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For a year 'ten ddllars--for six month, sixdollars.
Those suhscrilng for a year, who do not, either at "the time of
ordering the. paper, or subseqriently,Oive notice of their wish
to have the pap~ continued at the expiration of their year,
will belpreausMiBa desiring its continuance until counter-
manded, and it will be coatinued.accordingly, at the option ol
the Editors. ,

T HE'Board of Directors have declared a 'dividend of
4 per cent. for the last half year.
j 2- 3tawSw GEO. THOMAS, Cashier.
Sp. KING & JOHN WILSONiLaod and Gene-
ly rac Agents, Washirigtbn city, D. C. Offic hithe rooms
lately occupied by the Bank of the Metiopolis, corner of P and
15th streets. dec 14--d6m
S. W1~PISt& C. DIO~~ ELA,
"Miniature Painter, '
North side of Pennsylvatiii Avlnue, one dory west of 12th st.
jan 6-eolm
Peters's celellrated Vegetable Pills.
1. Because they are exceedingly popular, which proves then
to be exceedjngly good.
2. Beeausffhey are composed of simples which have the
power to do good in an immense number of cases, without pos-
sessing the means to do injury in any.
3. Because they are not a quack' medicine, but the scientific
Sdompound of a regular physician, who has.nade his profession
the study of his life.
4. Because they are not unpleasant to take, nor distressing
to retain, while they'ate most effective to operate.
5. Because they are recommended as a standard medicine -
by the regular faculty.
6. Because, by keeping the system in a natural state of ac-
tion, they cure almost every disease which the human frame is
incidental to.
7. Because they are cheap and portable, and will retain all
their virtues in futl vigor, in any climate, and for any length of
oje. "
8. Because, notwithstanding their simplicity and mildness,
they are one of the speediest purgative medicines which has
yet been discovered.
9. Because they are 'An unfailing remedy for procuring a
goodappe ite.
10. Because in casesof spleen or despondency, by their
healthy influence on the excited state of the body,'they have a
most happy effect in calming and invigorating he mind. *
11. Because they effect their cures without the usual attend-
ants of other pills, sickness and gripings.
12..Because, as well as being an unrivalled purifier of the
general system, they are a sovereign remedy for sick headache.
13. Baaause they differ from the majority of medicines in
the fac'ethat the more they are known the more they are ap-
14. Because, as.their application produces no debility in the
system, they may be taken without producing any hindrance to
business or-the us ul pursuits of every day life.
15, and lastly. Because they are acknowledged to be-an al-
most ihfalliblaremedy for bilious fever, fever and ague, dyspep-
sia, liver compikints, jaundice, asthma, dropsy, rheumatism, en-
largement of the spleen, lowness ofspirits, piles, colic, heart-
burn, niiAsea, distension of the stomach and bowels, flatulence,
habitual costiveness, loss of appFetite, blotched or sallow com-
plexion, and in all eases"of torpor of the bowels, where a mild
but effective medicine may be requisite. A
SIn ehort, the general -voice of the community has decided
that'Dr. PETERS'S Vegetable Pills are one ofthe happiest dis-
coveries of modern days, and altogether unrivalled as a general
soother of bodily afflictions. Prepared by Joseph Priestly Pe-
ters, M. D. No. 129 Liberty street, New York. Each box con-
tains 40 pills. Price 50 cents.
Be careful and inquire for Peters'a Vegetable Pills; they
are sold by all the principal druggists in Washington, Alexan-
dria, Georgetown, and Baltimore.
jan 8-eo6m
'B LANK BOOKS.-The most extensive assortment of
Blank Books of every description, made of the best mate-
rials by' a first-rate workman, is constantly for sale at Stationers'
Hall, at prices the most reasonable.
jan 12 W. FISCHER.
INGS, which will be made up in the best.manner, very
jan 6-eo2w (Globe)
this morning issued, and can be procured at
F. TAYLOR'S Bookstore,
jan 3 Immediately east of Gadsby's Hotel.
TVHE YOUNG WIFE, or Duties of Woman in the
SMarriage Relation; by Wm.'A. Alcott, author of the
Young Mother, Young Man's Guide, and House I Live in, and
editor of the Library of Health. For sale between 9th and 10th
streets, Pennsylvania avenue. R. FARNHAM.
dec 11
assortment of canes and whips, comprising almost every
description of both articles, of the best quality and at the lowest
prices. For sale at the old snuff, tobacco and fancy store, Ibc-
tween lthl and 12th streets, Pennsylvania avenue.

W ANTED, a situation as teacher, by a' graduate of an
European university, who has been engaged in that
professionin this country during the last eight years. Ample
recommendations for strict morality and sound ability to in-
struct in the Greek, Latin, and English languages, and in all
the mathenratical and other branches of education necessary
for admission into any of the advanced classes of the American
collegesaind universities,will be exhibited from private families,
and trustees of academies in the neighboring States in which
the advertiser has taught, besides testimonials fiom the uni-
versity in which he graduated. Any commands addressed to B,
C, E, through the city post office, will be immediately attend-
ed to. jan 2-5t3taw
S DDISON'S PENCIL CASES.-The most exten-
sive assortment of Addison's superior Gold and Silver
Pencil Cases is constantly kept for sale at Stationers' Hall, at
prices from 50 cents to 20 dollars each.
jan 10 (Adv.) W. FISCHER.
B tween Ninth and Tenth streets, Pennsylvania Avenue.
dec 30 R. FARNHAM.
F IREWOOD FOR SALE.-From one to two thou-
F sand cords of the best Firewood for sale, on reasonable
terms, about from one to two miles from Georgetown Ferry, on
the west side of the river. The wood either cut and corded, or
-standing, to suit purchasers. Apply to J. W. Minor, Esq. at
the Glebe House, in the vicinity, or to the subscriber, in this
city. -JOHN P. VAN NESS. -
jan 5"-tf
ANTED.-South Carolina, Alabama, and Mississippi
W Bank Notes, and Bank Checks, or Certificates of De-
posite. Also, New Orleans Funds. Apply to
Pennsylvania Avenue.
Treasury Notes bought and sold at current rates.
dee 27-3wd
OCKHART'S LIFE OF SCOTT, vols. 4 and 5,
L Boston edition, with a Portrait of Scott. For sale between
9th and 10th streets, Pennsylvania Avenue.
jan 5 R. FARNHAM.
The subscriber has this day received from the manufacto-
ry an invoice of newest fashion Shell and other Combs, con-
sisting of Twist, Tuck, Narrow Top, Side,-Neck, &c.
Also, Backgammon Boards, complete
Graces, Battledores and other Games of exercise
Superior Bead Bags, Long Silk Purses
Fine Pen and Pocket Knives
Best Rodgers's Scissors, &c. &c. for sale at the lowest

VV PANY.-This company has declared a dividend cn
the capital stock thereof, which will be -paid (to stockholders)
on application at the Patriotic Bank, on and after Tuesday next,
the 16th instant. A. B. WALLER,
jan 13-3t Chair'n Comn. ofiManagement.
XW ANTED IMMEDIATELY.-Two or three smart
S active boys; one to wait in the house, and the others to
work out doors. They must be well recommended. Those
from the country will be preferred. Apjly to the
JOHN PRIVAUX, Cook to the late President Jackson,
would most respectfully announce to the citizens of Wash-
ington that he has established himself permanently between
the Six and Seven buildings, directly opposite the West Market,
and is ready at all times to wait upon those who need his ser-
vices as a skilful and professed cook, either at their dwellings
or his own Restaurant. From his long experience, he flatters
himself competent to give general satisfaction, and at the same
time his charges willbe moderate, jan 13-eo3w
P" IANOS.-Additional supply,0f superior German
Planos.-Jost received, three minre of hose splendid i
instruments, of the same quality as those I have her~etire bAld.
Thelone of these pianos is powerful and sweet, their cases of
superior curled mahogany, with pillars and stands -of the new-
est pattern; also, on hand, two more of the same quality. I
will sell these as low as instruments of such superior quality
can be bought in the United States. Old Pianos received in
part pay. RICHARD DAVIS,
jan 13-3t Fairfax street, Alexandria.
HORSES FOR SALE.-Just arrived from the North
ten first rate Horses, all well broken to single and double har-
ness, among which are three pairs of very superior matches,
not to be surpassed by any in the city.
Gentlemen wishing to purchase will please to call at the Na-
tioval Hotel Livery Stables, where they can be seen.
jan 13-3t
the test of.experience, are recommended to tife Public as
a cheap and superior family medicine. When taken according
to the directions accompanying them, they are highly beneficial"
in the prevention afid ure of bilious fevers, fever and ague, dys-
pepsia, liver complaints, sich headache, jaundice, asthma, drop-
sy, rheumatism, enlargement of the spleen, piles, cholic, female
obstructions, heartburn, nausea, furred tongue, distension of the
stomach and bowels, incipient diarrhea, flatulence, habitual
costiveness, loss of appetite, blotched or sallow complexion, and
if all cases of torpor of the bowels, where a cathartic or an ape-
rient is needed.
They are exceedingly mild in their operation, producing nei-
ther nausea, griping, nor debility.
Prepared by Joseph Priestly Peters, M. D., at his Institu-
tion for the cure of obstinate diseases by means of vegetable
remedies, No. 129, Liberty street, New York.
Each box contains 40 pills. Price 50 cents.
For sale by S. J. TODD, C. STOTT, T. WATKINS, WM.
ington; and by WM+STABLER, C. FARQUHAR, and WM.
HARPER, Alexandria; and in Georgetown, by 0. M. LIN-
THICUM. ap 8--eoly
will be opened again on the 15th 'of January next, under
the superintendence of its present Principal, Mr. C. A. LEWIS.
The course of instructionwill be extensive, embracing the
:Latin, Greek, and French languages, History, Mathematics,
the theory and practice of Surveying, the elements of Chenm-
istry, and Natural Philosophy; together 'with those branches
which constitute, good English education. In the discharge
of the laborious duties of his station, the principal will be aided
by his present assistant, Mr. BICKNEi, and also by Mr. VAW
DOREW, a graduate of Princeton College, and highly, recom-
mended by the Faculty of that institution. The discipline of
the sclibol, thoughstrict, will be parental and affectionate, and,
every exertion used to promote the moral and intellectual cul-
ture of those committed to its care. The superior advantages
Sof this institution, as a suitable place for the instruction of youth,
are well known to the Public. The whole expense, including
board, tuition, washing, &c. with the exception of bed, bedding,
towels, and candles, will be $120; for bed and bedding, if fur-
nished, the charge will be $6.
Letters addressed to the Principal, at the Rappahannock
Academy, will receive prompt attention.
JOHN TAYLOR, Jr. Trustees.
dec 16-2awlmo

C ONCORD ACADEMY.-The exercises of this sem-
inary for the year 1838 will commence on the 1st of Feb-
ruary, and terminate on the 30th of November.
Thl price of board and tuition, including washing, bedding,
and fuel, will be $100 for a session of five months, payable in
advance. The course of instruction embraces the languages
and sciences generally, and is designed to prepare students
thoroughly for colleges and universities. There are at present
a few vacancies, which it will be desirable to fill with youths
whose educations are intended to be on a liberal scale.
In announcing the intention of resuming the duties of their
vocation, the subscribers tender their acknowledgments to their
patrons for the grateful sense which they manifest of the im-
provement of their sons and wards. As to the general charac-
ter of the institution, reference is made to Professors Bonny-.
castle; Harrison, Emmet, Tucker and Davis, of the University
of Virginia.
The seminary is easy of access to students coming from the
North or from the South, being situated about three miles from
thle Richmond and Fredericksburg Railroad.
Letters addressed to either of the subscribers, and directed
to Concord Academy, Caroline county, will be promptly attend-
ed to. A. C. COLEMAN,
dec 21-d&clnl J. D. COLEMAN.
TEW BOOKS.-The Youth's Letter Writer, or the
Epistolary Art made plain and easy to beginners, through
the examples of Henry Moreton. By Mrs. John Farrar.
The American Frugal Housewife, dedicated to those who are
not ashamed of economy. I~y Mrs. Child.
Three Experiments of Living: Living within the Means,
Living up to the Means, Living beyond the Means.
Sequel to.Three Experiments of Living.
Stories from Real Life, designed to teach true Independence
and Domestic Economy. A fresh supply, just received and
for sale between 9th and 10th streets, Pennsylvania Avenue.
dec 18 R. FARNHAM.
IE DE WASHINGTON. -The Life of Gen. Geo.
SWashington, in French, by A. N. Girault. For sale be-
tween 9th and 10th streets, Penn. Avenue.
nov 3 R. FARNHAM.
C ASH FOR NEGROES.-I will give cash and liberal
Prices for young and likely negroes of both sexes. I can
be found at Mr. Thomas Lloyd's steamboat hotel, on Seventh
street, opposite the Centre Market House, in the City of Wash-
ington. All letters (post paid) will be punctually attended to.
jan 10-eo7t JILSON DOVE.
B RITISH DRAMA, in two large octavo volumes, hand-
somely printed, and, well bound, with engravings, con-
taining one hundred and twelve of the best'Plays in the Eng-
lish language.. Price $4 50, (equivalent to about cents for
each Play.) For sale by
jan 10 F. TAYLOR.
at the old established stand, M'Mahon's, 17
south Second street, Philadelphia.-The subscriber in-
forms his friends and the Public generally, that he has received
his new crop entire of Garden and Grass Seeds, which he war-
rants to be equal, if not superior, to. any articles of the kind of-
fered to the Public.
He has also for sale, at his Nursery, on the township line
road, above the first gate on the Germantown turnpike, a choice
collection of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, 'many of the latter
suitable for street planting, together with a great variety of-gar-
den shrubbery.
Also, a choice collection of Double Dahlias, which he will war-
rant to be true to name and color.
Also, several thousand Macluras,,or Osage Apple, or Orange
Trees, suitable for hedges, together with a great variety of hot-
house and-green-house plants, all of which will be sold as rea-
sonable as they can be purchased in any part of the United
Orders left at the store, 17 south Second street, or the In-
dian Queen Hotel, 05 south Fourth street, will be promptly at-

Elegant black Lace Veils
Thread Laces
do Edgings
do Insertings
Swiss Edgings '
do Insertings
Muslin Bands
SSuperior Linen-Cabric Handkerchiefs
: sBook and Swiss Muslins
Colored Straw Bonnets, &c.
jan 16-3t WM. & GEO. S'PETTINIUS.
.BLAKEY, of Baltimore, corset maker, from London, will
exhibit her 'celebrated Corsetw for sale, for a few days, comn-
mencing on Tuesday, the 16th inst. at Miss Attridge s, dress
maker, over Mr. Beardsley-' confectionary store, Pennsylvania-
avenue, near 12th street, were the ladies may avail them-
selves of the opportunity to purchase.
jan 13-3t
. ward Dyer.-On Friday next, the 19th instant, at 11
;'el ek A. M., I shall sell, at the residence of Mr. Samuel L.
Willson, on'.Capitol Hill, B street north, near the residence of
Colonel William Brent; the furniture of his Boarding establish-
ment, consisting in part of-
Mahogany Sideboard, Brass AnTdirons and Fenders
Cane-seat and other Chairs, gilt set Dessert China
Cut Celerie's, Ivory handle Knives and Forks
Handsome Tureen, &c., Damask French Napkins
Hall Lamps, passage and stair Carpeting and Rods
With 'high-post and French Bes'teads, very superior Beds,
made in the family, Mattresses, Marseilles Quilts, Blankets and,
Comfortablesr of best quality; with several excellent Chamber
Carpets, Bureaus, Toilet Glasses, Washstands, Basins and Pit-
chers, with many other articles desirable to housekeepers, and
not necessary to be enumerated.
There will also.be added, a first-rate double-barrelled Fowl-
ing Piece, and an excellent Violin.
Terms of sale : For all sums of and under $0g, cash ; over $20,
a credit of 60 days; purchasers giving notes, with approved
endorsers. EDWARD DYER,
jan 16-TuTh&F Auctioncer.

L AW SCHOOL.-Judge THOMSON, of Chamoers-
burg, has opened a school for instructing young gentle-
men in the science of law. His mode of teaching is not by formal
lectures, a method which does not seem well suited to a science
so abstract, requiring so much reflection, and so much an object
of memory, as the law. The students are required to study,
with diligence, the best elementary writers, referring, when
necessary to a full knowledge of the subject, to the original
authorities; and they are examined so frequently that all their
reading is thus brought under review. In these examinations,
what they have passed over negligentlyis recalled and imprint-
ed upon their memory ;- what they have not urnrstood, is fully
explained; and occasion is taken to communicate, in a plain and
familiar manner, such information, on the subjects to which
their reading has been directed, as they may not readily gain
from books.
The course of study embraces.not only the principles but the
practice of the profession, so far as the latter can be taught by
,books, and careful oral instruction.'
The students have the use of a large and well-selected law
.-The Tefms are $100 per year.
The course of studies will require two years to complete it.
jan 6-d&c6t

SWest Chester.-The above school, for the education
and instruction of Boys, islocated-in the borough of West Ches-
ter, Chester county, Penn., within about four hours' ride of
Philadelphia, by the Columbia Railroad.
The buildings have been planned and completed expressly
for a Boarding School. -,1 : -
The school has been in full operation since May, 1834.
The number of boarders has varied between sixty and eighty,
from different parts of the country, principally from Philadel-
phia, where A. BOLMAR has been known as an instructor of
youths fir many years.
The pupils are advanced, as rapidlyas their intelligence per-
mits, in the knowledge of such branches as fully prepare them
for college or for a mercantile life.
The nost particular attention is paid to the morals, health,
manners, and personal neatness of the pupils.
No boarder is ever permitted to leave the premises without
No nmw pupils are received over fourteen years of age.
As there is in West Chester a place of worship for almost
every religious sect, pupils are accompanied or sent on Sundays
to any cne that parents or guardians designate.
The scthol year consists of four quarters, of eleven and half
weeks each. There is a vacation of three weeks in April, and
another likewise of three weeks in October. If desired, any
boarder may remain at the school during the vacations.
The course of instruction comprises Orthography, Reading,
Writing, Arithmetic, Geography, the use of the Globes, Eng-
lish Grammar, English Composition, History, Book-Keeping,
Algebra, Geometry, Mensuration, and Surveying; the Latin,
Greek, French, Spanish, and German languages.
During the winter, Lectures on the Elements of Natural Phi-
losophy, Chemistry, and Astronomy, are delivered to the pupils
at such time as does not interfere with their other studies, and
by this means they get some valuable information during a time
which is generally spent in idleness in most boarding schools.
Thin charge for each boarder is $250 per annum, payable quar-
terly in advance. This sum is in full for tuition in all the above
branches-except in French, Spanish, and German-for Board-
ing, Lodging, Washing, Fuel and Light, including also the use
of Bedding, Maps, Globes, and of Books for reading.
Pupils studying French, Spanish, or German, pay for each
$50 extra per annum.
Drawing $10 per quarter.
The Principal is assisted in the discharge of the duties of his
school by Messrs. H. B. PEARSON, JAMES A. KEECH, THOMAS
In Philadelphia.-Rev. Samuel B. Wylie, D. D., *A. D
Bache, Henry Reed, Professors in the University ofPennsylva-
nia; Charles Picot, *Matthew Carey, *S. Jaudon, *Peter Gra-
ham, *Gerard Ralston, *Ashbal Ralston, A. de Valville, Robert
Walsh, Esquires; *Professor Walter R. Johnson; *John M.
Brewer,' M. D. ; M. E. Hersan, Esq. French Consul; *John
Swift, Esq. MayorofPhiladelphia ; Hon. John Sergeant; *Hon.
Joseph Barnes ; John K. Mitchell, M. D.; Peter S. Duponcean,
*H. D. Gilpin, Henry Toland, *S. C. Walker, *John Frost,
*Manuel Eyre, Esquires; James Rush, M. D.; *Hon. George
M. Dallas; *John M. Scott, Esq.; George McClellan, M. D. ;
S. Calhoun, M. D.; Professor Jacob Green; *John M. Read,
*Clement C. Biddle, *Moses Kempton, Esquires; *Hon. Win.
Duane ; Colonel Wm. Drayton; Charles J. Ingersoll, Esq.;
*Wm. Gibson, M. D.; *Robert E. Griffith, M. D.; J. J. Van-
der Kemp, *Colman Fisher, *P. J. Van Hall, *Isaac Harvey,
*Wm. Read, *Henry C. Carey, Esqrs.; Samuel Jackson, M.
D. ; Philip M. Price, M. D.; John Bell, M. D. ; *Isaac Lea,
*Jacob Gilliams, *Isaac Roach, John Laval, *Charles Chaun-
cey, Joseph R. Ingersoll, Esqrs.; *Isaac Hays, M. D.; N. Shoe-
maker, M. D.; *General Patterson; *Joseph G. Nancrede, M.
D. ; Eli K. Price, Esq.; *Thomas Harris, M. D.; *Algernon
S. Roberts, FHenry White, *John Stewart, *Wm. B. Fling,
*Durden B. Carter, Esqrs.; *Col. John G. Watmough; *Con-
dy Raguet, *Thomas U. Walter, *Samuel H. Carpenter, *L.
Kimball, Esqrs.; and *Pablo Chacon, Esq., Consul General of
In Burlington, N. J.-Right Rev. G. W. Doane, D. D.
In West Chester.-*Wm. Darlington, M.D.; *Ziba Pyle,
Esq.; Isaac Thomas, M. D.; *John W. T6wnsend, *David
Townsend, *Nathan H. Sharpless, Tonsend Haines, sqrs.;
*Wilmer Worthington, M. D.; *W. H. Dillingham, Esq.
In Pittsburgh.--*Hon. T. B.Dallas and *H. Bonnet, Esq.
In Washington, D. C;-Wm. S. Derrick, Esq.
In Virginia.--*Wm. Burke, Esq:, Red SulphurSprings.
*John Dunn and *Benjamin Jones, Esqrs., Petersburg.
In Charleston, S. C.-Dr. Wilkinson.
In Georgia.-*Hon. Langdon Cheves, *Isaac Minis, *M.
Myers, *Robert Hazlehurst, *Peter Wiltberger, Esqrs.; Geo.
Jones, M. D.
In Louisiana.--*Hugo C. Gildemeester, *Richard Bein,
*John D. Bein, *Wrn. McKean, and *Henry McCall, Esqrs.
N. B.-The Principal of the institution here announced either
taught in the families of the above named gentlemen before
whose names an asterisk (*) is placed, or had some of their
children. relatives, or wards. in his institution in Philadelnhia.

promotion of just views in Literature Humanity
Liberty, Politics, African Colonization, and Religion.
The Rev. R. R. GURLEY, Editor.
The undersigned propose to establish in the City of Wash-
ington, under the, editorialdirection of the Rev. R. R. Gurley,
a weekly paper, adapted to promote just views in Morals, Man-
nersf Government, and Religion, and which, separate from
the selfish conflicts of ambition, and thle uncha table controver-
sies of sectarianism, shall contribute to unite all Palriois and
Christians in the accomplishment of objects for the good of our
country, the benefit of humanity, and the glory of God. It
will be our endeavor, through the aid of our able and efficient
editor, to make this journal worthy the patronage of the Amer-
ican People. The cause of African Colonization will be ad-
vocated as meriting the united, immediate, earnest, and liberal
support of this nation. A'summary of general intelligence
will b* given weekly; and, during the session, a condeised re-
port o0 the proceedings of both Houses of Congress, and a brief
view ci public affairs. In fine, no means will be neglected of
presenting to the Priblic through the columns of the Statesman,
such ibformatioi, acts, and arguments, on tli topics which
monstrPecupy the minds of the wise arid good in this country and
age, as nry tend to advance the great cause of human im-
provement and happiness, and rende 'this journal-in every re-
specta valuable family newspaper.
The CHRISTIAN STATESMAN will be published in the City of
Washington, every Friday morning, on an imperial sheet, at 83.
per annum, payable in advance. Individuals transmitting the
amount for five or more papers, shall receive them at $2 50
each, per annum.
The first number will be issued in the first week in Februa-
ry, 1838.
Jr All communications relatingto subscriptions, and the
financial affairs of this journal, to be addressed to ETTER &
BAYNE, publishers of the Christian Statesman,. Washington
City, D. C. Those relating to the editorial department, to the
Rev. R. R. GUBLEY, editor, &c.

dec 30-


The subscriber has just received a large supply of re-
markably fiae Newark Oysters, to which he invites the atten-
tion of lovers of this delicious shellfish. He.bas also got some
immense R6ckfish, the finest ever brought to this market.
His larder will be found well supplied with Terrapins, Veni-
son, and other delicacies. J. BOULANGER.
jan 1,5-3; (Globe) i
Sand Pier Glassesi Piano, &c.-I have just receit-ed
for private sale- *" I
3 new mahioany Sideboards,
Several new mahogany toilet and plain Bureaus,
Secretary, and Bookcase,
1 dozen mahogany hair seat Chairs,
2 dozen maple cane seat do
Mahogany dining and card Tables,-
A beautiful maple centre Table,
Hair seat Sofas, new and second hand,
One new and one second-hand Piano-Forte,
Large gilt mantel and pier Glasses, French and
German plates,
With a great variety of mahogany mantel and pier Glasses, all
sizes, all of which will be sold at reduces prices for cash. A
few shares National Theatre Stock, fully paid up, for sale.
jan 15-3t Auctioneer and Commission Merchant.
OUGE ON BANKING.-A short history of paper
GA money and banking in the United States, including an
account of Provincial and Continental paper money; to which
is prefixed an inquiry into the principles of the system, &c.
Also, an inquiry into the expediency of dispensing with bank
agency and bank paper in the fiscal concerns of the United
States. By W m. M. Gouge.
A fresh supply just received and for saleibetween 9th and
10th streets, Penn. avenue. R. FARNHAM.
jan 15
a minute account of the various military and naval oper-
ations, with many engravings, one volume, is just received and
for sale by F. TAYLOR.
Or for circulation among the subscribers to theWaverley Cir-
culating Library. jan 15
CHOOL BOOKS.-The subscriber is constantly re-
ceiving from the publishers, at the North, a great variety
of School Books, in every department, and which will be sold
at the same prices as if bought from the publishers.
Parents and teachers will find it to their advantage to examinee
the books, and a liberal discount always made when bought by
the quantity. R. FARNHAM.
At the School and Juvenile Book Store;-between 9th and 10th
streets, Penn. avenue. jan 15
RESH FLORIDA WATER.-Just received from
the laboratory of the original inventor Laroque, and for
sale at the old SnuffT,.Tobacco, and Fancy Store, between 11th
and 12th streets, Pennsylvania avenue. L. JOHNSON.
P. S. A general assortment of fresh Perfumeries, Toilette
Soaps, &c. for sale at the lowest prices, as above. jan 15

200 barrels Flour, Clagett's brand,
300 do do different brands,
1,000 do Corn,.
3,000 bushels ground Alum Salt,
800 tons Plaster,
In store and for sale by W. SMOOT,
jan 15-7t Georgetown.

r'IHIS-lS TO GIVE NOTICE that the subscriber
Shath obtained from the Orphans' Court of Charles
county, letters of administration on the personal estate of
Henry Davidson, late of Charles county, Md. deceased. All per-
sons having claims against the said deceased are hereby
warned to exhibit the same, with the vouchers thereof, to the
subscriber, at or before the 20th day of August next ; they may
otherwise by law be excluded from all benefit of said estate.
Given under my hand this 5th day of December, 1S37.
Administrator of Henry Davidson, deceased.
dec 9-w4w
t HIS IS TO GIVE NOTICE that the subscriber
has obtained from the Orphans' Court of Washington
County, in the District of Columbia, letters of administration
de bonis non, with the will annexed, on the personal estate of
David Bates, late of Washington county, deceased. All per-
sons having claims against the deceased are hereby warned
to exhibit the same, with the vouchers thereof, to the sub-
scriber, on or before the 5th day of January next; they may
otherwise, by law; be excluded from all benefit of said estate.
Given under my hand, this 5th dav of January, 1838.
jan 6w-3w Administrator D. B. N. W. A.
LOUR.-100 bbls. white wheat Family Flour, very su-
85 bbls. Pennsylvania mountain wheat Flour,
300 do. superfine Flour, most approved brands,
100 do. scratchedor fine Flour.
In store, and for sale by W. T. COMPTON,
jan ll-w3t Water street, Georgetown.
3 hhds. and 5 bbls. Whiskey
4 bales Marseilles Almonds
2 do English Walnuts
2 do Filberts
8 baskets Champagne, key and other brands
3 casks Dunbar's Brown Stout
10 kegs prime Butter, Baltimore inspection
200 Shenandoah Roll do
Citron, Raisins, Currants, &c.
For sale lqw by
dec29-law3w CLEARY & ADDISON.
A CARD.--As persons shall receive their accounts, they
will please call and settle them, as it is particularly de-
sirable that all accounts should be closed, either by note or
otherwise, before a new one is opened for 1838.
dec 30-w3t (Glo.&Mad.)

YMNS, selected from various authors, with a Key of
Musical Expression, by Samuel Worcester, D. D. Also,
Watts' Psalms and Hymns, with the preceding selection add-
ed. For sale, between 9th and 10th streets, Pennsylvania ave.
I R -F A M-Iu A M

S HOES.-1 have this day seceived-
100 pairs fuired walking Shoes
20) do kid and morocco Slippers
50 do kip kid andmrocc do
1i00 dp seal Boota
50. do children's do do
Also, 1650 pair men's coarse Brogans, at 75 ceTts.
jan 13-eo6t [Globe] A.W.TURNER.
respectfully inform his customers and the Public general-
ly, that he is always prepared to execute any and all orders, at
the shortest notice, that he may be favored with, on the most
liberal terms and reduced prices.
Cakes, Ice-Creams, Jellies, Pastry,,
,Pyramids, Sugar-baskets, Roman Punch,
Pyrafniid Cakes, Charlotte Russe,
Custards, &c. &c.
Three doors west of 12th street, Pennsylvania Avenue.
Orders from ihe country punctually attended to, and articles
packed carefully. jan 13-dlw&eolw
INSUR ES LIVES for Ioneor more years, or for life,
Rates for One Hundred Dollars.
Age. One year. Seven years. For life.
25 1.00. 1.12 2.04
30 1.31 1.36 2.36
35 1.36 1.53 2.76
40 1.69 1.83 3.2
45 1.91 f 1.96 3.73
50 1.96 2.09 4.60
55 2.32 3.21 5.78
60 4.35 4.91 7.00
Ratesfor One Hundred Dollars.
60years of age, 10.55 per cent.
65. do. 12.27 do. per annum.
70 do. 14.19 d,o
For One Hundred Dollars deposited at birth of child, the Com-
pany will pay, if he attain 21 years ofage, $469
At six months, 408
One year, 375
The Company also executes trusts; receives money on depo-
site, paying interest semi-annually, or compounding it,. and
makes all kinds of contracts in which life or the interest of mo-
ney is involved. WILLIAM MURDOCK, Secretary.
James H. Causten, City of Washington.
Dr. B. R. Wellford, Fredericksburg, Virginia.
John O. Lay, Richmond, Va.
D. Robertson, Norfolk, Va.
A. S, Tidball, Winchester, Va.
George Richards, Leesburg, Va.
Neilson Pee, Frederick, Md.
* feb 3-ty
t)IESENTS FOR BRIDES.--Elegant boxes, con-
taining embroidered-kid and satin gloves, and beautiful
bouquet, got up in Paris, expressly as presents 1lr Brides,
are now opened at Stationers' Hall, the only place t which they
can be obtained in this country.
dec 18 (Adv & Met) W. FISCHER.
N JEW BOOKS.-Potter's Antiquities of Greece, with
notes, by Thomas Boyd, LL. D., Glasgow edition.
Mechanics' Pocket Dictionary ; being a note book of techni-
cal terms, rules, and tables in mathematics and mechanics, for
the use of millwrights, engineers, machine makers, founders,
carpenters, joiners, apd students of natural philosophy; the
Glasgow edition, just imported and for sale at GARRET
ANDERSON'S Book, Stationery, and Fancy-Store, Pennsyl.
vania avenue, between 11th and 12th streets.

SThe Sabbath School Teacher, designed to aid in elevating
and perfecting the Sabbath School System. By Rev. John
Todd, Pastor of the First Congregational Church in Philadel-
phia. Just received and for sale between 9th and 10th streets,
Pennsylvania Avenue.
nov 10 R. FARNHAM.
opened, since his return from New York, a very extensive
assortment of superior Perfumery, made by the most celebrated
perfumers in London, Paris and America. The following com-
prise a small portion of the great variety that is constantly kept
for sale at Stationers' Hall, which establishment has been re-
cently much enlarged and greatly improved :
Double Extract Vetivert, Portugal,Cedrat, Vieviene
Bouquet de Caroline, Bouquet de Roi, BouqueKla Reine
Eau de Toilette, Esprit de Cedrat, Eau'de Miel
Genuine Farina Cologne, best French and American do
Ambrosial Lavender, Bay Water, Ambrosial Cream
Naples Soap, Narles Compound, Saponaceous Compound
Guerlain's Pomatum an: Oil for the Hair
Cold Cream, Rowland's Kalydor and Macassar Oil
Rouge, Aromatic Vinegar
Inexhaustible Salts, with every variety of the best Shaving
Soaps, Toilet Soaps, Oils for the Hair, Powder for the Skin,
Tooth Powder, Lip Salve, &c.
With many other articles too numerous to particularize.
Jacob Gideon, jr. vs. James L. McKenna.
HE substance of the bill in this case is, that some time
in the spring of 1830, the said Jacob Gideon, jr. loaned
his promissory note, dated 12th March, 1830, at ninety days, for
$233 50 to one F. X. Kennedy; that the said F. X. Kennedy
deposited this note in the hands of defendant as collateral secu-
rity, with the understanding that it was to be delivered up on
the payment of the debt for which it was pledged.
That the defendant, McKenna, brought suit against the said
Jacob Gideon, jr. on the said note, and recovered judgment by
default; that the debt, as collateral security for which the said
note had beer deposited with the said James L. McKenna, was
paid before the said suit was brought; that the said Jacob Gide-
on was not then advised of this defence, and was taken by sur-
prise; that McKenna has caused a ca-sa to be issued against him
upon the said judgment; and prays a perpetual injunction to re-
strain the said McKenna,his counsel, attorneys, agents, and the
Marshal from proceeding with the said suit, and for general
And it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the said.
James L. McKenpa hath not been summoned, and since the-
filing of the said bill hath removed out of the District of Colum-
bia to the State of Virginia, it is this 29th day of November,
1837, ordered, adjudged, and decreed that the said complain-
ant cause the substance of his said bill and a copy of this order
to be advertised in the National Intelligencer once a week for-
six successive weeks, warning the said defendant to be and ap--
pear in the Clerk's office of this county at the rules to.be held
on the first Monday of April next, then and there to answer the'
said bill; otherwise, the same will be taken for confessed against
him : the publication of this order to appear at least four months
before said day.
By order of the Court.
Test. WM. BRENT,

Charles County Court, August Term, 1837.
b RDERED by the Court, that the creditors of George S.
Boarman, a petitioner for the benefit.of the insolvent
laws of t.he State of Maryland, be and appear before the Judg-
es of Charles. county Court on the third Monday in March'
next, to appoint a Trustee for their benefit, and show cause, if
any they have, why the said George S. Boarman shall not have
the benefit of said acts. Provided a copy of this order be in-
serted in some newspaper published in the District of Colum-
bia once a week for two months successively, before the said
third Monday in March next.

True copy-Test:
nov 24-law2m

Clerk of Charles co. Court.

N EW INK.-A large quantity of unchangeable dark and
light blue Ink is just opened at Stationers' Hall. This
entirely new composition, fromits intensely vivid and agree-
able contrast to the paper, from its power of resisting the usual
bleaching agents, by which its durability can be insured, will be
found to be better fitted for all the common and business purposes
of writing, and for all durable records, than any other solutions
of color ever yet offered to the Public.
dec 25 "' (Glo.&Met.)
7B]IIE Subs,criber will rent the house in which he
-at preser.t resides. It is situated on the corner of 6th and

i -T~- 31 --~P" 1 '' T I I I II -- r

Frederick Keller, administrator of Charles Hartman, decea~td,
Louisa Hartman, Robert Reither, and Catheripe, his wife.'
THF bill of complaint ih this case states that CharlesJarp-
man died seized in fee of a lot situate on Bridge street,
in Georgetown, in the District of Columbia, and possessed, 4
a considerable personal estate; tlia't he died intesrate, witl -
making a will and testament, leaving Catherine Hartmana
widow, and three minor children, viz. Elizabeth, Charles, 41dH'
Louisa, which estate deolved upon them as his legal chilaktrn-%
and heirs at law, subject to the right of the widow for ber ~t*fss
in the same during her life. The bill states that Frederick Kl-
ler, of Washington county, D. C., took out letters 6fadBiia r-n
traction upon the personal estate of the said deceased. 'hattAfib
said deceased owed but very little, if any thing, ad t&Iat q(.
whole of his personal estate became liable to be diatribsli
among his heirs. The hill further states that the comlaiagi:
after the death of the said intestate, and when the sad" -
beth was about twenty years of age, married her, and:a.- t
child born from said Inarriage,and during the liptiame a
s a Elizabeth; 44t oa the llthday nfSepremt, I8
said wile died, learvig said bcild, who als i ied n day pf
- next ensuirmg t(e death of the mother; that upon the mar,
riage of the said complainant with his said wife, he becare'en-
titled to all lier personal estate and rights and enjoyment-during.
life of his wife's portion of the real estate; that he claimetrthe
same from the said Frederick Keller, as adminJistrator, ad well
as from the widow of the said intestate, who, since his death,
intermarried with Robert Reither, also from said Robert Reithyr,
all of whom refused to pay or account with him for the same, pl-
leging that his said wife'had no claim to any part of said per-
sonal estate. The bill further states that, among the personal
property left by said intestate, were several negro' slaves, -
which the said administrator is also bound to account for, which
he refuses to do, alleging that the same had been manumitted
by said intestate. The bill firtherstates that, some time intWe -
year 1832, Charles Hartman, one of said minor children, died,,
being then under age, and that Louisa Hartman (who is pif .
prayed to be made defendant to the bill)-is still a minor, rosid.
ing outof the jurisdiction of the Court -in Maryland, and it
prays a partition of all the intestate's real estate.
The object of the bill is to have the said Frederick Keller,
Robert Reither, and Catherine Reither account fbr oaddiscover
what real estate the said Charles Hartman died seizedof, where
and how situated, also what specific articles of personal pro-
perty he owned at his death, the amount of money in cash or
bank notes lhe left in hand at his death, and the amount of debht
due to him, and who from, whether on note.or book account or
otherwise ; and, also, that the said Robert Reither, and Cathe-
rine his wife, shall state by what right they now holly the said
real state, and that they do exhibit their right or pretenled .
claim to the same. And forasmuch as ic appears that the said Ro-
bert Reither, and Catherine Reither, his wife, and Louisa Hart-
man are not citizens of the District of Chlumbiia and do not re-
iide within the jurisdiction of this honorable Court-it isi by this
Court, this 6th day of December, in the year 1837, ordered
that the said complainant give notice to the said absent defen-
dants, warning them to berand appear in this Court on pr by the
first Monday of May next, in person or by solicitor, and answer
the matters and things set forth in the said bill, and that if they
shall fail so to appear, and answer the several matters and
things in the said bill set forth, the same shall betaken for don-
fessed as against said absent defendants, and such decree made
in the premises against them, as the Court shall deem tiht and
equitable : Provided, however, thatthe said notice be published
in the National Intelligencer once a week forsix weeks succes-
sively, the first insertion to appear at least four months before (he
said first Monday of May next, and also that such public notice .
contain the substance and object of said bill.
By order of the Court. Test: WM. BRENT, Cleek.
BRENT & BRENT, for the complainant.
dec 9-w6w '
REPUBLIC OF AMERICA, designed for schools
and private libraries, fifth edition, revised and corrected. By
Emma Willard.
HISTORY OF ENGLAND.-Hume and Smollett's
celebrated History of England, from its first sPttlement to the
year 1760, accurately and impartially abridged: and a" contin-
uation from that period to the coronation of George IV. illus-
trated by twenty-fonr pages of engravings.
thentic accounts of many remarkable and interesting events
which have taken place in modern times, carefully colleted
and compiled from various and authentic sources, and. noto be
found in any other work hitherto published-ihll'strated with
engravings. For sale, between 9th and 9th streets, Penn.ayl-
. vania avenue; R. FARNHAM.

volume of the Pickwick Club is this day received for sale
by F. TAYLOR, or for circulation among the subscribers to the
Waverley Circulating Library. Jan 3
tJ EW NOVELS.-The Old Commodore, by the author
.NL of Ratlin the Reefer, in 2 volumes.
Also, The Duke of Monmouth, by the author of the. olle-
Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick, of Slicksville, 1 vol.
Are this day received for sale by F. TAYLOR,
or for circulation among the subscribers to the Waverley Circu-
lating Library, immediately east of Gadsby's Hotel, dec 13'
N EW INKS.-Just opened at Statioriers' Hall, a very
Large quantity ofStephens's unchangeable dark-blue Writ-
ing Fluid. This entirely new composition, from its intensely
vivid and agreeable contrast to the paper, from its power of ie-
sisting the usual bleaching agents by which its durability can
be insured, will be found to be better fitted for all the common
and business purposes of writing, and for all durable records,
than any other solutions of color ever yet offered to the Public.
Also, Stephens's brilliant Red Writing Fluid. Thot: iancy
-. t... ..... o,, th;i rnlr rill he found to surpass anf.-i solu-

N virtue of a Deed of Trust from Henry Dawes and tCt P
rhia his wife, to the subscribers for purposes therein utom-'
tioned. will be sold at public action, at Samuel Walker's Ta- '
vern, on Thursday, February 1, at 12 o'clock meridian, a tat.
of land of about fifty acres, lyipgon the Ppotonae river,,in Fa-,-
fax county, known as Conni's aFery arm. '
One-tenth of the purchase-money wilt bie required i6 ce4R
the b n balance in equal payments of 12, 18, and 24 ea tbs h
whole of the deferred payments to bear interest frn the day -
of sale ; the notes to be secured by bond add swegripy, and a
lien by deed of trust on the property sold. Ont the payrloen
of the whole purchaserimoney the subscribers cl f,,a-et stsea
convey to the purchaser all right and title of Hienry .fawi to
the property.
Persons wishing tp view the property, or wishing g*ajaf0r -
mation, may inquire of the subscribers ,
jan 4-law Trustef. .

