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their 'promise himself an existence that a
Marlborough or a Canning has not, that
each struggle so fiercely in the conflict of
parties ? What confusion is here! What
involutions of .streets and lanes! What
piles of brick, and mortar and stone What
a wilderness of men! What a hell of
thoughts and actions, and I among them
all are but the million and five hundredth
part! Good God, how utterly insignificant
we are! B.
REJANG MARRIAGEs.-Reynolds gives
the following account of the courtships and
marriages among the Rejangs of Sumatrar:-
"As respects courtship and riarriage, the
Rejangs have several curious observances
not undeserving of notice. They practice
but little ceremony in their courtships-
their characters and manners do pot admit
of it. The lover and his mistress'are care-
fully kept separated as soon as the old folks
have an inkling that there is suqh a thing
in agitation. Indeed, the fair one is seldom
permitted to leave the shelter of lier moth-
ers wing. i
The young Rejangs, however,fare not to
be considered as wanting in gallantry; for
it is said that they often evince a delicacy
towards the sex which might, perhaps, be
emulated with advantage by people of
higher pretentions to refinement. This
trait, however, must not be considered as
applicable to every individual. Months
and years are not wasted in wooing a coy
and fickle fair one. He does not assail her
with a volley of darts, flames anid raptures.
When he has selected a female as the ob-
ject of his choice, he knows exactly what
she is to cost him; not in sighs and tears,
and doubts and fears, but in good hard
cash, the amount of which is probably all
he is worth in the world, and which, once
paid, places the obligation in his favor.'
The principal intercourse of the young
people takes place at their dances, festivals,
and other amusements, where they are not
backward in making their own selections ;
for old maids and old bachelors are by no
means so plenty in Sumartra as catamounts
and tigers. As soon as his choice is fixed,
the lover, or boojong, employs an old wo-
man to communicate his sentiments to the
mistress of his affections, orgoddess, whose
parents then take the affair into their own
hands, and if no obstacle intervene, bring
it to,a final consummation.
There are several modes of marriage
practised among them. The joojoor is a
fixed sum of money paid down by the man
to the father as a compensation for his
daughter. In a marriage of this sort, the
relation which is established between the
husband and wife can differ but little from
that which exists between a master and his
slave. The relation may be one of great
kindness; but if so, it must be from con-
descension on the one part, and not from
equality of the parties. By leaving a part
of the price unapid, which is generally
done from a sete ot'delicacy, though it
be only five dollars,,the relationship is still
preserved betweeitthe families, and the
parents of the female can interfere in her
behalf in case of ill treatment. But if from
any cause the balance be finally paid, then
the right of the husband becomes absolute,
and the woman is to all intents and pur-
poses his slave; when her power to claim
a divorce ceases, and she may be disposed
of at the will of her husband; provided,
that in all instances the offer be first made
to her relations.
It very often happens, however, as be-
fore stated, that marriages take place with-
out the whole of the money being paid
down; and that-y ears are allowed to roll
on without any demand being made. The
debt, however, is considered sacred, and
can never be outlawed by time, and is
sometimes collected by the second and
third generations.
There is a form of marriage called se-
bage, in which exchanges are made ,tlie.
daughter of one neighbor for the.son ofe
another ; and a brother will give a sister in i
exchange for a wife for himself. The pric- .
es paid vary often according to contract; '

though when suits arise, and the amount
has to be fixed by law, or the decisions bf I
the authorities, the sum of 120 dollars is
always awarded.
So completely is the marriage contract a
matter of commercial arrangement among
these people, that it not unfrequently oc-
curs that friends and neighbors borrow a
girl from each other to effect some matri- ,
minonial arrangement, binding themselves
at the same time to return another in her
place when needed, and to pay thejoojoor t
when required. If the parents or relation t
of a youth go to the parents of a girl to
make a contract, the sum of six dollathis t
usually paid as an earnest of the compact;
after which, the girl cannot be disposed of
to another without incurring upon the pa- c
rents a fine for failing to comply with the
first agreement. This'fine, however, is of- a
ten incurred; for while the old people are .


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TERMs-$4 per year, payable half yearly
in advance.-Single papers 12 cents.
Advertisements inserted, and contracts
made for yearly advertising, on reasonable
terms. No advertisement will be inserted
unless paid for in advance.
All communications by mail may be ad-
dressed to E. WrLLIAMS, Editor of the Cou-
rier,-postage in all cases, to be paid.
.Newnansville-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.

There is a certain prettiness in the JEU
DES MOTs in this little song, about little things,
which is amusing.
There was a little maid, and she wore a little

And she had a little finger, with a little ring
upon it;
And what's a little odd, her little heart was
In love, but not a little, with the little best
of men.
For the little youth had exercised his little
flatt'ring tongue,
And down before her little feet his little
knees had flung;
He pressed her little hand, and ih her little
face he gazed,
And looked as though his little head had
been a little crazed.
Alas! her little lover did witli little warning
have her, .
And she found him little better than a little
gay deceiver;
Then in a little moment, stifling all hex little
She took a little jump all above the little-
Now all you little maidens whose little loves
grow fonder,
Upon the little moral of this little song may
Beware of little trinkets, little men, and little
For you little know what great things from
little things may rise.
[From the New England Farmer's Almanac.]
May is the poetaster's pet,
But we prefer October
Because she's worth the most and is
Most dignified and sober.
We like her ladyship so well
We should rejoice to have her
Stay and be sociable and take
Pot luck with us forever.
October is no giddy flirt,
But staid, sedate and sensible,
And yields the treasures of the year
From her great indispensible-
For all good cultivators makes
Most capital deposits,
Establishing the best of banks
In cellars, barns and closets.
Blind Fortune with her golden horn,
And swaggering pretences,
Makes no donations half so rich
As autumn's queen dispenses.
Few parents realize how much their
children may be taught at home by devo-
ting a few minutes to their instruction ev-
cry day. Let a parent make the experi-
ment with his son of ten years old for a
single week, and, only during the hours
which are spent in school. Let him make
a companion of his child-converse with
him familiarly-put to him questions-an-
swer inquiries-communicate facts, the re-
sult of his reading or observation-awaken
his curiosity--explain difficulties-the mean-
ing of things and the reason of things-and
all this in an easy, play-l manner, with-
out seeming to impose a task, and he will
himself be astonished at the progress which
will be made.-[Professor Lindsley.

Many who pretend to carry the liberty
of the people highest, and say the rich will
takl care of the poor, serve them as they
do trout, tickle them till they catch them,
and then say, you rascals, you are nine.

derful. It is like,clock work. The guard
-when there is ine, and there is most al-
ways-keeps the time and whistles to the
coachman to malhirn drive faster-and
Every guard has a wvatch-ifhe is tog slow.
The mile-stones op the road, with his
watch, let him kno his exact progress.
, The mail coachesill leave London at 8
O'clock in the evening [all in Ireland leave
Dublin in the same manner] for all parts
3 of the kingdom-and it is a pleasant sight
to see them, as they all start at the. same
moment from the General Post Office, the
' ,guards in their red coats all sounding their
horns,and driving at once fir the different
, roads all over England and Scotland.-
SThey drive about twelve riles an hour,
- including all stoppages. Irdeed, in any
s part of England, you can count upon the
Arrival of a coach with cenrainty, within
, five minutes of the time allowed. *
There are many little things all along
the road, to remind me that 1 am in a for-
eign country. The eagles no longer an-
swer my purpose. The sovereign and the
. crown have taken their places. Instead of
dollars and cents, the talk is all shillings
and pence. A different law of the road
Prevails, directly the reverse ofours. The
coachman passed all carriages on the right
handminstead of the left. A river now and
then appears. The bridges areall of stone
magnificently made. Not a house is built
of wood. All are of stone or brick. The
villages are ugly when compared with
ours. In the beauty of those of the North-
ern States, we far surpass the English.-
Window blinds and verandabs are never
seen. And then the hotels have such odd
names, and they really amuse one; for here
I have just past the Great Devil, and The
Fighting Cocks,-am bound in the coach
Bull and Mouth by the Brown Cowv and
the Hen and Chickens, to say nothing of
the Cross Foxes, the Jolly Butcher, the
SBoar's Head, and the White Crows, all
names English public houses, odd enough
to be sure. Every town in England I be-
lieve, has a George Hotel in it, to say noth-
ing of the Royal Victorias, &c. The best
hotel in a place is calledthe HEAD HOTEL,
but by what law it'has this claim, which
all acknowledge, I "cannot say, but it often
blazons the claim publicly enough.
For rhiles and miles out of London, there
is as it were, a constant succession of hous-
es. At last I could see the black cloud of
smoke that ever hovers over this immense
hive of human beings. I stretched my
eyes long before I came to the Thames, or
the Terns, as they call it here, (but these
English do not speak English as I shall
prove by and by, rascals as they are for
abusing us for our Yankeeisms,)-the far-
famed Thames-to see this river,and when
I first saw it, and that not far fror Lon-
don, it was a pretty rivulet, as we should
call it, with low banks, that the Penobscot
would take it at one gulp; and this was
the Thames, bearing on its little bosom, all
the commerce of the richest, and, except
Pekin, the greatest city in the world! Then
Windsor Castle was in sight, the residence
of the King and the royal family, with the
British flag floating over it to denote the
presence of the King, as our flag floats
over our capitol, when Congress is in ses-
But all my eyes were for London. Anon
we were engulphed in this whirlpool of
human beings, swallowed up in this migh-
ty vortex,-in the city of the growth ofe
centuries, where man has been dying for
hundreds and hundreds of years, and oth-
er men have filled the reservoir-where
battles and the plague have striven to see
which should work direst havoc with hu-,
man life, where the great dead had throng-
ed, and the mighty living were thronging,
and here am 1 one solitary man knowing
not a human being among one million and
a half like myself! And here, even here,
over the very dust of the host slain by the
plague, and the mightier host slain by
Time, palaces are up, the wild reckless
laugh is heard*-commerce is boisterously
pushing in wealth,-the beautiful lady and

gallant beau are driving with their high
and proudly decked steeds,-and the gold-
en embroidered livery of servants is flash-
ing in the sunset. Oh, there is something
painfully sad on entering such a city!-
,Where are the men who years and years
and years ago figured so lustrously, the
Kings and the Nobles, the Orators and the
Poe.ts ?-and where such men as Johnson,
and Goldsmith, and Burke, and Sheridan
and Fox are gone, with other dead within
the walls of yonder Abbey.-I am writing
this within the sound of Westminster.-
What is Fame or Wealth that this host
now boisterously trampling the streets,
should seek it thus ? Does Wellington or
Peele within the walls of St. Stephen's ei-
*Regent street is now the fashionable
street of th'e city. Here the dead who died
of the plague were buried. There the wo-
men of the town now thickly congregate.

