Independent chronicle & Boston patriot
Full Citation
Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00073193/00005
 Material Information
Title: Independent chronicle & Boston patriot
Uniform Title: Independent chronicle & Boston patriot (Boston, Mass. Semiweekly)
Alternate title: Independent chronicle and Boston patriot
Running title: Boston patriot & daily chronicle
Physical Description: 29 v. : ; 61 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Hale, Nathan, 1784-1863
Publisher: Ballard & Wright
Place of Publication: Boston Mass
Creation Date: January 18, 1837
Publication Date: 1817-1840
Frequency: semiweekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Boston (Mass.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Suffolk County (Mass.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Massachusetts -- Suffolk -- Boston
Coordinates: 42.357778 x -71.061667 ( Place of Publication )
Citation/Reference: Brigham, C.S. Amer. newspapers
Additional Physical Form: Also issued on microprint by Readex Microprint Corp. and on microfilm by Graphic Microfilm.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 49, no. 3769 (June 4, 1817)-v. 77, no. 6166 (May 23, 1840).
General Note: "For the Country" appears in under the masthead until Sept. 27, 1817.
General Note: Published by Ballard & Co., 1829-1831; Nathan Hale, 1832-1840.
Funding: Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.
 Record Information
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 09881700
lccn - sn 83021192
System ID: UF00073193:00005
 Related Items
Related Items: Independent chronicle & Boston patriot (Boston, Mass. : Daily)
Related Items: Boston patriot & daily chronicle
Related Items: Boston patriot & daily mercantile advertiser
Related Items: Boston patriot & mercantile advertiser
Related Items: Boston daily advertiser & patriot
Related Items: Boston daily advertiser (Boston, Mass. : 1836)
Preceded by: Independent chronicle (Boston, Mass. : 1801)
Preceded by: Boston patriot and morning advertiser
Succeeded by: Boston commercial gazette (Boston, Mass. : Semiweekly)
Succeeded by: Columbian centinel (Boston, Mass. : 1804)
Succeeded by: New-England palladium (Boston, Mass. : 1840)
Succeeded by: Boston semi-weekly advertiser

Full Text


ilt9l~pp~l c '~"~~YI~l~s~~llFI- ma9rra-dmiT ~-l- ...r. .in~~jrlol~3-B. -h A

.-. s .L .. .. L-~iY < "' ,

~BIL~ld L~e-lr.~ & Jr~rP



PATFaIOS... Published on Wednesday and Saturda&,
Terms, $4 per annum...payable in advance.
All A4vertisemeuts likewise appftr in the Boston Daily
SJdvseriser, and Patriot.
310ffice JNas. 6 1 8, Congrms street,. .near State street.
S.- ARK, IIOMER & LILLIE, Printers.
S-AGE.O rS.. .Thomas Tucker, Newton Corner; Reuben Macy,
Wantcket, Ma ss.-N. March & Co. Prtbmouth, N. H.-Jona
,'Marstoti, Jr, ,Macbias Port,' Me:-Hale & Hallock, (Editors ot
Ju orn#l Comiarce,) New York-Benj. B. Hussey, Charleston,
8. C.--S. I .S Parkhurst..Cineinnati.E0hiL,.


SATURDAY, JAI. 14.-The President communicated
a letter from John Howard, Esq. signifying his accept-
ance oftlhe office of Councillor. [Subsequently a con-
Vrention of the -two branches was formed, when Mr.
H6ward came in, and wa. qualified according to law.j
A petition of Isaac W. Goodrich and others, to he
' incorporated as a Steam Boat Company;-was p eseuted,
J. l referred -to the Committee on Mercantile Affaigr,
A petition of the Trustees '4l Berkshire Medicat
Institutionifior an.alteration of their charter,-was pre-
sented,and referred to -t4hCommittee on the Judiciary.
h bill to incorporate' the Mountain Seminary, at
Worthington', was reported, and passed to a second
Sreding. O Adjourned.
MonDay, JAN. 16.;--Mr, Lwrence, from the Com-
mittee on theJudiciary, on an order of the 13th inst.
reported a bill relating to Guardians, which was read
once, and ordered to a second reading.
Petitions of, the Commonwealth Bank, in Boston,
'' and of the.City Bank, in Lowell, for an increase .of cap-
ital, were presented and committed.
A bill from the House, concerning the surplus rev-
enue of the United States, was read, and committed to
the committee on so much of the Governor's address as
relates to the reception of the surplus revenue.
On'motion of Mr. Hudson, it was ordered, that the
Committee on Education inquire into the expediency
ofaltering or amending the form of the School Returns
contained in the- 63d section of the 23d chapter of the
Revised Statutes; and also to inquire into the expedi-
ency of altering or amending the inquiries contained in
'the 64th section of said chapter. ,
The bill concerning' the sarpliis revenue of the U.
States, i as reported, without:'ame)endment,, and it was
read again, and ordered'to a thirdreading. /-
On motion of Mr. Parker,: of Middlesex, it was or-
dered, that the Committee -n Railways and Canals
consider the expediency of prescribing the form of re-
turns to be made to the Legislature by the Directors of
Rail Road Corporation, especially in regard to the re-
ceipts and expenditures-of said Corporations. Sent
-down for concurrence.
On motion'of Mr..Sprague, it was ordered, that the
-.Committee on Marmfactures inquire into the expedi-
- ency of amending the law for the inspection of Nails,
so as to allow the marks to be put on the heads, instead
of the sides, of the casks, and to repeal that part of the
law .which requires the. tare of the casks to be marked
or-them. ._
Messrs. Fairbanks, Ward, Chapin and Joy were ad-
ded to the committee on the part of the Senate, to
whom was committed the resolve to amend the Consti-
tution, in relation to the basis of the Senate. Adj.

SATvUR AY, JAi. 14.-The following petitions were
presented and committed:-
Of Robert F. Barnard and others, for the incorpora-
tion of the Berkshire and New York Rail Road Corpo-
ration, and -of Nathan Benja.nin and others, in aid
thereof-.-of the town of Westfield, praying the estab-
lishment of the- line between that town and South-
wick, as a strait'line ;-of Simeon Butterfield and oth-
Sers, praying incorporation of the Chelsea Agricultural
and Mechanics' Association;-of the town of Dennis,
praying for liberty to open a passage from Kelly's Pond
to Bass River, aad relating to the price of fish taken
in said town, of Joseph Potter and others, of Fall
Ai ver, for incorporatioa ie fr eigioas purposes.;--of
Daniel Couch ahd ithera, for incorporation for mming
purposes in the c6unty^',oBerkshire,--of Nathan Hol-
anan and 82 others, praying a more adequate remedy in-
law against injuries by fire from engines on -the Boston
and Providence Rail Road;-of Clifford Craven and
49 others, praying the passage of a law requiring rail
road corporations to'make good all damages occasioned
by fires kindled by sparks from their engines ;-of Lu-
ther 1Hunt and 28 others, of Bernardston, for an altera-
tion of the ,law regulating the number of the Over-
seers of the Poor ;---of harris Bartholomew, Jr. and
-others, inhabitants of Gardner.praying a repeal of the
7th and 8th sections of the 35th chapter of the Re-
vised Statutes ;-of the town of New Bedford, for the
establishment of a Registry of deeds therein ;-of John
S. Colton and others, praying that' minors may be ex-
tempted from poll taxes ;-of the town of Marble-head,
and the Selectmen and others of WestSipringfield, on
the subject of the surplus revenue.
Mr. Hinckley, of Barnstable, presented a petition of
Win. Marston and others, praying that the testimony of
witnesses may be allowed, without subjecting them .to
a religious scrutiny.: .:rfereed -to Messrs. Hiackley, T.
W. Phillips of Boston, and Folsom of Hingham.
Messrs. Baker of Amherst, Gray of Boston, Gates
,of Richamond, Alvord of Greenfield, Farnhamnaof Sa-
lem, Marcy of Southbridge, and Swift of Falmouth,
Were joined to the committee of the Senate, on the re-
asolve providing for an amendment of the Constitutiona
ain relation to the basis of the Senate.
On motion of Mr. Daggett, of Attleborough, -it was
'ordered, that the Committee on Railways and Canals
inquire what ,praVfl(ts of law, if any," are necessary
Ito secure .the .ase conveyance of passengers on rail
On motion of Mr. Brooks, of Cambridge, it was or-
dered, that the Committee on Roads and Bridges be di-
rected to inquire into and report the cause of the
abandonment of the Prison Point Bridge, leading from
Cambridge to _harlestown-;-and
On motion of Mr. Little, of Yewbury, it was order-
ed, that the same committee be directed to-consider the
expediency of so altering the 46th section of the 24th
chapter of the Revised Statutes, that the County.-r
Commonwealth may he -made liable for the making of
all roads, Jaid out by 'the County Commissioners, 'for
the public.convenience. Sent up for concurrence.
On motion of Mr. King, of Danvers, it was ordered,
that the Committee oan Education be requested to con-.

eider the expediency of providing by law fbr the better
- education of teachers of the public schools.
The billeonceraung the .Sarpl s Revenue was taken
oap, in the orders of the day, the question being on the
anotionto recommit, made by Mr. Mansur, of LowelL
Mr. M. modified his motion, by inserting a direction to
the committee to report forthwith. On motion of Mr.
Rantoul, of Gloucester, it was ordered, that when the
question on O Mr. Mansur's motion be taken, it be takea
by yeas and nays. Mr. Park, of Boston, moved the
previous question, which being sustained, the main
question was taken by yeas.and nays, and there 'being
314 yeas and 167 nays, the bill was ordered to be en-
grossed. Adjourned.
MONDAT, SAW. 16.-The following petitions were
presented and committed.:-
OfJohn KeKidrik and others, of Orleans, for liberty
to erect a fish weir in that town ;-of Ithamar Conkey
and others, for incorporation of the Amherst Carriage
Comnanv :-of Beni. Lorinr and others, for in-cornora-

-P)RIC1t -POURn D)ot]LAR'f PER ANNI)11 IN AI)VAItjl;.


NUMBER 6817.

-~--c~ IAI~ap~r~ ~-ab ~r~ -~~~p-i e- -~rslrar~I -.i

tion entertained by the Legislature of the bold, ener-
getic, and talented opposition already evinced by the
Representative from Suffolk district, to a bill, which
wholly destroys the present tariff system. Messrs.
Park of Boston, Kinnicutt of Worcester, and Abbott
of Lowell,'were appointed on the part of the House.-
Sent up for concurrence.
On motion of Mr. Draper, 'of Spencer, the House
proceeded to the order of the day, being the Report of
the. Committee on Elections,-.which was read, laid
on the table, and directed to be printed. Adj.


SThe Legislqture.-In the House of Representatives,
on Saturtidy, the bill to authorize the Treasurer of the
Commonwealth to receive the State's proportion of the
aurplisv &veu, a a passed to be eang"oe4 by large
Legislature of'JVew Hampshire.-The New Hamp-,
shire Legislature adjourned on Saturday last, after *
session offifty four days-the longest session since the
adoption of the -constitution. Much o the time has
been occupied in the discussion of the bill for distribut-
ing among the towns, the State's dividend of the sur-
plus revenue. The principle of distribution finally a.
greed on is a compound ratio of-the numbers of polls;
and the valuation of the respective towns.

jVew Hampshire.-The Seriate of New Hampshire
on Friday last, concurred with the House of Represen-
tatives in a, resolution for terminating the session on
Saturday. A bill had passed the House, and has since
probably passed the Senate, containing the following"
provisions, viz: .That no bank in the State shall, after
the first day of.July next, issue ahy bill of a less de-
nomination than $2, and that it shall be. 'unlawful for
any person to offer or receive bank notes of a less de-
nomination than-2, after the 1stof January, 1838. It
also provides that no bank shall issue any note of a less
denomination than $3, after July 1, 1838, and that they
shall not circulate after January 1, 1839. The bill fur-
ther provides that no bank shall put in circulation any
bill between the denominations of $3 and $5, $5 and
$10, or between $10 and $20. Thus much the Legis-
lature of New Hampshire are willing to do, in adopt-
ing Andrew Jackson's theory of a specie currency-
enough to cause much inconvenience and to do no
good, by rendering entirely unproductive a few hun-
dred thousand dollars of active capital.-

Aolitionism in JYew Hampshire.-The subject of
Abolition having been referred in the New Hampshire
Legislature to a committee of the House of Represen-
tatives, they made a report, concluding with a recm.
mendationa of the following resolutions.
Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Repre-
sentatives in General Court convened, That we recog-
nize the constitutional right of the several States of the
SUnion to exercise exclusive jurisdiction within their
own limits, on the subject of domestic slavery.
Be it further resolved, That Congress cannot with.
put a violation.of the public faith, abolish slavery in
the District of Columbia, unless upon the request of
the citizens of that District, and of the States by whom
that tearitory wan ceded to the General Government.
Be it further resolved, That as the Union of the States
can only be maintained by abstaining from all inteffer-
ence with the laws, domestic policy, and peculiar in.
terests of every other State, the conduct of those who
would coerce our fellow citizens in other States into.
abolition of slavery, by inflanmatory appeals address.
ed to the fears of the masters and the passions of the
slaves, is in the -highest degree censurable, as tending
to alienate one.portion of our countrymen from anoth-
er, and to introduce discord into our sister States, and
as a violation of that spirit of compromise in which the
constitution was framed,and a due observance of which
is necessary 'to the safety of the Union.
Be it further :resolved, That we concur with the lib-
eral, just and (philanthropic views on this subject,, con-
tained in 'the ,Message of his Excellency the Governor
df.iune last.
Be it further resolved, That the Governor be request-
ed to transmit a copy of this Report and Resolutions,
to the Executives of each of the States of the Union,
and to-each of our Senators and Representatives in
These resolutions were taken into discussion in the
House on Wednesday last, and Mr. Eastman moved a
substitute, which after debate was rejected. The reso-
lutions were finallyadopted as originally reported; the
first by 168 yeas to 6 nays ; the second by yeas 124,
nays 21 ; and the three others by yeas 136, nays 14.
In the Senate tihe resolutions were referred to a com-
mittee, who reportted them without amendment, and
they were adopted yeas II, nay 1.
PennslZvania.-The Pennsylvania-House of Repre-
sentatiires, on the 10th inst. ballotted five times for a
Treasurer, without muiking a choice. The votes, on the
fifth ballot, were, for Joseph Lawrence, the present
Treasarer,35; Dariiel Sturgeon, 46; A. Mahon, 9; A.
H. Reed,.1'7.; G.D. Eipsy, 16 ; and nine scattering.
Senators appointed by the State Ezeeutive.-The con-
stitution of the United States provides, that "if vacan-
-cies happen In :the Senat;e, by resignation or otherwise,
during the reoeas of th~e Legislature of any State, the
Executive thereoff may make temporary appointments,
until ute next eetinrg of the Legislature, which shall
then fil such vacancies:." Under this provision of the
constitution, ahe Gov( rnor of Maine appointed Judge
Dana -to fill the vacanc y occasioned by the resignation
of Mlr. She pley, and h e took his seat as a member of
the Senate, seea after the commencement of the ses-

sion. The 'Legislature of Maine has since met. We
should like -to 3e infor med by what authority Mr. Dana
.holds his seat, since lihe meeting of the Legislature,
whose .duty it s to fill the vacancy by a permanent ap-
R. M. Yovrg, Esq. a Van Buren man, is elected a
.Senator in 'Covgress f br 1llinois, and not Mr.Davidson.,
as reported. 'The latt er was lately chosen Piesident of
the Senate of Illinois.
STial of ike Whites..-The second trial of Richard H.
White, at Waishingtoi i,for burning the Treasury, closed
at 1 o'clock *cn Thurs day last,and the jury retired. The
Court proceeded to thLe trial of Henry White. The cor-


The Bill to reduce the Tarvf.-,The correspondent
of the NewYork Courier and Enquirer at Washington,,,
gives the following account of the proceedings on this?
bill. ,
"Yesterday the Committee of Ways and,Means, or
rather, a majority of that Committee, made their.long
expected tariff report. There was no minority report-
Mr.Lawrence of Boston, who is among the bestinform.-
ed and most practical men in Congress on this subject,
made a bold and manly resistance. He is one of the
minority -in the Committee, which minority consists of
Mr. Lawrence, Mr. Corwin and Mr. Ingersoll. Mr.
Lawrence moved an indefinite 'postponement of the
bill. In the 'progress of hiis remarks, he was several'
times interrupted on points of- ordex-. The Van BurenL
party felt the force of "what he said; and feeling alarnm-
ed at the probable consequences of his argument going a
forth to the nation, they endeavored to gag, him down ;
and in the event-of that failing, they hoped so to em-
barrass and worry him, as to produce the same results
in a different way. But a Calmness and equanimity of,.
te iper, for which he is remarkable, bore him most tri- i
umphantly through' the tempest 'they endeavored to,
raise. When the IHouse adjourned no question was'
taken. e s
"This morning Mr. Corwin of' Ohio -renewed the de- 4
bate in favor of Mr. Lawrence's motion for indefinite-,,
postponement. This speech occupied-about two hours-.
During the first hour it was profound and logical, with. ,
soqate,occasional fights, of fncy most impressively de-i'
livered. His manner;--his style ;--his argument would '
have done honor to any deliberative body. Since I have-
been in Washington, I have not heard a more finished'
'piece of eloquence on the floor of' either branch ofr
Congress. After demolishing Mr. Cambreleng (I use
the word demolish because 1 have no other word that,
will convey my idea, unless the fastidious Mr. Hamer 1
will kindly supply me with one) by force of argument,
he continued his remarks in a vein of ridicule and sar- '
casm, that amazed even some of the orthodox, causingr,
throughout the house, peals of laughter. Nor didPres- ;
ident Jackson escape. He compared sod much of the :'
annual Message of last year, as related to the compro- .
niise bill, with the report of the Committee of Ways and '
bleans,.now under consideration, and a mighty clash- i.
ing the comparison exhibited.
The same writer remarks as follows upon the failure
of the motion to lay the bill on the table:
"In the opinion of many, this is a "premonitory symp-
tom," as to the fate of the 'bill. At any rate, it indi- ?
cates the influence of Mr. Muhlenbergh,and is not aus-
picious, (so far as he and his friends are concerned) as f
to his obtaininga seat in the next cabinet. The real,
orthodox VanBuren party are in high glee with the .
vote taken today. They consider it certain that the
whole tariff will be reduced. A congratulate Rhode
Island, Connecticut and Pennsylvania on the prospects
which are beginning to dawn upon their home indus-
try. Let them adhere to' the discipline of the party,,
and'the whole manufacturing interest of the country
will be prostrated in a few months."
Another letter to the editors of the Courier and En-
quirer, says that Mr. Hannegan's amendment, which
was smuggled in at the moment of adjournment, and
ordered to be printed without being read, embraces in
substance Mr. Walker's land bill, reported d in the Sen-
ate.- The object of the amendment is to purchase the'
support of the West, by a sacrifice of the public I and
This writer states that Reuben M. Whitney ha, -been
called before the- Deposite Bank Committee, a nd has
refused so far to answer any questions.
Congress.-In the Senate, on Wednesday the 11th
instant, Mr. Walker offered 'a resolution, declaring
it to be expedient ahd proper to acknc ,wledge the
independence of Texas. The resolution lies one day
on the table. Mr. Davis offered a resoli ition instruct-
ingthe Committee on Commerce to i squiree into the
expediency of making some provision for the nautical
education of American seamen. The bills making pro-
vision for compensation for horses, and other property
lost in the military service, and ma' ing appropriations
for pensions for the year 1837, we'-re read a third time
and passed.
The discussion of the resoluti' an for rescinding the
Treasury circular was resumed.. Mr. Clay addressed
the Senate in support of the re solution. Mr. Ruggles
made a few remarks in reply Mr. Niles moved that
the resolution be referred to the Committee on Public
Lands. Mr. Calhoun and 'Mr. Webster suggested the
propriety'of referring to th e Committee on Finance, if
to any committee. Mr. Bl ack and Mr. Clay opposed
the reference. The ques" ion being taken, the whole
subject was referred to tb .e Committee on Public'Lands
by the following vote.
YEAs-Messrs. Benl ,on, Brown, Buchanan, Dana,
Ewing, of Illinois, Ful ton, Grundy, Hubbard, King, of
Ala., King, of Geo..L ,inn, Niles, Page,Rives, Robinson,
Ruggles, Strange, allmadge, Walker, Wall, White,
NAYs-Messrs. B ayard, Black, Calhoun, Clay, Crit-
tenden, Davis, Hen drinks, Kent, Knight, Moore, Nich-
olas, Prentiss, Pree .ton, Robbins Sevier, Swift, Tipton,
Tomlinson, Webs ,ter-19.
So the whole sa object of the Treasury order, of July,
1836, was referr ed to thle Committee on Public Lands.
After a short Executive session, the Senate adj.

In the Hous,' of Representatives-
Mr. Cambr eleng, from the Committee of Ways and
Means, repo rted a bill, with an accompanying report,
to reduce th,' revenue -of the United States to the wants
of the Gov, 2rnment.
The bill was read as follows:
A Bill to reduce the revenue of the United States to
the wants of the Government.
Be it enacted, S4c. That, from and after the 30th day
of Sept .ember next, in all cases where duties are im-
posed on foreign imports, by the act of the 14th of July,
1832. entitled" An act to alter and amend the several
acts imposing duties on imports," or by any other act,
Sa0il exceed twenty per centum on the value thereof,
o e-ti'ird part of such excess shall be deducted; from
F nd afit er the 31st of March, 1838, one-half of the resi-
due of such excess shall be deducted: and on the 30th
Septem hber, 1838, the other half shall be deducted: any
thing in the act of the 2d of March, 1833, -to the con-
trary not withstanding.
Sec. 2.. lnd be it further enacted, That, from and af-
ter the 30th of September next, the duties on salt and
coal shall be ', and the same are hereby, repealed.
Mr. Owen, moved that the Report be read, which
was agreed to.
The same h. Waving been read accordingly, the bill was
read a second time.
Whereupon, Mr. Cambreleng moved to commit the
same to the Coi nmittee of the Whole House on the
state of the Union" ', and that the bill,'report, and tabular
statements accomj. anying the same, be printed.
.Mr. Lawrence rose and said, that, as one of the
Committee of Wayt and Means, and as one of the mi-
nnritv nf that 'onmin ittee on this subject, he hoped he

protectedd articles,) in eighteen months from this time-
' -reduction which would otherwise be made in five
SyOars and a half.
B .Ar. A. Mann rose to a question. of order, and asked
Sif, n the question of commitment, it was in order to go
iaFw a regular debate. .
SXMr. Lawrence asked that he miiLht be permitted to
p Po.aeed a few moments longer. He wished to make
a ag4ppeal to some of the members of this House. He
wihed to appeal to the representatives of the State 6f
Pe hsylvania; and he did so for the purpose of ascer-
\ taiang whether this-was, or was not, a party measure.
S*1fc (said Mr.,L.) I hope itiasnot. Buti appeal to the
re*lsentatives from the State of Pennsylvania, and I
aslt them if they are ready to- sanction the doctrines.
cot-e.ined in this bill and report. I appeal to the rep-
;reseJtatives froffi the State of New York, and I appeal
,to them to say whether the citizens of the State of
''ew 'York are in favor of this system ?- Sir, I cannot
believe it. I know there are many gentlemen, mem-
ber, of this House, in favor of it; Lut, so far a l know,
0 1 fel passred that the majority of the People of the.
,iState of New York will not sustain it,
P Iapopeal to the representatives from the State of Ohio,.
'an4 all the grain-growing States of the West, to.say ff,
they have no interest in this question ? .s there a gen..
tleiaaa here, truly representing the views of his con-
stitulents, who will say that he is willing to place the
whole industry of the country on the same foundation
as th* industry of the nations of Europe is placed? No,
sir, I believe no such thing.
I appeal to the representatives of New England, in
.whole and not in part. 1I appeal to the representatives '
from.,Connecticut in particular, as forming a portion of
the Administration party here, to say whether they
dare go home to their constituents with this report in
their hands, and tell them "' this is our doctrine, we
will stand or fall by' it." -Sir,, they would not be sus-
tainedfor a moment; I say, and when'I appeal to the
reprewintatives of New England, I know there is a di-
versity of opinion amongst them, but I say there is no
'difference amongst them on this point; that is to say,
that this sudden and extraordinary reduction at this
time, and under these circumstances, without any/shad-
ow ofyaplea for it, will never be sustained. There is
no plea; for what says the Secretary of the Treasury?
He sayi that the revenue will be short during the pres-
ent yeai. The Secretary says, and he is surely" good
authority, that the revenue, after the appropriations
which may be expected to take effect before the 31st- of
December next, will be .about three millions short.-
Whbatan we know about the revenue of 1838? Who
knows-what we shall receive from customs, or from
the pult4 lands ? Who can tell what's to happen in a
year friM this time ? No man can say with certainty.
Wh-is this bill brought forward at this time*? There
is no surplus now. We do not expect there will be any
at the eid of the year. I know not what effect the bill
is intended to have. I hope that, next to passing it, the
object is not to send it out to the country to destroy the
confidence already, so much impaired. Itstrikes at the
interest of the whole country. Its effect. will be to
weaken the bonds of confidence and credit which bind
men together in all commercial communities. Will
any geetlemani, (I do not mean one of the committee)
-but will any gentleman of the Administration party,
from Pennsylvania, Connecticut, New Hampshire,
'New Jersey, or any other State, who may know more
of this matterr than I do, -say that he will sustain it, and
that" he-blieves it to be for the interest of the country
that the ill should be broughf-forward at this time ?-
lThis may seem a light matter, but, sir, you are tamper-
ing wilt the great interests of the country. You pro-
pose to throw open your ports to all the- world; you
propose free trade on the one side, but you ask nothing
on the other. Would you export more cotton or more
tobacco, if the duty were taken off tomorrow ? Who
takes your produce ? Great Britain takes a great por-
tion of it; the continent of Europe takes some, but only
those articles which cannot be done without.
What are the duties in Great Britain on agricultural
products?' I will state a few of them. Salted beef 2|
Miats per lb; bacon 6 cents per lb.--
,he Speaker-here intimated to Mr. L. that the merits
of 'the bill were not open to discussion.
'-Mr. Lawrence inquired if it would be in order to
move that the bill be rejected, and under that motion to
proceed with his remarks
- The Speaker said it would not now be in order; that F
thea-otion would have been in order if it had been sub-
nmitted previous to the second reading of the bill.
| Mr. L. said he would be the last man in the House
t transgress the rules of the House, and that he would
nt, therefore, continue his remarks. -
"Mr. Ingersoll inquired if it was in order to move the
indefinite postponement of the bill.
The Speaker said the motion would be 'in order, and
that it would lay open to discussion the whole merits of
the bill.
Mr. Lawrence, thereupon, moved its indefinite post-
"The Speaker said that the notion to commit would
take precedence of the motion for indefinite postpone-
merint, but that the merits of the question would still be
open to discussion.
Mr. LaWrence said he wished merely to -show this
House what effect would be produced by the passage of
this bill. He was enumerating a few of the English
Sduities on American articles-on unmanufactured tobac-
co, 67 cents per pound; on manufactured tobacco, 2
dollars per pound; on coals, 2 or $8 88 per ton; on
spermaceti candles, 56 cents per pound ; ontallow can-
dles, 14 cents per pound.
Mr. L. proceeded: 1 could, sir, go on with a cata-
logue of those articles which interfere with the inter-
'ests of Great Britain, and of the Continent. Their
duties, in effect, are prohibitory upon all such articles.
Now, if the duties are all taken off, will you export
any more than you can now? No, sir, riot of a'single
article, unless it is done by treaty. We have no trea-
ties of this kind, that I know of. How is it with cot-

