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"Redemptioners," who were constantly run-
ning away. Two escaped at one time ard
were advertised in the Philadelphia papers.

5. Among the earliest settlers in Donegal
was John Kelley (1730), who located the
farm adjoining Colonel Alexander Lowrey's
on the west He left a son, William Kelley,
who was sheriff of Lancaster county in 1777
and 1778. He was a justice of the peace.
He married a daughter of James Anderson,
sou of Rev. James A. I have no doubt but
the William Kelley, who married Miss Scott,
belonged to this family, and also the Kelleys
of Derry township.



THE LARUE FAMILY.



1. Johan George' Larue, a native of
Switzerland, emigrated to America about
1740, and located in Lancaster county,
Penn'a. He left among other children :

2. i. Jonas, b. August 4, 1709, m. Bar-
bara .

ii. George; d. January, 1770, and left
Isaac, Barbara, Elizabeth and Margaret.

Hi. Isaac; d. prior to 1770, leaving a son
Henry.



iv. Henry.

v. Peter; d. prior to 1762; his wife Eliza-
beth subsequently married John Shertz.
They had John, George and Catharine, who
were under fourteen in 1768.

II. Jonas Larue (John-George) b. August
4, 1709, in Switzerland; d. January 1, 1760,
in Paxtang township, Lancaster now

Dauphin county; his wife, Barbara ,

d. Nov. 4, 1785. They had issue:

*. Henry; b. Sept 24, 1739; d. February
15, 1778.

ii. Catharina; b. December 31, 1740; m.
John Busart; removed to Hamilton town-
ship, Franklin county, Penn'a.

Hi. Francis; b. March 2, 1744; d. Feb-
ruary 18, 1795; unm.

3. iv. Anna Maria; [Mary] b. Jan. 10,
1747; m. John Metzger.

4. v. George; b. December 15, 1748; nu
Anna Maria Forshner.

vi. Elizabeth; b. Feb. 19, 1754; m. Rev.
Frederick Illing, of Caernaervon township,.
Lancaster county, Pa.

5. vii. Margaretta; b. October 13, 1757;
m. Henry BoaL of Northumberland county,
Penn'a.

IIL Anna Maria [Mary] Larue (Jonas,
Johan-George), b. January 10, 1747; d. Nov.
20, 1826, at Middletown, Penn'a. ; m. John
Metzgar, b. June 24, 1740; d. April 24,
1826, at Middletown, and with his wife
buried in the Lutheran church grave-yard.
They had issue (surname Metzgar) :

i. John, b. September 13, 1766; d. May
10, 1820.

ii. Elizabeth, b. October 14, 1767.

Hi. Anna Maria, b. September 20, 1768;
d. June 11, 1769.

iv. John-George, b. October 8, 1769.

v. Daniel, b. October 30, 1770; d. August
28, 1807.

vi. Ludwig, b. March 21, 1772; d. August
3, 1773.

vii. Anna Maria, b. November 19, 1773;
d. April 19, 1850; m. Dr. Charles Fisher, b.
September 8, 1766; d. May 8, 1808.

viii. Jonas, b. September 29, 1775.

ix. Catharina, tx May 22, 1777; d. De-
cember 4, 1849; m. Jacob Shertz, b. Feb-
ruary 20, 1772; d. May 27, 1831.

x. Jacob, U March 20, 1779; d OcL 31,
1817.

xi. Behecca, b. Dec 25, 1781.

xii. Charlotta, b. June 18, 1784.

xiii. Lydia, b. June 16, 1786.

xiv. Joseph, b* Dec. 23, 1789; d. in Harris-



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burg in 1854; the father of Larue Metzgar,
Esq. , of this city.

IV. George Larue (Jonas, Johan-
George), b. December 15, 1748; d. April 11,
1806; m. March 27, 1778, Anna Maria
Forshner, b. May 16, 1757, in Switzer-
land; arrived at Philadelphia October 17,
3772; d. September 5. 1789. They had issue:

t. Anna; b. September 11, 1779; m., 1st,

• George F. Varnick ; 2dly, John Lemer.

ii. Barbara- Elizabeth; b. April 23, 1782;
.m. Robert M. Dickey.

Hi. Anna Maria; b. June 29, 1784.
<u>. Anna Catharine; b. July 5, 1789; d.

• October 27, 1806, near Harrisburg.

