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Britain ; the first, in command of a company at in the Second New York Infantry, December Sackett's Harbor, in 1813; and again, as aide- 3, 1846, and served with the command in that de-camp to the commanding general in 1814. capacity from Vera Cruz to Churubusco. Sub
Aug. 28.-MCELHONE, Brevet Lieut.-Col. sequently he was promoted to be lieutenantJAMES F., U. S. A., died at Philadelphia from colonel in September, 1847, and led the regiment the effects of a wound received in the battle of through the several battles around the city of Gaines Mills. He served as adjutant-general in Mexico. After the war he returned home with New Hampshire, and as mustering and dis- his regiment, and received great honor. Col. bursing officer in New York and Pennsylvania. Burnham was city marshal of New York under
Aug. 31.-FITZGERALD, Rev. FREDERICK, an the administration of Mayor Wood, and was a Episcopal clergyman, died in Hoboken, N. J., prominent politician for several years. aged 41 years. He was a native of England, Sept. 2.-MARLAY, Rev. M., D.D., a Methbut came to this country early in life and was odist clergyman, died of cholera at Ripley, educated at Valle Crucis, N. O.; was ordained Ohio. He was pastor of a church at Dayton, priest in Philadelphia, Sept. 4, 1853, and soon and, in company with the Rev. Robert Wallace, after returned to North Carolina, where most had attended the conference at Ripley, and of his ministerial life was passed. He preached parted but a few hours before the death of in Jackson, Halifax, and Goldsborough, and in each. 1861 became assistant in St. Mary's School, Sept. 2.-WALLACE, Rev. Robert, a distinRaleigh, and one of the editors of the Church guished Methodist clergyman of Ireland, died Intelligencer.” In 1865 he came North, and be- of cholera at Cincinnati, Ohio. He was apcame rector of Trinity Church, Hoboken, N.J., pointed as one of a deputation from the Irish where he won the hearts of his people by his Methodist Conference to the Methodist Episcomany excellences of character and his fidelity pal Church in the United States, and to the "to his work. He had just accepted a call to a Wesleyan Methodist Church in Canada. Having church in Nashville, Tenn., at the time of his visited Ripley, the seat of the Cincinnati Condeath.
ference, he was en route for Laporte, Ind., and Aug. 31.-HOWELL, Rev. Isaac P., a Roman in passing through Cincinnati was seized with Catholic clergyman, of Elizabeth, N. 'J., died at the epidemic which terminated his life. Stroudsburg, Pa., aged 57 years. He was a Sept. 7.--BALDWIN, MATTHIAS W., an eminent native of Philadelphia, and was educated at citizen of Philadelphia, pioneer in American Mt. St. Mary's College, Emmettsburg, Md. He iron manufactures, died in that city, aged 70 was ordained at Fordham, by the late Arch- years. In 1829, as soon as the news reached bishop Hughes, and was sent on his missionary America of the success of steam locomotives career to Elizabeth, where he officiated for upon the Liverpool and Manchester Railroad, twenty-three years. He died of pulmonary he predicted the revolution the invention consumption, the pure air of Stroudsburg, which would accomplish in every branch of business, place he had visited in the hope of benefit to and the rapidity with which it would develop his health, proving unavailing to restore him. the resources of this country. In the same He had long been connected with religious and year the first model of a locomotive engine seen educational establishments, several of which he in America was constructed by him, and exfounded.
hibited on a miniature railroad. After this Aug. --:-CRAIDER, FREDERICK, a veteran of experiment Mr. Baldwin devoted his energies the Revolution and of the War of 1812, died at to the manufacture of locomotives, and was Veadville, Miss., aged 108 years.
the first to make them in this country. His Aug. ---ROBINSON, Rev. J. J., D.D., for- work.grew with the demand, till for many years merly President of Marysville, College, Tenn., before his death his establishment was one of was thrown from his carriage and killed at the largest in the world, employing over a Rogersville, Tenn. He had recently been elected thousand workmen, and sending locomotives president of a new institution at Bristol in that not only to all American States, but to Russia State.
