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Tuesday, brought together a mind, some faint image of eternal greater crowd than we have ever duration. The deep tones of the witnessed on a similar occasion. organ and the solemn chant of The great, and the rich, the poor, the choiristers seemed to the ex. and the lowly, assembled to pay cited feeling, not to belong to this the last tribute of respect to the world, but to be the welcome of memory of this good and illustri. good spirits, who had gone beous prelate. The chapel which has fore, and now solemnly saluted been so long cherished by his fos- him, who descended through the tering care, was crowded, at an tomb to the bar of eternal jus. early hour, and the multitude who tice, to receive the reward apassembled without, seemed rather portioned to a good and faithful to indicate that some great public servant. ceremony was to be performed, or According to the particular dis. some national calamity to be de position of every one, have we plored. The corpse of the venera- heard the venerable archbishop ble archbishop, which had laid in praised 'and lamented.-The exstate, since the preceding Sunday tent of his knowledge and the enwas now enclosed in the coffin, largement of his mind, fastened surmounted by his mitre and pas- upon the man of liberal science. toral crosier, and surrounded by The liberality of his character and those emblems which unite the his Christian charity endeared him fancy with the heart in solemn de- to his protestant brethren, with votion. After the celebration of whom he dwelt in brotherly love. high mass, the procession moved He was a patriot and loved his nathrough Saratoga and Franklin- tive land; nor should Americans streets, to the chapel of the French forget that his exertions and bene. seminary, which was designated as dictions, as a man and as a Chris. the place of interment.-We have tian prelate, were given to the never witnessed a funeral proces- cause and independence of his sion, where so many of eminent country. His manners were mild, respectability and standing among impressive and urbane. The varius followed the train of mourners. ous stores of knowledge came from -Distinctions of rank, of wealth, his lips with uncommon classical of religious opinion were laid aside, grace and richness, which he gainin the great testimony of respected from a perfect acquaintance to the memory of the man.-Be- with ancient languages and literaside the numerous crowd who fill- ture. His charities were only ed the streets, the windows were bounded by his means, and they thronged with spectators. The fu- fell around him like the dews of neral service for the dead was per- Heaven gentle and unseen. To formed at the chapel of the semi- those who stood not in need of the nary; and the mind already pene- comforts of life, he administered trated with“regret and deepest sor. the consolation of his counsel; and row, felt the effect of those religious the weight of his character and his ceremonies which performed in the reputation for erudition and pro.. same manner, and chaunted in the found good sense, gave an authosame language, and tone of voice rity to his advice, which the proudthrough succeeding ages, bring est scarcely dared to disregard. together the remotest periods of The veil of mourning which hid 1600 years, and present to the the tears of the afflicted, covered
many a heart not of his own parti-, he gradually sát like the sun in cular flock, which felt that it lost mellowed splendour.-Death, as if an inestimable friend.
fearfully, attacked him with slow The character of Archbishop and cautious approaches. The paCarroll seemed indeed to be filled ralysis, and consequent mortifica.
with wonderful care. Educated tion of the lower extremities were at St. Omers, he was early dis- complete, before his icy touch ven. ciplined in the exercises of the tured to chill the heart; and even mind, and deeply versed in classic until the last moment, the noble lore. Becoming at Liege attached faculties of the mind retained their to the society of Jesus, he acquir. pristine vigour. He inquired if a ed that spirit of action that pro- conveyance was prepared to take found knowledge of the human away his sister and weeping conheart--that admirable fitness for nexions; told them the scene was the affairs of the world, which for about to close, and requested them 200 years distinguished that or- to take rest and nourishment. He der, and spread its power to the gave them his benediction, turned remotest countries. When the glo- his head aside, and expired. His ries of the Jesuits were extinguish- countenance retained in death the ed with the society itself, he tra- benignant expression of life. His velled over Europe as the friend piety grew warmer as life closed, and instructor of an English no- and the glow of religious hope bleman.-Then he viewed the was elevated almost to enthusiasm. manners of different nations-saw « Sir,” he said to an eminent prothe courts of kings, and the meet- testant divine, who observed that ings of philosophers, and added his hopes were now fixed on anothe liberality of a true philoso-ther world: “Sir, my hofies have pher and the accomplishment of always been fixed on the cross of a gentleman, to the apostolic dig. Christ." Yet, humility tempered nity of his calling.–Temptation his confidence, and while a numedrew forth the purity of his vir- rous circle who surrounded his bed tues, and like Shadrach he walked of death, were transported with veerect in the flames. He early neration at the moral sublimity of marked the rise of the baleful his last moments, and his joyous meteor of French philosophy, and expectations of a speedy release, mourned when he saw the pes- he called to his friend and associ. tilence shook from its horrid ate to read for him the “ Miserere hair, invade his native land.-But mei Deus-Have mercy on me, O he gathered his spiritual children Lord"-Reversing the wish of under his wings, and protected Vespasian, he desired, were it them in security; and he was per practicable, to be placed on the mitted to live to see a different foor, that he might expire in the spirit prevail; to witness a great posture of deepest humility; as a revival of religion, and in the Christian martyr, and an humble abundant prosperity of his parti- supplicant to an interceding Sacular church, to reap the harvest viour. of the toil and labour of his life. How do the boasted glories of
