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Aug. 31.-BISHOP, Hiram N., D.D., an Epis- the 1st Regiment Ohio Volunteers, and took copal clergyman of remarkable ability and elo- part in the battle of Shiloh; was transferred to quence, died in Paris, France, from the effects of the Army of the Potomac, and fought through sun-stroke, aged 45 years. He was rector of St. the Peninsular campaign; assigned to command John's Episcopal Church, Chicago, but had ac- of 126th Ohio Volunteers, and in West Virginia cepted a call to the rectorship of St. John's, Cin- operations, much of the time as brigade comcinnati, and was spending a few months in Eu- mander, to June, 1863, and subsequently in rope before entering upon the duties of his new Central Virginia, till the close of the war; brecharge, when he was suddenly taken away by vetted brigadier-general U. S. Volunteers for congestion of the brain induced by sun-stroke services before Petersburg; after the war Proexperienced at Lucerne, Switzerland.
vost Marshal-General, Department S. C., in auAug. 31.-KRAFT, HENRY, Ph. D., an ac- tumn of 1865; acting Assistant Commissioner complished German chemist, died in Brooklyn, Freedmen's Bureau and commander of post N. Y. He was born in 1801, in Bavaria, and of Georgetown, S. O., till August, 1866; subseemigrated to America in 1844. He was a pri- quently on recruiting service, and on frontier vate pupil of Professor Fuchs, of the Uni- duty at Forts Philip Kearny and Reno till his rersity of_Landshut, froin which institution death. He was promoted to be major of 27th Professor Kraft graduated. He was eminent Infantry, U. S. A., July 28, 1866. He was as a chemist, and pursued his profession with greatly beloved by all his associates for his 3 zeal which his ardent enthusiasm for natural amiable manners and kindliness of heart. science fostered. His contributions to science Sept. 1.-SIMEON, BENJAMIN, a wealthy and were mostly published in Germany. His cor- philanthropic citizen of Elmira, N. Y., died at respondence with the prominent scholars of this Riverhead, L. I. He was born at Riverhead, country and Germany testifies to the esteem in in May, 1792. He engaged in mercantile busiwhich he was held by that class of true philan- ness in his native town and in New York City, thropists.
and, having been greatly prospered, removed Aug. ---ANDROS, R. S. S., an American in 1835 to Elmira, and invested largely in real editor, poet, author, and Government official, estate in that then small village. The steady lied at Berkeley, Mass. He was the son advance of this property laid the foundation of pf Rev. Thomas Andros, author of “The his large fortune. His philanthropic dispoJersey Prison Ship," and in early life was ed- sition led him to take a deep interest in the itor of several newspapers, and contributed a religious and charitable enterprises of the day, number of poems of exquisite beauty to the being particularly interested in the cause of Democratic Review, then under the charge of education. He was one of the founders of the Mr. O'Sullivan. He was for several years Elmira Female College, to which he gave in all Deputy Collector of the port of Boston, and $80,000. He also gave largely to the Auburn prepared a codification of the Revenue Laws or Theological Seminary, Hamilton College, home Customs Guide, which is the standard author- and foreign missions, and various other obty with all having business at the Custom- jects. Ionse. Since the war, he had acted as the Sept. 1.-WHITTLESEY, Judge Thomas T., an onfidential agent of the Treasury Department able jurist, died in Madison, Wis. He was n organizing custom-houses in the South. born in Fairfield County, Conn., in 1798, and Aug. --:-Posey, Mrs. RACHEL, the widow passed his youth in Danbury; entered Yale of a Revolutionary soldier, and herself a Revo- College when fifteen years of age, and graduutionary pensioner, died at Valley Forge, Pa., ated with honor in the class of 1817. ged 103 years. Her recollections of the suffer- resented his district in Congress from 1836 to ngs of the army under General Washington, 1839, and commanded the highest respect of it Valley Forge, in the terrible winter of 1777 his associates and constituents. IIe also held 78 were very vivid. Her husband, to whom she the position of Judge of the Supreme Court of Fas married just after the war, was many years Connecticut. After the death of his wife, ter senior, and fought through the war, being some years since, he retired from public life, Founded and taken prisoner, and suffering and, removing to Madison, Wisconsin, devoted nany hardships. He lived till 1827. Mrs. himself to the improvement of his estate, osey had had 248 descendants, five of them in building mills, and encouraging the settlement he sixth generation.
