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The truth is, the more quietly and peace- t
ably we get on, the better-the better for t
ourselves and the better for ur neighbors.
In nine cases out of ten the wisest policy V
is, ifa man cheats you, to qut\t his compa- o
pany ; if he slanders you, tale care so to a
live as that nobody will believe him ; no a
matter who he is, or how hepisuses you, (
the wisest, way is, generally, Ijust let himn
alone. There is nothing better than this s
cool, calm, quiet way of dealing with the t
wrongs we meet.-[Trenton Etporium. C

It is spring-Nature has put on all her
charms and has decked the fields with
flowers and blossoms, exhaling the most
delicious perfume. All is gay and joyous
-see yon brilliant flower, a well watered
plant,it has sprung up in majesty and love-
liness. The dying wind plays through its
expanded foliage, breathing a melody soft
as the whispered music of Eolian harp-
and stealing and giving odour. But the
season passes away, and succeeds. The
scene is changed into a dark and dreary
waste, and the fragment flower broken
from the stem, lies faded, and scentless on
that ground. Such is man, such is cruel
fate, the destiny-brought into the world
by a kind and benificient Creator, his young
heart is elate with the blossorts of fancy-
and he seems daily to be springing into a
new existence, merely to enj)y happiness
in all its ecstacy-h0 is tend-ily alive to
every impulse of friendship acd love-he
is cheered by the whispers of hope, and
fortune smiles upon him.
But remorseless time passe on; and
mows down each bud ofyouthil fancy.-
Disappointments storm and sorow's flood
complete the wreck, rolling tlB dark tide
of desolation over his once enchanting
prospects. In all the various scenes in
which he may oct his part in the grand
drama of life,---the fate of manis material-
ly the same whether ambition beckons him
up the steep ascent, or whether he loiters
along through voluptuous patis of pleas-
ure-whether the votary of vitue and sci-
ence, or the child of ignorane, and the
worker of iniquity,-he is but the creature
of a day-with the morning he rises young
and vigorous-at noon he is powerful and
brilliant, and at eve where is he ? In dark-
ness so impenetrable that eye cannot fath-
om or theory explain it. His friends follow
him to the silent tomb, and perchance drop
a tear, as they lay his cold relics beneath
the green sod-but. do the birds sing less
sweetly, does the sun shi'e less brightly
because a worm of the dust, to dust is re-
turned? No, the tears that mourn are
soon dried. In a few short months, mem-
ory regardeth not the departed; and his
place is filled by a successor, who in his
turn feels keenly the blasts of misfortune
and the thousand natural shocks that flesh
is heir to, until death comes to his relief,
and hie too is buried in oblivion,-ambitious
life and labors are all vain.
WESTMINSTER ABEY. ,
BY WASHINGTON IRVI1G.
1 rose and prepared to leav6 the Abbey.
As I descended the flight of'Steps which
led into the body of the building, my eye
was caught by the shrine of Edward the
Confessor, and I ascended the small stair-
case that conducts to it, to take from thence
a general survey of this wilderness of tombs.
The shrine is elevated upon a kind of plat-
form, and close around it are the sepulchres
of various kinds of queens. From this em-
inence the eye looks down between pillars
and funeral trophies to the chapels and
chambers below, crowded with tombs,
warriors, prelates, courtiers and statesmen,
lie mouldering in their beds of darkness."
Close by me stood the great chair of coro-
nation, rudely carved of oak, in the barba-
rous taste of a remote and Gothic age.-
The science seemed almost as if contrived,
with theatrical artifice, to produce an ef-
fect on the beholder. Here was a type of
the beginning and the end of human pomp
and power; here it was literally but a step
from the throne to the sepulchre. Would
not one think that these incongruous me-


mentor had been gathered together as a
lesson to living greatness! to show it, even
in the moment of its proudest exaltation,
the neglect and dishonor to which it must
soon arrive; how soon that crown which
encircles its brow must pass away, and it
must lie down in the dust anc disgraces of
the tomb, and be trampled upin by the feet
of the meanest of the multitude. For,
strange to tell, even the graje is here no
longer a sanctuary. There is a shocking
levity in some natures, which leads then
to sport with awful and, halbwed things,
and there are base minds, which delight to
revenge on the illustrious dead the abject
homage and grovelling servility which they
pay to the living. The coffin of Edward
the Confessor has been broken open, and
his remains despoiled, oftheir funeral or-
naumeits; th!l eptre has been stolen from.


PUBLISHED ONCE.A WEEK BY
CURRIER* ;
TERMs-:4 per year,.payabje half,, arly
in advance.---Single papers 19 cents..
Advertisements inserted, and contracts
made for yearly advertising, on reAbable
terms. No advertisement will be insoyted:
unless paid for in advance.
All communications bv-tail may,.e .ad-
dressed to L. CURIR, P usher oft, ou4
ier,--7postage in all casO, il be'paid

FLORIDA. '
.Newnansville-Joseph R. Sanchez.
Spring Grove--J. Garrison, Esq. P. M.
Mandarin-E. A. Cohen, Esq. P. M.
GEORGIA.
St. Mary's-A. Doolittle, Esq. P. M.
Savannah-S. Philbrick, Esq.
Macon-Edmund Russell.

MY WIFE, MY CAT, AND ME.
Let winter come, with chilling look,
And strip the summer bower;
He cannot rob me of my book,
Or philosophic hour;
Yes, let him come, with aspect chill,
The leaves strip from the tree,
There's three that can be happy still!
My Wife--my Cat-and Me.
The storm may howl, the snow may fall,
The frost may glitter bright;
I heed them not, while on the wall
The hearth fire shows its light;
Nor care I how the winds may blow,
If from a dun-I'm free,
For little will's.urfice, you know,
My Wife-my Cat-and Me.
The fool may pleasure take in wealth,
I envy not his pelf; ,
He's richer whose a mind in health,
Who does not fear himself;
How sweet to hope for brighter days,
Though they should never be,
While warm we sit before the blaze,
My Wife-my Cat-and Me.
And when old age with silent pace,
Strews o'er our heads the snows,
Plough furrows deep upon the face,
And steals the full blown rose,
How sweet'twill be when death shall come,
To know that when we three,
Shall sleep together in one tomb,
My Wife-my Cat-and Me.
THE SOLDIER'S GRAVE.
He sleeps : the burning breath of war
No more shall wave his purple plume,
No watching by the midnight star
Shall chill the warriors youthful bloom.
He sleeps;-the hour of mortal gain
And mortal pride alike are past;
His blood is scattered on the plain,
His cheek is withering in the blast.
A thousand storms may wander there,
May swell a thousand battle's cry-
For earth he hasno eye, nor ear;
Pain, pleasure, glory pass him by.
He sleeps the brother of the worm,
By thunder and by trump unmoved;
And is this frail and faded form
All that is left of him we loved.
i
Lo !-Mourner kneel and weep no more--
That faded form is not thy love-
Its hour was come, its course was o'er,
The spirit winged its way above.
And wouldst thou for his glory weep,
And grieve him with an idle tear!
Love was not born in tombs to sleep,
See yonder heaven !-thy love is there.

A STRONG VERDICT.-About the com-
mencement of the present century, a black
fellow who lived at the North End of Bos-


ton, suddenly disappeared, and it was
thought that he had drowned himself.-
Accordingly diligent search was made,
add at the end of two days, his body was
found in a dock in Charlestown. As is
usual in such cases, a jury was called to-
gether; and as the story goes, (which is
true for aught we know) they were all
'\tnen ofcolor." After some deliberation
tlfy brought in a verdict something as fol-
lo0 : "Dat- going h6mte one berry dark
nigh 'he fell fromthe wharf and was.kill-
ed; dade tide coin' in strong, it floated
him 0ob6eo Ch arlestown,and he was drown-
ed; dat de weather being Verycold hefroze
to death! `'The coroner, who was rather
waggisih, Iotthstanding the solemnity of
the occasion, saM, you may as well add,
that he died in the wool!" I :


