picked in Philadelphia.
A large proportion of them are Frenchmen, Germans, and Italians, and from these chiefly the choir was formed.
They sung the Marseillaise as I never heard it before; and they sung other admirable pieces, among them the Italian National Hymn, the Zou-Zou's, and the Star Spangled Banner.
Such a concert would create a sensation and hold an audience anywhere."
Jahazal Sherman, Prince Edward's Island; Alex. V. Lyons, of Virginia, Cyprus; Amasa Mason, of N. Y., Guayaquil; James H. Coulter, of Ohio, Montevideo; W. C. Buchanan, of Pennsylvania, Guatemala; Thomas C. Miller, of Michigan, St. Marc, Hayti — salary $1,500, with privilege of trade.
The Consulate was created under the new act. Alex'r. Thompson, of New York, has been appointed Marshal to the Constantinople Consulate, and John G. Willoughby, United States Consul to Swatow.
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