for the great cause.
His “Modern School Geography and Atlas
” are proofs of his ability and enthusiasm; and we deeply regret that all our efforts to learn more of his history and labors have been so unsuccessful.
He is an honorary member of the Geographical Societies
, and Berlin
If another son of Medford
has labored long and spent much for common schools, is it necessary that it should be noticed in this history?
The writer of this has maintained, that, under the circumstances, it is not necessary; but he has at last been syllogized into the belief, that what was publicly done by a son of Medford
towards the “education-revival” of 1835-7 belongs to the history of the town, and cannot be omitted without violating the rule followed in all other cases in town histories.
Silenced rather than convinced, he yields to the wishes of those he has no right to disregard; and, omitting all details, he consents only to the republication of a letter which first appeared in the Plymouth
newspaper, Oct. 4, 1845, and was copied in the “Common School Journal.”
The introductory remarks of the editor will sufficiently explain the facts.