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1 As the strains which Homer sung.
MISCK LLANKO US.
OCT We c.'jiv frufn the "Old N-rtli Slate,"
tlio follow ing Memorial th the Conpress of tin--United
Stales, J nih'pteil a( the late Convention
hHd in tte ,tqwn d Plymmitli. on .the 14th ol"
March, 1850. fi refereucc- to 'NagVHe.id :
To tlie Honorable . Senate nntl
House of itvp vvse n la t i v c s in
Congress assembleti ;
Tlie People of tlie Counties of. Tyrrell,
WashihtiUi, Mnrtiii, Halifix, Northampton,
, Byriic, llertford, Citites, Chowa'ii, Perquimans,
Phsquotank. aind Camden, in Norlh-Carolitta,
! nssend)led in" Convention in the town of Ply
mouth, MarchSHth, 1850, respectfully repre
sent to your honorable bodieaihat their com
tmerc has for. Wars past labored under gric.
Yous burden.! from the want of an may and
cheap access to the cean nt tho foi of Albe
? marie Sound.! The Northeastern part of
North Carolina is bounded by an extent of
ca hoard morijj dangerous '.-nnd destructive to
Iho gewrnl commerce of the- oiuntr than ony
other portion of the American coast. The at.
tehtion of the j General Government has fre
qoently been called to this suhj,ect, anil numrr
bus surrey hve been made bith by tho Gen
era! and State; Governments, to ascertain-tho
practinbilitv of opening a g"od inlet, at the
fOl IH AlDemurie oounu, uiTiir i'liijj a ueno.
These surveys: have resulted in the testimony
or competent EngineTs that tho work is not
j only practical but would bo eminently bene.
J ficial to" nineteen of the richest Counties in
North Cirbhnn, and many in Virginia. In
the' ianpungf jof the United States Corps of
Engineers, if an iqlet were re-opened at the
pot where one formerly existed : Whether
we considef the profits of Commerce, the dan.
e ef ; Shipwreck, pursuit by nn Enemy, or
fWerUetH as a point of departure and- re.
Vesfment for our Privateers and Vessels or
Warf!a ha,rbot would be formed precisely in
thaf part-ofthi coast where one is most need.
ed.M t ft isHte province lf the Engineer to de.
' cidd whether is work can be executed, and
wtwHrtwilt cost i '11 testr w ith the Statesman
and jKeneoplel to decide wbeiher the country
will be sullktly ; benefitted by the work to
jneux) theexpf nse." .Your MmoriaJists beg
leave pi slate to your. Honorable bodies whit
competent Engineers have said of the prscti.
Csbnjty:pCthU prlc.t waterof.AUw.
' " liteSbocH! til this iitao (h into Pamlico
.ItisTwpotod lin order to opeflhifr inlet t the
Aftstskrb whero oro originally exlitcd.
lo nui a clam ncr m .Crmttnti ' ikJ Mtoa"nHku
S.uJs which cliiiii by ir-vntTni th Albc'.
niarle wnt-fsfimri Bowing nt.V P m! icp will
naturally forvw Hk-oi i nnojJief nrrt;tiifi
TiMf ItJtigiU'of tJit clim m ill wutcr will be
(iiicTuJifig'V4K SuutiiU) 4 1-2 mife. tb' ntfr..
in Kuahokt SMiud Iruiii 1 to 91-2 fati the
inuki'n; of this dam or 'embankment whicjj )u.
vol ves nearly the whole i:xpv'iH cannot cer
taiiily bo ;t work of nny pcculrur ''diflicqlty : the
real qustiin ivwhpre w;ll thti water jrt wht n
it is excluded from Ph nilico Sourtil 7 In tnrcU.
