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VOL. XXIX.


WASHINGTON: SATURDAY, MARCH 6, 1841.


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felb 22-di 3m




THE MARLBORO' AND ANNAPOLIS MAIL-
STAGE will leave Washington every Monday, Wed-
nesday, and PFriday at 6 o'clock A. M.
The PORT TOBACCO AND LEONARDTOWN MAIL-
STAGE will leave Washington every Monday and Thursday at 6
o'clock A. M.
Forseats apply at the Steamboat Hotel, opposite the Centre
Market, on Seventh street.
JAS. A. WILLIAMS & CO., Owners.
jan 6-d6'&eo3m BIRCH & SHEKELL, Agents.


HOUR OF STARTING CHANGED.
STEAMBOAT LINE FOR PHILADELPHIA.



On and after Wednesday, 17th instant, thie steamboat CON-
STITU ION will leave Bowly'a wharf for Philadelphia every
morning, (except Sundays,) precisely at 6 o'clock; returning
same day, with tihe passengers froin Philadelphia; putting those
bound South on board the Norfolk boats in the river, and those for
Washington and the West at Baltimore, in time for the evening
train of cars. Passage 64. Meals as usual.

1 S Dally Excursion to Frenchitown and back.
The CONSTITUTION, going up and down the
sams day, affords a pleasant and cheap excursion through the
beautiful scenery of the Chesapeake Bay,enjoying the seabreesae
for about nine hours.
Excursion tickets, including breakfast and dinner, 82.
june 27 T. SHEPPARD, Agent.
FCINE ENGLISH MAPS.-Just received and for sale
S by W. M, MORRISON, fourdoors west of Brown's Hotel,
Gilbert's new map ef thire World, rnaps of London, of British
North America, of Upper and Lower Canada, of the West Indies,
of Mexico, of South America, of Europe, of Asia, of Africa, and of
China.
Also, for sale as above, the Rocky Mountains, or Adventures in
the Far West, by Washington Irving.
Also, tlie Hour and the Man, an historical romance, by Harriet
Martineau, author ofDeerbirook. a, jan 29
.L'OR SALE.--Two small Farms.-The subscriber has
S for sale two small faras, one just beyond the borders of this
city. 'he. tli.r ...,uti I..)n sI.I hi 1- f miles from the Centre Market;
ihe lirst c.riairrng i .cire, .1. litter i3 a'res, with a convenient
d*.llrng ir.j .-th r inre f..v, ,ient.. Apply to
JAS. HOBAN, Attorrney-at-Law,
feb 22-2aw2w Pentn. avenue, between 41 and 6fih streets.
^ TO LET.-A new two-story and basement brick
building on I, between 6th and 7th streets.
SApply to J. C. MeKELDEN,
dec 31-Stawtf Seventh street.
FOR aALE OR Rt ENT, he house at thecorner of
21st and H streets west, formerlyy thire residence of Gen.
Parker. The premises are very convenient in all res-
pects; good stable, carriage- house, and out-houses, with a large
garden and many fruit trees.
Possession may be had on the 1st of April next. Inquire of
J. P. KELLER
feb 12-3tswtf F street, near the Treasury.
P PICTURE OF PHILAD)ELPHIA.-Just received
for sale at Stationers' Hall, a now Picture of Philadelphia,
or the Stianger's Guide to the City and adjoining Districts, in
which are described the public building, literary, scientific, com-
minercial, and benevolent institutions, places of amusement, places
of worship, principal cemeteries, andl every otler object worthy
of attention; with a plan of the zity and map of its environs.
felb 24 W. FISCHER.
BY THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES, JANUARY 22, 1841.
R ESOLVED by the General Assembly of Mary-
land, That the Treasurer of thire Western Shore proceed
forthwith to call a General Meeting of thire Stockholders of the
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company at Frederick upon the
earliest convenient day, in pursuance of the resolution unanimous-
ly adopted for the regulation and government of said Company by
the Stockholders thereof on thire tilh day of July, eighteen hun-
dred and twenty-eight, to investigate the affairs anl past manage-
ment of the Company, and.to take such further order in the pre-
mises as the interest of the Stockholders may require.
By order: G. G. BREWER, Clerk.
We hereby certify that the aforegoing is a true copy of the ori-
ginal resolution which passed both branches of the Legislature of
Mi ryland at December session, 1840.
Given under our hands at the city of Annapolis, this 26th day
of January, 1841.
GEORGE G. BREWER,
Clerk of the House of Delegates, Md.
JOS. H. NICHOLSON,
Clerk of the Senate, Maryland.

WESTERN SHORE TREASURY OF MD.,
ANNAPOWtS, JANVUAntV 27, 1341.
I N OBEDI ENCE to a resolution ot the General As-
sembly of Maryland of December session, 184t, of which the
foregoing is a copy, and in pursuanrce o the resolution of the Stock-
a holders therein referred to, a General Meeting of thire Stockhold-
ers ofthe Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company is hereby called,
to assemble and be held at the Company's Office in the city of
Frederick, in Frederick county of Maryland,on Monday, (ihe 8th
day of March next, at 12 o'clock, M., to investigate the affairs
of the Company and their past management, and to take such fur-
ther order in the premises as the interest of the stockholders may
require." GEORGE MACKUBIN,
jan 30-tl8thMar Treasurer W. .. Maryland.
Ir|0 FISHERMUEN.--BOOTS AND SHO.6S.-
U- The subscriber has on hand a large assortment of coarse
pegged and sewed Boots, Brogans: &, !.etitable for persons about
entering tire fishing business. 1 Itll s:11 them for cost, or very
near, for the sake of disposing of them. To all who wish to sup-
ply themselves for the season, before going down the rivar, I
would say, give me a call, and save 10 per cent.
ANDREW HOOVER,
feb 19-6teo No. 10 Penn. Av opposite Brown's Hotel.
A SMALL FARM FOR SALE within four miles of
Washington and two miles from Bladensburg, containing
92 acres of land, upon which is a fine orchard of young peach
and apple trees, and a comfortable two-story frame house. The
whole place is now in a good state of cultivation, and is favorably
licated for a market farm. For particulars, &c. inquire of J. F.
CALLU.AN, at his Drug and Seed Store, corner of E and Seventh
streets, or to the subscriber, on the- premises.
feb 22-eo-t o t J." C. KLAMROTH.
OUI E-FUR N ISHIN G WARE-ROOMS. Penin.-
Iylvattla avenue, opposite Brawn's Hotel.-
BOTELER & DONN would respectfully inform their customers
and the Public that they have just received, in addition to their
*tock, which embraces a general assortment of HOUSE-FUR-
NISHING GOODS, viz.
'Mahogany Furniture and Chairs
Beds, Mattresses, and Bedsteads on hand, and made to order
Plated and German Silver Goods, Knives and Forks
China, Glass, and Crockery Ware
Gilt and Mahogany frame Looking Glasses
Baskets and Brushes
Britannia Ware and Bead Baskets
Astral, Hall, and Glass Lamps
Iron, Tin, and Wooden Ware
,Stone Ware, &c. besides a variety of fancy and useful arti-
cles, which they will sell at fair prices, and to which they invite
the attentions of persons furnishing.
Their object has been to com;bina every necessary article used
In house-keeping in the same establishment, and, after an expe-
rience of ten years, they have sueeeeded to a considerable extent,
and are now prepared to furnish house complete at a short no-
tice. feb 27-eod2w
T HE STATESMAN, by John Holmes,.of Maine,
or, Principlea of Legislation and Law, in 1 volume. The
design of ths work is to state, with as much brevity as possible,
the principles and progress of legislation of the State- and Fede-
ral Governments,and an abstract of the statute and common law,
as regards civil and criminal jurisprudence, excluding, as much
as possible, all technical expressions and phrases, end explaining
whatever might be considered professional to the comprehension
of general readers."
Lately published and for sale by
mir 8 P. TAYLOR.
Al-u, lost palhshed, History of the Federal Government for
Fifty Years fgTm March, 1769, to March, 1839, by Alden Brad-
ford, LL. D. I vol. ocIavo; anda large variety of works of the
me c-las ad obar-I ter as the botve,


CABINET, CHAIR, AND SOFA MANUFAC-
S 'IORY.-EDWIN GREEN, at the old establishment,
corner of C and lOth streets, has now on hand a very large stock
of Cabinet Furniture, of every variety, from the lowest price sub-
stantial to thie most elegant and fashionable, of the bust workman-
ship and materials, which he will sell at very low prices. His
stock is comprised, in part, of the following:
Sofas and Lounges of every variety
Centre and Pier Tables, with mahogany and marble tops
Winged, plain and common Wardrobes
Sideboarns and Pedestals, with mahogany and marble tops
Dining, Card, and Breakfastr Tables of every variety
MarUle, mahogany, and painted Washstands
French Scroll, high and low-post Bedsteads, of mahogany,
munle, and other woods
Bureaus, with marble and mahogany tops, with and without
mirrors
Chairs of mahogany, walnut, and other woods, with hair, cans,
Sand wood seats
Crit.s, Cradles, Work stands, Music Stools, Candle Stands,
Ottomans, Fo.t-stools
Also, Beds, Mattresses of best curled hair always on hand
or made to order
Upholstering ald every description of repairs done promptly.
Mahogany, in the board, plank, and veneer, suitable for cabinet-
makers and builders, arwxys for sale.
Furniture wagons, with careful drivers, accustomed to moving
furniture, always for hire.
mar 4-eo3t [Globej E. GREEN.
" One single ounce of facts, wel sted, is worth more than a
ship loid of arguments."
"MURDDOCH'S VERNA tLAR TOOTH-ACH
Vl EM EDY.--A certain, safe, and speedy cure for that
most agonizing of all pains. The following are attested facts,
certified to by some of our most eminent men ; among them are
Dhysiciasri-,nt'mt-, '.p r, .-,.- n Ie.I
It was never ki1, i,,, In i vie.re it could be applied and the
directions were followed. It is used by dentists in preference to
all other remedies.
n" If 5 or 6 drops are put into 2 tableapoonfulls of water, and
used as a Tooth-Wash, it will cure gum-bites, and correct fetid
breath.
It possesses thie most salutary virtues in cleansing and beautify-
ing the teeth; it strengthens tie giumins, eradicates thie scurvy,
sweetens the breath, preserves the teeth from decaying, and pre-
vents them from achinir. Price 25 cents per vial.
Agents, CHAS. STOTT, Washington; 0. M. LINTHICUM,
Georgetown. mar 5-7t


