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railroad, and one each at North and Grove streets, where those streets pass over said railroad. Mention should be made of those bridges that once existed in our streets over the Middlesex canal. There was one over the branch canal at Mystic avenue near Swan street, and one each over the main canal at Main street near Summer street, at Winthrop street near West street, at North street at its junction with West, Cotting, and Auburn streets, and at High street at its junction with Boston avenue. The abutments of the bridge over the canal, where crossed by the Boston & Lowell Railroad, may still be seen near the Chemical Works, on Boston avenue in the city of Somerville. Members. Number previously reported, 226. Begien, Henry M. Brown, George E. Bruce, Mrs. F. P. Buss, Charles B. Coburn, Charles F. Fuller, G. S. T. Hollis, Mrs. Mary P. Kennedy, Dr. J. S. Leavitt, Harry B. Montague, Mrs. Hattie B. Start, Mrs. Philena C. Sturtevant, James S.
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. H. Cushing, R. B. Lawrence, C. H. Morss, C. H. Loomis. Papers and addresses. David H. Brown, Katharine H. Stone, Dr. R. J. P. Goodwin, John Ward Dean, Helen T. Wild, John H. Hooper. Historic Sites. L. L. Dame, W. C. Eddy, Ella L. Burbank, W. H. Cushing, John H. Hooper, Mrs. J. M. G. Plummer, Hetty F. Wait. Genealogy. W. I. Parker, E. Adelaide black, Eliza M. Gill, Ella S. Hinckley, Hetty F. Wait, D. H. Brown, Allston P. Joyce. Heraldry. Benjamin P. Hollis, C. B. Dunham, Dr. J. Hedenberg, F. H. C. Woolley, W. F. Kingman, Dr. J. Edson young. Library and collections. Agnes W. Lincoln, Benjamin F. Fenton, C. B. Johnson, H. D. Hall, Ella A. Leighton, Mary E. Sargent, Catherine E. Harlow, Francis A. Wait, Thomas Wright, Abijah Thompson. Members. Number previously reported, 238. Dalrymple, Willard. Fay, Wilton B. Russell, Harriet J. Saville, Geo. W. W. Saville, Helen E. Simpson, James B. Street,
to his proposal, and at break of day on the following Monday morning he walked three or four miles in pursuit of a young schoolmaster with whom he was slightly acquainted, that he might consult him in regard to the books which it would be necessary for him to procure and study. From him he learned for the first time of the Latin Accidence, and obtained the loan of it. This he mastered in a short time, and in a few weeks afterward he placed himself under the care of the Rev. Mr. Emerson, of Hollis, who was in the habit of receiving youths into his family and fitting them for college. During these preparatory studies he was unremitting in his diligence, constantly spending from fourteen to sixteen hours every day over his books, so that he entered college in sixteen months from the time of his determining to be a scholar. After receiving his degree in 1771 he pursued his theological studies for a year in Cambridge. I am not aware that his professional studies were under the directio