lfea,i,,S tuo oerotioii!i of nature, when you
have succeeded in finding ,fie cauw of oy
peculiar occurrence, you have, advanced a
of the United Stntis HitpniKers rt-TTmrlii
It you restore tlic original tjigniphy of ihe
Country, you willf forre the jwatprs into the
ehnninl through which they sought tlirr ocean
before the caue existed V liet us now nicer,
lain what was formerly the top.raphv of thiV
jjirt of North nroltin. Luwaoii, the earliest
historian of North Caroliu'ti, in d..scriliug
UoaiMike Ii.le:, ciflU it n Shi Chann.l. In n
clurtpnUl'Mhed lv J s. Wiiiijih-, m.d .kdic t.4l
to tli' D ik ol" Newcastle, uin; f thi L'rJs
Proprietors of th IViviiicn oi North C u.iiini.
enuraved nd piihlislicl )V act l '-Parliament,
17o3, j Uoanuke is laid 'dowis as
I... ....... r...
ii.i.iii- n mi ;
lutli.nitH water through tiiu inh t. At this tmh
t there were verV narrow nassat'eH tlirou-m
) oiarlrt-M ivhleh divide Alhi iiinilt; lr.nu i
Pamlico Soundtniid wh c'i tVjtle grailual w.isU
tnj; l ihe water, pave mee inereac i nrto the
vize-of l inoke nt.d Cidataii Svunl., it theie-
tore lotjow troin ine aiiiive tacts anu reastin.
ing it a ud hv an ISiijiiheef, Can'.ain U iclw,
tliiil if the w.itern are cOa lined to a tiiile out-3
let to llw 0.:iri ( fit wit Koroiftko iitli i.V
have a riiit to niiciate evi ii a better imvjvra
tion tlnu originally leloned to that Inlet wlien
tie pissMOf licIWi eil. the Stihd.s though limi
ted in sue, still existed, a UklMWii hy earliest
vvriters who invariably apeak of R.Miioke io
an. Island. Your iMeiiioi jalisH are tifraid
tjiat they would s ell their M't inriai into too
lireat izo if they jt x iiniatd a'll the opinions ol
Bojiirers mi tiief j)rMc;ii7ib;lty of thi work ;
tin y will c ai' lude tliis brunch of the suhject
hy ' qiiotitej. the opinion i.ol jG'enl.-' , Bernard,
l lei.i.i Gratiot, atid C.ol. i Toten Dim of whom
vi us confide i cd at th it 'tim, jlhe ino-t ycientif
t: liiigineer .ia ilj world, j The lit purl ot
Mr. p.ilion upon lloanoko'Iidtt was suhmit
"tj i by the 'War DV Hirrerrt t thes fienti;
ilieo tor tiii ir c.VfoninattOii nnd rpiiiioii, and
the following qncsii .n was pat to thviii: Cao
the pri.jectI) ex.ieutcd, 'and f so will the pis
ri iii in 'iinsjtr cted ;serionlv hv stouns
and current ? ' Tney conc tir generally with
Mr. Fulton, and in tlu ir reply use these word:
Mr. Fultn prj o- s it extend the dam a.
crns Roanoke, aii d Cro itau ' tSotiii'ls, the ri a
son he ive. for pr f rr.uj; l1ir places -hofcn
are sutxtantiai., i i he rexisoJiinr o these creiu
tlenieii eoni ludes tlm-, ' theiie is "then' irud
reason -to n.-l.ieve,:ih;t jf ;he l4mb-inkineiits are
mice made w i h sulVn ieisi olidity to resit th--elf
cts 'of the.fiist'- vi: .lent'.si t!nj each succeed
ing year will cot.'tr.ihute to tl ir stabi'.tv : and
time, whielt inf . I ib y drstrovs mosr cf the
w in ks of inert, Willi lu re in rutne uu auxi.i'ia rv-j
of most tteinendops power.
