at men of the Revolution — the conscript fathers of the Republic-- continued, for thirty or forty years after them, to conduct the affairs of the Union with a patrictism, ability, and suceess worthy of their noble sires.
In the different representative assemblies of which Mr. Tyler was successively a member; he was brought into contact with the highest intellects of the age. In the Legislature of Virginia, he was a member of the House of Delegates with Littleton Waller Tazewell, Berjamin Watkins Leigh, Chas. Fenton Mercer, Robert Stanard, Philip Doddridge, Gen. Blackburn, and many others of the most gifted spirits of this ancient Commonwealth.
In the House of Representatives of the United States, he was contemporary with Henry Clay, William Lowndes, John endolph, Henry St. George Tucker, John Forsyth, Louis McLace, and a host of other distinguished men who then illustrated the national forum.
Being generally the youngest member of the body to which he belonged, and emulous of di