column and an urn, will scarcely need to be reminded of his virtues-even by these few lines:--
An upright merchant, a useful citizen, a valued friend, died July 30, 1835, aged 50 years. This monument is raised by his associates and friends, who knew his worth and cherish his memory.
On Vine Path, a monument hears the name of
John Murray, Preacher of the Gospel: born in Alton, England, Dec. 10, 1741; died in Boston, Sept. 3, 1815; re-entombed beneath this stone June 8th, 1837.
Erected at the recommendation of the United States General Convention of Universalists.
On Vine Path is a round marble supported by a square pedestal.
The name inscribed on it, will call to mind another of that multitude who have been called off from among us in the apparent prime at once of their usefulness and their promise.
The inscription makes record only of one, whose decease has been said to have hastened his own — that of his wife, at the age of 20 years;--it still remains that justice be rendered to Frederic P. Leverett
. As Superintending Teacher, for many years, of that important institution, the Boston Latin School, he gained an enviable reputation, and deserved it. Still more, perhaps, his memory as a scholar will owe to some of his school-books.
His Latin Lexicon, particularly, merits a place among the first class of works of the kind, wherever produced.
We here allude to it specially the rather because it was specially characteristic of the author.
His life was identified with this labor, indeed, in a sense worthy of notice.
It is said that, after the years which were spent in its preparation