Church, though the only drawback to the applicant was his youth.
The family removed here and Starr wrote, I am very much pleased with the change, and delighted with the Medford people.
While on a visit he wrote to a relative, We have a fine Unitarian preacher there [Medford], Rev. C. Stetson, with whom I am intimately acquainted.
He is a man of solid acquirements, weighing some three hundred pounds. I have attended his church pretty often since my removal, which has occasioned mother some Church.
As the guest and family sat together looking out on the Mystic river below, or low lying Pasture Hill above, there must have been much pleasant conversation on subjects of common interest, for Miss Martineau's brother was a celebrated Unitarian divine.
A relative of the Stetsons says, There floats in my mind a dim tradition of Miss Lucy Osgood having made a tea party for Miss Martineau at that time, borrowing my aunt's guest knives and forks, as extras were needed, but not inviting