A truce to essays. I am o4 the wing
again. You may consider m4'on the roach
to Lopdon, as entering London, mounted
on an English coach-they never say stage
here; that's a Yankeeism, t4id marks ar
American in England. Stage coach they
sometimes say-never driver but always
Scoachman. Yes, yot may consider me on
a stage coach, as being gallfpped off tc
London from Portsmouth,72 miles in 71-2
hours, including stoppages; fare 12 shil-
lings, (about $2,) without the coachman
who comes in for fifty cents more. You
see I am as particular as a guide book.-
The fact is, these are the very little things
that every body wants to learn, and there-
fore I have treasured them up-and now:
if any one will take the trouble to draw
comparisons he will see that the land mo-
tion is about the same in England as in the
Northern States, and cheaper than it is in
the Southern. Steamboat fare is dearer.
In land carriage, the English are a century
ahead of us, in comfort, expedition, cer-
tainty of motion, &c. In steamboat carri-
age, we are a little more than a century
ahead of them, and as much better as their
carriages and horses are than ours, so much
the worse are their steamboats.
One of the new sights that first strikes
an American eye is the number ofred coats
-of officers and soldiers that he meets with
in the old world. Having been in Halifax
and New Brunswick, I was partially pre-
pared for stich an expedition. The red-
coated soldiers and blue coated officers
throng the streets of Portsmouth. One
meets with them every turn he takes. In-
deed it is no wonder that the English find
little difficulty in procuring recruits, and
the best of them too-for the poor fellow
here-must have a very bad taste not to ex-
change his doubtful condition in life, and
his rags for a red broad-cloth coat, aid cap
and trimmings, with enough to eat and but
little to do.
Another of the new sights is the servants
in rich liveries. The gentlemen's servants
of England look very tnumh like our dan-
dies, and the gentlemen somewhat like our
waiters. Indeed, one's idea of propriety is
often wonderfully puzzled. These servants
are such well dressed fellows, in such fine
broad-cloth, with so many trappings, that I
have to puccer up my mouth twice before
I could ask them to do a job. I cannot
tell servant from master, and therefore I
often go wanting. Opposite my hotel in
Portsmouth, a fellow has often popped his
head out who interests me much. He has
on a powdered wig, scarlet breeches, silk
stockings, silver buckles, and a coat cover-
ed with embroidery and spangled buttons.
If I had ,not had a hint or two I should
have taken him for the Duke of Welling-
ton, He looks very like, the wig excepted,
our Major Generals of Militia on a muster-
day. It would be a long time before I
could make up my mind to ask such a
piece of furniture to do any thing in a ser-
vile way. His master whomn I have since
seen dresses very like some of'our plain
men-and herein is a lesson for many lov-
ers of fine dress-that they are playing in
America the very same part that a master
makes his livery servant play in England
--and here is another lesson too for us.--
How ridiculous is that silly imitation of
livery in the Northern States-it is well
enough in the Southern, in another condi-
tion of society-when an American livery
is such a miserable beggarly imitation of
the rich and costly dresses one sees here-
when an Englishman, too, can put on his
livery the crest of the arms of his family,
whereas we republican Americans cannot,
for the life of us, tell what families we
come from-a large majority of us having
no families at all. When we have the coat
of arms, let us don the livery, and not be-
The coachman of an English coach is
almost a fat man. Ours happens to be not
over-fat, but he is the only lean one I have

seen. We have eleven passengers outside
and four in. Four or five outside are la-
dies, arid ladies, by the way, ride outside as
well as in. The quantity of baggage-
they never say baggage inI Egngland, every
thing is luggage-is immense. A coach on
our roads would upset in a very short time
with such a load. Nor could an English
coachman drive an American coach "on an
American road. Hie would break the necks
of all his passengers in a very short time;
for such furious driving -as would answer
over a McAdamized road here, would be
ruin over our roads. *
The 'coach starts too, at the minute al-
lotted it. At every stage the horses are all
ready. The time at which .the coachman
shall be at the principal towns, is marked
upon the way bills, and the exact time of
his arrival is marked too, by the agent there.
Thus the punctaality of movement is won-.
P oeeti o-

arranging their family affairs in reference
to the approaching nuptials between their
children, miss takes it into her head to love
some other youth, arfd very naughtily de-,
termines to form a match ofher own choice
by eloping with her favorite swain ;) and
the law, breathing indulgence and human-
ity, sanctions the act.

in France the physical power has gained
the ascendency over lcw; and t Vi-
tory, the discovery has been made, that to
_patriots, cities are fortresses, and pave-
me -ts, -Uinitions. This is one of the most
glorious and dreadful discoveries of mod-
ern days-glorious in its ultimate results in
the emancipating of the world, but dread-
ful if those intervening revolutions which
man achieves in the conquest of liberty, are
without corresponding intelligence and vir-
tue for its permanent preservation.
The conquest of liberty is not difficult-
the question is, where to put it-with
whom to entrust it. If to the multitude
who achieved it, it be committed, it. will
perish by anarchy. If national guards are
employed for its defence, the bayonets
which protect it are at any moment able
to destroy it for a military despotism. If
to a republican king it be entrusted, it (will
have to be regulated by state policy, and
fed on bread and water, until the action of
her heart, and the movement of her tongue,
and te power of her arm, as under the
deadly incubus, shall cease. There-is hot
in this wide world a safe deposit for liber-
ty, but in the hearts of patriots so enlight-
ened, as to be able to judge of correct leg-
islation, and so patient and disinterested,
as to practice self-denial and self-govern-
ment for the public good.
But can such a state of society be found
and maintained without a Bible and the
institutions of Christianity ? Did a condi-
tion of unperverted liberty, uninspired by
Christianity, ever bless the world thiough-
out any considerable period of duration ? .
The power of a favoring clime and the
force of genius, did thrust up from the dead
level of monotonous despotism, the repub-
lic of Greece to a temporary liberty ; Iut it
was a patent model only, compared with
such a nation as this; and it was partial
and capricious, and of short duration, and
rendered illustrious, rather by the darkness
which preceded and followed, than by the
benign influence of its own beams.
Certainly it is Christianity which, in this
country, rocked the cradle of our liberties,
defended our youth and brought us up to
manhood. And it has been proved that'
under her auspices, three millions and
twelve millions of people may be protect-
ed and governed. But that twenty, fifty
or a hundred millions can without a vast
augmentation of her moral power over
mind, has not/yet been proved-whilst all
past analogies, and all present circumstan-
ces of our nation, announce that Christian-
ity is our best hope, and without it our de-
struction does not slumber.
During all past ages, the vast majority
of the human family, unblest by revelation,
have been idolatprs and slaves; and at the
present time, all nations upon whomin the
Sun of Righteous has not risen are crush-
ed by the grievous despotism. Day-light
is not more uniform in the track of the sun,
than civil liberty is found in the track of
Christianity and despotism in its absence.
[Beecher's Lectures.
SPITTING.--We believe we must give it
up. The English are all in a story in this
particular-and every traveller of note from
Great Gritain, for the last twenty years,
has declared the Americans to be a spit.
ting people." Even the enclosuire of the
Statute of Washington, in the State House,
vouches for the accuracy of these tra el-
lejs in this particular. We are a spitting
pile. But we were not before aware
M^1Otu" countrymen had arrived at' such
^ etion in the art of spitting, as is very
hkbpily described in the following extract
from "Reed and Matheson's" book-but
"practice makes perfect." The writer is

discribinz a scene at a Temperance meet-
ing :-[Boston Journal.
"All was sombre and silent; except that
spitting was engaging the interval, and was
so continuous as to be like rain pattering
from the roof, and so -universal as to make.
you feel that you must get wet. ] had a
man sitting next to rne who kept me con-
stantly on the look out, but while he often
made me jump, he did me no harm. These
men have surprising cleverness in spirting
their tobacco juice ; and, like good drivers,
they seem to have pride in showing how
near they can run to oan object without
touching it."
JUVENILE SIMPLICITY.-Said a little ur-
chin the other day-" George, donit you
wish you was all the world ?" Why ? '
asked his playmate. 0 then we should'nt
have to go to school, should we ?"


