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native of that State; educated a lawyer; and was deeply interested in the cause of edocawas a Representative in Congress from 1853 tion, and the prosperity of the public schools to 1855. He also served ten years in both of Alabama is in a great measure owing to branches of the State Legislature, and was his unwearied energies. He was President of Speaker from 1842 to 1845.
the first Public School Board organized in VoOct. 29.—MOVICKAR, Rev. JOHN, D. D., an bile, and held that position until in 1862 the eminent clergyman of the Episcopal Church, Board ejected him in consequence of his politiand late Professor in Columbia College, New cal sentiments. In 1865 he was restored by York City, died at his residence in Blooming- order of General Meade. During the war Wr. dale, in the 82d year of his age. He was a na- Horton was persecuted for his adherence to tive of New York State; graduated at Colum- the cause of the Union, but, after the riot in bia College in 1804, and in 1811 was ap- that city, he was appointed Mayor bs order pointed to the parish at Hyde Park, N. Y. of General Meade, and held that office until his In 1817 he was appointed Professor of Moral election as Probate Judge. Philosophy, Rhetoric, and Belles-Lettres, in Nov. 2.-ABBOTT, Amos, formerly M. C Columbia College, the duties of which position from Massachusetts, died in Andorer. He he discharged for many years. He was obliged, was born in Andover, September 10, 1786
, and on account of his health, to sever his connec- was educated at a district scheol, but spest tion with the college a few years since, and on most of his life as a trader and merchant. He retiring from active service was created Emeri- served three terms in the Massachusetts Lexis tus Professor. Dr. McVickar was the author lature, and from 1840 to 1842 was a member of several valuable works. Among these were: of the State Senate. From 1843 to 1849 le "A Domestic Narrative of the Life of Samuel represented his native State in Congress
, sertBard;" “Outlines of Political Economy;” ing on the Committee on the Militia and ca "Early Years;"
" "A Memoir of Bishop Ho- Manufactures. He was a member of the Haze
“ The Professional Years of Bishop during the trying period of the Mexican Wg. Hobart."
and, though opposed to the war, voted with Oct. 30.—GUNTHEP, OHRISTIAN GODFREY, an Mr. Winthrop for making the appropriatiots eminent merchant of New York City, died therefor. there, aged 73 years. He was the senior mem- Nov. 7.-WOPTENDYKE, JACOB R., & progi ber of the firm of “Gunther & Sons,” fur- nent lawyer of New Jersey, and formerly V. C. dealers, and was a man of integrity and worth. from that State, died at Jersey City. He as Oct. 30.-Pritchard, David, M. D., a prom- born at Chestnut Ridge, Bergen County
, N. inent physician of Norwalk, Conn., died there, November 27, 1818; graduated at Rutgers (ul aged 58 years. He was a native of Waterbury, lege in 1839; and was for several years teacher Conn., graduated at Yale College in the class of the classics and mathematics. In 1849 h of 1831, and afterward at the Yale Medical commenced the study of law, and was admitSchool, and entered upon the practice of his ted to the bar in 1852, commencing the preprofession in Madison. Subsequently he prac- tice of his profession in Jersey City. He ** tised in New Jersey, and in 1861 removed to elected a Representative in the Thirty-if) Norwalk. He was a skilful physician, and was Congress, from New Jersey, serving on to noted for his benevolence.
Committee on Public Expenditures. Oct. :-BLANCHARD, Joshua P., a re- Nov. 8.—Fales, Mrs. Almira L., a noble markable philanthropist, the eldest Apostle of lanthropist, of Washington, D. C., died in the Peace in the United States, died in Boston, city. She was a native of the State of her Mass., aged 86 years. He entered the service York, but in mature life removed to love of the cause of peace at an early period, under Her husband, Joseph T. Fales
, having received the lead of Dr. Worcester, and in connection an appointment as examiner in the Pated:with the eminent Dr. Channing. For more Office at Washington, she accompanied bis than fifty years he bore that cause continually and thenceforth made that city her hone. on his heart, and in many ways labored for its early as 1860, from her extended knowledge of advancement. For it he gave money, time, Southern feeling and action, she foresaward thought, and the products of a vigorous pen. predicted the struggle, and, much to the sur On the peace question he was one of the most prise of less discerning and incredulons friends radical ; but to the credit of his memory it began the collection and preparation of antimust be said that he was throughout consistent. cles for hospital use. When the war broka Having settled upon the principle that Chris- out, she entered, fully prepared, upon the de tianity not only discountenances but forbids all ties embraced in the care of sick and Found war, he accepted and advocated all the legiti- ed soldiers. At Pittsburg Landing, and a mate inferences to be drawn from it as binding other battle-fields of the West, Mrs. Files F upon the conscience.
