He had a fram of his own, and carried his produce, together with that he bought in large quantities from the neighboring farmers, to the Boston market, realizing a generous income from his transactions. He was an old-time Whig, and was liberal in his religious views (Severance, B. Frank. Genealogy and biography of the descendants of Walter Stewart of Scotland and of John Stewart who came to America in 1718 and settled in Londonderry, N.H. Greenfield, Mass. : T. Morey & Son, 1905, pg. 104).