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WOLD, rector of St. John's church in that city. He nobly fell at his post, a faithful, exemplary, and universally beloved clergyman; who for several weeks had zealously devoted himself, day and night, to the unremitting discharge of duty, in visiting the couches of the sick and dying.
At New York, Dr. A. T. HUNTER, a distinguished physician; also, PHILIP I. ARCULARIUS, one of the oldest citizens, a man of unaffected simplicity and great kindness of heart.
At Germantown, Pa., JOSEPH N. TAGERT, Esq., at the advanced age of 92. The deceased was for forty years President of the Farmers' and Mechanics' Bank of Philedelphia.
At Kingston, U. C., THE COUNTESS OF ERROL, aged 21, the daughter of the Honourable Charles Gore, the Major-General commanding in Upper Canada, and was married only a short time since to the Earl of Errol, an officer in the Rifle Brigade; on which occasion, it is said, the Queen, and others of the royal family, sent her magnificent pre
3d. At Lexington, Ky., of cholera, Hon. AARON K. WOOLLEY, aged 50, formerly Judge of the Circuit Court; State Senator for many years from the Fayette district; and, at the time of his decease, was Law Professor in Transylvania University, and one of the candidates for the Convention in his district.
4th. At Rutherfordton, N. C., JOSHUA FORMAN, at the age of 72. This venerable man was the original founder of Syracuse, and, as early as the year 1807, introduced the first resolution in the New York Legislature for an inquiry into the expediency of connecting Lake Erie with the Hudson by a canal.
At Lansingburgh, N. Y., ALEXANDER WALSH, Esq., in his 61st year, for many years one of the most active and energetic merchants in the county of Rensselaer, and an early and devoted friend to agriculture.
In London, Rev. C. B. ST. GEORGE, Chaplain of the Tower. He was seized with cholera whilst preaching.
In New York, WM. H. IRELAND, a prominent citizen and active politician for many years.
In Beaver County, Pa., General JOHN MITCHELL. He was twice Sheriff of Centre County, and twice elected to Congress. He was the first Engineer on the Erie Extension Canal, and superintended the construction of the French Creek Feeder; repeatedly represented his fellow-citizens in the State Legislature, and under Gov. Wolf was appointed Canal Commissioner, and served in that capacity until Gov. Ritner's election.
At Chestnut Park, Herts, Eng., Mrs. CROMWELL RUSSELL, only
daughter and heiress of Oliver Cromwell, Esq., who was the grandson of Henry Cromwell, Lord Deputy of Ireland, and third son of the Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell. After the death of Oliver Cromwell, in 1658, Richard, his eldest son, succeeded to the sovereign power, but his rule lasted only seven months and twenty-eight days. He preferred the tranquillity of private life, and survived, in retirement, to the advanced age of eighty-seven. Pennant, the quaint historian, mentions that his father had told him that he used often to see, at the Don Saltero Coffee-house at Chelsea, poor Richard Cromwell, "a little and very neat old man, with a most placid countenance, the effect of his innocent and unambitious course.' 99 Richard left no male issue; consequently, the representation of the Lord Protector's family was carried on by the descendants of his (Richard's) next brother, Henry, of whom, as we have already stated, Mrs. Cromwell Russell was the heir and representative.
At Philadelphia, CHARLES CHAUNCEY, Esq., a highly respected gentleman, distinguished for his abilities as a lawyer, and for his courtesy and kindness in all the relations of life.
At New York, SIGNOR DE BEGNIS, the celebrated musician.
At Bangor, Maine, WILLIAM ABBOTT, Esq., the Mayor of that city, aged 73 years.
At Astoria, near New York, Hon. ALBERT GALLATIN, aged 89. (See Biographical notice.)
14th. At New Haven, Conn., THOMAS G. WOODWARD, Esq., one of the editors of the New Haven Daily Courier, aged 61.
17th. At Baltimore, Rev. DANIEL E. REESE, a much respected clergyman of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and one of the oldest in Baltimore.
In England, Rev. HENRY COLEMAN, an American well known for his devotion to the study of agriculture. He was about to return home, and had actually engaged his passage, but died before the day of his departure. With him, agriculture was an absorbing passion, aside from the more important duties of his vocation, and he gave to its study a power of mind which enabled him to gather the richest and most valuable results. He has left much behind him that the agriculturist has reason to be grateful for; but the seal of death is on more that would have led to greater and more beneficent results. Few persons have enjoyed such opportunities as he of studying European agriculture; and, had his life been continued a few years longer, the harvest of knowledge he reaped by observation and close investigation, would have been put forth for the general benefit. It has passed away with him, and there is, therefore, the double regret for an accomplished and pious man departed, and the loss of what would have been of incalculable value to agriculturists.
At St. Louis, at the hospital of the Sisters of Charity, Captain DAN DRAKE HENRIE. He is noted for his hair-breadth escapes from the Mexicans, when taken prisoner with Cassius M. Clay, and others. When the war broke out between Texas and Mexico, he entered the army at the age of sixteen-was taken prisoner at Mier-subsequently joined the Rangers under Col. Jack Hays, and with M'Culloch, Walker, and other indomitable spirits who composed that band, will long be remembered for their daring achievements.
19th. At Brooklyn, L. I., Rev. JOHN CROES, aged 63. He was the son of the late Bishop Croes, of New Jersey.
At Indianapolis, Rev. JOHN M'ARTHUR, D. D., formerly Professor. in the Miami University, Ohio.