ny one, solitary and alone, among them
ut not of them;" "and why," said I, when
ne of these services was over' "why do
ot you too open your heart to happiness
nd love? Why suffer your afflictions to
orrode into your heart, unconsoled or end-
d by the sweet voice of woman, or wVy
efuse to double your joys by sharing tyiem
with her ?" Ask," said he, the young
nd trusting, earth has deceived me too;
ong. I will not give my best affections to
what must so soor pass away. Youth is
nine piIoong:r,-and can I a141; the i r.
thie first opening of her ctiariVOW.l0i"
tlem on me, and to cling like a,support-
ng vine with all the rich luxuriance of her
eaves and fruit, around the blasted trunk
)f a withered tree ?"
I turned away to pity his perverted feel-
ngs, but at that moment conscience whis-
)ered that he was but the image of myself.
The light ,of morning rose on the sha-
tows of the night, and that church with its
wvorshippers and their feelings'were alike
gone. My dream was ended. C.
[Boston Courier.
/
HUNGER.
The sensation of hunger is attributed by
most authorities to the irritation occasioned
n the coats of the stomach by the gastric :-
uice, as it is called, a liquid formed by the
stomach itself, and which possesses the
property ofrapidly dissolving such substan-
ces as are exposed to its action. That a
fluid possessing this property is actually
formed, is proved by experiments on per-
sons who through accident have had fistu-
lous openings into this organ from thesur-
face of the body. The experiments are
very curious,, and serve to show what
indeed is amply proved by other evi-
dence, that some descriptions of aliment
are much more readily dissolved in the
stomach than others. It has been suppos-
ed,that this fluid, when no foreign sub-
stance is furnished it, expends its force on
the coat of the stomach itself, and thus pro-
duces the painful sensation we term hun-
ger. Appetite, is hunger in a less degree,
but can hardly be considered a disagreea-
ble feeling. It is remarkable how much
the recurrence of this sensation is under
the dominion of habit. At whatever time
we are accustomed to dine, at that hour
the appetite comes, and we may discipline
ourselves to almost any interval between
meals which we think proper. The an-
cient Romans, even in the most luxurious
period of the Empire, had but two meals a
day-the breakfast about nine,-and the
dinner at three or four. In the earlier and
more rigid times of the republic, one meal
a day was counted sufficient. Savages,
whose supplies of food are precarious, fre-
quently eat enough at onceto last several
days; in fact Irving, in his amusing sketch-
es of the Pawnee Indians, says their rule
is to eat as long as any food remains to be
devoured.
Whether one meal or three is eaten dai-
ly, probably does not much influence the.
whole quantity taken; and in civilized so-
ciety the recurrence of the social meal, by
uniting the members of a family, answers
a better purpose than the mere gratifica-
tion of sensual appetite. When the regu-
lar hour of dinner is allowed to pass by, the
appetite after a time diminishes, and even
disappears, leaving a more or less distinct
sense of uneasiness, which is not entirely
removed until another day restores the reg-
ular order of things. Mental emotion has
great influence both on appetite and diges-'
tion. The receipt of exciting intelligence,
whether agreeable or the reverse, will en-
tirely extinguish the appetite, and if food
has just been taken, will cause it to remain
undigested for a considerable time, or even
to be rejected. Hunger, when extreme, is
one of the most painful of sensations ; and
of the many instances of persons who have
attempted to starve themselves, very few
have had the courage to effect it. Men
will devour the most disgusting viands, and
even become cannibals, under the influ-
ence of this irresistable craving.
[Philadelphia Herald.


, Married on the 15th of July, at Exeter,
Mr. Joshua Stokes, of Sidbury, to Mrs. Ann
Drake Patridge, of Exeter. It is not a lit-
tle singular, and will certainly afford an
argument for fatalists in favor of their sys-
tem, that these parties who are now getting
in years, were acquainted in their youth,
and about to be united in the bonds of wed-
lock; a difference however, took place, and
they parted. After a while each got mar-
ried and in the lapse of years became sin-
gle, when the courtship was again renew-
ed, with precisely the same result as be-
fore-a quarrel and second separation,-
Each again got married, and having be-
come once more single, they resolved to
put it out of the power of caprice, or caught
but death to separate them. more, by mindis-
solubly uniting themselves in the silken
bonds of Hymen. : .


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J iCKSONVILLE, EAST FLORIDA DECEMBER 17, 1835.


DON'T QUARREL.
One of the easiest, the pron common,
and the most perfectly fo.is., things in
this world, is-to quarrel; no matter with
whom, man, woman, or chi d: or upon
what pretence, provocation occasion so-
ever. There is no kind of n* sity for it,
no0manner of use for it, and species or
eree of benefit to be gain y it. And
Ittange as the fact-may theologians
Il 1, and politicians qu 1r lawyers
'irs, and printers quarr;lthp church
puarrels, and the state t|al't14' nations
and tribesf* 4rp40 ti Womdn,
children, dogs and cats, birds and beasts,
quarrel about all manner of things, and on
all manner of occasions.
Now that a great deal of mischief comes
of this, every body sees, arid feels, and ad-
mits, but what good ? Many things, evil
in themselves, have their redeeming re-
sults, and produce at least their kernel of
wheat to the bushel of chaff, but if any bo-
dy discovers a good thing come out of a
quarrel, if he'll give us it's length, breadth,
quality, and.description, we'll insure him a
patent for it, and the credit to boot, of hav-
ing seen further into a mill stone than any
chap that ever looked into daylight east of
the Hudson. I have never heard of it, nor
heard of him who ever did hear of it, and
conceive it to be the most inconceivable of
all things.
Some things look very well in theory,
,which do not answer at all in practice;
and it is possible for a man to reason him-
self into the belief that a particular system
is right, which when reduced to practice,
will turn out entirely wrong. But neither
the theory nor the practice of quarelling is
good.
As for the theory-molasses catches flies,
they won't come near vinegar. If people
will not listen to reason, they will seldom
hearken patiently to abuse: you may lead,
but you cannot drive men, either into the
right or wrong way. If you succeed by
an irresistible argument in .convincing a
man, and you find out that-
Convinced against his will,
He's of the same opinion still,"
there is no principle ever yet discovered in
human nature, upon which you can reach
his will, vi et armies. Men can't be made
to believe upon compulsion, so you may
just as well let go and drop him, in a good
humour.
As for the practice-if there is any thing
in the world will make a man feel bad, ex-
cept pinching his fingers in the crack of
the door, it is unquestionably a quarrel.-
No man ever'fails to think less of himself
after than he did before one-it degrades
him in his own eyes, and in the eyes of
others-and what is worse, blunts his sen-
sibility to disgrace, on the one hand, and
increases the power of passionate irratabili-
ty on the other. In short, it is the source
of unmixed and perfect wretchedness.
"The fool who folds a viper to his heart,
Acts not a wilder or a simpler part-
Than he who takes the worm-wood to his lips,
Filled with the gall of bitterness-and sips."
Wisdom is applied to the affairs of meo
in the adoption of the best means to secure
the best ends. This business ofquarelling
just reverses the proceedings; it is the ap-
plication of the worst means to secure the
worst ends. If it is really desirable that
you should make a man your enemy, you
might contrive a much more comfortable
and honorable mode of making him in the
effort. What then ? has a man wronged
you-if so, he has done himself a great
deal more mischief than he has done you-
but if the offence requires it, apply peace-
ably and quietly to your remedy at law;
don't quarrel with him. Have you been
insulted ? that only proves your antagonist
a blackguard, it does you no harm-let him
alone-don't quarrel with him. Won't
your neighbor agree with you in opinion ?
well, and you are right and he is wrong,
but if you quarrel with him about it, you
are both wrong, that's all-so don't quarrel
if you would keep in the right.
The reason people quarrel about religion
is, because they really have so little of it,


and the harder they quarrel, the more
abundantly do they prove it. A man has
a right to stand fast by his religious faith-
a right to insist upon it-a right to present
it respectfully on all proper occasions, to
the consideration of others; but he has no
right to quarrel-and any man that will
quarrel about these things, in my opinion,
has not much to quarrel about.
Politicians need, not quarrel. Whoever
quarrels with a man for his political opin-
ions, is himself denying the first principles
of freedom-freedom of thought-moral
liberty-without which there is nothing in
polities worth a groat; it is therefore wrong
iupon principle. You have on this subject
a right to your own opinions, so have oth-
ers; you have a right to convince them if
you can, they have the same right. Exer-
cise your rights, but, again I say-don't
quarrel.


he hand of the imperious Elizabeth, and a
he effigy of Henry the Fifth lies headless., b
Not a royal monument but bears some o
proof how false and fugitive is the homage n
f mankind. Some are plundered, some a
are mutilated, some covered with ribaldry, c
and insult-all mort or less outraged and e
dishonored! r
The last beams of dy were now faintly v
streaming through the painted -windows in a
the high vaults above m; the lower parts lh
of the abbey were already, wrapped in the v
obscurity of twilight. The chapels aidlJ(
aisTe-'grew" -arker and darker.- iT
gies of the kings faded into shadows; the -
marble figures of the monuments assumed it
strange shapes in the uncertain light; the l
evening breeze crept through the aisles like c
the cold breath of the grave; and Oven the
distant footfall of a verger, traversing the i
Poet's Corner, had something strange and P
dreary in its sound. I slowly retraced my
morning's walk, and as I passed out at the
portals of the cloisters, the door, closing
with a jarring noise behind mq, filled the
whole building with echoes.
I endeavored to form some arrangement
in my mind of the objects I had been con-
templating, but found they were already
falling into indistinctness and confusion.-
Names, inscriptions, trophies,b had all be- i
come counfounded in my recollection, j
though I had scarcely taken riy foot from s
offthq threshold. What, thought I, is this
vast assemblage of sepulchres'but a treas- C
ury of humiliation; a huge pile ofreitera- f
ted homilies on the emptiness of renown, f
and the certainty of oblivion. It is, indeed,
the empire of death-his great shadowy
palace-where he sits in state, mocking at
the relics of human glory, and spreading
dust and forgetfulness on the monuments
of princes. How idle a boast, after all, is
the immortality of a name! Time is ever
silently turning over his pages; we are too
much engrosed lithe story of the present,
to think of the characters and anecdotes
that gave interest to the past; and each age
is a volume thrown aside to be speedily
fbrgotton. The idol of to-day pushes the
hero of yesterday out of our recollection;
and will, in turn, be supplanted by his suc-
cessor of to-morrow.
A DREAM.
I stood, as I thought, in the gallery of a
Gothic Church. Tall columns, clustering
together like the trees of the forest, rose
above me. The shrine below me was cov-
ered with those flowers, "which speak of
hope to the fainting heart." At the altar
stood the white robed priest-and high
above in the dim distance of the roof was
that holy dove, fit emblem of the spirit
from whom all good gifts proceed. Around
were the gay forms of the young and love-
ly-beings, who seemed, as it were sent for
a time by heaven to earth, to console the,
afflictions of earth's children, and to purify
their joy. The countenance of the priest
seemed laboring with suppressed emotion,
and those of the congregation as expecting
some interesting ceremony. Suddenly the
doors of the church opened, and before
that priest stood his daughter in the act
to become a bride, and about to receive in
the faltering accents of an earthly parent, a
blessing front' her Father in Heaven. The
scene was over, and, as that fair bride pass-
ed from the church, full of "all spiritual
benediction and grace," I could not help
picturing to myself, the thousand blessings
which in human probability might hereaf-
ter surround her in her happy home. The
bright and beaming faces of infancy and
childhood would soon be hanging around
her knees,ld forming new cords of strong
affection to hiind her to her lord. The bless-
ing she had been of a dutiful child would
be returned and repaid to herself. But
even as I looked, the pageant passed, and
the crowd were gone.
I stood in that church again in the twi-
light of a summer evening, and again
around me I saw the young and lovely I
had seen before, but they were gay no long-
er. Again the doors opened, and the first


