cceeded by Mr. Henry G. Carey. Mr. Hathaway was a kindly man and was much beloved by his pupils; to illustrate this we quote from a letter from a lady, formerly a pupil of his school:—
Aaron Kimball Hathaway was a true Christian gentleman, kind and sympathetic, a genuine scholar of the old school, his mind far out-reaching his frail body.
The foundation of my early education is, in a measure, due to his intellectual influence.
I attended his school, with my brother, in the years 1851 and 2.
He always opened the school with devotional service, often supplemented with interesting talk on some moral subject.
He was many sided, and interested in everything that was uplifting.
He was most happy when seated at his desk, teaching.
Helping to develop the minds of the pupils before him, he never discriminated; he had no special favorites, at least it was not evident.
I think he made warm friends of nearly all of his pupils; his personality was such that the most unruly feared and re