e; Take we our seats, and let the dirge begin.
Of Eugene Fuller, the second child, the following notice taken from the annual obituary college record, by Joseph Palmer, M. D., published by the Boston Daily Advertiser, gives some account:—
Eugene Fuller, the eldest son of Hon. Timothy and Margaret (Crane) Fuller, was born in Cambridge, Mass., May 14, 1815.
After leaving college in 1834, he studied law, partly at the Dane Law School in Cambridge, and partly in the office of George Frederick Farley, Esq., of Groton, Mass. After his admission to the bar, he practised his profession two years in Charlestown, Mass. He afterwards went to New Orleans, and was connected with the public press of that city.
He spent several summers there, and, some two or three years ago was affected by a sun-stroke, which resulted in a softening of the brain, and ultimately in a brain fever, which came very near proving fatal, and left him in a shattered condition.
His friends hoping that medical treat
st of his time.
He was born July 8, 1826, in Londonderry, N. H. When he was very young, his family removed to Pelham, where he received his rudimentary education, and lived until 1844, when he removed to Groton.
He prepared for college at Groton Academy, and entered Amherst College in 1846, but discontinued after a year and returned to Groton.
He said in later life that he remained there as long as they could teach him anything.
He then began the study of law in the office of George Frederick Farley, and was admitted to the Middlesex bar in October, 1849.
In 1848, Mr. Griffin, though a young man, took a prominent part on the side of the Free Soil party, both as a speaker, writer and editor of a Free Soil paper.
In 1850 he removed to Charlestown and began the practice of his profession, and was city solicitor four or five years. In 1859 he removed to Malden, and shortly after to Medford.
While in Charlestown, in 1854, his strenuous opposition to the act of the Legislature cons