The Courier.,
Nearly every paper, which we take up,
contains some notice of a railway. The
North, East, West and South, all seem to be
on the move. The last year is characterized
by the number of such projects. In one pa-
per is a project for a rail road from Boston to
Albany. 1n another they propose to: unite
the waters 0 Ohio with' the Atlantic, by
means of a rail road from Cincinnati to
Charleston. In another they propose to unite
the Alabama with the Chatahoochie river,and
again with the Tennessee. Another propos-
es to construct a rail road from Nashville to
New Orleans, at an expense of more than ten
millions of dollars. Innumerable others of
less magnitude daily meet our eyei as we
glance over the pages of those heralds of
knowledge which are wafted by every breeze
to the remotest part of our country. And last,
though not least, a proposition is made to con-
nect the Atlantic Ocean wlth the Pacific by
a rail road over the Rocky Mountains. Ex-
travagant as this proposition may s-em, a
few years only will see it realized, if we go
on expanding and improving, unless, in the
mean time, the rail road car should give
place to the balloon car. Speculation fails
before the improvements of time.

The Boston Mercantile Journal contains an
interesting account of the wrecking of the
schooner James Monroe, in the Gulf Stream,
between the Florida shore and the Bahama
Bank, during a severe gale of wind on the
14th and 15th ult., whilston her passage from
N. York to New Orleans. Capt. Pilsbury
and crew saved themselves in the boat, and
were picked up two days after by a Bark,
bound to Boston. In Capt. P."'snarrative the
preservation of the vessel at one time, and
the lives of all on board, is ascribed to the
free use of oil. It ought to be generally
known that oil will prevent the combing of
the waves.
This is a fact worthy of notice, not only as
important in itself, but as a triumph of the
American philosopher, Dr. Franklin. From
noticinIg the every day incident of throwing
greasy water overboard by the cook, he was
led to the discovery, that oil would diminish
the roughness of the waves. He found that
there is much less friction of the wind when
the surface of the water is covered with oil.
In this way the mind of that truly great man
was accustomed to elicit important truths.-
America may well be proud of him. He not
only analyzed the lightning's flash and iden-
tified it, but said to the rolling billows here
shall thy proud waves be stayed," and they
obeyed him.
York Star gives an account of a most remark-
able cure from deafness, by Dr. Webster of
that city. The subject >was a young man
from Virginia, for some time an inmate of the
Deaf and Dumb Institution of New York.-
The skilful operations of Dr. Webster, almost
instantaneously restored the sense of hearing
to this unfortunate man, who had been deaf
up to that period. The left ear is entirely
restored, and the right partially. The first
effect of the impression of sound, is said to
have been exceedingly painful. In a few
days he became accustomed to it. We think
this a subject worthy the attention of the
most skilful and practical surgeons.
The number, suffering in a similar state,--
a kind of nonentity, for what can a person be,
or enjoy without hearing or language,--is
very great. In Europe it is said there are

upwards of 137,000 persons Deaf and Dumb!
The number! in the U. States is not as great
in proportion. In the Royal Dispensary for
the diseases of the ear, and for the Deafand-
Dumb at London, upwards of 9,630 patients
have been "ured, or relieved since its estab-
lishment in 1816. Dr. J. Togno, of Philadel-
phia, who has twice successfully performed
similar operations, gives it as his decided opin-
ion, that,af least one half of the deaf and dumb
individuals nowv condemned to eternal deaf-
ness, by the generally prevailing ignorance,
might be restored to hearing by an appropri-
ate treatment.

The New York Transcript thus speaks:-
The Fair.-" The cry is still, they come."
We wish some of the fair would turn their
faces this way. We would be the last to
" cry" about it. They would make this a land
of the fair," of fruits, and of flowers,-in
sooth a fairy land.
By the last advices from Liverpool, the
Hon. William T. Barry, our Minister to
Spain, is reported to have been so indisposed
at that place, as to induce the belief that he
would notreach Madrid alive.

D'Homergue has been the first to discover
the great superiority of American silk over
that of any other country, and ascertained
the fact, that, while in France it requires
twelve pounds of cocoons to produce one
pound of raw silk, eight pounds will in this
country, be amplysufficient to produce the
same quantity. Experiments made long
since in 'Georgia, it is true had given the
same result,--but they were insulated
and had excited no particular attention.-
In the Manual, published in 1828, un-!
der the authority of the House of Rep-
resentatives of the United States, the au-
thor (pages 105, 106) has inserted those
experiments in detail, as extracted from
the manuscripts of the late Col. Haber-
sham, and has subjoined similar ones made
in Franceand Italy, with their results, ex-
traicted from various writers, and those re-
sults, in general correspond with the state-
ment of M. D'Homergue ; but neither the
author nor any body else, appears to have
perceived the great advantages of Ameri-
can silk over all others although the facts
were before their eyes. The. reason is,
that it required a practical man to make
the important discovery; one well ac-
quainted with the properties of foreign
silks, and enabled by his own experience,
to take clear comparative view of them
with our own, and, decide on both.

York Herald tells a good story of a Yan-
kee who has been transformed from an ab-
olitionist to a strenuous advocate for sla-
kveiy. This Jonathan had been journeying
in the Southern States for his health, and
for the purpose of getting subscribers to a
new publication. On he went, from plan-
tation to plantation, until he arrived at the
dwelling place of a maiden lady, who own-
ed a hundred negroes-here our abolition-
ist fell sick, aani left the green bag contain-
ing the shew volume of the new publica-
tion, to rest in peace. The lady kindly
nursed her Northern visiter, until her care
and the operation of a generous climate
cured him of all his ills. He looked about
and found every thing comfortable. His
mind was made up and he assiduously
courted the old maid, until she lent an ear
to his entreaties, and our itinerant aboli-
tionist procured her hand, her heart and
her hundred negroes, at one fellf'swoop."
The anti-abolitionists say, that on this plan-
tation the negroes are a little the hardest
dealt with-of any in that neighborhood.-
Something is likewise said ofthe age ofthe
lady, and whitewashing," which we think
it unnecessary to repeat. ,

PIN MAKING.-A very ingenious inven-
tion for making pins is at present exhibit-
ing at the manufactory of R. Hoe -& Co.
in Gold-street. It is capable of making
and completely finishing eixty pins per
minute ; and it is said three or four of these
machines can be attended by one person
while in operation. When it is considered
that by the ordinary mode eight persons are
required to perfect a pin, the improvement
must be manifest. From plain wire a pin
per second is made in this way.

The race for the Presidency is likely to be
a severe one. If the number of competitors
will affect the interests of Van Buren they
are resolved it shall not be wanting. Gen.
Harrison of Ohio, is entering the list, with
considerable heering, if we may judge from
the numerous meetings which are held in the
Middle and Western States, to approve his
course. Stowed away here, we view, with
perfect nonchalance, the cheering of this and
the plaudits of that, and are often amused by
the expedients resorted to, to obtain interest
here or not to lose it there.
The result of the elections, as far as we
have heard, is as follows:
Tennessee.-From the full returns of the
election for Governor of Tennessee, it appears
that Mr. Cannon received 42,796 votes, Mr.
Carroll, (V. B.) 35,247, and Mr. Humphries
8,433 votes.
, Kentucky.-Pbur administration men and
nine Whigs, have been elected to Congress.
Rhode Island.-The administration candi-
dates, Sprague and Pearce,have been elected
by small majorities, over Burges and Cran-
ston, Whigs.
North Carolina.--Seven Whigs and six Van
Buien men have been elected.
IndManna.-Five Van Buren men and two
Whigs have been elected.
Alabama.-Mr. Clay has been elected Gov-
Vermont.-Mr. Palmer, (antimason) has
been elected Governor.
Missouri.--One Van Buren man and one
Whig have been elected to Congress.
Maine.-Dunlap, the Van Buren candidate,
has been elected by a large majority.
Georgia.-Sixty-two counties heard from,
which giveSchley (V. B.) 1,807 votes maj.
WARS.-In Tait's Edinburgh Magazine,
we have presented a frightful picture of the
devastations of war. What a lesson do the
following facts teach Within the last cen-
tury, there have been four wars, which have
cost Great Britain 1,046,400,000 sterling, or
upwards of $4,650,000,000; and in which she
lost upwards of 2,450,000 lives. In the war
commenced in 1793, Great Britain spent
750,000,000; France, 690,000,000; Aus-
tria, 220,000,000, the other states of Europe
1,012,000,000; and the United States 27,-
000,000 ; making the sum of 2,699,000,000;
or $11,994,356,000. Such was the terrible
destruction of human life, during this long
and protracted 'war, that upwards of twio mil-
lions of our fellow creatures are said to have
fallen a sacrifice, among the several bellige-
rants. What an enormous expenditure of
what we most value, treasure and life, does
War occasion! Since A. D. 1000, therehav.e
been fifty-one wars.
All the papers north of this speak of its
having been unusually cold. The Georgian
says--"',there was a frost on the 8th inst."
The Mobile Mercantile Advertiser says-
"it is rumored there were frosts in the inte-
rior last week; but we trust, if there have
been, they have been light. Severe frosts,
at this time, it is feared would do great injury
to the crops." We thought it had been cold
here. But we observe, several plum trees in
bloom, and peach trees are blossoming near
this, we learn. We suspect it was not very
cold after all.
APPOINTMENTS.-The President of the Uni-
ted States has appointed JOHN FORSYTH, Jr.,
of Alabama, to be Attorney for the Southern
District of that State, in place of John Elliott,
WILLIAM MARVIN, of New York, recently
appointed District Attorney for the Southern
District of this Territory, we observe, is on

his way to Key West to commence his duties.
The Savannah Georgian comes to us .of
late in an enlarged form, and considerably
-improved -in its appearance. The Republi-
can follows suit, it states, in a few days. We
are pleased to witness such evidences of their
prosperity and that of their city.,
The population of Buffalo, (N. Y.) is found,
by a census just taken, to be 15,573. In 1830
it was 6,321. Its population is nearly trebled
in five years. Few places can show as rap-
id an increase as this beautiful "*City of the
The Superior Court for this county will
commence its session on the first Monday in
December next, and not in November, as
was erroneously stated last week.
It has been computed, that the total amount
of property:shipped and unshipped, in the
port of London, in one year, was nearly
70,000,000 or $311,080,000.

