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In Memoriam.


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Matthew Fontaine Maury, LL.D.


University Cambridge, England.


Born in Spottsvlvania County, Virginia,

January 14, 1806.


Died at Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Va.

February 1, 1873.


"They that go down to the sea in ships, that do great business in waters,
"These see the works of the Lord, and His wonders in the deep.
.* * * * " So he bringeth them unto their desired haven.

Psalm cvii., 23d, 24th, 30th.

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1873