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' TIIK EXAMINER:
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JOU KW DttLI'M VAHt'.
IU. rrUh- IK pe. I lies.
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bia, DKior of Marine, aged 53 yea.s or
I -.. i n heha f of W illiam Meade.
1 l. illllil'Mll IVIIUIIiV. Ml.
cih as follows.
yjj j,;li;I legally required to make a
Ultion, relative to John ilandolph of
Janoke. I do hereby state my recollections
swl. incidents, as" I consider calculated
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show tne s 1-' "l ""
enod of my in-al attendance.
l.aii'l '!;''! "ieo unuer my ineuicEi
i 'i.j nf fT!. iii.in'l- I l.ir
fare on 111 i" . ; v 1
.i. is t t ..t one ouarter Iielore twelv
o'clock, lie breathed his last in a chain.
Iht of the Citv Hotel. No. 11 North Third
I was present at his departure, closed his
evrs, and placed his limbs in a decent pc
si'iimi. I w as ailed to visit him on the 2ihh
by J-JniunJ Hanger, one ol the pio-
of ire (;iv Hotel. It was a stor-
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l-iv niiil. i ne pa.ieni n;ui arnvcu mm ui-
the steamboat from Bii.limorc.
He wis bouuJ f.T Europe, and hkd been
iid'i jii!'.ed in ge:tmg on board the packet.
He s Vi inior.ncd me that he was acquainted
wit'i i':v liarai-.er. 4-I know yon thro'
;;ix":V.Iu-.Lg I pre:t:ne to Win. 11. ("iles,
laie tTove.iior of Virginia, respect!:)" whose
t y-1 vm ie; a'-ilv consulted, i lie pa
m i. h d!stur!od on account
!:. he had encountered af-
i-f s ie (!.;;i''!
t--r ka in- ttie ste.nmoat. It w;is evuiont
he v. is ei aiIv ill : his debility wtis such,
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judgment bv it: v , '
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i. .in tie l.aJ t'Ctn so loi z an i
i.e iii.t have a quired an accurate j
'' cf tli,- g. nt'ial our' of jirac-j
::tii I j his (ax.1: he ri jibed 'cer-i
ir. Jot a tV.l fr physician, you
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in niHuv convjtuti.ins, and weili-1
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il s.i 1 ' I hiive i-eu an Idiusvm rac v ail
I n apiKMred trulv a most trite !
vw ot the so'. .eu, ahhonzh ! 1,1
!id nut li.iok it n.' cs.rv to clve , l,
fi'lv. IIo informed mo tliat
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ami a t. i.-.tier -it would
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lie S' hi i t .1.1 me however, lhat he , " " L'V
, , at!e, ,.l for three ua.s w th j;Is pa,5s even Ins do nest.e ainnge-
.: wift. !. had bc'tn caatlv ag-1 ,,5eIn1 1 iS s:'ver , ul,s- " ";
..ii.v hi., vovaj, to Hu. 'This10 w'h,'"tfV,r' :
ii.d'hi..,." 0;,fivi:mrl.is puW l1e,ylrV'a-:m4C ecotiomical itian h;g:,!y f,-
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, ,- i i 1 ii I ap-illi'-caiv store of (diaries hi lis. lo. o(,
uriiaia: ji tori sn discovered he was r . .
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..:l.-r I for the pinent.
Ou ...asionhetoldmethathe ci-j , T.e niorning of the day that John Han-
i .1 .,r ,c;!d (I am not clear as to the iUfh ,,'eJ' 1 ,etviv,; au rar'-v a',,a W&'M
rd. ,V cr .,,.) take opium like a Turk, ! '"T Vlsit oi :-several per.ns
t.tli.rti.iniv.e.eivM from him the iinJ were in the room, but l,t it except his scr
, ,. ,i ,., i .ill i r vant John, who apiieared atiedcd at th: sit-
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nie sha;e or oilier.
11 ronvf rsa:im was curiously divers' fied.
1 o:iip!ainel willi no small asperity1
t:.- c.fle ultiis he encountered after leav-
iiii!' it ainioat.
l" wiL put intu a wr t bed hack, the
j;.d.v..f the enrriae was broken he had
bom it!i! iir-d to tL't friiin one hotel to anoih--r,
in s. an h of I.L'iiiL, exxsxl to the
j-!;.!:g of ih storm, and every thing was
ma s:a of dis omfurt. He soon intro
du. ed the fiWjf, t of the Quakers, compli
inTiTuisr i s in his peculiar manner for "neau
hess. ediio.p.v, oider, comfort in e-erything,
i A ni everything, except politics there,
alway u-iMiea!.'" Ib-fore I depailed, he
rep.ad a .-t!nu of the Litany of the
hpi-opaI Church with apparent fervor.
Tl: fullnwing mominzhe sent for me early.
1 ua.i crtlh-d from U-d, he apologized hand-iiif-.y
f,jr uisturliing me, and from this
jieriod, we appeared mutually to enter into
oui new acquaintance ;n the capacity of
pate nt and physician.
Afier coi.siihrable exjierience in sick
chamber and at deaih-befls, I may say, I
rieer uki wiih a character s perfectly ori
g ii'd and iiiii.jtK-. He might le sometimes
cijiiipa,I to a sjioiled and fraction child,
but a l.itle oliservation convinced mo, that
in the iiiir,t Gf jjg extre;ne, constitutional
irn'a n. ty, p tulence, impatience, and aar
ea.'m, there were some noble traits of char-
" tr; among thes was a keen sense of
propriety, and when this was gently appeal
j to there was a disposition to be convinc
and acknowledge indiscretions. On
wore than one occasion, it seemed proper
the patient to understand, that while his
pi'.vs ian felt every disposition to treat him
.tli kuidiK-ts and respect, he was not iiu
M-nvble to what was due to himself.
O r o.ie occasion, when I proposed some
ti'in ' for his relief, iC petulantly and posi-
a.-lo ss,.d a few word to him; his good
-ns p.edjiuinated he npologizwl, and
"as as aulLnissive as an infant. One even
ing I proposed a medical consultation, l;av
n.5 te choice to himself. With an assur-
-n e ot enure confidence in his medical at
I'TitunL lie nromntlv nKoMnA f,A
-i.iutlie remark "Iu a multitude of
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counsel there a confusion, it leadj to
nes.? and indecision. th nanent m
othe" IC ll'e d,JClors arc 8tring t each
On part,,,, w.,., pjy a. nJ .lt
' v.ou.j n.t,.ive Ue ki,Mlest acinowi;5ig.
