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WILLIAM W. MARMON, druggist, Bloomington. The history of the business industries of McLean County would not be complete without a personal sketch of Mr. William Marmon, the wholesale and retail druggist. He is a native of Wayne Co., Ind.; it was there he spent the early part of his life and received his education ; in 1846, he came to Bloomington and engaged as a clerk with Messrs. Luce & Parke, who were then engaged in the drug trade; he remained with this firia until 1851, when the firm changed to Paist & Elder: he remained with these gentlemen until 1854, when he bought Mr. Elder's interest in the business; he and Mr. Paist were partners until 1873, when the death of Mr. Paist occurred; since that time, he has conducted the business alone; under bis supervision it has grown to almost incredible proportions; a better conception of the extent of it may be had when the proportions and amount of his stor. age-room is known; at 115 North Main street, where his establishment is located, he is using three floors and basement, and of 113, he has two floors and basement, each room and basement being 23x80 feet; placing the whole upon the ground floor, it would make one immense storeroom of 560 feet in length; but few of the citizens of Bloomington are aware of the extent of his business ; he does a general wholesale and jobbing trade, in which he employs traveling salesmen. He has proven himself one of the best financiers of the county; his name, reputation and business are so well known that any compliments of the press are wholly unneeded. He is the oldest business man now engaged in business in the city-that is. tnere is not a single man in the mercantile trade at this date that was doing business when he began.

M. L. MOORE, harness manufacturer, Bloomington. One of the leading, if not the largest, retail harness and saddle manufacturers of Bloomington is Mr. M. L. Moore, who is a native of Sangamon Co., Ill. In 1847, he began learning the trade of a harness-maker, in Jacksonville, Morgan Co., by serving an apprenticeship of three years. In 1851, he came to this city and engaged in the manufacture of harness and saddles; in 1853, he took Mr. P. Whitmer as partner, ihis partnership lasting about three years ; he then bought Mr. Whitmer's interest in the business, which he conducted until 1862, then sold out to Mr. M. X. Chuse and entered the army in the war of the late rebellion. He enlisted in Co. K, 94th I. V. I., as a private, but was elected by a vote of the line-officers Quartermaster of the regiment. He was in the service from August, 1862, until August, 1865. Upon his return from the army, he became a partner of Mr. Chuse in his old business. In 1867, he bought Mr. Chuse out, and has since conducted the business alone. His establishment is located at 114 South Main street, and is neatly fitted up and stocked with a full line of harness, saddles, collars, whips, robes, nets, trunks, valises, and, in fact, everything pertaining to a complete and well-stocked establishment of this kind. He sometimes gives employment to as many as fourteen men. By his honesty and square-dealing, he has established a business of which he has every reason to be proud.

A. MAYERS, undertaker, Bloomington. Mr. Mayers is another of the citizens of Blooming ington who, in his line of business, deserves special notice. He is a native of Pennsylvania, and was born July 10, 1827. He had but little chance of acquiring an education. As he grew to manhood, he learned the trade of a cabinet-maker, and, in 1848, came West, locating at Bloomington, where he has since resided. When he came here, he commenced working at his trade, which he followed as a business until 1875, when he engaged in his present line of business. This business he seems to have a natural talent for. As it is a peculiar business, it requires a man well adapted to it to conduct it properly. He is located under the post-office building : here he has everything complete in the line of metallic caskets and burial-cases, of various sizes and kinds; also a full line of shrouds. In 1851, he was married to Miss J. J. Anlow, of Kentucky, and, in 1865, was elected Township Collector, which office he filled with credit and ability:

B. P. MARSH, A. M., M. D., Bloomington. In all professions, and more especially the medical, we find men of different qualifications. There are those who claim the title of M. D. upon the fact of a diploma having been granted them, and others who have earned the title by years of hard and comprehensive study. Included in this latter class is Dr. B. P. Marsh, who is a thoroughly-educated gentleman, in literary lore as well as in the sc ence of medicine. He is a native of Allegany Co., N. Y.; he was born Feb. 25, 1841, and began the study of medicine in 1863; attended lectures at both the Hahnemann and Rush Colleges, of Chicago. He began the practice of his profession, but, his health failing, was obliged to give it up for a time. In 1868, he accepted the position of Superintendent of the Bloomington High School, which position he held over five years. Regaining his health, he again began the practice of medicine. By bis pleasant, genial manner and thorough knowledge of the science, he has met with very gratifying success. Since his practice in Bloomington, he has frequently written some very valuable articles for the different medical journals. For the past two years, he has been Professor of Physiology and Hygiene in the Wesleyan University.