THE SUBSCRIBER OFFERS FOR RENT
",Evermay," the residence of the late Lcwis Grant
frJ.s n i..,,, itu mii-m: .1 ii ih. i irer-' i.'i- ..tir l IHeights of George-
t.- ;, a. i n si i.- ira- I L,C .' m J..bn M.lason, jr. Tiledwol-
ling-house comprises every, advantage of structure and position
most desirable in a private residence. It. is substantially built pf
brick, is two stories high, with neatly finish-ed garrets, and has
four large rooms on each floor, separated by a central and spa-
cious passage, running north and south, the whole length of the
house, togetherr with wing for kitchen, servants' rooms, pantry,
&c.; stables, carriage-house, cow-shed, dairy, gardener's house,
and other offices, all of brick, 9ie attached. The lit covers ar
area of twenty acres and more, which is nuw nnder fine cultiva-
tion, as garden, orchard, grass fields, and woodland. The house
faces the south, and is located on a lofty eminence, commanding
a panorama of the extensivyoand beautiful Frispect in front, while
it embraces in the rear a delightful northern view, of which the
entire range of tha Heights west is, perhaps, deprived. That
portion of the grounds which lies immediately before the dwel-
ling forms a slope of a natural terrace not only very agreeable to
the eye and susceptible of tlie highest embellishment, but, oa ac-
count of the f,-rtility of the soil and the excellent exposure, ad-
mirably adapted to horticultural purposes, to which it has for a
series of years been very profitably applied under the manage-
ment of professional gard ,.r r, TI,.- r..m- i.m.. ,. 'f -if ;, i.; .-
to the metropolis, and its tim, I. -7 .....ri,. I n- h ....n ..,,.,' .1 IIb '
comforts of a rural seat, .!,,i I ii'- i i Ain r. i.:- r,. ,
(the chutuches, schools, markets, and other resortsof business he-
ir.,; ,t i, .: i,. ,iient distance,) present a rare opportunity to For-
,ui MI..-ma, rp,, Memnbers of the Cabinet or of Congress to secure
an Pegtsnr aud commodious abode upon satisfactory terms.
r. o p 'r,, with whom economy may be an inducement, and
who may not be aware of the fact, it is respectfily suggested
that sie comparative cheapnnss' of rents in Goorgetown is very
important and well worthy of their attention.
lPossesslou willbea pi-en on the first d.y of April next ensuing.
For father information inquire of the ; fi- p, i.. i th wsteu-
corner of Gay ani Montgomery streets,, :-r-.r., ,, D. C.
feb 11-wtf ELIZA G. IDAVIDSON.


CIHAPMA.
so celebrate
well-corked, and
day received, fur
of and 7th stroe
Hotel keepers
this delightful he
mar 3-ee3t
DOTTERY


PREMIUM WIGS ANM S'ALt.PS.-CLIREHUGH, J -&c. meanu
No. 207, Broadway, New York, announces his arrival of 8th and I stre,
n Washington, and during his sisit will be found at Mr. Brooks', Also, c.-.,,.,,nil
ennsylvaria avenue, between 41 and 31 streets, or at Parker's and oval r.i, jr.
Dressing-room, Gadsby's Hotel. with all a- iI .....
The many attempts that ore daily making to imitate these cele- will be ,it-.. .1
rated Wigs and Scalps arejust somany proofsofthe highcharac- *l '-, 1,.-l
ur they have attained, and the est'imdation they are held in by the rnai'3-.i ...
trade. But tlne Public will observe that Clirehugh is the original lli Nii \-
maker, in this country, of the Ventilating and Gossamer Wigs t .-, ,
nd Scalps, (without inetallic springs,) and that all ethers are but importdtion il.-
ne hie attempts at imitation-wanliug the genius to divine or di- He also lhau
rect the principle on which they are made to fit, and the skill and Wines, of hia ow
practice to execute. casks, and in boti
All wearers andl connoisseurs are invited to inspect his Heads packed so as to ci
I Hair, which, for elegance, lightness, and durability, may be mar 4-3t
passed aumion the first productions of modern art.
Senators, Members of Coagress, anti Gentlemen from every 'I..UIDE T
late of the Union who are now wearing Clirehughi's Wigs can G Offices, au
e referred to. feh 22-d2w diagram plans, c
tie relative positi
r Wint) FARMS FOR SALe-.-The subscriber has for officers' rooms, l
U sale a tract of land containing 116J acres, nrine miles north Robert Mills, Arc
f Washington, well watered, land of good quality, and fifty-five saleat thebook ae
r sixty acres in timber; na buildings, but will obe sold as a
bargain. I a, 12
The other farm contains 130 acres; has tolerable buildings, and r t.siUlASlUB
art well improved, having about 22 acres well set in clover, ML. The subs(
tome choice fruit and good water, and timber land in abundance funds andl Virgir
ir the support of the farm. Either of the above places will be New York funds.
isposed of on easy terms, or sold united, as they adjoin each Apply at his *fl
other. For conditions, apply (if by letter postage free) to mar 2-2w
WM. THOMPSON,
Guerenl Agent, VFIRAN SPA
feb 19-9t Office Louisiana avenue, op. Unitarian Church. ,Tire s0wb"t
he is now prepar
D R. AMOS G. MULL'S TRUSSES I-Every va- Land.c pes, Ru
riety of Hull's Trusses sold and applied at C. H. JAMEs's is competent to e
Drug store, Pennsylvania avenue, tronrge which hi,
I)r. HULL'S RADICAL CUR TRuses, a recent invention, and his Transparencies
SnDOMINAL SUPPORTER, or Lsdies' Truss, received the Gold Me- will be executed
bl from the American Institute in October last, and were report- of every style of
d by there Medical Commission of that body as "entirely superior ed nto order.
Small other Trusses in use." It is the only Truss patronized by 3 HoStts P)
e Medical profession generally.
jan 29-d2m AMOS G. HULL & CO. feb 12-eolm


S ALE OF VALUABLE PROPERTY.-By virtue
of a deed of trust, recorded in litter W B, No. 60, folios 216,
217, 218, 219, of the land records for Washington county, in the
District of Columbia, and for the purposes mentioned in the said
deed, I shall, on Saturday, the 6th day of February next, proceed
to sell, at public auction, to the highest bidder, for cash, one full
undivided third part of lots numbered 1,2, 7, 8, 9, 12, and 13, in
square 219, as laid down and distinguished on the plan of the city
of Washington.
This valuable property is in the n'ei lt,.rl ,-..I of St. John's
Church, the President's House, and tl..: L%. ,. offices. A plat
of it is left with the Auctioneers. Thire title is believed to be un-
questionable, but such only will be conveyed to tire purchaser or
purchasers as is vested in thire Trustee.
Sale to be made at 4 o'clock, at the auction rooms of E. Dyer&
Co. PHILIP R. FENDALL. Trustee.
EDWARLi [DYElR & CO.
jan 7-lawts&ds. Auctioneers.
nr The above sale is postponed to ltur.l,. ie 6fth March
next, same hour end place. P. R. FENI' 'tL I., Trus!ee.
feb 6-law&ds EDW. DYER& CO. Auclts.
In- The above sale is further postponed to Saturday, April
3d, at the same hour and place, vhent and where it will positively
he made. lfb24i-h -wts
G O)OD LETTER PAPER, faint lined, at 3 dollars
per ream, a most excellent and cheap article. Also,a great
variety of Paper at the lowest prices, at thie Bookstore of
R. FARNHAM,
sept28 Between 9th and 10th sts. Penn.avenue.
PAUL PRESTON'S Voyages, Travels, and Re-
S markable Adventures, as related by himself, with en-
gravings, just received and for sale at the Bookstore of
R. FARNHAM,
jan 1 between 9th andt 10th streets, Penn. avenue.
State of North Carolina, County of Wake, In the
Court of Equity.
Duncan Camcrrn and George W. Mordecai, plaintiffs,
against
The Commissioners of the city of Raleigh and others, defendants.
T H .L Pliintiffs in their bill state that John Rex, late of Wake
E .-.,,v, by his will, appointed then his executors, and de-
vis-.-l i.i t..p *' I ..I to them all his property, real and personal,
in ".1 t :.r. Ii.,ni ; .ipon trust, as to his slaves, to cause them to
be removed to some colonyin Africa underthe charge ofthe Amoe-
rican Colonization Society ; upon trust, as to certain of his other
property, to defray the charges of such removal, and of Ithe sup-
port and establishment of such slaves in Africa ; and as to the
whole residue of tris estate, upon truot, for the erection and endow-
ment of an infirmary or hospital for the sick and afflicted poor of
the city of Raleigh. That the plaintiffs have caused to be remov-
ed to, and established in, the Coloniy of Liberia, in Africa, negroes
Hulibard, Dick, Ben, Ass, Ellick, Abram, Sampson, Henry, Lin-
dy, Hagar, Jenny, Martha, Becky, Creasy, Ruth, and Eliza, who
are named defendants in thie bill, snd are -now free inhabitants of
Africa. That questions have arisen on the testator's will as to llre
amount afthe fund set apart for the removal of the said negroes,
and whether the whole interest therein is given by the will to the
said negroes, or whether the remainder thereof, now in the hands
ofthe plaintiffs, belongs to the said negroes or falls into and passes
with the general residue devised and bequeathed in trust for the
erection and endowmentof the charity mentioned in the will. And
the bill prays the opinion and advice of the court, exhibits an at-
count of the administration of the plaintifli, and ofthe state of the
fund in their hands, submits to any accounts or reference which
the court may deem proper, or the parties may desire, and prays
that their accounts may be aud ted, settled, and passed, under the
direction of the court, and the plaintiffs protected by a decree,
and for general relief. And the plaintiffs having filed with tujeir
said bill an affidavit, in writing, showing that the defendants Hub-
bard, Dick, Ben, Asa, Ellick, Abram, Sampson, Henry, Lindy,
Hagar, Jenny, Martha, Becky, Greasy, Rut!-h, and Eliza, are not
residents of North Carolina, but of Liberia, in Africa, beyond the
jurisdiction of this court, and having thereupon desired an adver-
tiseniment to be made for tie appearance of the said defendants,
according to the act of Assembly in that case lately made, thire said
defendants, Hubbard, Dick, Ben, Asa, Ellick, Abram, Sampson,
Henry, Lindy, Hagar, Jenny, Martha, Becky, Creasy, Ruth, and
Eliza, are accordingly hereby warned and notified, personally, or
by some solicitor of thie said court of equity, toi be and appear at
the court to be holden at the court-house in the city of Ra-
leigh, on the first Monday after thie fourth Monday of March, A. D.
1841, and plead, answer, or demur to the plaintiffs' said bill, other-
wise the said bill as against the said defendants, or such and so many
of them as shall fail to appear aa aforesaid, will be taken for con-
fessed, and be heard, according to the course of the court, expartle.
Witrtess Thomas L West, Clerk and Master of the said court,
at office this 28th January, A. D. 1841.
"feb 5-wfiw T. L. WES7, C. & M. 0.
PUBLIC LANDS, LAND LAWS, &eC., in two
S volumes, with maps, &e. ; containing the general public
acts of Congress respecting tihe sale and disposition of the public
lands, with the instructions issued from time to time from the
Treasury Departmnent and General Land Office, nd the official
opinions.of the Attorney General on all questions arising under
the land laws.
Published by order of the United Slates Senate-a scarce and
valuable book. For sale (a few copies only) by
mar 3 F. TAYLOR.
OTS FOR SALE.-The following Iota will be sold on
S accommodating terms, viz.
Lot No. 2, in square 263.
Do 6, 9, 10,10, do 264.
Do 12, do 317.
Do 14, 17, 18, 19, do 529. "
Do 5, 6, 7, 14, 15, do 530.
Do 9, 13, do 534.
Persons wishing to build an any of them can obtain several
years' credit. Apply to
p ar 3-2w3w GEO, GILLISS, Agent,


