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-THE COTTON STATES,
A WEEKLY NEWSPAPER,
VUBLISUED EVERY SATURDAY MonNILG, IN
UY J. M. ARNOW.
'RATES OF ADVERTISING.
We have adopted the same rates nf ad-
vertising as /the Floridian & Journal
'which are as follows t
'One square, (10 miniot lines) Or less, for
each insertion- -- - $2 00
Estate & Legal Notices to be charged the
same as ransient Advertisements,except
Notice ofDismission as Adminifti't tot' for
which the charge shall be, $40 00
."'""-.. Notiocs and Tributes of Respect
ehaurgi as advertisements.
S.2'o'attei'tih 'wtil be paid to transient
dvertisemenfs unaccompati'ed with -the
Stash., I is eaayst .Ista--
y S -WS ev off shares their adver- .
isement will make, and remit according-
y. A square is ten printed lines. Any
kambr of lines less than ten is counted
be a square. A line of manuscript, on or-
dinary .paper, will make one line printed,
ITEMS OF SUBSCRIPTION.
1year- 10 00
For 6 months or less, $5 00
SvBscRInErns.-Persons seeing their p%- j
lers marked thus- X- will know that
their time has expired or about to expire.
V Those in aftears Will 'ftvot us by remit-
tting, as'ttfr'cMaAhesipences are verygtea'vy.
'Curran said of the Liberty of the Press:
'"That great sentinel of the State, that
.grand detector of public impostors ; guard
'it, because when it sinks, there sinks with
't, the comminon grave, the liberty of the
subject and the security of the crown."
J. H. COSS.
Councellor at Law.
W ILL practice in all the Courts of
East Florida, particularly in the
Circuit Courts of Marion and adjoining
Counties. Office at his residence two miles
West of Ocala, he can be found in Ocala
>n mail days.
U,.p;A8EI .F FIr
VOLUME 4-NO. 17. GAINESVILLE, ILA. SATURDAY MONlxIG, APRIL 16,. 1864. WHOLE NO. 167.,
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SCHEDULE NO. 6.
M A; AXI'MUM. PRICES fixed by the Comimissioners for the State of Florida for Pro-
.VJ a&ad Army Surpt.,.ej_J. -- .-.i --.' '.. ,,'ce',i. to continue in
ace- 'lf'tirfe 't-lU day ul M(arch next .r Ith. publ;earic.n ..t il nest Schedule:
Beef Cat ie.,
QUALITY. DESCRIPTION. QUANTITY.
with handles, each,
range fed, gross. .
plantation fed, "
bushel 60 ib,
Peach or Apple, .'f4 gallon,
OHARLES P. COOPER
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Will practice inthe Circuit Courts ofNas-
.;w, Columbia, Bradford, Alachua and Le-
y counties of the Suwannee Circuit, and
Sluva and .Marion .of th i Eastern Circuit;
i nd wilhliasoattend the Confederate States
Siitrict GCurt foriEastand South Fla., and
, wState-Supr em Court.
Gainesvile,'A.ug. l'st,.186., .34-tf.
X&- Columbion copy -ft.
,ARCH'D. T. BANKS.
Attorney at .Law.
G-. i xciiesv'111'e Ine Iii
00s onJu.iom .Ithe Suwaith1e -' Cur.uit. a1
,arion u" fh.. E Nt.tih. ,
Ot .31. No. 17--f
J5I R. J. B. OLIVER gover.,rnt..geit,
..V1 ha's left a quanty of Shirning, Os-
r,.burgs, and Yarns with the subscribers
.;-be exchange .for wool. Thehterms of
*' t Chapge a'e-as followss:
One half the ,'wodl, <(f'dlean and free
t nmn.burrs)'to'be paid for in cash at the
-.tte of Three dollars and seventy-five cts
tar pound, for the-other half we will give
- yda ofosnaburgs orshirting.
For every 3 l-Ibs of wool I bunch fae-
"r'y yarn. Parties who have left wool
-- k us eau now get the goods in exchange.
SAVAGE BRO. & CO.
Oct. 26. No. 46-tf
S IX months after date. I will present
i, my accounts and vouchers to J. C.
'Gardner, Judge of Probate, of the State
,of Florida, for the county of Alachua. on
the Estate of James Tison, late of said
,county deceased, and ask to be discharged
from further Administration of said Estate.
TIMOLINE TISON, "Admr'x.
N" OTICE is hereby given, that all ex-
..L emptions heretofore granted must be
.presented to the Enrolling Officers, who
are instructed carefully to revise the same,
renewing such as are correct, and revok
ing such as are fraudulent or erroneous.
J.'J. DANIEL, Maj. & Comd't of
Conscripts for Florida.
March 6th, 1864. 61-tf
SIX months after date, I will apply to
the Probate Court of Marion County
Fla., for final dismission as Administra-
triz of the Istate ofEphram Blitch, dec'd.
All persons having demands against the
estate, will"bring them forward or they
will be lawed. F. C. BLITCH,
March 56th 1864. 61-6m *
I will.sell on the 1st of April next, to
the highest bidder, before the Court
House door, in Hernando county, Fla.,
160 acres of land Warrant No. 52,159 be-
longing to the Estate of John E. Turkett,
Terms made known on the day of sale.
GILLIS POWELL, Guardian.
March 1. 62-tds *
rTO all whom it may concern, I Stephen
S G..Brown, Administrator on the Es-
,lste of Jno. S. Addison, deceased, late 'of
Marion County in the State of Fla., have
made and constituted Win. T. Harrison of
said-County, my lawful agent, in the ln-
tire management and Administration of
.aid Estate. S. G. BROWN,
tarech 5th, 1864. 61-tf *
L(.IX moths after date'I will present my
Scacountos nd vouchers of Admlnist,r
tion of the estate of James R, Cowser,
late of Sumpter County Dee'd. to the Hon.
Judge of Probate for Sumpter County, for
A final settlement, an4 ask ,to be disoharg,
.ad fton further administration on said
,ysatat. f, X. COLVEIT, A.dm'r,
July 16, 1868, No, 8d.-6m
ON' consignment an4. for sale a fine lot
of mens, ladies, misses and children
shoes, also spool thread, pipes, handker-
phlefs &O. J. W. MoRA.
*gM hb 12, 62--f '
* 1 05
Frenchr, "t gallon,
for syrup or pickle of 33 gallons,
or for each gallon,
Side 10 z. pryd, a pro
rata astog'r orless'width
7 wide 3 y'ds to the Ib.,
t wide 6 oz. to tihe yard,
native grass, baled,
1st class, Artillery,
1st class Cavalry.,
square or round,
ar .1ro 1i' .-
corn fed, -
Side, 6 oz. to the yard,
8 oz. to the yard,
mess, sheet iron,
cotton|- wide,41 yds tohlb
1-wide 3 yds to lb.
'wide 3f yds to lb
S3 yards to lb.
wool, for soldiers.
10 oz. to the yard,
wooden axel four horse,
wooden "two ,.
bushel 50 Ibs,
j1 barrel 196-. bs,
i sack 98 lbs,
} barre! 19,, tbs,
t sack '. :'s.
t barrel 'i ibs,
1j sack 95 Ibs,
nut 1 --n
'to Gioss ton,
per 100 feet,
% bushel 57 lbs,
head 1' month,
" bushel 60 lbs,
" ,' 38 8
" bushel 56 Ibs,
'$ bushel 50 lb,
TN the nimatt ofthe Estate of B. R. Hin-
son, the insdvency of said Estate .hav-
.ing been suggested by. the Administrator,,
it js therefore ordered that all claims
against said Est.te be rendered in to the
Judge of Probat4 by the 6th day of June
next when there will be a prorn.a destri-
bution of the assets. It is further order-
ed that the Adnfinistr'ator file an account
of the assets i34 hand, and the claims
which have beeti presented on or before
the aforesaid da', at which-time applica-
tion will be made for letters of a final dis-
charge from further Administration of'
said Estate. t
| E. 11. JORDAN,
e Judge of Probate. -
Dec. 6. Nb. 52-6m *
Notice to Debtors and Cred-
ALL persons indebtedd to thie Estate of
Jno. S. Addson deceased, late of
Marion Courity, vlhplease make immedi-
ate payment to the undersigned, and all
persons having claims against said de-
'ceased, will present the same, according
to taw iia s.sch casess made and provided to
the undersigned. ';
WM. T' HARRISON, Ag't.
March 5thi, 1864, 61-8t *
To Debtor. & Creditors.
ALL persons indebted to the "estate of
A Ed. F. Crews late of Sumter Co.
deceased, are lbreb' requested to make
immediate payment to the undersigned.