sight I saw was the priest of God, the first
sound I heard the strong and consoling af-
firmation, "I am the resurrection and the
life, saith the Lord." Again I saw that fa-
ther, but where was the fair young bride ?
Her spirit had gone to her heavenly parent,
and here were they bringing her mortal re-
mains to repose under that altar, where but
a short time ago, she knelt in all the warmth
of her young affection. She had been tak-
en away,
" Ere life'searly lustre had time to groW pale,
And the garland of love was yet fresh on her
brow."
And so that pageant past.
I still stood in that church, and behold
other hearts knit together in holiest har-
mony, with the gratulations of friends ris-
ing around them. But one being was there,
who seemed to look on all, as if he felt
some interest in their fate, but riot allied to


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NUMBER: 43.


VOLUME 1.


JACKSONVILLE COURIER,


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'II- L-- ~-L-~T~Y


river and commsided by the hills on each
side-and is therefore indefensible.
The main anry under Colonel Austin
marched from (onzales on the 13th inst.
against Bexar.
When provold, there is.in Col. Austin
the courage ofthe lion; and there is in
him, at all timt, the caution of the fox.
With him in command, if we do not hope
for a speedy victory we at least dqonot fear
a defeat.
I send this >y a soldier* who fought at
the capture ofGoliad, and if there be any
error in my statement, you will have the
means of correcting them before you.
Tour ob't servant, S.
Capt. Johi zDuncan, late of Mobile.
[From theNatchez Courier, Nov. 12.]
TEXAS.-Iy A. C. Allen, Esq. who left
Nacogdocheson Sunday the 1st inst., we
have been politely furnished with the fol-
lowing news from Texas. In Thursday's
paper we gave information of La Bahia
being in danger from, the Mexican troops.
The account of the taking of La Bahia by
the Texeans we have not received.'
La Bahia was taken by 42 Americans,
headed by Capt. Collinsworth. There were
garrisoned at the time in La Bahia 35 Mex-
icans. The Americans made the attack ia
the night, and took 25 prisoners including
a Colonel and a Captain, killed one and
wounded several. Took specie to the
amount of $3000, and $10,000 worth of
ammunitionn and stores, and 100 stand of
muskets, together with two small field pie-
ces.
A letter just received from Gen. Austin,
dated the 20th, informs us that a division
of the army had advanced and taken up a
position at Salado, within five miles of San
Antonio, in.doing which they had come in
contact with the advance guard of the en-
emy, who st.11 continued in sight, on the
hill-between iur troops and San Antonio.
General Austin continues to urge rein-
forcements to hasten as fast as possible.
Gen Cos the brother in law of Santa
Anna, and be commander-in-chief, of the
Mexican arny, operating against Texas, is
only 22 yea's old, and is highly esteemed
as a brave aid honorable man, even by the
people of TIxas.

We havebeen favored (says the Charles-
ton Couriep with the following extract of
a letter fron Capt. Ferguson, of the schr.
Motion, givhg an account of the distress-
ing disaster attendant upon that vessel:
"ST. JOHN'S RIVER, (Flo.,) Nov. 8.
"1 am under the disagreeable necessity of
informing you of our sad misfortunes. I
sailed from Charleston on the 23d of Octo-
ber, for St. Augustine, having twelve pas-
sengers on board. Before day-light, sup-
posed ourselves, by soundings, to be off
Darien, blowing fresh, and weather look-
ing had, hauled offto the South, shortened
sail, and hove to, calculating for drift,
should the gale continue. The gale increas-
ing, Sunday, 25th, carried away jib-boom,
and lost boat, then blowing a hurricane,
wind about N., the worst sea I think I ev-
er experienced in the Gulf Stream, lying to
underdouble reefed foresail-hauled down
the foresail, and close reefed and flurled it,
blowing so heavy could not carry any sail,
and found she lay to better a-hull than she
did before. Continuing to blow a hurri-
cane during the night, and a tremendous
sea running.
eAbout 4 A. M. on Monday, 26th, she

capsized, her masts so low that the water
came in the cabin gangway-Mr. Sprague
and myself succeeded in getting on her
bottom, running a great risk of our lives--
cut away all the lanyards except two, when
we lost our axe overboard-cut away the
other two with a kiife4 and the steps of the
masts giving way, she partly righted, tore
up the. decks about the masts, broke one
deck beam by the mainmast, broke the rail
and three stanchions on the starboard side,
cut the roasts off with a small hatchet, she
then righted-found two feet water in the
hold-some engaged at the pump, and oth-
ers clearing the wreck.


"Lost our bowsprit and every spar on
board, except a spare foreyard and a, square-
sail boom, a small spar or two. All the
sails we saved was square-sail, gaft-topsail
and flying-jib, except the old sails that were
below-we used sails to cover the holes in
decks. In about fdur hours freed her-
found her bottom tight. We lay in this
situation for two days, exposed to the mer-
cy of the waves; then it moderated-got
up jury mast, and set apiece of the square-
sail. On the 3d Nov. spoke a Dutch brig
from Matanzas, for Trieste; supplied us
with some small spars, rigging, one cask
water,an axe, &c. We then got up anoth-
er jury mas:, and set all the sail we could
for St. Augistine-it being the nearest port
,on the coast, according to our calculation,
andwind fiom the Eastward. We were
drifted as fir South as lat. 28, 26, to the
South of the Stream; we have had the
weather moderate since the gale. On the
5th made tie land, about 10 miles to.the
South of St John's Light House-stood in
to 7 fathoms water, and anchored, wind
light, and a heavy swell setting on shore.
Yesterday the wind sprung up from S. E.,
weighed anchor arid steered for this port-
about sunset got a pilot on board; anchor-
off the bar to-day; came in over the bar-
16 days from Charleston. We now lay a
mile above the Light Housan the river, a


A coach, made for the Hon. J. M. White,
of this Territory, was a few days since exhib-
ited in Wall, street, New York, and built of
live-oak of this Territory. The other materi-
als were also of home production.

PRINTING IN THE SANDwicH IsLANDs.
It appears by the Report of the Missiona-
ries, that the number of published works,
issued from the presses at the Sandwich
Islands, in the native language, during the
last year, was 889,800 containing36,640,920
pages. The labor in the printing offices is
mostly executed by the natives, who are
extremely fond of the employment. Afier
serving a specified apprenticeship, they re-
ceive the usual wagqs, which is paid them
regularly every week.


complete wreck; our rudder head is very
much split. It is nothing but the mercy of
God that we ha e been able to reach here.
We lost no lively in the gale. We are all
well on board."


dians set up they war hoop," and yell,
which it is said frightened the." live-oak cut-
ters" more than the discharge of their rifles.
None were killed. One was slightly wound-
ed--a ball cutting the back of his head with-
-out injuring the skull-a ball, cut-the brim of
another's hat-a ball passed through the
sleeve of a third man's jacket. To account
for the Indians shooting so at random it is
supposed that they were deceived by the
looming of the boat, as it was within about
one hundred yards of the point, and ,there-
fore in the shade of the shore. Add to this,
it was just dark. They overshot;: or they
would have made sad havoc among the men
crowded in the boat. Both boats urged their
course down the river, and especially the
small boat, having all the arms! Soon they
saw the flames of the buildings on the Islahd.
The." whoop" seemed to have been the sig-
nal to communicle the fire to the improve-
ments destined to destruction The negroes,
had, some days beore, left the Island. Doubt-
less every thing like-a-a-tationr,-is destroy-
ed. *
Messrs. Palmer & Ferris have a cargo of
live-oak on the Island ready for shipment,
and the schooner Girard was all ready to take
it on board when the above occurred. In-
sted of sailing up the river for the timber,
the Girard was obliged to re-lade'the cargo
of goods, provision, &c. with a quantity of
powder and lead, which she had just dis-
charged at the" Head Quarters," and which
she had brought from New York for the firm.
The Girard, on board of which, Mr. Palm-
er with his family came to this place,on Mon-
day last, having discharged her cargo, left
the wharf this morning, to proceed up the
river again. Mr. Ferris came night before
last, and says that all the men are on their
way down the river to Picolata-above which
place, the banks of the river are forsaken by
the inhabitants.
Mr. Harris, the mail contractor, who pass-
ed through this place on Monday last, says,
that the acting Governor having received
the request by express, from the people of
AJacha, sent on 150 well mounted'volun-
teers from Middle Florida. And upon the
subsequent request from Gen. Clinch for
more troops, the Governor made some ar-
rangement with Gen. Call, to raise two hun-
dred more, whom Gen. Call is to head in
person. The 150 undoubtedly, and the 200
under Gen. Call, are probably at this time on
the ground ready for action.
Dr. McLemore, proprietor of the Suwannee
Medical Springs, has reached Camp at the
head of fifty men, raised in Columbia and
Hamilton Counties.
We expect soon to hear that some decisive
steps have been taken, to put a check, if not
a period, to the depredations of the Indians.

