Key West enquirer
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Title: Key West enquirer
Alternate title: Enquirer
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: J. Atkinson
Place of Publication: Key West Fla
Creation Date: June 18, 1836
Publication Date: 1834-
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Key West (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Monroe County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Monroe -- Key West
Coordinates: 24.559167 x -81.784031 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Oct. 15, 1834)-
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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KEV WEST tfLOtllDA JUNE 18 1836. HH..n' 1 Svoi,. 2. -No. 24.-WHOLE No. 76. .
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--- -- pilotage, and the pilot so speaking him shall COUNTY COURTS. !\ I wo profess to be fully aware of the responiibilitics U I

The Key West Inquirer.PUBLISHED be entitled to carry said vessel out, unless The County Courts; having a limited civil I devolving upon us. It is an engine rx !

-7- ------ I the captain refuses to take a pilot out, in jurisdiction and original jurisdiction in all of'immense power, and when'wiiely conducted '

WEEKLY AT which case the pilot shall be entitled to half matters relating to Estates, Guardians, is calculated to advance the best interests I

FIVE DOLLARS PER ANNUM. pilotage out. Wardsj &c. arc held by the Judges in the of humanity. This paper is intended i

must in Sec. 9. All pilotago shall be recoverable several counties semi-annually. td subserve those interests ''Cherishing '
( -Subscribers at a distance pay forthwith before any justice of the peace an ardent'attachment to the free institution ,'

advance, or have an agent in this city upon affidavit of any pilot, that he spoke APPELLATE COURT. of our pad"o soil, we shall ever endeavor: "
ADVERTISEMENTS inserted at the rate of said vessel or boarded her outside of the to support them, and to impress bn tho minds I

One Dollar and Fifty Cents per square, (of prescribed limits, and that the captain of The Court of Appeals consisting of the of the people due sense of the inestimable \
first insertion and said vessel refuses to pay pilotago or half Judges", of the several Superior Courts is privileges, ther.haT" inherited. To this '
fifteen lines) for the pilotage, in or out as the case may be. held annually Tallahassee oo the first end,our i 1 on all occasions be opeh ,; > j,
Seventr-Five Cents for each subsequent Monday in January. 'to'the advocates ofany rational stern*

continuance. All Advertisements will be general'' education ;-:believing'as we do, ,,'

continued until otherwise ordered. None FLORIDA DIRECTORY. OFFICERS OF THE CISTOj11S. th'' f.'the'j Only who Understand1 their rights; rf'

Compiled for the Key West Inquirer. .. Collector John .can beat -appreciate add will most.watch- i
will be considered less than a square. District of St. Augustine. I i
Any error will be corrected, and addition Rodman. !fully guard them. The public authorities, L
be discontinued
oar No subscription made on the Editor's being notified of sucherror ''I in due administrationoftheirlawA2lpowersi\ j, ,

unless at the option of the Editor,) until all or omission: District of Pensacola-Collector, Robert l will be sustained-but,. should en occasionunfortunately >> "r:>, '

Arrears are paid. Mitchell. Inspector, R. A. Mitchell. Surveyor present Jtself'to.our i notice, I*Kwe
Editor business : EXECUTIVE. TLoftin. will hot hesitate 'to' denounce wtiat we L
icr All letters to the on Wm. M. '' '
Governor, RICHARD K. CALL. Secre- may conceive to be an abuse. :To lrompt'uIinoraldy !v \
be Post Paid I II
must ; '
tary, GXORGK K. WALKER.LEGISLATURE. District of St. John.Collcctor: James '=:the general' prosperity of ''t ur \, \ I
common country and'especially"the'full del f ?
Dell. Horatio Dexter.
!k Inspector,
For the information of transient vessels
velopement of the 'rich resources of this ,' I '
f passing Key West we give the following ,the'observance of ,
encourage t
The Legislative Council is composed of District of St. MarksCollector, Jesse II. i
t RATES OF PILOTAGE an orderly deportment in society-to foster ,
twenty-six members, divided among nine. Willis. Inspector Burr !i. Duval. In '
Court. teen Counties follows. Leon Augustus Steel, Tampa Day. 'a spirit of generous emulation among out
I as established by the County as Four;: spector, 'industrious citizens in their
Be it ordered by the County Courtthat all Escambia Two; Gadsden, Two ; Jackson,. : of business. respectivebrandies (:
Vessels shall be subject to tho followingrates Two: ; Jefferson. Two; St. Johns, Two} District of Apalachicola=Collector, G. J. our objects. are among- ,,

of Pilotage.Sec. Walton, Washington, Franklin, Madison, Floyd. Inspector, W. 'D. Price., In the proceedings of the 'Federal, Ctov /'!''
Hamilton Columbia
I. All vessels of War ) Alachu'a Duval, Nassau '
PKn FOOT ernment, Floridians areas intimately COD ,. \
drawings and not more f One, Mosquito each. Hillsborough, and Monroe, District of Key West-Collector, William cerned as any other citizens of the United ,,k .

, than 14 feet $2 00 I A. Whitehead. Inspector and Deputy States, and entertain as )Jively interest in V; !
Drawing 14 and not more Collector 'Adam Gordon. Stem *
Inspector, the doctrine.; it avows and the measurer it
Delegate ,
I than 18 feet, 2 25 Congress phen R. Mallory. Temp. Weigher and '
r i pursues Its acts and.principles; therefore, .
Drawing 18, and not over ELECTIONS.- Gauger, William II. Wall. Appraisers, will hot improperly become: the subjects of $ ..
l 21 feet, 2 50 Charles M. Wells E. Weaver. ;
George calm; but at the same time thorbugb'cbnila i .1
Over 21 feet, 3 00 The elections members of Legislative Inspectors, Charles' Howe, Indian Key. eration. In the politics of 'tlif Tdintb' ; j"I '

Sec.; 2. All Merchant Ves1- 'Council take place annually on the second'Monday John Dubose; Cape Florida; bf'cbnne apart must be taken';(fnot'that'of ;if 1

eels drawing 5 and not > in October ; and Delegate to Con Charlotte HarborInspector, Alexander a blind 'zealot or infuriated partizan, but' I

)t over twelve feet, shall \ rER FOOTpay gress Biennially on the first Monday in Patterson. that of u dispassionate, and impartial Inqui s

, $1 50 May. t -- rer. In assuming, this.ground*which will \ '

; All above 12 and not over : BANKS.Banat . resolutely ,bq maintained, wepledge .our'd ,
i 16 feet, 2 00 JUDICIARY :of West,Florida, 'Apalachicola: chartered selves thM|f communication "
,, whAtsoever '
every of
All over 16 and not above Superior Courts riddiction., having Admiralty Ju 1820=Capital, 500000. natures and from ersource* ,l'j ii, 1 ,

