The striking coincidences of life

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The striking coincidences of life - Dr. Craven: " 'The coincidences Of life are...
Dr. Craven: " 'The coincidences Of life are very striking;' of which he gave several curious examples, specially mentioning tho simultaneous deaths of John Adams and ThOmas Jefferson on tho 4th of Jaly, 1828, the half century anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, whioh had been so largely their joint work. Jefferson's only wish when falling was to live to that nioruing, on waking up to which, his first exolamation wbb: 'It is thon Independence Day; Lord, nowlettest thou thy servant depart in peace, for . mine eyes havo Been thy salvation;' while tlio last words of Adams, his illustrious coadjutor, were: It is a great and good day Jefferson yet survives."

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  1. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle,
  2. 06 Jul 1866, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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