And all those havin claims against said
Estate will present them properly anuthen -
ticated orn or 'f..iIe IrI. 1st day of March,
1864. L. B BRANCH, Ad'm..
De3 19, 4-8Wv."
NO TI CE.
SIX months after date, I will present
my accounts and. vouchers as Admin-
istrator on the Estate of Jashua Stafford
dee'd, late of Hfernrthdo County, to the
Judge of Probate of said County, and ask.
for a final settlement and discharge as
said Administrator of -the Estate.
JOSHUA STAFFORD, Adm'r.
Dec. 6. No, 52-6m *
SIX months after date. I will present.
Tor 0 T e es.i -. l.fl t' ; V, .II t .. *:.*
Sumter county, to the Hon Judge of Pro-
bate of said county, and ask to be dis-
charge'd from further administration of
said estate. L. B. BRANCH, Admur.
Dec 19, 4-6m. *
SIX weeks from the publication hereof,
the undersigned will apply to the
Judge of Probate, for the County of Ma-
rion, for letters of Administration on the
Estate of Handy Brown, late of said Co
deceased. JOHi M. McINTOSH.
March 5th, 1864. 61-6w *
INE months after the date hereof I
will present my accounts and vouch-
ers as Administratrix of the Estate of Jas
C. Standly deceased, to the Judge of Pro-
bate of Alachua County, for a final settle-
ment, and ask to be discharged from fur-
ther administration on said Estate.
PENELOPE L. STANDLY.
January 30, No. 59-9m
CIRCUIT COURT, ALACHUA COUNTY, '
Suwann Circuit of Fla. f
JOHANNA BunlGHEiu, Bill to perfect ti-
vs. ties, or for Fore-
Abraham Freidenburg, \ closure, Injunc-
& C. Frances Freiden- L tion, &c.
burg. his wife. J
IT appearing to the satisfaction of the
Court, that said defendants reside beyond
the limits of the State of Florida, to wit.,
in Europe, On motion of Complainant's
Solicitor, it is ordered that nice be giv-
en to said Defendants, of the filing of
said bill, by publication in the "Cotton
States," the time prescribed by law, re-
quiring said defendants to be and appear
before said court, on the 1st Monday in.
October next, and plead, answer or demur
to the same, otherwise it will be taken as
confessed. JAMES B. DAWKINS,
Dec 52th, 1863. Judge, &c.
I hereby certify the above to be a true
copy of the original order filed in my offi-
ce. S. P. iBEVILI,,
Cl'k, Ct. Ct. A. C.
Dee. 19, 1863. 4---9m.
HIRE OF N.EGROES, TEAMS, WAGONS AND DRIVERS.
Baling long forage per 100 lbs., 25 Government, per day, 13 80
Shelling and bagging corn, sacks -Where teams &c. are employed be-
furnished by Government, 25 yond twenty miles aud undar fif.
Hauling, per cwt. per mile, 5 ty from home, then twenty -per
Hire of two horse team wagon and cent additional tobe paid. Where
driver, rations furnished by the over tifty and under one Imudred
owoer, per day. $9 20 miles, then 80 per' ceot., ald in
Hire of same. rations furnished by like proportion of increase when
Government per day 6 90 employed beyond ott9 hundred
Hire of four horse team wagon and miles.
driver, rations furnished by own- Hire of laborer, rations furnished
er, per day. 13 80 by owner pae day, 1 80
Hire of same, rations furnished by Hirg of laborer,. rations furnished
Government, per day, 10 ;.5 by Government, per day, 1 20
Hire of six horse team, wagon and Hire of sme, rations furnished by
driver, rations-furnishled by own- owner per month, 42 00
er per day, 18 40 Hire of same rations furnished by
Hire of same, ratlon. furnished by Government. per month, 80 00
The Cuommissionevrs have omitted to fix
reason tihrnur: '.y are either not produced
and hecue no umians 'of asberiaining their
D. B MatiNNs, Uinpirte,
January 30,l8ti4. 9-'1t,
A iargeTdotqf TIN WARfE and S a Is-
land bagging, has been consigned to
ps for sale.
SAVAGE BRO. & CO.
March 5th, 1864. -tf
prices for certain artiples na.ped, for t)he
in this State or hbpta are noqp iq markpg',
S10( Sacks fresh ground bour for sale.
0 Apply to D. McCUEN,
At the Rail Road Depot, Gainesville, Fla.
Tax Collector's Notice for
I will sell the following-lands or so much
as will p ly the taxes for the years,
1861, 1862, and 1863, on Saturday' the
3uth of April next.
Lands df C C Mclarnly, 870 acres on the
Uillsborough River, in Township 18, S
Range 30, E Sec 50 & 51, also 18, 8
35. E See 38.
Lands of Thomas Napier, 801 acres in
Township 17. S 8833, E in Sec 43.
Lands of J H Goud'ay, 2917,60-100 in
Township 16, S 1R 29, E See 44.
Lands of Moses B Levy, 4109 acres in
Township 16, S R8.3s, See E 37, 2878 acres
in 15, S I t3U, Sec E 1146 '
i 1- B 28, Sec E 29, 75 acres.
Lands of' G & F Palinas, 999 acres in
Township 16, S IV, 33, E Sec 38 on Spruce
Lands of C W Billow 675 acres in Town-
ship lb, S It 83, E See 42, 414 acres in
Township 15, S, R 33. E See 41.
- Township 12, S, R 31, E 3833 acres of
land in Section 38. on Smith Creek, l'Ieirs
of C W Bullow, W IH Conner, Lands 094
acres in Township 16, S, R 28, E Sea 45,
bounded West by' thue St. Johns River.
Lands of Geronimo Alverez, 5600 acres
in Toivnship 17, S, R 34. E, Seec 52 boun-
ded East by Ilillsbprougl iyer, on the
North by Sanchez Grant.
Tax Assessor & Collector.
January 80, No, 69-td
ALL persons indebted to the Estate of
James C. Standly, will please come
forward and settle, those having claims
will please present them.
J. M. ARNOW,
P UIE subscriber offers for sale his plan-
tation in Ala chula Co. Fla., containing
2 sections of. land about 2 miles from
Gainesville E. F., on the Fernandina and
Cedar Keys R. R. The lands are divided
into Pine land, Hammock, and Prairie,
There is ia two story dwelling with shed-
roomis in a unfinished state. Open land
enough for 30 hands, and is in ia healthy
location, with good water. Any informa-
tion will be given by Mr7 Avera on the
place 2 miles from Gainesville on this Mic-
anoy roP. G. SNOWDEN.
One four horse engine nearly new, not
having run more than enough to gin about
60 bales of cotton. It can be seen on my
place two miles from Gainesviills on the
January 9. No. 56-
SIX MONTHS after date, I will present
my accounts and vouchers to J. C. Gard-
ner, Judge of Probate of the State of
Florida, fur the county of Alachua, as
Administrator of the estate of Richard R
Davis, late of said county deceased, and
ask to be discharged from further admid-
istratioi of said estate.
BENJ. J. DANIS, Admr.
Jan 2d, 1804, 65--Om
TUMPED frofit th itra b between Waldo
eT and this place on Friday 7ith Nov,
a Black Steer 4 years old with a rope
round its horns. Branded C. R., marked
with dulap and other marks in the ear of
Mr. Cornelius Rains' mark. The ab ve
reward will be paid for its delivery at this
Dec. G. No.- 52-tf
SIX months after date, I will present,
my accounts and vouchers to the Hon.
Judge of Probate, of Marion county on
the Estate of Ashley Brooks, late of Said
county deceased, and ask to be digcharg-
ed from further Adminisiration of said
Estate. WILEY BROOKS,
Nov. 21. No. 60-6m
SIX months from the date of this notice,
I will present my accounts and vouch-
ers to the Hion. Judge of Probate, of iHer-
nando County, and ask to be'discharged
from the Administration of the. Estate of
John B. McNatt, late of faid County de-
ceased. SARAH J. McNATT "
March 5th, 1861. 61--m
ALL persons indebted to the Estate of
Geo. W. Kittler, late of Alachun Co.
deceased, are hereby required to make im-
mediate payment, 'and all having claims
against said Estate are required to present
them duly authenticated to the undersigned
within the time prescribed by law.
JOHN KITTLERI. Adm'r.
March 5th, 1861. 61-8t *
ALL persons indebted to thq Estate of
W. T. Adams deceased. late of Manatee
County, are herebhy notified to present
their accounts properly attested to the
unde-signed, and those indebted to the
same will please conime forward and pay
up. J. J. ADDISON, Adm'r.
March 5th, 1864. 61-8t l'rs. Fee $15.
