Collector Kent

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Collector Kent - have caused the negroes to Darn oat tne whites...
have caused the negroes to Darn oat tne whites in M esiBuppi. The Late Gen. Loren Kent. The re mains of the late Gen. Loren Kent, Collector of Customs at Galveston, who died of the epidemic which prevailed in that city last summer, arrived here this morning on tne Clinton, for transhipment to the old home of the deceased. The transfer of the body, last Sunday, from the cemetery in Galveston to the steamer was made the occasion of a very marked demonstration of resDect on the part of the citizens to the memory of the late Col lector. I he escort waA composed ot Knight Templars, Masons, the Fire Department, mili tary and civil authorities, besides a nnmerom body of private citixens, the whole line being estimated to contain fully 3000 persons. Onr very attentive friend. Parser Sherwood, Sherwood, of the Clinton, from whose report we gather the facta, adds : "At an early hour Sunday morning, tne custom house, military headquarters, all the principal easiness nouses, and tne snipping in tne harbor, had their nags at ball mast, ana appropriately dressed in mourning, and the moat sincere regret and rerpect was evinced by all to the memory of the lamented de ceased." is

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  1. The Times-Picayune,
  2. 17 Dec 1867, Tue,
  4. Page 1

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