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He married in early life, but was childless, and in the fall of 1817 emigrated to the United States and selected Baltimore as his home. Here for several years he wrought at his trade. Before leaving his native land he attached himself to an order in that country known as Odd Fellows and to continue in that association, in February, 1819, he advertised in the newspapers of the day a request for all Odd Fellows, if any should be in the city, to meet for the purpose of organizing a lodge. John Duncan, John Welsh, John Chatham, and Richard Rusworth, all natives of Great Britain, responded to the call, and on the 26th day of April, 1819, they organized Washington Lodge, at the public house of a man named Upton, Second street, near Frederick. Arrest of naval officers. The following naval officers, recently arrived from the coast of Africa in the storeship Relief, having tendered their resignations, were arrested on Friday at the Brooklyn Navy-Yard and conveyed to Fort Lafayette