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sh.aiia .;Mn. - i.oi,d v.it!i ;I.rda.\^of (]nUrn!a<. January a- al IVI,-
ruary v:VA \^,j mild. lint, in nn p:vM ni iiyi:; aial iVidin;;^. I can-
no: alt art! tii;; coii-i (juonci.- and in^pi. atam.o to C'!;ristn:a.-<.

•Ian. 17. \-^^^~. La-t Tlmr.-day ovonim_r. tla^ .'\In - (ami in j'.oston
v,;i- Ivari.t! .\i;ni-,a-r.i;iry o\<-nina.- ■\ }< .u^. ■-'.].<■_,■ it wa.- luiiait l.LO.ro .'
I; is ^aid.. tiivy ar.t-mjitfd tu n.a.xdc hcawn wiili ilumd.'r and li-hi-



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iiiiiL:. lv*r]ii)il, Ri'llViil'i-" Iia- lifci) Inni'j- ill ciriL^-v in Dii-tmi nuil

Cll:ult-fi>'.VIl l)y :i \":i-l Ci lll(■OIl^-(^ 'i'llr feci i li'_; - oi' |ic.,|,l,: in m.'!!-

ei;il arc cMTiilinuIy mincil al tin- rc-iil: of Srli'riil:;r".s iiial. As-
t(jiil-!iin"iit !

.Ian. "J"^. All icy tiino. Soiiio rain : In fre'.'/in;.'. tin- wav^ a.rc
:-.li|i|" rs'. Mr. Xrl-Dii r(;ii;ii(il irniu I'l-^ n-ly. S iNin, iJo-tiui. etc.
'I'll;- I'>a.p!i~!:-; iiiaKiii^:^^ ',; i cat c xcrl inii -;. Tx^vton lllilii-.ll■l■^ in ^jnicral
Nlnitlin^^' llnii' doms ai;ain'-l [c,-ayiiiL' ami '•onl'i'ifiicc iiiccMii^s. l)i-.
JCcklcy iiHcis some ci' Ili^ [ii'.ayiiij' p^'djilc 'J'm v(l;t\- cvciiiiw^-, luit
lii< c')iiL;r.;jaUiwia! lin-lliriai ^taiul alonf. The cun-tMHicncij i-,. ilu;
l!a|j!i-t-. arc c;itc]iiiii^ ilic ;^r(alcr part oi' tlic -crio:r: |km].1(', J'lic
I'aiiti^I- lia\'c nicciiiiu- almost '■\'ci'y c\i'!iiim' in 'lie wct.'l;. Said
yiv. r.a \icr, cdiici'miML: - iciiirii's, ami it is tlic' l)c4 w av to (]c;il w i;!i
tlnaii : " ( )iit]iray tliciii. niil [a'i-ac|i I In in. (Hitlalk tlii'ni,aihl (jnili'.c.
tln-ni ! "

Fcl). 17. Tim l.i'c rain wliicli li'^'anlasl Satiinla \- mm nini: ami
Coiilinimil until H' (>'''lo'-k' \c<tiM'(la\' inornin'.;' was \i-rv c\t raiH<1iii-
ary I Tli* wafer imh nil i,]' tlm ri-in^- lii-niiiiils ;is oil' of ;t house;
e\'ciy liiilluw lilji i] and iM'fy hro j1; o\ tallow in'j. The eli^■et^ \vc
?X|ii'cl to heir were via-y d-'^Irnelivc tc) hil.I-es, miji,, d;iins, i.'^;e.
Jt i^ reiiiarhahle thai V. i' slmuM e\ | icriene, ■ w.u vneli ^ i-itaiinie.;
in 1 ! d.iys. l!y l!ic e\ei-tiiin- of my neiL;hlior-, on .Salnnlav ni^lil
and l.ord'- ilay lnol■Min'_^ .Mi'. Cnilcr".- mill was |ireM'r\eil.

.^Ia^cll 1. ]>ord's day. Dy I he r:iin la.si ni-lu .and this nioniin:;-,
We ha\t' another freshet, the fcairth I (Jhii^ed to Use a earimo'c to

get l(.) meetinL,^.

Mai'ch ]n, KicIi;;i-dM,n .an-l l-judce marri.-d. Wmio [,> ]). I?,
A numhur of oiirmaiiied \\omenin thesir.aw al lait this time I -i
in one nciLdlhorlniod ! Some i-el'ei- lo the eelip-c;

."^lay 7. .Mr. Cee >■-<,(■- on to X. II.. 1 rode t^ ]m .•imiiiLdiam ;in(l
idttaid'Ml ;i eoiifenaiee in ( )re:iil ll.ill, cloudy ami I'.iinv. llere the
town liuildin:^ u ine.-tin_:.' hon-e. and :i tnrnjul.u: inal-;ing lliromd,.
tlie town.



