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the provisions of the laws as they now are, received the degree of D. C. L. In 1836 he regulating the partition of real estate, and the emigrated to Canada, and, having held several allowing of aliens to hold real estate. The distinguished appointments in that country, law which, in 1819, put a final stop to the local went to New York in 1865 for the purpose slave-trade, originated with him.
of engaging in literary pursuits. Subsequently April 4.-Smythe, Prof. WILLIAM E., he took charge of Christ Church in Elizabeth, accomplished scholar and teacher, Professor at N. J., and had been but a short time in charge Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Me., died sud- of the church at Newburg. denly in Brunswick.
April 8. — PRENTISS, Commodore GEORGE April 5.--HOWELL, Rev. Robert Botle C., ALDRICH, U. S. Navy, died near Charleston, D. D., an eminent Baptist clergyman and au- S. O., aged nearly 60 years. He was a native thor, died at Nashville, Tenn., aged 67 years. of New Hampshire (second son of John Pren
April 5. - Magee, John, a wealthy and tiss, of Keene, formerly editor of the Nero prominent citizen of Watkins, N. Y., died there, Hampshire Sentinel, now the oldest living ediaged 74 years. He was a native of New York, tor in the United States), and entered the serand was a Representative from that State in Con- vice as midshipman, March 1, 1825, from that gress from 1827 to 1831, as a Jacksonian Dem- State, and was first on duty at the Portsmouth ocrat. He was one of the chief promoters Navy Yard. In 1827 he served in the sloop-ofof the Conhocton Valley Railroad, and a large war Lexington. After a three years' cruise he owner of coal-mines in Pennsylvania. His returned to the United States, and enjoyed a fortune was estimated at $40,000,000.
brief leave of absence, meanwhile being made April 5.-STACY, Rev. NATHANIEL, an emi- a passed midshipman, June 4, 1831. The same nent and veteran Universalist minister, died in year he was ordered to the sloop-of-war BosColumbus, Pa., aged 90 years. He was born ton, in the Mediterranean. He was promoted in Massachusetts in 1778, studied theology with to a lieutenancy, February 9, 1837; was atRev. Hosea Ballou, at Dana, Mass., and com- tached to the receiving-ship Ohio, at Boston, menced preaching in 1802. In 1805 he re- in 1843; was made commander September 14, moved to New York State, and, after laboring 1845, and was made commodore on the retired there some years, preached in Pennsylvania, list July 16, 1860. Michigan, and other parts of the country, much April 9.—BARTLETT, GEORGE, an eminent of the time being a pioneer in his denomina- scholar and scientific journalist of New York, tion.
died in Providence, R. I. He was a gentleman April 8.-BATCHELDER, Jonn PUTNAM, M. of rare accomplishments and his scientific arD., an eminent physician of New York City, ticles were copied in the first scientific journals President of the New York Academy of Medi- of Europe. In the variety of his learning ho cine; died in New York. He was born in Mil- had few equals. ton, N. H., August 6, 1784, and was a great- April 11.-DORSHEIMER, PHILIP, formerly nephew of General Israel Putnam. After a State Treasurer of New York, died in Buffalo, very thorough academical education, he com- N. Y., aged 71 years. He had been a resident of menced the study of medicine, and in 1807 was Buffalo for nearly forty years, and had acquired licensed to practise. He did not graduate and a wide reputation as the proprietor of one of receive the degree of M. D., however, until the leading hotels in that city. In politics he 1815, when, after attendance on the lectures was a Democrat, until the organization of the of Harvard University Medical School, he re- Republican party, with which he at once identiceived his diploma. He commenced practice fied himself, and became an active and influenin Charlestown, N. H., removed thence to tial member of that party. For many years Pittsfield, Mass. ; afterward to Utica, N. Y., he held the office of postmaster, and latterly and in 1843 to New York City. He was ap- that of collector of internal revenue for his pointed Professor of Anatomy in Castleton district. College, Vt., in 1817, and soon after Pro- April 12.-Cook, James M., formerly State fessor of Surgical Anatomy in the Berkshire Comptroller for New York, died in SaratoMedical Institution at Pittsfield. He was a ga, aged 60 years.
