Helen Hunt and Kate Field were often of our company, and Colonel Higginson was always with us. Our usual place of meeting was the house f my invention, but which originated in the following manner: Colonel Higginson had related to us that at a boarding-house which he had recenof Harvard University.
I acted as president of the occasion, Colonel Higginson as my aid; and we both marched up the aisle in Oxford caps anan address in Latin, Greek, and English; and when I turned to Colonel Higginson, and called him, Filie meum dilectissime, he wickedly replieion was effected, and a small governing board was appointed.
Colonel Higginson became our treasurer, Miss Juliet R. Goodwin, granddaughter o and the party usually broke up after a session of two hours. Colonel Higginson once deigned to say that this club made it possible to be senwers in that immediate vicinity were gathered and explained.
Colonel Higginson ministered to our instruction and entertainment, and once unb