By the last advices, Chili was subject. to,
frequent earthquakes. The inhabitants in,
their vicinity were much alarmed, and auffer-
ed greatly.


schrs. Caroline and .Amelia, high and dry; Most HORRIBLE CATASTROPHF.-It is
Olive Branch, do. do.; Thistle, do. do.; at seldom that we are called upon t0 record
Key Largo, schr. Florida, ashore, masts a more horrible or shocking occurrence
and rudder gone. The Light ship lost her than that described in the anne* extract
boats, and received other damage, and was from a letter dated Boieville, fMiss. Au-
unable to show her light for several even- gust 13.
ings. The schr Motto put into Indian Key "A most singular and tragisal incident
with loss of sails and anchors. The brig took place in this village, that has cast a
Blakely, J. F. Safford, from Portland for gloom over the spirits of a1 the citizens,
Havana, with a cargo of lumber and fish, and clothed one of our nost respectable
went ashore at Carysford Reef; a small families in mourning, preparations had
part of the cargo and crew saved, vessel been for some time making to erect a large
totally lost.' The brig Sea Drift, Hoyt, four story mill and manufactory in the east
from New York for Mobile, with a cargo part of the village, and Tuesday last was
of Dry Goods, went ashore at Key Largo, appointed for the raising. As it was a mat-
crew and cargo saved, vessel lost. The ter in which the public had taken a great
ship Mgajestic, of Boston, from N. Orleans interest, the whole population of the sur-
for Liverpool, with a cargo of Cotton and rounding country assembled, arrangements
Tobacco, went ashore near Caesar's Creek, Were made for a large dinner party, and a
and bilged; she had lost her masts and an- bough house was erected for the females.
chors, some of the cargo would be saved. With a view of surprising the women,
A Spanish brig, laden with Sugars and Se- some young men hal, the night previous,
gars, went ashore about 50 miles North of secreted in a thick trove of bushes, about
Cape Florida. The sloop Hero, from New two hundred yards from the bough house,
York for Key West, also went ashore at a nine pound field piece, heavily loaded,
the same lace, with a cargo ofDry Goods; intending to discharge it when the party
the passengers and crew were saved, the were seated at the table. Unfortunately it
vessel lost.' The fishing snack Gallant, Was pointed directly at the opening ofthe
went ashore about 70 miles South of Cape bough house.
Canaveral; crew saved, vessel lost. The Some wretch in the meantime had tak-
brig Noble, (ofBrunswick) laden with Log- en a cat, confined its legs, and placed it in
wood, went ashore about 100 miles South the gun. When the party were seated at
of Cape Canaveral; crew saved, vessel lost. the table, the cannon was fired, Mrs. Blak-
The schr. La Fayette, Snow, from Mexico eson, the wife ofthe chief magistrate ofthe
for New York, with a cargo of Logwood, village, who was at the head of the table,
went ashore 50 miles South of Cape Car- had that instant risen for some purpose,
narvoral; crew saved, vessel lost. The. when the cat struck her just below the
fishing smack Empress, from New Bed- shoulders, and passed through her body;
ford for New Orleans, went ashore about she uttered i single scream and fell lifeless
15 miles South of Cape Carnavoral; the into the arts of a lady who setnext to her
Captain and three of the crew drowned, -she was a highly accomplished and in-
one hand saved, and vessel lost. teresting lady ; and the mother of seven
children, the eldest being but six years old.
[From Bicknell's Reporter.] The cat passed over the whole length of
BANKING CAPITAL IN THE U. STATES.- the table, upsetting several decanters and
The following table, showing the amount pitchers, and its head was driven through
of Banking Capital of the various States of an inch bomrd at the east end of the bough
the Union, possesses considerable interest, house where it lodged ; and what is most
We have compiled it from the last reports extraordinary though stunned and bruised,
made to the several Legislatures of the is now alive and well.
States, and it is proper for us to mention, The authorities have offered a reward of
that since these reports were submitted, five hundred dollars for the conviction of
several new institutions have been char- the miscreant who was the author of this
tered-the Northern Bank of Kentucky, diabolical piece of mischief.-[Western
the Merchants' Bank of Baltimore, the Herald-(orRichard Adams Locke.)

By the arrival at New York of the ship
Belle, Capt. Merwin, and the Sully, Capt.
Forbes, from Havre, bring Paris papers to
the 1st and Havre to the 2d ult.
S FRArNCE.-The laws imposing addition-
al restraints on the press, introduced by
the King's Ministers immediately after the
attempt on his life, have passed the Cham-
ber of Deputies by a majority of 290.-
They have already been presented to the
Chamber of Peers where they will no
doubt also be adopted. The utmost in-
dignation is expressed by the opposition,
and even by moderate journals at the rig-
orous provisions of these laws. It is cus-
tomary, that when a law has passed the
Chamber, the President of that body pre-
sent it to the King, but in the present in-
stance the celebrated M. Dupin, President
ofthe ChamBer, declined performing the
unpleasant task, and it devolved on the
Vice-President, M.-Martin.
Thb assassin Fieschihas recovered from
his wounds. He persists in asserting that
no one but himself conceived and execu-
ted the attack on Louis Phillippe. Having
made no disclosures when his life was in
imminent danger from his wounds, it is
not probable he will now make any.
Paris is represented to be in a state of
gloomy tranquility, all the individuals con-
demned at the process monstre have left the
capital for their different places of impri-
ENGLAND.-We find in the Paris Journ-
als accounts from London to the 29th Au-
gust. The Municipal Corporations bill
had passed the House of Lords with all
the amendments made by the Conserva-
tive party. There were but five votes a-
gainst it, and these from the most violent
tory lords, who would not vote for any bill
whatever. We perceive, as we expected,
that the majority in the House of Com-
mons have renounced their intention of
withholding the supplies, and that a con-
ciliatory course will be pursued by both
parties. A conference is spoken of be-
tween the two Houses, in which some of
the most objectionable innovations shall be
given up by the Commons, though the
principle. of the Bill be preserved. The
leading prints of both parties recommend
this course. We have no doubt that in
this way, the difficulties will be removed,
in which the King would be involved by a
resignation of the present ministry before
they had carried through the House the
supplies for the public service.
The new Bill proposed by Lord Mel-
bourne for the preservation of peace in
Ireland, was rejected by the Lords on the
15th of August, by a vote of 51 to 30. By
this rejection the power of the police islefil
in the hands of the magistrates, instead of
being taken under the immediate direction
of the government. It will no doubt cause
great dissatisfaction. The object of the
Peers is to force a resignation of the Mel-
bourne ministry and a dissolution of Par-
liament, in the hope that a new election
will increase the conservative strength in,
the lower House.
The House of Commons had passed a
resolution inviting the Duke of Cumber-
land toappear before them and give ex-
planations touching his conduct in the af-
fair ofthe Orange lodges.
The duke de Nemours (second son of
the king of France) is travelling in Eng-
" land.
The Municipal Reform Bill, as amended
by the peers, was read in the House of
Commons on the 28th.
SPAIN.-The accounts from Spain con-
firm the previous accounts of the distract-
ed state of things in that country. The
Carlists retain possession of the Barque
provinces and Navarre, and no military
movements attended with decisive results,
have taken place. Independent juntas
have been established in Barcelona, Sarra-
gossa, Valencia and Murcia, which act in
concert and have an army, the command
of which it is said has been offered to Mi-
na. The views of these different juntas

are indicative of the state of anarchy into
which the country has fallen. The junta
of Barcelona demands the convacation of
constituent Cortes; and the junta of Sarra-
gossa requires the re-establishment of
Kingdom of Arragon, with its fuero.
peculiar privileges; other provinces
mand the total suppression of reli .
houses, and threaten the very existent W
their inmates, whilst others arm bfor their,
maintenance with all the superstitions they$
seek to perpetuate. On this state of third
we might indulge in almost interminable
speculations, but we forbear, for the ques-
tion of cui bono! presents itself unbidden
to the mind.