V. Maroaretta Larue (Jonas, Johan-

George) b. October 13, 1757; d. ; m.

Henry Boal; b. , d. 1792 in Lower

rPaxtang township. They had issue:

t. Michael; in. Anna .

m. CaViarine; m. Daniel Warrior.

Hi. Margaret; m. Michael Wolf, b. 1765;
d. November 25, 1847.

iv. John; d. 1819; m. Elizabeth ;

.-removed to Chilli squaque, Northumberland

• county, Penn'a, where they died. They had
Elizabeth, m. Matthew Laird; Mary, m.
John Reznor; Sophia, m. Samuel Woods;
Margaret ; and Nancy m. J. Foster Wilson,

• of Hartletou.

v. Henry; m. Rebecca ; removed

to West Buffalo, Northumberland county,
Penn'a.

m. Madaline [Mary]; m. Michael Gross,

• of Middl^town.

mi. Anna; m. Daniel Snyder; removed
.to Botetourt county, Virginia.

'Viii. Elizabeth; m. Peter Snyder, of Wash-
ington county, Tennessee.

ix. Veronica [Frany]; m. Michael Kis-
singer.

x. John.

xi. Christiana.



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CXCI.



Neville-O'Bannon {N. and Q. exit). —
After months of unceasing labor I am en-
abled to inform you that I have found and
placed the Nancy Neville who married Capt.
William O'Bannon. She was the daughter
of Gen. Joseph Neville, who was a brother
of Gen. John Neville, and son of Richard
-Neville and Anne Burroughs. I obtained



this from the grandson of Nancy Neville and
William O'Bannon, who is living to-day,
Mr. Bryant O'Bannon Utterbach, The
Plains, Fauquier ceuity, Virginia, who says
there were three sons of Richard and Anne,
viz : John, Joseph and Presley. P. c.

Louisville, Ky.



Navigation op the {Susquehanna.—
On the 22d of April, 1791, by Proclamation,
Gov. Mifflin, was empowered to contract for
the "Improving the navigation of the river
Susquehanna feom Wright's Ferry to the
Swatara, from the Swatara to the Juniata,
from the Juniata to the West Branch, and
thence to Starucca at the Great Bend.
On the 5th of May following,
Timothy Matlack, John Adlum and James
Brindley, esquires, were authorized by the
Governor to make a full and accurate sur-
vey of the Susquehanna from Wright's Ferry
to the Swatara inclusive, and the same with
proper maps and remarks to return to the
Governor as soon as may be. On the da}
following, 6th May, Samuel Maclay was
commissioned one of the Commissioners for
exploring the western waters of the State,
under an apointment from the late Supreme
Executive Council. Subsequently, Timothy
Matlack and John Adlum were appointed his
colleagues. A very interesting diary of this
commission was recently published by Mr.
Meginness in his "Historical Journal."



INTERESTING NOTES



From the Records of the .Land Department.



I.

[W., for warrant; a., acres; CO., county;
ticp., township; int., interest; q. r. t quit
rent; d., died; m., married.]

James Aston, w. for 250 a. in Armstrong
Valley, in Upper Pax tang twp., Sept 29,
1773. On the 24th Nov., 1773, w. for 300
a. "on the south side of Peter's mountain,
including both sides of Clark's creek."

Henry Hoffman, d. intestate, leaving chil-
dren as follows:

i. Tost.

ii. Adam.



Hi. George.

iv. Anna~Mai*y.

v. Elizabeth; m. Henry Strock.

vi. CaViarine; m. Melchior Laudermilch.
The date of their w. in right of their father
was March 16, 1772.



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John Ay ere, w. for 50 a. ' *at the foot of
Peter's mountain on the south side" in
Upper Paxtang township, August 24, 1784.

John Lowrey, Feb. 7, 1737, took up 200 a.
-of land 'in Paxtang, sold to his son-in-law
James Pollock, but dyed before he executed
any assignment" Elizabeth Lowrey, widow,
bv deed poll, Feb. 25, 1746-7. James
Pollock by deed poll, May 20, 1757.

Simon Girty, "land on the south side of
Muddy run." This was the Indian trader-
date 1737.

Thomas Doyle, w. for "400 a. lying on
the Tuskerora Path," Noy. 29, 1737.