and improvement of the country. In 1852 he Aug.-.-SMITH, Brevet Brigadier-General was elected State Senator by a large majority. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Major 27th Infantry, Sept. 2.-HALL, GEORGE, a Connecticut phil1.8. A., died at Fort Reno, Wyoming Territory, anthropist
, died in Norwich, aged 80 years. sed 37 years. He was born in Trenton, New He was a native of IIartford, but was for many sersey, in 1831, appointed to West Point by years a resident of Savannah, Ga. He was a Ion. J. E. Edsall
, in 1849, and graduated in bachelor, and devoted the greater part of his 853, thirty-ninth in his class. He served on very large property to charitable objects. he frontier, in Texas, Nebraska, Utah, Kan Sept. 3.-SMITH, Brevet Brigadier-General 21, California, Nevada, Washington Territory, JOSEPH R., U. S. A., died at Monroe, Mich. fontana, etc., till the war, and was promoted He was born in Sandy Hill, Washington O a captaincy, May 14, 1861, was colonel of County, N. Y., in 1802; graduated at West
Point, in 1823, as second lieutenant in the College, and subsequently was for fifteen years Second United States Infantry, and in 1832 attached to the Coast Survey. During the was promoted to be first lieutenant. In 1838 war he was detailed for service, under General he was made captain. He was first assigned Grant and Admiral Porter, for duty as an engi. to duty at Sault St. Marie, and afterward neer on the Mississippi, in the neighborhood served in the Florida War from 1837 to 1842. of Vicksburg, where he contracted the disease, In the Mexican War he distinguished himself, chronic diarrhea, of which he died. At the and was brevetted major for gallant conduct at time of his death, he was an assistant in ccmCerro Gordo, and lieutenant-colonel for his mand of the surveying schooner Hassler, which gallantry at Contreras and Churubusco. In recently had been employed in surveying the the latter action he was severely wounded in Potomac. the left arm, and never afterward recovered its Sept. 17.-OLDS, Rev. M. S., D.D., rector of use. In 1851 he was made major of the Sev- Christ Church, Washington, D.O., died in that enth Infantry. On account of his wounds, re- city, aged 40 years. Early in life he moved ceived in the service, he was placed on the from Ohio to Wisconsin, where he studied and retired list in 1861, but in the following year practised law. He served gallantly as a levhe was made mustering and disbursing officer tenant during the Mexican War, and at its for Michigan, and was assigned headquarters close returned to Wisconsin. A few years at the lakes. On the breaking out of the late after, he studied for the ministry, and in 1853 war he offered his services to the Government. was ordained by Bishop Whipple, with what They were accepted, and in 1862 he was ap- he was always a great favorite. He was pastor pointed, on the death of Colonel Backus, as of a church in Wisconsin for some years, and chief mustering officer of Michigan. In 1863 afterward in Trenton, New Jersey, froa he became military commissary of musters. whence he received a call
, in 1864, to Chris This position he held under various generals. Church, which he accepted, and has since For his long and valuable services he was acted as its rector, until prostrated by sickbrevetted brigadier-general in 1865.
ness. Sept. 4.-DUNNELL, Dr. Henry G., a homeo Sept. 20.--QUINER, Miss JOANNA, a selfpathic physician of New York, died, in that taught sculptor, died in Lynn, Mass. She wa city, of heart-disease. He was born at Albany, born in Beverly, Mass., August 27, 1798. N. Y., in 1803, and removed to New York 1843, while visiting friends in Boston, she sea when about nineteen years of age. In 1828 a sculptor modelling in clay, and being deeply he graduated at the New York Medical Uni- interested resolved to make the attempt be versity, and, after a few years' practice in his self. She did so, and her success was said profession, adopted the views of Hahnemann that she at once devoted herself to the art. and practised accordingly. He was appointed Sept. 21.–ABBE, Hon. Joshua G., CområCity Inspector, Marchio, 1837. He was the sioner of the Metropolitan Fire Department author of a biography of the Dunnell family, died in Windham, Conn. He was born in ti: from the time of their settlement in New Eng- town, in June, 1828. He was one of the easie land in the seventeenth century.