When he was called to receive philosophy fade before the death the reward of his many virtues, of such a man-Socrates died with the excellence of bis character a cheerless and unknown futurity shone out with fresher lustre, as before him-Cato's indignant soul
spurned the yoke of imperial length killed in an adjacent town. Cæsar, and Seneca opened his Mr. Booth and his family, not conveins, and calmly discoursed of phi- sidering the circumstance to be losophy as life ebbed with the pur. alarming, neglected making use ple tide-but it was not theirs to of any means to prevent its dreadknow the hope of the Christian- ful effect, and on the 15th Dec. that hope which springs from a life he was attacked with the characof virtue and a pious soul, and teristic symptoms of the hydrowhich changes the tomb into the phobia. Medical aid was immedi. triumphal arch, through which ately resorted to, but to no pur. the pilgrim passes into joyful pose; the fatal disorder soon beeternity.
came visible to every spectator, by
the dread of every liquid; the sight Died, at his seat in Northumber- of which would produce the most land county, Virginia, Dec. 1816, excruciating spams. He took but WALTER Jones, Esq. aged 70 very little or no nourishment, al. years. He was by profession a phy- though he retained his senses unsician, and eminent in his profes-til the last; cautioning his friends sion; but is better known in his pub- and neighbours to keep at a prolic character; having served for per distance from him that he many years, witk high credit to might not do them injury. himself and his constituents, as a representative in the congress of
Philadelphia, Nov. 1816. the United States. He was a man Died, at his Botanical Garden, of sterling value. As a politician called Upsal, two and a half miles greatly respected, he was still from this city, Mr. BERNARD more valued and beloved as a man. M.Mahon, well known throughHis literary acquirements were of out the continent and among the the first order; and there are few botanists of the old world. Mr. men of the present age whose M.Mahon came to this city, from writings and conversation possesso Ireland, about twenty years since, ed more of that Attic salt which and from his previous experience distinguished the Popes and Addi. and industry, and great enthusiasm sons of the last century. His death in the profession to which he was is deeply regretted, no less by his bred, he has rendered very emiimmediate connexions, than by ment services to the United States, a large circle of friends and ac- (more, indeed, than all who had quaintances.
preceded him,) by applying the
principles of agricultural science Died, at Lempster, N. Hamp- io the varieties of the climates of shire, on the 17th December, this continent; pointing out the 1816, Mr. Joshua Booth, aged errors which had retarded imabout 55. His death was occasion-provement, he contributed to the ed by the bite of a cat about six comforts, and the most delightful weeks previous. The cat attacked of human recreations, planting the him when in bed, and wounded him shrub, and nursing the buds into in his face; he drove her from him, bloom, and teneril into vigour. His and she immediately left. the book of Gardening is a precious house-and, on her route, attack- treasure, and ought to occupy a ed a number of persons, some of place in every house in this counwhom she wounded, and was at try; its principles are eternal, and
its instruction fruitful of advan- at the advanced age of 100 years tage. His theory of planting, has and 3 months—her remains were removed the difficulties heretofore removed to Newbury, her native deemed insurmountable in the place, and interred with her anproduction of QuickSET hedges, cestors, at the bridge lane burying from the WHITE THORN; he urged, place. The deceased was greatthat he learned it from nature, grand-child to Mary Brown, the who scattering stone fruit on the first white child born in the ancient surface of the earth opens the stone town of Newbury. Her living deby the frost, and the earth to re- scendants are two children, 6 grandceive the kernal by the thaw-fol- children, 15 great-grand-cbildren, lowing this observation, he laid and 30 great-great-grand-children. his white thorn seed, or the dried She lived a widow upwards of 66 haw on the smooth surface of the years, and enjoyed her mental faground upon which he proposed to culties to the last—and her health plant, preparing the soil only to was continued to her to such a desuit the operations of nature. It gree that she was able to walk was his desire, while living, to be about the room till within a few useful; and it is in conformity with days of her death, when at length his usual mode of thinking, that worn out by age, she resigned her we think fit to notice, at the same protracted life to the hands of Him time that we notice his demise, who gave it, and “ was gathered in his practice in an invaluable branch to her fathers like a shock of corn of knowledge, which many may full, ripe." see on this occasion, who have not before heard of it.
