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the provisions of the laws as they now are, regulating the partition of real estate, and the allowing of aliens to hold real estate. The law which, in 1819, put a final stop to the local slave-trade, originated with him.
April 4.-SMYTHE, Prof. WILLIAM E., an accomplished scholar and teacher, Professor at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Me., died suddenly in Brunswick.
April 5.-HOWELL, Rev. ROBERT BOTLE C., D. D., an eminent Baptist clergyman and author, died at Nashville, Tenn., aged 67 years. April 5. MAGEE, JOHN, a wealthy and prominent citizen of Watkins, N. Y., died there, aged 74 years. He was a native of New York, and was a Representative from that State in Congress from 1827 to 1831, as a Jacksonian Democrat. He was one of the chief promoters of the Conhocton Valley Railroad, and a large owner of coal-mines in Pennsylvania. His fortune was estimated at $40,000,000.
April 5.-STACY, Rev. NATHANIEL, an eminent and veteran Universalist minister, died in Columbus, Pa., aged 90 years. He was born in Massachusetts in 1778, studied theology with Rev. Hosea Ballou, at Dana, Mass., and commenced preaching in 1802. In 1805 he removed to New York State, and, after laboring there some years, preached in Pennsylvania, Michigan, and other parts of the country, much of the time being a pioneer in his denomina
April 8.-BATCHELDER, JOHN PUTNAM, M. D., an eminent physician of New York City, President of the New York Academy of Medicine; died in New York. He was born in Milton, N. H., August 6, 1784, and was a greatnephew of General Israel Putnam. After a very thorough academical education, he commenced the study of medicine, and in 1807 was licensed to practise. He did not graduate and receive the degree of M. D., however, until 1815, when, after attendance on the lectures of Harvard University Medical School, he received his diploma. He commenced practice in Charlestown, N. H., removed thence to Pittsfield, Mass.; afterward to Utica, N. Y., and in 1843 to New York City. He was appointed Professor of Anatomy in Castleton College, Vt., in 1817, and soon after Professor of Surgical Anatomy in the Berkshire Medical Institution at Pittsfield. He was a successful surgeon, and performed many operations of great extent, and requiring extraordinary skill and daring. For many years he made the treatment of diseases of the eye a specialty. He published four small medical treatises, besides numerous essays, etc., in medical periodicals. He was President of the Academy of Medicine and of the New York Medical Association in 1858.
April 8.-LUNDY, Rev. FRANCIS JAMES, D. C. L., an Episcopal clergyman, died suddenly while engaged in his ministerial duties at St. Paul's Church, Newburg. He was a native of England, and graduated at Oxford, where he
received the degree of D. C. L. In 1836 he emigrated to Canada, and, having held several distinguished appointments in that country, went to New York in 1865 for the purpose of engaging in literary pursuits. Subsequently he took charge of Christ Church in Elizabeth, N. J., and had been but a short time in charge of the church at Newburg.
April 8.-PRENTISS, Commodore GEORGE ALDRICH, U. S. Navy, died near Charleston, S. C., aged nearly 60 years. He was a native of New Hampshire (second son of John Prentiss, of Keene, formerly editor of the New Hampshire Sentinel, now the oldest living editor in the United States), and entered the service as midshipman, March 1, 1825, from that State, and was first on duty at the Portsmouth Navy Yard. In 1827 he served in the sloop-ofwar Lexington. After a three years' cruise he returned to the United States, and enjoyed a brief leave of absence, meanwhile being made a passed midshipman, June 4, 1831. The same year he was ordered to the sloop-of-war Boston, in the Mediterranean. He was promoted to a lieutenancy, February 9, 1837; was attached to the receiving-ship Ohio, at Boston, in 1843; was made commander September 14, 1845, and was made commodore on the retired list July 16, 1860.
April 9.-BARTLETT, GEORGE, an eminent scholar and scientific journalist of New York, died in Providence, R. I. He was a gentleman of rare accomplishments and his scientific articles were copied in the first scientific journals of Europe. In the variety of his learning he had few equals.