OTICE.- By virtue of an order firo the th pha~ru
Court of Charles County, Maryland, I hereby.give jo'-
tice that i have obtained from said Court letras of admiuistra-
tion on the personal estate of John dp ceB ard ailS
claims against tie said deceased, arehreby no aid.
the same to the subscriber on or-before thethe firstdy' o=Ja6
next, with the proper vouchers thereto attached; theyrma'oth-
erwise by law be excluded from all beefit of' said estate. lt
persons indebted to the deceased are also requested to6' ia
immediate payment to WM. H. D. DYSO,
nov 24-law6w Adminr't dof JobrtDis
P UBLIC NOTICE.-This ii' 'noticIthat th-
subscriber has obtained from the OLpans' currtnffjfcp- .
George's county, Maryland, letters of admlnistfaAion'.^^
non on the personal estate of the late Major The.
Maurice. All persons having claims against the said-etw 4a
are hereby warned to exhibit the same, wi thA t alhe a r.
thereof, to the subscriber, on or before the first dpy J= ase
next; they will otherwise, by law, be excluded from irbefit
of said estate. Given under my hand this first day or feceio-
ber, 1837. B. J. S MMI ,
dec 4-law6w Adminiiot ato
UBLIC NOTICE.-This i to give notice that
P subscriber has obtained from the Orphans' court of tjci.'
George's county, Maryland, letters of administration oi"'lhe
personal estate efMargnr.'t M. Maurice, deceased. All p'rsd
having claims against said deceased are hereby wasrnettfio'
hibit tile same, with the vouchers thereof, to the subse.riber,-oa- .
or before the first day of June next; they will othiartist by
law, be excluded from all benefit of said estate. Givens rdSer
my hand this first day of December, 1837,
dec 4-Juw6w B. J. SEMNMES, Admjnistratar,
Circuit Court of the District of Columblafor Wash-
ington County, sittingas a Cbourt inVqvIty. T
Aaron M. Gaurell,
Frdeic Kllradinstrto ofCaisHrra~dc~


dec 4-w6w



!tt<^:4J HIUARY 'a *
The ate resumed the consideration lof Mr. CAL
HOUN's re ions, on the relations, &c. of t Stated and
General Gotment. The question being o tourth
ofthe series as follows :
Resolved, That domestic slavery, as it exists in the South
ern and Western States of the Union, composes an important
part of their domestic institutions, inherited from th!,ir ancestors
and existing at the adoption of the Constitution, by which it is
recognized as constituting an important element in the apportion
ment of its powers among the States ; and that no change of opin
ion or feeling, on the part of the other States of the Union ir
Relation to it, can justify them or their citizens in open and sys
thematic attacks thereon, with the view to its overthrow; anc
that all such attacks are in manifest violationof-the mutual and
solemn pledge to protect and defend each other, given by the
States, respectively, on entering into the constitutional compact
which formed the Union, and, as such, are a manifest breach o
faith, and a violation of the most solemn obligations."
Mr. GRUNDY said that, having been absen
from sickness when the votes were recorded on the passed
resolutions, he took this opportunity of saying that he zeal
ously concurred with the object of the resolutions, and, had
he been present, should have voted in favor of every one o
The question was then taken on the passage of the 4tl
resolution, and was carried, as follows :
YEAS-Messrs. Allen, Bayard, Benton, Black, Brown
Buchanan, Calhoun, Clay, of Ala., Clay, of Ky, Clayton
Crittenden, Cuthbert, Fulton, Grundy, Hubbard, King
Lumpkin,|Lyon, Nicholas, Niles, Norvell, Pierce, Preston
Rives, Roane, Robinson, Sevier, Smith, of Conn., Strange
Walker, White, Williams, Wright, Young-34.
NAYS-Messrs. McKean, Morris, Prentiss, Smith, o
Ind., Swift-5.
SThe question then recurred-on the adoption of the fift]
resolution as follows .;
't "Rsaolved, That the intermeddling of any State or States
or their citizens, to abolish slavery in this District, or any c
the Terrritories, on the ground, or under the pretext, that it i
immoral or sinful, or the passage of any act or measure of Con
giess, with that view, would be a direct and dangerous attack]
on the institutions of all the slaveholding States."
Mr. SMITH, of Connecticut, said that though]
he had voted in favor of the preceding resolutions, in doing
so he, did not intend to express himself as being in favor c
slavery. Mr. S. then proceeded to state the reasons wh
he should not vote in favor of the fifth resolution, because
it did not appear to him that the present Senate was corn
petent to decide for all future Senates as to the powers o
future legislators.
Mr. PIERCE, of New Hampshire, rose, ant
said the Senate had come at Fength to the ground on which
this contest was to be determined. The District ofColum
bia was now emphatically the battle-field of the abolition
ist, and the resolution immediately under consideration
-with, perhaps, some modifications in phraseology, woul
present the true issue here and to the country-an issu
which would raise, not a mere question of expediency, bu
one of a much higher character, in which the public fait.
is directly involved.
That my position, said Mr. P., may be distinctly under
stood, some explanation is perhaps due to the State whici
I have the honor, in part, to represent, especially as their
is a manifest disposition, in certain quarters, to pervert ou
votes and misrepresent our motives.
I have given to the resolutions all the consideration
which I am capable of bestowing, and have listened t
the debate which they have elicited with interest and pro
found attention.
Ifthe grave objections suggested on the other side wer
sustained by an examination of the resolutions themselves
or a course of sound argumentation, they would ensur
my opposition. What are they ? The first that reached
;my ear was, that they contain latent nullification, I hav
waited to hear the particular resolution, sentence or phras
pointed out in which this heresy is supposed to be conceal
ed, p.nd I have waited in vain. Having, then, assertion oi
one side, and what appears to me to be the plain reading
of the resolutions and the frank and unqualified declara
tion of the mover on the other, I must be excused if I d
riot take the alarm.
We have next eloquent disquisitions upon' the liberty
of speech and the freedom of the press. To every sent
meant uttered upon these subjects I yield my cordial assent
but why introduced on this particular occasion, I hav
h'ro u ss to determine. Would aony man here abridg
tie liberty of speech or assail the freedom'of the Press i
take it not. Is there any thing in the resolutions to sane
tion an invasion of either ? Not a syllable. That these
are privileges-most dear to every American is freely admil
ted by all. Why such a-variety of changes have bee
rung upon them in this debate, others may determine. I
is not my province to judge of motives, and I would tak
occasion only to remark that no man shall make up an issue
upon this subject for me. I oppose the abolitionists, fo
the very reason that I entertain a sacred regard for these
in common with all other rights secured by the Constitu
But it is further urged against the resolutions, (said Mi
P) that they are mere abstractions. Sir, it is quite imma
. trial what name you apply to them; sufficient is it tha
they meet the case, that they encounter the abolitionist
upon sound and tenable ground, and furnish a conclusive
answer to his importunities.. To say that the petitions re
fer only to this District, and that the principles asserted ii
the preceding resolutions are consequently without appli
cation, is perfectly idle. It 's impossible to read a single
number of the leading abolition periodicals, without per
ceiving that their object reaches far beyond this District
and stops at no point short of general emancipation in th
-States. And yet, sir, I suspect that you would find fey
... intelligent abolitionists, who would assert that Congres
hIas the constitutional power to interfere with slavery ii
the States; but, admitting the want of power, they hold i
-to be their duty, as individuals, to persevere in the cause

Regarding the institution of slavery as morally wrong, o
sinful, if you please, they consider themselves, as citizen
of the Union, responsible for its continuance, wherever i
may exist within our borders. This feeling has its origin
to some extent, in- a misapprehension of the structure o
otirGovernment, and this error the preceding resolution
are calculated to correct. They assert, in effect, that the
citizen of New Hampshire is no more responsible, moral
,or politically, for the existence and continuance of this do
- metioinstitution in Virginia or Maryland, than he would
be for the existence of any similar institutions in Franci
ot Persia. Why Because these are matters over whict
the States, respectively, when delegating a portion of thei
powers, to be exercised by the General Government, re
stained the sole and exclusive control, and for which thej
are alone responsible.
'Now, let these doctrines be univer~illy understood an
- admitted, nd you take one great step toward satisfying the
consciences of honest, but misguided people,,in one section
of- the country, and quieting the irritation, for which there
hasa beet-tob much cause, in the other: -This we have-at.
tempted to do. Weare bound. to go further, and frankly
to declare to these petitioners, that while slavery shall con
tinue in Virginia and Maryland, it is vain for them to ex:
pect its abolition here; that we are forbidden to legislate
upon this subject, under existing circumstances, by obliga.
tions hardly inferior to the Constitution itself; that Con-
greps cannot abolish slavery in this District, against the
wishes-of the inhabitants, without a gross breach of public
faith and an outrageous infraction of private rights.
At the time tlie.cession was made, domestic slavery ex-
isted i the States of Maryland and Virginia: it still exists
there; and it has, also, existed here from that day to this.
SNow, h6w is it possible to-mistake what must have been
the understanding of Both parties at the time l No man,
it strikes me, can doubt for moment, who will regard,
withou"rprejudice, the relative position of this "ten miles
square," the objects of the cession, and the manifest inter-
ests of the States makingit. Who can believe that these
patriotic States would have parted with their territory, if
thel could have supposed that the rights and property of
their citizens, living upon- it, were to be invaded, against
their consent and in defiance of their remonstrances ? .I
have no hesitation in saying that I consider slavery a so-
cial and political evil, and.most sincerely wish that it had
no existence upon the face'of the earth; but it is.perfectly
immaterial how it is regarded, either by you or myself; it is
not for us to sit in judgment and determine whether the
rights secured to the diffarnt tn rtatp hIv thi rfa,*t.it,;n.

lwton diregard of equal justice and of equal rights and
privileges. And yet, because the States have generously
ceded their territory to you for certain purposes, you pro-
oseto do this very thing, and thus requite their confidence
d their spirit of accommodation, by opening a common
fuge for their runaway slaves. I will only add, upon this
,int, tlt the abolitionist would do well to pause in the
nst of his zeal, and inquire calmly and dispassionately,
I wh her, in fact, any thing more than a nominal advan-
Itage would be gained by the abolition of slavery in this
cDistnr and whether even this would not be acquired at
- a serioulifice. It is admitted that domestic slavery
t exists here in its mildest-form. Thaat part of the popula-
, tion are bound together by friendship and the'nearer rela-
s tions of life. They are attached to the families in which
They have lived from childhood. They are comfortably
Provided for, and apparently contented. Now, let a bill
Sfor the abolition of slavery in the District pass either
- House of Congress, and what would take place here ?
SWhy, before it could possibly become a law, all these ties
e would be violently sundered; every slave in the District
would be removed beyond its limits; their present com-
f paratively easy condition changed, it is probable, for one of
greater rigor; and with all this accomplished, you would
t not have made the slightest progress in diminishing the
d aggregate amount of slavery in the United States.
Mr. President, yielding to my inclination, I would
d here take leave of this irritating subject, now and forever;
d but the manner in which it appears to be connecting itself
with other topics renders it proper, in my judgment, to
add a few remarks.
h When, it is often asked, is this agitation, in Congress
and out-of it, to cease? Where is it to terminate, and
, with what results? These are questions-which, three
Years since, would not have cost me one moment's uneasi-
' ness. I thought the apprehensions of Southern gentle-
, men, to a great extent, had their origin in a morbid sensi-
, ability upon this subject. Still, mindful of their interests
S and peculiar relations, I appreciated their feelings, and
deeply regretted the cause of irritation. And now these
h questions would create little interest, certainly excite no
alarm, in my mind, if agitators upon the subject were only
to be found in the circle of avowed abolitionists. With re-
3, gard to the State which I have the honor, in part, to re-
>f present, I am perfectly satisfied, as well from my own ob-
s servation as from the expression of the Legislature during
" the last winter, that public sentiment can hardly be said
to be divided upon this subject. But here, sir, I feel
bound to admit that there are indications in New England
h which cannot and ought not to be overlooked. The as-
g pect of things in this respect has undergone some change,
f and I fear the elements of still greater change are in active
Y operation. I do not mean to say that the abolitionists
e proper are gaining strength rapidly ; but what I do mean
L- to say is, that they are finding allies in the cause of agi-
)f station in the political press. Sir, if politics are to be min-
gled with this subject, let it be known; it cannot be pro-
d claimed too soon. I have been taught that the way to over-
h come difficulties and threatening dangers is to meet them
. on the advance, not to await their approach; and, although
. I would create no unnecessary alarm, I assure the mover
Sof these resolutions that he shall not find me standing
d tamely by, or attempting to lull others into false security
e by the cry all's well," when I believe there is danger-
t when I know there is an enemy in motion professing and
h claiming to be influenced by considerations and governed
by motives above and beyond the Constitution and laws
Sof my country, and that enemy likely to be sustained by
h an alliance with party politics. No, sir, we have no con-
e cealments upon this subject. All we demand is, that since
r we are to be the first to feel the effects of abolition ascen-
dency at home, should it ever be acquired (which,, by the
n way,'I by no means anticipate,) we may meet the question
o unembarrassed, and not be driven by any course here upqp
.a collateral issue, such as the right of petition, or any other.
The force of this suggestion will be more fully apprehend-
e ed after the remarks which I am about to make.
, It is not to be disguised that, from an insignificant be-
e ginning, and with comparatively few, even now, who hold
d what are generally considered abolition sentiments, this
e subject is assuming an aspect of fearful. interest and mo-
e mentous consequence, The Senator from Alabama on
I- my left, (Mr. KING,) in my judgment, pointed, at an early
n day of the session, to the true cause ofalarm, if any exist.
g It was this: that religious fanaticism no longer moves
- alone in this matter; that the misguided enthusiast has
o joined hands with the designing politician. Sir, I refer to
it with reluctance. I have no party purpose to answer.
y I should be unworthy of a seat here, and unworthy of the
.- confidence that has been reposed in me by an honest, in-
; telligent, and patriotic people, if I could indulge any thing
e like partisan feelings on an occasion like this. No, sir.
e No, sir. I believe this question may, and I believe it is the
I only question that can lead to a dissolution of this Union;
. and I have but one object, that is, to guard against it; to
e preserve inviolate the public faith and the provisions of the
t. Constitution under which we have so long lived in pros-
n perity.
[t The abolitionists, it is well known, long since avowed
e their determination to make this the test question in elec-
e tions, and I have seen, with profound regret, that in one
r State at least some of the prominent individuals of both
e parties have submitted to their catechisms. Let those
who doubt that the politicians in Connecticut and New
Hampshire are making use of abolition for party-purposes,
r. with a view to the approaching elections, notice the tone of
. the political newspapers there within the last three or four
,t weeks. It is true they do not avow abolition doctrines,
;t but they make up an issue not warranted by the state of
e facts, and that issue happens to be the same upon which
,. the abolitionists are waging their war. They allege that
n to receive and lay upon the table, without reading or print-
- ing, is equivalent to the rejection of petitions. Why
e should not that course be taken with them ? Has there
not already been sufficient agitation in Congress and out of
- it ? Has not time enough been wasted ? The same peti-
't tions, ih substance, have been presented year after year
y and session after session. During the last session they
s were made the subject of special reference and report.
Their contents are familiar as household words. The mind

t of every member is definitively made up upon the question
they involve. Argument has been exhausted again and
r again. And what is now demanded? -Why, not only that
s you shall receive petitions, but that you shall take a parti-
t cular course with them, which is in accordance with the
Views of these gentlemen, who, not satisfied with the exer-
'f cise of their own rights, assume the prerogative of sitting
Sin judgment, and determining what are your duties.
e he coincidence upon this point between one portion of
Sthe political press in New England and the abolition press
- proper, just at present, It truly remarkable: the same senti-
d ments, the same arguments, the same opprobrious epithets
e applied to the members of both Houses of Congress from
That section of the Union, who oppose any action upon
r this subject. For instance, the delegation in the other
House from the State which I have the honor, in part, to
y represent here, are charged by the abolition press with
having denied the right of petition, and the same thing is
d reiterated by the political press, in the face of their votes
e upon the direct question during the present session. It is
Notorious that the question of receiving petitions upon this
Subject has been taken in both Houses, and decided affir-
- matively by overwhelming majorities; and yet there is a
Spersevqring and systematic attempt on the part of the po-
Sliticga as well as the abolition press to give the impression
- that the right of petition is denied. I have already detain-
Sed the Senate longer than I intended, and.will not pursue
Sthe subject further than to add, that he has turned over
the pages of history to little purpose, who would not regard'
With unqualified horror the connexion of religious bigotry
with political power, and to warn gentlemen on all sides
to frown on the first manifestation of a disposition to con-
nect the politics of the day with that spirit of'fanaticism
. which, under the pretence of promoting the cause of civil
liberty, would trample in the dust our glorious Constitution,
adopted in a spirit of compromise and concession, and in
the exercise of that spirit alone to be maintained.
[After some further debate, which will be given here-
SMr. CLAY, of Kentucky, rose to say a few
Swords. He said that he could votp for neither the fifth nor
sixth resolution, in the shapein which they were presented
by the Senator from South Carolina. Although he had risen
Sto state his objections particularly to the fifth, now that he
was up, he would make some general observations on the
whole subject of the series of resolutions.
I have voted, (continued Mr. C.) without hesitation, for
the first resolutions offered by that Senator, after they
were modified or amended, not from any confidence which
I have~in their healing virtues. I have voted for them as
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proper to carry into effect the delegated powers, its prohi-
bitions ? What, in short, is the sum of its whole powers?
I have always understood, according to historical fact, that
the Constitution was framed by a Convention, composed
of delegates appointed by the Legislatures of the several
States; and that after it -was adopted, it was submitted to
Conventions of Delegates, chosen by the People of the se-
veral States, each acting separately by and for itself; and,
being ratified by the Conventions of a sufficient number, it
became the Constitution of the United States, or, in its
own language, of the People of the United States.
The series of resolutions under consideration has been
introduced by the Senator from South Carolina, after he
and other Senators from the South had deprecated discus-
sion on the delicate subject to which they relate. They
have occasioned much discussion, in which hitherto I have
not participated. I hope that the tendency of the resolu-
tions may be to allay the excitement which unhappily pre-
vails, in respect to the abolition of slavery; but I confess,
Mr. President, that, taken altogether, and in connexion
with other circumstances, and especially considering the
manner in which their author has pressed them on the
Senate, I fear that they will have the opposite effect; and
particularly at the North, that they may increase and exas-
perate, instead of diminishing and assuaging the existing
irritation. I apprehend that they will only serve to fur-
nish new texts for fresh commentary and further divisions.
And I cannot but regard the unnecessary combination of
the subject of abolition with that alien and the most ex-
citing of all subjects at the present period, the annexation
of Texas to the United States, in the same series of reso.
lutions, as peculiarly unfortunate. I know that Texas is
not specially mentioned in the last resolution, but the coun-
try will understand the intention and allusion of the reso-
lution as distinctly as if it had been expressly designated.
It cannot be forgotten that, immediately after the tidings of
the memorable battle of San Jaclnto reached this city, the
Senator from South Carolina (Mr. CALHOUN) expressed in
the Senate his opinion that the independence of Texas
ought immediately to be recognized, and his wish that,
before the adjournment of Congress, it should be ap-
nexed to the United States. A resolution now lies upon
the table of the Senate, introduced by the other Senator
from South Carolina, (Mr. PRESTON,) proposing a contin-,
gent annexation of it to the United States. When these
facts are borne in mind, will not all understand the last
resolution, although abstract in form, as intended to com-
mit the Senate, in advance, to the annexation? Our pur-
pose, our anxious aim, should be to compose the North,
to arrest the progress of the spirit of abolition, and to give
strength and confidence to the numerous friends of the
Union in that quarter. Is it then wise and discreet to
blend these two unhappy causes of agitation together?
Had we not better keep them separate and distinct, and act
on the prudent maxim that sufficient for the day is the
evil thereof?
The Senator from South Carolina has offered his reso-
lutions, he tells us, to revive and rally the State rights par-
ty. But I cannot think that the slaveholding States ought
to consent to place their peculiar interests in the exclusive
safe-keeping of any one party, however correct some of us
may believe its principles to be. Are not the clear, un-
doubted, acknowledged guaranties of the Constitution ot
those interests far above and superior to any security which
can be derived from the particular tenets cf any party
Parties rise up and go down, but the Constitution remains
a'perpetual and sure bulwark against all attacks upon the
rights of the slaveholding States, from whatever quarter
they may proceed. No, sir, do not let us put our trust in
any party exclusively; let us invoke the united guardian-
ship of all-the Whigs, the Democratic party, the Repub-
lican party, the Jackson Van Buren party, the Federal
party, the Union party, the Nullifiers, and the Locofocos-
all, in preserving the inviolability of the Constitution, and
protecting against every encroachment delicate and mo-
mentous interests, which cannot be seriously touched with-
out endangering the stability of our entire political fabric.
We want in the slaveholding States nothing done here
to stimulate our vigilance, or to unite us upon the subject
of-our present deliberations. We may differ there in the
degree of sensibility which we display; but we are all
firmly and unanimously resolved to defend and maintain
our rights at all hazards. And, should the hour of trial
ever come, those who appear now the least agitated will
not be behind those who are foremost and loudest in pro-
claiming the existence of danger. The object of the Sen-
ate should be to allay excitement, quiet the public mind,
and check the progress of the spirit of abolition at the
North ; and, abovi all, to strengthen the well-disposed, and
to give no advantage to agitators. It was with that view I
have inquired of Northern Senators, charged with the pre-
sentation of abolition petitions, whether the spirit of abo-
litionism was spreading; and, if so, what was the cause.
Their answer was, that it was increasing; and that the
cause was the impression which the abolitionists had been
able to make on the Northern mind, that the constitutional
right of petition was denied them by the two Houses of
Congress. This statement is corroborated and confirmed
by information which has reached me through a variety of
channels. Many who are not abolitionists are induced to
join them, because they believe the right of petition has
been practically denied. On this subject, allow me to read
an extract from'a letter (the perusal of the whole letter is
at the service of any Senator) which I have lately receiv-
ed, addressed to me by a highly intelligent and patriotic
gentleman in Rhode Island. [Here Mr, CLAY read the
following extract:,
"I have been so much gratified with your remarks in rela-
tion to the cause of the' increase of the abolitionists in the
North, that I thought it might do some good, and at least re-
lieve my own mind, if I stated to you what we think on the sub-
ject here. There is no doubt but that the abolitionists are re-
cruiting here by the artful mode in which they turn to their ac-
count the spirit or sensitiveness manifested by the Southern
members on the subject of slavery, and they are encouraged,
also, to greater efforts, because they think they see in all this a
proof that the wor-k of agitation is thus begun in the South, and
that the leaven will work until the whole lump is leavened. If
the petitions for the abolition of slavery in the District of Co-
lumbia had been duly received and considered as other petitions
would have been, It have no doubt this agitating subject, if not
put entirely at rest, at least would not now have been so con-
nected with the sacred right of petition as to enable it to pro-
duce the effect it now does amongst us.

"At our last election for members of Congress, letters were
sent from the Secretary of the anti-slavery society to each of
the candidates, requiring of them a communication of their
sentiments on the right of Congress to abolish slavery in the
District of Columbia, and the right of petition to Congress on
this subject. Each candidate answered (except one) in such a
way as that he might have consistently received the votes of the
abolitionists. If the simple question had been upon the expe-
diency of abolishing slavery in the District of Columbia, these
gentlemen would probably have all'answered in the negative.
You see, therefore, how this question is brought to bear on the
People, and through them on the members of Congress, and
we who feel opposed to the whole of this anti-slavery machine-
ry find ourselves deprived of the power of doing any thing ef-
fectively by the impolitic zeal of Southern gentlemen. To them,
therefore, I would appeal, (unless, in truth, they are desirous
of abandoning the Union,) that they would so let their modera-
tion be known unto all men that the fanatics of the North (as
they choose to call them) may be put in the wrong before the
whole People,, so that their own friends here may have some
ground to stand upon.
I look forward with great apprehension to the time when
the North and the South shall be unanimously divided with
that zeal which may urge each to action on the subject of slave-
ry. The Union will not only then be dissolved but the People
on both sides so exasperated that a furious fanatical anti-slavery
and pro-slavery war will be inevitable. Men enough will be
found to seek to ride upon the whirlwind and direct the storm in
the North as well as the South, and the Union and the spirit of
republicanism will expire together amidst throes and convulsions,
which will cover our now beautiful land with desolation. Does the
chivalry of the South desire to point its lance at the breasts of
the Northern fanatics? When was chivalry a match for fanati-
cism ? Let the Crusades-let the success of Cromwell answer.
When men already begin to court death in the cause of anti-
slavery as giving them the crown of martrydom, (I allude to
Lovejoy, and we understand that another has already offered
himself to share the same fate,) what may we not expect when
patriotism shall arm in such a cause, and it shall become iden-
tified not merely with the liberty of the African, but our own
liberty and prosperity And is it not well to look around us be-
fore we urge each other to this dread precipice ? If there is
nothing due to those men at the North whp are lighting up this
flame, is there nothing due to those who are endeavoring or are
desirous to extinguish it? Js there nothing.due to our common
country-to the civilized world, that this light among the na-
tions should not-be extinguished, and extinguished in blood ?
Mr. Calhoun is reported as having spoken 'with contempt of,
the idea of arguing this question with the abolitionists by
means of a report from a committee.' I ask him not so to argue
with them, but I ask him so to argue with those who are not already
with these men, as to prevent their enlisting under their sable
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current of the passions, and prevent our nation from running,
the course which has hitherto marked the destiny of nations.
May they 'moderate the fury of party spirit, and guard against
the impostures of pretended patriotism.
"I have taken the liberty of writing you, current calamno,
this long letter; my object is my best apology; we are bound
'together by a common interest, and whilst so much is doing to
alienate us from each other, shall no voice be heard preaching
peace, union, and concord?"]
I could not offer you, sir, any argument so good as that-
which is so feelingly and eloquently enforced in the extract
which I have just read. It is well known to the Senate
th't I have constantly entertained the opinion that the best
way to check the spirit of abolition was to receive respect-
fully, and refer these petitions to the proper committee.
That would be the Committee for the District of Colum-
bia ; one now, and which probably has been, ever since the
commencement of the Government, so constituted as to
comprise a majority of members from the slaveholding
States. If they were thus referred, silently referred, as has
been the practice during a great part of the period of the
existence of the Government, there would be no agitation
fomented here, no ground-for asserting that the sacred right
of petition had been violated.
The People may attempt to exercise that right in three dif-
ferent descriptions of cases : 1st. In instances where Con-
gress manifestly does not possess the constitutional power to
grant the relief prayed for. In these, the petition may be
rejected instantly, without reference and without debate,
and no just cause of complaint would exist. 2d. In cases
where the constitutional power, the exercise of which is in-
voked, is controverted, doubtful or uncertain. In these, a
reference of the petition may be necessary to examine into
the existence of the power, as well as into the expediency
of exercising it. Of this controverted nature is the legis-
lative power of Congress in this District. No one would
contend that a petition to establish -a Bank of the United
States should be instantly rejected, without debate and
without reference, upon the sole ground that a large por-
tion of the Senate should think it unconstitutional. Other
examples of contested powers may be easily conceived.
And 3d. In cases where the power is incontestably posses-
sed by Congress to grant the redress prayed for. In the
two last descriptions of cases, I think that Congress is
bound attentively to receive the petitions, and respectfully
to dispose of them. A Government which, like ours, is
Sthe Government of the People, should be parentally admi-
nistered, so as not only to do right, but, as far as possible,
to give general satisfaction.
It has been argued that, when a petition is once put in
the possession of the Senate, the right of petitioning has
been practically enjoyed; and that the Senate may reject
it instantly, refer it, lay it upon the table, or dispose of it
as may be thought proper. Undoubtedly this is true; but
in the great business of human litf, public and private, the
manner in which it is transacted is often as important,
sometimes more important, than what is done or refused.
And a wise Government should be particularly careful not
to wound or inflame popular sensibility on subjects respect-
ing which large masses choose to exercise the constitution-
al right of petition. The course which the Senate has pur-
sued, in regard to these abolition petitions, for about two
years past, is this: a Senator states from his place that he
is charged with the presentation of one of them, and moves
that it be received. Another Senator thereupon rises, and
moves that the motion to receive the petition be laid upon
the table; and the Senate accordingly orders the motion to
receive the petition to be laid upon the table; and thus the
petition is not received in a parliamentary sense. The
Senate does not decide the question of its reception.
This course I have always thought unfortunate. It is
unsatisfactory. The petitioners feel that they have been
neglected, #, they allege that the right of petition has
been denied. But it has been contended that these peti-
tioners are mad and reckless fanatics, and it has been in-
dignantly asked whether they merit respectful treatment.
Mr. President, my observation and experience in life have
taught me, that when we are addressed or assailed, our
conduct should not be regulated by the harsh, vituperative,
or fanatical language, or the condition, whatever it may
be, of those who approach us, but by the standard of our
own respectability, standing, and character in life. And,
in regard to these petitions, the question should not be so
much what do th3 petitioners deserve, as what is due from-
the calm, elevated, dignified, august character of the Se-
nate of the United States? These petitioners, misguided
as they are, and highly mischievous as I believe the ten-
dency of their proceedings to be, are a part of the people of
the United States. and our constituents. Shall we allow
ourselves to be rash, to be moved by anger, or transported
by rage, because fanatics, as they are called, or thoughtless
men and women, present petitions to accomplish'an object
which, if seriously entertained, would justly excite pro-
-found alarmI? .
The mode of disposing of these petitions which the Se-
nate has lately pursued has certainly not produced the
tranquillizing effect so anxiously desired. It has, on the
contrary, aggravated,and ITear will continue to aggravate,
the disease. The abolitionists have not diminished, but
increased, and increased, as the most satisfactory informa-
tion assures us, because they have been able to persuade
many that the right of petition is invaded and has been de-
nied. And many who are not abolitionists now unite with
them to assert and maintain the right of petition. It is to
be seriously apprehended that co-operation for one purpose
may ultimately lead to co-operation for other purposes, not
within the original contemplation of the parties. If the
Senate, by persisting in its recent course, enable the aboli-
tionists to derive succor from new allies; and if we should
also unhappily place in their hands an additionalinstru-
ment, by unnecessarily coupling the annexation of Texas
with the subject of abolition in the same series of resolu-
tions, then indeed there will be too much reason to appre-
hend that the North, at no distant day, will be united as
one man.
It appears to me, sir, that what becomes us is to keep
the abolitionists separate and distinct from all other classes,
standing out in bold and prominent relief; and the subject
of abolition separate and distinct from the right of petition,
from Texas, and from all other subjects; let them stand
alone, unmixed with the rest of the community, without
the general sympathy, and exposed to the overwhelming
force of the united opinion of all who desire the peace, the

harmony, and the union of this Confederacy. 1 would re-
ceive, respectfully receive, their petitions, refer them, and
occasionally present calm, dispassionate, and argumenta-
tive reports against them. This is the manner in which
petitions for abolition were received in the first Congress,
upon the recommendation of-Mr. Madison; and that in
which they were ever afterwards received, until the prac-
tice was changed about two years ago. What is there in
the mere fact of the reception of a petition to create alarm ?
Or in its subsequent reference, especially to a committee
known to be hostile to its object ?
But it is said that these fanatics are beyond the reach of
any argument; and it is triumphantly asked, Will you
condescend to argue with such deluded persons ? Yes I
say., yes. To preserve these admirable institutions of ours
and this glorious Union from the possibility of all danger,
I would argue with any one, with lunatics themselves, in
their lucid intervals, and argue again and again. It is not,
however, to recall alone the abolitionist. to a sense of peace
and duty, that these appeals to the reason, the judgment,
and the patriotism of the country should be sent forth from
these halls. They would address themselves, with power-
ful effect, to all that, vastly the largest, portion of the
Northern community who are uninfected by abolitionism.
When has'Congress unsuccessfully appealed to the intelli-
gence, the patriotism, and the valor of the American Peo-
ple ? In such a cause we should never tire nor despair.
Mr. President, I have no apprehension, not the smallest,
for the safety of the Union, from any state of things which
now exists. I will not answer for consequences which may
ensue from harsh and opprobrious language, and from in-
discretion and rashness- on the part of individuals or of
Congress, here or elsewhere. We allow ourselves to speak
too frequently, and with top much levity, of a separation of
this Union. It is a terrible word,to which our ears should
not be familiarized. I desire to see in continued safety and
prosperity this Union, and no other Union. I go for this
Union as it is, one and indivisible, without diminution. I
will neither voluntarily leave it, nor be driven out of it by
force. Here, in my place, I shall contend for all the rights
of the State which has sint me here. I shall contend for
them with tindoubting confidence, and in all the security
which the Union confers, under all the high sanction which
the guaranties of the Constitution afford, and-'with the per-
fect conviction that they are safer in the Union than they
would beoutof theUnion. I am opposed to all separate con-
federacies and to all sectional conventions. No stateofactual
danger exists to render them expedient, or to justify deli..
hirnttn; shnnt themr This TTninn thick ( nvrnmpnt hna

am will rush to battle, as she always has done, with her
accustomed ardor, and with gallantry ppnurpassed by that
of any other State. And those States and their citizens
will be found to sustain these rights with most vigor and
success, who, unmoved by false alarms or imaginary or ag-
gravated dangers, with a firm and fixed purpose of soul,
stand prepared, in every 'real exigency, to vindicate them
at every extremity.
Having, Mr. President said so much on the general
subject, with the permission of the Senate, I will read cer-
tain resolutions which I have prepared, embracing the
whole ground occupied by any of the petitions in respect to
domestic slavery in the United States. They are the fol-
Resolved, That the institution of domestic slavery, as now
existing in many of the States of this Confederacy, is subject to
the exclusive power and control of those States respectively ;
and that no other State, nor the People of any other State, nor
Congress, possess, or can rightfully exercise, any power or au-
thority whatever to interfere in any manner therewith.
Resolved, That, if any citizens of the United States, regard-
less of the spirit of peace, harmony, and union which should
ever animate the various members of the Confederacy, and&
their respective citizens, shall present to the Senate any peti-
tions touching the abolition of slavery in any of the States in
which it exists, all such petitions shall be instantly rejected,
without debate, and without further or other proceedings there-
on, as relating to an object palpably beyond the scope of the
constitutional power of Congress.
Resolved, That, when the District of Columbia was ceded
by the States of Virginia anl Maryland to the United States, do-
mestic slavery existed in both of those States, including the
ceded territory; and that, as it still continues in both of them,
it could not be abolished, within the District, without a violation
of that good faith which was implied in the cession, and in the
acceptance of the territory, nor, unless compensation were made
to the proprietors of slaves, without a manifest infringement of
an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, nor with-
out exciting a degree of just alarm and apprehension in the
States recognizing slavery, far transcending, in mischievous ten-
dency, any possible benefit which could be accomplished by the
Resolved, therefore, That it is the deliberate judgment of the
Senate, that the institution of domestic slavery ought not to be
abolished within the District of Columbia; and it earnestly hopes
that all sincere friends of the Union and of harmony and
general tranquillity will cease to agitate this disturbing ques-
tion. But the Senate feels itself, at the same time, constrained,
from a high sense of duty in respect to the constitutional right
of petition, to declare that it holds itself bound to receive and re-
spectfully to treat any petitions, couched in decorous language,.
which may be presented by citizens of the United States, touch-
ing slavery within the District of Columbia.
Resolved, therefore, That, upon the presentation of any such
petitions, they shall be received, and referred to the appropri-
ate committee.
Resolved, That it would be highly inexpedient to abolish
slavery in Florida, the only Territory of the United States in
which it now exists, because of the serious alarm and just ap-
prehensions which would be thereby excited in the States sus-
taining that domestic institution; because the people of that
Territory have not asked it to be done, and, when admitted as a
State into the Union, will be exclusively entitled to decide that
question for themselves; and, also, because it would be in viola-
tion of a solemn compromise, made at a memorable and critical
period in the history of this country; by which, while slavery
was prohibited north, it was admitted south of the line of thirty-
six degrees and thirty minutes north latitude.
Resolved, That no power is delegated, by the Constitution,
to Congress, to prohibit, in or between the States tolerating
slavery, the sale and removal of such persons as are held in
slavery by the laws of those States.
Resolved, That, whilst the Senate, with painful regret, has
seen the perseverance of certain citizens of the United States
in the agitation of the abolition of domestic slavery, thereby
creating distrust and discontent and dissatisfaction among-the
people of the United States, who should ever cherish towards
each other fraternal sentiments, it beholds, with the deepest
satisfaction, every- where prevailing an unconquerable attach-
ment to the Union, as the sure bulwark of the safety, liberty,
and happiness of the people of the United States.
There is nothing abstract or metaphysical in them.
They relate to the abolition of slavery in the States, in the
District of Columbia, and in Florida, the only Territory of
the U. States where it exists, and to the sale and removal
of slaves in the States whose laws recognize the institution
of'slavery. They cover the whole field, and nothing but
the field. They have no ulterior views. They approach
the subject in hand, directly, without the necessity of any
interpretation. They'do not seek to renovate any party,
nor to place the high interests to which they relate in the
exclusive custody of any one party. Resting upon, and
sustained by, the Constitution, they appeal to the sound
discretion, the sober Judgment, and the patriotism of all
parties. I may not ask the sense of the Senate to be ex-
pressed upon each of them; but I shall offer that relating
to the District of Columbia and that to the Territory of
Florida as an amendment to the fifth resolution submitted
by the Senator from South Carolina. I think the charge
upon the petitioners of intermeddling with abolition in
this District is harsh, and that some less offensive word
should be used. The District of Columbia is the seat of
the common Government of the United States. It was
ceded for that express purpose. Each State has as much
interest in it, and as much right to petition about any
thing within it, as any other State, and no more. Nor
can I concur with the resolution, in declaring that the
abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia would be
a direct and dangerous attack upon the institution of sla-
very in the States. I am prepared to say that it would ex-
cite "a degree of just alarm and apprehension in the
" States recognizing slavery, far transcending, in mischie-
" vous tendency, any possible benefit which could be ac-
" complished by the abolition," or to use any other equi-
valent language. We can no more say -that the abolition
of slavery in this District would be a direct attack upon
the institution in the States, than we could assert, if any
one of the slaveholding States were to abolish slavery
within its own limits, that would be a direct attack on the
institution in other slaveholding States. Or, that Great
Britain, by abolishing slavery in her West India posses-
sions, made a direct attack upon it in the United States.
Nor is the case at all altered by the motives, whatever
they may be, which shall be avowed for abolition. In
conclusion, I move the third resolution o(the series which
I have suggested, as an amendment to the fifth resolution
proposed by the Senator from South Carolina.

Mr. CALHOUN followed. He said he felt
some inducement to persevere in the course he had hereto-
fore pursued, by now seeing the concessions which were
proposed by the resolutions just read by the Senator from
Kentucky. Mr. C, now saw it conceded, that where the
subject was clearly unconstitutional, the Senate was not
bound to receive a petition. At first, the broad ground
was taken that the right of petition was so sacred that any
refusal to receive a petition, no matter on what subject, and
no matter how objectionable its language, would be an in-
vasion of it. Now it was conceded that they were not
bound to receive a petition when the subject of it was
clearly unconstitutional. Now, as to the amendment of-
fered by the Senator from Kentucky to the fifth resolution.
He would state, in general terms, what was the great cha-
racteristic difference between them. The Senator went on
the principle that concession was the way to meet these
abolitionists. He, on the other hand, went on the ground
that we have no safety but in standing fast on our
rights. What was the state ofthe question? The abo-
litionists tell you, in so many words, that their object is to
abolish slavery in the District of Columbia as but one step
towards final abolition in the States. With this object,
avowed by the abolitionists, what do duty and policy de-
mand on our part ? We see the end; and that, if it can
be effected, it would be our destruction. Shall we yield,
or stand fast ? That is the question. If we yield an inch,
we are gone. The very ground on which we are asked
to make the first concession will be urged on us with equal
force to make the second, the third, and every intermediate
one till the last is consummated. The first is to yield the
right of petition, and to discuss the subject with the aboli-
tionists, in order to appease them, and to stop agitation.
This the Senator from Kentucky (Mr. CLAY) urges on us,
which he tells us would have a happy effect in quieting the
public feeling. Does he not see that, if we shouldhave
the folly to make this concession, we will be next urged to
yield to the abolition of slavery in this District on the very
same ground ? We will be told that there are but 2,000
slaves in the District, and if we yield to so small a request,
all will be quiet. If that be conceded, we will be next
told, we must yield to the abolition in the Territories, and
then to the abolition of what they call the slave trade be-
tween the States, and, finally,,to abolition in the States.
At every step they would become stronger, and we weaker,
if we should be so infatuated as to make the first conces-
sion; and the Senator from Kentucky, at each step, would
no dInlht he nhle tn voneal inut a.e.h n latter ns he had iunt

ology, he would not agree, under any circumstance, to stift
render the principles on which they were drawn.
The Senator says we set out together, both agreeing on
the Kentucky resolutions. He says there was a separa-
tion when I avowed, at the extra session, the opinion that
a Bank of the United States is unconstitutional. But, if I
changed then, it follows that he has changed also; I, from
a bank to a no bank man, and he, from a no bank man to
a bank man. These topics have nothing to do with the
subject; but since he has mentioned my consistency on a
bank, he brings me to the inquiry as to p' y consistency.
As far back as 1815, I gave my support t he, bank. The
Government had received its notes as money, and I rested
on that fact, and on the inference that if the Government
might receive its notes as money, it was bound to regulate
it. And what is fhe difference in me now and then?
Then the connexion between the Government and the
bank existed; now it does not; that is the whole amount
of the difference. Four years ago, I announced my distrust
of the whole banking system. I trust my political life has
been considerably consistent, when this is the only point
alleged against me.
Sir, I regret that we disagree; but if, seeing danger to
the Union, I give warning of it, am I, therefore, against
the Union ? It is the duty of the sentinel-to give warning
of danger; accordingly, I say I believe there is danger;
and I ask whether this shows a spirit of enmity? Sir,
no Senator dan be more deeply, enthusiastically devoted
to our institutions ; and I show my attachment when I be-
lieve there is danger, by announcing it., It is the only
mode in which I can show -it, and -6o denunciation shall
deter me.
Mr. CLAY. The Senator himself was the
first to speak of a radical difference between him and me
on all subjects. We set out in life-together; but in his
opinion the Bank of the United' States cut asunder the last
chain between us. We were together in '98, and since
then we have taken long voyages; but whither did the
principles of '98 carry him ? into what port ? They car-
ried mb into the port in which I- always anchor-the port
of the Union-the whole Union-without the separation
from it of any member.
The Senator chose to repeat what is non'ovelty, but has
been often suggested on this floor, that I have changed my
opinion as to a Bank of the United States.
[Mr. CALROUN. I accused him of no change.]
But I have changed, resumed Mr. CLAY; and I have
changed with the country. I opposed the old Bank of the
U. States, on the want of constitutional power,and on other
grounds. But the war came, then a suspension of specie
payments, and a derangement of the cujrencv ; and the
whole country cried out for a Bank of the "United States.
If the country had been adverse to a bank in 1816, it could
not have been established. ,If I am taunted, with such a
change, I thank God it is the only point of national policy
which, in the whole of my public life, I have changed.
In 1815-16 the constitutional power to establish a bank
was admitted. We were then in habits of the great-
est intimacy. I was then Speaker of the House, and he
at the head of the committee out of which the bank grew.
Never then did I hear from him a sentiment adverse to the
power of the Government to establish a bank; and when,
afterwards, in company with a gentleman from Virginia, I
heard it for the first time, mutual surprise was expressed
and felt.
Mr. CALHOUN. The Senator draws a
feeble inference from the events of 1816. He appears ig-
norant that in 1834 I made the strongest declaration I
could on the subject of the banking system. It stands on
record, and no man can deny that I was then opposed to
the banking system.
Mr. CLAY said he would not controvert the gentleman,
but he had not heard him.
The Senate then adjourned.

In Montgomery County Court-November 'Term,
I N the matter of the petition of John F. Soper and Sarah his
wife, for the division of the real estate whereof Uriah Lay-
ton died seized, the Commissioners heretofore appointed
for the purpose of making division of said estateqhaving mde
return that the same is capable of division into two parts, and
having divided the same into two parts, acCording to the
plat filed with the said return, and the said return having been
confirmed by the said Court: It is, therefore this 20th day of
December, 1837, ordered by the said Court that notice be giv-
en to James Layton, Perry Layton, Reuben Ward, ;and Otho
Ward, parties entitled to said estate, and who are absent out of
the State of Maryland', by causing a:copy of this order to be pub-
lished for at least four successive wee s before the day herein-
after mentioned, in some newspaper published in the city of
Washington, that the first Monday of March Term next hath
been appointed for said parties to appear and make their elec-
tion, according to the act of Assembly in such case made and

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At the Dinner of Friends of HENRY CLAY
'New York, on the 1 th of this month.

SAfter the health of Mr. SiWARD was drank-
Mr. SEWARD rose and said he would frankly express
the reasons why he was here.- The committee ofarrange-
aients, with a delicacy which he could not but appreciate,
hail first consulted him to know whether it would be agree-
able to him.to meet the friends of HENRY CLAY on this oc-
* i -casi n. HIit first impulse wa s o decline the invitation, but his
motive was,-that desiring always to be among the first to go into
every contest of-the Whigs, and the last to retreat, it was agree-
able with hishabit, also, to be among the last in the celebra-
tion of its triumphs; Resides this mnerelyf4ei sonal motive, he
could not but entertain an apprehension thai this occasion, how-
ever properly its festivities should be conducted, might be re:
guarded at a distance as an effort to concert a premature expres-
sion on the Presidential question. Such movements he had
deprecated in relation to a distinguished and cherished fellow-
titizen, the Senator from Massachusetts ; and it was due to the
cause, that he should manifest equal consideration in regard to
a supposed demonstration which might grow out of the present
occasion, in favor of the illustrious statesman of the West. But
when he received the invitation of the committee, addressed to
him as a native of this State, to join in a merited tribute to Hen-
ry Clay, as*u.when he remembered .that that honored name
Swa apssociatit with the origin and identified with the history of
the'Whig party, and when he felt, as he acknowledged, that
there could not be at this festive board a citizen who entertain-
ea for Mr. Clay more .profound respect or devoted admiration
than he did, he could not doubt that it was his duty to be here.
I am happy, said Mr. S., to discover that the spirit of Henry
Clay animates this meeting and inspires his ardent friends.
That spirit dictates the highest magnanimity towards all the
Whigs of this Union. In that spirit, then, I rise in acknow-
ledgment of the-call made upon me, and say, that I am to be
received here as a representative of western New York-that
portion ofthe State which has, in tie gloomiest hour, upheld
the standard, arnd maintained the principles of the Whig cause,
and by its persevering patriotism- has maintained the ground
.pon which ws have rallied it the-recent elections. It might
be our misfortune that some would be' content with the result
of.he recent elections, but suck is not the dictate of prudence
or patriotism. It is true that the unparalleled result of the
elections in this and other States called forth, and justify the
most enthusiastic rejoicing. But the victory is not yet-vic-
tory! -What citizen of New York can say that the victory is
won, while: the interest of.this proud metropolis lies prostrate
and bl being under the wounds inflicted by a mad and unprin-
clpled, administration ? Victory! Who will boast a victory
while the Empire State remains crippled in her energies, shorn
of her glories, and awaiting, with fear antl alarm, the consum-
mation of the evils which have paralyzed'her commerce, pros-
trated her manufactures, embarrassed her agriculture, and ar-
rested and pit back all her enterprise.
Let it, then, be remembered, that the battle.is to be fought;
and that it is our pride, and by no means our misfortune, that
we have honored and illustrious patriots to divide our prefer-
enceS and save our country-that we have yet, not only the
illustrious statesman of the West, in whose honor we are as-
sembled, but the hero whose valor and skill saved our Western
frontier from the assaults of the enemy in the war of 1812, al-
ready honored by our suffrages'on a former occasion, and the
great defeirder of the Constitutidn-the banner of either of
'' whom is broad enough for our rally, our onset, and our victory.
In the words, of the latter distinguished" citizen, we have one
Constitution, one.Country, and one Destiny ; and in view of this
consideration, individual candidates sink into insignificance.
,Thi, said Mr. S; I say as a Whig-of New York, and more es-
specially as a Whig of Western New York; and, if any have
'doubts, "I take the responsibility" to say that Western New
York, having her partialities as she mayand of right has, de-.
fers the consideration of this great question, and submits it to
the National Conrention of 1839.
Having said thus much for the cause, and thle whole cause,
who shall gainsay me, who shall question my right, when I say,
S.that my earliest recollection of the Whigvcause is, that Henry
`-Clay was the most prominent name identified with it. That
whiren the Whigs of the State of New York saw,,in 1828, the
delusion which was coming over the country, they resolved at
one and the same time, first to retrieve the error of the People,
and, secondly, to atone for the injustice done to that eminent citi-
zen. This resolution has not been forgotten by the Whigs of
1828,,_prd, if forgotten by them all, it remains fresh in my me-
mory. I haveoseen, it is true, the star of Henry Clay eclipsed,
but it was only in that dark night of ten years duration which
has covered the whole country.
'The night has ended; the dawn of our national emancipa-
tionis upon us. A free, generous, and just People cannot
have lost sight of their benefactors. I give you, Mr. Presi-
dent, the following sentiment:
"HENRY CLAY-A man associated with the origin, and illus-
trating the history of the Whig party of the United States.-
S It cannot be forgotten in the celebration of its triumphs, or the
award of its-honors."