N'IS .I)A WATER--This Sida Water,
ed in Baltimore, may be had, in handsomnie bottles
equalling that just drawn froin the fountain, to-
sale, by the dozen ot sins Ie bottle, at the corner
sis.
and families are invited to call and make trial of
.verye.
vr"i. _J. P. CALLAN.
'.- Sr i.. Ware, Jugs, Jars, Pirchers, Milk Paes,
factored by JAMES E. JONES & CO. corner
eta, Washington.
i ii ,.t-Red and Black China Ware round
.-_ .-il-. Pots, ditmontl Pittchers, Creams, &c.
iii ,in, .1 C.ommou Earthen Ware, all of which
.I ar I'. lowest factory prices.
ri.-, i, ti. of cartage to any part of the city.

,l|a. N L.Y, r.\ ,ndria, has on land, and offers
.'.'.. kTi,k -: H -I ia" Champagne, of his own

:.*r .?r a I.- r.j[r- I.; office old Madeira and Port
in ispartation, in pipes, hogsheads, end quarter-
tes Iteiup in boxes of one and twodozen each,
arry in safety to any part of the United states.

i0 THE NAit)NAL EXECUTIVE
nd the Capitol of the United States, illustrated by
designating tire several Executive buildings, and
on of the different departments, their bureaus and
and also the committee rooms in the Capitol, by
hilect P-,blie Buildtings. Just published and for
ind stationery store of R. FARNHAM,
Peno. svenuuirihtwe'n 91hoan I t1011 Si
.Y NOTES, SPECIE, NEW a 0OR FUNDS.
criber will pay the highest premium in Baltimore
nia Bank Notes for Specie, Treasury Notes, and
fice, Georgetown.
W. S. NICHOT.LS.
KRENCIES AND SIGN PAINTING.
criber would respectfully inform the Public that
ed to execute Transparent Blinds for windows,
ins, &e. to order, having engaged a person who
xecute the satne. He wilt feel thankful for any pt-
s friends may feel disposed to give him i n this line.
for Clubs, Log Cabins, &c. Banners, Flags, &c.
I in the New York style. Gilding in oil, Signs
f letter, Flags and Banners of any design execut-

AINTING and GLAZING, in all its various branches.
M. T. PARKER,
E street, near the corner of 7rhstreot.


i IRUGS I DRUGS II DRUGSII--Tie subscriber,
Jr having disposed of his stock of Drugs, Medicines, Pdaiey
Articles, Paints, Oils, &e. &c. to Mr. Charles T. Jardella, with
the intention of leaving the city, avails himself of the occasion to
tender his hanks to his former customers for their kind patron-
age, and rilIit i [4 behalf of his successor a continuation thereof.
Tii, .,,.' ni I'l having determined to leave Wi-l.i.,t. n imme
diately after the first of March, desires that all lai-s against
him may be presented for settlement ; and all persons indebted
are hereby notified thatall accounts unsettled on the let of March
will necessarily be placed in the hands of a collector for settle-
ment. W. KIRKWOOD.

The subscriber would respectfully inform his friends and the
Public generally that hie has purchased of Mr. Wallace Kirkwood*
his entire stock of Dirugs, Medicines, Perfumery, Fancy Articles,
Paints, Oils, &c. &c. which, with an additional supply of goods
recently received, makes his stock complete.
The subscriber hopes, by strict attention to business, and care
to pleo>se all those who may favor himin with a call, to merit a share
of I." ; F. .' ......
Pi. .-._-.i. r I I 'i '.:.1 t.'. illy compounded.
-feb 17-er,2w .C. T. JARDELILA.
C KCKLOFF, Merclha,t Tailor, respectfidly inlorms
S thie citizens generally and strangers visiting the city, that
they can flend at all times at his stores a large and select assort-
ment of Seasonable Goods, which will be made up to order in a
manner that cannot fail to give satisfaction to all who may be
pleased to give him a call.
He feels warranted in saying that Iris stock of Ready-made
Clothing is superior in quantity,' quality of goods, and finish, to
any ever offered in'the District.
He has also on hand a fashionable assortment of Fancy Articles
of every description.
Gentlemen in want of any of the above goods will find it to
their advantage, if they are in want of superior a ticles, to call at
his stores on Penn. avenue, nearly opposite Brown's Hotel and
between 12th and 13 streets. jan 2"2-eo2m
fI)OLD ANI) SILViAR PENCIIa CASES.-W.
%X FISCHER has just received foin the manuf-cturers,
Messrs. Addison, Witmarth, & Co. a n lirt- supply of their supr-
rior Gold and Silver Ever-fointed P,. .'- I cases and Pen holders,
the former at prices from $4 to $15, and the latter from 50 cents
to $2 50, each embracing a variety of patterns, with rings for
ladies' use. The best assortment is constantly kept frr sale, at
reasonable and uniForm prices, at Stationers' Hall. fob 24
OBBIINGi GARIJUINEIR.-R. WALKER, at Ithe re-'
quest of numerous patrons, takes this method of informing all
those that may require His services, that he still continues to un-
dertake the laying out of Flower G.,rdens and Grass Plate on the
most approved plans; also to primune Grape Vines, Fruit Trees,
&c. Those wishing such work performed, can always hear of me
on application tin Winm. BuHoist or John Douglass, Florists.
Shade Trees pruned, furnished, and planted, or asoy thing con-
nected with the above profession, feb I-eo4w
IIlIE GAME OF BILLIARDS scientifically explain
I- ed and practically set forth in a series of novel and extra-
erdinary games and positions, I vol. filled with engravings, dia.
grams, &e. to which are added the rules and regulations which
govern the numerous gamts as they are played at the present
day in all the countries in Europe, I vol. London, 1840. Asiogle
copy just imported and for sale by
fob 22 F. TAYLORt.
M AP O1" TEXAS.-Just received at Stationers' Hall a
Map and Description of Texas, containing sketches of its
History, Geology, G-. ,r i'j i, ani rri Statistics, with concise state-
ments relative to -i .1 ,, .: IIt, productions, facilities of trans-
portation, population oh the country, and some brief remarks upon
the character and customs of its inhabitants, by Francis Moore,
Esq. Editor of rthe Telegraph and Texas Register. feb 19
'l141C .IFE ANO TIMES OFt MARTIN LU-
STHER, by tihe author of Three Experiments of Living,
Sketches of the Old Painters, &c. Also, the Life and Times of
Thomas Cranumer, by lthe same author, are just published, and for
sale by VW. M. MORRISON,
feb 22 Pour doors west of Brown's Hotel.
NI1RMARY FOR THE GRAVEL.-Dr. S. H. P.
LEiE, for so many years known as the discoverer of the cele-
brated New London Bilious Pills, has removed to New Yoetk, and
has opened sn infirmary at 70 Nassau street. Dr. LEE is so well
known through this country, it is hardly necessary to speak of him.
We have been acquainted with him lbfor thirty years. He is a reg-
ular physician, of established reputation, a gentleman of intelli-
gence and character. Fora number of years he has been a suc-
cessful practitioner for that disease, which is said to be so excru-
ciatingly painful and dangerous. He ihas established himself here
to extend his sphere of usefulness, and has exhibited to us a great
number of private letters from highly respectable persona, who
state that they have been entirely cured under his treatment.
Dr. LEa is a gentleman in whom tihe Public may place entire
confidence.
S3 Application by letter, describing symptoms, (post paid,) ad-
dressed to the Doctor as above, will be duly and confidentially at
tended to, and the modi-ine sent to order, with directions, to any
part of the world.
New York, January, 1841. jainn 28-peo7w
(NUFF, SEGARS, AN I) TOBACCO.-Thesubscri-
IZ! ber respectfully informs his friends and customers thathe has
added to his stock an entire fresh supply of Snuff, Segars, and To-
bacco, which he intends to keep constantlyon hand. The Segars
are ofeuperior brands, and the Snuffs put up by an old established
house-such as Congress, Demi-Gros, Senators' Mixtire, Ameri-
can Gentleman, Maccaboy, Rappee, &c. Ho respectfully solicits
a share of public patronage.
GARRET ANDERSON,
jan 15-3taw4w Penn. av. between llth and 12th sts.
ULWER'S NEW NOVEL-Nisht aid Morning, by
the author of Pelham, &c. is just publiabed and for sale by
L W, M. MORRISON, four door west ofBrowi's Hotel.


