in his diary April 13, 1843,Saw schoolmaster Thomas Starr King,— capital fellow, only nineteen. Taught school three years. Supports his mother.
He went into Walker's three courses of lectures, and took good notes.
Reads French, Spanish, Latin, Italian, a little Greek and begins German.
He is a good listener.
He resigned his position August 1, 1843.
In 1845, at the invitation of the citizens of Medford, he delivered the Fourth of July oration in the Unitarian Church.
Service in our schny years he returned to America in 1860, and from the following item in the Art journal, May, 1875, we may infer that Medford was placed under contribution for art's sake: Brown's Sunrise, Genoa , is one of those gorgeous, idealized, hazy Italian scenes, for which this artist is so much noted, in the vein of Turner.
Is it not something to have had with us an artist whose pictures are to be seen in the Boston Art Club and Boston Athenaeum, and were found in the homes of Governor Clafli