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Boston Jesuit (Newspaper) - July 23, 1831, Boston, MassachusettsA a of Catholic Vej Jtj a Iii a Tif Are it a a kit is deos to Nobis Tutu Tiu Xum in be Murs a no is against Tull rom Iii. Xxx. No. Xvii. Voi. Ii. Boston sat Coay 33, is3i. The Jesuit puh Luhcs weekly to appear every saturday by William Smith for the proprietor at s3 per Ankum ill Advance. All communication must be Post print and direct etl to the editor of the Quot Jesuit Quot Bodon must. The object u to explain Dit fun a and defend the principles of the oat , Catholic and apostolic Church. Orrick Bromfield Street. Narrative of the seizure of Douay comics. A Al of the deportation of the seniors professor and students to dour tens by the lion. Joseph Iiorio a of v. I. L. In a letter to a Friend. Continued from Page 363, to. 46. At the scotch College no manner of preparation had been Mado for our Vve were shown into the refectory where each opened his bed on the floor or upon the tables just As he could find room. Some indeed for there was not room on the floor for All were taken up stairs where we found the same conveniences provided Vite a Biniek floor on which to spread our Mattrass. Between twelve and one All was settled and we tried to sleep. We arose without much reluctance in the morning but with Many complaints of sore hips arms and sides. About 8 of clock some gentle arms with some of ours and eight of the Benedictines arrived Thev were seized at Esq Erchin where they had Hopes of escaping. It was sunday the feast of st. Edw Ard nor had w e the Consolation of hearing or saying mass. We however assembled in the refectory both morning and afternoon where prayers from some of our English manuals were read aloud to the Community. Dinner was dressed for us in our own House. It was what we and provided before our incarceration and was brought us by the College servants. When it was Cut Anil carved into equal portions we found ourselves sadly perplexed for plates. We soon found a substitute. It was a slice of bread which was Given us to eat with the meat thus hum mensa Consi Indus cried out one or More of our gentlemen. Hat Omen is this we joked a Good Deal at this similarity of circumstances which attended the first dinner of a ideas and his wandering trojans on their Landing in Italy and our first dinner alter we were expelled from Home. Thus we fared from sunday to wednesday. The intervening space was filled up with All the perplexity of fear doubt and inquiry concerning futurity. On the monday a considerable number cd poor French inhabitants were conveyed in carts to Dou Lens. A whisper began to circulate that we and others were soon to follow. On the tuesday notice was Given that we were no longer to expect our meals to be supplied and on wednesday without any very Clear previous intimation of an immediate removal eight requisition waggons with an escort of dragoons and gun in Arii irs appeared at the College door to remove us to Dou Lens it was said if not further. As a preparation for the worst we All went to confession not knowing when or How it would be in our Power to do it if the place of our confinement us was the Case should prove to be in a diocese where we Hud no Tacu tics nor Access to tiie Bishop to procure them. I leave you to conceive with what consternation we looked upon each other at this new but not entirely unexpected change of we were much concerned for our poor convalescent cripple whom it would have been impossible to remove. Two Lay Brothers of the English monks from age and infirmity were in u similar inability of undergoing the Latigue. We petitioned and obtained leave Lor them to remain in Douay. Care was taken to Hesp Euk attention friends and resources for them. Our convalescent entirely recovered was afterwards with his two companions removed to the nunnery of st. Catharine where the Catholic priests were confined of tuned a partial Liberty and even some employment in one of the offices of the District As a Witter. Unhappily about a month before on return to Douay he fell sick of a putrid fever and died. But died in the arms of a Catholic priest who in sickness and before it Lind assisted him with All the consolations and helps of the one of the Luv Brothers brother Joseph shr Rock also died in the same May they rest in peace. After we had received and eaten our last meal from the College a and the last remaining joint of ment was dressed for the purpose we were told to make up our parcels and prepare for our journey. No Beds were allowed we wore however allowed to take blankets sheets and pillows. Each Man had also some Little bag or parcel in hand. The Muster Roll was read and sixty three persons French and English together with their respective hags and parcels were told to place themselves on the eight w waggons which were already pretty nigh filled with several Days provision of Hay for four horses to each Waggon. A crowd of spectators and assembled in the Street and in the strange confusion of the moment one of our companions slip away unnoticed out of town Aud escaped to England. It will give pleasure to an englishman to hear a trait of True English feelings Over englishmen in distress. Early after the arrival of the English troops in the neighbourhood of st. Amanda some of the Coldstream Wero wounded and brought prisoners to the military Hospital m Douay. In spite of Argus Eye an i the strict prohibition of some of the superintendents some of us procured Access to the poor Fellows. The head surgeon indeed favoured the visits. Some Good wine and Good meat a Little pecuniary Relief and the sight and company of countrymen gave much Comfort and facilitated the recovery of at least one who was very badly wounded indeed. Our removal to Esq Erchin was a great blow to them and being reduced to Hospital allowance in a forlorn sit Edw Ard Monk
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