NICHOLAI OF RUSSIA

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wore proirises, regard Yankee, Jived Fvomtlio J;.Y. Dtdljr l'riluue. THE EUfPEROB NICHOLAS L The announcement of tho decease of the Russian Empoioraffords'us tho oppoittmitr of presenting our readers with a brief sketch of his biography, as we arc able lo gather the color infcn 0 a to have unexpected snuf- ye long (I to azure ye pud- nnd yc look respectable ye farewell, in ca-i'( tell the color a place we beef o;er | j t f rom aut lieDtii; sources. Nicliolns Paub- jxtato:s goes rtms vie where to here, and I in- fear has awe *' "B. what D. i. B. witch was the third son of tha Empeior Paul I, by hia second niairiagd with Marie Fcodorowna, daughter of the Duke of Wurlembeig. Ha was born on the 7th day of July, 1^96, fit St. Petersburg, and was consequently in his fifiy-ninth year at the time of hia death, Among hia curly stiuctors .were tho celebrated Adelung, Storcli, and Dupuget. From his childhood, however, he showed lees inclination for study than for military aftaiis. His you h was puss- cd in comparative retirement, mid his frc- dom ftoni the vices of n corrupt Court laid the foundation lor the physical and moral vigor which was subsequent!;exhibited subsequent!;exhibited in his ehaindcr. Duiinn- the reign of his brother, Alexander, h* kept himself entirely aloof from public nffiii,'S. After the peace of ( 1615, ho spent some time in foreign, tiaxe), lisiliug England in 1810, and making (lie tour of the Hussinn Pit»inces. On tlie 13th of July, 1817, he was mmrietl to Charlotte, the eldest daughter of King Frederic ttjllmm of Pmssia, then iu the ,19th year of hei age. Hi" domestic Ife, previous to his accession to the tin one, was noi only without but was n model cf purity and happiness. On the dea'.h of Alexander, Dec. 1, 1825, in consequence of the resignation of bis elder brclher, tlie Grand Duke Con- staiitine, Kicholas was called to the sovereignty sovereignty of the Russian Empire, One of his first act?, tifier ascending tho throne, was the suppression of a military rebellion, which he accomplished n ith ^romptuess, though not without an excess of severity.-This severity.-This incident, which llneatened the stability of the throne, already weakened by tlie ft actuating policy of Alexander, exercised a decisive influence on the mode of government, government, as well as on the personal character of the oung autcwat. He immediately adopted the most stringent measures for the consolidation of the Imperial authority.-Rejecting authority.-Rejecting lite plan of LU predecessor nhicli aimed at the prosperity ot the State hy the cultivation and imj rovernent of the people, he adopted theancient system of the Czars, founded on military disci pline and implicit obedience. He ail- dressed himself energetically to the cor- ( rection of abuses in the public ad minis| minis| tration, visiting delinquent agents with ei emplary punishment, and partially changing changing the practicjl organization of the Government. Government. Among his great enterprises for the more effective dispensation of justice, was his rcfoi m of the legal code, which ity can no intellect BUd was .1 eta, ed mure of glorious.-Then this coming tha in the degraded O his was and to time and banner, a rose, acting, ward mind the might may

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  1. Hornellsville Weekly Tribune,
  2. 22 Mar 1855, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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