SIX MONTIIS after date, we will pre
sent our accounts and vouchers tothe Hon
John Davidson, Judge of Probate of and
for thie county of Polk, State o Florida,
--.1t iidln r 4J .. ,'.r._ i -e S 4.-. ar -
-t-rr'". 1 ii *i r,dl county y deceased,
and ask for a final dischargedfrom said ad-
ministration. All heirs, legatees and oth-
ers, will please attend.
SiTiE'2.TY PARKERR, Admr.
ELTZABETH McGUIRE, Admrx
Jan 2d, 1864. 5-G6m.
RCH'D. T. BANKS, Commissioner of
the Confederate States District Court
for the District composed of the Counties
of Alachua, Levy, Bradford, Columbia,
Baker, Marion, Nassau and Suwannee,
may be found at the office of Messrs. AR-
xow & B tNKis,Gainesville where lie will be
pleased to see those having business with
Sept. 19.. No. 41-tf
SANAWAY. from thIe subscriber,
Near Micanopy. tow negro men, nam-
S(d TILLMAN and ANDY. Tillman
S is about 35 years of age-low, well
se., with uppq front teeth out, and a large
scar across his. face Andy is about 20
years of age, black, and .very stout, short
neck. thick lips and thuffy cheeks.
I will pay Four Hundred Dollars for the'
apprehension and delivery of thie above
named negroes to me, or Two Hundred
Dollars for the delivery of either of them.
M. S. PERRY.
jan 39 9-50
-SIX months after date the undersigned
SAdin'r'. and Admr'x. of the Estate of
John G. Reardon, lats of Marion County,
Fla., De'd, will present their accounts
and vouches to the Judge of Probate for
said County and State for a final settle-
ment, and ask to be discharged from fur-
ther Administration of said Estate.
J. M. MclNTOSH, Adm'r.
C. M. REARDON, Admr'x,
Sept, 26. No. 42-6m
IlEAiDQUARTa or F CONSCRIPTON, 1'
Madison Fla., Jan 16, 1864 f
BY Special orders from the War Depa: t-
Mient, the suspension of the conscript.
act. in Florida is removed, and the enforce-
ment theaeof, restored to the Bureau of.
All official communications, relating to
the execution of the conscript acts in this
State, will be- made through these Head
Quarters. J. J. DANIELS,
Major & Com'dt of
Conscripts for Florida.
QIX months after date, I will present
0 my accounts an'l vouchers to J. C.
Gardner, Judge'of Probate of the State of
Florida, for the county of Alachua, as
Adm'r. of the Estate of Isaiah Floyd, late
of said county dec'd, and ask to be dis-
charge from further Administration of
said estate. Persons having claims will
present them on or before that time, and
those indebted will make immediate pay-
ment. W. H. KiNNEDY.
January 16, No. 57-6m *
SIX months after the date hereof I
shall present my final accounts and vouch-
ers to the Judge of Probote of Levy Co.
and apply for a discharge as Adm'rx. of
the Estate ofBenj. Brooks, late of said Co.
dec'd. ELIZA EDWARDS,
January I6th, No, 57-(6m *
SIX months after the date hereby, I
shall present my final accounts and
vouches to the Judge of Probate, of Put-
nani County, and apply for a discharge as
Administratrix of the Estate of Marquis
Booth, late of said County deceased.
E. A. BOOTH, Admr'x.
Oct. 10. No. 44--6m *
SIX months after date, I will present
my accounts and vouces to the Judge
of Probate of Mai'ion County as Adminis-
trator on the Estate of Ashley II. Brooks,
and ask to be discharged from further Ad-
ministration on said Estate.
WILEY BROOKS Admr.
Oct. 81. No. 47-tmn
~t.~- i` I ii~ I' --~- ~ I ~s. I II --I
mar. 26, 1864. 64-St Ag't. DepotNo 6
ALL persons indebted to lthe Estate o
Jeremiah S. Rhodes, late of Marion Coun
ty dec'd, will please come forward, and
settle the same, and all persons having
claims against the Estate will present
them within the time prescribed by law,
or they will be ,lebared payment.
J. J. MIXSON, Sr. Adn'r.,
Dec. 12. No. 53-8t1
P ERSONS desirous of securing leather
for their use, on cheap terms, will dy
wellti send their hides to my Tannery to
be tanned the one half for the other, as (
have perhaps the most experienced tannue
in the State. Calf skins prepared at my
tannery, have, been pronounced equal tff
those imported through the blochadr.
GEO. LElltB t,
jan 2d 5-U* "
QUARTEDRMA9TER'S OFFIO. "
LAKsE Citty, an. 2d,.1i4. f
the following C circular is published by
order of the Quartermaster General, for
ttie information of "dilsbled soldiers."
HI. R. TEASDALE,
Major & Chief Quartermaster.
QUARTERMASTER GENT.'S. OrFICE. \
Richmond, Nov. 1st, 1863. [
I. In order to give more immediate ef.
fect and operation to the act of February
15, 1862, intended to provide for "disabled
soldiers" (by conferring on them appoint-
ments which they may be competent to
fill,) it is hereby announced that any
"disabled soldier" who may desire a pd-
aition in the Quartermaster's department
should, in order to obtain the same, re-
port to the Chief Qtuartermaster of the
State of which he is a resident, or in which
he may be in hospital or on duty at the
time of his application, his
Profession, or trade, Brigade, and
Place or abode station, Nature of disability.
He will state in his application the na-
ture of the position desired, such as clerk,
wagon or for master, &c., &c.
II. Applicants for Clerkships will be
required to possess a fair knowledge of
arithmetic, to write good English, and in
a legible hand. For subordinate positions,
less will be required.
III. All applications must be supported
by vouchers of unimpeachable character,
and the sufficiency of witnesses thereunto,
if in civil life, must be certified by some
justice of the peace, or other county or
municipal officer. Where testimonial are
from the commanding officers of the ap-
plicant, no such certificate will be neces-
IV. It shall be the duty of the Chief
Quartermaster of each State to keep aros-
ter of such applicants, and to place their
papers on file for reference; and he will
report at the expiration of each quarter
the number thereof, and the number of ap-
pointments, to the Quartermaster Gener-
V. Local Quartermasters will (in case
they have made no authorized arrange-
ment for clerks or other employees) be
expected to supply themselves, as far as
practicable, from the. class .of disabledd
sotclera-"-'ffdeniloIl~ec, wh.o may be found
competent to discharge the duties of the
VI. Applications should be accompan-
ied in each case by a copy of the certifi-
cate which shows the soldier to be dis-
abled, and should be addressed to the
Chief Quartermaster of the State in which
he may desire to obtain a position, thus:
"The Chief Quartermaster of North
VIL Posts of Chief Quartermasters are
Virginia. . Richmond.
North Carolina. Raleigh.
South Carolina. Charleston.
Georgia. .. ... Augusta.
Alabama. .. .Montgomery.
Mississippi. . Enterprise.
Florida. . Lake City.
Louisanna. .. Alexandria.
Texas. . San Antonio.
Arkansas & Missouri. Little Rock.
Tennessee & Kentucky.. Knoxville.
VIII. When a place ha's been found for
any applicant, the Chief Quartetmaster in
whose district the post may be, will pro.
ceed at once to obtain, through the regu-
lar channels, the detail and assignment to
duty of the "disable soldier" thus provi-
IX. The earnest co-operation of all of-
ficers of the Quartermaster's department
in carrying into effect this system, when
it can be applied without manifest injury
to the public service, is confidently expec-
ted. A R. LAWTON,
Quartermaster Gcii eral.
January 16, No. T--tf
IIE undersigned will sell their Joint
Stock of cattle all of one mark and
brand, in the best range-in Hernando Co,
800 head more or less. We marked and
branded 190 calves last Spring and Sum-
mer, and have seen and heard of at least
20 more. Terms Cash, price $20,000.
Also our Salt Works in Hernando coun-
ty where the purchaser can make from 10
to 15 bushels per day, wood and water
convenient. Price $8000, one half cash,
time on the ether half.
IIOPE & LESLIE.
January 16, No. 67-tf
$60 REW A .4,Tj.
rHE above reward will be paid for the
following named deserters.
JOHN A. GRIFFATH. Born in the
State of Georgia, has gray eyes, black
hair, fair complexion, 28 years of age, 5
feet 10 inches high, by ptofessian a phys-
ician, deserted art the 25th of November
i. t aind supposed to be at some Hospit-
al with a forged detail. "
JASPER J. DRIGGERS. Born in Ga,
has gray eyes, sandy hair, florid complex.
ion,about 82 years of age. Six feet high,
by occupation a farmer, resides in South
East corner of Marion Co. Fla. This man
was furloughed on the 2d day of January,
1864, for 30 days as an urgent and mert-
torous case and remains absent without
leave, stopping other lurloughs in the
I will pay $30 for the apprehension "o
either of the above nated deserters.