settlers of Nebraska, and was for a tinis Sept. 4.-- FORSYTHE, Rev. W. H., a home member of the Territorial Legislature. So missionary of Kentucky, died in Harrison sequently he removed his residence to Ver County, aged 66 years. For twenty-five years York, and became connected with the Fire he preached the gospel in destitute regions, Department at the time of its organization. most earnestly and faithfully, without fee or Sept. 22.-LELAND, HENRY PERRY, an Ame reward, often giving large sums of money to can author and magazine writer, died in Phia: aid in the erection of houses of worship and delphia, Pa. He was born in that city, 06*** benefit the distressed.
ber 28, 1828. He was a gentleman of mar Sept. 4.-FRENCH, Colonel George, a colored natural gifts, which had been cultivated his man, well-known in Poughkeepsie, N. Y., died travel and by extensive and various study. He in that city, at the advanced age of 106 years. was a frequent contributor, in prose and very Sept. 14. --JONES,
LEONARD, better known to the newspapers and magazines. He liscia as "Live Forever Jones," a monomaniac, died fresh
vein of genial humor, and, if his headline in Louisville, Ky. He was born in Henderson had been preserved, he would undoubted County, in 1798, his family being noted for have risen to high eminence in literatura their intelligence and high moral standing. A few years ago he published a volume of When about twenty years of age, he exhibited sketches of foreign travel, “ Americans in symptoms of monomania, wandering about Rome,” which was full of delightful reading from place to place, preaching the doctrine He also published a volume of humorens that by prayer and fasting a man would live sketches under the title
of The Gray Bay Mare." always. He made frequent journeys to Wash- During the war he served as a lieutenant in the ington, being an aspirant for every high office, 118th Pennsylvania regiment, and was prop State and Federal.
trated by a sun - stroke, from the effects of Sept. 17.-FENDALL, CLARENCE, officer of the which he never fully recovered. U.S. Coast Survey, died at Norfolk, Va., aged Sept. 22.- MORSE, RICHARD CABy, one of the 33 years. He was a graduate of Georgetown founders of the New York Observer; died
Kissengen, Germany, while travelling in Europe superintendent of that road, a position which for his health. He was a son of Rev. Jedediah he held until his election as President of the Morse, of Charlestown, Mass., where he was Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. He held the born, June 18, 1795. At the age of nine years presidency for about five years, and then took he was sent to Phillips Academy, Andover, charge of the Boston and Lowell line in the and there he remained during his whole coursé dual capacity of agent and president. Subsepreparatory for admission to college. He en- quently he became the consulting engineer of tered Yale College in 1808, when he was in the European and North American Railroad at his fourteenth year, and graduated in 1812, the St. Johns, New Brunswick, and left that to youngest member of his class. The year im- assume the high post of responsibility which he mediately following his graduation he spent in held under the Panama Railroad Company. New Haven, being employed as the amanuen Sept. 26.-BEALL, S. W., was killed by an sis of President Dwight, and living in his fam- editor, at Helena, Montana. He was a naily. In 1814 he entered the Theological Sem- tive of Virginia, and a graduate of Columbia inary at Andover, and, having passed through College, N. Y. Having remored his residence the regular three years' course, was licensed to Wisconsin, he became a member of the Conto preach in 1817. The winter immediately stitutional Convention of that State, and was succeeding his licensure he spent in South Car- afterward elected Lieutenant - Governor, actolina as a supply of the Presbyterian church ting as Governor for three years, when that on John's Island. On his return to New Eng- officer was elected to the United States Senland, he was associated with his father for ate. From that time until the outbreak of the some time in a very successful geographical war, he held many important offices in the gift enterprise; and, in the spring of 1823, enlisted of his State and of the United States. Patriotic with his brother in another enterprise still and ardent, in spite of his years, he entered nore important—the establishing of the New the army as major of a Wisconsin regiment, York Observer, of which he was associate and was afterward transferred to the Veteran ditor and proprietor for thirty-five years; and Reserve Corps, and made lieutenant-colonel. laring this long period he contributed largely He never faltered in the discharge of his duty, o its columns, especially by translations from and received for his gallantry both from Genhe French and German. In 1858 he retired eral Grant and the lamented McPherson unsorom active life, and a few years since removed licited testimonials of the most flattering char
New Haven, with special reference to super- acter for his bravery and patriotism. He was atending the education of his sons.
well known throughout the country as a writer Sept. 23.-BEECHER, Lieutenant FREDERICK, for the Atlantic and other magazines.