Joseph Dixon, w. for "400 a. of land
«cituate on a Branch of Marsh creek, on the
xoad leading from Paxtang to Monocasy."
January 13, 1737.

Henry Bull, w. for 300 a. "at head springs
of Stoney (als. Clerk's creek) about 15 or 20
miles from the River in & near the Third
ML from the head spring afo'd, including
the main stream." [1784.]

Robert Buchanan, w. for 300 a. "situate
near the Pidgeon Hills on Cartridge's Path,
on the west side of Sasquahanna River,"
May 31, 1746.

Peter Chartier, "upon an agreement now
ma4e," w. for 600 a. "of land including his
Plantation within our Manor of Paxtang on
the west side of Sasquahannah river," May
5, 1739.

Robert Chambers, w. for 250 a. "on one
of the head branches of Coneilogwenet creek, "
Feb. 15, 1737.

Benjamin Chambers, w. for 500 a. "at
if ailing spring on both sides Conegochege, "
Feb. 15, 1737.

John Blair, w. for 200 a. "on the south
-side of Swahatawro creek, and adjoining to
Samuel Reed, John Hogens & Thomas
Clark," Nov. 16, 1736.

Tristram Riddle, w. for 200 a. in Hanover
twp., Lancaster Co., May 9, 1747. He d.
intestate, unmarried. His father, James
Riddle, deeded same to Joseph Allen, who
married his daughter Jane Riddle.

Robert Armstrong, w. for 100 a. in Pax-
tang, Lancaster co., adjoining "the planta-
tion of Simon Girtee," where his brother,
Alexander, resided, August 13, 1757. In
1755, his improvements were destroyed by the
Indians. The Provincial authorities . * 'erected
a fort ou the said tract, called Fort Halifax. "

Robert Armstrong, w. for 150 a. "on the
east side of New England Run, in Upper
Paxtang twp., Lancaster co.," June 30, 1773.



SCOTT FAMILY OF DONEGAL..



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Major Abraham Soott, son of William
Scott first named, was one of the most ardent
patriots in the Revolutionary war. He was
an active member of Donegal church, and
took a prominent part in political and civil
affairs. In 1777 he was Captain in Colonel
Alexander Lowrey's Battalion, and partici-
pated in the battle of Brandywine, Septem-
ber, 1777. He was also at the battle ot
Germantown, and in the "Jersey" campaign.
He held the same rank until the year 1783,
when he was promoted to Major in Colonel
Jacob Cook's Battalion. He was a member
of the State Legislature from 1781 to 1785.
On the 5th day of May, 1786, he and his wife
Sarah sold their farm in Mount Joy town-
ship to Michael Reitter,of Cocalico township,
for two thousand pounds, Pennsylvania cur •
rency. As his name does not appear upon
any of the records in Lancaster county after
the date of the sale of his farm, it is pre-
sumed in that year he removed to the West
Branch, where he purchased an island from
Mungo Reed, and where he died in the year
1798.

In Rev. Colin McFarquhar's "Catechis-
ing Roll of ye members of the congregation
of Donegal," taken down in November 1776
and continued to the date of his removal,
Major Scott's family consisted of
Captain Abraham Scott (communicant), Mrs.
Scott, jr. (communicant), wife of Abraham.
Mrs. Scott, sr. (who died the year before her
son, Major Scott, sold his farm. In her ad-
vanced years she made her home with this
son).

1. {Mary (PoUy) Scott, who married Gen-
eral William Wilson, of Chillisquaque Mills.
Fithian in his journal, when visiting the
family of Colonel Samuel Hunter, at Fort
Augusta, in 1775, speaks of Polly Scott
as the beautiful niece of Mrs. Hunter.
She was on a visit to Colonel Hunter's,
where General Wilson first met her, and
whom he afterwards married. She was the
grandmother of Mrs. John B. Linn (6), of
Bellefonte, Pa. Captain Wilson was pro-
moted from captain in First Pennsylvania to
lieutenant colonel of the Northumberland
County Battalion, succeeding Colonel Sam-
uel Hunter. He was appointed brigadier
general of militia, selected by General
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Provisional Army. He died while occupying
the position of Associate Judge of North-
umberland county in 1813. One of his
daughters married General James Potter, of
Penn's Valley. Hon. John Blair Linn de-
livered an address on the 4th day of July,
1887, one of the most pleasing features of
that occasion being the prodnction by him of
the Flag of the Royal Grenadiers, captured at
the battle of Monmouth, N. J., by Captain
Wilson.