"jwiis in tlie most alTcctionate tones, geaer
y nli tlie addition -God bless you. He
does bic you, and He will bless von"
U seemed as tliough his disposition to
criticize on the pronunciation of il-oivU
hU not l restrained under any circum
anes of bodily aufferinj or immediate
danger of death the .lightest deviation
from lii.s siarnhu.1 cf propriety muH be met
ar.d t orreeted.
Iu die application of words ti convey
ideas, he was extremely exact. He once
remuked to me, that "althou6h the French
was a vile langu.ige, yet it was preferable to
any other for treaties and public documents
Ixva ise every word was in iu cvaet place,
no double meaning there it stands. The
li'tfiit preceding his dead, I passed about
two hours in ha chamber; he told me in n
plan. live tone, that his poor John was worn
knvi. by fatigue, and tOiiMM-iJed to go in
A most attentive substitute supplied his
place, imt neither lie, nor I, were like
John, who knew where to place his hand on
every thing, in a large quantity of baggage
piepared for an European voyage.
The patient was greatly distressed in
breadline, in const-quenee of difficult ex.
pectoration, and requst'l me at my next
visit t bring instruments for nerfor.uin the
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itjeraiion of l?roucho'.omy, for he could not
live, unless relieved; yet in the same inter
view Im directed a certain newspaper to be
brought to him ; it was found after, a diffi
cult search, he put on Ills epectatles as he
sat propped up In bed, turned over the paper
s?veral times and examined it carefullv.
(dien placeil lus linger on a part he had se-
lecied -handed it to me with a request that
I wo dd read it : it waj heaiUl "Cherokee.
I;i tile course of reading, I came to th.:
woid 'O.nnijMjteuce' 1 gave it tJie full
sound Omni-jiotenee, he checked me in
slant ly, repeating it according to Walker.
I ofteml iny reasons for pronouncing it as
) 1 u:d, lie did not rebut, but quickly aid
I "Pa.Ni on." S a long afo r I pronounced
I the word '-Iinpetuv" with the t lung he
cone; -ted me instantly. I In stated on his
j ciiiicisui, and in an enquiring and ! u!itfLl
jt:ie, related the word us lie had prtmour
ced it ; he shandy replied '-Thrre ran be
no (I.nitc of it. An immediate a-know-
rl,s '" 1,1 "i l'" lejuei, mat ji' suwi ( oi-
reeled apjear-d to aii.fy the critic, and the
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m inai. mere wa a reat tieal ot .SMiHi.mtv
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Let the a be Light, an J there was
Then-is sublimitv !'' He Mioke
in the interview, of tiie slanders and lies
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i istieil ca ia, or cut cia.vi. mat was hai'le
I believe the
luliv rer.riu;...!cd his hold on life until tin
a e iei : :i is true i.e i.ao onen mmo i.e
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was dvmr, he must, die or woids to mat T
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i!iiml. 'I'he hope of cttint; off to Ilurope
still lingered with him I'i pioof, I will
state that perhaps m the third day of my
attendance, he informed me that he intend
ed to co to New uk the next morii'ii?.
ai.d wisfifd my bill tobeleliat fie sir.
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m.dt rstooil it to lie his in ei.tion to embai
i at IVew York fjr
In.vriti.1 of s-J-
, "I" A' V 11 " cumin:. .
l"d 1 1'hIM IM-V, hA
V":!.IV'!- H: ' req-t'-MeJ ine to lave
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some- iuipii.ito o .Morptua wliu h he had in
I' "e I it v. ne i arm if,
li'Vi'ii'u inn rmpers oi one jrriin f
his wr.s dune rv mv directions nt tii'
uaiion of his dying master. I leumrked to
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John soon after I arrived, that I had seen
his master very low several limes before,
and he had revived, and perhaps he would
again : the patient directly said "John
knows better than tli3t."
The interview of lliis morning w;is pecu
liaily impressive. I had not lei long
with him, before he locked at m with great
intensity, end said in a very earnest and dis
tinct manner, -I confirm every disposition
in my will, especially that reecliiig my
slaves whom 1 have manumitted aud fir
whom I have made provision." This de.
tlaration was to inc altogether unexpected;
it involved a subject, which in our pravious
intei views had never leen touched. It was
one I should not have introduced.
I assured him I was rejoiced to hear such
a declaration from him, he apiieared
anxious to impress it on my mind. Soon
after this, I proposed to go f r a s'.iort
time, to attend an urgent message, received
just before I left home, assuring my patient
1 would return as speedily as tvissible. He
positively objected to my leaving him.
"You must not go. you cannot, you shall
not leave me." He cilhtl to his servant
John to take care that the Doctor did not
leave the room, and John accordingly
lo.ked the door and s3on rcpirte l. "Mis
ter I have locked the door and got the key
in my pocket: the Doctor can't go now."
My projKisal to leave him for a short time,
eren on a promise of return, evidently iiri
taied him lor a moment.
It may thow tlie .iituation of his mind,
when I state, that in the moment of excite,
ment to which I referred, he said, "If you
do go. voi need not return."
I appealed to him as to the propriety of
such an order, inasmuch as I was only de
sirous of discharging my duty towards
another patient who might stand in need
of assistance. His manner instantly changed
and he slid. "I retract that expression;"
and probably a quarter of an hojr after
wards, casting on mc an expressive Iook,
he again said, "I retract that expression."
I told him I thought I understood hint dis
tinctly on the fiubiectlio had communicated,
anil presumed the will would explain j
iudf fullv: he renlied in his pecu-j
liar way, "No you don't imdertand it, I j
know you don't. Our laws are extremely
particular on the subject of slaves. A ;
will may manumit them, but provision for
their subsequent support, requires that a
declaration be made, in the prcsenco of a
white witmsa, and it is requisite that the
witness after hearing tlie declaration, should
continue with the party and never lose sight
of him until he is gone or dead. You are
a food witness for John ! You sec the
propriety and importance of your remain
imj with me ! Your patients must make
allowance fur your situation.'
felt the force of the apiieal.
