History Of The "Old High School" 1828-1840
by Charles Wells Chapin

        CHARLES W. HUBBARD, Springfield, Mass. — Was a carpenter and builder, firm of Hubbard & Hendrick. He died June 2, 1870, aged 54.

        JOSEPH MILLER, Springfield, Mass. — A printer. He died by his own act, Nov. 11, 1873, at the age of 49.

        SAMUEL M. OSGOOD, New York City. — Merchant. He died at East Orange, N. J., June 22, 1882, aged 61.

        CALVIN S. SHATTUCK. — Prepared for the Congregational ministry at Oneida Institute, and Auburn and Lane seminaries, completing his course in 1848. From 1850 to 1860 was at Greenwich, N. Y. Was six years at Emerald Grove, Wis. After the war of the Rebellion was a missionary in the Southwest for five years, his labors being in the contiguous corners of Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas, and the Indian Territory. Since the war was five years at Millville, N. Y., and nine years in Michigan. In 1888 he went to Louisiana to labor especially among the many Northern people settled there. He resides at Amite, Tangipahoa Co., La. He writes: "In returning from school one day, through Prospect street (now High street), I heard most fearful cries from the Card Factory pond; running to where it could be seen I found that a big boy had broken through the weak ice of spring, and was using up his strength in unearthly outcries instead of effective exertions, but just then a man from the factory extended a pole to him, and as he clung to it drew him safely ashore. As the boy rose to his feet the man said, 'There! don't you ever make such a noise again if you are drowning."'

        OTIS R. POTTER. — At the age of nineteen he went to New York as clerk for John J. Brower, hardware merchant. In 1838 he went to Buffalo, N. Y., where he was principal of one of the public schools for three years; a part of that time he was president of the board of education. In 1842 he returned to New York and was in the employ of Mr. Tappan, the originator of the trade agency business iii the United States. In 1848 be went South,

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