and other European countries. Many of the imAug. ---WADE, Hon. EDWARD, died in East provements in locomotive machinery were inCleveland, Ohio, aged 63 years. He was a vented by him. But he did not confine his native of West Springfield, Mass, where he re- influence to a single department of industry. ceived a common-school education, and in 1821 He was a liberal friend of the arts and sciences, removed with his father to Ashtabula County, and took a special interest in agriculture and Ohio, devoting his attention to agriculture until horticulture." By enterprise in business he had 1824. Subsequently he studied law in Albany gained a large fortune, which he freely used for and Troy, and in 1827 was admitted to the bar in the benefit of every deserving cause. Besides Jefferson County, Ohio. In 1832 he removed to munificent gifts to city, State, and national Unionville, and afterward settled in Cleveland. charities without number, he erected several He was elected a Representative to the Thirty- churches, and devoted freely of his means ta third Congress, and was reëlected, serving on the advancement of religious interests. the Committee on Commerce.
Sept. 10.-RANDALL, Hon. Josian, a leading Sept. 2.-BURNHAM, Col. JAMES C., U. S. A., Democratic politician and lawyer, died iv Philadied in New York. He was appointed major delphia, aged 77 years. Having recrired his
school training under the direction of the Rev. had declined it, owing to the troubles growing Dr. Stoughton, a well-known Baptist minister, out of “the division of 1838.” Afterward the he was placed at the age of fourteen in a law- call was renewed; he accepted, and was inoffice, and early admitted to the bar. Soon stalled pastor in October, 1840. He continued after he was appointed clerk to the mayor's in this pastorate five and a half years, and then court, at that time a responsible and lucrative - accepted an agency for the Board of Education office. This position he resigned to join the in the West, the duties of which he performed Junior Artillerists, which had volunteered for for six months. He then took charge of the service in the War of 1812. Toward the close church at Delphi, Ind., of which he continued of the war he was promoted to a colonelcy. to be pastor for a period of nearly twenty years In 1819 he was elected to the Legislature, and, But his labors were by no means confined although a very young man, the proceedings of to his own particular field. Very many were the body show that he took an active and lead- the protracted meetings which he held, or at ing part. This was the last office he accepted, as which he assisted, in neighboring and als he devoted himself earnestly to his profession, in distant churches. Because of his vigorin which he had a large practice. He was a ous constitution in early life, he seems to hare hard-working lawyer, and his industry and considered himself possessed of special fitness ability gave him eminence.
for the extensive travel and "much hardness" Sept. 10.—SAGE, OREN, an eminent manu- encountered by pioneers in founding and caring facturer of Rochester, N. Y., died in that city, for churches in new countries. For him to aged 79 years. He was a native of Middle- swim his horse and himself through canais town, Conn., and served as an apprentice to a creeks, and rivers, and to continue his journey tanner and shoemaker in that town until "just as he was," was no uncommon ocen twenty-one years of age. His educational ad- rence. At the time he became connected wi.. vantages comprised but a single month of the Synod of Indiana, it extended from the Vaio schooling. In 1809 he removed to Ballston River on the south into Michigan on the nort. Spa, and in 1827 to Rochester, where by in- and to Missouri on the west; and to attend the dustry and perseverance he soon acquired a meetings of the synod required a ride on horsecompetency. He was a man of singular piety, back sometimes of 150, 200, or even 300 miles and, while giving freely to the benevolent ob- Dr. Wright was stated clerk of the Synod o jects of the day, was specially interested in the Northern Indiana from the time of its forts Rochester University and Theological Seminary, tion, in 1842, until his removal to Alleghany. of which he was a liberal benefactor.