D. O. MOORE, M. D., Bloomington. Another of the leading physicians of Bloomington, who has established a name and reputation by his works, is Dr. D. 0. Moore, whose practice is large, and of a gratifying nature. He is a native of Harrison Co., Ohio; was born Aug. 21, 1838, and began the study of medicine in 1858, under Dr. Emerson. now of Chicago, but a resident of Bloomington at that time. He began practicing in March, 1863, since which time he has devoted his full time and attention to the study and practice of his profession. He is a member of the McLean County Medical Society and of the Minois State Medical Society. By his energy, industry and good financiering, he has accumulated some very fine and valuable property in and near the city. Left to depend upon his own resources when quite young, he learned the value of time and money by his own varied experience. During 1859-60 he was engaged in freighting goods and supplies from Omaha, Neb., to Denver, Col.; while employed in this way, he learned much of Western life on the plains. The hardships and sickness endured by him while there stimulated him to provide himself with a good home, which he now enjoys.

B. W. MASON, Deputy Sheriff, Bloomington; was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, July 15, 1836; was educated at Kenyon College; from 1855 until 1859 he was employed in the Post Office Department, when he entered the County Recorder's office. During the late war he was in the Quartermaster's Department of the Army of the Cumberland. He came to Bloomington in 1864, where he has since resided, a well-to-do citizen. His first mercantile experience was in the hat and cap business, when he first located in Bloomington, in which he continued until 1867; he then acted in the capacity of book-keeper for different firms, until he received his present appointment; he has filled these responsible positions with credit. His wife was Miss Hattie Steele, of Peru, Ind. ; they were married Dec. 29, 1864, and have two children-Charles S. and Camilla M.

J. MAYERS & CO., milling, Bloomington. Another firm worthy of special mention in this history is that of J. Myers & Co., pioneer millers. In 1858, they began the milling business in Bloomington, but, in 1871. lost their mill by fire; in 1872, they rebuilt, with a flouring capacity of 150 bushels per day. J. J. Mayers, the junior member of the firm, is a thoroughly practical miller ; under his skillful management their business has steadily increased ; they have not striven for a merchant trade; but, by square dealing and good work, theirs has become the leading custom mill of the city.

E. S. MILLER, City Marshal, Bloomington ; was born in Bloomington, Ill., Nov. 15, 1846 ; at the beginning of the late war he (although not 15 years old) enlisted as a private with the 39th I. V. I. ; was in many of the most severe battles, sieges and skirmishes of the war, and was wounded four times ; the narrative of his army life, which covered a period of four years and four months, reflects credit upon him as a true and brave soldier. When mustered out, he was Sergeant, and the largest man of his company, although when he entered, he was the smallest ; he ihen returned to Bloomington and learned and followed the trade of masonry until 1874, when he was appointed upon the police force, and, for meritorious services and conduct, was appointed by Mayor Steere to the position of Captain of Police; was appointed City Marshal by Mayor Bunn, and reappointed by the present Mayor, John Reed. He is a man of fine physical as well as mental powers; firm and resolute, and considered the right man in the right place. lle married Miss Almira C. Hewitt, of this place, June 3, 1868; they have three children-Jegsie M., Frank E. and Mary E.

BEN. F. McLEAN, machinist, Bloomington. The power department of the Bloomington Chair Factory is kept in proper condition by Mr. Ben. F. McLean, who is a native of West Virginia; was born in 1830; in 1852 he came to this city, where he has since resided, with the exception of three years spent in the U. S. Army. His first work in Blooming on was to engage in a saw

mill as engineer, which he followed for four years; the company then changing, putting in machinery and doing iron work; Mr. McLean then taking charge of the machinery. This position he held until 1862, when he entered the U. S. army, enlisting in Co. A, 94th 1. V.I., remaining in the army until the close of the rebellion; returning to Bloomington in 1865, he tok charge of the machinery of the manufacturing company of Barber, Ives & Fell, which situation he held until 1873, when he entered the C. & A. R. R. car shops as assistant foreman, where he remained until i875, when he accepted his present position with the Bloomington Chair Manufacturing (o.

