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bad served out its time, he enlisted in a be received a Captain's commission from 0, Day most calm, most bright!
Connecticut regiment,commanded by Col. Congress, and was allowed to take rank The fruit of this, the nort world's bud; John Durkee, and was commissioned by from July 1777. He was afterwards on The endorsement of supreme delight, Congress as 1st lieutenant in the company duty at the battle of Monmouth. This Writ by a friend, and with his blood; of Capt. John Hyde.
was his last regular campaign. His health Tho couch of time ; care's balm and bay = The week were dark but for thy light;
While with Col. Durkee he took part in was greatly impaired, and though but just Thy torch dotb show the way.
several of the severest conflicts of the war. arrived at man's age, he was worn down
In December 176 he fought at Trenton with hard service. His term of enlistment BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES. where the Hessians were defeated, and sub- expired and he left the army before the
sequently at Princeton, where the brave close of 1779, probably contemplating at General Mercer was slain. He was not the time only a lemporary retirement from
far from that lamented officer when he fell, the field of arms, but the severity of the CAPT. ROBERT HALLAN.
and in common with bis fellow soldiers contest was over, and he was subsequently must have felt a thrill of auguish at their engaged only in transient volunteer ser. great loss. The division to which he be. vice near home.
After the conclusion of the war and the This name belongs to a man of ardent longed ba-l pressed forward to support the temperament and fearless bravery, who
General, but was driven back by the Brit. revival of business, he engaged in mercan. merits an honorable enrolment among
ish bayonets, tho Americans having no tile pursuits and was for thirty years or the weapons but their riffes.
more, an active member of the firm of Ed. patriots that achieved the independence of our country. He was the son of Nicho
In October 1777 he was at the post of ward Hallam & Co. Subsequently he offi. las and Elizabeth [Lalimer] Hallam, and duty with the army in the disastrous affair ciated for several years as cashier of the born in New London, July 14, 1757.
at Germantown, and not long after was Union Bank of New London.
In the latter part of his life he retired When the battle of Lexington roused the whole country to the point of actual
that required not only chivalrous daring from all business and devoted himself to resistance, he was but 18 years of age, but
but steady discipline. This service was the quiet duties and occupation of domes in that day, boys were inen. With the performed under the command of Major tic life. His fire-sido, his-garden, and his Ardent heroism of youth, inspired with Thayer of Rhode Island to whom had friends sufficed for his enjoyment, and his the love of liberty, he started as a volun- been intrusted the defence of Fort Mifflin. exercise. He had a taste for rural purteer for the scene of confiict, and obtained This fortress was situated on an island in suits and crcated around him a little Eden his first military experience in the desper.
the Delaware, a few miles below Philadel- of verdure and fragranco. Often would
phia, and was attacked by the British the passers by pause with curious delight ate battle at Bunker Hill, June 17, 1775, with an overwhelming force. The de- before his ancient domicile and admire his In this contest where all were brave and dertermined, his intrepid valor was
fence was gallant, and nobly mannaged, but ine trees, his beds of spicy herbs, and in
unsuccessful. On a small scale it was one their proper season bis tulips, his long bed spicuous. He had enlisted in the compa of the most harzardous and terific conflicts of lilies of the vallay, and his rich clusters ny of Capt. William Coit of which his elder brother Edward, was Sergeant, and during the war. Irving in his Life of of rose-acacia, Washington after describing the heavy
Capt. Hallam’s wife was a grand daugh. no company upon the ground was more distinguished for its steady fire. A letter
cannonade of of the fort by the besiegers, ter of the Rov. Elipbalet Adams, one of the of General Parsons is extant, written three observes, “There was terrible slaughter; most accomplished and venerated of our days after the batt!e, in which he mentions most of the company of artillery was des- New London clergymen. They had but among other instances of gallantry, that troyed. 10 hold out longer was impossi- one son, vie., Orlando Hallam, father of Robert Hallam of New London fired 28 ble. Col. Thayer made preparations to Rev. R. A. Hallam, the present rector of cartridges, eight of them after being severely evacuate the fort in tho night. The St. James Church, wounded were taken over to Red Bank ac
Capt. Robert Hallam died Feb. 18, 1835, wounded in the hand. It is doubtful whether the annals of our country record companied by part of the garrison. Thay- aged 78. Mrs. Lydia Hallam, bis relict, an instance of more hardy bravory in a er remained with forty men until eleven died Oct. 29, 1854, aged 88. o'clock when they set fire to what was com
The remains of this couple were removed youth of eighteen. In October of that year he was appoint. fended, and crosseed to Red Bank by the the name and family,) from the former
bustible of the fort they had so nobly do- in the year 1854, (with those of others of 2nd lieutenant of the company, his coinlight of the flames.
