Newspaper Page Text
4 1 t
MIDDLEBURY, VERMONT, TUESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 10, 1850.
ul)c ittftblcburj) Ucgisicr
is runusnr.n r.vEnr tbesdat jionxixo, ur
J. H. BAItRETT & J. COBB.
OFFICE IN STKWAnT'sllOIMllNO.ON MA1X-ST.
t r. u ji s .
Bv Mnll, or at tlio Oflicc, per anmim, $1,50
IInot )inlil witliin tlio ycnr 1,78
Itv Curricr 2,CO
li" nnt tinid wltliln tlio vcor 2.M
IX?" No pnpcr discontlnued unlil nrrearngcs
C7-A11 rommitnientions must lic Post Tniil.
K?-V. II. l'ulmcr 1s our agcnt in Iloston
nnil New lork.
law of Newspapers.
1 Snbscrlbcrs who ilo not civc cxpress no-
tiro to tlio contMry. nro considcrcd ns whiting
to continuo thcir s'ubscription.
2. If subscrlbcrs ordcr thc discontinuancc of
tlicir pnpcrs, thc piil.lisbcr inny continuc to scnd
thcm till nll llint isduo bcpnid.
3. If subscribcrs ncglcei or rcfusc to takc
tlicir papcrs from tbc ofl'iee to which. tlicy nrc
illrcctcd, tlicy nro licld rcsponstblc till tbcy
hnvo scttlcd tlicir bills nnd ordcrcd tlicir papcrs
4. If subscribcrs tnovc to othcr placcs, with
out Informlng tlio publishcr, nnd tlio pnpcr is
scnt to thc formcr direction, tlicy nro licld rc
sponsible. 5. The courts have dccldcd llttit rcfusing to
tako n pnpcr from thc oflicc. or rcmovlng nnd
leaving itnncalled for, is prima I'ocla cridcncc
of intcntionnl frntid.
C. A rostmastcr ncglccting to inform n pub.
llshcrwhcn his pnpcr U not tnkcn from tlio of
licc, makcs himsclf liablc for liis subscription
D. Appleton & CoM 200 Broadway, N. Y.
rPIIE attentlon of ihc fricnds of I2Jucn(ion, is
JL invitedtothcebooks. Though they have
been bcforc ttic nubl.c but a short time, llicy
are br.ngfencrally adoptcd in OMo.New Yorfc
atii New Jcrsey ; aicrecommended byihcCom
intss.oi.er of Vublic Scliools in Hbode Island,
.nnd aro nuw used exclustidy in 1'iuvidcncc.
UrooMyn, N. Y.. Newbnrypurt, Ma.( aml in
Newark, N. J. They nrc used in all thc dxtrt
ncnis of ihe Xonnal Scliuol, at Albany, JN Y.
In Mninc ihoy aie ucil in many Acaiicniies
nndnrefal goin intn tbc Common Scliools
They are adoplcd in tivcnty Acodcmicb in Vcr
Iju.n cducaiiona.Uts in Vcnnojii, aie the lol
lowing I'rom Uev A. O. Hnbbard, Supt. Common
Schools, in Caledonia Co.
MBtiilnHlr'a nrt of tleaditis P.bnWs U ne of crrat
inrrit I himly hitow nlint it ifnifa ti I t-uplird,
wlirtlir ri-frreiice In liuil n tlic dilTcrriit rUfri in tlie
t'onimnn Srlioot. or to tlie inot n.lniic-l clnocit in oiir
Ililt P -hnot. Oiip ir llir lmilntc excrlleiiciea rf thc
mnre elenn'iitary lnmkf, cinicits in tliinillnit u lnrpc
tlilin'.trr nfltio trcf wcrc H-lfC'Pil or CninpO'Cil u itli a
(prcinl ilflirii of Ifirmiug, from tlii fifl, a natiir.it aml
nnlmatoj entmriation, hitcml nf nne itint tlioulil lio
lrtlin; mnuotmioiti. Il eltnuld tie nifutittnotl timt
w litt b in tlun Itooks. iiniforinH rorrrrt KhbIikIi. mnl
ttAlItcciit, couoifctrnt MHicluatinn. I hrnwtliuttbrj
h eitcoifely ucil iuour tflnti."
Frm Ucv. W.S.H.irrctt, M. A.t Supt. Cotrvnon
Schools in A'Misoh Co., Vi.
Oook, I iu) eon'triiintd lo fiv Prnf. MjitJiiUe' Kp
ritt, the JwrlJrl prffrri-nroj miil to rrPotniirrrnl ihrir
imtifilittft Introiltirtinii iiilo tlio nehooln in ihU Cutintv.
Jt ia tfet only jrfpct pjncin nitliin my tdiiMledte. It
tftkeitbe clillil dn lif ffircrx tli prlnmry n'lini.l, niitt jho..
frcr wltli Um ttop ly lpt utitil lif lia ftwMifd liis
rihirnbMn at tli Uirriiy, TIito ii no preuhar rin
tfnnooth, pfftty noutnjiiij onls rnniituir llirtuis lr f ,
rnrinof ptnfpi.Un tii wliiilt Itif unl. 1 hduI.I flicer I
I n rccnmmeml tliii SfMr to llie atlrutlon cif nll lntnr
tfI l tlie elfaro f ScliooU."
'TorVeanf Cov.M,SUrt'COm,n0n StU'9
1 h.i hecomc ncfiiiuint'J itll nnMhfr neric. whirli
I ri!jnrl l. po.-r.tnu np'ui iiicru.. m; i..n-.... r
rvincrd H torvnrcumtfi e.tlmnto nl uliat tuo Irunirr
ni-ftli. Thr llooV. cuiit.iiii JVwer crrur.miil niorc eicl.
niiclp. lluii u.ir ntlirr fccrici 1 lutc ttxuimniil."
Vionilicv. Wm Scalos, Piincipal of Brown
ington Ac.idcmy, t.
lvrinlf m t ht tlml I ilerm tlie Scliool Kridira
rrnf. Maiiilcitfle liirnminrnl.lyiun-nor lu aay vlliers
wlnclilialtt ucpii prnircrcd lollie uDlic."
I'.xtract from n lctlcr lo l'rof. Mandcvillc
" I -incvriy liflieie jutir ItraJcra Lclter tliau nuy
ilrt ilti v. Iikii l niti arijainicu. 1 oui icncn wltli
jour a.l.n-nl i.f in.trin'tioii ; tt ia tiniplc aml alural 1
-li.pov'er niticli tiui-iiuilv In ynuf Hnrlt 'r cliiltlrrn
i iliev aro ralcutaletl to " Pke up '' tlie inind onil intrr
il.t tlie uuJeristinuiii, a ucU ui to iniiroie in the urtuf
'J'euIin I 'cally Mrli, for tlielicm til of tlie ri.ln; gcn
rprauon, that our Uouki c'mlj fnnl n (ilare in elrt
aclioolinouiUtatK. MlR.Ul OKCU't r. M. A.
riliicl)iul of Tlintrord ALttdeniy, Vt.
1'rom C. II. Smilh', M. A., 1'rincipal of Black
liivcr Acadcmy, Vt.
uTliy are tncli ttooka aa I liato loiirilctlred to ttc,
nd tlie ouly rcailin; Lo"ka 1 liaie etcr arru n wrll a
diiplcdlo.rcurcllieiulerp.tof tlio joutiir, and forin a
rorrrtt halilt of readlnit in-tea.l nf tlie uitimtural and luc
rhauical motle niw protalent iu our acliool..'
l'rom It. M. Jlanlcy, M. A., I'rincipal of Or
ange County Grammnr School, Vt.
