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Boston Jesuit (Newspaper) - August 23, 1834, Boston, Massachusetts270 the Jeri t. Vol. V. Let them be maintained against the fury of the children. The Superior estimated the promo Law All should unite. It is a duty which per to in the building to be Worth upwards of we owe to ourselves to secure the safety of our 840,000. All was lost for the import unities of lives and property. The conduct of Bishop the mob barely allowed their escape with Gnu Fenwick cannot be too highly entitled. His merits sufficient to cover their nakedness. Many moderation was Praise worthy in the extreme valuable portraits plate and Money fell a Vic and to him. Aided by his clergy May be Attri Tim to the flames or As rewards to the Perpe buted the settlement of this matter without a trn tors of this unparalleled depredation system of retaliation which All would this unprecedented act forms a new Era in we can Pardon the warmth with which the american history As peculiarly disgraceful it truth Teller proceeds to speak of the proceeds Oval tie authorities of the Commonwealth Ings of the mob it is nothing More nor less Quot Quot t Corne for Quot Ard Quot old re dress them "ro&Quot--1,1 substantially than we have ourself said but ,1,e mo8t and eur it Quot a Maimer or we we doubt whether the conduct of n mob which Mals Quot el1 no cd nce the rents of los been universally rear cited and condemned to the wuss for our protect on and con hastily the inference Tomt the a catholics of de Ai out a clock tins morning i bad the Ore proscribed and naked for persecution a p sure of conveying the Spenor to the City by and class of our Christian Community. The a and or Quot 1�?T ,1, a Quot a comr Quot a of paper alluded to in the , to have heir kind and exemplary , a never seen Anil consequently know not what a a novo end. Provocation it May have Given but we protest Ostun. Tig. I a. Provocation it May have Given but we proc against the conduct of a few whether fanatic bigots free inquirers or by whatever other name they May lie called being received As indicative of the prevalent feelings of the great body of the people. It is Manifest from the inst paragraph of the quotation from the truth Teller Tomt the editor confounds together certain facts which we arc t ii k .1 ski 1 t. Boston Aid st 23, 1834. I sri 1.1x i Cox v ext. The ruins of this once splendid Catholic establishment continue still to attract the visits desirous should he kept distinct and separate. Of thousands daily. Never did the destruction they Ore selected among Many others merely As a Sample of the general feeling of the belter class of citizens on this doleful Occa Ion. A in abridge August 13, 1834. Knurr reverend sir in Helmly of the committee chosen by the inhabitants of Cambridge for this purpose 1 have the honour to Send you the enclosed resolutions. Nobody can feel with More sensibility than the committee the disgraceful nature of the outrage which ended in the conflagration of the Cru me Convent at Charlestown. We offer to you and the unhappy sufferers our sincere sympathy on this melancholy occasion Ami we deeply regret that in this land of religious Liberty pro Cumming its duty to give nil citizens and an equal Protection a scene should have occurred so inconsistent w Ith Law with Justice with humanity Titus with religion. In Helm Lafof the committee i Timve the honour to remain Kighal Rcv. Sir your most obedient servant Joseph Story. The right Lieve Reml Bishop Fenwick 1. us this letter accompanied the resolutions of the town of Cambridge which we published in our last n it is not quite fair Tomt our a Cradle of Liberty should he dishonoured by the mistake. Fan Euil Hall cannot he a a dishonoured by the proceedings of a mob in a neighbouring town esp Cinelly when within twelve hours from the of any one place excite so Universal a Hurst of disapprobation and so general a sympathy among the upper classes of society and so deep and intense u feeling. All of them View it As time when the outrage was perpetrated Ranouil Miep the foulest and most disgraceful blots Hall was crowded with thousands of citizens Iii i which has Ever been cast upon this part of new expressing in the most decided manner to intr Abhorrence of it and passing with one voice a. Resolutions authorizing rewards for the detection of the criminals and proposing the fullest remuneration to the injured party so far As the loss of property was involved. At for the can incl destruction of the Seminary mount Benedict. A setts. Editors a i was awoke yesterday morning at the Early Dawn of Day by the painful intelligence of the destruction of Tomt Beautiful institution the ursuline Community at mount Benedict Charlestown mass. This information was brought by two of its late inmates who were scholars in that charming a Seminary drop it my door by some kind philanthropist. In accordance wit i instructions from the Lvov Superior i immediately repaired with a number of carriages to the scene of conflagration to Render any assistance in my Power to the distressed family of mount Benedict. 