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Mrs. Jane Turell. by Myra Brayton Morss. [Read before the Medford Historical Society, October 21, 1901.] HERE has recently come into the possession of the Medford Public Library a small volume printed at the Rose and Crown near the Mansion House, London, in 1741. The title of this book reads as follows:— A Memoir of the Life and Death of the Pious and Ingenuous Mrs. Jane Turell who died at Medford, March 26, 1735, aetat. 27. The title-page further states that the material was collected chiefly from her own manuscripts, by her Consort, the Rev. Mr. Ebenezer Turell, M. A., Pastor of the Church in Medford. The volume is very small (price 1s. 6d.), and the memoirs are of a most scanty biographical character, but it has seemed, nevertheless, worth while to give place in our gallery of historical portraits to the very slight pencil sketch that we are able to present of this woman, as remarkable in her own time for high mental attainments as for great piety, albeit in an age when