Baxter describes him as full of animal spirits, "naturally of such a vivacity, hilarity and alacrity as another man is when he bath drunken a cup of wine too much," and notes his "familiar rustic carriage with his soldiers in sporting."
Richard Baxter thought him a good man who fell before a great temptation.
The mean value 112.467 was obtained by Baxter, Hines and Frevert (ibid., 1906, 28, p. 770) by analysing cadmium bromide.
The Public Library building is Romanesque and elaborately ornamented; the building was presented to the city by James P. Baxter; in the library is the statue, by Benjamin Paul Akers (1825-1861), of the dead pearl-diver, well known from Hawthorne's description in The Marble Faun.
In 1658 he assisted Baxter to draw up the "Fundamentals of Religion."