Excerpt from The Brown Alumni Monthly, Vol. 7: July, 1906
The monotony of a tedious twelve hour dav in a New England cotton mill, the sweat and toil of labor, the unceas ing care and watchfulness necessary to carry on the business of a manufactory successfully, all these he knew too well to hold the worth of money lightly.
He was of swarthy complexion, short and portly and his dress, equipage and habits bore witness to the fact that he made of life a convenience and not a vainglorious show.
When once you had broken through his crust of reserve and gained his trust and confidence, he was a most agreeable man to chat with. He did not force his Opinions upon you, but loved to ask questions and get information about any and all things. When pleased, he puck ered up his eyes and opened his mouth to its full extent, the result being a soundless laugh, yet more expressive than vociferous laughter.
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