April 11.-DORSHEIMER, PHILIP, formerly State Treasurer of New York, died in Buffalo, N. Y., aged 71 years. He had been a resident of Buffalo for nearly forty years, and had acquired a wide reputation as the proprietor of one of the leading hotels in that city. In politics he was a Democrat, until the organization of the Republican party, with which he at once identified himself, and became an active and influential member of that party. For many years he held the office of postmaster, and latterly that of collector of internal revenue for his district.
April 12.-COOK, JAMES M., formerly State Comptroller for New York, died in Saratoga, aged 60 years. He had for many years borne an active and honorable part in the political history of the State. After filling several important positions, he was elected to the State Senate in 1848; was reëlected in 1850, and subsequently was chosen Comptroller, in which responsible position he exhibited the same capacity that had elsewhere won for him the highest respect and commendation. Upon the disorganization of the Whig party, with which he had always been identified, he united with the Republican party, in whose conventions and public movements he bore a conspicuous part. In 1864 he was again in the Senate.
April 16.-HALL, GEORGE, former Mayor of Brooklyn L. I., died in that city. He was born September 21, 1795, and was a printer by trade. The greater portion of his active life was devoted to the interests of Brooklyn, of which he was a trustee at the time it was incorporated as a city, and under the act of incorporation became its first mayor. In 1854 he was again elected mayor. He early took a strong stand for the cause of temperance, to which reform he devoted the best energies of his life. His philanthropy was one of the most prominent features of his character, and his generosity toward the needy often led him to be unjust to himself. His unflinching integrity and nobleness of purpose won the respect and love of all classes of the community.
April 17.-HOMANS, JOHN, M. D., an eminent and skilful physician of Boston, Mass., died in that city. He was born in Boston in 1793; studied at Phillips Academy, Andover; graduated at Harvard College in 1812; received his degree of M. D. in 1815, and entered upon the practice of his profession in Worcester, where he remained one or two years. From thence he removed to Brookfield, Mass., where he practised until 1829, when he returned to Boston. For several years he was president of the Massachusetts Medical Society.
April 23. -FIELD, JONATHAN EDWARDS, an eminent lawyer of Massachusetts, died at Stockbridge, Mass. He was a son of Dr. D. D. Field, and was born in Connecticut, July 11, 1813; graduated at Williams College in 1832 with the second honor of his class, and immediately after commenced the study of law in the office of his brother, David Dudley Field, New York. At the age of twenty he removed to Michigan, and soon after began the practice of law at Ann Arbor, and was one of the secretaries of the convention which accepted the act of Congress for the admission of Michigan into the Union. His health failing, after five years he returned to Stockbridge in 1839, where he resided until his death, engaged in the practice of his profession, and serving the public in several capacities at different times. In 1854 he was appointed by Governor Washburn, under an act of the Legislature, one of a commission to report a plan for the revision and consolidation of the statutes of Massachusetts. He served also as a member of the Massachusetts Senate in 1855, 1863, 64, and '65, and was for three terms president of that body, an honor never before conferred on one of its members. His courteous yet dignified manners and his profound legal attainments secured for him the respect and esteem of the members of the legal profession, and in the community in which he resided his death was universally regarded as a great public loss.
April 25.-BRONSON, CHARLES P., a noted lecturer on physiology and elocution, died in New York City, aged 66 years. He was for
many years a teacher in elocution, and was the author of a work on elocution which had a circulation of 125,000 copies. The principal work of his later life was the preparation of a Bible, so printed as to show accent, rhetorical pauses, and emphatic words. This immense labor is complete, but has not yet been published.
April 25.-BUEL, Hon. ALEXANDER W., died in Detroit, Mich. He was born in Rutland County, Vt., in 1813; graduated at Middlebury College in 1830, studied law, and in 1834 removed his residence to Michigan. In 1836 Le was attorney for the city of Detroit; in 1837 was elected to the State Legislature, and again in 1847, and 1849 to 1851 was a Representative in Congress from Michigan, serving on the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
April 25.-MASON, Rev. HENRY M., D. D an Episcopal clergyman, died at Easton, Md. He had been rector of Christ Church in that town for thirty years.
