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to the interests that had always been hers in the affairs of home, church, town and nation. Though so thrifty a New Englander that the pence were as important to her as the pound, so thrifty, indeed, that she amassed a goodly property, she was generous with her means and her benefactions were numerous. The Historical Society of Medford can testify to her liberality, so can the church of her choice in Medford, Bolton and Northboro. Other organizations benefited by her gifts, the Teachers' Guild, the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the Bolton Library, the Unitarian Ministerial Fund, and probably other institutions. In religious belief she was a Unitarian and was consecrated to the work of that church, interested in its charities, devoted to its literature, and particularly loyal to the First Parish of Medford. Miss Sawyer died October 24, 1916. Her very long life of ninety-seven years, while not full of great events, was remarkable for its evenness, steadiness o
after his death his wife continued the benefactions and was a generous patron of many of Boston's well-known institutions. They celebrated their golden wedding in a manner appropriate to their position and wealth at Hotel Bristol, Boston, October 17, 1887. The invitations bore the words, No gifts desired; the pleasure of friends meeting friends only was desired and was realized. Among the guests were the following, with their wives, Ex-Gov. Alexander H. Rice, Hon. Thomas N. Hart, Chester Guild, Rev. E. A. Horton, Rev. M. J. Savage, Moses Kimball; the Misses Kimball; Rev. James Reed, and J. M. Rodocanachi, the Greek consul. Poems written for the occasion by Rev. E. A. Horton, Rev. M. J. Savage, and Elijah B. Smith of West Medford were read. These, and others not read for want of time, were printed in a beautiful souvenir volume containing an account of the occasion, with the names of the guests, fifty copies of which were printed for private distribution. The fellow voy
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 20., What the women of Medford are doing in the present War crisis. (search)
busily employed are:— Woman's Christian League (W. M. Cong. Ch.), Mrs. W. E. Farr, chairman. Tufts College Auxiliary, Mrs. A. H. Gilmer, chairman. Woman's Alliance (Unitarian), Mrs. Charles Sawyer, chairman. Sesame Club, Miss Miriam Clark, chairman. Catholic Woman's Club (W. M.), Miss Kate Duane, chairman. Watchful Circle (King's Daughters, S. M.), Mrs. C. L. Carpenter, chairman. Sarah E. Fuller Circle (King's Daughters, S. M.), Mrs. G. S. T. Fuller, chairman. Grace Guild (Episcopal), Mrs. Julia Hadley, chairman. Mystic Congregational Church, Miss E. Josephine Wilcox, chairman. Trinity M. E. Ch., (W. M.), Mrs. Herbert A. Weitz, chairman. Union Congregational Church (S. M.), Mrs. Frederick Blandford, chairman. Baptist Church (W. M.), Mrs. Jennie Lougee, chairman. Hillside Universalist, Mrs. G. F. Harvender, chairman. Girl Scouts, Camp Fire Girls and many individuals are also engaged in the work. Since May 8 a total of 1,305 finished articles h