busy in ministering to wounded and drinks! Oct. ----Horton, Gustavus, Probate Judge diers. Through the entire war she dercie! of Mobile, Ala., was killed at Huntsville, aged her energies to this department of philanther 53 years. He was a native of Massachusetts, py. Appreciating her efficiency and son but for nearly thirty years had been a citizen judgment, the Government placed an ama of Mobile, his business a cotton-broker. He lance at her command, and with this ladea with
stores she was unremitting in her visits in the which he had chosen. He had much natural
through the engravings and colored lithographs
practice of his profession in Louisville. graduated at the Pennsylvania Medical College, Nov. 11.- Wolf, Frederick, M. D., late Sur- entered upon his profession in his native vil? geon D. S. A., died at St. Louis, Mo. He began lage, but removed to Brooklyn in 1850, and behis military career on the
battle-fields of Italy, came quite prominent as a practitioner. For and was connected for eight years with the some years previous to his death he was a great Austrian service, where he won the reputation sufferer, and was unable to attend to his duties of an able physician. Being an excellent lin- as a physician. He was the author of several guist, he entered, after the battle of Bull Run, treatises on homeopathy, the best of which the Garibaldi Legion, served throughout the was “Bryant's Pocket Manual.” war, was once paroled, and became twice an Nov. 22.—Boynton, NEHEMIAH, a prominent
citizen of Chelsea, and Boston, Mass., died in No. 13.–Stowe, Rev. Phineas, pastor of Chelsea. He was born in the present town of the Boston Baptist Seamen's Bethel, died there, Rockport, near Gloucester, Mass., December
2, fized 56 years. He entered the ministry rather 1804. In 1825, he commenced business at St. late, and without the advantages of a collegiate George, Me., where, a few years later, he was education ; but he possessed considerable tal- elected a member of the Legislature. At the ent, and exercised great tact in the position age of thirty he removed to West Thomaston,
inmate of Libby Prison.
where he was in active business eleven years. part of his time after his return from Mexico In 1845 he commenced mercantile business in on his estate near Greenville, S. O. Boston, having his family residence in Chelsea, Noo. 24.–POLLARD, HENRY Rives, editor of where for more than twenty years he held the The Southern Opinion, was assassinated in love and respect of the community. In 1859 Richmond, Va., aged 35 years. He was the and 1860 he represented the first Suffolk dis- son of Major Richard Pollard, formerly an trict in the State Senate; and from 1862 to 1865 officer in the U. S. Navy, and was born in he was a member of Governor Andrew's Ex- Nelson County, Va., where he passed his early ecutive Council, for Suffolk County. In both life. He finished his education at the Virginia these positions he commended himself by sound Military Institute, whence he went to Wash. judgment and fidelity to the trusts committed ington. There he was employed for a time in to him. In 1853, when an important vacancy the Post-Office Department. When the war occurred in the Executive Committee of the broke out he was news editor of The BaltiAmerican Baptist Missionary Union, he was more Sun, but he immediately gave up that filelected to fill it, and, two years later, he was sition, and, removing to Richmond, became one chosen Treasurer, which position he held nine of the editors of The Examiner. Soon after years, giving to its duties gratuitously a large the close of the War, Mr. Pollard, in conteamount of time, thought, and personal ser- tion with Mr. Charles H. Wynne, established vice.
The Richmond Times newspaper, and remained Nov. 22.-IIall, David P., an eminent law- with it until the summer of that year, and then yer of New York City, died there. He was retired. In 1866 he revived The Eramine, born in Pomfret, Conn., July 15, 1798, and and controlled its editorial columns until some graduated with distinction at Harvard College time in 1867, when he disposed of it to Thom. in the class of 1820. For three successive years as H. Wynne, Esq. He next established The he gained the Bowdoin prize for English com- Southern Opinion, and was until his death is position. Removing to New York City, he stud- editor and proprietor. He died by the hand ied law under the late Mr. Wheaton, and was of a young man, by the name of Grant
, who admitted to the bar in 1824. At one time he felt himself aggrieved by an article in Mr. Polwas in partnership with his brother, the late lard's paper reflecting upon a member of his Jonathan Prescott Hall, and afterward prac- family. tised alone. In the old Court of Chancery Mr. Nov. 25.-ARNOLD, MAYEP, formerly an eniHall gained a high reputation, and his name in nent merchant of Philadelphia, died in that city, the courts of law was equally well known. He aged 83 years. He emigrated to this country practised much before the late Chancellors in 1805 from Wurtemburg, and at once enca Kent and Walworth and Vice-Chancellor Mc- in the wholesale dry-goods trade in PhiladeCoun, and was much esteemed by them, as well phia, retiring from active business in 1843 as by his brethren of the bar, as a master of After that time he confined his attention to chas equity jurisprudence.