After the health of J. WATSON WEBB was
drank, in connexion with a compliment to his
long and persevering exertions in the Whig
Mr. WEBB said he could not but feel highly honored by the
very flattering manner in which his name had been receiv-
ed by an assemblage of Whigs so devoted to the great cause
of the Constitution as that which he had the honor to ad-
cress. He was proud to know that his humble services,
in support of constitutional liberty, were so highly appre-
ciated ; and although they were greatly overrated by the
kindness of the friends with whom he had so long acted in har-
mony and concert, he felt a consciousness that his motives had
always been pure, and that he had at all times pursued that
course which, in his judgment, was best calculated to promote
the triumph of those constitutional principles which it is the
aim of the Whig party to vindicate and establish.
'I came here, said Mr. W., as the friend of Henry Clay-the
personal and political friend of Henry Clay-and there is not
one of all who are assembled around this festive board, who en-
tertains a more exalted opinion of that great champion of liber-
ty, or appreciates more highly than I do his distinguished ta-
lents, his patriotism, and his devotion to our beloved country.
But there is another distinguished statesman, a co-laborerand
friend of Mr. Clay, to whom my devotion is equally ardent, and
who is richly entitled to the gratitude and confidence of every
Whig of our country. I allude to Daniel Webster, the distin-
guished star of the East, and the friend of him whose name we
are assembled to honor. On the occasion of the recent triumph
of our cause m this city, I had the proud sAtisfaction to be one
of a committee who conveyed that cheering intelligence to our
Whig brethren in Boston. I then saw Daniel Webster in old
Faneuil Hall-in that place, of all others, consecrated to the
principles which it is our pride to advocate; I saw him sur-
pounded by nearly ten thousand of his fellow-citizens, who are

pot only as familiar as we are with his great public services,
but who are intimately acquainted with him in all his private re-
Jations, and who esteem his private character even higher than
-we estimate his public career. I saw him there, surrounded,
and all but idolized by those who knew him best, and with
whom his opinions have most weight; and yet no sooner had
'he proclaimed that he breathed freer" since hearing of the
regeneration of New York, than he portrayed to the assembled
.multitude how joyfully, how enthusiastically the glad tidings
would be hailed by his friend and co-laborer-Henry Clay, of
Keitucky. I have heard him on a still more recent occasion in
thi city, (I allude to the dinner given to the Hon. Messrs. Bell,
.Graves, and Underwood,) publicly do honor to the virtues, the
*talents, and the patriotism of his friend; and he who never
,forgets his friends, and whose eminent services and distinguish-
ed taletis are admitted by every honest man in this widely ex-
tended country, should not be forgotten by Whigs, whenever
or wtierever they assemble. I call upon you, therefore, Mr.
Chairman and fellow-citizens, to drink to him in connexion with
the great Western statesman whom we all delight to honor. I
AND HENRY CLAY-The greatest among the great, and both
eminently entitled to the highest honors which a free People
can confer. [Nine cheers.]
In Chancery, December Term, 1837.-Montgomery
County Court, sitting as a Court of Equity.
Horace Willson, -
Baker Nicholson, James Nicholson, Elizabeth Nicholson, Pris-
cilla Nicholson,' and George Nicholson.
T HE bill states that Ann Nicholson was indebted to the
compiainant, Horace Wilson, on a single bill, in the sum,
of five dollars, dated the fourth day of June, eighteen hundred
and thirty-three, to be paid on the fourteenth day of June,
eighteen hundred and thirty-three; that no part of the said
money or interest has been paid as yet; that Ann Nicholson
died seized of considerable real estate, lying and being in
Montgomery county, and did not leave sufficient personal pro-
perty to pay her debts. That Ann Nicholson, at the time of her
death, left the following heirs at law, to wit: Baker Nicholson,
residing in Montgomery county ; James Nicholson, Elizabeth
Nicholson, Priscilla Nicholson, and George Nicholson, are non-
residents. The object of the bill is to obtain a decree against

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laying it on the table, without calling for the yeas and
nays. If it was not withdrawn, he should require the
yeas and nays on the question.
Mr. PATTON said, one principal reason which induc-
ed him to make the motion was, that the discussion on the
resolution on yesterday was such as (to say the least) was
calculated to do no good. He must, therefore, persist in his
Mr. MERCER then demanded the yeas and nays, and
they were ordered to be taken.
The vote resulted as follows: Yeas 126, nays 64.
So the resolution was ordered to lie on the table.
The SPEAKER then called upon the committees, in
order, for reports, when the following were presented:
By Mr. TALIAFERRO: A bill for the relief of the
legal representatives of Edward Meade.
By Mr. CHAMBERS: A report against the petition
of Hayden & Atwell.
By Mr. TOUCEY: A bill for the relief of Ward &
By Mr. GARLAND: A bill requiring the holding of
semi-annual terms for the Circuit Court of the United
States for the District of Maryland.
By Mr. HARLAN: A report against the petition of
Jas. Caller's heirs.
By Mr. MAY: A report against the petition of Thos.
J. Lowry.
By Mr. HARLAN: A bill for the relief of the settlers
on Salt Lick reservation.
By Mr. LEADBETTER: A bill for the relief of Na-
thaniel Plumb and Ashbel Mason.
By Mr. HAYNES: A bill to provide for the support of
the Military Academy at West Point.
By Mr. MUHLENBERG: A report against the peti-
tion of Capt. Win. Johnson.
By Mr. HARPER: A bill for the relief of Robert Bea-
dle's heirs.
By Mr. A. H. SHEPPERD: A report against the pe-
titions of Luke Cannon, Samuel Hern, Henry Northrup,
and John Shell.
By Mr. SMITH: A bill to secure the payment of cer-
tain commissions on duty bonds to Collectors of Customs,


trees, a very good two story frame house, lately finished, a barn,
a stable for six horses, a very good pump, a log house; also, a
vineyard, the vines are young. The above property is on-
closed with fence, and inside a row of green-brier bushes.
A carpenter, bricklayer, or any person who would undertake
a building, will find a good chance. The subscriber would ex-
change it for work done fbr him on vacant lots ; in case it should
be sold for money, the terms of payment will be very liberal.
A part of the money required. Title perfectly good. Inquire
jan 18-eo3m Upholsterer, Penn. avenue.
1 OST.-A cancelled note of $183 61, due January 11
1838; drawn by ine at the order of Mr. W. A. Brad-
ley; and which note was paid. Any person on finding it will
confer a favor on the subscriber by sending it to
jan 18-3t Upholsterer, Penn. avenue.
B OOKS, BOOKS, BOOKS.-Splendid Sale.-On
Friday and Saturday evenings, the 2d and 3d of Februa-
ry next, I shall commence the sale, at my Auction Store, oppo-
site Brown's Hotel, of the most splendid collection of rare ahd
scarce specimens of costly printed London and other foreign
BOOKS ever offered before at public sale, printed from the
year 1469 to 1536. One copy, at least, ought to be in every
respectable library in the United States. Amongst the 4,000 vol-
umes which will be offered are-
Napoleon's grand work on Egypt, 14 volumes atlas folio
plates, and 9 volumes letter press description, is 23 volumes, a
very fine set.
The Musee Francais, 343 line engravings, 4 vola. imperial
folio, half morocco, and which are unquestionably the most mag-
nificent works of art ever published in any country.
Also, Parliamentary Debates, 63 volumes. Do. History of
England, 24 volumes.
Thurloe's State Papers, 6 volumes folio.
Boydell's splendid Shakspeare Gallery, 100 engravings.
Dodsley's Annual Register, 38 volumes.
Gentleman's Magazine, 108 volumes.
Law Reports of Viner, Hobart, Lord Raymond, Burroughs,
Bunbury, Bacon, &c. &c.
Splendid Books of Engravings.
Rushworth's Historical Collection.
Rapin's History of England, withTindal's continuation.
State Trials. Universal History, ancient and modern, 65 vols.
Journal of the Lords and Commons, 155 vols. folio, a fine set.
Major's splendid Cabinet Gallery of Pictures, 73 engravings.
Boydell's Shakspeare, 100 plates, folio.
R. Walpole and Noble Authors, 5 volumes morocco.
Theatrum European, 20 vols. folio, with many thousand en-
gravings. Humboldt's Plants, 64 fine colored engravings.
With a large collection of the old folio Law Reports.
-Catalogues will be ready, and may be had at the nlace of


The receipts into the Treasury of MASSACHUSETTS last
year amounted to 464,022 dollars, of which all but 28,904
dollars was from the auction and bank tax. Expenditures
510,450 dollars.


On Friday last, near the village of Bladehsburg, Maryland,
about 1 o'clock, a white man, a laborer in the employment of a



The details of the Senate proceedings are unavoidably
deferred. The day was, however, chiefly consumed in a
debate, which arose on the following resolution, offered by
.Resolved, That the Secretary of the Treasury be re-
quested to obtain information, and lay the same before the
Senate, with as little delay as possible, respecting any pay-
ments of-pensions, by the late pension agent of Boston, or
of fishing bounties, recently made by the collector at Bos-
ton, in bills of the Commonwealth Bank of that city; and
the whole amount of such payments; and that he further
inform the Senate by what authority or direction payment
of such pensions and bounties has been made in such bills;
and that he further inform the Senate whether any, and, if
any, how much, of the public money of the United States
is in deposit at said bank ; and, if any of such money be
therein deposited, at what time or times such deposited
were made.
The resolution was, in the end, adopted, with an addi-
tion, bioved originally by Mr. NILES, of Connecticut, in
the following form :
"And that lie further report to the Senate, whether the
late Bank of the United States has yet paid, or accounted
with the Government, the sum of one hundred and sixty
thousand dollars, fraudulently detained, on the pretence of
a claim of damages for the non-payment of the draft drawn
on the French Government, and also to report what loss
the United States have sustained by depositing the public
revenues in banks, or by receiving the, notes of banks
which have failed, or their bills become depreciated."
The word ".fraudulently" in the resolution, was, on the
remonstrance of Mr. BAYARD, and several other Senators,
changed by the mover to unjustly, which latter word was
then stricken out by the Senate. The amendment was
then agreed to, with the following further addition, made
at the request of Mr. WEBSTER :
"And that the Secretary report on the first branch of
this resolution first, and on both as soon as practicable."
After this subject was disposed of, the Senate took up
the bill providing for the maintenance of our neutral obli-
gations on the inland frontier, which bill was amended as
moved by Mr. BUCqANAN yesterday, and was then ordered
to third reading.

The SPEAKER laid before the House several Execu-
tive communications, which he had not been able to present
yesterday, viz.
The SPEAKER laid before the House a letter from
the Secretary of the Navy, transmitting information called
for by the House on the 11th instant, relative to postage
paid on letters to and from the Navy Department. Also,
A letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmit-
ting information called for by the House at the extra ses-
sion, in relation to public defaulters. Also,
Letters from the Postmaster General in answer to the
call on the llth inst. in relation to the amount of express
postage paid by the Post Office Department; the amount
of postage on newspapers and pamphlets for six months
ending June 30, 1837; an estimate of the sums necessary
-to be appropriated for the various branches of the service
of the Post Office Department for 1838. Also,
A report from the Commissioner of Patents, prepared
in obedience to the law promoting the progress of science
and useful arts, showing the number of patents issued and
which have expired in 1837, the amount of money receiv-
ed at the Patent Office, &c. Also,
A message from the President of the United States,
transmitting a report from the Director of the Mint, show-
ing the operations of that institution during the year 1837.
Mr. LAWLER, by consent, offered a joint resolution
of the Legislature of the State of Alabama, in relation to
the payment of certain pensions at Tuscaloosa, in the
State of Alabama, which, on his motion, was referred to a
select committee, to consist of three members.
By consent, the Senate bill, making an appropriation for
the removal of the great raft from Red river, was, on mo-
tion of Mr. MERCER, taken up, read twice, and referred to
the Committee of the Whole.
The SPEAKER, by consent, laid before the House the
communication of Mr. CLARK, of New York, asking the
House to excuse him from serving on the Committee of

Mr. HOWARD, by consent, presented the request of
the select committee, upon the case of Mr. Dorsey and the
Bank of the Metropolis, that they be permitted to hold
their sessions during those of the House; which request
was granted.
The following resolution, which was 'offered by Mr.
MERCER yesterday, and under consideration when the
House adjourned, came up in order:
Resolved, That Messrs. GHoLsoN and WISE, members of
this House, between whom warm words have passed in debate,
be required by the Speaker to declare in their places that they
will not prosecute further the quarrel which has arisen this day
,between them."
Mr. PATTON rose and said he had voted on yester-
day against the motion to lay the resolution on the table.
He now thought it-ought to be laid on the table, and he
,made that motion.
Mr. MERCER asked Mr. PATTON to withdraw his
motion, stating, that if he would do so, he (Mr. M.) would
make a motion which would supersede the necessity of

wards him as an individual, while he animadverted upon
the tardiness with which the claims of the People of Mis-
sissippi had been attended to by the House. -
He took the ground that the House were not aware of
the true state of the facts: and laid down three proposi-
tions, namely :
1. That Messrs. CLAIBORNE and GHOLSON never were
constitutionally elected members of the House of Repre-
sentatives in the 25th Congress.
2. If they were elected at all, it was only for the period
anterior to the regular election in November.
3. Himself and his colleague had legally and cofistitu-
tionally been elected, by the people of Mississippi, as mem-
bers of the House in the 25th Congress.
He then said that they found themselves met at the
threshold by the recent decision of the House as to the
election of the sitting members: and this decision he ex-
amined with much minuteness: aird said he should main-
tain five propositions in reference to it :
1. That the adoption, by the House, of the resolution
in favor of Messrs. CLAIBORNE and GHOLSON, was not a
judicial decision, but the expression of an opinion, subject
to reversal.
2. That it was no adjudication of the claims of the
present applicants.
3. That so far as this pretended adjudication went to
annul the act, of Mississippi, it was null and void, the
House having no such power.
4. That that decision was not binding upon the people
of Mississippi, who were not parties to it, and had received
no notice of the same.
5. That that adjudication hatl been given upon a mis-
take of the facts in the case, and that, of course, it was
subject to review.
These points were argued with much earnestness and
eloquence, and he was about making some remarks upon
the general subject when, on request of Mr. PATTON,
he gave way to a motion of adjournment.
And the House adjourned.

dar The petitions presented from Tennessee on Mon-
day last were by Mr. Jos. L. WILLIAMS, and not C. H.
WILLIAMS, as stated.


Present as yesterday.
BENJAMIN P. SMITH, Esq., of Virginia, was admitted an
Attorney and Counsellor of this Court.
No. 16. Daniel F. Strother, plaintiff in error. vs. John B.
C. Lucas. This cause was further argued by Mr. LAW-
LESS for the plaibtiffin error.
Adjourned till to-morrow, 11 o'clock A. M.


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in September, 1811, to the present period, can be obtained
on application to Mr. PHILIP REIGART, the agent of
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Georgetown.-On Friday, (to mo-rrow,) the 19th inst.,
at 12 o'clock M. at the warehouse of Messrs. Davidson &
Dodge, I shall sell, without reserve, 150 barrels Northern Ap-
ples, in lots to suit purchasers.
Terms at sale. T. C. WRIGHT,
jan 18-2t Auctioneer.
FOR RENT-The comfortable and pleasantly situated
house on-Capitol Hill, formerly occupied by -Mrs. John
Coyle. Apply on the premises, jan 18-eo3tif
'EW GOODS.--S. ROBINSON has just opened--
i Black, Blue, and assorted Cloths
do do Cassimeres and Cassinets
Real Whitney and other Blankets
Every species of domestic manufacture
All kinds of Irish and German Linen
Sheetings, Shirtings, and Diapers
lHal Welsh and Patent Flannels
It is useless to particularize. The subscriber has almost every
article of Staple Goods, and many Faricy Dry Goods, which
will be sold for cash, or, otherwise, to punctual customers, at
very reduced prices.
N. B. Artificial Flowers and Satin and other Ribands.
jan 18-3t (Glo.)
OR SALE, Rent, or Exchange for City Pro-
perty, bearing interest, my farm, near the Benning's
bridge, containing 30 acres of land, on which lay 1,500- fruit

*6 Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and


"ELECTIONS."-Under this head the Globe
congratulates itself upon the result of the elec-
tion for Mayor of the .city of Pittsburgh. It
omits to state- that what is artfully represented
as a change consists in the re-election of a
Mayor who has held the station for a number of
years, to the satisfaction of all parties, and
against whom no serious opposition was medi-
tated until on the recent occasion when he
received only eighty-six votes more than his
antagonist, instead of the overwhelming major-
ity of all former years. Even this was brought
about by anxious declarations, at all public
meetings of the friends of the present incum-
bent, that he was a no-party candidate, and
would not be supported on political grounds.
The result as to the Councils shows the ascend-
ant political character to be decidedly anti-Ad-

cer of any legislative body is usually taken to in-
dicate the political complexion of that body;
and, both'branches of the Legislature of Missis,
sippi having chosen Whig presiding-officers, we
had a right to believe that there was a majority
of Whig members in those bodies. In a letter
from Jackson, (the seat of Government of Mis-
sissippi,) published in the Globe of yesterday,
however, it is stated that there is a clear majori-
ty in both Houses opposed to the Whigs, not-
withstanding their having chosen Whig officers.
The writer of the letter adds: We shall elect
" a Senator in a few days of the true grit: either-
SGWIN or TROTTER will be the man."

The Globe of Monday has the following arti-
cle in regard to Treasury notes-:
"In consequence of the slight, and no doubt temporary,
depression of the market price of Treasury notes bearing
low rates of interest, at one or two places to which they
have been sent as remittances from various sections of the
country, by individuals who had purchased them from the
public creditors for that purpose, we understand that the
President has authorized an issue for the payment of
claims, bearing interest at the rate of five per cent., which
has already commenced, and which, we have reason to be-
lieve, will be equal to par at once every where. Those
bearing lower rates of interest are equal to specie for the
payment of duties and lands; the postponement of which,
to a very large amount, under the provisions of the act of
the special session, will begin to expire in the course oftwo
or three weeks, as we are informed."

The Governor of MICHIGAN has issued his
Proclamation, cautioning the citizens of that
State against violating the neutrality of the
,United States.

@:,'An opportunity is afforded to those who
desire to supply themselves with the best history
of their country for the last twenty-five years, to
do so, by the advertisement of the Proprietor of
the complete Sets of NILES'S REGISTER, which
will be found in another column. Now, or ne-
ver, is the time; for, assuredly, after the remain-
ing Sets are disposed of, it will be next to im-
possible to procure a Set of that valuable work
at any price.

The Paris correspondent of the New York
American, under date of 7th December, thus an,
ounces a melancholy event:
American service and society in Paris have sustained
a ieal loss in the death of Mr. BRADFORD, Vice Consul of
the United States. He was indefatigable and highly in-
telligent in the discharge of his functions. His temper,
morals, and manners too, entitle him to perfect esteem. A
cold, caught on Friday, terminated in his dissolution on the
Tuesday following, by inflammation and congestion of the
lungs. I saw him in the middle of the week in full health
and action, buoyant in spirits and confidence of vitality !'{

[t is with profound regret we state,that the officer called
Lt. BROOKE, in the list of the killed, (in Florida,) is Lt.
FRANCIS T. BROOKE, son of the late JOHN T. BROOKE, of
Stafford county, Va. and nephew of Judge BROOKE, of the
Court of Appeals. He graduated at West Point in 1826,
and immediately joined his regiment, since which, with
one brief interval, he has been on duty on the Western
frontier. He possessed the most generous feelings and the
nicest sense of honor. No man stood higher in the Army
as an officer and as a man.-Political Arena.

The Natchez Free Trader contains some further parti-
culars of the loss of the steamboat Black Hawk. The pre-
cise number of the passengers on board at the time of the
explosion cannot be ascertained, as the clerk had not yet made
out a list. There were, however, more than 100, of whom 40
or 50 were women and children. The surviving cabin
passengers are Col. Luckett, Mrs. Luckett, Miss Caroline
Luckett, Miss Luckett, and 3 children, of Virginia;
Miss Dexter, of Delaware; Maj. De Russey, U. S. A.,
W. C. Duffield, of Missouri; E. Manning, of New Or-
leans; Mr. Sandford and Mr. Nichols, of Alexandria, La.;
Mr. Hyde, of Vermont; Mr. Rankin, and two other gen-
tlemen; but it is supposed that there were ten or twelve
more, although Mr. Delisle, of Natchez, was the only ca-
bin passenger known by name to be lost. Two ser-
vants, belonging to Mr. Duffield, were lost:
Deck passengers, 12 or 15 were missing; three died
shortly after the explosion; 1 was drowned attempting to
swim on shore; 12 were scalded severely, and 12 slightly.
It is represented to have been the most complete wreck
ever caused by a steamboat explosion; all the buckets
blown overboard, and the pumps broken. The fire was
extinguished three different times, while she floated 15
miles. Great praise is bestowed upon the female deck pas-
sengers, who labored with desperation in baling the water
out of the hold.-Picayune.

The baggage car of the Pioneer Line on the Columbia
Railroad was discovered to be on fire on Saturday last,
about ten miles this side of Lancaster. Two small mails
and nearly the whole of the baggage were de stroyed.

In the House of Representatives of Massachusetts, a
resolution to consider the expediency of abolishing capital
punishment has been referred to a committee of one from
each county.


FORT GARDNER, DEC. 31, 1837.
SThe 1st brigade, under the command ofCo-
'lonel TAYLOR, reached this, a few hours since,
from Lake Okee-cho-bee, where it encountered
the Indians, and, after a severe and bloody bat-
tle, which lasted several hours, the Indians were
driven in every direction, leaving 10 dead on the
ground, and no doubt they bore off many others
that were killed. Their position was of the
strongest, as we had to pass three-quarters of a
mile up to our knees in mud and water to reach
them in a cypress thicket. Our loss was severe,
as we had 27 killed and 110 wounded. Killed,
Lieutenant Colonel THOMPSON, Captain SWEAR-
INGEN, and Lieutenants BROOK and CENTER, of
the regular Army, and Colonel GENTRY, of the
Missouri volunteers, and many officers wound-
ed, but I hope not dangerously. We captured
some 200 or 300 cattle and 90 or 100 horses from
the Indians the day after the battle."

The following Letter, received in a newspa-
per slip by mail, adds some further particulars


N.iEW YO ', JAN. 16.
The rumors from the seat of war" to-day
are, that Sir FRANCIS HEAD and -ol. McNAuB
have quarrelled; that McNabb has: resigned
that McDoNALD takes his place; that thsreie a pa*
triot force 1,500 strong near-Fort-Malden; andc
that the Navy Islanders are going there in a
steamboat. No action had taken place at Navy
Island. The soldiers were retiring from Chip*
pewa, and the movements were many ,about
there; but what is the intentionqf thdtish
forces, none know this side of the inies. Things
are, therefore, in status quoa The Canadian
fever, however, by no means. As was the Texas
fever in Mississippi, Lorisiana,- Alabama, and
Tennessee, so is the Caiadian feverin Western
New Yoik, Northern Ohio, and Vermont.
I have been looking for some days, with some
interest, for what Gov. KENT, of Maine, has to
say upon the Northeastern Boundary; but the
Locofocos there die hard, and are very unwilling
after all to permit the People to choose their
own Governor. ,
I hear nothing more of the Boston banks.'
The Boston journals pour red bot broadsides
upon the office-holders, whose banki the Com-
monwealth was, and of which the Government
made a pet.
The -despatches recalling Lord X'flL'P
came out in the last packet. Sir Jolw COL-.
BORNE, I suspect, is to take hi place. Sir GEo.
ARTHUR, ho -is to succeed G-overnor HEAD,
will be here, it is probable, in the pasket of the
Some of our banks are- making a movement
to call upon the Philadelphia banks to resumg
specie payments, and in case they do not corl
cur in fixing a day they propose to resume inde-
pendently. They cannot do it. The Philadel.
phia banks are better off, and far more united,
and more popularly managed than ours, which'
quarrel like caged monsters. '
,U. S. Bank stock to-day 120; Treas'ry notes
-per cent. below paper money. Whether these
be the old issue, bearing 2 per cent. or the new,
bearing 5 per cent. interest I'have not been able
to ascertain. There is nothing new in our
money market. The packets sailed thi4 morn-
ing with a good wind.'

ISales Tihs JDay.
auction on Thursday morning, the 18th instant, between 9
and half past 9 o'clock, in front of Lloyd's Hptel, unlePf i
viously disposed of, a small handsome b5ly riding Horse, Sahtj-_
&c. This Horse will be eight years old next Spring; paci
easily, though not fast; trots tolerably well, nd canters uncom-
monly well, and is remarkably sprightly. Until the.sage, he i
may be seen and examined at Putmphrey's Stable, back of
Brown's. E DYER, I !
jan 17-2t t cApUtiqneer.
On Thursday next, the 18th instant, at 11 o'clock A. M
I shall sell, at th-eresid'nce of the Rev. Mr. Hanson, en 10th
street, between l) and E streets, [east side all hia hosielil-d
and kitchen Furniture, consisting, in pat, of excellent in-
grain parlor and chamber Carpets .ad- Rugsi and cane-seat
and other Chairs; Andirons, hovels, Tonga, and Fender;
handsor)e mantel Glass; straw Matting, &e.; an excellent -
eight-day Time Piece; mahogany Tables; step Carpet and
Rods; French-post maple Bedsteads, excellent Beds and Bed-
ding; Bureaus, toilet Glasses, Washstands, Basins, amd
Ewers; Wardrobe, &c. with a good assortment of kitchen
utensils, amongst them an excellent Cooking Stove, (ten-
plate,) with two boilers, large size. Also a lot of Weod in the
yard. Terms at sale. EDW. DYER, ,
jan 16-3t Auctioneer.
RY, dBC.-On this evening, and will be continued oi .Friday
and Saturday evenings, at my Auction Rooms, a very large and
valuable stock of fresh goods, just received from the North, con-
eisting, in part, of, viz.- '
Five silk and fur hats, misses and youth's fur caps .
Swan neck-ties, muffs, seal gloves and caps, velvet do
Ermine capes, fur over-shoes-water.-_roof
Superior 14-4 rose blankets, superior rish linens
Table cloths, superior cloths and cassimeres
Silk, satin, and bombasin stocks
Fancy work and toilet boxes, shaving cases
Fancy soaps, combs, various kinds .
Pen and pocket knives, knives and forks
Brass and plated candlesticks : ,
Brass shovel and tongs, razors, scissors -; -
Flutes, mantel clocks, gold and silver leter'watcheir
Common watches, breastpins, finger rings, &ke. &c
The whole comprising a rich and beautiful assortment, .worthy

MIssIssIPPI.-The choice of presiding ffi- of the action referred to in the above letter:

The following extract from a letter written by
Colonel DAVENPORT, gives fully the particulars
of the battle fought by the troops under the com-
mand of Colonel TAYLOR, against the Indians,
headed by Sam Jones.
Hearing that Sam Jones, with the Micasukies, were not
far off, we left a small command to go on with the work,
and went in pursuit of him; after a journey of about 30
miles, we found him in the Okee Ochlee Lake, on the 25th
instant, in a cypress swamp, fronted by a slough almost im-
passable, but it was necessary to cross it to reach him.
This slough was nearly half a mile wide, and, in going
through it, the men'were frequently up to their waists in
mud. A disposition for battle was soon made, and the
troops marched forward, and when within about 80 to 100
yards of the cypress swamp, the Indians commenced a fu-
rious attack and kept it up for one hour, returning three
times to the attack, but being driven the third time, they
gave way, leaving part of their dead on the field, and much
of their plunder.
Officers and soldiers, in all, killed, 27, and 110 wounded.
The Indians left on the field 8 killed; it may be presumed
they carried off a portion of their dead ; we have but little
doubt that their loss was fully as great as ours in propo r-
tion to the number they had in battle, which was estimated
between 300 and 500; our force was upwards of 600 men.

In the Pennsylvania Convention on Tuesday evening,
while a member was speaking against an amendment re-
stricting certain ordinary expenses of the Legislature, and
adducing cases where such outlays were necessarily con-
tingent and uncontrollable, he observed-" Its stock of fuel
might become exhausted, and its candles go out-" At
this instant all the gas lights were extinguished, as if by
magic. The singular circumstance produced much amuse-
ment.- Nat. Gazette.

At Hazel Grove, Caroline county, Va. on Wednesday,
the 10th instant, by the Rev. Mr. FRIEND, ROOTES B.
THORNTON, M. D., of Westmoreland, to Miss EL-
LEN M. daughter of Col. RICHARD BUCKNER.
At St. Augustine, East Florida, on the 21st December,
by the Rev. Mr. HENDERSON, Captain L. B. WEBSTER,
U. S. Army, to Miss FRANCES M. daughter of the
On Tuesday evening last, at Locust Grove, Prince
George's county, Md. by the Rev. Mr. MCILHEIMER, Mr.
daughter of FIELDER CROSs, Esq.
At Rose Hill, Clark county, Va. on the 11th inst. by
Was hington City, to Miss MARGARET A. daughter o
In this city, on the 13th instant, after a lingering ill-
ness, THOMAS ARBUCKLE, Esq. for many years a
faithful clerk in the Post Office Department. Respected
in life for his many virtues, and supported in death by the
consolations ot that religion which governed his progress
through life, he has left many friends and acquaintances
who, on their own account, will long regret the loss they
have sustained by his decease.


Will be performed Massinger's Play of
Sir Giles Overirach Mr. BOOTH.
To conclude with the laughable Musical Piece of
Or, Ifhy don't she Marry ?
To-morrow the last night of Mr. BIOOTH'S Engagement.
iL ing of the citizens of Washington, 'held pursuant to pub-
lic notice, for the purpose of appointing Managers, and making
other necessary arrangements for a Ball for the benefit of the
Poor of the city of Washington, the following list of Managers
was proposed, and unanimously adopted:
Peter Force R. Keyworth
J. P. Van Ness J. H. Riley
Joseph Gales, jt. J. Conly
R. C. Weightman E. W. Clarke
Thomas Carbery P. Casanove
William A. Bradley R. Patterso ,
John N. Moulder Robert Beal
W. L. Brent James Lawrenson
J. H. Bradley E. G. Emack
P. G. Howle G. W. White "
William H. Gunnell John Boyle
Ignatius Mudd C. F. Condict
H. J. Brent William Hickey
Wm. I. Stone Edward Dyer
W. Warder George Whiting
J. L. Henshaw J. A. Blake
James Hoban S. Burch
H. H. Sylvester William A. Weaver
Noble Young Sullivan
F. A. Dickins Edward Simms
Joseph Smoot J. H. Sherborne
W. Kirkwood N. B. Van Zandt
John France Wiltiam P. Piercy_
Samuel Bacon- L. C. Bootes
TM. Brown McClintock Young
S. Masi W.VH. D1eitz
H. B. Sweeny H. M. Morfit

Wm. M. McCauly John Wells
N. Carusi William Davis
E. Lindsley R. Wright.
P. S. The Managers are requested to meet on Thursday,
(this evening,) at half past 6 o'clock, at Carusi's Saloon; .'
JOHN N. MOULDER, Chairman.
W. KIRKWOOD, Secretary. jan 18
journed meeting of this company will be held this even-
ing at 7 o'clock. H. T. PAIRO,
jan 18 Secretary.
" 1OR RENT OR LEASE, the warehouse on the cor-

the attention of dealers and citizens generally.
SThe sales will be absolute. ALEX. McIN'ItRE
jan,18-3t (Glo) Auctioneei'.
L REVOLVING CASTORS.--Jut received from
Philadelphia, a new and splendid article of Revolving Germal
Silver Castors, 5, 6, and -7 bottles, with rich' cut fluted 'spire
stoppers, heavy. The frames are new patterns, plain and chased,
extra weight, and the most superior polish. Those castors are
warranted to retain their lustre, and are stronger and better
than the richest plated, and cheaper. The above are without
exception one of the best articles ever offered to the notice of
the Public. ALEX. McINTIRE.
jan 18-3t [Globe] Auctioneer.
V' Y A. McIN TIRE.-Sale of Old, Rich, andLSu.
D perior Wines.-On Saturday morning, 20th instant, at
half past 11 o'clock, I shall sell, at my auction rooms, an in-
voice of very fine rich old bottled Wines, superior to any thing
ever offered in this District, of direct importation, consisting of,
in part, as follows, viz.
Superior Old Pale and Biown Sherry
E. J. Pale Sherry, very old
Old Pico Madeira, 8 years old, in bottles; Star 1Madeira do
H. March do Lobo Pale Sherry
S; M. Madeira, very old
Old Blackburn do 1812
Malmsey Madeira, very fine and old
J. D. and M. W. Madeira, very old
Oliviera & Co's Madeira, 1812
Old Murdock Madeira, Lisbon Madeira, Gold Sherry
Old Mess Madeira, C. T. S. Sherry, very old ...
Superior Charante London Dock Brandy
Superior Champ. Brandy
Fine Old Holland Gin, (pure,) Monongahela Whiskey
Members of Congress and citizens of the District, who desire
a truly genuine good article, are invited to the sale of the above.
Samples will be ready by 11 o'clock Saturday morning.
Terms, &e. at sale. ALEX;. McNTIRE,.
jan 18-3t (Glo.&Mad.) Alictioneer,
ANCY STORE.--Ihave just received and opened a
select and rich variety of Fancy Articles at my stre, on
Pennsylvania Avenue, between 9th and 10th streets, whteire I
most respectfully invite the ladies and gentlemen to call.
jan 18-2aw4w B. CHAMBERS.,
I. occur, on the 4th of April ensuing, in the mathematical
department of the Rockville Academy. The trustees will re-
ceive applications from candid sites for the place until the first
day of March, on which day an election to fill the vacancy will
be made. Respectable testimonials of good character and lite-
rary attainments must be produced to the Board, in addition to
which they will require a personal examination on the day of.
election. The mathematical teacher will be principal of the
English department, and conduct it with the aid.of a competent
nn ...nnt A.,nihAd \the fBoard. nFr'hia sprviaehA will rA

ROAD COMPANIES, will, for the present, continue to
leave the depot in Pratt street daily at 7 o'clock A. M. for Phil-
adelphia and the intermediate places.
The Rail road from Wilmington towards Philadelphia being
completed to the Schuylkill, the passengers will be conveyed
on that road to Philadelphia as soon as the Delaware becomes
i'ipractjiable for the steamboat Telegraph, all the arrangements
having been made to that effect. dec 30

lf OUISA RAILROAD.-The transportation ofpassen-
gers on this road commenced regularly on the 22d inst.
'The charges are as follows:
Frederick's Hall Depot to Beaverdam $00 75
Ditto- to Junction 1 50
SDitto to Richmond 2 75
S Ditto to Fredericksbnrg 3 75
A daily train leaves Richmond for Frederick's Hall at 126
P. M. Frederick's Hall for Richmond and Fredericksburg, at
4 A. M.
Stages will be run regularly between Frederick's Hall and
S Charlottesville by Messrs. Boyd & Edmonds & Stockton & Co.
Sin connexion with the train. The stage fare will not exceed
2 75, Passengers preferring so to do will have it in their
power to pay at Richmond and Fredericksburg through to
Distance from Richmond to Frederick's Hall about 46 miles.
Distance from Frederick's Hall to Charlottesville about 44.
This train connects regularly with the mail line to and from
Fredericksburg and Washington City. Passengers leaving
Richmond or Fredericksburg at half past 12 o'clock in the day,
arrive at Charlottesville, (with but little night travelling,) by
-10 o'clock next morning; and, in return, leaving Charlottes-
ville after the arrival of the stages from Staunton, arrive in
R'tITehond or Fredericksburg by half past 8 next morning.
dec 25-tf

S --ind after Monday next, the 11th instant, the cars will
leave the depot in this city for Baltimore at 9 o'clock A. M., in-
stead of 91 A. M., as heretofore.
The object of this alteration is to render certain the arrival of
tlhe train at Baltimore early enough to afford ample time for pas-
sengers gbing; North to take the steamboat, which now departs
daily for Philadelphia, at-half past 12 o'clock.,
S The afternoon train will, as heretofore, leave the depot at a
quarter'after 5 o'clock P. M. sept 8-d6t&wtf
WASHINGTON, DEC. 13, 1837.
A'That merchandise or other commodities received at this
Depot for delivery in this city, or to be forwarded to Baltimore,
of topoints on the line of the road, will, hereafter, be subject
to the following regulations, of which those interested will please
tai e notice:
1st. The freight and charges on all goods consigned to indi-
vidualsitn this city or its vicinity must be paid before their re-
moval from the depot.
"ud. Commodities offered for transportation must be distinctly
S marked, and be accompanied by a list, in duplicate, of the num-
bri and description of packages to be forwarded; the name of
the consignee, and of the party forwarding the same ; otherwise
they cannot be received.
S...The Company will notbe responsible for damage arising from
leakage or breakage; nor will-they be responsible for damage
alleged to have been received by any goods or commodities
transported by them, unless the claim shall be made before the
S removal of the goods from the depot; further, if goods which
*.: shall have been -transported on this road be not received or
a'. tlken away by their consignees or owners on the day of their
Arrival at the depot, the Company will not be responsible for, or
Spay any claims for loss or damage which may be sustained by
such goods ;in other words, if goods as above described, be per-
S" mnitted to remain in or on the cars on the railway, or at the de-
et, one or more nights after their arrival, they will remain so
Sat-the exclusive risk of the owners or consignees.
'-' The hours for receiving and delivering goods will, until fiur-
aer notice, be from 9 A. M. till 4 P. M.
de14I, -Agent.
S' O- 1i~l" NORFOLK.-The stea-
MITCHELL, will leave Washington
Every Thursday, at 12 o'clock A.
M. arriving in Norfolk in due time for the Charleston steam-
boat, Portamouth railroad cars, and the Richmond steamboat.
Returging, will leave Norfolk at 3 o'clock P. M. every Sun-
day. Passage and fare $6. (Globe & Alex. Gaz.)
oct 28-eotf
.- -' 'PISTOLS.-A large and general assortment, of supe-
rior quality, London made, for sale on the most accommodating
-" terms, at the old established Snuff, Tobacco and Fancy Store,
S btwen 11thl and 12th-streets, Penn. Av.
P- IS.So Best old Yellow Leaf James River and Barboursville
COwiong Tobacco, Be.al Principe and Havana Segars. All
S kinds of best European_ and American Snuffs, &c.c. c. for sale
cheap as above. -. jan i
'. ~tEORGE SWEEN Y, Notary Public, Convey-
,x aucer, and General Agent, has opened an office in
Elliot's new block of buildings, on Pennsylvania Avenue, east of
S 4 street, where he is ready to execute any business committed
S o him.
G. S. will undertake the prosecution of claims upon Congress
and the Executive Departments of the Government, and will
be thankful to those who may favor him with orders or coin-
S His well-known experience in all such business as he pro-
po. e- to undertake, renders particular references unnecessary.
d de 4--'t1ww3mh [Globe]
.S Thf e Baltimore Patriot, Philadelphia Enquirer, New York
, Jewrpal of Commerce, Charleston Courier, New Orleans Bul-
letin, Cincinnati Gazette, Louisville Journal, and Mobile Corm-
l a&rciall:Advertiser will please to insert the above six times,
aad send their accounts to the advertiser for payment.
S"TJfi W ORK$S.--Letters of Lucius M. Piso, from Pal-
S*myra, to his friend, lMrcus Curtius, at Rome.
SThe:Christian Professor, addressed, in a series of Counsels

iand Calitions, to the members of Christian churches. By John
Angell Jqmes.
A Ney Tribute to the Memory of J. Brainerd Taylor.
Modern Accomplishment-, or the March of Intellect. By
Miss C. Sinclair.
Modern Society, or the March of Intellect, the conclusion of
Modern Accomplishments. By Miss C. Sinclair.
Sretension. By Sarah Stiokney, author of Poetry of Life.
Zizfzendorff, and other Poems. By Mrs. L. Sigourney.
S A Oood Life, extrpeted from the true plan of a Living Tempt,
S or d~an considered in his'proper relation to the ordinary occu-
pations and pursuits of life. With qn introductory Essay. By
John Brazer.
The.Christian Father at Home, or Manual of Parental In-
<' tthetib. In two parts. 1st. On the Necessity of Salvation.'
S Sd. On theWay of Salvation. By W. C. Brownlee, D.D.
Worth a Millfon. Stories from Real Life. Part 5.
The'Young Wife, or Dutiesof Woman in the Marriage Re-
Slation. By r. Alott.
S Just received and for sale, at No. 5, Varnum's Row, be-
tween 9th and 10th streets, Pennsylvania avenue.
jani I R. FARNHAM.
M. or, the Merchant's, Banker's, and Tradesman's Assistant.
o. Pr sale between 9th and 10th streets, Pennsylvania avenue.
.c ft .8 R. FARNHAM.
ZI LEWIS JOHNSON has just received a case-of these
Superior instruments, which he invites the PTblic to call and
-_J ..... -: jan 5-3t
J- r oAtaining an almanac .eclipses, moveable feaats, &c.
ofcer, of the State, officers of the several counties of the State,
Upitha States officers in Maryland, meetings of the courtS,
*-leotio returns, members of the Legislature, Executive of the
: Untied States, Congress, dates of the State elections, revenue
Sofr Mryland, State Government expenses, newspapers, &c. in
,Maryland, religions in the United States, popular statistics,
heightss of principal mountains, census of the United States for
S lR30--estimated for 1840, population arranged in sections, cen-
sas of Maryland from 1790 to 1820 and '30, &c. The above
Swo*rk may bh had at Stationers' Hall; price only 50 cents.
jan. 5 (Met& Adv) W. FISCHER.