ton ? 1 apprehend that the cotton growers have, sup-
posed that they held command of the market of Great
Britain and the Continent of Europe. I wish to inform
them that it is a great mistake ; that these countries
are importing cotton now from other parts of the world
besides the United States, and that to a great extent.
In India, they are increasing the quantity'as well as
d the quality of their cotton. During the last'year,
double the quantity of cotton was imported into
England from Indis, more than was imported the
previous year. At-the present time, they were import-
ing cotton from EgyptA Persia, Brazil, and other places
where it was grown.
Mr. Vanderpoel here rose, and called for the ord ers
of the day ; which motion was lost-ayes 68, noes- 74.
Mr. McKay here raised the question whether, under
the 103d rule, the bill did not require commitment.
The Speaker decided that, so far as he was able- to
.form an opinion, from the very hasty consideration. he
bad given to the subject, he should decide that the- bill
must be committed.
A lono debate followed, in which Messrs. M,.rcer,
- Mann, Reed, Thomas, Cambreleng, Ingersoll, Ilann,
Vinton, Vanderpoel, Sutherland, and Toucey too'& part.
The Speaker then assigned his reasons why ]ae was
of opinion, upon further-consideration, and con suiting
'precedents, that this bill is not of a character to bring
it under the rule that every bill imposing a t ax upon
the People shall first be discussed in Committee of the
Mr. Boon then withdrew an appeal which he had
taken from the decision of the Chair; and

i Mr. Lawrence resumed. He was very sorry, he said
that any remarks of his should have been the cause of
-consuming so much time of the House: and nothing
L -- .. I -. -_--:.i k-_ -_j-._: 4 no _-._ _

was neither an 6ffice-h det nor an -bffice-see er. But
his object in addressing ih e chairman ^was to astertair,.
and let the country know,' whetherthi 1hil was or was
not a political measure. He had ha d O.pprtunity to
ascertain that fact.- I would like to- fk-oi- (said.he)
whether there is any 4oikert ofaction here, upon this
bill, -among the Administration 'pai.' Vthe country
ought to know, and to know at one, whether this be a.;
party measure or'not. I hope, si*, tat it is -*iot; For
that reason, sir, r.it was -tbast I appealed to ta BRepre-
sentatives from Conznetiuit,as uieeply'iterestei in this
question as any Slate in th Uio i--to the Repre4ntd-
tives Tfrom New Hampshire; frnoii Rh~e .tand-Afrom
all New England, and-fromi-Peinsylynia, 4Jhe laterlthe
authors (I -was going to say) and the c sistent sup-
porters of the protective system. I now 11 upon them
all to rise in their places an& say V heheer key are going
:for this bill; I Want the country to knr this. It is -
due to the People that they should know whether a bill
is going to pass this House by the otes those Repre- V
sentatives, which will prostrate to the arta most impor-
tant interests of the counrty.'j 1 prloqf somee prac-
tial' knowledgee of the subject ; and li orifae this-
,bill fraught with-consequences fktal tO h a in-
dividuals. It has been aid that a Wfi
pro Mioas s b ill now its'e ip bial
the benefit of the poor. Sir, I deny thetirth of the;
proposition. 'This is a billAhe tite of which s-tould bei'.
a bilt to make THE RICH RICHER AlNixTHE POOR: 0OOER.
Mr. L. here traced the passage fasucha bit1as-this
to its probable consequences. He supposed tfe caeof
an individual in Pennsylvania, or in ConneEtictit, eBi-
gaged in manufactures, the cost of whmse- buiidhi-gs-ad:
fixtures has been ten thousand dollars, upon which (a
common case) there was a mortgage for one-half tlhe
cost. To pay off this mortgage, when hisemployment
for his machinery fails, his property is sold. Who buys
it? Is' it the poor man who purchases in such cases ?
Not at alE: but he who has redundant capital. Whiatis
now the case, Mr.,L. asked, in those parts of the country -
where pecuniary pressure is felt ? Go into your cities,
and you will find'-that the men who have a smaller a
middling- property are paying at the rate -of from 15 to
30 per 'cent. 1er annum for money. Who is it that is
reaping the profit ? Is it the poor man'? No, sir, it is the
rich capitalist, or those who are allowed to use his capi-
tal. If there was ever aw system devised on earth to
throw the property of the country into the hands of the
few at the expense of the-many, it is the present finan-
cial system of the United. States. 1 know it, sir, and I
am willing that my judgment of the matter shall go to
the, country, for every practical man will know that'
what 1 say is.true'. Ay,. air, and the bill on your table
goes to a much further extent than this, for it reachle-
the labor of the country. In one month' after the passage
of this bill,. the business of every manufacturer and
dealer in the country will be contracted. It is not the
large capitalist, protected by his money-bags, who will
feel its direct effects, but the laborer-the mechanic,
who now gets two dollars -or two dollars and a half &
day. To hinmthe employer 'says, on receiving informa-,
tion .3f the passage ofthis bill, I muststop my work!
Oh, nb! saysthe laborer,for you will take from me my
mean s of support. Well, says the employer, I will, in
order to keep 'you.atwork. give yo'u henceforth a dollar
a day instead of what; I have heretofore given you,
Gentli emen may flitter themselves that they are exempt
from t.be operations of this. bill;: bhut no man, whatever
_his co edition inlife may be,, is.beyond the deleterious
effects of this bill:ifit be-ome'-alaw. Mr. L. was sure,
he said,. that the representatives from the Western
States, =r fromnthe Southern,were not. going for this bill.
The re presentatives from the Southern States especially
would not go fbr it when the profits of their cotton crops
were already in.a process of reduction-; for, although
he kri ew thatthe. crop of this..year was a large one, the
procet(ds of that crop will~fall far shdrt of the proceeds-
of the crop--of last year. -
Mr. 'L. said 'it was not only.to protest against the prin-
ciples of thisbill -that he had risen, but to. ask of the gen-
tlome n in this House who have the power to do what
they will--t pass this bill, or to defeatit--whether this
bill was to-.be considered as a proclamation issued by
the pi-esent-dynasty in the Government;.eras adecisive
token. of the course of measures which we'have to ei-
pect at the hands of the coming Administration. For,
he d id no~ hesitate to say, if it-is produced as a party
"'teasre, it will become the, law'of the find' but, iiof, W
- 'by the aidofthe Representatives-ofPennsylvaniaNew
'Ham pshiie,;Ohio, and :Maine, whose constituents were
so deeply interested in the matter, with those from at
least a portion of the Sobuththe bill might providentially
be de-feated. But, be that as it might, it was the impera-
tive dtity of the House to declare to the country, at
once-, immediately, whether or not it was probable that
any bill like this would pasu during the present'Con-
gressx, &c. "
MX. L. concluded with a few observations on the state
of the currency of the country,. which, time does not
allow- to be reported:
Mr. Corwin, of Ohio, obtained 'the floor; but'the hour
being late,. he gave way to a motion for adjournment,
and The House adjourned.
In the-Senate, on Thlursday, several subjects which
stnmod in. order for consideration' were postponed-Mr.
CaihdobnS deposite bill to Thursday next-Mr. Walk-
er's Texas resolution to Wednesday-and the billto
limit-the sales of public lands to the-following day. The
expunging resolution was taken:up, and Mr. Benton
spoke in defence of it, and eulogized Jackson's admin-
istration, Mr. Grittenden spoke in, reply, and 'in ridi-
c ule of the servility which wouldtbe exhibited by Sen-
fLtorsin passing the resolution. Mr. Dana, of Maine,
began-a speech in favour.of the resolution, and to make
known.the expectations of his own State. Before he
Shad finished, the Senate adjourned.

In-the House of Representatives, Mr. M'Keon offer-
ed a resolution which was adopted,. instructing the
Committee on Commerce to inquire into the expedien-
cy of playing light boats on Flynn's Rolt and the
Romer) near Sandy Hook, and of publishing the charts
now in the-office" of the Superintendent of the coast
The bil'reported on Wednesday,, to reduce the Tar-
iff, was again taken -into consideration-. Mr. Corwin,
of Ohio, addressed the House in- opposition.too the bill,
in a, able speech:. Mr. Cushman, of New Hampshire,
supported the principles of the bill; and maintained that
it would be agreeable to 'his constituents.. Mr. Muh-
lenberg.moved to lay the bill on the table, Mr. Mann
mo4ed a call 'of the House, which, was agreed to-, after
which the motion to lay on the table was negatived-
yeas 94, nays 119. Mr. Halsey, of Georgia, obtained
the-floor, and after receiving an amendment offered by
Mr. Hannegan, and,.ordering it to be .printed, the
House. adjourned. The Tariff bill' will not again come
up in the orders of the-day until- Tuesday.
hi the Senate qn Friday, Jan. t3tlh, the Chair pre
sented the credentials of Thomas Clayton, elected a
Senator from Delaware, to fill the vacancy occasioned
by the -resignation, of J. M. Clayton.. Mr. Hubbard,
from the Committee on C4aims,'repprted a bill, appro-
priating $5000 to be paid to Capt. Allen, as compensa-
tionafor bringing Ge.n;.,Lafayette -and his family to this
country in 1824. Mr. Davis 'offered the following

T~ __L ___ I __ ~___

114 pm. 7,163,040..
making an aggregate .amount of upwards of FIFTY -,
millions."' The expenditure to be' deducted, left an es-
timated surplus of $44,500,000. This surplus is stated
to have'been caused by the policy heretofore pursued
of revising or preparing the tariff of duties, without
any regard to the wants.of the Treasury. It gives en
coleur deorose, in Mr. C 's best style, a picture of the
metallic condition of the country now,: as contrasted
with what it had been-laments the extension of the
paper system, and goes into a statement of imports and
exports; but which, although given in figures--which,
it is proverbially said, cannot lie, yet ,myimpression is,
that some of his-statements are incorrect-; at all'events,.
former similar glowing statements, as to commerce and ,
tonnage, are not forgotteri, as having been notoriously
sent forth in error; and my-faith in matters emanating
SfronM a partisan of Mr. C.'s character, is not strong..
'He, adverts to the necessity of making these restric- ...
tions with a most hypocritical whine, and gives ais con-,
solation to the various interests which he is about to -.
destroy, one after the other ; running, free trade mad,,
his general reasoning is, that in:the home consumption
most of them will find a sufficient and the best protec-
tinn! and giving a general review.-of our increased
trade, resources and enterprise, he is for returning to-
the' old system.of credit duties: if I understand the
reportcorrectly, he is for the extension of-the Europ- ,.-
ean warehousing system into this country,.
WASHINGTON, Jan.. 12.-Melancholy Occurnence.-
This morning the body of W. W..Payne, Esq. .of Vir-
ginia, was found under the bridge over-the T yber, at
14th street. 'Mr. Payne was 'a clerk in the General
'Post Office, enjoying a- salary of $1400 per annum,.
and much loved and esteemed among the circle of his .
acnnuaintralie.R, He was nai pp.pllpntff niar nn.t' han t

- ---- ~tlas~as~ssa~a _CI~ C-- ~ ~ -L~s-~~~k31LC I-


~lla~c --r -r C II-~~P CIII- low"

I rather imagine they will have their'hands falL You
will be made aware that Mr. Reuben M. Whitney has
been called before them, but hias reftUsedso far, toan-
swer any quesflo.
After the tilure in the Houm to-day,of~lr. Uhlwble
Sburg's resolutionL t. ay- 0he Tariff Bi.llmnd lIepeot on
the table, a moti- i a4e to adjourn, whiek t-wa
evident would :ptjail."h th midat of the cmiftwiia m
which always rdes a..'adj8i smeat, Mr., J ne-
gan, a member tof kidania delegation, asked leave to
present, with a view o have priatedla substitute, which.
he intended in due time to iter for the eecoA schow
ofthe Bill, as given in our report oflasteening. The.
motion was agreed to, the substitute not having been!
read, ar&d the House caree appeauijaig to unideratand ;
the'nature of the motion for whieh they hd voted.:AMr..
Adams did indeed take fright and ask to bhave-.he ub. -
stitte- read. B'utR tte nmomentx- was gone by-, for the
Imntion had been asto ie ed by the ChaiQ 'r. linrg
been agree-d*.o; b ai
I 'tookf Maoe Petms, afler adjournment, ?o ideetaia'
whtL this bubstaktte for the second section was; anod I.
found that it embodies substantially, and almottfa#- -
tim, the land Bill reported by Mtr. Walker, OAKi-S tee..
I believe there can be little doubt that .ifW^. ^w-
Tence yesterday ihad made a mo-ion to t MlsY lJM the
table, instead of a motion to postpone iu-awnsi&dation
indefinitely, the former must have pevviid. But this,
it appears, was not the object of our friends They were-
anxious -that .those to whom belonged the glory of ma-
turingA the measure, should likewise ate the glay eof
defeatii jt. -- -- ...-
The convicting provisions of the two lard bifl .re
porter, one '(jRom the Shate. and -the other from .the
House, could iU4-be reconciled. Something, however,
Swa. to be done-. he -West, generally was too deeply
interested as a proder of many of the articles corn pro-
tended in the Comp`olnise Bisll to sanction MftCam-
breleng's project; and the only way by which the party
-men ol tle West could b&mind'ced to-back it with their-
votes, was by having someNing in the shape of a boon. -
A promisewas held out to thek,tthat their favoritee meas-
dre, the Land Bill, either of %he 'Houaesorhe Senate -
should be incorporated with thle Tariff Bifl, ifthey
would support it. Here is a new-theme for meditation,
and a new cause. for speechifying."'. The provisions of,.
the Senate Bill,'t think, I have'before transmitted to
you; but, lest I should not have done sodi preset them -
in a very brief epit9o4e. 1
Sec. lst provides, that all: sales of-the public-lands
shall be governed by the existing laws, wbhes net in-
consistent with the restrictioftns au regulations of this
Sec. 2d provides, that no' one; shall be permitted to ..
purchase by public entry or at auction, more than two
,sections. -
Sec. 3d provides, that-if a purcatser has erected a
dwelling house and c eared or cultivated one eighth of,
"the land at any time within five years,b e may procure a
patent thefefor; otherwise it-will be forfeite,d-to: the U.
'S., except in cases of deAtb,, when it-imextended to six
years from the date of the' reeeipt; and anv rle, or
mortgage, or contract for either before ,the etaanation ,
of the patent, shall be null and void,.
See. 4th provides, that occupiers of land' priot to the
Ist December, 1836, proving occupation by4twocempe-
tent witnesses, shall have a pPe-emption- right-, o the
extent of one quarter section,
Sec. 5th allows the owner ofia.farm or plantation to
enter adjoining land, subject only to private entry, to
the extent of a section ; provided that it be not for sale':-
or speculation. He is also beund by the: estriction of
the 3d section in relation to patents and forfeitures.
Sec. empowers Registers or Receivers to administer
oath or affiranation.
Sec. 7 embraces several provisions, t3a of wii h- are
of public importance:
First--That the smallest subdivision is to be in quar-
ter, quarter sections. .
Secondly-That all -lands of U;, S. sold hereafter, shall
.be liable to taxation by.State autfhoriy fiom the iame of '
the original entry or purohae.i "H...
FKom the Correpondint if the New York America .-
,:WASHNlGToN, Wedesday ivening.-The last torch,
wanted to set the country ii a universal blaze,'has
been flung into the hall of 'Congress, by your com'mer-
cial representative,thie day'. From his southern hand,
as is doubtless mosfitting, should come the blow, that,-
-is to take away the earnings of industry, deprive thou-.
sands of their future means of living, and inr a word,
by prostrating all the great interests of the cauntry,add -
to the panic and destruction of all confidence, which -
now pervades the commercial communities of the* U, ;
States.. .-" '
I pass by the recent excitement as to Abolition-also
the further important move by Mr. Walker today, to
recognize the independence of Texas--and detailwhat L
occurred, as possessing that absorbing interest into..
which all other subjects must comparatively merge.
Mr. Cambreleng reported the long expected project,
as entitled, "an act to reduce the revenue of the United -
States to the wants ot Government," accompanied by
a report, and some tabular statements. The .bill pro-
vides, "that On and- after the 30th of September next,
on so much of the duties on imports as shall exceed 20
per cent. ad valorem, one-third of such excess-shall be
deducted, one-half on the 31st of Marzh, 1838, and the
remaining half on the 30th of September,-1838. Sec.-
tion 2d provides that, "on and after the 30th of Sept
tember next, the duty on oal and salt shall be entirely
repealed." .
The bill was read twice, as was declared by thi Speak-
er-although that is a point yet in dispute, anl much
rests on it--after which there was a general call for the
reading of the report, which was proceeded.with.
Jn substance, it states the balanceon hand in the
Treasury, the first of Jannary, to be $42,468,859
Sundries, estimated at 1,000,000
And the U. S. Bank Stock, valued at


K ~


TUESDAY, JAN'i.- 'A petition ofEliphaletWilliams
and others, for incorporation of the Proprietors, of the
Hopkinton SpringjH4te, and a petition of the town of
Wellfleet, for alteratifion in the time of holding their an-
nual meeting, were'presented and committed.
The bill to incorporate the Mountain Seminary, and
the bill relating to Guardians, passed to third readings.
SThe bill coTcerning the Surplus Revenue of the U.
States, passed to be engrossed in. concurrence.
The second annual report of the Taunton Branchfail
Rofd Corporation, was presented, and laid on the table
Adjourned. ...

TUESDAY, JAN. 17.-The following petitions were
presented and committed : .
Of Abrahamn Hobart, for permission to erect a dam
-across Monatiquot river, in Braintree ;,-ofEben'r Hor-
pMm, of West Newbury, praying compensation for ser-
vices rendered in the -revolutionary war ;-of Jacob
Perkins and others, far incorporation as the Weymouth
Iron Compiyf;-of the town .of Sutton and North-
bridge, for the establishme f the boundary line be-
tween said towns-.,of an PaUll and 84 others, of
.Shutesbury, fobr AK e Wtment of a bounty on the de-
struction of crows ;-ofZenaa,). Bassett and others,
for an extension of the time for the paymentof the cap-
ital stock of the Packet Insurance Company ;-of Isaac
-Thayer and others, for incorporation of Goulding's
Patent Bale Rope Company. a affns
A remonstrance of Nathan Bacon and/others, ainst
the election of the member returned from Bedfor, as
presented-anid committed.
Ott motion of Mr. Porter, of Waltham,_,it was-.order-
ed, that the Committee on Public Charitable Institu-
tions be directed to inquire into the expediency of so
far extending the charity of the.State Lunatic Hospital,
as t6 receive a certain number ofpoorappiicants, not
exceeding --- in number, from each county, who are
not able to pay, for a.much less price than they are now
received, or at the expense of the State. Sent up for
On motion of Mr. Brown, of Wincheu4pa, it was or-
dered, that the Committee on the Jadiciary be directed
to inquire whether ay, and if any, what alterations are
necessary in the law respecting the regulation of Hous-
e.-'of Correction in this Comnmonwealth. -
On motion of Mr.:'Drap.r, of Spencer, it was o'rder-
ed, that a committee of nine be appointed to consider
the expediency of so altering the Constitution, that the
Executive Council shall, in all case,]he chosen direct-
ly from, the people at large. The order was adopted,
and the following gentlemen ee.e-appointed to consti-
tute the committee, viz: M-Asrs. JDraper of Spencer,
Gould of Boston, Stone of Newburyport, Ensign of
DaltonToobr of Charlestow4m, Morse of Dedharm, Tur-
ner of Scituate,Alden.ofraU lRiver, and-1.C. Bemie of
Springfield. .. ."
." Mr, Ranton of Gloucester, from the Committee on
the Surplus Revesa, reported a bill concerning the de-
poite. of the .surplus Reveaue, which was read twice,
ordered to a third reading tomorrow, and tobe printed.
,.The Speakeir presented a Report of the Commission-
-ers, appointed in: pur*Iance of a resolve, of the last
General Court, on the subject of, Standard WVeights and
SMeasures, which 'was laid on the table, and.,ordered to
be pointed. '
Order of notice passed in concurrence on the petition
of Bushrod Buck -and others.
On motion of Mr. Carter of Lancaster, it was order-
ed, that a committee be appointed -to prepare a statis-
tical table, showing,-1. The name of each town in the
Commonweafth: 2.- The number of ratable polls there-
S in: 3. The population by the census of 1830; andsuch
Other facts asthey-may deem necessary, for the use of
the Ht use,a,-antt4he following members were appoint-
ed to constitute said committee, vig : Messrs. Carter
of Lancaster, Mansur of Lowell,and Hea4d of Boston.
SAiAn order passed, directing that 11 o'clock, A..M. be
the standing hour for assembling until otherwise order-
ed. Adjourned.




S CodificAtion of the 'Cemmon Law.-Tha Legislature
of this Commonwealth,. at the latsession,passed a re-
'- solve'authorizing the appoinrtmnent byhe Governor and
Council, of five Commissioners to take into considera-
, tioa the practic ility and expediency of reducing to a
written -and systematic code, the eoomion-law 0fMa.-
^ Bachuaets, or any part of it, and to report a plan of the
best method in wh'iybh tiejd!eect C be accomplished.
S Under this resolve, the t.llowing-gentledlen were ap-
' .pointed Commimsioaers, Joseph Story, Theron Metcalf,
Sunon reenzleaC (harles tE. Forbes, and Luther S
Cqashin. Tkhee cornmissiaeers have made their re-.
port, which has been .printed for the use ofthe Legisla.
Utire.' ItisOftio grei length to be copied entire in
our paper, and we shall confine ourselves to presenting
certain parts of it to our readers. The concluding part
of it, embracing the details of-the-plan which the Corn-
missioiers recommend to the Legislature for adoption,
w i~e have inserted 6oitthe first page of today's daily pa-
per. Soame other portions of the report we shall copy
-* btieafeL"" ,. .*

S Teir--- -We haYe received from a correspondent at
"Washington, a copy of the Message $ -the President,
Sto the Senate, relative to the political, military and civil
S condition of Texas, with the accompanying documents.
The documents consist ofaseries of letters from Henry
H. Moffit, addressed tojthe Secretary ofState,and dated
in TeXas, chiefly atVeIasco, from Aug. 13 to Sept. 14
S of thepA ear. They contain a variety of informa-
Um relative to the history and conditionof Texas, some
portions of which w 4 sha4lti an early- opportunity of
laying before our leaders.,

HarVard lbivers.ty.-The iot. francis '. Gray,
who is absent--on a visit to Europe, has resigned his
- atas a member of the Corporation ofj-aryard Col-
J-eys and John 4. LOwell, E.F o has beei electedto il
b'thdaeanoy. .

Geo.rgia LrgiWate.-'-The Milledgeville Reeorder
reports the-following items of appropriations made by
the-Legislature at its last session, vis-. .
The'sum ot $20,000 for the improvement of the. Al.
S-tamaha. iver; 10,000 4for theJipr;ovement ofthe Oc.
'" ntlgee.;- 1,00W for the improvement ofthe Oconee;
iO,m000W .the improvement of the Flint-; 30,000 for a
Ro ivemwnat.hoose; 3,000 for the enclosure of the State
house squdrle; 4,000 to build awhouse for the principal
keeper ot the Penitentiary. .
The pay of the 'me ers of the Legislature has been
i ncreaved frolb 4 to,$5 a day ; the Governor's salary
from 3. to 4,000; the Governor's Secretaries from 1000
S" 5O -ea h ; the Keeperof the Arsenalfrom 4 to 600;
S the 'tbilier of the Central Bank's salary, from 2000 to
9 ,500; the Teller from 1,000Q to 1300, anid the Book-
keeper and Dscouet Clerk, from 1,000W to 1,250 each;
the- aspectors of tbe IPenitentiary from 226 to2W50 ; the
1 b-Keepers of the Peoitentiary, (three) from 800 to
1,000- .the -Book Keeper of the Penitentiary, from 500
S" ,000; the wages of the Guard, from 15to $26 a month.

