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opponents of nogro slavery, and in 1820 signed amend the constitution of 1812, Mr. Marigny the famous “Declaration of Sentiments" which was elected a member of it, and bore a coninitiated, under the leadership of William Lloyd spicuous part in the advocacy of the more libGarrison, the movement for the emancipation eral features of the new government

, which of the colored race. The last days of his life superseded that he had assisted to create in were devoted to the maturing of plans of gov- 1812. Besides these public duties, Mr. Mariens ernment and instruction for the Friends' Col- filled various other public stations in the Fed. lege at Swathmore, near Philadelphia.

eral and State governments. During his long Jan. 30.--HUNTINGTON, CHARLES PHELPs, an career, his liberal and prodigal habits madě eminent jurist of Massachusetts, died in Bos- great inroads upon his once vast estate. ton. He was born in Litchfield, Connecticut, Feb. 3.-LYONS, JAMES GILBOURNE, D.D., May 24, 1802, was fitted for college at Hop- LL. D., an Episcopal clergyman and educator, kins Academy, in Hadley, Mass. ; graduated at died in West Haverford, Pa. He was a native Harvard University in the class of 1822, and of England, but emigrated to America in 1844, studied law in Northampton, Mass., where he and began his clerical labors at St. Marr's practised his profession for several years. Church, Burlington, N. J. In 1846 be re Subsequently he removed to Boston, where he moved to Philadelphia, and established himacquired a high reputation as a jurist, and was self as a teacher of the classics. His success appointed Judge of the Superior Court in Suf- as an educator procured for him the position folk County.

of principal of the Haverford Classical School Feb. 1.-LEESER, ISAAC, a learned Jewish which he held at the time of his death. rabbi and author, died in Philadelphia. He Feb. 4.-GILLIAMS, JACOB, M. D., an eminent was born in Neukirch, Westphalia, in 1806, and physician and naturalist of Philadelphia, diel in 1825 emigrated to the United States, where there, aged 84 years.

He was a native of he engaged in commerce. In 1829 he became Philadelphia, and, upon the completion of his rabbi of the principal synagogue of Philadel- medical studies, entered upon a long and sza phia, and subsequently acquired an extensive cessful practice, which he did not relinquish reputation by his contributions to literature, until a few years previous to his death. He referring principally to Jewish history and was a proficient in the natural sciences and theology. For some years he edited The Jero- especially in ornithology, which brought him ish Adcocate (The Occident). Among his pub- into companionship with Audubon, Wilma lished works are: “The Jews and the Mosaic Rushenberger, and others.

In connection Law" (1833); “Discourses, Argumentative and with Charles' Lucien Bonaparte and a fer Devotional” (1836-40); "Portuguese Form others, he established in 1816 the Maclarisa of Prayers "(1837); a “Descriptive Geography Lyceum in his native city, which, horrera, of Palestine;" and a translation of the Hebrew was short lived; but the Academy of Natural “Holy Scriptures,” according to Jewish au- Sciences, which he also assisted in foundin: thorities (1856).

has attained a wide renown. The hall which Feb. 2.—MARIGNY, BERNARD DE MANDE- it occupies was built at his expense. VILLE, a citizen of New Orleans, of French ex- Feb. 6.—HERRICK, Hon. Anson, a New York traction, died in that city, aged 84 years. He politician and editor, died in New York

. He was born in New Orleans in 1784, and de- was born in Lewiston, Me., January 21, 1812

: scended from a rich and titled family of Nor. received a common-school education

, and st mandy. Inheriting an enormous estate, in the age of fifteen years was apprenticed to the cluding large tracts of land in different parts business of a printer. In 1836 he settled in of his native city and State, he indulged in un- New York City, and in 1838 commenced the bounded prodigality in his youth. When publication of a weekly journal Louis Philippe, Duke of Orleans, sought an New York Atlas, of which he became editor asylum in this country, Mr. Marigny enter and proprietor. He received from President tained him with liberal hospitality in his princely Buchanan the appointment of Naval Store mansion, and the intimacy thus established was keeper for New York, which he held until not forgotten when the former became King of 1861. In 1862 he was elected Representatire France. Mr. Bernard Marigny very early as- from New York to the Thirty-eighth Contes sumed a prominent part in the politics of the serving on the Committees on Rerolutionary State. He was a member, perhaps the last Pensions and Expenditures in the Nars De survivor, of the convention of 1812, which partment. He was also a delegate to the Polis framed the first constitution for the State. adelphia National Union Contention " of 18ěá. During the war with England, and when the Feb. 7.—De Wirt, RICHARD VARICK, a promi

; State

was invaded, he was in the Legislature, inent citizen of Albany, died in that city, apud and was an active member of the Committee 68 years.