The interest of the scene increased every
moment. 1 was now locked in the chain
ber with a dying .Statesman, of no common
omer : one who.-,e ommandin; talents, ele
va.cd political station, combined with great
eccentricity of hnraeter, had spread hi
fame, not only thro his native land but
over Kurope. e then sa-d, "John told me
this morning. '-Master von are dvimr." 1
mad-' iu attempt to conceal my views;
on the contrary, 1 avtiired him, I wouh
spea. to him with entire candour on the
o casion, and told him, it had been rather
"a subject of surpiise that he had combined
so lo n rg.
He now made his preparations to die
Bet een him and his faithful servant there
He directeil John to biing him his father's
brc ust-button which was immediately pro
ducitl. He then directed him to place it
iu i.io Ikisoiu of hi shirt. It was an old
fashioned larg. iized s.od stud. John
plaeei it iu the button-hole of the shirt
bosom: but to fix it complexly required a
hole on the opposite side. When this was
annonnced to his master,' he quickly said,
"Get a knife and cut one." I handed my
pen-knife to John who cut the hole and
fixed the valiurd relic to the satisfaction of
the dying patient. A napkin was also
called for and was placed by John uikui
tlie Urease ol the patient. I or a short
time he lay perfectly uuict, his eyes were
closed, and 1 concluded he was disposed to
3leep. Me suddenly roused from this state,
with the words "Remorse" "Remorse" It
was twice repeated ; at the last time at the
top of his voice, evidently, with great agi
tation, he cried out "Let me see the word."
No reply followed: having learned enough
of the character of my patient to ascer
tain, that when I did not know exactly
what to say, it was best to say nothing,
lie thTi exclaimed "(Jet a dictionary let
me ee tlie word." I cast my eyes around
me end told him I believed theie was none
in t!it ioo.il. "Write it down then let me
ee the word.'' I picked up one of his cards
from the table, "Randolph of Roanoke," and
eivpired whether I should write on that,
"Yes, nothin; more proper." Then with
my pencil I wrote remorse. He took
the carl in his hands in a hurried
manner, and fastened his eyes on it with
cre.at intensity. "Write it on the back."
he exclaim!, I did so, and handed it to him
ag.vn. He was excessively asitaied at this
period, h- repeated "Remorse! you' have no
id'-a v.-iat ii. is, you can form no idea of it
whntcver: it has contributed to brin? me to
liiv piesi-ut .situation: but I have looked to
the I,ord Jesus Christ arid hope I have o!w
cained pardon." He then said. "Now let
John take yo"r pencil and draw a line nn
ih'r the word," which was accordingly done.
I ii ji ired what was to be done, with the
car'nhe replied, "I'm it in your pocket:
take nri of it: when I a;n dead look
Th's v.as an impre.ssiire scene. All the
plans cf ambition, the honors and tiie wealth
of this world, had vanished as hubbies on
t'.iewatei. He knew and he felt that his
very Moments weie few, and even ffuy were
numbered. Ii afforded his physician an op-j
port-mi, y without b in intrusive, of offei.
iiiif. to hi. n a few serious observations, and
pointin; the expiring .Statesman to a hope
beyond the sr.ae. My situation at this pe
riod wa. serious and eaibnrrassine. Lo ked
in the hambrr of a patient ami solemnly
called upon as a witness, confirming a will
already riade fir the liberation and support
of his slaves : when tiie only human eai tiiai
h-oid these declarations, except myself and
the teistatar, was one of the very slaves in
cluded in the bequest. It required no unu
sual fotesisrht to anticipate thn construction
which micht be put iion such ten'imony :
perhaps in a distant com!, where the wit
ness mi::ht be personally unknown, espe
cially when, nddid to this, it was found he
was a member of the religiotis Society of
Friends, who long since had washed their
hands from the stain of slavery, and whose
wiitimeu.s on that s ibject were universally
known. I saw that even under a charitable
construe lion of the testimony, the force of
early impressions and the bias of education,
micht be suposed imperceptibly to influ
ence even an upright mind and give a color-
imr to ivorus ana tacts, which to otners, ait
forently educated, misfit be viewed in anoth
I "Vide. these views, I iutrodiiocd tlie sub
ject of callir.e in some additional witnesses,
and suggested sending ilown stairs for Ed
nvind Il.idgor, whose attentions were very
great to him. He replied "I have already
cominnr icated that to him." I stated that
it was my intention to be with him as steadily
as possible until his death, but with his con
currence I would send for two young phy
sicians who should remain and never lose
Hight of him until he was dead, and to whom
he could make the declaration. My son.
Dr. Isaac l'arris'i, and my young friend and
late pupil, Dr. Francis West, were proposed
to him, saying the latter was a brother of
Captain est. It.Mpitckly asked, "Unptam
West of the packet ?" On receiving an af
firmative reply, he t-nid "send for him, he
is the man, I'll have him." From some cir.
cumstau:es that had coma to my knowledge,
1 had reason to believe that Capt.Janes West
was a favorite with the patient. Iscfore the
doeir was unlocked, he pointed to a bureau,
and requested I would take from it a remu
neration for my services, lo this I prompt
ly objected, informing him, I should feel as
though I were acting indelicately to comply.
Ho then waived the subject bysayiuj, "in
England it is always customary."
The witnesses were now sent for and
soon arrived. The dying man was propped
up in lied, with pillows, nearly etect.
Those only who know his lonn and singu
lar physiosniomy can form an idea of his
nonearance at tins moment, ueim' ex
tremoly sensitive to cold, he had a blanket
over his head and shoulders, and he directed
John to place his hat oil over the blanket
which aided in keeping it close to his head
Tiie hat bore evident marks of age and was
probably the one exposed to the pcllings of
tho storm during lus mscomiuris on we uny
of his arrival
With a countenance full of Borrow, John
stood closo to ihe bed-side of his dying mas
tor Tim four witnesses, via: Edmund
Radnor. Dr. Francis West, my son, J)r
Iac Farrish and myself, were placed in a
semi-circle in full view. It was evidently
an awfully interesting moment to the pa
ticnt. He rallied all tlio tpiring energies
ol mind arid body lo UniJaM effort; his
whole soul seeml coiKeftlirated in the act
hU eyes flashed reeling anqliruel licence.