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40 do Pale Lobo, Carera, Oldham, Gold, &c. very su-
40 do Brown, Lobo, Romano; Duff, Gordon's
20 do Pure Grape Juice, Port
2p do Otard, Iupuy & Co's Brandy, very superior
20 do do Pale do do
18 do Champagne Brandy do
15 do Peach do do
10 do Jamaica Spirits do
15 do Irish Whiskey do
20 do Monongahela Whiskey, 18 years old
50 do Sparkling Champagne, Napoleon brand
20 do do de Anchor do
15 do do do Grape do
'10 do do do Harp do
6 do do do Pints, Napoleon do
20 do London Porter, Brown Stout, Scotch Ale, quart and
pint bottles
50 dozen Clarets, Chateau Margeaux, Leoville, Medoc, St.
Julien, Sauterne, White and Red Hermitage
25 dozen Marisshino,Curacoa Liqueurs, Perfect Lave,Cinna-
mon, Rose, Lemon, Aniseed, &c.
20 dozen Hock, Marcobruner, Hockheimer, &c.
12 pipes Madeira Reserved, Star, Burgundy, Murdoc, Black-
burn, Howard March & Co.'s Tinta, Grape Juice, &c.
very superior
4 butts Pale Sherry, Lobo, Carera, Oldham, &c.
4 do Brown d6 do do do
2 do Pure Juice Port
I do Irish Whiskey, very old and fine
6 barrels Monongahela Whiskey, 18 years old
3 pipes Otard, Dupuy & Co.'s Brandy, old and fine
1 do do Pale do do
1 do Charante Brandy do
1 do Champagne do do
2 do Holland Gin, Wesp, Anchor and Orange
2 do Jamaica Spirits
2 do St. Croix do
1 do Peach Brandy
Denijohns loaned, and goods sent free of porterage.
dec 4-dtf

C ASH FOR NEGRUES.-I will give cash and liberal
prices for a number of likely Negroes, under twenty-five
years of age, families included. I can be found at B. O. She-
kell's Tavern, a few doors below Lloyd's Tavern, opposite the
Centre Market. JAMES H. BIRCH,
june 26-tf Washington City.
C'harles County Court, August Term, 1837. -On
the appearance of Zephaniah H. Turner, a petitioner for
the benefit of the insolvent laws of.this State, it is ordered by
the court here that the bond of said Zephaniah H. Turner be
respited until the 3d Monday in March next, and that he give
notice to his creditors that they be and appear before the Judges
of Charlep county court, on the third Monday in March next, to
show cause, if any they have, why the said Zephaniah H. Tur-
ner shall not have the benefit of said laws; provided a copy of
this order be' published in some newspaper in the District of
Columbia, once a week for two months successively previous to
the said third Monday in March next.
dec 21-law2m Clerk.
G UITARS.-Justopened, at Stationers' Hall, a large as-
sortment of patent screw Guitars, of superior tone and
finish, at prices from 10to 45 dollars.
Expected daily, three superior Piano Fortes, from the unri-
valled manufacturers Messrs. J. Chickering & Co. Boston,
which will be sold at their prices. W. FISCHER.
jan 10 (Adv.)
TATE OF MARYLAND, Sc.-On application to
me the subscriber, a Judge of the Orphans' court of Charles
county, by petition, in writing, of Thomas R. Latimer, praying
for the benefit of the act of Assembly for the relief of sundry insol-
vent debtors, passed at November session, 1805, and the sever-
al supplements thereto, a schedule of his property and a list
of his creditors, 6n oath, as far as he can ascertain them, being
annexed to his petition, and the said Thomaq H. Latimer having
satisfied me by competent testimony that h e has resided in the
State of Maryland two years immediately preceding the time
ot.his application; it is'therefore ordered- "by me that the said
Thomas H. Latimer be discharged ; and that he, by causing a
copy of this order to be inserted in some-inewspaper published
in the District of Columbia once a week for two successive
months before thethird Monday of March next, give notice to
his creditors to appear before Charles Cou nty Court on the 3d
Monday of March next, for the purpose -of recommending a
Trustee for their benefit, and show cause, if any they have, why

Winter Arrangement.

,W W

While it avoids the dangers of the Capes, and the fatigues
of 300 miles of staging, it offers to the traveller a route which, for
speed, safety, comfort, and economy, is not equalled.
By this route, passengers who leave Baltimore on Monday
ind Friday, via the Chesapeake Bay Boats and Portsmouth
Railroad, or via Washington city, the Fredericksburg, Rich-
mond, and Petersburg Railroad, to Blakely, will reach Halifax
on the evenings of the next days, viz. Tuesday and Saturday.
From Halifax, they will be immediately conveyed, by post
coaches and railroad, to Wilmington, where they will arrive on
Thursday and Monday mornings, (having slept at South Wash-
ington the preceding nights;) thence, after two hours' delay, to
Charleston, in from 12 to 16 hours; thence, by railroad, to Au-
ExTRA.-Leave Baltimore or Washington city on Wednes-
day, via Fredericksburg, Richmond, and Petersburg railroad to
Blakely. Passengers will arrive at Halifax on Thursday even-
ing, at Wilmington Saturday morning, and leave for Charleston
on Monday.

Leave Charleston every Sunday and Tuesday, at 5 o'clock P.
M., reach Wilmington the following mornings to-breakfast.
Leave Wilmington at 12 o'clock, and by railroad and post
coaches arrive at Halifax on the evenings of the next days, viz.
Tuesday and Thursday; sleep at Halifax, and the next morning
proceed North, via the Petersburg, Richmond, and Fredericks-
burg raiload.
EXTRA.-Leave Wilmington on Friday, arrive at Halifax on
Saturday, and the next morning, via the Portsmouth Railroad
and Bay Boats, or the Petersburg, Richmond, and Fredericks-
burg railroads.
Leave Baltimore or Washington city Monday, Wednesday,
and Friday, and arrive at Halifax Tuesday, Thursday, and Sa-
Arrive at Wilmington Thursday, Saturday, and Monday.
Arrive at Charleston Friday, Tuesday, and Tuesday.
Leave Charleston Sunday and Tuesday.
Leave Wilmington Friday and Saturday.
Arrive at Wilmington Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
Arrive at Halifax Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
The Portsmouth cars run daily; the Petersburg cars on Sun-
day, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
Passengers will observe that, on this route, via the Chesa-
peake Bay Boats and Portsmouth Railroad, only one night's
sleep is lost between New York and Augusta, or, via Peters-
burg, only one night between Richmond and Augusta. 'The
coaches are new, the horses fresh and well trained, the drivers
sober and skilful, the fare and accommodations good. The new,
beautiful, and swift steamboat NORTH CAROLINA, built by Cor-
nelius Vanderbilt, Esq., of New York, for the Company, has
just been added to the line between Wilmington and Charles-
ton. In fine, no expense has been spared to render the line
comfortable and safe.
jan 2-4w (GI >,e)
W INE STORE, Pennsylvania Avenue, third'
door West of 4J street, City of Washington.
-M. L. GITTINGS, has on hand a superior Stock of old
WINES and LIQ UORS, consisting in part as follows:
20 dozen Reserved Madeira, very old and fine

M. MORRISON, two doors west of Brown's Hotel,
Peck's New Gazetteer of Illinois, in three parts, containing
a general view of the State; a general view of each county,
and a particular description of each town, settlement, stream,
prairie, bottom, bluff, etc., alphabetically arranged; by J. M.
Also, a second edition of Peck's New Guide for Emigrants to
the West; containing Sketches of Michigan, Ohio, Indiana,
Illinois, Miss.uri, Arkansas, with the Territory of Wisconsin
and the adjacent parts.
Tales from the German, translated by Nathaniel Green; in
2 vols.
Twice Told Tales, by Nathaniel Hawthorn.
The Youth's Keepsake, for 1838.
The Harcourts, or Stories from Real Life, designed to teach
true Independence and Domestic Economy ; in five parts.
Part 3d: Extravagance is the disease, economy is the reme-
The Savings Bank, and other stories; illustrating true Inde-
dependence and Domestic Economy; translated from the French
by a Lady. Part 4: Stories from Real Life.
The Lady's Annual Register and Housewife's Memorandum
Book, for 1838; by Caroline Gilman; with Engravings, by
Devereux. dec 16
one volume, price fifty cents, is just received. For sale
y F. TAYLOR. nov 29-
ply of
Buckland's Geology and Mineralogy, 2 vols. new
Lyell's Principles of Geology, 2 vols.
De la Beche's Geological Manual
Comstock's Mineralogy
Do Geology,
Is received and for sale at low prices, at GARRET ANDER-
SON'S Book, Stationery, and Fancy Store, Pennsylvania
Avenue, between llth and 12th streets. jan 8
2000 FOSTER'S COPY BOOKS.-Just re-
2 c i ceived from Boston, Foster's Elementary Copy
Books, designed to render the acquisition of penmanship simple
and progressive; to save teachers the trouble offsetting copies,
and to furnish schools and families with a practical system by
which the art may be taught with facility and correctness.
Also, Bascom's Guide to Chirography, in a series of writing
books ; ruled, with the lines about one-seventh of an inch apart;
which style of ruling is adapted to coarse hand, medium hand,
fine hand, capitals, &c.; with engraved copies in each book,
and general directions on the covers ; being an improvementon
the author's system of penmanship and writing book combined.
A considerable deduction will be made to those who buy by the
quantity. For sale between 9th and 10th streets, Pennsylvania
avenue. R. FARNHAM,
dec 8
7nm ~iru e -A nr_ \n W ur -monquw lhn ,, n

Merchant Tailor Pennsylvania avenue, respectfully calls
the attention of his customers and the Public to-his large and
elegant assortment of FALL AND WINTER GOODS; which he
will make up, to order, at the shortest notice, and in the best
and most'fashionable style.
Together with a first-rate stock of fashionable READY MADE
CLOTHING, FANCY ARTICLES, &c., which will make his assort-
ment, in every respect, full and complete.
nov 13-eod2m

TEN, (late ofBaltimore,) having made this city his perma-
nentresidence,and located his dwellingand office directlyopposite
to the Department of State, will undertake, with his accustomed
zeal and diligence,. the settlement of claims generally; and
more particularly claims before Congress, against the United
States, or the several Departments thereof, and before any board
of commissioners that may be raised for the adjustment of spo-
liation or other claims. He has now in charge the entire class
arising out. of French spoliations prior to the year 1800;
with reference to which, inaddition to a mass of documents and
proofs in-his possession, he has access to those in the archives
of the Government.
Claimants and pensioners on the Navy fund, &c. bounty
lands, return duties, &c. &c. and those requiring life insurance,
can have their business promptly attended to by letter, (post
paid,) and thus relieve themselves from an expensive and incon-
venient personalattendance.
Having obtained a commission of Notary Public, he is prepar-
ed to furnish legalized copies of any required public documents
or other papers. He has been so long engaged in the duties of
an agent, that it can only be necessary now to say that economy
and prompt attention shall be extended to all business confided
to his care; and that, to enable him to render his services and
facilities more efficacious, he has become familiar with all the
forms of office. lb 26-ly
"B OR RENT.-The dwelling-house and grounds of the
J. late Lewis G. Davidson, Esq. situated on the extreme
right of the heights of Georgetown, D. C. and comprising every
advantage most desirable in a private residence. The house is
substantially built of brick, and is of two stories, and spacious,
neatly furnished with garrets, having four large rooms on each
floor, with wing for kitchen, servants' rooms, pantry, &c. Sta-
bles, carriage-house, cow-house, ard gardener's house, and
other offices, all of brick, are attached. The lot covers an ex-
tent of twenty acres and more, which is now under flue culti-
vation as garden, orchards, grass lots, woodland, &c. The pros-
pect from this residence, south, is perhaps more extensive than
that of any other part of the heights, while it embraces a very
beautiful northern view, of which all the others are deprived.
For terms, apply to R. R. CRAWFORD, on the premises.
june 10-dtf
A TEACHER WANTED to take charge of the Mont
ocacy school, near the mouth of the river Monocacy,
Montgomery county, Maryland. A single man, who is quali-
fied to teach all the useful branches of an English education,
and who can come well recommended for sobriety and atten-
tion, will meet with immediate employment and liberal compen-
sation. The situation is healthy, and the neighborhood is con-
sidered a good one. Letters addressed to Joseph J. W. Jones,
William Trundle, Warren King, or to Benjamin White, pos-
paid, will be immediately attended to. Letters addressed to
Poolesville Montgomery county, Maryland. nov 21w4w
R ECOLLECTIONS of a Southern Matron,by Mrs.
Gilman, of Charleston, S. C.
A Love Token for Children, by Mrs. Sedgwick, with a great
variety of JUVENILE BOOKS, just received from the North,
and for sale at the lowest prices, between 9th and 10th street's,
Pennsylvania avenue. R. FARNHAM.
OHIO GAZETTEER, with a map-Just published
and this day received, for sale by F. TAYLOR.
Also, Wetmore's New Gazetteer of Missouri, with a large
map, 1837.
Sherwood's New Gazetteer of Georgia, with a large map,
1837. -
Peck's New Gazetteer of Illinois, 1837. Illinois in 1837,
with a map.
Gordon s New Gazetteer of the State of New York, 1 octavo,
Martin's Gazetteer of Virginia and the District of Columbia,
1 octavo volume.
Large Map of Florida, takenTrom the documents in the Land
Office at Tallahassee.
Large Maps of Mississippi and Alabama, just engraved from
the United States Surveys in the General Land Office, Wash-
ington City.
Visit to Texas, 1 volume.
Large New Maps of Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, &c. ex-
hibiting the sections.
Davenport's New Gazetteer, 471 closely printed large octa-
vo pages, handsomely bound,with many engravings, price 1 50.
New Geographical Dictionary, containing 304 closely printed
pages, price 87 cents.
And very many other works of the same class of literature,
at the lowest price in every case. jan 3
Charles County, set.
ON application to me,. the subscriber, Chief Judge of the
Orphans' Court of Charles county, (in the recess of
Charles County Court,) by the petition, in writing, of Dennis
Nalley, of said county, praying for the benefit of the Act of
Assembly for the relief of insolvent debtors, and the supple-
ments thereto, a schedule of his property and a list of his cre-
ditors, on oath, being annexed to his petition, and being satis-
fied that he has resided in the State of Maryland two years
immediately previous to his application, and having also stated
that he is unable to pay his debts, and that he is now confined
in jail for the same, do hereby order and adjudge that the said
Dennis Nalley be discharged from custody, and that he' give
notice published in some newspaper once a week for two
months successively, in the District of Columbia, to his credit-
ors, to appear before Charles County Court on the third Mon-
day in March next, for the purpose of recommending a trustee
for their benefit, and to show cause, if any they have, why the
said Dennis Nalley shall not have the benefit of said acts as
prayed. Given under my hand, this 9th day of December,
True copy. Test: JOHN BARNES,
dec 12-w2m Clerk of Charles County Court.
CHER has just received an assortment of Vilson's su-
:perior Manifold Letter Writers, from five to ten dollars, enve-
loped covers, steel mounted, with lock and key.
dec 25

From the Hon. Charles Fisher late member of Congress,
Salisbury district.
SALISBURY, FEB. 23. 1837.
a Several years ago I was very much afflicted with diseased
stomach and bowels; nothing I could eat appeared to agree with
me, and I was obliged to be very careful in my diet. A jour-
ney to the Southwest afforded me considerable relief, and, as I
supposed, had cured me ; but, when I left off travelling, the
disease returned again, and I was obliged to take medicine
constantly, among other things very often calomel; this con-
tinued to be my state until about twelve months ago, when, on
the recommendation of Major John Beard, I began to try Beck-
with's Antidyspeptic Pills; I soon found relief from them, and
since have taken no other medicine whatever. Whenever I
find my stomach or bowels becoming deranged, I resort to these
pills, and invariably find relief. I have heard a number of
persons speak of the benefits they have received from these
pills, in the most decided terms. I am well acquainted with
Dr. Beckwith; he for a time resided in this place, and was my
family physician. His own testimony with regard to the use of
his Antidyspeptic Pills may be fully relied on.
These Pills may be had at the stores of Dr. W. GUNTON
and S. J. TODD, Washington City; R. STABLER, Alexan-
dria; 0. M. LIN'rHICUM, Georgetown, and of almost every
extensive Druggist throughout the United States.
sept 2-d6m dee 4-d4mn
C ASI FOR NEGROES.-I will give the highest
cash price for likely NEGROES from 10 to 25 years of
age. Myself or agent can at all times be found at the estab-
lishment formerly owned by Armfiela, Franklin & Co. at the
west end of Duke street, Alexandria.
FIFTY DOLLAR REWARD.- Eloped from my
residence ELOIZA, a young negress of ordinary stature
and size, but strongly made, about 22 years old, color of a chest-
nut or brown, long thick woolly hair, which is commonly neat-
ly combed, parted before, and tucked with combs. Her cloth-
ing consists of several calico frocks, white cotton aprons and
collars, &c. and a black bombasin dress. She has had from
her birth a very singular mark, resembling the dashing on the
skin of coffee grounds or some black substance. This mark,
to the best of my recollection, commences on the neck or collar
bone, and covers part of her breasts, body, and limbs, and when
her neck and arms are uncovered is very perceptible. I un-
derstand that she calls herself Louisa, and has been frequently
seen east and south of the Capitol square, and harbored by ill-
disposed persons of every complexion for her services, where
by diligent search she may be found, unless she has hired her-
self elsewhere as a cook or house servant. I will give the
above reward if caught in the District of Columbia and deliver-
ed to me, or if out of the District I will give an additional sum
often dollars fdr every ten miles beyond the District line in any
direction, provided the distance does not exceed fifty miles, and
if beyond that distance one hundred dollars, and secured so
that I get her again, in case it should not be convenient to de-
liver her as aforesaid. WM. ROBINSON,
oct 2-dtf Georgetown.

W HIG ALMANAC.-The Whig Almanac and Politi-
cal Register. for 1838, containing full tables of the votes
r- -- *l. n.. to...-nt.,..o hrarnnotipn pnrnnnrpl with

Attorneys and Counsellors at Law, and Solicitors in
Postage tobe paid on business letters, oct 17-d&cly
For the most part, those who are already dyspeptic, or by
their habits and pursuits in a fair way to become so, are com-
monly not much in doubt of the fact, and sufficiently disposed to
employ a remedy entitled to their confidence. The object of
this advertisement is, to offer to those who may require a medi-
cine of this kind, such weight of testimony as will satisfy any
reasonable-mind that, under all circumstances, these pills may
be tried with safety, at least. -It is presumed such evidence
as the following would be thought sufficient to establish much
more important matters:
From the Rt. Rev. Levi S. Ives, D. D. Bishop of North
"RALEIGH, MARCH 2, 1835.
Having for the last three years been intimately acquainted
with Dr. John Beckwith, of this city, and enjoyed his profes-
sional services, 1 take pleasure in stating that his character as
a Christian gentleman and experienced physician, entitles his
testimony, in regard to the use of his Antidyspeptic Pills, to the
entire confidence of the Public. My experience of the good ef-
fects of these Pills, for two years past, satisfies me of their emi-
nent value, particularly in aiding in impaired digestion, and
warding off bilious attacks. Having been for a long time sub-
ject to the annual recurrence of such attacks, I was in the habit
of resorting for security against them, and with very partial
success, to a liberal use ofcalomel or blue pill. But since my
acquaintance with the Antidyspeptic Pill ofDr. Beckwith, which
he prescribed in the first instance himself, I have not been un-
derthe necessity of using mercury in any form, besides being
wholly exempt from bilious attacks. Several members of my
family are experiencing the same beneficial effects.
"L. S. IVES."

From the Rev. F. L. Hawks, D. D.
"NEW YORK, FEB. 3, 1836.
"I have no knowledge, derived from experience, of the effi-
cacy of Dr. Beckwith's Pills; but I know that several of my
personal friends in North Carolina, whom I left some years ago
suffering severely under dyspepsia, were in good health when
I-saw them, on a visit made a few months since, and all ascrib-
ed their recovery to the use of Beckwith's Pills.
I know that the certificates obtained by the Doctor in North
Carolina are from. gentlemen of the highest respectability, and
several of them stated to me verbally that which is contained
in their published certificates. I have the most entire confi-
dence in them.
"I also know Dr. Beckwith, and have known him from my
boyhood; and I cheerfully state, with Bishop Ives, that his
character as a Christian gentleman and experienced physician,
entitles his testimony, in regard to the use of his Antidyspeptic
Pills, to the entire confidence of the Public.'
"F. L. HAWKS."

From Governor Iredell.
"AUGusT 21, 1834.
"Dr. Beckwith's Antidyspeptic Pills have been used in my
family, which is a large one, with the most beneficial effects. A
number of my friends who have been afflicted with dyspepsia
and other disorders of the stomach, have spoken to me in strong
terms of the relief they experienced from this remedy. With-
out the evidence I have received from others, my intimate
knowledge of the professional and private character of Dr.
Beckwith, for the last twenty years, justifies me in declaring
that he would give no assurances of facts of his own experience,
or of professional deductions, of which he was not perfectly
confident, and on which the Public might not safely rely.

From the Hon. George E. Badger, LL. D.
"RALEIGH, Nov. 7, 1834.
"For several years past, Dr. Beckwith's Antidyspeptic Pills
have been used as a domestic medicine in my family. I have
myself frequently used them for the relief of headache, acid,
and otherwise disordered stomach, resulting from imprudence
or excessin diet, and I have had many opportunities of learning
from others their effects, when used by them for like purposes.
My experience and observation justify me in saying that the re-
lief afforded by the Pills is generally speedy, and almost al-
ways certain; that they may be taken at any time without dan-
ger or inconvenience, and that their operation is attended by no
nausea or other disagreeable effects whatever; and though I
have known many persons use them, I have known.none whodid
not approve them; nune who sustainedany injury, and none who
failed to derive benefit from their use. And, upon the whole, I
do not hesitate to recommend them as an agreeable, safe, and
efficacious remedy in dyspeptic affections, and believe them my-.
self to be the best antidyspeptic medicine ever offered to the
Public. "G. E. BADGER."

From the Hon. Richard Hines, late member of Congress
from the Tarboro' district.
HERMITAGE, near Sparta, Edgecombe co. Nov. 10, 1834.
"I was severely afflicted for several years with dyspepsia,
jaundice, and general ill health. I called in the aid of eminent
physicians, and visited most of the mineral springs of celebrity
in the United States, without any material benefit, until my case
was thought to be'hopeless. Beingcompelled in the winter of
1824 to spend some weeks in Raleigh, I consulted Dr. Beck-
with, when he prescribed what is now known as "Beckwith's
Antidyspeptic Pills,' by the use of which I soon became much
better. I continued to take them for some months, until my
health was entirely restored, to which they mainly contributed.
Another member of my family subsequently used them with
like benefit and success.
"Having been many years well acquainted with Dr. Beck-
with, I take pleasure in mentioning him as a gentleman of great
worth and intelligence, and of known and admitted science and
skill in his profession, and in recommending his Antidyspeptic
Pills as a most valuable medicine to those afflicted with the
diseases I have mentioned.

The Mayor, Board of Aldermen, and Board of Common Coun-
cil of the City of Washington, the heir or heirs at law of
Peter Passet, late of said city, deceased, and Paul Kinchey,
Administrator of said Passet.
HE bill in this case states that at a public sale of certain
lots in theo city of Washington, held by the Corporation
of said city on the 3d April, 1826, by virtue of an act of Con-
gress entitled An act to authorize and empower the Corpora-
tion of the city of.Washington, in the District of Columbia, to
drain the low grounds on and near the public reservations, and
to improve and ornament certain parts of such reservations,"
the said Passet, and one William Fadeuilhe, became the pur-
chasers of lot No. 31, in square A, in the said city, at the sum of
$532 871, on certain conditions of sale and improvement.
That they paid one-fifth of the purchase money in hand, and
the said Fadeuilhe shortly afterwards sold and assigned his
right, title, and interest in said lot to the said Passet, who paid
all the instalments of said purchase money, with the interest
thereon, which became due in his lifetime, as they became
due, and died some time in the year leaving the last two
instalments of said purchase money unpaid, and indebted to the
complainantin the sum of $151 25, besides interest, and also
to divers other persons, leaving personal property insufficient to
pay his debts. That said Passet did not leave any known heir,
for devisee, capable of inheriting or taking the said lot or his
interest therein, and that he died intestate, and his heir or heirs
at law, if any such there be, most probably reside in ,
whence the said Passet emigrated. The object.of the bill is t-
obtain a decree for the sale (subject to said conditions of im-
provement) of all the right, title, and interest of said Passet, at
the time of his decease, and of his heir or heirs at law, if any
such there be, to said lot, for the payment of the complainant
and the other creditors of said Passet.
And it appearing to the satisfaction of this Court, the heir or
heirs at law of said Passet, if any such there be, reside without
the jurisdiction of this Court, and most probably in France, it
is thereupon, this 29th day of November, 1837, by this Court
ordered, that notice of the substance and object of said bill be
given to the person or persons who is or are heir or heirs at
law of said Passet, by publishing a copy of this order in the
National Intelligencer once a week for six successive weeks
ensuing, the heir or heirs at law of said Passet to be and ap-
pear in the Clerk's office of this county at the rules therein to
he held on the first Monday of April next, then and there to
answer said bill, otherwise the same will be taken pro confesso
against them : the first publication of this order to appear at
least four months before said day.
By order of the Court:
Test: WM, BRENT, Clerk.
dec 4-law6w

RY, latest edition, is just received for sale by
Also. Loudon's Encyclopaedia of Plants.
Loudon's Encyclopaedia of Gardening.
London's Encyclopedia of Agriculture.
Loudon's Encyclopaedia of Cottage, Farm, and Villa Ar-
And many other valuable English editions.
T ~EXAS, in 1 volume, price 50 cents, describing the soil,
Productions, habits, advantages, &. throughout those parts
most interesting to American settlers, 262 pages.
For sale by F. TAYLOR.
jan 8
L OST, on the llth instant, between the Capitol and Pre-
sident's House, a small Pocket Book with between twen-
ty and thirty dollars, and several notes of hand, valuable to the
owner, and also a silver Fruit Knife in it. It had also written
in it, Mrs. Henrietta Nenner, No. 17 Harrison street, Baltimore.
A suitable reward will be given if left at Mrs. Auld's boarding-
house, Penn. Avenue. jan 12--3t
of the Universe, Curiosities of Nature and Art, Won-
derful and Eccentric Characters of every age and nation, An-
ecdotes, Memoirs, Narratives, &c., in one octavo volume of 440
closely printed pages, handsomely bound, and illustrated with
engravings. Price $1 25. Just received, and for sale by
jan 12 P. TAYLOR.

ILK VELVETS, SILKS, &c.-Just received-
1 case assorted silk velvets for ladies' dresses.
1 case assorted silks, figured and plain
50 nieces ladies' cloak cloths

OR SALE.-A First-rateCarriage and harness, and a
pair of well-rwatched carriage horses. They may be seen
at Smith's Livery stable, who will give any information that
may be desired, and will state the terms of sale.
dec 20-dtf
City of Washington, having resigned the appointment
held by him for several years in the Treasury and War Depart-
ments, has undertaken the agency of claims before Congress,
arid other branches of the Government, including commission-
ers under treaties, and the various public offices i also, the pro-
curing of patents for public lands, prosecuting claims for servi-
ces in the Revolution, and for Navy pensions, and generally
such other business as may require the aid of an agent at Wash-
ington. He will likewise attend to the prosecution of bounty
land claims upon the State of Virginia, and the recovery of
lands in Ohio which have been sold for taxes.
Persons having, or supposing themselves to have claims, will,
on transmitting a statement of the facts, be advised of the pro-
per course of proceeding. His charge will be moderate, de-
pending upon the amount of the claim and the extent of the
He is also agent for the American Life Insurance and Trust
Company, which has a capital of two millions of dollars paid in,
and for the Baltimore Fire Insurance Company.
Mr. F. A. DICKINS is known to most of those who have been
in Congress within the last few years, or )vho have occupied
any public situation at Washington.
His office is on Pennsylvania Avenue, adjoining the buildings
occupied by thle Treasury Department, and opposite to those oc-
cupied by the Post Office Department.
j; All letters must be post paid. july 6-dly
D RY GOODS.-As the season is advanced, we have
come to the determination to dispose of our entire stock
of Goods, at very reduced prices, which consists of-
Silks, Linens, Cloths, Cassimeres, Vestings
Hosiery, Gloves, Merinoes, Blankets
Calicoes, Sheeting, Diapers, Table Cloths
And a good assortment of Carpeting and Curtain Goods.
dec 30-eo3w (Glo.&Mad.)
ANNUAL.-Gems of Beauty, displayed in a series
of 12-highly finished engravings of The Passions, from designs
by E. T. Parris, Esq. executed under the superintendence of
Mr. Charles Heath, with fanciful illustrations in verse, by the
COVNTESS OF BLESSINGTON. One splendid volume, imperial
quarto, superbly bound in rich figured silk, and gilt Turkey
morocco, in a variety of styles. The exquisite taste of the fair
editress is conspicuous in the perfection of this beautiful annual;
the illustrations, which include a wider range of subjects than
those of last year, have never been equalled for high finish and
delicacy of execution, and the general style of binding,, and
"getting up," is such as to give it a decided superiority over
every other publication of the season.
THE AUTHORS OF ENGLAND, a series of Medallion
Portraits of modern literary characters, engraved from the
works of British artists, by Achille Collas, with illustrative no-
tices by Henry F. Chorley-one splendid royal quarto volume.
richly bound.
FLORA'S GEMS, or the choicest Treasures of the Parterre,
containing 12 bouquets df flowers, drawn and colored in the
most finished and delicate style, so as to equal first-rate draw-
ings, with poetical Illustrations, by Miss L. A. Twamley. Im-
perial quarto, richly and appropriatelybound in green and gold.
PEARLS FROM THE EAST, or Beauties of Lalla Rookh,
designed by Fanny Corbaux, drawn on stone by Louisa Cor-
baux, containing 12 splendid illustrations, on tinted paper, or
may be had superbly colored under the artist's inspection. Im-
perial quarto.
FLOWERS OF LOVELINESS-Twelve groups of female
figures, emblematic of Flowers, forming an assemblage of fe-
male beauty, designed by various artists, with poetical illustra-
tions, by L. E. L. Imperial quarto, handsomely bound in
THE BOOK OF GEMS, 1838. The Poets and Artists' of
Great Britain, edited by S. C. Hall. Third volume, completing
the work, and containing specimens and memoirs of the modern
Poets of Great Britain, and 43 exquisite Illustrations. I vol 8vo.
The same work for 1837 and 1836, altogether probably one of
the most attractive books in existence.
Also, over twenty Souvenirs, of various kinds not enumerated
above, English Bibles of all sizes, superb Prayer Books, Draw-
ing Books, and Albums, in great variety. Books of Engravings
of many different kinds; Gold Pencil Cases, Portfolios in splen-
did binding, Ladies' writing desks, Ladies' work Boxes, Bronze
Inkstands. Motto Seals, Gentlemen's Dressing Cases, Colored
Toy Books.
Books for young People, Juvenile Souvenirs, &c. &c. with
many other articles suitable for the present season, in the great-
est variety and all at the lowest prices, for sale by
At the Waverly Circulating Library, immediately east of
Gadsby's Hotel. jan 1
Circuit Court of the District of Columbia for the
County of Washington.-In Chancery.
Auguste R. Theriot,

Parley's Universal History, on the basis of Geography, for
the use of families ; illustrated'by maps and engravings, 2 vols.
square l6mo. -royal.
This work is an attempt to present ap outline of Universal
History in a form so attractive and agreeable as to accomplish
the desirable object of imprinting on the minds of youth, in
bright and unfading colors, a clear outline of the story of man-
kind. The author has endeavored to avoid bewildering diffuse-
ness on the one hand, and repulsive chronological Lrrevity on
the other, and to present, in a small compass, a continuous talc'
of the great human family--one that may be both comprehen-
sible and entertaining to the young reader. The work is print-
ed and bound in a superior manner. Jpst published and for
sale between 9th and 10th streets, Pennsylvania Avenue.
nov 10- R. FARNHAM.
G OLD PENCIL CASES.-A large assortment of
Gold and Silver Everpoint Pencil Cases, Addison & Co's.
improved manufacture, just received and for sale at very low
Book, Stationery, and Fancy Store, between 11th & 1tth
streets, Pennsylvania Avenue. jan 8-3t
O RDERED, That the sales of the real estate.of Samuel
Childs, deceased, made and reported by John D. Bow-
ling, the trustee, be ratified and confirmed, unless cause to the
contrary be shown before the first day of March, 1838 : Pro-
vided, That a copy of this order be published in some newspa-
per at least once in each of three successive weeks before the
29th day of January, 1838.
The report states the amount of said sales to be $4,881.
True copy-test: RAMSAY WATERS.
jan 2-law3w Reg. Cur. Can,
4HE TOKEN FOR 1838, beautifully embellished
and enlarged to the size of Jennings's Landscape Annual,
and bound in a superior manner in goat-skin morocco; and, as
it regards mechanical execution, and its literary merits, far sur-
passes any of its predecessors. For sale between 9th and 10th
streets, Pennsylvania aveirue. R. FARNHAM.
N OTICE.-By virtue of an order from the Orphans'
Court of Charles county, Maryland, I hereby give notice
that I have obtained from said Court letters of administration on
the personal estate of Ann Maria Murdock. All persons hav-
Sing claims against the said Ann Maria Murdock are hereby no-
tified to exhibit the same to the subscriber, on orbefore the 1st
of July next, or they may be excluded from all benefit of said
estate. PETER W. RAIN,
jan 3-w6w Administrator of Ann Maria'Murdock.

T IIS IS TO GIVE NOTICE that the subhciibtr
hath obtained from the Orphans' Court of Washington
county, in the District of Columbia, letters ofadministfation on
the personal estate of William R. Maddox, late of Washington
county, deceased. All persons having claims against the said de-,
ceased are hereby warned to exhibit the same, with the vouch-
ers thereof, to the subscriber, on or before the 3d day of January
next; they may otherwise by law be excluded from all be-
nefit of said estate. And all persons indebted to said estate
are hereby requested to make immediate payment.
Given under my hand this 3d day of January, eighteen hun-
dred and thirty-eight.

Sian 4-w3w

SAd nistrJatrIx.

T AN D FOR SALE--The subscriber will sell at pri-
rvate sale all or any portion of the real estate of the late
Thomas Cramphin, remaining unsold at this time, consisting of
several farms in Montgomery county, Maryland,-distant. only
ten or eleven miles from Washipgton City or Georgetown.
Anydescription of this property is deemed unnecessary, as
it is presumed that those wishing to purchase woult examine
for themselves, and they are referred for anfurthcr informa-
tion on the subject, to Charles B. Calvert, National Hotel,
Washington City. GEORGE CALVERT, -
sept 19-2awtf t Trustee..
C"ARD CASES.-TW. FISCHER has opened a very large
assortment of the handsomest Catd and Needle Cases, of
silver, pearl, ivory, and tortoise-shell, that has ever been offer-
ed for sale in the city.
Yl RON'S WORKS.-The works of Lord Byron, in-
.13 clouding the suppressed poems. Also,-a Sketch -ofhis
Life, by J. W. Lake, complete- in 1 vol. handsomely printed
and bound.
Cowper's and Thompson's Works.--The works of
Thompson and Cowper, including many letters and poems ne-
ver before published in this country, with a new interesting
memoir of the Life of Thopson, complete in-ne volume.
The poetical works off Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, -and
Collins, complete in I volume.
The poetical works of Rogers, Campbell, I. Montgomery,
Lamb, and Kirk White, complete in 1 volume.
The works of Lawrence Sterne, with the Life ofthe Author,
written by himself, in 1 volume.


JANUARY 4, 183>-t'
ROPOSALS, sealed and endorsed, will be received at
this office until three o'clock P. M. on the third day of
February next, for the following Yellow Pine and White Oak
timber, deliverable at the Navy Yard, Gosport, Va.
No. 1. One set of yellow pine beams;for a frigate of the
first class.
No. 2. Two sets of yellow pine beams, for sloops of war,
first class.
No. 3. Twenty thousand cubic feet of yellow pine plank
No. 4. Twenty thousand cubic feet of yellow pine plank
No. 5. Twenty thousand cubic feet do., do. do.
No. 6. Twenty thousand cubic feet do. do. do.
No. 7. Twenty thousand cubic feet do. (1do. do.
No. 8. Twenty thousand cubic feet white oak plank stocks.
The beam pieces and one half of the plank stocks to be de-
livered on or before the 30th April, 1839, and the other half:of
the plank stocks on or before the 30th April, 1840.
Persons offering will make their offers separately for the
quantities and kind of timber embraced in any of the above
numbers, and they will be considered and decided independ-
ently of each other. -
Schedules of the beam pieces will be furnished on applica-
tion to the Commissioners of the Navy, or-to the Commandant
of the Navy Yard, Gosport, Virginia.
The yellow pine beam pieces and plank l..i'l, mmt be the
best quality long leaf, fine grain, heart, Southern yi .,low 'lin'
timber. The white oak plank stocks must be of the besrt
quality, and must have grown on lands situated' near to salt
water, or within the influence of the sea air; and the white oan
and yellow pine plarJ stocks must have been girdled or felled
between the twentieth day of October and the twentieth day
of March next.preceding the deliveries ; all of which must
be proved to the. satisfaction of the commanding officer of the
said Navy Yard, Gosport, Virginia.
All the said timber must be free from sap, heart shakes,
wind shakes, and all other defects.
The plank stocks must average forty-five feet in length, and
none of them must be less than thirty-five feet long; the white
oak plank stocks must square not less than fourteen inches at
the but, and may square one-fourth less at the top ; the yellow
pine plank stocks must square not less than fourteen, nor more
than sixteen, inches at the but, and may square one-fifth less
at the top.
Ten per centum will be withheld from the amount of each
delivery made, as collateral security, in addition to the bonds
given, to secure the performance of the respective contracts,
which will in no event be paid until the contracts are complied
with in all respects.
Ninety per centum will be paid within thirty days after the
bills for the timber shall be approved and presented to the
Navy Agent.
All of the said' timber must be subject to inspection and ,
measurement by the inspector and mepsurer of timber at the
said Navy Yard, Gosport, or by such other person or persons
as may be designated by the Commissioners of the Navy for
the performance of that duty; and in all cases the timber must
be in all respects to the acceptance and satisfaction of the com-
manding officer of the said Navy Yard, and approved by him.
jan 6-d
J:To be published in the National Intelligencer, Globe,
Army and Navy Chronile, Baltimore Republican, Norfolk
Herald, Norfolk Beaconn Raleigh Star, and Newbern Sentinel.
CINE.-The transcendent merits of this preparation, its
sanative powers and unparalleled efficacy in the cure of Rheu-
matism, &c. have voluntarily drawn forth the plaudits of thon-
sands, who by its use have been restored from pain and torture,
stiffness and decrepitude, to ease, strength, activity, and vigbr-
ous health.
For sale by WM. GUNTON, only agent for the District.
jan 6-eol9t
Charles County Court, August Term, 1837.
O RDERED by the Court, that the creditors of Charles 'er-
rall, a petitioner for the benefit of the insolvent laws of
the State of Maryland, 1e and appear before the Judges of
Charles County Court on the third Monday of Marc'h next, to
appoint a Trustee for their benefit, and show cause, if any lhey
have, why the said Charles Ferrall shall not have the benefit
of said acts. Provided a copy of this order be inserted in some
-newspaper published in the District of Columbia, once a week
for two months before said third Monday of March next.
True copy-Test: JOHN BARNES,
jan 6-w2m Clerk of Charles county Court.


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subscribing for a year, who do not, either at the time of
ring the paper, or subsequently, give notice of their wish
Lye the paper discontinued it the expiration oftheir year,
ha presumed is desiring its continuance until counter-
ded, and it will be continued accordingly, at the option
te Editors.

)R SALE-Bank of Metropolis Stock,
Patriotic Bank do
Corporation Six per cent. do.
WANTED, Illinois and Arkansas Land Patents.
Inquite of
r 16-3t JOHN F. WEBB, Broker.
FOR RENT, the two-story Brick House in the
vicinity of the City Hall, now in the occupancy of
Mr. John H. Noyes. The house is new and lately
handsomely papered, has a carriage-house and stable at-
d, and a neat yard with paved walks-rent $150. Pos-
3n given immediately. Apply to
tr 16-eo6t City H.al.
LK HOSIEJRY'-We have this day opened our fresh
imp ortatio, of Hosiery.
50 blue-black English silk Hose
50jet do do 4 do
c o white silk do
50 black raw silk do
50 black English I Hose
50 gentlemen's black raw silk do.
40 dozen gentlemen's best kid Gloves
40 do do silk do
100 do ladies' superfine kid do
1 case very rich figured Silks.
ar 14-3taw3w BRADLEY & CATLETT.
SThis compend of maps of the various countries on the
be is the most accurate, well finished, and newest work of
kind published. It embraces a distinct map of every known
ibitable portion of the world,handsomely done up in a cenven-
qiarto form, containing a diagram ofthe heights of mountains,
,ths of rivers, various profiles of canals, discoveries by Co-
bus, with all the improvements down to November, 1836 ;
a of Palestine and the adjacent countries, Philadelphia,
v York, and Washington cities. All are full colored.
manner'ss large map of the United States, with great additions
he latter part of the year 1836. They can be had either up-
rollers or folded in portable book form. Also,
banner's Atlas of the United States, in the same style as the
iversal Atlas.
Orders left at Mrs. Orme's, between 7th and 8th streets, Lou-
ina Avenue, or through the City Post Office, will receive im-
diate attention. J. ROBERTSON,
mar 15--eo3t Agent.
TOTICE.-W. FISCHER having been appointed the
iI sole agent, in this city, for receiving subscriptions to, and
e delivery of, the London Quarterly, Foreign, Edinburgh, and
restminster Reviews, the Metropolitan, Blackwood's Maga-
an, and Cabinet Miscellany, respectfully requests subscribers
call as early as practicable at his store, and leave their ad-
ress, in order to enable him to deliver the Numbers as soon as
mceived, several of .which came to hand this day;
mar 15 (Reformer)
AILROAD MANUAL, or A Brief Exposition of
t Principles and Deductions applicable in Tracing the Route
? a Railroad, by S. H. Long, in 2 parts, one of which is just
published, and received for sale by
mar 15 Penn. Avenue, between llth and 12th sts.
et.jarge 4to vol. containing 62 of the largest sized En-
ravings, sp Y.iidly colored, with accompanying descriptions.
Single copy of elhe boabo-o --as published
i London some years since at 12 guineas, is just receivet-ator
ale by F. TAYLOR. Price $17. mar 15
iOR RENT, on reasonable terms, and possession given
immediately, a ROPE WALK, with all its appurtenances,
situated on the heights of Georgetown, D. C. For terms, ap-
)ly to J. I. STULL, Esq. Cashier Farmers' and Mechanics'
lank, Georgetown. / mar 11-tf
Keep the feet dry, the head cool, and bid defiance to the
hysieian.-Doct. Boerhaave.
The subscriber need not expatiate on the above pasage, which
taken from the works of the celebrated physician whose name
7 prefixed ; he is aware that an enlightened public will digest
.nd bear its import in mind, and thus give to it its due appreci-
The Journal of Health, published in Philadelphia in 1827, by
.n assoeiationlf medical gentlemen, in giving a list of all the
melancholy diseases that arise from wet feet, numbering thirty-
ine, says "the fail and lovely of the land are cut down in the
loom and blossom of life, from diseases arising from wet feet,
-wing in a great measure to the pride of youth, and the heed-
ssness of old age, thus depriving society of some of the bright-
:st orbs and greatest ornaments, and when such diseases have
ken place, the house is on fire, and danger is not far pff."-'
ol. 1, No. 6.
The following is taken from the Medical Advocate. "What
causes the doctors to ride in their coaches Cold and wet feet.
f, then, you would wish to dispense with their services, keep
our feet dry." "An ounce of preventative is worth a pound of
Health, thepoor man's riches, the rich man's bliss."
Doctor Franklin.
The subscriber most respectfully informs the reader that he
as superseded, by his late discovery, the alarming consequen-
-es mentioned In the respectable journals above quoted, which
iscovery has been sanctioned by one of the most erudite socie-
ies probably in the world, (the American Institute.) And after
having undergone an ordeal of the severest scrutiny and criti-
ism before the judges of said institution asto the public utility
f his invention, it awarded him the diploma in October, 1835,
nd again in October, 1836, having thus twice borne its testi-
nony to the excellence of his invention. With such testimony,
ie hesitated not in applying to the Government for an exclusive
ight for the said discovery, which right has been granted, ac-
ording to law, for the term of fourteen years from the 10th day
if this month, for this most desirable desideratum. His patented
composition renders all kinds of leather completely impervious
o water, and is a sure preventative against its breaking; and
his latter property is in importance equal to the former.
It will be useful to the. carrier, the boot maker, the carriage
maker, saddle and harness maker, the wall painter, in preserv-
ng his patterns, and lastly to the contractors of the mails, in ren-
Jering the bags in which leters,-pat ages, Too.-ar -rya
-ompletely impervious, which will be a saving of at least 25 per
ent. The patent right is for sale. All communications address-
d to the patentee (post paid) will be attended to.
Railroad Hotel, near the Capitol, Penn. Av.
N. 'N. The diplomas, patent right, certificates and seeci-
mens are now exhibiting as above.
mar 1-dtf ,
The subscriber will sell at private sale all or any portion
fthe real estate left by Thomas Cramphin, deceased, remain
ng unsold at this time, consisting of the late residence of said
Cramphin, and other lands adjoining, together with two or
three very valuable Farms on Rock creek.
Tlie Dwelling-house Farm is situated about eleven miles
rom, Washington, on the Washington and Rockville turnpike
road, and contains 3751 acres of land, a large portion of which
a in wood. The improvements consist of a brick dwelling-
house nearly new, with all the necessary out-buildings.
Thle Rock creek Fuar, situated six miles from Georgetown
immediately on the Georgetown and Rockville turnpike road,
is one of the most valuable and desirable'farms in tie county,
being composed of a large portion of the finest timber and mea-
dow land. The improvements consist of a commodious frame
dwelling-house, and all the necessary out-liouses.
These lands have been recently surveyed, and -laid off into
farms of from 200 to 400 acres ; but should it be found advanta-
geous for the disposal of them, they will be subdivided to suit
purchasers. Any communications addressed to the subscriber,
at Bladensburg, or left at the National Hotel, Washington, will
be promptly attended to. GEORGE CALVERT,
dee 21-dtf Trustee.
SOST.-Out of the Hall of the House of Representatives
o4 n the night of-the 2d instant, by a member of Congress,
a new black cloth Cloak, with the collar and breasts lined with
silk velvet, with a brown silk braid loop attached to the collar.
It is supposed it was taken to a boarding house by some mem-
ber through mistake. Ifit should be found, the finder will con-
fera favor by leaving it at the office of the National Intelligen-
ear. mar 9-2w
"F AW OF PATENTS, by Willard Phillips, including
3 the remedies and legal proceedings in relation to patent
rights, in one volume, is just published, and this day received
for sale by F. TAYLOR.


