on as ever walked the earth.
His religion was a reality, and not a pretense or a cover.
He lived in Charlestown before he came to Somerville.
It was related of him at the time by a Charlestown baker that his bill against Mr. Forster in one year for bread was over four hundred dollars, not one loaf of which went to his own house.
Of late years his house has been owned and occupied by Mrs. E. R. Sawyer, but has now been removed to the rear.
One rangeway more, now Central street.
On the first corner stood a house owned and occupied by Edmund Tufts,—the first treasurer of Somerville,—and his sister, Abby Tufts.
The house is now a thing of the past.
The next house was owned and occupied by John C. Magoun, for many years an assessor of the town and city of Somerville.
The house is still standing, and is occupied by one of his daughters.
Next came the unfinished brick house of Samuel Welch, about which so many romantic stories have been told.
The next was the Powder House, with