Mr Isaac Greenleaf nearly opposite the house of Dr. Osgood—where Capt. Ward from Salem afterwards built his house and died —and now owned and occupied by Mr Thatcher Magoun Jr.
Mrs Samuel Swan was then at school in the Town School (kept by Mr Prentiss) now Mr Train's house, and next West of Genl Brooks' house.
She remembers the children were all brought out in line in front of the School to see General Washington.
Every scholar held a quill in his hand.
Mr Greenleaf's son Isaac, now liherwise that hark back to the days when the oil of birch was freely used.
With little regard for usage, he found it in his power, and his memoranda are a valuable contribution to Medford annals.
Schoolmasters in Medford.
[Mr] Prentiss, [schoolhouse] now Mr. Train's house.
When Gen'l Washington visited Col. Brooks.
Settled as minister of Lancaster in 1793. Father of John E. Thayer and Brother, Brokers, Boston.