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Railroad Company, but was compelled to re- was often called to serve on its most import sign by the unhealthiness of the climate. He ant committees. was an accomplished physician and surgeon, Dec. 22.—JONES, Rev. Joseph H., D. D., a and had already attained high rank in his pro- Presbyterian clergyman, died in Philadelphia, fession,
Pa., aged about 68 years. He graduated at Dec. 18.-ROBERTSON, ANTHONY L., Chief Harvard College and at the Princeton TheoloJustice of the Superior Court of New York, gical Seminary; was settled many years over died there, aged 60 years. He was born in the Presbyterian Church in Woodbury, N. J., New York City, June, 1808, and received his ed- and subsequently held a long and successful ucation at Columbia College, where he graduat- pastorate in New Brunswick, N. J., followed ed in 1825, with high honors. After a thorough by one of more than twenty years over the course of study he entered upon the practice of Sixth Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia. law, and became distinguished in his profession; This charge he resigned to take care of the was Assistant Vice-Chancellor for the First Judi- Fund for Disabled Ministers, a trust which he cial District of New York in 1846, Surrogate managed with great delicacy and fidelity. of the county of New York in 1848, and in Dec. 26.—GIBBs, Brevet Major-General Al1859 was elected a Judge of the Superior Court. FRED, U. S. A., á brave and gallant officer, After the expiration of his term of office in died at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. 1865, Judge Robertson was reëlected, and dur- born April 23, 1823, and in 1842 entered West ing the following year was chosen Chief Jus- Point, where he graduated in 1846. After tice by his associates. In 1867 he was one of graduating he was brevetted as second-lieutenthe delegates to the Constitutional Convention, ant, and assigned to the Mounted Rifles, with and took an active part in the proceedings of orders to join his regiment then engaged in the that body.
Mexican campaign. He served through the Dec. 20.—MITCHELL, S. Augustus, an author Mexican War with honor, and was twice breof school-books, etc.; died in Philadelphia, Pa. vetted for gallant conduct. After the Mexican He was a native of Connecticut, and for some War he served in California on the staff of Fears a popular teacher. The imperfection of General Persifer F. Smith, and, on the recall the geographical text-books in use led him to of that officer, was ordered to New Mexico on devote himself to the study of that science, frontier duty. Here he was taken prisoner on with a view to the preparation of better works, the breaking out of the late war, but was and his successive text-books, maps, and treat- subsequently exchanged. On coming North ises
, became standard authorities on the sub- he took command of the 130th New York, and ject. His school geographies had a larger cir- served under_Sheridan during the latter part culation than any others which were brought of the war. For gallant and distinguished serinto competition with them.
vices he was made brevet major-general of Dec. 20.-O'Reilly, Rev. WILLIAM, a Roman the regular army.
General Gibbs was an Catholic priest, and Vicar-General of the Dio- officer of the army of the United States for cese of Hartford, Conn., died at Newport, R. I., twenty-three years, twenty-two of which were in the 50th year of his age. He was born in spent in active service. Ireland, but came to the United States in 1839, Dec. 28.—Bishop, Dr. WILLIAM S., U. S. N., and was ordained a priest in 1844. He was Surgeon of the United States Naval Asylum, formerly settled at Rochester, where he suc- Philadelphia ; died there. He had been nearly ceeded his brother, the late Bishop O'Reilly, twenty-six years in active service, and in 1861 as pastor of St. Patrick's Church. He subse- retired with the rank of commander. quently removed to Buffalo, where he was Dec. 29.-CLARK, Mosly, a wagon-driver in made vicar-general, and continued to reside till the Revolutionary War; died in Richmond, 1855, when he was called to the diocese with Va., at the great age of 122 years. which he was connected at the time of his Dec. 30. — GREANER, WILLIAM, a tobacco death. He was also pastor
of St. Mary's Cath- manufacturer in Richmond, Va.; died there, olic Church at Newport, and founded St. Mary's aged 75 years. He was a native of Baltimore,
