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GUARDIAN & REVIEW.
"PROVE ALL THINGS: HOLD FAST THAT WHICH IS GOOD."
"TO THE LAW AND TO THE TESTIMONY."
publisheD BY JAMES EASTBURN & CO.
AT THE LITERARY ROOMS, CORNER OF BROADWAY AND
ARRAHAM PAUL, PRINTER.
Southern District of New-York, ss.
E IT REMEMBERED, that on the twenty-second day of April, in the forty-second year of the Independence of the United States of America, James Eastburn & Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as Proprietors, in the words following, to wit:
In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled "an Act for the encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned." And also to an Act, entitled "an Act supplementary to an Act, entitled an Act for the encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints. JAMES DILL,
Clerk of the Southern District of New-York, by
EDWARD TRENOR, Assistant Clerk.
BRIEF MEMOIRS OF MRS. MARGARET formance of duty, among all who
desire to be "followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises."
THE lives and even the names The subject of the present meof many, who occupied important stations in the Church of God, in moir, in the words of one who our land, and fulfilled the duties was not merely related to her, but knew her well, was << of those stations with distinguished a distinguished character, and one of reputation and usefulness, are raShe may pidly passing into oblivion. We the best of women. feel it to be both a duty and prijustly be enrolled among the faithful witnesses for God, and rememvilege, so far as we shall be enabled, to furnish our readers, from bered as a signal trophy of the time to time, with biographical power and prevalence of grace." sketches of a few, whom we Mrs. Margaret Livingston was either personally knew, or whose the only child of Colonel Henry memory we have been taught to Beekman, a very respectable and revere from our earliest years. opulent gentleman of this state, These sketches will necessarily who sustained many public offices of trust and honour, and died with be imperfect, from the scantiness an unblemished character, at the of materials to form them; for the advanced age of nearly ninety subjects have left little, some nothing, in writing; of their sor-years. rowing companions, but few are left, and they, in the wane of years, find it difficult to recollect county, the place of her father's residence. The house, which is more than a few leading facts in their history. On their charac-still standing, is pleasantly situated on Hudson's river, opposite to ter, however, they can dilate with sufficient minuteness to enable the Kingston landing-place. At an early period* she was us, to whom they have communicated their information, to un-bert R. Livingston, Esq. who was connected in marriage with Rofold the bright examples of their also an only child. As his ancesfriends to the encouragement of
She was born in the year 1724, at Rhinebeck Flatts, in Dutchess
faith in the promises of God, and * Somewhere about the 20th or 21st year the instruction for the right per- of her age.