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[142] Each cell is seven feet long, two feet broad, and eighteen inches high at the aperture. They are composed of mica slate, and calculated to contain each one coffin of an adult. If the remains are permanently deposited, the aperture of the cell is closed with a marble tablet, bearing the name, &c. of the deceased. A pentagonal building, of Quincy granite, about six feet high, is erected over this spot.

The interments in this tomb have been those of Sidney Hayes of Smyrna, deceased October 20, 1832; and Jasper Macomb, of New York, an officer in the United States Army, deceased December 15, 1833.

On Hawthorne Path also, is the monument of “Z. B. Adams,” and not far from this, on Jasmine Path, that of “Hildreth,” an elegant ornamented sarcophagus, surmounted by a cross. On Sweet-briar Path are the tomb and obelisk of “George W. Coffin,” bearing inscriptions to the Hon. Peleg Coffin, who died in 1805, and to his widow who died in 1838, at the age of 81. The monument of “Andrews,” an oblong-square sarcophagus, will be found on Hazel Path; and in the same neighborhood that of “Hoffman,” a cenotaph, with an inscription as follows:

In memory of a beloved and only son. Frederick William, son of David and Mary Hoffman, of Baltimore, Maryland.

His early piety, rare talents, great industry, gentle and graceful manners, endeared him to the aged and the young. His studies in Harvard University were terminated by sudden illness. Accompanied by his parents for Italy, he died at Lyons, France, on the 30th November, 1833, aged 17 years.

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