MRS. A. MOULTON, Bloomington. Of those citizens of Bloomington, who, from time to time, have been connected with any of her railroads, and more particularly the Chicago & Alton Road, we mention Mr. Amasa Moulton, now deceased; he was a native of Wales, Hamden Co., Mass.; He was born April 7, 1817; his trade was that of a car-wheel moliler, which he had learned in Worcester, Mass. In 1837 he was married, and in 1852 came west to Chicago, and took charge of the works of the American Car Co. of New Haven, Conn; this company failing, after a time, he engaged with the Minois Central Co.,, and in 1863 moved to Bloomington and took charge of the iron work of the Chicago & Alton Road, remaining with this company until his death, which occured March 8, 1878. He was probably as well known as any resident of Bloomington, whose business was railroading. Mrs. Moulton is still a resiilent of the city ; she has a beautiful home, pleasantly located on West Grove street, and is well known as one of the most genial and hospitable ladies of the city of Bloomington.

#. A MINER, planing-mill, Bloomington. Principal among those in Bloomington who do a general contracting and building, planing and inanufacturing business, is Mr. H. A. Miner, who is a native of New York; he was born Dec. 28, 183.), and came West Jan. 26, 18.56; two years before leaving his native place, he began serving a three years' apprenticeship in learning the trade of a carpenter and joiner: after working iwo years, M. W. 11. Styker, with whom he was working, concluded to come West, Mr. Miner coming with him; before serving his three years,

he purchased his time of Mr. Styker, and took the contract of building the old Western Hotel near the C. & A. depot; for several years he followed contracting and building; Mr. Greenley being his partner, the firm was known as Greenley & Miner. In 1873, he bought of the Bloomington Furniture Manufacturing Co., all the wood machinery in the planing department, renting power from the furniture company, since which time he has been engaged in doing work in this line, and furnishing architectural designs in connection with his contracting, though he is now making a specialiy of the fitting up of the interior of store rooms. There are many specimens of his work which speak for themselves, both in building and designing. The County Poor Farm Building and City Hall, which have been lately constructed, are both of his designing. These and many other buildings of McLean Co., are standing monuments of his workmanship.

DANIEL MADDEN, blacksmith, Bloomington ; was born in County Wicklow, Ireland, May 27, 1829; during his early life, he served a regular apprenticeship at the trade of blacksmithing; in 1852, he came to this country, locating in New York City until 1853, then came to Bloomington, where he has since lived; his shop is on East street, between Grore and Front streets; here he enjoys the reputation of being a first-class workman. He married Miss Ellen Flanady of his native country, in October, 1854; they have raised a family of five boys and two girls, who bid fair to become worthy citizens of this or any community in which they may ultimately be located.

I. MERCHANT, City Engineer, Bloomington; son of Daniel P. and Ann E. (Caryi Perchant; was born in Morris Co., N. J., Feb. 13, 1837, where he obtained a good education, including a knowledge of civil engineering, and early in life entered upon that profession with the North Missouri Railroad Company, where he continued for a time; thence to Cleveland, Ohio, where he was engaged upon the Cuyahoga River, and from 1857 to 1861, upon the Rockford & Rock Island Railroad in charge of construction. During the late war, he enlisted with the 28th I. V. I.; went out as Orderly Sergean', and, after the battle of Fort Donelson, was promoted to Second Lieutenant, which position he held until after the battle of Pittsburg Landing, when he was promoted to First Lieutenant; at the battle of Hatchie, he received a wound which disabled him from further duty, although he remained with the army until September, 1863 ; he then returned to Illinois, locating in Springfield, where he was elected County Surveyor, and served two years ; after this, he was employed on the survey of what is known as the “Sullivant Lands” of Ford and Livingston Co.'s, Ill.; he came to Bloomington in 1868, since which time he bas served either as City Engineer or City Surveyor; having diligently applied himself to his profession for many years, he has justly won the name of being very able in his profession, and being social and genial, has won the respect and high esteem of all who know him. He married Miss Mary, daughter of Francis Arenz, of Cass Co., Feb. 14, 1860; they have one child- Ella K.

JOHN G. MILLER, blacksmith Bloomington ; was born in New York City Aug. 20, 1831, where he was raised and schooled; he came to Bloomington in 1850, and finished learning the trade of blacksmithing; he began business on his own account in 1858; he began with no means and now has a good property, and a happy family. He married Miss Rebecca Wheeler, daughter of Benjamin Wheeler, a prominent pioneer, Oct. 9, 1858 ; they have a family of four His shop is located at 425 North Main street, where he makes a specialty of horse-shoeing.

