Professor history Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, 1856-1860, president, 1860-1864. Lecturer Harvard, 1870-1873, member board overseers, 1866-1872. Headmaster Girls’ High and Normal School, 1872-1876.
Appointed superintendent city schools, Boston, 1878. Directed energies to charitable endeavors including Massachusetts General Hospital, Perkins Institute for Blind, Massachusetts School for Feeble Minded, Boston Museum Fine Arts. Author: Passages from the History of Liberty, 1847.
The Liberty of Rome, 1849. The Early Christians, 1853.