" Mnndrttille'a " l'nuith Keiulpr" and "Cour.e of Rp,t'
inir," are u.ed in tlii. In.liliition. I liaie pxainined carp
fully tlie wliole uf tlio Coinmon Scliool cnea, and bc.
Iieve lli.in beltcr addptpd Inetery re.ppct to forin cor
rcct lialiiti of rrmliu?, tliau nny ollipr liuoka cxtant."
l-'roin U. S. lloward, Ksq., Sup't C'om schools,
in Orange Co.
' I tlilnk tery llllfllly of .Mamlptille's itender.. Tliey
are bejiU'full)' PXPcutPil, .kilfully arraiic'lniid pon.pr.
in lnj opiui.io a vtry liili litprary cluraitPr ffud nioral
tone 1 .boulj ceftainly rpjtard tlipir intioduction into
our .chr.nU a m irrpat ioiprotriiieiit. Another hat ell
Jid, ' Prof. Mandevllle'a avrtem i. pniiiiPiitly original,
arieutifie amt pracllcol.' Ttiia ia IiikIi praup, but not
more unqualified thao iiia buoka deiert e."
Copics will boprcscntcd to tcachcrs and Su
pciintenrfeats who are in itcd to cxamlnc thcm
Iicforc ndopting lcss mcriloriuus oncs. For
tale at L. W CLAIIK'S, Middlebury, Vt., nnd
at tho princtpal IJook Slorcs in Vermont. Jlr.
C'larlc will furnish copics for cxaminalion in this
Marcb S, 1850, 45.lf.
SWAFS READING IiOOKS,
TIIOMAS, COWPEUTI1WA1T &. CO, I'hil.
I'rimary Scliool Iteadcrt, 1'art 1,2 and Sl
Grammar School lleader, Dhtrict School
Jleailer, liulrueuee Ileattcr aml Jntroductwn
loIo.,aml Young lAtdict' lleader ; Spelling
JlooL; and Ihe Introduction lo Do.
Thli terics ofliooks has been several years
befurelhc public. They have been bubiectcd
totheTETof sxricniBNce.in Ibr-best and most
popul.tr public and private schools In thc coun
try. No readers are more cxtensively used fd
all partsof the Uniled Btales, than thesej ant
wherever used, li.ey have givenihehighesttaj.
hfacii?n,and secured the most marked rcsulir
We mlght fill an enlire number of this papct
wlthtbe recommendationsol the mosl eminen
TeachcrsandFrlends of Kducalion, from nll
partsof thc Unlon.wherc thev nre nour tiapil
Tbose who wlsh toseea fewrof the names of
places whqre this .erlesls used, wholly or in
part, and tbe commendatlons and naincs of
iuoso wuonave useu inem,are icfctred to our
Pamjjhlet Advcrtisement, which may be had
omTis, atany of ibe slores nnmed below
T C. &Co. also publish Milchell'a Prlmarv
Geography, Inlernicdiale Do.,G;ographyond
Allas, Anclcnt Gcojraphy and Allas, iliMlcal
Geography and Onlvetsal Atlas, a luperb
vork Uiren'a Grammars, I'rost's Hlsioilcs
ofthc U..,Goldsmllh's Nalural Ilistory.Guy
fclCeilli's Astronoiny, Johnston's Chemislry
nnd Nalural 1'hiloi.ophy, Plnnock's Golilsmiils
Ilistorlis ol'Greece, Uome, Kraoce and Eng.
landiLord's Modern Ilislory, JatvU's I'liys
oIorv, &c., lic.
Tho attentlon of Teachers, Supennlemlcnls,
and Ihe frlends of Educalion generally, is in
vilcd lo this Invaluable Jist of books. Copies
of themcan beobiained for eiaininallon, and
they are alsT for sale al the Book Slorcs of L.
tjpeacer and Gregory, Jlortonsville; W.M.
-i"ii;.aj uoronga t n, tfldy, liennlcg.
Rtli l0Jt & """oDi nd CUrke & DoukUss,
Mahchefierj J J. H.pgood, Peru! N. K
DouSla, and C. E. 4 l!b. Jfoughlor!, Shaf,.:
burr. Fo Informoilon lo relaiion lo these
boola or Iheir Inlroductlon, addresa
rrom tlio Dfiton Journal.
Tho Troo Pnzzle.
"VV'hnt is thc sociaWo trccand tlie dancing trce,
And thc Irco tliat is nciirc.il llic scn )
Thc most yicldlng trce, tho buslcst trcc,
.nd tho trcc whcro shlps may bol
Thc lnughing trco the lcnst selfish trcc i
Tho trcc which bcars n cursc
Thc chronologlst's trcc, tho fishcrmnn's trcc,
And thc trcc likc nn Irish nursc 1
Whnt is thc tcll lnlc trcc, nnd thc trnltor trcc.
And thc trcc w hlch is warmcst clud ;
Thc lnjman's trce, thc hotisc-wife's trcc,
And thc trcc tliat makcs onc sad 1
What's tho trcc tliat with dcath will bcnight jou,
The trcc tliat your wants will supply j
What's tho trco tliat to travcl invitcs jou,
And thc trco that forblds jou todiol
What trcc do huntcrs rcsound to tho skics
Wliat brightcns your housc nnd jour mansion
What trco urgcd thc Gcnnans in vcngcancc to
And fight for tho victims In tyranny slain t
Tlio trco that will fight, nnd tho trcc that obeys
Thc trcc that ncvcr stands stilt ;
Thc trco tliat got up, nnd tlie trcc thnt is lazv,
And thc trcc ncithcr up nor rfown Iiill 1
Thc trcc to bo Miscd, and tho dnndicst trce;
And nhat guidcs the ship to go forth ;
Thc trco of thc people, thc unliealthlcst trce,
And thc trcc whosc trood fuccs thc orth 1
Tho cmulous trcc, the industrious trce,
Thc trce which arm inutlon wlicn cold:
Thc rcddlsh brown trce, tl.c rcddisli blnc trcc,
And what cach innst bccomo wlicn hc's old.
Tho trco In aboitlo, tlio trcc in n, fog,
Thc trco that givcs thc joints pnin;
Tho tcrriblc trcc whcn school mastcrs llog,
Tliat of mothcr and cliild bcars thc namc?
Tlie treachcrous trcc, the contcmptiblo trcc,
And that to whiili wlvcs nrc inclincd ;
Tho trco which cautcs cach townsinnn lo flcc,
And what rouud lalr nnclcs they bind 1
Thc trcc that's cntirc, thc trcc that is split,
Tho irco half giicn to doctors uhcn ill ;
Tho trco that wc offcr tofricndswlicnwcnicct,
And thc trce o may usc us a quill ?
Thc trco that's immortnl, tbc trcc thnt is not,
Thc trco tliat tnust pnss tlno' tbc firc;
Thc trco that in Latin can ne'cr bc forgot,
And in Knglish no all must admircl
Tlio i;gyptinn-pl.i;uo trco tliat is dcnr,
Amlwhal rouiid itsclf loth eutvtinc;
Thc tree thnt in billiwds must alvraj s bo ncar,
And the ttce that by cockueys is mado into
Ccj-The answcr to cach qtcrtion giics apun
upon tho namc of somc trce, which trcc may
bo, in a casc nf cmcrgcucy, n sbrub or a vinc.