THE FLORIDA AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY.-
At an adjourned meeting held at the Capitol,
in the city of Tallahassee, on the llth ult.
Achille Murat, Esq. Chairman pro tempore,
after passing resolutions, of regret for the
death of the late acting Secretary of this In-
stitution, OSCAR WHITE, Eso, deceased, and
of condolence with his bereaved widow and
other relations, unanimously adopted, with
some amendments, a Constitution, reported to
this meeting by Farquhar Macrae, Esq. Chair-
man of the Committee of Direction, appoint-
ed for this purpose, at a previous meeting of
this Society.
The following named gentlemen were
elected officers of the Society.
JOHN PARKxmLL, President of the Society.
FARQUHAR MACRAE, Corresponding Sec'y.
EDWARm CHANDLER, Recording Secretary.
RICHARD C. PARISH, Treasurer


The Editor of the Floridian promises to
give us the Constitution in his next number.
We are glad to see such indications of an
Agricultural spirit manifested in Florida, and
by such gentlemen. T'e resources of the
soil of Florida have not yet been developed,
We trust the time is not far distant, when
the lands of East, as well as Middle Florida,
will be more highly valued, and their worth


halted for the main body and to make ar-
rangements for the attack. A very small
party were sent into town, and they brought
out, with the utmost secrecy, a worthy cit-
izen friendly to the constitution of 1824.-
And by his assistance, guides were procur-
ed, perfectly acquainted with the place.
The main body of the colonists missed
their road in the night, and before they
found out their mistake, were at the upper
ford, immediately opposite the town. They
then struck across, for a short cut, to the
I position occupied by the van-guard. Their
route led through a muskeet thicket. The
muskeet is a tree of the locust family, full
of thorns, and at a little distance resembles
Sthe common peach tree in size and appear-
ance. While the parties were treading
their way through this thicket, the horse of
some of them started Ai affright at an ob-
ject beneath a bush. The rider checked
his horse and said/ "who's there." A
voice answered in/Spanish. One of the
party supposed ttgt he recognized in the
voice an old acquaintance of La Bahia-
kd asked if it vas not such a one, men-
lhing the name, -No," was the reply, "my
Same is.1atn."
Col. Milrr. is a native of Kentucky. At
the commencement of the Mexican War
of Independence he engaged in the cause,
and assisted in establishing the independ-
ence of th0 country. When Iturbide as-
sumed the purple, Milam's republican prin-
ciples placd him in fetters-dragged him
to the cityof Mexico, and confined him in
Prison unt the usurper was dethroned.-
When Sana Anna assumed the Dictator-
ship, the republican Milam wasagain thrust
into priso at Monte Rey. But his past
services an. sufferings wrought upon the
sympathies f his hard hearted jailors.
They all wed him the luxury of the
f bath. He rofited by the indulgence and
made arran ements with an old compatriot
to place a fl et horse suitably equipped up-
on the banl of the stream at a time ap-
pointed. T'e colonel passed the sentinel
as he was w nt to go into the water-walk-
ed quietly o -mounted the horse andfled.
Four hun red miles would place him in
safety. The noble horse did his duty; and
bore the colonel clear of all pursuit to the
place where our party surprised him. At
first he supposed himselfin the power of
his enemy-but the English language soon
convinced him that he was in theto:midst of
his countrymen.
SHe had never heard tdgt Texas was mak-
ing an effort to save herself. -No whisper
of the kind had been allowed to pass to his
Prison. When he learned the object of the
party, his heart was full. He could not
speak-for joy.
When the company arrived at the lower
ford they divided themselves into four par-
ties, of twelve men each. One party re-
mained as a guard with our horses. The
other three, each with a guide, marched
by different routes to the assault.
Their axes hewed down the door where
the colonel commanding the place slept-
and he was taken a prisoner from his bed.
A sentinel hailed-and fired. A rifle ball
laid him dead upon the spot. The dis-
charge of fire-arms, and the noise of hu-
man voices now became commingled.-
The Mexican soldiers fired from their
quarters and the blaze of their guns served
as targets for the colonist riflemen.
The garrison was called to surrender,
and the call was translated by a gentleman
present who spoke the language. They
asked for terms.
The interpreter now became the chief
speaker. "No" answered he. They say
they will massacre every one of you, un-
less you come out immediately and sur-
render. Come out-come out quick. I
cannot keep them back-caene out if you
wish to save your lives-I can keep them
back no longer. "O do for God's sake
keep them back," answered the Mexicans
in their own language-" We will come
out and surrender immediately"-and they
rushed out with all possible speed and laid
down their arms. ,
And thus was the Fort of Goliad taken.


a fort, which with the garrison of three
hundred and fifty patriots the war of
1812-13 withstood a siege d',an army of
more than two thousand Spanish troops,
and forced them to retire-discomfitted.
At the capture of the fort three Mexican
soldiers were killed* and seven wounded,
and one colonel, one captain, one lieuten-
ant, with twenty-one petty officers and
privates were made .prisoners-others of
the garrison escaped in the dark and fled.
In the fort were found two pieces of
brass cannon, 500 muskets and carbines,
600 spears with ammunition and provi-
sions.
One of the colonists was wounded in the
shoulder.
Col. Milam assisted in the capture of the
fort, and then he spoke: assisted Mexico
to gain her independence, I have spent
more than twenty years of my life, I have
endured heat and cold, hunger and thirst,
I have born losses and suffered prosecu-
tions, I have been a tenant of every prison
between this and Mexico-but the events
of this night have compensated me for all
my losses and all my sufferings."
'The colonists were commanded by Geo.'
M. Collinsworth-but it would be difficult
to find in the company a man not qualified
for the command.,
SGoliad is of vastly more importance in a
military point of view than Bexar, as the
latter is in a valley Upon the banks of the


FOREIGN NEWS.


[From the Sunday Morning News.]
The packet ship Roscoe, captain Delano,
-arrived at New York the 28th ult. from
Liverpool, bringing Liverpool and London
dates to the 25th.
From France we receive nothing rela-
tive to the great national question-the
-indemnity.
Fifteen insurrectionists, or agents of the
secret societies, which have been formed
to considerable extent in France, were, on
the 17th, arrested by the police in a-house
at Batignotte's and conducted before the
prefecture of police.-There were seized
with them many important papers and let-
ters belonging to the associations.
Morey, the accomplice of Fieschi, has
nearly -recovered, and will shortly be ready
to take his trial.
/ It was rumored that important changes
were about to be made in the French min-
istry, but the accounts were not generally
,credited.- -
The threatened insurrections in France
"it is said, would prove nothing more than
sundry associations of Polish exiles, who
met for the purpose of corresponding with
their brethren in Germany.
A celebrated banker, at Brussels, recent-
ly failed for 3,000,000 francs.
The account of the late Para massacre
has reached Liverpool direct. The state-
ment relative to the affair differs materially
from the account received here, and the
writer recommends the interference of the
British government to protect the com-
merce of the province.
The Morning Chronicle of the 24th Oc-
tober states that the people of Ohio and
2Michigan have come into actual, collision
with each other, and heads its notice of
the circumstance, United States of Amer-
ica-Civil War!!!"
A West India house in Bristol has ad-
vertised for "thirty young men used to
agricultural labor, and twenty young wo-
men accustomed to the same pursuits, for
colonising one of the healthiest and pleas-
antest spots in the Island of Jamaica."-
Pleasant occupation for white people!
Mir. O'Connell, the Irish agitator, is ma-
turing his measures to come out against
the whig administration on radical princi-
ples-he has. made sundry unequivocal
-manifestations of remodeling the house of
lords on the elective plan.
Don Carlos has caused the body of Zu-
malacarregiy, his fallen general, to be em-
balmed, and dressed out in his uniform of
general-in-chief, and placed on a spot to
which the troops are brought from time to
time, to derive from the sight new courage
-and enthusiasmI
Napoleon's widow, the duchess of Par-
ma, is said to be in a delicate state of
health, and is about to abdicate, in which
case the government of the duchy of Parma
will devolve upon the duke of Lucca.
London, 20th October.,-The money
-market was slightly affected by 9 the ru-
mors of new difficulties arising out of the
protracted discussions between France and
America, as to the payment of the claims
of the latter state upon the former., Idle
as may 'be the apprehensions that either
party has any serious intention of allowing
their differences to assume the character
of open hostility, the suggestion of such an
event being likely to take place, had its ef-
fect for the moment."
(1^ The following is a highly graphic
.and more minute, account than any we
have seen of the capture of Goliad by our"
brethren in Texas, and of the operations of
the heroic little army opposed to the tyrant
Santa Anna :
:Correspondence of the New-Orleans Bulletin.
BRAZORIA, (Texas) Oct. 22, 1835.
DEAR Sm,-While all eyes were direct-
,ed with intense anxiety towards the milita-
ry operations near Gonzales--supposing
that to be the only point from whence we
might expect important news-we were
astonished by receiving information of the
capture of the fort and town of Goliad, (La
Bahia) by a party of colonists. These
were volunteers from the transcendantly


fertile banks of the Canoy and from the
town of Matagorda, a place destined to be-
come an important city.,
Before this party entered the field, most
of the volunteers were at Gonzales-and
fearing that the harvest of honors would
,be reaped before they could arrive there-
Ifhey struck off from La Baca with the dar-
ing determination of taking Goliad by sur-
prise.
Goliad is situated on the southwest side
of the San Antonio river, thirty leagues be-
low Bexar, and it' is fifteen leagues from
GCopono, the landing place of Aransas bay,
,and about the same distance from the La
Baca endof Matagorda bay. The fort is
'built upon the point of a very steep and
high hill, formed o0rock, with a deep ra-
vine upon one side and a low prairie upon
the opposite-while a broad elevated prai-
rie extends towards the southwest.
. The walls of the fort are of stone and
lime, and bear in places the marks of the
storms of an hundred winters, but are still
proof against any thing less than the bat-
terings of heavy artillery.
,A long forced march brought the van-
guard of the colonists to the San Antonio
river fording below the town at 11 o'clock
on the night of the 9th inst. Here they