* 'I'liniiia- O. Sel frill !;■'■. a ("oiniia lit [■'c'lcralist aad l.'iwytT. slmt C'ji.aiics
Aa-liii in ]li;|(jii in 1,^'h;. and ^va^ Iricl and aciiuiiiid. 'J'he .Xfteiaiey-
(d.'iKa al wa^ .l:ulle^ ."^ iilli\ .an, am! I lie dcfi'iice ^\■a^ ciiiidncled \\y Sa'mKd
Dcxlrr aiKJ C"liri>l')j)]irr Gore, rolitical di.-agrccinLaiL u as th'j ciiusc of
the dii!''enltv.



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^Fa}' S. A miinlior of ni;ui~lt,r.^ and oiIiimm are as^oriati^d in
Jnas.-,. •■ l''oi- jirniiioliii;.' Cliri-ti;iii I.iiir.vlrd^-.'." 'J'li,:\- are cli-culaUii"-
tracts, tlu'V ail.' ;^()()il : yet I ^\i-ll ilicir tracts wuvf uiore di .tini.';ui-.h-
iiii;-. J ini.-t. linw cvLT. tlicv will Iil- usi'Uil lo niiiuy. I will ea-
iltjavnr to aid llicii' evt-rtious in tin- ;ji(';it o'lji-ct.

AuLT- L't'. 1 rov.. (.'ai-iy at ^ledlirld, and willi I'rmtis'; 1 rod.- to
('aiiilirid_i' roiiiiiiriK'i'iiH'iit. Till' exL'rci-c< ua-rc (das.-ical. luif po-
litical as tlii'V lia\c liccii. I heard the rc-ult ot tho ])ccilii;ld conu-
fil .' 1 iTJiiicc that llicrc i,-. viiHiL' ciiDii^h in llii_: uiiiiistca s in that
vicinity noi to ordain a sij|i|)i)srd Ariaii. Jl is jjlc.asant tn meet
with many old I'rinids. TilVanvl Xohlc !

Sept. ■2.>. This cvcninL;- at '.• o'clock, Ah-.\andi:r Thayer died I
lit; had a pnldic I'ducalion; \-,a> an ordained minister at Taxlon,
Mass. Ill- \\a^ ui-niiT-cd for mi.sd'-nii'annr.s ; lived injr rc;^ndarlv.
Ili> last sichnc-,-. a litilc over a I'oi'lni^lu, ijic most of wducli lime
Was a wild di'llriinn. Hi-, death a ■•tupid -Iccp I

Sept. '2^. 'Jdic funeral of Mr. Ale\ander Thayer, \\diat ('an J
say!-" To he upright and not misa|iply scia[itnre. () hi)\v impor-
tant :*

Nov. 2o. 'Jdiaidv-i;i\ ing in Ma>s.. e'vc. V.v snliiecl. lOph. ii: 7.
Miss jJeals aaid }]\ - -~ l>. I^. toek snppi'i- v.iili ih. J-Aeiiin^, a small
innnhei- at conference with n~. Thi-. pi'Ople ap[)"ar fo Ix; rittin'/
for desliaietion. 'Jdii- -un.-. have heen In.'aid from hreak(»fda\ till
eveninij, and many near the meetiiig' house, as though ftod mn-,L
he shot out I



■■•Ills tuinb^toiie in the. (')hl lliir3liiij; Cround in iroHi-tou lifj.-us tiii-
Hiscriiiti'iii:

IX ^Il:^fol;v of the
J:i:v.

A L i: X A \ m: ji 'i' ii ,\ y e i;

i..\ri; rA.-ioi: of tiif,
CiiFi;cii I.N P.\xTo.\

Wild 1)1 KJ)

Ski'ti..mui;j; I'.'cni Ho",

1\ ■IHi: (;■/ VF.VK

oi jw^ mm:.
I'eneath tlii< sionc his l)oi]\- lie^
And iniiiLdo with its iiati\f carlh,
Tiie iininortal sj.irit lo Ilie .sKies
Is i^;oiie, to (Jed who ;;avi' it liirtli.



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!)(.•(>. ]. G'-'iK-nil Kli.ikim Ailau!>" funeral. I wa^ called to
(r.rLriat<-. |)i-avr ar t'li; lin'i - ui iiiMurniii^'. At the ni"eM:iL: h'lU-e.
n',,i\ \\i:h ;ni' iiMii:ri;<T~ aiir]- -iijip'-r. . ( )ur r. .injiaiiy uii'ler ariu.s.
1 l;;j-)-,- the n:a-io :i:.d iiu'.clly ili-l not lu-^irny all scrinu ; iiii|irc',s-
iions.