Md., and in 1812 enlisted as a volunteer solDec. 21.—Price, JOSEPH M., a banker of dier in the war with Great Britian. In 1815 New York City,' and author of "Interest he returned to his trade in Richmond, and Tables," and other works on exchange, died in during the late war his factory was used as a New York, aged 64 years. He was educated prison, under the name of "Castle Thunder.” as a practical surveyor, and in that capacity Dec. 30.-WASHBURNE, ICHABOD, a wealthy assisted in the original survey of the Erie and philanthropio manufacturer of WorcesRailroad. For some years he was an officer ter, Mass.; died there, aged about 70 years. of the New York Bank of Commerce, and sub- He was the founder and proprietor of the sequently, for fifteen years, President of the well-known “Washburne Iron-Wire Works,” Oriental Bank, an experience resulting in the and had accumulated great wealth in the production of his well-known “Interest Ta- manufacture of telegraphic and other kinds bles," and various stock and foreign exchange of wire. During life he was noted for his betables. He was a prominent member of the nevolence, and his large bequests to charitable New York Clearing-House Association, and objects constitute an enduring monument to
his memory. Among these are large sums for number of works into English, and was a conthe founding and endowment of hospitals; for tributor to “Le Siècle," and "Le Nain Jaune." the support of mission schools, and homes for He was a vigorous writer, an upright and steriaged women; $80,000 to the Worcester Coun- ly-principled man, and his extreme poverty ty Institute of Industrial Science; also bequests came from his honesty. to Missionary, Bible, and Tract Societies, and Jan. 8.-TATTAM, Venerable Hexer, D. D. $20,000 to the Bangor Theological Seminary. LL. D., F. R. S., Archdeacon of Bedford, rector
Dec. 31.—BYINGTON, Rev. Cyrus, a Congre- of Stanford Rivers, Essex, Eng., died there, aged gational clergyman, and for nearly forty-seven 72 years. He was educated at Trinity College years a missionary among the Choctaw In- Dublin, from which he received the degree of dians ; died at Belpre, Ohio. He was born in Doctor of Laws. In 1822 he was presented by Stockbridge, Mass., March 11, 1793; prose- Lord Eldon, then Lord Chancellor, to the reccuted his theological studies at Andover Semi- tory of St. Cuthbert's, Bedford, and in 1831 to nary, where he graduated in 1819; and, after the rectory of Great Woolstone, which tenbeing for some months in the employ of the efices he held until 1849, when he was pret Prudential Committee of the American Board sented the crown living of Stanford Rivers of Missions, was sent by them as a missionary In 1844 he was presented by the Bishop of to the Choctaws, then in the Southern States. Ely to the archdeaconry of Bedford, whieb He remained at the Eliot Station from 1821, he resigned in 1866. Dr. Tattam was a chattill the Choctaws, by the treaty of 1830, weré lain in ordinary to the Queen, and the author compelled to remove to the present Indian of several theological works in Coptic s. Territory, and accompanied them thither, and English, Coptio and Latin, and Coptie and remained at the new station, Stockbridge, till Arabic,'" Helps to Devotion," " A defence ei about 1866, when failing health compelled him the Church of England," and other works to relinquish his work, and he removed to Ohio. Besides his other missionary labors, Mr. Suffolk, died there, at the advanced age of 1
Jan. 9.—Morfer, Mrs., a widow of Claydon Byington prepared several religious books for years. She was for half a century midwife of the Indians and translated portions of the Bible the Barham Union, and retained her faculties into their language.
until a few months previous to her death. OBITUARIES, FOREIGN.—Jan. 2.—Doyle, Jorn, an eminent political caricaturist and hu- WILLIAM, G. O. B., an officer of the British
Jan. 20.—BROTHERTON, General Sir TROL morous painter and designer, died in London, Army, died near Esher, County of Surres, are aged 70 years. He was of Irish extraction, and, 83 years. He entered the army in 180); $errel having early evinced a taste for art, was placed in Égypt, Gerinany, and in the Peninsular War
, under the tuition of some of the best masters where he greatly distinguished himsel
, se in Dublin. IIe was particularly successful in won several medals. In 1830 he was appoint portraiture, though some of his delineations ed one of the aides to King William IV.; 2 of the horse exhibited great skill
. From 1829 subsequently was an inspector-general of to 1840 he aroused much interest in England alry at headquarters. He was made a general by his political
caricatures, and was known as in 1860, and was created a G. C. B. in 1861 “H. B." His likenesses were striking, and he was always less a caricaturist than a delineator
Jan. 20.-VINING, Mrs. Mary, an English as of characteristics. His Sir Robert Peel
, Disra- 70 years. She was the daughter of the farmer eli, Emperor Nicholas at Ascot races, his
Duke actor Tony Johannot, and commenced balik been equalled. His satirical specimens were applause at Drury Lane, Brighton Theatre, se also very successful, and never degenerated into at Covent Garden, where she was engaged do
In private life he was greatly esteemed.