He had for many years successful surgeon, and performed many opera- borne an active and honorable part in the potions of great extent, and requiring extraordi- litical history of the State. After filling sevnary skill and daring. For many years he eral important positions, he was elected to the made the treatment of diseases of the eye a State Senate in 1848; was reëlected in 1850, specialty. He published four small medical and subsequently was chosen Comptroller, in treatises, besides numerous essays, etc., in med- which responsible position he exhibited the ical periodicals.
He was President of the same capacity that had elsewhere won for him Academy of Medicine and of the New York the highest respect and commendation. Upon Medical Association in 1858.
the disorganization of the Whig party, with April 8.-LUNDY, Rev. Francis JAMES, D. which he had always been identified, he united O. L., an Episcopal clergyman, died suddenly with the Republican party, in whose convenwhile engaged in his ministerial duties at St. tions and public movements he bore a conPaul's Church, Newburg. He was a native spicuous part. In 1864 he was again in the of England, and graduated at Oxford, where he Senate.
April 16.-HIALL, GEORGE, former Mayor of many years a teacher in elocution, and was the Brooklyn L. I., died in that city. He was author of a work on elocution which had a born September 21, 1795, and was a printer circulation of 125,000 copies. The principal by trade. The greater portion of his active work of his later life was the preparation of a life was devoted to the interests of Brooklyn, Bible, so printed as to show accent, rhetorical of which he was a trustee at the time it was pauses, and emphatic words. This immense incorporated as a city, and under the act of labor is complete, but has not yet been pubincorporation became its first mayor. In 1854 lished. he was again elected mayor. The early took April 25.—BUEL, Hon. ALEXANDER W., died a strong stand for the cause of temperance, to in Detroit, Mich. He was born in Rutlard which reform he devoted the best energies of County, Vt., in 1813; graduated at Middlebury his life. His philanthropy was one of the most College in 1830, studied law, and in 1834 reprominent features of his character, and his moved his residence to Michigan. In 1836 Le generosity toward the needy often led him to was attorney for the city of Detroit; in 1857 be unjust to himself. His unflinching integrity was elected to the State Legislature, and acain and nobleness of purpose won respect and in 1847, and 1849 to 1851 was a Representative love of all classes of the community.
in Congress from Michigan, serving on the April 17.-HOMANS, Joun, M. D., an emi- Committee on Foreign Affairs. nent and skilful physician of Boston, Mass., April 25.—Mason, Rev. Henry M., D.D. died in that city. Ile was born in Boston in an Episcopal clergyman, died at Easton, Vi 1793 ; studied at Phillips Academy, Andover; He had been rector of Christ Church in thet graduated at Harvard College in 1812; re- town for thirty years. ceived his degree of M. D. in 1815, and entered April-:-WX
ARD, HORATIO, a banker of wellupon the practice of his profession in Worces- known philanthropy, died in London. He wa ter, whero he remained one or two years. a native of New York, but had resided many From thence he removed to Brookfield, Mass., years in London. He left $100,000 to the Nawhere he practised until 1829, when he re- tional Soldiers' and Sailors' Home at Washingturned to Boston. For several years he was ton, D. O., and $100,000 for the benefit of or president of the Massachusetts Medical So- phans made by the late war. ciety.
May 3.-Pitts, SAMUEL, editor of the De April 23. — Field, JONATHAN EDWARDS, troit Advertiser,' died in Detroit, Mich., ared an eminent lawyer of Massachusetts, died at 58 years. He was born at Fort Preble
, PortStockbridge, Mass. IIe was a son of Dr. land harbor, Maine ; graduated at Harvard D. D. Field, and was born in Connecticut, College in the class of 1830; studied law, ani July 11, 1813; graduated at Williams College practised his profession in Detroit twelve years in 1832 with the second honor of his class, and fle subsequently engaged extensively in the immediately after commenced the study of manufacture of pine lumber, and withdrer etlaw in the office of his brother, David Dudley tirely from his profession. He built up a Fery Field, New York. At the age of twenty he large business, realizing therefrom a handsome removed to Michigan, and soon after began the fortune. practice of law at Ann Arbor, and was one of May 3.-STOHLMANN, Rev. CHARLES F. E the secretaries of the convention which ac- D.D., an eminent Lutheran clergyman, died in cepted the act of Congress for the admission New York, aged 58 years. He was born neats of Michigan into the Union. His health fail. Buckeburg, Schaumburg-Lippe, in 1810, sn.
