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find sometimes to their dismay, for numerous other smaller plans are duly recorded, but not all in this section. Who knows where Emperor street is? If any one now should make a laying out with royal names he might lay himself open to criticism. But in 1855, Plan Book 7, p. 33, is old road now called Emperor street. Book 8, p. 26, is a rough form of the same by Daniel Ayer, of whom an old resident says, He had a faculty of developing all sorts of odd places. The old schoolmaster, Aaron K. Hathaway, made the finished and earlier recorded plan. One house was erected on this royal layout; is now, and has been for sixty years, the farthest removed from neighbors of any in Medford. Emperor street is part of the old lane or wood road leading from Winthrop street by the old railroad cut in Sugar-loaf hill. After crossing the west branch of meetinghouse brook it turns sharply to the left at the foot of a hill on which are the other royalties-King, Queen, and Prince. Emperor was the