He was a native of Albans, and of Defence. Ile continued a member of the descended from a family of some military pe Legislature for twenty-four years, and was al- nown, his father and uncle having been die ways regarded as the most prominent and ef. tinguished officers of the Revolution

. He ficient champion of the old creole party and graduated at Union College

, and studied las; as a very earnest and active Democrat. When but gave his attention mostly

to literary and a convention was called in 1845, to revise and artistic pursuits.

now called to

He made himself familis:

with the principles of architecture, and pro- later he removed to Washington, D. C., where duced some fine specimens of oil and water- he soon attained a very high rank in his profescolor paintings; was one of the founders of sion, and filled the important office of District the Albany Institute; established and main- Attorney from 1841 to 1845, and from 1849 to tained a line of steamboats on the Cayuga 1853. His practice in the highest courts was Lake; contributed largely to the construction extensive, and included many of those great of the Ithaca and Oswego Railroad; was vice- historical cases which have had an influence president of the State Cincinnati Society, and on our time. He ranked for years as the ablest was one of the founders of the first Sunday- advocate of the capital. He was also a man school in Albany.

of extensive literary culture, and wrote much Feb. 10.-RICHARDSON, Rev. John F., Pro- and ably on literary and political topics. fessor of Latin Language and Literature in the Feb. 16.—SIMPSON, AUGUSTUS W., a Western l'niversity of Rochester, and an author, died journalist, died at Kansas City, aged about 46 in Rochester, aged 60 years. He graduated at years. He was a native of Howard County, Hamilton College, Clinton, N. Y., in 1827, and Mo., but in early boyhood removed to Boonestudied law at Rochester, N. Y. He had just ville, where he resided until the close of the been admitted to the bar in 1830, when, under late war. He was for fourteen years editor the labors of Rev. Charles G. Finney, he was and publisher of the Observer, an able and inconverted, and, with a classmate, Rev. Grover fluential paper. In 1860 he was elected Public S. Comstock, subsequently a missionary to Ar- Printer, and, in conjunction with Mr. Ament, racan, resolved to abandon the legal profession published the State Times. In 1865 he aided and study theology. The two proceeded to the in establishing the Commercial Advertiser, in Tamilton Theological Institution, now Madison Kansas City, devoting to that paper bis best University, and, after a two years' course there, energies until a short period before his death. entered the ministry. Though a profoundly Feb. 16.–SWAIN, WILLIAM M., founder of religious man, and possessed of a most gentle the Philadelphia Public

Ledger and the Baland tender nature, Mr. Richardson's tenden- timore Sun, died in Philadelphia, aged 59 cies were so strong toward a quiet and studious years. He was a native of Onondaga County, life, and derotion to classical studies, that he N. Y., and was educated to the printing busiTery early turned his attention to teaching, ness, of which he became a thorough master, and, on the organization of the University of as well as one of the most successful newsRochester in 1851, was appointed to the pro- paper publishers in the country. For eight fessorship of Latin Language and Literature, years he was president of the Magnetic Telewhich he held to his death. He had published graph Company, and for many years a director one or two small text-books on subjects con in the American Telegraph Company. He nected with classical study, which are highly was largely instrumental in organizing perappreciated by scholars.

fecting, and increasing the telegraph system Feb. 12.-GAMBELL, WILLARD P., an eminent of the United States, and was a man of great lawyer and jurist of Kansas, died at Law- intellectual ability and force of character. rence, Kan., aged 37 years. He was born and Feb.18.-SEWALL, Rev. SAMUEL, D.D., a Coneducated in New York, but, after a short resi- gregational clergyman, antiquarian, and audence in Michigan, removed to Leavenworth, thor, died in Burlington, Mass. He was born Kan., where he at once became one of the in Marblehead, Mass., June 1, 1785; studied at leading men in the State. His acute logical the academy of his native town; graduated at powers and brilliant intellect placed him at Harvard College in the class of 1804, and took the head of the bar. At a great pecuniary a theological course at Cambridge. In 1814 sacrifice he served one or two terms in thọ he was ordained pastor of the Congregational House, and also one in the State Senate, where church in Burlington, which relation he held his abilities were thoroughly appreciated. His until his death. He was fond of antiquarian death was sudden and unexpected.