] ing, after five years he returned to Stockbridge emigrated to this country in 1833. For thirty in 1839, where he resided until his death, en- years he was pastor of the St. Matthew's Går gaged in the practice of his profession, and man Evangelical Lutheran Church in der serving the public in several capacities at dif- York. He was widely known as a writer in ferent times. In 1854 he was appointed by the Lutheran Herald, and other German pasGovernor Washburn, under an act of the Le pers. gislature, one of a commission to report a May 4.-RIPLEY, Miss MARIANNE, an emiplan for the revision and consolidation of the nent teacher and scholar, sister of Geurte statutes of Massachusetts. He served also as Ripley, died in Milwaukee, Wis. She was a member of the Massachusetts Senate in 1855, born in Greenfield,
Mass., received a good Ves1863, 64, and '65, and was for three terms England education, and was for some years the president of that body, an honor never before assistant of her father, who was engaged in conferred on one of its members. His courte- the mercantile business. About the year isso ous yet dignified manners and his profound she commenced teaching. Subsequently she legal attainments secured for him the respect joined her brother and some of his friends and esteem of the members of the legal profes- who afterward became eminent in literature. sion, and in the community in which he re- in that utopian enterprise, the Brooś Fire sided his death was universally regarded as a community, and gave to it her best energies great public loss.
and her most earnest labor. When this ente: April 25.—Bronson, Charles P., & noted prise had utterly failed, she went to Conconi lecturer on physiology and elocution, died in Mass. (in 1848), and opened a school, which New York City, aged 66 years. He was for highly successful, until she was obliged w abandon it in consequence of ill health. In the law as his profession. In 1820 he located 1865 she removed to Milwaukee, where she re- for practice in Fayette County, Ind., and was mained until her death. She was a woman of the same year Assistant Clerk in the House of high intellectual attainments, and her sympa- Representatives, and the following year Assistthies were deeply enlisted in the cause of edu- ant Secretary of the State Senate. In 1822 he cation.
was President Judge of the Fifth Judicial DisMay 5.-Ridgley, Commodore DANIEL B., trict; in 1825 Secretary of State ; in 1829, AtV. S. Navy, died in Philadelphia, Pa. He was torney for the State; in 1839, a Representative a native of Kentucky, but a resident of Balti- in Congress, also in 1845 and 1847; in 1850, more. He entered the service in 1828, and was President Judge, and subsequently postmaster made commodore in 1866.
at Indianapolis four years. He served in the May 8.- POPE, Judge BURRELL Thomas, died State militia as brigadier-general, quarterin Gadsden, Ala. He was born in Oglethorpe master and adjutant-general. In 1867 be reCounty, Ga., January 7, 1813 ; studied law in sumed the practice of his profession. the office of Judge Clayton, of Athens, Ga., May 21.--DYOKMAN, Colonel_GARRETT W., and was admitted to the bar in 1836. The fol- U.S. Volunteers, died in New York City. He lowing year he removed to Wetumpka, Ala., was a native of New York, and commenced his where he practised his profession until 1844, military career in the Mexican War, which he when he removed to Ashville, continuing his entered as captain of Company K, First New practice until 1867. From thence he went to York Volunteers, and participated in the siege Gadsden, Ala., where in the summer of 1867 ho of Vera Cruz, the battles of National Bridge, was appointed Judge of the Twelfth Judicial Cerro Gordo, where he was severely wounded Circuit of Alabama by Major-General Pope, in the shoulder, Contreras, etc., and was also which office he filled faithfully and efficiently engaged in the reduction of the city of Mexico. until his death.
At the close of the war he was brevetted coloMay 12.-HARRINGTON, GEORGE N. (“George nel for bravery and meritorious conduct; and Christy'), a “negro minstrel" of decided talent, on his return home he was elected Register died in New York City, aged 40 years. He of the County of New York. During the late was born in Palmyra, N. Y. In 1847 he joined war he served as lieutenant-colonel of the the Christy troupe, whose name he was induced First New York Volunteers, and, on the retireto take, and very soon became one of the most ment of Colonel Allen, succeeded to the colopopular minstrel performers in the profession. neley. He visited California, and realized large profits May 21.-Lyon, Rev. John O., a Methodist from his performances, but his free and gener- clergyman, author, and scholar, died at Catonous nature prevented him from accumulating ville, Baltimore County, Md., aged 66 years. property.