The following is taken from the Charles-
ton Gazette. It pleads most eloquently for
our rail road across the peninsula. The oth-
er papers contain few notices of wrecks.
FRoM KEY WEST.-We learn from Cap.
Walker, of the U. S. Mail Schr. Laura, ar-
rived on Saturday last, that a very severe
and destructive hurricane occurred at Key
West, and its vicinity, on the 15th Septem-
ber. The following vessels employed
on-the Florida Reef, as Wreckers, will
probably be a total loss: at Bahia, sloop
Brilliant; at Key Travanier, schr. Pizar-
ro, total loss, crew saved; at same place,

Charleston City Bank, &c., and hence, in
order to make the table complete, the
reader should add the capital of all recent-
ly chartered Banks. It will be perceived
that the banking capital of this State [Penn-
sylvania] amounts to little more than sev-
enteen millions, while in 1834 that of Mas-
sachusetts amounted to $29,409,450-and
New York has more than $31,000,000:
Maine, $2,724,000
New Hampshire, 2,454,308
Vermont, 911,980
Massachusetts, 29,409,450
Rhode Island, 7,438,848
-Connecticut, 5,708,015
New York, 31,481,461
New Jersey, 6,375,000
Pennsylvania, 17,084,444
Delaware, 2,000,000
Maryland, 9,270,091
Virginia, 5,693,500
North Carolina, 3,324,725
South Carolina, 7,331,281
Georgia, 8,034,691
Alabama, 4,308,207
Mississippi, 11,000,000
Louisiana, 33,664,755
Tennessee, 5,242,827
Kentucky, 10,000,000
Ohio, 5,986,625
Indiana, 4- 1,500,000
Illinois, 1,700,000
District of Columbia, 3,335,305
Florida, 1,000.000
Michigan, 2,250,000

- $219,250,649


In this statement, there is a material error
in the amount set down for this Territory.
The Banking capital of Florida may be thus
stated :-Union Bank of Florida, capital,
$3,000,000; Bank of Pensacola, $2,500,000;
Central Bank of Florida, $1,000,000; Bank
of West Florida, $500,000; total, $7,075,000.
In addition to which, the Southern Life In-
surance and Trust Company was chartered
by the last session of the Council, with a cap-
ital of $2,000,000, and will commence its op-
erations the- coming winter.

sus of the population in our City in August
last was taken by the Board of Health.-
There were 3434 whites and 4338 colored
persons; total 7772. Of the whites 1681
Ascertained to be males, 1653 females,
and 100 returned without designation of
sex or age. Of the colored persons,1700
are males, and 2454 are females, and 184
returned without designation of sex or age.
Of the white males, 1002 are over 15 years
of age, and 679 under. Of the white fe-
males, 998 are over 15 years of age, and
655 under. Of the colored males, 924 are
over 15 years of age, and 776 under. Of
the colored females, 1476 are over 15 years
of age and 978 under.
'The above census was taken at a season
v n a large portion of our white popula-
tion are absent, in search of business or
pleasure. If we estimate the absentees at
1500, our resident population in winter
may be set down at 9272. Transient per-
sons, however, swell this population in
winter to 10 or 11,000.-[Georgian. :

The whole sum, collected from the tolls on
the New York canals, since their opening in
the spring, to the 21st September, is one mil.
lion and seventeen thousand dollUars. Increase,
since 1834, $186,000.

The Harrisburg Reporter states the whole
amount of tolls, collected on the canals and
railways of Pennsylvania, within the present
fiscal year, up to the 12th September, to be
Holt's Hotel has been sold in the city of
New York, with its furniture, at auction for
$175,000. This property is said to have cost
upwards of $300,000. The furniture was val-
ued at $60,000.

Elias Wallen, Esq. has been appointed Post
Master in St. Augustine in the place of John
Gray, Jr. deceased.
It is reported, that the President, will al-
lude to the Slavery question in his next Mes-
sage. .
A party of gentlemen shot three bears near
this place a few days since.

AMICAS FLORIDA, it Would give us great
pleasure to admit into our columus, particu-
larly endorsed, as it is, by one whom we
would make most any sacrifice to favor.-
Still we must decline its publication.

A VETERAN "WHIP."-Mr. A. Shum-
way, of Belchertown, has driven the stage
between that town and Northampton, more
than 25 successive years! He has passed
over the road on an average, twice every
day, and after making proper deductions,
it will be found he has travelled 168 miles
per week, 8736 a year, and 218,400 miles,
during this period of time His route at
both extremities is usually before daylight
in the morning or after dark in the even -
ing, and numberless instances have occur-
red when the darkness was intense, or dur-
ing terrific storms; yet what is very re-
markable, he has never overturned his
coach, killed a horse, or met with a seri-
ous accident of any kind. When it is re-
membered that he has made more than
15,000 trips, and conveyed at least 124,000
passengers, and has neither broken a limb
nor upset his coach, surely such a man de-
serves well of his country.
[Northampton (Mass.) Courier.

DROUGHT IN FRANCE.-On the borders
of the river Seine in some places, such has
been the recent drought, that the rivers are
nearly dry and the mills obliged to cease
work, by which from to 2 to 3000-men are
thrown outofemployment. In someparts
of Brittany, from the same cause, the cider
has been given to cattle to drink, and wa-
ter sold at enormous prices.

A sweet potato which grew on the
plantation of the estate of John Hugenin,
about seven miles from this city, Weighing
ten pounds twelve ounces, was yesterday
brought to our office. It is the largest we
have seen, and doubt whether another of
equal size can be produced from any other
.section.-[Sav. Rep.
Mr. Houlton mentions, in his lecture at
the medico botanical society, a bulbous
root which was found in the hand of a
mummy where it had probably been for"
more than 2,000 years; it was put into the
ground, where it grew with vigor.
[London paper.

The Oneida county, (N. Y.) grand jurors
have presented anti-slavery publications as
^incendiary, and call upon the people to
" destroy all such publications where and
whenever they can be found."
. Gross and vulgar minds will always pay
a higher respect to wealth than to talent,
for wealth, although it be a far less effici-
ent source of power than talent, happens
to be more intelligible.

The editor of the Boston Traveller thinks
that the changeable spots now to be seen
on the sun's disk, are nothing more nor
less than the smoke from a steam engine.
It is reported thut thereare in Vermont
20,000,000 sheep, producing annually $4,-
000,000 worth of wool.

m The undersigned respectfully an-
nounces to the Public, that he in-
tends opening, early in October, the
Hotel known as PICOLATA HOUSE. The build-
ing having been greatly enlarged, will com-
fortably accommodate a numerous company,
the Rooms will be well furnished and the
Table richly supplied with the best fare the
country affords.
Picolata is situated on the St. Johns river,
forty miles above Jacksonville, and eighteen
miles West of St. Augustine; with a stage
communication, requiring only a ride of three
hours.-The climate is remarkably mild and
balmy, and being exempt from the humidity
of the sea atmosphere, has proved highly
beneficial to invalids laboring under pulmo-
nary affections.
A Steamboat running weekly between this
place and Savannah, will afford every desira-
ble facility for communication between the
two places.
With these advantages, the undersigned
hopes by his unremitted personal attention,
to render entire satisfaction tb all who may
favor him with their patron .
Picolata, E. F. Sept. 12.- 8w38
T HE subscriber is in want of cash at this
time, and would be very much- obli-
ged, if his frishds will call and settle.
Jacksornville, October 20. 3w38

A LL persons having demands against the
Estate of MJ1RY HOBKIRK, deceased,
are requested to present them dul attested,
to the undersigned, on or before the 1st day
of February next, and all personsindebted to
said Estate are requested to make immediate
Jacksonville, Oct. 1, 1835. 38tf





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


T HE Subscriber will run good Barouche
iard 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.
[l7Forty pounds baggage will be allowed
to each passenger, and for any greater weight,
one cent per pound will be charged for every
ten miles.
[tj Fare each way $5.

THE Subscriber will purchase the above
-.J-quantity of Black Moss, if delivered in
Savannah previous to 1st October, in larger
or small quantities.

In Alachua County, on the 12th inst. of
consumpin, Mrs. MARy DEWESE, aged 46
years. Sk% was a worthy member of the
methodist Episcipal Church, and in death,
had full confidence in the faith, which had
supported and cheere4"her through life.
In Augusta, Georgia, on the 14th instant,


.JL.. I

HE subscriber will hold a Justice's Court
at the Office of O. 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

LL persons having demands against the
Estate of Mrs. CLEMENTINE GNU-
TIER, dec. will present them properly attest-
ed, and all persons indebted to said Estate,,
will make immediate payment to
Jacksonville, July 25, 1835. 29tf

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

17th, schr. Gen. William Washington, Ma-
gee, from New York.
22d, schr. Saluda, Helme, from New York.
22d, steamer Florida, Hubbard, from Sa-
21st, schr. Gen.,William Washington, Ma-
gee, for Charleston.
Schr. Ariel, Richard, for St. Mary's.

R EMAINING in the Post Office at Jack-.
sol ville, Duval County, on the 30th
Sept. 1$35-and if not taken out in three
months, they will be sent to the General Post
Office as Dead Letters.

Jacksonville, August 3d, 1835.
ALL 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

ON ROUTE NO. 2471.
Leave St. Marys every Wednesday, at2P.'M.
Arrive at Pablo every Thursday, by 7 P. M.
Leave Pablo every Friday, at f A. M.
Arrive at St. Augustine same day, by 6 P. M.
LeaveSt. Augustine every Monda at 5 A. M.
Arrive at Pallo 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 Jacksonville every Friday, at 5 A. M.
Arrive At 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 day, at 1 P. M.
Arrive at Pablo same day by 7 P. M.
Jacksonville July 31st. 1835. :

Sarah A. Broward,
Mary Broward,
John Browarol,
William Blouat,
M. Bowroson,
Edgar S. BarroWs,
C. A. L. Bolive,
Oran Baxter, q\
Nancy Bellamy,
Eliza Bellamy,
Arthur Burney.
Rachel Christe,
George Colt. 2
Wm. S. Donaldson. \
Chandler S. Emory.
Col. Fleming, 3
Charles E. Flinn,
Josiah Fogg. ,
D. S. Gardiner,
Josiah Gates.
Joshua Hickman,
Reubin Hogans,
Charlotte Hall,
Isaiah D. Hart, 3,
Clerk Super. Court. 4
Joseph B. Lancas-

Thomas T. Moody.
M. E. J. North,
Russell Ormon.
Neil McPherson,
William Perry,
George Pindarvis.
Henry Reilly,
Francis Richard, 3
William B. Ross,
John Rose,
Robert Robinson,
John or Jonathan
Edward H. Sams, 3
Gurney Smith, 2
,Benandina Sanchez,
D. Sanchez,
Micajah Simmons,
Mary Smith,
Caroline Searse.
Jane Tucker, 2
Sarah Tucker.
Thomas Underwood.
George Waltom, 3
Andrew Welch, 2
Gabriel Waters,
John T. Williams,
Charles Willey,
Timothy Wightman.
4 Y
Henry young.

