Boston Medical and Surgical Journal
Of few men could it more regretfully be said, " The place which knew him shall know him no more." His life was eminently not one of those to be measured by figures on a dial, but rather by all which he did and pnrpo:>ed, and by all the sterling influences of his character. The good he did will live after him. During his term of active practice his kindly presence and acknowledged skill were the solace and reliance of his patients; while his energy, sagacity, and high sense of honor gave him
... honor gave him influence, not only among his fellow townsmen and the physicians of his immediate neighborhood, but extending through the counties of Western Massachusetts. Thus he lived, devoted to his family, loyal to his friends, faithful to his profession. The education of his nephew for the profession he loved was to him an object of the deepest interest. As in all his social and professional relations, so as President of the Massachusetts Medical Society he was an example of dignity, courtesy, fidelity, and sound judgment ; and his zeal for its interests and reputation continued during his life, through all the anxieties and infirmities of threatening disease, of which he knew himself to be the subject.