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Her husband assisted her in editing some of her writings, and she assisted him in editing ‘Theology in Romance,’ a work of two volumes. She wrote ‘Reminiscences of Leonard Woods,’ edited and wrote in part her father's ‘History of the Andover Seminary.’ Mr. Baker wrote a number of works on theological subjects, and while in Medford published ‘A School History of the United States, containing Maps, a Chronological Chart, and an Outline of Topics for a More Extensive Course of Study’ (843). Mrs. Baker died in Brooklyn, N. Y., April 27, 1893. A son, born in 1845, is one of the prominent physicians today in BostonDr. William H. Baker, named for a member of his father's parish.

Third. Samuel Weed taught from February, 1806, to August, 1807. He studied medicine with Dr. Brooks, and after settling in Portland, Me., came to Medford for his bride, marrying Maria Condy. He was a physician of the old-school type in dignity, graciousness and worth, like Doctors Brooks and Swan, and was greatly beloved and highly respected in Portland, where he died in 1857 at the age of eighty-three.

Fourth. A later teacher in the West Grammar School became the eloquent preacher and gifted writer, Thomas Starr King. He received his appointment November 25, 1842, through the influence of his father's friend, Rev. Hosea Ballou, 2d, pastor of the Universalist Church, though the only drawback to the applicant was his youth. The family removed here and Starr wrote, ‘I am very much pleased with the change, and delighted with the Medford people.’

While on a visit he wrote to a relative, ‘We have a fine Unitarian preacher there [Medford], Rev. C. Stetson, with whom I am intimately acquainted. He is a man of solid acquirements, weighing some three hundred pounds. I have attended his church pretty often since my removal, which has occasioned mother some worriment, which you may suppose is no way lessened when I tell her, at least twice a week, that I intend taking a ’

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