Hallam tomb in the Old Burial Ground, mission bearing the signature, now so highly prized, of George Washington.
Lieut. Hallam was, in all probability, to Cedar Grove Cemetery, where a monuSubsequently, when Capt. Coit's company the last to leave the fort. In March, 1778, ory.
one of this brave band of forty, who wero mental column is dedicated to their mem
We know of some who can be daily THE REPOSITORY: ply these gracious gifts, that they may
enjoy the exquisite luxury resulting from seen contributing to the relief of the des. VEW.LONDON, CONN. kindness of heart and benevolence of ac- titute. We sincerely hope that more will
tion. Surely, when misery and distress engage in the good work, and give car to
are around us, and with piteous accents the cries for assistance that daily go up in Thursday, December 13, 1860.
the trembling applicant presents his or rany quarters of our city. DELTA. THE POOR. her claims on our bounty, we have a duty
THANKSGIVING.–Thursday, the 29th to fulali; and in the performance of that In another column will be found "An duty we may enjoy with a true and heart- of November last was observed as a day of appeal for the Noedy" from the pen of felt zest the luxury of doing good. Let us Thanksgiving in the following States and our correspondent, "Delta,” to which we not forget the wants of the poor.
Maine, would invite special attention. The fact
Ohio, Give to the orphan, needy and distressed'; cannot but be apparent to all who will se
Give to the widow, cheer her drooping breast ; New Hampshire, Iowa, riously consider tho mattor, that although Give to the poo, the longed for comfort givo; Vermont, Michigan,
Give to the sick, the drooping soul revive; the past propitious season, with smiling
Massachusetts, Illinois, fields, abundant harvests and overflowing Give to the outcast, wretched and forlorn ; Rhode Island, Wisconsin,
Give to the sorrowing child of bitter scorn ;
Connecticut, Indiana, granaries attest the goodness of our boun
Give to the hungry food, Oh freely give; tiful Creator, under the present unbappy
New York, Missouri,
Give as you bope from Heaven good to receive. state of our disturbed financial and busi.
Kentucky, ness relations, many worthy and industri
For the Repository. ous workmen will be thrown out of em.
Maryland, ployment, and their dependent and help
Texas, less families must inevitably suffer from Never in the annals of our history as a
North Carolina, Kansas, the pinching hand of poverty and want. nation, have-we witneseed a summer and ? Alabama, Nebraska, Already vo begin to see sad evidences of autumn of more general tbrist and pros
Louisiana, Washington, D. C. suffering and distress in the community perity than the one which has just given
Minnesota, around us, and the feeling heart and char-place to the "cold and stormy winter."
South Carolina and Georgia observed & itable hand find even now a wide field for
The earth has indeed been liberal in her
“ Fast Day''the former on the 21st, the their kind offices of mercy. But we are gifts, and the granaries of the land have lutter on the 28th,—very appropriately, we only on the border of that vast field of been filled to overflowing. Onr success think, if they intend to " secede” from want and sufering that underneath a cold also in a business and commercial puint of this noblo Confed racy. Mayor Wood is. and cheerless winter sky lies extended be- view, has been as great as the revulsion sued a somewhat belligerant and profano fore us. With what appaling language which has now commenced. But within
“ Manifesto" to the “Gothamites" quito does the stern Northern blast awaken the a short period all this prosperity and all characteristic of its author and as unpalipallid inmates of many a dreary dwelling this success has vanished into thin mist, table to his friends as discreditable to himto a sense of present want and future suf- and the storm clouds of trouble and dis- self. The New York Mayor seems to fering! With what deep forebodings of tress now lower about our heads, threaten brenth soniewhat of a spirit more congenwretchedness and woe do many look for- ing to involve us in destruction. Why ial to the soil of South Carolina than that ward to the coming winter! Already the this " feeling of discontent" pervades the of the Empire State. His must have been dark presages of cheerless bours, half clad nation we too well know. Our manifest a "grouty” Thanksgiving. shivering forms, and the piteous appcals duty now is to exert every in Auence at
LECTURE OF GEO, SUMNER, Esq.-On of little loved ones, for bread, cast their
our command, to avert the threatened shadows over many a bitherto comfortable ruin, and to allay the storm of passion
Tuesday evening, Mr. Suniner opened the home, to say nothing of the vast aggre- which is now roging with a power which
course of Lectures for the winter season, gute of poverty, and want and suffering would seem almost irresistiblo. One ro
at Lawrence Hall, with his lecture on
Russia. among the low, the vicious, and the degra- sult of the present politlcal condition of
Being unavoidably absent, we ded, continually before us, Yes, we say the nation will be to deprive a large num
cannot speak from personal knowledge, to the wealthy, the charitable, and the ber of those occupations by mears of
but are informed that it was a decided benevolent, this field is open before you. which, alone, they gain sustenance and
The large hall was nearly filled
with an attentive and interested audience, The divine Redeemer-our blessed Exem
support. The winter, which is now but and the lecturer witli his accustomed bril. plar, said, “The poor ye have with you just opening, will undoubtedly be one of always;” and the words of inspiration great destitution am org sume classes of liancy and clearness delineated Russian are, “ It is more blessed to give than to society. Not only the lack of fuel, of
life, social and political, customs, babits, receive.” Now is the oportunity for the proper clothing, and of the comforts nec
serfdum, &c., &c , taking occasion to throw liberal to deviso liberal things." essary for health and support, but even
out some sovere allusions in regard to one that hath pity on the poor lendeth to the grim famine will stare many in the face.