April--WARD, HORATIO, a banker of wellknown philanthropy, died in London. He was a native of New York, but had resided many years in London. He left $100,000 to the National Soldiers' and Sailors' Home at Washing ton, D. C., and $100,000 for the benefit of orphans made by the late war.
May 3.-PITTS, SAMUEL, editor of the De troit Advertiser, died in Detroit, Mich., aged 58 years. He was born at Fort Preble, Port land harbor, Maine; graduated at Harvard College in the class of 1830; studied law, and practised his profession in Detroit twelve years He subsequently engaged extensively in the manufacture of pine lumber, and withdrew entirely from his profession. He built up a very large business, realizing therefrom a handsome fortune.
May 3.-STOHLMANN, Rev. CHARLES F. E D. D., an eminent Lutheran clergyman, died in New York, aged 58 years. He was born nest Buckeburg, Schaumburg-Lippe, in 1810, anl emigrated to this country in 1833. For thirty years he was pastor of the St. Matthew's Ger man Evangelical Lutheran Church in New York. He was widely known as a writer in the Lutheran Herald, and other German papers.
May 4.-RIPLEY, Miss MARIANNE, an eminent teacher and scholar, sister of George Ripley, died in Milwaukee, Wis. She was born in Greenfield, Mass., received a good NewEngland education, and was for some years the assistant of her father, who was engaged in the mercantile business. About the year 1855 she commenced teaching. Subsequently she joined her brother and some of his friends who afterward became eminent in literature. in that utopian enterprise, the Brook Far community, and gave to it her best energies and her most earnest labor. When this enter prise had utterly failed, she went to Concord, Mass. (in 1848), and opened a school, which was highly successful, until she was obliged to
abandon it in consequence of ill health. In 1865 she removed to Milwaukee, where she remained until her death. She was a woman of high intellectual attainments, and her sympathies were deeply enlisted in the cause of education.
May 5.-RIDGLEY, Commodore DANIEL B., U. S. Navy, died in Philadelphia, Pa. He was a native of Kentucky, but a resident of Baltimore. He entered the service in 1828, and was made commodore in 1866.
May 8.-POPE, Judge BURRELL THOMAS, died in Gadsden, Ala. He was born in Oglethorpe County, Ga., January 7, 1813; studied law in the office of Judge Clayton, of Athens, Ga., and was admitted to the bar in 1836. The following year he removed to Wetumpka, Ala., where he practised his profession until 1844, when he removed to Ashville, continuing his practice until 1867. From thence he went to Gadsden, Ala., where in the summer of 1867 he was appointed Judge of the Twelfth Judicial Circuit of Alabama by Major-General Pope, which office he filled faithfully and efficiently until his death.
May 12.-HARRINGTON, GEORGE N. ("George Christy"), a "negro minstrel" of decided talent, died in New York City, aged 40 years. He was born in Palmyra, N. Y. In 1847 he joined the Christy troupe, whose name he was induced to take, and very soon became one of the most popular minstrel performers in the profession. He visited California, and realized large profits from his performances, but his free and generous nature prevented him from accumulating property.
May 15.-WALCOT, CHARLES M., Senior, a comic actor and dramatic writer of much ability, died in Philadelphia, Pa., aged 60 years. He was a native of England, and studied his profession in his own country, but entered upon its practice in America. He won for himself much popularity in New York at the old Olympic Theatre and at Wallack's, as well as in different parts of the country. In 1866 he removed his residence to Philadelphia. Mr. Walcot was a very prolific playwright as well as a popular actor. Among his numerous dramas were the following: "Hiawatha, or Ardent Spirits and Laughing Water," "Washington," "Don Giovanni in Gotham," "David Copperfield," "Richard III. to Kill," "The Customs of the Country," and "Snip-Snaps."
May 19.-DEACON, BENAJAH, U. S. Marshal for New Jersey, died at Mount Holly, N. J. He was appointed to his office during President Lincoln's first term.
