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Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall) 155 1 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 1 26 2 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, John Greenleaf Whittier 20 4 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4 19 3 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 18 0 Browse Search
Archibald H. Grimke, William Lloyd Garrison the Abolitionist 17 1 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 16 0 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. 16 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 15 1 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Margaret Fuller Ossoli 14 2 Browse Search
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and large attendance. The committee in charge, though for a time startled by its temerity in its production because of the great expense involved, was happy at its close, and at that November meeting turned into the Society's treasury the net proceeds of $1,018.21. The Society hired the Francis house, which had a little historic interest, having been the home of Convers Francis, the originator of the Medford cracker, and also the birthplace of his talented daughter and authoress, Lydia Maria Child. It also made some repair and refitted it for Society use, and furnished the same. In 1902 the property was placed in the market for sale and was then purchased by the Society for $4,000.00. Of this amount $1,000 was paid in cash, and the remainder provided for by a mortgage and the favorable interest rate of four per cent. But prior to this purchase the various expenses had absorbed the proceeds of the historic festival already alluded to, and several efforts of lesser magnitud