S WAsHI-MG.o*i, iJas.' ,S-A 'most desperate attempt
was ade td rob the mal tonight, between this city and
SGeorgetown, a little hbove Secretary Forsyth's. Here,
them, in the metropolis of the Union- before 9 o'clock
-- t *ioLis there an effagramde to rob the U. S... MaiL


CoWgress.-Both houses sat on Saturday. The fol- although the Senator from South Carolina had not i
lowing sketch ofthe proceedings of Friday and Satur- mentioned the Bank, no one could doubt that the Bank t
day, is from the New York Courier & Enquirer. It was among.-the most important d'izanatia persona on
this occasion.r
was anticipatedrthat the vote would be taken in the Mr. Moore said there were vacancies, and he thought
Senate, on the Expunging resolutions, on Monday. it desirable that the question should be postponed until
-- Monday, which was negatived-ayes 14.
S IN SENATE-FRIDAY, JAN. 13. Mr. Moore then stated that both his colleague and
The Senate proceeded to the consideration of the -hirnself had opposed this resolution, side by side, at the-
Special order, being the Expunging Resolution of Mr. time when their Legislature instructed them to a con-
Benton. trary course. He was glad to say that after an appeal
..Mr. Dana to- resumed his remarks in fhvo/of the from the Legislature to the people of the state, there iW
resolution, i .the course of which he expressed a very sufficient reason to believe that public opinion in that
warhxeulogiurm:bn the life-andcharacter of Gen. Jack- state is changed. But their fate had been different.
son. He wolld expunge from' the records any asper. While he (Mr. M.) had been denounced for violating1
sion on that illustrious man. He assigned some other the instructions at a public meeting attended by a few;
reasons why he would expunge the odious resolution, his colleague received laudatory addressee for his consis.-
and among these he assigned a desire to shew that re- tency. '
publics are not ungrateful-a wish to preserve the sa- 'Mr. Niles said he had no great partiality to Blacl
cred principles that no man shall be condemned with- Lines, he would prefer rather to be without them; s,
out a trial by jury, and until the President shall be im- he could be permitted to retain the word "expunge,
peached by the House of Representatives, the Senate which was dearer to him than any other part of the mat-
cannot properly sit in judgment upon his actions. He ter. The judgment of the people had been pronounced
would not let it go abroad, that the President had been and we are here to do execution, but he did not know
condemned by the Senate. "- that lines of any particular character were essential.
The Yeas and Nays' were then ordered on the adop- The best way was to call the sacred fire from Heaven
"tion of the resolution. to consume the desecrated page.
Mr. Preston then obtained the floor, and stated that Mr. Moore said that this was actually done on one
he had long tried to school and subdue the heart down occasion by the Georgia Legislature, who, wishing to
to the submission now required, so .that when the last get rid of some odious documents, and being perplexed
sad moment should arrive, he might be able to exhibit about the mode, used a glass, concentrated the rays of
a silent resignation. He had remarked a growing pop- the sun, ard consumed the papers. He thought this
ularity in favor of this resolution, and had watched the- suggestion should be the ground of an amendment.
arts and industry which had been employed in making Mr. Southard wished to say a few words, but owing
it so. He saw that it would be made a party question, to the exhausted state of the Senate, considered it to be
and had been stricken with sorrow when he found state useless now, and mowed to adjourn, which motion was
'after state sending their instructions through the Legis- negatived-yeas 20, nays 21. "
latures, to make these sacrifices at the altar of power, The Yeas and Nays on the motion were as follows:-
and even Virginia bowing herself among those who de- Yeas-Bayard, Black, Calhoun, Clay, Crittenden,
sired to prostrate this branch of the Legislature-and Davis, Hendricks, Kent, Knight, Moore, Morris, Ni-
joining this funeral procession of the Constitution.- cholas, Prentiss, Preston, Robbins,' Southard, Swift,
He was proud to remember her ancient character, the Tomlinson, Webster, White-20.
great mother 'of men who had always joined to check Kays-Benton, Brown, Buchanan, Dana, Ewing,
Executive usurpation. He could have wished the (lli.) Grundy, Hubbard, King, (Ala.) Linn, Niles,
Senator who represents that State had found reasons Paige, Rives, Robinson, Ruggles, Sevier, Strange, Tall-
in his owQ bosom to have followed in the same track, madge, Tipton, Walker, Wall, Wright-2.1.
instead of aiding to cast the Constitution crumbling at Mr. Moore repeated the motion to adjourn-yeas_-0,
,the feet of'Executive power. He rejoiced that his own nays 22. .
State had kepf out of this procession, 'and that he had, Mr. Southard declined speaking to an unwilling and
little to say ibfor her, except to enter her solemn protest exhausted Senate.
against these proceedings. The executioners are here, Mr. Moore said, perhaps it was more appropriate to
the axe is in their hands, and where is it to fall-not proceed at once to execution, as this was hangman's
on usjvould to Godid it were! He would rather it day.
should fall on him, for one, who voted for the resolu-l Mr. Calhoun 'maintained in a few words the unoon-
tion, than on the constitution.I It was not in the power) stitutionality of the act. He traced the legislative action
of black lines to touch the reputation of those who de- which had been brought to bear on this subject, to the
fended the resolution, these marks would only strength- White House. If it was unconstitutional in the Senate
en and make durable their fame. Wrong they may to condemn, it was equally so to acquit. As it was de,
have been in their judgment-all ,men are liable to err termined that this atrocious deed should be done, there
-but bold they were among the timid, who dared to could be no better time for it-darkness approaches-.,
stand up against Executive encroachment, when such the light is disappearing--the day is inauspicious-
multitutides were carried down with the current. Will' desolation is around us-every thing conspires to har-
the gentleman do execution on the record? Is it a war* monize with the most atrocious act which ever disgraced
against the paper Who is to be broken down? The our history.
Senate-this body-this corporate body-a branch of Mr. Clay said he had intended, in case the question
the Government. Proceed then, Senators, and debase was ever pressed to a decision, to enter into a series of
the body of which you are part. He would be present comprehensive remarks. He gave way, when, on mo-
at the scene, would witness the Senate bowing itself at tion of Mr. Moore, the Senate adjourned.
the foot of Executive power, but he would keep aloof Mr. Tipton, fromthe Committee on Military Affairs,
-no one should say he did it. When this doing of a reported a Bill for the benefit of J. H. Hall, -which was
deed- thisphysical act shall be done, may it not be a read a first time and ordered to a second reading. [This
precedent of fearful import. The Secretary is to be re- bill allows to .Mr. Hall $20,000 for the patent for his
quired to do execution on a bit of common paper-to improvement in the rifle, &c.]
perform the -duty of a common hangman. He will do Mr. Kent, from the Committee on the Vistrict of
this act of violence and execution with a pen-a sol- Columbia, reported a Bill to amend the Charter of the
dier would do it with a bayonet. Instead of making Franklin Insurance Compahy, which was read and
black lines to obliterate, he would suggest to gentlemen ordered to 'a second reading. [This Bill authorizes the
to resort to fire as the purifier and to burn the hateful Company to make'insurances on lives.] i
record. Might we not hereafter improve on thisprece- The special order being the Expunging IResolution,
dent, and call in other agents to perform a part. After having been called byithe Chair,
Sexpunging the record, it may be thought proper to ex- Mr. King, of Ga. moved to postpone tbis subject,
punge-those who voted for the resolution. It hadbeen for the purpose of taking up the bill to prohibit the
said this was merely a strong mode of expressing an sale of Public Lands, except to-actual settlers, in limit-
opinion. Had those who opposed the march of Execu- ed quantities.
tive power ever attempted to mark upon the record the -_ he motion was agreed to, and the bill named was
evidence of their spite. He denied that this was any taken up for consideration, the question being on the
other than an expression of vengeance. .Language, amendments, reported from the committee on Publicq
struck iin all its tones,' cannot produce such as will sat- Lands.
isfy, and an act of vengeance must be donei. The re- Mr. Walker then addressed.the Senate at length, in
cord must be put in mourning for the offenrice, and the' defence of the policy of prohibiting the sales of the
President will be invoked to grant a smile of satisfac- Public Lands to speculators, or to any othe than actu-
tion to those-who bring -to him this most gracious obla- al settlers, and particularly in defence o the bill as
tion. amended by the committee.
He referred to English history and asked where was The next special order being the Expunging Resolu-
to be found an instance of this expunging process being tion, was then called up, when ~
used for the establishment of Executive power. Now, 'On motion of Mr. Kent,
we see this immense power wrested from the Whigs of The Senate adjourned-yeas 22, nays 18.
England and brought here to be wielded by the Execu- --
tive against the legislative power-to muzzle the body HOUSE OF REPRESENATIVES-F'IDAY.
that they ma~y never peak but in Palinodes to the glory THE TARIFF BILL.
of the tenant of the White House. The President may Mr. Whittlesey, of Ohio, asked the House to post-
hereafter seize the Treasury, repeal the decrees of pone the further consideration of the Tariff bill, in or-
the Supreme Court, and if any one shall here have der to receive reports from committees, and thee to pro.
the boldness -to 4ise and mention it, he will be put ceed to the consideration of such private bills afwould
down with a "hush, hush, remember the expungiug elicit nodebate. -. '. ..,-
resolution -" Mr. Bell thought that the only way hy which the
He asked gentlemen why they did not obliterate from general business of the House could be reached, was
the records the attacks on the opinions of General by adhering to the ordinary course of procedin. If
Washingon, which were offensive to thlem. In the the tariff bI1 stood in the wiy,tet it be poetponed; let
midst of the -heat and fury of all the party conflicts there be" no partial action. If the friends of the bill de-
which had taken place in, our country, ia had never till sired it, he had no objection to move to postpone its
how entered iut0 any head to expunge any of the pro- consideration until Wednesday or Thursday next, and
ceeds from the records. If~the honorable Senator from that it be printed.
Pennsylvania was to rise in his seat and propose, to ex- The Speaker said there was already a motion pend-
punge a sentence reflecting on the illustrious Wash- ing for postponement. That motion was first in order
ington, and were to cast his eyes on the portrait before on the bill, and the gentleman from Georgia, (Mr. Hal-
hnimn 'would it not appear to frown upon Aim from its sey) was entitled to the floor.
frame, and to say, 'Pause, let n.t your black lines mark Mr. Halsey said he did not object to a postponement.
any history for me.. My history is written iin nation's Mr.' Cambreleng expressed his anxiety that some
prosperityj and is cherished in a nation's breast." He of the appropriation bills should be taken up in th"
hoped the executioners in this tragedy would, like early part of nexta week ; but it was neither his inten-
other executioners, before they strike the blow,have the tion. nor the intention of the Committee on Ways and

grace to ask pardon of their victim. When the Secre- Means, to arrest discussion on the tariff bill. --e sug-
tary shall .have reluctantly performed his office, will gested tothe gentleman from Tennessee,(Mr. Bell) to
there be any one to hold up the mangled -relic and to move the postponement of its further consideration un-
cry, "Thus perish all traitors." He would not .him- til Thursday next, and that it be made the special order
self sink under the .prostration which wouldaresult from -ofthe -day. "1 I
This act, but as soon as he should recover from it, he Mr. Lawrence said, he preferred to withdraw his
would rise'and rejoice-4hat he was here in 1834, and motion for indefinite postponement, and to move to
votedfor the 'resolution that was expunged. commit the bill to the committee of the whole on the
Mr. Rives rrose in great-excitement, and contended .state of the Union.
that the Senator from South Carolina had not produced The Speaker reminded Mr. Lawrence hat the latter
a single argument against the expunging of the resolu- motion was also-pending.
tion, but that he had resorted as a last hope, to denun-- Mr. Lawrence said he would then -withdraw his mo-
ciation.- He wished that gentleman to see that there tion for indefinite postponement.
are some on this side not to be intimidated by ,denun- The Speaker said there would then -be two motions
elation. He repelled the insinuations-which the Sena-- pending : first, to postpone, and secondly, to commit.
Store had thrown out against Virginiaof which that Sen- The motion to postpone to the latest -da, would have
ator was a native, and had thought, therefore, that he precedence. -If the motion to postpone was withdrawn,
Sm"gbt assault his mother, with what propriety and de- the motion to commit would be next in order.
: corunm Jet others judge. The great offence of Virginia -Mr. Bell withdre-w his motion to postponee to a day
ws wia-Iottthe sending of instructions, but because she certain.
would not giV to. Mr. Madison. resolution of- 1798, The-Speaker said that the motion to postpone toTues-
a construction suitable to the .whes o0 outh Carolina day next, would then, therefore, be first in order.
SIt W on this account that she was assailed by the hon- Mr. Thomas, of Maryland, moved to.postpone until
orabli Senator whom he was sorrytb call-her son. -He next Monday week, with a >view to -give the House an
Reminded the gentleman that it was Virginia- in her opportunity to dispose of the bill for the admission of
day of glory and pride, who set the example of ex- Michigan into the -Union.
punging. But the glory of Virginia has departed with Mr. Adams hoped some other day than Monday
-the sons of South Carolina. He ins ated that Virginia- would be fixed upon, for that was the only day on which
was Virginia still-the great mother of men as she ,1 lpetitions could be presented.
ways was. He did notknow why the theatrical exag- ,MJr. Thomas modified his motion to "Tuesday weekk"
gerations oftae .Senator from South Carolina were .i- Mr. Jarvis thought it vwould be best to commit the bill,
ected against him; but he would show that 'she obad and then the House would take it up when they thought
sons whose-consomences were as tender-, and whose souls proper. He wanted no special orders.
were as dauntless as. ever. -e said that Virginia had "And the q teteon on the motion to postpone toTues-
set the first exanirple of expunging resolutions from her day week, was taken up and decided in the negative.
records% and that this occurred in the days of her pride The motion to postpone to Tuesday next, shared a
and glory. le remarked on the unprovoked and gra- similar fate."
Stuitous character of the attack which was made upon. Mr. McKay moved topostpone- until Thursday next,
Shim, Lnd alleged that the disregard of public opinion, which motion was rejected.
Which was manifested in the language of the Senator- The question then recurred on commitment, and that
From South Carolinawas attributable to the fact that he- motion prevailed.
.had his commission -for six years in his pocket. He So .the'btll was committed to the Committee of the
t denied that he was himself doing homage to Executive Whole on'the state of the Union.
Power but merely to public will. Mr. SmithAfcm the committee on Waya and Means,
Mr. Preston expressed ,his ignorance of what 'had exported a resolution to print 10,000 extra copies of the
Sconjuted upthis tempest. It must be something in the, ,teportsin relation-to the reduction of the Tariff, for the
gentleman's owa breast. .Hq(Mr. P.) had not insulted d se of theHouse, which was agreed to.

inquiries in relation to the unfinished business before t -RT "
the Committees. -MARRIED,
The committee on Foreign A.ffairs had had several I In Newton, by Rev. Mr Willard, Mr Sewall Baldwin, of East
The committee on Foreign ars a a sevr Cambridge, to Miss Rebecca Hyde, of N.
meetings, and had been diligently employed in the in- in Chicago, Il!.2:ti ult. Charles A. Garnsey, Esq. of Michigan,
vestigation in relation to Texas. Up to this time, how- son of Hun D. Ga, rnsey, to Miss Laura Kimball, of Boston..
ever, they had arrived at no conclusion.
Mr. Harlan of Kentucky, asked leave to submit a The marriage of Leavitt Reed to Eliza Taft, inserted in this
r. sln, o that on Monday next, the States on Friday last, was a malicious fabrication. The printers
resolution, providing that on Monday next, the tates in Vermont and elsewhere, who have copied the said notice, are
should be called for petitions iirteverse order. [This requested to copy the above.
motion would give the new States an opportunity, long -
withheld by the course of proceeding, to present their DIED,. ."
pe titios] ..In South Boston, on Monday evening Mr Thomas LamspnJr.
rpetitions.].Ala ofKI. _. one of the deputy surveyors of lumber, 39...,His friends mourn,
Mr. C. Allan, of Kentuckey, objectehd... not as those w io have lo hope, as he was led to express his con-
A motion having been made to suspend the rule, Mr. fidence in the pardoning mercy of God, through the merits of
Adams said he hoped the rule would not be suspended, Chist, and the hone of acceptance whlen his soul should be
and that the House would understand what he presuun- called to pass from timneinto eternity.
and that ......r t w.a to c"ut of At Point Shirley, Chelsea, Clifford Wayne Tewksbury, son of
ed to be the object of the resolution. It was to cut off Mr Martin Tewksbury, 20 months.
the debate of last Monday, (on abolition,) which was In Winehcndon, llth inst. Mrs Ruth, widow -of the late Dea.
left in a state of suspense, one gentleman having been Moses Hale, 95.
lef in the middle of his speech. The object of the re- In Newburyport, evening of 13th inst. suddenly, Capt, Antho-
lefV in the middle of his speech. The object of the re- ny Francis, 56.
solution was to give the go by to a debate which he iIn Montpelier, Vt. 6th inst. after a sickness of six years, of
hoped would be permitted to take its course., consumption, Mr Benj. Burgess, 71, brother of Hon. Tristram
And the question on the motion to suspend was Burgess.-In Berlin, 13th inst. Mr Moses Haskell, a revolu-
taken and lost-ayes 88, nays 46, (not two thirds.), tionary soldier, 74. D
In West Randolph, Vt. Dec. 15, Luther Grover, Esq. 73, a sol-
Mr. Bell gave notice that it was his intention to re- dier of the revolution; 20th, Anner, consort of Luther Grover,
new the motion he had made the other day, for leave Esq. 70; Jan. 2, Amasa, father of Luther Grover, 96, a soldier of
to bring in a bill to secure the freedom of elections. the French and Revolutionary wars, all formerly of Bethel, Vt.
In Currituck County, N. C. 29th ult. Mr James H. Holmes,
Mr. B. said, he had been forbearing tq press this supposed a native of Massachusetts; but for several years aresi-
matter, because he had expected that the resolution dent in that quarter.
proposed by the gentleman from Kentucky (Mr. C. Interments in the City of Boston, reported at the -Health Office.
Allan) in relation to the grants ,of lands to the old Jan 6, Sarah Greene 83; Mary Briggs 76 ; Eliza Doggett 70--
States, would have come up this morning; but if the 7th, Lydia Springer 73; Mary Lincoln 73; Hannah H Parker 41;
House would persist in consuming time in these abor- Thomas White28; Andrew J Abbott'5; Rosannah Goodnow 5
t-8th, Margaret Dugan 3; Loring Bailey 30; Helen Gerry 24-
tive motions to suspend the rule r the consideration 9th, Susan Brown 35-lO0t], Fanny R Smith 41; Jas Fletcher 25;
of particular subjects, he should be under the necessity Samueiil Murray 50 ; Mary Hart Sullivan 20; Bridget Flahertv 4
of pressing his motion. He would, however, waive years; AlBert F Burditt 14 Ino; Thomas Devereux 17 do; Lu-
it for the present, il'the House would take up the.reso- cinda Witham 5 do; Joanna Powers 7 do; Abigail Hunting 69
for ,referred to. yrs--2th, Mary Grant 56 ; Lewis Courtland 48; Thomas Dew-
lution referred to. hurst40; Jeremiah Fiomy 24; Ellen ILooney 4; Joanna Hays.
The unfinished business of the morning hour was the 2-13th, Lois Daegett 73-14th, John Thomas 55 years Wm
resolution, heretofore offered by Mr. C. Allan, of Ken- Otis Lang 7 months.
tucky, relative to donations of the public lands for the Iales P2-Females 20. Total, 32. Stillborn 1.
purpose of internal improvement and education. Superintendent of Burial Grounds.
Mr. Lane, of Indiana, concluded his remarks in op- ,, ,,
positiori to the resolution. MINIATURE ALMANAC-WEDrN;FDAT, JANUASY 18, 1837.
Mr. Bell urged the propriety of bringing the-discus-FLL SAUMOON DAYE
sion on this resolution to a close, although he was per- Evening Rises, Sets, S ets, Age, Dinc.
fectly willing that it should be submitted to the consid- 1ni0 03- H7 26.% IH4 e55M Iv5 e12mo 11 days I HO 28M
eration of a committee. He thought the resolution I
was too confined in its objects, and thaLtthe necessity DAILY ADVERTISER AND PATRIOT
of a broader action on the subject of the Public Lands, A AVTI A D AT /
must be apparent to every one. The time had come M A Rli I N E J O U R N A L.
when some permanent action should be had. If the -
public lands were to be disposed of among the States to pO RT OF BOSTO N.
any degree at all, now was the time for action. If it TUESDAY,; JAN. 17.
were not the sense of the country that this should be ARRIVED,
done, let Congress declare that sentiment by a vote Seh Fawn, F^aro, Baltimore, via Plymouth.
which would give proof'of its permanence. There Sch Fre, Trade, M'Grath, Frankfort.
Sch Jane, Donnell, York.
were many questions bearing strongly on'this proposi- CLEARED,
tion. The question of graduation was closely connec- Ship Adrian, (new, 570 tons, of Boston) George Conn, Mobile,
ted with it. But he did not consider this so important,' byI Eager. W shi Partnon bri Roa Swifsure
SAILED-Wind W. ship Parthenon ;- brigs Rolla, Swifteure,
as that the question should be settled one way or Wave ; schs Despatch: and from below, (supposed) Challenge,
another. He would at once give his vote for gradua- having ancho-ed there yesterday.
tion, if a settlement eould be made. So also with re-
gard to the preemption rights of- actual settlers. He-The Revenue Cutter Madison, Lieut Currier, was to sail from
gard to the preemption rights of actual settlers. He Portsmouth 17th, on a relief cruise.
believed that the recognition of these rights was for the Portsmouth 17th, on a relief cruise.
benefit of the people of the West. But some immedi- -FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.
ate action should be had. He moved to postpone the H'-1ANIS PORT, Jan 16-Ar 15th,sch Renown,Crowell, N York
further consideration of the subject until this day fort- for Boston. Sch Jasper remains in port, and is now enclosed in
night; or, if any gentleman desired, he (Mr. B.) would' the ice : has been supplied with cable, anchors, boat, flying jib.
move te lay the resolution and amendments on the &c. and is ready to proceed first wind, after getting clear of the
table. Two lightcrloads have been taken from the brig Tattler: noth-
Mr. Boyd, of Kentucky, moved to lay the same on ing more can be done until the harbor is clec of ice.
the table. --
Mr. C. Allan called for the yeas and nays on the last DISASTERS, iETC. .
motion, which were ordered. Ship Monongahela was on the upper point of Joe Flogger 10th,
Pending the question on this motion, the House pro- opposite Mahon River Light House : her cargo was landing. An
ineffectual attempt was made to get her over the shoal into Mahon
ceeded to the order of the day, being the consideration River. Both anchors and rudder were gone. .If the wind should
of private bills, and after some time spent thereon, the blow fresh from SE or NE. it was thought that the ship and part
House adjourned, of her cargo would be lost.
,.,h Twon u istters.I al. i.5 days from Ocracock for New York.

In Board of Aldermen on Monday.-Petition of Guy-
C. Maynes and others, that a School for Boys be estab-
lished at East Boston. Referred.
The committee on Quarantine were joined to, the
committee of the Common Council, upon the expedi-
ency of providing some place more convenient and
accessible than the Hospital at Rainsford Island, for
the reception of persons having any contagious or in-
fectious disease.
The committee on Burial Grounds was added to the
committee of the Common Council, to consider the
memorial of the Medical Association on the subject of
a nomenclature of diseases of persons deceased, and
also an Ordinance to regulate the interment of the'
The committee on the Jail was added to the commit-
tee of the Common Council, on so much of the Mayor's
address as relates to the land and buildings now occu-
pied as the Jail on Leverett street.
The same committee was added to the committee of
the Common Council to inspect the repairs and im-
provements of the House of Correction.
The Mayor, Ald Farnam, Wetmore,. Gurney and
Hayward, were added to the committee of the Common
Council, on the stlbject of the introduction of pure and
soft water into the city.
The rules and regulations respecting Engines leaving
the city when fire shall happen in any neighboring
town, Were read and recommitted with instructions of
considering the expediency of adding the town of Dor-
chester. "
A company for Engine No 12 appointed.
Warrants were granted to the following officers of the
Fire Department, viz: Wm P. Stone, Foreman, Moses
Woodbury, 1st Assistant, Nath. Fernald, 2d Assistant,
Thomas P. Carver, Clerk, Hook and Ladder No 1.
Geo. W. Kibbee, Foreman, Wmin. Stocker, 1st Assistant,
Richard Ripley, Yd Assistant, Geo. F. H. Lincoln,
Clerk,; Engine No&5. Joseph Lovett, Foreman, Thomas
M. Smith, Clerk, Engine No 14. Jesse Farmer, Fore-
man. Thomas P. Pulsifer, 1st Assistant, 3enj. Martin,
Clerk, Engine No 1. Charles H. Stearns, Foreman,
Benj. Gowen, 1st Assistant, Win. ErC. Shed, 2d As-
sistant, Ed. A. Vose, Clerk, Engine No 15. Charles
Sears, Foreman, Wm. Lewis, 1st Assistant, Andrew
Connor, 2d Assistant, H. Lyman Bates, Clerk, Hook
and Ladder No 2. Harnsson C. Bird, Foreman, Eleazer
Johnson, 1st Assistant, J. W. F. Frederickson, 2d As-
sistant, Wm. G Beckford, Clerk, Engine No 11. Levi
Whitcomb, Foreman, Win. Stone, 1st Assistant, Henry
Ward, 2d Assistant, Wrti. Gilchrist, Clerk, Engine
No 19.
Daniel Parkman was unanimously appointed City
Yesterday, at noon, the board assembled, and Mr.
Parkman took the oaths of office.
The alarms of fire at eight and at nine o'clock last
evening, arose from a bonfire on the ice near Warren
Bridge. __
[Reported for the Daily Advertiser & Patriot.]
At market, 415 Beef Cattle, and 780 Shbtep. About 40 Beef Cat-
tle unsold. '
PmRics-Beef Cattle-Lastweek's prices were fully supported:
we quote the same without any variation, viz : a few extra 7 25
a 7 50 ; first quality at 6 75 a $7 ; second quality at $6 a 6 "50 ; and
third quality at 4 75 a 5 75. -
Sheep-Lots were taken at the following prices, viz : 350, $4,
4 75, 525, 5 50 and $6.
Swiae---None at market Worth reporting. -

Sugar, Havana brown, 30 boxes, 8 37 a 8 42.; white,,25 do 10 50
a 11 62 ; Trinidad white, ordinary, 60 boxes, $10 a 101 ; P Rico,
30 lihds adv. 10 sold, $81 per 100lbp. 4 mo. -
Coffee, African, old, 90 bags, 101 a-1Ojc per lb. 4 mo.
Raisins, Malaga black mark, 44 casks, 5 97 ; Bunichib O ta.
2 02 -; 175 hfdo. 1121 a 1 15, 4 mo.
Molasses, Trinidad, 9 hhds. 381c, 4 mo.,
Honey, Cuba,_ordinary, 7 tierces, 38c per gal. 4 sno.
HAVANA, Dec. 24-Sugar-Export last week 37'0 boxes. Sales
,pretty extensive : about 4000 boxes hfand hf, guod, 8 and 12 rs ;
about 2500 do inferior to middling 6Q and 10j a 71 and 11 ; 1000
do very good 8& and 121 ; 1500 at prices not transpired ; about
2000 brown and yellow at 7 to 8 for low to good.' Coffee-Expbrt
last wepk 959,215 Ibs ; market pretty well supplied, at 9 te 61l.-
Exchange-Ot London 11 prem ; New York' a 1 dis ; N Orleans
3j do. Rice 11 a 11 rs ; Flout 18, and Lard 18. We anticipate
the first sales of Molasses will not be unde'c 7j a 8 rs ; new crop
comes in slowly. I.. .

with naval stores, was cut through by ice 14th, filled, and Was
drive ashore at Staten Island. A brig went ashore same time,
but got off and passed down through the Narrows.
Sailed from Savannah, 2d, ships Robt Pulsford, Prince,Gree-
nock ; Hull, Virginia, Avis; barque Mary KimballU; brigs New
York, Chas Joseph ; sch Emeline.
Sailed from Charleston, 7th, brig Arabian ; sch Porto RicoEus-
tis, N Orleans. .
Sailed from the Bar, Washington, NC. 10th, schs Railway,
Webb ; Globe, Harding, and John Myers, Burton. N York., -,
Ar at Elizabeth City, 2d, schs Perfect, Vinal, Boston ; Caro-
line, Burt, Taunton. Sailed 271h,schs Eliza Richmond, Morris,
Porto Rico ; 29th, Roxana, Chase, Providence ; 30th, Crown,An-
thony, do ; Maria, Butler, Charleston.
Below Baltimore, 14th, off North Point, a ship-with painted
ports, supposed of and from Bremen, in tdw of the ice boat. Off
Swan Point,"brig Cecilia, fm Boston, beating up.
Ar at New York, 15th, schs J G Stacey, Wilmington, NC. Bar,
5 ; Melissa, Washington, NC 6; Uncas, Lovell, New London.-
Below, a brig. Much ice in the Bay andnivers. CId 14th, ship
Saled from Frankfort, 12th, sch Tribune, Dennett, W Indies.
St Paul, Winn, Mobile ; btugs Caballo Merino, (Sp) Malaga ; Hor-
tensia, (Dan) Gibraltar; Susan, Cowpland, Mobile ; Neckar,
(Prus) Radman ; Emerald, WKenzie, and Henry Tallman, Le-
mont, N Orleans ; schs Am Eagle, Savage, Omoa ; Cod Hook,
Connor, St Croix ; Chase, Chase, St Josephs,F ; Tasso, Harvey,
Savannah ; Fancy, Chase, and Tremont, Taylor, Boston.
At Newport, 15th, brig Hokomok, for N Orleans i sch Jasper,
N York for Boston. A large topsail sch lying at the Point.
Sch Williamni, from Providence for Matanzas, got through the
ice off Popasqnash, afternoon Of 15lth.