13 feet, !2All'above EASTERN DISTRICT ,..,., .. I:>?>residentrrr. ..Casbier' f will KA ffcanlrf/.l .',enatau.tii.it (-e.;a 11iu. It'
--comprising tbQ -- -
18 feet shall 2 6I ; "
I pay CouSties of Nassau, St. Johns, Duval, Co attended 'to'f'aiw.y.nd r :'tbe "proviso', }
S e.. 3. Vessels arriving or departing thro lumbia, Alachua, Hillsborough and 'part of Bank of Pensacola, ;;Chartered 1831-Capital which (as beine unshacklod by p***)*..b.ligatioiftorparty .: 'f :
tho North West Passage, and drawing four Mosquito. '$2.600.000.',) '3* *Sr-" prejudice! )we will strictly "' I II'

feet or upwards except such as are hereinafter Judge, ROBERT RAYMOND REID. Attorney, President, Walter Gregory. Cashier, adhere to, that nothingseurriloue, or low, i
mentioned, shall pay $2 00 THOMAS: DOUGLASS. Marshal SAMUE James Catho. or personally abusivesball ever be admitted *
All Vessels bound through the NorthWest BLAIR. into our columns. f 'I
Bank of St.
Augustine, Chartered 1831
and West for The progressive advancement
Pass touching at Key Capital the Arts, ,
the purpose of landing passengers, letters, The regular terms are held as follows :- $300,000.Not Sciences and General Literature of our t

or obtaining supplies of provisions, wood or For St. Johns and Mosquito Counties, at ( yet operation.- ) own and other lands, will always receive! I

water,shall depart without being subject to St. Augustine on the second Mondays in Merchants and Planters Bankof Florida proper notice ; and our selections from the I !
March and October. For Nassau County, lighter works. of the day will'we \ '
the above ordinances, unless the master of Tallahassee Chartered 1832. hope be ;'i
the said vessel shall request a pilot to take on the second Mondays in April and No Capital, $200,000. both instructing amusing too rread ,... .. \d\i\\i

charge of such vessel and take her out over vember. For Alacbua Columbia and Hills- President, Cashier Measures have already been'taken for fair j.
the Bar >;> tor which services he shall receivethe borough Counties, at Ncwnansville: on the interchange some) of the best newspa .
usual rates of pilotage. All pilots detained Wednesdays after the third Mondays; in Central Bank of pen and periodicals t and every effort will ''
April and November. And for lovaloun Florida, Tallahassee, be made to :i: :
on board ot any vessel, by the request Chartered .provide for our subscribers ft 11jLaiianasseeMta
of her commander, shall receive for ty at Jacksonville the first Mondays'ir President, Ben 1832-Capital Chaircs. 1000000. pleasant and uefllafirelide companion. .J I
Cashier Leslie
each and every day's service three dollars May and December. Chancery terms are A. In return we ask the liberal support of the .. t
perday, over and above his pilotage. Fish. held at St. Augustine on the second Mondays Thompson..... public. E. CHANDLER. ri',
in Smacks and Wrecking Vessels shall I in July and September: C. R. "' iI'
? not
be ordinance.. Commercial! Bank of .Apalaohicola.. 'm.o. .. __.. __ f.
subject to tbis MIDDLE DISTRICT- tho Counties ., Chartered 1832-Capital $500,000. rior. I ,I. r r
Sec. 4. De it further ordained, That Comprising President fttrEditors: friendly:to the ,
any. of Leon, Gadsdcu, Hamilton Jeffersonand C.l\faclay; Cashier,M Clark. advancement ,
vasscl having passed the buoy on the Bar of Madison. I M M of literature, will confer a favir by ,'t

the North West Passage, before haying Union Bank of Florida,Tallahassee, Char the above an insertion in their paper.giving ( "
been boarded by a pilot, shall not be obligedto Judge, THOMAS RANDALL. Attorney,, toted 1833-Capital $3,000,000. Ml913t Ci &" :
JAMES D. WESTCOTT. Marshal ,8.: '
take the same >;> but in case a pilot goes THOMAS President,John G. Gamble; Cashier, John A :
I I on board by the request of her captain,then ESTIN RANDOLPH Parkhill. Resort for Invalids. "
he shall receive the usual pilotage. -

!! :Sec.: 5. Be it further ordained That all The regular terms are held as follows Farmers Bank of Florida- Mariana Chartered TUB SUBSCRIBER having settled. }
j vessels bound into the Port of Key West, For Hamilton County, at on the first 1034 on Indian Key, has deter .
i and epoken by a pilot, Boca Chica bearing Mondays in Juno and December. For (Not in operation.$75,000. mined to open a HOUSE for boarding and ., ,
1 North, or North Westerly,shall pay full Madison County, at San Pedro, on the ) favorable believing it to be' one of. the '
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pilotage at the same rates as though she had Thursdays after the first Mondays in June Bank of Jacksonville matt situations in the United
been brought In overthe main ship channel. and December. And for tho remainder of] Chartered 1835.t :States for persons who are: suffering/rom

All vessels arriving and not having been the District, at Tallahassee on the Not Capital 75000. pulmonary,disneptic and numorouscbronla: 1i
spoken by a pilot before passing the above Mondays: in April and October. ( yet in operation.) diseases, and obliged to seek: refuge from \ '

named limit, and being three miles from the the chill blasts of a northern winter,be feels

light house on Key West,shall only be subject .' WESTERN DISTRIcT-Comprising the PROSPECTUSor safe in saying that Indian Key cannot be I ,

to pay half pilotage but if not spoken Counties Escambia, Walton, Washington surpassed for beauty, health and'climate. I t
until after passing the aforesaid I limits, in Franklin and Jackson. Frost has never beep, known here- tho ; ,

that case she shall be exempted from paying I Judge, JOHN A. CAMKUO Attorney, The Florida Intelligencer.IT thermometer seldom below 55 or.S6 in,win .
any pilotage.Sec. GCUROE WALKEK. Marshal, J. W. EXUM. ter, nor up to 90 in summer It is entirely I
6. Be it further ordained, That all Las frequently\ been a subject of invidious exposed to the sea from every point of the I I' I

vessels Driving through the West Pass, and The regular terms are held as follows observation... thatamiJstso. populous and compass. ,,
the Cast end of the Dry Hocks, to the For Escambia County,at Pen.acolaon the intelligent a community.. that of Florida, The fare of his table barlshall
Westward of Sand so few native and : be as
Key, bearing Southwest, first newspapers (if the term
Mondays and
May November. For may good as the market
shall full be used have 1l afford,and attended
but (
(pay pilotage, if not spoken until Walton County, on the first Monday in decently sustained. We by experienced
parsing the aforesaid limits, and being March and third Monday in have all seen and deplored the evil; but the for servants.Private- rooms
three miles from Key West light, only half For Washington County the November. people of the Territory are certainly a lodging gentlemen, l ladies, and families .
on neatly
pilotage shall be recovered but if people and it arranged. The undersigned hopes \OJ
spoken Monday iu March and fourth I reading ; is thought that the hy
after passing the aforesaid limits, shall be Monday in fault (if fault them be) can in almost diligent Attention and industry to merit i
November. Jacksco .1 I every the
exempted from paying pilotage.Sec. County, at Man.anqjhtltb instance be traced,either to the custom of his friends and the public
7. Be it further ty-d Monday March and the'' generally S. A. SPENCER. .
ordained, That all first Monday in December. And for Frank or negligence of those intrusted with the t
pilots who shall bring a vessel into this port, {tin County on the first Monday in April and management of the papers which have here' Indian Key, Monroe County, Terri)4'j

hill bo entitled to carry her out,unless the Thursday after the third Monday io Decem tofore successively been projected. In the'I torr Florida, November 7th 1835. \ tr. .-

commander can show good and suf ciet.t i ber. City ofTallabassee{ ,alone, as we are inform &rTLe St. Augustine Herald. Charles
cause to the Any vessel ed, a has been
contrary. arriving print unwaveringly and ton Courier, Philadelphia
I at this port without a pilot, shall have Tiber SOUTHERN: DISTRICT steadily, for several years; hut probably it New York Advocate and Saturday'Cautidr Journal
ty depart without unless -Comprising the has not met with add
pilot the
a cap- the entire Bwtoa Commercial
County of Monroe approval of all Gazette
and : will
lain shall wish one. part of Mosquito. I parties, and under the persuasion that I I above five insertions and give the _
ano '
Sec. 8. If any pilot shall speak a vessel Judge JAMIS WEBB. Attorney, WILLIAM ther,and different print would be accepts accounts to this office for forward nt. their .