May 19.-WICK, Judge WILLIAM W., died in Franklin County, Ohio. He was born in Canonsburg, Washington County, Pa., February 23, 1796. He received a classical education, and was pursuing a collegiate course, when the death of his father threw him upon his own resources; he then devoted himself to teaching, giving his leisure hours to the study of medicine until 1818, when he was induced to adopt
the law as his profession. In 1820 he located for practice in Fayette County, Ind., and was the same year Assistant Clerk in the House of Representatives, and the following year Assistant Secretary of the State Senate. In 1822 he was President Judge of the Fifth Judicial District; in 1825 Secretary of State; in 1829, Attorney for the State; in 1839, a Representative in Congress, also in 1845 and 1847; in 1850, President Judge, and subsequently postmaster at Indianapolis four years. He served in the State militia as brigadier-general, quartermaster and adjutant-general. In 1867 he resumed the practice of his profession.
May 21.--DYOKMAN, Colonel Garrett W., U. S. Volunteers, died in New York City. He was a native of New York, and commenced his military career in the Mexican War, which he entered as captain of Company K, First New York Volunteers, and participated in the siege of Vera Cruz, the battles of National Bridge, Cerro Gordo, where he was severely wounded in the shoulder, Contreras, etc., and was also engaged in the reduction of the city of Mexico. At the close of the war he was brevetted colonel for bravery and meritorious conduct; and on his return home he was elected Register of the County of New York. During the late war he served as lieutenant-colonel of the First New York Volunteers, and, on the retirement of Colonel Allen, succeeded to the colonelcy.
May 21.-LYON, Rev. JOHN C., a Methodist clergyman, author, and scholar, died at Catonville, Baltimore County, Md., aged 66 years. He was the founder of the German Methodist Church in America, and was a minister of that church over forty years. He was a fine scholar and linguist, and the author of several theological works of note, and translator of many theological writers.
May 22.-FAGAN, Rev. PETER C., a Roman Catholic priest, died in Brooklyn, L. I., aged 34 years. He was well known for his charitable and philanthropic nature. At the time of his death he was pastor of St. Patrick's Church, Brooklyn.
May 27.-L'HERITIER, ANDRÉ, an editor and scholar, died in New York City, aged 28 years. He was a native of Paris, and, after completing his education at the Lycée Bonaparte, embraced the profession of journalism, and soon distinguished himself as an elegant writer. In 1858 he accepted an appointment as secretary to the French company whose intention was to cut a canal through the Isthmus of Nicaragua. The undertaking proving a failure, he returned to New York after two years' sojourn in the tropics, with shattered health, from which he never recovered. For the last four years of his life he was managing editor of the Courrier des États Unis.
May 31.--McMURRAY, WILLIAM, a prominent New York official, died in that city. About 1853 he was elected State Senator from the fourth district, and served one term in the Le
gislature. In 1864 he received from Governor Seymour the appointment of Commissioner of the Board of Metropolitan Police, and Treasurer of that Board, until 1866.
June 3.-SILLIMAN, GOLD SELLECK, an eminent lawyer and citizen of Brooklyn, L. I., died in that city, aged 91 years. He was a son of Gold Selleck Silliman, and an elder brother of Professor Benjamin Silliman, and was born in Fairfield, Conn., October 26, 1777, graduated with high honors at Yale College in the class of 1766; studied law, and entered upon the practice of his profession in Newport, R. I. In 1815 he removed to New York City, and entered into commercial business. On retiring from this, at an advanced age, he was appointed postmaster of Brooklyn, which office he retained several years.
June 6.-BULLITT, ALEXANDER C., a Kentuckian journalist, died at Louisville, Ky., aged 60 years. He was a native of Louisville, but removed to New Orleans about 1833, and soon after became editor of the New Orleans Bee, which under his management became an able and influential organ of the Whig party. In 1844 he assumed the proprietorship of the Delta. In 1848, in the struggle for the election of General Taylor, he took a leading position in the field of politics, and contributed with his pen to the success of General Taylor. He went to Washington with the incoming administration and took the editorial charge of the Republic, the organ of the Whig policy. On the death of General Taylor, Mr. Bullitt retired from the active duties of the press, and spent four years in European travel. From that period his contributions to the press were
June 8.-CUSHING, General STEPHEN B., formerly Attorney-General of the State of New York, died in New York, aged 55 years. He was educated for the law, and practised his profession in Ithaca, Tompkins County, N. Y., which county he represented in the State Assembly in 1852. In 1855 he was elected Attorney-General by the American party, and after the completion of his term resumed the practice of law in New York. IIe was an able jurist, and gifted with fine oratorical powers.