2. Samuel Scott was the only son of Major
Abraham Scott He married his first cousin,
Mary Hunter, daughter of Colonel Samuel
Hunter, and their children were:

i. Samuel Hunter.

ii. Sarah.

Hi. Susanna.

He resided on his father's farm on the
West Branch, now known as the Cake farm.
He was accidently drowned.

3. Susanna Scott, a child. She subse-
quently m. Mr. Rose, whose daughter Isa-
bella married Hon. Robert C. Grier, late
Justice of the United States Supreme Court

4. Sarah Scott, (an infant)

Mr. McFarquhar (8) in the earlier parts fo
his records invariably spelled Scott with one
"t" He finally wrote the name of all the
Scotts as we now have them. His Roll in a
historical point of view, is a very interesting
subject, being an accurate record of events
which came under his personal supervision.

Major Abraham Scott married Sarah
McQueen, daughter of Captain John Mc-
Queen, who commanded a company of
volunteers in 1748, and who resided in
Derry township at Donewago creek, adjoin-
ing lands of Captain Thomas Harris, and
John Harris, near the Hummelstown roads.
He married Miss Candour, daughter of
Josiah and Rose Condour, who alss resided
in Derry township.

Note*.

6. John B. Linn, Esq., is one of the most
prominent historical writers in the State.
His "Annals of Buffaloe Valley" is a very
valuable contribution in that field. Every
Pennsylvanian who loves and cherishes the
memory of the Pioneer settlers of the State,
should procure this hand book and keep it
for reference. The reader of Notes and
Queries may have recognized from time to
time his handy pen.

7. Within a radius of a few miles from
the residence of Major Abraham Scctt a



large n amber of his relatives and Scotch-
Irish friends became officers of more or less-
prominence in the Revolutionary war.

The following names appear upon the roll
of the Second Battalion of militia, com-
manded by Colonel Alexander Lowrey, who-
was the 6euior officer and had command of
the militia at the battle of Brandy wine:

Colonel, Alexander Lowrey.

Lt Colonel, Jacob Cook.

This officer resided in Derry township,
along the road leading from Thomas Harris'
mill on Conewago, to "Pine ford." He
owned several large tracts of land in Done-
gal, and along the Conewago creek, in Mount
Joy and Derry townships. He died Novem-
ber 12, 1789.

Quartermaster, John Tamison,who resided
near Elizabethtown, and owned land adjoin-
inff Mt Vernon Furnace.

Major, John Robinson, of Derry.

Quartermaster Sergeant, David Jamison,
of Elizabethtown.

Captains — Robert McKee, Thomas Rob-
inson, Derry. David McQueen, at Cane-
wago, married a granddaughter of Rev.
James Anderson. Robert Craig, resided
along Conoy creek, a few miles below Eliza-
bethtown. He married a Miss Whitehill, of
Salisbury. This family moved west after
the Revolutionary war. Andrew Boggs re-
sided on farm adjoining the present town of
Bainbridge on the west Abraham Scott,
Mt, Joy. Hugh Pedan, resided at Big
Chickies, where the old Paxtang road crossed.

First Jjieutenants. — James Scott, Robert
Robinson, William Wilson, Robert Mc-
Queen, John Cook, George Redsecker,
kept "Black Horse" Tavern in Elizabeth-
town ; Michael Peters, Patrick Hay.

Second Lieutenants. — Hugh Hall, James
Miller, James Cook, Matthew Hay,Zackariah.
Moore, resided at Donegal church; hia
land is owned by Graybill ; Robert Jamison,
John Bishop, Benjamin Mills.

Ensigns. — James Caruthers, Robert
Boal, James Wilson, James Hay,
Walter Bell (Maytown); William My-
ers, Abraham Scott, Jr. ; Arthur Hay.

Lieut Colonel, Jacob Cook, commanding
the 4th Battalion, 1783.

Adjutant Michael Peters.

Quarter Master, Timothy Conner.

Captains. — James Anderson, Jr., John
Bishop, George Gantz, David McQueen, Rob-
ert McKee, James Cook, Patrick Hay,
Thomas Robinson.



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Lieutenants— John Emmitt, William Scott,
Philip Arnold, Matthew Hay, James Laird,
John Mercer, Benjamin Mills, Andrew
Shell.