S. A., a brave and gallant young officer, was Sept. 26.-STUART, Rev. David TODD, a Press lled by the Indians on the upper Republican byterian clergyman and teacher, died at Shelbyiver, Kansas, aged 28 years. He was a son ville, Ky., aged 58 years. He was a native of 'the Rev. Charles Beecher, of Georgetown, Kentucky; was educated at Centre College, ass., and nephew of Henry Ward Beecher. Danville, Ky., studied theology at Princeton e graduated at Bowdoin College, Maine, in in 1832, and after the completion of his course 61, and immediately entered the service of returned to Kentucky, and accepted the pas3 country as a sergeant in Company B, 16th torate of the church of Shiloh and Olivet. Sub-' zine Volunteers. Subsequently he was pro- sequently he took charge of the Shelbyville Fe sted to be second lieutenant and first lieu- male Seminary. tant respectively. He was twice severe Sept. 27.-KING, Robert P., a distinguished wounded-at Fredericksburg, December 13, printer and citizen of Philadelphia, died there 52, and at Gettysburg, July 1, 1863. The aged 53 years. Beginning life poor, as a printt time wounded he was even then suffering er, he built up the large and respectable m the old wound, but could not be per- house of King & Baird, of which he was the ded to remain away from his command. head. He was an active member of the Re
severe nature of his wounds necessitated publican party; during the war was President transfer to the Veteran Reserve Corps, in of the National Union Olub, President of the ich he served as lieutenant until commis- Soldiers' Home, and of the Mount Moriah led in the regular army by President Lin- Cemetery Company. Though wielding great 1 in 1865. He served with distinction after influence in the party, he never aspired to appointment in the 9th Cavalry. He had office.
been ordered to duty in the Signal-Office, Sept. 28.-FESSENDEN, T. A. D., M. C. from was killed before he could obey the order. Maine, died at Lewiston. He was born in opt. 24.-PARKER, WILLIAM, Superintendent Portland, January 23, 1826 ; graduated at he Panama Railroad Company, was killed Bowdoin College in 1815, became a lawyer, ne of the employés of the company in his and was a member of the convention that
at Aspin wall. He was born at Perth nominated John C. Fremont for the presiden roy, N. J., about 1808; was educated at cy. In 1858 he was appointed aide-de-camp to Military Academy at Norwich, Vermont. Governor Morrill; in 1860 he was elected to vuilt the Boston and Worcester Railroad in the Maine Legislature, and in 1861 he was lachusetts, and was appointed the first made Attorney for Androscoggin County. In
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1862 he was elected to represent the second on New York Avenue was erected for the district of Maine in the Thirty-seventh Con- joint bodies. At this church Mr. Lincoln gress, to complete the unexpired term of the attended, and Doctor Gurley, as his pastor, Hon. O. W. Walton, who had resigned. preached the sermon on the occasion of the
Sept. 28.-HINDMAN, General THOMAS O., an funeral solemnities of the lamented President. officer in the Confederate service, was assassi- He was a man of fervent piety, and his mannated by one of his former soldiers at Helena, ner of presenting the truths of the gospel wa Ark., aged 50 years. He was born in Tennes- peculiarly attractive. see, in 1818; served as a second lieutenant of Sept. --, -OAUN-LOCK, better known as ChrMississippi Volunteers in the Mexican War, and LUNG, a noted Chinese merchant in San Frawas a Democratic Representative in the Thir- cisco, died recently in that city. He went to ty-sixth Congress from the First District of San Francisco in 1850, and immediately beze Arkansas. He was reëlected to the Thirty- business as a merchant, importing teas, opice, seventh Congress, but when the war broke silk, and lacquered goods, Chinese groceries out he entered the Confederate service, was etc., extensively, and soon built up a larm early made a brigadier-general, and served at wholesale and retail trade, which extended of Bowling Green until the evacuation. After a large part of California and the Pacific coast the battle of