ITO0 THE rSTOCKHOLDERS OF THE UNITED
S. TATESBANK IN MARYLAND, VIRGINIA,
AND DIILAWARIE.-You are aware that an adjourned
meetingg of the Sockholders of tihe United States Bank is to be
held io Philud-ephia on the lst Monday of April next, when a
committee of investigation is to report on its actual situation.
Preparatory'o this meeting, sand with a view, if necessary, to a
concert of acting at thIe same, a meeting of Stockholders to a large
amount was held at the Exchange in Bahltitoore on the 17th ult.
anil the under;goned were appointed by them a committee to col-
lectas accurate information onthe subject as possible, and to ne-
pirt to a meeong of Maryland Stockholders, and others who may
choose to units with them, at a meeting to be held in Baltimore
on the 25th March next, with such plans fir consideration with
reference to vhat is to be done at the meCeting in Philadelphia, in
April, as theymay deem advisable, and ti take the necessary steps
in the mean tine to further the objects in view. The proceedings
fm it... ,,.,-ri., 11, H .tt;,,, -r- rave been published, and the under-
irr.i .-l. ...,i e r I ".'i i j[ recommend that ihe Stockholders
in Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware attend or be reprn sented at
the meeting in HBaltimore on the 25th March next, and that they
furnish their agents, or, if they choose, this committee, with pow-
ers of a'torney properly prepared and nu henwi'ated to act for
then at the meeting of April in Philadelphia, andi with instruc-
tions as to their wishes. J. S. NICHOLAS,
J. S. DONNFLL,
mar 3-3t R.A. TAYLOR.
UNION BANK OF GEOnSRTOWN.
T H8 President and Directors have declared a farther divi
-dead on the Capital Stock of this institution of 6 per cent.
which will be paid to the stockholders, or to their duly authorized
att rneys5 at their office, in Georgetown, when called for.
JNO. MARBURY,
feb 27-6t Pr, sident Uoion Bank.
AlUABL s I N VK'.TM fcNT.-A few tracts of Land
foir sale, near the junction of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers,
a few miles from theo city of Cairo, anti situated on and near the
line of tire Central Railroad of Illinois, which has been more em
less coumnpletie fior forty miles. The tend is of the richest quality,
dry, and chiefly covered with timber f the finest kind. The im-
provements now in progress, under the influence of foreign capi-
tal, "rill rkeim Caiio city one of the moast admirable town sites in
tho West, and it is rapidly advancing to the importance, in a com-
mercial point of view, for which its geographical situation so eni-
nently fits it. For further particulars ii.quire of KING & WIL-
SON, Land Agents, F -treet, near the Treasury. mar 3-3t
W EBST'ERI'S OrCTAVo U ICr'IlONARY.-Recom-
inmeiatimons:
Prom officers of Yale antd Middleburg Colleges.--" The
merits of Dr. WVebster's American Dictionary of the English lan-
guage are very extensively acknowledged. We regard it as a
'it l '.,. in -. ooI .:.n all thie works which have preceded it: the
i.- i,,., ., i.,. ,1 i,"I'racter of discrimination, copiousness, per-
spicnity, and accuracy not found, we believe, in any other diction-
aryof tihe I I.'..: i ,.,- '
Front J."* F, ... i t' ; officers of the Wesleyan Univer-
sity, Middletsn, Conn.-"We have seen and examined your
Amuerican Dictoarry, and we think it unrivalled by any work of
the kind in the English language."
Fro'mi E .4.' ', i -f r. \,-: i.'., .-.ridgeladependent Press.-
When this Work is as well known in Blritain as it is in America,
it will supersede every other book of the kind in the same de-
partment of letters. Its excellence is obvious and indisputable."
Perom the London Examiner.-" The veteran Webster's
work is new to this country ; but, as far as we can judge, it seems
to justify the highly favorable character it has long maintained in
America, and our view is corroboratedL by that of a learned friend
and cr iti-, who does not hesitate to say th it it is the best and most
useful dictionary of the English language lie has ever seen."
Many more testimonials might be added from highly distin-
guishied men and institutions in England and America.
The work may be had of the booksellers in most of the princi-
pal towns and cities in the United States, and is published by
WHITE & SHEFFIELD,
dec 28-2aw3m 29 Libertvstreet, New York.
11PlENDI) BOSTON lIlANO.--Mr. W. PRATT,
Professor of Music, 12thstreet, soutir of Pennsylvania ave-
nue, has for sale a rich variety of Gilbert & Co.'s superior Piano
Fortes, to which he respectfully invites the attention of ladies andt
gentlemen wishing to procure a first-rate instrument on reasrona-
ble terms. Second hand Pianoas taken in exchange. Several
packages without extra charge.
Mr. P. gives instruction on the Piano, Guitar, anud Vocal Music.
mar 2-eo2w [Madisonian]
JEADY FOR TRiE IIES OF MARCH! HitN-
J OR TO WHOM HONOR IS DUEI-Eight living
wonders of the world ("' Monsters") captured and will be over-
thrown and slaughtered by the indomiitable perseverance, public
spirit, and courage, ofsine man, who, in clearing away the "spoils
of his victory," desires not to leave a trace"-no, not a "grease
spot"-behind, which can give them a locall habitation and a
ntrme." But HOOVER will address himself at ones to the
"business and bosoms" of his fellow-citizens, an-Il in a matter-
of frct way, too, which he is sure must touch or awaken every
chord of their kindest sympathy aud fellow-feeling. Ever anx
bous (as hie is known always to have been) to minister to the most
pressing wants of his follow-citizcns, and to enable them, now, on
this present auspicious and happy occsaion, to hold high festi-
val," with credit and honor, in the presence ofthe assembled wis-
dom of the world, and of ilt. .l-... .,i guests of the Metrooulis of
the only free nation on ti ,,t., H ..... r icspecfuilly announces to
the ladies and gentlemen of Washington that lI ihas taken great
pains to procure, and will expose for sale, at the most accomimo-
idating prices, at his repository of choice viands in the Centre
Market, on Thumsday and Saturday mornings next,
EIGHT SUPERB BEEVES, OF THE LARGEST SIZE AND
OF THE FINEST POINTS.
Thise 8 cattle, -'a .i-;r, ;rn, the aggregate 18,500 pommnds, were
raised by James IP.-.-.r, i of Lao.caster county, upon the no-
ble soil of patriotic old Pennsylvania (God bless her! fir what
shie has done, and, still more, for what she intends to do t)--a State,
we all know, second to none upon eaith in the superiourity of its
useful productions in the Animal, Vegetable, and M.n. rl ik. i.e,.'
donis. It is said Tihe great Buffoa never visited thl ii a'-. H.
certainly never could have seen these cattle., Animoated na-
ture," he says, "i of diminutive siz, sand dwindles in the New
World." Indeed ! Good God i! what lies some people will utter
to promote theirselfi.h interest Virgil, hi his Georgics, says no
such thing : Ibuthe, probably, never saw any other than the mean
little black Chivikanuixon-looking cattle, to be found 580 or 1,000
miles found his owun residence. Hoover invites all the world to
call audl see liiii, by ocular demonstration, put down this national
1l.-.,,%m of thegreat naturalist. AAnd, particularly, all French,
i.'r.-.", Portuguese, and Italian gentlemen, and of the isles of the
Mediterranenanand, if arny, the diplomatic functionaries of Mo-
roccp, Tripoli, IhTinis, Algiers, Constantinople, Persia, Siam, Mus-
cat, &c., &c, residing "nrar the United States." Brag is a
good dog, but lfoldfast is a better." The which writing, the en-
-i ..-,r .,.i i ..I support ofin my fellow-citizens will prove true.
ur-,-,r .-. > _n JOHN HOOVER.
MONUMENTS OF WASIIINGION'S PATRI-
lOTSll[.-This 'work, which has been got p at much
expense, is now offered to the Public for sale, for the purpose of
( .to -hi, ti i the District of Colmubia a free instimtion to be de-
lnrnirtd 1 AeSHINGTON'S MANUAL LABOR SCHOOL AND MALE
ORPHAN AsvytiM.
Its object is to educate and train up boys who, from their desti-
tute situation are peculiarly exposed to ruin, and prepare them to
become useful members of soincty. In the work is a fit. simile of
Washington s expendli-., P .1.1-r.i,, : h. li i. .ii -r.r.. 'r, with
many other valuable d ''. ir o.., n . lik. -ne .ikr ... r.,. -t-'s paint-
ing at the Stlate Chamber, and Views ef Mount Vernon.
Copies of the work may be had at most of the Bookstores in
Wv ,n.t'i n ar..-I i the Rotundo at the Gapitol; also, in Alexan-
.1r.a l (.-.!r, --..u,,. P. W. GALLAUDET,
unar I-ea3t General Agent.
W AV HIE Y- NOV ELS.-Castle Dangerous and Tales
ofa Grand.aither, first series, being a further supply ofthe
cheap edition of the Waverley Novels, iust received, and for sale
by W. M. MORRISON,
jan 6 Four doors west of Brown's Hotel.
C .HAMPAGN ., WIlE SPER _M CANDLES.
100 baskets of the well-known Anchor brand
G0 do highly esteemed Cabinet do
100 boxes Sperm Candles, of superior quality.
Just received for sale ay
SEMMES & MURRAY.
fhb i5i-2w'tw (Glo If AUaB ' Ht9'l'll.--Warnted ininnedmarely by tie tmb-
secribers, men and women servants, either white or colored,
to th.m-, ..'--1 wages will be given.
a-". -.. (Balt. Amer ) NEWTON & GADSBY.
r' l4 E SCtIOOL DOR POLITICIANS, orm N)N-
U- Ct)MMITTAIa," a Comedy in 5 acts, translated from the
French of SCsnBz, just-published, and for sale by
jan 22 F. TAYLOR.
; 'JEW MUSICa-Just received, tne following pieces oh
1L1New Music, at the old established store, two doors east of
the City Post Office. W. FISCHER.
0 touch for me thy Harp again ; 0 ever thus from Childhood's
Hou:r 'Tis merry to hear at evening time ; The Pilgim'os Rest,
(with beautiful vignette;) Ye jolly voung Whigs of Ohio; Del,!
Conte, Conte, li prendi, (duet from La Normr ;) My dwelling is
no lordly hall ; She would not know me, by T. H. Bayly, Esq.;
the Farewell, (duet as sung by Mr. and Mrs. Wood;) Luise
Wali, by Krugell; The Grasshopper's Wals, by Nolcinit; Eagle
Gallopocle, by Endligh; 0 K Quiek Step, by J. K. Oph ; Fanta-
sie brillnnte, by Herz; Le Petit Tambour, for 2 performers;
Grand Fantasie Introduction and brilliant Variations to the Rus-
sian Dance; Le Reodezvouz de Chasse, by Rossini ; Bertini's
favorite easy Lessons for young Pupils, arranged and fingered
for the Piano Forte by the Atthor feb 22
IMMI' NEW NOVEl., The KI-smern, or the
mC! Black Riders of Congaree, and Walsh's Sketches of
the Conspiemouns Living Ciaracters of France, are just received
fir sale by F. TAYLOR, or for circulation among the subsm-rilrs
to the Waiverley Circulating Library. feb 15
G ORUION'S DIGEST OF THE LAWn toF THE
UNITED STATES, including an abstract of the ju-


