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ant, entertaining, sympathetic, industrious, are other words used to formulate the impression those who knew him have retained all these years. As the story of his work is told, we shall be able to see reasons for using words descriptive of deeper, stronger, and more abiding traits of character which will be discerned on a closer acquaintance. He was born in the ancient house still standing at the corner of High and Woburn streets, October 30, 1795. He was fitted for Harvard under Dr. Luther Stearns, who came to Medford as a teacher, but who occasionally practised medicine. He became a member of the class of 1816 at Harvard. The scrap-book contains a little relic of the student life of long ago. Napoleon Bonaparte was an object that loomed large in the eyes of the world. He had just been sent to Saint Helena, and the question was whether he could escape. We find that two students expressed their beliefs in this record of a wager. There is no record whether the dinner was h
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 10., Extracts from Selectmen's Records. (search)
y Laws. September 7, 1840. Com. who were authorized by town to procure the publication of the By Laws for the town on their application to the Board were directed to deposit said Laws with the Town Clerk and give Public notice that they have so left them for distribution to the inhabitants who may apply for them. Vol. IV, p. 122. Smoke nuisance. September 7, 1840. Petition of O. Blake & others, praying the Board to take proper measures to abate a nuisance at the Oil Mill of Mess Stearns by the use of Bituminous Coals at said Mill. Vol. IV, p. 122. Clerk of the Market. May 1, 1843. Voted. To appoint Samuel Blanchard Clerk of the Market for the ensuing year. Vol. IV, p. 173. First police Officer. October 5, 1840. In conformity with the article contained in the recently published By-Laws, of the Town of Medford—Voted to appoint Mr. Aaron Blanchard Police Officer, for the town. Declined serving & Saml Blanchard appointed. Vol. IV, p. 123. Reading Room. Jan