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TERMs-$4 per year, payable lIf1'eai1
liadvance.-Single papers 12 ca
eBdvertisements inserted, and contracts
made for yearly advertisigK, on reasonable
'terms. No advertisement will I inserted'
unless paid for in advandf i., I
All .ommunicatiors' by mail may be ad-
dressed to E. WILLIrAMS, Editor-of the Cou-
rier,--postage in all cases, to be paid.
JVewnansville-Joseph R. Sanchez.
Spring Grove-J. Garrison, Esq. P. M.
Mandarin--E. A. Cohen, Esq. P. M..
St. Mary's-A. Doolittle, Esq. P. M.
Savannah-S. Philbrick, Esq.
Macon-Edmund Russell.


"< Ay, ivarrior, arm and wear thy plume
On a proud and fearless brow !
I am the lord of the lonely tomb,
And a mightier one than thou !
Bid thy soul's love farewell, young chief!
Bid her a long farewell!
Like the morning's dew shall pass that grief,
Thou comest with me to dwell!
* Thy bark may rush through the foaming
Thy steed p'er the breezy hill;
But they bear thee on to a place of sleep,
Narrow, and cold, and chill !"
" Was the voice 1 heard, thy voice, 0 Death ?
And is thy day so near ?
Then on the field shall my life's last, breath
Mingle with victory's cheer!
' Banners shall float with the trumpet's note,
Above me as I die !
And the palm tree wave o'er'my noble grave,
Under the Syrian sky.
"High hearts shall burn in the royal hall,
When the minstrel names that spot;
And the eyes I love shall weep my fall-
Death Death I fear thee not."
" Warrior thou bearest a haughty heart,
But I can bend its pride !
How should'st thou know that thy soul will
In the hour of victory's tide!
* It may be far from thy steel-clad bands,
,That I shall make thee mine ;
It may be lone on the desert sands,
Where men for fountains pine !
" It may be deep amidst heavy chains,
In some strong Paynim hold-
I have slow, dull steps and lingering pains,
Wherewith to tame the bold !"
* Death Death I go to a doom unblest
If this indeed must be !
But the cross is bound upon my breast,
And I may not shrink for thee !
*"Sound, clarion, sound !-for my vows are
To the cause of the holy shrine;
I bow my soul to the will of Heaven,
0 Death and not to thine !"

PRINTER.. ROVERBs.-Pay thou thy
printer in tfl ay that thou owest him, that
th&-ovil day may be afar off, lest the good
man of the law sendeth thee thy bill,--
Remember him of the quill, and the lit-
tle devils around him, and when thou wed-
dest thy daughter to the man of her choice,
send thou unto him a bountiful slice from
the bridal loaf.
Borrownuo.t that for which thy neighbor
hath paid; -;ut. go and buy for thyself of
him who hatl to sell.
Thou shalt not read thy neighbor's pa-
per, nor molest, him in the peaceful pos-
session of it, lest thou standest condemned
in the.sight of him who drives the quill,
and thy character be hawked about by
poor children.
: ----
A CONSOLATION.-A lady was com-
plaining that she was near thirty. A per-
son who knew.she was much older, repli-
ed,." Madam, every day rempves you fur-
tker from your complaint."
The way to be happy is to look down on
those who suhVer, and not up to those who
shinae in the world; the comparison then
.would be so much in our favor, that we
should cease to complain.
9, ', '

[From the Pi

Marm Peab6dy hper sight of
nations, scattee and there,
5he0hds up put-
WTy hI ere is Mrs. Joel
Gib~~ and her husband is
one ot gentlemen there, for he is a
mercy nt, and lives in a fine house, and
has made a glorious spec in the .s down
east. She paid utm visit this s r, and
liked us so well that she staid a fortnight;
and I don't know how much longer she
would have staid, if it hadn't been for a
north-east storm that come up and drove
her away. ,She is a sort of cousin, in a
round about way, of Marm Peabody's; be-
ing akin to the Smiths and Jordans, up
about Nmbagog. And they are cousins
enough to ccme three miles out of their
way, every tune they go to market to Port-
land, just to see how we do, and put, up
with us all night, bag and baggage. Well,
no matter how she came by it, Mrs. Gib-
bins is Mart's cousin, and so by that means
cousin to the whole family. And that ain't
all, she is one of your first chop ladies.-
There's no mistake about it, she is the top
of the pot in Portland; real superfine up-
per crua; and up to all manner of gentili-
ty. I tell ye what, we had to mind our p's
and q's when she first came here, or we
should have disgraced ourselves directly.
Hannal, my wife, was scartout of a year's
growth,, at the first sight of her, all dressed
out in her silks and satins, and shirt sleeves
as big as meal bags. It was somethingjust
about a hair finer than she ever see before.
And even I was put up to all I knew, to
get along through the ceremonies on the
grand occasion. But I am an old hand at
your compliments, and I give her some
samples that she didn't expect to see.-
Gpod lordy! just to see me at the table!
setting up so prim, and mincing and taking
small mouthfiuls. Hannah was ready to
split, and had to look other way to save
laughing right out. She declares I took
two bites at a bean.
But I minded well what I was about,
-and didn't make a single sip. -Gatch -
wiping my chops upon the table cloth 6'
picking my teeth with a fobrk, in such com-
pany Then such apologizing, and polite-
ness, and poking the victuals at her.! Han-
nali, says I, if she didn't get enough to eat,
it wasn't my fault. And whenever the la-
dy said, "Mr. Beedle, I'll trouble you for
this thing or that"-I always spoke right
up with, 6, marm, that trouble is a plea-
sure." Finally our cousin had to come out
and say, that she was surprised to find "so'
civilized a being, so far up in the country,"
and she couldn't invent how, nor where, I
had picked up so much politeness, as I had
never been to Portland. Well, my lady
had hardly been in the house two hours,
before she begun to ask me about the pros-
pects here in the country. "0," says I,
"pretty fair, considering. Iay will come
in short, owing to the drouth in the spring;
but the potatoes look well, and corn is go-
ing to turn out a grand crop."
"Mr. Beedle," says she, "I have heard
before, that you was a funny man. I am
going to look for myself." With that she
claps on Marm Peabody's old sun-bonnet,
and out she goes, dragging wife and me af-
ter her, through the fields. And away sl i
streaked it, through bush and brier, and
over fence and stone wall; 'twas neck or
nothing, but no whoa. And her tongue
was running all the time, as fast as her legs,.
every mite and grain. Sometimes I un-
derstood what she said, and sometimes I
did'nt. But when I did'nt understand, I
made as if 1 did, and she was none the wis-
er. "Mr. Beedle," says she, "don't you
admire the beauties of the country ?" "I
used to, marm," says I, "before I was mar-
ried ; but now, you know, that won't do at
all." O, you are a queer little man always
thinking oftne girls. I am speaking of the
beauties of nature. O ho-you mean the
beauties of nature. Sartain, I admire the
beauties of nature, and always did." By
and by we got to the to.f Bare-back hill,
and all at once she bega ,,play such antics
that I thought she was sIng by a bumble-
bee. "My stars," says she, "what a charm-

in prospect! beautiful, delightIfi, pictorick-
stick! Come here, good folks. This i
the spot to look from. Is'rit that enchant-
ing ?" At this Hannah she stretched her
neck and stared all around, without saying
a word, for she could make nothing out,
and she did'nt know how to hide her igno-
rance. But I blarted right out. "Ooooo!.
1 sniggers !" says I, "if that don't take the
rag offthe bush. That bangs every thing.'
It's equal to cash." "I don't see nothing
John," says Hannah says she, "what is it ?"

" Why look," says I, ",can't you see with
your eyes!" "Where, where ?" "There,
there," says I, and gives a sort of jupe with
my head; for I could'nt point any where
particular, having both hands in my pock-,
ets. But Hannah would'nt be quiet.--

geographers. It is said to )e large but
dangerous of navigation-gratly impeded
by ice, and having little bt mounds of
sand along its banks. It fall into the Po-
laiea, at a point, as far as xve can learn,
thaF coincides very near to the place as-
signed to it by Capt. Back ad the Arctic
Committee in London in their prospectus
already referred to.
Farther thap this, we onul know that
the party of intrepid travelles had to en-
counter every obstacle to whbh polar nav-
igation is liable, and were hd to believe
that immense masses of ice,accompanied
by uncommonly severe weather, finally ar-
rested their progress.
How far the labors of the expedition will
increase our knowledge ofi the line of
coast, we are unable to say ; 'hit from what
has been stated above, it is obvious that a
new route has been opened to the Polar
Sea, and that the large blank ifhich former-

ly struck the eye, on surveying the map,
will now in a great measure be filled up.
Capt. Back will, we believe, have much
interesting information to communicate,
respecting his observations on the Aurora,
the changes on the needle as he drew north-
ward, &c. The extreme cold experienced,,
we learn, was 70 deg. below zero.
The, expedition returned to Fort Reli-
ance, which place Capt. Back left on the
20th March, 1835, and travelled on snow-
shoes to Fort Chipewyan. F-i- m this sta-
tion he departed on the 28th -May, and ar-
rived at Lachine, as already mentioned on
the 6th inst.-[Montreal Gazette.

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to die. The sacrifices are generally, offered
in the [spring of the year, to insure a bounti-
ful harvest.

"Show me what it is Johnthis minnit,"
says she; and so she kept wo ng and teaz-
ing me, till our cousin spok ip, and says
she, "is it possible, Mrs. Be le, that you
have lived here all year life e, and nev-
er found out the beauties of is spot ?"--
" Yes," says I, "is it possible '
Hannah now begun to get ed, as I s~e
plain enough. When her un r lip begins
to curl over downwards, theris no joke in
it. But Mrs. Gibbons took heri. the hand,
and spoke so kind and sauni, that she soot
brought her to reason. And hrile she was
pointing out and showing her Jiow amny
hills and hollows and woods an! meadows
it took to make a prospect, I hal a chance
to breathe a little. But I had hardly time
to think how nicely I had walkWl over thai
pole, before the lady burst out gain; and
this time she fairly screamed. Faith, I'd
a good will to cut and run;, fo ihilnks I, I
shall never be able to hoe my iw through
another prospect again. But il was noth-
ing after all-great cry and litti wod. It
was only the' sun setting. It cate out of a
cloud to show a great red facdabout two
minutes, and then went downbehind the
White mountains; and our coun mad as
great a towse about it as if heaven tnd
earth was coming together. iowsoevyr,
our cousin is a right down niceclever w'-
man, any how. Hannah gotmore than
one new wrinkle while she taid. She
learnt her to sing, and wanted learn her
to play on the pianey, but had'il the means,
Oh, she sets every thing by Hqnah. But
she did'nt like our calling ie another
"Johh and Hannah." Says sli "you shall
say my dear and my love." ut the first
time we tried to practice deag and lov-
ing, we burst right out a lauglbg in ethers
faces, and there was an endon't. Says
marm says she, "they'll neverwallow that
no how. It wont go down.' When she
was going away, she insistedupon it that
we should come down to Porand and pay
back her visit. She says I small be a lion
when I get there, and take tIl shine off of
all the Portland gentlemen. But she was
always joking and jesting- th me, and I
don't know half the til4 whether she
means what she says or Any how I
mean to let my whiskers gw, (I cut them

off last spring at sheep-sl aring) and see
what will turn up next wi er, when 'the
sleighing comes round. Vio knows ?