1 soon arrived on the spot and in season to witness the smoking ruins the dilapidated Walls the Hull ova and deserted mansion of that highly valued Seminary of learning the Nursery of youth fur imparting and inculcating the Best of morals together with n suitable education exclusively devoted to Fen Mac youth of the first and most respectable families from different parts of the Union and Many from foreign countries. I shudder to record the fact that this eminent institution was demolished to England and justly Burn with indignation against the vile perpetrators of so horrid an outrage committed too within sight of Bunker Hill and the proud Monument about to he erected on brents Hill to commemorate the Battle fought there in defence of civil and religious Liberty to Trust for the credit of the country that the Bunker Hill Monument us it is called will never he finished or at least will he suffered to remain in state quo that is in its present unfinished state till a better commentary can he produced upon it than the smoking Rifis of the adjacent ursuline Convent. The Convent in Charlestown at the time of its destruction consisted of a Superior live Choi Sisters two Lay Sisters and two novices. These Are still it the House of the Sisters of Charity in Boston where they purpose to remain till a proper House can he provided for their reception in Boston. It is their present intention by the advice and with the Sanction of the Bishop to open their school in this City. As their accommodations will of course he comparatively Small a Eer thinly not is Large As those which they Liay lost they will endeavour at least to accommodate in the beginning a few As hoarders a others they will receive is Boston August 14, 1834. To the Rev. By slip Fenwick. Dear sir although 1 Timve not the pleasure of a personal acquaintance with you 1 cannot is a citizen of this Community refrain from expressing to you the deep mortification 1 feel at the outrage committed on the ursuline Convent a a outrage scarcely exceeded in the history of crime. I take the Liberty of enclosing n Check for a Small sum which 1 would respectfully ask you to appropriate it your discretion in relieving any who May have been subjected to inconvenience or suffering by this disgraceful proceeding. 1 remain sir Atli sincere respect and esteem your most obedient servant. B. T. Rickman. No. Mount Vernon pm acc. A Day Sci Lars and will endeavour to impart to Vest Erdne evening by the bunds of rut finns an i. _ i i. I a a i a a a a i i i v them the same advantages and All which their infuriated Muu composed of mesh human and in Boston. August 12, 1834. Rev. And Deanii sir though 1 have not the pleasure of a personal acquaintance with von i in not forbear is a citizen to express my sympathy with your Church and yourself on the occasion of the hellish outrages of the past night. If Nuy thing can surpass my sorrow and condolence for this dreadful and portentous occurrence it is my Abhorrence of tin wretches who have dared to trn Tuple on the majesty of the Laws is much is upon your rights and to inflict wounds on to lift country deeper my More incurable than they have inflicted upon their fellow citizens. It is impossible to foresee where that fire of persecution which was kindled in new York will end or what it May consume in its course. Eye must All stand ready to extinguish it with our hearts blood if it h the will of cod. Accept sir. The sentiments of respect and sympathy with which i have the honour to be. Your obedient nil Humble servant David Lek child 31 court Street. Right Rev. By slip Fenwick. This Lund of boasted Republican Laws of Good order and decorum and near the spot too of the meteor Nolc Battle ground of Bunker Hill where the first blood was shed in the cause of american Freedom and equal rights. I found the Superior who with her family of More than fifty female scholars attended by her sister safely escaped the wicked rabble who and taken Possession of mount Benedict hut the lady Superior was perfectly Calm with the smile of heaven beaming on her countenance submitting to the result w Ith great philosophy and composure yielding to the fatal catastrophe is being permitted by the will of iod for Sutney Good Ami Wise purpose. She save a a i am Hayy in being Able to sate the Little children which were entrusted to my 1 present circumstances will afford. It will undoubtedly he satisfactory to Distant friends to know Tomt they enjoy in general Good health with the exception of Otic or two a and of these Only one Viz sister st. Henry a Novice is in any danger of death. It is certain she cannot hold out much longer being in a deep decline which has been greatly accelerated by her having been compelled to expose herself for several hours to the night air after an Over exertion to Esene the flames of the Convent during the night of its destruction. The following letters addressed to the Bishop immediately alter the horrid outrage will Shew my drab she spoke of the loss of property As of minor 1 in Quot hat Light this act of violence is viewed by consequence compared w Ith the preservation of i the respectable portion of this Suco Maine August 14, 1834. A my it a ins with feelings of grief and indigent inn Flint i received the intelligence of the scandalous nil sacrilegious ii Truro it Charlestown Ami i deeply sympathize with. What i know must lie your feelings upon the occasion. There is Only Ore sentiment prevailing among All the respectable portions of our Community which is that this outrage upon the catholics is no less in outrage upon the institutions of Mir country generally and a deep blot upon our character is it Well organized and Liberal Republic. A lint sir i non not without the Hope that much Good May result to the cause of religion from this most Flag unit attack upon one of its cherished institutions. It will cell Forth in expression of feeling and a marked declaration of intention from the american Public that it will not tolerate any exclusive hostility towards our holy religion and will not permit its professors
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