As legnrds the importance of thi work;
your Memorialists-will st'ite 'p -yur
,, .. i
on this subject;
r i i i
, from a body o
lee bodies, that. inia Mcmoii d
presented to Cmigres in 1830
very intelligent I rmiffj and
ingin nine of .the'j Ka.terri c
unties o! io:td
Carolina, they alltdge, that upon Two millions
twenty-live thousand five hundred and eighty
six dollars worth of produce, shipped via Uroj.
tan Sound to the jc-cean there has been a' loss
fljom obstructions; iui one year of One hundred
and fifty otie thousandlftiur hundred and sixty
nine 93-100 dollars, Sinco that time more
than half the productions of thU region of
country have sought an outleit to tnc Ot eati
through the Dismiil Swamp Cltnal, an e xceed
ingly tedious and expensive navigation. To
convince your. I lonorabl; bodies of the loss in
curred by your Memorialists jin high charges
fr carrying n portion of heir products through
the Dismal Swamp Canal to m irket, yur Me
morialists alledge. that upon oho aiid a half mil.
lion ol products carried through the. Canal to
market in 1849, they p,id ver 81U9.U00, iu
nil enchanced rate of freight your MemoiiaU
ists titate to your Honoraldo todies tliat ft out
lho great and increasing djffiejulties of this uav
igation from the want of uu Iillel at the foot of
the.Sound, n large portion of h ctwtiig ves
sel which formerly s ught Our waters hare
been driven from us to the great injur of the
Coasting Trade of the Union, j
I In 1840, a repirt was madto on the subject
to the State Legislature, by. a!jor Gwyun, a
distinguished Engineer. He thu-i speaks o(
the burdens sustained by that portion of our"
commerce which s-e1cs an outlet to tlie ocean
through Ocracoke Inlet, "tissumtng the tonj
mge which passes Ocracoke at 100, 000 tons
annually, the charge oti vessels for ligliterage
and detention orr the Swash before they reach
the bar of Ocracoke, sveraging one dollar per
ton, amounts1 to' SlOfXOJO, the additional
n'ja ofinsuraoce bec&use of the risk is 3 4 of
one per cent, and amounts oti the exports and
imports taking the same at 0.1,000,000 ;to
C4.000, and on vessels to 03000 per aonam.
This annual tax of Cl1r5,000 'upiinlhe navi
lUui of this section of icuuntrj, iuoVpendenlly
fthe otherevil. cannot tot enhance tha rate
of freight sod the cost wodnteyancc to tntrtet.
which u;grtkf ,i prwvrd by tlnr fct ilwt
th- pricu of fre;f(rrb N-of nud WiJ.
inintoii tlie Io4trir. but I2il oiiltrt uth of
Ocracoke) i fr.i 23 t. 25 er cent le than
frum lowtU 'l:e .lbein.rle. Einntiu
Ui cnhinced fniM a tax up-m pro i jc?
iifnik Jjwr cent ltf We can fairly ch trge to
the defects of thil -ttntioi an nnuu-tl cnmU
lire lo of SOlb. Frn the cause
heretofore &ludV! iinhU estimate is rather
under than overn tt . . .
When we taktf? Into consideration tint the 1
farmer uhimate)p;is nil charges in the di- i
tninished vaUie!lu product, it is verV a p. j
. ' . .t.'.l ILJ t'. ; .. I
oarent whv theifja?n articles of produce o
the waters of ilioA Wmarle ar from 15 to
1 30 per cent t leits jvahiR titan upon the Ches-
upeaKe. ; Anlj itovgn our tanas aroi more
fertile, they rongatid less money perl acre,
nnd are alrnoUufisaeable iu Iarje quauti-
.Your Memolkfiti atate, that in conse
qnence of the clltiuilly increasing di(B :uU
ties of this naiunnilroiri the waut of no Inlet
nt ihe place inijc!itdt ruiM'ea hnc in s nitc.i
r v w ..... .
instances i cretiji a unuDie tin ir loriivr
.i - a-
mount, and hVvofUvsme rumwusiy hili mi
Luintert. Fthl &Oaval Stores, w hirh are i
. x . . ...
