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Hon. Joseph Lawrence
(b. 1786 - d. 17 Apr 1842) Range 56 Site 137-140
A Representative from Pennsylvania. Attended the common schools and engaged in agricultural pursuits. Elected to the 19th and 20th Congresses (1825-1829). Elected as a Whig to the 27th Congress and served from 1841 until his death.
The National Intelligencer, Tuesday, April 19, 1842
Funeral of Joseph Lawrence
Order of Procession for the Funeral of the Hon. Joseph Lawrence, a Representative in the Congress of the United States from the State of Pennsylvania.
The Committee of Arrangements, pall-bearers, and mourners will attend at Mrs. Spriggs's, the late residence of the deceased, at 11 o'clock this day, at which time the corpse will be removed to charge of the Committee of Arrangements, attended by the Sergeant-at-Arms of the House of Representatives, to the Hall of the House.
At 12 o'clock m. Funeral services will be performed in the Hall of the House of Representatives, and immediately thereafter the procession will move to the Congressional Burial Ground in the following order:
Order of Procession:
The Chaplians of both Houses of Congress
Physicians who attended the deceased
Committee of Arrangements
Mr. J.Q. Adams, of Mass.
Mr. J.R Underwood, of Ky.
Mr. James Irvin, of Penn.
Mr. T.W. Gilmer, of Va.
Mr. P.G. Goode, of Ohio
Mr. Seth M. Gates, of N.Y.
Mr. G.M. Keim, of Penn.
Mr. J.J. McKay, of N.C.
Mr. B.N. Briggs, of Mass.
Mr. R.L. Caruthers, of Tenn.
Mr. Lott Warren, of Ga.
Mr. N. Clifford, of Maine
Mr. Truman Smith of Conn.
Mr. C. Morris, of Ohio
Mr. M. Fillmore, of N.Y.
Mr. J. Campbell, of S.C.
The Family and Friends of the deceased
The Senators and Representatives from the State of Pennsylvania as mourners
The Sergeant-at-Arms of the House of Representatives
Speaker and Clerk of the House of Representatives
The House of Representatives of the United States
The other officers of the House of Representatives
The Sergeant-at-Arms of the Senate
President and Secretary of the Senate
The other officers of the Senate
The Officers of the Library of Congress
The President of the United States (Tyler)
The Heads of Departments
The Diplomatic Corps.
The Chief Justice and Associate Justices of the Supreme Court of the Unites States and its officers
The Judges of the Circuit Court of the Unites States for the District of Columbia, with the Marshal and Clerk.
The Comptrollers, Auditors, and other Heads of Bureaus of the several Departments of the Government, with their officers
Other Public Officers at the seat of Government.
The Commanding General of the Army, with other military officers at the seat of Government.
The Commissioners of the Navy, wit other naval officers at the seat of Government.
The Mayor of Washington (Seaton) and the Commissioner of Public Buildings.
The Freemen's Vigilant Total Abstinence Society of Washington, of which the deceased was a member.
Citizens and Strangers.
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