,^^u. 1"2, 1^""^. Th ■:■',■ i< a Lni^vin-; ilivi-ion coinvjrniiiLr the
OM:i-ii:'::;'^. Pi-iij)h' talk a- tln'V ;'..■!. 1 l.^lii-vc iIk- iii'\-i-in-o is wi-c,
hut tli'.Te i> an a\vl"iil -jiiri; in -nini' !'"ci]ri'ali-t-i. ralh'il to oomhinii
our i^'O'.t rnnaait in cM-rv iliinLT: and to ju-liiy ICn'^land in r'.ci-y
tliincT- '-Mai in thn'-.vini^- ti]i-ir UmiiiIk into Cujuaiha^in for mure
tl;an 7'' hour-. Thi- Lord i-eiL;ii- I

• hiti. 24. No na'i'tinu in tin- na'ctiiiL: hou-i'. T kept liori-^f. In
P. M., an ex'Tci-f. iwaj Mianon^ read in the family, two piayors.
I're'ali-'^- at M'd;i-.'ld. StiMii'^^e thiii^^ aniMP^- tin- M./tliod'-ts at
Enoc'i C's. tl;i^ '■viadiii: : l-'.lwn Cutha-'s nn-i tin^- lik.-u i^- I () Lord,
preserve tliv people fiom i'jnoi'aiiec, unhelicf. and from fenderin^"
the tai.tle anil udi>!iip of the lawd eontemptiole. ^Vri-e, and plead
thine own cau^c !

dan. "JO. I i-eci-iveil of ("aptain C'litlef >'■]■'>. For t!e_^ lir.-t time
o.ir ehil'lren are tan.dit ihi- winter, to e'lew certain words. XaUire
or eheur l'e>!' cheiire. i^;i-., cVc. O atfr."/,iti'oii ahliuyrcnf I

dan. '2~ . T rode (_"i'. m al- -om-' pivnnMit-;. The mone\- \\hieli
I owe. is not mine, Mr. 0-l).);ne. \-c. Thi-; evenin^^, the pa[iers.
Theki!:_'".s ])roelamaLioii anniliiiatin^;' neutral laimnieiee .^urely will
justify tlie embari;'!). " .'-^ee the \a"a ra(/e of mortals move."

Feh. 1. A rainy day. Dr. C'ran- miried until o o"eIo,;'k 1'. M.,
c.^nversin'4 on se-i'Ious siil)i-'Ct - , readin:; -,"rm ms, ^Vc. lie then rode
to Milfoi'd. We can make no caleulation on futui'iiy ; who will
J".is-ess this, whe-ther a ])<:i.-t ur a Chri-tian,a man of prayer or an
nidjeliever, a wi>e' man or a fool, (jeid only knows.

darie 10. Pe-a.l of the fatal duel with riiles at ] ."» yards. J^)tli

fed into eternity. Pord. open the eyes of thy rational

cr-aturc- I In Vir_dida, in .^las-^aehu>etts, in thy v/oi Id.

dune "21. ri,).;id conference at brother David ladand's. IJemark,
J'a-ture-. drv lamU, and evr-n hiiilr-vay-;, are lilhd witli loi'nte clu-
v-:r! Man\ are savini^'. they never .-,aw the like. The JjurJ is
iroud.



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•liilvl. N:di(iii;il Iwi'lIi ]li_vl AV;u!n, iniiL;uy, i'li)U<l\'. -oir.o
iMiii. Tile town-, Ci'iiiriD-iu'j; til':-'. rc^iin'Mt iii'-i :i: I'\ aiuiii-liuii,
nrtiUi-i'v. ri\;ilr\-. i[,;',iiii ly, .-i mrvil ■,!• -mi'. |iiMyi.-i', ^li'Mi'.i;!.;-, i ii-;-,
caiiiiDii, ni'Mi ;i!ii| wo:n 'ii. I yoL lunnc hul'orc iii'^liL ami \i-i;t.-;l

Sniii(_t W iiu W iT'' UIi\' <'ll.

.iiilv 7. Al ili'iin'i', tir.'ci' iiK'ii (Mine in ^L'l'kiiii; ciiipl'U'mi-ni. ()iie
an Irislmiaii. aial two Ainciii-in >ai!()i-s ; lln; lir>i. .Inlm O'llri'-n
1 .set lo work. i if \\^a•^ rrcDininiaidL-cl a.^ Imnr^t an'l laitlii'nl.

All - . .'!. I 1-imIc in tlif Ileal Id Millord. and pleach. ■.[ luotlirT
L(ini;'s |ii'('|iarati)iy LmMiu'c ■■ Ciinn.' nnto nic all ye thai laho:-. lVc. "

1 spol';'..' to wlio liildlc^ in (uir saci'rd nni.^if. t:> ]w ('\i.'>','dia'i'-

]y iiupiM|ici-, and c^p( laally wli^n tlic iVanalL' Najicrs aii' druwiiL-d
by its sciTanis.