At St Jago, 9th ult. brig Madrid, Birkett, unc. -
At Havana, 26th ult. brig Antioch, Barnes, fin Bath
ny Boat, Thompson, N OrleanS, soon.

sch Bon-

L OCKE'So WORKS, 9 vols 8vo. calf gilt, London, 1824.
i_ Scett's Poetical Works, 11 vola 8vo. Ediriburg'h.
Oriental Commerce, or the East India Trader's Complete
Guide, by William Milburn ; with additional and valuable mat-
ter by Thomas Thornton-8vo. London.
Southey's Cowper, vol. 8-Pictorial Bible, part 9.
An Historical Account of the Circumnavigation of the Globe,
and of the Progress of Discovery in the Pacific Ocean, from the
voyage of Magellan to the death of Cook. Just recefved by
sold or leased, the property situated in Saugus, (8 miles
a from the 'city) formerly occupied in part as the Rockville
Priitery, and in part as a Flannel Mill. The principal building
is of brick, 75 by 38 feet, and four stories, including, an attic, in
height. Besides -this there-are a large stone Dye House and two
Drying Houses, a ldng wooden building of two stories used by the
Printery, and sundry out buildings and store houses.
There are also a large and commodious Dwelling House, well
finished, and smaller ones adequate to accommodating from 20 to
30 families. These works are eligible situated fog carrying on
the Printing business, especially for executing job Work, such as
printing silks, cassimeres, &c. Other portions of the premises
may be used for the manufacture of satinets or flannels. Ap-
Jan 18 2aw3m
BOXES No. 1, SOAP, in packages from 20 to 100 lbs. neatly
Do. No.2, put up for shipping. .
200 boxes Baker's CHOCOLATE,
200 do Lapham's do-300 do Mass. do.
Constantly on hand, and for sale on the most favorable terms,
by HAWES, GRAY & CO. 20, India street istf o 13
C 'HOICE WINE & CIGARS.-Pipes, half pipes and qr
casks Pale, Brown and Gold Sherry;,
70,000 Havana Cigars, "Fernandez" brand,
544,000 'do do B do.
133,000 Principe do. BATES & CO. -
d 9 istf 55, Commercial wharf.
LIQOUORICE PASTE.-11 cases Liquorice Paste, for sale
U. by JOHN H. PEARSON & CO. 44, Commerclal stwot.
Jan 4 is&oslm ,
1 USSIA SHEET IRON.-120 packs Polished Sheet Iron,
Assorted from 10 to 16 Ibs-for sale by
SJan 3 2wis 70, State street.
I'ALL OIL -2000 gallons Fall Oil, in all size packages, now
I landing from schr Hylas nud sloop Fancy Packet, and for
sale by CARTWRIGHT & THAYER, 32, India street.
Jan 2 is2w
4droris, just landed-for sale byJOHN BENSON & SON,
18, City wharf-delivered in any.part of the city. .
d -29. is3w-os3w
L-RESH TEA.--100 201b. 'boxes Souchong Tea. superior
-' quality ; 40 chests superior Hyson do-.-just received and for
sale by HILL, CHAMBERLIN &8 CO., 7, Central wfiarf.
Jan 7 is31v /
A MMI C. LOMBARD & 'CO. have for sale, landingfrom
Swedish bark Maria Johanna, from Leghorn, 212 bales Leg-
horn Rags, 1st, 2d and 3d quality 108 do Belona Hemp, 1st ql.;
38 blocks black, gold and white MLarble; 200 MarbleTables; 5400
do Tiles ; 300 cases Sallad Oil 70 do Castile Soap ; 20 ease
Liquorice Paste ; 30 do Anchovies; 18 casks Almonds; 5 cases
Leghorn Straw Tresses and StraW. idtf d 27
O." .nn C LBS. Fleece Wool. .

ga The fast sailing packet bark KING PHILIP, Humphrey,
master, will have immediate despttch. For freight or
passage, having good accommnioaations, apply to the mas-
ter on board, at T wharf, or to A. C.1LOMBARD & CO. said
Freight for Augusta, Georgia and the intermediate places, will
be received by the Agents of the packets in Chadeston, and for-
warded by the Rail Road, free of commission.
Shippers are requested to send receipts with their goods.
Jan 18 istf
The schr COMPLIANCE, Captain Eldridge, will sail as
S above. For freight or passage apply on board, at Mer-
cantile wharf, or to H. SCUDDER & CO. -No. 1, -tew
building, oil said wharf. : Jan 1.8
rVt The packet schooner EMPIRE, R. Ryder, master. For
freight apply to Captain on- board, south side City whf,
or to ALPHEUS HARDY, 17, City wharf. Jan 18
-3I The schrFAWN, 100 tons, copper fastened, one year
old, in order for any -voyage. Apply to WILLIAM V.
KENT & CO. 29, Long wharf. Iwia Jan 1s
The very superior Medford built ship 'UNICORN, now
at New York-tlree years old, carries about 180W bales
NewOrleans Cotion, or 1150 tons Calcutta G6ods; of light
draft of water, sails well, and at small expense for a ship of her
tonnage ; newly coppered, and fitted up in an expensive manner,
and ready for any voyage that may be required. Apply tot GOOD-
HUE & CO. 64, South street, New York; THWING k PER-
KINS, Boston, or Capt. REDMAN, Medford. Jan 18
A Vessel to take freight for Mobile. Apply to N. F.
CUNNINGHAM & CO. 38, India wharf. Jan 18
NOTICE.-A meeting of the Stockholders of the JMachias fWa-
ter Power and Mill Company will ie held in Boston, at the
Bromfield House, on the seventh day of February next, at 3, P.M.
for the choice of-Directors, amendment of the Bye-Laws, and
such other business as may come before them.
Clerk of the M. Water Power and Mill Co.
Boston, Jan 12, 1837. 2awistF7 J 18
A STATED meeting of the Counsellors -of the Massachusetto
Medical Society will be held at the Society's Room, Atheae-
um Building, Pearl street, on WEDNESDAY, the 1st day of Feb-
ruary next, at 1.1 o'clock, A. M.
JOlHN HOMANS, Rec. Secretary
Jan 18 Wmsttm
HANDEL & HAYDN SOCIETY.-The members of
lthe Handel & Haydn Society, are requested to meet at their
Hall, on SUNDAY EVENING next, at 64 o'clock, for Rehearsal
with the Orchestra. J. HILL BELCHER, Sec'y.
N OTIGE.-The annual meeting of the Massachusetts Peace
1 Society, for the choice of iffieers and other-business, will be
held at the Berry Street Vestry, THIS EVENING, at 7 o'clock.
Members are respectfully requested to attend.
Jan 18 / WILLIAM BRIGHAM, Rec. Secretary.
UORSTED.-The New England Worsted Company having
removed their works to Jhxonville, ame now ready to supply
No. 12 Worsted, (2 thread) and will execute orders for single
thread. In a short time they will be able to furnish other descrip-
tions also. Apply to WH1TWELL, BOND & CO.
Jan 18 2aw3m
SHOES.-Men's leather and morocco heel Pumps, all qualities.
SDo do do dancing do. do do.
An exterilsive assortment of Children's Boots, Ancle Ties,
leather, morocco and lasting.
STRAW GOODS-200 cases, just opened, being new pattern
and a good variety; consisting of Ladies' and Misses' Hats, col-
ored, plain, &c.-which wiltbe sold' to make it an inducement
for purchasers. For sale by EDSON & DOUGHTY,
Jan 18 tf 35, Central street.
SATIN BEAVER .-HATX.L-On consignment, 500 cases
Men's fashionable Satin Beaver Hats, water proof,well adapt-
ed to the Southern and Western trade--For sale at reduced pric-
es, by S. H. BABCOCK, 50, Kilby street. is2aw6w Jan I8

? 25 LORD & CO. 93- State, st. 3tis-6toa Jan 18
CORN MEAL.-350 bbls kiln dried Corn Meal-for sale by
- E. WILIAMS & CO. 23, Lofg wharf. 8is Jan 18
, PERM A& WHALE OIL.-100 gallons Winter Sperm
O il ; 750 do Whale do-for sale at No. 5, Central wharf, by
JOH. 'D. GARDNER & CO. eopislot Jan 18

J4IRE0 <3AVXKZR$.-800 smal boxes Canton Fire Crack-
- ei, fotrixomt--sltal4e for the Spanish market-for sale by
JEREMfAH HEj, L~1 central wharf. islOt Jan 18
BUSINESSW-AT ST. LOb IS, MO.-An old and respec-
table house engaged in the Shoe & Leather Business, and
Saddlery Wares, in St. Louis, being desiroais-of closing their
concerns, will sell out their stock and the lease of their store on
terms extremely favorable to,-aniy person wishing to engage in
their line of trade, Ha trfing well established concern and a
good set of customers, a rare chance Is offered to acquire extorten-
sive advantages 'ith very little .delay or trouble. For further
particulars, inquire of AMASA WALKER & CO. 22, South"
Market street, Boston. aw2w -Jan 18
To the Hon, SAMUELP. P. FAY, Esquire, Judge of the Court
-of Probate, in and for the County of Middlesex, in the Cpmmon-
wealth of Massachusetts. -
rTplE Petition of SAMUEL HOBBSof Weston, in the County
Sof Middlesex,-Administrator of theestate of ISAAC HOBBH,
late of Weston, in said County of Middlesex, gentleman, deceas-
ed, intestate,-Humbly shows, That thejutst debtswhieh the said
deceased owed at the time of his death together with the widow's
allowance, funeral expenses, cost of finishing the stocjin the
tannery, charges of administration, and notes in inventory not
collectable, amount to the sum of thirty-one thousand seven hun-
dred and twenty-sevendollars and twenty-five cents; that the
personal estate of the said deceased, by the inventory thereof,
duly exhibited in the Probate Office, together with the gain on the
sale of the personal, cash collected, rent of real estate, interest
accumulated on notes in inventory, and sundry articles not ap-
- prised, is twenty-five thousand four hundred and sixty six dol-
lars and thirty-three cents; and the value of the real estate of
said deceased, by the said inventory, is seven thousand three
hundred adil seventy-seven dollars and fifty cents-Wherefore
your Petitteier pray* that be may be empowered and licensed to
sell so much of the real estate of said deceased as will raise the
sum of six thousand two hundred and sixty dollars and ninety-
two cents, for the payment of his just debts and charges of admin-
- Istration. SAMUEL HOBBS.
Middlesex, s.. At a Court of Probate, holden at Cambridge, in
and for said County of Middlesex, on the tenth day of January,
A. D. 1837.
Upon the petition aforesaid, this day referred by the above-
named Samuel Hobbs, Administrator, tOdered, That the said
Administrator notify all persons interested therein to appear at a
Court of Probate, to be holden at Charlestown, in and for said
County, on the third Tuesday of February next, by publication of
the foregoing petition, with this order thereon, three weeks suc-
cessively in the newspaper called the Independent Chronicle and
Boston Patriot, printed at Boston, the last publication to be ten
days at least before the said third Tuesday of February, when and
where they may be heard concerning the same, and make return
under oath of his doings herein unto said Court.
S. P. P. FAY, Judge of Probate.
SCopy-Attest: ISAAC FISKE, Register.
Jan 17 C3W"
MIDDLESSX, as. To the heirs at law and all others interested in
the estate of LYDIA TAYNTOR, late of Marlborough, in said
County, single-woman, deceased, intestate, Greeting:
W HEREAS JOSEPH TAYNTOR, Administrator of the estate
of said deceased, has presented for aUowance to the Judge
of Probate ot said County, the first account of his administra-
tion upon the estate of said deceased, and also an account of his
claims as a creditor thereof-
You are hereby notified to appear at a Court of Probate, to be
holden at Cambridge, in and for said County, on the third Tues-
day of March next, to shew cause, if any you have, against the
allowance of the same.
Witness S. P. P. FAY, Judge of Probate, at Pramingham, this
twenty-fifth day of October, A. D. 1836.
Jan 17--*CW ISAAC FISKE, Register.
OTICE is hereby given, that the subscribers have been ap-
pointed by the Honorable S. P. P. Fay, Esq. Judge of the
Court of Probate in and for the County of Middlesex, to receive
and examine the claims of the creditors to the estate of
Cordwainer, late of Woburn, in said C.unty, deceased, Intestate,
represented irsolvent, and six vaFgga from the tenth day of
January are allowed by said Judnotojhe creditors to bring In
and prove their claims, and thney-wil.f Itfnd that service at the
house of Thos. Richardson, Jr. In said Woburn, on the fifteenth
day of February, March and June from three to six o'clock, P.M.
THOMAS RICHARDSON, Jr. -ommis loners.
Wobuin, Jan..16, 1837. C3sW* [Jan 18
R"S' ON THIE MIND-New fine edition. I yol. 8vb.-
This Work is valuable and highly interesting for intelligent
readers of every profession : it is replete -with curious and acute
remarks, both medical and metaphysical, and deserves particular
praise-for the terseness of its diction. Forsale at COLMAN'S
Literary Rooms. Jan 18
rrlJE ,QREEK TESTAMENT-with English notes-
.' Critical, Philological ahd Exegetical, partly selected and art
ranged .from the best commentators, ancient and modern, bu-
chieflybriginal-the whole being especially adapted to the use of
Academical Students, candidates for the sacred office and Minis-
ters ; though also intended as a manual edition for the use of
Theological Readers in general. By the Rev. S. T. Bloomfield,
D. D. First American, from thIe 2d London edition, 2 vols. 8vo.-
For sale by H1LLIARI,'GRAY & CO. Jan 18
DA T ON'S INDELIBLE INK-Used with a common "
S pen, without any preparation. A fresh supply just received
and for sale, wholesale and retail, at COLMAN'S. Jan 18
TIEIl PLAIN DEALER-No. 7. With numerous origi-
nal articles by the Editor. Just issued.
Jan 18 W. H. S. JORDAN, Agent, Literary Rooms.

THE LITTLE WRITER; designed as an aid to chil-
dren in acquiring an easy and familiar epistolary style.
"True ease in writing comes from art."'

S J is most popular and valuable reinedy for CougAs, Culdls,-In-

-' RiMua, and Pulmonary affections of every kind. Particular di-
etll accompany each bottle. For saiJ by LOWE & REI),
Epv" %. rchants' Row, apd by Dritggjiit generally. epis3mn d 14
'. "' ALCUTTA.SIL3KS.--34 cases large,-,medtim And small
C Choppaura"ti Bandannas, received per ship Dover, and for
sale-by J. C. HOWE& CO., Chambers 55, Kily, and-56, Water
S, street. episa2m d 31
'L T A SL ILKS.--!1 cabesi Canton Silks, consisting of the
"folkl inglrtticles, viz: ",
S,.White Pongeeks, rhnsoia Pmngee Hdkfs, black Sarsnets, black
S nchawts black Satin Levantines, white Pongee ldkfs, mixed
. ff saddlers wng Silk, fine laclt-sewlngS Bk, cioth ol-;
-l' otulr sewlng Silk, light, dyesdo--niiportd in the" shiP Bumatrla,
CaptllSlver om Cton. t Salq by the. package by ED-
: ._WAarDS, ATODDAkID &. CO. Nd. 47, State street*. .
Jan 4wia .- d. m-s- .-
,7IlFLXE LS, SATII-MS,;. sc.-30 cases drab, black
.' -. and -~4ey mixed Cassbiaeres--15 do lavender aad drab Sati-
ets-o10 casis claret and nixied Clths--5 do Canton Flannels-
Sdo-KentuCky Jiean-100 do Silk aifd Ginghaf Umbrellas, of
various styles-~000 Ibs fleece W iJ--10,000 do coarse picked do
-000 do wAt6ed- Mogadlre do.6000 do Elme do-30 caues su-
perior Lac Dye--^ casks Dutch Madder-30 do French Teazles.
;For t'ale on favoanbe terms, by SAM)L F. -BARR-Y, -i Wa-
ter street. 1-8 slm 2-, .-d a
Bi KENDALL., 9, liberty Sq-ire, have constantly for aale, su-
berfine and medl]in Breadeloths and, Casmimerea, of English
Zcrman and American manufacture rcompagsing every variety of
color nd style. Likewise, plain and printed Satinets, Vestings,
and Tailors Trimmings, in great variety-For sale at the lowest
market prices.. lsUm I Jan 9
.. for Carritae liniit fCrcsale by THOMAa P. CUSHING&
S6. 5, Kltby Ireet::" episirm 3 Jau L'
B'I OWI A )ND 'I3,H% E LINBNS.-50. cases I. & R
:JYouang super IUane4 -onslsting of bleaphed in whole, and
thl pieces, Brown H9l. and imitation Gras-Cloth-receiv-
d Ly recent arrival14 ako fbr sale by ROBERT, APPLETON -
.CO. 69, Water striet~ epis3w Jan. 10

, A MEICAN WOOLLEN$.-69 cases BroadclothsL
S Blues, Greens, Violet, .
S" Claret, Brown, Black.
Sanc-and drab Caasimeniers For ale by,

;e plsw ; 69, Water street.
-8 &UAK VEIIVBTS.-1 cae Ly-ons black silk Velvets, inedi-
U-ii and-good quality-for sale by A. &,-. K ENIbALL,
9, LIberty square. epis2m d a4-
Cylinders and. MI drills, 7-ths and 9-8t of three ei,
of superior qaility, eoastantly for sale' -by, H. Hs JH;.Tr
wbare. -,.."C, eoplistf *. Jan 1i

I11 NOLDE4 56, Comm6rcil street, older tr*ite Ism5).ane.
Nutgalls; '150 bas io b.Cofle ; 13 boxe. Ixpenriuat "a, o in ft
eanisters; 100, d0o Vusprwdkr do BdoAdo do; 500 hMs Mand 300
1=I'SOdopjier4S bates fir quality Smyrna W oo; 1OSbaloa
Bengpi Weol-; 51 do Mohalr ;,5,0afsk Vastsate iree WWine);
Vlnaspllt Wire n kegt att. i boottles; Mudeirua Wine, M iarc's.
brand' do do, ialvie's doi do-do, in cases 50.B;s ck Be o AM- -
motls- I 9apeOtto. Rose; 50 bbla cold spring" 8tt&t6 Aeme -
Ralnts, in boxes a sd casks-, Sntyrna FIg-Ilrstquatty'; 30 hbl .
'No. Mackerl; 450 do Corn Meal- 1000 bushels Bran; 5000 do n
yellow rCdrt Turkey RBgs; 200 Malta Flower Pots.
I: an 9 2 eepitFl
BAR-INAuRD, ADAMS & -CO. 41, Commercial wharf, ot-
ftr f6*sale-BRANDY--0bbls American; l5qr casks Cham-
aigne ; BRIMSTONE-1000 bores Sicily Roll 70 casks Preach
Soll; BRISTLES-20 hbalfcaskel Rtrsian Sukoy, Okatka. fists
end- second&; .CANDLES--100tboxes Mould; COFFEbi-500
ba prfite-trong green Rio ; DOWN-22 bales Russian- DITUK
-1O9 pieces Light Ravens; FEA'PHERS-L_7 sacks Western live
..-'eese; FLOUR-400 bbls Otio sour; FLOE SUILPHUR-, cks
SL'enuch; QIN-IS pipes Orange Weesp, higb flavored; 20 do
Slow s,50 do White's; : 50 do JSB, 300 bbls franklinn ; 6 bbli_
double distilled ; HEMP-I115 tons Russiaa Half Clean, O.utO
and Codilla; -HORNS-6000 Montevideo Ox; IRON-40 tons
Gurilff's.New Sable; ,LEA-1i00Q pigs Missouri; MACE--I,
lbhd Batavial,, MV-STARD SEED--16 casks Dutch and B1rown
OnL-17 thls Cator; 35 blys Dutch LItnseed; PURE S1r'IT-S.
SI-hds PINEAPPLE CHfBES--5O boxes,; RAIS1N8-500 boxes
Bunch, lom'i i and Muscatel; 100 casks blue and black Malaga i
-100 drums-my na- U RUM-T-0 pncheonms StCroix,choice brands;
-10 do-imitation do; SALTPE'TRE-- 0 bags Calcutta, 18.,-do
-S southh American ; SHBgTINGS--150 piecebleached Russian;
SHOT-1000 bags assorted ; SOAP-2000 boxes -No. 1 andt 2;
SUGAB-.50 bblsBakard; TEA-35 half chests,. chests Young-
Hyson, Tlamo2s WHISKEY-100 bible Monongahekai 200 do old
ColumbaM ; WIsfiS-10oqr asks sweet Malaga; 20046 do dry
.do ; 100 Indian bbla do; 100 do.tMuscat do; 25 pipes t-2ipes,
1.4cas.ks aud octaves Morison's old Sicily Mau eira; I-2pipes,
4l-casks and octaves Nipari Wlile Wte, IS asks MA eira ; 10
do Mioasleie; 100 eases SLr Julje &9 do Burigundy, CteaVougeot
and St. George; 100 dozea MargauX. eopiul0t Jan 13

Jan 10 :_1ts -. '- 2i, Gomipercial street.
ESBaNA)IBUCO ItUDES.-o P dry salted Pernambuco
.- ... -H. It or setby JACOB ,OR TER, aJ. 26, Long wharf.
JanJ epis4w "
M AlfAeA RAISINS-470 ceask; 160 haltdo; 150 boxes
M Irtuscatel 900 do Bloom ; 176 half boxes-do, aU4 of Geo Lox-
tig'sirnd. Forsale by LOMBARD fcWHITMORE, 21, Gra.
itewharf. 3wsI Jan 11
YSbEi SIAla FLOURe.-Dys pepse or Grsaham Flour,
jITOIuda expressly forfamily oeo, in les and half bab i tsr
ale by & WILLIAMS &L E CO 23, Log wharf.
M tA:A Q h4 .6t. cais -
j*HLBAWct GERMAN STEEL.-This long tried and
Sigl9y00approied GernIan Steel, cohstantly fer sale of aupe-
Llkewise in Store, Hasenclerer, Father & Sons, Heart & Club,
Bir4-&Pichienrand otherlow priced Gerqran Steel-forsaleat No
38, Iadiastreet. -ATKISON & ROLLMNS.
Y OOL.-50 tbles Adrinnople Wool, clean- washed-. Fiw sale
Sby A. & At LAWRENCE & CO., Liberty Sqjuare.