IVefpi' iitly sMjjjhJ pun' d-ck. Major Gjmi ,
Si ... i..,.ir M .i.r i v .... 1
'in the report a liVjl'd to luriln r s'.aier',, within
i - l -&!-;-, :. .
a mi in i r I iM-Tiixi iit'trtiN.nif aiiMir.i in nroi
!(,M live- Iok oiM tiio C-at unnieui ttely w:
; it... i-.h, t.. i.;t. for iiit:tiu'
,,i lfi .nil.w o'n L Ul-i!- .f it. .itrNent h fright.
fu! lsi nlj a Ktif rfl' Pppt al to the nr .uctioa
iu! list imOj a Ktrvng pppeal to tlie pr
and humanity j tiie t iverniiMMit. D irinjl
tliat p riol ax.neifHV-ai. 1 could ascertain, 112
VesselH were wfvkd, which nvrraui: nlv
50 tons each wd'ni iki tiether with their
jmrgM.aloH htSiuch short of, 8330,000 i
and with thfse v-kls 2 4 souU found a w
rv s 1 ,i . r 1 J
.-..... m :i: il. ii I
ieiv perave. , r iiUT iorinoi i.oisis aittujir w.
this work in pe(?yf,i irlv within the province
nnd duties of tht Rational Legislature, ns it
would bent fit exfp()ii)gly' tho commerce and
.hipping tntercsiW tlie Union.
North C;i(jU'; ha surrendered to the
General Cioveri0ent the exclusive right to
Jay and collt ijt'!.s upon imports and ha by
that ur reiidcr-l f rived herself of the means
to improve lier Ijrhors which nre so necessary
lo her prijeriiv?'nie General G jverniw it
iu hen t'dre negylctiug to make aonpptopri
Hliou for this neftsa-rr and useful work has
11 its dutetowardj a large portion o!
1 1 mf if. k
W.frlhajTO eetv-wU- regret and I
, . ,f . liL- . r.ta
mortification 0trr5t1i.s nrrrEffrrf-'trrMViteo nnpo.
1.:.! ti.:,:... '.u. ' Lt
1 niiwiin oil lill;, 7!J ruuit;i "iiui
whilst tlfonsam sMid millions of p-ihlic money
have been aiTiiiily appropriated Nort'u and
river--, somei o
f Sliich works tire of doubttui
We dove, the
oftltiil more djubt:ul constitu-
? i. . . t
(won, nm our at aenmeiu m
it is basi d upof , (onvictiop, that if widely
managed it is thK?rjret means to promote the
genera pr.spcr!iyfef ils Citiz.us, which, should
he I he ,e 1 1 sin 1 1 i I ii 1 Ailing oh, ct of all well-.;
aumini-ter. ci g mprnonts. I , on '"
tfnry, this slntfif Jiieglect should continue to
exi-i, y..ur .oefiHtKiiisisi nrm-y u neve, inai
. . 1 . ....!.: Jfc- .1:. 1. ... :. i.l . I ! '
io incmni cuujM'jijjrui-sajijiiiieiioii amo o
. ' ! 'A-Si . 1 -4.1. ..I .t...
tent wined nowjt, wiu Im added tlie m.l-
iineholy eo:rvc hifeLih'tt the General ; Govern-
r : . . t t t
meni is incanunti,'i inKiiig a wie
... . ? . i i .
m-inhke view of fttpcculiar duties a
..... . ; , i??
1 sihi hties. 1 414 r ' v
- H'tlr :
i r I - if.-. t I
ment is incapalai; Wktug n wie and states.
YourMemorjift3 have shown your TI"n.
onible bodies thaf v 1730, when Nrtli Caro.
lina was a proviji(, the Inlet we propose to
re-open had four; iburfis through tho , inlet.
Sinco that timelS.orih Carolina 'lias gone
cheerfully with jin?r?$tster States through all the
tiiaU of the IteH4it'ion and succeeded in es.
tahlishinga Goyefrlment of the people, which
she fondly hoped!roHld be a happv exchange
for ' lh nrglect ; jiid tyranny of lho Mother
.country. ' I jr'I:: , i
Tfuth compisJs lit, to ronfesi to some extent
our disnppoititmefy We have seen; our har
bors gradually)e for th want of a little
timely nttentiorfhe shipping which once
filled our broad hjjjt find nohle rivers,; siupplan
ted by n miserahtjCMnal boat, whilst the Gov.
emment to wiu'we have surrendered so
much,' is inseui6u to its duties at home, but
can wnste milliog of publir tressure in ae.