Santly situated, and healthy, on the St.
Johns' river, in Duval county, Florida, four
miles above 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 termsof sale. '
Jacksenville, Aug. 17. 4w31



HERE will be a regular conveyance for
passengers once a week from St. Mary's
Geo., by Pablo to 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', and 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.
gECThe 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 succeed
ding Sunday. 6m3

-4---re gl

John Lawton.
William Morgan,
David McKees,
Thomas Moody,


THE undersigned Commissioners give no-
Stice, that pursuant to the Act entitled
" An Act to amend an Act toincorporate 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 Road
into execution.
By the 8th Section of this amendatory Act,
the subscribers for stock heretofore taken,
have prior right to subscribe for the same
amount of Stock on the New Books. -
Jacksonville, March 31, 1835. 14

OTICE is hereby given, that a meeting
of 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 said Company, by choosing Directors,
and transacting such other business as may
come before said meeting.
Boston, Aug. 19. 6w34

Y virtue of two writs of Fi. Fa. Issued
out of a Magistrate's Court, and to me
directed, I will expose to public sale on Sat-
urday, the 7th day of November next, be-
tween the usual hours of sale, in front of the
Court-house, in the town of Jacksonville, all
the right, title, and interest, of Elizabeth
Henadricks, and as administratrix of the es-
tate of Ezekiel Hudnal, deceased, in and to,
a certain tract or parcel of land, lying and
being in the County of Duval, and bounded
on the South by St. Johns river, on the West
by Hogan's Creek, and on the North and
East by vacant lands, and contains two hun-
dred and fifty acres, by estimation ; at present
in the occupancy of Col. James Dell; levied
on as the property of the said Elizabeth Hen-
dricks, and as administratrix, Sc. at the suit
of S. Streeter.
September 30, 1835. 5w36
HE sale of the Cattle to be surrendered
to the United States, by the Seminole
Indians, under the 6th Article of the Treaty
of the 9th of May, 1832, with that Tribe, will
commence at Flotard's place, on the road
leading from Micanopy to Tampa, about 12
miles from the Seminole Agency, on the 1st
day of December ensuing, .and at Volucia,
on the right bank of the St. Johns river, on
the 15th day of the same month, and be con-
tinued from day to day, until the whole that
may be surrendered at those places respec-
tively, shall be sold.
Sales will be made to the highest bidder,
and prompt payment required from purchas-
ers, in every case.
It is probable that a considerable number
of Indian Ponies, or horses, .will be offered at
private sale or public auction, at the times
and points assignated.
Supt. Seminole Rem.
Seminole Agency, Floridg, 4th Oct. 1835.

ITHE subscribers having disposed of all
their stock of goods to Mr. WILLIAM
RIDER, and having taken the store lately oc-
cupied by them, they cheerfully recommend
their customers to patronize him.
Mr. Rider is fully authorised to settle all
our Book accounts contracted in our* store
business. Those indebted to us either by
note or book account, are requested to call at
hts store and pay the same without delay, or
suits will be commenced.
Jacksonville, Sept. 17th, 1835. 35tf

Y An act passed by the Legislative Coun-
cil of this Territory, at its last session
and approved by the Governor, Feb. 14th,
1835. the Subscribers were appointed Com-
missioners to open Books and receive sub-
scription for the stock of a Bank to be loca-
ted in this Town, to be called THE BANJK
In pursuance of which the Subscribers
hereby give notice, that the Books for Sub-
scription for the stock in said Bank, will be
opened in this Town, at the Counting-Room
of Messrs. Blanchard & Rider, corner ot
Bay and Liberty streets, at 10 o'clock, A. M.
on the fourth day of May next.
Jacksonville, E. F. April 2d,1835.

By George K. Walker, Secretary, and A.cting
Governor of Florida.
W^THEREAS, an Electionr was held on the
V first Mon-day in May, 1-35, for the
election of a Delegate to the next Congress
of the United States, for the Territory of
Florida: and whereas at said election, JOSEPH
M. WHITE received a greater number of
votes than any other individual, as appears
by the returns legally made to me :
Now, therefore, in pursuance. of law, I do
hereby proclaim the said Joseph M. White,
duly elected the Delegate from this Territory
to the next Congress of the United States.
Given under my hand this 28th day of
August, A. D. 1835. G. K. WALKER.

RANAWAY from the subscri-
ber, about two months since,
his two negro fellows, George
and John. George, a South
S Carolinian born, is about 40
years old, of the middle size,
~iji ,,l well built, he stammers so
,.m much that at times it is diffi-
cult to understand what he says.
John, an African born, is about 28 years
old, middle size, stout, fat, and of a very black
complexion. Both jobbing carpenters. Those
two negroes are probably lurking in the
neighborhood ofWhitesville, on Black Creek,
Duval County, E. E., where they have their
wives. George at Mr. S. Y. Garey's and John
at Mr. Brown's.
The above reward will be paid by Mr.
Francis Gue, Merchant in St. Augustine-
thirty dollars on the delivery in the jail of
'said city of each of said negroes; besides the
reasonable expenses incurred to bring them
there, or on the delivery to the person sent
to receive them at any place where they may
be secured with the proper information giv-
en, to that effect to the said Francis Gue.
St. Augustine, Jldy 1. 29

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 coun-
He pledges himself, that all business en-
trusted to his care, shall receive prompt and
diligent attention.
I Jacksonville, July 15, 1835. 29tf

P11 gently occupied by E. A. Co-
HEN, Esq. will be rented on fair
terms. It is a good stand for business, and
possession can be had immediately.
Apply to C. READ, near the premises.
Mandarin, August 3, 1835. 29tf


Jacksonville, Feb. 2.

I WILL hold a Magistrates 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,
O. M. Dorman Esq. will be punctually at-
tended to. S. STREETER,
Justice of the Peace.
June 17. 25


RIDER'S stock of Gdbds in this place,
and taken the store recently occupied by
them, I calculate to replenish the stock with
such articles as may be wanted to. have a
good assortment for this market.
:j Purchasers will find it for their interest
to call as above.
UPay on delivery of the goods.
Jacksonville, Sept. 8, 1835. 35tf

Savannah, June 17.

f $100 REWARD.
SCAPED from the Jail of Monroe Coun-
ty, Southern District of 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 native of New Hartford, (Con.)
a mariner, and has been for several years in
command of 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 cast guilty look, dark sallow complex-
ion, but trom close confinement for several
months had become/ somewhat pale, has a re-
markable scar on his head and some scars
about jis 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.

WO Copper Stills, nearly new; one.con-
taining two hundred gallons, with a
heater of the same capacity; the other con-
taining fifty gallons, which will be disposed
of at terms advantageous to the purchaser.
For further particulars inquire of O. BuD-
INGTON, Esq. Whitesville, or at this office.
Jacksonville, May 6. 19tf

S hereby given, that the Books for receiv-
ing subscriptions to the capital stock of the
TRUST COMPANY," will be opened at the
office of Thomas Douglas, Esq. in the City
of St. Augustine, on the second day of No-
vember next, at 10 o'clock, A. M. and will
be kept open from time to time by adjourn-
ment, until the whole of the stock shall be
subscribed; not exceeding thirty days.
June Sd, 1835. 23

N a small family a goad 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.

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

-.- -oW Ai N 1,iM8 I INUMk
Li milmt~a, rom\-!^Al'=^l



ILL run once a week from Savannah
to Picolata, touching at Darien, St.
Mary's, and Jacksonville.
R. & W. KING,
Agents at Savannah.
Freight payable 'by shippers. All slave
passengers must be cleared at the Custom-
Conveyances for St. Augustine, in readi-
ness at Picolata.
July 1, 1835.

MORNING.-At the morning's dawn, when
nature, refreshed by the dews of night,
smiles around and revives afresh, she cries
aloud-' O, mortal! Why art thou a prey
to care anxiety ? Is not God thy father?
Shall he who made thee forsake his child ?
The term of thy existence is not confined
to thy pilgrimage on earth, it extends to
eternity !'

ERRORS OF THE PRESs.-And you can't
think what havoc these demons sometimes
choose to make of one's sense, and what's
worse, of one's rhymes. But a week or
two since, in my ode upon Spring, which
I meant to have made a most beautiful
thing, where I talk'd of the dew drops
from the freshly blown roses!" the nasty
things made it" from freshly blown noses!"
And once, when to please my cross aunt,
I had tried to commemorate some saint of
her clique, whold just died, having said he
"had taken up in heaven his position,"
they made it, he'd-" taken up to heaven his
physician!"-[Moore's Fudges in England.

FEMALE LOGIc.-"Ah, Eliza, (said a
minister to a member of his class, whose
ringlets attracted his eye,) you should not
waste your precious time in curling your
hair; had God intended it to be curled, he
would have done it for you."
Indeed, (said the witty girl,) when I
was a child hedid curl it for me ; but now
I am grown un, he thinks I can do it my-
self." ,
A GRAVE AFPAIR.-A lad was one day
despatched to the house of a clergyman to
request him to attend a funeral. He arri-
ved almost breathless, and said to the par-
son, "Dad watts you to come up and
preach a funeral Make a prayer, you
mean; but who'A dead ?" My little broth-
er !" Indeed!i!ow old was he ?" He
want no year ould," said the urchin, he
died a borning!"-[Norfolk Advertiser.