studies, and had just finished a full and comFeb. 13.—OKEE-WAII, Mrs. MARGARET, an plete history of the town of Woburn, and for Indian woman of the 'Ottawa tribe, died in some years had been engaged upon a history of Bay Settlement, Wisconsin, at the advanced the Sewall family, but did not live to complete age of 123 years. She had been married three it. In 1836 Dr. Sewall was elected a member times, and her eldest son, who survives her, of the Massachusetts Historical Society. is 97 years old, and is blind and infirm. In Feb. 22.-GANNON, Mary, an actress, died in June, 1830, she became a Catholic, and was New York City, aged 39 years. She was a native baptized by the Rt. Rev. Dr. Fenwick, then of New York, and commenced the life of an Bishop of Cincinnati. She retained her facul- actress when a little child. At six years of age ties until her death.

she played at the old Bowery Theatre, and sucFeb. 16.–FENDALL, Philip R., an eminent cessively at the Franklin, National, Niblo's, and advocate, of Washington, D. C., died in that the Park Theatre. Subsequently she percity, aged 73 years. He was born in Alexan- formed for some years in Philadelphia, Baldria, Va., in 1794, graduated with distinction at timore, and Charleston, returning to New Princeton College in 1815, and was admitted to York in 1848, and entering upon an engagethe bar in Alexandria about 1820. Some years ment at the Olympic. In 1849 she became the

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wife of George W. Stephenson, a young lawyer, the New York Spirit of the Times, under the whose death, a few years after, necessitated her signature of “ Observer," and more recently of return to the stage as a means of support. From the “Field, Turf, and Fireside," under the sig. that time she was always a great favorite as a nature of “Viator.” The National Intellicomedy actress. She was possessed of much gencer, Richmond Whig, and Troy Whiz hare versatility of talent, quick perceptions, un- also contained in times past many valuable bounded generosity, and a sweet and gentle contributions from his pen. nature which irresistibly won the love and re- Feb. 29.–Ford, Hon. Thomas HI., er-Lieaspect of all who were brought into contact tenant-Governor of Ohio, died in Washington, with her.

D.O. He was born in Rockingham County, V, Feb. 24.—Hall, George Washington, an August 23, 1814, and when quite young remored eminent teacher, died in Troy, N. Y. He was with his family to the town of Mansfield, Ohio. born at East Haddam, Conn., July 29, 1792; Upon attaining his majority, he engaged in the graduated at Yale College in 1803, studied the- practice of law, and also took an active part in ology, and in 1805 was settled over the Pres- the politics of his adopted State, connecting byterian church in Cherry Valley, N. Y., where himself with the old Whig party. In 1993 ht he remained two years. Soon after he removed was elected Lieutenant-Governor of the State, to New York City, and having experienced a which position he filled with honor to himself change in his religious views, and become and his constituency. In 1863 he removed to Unitarian in his convictions, he relinquished Washington, and, by his eloquence and leri preaching for teaching. In 1815 he taught in attainments, soon entered the front rank of his Georgia, and the two following years in Bos- profession. He was a faithful and earnest ton. In 1818 he opened a school for boys at worker in the temperance reform, and had a Mount Vernon, Westchester County, and soon strong hold upon the respect and love of the after went South for his health, and taught at community. Rutherford, N. C. Upon his return to New York Feb. —--AsBoth, Brevet Major-General (t. in 1821, he opened a large boarding-school for S. Vols.) ALEXANDER SANDOR, died at Buenos boys, which obtained great celebrity, and was Ayres, S. A. He was born in the counts of afterward known as the “Washington Insti- Zala, Hungary, December 18, 1811; studiel s tute." In 1829 his failing health compelled Oedenburg, served for a time in an Austria him to dispose of his school and retire to a regiment, and subsequently passed through : farm at Shrewsbury, N. J. In 1831 he re- course of legal studies at Presburg, and, bare turned to New York and resumed the charge a taste for engineering, was employed upra of the Institute for five years. The last thirty various important hydraulic works in the yerirs of his life were spent mainly at Ballston Banat. He took part in the Hungarian Fai, Spa, N. Y.