q dring the barn sceptre" of roretgn' tcr-
'We trut thnlwscr counS;ds may hereafter
prevail, and, that ;t$e public treasure may 1h
Hpproprialed snj'Q;a the Ctnstitutfon ju5ti
fies, to the i'mpr)vg and adorning lh" brri.
tory w havf, ritithan in acquisitions which
spread disconreol tnd distraction through thi
once happy Uo&: Whilst this Conrention
composed--of - blhe great parties of the
country would j.'iftiotisly avoid expressing
any opinion ujtop t policy of scqutring ter.
ritory, th7 cannlt forbear uttering the re.
gretsthejr ft! t$aT Cmgress has in this in.
stance neglect lf bndoubted constitutional
obligation to rnalfjErsurh a National improve
merit as in tbeoptonsof both parties is clear
jy within Iu powfsfii ,
:x 1 ' Jndrnt oflhf. Convention.
i JOS.1P NORCOM,
THOMAS P. DEVKREUX,
THOfrAS P. JONES,
J0H. LEARY, ,
u -! ' mi ' Ficei Prtsidenti.
Joajt C. McBoftT,
i tic i uuucw vr ouuu i utiu.
A skrUri.m vf wir! 4id iron is constructed
i:i th sh.ipc ol jllie fiufe to be tnndc, ruod
which lhi mo Jlhu clay may be wrtuirht
couU.it practice with Vi.c !o fv-l tt tu.be !
wiser to w..rk lit a soft and pliable .tit tier 11,1
nun (.'PiiMim uieuii iTn iun 910 j it nwKJrls lit
lite d;tTi:uliic- ifinarb!e. i 'Jn tti ski !ctou of
wo-kJ tiKj nuked B40 e ijraivd ; at..t a profv-r j expmvded in thcirj priMfuetlon. They Wci
frjnH work is, Comiructi-d IO sottirt haiiciinr L.ttS oh tillv b rrlia-d bv t!w4 Prior of sure ?H.
Uf,I,n('' of ;ujtr-ic."U:d bjiv n
bit tf w.nd v ii !u-iK-o.j!arinH r foid t
1 .1..- it xx- r . .
. 1 . i i c.14:m artt-.- i ire u4
the whole skel hWi is kept ui its jk tion by hh,
upright piece of limber !rewiiibiii2 the rt
..... .1 :L ...t:!.ii i: .. .J ..
wi wiuis which pes ou i iup centre oi-tne
wldch the statue is to b f
he skeleton is rody, .?? j.
mcxieilrd. Vnen the
the tttoMiitig 4y u4yi heat ;up uiittr it iW
pliable nt Hie'iftt Ht dotl, the artisf ptaciy
the sketch wrtch'ue in-fnii It t'opy b. foru him,
ned cimio tlNq'iart iujnu ol clhy -into lonjf
thin slices, IkjUvoi ks it round the Irume-work
and U a's it .-wiJiV in, o Vr to l 'ave rto crcices
tn which water iny Uxltj utui end njer his ia
hor. : The clay, wrought! 'with tools of WikkJ
nitii wnii 1 1 ) iiJinii in: :ii i r trrojtm linn iiif
eMreOi.irnt ? um h.ii9i iuhi tt.e n-ure rou.rtJ
roUi.d pf..vjs.jn,ttjroi,u and weak lights
comir.rc" it with imi.il n.i n. a aa imM.
!-, nu when iie Jpiiicfiuj i: to tM-true in pro.
. - i - t
! nrt.1i.Oi ' .li. I j.W .lint t!i t - a" i . 1 ! . a.i!
wmiiiii my v iiij cnaiii- ijm, s i ( , u l I at 1 1 ( 1
' '' I
mei.T,; lie pro ti U to cl olie or drap.' it. i Ali
statues i, re m-! el?el u ik -i anl then v .t!ie ;
this insures aei Uracy ol pfojiorttou and irnce- ci
ful.H .ss iit'h'ip , wiili nl winch no di apery w nl ; ii
h ang w ilii 1 ii j nce, and1
1 w. 1
ihroA n MWn y. I To lt.n
tt i inn trul fl
iii; drapery, :t Li nk or' rol. of the s nnc te.
ture of tin.t n lkj represented is. put upon the t
'.-Hj:'Mc-i.iu.t- hm?i un u 10 me proper .
