Mr. Elisha B. Curtis and others gave personal reminiscences on the subject, and also of the Medford family noted for their skill in ringing bells and entertaining exhibitions of the same.
May 18 Charles Edward Mann, President of the Malden Historical Society, gave an informal talk on Sam Walter Foss as he knew him in early life, when both were beginning on journalistic careers and undertaking literary work.
This interchange of courtesies with our neighbors is a happy phrase of our work.
Mrs. Augusta A. Brigham, now of Malden, formerly of Medford, a member of this Society, gave a paper before the New England Historic Genealogical Society this season, and she acquitted herself so creditably that we feel honored by the work she has done.
Her subject was The Massacre at Lancaster, the story of the captivity of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson.
At each meeting of the Bay State Historical League one or more of our members have served as delegates. Eliza M. Gill, Secretary.