CHAIN CAB3.LES.-11 Chain Cables, landing from bark
I.Advocnte. For sale bylSAAO WINSLOW & SONS, 44,
S*Long wh. Swiss Jan 10
BROWN CUBA SCGAR.-480 boxes Brown Sugar-for
B sale by GOSSLER & KNORRE, 70, State street.
Jan1O 1 ; L
CLEA'N -HBEl5MP.-7 torslrigl quality St. Petersbnrg Hemp,
selected for whale warp-b'y T. B. CURTIS.
d 15 eonistf

S OTTILES& ,-22O hampers BristoT Bottles, Porters and Wines,
H landiangrovm bark Advocate, from Bstol, for sale by
Jan 14 2wis 44, Lengwlar.
TEW SABLE IRON.--50 tons Gurieff's N. S. ron, for
o sale by JAMES INGESOLL, 43, Commercial wharf.
d31 epis3w
FIROCKS, HATS, -A1MS.--50 dozen superior Danish
.U Frocks; 300 glaz'd Hats ; 1 hhd Hares-received per-hark
Garland, for sale by GEO. WHITTEMORE, 32, Long wharf.
d 27 ist
1 rt CHESTS old fashioned SOUCHONG TEA, a part of
which is of superior quality ; 100 chests very suery superior
Young Hyson; SO do de do Hyson, Sumatra's cargo-Just receiv-
ed for sale by HILL, CHAMBERLIN & CO. 7, Central whar.-
Jan 15 is3w
CfOTTON.-No landing, 40 bales choice Cotton-for sale by
HOWARD & MERRY, 39, Central wharf, istf Jan 13
) EFINED SUGAR-55 boxes and 10 bbis single refined,
jLtst received, and for sale t 14 Long wharf.
Jan 13 islw OSHUA SEARS.
IOOL.-20),000 ltb,. primeand middling fleece Wool, jus
T received- for saleRby WM. WHITNEY, 41, Broad street.
Jan 13 2wis
FRESH TEAl.--500 10 catty boxes fresh Souecong Tea ;
200 do choice Powchong Tea--For sale by J. L. GARDNER
&00. 47, Idia street. epistf d27
M AflDEir A WINE.-6 bids. 8 qrcasks Madeira.Wine,
Gordon, Daff & Co." and just received from them, af very
Superior quality--fr sale by ISAAC WINSLOW & SONS, 44,
Long wharf. 1-wis Jan 12
o20 BBLS Meess 200 do No 1 ; 10 do Navy Mes ; 100t half
b OMelNs1 Beef. F0 salettby HAWES, GRAY & CO.
0, diastreet. ist Jan 12
e for sale at 38, ladia street, by ATKINSON & ROLLINS.
Jan 16 is4t
GiENESEE FLOUR.-40b bbls Genesee Flour, now land-
Sing from schr Mary Miaria, for sale by E. WILLIAMS &
CO. 23,- Long wnarf. 8tis Jan 13
DUNCH RAISINS.--50 boxes Bunch Raisiirs, now land-
Sing, forsale by E. WILLIAMS & CO.. 23, Long wharf.
Jan 16 i tis
SALTPETRE--Y0 bags, superior quality--for sale at 38,
India street, by ATKINSON & ROLLINS.
Jan 16 sa6t
HIALLET &t BLAKE, No. 19, Central wharf, have for
Ssale-WINES--Sicily Madeira, 50 pipes, 200 half do and 300
qr do "Albertiai and Carmiti" brands--60 half pipes and 40 qr
do Etna Madeira. SOAP--1000 half boxes No 1, S0 Fbs Tach-
1000 do do No 2 do de-500 whole boxes No 1 and 2. LT.IUOR-
ICE PASTE-70 cases. SQUILLS-33 bags. ORANGE
case ladies' and e~ntlenAen's kid, chamois, white and straw col-

ours. epistf Jan S
W EESP GIN.-15 pipes, Orange brand, of uncommonly
high flavor, and represented as equal in quality to any Gml
ever imported,landing from bri.g Josephitne, from Amsterdam,
tor sale by BARNARD, ADAMS & CO. 41, Commercial wharf.
Jan 9 lOspis

S'U.GARS.-125 boxes white, 497 do brown, 5 hhds Muscova-
q do Sugars, landing from brig Adelaide, from Trinidad, for
sale by B. BURGESS & SON, 24, India wharf. istf-Jan 14

,FOR ROT-1T .tDA.M..
'rhe brig VILr.IAAV DAVIS, Capt. Coinish, Will take
frci ght tor tlie above port, or for Amsterdam. Apply to
EDW. CABOT, 59, Statoe street. istf d d23
-.....FR .i.A...J.vf,
ga. Ti'he brig SAMltS will sail in a few days-for freight 'or
passage, apply to VWINDSORI FAY, No 51, India.wharf.
Jan 11 iste
'I The superior, fast sailing coppered bark MANTO, Capt.
&KDavis, is now loading at India wharf and will sail as
." above in a few days, most of her cargo being engaged.-
For-freight of remainder or passage apply to JOHN FAIRFIELD,
W6, CentralWharf..
Shippers are4tequested to send receipts with their goods.
Steam taken as usual immediately on arrival at Balize.
Jan 14 .: fstf -
.4 "le p6cket'schr-. VIRGINIAN, G. Nickeison, master
^ will sail as above. For freight' or passage, having good
accommodations, please apply to the master on board at T, or to
EDMUND -WRIGHT, la. 9, T wharf. istf Jan 12 -
-Three hundred tons freight for Savannah, can be had on
application to WM. TICKER &, SONS, 37 & 38, Central
wharf. Iwis Jan 17
The packed schr SHETLAND, Capt. Case, wiltsail as
is above. Apply oh board, south side (f Long wharf, or to
ELIHU REED, No. 18, Long wharf. 5spis Jan 14
With Despatch.
The fine, coppered brig BALTIMORE, Captain M. S.
Mandmill, will take the place of one of the packets not
Zet arrived, and sail as above. For freight or passage, apply to
ZRA WHITON, Jr., India street, EDWARD D. PETERS,
or ADOLPHUS DAVIS,^13, Central wharf, or to the master
on board, opposite. .- d 28'
"'' '" FIRST VSSEL..
VB The brig VESTA, Captain Charles Jenkins, will sail as
above, For freight or passage, apply on board, at Mer-
cantile wharf, to FOIRACE SCUDDER & CO., No. l,new build.
ing, saldwhart, or to A. C. LOMBARD & CO.,-T wharf.

,' f The brit CASHIER, Chamberlain, master, will sail as
above. For freight, &c. apply to JNO. H. PEARSON &
C 44, Copmmercial street, is Jan 17
(Will sail as soon as loaded.)
ATM.- The fine schr CINDERILLA, Davis, master. For bal-
^mm ~ ance of cargo, apply on board, or to ALPHEUS HARDY,
17r City wharf. istf Jan 14
U The fie fieirCINDERELIjA, Davis, will sail as above.
Apply-to &. SHARDY& CO. 17,City wf. or on board,
o stei outfls$e. Jan 2
&-A The regular packet brig GEM. ---, master. For
<6S freight or passage, apply on board, at Philadelphia Pack-
etRPier, Mercantile wharf, to JOHN ALBREE, 34, or
to W. B. REYNOLDS, 56, Commercial st.
Goods will be taken forthe West by the same Line.'
Jan ,
The packet s-eltWM'. ROSCOE, Capt. Meeker, sails as
,Bla above from headCentral wharf,Nside. Forfreight or pas-
"'ms"age, aiply to the master on board, head of Long
and Central wharves, to STANLEY, REED & CO. 10, City
whf. or to E. WHlTON,at the Packet Office, India st.
Jap 13 1

SThe good scbr GOLD HUNTER, 58 tons, suitable for
c the Fishing business, and ivil-be sold low to close a con-
cern. Apply to LOMBARD & BANGS, 16, Commercial wharf,
Granite Stores. epistf Jan 22
". The brig CERES, 176tons, doubled deck measurement,
carries 2000 barrels, coppered and copper fastened, a first
j- rate vessel. Apply to LOMBARD & WHITMORE, 21,
Granite wharf. wis Jan 11
The schr ROWENA, one hundred tons burthen, Young,
f master. Apply to BRAMHALL & HOWE,
Jan 13 epislw. i 34, Long wharf.
:.ji Anew Vessel, building at Quincy, will be completed
jB early in March,gfthe following dimensions: length on deck
86 feet; breadth of beam, 22 feet 6 inches; depth ot hold
8 feet 10 inches; aout 150 tons, built Qf the best materials and
popperfastened. Apply to JOHN L. SOUTHER, at Quincy, or
to A. C. LOMBARD & CO. T wharf. is2m- d 03
jAgit Four good schooners, suitable for coasting or fishing,
viz: MYSTIC, 75 tons,
S I ---ANN, 53, .:
Apply to A. FEARING &-.CO., No. 1, City wharf, Boston, or
tr WHITON & FEARING, Hingham, where the vessels now
lt4y. W&Slslnm" Jan 2
CHRONOMZETERS.-The subscriber has now on hand
and is constantly receiving direct from the most eminent
makers in London, a supply of their best MARINE CHRO-
NOMETERS, which are warranted to perform With great accu- -
racy, and will be sold on favorable terms.
9, Congress sireet.
Personal attention given, as usual,to the repairing and cleaning
-of Chrotameters, and their rates accurately determined by astron-
omical observations. W&Sistf a 6
1 4 ...I.P.S' Fine Old Marsala Madeira,
qrca'ks,- Ingham's L. P. brand.
100 pipes,
100 hfdo, ( Old Marsala, CoUi brand, entitled
q50 qr casks, ( to debenture.
60 octaves, -
being balance of cargoes per bark-Potomac and brig Florida--for
sale by ALFRED GREENOUGH, 40, Indfa wharf.
Jan 13 .-. l tis I I
'WOOL, ALMONDS, SCAIIONY.--100 bales fine
230 sacks soft shelled SCIO ALMONDS,
15 drums SCAMMONY,
14 bales Turkey SPONGES,
Now landing from brig Wm. Davis, Pnd for sale by
d 15 epistf 35, Central wharf.
CALCUrTTA GOOi S.-30,000 Gunny Bags,
C/ 720 bags Saltpetre,
766 bags Ginger,
30 bales green and dry Cow Hides,
19 do Buffalo Hides,
57 cases Choppas and Bandannas,
59 da Shellac. For sale by N. GODDARD, Ja. and B.
GODDARD, No. 24, or -GEORGE A. GODDARD, No. 15, Union.
wharf.. epistf d 22
SUPERIOR SOUCHONG TEA.-800 chests old fash-
ioned SouchlngTea; 608 half do do do do-the balance of
the Emily Taylor's cargo-For sale by BENJ. FRENCH & CO.
12,'South Market street, up stairs. epis4w Jan 6
SHEATHING COPPER.---50 cases English Sheathing
k Copper, asserted, from 16 to 34 oz. now landing and in store,
for sale by H. INCHES, Jr. T wharf. eOpistf Jan 11
ers ; 20 do Down-landing trom ship Bazar, from Cronstadt,
for sale by GOSSLER & KNORRE, 70, State street.
Jan 3 2wis
LUMIIP SUt0AR.-115 boxes and 75 bbls Philadelphia Lump
Sugar, various qualities-For sale by E. WILLIAMS & CO.
23, Long wharf. 8tis Jan 17
I by 1 A. HARDY,
Jan 17 islw City wharf.
BOXWOI)D.-3 tons Boxwood, for sale by W. B. REY-
NOLDS, 56, Commercial street. epistf Jan 17
REFINEDSUGAR, from the works of the Boston SugarRefln-
ery, in laves,of various qnalities,thlie finest equal to the best
Englishrefined-crushed lumps,purified Muscovado, Molassesof
superiorquadity,forsale by JOHN BROWN & CO.
J 6 epistf 19.Commercialwharf.
BRAZIL BROWN SUGAR.-150 bbls Brazil brown Su-
gar, of extra quality, entitled to debenture-for sale by JA-
COB FORSTER, JR. 26, Long wharf. epis4w Jan 12
BEEFi3 BARRELS.-250 Bangor Barrels-for sale by
Jan 16 is7t 29, Long wharf.
ENGLISH MUSTARD, &c.--10 kegs and 9 boxes
double superfine English Mustard ; 8 boxes and 10 kegs fine
Cayenne Pepper ; 13 groce Lucifer Matches. Just received-for
sale by CHARLES SMITH, 65, Broad street.
d 28 episim
RM ADABLL. S HDKFS.-A few trunks of fine quality, forsale
Jan 4 mis 28, India wharf.

KENTUCKY TOBACCO, all grades, for sale by
Jan 4 Imis 28, India wharf.

WJELSH SLATES-11,000 Countesses; 12,000 small do;
35,0t)00 Ladies; 37,000 doubles-for sale by THWING &
PERKINS, 28, India wharf. islm Jan 4
W OOMD.-200 cords Wood, in range-For sale by NATHAN
W. BRIDGE, 9, Commercial wharf. istf n 17
B ANOA TIN-7,4 slabs just arrived, and for sale by HENRY
W.. PICKERING, 15, Union wharf. istf d 29
BANGOR SLATES.-200 tons Bangor Roofing Slates,'of
the best quality. For sale by NATHAN W. BRIDGE, No. 9,
Comnmercial Wharf. istf d29

L-9 "---------L q~l~-1

O^T eevcntrl nijgLt of MRS. RItCHARDSON's engagen ent..g
First night of the revival of FORTY THIEVES, with new Sce-
Snery, Dresses, Banners, Decoiations, &c.

Will be performed, the celebrated moral 'Tragedy of
Thoroughgood, -, Mr. Gilbert.
George Barnwell, -- Mr.Mardock.
Truteman- --- Mr. Leman.
SMillwood, Mrs. Hied.
Maria, Miss McBride.
To conclude, with, revived expressly for this occasion, the cele-
brated Fairy Spectacle of the
Ali Baba, .--- Mr. Johnson.
Uassarac. .. -Mr. Hield.
DYbDo.ors open at 6 o'clock-Performances ccnmnwivre at6i..

is hereby given, that the assessments remaining due and-un-
paid on the new Stock inthe Canton Company, will be received
by the subscriber until the 20th inst., after which time the books
will be closed, and all shares which are then found to be delin-
quent, will be forfeited to the Company, agreeably with the vote
of the Directors, of the 28th ult.
By order of the Directors. THOS. A. DEXTER,
Boston, Jan. 9, 1837, epist20 Transfer Agent.
dend will be paid at the office of the CorpOration, No.S2,
Joy's Building, Washington street, Boston, ?on ,the twentieti day
of January instant, to persons, holding-shares of stock at the close
of the day on thefourtsewth instant.
GEORGE MORE, Treasurer.
Boston, Jan. 6, 1837. epist20th
VTHE Stockholders of Canal Bridge, who have not received.
1 their dividend for, Jaenary, ehn receive it by calling at the-
Atlas Bank. Please call on Tuesday or Wednesday.
WM. WYMAN, Treasurer.

Jan 17

-A meeting will be held at the American House, in Bostop,
on THURSDAY, the 19th inst. at 7 o'clock,P; M. to hear -the
Report of a Committee appointed in Oct. last, upon the subject of
John Goulding's Patents for Carding,, Condensing and Spinning
Wool. eopistllth. Jan
. partnership heretofore existing-i-uuder the firm -of HAST-
INGS & BROOKS, is this day by mutual consent dissolved.
The business of the late firm will be settled by Luther Brooks,
who will continue to deal in Lumber on the premises of the late
East Cambridge, Jan. 10,1837. *WSis3Jw Jan 12

partnership heretofore existing between the subscribers, un-
der the firm of BAXTER & DUTTON_, is this day dissolved by
mutual consent.' The affairs of the late firm will be adjusted by
either of the subscribers.
Jan. 13, 1837. BENJAMIN DUTTON.
The subscriber, of the late firm of Baxter & Dutton, will con.
tinue business at No. 34, Central wharf, where he ottera for sale
a general assortment of W. I. GOODS, SHIP STORES, &c. an#
solicits the patronage of the former customers of the late firm. -
Jan. 13, 1837. eopis3w [J 16
N OTICE.-The Copartnership heretofore conducted in this
city by the subscribers, under the firm of BRIDGE, VOSE
& CO. expired on the 31st ult. by its own limitation. The name
of said firm will be used by either of- the partners only for purpos-
es of liquidation. (Signed) AAWC BRIDGE,
i ,OMAS B* VOsE,
New Orleans, Jan. 2, 1837. 'eopis2w Jan 13
C"OPARTNERSHIP.--The Subscribers' have formed a
connection under the firm of -
for the purpose of transacting Commission Business in this
city, as successors-to the late firm of BuoDGE, VOSE & Co.
New Orleans, Jan. 2, 1837. eopis2w Jan 13
COPARTNERSHIP NOTICE.-The subscribers have
formed a Copartnership under the firm of TILESTON &.
KEMP, for the purpose of carrying on the wholesale-Clothin g
Business, at Store Nos. 10 and 12, Water street.
Boston, January 14, 1837. 8tis Jan M16
THE subscriber informs the public that he has taken the St4 )re-
i at the corner of Tremont and Ruggles street, (recently oc' -u-
pied by Mr. Joshua Seaver) where-he has on hand a general 'as-
sortment of West India Goods and Groceries, Grain Meal, I tc.
and solicits the patronage of his friends. JESSE BILL.
Roxbury,Jan. 14, 1837. 1
N. B. Mr. Seaver remains in the store, and is duly author zed
to make purchases and sales for my account. J. I .
Jan 16 *10tis
THE Copartnership heretofore existing under the firm of
I DAVID SNOW & CO. is this day dissolved by limitation t.-
All persons indebted to, or having demands against said firm, are
notified that either of the subscribers will attend to the settlement
of the same, pat No. 9, City wharf. -



FORD and HENRY S. BALLARD, of the late firm of JOvHN
H. BRADFORD & CO. have formed a connexion in busi -ness
with Mr. JAMES McCALL of New York, for the purposeot tcon-
ducting a General Importing and Commission Business in that
city, under the firm of JAMES McCALL.& CO.
'Boston, January2, 1837. episim -
C'OPARTNERSHIP NOTICE.--The seucribera s ive
t notice that they have associated with them in their busi'.ess
from thls date Mr.- IENRH A. NORCROSS. The bumin.es i)ll
be continued under the firm of A. C. LOMBARD & CO.
Boston, 2d Jan. 1837. isilm
STODDARD have associated Mr. JAMES WILLIAM FIfM-
BAi.L in their business, which will hereafter be conducted u under
the firm of EDWARDS, STODDARD & CO. at No. 74, f Itate
street. 3wis Jan 2, 18.:7.
day associated with them Mr. THEODORE DEHON, the
business of the House will be continued under the firm of
New-York, Jan. 2, 1837. 2wis .1 4
E XCHANGE ON LONDON.--2000 stg. in one Bil 1, for
2 sale by THOMAS B. VOSE, 98, Water st. -epislw Jyn 13
rCO0 MANUFACTURERS.-5000 Ibs Potato Starch ,best
S. quality, just received, and for sale low, by
Nos. 90 and 92, Washington, and 14, Devonshire s tc.
Jan 16 eop3wis
-WI INES.--100 qr casks Old Sherry, (from Gordon, Shi lId,
V Crawley and other distinguished houses); 40 qr citinks
French Malmsey (pure juice) ; 40 qr casks French Madeira; 250
cases Muscat ; Sicily, Port, and Madeira, in pipes, halves and
qr casks. Also, Champaigne and other Wines, which werzi se-
lected in Europe, and are offered for sale by
H. HAMMOND, 17, Exchange I t.
Jan 14 Wis&Sos2m

n3I ntfI CIGARS, of. superior quality and of fav trite
U00 brands, entitled to debenture, just received and
for sale at No. 28, Merchants' Row.
Jan 17 is2w CURTIS GUIl 13.
YOUNG HYSON TEA, in wholes, halves and boxes ,
CASSIA, in cases and mats-for sale by
Jan 17 istf 57, Commercial wbh:rf.
CAMPHOR, ANNISE OIL, &c.-200 cases Canlphor,
just received from Canton ; 22 do Annise Oil, and 30 do Gar-
net and Liver Shellac, for sale by B. A. GOULD, 33, Union wf.
Jan 13 eopis8t
CHOICE COTTON.--33 bales very superior New Orleans
Cotton, landing from brig Falco, and for sale by THOMAS
B. VOSE, 98, Water st. eopislOt Jan 13
JVo. 137, Washington street, corner of School street,
IMPORTERS of China, Glass and Crockery Ware,-Britannia
Ware, Bronzed Lamps, Waiters, Cutlery, .and Furnishing
Goods generally,-offer for sale, at wholesale or retail, an exten-
sive assortment of Goods in their line, comprising
Rich French China Dinner, Tea and Breakfast Sets,
Plain white do do do do do do.
Colored English iron Stone China Dinner Sets, gold edge,
Plain white do do do do.
Nankin China do do.
Canton do do do.
Printed do do 'do. new patterns,
China Toilet Sets-printed do-white glass do.
Rich China Dessert Sets-low priced do-printed do do.
With every variety of Printed and Common Ware.
China Vases, French and English-German do.
Nankin China Dinner Ware, pieces separate from sets,
Cut Glass, best plain cutting, in sets tr match throughout, or
separate pieces-Common Glass Ware, cut and plain, a full as-
Also, Bronze Astral Lamps; Mantel do; Study Lamps; Knives
and Forks, ivory handles and common ; German silver Tableand
Tea Spoons, Ladles, &c.; Waiters, in sets or single; Castors,cut
bottles and moulded ; Plate Warmers; Britannia Coffee Urns;
do. Tea and Coffee Pots, English and American ; planished tin
do; Egg Boilers ; Strainers of German Silver Wire,-a new urti-
cle; Hearth Brushes, Crumb Brushes, Bellows, Feather Dusters,
Crumb Cloths. &c. &c., in quantities sufficient to furnish Hotels


In compliance with the numerous requests made to the
Manager tor the repetition of the successful .and oral Dra-
nma of the SIX DEGREES OF CRIME it is respectfully an-
'nlaunced for this evening.
yrlst night of the revival of the Opera of the POOR SOLDIER!
.Wll be acted, F. S. Hill's popular Drama, in 6 parts, called the
JFi Women, Gambinrg, Theft, .Murder and-the Gallows!
Jttli Dormilly, Mr. W. H. Smith.
Fer4it-nd, Mr. Comer.
Cturles, .. .. Mr. Williamson.
SLouise- Mrs. Anderson..
','Madam Doucet, Mrs. Sheridan.
lithe course of the evening, several popular OVERTURES,
SYMPHONIES, &c. by the efficient Orchestra.
To conclude with O'Keet's celebrated Operatic Farce of
Pl rick, (the Poor Soldier) Mr. Williamson.
Kathleen, Mrs. W. H. Smith.
V*:r'Doors'open at I before 6 o'clock--Caurtain rises at 61.."C

WNOTICE is hezeby'glven, that an assessment of five dollars on
. .each and every shale of the capital stock of the Western
aiil Road Corporation, has been laid by the Directors, payable
tetne Treasurer, on Monday, the sixteenth day of January next.
Payment-may be;made at the Oriental or Market Banks, Bos-
ton; the Chicopee, or Springfield Bankl Springfield,the Farmers'
anm Mechanics' Bank, Albany ; or the North River-Bank,Hudson.
y order of the. Directors. JOSIAH GQUINCY, JR.
Treasurer W. R.-R.-C.
Boston, Oct. 4, 1836. istf d 21

S d 1 epis3m

STo Boston Banlk Buildings, NVo. 48, State street.
.,Jan 2 epistf
|. i, 'S. G. WILLIAMS 4& CO.
, Jan 3 istF1
SOffice No. 49, STATe STR3EXT.
'***Marine losses adjusted. W&Sfstr-~ 8
S Jan 17 is2m
*T1.3ll.3 President and Directors of the Salem Commercial Insnr-
I aCace Company hereby give notice, that the Capital Stock of
said Company amounts to,
and thit they continue to receive proposals at their Office, No.
174, iLsex street, to make Insurance on Vessels, Freights and
Good, against Captivity of Persons, on the Life of any Person
during his absence by sea, and on Money lent on Bottomry and
Respdtl dentia, not exceeding Twenty Thousand Dollars on any
one r4sk. By order of the President and Directors.
SWM. S. CLEVELAND, Secretary.
Saln,January 16, 1837. Iwis
11300,000 DOLLARS,
and ih#Vested according tolaw.
They continue to insure against
to an tumount not exceeding
30,000 DOLLARS,
on as ngle risk. Office No. 43, State street,
C. BRADBURY, President.
En -Ao P. MERIAM. Secretary. MW&SIs3m d 15
th it their Capital Stock is
^ 300,000 DOLLARS R
all of which h is invested accordingto law; and that they Insure on
against the perils of the Sea, and on-
against the hazard of FiaE, and that they
; op Bottomry, Mortgages, and on Bank Stocks,
r- At their Office, at the corner of Congress rand State streets.
A S. A. WELLS, President.
A. C. DoRn, Jr., Sec'ry. eopis2m Jan
give notice,thattheir CapitalStock,now invested according
300,000 DOLLARS,
c tliatthey continue to insure on Marine risks against the perils of
the Sea, and on Buildings and Merchandise against the hazards
of Fire, note xceedin-g Thirty Thousand Dollars on any onerisk.
JOHN K. SIMPSON, President.
Jo1iNSTr EvES ,Secretary. epistf
NIOTICE.-In consequence of new arrangements in business,
the subscriber respectfully requests that all outstanding ac-
counts may be closed previous to the first of next month.
Jan 17 epislit (late E. K. Whitaker & Co.)
A N INSTRUCTOR WANTED.-A Teacher well quali-
l fiedt who can bring good recommendations, as tomorals and
a happy tact of communicating instruction, will find a situation
in one of the public annual Schools, in Dorchester, Mass.
Dorchester, Jan'ry 5th. W&Sis2w

The subscribers would respectfully inform their friends
and the public, that this well'known House has been thor-
oughly paired, fitted and furnished anew, and is now
open for the reception of compieay. The _Proprietors pledge-
themselves that every attention 'will be paid to the wants and
convenience of those Who may fa,,or them with their patronage.
Jan'-Oepis3w LOW & HOYT.
R EMOVAL.-DENNY & "DUTTON have removed from 27
Ato 41, Kilby street. istf Jan 3
PEMOVAL.-The OceantInmasnsc Company have removed to
Listhe building formerly occupied by the United States Branch
Bank. is2m n 28
NOTICE.-The undersirzned having leased of the New Eng-
land Silk Company.thtrir Factory in Dedham, will carry on
the business of manufacturing Silk in all-its branches, and so-
liciti the patronage of the public.

Dedham, Jan. 9, 1837.