three years at £9 a week. In November, Jan. 8.-REGNAULT, ELIAS, a French histo- at Covent Garden, and won great applause in
1833, she appeared in “Gustavus the Thin" during the temporary exile of his father, who spine caused her to retire from the stage a fer rian, died in Paris. He was born in England the celebrated German Pas. An injury to the was distinguished in the first French Revolu- years after. tion, and, like his father, was educated for the Jan. 22.-GREY, JOnn, an eminent English medical profession. He relinquished it, how- agriculturist and reformer, died at Lipsan! literary pursuits. His talents were such that and was educated at Richmond Grammar ever, and subsequently turned his attention to House, near the Tyne. He was born in IN he might have secured lucrative office, but he School. He entered public life at the early ple to relinquish or dissemble his political abolition of slavery. Ile accompanied Lon! was a republican, and too steadfast in princi- of seventeen, his first speech being upon the views, choosing rather to suffer poverty and Brougham in his celebrated antislavery tour humiliation than to swerve from his integrity. in Northumberland and Cumberland, and took He was the author of a “History of Eight an active part in the constitutional agitation Years," written as a continuation of M. Louis for Catholio Emancipation, in the great struga Blanc's pamphlet - The History of Ten Years," which preceded the Reform Bill of 187. He “ A History of Roumania;” translated a large was frequently urged to
but after the passage of the Reform Bill, hav- ing, for which his poet's eye for Nature (a ing been placed in charge of the northern es- characteristic feature, also, of his tales and tates of Greenwich Hospital, he ceased to take novels) especially qualified' him. He was 27 an active part in politics, although his sympa- years old before he published, in Witthauer's thies always remained with the Liberal party. “ Zeitschrift,” the firstlings of his muse, those A large portion of his life was devoted to the charming tales, " Feldblumen,” “Der Condor," study of agriculture, especially in relation to “Das Haidedor," and since then enjoyed an the improvement of the soil, breeding of stock, ever-rising popularity, not only in Austria, but and the practical application of modern science all over Germany. About 1840 Prince Metin all the departments of agriculture. The ternich appointed bim as tutor to his son amelioration of the condition of laborers, build- Richard, the present ambassador of Austria ing and endowment of schools, and every move- at the French court, and ten years later he ment tending to the intellectual growth of was named “Schulrath” (Superintendent of the laboring classes, called forth his most ear- Schools), and removed from Vienna to Linz, nest efforts, his motto being “The culture of the where he had lived ever since. His works mind must precede that of the land.” Mr. insure him a lasting name in German literaGrey was chairman of the Tyneside Agricul- ture. They comprise “Studien " (6 vols., col. tural Association, and a director of the Blythe lected tales); "Bunte Steine” (2 vols., collected and Tyne Railway.
tales); “Der Nachsomer” (a novel, in 3 vols.); Jan. 24.-Davy, John, M. D., F. R. S., In- and “Witiko” (likewise a novel, in 3 vols.). spector-General of Army Hospitals, an eminent Feb. 6.-HERAPATH, WILLIAM, an English physicist and author, died at Lesketh How, chemist and politician, died in Bristol, Eng., Ambleside. He was born in Penzance, in 1790, aged 72 years. He was a native of Bristol, and took his medical degree in Edinburgh'in 1814; while at work in his father's malthouse disentered the army as a surgeon, and after faith- played a decided taste for chemical study ful service rose to the position of inspector- which resulted in his becoming a proficient in general of army hospitals. He was a copious the science, and especially in the department writer, having written several volumes on gen- of toxicology. He was in frequent and almost eral subjects, besides a large number of papers constant demand in the examination of alleged ranging over the whole field of natural science, cases of poisoning, and his skill in making contributed to the “Philosophical Transac- analyses in this direction not only, but for the tions,"
" "Transactions of the Royal Society of benefit of agriculture, manufactures and the Edinburgh," "and the Royal Medico-Chirur- arts, rendered his life singularly useful. In gical Society." One of his most recent works 1828 he was elected Professor of Chemistry in consists of a series of "Lectures on Chemistry," the British Medical School. He was also one in which this science is regarded in its relations of the founders of the London Chemical Soto the atmosphere, the earth, the ocean, and ciety. During the Reform agitation of 1831, the art of agriculture. Mr. Davy was the au- as president of the Political Union, he did thor of a “ Life of Sir Humphrey Davy,” and much toward the suppression of the riots in editor of his collected works in nine volumes. Bristol. On the passing of the Municipal Re
Jan. 27.-— WHITE, Lieutenant-General Mr- form Act, Mr. Herapath became a member of LCHAEL, K. C. B., a distinguished cavalry officer the Town Council.