He was the founder of the German Methodist May 15.—Walcot, CHARLES M., Senior, a Church in America, and was a minister of that comic actor and dramatic writer of much abil- church over forty years. He was a fine scholar ity, died in Philadelphia, Pa., aged 60 years. and linguist, and the author of several theoHe was a native of England, and studied his logical works of note, and translator of many profession in his own country, but entered theological writers. upon its practice in America. He won for May 22.-Fagan, Rev. Peter C., a Roman himself much popularity in New York at the Catholic priest, died in Brooklyn, L. I., aged old Olympic Theatre and at Wallack's, as well 34 years. He was well known for his charias in different parts of the country. In 1866 table and philanthropic nature. At the time he removed his residence to Philadelphia. Mr. of his death he was pastor of St. Patrick's Walcot was a very prolific playwright as well Church, Brooklyn. as a popular actor. Among his numerous May 27.-L'IIERITIER, ANDRÉ, an editor and dramas were the following: Hiawatha, or scholar, died in New York City, aged 28 years. Ardent Spirits and Laughing Water,” “Wash- He was a native of Paris, and, after completing ington,” * Don Giovanni in Gotham,”. “David his education at the Lycée Bonaparte, emCopperfield,” “Richard III. to Kill,” “The braced the profession of journalism, and soon Customs of the Country,” and “Snip-Snaps.”' distinguished himself as an elegant writer. In
May 19.-Deacon, BENAJAH, U. S. Marshal 1858 he accepted an appointment as secretary for New Jersey, died at Mount Holly, N. J. to the French company whose intention was He was appointed to his office during Presi- to cut a canal through the Isthmus of Nicaradent Lincoln's first term.
gua. The undertaking proving a failure, he May 19.-Wick, Judge WILLIAM W., died in returned to New York after two years' sojourn Frankilin County, Ohio. He was born in Can- in the tropics, with shattered health, from onsburg, Washington County, Pa., February which he never recovered. For the last four 23, 1796. He received a classical education, years of his life he was managing editor of the and was pursuing a collegiate course, when thé Courrier des États Unis. death of his father threw him upon his own May 31.--MCMURRAY, WILLIAM, a prominent resources; he then devoted himself to teaching, New York official, died in that city. About giving his leisure hours to the study of medi- 1853 he was elected State Senator from the cine until 1818, when he was induced to adopt fourth district, and served one term in the Legislature. In 1864 he received from Governor this work he threw all his energies, and for Seymour the appointment of Commissioner of more than two years, though broken in health, the Board of Metropolitan Police, and Treasurer labored with untlagging zeal. At the close of of that Board, until 1866.
the war, he was directed by the Commission to June 3.—SILLIMAN, GOLD SELLECK, an emi- take charge of the newly-organized • Lincola nent lawyer and citizen of Brooklyn, L. I., died Home," in New York City, a position for which in that city, aged 91 years. He was a son of he was eminently qualified. In the spring of Gold Selleck Silliman, and an elder brother of 1867, Dr. Marsh was appointed professor in the Professor Benjamin Silliman, and was born in newly-organized Rutgers Female College of Fairfield, Conn., October 26, 1777, graduated New York, but declined the position. His death with high honors at Yale College in the class of was indirectly the result of being thrown fron 1766; studied law, and entered upon the prac- his carriage, which, in his enfeebled condition, tice of his profession in Newport, R. I. In gave a shock to his system from which he could 1815 he removed to New York City, and en- not rally. tered into commercial business. On retiring June 10.—Case, Rev. JOEL Titts, a Presbyfrom this, at an advanced age, lie was appointed terian clergyman, and editor; died at Victorii, postmaster of Brooklyn, which office he re- Texas, aged 65 years. He was born in Ohio. tained several years.