Aiiif. 'ii'i. At ( 'anihi-id-f. Pi-di'c - ir I'\iia-ar Inld nn; llial ai^-md-
iiiL; to 111-. (ili-ia'\ atioiis. aliont I'l iin'ln'-; ni rain I'cdl in Ma\, |o ia
June, and 1 r« in July, iH-j-l O-j - 1 G- -".i; in :! ninith.. Jl.j -h -A.-d
me piv'crs oi' the nirjeiji' whifli i'\|(kilcl and irjl in ilir we-teni
JKU'I (»f Connc'-: aait laU Dec. 1 !;Ii, a L;rayi.-h stone, \vv\ hea\ v a,>
fainipMiinded \,\ iJn aeiion oi' iiic.

Nov. o. W'liili'an (ilijeet is !;/i"(»ia' the mind, purine ii. keep
doin^rr or i;i\ii it np. 'I'-i hen;- not te) he, d iiihlii]'^. and wautiai;"
decision and enei'^^^, i> hejnw the di^a';\' of a I'alion.il mind.

Said Pi', liayle, [n ;i di~tinL:ui-hed r,i-iii>h nHieiT in time of llo-
siogo in linami. •' 'I'dniMrruw ui'ife than lifly lli.m-and v»iil la- in
arms a^ain..! yuu I "" •• 1 low so 1 )r. r " "it i^ te he a da.y oI umieral
fasline' and pi'ayer." This was once a pi'ayin;/ penplf.

]l>i:.\: 15e tiin'i-Iit lo friends and foes, to Rejaihlicans and
Fcdciali-ts, to all hein.;s, and i-elatiuL;- to all snojocf.s.



MK.MOKAXDA.

SiimniiTs in 1"-'0.': and iso'i. s,.i, ,.!■(. drouiiht in noi'lh pai-t of U.
S. Oct. s. Tuesday i'. 31. and iduhl , exliai>i\a' ami romarkalde N.
]v wind hy whiidi neiny ti'ees, lion-ics. stcpples, <Vc., were blown
dov. n, and \ e-,- eN wi'ei'ked.

So])t. :!, l.sin'i. \\ ,") o'cjecl;, 1'. yi. A M'ciinn of ii mnunSai;!
ill Swit/erland .-slid iImwh into a rich valley and into a lake; liy



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\vir;!':i it i- -(:1, tlirc" villri'- w^-w I>;;i-i;-l. pirt of whii'li '2 )'1 fci't.
Ill 1 ■!• til" im'u^; tli:' "" - [1 r/; iiiil"- <: 1 . fi'i' 1 :!!iil !i! m'.' l!i:iii 10 1)
iii!i:i!ii::int - ili'-tri'Viil in-; iiiily.

.\[o;i:l,iy, .I;nic P"), l^'t;, l'>: il ,•,•';-,.-,■ m! ;li,' >ii.i :
D.w. ] <')(;. ■II, ■! wiiitvi- lSfJ7. va-l lloi'k^ oi' f;iL robins seen in X.
]■:. .■ii:(l ('an:i'lj.

Th- w iiiNT o:' 1 sjT. Tj • •.•,i:i;"" f i''1, (im "i. V''ry lilil'^ stiou%
SiMi.itli I'cli. S. rxtr^'ai 'iv !• i' 1 — 'li-'l.y ill' I'l-^'adi aii'l aii-.-ians
foa-hr at lv,!au. Tiii- wlii'ia- r-ia_7. tli:'rc lia'.a; \>-<:i\ i<n\[- w-
niirkalili' iVi'-I;-'K in norili put oi' I . S. ;
IV'i/iMi lii !l' !);• II » -a ).v, aa 1 aliaa i rii- • Hi r,
tiii'V ■". I , I''r!):-a 1' y 1 I. !•' ''ira rv li'. ail al ii'. Ii I, by wlii.'li many
(lain-. milU, hi-iijji'^, Miai- Il 'a~i'>. -!iii|i<. iVc . ca rrinl dlt. I-'roni
tlic 1) •■jiniilii^' III' winlia-. li.'|i n: aa^l t\I rani-.linary rains in tin;
norili )ii!l lii' ill" r. S. A. (■< i!:.' Ia<' pirl i>l Aii'^ii~l : la>t o! \ii-
irn-^i aial lic_;i;i'.:n_;' u:' S -■'.■ari a-. Li'.'a a'al iailai-a/, t: I:i; !ia- part ol'
Sejilianli-a- ami li^^iiiiiinL: 'it' (■)r\:A„T, a rumi't in tin' \\a - t ; a[)|i;),-
ronl i!inti(Hi i'i_-! i-M'-railc, i. o. in tli'' ilii'c.:ta)a ul' il.-j tail.



