1. - wide, the houses large, andthe trees and powers greenand beautiful. The Dr. callsthis one of his old homes. Heattended the Normal schoolhere. We called on his oldteacher, Mr. Tillinghast,He was not at home. Sawhis sister, who said he wasvisiting at Spring field. Calledon Mrs. Leach, whose son wasa schoolmate of the Doctor's.Dined at Mrs. Washburn's, whereHe used to board. In the afternoonvisited the Normalschool, and was much pleased.Had an introduction to theteachers, Messrs. Conant. Howett,1. - and Lincoln. Took the cars at6 1/2 o'clock for Fall River, Thistown, situated on NarragansetBay, is a very interesting andpretty town. The surface isquite uneven, the hills slopingdown to the bay and dotted totheir very summits with neathouses. The same scenery maybe observed on the other side ofthe bay, where are the towns ofSomerset and Swansey. Took thesteamboat Metropolis here forNew York. This a most magnificentlybuilt and furnishedsteamer, for surpassing all myexpectations. We spent the timeuntil half past eight on deck.
Original diary dimensions: 9.5 x 14 cm.
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