bound to this port, outside the limits, and MARTIN. Marshal, TUOMAK EAITIM. hie to some and not altogether displeasing l OTiCE.-ALD payee k ," t
the captain of said vessel shall refuse to The to others,we have been induced to issue the JV i. A, AcicsonEeq. a ,
take'a regular terms are held at Key West my agent and attorney in fact dur. $
be l
pilot, shall be liable to pal full oo, the first Mondays la May and November present In assuming Prospectus.the loglnf absence. JAMES WEBB .".;. ,1t

charge of a public Press, March 7,1D36, [1-trJ' : u: ii

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{ t 2 of the station to be fortified. I it them, they passed on undisturbed,
t'' ii IN SENATE OF TUP.: U. STATES. lying north and cast of it,and those to the engineers camp
west,and seal up our ports within the Gulf This Department is not in possession of i i ng one night on an Island in sight of Indian -

r, MAY 6, 1836. of Mnxico.M the information necessary for such an estlI I Key. The Cutter Dexter, Captain 1

ti j jt Mr. Southard made the followingREPOR'r To this I will add,that circumstances of mate. 'Rudolph, has been lying at that place for

t< : late occurrence have afforded the most sat. Several years ago Lieutenant Tuttle, of weeks for the
some past protection of its
The Committee on Naval Affairs, to whom isfactory evidence of the correctness of the the army,examined Key West, and suggested :
the of the a system of defence for the same; that I inhabitants. We understand that: a few
l was referred a resolution of the Senate views taken by Secretary Navy. .
'r rt; instructing them to inquire into the expediency The Secretary further stated that, "froma system was not approved of by the Engineer I days since since, Captain Rudolph, with

, p of providing such defences for report of Lieutenant Commandant Perry, Department. :about twenty-five men, including severalof

Key West as shall render it a safe rendezvous who was charged with this duty, it was satisfactorily It appears to me that there should bo a I the citizens from Indian Key, made an

{ and depot for the Navy, report: ascertained that this position affords briber examination and survey of Key
I excursion to Cape Sable,with an intentionof
other of the FlorIda -
I well
a safe, convenient, and extensive West,as as portions
: L That they called upon the Secretary of harbor for vessels of war and merchant ves- reefs, before an estimate of the nature, landing and viewing that place, but the

,;\ the Navy for such official) reports, documents sels." A copy of this report is hereunto extent, and cost of the required fortifications :sea being rough, they were unable to land.

:3I and evidence as may be in possession annexed, marked A. can be made; and that authority maybe Great fears are entertained by the citizensof
j i of the Department, in relation to that for making such further examination -
0' His instructions, however, did not re- given
Indian of the Indians
place,as a fit rendezvous and depot for the him to make minute 1 would respectfully recommend. Key, making an
quire so a as
{ with the opinion of the De- survey attack in the absence of armed !
I k navy,together was necessary, in order to judge of the ex- I am,very respectfully, an vessel at
? rr partme tt as toils value and importance to Your obedient servant that We lean that
i tent to which this place might be safely and place. on account of
rendezvous and depot,and
f' the country as a of buch defences advantageously occupied and improved as a M DICKERSON. provisions being short, the Dexter will leave
i and cost
; as to the extent The Hon. SAMUEL L. SOUTHARD
i'' be required. The answer of the naval depot; but Captain Patterson had there in a few days. The island being so
: Chairman of of the Naval
been instructed make further
to a examination
Secretary, with the documents communicated Committee of the Senate. situated that the Indians can rcconnoiter
and survey. On the 10th of July,
t ; i to the committee, are important to the 1823 Patterson made at any time and see what vessels are in har
captain a
report up-
of and
X proper therefore understanding annexed to the this subject report,, and on this subject, a copy of which is annex- KEY: WEST INQUIRER. bor, they will undoubtedly, (if thsy attack;

i are thereof ed, marked B. On the 27th of October of at all) do so in the absence of an armed Tt'
made part SATURDAY,JUNE 18, 1830. .
i j The committee concur in tho opinion that year, captain Porter wrote a letter to vessel. We understand that the Cutter
i the Department, of which the paper markedC The U. S. Mail Schooner HOPE, Capt.
) that a competent rendezvous and depot for Washington is expected to relieve the Dex .
the that portion of our seaboard, is an extract. Walker, arrived from Charleston via Indian "
navy, upon ter in few and it is
As opinion is asked as to the value a days, very important t
r '. is indispensable to the public interest, and my 14th inst.
Key on Tuesday evening ,having
and importance of this place to the country,I that an armed vessel of some sort should
ii if reasonable doubt existed as to the
c no as a naval rendezvous and depot it is met with a succession of calm weather,the remain there the
c.i position which ought to be selected, they my during present state of
; I
duty to state that this opinion must depend part of her By the HOPE
I greater
would not hesitate report a bill for its things, as it will keep a check on the Indi-
t immediate establishment. But it is of the upon a comparison of the advantages of this we have our mail up to 1st June. We have ans coming further down the Keys
with those of'the Tor-
first importance that the position should be place compared Dry extracted from our exchange papers such
Florida still
tugas. Cape Light is kept up, although -
chosen with great care and accurate knowledge items as be interesting to our readers.
From view of the advan- may there is with
d' before the public money is expended a comparative scarcely a day passes

; upon it. They, therefore, present a resolu tages of both places, I have: no hesitationto SHIPWRECKS. out Indians being seen in the vicinity. We

( / tion calling upon the Executive to cause a express a preference for Key West; yet, The Schr United States Pinder learn that a few d&vs since, two canoes came
it ,
is proper to state the evidence in this Department -
report be made upon the subject to the I within mile and half of the Light House
in favor of the latter place. from Mobile got ashore on the quicksandsand a a
session of and also bill
next Congress; a I
N l": authorizing tho necessary examinations and In a printed report of Commodore Rodgers was relieved by wreckers on 13th inst. :for the pnrpose, as was supposed, of view

The bill appropriates $lOOOO.] of the 3d of July, 2829, annexed: to She arrived at this port on 15th, and was :ing the situation of things there, they retur-