Died, at the Creek Agency, on
the 6th June, 1816, Colonel BenDied, on the 31st Nov. 1816, al JAMIN HAWKINS, Agent for the Kennet, (10 miles from the bo- Indian affairs. He was one of those rough of Wilmington, Delaware,) revolutionary patriots who had CHRISTIANA WEBB, in the 94th spent in the service of his counyear of her age. She was the last try, to which no man was more of the 17 children, of Daniel and devoted, nearly, his whole life. At Jane Hoopes. Her father and an advanced age, and with a congrand father came from England, stitution greatly exhausted, he with William Penn, in the year continued to discharge with undi. 1682.
minished zeal the important and Of those 17 children, eleven perplexing duties of agent, as well averaged upwards of 80 years. The as commissioner for marking the aggregate ages of the whole was limits prescribed to the Creek na1036 years. Remarkable as these tion by the late treaty. With a circumstances are, they are, per- philanthropy worthy of all praise, haps, not more than that through he had relinquished the enjoyout this long period all of them ments of polished society, in had their dwellings, died and lie which he shone conspicuously, interred within twenty miles of the with the sanguine hope of civilast residence and burial place of lizing our savage neighbours. This their said ancestors.
was a favourite object, which for
years engrossed almost exclusiveDied, in Salem, N. H. Decem- iy his attention. Partial was his ber, 1816, Widow SARAH MORSE, success in effecting this purpose,
no other man perhaps could have an estate of $400,000.-Such was done as much towards it. His death his attachment to money, that he is a national loss. It will be no easy was never known to lend or credit matter to find a successor like a single dollar to any man. Upon him, in every respect qualified for the best mortgage or other sethat appointment. As a man of curity that could be given, he science, he occupied an elevated would not lend a cent. He never rank, and
may be numbered among invested one dollar in any of the the most enlightened of our coun- public funds; neither would he trymen.
keep the notes of any bank longer
than till he could get them Account of Mr. Baird, who died changed. He deposited his specie June, 1816. Mr. Baird was of Ger- in a large iron chest, until it would man extraction. His father left hold no more-He then provided him a valuable farm of 500 acres a strong iron hooped barrel, which in the vicinity of York, (Penn.) he also filled. After death his with some farming and household strong boxes, “ from whose bourne articles. He kept a tavern a num. no traveller had ever returned," ber of years, married a wife, and yielded $230,000 in gold and sil. raised four children. He accumu. lated an immense estate which he The cause of his death was as preserved so tenaciously, that he remarkable as the course of his afforded not a dollar for the educa- life. A gentleman from Virginia tion of his family. He was never offered him 12 dollars per bushel known to lay out one dollar in for 100 bushels of clover seed; but cash for any article he might be he would not sell it for less than in want of; he would do without 13 dollars, and they did not agree. it, or find some person who would | The seed was afterwards sent to barter with him for something he Philadelphia, where it sold for 87 could not sell for cash. He farmed per bushel, and brought in the largely and kept a large distillery, whole $550 less than the Virginiwhich he supplied entirely with an offered for it.-On receiving an his own grain. He kept a team for account of this sale, he walked the conveyance of his whiskey and through his farm, went to his disfour to Baltimore, which, when tillery, and gave various directions he could not sell for money at a to his people. He then went to price that would suit him, he bar. his waggon house and HANGED tered for necessaries for his family | HIMSELF. and tavern. In this way he amassed