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nglish grammar and composition, and was editor of the Massachusetts Teacher. Ephraim Hunt, at one time superintendent of schools, published a Geometry for Grammar Schools. Charles H. Morss, who held the same position, edited a Book of Fables, by Horace E. Scudder, and the Heroes of Asgard. He has written many papers, Practicability of the Extension of High School Influence, Development of the Public Schools of Medford and a Memorial of Lorin Low Dame, and delivered many lectures. George E. Davenport made a valuable collection of ferns, which he gave to the Massachusetts Horticultural Society, where it is known as the Davenport Herbarium. He wrote for the Botanical Gazette, on botanical nomenclature, many monographs on ferns, on which subject he was a recognized authority. He delivered a lecture with lantern slides, on the Middlesex Fells many times for the benefit of the Fells, and poems and essays of his are to be found in periodicals. Mrs. Josephine L. Richards made herse