dicial decisions relating to the constitutional and statutory law.
Just received for sale by
feb 22 P. TAYLOR.
SPIC'rACLEiS LOOST.-A few days since a pair of gold
Spectacles. The finder will be liberally rewarded by leav-
ing them with Dr. G. W. CRUMP, at the Pension Office.
P SUII4ORDINATION, a Story of Baltimore, by the au-
thor of The Subordinate, in one volume. .....
Just received and for sale at the Bookstore of
R. FARNHAM,
feb S7 Penn. avenue, between 9th and 10th streets,


B EHOLD THE OLD DOMINION TRIUMPH-
ANT OVER TIlE KEY-STONE STATEI-
Never was honor more richly inerited and j istly due tian in the
'.ni r : ,..ll -, .1 H .sh t. .aitilu l cattle that were exhibited
.J l'.,r..t-d jlgP I' r, i. ii.i Avenue by Mr. WALKER, the
most indefatigable victualler is Washington. Whatever a Buffn
may assert, it must be evident hlie never visited South Branch, Po-
tomar, in Virginia, where all cavilling about superiority of .-r..-,r.g
would be put to flight, and the old Keystone be left as far out of
sight as Biutlon was int his imagination. It is generally admitted
on all hands, and by the most competent judges, that Virginia pro-
duces uniformly as good beef as any portion of this country, and
at no time do we witness Chickamuxen cattle coamning from her.
As truth is mighty and will prevail, those who freast.i hepir eyes
on those extraordinary productions of animal nature, jr,.j &cured
a portion of it, were truly gratified. Walker feels grateful to his
fellow-citizens for their liberal encouragement; and, as he spares
no pains to give general satisfaction, what hie represents to be good
you have found by ocular demonEtratin to excel, even beyond
your own expectations. Walker still has one piece, which was
too fat to be disposed of. Mr. Jesse Brown has also a piece, which
Walker begs strangers and other interested in grazing to call
and witness, at hiis stalls, Centre Market, or at the above place,
and they will find no mistake about the superiority of those ex-
traordinary cattle. It would be unjust not to say that th. -e .tdid-
were purchased of Mr. Hezekiah Ciagett, who was deisr:,*i to
show that Virginia ihas no superior.
mir 4-3t W.
SOIST, about sunset last evening, out of lay buggy, either onr
R 4J or 5th street, between Pennsylvania avenue and the new
jail, a new pair of BLACK PANTALOONS.
A suitable reward will be paid by the subscriber, if left at Mr.
J. R. Thompson's, utinder Newton & Gadsby's. The pantaloons
had my name on the watch-pocket.
mar 4-3t HENRY QUEEN.
X-I IuN IEY Fu)IND.- Was picked up in the street, a silk
Il. purse, containing a small sum of money and a miemoran-
dumo in pencil, which thire owner can have returned to hrim on ap-
plication at the office of the National lIntelligencer and paying for
Iris advertisement. mar 4
]] LMOVAL.-MARRIO PV & HAltUEkTY have renrov-
i e oil their store to 209, Baltimore street, second door eastof
Sharp street, and adjoining Mr. Israel Griffith's, Baltimore, where
they offer for sale a large and valuable assortment of Foreign
and Domestic Dry Goods, consisting of in part, as follows:
Suoer blue, black, and medley cloths
1)) blue, black, and mixed cassimeres
Super and common drab do., fashionable striped do
Srtirels, assorted, 3 4 and 6-4 colored merinoea
5 8 and 5-4 super and common black bombaaires
black bombazils
Plain and twilled black ar.d assorted summer cloths
Back princeetas
5 8 and 7-8 drr and olive hangup cords
Beaverteens and moleskins
Plain and striped white and brown linen drills
Plain and printed gambroons
Blue and yellow nankeens
Brown Irish and German linens
Biown hollandls and Irish linens and lawns
Blue and Cadet mixed Kentucky leans
Irish table and birdseye diaper
Super damask table andl piano covers
Burlaps and tieklenburgs
Russia diapers antd sheerings
Marseilles and royal robbed vestings
Plain and figu ed silk vestings
Bick Itldian lutestrings, plain and figured gros do naps
Florences, assorted, blue and assorted sewings
A large assortment of British and American prints, seersuck
er ginghiams, French and English lawns/,and mrnousselines
de la ines
4-4 and 6.4 cambrics, jaconet do
Figured and plain Swiss miuslins
Plaid and striped do
Plain and figured bobbinet, bishop lawns
Black ani colored silk velvets
Black and colored cambrics
Sdk Spitalfieldssind Pongee handkerchiefs
-Silk firas and B rtidanna handkerchiefs
Black Italian cravats, black silk handkerchiefs
Ladies' fancy silk and gauze handkerchiefs
Paddings and huckrams
Worsted and cotton hose
Ladies' and gentlenmtn's gloves
And many other articles not necessary to mention.
Also, a general a-sortmrent of Domestic Goods, which theyaore
disposed to sell at tIre lowest rates for cash, or to punctual dealers
,,n their usual e-edit. (Winchester Repub) mar 4
I OTICE.-The sub-cther, having received the balance ol
L the superior lot of Beea recently purchased of James Par-
sons, E-q. of Soith Branch of Potomrac, Virginia, will offer the
same fior sale at h s stall, No. 53, new Centre Market, on Satur-
(lay, February 27, and Tuesday, the 2d, and Thursday, the 4th
of March nest, at prices suited to the times, by which he hopes
to secure the ,r..i. .r- ..f Iris cstomers and the Public, to whom
Ire feels and .. ,Ii t i el thankful.
fob 26- 6t G. W. KEATING.
IW E BOOBK.-Graphie Skeichesfromn Old and Authentic
-L' Works, idlustrating the Costumes, Habits, and Character of
there Aboriwinea of America, together with rare and curious frag-
mients relating to the discovery and settlement of the country, io
tis day ...I.., b-.l and for sale by W. M. MORRISON, 4 doers
west of Brown's Hotel. feb 19
16HE POLITICIAN'S REGISTER FOR 1841,
being a compilation of the returns of votes cest in the
several Slates during the years 1836, 1838, and 1840 for Presi-
dlent, Members of Congres-, and State officers, arranged by woun-
ties alphabetically. Just published 1841, price 25 cents, for sale
by F. TAYLOR. mar 1
11I1.1IItOULiTTE LIKENESSE.S, for a few lays
IS-.1ll,, 3 doors east of the City Post Office, Peonn-
sylvanitla Avenue.-Monsieur EDOUART, frort Paris, Lon-
don, and New York, returns Iris most sincere thanks for there lib.
eral patronage Ihia works have received during his stay in Wa :h-
ington, having taken about 1,000 likenesses, anrongat which are
thire members of the Cabinet and many o the Senate and House
c" l: It . 1. ,.,;. -. Likewise a great number of family groups,
i,.r. l. 'itir, ., ,i:-r, and children are represented in their most
characteristic manners, actions, and expressions.
Mona. E.'s extensive gallery of 85,0010 likenesses from Europe,
and about 5 000 in tire United States, of the most eminent men of
the day, who have honored him wih sittings, and have given
i-' .. cr -.p.= as approval, is open gratis for inspection.
P,.,e..-5, "-, fior likenesses sitting
1 25 for do standing
87 fior children under 8 yearsof age.
)Duplicates at reduced prices.
A volume is devoted to likenesses of members of Congress of
both House-; they are tiken tree of expense, and Mons. E.
begs tihe favor of those members who have not culled to do so
without delay ; or, if tore convenient, Mona. E. will call upon
them at their boarding-houses in the evening.
Mons. E. has none ,of his work exhibited before his door nor in
the Capitol, but only in his show room.
An approved likeness of Gen. Harrison, taken by Iris permis-
asion, to be sold at 50 cents, mar 1-dlw
( ORCORAN A RIGGS have lor sate-
6 per cent. Washington Corporation stock
5 do do do
Treasury notes
Bank of Wa.hington stock
Do the Metropolis do nov 14-tf
UNGLISON'S NEW REMEDIES, 3d edition,
with numerous modifications and additions.
Diseases of the Organs of Respiration, being a continuation
of the Library of Practi'cal Medicine, edited by Alexander Twee-
die, M. D.
The above just published and for sate by
W. M. MORRISON,
jan 18 4 doors west of Brown's Hotel.
R1RAPHIC SKETHIIES FROM OLD AND AU-
^A thentic Works, illustrating tire costume, habits, and charac.
tee of the Aborigines of America, together with rare and curious
firagrrents relating tithe discovery and settlement of tire country.
Just published and for sale at the book and stationery store of
it. FARNHAM,
feb 15 Penn. avenue, between 9th and 10th sta.