Back, accompanied by Wliam Malley,
one of the volunteers from ie Royal Ar-
tillery, who left this city wit him in 1833.
returned to Lachine on Thlrsday last, in
excellent health and spirits.,
During th1 first winter, je expedition
had to endure great privatids and suffer-
ings, owing to the scarcity food, and the
severity of the weather. C the 25th of
April, being exactly one yet after he had
left Lachine, and during i.very heavy
snow-storm, the despatch cinmunicating
Capt. Ross' safe return wI delivered to
Capt. Back. The primary ol0ct for which
the journey was undertaken bng thus hap-
pily fulfilled by other agent, Capt. Back
made preparations for com ing with the
secondary part of his instru ons-the ex-
amination of the coast l4ween Point
Turnagain and Ross' pillar. Several boats
were 'witlthe most activity1 build during
the winter, but in spring, fining that they
had an insufficient supply tf provisions,
they could only take one vth them. It
was not until the month of Jly, 1834, that
the expedition got to open tater on the
Thlew-ee-chudezeth or Gre Fish River.
Capt. Back, we believe, succeeded in
determining that this river runs to the
northward, and if we undersind the pur-
port of scanty information which has
reached us, it has its source i a height of
land, about 150 to 200 mile from Fort
Reliance, the winter establishment of the
expedition atthe eastern extraity of Great
Slave Lake. Capt. Back is t:e first Euro-
pean who has visited GreatFish River,
and examined its course to th Polar Seas.
Its very existence was doubted by many

From a volume now in the press of Carey,
Lea & Blanchard, and from the pen of
Young Irving who accompanied his uncle
on the Tour to the Prairies."
During the month of May business had
called Maj. Dougherty to the Ote Agency,
on the Missouri. One morning, while there,
a wearied messenger made his appearance.
He had been sent to by a half-breed from
the Pawnee village, with intelligence that
the Loups had taken a Shian wonian pris-
oner, and intended to burn her at the stake,
in the course of a few days.*
The Agent determined if possible to save
her. Having made a few hurried prepar-
ations, he set off with five companions. A
journey of three days brought them to the
village. The news of their visit and the
object of it, had preceded them, and they
experienced an ungracious reception. No
hand was extended in friendship; no voice'
uttered the words of welcome.
As the little band passed through the vil-
lage, the tops of the lodges were crowded
with women and children, and an immense
concourse was drawn up in fiont pf the
dwelling of the chief. They forced-their
way through the fierce and sullenpb,
and cleared a passage to the entrance.'"
Here stood the chief. His welcome, and
his alone, was cordial. He ushered the
Agent into his dwelling, nor did he turn a
deaf ear to his request, that the Shian fe-
male mighr be spared. l e told 4myhow-
ever, that he had no power to free her, and
that all he could do would be to assemble
a council of the nation, and lay the matter
before them; that he would use his influ-
ence; and that if they could be prevailed
upon, the captive should be saved. He ac-
cordingly despatched messengerss in every
direction, to call a council of the chiefs
and braves of the nation, and they assem-
bled that very night. They took their
seats around the lodge in silence, with fa-
ces that gave but little hope of a merciful
result to their deliberations. In the centre
sat the Agent and his companions; and
near them t Shian caikve. She had
been led in vely, and made no appeal,
for she had ope. It seemed as if eve-
ry sense and filing had been, paralysed by
the horror of her approaching fate.
The Agent rose and stated his object to
the meeting. He was a firm man; he had
spent much of his life among the savages ;
but it needed all his resolution, and all his
knowledge of the Indian char ar to ef-
fect the desired object. As he spoke there
was no friendly look returned-no sound
of approbation uttered. They listened with
a calm, cold air, and he finished his ad-
dress, conscious that he had gained no
point, nor enlisted the friendly feeling of a
single breast, in the whole of the dark cir-
cles which surrounded him.
When he ended, the *chief, who during
the whole time had been seated quietly at
the foot of a pillar, rose. He was in favor
of releasing the captive, and of sending her
off with the whites. He spoke with the
wild energy, and vehement jesticulation4
customary among the Indians. During his
speech there was a silence-a portentous
silence in the lodge. But when he had
finished a hundred' throats yelled out cries
of anger, and a hundred eyes gleamed
fiercely upon him. It was not, however,
in his nature to yield. Incensed at the op-
position offered to his will, he raised his
voice, until it even drowned the cries of
the whole assembly, and swore by the
Great Spirit that she should be delivered
to the whites; and he dared any man of
the whole assembly to offer her the slight-
est injury.
All quailed before the master spirit, and
bowed to the superior energy of his nature.
One after another left tbe lodge, until the
chief, the captive, and the whites were its
sole occupants. In a few moments the
chief went out also. In an hour he return-
d, followed by two armed warriors, whom
"The Pawnee Loups are the only Pawnee
tribe that yet retain this custom. They ofier
their victims to the Great Star, (the planet
Venus.) The prisoner is, if possible, kept in
iffnorance of his intended fate, until led out

I _


persons of endeavoring to show their
shrewdness and talent for money-making,
by the adroitness with which they can
play off a trick by which another is wrong-
ed. But this of all practices is the most
dishonorable. He who adopts it ought not
to expect the common treatment which ev-
ery honest man deserves. He ought to be
regarded with aversion and contempt. But
whether he be so regarded or not, give him
rope enough and he will soon hang him-
self. He will lose his character; and what
is property, nay, what is life worth without
character ?-[Ib.
The kindness which is bestowed on the
good is never lost.
, Poverty is in want of much, but avarice
of every thing.
He is next to the gods, whose reason,
and not passion, impels.


he stationed in the opposite part of the
lodge, placing the squaw between them.
Upon being asked the reason of this pre-
caution, he mentioned that the Soldier
Chief, instigated by one of the Medicine-
men of the village, had created a distur-
bance, which caused him to fear for the life
of the captive, and that these men were
placed to protect her. He evaded all far-
ther inquiries, and shortly [after left the
The whites stretched themselves upon
their bear-skins, but scarcely closed their
eyes that night. The guards kept watch
on each side of the captive; motionless,but
sleepless. On the following morning the
horses were saddled in front of the lodge,
and the party having armed themselves,
prepared to mount. The chief led out the
captive, and forcing back the angry crowd,
he placed her upon a horse, between two
of the whites; at the same time cautioning
them to lose no time in leaving the village.
They accordingly attempted to push for-
ward, but the crowd hemmed them in so
closely, that it was with difficulty they pre-
vented their horses from trampling them
down. This throng continued to press
around them until they reached the lodge
of the Soldier Chief. As they passed it a
bow twanged, from within, and an arrow,
whizzing through the air, was buried up
to the feather in the Shian captive. With
a loud scream, she tossed her arms up in
air, and fell forward upon the neck of the
horse. At the same moment, a loud roar
rose from the multitude; and two Indians
seized the bridle, and jerked the horse on-
ward. The crowd opened to let them
pass, but before the whites could follow, it
had again closed. At that moment, the
Agent heard a loud whoop behind him,
and turning, beheld the Black Chief and.
the Soldier grappled in a desperate conflict,
while the followers of each stood by watch-
ing Iiiresult. They were bqth unarmed,
and r issue was to depend upon their
bodily strength alone. They were, well
matched, but the Black Chief had the ad-
vantage, for lie had a deadly grip upon the
throat of his 1 A;Lent.
r-- 'A genf however, that which-
ever might prove victorious, the conflict
would. terminate fatally to himself. lie
therefore sprang from his horse, and suc-
ceeded with the aid of several chiefs, in
dragging :them aprt and put an end to the
-contest. He then turned to look for the
captive. She had been borne off by the
crowd, who were rushing over the prairie
with ,deafening yells.
Still determined' if possible to save her,.
he sprang upon his horse, and galloped af-
ter them. They had torn the wretched be-
ing to pieces, smeared themselves, with her
gore, and were whirlingher head and quiv-
ering limbs in the air.

Our readers are aware that great Land
Speculations have been and are still going
on in the State of Maine, this season. A
friend tells us of a story which he says is a
fact, of an old lady from Bristol county, in
this state, that does not probably take the
newspapers, who was proceeding in the
stage a few weeks since to visit some friends
at Bangor, and arriving within a short dis-
tance of that place, stopped at a public
house and began to enquire what .NVews ?
Boniface replied he had nothing to com-
municate excepting that the Land Fever
continued to rage at Bangor and vicinity
with unabated violence. The Land Fe-
ver why bless me-you don't say so-is
it catching Why, yes, replied 'mine host,'
almost every body has caught it. Oh dear,
then I would'nt go there for all the world.
1 shall certainly take the first stage for
home, said she-and she actually did re-
|turn home without seeing her friends, in
consequence of her alarm at the Land Fe-
ver.-[Barre Gazette.

