umber of readers for use in schools.
The American First Class Book is one of the most notable books of its kind and still sought.
On his stone at Mount Auburn is carved the words, Poet, Patriot, Preacher, Philosopher, Philanthropist.
The Rev. William Henry Furness was a distinguished theologian whose sermons were published, best known for his books, Jesus, and Jesus and His Biographers.
The Rev. Caleb Stetson wrote many tracts, and his sermons and discourses were printed.
The Rev. Elihu Marvin edited the Congregational Review and a temperance paper, the Daily News.
The Rev. Hosea Ballou, President of Tufts College, wrote the Ancient History of Universalism, many pamphlets, and edited several hymn books.
His sermons and newspaper articles have been reprinted.
The Rev. Edward B. Hall wrote a Memoir of Mary L. Ware, Life and Character of Samuel Howe, and the Atonement.
The Rev. Elias Nason published several biographies, a gazetteer of Massachusetts, and edited a hym
as lame and walked with a crutch, it was said he could run and jump better than the other boys.
He was a natural born musician and could play on any instrument.
He led many of the choirs at the different churches.
Mother and Mrs. Peak of bell ringing fame sang in the choir.
In later years I sang where-ever father conducted.
Dr. Gregg, who used to live in the old brick building at junction of Salem and Ship streets, was committee on music and selected the hymns for church service at Rev. Mr. Marvin's (Orthodox) church.
Jeremiah Jordan organized the first Medford Band and was instrumental in bringing Burdett of the Boston Brigade Band out to Medford to teach band music.
My brother, Henry Lincoln Jordan, was the leader.
Jordan & Potter's Quadrille Band furnished music for many of Medford's dancing parties.
I had always been steeped in music (as you might say), and it was one of my greatest delights when father would allow me to go with him. I hope I may be a dancer in the next