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May 5 he writes of his pleas odgings with Mr. Plaskett, a m bant living near the Washing ent, and the attendance ish delegates. "On Sun I heard Mr. Newton eet. I was delighted bey
He is a fine-looking m ty, above the middle s ne voice, with the deep ons I ever heard; simple: to a high degree. In n I tried to preach in Eut over the ashes of Ash and Emory, but their mantles not fall on me. At five I heard Newton preach to about ten tt sand in one of the public squares. the crowd were Clay, Preston many other distinguished men. Monday the Bishops delivered t quadrennial address. It was go very good. On the same day tl was a Whig convention-the gr est of the kind ever holden in United States. There were spee from the most distinguished me the nation-Clay, Webster and ers. I saw the procession and h a little of the speaking. There greater amount of hospitality 1 than I have seen in my travels.