Some men seem to think that all is fair
in business, and that if they can cheat you
out of a few dollars or a few cents, it will
be so much clear gain to them. There is
a custom in some places and with some



[For the Courier.]
While- on a visit to Gordon castle, the
magnificent and hospitable mansion of the
duke of Gordon, Mr. Willis payed the fol-
lowing tribute to the majestic grandeur of
our American forests. "The duchess led
the way to a plantation of American trees,
at some distance from the castle, and stop-
ping beneath some really noble firs, asked
if our forest trees were often larger, with
an air as if she believed they were not,
They were shrubs, however, to the gigan-
tic productions of the West. Whatever
else we may see abroad, we must return
home to find the magnificence of nature.'
Codid some of the English nobility see
'(some of our enormous live-oaks ten feet
in diameter, throwing out their huge
branches as for shelter and protection, they
would see' a noble image of their own aris-
.Among our large forest trees, perhaps
the magnolia grandiflora attracts most the
attention of strangers. It will chal enge a
comparison with any other for richness of
appearance. It attains great height. Va-
rying from eighteen inches to three feet in
diameter at the base, the trunk rises, with
little diminution of size and without branch-
es, twenty or thirty feet. The branches
preserve great regularity, and present a
shape which the most cultivated taste
would not wish changed.
The leaves smooth and shining, are of a
deep, rich green. .The largest are from
eight to twelve inches in length and about
three and a half in width. The young
ones are encased in a kind of sheath, which
serves to protect them till they are three or
four inches long, when the envelop ex-
pands, much like the opening bud of the
rose. Often have I adrpired the manner
in which they are enclosed, and wondered
at the power which wove the integument.
The silks of the mercer are not more care-
fully wrapped, nor as beautifully folded.
When first developed, the leaves have, on
the under side, a silken, glossy pubescence.
Abating this glossy appearance, the tender
leaves of the Gaultheria procumbens, found
in the Middle and Eastern States, much
resemble in miniature those of the magno-
lia, when they first shoot out of their cov-
But the flowers constitute their chief
beauty. They are in bloom froii'le last
of May till the first of July. The petals are
of a snowy whiteness. The stamens close-
ly embracing the pistils, are of a purple
color. Froii one extrfl, of the corolla
to the other, i -iiiile inhcr.. T hay
are .very fragrant. r thli'e would
f fil, a& rge drawing room with their odor.
Interspersed among foliage of such dark,
.shining g'een, the contrast is pleasing.
They seem like roses ornamenting the head
of a lovely woman. One who has never
seen them cannot conceive the beauty of
such a tree, so perfect in shape, leaves'of
such richness, and such large, pure, White
flowers, now and then peeping modestly
South, like a conscious beauty, shunning,
rather than soliciting the vulgar gaze. De-
'lineated on a clear blue sky, they savor
Tmiore of ,a painting than of reality. Our
hammocks are- taudded with such trees,,
Growing besidfDthers of nearly equal
beauty. When first he beholds them, the
naturalist is transported with a kind of
ecstacy of delight. FLEUR.

[For the Courier.]
"Now is the pleasant time,
The cool, the silent, save when silence yields
To the night-warbling bird, that now awake
Tunes sweetest his love-labored song; now
Full orbed the moon, and with more pleasing
SShadowysets off the face of things."
The ideal pictures of imagination can
scarcely surpass the loveliness and luxury
of our moonlight evenings. Though at
first a seeming paradox, the nights are
cooler, as wellas brighter, here, tlw# in the
Middle and Northern States. This is to
be-attributed mainly, to our peninsular sit-
uation, to the trade winds whose influence

is*felt during the warm season, and to the
short duration of the sun's heat, bwingto
its being nearly vertical.
S'In the invigorating coolness of such an
.hour, man, loosed froni the cares and per-
plexities of life, wanders to muse on the
past, and the scenes which "hope, the
charmer," pictures in .the future; and to
indulge in the pleasing reveries of his own
fancy. On the cool, sunny morn, when
all nature awakes with the freshness of
youth, when the ocean-bathed sun first
throws its pure, animating beams upon the
earth; when the feathered warblers carol
their inatin song of praise, when every leaf
and blade of grass sparkles with the dia-
mond drop, there is a luxury in drinking
in the fresh fragi-ance of reviving nature.
With.light step the rambler traces his way
as he catches the first gleams of the bright
orb of day, now peering above the horizon
to gladden the drooping heart of man.
But morn with all its pleasures must
yield to our moonlit eves,--those Italian
moonlights, when Luna's, silvery light
throws its charm over thequiet bosom of
nature. The sky is clear and transparent;
the air pure and fragrant; the breeze gen-
tle and refreshing: the light dimly bright,
and we seem suddenly to have awoke in
fairy land. Earth has no enchantment

more potent than this. Over the river's EBEN DWNING's ACCOUNT OF A RAIL-
silvery sheen, along the velvet lawn, the CAR.-YoIgo into a house without knock-
fancy sportive skips. Through the noble in, for the loor's open, and then you get
avenue of ancient oaks, into a smder house, and set down with
"amid these orchards of the sun," about twety more on leather cushions,
the elves of imagination trip, disdaining all and then alell rings and it begins to move
* boundary, so faintly are darkness and light jest as eas3as the sleds do, when the boys
shadowed forth. The mind is filled with slide down3reaknose Hill in winter. Well
emotions of the calmqst and holiest kind.' in a little ile, my eyes, Sally Ann, how
The moon, gleaming in it meridian splen- they do ben to streak it! And they dont
dor, seems like the virtuous at mid age, go by the rmmon roads neither, but whip
pursuing with smiles his heaven-directed right throith pastures and mowing land
path,enlivening all with its cheering beams, and orchard. My gracious! I guess some
and shedding over all a calm and pleasing of the catti git into a tantrum. I seed a
light. cow in a poter stand a looking at what was
It is peculiarly an hour otf excursive a coming, id jest as we got near I'll be
thought. The sallies of intellect are inter- darned if se didn't turn to and shake her
erupted by no daylight exposures of the head like id Debby Diddle with St. Vi-
roughness and decay of nature. The tus' Danc4 then she wisk'd her tail right
glimmering islets of heaven allure thought up straigllin the air, and if she did'nt
thither. The mind "mounting spurns this plough dir over the hills I don't know. I
dusky spot," and darts away to revel expect shaint stopt yet. Jest 'after this,
"Amid the radiant orbs while we as a slippin along like greased
SAmid the radiontorb s lightning began to smell somethin a
That more than deck, that animate the sky.", burihting, my eyes, what asell shaking of
At such a time the soul is especially ss- clothes aIong the women.
ceptible of the liiider emotions of love. / Well, bmby, hunting all round we found-
The enchanting loveliness thrown over i live spak as big as a pin's head right on
nature inspires it. The melodious stillness the cushiii where an old woman with a
of evening invites to it. The soft, mellow chintz gornd on that I. reckon cost about
light, subdues and dissolves the heart with one and si a yard, had been a sitting "Mas-
feeling. Like the rock smitten by Moses' sy me, sajs she, 0 dear suz, I declare, if
rod, in the hardest heart new fountains, taint burnimy bran new gownd. There,
are opened to refresh Iian in his. wander- says she, is jest as I always tell our Nab-
ing. To the milder influences of moon- by, these. fre good for nothing sparks, they
light more than our summer heat, may be do no goo; to us women." With that she
attributed the warm, generous feeling give the dld gowned a wisk round, and
which characterizes those who wear clapped 41 her spectacles, and found
The shadow'd livery of the burnished sun." a [ole notso big as a four pence happen-
At such -an hour, surrounded with every ny, nor sqleetle as a muskeeter's sting.--
thing tending to awaken the tender emo- "There, slys she, I knowd would be so-
tions, to stroll with those we love, is to I always ill my old man when he gits up
steal a foretaste of heaven. The discordant Independqce morning, as soon as you get
elements of the world are shut out, and upthe stem. you'll destroy things. But,
nought but the mild moonbeam lists affec- says she, iiI don't make the pesky owners
tion's tale. At such a moment, man, elud- o' these things pay for a whole new breadth,
ding the fiery sword that guards its en- then I wa't born all along shore."
trance, momentarily regains the lost plea- Well nov, Sally Ann, it makes meofeel
sures of Eden. awfully tdoear the old jade talk so about
It is also the hour for music. Melody sparks, forthinks I, who knows but'what
floats in the air, till,'in pleasing reverbera- S lly Anis marm feels jest so; and so
tions, it is heard far off in the distant echo. wen I'vetot an office, and feathered my
It requires the quiet enchantment of such nest, and pt on a new white felt hat, and
an' hour, to give it its full power. The buttoned ~ legs up in real tight ones, and
souls harmony is distracted by no sensa- go home tdiave Sally Ann ; why then, as
tioi of vision. While listening enraptured like as not ally Ann wont be to be had.-
to&e sweet, angelic tones of lovely wo- Oh, Sally Aun, Sally Ann, if it should turn
ma, absorbed by the necromantic power outso, perhaps the next thing youd hear,
ofthioonlight scenery, we start to see the would be tat aboard one o' them tarna-
Orphean fable realized. tioh old Bak lime sloops was
Even at this moment, how delightfully Your disconsolate
thrilling are the flute-toned notes of our EBEN DowNING.
thrush or mocking-bird, as she tunes her [Fro orlk n
tlay by te-dazzling moon. Sweetest and [roie-Norfok n. -
most melodious warbler of nature, sent to AWFUL-JUT. JUST PUNISHMENT !-We '
add melody to the beauty of our Eden like learn, by theirrival of the steam boat Ken-
groves! Thou seemest the sainted spirit tucky, friomrnichmond, that Robinson, the
of some' friend, permitted to watch and 'Englishmatimentioned in the Beacon of
beguile our way ; or some Saturday, being in the vicinity of Lynch-
"Viewless seraph ling'ring there, burg, was aken about :fifteen miles from
At starry midnight to charm the quiet air." that town,and hanged on the spot! We
E iqI. sincerely t4st that ample evidence existed
EaIN. I. r .i _r t 1

REUNION OF POETESSES.-Tihe little town of
Stockbridge, Massachusetts, will be forever
immortalized. At Mrs. Sedgwick's de-
lightful and quiet residence, in this town,
where she, self, is eve principal star
of the constellation thHphers around
her, are now congregat.w e learn, a gal-
axy of female poets and literary ladies,
such as have seldom in our country at
least, been assembled under the same roof.
If there were any thing like the English
Cumbetland mountains and sheets of wa-
ter thB, it would be a second edition of
the fjous retreat of the lake poets, of
which Coleridge was the presiding deity.
At Mrs. Sedgwick's we learn are now so-
journing, Mrs. Sigourney and Mrs. Mar-
tineau, and also Mrs. Fanny Kemble But-
ler. What a brilliant association of talent!
Hoey genius delights in retirement !-in
sequestered seclusion, and converse with
mind of its own pure mould! What
germs of new creations of thought, and
new poetical fancies, may not here be in-
cubated by the collision of so many extra-
ordinary minds, combined and concentrat-
ed in the same, prbit! May the fruits of
this happy re-union be soon imparted to
the world.

