the full exercise of distinguished and matured talents, without great exertions of bodily powers,
in some measure satisfies and consoles the mind, though it contributes little to the abatement of grief."
* * * *
"We commit you, and your amiable consort, to the superintending care and gracious protection of
a God, infinite in mercy and love."
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"With sentiments of unfeigned respect, ardent affection, and unabated zeal for your happiness
here and hereafter -
"We subscribe ourselves, your sincere friends, brothers and children in the Lord.
"Signed by order, and on behalf of Consistory,
JACOB BROADHEAD, Pres. pro. temp.
"Rev. Dr. John H. Livingston.
"New-York, 25th June, 1810."
On the tenth of October following, the Doctor removed to New-Brunswick; and his arrival there
was greeted as an event of most favourable augury, ensuring success to the whole plan that had been
formed in relation to the college and the professorate,