and the occasion was one of especial interest.
Grace Church, Medford, is the creation of that transcendent artist, Henry Hobson Richardson, architect of Trinity Church, Boston; Grace Church, Springfield; the Capitol at Albany, and Woburn Public Library.
It is situated on High street, nearly opposite the site of the First, or Unitarian, Church and occupies one-third of the old Timothy Bigelow property, consisting of about fifty thousand square feet.
The other two-thirds are owned by James W. Tufts.
The style of the church is Gothic, with a sharply sloping roof, acutely pointed windows and a tower ninety feet in height, surmounted by an iron cross.
The material is the cobble stone or boulder of the field, with trimmings of hewn granite.
The external roof is of slate, with metal cresting.
The interior finish is of open timber work, colored brown.
The nave and aisles under one span of roof are seventy-one feet long by thirty-five feet wide, with a chancel twenty-eight feet long
that a copy of these resolutions be sent them and to the Medford papers for publication. David H. Brown. John H. Hooper will C. Eddy. February 17, 1902.
James W. Tufts.
In the death of Mr. James W. Tufts at Pinehurst, N. C., February 2, the Historical Society, together with Medford and Boston, has lost a man whose depMr. James W. Tufts at Pinehurst, N. C., February 2, the Historical Society, together with Medford and Boston, has lost a man whose departure will be deeply mourned.
His quiet and reserve may have kept him from the wide acquaintance he deserved, but those who knew his worth of character and the modest goodness of his life sorrow that they will see his face no more.
Mr. Tufts' active life in affairs began in Somerville, but early he came to Medford, where he cMr. Tufts' active life in affairs began in Somerville, but early he came to Medford, where he continued as a druggist until he entered upon the larger business which, by his untiring industry, and by his sagacity and signal ability in management, made him one of the most successful men of his time, whose enterprise has contributed to the good of others.
For the good of others entered into his scheme of life.
He was not o