Jcuny Iind in New York.
Tivn nnliimns of tlie New York Hcr
ald are occupieu will. "llie ctliusiasn,"
i nT thnt
city on the nrrival ol Jenny
I.inJ. Iui mcnsc ttumbers HcnttoSU'
ten Island, tliinking Jeuny waa to lantl
tliere; Barnum met lter " tlown tlie
Uay," wlien cordial salulalious ucre cx
changeil. On sceing tlie Amcricnu flag
slie paid it huniage by kissing licr liand
to it nith all tlie furvur ol a cliild, antl
excla'miitif;, " Thcre is tlie beautiful
Mandard of freedoiii, wliicli is uorsliip
pcd by llie oppressed of all nalions."
Sbtirtly nfler, &he saw the Swedish flag
llying from tlie tnabt bead of a vcsscl in
tlie iiuaranline, and lier cyekindled will
rapturc on beliolding tho cmblum ofher
nntivcland. Slicaskcd liowlong thcsliip
liad been detained tliere, and on bcinj
iiiformed by Dr. Doane, llie llcallh Of'
ficcr, tliat tbc dclention was thirlv-flvc
days, slie cxpresscd lier rcgrcl at tliis dc
lay. This tnoiricnlary fccling was soon
lost in llie bonndlcss deliglit witli which
slie rcgarded tho expansc of watcr that
lay bcftire lier in our glorious b.iy slie
literally feaeted hecye upon it wilh ad
miral'on. Slie saiil it was tlie most
magnificent fight slie liad ever belield.
Mr. Uarnum Exccpt the May ol Na
Jcnny Lind Not excepling cven
Slie nppeared, in fact, delighted will
everytlnng shc saw. On ncaring Ihe
wharf, lie cxpresscd lier aslonislimcnt
al seeitig so many persons, all rtspccta
bly dresscd such a crowd as slie had
ncver seen on thc docks of the old cnun-
try. Slie cmpiircd, "Why.Mr. Har
num, have you no poor peoplc in this
counlry t Kvcrybody appears lo be well
dressed." The gntcwny at tlindock was
guarded by police; thousands and lliou-
sands wcro crowded about ihc docks in
the vicinily ol tlio Allanlic's bcrth, with
every cye sirained to see Jcnny.
From tho gate half way up llie dock,
a beautiful arcadc liad been erccled,
consisling of a (louble row of pilhrs,
feslptoiicd wilh evcrgrcens nnd flowcrs,
and corered ovcrliead with iho flags of
ihc Uiiion. The front (ncxt tho ship)
had a triumphal nrcli of llie same nia-
terials, turmounted wilh a stuffed eagle,
witb a boquet of flowers in liis beak, as
if prcsenting ihem to the guest of llie
Uniled Statcs. In front wns llie inscrip
tion, ni largc lellcrs upon a white ground
"Tolhe Nighlingale," "Jenny Lind
welcomo to America." IJere Mr. Dar'
num' priralo catriage was drawn un.
nd from this to the gsteway of the ship
wss extenrjed a carpei- lor lier to wolk
Capt. Wfat, eommandinc the Allsn.
tio, appaared, wilh Jenny Lind lesninir
on liis arrri, wearing a blae silk bounet,
and liaving iu her liand an extjuitile bo.
j.ct, prejcnitil to.ber by Mr, Collins,
A siinullmicous shnut of cxullation ns
ccndcd, nnd mado tlio wclkin ring, aml
(old ihc multittidc outsidc llie gato tliat
tlie Niglitiugalc had shown licrself. By
her sidc wcrc Mr. ttarnitm, Mr. Julcs
Ucnodict, nnd Signor BelleUi. Tlie
rush was ircnictidmts. Still llie lines
wcro prcservcd uubrokcn , and Capt.
West lcd her lo the carriage.
Tliere npppared to be no linpo of get-
ting llirotigh the crowd. Thc drivcr
had only lo ballle fot it ; he whippcd
the horscs, which hc found lo be uselrsi,
atid then he whippcd the crowd, whcn
immcdiately tlio Nighlingale put her
heftd out of thc windnw, nnd nnid, with
mucli cxcitcment, " You must stnp
will unl nllow you to striko thc peoplc ;
tlicy aro all my fricnds, and have come
lo scc mc." This scnliment was recciv
ed with a dcafcning chccr, and tlie
crowd madc way thcinsclvus, iiifliicnceil
by thc sofl, pcrsuasive acccnts of llie
Swcdish l'hilomel, Tlie carriage then
procccdcd to thc Irving IIousc, and thc
G11AND SERHNAUC TO JENNY LIND.
At midiiiglu the New York Muiical
Fund Socicty, nunibcring somo two
liundrcd musicians, gave a grand sercn
ade to Madcmoiscllc Lind. Georgc
Lodcr's magnificent band was selecled,
and was led by himself. Somc Iwcnly
companies of tho New York fircmcn cs-
cortcd the band and Socicty to llie Irv
ing IIousc, and thc crowd that asscui'
bled thcre at that hour cxcccdcd auy-
ihing wiliiCAScd in New York for a gcn
cration. Tlie strcct was denscly fillcd
in frout of thc building up lo llcado
strcel, and iu Kcadc strcct on onc sidc,
and into Clianibcrs strcct on thc ollicr
and around llie corncr of thc Tark.
Thc walls of thc nddition now beinj:
made to Slewarl's tnarblc palacc wcrc
covcrcd wilh human bcings, and a largc
nusnbcr of carriages, fillcd with ladics,
wcrc in ihc midsl of thc crowd, hcsidcs
several who vcutured out on fool to
see the prodigy of song. Tlie balcony
of tlie Irving Housc and thc windows
were fillcd with hoth sexcs, and many
lodies wlio liad rctircd lo bed gol up to
witncss ihe cxciting sccnc.
Tliere could not be undcr from twen
ty to Ihirly lliousaiid persons prcscut,
and Ihe greatcsl enllnibiasin prcvailcd
whcn ihe object of all this houor appcar
cd at the window. Tliere was a suc'
cessinu ol vehemcnt clicering for scvcr
al minutcs. lier facc could bc scen ve
ry dislinclly by thc pcople, from the
brighl liglits immcdiately in the front o
llie liall door. Wlicn the firemcn suc
cccdcd in clcaring a spacc for tho band
undcr thc window at uliicli shc oppear-
cd, the band struck up " llail Colunv
bia," followed by " Yankeo Doodlc,'
and uhcn slie was lold llicy were the
nalional airs of America, slie cxclnmi
cd : " huw beautiful 1 liow splcndid I"
and allcrnatcly lauglicd and wcpt. Slie
waved her liandkcrchief carneftly, and
rcqucstcd Mr. Barnum to call an encore
a rcqtiest that was followed by trc
mcndous clicering. The band then
played " llail Columbia" and " Yankcc
Doodlc" aghin, whcn slie exnrcsscd hcr
adiniration as rapturously as bcforc, and
intimalcd that shc would sing thc former
during her stay in New York. Slie
clappcd hcr liands with grcat enthusi
asm. After playing several picces, thc
band concludcd with " God Savo llie
Queen." She llicn look leave of the
serenaders by waving hcr handkerchicf
rapidly for several ininutes, amidst thc
most raplurous applauso wc evcr uit
nessed. She was quite plainly dresscd,
and threw a criiiuon slianl ovcr hcr
head lo kecp hcr from gelting cold. On
leaving the window she cxpresscd aliope
to tliosc in Ihc room that llicro was no
person hurt eilhcr lliero or at the wharf,
as it would inar thc pleasure slie fclt.
