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OF THE LATE
JOHN MURRAY, Jun.
READ BEFORE THE GOVERNORS OF
THE NEW-YORK HOSPITAL,
9th Month, 14th, 1819,
BY THOMAS EDDY.
Published by Order of the Governors.
RE-PRINTED FOR WILLIAM ALEXANDER;
SOLD ALSO BY DARTON & CO., W. PHILLIPS, and w. DARTONS
AND CHRISTOPHER BENTHAM, DUBLIN.
TO THE ENGLISH EDITION.
THE character delineated in the following Memoir, the exemplary nature of it, and the good effect which it is calculated to produce; will, it is presumed, war
rant the re-printing of it, in this country, and render it acceptable to many readers.
It may not be improper to observe, in addition to
what is contained in the Memoir, that the subject of it left a widow and three children, and a number of
grand-children; all of whom were very dear to him.
But his benevolence and liberality, would not permit
him to confine the distribution of his estate, to his family and relations. As in life, so in death, his chari
He died at the age of sixty-one years.
THE character of a private individual, who
has been remarkable through life for exalted piety, and acts of purest benevolence, is a pleasing subject to contemplate; and the conduct of the man who has zealously laboured to benefit his fellow creatures, and to increase the general stock of human happiness, must ever form a useful lesson to mankind. It marks the good way for others to follow-the example becomes an incentive to virtuous action, and may also be the means of encouraging many among the rising generation, to employ their time and talents in such ą manner, as is most likely to be acceptable to God, and useful to mankind.