Pointing towards us will his long index
finder, he thus addressed ufll "I confirm al
the diicctions iu my will respecting my
slaves, and direct thein to fx enforced, par-
ticulaily in regaid to a jWovision for their
support ;' and then raising his rin as high
as he could, he brought ii dojvn with his
ommi hand on the shouldeii of; his favorite
John, adding these words,' "especially for
thiij man." He then asleclcach of us
whether we understood Lirji
At the close of litis e.Xi!BuMing efTort, 1
remarked to my fellow. witnesses, that my
patient a short time beforej! loformea me in
private, that according to the laws of Yir
ginia, a will might manumit slaves, yet in
order for their subsequent upict, it was
necessary that a declaration WiouM be made,
in the presence of one or'TOor white wit
nesses, who after rcuMvinc .it .tout the par
ty, should remain and njor lose si'dit of
him, until he was dead. J Jheii appealed
to the dyiiiff man lo know' whether I had
stated it correctly: lie renil'Ye nn.l
gfacefully' waving tnsTiaiif as a token of
our dismission, he said, ' The young gen
tlemen will remain will me." I took
leave, with an assurance taat I would return
as speedily as possible, ud remain with
him. After an absence or perhaps an hour
or more, and about fifty raiiotes before his
decease, I returned to hi; sick room but
now the scene was changed; his keen pene
trating eye, had lost its expression, his now-
erful mind had given way, and he appeared
totally mcapanie ol giving any correct di
rections, relative to his worldly concerns.
To record whit now took flnee, may not
Ie required further than to siy, that almost
to the last moment, ome of his exeeiitriei
ties could lie seen lingering tbout him.
lie had entered within tlie dark valley of
the shadow of death, and whtt was passing
in his ( handier, was like tie distant voice
of words which fell with confision oj the
ear: the farther this master spirit receded
from human view, the soundi became less
distinct, until they were fnial.v last, in the
deep recesses of the valley and all that
was mortal of handolph, of Roanoke, was;
uishcd in death.
In conclusion, perhaps it nuy be pmpcr
for me clearly and distinctly -. j state, that
at the time he made the decimations in mv I
uesence, relative to his will he was capa
Ie of discriminatiiiii corn-ttlv lietween
thing and thing, and he also jis."C?sed tena
city of memory hence, I gv,. it as 1V
tended Ik lief, that he was of sound disivos.
inn mind tmd memory.
Early on the afternoon r" the dav on
which John Randolph died, wasconclud-
d oythe four witiii'sses, lo comuiit to wri
ting the declaration which he had made.
aecordiii'' to their iin.lerstat linj of them.
riiis I did in a room, coutiaguons to the
one wherein he dieil, and wlnre his corpst
was then lying, and the orLiral paper is
now in my possession. The paper hereto
annexed, marked and subscitud with mv
name, is a true copy of the saie.
Iosc.Ei i;n Apoplexy. . French phy
sician, named Benard, once tuind an old
bbe playing at piquet with ne of hisa pa
tients, lie had no sooner seen I. n than lie ex
claimed, "what do you do here? io home, get
iled immediately, you have 10'. a minute to
ose." Tiie abbe, in great a.arm, leinained
notionless. He wfs conve's: home ; M.
tcrnard bled him three or font times, drench
ed him with drugs, yet founl him i.ot a bit
the better. On the third dn the si k man's.
irother was .sent for fiom tie country : he
arrived in has;e and was informed that the
abbe was dyim;. ' Of wlsit disease he
inonired. M. liernard .assured him that.
without being at all aware oi it, his brother
had been seized with a violent fit of a po
llen v ; that he had fortunately discovered
it by seeing his mouth drawn an ry, and had
treated him accordingly. '-Vhv sir," re.
lied the brother, his mouth nns lieen awry
these sixtv years. linihau's IHctionart of
Uenth sr nai Irish Imrinrcli.
The Limerick Chronicle reports the fol
lowing very curious intelligence :
"Capt. LMward Lloyd, of Ueecbmount,
near Limerick, died on the lTili of Man h
ast, havinsr resided on the weitt coast of
frica, during the ineiedible period of forty-
two years. He went to that country in
SO), along with the celebrated traveller
lungo l'ark. He lived at the Gambia
since lSKi, where his then wi?man formed
the nucleiLs of the present lieautiful settle
ment of splendid stone and brick houses.
now inhabited by a population of 3,000
souls. The town can boast of a spacious
school-house, fine streets, a noble square,
barracks, a church and Wcsleyan chapel,
hospital, and Government house, which last
cost about 0,000. He was reckoned the
venerable patriarch of the locality, living
respected and dying regretted, nat only oy
us numerous children and erand-cliiluren,
colonists, native chiefs, and kings, but by
tho natives generally on the banks of the
Gambia, far into the interior of that exten
sive continent. His word had so much in
fluence among them, that it stayed many a
sanguinary war, or shortenoJ itn duration.
In the hgrptinn expedition in 1WJ1, he was
a captain in Ambcrcromoie s army.
- w" ... M
The stfzreirat' amount of debts given iu by
applicant for Ihe benefit of the llinkrupt Act
of IfAl in twci.ty-aevea States am! Territories
The amount of nronerty aurrendered v.-aa $13,
C7D,:l07. The number of applicant waa 3:1,739
number dUchareed S.U'Jl; number whose dii'
charge was refused 700. A-pgrrgui number of
creditors ,010,b0.1. Costa of Judicial proceed
injEB, $C0--'i or nearly lo per ount. on tlie
nominal property surrendered. The average
per centum paid on the debts cannot be ascer
InineU from the statement, uui li in very smait
The largest recipient of tlie lteiiehr.s of this act
was the Southern District of New York, where
the amount of debt w iriO.M .1,-11 5. The
next was the Northern district of New York
$15,556,405; the next the Southern District of
Mississippi, $lt,lJb,5lU; next r.uftcm District
of rennsylvania, $1,9G.'),7tJ:; next Southern
District of Alabaiaa, $2j,(fJJ,TJU; Massac Im
ette, $24,7MJJ:W; New Jersey, Jl7,Hll,3o:i
Kentucky. 16,211,171 ; Michigan, 16,731,W5
Illinois, $14,49MrTJ6; Connecticut, ilt,46'J,273.