of our Ministers to that government under Lord." “He who soweth bountifully,
In such a state of affairs as this; it be- a former administration, illustrating with shall reap also bountifully,” and · The hooves every citizen who is actuated by a
much force the importance of at least båv. liberal soul shall be made fat.” Let, then, feeling of sympathy for bis fellow-man, to ing a respectable representative of our those who have of the abundance of the exert every power that " in him lies,” to government abroad. We hope to bo able good things of this life, (and we are hap- alleviate the distress of those who are nf- to present a synopsis of bis lecture next py to know many such around us,) so ap- dicted with poverty and want.
CITIZENS' LECTURES.-SECURE YOUR Virginia. New York: Sheldon & Co. ar.d Greenhouse Structures, with beautiful TICKETS.—The Course of Lectures for tho Bostoi: Gould & Lincoln. 1860.
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“glittering steel.” Mr. H. E. West bas two magnificent steel engravings, with any monthly publication that presents been appointed master of ceremonies duroriginal music, children's fashions, and stronger claims as an exponent of chaste, ing the winter, and will dispose of season almost innumerable illustrations of fancy elevated, • highly instructive, and purely tickets
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HAMM ND-WHIPPLE.-In Ladyard, Nov. 29th, embellished with over Ono Hundred and D., and a host of others, of whom more At the residence of the bride's father, Noah Whip Forty Illustrations. By John J. Thomas, than one hundred bave boen been engaged
dle, Esgn by Rev. E. Denison, Josiah Hammond, anthor of the American Fruit Culturist,” for the coming volume. It is unnecessary GAY-MORGAN.–At Mystic River, Aug: Joth, by
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Rev. 3. Denison, at his residence, Mr.
Henry A. Country Gentleman" and "The Cultivator." to say mors, ercept that the beautiful
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relict of lato CaptChristopher excellent little work, which we cannot too at $2.00 – year; or with Hall's Journal
Pendletou, agod 83.
CADY.-Jo this city, 10th insing at the City Hotel, highly commend to our readers. It com- of Health, (an ,excellent Dollar publica- Lucinda, wlfo of Mr. George Cady prises Number Seven of the Illustrated tion,) at only $2.25 for both. Subscrip: Bliss Tomorit dhe town on the other inst, Mr. John
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como Lewis, agod 49.
LADIES DEPARTMENT. my brow, and his quiver upon my lips, be- and live with me you shall bave ag much
fore the “Angel of Death shall carry me," cherry pie as you can eat, and white pony LIFE'S EVERGREENS,
-yet the hope is true,and the faith strong, to ride.'» His stories of children, of Chilly winds go whispering by,
that I shall be with you in the day when which he told many, were very pretty. Driving 'fore them faded flowers,
He shall make up his jewels."
The prettiest was of a little girl wbo was
a great favorite with every one who know Their bright tints have passed away,
and how many were the lessons he learnt everybody love you so much ?” She anWhile their petals once so fair, O'er the faded turf lie strewn.
from them! The Doctor's little children swered ; " I think it is because I love ere.
were one day standing at the table look- ry body so much.” Yes there are babes Earthly pride and power may bloom,
and children-not mine, certainly not Prosperous of their course doth seem;
ing intently at some peaches that had been But before adversity
served. Luther observed: "Whoso would yours, my dear madam—who are enough How thev yanish like a dream. behold the image of a soul which enjoys
to try the patience and temper of Job.
Rural New Yorker.
the fulness of hope, may find it in infants.