JOICE HEATH, the nurse of Washington,
will pass two days in Providence. She
has passed several weeks in N. York, and
been visited by thousands of ladies and
gentlemen. Joice Heth was born in the
Island of Madagascar, on the coast of Afri-
ca, in the year 1674, and has consequently
now arrived at the astonishing age of one
hundred and sixty-one years! She weighs
but forty eight pounds, and yet is very
cheerful and interesting, converses freely,
sings numerous hymns, relates many an-
ecdotes of the boy Washington and the red
coats, &rc. and when speaking of General
Washington, says, she raised him.-[Jour.

Mr. Editor.-The following is an anec-
dote taken from a new work called "the
Doctor'" .,
Wll, Mr. Jackson," said a Clergyman
to his parishoner, "Sunday must be a bles-
sed dak to you. You work hard six days,
and th seventh you come to church.
Yes, -ir, "said Jackson," I work hard all
the W\vek,. and then I comes to Church,
sets me'downr cocks up my legs and thinks
of nothing!

ot mte dept 01 his guilt; and if such were
the case, its but sheer justice that he who
would visithe firesides of the unoffending
citizens ofhe South with a more than In-
dian masstre, should have the bitter cup
pressed totis own lips. Let this instance
afford a -vrning to to the fanatic of the
prompt pnishment which inevitably
awaits hinsouth of the Potomac.
NOTE.-t is about three years ago, or
about the period of the Northampton in-
surrectionthat the above unfortunate man
was detect circulating incendiary pamph-
lets. Thb punished him severely on the
spot, andAt him go. He went to Rich-
mond in tad condition, and took passage
for this prt, and, it seems, had the rash-
ness to r urn td Petersburg and recom-
mence hisicendiary practices, which have
terminate as might have been expected,
[Ed. N. Y. Star

NEW NRK, AUG. 17.-Captain Back ar-
rived in wn on Saturday evening, from
his Arcti expedition, and took lodgings at
the City Votel. He proceeded for Eng-
land in e packet ship North America,
which sded this morning for Liverpool.
The frnrds of Captain Back, here and
elsewhere have reason to regret his spee-
dy depanare to his own country. But
such was is anxiety to return, that he has
declined tb civilities tendered him at Mon-
ti;eal, Albay, and this city. A large crowd
attended a the steamboat this forenoon, to
pay their aspects to the intrepid officer.-
We trustee will have a speedy passage,
andfind Cptain Ross under a more genial
sky than b anticipated when he went in
search of im.
The U.3. frigate Constitution got under
way yestelay, and dropped down t~ uar-
antine ,grand. She sails to-mor rw for
the Meditrranean, to relieve the Dela-
ware, 74.
SIt is estimated that the exhibition of.Ma-
elzel's Aitomaton Chess Player, which
was sixty ears old on Friday, has produc-
ed the almost incredible sum of one mil-
lion eightbundred and seventy-five dollars,
and that i' has played twelve thousand five
hundred mes of chess.

INDEMJITY.-By a law of the State of
Maryland the City of Baltimore is bound
to make ood to individuals all the damag-
es they A.ve suffered by the mob. The
amount, y a rough estimation, is not much
short of $150,000.


We insert "s
the Commi
in Boston, p0
and cal.ing
to the oj.
We kniov tl
sula woudt
be extrenelj

A recent orresu

calls it "ihe poi
present time. I
port of entry, and
here t all o
Why start phe rat
up? It may be
great-and thftI
connect with Ith
rivers, and be coi
where is the wa

tonnage. There is a question now at issue
in relation to the depth of water at the bar of
the Suwanee. The rail roal, if run there,
would pass through a country rich in its soil,
for the greater part, but it is thinly populated,
holding out no extraordinary inducements,
and when the road is built, there might be
constant risk as to- the passage over the bar
of the river.
From the St. Johns on the rout to Talla-
hassee, there are great facilities for con-
structing a rail road track. In a former
number we enumerated some of them.
A rail road from this town would begin
with business on its whole route. Other
places may grow up. But a communication,
by land, in an infant Territory wants a moth-
er to nurse it, and a father to provide for it.
When it is of:lawful age it will take care of
itself. The bent of opinion at the North, so
far as we have ascertained, is, for starting
from this place. A stranger might suppose
we were interested. Not so-not- a dollar.
We have inquired, examined, conversed with
intelligent, scientific gentlemen, and such 'is
the settled opinion. But, if we are mistaken,
it can do no injury. We will most cheerfully
use our endeavors to communicate any in-
trmation in our power, to persons interested
or to others. We will do it.impartially, and
we trust correctly.
There is now a-rail road constructing from
St.Marks to Tallahassee. The business freight
of Middle Florida, connected with that of itsf
neighboring country will be enormous. The
connection with other projected public im-
provements, will command an influence, and
afford sufficient encouragement to adopt this
route. There is in the river at this place, a
good depth of water-sufficient for any vessel
that can come over the bar.
Good wharves are, already built. In most
parts of the river a good anchorage is diffi-
cult to be found. Here is a good protection
from storms, at all times. Beside this, pas-
sengers who are to take this course from the
North to the interior of our Territory or to
Mississippi, want to find a healthy country-
where there are no regular epidemics and
fevers. We speak from experience when we
say, that so far this year, there has been no
more sickness here, than there usually is in
Massachusetts during the same months. -
We have hitherto withheld our individual
opinion. What we have said applies to the
whole of the chartered companies. An error
in judgment is no cri.me. It is better to be
mistaken in t matter relating to public im-
provement, and remain subject to correction,
than to stand like a dull, stupid statue, know-
ing nothing, and without life or action.
CoTToNJ---The Cotton crop isbetter in this
section than it has been since 1827. We un-
derstand that, there will be, on an average,
nearly a bale to the acre.
Corn looks generally well, but there has
been rather too much rain.
The city of Sk Marks, in Middle Florida,
last yeah export almost 16000 bales of cot-
ton, and it is believed that the crop will this
year increase at east one third.
As to the cane we are informed that but
little will be raised. We shallM have no oran-
It is considered a rule that 1000 pounds of
seed cotton will make a bale of 330 pounds
when cleaned.

-This is the title of a weekly paper, which
we receive regularly, and which is highly
honorable to its conductors. It is elegantly
printed, and its editorial articles evince talent
and industry. It is conducted by Samuel

Jenks Smith, Esq. We most "cheerfully re-
commend it-to the intelligent reading public.

satisfied, and mutual confidence restored.

THE BOAT OF LIFE.-When one gets ac-
customed to the habits, manners and lan-
guage of a country distant from the scene of
his early education, he looks quietly upon all
that passes before him, and hardly suspects
that any thing is new or uncommon:. A nor-
thern lady would tremble with affright to
cross a little river in a wherry boat,-,-and a.
sail would, only be a signal for a flaw of wind
which bore in it" death by drowning." But
it is not so on the St. Johns River. Well e
ucated ladies understand -the management of
a sail boat, and fear not to go in it where
man dare." We like this energy, this forti-
tude, this daring resolution. The storm on
the ocean is but a miniature of the storm of
human life. The master, of a gallant ship
may err in judgement and sink itin the deep;
and the man of business may bury his hopes
afid prospects in the depths of'misfortune.--
But when a woman, the wife of his bosom,
braces herselfagainst trouble, and rises proud-
ly against adversity, the husband must be
" any thing but a man" who will not rouse all
his energy, and endeavor to sustain the ob-
ject of his love.
We learn from the Charleston Gazette, that
the public mind in New York was much ex-
cited against the Abolitionists, particularly
Tappan, and it was supposed that he would
be fortunate if he escaped personal injury.
A Circular, (says the Boston Post of the
14th ult.) calling a meeting at Faneuil Hall,
of the citizens of Boston opposed to the pro-
ceedings of the advocates of immediate eman-
cipation, signed by about five hundred indi-
viduals, was left at Topliff 's yesterday, where
it received a large accession of subscribers.
The list was to remain open for signatures at
the Reading Roorhs and at the Globe Insur-
ance Office, until Saturday afternoon.
A great public meeting has been held at
the Park in New York. Tappan had taken
his family to Brooklyn, and some of his
neighbors had removed from his dangerous
by the name of NoRTbN~ r ~ent at a place
called Brandy Branch,. awyout twenty-five
miles from here, was bitten in the hand and
arm by an Alligator, about two weeks since, -
and a bone fractured. We understand that
he was endeavoring to get some water from
a stream, and while clearing the surface
with his hand, the Alligator seized it, and he
was only saved by gouging the animals eyes,
upon which he relinquished his hold. The
young man is much injury and it may yet
be necessary to perform 'Mputation. The
Alligator was afterwards tahRendfa1iftriau red
almost ten feet in length.

A yankee once told us, in joke, that he had
frequent dealings withmen of no principle,
and, as he wanted to "make a spec,"' he
bought their souls as he called them, and put
them all into a small room without any funds,
when they immediately commenced swap-
ping jackets, and cleared five dollars apiece.

The price of a passage from New York to
London or Liverpool, in the regular Packets,
is $140 including wines and liquor, or $120
without them.