A. J. NEAL,
1st Lt Comd'g Marion Light AVt'y.
Hoxtons Artillery Batlalion Dalton, G%-
April 9, 060-4t
Disolution of Copartnership.
,llE firm of Johnston & Thompson has
JL this day been desolyed by mutual eon-
sent. The business will be conducted in.
the future by J. F. P. Johnston.
J. F. P. JOHNSTON.
E. M. THI0MPSON,
Deals, Fla., April 9, 66-4t *
WHEREAS Simnmeon Helvenston, Adni'r.
upon the Estate of Barnet Tyner, deceas-
ed intestate of said County, has thi.; d.iy
filed in the Probaie" Court of said County.
a written suggestion of the insolvency of
said estate; therefore; notice is hereby
given to all persons having claims against
said deceased intestate to fill the same, in
the office of said Court, on or'before the
1st day of January 1864, when there will
be a pro rata payment, among the several
creditors of said insolvent, estate.
Given under my hand and seal of Office
at. Ocala July 30th, 1863.
WM. L. HARRISON
Judge of Probate,
M. C. F.
August 1st, No. 81-9Om *
THIE exercises of this institution will be
resumed on the 1st Monday of Feb-
ruary, 1864. Both Departments will be
under the superintendence of an accom-
plished. corps of Teachers, who possess
the requisite ability to impart instruction
in the various branches usually taught at
our best literary institutions. Music,
$40, and French, Grecian, Oriental, and
Oil Painting and Drawing, &c., taught at
the customary rates of- tuition.
Tuition in the Literary department ac-
cording to grade -$25,- $40 : and $50 .
per session of twenty weeks, payable one-
half in advance ; the balance at the end
of the Session. No deductions for absence
unless in cahe of protracted sickness.
Being in one of the healthiest locations
in the interior of the State, it is our design
and highest aspiration to make this
Academy merit the patronage of all friends
of Education. Thankful for past patron-
age, we solicit a continuance of similar fa-
vors in the future. For further informa-
tion, refer to
J. rI. ROPER, A. M., Principal,
3 tf Gainesville, Fla.
Notice. .- .-
N'TTNE m.jnln -aIltr the datie hereof I
-i will present my a.counis and'vbtnch-
ers as Admini tratri ol the Estale ofJno
B. Staudly dece.ased. to the Judge of Pro-
bate of Alachua County, for a final settle.
meant, and ask to be discharged from fur-
ther administration on said Estate..
PENELOPE L. STANDLY, Admr'x.
Jan. 30. No. 59--9m
FROM the subscriber, near Camp Eine-
gan on Fridy Morning the 18th inst.
a lbrge fine bright sorrel Horse about 8
years old, he has a blaze face, four white
feet, a consi Jerable saddle mark en the
weathers, when trotting or louping he
draws his breath hard 'caused from the
distemper, he carries his tailas if it was
nicked. Any inform: ti)n of him ril ba
thankfully received or a lib r. 1. reward
will be paid for him delivered at. Camps
or at Micanopy. A. W. COOK.
Ai.r il 9, 66-tf
SIX weeks after the first publication of
this notice, the undersigned will petition
the Hon. Court of Probate in and for the
county of Marion, State of Florida, for
the allotments of her Dower in the real
Estate, an her share in the personal
property of which her'Husband the late
James T. Hopkins died seized andplossess-
ed. ANNIE B. HOPKINS.
mar 19, 63-6w
LL persons indebted to the estate of,
William Colson, Sr, late of Alaehua
county dec'd, are requested to come for-
ward and make immediate payment to the
undersigned, and those having claims
against the same will present them duly
authenticated for payment.
JAS. D. COLSON, Admr's
WM. G. COLSON. Admrs's
mar 19, 63-8t _
N 0 TWICE.
ALL persons indebted to James T. Hop-
kins, late of Marion Co. dec'd, will please
make early payment, and those having.
claims or demands are notified to present
them duly authenticated according to law,
or this notice will be plead in bar of their
ANNIE B. IIOPKINS, Admr'x.
m ar 19, 63- 8t .
ALL persons having claims on this de-
partment of any kind whatsoever, will
come forward without delay, and present
them for payment as the law directs, or
risk the consequences.
THOSE. D. HAMILTON,
Maj, & Br. Q. lM.
Galnesville, Fla., March 26, 1864.
TITHE undersigned, agent f'othe collec-
Stion of the Taxin Kind, takes this
method to notify producers that he is rea-
dy to receive all articles specified in the
law subject to tax in kind, notyet deliver-
ed. Should they fail to comply with the
law, they will be subject to fifty per cent.
additional. S. McCALL,
'iMR s 1
an ,ng ry.G.:,d, uJ w,-mai, en re t ant ime-' -- -. -, crops, Itat- it was essoutial for the good best ability, the duties appropriate to my
t1k.3 their s-,.r t,:, announce the 's 1- .station.
tidings o its rd .n-hi att .t it s reported through the country, of ho catuse and- country, for the ju- The activity of my previous life, and
MbtPt-l tlv't.when this vessel was blown up rots to be at home where they could the age I have reached, have combined
1 a7 fliu..ht, h1-mr v,. ,:n"," v .Is won, 1ad '
the' ',l e a number of Yakes, aud two of our Sgive teir muck needed attention to .with other circumstances of private con-
a mn1gl ot tIh er I ot a i cifiresta who ttcy had as p)rihoners lost their'plantt in interest. The court're- sequence, but which I have 'o right to
an lves a wt. uppse they ceived .it -A ... .. and dismissed trouble you with, to render the repose
oi. ite,. cc, itizeno s ate. all S.eir them and enjoyment of domestic life very de-
SGo ke inncet citizens onall thir sirable to rae; and it would be with px-
The north( rn pr :h i, .- ..'. -trU-ansport i;t. the future. -Ina this, they A number of judgments were given treme reluctance, .that 1 would quit it for
lo Lincoln, is iE.IJ.. tl, u :. ..r bobre, have auradvantage over us. on notes where, there was no defence, other scenes. To this is added a conscious
f O i. am' "" and the court adjourned on Tuesday. and very earnest conviction that I have
'r"ernum' s,,; lt i ..are bei g As Celou of this county a TIheE embers of the bar present not the ability for marked usefulness in
unostered iult,.i,- hi..; y, m'Utember of Co. A, 6th at Vols., were Messrs. Graham, Spencer, Card- this stirring and momentous period of our-
Swould ot sustain hiu, inkeopin them died at the Camps wit his company no Coo Baks, and Thompson history. All these considerations cause
in by Ibrce. He iiit '=.... s gun- eat the 1- r- o i.ure i'ia cao-
inbyore. He .t risked a gon- o he th of arch fro eating me to shrink from any reply to your let-
cral battle of a-.:it:tu.a,. and .-.i-in L- mhonay, which proved poisonous, that We received an anonymous poem ter lhat would carry the impression of
half gone. Peac meetings are hlt o e ... took fro a bee tree. tsome time since headed "In God is consenL; ad I sincereely hope you will,
He 1rt ed d ha eispltayed at at the bat- rtrus." Icommon with Lhe-rest of our fellow-citi-
,and arl' umlested. The draft has ie*of lut, and his coimading o r us t has been ad if zens, make a more capable and suitable
beu e ul-.ende.l, because it is danger- ficerspeaks in the highest terms of hia the author will send usa copy we will selection.
ons t( enforce it. rKentucky and Ill- as a good and gallant soldier. "Peace be much obliged to him, as we -desire I have anxiously considered, in the
poi are ripe for roaitancce. w bhis asheb'i to publish it, light of civil duty, the question presented
,~i to. --u_ o oi... .. .. .
G-otl ais0o'1'r st._" T i' '(ioe. The prop Prospects. We learn thft the Yankoes succeed-
it is with a f ccing of deep regret We have had an opportunity of sce- od in capturing' twelve of our pickets
That, w0 calmly contemplate sonic of ig planters from all portions of the with their horses, t. the St,. Johns,
a 7.," 4.'," ":,-%.A the injudicious acts of our last Con- county this week, and they seem 'to near the mouth, of t"he Oclwahn.
.- -- ss, nd the stiil more injudieiop agree, that the present prospects for a ThiS scits myseru-~i but it is vouch-
-spceeches and publications which h-c |god crop-this year, are poorer than ed for by one who knowI..