;t ; ; Resolve, That the President of the the annual report of lie Secretary of the! found to be injured. She was sold at public ned at leisure. It appears to us that the
I" tr Navy of the 1st of December of that
i United! States requested to cause a report year most efficient mode of preventing their
it is stated outcry on yesterday.
tnat the islands the
t to be made to the Senate, at tho next session forming
;, inroads the and i islands
making on Keys ,
of Congress, upon the expediency of Tortugas enclose an outer and an inner The Schr Harriet, Capt.Harrold, from
I harbor; the first of which,besides affordinga faftuld be to cruise up and down the coast
; establishing a naval rendezvous and depot Baltimore bound Mobile, with an assorted
4 ti near the southern extremity of Florida,the safe anchorage at all seasons of the year, ,was brought into by wreckerson VQfuji boats, and thus cut off any who may
cargo port
j ; location thereof, the necessary defcnceflof --is sufficiently capacious to tide in security, be passing from one island to another. But
proper all the navies of Europe; and that there is 16th inst. having been on the reef.She
r 4 tho same and.tbe,amount of appropriations who is to do this? here is the question.-
( f' 'f necessary to execute the plan' nijtt.this harbor another,still more secure, leaks badly and is discharging her cargo.
uniting sufficient depth of water for shipsof Government seems determined to have nothing
+ ? which be proposed
) t I r may the largest class, to a narrow entrance, NAVAL RENDEZVOUS. to do in the matter. Wonder if it

NAVY DEPARTMENT, I not more than 120 yards wide, affording .,j KEY WEST. considers this a part of its dominions.We .

t tw 14th April, 1836. easy ingress and egress,and such as to be / We
are gratified to have it in our
Sni-In answer to your letter asking of entered or departed from .at all times, let are indebted to the lion G. MOORE
i communicate such official the wind be from what of the to lay before our readers this week the re
this Department to quarter compass of the U. S. Senate for several
t reports and other documents and eVIdence it may. port of Mr. SOUTHARD of the U.S. Senateas

'" !' f as may be in its possession,in relation He further states that no fresh'water or Chairman of the Naval Committee of public documents, among them tho report

t 'i + West fit rendezvous and firewood,of is to be foundat of Mr. Southard from the Committee on
: t to Key as a any consequence, that body, in relation to the establishmentof

1 : depot for the navy,together with the opinion this place; but that water might be collected a Naval Depot at Key West. Naval Affairs, relative to-establishing a Na-

j of the Department as to its value and importance in cisterns,and wood procured from val rendezvous at Key West.
t to the country as a rendezvous and Key West and the eastern part of Florida, We understand, that the surveys alludedto -

i i A ,7., depot! and' OR to the nature extent and without much inconvenience or expense. in the report will be progressed with immediately SUPERIOR COURT. I

' t *it. ;!" ,I I 'J cost. of such defences as may be required," 'Dn the 28th of February 1830, Lieutenants upon the passage of.the Bill, and The adjourned term of the Superior

I tr'? I:II. i. I have the honor to state that, as'I'atnall and Gedney made to the Secretary of that we believe there is no doubt. We Court for Monroe County which was to
}Jl early as the 29th of December, 1S22, the I::>f the Navy a report of their survey of the ,
f, J ) feel some regret however, that time shouldbe have commenced its session the second
! r I Secretary of the Navy made a report to the I keys and harbor of the Dry Tortugas, a

i. j II'' ,president, which, was laid before the House I copy of which is hereunto anuexed, marked taken up in surveying two places,for we Monday in this month, was prevented by

.. \; of Representatives on the 20th of January I D.When consider the doubt expressed by the Secretary -the absence of Judge Webb. Several cases

i .'t : I t! tatS, by which it appears that Thompson's it is considered that all the com : of the Navy whether Key West or the remain unsettled in the Court of Ad
called Key West conIt' merceof the Atlantic States north and east
.r6 Island,usually was
{ Tortugas should be the site selected
s sidered highly important as a naval station. 'of Florida, with the West Indies, the Gulf as miralty.

e The harbor, says the Secretary, affords a of Mexico,and all the Western and South exhibiting only a dislike to incur responsi I
+ f I safe and. convenient rendezvous for eur Western States, whose produce finds its bility by designating which of the two .

t t t: ., I public vessels cruising in tho West Indies way to market through the Mississippi, should receive the fortifications. In our We understand that the Post Office Department

; If, and the Gulf of Mexico, and the Island must pass through the straits between the. own mind, there can be no doubt of the has changed the time of tho mail
t. suitable for provisions and reefs of Florida and Cuba, an estimate the
.' s very depot sup of West leaving Charleston for Key West, from
: plies. From the peculiar dangers of navigation may be formed .f the value of a secure naval -superiority Key in almost every
,1 first to the 15th of each month, so that we
y along the coast and among the FIo- depot upon those reefs. The value of particular,and we are pleased to find, from

., .,f If f :) I da Keys,. pur merchant vessels arc frequently such commerce would be the measure of the Secretary's letter,that the same opinion shall not have another mail at Key West

.: t driven by distress to seck a harbor, value of such a depot; for, should this prevails at the Navy Department.We before the first of August.

I t end for want of one in our own waters, are station in time of war be seized by our -
,0 }I under the necessity of making a port in enemy, with a fleet sufficient to enable him are informed that there is hardly a The trial of Crandall, charged with circulating -

" 1, the island of Cuba, which subjects them to to keep possession, this commerce wouldbe dissenting voice to be heard at Washington incendiary papers in the Districtof

" ;:1at considerable\ additional expense. This island destroyed, the interests of the Atlantic against the propriety of having: a Naval Columbia, has resulted in his acquittal.

.!f' : also affords a very eligible depot for and Western States would be separated, rendezvous in this vicinity. The greatest '

I : ; wrecked propertyand which is highly necessary and the intercourse between these great divisions objections we believe have origma.tcdYith lIon. Edward Livingston, late Minister I

k :"" and advantageous,where, the navigation of our country would be seriously; those favorable to Pensacola. Our friends to France, died at his seat at Red Hook, i
t_ : is attended Vuh so many dancers andy interrupted.
I the 23d !
Duchess Co. N. Y.
difficulties. We arc, at this time,i in a great I find it difficult to express an opinion as there however,have no cause for alarm. on May. '!
measure dependent on the wreckers of New "to the nature,extent, and cost of such de- There is no place in Florida or on the Gulf Great derangement of the mails prevailsin

( ; I Providence for the protection of our property fences as may be required" for this station. of Mexicothat will ever deprive Pensacolaof inconsequence
of Alabama and Georgia,
I UL- in case of shipwreck. This not only In the first place, it is certain we cannot its Dre-eminence some parts
as a Naval station..wAfv Department
gives employment to a great number of effectually protect awl secure this commerce ** of which the Post Office

; foreign vessels and seamen, but it subjectsour without a fleet, which may be con. --- has directed tho entire Northern

t' merchants to heavy expenses. These centrated upon any point of the coast of /+'gt -FRO I CAPE FLORIDA. Mail for New Orleans and that section a! +

arc some o! the obvious benefits of this poi Florida or the Gulf of Mexico, superior to Daring the last week we have had several the union generally, to be sent from Bald ;
i ,', eition in time of peace; but its advantages any one which an enemy could bring into
i in time of war, with any European Power the same region; and with such a fleet for. arrivals: from this part of the coast, and all more and Washington over the CumberlandRoad

having West India: possessions, are still tificatioDs:: to a certain extent would be necessary of them speak of having seen Indian ca. to Wheeling, and thence down the I

4 more important,both as it respects the protection for a harbor and naval depot, to noes frequently passing from one island to Ohio and Mississippi rivers by the Steam
of our own commerce, and theN guard against surprise and sudden unexpected -
another-in the direction of Cape Florida. Boat linn now in operation.
annoyance of our en"m,. An enemy with attacks from the enemy. A satisfactory -
+ naval force this estimate of the Some have: been seen within a few miles of -
i superior occupying po nature, extent, and Major General Jessup has been orderedto

sition, couldconpletelyinterrupttbewbole>> cost of such fortifications, can only be Indian Key, but the water being shoal so command: the forces against the Creek

E trade between those parts of our country made upon an accurate survey of scientific that a boat of sufficient size could! not get Indians in Alabama and Georgia.