1FIRE DEPART-tIENT.-All persons are forbid deliver-
' ing any articles o0: account of thie Boston Fire Department,
-without a written order from this office.
Chief Engineer Boston Fire Dep't.
Engineer's Office, Dec. 28, 1836. 3wis [d 30
.E7NGINEER' S OPFFICE, Jan. 11th, 1837. In caseof Fire
J-Aor Alarms, all persons are forbid taking out Engines No 8 and
No 9, unless ord :red by an Engineer. -
W M BARNICOAT, Chief Engineer
jan 12 is6f, B. F. Dep't.
TrO CONTItIACTORS.-Proposals will be received until the
20th inst.. for digging and removing a quantity of earth,-sand
and gravel fro m, and reducing the top level of the Bowdoin Estate,
on Beacon street. For information apply to the subscriber, in
Joy's Buildirig, 81, Washington street.
Jan 7 epist20th AMOS COTTING.
C OPARUTNERSHIP NOTICE.-The subscribers give
notice that they have connected themselves in business, un-
der the firm and style of GAYLER, PIERCE & COLBURN, aud
have taken the nevw-stores No. 98, Washington, and No. 10, Dev-
onshire streets, for the purpose of conducting the CROCKERY,
GLASS and CHIJN A WARE business, and respectfully solicitthe
patronage of their friends and the public.
Boston, Jan. 9, 1837. istf [J 7

REMOVA7L.--The subscriber informs his friends and the
public, that he has removed his stock of Crockery, Glass and
Chi, na Ware from 370 to 98, Washington, and 10, Devonshire st.,
and has associated himselfin business with CHARLES J. GATLER
and GEOROn W. COLBIURN, under the firm of GAYLER, PIERCE
&,C OLBURN, and feeling grateful for past favors, respectfully
Soi( :its a continuance of patronage at the new stand.
B(i stone Jan. 2, 1837.
N, B.-It being important that all the outstanding accounts of
the dd concern should be closed as soon as possible, it is hoped
and requested that all persons having accounts will hand then
in fo- r settlement;and all indebted will make immediate payment.
Ja n7 istf
N( )TICE.--GAYLER, PIERCE & COLBURN having taken
S the new Stores 98, Washingt3n, and 10, Devonshire streets,
which h being connected, make the most convenient premises in
the c6 ity, intend conducting the Crockery, Glass and China Ware
Ibusir ;ess in all its branches. The retail business will be conduct-
ed in. the rooms on Washington street, which are fitted up in the
most' splendid manner for the purpose, where-will always be
found, a full assortment of RICH CHINA and CUTGLASS, of
the ma ost fashionable patterns, an i all kitfds of common CROCK-
ERY, WARE, and all other articles usually kept in a Retail
Croc" kery Ware Store. The wholesale business will be conduct-
ed in the Chambers on Devonshire street, which are very conve-
nient ly arranged for the purpose, where will always be found a
prim. s assortment of Open Goods for the packing trade, and a good
suppi y of Goods by the original package, including a variety of
assor ted Crates-having made such arrangements to import goods
direct t from the best manufactories in England and France, that
they- feel assured they can offer as great inducements to purchas-
ers a s any other establishment in the city.
Be, ing agents for selling GAYLER'S PATENT DOUBLE
IRO N SAFES, the lower store on Devonshire street w.vll be._c-
cupb d dfor that purpose, where may be found a complete assort-
men t of all the sizes and kinds.
E,' ery exertion will be made to give satisfaction in every branch
oftl te business, and the patronage of friends and the public is re-


The performance will commence with a Grand HistoricalPtlay,
entitled, .
Walter de Montreal, ... Mr. Harrison.
Adrian Colonna, Mr. Rice.
Stephen Colonna, Mr.. R. Field.
Savelli, --Mr. Madden.
Orsini, --, Mr. Powell.
Angelo Vilani, Mrs. Kent.
Nina,` M .. .- .-Mrs. Hairison.
Irene, - Mrs. Ingersoll.
Ursula, Mrs. Greene.
Benedetta, Mrs. Fletcher.
Grand Pas de Der, By Mrs Buckley and Mlts Johnson.
Sailos Hornpip,- B Master Buckley.
Taglimoi Waltz, By MinQJohnson
To conclude with the Fairy Tale, called :
Fairy Blanche, '- Miss LJohnson.
The Performances will commence at 6 o'clock.
Prices--Boxes 75 cents--Pit 37 1-; cents--Gallery 25 cents.

IM ISS JOHNSON respectfully announces that WEDNESDAY

V ( 0 THIS ) EVENING is appointed for her Annual
Benefit, on which occasion she will appearjor the first time In a
Dramatic character. The entertainments will commence with
Howard Paine's interesting Drama of CLARI,- or the /Maid of
filan--Clari, (first time,) Miss Johnson. After which, the ad-
mired Ballet of CO LLINETTE, with all the original music.-
Toconclude with two acts of Miss Medina's popular Drama of-
RIENZI, which has been performed at this Theatr* With unpar-
alleled success., In the.course of the evening a variety of DAN-
CES,- by Miss Johnson--with other -entertainmenti .which she
trusts will merit and receive the pautrnage of the public.
Jan 18 pie

T HE Subscriber offers crsalk, in a body, or in senate parcels,
the'whole of his valuable MILLS and WAr ER PRIVI-
LEGES, situated 2 1-2 miles west of the New Hampshire State
House, on one of the principal avenues to Concor-d,on- a valuable
stream, and having a cutomn business perhaps equ -to f thatofany
establishment of the kind in New Hampshire.
The Water Power is In three separate privilege tbavtng con-
trol of the ponds and reservoirs above, and is suifient during a
large portion ofthe year for operating considerable mUore macbin
ery than is now erected thereon. 'The dams are ghrVoughly bulit
of stone-and all the improvements are permanent.
There are two GRIST MILLS, on separate ptfrileges, of the
best construction, and In fine order; a large SA-W MILL,-with
two sets of geaks and saws; a CLAPBOARD MIL4L anAdAf o
SHINGLE MEiL ; a large CHAIR FACTORY, occupying sev-
eral buildings, all in order, with nmahinery complete--at- present
giving employment to some ten or fifteen persons. There are
also an Engine Lathe, Tools for the same, a Stave Machine, sev-
eral Circular Saws for manufacturing Lathes, c, -
On the premisesare six DWELLING, HOUSES, with all con,N
lenient and necessary Barns and out buildings. The large Brick
House, of two stories, is well finished, and one of the best houses
in Concord, beautifully situated. and, with the rich linds adjoin-
ing the same., capable of being made one of the most'elegant seats
in the country. Near- the above is a new and. very convenient
Dwelling House and Store, perfectly finished. The other Dwel-
lings are convenient, and occupied by the different workmen a-
bout the establishment. The lands belonging to the property are
of goodquality, and with the inexhaustible supply of rich muck
which may be taken at the proper season from thesides of the
mill pond, may be made a perfect garden. There ar between 60
and 70 acres of land. Near'the Saw Mills, and on the Hopkinton
road, is a valuable bed ofclay, where a yard may be easily made,
and the manufacture of bricks pursued to advantage.
Plans of any portion ofthe above property, together with a full
description of the same, will be furnished on application to the
subscriber. The most satisfactory evidence can be furnished as
to the business and income of the mills, &c. To a company of
enterprising niechanics or manufacturers, WiShing to establish
themselves in a safe and lucrative business,~ear a large and grow
ing village, (as Concord cannot fail to become,nbw that the ques.
tion of the Rail Road is settled in its favor)-the above offers a
chance rarely to be found. A reasonable credit may be had on'a
considerable portion of the purchase money, ifdesirable.
Concord, N. H. Dec. 15, 1836. BWis d 21

BUILDING LOTS, etta4UV sitidtfd, for Mle.-The lot of
BLand in Sudbury Square, formerly belonging to the late
Eben. Storer, Esq. is offered for sale on the liberal credit of six to
eight years for the principal part of the amount. U-contains be-
tween five arid six thousand square feet, and sufficient for four
genteel houses, with stores or shops for piece goods in front,or for
five deep stores on the lower floor; and all the chambers over the-
same would form very suitable sales rooms for an extensive furi-,
ture dealer, being centrally situated, and in a street which is
daily growing more public, and will shortly be a greatly improv-
ed continuation of Tremont street, down to the Square and termi-
nation of Blacstohe street, and the large avenues to the city
from the North and West, by the Warren and Craigie's Bridges
and the Lowell Rail Road. Apply to THOMAS FURBER, No.
.9, Sudbury street. W&Sis3m Jan 14

v sold, about 7 acres of Salt Maish, situated in Quincy, (former-
ly Dorchester, called Squantum) late the property of Ezekiel Tol-
Also, severalfull blooded Cows and Heifers. -
Also, 3u or 40 pasture white oak Timber Trees, standing in Na-
tick. from four to fivetfeet in diameter. Apply to A. GREEN-
WOOD, near Dr. Codman's Meeting House, Dorchester, or -Mr.
D. LANE, Natick, who will show the Trees.
n29 W&Sistf
ZFIRST--A lot of Land, with a new Dwelling House thereon.-
The lot fonts southwardly, and is about 100 feet wide, and
220 deep, containing about 21,400 square feet. The House is 23
feet front, and 29 feet deep, besides the L, which contains kitch-
en and out-houses. On the lower floor are parlor, sitting room,
bed room, kitchen,closets, entries; on the second floor, five or
six sleeping rooms. The house has been very carefully built,and
of the best materials.
SEcoND-Another lot' of Land, withlia now Dwelling House
thereon. The dwelling house on this lot is in all respects like
that above described, but the Ilt of land is not so large. The
width is the same, (about 100 feet.), but the depth is about 160 ft
Number of square feet about 14,300.
These houses are situated in the thriving village of Unionville
23 miles from Boston, 17 miles from Worcester. The Worcester
rail road cars'pass within 200 feet of these houses ; and the rail
road depot in this village, is about 1000 feet distant therefrom.-
The averagetime of passages between Boston and Unionville is
an hourand half. These two houses will be completed and fit
to be" tenanted by the fist 'of March next. For terms apply to-
Dr. J. S. SULLIVAN, at Unionville, or GEO. M THATCHER,
Esq. Broker, State street, Boston. W&Sistf Jan 11
miles from Boston, and 11 miles from the Boston
-A and Worcester Rail Road Depot, on the road leading
to Hopkinton Springs, and within 20 minuteS ride of either place;
containing42 acres of land,under high state ofcultivation, with a
never failing stream of water running through ,the same-two
good Houses, and other out-buildings, all in good repair. Also, a
large Granite Quarry, of easy access. The granite is of fine color,
works well, and can at small expense be landed in Boston.-
Said Farm is pleasantly situated. and well worthy the attention
of gentlemen in pursuit of a pleasant Country Seat, or a farmer
wishing a small but good farm. For a person who would wish to
accommodate families visiting the Springsthis stands unrivalled.
Said farm will be sold low if applied for immediately to NAHUM
on the premises.
Also-A Farm cohtaining8 acres, with a new House,and other
out buildings, suitable for a mechanic, on the same road, within
one mile of the village. Apply as above. WSistf d 94

FARM FOR SALE-Pleasantly situated in Dor- .
chester, 6& miles front Boston, on the Providence
Rail Road, containing about 75 acres, suitably divid-
ed into mowing, tillage, orchard,meadow, pasture and wood land,
well watered, and well fenced with stone walls-abundance of
fruit of various kinds, and many Unusual conveniences, with
good House, Barn, and other buildings-will be sold entire, or di-
vided in any way to suit purchasers. Inquire of NATHANIEL
Dorchester, Jan. 11, 1837. eWistf
M FOR SALE OR TO BE LET--A very pleasant and
convenient House, containing two parlors, six sleeping
rooms, kitchen &c. situated near Rev. Mr, Putnam's
Church, in Roxbury. Inquire of A. M. WITHINGTON, Dud-
ley street, Roxhury. W&Sistf ,o 1
A HOUSE TO BE LET.-To let, a new three story brick
House, No. 101.,Front street,suitable for a genteel family.
Apply to the subscriber. JABEZ ELLIS,
S8 iatf-' B. -99, Front street.
L FOR SALE, OR TO BE LET-A valuable new brick
House, situated on the westerly side of Louisburgh
square, built in the most thorough antd workmanlike
manner, and ready for occupation. Apply to
n 21 epistf HENRY HUBBARD.
S TORE IN KILBY STREET.-A Firm in this City,
whose term of Copartnership is about expiring, and who, in-
tend relinquishing business, will dispose of a -lease of one of the
best Stores in Kilby street, together with a small Stock of Dry
Goods, on favorable terms,-and will give the purchaser an intro-
duction to a list of good customers. Apply at this office.
Jan 17 3tis
C HAMBERS TO BE -LET--To be Let, together or sep-
arate, 3 Chambers and Loft, having in it a large wheel for
hoisting goods, in store 11 and 13, Washington street, suitable for
Dry Goods, Shoes or Furniture, and would answer well for a
Book Bindery or Printing Office.--lnquire at the store.
d 6 TuW&Sistf
SAIL LOPT TO BE LET.--Alarge and commodious Sail
Loft, over store No. 33 & 34, Commercial wharf. ,For terms
apply to WM. B. REYNOLDS, No. 56, Commercial st.
Jan 7 epistf
rO BE LET-The Chambers of Store Nd. 1, Oliver street
*a nd a <* lnntinlv Tn rrn tha Im lnwpr lrnnr If wan+Afd Said


S[ftore N.o 9, Central Wharf.
w ,aik nd Brown Santo# Sgar.
"THIS DAY, at I o'cloek--at60, Central wharf,
o. r the benefit of whom it may concern,
184 bags white Santos Sugar ; 177 dobown dodo.
Rains and Fgs. -
THIS O AY, at 11 o'clock--at No. 50, Central wharf.
00 boges bunch Muacatel Raisin.
49 keg Figs, a supenor article ; .

: '. Beef, Pork, Bread, 4 c.
"TJS DAr, at 12"' look, .
SAt the tons Stima on India whar, "
7 bls Beef; IdoPork; 2 hbdahPilot and I|do Navy B2ra;
J chest Pouchong.Tea; 2 bags Rice;
~ 'Saila an i Rigging.
For account of whom it may concern,
All the standing lagging and Salld saved from the rig Stami
-, TT'IS DAY,,t 12 o'clock, -
At the Stone Store, India wharf,
1 Mainsail, l1 Poresail, I Jib, &c. suitable br a schooner of(i0
White and Brown sugar .
TOMOb ROW, at Il o'clock-at i1, India wharf,
Per account of wuom it inay concern,
25 boxes Triaidad white Sugar i 75- do -rown do-.pa rtilwy
damaged. .

S&eam Boat Patent. ; .
T- TOMORROW, at 19 o'clock,
At Doak? wharf, near Chartestown Bridg,
^. .^ The Steam4aat PATENTr, well calculated fo
VL-S river use, or to1wag--hai exeelent boiler, awd
ain good order, is well fard in clhin cabtea si4
in anchbors,and all articles foi a boat of her dencription.- Sal
positive, to close a concerA. For particulars apply to Jlrk IL
ILLIAMS, ventral Wharf.

Mahogany and Cedar." "-,
On TjUESDAY next, at 1l o'clok-op-pposlite No, 4j Ittia stiut,
Now landing from Clentu egos, Cuba,
184 log large size -Mahogany, oronating of rlnaeh. Myrtle a4
Table Wood; 38 logs large size Cedar.
The above was selected by a competent Judge, iad Isea l I _f
not superior to any cargo of Cuba wood impdnred into ti eity.

S -n ;.- t. Domingo .ataogany.
n THUfRSDAY, 20th Inst. at ll.o'cfi k-at Rowe's f, -
Landing frma brig SterliM -
45 branch piees St. Domingo Mahoga, particularly elestwa
by the supercargo, and is of isperlor quality.
; Ros .wooot. .- ? .7"-. -:
COt TijURSDAY, 6th last. at aUl o'plock--at euic Xwlf,
'70 planksSono Roewood '
BY J. I U.NimNGHAX.. .
[Office, corner of Milk and Federal hlrees..J

Sydney Coal. *s -
:TtS DAY, at I o'clock-tn Libeerty ias,-
0Ochalw.o6s Sydney Coal, screened, and of first qualy.

fstore, No. 22, Long wrfarf.) -:

/ Fishing Vessel. -
S- TOMORROW, at 19 o'clock,
,- At Buttereltd's wharf, Sea tm set,
B 10-16th parts ofthebschr SAILOR, about 65 los hMbhea.
Aljo,:one eighth of the scir RUTH, about 65 tons.:-ell
calculated forte fishing business. Farther particulars n"de
known, on application to Mr. Buttetflel4.
BY E-. B., HALL.
[Office,88k90,Watr.street,] : .

tftck of Dry God.
TOMORROW, at 9Q o'cklj---It office, .
The rtocko. a Retailer of Dry Good for Caeh.-coatl .
super and medium Broadcloth ; Cassere ; vSatie t; B;Ick- .
skins; Flannels ; Tlankets ; French an English Merinos g-; Rg.
lish, Frenctiand American Prints ; Grode Swiss a"d Gre de -Nap'
Silks; Synchaws and Sarsoets ; tw-ilnee Silks ; P oge and othi.
er Silk Hdkfs; SIUr afid Italian Cra-ats ; Book MMusllni.and -
Bishop Lawns; plaid Shawls ; Silk, Vorsted and Cotton HosW
and Iralf Hose ; Silk and Gingham mzbrellaa ; English and
French Ginghamsf; Goats hair and imiftLion Camletsa Irish Lin- -
ens; Laces ; Rilbb s,; Sewing Silk ; Linen Diapers and Calah ;
Fur Capes and Caps.; Gloves ;.Cam hrics; Vestilgs ; bieabhed
and brown Catton ; Canton Flannels Tickings; 4 4Checlk,
Stripe, Plaids, &c.
Also, at 11 o'clock-150 half pieces 4.4Irish Linen ;
Also, at 12 o'clock--o cases fashionable Silk Hatsf ; S do Fur
Hats; 200 Fur Capes, of various kinds; 50 F C dpeand tMan-
ties. .

UIl SATURDAY next;at 11 o'clot-ki-at.Clt Hall,
20 shares Taunton Branch Rail Road,. -.
14 do Oanton Co- at Baltimore, -
25 do OCarlestown WharfCe.
20 do New England Ins. No. '
10 do Warren.Bank, .. -. "
17 do -Mercantfte- Mrine Ina. Co. .
8 do Boston and Lowell Rail Road, lodged as eod mral..,
2 do Appleton Manufacturing Co.
60 do "State Bank, by order of Executorn, i.
33 do Futton do. lodged as collateral,
1 do PortsioutltMaruf. Co, at Brunswick,bt. ..
50 ,do Bangor aid Piacataquis Rail Road,
50 do bury I dia Rubber. -"
iy J. M ALLEN. .
LOftGce, cotnerof Milk andC6ngreseitreet.la
Dry GoPds. -
THIS DAY, at 10 o'clock,-at Offie -
An extensive variety tfprime Dry Goods, for eash, viz:-Super
black, blue aid browp Broadcloths ; London anid American Ca.-
simeres ; Buckskins ; white and scarlet Merino Shawls ; Ros
and Witney Blankets ;.Meinos ; London and.American Calicos;
colored Cambrics i T'hibet Sha s Is; Choppas; English fancy Silk
Jdkts ; fancy wihitb and brown Table Cloths ; bill Silk Cravats ;
Madras Hdkfs Highland, Blanket and Tuataa Shawisi Gh n
hams ;goats hair Camlets; Silk Vestings; elastic Brcem; horse -
skin Gloves ; bleached Cotton ; taw Silk SJhawesand Hdfs; Bob-
binet Laces'; nix'1 and plaid Satinets; Irish Linens ; Challey -
Hd&fs;, figured merinos ; Spool Cotton ; Linen Thread ; French
Silks Linens; Diapers;-,extra fine Petershams; brown Sheeting .
and Shirting, &c. "' ,- Ir"
Also-The Stock of a Variety Store,. fi n mlt of own, vi :-- .-
Ladies' Worsted aid C-ottezo Slockig ribbons; Woollen ana -
Worsted Shawls ;Prunella and other Shoes .,Ft Capes ;' black, ,
colored-and figured Stilks; Kid Mitts; plain and wrought Comnbs;
Cashmere Hdkfs; gilt Buttons; Scissors; Penknives; Cotton
Sheeting; bone Buttons Indelible Ink ; Bears Oil ; Breast Pins ;
Cotton Socks ; Gloves; WVorsted Biniingsa Pins; drab Kersays;
fancy Baskets; Hats; Tippets ;embroidered Thlbet Hdkfb do
Shawls; Snuff Boxes ; Flannels ; Caifcos i;-Razor Strops 3 Vgst-
ings; Vassimeres; BroadCloths, &c. -

Best boot top Trarelins Toru ks,
THIS DAY, at 12 o'clock-at ffice,-
20 best boot top Travelling Trunks, comprising at sizesl.-
Also, 50 Spanish style Nutria fur Caps.

SSuperior Bottled Wine. -"
TOMORROW, at 12 o'clock-at office,
The following consignments of superior'bottled Wines,,all o f,
which is warranted equal to the statement made, and best refer-
ences given as to purity, &c. viz.
40 dozen Ceylon Madeira, purchased in Madeiia in June, 1833,
was landed here after touching Isle of France,,Cey lon and Bom-
bay, in May, 1834, having been aboard ship 1i1 inths : is from
the house of March & Co. and is warranted pure as it was takep
from butts ; it has become fine by long standing, and without tie
aid of artificial means, is well worthy the notice of gentlemen in
want of a fine pure article.
Also, 8 dozen London particular Madeira, from the house of
Duff, Gordon & Co of a very superior vintage, an. can be proved
perfectly pure.
Also, 4 dozen b61 Brown Sherry, belonging to the estate of a.
person, deceased. Also, 20 baskets Champagne. of a superior -
brand-sample bottles may be had at auction room after Tuesday,
to be charged at auction prices. Also,, a few demijohns, each 5
gallons fine Table Wine. .
Valuable LLibrary.
TOMORROW, at o'clock-at office,
The valuable Library of the Boston Young Men's Society,"
comprising a large variety of valuable works in ,ep V1fious de-
partments of literature, science and the-arts, selected by gentle- "
men of acknowledged taste and-jddgment. Particulars in cata-
logues, which may be had on Wednesday.
The Books will be arranged fbr.exanitnatioa on the morning of
the, sale.

On FRIDAY next, at 10 o'clock-at office,
boxes of Wearing Apparel. belonging to the estate of a person
deceased, comprising every variety. ,
At 101 o'clock-A French Horn; Bugle ; 1 goo old Watih.
Superior Silk atts-
On FRIDAY next, at 11 o'clock-at Office,
5 cases superior India Rubber Silk Hats.

,Horses, Carriages, Haresases, Buffalo Robes, Ragogo
Skins, .*c. "
On SATURDAY next, at 12 o'clock-at the Horse Mart,
A large number of valuable Horses, Carriages, Harnesses, &e.
[Sales Room, corner of Milk and Devonshtre street.]
Power Press, Stereotype Plates, Paper, 4.Se.
TOMORROW, at 10 o'clock,
At the Sales Room, corner of Milk and Devonshire streets,
1 Hatch's Power Printing Press-1,l Tufts's Hand Press-reams
Printing Paper7-Stereotype Blocks- sets Stereotype Blocks of
Miss Howitt's Sketches of !ftural History-lot of Chases, &c.
May be seen previous to the sale at Curtis's, Franklin Avenue.


,* '. v. .

g u. -.,"


- ,- - ,- --- .- .

~II -LLt\-L:';CC1-~ Yl~Y-~ -LII~Lld~iS-..~~~Y~*

From Flonrida-The following paragrtphs from S
augustine, received through a. slip of the Charlestc
Courier, give some additional information of the state
of things in Florida. -
StP.. AGCCTuvI, Dez W.-We have but littWeinte
eat of importance, in relation_ to ourIndian Affairs, t
lay befbre- 6ur readers this week. (en, Jesup ha
reached the WahOo Swamp and found the Indians ha
gone from it. it is probable that the. trail which wa
discovered few weeks since leading across the S
Johns river, may have lieen tle trail of the whole force
it ir satisfactory to kunqw Iikaf the -Seminole has bee
Obliged to leave his sterng holds and seek other mom
teure' retreats; thAt ie' has been forced to abando
what he considered ikis impenetrable fastnesses, an
impregnable fortresses:; that he is convinced that th
great Wahoo Swamtp and the Cove of the Withlacoc
chee, no on'ger afford him a place of security, agaias
the ima'din4irces of the white man.
.:The prebtamptiorig4 that they have retreated to th
tverglades. Thi,.isi i said to be a large tract of coun
try, inti ateart 3 interspersed with knowls or islands
anda3re -inteirvti filed with long saw grasses. Thi
portion of ~ntiry4has never, been explored, and bu
4Wttle is known of:it except in the immediate vicinit,
i6cfthe'-setcoaat. It extends from Cape Florida to Cap(
sable, the southern extremity of the peninsula., Col
-Wyatt, in theyyeax 1831, if we recollect right, explore*
'a portion of4he Everglades, and his report was pub
lished at the'tine in the -papers, of the day, He des
'c:ribes the portion which he explored as being subject
tndMlaurittoiw periodically, and in the summer season
Hedescrilbd the soilas firm and solid. We speak front
recolle'cti6n, not haringthe- document we cannot refei
to it.
-If the Eveig1ades are as bad as what they have beer
r r'seft ited no Indians can live. there for any length ol
time ; if of a different nature they are no more secun
than in-i'he'Wshoo 'Swamp. The energy and perse-
v*'erance of bur troops will soon rotte them even front
that strong hold.
We hu.avi ten .olitelyr favored with the following
-' extract'of a letter from a. officer of the army, to his
friend in this ity.;
Extract ofa letter ifrom. an ofiMcer of the army, dated
"Ore"s Ferry, Dec. 28.
., An'-exptoess :mwivef here last night from the Army.
'e J~e ; f a[I- "go-ny with his ortginal-force and the
STenseasepeans, to'-Tam pa, where the latter will be dis-
charged, leaving out'- Battalion of Regulars and the
Friendly Indians at Da. de's massacre ground, conetruct-
ing a depot.' He Is to-t return thither, whence he is to
t. commnence excursios I 3oputh. The trails ofthe breaking
C'up of the Wahoo Swam ,p, (which it seems was madetoo
ibot for themi) all-wen: "ed South.
,'Brv'-et. Malj.'Oti A s leaves here in a f*w days for
j t fl'atne With-1.-) j infantry recruits and the friendly
.3fi'Mn*; who have -r'esua, citated here. The Dragoons and
Wfi-i Mellan's'c*impil y are daily expected here from
(O d Point." .
'An expedition tinder, command of Col. Sanchez, con.
aisifin .of portion rF PJ captain Hanson's, Curry's, and
lrer -nuth'Votated--q -i mpanies, and a number of volun-
teers have %v hhedifoir the south. They"will proceed
t T-~bomokarAn -1ryba dyy to Mosquito. They will be
-absent a pl days. -
Thal tiii-fi t-iaave ment that has been made towards
;:ihat qnUartertindc p"ri l-last. No white man has been
-, Ut that pla es .tcipa_ Sou(h-Carolina Militialeft it.
..ATfwByTenni.)e. 28.--Gen. Wool and suite ar-
rived here onThasT da y evening, and departed on Fri-
day evening% ontxjw e. ay from New Echota-to Valley
River. The Genea .- is in good health, andis prose-
cuting the views 'f the Government in relation to the
.- herokfeea, *ri*h ,geut industry and energy.--Journal.
nJn Hii -t-t..i's.-Again the hostile Creeks have
broke loose- and committed depredations and murders.
The-plautaUiin of D'. Battleon Cowaga creek, was be-
sieged by arty of Indians five or more in number,
wbh fired uponn and killed onie white man and two negro
meit at the same time burning, the dwelling and out-
-houses d itse premises-ofDr. B. jBut five Indians were
seen on- tihe occasion butithere was reason to'believe
,.that a-',ftrich greater number were- concealed in the
swamp.'-lt is n6t known whether,these Indians.were
- of, tose. who still remained in Alabama waiting to be
emigrafi, or w Uether they were stragglers returning f
from Fliloti. IThe quttion- presents itself, why are
: these ladi'lns permitted to remain in the nation ? Gov-
exfijent hia-undertaken to remove them, and why are
S'they-4stU Wre ? Are there not funds to pay the expenses
femigration ? Fifty mllioins in the Treasury, and yet'
: abut 'our thousand Indians remaining in Alabama !-?-
amQngst them from-5 to 600 warriors. 7The troops have
..a1l been removed, but n hrie little company left at Fort
-iMiphoJ, a forso 'entirely inadeouats to the defence of
Sthe country This subject should be Ic0ked into, and
these wanderers emigrated with all possible despatch.
Columbus Herald, Jan. 3.

