George Sparrow, age 46, an Englishman dies, part of 'Cato-street conspiracy'

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George Sparrow, age 46, an Englishman dies, part of 'Cato-street conspiracy' - J DIED. . On the 1st hist. Mrs. Margaret Walsh,...
J DIED. . On the 1st hist. Mrs. Margaret Walsh, aged 72 years, The friend of Ihe family, and ihnm if her sun - in - Uw Mr. John Connell and the lata Mr. Mnthew Hunt, are respectfully invited to attend her funeral to - morrow afternoon afternoon at 5 o'clock. On Sunday morning last, of a lingering illness, Theo dore Augustus, youogdst son ol Daniel Gnsaner, aged 2 years 41 months. At Middiebury, Vt. (at the owi house.) last Friday. George Sparrow, an Englishman, aged about 46. Thk unfortunate individual was, by hk own confession, one of Thistl wood's coadjutors, engaged in what w as called the "Cato - street conspiracy," which was matured in London some 12 years inre,snl had for it object the - , r. i n i mM' rw, , . . 1. , muruer oi ine nnuan wimsiry. i ne pioi, a unacwooo from the public prints nt the limn, went only to aasi - nitethe kin;' minister while at dinner ai the Earl of Harrow hy s, and lliiisobuiinarrtorm in the raihsment ; hut according to Sparrow' account, other and wide spread mischiefs were contemplated by tlie conspirators. Several of the traitoo were arrested at a stable in Calo street, (which wis their uniform place of meeting,) and executed. George, with two or three others, narrow ly escaped oa board of a ihip, and reached Quebec. At that place reward werecoon offered for tbem, but George aved himself by coming into tlie States. J le has lingered lingered out a miserable life here, being much of ihe time disordered disordered or stupirred by ardent spirits. Ho was, however, a man of excellent natural powers, possessed a singular, ly retentive mrmory, and had an almost inexhaustible fund of information.

Clipped from The Evening Post02 Jun 1829, TuePage 2

The Evening Post (New York, New York)02 Jun 1829, TuePage 2
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