Immcdiately aftcr the scrcnade con
cluded, thc following commillcc from
tho Musical Fund Socicty wailed upon
lier at hcr nparlmcnt, to prcsenl her
wilh an address, and wclcomc hcr lo
America in llie name of ils musicians:
Henry C. Watson, Gcorge Loder, J.
A. Kyle, Allcn Dodworlh, John C.
Scherpf. Mr. Watson, on bcing inlro
duccd by Barnum, rcad thc address.
Jenny I.inJ, who lield her head to Ihc
ground during llie reading of tho ad
dress, then said, hcr voicc half chokcd
wilh cmotions, " I am snrry I cannot
cxpress my fcelings, bul I am suro you
will undersland wliat I ineau, and that
I am very grateful for your kinduess.and
I hope in fiitnte to incrit your approba-.
tion. I Irust you will excuse my bad
Knglish. The sight tliero lo-niglil
(poinling lo ihe window) was the most
beautiful I cver saw."
The deputation, afler conversing a
few monieiils wilh Jenny Lind and Mr.
Barnum, then wilhdrew. -;
Jennv Lind. The neighbnrhood of
ihc Irving Ilouse presenU an animated
acano this morning. The national lun.
ncr of Sweden and Norway still floats
from ihe flag.str.rf; Ihe slreels, brighl
and clcan froin ycsterday's wasliing, aro
throngcd wilh curious crowi'a, cathcrcd
in kijoU and gcoiips ynder iha awn-
ings, or opposito lo 1'ioso paris oi tne
building whcro they suppose tlie Night
ingale moy bc secn. i'crhaps ihc np
pcaranco of two or thfcc carriagcs
drawn up hcforo thc ChambcMt. cn-
trancc, may have atlractcd ihcm, lor ev
ery body supposcd lli.lt Md'lle. Lind will
lake ndvantago of this beautiful day to
see somclhing moro of our City.
Thc first conccrt will bc givcn aboul
thc middlc of ncxt wcek. The gcncral
pricc ofthc lickcts will bc $3, in necor
dancc with ihc wisli of Mdllc. Lind.
Tlie clioico of scats will t.( coursc bc
disposcd of liy nuctinn, and will bring
mucli highcr ralcs. Mr. Barnum has
alrcady had two several ofll-rs of $1,000
for 100 tickcls. Thc conccrts hcrc will
bc on such a scalc, and coiitinuctl
for such a lciiglh uftime, that cvcry onc
shall have an opporlunily of hcaring
hcr. A. lr. Tribunc, Sepl. 3.
Vanderlyn, the Painter.
When Aaron Burr was al thc hcight
of liis powcr, and ucaring thc honors of
thc Rcpublic, in journcying llirough tbc
inlcrior of New York, hc was slruck
onc day at a tatcrn, wilh tlie Hiigulnr
spirit apparcnt in a little pcu and iuk
drawing that hung ovcr llic fire-place in
llie bar-rooni. Upon inquiry, lio asccr-
taiucd that this was the production o
thc landlord's son, an nprirenticc to
ncighboring blacksmith. Coloncl Burr
cxpressecJ some curiosity to see. tlie
lad, who was accordingly scnt for
liis cunvcrsation antl appearancc gatc
cvidencc of innalc grnius, and thc cx
pcdicucy of scndiiig liim to the city, in
ordcr to funiisli him with llic rudiwcnts
of an cducation, was siiggestcd, To
this, however, thc fathcr demurrcd
suspecling from the iutcrcst which th
Iravcllcr hsd cxpresscd in tho child'
wclfare that he was really a inorc valu
able mcniber of thc family than he had
ctcr bccn cslccmcd.
Just beforo leaving the housc, Col
Burr said to the youlh, iu a low tonc o
voicc, as hc paascd him, "Put a shirt
in your pocket come to New York an
iuquirc for Aaron Burr, he will tak
cnro ofyou," nnd imtncdialely mouutcd
liis hor?e. Several monllis wenl by, nn
thc circumstancc wc have relatcd passcd
Irom the iiiind of Col. B., whcn ou
morning a raw cuuutry boy was ushere
into thc breakfast room, wlio instantly
pulled out a nico rolled package Irom
liis pockct, and laitl it upon thc lable
Col. B. opcucil it, and was surpriscd to
lind tliat it containcd nolhing more llia
a coarse collon shirt which, hc was thc
rcmindcd, hc had tlesired should
brought lo him at llic mclropolis, from
such a village. Thc bcarcr was youn
Vanderlyn, and from tliat day liis bcllcr
forluuc commcnced. Undcr iho palron
ago of thc Vico President of the Uniled
Statcs, hc was scnt to Ilaly, whero h
coniplcicd his studies, aiid prcpared
lumseir for ihosc grcat labors, whk
have siuce givcn him a placo in thc first
rauk of our nativc ortisls.
A Miracle in Mczico.
A letler written from Colotlan, in
Mcxico, on thc 23d June lait, statcs
that whilst llic cholera wns raging at
that placc, an image of Sl. Niciiolas
Tolcstino had bccn obscrved to shcd
tcars, which were vcry cnrcfully wiped
away witli cotlon : and lliis latter was
dUtributcd as a precious rclic, to la
dies and othcrs. The pcople said that
aftcr the Saint liad shcd tears, the doin
of whirh was cvidenlly an act of intcr
cession, tho cholera began todiminish iu
violcnce, aml in a few days had almost
entircly disappcarcd. Il is addcd, that
a full and furmal accouut was transmit
tedofthis miracle lo the Bishop ofGua
dalajnr.i, acctimpanicd by all ihe proofs
and attcstation, so as to givethc relation
llic dignity of an ollicial act, onc not to
be cotttradictcd or qucstioned hcrcaflcr.
Thc disappcarance of Ihc cholera
may bc bclievcd wilhont recoursc to tlio
iulervention o( a Saint. As to thc mir
acle, every onc can ihink as he plcascs,
asfolks do aboul llie Rochester Gliost.
The anuual commcucemcnl, t this
luslilution was held nn Ihc S2d uit.
The Philumathic Address, by Uev. C.
II. Fay, was higlily iutcrcsling, full of
noblc tliought, and unportant truths.
In llic afieriiot.n, thc cxercises of llic
Studcnts gave cvidencc of a liigli dc
gicc of inlellcctual slrenglh and iniuds
well trained, Tlie music, by Marble's
Brass Band, was dccidedly exccllcnl.
The following young genllemen were
admilted lo thc Dcgrces designaled ;
viz: Lafjycllc W. Picrce of Chester
field, N.I1. A. B. Obed Foss.St. Al
bans, Me , Joscph E. Young, Loivell,
Mnss , Riclianl S, Little, Nashua, N.II.
II, llobart Qillunt, I'orllaud, Conn., and
Francis M. Lincoln, Iloslon, Mass.
