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iladelphia, in search of health.
He was advised by eminent physicians that a sea-voyage and rest from all labor could alone save his life, and at once sailed for Europe.
Mr. Polk remained more than a year abroad, traveling in France, Germany, Italy, and England, and returned greatly improved in health, in October, 1832.
He which he belonged.
He was once at church, where he heard a brother bishop preach, the subject of the discourse being principally the travels of the speaker in Europe.
As they were coming out of the building, a friend asked Bishop Polk, sarcastically, Do you call that the gospel?
To which he replied: Oh, no!
that is the Actserward had parted so widely, moved thereafter with a common purpose to a common end. Their friendship was founded upon mutual esteem.
When General Polk came from Europe, he brought with him a beautiful onyx cameo — the head of Washington — which he gave to General Johnston on his return, saying: I could find nothing so appropriat