s his service at sea, Commodore Page surveyed and made soundings for the old Fire Island Channel, New York harbor, and for some years was stationed at the Naval Observatory in Washington.
A widow, a daughter (the Countess of Spinola), Professor Frederick Page, of Bryn Mawr, Pa., and Philip Page, of Buenos Ayres, South America, sons, survive him. He also has many relatives who reside in this State.
The Page homestead at Shelley is now occupied by his grand-nephew, Richard Page.
The death of Captain Page recalls to the minds of those who knew him many thrilling incidents in connection with his life.
As Mr. Virginius Newton was one of the officers of the Stonewall, commanded by Captain Thomas Jefferson Page, a representative of The Times saw him yesterday evening.
Mr. Newton gave the following account of the history of the Stonewall.
In January, 1865, I was serving on board the Confederate frigate Rappahannock, lying in the harbor of Calias, France, detained by the French