e built a schoolhouse on the north side of Chestnut street. This house was a story and a half in height, with two entrances; the boys' room was on the first floor, and the girls' room on the second floor.
Mr. Hathaway taught the boys, and Miss Annette Hale (his sister-in-law) the girls.
Mr. Hathaway also built a large dwelling-house on the corner of Ashland and Chestnut streets, into which he moved with his family just before Christmas, 1851.
His school contained pupils from Medford and theursuit to his instruction.
He possessed good instruments, and enjoyed assisting and instructing his pupils on the east field.
He was very strong in the languages, particularly Latin.
I studied that before the English grammar, by his advice.
Miss Hale taught the younger pupils in English, but we always recited in language and elocution in the larger room to Mr. Hathaway.
He always seemed to be suffering from a hidden malady that sapped his bodily strength, aud we were conscious of his forti