, and we may never know who opened a department store next the hatter or what Medford belle purchased the brocaded shoes.
The hatter was a manufacturer and probably looked with disfavor on his neighbor's stock.
It is a far cry from the snuffers and candlesticks to the modern electrolier, but planing, though done by power, is spelled in the same old way on a Medford sign today not far from the site of the shop next to the hatter's.
No Medford marriages are mentioned, but in the issue of Feb. 29 is, died, Last week at Medford in an advanced age, Mr. Zachariah Pool of that place.
But ere this, on Jan. 15, was the following,
Last Sabbath fo'night died at Wenham Mrs. Mary Hall aged 21, Wife of Ebenezer Hall, one of the Printers of this Paper, and Daughter of Capt. Josiah Orne of Salem.
Her remains were interred at Salem the Thursday following.
And again on Feb. 22,
On Wednesday evening, last week, departed this life after a short illness, Mr. Ebenezer Hall, in the 27th ye