7thLne ost MWtmejR estoied,-We learnjthat the retvard
folthe $25)00, some, time since lost in this city, hav-
ing been increased to -$5,000, notes to the amount of
$20,000 were yesterday- addressed through the Post
Office, to MVessrs. J, & G. Berlin.
Since writing the above, we have been informed that
oily $1i7,000. were returned; the finder having kept the
$500 :reward -originally offered by Mr. Nevins of this
Scity--the $2,500 offered by the New York house-and
the 5,000 offered by-thJe Messrs. Berlin ;--i all $8,000!
A pretty considerable sum for picking op a small pack-
age !-Phiad. Inquirer. i
: QoaL-We, understand that the Massaohusetts Min-
; ing Comapany at Mansfield, are selling the coal at their
.i ~pe as fast as it can be got out, at eight dollars per ton,
; warranted to be equal to the Peach Orchard coal.

The Mansfield' Mining Company, who have been
operating about two miles from the first named corn pa- ,
'ny.,-nd uear tthe Branch Railroad, have, we learn,struck,
;.a vein ofeoaI which promises- as favorably as the other.
If good coil in sufficient quantity can be obtained in this
region, and -we have no doubt ift can be,-it will form an
invaldbble acquisition-more valuable to the communi-:
yt? than a mine ofgold,-TaurntOn Democrat.
Another lead mine :ha1 beefi discovered in the town
of Fowler, ix 0zmihsaEirom Gouverneur village, St.Law-
reIA county, -on ,the range of .the highlands leading
Sfrom--the 8t. Lawrence to Lake Champlain, and there
,is no doubt that this hole section is full of valuable
rminerals.-Burlington (Vt.)-:Free.Press. -.
The notorious. Francis Wright Darusmont -visited
this. town last week, and g ve' public notie that s0 e
would give a- lecture on r ai"y, on that evening, in"
the theatre-6-f cents admittance. We have since
been in formed, that her reception at'the theatre was
any-thing but- flatterirngtoher principles or person.
She and her lectuse --were turned into ridicule by the
-audience--the ildest-faid most appropriate treatment
that could be bestowed upon one who so ridiculously
perst veres in her Quixotic scheme of substituting uni-
versal profligacy lor religion, law and order. She- was
so little encouraged by her debut on the Wilmington-
theatre, onr-Saturday night, that she abandoned her in-.
tentlon of making a second appearance on Sunday af-
,ternoonj and decamped on Monday -morning to a more
-congenial atmosphere. -,Wilmzington State Journal.
In consequence of the movement which has been
made in Ithe Legislature in reference ,O the removal of
t thaseat of Governmenteto _Portland, our city govern-
mnantheld .t session this afternoon, and -promptly- voted
an appropriation of a'sufficientsum to provide ample
accomodations for the Legislature; provided they come
this season, and:-a committee was chosen to make the
-arranguient'forthwaith. ,be committee Cpmsisto of Levi
C', utter, MIark;l Hanis', ftthe Board of Aldermen, and
,Win Boyd, Freeman Bradford, O. B. Dorance, N. Hat'-
., lin mid stephen Frothinghar"oftbe Common Council. -
SP'ortland Daily Jdv. ,
"n4t eAtl.ndeoly .Jffsir.--A.. short time sirfce'a
young man by-the rlAme ofJ:ohn Price, stabbed his

i1343 t1~- -

e The Managers of the above Institution respectfully
submit to'the Corporation the following Report:
r- The present Board of Managers was elected in the
to month of J'une last, and this report commences with
as that period.
.d The objects of the Institution are presumed to be
as well understood. To rescue from the ills and the temp-
t. -tations of poverty and neglect those who have been left
e. without -a parent's care; to reclaim from moral expo-
n sure those who are, treading the paths of danger ; to
re "place the solitary in families ;" to give to those who
n know nothing of the ties or influences of home, some
d taste and fondness for a local habitation, at the least;
e and to offer to those, whose only training would other-
)- wise have been in the walks of vice, if not of crimes
it the_greatest blessing which New England can bestow
upon her mostfavored sons, a good education, are some
e of the purposes for which the Asylum and Farm School
i- was endowed. Under the blessing of God, success.has
I, tlius far attended the exertions which have been made
s to accomplish these objects. From the monthly reports
t of the Superintendent, and from the personal exami-
y nation of the establishment on Thompion's Island, the
e Board of Managers are satisfied that there has been
1. much improvement in the character of the boys who
i have been committed to'the charge of the Institution.
- In the last report of the Superintendent, 62 boys are
- placed in thehighest or first grade, A40 in the second, 4
t in the third, and 1 in the fourth.
The number of boys on the Island at the time of the
i last report was 92; since that time 18 boys have been
r admitted and 3 withdrawn. The number on the 1st of
January, 1837, was 107; all of whom, as well as all
a other persons- connected with the establishment on the
f Island-were in good health, and there has been no death
e at the Institution since the last report was made. The
- occupations and employment of the boys vary with the
season. In, Spring, Summer and Autumn, the larger
boys, in classes, work upon the garden and farm, of
r whose labor they perform a large part. The younger
q boys have small gardens of their own, which afford
them recreation when released from school. in the
| winter season most of them attend school, where they
are instructed in the learning usually taught in our
common schools, and some of them assist in making
clothes and mending shoes. The winter evenings are
occupied with the study of Geography, and the use of
Globes; Botany, and Practical Agriculture ; Lecturing
on different subjects, Singing and Reading. The Su-
perintendent states that "every boy in the Institution
is required- to be present during the evening exercises,
if he is able, which are very pleasing to them, and
which we all enjoy very much."
^ A large number -of mulberry trees have been planted
upon the Island, and there are many silk worms at the'
establishment.- It is contemplated to improve the ad-
vantages of the location in the production of raw silk
for manufacture.
As to the success of the boys in the farming oper-
"ations, Capt. Chandler, the superintendent, says, "they
have succeeded far beyond my expectations; I think
that they have done more work, and done.-it better,
-t than the oys of their age who have been regularly
brought up to, the business in the country generally
do." And as to the comfort and contentedness of the
boys, he says, they are all comfortably -clad', with
woollen clothes, shoes, stockings and caps, and appear
-to- be as happy in their present situation as boys gen-
erally are under the paternal roof. They appreciate
their advantages, and most of them are grateful to the
benefactors of the Institution and their friends for
placing them here. The boys are well supplied with
books, and keep them in excellent order; our Liibrary
containing between 400 and 500 volumes of well selec-
ted books. 1 have also an agricultural Library con-
taining about 30 volumes, to which the boys have
access. '
Opportunities are occasionally offered to the-frie~nds
of boys at the Institutioni of visiting tl em on the Island
in the summer months;
Vrhe School is under the immediate charge of Mr.
Geporgre B. Hyde,and he as, well aasthe superintendent
and. all engaged in the establishment, are believed to
merit the continuarce. of the confidence which has
hitherto been repOsed in them. -
Durinog the ,past summer, se-'eral parties of ladies
0Aad geueneein, at the request of the board of managers,
visited Thompson's Island. At these visits there have
been many persons present, and an examination of the f
boys in their'diffevent studies has been accompanied by i
some remarks jn the objects and prospects of the Insti- r
tuition. Among those, who hiave-"thus visited the Isl- 1
and have been many strangers, who- have always ex-
pressed 'their interest and pleasure in-its objects and .i
And how should -it bme otherwise than ,an object of I
interest.? an Institution designed to rescue the desti-
tute orphan boys of our eity from vice and ruin; to
withdraw them from.scenes and associates, whose con- I
tantinating influence would quickly destroy, the per- .'
exceptions of conscience, and leave them, deprived of
That monitor, to pursue the impulses of passions which I
inevitably destroy their victims. Manyare the worthy I
objects of the charitable institutions among us: our
Hospitals relieve the sufferings of the sick, and restore i
them to health aad .usefulness; they .are a blessing -
which may be-pequiired by all of us, and we would not
detract from their deserts. But we conceive that an
institution which is to rescue immortal beings from the
stain of sn, which could hardly otherwise be avoided,
which is intended to have an influence on the youth- I
ful mind, and lead it to an understanding of;its own
capacities, responsibilities and .hopes, deserves the fos-
tering care of an enlightened, benevolent community,
as much as those associations whose aim is to cure the
diseases of the body, or to restore the wanderings of
intellect. Such aninstitution as the Asylum and Farm

School is in true accordance with the spirit of the-Pil-
grims; it carries into effect-the first object of their sol- *
. icitude, the education of the young-of that young t
whose talents -would otherwise be employed to .violate.
- the peace andivirtue of .society. "-
It will be seen by the report of the Finance Comrn-
mittee that the expenses of the Institution for the year
ending January 1, 1837, have amounted to $6,100,
while the receipts for the same time have amounted to
$3,500, leaving a deficiency of $2,600. To meet this I!
excess of expenditure'over income, and to- prevent its !
recurrence, it-will ?',e necessary :to make an appeal to h
the liberality of the public. The board .of managers -
had intended to have made that appeal in the autumn '
of the .past;yearJut the condition of the financial af- c
f rtiir f'this'e uwity iirirced themtodefer it. They "I
would recoammenid the subject to their successors as one &
requiring their, attention when a- suitable time shall t
have arrived for its execution, with the confidence that na
the appeal will hescheerfully and promptly answered. -t
For the Managers. WM. GRiAY.

At the aAnual. meeting of'the '"Corporation on the :a
10th irist.- the abuve Report was accepted andordere'd I"
to be published, together with the following- vote, viz:
Voted, That the Managers bedirected to devise ways a
and means to relieve the corporation fronthe preset ^
debt. The'fllaw-ing gentlemen were elected-officers t
for the ensuing year: -.
Sam'I T. Armnstrong, President.
Jona. Phillips, Vice. Presidenit. ,
.--Wm. Hales, Treasurer. i
H. B. Rogers, S&cretary. ,
Jlanagers-Thos. G. Cary, Benj.,A. Gould, Moses ,
Grant, Wi. Gray,, Geo. H. Kuhn, Chats. C. Paine, b
Francis Parkman, Edw. S. Rand, Jno. Tappan, Joseph
Tuckerman, Henry lTpham. Jno. D. Williams.

MR. 'EnToR-A communication in the Courier,.un- e
der the signature of Q. ,E. D. charges the agent of the "
U. S. Bank, on the authority of Mr. Christopher Crus- a
ty ,a correspondent of the Advertiser, with taking ille- 6
-gal interest. J hav-e not the-communication before me e
of Mr. Crusty, and knowmot in what terms the charge r

From the Morning Post.
MUNICtPAL CoURT--Manslaughter.-In the cairte of
the Commonwealth against Patrick Riley, as prin c ipal;
and John Stewart, as accessary, for killing James M 'JVal-
-ly, His Honor Judge Thatcher delivered the follow wing
perspicuous and practical Charge to the Jury:--
Gentlemen--The Indictment charges that th is of-
fence was committed by the Defendants on the night
of the 7th of November last. This offence is call led in
law, Manslaughter, which-consists in the feloniou s and
wilful, or voluntary killing of another, without t that
malice aforetuought w which would make the killing mur-
der, but also without necessity to justify the de, ed, or
accident to excuse it, It is a case in which the i mblic
justice is interested : a fellow-being has been sud denly,
and by an act of violence, deprive-d of -life ; and it con-
cerns the whole community 'to make solemn inqu iry in-
-to the transaction, and to punish the bloody actors, if
they have violated the law.
Gentlemen of the Jury, you are aware that both
these defendants are on trial for the offence, and it is
for you carefully-to investigate- their respective share
in the transaction, and to pass on the case of each as
though they were severally orI trial,; one-may be guilty,
and notjthe other-and -both may be innocent. The
government must -first satisfy yoiU that James M'Nally
is dead: and that 'he onme -to his death -in itre manner
charged in the indictment before ybu can call on the
defendants for their defence. That -M'Nal y is dead is
clearly. proved, and not denied; but that Riley killed
MANwtiy is left to be inferred from the fact that they
"were engaged in a conflict in the street, and Riley be-
ing-at' the time armed withlr a knife it appeared imme-
tdiately afterwttsds, that M'Nally had received a mortal
-wound in the abdomen', -which on the following day
-terminated his life. But' the evidence stops at a most
interesting state of tee tl -ansaction. We are apprised
ef facts to this extenit.only; :--After M'Nally had twice
knocked Riley down -in th e street near the sidewalk;
and Riley -having received' from Stewart the knife,
passed from the street .n t&' the sidewalk. M'Nally
followed him; but before.he .had reached him Stewai4,
begged him .[M'N.] tdgodtmat'/ What w"r, nL'mallly'e.
reply does not appear; forlthe witness who relates ihe
fact says that though M'IaUy said something, he did
not hear what it was; for he :ran to call the watch,
and when he returned the:affray was- over. You will
naturally inquire tand wish to Hk 'ow, what happened
between the men on the sidewalk. Did M'Nally press
upon.Riley, and knock him down there ? Did Riley
attempt to escape from his attack ? Did he retreat to
the wall, or was the attack .so -auddex ', and the danger
so imminent,' that there was no -time Ih ft to retreat? or
did they both fall,; arid was the- wound .in the abdomen
the effect of accident or design? Thet e are all ques-
tions of much importance, and -ealcuih 'ted to have a
material influence on your minds. :If tbi evidence, as
it stands, leaves thispoint in doubt, so th a.tt youcannot
conscientiously say, that you believe! that .Riley inflict-
ed that mortal wound upon the deceased, y ou mustpro-
nounce a verdict of acquittal to both defend. ants.
The preceding inquiries are proper for ytu I(0 Put to
yourselves, although the learned conncumeon both sides
have argued the case-as though you woxad- naturally
come to the simple conclusion, that this mortal wound
was voluntarily inflicted by Riley. If that should-be
your conclusion, then the question wiD,beW.-ehether it
was a justifiable or an excusable'act on Mri.-pafrt. You
nust bear in mind, that it is not matesia"ltoli whom
the facts come;-whether from witnesses ftsrthe Govern-
nent, or for the Defendants; but you r'ms4rf t asecer-
ain what they are, and then judge;of theaatawcording
o the law.
The first that we learn of the doings oftl-1eiparfits on
he nigh of the affray we find that they hs6 .beernmamu s-
nig themselves at a game of cards, duringwrieh-tsorb e-
hing had occurred which gave offence to-.BI'afty; agi id
when he first left the house and was at thegate,,; be
threatened 4to flog both Riley and Stewart. Hemraeim .d
nto the house and alteri.e came back from :theIho-i; se
ie repeated his threats. Stewart came out, and-gaid to
5I'Nally--"You certainly will not think it wotth yqi ar
while to whip so small a'man as me." ThenISib 'y
:ame oul, -and struck 'M'Na.ly,;who- stood oppo.iie C ne
rate. 'Riley itnmediately ran across theistreet, ad
around the railing in front on Bedford street. -Bte;. irt
hen again interfered, and asked M'Nally" to-go4kol ie,
ind forgive Riley, for he would not think of.itria tihe
norninig." ivI'Nally replied, "that the: blow had',- no
nore effect on him than a blast of wind."- M'Naily 4* :en
seeing Riley standing up byithe railing ran after lh m.,
tnd Riley ran smmce distance before' M'Nally caught hi m.
r-hen IRiley dodged himn, -and ran back towards the
witness. M'Nally followed- him, and knocked-im do 4 : mn,
ind then it was, while Riley was on 'the ground that I he
vitlness says,he "saw M'Nally's foot going Riley I ?,(
lp, and said it was too bad and walked off towards be
niddlepf thestreet,bhut M'Nally followed, -amnd knock ed
mim down a.second time. 'When'BRileyarose, Itew irt
rave him a knife and itld him ".to use kis/tpieasur,, -thA
t." This appeared to be done openly, and in present ce
,f all. Riley then' went towards the.side walk, n id
.I'Nally still followed him. The witness -says, th-at bo th
before, and after Riley had received the knife, he"hea l d
Stewart ask M'Nally- forGod's sake to go home." E e
ays that during the whole affray, nothing.oeoam d
rhich led him tb believe that Srewart and .Bitely, r
either of them wanted to fight with M'Nilly; and tfis t
,ith the exception of the blow at the gate, the fight wa s
l\ on the part of M'KNaiy. The witness saw no-sig s
if anger and vengeance in Riley and Stewart.;'bat l e
xpectedl if M'Nally should-strike again ':.that iBilet /
night be tempted to defend himself with the 'knfi

have collections to make in distant places, that the
agent of that institution- had more capital to use in. -tat
Witl regard to the U. S. Banr or its agent, I feel, no
particular interest in their welfare beyond what ev try
citizen ought to feel,viz. a wish to have retained am i*tg
us a capital which has afforded as mich and perhi.ps
more pecuniary accommodation than most of our o Wn
Banks-and, 2d, a desire to shield from public odi *qm
r an individual, possessing the confidence and respect of
everyone who knows him. Of a man distinguished
for his conciliating integrity of principle, manners and
amiable temper-for his private worth and public use-
fulness-and yet the writer in the Courier ventures to
speak of him in his closin-r paragraph,,, "His friends
make him out," says Q. E D. as the agent ofa mot
princely hypocrite, (Mr. Biddle,) a usurer without prit-
ciple,-an extortioner, with no other apology for his
meanness than that Gen. Jackson's warfare upon the
Bank has given him the power of oppression,--a power
which he exercises without regard to justice, hoaor, or
It is true this on the face of it is aimed at Mr, Biddle,
(and a more severe denunciation could no't ,have been
framed against the most infamous individual in the
land)-yet, whatever may have been the intention of
the writer, it necessarily bears upon his agent,iciee he
is a participatory in these acts on which the -chrarges
against Mr. Biddle are founded.
In closing these remarks, I would briefly recall to
the'recollection of this community the circumstances
under which the U.S. Bank agency was established
among us. Was it at the suggestion of Mr. RBiddle or
of Qj agent, who were managers of it? Not at all. ft
was established here at the urgent solicitatimn'ofa
large body of our citizens-merchants, rnechaanics,
manufacturers, &c. who felt the want of the'capital
which that institution, by the expiration of its. fo'rnaer
charter, had withdrawn from us, and I will vetat re. tW
say that the business community would regaet- -ex-
tremely regret, that from any causes, the Govern. ment
of the Bank should discontinue the agency. .Wit h all
the pecuniary resources at our command, men of busi-
ness find it difficult enough to sustain.themselves., and
at such a- moment the abstraction of a large capital from
this State would be severely feltby every business man
in the community, and what, we would ask, more cer-
tain method could-be adopted of accomplishing' this
purpose than the attacks upon the governors and man-
agers of this institution, which it is the object of these
remarkfsto repel ?
A Friend to the Business Commuln ity.

Fires.--Oh Saturday forenoon, some tar boiled over
up on the deck of brig Homer, at Foster's wharf, and
toc &k fire, but was extinguished with little damage.
Yesterday morning, between 2 and 3 o'clock, some
str sw in the cellar of the Howard street MHouse took
fir< e, probably from a spark falling amongst it. Art
eaa'rly alarm being given, the fire was extinguished
wil 'out doing much damage,-probably less than-100.
4S eator Elected.-The Heon. Thomas Clayton, Chief
Justice of the Supreme Court of Delaware, has been
ele, >zted to the Senate of the United States, in place of
the Hon. John M. Clayton, resigned. It is said that
the.i lion. John M. Clayton will be appointed Chief Jus-
tic we of the Superior Court.-Del. Jour.
I ndiana Senator.-Mr. 0. H. Smith, Senator elect from
In .diana, in the place of Mr. Hendrix, has been claimed
afl -er a sort by both parties, and has therefore deemed it
pr, per to speak to the question" of his actual position,
in the public papers; He has written a letter to a friend,
for publication, which is sufficiently non-committal, and
sho ws him to be in the first stageof Van Burenism. It
is t bus that Mr. Senator Smith is disposed to carry
out the will of the people of Indiana, which gave an
ant i-Van Buren majority of near ten thousand, at the
late election We might ask the democrats of the Globe
and Enquirer-is this according to democratic usage"?
and does it harmonise with the principles of the "aJe-
publ 'ican party' ?--Baltimore Patriot.
NW a learn that the last failure of the government Ex-
press mail, was owing to the following circumstance.
In tli e neighborhood of Wilmington, (Del.) the Express
:ridei's,,-one from the north and the other from the south,
rode full tilt against each other The concussion was
tremendous. The southern post .boy was sent flying
-through the air in the direction of Maryland, while his
-northern contemporary was describing aerial and imag-
inary curves toward Pennsylvania. From all we can
learn, the encounter must have been very much like an
4 affair of honour,' between two locomotive engines.
Philad. Gaz.
.Navty Department, January 12,1837.
The "General Order" of the 15th of November, 1833,,
makingit the duty of Midshipmen, whether passed or
not,.-who had seen sea service, and who were not on
special duty or furlough, after their leave of absence
had expired, to repair to the Navy Yard near Norfolk,
New York. or Boston, to attend the Naval School, &c.
is hereby rescinded Midshipmen are not to be admit-
ted hereafter to any of the Naval Schools without the
special permission of the Department.
NEW ORLEANS; Jan, 4.-rThe schooner Ringleader
arrived this morning from Tampico, whence-she sailed
oxx the 20th ult. We have been favored by a commer-
cilA friend with the following extract of a letter which
enitbodies all the news that had transpiredtup to the de-
pat.ture of the Ringleader.
StMhe schooner Sarah Ann for this port with $500,000,
sail ld in company with the Ringleader, and may there-
forfc be hourly expected to arrive.
TAMPICO, Dec. 15, i836.-Last night many impris-
ond aents have taken place on the ground that several
of )ur citizens, joined by nearly all of the Havaneros
resij ding there, intended to pronounce in favor of the

Scll Mary Gay, Goodrich, Portsmouth.
Ar 14th, sch Alice, Johnson, Portland.
Brifs Adriatic, EbenezerC Macloon, Gil iraltat
by J M Marston ; Carib, Rice, Honduras, & (
Rol!a, John Pitaman, Havana, Dana, Greely & Co
HOLMES' Hoin, Jan 12-Ar. brigs Lion, Fern
.for Boston; Silshee, Fuller, Georgetown, S, 18,
short (f provisions-has been twice blown o T fro
sch Joppa, Messervey, Baltimore for Salem. Sai
sch Tam O'Shnanter,,Shackford, Boston.
Passed bv last evening, Bi brig Saml Free; mal
forSt John, NB.
13th-Ar. schs Splendid, Cdlby, Wilmingtoi i, l
cester ; Mexico, Lyon, N York for Salem; G ul
for N York. In port, 3 PM. the above ; and s ch
ton, Morning Star, Young James, Delaware, Ca
sail, and Mary.
HOLMES' HOLE, Jan .I -Sailed, brig Silsbee ;
ington, Gull, Halassah, and'Cape Fear, In poi t
Delaware, Young James, Joppa, Mexico, Mary,
wind NNW. and harbor fast closing with ice.
Ar at Edaartown, 10th, sch Tremont, Ulmer, i '
astnn ; 12th, brig Tilton, do for Boston.
The King Lear lies at anchor on Long Shoal.
bly be towed into harbor bythe ew cutter-Vigi -i
the weather will permit.
Office of New York Commere,
NEW YORK, Jan 14, 7 o'clock,PM,-Ar. ship C.
ton, Bird, Liverpool, Nov 20. Spoke 25th, tat 41
Charlotte, fm N York of and for Bremen ;' Dec 1
34 371, signalized barque Fanny, of Boston, 'froi
Liverpool) ; 6th inst. lat 39 8, Ion 72 40, sigualizec
N York fuor Havre ; ICth, lat 40 2, Ion 72, signaliz
fm N York for Liverpool. The C of C. experience
weather, sprung mainmast and bowsprit, lost sails
has been to the westward of Nantucket 21 days :
inst. had a continual fall of snow, wKhi very bea
westward. _

r and a market,
C Cunningham;

naht&( Mobile, 26,
, fr New York,
m Sandy Hook ;
led last evening,
n, from Norfolk
NIC 13, for Glou-
I, Carter, Belfast
s Gee o Washing-
Ipe Fear, Hadas-
schs Geo Wash-
, brig Lion ; schs
arid Splendid :--
V York for Thom-
She wil- proba-
ilant, as soon as