itable objects, and was president or treasca Nov. 23.-THOMPSON, General WADDY, M. O. for a number of societies having for their os from South Carolina; died in Tallahassee, Fla. ject the amelioration of the condition of the He was born in Pickensville, Pendleton Dis- poor. He was one of the founders of the Mar trict, S. O., on the 8th of September, 1798, and, ufacturers' and Mechanics' Bank of Philadd having graduated at the South Corolina Col- phia, and held a high position in the Maste lege, studied law and was admitted to the bar fraternity, having become a Master in the in December, 1819. He rapidly rose to the order in 1812. head of his profession. In 1826 he was elect- Nov. 27.—ELLIOTT, Major Joel M., T. S. A. ed to the State Legislature, and served until was killed in a battle with the Cheyennes, so that body made him, in 1830, Solicitor of the Arrapahoes, on the Washita River, near Alice Western Circuit. During the Calhoun nullifi- lope Hills, Indian Territory. He was a brave cation excitement the Legislature made him and skilful officer. brigadier-general. In 1835 the Whigs of the Nov. 27.-NICHOLS, Professor Johx A., LL. I). third district elected him to Congress, and he of the College of New York, died at his redwas reëlected until 1841, serving in '1840 as dence, aged 47 years. He was well known as: Chairman of the Committee on Military Affairs. man of thorough scholarship and culture. I When Calhoun, who lived in his district, went 1852 he was chosen to the chair
of Experinter over to the Democratic party, all the Whig tal Philosophy, as the successor of General W. members from South Carolina, but General B. Franklin, and the same year was transcorre Thompson, followed his lead. În 1842 Presi- to that of Mixed Mathematics in the same it dent Tyler appointed him minister to Mexico, stitution. and, during his mission, he made two impor- Nov. 28.—PETTICOLAS, Dr. ARTHTP E., Su tant treaties, and secured the liberation of more perintendent of the Eastern Lunatic Aspinn, than two hundred Texan prisoners. On his Virginia, committed suicide at Williamsburg return, he wrote a book entitled “ Reminiscen- by leaping from a window. He was an emices of Mexico," which passed through several nent physician, and formerly professor in the editions. He was an extensive
and successful Medical College there. He had been partialis cotton planter in Florida, but spent the greater insane for some months.
Nov. 30.– Evans, Brigadier-General N. In 1864 he was on the Board for inspecting George, an officer in the Confederate service; hospitals in Michigan, and on special duty in died at Midway, Bullock County, Ala., where the Adjutant-General's office at Washington, he was teaching, aged about 40 years. He was D. C. He also served in various other ima native of South Carolina, and graduated at portant positions. He was promoted to be West Point in 1848, thirty-sixth in his class; brevet brigadier-general U. s. Volunteers, was appointed brevet second-lieutenant, 1st March 13, 1865, " for gallant and meritorious Dragoons, and employed mostly on frontier services during the rebellion,” and brevet service, in which he distinguished himself, and major-general, March 13, 1865, “for distinrose to be captain in the 2d Cavalry in 1856. guished services on the frontier while operatIle resigned in February, 1861, and was soon ing against hostile Indians.” after promoted to a command in the Confed- Dec. 3.-RIVERS, HENRY WHEATON, M. D., erate army, in which he served throughout the an eminent surgeon of Rhode Island, died at war, and subsequently engaged in teaching. Providence, R. I., aged 50 years. Having been
Nov. —-Hartz, Captain E. L., U. S. A., educated at the Harvard and Pennsylvania an able officer, died while on frontier duty at Medical Colleges, he commenced practice in Fort Reno, Dakota Territory, aged 34 years. Providence in 1839. In 1845 he published a He was born in Pottsville, Pa., graduated at very useful little book on “ Accidents and PoiWest Point in 1855, and served on the frontier sons.” At the breaking out of the war he was in Texas from that time until 1861, then on one of the first to volunteer, and remained in staff and quartermasters' positions until 1864, the service till after Lee's surrender. He was when he was dropped from the Army. In at various times detached as brigade surgeon 1866 he was reappointed captain of the 27th of the Third Brigade, Department of North Infantry, in which capacity he was serving at Carolina; surgeon to Third Division, Departthe period of his death.
