Tuskegee, Hampton, Berea and Calhoun, the colleges devoted to the education of colored students, are indebted to Mrs. Stearns for most liberal yearly contributions of pecuniary aid from the start, nor have her private benefactions been less liberal and judicious.
Tufts College and the Boston Homoeopathic Hospital are handsomely remembered in her will, and this Society is the residuary legatee of portraits of historic value— one of them being that of the builder of this house, Convers Francis—and other appropriate gifts.
Let us therefore say as Whittier did of her noble husband; may she not also—
Hear the blessing, Good and faithful enter in! Henry C. Delong, Walter C. Wright, Calvin H. Clark.
Rev. Ebenezer Turell. by Helen T. Wild.
Rev. Ebenezer Turell was the son of Samuel and Lydia (Stoddard) Turell.
He was born Feb. 15, 1702, and graduated from college in 1721.
In 1724, he was ordained and became the pastor of the church in Medford.
He married first, Ja<