20, 1837.

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ROPOSALS will be received at Cincinnati, Ohio, until 12
o'clock M. on the 10th day of April next, for furnishing,
for the use of the Chickasaws, one million three hundred thou-
sand Indian rations ; one hundred thousand to be delivered at
Memphis, Tennessee, on or before the 10th day of May, two
hundred thousand at Little Rock, Arkansas, on or before the
20th day of May, and one million at Fort Coffee, on the Arkan-
sas river, on or before the 30th day of May next.
The Indian ration consists of-
1. Ont pound of fresh beef or pork, or three-fourths of a
pound of salt pork.
2. Three-fourths ofa quart of corn or corn meal, or one pound
of wheat flour. e
3. Four quarts ofsalt to every one hundred rations.
The rations, which must be of the first quality, must be de-
livered in good order, at the points indicated, without expense
to the United States, to the agents of the Government, who will
be stationed there for the purpose of inspecting and receiving
the same.
Bids may be made for each delivery, separately, but no bid
for less dt u,-the wholo amount wanted at each place will be
Approved security, in a penalty of double the amount of the
accepted bid or bids, will be required.
The privilege of rejecting all the bids, if deemed too high, is
reserved to the Government.
Payments will be made by drafts on this office, accompanied
by the certificate of the agent receiving the rations, as to the
delivery of the same in accordance with the contract. No ad-
vances will be made.
The proposals must be sealed and endorsed "Proposals to
furnish Chickasaw rations," and directed to Lieut. J. D. SEA-
RIGHT, U. S. A. Cincinnati, Ohio, who, or some other officer of
the Government, will open and declare the bids on the 10th of
April, and close the contracts. C. A. HARRIS,
Commissioner Indian Affairs.
n- To be published daily till the 10th April, in the Republi-
can and Advertiser, Cincinnati, and Hemisphere, Columbus,
Ohio, Gazette, Lexington, Monitor, Maysville, and Advertiser,
Louisville, Kentucky, and the accounts, with one copy of dach
paper, presented to Lieut. Searight for payment.
mar l1-dtlOthAp C. A. H.
GINE MANUFACTORY.-Locomotive and Sta-'
tionary Engines, heavy Iron and Brass Castings, Church Bells,
and Macihinery-of every kind. Gentlemen visiting Washing-
ton are invited to call and see the works. "
mar 4-eoly Alexandria, March 1.
SONRY.-An exposition of the Religious Dogmas and
Customs of the Ancient Egyptians, Pythagoreans, and Druids,
&c. &c.
Also, of the Origin, History, and Purport of Freemasonry, by
John Fellows, A. M. in one volume, is just received, for sale by
P. TAYLOR. mar 13
R lished and for sale at Stationers' Hall, Rowlett's Inte-
est Tables," 5th edition, containing (in addition to former num-
bers) a practical banking time table, without an error, showing
quickly, by a single addition or subtraction, the number of days
from any one period to any other, in the same year or in the
next preceding or following ; and the day of the month in which
a-draft or note falls due at any given number of days after the*
date. Also, an average time calculator, or plain and easy me-
thod for finding the average time on notes of hand, or bills of
goods when dated or purchased at different periods, on different
credits, and for various amounts. Rowlett's Interest Tables
are admitted to be the most invaluable woik extant to all bank-
ing and moneyed institutions, public offices, merchants, lawyers,
and business men generally. So confident is the author of the
great accuracy in the calculations of his Tables of Interest, that
he offers a premium of $250 to any person who may detect an
error of one cent. W. FISCHER.
mar 10 (Reformer.) "
SEA, containing, also, information relating to important
late discoveries between 1792 and the present time. 1 volume
octavo, with engravings.
A few copies of the above publication (particularly interest-
ing at the present time) are this day received, and for sale by
feb 8 F. TAYLOR.
SAW GLOSSARY, containing the Greek, Latin, Sax-
on, Norman, French, and Italian sentences, phrases, and
maxims, found in the works of Coke, Peere, Williams, Vesey,
Rent, Sugden, Preston, Chitty, Starkie, Bosanquet, Blackstone,
Tidd, and numerous other law writers, with Historical and Ex-
planatory Notes, alphabetically arranged, and translated into
English for the use of Lawyers, Students, &c., is for sale by F.
TAYLOR, 1 octavo volume, in law binding, over 500 pages,
price $83 25.
Oliver's Law Summary, 1 octavo volume, law binding, price
$1 75.
Wentworth on Executors, do do price $2 00.
Supreme Court of the United States Reports for the term
commencing January, 1834. Price $3 50.
Chitty on Bills, lastedition, price $1 75.
An extensive collection of Law Books, all the latest and best
editions, are for sale at the Waverly Circulating Library, imme-
diately east of Gadsby's Hotel, in all cases at the lowest Phila-
delphia prices. feb 17
ASH FOR NEGROES.-I will give the highest
cash price for likely NEGROES front 10 to 25 years of
age. Myself or agent can at all times be found at the estab-
lishment formerly owned by Armfield, Franklin & Co. at the
west end of Duke street, Alexandria.
ANTED an apprentice to learn the Barber's business
in all its brancheus.- One who has some knowledge of
shaving would be preferred.
Apply at Parker's National Dressing-rooms, 6th street.
mar 14-eo3t SELBY PARKER.
% and Latin Classics, in the original.-F. TAYLOR
has just imported a large addition to his former collection of
classics, malting his collection of this class of literature much
more extensive and complete than is to be found generally in
the bookstores of this country.
The following comprise only a part of the collection, which is
too voluminous for the limits of an advertisement; they will be
sold as low in all cases as they can be found any where in this
Florus, Dio Cassius, 4 vols. Appiani Opera, 4 vols.
Theophrastus, Herodianus, Polybius, 4 vols.
Palingenii Zodiacus, Pomponius, Pliny, 5 vols.
Velleius, Aurelius Victor, lEschinis, Marcus Antonius
Justinian, Arriani Anabasis, Anacreon
Ms.po-Enbulotaeuin, Isaeus, Plato 8-,ve-
Aristotle, 16 vols. Dionysius, (of Halicarnassus,) 6 vols.
Plutarchi Moralia, 6 vols. Diodorus Siculus, 6 vols.
Demosthenes, 5 vols. Seneca, 5 vols.
Diogenis Laertii, 2 vols.
Quintus Tryphiodorus Izetzes et Colvth, Apollodorus
Curtius, Rabulke Esopoice, Gnomici, Lucretius
Eutropius, Isocrates,2vols. -
Phiedri, Aviani, et Faerni Fabulhe, Apollonius, Lysias"
-,lianus, Parsanius, 3 vpls. Lucian, 4 vols.
Strabo, 3 vols. Isocrates, 2 vols.
Erasmus, 2 vols. Virgil, Sophocles
Sallust, Cornelius Nepos, Demosthenes, 5 vols.
Thucydides, 2 vols. Homer, 4 vols. Livy, 6 vols.
Cicero 10 vols. Euripides, 4 vols. Ovid, 3 vols.
Juvenal and Persius, Phiedrus, Horace, Xenophon, &c.
fr The Leipsic editions are noted as being the most correct
editions of the classics extant. feb 28
W RS. TYTE, from London, begs to acquaint rthe vi-
- sitters and residents of Washington, that she has just ar-
rived witlm an elegant assortment of the newest and most FASH-
IONABLE MILLINERY, consisting of Bonnets, Head Dress-
es, Caps, Flowers, Feathers, &c., which are opened for sale,
on Pennsylvania Avenue, between Nihth and Tenth streets, one
door from Varnum's Row.
-f Straws and Leghorns cleaned and altered to the newest
fashions, dec 20-eotf
EGROES FOR SALE-The subscriber has four
likely young Negroes, which he wishes to sell for a term
ofyears, viz. one girl, 18 years of age next June; one boy, 15
in July next; one ditto, 13 in June next, and one other boy, 10
years old in November next. They are all negroes of good
qualities, and are not to be sold for any fault.
Any one wishing to purchase such will do well to call at the
subscriber's residence, four miles fremn Washington, on the
south of the turnpike road leading to Bladensburg, whsare they
may be seen at any titne.
mar 15-eo2w JOHN VEITCH.
OOPER'S NEW WORK, Gleanings in Eu-
rope, justreceived and for sale by P. TAYLOR.
Also, Sketches of Every-day Life and Every-day People,
by Boz, author of Pickwick Club, &c.
Minor Meorals for Young People, illustrated in tales and
travels, by John Bowning.
mar 15

N OTICE.-All persons claiming to be placed upon the
Navy Pension Roll are requested to send their papers to
the Navy Department.
All claims for arrears of Navy Pensions are requested to be
forwarded to the Fourth Auditor of the Treasury for settlement,
In all cases, thie necessary instructions as to proof, &c. will be
promptly transmitted to claimants by the Department andFourth
Auditor. This notice is given to prevent personal applications
at the Department, and to save to the parties the expense and
delay of employing agents. mar 14-dhmno
S EALED PROPOSALS will be received by the
undersigned until the'25th of the present month, for the
following work at the Washington Arsenal:
Ist. For furnishing 1,600 perches of granite or Potomac blue
stone, and laying the same in a dry sea-wall.
2d. For filling up with earth the marsh between the sea-wall
and present shore, about 40,000 cubic yards.
The proposals will be separate, and in each case to mention
the nafhnes of thie securities, with the time required for the exe-
cution of the work. The undersigned reserves the right to re-
ject the proposals ifnot satisfactory. Persons desirous of view-
ing the premises will have every facility afforded, and the ne-_
cessary information given them..

mar 14-d25th

Captain Ordnance, commanding.

MARCH 2, 1837.
N OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an election
Swill be held, in the Banking House, on Monday, the 3d
April, for the purpose of choosing twelve stockholders as Di-
rectors for the year next ensuing.
mar 3-2awtd D. ENGLISH, Cashier.
by F. TAYLOR, in one volume, all the Laws relating to
Indians and Indian Affairs, by the Colonial, State, and General
Governments, (including those of the Congress of the Confede-
ration,) from 1633 to the present time, one octavo volume of 330
pages; price only $1 25.
Also, Indian Treaties and Laws and Regulations relating, to
Indian affairs, showing also the proceedings of the Old Con-
gress on the same subject; and many other important State Pa-
pers relating to Indians and Indian affairs, one octavo volume.
Speeches on the Indian Removal Bill of 1830, one volume,
price 621 cents, containingSpeeches of Frelinghuysen, Sprague,
Robbins, Storrs, Ellsworth, Evans, Huntingdon, Everett, and
others. feb 13
9O00 DOLLARS REWARD.-Left the subscri-
500 ber's plantation, on Saturday morning, the 16th of
July, Negro MICHAEL, with a pass, permitting him to visit
his wife, at the farm of Nicholas Brewer, jun. Esq. near Anna-
polis, and limiting the time of his absence till Monday evening,
the 18th, since which time he has not been heard of. Michael
is about 35 years old, black; 6 feet 1 or inches high, and slen-
derly built; he generally speaks slowly, and in a mild tone,
and has a slight distortion of the mouth, showing his teeth much
in talking. If he has any marks, they are not recollected. His
clothing was of osnaburg, and he had on a pair of fisherman's
boots. These he may, however, change. Michael was pur-
chased by me, in February last, of Richard M. Chase, Esq. of
Annapolis, in and around which city he has many acquaintan-
ces, and also some relatives in the neighborhood of the former
estate of the Darnells, on West river, Anne Arundel county, and
a brother, purchased, I think, by a Mr. Edelen, of Calvert
county, at the time of my getting him. In the vicinity of some
of these lie may likely remain until an opportunity offers of
making his escape, which he no doubt intends, having gone off
.without provocation. He has, I am told, followed the water,
and may probably endeavor to get employment on board some
vessel. Captains of vessels are warned against receiving him.
I will give $250 for him if taken any where in the State of
Maryland or District of Columbia, and the above reward of $500
for his apprehension out of the State. In either case he must be
delivered to me, or secured in jail so that I gethim again.
sen 19-eotf near Queen Anne, Prince George's eo. Md.
ESTABLISNMENT.-The advertiser, a graduate
of Trinity College, Dublin, a married man, upwards of 40 years
of age, who has had more than twenty years' experience in clas-
sical instruction in the United States, and has been Principal of
several academies in Virginia, wishes to obtain a situation in a
respectable seminary, in which his attention will be confined
exclusively to instruction in the Greek and Roman languages
andliterature. A liberal salary will be expected, and satisfac-
tory testimonials of ability and moral character will be given
from some of the most distinguished characters in the Union.
A healthy location in the State of Maryland, in the neighbor-
hood of Washington or Baltimore, will be preferred; but if suf-
ficient inducement is held out, the advertiser would move to
Charleston, South Carolina. His present engagement will ter-
minate in a few months, and he wishes to make his arrange-
ments for a change as early as possible. Address, by mail, to
Q, teacher, Richmond, Virginia. mar 9
OTICE TO EMIGRANTS.-The subscriber, be-
L ing connected with the Pittsburg lines of splendid Steam
Packets to Wheeling, Cincinnati, Louisville, and St. Louis, in
forms emigrants from Europe and the Eastern States, going
West, also those bound to Texas for the purpose of locating
themselves or colonizing on the lands belonging to the Colorado
or Red River Land Company, that he has made arrangements
for their reception immediately on their arrival at his Steamboat
Stores, Water street, Wheeling, from whence they can be sent
on board without delay, subject to no charge whatever for ser-
vices rendered by.the subscriber. .
This arrangement is made in consequence of the difficulties
encountered in not being enabled to obtain shelter for themselves
"or a depot for their goods.
Editors in England, Ireland, and the ports of embarkation in
Germany, will promote the interests of their countrymen by
inserting this notice. JOB STANBERY,
feb 25-eo6mn Wheeling, Virginia.
N. B. Those bound to Texas will please call on Wm. Bryan,
No. 36, Old Levee street, New Orleans.
E UROPEAN AGENCY.-The undersigned intends
S to leave Pittsburg on tihe 1st day of March next, and sail
from New York on the 1st day of April, on an eighteenth tour
through every part of England, Scotland, and Ireland, as a Gene
ral Agent, for the purpose of attending to such business as he
may be desirous of transacting. He intends to return to Pitts-
burg about the I'.st of December, 1837.
The agents and friends of the subscriber, and the Public, are
respectfully requested not to forward any documents or papers
relating to any claims or business, until the same is first explain-
ed and approved, after which, instructions will be given.
Money remittances made as usual to France, Holland, Ger-
many, Switzerland, Italy, &a. Ac. Every information connected
with the Agency may be obtained, by post paid letters, address-
jan 5-ceoe&d20t European Agent, Pittsburg, Pa.
W ENDELL'S DIGEST of Cases decided and re-
ported in the Supreme Court of Judicature, and in the
Court for the correction of Errors, in the State of New York,
from May, 1828, to May, 1835, with Tables of the names of the
Cases reported, and of Cases determined in the Court for the
correction of Errors, fi'om the commencement of the Reports
in the State of New York, until January, 1835, by John L.
Wendell, Counsellor at Law, in I volume, is just published,
and this day received for sale by
feb 13 F. TAYLOR.
SKent 's Commentaries, Starkie on Evidence
Story's do Thomas's Coke
Maddocks's Chancery Reports
Chitty on Bills, Chitty's Criminal Law
Do on Contracts, do Blaclistone
Norris's Peake, Rutherford's Institute
Story on Bailmonts, Vattel's Law of Nations
Cox s Digest, Cruise's Digest
Sugden on Vendors, Roscoe on Evidence
Comayn on Contracts, Fearne on Remnainders
Fell on Guaranty, Fonplanque's Equity
Sudden on Powers
Diplomatic Correspondence of the United States, from
10th Sept. 1783, to March 4th, 1789, in 7 vols.
feb 28 At P. Thompson's old stand.
EW MAP OF MICHIGAN.-Colton's new en-
larged edition of Farmer's large Map of Michigan, exhi-
biting the sections, is just published, (February, 1837,) and this
day received forsale by F. TAYLOR, and will be found to contain
all the recentsettleaments and improvements, and is alsoon a much
larger scale than Farmer's Route Book and Traveller's Guide
between New York and Washington, accompanied by a map;
An additional supply of the large sectional Map of Illinois is
now on the way from New York, on rollers, for office use, as
well as in a portable form for the pocket. feb 13
"E DODGE, Dentist andsArtiticial Palate Mainui-
lefacturer, from No. 2, Park Place, New York, informs
the citizens and visitors of Washington that he has taken rooms
seven doors east of Gadsby's Hotel, where he will be happy to
perform all operations in his profession.
References of the first respectability given on application at
his rooms (Globe) jan 18-cotf

EPARATE PROPOSALS will be received at the
office of the Quartermaster of the Marine Corps, in this
city, until the 2d day of April next, for furnishing, for the use
of the United States, the following articles :
5,000 cotton shirts
2,500 linen overalls
1,500 linen jackets
3,000 pairs Germantown socks
800 fatigue caps
1,000 blankets
4,000 pair of shoes
500 knapsacks
600 uniform leather caps, complete, except pompons
4,000 yards of yellow worsted lace, 3-8 inch wide
3,000 do do do 1-2 do
1,500 pompons
120 yellow worsted sergeant's epaulets
120 do do corporal's do
1,400 do do shoulder straps
35 sergeant's sashes.
Samples of time different articles can be seen at this office, and
at the offices of the officers commanding marines at Portsmouth,
New Hampshire ; Charlestown, Massachusetts ; Brooklyn, New
York; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Norfolk, Virginia.
One-half of tie cotton shirts, linen jackets, and linen overalls,
to be delivered on or before the 1st day of May next; and the
other half, together with all the articles, on or before the 1st day
of July next; the whole to be delivered at the Marine Clothing
Store, in Philadelphia, in good, new, and strong packing boxes,
(for which no charge will be allowed,) without expense to the
United States, and subject, after delivery, to the inspection of
the Quartermmaster, or such persons as he may appoint. The
proposals tobe endorsed "Proposals for Marine Clothing."
mar 8-3I wtd Quartermaster.
The Portsmnouth Gazette, New Hampshire ; American Senti-
nel and Peinsylvanian, Philadelphia; the New York Times;
Morning Poit, Boston ; the Republican Herald, Providence, R.
1.; Baltimore Republican, and Norfolk Herald, will give the
above three Insertions per week, and send one copy of the pa-
per containing the advertisement to this office.
SALEXANDER, Upholsterer & Paper Hanger,
t'. respectruly informs his friends and the Public generally
that he lhas jkot received his Spring assortment of PAPER
HANGINGS, Bonsisting of 2000 pieces of paper of the latest
pattern and nearest style, with velvet and common borders, as-
sorted. Besides his stock, he has also a very handsome assort-
ment of Gildings and Cornices of every description, Beds,
Mattresses, Pillsws, Bolsters, Cots, &c. &Ac. Every order in
his line will be attended to immediately. The whole of it will
be sold cheap for'cash, or on time to punctual customers.
Two Apprentice Boys in the above line wanted immediate-
ly. No one need tipply without good recommendations.
mar 9-eolmn
HE subscribers have received and are now opening their
Spring stock of BOOTS, SHOES, &c. among which are
the following, viz.
1000 pairs Ladies' black morocco and kid Slippdrs,
1000 do do seal do
-1000 do tlo do Walking Shoes,
1000 do common, sewed, and pegged welted,
5000 do Misses' morocco, kid, and seal Slippers,!
500 do do do Boots,
5000 do Children's morocco, kid & seal Boots & Ankle Ties,
500 do Infants' kid,
'3000 do Geontlemen'sealf,nmorocco; and seal, sewed, pegged,
and nailed Boots,
2000 do calf and seal Bootees,
1000 do Unions and Van Burens,
1000 do Jackson Ties,
2000 do kip and split Brogans,
'-2000 do coarse Brogans,
1000 do Boys' pegged Bootees,
2000 do Youths' do
1000 do Men's fine seal heel Pumps
1000 do do spring heel Pumps.
100 dozen prime French Calf Skins,
100 do do Morocco,
50 do do Kid,
100 do Philadelphia Morocco and Kid,
200 sides Covering Leather for Coachimakers,
100 do Patent Leather do
200 do fine grain do do
100 do handsome Light Skirting.
We shall be receiving, every week through the season, fresh
stock from the manufacturers, all ofawhich has been selected by
ourselves, and bong-lIt on terms that will enable us to sell as
lovW as any other house south of Boston.
7tlh street, opposite National'Intelligencer office.
mar 8-coSt
ff (R SALE OR RENT.--On the upper part of Green-
leafs Point, tIhe two westerninost three story Brick Houses,
in which Canmmodore RODnoss recently resided, together with
the garden, ice house, bath, smoke house, stables, carriage
house, &c. &c. mar 7-tf
S in 2 vols. is just published, received and for sale by
mar 8-3t Penn. Avenue, between llth and 12th sts.
The subscriber wishes to rent his extensive Wharf
S and Warehouse, on the Eastern Branch. It is well
calculated for the lumber, wood, coal, and grain business; like-
wise for storing a large quantity of lime, there being ample ac-
commnodatian for the whole. The warehouse is two stories
high, 30 by 70 feet.
Any person wishing to go into the above business will do
well to examine the same. The rent will be made uncommon-
ly low. Possession may be had immediately.
The Alexandria Gazette will please copy the above, and send
their account to G. C.
40 gross Porter Bottles
17 do pint do
For sal e by R. H. MILLER,
mar 8--eo2w Alexandria.
ceiving by the late arrivals from New York and Phila-
delphia, his fall supply of Writing Paper. The assortment is
extensive, a part of which lie had made expressly to order, of
superior quality, and weighing from 12 to 16 ounces more in the
ream than any other kind of the same size.
F RESH SPRING GOODS.-The subscriber having
taken the store lately occupied by W. Stettinius, offers to
the Public an entire frosh stock of seasonable Dry Goods, con-
sisting in part as follows :
Stiperline Cloths, Cassimores, and Cassinets
Black Italian Lutestring, b and blue Poult de Sois
Plain and figured Gro de Naps, Satins
French worked Capes and Collars
Thread Lace Edgings and Insertings
.Painted Muslins, Lawns, Shallietts, Ginghams and Calicoes
Linen Cambrics, linen cambric, sea-grass and silk Hdkfl
Fancy silk and gauze Handkerchiefs
Blonde gauze Veils
Dotted Thule, assorted colors, Bobbinets
Fine French Bombasins, Irish Linens, Lawns
Damask, Bird's-eye and RussiaDiaper, brown Holland
Camubric, book and Swiss Muslins, Bishop's Lawns, &c.
Silk and cotton Hosiery
Ladies' and gentlemen s kid, silk, thread, and cotton Gloves
Domestic, bleached, and brown do
With a great variety of other articles, to which lie would in-
vite tihe attention of the Public, as they will be sold unusually

2 cases plain Straw Bonnets
2 do Grecian do do
2 do Tuscan do
2 do Relic do
do misses' Tuscan do
3 do .fancy do
mar 10-eolOt


- l -h S IS TO GIVE NOTICE that the subscriber
A has obtained from thIe Orphans' Court of Washington
county, in the District of' Columbin, letters of administration on
the personal estate ofFerdintund F. Wood, late of Washington
county, D. C. deceased. All persons having claims against the
deceased are hereby warned to exhibit the same, with the
vouchers thereof, to the subscriber on or before the 3d day of
March next; they may otherwise by law be excluded from all
benefit, of said estate. Given under my hand this 3d day of
March, 1837.'
mar 8--w3w MARY A. E. WOOD, Adm'x.
Notice is also given, thaI. my father, John Nowland, is here-
by autliorized to transact all business for me relating to the above
LAN D, being the last of the Bridgewater Treatises,
just published, and this day received for sale by
mar 15 Immediately eastofGadsby's Hotel.


The M medical Graduates of Jefferson College, Philadelphia,
for the year 1837.
Dudley Allen, Ohio, on Pleuro-peripneumonia.
Winm. N. Anderson, Va. Diabetes.
Wmin. J. Anderson, Ga. Intermittent Fever.
Columbus Beach, N. J. The Pulse.
Louis H. Beatty, Del. Blood-letting.
Robert B. Banister, Va. Ulcers.
Robert L. 1lakely, Va. Plegmasia of Lungs.
Alexander Black, Penn. Chronio&Bronchitis.
James W. Burnett, Va. Compression ofBrain.
James B. Bush, Ky. The Circulation.
Thomas H. Browne, Mass.Blood-letting.
Jos. W. Bronaugh, Va. Puerperal Peritonitis.
James L. Brooks, D. C. On the Urine, &c.
C. T. Chamberlain, Del. Rachialgitis.
Winm. Coryell, Pa. Local Diseases.
John H. Cassel, Pa. Science of Medicine.
Patrick Cassidy, Ohio, Metaphysics.
Fred. A. Cadwell, N. Y. Phthisis.
Albert G. Conway, Va. Fever.
H. W. Chapline, Va. Blood-letting.
Samuel S. Coffin, Tenn. Cholera.
E. A. Currie, Va. Intermittent Fever.
Phineas S. Conner, Mass. Diseases ofwomen and children.
James H. Eldredge, R. I. Iodine.
Philander D.Ewing, Va. Syphilis.
Richard H. Edwards, Va. Dysentery.
Josiah T. Evans, Ala. Mania a Potu.
James Fleming, Pa. Sanguinaria Canadensis.
Samuel C. Foster, Mass. Kreosote. -
Jonathan -. Gilbert, Pa. The Animal Economy.
Isaac W. Garretson, Pa. The Modus Operandi of Medi-
Robert T. Gibbs, Va. Indigestion.
Michael Garst, Ohio, Scarlatina.
James M. Green, Ga. Bilious Fever.
S. M. E. Goheen, Pa. Rachialgitis.
Barzillai Gray, N.J. Remittent Fever.
Edwin Griffin, N. Y. Concussion of Brain.
Win. T. Green, N. Y. Acute Rheumatism.
Sherman Goodwin, Ohio, Burns.
Robert B. Hall, Va. Tetanus.
Howard H-. Hopkins, Pa. Scarlatina.
Win. Hunter, Ireland, Hydrocephalus.
Levi G. Iarley, Ohio, Cataract.
David M. Henning, Ten. Malaria.
Fred. R. Harvey, N. H. P ...; i.-T;.
James W. Henry, Md. .1,..i... 7,
Win. H. Howard, Md. Hernia.
Jas. B. Hutchinson, Ohio, Asthma.
Thomas J. Johnson, Ga. Calorification.
Josiah J. Janrey, Va. Typhus.
John A. Jordan, Tenn. Angina Pectoris.
Jos. B. Jones, Pa. Hydrocephalus.
Alexander J. Jones, Del. Marriage.
Richard S. Key, Indiana, Fuerperal Fever.
Theod. J. Krouse, D. C. Remittent Fever.
Thomas K. Kerr, N. Y. Mediate Autcu'talion.
Joseph C. M. Kane, Pa. Cantharides.
Robert FP. Kennedy, Va. Apoplexy.
Richard G. King, Miss. The Coagulation of the Blood.
Thos. Kittredge, Mass. Rheumatism.
inm. L. Knight. Ohio, Hydrocephalus.
Fred. C. A. Kellam, Acute Dysentery.
John Leaman,'Pa. Emetics.
Wm. C. Lawrence, N. Y. Practical Anatomy.
Wm. B. Lewis, Va. Iodine.
Gab. Lachance, Lr. Ca. Cholera.
Jno. A. Morrison, Pa. Typhus.
John C. Murray, Pa. Ingammation.
E. E. Marcy, Mass. the Influence ofthe Mind in cur-
ing diseases.
Robert M'Clean, U. C. Croup.
Jno. H. Marable, Tenn. Amenorrhea.
Win. H. Meriwether, Ten. Curved Spine.
Joe. A. M'Farland, Pa. Croup.
James M'Clelland, Pa. Aneurism.
Winr. H. Muse, Md. Gonorrhlca.
Wm. R. Morrell, Maine, Apoplexy.
Daniel M'Gill, N. C. Puerperal Fever.
Wm. G. M'Bride, Ga. Specific Medicines.
Otis M'Donald, D. C. Inflammation.
Milton R. May, Va. Phrenitis.
John F. Miller, Va. Diabetes Mellitus.
Richard M'Intosh, Va. Cold.
Gco. L. Nicolson, Va. Malaria.
Thomas W. Neal, Va. Innervation.
L. V. Newton, Pa. Rubeola.
D. S, Newell, Mis. Cholera.
B.L.L. Philips, Mis. Inflammation.
Hillnary Pitts, Md. Acute Rheumatism.
Ely Parry; Pa. Diseases of the Teeth.
Geo. R. Robbins, N. J. Croup.
James L. Reed, Pa. Mania. -
Ross B. Richardson, Pa. the Intestinal Veins.
nm. H. Salter, Pa. Intermittent Fevor
Jno. Seiberling, Pa. Puerperal Convulsions.
Willington Stanbery, 0. Hooeaping Cough.
Charles Schussler, N. Y. Prosopalgia.
John S. Stount, N. J. Acute Hepatitis.
Nap'n J. M. Smith, Va. Chronic Hepatitis.
H. W. Stackhouse, Mi. Tartarizcd Antimony.
P. '. Smillt, Ky. Acute Hepatitis.
David See, L.C. Scrofula.
Blin S N.Sil, NY. Gout.
Charles Skelton, N.J. Electricity.
JSo. SW. Stearns, jrN.N. Y. Chronic Diarrhoa.
Lawrence F. Storm, N. Y. Arthrosa Acuta.
Daniel Thomas N. Y. Masturbation.
Those. G. Turton, Md. Rhenmatism.
David Trimble, Md. Scrofula.
G. A. Tompkins, Va. Flatulent Colic.
Win. S. Thruston, Va. Strictures of the Urethra.
Geo. S. Thomas, Va. Menstruation.
Thomas C. Tebbs, Ky. Cholera.
Pernectt Thomas, Ohio, Ohio, Pnumonitis.
John Wiley, N. J. Intermittent Fever.
Jas. Williams, Md. Variola.
Abraham D. Wily, Pa. Acute Rheumatism.
Samuel Webster, Pa. Diet.
James XV. Wilson, Pa. Croup.
Jo. P. Wallace, S. C. Typhus.
Lucius T. WVootten, Va. Delirium Tremens.
Elijah Y .--.,. Ohio, Indigestion.
Henry Z .i Md. Bilious Fever.
Horane H. Hayden, Baltimore.
Robert Thompson, Pennsylvania.
John H. Kain, Connecticut.
mar 17
RET ANDERSON has on hand a good assortment of
Blankt Books, Writing and Printing Paper, Tape, Taste, &c.
which he will sell at a low rate. The Clerlhs in the Depart-
ments and others purchasing Stationery, will do well to see his
samples, and compare the prices with those of other dealers.
For stile at P. Thompson's Old Stand, Pennsylvania avenue,
between llth and 12th streets. feb 10
N EW BOOKS.-Just published, and this day received,
for sale by F. TAYLOR, or for circulation among the:.
subscribers to the Waverly Circulating Library-
Life in London ; or, Day and Night Rambles and Sprees
through the Metrouolis, 2 vols.
ThIe Honey Moon, and other Tales, by James Bulwver, D'Is-
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160 do Cap Paper
100 do Dcmi and Medium Paper
40 do Folio Post
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60,000 Quills
10 gross Inks in quart, pint, and half-pint bottles
200 pounds best American and English Sealing Wax
100 do WAabrs
360 dozen Olhce Tape
500 cards most approved Steel Pens
20 gross best Lead Pencils
500 pieces India Ink
24 dozen Mouth Glue
28 do Cut Glass Inks, for office use
800 pounds of superior Black Sand
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Letter Stamps, Wafer, Pounce, and Sand Boxes
Paper NI/eights, Rulers
Btlotting, Tracing, and Drawing Paper
And every other article in the Stationery line, all of which
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No. 7520.

Washington, March 15, 1837.
P ROPOSALS will be received at this office until the
22d instant, for furnishing at the Navy Yard in this city,
1000 perches of large sized foundation stone for building slip,
some of the pieces to weigh from 500 to 3000 lbs. each. For a
more particular description, apply to the commandant of the said
yard. mar 17-dt22d
WATER.-Proposals will be received by the under-
signed, through the post office, (Philadelphia,) until the 16th of
April, for the delivery, at the Delaware Breakwater, of Stone
to the value of one hundred thousand dollars. The stone to be
of the hardest and mostdurable kind. A preference will bhe gi-
ven to that containing the least mica. One-third of the quanti-'
ty is required in pieces exceeding two tons (of 2,240 lbs.)
weight, and the other two-thirds in pieces not less than one-
quarter of a ton weight. The whole to be delivered on or be-
fore the 15th day of November next.
Proposals will be received specifying the rate per ton of each
size for any quantities over one thousand tons.
Payments made in this city, on producing evidence ofdelive-
ry at the Breakwater, subject to a reservation of ten per cent.
as security for the performance of the contract.
For any more information apply to the undersigned, at his of-
fice, 208 Spruce street, Philadelphia, or to Lieut. F -A. Smith,
of the corps of Engineers, at the Breakwater.
mar 18-dtl3thA Captain of Engineers.
I N compliance with the provisions of the act entitled "An
act providing, for the collection of revenue from the
Washington Canal, and for other purposes," approved January
30, 1836, the following wharves and sites will be rented until
thile 1st day of March, 1838, viz.
1. The wharf at the end of Seventeenth street west.
2. The wharf at the end of Second street east, on the Eastern-
3. The wharf or sites on the east and west sides of the basin
at Eleventh street west, being that portion of ground lying east
of Twelfth street and west of Tenth street)flrom-tvi-oanaLis_
to the north line ofsaid basin.
4. All that site or marginal line south of the basin, between
Sixth and Seventh streets.
6. All that marginal line or parcel of ground on the east aids
of the said basin, west of Sixth street and south of Missouri
6. On the south side of Maryland Avenue, on the west side
of the canal, from Maryland Avenue to B street south.
7. On the south side of Virginia Avenue, on the west side of
the canal, from Virginia Avenue to G street south.
Persons renting any ofthe said wharves will be subject to all
fines, penalties, and regulations prescribed by law.
The rent will be paid quarterly in advance.
Offers for renting any of the above named wharves or sites
will be received at the Mayor's Office until Saturday, the 18th
instant, inclusive.
Possession will be given to those whose offers may be accept-
ed on Monday, the 20th instant.
mar 13-dlwv PETER FORCE.
F OR SALE, a new two-story Brick Dwelling-
house, situated on G street, between 12th and 13th sts.
north, fronting south 16 feet, 30 feet deep, lot 96 feet, running
back to a 30 foot alley.
Persons wisling to purchase will do well to call and view the
premises, and consult with the proprietor, as they may get a
great bargain.
mar 17-d3t RICHARD WROE.
"-NIS1H DOCKS.-The following sites have been estab-
.. lished by law for the sale offish, viz. ,I
The south extremity of 17th street west, on the Tiber; the
landing on the north side of the Tiber at 7th and 12th streets
west, provided no fish shall be cleaned on said landings,; the
steamboat wharf on the Potomac, pear the bridge over the Poto-
mac, and at Cana's wharf; Prout's wharf on the Eastern Branch ;
the wharf owned or occupied by F. B. Poston, on the Potomac.
river, near the entrance of Rock creek in the same, and on the
south side of Tiber creek nn 15th street west; and the wharf
now occupied by Messrs. F. B. Poston and Thomas Herbert,
near the intersection of G and 27th streets west.
No fish can be sold, between the 15th of March and 1st of
June, out of any vessel, scow', or boat, at any other site or place
in this city, under a penalty df 810, except at the landings where
they may be caught or taken in seines, or out of carts and wa-
gons, and at the several market-houses.
mar 13-1mo WM. HEWITT, Register.
Circuit Court of the District of Columbia, for the
County of Washington.--In Equity.
George Law, vs. Charles Brngiere, James L. Duval et al.
Fs HE bill of complaint in this case alleges an agreement
between the complainant and the said Charles Brugiere,
one of the defendants, by which it was stipulated that the com-
plainant, in consideration of his services in and about the pro-
secution of a certain claim before the Board of Commissioners
appointed under the treaty with France, providing for remune-
ration to tite citizens of the United States for spoliations by
French subjects, &c. and in consideration of his having inform-
ed the said Brugiere of the existence of said claim, and of his
furnishing the evidence to.establish the validity of the same,
should have and retain out of th? sum which should be awarded
in liquidation of the said claim, a certain proportion thereof, to
wit, one-third of the whole amount. The bill further shows
that the complainant did prosecute the said claim, and that an
award in liquidation thereof was made, for $1,879, to the said
James L. Duval, another of the defendants, in trust for the said
Charles Brugiere : by reason whereof the said complainant
could not receive orecureany portion of the same, under the
power of attorney made to him by the said Brugiere.
The complainant asserts in his bill that he ought to be per-
mitted to receive from the Treasury Department a certificate
for one-third of the amount awarded, to wit, 8626 331; and the
bill seeks to compel the said Duval to execute his duty as trus-
tee of the said award,'and to assign and transfer to the com-
plainant his one-third part thereof; and, further, to obtain a
full discovery and disclosure, upon the oath of the said parties,
of all connexion between them in relation to the premises, &c.
,&c. ; and to prevent the said parties, or either of them, from
obtaining possession of lie said fund, without securing to the
complainant what is justly due to him, the bill prays an injunc-
tion, &c.
And forasmuch as the said Charles Brugiere and:ihe said
James L. Duval do not reside within the jurisdiction of this
Court, but beyond and without the District of Columbia, it is
therefore ordered, this ninth day of March, in the year of our
Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven, that the
said Charles Brugicre and James L. Duval be and appear in
the Court here, or at the rules, in propriis persons, or by so-
licitor, on or before the first Monday in August next, to answer
to the said bill of complaint and the several matters thereof:
or otherwise, that the said bill and the several matters thereof
be taken' as confessed against the parties so failing to ap-
pear: Provided, that a copy of this order be published ih tite
National Intelligencer once a week for three weeks, the fwst
publication thereof to be at least four months before said day.
True Copy. Test: W. BRENT, Clerk.
COXE & CARLISLE, Solicitors, &c. for complainant.
mar I 1-w3w
_NO TRAVELLERS.-Thle subscriberhaving renewed
his lease of hlie MANSION HOUSE, corner of Woodand
Fifth streets, Pittsburg, Pa. informs his friends and travellers
that he will continue to make renewed exertions to render all
cofnifrlable who may favor him with their custom.
mar 14--2w B. WEAVER.
front time original Dutch ofaDominie Nicholas (Egidius Ou-
den Arde, by Paulding.
mar 10-3t Penn. Avenue, between ltth and 12th sts.
B UCKLAND'S GEOLOGY is this day expected by
P. TAYLOR, being the last of the Bridgewater Treatises
just published, mar 10
B EAUTIFUL BOOKS.-Now opening at Stationers
Hall the following beautiful Books, suitable for Christina
and new year's presents:
The Souvenir Keepsake for 1837
The Religious Souvenir do ,
The Pearl do
The Violet do
The Christmas Box do
The Gift do
The Forget Me Not do
Friendship's Offering do
With a variety of Toy Books for children, and Almanacs P
1837, at. 6 cents. TV. FISCHER.
dec 23 [Tel]
B OR RENT.-The south part of House and Lot, as no
divided, at the corner of Maryland avenue and Twelf
street west, containing five rooms and passage, a fine cells
also a kitchen, with three rooms, and separate stairway. TI
house is in good order, and has a large back yard and slab
attached to the premises. Possession can be had imnidiatel
For particulars, inquire of Mr. R. M. Bell, living adjoining,
Edward Matmingly, near the Navy Yard.
mar 18-w3w



iTLEMEN' I rely upon yo
.expected death of Major H
e announced without a p
re merit being found in y
ailst living, the generosity
and the brilliancy of his
seemed destined to refle
e country, were acknowle
that he has passed away
man frailties, to stand at th
h is the fountain of all-me
left to those who remain
v and admired his fine qua
ts, is to express their uhiav
are forever lost to mankind
which he most sincerely lo
fajor LEE Was not a man wt
the capricious smiles of
,rs and inferior exertions. I
set must reach the summit
Avling to it, whilst the eagle
his own right. His vicissiti
strafed a common man,
ught him to the common leave
gained by the loftiness of
m his gallant father, the friend
We see this spirit in the car
useif and, looking at the succ
)se popular productions wit!
this country has teemed in
manifest how perfect would
umph of so gifted a writer, 'h
at direction. But, leaving th
id imagination to be trod by o
)Ildly upon the nobler and the
The opportunities which he
ctifig materials for the Life of
nrivalled; and very good ju
Ware of the nature of his und
Xtenrr-f-hii powers, have exp
.ion that it would raise him t
reputation. A fine future seo
iim, when he should be retur
lonor to. his native land.-But a
ias closed these consoling ant
breign land has received his
.hose who knew HEN-RY LEE w
,eautifulllines descriptive of th
of the Gladiator may truly be a
Et moriens; dulcis reminisc
Of that-work, of which such I
were formed, the first and sec
all we shall possess, unfortunri
been guided by his pen,' this
finally sent 'to the press-just bef
death. It: is said to be remark
both 6n account af'the intrinsic
tents, many of which are ine
judgment with which it is tdr
general excellence of the style
the preparations he had'ieade ft
of the work hate been,'tt is to
in vain. There must be much
anrd many important notes.
scrap will be preserved. It'is i
disinterested and sincere friend
such materials. It was the
Major LEE to possess a friend
circle of his relatives, who is ca
further sacrifices to cherish thp
can now only receive his post
the excellence of his own hear
find the best of rewards. .