ALBERT GAI.LATINON THE MAINEBOUN-
DARY, l vol. with 8 maps, an additional supply this day
received and for prle by F- TAYLOR,
Also. Memoir, Historical and Political, on the Northwest coast
of North America end the adjacent territories, illustrated by a
map and g, ographical view of those countries, 1 vol. by Robert
Greeohow, Translator and Librarian to the Department of State.
mar 3
A PICTURE OF WASHINGTON, giving descrip-
tion of all tire public buildings, grounds, dc. with the prin.
cipal officers of the General and City Governments, Committees
of Congress, resident foreign Ministers, United States Ministers
abroad, d6c. &c. to which are added plans of the floors of both
Houses and a Corgressional Directory, by George Watterstonr is
for sale by W. M. MORRISON,
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UR FUTURE POLrcY, by 0. A. Brownson, Editor
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t.tate ot Maryland, Cl'harle, rru.rty, t-ct:
O N THli APPLI(ATION, by petnin in writing, of
Richard B. Mitchell, to the sul scrihM*, Chief Judge oh the
Orphans' Court ol Charles county, (being in the reessre of rhe
County Cuurt of said county,) praying for the benefit of the act of
Assembly, passed at November session, eighteen hundred and five,
and the several supplements thereto, a schedule of his property
and a list of hIis creditors on oath, as far as ascertained, r being an-
nexed to his petition, and the said Richard B. Mi'chell having as.
tisfied me by competent testimony that he has resided in the State
of Maryland two years immediately preceding the tierle of bis
application : it is tlreref~r- ..r.ti.rd ly m..i t.an he sa~d Ric a'd
B. Mitchell be and he ms hrre>.y dri.l, ,ngnd : prmr~ded err| y of
this order be inserted in sorme ni -f.5-f' r publ'-hed in the Ditriel
of Columbia once in each week forr two month prior to the third
Monday in August next, notifying the creditors of the said RIchard
B. Mitchell to he and appear in Charles County Court en the aid
third Monday in August forr the purpose of recommending a trus-
tee for their benefit, and to show cause, if any they have, why the
said Richard B. Mitchell shall not have the benefit of the said act


nf Assembly and the several supplements thereto as passed.
Given under my hand this thirteenth day of February, in the
year of our Lord 1841.


True copy. Test:
feb 15-w2m


RICJHARD BANKS.
JOHN BARNES,
Clerk of Charles County Court.


G tOLD THIMBLE.-A Gold Thimble, with initials, was
found by my man servant. The owner, by des-ritling the
same and leaving one dollar, canohtain it at Stasioeera' Hall.
W ATER COLOItS.-Just received at Siatoirons' Hall
an additional supply of Osborne's superior water colors,
comprising every sizt, in bhses1 and all kinds of colors in cokes,
deeo W W, FISCIRI


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NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE.

EUROPEAN CORRESPONDENCE.

FROM THE PARIS CORRESPONDENT OF THIS PAPER.

PARIs, JANUARY 11, 1841.
The festivities of the last week deprived me of
the aid of my amanuensis, and you of my usual
contribution. But my notes are the more abund-
ant. After the present short session of Congress,
you will have room for the various topics on which
I have collected memoranda. The transactions
of the several worlds, or grand divisions of actors
in this capital, furnish materials, apart from the
occurrences and opinions of the day, well worth
a regular digest or notice for our country ; but the
aggregate would be too large for any American
journal, even one so ample in its plan and dimen-
sions as the National Intelligencer.
We hear daily of devastating hurricanes in all
the European and Oriental seas, and along all the
coasts. From the South, as well as the North,
the accounts are alike of the extreme severity of
the winter: rivers ribbed, mountains covered
with snow, roads impassable, vessels, even steam-
ers, wrecked, migratory flocks of birds repelled by
storms, or killed by extraordinary temperature-all
nature benumbed or disordered. Since my arri-
val in Europe, I have not been fully reminded of
Americanw December and January, except in the
present season. Some days, it has been impossi-
ble to warm with the ordinary fires apartments of
the best exposition; the trees are still bending under their
loads of snow and icicle; the Paris roofs and the borders of
the streets are white; the comparatively few sleighs, must of
them exceedingly fantastical, have been brought out for the
Champs Elys6es and the Bois de Boulogne. The mixture
of mud in the narrow streets, with the masses of snow, rer-
deis them difficult for any sledge. As the horses, even
those kept for exercise or pleasure, are not rough-shod, a
curious spectacle of slipping and falling is presented each
morning until rain or the sun, and the ploughing of so many
hoofs, have broken the glassy surface of the Boulevards.
At Court, during the last week, the utmost bustle prevail-
ed, what with deputations and addresses of the public bodies,
and the annual presentations and crowded assemblages in the
evening. Twenty-six American gentlemen--four clergymen
of the number-and twenty-nine American ladies, made
their debut. They were accompanied by others who had
done so in former years. The Ministers of the Gospel ap-
peared in their canonicals, the rest in the Court finery which
was especially devised, A. D. 1837, for the North American
Republicans, and against which I could urge what I think
sound considerations, if the matter deserved a paragraph. A
list of the gentlemen, official I presume, appeared in Gal-
ignani's Messenger of the 9th. I have not before seen
or remarked this mode of publication. If the first instance,
it may be for good reasons. The British presentees, about
forty, were dluly gazetted the day previous. The political
editor of the Messenger premises that the King showed
much affability to them." lIam sorry to say that the Eng-
lish, wherever they figure, experience considerably less of
this from the French in general, than they did before the
treaty of July. The disposition to ridicule and quiz them
has revived as strongly as the fighting mood. For example,
see the sentences which I translate for you from the Siecle.
"The reception at the Tuilleries on the 1st inst. was rather
'dull; not that the multitude and eagerness of the courtiers
were less, but from the paucity of strangers, especially the
'queer-the red-coats, so offensive [in their glare to the
French eye, and those female caricatures that formerly
S' thronged the Palace halls. We could not discover a single
one of the tall, stiff, starched English.Women whose toilette
'indicated the approach of the Carnival." You will learn
by some of the paragraphs which I enclose, that the Dramatic
Censors and the police have interfered to suppress or modify
productions for the stage by which the British might feel them-
selves outraged or assailed, and the renascent prejudices and
animosities between the two nations be prematurely aggra-
vated. The license to ridicule and abuse the French being
indefinite and unmolested on the other side of the channel, it
seems to me hard and unfair that the hrnmarou, of the Parisians should be obstructed by the Government at
the moment that they hear of the London after-pieces and
caricatures about the French Frog and the British Ox, and
the Gallic Cock that croas but wonf fight, &c. The obser-
vation of Lord PALMERSTON that the French would at first
raise a prodigious noise about the treaty and its execution
but finally acquiesce, and that he could make Louts Put-
LiPPe pass through the eye of a needle; and Lord MELt.-
BOURNE'S threat to sweep away the French armaments, have
loft stings many inches deep in the French national soul.
The frequent allusions to them, not merely in the journals
and theatres, but the debates of both Chambers and social
talk, show how they fester. They have contributed in their
way to reconcile the French palate to that scheme of a Rus-
sian alliance which is now recommended from so many mouths
and pens, whence it could have been expected scarcely ever
or under any circumstances. If ODILON BARROT declared in
a committee of the Chamber that he would prefer a despotic
government to the loss of national independence, he meant
that nothing could be worse than a system which'submitted
to national insignificance, or brooked the spirit and tone of
the British Cabinet. The New Year's Day addresses and
answers at the Tuilleries continue to affect public opinion un-
favorably for the Court and Cabinet. The exclusive stress
which is laid upon peace, and the emphasis of amiable pro-
fession towards the foreign Powers, seem excessive and quite
unsuitable to the new relative position and policy of France,
such as they have been proclaimed even by M. GUtzoT. They
indicate a resolution-of the Monarch particularly-to avoid
war by all possible means; to acquiesce in any external trans-
actions. I am sure that he has been too lamb-like and phi-
lanthropic in his strain for the temper and purposes of the
Chambers; of both Peers and Deputies, who, however, are
moderate, perhaps humble, in comparison with most of the
parties out of doors. No doubt, the King and his Ministers
are persuaded that the most perilous extreme is the other, to-
wards which public sentiment, justly excited in several re-
spects, has been inordinately impelled for the ends of revolu-
tion and reconquest. In his reply to the compliments of the
Institute, delivered by'Rosst, Louis PHILIPPR returns to a
topic upon which ho has seized every opportunity to dwell. I
mean the evil of Republican theories, causing youthful or too
sanguine intelligence to concur in attempting what must
prove baneful in practice. In my long career,"he remarks,
how many upright men have I known urged forward by il-
'lusive abstractions. and general reasoning, who were them-
selves astonished, in the end, at the mischief which they had
accomplished, instead of the good which they designed and
desired." The spectre or vision that haunts and nearly
engrosses the eye of every monarchical statesman is that
Democracy predicted by CHATEAUBRIAND and DE Toccute-
ViLLE; and the situation of Spain causes it to loom from the
top of the Pyrenees on the French royalty of July. The
British press has been lavish of panegyric on Louis Pan-