June 9.-MARSH, MARVIN M., M. D., a distinguished teacher and philanthropist, died at Carson, Ohio, aged 56 years. He was born in Pompey, N. Y., graduated at Hamilton College, Clinton, in 1836, with honor, and immediately commenced teaching in the Academy at Manlius, and afterward at Eaton, N. Y. Turning his attention to the study of medicine, he graduated honorably at the Albany Medical College in 1841, and entered upon his profession with so much zeal and devotion that he was prostrated by a dangerous attack of sick ness in 1843, from the effects of which his constitution never fully rallied. During the late war he accepted from the U. S. Sanitary Commission the position of chief agent and general inspector in the department of the South. Into
this work he threw all his energies, and for more than two years, though broken in health, labored with unflagging zeal. At the close of the war, he was directed by the Commission to take charge of the newly-organized "Lincola Home," in New York City, a position for which he was eminently qualified. In the spring of 1867, Dr. Marsh was appointed professor in the newly-organized Rutgers Female College of New York, but declined the position. His death was indirectly the result of being thrown from his carriage, which, in his enfeebled condition, gave a shock to his system from which he could not rally.
June 10.-CASE, Rev. JOEL TITUS, a Presbyterian clergyman, and editor; died at Victoria, Texas, aged 65 years. He was born in Ohio. After leaving college, he was an editor in Mobile, Ala., and subsequently in Galveston, Texas. In 1841 he accompanied the famous Santa Fé Expedition as geological journalist; but, through the treachery of the officers in command of his company, he was captured by the Mexicans and carried to Mexico, where he was imprisoned three months in chains. He effected his escape, and, returning to Mobile, resumed his editorial labors. In 1848 he re turned to his native State, and, having pursued a course of theological study, received ordinstion in the Presbyterian Church (O. S.). He began his ministry in Texas, but, his health failing, he engaged in teaching, and was so o cupied until his death.
June 11.-THOMAS, Rev. BENJAMIN C, 8 Baptist clergyman, and missionary to Burma, died in New York City. He was a native of New Hampshire, and was by trade a carperter, but upon his conversion decided to study for the ministry, and entered the academy st Worcester, Mass., graduated at Brown Un versity, in 1847, and completed his theological course at Newton. Having been desig nated for the Karen mission at Tavoy, he was ordained in October, 1850, and sailed, with his wife, for Calcutta. His labors were con stant, and extended over a period of eighteen years. In October, 1866, the missionary convention, at Rangoon, assigned him a new field of labor, the charge of the churches at Bassein; but, after a year of severe toil, his health demanded his immediate return to the United States, and he died the week of his arrival in New York.
June 12.-GARNER, PETER M., a pioneer in the antislavery movement, died in Colabus, Ohio, aged 58 years. In 1845, with two other citizens, he was seized by Virginians and taken to Richmond, and held in close confinement six months, on a charge of assisting slaves to escape from their bondage, at the end of which time he was released on his own re cognizance.
June 15.-BRADLEY, WARREN IVES, better known as "Glance Gaylord," a gifted young author, died at Bristol, Conn., aged 21 years His education was conducted by his uncle,
Prof. Newton Manross, under whose tuition he made rapid progress in literature and science. Within a space of three or four years he gave to the public thirteen books, besides numerous articles for papers and magazines. His "Culm Rock" took a prize of $350, over seventy-two competitors. He was a young man of remarkable purity of character, and refinement of taste and feeling, but his physical strength was far from being commensurate with his mental vigor. June 16.-ALLEN, Hon. WILLIAM STICKNEY, an editor, formerly Secretary of the Territory of New Mexico, died in Franklin County, Mo. He was born in Newburyport, Mass., in April, 1805; studied at Phillips Academy, Mass., and graduated at Dartmouth College with honor, at the age of nineteen. In 1832 he represented the County of Essex, in the Massachusetts Legislature, and for nearly twelve years edited the Newburyport Herald. In 1837 he removed to Missouri, and was connected with different papers until 1856, when he took charge of the St. Louis Republican, with which he was connected until his death. In 1849 he was appointed Registrar of the LandOffice, under General Taylor's administration, and soon after was in the Missouri Legislature. In 1851 he was appointed Secretary of the Territory of New Mexico, under Fillmore's administration, and in 1855 was elected Justice of the St. Louis County Court.