The Southern District of New York with $130v
000,000 of debts, returned only $140,000 of pro
perty, and of thia the Judicial proceedings swal
lowed up $110,000. The largest amount of
oropertT in proportion to th debts was returned
bv Masachusetuad Cut Florida. Mm$mekm
X SEPTEMBER.' S3. 18477 mrnnim
The !al alias WwimhU
W copy from the Ledger the follow In t brie
uolice ef the parentage, rarly tntiuine, educa-
. . 1 I:.: .. .-. . . .
lion aiei Hioiieui iiiooi me lion. MLAM V Rli.HT,
wlioce d'-atli Ma.t noticed in our last:
Mr. Wright was born in the town of Am
herst, Mass., on the 21th of May, 179 .
His father was a tanner, currier and shoe
maker, who was apprenticed to his trade at
an early age, and never was al school in
his life. His fellow journeymen taught him
to read and write, and to keep accounts.
He removed to Vermont, became a fanner.
married, and his wife completed die educa
tion that Ins h i low lourneymen began
Silas, his son, was ouo of a family of nine
children, nearly all of whom are farmers
and farmers wives, residing in Vermont.
In his youth, he, like most of the rising
youth in ew Lngland, attended the com
mon schools in winter, and worked on the
farm in summer, until he had passed his
lourteenth year, when he was placed at an
academy, that he might be prepared to enter
college. In August, 1811, young Silas
became a student of the College at Middle
bury, Vermont, where he remained until the
summer of 1815, when he received tlie first
degree of Bachelor -of Arte- In January,
1819, Mr. Wright completed his preparato
ry legal studies, and was licensed to prac
lice as an attorney of the Supreme Court of
.ew tork. In Uctober lollowinehe re
moved to Canton, in the county of St. Law-
rencc, and opened an onice. His superior
talents, added to the universal kindliness in
his disposition and manners, aoon made him
highly popular. In 18iG he was nomina
ted and elected to Ikmgresa. He was Comp
troller of the State of New York while at
Washington. In 1832 he was elected L".
S. Senator to succeed Mr. Man y ; was re
elected in 1837. After die close of the -7th
si-s-sion of Congress, Mr. Wright was called
to preside over ihe Slate of New oik, and
at the election of November, IS II, received
the largest numlier of votes ever cast in the
Slate for one individual. In 18b., .e was
succeeded by the present incumbent, Gov
IVblic Charities. The general pim
ples by which men nre actuated who lie-
queath fortunes to public charities are fear
and ranitit, more than Itenevolem-e, or the
ove of iloing good, which will appear from
the following considetauoiis : 1st. If a
man were possess il of leal benevolence,
and had (as he must then have) a delight
in doins? pood, he would no moie defer the
njovmetit of his satisfaction to l.is death
d, than the ambitious, the luxurious, or
th va:n. would wait till that peiiod fo; the
gratification of their several passions.
r.'dlv. If the legacy be, as it often is, the
first charitable donation of any consequence,
it is scarcely possible to arise from linevo
lence ; for he who luili no compassion fir
tlie distresses of his neighbors whom I.e
l.a:h seen, how should he have any pity fir
t ie wants of M.ti iity. b'dly. If the legay
be, as is likewise very common, to the in
jmy of his family, or to the disiippointiiient
of his own fiiends in want, this is a cer
tain proof that his motive is not benevo
h nee ; for he who loves not his own friends
j end relations, mot certainly loves no other
person. li.-ilv. If n mnu hatu livil pny
time in the world, he must observe such
honid and notorious abuses of nil public
charitv, that he must lie convinced (wiih a
very few exceptions) that he will do no
manner of good by contributing to them.
kihtrrM'a Hls anal hr.
The attention of every mother should be
veil to the state of her children's feet. How
m il subsequent pi in. distortion and lame-j
ss m'mhl Ik? sp:u d, if a little consideia
. . i i i
ion weie given in time to me cinms mum
and boots. As a general rule, if proper
imth and width be given, all will be well :
ui this must be seen to frequently, as lit-
feet will s sin grow larger.
If shoes are worn, they should lie easy
i.e i c .1."
ai ross the lxs, and ot goon lonu in mc
sole, hollowed and arched in the waist, and
snuc: nt the heel if boot, then the elastic.
ie same as ladies".
If the ankles are weak, a surgeon should
1 1 .! . 1 I I I.
e consulted wunoui ueiay. i nave m iir-
futed mnnv children bv niakin? an elastic
ace boot, which, from the suppott it atTords,
. i e.i r .. . . I I
compressing tne muscles ot me iooi, aim ny
taring well up hy means ot a spring lin
er the arch of the foot, has prevented lame
ness, and restored the feet and ankles to
their natural form. HaU'i lln& of tht
To aecomnlisli any thine, man must la-
Mir: not lor a year mereiv, nut iiuouxu
- i i ... .i i.
ife. He must work as if his days would
. l r ... 1.1 I
never eiut. it we nesiect io moor uwause
our life is like a shadow, we 3ubvcrt the
design of our bein?, and at last die without
havine accomplished aught for man or God.
In one sense, life is long long enough for
us to do an amount of labor that will be
felt through countless ages. Who does not
feel the etlects of a Paul's teachings, though
eighteen hundred years have rolled away.
since he taught, and labored, and died?
Who sees not the influence of a Calvin,
Bunyan and a Knox ! When will the time
co ne when the labor of a v ashingron
will cease to be felt? Will not the bene
fits of a Franklin's mind descend to the la
test generation? Labor, then, with all
your strength. Po something worthy of an
existence amid the lisrht of the nineteenth
century. In centuries to come, asgn
improvement will he made in science and
art. as in the past few hundred years. Mind,
if rightly employed, must be onwatd and
"And I dare say you have scolded your
wife very often. Newman," said I once.
Old Newman looked down, and lus wile
took on the reply.
"Never to signily; and ii he has, i de
"And, I dare say, if the truth were told.
von have scolded him quite as often.