THE POWER OF WOMEN. - Whatever Are the evergreens of life,
pectation for the life lo come.” Again; may be the customs, and laws of a country, Which bloom till life shall close.
* Children, after all are the happiest.” the women of it decide the morals. They From Moore's Rural New Yorker. Mr. W. C. Bennett, one of our sweetest of reign, because they hold possession of our LITTLE FANNIE.
song writers, indeed, has filled a little vol. affections. But their influence is more Far away in a foreign land, thou art ume with poems, beautiful and touching, or less salutary, according to the degree sleeping, little sister. Years ago, thy ting on his “ Baby May.” She bas-and so, of esteem which is granted them. Whethhands were clasped over the pulscless dear madam, has yours
er they are idols or companions, the reacbreast, and the cold earth heaped above
“Cheeks as soft as July peaches,
tion is complete, and they make us such as thee and all thy sweet beauty.
Lips whose dewy scarlet teaches
they are themselves. It seems as if natura My eyes have never seen thee, fair, pre
Ever great with new surprise;
connected our intelligence with their dig. cious one; but in the soft, calm twilights,
Minutes filled with shadeless gladness,
nity, as we connect our morality with their when the birds sang in the vines outside
Minutes just as brimmed with sadness;
virtue. This, therefore, is a law of eterpal the window, the mother, who loved us Happy signs and wailing cries,
justice; man cannot degrade woman with. both, often spoke of theo, her angel babe. Crows, and laughs and tearful eyes, out himself falling into degradation; he and my young heart learned to love the Lights and shadows swifter borne
cannot raise her without himself becom. one whose home was far away beyond the Than on wind swept autumn cořn: ing better. Let us cast our eyes over the blue sky and its brightstars.
Ever some new tiny motion,
globe, and observe those two great diris.
Making every limb all motion; Once, and only once, I stood beside the
Catching up of legs and arms,
ions of the human race, the east and the little grave, and oh ! how my heart came
Throwing back and small alarms,
west, One half of the ancient world reup with its wishing—to look into thy
Clutching fingers-straightening jerks,
main without progress or thought, and sweet face. But years, great sober years,
Twining feet whose each toe works,
under the load of barbarous cultivation ; stood up between us,—thc dead babe, and Kickings-up, and straining risings,
women there are serfs. Theother balf adthe living woman.
Mothers ever new surprisings,
vance toward freedom and light; the woTears were in the eyes of our pale, gen
Hands all wants, and looks all wonder
men are loved and honored. tle mother, as she bent over the grassy
At all things the heavens under; mound, and I knew thy memory was busy
Tiny scorns of similed reprovings,
GOODNESS OF HEART.-The wind is un.
That have more of love than lourings, at her heart, as the eager words came with
seen, but it cools the brow of the fevered
Mischiefs done with such a winning quick broken sobs over her lips—“My
one; sweetens the summer atmosphere, and
Archness that we prize such sinning." beautiful, my angel Fannie."
ripples the surface of the lake into silver And so on. Farthers and mothers, had Dark waves lifted up their white crests they the power, would all sing in similar though invisible to the material eye, makes
spangles of beauty. So goodness of heart, between thee and me, when the autumn
strains. winds rock the birdless branches above
its presence felt; and from its effects ex.
The sleep of a babo, how beautiful it is ! thee. And when spring comes to our hearts
istence. Barry Conwall says :and homes with her robin songs and bright
Sometimos the sun seems to hang for a
“All gently glide the stars, daisies, no loving hand may strew the fair
half hour in the horizon, only just to show
Above no tempest lowers, blossoms over thy sleeping. The green : Below aro fragrant flowers,
how glorious it can be. The day is done; leaflets lie unparted, and the sod remains In silence growing."
the fervor of the shining is over, and the unbroken at thy side, though that mother Poets ought to be fond of babies and sun bangs golden-nay, redder than gold went to her grave pillow near five years little children. Even old Sam Rogers, in the west, making everything look unAgone. Sometimes I go to her resting who had a sneer for every one else, bad a speakably beautiful with the rich effulgence place; for miles have come in between her smile for them. Leslie, the painter, wri. which it sheds on every side. So God grave and me, and my mind gathers up tes: “Mr. Rogers was very fond of cbil. seems to let some people, when their duty the fancy of the welcome that greeted her dren. Oo his visit to us, wben ours were in this world is done, hang in the west, approach into the “ Beautiful City," little ones, bis first ceremony was to rub that men may look on them, and see how
Years will go by, perhaps, ere you and noses with them. Now,' he would say, beautiful they are. There are somo bangI may meet,-time may set bis seal upon "we are friends for life. If you will come ing in the west now.-Beecher.