of record Medford had quite a number of innholders, whose names appear.
One thing they never failed to do at the October meeting—the committee to provide the supper in November was named.
But one record of a supper partaken of is given.
Sewell Pierce, Amos Butters and Varnum Pratt were the committee.
November 6th Ad 1826 No two Engine Company tuck Supper at W. Westons Tavern in Woburn and thare voted to meat at Wyman & Dexters Tarven in Medford at half past 6 P. M. Absent at Supper Oliver Wyman and Daniel Simons two members of the Company.
December 18th Ingine No 2 Cald out to a fire Absent Sewell Pierce Thomas Huffmaster Oliver A. Floid Cleon G. Town Frederic A. Kendall
After sixty-five years of service the old Grasshopper, must have begun to show signs of decrepitude.
So the record of January 27, 1828, is pertinent—
Voted that unless the town provide a new Engine we disband ourselves, also voted that James T Floyd Jr F A Kendall & Edward L. Staniels be a committee