Janet, daughter of Andrew Blanchard.
She was born in this house,
Medford Historical Society's Building. and after marriage lived in the one now numbered twenty-eight Ashland street.
Hannah Wyman, daughter of the stage driver, who lived in thewestern half of the dwelling, now number forty-three High street.
Ann Rose, daughter of Joseph Swan, brother of Dr. Daniel Swan.
Frances Ray, who rode to school each day from the Stearns House.
The following are living in Medford: Miss Lucy Peck, Miss Mary G. Porter, Julia Peck, widow of James A. Hervey; Mary W. Blanchard, widow of Pelham Harlow; Susan E. Withington, widow of Humphrey B. Howe; Mary Cushing, widow of Samuel Weston.
Eliza Bishop, widow of W. H. Emery, is living in Newton; Hepzibah Hall, widow of Henry Bradlee, in Boston.
Out of town pupils were Harriet Worcester; Charlotte Fitz, widow of Gilbert Tufts, living in Charlestown; Charlotte and Kate Walker of the same place.
Charlotte married James G. Foster, who
ps he did not either, but it sounded sympathetic and so we became quieter.
The high school numbered far more girls than boys.
I remember well Rebecca, Chastina, Garaphylia and Esmeralda, the four pretty daughters of Isaac Sprague, a leading ship builder; Caroline Blake, daughter of Oliver Blake, a dry goods merchant; Maria Fuller, daughter of George Fuller, a ship builder of South street; Harriet Stetson, daughter of Jotham Stetson, another ship builder on the same street; Mary Peck and Lucy Peck, daughters of Thos. R. Peck of the hat factory, all nice girls, but I fear none remain to hear me say so.
As the high school did not fit for college James Hervey, Albert F. Sawyer and myself left it about 1843 for the private academy of Mr. Day on Forest street, successor to John Angier.
He gave us good instruction, but his school was very small and could not give us the habit of forceful recital and expression which the great Boston Latin school gave its pupils.
However, we all got i