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where he was Professor of Mathematics in Lafayette College. He was 66 years old.

Feb. 9.-Calvin Montague, M.D., a graduate of Williams College, and for many years a teacher in Virginia, died at West Hampton, Mass., aged 82 years.

Feb. 16.-Caroline Chesebro, teacher and authoress, died at Piermont, N. Y., aged 45 years.

Feb. 18.—Samuel C. Barnes, for more than thirty years a teacher in Brooklyn, N. Y., died there, aged 60 years.

Feb. 26.-Hugh Lenox Hodge, M.D., LL.D., a graduate from Princeton College, for fully thirty years Professor in the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania, died at Philadelphia, aged 77 years.

March 1.-Rev. Zedekiah S. Barstow, D.D., a graduate from Yale College, and a zealous promoter of education for sixty years, died at Keene, N. H., aged 83 years.

March 2.-Andrew Waters, a graduate from Amherst College, and a life-long teacher, died at Bunker Hill, Ill., aged 58 years.

March 3.—Mrs. Ophelia M. Livingston, for many years at the head of a large female seminary in Savannah, Georgia, died in Brooklyn, N. Y., aged 74 years.

March 3.-Curtis C. Baldwin, a graduate from Hamilton College, and for forty years a successful teacher in Steuben County, this State, died at Prattsburgh, N. Y., aged 74 years.

Rev. Justin G. Riley, a graduate from Williams College, and a teacher for some years, died at Washingtonville, N. Y., aged 38 years.

March 7.-Rev. John Payne Cleveland, D.D., a graduate from Bowdoin College, at one time President of Marshall College, Michigan, and engaged in teaching elsewhere at other periods, died at Newburyport, aged 74 years.

March 8.--Professor Jackson J. Bushnell, a graduate from Yale College, and connected with several other colleges as tutor and professor, died at Beloit, Wis., aged 58 years.

March 10.-John Torrey, M.D., LL.D., author of several valuable works, and one of the most eminent scientists of our day, died in New York City, aged 75 years.

March 12.—Bishop Charles P. McIlvaine, D.D., D.C.L., LL.D., a graduate from Princeton College, President of Kenyon College, Ohio, at one time, and author of numerous works used as text-books in the Episcopal and other theological seminaries, died at Florence, Italy, aged 75 years.

March 31.--Josiah Clark Nott, M.D., a graduate from South Carolina College, author of several ethnological works, and Professor for many years in the University of Louisiana, died in Mobile, aged 69 years.

March -:-Rev. Silas Woodbury, a veteran Presbyterian clergyman and instructor, died at Shelbyville, Tenn., aged 76 years. He graduated at Middlebury College, taught in New York from 1822 to 1833, and subsequently for nineteen years in Shelbyville, Tenn., and vicinity.

April 5.—Andrew Barry Moore, formerly Governor of Alabama, and a teacher in that State for many years after graduating at a Northern college, died in Montgomery.

April 7.-Joseph Hale Abbott, A.A.S. a graduate of Bowdoin College, and for a long period of years prominent as a teacher and scientist, died at Cambridge, Mass., aged 71.

April 15.—Rev. George Phippen, a graduate of Brown University, and for many years a teacher in New York, Connecticut, and other States, died at Chicago, aged 83.

April 16.—Richard Cresson Stiles, M.D., a graduate of Yale College, for many years Professor in the University of Vermont, and the incumbent of several other responsible public positions, died in Westchester, Pa., aged 42.

April 19.-Rev. Louis Thompson, a prominent teacher in Brooklyn, N. Y., and elsewhere. died in Brooklyn, aged 43.

May 2.-Rev. Joel Parker, D.D., formerly President of Union Theological Seminary, and well known as an instructor of young men, died in New York City, aged 74.

May 4.-Wm. H. McGuffey, LL.D., a graduate from Washington College, Pa., and well known as an orator, teacher, and author of school text-books, died at Charlottesville, aged 73.

May 17.-William Russell, a graduate of the University of Glasgow ; thirty years ago a prominent teacher of elocution in the United States, and since that time instructor in several Northern and Southern schools, died at Lancaster, Mass., aged 75.

May 28.-Rev. Lorenzo D. Williams, Professor and VicePresident of Alleghany College, Meadville, Pa., was thrown from his carriage and killed.

May 31.—Rev. Thomas Beveridge, a graduate of Union College, and formerly Professor in the Theological Seminary at Canonsburg, Pa., died in Xenia, Ohio, aged 77 years.

June 1.-Henry James Clark, Ph. D., a graduate of New York University, and Professor in the Massachusetts Agricultural College, died at Amherst, Mass.

June 3.-Wilson Whiton, for forty-eight years a teacher in the Deaf and Dumb Asylum at Hartford, Conn., died at Hingham, Mass.

June 5.-Rev. Samuel J. M. Beebee, a graduate of Union College, and a teacher for many years in Missouri and New York States, died in Nebraska City, aged about 60.

June 9.—Thomas D. Baird, Ph.D., LL.D., a graduate of Jefferson (Pa.) College, and President of the Baltimore City College, died there, aged 54. · June 8.—Rev. Lewis Sabin, D.D., a graduate of Amherst College, a ripe scholar, and warm friend of education during all his life, died at Templeton, Mass., aged 66.