At six o'clock on the mornii
my presentation to the Pacha
horse, and rode to the Seragl
by the Prussian Consul. After
ed the marble 'staircase of the
which I may mention, by the
other refreshments are offered Tf
tered a spacious saloon, lighted
dows, and containing a. number
this apartment there w-ere se
the palace, some'- sitting, cross-I
the floor, others on the cushions
others sleeping; they wore different ki
were almost-all (probably on, account
without stockings. We passed throu,
one of the persons in it takisigbthe sli
and we entered a second chamber. H
pr~ sensed itself, wilh the eicp'i.:,n tl.,
here and there a Ifew :, na ir.:, wh.:- u.
t-ancE ofl the grarn, uden:c in:tintl.
The apartment w.a, off ip.to-uin-. ,z
tioneJ. The deeorations p.,In,.rr.
unique, and quite in the Orilntil n l
which were ntrmerous,.commanded a
the harbor.; they admitted the cool sea
ed an almost dazzling light. In the
einces hamrier was suspended a splendid
sent to the Pacha from the King of th
one side of the chamber was placed a g
which was seated a little stout and elde
a black Turkish dress. This was the
Ali. -His white beard hung down to
countenance was of a cheerful, good-hu
yet his keen expressive eye denoted t
which animated his vulgar, I may alm<
ing, exterior. He was surrounded by
who, standing, awaited hss command
stockings, for Oriental etiquette forbi
shoes in the presence of princes. Wei
accompanied by our interpreter, uncer
ced. We were desired by the Pacha t
a foreigner, I had the place of honor ne
assigned'to :me. The attendants retire
interpreter and some black slaves, who
engaged-in fanning'off the flies.
The Pacha.-opened the conversation
companies by a motion of his hand
stood with his arms across, and trani
spoken by the Pacha into Fsench, an
constant practice.and readiness of th
pletely removed the difficulties of this
tion, and the-ialogue was scarcely at a
to set phrases of etiquette, titles, &c., th
dispensed with; but being aware that I
the incense of flattery, I gave himn a ple
it. The Pacha is very partial to the F
t-io greatest pleasure in conversing with
conversation with foreigners he does n
to inquiries; he readily enters into expl
once indicate (ae correctness of his
soundness of his views, and prove him
traordinary intelligence and information
pics of conversation are his own army
tisfaction he derives from answering
subjects is evinced by the expression w
Trusting to a tolerably good memory
repeat, as far at least as regards the prir
conversation I had with Mehemet Al

were seated, the Pacha began the disco
ready stated, with a greeting, or welcome
lowed by the question How do you d
I answered, Quite well;" adding,
Egyptian climate agreed very well wit a
'"But it is very cold in your coun
Paoha. -

. His favorite to- mar 13-eo&ds Auctioneer.
and navy ; the sa- -OTICE.-To all whom it may conCerin.-The un-
questions on these .N' designed have come to the full determination of moving
which lights up his to the West-in less'than two months, and would therefore re-
spectfully request all those indebted to the firm. to settle their
I will endeavor to respective accounts before the 27th instant; otherwise they will
ncipl features, the be placed in the.hands of proper officers for collection. We in-
ipl fetures,oon as e tend no disrespect to any one, but cannot be kept in suspense; ti
i. As soon I ase a nor ought it to be expected from us that, under such circum-
purse, as I have al- stances, we should patiently await their eonvenence.
ne, which was fol- mar 14-3iaw2wif P. MAURO & SON.
dot B o UCKLAND'S GEOLOGY.-Just received from -
that I found the the publisher, Geology and Mineralogy, considered with n
my health, reference to Natural Theology, by the Rev. William Buckland,
try," observed the D. D. For sale by GARRET ANDERSON, -
mar 15-3t Penh. Avenue, between 1 1th and 12th sts. C

" ." summer," Ireplied, "' have sometimes Elyp-
IGENCERf. an heat; in winter, on the coniry, we have so much
ow, that whole houses are imbedd in it.'
-, You wish to go to Upper Egypt. .1 advise you not to
LEE. do so ; the heat and the Chamzin are so oppressive. You
had better stay in Cairo. There you will become better
ORS acquainted with Egypt than here."
1. I have already, during my short stay in Alexandria,
our liberality that seen many wonders; and.since I enjoy the honor of see-
IENRY LEE should ing and personally admiring the creator of all those won-
passing tribute to -ders, I think I should prefer staying here."
our columns. "No! for that very reason you must go to Cairo. You
.our m. ust judge me by my works, and chiefly by my works of
y of his fine tom- peace. All that you see here has cost me a large outlay
s acute intellect, of money. What you will see at Cairo, on the contrary,
ct honor upon his yieldsme a large revenue. I enjoy but little rest. A Pa-
ged by all; and, a must not devote much time to sleep." Here he smiled
dged by all anwith an air of self-satisfaction.
y from this scene "A Pacha, like your Highness, who has such guards
iatjudgment-seat as those, may rest securely." As I said this I pointed to
rcy, the orly pro- the fleet which lay beneath the window at which we were
behind, and who seated.
behind and who The Paclea smiled again. A beautiful pipe, set with
alities and attain- diamonds, was now brought and presented to the Paicha;
ailing regret that coffee merely was handed to me and the others present.
d- and to his coun- Your Highness," resumed I, has the largest men-
d. of-war in the world."
e. "-Yes, but the worst sailors. France and England pos-
'ho could seek to sess an extensive. mercantile navy, which serves as a
fortune by abject school for their fleets.- Egypt has not one merchant ship,
He knew that the because the Arabs only cruise along the coast, and do not
of its desires b venture on the high seas. The Arabs are poltroons.
of its desires y (The Pacha, in token of .contempt, shut his eyes and
perched there as breathed forcibly, in a manner somewhat approximating
udes would have to a whistle.) I owe every thing to the Franks."
and must have When tIsi dragoman hlad finished his translation of
.ad h no these last words, Mehemet Ali, as if he wished to speak
:1, lad the not bee" directly with me, repeated very emphatically Oui, oui,
spirit he derived les Francs! les Francs!"
d of Washington. The arsenal,", observed I, "and the fleet, which I
reer he chose for have inspected in detail, interested me in the highest
ess whic atten degree.
ess which attends Bravo! bravo! But I have been unable, as yet, to-
h which the press cast naval guns; though I have in Cairo three manufac-
modern times, it stories of arms, which supply me 200 muskets daily. They
d have been the are not bad ; but certainly not so good as yours. You are
'ae een e in the military service of the King of Prussia. In what
ad his taste taken corps -
he paths of fancy The Uhlans."
others, he entered Masallah! (a favorite exclamation cf the Pacha,) I al-
-Historic avenue so have a corps of Uhlans."
(The Pacha here entered into some particulars concern-
ing his army; and it appeared to me that there was some
possessed of col- degree of boasting in what he had said on the subject, as
NAPOLEON were ,well as his manufactories of muskets. He had the hiighest
ilges, who were opinion of the Prussian army, about which he made very
e,'. wo- w. minute inquiries; but his knowledge of it was very imper-
lertaking and the feet. He informed me, with much self-satisfaction, that
pressed their opi- he had raised a regiment at Balbac, near Damascus.)
,o the pinnacle of "-As you wish to go to -Syria," continued lie,-" I will
emed opening to give you a firman. Some disturbances have broken out
there; but I have setit 2,000 men thither, and Ibrahim Pa-
ned in peace and cha will soon quell'them."
I premature death (He smiled complacently, and turned to a Bey, who at
icipations, and a that moment entered. The Bey returned his smile. A
last breath. Still letter was brought in-the Pacha ordered it to be read to
him,and helistened to its contentswith intense interest. His
vell know that the eyes sparkled, and he moved his lips like one speaking to
e dying moments himself. The movement of his head seemed to indicate
applied to him : that he did not hear distinctly, though his sense of hear-
" r, ing is .peculiarly acute.) He afterwards turned to me, and
itur Argos.aid I am writing the history of my life, but it will -not
contain much about military affairs. I intend to describe,
high expectations minutely, all the plans I have put into practice-for the pro-
ond volumes -are motion of trade and manufactures. I shall finish itin about
lately, which have two monriths." .
a ain ben "Your Highnes's's life certainly affords the most inte-
last having been resting materials for writing about."
fore his lamented My materials are here," pointingg to'his forehead.)
kably interesting, Your Highness is a living book.
c value of its con Yes," said the Pacha, smiling, "but i'vish it were less
,. o "t e bulky."
edited, as for the Here there was a short pause; and the H--- n d fisul,
awn up, and the who sat upon the divan-with us, took the opportunity to
le. Neither will mention that he had recently been appointed Coinsul Gen-i
or a continuation eral. Mehemet Ali made no reply to this observation, and
..T continuing to address me, said-
be hoped, made was lately nominated a member of a learned society
original matter, in Europe."
We trust every The H-- n Consul, "of Frankfort-on-the-Maine.-
n the power of a Your Highness, I, too, have-the honor to be'a member of
S p v that society. His Majesty the King appoirit'd me."
to give value to The Pacha, (again addressing me.) Has the Kiig of
good fortune -of Prussia any cannon foundries in his dominions ?"
here, out of the 1 replied, (as a copnterpoise to the story of the two -hun-
pable of -naking dred muskets,) There are about two hundred cannon cast
l 1 g annually in the country itself, but Prussia has one million
se laurels which besides."
umous care. In The Pacha. "'Masallah! Guns are the mostimportant
t that friend will objects in a state, if they be employed only for the purpose
G. of maintaining peace, and shooting rebels. A country with-
out cannon is worse than a country without ploughs. The
trade.of Egypt is at present very flourishing."
VON MALTITZ "'That makes the people happy," replied I. (I was, ne-
rLI vertheless, fully convinced of the untruth of these two last
remarks of his Highness.)
ng appointed for The H- n Consul. "The trade of Egypt has flou-
I mounted my risked, particularly since the 'glorious conquest of Syria.
io, accom anied- His Majesty has been pleased to"--
0io, accompanied The Pacha, (turning to me.) "'When you travel in
we had ascend- Syria you must always wear a sword, for the people
e palace, (upon are very disorderly; .but Ibrahim Pacha will soon put all
way, fruits and things to rights."
or saley ) we en- The H- n Consul, (smiling, by way of complaisance.)
or sale,) we en- "Your Highness has shown that you knew how to act
lby several win- with energy. HisMajesty the King has been pleased"-
r of divans.. In The Pacha, (to me.) I am glad to have made your
veral officers of acquaintance, and, if you remain longer in Alexandria, I
s hope I shall see you again."
egge some on Having said this he took up a letter which was lying
, some smoking, near hiim, and began to read, and we withdrew, making a
minds of dresses, and profound obeisance.. In the ante-chamber the H-- n
- of the great heat) Consul at length divested himself of his weighty diploma-
gh this saloon, not tic burden, and, after we had strode over a number ofslip-
ightebt notice of us, "pers5-many of them none of the cleanest, with which the
[re'a similar scene floor was covered, we reached, not without difficulty, the
there were posted great marble staircase, at the foot of which we found
thred us to the en- our horses. I say, not without difficulty, for an army of
idle attendants and palace officers performed the part of
Sand well prpor:- mendicants with such a furious earnestness for the usual -
nd gilding were Oriental bakshish, or drink-money, that we had no slight i
I, The windows, labor in forcing our way through the compact multitude. t
view of the fleet in We had scarcely satisfied their rapacity by a considerable 1
breeze, and afford- present, when the external palace guard. surrounded us, 1
middle of the audi- and made a similar demand. We now lost all patience,
d chandelier, a pre- and, amidst cries of" hemshi kelb I" (come back, you dog,)
he French. Along we set off at full gallop, and escaped these mendicant war-
green silk divan, on riors. -
rly man, attired in The impression which Mehemet Ali produces on foreign-
e Pacha, Mehemet .ers had by-no means any thing mn common with that feel- -
his girdle, and his ing which the presence of a European monarch excites.
imored b7vnvant: We expect a proud and imperious Oriental,'and find, at}
lhe energetic mind least in appearance, a kind, friendly,old gentleman, of mild
mst say, niean look- and cordial aspect. But the expression of his eye betrays
officers and slaves, hi 1 Mi I,,:r, ui Al, r. ii, .r'- would very willingly conceal-
ds. They all liad .n., ...,,:'i'n r t i..:l.- ,:,.::., art enigmatic depth of soul, in.
d. the wearing of which time, which could not destroy the passions, has pet- a
thin this circle we, rifled them. t
emoniously advan- c
o sit down, and, as FOR RENT, that largo and spacious dwelling, i
xt to his H-ighness fs/ on the Capitol Hill, situated immnedialely in front of c
d, leaving only the S the north gate of the Capitolsquare, and for several t
Were incessantly years occupied by Mrs. Dunn as a boarding-house.
SApply to JOHN W. MAURY,
by a welcome, ac- mar 15-eo3tif Next door east of Gadsby's Hote-l.
The interpreter T1OR SALE, a two story Brick House, with base a
slated the Turkish -- "menit story, situated on 19th street, on the third square l
d vice versa. The west of the War and Navy Departments, being the square on
& interpreter coin- which is the residence lately occupied by Gov. Cass.
mode of conversa- Thsoe beautiful location of this house, which is on a gently rios-
II inecrrunted As meg grosnd, commanding a varied and extensive view of the
n rnoe rutd se Potomac river and Long Bridge, which can never be obstructed
Mey were of course by sy improvements that may hereafter be made and situated d
Miehemet Ali loved in the midst of a populous and most respectable neighborhood,
ntiful sprinkling of renders it in point of location for a private residence perhaps s
rench, and he feels unequalled in the city. t
them. But in his I If not sold at private sale .before Wednesday, the 22d inst. it
not confine himself will, on that day, at 4 o'clock P. M. be sold on taie premises, to
lanations, which at the ighest bidder. Terms at sale. ]
judgment and the Is tie mean time, persons disposed to purchase, may apply (
to be a man of ex- to EDW. DYER,


At the semi-annual meeting held this 4th day of February,
1837, at thie house of THoPSONa PAXTON, on the east side of the
Bie WdODS, Cook county, Ill.,
Voted, That the time ftr entering claims be extended until
the next annual meotiijg.
Voted, That no ont settler shall be protected in this society
in a claim to exceed sii hundred and forty acres.
Voted, That no member of our society shall commence a
suit at the expense of the society without the approbation of the
Voted, That a written notice from one of the committee shall
be given to the defendant or to his wife previous to any suit-
pending before them.
Voted, That our whole proceedings,from the commencement,
shall be published in the three Chicago newspapers, and that
we request the editor of the Milwaukee Advertiser to give the
above an insertion in his paper.
Voted, That all decisions made by the committee respecting
claims shall be recorded by the Secretary.
Voted, That this meeting adjourn to the 6th of August next,
at the house of Thompson Paxton.
Ague.-More than 100,000 persons have been cured by
this medicine within the last three years. It is warranted to
cure in all cases where it is used according to thie directions.
Certificate of Dr. Causin.
I hereby certify that several persons, under medical treat-
ment for intermittent fever within my observation and direction,
have been relieved by the use of Rowand's Tonic Mixture, af-
ter every preparation of Peruvian bark, &e. had been tried in
vain. N, P. CAUSIN, M. D.
Certificate of Edward Dyer, Esq., Auctioneer.
Mr. J. F. CALLAN :
SDear Sir : A nephew of mine was afflicted with the agued
and fever (during his residence in Prince George's county, Ma-
ryland) for upwards oftwo years, and, after h's arrival in Wash-
ington, for several months. Many things were tried without
affording permanent relief, until I resorted to Rowand's Tonic
Mixture, the thiid bottle of which effected in him an entire cure.
He is now as hearty and as healthy as any young man in this.
city, as you well know.
Respectfully, EDW. DYER.
A thousand other certificates imay be procured from the most
eminent physicians and respectable citizens of the District.
Price $1 25 perbottle. For sale by
General Agent.
Also for sale by F. HOWARD, Washington ; P. L. MAssEY
and G. M. SOT'iORON, Georgetown; and We. STABLERt, Alex-
andria. mar 14-cp5tif
T AXES, TAXES, TAXES.-The great sale of city
property for taxes will take-place on Tuesday, the 7th inst.
at tile City Hall, in the Aldermen's room. Persons interested,
and-those desirous of investing their money in valuable proper-
ty, are requested to examine the list in the National Intelligen-
cer of Tuesday; as they may never have such another chance,
itmay be well for them to make use of the present. The list
contains many whole squares as well as lots. The attention of
the Public is requested. Sale to commence at 10 o'clock.
mar 6-2t Collector 5th and 6th Wards.
jg N OTICE.-The Ljots and Squares in the above
advertisement that remained unsold at my tax sale on Tuesday
last, will be resumed on Tuesday next, the 14th inst. at 12
o'clock, in the Aldermen's Room. Purchasers are requested to
attend, as great bargains yet may be had.
mar 11-d3t Collector 5th and 6th Wards.
n- The above sale is further postponed to Tues-
day next, the 21st instant, and will hen take place at 12 o'clock,
in the Aldermen's room, City Hall. There ase yet many whole
squares and lots to be sold. Purchasers are requested to at-
tend. GEO. ADAMS,
mar 17-3t Collector 5th and 6th Wards.
Compound Fluid Extract of Sarsaparilla, for the cure of
Scrofula or King's Evil Obstinate Eruptions of the
Chronic Rheumatism Skin
Syphilelic and Mercurial Ulcerous Sores
Diseases Pains in the Bones
White Swellings General Debility,
And all diseases requiring the aid of alternative Medicines.
This Extractis prepared from an improved formula, sanction-
ad by scientific physicians and pharmaceutists, and is decidedly
he most active, efficacious, and convenient preparation in use.
gjr Mercury is added only when regularly prescribed.."
It should be used, where circumstances will admit, under the
uidance and direction of a physician.
-Prepared and sold, wholesale and retail, at my Pharmacy,
near the Seven Buildings, Washington City. W
For sale. also at most of the Drug Stores in this city and
Georgetown. mar It-eoStif


These would seem to be the very dog-days of
The dog-star rages, nay, 'lis.past a doubt,"
Avarice and impudence range all about.
The public domain, the common property of
all the nation, and the acquisition of which is,
by law, open to the fair competition of every
citizen, is monopolized by a few before it is
brought into the market, or even surveyed by
the Government. T'Phe impudent formality with
which this-is done, may be seen in the subjoined
publication.-Cinn. Gazette.
The Claim-protecting Association of the Big Woods and
vicinity, east side qof the Big Woods, Cook county, Illinois,
February 26,1836.
Be it remembered, that we, the undersigned inhabitants
on the east side of the Bi WooDns, and its vicinity, have
settled on lands belonging to the United States, and who
have severally made their respective claims, including tim-
ber and prairie.
Now, for the peace and tranquillity of our said settle-
ment, we do severally and individually bind ourselves,
heirs and assigns, in the penal sum of ten thousand dollars,
to protect and assist each other in their respective claims, and
to assist eachother in keeping off all intruders that may intrude
on each other's claims in any way whatever.
And we further bind ourselves, heirs and assigns, to deed and
re-deed to each other at Government price whenever our said
hand or claims shall come in market, even though our respec-
tive claims shall not agree or correspond with General Govern-
ment survey.
The true intent and meaning of these presents are, that wev
severally and individually shall have our said claims which we.
now have claimed, whether our said claims shall correspond with
the actual survey or not.
In case any difficulty--should hereafter arise respecting any
of our said claims in any way whatever, we do severally and in-
dividually agree to submit all disputes and difficulties to the fol-
lowing named persons as a committee, a majority of whom, or
their successors in office, shall settle all kinds of disputes or dif-
ficulties that may arise respecting any claims whatever.
S A. E. CARPENTER, Conmmittee.
All claims as respecting theirsize, both in timberind prairie,
shall-be submitted to the said committee for them to (ay whether
any of our claims are unreasonable in size or not. In case of
any intrusion that may hereafter arise with any oif our claims,
we do severally and individually bind ourselves, our heirs and
assigns, to pay our equal quota of expenses that mai arise in de-
fence ofsaid claims, according to the size orvalue them.
The above meetingwas held at the house of A.Culver, on the
east side of the BIG WOODS, at the date above. /
Sen. JOHN WARNS, Secretary.
At the annual meeting, this 5th day or Augu4, A. D. 1836; at
the house of THOMPSON PAXTON, on the eas e side of the Bi5
WooDS, Cook county, Ill., ASHBEL CULER wvas elected
Chairman, and JOHN WARNE Secretary. Itwas voted thatthis
be called our first annual meeting, and that our next annual
meeting be held on the 6th of August next, at 1 o'clock P. M.,
and to have a semi-annual meeting.
Voted, That the following persons be a new committee:
WARREN SmITH, Committee.
Voted, That at our annual or semi-annual meetings, in all
cases a majority present shall have power to do business: and
further, this instrument shall not be altered in any case, except
at the annual or semi-annual meeting.
Voted, That the Secretary purchase a book to register our
respective claims : and further, every person shall give or pre-
sent a description of his or her claim within ninety days from
this date to the Secretary, to have our claims recorded in said
book. Any claimer not complying as above, such claim by, us
shalt be considered null and void,
Voted, That in all cases where any suit or suits is investi-
gated by the committee, the defaulter or trespasser shall pay
all costs.
Voted, That.this meeting adjourn to the first Saturdayin
February next, at 10 o'clock A. 21.. to the house of THoms-

above,) of-American as well as foreign manufacture, the quality
and finish of which has been looked into with the greatest care
and attention.
mar 20 F. TAYLOR.
B UCKLAND'S' GEOLOGY is this day expected by
P. TAYLOR, being the last of the Bridgewater Treatises,
just published. mar 10


On the Expunging Eesolution.

FRIDAY, JAN. -13, 1837.
having respectively delivered their opinions at length, and
it being now late in the afternoon, Mr. SOUTHARn expres-
sed an intention tospeak, and thereupon moved an adjourn-
ment, that he might have an opportunity of addressing the
Senate on the following day, but the motion was lost-
Ayes 20, noes 21.
Mr. SOUOTARD then declined speaking.
Mr. MooREs then renewed the motion for an adjourn-
ment, but it was again rejected-Ayes 20, noes 22. When
Mr. CALHOUN addressed the Senate nearly as follows:
The gentleman from Virginia (Mr. RivEs) says that the
argument in favor of this expunging resolution has not
been answered. Sir-, there are some questions so plain that
they cannot be argued. Nothing can make them more
plain; and this is one. No one, not blinded by party zeal,
can possibly be insensible that the measure proposed is a
violation of- the Constitution. The Constitution requires
the Senate to keep a journal; this resolution goes to ex-
punge the journal. If you may expunge a part, you may
expunge the whole'; and if it is expunged, how is it kept "
The Constitution says the journal shall be kept; this reso-
lution says it shall be destroyed. It does the very thing

which the Constitution declares shall not be done. That
is the argument, the whole argument. There is none oth-
er. Talk of precedence? and precedence drawn from a
foreign country o They don't apply. No, sir. This is to
be done, not in consequence of argument, but in spite of
argument. I understand the case. I know perfectly well
the gentlemen have no liberty to vote otherwise. They
are coerced by an exterior power. They try, indeed, to
comfort their conscience by saying that it is the will of the
People, and the voice of the People. It is no such thing.
We all know how these legislative returns have been ob-
tained. It is by dictation fiom- the White House. The
President himself, with that vast-mass of patronage which
he wields, and the thousand expectations he is able to hold
up, has obtained these votes of the State Legislatures, and
this forsooth is said to be the voice of the People. The
voice of the People! Sir, can we forget the scene which
was exhibited in this chamber when that expunging reso-
lution was first introduced here Have we forgotten the
universal giving way of conscience, so that the Senator
from Missouri was left alone 1 I see before me Senators-
who could not swallow that resolution ; and has its nature
changed since then Is it any more constitutional now
than it was then 1 Not at all." But Executive power has
interposed. Talk to me of the voice of the People No,
sir. It is the combination of patronage and power to co-
erce'this body into a gross and palpable violation of the
Constitution. Some individuals, I perceive,; think to es-
cape through the particular form in which this act is to be
perpetrated. They tell us that the resolution on your re-
cords is not to be expunged, but 'is only to be endorsed
Expunged." Really, sir, I do "not know how to argue
against such contemptible sophistry. The occasion is too
solemn for ani argument of thi sort. You are going to
violate the Constitution, and you get rid of the infamy by
a falsehood. You yourselves say that the resolution is ex-
punged by your order. Yet you say it is not expunged.
You put-your act in express words. You record it, and
then turn round and deny it.
But what is the motive 1 What is the pretext for this
enormity I Why, gentlemen tell us the Senate has two
distinct consciences--a legislative conscience, and a judi-
cial consciences. As a legislative body, we have decided
that the President has violated the Constitution. But gen-
tlemen tell us that this is an impeachable offence, and, as
we may be called to try it in our judicial capacity, we have
no right to express the opinion. I need not show how in-
consistent such a position is, with the eternal, imprescripti-
ble right of freedom of speech, and how utterly inconsistent
it is with precedence drawn from the history of our British
ancestors, where the same liberty of speech has for centu-
ries been enjoyed. There is a shorter and more direct ar-
gument in reply. Gentlemen who take that position can--
not, according to their own showing, vote for this resolu-
tion ; for, if it is unconstitutional for us to record a resolu-
tion ofcondemnation, because we may afterwards be called
to try the case in a judicial capacity, then it is equally un-
. constitutional for us to record a resolution of acquittal. If
it is unconstitutional for the Senate to declare before a trial
that the President has violated the Constitution, it is equal-
ly unconstitutional to declare before a trial that he has not
violated the Constitution.. Thu.sama principle is involved
in both. Yet, in the very face of this principle, gentlemean-
are here going to condemn their own act.
But why do I waste my breath ? I know it is all utterly
vain. The day is gone; night approaches, and night is
suitable to the dark deed we meditate There is a sort of
destiny in this thing. The act must be performed ; and it
is an act which will tell on the political history of this
country forever. Other preceding violations of theConsti-
tution (and they have been many and great) filled my bo-
som with indignation, but this fills it only with grief. Oth-
ers were done in the heat of party. Power was, as it were,
compelled to support itself by seizing upon new instruments
of influence and patronage; and there were ambitious and
able men to direct the process. Such was the removal of the
deposits, which the President seized upon by a new and
unprecedented act of arbitrary power; an act which gave
him ample means of rewarding friends and punishing ene-
mies. Something may, perhaps, be pardoned to him in this
matter, on the old apology of tyrants-the plea of necessity.
But here there can be no such apology. Here no necessi-
ty can so much as be pretended. This act originates in
pure, unmixed, personal idolatry. It is the melancholy
evidence of a broken spirit ready to bow at the feet of pow-
er. The former act was such an one as might have been
perpetrated in the days of Pompey or Ctesar; but an act
like this could never have been consummated by a Roman
Senate until the times of Caligula and Nere.

A FARM FOR SALE-Situated in Prince George's
county, Maryland, containing 270 or 280 acres. It lies in
a very pleasant and healthy neighborhood, and is distant ten
miles from Washington city. The improvements are a two-
story frame dwelling house, a two-story barn, the lower of stone;
the stable joins the barn, to as to form a right angle, and the
corn-house is connected with the stable, making it a very de-
sirable place for cattle. It lies on the main road leading from
Bladensburg to Good Luck post office, and can easily be recog-
nised by two rows of locust trees leading from the road to the
house. Clover, plaster, and lime have been used with great
success. It certainly yields, in a great degree, to the growth of
clover, timothy, and red-top. There are two meadows, one at
the head of a spring of very pure water, adjoining the barn,
distant sixty yards from the dwelling; :the other in one of the
fields, headed by four first-rate springs. The place is divided
into six fields, and the barn being so centered as to receive the
stock from either direction. This farm would suit a town gentle-
man, for its local situation partakes of some variety. It has a
large supply of wood land, and a very handsome young apple
orchard of select fruit. It possesses a large and desirable out-
leIt'for cattle and hogs, and the farm is well adapted to grazing,
which would render it acceptable to those who would prefer
farming altogether. Possession can be had at any time, and
payments to suit the purchaser. Mo- ~ -se.-Gsonan-W.-.Pn.-
SLIPS and WIcrx 'BayE R, both of Waslinigton city, can de-
Sscribe this farm to the satisfaction of inquiry.
STATIONEiRY.-F. TAYLOR has just received (inad-.
(S edition to his former large supply of very superior Station-
40 gross English Metallic Pens, warranted of superior quality,
and selected with that object, withoutregard to price, beingPor-
ry's, Heely's, Gillot's, and Windls's celebrated Pens of various
descriptions ; also several new kinds that have not been sen in
Terry's London Writing Ink, Black, Red, and Japan.
French Writing Ink, Red and Black, London Ink Powder.
Also on hand 4 varieties Red and Black Ink of the best Ame-
rican manufacture. .
English and Holland Quills, number 60, 70, and 80, Yellow,
Whjte, and Opaque.
Brookman and Langdon's London Drawing Pencils, warrant-
ed genuine.
Also on band Jackson's, Monroe's and Cohau's American
manufactured Pencils of every number and letter.
English and French Wafers, English, Irish, and Vienna Seal-
ing Wax.
Also on hand several varieties ofthe best American Wax.
English Pounce, German Red Tape, French Silk Taste, In-
dia Rubber, (London patent.)
English Letter Paper, Blue and White, Laid and Wove, Plain
; and Gilt.
English and French Note Paper.
Foolscap and Letfor Paper on hand from the manufactories of
Butler, Hudson, Donaldson, Gilpin, Aules, and others.
** Public officers and others may depend on having the
above articles supplied at as low prices (having regard to the
quality) as they can be procured anywhere in the United States.
The subscriber also offers, with the same guaranty, a large
stock of Stationery, and Stationery Articles, (not enumerated

of a measure which will fasten upon our constituents the
present ruinous tariff. The Northern gentlemen very con-
sistently urge a distribution of the surplus, in order (says
the gentleman from New York) to prevent the success of
any plan for reducing the revenue and diminishing the
high rate of duties, and we of the South, who vote with
them are the dupes of their superior cunning. Sir, the
gentleman himself is entitled to great credit for his own


On Mr. BELL'S proposition to distribute the sur-
plus in the Treasury on the 1st.January, 1838.
Mr. ROBERTSON said he was, in general, much op-
posed to the addition of new clauses to an appropriation
bill after it had been matured by the proper committee,
particularly such as introduced matters unconnected with
the main objects of the bill. This mode of legislation of-
ten left no alternative but to adopt a questionable or im-
proper principle, or reject appropriations essential to the
public service. But, in the present instance, he should
overcome his repugnance, and vote for the amendment pro-
posed by the gentleman from Tennessee, (Mr. BELL.)
That amendment, it was true, involved a very important
principle; but it had undergone a full discussion.: indeed,
it had occupied the attention of the country for years past,
and had received the deliberate consideration and sanction
of Congress at the last session. He presumed, therefore,
that every gentleman was prepared to vote upon it.
Having formerly expressed my views (said Mr. R.) on
the propriety of distributing the surplus revenue, I should
not now have risen to say a word on the subject, but for
the remarks ofthe gentleman from Michigan, (Mr. CRARY.)
That gentleman opposes a distribution, if I understand him
correctly, upon the ground that his State has contributed
more than her just proportion towards the revenue, and
that any distribution, therefore, by the ratio of representa-
tion, or of actual population, would do her great injustice.
How is this, sir Upon what principle is it assumed that
Michigan has paid so much more than her due proportion
into the public Treasury, as to be unwilling to receive her
proportional part of the surplus ? Are we to understand
that the gentleman considers the price paid by the People'
of Michigan for-the public lands they have purchased as'
.money levied in the way of a tix 1tSeni-sr'ry-to
justice of the pretension. The People of the new States
'have, by no means, been exclusively the purchasers of the
public-domain lying within their respective limits. It has
been purchased, and is still owned, to a considerable ex-
tent, by the citizens of the old. States, New York, Virgi-
nia, and the rest. But suppose this were not so. Is the
ground to be taken that the price of the public lands is to
be regarded as a forced contribution to the revenue Have
not the purchasers obtained a full equivalent for what they
have paid, as much as if they had purchased from private
proprietors ? Nay, sir, as is suggested near me, have they
not, on an average, realized double and treble the amount
of their investments 1 Will they surrender their purchases?
Or will they set up a title both to the land and the money?
No, sir, I am well persuaded no gentleman here will advo-
cate so monstrous an injustice. The old States freely gave
up, for the sake of harmony, a princely territory, upon the
condition simply of participating, according to a stipulated
ratio, in the benefits to arise from it. They have shown
in this that they were capable of a generous sacrifice for
the public good. .But they can never acquiesce in an open
and flagrant.violation of their rights. Nor can their rep-
resentatives, should such an attempt be made, sit here with
their arms folded, ari4 see those rights wrested from them
by force or fraud. It would really seem as if this Govern-
ment had forgotten the nature of their tenure, and meant
to dispute the title under which alone they acquired and
hold possession of that portion at least of the public do-
main surrounded by the States. We constantly hear of
schemes to reduce the price below the.fair market value;
to yield them up to those who have lawlessly entered upon
them ; to make even an unconditional surrender of them
to the States within which they lie. There is not one of
these schemes that does not violate the compact under
which they are held by the United States. Let me, sir, at
least remind you of the terms of the grant -made by the
State I have the honor to represent.
After dedicating certain portions for specific objects,
among others for compensating her revolutionary soldiers,
whose valor had defended them, it explicitly declares, that
the whole residue shall constitute a'common fund, for the
benefit of all the States, Virginia inclusive, in proportion
to their contributions to the public expenditure. Upon
these terms alone was the surrender made and accepted;
and so long as the proceeds have been required to meet
the public exigencies, all the States have enjoyed the be-
nefits contemplated by the deeds of cession. But for some
years past the increased demand for lands, arising from the
rapid settlement of the new States, and aninordinate spiritof
speculation, irr connexion with the operation of the tariff,
have poured into the-Treasury a redureltnt -r-veRue,-which
the most extra-v-agant-appropriasloflyttVe osuiai- cedn to
consume. It was in this state of things that Congress,-
during the last session, felt itself imperiously called on to
make some disposition of the immense and accumulating
surplus in the Treasury among the several States.' The
ratio adopted may not have done exact justice to each;
Ihe new States particularly, owing to the rapid increase of
their population since.the last census, have not received
the proportion to which the ratio of federal numbers, as
prescribed by the Constitution, would perhaps entitle
them. But still it was a beneficent measure, checking, as
it did, the wasteful extravagance of this Government, and
restoring to the People what justly belonged to them; and
so long as from the same sources-the proceeds of sales of
the public property, or the extortions of an unjust tariff-a
revenue shall be collected, more than adequate to the rea-
sonable waists of the Government, so long will I continue
to vote for restoring the surplus to its lawful owners. ,I
heed not the outcry raised about the corrupting effects of
such-a measure. The Government of the United States
is a mere trustee, and thee States, so far at least as re-
spects the proceeds of the lands they ceded, are no more
liable to be corrupted from receiving what is due to them
from the United States, than if it were dud from France
or England. They solicit no favor; they demand only
what belongs to them. They insist only upon the perform- .
ance of the trust this Government has assumed, and which
it would he coerced to perform, could the question be
brought before any impartial judicial tribunal. It would
not be endured for a moment that this trustee should with-
hold property from its rightful owners, upon the plea that
it would corrupt them to receive it. There is vastly more
danger in leaving the funds here, than in distributing them
among the States. There it may, and I trust will be ap-
plied to the most beneficial purposes instead of being ex-
pended in a partial system of internal improvement, or cor-
ruptly wasted, used through the banks or otherwisein politi-
cal jobs. To my own State, especially, which has paid so
much towards the public revenue, and except in this mode
of distribution has received so little from it, I should hope
for important benefits. Drained as she is of her popula-
tion and wealth by a constant emiigration to the West, and
suffering under the infliction of a protecting tariff, the pub-
lic lands present resources which, judiciously managed,
may, for many years, reinvigorate her industry, enable her
to carry on the local improvements in which she is now
extensively embarked, and provide yet more liberally for
the education of her youth. So far from looking with ap-
prehension at the two or three millions poured into her
treasury under the act of the last session, I should rejoice
-iffroniitl iales uofthe public domairi; of wlioh- h e ceded
so large a portion, she could for a century to come annu-
ally receive an equal amount. Whatever may be thought
of distributing the general revenue, the old States which
surrendered their lands, none can doubt, have a perfect
right to participate in all the advantages resulting from
them. They were ceded by them on the express condi-
tion of such participation. The new States, at least, the
recipients of their bounty, who have been admitted by
them to partake ot this common stock without contributing
to-it, will be among the last, I should hope, who will ever
deny their claim. It is one of sheer justice. Did I not
think it so, I would not urge it; for it is my pride to re-
present a State which would disdain to ask or to accept
more than her due.
Saturday, February 25, 1837.

MR. ROBERTSON .said hlie would not be so unrea-
sonable as to detain the House at that late hour. He rose
merely to make his acknowledgments to the gentlemann
from New York, (Mr. VANnERPOE.,) who had so kindly
undertaken to represent the State of Virginia. The gen-
tleman had only followed the example of the State from
whence he came, in taking the old commonwealth under
his especial protection 4 and as one of her representatives,
(said Mr. R.) I feel myself bound, with all due humility,
to acknowledge the favor. Those whom she has confided
in to represent her, it seems, have mistaken her interest,
and their own duty. We have been outwitted, the gen-
tlenman tells us: gulled by a yankee trick into the support

mar 20-2aw3wd&cpif
District of Columbia, Washington- county, to wit:
nHEODORE MIDDLETON has. applied t.
- Hon. William Cranch, Chief'Judge of the Circuit
of the District of Columbia, to be discharged from imp
ment under the act for the relief of insolvent debtors
the District of Columbia, on the first Monday in April nes
o'clock A. M., at the Court Room, when and where his
tors are requested to attend. WM. BREN'
mar 20-3t CI

wonderful acuteness, which enablesliim so clearly tog
through the 'designs of these very sagacious politician
and it is kind in him to apprize us of our danger. I should
like to have heard him assign the reasons why New Yor
some years past, so much in favor of distributing the s~
plus, is now so decidedly opposed to it. The true reas'o
might perhaps be found to be that, having always a ve
large share of the public funds, she gains more by keeping"
what she has than by coming into a fair division. fi
without attempting to account for the motives Iic, m.
fluence others, I will very frankly tell the g.. rnl. t r, t,.,
reasons that induce meto vote for a distribuim.n. .-'ir i,
with no view, as .he would insinuate, of k, epinr. u i[,
present tariff, but with a view to counteract it. if tI t.,
endured, that the gentleman from New York, who belong
to the dominant majority-to that party which professset
so strong an. interest for the South, and so much hostility,
to this tariff-should taunt Southern gentlemen of thenra
nority with a design to co-operate with the North in keep.
ing it up ? If he and his party are sincere in their profe.
sions, why have they, who wield the whole power oflegi8.
nation, permitted the South so long to be plundered by this
unjust system of taxation? Why suffer it to.oppress at: Ijr
a day, when they have the power at any moment to repeal,
it Why has the scheme of reduction proposed during
the presentsession, been permitted, until this late day, to
slumber upon the table .
Sir, it is because we have no confidence in their profess.
sions that we are compelled to take the only means left us
for redress, by restoring to th, People of the South what
this democratic majority continues to exact from them. It
is this consideration, the conviction that the surplus reve-.
nue, whether derived from the sales of the public property
or from the operation of an oppressive and unconstitution-.
al tariff, belongs to the People, and would be worse than
wasted by being left to the disposal of this Government,j
that induced me to support the proposition last year fbrj
distributing it.- Upon the same principles, until the ruling
party shall reduce the tariff, or take some effectual rtE[th,.
for limiting the revenues to the just wants of the Govern- I
ment, I will vote for a distribution; I call it a distribution-
because in truth no one expects a dollar will ever be:called
--for-by this Government. Only consider, sir, what w,.,ul]
have been outr present condition-had the act of .he last,
session not been passed. We found in the Treasury, onj
the first day of January last, an unexpenil balance ofl
about fourteen millions remaining of the sums" propria-
"ted for the service of the last ydkr; about six million snmore,
it is thought, remained unexpended in the safe-keephig of
the disbursing officers. We distributed among the States
about thirty-seven millions, making, together, about fifty-
seven millions ; add to this the estimated amount of re-
ceipts into the Treasury during the current year, and you
would llave had an aggregate sum of ninety or one hun-
dred millions of dollars, perhaps even more, to be disposed
ofat'the present session. What, sir, should we have done
with it We appropriated last year about twenty millions
more than could be expended. Should we have been call-
ed upon still to increase our extravagant and enormous ap-
propriations to accumulate still larger balances Yes, sir,
and then we should have applied all that could not be wast-
ed in useless fortifications, splendid custom-houses, high]
salaries, and corrupt jobs of every sort to carry on an un-
just system of internal improvements in the Northern andt
Western States, from which the Southern People would, a
usual, have derived little or no benefit. Sir, it is true, as
the gentleman from New York says, the People of the
South have been gulled ; they have been gulled with pro,
mises of retrenchment long enough while suffering froI
the oppressive exactions of this Government, and have at
length, I trust, awakened to a proper sense of their right
andof their interest.I
A word, sir, in conclusion, on the amendment of the
gentleman from New York (Mr. MANN) before me, pro-
posingla distribution among the States.0on the ratio of their
representation on this floor. I 'had intended to vote foi.
that endment, but further reflection has brought me to
a different determination. It does not adopt, any more
than the provisions of the deposit act which the gentle-
man from Tennessee (Mr. BELL) has preferred, -the ratio
prescribed by the ,'nni]-i',i:.n. That ratio, the ratio of
federal numbers, as it is called, it is impracticable at this
time to apply; and though some of the States, particularly
the smaller ones,get under the deposit act more than their
just proportion, and some consequently less, the standard
proposed by the gentleman from New York would, I am
inclined to think, rather increase than lessen the inequali-
ty. The new States at least would be seriously injured by
the change; and as exact justice cannot be administered to
all by either plan, I am willing to adopt. that which most
nearly approaches it, and which is likely to give the5s!
general satisfaction.
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10 do 500 *o
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Tickets only $10-Halves $5-Quarters $2 50.
Certificates of packages of 25 whole tickets $130.
Do do 25 half do 65
Do do 25 quarter do 32 50
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For the benefit of the Petersburg Benevolent Mechanic Asso-
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Tl be drawn at Alexandria, Va. on Saturday, April 8, 1837.
50 prizes of $1,000
20 do 500
Tickets $10-Halves $5-Quarters $2 50.
Certificates of packages of 25 whole tickets $130
Do do 25 half do 65
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For the benefit of the Monongalia Academy.
Class No. 3, for s187.3 -
To be drawn at Alexandria, Va. on Saturday, April 15, 1837.
2 prizes of $2,500
2 do 2,000 .
2 do 1,500
20 do 1,000
20 do 500
Tickets $8, halves $4, .quarters $2.
Certificates of packages of 22 whole tickets $100
Do do 22 half do 50
Do do 22 quarter do 25
$50,000 Capital.
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50 prizes of $1,000.
50 prizes $500
50 do 300, &c.
Tickets $10-Halves $5-Quarters $2 50.
Certificates of packages of 25 whole tickets $140
Do do 25 half do 70
Do do 25 quarter do 35
$35,294, making $30,000 nett.
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For tlhe benefit of the Mechanical Benevolent Society of Norft
Class No. 4, for 1837.
To be drawn at Alexandria, Va. on Saturday, April 289, 18t
50 prizes of $1,000
50 do 250
50 do .- 200
Tickets $10, Halves $5, Quarters $2 50.
Certificates of packages of 25 whole tickets $130
Do do 25 half do 65
Do do 25 quarter do 32

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MONDAY, MARCH 20, 1837. *


NEW YORK, MARCH 17, 1837.
I have never witnessed a more gloomy day in
.the money market than this day. Wall street
Presented a silent, sombre appearance ; not so
niuch on account of what had occurred, as what
was apprehended. The failures in New Or-
leans operate most severely upon several com-
mercial- houses in this city; but upon none so
ruinously as upon the Messrs. JOSEPH, who
have been among the largest bill (foreign and
domestic) dealers in New York ; perhaps few
more extensively in the United States.
An intimate and personal knowledge of these
gentlemen enables me to say that they are high-
ly meritorious. They are but just entering
upon the meridian of life. They have acquired,
and I believe richly merit, the character of en-
terprising, courteous, prompt, and honorable
business men. By their talents and industry
they had arrived at a state of opulence that
seemed to place them beyond the caprice of
fortune, and yet they are now suddenly threat-
ened to be overwhelmed incomplete bankrupt-
cy. It is but a few days since their splendid
banking house tumbled-jinto -ruins; and before
they have recovered from the shock, a failure is
announced to them, by which it is said more than
one million of dollars is placed in jeopardy.
With great judgment andtgood sense, as soon
as they heard of their New Orleans disaster,
they determined to suspend their business until
the result should be accurately known.
This morning a number of the largest capi-
talists in the business community held a meeting
at the office of Messrs. JOSEPH, for the purpose
of consulting with them as to the proper mea-
sures they ought to adopt under the exigencies
of their case. It was stated at the meeting that
Mr. BIDDLE would advance the house one million
of dollars, on proper security, to enable them to
proceed. After some consultation, it was re-
solved, as I understand, that Messrs. JOSEPH
should suspend their payments until Monday
next, by which time it was hoped something more
satisfactory than any thing they now possessed
would be received from New Orleans, and that
the meeting should again convene on that day,
and decide whether the proffered aid should be
accepted, on the -guaranty of their friends, or
whether they should stop payment; and meet
the -result of their New Orleans transactions.
Many think they will be enabled to proceed. I
most sincerely hope they may, but greatly fear
they will not, as it does not depend so much
upon their own means, and their own contracts,
as upon those with whom they have had large
business operations in the South. If these gen-
tlemen are indeed ruined, the consequences no
man caiTrorotalLor foresee. They will be incal-
culably disastrous.
And now a word as -ohose-who have thua
brought desolation and ruin upon the country
through ignorance and corruption. .This is no
I longer a party question. The pressure of the
times is beginning to operate alike upon the
just and the unjust. Political empirics have
had the presumption to pretend that they under-
stood how to regulate the currency of the coun-
try, and have accordingly attempted -it. What
has been the consequence? Need I pursue the
inquiry ?
The specie order of the 11th of July was an
outrageous usurpation of power on the part of the
Executive. It was a violation ofthe Constitution.
Congress so considered it. Will Mr. VAN Bu-
REN assume the responsibility of continuing that
order ? Will he thus make himself a party to the
usurpation ? As the friend of our common
country, I hope he may listen to the voice of
discontent which will reach his ear respecting
this order. As a politician, I hope the counsels
of Benton and Kendall may prevail, and the or-
der be continued.

In all the New York afternoon papers and
evening editions of the same date as the above
letter, we find notices generally corroborative of
the Letterfrom a source entirely to be relied upon.
We extract one or two of them, as follows :
rmo TX .vZantsG ST 5*, MACH 17.
gn The fruit of the wild and mischievous interference of
the late Adminiatration of the Government in the derangement
f thie co ;,. ,- r- ,tlr ",s- .-. ..I, ratiounsof the coun-
try, are j-' -. i.. r .r' .. ..'i i.r and wide among
ter eiti e 1. I .-'- M1. .t- 11 .nana at New Or-
leans for avery heavy amount, we apprehend will involve ma-
ny houses there, and must carry with it destruction to many ex-
tensive concerns in this city; for such was the clpse and heavy
transactions between the two great commercial cities, that there
ig no fr-r..Tr lia-: th i--sue. The news was received last even-
ing, i mn. r;! r r...throughout Wall street. It may, how-
seer, be possible that the banks at New Orleans may find it
necessary to gseaia the Mesrrs.;Hermann, so that it may result
| t a .-- ar i r [ I ..

