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Historic leaves, volume 2, April, 1903 - January, 1904 10 0 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2 8 0 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 7 3 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. 6 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 6 0 Browse Search
William Hepworth Dixon, White Conquest: Volume 1 4 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 4 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 4 2 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 8, April, 1909 - January, 1910 3 1 Browse Search
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Historic leaves, volume 2, April, 1903 - January, 1904, Literary men and women of Somerville. (search)
interest, Mrs. Bacon resigned her editorship, although her occasional contributions to the magazine continued. The Repository contains many examples of verse from the pen of Mrs. Bacon, and a few examples of her prose. We may perhaps best say that the Repository itself is the monument of her labors. But through life her pen was busy. As a child, she made experiments in composition. When her husband died, Mrs. Bacon published an extended Memoir of him; also she contributed to The Rose of Sharon, an annual, in the fashion of those days, with miscellaneous contents and steel engravings. Her letters, written from abroad in 1867, are described as very entertaining. A little book, called Only a Keepsake, privately printed during her life, contains some of her poems. Here are a few lines about April—– Life! life! 't is singing in the rills And piping in the meadows, Tis bursting from the gray old trees That cast their ghostly shadows. The rose's stem is flushed with red, With green
he age of sixteen. She served as one of the two assistant editors during the term of her sister-in-law's leadership. Mrs. Munroe also contributed to the Rose of Sharon. One of her contributions (1856) has peculiar local interest, since it relates to the people who lived on Prospect Hill near her residence. The yellow house witmerville man, who, with her, was active in founding the Cross-street Church, and died at her home on Walnut street in 1883, aged sixty-three years. The Rose of Sharon of 1856, containing the prose just quoted, was edited by Mrs. Caroline M. Sawyer. Mrs. Sawyer was a resident of Somerville from 1869 until her death in 1894. Dur activity, contributing prose and verse to the secular and the religious press, and editing in turn the youth's department of the Christian Messenger, the Rose of Sharon, and the Ladies' Repository, in the last office immediately succeeding Mrs. Bacon. In later years she translated Herder's Leaves of Antiquity, and wrote many poe
s74, 75, 76 Prospect Hill Schoolhouse46, 47 Prospect Street, Somerville47 Putnam, Rev. Dr. A. P.85 Putnam, Daniel94 Putnam, General Israel78-99 Putnam, Israel, Jr.94 Putnam's Flag86 Quarry Hill81 Queen Mary38 Quincy, Mass.7, 56 ‘Rainbow, The’26 Randall, Mary L.103 Reading, Mass.15 Reed, General90 Reformation The10 Rehoboth, Mass.38 Rehoboth Baptist Church38 Revere, Paul27, 78 Revocation, The10 Revolutionary War, The15, 79 Richardson's Mill54 Robinson, Martha15 ‘Rose of Sharon, The’9, 25, 27 Rouen, France11 Roxbury, Mass.100 Runey, Horace44 Runey, James S.45 Runey, John44, 45 Runey, John, House of44 Runey, Mrs. Maria M.45 Russell, Daniel60 Russell, Frank45 Russell, James, Recorder36 Russell, Thomas53 Rymes, Christopher E.22 Saint Lawrence River49, 52 Salem, Mass.40 Sanborn, David, House of47 Sanborn, David, Jr., House of47 Sanborn, Mrs. David47 Sandwich, England16 Sanitary Commission, The103 Saratoga86 Sargent Ave., Somerville44 Sawyer, Mrs.