Sept. 20.-PEASLEE, Gen. CHARLES H., Oce Sept. 13.-ORME, Brig.-Gen. W. W., U. S. of the most conspicuous public men of Nerf Vols., died at Bloomington, Ill. He was former- Hampshire, died at St. Paul, Minnesota, aged ly a successful lawyer in that town, but at the 62 years. He was born in New Hampshire, in commencement of the late civil war threw up a 1804, graduated at Dartmouth College in 1894 lucrative practice to enter the military service. and coming to the bar after a regular stady of IIe served with credit, but returned to his home his profession, settled in Concord, the capital in poor health, from which he never recovered. of that State.' He was a State representative
Sept. 13.-- WALKER, Rev. Augustus, mis- from 1833 to 1837, adjutant-general from 1833 sionary of the A. B. C. F. M. to Eastern Turkey, to 1847, and a member of the National House died of cholera, at Diarbekir, aged 44 years. of Representatives from 1847 to 1853. On re He was a native of Medway, Mass., graduated tiring from Congress, he was immediately apat Yale College in 1849, and at Andover Theo- pointed Collector of Customs at Boston ty logical Seminary in 1852 ; was ordained the President Pierce, a position which he filed same year at East Medway, and sailed, with four years with eminent ability and success his wife, for Smyrna, January 7, 1853. Ile was Since 1857 he had resided in Portsmouth. H an earnest and faithful worker in the mis- was a gentleman of generous and genial is sionary field for more than twelve years. pulses, upright in his life, public-spirited
, and Sept. 17.—CALDWELL, Hon. George ALFRED, filled with honor every position to which he a prominent lawyer of Kentucky, died at Louis- was called, enjoying the respect and confidence ville. He was a native of that state, and was of the people of his State to the last. He is a Representative in Congress from 1843 to among the most active originators of the insane 1845, and again from 1849 to 1851.
asylum of his State, and a member of the board
! Sept. 17.-Wright, Rev. E. W., D. D., a dis- of directors from its establishment to the time tinguished Presbyterian clergyman, died'in Al- of his death. leghany City, aged 49 years. Ile was a native Sept. 21.-HANSON, Mrs. Join T., a niece of of Lancaster, Ohio, graduated at Miami Uni- Oliver Goldsmith, died at West Hoboken, N.J. versity, Ohio, studied theology one year at aged 80 years. Princeton, and completed his course in the Sept. 21.—SCRIPPS, John L., a journalist of Theological Seminary at Alleghany in 1838. In Chicago, and former postmaster of that city
, October, 1839, he was ordained an evangelist died at Minneapolis, Minn. He was a native at Frankfort, Ind. Previous to this he had la- of Missouri, graduated
at McKendree Collegt
. bored some time in Lafayette, Ind., and had Lebanon, Iii., and temporarily filled a profesreceived a call to the church in that cace, but sorship in that institution. Subsequently he
studied law, and in 1847 removed to Chicago, in that city, aged 68 years. In company with and entered upon the practice of his profession. his brothers, he removed from Richmond, Va., In 1848 he became connected with the press of about the year 1825, and settled in New York, that city, and was one of the founders of the where they did a prosperous business until the "Chicago Tribune." About a year since his crash of 1837, when, like many others, they failing health compelled him to retire from his were obliged to succumb to the financial preseditorial labors, and he had sojourned but a sure. He was well known for his liberal spirit few months in Minnesota at the time of his and integrity of character. death.
Sept. 26.-SONUYLER, Capt. Thomas, a promSept. 21.—WILDER, DAVID, M. D., a promi- inent citizen of Albany, died in that city, aged nent citizen and statesman of Massachusetts, 55 years. He began life as a cabin-boy on his died in North Leominster, aged 88 years. He father's sloop, and passed through every grade was educated as a physician, but abandoned the of his profession. In 1842, under the firm of practice on account of his health. His public Schuyler and Brainard, he engaged in the towlife commenced as Representative from Leom- boat business on the Hudson River, and soon inster in 1809, and he was a member of both after organized the Schuyler line of tow-boats, Houses of the Legislature at different times. In which is still in successful operation. He was 1837 he was chosen treasurer of the Cominon- also the managing owner of the passenger-boats wealth, and served the constitutional term. Belle and Rip Van Winkle for a number of Ilis last act, as State official, was to sign the years. He was one of the original founders of sterling bonds issued to the Western Railroad, the Bank of the Capital, of which he was preswhich had thirty years to run.
ident until it closed business; also of the ComSept. 22.-DIMSDALE, Prof. Thomas J., super- merce Insurance Company, of which he was intendent of public instruction in Montana, vice-president, and of the First National Bank, died in Virginia City, Montana Ter. He was of which he was president. Although he had an Englishman by birth, and became a resident uniformly refused to accept any political office, of Montana in 1864, where he engaged in the he consented, a few years since, to take the work of educating American youth. For some office of alderman, which he held through one time he had editorial charge of the "Post” of term. He was a sincere philanthropist, and Virginia City.
