associates and friends, with no disparity of ages.
I remember later on how pleased I was to have Miss Foster tell me to take my first finished bit of sewing and show it to the older pupils and hear them say it was done very neatly. . . .
Dr. Samuel Gregg then lived in the brick block, corner Salem street and Riverside avenue, over what is now Mr. Bartlett's store.
Then Mr. Gilbert Blanchard kept a small grocery store there.
Two of Dr. Gregg's daughters attended Miss Foster's school. . . . Dr. Gregg's daughters attended Miss Foster's school. . . . In unpleasant weather the doctor would come for them and take all the children to their homes.
One snowy afternoon he came with his big sleigh, loaded it full of children, turned round slowly and tipped us all out, and down the hill we rolled; he, laughing, called out to get in quickly if we wanted a ride. . . .
Mr. Aaron Magoun taught in the brick school house near the Cross street burying ground.
Pupils were admitted when eight years of age, but I know of two who were permitted to enter