LIPPE'S philanthropic meekntiess and philosophical patriotism;
and the more lively its accents of gratification, the sharp-
er the discontent in his realm. The London Morning
Chronicle takes the lead in applauding and rejoicing ; which
is, for the Paris politicians, as it my Lord PALM RSTON him-
self clapped his hands. The President of the Chamber of
Deputies abstained, in his address, from the topic of peace or
war; and properly, because he knew the feelingsofthe Cham-
ber too well to join the chorus, as its organ. But the Chron-
icle scolds at him for his unmeaningg language," his "timid
silence," and then adds: The King heard the President
with some impatience, and broke forth into a frank, clear,
'and courageous reply" against war, conquest, and glory.
Now, in regard to the breaking forth, every one here knows,
or should know, that the addresses and replies are concerted;
that what M. SAUZET read was submitted to the King before-.
hand; and that the topics-the virtues of the Queen, the ser-
vices and merits of the heir apparent, the admirable qualities
of all the scions of the National Dynasty, the union of the
Chambers with the Crown, &c. are precisely those to which
Louis PImLtPPE would listen with exemplary endurance. I
cite this as a specimen of the misrepresentation of French
scenes, common to the London papers. The Chronicle's
editorial accounts (4th instant) of Count MoLt's inaugural
IlNCdui.O Djad DWI'o reply, At the 1Il pfuoing oftt 4e4 d4-


tiq Fran alse, may Nl pronounced the very reverse of the
truth, in the principal passages.
Last week, a copy of Captain BAsiL. HALL's new publica-
tion, in three volumes, entitled Patchwork, fell by chance into
my hands. I turned over some of the pages relating to Paris,
and read his account of the cold of this capital, which he re-
presents to be such as he could not remember to have seen in
Great Britain or any where else. He says:
If summer in Paris is had for man and beast, winter is
even less bearatle; the cold, ,% atn I was there, subdued all
mankind alike-natives and -tian.'r [a, and at times entirely
cleared the streets f .erq.pI lh.-aving the capital like one of
those mysteriously d-'tie, ci.ot- in Hindostan described by
travellers in the East, Which, with all their palaces and tem-
ples complete, have been left for ages without a single inha-
bitant in them! I walked once, the day after Christmas, from
end to end of Paris, and literally met only a stray gendarme
or two. How the wretched coachmen manage to live at all
in such weather as I have seen in Paris, is to me inconceiv-
able: for even to the inside passengers the cold becomes at
times so severe that, with all the contrivances, they can think
of-warm furs, hot water bottles, greatcoats, boat cloaks, and
shaAls-they can scarcely go from one house to another with-
out being frozen to death-a fate which actually befel two
poor sentries and an unfortunate donkey one bitter night of
the winter alluded to. The soldiers were found, at the hour
of their relief, as it is called, with their muskets shouldered,
standing as stiff and erect at their post, at the palace gate. as
when their corporal had planted them. The honest donkey
was found standing across the path in the Boulevards at day-
break, with his tail straight on end, as rigid as a bar. In his
death the poor old fellow retained his wonted look of patience
and contentment so completely that the people, thinking him
still alive, drubbed him soundly as they passed, for being in
the way."
This is the fifth winter that I have resided in Paris, with
a constitution peculiarly sensitive to cold, and yet I have
neither seen nor felt what warrants, in any degree, the cap-
tain's wonderful yarn. It is very many years since the
weather has been so pinching, searching, hyperborean, as
within the month past, yet no one has witnessed any thing
like his phenomena, not even an honest donkey frozen to the
life In regard to the desertion of the streets, the captain's
Patch-work must be absolute fancy-work. It could net have
occurred without an entire revolution in the nature and habits
of the Parisians. In general, they have seemed to me invin-
cible by atmosphere of any description. I have rarely ob-
served the streets to be more crowded than since the com-
mencement of this Siberian spell. According to the London
meteorological diaries, the thermometer has fallen lower there
than in Paris. We survive and even enjoy ourselves within
and without doors. If Captain BASIL HALL'S Loo Choo ro-
mance and his book on the United States had not procured
for him a Munchausen degree, his German anecdotes, ex-
ploded as they were, and the present Patch-work, would enti-
tle him to a diploma consummate. When we have seen and
heard, we can scarcely credit our eyes as we read the London
statements of what has occurred or is filt in this capital, yet
those statements are, unavoidably, the first circulated by the
American press. The Boston and Ney York editors must
copy them at once on the arrival of the British steamers.
Reason has some share in the strictures of the French Op
position writers on the custom of making and publishing offi-
cial harangues and Royal responses at each new year. It is
peculiar to the French monarchy. The kissing of hands at
the Court of Madrid is not followed by a solemn publication
of the mutual compliments. Every snate, juridical or muni-
cipal body-all the branches of the administration-present
themselves with a set of phrases, more or less voluminous and
ambitiously elaborated. The sovereign's acknowledgments
are generally intended to be significant for the nation or the
world; but, like the addresses, they consist, in the main, of
trite matter repeated to satiety, and often bordering on the ri-
diculous. In the succession of dynasties and rulers, as nearly
the same immutable devotion has been professed, with the
same fulsome flattery to all, the grossest self-contradiction has
been incurred, which the antagonists of the existing powers,
or of the old dignitaries who have topped their part in this
ceremonial through the several changes, do not fail to signal-
ize by easy collation of texts. On tAe recent occasion, the
burden of the song on each side was the weal of mankind
ever promoted by peace, and so happily rescued by the efforts
and resolution of this Government to prevent a general war.
The palace homily smacked, in reality, more of excuse than
of the generous and confident love of our whole species upon
which they found Louis PHILIPPE's submission to events.
Without forgetting the aims and campaigns in Algeria, I
prefer them, however, to the cant of the British -press about
moderation, disinterestedness, philanthropy, and so forth,
when I contemplate the Syrian, Chinese, and Indian wars of
cupidity, aggression, carnage, and rapine. Pharisaism has
never been carried further than by the chief British journals,
with their moral and religious pretensions, and their lectures
to the French, in the articles to which the Treaty of London
has given birth. Curious examples hereafter.
The French official harangues touching the excellence and
obligation of the anti-belligerent system contain no reference
to the special spirit, maxims, and precepts of Christianity
about peace. DupeN,.in his draught of an address to the
King from the Chamber of Deputies, ventured to mention
religion as an object of protection and favor for the Govern-
ment. The very term excited ridicule and resistance; it was
altogether new, and seemed incongruous in the business of
the Chamber. At different times several members have
moved the repeal of a law, of 1814, which renders penal cer-
tain gross profanations of the Sabbath, although it has been
a dead letter, owing more to the indifference of the authori-
ties than tke refractoriness of the People. I was struck with
a dialogue arid scene relating to positive religion, which oc-
curred in the Chamber of Deputies on the 26th ultimo, the
day after Christmas! The principal subject under considera-
tion was the bill for regulating the labor of children in the
manufactories. A member proposed that the Jewish children
should have, for rest, the option between Saturday and Sun-
day; the employment of any under sixteen years of age, on
the Sunday, being forbidden in the bill. The Minister of
Justice and Public Worship argued thus: I cannot admit
that the present text of the bill would be contrary to reli-
gious liberty. There are not more than three hundred thou-
sand Jews in all France; it would, therefore, be inconsist-
'ent and anti-religious to make a law with reference to that
immense minority. [Commotion in the Chamber.] The
Christian religion is that of thirty millions of the French;
be not afraid of declaring for it; I beseech you not to imi-
'tate those who labor daily to undermine religion; adapt
your law to the religion predominant in the country; if the
Hebrew minority will not conform, let them take two days
'of rest instead of one." The Minister was understood to
allude to PORTALtS, the Deputy who had taken the lead
against the law of 1814. PoeTrAis rushed into the tribune,
and the Deputies raised a chorus of laughter. "Gentlemen,"
he cried, "you have just been told that same of us labor to
undermine religion '! That, unhafrpily, is too true," ex-
claimed FtLCHERON, the honest member for Lyons. PORTA-
LtS. "Verily, there is quite a revival in the Chamber. We
have become a pious body." Several voices : So much the
better; so much the better." PoRTaLIS, with an ironical
smile and wsnk: "Indeed, there is here a great, a wonderful
resurrection of faith." Several voices again: "It would be
a blessing." A number of other voices: "It has happened
since DuPI''S address." PoRTaLtS. "It may be good, if you
please to think so; but, if we must be brought back toreli-
gious intolerance, l say that it is evil. You should force no
'man to remain idile on Sunday, whose children may starve
for it." Exclamations of oh oh rose from most divisions
of the Chamber, as every one sees how both Sunday and
Monday are sacrificed to dissipation by the majority of French
operatives. PO0TaLIm continued: As I am en my legs, I
will advert to a recent report by a deputy, a Judge of the
Court of Appeals, wherein it is written that the law con-


cerning the observance of the Sabbath subsists, and must
be held applicable. On the other hand, M. DuPINm informed
us, recently, in answer to my motion for its repeal, that the
measure would be superfluous, inasmuch as the law was
unexecuted-defunct. Let it be acknowledged at once that
the authorities will dare to cftry it into effect; let this be
' only avowed, and I will ester, forthwith, a new protest."
Cries of disapprobation from various deputies. At length the
motion in behalf of the Jews was negatived. FOULD, tihe
Jew banker and deputy, stated that bethought his brethren
sufficiently protected by the Charter, which disclaims a state
religion.
From all that passed I could collect that there was among
the Deputies, and on the ministerial bench in particular, a
sense of shame and regret that religion counted so few follow-
ers or abettois in the assembly, er in any branch of the Gov-
ernment. But all branches, and the whole hierarchy, besides
the mass of the priesthood, have been awakened to the mani-
fold, pregnant evil of the general desecration of the Sabbath.
In the autumn, we heard a familiar sermon (prone) from the
worthy and eloquent curate of the church of St. Roch, upon
the French use and abuse of the Lord's day. I copy for you
the heads of it which I noted, because they illustrate the case
and the severe frankness with which it may be treated from
Oil pulpit, The tFInI4 n0ti91 1 I only ae thal djqC*