of the British Army, died in London. He was Feb. 7.—JONES, Admiral THEOBALD, an officer born at St. Michael's Mount, in 1791; educated of the British Navy, died in London. He was at Westminster School, and entered the army born in 1790, entered the navy in 1803, was in 1804. In 1809 he was in active field ser- made lieutenant in 1809, was employed in the vice on the banks of the Sutlej. He com- North Sea, and Channel
, and also in the Medmanded cavalry in the Afghan, Sutlej, and iterranean, where in 1810 he shared in a galPunjab campaigns, and, for his distinguished lant skirmish with the Toulon fleet. He was services in Afghanistan, was nominated a Com- promoted to be commander in 1814, and companion of the Order of the Bath; and for his manded the Cherokee, on the Leith station, bravery at Sobraon was appointed an aide-de- from 1819 until 1822, and subsequently was camp to the Queen. In 1862 he was made a second captain in the Prince Regent, at the Knight Commander of the Bath.
Nore. In 1865 he became an admiral on the Jan. 28.—STIFTER, Adalbert, a popular retired list. In politics he was a Conservative, norel-writer and landscape-painter, of Ger- and represented Londonderry in Parliament many, died at Linz, on the Danube. He was from 1830 to 1857. the son of a poor weaver, and was born Octo- Feb. 8.-HA-YA-TA-KEE, the chief of a ber 23, 1806, at Oberplan, in Southern Bohemia. Japanese troupe of performers, died in New With the assistance of friends who saw in him York City, of disease of the
heart. He was a evidences of great talent, he was enabled to man of considerable note in his own country, complete a course of philosophical and
philo- and near the close of 1867 came to the United logical studies at the Gymnasium of Krems- States with his family and a corps of performmunster and the University of Vienna; and ers, but did not meet with as much success as acquired at the same time, to no common he had expected. degree of perfection, the art of landscape-paint- Feb. 15.-Dawes, Rev. WILLIAM RUTTER, F.
R. S., F. R. A. S., an eminent English astrono- to attain power and office themselves, and his mer, 'died at Hopefield, Haddenham, aged 68 persistent refusal so irritated them that they years. He devoted his earlier years to the conspired for his assassination. close and careful study of astronomy, which Feb. 24.-HERAPATI, JOHN, an English anscience he enriched by many valuable observa- thor and publisher, died at Lewisham, ani tions and memoirs. In 1830 he established an 77 years. In early life he was associated with observatory at Ormskirk in Lancashire. In his cousin William Herapath in the mali bas1839 he took charge of the private observatory ness, and while the latter turned his attentica erected by Mr. Bishop in Regent's Park, since to chemistry, the subject of this sketch becand made famous by the discoveries emanating interested in mathematics. Having retica from it. In 1845 he erected a complete obser- from the business at Bristol, he, for a time, cio. vatory at Camden Lodge, which he shortly ducted a mathematical academy for the pres after removed to Wateringbury, near Maid- ration of pupils for the navy. On the formato stone. Here he made the important discovery of the Eastern Counties Railway Compaar, Le of the interior ring of the planet Saturn. Sub- became connected with the railway interest sequently he removed his instruments to Had- and in 1836 assumed the management of the denham, where he made observations till a Railway Magazine, of which, as a Werä short time previous to his death, some of which paper, under the title of Herapath's Rails have been of very great value in the advance- Journal, he was for upward of twenty years ment of astronomical science, especially his sole proprietor. He was the author of tre scrutinies of the disks of the planets, and meas- volumes entitled “Mathematical Physics," in urements of double stars. In 1851, in com- which the highest branches of mathematics as pany with others, he visited Sweden, to take applied to the investigation of physical science observations of the famous total solar eclipse Feb. 25.–OROWE, EYRE Evans, an Erzis of that year.
