n the shaded hill slope.
This view is also delineator Rawson's primary work; but the sculptor was J. W. Watts, a resident of West Medford, and noted for his excellent work in steel engraving.
The views of the so-called Cradock house and the residence of Gorham Brooks give us the oldest and most realistic portrayal; the latter is made more so by the slave-wall in front and the distant view of the old wood-burner engine and cars on the railroad, then not very old. The Edward Brooks (Peter Chardon Brooks, 1802) residence is another.
Of this fine estate scarce a vestige now remains, but the view is an excellent one.
The view of Walnut-tree hill was also by Rawson and made from Broadway in Somerville.
But two buildings, Ballou hall and Packard hall, crown its summit, and one dwelling at the end of Professors row, for the college had but just been instituted.
Beyond are the hills and spires of Malden, which then included Everett, and nearer, the winding Mystic with its broad marshe
It was handsomer than Quincy stone.
It would appear in great masses, some unchanged by rust, others hard as ever but colored like the gravel.
The final form was the so-called red gravel.
This stone was in demand.
Mr. Joseph Grinnell built a house of it in New Bedford in 1830, and told me it came round Cape Cod in a schooner.
Many gravestones, too, were made of it. Perhaps a search in Boston might find it in some house fronts.
There are some puzzles, however.
Why did Mr. Peter C. Brooks, in 1820, build his arch over the canal of stone from Concord, N. H.?
（15 Register, p. 31.) He covered that arch and all the promenade from his mansion to the lake with Medford red gravel.
Why did the Halls, who owned both quarries, build (1786) those steps behind the Dudley Hall house of granite from Tyngsboro? (15 Register, p. 65.) Mr. Magoun built his street wall in front of the Library (A. D. 18—) of Medford dark granite. (15 Register, p. 14, says Mr. Brooks built street walls o