rse chestnut, wrenched and torn by the tornado of 1850, still stood at the end of Warren street. The old Usher house, decrepit with years, was on the present postoffice site, as was a little one-room building, in which a variety store had once been kept.
Beside this was Captain Wyatt's residence, which, enlarged a little, still remains, till recently the residence of his grandson, William Cheney.
The Gamage corner had not begun to take on the various additions and alterations, for neither Chinese nor yet Mikado laundry had arrived.
Policeman Richardson had not yet come to engage in the livery business, which for over thirty years has been a stable one, though conducted by several proprietors.
Edward Shaw with his express came not till ‘71, nor was he located beside Whitmore Brook till five years later.
Cunningham's omnibus made no trips to Medford Square, nor did, indeed, till ‘76, while the bobtail car which succeeded the omnibus would at that day have been deemed a wild enter