G. H. MILLER, architect, Bloomington There are few people who thoroughly understand the advantages to be gained by employing a first class architect when they design erecting new buildings. He is a native of McLean Co., was born in 1856, and learned the trade of an architect with Mr. R. Richter; in 1874, he spent some time working at his trade in Columbus, Ohio, and, in 1875, went to Chicago, where he spent one year as a draughtsman; he then returned to Bloomington, where he has since been engaged in business. His office is with the Bloomington Chair Manufacturing Company; he has on exhibition some very fine pencil work, among which is the new City Hall building and several prominent buildings of Bloomington.

E. J. MOORE, oil-mill, Bloomington. Mr. E. J. Moore, whose father is so frequently mentioned in this work, is a native of McLean Co , born Oct. 23, 1838 ; his early life was spent upon a farm, though his father gave him a very liberal education ; in 1873, he began ruuning the oil-mill which he and Mr. S. W. Waddle built the same year; though previous to this, he had made an overland trip to California in 1860, going by the Platte River route, returning in the fall of the same year'; he is now one of the driving business men of the place and at present is one of the City Council. His mill is located close to the I., B. & W. and L., B. & M. depots; the building is 35x85 ; he usually gives employment to about eight men, his capacity being about 35,000 bushels per annum ; the mill is usually run to full capacity: the principal part of the oilcake goes to New York, while the oil finds a market in Peoria and Chicago, after supplying the home trade ; he is one of the principal business men of the city; those who know him best place the utmost confidence in his honor and integrity.

JOHN M. MAJOR, M. D, Bloomington. Another of the old pioneers and physicians of this city is Dr. J. M. Major, who is a native of Christian Co., Ky.; he has been a resident of McLean Co. since April 16, 1835; he began the study of medicine in 1818; attended and graduated at the Eclectic Medical College of Cincinnati in 1849; after returning from college, he located at Quincy, Il., where he remained in practice but one year; then removed to Macomb,


McDonough Co., III., remaining there in practice five years : in 1855, he came to this city and began the practice of his profession and engaged in the drug trade ; this he followed until 1868, when he was obliged to give it up on account of his health failing; after regaining his health, he engaged in the manufacture of metallic caskets and burial cases; this he also gave up, and, in 1868, again began the practice of his profession ; his office at present is at C. Wakefield's drug store, corner Center and Jefferson sts.

ADAM MUELLER, grocer, Bloomington ; was born in Bavaria, Germany, June 30, 1830; during his early life, he learned the trade of a tailor; he came to this country in 1851, locating in New York City, where he followed tailoring until 1856, when he came to Bloomington, and, for some four years, was in the employ of the C. & A. R. R. Co. During the late war, he enlisted with the 824 I. V. I. in 1862, and was in many of the most severe battles of the war, and at the battle of Chancellorsville was wounded, from the effects of which he has not wholly recovered, and the hardships and privations of a soldier's life are yet fresh in his memory; he did hospital duty until mustered out in 1865. He then returned to Bloomington and built his present place of business, where he keeps a good stock of well-assorted groceries. He married Miss Barbara Dietz, of his native country, in August, 1852; they have two children-John A. and Emma.

J. C. McFARLAND. Circuit Clerk, Bloomington ; was born in Franklin Co., Penn., Sept. 7, 1823. During his early life, school advantages were limited; he began doing for himself at the early age of 16, and in 1844, removed to Monongahela City, Wasbington Co. where, for a number of years, he was engaged in mercantile life. In 1848, he removed to Clinton Co., Ind., where he was engaged in agricultural pursuits, until his health began to fail; in 1872, he returned to Monongahela City, and again took up the mercantile business. He came to McLean Co., Ill.. in 1856, locating at Heyworth, where he opened a general store. During the late war, he enlisted, and was elected Captain of the 94th I. V. I., and was promoted to Major; he partici. pated in many of the most severe battles and skirmishes of the war, and was mustered out after à service of three years; he then resumed his business at Heyworth, continuing until 1876, when he was elected to his present position. He is a practical business man, and, through industry, perseverance and integrity, has accumulated a good property. He married Miss Rebecca M. Logan, of Fulton Co., Penn., March 25, 1847; they have a family of five children living.