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HHHHHMHMHHHH1HHV w Middle New York and Fortress Monroe, have
all Florida open
I be leaving
oke to be lesson to the citizens of Tallahassee I discharged,
HOLLOMAN'S a Mitchell. An immediate
CAPT. Fort
I. RELIEF OF at the of the Indiana. ordered to
the at least mercy
? A of town
portion is in contemplation
COMPANY. I shall immediately to Washington, increase of tho army ,
surrounded with stockades.There go
should be
By the arrival from St. Marks, of the be immediate danger, but cautionis and endeavor to have arrangements made and a bill for that effect will be speedily
no recommended
may Gen. Macomb an
of Middle Florida. I proposed.
for the
Schr Vesper, Capt. Handy, we learn that the parent of safety. am only protection five days from Washington, and increase of 20,000 men. From, presentappearances
fitted out to rescue the company for
will not adjourn
the expedition Letters received from the War Department shall be there in five more.I Congress
of volunteers from their perilous situation by were our Executive, on Wednesday am very respectfully yours, six weeks, tho first of July I should name

on the Withlacoochec, had reachedSt. I evening which we learn were entirely satis JOSEPH M. WHITE. as the earliest date"

j Marks,after proceeding up the Witlilacoochec -I factory. The most active measures will Wm Wilson, Esq.INDIAN. Tho following pretty S compliment is paid .

and taking the men out of their be taken for the defence of the frontier,and I ,..
the into the enemies HOSTILITIES. Mr. JAMES D. WESTOOTT, Jr. U. S. Attorney ,
health perhaps to carry: war
t stockade. The men were in good country, at least to drive him beyond the I Col. White' of Florida, arrived in this for the Middle District of Florida, by

I j except feebleness from the want of provis- Withlacoochee. Ono thousand stand of city yesterday, and departed in tho steam the Grand Jury of Leon County, in closing

11 ions. The company who volunteered to arms and fifty thousand cartridges are on packet for Washington. Having obtainedan their presentments for April Term 1836.

to the rescue was commanded by Maj. the way from Mobile, and seven hundred appropriation of a million of dollars to .
go I "The Grand Jury to Mr W cstcott ,, '
j Read. They proceeded as far as the stand have already arrived from Tampa, .carryon the War, he had set out for a flying the U. S. District Attorney, their thank
United at Augusta .
also two hundred soldiers of the visit to Florida. Learning ,
Withlacoochee in a steam his and attention to them at
mouth of the for politeness ,
States A bill is already before Congressto I that the whole militia force was disbanded,
thence proceeded the river ina i the Generalin their present session, and are of opinion, .. ,
boat, they up enable the President to accept the ser- and no new levies called for,
flat boat. They saw no Indians in ascen vices of volunteers and before many weeks "summer quarters" luxuriating in.the that the Territory has. a great acquisition in \

ding the river. a thousand western rifles will come to our refreshing sea breezes of St. Augustine, his legal knowledge.

aid-[Ib. and Florida about to be desolated, he has STANZAS

The Editor of 1 Floridian urges, that called on the Governors of South Carolinaand

if Congress adjourns without making any By letters received from Fort Drane, we Georgia, to send mounted men to the On Domingo Martinelly of the St. Auguatine \*' .
learn that the Indians have large Tallahassee to "
planted Florida line and to preventa
of "
provision for the complete suppression quantities of corn, and will have an abun- union, of the Creeks and"Semmoles, andto [BY REQUEST.] t >
Indian: hostilities in the Territory,that each And shall no lyre awake for thee "'"'- WAIts .f;'
dant supply of provisions for the next cam save that beautiful region from rapine sad and deep toned minstrelsy '"' $:W' ;,

member of that body will volunteer their paign. It is unfortunate every way, that and conflagration. The government havean Shall not each paean'cord be swept .;, .

services to'fight against:: the Indians. active operations were so arly suspended. awful account of responsibility to the Forone, o'er whom the brave have wept .' ;.
It has enabled the Indians to cultivate their country, for this most disgraceful Indian Yes! feebly though each note be rung,. '';

We received the following communicationfrom lands in quiet, while our own citizens have and servile war.Tallahassee. Mine,Martinelly; ,shall be strung I .

a correspondent during the last week, been driven from their plantations by their is a healthy country for mili- Thou too hast fallen On the field .,
marauding parties.-[Ib. in Abundant Where freemen fought their homes shield '
tary operations summer. sup ,
and one who probably has as accurate infor- the strove -
And from
plies can be had from New Orleans. We savage bravely .
mation in his possession lelative to that part To guard the country of their love.There .
I From the Columbus Sentinel, May 27. hope these states will not wait for tho for. bandv '.
,mid the bravest of that :\ .'.
of the coast of which it speaks, as any. THE CREEKS.But mality of a requisition from a United States .In bloody conflict thou didst stand ,,ft. <..

man. We cheerfully insert it, believing it little of consequence, on the part of officer. This is no time for useless formal But ah a death shot from the foes .

to be a subject of peculiar interest to the the hostile Creeks,(so far as we arc apprised ity. The whole South must see that this In thy young yean bath laid thee low i (', '-'

commercial portion of our country ,) has occurred since our last publication.We war is terminated speedily.Col. And many hearts for thee have bled.- t
great White conversed with tho For thee have tears been shed J V
and .
received : back saw many .
a day or so by a coupleof
trading from the Atlantic Cities in the the And freemen o'er thy honored grave ty .
negroes, information that gang of these passengers who at Augusta, ,.
Gulf of Mexico. It is a subject we have rascals headed half-breed night before from Columbus. There is no Have fired a requiem for the brayei' *
by a by
young :Rest, soldier, in thy glory rest I. .i
before heard spoken of, and it should be the name of Jim Henry, (who, it is said had doubt of a general Creek war. Fifty fam- I What though thy grave be humbly dreit,, ,

brought before the public, that they may the command at the burning of Roanoke,), ilies are reported to have been murdered, What though for thee no marble rise .." ,

I represent the matter to Congress. We were about to start for Florida, taking with and 2000 people to have fled to Columbusfor With lofty grandeur to the skies,- -... ,_ f ..
him about one hundred and fifty negroes, protection. Thy mon'Jment shall proudly be '
t shall at any time be glad to hoar from our a large number of horses, and plunder ot This state of the frontier is most disas- In hearts of deathless memory ';

correspondent, as our personal knowledgeof every description. Since the report by the trous. There are not 600 effective men Bright flowers will spring above' thy grata '
between the Creek and Seminole lines and Beneath the tear drops'of the brave;.
the coast is limited. two negroes, we have heard that it was con. ,
.- firmed by intelligence derived from the all,Florida will be devastated, if the Gover And though no sculptured urn should bloom ..,.
THE DRY TOR'FUGAS of South Carolina and do not With gilded glory oertby tomb, :
friendly spies at Fort Mitchell. It was nors Georgia ,
'Ti FAME enough that thou wilt be ...,.. :
The importance of this place to the commerce stated by this information, that Jim Henry's send mounted'men to the Florida linn juu n nieuit>Gr''CI 07 coo brave aDd noee.r "",'
intention the Chattahoochce to Tallahassee. -Charleston Courier.GENERAiTscoTT. ____________ .1 '
was, to cross
of the Gulf of Mexico, whether it
at Mr. Roykin's Ferry, proceed through the He died from wounds recei'ed.t.the '
be to or from New Orleans, Mobile, &c. is] the battle LaWton I
country to Flint River, thence down Jo of Dun on the 18th Jan. '.. V.
daily increasing, and of late years vessels I its junction with the Chattahoochce, to the An official letter of this commander, to 1836, JZ 20. t i' ,I

going either way calculate to make the I small bands of Indians who live near the the war department, dated St. Augustine, Two FULL MOONS.-It may perhaps be .

