of freedom, and a most determined opposer of
wherever it prevailed.
rican Bible Society
manager of the institution, where his conduct, in
promoting its great objects, was always marked by
the most liberal and orthodox temper and principles.
An extensive correspondence with persons of distinc-
tion in Europe
rendered his name and his character familiar to many
of the great philanthropists of the age; and his
death will be lamented by his friends in that coun-
try, as well as in this, as a public loss.
Freedom's Journal, September, 1827.
DIED, in this city, on the 16th instant,
years, and full of honours, rested from his labours,
that his works might follow him, the Christian,
the patriot, and the Philanthropist, Thomas Eddy
Esq. His family and friends are not called upon to
sorrow, as those who have no hope; but, with delight,
may dwell upon the truths of the Gospel, as exem-
plified in the character of the husband, the father,
and the friend. Let me die the death of the right-
eous, and let my last end be like unto his.
The name of Thomas Eddy
which filled up his life, will be remembered and
revered by the coloured population of our country,
and their descendants, to the latest generations.
Commercial Advertiser, September, 1827.
DIED, yesterday morning, in the 70th year of his
age, Thomas Eddy
able and useful citizen. He was an active member
of most of our charitable institutions, in whose wel-
fare and prosperity he was deeply interested, and in
whose service most of the latter part of his life was
spent. As a governor of the New York Hospital
was eminently useful, and by his firmness of character,