gave liberally to missions, schools, and churches. Sept. 23.-MOORE, Hon. John, a prominent Sept. 27.-Snow, GEORGE M., former comcitizen of Illinois, died in Boston, aged 72 years. mercial editor of the New York “Tribune, He was a native of Great Britain, but removed died in New York, aged 54 years. He was a' to this country and settled in Illinois soon after native of Boston, but removed to New York it became a State. His first appearance in pub- soon after his education was completed, and lic life was as a member of the first Legislature was for some time engaged in mercantile purat Vandalia, in 1836, and from that period he suits, devoting his leisure hours to the lighter has been a prominent actor in the political his- walks of literature. When the “Tribune tory of the State. In 1842 he was elected started, he took charge of the commercial deLieutenant-Governor, and was for several years partment, which he retained for over twentyState Treasurer, for his faithful management of two years. In 1863, finding his health suffering which he received the sobriquet of "Honest from too close application to business, he deJohn Moore.” During the Mexican War he parted with his family to Europe, where he served as lieutenant-colonel, and participated in spent a year in Rome and Paris, but withont a number of severe engagements.
permanent benefit. Upon his return, he sold Sept. 24.--STEELE, Hon. John B., member of his interest in the “Tribune ” and turned his Congress from New York, was killed by being attention to certain railroad enterprises. thrown from his carriage at Rondout, N. Y., Sept. 28.-Gibson, Dr. LORENZO, former Suraged 52 years. He was a native of Delhi, Del- veyor-General of Arkansas, and a prominent aware County, N. Y., was educated at Delaware politician of that State, died at Little Rock, Academy, and at Williams College, Mass.; Ark., aged 63 years. He was a native of Tenstudied law, and was admitted to the bar in nessee. He studied law at Clarksville, Tenn., 1839. In 1841 he was appointed district at- and was admitted to the bar at an early age, torney for Otsego County, and in 1847 removed but in consequence of a disease which embarto Kingston, Ulster County, and thence pursued rassed him in the practice of the legal profeshis profession. In 1850 he was elected special sion, he abandoned it and entered upon the study judge of the county, and in 1860 was elected of medicine, and soon rose to eminence in praca Representative from New York to the Thirty- tice. In 1834 he removed to Arkansas, and seventh Congress, serving on the Committees established himself as a merchant at Little Rock. on the District of Columbia, and on Revolution. In the financial crisis of 1837, he, like most of ary Pensions; was reelected to the Thirty-eighth the merchants of Arkansas, was compelled to Congress, again serving on the Committees for succumb; and soon after resumed the practice the District of Columbia, and on Expenditures of his profession, removing, in 1841, to Hot in the War Department.
Springs County, where he combined farming Sept. 26.-JOSEPIS, Solomon, a distinguished with his practice. In 1849 he returned to Litstock and exchange broker of New York, died tle Rock, where he resided till his death. Dr.
Gibson early became prominent in Arkansas inent lawyer of New York, died on his plantapolitics. Between 1838 and 1856 he was four tion on the Wachita River, Louisiana, aged 50 times a member of the Legislature; in 1840 he years. He was a man of highly cultivated inwas the Whig candidate for Governor. In 1849 tellect and extensive influence. he was appointed by President Taylor Surveyor Oct. 3.-KINGSBURY, Colonel CHARLES, Jr., General of Arkansas, and held the office for four U. S. Vols., died at Tronton, Ohio, aged 28 years. In 1865 he was chosen Representative years. His first connection with the army was from the State in Congress, and at the time of as major in an Ohio regiment; then he became his death was a prominent candidate for United assistant adjutant-general, served with Genera? States Senator.