"Nay." said the old woman, with a beau-
ty of kindness which all the poetry in the
world cannot excel, "how can a wife scold
her good man, wlio had been working for
her and her little ones all the day ? It may
do for a man to be peevish, for it is he who
bears the crosses of the world, but who
should make hirn forget them but his own
wife ? And site had beat, for her own sake
for nobody can scold much when the
scolding is all on one side.
R EMU IOCS 1 NTEIJilGENCE.
BrnT ix Ceosc;!.. The Cjial-t auoiniaa
tiou in Cejrgij tnmiU-rs abunl Co.OOO coniimiui
fanls. Tliev Lave a CniTersitv Lt I'.Mitirfci. in
i.icrucfuuiiiy, which in Hi iiiera-T Iejiarl-
meui, na au rndowmeiil or about $-0,loo, and
'. i.i i urviuitiu j'tqwrmieui an eituourinebl
of bout ."0,0OO.
The PBiissrTrtiAX Cmmii (olJkchoolj re
ports on examiiiution, an addition of 760-2 mem
bers for the year beiuir t1H fewer than for
Ihe year 1 "4ti. The nrtt Puin. overand above
diNiiiiKHioo-i I lhr rliHK-hm..auth, Xe.. in
There are uow in connexion with the (Jeuer-
al Assembly 13 caiidiJat-ii for the Compel min- I
if try, 231 l.irrutiatr. 17 U ministers, .nl !i:i7li i
churches. I he uumber of, eouiiiiuuicaiit. re
ported is 1T'.,4.'j. Three hundred and ten thou-
und one hundred and i.ty-four dolhirs have
been n'utl during the year, far benevolent pur
poses, which is an increase of more Uu jil.Oiii)
dollars over the brecetiui vear.
lu no farmer nruul hi.a n..t ulidnt nn ln '
paid to the religious instruction cf the stares as
iu the last few years, and in no part of the
world have been fathered richer fmiu to en
courage the laborer.
Case or the Kev. M. (.(auam .me two
or three years since, Mr. Graham, a 1'resbvteri-
an iniuistrr, published a pamphlet on the sUve-
ry queelion, in which he advanced such opinions
in vindication of slavery, that theSvnoc of Tin-
cinnati, of which he was a member, sospended
him from the ininLstry. The cane wu carried
p to the Amemhly, which rnreredthe decision
of the nod, as tincoastitutioDal. a tent brinr
auopled which wa unkiiuwu to the Constitu
tion. TLe Synod refusing ta restore Mr. (lr
hum, he lately applied to the ol I school Prebv-
tery of rhiludcliihia for admission, and was re
ceived en examination.
Tint FrtsrorsL Covettiot roa Whihx .
low was held August It. I'reseut, liishon
UeLancy, 5U clerg-ymeu, aud oi) churches repre-
seiited. The Rishop stated that ho hud preuch-d
ouriug tlie year, '-!!) times, an I confirm-M IvHl
there wan a strong-diapooilion uu tae pattofi
luauy to bring up the Duileruouk question uj.ou It,. . ,
a resolution .f instruction to the ii--lente or' Ti"4 rIM,r' '''' ee, ol ces,Ma
therwise; but from some esne it wu- not Prv- ,r"m.,:,e tu te. c. on of wni. ', x
sented. Vest of the clerveavi ...
for his restoration, aud tiiree-tiuarti-n., al least.
of the laity present were icciitiiy opposed to it;
an I it n thought thsf the seniirnr-its of the
laity of this ditx-ee was slronvlv oppuceii to his
restoration, and was so well knuwu and auuer-
loo.l, that lioue of the crlegales. .iare go f...r his
restorntion. whatever Might be their ei.in.on o:
Orirau. AssoenTtoi or Vraw iit. The
.Minute of tlii.s Imm'v e, tlie foiiow in? sl.tti--
tits; laUrhurchey,'.! mIIk-i poi-tors. slao-.l
supplies, I'I vacant liur.-be, ."! UTi.etUe.. min
isters, " niiiiiti-rs Uimisse.! I:)et VTir, ICor
ilaineil, '.I ministers deceused. i licensed. 1 ij ad
ded to the cimrclie. by profession, 1 ol by letter,
'.io es-co'iininnicated, Vf'l iie.l.
Ce.mirvi. As,j-hti..s ok- rtw HvnrsHiar. j
This IkhIv l.i. t ut .Mere,:iih r.ti.ije. Aeg. -Jl.i.l,
JO. In tiie He-.ort of the SMt- of Ueligien, i!
U rcmarWed th.it -the nitt'erenl Association all !
lameut a general apa'.hv ill tiie tilings of rcli.
giou,and indications of conformity to the world.
Ail report a niinin'jtiou from crutl. ainl e L-iou.
siirjia-iiig the inrrenv by profession; ami with
few exec ;ti-m. tiie increase from all st un-.-s
doe not equal the removals." Ana yet it i.
a.ided. "Ihere is u -l.ile i.f p.-ai-e ulu ii .r.iu.ny in
our ciiurches sur;'a.e.) by iiofi.ruier year. il
exri'ing influeuc.w. tvhirli have sometimes op
erated like destruotiVi; sliTin.-, li.iv- oi-app-'are.:.
Tiicre is generally a eoed atteinia nee 111 o i tin-
meuns of trace on tiie Sab'.u'I.. The S.'.lal!i j
school is regarded with f iver, an-i is pros.-cule. i
with fixed ami atkiin religious priucipie.
There appear lo U- au iii'-rea-iii r.nvict,ou in
our churchea, that a greater jx-ri.i mt i.cy onjat
In 1 given to the ;i:iinn! rhitin. The ben.-v-olenl
operations of tl'e day are Ink i u a ierp-r
hold of Ihenls tmus i'f the Lfoi.le. 'i ne n iioie
aniouiu riise-.t from nil i-.r iu ii.- -si- i -r j
the rauseof Hviiif Minion. is .-.TO l"...