We understand(says the lichmond Com-
piler,) that the sum of twenty thousand dol-
lars has been made up in New Orleans, as
a reward to be paid for the delivery of Ar-
thur Tappan, the celebrated Agitator, up-
on the levee in that city. Tappan will soon
find that even his extreme wealth will not
enable him to repose in quiet; and he may
himself realize some of the apprehensions
which he has been instrumental in intict
ing on others.
-. s -

Our northern papers are filled with ae-
O r i e r counts of meetings in relation to the Aboli-
A ,tion question, and, for the honor of that see-
(' SEPTLEMBEIR 10. tion, we rejoice that a redeeming spirit exists
week a notice received from among the people, and that they condemn all
s of the Florida Rail Road, attempts to disturb the peace of the Southern
enin Books in tat plac es It seems to be necessa that the
i for the transaction fBern states should be informed who are
.to perceive that t .leaders in 'he great excitement, and who
e ahet city are alive are to b#vatched most closely. The master
'theyare in earnest spirits are not all known, and it is but an act
across the peni',. fidelity to the Constitution and laws, that
proeft. It cannot 'very one should be ferretted out. The peo-
ieve this place w e at the .orth cannot realise the state
iee te welinghere. They cannot realise the anxiety
ap tlth..'Who, wlile they know their right
i lnt 0 t the and privileges, are watching the fire bra W
t is already gportant and incendiary efforts of misguided zealots.
I more businesses transacted he bestay toeck this excitement i to
other bacesson the iver.- hold public meetils in the non-slaveholding
other places~on the river.-_ '-tshobdtg
il road from point higher States, and pubish the sentiat
said the distance is not so mass of the people. ,Let the ypomanry, the
it may be constructed to bone and muscle of the States declare that,
e Santaffee and Suwanee enjoying the protection of their own rights,
ntinued by navigation. But. they will not suffer those of others to be in-
Lter for vessels of ordinary vaded or trampled upon. The South will be

L *

A white man named Reuben Crandell,
was arrested in Georgetown on Tuesday
evening, by two of the police officers of
this city, Messrs. Robinson and Jeffers,
and committed to prison, on a charge of
having been engaged in circulating incen-
diary publications among the negroes of
the J ict. He was examined yesterday
after beforedAr. Justice Coote, Mr.
Key a tending for the United States. 'J
examination took place in the ail, and we
have not learnlthe result, furI er than that
enough appeared in evidence to authorise
the full commitment of thel prisoner for
trial.-[Nat. Int., Aug. 12.

A young man named George B. Pollock,
of Boston, a clerk in the employment of
A liphalet Baker & Co. of that city, wAb
lpas been missing for several days, and was
adveiised as supposed t be drowned, has
been discovered to haie robbed his em-
employers of about $t)00,ani, of course,
,this amounts for his.being n.n est invents.
For a considerable period previous to his
absenting hi self, he had been in the hab-
it of making il1se balances in the books of
the firm.
Go AHEAD."-Co1 Crockett the hunts-
man, has been defeated in his election for
Congress, by a HUNTSMAN, by a small ma-
jority. It is, however,'but a change of
names, as Mr. HUNTSMAN'S principles are
the same a Davie's-both White men. We
should have liked that the Colonel had
succeeded, as we' believe him equally as
honest in private, as he is in public life-
'two qualities not always found combined,
.these days, in one.-[Republican.

The following compliment was paid to
a young American Surgeon, now at Paris,
'and on a professional tour throughout Eu-
rope, with Professor Valentine Motte.-
"1 Baron Larrey, Surgeon in Chief to the
Hospital of Invalids in Paris, took from his
coat his Badge of the Legion of Honor, and
presented, it to Dr. J. W. Schmidt, Jr., in
compliment of his Surgical attainments."

For Governor of Tennessee there were
three candidates: Gen. Carroll, the present
Governor, Colonel Newton Cannon, and
Parry W. Humphreys. Of these, the first
is favorable to the Baltimore nomination of
a Presidential candidate; the two others
against it. The following returns of this,
election are all that have reached us Car-
roll 4617; Cannon 7935; Humphreys 750.

So great liave been the recent importa-
tions into the port of New York, that the
clerks and officers of the Custom House
are said tioie absolutely overiwielme
with their duties. 'Itis stated that the Cus,
tom House is constantly filled with mer-
charits and others, who have to 'wait for
hours at the desks before they can be serv-
Mr. Dorr, of Boston, the American Con-
sul at Buenos Ayres, has been beaten by a
black soldier upon the public square of that
city. The blacks every where seem resolv-
ed to put* down the aristocracy of color.-.
In the United States, unfortunately, they
are aided by a powerful political party.

A gentleman who arrived from Albany
reports, that the steamboat Constellation
ran on the rocks near Van Wie's Point,
and was so damaged as to be unable to
reach this city, and was run ashore and
sunk.-[N. Y. Transcript.

The Kentucky election is passed. The
general result is that, out of the 13Repre-
sentatives of Kentucky in Congress, nine
Whigs are chosen and two administration
men, leaving two districts doubtful.

It appears that the Royal family of Eng-
land continue hostile to the present minis-
try, and that the King has shewn his own
distaste to their measures on several recent
occasions, with very little ceremony.

It is contemplated to construct a Rail
Road frors the town of Wetumpka to the
Harrow ate Springs.

The greatest Anti-Slavery agitator in the
world is *'Conneil,,

In Alachua County, Florida, on the 3d inst.
Mrs. MELINDA, wife of Mr. Simeon Dell, for-
merly of Northfield, doMassachusetts, aged 35
years. The deceased. was a worthy member
of the Methodist church, and was an orna-
ment to her profession. She was a kind and
dutifulwife, and affectionate mother, and her
loss willtbe felt and mourned by a large cir-
cle of friends, who loved her for her virtues
and amiable qualities.- [Communicated.

'1PTICE is hereby given, that a meeting
3_ .Lof the Stockholders of the East Florida
Rail Road Company, will be holden at the
office of SAM'L S. LEWIS, No. 1 CommeRcial
wharf, in the City of Boston, on the 15th of
October next, 1835, for the purpose of organ-
izing saidP'Company, by choosingo Directors,
and transacting such other business as may
come before said meeting..
,Boston, Aug. 19, 6w34

A The schooner ARIEL, John, W.
Richard, Master, w~l) sail for the
above port about the 15th inst.
For freight or passage apply to the Master
on board, or at this office."
Sept. 9.

By George K. Walker, Secreta.y, and Acting
Governor lo'a.
W" HEREAS, a' was lield on the
first Mond 1835, for the
election of a Dele ext Congress
of the United Sta e Territory of
Florida; and where ecton, JOSEPH
M. WHITE receive der number of
votes than any other al; as appears.
by th returns o ne:
No 1her pursuance of law, I'do
here o"ola said Joseph M. White,
duly elected the Delegate from tis Territory
to thenext Congress of the Unffed States.
Given under my hand this 28th day of
August, A. D. 1835. G. K. .LKER.

$1,00 RE WARD.
E SCAPED from the Jai~of Monroe Coun-
ty, Southern District 4f Florida, a pris-
oner by the name of JAMES S. SIMONDS,'
who was committed to my custody on three
indictments found by the grand jury of said
County, on the several charges of murder,
piracy, and larceny,' and made his escape by
means of false keys on the night of the 14th
inst. He is a native of New Hartford, (Con.)
a mariner, and has,been for several years in
command cf trading and wrecking vessels,
and at one time commanded the Schr. Lydia
of Philadelphia. He is about thirty years of
age, five feet five or six inches high, has a
down cost guilty look, dark sallow complex-
ion, bui from close confinement for several
months had become somewhat pale, has are-
markable scar on his head ahd some scars
about iiis face. He is well known in New
York where his wife's connexions reside.
I will give the above reward if he is secur-
ed in any Jail in the United States, or the
same reward with all reasonable expenses if
delivered to-me at Key West.
Key West, July 25, 1835.

T HE, Subscriber has just returned from
New York, with a
*And respectfully solicits the patronage of his
former friends and customers.
Jacksonville, Aug. 20. 4w31

antly situated, and healthy; on the St.
Johns' river, tn Duval county, Florida, four
milesabove the growing town of Jackson-
ville, containing 500 acres, of which one half
(250 acres) is good planting land, in a com-
pact body, and under fence. It has a good
Dwelling House, with all the other necessary
buildings required on a Plantation. Those
who wish to purchase, can call on JOSIAH
GATES, who is on the place and will aid
them in an examination of the premises.-
They will have a view of the present crop,
and from him, or the subscriber at St. Mary's,
Georgia, may obtain the terms of sale..
Jacksonville, Aug. 17. 4w31

Jacksonville, August 3d, 1835.

A LL persons having any deeds or other
instruments of writing to be recorded,
will please leave the money for recording the
same also-otherwise the deeds or other in-
struments will not be placed upon record until
the fees is paid.
Persons having papers of any kind already
recorded, will please call and pay for them,
as the work is done, and I want my pay,
Jacksonville, Aug. 3. 29tf

Attorney and Counsellor at Law.
HAS opened an office in'Jacksonville, for
the practice of the Law, in the several
Courts of Duval and of the adjoining cin-
ties. -
He pledges himself, that all business en-
trusted to his care, shall receive prompt and
diligent attention.
Jacksonville, July 15, 1835. 29tf

I i L gently occupied by E. A. Co-
eN*, Esq. will be 'ented on fair
terms.- It is a good tand foi business and
possession can be ha ediately.
Apply to C. RE ar the premises.
Mandarin, Aug, 835. 29tf

I WILL hold a MagistrateI Court at. the
Court-house in Jacksonville, on the Sec-
ond Saturday in each month, at 10 o'clock, A.
M. In my absence, any business left with
0. M. Dorman Esq. will be punctually at-
tended to. S. STREETER,
Justice of the Peace.
June 17. 25

ALL persons indebted to the subscribers,
.'1. either by note or book account, are re-
quested to settle the same without delay;
and no credit will be given at their store
after the 1st of February.
Jacksonville, January 24th, 1835, 5tf

W E are auihorised to annotice the name,
of COL. JOHN WdRIJf, as a Can-
didate to represent the Count of Duval, in
the next Legislative CouncilMr this Terri-
tory. May 21.

propose him as a Candidie to represent
the County of Duval, in the nat Legislative
Council. June 4.

THE friends of SMMUEl EIGLES, by
his consent, announce lhn as a Candi-
date to represent the County dDuval, in the
next Legislative Council for ie Territory of
Florida. August 1.

R. HENRY HARTLY anounces him-
self as a Candidate topepresent the,
County of Duval, in the nt Legislative
Council for this Territory.
Mandarin, June 20.