'al Advertiser.
irroll of Carroll-
), lon 8,-barque
5, lat 44 12, ion
a N Orleans for
ship Utica, fm
ed ship Roscoe,
td very severe
from Ist to 6th
vy gales from

Sch Pioneer, from Steuben for Boston, ran a3hore on A
Island, 29th ult. in a thick vapor, knocked off fore 'o "ot
unhung rudder and sprung aleak.:'Next day put into Ow
went on the beach, stopped the leak, and sailed 31st .
New ship Robt Fulton', Dubbs, from Philadelphia for
leans, was taken into Key West 23d ult. by wrec kern
been ashore. $7600 awarded to the salvora by arbit rat(
bottom had been examined by divers, an" found to b 3 s(
jured, that she proceeded to New Orleans on or prey iou
$45,000 insured on her in New York. She had but li ttlh
Ship Pacific, from New York for Mobile, erroneousu sly
at latter place as ar) went ashore near Cape Florida, at 'd I
mediately. Capt Fisk ar at Key Weist Bee 23, in a w rec
part of her cargo, damaged. One -ach oab only was si
and a part would be lost.
iBrig Independence, Kelly, would sail from Key W. esl
for Havana, to repair and proceed to Mexico.
Ship Anson, at New York from Charleston, was ins 'd;
Ist inst. and had her colors flying all day for a pilot or st
in vain: and at 7 PM. was driven to sea by the NW g a
continued two days, the ship being loaded with ice, am
ageable: lost sails, damaged rigging, and had crew bad I
Ship Alabamian-vae blown Tff same tine, in co witl I
sail of square rigged vessels which 'had been looking
for pilots several. hours. Saw barque Ellen, from Leght
time, and brig Huston, of and for Neiv Haven from Tri
and ; 3d, saw sch Scipio, of Stockholm, with irmn, bul
cone, sea washing over her decks-appeared to be can
hard to get in.
- Sch Edw Livingston, 14 days from oiroilk for Phil
was spoken 9th inst. Cape Hatteras S 25 miles-had lost
and all hands being badly frosted, was obliged to bear
Ship Monongeahela had discharged 200 pkgs mdse at
Ditch 10th, and remained tight.
Brig Laurel, in the inouth of Duck Creek 8th; was not
damaged as to prevent her going to sea.
Sch Pacific, at New York, had been blown off three tim
2d inst. saw thirty square rigged vessels toe leeward, all I
avid much iced up.
Sch Illinois, hence at Norfolk for Richmond, lost an ant
chain Jd, off Smith's Island.
Brig Tattler, ashore at Hyannis, is expected to dlscha
tirely, and lay until a 'high course of tides. 'The proper me

Ish Point
and shoe.

l's Head,
New Or-
i, having
,rs. Her
Little in-
s to 26th.
e cargo.
bilged im-
cker with
aved dry,
i, Dec 27,
e the Bar
le, which
d unman-
y frosted.
'about 16
)rn. same
nidad Isl-
warks all
trying sail
the jib,
awny for
so much
es. On
ying to,
hor and
rge en-
ins are

the party having the intention to kill,or to do some great iMr. Dowe has published a second edition of the work
bodily harm, at the time the death happened at least, called A Good Life, consisting of extracts from a work
but have done it for the preservation of his own life. called the True Plan of a Living Temple, with an in-
It arises from a sudden casual affray, commenced andd from the nd fora
carried on in the heat ot bl(i,,d; and it further snppns(- tr c n. It may be inferred from the de
that one of the parties Cngaged in such sudden ai.r-ay second d :ion of tLis wo' rk in so short a period, ihal the
quits thle combat before the inortal wound is given, and first has met with a favorable reception.
retreats or flies as far as he can with safety, and then, ,, "
urged by mere necessity, kills his adversary for the E RECORD.
preservation of his own life. C 0 M IR I
This last supposed case borders -very nearly upon o o S N M A R K E T--January 14.
manslaughter, and in fact and in-experience the boun- Flour-Sale 200 bils Richmond City Mills $11 75, cash ;Gene
daries are in some instances scarcely perceivable; but see is selling in small lots at $13a 13 50, and upwards. Corn has
'in consideration of law they have been fixed. In both advanced ; about 10,000 ,bush yellow fiat sdld from store at 113a
cases it is supposed, that passion has kindled on each 115, and white 110 a 1e : no sellers now attlhebighest prices
side, and blows have passed between the parties; but in "named.
the case, of manslaughter, it is either presumed that the AUCTION SALES-SATURDAY.
combat on both sides has continued to the time the mor- Sugar, Havana brown, ordinary, 108 boxes,, 7&, 7I and 8c per lb
tal stroke was given, or that the ,party giving the stroke 4 mo.2
-was not at the tzmeinimminent danger. He therefore, Butter, Dutch, common, 100 kegs adv, 15 sold, 23 a 24c per lb
in the case of a mutual conflict, who would excuse him- Cheese, Dutch, common, 100 boxes adv. 8 sold, 22c per Ib 4 mo.
self upon the ground of self-defence, must show that,
before a mortal stroke was gi-ven, he had declined any Srocxs--ales on Saturday by Stephen Browf;-6 shares State
farther combat, and retreated as far as he could with Ba 10 do Orin ntal; 2 do 96 Unionc; do parMer 45 do Futs' do 87 c a;90
safety, and also that he killed his adversary through 5ddo Charlestown do 991 y- c ; 15 do Mercantile Marine Ins. Co.
mere necessity, and to avoid his own immediate death. 99 & 99~ p c ; 10 do United States do do$4.5. ff' slh; 61 doBos-
If he fails in either of these circumstances, he will in- ton and Worcester Rail Road (div off) 89i ( 921 K c ;7 do B.
cur te penalties of manslaghterand Lowell do do (old stock) $485 () 490 #), sh ; 10 do Hamilton
cur the penalties of ,manslaughter hiIantftg Co. 121A r 14 3 c adv ; 2 do Amoskeag do do $10871 V
These, gentlemen, are the principles of law -on this h ; 5 io do do. payable on the 4th February next, with interest,
subject, and it belongs to you to apply them, so far as $108! sh ; 1 do Lawrence do do 4T l c adv-; I do Mer'rimac do
they are applicable to the preseut case. Was it a mu- do 32. ~1 c av ; 7 do Mansfield Mid ing Co. $6It sh ; 20 do Nor-
tual combat or was it altogether on the side of M'Nal- folk Land Co. $-28, par 100
3y ? Did he mrsue Riley with a vengeful spirit ? Did h.
he use such force and violence towards Riley, as to PERNAMBUCO, Nov. 28-Market for imports improving, Flour
cause in him a belief that his life was in danger, or that worth 1811 per bbl. Sugars axe going down in pricei as the new
-he intended to do great bodily harm to him? In this comes rapidly-on.
connexion you ha-ve a right -o consider the relative size PASSENGERS,
and strength of the parties, and to take into the ac- 'Inthe Criterion, for Havana, Messrs Geo Hancock, Orra Goes,
.count their disposition ond character, as they have beenJ Burioughs and M D Bacon.
proved on this trial. Ordination.-Mr Edward Cleaveland, of Shipton, Lower Cana-
If you-believe, from the evidence, that when M'Nal- da, was ordained Pastor of the Congregational Church and So-
ly knocked Riley down, he also stood upon him with city at Rochester, N. H. Jan. 11. Sermon by Rev. Mr Fitz, of
his foot, or kicked -him in a vital part-of which there is Ipswich, Mass.
some evidence in the testimony of Devenny, as well Rev. Those. 0. Lincoln was installed, 12thinst. Pastor of the
as the existence of some marks on Riley's person-I Free Street Baptist Church, in Portland. Sermon, and lnstalling-
would not undertake to limit his right to defend him- Prayer, by Rev. G. B. Ide, of Boston.
self to his own feeble hand but I would say that he MARRIED-
could not be blamed for using the knife which he re- In this city, Mr Rufus S. Bennett to Miss Lydia A. Spina ; Mr
-eived from Stewart. Had M'Nally taken the life of Moses lVhitton. of Himgham, to Miss- Sophia Yarker, of Boston;
Riley, there is no question, I think, but that it would Mr George W. Hackett to Miss Rachel Austine.
have been manslaughter; for though Rile offered him On Sunday. morning, at Brattle street Church, by Rev. Mr
have been manslaughter ; for though Rile offered hm Lothrop, Mr George Holbrook to Miss Elizabeth Shannon.
a blow at the gate, he immediately ran of, and there On Sunday evening, by Rev. Mr Ide, .\lr RichardFlagg to Mils
-was no necessity for M'Nally to pursue him, however Sarah Ann. daughter of Mr Wm. Barry.
much his passions might have been roused by the affront. In Portsmoutth. N.H. Mr Abier Greenleaf, Jr. publisher of the
If you believe that Stewart thought at the time that New Hampshire Gazette, to Miss Mary Louisa, daughter of
MVI Nally intended to kill Riley, or do him great bodily Daniel P. Drown, Esq.
harm, he had a right to interfere between them, to pre- DIED,
-vent farther mischief, and to put into Riley's hand a In this city, 13th inst. .Mrs Loisa D, relict of the late Mr Jesse
-weapoh, which was necessary for his defence. Daggett, formerly of Attle .aoro', 71.
But of all these facts and circumstances, gentlemen, Yesterday, Margaret, daughter Jf Augustus H.'Fiske, Esq.
Years; Win.. Preston, infant son of Mr John Sikes.
you must judge. You represent the people, and the On Sunday, Albert, only son of Mr Frederick A. Henderson.
justice of the country., and you are bound by a solemn On Sunday evening, Mrs Mary Peverelly, 73.
oath to pronounce a true verdict. There has been in In this city, 10Oth inst. Mr Cyrus Savage, 22, formerly of yiaine.
Frances Maria, youngest child of Mr John Tuckerman, 10 mo.
this case as much testimony in favor of the mild and Frances arlestwn, Friday est cing, Mr JonEdward WalTkera, 32. me.
-In Charlestown, Friday ev ning, Mr Edward Walker, 32.
peaceable disposition of both the defendants, and of In Lynn, 16th inst. Mrs SSal h Ann Housen, formerlyof Boston,
their general character for meekness and forbearance wife of Mr Daniel Monroe. I
under provocations, as is ever to be-expected in a Court In Westhampton, Mrs Lyd'.`a, wife of Richard Hale, E. r40..
of Justice. Merchants and citizens of the best charac- In Fitcliburgh, on Friday is .t, Mr Joseph ChGararles Gardnednerr 28,
son of the late Dr. Joseph Gar- dner,of Dorchester.
ter have attended to testify in their favor, in this hour In Brookline, N. H. Mr Jess i Perkins, a revolutionary pension-
of their peril; but if the government have made out a er, 81.--In Deering, Dec. 13, Rev. Jabez Pond Fisber, a revolu-
case of wilful and felonious killing to yodr satisfaction, tionary pensioner, 73.
against either, or both these defendants, you must find In Bangor, 8th inst. t. Recm e Holbrook, 23.
In Lancaster, N. Y. Recomn.e. rseCarey- Esq. of Roston, &I.
them guilty accordingly, notwithstanding their former In New Orleans, 4th inst. Col Charles Pindar, a native of St,
rood characters. But if after a deliberate review-of all Petersburg, and Russian Consul at New Orleans.
t he circumstances of the case, it remains a doubt in -- M"
- 'our minds, whether they are guilty or innocent, the Chronicle a id Patri- ot
% iw permits you to throw the evidence of their good MARINE J OURNAL. l
c character into the favorable scale. -. "
Still, however, gentlemen, if you believe that Riley PORT O' OSITO D JAN. 14.
u sed the knife, when his life was not in danger, and ARRIVI ,D
w -hen he had no reasonable ground to fear any great Seh Mary Maria, Conant, New VY. rk, via Gloucester.
b, Adily harm, you must find him guilty; and I consider Schs Growler, Stockington ; Bra, 'e, Varroll; Lark, Lord, and
u oder the circumstances, that Stewart must share the Bragdon, Baker, York, Me.
se .me fate, unless you should believe that Riley used :Sch Flash, Card, Dover.CLEARE .,
t;1 e knife in a different manner, anid for a different pur- Ship Parthenon, (new, 560 tons) Brij ,gs Thomas, New Orleans,
p3, se from that for which it was put into his hands by by John Fairfield-Barque Dromo, S telhen Higgins, do Cart-
S3 tewart. wright & Thayer--Brigs John Hancock Brown, Port au Prince, J
'Gentlemen, with these general instructions upon the Kettell ; Frederick Gimnie, larseilles, .Iasigi & Goddard; Swift-
I leaven thel t nt d n tt sure, Cushing, New Orleans, G &J L Thompson; Wave, Stod-
a. WI leave the case entirely to you, not doubting that dard, Baltimore-Sehs Despatch, Barte ', alifax, Skinne l De-
by the application of your good judgment and sound blois ; Jane, Isaiah Loud, Apalachicola ; Oscar, Bacon, and Bal-
ui Agent, urier the oath you have taken, that you will tic, Bacon, New York.UNDA AN. 15.
el .;urn a righteous verdict, satisfactory to your own con- ARRIVED,
ci .ences and to the community, whose interests you Ship Triumph, (new, of Boston) Bett" r, Saco, with wood.
ha '.re in charge. Brig Calo got off Governor's Island PoL nt on Saturday,and is at
iAfter the jury had been out about twenty minutes, the w harf. ; anco lCritel-
,- y am iwtte"cLBtf--U Tnl NV.. Satu-day, brigs John Unneoc ri
th ey came in with the verdict of NOT GUILTY, a on, aria Theresa. Sunday, barque Gen Stark ; brigs Frederick,
to '.both the Defendants. ... iHamilton, Margaret; sch Jane.
-1.)JNVAi, TAMin.ID

MiDDLEBSx, ss. To the.heirs at law, and all others interested in
the estateof S A M UEL WRtGHTlate of A nhby,in saiS County,
Syveoman, deceased, <, reetig :
- AT HEREAS a certain instrument purporting to be the last will
VV and testament of said deceased, has been presented for pro-
bate to the Judge of Probate of said County, by SAN' r. WnIGHTr,
a son ofrsaid Samuel Wright, deceased ;.Lydia W right,the. Ex-
ecutrix the-rein named, having declined the trust; the said Sam-
uel having made application that the administration of the estate
of said'deceased, with said will annexed, may be granted to
You are hereby notified by order of said Judge, to aappear t a
Court of Probate, to be holden at Groton, la and fbr said
County, on the first Tuesday of May next, to dhlow cause,
if any you, have, against the probate of the same, and the grant-
ing'o administr.;ionraforesaid.
Dated at Cambridge, this tenth day of January, 1837.
Jan 1l--*C3sW ISAAC FISKEi Register.

WORCESTr z sE. Court of Common Pleas, t Worceseter, Decem-
ber-Term, 1836, -
Jason Chimbm-laia, Plaintiff--Onslow Pef.er, Defendant. .
jw *~-aa erntbe cne, ror theu ecrverv of 800, frir nmo..ey nad
Santa cefved, as mpfpi. m tietrft ,nSW f8teeil :-And now,
it appearing to said Court, that sad Defrndant, at-the time of the
service of the writ, was not an inhabitalt or resident in this Com-
mdnwealth Ordered, That nwiice be given to said Defendant, to
appear at the next term of said Court, to be holden at Worcester
aforesaid, on the first Monday of March next, or his default will
be recorded, and judgment rendered against him ; and that said
noticee bs given by publishlnz an attested copy of this order in the
Bostoh Patriot, a newspaper printed in Boston, three weeks suc-
cessively, the last publication to be thirty days before the sitting
ofsaid Court. Attest. W. JE 4NISON, Clerk.
Copy'-Attest t W. JENNFSON, Clerk.
Jan 4 C3W
.COlIMISSIONERS' NOTICE.-The Subscribers hav-
ing been appointed by the Hon. Sherman Leland, Judge of
Probate for the County of Norfolk, to receive and examine the
claims of the creditors to. the estate of
late of Dorchester, in saidt'ounty, paper manufacturer, deceased,
represented insolvent, dohereby give notice, that six months are
allowed to said creditors to bring in and prove their claims--and
that we will attend that service at the Post Office, in Milton, on
the first Tuesday of January, February, March, April, May and
June, 1837,-from nine to twelve okcloek in the forenoon of each
of said days. NATHAN C. MARTIN, Conimis-
Dorchester, Dec. 24, 1836. C6W Jahn 1
To the Honorable Judge of the Court of Probate for the County of
TrHE Petition of DAVID HOLBROOK, Executor of the last
'1 will of JAMES HOLBROOK,late of Braintree, in said Coun-
tye quire, deceased-Respectfully represents, That the said de-
ceased had at the time of his death real Estate consisting of a farm,
containing about fifty acres of land, with the buildings thereon,
situated in said Braintree, of the value of $2800 ; and that the law-
ful claims against the estate of said deceased for just dibts, in-
cluding funeral expenses,amount to $3349 93 ; that the pecuniary
legacies given by his will, amount to $150, and that the charges
of administration are $100; making the whole claims3599 93 ;
and that the value of his personal estate, applicable to the pay-
ment of debts and legacies, is $152 96, being insufficient by the
sum of $3446 97, to satisfy said claims-And that the persons in-
terested in the estate of said deceased as devisees, or otherwise,
are David Holbrook, Samuel Holbrook, and Moses Holbrtok, of
Braintree, and Caleb Holbrook, of Randolpbh :,-The said Execu-
tor therefore prays that he may be licensed and empowered to sell
and convey so much of the real estate of said deceased as will
produce said sum. DAVID HOLBROOK, Executor.
January 11, 1837. C3W

MIDDLESEX, 88. To the heirs at law and all others Interested in
the estate of ABIGAIL COOK, late of BiUerlca, in said County
widow, deceased, CreefMig:a
.WTHEREAS a certain instrulnent purporting to -be the last
will and testament of said deceased, has been-presented
for probate to the Judge of Probate of said County, by EznI
K nDALL, one of the Executors therein named- '
You are hereby notified by order of said Judge, to appear at a
Court of Probate, to be holden at Concord, in and forsaid Coun-
ty, on the second Tuesday of February next, to shew cause, if
any you have,- against the probate of the same.
Dated&at Cambri ie, this tenth day of January, 1837.
Jan 11 *C3W ISAAC FISKE, Register.

N1 OTICE Is hsreby given, that the subscriber has been duly

NOTICE is hereby given, that the subscriber 'has been duly
appointed Administrator to the estate of
late of Lexington, in the County of Middlesex, yeoman, de-
ceased, intestate, and has taken upon himself that trust by giving
bonds as theJaw directs. All persons having demands upon the
estate of the said deceased are required to exhibit the same; and
all persons indebted to the said estate are called upon to make
payment to WILLIAM CHANDLER, Administrator.
Lexington, Nov. 15, 1836. *C3W. Jan 11

Of choice fabric and best workmanship.. For sale, wholesale and
retail, by -
At his Furnishing Store,
TO MANUFACTURERS.-Draper's Patent Revceving
TEMPLES, suitable for weaving all kinds of Woollen as well
as Cotton Goods, furnished to order at short notice, on application
to the subscriber, Pateatee, at Wayland, Mass.
mh 16--eCly* JAMES DRAPER
PLAINT I--n EMfectual Remedy.
JEWETT'S Improved Vegetable Pills, or Geraman Specific, will
D nrnve, n aure rm-edrv for the cure of DvsnedSia. Jaundice, Die-





an Am and a Dntch brig. Bairque Trene, inside. Ship MUrPa
from N York. and brig Somerset, at Grand Prairie. In the river,
scis W~terWitch, Camanche, Lodi, and others.
'Arat New: Orleans, 4th, ships MIarthon, Shaw, hence, via Sa-
vannah ; St Cloud; Colhuib, Baltimore, via Charileton Hilah,
IHanmimod, N York, 16 ; barque Iren Stetson, ,tostu;n ; brig An-
gei, Leides6Jolff, hlavana, 5 ; sehas Delta, Merchtnt, .Gloucester,
34 ; Curlew, Raynes, Castine, '26 ; Ringleader, Schneider, Tam-
piro, 14 ; Excel, Sellew,- N York; Mary, Nickerson, and Joan-
nnes, Burr, Mobile ; Savoy, Watsnr.,Apalachlcola. fhip New Or-
leans still remained outside the Bar. A large number of briegs and
schs in-the river. Cld. ships Tacitus, Russcliand Citizen,Ttlorpe,
Liverpool ; brig Olive Chamberlain,- Duncan, Baltimore. Towed
to sea, barque Argosy sch Teazer.' Brque Ophir 3 brigs Harvest,
and Remittance, had been towed up thc coast.
IShip Pacific, Fiske, is repotted in the Mobile Commercial List
of Jan 7, disg.
At the Bar, Jacksonville, 2d, brig Henry Clay, N York, ready.
Sailed, sch Nevis, Charleston.
Ar at Moelile, 4th, 1)rig Pioneer. Jordan Portland ; 6:h, ship
.Charlotte, Parker, N York. Cid 5th, ship anjah, Bliss,Liverpool;
brig Aldebaronto, Davis, Tampa Bay,; sch Tuscarora. 8ydleiMan,
N Orleans. '
Ar at St Josephs, F. prev to S4th, sch Tamerlane, Newell, Wil-
mington, NC. Sailed, brig Hope, Mobile.
Ar at Pensacola, prev to 24th, sch Atlantic, Stevens, N York.
Sailed, brig Wickford, Gardner, Key West.
Ar at Key West, prev to 1l9th, sloop Texas, Smith; N York. ,
Ar at Savannah, 7th, sch IsabellaCaurtis, N York. Cld. ship
St Mark. Holmes, Liverpool. -
Cld at Savannah, 9th, ship Superior, EvatBs, Liverpoot; barque
Burlington, Prince, do. Sailed, brigs Nun, Pandora, and sch
Ar at Georgetown, SC. previous to 31st, sch Herald, Cook, fmn
Ar at Charleston, 7th, sch S Slater, Providence, 9. In the of-
fing 5th, ship American, N York for Savannah, touched to land
246 US troops Cid 5th, sch Polly, Jacksonville ; 7th, ship St
Clair, Putnam, Liverpool. Sailed 5th, barque Lucretia ; 7th, ship
Jubilee, Edwards, Mobile; barque Potomac, Baxter Liverpool;
scs Lebanon, Talbot, N Orleans ) Susanna, Brooks, Norfolk
Motion, Jacksonville.
Ar 8th, sch Miliam, York, Gloucester. Below. abarque.
Ar at Charleston, 4th, schs John C Calhoun, Ross, Havana, 7 ;
EdUw O'Brien, Watts, N Orleans, 13; Geo & Mary, Jacksonville,
46 hours. ClA. sch Caroline, Taylor, Norfolk.
Ar 3d, schs Volant, Valler, Jacksonville ; 5th4Branch,Havana,
via Savannah. Cld 6th, brig Arabian, Gardner, N Orlens ; asch-
Peru, Jacksonville.
Ar 9th, ch l 8 Carolina, Darien, 2. Sailed, ships St Clair, and
Americanm. ..
Ar at Wilmington, NC. 96th, brig Franklin, Brazier, Charles-
ton ; 30th, cs Scioto, Til en, Baltimore. Old 30thl, brig Iddo,
Pierce, St Croix. Sailed 6th, brigs Shepherdess, New Haven ;
lleery, Hopkins, N York ; sch Forest, Davis,do.
Ar at Wilmington, NC 1st, brigs Independence, Rich, Boston ;
Osweg't, Gay, N York Annawan. Sandford, Fall River ; scha
David Pratt, Pratt; Mary Adams, Pinkbam, and Sailors Return,
Tinker, N York ; 2d, brigs Adamant, Barnes, St 'homas ; 3d,
Orizaba, Otis, N York 4th, Lackawana, Lambert, do ; Sophlii,
Baker, Somerset. CId 31st, brigs Sampson, Purkis. Havana ;
Laurel, Finch, Barbadoes ; 2d, Abigail, Hopkins, N York 3d,
Francis, Parrott. Porto Rico; 4th, Perseverance, Adams, Havana;
Fox,; Fulto, Martinique ; Abigail, Hopkins, N York ; shs Poca-
hontas, M'Carthy, Antigna ; George,q Wheeler, Barbadoes ; 5th,
brigs Henry, Sedgeley, St Domingo ; Aladilin, Dicks, and Sally
Ann, Merryman, Porto Rico; Colorado, Jordan, Martinique.
Ar at Newbern, prev to 4th, sch Bailway, N York. In port
about 8th, brig Taunton, for West Indies ; sch Franklin, do ; and
about 25 sail of brigs and schs. all inside-the Bar, frozen in. Sail-
ed Dec 21, schs Kimberly, West Indies; John Durand, do; Jan
'r:4 Philadelphia, Armand, do.
Sailed 9th, sch Railway, tN York.
; Cld at Norfolk, 7th, seh Kosciusko, Crowell, St Vincents.
Ar at Baltimore, llth, (in tow) shilpOrozimbo, Bartlett, Liver-
pool -, schb fannah & Rebecca, alaem. .
Ar at Newbern, prev to 6th, (not sailed) sch Philadelphia,West
Baltniore, Jan 13, PM-The Reiief is coining up off Love
Point, with a barlue, probably the Falmouth. Bay full of run-
nine ice, midr very difficult to get through. Cld. seh Charleston.
Packet, RhodesMobile.
At Delaware Breakwater, 10th, barque Tllfange, Savannah for
Philadelphia; Ella, Hand, N Orleans for do-; sehs Matilda, and
Magdalene, Aimsterdam for do ; Vesper, and Richmond Packet,
Bgto fornfro6 : Caspian, having got off shore, and trying to get
into Lewis'"Creek ; a small sloop reported the Mariner, efSalem,
picked up at serz by a pilot boat. A pilot writes-from Cape Island
12th, that tmh above fleet had .ot. underweight and procpededunp
he Bay, not known how f1ir. Much ice in the Bay',-wind W.
Sch Win Seymour was at Chester.
Ar at Edgartown-, 12th, #loope Silas Parker, Wood's Hole for
Nantucket; George, and Clarissa, N York fordo.
Ar at New Bedford, 14th, sch Wm Brown, Philadelphia.
Ar at Dartmouth, 12th, sch Excellent, Banker, N York.

rdt )NDAY, JAN. 16.