it was too great, as only two Sabbaths were spent there, and better quarters secured.
Again this quotation tells us where.
Mr. Cummings in his excellent paper only says—
A hall in the neighborhood was fitted up. This bake-house room was later used in the gold-beating business and finally demolished in 1896.
It was of brick, substantially built, and served its purpose well.
But there was another old brick house, in recent years demolished, on Ship street, called the College, where in 1822 some people not of the old Medford church assembled.
More unsuited for such purpose than the bake-house was this dwelling, and in the evening their worship was transferred to the hall in one of the hotels.
In this case we are fortunate in knowing the name of the preacher, Rev. Josiah Brackett of Charlestown, and also the texts he preached from.
Beside the river on Main street (where is now the four-story building of brick) stood a two-story wooden building.
In this was the Mead's Hall, to