M. MEYER, butcher, Bloomington ; was born in Canton Luzerne, Jan. 9, 1845. He came to this country in 1857, and located in Madison, Ind., and there begnn the trade of a butcher, continuing until 1859; thence to Chicago, where he remained, engaged at his trade, until 1860; thence to Crawfordsville ; then, in 1863, he came to Bloomington, and, in 1865, began on his

Mr. Meyer is a practical butcher of many years' experience, and is said to be skilled at the business, and has the reputation of killing excellent meat.

He is located at 1011 W. Chestnut street, where he will ever be found ready to wait upon his numerous patrons. He married Miss Mary Steiger, of Springfield, III., Dec. 26, 1857; they have a family of four boys.

DAVID MCMASTER, grocer, Bloomington ; was born in Franklin o., Ohio, July 19. 1829 : son of Hugh and Ann McMaster, who were prominent in the city of Columbus; during his early life, he learned the trade of a tailor, which he followed until his health became so impaired that he was compelled to abandon it, when he took up the business of a mason, and soon regained his health. He came to Bloomington in 1856, and continued the latter trade for a time; then engaged with the Ilinois Central Railroad Company as check clerk, continuing some four years, and then embarked in the wood and coal business, in the firm of Lander & McMaster ; this he continued about three years, when he engaged in the grocery business; he is located at 506 N. Main street, where he keeps a well-assorted stock of goods. He married Miss Elizabeth Turner, formerly of Brooklyn, N. Y., in August, 1860; they have one child—Olive M.

ANTONE MEYERS, brewer, of the firm of Meyers & Wochner, Bloomington ; was born in Baden Baden, Germany, in 1833 ; at the age of 19, he came to America, and landed in New York City, here he was engaged in the brewery business, which trade he had learned in Gerniany; from New York he went West, and first located in St. Louis, where he was foreman of one of the leading breweries; from there he went to Rock Island and remained three years; thence to Springfield, M., where he lived four years ; in all those places he was connected with the brewing business.

From Springfield he came to Bloomington, and commenced the brewing business in 1862.

ASA H. MOORE, proprietor of Street Railway, Bloomington ; was born in Worcester Co., Mass , in 182, and is the son of Asa and Sabra (Goodell) Moore, of Massachusetts ; he was brought up on the farm, and followed farming until he was 19 years old; he then commenced railroading, and followed this business while in the East, some eleven years; he was conductor of the first train ever run from Worcester to Springfield, Mass. In 1892, he came West, and was appointed Division Superintendent of the Michigan Southern Railrond, with headquarters at La Porte, Ind ; in 1854, he came to Bloomington, and was Assistant Superintendent of the chicago & Alton Railroad, under Richard P. Morgan. Mr. Morgan resigned, and Mr. Moore was then made General Superintendent of the Chicago and Alton Railroad, and continued such about seven years. Jan. 1, 1869. Mr. Moore purchased the Bloomington Street Railway; the original cost of this road was some $50,000; he has made a great improvement in the stock since he h s

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owned it; he first made the extension from Grove street to the depots; then from the Normal terminus to the depots in Normal. Married, in Plymouth, Mass., Miss Nancy B. Washburn, of Plymouth, Mass.; they have two children.

MARQLAM & BAKER, Bloomington. The Evergreen City Business College was organized for the purpose of practically educating young men and women for the active duties of life; to give them in advance of their entrance to business life, such a knowledge of its duties as will enable them to transact all business creditably and profitably. The course taught at this college is most thorough and practical. This is no eighi to twelve weeks-institution : but students are required to remain long enough to insure proficiency in every particular. As there is no vacation, students can enter at any time. The full business course embraces book-keeping in all its forms, business arithmetic, business writing, letter writing, English composition, commercial laws, business ethics, spelling, etc. Prof. C. E. Baker is giving lessons in tachygraphy, on Linds. ley's phonetic short-hand system, the best method of short-hand before the public.