I'm nr I x Cim iwiii. In 1 - I'l. a:vor in 1
to Cist's Advertiser, llicie were M t'h in bes in !
thntcity; uow tiiere ere .1., of bicli six :re
being ere-ted. .Nine of these chiir lies l-!n
to t.ie 1 resbv termns f i.iilt-rt.-nt ciioul
roiiimuuions; eijht to tiie (mtiii.oi
nd (Jenimn reforme.': ei-ht to
atholics: five to llie l.iiscoiaii.ui
tionitl J; .Metl.odi.-t l.piseo-.Kil It!; i'rot stnut
Metho,listsC;Vi-!evau M.-tlioUi.-t "J; Mot iil
( hunh out!i I; t.iii;!ish Lutherans V: l!:uti-t
n-;"ii " ' ......-.-..i.-
.1... i ...... ..i.ii,..- .. I'....-....,, l. i ....
versaliM 1; Uesl'r.ilion.-l 1; l iiiistiaii Ii Ik-i!i-
Hoatinen's I; I iiite.l Hretlire i 1; Welsh
itivinirf I ; Welsh Congrrgittioniilisf I; I'i;
ew Jerusalem I; ,l-w Si nf'ii' se
cond Advent 1-
Dutch ha : IImvx Chcrchvs. The trion-
ninl convention of the Dutch and (I'tninu Ke
formed churches, was hold week ta-fore lal, al
ieadiu. Ta. There was about twenty-four
clerion! and lay delegate in attendance, frotithe
tales of Nor A ork. New Jersey, au.i I ennsyl-
vauia. I lie mil ini onaui limner roisi..ereii
was tlie connexion between thesis two bo.iir.
fter years of etTort, a km l of uniou was pro
jected, of whi-h this triennial convention w.w
designed to be the tirst step aud the preparative.
I'ut it was found bv the I'uU U bri-tur.-u I tat a
closer uniou would b iiuprm-ticable, chiefly for
doctrinal reason-, and i r. '.InrsoiiM move.1 tne
(iissoliiliou of the convention, and tie cessntiou
of all formal uuion. The C. riiiau brethrei op
posed to this, coutcndir.f that t:i.-re wss no nu ll
doctrinsl 'iirereuce us to justify a separation.
Rut on further iiiciiiin. and in view particu
larly of the publishes! tioclrines f lrs. Svhaf
and Neviu, the tionveulion, at its ii.-! mecliug.
was formally dissolved, and the two lo.iies are
now a far apart as ever. This bringing ajont
unity by force is not apt to lie very succnim.
Thie Cok;iw.tioi t'Hcaciirs in Illinois are
now more numeron thun those e ther of the
Old School or New School Presbytariaas. nd
there has been iu that State a very deMded
chanire of public sentiment, favoring the ("on-
gregalionai interest.. . opsregwiiwim iiih.i..-i
.. ... . . - .: I : . ... .
going West, will natnrallv sesk the localiti.'s
u,ot congenUI..nd they w-ill find the.,, in i:.i-
nois. Michigan, and Iowa. Ou the other hind,
Ohio, Indiana, and Wisconsin, (while the pre
sent policy prevail in the latter, ) will, except
in a f.'W localities, oner lese encouragement io
those who prefer New tngland institutions.
KrojM Horn's MerrtAi.i Maa?li:e
.TleatgoHM-rv's ly-lieila silrnna
We arc indebted to the p itentee fir a
apv Ol leiiers ani ceiuii' nes nppiu' in
the'iiewlv-ioveiiied steam Is.iler, pniented
bv Jam's Mtn'g'tmery, of Memphis, Ten
nessee. The advantages which Air. Al.
expects to realize by his improvements are
asfillows: I. Ihe reducing ine quaniiiy.
and consequently the weight of water used
in the boiler. 4. I'reventton ol exptasion.
3. The saving of at least one third of the
fuel. 1. The saving of one half the sjwee
usually occupied by the best cia-ss of l-x-o-
motives. 1 he auvaniage u sea sieiiuicn ic-
nulting from the two last improvements will
be readily understood and estimate! Dy n
gineers and all persons who have mined
their attention to the subject. The testimo
ny of Professor James Henwick.of Columbia
fVill-re. William Burdcnjttcam engine nian-
nractiirer. ot liroOkllVU, I. -Jiioi--S
- ... ,i i t- r,iiT.,.
olhers, Li given in its favor. Professor Ken-
u.-;ct lnc not hesitate to express tlie opin
ion that this boiler, "if properly set and
niarded from any tampering uiust complete.
Iv counteract the danger with which the use
of steam is now liable; and, in addition, it
promises, from the manner of its actioc, to
render the duration oi our doucm auuoe. in
definite." Mr. Burden says "it will make
more steam with less fuel than any other
boiler now in use."
At the Uuit mmmb ef Conjrew, en the utotioa
f Mr. Iytou, Senator from New Jney. a re
p.rt waa hum.' from the TreannrT lVprt;neat
of the nnantitre. urrT. araaii.ilian l
I " frrrauone 01 me pultiie Uol, freiu wLkIi
, " make lue lol.ewiaTi ntracl:
LalimatrU quantity of Lnui yet lo le tuU iu
each tMate an.l Territory, including th iM
di territory et an I nt of the Rocky M.ua
?oulh of latitude
Value, at $ I '25 per acre, t lAJ,iT2.767 5-.
Of the above qniinlity. the Indian
title i extiegiiisfied t - - 367sirj6o
CnexUnguisliea ------ 7J6,H7,-i
Of the public lanJs there hay already bee sol-J
September 30, 142. Ifj7,7:636
acres, bringing .... $10710,912 C2
Money paid for entioguUhing In
dian title. Florida, and Lou
isiana, porcbue, including in
terest ... $i)",S4,!r)
Paid for surveying
ami selling, in
cluding pay ef
salaries and fees 9,966,6 10 14
Calaace, beinj the net funds oe-
rived from the public land $Q9,4tO."41 IK
Iu addition to lands Sold them have be t
granted to the new ritatns. for parpuaes of iot r
nl iinpievemeiit, ecncstiou, i.c, grant. t'vr
rr.i.itary service, reservations n,miui soi.i tor
the beuefit of l.ivli.in-. r., 3.1.7.'i.i5 tcren.