-.P 'F:; 1' -..: 'recent y.becn given to the p110lic, cr- they have been for a great many years
4. :-,- attug divisions among the people, ad p aue however, that their e Carter and Walter Grom
-0. .esoeCarter allWaltur Griosom,
'' tding to create unanimity amon us the position, that of ths '. and members of the
\V ''''i-rce ouar 'eeeime.lgr", ... tue prospect is poor -in the be- tt'legt. ia. Vols, who wore taken
1Se c.po.ipi!t e aT'oeablnge i;d o a- gicig cf spring, they make better prisoners at the battle of Missionary
t*'-- ions of the Geprgia Loislatur, to- cros than othi ie. We hope it idge, we learn, have died in a nor-
.-- gethcr ith the passionate message of ay be so ths thi, but we hae se- tnier prison.. Both of these young
; Gov.roT-. a1d0 the speeches of di- riou doubts. A hlare quantity of men wore noted for soldierly conduct
'i 0 '.' tiu ishdI :IcI e, could not, it seems to tihber has fallen during the "stormy at all times, atid it is sad indeed to
-- us., .ave happened at a better time for M.arch," and the extraordinary rains know, that they are lost to their fami-
T v. M. Al.No'W, Editor. our cenemies, or at a worse time fur us. have washed the lands so badly, that lies, their country, and their friends.
GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA e canof evreer onsettfree t yild the niost of our planters, are preparing to The Impressment oe Negroes.
right of "free speech, free prss and replant a portion of their crops, We The Govrement has called upon
SATUL[,AYTMORNING, PRILu 18, 19S4 the privilege of the writ of IHabeas hear nothing oqt qqtto plantingle to f shone nero man
-......._- .,. ... Corpus"-the foundation upon which these days, which we regard as a good .he people to frnish .
Noietg out of every u-ij.,' be used for mili-
Notice to the Press the Temple of Liberty stands. Yet sign, for provisions will be needed and tr..vo se d f .1 is
The Charleston Courier and Sumter it strikes us with great force, that there are necessary to secure our indepo- ary pusoabloses in his disri ti, whihsf is
fatl,., will copy obituary. is a proper fi.e 'foTr all-TliTngs, ad if deuce' reasonable enough, and f ties fail
at any time since the war, great dis- to comply with the reqqhisition, the
/ 'Womian. crotion and discrimination should be Come Up vith Your Bacon. Government has the authority, and
SThough Satan, in the form of a ser- calmly and deliberately exercised, that Wp are greatly surprised that there will impress every niegro fit or service
pent, was successful in exciting the time with its stern realities, and un- sh-esd ever Ihave been the least differ- from said persons. So to save trouble,
Curiosity and ambition of woinan to an seen future, is upon us. unce of opinion on the construction of persons had better hurry, up their ne-
extent, which paused hr, in violation It is known to all reflecting minds, th'e law of Congress, assessing a tax of grees where they can be of service in
to 'the command of her Maker, to that during the present year, the North one tenth of all the hogs that may have defending their rghts, with the bal-
Aipluck and eat the fruit from the tree will have to pass through aorisis which been slaughtered by Farmers Planterslance of negroos left at home.
in the midst of the garden" of Eden, 'will shake the foundation of govern- or graziers, from the passage' of th ice Advetisement of Concert
inivomanlyfranknessshehonestly con- ment there, and which may be over- act, to on or about the first of March Ert be c
"-d-adanwoany y0-. March and, Tableaux. Every bet. eaome.
fessediand in womanly humility stood turned and revolutionized, if the de- 1864. n "' ,' ve-. .y.e.
i.n theattitude ofa genuine penetent in velopiments at the South continue to For the information of all con- / GAINSVILLEa, April 12, 1864.
'the presence of her God, while man show a utity and determination be-. corned, we publish a letter, from Capy" D attention:- a tm obliged to you for
with s.lfi,.1o.lin prcdominantinkindly coming a people struggling to be free. Ianey to a gentleman. in the ple, ng my at o a atementd
SI ..ad fromn a Nort.leen paper, that I am en-
chared lis io and fall upoi her. Ouractions as a people necessarily have which we think settles the ques ion gaged in restoring Ftoridac to the Union.
-'Shd'stoodinthe gloonmf hl o their influences upon the North, and .beyond doubt. The statement is very absurd.
oShe"stood in the glooni of 1er lost Firom the momant when the northernn
Par i;oi, in thli presence of a a they should e so directed, if possible, POST Qa. ,.as. OrrFE, States madly resolved upon coercioh, and
Godr, fors'a, k, bher h it t gry as o make the crish there a-s wful 1st Con. District Lake City Fla. em barked in war, I have never considered
G.od,:forsakenbyherhusbandwiththe Apin. 4th, 186. J a restoration of the Union practicable, nor
tree r.:-ib-J of a jewel by her hand, as 0os"ib1. B Sit :-I reply to your question, even desirabie fur either party. Some
-We fear that'we hive not prop'y "whettirie a Planter, Fairmer or t razier other basis of pacification between the
halk:in re.ninr.d-ly in her face ; and wlo purchases hogs and slaughte$ them warring States must 'e sought. Peace is
inste.'d t" ]t.-l:'ri upon man by esnated the v* e.of head wor, and for his ovn use, is required to paylto the eminently desirable, and I .i .. ist i
dn his ine orsu n -riorit have depended too much upon our Government., the tenth of those h4gs so heartily wished for by all. .i.. not
ldn his c.,: L':ncy or supriorty, urchased-and slaughtered ?" think tihe thi ie or considering any plans of
bone enkind charge, with a armes to do all te wor. The is I referyou toSe,. 12, of the tax ct of pacification will have come,uni the North
Schg, a spiri virtue in the-work of the brain when .18i3, where you wiL find the t'ollouNng has been convinced that subjugation is iom-
of self s.riti-e, peculiarly charateris- word,;: '-That every Fairer, t', ..,.'ri possible.
tic of her :nature,without a murur s p ly app a god, lear Grazier shall exhibit to the assesor on or- Very Truly Yours,
against" lit or a sh for herself; for head work has been, and is still much about the 1st of March, 1864, an account D. L. YULE-.
agan i or a h for herselfreesetativs of the ot' all 'the hogs he mayl have slaughtered J. I. Arnow, Esq.
when she confess,.-d t,, God, hope rose needed. he represepttives o s tie since, bhe passage of this act and before
and ri htiel.1 ni e er troubled people are the parties who are to blame that time." Tihe law does not ask if the coMMUNICATED..
sou], -n ti,;l offfuturefbl the acts. ofCongress and as they hogs we. purchase or raised by him, co Di ro ,h1hi
so, and l tri itions of fttce th nt o oisbut if they were slatughltered. DALTox, 24th, 1864.
pa'.e ijc A.i. r*li-ned het- aching were eldeted by the people' evils can I give you now, instructions to tax col- Deserter Shot,
heart olhe '-tLgl .,. ,if ihe fell, ark. be remedied, thr6uiigh them ina quiet tor s on this head No. Yesterday 25th March, Willialm Keen,
ness C.ti, sh. r' -'.1 *'knessdis par manner, anid the ouietestmannrer would When the Farmer or Planter shall fail private in Co. K, 3d Florida Regiment was
Ed,. a en h,. r ,. :... lane Is. ,-.: .11.,.I.. the best. to deliver his taxes in kind, as required shot, under-sentence of Court-Martial in
I,. vai.d o 'ihen ii'h :..|. cnia.n fell-also, h .i.d ih is be y law, he is requiioed to pay five times presence of the whole Division for desertion..
lnd li her i nois which has been ete estimated value o' the portion not de- He was deceived as to ttie c edition of his
and r -. isi i made, will sed a thrill of joy through livered, to be collected in the manner lie yas deceivedras to the cInditol of hise
had ab th:ey-. li r._r, :.: !.. side, light h .-e'toforc provide-l. fairly, by letters from home. He deser-
eamed upn r -uls. e hearts of our.eeies, and send i. Nt only F es, Planters ted, went home, but found that the case
.. ththousands into th,.bi'e., t.h.: t',-fightus, and Graziers are required to pay the tax w'Ss not so bad as had been represer.ted.
Sincethen, ,Lh.sbeeun the "-,'". ini' --v ,I h' ve- ',ry
m.ntE 1, ..0 tI 's upon the representation that ,-. ....n r:. He had.already taker a false step, and
mn. t o rugcd paths divided, anrd that therefore ti,: t;n ,-i.. l.tI' y pt t ar e ,-.'-. p..r- dreaded the punishment that would await
Sand iiy ,tr.'iii her i ,, i e.,na .d n.jW i a t. ,la. ,' a him, if he returned to his command. He
as mother, n e, i. ] :. ', .-;.. .. -, .--'C .". ,' IT m.'" Ga- C al scsai --o-i .Flo- rinda and
cril, him } dsl -.t. l,,'-Uth Ia in yce t >. ..and l ct -Bpr suh h~o~b~ ma" ^o he n- ',', n". 1 t-, -ersevt hat, also. Not long sincere was.