Rosecrans in West Virginia, and was appointed Sept. 29.- ALEXANDER, CHARLES, one of the on the staff of General John F. Reynolds, where oldest journalists in the United States, died in he won military honors. At the battle of Philadelphia, aged 70 years. He was a native Gaines's Mill he was taken prisoner, and after of that city, and at the age of 16 years was his release was appointed to the staff of Geeapprenticed to a printer. Subsequently he pur- eral Sheridan, sharing in all the exploits of that chased the old printing-office of Benjamin renowned officer. At the termination of the Franklin, with type and presses. He edited and war Colonel K. returned to the peaceful pursuits published the “Daily Chronicle," and afterward of business, where he was ever beloved and rethe "Saturday Evening Post,"
and was publisher spected for his integrity and faithfulness to of “Graham's Magazine," Burton's "Gentle- duty. man's Magazine," and the "Lady's Book." Oct. 4.-DICKENS, ArgustCS N., brother of Sept. --SPAULDING, Miss Ålmy, a noted Charles Dickens, the celebrated novelist
, diel teacher of Providence, R. I., died in that city, at Chicago, Ill., aged 40 years. He was the aged 70 years. Her early life was passed in original - Boz," this being the pet name given Bristol, R. I., whence she removed to Provi- by his family, and was born at Landport, near dence about 1833, and opened a private school Portsmouth, Eng.; emigrated to America, and in the third ward. After teaching thus for purchasing land at Amboy, on the Illinois Centwo years, she was appointed principal of a tral Railway, engaged in mercantile pursuits
. primary school, a position which she retained Losing his money invested, he removed to until 1864, when she was transferred to Chicago with his family, and entered the landanother primary school, which she con- office of the Illinois Central Railway as corducted for one or two years. Miss Spaulding responding clerk, which position he filled at was a veteran teacher, having served the the time of his death. Previous to his coming city of Providence for nearly a generation. to this country he was a correspondent of the During that time, more than three thousand “London Daily News." different pupils received more or less of her Oct. 4.-OSBAND, General D, E., a distindiscipline and instruction, and she lived long guished cavalry officer of U. S. Vols., died on enough to receive under her care the children his plantation in Mississippi. His death wa and grandchildren of those who first learned caused by over-exertion in the care of the their alphabet from her. She possessed a freedmen in his employ, during an epidemic of strong love for her work, especially that por- cholera. tion of it which partook of a benevolent char Oct. 4.-RAREY, John S., the celebrated acter, and not only attended to the mental horse-tamer, died at Cleveland, Ohio, aged 38 wants of her pupils, but was constantly using years. He was born in Franklin County, Ohio, her own means, or procuring aid from others, and at an early age showed a knack in the to clothe and feed those who came to her school management of horses, which induced the in destitute circumstances.
neighbors to submit their intractable beasts to Oct. 1.-BURNETT, HENRY C., a lawyer of his powers. His own system, by which he Kentucky, died in Louisville, of cholera, aged gained so much
celebrity and profit, was worked 41 years. He was a native of Essex County, out by degrees from his observations on equine Va., but removed early to Kentucky, where he peculiarities. In 1856 he went
to Texas, and entered upon the practice of law, and was for found plenty of material to experiment upon. two years clerk of the Circuit Court of Trigg When he returned to Ohio, he began to give pubCounty. He was elected to Congress in 1855, lic exhibitions, and from that time was almost and again two years afterward; also in 1859 and continuously before the public. About five 1861, but was expelled for his open sympathy years ago he went to Europe, and surprised with the South. Serving in the Confederate every one by his complete mastery of the mest Senate, he remained until the overthrow of the incorrigible horses. In England particularly, the Confederacy, and since that time has exerted most vicious beasts that could be found Tere himself to restore the peace Democrats to the brought to him, and in no instance did be fail to ascendency in his State.
get at least temporary control over his subjects Oct. 2.-HAPPERSETT, Rev. REESE, D. D., a One of the greatest triumphs of his skill was Presbyterian
clergyman, for many years Secre- manifested in the taining of the racing.colt tary of the Presbyterian Board of Domestic Cruiser, which was so vicious that he had killed Missions, died in Stockton, California.
one or two grooms, and was of necessity kept Oct. 3.-CULVER, JAMES D., formerly a prom- under control by a heavy iron muzzle. Ende"
Mr. "Rarey's treatment he became perfectly form an alliance with the authorities of the gentle and submissive, and was brought by Confederate Government. After the fall of Fort him to America. In 1863 Mr. R. was employed Donelson, and the occupation of Nashville by by the Government to inspect and report on the Federal authorities, General Barrow was the horses of the Potomac Army.
arrested and confined in prison, but finally was Oct. 9.–Baldwin, Rev. SAMUEL Davies, D. permitted to go South, where he remained until D., a Southern Methodist clergyman, died at the rebel surrender, when he returned home Nashville, Tenn., aged 48 years. He was the with enfeebled health, from which he never author of several volumes, among which was fully recovered. ** Armageddon."