Of the pnhlir lamis. Virginia, .New York. Mas-s-ochusetts,
and Connecticut ce-
! ded IC'tyM j
Georgia r!eI ....... .ga v
j Xorln an Soiith Carolina cetinl - iio,4."3,lrtj
f urcha.ed ol f ranca aiui Sima - 9-7 5tJ All
1 otnl number cf icr-i ... 1 .2)i.79Q 573
fi r"" trsia:i i umo lor 131
co inn. in use an.i !k- leilt of the sexeral s"'ate
The PiatT'oi or Bithh PtfiifXTs TH-i
f.tl owing list, snowing the duration .f (he Lv.t
fobrteeu Britndt l'r liainenU. powees eouttl
J.. .v. J.I, lNr
::.. ivc. I -m;
4ta June -J-;, i""".
itli Nov. 1-1 i
I 1 Jan. 1 I. 1-1'
7t i Vi.ril Jl, -H
-i'i Nov. 1 1. I-.V,
;ta i. Jii, i-:n
Jans ,"., l-il-J
Ct. '.' 1, -l,
A rit t, lr7
Set.t. '."rl. I'li
June in, 1-I-!
Feb. ."I, l-.'O
Jun . --ii
Ajiril Si, t'jl
iv. :, i-n
iw. rto, im
JuU 17. K.7
June ','. l-li
July i:i, I'i.
pet!".! there were lii'eea
" 1 J"" ,4 "
Ht J "'- !. I"11
Ij-t.i J eb. l'., l-.t.
'-'ti Nov. Ij. !..
lt I Aug. II, fit
I 'ariii;; lli-i ubov
Fieniiers. V ii:
Mr Titt, 1
1'iike of Tortlau 1.
ilar'i of l.iver;.rt.i,
Mr. t annin--.
a;.....iii..l March 7 ,
Jau y -.
J ii ne
April 11. 1-.'.
a iic- sv?;
Jan ) II. I-,S
Nov. k,"i. :
July Ifc. 1-W
IVe. lo. l- U
AprJ 1-. 1V."
Au? :b. 1-11
Puke ef Wellington.
I. art t.r.-y.
:r KoU-rt T. el.
Sir KoUrt I'-.:,
l.r i John Uu-!!.
S iutut Tiiocciit. W hen I wi
it VoUliiT ma.l llirre ived
jhood a I'resViviciI.'.!!, wh
in nor neighbor
iivi.-ted M be a verv l:!cral man,
j , ,,i,Mll,.Tv tiprich: i'i his deulinj. 1
. i r l- r
i ''c any ot the rrot'ere cf hi fa
; disposi' i he inn t an invnnaKe rule K
I Ve hihkI Hi ""iisoo-. v.r rood, ratner mote
red of him. One
II - ,- I L .. ... J
inn triciMo, nriscfviiis n:s :rNio.-n;iv nollnr
'.. oi;r. iined hint Hhv I.e did it. told him
;o g.tve :o i iiitu-h. ainl 'ii! ii would not br
to h own iw'voi'a je. .Now. niv lrieiU.
. i - i "
maik th- answer nt i!n i 'rest.ytf nan
Alni'g r.v ha peroii'.ttd me but on
journ.-v tlirongb tiie y.-orld. ani vhen iroie
I cannot return io rectify unmake. Think
tf th:. friend, but ou in'rnv ihrmuii ;he
world. Jmutn Siviyani.
The Ikimumn's ".t. A sliori time
ajo n pmr Iiis'imnn applied at the church
war leu's office- of iIan hes-er tor relief,
and. upon douV being expresse! as
to whether h was a proper object for paio-
hiiil chari'v, entoue! h suit ith much
earnestness. "Heb. your honour," said he.
' stue I d hf taied lorn; since but for my
c:v." But for whit'" akei his aston
ished interrogator "Alv cat!' rejoined
the Irishnian. "Your cai! how so"r "
"Sure, your honour, I so lid herei.-veo i;nvi
for a sixpence i rim , and she was always
a' bom liefore I'd gel there mystli."
V Fk.VSIL L roSSIBlLITT.
chine Proprietor : Did yo i
r ; ."'t " - 3 .
gent's sixpence afore ne went into the mi
ciin.e ; Assistant. rov, ,nmvu-r .r .w, s-i.
tl ought a th co.-es piid when they
come.!out. Ptoptieii r: IV' when thev
comes out! Why a'pnsr tha'. g-ni getsot)'
of his dentil and goe srxl drowns himselt.
1 may whistle for my sixjwnce. Ain t yo'i
tshaiiwl of yiM'rseli? f.trcrjnni i.tmu
YiiKT.r I-socstiiv t Tnirr. Th Wiow-
iog facts are stated iu the Bunker Hill Aurora
A o were semew hat rarpriseti tlie tl.er ti
to learn that the children, in Ihe interior town.
vim occupy tlieir t--i - in j i- ine ierri. .luring
the season' ef t . eir... ni.:i an avenge,
about on - doll .r -,.-r .'ny . r.il Id l.rgel ynrt of
ihe money finds .u v . into the virs hwiks
of the Mule. T.i treuaentiy en
gage in 1'iis l.nsi.ie-i. no 1 we have tienr.l ef
lKiitii" f l'.'ii'! ' in ' istry arid proTt, in tbe
town of !.'.ne.'-', v,....ii 'r t u to be
worth nieu.i-'iii i'ii. wniait uid a.l the
home wuik !. u ' I cuily ani earned eigii
fr p-r werit in picki i'r i-me. ami in he
other case a woman ami lirr daughter tiid all Ihe
work for the f nnily. liar m; scvnal men to eorfc
ui.n the farm, took care ui the iairy of eij;ht
cows, and erud jilty tiullar in oiw msuift in
picking berries. We Imagine thesw instanev
are not" singular, and proWJy similar cf
industry aud thriil may U duul in aiiutxt every
country town in the slate, and they aie nnisira-
tive of the character ot Ue peopw.
A Waebior's OrixioM or hi cw.s
LtTEtLs. At a dinner recently given U
Sir Hariy Smith, the "hero" of Aliwal, by
his former companions in arms, he is report
ed to have said : "He trusted that tin peace
of Waterloo would continue, for our pro
fession," said he, "U a damnable trae, and
if it must be that we have ! act, let it be
carried on with-tlie trrmont mitiayatioa of