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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 76 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 42 0 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 28 0 Browse Search
Wendell Phillips, Theodore C. Pease, Speeches, Lectures and Letters of Wendell Phillips: Volume 2 16 0 Browse Search
the Rev. W. Turner , Jun. , MA., Lives of the eminent Unitarians 14 0 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 7. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 6 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 6 0 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 4 0 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 3 4 0 Browse Search
John Jay Chapman, William Lloyd Garrison 4 0 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: April 10, 1862., [Electronic resource], An explanation of the affair at Union city, Tenn. (search)
Jewish mourning at the House of the late Commodore Levy. --In accordance with Jewish custom prayers were held at the residence of the late Commodore Levy, on the afternoon succeeding his funeral at St. Mark's place, New York city. The back parlor, where the remains of the deceased had lain before the funeral, was the place designated for the service. The room was darkened and the chandeliers lighted, while at the spot where the head of the coffin had rested, a burning night taper, typifJewish custom prayers were held at the residence of the late Commodore Levy, on the afternoon succeeding his funeral at St. Mark's place, New York city. The back parlor, where the remains of the deceased had lain before the funeral, was the place designated for the service. The room was darkened and the chandeliers lighted, while at the spot where the head of the coffin had rested, a burning night taper, typifying the soul, stood on the floor. The mirror was covered with a white cloth. The widow and brother of deceased sat upon low stools, in token of mourning, which is observed by the strictest Jews by sitting on the bare floor during the seven days succeeding the funeral. At the conclusion of the services everybody sat down for a few minutes in the most abject silence, and then left the room, saying to the mourners, in a low voice--"May Heaven comfort you with the rest of all mourners in Israel.