June 17.-WALBRIDGE, Hon. DAVID S., died in Kalamazoo, Mich. He was born in Bennington, Vt., July 30, 1802, received his education in the common schools of the town, and afterward was merchant and miller. In 1842 he moved to Michigan, and represented that State in Congress, from 1854 to 1859, entering the House as a Democrat, but disagreeing with the Democracy on the Territorial question, and joining the movement which led to the organization of the Republican party. From the period of Mr. Walbridge's resignation of his seat in Congress, to that of his death, he lived in retirement.
June 18.-COLLINS, Mrs. SARAH, a venerable lady of Westfield, N. J., died there, aged 102 years. She retained her intellectual and physical faculties until a short time previous to her decease.
June 19.-DOTY, JOSEPH M., a journalist, died at Jacksonville, Fla. He was born at Martinsburg, Lewis County, N. Y., in April, 1820, but passed his early life at Ogdensburg; graduated at Union College, studied law, and was admitted to the bar. In 1844 he was appointed postmaster of Ogdensburg, and retained that position several years, when he resigned. Having had some experience in journalism, he removed, in 1847, to Buffalo, where he became connected with the Courier. Subsequently he was editor of the Fernandina Courier, in Florida, and the latter part of his life devoted himself to horticultural pursuits. June 21.—TALCOTT, ENOCH B., died in Utica,
N. Y. He was born at Herkimer, N. Y., April 30, 1811; graduated at Union College, in 1836; studied law, and, on his admission to the bar, removed to Oswego, and entered upon the practice of his profession. In the years 1844-1848 he ably represented his senatorial district, then composed of the counties of Oneida, Oswego, Madison, Lewis, Jefferson, and Otsego, in the State Senate, which then, also, sat as a Court of Errors. In 1852 he was appointed collector of the port of Oswego, by President Pierce, and held that position for four years, discharging its duties with fidelity, and to entire satisfaction. He then resumed the practice of law. In the spring of 1866, Mr. Talcott removed to Utica, where he remained till his death.
June 22.-BRINSMADE, THOMAS C., M. D., an eminent physician of Troy, former President of the N. Y. State Medical Society, died suddenly at Troy, aged 65 years. He was VicePresident of the American Medical Society, President of the State Medical Society in 1867, and was one of the delegates to the Paris Scientific Congress in 1867. He was also President of the Board of Directors of the "Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute," and had for years taken a deep interest in its growth and success. As a physician, Dr. Brinsmade stood in the very front rank of his profession in the States.
June 22.-KIMBALL, HEBER C., one of the Mormon leaders, a member of the First Presidency, and next in authority to Brigham Young, died at Salt Lake City, aged 67 years. Of his early life little is known, till 1837, when he became a convert at Kirtland, Ohio, and was soon after sent with Orson Hyde, since assassinated, as a missionary to England for the new faith. On his return, a year afterward, he joined his fortunes with the Mormons in Ray County, Mo., and with that peculiar people bore persecutions and expulsions from that State and from Illinois, till the pilgrimage to Salt Lake inaugurated for the society comparative peace and decided prosperity. At this place he arrived in the autumn of 1846, and was made the head priest of the order of Melchisedek, with the religious title of Elder Kimball. From that time, till his death, he expounded Mormonism, inculcating, both by precept and by example, the peculiar views of that body.
June 26.-POE, ADAM, D. D., an eminent Methodist clergyman, died in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was born in Columbia County, Ohio, in 1804. His early years were spent upon his father's farm, and his education was obtained at the schools in the neighborhood, and under the direction of a Presbyterian clergyman, to whom he was greatly indebted for his literary tastes and the subsequent path of study which he followed. In 1827 he entered the ministry, and engaged heartily in the pioneer work, until, in 1835, he was made presiding elder. In 1852 he was elected assistant agent of the Western