.. du 1 I ..*.... hIsb.e
n oMM Tsa JOSO AL Or cOMMExCc, MAlCH 17.
4 Under these circumstances, Josephs & Co. call
artl a rmeefg of their friends this morning, who have advised
that tey shoiaMtdsspged until Mon ., 'i,. y i,',p .- ...fthbe
iB i i ,, ,r ,.. partner jf til h u sa e buried an

C(o. bu) seng, it was concluded that two millions and a half
1-wr seessry to carry them through, 'the United Staes
'e iSkefss theti 0e1e million, on condition that the rest can he
I l'i -- '-,, .-> in s, that no loas canr finally result to
r -. ,* ..*r,, Briggs, & Co.; but ..ii. ..i i.. and
tl.W ishr h'Bse hken aod elsewhere associated .:'. ii, .. e
g!> tha lersrmgeenat most prorlute great ieeoneeriea' e.
'soM nan nnw voast ExPRSes, MAUG 17I,
Any ieBetqrOpei oin the concerns of such an Itmentse
fvstshb'hmenrf ast he 1 -. 1,.' itrates throughout the wholeA
knifnev of t he city, i, r they have, the highest cha-
atebr forl ith fl .* e ., I I .iag operations in all parts
o fthe ,arld, it is ft, be wooererd at, that any interruption
f'e r h+e shol u!eese the e xeti ment it has. Wall
Street ,.. I thfoigetld to-day t ears sil al catch a lisp of the
I ., v '-.. .,''w ell be sup-
p .siwi, -, ,. ,h i ,,,' I. r. i Bank fell to
114 per Cent.; Delaware openset et li, ad went down to 77-
nearly a thousand shares cold! Molixwk Sdow t to 7t; Long
Island 70, There was a general fal! of sital acksB (t'fot two to
r 1; t' r t cenat. The operations, hliowoea, wt'ere niot very x-
I illl '

Our advtes froms Naw Orlean. *,,..i '..
1.., ., se pendaed pe a... 1 .. .I .
S .' r tw 0 I ,.. .- ..:. .:1 .1 -
The npresis however, h, Fers, has not bhen near as tinstevo
able as vwe snls hliNt Y#expoed.
The money mtrlt clo e to-day quite as well as it did yes,

Mr. ALEXANDER, of Annapolis city, this morn-
ing called up his far famed preamble and reso-
lution submitted by him some time since, con-
demning the president and directors of the Che-
sapeake and Ohio Cans) Company, and imput-
ing connivance to the Legislature of last year,
with the alleged frauds and misapplication of
the State's loan to said company, by the said
president and directors. His preamble and re-
solution having been read through,
Mr. BUCHANAN, of Alleghany county, offered
the following as a substitute :
WHEREAS, a majority of the joint committee appointed s
by the General Assembly of this State, at December ses-
sion, 1835, to inquire into the manner in which the
loan of two millions of dollars to the Chesapeake and Ohio
Canal Company has been expended, and thecauses which
led to the erroneous estimates furnished the Legislature
for the completion of the canal to Cumberland ; also, ge-
nerally into the manner in which the public moneys ap-
propriated for the construction of works of internal im-
provement, in this State, have been expended," did by their
report made to the Legislature in 1835, fully exonerate the
president and directors of that company from all censure,
as well with regard to the errors in said estimates, as with
reference to the alleged misapplication of a part of said
loan to the payment of the pre-existing debts of said com-
pany, and to the costs of soine necessary repairs of its work:
And whereas, the said 'General Assembly, notwithstand-
ing the dissenting report made by-the minority of that
committee on this subject, at May session, 1836, did, byr
their act, granting further aid by a subscription of three
millions of dolla-e to the capital stock of said company,
virtually approve ofnd and adopt the afore report of the
majority of that committee, and thus overrule or waive
whatsoever objections had been made to said expenditures:
And whereas, it is expressly provided by the second sec-
tion of chapter 241, passed at December session 1834-5,
that the certificates of stock or bonds of this State should
be issued as the same should be required for the purposes
of said company, and for such amount in the aggregate as
shall be necessary to complete said canal to Cumberland,
not exceeding two millions of dollars;" and by the 17th
section of said act, the said president and directors of said
company are required and authorized to apply said loan
to any use or purpose within- the proper "scope, iean-
ing, or authority of said act, or of the charter of its incor-
pornation," and it has not at any time been alleged by any
person, that any portion of said loan has been applied to"
any purpose not "within the proper scope, meaning or au-
thority of-said act of incorporation:" Therefore,
Be it resolved by the Legislature of Maryland, That it
is unwise, unnecessary, and wholly inexpedient to institute
any suit or action against the president and directors of
the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company.
In support of his preamble and resolution,
Mr. ALEXANDER made a most labored speech of
great length, in which he took occasioil to abuse
the president and directors of the canal com-
pany, and the editors of the National Intelli-
Colonel ELY argued at some length on the
same side.
Mr. BRENGLE moved to lay both the pream-
ble and resolution, and the substitute, on the table,
on the ground that the session of the Legislature
was too near a close to-investigate this sub-
ject. He utterly denied that the officers of the
canal company had made an improper use of
the two million loan, and vindicated their cha-
racter in all of their transactions.
Mr. McLANE, of Baltimore city, made one of
the most sensible, able, conclusive, and eloquent
speeches I have heard the present session in op-
position to Mr. Alexander's proposition, and
in support of Mr. Buchanan's substitute,
The motion of Mr. BRENGLE, to refer the
whole matter. -to th-f n c.to-Ia -. -.,aamlye
was carried by a vote of 37 to 24. Had the
isolated question been put to the House, whether
to adopt or reject Mr. Alexander's proposition,
I am sure it would, in the language of that ho-
.nest-hearted gentleman, General RIDGELY, have
been scouted from the House.

The Norfolk Herald states that GEO. LOYALL
(a member of the last Congress) has received
the appointment of Navy Agent of the Norfolk
station, in the place of Nash Legrand, resigned.

We add the following, received since our last;
to the many similar complaints of the general de-
rangement of the Mails throughout the country :
Messrs. GALES & SEATON : For the last six months, my
every-day reflection concerning the Postmaster General,
Quousque tandem abutere, patientia nostra ?" has been
subdued with the hope of, at least, the promise of reform
in the new King's reign; but I now give it up." Most
of your papers I receive in the course of the season, but at
most unequal intervals. As a sample of the miserable
mockery called the Post Office establishment," your pa-
per reached here but once during the last week. It is with
extreme regret that I have to relinquish the advantages of
your most inestimable journal, but I cannot consent to be
any longer thus provokingly tantalized, and to pay the
Department" four or five dollars a.year for the imposition.
You will please discontinue forwarding your paper to
me after the receipt of this.
With great respect and esteem, I am your obedient ser-

By the packet ship Virginian, from Liverpool,
our London files have been- received at New
York to Feb. 7th; and Liverpool to the-8th.
The nrIo,"w from the Continent has been anti-
-i :! i l.v h-i lie h.. clht frmtn H-avreoB; rd -.l,' F-..-r,
E,..il:hil :hi-n.'liv it-'i..Ili-' from the increas-
ed essure on the money market, the appre-
hensions concerning which were rendered more
alarming from the fact of one private banking
house in Lombard street having loaned half a
million to the Bank of Enm, .,,,1 on the security
o':,,. '., ,,, i, ,,iii :, held by the bank.
The amount of bills issued by the private
banks has been excessive, from some of them
four times the tasual amount. As a relief, how-
ever, the engagements of the merchants are more
limited than they would have been had not the
present ,,il,. ,lii been for some time anticipat-
ed. In Liaerpool there has been a failure of a
wholesale ...... firm to 250,0001. and rufuoos.
were rife respecting defalcations in M',i,,',, .2.

4-fr taklisn Fire Company.--By a resolution of ithe
Comleniy, adopted at the last meeting, the membo,' are reqsir-
ed Ito aeeumble for drill, atit the Engine House, on 'T'esday, at
3 o'clocek its mis af'teinooi, J. H. SMOOT,
rmar m ts -,. 1. 1. ,
T7I' :- li -. *' I .- iii .srehioutMs with a hlire story
.u. I lih, I, ,. ,,hi y neree am y appeudtageo il 0 mle
p i ,; ...... .. I .i i. i s .....I .\ jy streets w ent,
This property im well otlclhttled for an estonsive buMsiaess in

coal, wood, and mboler.
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lO10 kags prime No. 1 Lard
Iteested on on-ignment, and for sale by
tlsr .O-It GEO. LOWRY,


The beautiful sun which shone down yester-
day, looked nowhere in its earth-wide course
upon a sublimer moral spectacle than that pre-
sented in the reception given by thousands and
tons of thousands of intelligent, uncorrupted and t
incorruptible freemen, to one of themselves-to
a man without power, patronage or place-but a
to a man who has steadily, consistently, with f
consummate ability, and a true American heart,
vindicated, once and again, the laws aud Consti-
tution of his country-and resisted, with un-
flinching spirit, the usurpations of Executive
Lpng before the steamboat from Amboy was
in sight, dense masses covered the wharves and
streets contiguous to the landing-and when,
finally, gaily decked with streamers, the boat ap- i
preached, the air was rent by cheers which were,
again and again, repeated, when Mr. WBnSTER, accompa-
nied by Mr. D. B. OGDENF, Mr. P. HONE, Mr. J. W. LEA-
VITT, Mr. HeGH MAXWELL, and others, proceeded to the
carriage furnished for him.
- When seated therein, the procession was marshalled by
some two hundred horsemen, who led the van ; then the
barouche in which was Mr. W., followed by other carriages
and a multitudinous assemblage of pedestrians.
The progress up Broadway was triumphal. Every door,
every window, every pile of building materials along the t
street, was alive with human beings, cheering, as the car-
riage passed them, the Senator, the Orator, the Patriot.
Mr.WEBSTER was uncovered, and during much ofthe time
stood up in the carriage. When finally he reached the Ame- ,
rican Hotel,the mass opposite became so dense as to render e
all passing to and fin in that wide thoroughfare impossible.
Mr. W. therefore went to the window, and addressed the
multitude for a few minutes, expressing his deep tr i.
tion and gratitude at the reception .,:.n 1.-- h-i,, and his
ardent wishes for the continued prosperity and happiness
of themselves and the noble city to which they belonged.
This short address was received with enthusiastic acclama-
tions, and the mighty mass melted quietly and. instantly
In the' evening, at half past 6, Mr WEaBSTER, accompa-
nied by the committee charged with his reception, proceed-
ed to Niblo's Saloon-which was full to overflowing, and
contained in its galleries and on the floor not less than
thirty-five hundred persons, to say nothing of the multitude
unable to get in.
The meeting was called to. order by Alderman CLARK,
who proposed for President DAVID B. OGDEN, which, upon
being put to vote, was unanimously adopted.
The following gentlemen were then elected Vice Presi-
ROBINS, Secretaries.
After a brief address from Mr. OGDEN, Mr. IV. present -
eLhimselfto the meeting, and was received, as in the morn-
ing, with overwhelming cheers. He was sensibly and mani-
festly affected by-such cordiality on the part of such a meet-
ing. A stranger comparatively to the city-and having
only, in common with those before him, the ties of country,
and of past exertions and future hopes in a common cause-
that of rescuing the Constitution alike fromU open violation
and insidious undermining-he was greeted as a brother,
as a faithful public servant should be, by those whom,
though not his immediate constituents, he has faithfully
As soon as silence could be obtained, Mr. VWEBSTER
commenced his address, and when we say that for two
hours and a half he held the untiring attention of that au-
dience, all standing the while, by a speech addressed to the
understanding and patriotism, not to the imagination or
passions of those before him, we convey the strongest im-
pression of the surpassing excellence and power of the
We busily for an hour attempted a report of his remarks,-
but were finally-too much carried away alike by the mat-
ter and the manner of the speaker, and broke off.
We do not, therefore, offer any sketch of this remarka-
ble address, which, we must hope, Mr. WEBSTER will be
able to recall and write out, so that other thousands, and
hundreds of thousands may be profited and instructed by
reading, as were those who heard it.
Suffice it for the present to add, that as a review of the
past measures of the Administration, particularly in refer-
o..da to-tho-nhu e of-the pow-o f--o removal and appoint-
ment, and the regulation of the currency, by Executive
edicts, in contradiction of the expressed will of Congress,
and the well-settled interests of the nation, it was unan-
swerable. Its statements'were all arguments-or rather
demonstrations. With great decorum as to the mefi whose
acts he commented on, and without impeaching their mo-
tives, Mr. WV showed, as clearly as the noonday sun, that
the tendency of such acts on the part of rulers, and such
acquiescence on the part of the People, was to elective
Mr. WEBSTER declared his purpose at the outset to speak
out-without reservation, to lay his whole soul before the
meeting; to give a true, frank, and full expression of his
opinionsand views. That's what we want," was a cry
loudly uttered and'repeated. And that you shall have,"
said Mr. W. without ifs or buts-without non-committal
or evasion. .
At the close of the speech, it was announced by Mr.
Hone, that, through the politeness of the city authorities,
the Governor's Room idnthe City Hall had been put at the
disposition of Mr. W. and that he would accordingly re-
ceive his friends there to-day between 12 and 2 o'clock.
While these lines are passing through the press, the Hall
is crowded with citizens anxious to do honor to a man who
does honor to the country.


The following account of the reception of the
American Minister, Mr. EATON, at the Spanish
Court, is translated from the Madrid Gazette of
the 30th of January.-Nat. Gaz.
Mr. J. H. EArTON, the new Envoy Extraordinary and
Minister Plenipotentiary from the United States of Ame-
rica near her Majesty, had the honor of an audience with
the august Queen Regent at the Royal Palace, on Satur-
day, the 28th instant, at 6 o'clock in the evening, and de-
livered his credentials, addressing her Majesty as follows :
Madam: In presenting myself before your Majesty, I
have much satisfabtibn in saying, by the authority and in-
structions of the President of thie United States, that he
views, with the greatest pleasure, the amicable relations
which subsist between the Government of the United
States and that of Spain, and desires, with the liveliest
interest, (as I do likewise,) that the perfect harmony which
happily exists between the two countries should not be in-
terruptd. -The President of the United Sta:. .,_.. with
regret the ',i.i.t',,, with which Spain is :,t:'ic:'.-.l, but'
trusts that tli.. ,. p.ruderit, and firm administration of
your Majesty and your counsellors will tend to establish
shortly the peace of the nation, and insure to your Majes-
ty's subjects happiness and public order."
To which the Queen renied as follows :
Sir: I receive with the highest satisfaction the kind
assurances which the Prsi'dent of the United States re-
news by means of so worthy a representative, and am over
desirous to preserve and draw still closer the relations of
family which froftunately exist between Spain and that
country. It aiu'ords rne pleasure to extend to your excel-
lency a favorable reception, and to exhibit to you the esteem
which your countrymen deserve at my hands."

Office of the Potomac Fire Insurance f.'.n'.|..'i

"jOTICE TO -'l' r it.it.t B H. i '- -. ho stocholiht-
r-'S r are relueasted to convenee t the Company's Ollice, on
Monday, the 27th inst, at 10 o'clock A. M. for the purpose of
eonsdiering the act of .... **, approved Marlch 3d, 1837, en-
titled "An eact to amend the charter of the Potomcae Fire Inu-
rance Company of Geoegetowhn.
fy order of thr Prenident and Directors:
liar 20-3tTuTh&Sif WM. I. GOSZLER, Seec
'i:u.!. r'-7G OFF AT COST.-Thi subscribers beg
I ... ,. offTor to to Publie their" entire stock of renly-nade
SloMliatg, -s' 7nt;T ,f y all tIs and s i' ,, t. wioteriantl tum-
tii waitI, i .. dispose of at rest prices. Persons wislt-
i, to prbases by the quantity will find it to their advantage to

Thy would also inform the Public that aa they re closing
thoitr aI iinep, they would request all indebted te close their at-
coan lts without delay, otherwise they will be placed in the
handle of it collier for collection, and all having claims against
liet I o ireo ie'tt tthe ame.
mr loea50 1t IRAWLINGS & LONGDON.

L ell 4'I .,,P Iu-1,. fit subscriber has no w ,u(l0at six Inodred
S .. I. t .... potatoes, wlhin will be sold low if takon
Nf'm Itho vessel. EVAN LYONS,
nmar 20--t Goorgetown.


We have given insertion below, with great
pleasure, to a letter from an officer of the Ar-
my in Florida, of experience and distinction. th
We think, however, that although the People of in
the United States have exhibited some itrpa- p
tience to see the termination of the Indian war, w
and although that impatience may have been re- di
flected from the press, they have, in the main,
been disposed to do justice to those actually ed
employed in the service. This disposition iu- a
creases, too, with a knowledge of the obstacles p
which have been encountered and which still s
present themselves. Our own impressions with b,
regard to the conduct of the war have been too
often stated to require repetition'. The Army
has done its-duty with bravery and fidelity, and e
it deserved a better reward at the hands of the a
Government than unfounded imputations, cold I
neglect, grave charges, or such Capriciousness h-
of system that the service of the country, instead m
of being subject to a system of rules, came to
be regulated upon'an uncertain and partial ty- mr
ranny. We now expect better things. d
Extract of a letter dated Florida, February 25, 1837. i
After twenty-five years' service in the Army, I can claim 0t
the. honor of some personal experience of the hardships, t,
perils, and discomfort to which a soldier is exposed. All d
that I have previously seen is mere child's play, compared
to the vexatious and thankless toils we are now obliged to
endure. On the Niagara frontier, twenty-three years ago,
we had severe fighting, it is true, but we had less exposure,
less ft.''.:. and, above all, we had less denunciations. n
Thdre, we had a bold and fearless enemy to fight, and after s
an-engagement our Government applauded'us; and so far b
as we could'judge from the Gazettes of the day, we were a
told that our conduct deserved the thanks of the country. e
What is now our condition ? During the last year we S
have been marching hither and thither-now in swamps d
nearly to our waists, again in dense hammocks which you t
can only penetrate at the risk of having your eyes pulled
out, and your skin torn from your body. From the impos-
sibility of carrying any quantity of provisions with us on i
our.descents into the swamps, we are at times half-starveil, '
while the putrid water which we are obliged to drink is
sufficient to nauseate a hog. .
All this, and more, could be cheerfully endured, pro-
vided we were spared the maledictions with which we are
daily assailed by the press of the country. Can you ex-
plain why we are thus incessantly abused ? Has there I
been any instance in which we have failed of our duty ?
Have we on any occasion met the enemy's forces without
repelling them Have there not been exhibited by ouroffi-
cers many brilliantinstances of gallantry and enterprise? t
But in answer to all this you will say, the Army has not
expelled the enemy from Florida. -That is true; but is it
our fault? If the Indians will subdivide into detachments,
conceal themselves in long grass and impenetrable ham-
mocks, ve us a fire, and-then scatter like a flock of par-
tridges,how is it possible that they can be subdued, except-
by time and-by continually harassing them
The savages are now playing the part of Guerillas-they
fire and retreat. Did not the famous Guerilla chief, Mi-
na, in the mountains of Navarre, keep a French army of
40,000 men at bay during two years ? Do we not know
that the brigands of Calabria and Abruzzo have defied the-
Government of Naples for the last fifty .yeais, and are still I
unsubdued l Was there not a larger army than we ever
had in Florida, during the reign of the accomplished and
gallant king Murat, engaged for fifteen months in pursuing
the brigands in Calabria, and without complete success
Why, then, I ask, are we so much to be blamed for not
accomplishing what others have failed in? Can the fleet
and eagle-eyed Indian be more readily caught than the
brigand of Calabria or guerilla of Navarre? No one, cer-
tainly, can pretend to say that the swamps and hammocks
of Florida are more easily penetrated than the fastnesses of
the brigand and guerilla.
We were told a year ago by a self-complacent member
of Congress, that lie would contract to terminate the war
in three months by Kentucky and Tennessee volunteers.
We have had these volunteers; and what have they achiev-
ed? I am not disposed to detract from their merit, but cer-
tainly they accomplished but little.
The regular army now, as on all, previous occasions,
have shown themselves to be brave and efficient. In con-
nexion with the regular army, we have the corps of marines
under the command of Colonel Henderson, who' is an ami-
able gentleman and gallant and persevering officer. The
regiment hd commands he may well be proud of, for a
more enterprising class of officers or better disciplined men
I have never seen in any country.
A very handsome affair recently took place under the
command of Colonel Henderson, on the Hatchee Lustee.
Learning that a large body of Indians and negroes had con-
centrated in the Great Cypress Swamp, a detachment, con-
sisting of Captain Harris's mounted marines, Major Mor-
ris's brigade of Indians, and Colonel Caulfield's volunteers,
penetrated the swamp until they arrived at theriver Hatch-
ee Lustee, where the enemy was advantageously posted on
the opposite side of the river. This was a choice position ;
for feeling themselves secure from our bayonets, they could
fire their deadly rifle while protected by trees.
'Our troops, I am told, (for Was not in the action myself,)
displayed to the right and left, and in a sharp fire of twen-
ty minutes the Indians slowly receded, when an'brder was
given to cross the river. Five officers, namely, Major
Morris, Captain Hairis, of the marines, Lieutenants Cham-
bers, Searl, and Lee, gallantly crossed over a fallen tree,
and then led their men in face of a galling fire from the
savages. They were pursued for many miles into the
Swamp, knee deep in mud, until the darkness of night ar-
rested the pursuit. On a small scale, this was quite a
spirited affair; and I should feel as much honored in being
one of the fine officers who led the troops across the river,
as I was in being in. the battle of Chippewa. Though I
have mentioned this particular affair, there are twenty oth-
ers, that have occurred, during the campaign, equally cred-
itable. t ,
We will not demand credit for thus doing our duty; we
are under the ban, and are content to abide the issue ; but
we hope it. is not too much to ask of you the exercise of
little charity and forbearance towards us..
'SPErcI CURRENCY.-The Portland Advertiser states
that counterfeit Mexican dollars are in circulation there to
a considerable extent, and so well executed that their true
character can be discovered only by persons who are in a
habit of handling silver money. Counterfeit half dollars
ate also in circulation there. So it appears that the dan-
ger. of counterfeits is by no means avoided by resorting to,
specie as a circulating medium. The proper place for spe-
cie, except so much as is wanted for change, is in the-
vaults of the banks.-Jour. Conm.
Tmim: ALnBA.NY OVERSLAUGH.-Extracf qf a letter dated
"'Albany, t-arem 13, 1837.-" I am happy to inform you
that' Marcy's farm' has gone off with the last Administra-
tion Thie pier upon which the Government officers have
been engaged for the last two seasons, connecting the two
islands, situate about three miles below the city, is now
completed, and on -examination there is found to be an
average depth ofnine feet of water in the channel,where
before it was most shallow, and where the vessels were
generally aground. This fact creates considerable sensa-
tion in Albany, and we are all now anticipating a rapid in-
crease of population, business,&c. and with it a rise of pro-

In Cooper county, in the State of Missouri, on the 18th
ult. James WILmmAMi, infant son of Dr. TnoA S EvANS
also, on Monday, the 20th ult. after a short, but painful
illness of plearisy, Mrs. DOROTHY ANN, consort of
Dr. TuoMaS Evans, apd daughter of the late Rev. JoNa
CuaotMRS, formerly of Washington City.
On the 37th of January, in Lincolnshire, England, at
the residence of her son, J..C. Wi/liamson, Esq. ISA-
BELLA, relict of the Rev. DAnID WLLImaImSON, and mo-
ther-in-law of the Hon. GImEON LEE, of New York, in
her 7'lth yeare.

TIURNWITURE SAILE.-On Tuesday morning, 21sat:
inas., opposite Brown's Hotel, at 11 o'clock, we shall sell
a quantity of Furniture for a lady leaving the city, viz.
French, Post, nnd Trundle Bedsteadls
JCarmp'i, Straw mattm -. ChaIirs, Settoo
S. '-i. iir, Sihdeboardl, I .. .
I -.i., ..... Dininb, Tables, Beds, Mattresses
.1...l' .. Crib, % .. i .1..1I, Looking Glasses
Plated Castors, Knives and Forks, Lamps
Stoves, Croccry, Glass, Books, lhitchen utensils, &c.
Sale for cash. P. MAURO & SON.
Mar 20'--t


When I wroteyou yesterday on the money market, and ir
ie difficulties that were encountered in meeting the pay- a'
ents of tthe nonth, I was afraid tomention the panic which la
prevails here, in consequence of the scarcity of money and s(
ant of confidence. Yesterday it was confidently reported d
at the two houses ofl ermann 4i- Briggs, and Lee, Mad- 0
iox, 4- Wood, could not meet their engagements, in con-
;quence of which they asked a delay, which was grant- It
d;. to-day, it is rumored they have stopped, and serious
apprehensions are entertained of other heavy failures. '
reduce is pouring down from the West. TheWestern C
)eculators will be sadly disappointed, for they will not 0
a able to realize the prices they have paid to the farmers. St
As I feel very reluctant to increase the panic and want tI
f confidence prevailing at this moment at New Orleans u
among the commercial community, I will give you in pri- A
ate the result of my inquiries respecting the state of affairs n
ere, and the failures that have taken place, and you can p
.ake the use you please of my information. b
Great were the difficulties encountered by many of our C
merchantss oeall classes to effect their payments on Satur- wa
ay last, the 4th-some in consequence of their operations
n cotton, Western produce, Ihnds, lots, &c.&c. and others TV
wing to unexpected and unavoidable disappointment from
heir customers, and the planters who have not sent in time ti
ie produce pledged for advances, and a want ofaccommo- ti
action from the banks. It
It was reported on Saturday that the house of Hermann a
Briggs & Co., that of Lee, Maddox, & Wood, and others, d
were struggling against great difficulties to effect their c,
payments, which spread a general alarm in the market,
among the cotton men in particular. Early in the after- tl
non, Saturday, it was reported that' both houses had j,
topped payment, and in the evening it was said that the S
,anks-which, by the by, according'to general opinion, &
re deeply concerned in this panic--and thehouseof Lizar-- l
i, had agreed to come to the assistance of the two mention- a
d houses which were the most exposed to breaking, c
Sunday elapsed in an uncertainty, and yesterday, Meon- t!
lay, it was, asit appears, found impracticable to afford them th
he requisite relief, which compelled them to stop payment. 1
To the failure of Hermann, Briggsi & Co. and Lee, t.
Maddox, & Wood, whose liabilities, according to report, n
amount to three millions of dollars, was added that of Tho- q
nas Barett and two or three other first-rate houses; but a
upon inquiring I.1 found that the report was utterly false, v
specially as regards the house of Barett, which I was told n
was perfectly sound,-whilst, at the same time, I was-assur- V
:d that there was a great, exaggeration in the reports in b
circulation, though there was sufficient cause for a general
anic in the eventof th the banks refusing to come to the as- s
distance of the merchants, owing to the immense quantity t
of bills on hand; but veryfew transactions for cash having t
been effected within the last three months. Another re- a
port is, that bills to the amount of one million of dollars 1i
Irawn by the house of of New York, upon the a
houses of Hermann & Briggs, Lee, Maddox, & Wood
and others, already accepted here by the latter and dis-
counted, couldunot be taken up, and must be sent back to
thle drawers.
The effect of these failures acd reports upon the bank,
you may .imagine yesterday there was no possibility of ob- I
gaining any discounts for first-rate bills, which increases
the embarrassments of the merchants- and traders, and
throws a complete damp upon the market in general, with-
out excepting cotton, in which nothing Was done yester-
day. A fall in the prices of all description's of Western
produce is expected, as likewise in cotton. Finally,the as-
pect of affairs is as gloomy as the weather,.the rain having
been pouring down upon us for the last 48 hours, without
any appearance of clearing up.
FAILUREs.-The reports on this head were so contradic-
tory even at the office of the Notary,who protests for the
different banks, that I have abstained from writing until I
have been able to make the fullest inquiries, the result of
which is-
The stoppage of the old house of -lermann & Son, (the
Do. do. of Hermann & Briggs, (the son.)
Do. do. of Thomas Barett & Co., in which there is ano-
ther son of Mr. Hermann, senior, in partnership.
That is to say, that the three houses of Hermann, who
were closely connected, have definitively stopped; that of
T. Barett & Co. to-day, when Mr. Barettt resigned his
situation as Director of the Gas Company. Great exer-
tions have been made to support this-house, ljut their con-
nexion with the other two rendered useless and insufficient
the means placed attheir disposal. The liabilities of the
three establishments are variously stated at from nine to
ten millions of dollars; but it is expected that T. Barett &
Co. will be enabled to resume their payments next month.
The house of Lee, Maddox, & Wood, after a short sus-
pension of one day, have resumed their payments and ope-
rations, as it was found that they- had ample means to
meet every demand upon them,.and their credit is unim-
The reports that are in circulatiori 'o"n-srninre two'more
respectable houses are destitute of -1'.J.rl.i.., ,.nd conse-
quently I abstain from giving you their names.
The amount of bills drawn by upon the houses of
Hermann, and which will be returned protested to New
York, is variously estimated at from $1,200,000 to one mil-
lion and a half; but it is generally supposed that they must
be secured by the amount of shipments of cotton effected
by the Hermanns, and consignedto to the agent of the New
York house at Liverpool. I hope that this is the case.

Gentlemen : As the land' sitrveyors, either through
apathy or inability, have not solved my problem of the d
ultimo, I shall now propose one for the amusement of civil
engineers ; and, on the first'of April, if a solution be not
offered before that day, I shall hand you mine.
Very respectfully,, MATHO.
Of a certain tract of land, A, B, GC, and D are in the
boundary line: so is P; E, F, H, and G are in the inte-
rior: so is K1; L and M occupy different stations, .and
form, with P, a triangle whose-area is equal to one-half of
the whole-tract given at 1,800 square miles. Within this
tract a railroad is to be constructed, which must pass
through E, F, H, G, and K, and touch A, B, C, D, 0,
and V in its way to point P. Now, 0 and V are forty
miles apart, and ten miles south of A E, E G, G D,
which are in the same straight line, and twenty miles apart.
K and P are north and south of each other, and equally
distant from F and H, which are in the same straight line
with A and E. L and M are north of A and D, and in
.the same straight line with B and C. Hence arise thefol-
lowing queries, viz. At what point in this tract must the
railroad begin, and how many times must it pass through
K in order to insure its passage thrtogh, and its touching
at, the different points specified in the proposition ?I How
many miles in length must it be,. and what must be its
cost at the rate of 10,000 per mile? Also, at what dis-
tance from point P may switches be placed, which shall, if
closed after the cars shall'have passed, prevent them from
ever returning to point P, or finding stopping place'2 And
what must be the nature and construction of the rails on
this road, and of the wheels or runners of the cars, so as
to render it .r..,_.]I. impossible for the cars to leave the
'track without taking tire rails along i A solution on prin-
ciples purely geometrical is required. MATHO.
F STREET, WasUmINGTON, MAncn 141, 1837.

ALL.-S. WOODWVARD informs his friends that his
next Bait will take place on Tuesday, the 28th instant, at
Citizens' Hall, Congress street, Georgetown..
Samuel Cropley, John Garret,
Samuel Rarey, R. L. McPherson,
Themas Baker, Richard 3. Jones,
Vincent Taylor, John Kirkwood,
Samuel Cunningham, WVm. Dove.
Tickets to be had at the bar and at lihe door of the Hall.
nnir 20-eo3t
O PBRlN'PlERS.-Wanted at the othce of the South--
er Christi al. rald, iin Coheraw, South Corli n, twoe
josrneymia Prilsees, of good cliaracters and ihdilstrious habits.
None oilier need apply. Religious men would be very decid-

edly preferred.
Applications (postage paid) addressed to the Editor, and en-
closing testimonials of character and competency, shall receive
prompt attention, miar 20
-]OOR SALE, on consignment from the owner of one of
- the best Orchards in the adjoining counties, from 40 to 50
barrels of pure Juice of the Apple (Cider,) most of it racked
from brandyhogsheads. It can be recommended as a first-rate
article for bottling, or a desirable article for fishermen.
imair 20-3t MUDD, SHEPIIERD & CO.


S" NEw Y oRK,'MARCH 18. '
New York, for the week past, has been thrown
ito an unusual fever of excitement. Almost
ll classes of men, from the merchant to the day -
aborer, have suffered in consequence of the
severe pressure upon the money market. Thurs0
ay evening brought to our city the worst news
f the week, reporting to us the failure for a
mrge sum of one of the first houses in New Or-
oans. It was also reported that Messrs. Her-
nann & Son, and Messrs. Hermann, Briggs &
,o. with others, had failed for several' nilii.:.ns
f dollars. It was known that tlhe i, i siL Jo-
ephs, of this city, were responsible for them to
large amount, say eleven or twelve hundred
thousand dollars. The Messrs. Joseph were
n prepared for such news, and the consequence
'as that, early yesterday morning, it was an-
ounced that they would be compelled to stop
payment. The Express Mail last evening:
brought better news. The Messrs. Joseph re-
eived the following letter from one of the firms
-ho were compelled to stop payment:
hIesrs. J. L. & S. JOSEPH & Co.
Dear Sirs: We addressed you on the 7th inst. in rela-
on to the affairs of Hermann, Briggs, & Co. Since then
heir matters have taken several different turns, and at
st, by the proposition of yesterday, promise an early and
sati-factory adjustment, of which there -is scarcely a
oubt, as the points of the arrangement, in a measure,
ome from the banks themselves.
Our time being all taken up in endeavoring to effect
hose arrangements, leave us no leisure for any-other ob-
act, and as a consequence, our advices must be short.
-uffice it, however, now to say, that Reynolds, Marshall,
SByrne make a new house both here and in Natehez, for
tie liquidation of the affairs of Hermann, Briggs, & Co.,
nd to the which their whole fortunes will be carried-
ertainly not less than three millions of dollars-and in
he course of to-day or to-morrow all the banks will cer-.
tainly come into the measure, giving the parties 9, 12, 15,
8, 21, and 2-1 months for the payment of their debts-
heir Northern liabilities to he arranged for first, but the
manner is not yet'fixed. Our position with the house in
ucstion has so much impaired our credit as seriously to
Effect ournegotiations, which were our only reliance for a
while to place you in funds for our maturities; but the very
moment their business is settled, we will remit to you the
whole amount of our debt in some shape or other, accepta-
ble, we trust, to all the parties concerned.
In the mean time, do not, if you can possibly avoid it,
spend your payments, as you will neither lose by the par-
ies, nor be placed under cash advances many days after
his reaches you. Yesterday morning six of the banlksliad
agreed to the proposed measure, and we have this moment
rarnt that two more, whose boards have just met, have
lso come in. Yours, truly,
Upon the reception of this letter, Messrs. Jo-
seph announced their intention of immediately
resuming payment, but, by advice oftheirfriends,
they have'concluded to await further news from
Now Orleans. Since two o'clock to-dayI have
ieard it rumored that the Messrs. Joseph will
not be able to resutn8 payment.
Three P. M.-I have just been informed of
t!p failure of four among our best houses-two
in Wall street, and two more in the vicinity of
Wall street. I forbear to mention names, as it
can do no good, and may 'do evil., We are see-
ing our worst days, and look upon the Govern-
ment as the chief author of our troubles.
The money market to-day in the city has
been no easier than during the earlier part of
the week. I have been told of an instance
where five per cent. a month was paid' for ready
cash upon good bank stock. Stocks have gone
up to-day: United States Bank 3 a 3J per ct. ;
other kinds of stock have risen a shade. ....
The mails from the North failed entirely yes-
terday, and have not yet arrived to-day.
The North river has opened as -far as New-
burg, and it is expected will be -Open as far as
Hudson by Monday.
The weather in the city to-day has been dull,
and the rain is now falling. Members of Con-
gress and ex-members are here in great num-
bers. Mr. WEBSTER still continues in the city,
and is receiving the attention of all classes of
men, and I believe of all parties.
Yours, &c.

Brig Orson, Chase, from-Savannah, with floor boards, ship
plank, and heart logs, to A. B. McCleaa.
Sch'r Prosperity, from Vienna, lumber, to S. Shinn &.Co.
Several bay and river craft with firewood, lumber, grain,
oysters, fisb, &c.
Sch-s. Virginia, Price, Norfolk; Amphitrite, Allen, N.York-,
timore Musical Assuocition will perform this splen-
did ORA'TORIO on. Wednesday evening, the 22d instant, as-
sisted by the professional and amateur talent .1i -,.: :,. '. 'ull
orchestra, at half past. seven.- oiclock, at the Ut'.ii:' '-i I..:'
Baltimore. mar 20-d3t
V Monday, the 20th'instant, at 4 o'clock, P. M., shall sell
at public sale, without reserve, that valuable lot, known as No.
15, in square 378, frontfig about 48 feet, on the south side ol
E street, between 9il and- 1Oth streets, and immediately oppo-
site the buildings forunnerly occupied by General Duff Green.
On this lot are two small frame houses, tobe sold with it.-This
property, situated in a central part of the city, --J : '- .- .".i
to the Avenue, is worthy the notice of persons wihing topur-
chase. Terms at sale. ERDW'D DYER,-
mar 13-eo&dos (Globe) Auctioneer.
V O Monday next, the 20th instant, at 5 o'clock P. M., I
shall sell, at public auction, an interestaof two-thirds in Lol
No. 4, in square 432, and the improvements, fronting the Cen-
tre Market House. The improvements are a valuable three-
story Brick Building, now ocaupiod by Mr. Turner as a dry.
goods store, which is one of the bestbusiness stands in the city o
Washington Gentlemen desirous of possessing a good store-
house, esst advantageously located, have now an opportumt)
that may not again offer. .
Terms of sale : One-fourthl cash, one-fourthin three months
one-fourth in six months, and one-foortf in nine months, foa
notes satisfactorily endorsed, bearing interest. Title satisfac-
tory. EDW. DYER,
mar 15-dts Auctioneer.
A PAIR of excellent Gray HIorses, Buggy, Car.
riages, a-c.-On Weditesday afternoon, 22d inst. at hal
past 4 o'clock, I shall sell in front of tihe auction store, a pair o
handsome GRAY CARRBAGE HORSES, 6 and 7 years old
sound, aclive, and well broken o harness. Such a pair of hor
ses are seldom offered at auction.
Also, a handsome light Buggy Wigon, Carryall, several se
cond-hand Carriages, &c. EDW. DYER,
mar 20-d3t Auctioneer;.
'AS'E'S SiIPPERBS.-A. W. TURNER has this da:
200 pairs Este's French Morocco Slippers at $1 50
300 do McMullin's Kid and Morocco do at 81 25
200 do Misses' do do do do at $1. 0.0
1000 do Women's Seal and. Morocco Jefferson and di
at S1.
With a general assortment oF children's and other Shoes.
mar 20-eol0t A. W. TURNER.
SECTURES (by Timothy Flint) on Geology, Minendlo
e gy, Nature, Ste m, tho Aran Chemistry, &e. &c.isja
received, for sale by P. TAYLOR, in one volune of 408 page
very handsomely printed, and well bound, pa'ice $1.

mar 20
T HE GREAT METROPOLIS, by the author o
Random Recollections of the Houses of Lords and Corm
mons.-An additional supply of the above popular .work is thi
day opened aad for sale by F. TAYLO.
nmar 20 -
SALT AlFLOAT.-30,n00 hi.. -- ..Pt. Ubs Sa1, th;
Scargoesof theslhips Johni IM. -' 1 i .ri I,'. ,
S HEIN 5[,) \lN cI I ',.
mnar 20-dhsv Alexandria.