Oct. 20.—Travis, Rev. Robert, an Episcopal Oct. 10.- BRAINERD, Dr. Daniel, a distin- clergyman of Jersey City, died there of conguished surgeon and medical professor in Rush sumption. He was an able polemic, and a Medical College, Chicago, died in that city of preacher of great eloquence. He was for some cholera. He had long occupied a prominent years assistant minister of St. Andrew's Church position in his profession, and was especially and Trinity Chapel, New York. skilful as a surgeon. He had recently returned Oct. 22.-BARRY, Col. STANDESH, Assistant from a long absence in Europe.
United States Treasurer, died at Newport, Oct. 13.-Inge, Colonel C. J., formerly State N. Y., aged 70 years. Librarian of New Jersey, died at Trenton. He Oct. 22.–BEECHER, Rey. Jonn SYDNEY, an was at one time State Senator from Warren American Baptist missionary to the Karens of County.
Bassein, Burmah, died in Plymouth, England, Oct. 14.-CLARK, Captain John, an editor aged 46 years. He was a native of Hinesburg, and officer of volunteers, died at Chicago, aged Vt. ; was educated for the ministry, and offer40 years. He commenced his career as an ap- ing his services to the Baptist Missionary Union, prentice in a printing establishment, and soon received an appointment to Burmah, and sailed mastering the art, became a reporter for the for Arracan, in July, 1846. After Jaboring "Boston Courier," until 1856, when it was successfully for a period of ten years, he withpublished under his supervision. Upon the drew from his connection with the union, some outbreak of the war he resigned, and in Sep- misunderstanding concerning a change of locatember, 1861, was appointed commissary of tion having occurred between himself and the subsistence in the U. S. Vols., with the rank of executive committee; and subsequently offered captain; served through the winter at Hatteras, his services to the Free Mission Society, was and subsequently was attached to General But- accepted, and since that period has devoted his ler's staff. In New Orleans he published the whole energies to the work of educating and "Delta," and at Norfolk the “New Régime” preparing young men for the ministry. His and " Post."
health failing, he left for this country, but died Oct. 16.—Cook, Hon. CHARLES, a prominent in England, en route for home. and philanthropic citizen of Havana, N. Y.; died Oct. 28.-ANSORGE, Prof. CHARLES, an acat Auburn, aged 65 years. He served as Canal complished teacher of music, and editor of the Commissioner from 1847 to 1851, and was State “Massachusetts Teacher," died in Chicago, Ill., Senator from 1862 to 1864, in both of which aged 49 years. He was a native of Spiller, á offices he was eminently faithful and useful. town in the province of Silesia, was thoroughly He was an active and influential politician of educated in the science of music, and graduated the Whig and Republican school, and was ever with high honor in the Collegiate Institution true to the principles of freedom and justice. at Breslau. Subsequently he spent some years Besides superintending his extensive business, in teaching and editing a public journal. In he edited a weekly journal.
common with many of the literary men of PrusOct. 17.-FOWLER, -, ex-Mayor of Marys- sia, he entertained, and, as a true patriot, ville, California, died in that city. He was a boldly defended political views which, as they native of Windham County, Conn., and went favored the liberties of the people, proved offento California in 1850. He served in the As- sive to the Government. In consequence of sembly, and was elected mayor three times, having written certain articles in support of his and was also justice of the peace.
liberal sentiments, he was summoned before the Oct. 19.-BARROW, Gen. WASHINGTON, former courts, was tried, and sentenced to three years' minister resident at Lisbon, died in St. Louis, imprisonment, and loss of citizenship. During aged 59 years. He was a native of Tennessee, the three days allowed between the announcewas educated as a lawyer, and had filled many ment of the sentence and the beginning of its important positions. For some years he was execution, Mr. Ansorge, bidding farewell to faeditor of the Nashville “Republican Banner,” therland, October 13, 1849, speedily made his which he conducted in a vigorous style, and way to England. His wife having there joined was classed among the leaders of the old Whig him, they sailed for America. Making his home party. In 1841 he was appointed minister to in Boston, he accepted a situation as organist Lisbon, and from 1847 to 1849 was a Represent- and chorister in a church at Dorchester, which ative in Congress from Tennessee. In 1861 he retained for thirteen years, and was four he was elected State Senator, and subsequently years teacher of music in the Asylum for the Tas appointed one of the commissioners to Blind at South Boston. While devotedly at