Ermffns—J&col Shire, Conrad Shire, John
Gerhart, Thomas Logan, Josiah Candoui,
Joseph Galbraith, James Sterrett, James
Miller.

It will be seen that many of the officers in
Colonel Cook's Battalion were transferred
from Colonel Lowrey's Battalion. Colonel
Bartram Galbraith raised a Battalion of
militia in 1776, composed of persons in
Donegal and Deny townships. I have not a
copy of his roll and must omit his list. (See
Penn'a Archive*, 2d $er, XIII.)

8. Key. Colin McFarquhar's Catechising
Boll is a very interesting one, and is well
worth preserving. It embraces several hun-
dred persons who belonged to heads of fam-
ilies who were members of Donegal church.
I published the list in a local paper some
years ago, but that was not the best medium
to preserve the record. This roll was made
fifty years after the organization of Donegal
and at a time after many of the old members
had travelled over the "Wilderness Road,"
through the valleys of Virginia and across
the mountains, to establish new settlements,
and yet the roll contained the names of sev-
eral hundred persons. Samuel Lyle, of
Donegal, the writer, and perhaps one other
family are the only descendants of the old
members who are now living in the neigh-
borboood. Samuel Evans.

Columbia, Pa.



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CXCIL



The Adams County Historical So-
ciety are going to work in earnest And
why should they not — with such men as Mc-
Fherson, Demarest* McConaughy, Stahle,
Sheely and others, who have done yeoman
service in other fields of literary labor.
The Society should have been organized
twenty years ago, but it is not
too late to glean the harvest fields of history
in that locality. Apart from its location of
the decisive battle-field of the great civil
conflict, Adams county has a history rich in
material, which has never been developed,
and they who are looking to this end are de-



serving of all praise. A hundred years-
hence those who come after them will bless*
their memory.



INTERESTING NOTES
From the Records of the Land Departmeat*.



II.



George Basehair, w. for 150 a. "adjoining:
Christopher Stump, in Swetawra twp.,"
Lancaster co., August 30, 1738.

Benjamin Brightbeel, w. for 100 a. "ad-
joyning land of Richard Hart, on Swatuv-
tawro," June 25, 1741.

JohnPenn, by w. dated Feb. 23, 1765,.
granted the use of 20 acres of land in the-
twp. of Lebanon, co. of Lancaster, to Philip-
Boyer, Matthias Steyer and Daniel Engst»
"in trust for erecting thereon a School and.
Master's House for the public use of the
Inhabitants of the said Township. "

Andrew Berryhill settled in Paxtang in*
1756, built a house and other improvements.

William Brown in 1765 took out a w. for
a tract of land 'Including the improvement
he bought of his brother Matthew Brown."

Thomas Harris took up a tract of land "at
foot of Peter's Mountain" in 1765.

Alexander Kennedy and John Kennedy,
brothers, took, up adjoining tracts of land,
"at foot of Peter's Mountain," in 1765.

Barefoot Branson resided in 1765, on the
north side of Peter's Mountain.

Abraham Deene, w. for 200 a. of land
4 'situate on a north branch of Marsh creek,
next the "Indian Town," October 6, 1738.

Hans Peter Enders, w. for 300 a. in*
Earle township,. Lancaster county, Feb 21,
1737.

John Eyster, w. for 50 a. "adjoining:
Martin Miller r on a- Branch of Codorus, over
Sasquahanna River," May 12, 1748.

Hugh Hall, of Derry twp., Lancaster co.,
d. prior to February 1748-9, leaving a son*
William.

David Foster, "on Connewaga creek, " left,
a son John Foster.

"Goshen Hill in Heidelberg twp."

"01dTown,in Wiokanisko Valley."

"Indian Path in Paxtang twp., Lancaster
Co."

John Henry Geiger settled in Earle twp.,.
Lancaster co., prior to 1737.

George Gordon took np 140 a. in Antrim*
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West Bide of Sasqnahanna River," Feb. 28,
1743-4.

Joseph Heald of Chester co. took up 400

m a. of land on the west side of Sasqnahanna,

' "at an annual q. r. of 2 shillings" Nov. 1,

1735. By will be dovised 200 a. to his

•daughters;

i. Elizabeth.

ii. Phoebe.