The Courier.
THURDAs DECEMBER 17.
INDIAN HOSTILITIES !
From themost authentic reports received,
it appears that the Seminoles are carrying on
their devastqtions and murdering the inhabit-
ants of the frontier, whenever they have an
opportunityto do so with impunity. They
seem to be growling about in parties from 10
to 30 strong, In the early part of the disturb-
ances occasoned by the hostile spirit dis-
played by t1e Indians, Capt. Gabriel Priest
removed hi family, from his plantation at
Wacahooti, to. Hogtown, a place, twelve or
fifteen miles iorth-west of Wacahooti, where
is erected a.f4t for the protecf.n of the peo-
ple of the vicinity assembling there. On
Monday of last week, Dec. 7th, a scouting
party of fourteen or fifteen mounted men,
proceeded from Hogtown, to scour the coun-
try, and particularly to visit Capt. Priest's
plantation. About one mile,from the planta-
tion is a little jungle, or what is here called a
scrub hammock, through which, it was, by
some of the party, suggested, it would be un-
safe to ride. Four of the party, however,
thinking there was no cause of avoiding the
thicket, declared they would, go through,,
while the rest of the party proceeded to go
around the suspected place.
The two foremost of the four, however,
when about half through the hammock, were
fired upon by a party of Indians starting up
from their ambush. Both were wounded.-
One Mr. Folk, receiving a bullet which en-
tering near the point of his shoulder, passing
through his throat, came out near the other
shoulder-the other, Mr. Priest, son of Capt.
Gabriel Priest, formerly for many years, a
member of the Legislative Council, had his
horse shot dead from under him and his arm
broken. His horse fell upon his gun, so that
he, unarmed, fled pursued by an Indian, arid
escaped only by running into a swamp and
secreting himself by sinking in the water
till he had an opportunity to return to Hog-
town. Mr. Folk, badly wounded as he was,
fled a short distance, when he was taken up
by one of his companions behind him on his
horse, and carried off. His wound, it is said,
is probably fatal. The buildings at Waca-
hooti had, probably the day before, been
burned and the settlement laid waste.
MAlessrs. Palmer & Ferris, who have a con-
tract to furnish Government with a quantity
of live-oak, have been driven from their work
by the Indians. These gentlemen had about
thirty men in their employ, cutting live-oak
,on Drayton's Island in the lower part of Lake
George. Last week, on Sunday or Monday,
at evening, the men on the Island were in-
formed, by one of Mr. Kingsley's negroes,
left on the Island in charge of the improve-
ments there, that the Indians intended, that
night or the next, to.attack them, plunder and
burn up their encampment. Receiving this
intelligence, and having no means of de-
fence, they in some haste, abandoning the
encampment, leaving provisions &c., preced-
ed in boats to the Head Quarters" of Mes-
srs. Palmers & Ferris, at Rollestown.
On Thursday of last week, the 10th inst.,
six of the men, armed, that being the num-
ber of guns they could raise, returned to the
Island to see what the Indians had done. To
their surprise they found all safe and their
encampment as they had left it. The leader
of the six men, detaining two with him, sent
three with the boat down on Friday to Rolles-
town for the remainder of the men to return
to the Island in order to go on with their
work. Several returned on Saturday. On


Sunday the men were out rambling over the
Island-they saw no Indians, nor signs of
them. About sundown,asallwere assemble-
ed at the encampment, the cook by mere ac-
cident saw, just back of the encampment, an
Inkian skulking in the bushes. The cook,
hastening in, reported what he had seen. He
was hardly credited, yet for certain safety the
men, sixteen in number, concluded to put ev-
ery thing on board their two boats and again
abandon the Island. They did so, but on
their way, they were under the necessity of
passing the northern point of the Island near
to the shore. This point, on which is Mr.
Kingsley's plantation, the small boat con-
taining six men with the six guns, passed un-
molested, but the larger boat, containing ten
men unarmed, when opposite was fired at by
a party of, it is supposed, six Indians. From
the confusion among the men, one or two
falling over board, the boat was so long de-
layed within their reach, that the party on
shore re-loading gave them a second dis-
charge. After the second discharge the In-


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[For the, Courie\.]
Mr. Editor.-If there is an. truth in the
doctrine of Metempsychosis, t en verily a
Don Quixote and his Sancho Pa za must be
amongst As. The theory too of 1. Muddle,
the carPenter, nicknamed Philosopn3r"Chips,
in Peter Simple," is entitled in these mar-
vellous times to somb consideration. The
following note address d to Squire Sancho,
(having miscarried asWwe suppose,) was re-
cently picked up in our public walks.
It has come to my knowledge, Signor
" Don Sancho Panza, that certain enemies of
t mine and of the Island, intend one of these
nights, to assault it furiously. You must
Sbe watchful and diligent,,that they may not
attack you unprepared. I am informed also,
Sby trusty spies,, that four men in disguise
Share got into the Island to take away your
4 life, because they are in fear of your abili-
1 ties. Have your eyes about you, and be
" careful who is admitted to speak to you,
and be sure eat nothing sent you, as a pre-
Ssent. I will take care to send you assist-
" ance, if you are in any want of it. And
a upon the whole, I do not doubt but you will
4 act as is expected from your judgment.
Your friend the Duke."
From this place, the 16th of'
"Dec. at 4, in the morning."
If we are to be cursed with Quixotes and
Pangas', I trust we shall at the same time be
blessed with a Cervantes. The bane and
the "antidote should always circulate together.
If we have any who are frighted by black-
jacks, we should have some to ridicule and
expose them. Our little town would be all
the better for a little quiet.
EYES ON THE PICTURE."

SINGULAR PRESERVATION.-The Charles-
ton Mercury of Friday night says, "the
ship Washington, from New York, arrived
at this port on the 1st inst., and reported
John Shultz, seaman, as having fallen
from the rail overboard, off Charleston
Bar on the 29th ult.and was drowned. A
letter from Boston, dated the 12th inst., re-
:ceived yesterday, by the William Gibbons,
informs us that the brig Token, fronl this
port, had arrived the previous evening, the
captain of which vessel reported having
picked up at seain a boat, the said John
Schultz. The writer of the letter does
not give any particulars, as to the place
where he was picked up, or the circum-
stances attending his being lost from the
ship, and we are therefore, left in the dark
as to how lie got possession of the boat in
whichhe was picked up. He writes, how-
ever, that "John thinks he was rather un-
ceremoniously disposed of by the captain
of the Washington."-[Times.

EMIGRATION.-It seems that the tide of
emigration is pouring in an unusual degree
into Mississippi, Arkansas, and parts oft
this State., Cotton lands of good quality
-are every where in request, and command
high prices. We have heard one of the
most experienced planters in Adams coun-
ty, Mi., express an opinion, that fine un-
-cleared cotton land purchased at $30 per
.acre, and cotton commanding 10 cents the
pound, was the best agricultural invest-
ment that could be made; although the
price of cotton may decline a few cents,
and be subject to occasional depressions
and advances, still the immense and in-
creasing demand for the article, the con-
fined space of the globe in which this sta-
ple can be raised, make the cultivation of
cotton as one of the most lucrative products
.of the soil.-[New Orleans Union.

A SQUIRREL IHUNT.-A fine sporting
*match was decided at Russell's, in South
,Deerfield. There were about thirty on a
side, principally from Deerfield and Whate-
ly; about two day's time allowed for pro-
curing the game. Seventeen hundred
heads of all kinds, sorts and sizes, but prin-
cipally of squirrels, were counted at the
.time of meeting; about nine hundred of
which, probably, were shot for the occa-
sion. One of the parties resorted to a coup
remain, allowable by the immemorial cus-
tom of squirrel hunts, by which they suc-
ceeded in abstracting a large quantity of
game previously shot and stored up by
their adversaries, and thus secured the vic-
tory for themselves.-[Greenfield Mercury.


SCHOONER COMET.-There remains no
doubt but that this schooner, with six hands
and one passenger, had been lost. The
names of the persons lost are Robert Hag-
gerty, aged about 22; John Herrin of this
city, about 35 years old; Phillip Desilvy,
aged 45, Portuguese; Joseph Boclaire, a
Frenchman, from near Detroit, 24 ; John
Decker from Albany, where his friends
reside, aged about 21 ; and Truman Chit-
tenden, of London, M. T. aged 19.
[Buffalo Cour.

