Despairing of his Death.
correspondent of the New York Post
The Supreme Court is still in the hands of pro slavery men, and promises to be for some time to come.
continues in excellent health, and will yet outlive half the judges who sit with him. His vigor is wonderful in one so very old.--He is in sounder health to day then he was ten years ago.
was born in 1776, the year American
independence was dedicated, and is, therefore, eighty-six years old. He has been on the bench twenty-six years, been appointed in 1836.