I f . 1 L' I I I
uii t krii. 111 lilt' roite. inJinii il i 1 1 n .nu in
the desired inaliiier : 'the iieni r d idea of the
1 , . - - -- j j i
""PVTJf r'fV'"? ""V" a.rea-
ly determine!,' nnd 'from the roln; the detail i
Copied. ) In these great tsis ntiais, proper con
eepiionjof sciitiincnf, posture, and drup4ry
Fiaxman was t mnstcr. ' NVhcu 1 he model k
eomplctetl, u iniiuld i theii.nia.de. over tlie clay
statue, i'n plaster; of Pari:: and all the clay
whieh.cpinpuM'd the iniidi fuud the frame.woik
which sustaiue'iJ it are removed. The' miKJcl
being;,-made in! fwo t partsjk readily washetf,
placed togethorjj and thexrdst is then formed ot
u fine,5 piaster tliau the niuuid and irons' arc
piit,ujrn tlie ctfiftre to n falQ it. With a
wideiilijiQjlctiiihd a hluti't chisel formed like
in vvetlgc thwart 1st removes. the outer inoukl
f , t "f i"rr n r - t (
wlch peek ri-ndtTy oirTaud when th-? ida-ter
.st-ttue i- en!if'il, cleaned
dried ina hot lt0ye ; and
d iwn, it siiould be
hen it un v be usi d
for copying inio jin irhl. , jit ii rue that Mi.
" , 7' V -" "
ti.ocK, anu AVii.i; -me ngure ibiiapcu in mutaiion
b lore him,1, helijd il h d Uy 4ut, and deiider
1 I . .A . . 1.. . ....... t o. t- .....,( . Ik . n H -. . A I. 1
1 im3: viii' on. lih 1 'uno iu.'ui on n i.ir"Mii,
I , - 1 i 1 : -
, 11 ,. .....s ... uiul w..s. ur ,;. ,a, hi
ui'idcil-'d. hi- st.iiti.e in 1 y
..lid ca.t il in p!as.
l.y -some bohnai y;
U-r, rn.d got i rouuli hewn
1 , t(ti'
j j 't
mitlit 'have initile lime whtre'li
one, it i if I at the same tune avoided :
! ,,st. ..n.k, , proportion oftthiiii !
Vild.Fum,lA iJhr.iru ;l Liics of British
i . ,
, pUinltra nwl &Hliors.
j A N kc i- it e F ii t Tilt .M a esc k i pt Jou k n v ,
op A MkLcui y TijE (jo vVemion of 17ri4
; .4vV,ei- lho :cUUviitiod li-r-t. opoi.etl, all
lllla,.pl,i.lf': 'here -were a liuibher f piopos- .
lilous brought liirward as great n auuig prin
fur tun u-w G Vvr.un .d, to be s
tan i?ln d; for tbe; Ueit. d b.at s. A
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K. k i.r.in o ti.ii.j tLuM iiiVxii l.k i.nrOi trit.iiiitfk r
with un i. l inctjoii'to ke o (.vcrvthmg
found sec.et. Uue morning, by aCi iuctit, tn.e
Mllons wl.u h iKing Juck ty p.cKeu up u
(ieueral I .Mifflin, was presented to General
Washington, the President, wlio put it into his
picket. I After the deb ittis f the -day were
over, and the question fur arfj urnuent was
callcil 'for, the Gcuiwral arose from Ids scat, and
previous to his putting the qoe-titu, addressed
the CofiVi tition jjn the following manner : ,
Gen;tlem e5t : I am s-'rrv to find that some
one member .f tins body, has ty-en so neglect,
ful of tl'esccn fsr ed this Convention, as to diop
in the State lloiisc, a copy, of '.these proceed.
ingMj which by 'iccident was picked op, and
dehveredto oe this inorning. 1 must entreat
gei . t Icmeji to bli more careful, Ust our trans,
ictiiins g t intoithrt newsphpers, and dirtract
the public repose by rrernatur speculations
I know njot whose piper it is, but tliere it h.
