April 26, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 2d page)
[From the exchanges]
Journal-Observer: Rev. George Howe, D.D., LL.D., who has been for the past fifty years connected with the Theological Seminary, of Columbia, died suddenly at his residence in Columbia Sunday evening at 5:30 o’clock. He was a man known and loved throughout the Southern States and his death will be universally lamented.
[There is good information on ancestry.com on Rev. Howe. He was born in Massachusetts on November 6, 1802. The familysearch.org ID# is KF56-246.]