After leaving college, he was an editor in VoJune 6.--BULLITT, ALEXANDER C., & Ken- bile, Ala., and subsequently in Galveston, tuckian journalist, died at Louisville, Ky., aged Texas. In 1841 he accompanied the famous 60 years. He was a native of Louisville, but Santa Fé Expedition as geological journalist; removed to New Orleans about 1833, and soon but, through the treachery of the officers in after became editor of the Nero Orleans Bee, command of his company, he was captured by which under his management became an able the Mexicans and carried to Mexico, where he and influential organ of the Whig party. In was imprisoned three months in chains. He 1844 he assumed the proprietorship of the effected his escape, and, returning to Mobile
, Delta. In 1848, in the struggle for the elec- resumed his editorial labors. In 1848 he retion of General Taylor, he took a leading po- turned to his native State, and, having pursel sition in the field of politics, and contributed a course of theological study, received ordiniwith his pen to the success of General Taylor. tion in the Presbyterian Church (0.S.). He He went to Washington with the incoming began his ministry in Texas, but, his health administration and took the editorial charge of failing, he engaged in teaching, and was so o the Republic, the organ of the Whig policy. cupied until his death. On the death of General Taylor, Mr. Bullitt re- June 11.—THOMAS, Rev. BENJAMIN C. & tired from the active duties of the press, and Baptist clergyman, and missionary to Burmata spent four years in European travel. From died in New York City. He was a native of that period his contributions to the press were New Hampshire, and was by trade & carpierfew.
his conversion decided to study June 8.-OUSING, General STEPHEN B., for- for the ministry, and entered the academy at merly Attorney-General of the State of New Worcester, Mass., graduated at Brown I'n York, died in New York, aged 55 years. He versity, in 1847, and completed his theoloxiwas educated for the law, and practised his cal course at Newton. İlaving been desiz profession in Ithaca, Tompkins County, N. Y., nated for the Karen mission at Taros, he wa which county he represented in the State As- ordained in October, 1850, and sailed, with sembly in 1852. In 1855 he was elected At- his wife, for Calcutta. His labors were at torney-General by the American party, and af- stant, and extended over a period of eighteen ter the completion of his term resumed the years. In October, 1866, the missionary conpractice of law in New York. IIo was an ablo vention, at Rangoon, assigned him a new tied jurist, and gifted with fine oratorical powers. of labor, the charge of the churches at Bas
June 9.-Marsa, Marvin M., M. D., a dis- sein; but, after a year of severe toil, his health tinguished teacher and philanthropist, died at demanded his immediate return to the TniCarson, Ohio, aged 56 years. Ile was born in ted States, and he died the week of his arrival Pompey, N. Y., graduated at Hamilton Col- in New York. lege, Clinton, in 1836, with honor, and imme- June 12.-GARYER, Peter M., a pioneer is diately commenced teaching in the Academy at the antislavery movement, died in ColuaManlius, and afterward at Eaton, N. Y. Turn- bus, Ohio, aged 58 years. In 1845, with two ing his attention to the study of medicine, he other citizens, he was seized by Virginians ad graduated honorably at the Albany Medical taken to Richmond, and held in close corCollege in 1841, and entered upon his profes- finement six months, on a charge of asisting sion with so much zeal and devotion that he slaves to escape from their bondage, at the end was prostrated by a dangerous attack of sick- of which time he was released on his own të ness in 1843, from the effects of which his con- cognizance. stitution never fully rallied. During the late June 15.-BRADLEY, WARREN Ires, beiter war he accepted from the U. S. Sanitary Com- known as “Glance Gaylord," a gifted young mission the position of chief agent and general author, died at Bristol, Conn., aged 21 Tears inspector in the department of the South. Into His education was conducted by his uncle
Prof. Newton Manross, under whose tuition N. Y. He was born at Herkimer, N. Y., he made rapid progress in literature and April 30, 1811; graduated at Union College, science. Within a space of three or four in 1836; studied law, and, on his admission years he gave to the public thirteen books, to the bar, reinoved to Oswego, and entered besides numerous articles for papers and upon the practice of his profession. In the magazines. His “Culm Rock” took a prize years 1844-1848 he ably represented his senaof $350, over seventy-two competitors. He torial district, then composed of the counties was a young man of remarkable purity of of Oneida, Oswego, Madison, Lewis, Jefferson, character, and refinement of taste and feel- and Otsego, in the State Senate, which then, ing, but his physical strength was far from also, sat as a Court of Errors. In 1852 he was being commensurate with his mental vigor. appointed collector of the port of Oswego, by