The,"following speech" says the New
Haven Herald, was lately delivered in
Church street.-" I wish there \wan't a
Bank in oblivion: d---n the things, they
are the greatest curse that ever was cur-
tailed upon the human race."

There is much force in the moral of this
old fable:-"A man had the choice of
committing the least of three offences-
murder, robbery, or drunkenness. He
chose the latter, got drunk, and then com-
mitted the other two."

Bill Jones," said a bullying urchin to
another lad,"" the next time I catch you
alone I'll flog you like any thing." "Well,"
replied Bill, 1 aint often much alone, I
commonly have my legs and fists with me."

Plenty is but a degree short of profu-
sion : decent frugality is the best method
to attain the confidence of wise men.

--- -~~----~ 1

THE SUBSCRIBER, having purchased
The Southern .Agriculturalist from its lata
Editor and proprietor, Mr. John D. Legare,
solicits the support of the friends of Agricul-
ture, and of th,e interests connected with it,
throughout the Southern States. He has
published this work for Mr. Legare from its
commencement, in the year 1828, and he is
thus practically acquainted with the mode in
which it should be conducted. Its publica-
tion will be continued on the same terms and
in the same manner as heretofore with such
improvements as his experience may suggest..
As the subscriber is solicitous to make this
Journal the vehicle for dissemmninating useful
information, not only with regard to estab-
ished systems of husbandry, but also experi-
mental efforts in Agriculture and Horticul-
ture, he invites free and unrestricted commu-
nication from all persons occupied in these
pursuits. Let no one imagine that solitary
facts or isolated experiments are too trivial to
be communicated. All systematic knowl-
edge is but the aggregate of humble particu-
lars; and Science, in every department, is
brought to perfection, not through the instru-
mentality of a single extraordinary mind, but
by the contribution of particulars by many
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 Southerp 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-
culturalist" in some measure supplies the'
place of the Southern Review, so far as re-
gards the' circumstances last alluded to. If
serves as a Register not Husbandry, but also of facts relating to our
system of Slavery. The subjects of the deci-
plinea the treatment, the characters of our
Slaves, are fairly suited to its pages, and
constitute topics-as interesting and important
as any which can engage either our own" at-
tention or the attention of those abroad, who
feel a legitimate interest in our conceos.
The subscriber begs leave, in conci.sion,
to remark, that if he had npt 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-
ters. He confidently now leaves this matter
in their hands, feeling a full assurance that
there is wanting on the part of our Planters,
neither the liberality nor merital 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

ARY GAZETTE.--Volume Fourth.
Published every week, by
The work will be published weekly, each
number containing eight large quarto pages.
-equal to sixty duodecimo pages-of miscel-
laneous and original matter, printed on supe-
rior white paper, with perfectly new type. A
handsome title page and correct index will
be furnished, and'the work at the end of the
year, will form an excellently printed volume
of four hundred and sixteen pages, equal to
three thousand duodecimo pages.
The volume will contain twenty-six pieces
of music for the Piano Forte, &c. equal to
one hundred of common sheet music, which
could not be purchased separately for less
than five dollars; and the publisher is deter-*
mined to procure the simple rather than the
complex and difficult.
Although the publisher places no depen-
dance whatever, in the support of it, as a lite-
rary paper, from its engravings, yet there will
be presented occasionally, plates from copper
and wood of beautiful workmanship and fin-
ish. Already have appeared a beautifully
engraved portrait of James Fenimore Cooper .
executed on steel, and a chaste vignette title

page, engraved on copper. )
Its contents will be various and spirited, as
,there will be a general record of Occurren
ces, Statistics, Obituary notices, &c. &c. in
addition to the Tales, Legends, Essays, Trav-
elling, Literary, Fugitive and Historical
Sketches, Biography, Poetry, &c. making an
elegant paper for the parlor, and for the lover
of polite literature, as contributions will be
secured from some of the most popular Ame-
rican authors.
The work will be printed as woeand con-
tain as much reading matter asJW similar
quarto paper now published in le United
States; and it can safely and truly be called
the cheapest journal of the kind.
TFrMs-Three dollars per annum, as the
paper is firmly established-to be paid in ad-
vance. Two dollars for six months, to be
paid in advance.
Boston, 1834. 1

Real Estate and Merchandize Broker, No. 26,
Exchange-street, Boston, Mass.
W ILL attend to the selling and buying
of Real state, in egry part of the
United States. People desirous of emigrat-
ing from one part of the Union to another,
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.

T HE Subscriber has on hand, and offers
for sale, on reasonable terms, the follow-
ing articles, viz.
Broadcloths, Sattinetts, Negro Cloths,
white and yellow Flannels, bleached and
brown Check, striped and plaid Homespuns,
Calicoes, Silks, Gloves, Liners, Imported
Ginghams, Cambrics, Silk Hdk'fs. Bominba-
zettes, Oznaburgs, Burlaps, &c.
Lamps, Candlesticks, Gurs, Axes, Adzes,
patent Augurs, Door Bolts. Knob Latches,
Butts, Screws, Brass KnobsHoes, Sad Irons,
Pad-Till-Chest-Trunk-Gun Closet-
Brass port pad-Knob and Mortice Locks,
Knob Latches, Powder Flasks, Pocket Steel-
yards, Bed Keys and Screws, Chest Hinges,
Cork Screws, Hand and cross cut Saws,
Knives and Forks, Brittania-Plated Table
and Tea Spoons, Iron Squares, Pocket Com-
passes, Drawing Knives, Braces, Socket
Chisels, &c.
Coffee, Tea, Loaf and Brown Sugars,
Champaigne, MaderiA-- Claret-,Port and
Malaga Wines, Spices, N. E. Rum, Ameri-
can Gin, Holland Gin, Brandy, Soap,,Tabac-
co, Flour, Corn, Rice, Pilot Bread, Butter
Crackers, Beef, Pork, Codfish, Mackerel,
Butter, Lard, Cheese, Figs, Almonds, Rai-
sons, Apples, Hums, Bologna Sausages,
Onions, &c. &c.,
Drugs and Medicines, Paints, Crockery
and Glass Ware, Powder and Shot, Shoes,
Boots, and a great variety of articles to nu-
merous to mention.
N. B.-CASH paid for Cotton, Hides, Deer
Skins, Tallow, Furs, Beeswax, Moss, Deer
Horns, &c. H. H. P.
Jacksonville, Jan. 15, 1835. 3tf

"Rural life seldom fails to accomplish
onie object,-it softens the heart. It awak-
ens the affections, and leads to contempla-
tion. God made the country, and Man
made the town.'* In the former, there are
no artificial wants, prejudices, or fashions,
all is cordiality, comfort and peace. We
look abroad upon the solemn hills, the
shining streams, and waving woodlands
and we feel that God is there!-His hand
placed the mountain on its throne, and
rolled around its crown of misty glory, his
breath fills the blue vault that swells above,
until immensity, as it were, is visible; and
his smile is shadowed only in. the sun-
beams which traverse those abysses of
mystery. How majestic is the coming of
a summer storm! We sit at the window
of some rural mansion, to which we have
fled from the thick air and heat of the me-
tropolis; we see the far-off clouds arise
like giant forms against the horizon, with
spears of fire and robes of purple and gold;
then, as by some sudden alchemy, they
melt into a mass of solid gloom, from
whose bosom the lightning darts its vivid
love of ornament is the pulling passion of
the sex. So it has ever been, and so it
ever will be. There's not a woman that
lives who does not regard the matter of
dress as a most important consideration.-
Even the old and decripit, or the young
and the unseemly, will try on a dashing
bonnet or a handsome shawl with the flut-
ter of the heart that speaks plainer than a
thousand words the delight it occasions.
This is partly the result of education and
habit. The first toy a girl generally gets
is a doll, and the first.thing she learns is to
dress it in the most attractive manner.-
These infantile idols are kept clothed in
rich vestments, and the little Worshipper
learns the value of such externals by their
influence upon herself. To aid this im-
pression, the mother, the nurse, and the
governess, use their best endeavors, by
making a new sash or' a pretty cap the-
most desirable rewards, and the resump-
tion of a cast-off frock or a soiled pair of
shoes the most dreaded punishments. As
the child increases in years, the knowledge
that superiority in dress is the passport to
general admiration gains strength. The
girl views it as a means of ensuring atten-
tion, and the woman relies upon its assist-
ance to strengthen her power over the
other sex, or increase her influence with
her own. Dress is the pivot on which
every feminine action must turn.

professor of the art of legerdemain, played
off a trick upon a barber the other day,
which greatly disconcerted him. He went
into his shop to be shaved, and after the
operation was over, asked how much he


HE above company take this method of
informing the public that they have
purchased two Steamboats, the MACON
and EXCEL, 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 eich. The
company have been at great expense to place
this line of steamboats in the Ocmulgee and
Altamaha and rivers,would respectfully solicit
the patronage of the public. This line will
be a great facility for merchants who wish to
ship their goods by the way of Savannah ot
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