-finally in h t -.,.intothe t ;, -an al othersuch I, ta a hr, C -it e All re .- h.." arrested, br t hero, a d rom aggraa-
.--_ a... .ua,,rh epeoe '.' '-' h ak -I t., ~ .. tsng craumstances at.enihig his case, was.
Sabysos 'lliuity, nt,. the resp]oridant taoe ,t th di.: i,- -, no to .ay the i., Ibovc I think, answers yc :" ques- sei"enced to be shot. lH deserted about.
beam, ,t' the st c,i A hope would n-ever .'- ., -. .. ood ., tios. teen months ago.
rIantac i ni.', e Your, tob't Serv't.
r. each his a ii., e.' to -lad e;a:the1 result, h.. ,',h.. ".,'- 'tracts F. L. DANCY. Soldiers wives cannot be too cautious
the faee of a Sa-iao beaming with re-. f'o ', t .. ,' s speech and Gv Capt. & P. Q iM. Tax in Kind. in their letters to their husbands. They
deemin C-11g l1, fallen sinful man. -- should not make them believe they are
'"As ...nt .. ow.. .s s -,to strengthen its The ,, ,s Yankees brutally suffering, whed really they are nol. Such
is ome. cause, an certinyin so partin- muderd Mr. William Hart, one of letters cause more than half of the deser-
Though she bend. him, she obeyhi lars it has found no weak ale .s. the host citizens living on the east side tions in the army.
Though she le .ids limr-ehe follows." As publications ave rea becn of the St. Johns. They went to his / Mg. EDITOR :-As a New York -paper
The beast of the field ; the fowis of 'made, we shall feel at liberty to co house and shot him, and he gotaway, /has said Mr. Yulee is now engaged in re-
the air; and the fish of the sea, were met fully upon all leading questions and went by the house of his s,-i-law/ storing Florida to the Union, you will
better far than man, were he left to -a thing which we would not have and a number of Yankees who we please publish the following letter written
l, done sa matter of publi, policy, if last Autumn, during the Gongrossional
roam this wide world di.es te and done as a matter o p. poly, there, murdered him in cold bloo ', lnast thich will shiw at the same time,
-n,- h n l, nernl unity and silence had tempo- .tic c an ,whichwil show at the same time,
alone,without wo.n s to it erl unit ad lece had tempo- Sch atrocious acts, call for spee 'why Ihe is not engaged in active public
his pathway," tnd women voice to re- mae owretaliation, and we hope thai the d y life, and thatho considers no other term-
mind hi of his responsibility,-to h~ o : inu "l of editors and oth". is not far distant when we will be a~ e nation ofthepending struggle .allowable,
-Maker. Her heart feels the keenert, udidilsis appeait is putting to d so effectually. than iindefendence.
a.d pulsates t.e. quickest. Her fa.th together, the ideas of many, that con- -Le. tterfrom Mr. Yulee to Gen. Ross
tars th i h -. stitute the mental power of a nation. Circuit Court. GAINESVILtLE, August,24th, 1863.
Ghei sesrtA gusand. -shinest 1thet 1 3
oar the highest, and shines the Men of no pretensions in mechanics, The Circuit Court, cominenced i DEAR SIR:-I have to acknowledge
brightest,---he. i, lie is the purest, and S-.
b e her' alv -s t do god have generally originated the greatest regular session for this county on Mon\ ourletter of August 18. You are enti-
IotoV her aclrw -plTa:e. do good. inv us, ad so.i all other ,matters, day the 11tl inst., Judge T. 1', Kingl\led to- a frank reply from me.
G'" to lhe sacred place of worshin io. n .. 'After a public service in political of-
nd oman is bent in adorati and men in positions,generally in- on the bench, so as to dispose of a large -At a pu srv r, i pot a
t a hnd woman is bent in adration ther po.".oor... i id-y o 1 I T 1 T ^ ree of twenty-four-years, I felt at liberty
on to th Sb in "ooa t eureld prove upon them. P politicians, com- number of cases in which Judge J. B. ~o retire, and as you may remember, an-
her saintly voe i- .the're. Go toothu only called statesmen, often flourish Dawkins was concerned previous to his iounccd my purpose in a published letter
n sly g sthepe, ho toreh c io ..u :full,i upon ideas cunningly ta- appointment as Judge of this Circuit. ekrly in 1800. 1 proposed to myself to
lofly ottage of the poor, her precious hen from newspapers. The charge to the Grand Jury was epjoy the remnant of my life in domestic
gifts are there. Go to the comfort- elaborate, instructive and interesting e se and happiness, confining my future
|ess and distressed, her cheering smiles offece, and received with serious attelition- efforts to objects of public utility in the
are there Go to thebedside ofthe Whenever persons take once at E. M. Graham Esq., the Solicitor, ate, that would not separate me from
dying, her.hear and hands are there. any article in our columns, we extend made a motion to quasi the entire on political office
tG.o the alter of liberty, and her sac- Ste privilege for them to vindicate the ground that it was ill..il,, because \ Up to the last moment of my official
rifice is there. Go to the hospitals -of ti ..i,. .I. '. through the same medium, the deputy sheriff waa a party interest- connection with the public service, I per-
our country, and woman too, is there. We do not desire to wound foelings, od, being uhdor bond awaiting his tri- formed, according to my bes,. judgment,
elecall the pat, see the babe in the or do injustice to anty person o.r persons, al. After arguments by Mr. Graham the duties of the pace. My lot-st act
mangt r,' it lii .:.'-l mother ic there. but we fee! compelled at times, in obe- and :ir. Cooper, the motion .as with- as to address the Sonate of thelate Un
See her son in the-troubles of life, and dience to.the dictates of dluty to record draw.. The question was one of in- ptoves ota .h ct of iSeceion b y Stae,
he follows hin th,.e, See him at the facts, which are unpleasant to us, as terest, and if the case had beoe calletid and to withdraw from that.body in obedi-
court of'J il.,,', her troubled heart is well as tS th.'porsots wvo t ake oifoico. for trial, the position of tbio Solicitor, enee-to her' wil.-. E'rom the day when I
there. Ses. him bleeding upon the' A we think, would have been sustained passed into -private life, I have confined
cross, and' his mother Mary is there. i. e. a- Ad.rson. by e Court. myself to its limits, endeavoring, in
'Sse him p'..,.,a withiin tle tomb, her Nearly every letter we receive from After the Grand Jury had been out my dsmelnor ant d y acts, to fulfill with
IdenedTC i the.r. 'ee his tomb thl army speaks in the most glowing for several hours it et t conscientious fidelity, the duties belong-
after "bhe lUr-t the be. ,..'f death cnd0 terms of Gee. Ander:'soa in command f s i into that sphere; and have avoided ob-
b .a of h fC Court with a petition praying -that all trading 'myself bevonu the line of the
rrump p ntlyr.:. tt',t tl grave, nd of the f arces i thi State, and we of the Jurors in attendance on court mass of private citizens to which I was
oanf fint-t it hare. ..- 'hesin curs. tOpe his career may be as brilliant be dismissed, on the giouud that in the joined. For I was content, as always be-
d wjrlt g.ro.Qnin- un .r the frown of the hearts of his countrymten sire. country ai of the ore, to perform quety, but fLly to my
present.s,.ate of the country, a1t of tthe frtpeomqieybtnlto y
nation among the Hebrews, and a greater
homogeniety than belongs to any other na-
tion, although its people live -in closer
ItepeaLing his disclaimer of any refice-
tLon upon-their national religion, the B ast
says it is not unreasonable "to suppose
there may be in all the Jews of the South
(two of whom certainly are in the Confed-
erate Cabinet) at least flve. Jews aho1
might attempt to carry on a contraband
Mr. Isaacs promptly.replied, express-
ing his regret at so grievous a misconcep-
tion, or rather conflict of ideas as to the
meaning of the term "Jew." He says
that he is an American by birth, bqt a Jew
in the sense that Butler is a Chr'istian.
(Query: Is Butler a Christian?) He uu-
dertakes to prove that itis "a serious mis-
take to charge that. the liberal professions
are avoided by the Iseralites," and con-
tends that "the army, navy, and marine
corps haye a. fair representation of Isoril-
by the application you, and many others
have mado to me. 1 hope my cdnhcu'dsioh
Sagreoe tlht very community is enti-
lc-d to'tb u mind, and the arm, and the
"t of all its members, whenever its
existence or independence is threatened.