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At tho rcMiucst of tlic President ot^ this sot'iety. the
foUowin - .Memorial, l)y ^Ir. S. K. Staple.<, has been
prepared : —

]10X. JOHN DlvXlSON BALDWIN, A. M.

1!Y SAMCKL K. STA[>LKS.

One after ;inntiior of tlic pioneer,^ in the Anli-Shivcry ami Free
S';-!! agitation, wliii'h lias rr-iihrd in a rc-rucratcil cunnti^v, wliere
all ni.-n av now a<v,.iint.il fni.' and ciinal li>-tore tlie law. an' i-apid-
Iv iia-itiu' awav, ami llicy licrcaftcM' will Ik; reincnilnT.d \,y wliat
tln/v liavc (lonr : a n-nirnil)ranc.\ not, to lie (lvs|>i-e(l. Imt on the
C'.'ntraiy, to Iw chni-hiMl and rrvmjil whi.e tinii- shall last.

In this ur.-at niovnimt, the puWrn- prr-^s cxcrti-d nntold ni-
lluenc./ in lu-iiiuin- to a linal is-no. rrMilts wondrrt'id and ^raiid,
whi.-h uiiaranlrc iVr.-lonr to .ail who dv.rll within our borders,
\\hethiT natisi' horn or alien-, from a foiai-n land, \vhere freedom
to the suhji'et exi^t-^ only in name, if it exi-ts at all.

Anions tho~f who wcrt; early en-aL,"'.] in this work of renewal
and reu'eneration, was doux DiCNisoX nAi.nwix, a man who never
faltered in the p.-rformanee of any dnty laid n[ion iilm. and wlindi
to him wa^. made eh-ir, and was snpport'-d !)y the ri-ht. He had
the "eoura-eof hi-, conviction.-," :ind t hi,-, trait of his eharaeter
never failed him thronuii a Ion - and n-efnl career.

:Mr. 15aldwin was hoi-n at. X(irth StoninLCton, Conn., Septeniher
28, ISo'.i, and died at Worcester, duly S. ]^A'.>j, aged 73 years, 9
iJionths, and lo day>.

lie was married April H. IS-'Vi to T.-niira Hathaway. dan'iht<>r
of Captain. Klmie/cr Hathaway, of Di-hton, Mas,., who. with two
of their lonr ehildn.ai, .-.nrvives him. 'i'wo dan-hlers dh-d l.efore
the naiioval of the family to \\'oi-ce,-ter.

lie was tin.- old.~t ^nu of Danid and Hannah (Stanton ) Baldwin.
of North Stonin-ton. (.'..nnccticnt. 'Jde- family ha.l l..-n prominent
in the state' almost from its lir>t setllrment. the cirlie-t ancc-.tor
bavin- arrived in Xcw Haven in IC.-.S. His pro-enllors had 1m en
men of snh-tance anion - the gentry of ]:5nckingham-hirc. Hng-
land, lor ceuturiei.





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Tli- f.itli'^r, Daniel IViMv-in. was Itorn at ?tnniii'iton. May 21,
l'^']. aii'l liii'-l ()c'to'iiT, "JS, 1^."),'). ]\l< tli:i'l wii'r, ILuiiiah Staii-
to[j. t') wli )in III' \va> maiiii'il A[ri'il "il. 'o'K, was the danahtfr of
Cai'tain X.itliaiiiijl StaiilDa of < ! rcitmi. Conn. S!ie "lii''! .March I'J,
1.S77. at the ailvanci>.l a - e of '.'1 year - , and .■> days.

When the snhji et of thi, sld-tch was seveii years old, thi' family
re'KOVed to Cheiian^ii ciuinty. N'-'W Yi)r',c, u iiioh at that time, \yas
a w;ld'M-n> - s .ind niofc inaei'e.-,ili]i,' than the far We-t of our e:inn-
try t'lday. Il'.a-e they rianained i'v '^even years, and durini: this
time wa,s at-'juiicd that fundin'ss fi.ir ll'dd .voorts whii'h .^Ir. llaldwiii
retained during his life, thouj-Ii but •s.dd-im gi-atilie-d in his later
■years.