HE Subscriber has for sale the following
articles of merchandise.
Superior qua ity Blankets from $4 50 to
$5 50 per pair.
A good quality Negro cloth 37 1-2 c. pr yd.
Irish Linen from 50 c to $1.00.
Best plaid Homespuns 7 yds. for $1.00,
3-4 Homespuns unbleached 10c per yard,
Superior fancy stripes 18 3-4c.
Silk h'dkfs from 50c to $1 50,
4-4 unbleached Shirting 13c per yard by
the piece, or 6 y'ds for one dollar by retail,
Shirting bleached from 13c to 25c pr yd,
Fancy dress and furniture calicoes from
13c to 25c per yard by the piece,
Sattinetts from 87 1-2c to $1 25 superfine,
Superfine cloth $4 50 per yard,
White and red flannels from 371-2c to
62 1-2c per yard,
Bed ticking from 18 3-4c to 25c per yard,
Musquito netting, ood quality $1 25 pr ps.
A good assortment of fancybeltribbands-
shirt buttons-silk-sewing silk-ball and
spool thread-writing paper-superior do.-
ladies white hose--horn and wood combs-
silk and cotton umbrellas-and a good as-
sornment of
[j'The above articles are of the best quali-
ty, and will be sold for a small advance, for
cash or produce.
Jacksonville, Jan. 22. 4tf

AMES H. COOKE, No. 100, Broadway,
New York, offers for sale every kind and
quality of Sofas-Sideboards-Secretaries-
Book Cases-Tables of all descriptions-
Chairs of every quality-High post and
French Bedsteads of Mahogany and Maple--
Hair and Moss Mattrasses-Feather Beds-
Looking Glasses-Carpets-and a full 'as-
sortment of every thing necessary to furnish
a house.
April 7. '3wl5



HE Subscriber offers for sale for cash, or
prime Negroes, or good acceptances,-
the following tract of fine Live Oak ham-
mock land on St. Palo 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. HART, or
Jacksonville, Jan. 29. 4tf

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. 10tf

was to pay. Thne answer was "'a five pen- SUNDAY M3ORNING NEWS.
ny bit," whereupon Mr. Adrien put into r-HE Sunday Morning JNews has now been
the barber's hand, to all appearances a half L before the public for upwards of three
dollar. The barber felt the money, but months, and if any criterion can be drawn
could not see it, and upon being asked for from the number of its patrons and subscrib-
the change replied that he did not get the ers, it has met with a flattering acceptance,
half dollar." "Never mind," said the Ma- and the principles it has been guided by in
gician, "here's another," which he caused its management, have been approved and
also to disappear from the barber's hand sanctioned. As a consequence of its increas-
in so mysterious a manner, that the latter ed circulation, its advertising friends have
thought ms ustave'rop ,ant aftercome toward in large numbers; and,as it may
thought it must have dropped, and after now be considered fairly afloat, and rising on
looking about for it on the floor, said in the tide of public favor, it affords an admira-
great amazement, he could not tell what ble vehicle for the dissemination of such in-
had become of it. "It is in yomr. pocket," telligence as those engaged in business wish
said Mr. Adreie This was denied by the to communicate to their correspondents and
other who considered it as an imputation customers.
against his Uoeasty, but upon searching, to The number of papers supplied to casual
his great amtuaeinent he found both the enquirers, in addition to the regular subscri-
half dollars. Not knowing what to make bers, on Sundays, is very great, and is con-
of it, and being greatly confused, he said, stantly increasing; which is another proof of
"indeed Sir, I did not do it on purpose. popular approbation, and a sign of the attrae-
"indeed Sir, I did not do it on purpose." tive character,of its general and miscellane-
TTIL*u j ^-. t rous contents.
There are a thousand anecdotes told of ous contents.
Under these favorable circumstances the
Willard, of the 4&y Hotel, but we we can Sunday Morning News will proceed with re-
add another that has never appeared in doubled confidence and energy, in laboring
type.-A4f-Hoosher frpn Indiana, walking to gratify the curiosity and taste of the pub-
into the rote one day, and stepping up to lice, in all the various items of intelligence
the bar', called for a glass of brandy and which form the staple of a weekly journal.-
water. Willard, with his customary suav- The man of business will be sure to find
ity, immediately handed him the decanter therein the most recent and correct informa-
and a tumbler, and the gentleman helped tion upon the state of the foreign and domes-
himself. HIe filled the tumbler nearly full tic markets, the current of business, the arri-
of" strong water" with but a small sprinkle val -of vessels, and every thing connected
of the Manhattan, and emptied the whole with mercantile affairs; the politician will
of the Manhattan, and emptied the whole meet with a faithful abstract of the move-
at a draught. Willard looked aghast. The ments of parties, with legislative proceedings
Hoosher forked up his shilling, and was here, together with details of the political
astonished when Willard returned him a operations on the continent of Europe and
sixpence and three cents change, every; other quarter of the globe: the lover of
Hall6, stranger! You don't go to pre- varied and diversified reading will find the
tend to say, they only charge three cents "a means of gratifying his-appetite as copiously
glass for liquor, at the City Hotel ?" supplied as possible; while the admirers of
"No," answered Willard, "we retail it literature will be sure to discover something
at a shilling a glass, but when we sell it at to suit their tastes, in the choicest extracts
wholesale we make a discount!' from native and foreign periodicals, and in
The Hoosher wilted like a baked ale the contributions of popular and approved
The Hoosher wilted like a baked appl writers. The tone preserved throughout, will
and evaporated in a cold sweat. be that of scrupulous morality, so that the
[New York Times., most fastidious shall have nothing to object
to on this 'score-and the wish of the proprie-
THE EFFECTS OF SUDDEN JOY.-The tor, as it has been and will continue to be his
castle of Huttledorf has recently been dis- duty.as well as his desire, shall be to unite
posed of by lottery. It was won by a in its columns in well arranged and digested
young student at Munich, named Adam order, all that is sound and elegant in litera-
Deblitz. The Observateur de Munich ture, amusing in art, instructive in the scien-
states, that on hearing of his success he ces, and necessary for a correct appreciation
ran through the streets in'such a state of of passing events.
agitation as to lead to the belin f that he The popularity now enjoyed by thisjournal,
agiad a to ea, d to wevelee will be theiest guarantee for a careful adhe-
was mad. He has, however, recovered to rence to thiein meansby which it was acquired;
share his fortune with a young female, to and the patronage hitherto extended towards
whom he had been ardently attached, but it, the most flattering encouragement to a
could not marry in consequence of their perseverance in the same course.
mutual want of fortune. New York, August 16.

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

Of useful and Entertaining Knowledge, to be il-
lustrated by numerous Engravings.
HE success which has attended the pub-
lication of the best Magazines from the
English Press, has led to preparations for is-
suing a periodical more particularly adapted
to the wants and taste of the American pub-
lic. While it will be the object of the pro
prietors to make the work strictly what its
title indicates, it will,/nevertheless, contain
all articles of interest to its patrons, which
appear in foreign Magazines.
Extensive preparations have been entered
into, both with Artists and Authors, to fur-
nish, from all parts of the Union, drawings
and illustrations of every subject of interest,
which the publishers confidently believe will
enable them to issue a work honorable to its
title and acceptable to the American People.
The American Magazine is published
monthly-each number containing between
forty and fifty imperial octavo pages, at Two
DOLLARS per annum, payable in advance.
It comprises-Portraits and Biographical
Sketches of distinguished Americans ; Views
of Public Buildi*s, Monuments, and im-
provements; Landscape scenery-the bound-
less variety and beauty of which, in this
country, will form an unceasing source of in-
struction and gratification; Engravings, and
descriptions of the character, habits, &c. of
Birds, Beasts, Fishes, and Insects, together
with every subject connected with the Geo-
graphy, History, Natural and Artificial re-
sources of the country, illustrated in a familiar
and popular manner. .
n Boston Bewick Company.
No. 47, Court Street.
l]y Editors of Newspapers throughout the
United States, who will publish the foregoing
Prospectus, and notice the contents of the
Magazine from time to time, shall be entitled
to the first volume., z
Any person remitting the Agent, by mail,
post paid, Ten Dollars, shall receive six
copies for one year-and continued as long
as the money is regularly forwarded.
A liberal price will be paid for appropriate
and well written articles, or drawings, illus-
trative of national subjects, possessing in-
terest. Subscriptions received at this office.
Dec. 25, 1834 1

A GREAT BARGAIN is offered, in the
sale of a New Sugar Mill, from West
Point Foundry; diameter of Centre Roller,
two feet two and a half inches, and two outer
ones, one foot ten and one-fourth inches-
with Iron cogs, points, &c, as also a set of
Kettles from the noted Foundry in Scotland,
known by name of the Carran Foundry, war-
ranted and proof, as malleable Iron. The ca-
pacity of the grand Kettle is three hundred
gallons, and proportioned, or graduated to
sixty gallons, being four to the set; all of
which, with Coolers, Vats, and a Cistern to
contain thirty hogsheads of Syrup, will be
disposed of, if applied for shortly, for at least
twenty-five per cent below cost.
A line directed to E. B. COX, on Sidon
Plantation, McIntosh County, Georgia, (as
Manager,) will be attended to.
March 12. 4wll


Tallahassee.March 8thl, 1835.
Y an act passed 21st November, 1829, it
is provided that all Bons executed by
Auctioneers, shall be forwardedby the Judge
of the County Court to the Treasurer of the
Territory of Florida; and thatall Auctioneers
shall quarterly in each year commencing on
the 1st of January, transmit to the Treasurer
under oath, taken before some Judge, a copy
of all sale effected by him, with the amount
and at what time and place, and fcr whom
the same was made. Now, all Auctioneers
are required to take notice of said law, and
conform to it, or suits upon their Bonds must
be instituted. Judges of the County Courts
are requested without delay, to forward,
droperly certified and approved, the Bonds of
Auctioneers in their possession.
Treasurer of the Territory of Florida.