In the great struggle that now engages us,
there is a necessity for the best service
and devotion of all. For my own part. I
am anxious to do my whole duty in this
great crisis. While the cause was pros-
perous, the public merit of aiding it might
well be left to those whose honor-
able ambition, for distinction press-
ed them forward in its service; but
now that a cloud has seemed to gather
over the prospect' of speedy suc-
cess, (for ultimate success is certain as
there is a God in Heaven), it is specially
incumbent on all to show their readiness
to assume a due share of the burthqens and
exposure of the day, This sentiment
would urge me to a prompt and willing
service, wherever and however I can be
useful; and to render diy service in such
cause, I eseem aun honor to any citizen.
The conclusion I reacltTir-er4i-ofe+'a,-
that if, by an unmistakable expression of
the public opinion, it should appear, 'that
in the judgment of the community, my
service in the cause would be most useful
in the post you propose, I should receive
that judgment as indicating the line of
duty for me,,.and, sacrificinsi all other
considerations, I .would obey: the com-
Bpt to have such authority, the opinion
should be general and spontaneous.
I couldn't, therefore, consent to become
.a competing candidate 'for this or any
other position.' I am ready, and nay tru-
ly say- desirous, to aid in this straggle
wherever I can be most efficient; but not
believing myself capable to be more use-
ful thah in a private station, I could not.
phange4my position, unless the general
sense the public was very decidedly
manifested-so decidedly, as to remove
any aPpearance of competition. This
course would h4e the more incumbent up-
on ale, in view ; of the fact that several
gentemen of great merit, most of them
my /personal friends, have already been
placed '", .-..Iu.'il; before the community
,as proper recipients of ;.ul..'.. considera-.
And if the spontaneous and general
sense of the community should assign me
to the particular, duty you propose, my
obedience must be cowpled with another
condition, to which there connot be, I
presume, any objection, namely: that in
as much as my departure from the rule of
life Ihad adopted, is imposed by considera-
tions of duty growing out of a state of
wara, I shall return to private life imme-
diately after the estabLshment of inde-
Having thus answered your inquiries, I
will add. a word more before closing.
Your letter surprised me by its unex-
pected subject, and while it gave me pain-
-ful concern that I should be obliged to
o qcsoinosn, of tlltfv so much in
conict with my, settled pianand desires,
A .li 4 ,'....-ded'cue pleasure, as evidon-
." ycnuiniimation for our coun-
rl 1:, ,,,)o'ved that parties were dead.-
i-...u t. 1 alt hought personal frichdsl, lave
been from early life upon separate sides
in our political views. Your letter is a
token of the thorough union of Southern
hearts, and thatwe are now all brothers
in a common caup Itis true throughout
1 South, that we are no more Whig.s nor
_emo -ats, but Confederates, all,
In fac there can be now no other di-
vision tha between the loyal and disloyal.
.The only issue is -Independence, and the
only duty that of ... ,--.iu.:'- : the war to
a stuccessf end. And this issue, and this
duty, is like the issue and.the duty of
each o.n of us, and forms a common bond
to all Ie loyal men of the Confederacy.
-All ethefier, we must sustain the great ar-
my Patriots in the field, and all together,
we must resist any other conclusion than
thp unconditional recognition of this Con-
fegeracy, as a Sovereign in the great fami-
Very Truly Yours,
D. L. YULEE.
To General W1 B. Ross,
i Lake City, Fla.
Beast Butler and the Jews.
Some time since General Butler stated
in an official telegram that "five Jews were
captured trying to run the blockade, etc."
Foorthwith a Mr. Id. S. Isaacs, of 150
Nassau street, New York, addressed him
a letter, inquiring why he specified the re-
ligion of these contraband traders, and
commenting upon the fact as an invidious
religious distinction. Butler, in reply,
explains that the phrase was meant to
"designate nationality, not religion, as one
would say, "five Irishmen, five Germans,
or five Italians." He adds :
"I have always considered the Jews a
nationality, although possessing no soun-
try. The elosen-a'' within which they eling
tosethsr, the aid which they afford each
other, on all proper, and sometimes im-
proper occasions, the fact that nearly all
of them pursue substantially the same em-
ployment, so far as I have known them-
thlaL of trrders, merchants and bankers-
Tlie'very general obedience to the prohibi-
tation against marriage with Gentiles;
their faith; which looks forward to the
time when they are to beg gathered togeth-
er in the former land of their nation-all
serve to show a closer tie of kindred and
'hompson, commanding :the Kentucky
brigade; and Lieut, D,' W. Johnson, of
Col. Bell's stiff, are killed; Lieut. Col.
Lanlam, of Faulkner's regiment, mortally
wounded ; Col. Crossland', of the 7th Ken-
tucky, and Lieut. Col. Morton, of the 2d
Tennessee, slightly wolinded.
The enemy's loss at Pad'ucah was .35
killed and wounded. The prisoners in all
Forrest- holds possession of all the sur.
rounding country except. the river posts,
and is recruiting rapidly.
RicHoe-;D, April 6.-The aggregate of-
ficial returns of the funding to this date
sums up to two hundred millions,
Gov. Smith, pf Va., has declined certi-
fying in faver of the exemption of Justi-
ces of the Peace under forty-five years of
items, some of them distinguished, all ealn-
est and patriotic." One-regiment'is com-
posed mainly of Isoralites. AMr. Isaacs
"You will not, forget, when reminding-
me that, there arc two Jews in the Rebel
cabinet, (who is the other besides Benj a-
min ?) that a pattern of distinction in the'
.church militant is a Major General in Da-
vis' army, and that Davis himself profess-
es to be a devout member of the church.
There are traitors among professors of Ju-
daism, unfortunately, as. well as among
Christians. A good Jew can no more be a
traitor to our flag, than an earnest believe
in'Christianity can be numbered among
'those who speculate on the miseries or
their country.' Mr. Benjamin does not
adhoer to Judaism-he married a Chris-
Mr. I., in conclusion, requests that when
any men with a foreign patronymic is cap-
tured hereafter, his nationality may '"e
designated by calling him German, Rus.
sian or French, as the case may be, and
The correspondence closes with a letter
from Butler, in which he-says!
tl'I am very glad to have my opinions
corrected Vby one who apparently under-
stands so well the condition of the He-
_brews.as a nation, ;'iid3'f hlir faith as a
. "I admit that my experience with men
of the JeWish faith or nation has been an
"Living in an inland town in, Massach-
usetts prior to the war, I had nmet but few,
ni'0 since the War, those whom I have seen
h tive been principally. 'eigaged in the oc-
cutipations wliich'cati'sed the capture which
has occasioned this c.':rrespondl'uae. and
ycnu yourself will admit liut mnde uf milk-
ing their acquaintance ias nii been far-
vorable one I refer tc Mr. leu-mioger. of
the Confed~raie'Caioert. I Lhaie' al,
been informed that Mr. Mallory is also -of
the Jeivish faith or nationality
"I acknowledge the fairness of the hit in
regard to Maj. Gen. Polk and Davis.
They are both members of the Christian
Church upon whose services I a' ten, *
Buttler is mistaken both as to Mallory,
and Meniminger.-[-E. "..
Corn for Soldiers' Families,
It will be seen from the communication
published below that an arrangement has
been made by which a portion of the tithe
corn can be obtained for the support of
soldiers' families. This is an excellent ar-
"rangement, beneficial io the Government
and the people. We would urge uponi all
county officers entrusted with the execu-
tion-of the law for the support of soldiers'.
families tp exercise the utmost diligence-
and care in furnishing that relief to fairi-
lies th4t the necessities of the times re-
quire. We have been informed that in
some portions of certain counties some neT-
ledt of this important duty has arisen
through carelessness'or inefficiency of cer-
tain officials. The Justice of the Peace
have something to do with the execution of
the law,and we are advised thatit is the in-
tention of the Governor to turn over to
conscription any officer whom he shall as-
cerain to have neglected his duty in this
important particular :
OrFice oF CoNTretOLLTa Q. M.,
Tallahassee, Fla., March 30th, 1864.
To His Excellency JoaN MIIrox, Gov. of
,he relief of indigent fanillis-of soldiers,
it' cibe pronirdl. by ptirchase at Commis-
ioners' ratls on application t6 the Post
*','..,-%',. ,6o'f this BaureCu, in the sev-
the (,:~ .. ,u'of the
cral U 'k" of the
county authorities of uie neces .I., "
purchase, and that corn cannot be pre- I
chased for them elsewhere.