The family i-eturned to Xnrth .Stoniiip'tiin, in 1 '^•Jo, and there lie
be_' m to ai'jily him-clf with i^M'eat ilHin-iiee in tin- jinrsuit of an
cdnealion, and with sncli >n(X'e,>s that at the a'gij of siivenieen he lic-
came a |jal)lic sehonl teachfr and m lintaine 1, at th-' same time', his
place in om_' of the cla. - -e> of Yale (_'elk_;e. He did n a. Imwever,
C')mi>!ete the <;olleij;,' c mrse in r-'^oilar nvd r ; imt [nu's;n'il his studies
friiia tint" to time while en^a'^ed in other dnties. ]h: hcL^in the
S'u ly of law, hut soon ahandnm'il it for theolo_ry. lie pi-i-aehed for
awhile to a Metlnidi-t C"ii'ir''L:;atiMn, hut later, enter^'d the Y'ale
Divinity .Si.hool, where In- emniileli'd the theoloi^ical course in
1>-M. Ife received the honMrary diiLjree of Mi.^ter of Arts, from
Yale College iu 183' I

He was ordaijied [n the work of the Christian ministry at West
Wfiad>teclc, Conn., .S.ptrniher :!, IS.'U, where he preached till .July
2"'. l'^o7. He wa-; afterwards settled at North iJianford, Conn.,
fr>m .laanai'y 17, l^;jS to .M;iy IS la. and at .\ arth I\ illing'v, from
April -J.', l-<-i<',, to .-^eprrmlier 17, I"^!'). .Mr. 15 ddwin is still re-
liiemhercdhy the old.a- [jcoiile to uln.m he mlni-tered as a vigi.n'ous
preacdier, .and a man of sa^a'aty and public spirit. .V writm^ in the
Xl-w Ibiven Palladinm .-aid of him M.)on after his ilcath, " that he
was full oi all kind- of ipn-er inf')rmation that he wrought into his
sermons, so that it set younj;- folks ;i thinking. Then he lo\ed pets
v:: all kinds, and could talk with us about them, a-king us as though
lie wish.ed to learn from lis, and aiaking us respect ourselves and
him too."



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Mr. l>:;lil\viii ac'iuiriMl tiii> i'r.'n.'li lunl Gi^nnrxn laniuiiLros, aiHi

1)V I ^' i I ll I 1 li' ;:i;i !.>•.;'■■■>.' .-^)', -I, I! : I " I i ■ : i ! i ).'l t ') ;l!' :!i :r • )'m ).;y :U P 1 iiN

bcai iiiL; u;i!>ii ;lii' ca.a-.Mi ,-c'k-,;> ■ - :>. a i::;v:it iii-l'iry.

]'r \\a^ alivi.' ti> llic inaicli ni i:ii^ii'')\ca)iMit. ami \\:i^ iiiti-rc>t"il
in .sci'^aiilic r._' -tMrcln'-'. 1' ■ wa- aai )a^- lln' lir.sr. as an am itiaii'.
to jiiM'lai-c jiic!ai<'~. 'nv i!u' ! 'aua'-ri (.■i>t\'i)U |ii'0(:l'-i.>, hDino dI whij'a
arc stili (.'Xtaiit.

W'liili' the [la-tor of tin; .-liiir.'!! at X juIi IvilliiiLily, lie was ("Iffti-il
to tlio li-L;i.-.latiiic. of ('c nini'i-'ic'ir a^ a I'wi- Suil inciiiMia-, aial a-
C'liairmaii o! tlh- • 'nipaiitit.'' oii IMui-aiioa In- r(.'[)i)rti' 1 a liill i'l);-
tlie L',^tal)li-.!i:n'.'iit of Normal S'-lio.iU. a Mihjfct wlii'-li luvl Imjcii
uiider ('oii-ii'kaatioii for tni \<ar-; haNiau' l)'-i-ii a^itati'ii ami iL -
Clisseil lor Viai'- prc.ioiH 1)\' ( iailaii'li't. Jianiai-J. and ol!n-i'>. wiiU
iniK'li canR'stii'-'.-s, lait the .^iilij •(•;; w.is not lii-ou^lit to a I'mal i>^n ;
till the vrar 1 S.'iil. \vi,,.n lln- l,il! prrvntcd liy Mr. IJiMwiii he
rami a law, ami ilic lli-t Xoiai.a! ."'rliool of ( 'oiiiH'i-i i(Mit was
snoii i:i >ia-c,>-,ful ri;i(a'ation. I{i> w a-, cho-i'ii a mcnilxa- of tliij
lli'.st l)i;ai(l (if Tiai^td'.^ iijHiii \', horn (k'\ ol'.t-il lliu i(jCLitioii ui tiit^
M'lr.nl.

