h curious matter concerning Catharine II.'s famous expedition into Taurida, which puts down some of the romantic stories prevalent on that score, but relates more surprising realities.
Also it gives much interesting information about that noble philosopher, Joseph II., and about the Turkish tactics and national character.
Cambridge, Jan. 1830.—You need not fear to revive painful recollections.
I often think of those sad experiences.
True, they agitate me deeply.
But it was best so. They have had a most powerful effect on my character.
I tremble at whatever looks like dissimulation.
The remembrance of that evening subdues every proud, passionate impulse.
My beloved supporter in those sorrowful hours, your image shines as fair to my mind's eye as it did in 1825, when I left you with my heart overflowing with gratitude for your singular and judicious tenderness.
Can I ever forget that to your treatment in that crisis of youth I owe the true life,— the love of Truth and Hon
d at Harvard University with the second honors in his class, 1801.
He was a member of the Mass.
Senate from 1813 to 1816; Representative in Congress from 1817 to 1825; Speaker of the Mass.
House of Representatives in 1825; a member of the Executive Council in 1828; and died suddenly of Asiatic cholera, at his residence in Groto1825; a member of the Executive Council in 1828; and died suddenly of Asiatic cholera, at his residence in Groton, Mass., October 1, 1835.
In the narrow circumstances of his father, he was obliged to work his way through college, and be absent much in teaching; but such were his talent, industry, and scholarship, that it is believed he would have borne off the first honors had he not countenanced a rebellion of the students, caused by certhis children, who departed life in infancy.
This is a fitting memorial of a distinguished man. Mr. Fuller was a member of Congress from Massachusetts from 1817 to 1825, and was noted for reasoning power and eloquence.
Among his marked speeches are his addresses upon the Seminole war, and in opposition to the Missouri Compromise,