-=TNDERSTANDING that :'oyts are in
circulation, that my 1p ointment as
Light-house Keeper will inter re with my
duties as representative of tlw Coumy, it
elected, and that I should not probably) get
the necessary leave of absence to attend to
Legislative duties,-I beg to ty to my old
friends, for whose past and resent confi-
dence in me, I entertain the lost profound
consideration, that if again ected, I will
serve them; and every thing n my power
shall be done for their 'welfaw. If for the
purpose of attending the Leg ative Coun-
cil leave cannot be obtained fnm the proper
authority to be absent, (which do not antici-
pate) 'I will resign my appointment as Light-
house Keeper.
Your fellow citizen

$60 REWAR.\
RANAWAY fmn the subscri-
ber, about two months since,
Shis two negro allows, George
and John. Grge, a South
Carolinian boe, is about 40
years old, of ti middle size,
S=_^ -- well built, hi stammers so
much that at lines it is diffi-
cult to understand what he sas.
John, an African born, isbout 28 years
old, middle size, stout, fat, anofa very black
complexion. Both jobbing capenters. Those
two negroes are probably ;urking in the
neighborhood ofWhitesville,n Black Creek,
Duval County, E. F., wherehey have their
wives. George at Mr. S. Y. kirey's and John
at Mr. Brown's.
The above reward will e paid by Mr.
Francis Gue, Merchant int. Augustine-
thirty dollars on the delivy in the jail of
said city of each of said neroes; besides the
reasonable expenses inczqed to bring them
there, or on the dellver o 'the person sent
to receive them at any pl e where they may
be secured with the prop information giv-
en, to that effect to the sai Francis Gue.
St. Augustine, July 1st, 835. 2w29

IS hereby given, that the ooks for reeeiv-
ing subscriptions to the " SOUTHERN LIFE IJNJRdNCE IAND
TRUST COMPJNlY," wilbe opened at the
office of Thomnas Douglas, ,sq. in the City
of St. Augustine, on the s ond day of No-
vember next, at 10 o'clock A. M. and will
be kept open from time to ime by adjourn-
ment, until the whole of, t stock shall be
subscribed; not exceeding iirty days.
June 2d, 1835.' 23

B Y An act passed by the legislative Coun-
cil of this Territory, i its last session
and approved by the Govenor, Feb. 14th,
1835, the Subscribers wereippointed Com-
missioners to open Books Oid receive sub-
scriptionfor the stock of a tank to be loca-
ted in this Town, to be caed THE B.NWK
In pursuance of whichthe Subscribers'
hereby give notice, that th Books 'for Sub-
scription for the stock in so Bank, will be
opened in this Town, at thdQounting-Room
of Messrs. Blanchard & Ider, corner ot
Bay and Liberty streets, at ) o'clock, A. M.
on the fourth day of May net.
commissioners .
Jacksonville, E. F. April, 1835.

TWO Copper Stills, neay new; one con-
taining two hundred gallons, with a
heater of the same capacity ; the other con-
taining fifty gallons, whichwill be disposed
of at terms advantageous tdhe purchaser.
For further particulars iquire of O. BuD-
INGTON, Esq. Whitesville, ( at this office.
Jacksonville, May 6. 19tf

A LL persons having d lands against the
Estate of Mrs. CL e3NTINE GAU-
TIER, dec. will present thlti properly attest-
ed, and all persons indebtl to said Estate,
will make immediate paynant to
Jacksonville, July 25, 1I5. 29tf

D R. CHARLES 0IYT offers his
professional services H the inhabitants
of Jacksonville and of this actionn of Florida,
as a Surgeon and Physician
Jacksonville, Jan. 29, 185. 5tf

REMAINING in the Post Office at Jack-
sonville, Duval County, |on' the 30th
June 1835-and if not taken out in three
months, they will be.sent to the General Post
Office as Dead Letters.

James Z. Mattair,
Margaret Mattair,
Arthur McClusky,
Thomas McIntyre,
William McWhir, 2
Mr. Mott,

James Arnow
Magdalean Arnow,
Edward S. Aldrich.
Dr.Egbut S. Barrows,
William H. Burritt, 4
W. J. Burritt,
John P. Brown,
Elijah Blitch,
John F. Brown,
Samuel Blair.
Stephen J. Eubank. ,
Cornelia C. Fitzpat-
J. B. Fisher.
Maria Greenleaf,
Alexander Graham..
Isaiah D. Hart. 5
Robert Jones,
'Thomas J, Jones,
Elizabeth Jinkins.
John Kimmey.
o, I L
Bourbon L. Lowther.




ON ROUTE NO. 2471.
Leave St. Marys every Wednesday, at 2 P. M.
Arrive at Pablo every Thursday, by 7 P. M.
Leave Pablo every Friday, at 6 A. M.
Arrive at St. Augustine same day, by 6 P. M.
Leave'St. Augustine every Monday at 5 A. M.
Arrive at Pablo same day, by 6 P. M.
Leave Pablo every Tuesday, at 5 A. M.
Arrive at St. Marys next day by 11 A. M.
Leave St Marys every Saturday, at 2 P. M.
Arrive at Jacksonville next day by 6 P. M.
Leave Jacksonville every Monday, at 5 A. M.
Arrive at St. Augustine same day by 6 P. M.
Leave St. Augustine every Thursday, at 5
Arrive at Jacksonville same day by 6 P. M.
Leave ,-s&konville every Friday, at 5 A. M.
Arrive 't St Marys next day by 1 P. M.
Leave Pablo every Friday; at 5 A. M.
Arrive at Jacksonville same day by 12 M.
Leave Jacksonville same dlay, at 1 P. M.
Arrive at Pablo same day by 7 P. M.
Jacksonville July 31st. 1835.


T HE undersigned Commissioners give no-
.L tice, that pursuant to the Act entitled
" An Act to amend an Act to incorporate the
ROAD COMPANY," approved February 15,1835,
that the Books will be again opened at Jack-
sonville, at the store of I. D. Hart, Bay-street,
on the 4th day of May, and continue open
,until the 1st day of August next, to receive
subscriptions for stock to carry said Rail Roeid
into execution.
By the 8th Section of this amendatory Act,
the subscribers for stock heretofore taken,
have a prior right to subscribe for the same
amount of Stock on the New Books.
Jacksonville, March 31, 1835. 14

T HE Subscriber will purchase the above
quantity of Black Moss, if delivered in
Savannah previous to 1st October, in large
or small quantities.

Savannah, June 17.


THE subscriber will hold a Justice's Court
-at the Office of 0. M. Dorman, Esq. in
Jacksonville, on the last Saturday in each
month. In my absence, any business left
with Mr. Dorman, will be punctually attend-
Justice of the Peace.
June 3. 23tf -

ALL persons are cautioned against taking
a Note of hand, drawn in favor of Isaiah
D. Hart, for one hundred and five dollars,
payable thirty days after date, bearing date
October eighteenth, one thousand eight hun-
dred and thirty-four, and signed by Elijah R.
Tucker and Thomas Suarez, as I intend
never to pay said Note.
Jacksonville, July 4, 1835. 2w27

WELL, now Mr. Thomma, we'll try it-
the longest stick nocks down the sim-
mons. I. D. HART.
11 Jacksonvile, Aug. 6, 1835. 29tf

B LANKS of all descriptions Printed at
at this Office, at short notice.
fi]:'Also, Job Work in a handsome style,
and on reasonable terms.
Justice Blanks-Deeds--Bills of La-
ding-Manifests, &c. constantly for sale at
this office. .


William G. Newell,
William Norton,
Alen Y. Nicholl.
Russell Ormand
W S. Olmsted,
James Piles,
George Pindarvis,
Mary Price,
Henry Palett.
Thomas Ridgley '2
M. E. Saunders,
Lucy Shearmon,
S. Streeter,
April Suarez.

Thomas YeVmilya.

Andrew Welch,
George Wakeman.


T HE Subscriber will run a good Barouche
and good Horses from Jacksonville to
St. Augustine, once a week; to leave this
place every Monday morning, and arrive in
St. Augustine on the evening of the same day.
Returning-will leave St. Augustine on
Wednesday morning, and arrive at this place
on the evening of the same day.
[l'Forty pounds baggage will be allowed
to each passenger, arid for aiy greater weight,
one cent per pound will be charged for every
ten miles.
Y' [IFare each way $5. .

Jacksonville, Feb. 2.


T HE Subscribers keep constantly on hand,
and offer for sale, on as good terms as
thcy can be had at any store in Florida, the
following articles, viz:
Broadcloths, Cassimeres, Sattinetts, and
Negro Cloths, green, red, and white Flannel,
bleached, brown, check, stripe, and plaid
Homespuns, Calicoes, Cambrics, Muslins,
Silks, Gloves, Hoisery, &c. &e.
Cooking, parlor, and box Stoves, Brass and
common Fire Setts, Lamps, and Candle
Sticks, Percussion Caps, Guns, broad and
narrow Axes, Adzes, Hatchets, Hammers,
Augers, Shovels, Door-latches, Butts and
Screws, &c. &c.
Sofas, and Couches, work, card, toilet and
dining Tables, Washstands, Looking Glas-
ses, Bedsteads, &c. &.
Coffee, Tea, loaf and brown Sugar, Bottle
Cider, Champaigne, Claret, Port, and Sherry
Wines' Spices, Soap, Lamp Oil, Tobacco,
Flour, Rice, Corn, Pilot Bread, Beef and
Pork, Codfish, Mackerel, Salt, Fish, Potaioes
Butter, and Cheese, &c. &c.
Drugs, Medicins, and Paints.-A variety
of Crockery and Glass Ware. Books and
Stationary, a large assortment "of White,
Drab, and Black Hats, Caps, Boots and
-Shoes-together with a variety of other ar-
ticles. 4
Jacksonville, Janil,,1835.
[TE N. B.-Cash paid for Cotton, Hides,
Horns, Tallow, Deer Skins, Furs, Beeswax,
Moss, Orange Peel, &c.
1 B. & R.

tN a small family a good Wench, who un-
derstands cooking. For such an one, the
highest wages will be given, if application
is made immediately.
Inquire at this office.
July 2. 27tf
T WELVE Dollars a month will be paid,
monthly, for five or six good Field Hands,
and Fifteen Dollars, for Good Ploughmen.
May 14. 2w20
No. 1, Wall-street, New York.

