slation requiring it, that committee probably considered the plan of Medford as unnecessary.
In 1898 there was published by G. W. Stadly & Co. an Atlas of Medford, consisting of twenty-one double pages.
Upon one of these is the Tufts map of 1794 and the reprint of the Walling map we have alluded to. The first plate shows the entire territory of the city in colors, and has Arabic numerals in each shade referring to the succeeding sectional plates, while the various wards are designated by Roman.
A peculiar feature is the section above the Fellsway, then called Osgood heights, with its winding streets, thus necessary because of the local elevation and contour.
These sections indicate all then existing houses.
The Atlas of Boundaries, 1898 (see Register, Vol.
XVIII, p. 90), beside the map, is devoted to description of the boundary lines, and contains half-tone cuts of all the thirty monuments that mark the corners of Medford.
Thus far we have mentioned the maps and plans tha