C. D. MYERS, Bloomington ; was born May 7, 1847, in Meigs Co., Ohio; when 5 years old removed to Marion Co., W. Va.; for twelve years he worked on a farm, where farming was hard; atten:led the private schools two or three months in the winter season; at the age of 15 he left home to do for himself, and returned to Ohio ; when he reached his destination, Pomeroy, he had just 50 cents, this being his entire worl«lly possessions, except the clothes on his back and a small supply in his valise ; he was not discouraged, though he did not then know what he was to do. This was in 1863 ; he obtained a situation as clerk and errand boy, in a dry-goods house in Pomeroy, where he remained about a year. In 1864, he enlisted as a recruit in the 321 Ohio Inf., and served till the close of the war, being nearly one year; he was then 17 years old. With the money saved in the army he entered the National Normal School, at Lebanon, Ohio, in the fall of 1805 ; continued at school one year ; returned to West Virginia and worked on a farm, and taught school until 1869, when he again entered the National Normal, where he remained until 1872, in the summer of which year he graduated. Having chosen law as his profession, be entered that department in the University of Michigan, in October, 1872, and received the degree of LL. B., at that institution, in 1874. Mr. Myers was admitted to the bar in Michigan, but did not practice there. He first hung out his shingle in Bloomington, in 1874. Though an entire stranger, he soon found friends, and some business. Shortly after he came to Bloomington, he entered into partnership with Mr. Albert Bushnell, under the firm name of Myers & Bush. nell. This business connection lasted until January 1, of the present year, when the firm of Myers & Stroud was formed.

COL. WILLIAM MCCULLOUGII, deceased, Bloomington, whose portrait adorns this work, was the son of Peter and Levina McCullough, and was born Sept. 11, 1812, in Flemingsburg, Ky.; the McCullough family came to what is now McLean Co., Ill., in the year 1826, and settled at Dry Grove ; in early life, the subject of this sketch worked on a farm; in 1832, he enlisted as a private soldier, in the company commanded by Merrit Covel, and went to the Black Hawk war; there he was distinguished for his great personal courage; having been so unfortunate as to lose his gun, he made good its loss hy snatching one from the hands of an Indian on the ground of Stillman's Run. In December, 1833, he was married to Miss Mary Williams; they had been schoolmates, and were taught by Milton H. Williams, the father of Mrs. McCullough ; in 1840 Mr. McCullough lost his right arm in a threshing machine ; in the same fall he was elected Sheriff of McLean Co., and held this office for three successive terms; he was then elected Circuit Clerk of the county, and held this office for four successive terms ; in August, 1861, he entered the army and was commissioned Lieutenant Colonel of the 4th I. V. C.; with only one arm and s defective eye, he, nevertheless. performed his duty fearlessly and efficiently, he was at Ft. Henry anil Ft. Donelson, at Shiloh and at Corinth: on the 5th of December, 1862, Col. McCulJough was killed in the engagement with the rebels near Coffeeville, Miss ; his body was brought home and buried in Bloomington Cemetery; when the news of his death reached Bloomington, the bar of McLean Co. held a meeting and passed resolutions to his memory, as he continued to hold his office of Clerk of the Circuit Court. The following is taken from the report of this meeting:

William McCullough entered the military service of the United States, in August, 1861, and was immediately commissioned Lieutenant Colonel of the Fourth Mlinois Cavalry. From that time he gave his whole beart w the cause of his country, and put all his energy to the suppression of the foulest rebellion that ever disgraced the pages of history; he was present with his regiment at the operation which resulted in the capture of Ft. Henry, and in the taking of Ft. Donelson he rendered such efficient and valuable service that he attracted the attention of his commanding officer (the lamented Gen. Wallace), whose official report acknowledges and commends his gallant ronduct; he was also in the battle of Shiloh, and in all the movements of the army that led to the evacuation of Corinth, by the rebels under Gen. Beauregard, and from that time until his death, he was always present where danger was to be met, or laurels won, and was ever a brave, faithful, energetic and accomplished soldier. In consideration of the services he has rendered the country, and inasmuch as he was long officially connected with this court, the members of this bar, in perpetnation of his memory, pray that this paper, together with the following resolutions, be spread upon the records of this court;

Resolrod, That we, the members of this bar, have heard with the deepest regret of the death of Lieut. Col. William McCullough, the Clerk of this Court, who fell in battle, bravely contending for the liberty and laws of bis country against a causeless and most wicked rebellion.

Plesolved, that in the death of Lieut. Col. McCullough we feel that we have lost a warm-hearted, faithful friend : but our greatest regret is that the Government has lost a brave, accomplished and patriotic soldier, and liberty a valiaut champion.

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