Excerpt from Annals of the Harvard Class of 1852 With this purpose she wrote to Mr. Joseph H. Choate, who approved the plan and lent her many letters written to him self by the members of the Class shortly after leaving college. Judge Choate also, as may be seen by those who read, con tributed interesting anecdotes and explanations; and Mrs. Addison Brown has given great help by kindly copying, from an autobiographical fragment, Judge Brown's recollections of his Harvard days. But it is to Dr. Henry K. Oliver that the book owes most, and the debt is in truth inestimable. His wonderful memory was as accurate as it was retentive, and he was able therefore to explain the references in songs and poems, and to recall many forgotten events as well as ways and cus toms which have long since fallen into desuetude, and any interest that may attach to the Class Annals is largely due to him. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.