ussell Leary died November 24, 1902, at her temporary home in Hartford, Ct. She was born in South Hadley, August 16, 1838, and was a descendant of Rev. John Russell, one of the earliest settlers of that town.
In her death we realize the loss of a patriotic, loyal-hearted woman, who was interested in the past and present of Medford.
Almost from its beginning she was one of the most devoted members of the Medford Historical Society.
At the January meeting of the society, Hon. C. H. Porter, of Quincy, gave an address, entitled The 39th Massachusetts Regiment in the Civil War.
From personal observation, careful study of official reports and the writings of various commanders, he was able to give his hearers a vivid account of the movements of the regiment from the time of its organization until the victory before Richmond.
The Saturday evening course of lectures for 1903 offers an attractive set of topics.
Last month Mr. Walter C. Wright read a paper on the Gypsy M