Babson Magazine

Summer 2014

News, Notes + Nods


How Dark the Night

William Hammond emails, “The fifth volume of the Cutler Family Chronicles ( has been released by the Naval Institute Press. How Dark the Night picks up the action in 1805, where the fourth, A Call to Arms, ends. The years leading up to the War of 1812 ensnare the United States in a web of financial and political chaos as the epic struggle between Great Britain and France reaches a crescendo. President Jefferson’s embargo threatens the livelihood of all New England shipping families just as the Cutler family is threatened by a serious illness to its most cherished member.”