B. S. II. L. S. Ilaskell, Alexniider M.
Ilcuncltand Slrplien II. Nichols, A.M.,
The hnnorary Dcgree of Master of
Arts was conferredon Doct. Aricl IIuu
lon of Ilydepark, John M. Barnard,
Esq Foit Dcs Moines, lowa, and Doct.
Jedidiah Miller, City of New York, aud
tliat ol jJuctor of Uivinity on llcv,
Uoswell Park, Pomfrel, Conn., Uev. I. fi r Ihe extrcmo penally of Iho law, was dis
D. Williamion, Louisrille, Ky.j and credilcd by mcut porsons, wbile Ihosc bav.
Hpv. Jncinli Pprrv nf Winilenr IV. inir the. lipit onnorltinitv for ludrtinr wcro
' " ' -' -
Lcttcr from Prof. Wcbster to Rov. Dr.
Tho following lettcr was addrcsscd
by l'rof. Wcbslcr lo thc Itcv. Dr. Park
man, a cnpy bcing rclA'ncd in llic posscs-
on ofthc formcr, which hc confidcd to
fricnd wilh pcrm'usion to makcsuchdis-
poiilion of il as hc might scc fit, nftcr
is own dcceasc. Wo mcnlion this in
ordcr that the gcnlleman, lo whom llie
cller was addrcsseil, may not bc sus-
pcctcd of having disrcgartlcd llic rcqucst
which it conlaius. Transcripl
Boston, Auff. (i, lSoO.
Itcv. Dr. Parkmnn :
DcarSir: I cannot leavc this world
iu thc peacc of mind for which I pray,
withoul oddressmg you as llie head of
that family which I have so dceply in
urcd atid afllictcd, to make known to
you and tliem thc bitler anguish o( soul,
tho sinccrc contntinn and pcnitcnce 1
lave felt at having bccn the cause ol
tlie aflliction undcr which you and llicy
have been collcd to mourn. I can olTcr
no cxcuse for my wickctl and fatal cbul
ilion of passion but wliat you alrcady
know, nor would I altcmpt to palliatc
I had ncver, unlil thc two or llircc
last interviews wilh your brothcr, felt
townrds him anythiiig but gralitudc for
his many acts of kiudncss and fricnd
ship. Tlial I should have allowctl tlie
fccliugs cxcitcd on ihosc occnsions to
have ovcrpowercd mc so as lo involvc
thc life ofyour brothcr and myowntem
poral and ctcrnal wclfare, 1 can, cven
now, hardly rcalize.
I may not rcceivc from you forgivo
ncssin this world, yet I cannot but hop
aud believc you will lliiuk of mc wil
compassion, and rcmcinbcr mc in you
praycrs lo Him who will not tiirn away
from thc humblc and repcnlant. II a
I many lives, witli what jny would I lay
thcm all tlown, could I,in thc leasl.aton
for thc injury I have donc, or allcvial
thc allliction have causcd ; but I can
now only pray for forgivencss for my
self, and for every consolation ond bles'
sing upon cvcry membcr of your fami
In justicc lo ihosc dcarcsl to ine,
bcg to afsure you, and I cntrcal you lo
bclicve me, no .jiic of my family hai
Ihc sliglilcst doubt of my cntire inno
ccncc up to thc moment whcn llie con
trary was conimuuicated to them by D
i . . i
i utnain. i uat iney liavo vour sinccrc
pily and sympathy I fccl assurcd.
1 hcrc is nn family lowards every
mcmbcr of which I have nlways fclt
grcatcr dcgrec of rcspcct and rcgard
than that of which you are now th
head. From more than ono I have re
ceivcu repeatcd acts of fricndship an
kindness, for which I have cver bcc;
nnd am most liul;- gralcful.
Towards yoursclf in pnrticular have
nol only my own fcelings been tbose ol
the most sinccre regnrd and gratitud
but cvcry individual of my family lia
felt lowards you lliat you were ihe
pastor ar.d friend. Oftcn has my wi
rccallcd llic iutcrcst you took in her
from hcr first becoming your parisliion
er, and oflen has shcspnkcn, wilh fcel
ings of dcep gratitude, of thc influencc
of your public uiinistrations, and of
your private instruclions and cunversa
tions, and ofyour direction ofher inqui
lies and reading iu what relatcd lo hcr
religinus views. These she has oftcn re
cnlled and rcferrcd lo as having firmly
cstablishcd Ihe religinus failh nnd uust
which aro now such sourccs ol consola
tion and support to hcr and our children,
as wcll as to mysclf.
Nnthing that has occurred has wc.ik
cned tbose fecliugs, and allhough Ihosc
I leave behind me may not mcet you
without thc kccnest anguish, I trust you
will exoncrate them rom nny participa.
tion in, or knoulcdgc of the faiher's sin,
up tt ihc mouicul I liavo mentioncd.aiid
may you remembcr them in your praycrs
to the Fathcr ol the faihcrless and thc
I beg you, my tlcar sir, to consider
this striclly n privale lcttcr, aud by nn
mcans lo give it )tiblicily ; at the same
lime I will request you to makc known i prolcssionat man afier dcntb. Shcrifl" Kv
1 ' ' .. i- . it f ... t ii
to Ihc immedinte mcmhers of vour fdiii-
ily the Mate of my fcelings aud my eon
Thal every consulalion and blcssing tamc from Cinciunali for Iho purposo ofta
may bc vouchsafcd to yoursclf and to king a catt of thc Profcssor' countcnance ;
ctcry mcmber of your family, is the
heartfelt prayer of
Vours, most respeclfully,
(Signed.) J. W. WEIISTEU.
Incidents of the Execution,
Tho Doslon Journal says t
Duiing a grcat part of (he day beforc tho
cxcculion, tho priaoncr occupicd himsclf
with sct'ing nsido little menioruls for tbose
few fricnds in whcuo chnritablo fcelings lo
wanl lnui, whcn bo wasgonc.he tnighl hope.
Ilo crlcclcd a numberof his books and wrote
in Ihcm tba ntinei of several persons toward
whom bo wishcd lo cxpress somc rccol'cclion
of past obligulions and favors. Ile seeraed
lo lako mucli ititercst in this occupation.
Tho nnnouncemcnt that tba fimily of Ihc
latc Prof, John White Webslcr wcie in itf-
noranco of tho day on wbich be was lo suf.
i o -II 4 J O O
J perfcclly raiitCcd of iis Irulh. As a confir-
ation ol the rcport it may bc slnlcil, that
on Tliutsilay, nfler thc family bad rcmaincd
n thc ccll four or fivo hours, tbcy wero kind.
informcd tbat tho hour for closmg tlio jail
had arrivctl, whcrcupon Mrr. Wcbstcr put
tho intpiiry : " Will this bo jour liour of
lostng for tbc futurc ?" Tho mquiry took
ic jiiilor somcwlint by sutpnsc, bul nfler n
lOmcrtt's hcsilalion bo nnswcrcd in tlio aflir-
ni.itivc, nnd thc fnmily immcdiately with-
rcw, without a suspicion llint tbut visit was
to bc thcir last.
Imnicdinluly aftcr the cxccullonon Piiday,
Hcv. Dr. l'utnatn procceiled to thc ri'sldcncc
of Mrs. Wcbstcr, and imp.irlcd lo hcr aml
hcr nlllictcd chihlrcn llictad inlclligcncc that
licr husband nml thcir fnthcr was no more !
