cloth, palm leaves, bark, etc. The use of parchment was not yet, if we may credit the assertion that it was invented by the king of Pergamus as a substitute for the papyrus, on which an embargo was laid by the reigning Ptolemy, whoever he was.
The use of linen paper in Europe appears to have originated in Germany, about the eleventh or twelfth century, the exact date being undeterminable.
We read of a German paper-mill at Nuremberg in 1390, one in England in 1343, in France, 1314, Italy, 1367.
Linen paper, however, is yet preserved, containing documents of much older date.
John Tate had a mill at Stevenage, England, in 1496, but the manufacture was much increased by Spielman in 1588.
This person was a German jeweler, and established a paper-mill at Deptford during the reign of Queen Elizabeth.
Whatman's mill was established at Maidstone in 1770.
The name is yet a famous brand.
A small microscope for counting the threads in linen f
ently, as late as January 24, been in Boston, where he had been entertained by William Appleton, and had been respectfully listened to in his defence of slavery before an antislavery audience, appearing by invitation in an antislavery course.
While in Boston he was courteous and quiet in manner. The affair was so sudden and so quickly over that most of the persons in the Senate chamber—in all perhaps twenty—had no means of interfering,
Nicholson's testimony, Congressional Globe, pp. 1366, 1367.
The failure of the assistant sergeant-at-arms to reach the spot in time was the subject of criticism. (W. S. Thayer in the Evening Post, May 23.) Mr. Thayer stated in the same journal, May 28, that Bright, president of the Senate, condemned the assault. though the failure of Gorman and Leader (a young journalist) to reach the spot sooner than Murray and Morgan is not easily understood.
William Y. Leader, of Philadelphia, since of Austin, Texas, who made the complaint against Brooks in th