(throwing it dovrn on the tb'c) let him who
owns it, take it. At the same time, he bow&h
picked upj his hat, and quitted thy room, with
a dignity so severe, that every person seemed
a'armeil; for. my; rwrt 1 was extremely io, for
putting my hand in my pocket, I mised my
copy of the sa ine paper, but advancing op to
tlie table my fears soon dissipated. I found it
to De tho rtatid.writinx? of another t-ion
When 1 went amy Mfftngs at the Indian
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Queen. I ! found: ! my copy j in a coat pocket,
which I had polled tiff that rnorning.
It is sotnrthihg rrmarkahUt that no person
ever owned the paper. w Did. Ifajxr.
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(ttr Mr. Prentis, bf Nciv Orleans, strong1
censures me prtcttce or an attorneys taking a
fee fo assist tlie State in a criminal prosecution
He adds that he ; has not for yrars taken such
a fee, and that hct never will take one. ? Tl-
editora of the Crescent City sar ther havi
knowij him to refuse it fee bf C5OC0 to press.
, THIS Ub-LLS OF LtMEIllCK.
There is n curious and intcrrsttnj;. tradition
connected with th.- bvlls of Limrrirk cathedral
TiKr atory i-;jmtjiy told, an I will bear rep-
etioti. Tbcvf ;wrrt it U aivL 'btouht. cHffin
aUy from Iia wli-rc tlwy wrre mahufacturrd
by a jouuji titivet wt grrw jxstly pood f
.Ji successful rej.t ol Vt ars of anxious tort
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trtt. co.rnx; auU wttU tie protus ol'ihM
Ve .'h 'jnui' italnn prwcurvtl a vtUa, wiitn.
hi hal 0c.peaur oflKfing tlie t'iitijrof Id
belU fnhn the rlin nnd of gruwln od fn jU f
bwn of doer l V, tannine., Tlist:owett,
is nt to cuiinue. , lo somo ofUht-e hrm
wV - tlter ril t f.t:t2D, whicUere th.ctt4tu-- . '.
Ita.nn wa a suuvrrr a.si. r.nny. ; lie i
his sl;UoJ, fu-r th; palo of thestamv
found himself ptejrnrcd 1 "J ihe'wrrck
of (artcii frii i.d.s fan.i y ttnd horcc.; Ti e
convent iu' wlucii tht5 U ithe cty$ d'erarrr
of hi kilf, tuvre hu::r-, wa rszeJ.W UvC rarth ,
anil the InlU ere cerrted away to another
land. Tba unfoUiJUlc owiipr, liauntcd by his
nx-mnrict and dcHcrtcd bj his fnpef becntue
a wandcrerorcr Europe - Hi hair prcw gray,
and tiU heart withered, btfurc ho Kn foind
a home' and a fiietd; It tUI d'U'1
'spirit. h formed the "residutmti t seekit; te
place to:hicb the trenjwin ot uu rrsrrpgry i.j
Ih-cn finally borne.! He tmiledfif Ifc!il;d, pro."
ceeded tin tjie Shannon i the vessel finclsml
ceeded un fjie Shannon i
the pool near Limerick, and he hired n srU'-
boat for the purjxiseof iaodtr.7.' 'T"-i city wot
ftt,r bef ire -htm fund Im1-! fct.'Mary"'"
UeepiCjIifliu it turrelcd head aboTO thy smoko
jind mit if Ihe old town. " He s"t in thq Stcmf
' . . f I 1 I . JI . a 1 . It m m
anu looKeu iinuiy waru -. a.u -. u-
uiz so clm and beauitM'Df Tcrr.irJ him of-
its ow u nAic haven in'lhr v.cclct t;rnc ct
1 he yer the death of tho spring ' fhc 'troad
stream nppcartd like one finoo'di mlfrpf, and . .