'I'll" late K>-v. .M.aa-ill Uirliard-oii. at that time a r<'-;(hait ot
Ti'rr\'\ iil ', ill (oaii., \',as ;iili\i']v cauaucd foi' sonuj U'ars in the
\voik of jirijiariii^ ihi" in'ml-. of ilie ;)• •>;)!(.' for tlii^ u - i'ful, ami now
con.siili'rcil iicci'-s.n-v in~tiai!ni'!itailt\', in ifii' rdn'Miional >y>tcni of
scIkkjIs ; and a'M."l i;r''atlv. hy hi- \ oic.' and p^n, in [H'omotinij; an(i
brinu,in:i;' lo a sm_'i.T' - fnl is-u,- this iai,)Mrtant work.

\\'hi!c a incmlicr of tiic 1< i,dv]aiiiri-, .Mr. Halduin w'a^' inlliicntial
nK ) in or^ani/imj tin l-rc" S i:l [.:n"y. acini' in synriathy and a' -
ti\(' co-oiicraiion wiili ih ■ nnai of his tiaic \\']in rc^anlcd chatti.!
;<la\ci'\- as tlp';^rcat •■in of tiic iniion am] a rc\arltin^ crime against
liuinaniiv. lh;it nni-t. he rcai unl and hlottcd out f(;rc'. cr. In the
furthcran<'i: of this oiiir.-t. tjie hcttia- lo ciia-y ont his |irincii)h-^ ujioi!
tids sn'.tj'M - , and lo cx.t; an inlln 'ace l>i'yond what tlic individual
alone could do, from that limr he turned, his atiiaition fi-om the
inini-trv to j uira.ali <n. !lc -la'C'ede 1 William II. I'.nrlci^li in thrj
])idil:c ation of the i''rc,' S )il ne\v-ji lO'')'. /'//'■ ('Itartrr <_)uk. jM'intcd
jii llailford, \\diieh afha-warl - heivuno Icnown a.s the licpi'JiUcn n.

His iu!e;-e-.i, iu the l\,n)ii.'/nctii hei'iii in 1 >! !'.'►, and continued til!
,iy"»2, when Ikj left llartlord lor Ua.iloi!, tu assume control ui' the



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D rlh; CommonvrnJfJi rirw>;p;i per, \>\w^ n joint ou'iior with Wii-
!::::,, Cl;i:'!ll. -lollll l;. An.'V. Dr. S,lli:ll !(.. I'uUr aini V,'ili;;,in
Sp'.MiH'r. Tlii^ aiiaiiL:' lu'iit roiitimi. .1 i..i- ii\ ..■ v:ir>. 'I lif j.aiH'i-
V, I- al'tiTwai'l- kiiDwn at tli" Jinii;/ 'l',', ijcij^h. ahii u a> .-iili-rijuriit-
lv iinTijci! in tli.' t;-|-aiiil cMU-'jliikuiuii (';^t.'\cral n.-u -iKiiirr.> widi
?!..■ Tnr,;l!,r.

I: \\a- the inf'nirion of ihv Imy.-r-: to c-tal)!:-!! a ilailv. al'fi-r tlie
-•\!i'Oi' till' l.M'liiii^- Xi-\v Ywil; jiij>: i - , iiut loi- >'i:n'' ri'a-iMi tiiis
pioi-i'l \\a-> aliamluai-il aitur tluj I'lni^'.'Iiilaiidn liad Ix.-cn fil'/c'cil.

^^'iiiiL• ill ill'- uiai.aLii'nii'iil ct' rlic CininiK'inrfuhlt. soa.ij notal'Ie
]n:'i - oiis were cnu^tanr Ni-itDr- at llic otiiriv. ami (>;ii-i' ni<-n. siiu'u
!-;'-nnii.i laitcil. \vr|-(' (H'caipir.l Up ai rlu' papci-. ^\'illianl S. KmIi-
i:;-oM \va- a~-i-taiit cli ti ir, ('harlc^ \\ . Siack. eit v (.■'iiiiir. ami liu'iiL-rE,
Cai'ItT wa-. fjai' ot tin; priipapal \\ii!iT>.

Ciiailv^ Snaihri-. llrnrv WiUnn amlTli-o ]:.!•.' Pai'keT w.t.' al-
:n i-t il.iilv \i~:tnis tlif (^'i):ii iiioiitri'ultli r,A\t\' lii.MM'j i(.'ii;arik'(l as
lli'.ir Im.i'lipiarti'i-^.

l-'ur a while Mi-. I'aM'.'.in \Na- dw lu-r anil i-'iitoi- of the C'lmhriih/c
Chrnn'c',\ lint hi- ili-pn-'-'l ni' lii-. inti-ri -t i:i ilii- pain-r ai't'-r a tc\v
iii'>:!;li-. ami in l~^-i'', in i''i'npiny \\irli iii< ■^|ln-.. .lulm StaiiNui ami
Cl;aik-> ('lintcn, l.onuiit 'li.- ]V'jrr:-.f,r D'i'!ij ami Wrihly S/ni. ami
c-"i!iiiin<_-<l liis int.i_-!-c>t in this e,~tahli~hinL-nt '.hii-iiii:' the rt'inaiinlL-r ul
his liic.