and accompanied Kossuth to Turkey, sharing Feb. 25.-TAYLOE, BENJAMIN OGLE, an ac- his confinement at Kutaich, and, upon thes complished scholar and prominent citizen of release in 1851, accompanied that general to Washington, D. C., died in Rome, Italy. He the United States, of which he became a cidwas born at Annapolis, Md., May, 1796, and At the commencement of the late 131 was descended, through an honorable lineage, he was appointed chief of ståff to General Fe from some of the most distinguished families of mont, under whom he subsequently serveis Virginia and Maryland. IIis academical edu- commander of a division. Upon the remora cation was received at Phillips' Academy, Ex- of General Fremont from the West, Colonel Aseter, and in 1815 he graduated at Harvard Uni- both was made a brigadier-general of voluntati versity. In 1817 he visited Europe as an at- and assigned to the command of a divisioa o taché of the American ambassador, Hon. Rich- General Curtis's army, with which he partie ard Rush, to the court of St. James. In Eng- pated in the battle of Pea Ridge. In Februari

, land he received much attention from old fam. 1863, he was in cominand at Columbus, KF. sod ily friends, and also in Paris, and, after a pro- in August, of the same year, he was a sizna ** tracted tour in Germany and Italy, returned to the command of the District of West Florida this country, laden with rare acquisitions of with headquarters at Fort Pickens. He was knowledge. Not far from the year 1830 he badly wounded in the Marianna fight in Florida left his ancestral estate at Mount Airy, Vir- his left cheek-bone being broken, and his le ginia, and took up his residence in Washington, arm fractured in two places. He was a pris! where the hospitalities of his elegant home ed a major-general by brevet, for his serviesa were widoly known. During the late war his in Florida, and in August, 1865, he resize losses in landed and personal property in the In March, 1866, he was appointed minister to Southern States were very heavy. In May, the Argentine Republic, going thither bra! 1866, accompanied by his wife and son, hê of France, in order to consult some Frea: sailed for Europe, for the benefit of his health, surgeons. The wound in his face was electie and, after spending some months at Leamington ingly painful, and the surgeons did not rectare Spa, England, went on the Continent, where he to attempt to remove the ball, which is remained until his death. Mr. Tayloe was à lodged in his neck. This round caused liis frequent contributor to the journals of the day. continual suffering, and finally producoi lis For several years he was a correspondent of death.

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March 1.--Holt, Judge J. J., died at La- Medicine from Bowdoin College, of which instivacca, Texas. He was a brother of Joseph tution he was overseer for more than sixty Holt, late Attorney-General U. S., and was at years. one time Justice of the Tenth Judicial District March 11.-ANDREWS, Colonel TIMOTHY P., of that State.

U. S. A.,

died in Washington, D. O., aged 74 March 4.-BAXTER, Portus, died in Wash- years. When a young boy, without the ington, D. O. He was born in Brownington, knowledge of his father, he repaired to the Vt.; received a liberal education, entered Patuxent River, where commodore Barney's the mercantile business, and was elected a flotilla was confronting the enemy during the Representative from Vermont to the Thirty- War of 1812, and, boarding the flag-ship, tenseventh Congress, serving on the Committee dered his services to the commodore, in any on Elections; reēlected to the Thirty-eighth position in which he could be useful. The Congress, and served on the same committee, commodore accepted his offer, and employed and also on that of Expenditures in the Navy him as an aide, in which position he rendered Department. In 1852 and in 1856 he was a valuable services. He subsequently was enpresidential elector. Was reělected to the gaged in active service in the field, and in 1822 Thirty-ninth Congress, serving on the Com- was appointed paymaster in the army. In mittees on Elections and Agriculture. He was 1847 he resigned to take command of the regia Republican in politics, and an able defender ment of voltigeurs raised for the Mexican War. of the interests and rights of the poor and op- He was distinguished in the battle of El Molino, pressed.