I'ho solcnin nnd dccply pnint'ul secnc which
cnsucd Ehouhl bc eilitl front tho public
gazc. Ilathcr than to intrude upon tlial sa
crcd ground, lct us join our lcars with theirs,
tind, by hearlfclt sjmpnthy, seck lo bind up
and comfoit thcir rruslicd aml blccding
Tho rcmains of Prof. Wcbstcr wcro con-
vcycd on Friday cvcning lo Ihc rcsidcncc of
tlie family, wlicnce tlicy will bo rcmovcd lo
Mount Auburn nnd dcposi'.cd in tho family
tomb on " Narcisstis Palb.'
Tlio funcral will takc placo on Sunday, in
ns private a mnnncr ns possiblc.
Thc Uoilon Dte i ays : " lt is said thnt Dr,
Wcbstcr made no dclnilcd confcsion to go
bcforc tlio public. Hc has talkcd frccly on
Iho suhjcct of Iho murdcr, wilh diffcrcnt itv
iliviilualj, but always wiib thc promt.se Irom
them that tbcy would not m.ikc nnything
public. The Rov. Mr. Walcrslon rccchcd
a vcry long nnd n very singularly writlcn
lcltcr from thc Profcssor, bcforc bis dcnll
and several olhcr clcrgjmcn rccc'ncdsiruilar
The drcss of Ihc condcmncd was a black
frock cont nnd nants. His ncek was without
cravnt or hnndkcrehicf. Aflcr thc body ba
bccn placcd in llic collin, bis fuaturcs appcar
cd ns in life, without distoition, and thcre
was notbing but thc puiple Iiuo of thc llcsh
to show that his dealh had bccn a Hulcnt
onc ; nnd that wns fait disappcuring.
It is stntcd that Prof. Wcbslcr was ncvc
iu n Letler state of licallh than ycstcrday
In thc morning bc rcccivcd bis brcakfas
ns tisual fiom PnikcrV, nnd nto qtiilo licai
ly, drauk Iwo mugs of lca, smokcd a cigar,
and passcl Ihc balunco of bis supply of ci
g.tra to otliccr Joncs and othcrs in nttcud
lli'forc tho scrviecs in bis ecll, Dr. Wcb
slcr scnt for Mr. Andrcwj, thc jailcr, and nll
thc ollicr olliccrs ofthc prison, who risitci!
bis ccll ; he then took a final nnd affectioii
ate farcwcll of them all, llianking rnch fu:
thc kiudncss mauifcstcd townrd him during
Thc Iloslon Tramcript of Saturday s.tys:
Dr. Putnam having inquircd of thc pris
oncr ycstcrday morning, bclorc ihc rcligious
cxciciscs in tho ccll, whclhcr therc wcrc
nny points hc would likc to liavo touchcd
upon in tho praycr, Profcssor Wcbster rc
plicd that thcro wcro two, wbich it would bc
agrccablc to his fcelings to liavo inlroduecd:
ono was, that llic licaris of his fullow mcn
might bc sol'cncd townrd him, aflcr hc was
gonc;lhu olhcr that cvcry consolution froui
Hcavcn for Ihc sulfcriiig lio liad infliclcd
might bo vouchsafcd to tho fjniily and rela-
tivcs of Iho latc Dr. Parkman.
In Iho intervicw bcforo thc prajcr, Prof.
cbster nlluded to his bopo of mccling, in
ihc world lo which bo was about to pass in
spirit, a tcndorly bclovcd child, who dicd
sonio years sincc. Hc couvcrsed, with per
fect composurc, on vnrious subjccis, mostly
of n rclicious nalurc.
Th tlushcd nppcnrnnce of the prisoner's
face und thc cffusion of tcars wero produced
npparcntly by tho prcmature and momcniary
lightening of tho rope, and not, ns somc sup
poscd by agtlation.
Tbe last nudiblc words of rrofcssoi Web.
slcr, ns the cap was drawn ovcr his cycs,
wcrc, " PATiisn, imto thy iiams I cuM'
MF.XIi MY SPIRIT 1"
Thc wish of iho Priaoncras cxpresscd, thc
cvcning bcforc the cxccution, both to Shcr.
iirDvclcth and Dr. Pulnam, was that llie
cxcculion nuglit bo as prompt as possiblc.
Hc said bc would be rcvlv at anv momcnt
nfler 8 o'clock. This rcqucsl the Shcrifl' ob
scrved so far ns Ihc con vcnienco nnd dcto-
rum ofthc occasion would allow,
For somc days bcforc bis deatb Dr. Wcb-
sler's favorite reading, ncxt to the lliblu.uns
in Channing's Works. Hc ulo Ibund inuch
to soothe him and gralify his rcligious nnd
literary tasto ln llowring's ' Malins and
Vcspcrs," and in Longfcllow's Collcclion of
Tho Jio.itun Ilerold sayi :
It wns onu of tlio last rcquests of Profcssor
Wcbstcr ofthc Shcrill", Ihat his body should
, not bc sccn, skcicbcd, or touched by nny
B'u V"""-; " imtmuuy
i kcpt it, Allhough many arlists from this cily
nnd Xcw ork viiilcd tho jail for Ihc cx.
i ..,... c.r . r .t
hc wilh othcrs Vfcrn uiufbrinty rcfused, aud
the body wai not ullowcd lo be sccn or ex
ntuincd by nny ono aflcr il was takcn down
from this gallows.
Booi'a Aristochact. Tho KevrYork Day
Book snubs Ihe snob aristocracy of that city in
Ibe following fino stylo:
" It appears by slaletncnls rcccully madc
Ihat the peruniary alfairt of ajust bankrupted
'Itadin houie,'duwn lown, nro in a most nwful
condition tbe amount of 'honorablo' liabilliici
bcing ovcr funr hundrcd thousand dollrt,wbile
the gross suin of tho bankruptcy will not fall
ahort ofttto millions nnd nhnll I liis furdirr
slatcd that, aflcr discharging Iho dcbts of bon
or, thcre will not boassets rcmalnlng suflicient
to pay Are centt uo the dullar of thc gcncral
Now ihe house iti quct tion was tnanagcd by
ihrce shrewd and txpcrlcnccd butlticfs nien,
who gavo a ttrlct pcraonil tuptrinlendcnro to
the accotintt and mnsariions of the Arm and
nnqucstionaVly t.ricwcvfry ycar, wUhinathott
m ri-o-v.. ..v y -.wv... ... ..
turns cut ihat, njcn a it. ilslcf nbout half "
tand ilollan.exacily how tbcy stood. Ytt il
lllion, they have dclibcrately conlracted debts J
to tho smount of Iwo mllllons, which they Lnew
they hnd not tbc menns of pnylng. If onc of
thcir clcrks, with salnry of n thousand dollars
ycar, had Urcd at the rate of t cnty firo hun-
drcd, It would have vcry proporly bccn callcd
frnud nnd swindlmg.
