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mmittee : Messrs. Joseph Story, H. A. S. Dearborn, Jacob Bigelow, E. Everett, G. W. Brimmer, George Bond, Charles Wells, Benjamin A. Gould, and George W. Pratt. At the same time, arrangements were made for a public religious consecration, to be held on the Society's grounds. At a meeting, August 8th, a sub-committee was appointed to procure an accurate topographical survey of Mount Auburn, and report a plan for laying it out into lots. This service was performed subsequently by Mr. Alexander Wadsworth, Civil Engineer. The consecration of the Cemetery took place on Saturday, September 24th, 1831. A temporary amphitheatre was fitted up with seats, in one of the deep vallies of the wood, having a platform for the speakers erected at the bottom. An audience of nearly two thousand persons were seated among the trees, adding a scene of picturesque beauty to the impressive solemnity of the occasion. The order of performances was as follows:-- 1. Instrumental Music, by the Bosto
Appendix, III: form of conveyance. Know all men by these presents, That the Proprietors of the Cemetery of Mount Auburn, in consideration of dollars, paid to them by of the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell and convey to the said and heirs and assigns one lot of land in the Cemetery of Mount Auburn, in the County of Middlesex, situated on the way called and numbered on the plan of said Cemetery, drawn by A. Wadsworth, which plan is in the possession of the said Corporation, for inspection by the said grantee, heirs and assigns at all seasonable times; the said lot of land containing superficial square feet. To have and to hold the aforegranted premises unto the said heirs and assigns, forever; subject, however, to the conditions and limitations, and with the privileges following, to wit: First, That the proprietor of the said lot shall have the right to enclose the same, with a wall or fence, not exceeding one foot in thickness, which m
hless enemy, glad, if the sufferings which he can occasion may be aggravated by private and peculiar circumstances, does the last enemy frequently appear! The next stone we shall notice would appear to be the joint property of Fairfield and Wadsworth, both which names it shows. Beyond this, on Indian Ridge Path, are those erected by Nathaniel Francis, Greenleaf, and Martin Brimmer. In the same neighborhood we find also one raised to the memory of David Patterson, a young merchant of Bostcharacter. He sleeps beneath the blue lone sea, He lies where pearls the deep. He was the loved of all, yet none O'er his low bed may weep. David Patterson. Webster. Clement Durgin. I Thaxter. Williams. Bond. Fairfield. Wadsworth. Greenleaf. Martin Brimmer. In looking back over this ramble among the monuments of Mount Auburn, we cannot but see how far our sketches must be, at the best, from conveying a complete conception of either the natural beauties, or t