the little vessel glidod through it. v Un a tud
dn, amid the general sliUncss, the bcus tilld , . ;
from the cath'cdriil; the rowers rented mihetr
oar, and the Vessel wenr forward with tho im' . '
puUe it had received. ThcPgrd lia'.iao look :,
cd towsrd th cjty, crosscd jiis arnrs on his
breast, ntid lay back in hts seat Home, hoppu .
nesi, early recollections friend famity -"-all
were In tho sound, and went with ; It to his . '
heart. . When the rowers looked round, the
ibchrjd.himwith his facs ;ll ".turned i toward V
the eathetf ral ; Lilt hts" t yct vein c!oed, nn4
'wlietrahryUacOd t!:ey fturJInin dead lJrW '
THE' DEATHS OF GREAT il EN. .
How deeply intercstng il is to contemplato "
the death-bed beetle of thoe whose . fame will
be irnpcnshable t.o.long as genius is admired.
or science, art. and literature cultivated It is
sai.l tli.it Mailer, the great physiologist, died
ftliug rhis pulse. When 'he. found that he
was almost gone, he turned. to his brotlier physi.
cian, and aid, My friesd, the artery ceases
to beat,' and died. Petrarch was found dead
10 his library," leaning on a book. Bede died
iu the act of dictating. Roscommon uttered
at lite moment he expired two lines of his own
version Dies iije., Rousseau, when dying,
ordered, his attendants to place him before Ids
window that he might once rrvire bvlnild his
garden, and tbid adieu to Cloture. : Addions
tlyiug Meach to ?iIsmii in-law, was charac
t lis ic ol the author of the Sp cttttor." Sold
u to ine disisoluto j young i.obleman, whith
what tranq uilly aiUtirutian can dkj I Al
'j c . . .1 e- Ua v U lore he died. Was nrit-rL.t i
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sec a prict, and wlien he came Im tid to him
; ;wiih'grcat - afTibiliiv, Have the goodness to
; ,tfk i(, lo.morrow . tnmt death
fiiUr auj lwcnty hours.T Tasso's dyioir re.
, - (.1 Cvnthis was i.tfiiti--
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llw gloom which hauuted him through life: ho
hnd but one favor, ho said, lo request of him,
wliich was, that be would collect his works
ai.d commit them to the flirrus, especially his
-jeruaHm ueiiyereu. Uiarendous pen
dropped from his Iviod when h wks seized
w.tu palsy, which terminated Iiis4ife. Chaocef "
died ballad, ma king. His last production ho
euliiled, A Ballad madrt by UeoCVcv Chaucer J.
ou his dea.th.btfd, lying hi great anguish. '
wi uviuiiitj ( uwirci vauiiy was GtspisyetX
in nis iai tnouiCiit. rope, wno visited bun
two days before bo died, says ho never taw. a
scene of so much Jranity iq his life; KncIIcr
"iii siuxng up in ueu cumcmpjaunj no pisns . -.
he was making "for his own mooument. f
could wish this tragic scene;' was over, nid)
tho celebrated actor Quin; hot I bipe 16 gj
thiough it with bccoraii dignlxy fishoji
new urn step wiuks in tno act or tclicr bja
watch. Bale, bating prepared his proof
sheet for tho Jprinter,' poiuted to where it lay -when
in the act of dyin. Tba last wonb of
Lord Chesterfield were when tba nilef, open
ing the curtains of the bed, accasCf d t Dr.
Drydah-,-Give Drytdale a dair.n ' Warrca
observed thit ChesXerfUeUTa good , Weeding
only quitted ira trithia ILra, ; TeU Coding,
wood to bring the (Let to an anchor,' wero
Nelsou'a last Woids vi Cr&r ; net death!
Death js notterriUe to w," aald Charlea tha
First, when ha ascended tha tczZJid. ' : Elf
Thomaa Wore, on obsiviuj thtccikjirii of
the scafjold on which ha was ftbet to, die, s;;4
to tho , executioacr, I pray yKi ei ma . rr
snfi, and for niy coming downlst rr.3 siiATor
myatlfl Fatedbc Jasrasl 1 ' "
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C0"A dctaotrsih; criitiv.! ill Irta fcr
edbDublio, .V' ,- .-
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