But the most pcruliar fcslnic of this cnsc is
In its locial a'pcct. It is wcllknonn that tlie
fiimilics oftlicscbankrupt mcrchanls havo for
ycnrs bccn nmongst the most cxtravagnnt, pre
snmptuous, insolcnt ofthc snob aritlocrary of
New York : nnd it is nlso n nolonous fact that
lic only prcemincncc of thc grcnt majonty of
this oristocracy consists In (pcnding more
moncy, livlng In fincr hottscs, rldlng in liand-
somer cnrrigcs nnd giving more coslly dinners
nnd jiarlics than thelr ncighbors such a thlng
ns pre-cmincncc in (haratlcr,tilents nnd virtuo
bcing unknown nmong thcm. In Ihis rcspcct
thc bcit of lliem can only placc thcir oristocra
cy upon a par wlih that of Kato llattings,
whosc cquipago is qultc ciual to that of thc
most dashing snobcss in Brondnar, or to Jane
Winslow or Kllcn Thompson. wh'jso damaik
arlors, sllver lamps, and two thousand dollar
mirrors arc ahcad of any thlng In Union Squarc
orFifthnvcnue. Bcsides, thcsofashlonahlc la.
dics olways pny thcir dcbts anddonottrade on
liorrowcd capital. Wcro thc concerns of cilhcr
ofthcmwound up this evenmg, we TClilure
to say thoy would bc found in n far sounder
condition llian thosc of Ihe two miUionairts
whosc families have bccn dowagcring and snob-
bing lt at Saratoga dnring tho prcscnt scnson
From nll this, it oppears that wo in !ew
York nro afllictcd wilh an cxtcnsire cmlsslon
o( bogus aritlocraeg lo cxposc and goard a
gatnst which wo hope somo compctcnt charao
tcr broker utllsct up a countcrfcit nristocrary
Correipomtcnce of Ihe llejiiler.
Tr'ip lo lioilnn.l'untral Ciremoiues for
Gcn. Tuylor. Maj. Shcrmtm aml his Ar.
tillcr'j. 1'trUnt Imlllult fir the Mind.
Iaiuto Jlridgtman and Oliver Crossman.
A ctsitto Ihe Mtdical CoHnjc. Littlejitld'i
oiinion. Dr. Wclstei's residence. ft
Auburn, ils Church, Alonument and seenc"
Ahams IIouse, lios ro.v, Aug. 1SJ0.
Al lt. Epuon : Aflcr taking n scatin thc
cars at youi villngc, a ridc of somc tcn hours
brought us safcly to this placc Tho routc
from Middlebury lo Iloston is nt Ihis scason
truly dclightful. The rich vnllcy bctwccn
the greoti bills nnd thc lake tho sealing of
tho mounlnin llic dcsccntnlongsidciUcrys
tal strcams tltc view of thc Connecticut
and Ihc numcrous beautiful villages, conlrib
utc to swcll tho plcasurcs of thc tourist, niiil
makc this cne of ihc plcasnntcsl trips in Xcw
hnglitnd. Thc day nftcr our nrrivnl in Ilos
ton was dcvolcd ihiclly to thc funcral hon
ors paid lo Gcn. Taylor. Thc slorcs, pub
lic houscs, and privntc dwcllings, iu most of
Ihc principal strccts, were arraycd in mourn
ing, nnd thc shipping displaycd tlicir colors
nt half niast. ihc proccssion was composcd
ol tne miitinry, mcrcuanls, mccluutcs, pro
fii'sioiul mcn, tlie lcurncd nnd unlearncd ;
to mamfcst thcir scnscof the nntion's losf in
tho dcath of Gcn. Taylor.
The proccssion wns so numcrous, that it
occupied one bcur and a qusrlcr, in passing
thc point whcro it commcnced ils mtrch.
Tbc noxt day thousands mct upon tbc Com
mon, to wilness Ibo militnry cxploils ofMaj.
ahermans flytng artillery. Tho horscs
wngcr.s, and ficld-picccs, wcro in nctual ser
vicc during the Mexican War. Kaeh wng
gon was cquippcd witli nn ezlra tcheel, nnd
carricl a it or twclvo poundor, and a largo
box orammunilion. nnd was drawn by four
horscs, two of which had ridcrs. Tho rapid-
ity wilh which thcsc horscs would cross tbe
Common, wbccl about and rcturn, nnd halt,
for tho dischargc of thcir guns, was truly ns
tonishing. Tbcy wcrc righlly named Flying
Ailillcry, for they nll but ilew from point to
point, and pursucd cach othcr with such vc
locity, as to crtnlo thc most joy ous scnsations
nmong tho bt-siandcrs.
Wo ncxt visilcd tho I'erkins Institute for
tho lllind. This instilution is siluated in
South Iloslon, on an rlotnlion of land, dc
lightfully ovcrlooking thc batbor and ship
ping, At prcscnt it numbers about 70 pu-
pils, who are bc'ng instruclcd, not only in
nll of tho clcmcntary, bul in many ot Ihe
highcr trunchcs of lcarning. Music, vocal
nnd instrunuMital, is Uugbt lucui, and we
confcss il was a charming sight to witncss
thcir pcrformancc. Sevcnty to'iccs nll iu
conccrt, fillcd thc largo cbapel wilh swcctest
molody, nnd gavo unqucslionablc cvidencc
that tbcy wcro compctcnt to conlributo lo
Ihc plcasuro of oihcrs. They pursue the
study of Arithmelie vcry niuch aflcr thc
mar.ncr of a printcr r-clling lypc, moving
and ndjtisting thcir figurcs so ns lo obtain
tlie answcr sougbt. Thc figurcs arc metallic
and movcablo at will. Many of llic girls
makc baskcts and purscs ofbcad-work, w hicli
llicy sell lo viaitors. The ages of llie pupils
vnry from 5 nnd C np to cigbtcen. Tho
most intcresling character among thc pupils
s l.nura Undgman, who is dcaf, dumb, and
blind. Sho is about cightccn years of agc,
ofmoilcst dcportnicnt, and an cxprctsivc
countcnance. Tho rapidily wilh which sbo
will couimunicuto hcr tliought;, is truly as-
tonishing, and tho cmotion sho roanifcsts in
sinking liands with an old friend is cxprcs
sivo of tbe grcalest pleasure. Thcro is a
young man in Ibo Instilution by Ihc namc
of Oliver Croswcll, wbo is also dcat, dumb,
and bliml. Thcso arc tbc only oncs in ibe
Institulo who nro depmcd of any of ibo
seusrs cxccpl sighl. Wc left Ibo placc with
minglcd fcelings of pily and dolight ; pily
that so many were rieprived of tho plca-utes
oftho cye, and dclight Ibat tbe benerolenl
had opcncd to Ihcm Ihoavenucs of piutisura-
Tho ncxl point of intorest was tbc Mcdi-
cal C'ollegr, Ibe place wbcre tho shocling
tragedy of Ibo mtinkr of Dr. Parkman by
iho hands of Prof. Webslcr was cnactcd,
Mr. I.illlefiold himsnlf coiuluctcd us through
Ibo vaiious dcpartmcnls, sbowing us tho lee-
ture-room, and l'rof. Websler'f rabinet of
mir.erals, wbich he had repealedly motl.
gagcd to hirc mor.cy, also his privalclab-
ratnry, wherc it is sup'osotl Ihe murdcr
w.-ts I'oinmitlctl tbu Uir-way lcau'ing dqwn
lo a larga room below, wherc lie draggcd and
clioprrcd him np for tho fnrnacc. The stalr-
wny was npparcntly markcd wilb blood, as
wero nlso tbe pantaloons and slippers sbown
ui, which Prof. Wcbslcr had on whcn bo
commiltcd Ihe borrid der-d. We were shown
thc tca-cbcst or box wl.crc portiona of tba
body wcrc found, covcrcd with tan and tnin
crals. We bave nnw in our posscssion, sev
eral spccimcns labcllrd by Prof. Wcbster,
presentcd us by Mr. Littlcficld. It is tho
opinion of Mr. Littlcficld thnt be killcd him
ntcntionallr, and dcsigncd to have thrown
his body into Iho dissecting vault, whcre It
would have bccn consumcd bcforo lt could
have bccn disrovcrcd, but was foilcd in bi
ptan. by Gnding tbat his larp,o bunch of kcys
wns dcficicnt m numbcr, and that thc vcry
kcy to admil him to this vault was not in
liit posscssion. lio madc an atlcmpt to pick
thc lock with othcr kcys, but failcd. In tbis
junclure of afinirs bo did as bo did, bctray-
ing grcnt wenkncss and confusion of mind.
