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Death Of Ex-vice President Dallas

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George Mifflin Dallas, ex-Vice President of the United Statee, died at his rusidenco in his native city of Philndelphia, at 9 o'clo'k. on Sundav morning. Mr. Dallas carne of a fumiiy emintnt in the law, both in England and America, and was nearly connected with the poet Uyron. Ho had barely attaiued manhood when he was selected by Albert Gallatin to accompany hiui as his private secretary in the eommission for negotiating a peace with England at Gheot. After tvvo years spent in travelling over Europo, and as Secretary of Legation in London, Mr. Dallas returced to America, aud to the practice o( the law. In 1837 President Van Buren appointed him Minister to Russia. Upon the election of General Hiirrison, Mr. Dallas returned to America; and in 1844 he was elevatod to thé Vice Prrirkncy on the ticket with Mr. Polk. At the height of the excitoment growing out of the " Crimean enlist. ments," in 1856, President Pierce requested Mr. Dallas to accept the post of minister to England, in the plaoe of Mr. Buchanan, who had become exctedingly restive and unmanageable, and was in iome danger of complicating rery disagreeably our already complicated relations with the Eritish Gourt. No more fortúnate selection could have been made, and Mr. Dallas had not been in London six monthe before hehad vindicated Lord Elgin's manly and sensible declaration that thera was " no matter in dispute between the two countries which couM not be arranged in ten minutes by two gentlemen of 1 raoü sense on m steamer in the mid Atlantic." He continueer to fil) the position oí ; American minister to England after the election of Mr. Buchanan : but sincehia return to this country, and the out break of the civil war, he liad taken no active part in public aöairg, excapting to give his earnest and cordial support to the cause oí the (Jonstitution and the' Union. Mr. Dallas, in politics was a trhorough and conservative democrat, tolerant and courteous toward his opponents, skillful and considérate) in the assertion and defouse of his own opinions. To the advantages of a oultivated aaind and a winning manner he united those ol a presence siugularly dignified and attractive; and whether in his place as Presideut of the Senate, or ra a foreign court, as the represent aïive of the lïopublic, all men recognised íd him tbe rare and admirable type of the American statesman ot the olden time.