ment of North Carolina; medical director of Nov. -:-Royce, STEPHEN, formerly Gov- the army for the defences of Harper's Ferry, ernor of Vermont; died in that State, aged 81 Virginia ; surgeon to headquarters, Army of years. He was for twenty-five years Chief the Potomac; surgeon to headquarters, DepartJustice of Vermont, and, from 1854 to 1856, ment of the Ohio; and medical inspector of Governor of that State.
Third Division, Ninth Army Corps. At the Dec. 3. — Henderson, Mrs. JANE, an aged close of the war he was brevetted lieutenantwidow, died at Brooklyn, L. I. She was born colonel for meritorious services. in Monmouth County, N. J., in 1768, and her Dec. 4.–OLMSTEAD, HAWLEY, LL. D., an memory of the battle of Monmouth, in which eminent teacher of Connecticut, died at New her father participated, was very distinct. In Haven, Conn., in the seventy-fifth year of his 1817 she removed to New York. Her mental age. He was a native of Wilton, Conn.; faculties were preserved until just before her graduated at Yale college in 1816, and entered death.
upon the work of instruction, first at the acadDec. 3.—McCPAE, JAMES MAIZE, a veteran emy in his native town, and later as rector of journalist of Washington, died in that city, in the Hopkins Grammar School at New Haven, his 86th year. The active portion of his life resigning his office in 1849, on account of illpas spent in literary pursuits. For some time health. He represented Wilton four times in he was editor of the New Orleans Tropic, at the State Legislature, and the second senatoone time a leading Whig journal in that city, rial district once. and at various periods subsequently was con- Dec. 4.–Parvin, Rev. Robert I., an Episnected, as contributor or correspondent, with copal clergyman, Secretary of the Evangelical leading papers in different parts of the country, Educational Society, was lost on the steamboat including the old Washington Union, the Na- United States, on the Ohio River, near Madison, tional Intelligencer, the New York Tribune, Ind., aged 45 years. He received his theoThe New York Times, and some of the promi- logical education at the Virginia Seminary, nent Western journals.
and entered upon the work of the ministry at Dec. 3.- MAYNADIER, Brevet Major-General Leroy, N. Y. Subsequently he was rector of HENRY E., U. S. A., died at Charleston, S. O., a church at Pittsfield and afterward at Chilaged 38 years. He was a native of Virginia; ton Hills, Pa. During the late war he acgraduated at West Point, July 1, 1851, as bre- cepted a general agency for the Christian Comvet second-lieutenant 1st Artillery; served on mission, whose organization he was largely ingarrison and frontier duty until 1857; accom- strumental in perfecting. On the organization panied the Utah Expedition in 1857–58; and of the Evangelical Education Society, he was from 1859 to 1861 was with the expedition appointed its first secretary, and it was while for survey and exploration of the Upper Mis- engaged in fulfilling an appointment in its besouri and Yellowstone Rivers. During the half that he met his death. war he participated in some most impor- Dec. 4.-Rising, Rev. FranKLIN S., an Epistant engagements—the bombardment of Island copal clergyman, Secretary of the American No. 10; attack on Fort Pillow ; naval action Church Missionary Society, was lost on the before Memphis; bombardment of Vicksburg, steamboat United States, on the Ohio River, Mississippi; battle of Fredericksburg, etc., etc. near Madison, Ind., aged 32 years. He
was a graduate of the Virginia Seminary, and become a citizen of Illinois
, he was elected spent the early years of his ministry at Vir- Secretary of State by the Democratic paris, ginia City, Nev., where he built up a parish and served until 1846. In 1850 he was elected of much power and strength. Failing in a representative in Congress from the Galena health, he became Financial Secretary of the district, and served one term, from 1851 to 1898; American Church Society, and was on a tour subsequently he was appointed by President of official duty when he met his death. He Pierco as Land Commissioner to California was a man of singular sweetness of temper and for the purpose of adjusting titles under the purity of character.