NEW COUNTERFEIT.-The Albany Ar-
gus cautioristhe public against counterfeit
$10 notes on the Oommercial Bank of that
city. It is stated that the general appear-
ance is calculated to deceive, but that the
paper is of an inferior quality, and the sig-
natures decidedly had. The one detected
in circulation is dated Nov. 1, 1832, letter
A. and payable to A.'Keyser or bearer.
'*i~ d *
When a crack-is discovered in a stove,
through which the fire or smoke penetrates,
the apertures may be completely closed in
a moment with a composition consisting of
wood-ashes and common salt, made into
paste with, a little water, plastered over the
crack, The good effect is equally certain,
whether the stove, &c. be coldeor hot.


NOTICE TO TRAVELLERS.



THERE will be a regular conveyance for
passengers once a week fromSt. Mary's;
Geo., by Pablo to St. Augustine; toleave 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', rFand can leave Fernandina the next
morning and arrive at Pablo the same day.-
They can leave PablIo every Friday morning
at 4 o'clock, and arrive at St.Augustine at 6,
P. M. same day; leave St. Augustine every
Sunday, aand 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-
tina, $5. From St. Augustine to Pablo $3.
There is also a safe boat which will run,
once a weekfrom 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 fr9m St. Augustine. Fare
from Pablo to Jacksonville $2. All fare to,
be paid at Pablo. C. TAYLOR.
gyThe 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

JACKSONVILLE
AND TALLAHASSEE STAGE.



T1HE Public are informed that a line of
SCovered 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 poundwill be charged for every
ten miles.
[flFare through, each way, $25.
JAMES M. HARRIS.
Jacksonville, Jan. 14. 34


CONVEYANCE FROM
JACKSONVILLE TO ST. AUGUSTINE.



T HE Subscriber will,run a good ,Barouche
and good Horses from Jacksonville to
'St. Augustine, once a week; to leave this
lace every Monday morning, and arrive in
[Jt. Augustine on the evening of the same day.


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LIST OF LETTERS, ,
'IIAINING in the Post Office at Jack-
. 6 seriville, Duval County, on the 30th
Sept. 1835-and if "iot taken out in,three
menth, they will be sent to the General Post
OlI as Be ..d Letters.
Thomas T. Moody.
Sa rahrd ;N '. .- N
Mary BrowarL--.. : ./J.th,
John Broward, "
William Blount, O
M. Bowroson, Russell Ormon.
Edgar S. Barrows, P .
C. A. L. Boliver, Neil McPherson,
Oran Baxter, William Perry,
Nancy Bellamy, George Pindarvis.
Eliza Bellamy, R
Arthur Burney. Henry Reilly,
C C:Francis Richard, 3
Rachel Christe, William B. Ross,
George Colt. 2 John Rose,
D Robert Robinson,,
Wm. S. Donaldson. John or Jonathan
E Ralchford.
Chandler S. Emoiy. S
F I Edward H. Sams, 3
Col. Fleming, 3 Gurney Smith, .2
Charles E. Flinn, Benandina Sanchez,
Josiah Fogg. D. Sanchez,
G M'cajah -Simnons,
D. S. Gardiner, Yary Smith,
Josiah Gates. L arolie Searse.
H T
Joshua Hickman, Jane Ticker, 21
Rehbin Hogans, Sarah Tucker.,
Charlotte Hall, I U
Isaiah D. Hart, 3 Thomas Underwood.
Clerk Super. Court. 4 W
SL George Waltom, 3
Joseph B. Lancas- Andrevw Welch, 2
. ter, 3 Gabriel'Waters,
John Lawton. John T. Williams,
M Charbs Willey,
William Morgan, Thinoliy Wightman.
David McKees, 2 Y
Thomas Moody, 2 Henry oung.
ISAIAH D. i.ART, P. M.


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MAIL ARRANGEMENTS,.
ON ROUTE NO. 2471.
VIA PABLO.
Leave St. Marys everyWednesday, at 2 P. M.
Arrive at Pablo every Thursday, by 7 P. M.
Leave Phblo every Friday, at 6A..Ml ;
Arrive at St. Augustine same day, by6 P. M.
Leave St. Augustine every Monday at5 A.M.
Arrji at Pablo same day by06 P. M.
Leave Pablo-Aery Tuesday, at 5 A. M.
Ary-at.t. rys next day by 11 A. M.
VIA JACKSONVILLE.
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
A.M..
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.
CROSS ROUvTE-VIA ST. JOHN'S BLUFF.
Leave Pablo every Friday, at 5 Ai 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.
ISAIAH D. HART, P. M.
Jacksonville July 31st, 1835.


NOTICE.
T HE Co-partnership heretofore existing
Sunder the name of I. CURRIER &Co. has
been dissolved by the d ath of ELIJAH WIL-
LIAMS. All persons havIng demands against
the said firm, are requ sted to present the
same; and all persons indebted to said firm,
to make payment to the subscriber, who is
authorised to receive the same.
L. CURRIER.
November 10, 1835.

DRY GOODS, GROCERIES, &c.
T HE Subscriber respectfully informs the
1 Public, that he has just returned from
New York, with an entire new and full as-
sortment of Dry Goods, Hardware and Cut-
lery, Shoes and Hats, Groceries and Provi-
sions, Drugs and Medicines, Crockery and
Glass Ware. And hopes by his attention, to
merit a share of their patronage, and assures
them, that his Goods will be sold at a reason-
able price for Cash, or in barter for country
produce., H. H. PHILIPS.
N. B.-CASH paid for Cotton, Hides, Deer
Skins, Tallow, Beeswax, Miss, &c.
Jacksonville, Nov. 20. 40,tf


MARINE JOURNAL.


PORT OF JACKSONVILLe,......DECEMBER 17.
ARRIVED.
15th-Schr. Saluda, Velme, from St. Au-
gustine.
17th-Steamer Floridat Hubbard, from Sa-
vannah.


MEDICAL NOTICE.
DR. EDWARD ALDRICH,
A GRADUATE OF THE MEDICAL COLLEGE OF
SOUTH CAROLINA,


Having chosen a permanent location at
A Jacksonville, Dural County,
OFFERS HIS SERVICES IN THI PRACTICE OF
MEDICINE, SURGERY y- !OBSTETRICS.
[U DR. ALDRICH may be found at Mr. I.
D. Hart's, and will be ready at all hours to
attend to calls.
Dec. 16, 1835. 42tf


EAST FLORIDA
RAIL ROAD COMPANY.
OTICE is hereby given, that a meeting
of the Stockholders of the East Florida
Rail Road Company, will be held on the first
Monday of February, 1836, at 3 o'clock, P.
M. at No. 1, Commercial Wharf, in ,the City
of Boston, to choose Directors for the year
ensuing, agreeably to the act of incorporation.
SAM'L S. LEWIS, President.
Boston, Nov. 24,1835. 42


NEW GOODS.
THE Subscriber has just received from
SNew York, a full supply of Fall and
Winter Goods, consisting of
120 barrels best Canal Flour,
100 half do ; do do
75 bbls Pilot Bread,
30 do Irish Potatoes,
20 hhds New England Ram,
4000 lbs Bacon,
4000 do best Spap,
10 quintals Cod Fish, ,
20 kegs Goshen Butter,
40 bags best Coffee,
Mess & Prime Pork,Molasses, Sugar, Rice,
Mackerel, White Beans, Rum, Brandy, Hol-
land and American Gin, Irish Whiskey,
Wines, Porter, Lemon Syrup, &c. &c.
-ALSO-
A large assortment of Dry Goods-Boots
& Shoes, Crockery, Glass, Stone, Hard and
Hollow wares, &c. &c.
Cotton Bagging, Twine, Rope, &c.
All of which will be solc at the lowest cash
prices. M. K PINCKSTON.
Jacksonville, Nov. 19, 1335. 39tf


PUBLIC NOTICE


S hereby given to all persons, that the
Commanding Officers of the different
Guard Stations, have strict orders to arrest
and detain under guard, all slaves and free
colored persons found at large, except in
the actual service and in company with
their owner or overseer.
Persons are therefore requested to gov-
ern themselves accordingly.
JOHN WARREN,
Col. 4th Regt. F. M.
Jacksonville, Dec. 8, 1835.


FOR SAL .
A VALUABLE COTTON PI STATION, pleas-
antly situated, and heAlthy, on the St.
Johns' river, in Duval county, Florida, four
miles above the growing t wn of Jackson-
ville, containing 500 acres,pf 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, cari 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,jmay obtain the terms of sale.
WHIPPLE ALDRICH.
Jacksonville, Aug. 17. 4w31


NOTICE.
shall make application to the next Coun-
ty Court of Columbia county, (which will
be held on the first Monday in April next)
for a division of the cattle of ABEL G. LO-
PER, late of said county deceased; all per-
sons having claims against said cattle will
render in their accounts on or before that
time. JAMES EDWARDS.
Dec. 4, 1835. 3m42


NEW G03DS.
T HE Subsbscriber hasjust received from
L New York and Chlrleston, per Schr.
George and Mary, a full assortment of
ENGLISH AND WEST INDIA GOODS,
AND GROCERIES,
which he offers for sale at the lowest cash
prices.
7 The highest price laid for all kinds of
produce-such as Cotton.Moss, Hides, Furs,
&c. &c. H. LIBBEY.
Black Creek, Nov. 19,;1835. 39tt
g_- H. Libbey having een appointed agenit
for the Schr. George & )Iary, he will attend
to the receiving of all kinds of freight to or
from Charleston.