Light. Capt.Thompson, the keeper of the I fork of the two rivers-thence by night to May 11th,is published In tho Globe of the worthy of remark, that two full moons fall '

present Light, has proposed various methods pass over the country between Tallahasseeand 26th. The General speaks of himself as to tho lot of this month, (May),viz. on the '
;I St. Marks, to the Seminoles: if he seriously indisposed, and gives many ex- 1st and 30th. This is a rare occurrence, "
for.its improvement. He remarks that succeeds, farewell to the negroes and other planatory details of recent events in Flori and the weather-wise ascribe to it the pres. \

! the shoals to the N. E. of the Light extend property. On Monday last, a companywas da. In mentioning the resignation of Gen. ent unseasonably cold temperature.-Cour. i iI

out about 8 miles, and those to S. W., formed for the purpose of interceptingthis Clinch,he says the army will lose in this I -

which prove so destructive to commerce, Jim Henry and his roguish band, and officer and of its best commanders.11 He jUatfnr KntglifaguterPOUT It. "

about 6 miles. In thick or squally weather preventing the loss of the negroes, &c. to pays a very high compliment also to Capt. or KEY: WEST..JVNE: 18, .j ,
their unfortunate owners-but as it was Thurston, who has likewise tendered his
or even in bright moonshine, navigators late in the evening before they got ready to resignation, and recommends in order to ARRIVED.' '.

cannot judge with accuracy their distance start, and a stormy night coming on, the retain him, that he be promoted to a Lieu June 10, Schr Delight, Burrows Tor- dt ....

from the Light, (however well it may be company, after proceeding but a short distance tenant Colonelcy. At Major Reed, who tugas. Cotton taken from Barque Eleanor, )0 '\ ) ",

kept)and are liable to disasters which mightbe returned as wet as drowned rats, and was charged with ascending tho Withlacoochee toOO'Hara. V V

easily obviated. The remedy suggestedby thus, with tho cooling stormy ended this to relieve Capt. llolloman'a detachment 11, Schr Atlantic, Stephens.,New-York. 1

promising expedition. No other expedition ,he levels,the severest censures, accusing to master. ,
Capt. T. is to establish two Light Houses has been put on foot to overhaul this runa. him of cowardice and falsehood..Gen. 14, Schr Whale, Eldridge,. Tort pr. tlt

-one on the easternmost and one on the away gang,and as they have no opposition, S. says in conclusion, "1 must again repeat Cotton taken from Barqoc' Eleanor,. to, O. : .'... :
\ I westernmost of the Keys (situated about the coast being clear they are now on their that although I believe that 800 or fewer OHara. : ..

10 miles apart) distinguishing them by col. way rejoicing to join their comrades, the regulars might easily beat the whole of,the Schr United StateS; Pinder, Mobile in ,

or or otherwise. blood thirsty Seinmoles.: Seminole warriors, if they would stand, yetat charge of wreckers, having been on the ?, 'r-
least 3000 of the best troops are required reef., To Geo E Weaver. t ,

The recent events fully prove the inefficiency Copy of a letter from Hon J M White to to finish the war."-[Charles* Courier. 16, Sloop Liberty. Latham,,.Havana, .to
of the present Light and we are master. ,
the editor
of the Floridian dated
[Knowing; as we do'the character and
informed that U. S. Mail Schr Hope Walker
the keeper has: made frequent Charleston
Augusta, Gco. May 12th. high standing of MajoV Read, we venture to O'Haro.. 'V -
representations on subject and submit-
ted for its Dear: Sir-Believing that Congress would to I predict, that an irruption will grow out of 16, Sloop Loreto, Sawyer, Havana, to .
improvement, finally remain in session until July, having before the accusations contained in Gen. S.'a letter master. .,1';; ever, recommending its suppression and them dozen Bchr Hester
a subjects of the greatest importance against this gentleman] Ann, Geiger, Tortogas.
the substitution of the I with whch affairs Cotton taken from
two lights previously our were unconnected Barque Eleanor,to O.
referred to. I set out to make a flying visitto .Commodore Dallas, in a letter dated O'Hara. '.." ';' ?*. ., 1

Tallahassee to settle some affairs of busi Pensac
y From the Floridian. ness. I find here an alarm of Indians in I I New Orleans, that the U. 8. Schooner dries from Schr Harriet; to F'A'Browne.

FURTHER INDIAN HOSTILITIES. the immediate vicinity of Tallahassee, and Grampus would be off the Balize on,21st Schr Harriet, HatioldBaltimoroI having
the lower Creeks in a very disturbed state, inst. to afford been on the reef; (r ,
Intelligence has been received of the des. under these convoy to American vessels '"
'ruction of of the town of Roanoke,on the tile circumstances of, I have considered destined for any of the ports of Mexico: St Sloop Translator, HiwluW! ; 8 das. from
consequences proceeding, or and likewise Joseph's.
bring from of the
Chattalioocliee any Mexican
by the Creeks. It contained returning to Washington If I ,
proceed, ports, Specie belonging to American SAILED.
three stores, and about fifteen families. Nothing mer-
business is out of the question, and one June 11 Sclir''Atlantic
chants. The
Warren Sloop of War Stephens St.
is known of the
fate of the inhabit man could do but little in defence of the now Marks.
ants. It is feared that they have all fallen on that coast, had similar orders.
country. Whatever mischief could be done, 17, U. S.Mail Schr Hope,John Walker
victims of savage cruelty. There were in all probability, has been accomplished. Charleston. .' ,
about thirty men in the who had The Washington Correspondent of the
volunteered The session of
Congress,jt was supposed! The Schr' Vesper
Handy;from St Marks
for the defence of the Charleston Courier
place. They would be protracted by the disturbed state concluding a letter to bound to Charleston, passed
'were completely surprised and little or no of our Southwestern Frontier. Appearances the editors, writes"Information NV Pass ou 13th inst.'OTICE..jtllpenoruharingany. through
) resistance was made. Two persons only in that quarter have changed. I have
'escaped on board a steamboat lying at thewharf. has been received here of
\ that the lower Creeks N- pjiums
Georgia and the neighboring states, meditated war, and we, in Middle Florida have the rising} of the Creeks, in Alabama, andappropnation estate or II. D. Crews de.
'will at length be roused from their of 500,000 was made ""m present them to'tbo'odenl
lethargy he m the of their by < and the red man will be swept from the face berainoles.way 1 did junction with the tho House this evening, to prosecute the .ed ed before; the 4tbJulJ' and aU those indebt j
not will
-of the suppose, until are war against them. The call and settle their account '':' .
earth. of *
Ought not the fate of Roan- rived here, that the Army of 6000 would companies wg.ular P. J, i"f. i
troops stationed NTANB/AdmVf ,
the board :.
on Ilea at Juno i.
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[ 'N T* 'Ahiencinu] F"" rjelf t :'l\1a'rchingorth.( from"their iropregliablefortress her refined .ftiaversatioa, and gentleness creature, was:tho only being! i save myself