June 16.-ALLEN, Hon. WILLIAM STICKNEY, President Pierce, and held that position for an editor, formerly Secretary of the Territory four years, discharging its duties with fidelof New Mexico, died in Franklin County, Mo. ity, and to entire satisfaction. He then reHe was born in Newburyport, Mass., in April
, sumed the practice of law. In the spring of 1805; studied at Phillips Academy, Mass., and 1866, Mr. Talcott removed to Utica, where he graduated at Dartmouth College with honor, remained till his death. at the age of nineteen. In 1832 he repre- June 22.–BRINSMADE, THOMAS C., M. D., an sented the County of Essex, in the Massachu- eminent physician of Troy, former President setts Legislature, and for nearly twelve years of the N. Y. State Medical Society, died sudedited the Newburyport Herald. In 1837 he denly at Troy, aged 65 years. He was Viceremoved to Missouri, and was connected with President of the American Medical Society, different papers until 1856, when he took President of the State Medical Society in 1867, charge of the St. Louis Republican, with and was one of the delegates to the Paris which he was connected until his death. In Scientific Congress in 1867. He was also 1849 he was appointed Registrar of the Land- President of the Board of Directors of the Office, under General Taylor's administration, “Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute,” and had and soon after was in the Missouri Legislature. for years taken a deep interest in its growth In 1851 he was appointed Secretary of the and success. As a physician, Dr. Brinsmade Territory of New Mexico, under Fillmore's stood in the very front rank of his profession administration, and in 1855 was elected Justice in the States. of the St. Louis County Court.
June 22.-KIMBALL, Heber O., one of the June 17.—Walbridge, Hon. David S., died Mormon leaders, a member of the First Presiin Kalamazoo, Mich. He was born in Ben- dency, and next in authority to Brigham nington, Vt., July 30, 1802, received his edu- Young, died at Salt Lake City, aged 67 years. cation in the common schools of the town, Of his early life little is known, till 1837, and afterward was merchant and miller. In when he became a convert at Kirtland, Ohio, 1842 he moved to Michigan, and represented and was soon after sent with Orson Hyde, that State in Congress, from 1854 to 1859, since assassinated, as a missionary to England entering the House as a Democrat, but dis- for the new faith. On bis return, a year afteragreeing with the Democracy on the Territo- ward, he joined his fortunes with the Morrial question, and joining the movement which mons in Ray County, Mo., and with that peculed to the organization of the Republican party. liar people bore persecutions and expulsions From the period of Mr. Walbridge's resignation from that State and from Illinois, till the pilof his seat in Congress, to that of his death, he grimage to Salt Lake inaugurated for the lived in retirement.
society comparative peace and decided prosJune 18.—Collins, Mrs. SARAI, a venera- perity. At this place he arrived in the auble lady of Westfield, N. J., died there, aged tumn of 1846, and was made the head priest
She retained her intellectual and of the order of Melchisedek, with the religious physical faculties until a short time previous title of Elder Kimball. From that time, to her decease.
till his death, he expounded Mormonism, inJune 19.—Doty, Joseph M., a journalist, culcating, both by precept and by example, died at Jacksonville, Fla. He was born at the peculiar views of that body. Martinsburg, Lewis Õounty, N. Y., in April, June 26.—PoE, ADAM, D. D., an eminent 1820, but passed his early life at Ogdensburg; Methodist clergyman, died in Cincinnati, Ohio. graduated at Union College, studied law, and He was born in Columbia County, Ohio, in was admitted to the bar. In 1844 he was 1804. His early years were spent upon his appointed postmaster of Ogdensburg, and re- father's farm, and his education was obtained tained that position several years, when he re- at the schools in the neighborhood, and under signed. Having had some experience in jour- the direction of a Presbyterian clergyman, to palism, he removed, in 1847, to Buffalo, where whom he was greatly indebted for his literary he became connected with the Courier. Sub- tastes and the subsequent path of study which sequently he was editor of the Fernandina he followed. In 1827 he entered the ministry, Courier, in Florida, and the latter part of his and engaged heartily in the pioneer work, until, life devoted himself to horticultural pursuits. in 1835, he was made presiding elder. In 1852
June 21.–TalcOTT, Exocu B., died in Utica, he was elected assistant agent of the Western