treaty with Mexico, in accordance with grants Dec. 4.-SMITH, Rev. JOSEPH, D. D., a Pres- made by the Mexican Government. He served byterian clergyman and educator, died in in the California Legislature, and was a sup Greenburg, Pa. He was born in Westmore- porter of the Governinent during the late Fa"
. land County, Pa., July 15, 1796, and was de- Dec. 12.-FLINT, HENRY M., a newspaper scended from a family of clergymen. He grad- correspondent of the New York World, over the uated at Jefferson College, Pa., in 1815; en- signature of “ Druid,” died at Camden, N. J. tered the Princeton Theological Seminary in He was the author of a “Life of Stephen 1. 1817; was licensed to preach in 1819, and was Douglas," a work entitled “Mexico under appointed a missionary for Culpepper, Madison, Maximilian," and "The History and Statistics and Orange Counties, Virginia. In 1822 hé of the Railroads of the United States," laiels entered upon pastoral duties and was also pre- published. vious to 1832 principal of an academy at Dec. 12.-SHEPARD, Rev. George C., D. D.. Staunton. About this period he removed to a Congregational clergyman and author, died in Frederick City, Md., where he had charge of Amherst, Mass., aged 66 years. the Presbyterian Church and a large acade- Dec. 13.- HUMPHREY, Mrs. Sophia, widot my. From thence he was called to a church in of the late Heman Humphrey, D. D., died at St. Clairsville, Ohio, which he relinquished Pittsfield, Mass., aged 83 years
. She was 3 that he might accept the presidency of Frank- sister of Rev. Noah Porter, D. D., of Farming lin College, at New Athens, Ohio. When the ton, Conn. Four of her sons were graduates subject of slavery began to interest the com- of Amherst College, of which institution bar munity, his conservative views led him to re- husband was president for twenty-two years sign his office, and, removing to his former Dec. 14.—Exos, DEWITT C., N. D., a promhome in Frederick City, Ma., he resumed the inent physician 'and medical professor
, o charge of the church, and was also president of Brooklyn, N. Y., died suddenly in that city, v the college just organized there. In 1847 he heart-disease. He had been visiting-supply accepted,
under the direction of the Domestic of the City Hospital for some years, and util Board of Missions, the office of General Agent a short time previous to his death was Pruien for the synods embracing Western Pennsyl- sor of Anatomy of the Long Island College vania, Northwestern Virginia, and Eastern IIospital. Ohio, a field involving great labor. Subse- Dec. 14.--PATTERSON, Rev. A. O., D. D. quently he held pastoral charges in Roundhill
, Presbyterian clergyman_and home missions Pa., and Greensburg: Pa. Dr. Smith was the died at Oxford, Ohio. He was born in Fareita author of a volume entitled "Old Redstone," County, Pa., July 1, 1794; graduated at Waste “ being Historical Sketches of Western Presby- ington College, Pa., and at Princeton Therion terianism, its Early Ministers, its Perilous gical Seminary, and was licensed to preach is Times, and its First Records," of which he had 1820. His labors were varied and his pastor just completed in manuscript a new edition ates numerous. First as a missionary, he jour previous to his death.
neyed from Pittsburg, through Steubenvile Dec. 6.-GOULD, George, an eminent jurist, Wheeling, Marietta, Oxford, Hamilton, Zales formerly Judge of the Supreme Court of the ville, Cleveland, and intermediate pouzte State of New York, died at Troy, N. Y., aged preaching the Gospel. For the next fourteen about 59 years. He graduated at Yale College, years he was pastor at Mount Pleasant som and soon after went to Troy, and entered upon Sewickly, Pa., when, after much persuasion.de the study of law. Having thoroughly quali- engaged in home missionary work, only to find fied himself, be entered upon the practice of turn to the pastorate, laboring successives his profession in that city with marked success. Beavertown, Pa., New Lisbon and Beibeh În 1852 he was chosen Mayor of Troy, and in Ohio, West Newton, Pa., and since 1984.jp 1856 was elected Judge of the Supreme Court. Oxford, Ohio. The record of his labors in all Upon the conclusion of his term in 1863, he these places, and also in connection with the resumed the practice of the law. As a lawyer, Board of Missions, gives full proof of his em he was thoroughly master of his profession, nent usefulness and efficiency. and as a judge, dignified, prompt in decision, Dec. 16.—CUMMINGS, ISAAC, M.D., an exi candid, and impartial. Dec. 7.—CAMPBELL, Thompson, a prominent the effect of an orerdose of morphine, aged, so
nent physician of New York City, died from politician of Illinois and California; died there. years. He had been resident physician of the Ile was a native of Pennsylvania, and was ed- Demilt Dispensary for several years
, and what ucated for the law. In 1813, having previously for six months the surgeon of the Pataas