As wo left tho gloomy Collegc, wo thought
how moving would bo tbe tcstimony, could
thu brick nnd nicrtar bc cndowcd with
jpccch, aml madc lo witncss in thc case
We saw Iho rcsidcncc of Prol. Wcbstcr'a
family, and admircd tbc beauty of ils grounds.
Alas, that ihe fimily nre in ciicumstancca
so I'oorly to cnjoy it I We rcturncd to our
room and rcficfd that notbing ehort of
slcrn morsl piinciplc will cver savc ui from
falling by Ihc slrenglh of our own corrupt
passions, and silcntly liftcd n prnycr to Hca
vcn to bc pruserred forcvor.
Another point of intcrcstis tliat of Mount
Auburn Ccinctery, wbich is situatcd about
four milos from tbc mclropolis of Mnssachu
sctls, pnrtly in llic limits of Cambridge and
Wntcrtown, or. Ihc south sidc of tbe roji'
lcading from thc formcr to tho lattcr placc.
It owcs its origin to Dr. Jacob Bigclow, of
Uoston, a gcnlleman wlio carly becomo im
presscd wilh Ibc impolicy of burials under
churchcs, nnd in churcbyards approximitlng
closcly to llic nboiles of the living. Ilo con
ccivcd ihc plan in 1825, nnd tho ground ("2
ncrcs of it) was purchascd for S6000, and
ommcnccd in 1651. It has been tbc ex-
nmpte and paltcrn of cvcry timilar bunal
plncc in the U. Statcs. and was commcn
ced long bcforc any ollicr was thought of.
It has slruck n chord thnt has, in its vibia-
tion, bccn fclt in nll the principal citics in
Ibo Union. Its prcsent arcn is 110 acros.
Somc 1200 proprictors have lots. 300squaro
fect sclls for S100. The gste way is madc
in tbe Egyptiansttle of arcbitccturc,ofbam
mcrcd granitc, nnd niched, nnd cost $10,000.
On the road sidc is an iron fcncc, balf a milo
in lcnttk, 10 fect bigh, placcd on granilo
posis cxtcnding down four fect iuto tho
ground. It cost 15,000, or $90 pcr rod.
The conntry is n nntural foreit, of irregulnr
surfacc, dividcd into bill, nnd dalc, and
plain. It is thus far laid out into 23 intcr
esling nvcnucs. nnd 74 fool pntbs. Ths
avcuues aro winding in tbeir course, and
cxcccdingly beautiful in thcir gcntle circuits.
Vurious small ldkci or ponds of diffcrcnt
sizc and shape, cnibcllish the grcunds and
incrcnsc thc picturcsquc bcauly of tbe placc.
It is dotlcd wilh Pinc, O.ik, Hcmlock, and
Poplar, wboso niajcatic tops. in a warm day,
u mi!?hlv ihadr?.
Wniing thcir gorgcons tracery o'cr Iho head.
With the ligbt, mclting through thcir bigh
As thrtiugh a pillarcd cloislcr's."
It is also inicrscclcd wilh numcrous car
riage roadt, along the margin of wbich are
planlcd ornamental trccs and flowcrs, to cm
bcllish the grounds, Thcre aro now about
300 monuments, costing from S500 to $10,-.
000. We noticcd among olhers ono to Iho
mcmory of Spurzhcim, Bowditcb, Story,
Channing, Loring, Charles Torrey, and a
nnval monumont, wbich was crcctcd by Ihe
olliccrs of tbe Kxploring Expedilioo, lo tba
mcmory of Licut. Undcrwood and Midship
mun Hcnry, who were killcd by tbe Canni
bals on one of ihcFecjcelsIands. E. Loi
ing's monumcnt is a chaste and beautifjl dc
sign, nnd stands in a eccluded spot on tho
bank of n small pond, and is surroundcd by
old Irccs. Torrcy's monumcnt is on an clc
vnlcd spot, nnd chronicles somc of tho most
important cvcnts in the closo of bis fifc. It
was crcctcd by thc fricnds of the slavc, and
docs honor to thcir bcnevolencc. Hcro may
they rest from- thc loils of life in naturo'a
vost and filting tomb fasbioned
" crc man had learncil
To hew the shaft, and lay the architruve,
And sprcad thc roof above thcm''
L'lwn ihe grounds is a chapel, C6 by iO,
built of hanancrcd Granitc, in tbe puro
Gothic style of nrchitecturc. The exlerior
is surroundcd with octagonal butlrciscs and
pinnaclcs, and tbo clcrcslory is supported by
Uothic pillars. Ltght is aduutled onlv at iho
cnd, and from abovo tbrough Ibc clercstory.
1 be windows aie of colorcd glass, which
produccs a soft mcllow catbcdrtd ltght, which
is in consoiunco with the object of tho cdi-
fieo (ir. funcral purposcs), Thc head of
thu largc uavc windnw isa beautiful allc
gorical dtsign, rcprcscnting peaccful dcath.
It consisls of a wingcd fcmalo figuro asleep,
nnd floaling in Ihe clouds hcaring in hcr
nrms trto slccplng iofunts. It wcll rcealls
tbc reunion of parcnts and children aftor
dcath. Thc church cost $23,000. This ecruo
tory is by far Iho most beautiful resling placo
for ibo dead ibat wo cvor behcld, and aflcr
spendi.ig Iwo hours in tbis sacrcd retrcat,
Tic-wing wilb dcligbt the works ofnature and
ofarl, wo left the spot with fcelings bettrr
cxpresscd in the following, than oiberwisc:
" Spcak low, iheplare is holy, lo tho brcslh
Of awful harmomcs, of whispercd prayer,
Tread lighlly I fur tho sanrttly of dealh
Broods with a voicclcu inUuence on tho air,
Htcrn yct scrcna. a rcronriling spell,
Earh troulled blllow oftho soul to quell.''
nr A Touncladr thus writts. anonvmonslr.
in thc cufumnsof an Irltta pancri " For my
own part, I confcss that tbo dcilrc of my heart,
and my constant praycr is. that 1 may be blcs
cd with a good aad nUectionato busbstid, and
that 1 may bc a good anl auectionate wlro and
roothcr.-Should I U duiicd tbU, I hope for
grace to reilgu mysslf, bni I fear il will be a
har.1 trl.l fnr r.
CtTitoi.ta Ctit'knt. The nld Cmrl Ifiiina
at yonipelicr haslcta cooitrtcllnioa Caih.