Hi. Martha.

iv. Mary.
and 200 a. to his son John. John Heald by
deed Oct 8, 1 740, 200 a. to James Frazier.
James Frazter, 10th June, 1741, to Erancis
Fincher. Francis Fincher, 21st Sept, 1742,
to William Craig. William Craig, 14th
Nov. 1754, to John Rankin. John Rankin
d. intestate; his widow, Ann, intermarried
with Abrara Noblet, who sold to James Todd.

"On Deer Lick Run, to include a Deer
Lick & three streams of water emptying into
Powel's creek about 4 miles from Sasqna-
hanna," June 23, 1774.

Andrew Scott, of Paxtang, w. for land in
Paxtang Jan. 6, 1 737. His brother Joseph
willed to John Scott, son of Andrew, prior
to 1758.

Jacob Grove, Benjamin Boyd, and others,
"on the Cranberry Swamp" in Londonderry
twp., Lancaster co., in 1776.



THE LEGISLATURE OF 1888-9.



The Paaoai Ame R«yall'« Description.



[Early in January, 1829, the notorious
Anne Royall again stopped at Harrisburg on
her return trip from Western Pennsylvania.
Her account recalls to mind many of the men
who were at one time prominent and influen-
tial in the State and we are sure the readers
•of Notes and Queries will be entertained by
this once dreaded woman's description.]

I stopped at Mr. Buehler's, and was waited
*on that evening by a number of the members
— %also by my old friend Gen. Swift. This
.being Saturday, I was invited to go to church
the next day ; a carriage and escort was at
ray service, after the arrangements, to which
I consented, and the gentlemen withdrew.

Next morning Gen. Ogle, the old 76, at-
tended with a barouch and five or six outrid-
ers, and thus honored, I was led to the front
pew, which had been reserved for the pur-
pose. Next day 1 was escorted to the Sen-
ate, where I found matter enough for my
pen.



The first thing T did, was to select those
members who voted for chartering the 9un«
dap School Union* These were pointed out
to me by a friend ; and I candidly believe
they sincerely repent of the infamous trans-
action. The Speaker of the Senate, Mr.
Sturgeon, one of the voters, is a stout young
looking man, with rather coars* features ;
his face is round and complexion dark, but
his countenance is open and artless; his
manners are plain and displays great inde-
pendence and self possession ; though a
farmer-like man, was perfectly unembar-
rassed; spoke audibly, and never appeared
to miss his duties.

They go on very rapidly with business in
both houses, sit after dinner, and even until
bed time, in committees. But go with the
blue-skins.

Hon. Brown, is the hardest cut of the
whole, he drinks water. Oh ! the sin-
ner. He is of good size, neither old nor
young, with a broad, red face — he turns all
his hair upon the top of his head in narrow
braids to hide his bald pate, has a gander eye
and sly countenance.

Hon. (this distinction is only due to Sena-
tors) King I have mentioned in my 1st voL
He has a very heavy brow and a piercing
Mace eye; he voted for the charter.

Hon. Duncan, same corps, is not a bad
looking man, and a good speaker. The
Presbyterian hardness was there. He and
the Hon. Sullivan resemble very much, and
the flint does not look harder. They have
triangular red faces, high cheek bones and
blue eyes. They are cold blooded men.

Hon. Fullorton, same, is an elderly stout
man, a little gray, with a large pale face,
and the finest eye in mortal head; large, full,
soft and black— his countenance is mild and
benevolent, and his actions accord there-
with. He supports a fair reputation, and
nothing but the most besotted bigotry could
have led him into the snare of Dr. Ely.

Hon. Hay, is mentioned in 1st VoL under
the head of Philadelphia. He has a keen
intelligent face, and could swing off an hun-
dred heretics to the hour.

Hon Logan (Sunday school too) is keen
for uniting church and state; he openly avows
it, and is a warm friend of Dr. Ely's. May
both their HEADS be severed from their
shoulders, before we see the day. The others
do not deserve a place in the history of their
country.

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these— there was the towering Gen. Ogle,
grown gray in the Senate; reminded one
of the Roman Senators. He is a very
bold animated speaker— the tear watered his
benevolent cheek as he spoke in favor of the
revolutionary soldiers.

Hon. Hare Powell, is also a very inde-
pendent, manly speaker, and a fine orator.
The United States and the world at large,
owe mnch to this patriot Had it not been



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