T HERE will be a regular conveyance for
passengers once a wcek from St. Mary's
Geo., by Pabloto St. Augustine ; to leave St.
Mary's every Wednesday,"at 2 o'clock, P. M,
and arrive at Pablo next day.
Persons, who wish to avoid a night expo-
sure on the water, will find very comfortable
accommodations at Fernandina, at Mr. A.
Dias', rand can leave Fernandina the next
morning and arrive at Pablo the same day.-
They can leave Pablo every Friday morning
at 4 o'clock, and arrive at St. Augustine at 6,
P. M. same day; leave St. Augustine every
Sunday, and arrive at Pablo same day.
Passengers wishing to visit St. Augustine,
will be accommodated on ,reasonable terms.
Fare from St. Mary's by Pablo to St. Augus-
tine, $5. From St. Augustine to Pablo $3.
There is also a safe boat which will run
once a week from Pablo to Jacksonville; and
will depart and arrive so as to meet the mail
boat on its return from St. Mary's and the
stage as it arrives from St. Augustine. Fare
from Pablo' to Jacksonville 2. All fare to
be paid at Pablo. C. TAYLOR.
fg'The Mail boat will leave Pablo for St.
Mary's every Tuesday and return on Thurs-
day. The stage leaves Pablo every Friday
for St. Augustine and returns on the succee-
ding Sunday. 6m3


T HE Public are informed that a line of
Covered Barouches will run between
Tallahassee and Jacksonville, to leave this
plaoe every Monday.
[:FForty pounds baggage will be allowed
to each passenger, and for any greater weight,
one cent per pound will be charged for every
ten miles.
(ITFare through, each way, $25.
Jacksonville, Jan. 14. 3tf





I was born in a romantic country vil-
lage; but, not caring to make' myself very
interesting to you, I shall speak neither of
murmuring brooks, nor of birds chanting
the green leaves beneath."
The brooks no longer murmer for ,me ;
the birds no longer sing; my green leaves
of spring are turning yellow. I am thirty-
four years old. And when a man is thirty-,
four years old-for him, believe me, ladies,
if he be not of a peculiar temperament, but
has travelled, and filled public stations-
he cares little about singing or being sung
to; still less about murmuringg brooks."
I, for my own part, would not give a cent
for the murmurs of all the brooks in the
world. I have enough to do to murmur
Happiness is a "Racine," and every one
knows the epithet bestowed by the ro-
mantiques" on this prince of elegiac poets.,
Happiness is, in fact, like a jester-I mis-
understand him, and then I am vexed with
him, sick of him. He gives me nausea.
I wish to have no more of happiness. I
believe no longer in its existence. I never
have believed. It is an imposture! Do
you doubt this? Then hear my story-a
story sufficient to make savages, aye, brutes,
the most ferocious brutes, shed tears. Dur-
ing fifteen long years I lived in a pool of
water, as it were, supplied by my own eyes.
So abundant, indeed, were my tears, that
my philanthropy made me uneasy.' I
feared the world would be visited by an-
-other deluge.
Whatever it was that put it in my head
to fall in love I cannot tell. Believe me,
gentle' reader, on my soul, my falling in
love was no act of mine. But Iloved. Am
I asked how I knew that I loved ? I will*
tell you. When near the adored one I was
unhappy, for I feared she loved me not.-_
When distant I, was more.unhappy still.
The sight of her set my blood in a boiling
state; and not to see her, distracted my bo-
som. Many were the sad days I passed-
many the long, the sleepless nights. My
hair was turning grey. This, by the by,
was the only traitor to the secret; for, 1
should have told you, I loved in silence.
In silence! Yes, in silence to her I-loved,
whilst in the depth of my own heart I
heard the roar of a very tempest of love.
It was one evening, at that hour when
the features of a lady may, with impunity,
"give the lie" (excuse me, my fair readers)
to her voice: before the candles were
lighted, one evening was it, that ihe tones
of my Dulcinea appeared to respond in
those of" love for love." I saw (of course)
no smile, mocking the accents of her lips;
no glance of her eye, in the shade of that
apartment, showing how little she thought
of my plaints. I saw nothing, I heard
nothing, but that voice, which seemed to
assure me I was beloved as I loved.
As if by accident, she asked me my age.
"I am twenty-eight," I replied; and I
said s,in such a state of unconsciousness,
that I might as probably have said "fifty."
But, the thought of that scene is too much
for me! I was at the moment I made this
answer, lost to every thing. I had but one
thought. It was of her, who, veiled in the
darkness of the apartment, sat beside me.
It was settled that we were to be married
on the morrow. I will not re-count all
the follies which, in the overflow of joy,
contemplating the proximity and certainty
of so much happiness, I committed. They
are easily imagined.
Every thing was ready; the requisite
purchases made; the "wedding garb" put
min order, the rooms were garlanded; the
ball room figured; no expense was spared;
in short, I was about to be perfectly happy.
Certain am I, that the magistrate who was
to perfect my felicity (it was the worthy
mayor of the fifth arrondisement) will never
forget the scene for the rem ainder of his
life. He missed by it the nest attack of

dyspepsia, (from over-feasting) which has
been known in Paris half a century.
We had proceeded as far in the ceremo-
ny as that part in which I had to declare
my age :-" Thirty-four years !"
"Thirty-four !" exclaimed my wife that-
was-about-to-be, "why, you told me twqn-
"It may be So Miss.; but you know '1
know not what wesay, when in love."
My future better lf affectionately an-
swered thus':-" Well, ir, when men know
not what they say, it's tiipe for women to
know wl'*t they do! Your servant, sir, I
shall not marry to a man of thirty-four, for
I thought this was too much, particular-
ly the latter words, "for example." I told
her so. She was about to quit the lace.
Her father remon'strated with her of the
impropriety of her conduct., All in vain!
She grew still more angry, and remonstra-
ted with her father. In the midst of her
anger, she gave an inconsiderate jerk to
one ofher ringlets. JMon Dieu! thathead
of hair which had entangled my heart! It
.all came off! [it was a wg-] and a bald
young lady stood before me.!
The'scene was so droll that I could not
repress my laughter. I was cured of my
passion; and shall now die contented a
bachelor. On what depends, then, human
happiness ?
Often it hangs by a hair!

A certain minister lately paid a visit to a
lady of his acquaintance, who was newly
married and who-was attired in the modern
indecent fashion. After the usual compli-
ments he familiarly said, I hope you have
got a good husband, madam."
"Yes, sir," she replied, "and a good
man too."
"I don't know what to say about his
goodness," added the minister, rather blunt-
ly, "for my Bible teaches me that a good
man should clothe his wife; but he lets
. you go half clad."

The wife of a lime merchant at Bayeux,
in France, recently taking home her drunk-
en husband at night, was stopped by the
officers of the customs, who demanding
what she had, she replied a hog. They
then asked the weight, she answered 200
pounds. The next morning, in spite ofher
remonstrances, and her declaration that it
was all a plaisanterie, she was compelled to
to pay the domestic import duty on 200
pounds of lard.

An Irish judge, when passing sentence
on a man convicted of bigamy, severely
lectured:the fellow on his uxorious crime,
and regretted that the law did not allow
him to award a greater punishment than
seven years transportation. "Had I my
will, you sinner," said the learned Judge,
you should not have so mild a punish-
ment, for I should sentence you, for the
term of your natural life, to live in the
same house with both your wives."

YANKEE-Question.-You han't none of
ou seen nothing of no hat no where along
here upon'none of these seats, have you?
Answer.-We han't none of us, seen
nothing of no hats nor nothing of no kind
no where on none of these seats nor no
where else as I knows on.

My good woman," said the evangelist,
as he offered her a tract, have you got
the gospel herp ?"
"No, Sir, we han't," replied the old
crone, but they've got it awfully down to
New-O'leens !-- [Knickerbocker.

female in the shape of a pair of saddle-
bags, small in the middle, and large at both
The writer probably would like a valise,
all the way of a size.

At a baker's at the. west end of London,
any lady or gentleman, so, disposed, may
step in and have, as we are informed by a
notice over the -door, his or her "vitals
baked hire."

The tongue of a viper is less hurtful
than that' of a slanderer, and the guilded
scales of a rattlesnake less dreadful than
the purse of the oppressor.

T HE Sunday Morning .ews- has now been
before the public for upwards of three
months, and if any criterion can be drawn
from the number of its patrons and subscrib-
ers, it has met with a flattering acceptance.
aid the principles it has been guided by in
its management, have been approved and
sanctioned. As a consequence of its increas-
ed circulation, its advertising friends have
come forward in large numbers; and,as it may
now be considered fairly afloat, and rising on
the tide of public favor, it affords an admira-
ble vehicle for the dissemination of such in-
telligence as those engaged in business wish
to communicate to their correspondents and
The number-of papers supplied to casual
enquirers, in addition to the regular subscri-
bers, on Sundays, is very great, and is con-
stantly increasing; which is another proof of
popular approbation, and a sign of the attrac-
tive character of its general and miscellane-
ous contents.
Under these favorable .circumstances the
Sunday Morning -News will proceed with re-
doubled confidence and energy, in laboring'
to gratify the curiosity and taste of the pub-
lic, in all the various items of intelligence
which form the staple of a weekly journal.-
The man of business will be sure to find
therein the most'recent and correct informa-
tion upon the state of the foreign and domes-
tic markets, the current of business, the arri-
val of vessels, and every thing connected
with mercantile affairs; the politician will
meet with a faithful abstract of the move-
ments of parties, with legislative proceedings
here, together with details of the political
operations on the continent of Europe, and
every other quarter of the globe : the lover of
varied and diversified reading will find the
means of gratifying his appetite as copiously
supplied as possible; while the admirers of
literature will be sure to discover something
to suit their tastes, in the choicest extracts
from native and foreign periodicals, and in
the contributions of popular and approved
writers. The tone preserved throughout, will
be that of scrupulous morality, so that the
most fastidious shall have nothing to object
to on this score-and the wish of the prdprie-
tor, as it hai been and will continue to be his
duty as well as his desire, shall be to unite
in its columOs in well arranged dnd digested
.order, all that is sound and ele#_nt in litera-
ture, amusing in art, instructive in the scien-
ces, and necessary for a correct appreciation
of passing events. ,
The popularity now enjoyed by thisjournal,
will be the best guarantee for a careful adhe-
rence to the iiea ns by which it was acquired;
and the patrbnage hitherto extended towards
it, the most flattering encouragement to a
perseverance in the same course.
New York, August 16.