and brevetted a brigadier-general for gallant March 5.-Burroughs, CHARLES, D. D., an and meritorious conduct in the battle of ChaEpiscopal clergyman, died in Portsmouth, N. H. pultepec. On the close of the war, and the He was born in Boston, Mass., December 27, disbandment of the voltigeurs, he was rein1787; graduated at Harvard University in the stated by act of Congress in his old situation class of 1806; studied theology, and was or- of paymaster, and in 1851 was promoted to dained priest in 1812. Having been chosen the position of Deputy Paymaster-General. rector of St. John's Church, Portsmouth, he During the late war, upon the death of General officiated in that capacity for nearly half a Larned, Colonel Andrews succeeded him as century. He was for nearly thirty years presi- Paymaster-General of the army, and his undent of the New Hampshire Asylum for the wearied devotion to the responsible duties of Insane; was for nearly forty years annually his position seriously affected his health. elected president of the Portsmouth Athe- March 22.-Carter, Josiah Mason, an eminæum; was elected in 1842 corresponding nent lawyer and politician, of Connecticut, member of the Massachusetts Iistorical So- died at Norwalk, Conn. He was born in New ciety, and was president of the General Theo. Canaan, Conn., June 19, 1813; graduated at logical Library of Boston from the period of its Yale College in 1836, and, after a course of establishment until his death, In 1833 the study in the Law School in New Haven, was, degree of Doctor of Divinity was conferred in 1839, admitted to the bar in Fairfield upon him by Columbia College.

County. From 1840 to 1847 he was engaged Varch 6.-COOPER, Mrs. Julia Dean, an in the practice of his profession in New York actress of high reputation, died in New York City, when he removed to Norwalk, and formed City, aged 37 years. She was educated by her a partnership with Thomas B. Butler, which father (himself an actor) for the stage, and continued until 1855, when Mr. Butler was made her first appearance at the old Broadway transferred to the bench. He served three Theatre. Her success was a flattering one, terms in the State Legislature, during the and her reputation extended West and South, last of which he was Speaker of the where she married a Mr. Hayne, of Charleston. House. From 1862 until his death, he held Seven or eight years after, she moved to San the office of State Attorney for Fairfield Francisco, having been obliged to return to County, and was also, for a number of years, her profession for the support of her family. chairman of the Board of Education in the Subsequently she separated from her husband, town of Norwalk. Mr. C. was once the canand in 1866 married a Mr. Cooper, of New didate of his party for the office of LieutenantYork. She was a lady of high literary culture Governor, and twice declined the nomination of and many private virtues.

Judge of the Superior Court. Varch 6.-Lincoln, Dr. Isaac, an eminent March 27.-FREEMAN, PEYTON RANDOLPII, physician in Maine, died at Brunswick, Me. He died in Hanover, N. II., in the 93d year of his was born in Cohasset, Mass., January, 1780; age. He was a native of Hanover, and graduated gradnated at Harvard College in 1800, and sub: at Dartmouth College in 1796, being the last sequently taught a grammar-school in Hingham surviving graduate of that class, and the two years, giving his leisure hours to the study oldest alumnus of the institution in the order of medicine. In 1804 he commenced practice of graduation. in Topsham, Me., and in 1820 removed to March 27. — GOODRICH, Rev. CHAUNCEY, Brunswick, where he was a successful practi- a Congregational clergyman, died in New tioner for more than half a century. In 1831 Haven, Conn. He was the eldest son of Prof. he received the honorary degree of Doctor of Chauncey A. Goodrich, and was born in Middletown, Conn., July 20, 1817; graduated at studied law in the office of Rufus Choate, Yale College in 1837; after which he spent two and, having been admitted to the bar in 1819, years as private tutor and in the Theological practised his profession in Boston until the Department of the College. In August, 1843, commencement of the late war. He also took he was settled over the Trinitarian Congrega- an active part in politics, and served in both tional Church in Malden, Mass., and in 1849 Houses of the Legislature. On the opening became pastor of the Congregational Church of the war he entered the service as captain in Watertown, Conn., which charge he relin- on General Butler's staff, and subsequently was quished in 1856, on account of an affection adjutant-general and chief of staff of General of the throat. From this time he resided Martindale during the time that the latter in New Haven, engaged chiefly in literary commanded the Department of Washington. labors, especially in connection with the re- At the close of the war he settled in New vised edition of Webster's Unabridged Dic- York, and at the time of his death had change tionary. He also prepared for and read some of the American Literary Bureau of Referebee. valuable papers to the New-Haven Colony His- Colonel Parker was the author of "The Golden torical Society, of which he was secretary. Age of American Oratory” (Boston, 1857), and