Shiloh, in which he participated, During our civil war he gave liberally towane and from which his commission as major-gen- the Sanitary Relief Fund. When the great eral dated, he was transferred to Arkansas, cramento flood of 1861–62 brought desolation and commanded in that State at the time of its and distress to so many American households occupation by General Curtis. His military his liberality was manifested toward our peut administration was severely criticised for his and his own alike. The firm had a house è severity in enforcing conscription and in main- Shanghai, one at Canton, another at Home taining discipline among his troops. After the Kong, and recently one in Yokohama, in scdclose of hostilities he went to the city of Mex- tion to that in San Francisco. A few dare ico, where he remained until the spring of before his death he expressed his determits 1867, when he returned to his home in Helena. tion to visit New York and Chicago on the
Sept. 29.- ANDREWS, Rev. LORRIN, & mis- completion of the Pacific Railroad, with a rien sionary, teacher, judge, and author, died at to establishing stores in those places. Honolulu, Sandwich Islands, aged 73 years. Sept. -:-GAGE, GEORGE, a prominent larHe was born in East Windsor, now Vernon, yer of New Jersey, died at Dover, N. Ja spred Conn., April 29, 1795; educated at Jefferson 31 years. He was an officer in the late 1 College, Pa., and Princeton Theological Semi- and was a member of the Assembly, free nary; sailed for the Hawaiian Islands in No- Morris County, and a leader on the Reçavember, 1827, and preached at Lahaina. In 1831 lican side. established Lahainaluna Seminary, which sub Oct. 1.-GERARD, WILLIAM, an old and emsequently became the Hawaii Úniversity, in nent merchant of New York, died in that which he was a professor for ten years. He aged about 80 years. He was born in Brod translated a part of the Bible into Hawaii; Street, and commenced his career as a cleriis resigning his connection with the American the shipping-house of Minturn & Champin. Board, in 1840, from antislavery scraples, he where he early evinced such a decided busin was for some time seamen's chaplain at La- capacity that at the age of eighteen he haina. In 1845 he was appointed judge under sent by the house to the East Indies, ss smp the Hawaiian Government, and was also Secre- cargo. Subsequently, he was in the emplos: tary of the Privy Council. These offices he Ebenezer Irving & Sons, where Washington held for ten years. Since 1855 he had pre- ving was a fellow-clerk.' He engaged in ta pared a large Hawaiian dictionary and several ness as junior partner in the firm of A. works on the literature and antiquities of the Glass & Gerard, which finally became Gerari Hawaiians.
Betts & Co. In 1866 Mr. Gerard retired after Sept. 30.–GURLEY, Rev. PHINEAS D., D. D., a business career of sixty years, throastaan eminent Presbyterian clergyman, Chaplain which he was noted for his strict integri of the United States Senate, died in Washing- correctness and probity in all his dealings, a ton, D. O. He was born in Hamilton, Madison his sound judgment. County, N. Y., November 12, 1816, and grad Oct. 3.—JAMIESON, GEORGE W., an actouated at Union College in 1837, and at the The- considerable ability, was killed by a railrs. ological Seminary at Princeton, N. J., in 1840. train, aged 58 years. He was a native of Ne He was immediately settled as the pastor of York City, his mother being an American, a Presbyterian church at Indianapolis, where his father an Irish Protestant. His educati: he remained for nine years, and subsequently was limited, but he held high rank as a Sest removed to the First Presbyterian Church at spearian scholar. At an early age he was a Dayton, Ohio. In 1853 he was called to Wash- prenticed to the trade of a lapidary, and his ca ington, D. O., and became pastor of F Street oos were models of artistic beauty. His tai Presbyterian Church in that city. In a few however, were for the stage, and his first in years a union was effected with another con- fessional appearance was made at the old R -gregation, and a new and handsome edifice ery Theatre, in 1835, in his own farce, **T:.
