litical, for the Use of Higher Classes, and edited the Annals of Education.
Dr. Luther Stearns, father of George L. Stearns, opened a school in 791 that became the leading Academy of the United States, to quote the opinion of the time.
Susannah Rowson, famous as the author of Charlotte Temple, Lucy Temple, and Sarah, moved her large school to Medford in 1800, when she wished its girls to have the advantages of a country life.
She also wrote a volume of poems and an abridgment of Universast Bacheller has written two books used in Normal Art Schools—the Principles of Design and Design in Theory and Practice, with a personal directness and freshness of treatment unusual in text-books.
From the days of William Woodbridge and Susannah Rowson until now, Medford people have been writing text-books.
Benjamin Franklin Tweed, principal in one of Medford's schools, and afterwards professor at Tufts College, wrote several text-books on English grammar and composition, and was editor o