I have the honor to beo,
Very respectfully, yours, &a.,
C. C. YONGE, Maj. & C- Q, M,
Capt. E. I. L'iingle, Post Q. M. Quin-
cy', Fla.; Capt. J. H. Bull, Post Q. M. Tal-
lahassee, Fla. ; Capt. F. L. Dancy, Post
Q. M. Lake City, Fla,
Tallahasse, April 1st, 186. f
An arrangement having been made to
secure for the support of t e indigeAt fam-
ilies of soldiers, a part of t'e corn received
and due as tithes, the attention of the
Judges of Probate and Commissioners of
the respective counties where corn is nee
ded is directed to the above letter from
Major C. C. Yonge. The county authori-
ties should exert themselves tj their ut-
most ability to relieve Lhe necessities and
to prevent any suffering for bread on the
part of the families of the noble men who
as patriotic and gallant soldiers are bat-
tling nobly to defend odr rights and
aphieve the independence of the Confeder-
ate States,-Floridian 4- Journal.
Governor of Fl9rida,
OAKAIONA, April 2.-Gen. Forrest left
Jacksos Tenneeasc, 9 tfh 234 of March,
and on the -fth captured Union City, with
450 prisoners-among whom was the ren
egade Hawkins with most of his regiment
-about 400 horses and 500 small arms..
He also took possession of Hickman, the
enemy having evacuated it.
He moved thence with Buford's divis-
ion, marching from Jackson direct to Pa-.
duoah in 50 hours; attacked it on the
evening of the 26th, and drove the enemy
to their forts and'gunloat._he ed the
town ten hours, but was compelled to evac-
uate it on account of the small pox.
He captured many 'stores and horses and
50 prisoners, and burned 60 ales eofcot-
ton, the dry dock and a steamer.
Among the gallant feats of the day was
the capture, by Private Strickland, of Gen.
Forrest's escort, of the battle flag of the
68d Illinois, 8 armed prisoners, and 29
Our loss at Union City and Paducah was
2.3 killed and wounded. Among them, Col.
-'~.~xE_.c~rr*jsyc..~lirr~ws~~. r.r~nSra~lb~iL~1R.. ~~i.-rr.ii~L~W~*~c*~kr~la~Li~f OLr~W~Utr~Ud~.~fZluS~~
Departed tli.slifejn Ocala,. Marion coun..
'ty, Florida, on Jaauary 2:d, 1801, after a
painful illness of tweniy.. : 1 Mrs,
.CARPlSr Mooi-Y, consort W L.. Moo-
dy, aged 22 years. Sho leaves a sorrow-
ing husband, two small children, (oned anm
infant two months' old), father, mother,-
sisters, gnd a numerous circle of relatives
Thas, in life's young morning, ere yet.
the'fervor of its meridean sun, or the chil-'
ling- winter of its decline, had wrought
their withering spell upon the heart, while
the future's varied garden still seemed
blooming with the rosy hues of hope and
happiness, and thefond youngfancy peer-'
ed. into the dim hereafter, confident in the:
belief that the same-sunshine which had
gladdened the past, was to shed its cheer-'
ing beems upon the golden futurel-while
life was.radiant with anticipation; and its
clouds and shadows were yet undise6f6'er-
d,, the dread summons from d-ath's darlk
me'ssenge.comes; and "the silver chord
is loosed, and the golden bowlsp broken."
Oh! it is a sad ftiality of our nature that
the terrible. deslroyrr. nO.t content With
,gathering into hi, rr -it g-arner, hoary
hairs and withered decrepitude, must 4al9
snatch from the chiaiai'td circle of our gf
factions, the .fresh. forms- of youth and
beauty and Iveliness. Truly 1t seemss
"AlUl that's bright must fadq,
The brightest sttt-th-fieetest, *
All that's sweet w.ias made,
But to be lost when sweetest."
There was so much of the angel in her
nature, so much of fth.t lofty purity that
lQoked fdrth from the suIj in ever, g lace,
and of that gentleness of spirit that shone
in every smile, we could but wish that
the o her attributes of the cele6tials were
hers also. and that site loo could be im-
mortitl. As it woman, she was all that a
woman could be. As a wife-gentle, aij.
able and affectionate,. without a hope, an
aim or desire, unconnect.d with the hap-
piness 'fe her. husband. As .a mother-,.
she was all love and tenderness., Home
was her kingdom, and she sought no other
homage and wished for no other pleasures
than atch 'ai weire so freely offered her by
the loving hearts that surroundedd her
there. Though not a professed membh.er
of any -church, no one q questioned her
sterling piety; it was too manifest in efe.
ry word and action. She was, indeed, a
striking exponent of the beauties of tha
Christian's simple faith inilife, and&of the.
triumph of religion in death. But she is
gone I The cold, and narrow house of-
death encloses within its precincts the.
mduldering relic, of what was once so
beautiful. The casket is broken, but the
glorious jewell that lent its -radience .to
Usher life, undimmed by the shadows of the
dark valley, is gleaming still with celestial
resplendence, and while, mourning friends
lament their irreparable calamity, they
can look forward with the assured confi-
dence of the Christian's faith, to.a reunion
,il, dhe "lfove4 and lost" in that "distant
Aidum," where lier' voice now tiingles
with .the seraph strains'that surround the
throne of the-Great Eternal. -Let not the
melancholy cypressbend its sombre boughs
above her noit the willow sway its sweep-
ing branches o'er the- sacred spot whei'
she lies sleeping. But stiew her grave
wi 'h flowers, bright and beautiful flowers,-
that shall raise their daw-bospangled
crests to welcome the day. God in his ea .
liest coming, that shn.ll follow him in his
course, and. droop their heads-only when
he departs... Let. them bloom, and- flour .-
ish forever, 'n en-i.l-:t. -i' t1he purity and
,eonstany. of lth b.. it ti, L lies pulsele~s
Pour no studied funetal anthems in lhert"
praise, nor let a sigh br sob of sorroi dis-:,
tuib the -holy quiet of her It. sweq
1- 14- ir m r h
they whisper-to thie new' 1.i vo,
mingle their voices with thie a.,ic 01 ui-
ture's own minstrels, (for the iniil a.)ua-
to pay their homage at. her r L-t.?), anl ie.
their music be her only requiet.
a? The Charleston Courier and Sumter
S? C Wattchman, will please copy, anid
Srva bill to this office .:- "
DIED ofMiningtisg in Alalci, !a. :'
ty, Florida, on the 25-li i'_ of i-arc
1804, Mr. LOUIS RILES, in the 22d year
of his age.
He was a volunteer in the 7th FloridA
Regiment, came home on furlough, and
shortly after his a'ri al was stricken d6wa
with the fatal epedemic.
He was highly esteemed and respected.
by all who knew him, had been for sever-
al years a consistent member of the Bap-
tist Church, was a brave soldier true to
his country. O(ily a fe'i hours before he
was taken sick, remarked: "Mother I
would love to stay with you, but as long
as this cruel war cen ties. if God-sparo.
my life, I will stand by" By post."'
But God has taken hi. W to that hap.p
-'Where sorrow never com'etTs ,
And partings are no more."
SIX MONTHS after date I will present
my accounts and vouchers to J. C.
Gardner, Judge of Probate of the State
of Florida. for the county of Alachua, as
Admr'X. of the estate of Samil. Geiger de-
ceased, and ask to be discharged from fur-
ther administration of said estate.
April 16th, 18883, 7 6m.
SAML. A. SWANN,
NO T'A R Y PU B I, ;
For the counties of Alachua, Marioni, Clay,
Putnam, St. Johns, Duval, Nassau, Or-
ange, Sumter, Volusia, and other counties
composing the original Eastern Judicial
Circuit if Florida.
I will attend to the assignment of Crti-
ficates issued by C. S. Depoustarses for'tIhe
4 per cent. Bonds, and transact othee No-
SOFrr oB-FaA, R. R. OFFIcE;
April. 16, 1864. 76-4t.
CONCERT & TABLEAUX.
Will be given by the ladies of Gaines-
ville, at the Court House, on .Friday even-
ing the 22d'inast,, for the benefit of ou!-,
sick and wounded soldiers in "Hospital at"
The Ladies wsill do their duty, let us do
ours by patronizing and'encouraging theft.
No doubt we will have a rare treat on the
evening proposed. From far and Bear
"come one, come all," and contribute your
mite to the good cause !
April l1th, 67-td
Gainesville, Yhla., April 12th; 1864. J
AT any time during my absence, tl\0
-business of this office will receive prompt
attention from Mr. S. A. Swann.
F. C. BARRETT, .
April 16th. 67-tf
'Wanted to Purchase.
An old negro man able to do gardening,
and the necessary work about a yard, gq-
ing errands, &o. The advertiser might
also purchase a woman cook and washer,
or a girl. Address Box 92, Lake Qitfy
April 16th, 673-SW