T HE Subs iber has on hand, and offers
for sale, i reasonable terms, the follow-
ing articles, -
Broadcloths Sattinetts, Negro Cloths,
white and ydow Flannels, bleached and
brown Check triped and plaid Homeapuns,
Calicoes, Sill3, Glroves, Linens, Imported
Ginghams, CGnbrics, Silk Hdk'fs. Bomba-
zettes, Oznabi s, Burlaps, &c.
Lamps, Carilesticks, Guns, Axes, Adzes,
patent Augura Door Bolts, Knob Latches,
Butts, Screwsrass Knobs, Hoes, Sad Irons,
Pad-Till-Cl st-Trunk-Gun Closet-
Brass port pa-Knob and Mortice Locks,
Knob LatchesPowder Flasks, Pocket Steel-
yards, Bed Kels and Screws, Chest Hinges,
Cork Screws'Hand and cross cut Saws,
Knives and Brks, Brittania-Plated Table
and Tea Spools, Iron Squares, Pocket Com-
passes, Drawng Knives, Braces, Socket
Chisels, &c. ;
Coffee, Te, Loaf and Brown Sugars,
Champaigne, Maderia Claret Port and
Malaga Wine, Spices, N. E. Rum, Ameri-
can Gin, Hollnd Gin, Brandy, Soap, Tabac-
co, Flour, Co, Rice, "Pilot, Bread, Butter
Crackers, Bef, Pork, Codfish, Mackerel,
Butter, Lard,Dheese, Figs, Almonds, Rai-
sons, Apples, Hams, Bologna Sausages,
Onions, &c. b.. -
Drugs and edicines, Paints, Crockery
and Glass Wae, Powder and Shot, Shoes,
Boots, and a great variety of articles to nu-
merous to mention.
N. B.-CAsI paid for Cotton, Hides, Deer
Skins, TallowFurs, Beeswax, Moss, Deer
Horns, &c. H. H. P.
JacksonvillJan. 15, 1835. 3tf

T HE Subscber has for sale the following
articles otnerchandise.
Superior quaty Blankets from $4 50 to
$5 50 per pair.
A good quality Negro cloth 371-2 c. pr yd.
Irish Linen fim 50 c to $1.00.
Best plaid H 5espuns 7 yds. for $1.00,
3-4 Homespu$ unbleached 10c per yard,
Superior fancy stripes 18 3-4c.
Silk h'dkfs fm 50c to $150,
4-4 unbleachi Shirting 13c per yard by
the piece, or 6 31s for one dollar by retail,
Shirting bleaied from 13c to 25c pr yd,
Fancy dress id furniture calicoes from
13c to 25c per yd by the piece,
Sattinetts frol87 1-2c to $125 superfine,
Superfine clot,$4 50 per yard,.
White and r flannels from 371-2c to
62 1-2c per yard,
Bed ticking fri 18 3-4c to 25c per yard,
Musquito nettin,,\ d quality l95pr p -
A good assort Int of fancybelt ribbands-
shirt buttons-sk-sewing silk-ball and
spool thread-wting paper-superior do.-
ladies white hoi-horn and wood combs-
silk and cottonumbrellas-and a good as-
sornment of
[ffThe abovarticles are of the best quali-
ty, and will beold for a small ,advance, for
cash or produce
Jacksonville an. 22. 4tf

JAMES H. !OOKE,l No. 100, Broadway,
New Yorkpffers for sale every kind and
quality of So--Sideboards--Secretaries-
Book Cases--4ables of all descriptions-
Chairs of e y quality-High post and
French Bedstols of Mahogany and Maple-
Hair and MoslMattrasses-Feather Beds-
Looking Glass-Carpets-and a full as-
sortment of ev y thing necessary to furnish
a house.
April 7. 3w15 -

A GREAT tARGAIN is offered, in the
sale of aN'ew Sugar Mill, from West
Point Foundr3 diameter of Centre Roller,
two feet two a4 a half inches, and two outer
ones, one footen and one-fourth inches-
with Iron cog points, &c, as also a set oi
Kettles from noted Foundry in Scotland,
known by nai of the Carran Foundry, war'
ranted and prnf, as malleable Iron. The ca-
pacity of the rand Kettle is three hundred
gallons, and roportioned, or graduated to
sixty gallons being four to the set; all of
which, with icolers, Vats, and a Cistern to
contain thirty ogsheads of Syrup, will be
disposed of, if splied for shortly, for at least
twenty-five percent below cost.
A line direcid to E. B. COX, on Sidon
Plantation, Mcttosh County, Georgia, (as
Manager,) will attended to.
March 12. 4w11

Tallahasse, March 8tli, 1835.
BY an act pased 21st November, 1829, it
is provide that all Bonds executed by
Auctioneersf, shd be forwarded by the Judge
of the County 4ourt to the Treaisurer of the
Territory of Fldda; and thatall Auctioneers
shall quarterly i each year commencing on
the 1st of Janury, transmit to the Treasurer
under oath, taka before some Judge, a copy
of all sale effecid by him, with the amount
and at what tim and place, and for whom
the same was rude. Now, all Auctioneers
are required to ike notice of said law, and
conform to it, o suits upon their Bonds must
be instituted., ifdges of the County Courts
are requested without delay, to forward,
properly certified and approved, the Bonds of
Auctioneers iniheir possession.
Treasurerofthe Territory of Florida.


W ILL run once a week from Savann'ah
v v to Picolata, touching at Darien, St.
Mary's, Jacksonvill d Mandarin.
3 nts at Savannah.
Freight pay s zippers. All slave
passengers nust ed at the Custom-

iHouse. t
Convey van'e
ness at Picolita.

Nugustine, in readi-

July 1, 1 ._.



THE above company take this method of
informing the public that they have
purchased two Steamboats, the MACON
and EXC EL, which boats are-to run regu-
larly between Darien and Macon, leaving
Darien once every week with two tow boats.
The steamboats will draw only 26 inches of
water with two good engines in each. The
company have been at great expense to place
this line of steamboats in the Ocrmulgee and
Altamaha an'd'rivers,would respectfully solicit
the patronage of the public. This line will
be a great facility for merchants Who wish to
shbj their goods by the way of Savannah or
Darien, to Hawkinsville and Macon or in
shipping Cotton to Savannah. Arrange-
ments have been made to forward cotton or
goods without detention between Savannah
and Darien.
No exertion or expense will be spared to
give the greatest despatch to goods or cotton
shipped by this line.
Agents for the above boats :
L. BALDWIN & CO. Savannah.
J. GODDARD & Co. Macon.
J. E. & B. DELENO, Charleston.
Dec 1834. 1

THE Subscriber offers for sale for cash, or
prime Negroes, or good acceptances,-
the following tract of fine Live Oak hami
mock land on St. Pablo Creek, bounded as
follows, viz:-on the West by Pablo Creek,
on the North by Winslow Foster's land, on
the East and South by lands of Cornelius
Taylor, containing two hundred and thirty-
three acres. For particulars apply to
- I. D. ATI- T, '-or .
Jacksonville, Jan. 22. 4tf

A LL persons indebted to the subscriber,
either by Note or Book account, are re-
quested to settle the same without delay; and
no credit will be given at my store after the
10th March. HARDY H. PHILIPS.

Jacksonville, March 3.


CASH will be paid for One Hundred Or-
ange Sticks, of various sizes, on delive-
ry at this office, immediately. March 5.

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appear in foreign Magazines.
Extensive preparations have been entered
into, both with Artists and Authlors, to fur-
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Dec. 25, 1834 1

T HE SUBSCRIBER, having purchased
The Sovlhern Agriculluralist from its late
Editor and proprietor, Mr. John 'D. Legare,
solicits the support of the friends of Agricul-
-ture, and of the interests connected with it,
throughout the Southern States. He, has
published this work for Mr. Legare m its
commencement, in the y(4r 1828, ihe is
t ls practically acquainted with fthllde in
vwch itshould le conducted. Its publica-
tion will be continued on thsame terms and
in the same nanier as her afore with such
improvemeuits as his experience may suggest.
As the subscriber is solicitous to make this
Journal the vehicle for dissemminating useful
information, not only with regard to estab-
lished systems of husbandry, but also experi-
mental effortsiin Agriculture and.Horticul-
tie, he invites free and unrestricted commu-
nication from all persons occupied jn these
pursuits. Let no one imagine that solitary"
facts or isolated experiments are too trivial to
be communicated. ,fAll systematic knowl-
edge is but the aggregate of humble 4articu-
laro,-and ci ence, in eri-deytime i
brought to perfection, not through the instru-
mentality of a single exrraor*iary mind, but
by the contribution of par ilars by rany
individuals, and generally after the lapse of
many years, he is desirous, therefore, to have
as many facts to record as can be furnished -;
and from the planter, who is systematic in
his experimental labors, an account of his
failures as well a his successful efforts, will
be acceptable. If the last are worthy of being
recorded that they may be imitated, the first
should be noted in order to be shunned.
The subscriber hopes that this appeal to his
fellow citizens of the South, will not be in
vain. It would be a reproach to our Planters
to meet the fate of the Southern Review. Of
the last it may be justly said, that it was suf-
fered to fall, when it was not only rearing for
us a well merited fame as a literary people,
but it was also vindicating the Southern hab-
its from the unjust aspersions which have
been so liberally bestowed upon us out of our
section of country. The Southern Agri-A
culturalist" in some measure supplies the
place of the Southern Review, so far, as re-
gards the circumstances "last alluded to. It
serves as a Register not only of methods of
Husbandry, but also of facts relating to our
system of Slavery. The subjects of the deci-
pline, the treatmentthe characters of our
Slaves, are fairly suited to its pages, and
constitute topics as interesting and important
as any which caix engage either our own at-
tention or the attention of those abroad, who
feel a legitimate interest in our concerns.
The subscriber begs leave, in conclusion,
to remark, that if he had not undertaken to
continue the publication of this Periodical, it,
most probably, would have been either re-
moved from our city, or been suspended.
Whether it will be in his power to continue it,-
will depend not only on the Pecuniary but
the Literary Contributions of Southern Plan-
-tTs-. He confiTently -row leaves this matter
in their hands, feeling a. full assurance that
there is wanting on the part of our Planters,
neitherathe liberality nor mental energies ne-
cessary to sustain the Southern Agriculturist.
A. E. MILLER, Publisher.
Charleston, S. C. Dec. 1,1834.
Persons desirous of subscribing can apply
to W. T. WILLIAMS, Savannah, or at this
office. 8

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be presented occasionally, plates from copper
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executed on steel, and a chaste vignette title

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paid in advance. 1
Boston, 1834. 1

Real Estate and Merchandize Broker, J.o. 26,.
zxchange-street, Boston, Mass.
W ILL attend to the selling, and buying-
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United States. People desirous of emigrat--
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can always receive correct information by
applying at his office. He will receive orders
for various kinds of Merchandize, delivered'
at any part of the Union. Communications
addressed to him will be promptly attended
to. Jan. 1, 1835.

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