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Exchange, on Monday the 19th November, pursuant to public notice, of which the following is a copy :

PUBLIC MEETING.

The subscribers respectfully invite all those who revere the character and genius of Sir Walter Scott, to meet at the Merchants' Exchange, Wall-street, this afternoon, the 19th inst, at one o'clock, to take into consideration the best means of uniting with the Committees in Scotland, in a tribute of respect to the memory of the GREAT MINSTREL OF THE North.

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+ DAVID HADDEN, +

JOHN GRAHAM,

SAMUEL SWARTWOUT, * CAMPBELL P. WIITE,

JOHN MCGREGOR, JR.
JAMES G. KING,
JOHN S. CRARY,

WILLIAM C. BRYANT,
+ JAMES K. PAULDING,

DAVID S. KENNEDY,
JAMES HAY,
GIDEON POTT,
SAMUEL CORP,
JOHN CHAMBERS,
JOHN CALDWELL,
P. PERIT,
WILLIAM DAWSON,
ROBERT C. SANTS,
WILLIAM BANKS,
JAMES BOYD, JR.
CHARLES F. HOFFMAN,

DANIEL JACKSON,
X DANIEL OAKEY,

ALEXANDER CHARTBRS,
FRANCIS HALL,

SAMUEL NICHOLSON,
X ABRAHAM BELL,
* J. I. MUMFORD,

GEORGE P. MORRIS,
HUGH AUCHINCLOSS,
WILLIAM LEGGETT,
WASHINGTON IRVING,
DAVID CLARKSON,
JOHN LAURIE,
PROSPER M. WETMORE,

X WILLIAM A. DUER,
* CORNELIUS W. LAWRENCE,

PHILIP HONE,
X

ROBERT HALLIDAY,
X

HUGH MAXWELL,
JOHN GRAY,
JONATHAN GOODHUE,
WILLIAM NEILSON,
JONATHAN OGDEN,
THOMAS SUFFERN,
W. W. WOOLSEY,
C. C. CAMBRELENG,

THEODORE DWIGHT,
* THOMAS DIXON,

JOSEPH FOWLER, 2. CHARLES KING,

WILLIAM MC LEOD,
* DAVID MAITLAND,

JOHN DELAFIELD,
SAUL ALLEY,
DAVID LESLIE,

ARCHIBALD BRYCE,
8 JOHN LANG,

JOHN NOBLE,
JACOB HARVEY,
AMOS BUTLER,
WILLIAM HOLLAND,
JOHN S. BARTLETT,
THEODORE S. FAY,
* JOSEPH KERNOCHAN,

JOHN I. PALMER,
* JONA. M. WAINWRIGHT, D.D.

0. M. LOWNDS,
KUGH MC LEAN,
JAMES LAWSON.

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Exchange, on Monday the 19th November, pursuant to public notice, of which the following is a copy :

PUBLIC MEETING.

The subscribers respectfully invite all those who revere the character and genius of Sir WALTER Scott, to meet at the Merchants' Exchange, Wall-street, this afternoon, the 19th inst, at one o'clock, to take into consideration the best means of uniting with the Committees in Scotland, in a tribute of respect to the memory of the GREAT MINSTREL OF THE North.

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X WILLIAM A. DUER,
* CORNELIUS W. LAWRENCE,

PHILIP HONE,
ROBERT HALLIDAY,
HUGH MAXWELL,
JOHN GRAY,
JONATHAN GOODHUE,
WILLIAM NEILSON,

JONATHAN OGDEN,
& THOMAS SUFFERN,

W. W. WOOLSEY,

c. C. CAMBRELENG,
* THEODORE DWIGHT,

THOMAS DIXON,
JOSEPH FOWLER,
CHARLES KING,

WILLIAM MC LEOD,
X DAVID MAITLAND,

JOHN DELAFIELD,
SAUL ALLEY,
DAVID LESLIE,

ARCHIBALD BRYCE,
X JOHN LANG,

JOHN NOBLE,
JACOB HARVEY,
AMOS BUTLER,
WILLIAM HOLLAND,
JOHN S. BARTLETT,
THEODORE S. FAY,
X JOSEPH KERNOCHAN,

JOHN I. PALMER,
* JONA, M. WAINWRIGHT, D.D.
0, M. LOWNDS,
KUGH MC LEAN,
JAMES LAWSON.

ROBERT C. SANTS,
WILLIAM BANKS,
JAMES BOYD, JR.
CHARLES F. HOFFMAN,

DANIEL JACKSON,
* DANIEL OAKEY,

ALEXANDER CHARTERS,
FRANCIS HALL,

SAMUEL NICHOLSON,
X ABRAHAM BELL,
X J. 1. MUMFORD),

GEORGE P. MORRIS,
MUGH AUCHINCLOSS,
WILLIAM LEGGETT,
WASHINGTON IRVING,
DAVID CLARKSON,

JOHN LAURIE, *

PROSPER M. WETMORE,

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE PUBLIC MEETING.

Ar a numerous meeting of the citizens of New York, held in pursuance of a call through the public papers, at the Merchant's Exchange on Monday, the 19th of November, 1832.-On motion, by John Duer, Esq. David Hadden, Esq. President of the St. Andrew's Society, was called to preside, and, by motion of Charles King, Esq. the Hon. William A. Duer, President of Columbia College, and Cornelius W. LAWRENCE, Esq. were selected as Vice-Presidents.

On motion, by Charles F. Hoffman, Esq. James Lawson, and Prosper M. WETmore, were appointed Secretaries.

The following preamble and resolutions were presented, with some appropriate remarks, by the Rev. Doctor Wainwright, and unanimously adopted.

The citizens of New-York have assembled to express their deep and unfeigned regret at the death of Sir Walter Scott. They feel that no eulogy of theirs can exalt the fame of him who has won the proud distinction of being compared with those who were the brightest ornaments of past ages. The writings of Sir Walter Scott have delighted and instructed almost every nation of the earth. The vigor of his mind, and the excellence of his life, have added to the intellectual and moral wealth of the world. The dwellers in his own mountain land, and they who tread our far-distant peaceful shores, may well emulate each other in offering a tribute to his memory-for, his fame is a legacy to man.

The citizens of New-York, revering the beautiful simplicity of Sir Walter Scott's character; appreciating the elegance and value of his writings; and deploring his death, in common with the friends of literature throughout the world, desire to evince their admiration of his genius, and their respect for his memory. Therefore, be it

Resolved, That while we yield to the people of Scotland the pride of local associations, for, that the land of their nativity was also the birth-place of the author of Marmion and Waverley, we claim to share equally in their veneration for the purity of character, and splendor of genius which distinguished the “Minstrel of the North.”

Resolved, That we tender with heartfelt sincerity the expression of our sorrow and sympathy to the relatives and friends of the deceased, for their irreparable loss.

The following resolutions, introduced by John Duer, Esq. who supported them in an able and eloquent address, were unanimously adopted.

Resolved, That a committee of fifteen be appointed, with power to increase their number, whose duty it shall be to receive subscriptions in aid of the fund, proposed to be appropriated as a tribute to the memory of Sir Walter Scott, and that no subscription shall exceed ten dollars.

Resolved, That the funds to be raised by the the committee under the preceding resolution, be applied by them, in their discretion, to the erection of a monu.

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