nd street with his three sisters, Misses Susan M., Hetty F. and Sarah H. Wait, for some fifteen years. The family previously lived in a housen the great fire of 1850.
The burned house was the house in which Mr. Wait was born, July 28, 1829, the second son of Nathan W. and Susan (Smacksmiths.
His father's grandmother was Sarah Bradlee Fulton, and Mr. Wait was an attendant at the exercises of dedication of the monument plthe home, and always found something to do, as he himself said.
Mr. Wait's great-grandfather(on the maternal side),when five years old, witad's mind as never to be forgotten.
By inheritance (or otherwise) Mr. Wait possessed a remarkable memory and was quite an authority on Medforpendent.
By appointment, the writer of this article walked with Mr. Wait during the forenoon of a fine day in September last, up Forest strtion, and inspecting the station of the Metropolitan park police.
Mr. Wait evidently enjoyed the woods walk and spoke with much satisfaction