Chameleon.”. He also played with great suc- County, Conn., was a graduate of Yale Colcess at Niblo's Garden and at the Olympic. lege, class of 1804, studied law, and practised
Oct. 5.—HALSTED, SOHUREMAN, a prominent for nearly thirty years in his native county, citizen and philanthropist of New York, died was elected Secretary of State of Connecticut at Mamaroneck, N. Y., aged 63 years. He on the Conservative ticket in 1836, and after commenced his business career at the age of two years of service retired from public life. fifteen years, in a prominent dry-goods house, Subsequently he devoted his attention for, and by the time he had reached the prime of many years to the history and antiquities of life had acquired an ample competence. From the State, and especially to tracing the genethis period he devoted himself to the promo- alogy of the original and early settlers, in the tion of various religious and benevolent enter- Hartford, Quinnipiac (or New Haven), Pequod prises. It was by his personal efforts that the (or New London), and Saybrook colonies. He Legislature passed the act creating the Board published several volumes of these investigaof “Ten Governors," and having been appoint- tions. For the last fourteen or fifteen years ed one of the original Governors, he devoted a he had resided in New York City. large portion of his time to securing the success Oct. 21.-SOUDER, CASPER, Jr., editor of the ful working of that system. He was one of the Evening Bulletin, Phila., died in Philadelphia, principal patrons and supporters of the Old aged 48 years. He had been a prominent Ladies' Home in Forty-second Street, Vice- member of the profession twenty years, during President of the American Bible Society, Presi- seventeen of which he was connected with dent of the Westchester County Bible Society, The Bulletin. He was a man of fine culture Manager of the Parent Missionary Society of the and high literary attainments, and the author Methodist Episcopal Church, founder and Pres- of several valuable works, including the “Hisident of a savings bank, founder and for many tory of Chestnut Street,"' in which much reyears President of the Broadway Insurance search and impartial description earned him Company, and held many other responsible the high esteem of the Philadelphia public as positions both secular and religious.
a historian. Oct. 5.-WADE, Mrs. DEBORAH B. L., wife of Oct. 22.-HINDS, JAMES, M. O. from ArkanJonathan Wade, D. D., a missionary in Bur- sas, was assassinated at Monroe, Ark. He inah, died at Tavoy. Her maiden name was was born in the town of Hebron, WashingLapham, and she was born in Nelson, N. Y., ton County, N. Y., December 5, 1833; graduJanuary 10, 1801. At the age of 22 years shé ated at the Cincinnati Law College in 1856, was married and sailed from Boston with her and removed to Minnesota, where he entered husband, June 20, 1823, arriving at Rangoon upon the practice of his profession. Here he in the following December. Her missionary was appointed District Attorney, and was adlife extended over a period of forty-five years, vanced from this position to that of presiding during which she rendered a large amount of Judge. During the late war, he enlisted in an valuable service, and was eminently her bus- expedition which was sent by the Government band's helper, in his evangelizing labors. In against the hostile tribes of Indians on the 1831, and again in 1848, she visited the United Western frontier, and, at the close of the war States with her husband. She was a woman in 1865, settled at Little Rock, Ark. Subseof strong powers of mind, of sound judgment, quently he was chosen a member of the conind of remarkable piety.
vention which framed the constitution under Oct. 10.-LINDSLEY, NATHAN LAWRENCE, which Arkansas was admitted to the Union; L. D., an eminent philologist and belles-let- and at the election of State officers was chosen res scholar, died at Greenwood, Tenn., aged one of the three representatives in the national 2 years. He was the son of Philip Lindsley, Congress. At the time of his death he was br many years President of the Nashville Uni- canvassing his State with relation to the conersity. His early educational advantages gressional nomination of his district, and, alrere superior, and in whatever department of though having no direct personal interest in terature he pursued his studies, he endeavored the election, fell a victim to his political views. > explore the ground thoroughly. He became Oct. 24.-FAIRCHILD, Brevet Brigadier-Genlaster of several of the dead languages, as well eral Cassius, U. S. Marshal for Wisconsin, died 3 the modern languages, and in matters of at Milwaukee from the reopening of a wound hilology had justly earned a national reputa- received at the battle of Shiloh, aged 40 years. on.
As an educator he was eminently suc- He was a representative in the State Legislassful. Dr. Lindsley was of material assist- ture in 1860. During the war he was conace to his friend Dr. Worcester during his nected with the 16th Wisconsin regiment, of reparation of the valuable lexicon which bears which he became colonel, and soon after its s name, and had himself projected a great close was appointed U. S. Marshal, the duties ork in the department of lexicography, enti- of which position he continued to discharge od "An Encyclo-lexicon of the English Lan- with faithfulness until his death. Colonel F. Lage.'
had been married but two weeks when his Oct. 15.-HINMAN, Royal RALPH, a poli- death occurred. rian and genealogist, died in New York Oct. 28.-Tracy, ANDREW, M. C. from Verty, aged 83 years. He was born in Fairfield mont, died at Woodstock, 'Vt. He was