ThiiMi-li all tlii'-i; \i'ars Iio was ihe r^-pun-iiihj In-ail f>t' the
C'lirovial ih-jiailini-nt. liinimli Jm- tlir hi-t two ur t li; c yi-ars h.,- :j;ave
up ollh-r woi-k. hn; (M'i-a-i<inall_v wnitc IrailiriL; ai-ti'-h-^ I'm- lii> oapi-r.
Ml-. IJaMwiii wa> a (-li-ar ami Iiin-i'.lc wiitfy, aial i.o owi; uoiilil he
iik'.-ly Id mist i!;c hi> nit-aiiini;'. lii,- \^■a-^ -im-er.- i'l his >ta:L-iin_-iit3
a:al alway- i (-n-iMc A> a juiii-iial;-t in- t.-xertt-l iiiin-h intlm-nce,
\v.\(\ it is ^afr ti.i - ay. that it wa^ always upon ttit- >i'lr dI li^jht ami
,i'i-:ice.

Ai the tiiiK- Mr; IkiMuiii a^Miinrii cniitidl of (he '^/'_V, it wa- not
i:i a lioiiri-hiiii;- (•(iiMhlion. lia\i:.i: jias>(.-(l (nit of the hamU of .Mr.
l'..irli', who for many y.-ais wa^ iu pi-im-ipial rditoi-, an<l \-. ho i;a\e
I'l tluj paj»Li- ^ri-at inllm-iiro ilnriiii; th'_- pei-ii.] of tin; Ffoe Soil
;i_otaMo:i. Ml'. l>a]ih\iii, hy hi> skillful ami laiMiriou^ lahors soimi
)< - tori.-il it.s pro>[M'riiy, ami ac-ipiirf '1 for the piajier a itiicwe<.l anil
t-\tcnil'ji.l iuiliicijoc which did nut fail of t]jCL'dy recognition.



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Mr. TJalflwiii't; dfO]) mid ul.i'iin'i intpre-=t in tlio qnrv-itinn of free
soil ami a fret' |)eo|^lt' 1>/<1 him to i'l^k careially to the political i...»
sues of lii.s time. Haviiii^ Ic-ronie a rejii'e^r'Hta'.ive man, ami being
extensively known tliron^'h hi< joiirnalistie' work, he was seleeteil
as a ilek-i;ate to the riejiuhliean Natii)n;il Convention of isO",
wlii;re hi- al.ility ami intUn/nee I'eecive'l that reco^^nition which was
due to him; at his suggestion, llanniiial Hamlin of .Maine, wa^
nnniinat^-'l as \ iee-Pre-iilent. on the tie'ket with Ahraham Lincoln.
The re^nl:> of this election, how v.-onderfnl. how grand I

Mr. ]]aMu in's reputation as a sag.ieious political counsellor, and
hi- services to the party hy hi> pen and otherwise, suggested his
nomination for Congress in ]Mi"J. and he was elected liv a larLfO
niajority a lieprescntative in the thirty-eiLdith Congress. ;inil hv a
still greiuer preponderance of vtitcs was re-c'ccted to the thirtv-
ninth and fortii.'rli. Duiing his -t-rviee in Con!.'rc-s he wa'- a nieui'
ber of the cuinmittt'e- on I'^xpeiniiiure-. on Piiiili(^ Bu.ildin'jjs, on
the l)i<tri<:t of Cohunhia. on Printing, and on the Library. He was
Hot a fr'-ipn;-nt .-pcakcr. but ililigt-tit and thorough in hi- committee
Work and iii the .service of hi- con-"ituents. In hi": la-t term, a^; a
niem!e;r of the Comnnttce on tlie Lihrarv. he attacked the dil'icult
jji'dblem of international copyri_'lit. and Ids report and speeches on
that subject attracted mnch atte-ntion. liie exciting political e-vents
of that time di-tracted the attention of C<-Ui::rrc^s from that subject,
and his bill niide no proj;re - . bu: his name' will alwavs be asso-
ciate' wit!) the hi-tory of the agita.tion for th*' rights of authors.

It is a .-omewhaf, remarkable fa-'t, umli-putei] I think, that he
was the only literary man in t!;e thirty-ninth C'ongress. Jlis
tastes led him to be a freipnjiit vi-itor to the library where he
found ui'.ch to aid him in the [/ursuil of tho-e studies concerning
the ancient p-'oples and civili/^atious oi a pre-hi-toric period, a study
in V. h.ieh he liked to dwell, and t!ie re.-idts of whicli. he gave to



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