Few Americans have received higher tributes from foreign authorities.
Besides similar tributes in honour of his brothers and Polyaenus, he directed the trustees to be guardians of the son of Polyaenus and the son of Metrodorus; whilst the daughter of the last mentioned was to be married by the guardians to some member of the society who should be approved of by Hermarchus.
They were subject only to public tributes and the ordinary obligations of free men.
But with the acquisition of the important provinces of Sicily, Spain and Africa, the formation of a tax system based on the tributes of the dependencies became possible.
On March 2 1919 a special edition of this paper was published, containing tributes from his admirers throughout the world.