Freeman Hunt, the publisher and editor of the Merchants' Magazine, died on the 3d inst., at his residence in Brooklyn, N. Y. In early days he was a practical printer, and during his lifetime was the editor of several works, bnt was chiefly distinguished as the founder and conductor of the above able periodical. ArOLOGY. — The SCIENTIFIC AMERICAS was printe d last week on an inferior quality of paper, which we regret very much. We will endeavor to keep a sharp look out in future, so as not to impose upon its numerous readers again in like manner.
This article was originally published with the title "Death of an Editor" in Scientific American 13, 27, 213 (March 1858)