NOTICE.
SIX weeks after date, I will apply to the
Hon. the Judge of the' County Cou-'t of
Duval county, for letters of administration on'
the'estrte of CHARLES HOYT, late of said
county, deceased. JOSIAH FOGG.
Dec. 10,1835. 6w42


S$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 a 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
iage, five feet five or six inches high, has a
down cast guilty look, dark sallow complex-
ion, but from close confinement for several
months had become somewhat pale, has a re-
markable scar on his head and some scars
about his face. He is well known in New
York where his wife's connexions reside.
I will give the above reward if he is secur-
:. in ju J, -', iin, the United States, or the
:same reward with all reasonable expenses if
delivered to Trtef 1Esr-XpWegt.-
THOMAS EASTIN, U, S uW I ,
Key West, July 25, 1835. "'"


NOTICE.


LL persons having claims against thie
Estate of the late JOHN F. BROW de-
ceased, and all persons indebted to said es-,
tate, are requestedto present their claims and
make .payment of their debts, to F. J. JuD-
SON of St. Marys, Geo. :or J. G. BRowN of
New Orleans, Executors.
F. J. JUDSON, Executor.
Dec. 3d, 1835. 41tf '


FACTORAGE & COMMISSION
BUSINESS.
THE Subscribers intend establishing on
the first November, a branch of their
House in Charleston, S: C. for the transac-
tion of Factorage and Commission Business,
under the firm of W. KWG & Co. to be con-
ducted by their partner W. King, and would
respectfully offe their services in both the
cities of Charlestcn and Savannah, to their
friends and the public;
R. & W. KING.
Savannah, Oct. 5, 1835. 2w39


NOTICE.
SIX Weeks from date, I shall apply to the
Honorable the Judge of Duval County,
for letters of Administration on the Estate of
CHARLES HOYT, deceased.
L. CURRIER.
.acksonville, Dec. 3.' 6w41


INEW STORE.
HE Subscriber has just received a com-
plete assortment of Enghlsh and West
India Goods, and Groceries, which are offered
for sale at the lowest prices.


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NOTICE.


J. P. LEVY.
39tf


THE 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.
BLANCHARD & RIDER.
Jacksonville, Sept. 17th, 1835. 35tf

NOTICE.
H" HAVING purchased BLANCHA.RD Sy
SRIDER'S stock of Goods in this place,
and tlken 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.
UlTPurchasers will find it for their interest
to call as above. ,
flyPay on delivery of the goods.
WILLIAM RIDER.
Jacksonville, Sept. 8, 1835. 35tf


I .- If


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


Picolata, Nov. 10.


PICOLATA HOUSE.
^l The undersigned respectfully an-
-pi ounces to the Public, that he in-
R tends opening, early in October, the
Hotel known as PICOLATI 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 wiih the best fare the
country affords.
Picolata is situated on 1he St. Johns river,
forty miles above Jacksorville, 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 to all who may
favor him with their patronage.
JOHN P. LEVY.
Picolata, E. F. Sept. 12. 8w38


A0TORE TO LET.
E STORE at MANDARIN re-
pa cently occupied by E. A. Co-
HEN, Esq. will be rented on fair
terms. It is a good stand for business, and
possession can be hadimmediately.
Apply to C. READ, near the premises.
Mandarin, August 3, 1835. ) 29tf


NOTICE.
SWILL 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 puTictuafc .t-
tended to. S.STREETIZ,
J 1Justice of the PpaQe. a
June 17. .25


i, ,EX3 N G AUwe
., Estae of Mrs. CLEMANTINE GAU
TIER, dec, will present thern properly attest-
ed, and all persons indebted to said Estate.
mtiake immediate payr.nent to
W. BR ROSS.
Jacksonville, July 25, 1835, 29tf
: FOR, SALE.
T WO Copper Stfills, nearly new; one con-
taining two hundred gallons, with a
heater of the sarme capacity; the other con-
taining fifty gallons, which will be disposed
of at terms advantageous to the purchaser.
For further- particulars inquire of 0. BUD-
INGTON, Esa. Whitesville, or at, this office.
Jacksonville, May 6. 19tf


NOTICE.
LL persons having demands against the
Estate of MARY HOBKMRK, deceased,
are requested to present them duly attested,
to the undersigned, on or before the 1st day
of February next, and all persons indebted to
said Estate are requested to make immediate
payment. /.. -nT. r


PROCLAMATION,
By George K. Walker, Secretary, and Acting
Governor of Florida.
W HEREAS, an Election was held on the
S first Monday in May, 1835, 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. WrHITE 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 Jdseph 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.


NOTICE.
CLERK'S OFFICE--UVAL COUNTY, )
Jacksonville, A gust 3d, 1835.
LL persons having any deeds or other
instruments of wating to be recorded,
will please leave the money for recording the
same also-otherwise ;he deeds or other in-
struments will not be paced upon record until
the fees is paid.
Persons having papers of any kind already
recorded, Will pleaseall and pay for them,
as the work is done, aid I want my pay,
ISAIAI D. HART, Clerk.
Jacksonville, Aug.. 29tf


JAMES HOBKIRKK,
WILLIAM J. MILLS.
Jacksonviller Oct. 1, 1835.


I Ex'rs.
38tf


FOR CHARLESTON.
A THE fine packet Schr. GEORGE
3 MARY, C VILLEY, Master, now
in first rate older for sea-will run
her regular trips from this port to Charles-
ton, and will sail on or about the 10th inst.
For freight or passage, apply to L. Currier,
Jacksonville-or H.Libbey, Whitesville.


LA'NKS of all descriptions Printed at
at this Office, at short notice.,:
[IET'Also, Job Work in a handsome style
and' on reasonable terms..
Justice Blanks-Deeds-Bills of La-
ding---Manifeets, &e. constantly for sale at
this office.. :.








MISCELLANEOUS.


you think so; but the truth is, we don't
trust strangers because we don't know
them, and"- "Because you don't know
them? Very good; and what's the reason
you don't trust your acquaintance ?" Be-
cause we do."-[N. Y. Transcript.

THAT'S THE TIME O'DAY !-A certain
old woman had for many years an old-
fashioned sun-dial on one side of her house,
which at last got so pelted with stones by
some mischievous boys, that she was forced
to take it down to prevent it. She caused
it to be placed p the cellar, and when she
wished to asce-tain the time o'day," she
took a candle ad went thither. One day,
after many fritless attempts to get the
hour, she can up, in a great rage, and
said, "It's too ad, I declare fort; them.
pesky boys havy ruined my dial, and I've
sot it, and sot it, a dozen times, and it's
never right, a r all; I shouldn't know
when 'twas nig t, if 1 .didn't see the cows
go home."
ANECDOTE.- school-master, while cor-
recting an urchi for using improper lan-
guage, told him o go to the other end of
the room and sp ak to one of the scholars,
and that grammatically, or he should be
punished. On doing, he thus addressed
himself to the sdholar:-"Thomas, there
is a common substantive, of the masculine
gender, third person, singular number,
angry mood, who sits perched on an emi-
ndnce at the other end of the room, and
wishes to articulate a few sentences to you
in the present tense."

NATURAL CRITICISM.--I always listen
with pleasure to the remarks made by
country people on the habits of'animals.
A countryman was shown Gainsborough's
celebrated picture of the'pigs. "To be
sure," said he, they be deadly like pigs;
but there is one fault-nobody ever saw
three pigs feeding together, but what one
of 'em had his foot in the trough."
[Jesse's Gleanings.

AN IRISH BULL.-A genuine Hibernian
said, By the powers, as I hope General
Jackson 'll be present, as I hope Adams
won't." Why, my good fellow, do you
say so ?" "Oh, faith, an he's just such a
wild fighting Irishman as myself.-Och,
my honey, you may look wild if you like,
but he's an Irishmnan.;4m--was only two
years wifs country when he was born."

GosLaIrGS.-"Halloo, mister!" cried a
passenger in a stage coach, to a rough-
looking foot passenger, "Can you tell me
what has become of those goslings which
were hatched last year, on the top of that
rock ?" "Four of them are dead, sir,"
returned Jonathan, and the other, I per-
ceive, is a passenger in the stage coach."
The gentleman was used up the worst kind.


TO HE PUBLIC.
HE SUBCRIBER, having purchased
The Sou-hern dgricultuqrgffrom its late
Editor and roprietor, Mr. John D. Legare,
solicits the uppoit of the friends of 4Vricul-
ture, and the interests connected 'Wth it,
throughout the southern States. He has
published this work for Mr'. Legare from its
commencement, in the jear 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 dissemminating useful
information, not only with regardto estab-
lished 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, iot through the instru-n
mentality of a single extraordinary mind, but
by the contribution of particulars by mtny
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 fromthe 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 areworthy 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 ouir
section of country. The Southern Agri-
culturalist" in: some measure supplies the
place of the Southern Review, so faras re.
,gards the circumstances last alluded to. If
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 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 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-
ters. He confidently now leaves this matter
in their hands, feeling a full assurance that
there is wanting on the partof our Planters,
neither the 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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JOIN A. SILLOWAY,
Real Estate and Merchandize Broker, No. 26,.
Exchange-street, Boston, .Mass. i
W" ILL attend to the selling and buying-
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United States. People desirous of exrigrat-
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than one goose between us.Y

' A LONG NOSE.-A Paisely manufacturer
having got by some accident a severe cut
acrosk.the nose, and having no courtplas-
ter at'hand, stuck on his unfortunate pro-
boscis one of his gum tickets, on which
was the usual intimation, Warranted 359
yards long.
A romantic individual was asked why
he shewed greater attachment to a very
thin lady than to another who was more
lusty. "It is," said he, "because I am
nearer her heart."

