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Death Of Capt. Lawrence's Widow

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- Julia Montandevert, widow of Capt. James Lawrence, U. 8. N., of " Dou't gire np tho Ship" memory, died on tho 15th itist., iu her seveuty-eiglith vear. Her remains will be taken to New York and buried under tbo monument in Trinity ehurch-yard, where rest tho ashes of her brave husband. Mrs. Lawroace oeeupied a small but cligible looated cottoge, the chief ornament of whose little parlor is an excellent portrait of her gallant husband. Onr naval officers during tbo rnany yeurs that Rhe has resided in Newport, alwaya cal led to pay their respecta to her ; and on one occasion last year, when three of the most distinguisbed, bef'ore greetiiig hor, bunt their heads bofore the portrait in reeoguition of their honorod comrade, sbe was moved to tears. Just beforo her death she re(juested an atteudaQt to read aloud a little memoir oí her husband, as if, feeliug the powers of her mind tailing, she desired to renew in memory every ineident of bis brief but brilliant oaieer. 'l'oo feeble to listen to the who)e slie requested that the leaf should be turned down and the remainder read next day. A few hours after sbe was struck with puralysis, aud never spoke again. Colonel luslee, of tít. Josepb, writes a lotter confirmiug the report that 6. J. liarker, of tbo 7tti Michigan (Javalry, was burnt by Indians, uear Jí'ort Laramio. Tbe_y üed liiiu to a wagoii aud }iled bacou arouud him, thun But it on re.


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