I,. APPEAL IN BEirALF''OI'VflE'FAlll. ,in firm and glittering ahoy,to of manner, soon captivated tny too susceptible that did not execrate his name and desert
LIES OF MitJ DADE & HIS! COM- the relief of comrades in the wilderness- heart. Our walk was some half a him in the height of his adversity. The ,1

,. mile through a border of the village overshadowed scene was truly touching. lie
:' PAN1ONS.. full of youth, of high hopes, and ardent. tried to
.. courage-iliey are tracked on every step of by rude forest trees palliate his guilt, but he had unknown to

The massacre of Major Dadc'd command their way by a wary and unsparing foe- Time passed on-and our love became her, been accustomed to dip too deep in the

, in Florida, which thrilled fora while, every Ueleagucd by oight and by day-in the mutual. We were frequently together, accursed bowl, and in an evil hour, while

bosdrn with fioVrdr, "seems to bd already midst at swamps,pathless to them, but of, straying over the greenwood, and breathingsoft under its baleful influence, he committed

forgotten. It came upon us like a sudden. which every intricacy is plain to their savage tones in each other's ears. Several l tlie fatal deed that destroyed himself, and

/ thunderclap: from a., 1oudlcss sky, and the enemy-cut off from communication with months had elapsed since our first meetingand blighted the hopes of a sweet family, consigning .

i i thought out seems to have vanished as soon those they had left and those they sought to every tiling was arranged for the the beautiful Jane to an early grave.

,,, Yet the reality, the fatal reality of(he dreadful join-they yet held on their unfaultering celebration of the nuptials, save the appointment They parted, never to meet again in this
1 'catastrophe' deeply,though silently, course, relying on God and their good of the day. world. I stayed with unfortunate young

; felt by the widowed wives, the fatherless swords for safety, and on their couuiry, for About this time, a circumstance occur man until he was carried to tne State Prison '

childrenthehgrgavedparentsthe' ; ; mouining justice to the memory and service of those red, which I soon found would have to end ; where he languished a few months and

relatives of the gallant band that there struggled who should fall. Arrived within striking in my taking a journey. Then to part was then died, in the morning and prime of

and died,as died the Spartans at Ther distance almost of the comrades they were like cutting loose the last cord that bound his days-a sacrifice on the polluted altar 1

f mopylae-should belch, and acknowledged sent to relieve, the long expected onset of me to earth! But we did pai t, and I set outwith of intemperance, and a frightful example

too;by the nation whom they served the savage was made. Unappallcd by the the view of returning as early as the to the young votaries of fashion, who associate
of life
and honored' at the sacrifice Dade number and horrid yell of their antagonists object of my voyage would permit. At with the vulgar in the midnight revel .

What are the facts Major ,Cap. -unshaken by the fatal aim which at once length the time came for me to set out on and lay the foundation in early life for a

tains G. W. Gardiner and Frazer,Lieutenants took off their commanders,and closing after! my return. Oh! with what a light heart shattered constitution, a ruined reputation,
Keais and R. Hendqreon
I,,' r Bassinger. Mudge, each fire of the enemy, the too frequent intervals did 1 pursue my journey! Every adverse the jail, the scaffold and a hopeless death.
Gatlin with than 100
t and Dr more in their ranks, they maintained the wind that impeded the progress of our bark Jane never appeared in public again. She

y men were, with who the exception themselves of two or unequal fight, and even beat offfor a time gave me pain! The prosecution of my gradually drooped like a blighted flower.

three privates, dragged their foe. Soon returning, with increased jonrney home, was prevented at an intermediate Her parents carried her to a more mild and
the field
and from oi
wounded bleeding fury and force, the Indians assailed the survivors place, for a short time. By and by 1 genial climate; but she died in six months.
, the 28th of December

i } slaughter on who"few and faint but fearless still," received a billet. Good Heavens! on my You will now see on the Sabbath,the bent

lost, by a band of Indians greatly upheld their country's banner,until all were opening it, what did I see? An awful account form of a female, supported on the arm of

superior in number. No man fled,or turn slaughtered.We of the death of my beloved! I was a feeble old man, taking their seat in the

ed to fly -though many,had they attempted do not love war of any kind, and frantic! The letter lay in confusion be house of God. They have now nothing to

it, might probably! .have saved their lives- cannot therefore join in the declaration of fore me-and I grieved-grieved bitterly live for on earth. Their sweet child is in

but each, 'eb1ulati g'the other in courage the great Chatham, wl am a ,lover of honorable that I had suffered any thing to prevent my heaven. ,
netf-devotion stood his and fell
and }to post,
; where hefoufiht,1till death, ind claimed them war," for even in war the most inevitable I immediate return. The object of all my She's planted in the realm's of rest,

and honorable, there is, in our judgment earthly hopes was gone, and forever! Oh! Where roses never die;

nil! too much of crime and ferocity to how tho thought of leaving her, weighed
Of tho officers, Dade, Gardiner and Bas Amidst the gardens of the blest,
recommend it to the choice and aifcction upon my minIt! haunted me like my
left mlli,8--\VI\with Beneath stormless
l singer, : young ot a humane and reasoning being; but we shadow by day-and pursued me in my a sky.
heretofore 'the of
children, relyirg on pay' ,do 'feel deeply,and can honor without stint distracted visions at night Time has rolled -

their husbands for supfwrt-and now dependent the noble traits which war sometimes developes -. on, and I have been through various From tho Coquette.
on.tho cold charities of the world.
-and of these, few more striking' scenes. i have mingled in gay society,and THE SONG OF BEAUTY.
The enlisted soldiers too as we learn Almost
} all had'families, and of tho unmarried were ever displayed, than by our gallant even for a moment appeared cheerful, but I turn on every side,
und sell-devoted soldiers. Thefiim and another moment and all
' my sorrow returns.
officers and soldiers, it is not'to be doubted, And gazo along the land;
cheering voice of young Bassingcr, when My grief has sunk into a state of deep
t I that many among them contributed' from alone of all the officers he survived, and melallc ioly 0 adverse fortune, why did And yet, both far and wide,

their pay sister's.Does ;to the.: aid of aged parents or indigent when his soldiers were reduced to one third ye drive me from the home of my youth- The lowly and the grand,