historian and journalist, died in London fra Feb. 19.--COMBE, Mrs. GEORGE, widow of the exhaustion caused by a surgical operativa the author of the “Constitution of Man," and He had been connected for many years pot daughter of Mrs. Siddons, died at Nice, France. with the London press, having first had an e She was a writer of great ability, and assisted gagement on the Morning Chronicle
, nor de her husband in collecting the materials for funct, and afterward on the Eraminer, and the his work upon the United States. She ac- Daily News. For some time he was princi companied him in all his travels for more than editor of the latter paper. He was regard twenty-five years.
as more thoroughly informed in Contineda Feb. 19.—DALY, Sir DOMINICK, Governor- affairs than any other English journalist. I General of South Australia, died at Adelaide. was very much respected outside of the jours! He was born in 1798. For nearly twenty-six istic profession, and maintained a correspot years he was acting Chief Secretary in Canada, ence with most of the more prominent par in 1851 was appointed Governor of the Island men on the Continent. He had resided m.) of Tobago, and in 1854 received the honor of of the time in Paris, of late years
, cole:knighthood, and was made Lieutenant-Govern- the materials for his able “History of Fra: or of Prince Edward's Island, which appoint- published about two years since, by. Long ment he held until 1859. In 1861 he became He had also published several other works Governor of South Australia.
less importance. His wife, Mrs. Catha:3: Feb. 20.—Baker, Dr. B. B., an eminent Crowe, authoress of the “Night-Side of : promoter of education in Malta and the Ionian ture" and several other popular works, surstics İsles, died at Malta, of apoplexy. He was for- him. merly director of the college at Corfu, and Feb. 25.–Gibson, Sir JAMES Brows, 13. Professor of English Literature in the Ionian K. C. B., Honorary Physician to the Quesa University. He was a member of the commis- and Director-General of the medical defision appointed to inquire into and report upon ment of the army, died at Rome, aged 63 the instruction given in the Lyceum and the He was a graduate of the University of Edsprimary schools of Malta and Gozo.
burgh; entered the service in 1826 as hus Feb. 22. —Flores
, General Venancio, Presi- pital assistant, and served in every grade to: dent of Uruguay, was assassinated in the in 1860, he became director-general, from whi: 3 streets of Montevideo. General Flores had post he retired in 1867. In 1855 he was been a prominent military officer in Uruguay, lected as the personal medical attendant of t. and in 1866 headed a revolution which over. Duke of Cambridge, and was appointed a 5. threw the government of Vidal, and became O. B. in 1865. provisional President of the republic until the Feb. 25.—SECRETAN, Rer. CHARLES FxDnext regular election, which was to have been ERICK, an Episcopal 'clergyman
and antk: held in February, 1868. On the 15th of Feb- died at Longdon, Worcestershire. He ruary, he resigned the presidency, and refused born December 5, 1820; educated at King's to be a candidate for å reëlection. His son, College, London, and Wadham College, et Colonel Fortunato Flores, and some other am- ford, where he graduated in 1842 with a bitious young men, attempted to compel him to highest honors, and in 1844 was ordained and accept the office again, in the hope of being able licensed to the curacy of St. Mary's Westnis
ster, where for seven years he worked inde- twenty years on the judicial bench, and his fafatigably in the courts and lanes of that crowd- miliarity with legal precedents induced Lord ed district. In 1852 he was presented to the Palmerston to call him to the House of Lords living of Holy Trinity, Vauxhall-road, holding in 1855. that position until the autumn of 1864. But Feb. ---FOURCAULT, Leon, a French physhis labors were beginning to tell upon his nat- icist, died in Paris. He was born in that city urally delicate constitution, and having been September 18, 1810, and was educated for the offered the vicarage of Longdon, with Castle profession of medicine, but subsequently turned Morton, he removed thither and continued his his attention to natural philosophy. In 1839 ministry there with his usual zeal until his the invention of Daguerre led him to make the death. He was the author of a “Memoir of theory of light a study, the result of his investhe Life and Times of Robert Nelson ” (1860), tigations appearing in a volume published in a brief "Memoir of Archbishop Leighton, 1845. In 1859 the invention of the gyroscope ** Tracts for the Christian Seasons,” and a vol- and the application of the pendulum to the ume of sermons.
