not introduce them all. It is easy to see how the list might have been extended, even by adding only those cases on the surface of which appears some claim to public or general, rather than mere personal interest.
The memorial which stands over the remains of the Hon. Edward D. Bangs
of the Commonwealth
from 1824 to 1836, is one of these.
Those of Dr.
,” a Belgian, who, after many years' service in the American
navy, deceased at Roxbury
, aged nearly 70 years,--of James L. Whittier
, (1838) over whose dust, at the age of 21, a marble was raised by his class-mates of Brown University,--of Mrs.
,” of Boston
, (on Willow Avenue) who, born in Cambridge
in 1750, was buried here in 1838, at the age of more than 88 years,--these are various illustrations in point.
The monument proposed to be erected to T. G. Fessenden
, as we have stated, has been set up (on Yarrow Path) while these sketches were passing through the press, and the following inscription graven upon it:--
Thomas Green Fessenden died November 11th, 1837, aged 65.
This monument is erected by the Massachusetts Society for promoting Agriculture, by the Horticultural Society of Massachusetts, and by individuals, as a testimony of respect for the literary talents and acquirements of the deceased, and for his untiring labors in promoting the objects of the above institutions.
Another monument, on which the inscription has been engraven since this description was commenced, is that of “Putnam
,” on Beech Avenue, a column of