March 27.-QUIN, JAMES M., M. D., a dis- “Reminiscences of Rufus Choate" (New York, tinguished homeopathic physician, died at 1860). He was also a contributor to some of Morrisania, N. Y. He was born in New the leading literary journals. York, in 1806; graduated at Columbia Col- April 1. -ASHBURN, Col. George W., a meinlege with honor, and was for a time Professor ber of the Constitutional Convention of Georgia of Latin and Greek at the college. Subse- He was a native of Georgia, and from the beginquently he studied medicine, and, after a few ning of the war had avowed himself a Union years' practice, became a convert to the doc- man, and hostile to secession. He raised a con: trines of Hahnemann. His specialties were the pany (afterward enlarged to a regiment) of diseases of the throat and chest, in the treat- Southern loyalists, which he commanded. After ment of which he became quite skilful. He the war he returned to his home in Muscadet was also an accomplished musician, and an County, Ga., and advocated boldly and fearless acute critic of both music and painting. ly the congressional plan of reconstruction, and

March 29.-Gray, John, reputed to be the by so doing, as well as by his active loraltı last surviving soldier of the Revolution, died in during the war, incurred the hatred of the rebels Noble County, Ohio, aged 106 years. He was of the vicinity. In the autumn of 1867 he was born at Fairfax Court-house, January 6, 1762. chosen a delegate to the Constitutional Conced At sixteen years of age, he entered the Conti- tion, and rendered important services in shapnental Army, and served till the close of the ing and perfecting the constitution of the war of our Independence. He removed to State. Though naturally a man of impetuod3 Ohio before it was a State, and remained temper, and given to expressing himself will there until his death. A few years since, Con- great violence, he maintained during the săgress granted him a pension of $500 per annum. sion of the convention the utmost self-co)

March 30. - HARTSTENE, ex-Commander trol, and was uniformly mild and forbearing Henry J., formerly of the U. S. Navy, died in toward those who opposed the conventivi. Paris, France. He was a native of South Caro- At length, finding that he could not be prvlina; entered the United States naval service in voked into violence, his enemies determined 13 1828, and became passed midshipman in 1835, murder him, and at first attempted to charze his warrant dating from the previous year. In the murder upon the Republicans, but an it: 1838 he was attached to the Wilkes Exploring vestigation promptly undertaken by order of Expedition, but only went with the expedition General Meade showed conclusively who ha as far as Callao. The next year he was pro- murderers were, although they had meantime moted to a lieutenancy, and performed duty made their escape. in different positions until 1851, when he was April 1.-PARKER, JAMES, a prominent god attached to the United States Coast Survey. philanthropic citizen of New Jersey, diel s In 1855 he was promoted to be commander, Perth Amboy, 92 years. He entered pab and the same year performed the service for lic life in 1806, as a member of the Assemus which he is most noted, the rescue of Dr. Kane for Middlesex County, having been elected or and his party from the Arctic regions. IIe was the Federal ticket. His terms of service vere afterward engaged in taking soundings for the continuous during all the sessions between 1st Atlantic Cable. At the outbreak of the war, and 1819, excepting that of 1811; and said, at which time he was waiting orders, he re- after a retirement of eight years, he consen: signed his commission, and was employed by for a special purpose to serve in the sesioni the insurgents, mostly in special service; but 1827–28. During his legislative career W. in 1862 he became insane, and unfitted for ac- Parker originated or perfected many important tive life.

measures that have resulted greatly to the siMarch 30.—PARKER, Colonel Edward Grif- vantage of the public interests. Among them fin, a politician and author, died in New York may be mentioned the establishment of tão City, aged 42 years. He was a native of School Fund, which he labored during serere Massachusetts, graduated at Yale College, sessions to effect, and at last with success

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