Hazard's Register of Pennsylvania Volume 10

Hazard's Register of Pennsylvania Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1832 edition. Excerpt: ... an indulgent father, and a good neighbor, and a peacable citizen, a consistent Christian, an honest man.--Washinglan Pm paper. Died, on Saturday last, at 5 o'clock, A. M., Jenn He was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, on the 11th January, 1739-volunteered as a soldier under Gen. Armstrong, l'rom Carlisle, in 1774, and again, under Gen. Lacey, in 1776; and continued battling against his country's foes, until 1779, when his wounds compelled him to leave the service. He invariably sustained the character of a brave soldier, and an honest man. On Sunday evening his remains were followed to the grave 199 by a large concourse of citizens, and attended by upwards of 150 members of the volunteer corps of this city.--Pillsburg Democrat. ROBERT BROWN. Dzsn, on the 22d of July, in the city of Pittsburg, after a lingering illness, ROBERT BROWN, in the' 20th year of his age. The complaint to which he fell a sacrifice, was the consumption. It is melancholy to observe how many of our best and most promising youths have fallen victims to this disease, from whose slow, but steady and unerring aim there is no escape: a disease that unfortunately_ se ects its subjects from among those whose superior genius leads them aside from the ordinary pursuits of life, and induces them to tax too severely their physical strength, by increasing the power of the mental engine beyond the point which the frail vessel that supports it is able to bear. Such a victim was the young' man to whose virtues and talents we now oifer the last poor tribute which friendship can bestow. It is selfishness that induces us to mourn after departed friends: and it is weakness to indulge in unavailing reg-ret. But when a mind like the one we commemorate shows so much of moral...show more

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  • Paperback | 434 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 771g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236755774
  • 9781236755773