NOTICE.-The steamboat Jo-
S PH .s JOHNSON will, on and after
Sunday, the 12th March, commence
.-- running between Alexandria and
Washington, and run as follows, viz.
Leave Alexandria at 9 and 11 o'clock A..M.
Do do 2 4 do P.M.
Do Washington 10 12 do A. M.
Do do 3 5 d.. P. M.
mar 13 (Glo & Met) Master.
NOTICE.-The Public are re-
spectfully informed that, on and after
Sunday, the 12th instant, a large and
Z t elegant four-horse coach will run regu-
*- larly to and from the steamboat Joseph
Johnson to Lloyd's Hotel, east end of Centre Market, 7th street,
for the accommodation of her passengers, so as to be ready to
receive those arriving from Alexandria immediately on the ar-
rival of the boat, and return to the boat from the depot (Lloyd's)
with those bound to Alexandria, in time for the same trip.
Price 121 cents.
As this is an arrangement by which the Public travelling on
his boat.will be greatly accommodated, it is hoped the proprie-
ters will be liberally patronized.
Those wishingto take seats for Alexandria, will please repair
to the depot some ten or fifteen minutes before the time of de-
parture of the boat, and those arriving from Alexandria will
take their seats in the stage immediately on the arrival of the
boat. The time of departure of the boat may be known by re-
forence to its advertisement in this paper.
W. G. HOWISON, Agent.
mar 13-eo2w [GI Met Alex Gaz]
LUMBIA, Captain James Mitchell, having been
placed permanently on ithe route between the District of Colum-
bia and Norfolk, will leave Washington every Thursday at 10
o'clock, A. M. and, returning, will leave Norfolk every Sunday
at 3 o'clock P. M.
The Columbia arrives in time for the Charleston boats, Ports-
mouth Railroad, and the James river boats.
Passage and Fare $8.
Freight destined to Petersburg or Richmond, must be paid
for atthe time of shipment. mar 10-tf
PETER LORILLARD, Jr. Sur'viving partner of
Peter and George Lorillard, Snuff and Tobacco
Manufacturers, 42 Chatham street, New York-Of-
fers for sale the following articles, (waranted not to contain any
pernicious drugs :)
Fone Brown Snu'f.
Genuine Macecooy, rose flavored
Imitation do do
Sicily, Maltese, and Curacoa do
American and Holland Rappee
Tuberose, St. Omer, Strasburglih.
Coarse Brown Snuff.
Demlgros, Pure Virginia, Bourbon, St. Domingo
Copenhagen, superior flavored, Natchitoclhes
Frenich Rappee, American Gentleman -*
Pure Spanish, L. Mixture.
Yellow Snuif.
Scotch, HalfToast, High Toast, line
Irish Blackguard, or Irish High Toast, coarse.
Sweet Scented Fine Out Chewing Tobacco.
Small papers, P. A. L. Large papers, P. A. L.
Do do P. & G. L. Half size do P. A. L.
Do do P. & G. Quartersize do P. A. L.
Sweet scented Oronoko, extra superior, in quarter pound
papers, manufactured onl r by Peter Lorillard, jr.
.Fine Cut 'Sinoing Tobacco.
Spanish, Kitefoot, Canaster, common and stems, in papers
from 2 to 10 cents each
Cut Tobacco packed in half-barrels, barrels and tierces
Brown Snuff packed in pound and half-pound bottles, and
in 3, 6e, 12, and 18 pound jars
Yellow Snuff packed .in poundeand half-pound bottles, and
in small and large bladders.
A liberal discount made for cash, by wholesale.
N. B. All articles sold at the above place can be returned, if
not approved, and the money refunded.
The gene g Maccoboy Snuffls manufactured only by the sub-'
scriber, who has also the imitation, trom 20 to 30 per cent.
lower, similar in quality to that which is manufactured in many
places, and sold under various names.
Several persons are in the practice of using a label on their
Snuff in imitation of the subscriber's, which can be for no other
purpose than to d.eceve.
Some are also inaithe practice of mixing inferior Snuff with
rhis genuine Maccoboy, and selling it as first quality. Others
are also in the practice of filling empty jars, having the subscii-
ber's label on-them, with inferior snuff, and selling itas his man-
ufacture. In making this publication, the subscriber wishes to
guard his customers against the deceptions practised upon them.
3_rAn assortment of the leading articles may be had in the
principal cities and towns in the United States.
.feb 15-2aw2mn

I 1pHE INDIAN'S PANACEA-For the cure oftthue
T.1 matism, Scrofula, or King's Evil, Gout, Sciatica or Hip
Gout, Incipient Cancers, Salt Rheum, Syphilitic and Mercurial
diseases, particularly Ulcers and painful affection of the bones,
ulcerated throat and nostrils; Ulcers of every description,
Fever Sores, and Internal Abscesses; Fistulas, Scald Head,
Scurvy, Biles, Chronic Sore Eyes, Erysipelas, Blotches, and
every variety of Cutaneous Affection ; Chronic Catarrh, Head-
ache from particular causes ; pain in the Stomach and Dyspep-
sia, proceeding from vitiation; Affections of the Liver, Chronic
Inflammation of the Kidneys, and general debility, caused by a
torpid action of the vessels of the skin. It is singularly efficacious
in renovating those constitutions which have been broken down
by injudicious treatments or juvenile irregularities. In general
terms, it is recommended in all those diseases which arise from
impurities in the blood, or vitiation of the humors, of whatever
name or kind.
Some of the above complaints may require some trifling assist-
ant applications, which the circumstances of the case will dic-
tate; but, for a general remedy or purificator, to remove the
cause, the Indian's Panacea will generally be found sufficient.
How true it is that modern physicians, in their ambition to
excel in their profession, explore the vast fields of science by
the aid of Chemistry and seek out new remedial agents to ar-
rive at perfection in tbeir practice by means of art alone, and
entirely overlook and neglect, as beneath their notice, the rich
and bounteous stores of medicine which the Almightyhas caused
to spring out of the earth in every clime. And how much more
true it is that whilst the American lhvsician looks to foreign
countries or many of his most common and necessary articles,
perpetually changing, as they are, at the dictate of fashion and
folly, he is surrounded in his own country with an endless pro-
fusion of medical plants sufficient to answer any indication in
disease, and yet he is ignorant of their virtues, and they are suf-
fered to "waste their healing on the desert air."
The effects of vegetable medicines upon the system are tern
porary-those of minerals lasting. The former exert their ef-
fects aild pass off-the latter, mercury in particular, act chemi-
cally upon the solids, decomposing the bones, and undermining
the constitution by a slow and sure destruction.
The greater congeniality, efficiency, and safety of vegetable
tremedies, compared with mineral, may be estimated by con-
trasting the ancient practice 'with tihe modern ; or, to bring it
more immediately under our own observation, the Indian prac-
tice with that of the white man. WVho, in America,- has not
known or-heard of repeated instances wherein some decrepit,
unpretending female Indian, by means of her simple remedies
alone, has effected the most rapid and astonishing cures, after
the whole Materia Medica of the common practice, directed in
the most skilful manner, has failed And who has not been
surprised at beholding the comparative ease and facility with
which the Indian frees himself from any disease, and at the al-
nmost total absence ofclhronic dishes among them 'i Who has
ever heard of an Indian with. a constitution broken and ruined
by ill treatments r And can a doubt exist that th is happy exemp-
tion of tie savages fom most of the ills which the flesh of civil-
ized man is heir to is chiefly owing to the more genial and safe
remedies which lie employs? This astonishing difference in
success is a fair exemplification of the infinite superiority of the
simple and safe means of cure which God has created for the
benefit of his children over those which the pride and the art of
man have invented.
From a long residence among a portion of the aboriginal in-
habitants of his country, and intimate acquaintance with the moe-
thods of cure of some of thdir most successful practitioners, the
proprietor of" The Indian's Panacea" acquired a knowledge of'
some of their most powerful ind favorite remedies. From these
liee elected such a erem ost efficacious and appropriate, and,
after various experiments to testltheir principles and strength,
lie has combined them in the form here presented, as the most
perfect and beneficial for thl purpose for" which it is recom-
mended. 1
The proprietor offers this preparation to the Public with the
consciousness that he is placing within its reach a remedy capa-
ble of relieving many of hIis afflicted fellow-beings who are suf-
fering under the various chronic and obstinate complaints to
which it is applicable. To such it will prove of incalculable
value, as the means, and, in many cases, the only means of re-
lieving their sufferings, and restoring them once more to health
and happiness. Thiisis not offered as a common remedy that
may, perchance, be equally good with many others now in use,
tnt as one which is capable of saving life in many extreme cases
when all the usual remedies fail. This it has done repeatedly;.
and this is the reputation it has obtained wherever it has been
introduced. "
It is only a fewsyears since this preparation was first present-
ed to thIe Public, but in that time some thousands of persons
might be found who would solemnly declare that they believed
their lives were saved by it, and in many cases after they had
tried meost and perhaps all thIe common remedies in vain.
Wherever it is known it is rapidly coming into use, and tliis af-
fords thie most substantial and convincing proof of its merits.
The value of this Panacea is mast conspicuous in those long
standing and obstinate syphilitic and scrofulous affections whisk h
have defied all other remedies, and particularly in those cases
where mercury has been so lavishly used as to cause distressing
pains in the bones, nodes, mercurial ulcers, derangement pf the
digestive organs, &c. These it completely removes, and in all
cases it entirely eradicates the disease and thie effects of mer-

cury, renovates tile constitution, and leaves the patient sound
]-EW GOODS.-HANSON BARNES has this day re- and well. In rheumatisms and ulcerated sore throat, its happy
.L'I ceived, at the corner of Eighth street and Pennsylvania effects are not less apparent, giving almost immediate relief.
Avenue, the followiuggoods, viz. This medicine has been found highly useful in many ambigu-
40 pieces -London prints us diseases not here specified, and it has been used with won-
100 do new style Ginghams derful success as a spring and fall purifier, by those who are
50 do painted Lawns and Muslins subject to various complaints, and whose constitutions require in-
75 do low-price Calicoes vigorating. Such persons will do well to use two or three bot-
30 do plain and figured Silks I le in small doses. Whenever a diet drink is considered ne-
10 do black Italian do cessary, this Panacea, taken in small doses, will answer all its
80 dozen silk and cotton Hose, (cheap) .- purposes, in much less time, at less expense, and in a far more
12 do bobinet-Capes and Collars agreeable manner, than the common diet drink.
50 pieces superior Irish Linens, (bargain) The following certificates, out of hundreds similar which
500 pounds cotton Yarns, from No. 4 to 16 might be procured, are given to show the effects of the Indian's
300 do Carpet chain Panacea, in the various complaints therein mentioned; eand also
Together with a general assortment of Cloths, CassimereE, &c. to exhibit, in the most satisfactory manner, its superiority over
ALSO. (he syrups in common use:
300 pair Morocco and Kid Slippers BOSToN, APnIL, 1834.
200 1o prunelle do Sin : When I was a- young man, I followed the fishing trade,
200 do McMullen's do und, from the peculiar exposure at that time, I have had pains
100 do Este's do about me at intervals, which have since increased to a regular
50 do white satin do and severe rheumatism. You know, I saw you in Charleston
200 do children's Shoes very bad off, and told you I had heard of the surprising quali-
5 cases Boots ties of the Indian's Panacea, when you told me where to get
All of which will be sold low, for cash, or to punctual cus- it. Well, I got six bottles, which have cured me for seven or
mere. eight months, and from being free from pain so long, although
Wanted, immediately, a Young Man well acquainted with the' exposed, I believe my c'asse a cured one, and write this to say
sinmess. so. AARON GILBERTS.
feb 28-eo3w. H. BARNES. --
NOTICE.--The subscriber having taken, in addition this NEw ORLEANS, MAY, 1834.
a old establishment on 4A street, the large and conineodioas I have had a disease in my head, which more recently be-
mb manufactory, on'Missouri Avenue, between 4R and 6th came very painful and alarming, in consequence of taking cold
eets, and nearlyopposite GaIsby's hotel, is non ready to ex- repeatedly. A large gather-ing was formed in the cavily be-
ite all orders in'the coach making line in the best and neatest Iweeh tie ears, discharging prodigiously; and from the renewed
mner. He also has on hand a large assortment of excellent accumulation at times, it seemed as if my head would burst,
aches, Barouches, Buggies, and vehicles of every descrip- when the running would increase at the ears, and would also
I,-&c-&c.I appear at the nose anrd eyes. I applied to the best physicians,
aar 9-eo2m MICIIAEL MDERMOTT. but found no permanent relief; I also tried Swaima s Panacea,
PLENDID ENG ISIt cBOOKS- iast Corti.- but found it useless. By request of a friend I tried the Indian's
PLe.burysDoplny d ENG LI.o naO s.- Cetl" Panacea, which soot gave me relief; and after taking twelve
nued.-Just opened by F.i TAYLOR- bottles, I wsas made as uveil as ever. The opinion of one so
fiddiman's Views in Great Britain, I vol. quarto. much indebted to it may be of little weight ; but the reputation
ifs of Ali Paclms, illustrated vitlelarge colored plates, livl. Ihis Panacea has earned in this vicinity will give it the pro-
[ajor's Cabinet Gallery of Pictures of the Fir-s Masters of ferece over ally other remedy fur abscesses, sores, &c.
English and Foreign Schools, 2 vols. filled wiuht engravinfugs,r cs ML LEs
i remarks by Allan Gunningham.. JOHN McMULLEN.
anfieldWs Coast Scenery of thie British Channel. The proprietors of this article have received many proofs o
english Spy, 2 volumes, filled with colored engravings, its value on plantations. Tie negro who is subject to any dis-
illisutry's Holy Land, quarto engravings. e cases peculiar to him, or peculiar to his exposing employment,
alion Scenery, I large folio volume of plates. Iels most readily its hearing influence. Rh eumatisme, debi-
icliolson on Masonrmy and Stone-cutting; plates. lity, swellings, loss of appetite, and the nameless evils hlie com-
dlendid Albums, with engravings,. plains of, may all be removed by the use of a few bottles of the
rival Album, filled with nautical engravings. iidiant's Panacea. Many a useful servant has been restored by
erigot's Views and Ruins in Romeu; large quarto volume, its effects; and it is confidently recommended to tie planter as
splendid colored eungravinegs, a safe and invaluable medicine.
.turalist's Library, containing beautifully colored plates of Erysipelas is one of those" severe cutaneous affections which
as subjects of natural history. is removed by this hIndian practice more effectually and speedily
for sale unusually low. mar 3 than in any other mnode. There is strong evidence at hand to
EILOSOPHICAL INSTRUMENTS.-Electrical show that no case can withstand its effect.
Machine, with battery, jar, set of bells, plates; electrome- ST. AUGUSTINE, (E. F.) JULY, 1835.
heel, glass rubber, wax rubber, &c. complete, and in per- D. G. HAVILAND & Co. Agents: I am induced to write, to
lrder, picBe $1. l0 inform you of the happyresults I have experienced from taking
'aslvanic Battery, $10 the Indian's Panacea. FortheIlast ten years I hhavebeen severely
rrery, or Planetarium, $12 affiliated with thlie rheumatism in both legs, and sores covering
yrometer, $4 a large proportion of the body; and during this time I have tried
air of Adhesive Plates and Ball, 83 50 almost every thing that I heard recommended, but without re-.
etr llustrator a R c lief fr'om any. In this state, I had given up-imyselfas incurable
etort stand, R and Receiver, $1 50and made up my nind to drag out my life in excruciating pain
wander house, $1 for I cam safely say that Ilhad not known a day, in that tine,
On sale by JAS. RIORDEN, during lwhici I had been free fom pain, and most of the time
8 iAntique Bookstore, Penn. Avenue. I was in the 'greatest agony. I was in this fix when in your
'ENIDID FRENCH GOODS, &c.--The sub- city, at which time I bought a dozen bottles of your Panacea.
fibers have justreceived, in part, a splendid assert -t Owhich I took as directed in the paper, and am now happy to
IING GOODS, viz. state to you, and to the community, that I am a perfectly well
idid Embroidered Linen Cambric Handkershiefs, from n sman. This changeI attribute to this invaluable Medicine alone.
i$ to $25 each, Yours, very respectfully,
uh Paris Embroidered Collars, T. H. POWERS.
luslin Worked Bands, 12, 1831.
eces Thread and Cambric Insertings and Edgings, CHAILESTON, JULY 12, 1831.
uz. Paris Kid Gloves, I was afflicted four years with an ulcer in the leg, occasion-
i,. Fancy Scarfs, Cravats, and Handkerchiefs, ally accompanied with erysipeletous inflammation and exces.
eces Lawns, Muslins, Muslin Delaines, and Cambric, sive painin i the leg and ankle joint. Several eminent physi-
z. Ladies' Silk Hosiery, and cians exerted their skill upon it, but without permanent benefit.
worked Capes and Collars. In this state, five bottles of the Indian's Panacea made a perfect
ng determined for the future to keep Iths very best cure. MARGARET A. WEST,
If all kinds of French and other Goods, we would par- 121, Meeting street.
call the attention of the Ladies, in tie selection of their For sale by IIAVILAND, HARRAL, & ALLEN,
) examine our assortment, which we are determined Agents, 304, King street, Charleston
be surpassed by any house in the District. For sale in Washington, by TODD & Co.
50 pieces superior IRISH LINENS, very cheap, and mar 28-wly
d free from mixture. B. & C.
-eetrrw I e.] A-eHl ARY of Commerce and Commercial Navigation, Prac-
INDID PIANO FORTE.-W. FISCHER tical, Theoretical, and Historical, a new edition, brought down
eeeived this day, by the brig Token, from Boston, one to the commencement of the present year, in one volume, with
Chickering and Co.'s very best Piano Fortes, which, nearly fourteen hundred pages, and numerous maps, plans, and
mee of style and superior tone, is unequalled by any in engravings.
y. Persons wishing to purchase such- a one are re- Two copies of the above work are just received and for sale
Call at Stationers' all. mar 2 hy F. TAYLOR. dee 21

% OCRATIC REVIEWV.-Subscriptions to the above
will be received by F. TAYLOR, who will have the work safe-
ly forwarded to any part of the United States ; price 85 per an-
num, for which twelve large monthly numbers will be given.
[2 Upon the list of subscribers may be found the names of
Andrew Jackson, M. Van Buren, John Forsyth, Levi Woodbury,
Amos Kendall, B. F. Butler, and Mahlon Dickerson, &c.
Individuals wishing to subscribe will please apply at the Wa-
verly Circulating Library, immediately east of Gadsby's Hotel.
mar 6
V EW YORK INFIRMARY for Diseases of tht
Skin, corner of Broadway and Courtland street, (en
trance No. 2 Courtland street,) open daily, from 1 till 2 o'clock
M. D., CHARLES A. PORTEn, M. D. jan 26-dt
3 ter of the Rev. Lemuel Haynes, A. M. by T. M. Cooley,
D.D. with Introductory Remarks, by Wm. B. Sprague, D. D.
Prideaux's Connexions, 2 vols. with maps and plates.
Sermons of the Rev. James Saurin, from the last London edi-
tion, containing one hundred Sermons.
Just received, and for sale- by
mar 8-3t Peinn. Avenue, between 11thand 12th sts.
On Wednesday, 26th April next, at 4 o'clock P. M. on
the premises, I shall sell, under a deed of trust, dated October
1833, and for the purposes therein mentioned, all that lot or
parcel of ground, in the city of Washington, known as lot num-
bered 24, in square No. 517, containing 1,800 square feet, more
or less ; together with the buildings, improvements, &c. apper-
taining to the same.
Terms of sale cash. BENEDICT MILBURN,
P. MAURO & SON, Auctioneers.
feb 22-1cowts
INE STORE, corner of Seventh street and Penn-
sylvania Avenue.-J. B. MORGAN & CO. have taken
the wine store lately vacated by Thomas H. Jacobs, where
they have the finest stock of Old Wines to be found in the
United States, both as to variety and quality; consisting, in
part, of as follows:
500 dozen superior old Madeira, in bottles, of sixty differ-
ert importations, and from five to twenty-eight years
in bottles.
50 dozen Madeira not so old, but equal in quality
100 do Pale and Brown Sherries, of the famous brands
"Lobo," "Carera," "Oldham," "Romano," &c.
30 demijohns Madeires arid Sherries, put up in 1820
100 dozen old Whiskey, from 5 to 16 years in bottles
10 do pure grape-juice Port
5 do rhnishowen Irish Malt
10 do WVell's Brandy, very superior
10 do Otard's Pale Brandy, do
8 do Champagne, 12 years old
15 do Jamaica Spirits, very superior
5 do Peach-Brandy, very old
4 do Well's Brandy and Spirits, bottled in 1808
50 hampers Champagne, of the most approved brands
LONDONs PORTER.--Brown Stout and Scotch Ale, in quarts
snd pints.
RHENISH i-WINES, in bottles, on hand.
Johannisberger, Rudesheimer, Marcobruner, Hockheimer,
Mozelle and Hoek, Kirtcher Water, &c.
Expected daily from John G. & E. Boker-l-Ieinberger, three
kinds of Hoekheimer, vintages 1825, 1827, 1831; with a fresh
supply of the first-named Rhine. Wines.
Clarets inboxes, Pal Chateau Margeaux, Chateau HautBlion,
Chateau Latour, Chateau Lafitte, St. Julien, Pitchong, Laung-
ville-all very superior; with a variety of low-priced Clarets.
-Whitd Hermitage, Hault Sauterne, low-priced do.
CorDIALs-Marisclhino, Cuf'acoa Liqueurs, Martinique, &c.
Expected by the next arrival, Stomach Bitters, Liqueur Aro-
matique, Cinnamon, &c.
MADEIRA.-"Otranto," Howard March & Cos. L. P. Bur-
gundy," "Blandy,' "Tinta," Sercial," Grape juice," and
a variety of others.
SHERRIES.-"Oldham" (pale and brown,) Carera" (gold
and brown,) "Lobo" (pale and brown,) with a number of other
popular brands.
Pure grape juice Port, a very delicate wine; and particularly
recommended for thIe sick.
BRANDIES.-1 hhd. Otard's Pale Brandy, (very fine,) 2 half
pipes very superior Champagne, 4 half pipes Otard, Dupuy,
& Co Cogniac Brandy, 12 qr. casks of various other brands.
HOLLAND GINT.-I1 lihld.WiVesp Anchor Gin, (very superior,)
2 iilf. pipes Skeidarn and Cologne, 1 pipe Swan brand.
InRISH WHISKEY.-2 hlids. Innislhowen Irish malt.
SPIRITS.-1 hhd. Jamaica, I hhd. New Granada, 1 hhd. brand.
ed lonia, very fine.
WHISKEY.-6 bbls. Old Tuscaloosa, (very superior,) 6 bbls.
Old Monongahela, 8 bbls. Funk's Whiskey, very old.
PEACIH BLANDy.-2 barrels very rich flavor, 2 bbls. inferior
40 pipes, half pipes, and quarter casks of Cetto Wines, very
fine, and ofa variety of kinds.
TEAS of an extra superior quality; with all tire fine Sauces, &c.
found in thIe Northern Wine Stores.
Part of the above goods were purchased from, and the chloico
of, T. H. Jacobs, Esq. of Philadelphia; and the stock of Captain
WinV. Cox, Washington.
All orders from a distance punctually attended to, and the
goods carefully packed, without charge for package or porterage.
All orders for thio District punctually attended to, and strict
attention paid to the quality of goods ordered. All goods sent
free of charge. J. B. MORGAN, & Co.
oct 29-lawtf. At the old stand of Gowen & Jacobs.

In Prince George's county Court, as a Court of
Equity-February Term, 18387.
Henry Mitchell,
Mary Ann Mitchell and others.
T HE object of this suit is to obtain a decree for the convey-
Sance of part of a tract of land called Mitchell's Adven-
ture.1" The original bill states that a certain Tilghman Mit-
chell, being seized in fee of- tract of land called Mitchell's
Adventure, conveyed the same unto a certain Thomas L. Mit-
choll, with power to dispose of it for his benefit; that said land
was patented to Tilghman, and held by him individually ; that
Singleton Mitchell having defrayed one-half of the expensesof
said patent, a deed for his part was executed by thesaid Thomas
to the said Singleton, with the consent of the said Tilghman ; and
that Singleton hath since conveyed thesaanme to a certain Hen-
ry Mitchell; that Tilgliman and Thomas have sold the balance
of said land to a certain Mary Ann Prather, formerly Butler,
andd executed a bond of conveyance to the same ; that
Prather and wife have assigned the said bond to a certain Lib-
burn Mitchell, who hath since transferred the same to the said
Henry Mitchell; that that whole of the purchase money for the
same has been paid by the said Henry, excepting $100, with
same interest for which the said Tilghman holds his single bill,
and which he is ready to pay when he can obtain title to tihe
said land. Thie supplemental bill states the substance of the
original bill, and also that a decree was passed by Prince
George's county Court, at November term, 1836, against the
said Tilghmian, for the conveyance of said land ; that, before
the said decree was rendered, the said Tilghman died, leaving
the following heirs, to wit: Mary Ann, wife of the said Tilgh-
man Mitchell, and Sarah Mitchell, Rebecca Mitchell, Johu Al-
exander Mitchell, Maria Ellen Mitchell, and Thomas Morti-
more Mitchell, minors under twenty-one years of' age, mand who
reside in.the State of Ohio. It is thereupon ordered by Prince
George's county Court, sitting as a Court of Equity, this 14th
day of February, 1837, that the complainant, by causing a copy
of this order to be.inserted in some newspaper published in
Washington city once a week for four successive weeks before
the- first Monday of April next, give notice to the said absent
defendants, Mary Awnn Mitchell, Sarah Mitchell, Rebecca Mit-
chell, John Alexander Mitchell, Maria Ellen Mitchell, and
Thomas Mortimore Mitchell, of the object and substance of the
original and supplemental bill, and warn them to be and appear
in this Court, in person or by guardian, on or before the second
Monday in July next, to answer the premises, and show cause,
if any they have, why a decree should'not pass as prayed.
True copy-Test: A. BEALL,
feb 21-w4w Clerk.
J IOHIN VAUGHAN, Importer ot Wines
Duff, Gordon & Co.'s Sherries
Phelps, Phelps & Laurie's Madeiras
Burmester & Brothers' Ports
Claret, Champagne, and other Wines
All of the most approved brands, and imported direct by J. V.
ap 21-d&cwly
FINDEN'S TABL.EAUX.-Containing a series of 13
splendid engravings, illustrative of the beauty, costumes,
and national character of different nations; a beautiful present.
Just reoleived and for sale by G. ANDERS ')N,
Penn. Avenue, between 11th and 12th streets.
TIARD CASES.-Just opening, at Stationers' Hall, the
largest and most extensive assortment of English Pearl,
Ivory, Shell, and Leather Card Cases that has ever been kept
for sale in the District, and at prices the most reasonable.
jan 9 [Tel] W. FISCHER.
LOVER SEED.-Two liundred. and sixty bushel,
k ,'prime Clover Seed, of the growth of 1836, just received
and for sale by
feb 27-eo3w S. G. KNELLER & CO.
In Clharles County Court, August Term, 1836.
N the matter of the petition of Leonard L. Robey and Delia,
his wife, and others, for the division of the real estate whereof
Edward Thomas died seized : Ordered by the Court that the
return of the commissioners in this case be ratified and confirm-
ed, unless cause to the contrary be shown by the third Monday
in March next; Provided a copy of this order be inserted in
some newspaper published in the District of Columbia once in
each of three successive weeks before the third Monday in
March next, giving notice to the heirs absent out of the State of
Maryland of this order. EDMUND KEY.
True copy. Test: JOHN BARNES,
feb 25-w3w Clerk Charles County Court.

W TEW SPRING GQODS.-The subscribers are open-
L'%ling this day a splendid assortment of desirable Spring
Goods, to which they invite the attention of purchasers, viz.
50 pieces new style French Muslin
30 do Painted Lawns, fashionable colors
10 do Muslin Delaine
100 do new style French Ginghams
50 do French and English Chintz
100 do Merrimack and Cochleco Prints, fast colors
5 do real Matteoni Lustring
5 do black and blue-black Gros de Swiss, figured
10 do plain colored rich Poult de Sol
10 do pat. finish Bombasin, black and blue-black
25 do Irish Linens, undressed, at 50 cents
2 cases Longeloth Shirtings
10 pieces Paris Curtain Muslins, colored
100 dozen Cotton Hose, black, white and col'd, very cheap
5 cartons new style Twisted Silk Shawls and Hd'kfs
3 dozen plain black and white do
10 cases Domestics, embracing every quality.
5 cases fine plain Straw, cheap, by the dozen
3 do seven braid English, do do
5 do Tuscan do do
4 do Misses' Tuscan and Shakers do
5 cartons new style fashionable Ribands.
200 pairs Este's Morocco Slippers, warranted genuine
300 do Morocco and Kid Paris Ties
200 do spring-heel Morocco
100 do Misses' Morocco and Kid.
mar 6-6t CARY & CO.
T HIS IS TO GIVE NOTICE that the subscriber
has obtained -from the Orphans' Court of Charles
county, in the State of Maryland, letters of administration
on the personal estate of Thomas H. Reeder,late of said county,
deceased. All Fersons having claims against the said deceased
are hereby warned to exhibit the same, with the proper vouch-
ers thereof, to Mrs. Elizabeth Reeder, Nanjemoy, Charles
county, Maryland, or to the subscriber, on or before the 15th
day of April next; they 'may otherwise by law be excluded
from all benefit of the said estate.
mar 2-w4w Charlotte Hall, St. Mary's co. Md.
T HIS IS TO GIVE NOTICE that the subscriber
has obtained from the Orphans' Court of Wtashington
county, in the District of Columbia, letters of administration on
the personal estate of Frederick C. De Krafflt, late of Wash-
-ington county, deceased. All persons having claims against the
said deceased are hereby warned to exhibit the same, with the
vouchers thereof, to the subscriber, on or before the 25th day
of February next ; they may otherwise, by law, be excluded
from all benefit of said estate. Given under my hand, this 25th
day of February, 1837. HARRIET DE KRAFFT,
mar 2-w3w Administratrix.
N OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the subscriber
has obtained from the Orphans' Court of Montgomery
County Letters of Administrationon the personal estate of
Joel Simpson, late of said county, deceased. All persons having
claims against the said deceased are hereby warned to exhibit
the same, with the vouchers thereof, to the subscriber, on or
before the llth day of January, 1838 ; they may otherwise,
by law, be excluded from all benefit of said estate. Persons
indebted to the estate are requested to make immediate pay-
Given under my hand, this Ilth day of January, 1837.
feb 4-w3w Administrator.
CirCiuit Court of the District of Columbia for the
County of Washington.--In Chancery, November
Term, 1836.
John P. Van Ness,
John Carothers.
T HE Trustee in this cause having reported that he has sold
to Pringle Slight Lots Nos. 10 and II, in Square east of
Square six hundred and forty-two (642,) for one hundred and
twenty dollars, ($120,) and to John P. Van Ness Lots Nos. 1, 2,
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 17, 18, 19, 20 & 21, with the improvements'
antia appurtenances thereuntubelonging, being all in said square
east of square six hundred and forty-two (642) for three hun-
dred and fifty-two dollars and twenty cents (352 20 :)
It is therefore this third day of December, 1836, ordered tha
the said sale be ratified and confirmed unless cause to the cont
trary be shown on or before the fourth Monday in March next!
Provided, a copy of this order be published twice a week for
four weeks before said day.
By order of the Court,
feb 16-2aw4w Test: W. BRENT, Clerk.
Circuit Court of .the District of Columbia fqr the
County of Washington.--In Chancery, November
Term, 1836.
John Mollitt and wife, and Elizabeth Moffitl~
John Varden, Joseph Varden, and others.
-HaE trustee in this case having reported that lie liad sold,
--agr-ebly ar t ormer ctree in this cause, the property
therein mentioned, to wit: A part of lot No. 8, in square 802,
in the city of Washington, for the sum of one hundred and
cighty-seven dollars and fifty cents, to George B. Smith; and
the part of lot No. 1, in square 770, to Richard Barry, for the
sum of seven hundred and twenty-five dollars; and that the
purchasers had complied with the terms of the sale : it is, this
28th day of January, 1837, ordered by the Court that the said
sales be ratified and confirmed, unless cause to the contrary be
shown on or before the fourth Monday of March next, provided
a copy of this order be published in the National Intelligencer
three times a week for three weeks before that day.
By order of the Court. Test:
feb 25-3taw3w WM. BRENT, Clerk.
1 OOK OF GEMS FOR 1837.-Imported by last
I Liverpool packet, and this day received for sale by F.
TAYLOR, the Book of Gems, or the Poets andArtists of Great
Britain, with filly-three engravings, the most beautiful book of
the day. Also, a few copies of the same work for 1836.
Illustrations of the Bible, containing nearly fifty large en-
gravings.. jan 4
W OODBURY'S DISCOURSE before the Ameri-
rcan Historical Society, is this day published, and for
sale at F. TAYLOR'S Book Store, where subscribers can ob-
tain their copies. feb 28
NEW LAW BOOKS.-Sugden on Vendors, new edi-
I. tion, improved and enlarged, 2 volumes in I ; Kent's
Commentaries, new edition ; Chitty om Bills, 8th edition, just
published ; Russell on Crimes, just published; Fontblanque's
Equity, 4th edition; VWendell's Digest of New York Reports;
Bland's Chancery Reports, 1836 ; Story's Equity ; Roscoe on
Criminal Evidence'; Starkie on Evidence, 1837; Beck's Me-
dical Jtrispruderce, new edition, 2 vols. ; Williams's Medical
Jurisprudence, 1 vol. price 75 cents.
The above are just unpacked, and for sale by F. TAYLOR,
who offers for sale an extensive assortment of Law Books at
prices as low as they can be purchased for any where in the
United States. His supply has been purchased, not from other
booksellers or publishers, but Gbiefly at the Northern spring
and fall trade sales, at the same times and prices with all the
Northern bookselling-houses; and supposing that lie can afford
to sell at as low an advance as any one, the advertiser with
great confidence invites a comparison between his prices and
those of any city in the United States.
Individuals wishing to purchase may save themselves some
expense and risk of transportation, by examining into this point
for themselves, before sending their orders to the North. Ap-
ply at the Waverly Circulating Library, immediately cast of
Gadsby's Hotel, felb 16
S recently received from Englanmd a large assortment of
Handsome Leather Trayelling Cases, Port Folios
Dressing Cases, Work Boxes, Pocket Books, Purses
Card Cases, Chess-men with Boards, Albums
With many other articles too numerous to particularize, Ywhich
will be sold on the most reasonable terms at Stationers' Hall.
mar 2 (Tel) .
for sale by F. TAYLOR, either by the single sheet, or
hound in quires, sofas to leave (similar to a Chequc Book) a re-
cord, after the bills are sent away, of the numbers, dntes, value,
and other particulars of each. Valuable for several obvious rea-
sons. jan 23
.U. ing within the Means, Living ip to the Means, and Living
beyond the Means: inculcated in the form of a narrative. 1
small volume. Just published, and this day received, for sale by
mar 10 F. TAYLOR.
C OPY BOOKS.--2,000 Foster's Elementary Copy
500 Bascom's Writing Books, which are designed tn lead the
learner, ipon simple principles, from the first rudiments of
penmanship to a perfect knowledge of the art: being a new
and improved plan of teaching; by which the trouble and loss
of time in ruling horizontal and diagonal lines, and setting co-
pies, are avoided, and the attainmenit of penmanship is greatly
facilitated. The above named books are preferred to all others,
and are now in general use in all time principal smm ools at the
North. The highest testimonials of the superiority of these
books may be seen at Stationers' Hall, where they will be con-
stantly kept for wholesale or retail, at the publishmers' prices.
jan 13 ( (Tel) "W. FISCHER.
American HistorIcal Society is for sale at TAY-
LOR'S, and at KENNEDY & ELLIOTT'S Bookstores.
mar 1-d Iw

ASH FOR 400 NEGROES, including both sexes,
from twelveto twenty-five years of age. Persons having
servants to dispose of will find it to their interest to give me a
call, as I will give higher prices, in cash, than any other pur-
chaser who is now in this market.
I can at all times be found atthe MECHANICS' HALL, now
kept by B. 0. Sheckle, and formerly kept by Isaac Beers, on
Seventh street, a few doors below Lloyd's Tavern, opposite the
Centre market. All communications promptly attended to.
nov 7- dtf Washington Cmfy.

TEN, (late ofBaltimore,) having made this city his permna-
nent residence,andlocated his dwellingand office directlyopposite
to the Department of State, will undertake, with his accustomed
zeal and diligence, the settlement of claims generally; and
more particularly claims before Congress, against the United
States, or the several Departments thereof, and before any board
of commissioners that may be raised for th'e adjustment of spo-
liation or other claims. He has now in charge the entire class
arising out of French spoliations prior to the year 1800 ;
with reference to which, inaddition to a mass of documents and
proofs in his possession, he has access to those in the archiives
of the Government.
Claimants and pensioners on the Navy fund, &o. bounty
lanus, return duties, &c. &c. and those requiring life insurance,
can have their business promptly attended to by letter, (post
paid,) and thus relieve themselves from an expensive and incon-
venient personal attendance.
Having obtained a commission of Notary Public, he is prepar-
ed to furnish legalized copies of any required public documents
or other papers. He has been so long engaged in the duties of
an agent, that it can only be necessary now to say that economy
and prompt attention shall be extended to all business confided
to his care; and that, to enable him' to render his services and
facilities more efficacious, he has become familiar with all the
forms of office. eb 26-1y

REASONABLE DRY GOODS.-We are receiving
this day-
250 pieces Irish Linens (very cheap)
50 do Sheetings and Diapers
150 do Cambric Muslins (cheap)
75 do Jaconet
30 do Mull Muslin
50 do Plaid Swiss Muslins
100 do Plaid Camnbric Muslins
50 do Bishop Lawns
20 do Linen Cambrics
50 dozen Linen Cambric Handkerchiefs
100 pieces Painted Muslins
150 do superior French Muslins
70 do French Cambric
20 do Muslin Delane-small figures
160 do Ginghams
500 do Calicoes-all prices. _
10 pieces beautiful colored Silks, full 5-4 wide
50 do low priced Plaid Silks
10 do black Pouldesoi
10 do blue-black do
20- do Italian Luslrings
100 pieces French Lawns
100 Spring Shallies
100 pieces Muslin Delane
50 do rich French Worked Collars
50 do Thread Laces
1000 yards Cambric Inserting and Edging
500 do Thread Laces.
5000 yards Carpeting and Curtain Goods, which will be
made up and forwarded to any part of the country.'
300 pieces Cloths and Cassimeres
30 do Vestings.
Gentlemen's Clothing made up at the shortest notice, and in
the best manner. BRADLEY & CATLETT.
feb 24-8aw3w [Globe]
ed.-Engraved from the Government surveys, on a
scale which covers six square feet, exhibiting the sections, &c.
a1d pointing out the woodland, prairies, marshes, bottom lands,
&c. &c. Also, the internal improvements, distance between
towns, post offices, &c. &c. in a style ofperfection and accuracy
never attempted before with any of the Western States. Is
just received and for sale by F. TAYLOR, in a portable form,
for the pocket, at the "Waverly Circulating Library, immedi-
ately east of Gadsby's Hotel. jan I
SILESIAW BEET SEED.-A quantity of this genua-
ine Seed has been received from the Philadelphia Beet
Sugar Society, together with the report of theiragent, Mr. Ped-
der. The former is for sale at 75 cents the pint, the latter at
25 cents, by F. TAYLOR, who has been requested to under-
take the sale of it in Washington city.
An additional supply of Chaptal's Agricultural Chemistry is
ust received.
Also, Sir Humphrey Davy's Agricultural Chemistry
Porter om the Sugar Cane.
A variety of works on thle Silk-worm, the Mulberry, and the
making of Silk ; also, on the Vine, and making of Wine.
Secretary Woodbury's work on Cotton; and a fine collection
of the best works, generally, on Agriculture, Husbandly, Gar-
dening, Botany, &c. &m.., in all their branches. mar 2
EAFNESS.-A York paper sayeth, that a remedy for
the restoration of hearing is to be had of Doctor Green,
Reading and Bethlehem, Pennsylva-nia.
Enquiry has frequently been made as to the principles of
cure, and the nature of the cases in which hearing has been re-

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weakness, as the remedy gives health and strength to the whole
nervous system.
On the other hand, when the affliction is owing to other causes
-other means of help must be sought for-but-and it may be
repeated-that, in eases where deafness is caused by nervous
weakness, tle remedy will restore hearing, as hath been expe-
rienced in the editor's own family-as well as in the families of
many of Iis neighbors also.

Now--according to the Doctor's practice and principles, that
The restoration of hearing is brought about without giving any
physic !-without giving any medicine-as hath been ascertain-
ed in numbers and numbers of instances. Therefore, and in
part return for such great benefits received, we make the above-
known for the good of our fellow-citizens in similar distress.

Assistance is sent-free of postage, for as many as are afflict-
ed in a family, including the relatives of such family also, for a
fee of five dollars.
For a fee of ten dollars assistance is sent-free of postage al-
so-for 3 or 4 persons more-in addition-as at times neighbors
may be in want of some.
And in case other sickness besides deafness and loss of eye-
sight happening, help is sent for such sickness without any
The fee pays for all and every help sent to families from time
to time.
This is considered a praiseworthy plan. And in conclusion,
it will, no doubt, be very satisfactory for people to know that the
assistance's not to be applied to the ears-nor the eyes. i
Consequently no danger whatever can happen to them-no-
none whatever.
And during the time that people are using his assistance at
home, and learning how to help themselves to restore and re-
cover their hearing, their eye-sight and their health again ;
They can follow their customary business ;
They can live as usual;
And they can also eat and drink what tastes best.

The following is an extract ofa letter from Mr. Baker, to the
My friend-The method of using Dr. Green's remedy is ine
nocent, .is easy, and performs the cure by strengthening the
nerves. My neighbor Jones's wife thought she would try it
too, being a long time troubled with weak and sore eyes, a long
time troubled with dimness and failing of sight, and over one
eye a film (a skin) was beginning to grow and spread itself.
This offllction, together with liher deafness, caused by nervous
weakness, very much alarmed the faneily, insomiuchl that help
was sent for, and which arrived per mail free of postage ; and
which hellp in little more than a week made them as good and
as strong as ever, doing needlework now without spectacles,
and now is restored to her eyesight as well as to her hearing.
N. B.-With the remedy the patient receives an instructive
and easy way how to preserve health in general, throughout.
the whole year. This is of great value to families, (both to pa-
rents and children,) and 'tis sent without any charge whatever.
It always accompanies the remedy for deafness and eyesight.

Until quite lately people had to go to the doctor to get help.
This was to them great trouble.
Absence from home, and business neglected.
SDanger of travelling.
Running the risk of getting sick from home, which often hap-
Being obliged to stay with the doctor at times, from one to
three weeks, and sometimes longer.
Generally cost from 20 up to 30, 40, 50 dollars, sometimes
Now, by this new plan of sending help to-people, at their
homes, all this is saved, and costs so little that 'tis not worth
mentioning. C. F. BAKER.
State of Pennsylvania, Sept. 10, 1835.

All printers who publish the above will receive the remedy
gratuitously, and free of postage also. It will be placed at their
optional disposal, its at times their neighbors may be in want of
some. nov 15-wly
A ARON BURR.-Jumst received, and for sale, a newsup-
ply of the Memoirs of Aaron Burr, by
Penn. Av. between 1 Ith & 12th streets.
PfERFUVIMERY.-The largest and most extensive as-
sortment of French and American Perfumery, constantly
kept for sale at Stationers' Hall. mar 2
- respectfully invites the Citizens and Strangers to call at
Stationers' Hall and examine one of (Messrs. Chickering & Co.
of Boston) the most elegant and best Piano Fortes ever offered
for sale in the District. The price for it is $525. Packed free
of cost. (Tel) mar 8-

NSURES LIVES for one or more years, or for life.

Rates for One Hundred Dollars.
Age. One year. Seven years. For
25 1.00 1.12 2.
30 1.31 1.36 2.
35 1.36 1.53 .
40 1.69 1.83 3j,
45 1.91 1.96 3.1
50 1.96 2.09 4,(
55 2.32 3.21 6;
60 4.35 4.91 7"c
Rates for One Bundred Dollars.
60 years of age, 10.55 per cent. )
65 do. 12.27 do. per annum.
70 'do. 14.19 do.
For One Hundred Dollars deposited at birth of child, the Cc
pany will pay, if he attain 21 years of age, $461
At six months, 401
One year, 37l
The Company also executes trusts ; receives money on deI
site, paying interest semi-annually, or compounding it, a
makes all kinds of contracts in which life or the interest offI
ney is involved.

James -1. Causten, City of Washington.
Dr. B. R. Wellford, Fredericksburg, Virginia.
John 0. Lay, Richlmond, Va.
D. Robertson, Norfolk, Va.
A. S. Tidball, Winchester, Va.
George Richards, Leesburg, Va.
Neilson Poe, Frederick, Md.
feb 3-ly
American Life Insurance and Trust Company,
OFFICES-No. 136 Baltimore street, Baltimore; and Wal
street, New York.
AGENcy-Pennsylvania Avenue, opposite Fuller's Hotel, atd
two doors from the Buildings occupied by the Treasury Depart,
stWashington city.
SPATRICK MACAULAY, President, Baltimore.
MORRIS ROBINSON, Vice President, New York.
[ ONEY received daily on deaosite, on whichinterest wBill
.X be allowed, payable semi-annually. The Company aslat
insures lives, grants annuities, sells endowments, and executoE
t rusts

35 -

Of the rates of insurance of $100 on a single life.
1 year. years. For life. Age. 1 year. 7 years. For
72 86 1 53 38 1 48 1 70 3
77 88 1 56 39 1 57 1 76 3
84 90 1 62 40 1 69 1 83 3
86 91 1 65 41 1 78 1 88 3
89 92 1 69 42 1 85 1 89 3
90 94 1 73 43 1 89 1 92 3
91 95 1 77 44 1 90 1 94 3
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Applications, post paid, may be. addressed to PATRICK
MACAULAY, Esq., President, Baltimore; or MORRIS RO-
BINSON, Esq., Vice President, New York; to which imme-
diate attention will be paid.
Applications may also be made personally, or by letter, post
paid, to FRANCIS A. DICKINS, Agent for the Company in the
City of WASHINGTON. His office is on Pennvslvania Avenue,
opposite Fuller's Hotel, and two doors from the buildings occu-
pied by the Treasury Department. oct 16-26-dly.
Surveying Compass and Tripod, $40
2 Pole Chains and 2 poles with set pins, $4
Solids and Superficials, 6
Electrical Machine, with rod, battery, arid jar,.bzall plates,
wheel, electrometer, &c. &c.complotc~,-rl6
Galvanic Battery, $10; Quadrant, 85
Orrery, $12; Camera Obscura, $2
S '-ts,36
Microscope, Kaleidescope, &c. &c.
On sale by JAS. RIORDAN,
fpb 22 Antique Bookstore, Penn, Avenue.
can Continent, in one octavo volume, published by
the American Antiquarian Society, is this day received for sale
feb 22
WCUSKISSON'S SPEECHES, in 1 volume, oc-
tavo, containing also the Select Speeches of .the Right
Honorable WILLIAM WYN-DHAM, together with their Biogra-
phies, &c. &c. just published, and this day received for sale by
F TAYLOR. feb 15
FOR 1837-Is this day received, for sale by F.
Will be received to-day, Long's Railroad Manual.'
Also, Nicholson's Engineering and Architectural Encyclopm.
dia, 2 vols. quarto.
Stuart's Topographical and Mechanical Dictionary of Archi-
"tecture, 3 vols.
Brtton's History (and graphic illustrations) of Architecture,
1 vol. quarto.
KI- On hand, and for sale at the lowest prices, an extensive
collection, equal to any in the United States, of valuable works
on the above subjects, and all their various branches, at the Wa-
ver[y Circulating Library, immediately east of Gadsby's Hotel.
mar 10

TN EW BOOKS.-Just received, Life in London; or, The
Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn and others, in
their Rambles and Sprees through the Metropolis, by P. Egan.
The Honey Moon, by the Countess of Blessington, and other
Tales by other authors.
The Humorist, by Theodore Honk.
mar 10-3t Penn. Avenue, between llth and 12th ste.
dG ARRET ANDERSON has just received, for sale,
S The German Tourist,swith 17 fine engravings
A View of the World, as distinguished by manners, costumes
characteristics of mll nations,i with 80 engravings, by the Rev. J.
L. Beake.
Walker's Manly Exercises, illustrated by engravings.
Knapp's Female Biography, containing notices of distinguish-
ed women in different nations and ages.
At his book, stationery, and fancy stern, Pennsylvania Avi-
ne, between 11th and 12th streets, feb 28--3t
and this day opened for sale by F. TAYLOR-
Shakspeare, large folio edition, 'with one hundred of the
largest sized e ngrain ss-splenadidlh boun e i Turkey morocco.
.-,'airDairn's aotirvcal Economy iFoR'ailroads, showing their in-
fluence upon the affairs of nations ; containing also a practical
plan for converting turnpikes into railroads,
Pugin's Specimens of Gothic Architecture, in two quarto vol-
umes, filled with engravings illustrating the various styles, and
showing also the practical construction.
The Plants (by Baron Humboldt and M. Bonpland) of South
America and the Vest India Islands, I folio volume, filled with
the largest sized engrnvings, splendidly colored.
Dictionary of Architecture, descriptive, topographical, and
mechanical, 3 volumes, by Stuart, Architectand Civil Engineer.
Walpole's Royal and Noble Authors, 4 volumes.
Hanoverian and Saxon Scenery, by Batty.
Thle Book of the British Constitution, 1 volume octavo.
North on Fish Ponds, 1 volume quarto.
Cotman's Architectural Antiquities of Notmandy, 2 folio vole.
with 100 of the largest sized engravings.
Sir Walter Scott's Border Antiquities of Englnnd end Scot-
land, 2 quarto volumes, filled with engravings.
Graphic Illustrations and Chronological History of Ar.','-
ture in England, 1 quarto volume, numerous engravings.
Milner's Ecclesiastical Architecture of England during thei
Middle Ages,1 Ivolume, with illustrations.
The Court of Queen Elizabeth, 1 volume quarto, very numer-
ous-authentic likenesses.
Nicholson's Engineering and Architectural Dictionary, 2 quar-
to volumes.
How to observe Geology," by De la Beche, 1 volume, en!
Memoirs and Diary of Pepys, in the reigns of Charles the
Second and James thie Second, 5 volumes octavo.
Memoirs and Diary of Evelyn, author of thIe Sylva," 5 vols.
Costumes, 1 large quarto volume, colored engravings.
**n The above works tave been delayed for two months by
the closing of tie Potomac with ice, and thIe season for which
they were intended having nearly closed, they will be offered
for a few days at a much lower price than they have or can again
be sold for in Wasington. gmar 1
T 1-E SUBSCRIBER has just received, from tlhe
press the Examination and Review ofa Pamphlet printed
and secretly circulated by M. E. Gorostiza, late Envoy Extra-
ordinary from Mexico, previous to his departure from the
united States, respecting the passage of the Sabine by the troops
Under the command of General Gaines.
jamin 23 Book and Fancy Store, Penn. Av. -.