At York, Pa., Rev. LEWIS MAYER, D. D., Professor in the Theological Seminary of the German Reformed Church.
In Frederick, Md., COL. JOHN THOMAS, aged 85, the father of exgovernor Francis Thomas.
At Utica, N. Y., THOMAS ROCKWELL, Esq., in his 74th year, Cashier of the Branch Bank at Utica. In alluding to Mr. Rockwell, the Utica Observer says: "He was always as regular as time itself, at the bank, and finally sank down as he was standing at his desk, and literally died at his post."
20th. At Avon Springs, N. Y., COL. EDMUND KIRBY, Paymaster of the United States army. Colonel Kirby joined the army as an Ensign of the 4th Infantry, in July, 1812, and served with distinction during that war as aid to Major General Brown. He joined the army under General (now President) Taylor soon after the battles of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma, and acted as a volunteer aid to General Taylor at the battle of Monterey. When the regular troops of General Taylor's army were ordered to join the army under General Scott, Colonel Kirby was attached to General Scott's command, and served under that distinguished officer, as chief of the pay department, while the army remained in Mexico, Just two years prior to the day of his death he was in the sanguinary conflict at Churubusco. And throughout the whole war he was eminently distinguished for energy, activity, and zeal. His wife was a daughter of General Jacob Brown.
At Washington, D. C., LUND WASHINGTON, Jr., Esq., aged 56. Mr. Washington was favourably known in connexion with the public press of that city some years ago, and lately as a clerk in the State Department.
At Providence, R. I., CYRUS BUTLER, Esq., aged 82. Mr. Butler was the wealthiest man in the State, probably the wealthiest in New England. He was the chief benefactor of the Hospital for the Insane, which bears his name, and to which he contributed $40,000.
22d. At Brooklyn, N. Y., REV. THOMAS BURCH, aged 81. He was connected with the ministry of the Methodist Episcopal Church for nearly half a century, and was highly esteemed by all who knew him.
24th. In Orange County, N. Y., S. S. SEWARD, Esq., the venerable father of Ex-Governor Seward of New York, he bequeathed to a school called the Seward Institute $20,000 besides their house and lot. At South Hingham, Mass., COL. WASHINGTON CUSHING, in his 75th year. He was an officer in the war of 1812.
At Brookline, Mass., REV. JOHN PIERCE, aged 76. He was a strenuous and early advocate of total abstinence, and a famous pedestrian. In New York, REV. AUSTIN DICKINSON, an editor of some celebrity. Besides other publications, he conducted the National Preacher for many years with much success.
25th. At Cleveland, Ohio, Hon. AUSTIN E. WING, of Michigan. He was for many years a Delegate in Congress from the Territory of Michigan, and since the admission of that State into the Union, he has held various offices there. Until recently he was U. S. Marshal. He was about 58 years of age, and was a man much esteemed.
At Schenectady, N. Y., REV. JOHN AUSTIN SALES, D. D., of cholera. He was a professor in Union College.
27th. At Morristown, N. J., Hon. GABRIEL H. FORD, at the advanced age of 85 years. Though his life had been thus protracted beyond the period of active usefulness, the intelligence of his death was received through a wide circle of friends with emotions of sorrow and regret. He was, we believe, the oldest surviving member of the New Jersey bar, having been more than half a century one of its conspicuous ornaments. After a long and successful practice, he was appointed Presiding Judge of the Court of Common Pleas for the eastern district of the State, and in November, 1820, was elevated to the bench of the Supreme Court as one of the Associate Justices, which place he continued to occupy with honour and ability for twenty-one years: after which long public service he retired with the confidence and respect of all parties to the enjoyment of private life. At Paris, of old age, M. RAY, one of the distinguished members of the court of Charles X.
At Cincinnati, of the cholera, J. P. HARRISON, M. D., Professor in the Ohio Medical College-an able physician and a pious man.
At Utica N. Y., Dr. Amariah Brigham, Superintendent of the Lunatic Asylum. He was formerly a physician of high popularity in Hartford, and when called to the Utica Asylum, was Superintendent of the Connecticut Retreat for the Insane. He was a man of great benevolence and purity of character.
THE two following papers, which we have inserted under this title may be regarded as not strictly belonging to it. We shall therefore be excused for offering an explanation.
Having heretofore given extracts from one of them, a strong desire was expressed by many of our readers to have both papers entire; and we promised that when a fitting opportunity offered we would publish them under the head of documents and state papers, as their great length forbid the insertion elsewhere.
It will be seen that they are the productions of Judge Upshur, formerly secretary of state of the United States, and of the Hon. John C. Spencer, also a late and distinguished member of the cabinet. The first paper embraces the views of Mr. Upshur on the Constitution of the United States, as furnished by him to Mr. Macgregor of London, who obtained also the examination of those views by Mr. Spencer, and embodied them all in his great work or report, on the progress and resources of America, prepared by order of the committee of the Privy Council, and presented to both houses of parliament. They thus became in one sense state papers and documentary explanations of the American constitution..
Neither of these papers have been published in this country, and indeed very few copies of the large and elaborate book in which they are contained have ever found their way to our private or public libraries, and through no other medium have they been presented to the public eye. But having been published in Europe by authority as the received constructions by the northern and southern sections of the Union, of the Constitution of the United States, they may justly be classed among the important and remarkable productions of the day, and should be regarded with deep interest by every intelligent and in