ocular demonstration of the rotation of the • Feb. 25.—TOWNSEND, Rev. CHAUNCEY HARE, earth made his name famous throughout the in English scholar and author, died in London. civilized world. He next invented a method He was born in 1800, graduated at Trinity for making telescopes with silvered glass, an College, Cambridge, in 1821, and in 1828 ob achievement appreciated by all astronomers. ained the university prize for English verses, His last researches were directed to the deterhis subject being " Jerusalem.” He was the mination of the velocity of light. He was a lathor of “Sermons in Sonnets;” “The Three member of the Academy of Science. Gates ; " "Mesmerism Proved True," and Feb. —,-GEORGIA, ANNA PAULOWNA, CzaFacts in Mesmerism.” He was also one of rina of, born Countess of Koutaissof, died in he colleagues of Macaulay, Praed, and Moul- Moscow. She was a lady of great erudition rie in founding the Quarterly Magazine. and benevolence, and was an accomplished During his lifetime he had collected a large writer, and composer of many popular songs. number of valuable prints, which he bequeathed For some years previous to her death she had o the South Kensington Museum.
resided in Moscow, where she was greatly Feb. 25.—TURCK, LUDWIG, M. D., an eminent esteemed for her intelligence and genuine lustrian pathologist and medical professor, worth. ied at Vienna, aged 56 years. He was edu Feb.-.-GRAVIER, COUlvier, a French physated at the University of Vienna, and received icist, died in Paris. He was born at Rheims, is medical diploma in 1837. Soon after he February 26, 1802, and his early advantages of pas appointed one of the physicians of the Gen education were limited. While following the ral Hospital of Vienna and had a ward as- plough, he was led to observe the stars, and es igned to him of cases of diseases of the brain pecially was interested in the phenomena of nd nervous system. Devoting himself to this shooting-stars. In 1840, having removed to pecialty of his profession with great assiduity, Paris, he was introduced to Arago, to whom le published some years later the results of his he communicated his observations, and from avestigations on the minute anatomy of the whom he received great encouragement in his rain and nervous system, and at once became investigations. In 1850 he was appointed din authority on all questions of nervous pathol- rector of the meteorological observatory of qf. His studies on these subjects were con the palace of the Luxembourg. He believed inued with unabated ardor until his death, that shooting-stars revealed the changes of the nd for some years past he has been recog- weather, being meteors diverted from their ized as at the head of lis profession in the original course by prevailing winds in the athology and treatment of these very difficult higher regions of the atmosphere, and conseiseases. In 1857 he invented a method of ex- quently that their direction indicated currents mining the larynx, which has since become whose action would be felt in the lower reopular, and to him and Dr. Czermak con- gions of the air. M. Gravier contributed ointly is due the honor of founding the art largely to the Journal of the Academy of if laryngoscopy.
Science. Feb. 26.-WENSLEYDALE, Rt. Hon. JAMES March 2.-BENTINCK, the Baron von PAPKE, first Lord, an able English judge, died Netherlands minister to the court of St. James
, a London. He was born at Highfield, March and Chamberlain to his Majesty, King of the 2, 1782, graduated at Trinity College, Cam- Netherlands, died in London, aged 70 years. ridge, in 1803, as B. A., fifth wrangler and He was formerly secretary of legation at Coenior Chancellor's Medallist, and in 1804 was penhagen, Stockholm, Berlin, and Vienna ; lected to an open followship in that college. councillor of legation seven years in Lonn 1813 he was called to the bar at the Inner don; represented his country in Bavaria, Temple, and, after a lucrative practice of some Wurtemburg, Belgium, and the Hague. He lears, was raised to the bench, as prime judge, was a liberal patron of music, and a first-class and six years later to the Court of Exchequer, amateur performer. The baron was the recipibeing sworn at the same time a member of the ent of many honors, both in his own and other Privy Council. As Baron Parke, he served countries.