aid to be the most complete work of its kind in existence, a forerunner of the modern nature books, taught one of the public schools of Medford for several years.
Lorin Low Dame, whose quickening power guided the high school for twenty-seven years, spent his leisure in adding to the world's knowledge of flowers and trees.
The Flora of Middlesex County, Typical Elms and Other Trees of Massachusetts and the Hand-book of the Trees of New England, with Ranges throughout the United States and Canada, are valuable monuments to his exact observation and industry.
Elizabeth Gleason Bigelow, a pupil, made many careful drawings to illustrate the Hand-book of Trees.
Rosewell B. Lawrence has written a complete handbook of the Middlesex Fells, with maps; and a series of letters of travel, Egypt and the Holy Land.
The Rev. Bradley Gilman, a high school graduate of 1875, now a Unitarian clergyman, is the author of From a Parsonage Porch, Back to the Soil, Roland Carnaquay, and juvenile st