of their number" courage lads, we will from the dearest object earth ever held out The noble and the clown,
i this statement
1 not' present a casein do the best we can"-uttered as these to me. My mind still haunts the shades The fallen and the free
which and ,
Congress: may rightfully words:: were with the,certainty that all that we used to frequent. But 1 have never
should promptly interpose its aid? It is The Court, the Camp, the Grown,
ventured visit them
, could bv done:, would be in vain-should to since.
r ,' true, that according tO'an old law'in forcean find an echo in every American heart-andmove I When 1 see female beauty and virtue, I Alike are slaves to me.
allowance of for five is I
provided- for 'the1attnlies'olt'otiicer8 halfpay' years killedin it to admiration and gratitude.Leus t, admire it-but never shall I meet with a being The soldier wields his sword,
then hope that Lean who take such
some generous can possession of
but for,the families sfuldiersthereb'no my
And in the
and eloquent tongue may be inspired to 1 soul-upon which 1 can place a full affec- glories fight;
I Arid for that of officers
bi .provisions ciaiiu trom Congress: the raced of admirationlurgallamry uon. The Miser views his hoard,
, what Is It? In'the"present case, the '
which, though unavailing was 1 never shall behold the one most beloved And revels in delight;
half> of a Captain's widow would be
' pay month-that of a Lieutenant $16 lIu.1olUllliult-and the succouring aiU'" ot a by me on earth! But when the silver cord I Iis The Statesman's dearest aim
.; $20 a per just:: and rich nation, to those suruvois who loosed, and the golden bowl is broken
01' for five allowance Is rank and
month only -an =
years high degree
I lust, in this self devoted band, their stay then 1 hope to ascend, and be enabled to
which for life would seem most dis-
even the, of blood and hope on earth. We cannot doubt! t atthe view her sinless spirit in the regions of bliss! Yet power,gold and fame,

proportioned,as price precious nation would! ratiiy any act of benevolence They'd give them all for me!
but which for the brief period of five
\ years,
which might be FORGER.Afew .
adopted at Washington
t seems tittle 'better than a mocking at calamity. Let fraud or force obtain
lu behalf ot these officers
and soldiers- years agol became acquainted witha
The private soldier moreover i is
OVtrlhOkcd. and as the voice ot justice alike, -nd oi most interesting family. There was a A mastery on earth,

wholly This should not beat any time-least of policy, is fortified m this case by the precedents father and mother,and an only child. They I hold my right to reign

' rtlerred torn the naval service,we were m affluent circumstances and From Nature at birth
all should it be,at a period when superfluity were my ;
of the Treasury makes generosity mere:S will not believe I that Congress will be back both deeply pious. They watched with I care not for the strife,
' \\uid in answering its appeal. paternal care over the unfolding beauties of
justice. Who
" When six the U. S. their dear little girl. She grew up fair an conquer or who flocd -
some years ago ship
FliteT LOVE. So long there is life
lovely and no blast
Hornet went down at sea,and, with all her chilling were permitted
living world wajengulphed in tho abyss,the "0, ever thus from childhood' hours, to blow upon the delicate form of Jane. There will be slaves for me!

I've seen my fondest hopes decay, In a few years she into
rumor had scarcely reached the country, sprung up woman The Monarch
ere a proposition was made in the House of J I never loved a tree or flower, hood. The hearts of the doating parents is my tool, i

J Representatives and carried by one universal But 'twas the first to fade swap" became still more attached,and they looked The Soldier is my lamb,

burst of sympathy,. ,to allow the forward with deep anxiety to the future, The Scholar is my fool; 1

relatives of every officer, sailor and marine.. IT was en one of those Sabbath mornings hoping that they should be attended downto Yet, mistress as I am,

on board six months pay according to rankin in June 18-,when the bun shout i in the grave in peace, by their lovely daugh Of all beneath the sun

4' addition to any pay then ,due, and all his splendor:! and the green leaves of the ter. She bad many suitors, and many of ,
from wood formed fers; but one after another At Of man, and earth, and sea,
without derogating their claims: if any, a striking contrast, with the rejected.
on the pension fund. spots that chanced to be pierced by the length there came one he was a stranger: J own the sway of one-

We well remember tho touching eloquence bun'a: rajs-1 rambled through the beautiful Iroiu a distant part of the country. His O LOVE, I bow to thee!

with which, in reply to some coldhearted oak and hickory groves, contemplating appearance was prepossessing. 'here was -
who that in the beauties of the a blandness and softness in his t
objector, urged such! a season. manner, There are spots in the waste and
case there was no merit to acknowledge, no \\hue thus soliloquizing, the villagechurch I which is ever capable of gaining an inter arid expanse green of life, delightful and refreshing -

fterounn to be rewarded, Mr Edward Everett bell called back my wandering' est in a female's heart. He was reputed to the soul. Around "Diamonds

drew a picture of the struggles of the j thoughts, and warned me that it was time I rich, and became the professed admirer of of the Desert," we all love to .-
element: to prepare for the solemn duties of the Jane. Her heart, was his, and the parentsafter Among such may be reckoned the meeting i

e Sabbath.. 1 returned in mauy misgivings of mind, consented
v something of a again after a lapse of old familiar
'' discipline as the tempest waxed fiercer, and bustle, to be able to reach the old church I that he should have her haad. Preparations faces on which in boyhood's years joyous hours

! their_condition.! ,,became more hopeless..- house before service commenced.I I were making. .for the. weddingthe guests: we n_ _hnvft__,_ Y&en____ nrriisJomwl__________ in__ .Innlr___! nr_ the___
r; and,finally, 01 taeir The I were invited;out three days previous the w
courageous restgnattunwhenafterallwasdoaethestralningnerves building stood on the side of a bill I celebration of the unanticipated but welcome renewal of intercourse
in a small village. It nuptials, ho was arrested
was almost oershad- with those who once were our
and agonized, yet unflinching i hearts,could owed by the oaks of the forest, which had [for forgery and thrown into prison. I via. bosom friends and companions but have
do, the certainty of a quick and inevitable ited him many times during his confine-
been It'ft
standing for the purpose of shad. been far removed from us by time and dis
death stared' them in the face-and ment. At length the verdict
then of
its the
ing exterior. The house jury tance. How sweetly such occasions,
was plain- upon
asked whether there was given against him. He
triumphantly Has not no gaudy fixtures, which are attached to was sentenced does fond memory throw its chastened and
merit whether there was not heroism by the court to some
in years1
,churches imprisonment
in large cities embellished hallowed the And how
it- light
: upon past -
such high bearing True it was a in the State Prison When
"fancy the
I and for this reason it had a greater effect decree was vividly and distinctly do incidents almost
w sketch"be drew for survived known I called to
none to him.
tell see As I .
me. usually attended buried in the recollection and
upon service in start pre.
the tale of that disater but it sketch the cell, the
was a
rude turnkey observed to
building three times during the me, sent themselves anew to the imaginationlie !-
which ihe antecedent of naval there is a lady within." Ii
history week. fIn was the wretch who reads these few lines in the far
well justified, and which Congress and the ed Jane. In three short weeks she had ,
the South who called the classmate
afternoon of this once writer his -
day chance
nation felt to be just been: thrown from the height of
threw a earthly hap. and friend and whose
young lady of the friendly greet&ings
t' Is there not a theme for village in my: piness.! She appeared wan and
as true eloquencein ,way. She was: a member of the of pale, and elicited these remarks, can appreciate
society broken hearted

the incidents and fearful issue of the this church, and was always to be found! the very shadow of her feelings which the tongue could out give
,struggle ofthe fated soldiers under Major within its walls in time of lieni Walk-1 self. She had como to bid him utterance to,and which could not here be
e. farewell-the
Dadt,u In these of ibo foundering Hot.N ing from church in company with her-ned him, she alone voice,of that Justice young had and condem lovely even Gazette.attempted to be expressed-(Alexandria