e too; But when.
self-spent, the sudden tempest past, What genial sunshine poured on us at last!
Mr. Forbes resigned on account of ill-health and afterward accepted the mastership in a Charlestown grammar school.
Mr. Isaac Ames (Dartmouth, 1839) took the position March 16, 1841, and held it till April 1, 1844.
His absence of four weeks in 1841 was supplied by Mr. A. K. Hathaway, who afterwards became principal of the Centre Grammar School and still later the head of a successful privats Annie M. Sawyer (Wellesley, 1889), from September 14, 1891, to June 24, 1892.
Miss Josephine E. Bruce, from September 13, 1892.
Miss Carrie W. Whitcomb, from September 13, 1892.
It will be observed that, except for twenty-three weeks in 1839, no assistant was appointed till May, 1841; also that there was none from August 26, 1849, to April 1, 1851.
During this last period, through a desire to raise the standard of fitness for admission, no class was received.
Six of the assistants
ht as a British East Indiaman of fifteen hundred tons with a crew of one hundred and twenty-five and sail half again as fast.
The Rajah, built by J. Stetson at Medford in 1836, five hundred and thirty tons, one hundred and forty feet long and thirty feet beam, is cited as a fair specimen of our best freighting vessels.
Deacon Samuel Train in partnership with his brother Enoch had built for them the largest vessel up to that time, the St. Petersburg. She was built by Waterman & Ewell in 1839, and was one hundred and sixty feet long, thirty-three feet broad and eight hundred and fourteen tons burthen.
She had the painted ports and square stern of a New York packet-ship, and had such beautiful fittings and accommodations that she attracted crowds of sightseers at every port.
Richard Trask of Manchester, her master and part owner, was one of the dandy merchant captains of his generation.
After arranging for the return cargo at St. Petersburg and visiting his friends, he would lea