and as a teacher. To those now assembled to do him deserved
honor, I take pleasure in saying that I found him ever
accurate in general knowledge, thorough in class-room prep¬
aration, positive in demands, and forceful in every utterance.
System and method marked all his instruction, and his
own inimitable way of conducting a recitation and of elic¬
iting even from the dullest student remarks upon the lesson
impressed me, as well as others, with the fact that he is
certainly a master of his very high calling, teaching. His
manly and helpful talks in connection with the recitation
were always a source of inspiration to me, and caused me
to make many a noble resolve."
Rev. R. S. Rust, D.D., honorary corresponding secre¬
tary of the Freedmen's Aid and Southern Education Soci¬
ety, was active secretary and sole manager of our educa¬
tional work in the South from 1867 to 1888, and knew
intimately of Prof. Crogman's work. His letter included
" Yours in regard to dear Prof. Crogman received. It
is the proper thing to do. He richly merits our gratitude
and love for his grand work and his pure life."
Rev. J. C. Hartzell, D.D., the present secretary, also
joined heartily in contributing to the testimonial to Prof.
A letter from Rev. E. O. Thayer, A.M., who was
president of Clark University from 1880 to 1889, included