r. Ebenr Hall in Medford near the bridge.
He sometimes preached for Dr. Osgood.
He imported a number of apple trees from England for his farm he had bought in Brattleborough, but they came too late in the spring and he had them sold.
Mr. Benjamin Hall bought some, and he set them out in his garden, a little South of his Summer house.
The trees are there now in Dr. Swan's garden.
The above is a portion of what Caleb Swan sent for confirmation to two well-known residents of Medford, docured for her stock to the amount of $1,144 in the Union Bank of Boston, and asks to have the amount, with interest, remitted to her, in care of her nephew, J. J. Hancox, who is with a firm of merchants in Liverpool which she names.
She writes Mr. Hall she is enclosing her letter in one to her nephew, William Wells of Boston, and has been made happy that day by the receipt of a letter from America, and expresses the hope of seeing her niece, Martha Wells, in England in a short time.