Temperanice is a bridle of gold; and he
who uses it aright is more like an angel
than a man.-The English, who are high
livers, are more subject to melancholy than
any other nation. '


SUBSTANTIAL REASONS FOR ThUSti.
NosoDY.-A lady went to a circulating .:
brary in this city to borrow books, but ob-
jected to leaving the pledge require ,r
their safe return. "Do you alwa sfle a
pledge ?" said she. Inva sa^ id the
librarian. Oli a quahtance as well
as strangers ?" "Equally the same, mad-
ain." "Seems t6 me that's very odd."
" It ay be very odd, ma'am, but it's very
safe." Oh, how illiberal!" "I'm sorry


M ACON STEAMBOAT
S COMPANY.


THE STEAM PACKET
FLORIDA.


DESIGN IN DOGS.--A friend of mine,,
while shooting wild fowl with his brother,
was attended by a sagacious Newfound-
land dog. In getting ear some reedsby.
the river, they threw doglS'r hats and
crept to the side of the water' fty
fired. They soon afterward sent the dog
for the hats. Ope of them was smaller
than the other. After several attempts to
bring them both together in his mouth,
the dog at length placed the smaller in the
larger one, pressed it down with his foot,
and thus brought them together. This
fact need not be doubted. These individ-
uals have both at different times assured
me of its truth.
A gentleman of my acquaintance witnes-
sed the following occurrences. He was
shooting one day by the side of a hill, at-
tended by a keeper, shot at and wounded
a hare, which ran through one of several
holes made in the bottom of a stone wall.
The keeper sent a favorite old retriever
after the hare. The dog jumped over the
wall, caught the hare and returned with it
in his mouth to the wall, but after several
attempts was unable to jump back again
with his additional load. Giving up his
ineffectual efforts, the dog was seen to push
the hare with his nose as far as he could
through one of the holes at the bottom of
the wall. He then leaped over it, dragged
the hare through the hole on the other
'side, and brought it to his master. From
the high spot where the parties stood, they
were able to witness the whole of the dog's
*proceedings, which certainly appear to
have been caused by some faculty beyond
mere instinct.
b ,
(BREA.CH OF PROMISE.-Mehitable Gran-
ger vs. Walter FarwelL-This case was
recently tried in Boston, and the breach in
Miss Mehitable's heart repaired bya ver-
dict of $800. The plaintiff ,was 29 years
of age, and the defendant 22. The pro-
mise of marriage was abundantly proved,
both by love letters and by oral testimony.
The epithets are as warmi as heart could
desire, pr language express. They are
mostly written in prose; but for once the
lover's feelings seem to have been too ar-
dent for plain prose, and they burst forth
in the following strain:
"I will send you a short verse of my own,
which I think will correspond with my own
feelings.-
Go gentle sigh to ease my breast,
And on M--'s bosom rest;
op gentle sigh my heart now swelling,
And in her bosom take thy dwelling.',
Yet, after all this flourish of affection,
the tender swain of 22 deserted the tough
virgin of 29, and married a widow still
tougher, with a whole family of children.
S It is a tough case all round; and Miss Me-
hitable will find it still tougher before she
collects her $800, as the defendant happen
not to be worth any thing.-[N. Y. Tran


HE above company take this method of
informing the public that they have
purchased two Steamboats, the MACON
and EXCEL, whih boats are to run regu-
larly between Darimn and Macon, leaving
Darien once every veek with two tow boats.
The steamboats wil 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 Ocmulgee and
Altamaha and riverswould 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 or
Darien, to Hawkinsville and Macon or inr
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 greatestdespatch to goods or cotton
shipped by this line.
Agents for the above boats:
'L. BALDWIN & CO. Savannah.
J. GODDARD & Co. Macon.
MITCHEL & COLLINS, Darien.
J. E. & B. DELENO, Charleston.
Dec. 1834. 1


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


,


SUNDAY MORNING NEWS.
T HE Sunday Morning News has now been
before the mblic for upwards of three
months, arid if any criterion can be drawn
from the numberof its patrons and subscrib-
ers, it has met .with a flattering acceptance,
and the principles it has been guided by in
its management, have< been approved and
sanctioned. As consequence of itsincreas-
ed circulation, its advertising friends have
come toward in larre numbers; and, as it may
now be considered fairly afloat, and rising on
the tide of public favor, it affords an admiral
ble vehicle for the dissemination of such in-
telligence as those engaged in business wish
to communicate to their correspondents and
customers.
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 sore 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 proprie-
tor, as it has been and will continue to be his
duty as well as his desire, shall be to unite
9 its columns in well arranged and digested
order, all that is souan and elegant 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 means by which it was acquired;
and the patronage hitherto extended towards
it, the most flattering encouragement to a
perseverance in the same course.
New York, August 16.,


CABINET FURNITURE WARE-
HOUSE.
JAMES 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 cf Mahogany and Maple--
Hair and Moss Mattrasses-Feather Beds-
Looking Glasses-Carpets-and a full as-
sortment of every timing necessary to furnish
a house.
April 7. 3wl5


SUGAR MILL FOR SALE.
A GREAT BAIRGAIN is offered, in the
sale of a Nem Sugar Mill,/ from West
Point Foundry; diameter of Centre Roller,
two feet two and a lalf 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 noed Foundry in Scotland,
known by name of he Carran Foundry, war-
ranted and proof, asmalleable Iron. The ca-
pacity of the, grand Kettle is three hundred
gallons, and propotioned, or graduated to
sixty gallons, beinf four to the set; all of
which, with Cooler, Vats, and a Cistern to
contain thirty hogmeads of Syrup, will be
disposed of, if applied for shortly, for at least
twenty-five per centbelow cost.
A line directed tb E. B. COX, on Sidon
Plantation, McIntodi County, Georgia, (as
Manager,) Will be amended to.
March .12. 4wll


NOTICE.
BY An act passedby the Legislative Coun-
cil of this Territory, at its last session
and'approved by t1e Governor, Feb. 14th,
1835, the Subscribes were appointed Com-
missioners to open Books and receive sub-
scription for the stock of a Bank to be loca-
ted in this Town, t) be called THE 'BJNK
OF J3CKSONVILUE.
In pursuance of which the Subscribers
hereby give notice+ that the Books, for Sub-
scription for the stosk 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.
W. J. MILLS,
WILLIAM RIDER.
STEPHEN EDDY,
ISAIAH D. HART.
Commissioners.
Jacksonville, E. T. April 2d, 1835.


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HE success which has attended the pub-
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TREASURER'S NOTICE.
TREASURER'S OFFICE, }
Tallahassee, March 8th, 1835.
B Y an act passed21st November, 1829, it
is provided that all Bonds executed by
Auctioneers, shall bi forwarded by the Judge
of the County Cou t to the Treasurer of the
Territory of Florida; and thatall Auctioneers
shall quarterly in etch year commencing on
the 1st of January,transmit to the Treasurer
under oath, taken before some Judge, a copy
qf all sale effected )y him, with the amount
and at what time aid place, and for 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 theii possession.
CHARLES AUSTIN,
Treasurer of the Territory of Florida.


A TAILOR'S REPARTEE.-A be-
ing seated at table between t ades-
men, and thinking to be witty upon them,
said, "How prettily 1 am fixed between
two 'tailors.' Upon which one of them
replied, "Being only new beginners in
business, we cannot afford to keep more


climbing on the cushion at his feet, leani'-
ing over his knees, looking to his face with
joyous eagerness, that they may coaxing
win him. This is the aeme of happiness.
f T.
HosPITALITY.-The late Dr. Thyme, so.
well known for his love of good eating,
called one day to pay a visit to the eccen-
tric Lord R--. He was shown into the
dininig-room, where he found his Lordship
alone, and engaged in the discussion of an
exquisite little dinner. After talking for
some time, My Lord," said the Doctor,
(excited by the agreeable odor,) II I think
it would be no great stretch of hospitality
were your Lordship to say, 'Doctor, pray,
do as I am doing.'" Well, Doctor," said
his Lordship, pray do as I am doing-
4 go home and eat your dinner.'


LAND AT ST. PABLO
FO. SALE.
HE Subscriber oTers for sale for cash, or
prime Negroes,or good acceptances,--
the following tract of fine Live Oak ham-
mock land on St. Piblo Creek, bounded as
follows, viz:-on the West by Pablo Creek,
on the North by Wihslow Foster's land, on
the East and South by lands of Cornelius
Taylor, containing tvo hundred and thirty-
three acres. For pa;ticulars apply to
I.D. HART, or
JAMES DELL.
Jacksonville, Jan. 2. 4tf


NOTICE.
ALL persons indelted to the subscriber,
either by Note oi3 Book account, are re-
quested to settle the sane without delay; and
no credit will be give at my store after the
10th March. HAIDY H. PHILIPS.
Jacksonville, March3. 10tf