June 16.—Isaac Ferris, D.D., LL.D., a graduate of Columbia College, and for seventeen years Chancellor of the University of New York, died at Roselle, N. J., aged 74.

June 18.-Rev. Levi Spaulding, D.D., the veteran American Missionary to Ceylon, and for forty-nine years Superintendent of the Oodooville Female Boarding School, Ceylon, died there, aged 82.

June 29.-Rev. Samson Talbot, D.D., for ten years President of Denison University, Granville, Ohio, died at Newton Centre, Mass.. aged 44.

June 29.-Col. John Wells Foster, LL.D., a graduate of Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn., and for several years Professor of Physical Sciences in the University of Chicago, died at Hyde Park, I11., aged 58.

June -:-Rev. Milo J. Hickok, D.D., formerly Professor in Delaware College, Newark, Dei., and enjoying an enviable reputation for scholarship, died at Marietta, Ohio, aged 60.

June -:-Rev. R. C. Smith, for many years Professor in Oglethorpe College, Georgia, died at Vineland, Ga.

July 1.—Professor John W. Fowler, eminent as a teacher, preacher, and politician, died at Poughkeepsie, N. Y.

July 6.-Rev. Henry L. Hitchcock, D.D., a graduate of Fall College, and President of Western Reserve College, Ohio, from 1855 until 1871, died at Hudson, aged 59.

July 6.—Amos Westcott, M.D., D.D.S., for many years Professor in the Baltimore and New York Dental Colleges, died by his own hand under the influence of hypochondriacal insanity.

July 20.—Anthony Colby, a liberal patron of educational institutions in New Hampshire, and at one time Governor of that State, died at a ripe age.

July 24.—Abel C. Collins, long a teacher in Rhode Island and New York, and Associate-Editor of the Tribune at his death, died in New York City, aged 45.

July 26. – Rev. Samuel S. Schmucker, D.D., LL.D., an eminent scholar and author, and for nearly half a century an instructor, died at Gettysburg, Pa., aged 74.

Aug. 4.- Professor S. H. Pearl, Principal of the New Hampshire State Normal School, died at Plymouth, N. H., aged 40 years.

Aug. 6.—Professor John T. Stoddard, author of several mathematical text-books, and for many years a teacher, died at Newark, New Jersey, aged 48 years.

Aug. 8.-Rev. Richard Dunning, a graduate of Union College, and teacher and minister, died at Rochester, New York, aged 74.

Aug. 10.-William W. Clark, A.M., for many years Professor of Natural Sciences in the State Normal School at Albany, and author of the law fixing standard weights and measures for this State, died at Rochester, New York, aged 49 years.

Aug. 13.—Rev. Samuel Roosevelt Johnson, D.D., for many years Professor of Systematic Theology in the General Episcopal Theological Seminary, New York City, died in Amenia, New Jersey, aged 78 years.

Aug. 14.—Rev. John E. Tyler, for many years Principal of the East Windsor (Conn.) Acadamy, died at Vineland, New Jersey, aged 63..

Aug. 21.-Rev. Peter Van Pelt, D.D., an eminent Oriental scholar, and Secretary of the Board of Foreign Missions of the Episcopal Church, died in Philadelphia, aged 75.

Aug. 24.—Rev. John Todd, D.D., author of the “Student's Manual” and other volumes, and prominent during nearly

half a century for his labors on behalf of education, died at Pittsfield, Mass, aged 73.

Aug, 30.—Rev. David Root, a graduate of Middlebury College, and both a teacher and preacher, died in Chicago, aged 83 years.

Sept. 5.—Christian Roselius, LL.D., for many years Dean of the Faculty of the University of Louisiana, died in New Orleans, aged 71 years.

Sept. 10.—Ashur Ware, LL.D., a graduate of Harvard College, and prominent as a teacher, journalist, and jurist, died in Portland, Me., aged 91 years.

Sept. 20.-Rev. James M. McWilliam, for nine years Principal of the Susquehanna Collegiate Institute at Towanda, Pa., and a zealous friend of education throughout his life, died at Deckertown, New Jersey, aged 55 years.

Sept. 26.—Dixie Crosbie, M.D., LL.D., Professor in Dartmouth College for thirty-five years, died at Hanover, N. H., aged 73 years.

Sept. 27.-William Wheelwright, a wealthy civil engineer, who had donated nearly six hundred thousand dollars to educational purposes during his life, and who left one hundred thousand dollars to found a scientific school in Newburyport, Mass., died in London, England, aged 76 years.

Sept. 28.—Rt. Rev. George Maxwell Randall, D.D., Bishop of the Diocese of Colorado, a graduate of Brown University, and Chancellor of the Collegiate School at Denver, died at that place, aged 63 years.

Sept. —:-Nathan Pratt, a benevolent citizen, died at Arlington, Mass., leaving in his will forty thousand five hundred dollars to educational institutions, mostly in that vicinity.

Oct. 7.—Knut Jungbohn Clement, Ph.D., who migrated from

Literature in the University of Kiel, and taught for seven years in the schools of Bergen, New Jersey, died there, aged 69 years.

Oct. —:-Rev. Silas Totten, a graduate of Union College, at one time President of Trinity College, and a life-long teacher, died at Lexington, Ky., aged about 68 years.

Nov. 5.-- Major-General Richard Delafield, U. S. A., Superintendent of the West Point Military Academy from 1838 to 1845, died at Washington, aged 75 years.

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