garded Sunday. He (the Curate) had'tever travelled out of works already obsolete. The case, however, is the reverse.
'France without hearing the same remark from persons wor- A prestige still attends the title of Academician. Ten or
Sthy of credit. In Great Britain, Switzerland, Italy, even in fifteen members are either illustrious in authorship or
America, the land of unbounded liberty in all matters, the retain a popularity variously operative; and it is much to be-
Sabbath was kept with a reverence bartering on superstition. come co-ordinate and associate with them. Installation in
In the United States, as he had learnt, petitions, with thirty the sanctuary serves as a consecration of literary pretensions.
thousand signatures, fol.the stoppage o'the mails, had been The school of which Huo has long been the Magnus ApJlo,
'presented to Congress ; some Americas had even calculated triumphed, after a severe struggle; was formally recognized
the number of persons engaged in the ?ost-offices and there- with all its sins and imperfections on its head; when the
by deprived of the advantage of attending Divine service; doors were thrown open to him by the highest suffrages. A
'he would recommend such examples to the French; his Conservative editor, who pardons the Radical and licentious
'countrymen seemed to think that there Nas no judgment for poet, in consideration of his imagined genius and fame, con-
'Nations; (here a splendid passage of "osSUET on the sub- firms what I have just said by this remark: This election
'ject.) They thought much of their glry as a people, but 'is fortunate for VICTOR Huuo, for the mere title of Acade-
how could they preserve it without rendering homage to the mician will suffice to dissipate the absurd prejudices which
Almighty Dispenser, obeying his positive precepts, stnctify- 'yet cloud his name." By the prejudices is meant the sense
'ing his dayI He could recognize no real Christianity, he which so many entertained of the questionableness of his
anticipated a heavy visitation from above,unless the general literary deserts and the two-fold mischief of his performances,
dissipation and vice that reigned on the Rabbath should be A more general and important reflection belongs to this in-
corrected. He did not ask the people to spend the whole in stance. Nowhere and never has the power of the pen, the
Sthe churches, but wished more time to bh given to public faculty of authorship, acquired so diffusive a sway, and en-
worship than was usually allotted even by the professing tered so largely into the management of public affairs, as in
Christians. He argued that dissipation destroyed the secu- France. How and by whom it is wielded-how and in what
lar as well as the evangelical reasons for the institution of degree it is acknowledged and vivified in individuals-mustt
the Sabbath-repose of body and intellect-concentration of therefore, be momentous points. Politics, morals, religion,
spirit; a diversion of the mind's eye from the present to the are deeply involved, as well as taste, style, cast of thought,
'future life," &c. What I have myself witnessed in Europe and composition. "We live," says an able French essayist,
has reconciled me more than I supposed I should ever be to "at an epoch when it would be neither just nor prudent to
the rigidity of the New England doctrine and practice; and 'contest the fitness of men of letters for the administration
I speak too in the worldly not less than in the scriptural sense. of the public weal. The time has long since gone by when
The northern and middle States may be ttrict and ritual to 'a poet could fret himself to death because his project of ad-
excess, but the extreme of utter laxity is vastly worse. ministrative reform was coldly repelled. Nowadays, what-
Having travelled into the subject of religion, I cannot stop 'ever poet conceives a plan of that or any other kind may
without touching on the inconsistency with which the con- boldly bring it forth. He is sure of being heard-perhaps
duct of some of the highest patrons and preachers, among 'applauded. If not already a Deputy, he will be. If he
the literati and statesmen, of Christianity and morals, may should, as some fools have done, abandon himself to despair,
be taxed. On the 26th, the Abb6DE LAMrNNAIS was tried at 'with his pockets full of verses, it can be only from want of
the Court of Assizes, for his last treasonable and anti-social, 'comprehending his epoch. In good sooth, this age is not
incendiary pamphlet. You know that, as a priest and author, hard to men of letters. It enriches some-aggrandizes
he stood prominent in 1826, proclaiming that all truth and 'others exorbitantly. It opens the legislature to many-the
all power appertained to the Holy See. Ere long, having 'cabinet to not a few. It exalts mediocrity to the summit of
become, on a visit to Rome, discontented with the Pope and the luftlest pretensions. In these times, every man who
the Papal Government, he published a very able and plausi- 'holds a pen may get along, and very high. Even the least
ble book of a purport entirely opposite, which brought him 'celebrated, or the most modest, have their hands upon our
under ecclesiastical interdict. He finally abandoned the Chris- national concerns; they edit or furnish matter for the jour-
tian pale altogether. He undertook to teach the French pen- 'nals. The ablest of them, the pushing, rule the State.
pie democracy of the widest compass and strongest complex- Examine who are the men that, for the ten years past, have
ion ; he associated himself, in the editorship of a daily paper, played the first parts, and exercised the greatest influence
with Madame GEotOE SANn, the most libertine of female 'over our destinies; doubtless, the men pf letters rather than
writers. He issued lately, in three large octaves, a sketch of the lawyers, though the contrary idea prevails. GuizoT,
a system of Philosophy-his theory and code for mankind. I 'THiERs, VILLEMAINsr, SALVANDY, DUPIN, et id omne genus,
have turned over the leaves of those volumes, andi attentively 'are of the Academy. Every writer, every lecturer, every
read some of the chapters which might afford me insight into paragraphist, now looks to political life and distinction."
his general design and philosophical notions. He labors to VICTOR HUGO will probably pass from the Institute to the
disprove the fall and the redemption of man; in short, the Chamber of Deputies, and thence, perhaps, to the Cabinet,
work is directed against Christianity ; he would explode all where, like Tinims, he may undertake all the interests, all
revealed religion. The jury were unable to resist the evi- the fortunes of this nation of thirty-three millions. If a re-
dence of the atrocious texts which the Attorney General cited publican revolution should be achieved, what a medley in the
from his pamphlet ; they brought him in guilty on three of Government-savans, literati, lawyers, journalists, socialists,
the four counts of the indictment; and the Court dealt with leaders of clubs, military demagogues, &c.! The first Di-
him leniently in consideration of his age, apparent feebleness, rectory may consist of ARAoo, THEnas, Htoo or LAMENNAIS,
and literary renown. He was sentenced to a fine of four CLAUZEL, and the chief editor of the National.
hundred dollars and imprisonment for one year. We beheld RENaissANcE-We had expected to-day to have announc-
him, in court, escorted, surrounded, fondly countenanced, by ed the re-opening of this theatre, and to have described the
a multitude of literati, judges, lawyers, fine ladies, artists, new piece of M. Lhon Goslan; but fate, or fortune, or cir-
deputies; and M. DE CnHiTEAUBRIAND-the author of the Ge- cumstances have ordained it otherwise, and we have, instead
nius of Christianity and the Martyrs I-conspicuous in posi- of recounting the entrances and exits of 1 tait une fois un
d l e o y d s i e o Rol et une Reine, to state that, at the hour appointed for
tion, and still more so by loud sobbing in behalf of the arch- opening the doors, a notice was exhibited announcing a post-
Deist and Anarchist. At the reception of Count MOLE at ponement par ordre. We subjoin the account given by the
the Academie Francaise, we had the Viscount again, as the Gazette des Tribunaux of the causes of this interruption,
great Catholic Legitimist, todo homage byhis presence to the merely observing that we strongly doubt the interference of
memoyof his pious friend Archbishop DE UELN, whose the British Ambassador in any such matter.
memory of his pious friend Archbishop D ULN, whose t nSaturday evening, at six o'clock, there was a great
panegyric the new member was to pronounce, crowd waiting for admittance at the doors of the Renaissance
Last week, VICTORn Huoo was, at length, elected into the Theatre, which had announced its re-opening with a drama
Academy by a majority of two-17 to 15 votes. He certain- entitled It etait une fois un Roi et une Reine. Some minutes
ly enjoys what I would call popular infatuation rather than before the time for opening the door-, a band, with the words
a fe t y w h d r mc fm s Reliache, par ordre, was placed over the bills.. Agents were
critical fame ; temporary clat, which differs much from solid sent at the same time to disperse the crowd, which withdrew
repute. He is the heresiarch in the French drama, which he without committing any excess, but with manifestations
has sadly corrupted and debased ; his productions form in of dissatisfaction. For several days previously, some of the
every respect the worst and the most pestilent models; they political journals had announced that the representation had
have the deepest taints of every kind. His muse has lavish- been prohibited by the censorship, under pretext that it con-
tained allusions against the husband of the Queen of England
ed incense to whomsoever and to whatsoever has gained the and the English Government. Some had even stated that the
ascendant in French affairs. In reference to this versatility, hesitation of the censorship was the result of diplomatic con-
one of his blind worshippers exclaims, with absolute simpli- ferences with the English Ambassador. We do not know
city, "How prodigious the fecundity of lyric creation, that what truth there was in the rumors given by the political jour-
which, for twenty years, has sufficed for all the various pub. nals, but it appears certain that, after much negotiation, andt
'li, e ortionvcistudeas, trals rmsf revsall thea reb- some changes in the two principal characters, the rehearsal of
'lie emotions, vicissitudes, trials, triumphsreverses-all the re- the drama had been authorized, and that the manuscript was
volutions and glories of so wonderful a period in human an- two days ago given -definitively to the author, with the visa
'nals! Read his effusions, and you find that he has adopted, of the censorship, and the approval of the Directeur des
'indifferently, all conceptions, creeds, and passions. VICTOR Beaux Arts. On F.iday,this personage asked for the manu-
lToo has opened his bosom, like God, to all the ideas that script again, on the pretext of making some new changes;
'luv had opened his bosom, niutke God, to all the ideas hatbut, in the evening, he declared that it would not be returned,
live and move in any quarter or direction ; to all the senti- and forbade the representation. It is added, that several de-
ments in vogue at any time; his philosophy, his choice of puties having waited upon the Minister of the Interior to de-
forms and topics,has been perfectly impartial; the monstrous, mand the explanation of this proceeding, the Minister order-
thegrotesque, pessimism, optimism, infidelity, philanthropy, ed the restitution of the manuscript, and authorized the per-
'sensut, rr a r formance. In consequence of this decision, the performance
sensuality, refinement-every appetite,everyaspiration,every was about to commence, when a new order from the Directeur
dream," &c. The panegyrist whom I here quote is a precep- des Beaux Arts arrived for closingthetheatre. Suchwas the
tor to the King's younger children. But it is not extreme report current amongst the disappointed groups in the Place
licentiousness and hideous abortion which I would designate Ventadour. We give it without guarantying its authenti-
in the works of Hoo, so much as elaborate, and ye gratu city ; but, if true, it is of a nature seriously to compromise
in the works of gratuit- Ministerial responsibility."
ous blasphemy, of which I could furnish hundreds of revolt- The Siicle says that M, Cav6, director of the department
ing instances. An admirer, canvassing for him, begged a of Fine Arts, under the Minister of the Interior, has offered
member of the Academy to concede to their idol one at least his resignation on account of the affair." The Ministerial
of the several vacant places. There may be," was thejust evening journal, in adverting to this circumstance, says:
y, e h in h w t e i Se b veral journals, faithful to their system of attacks against
reply,1 "enough in his works to entitle him to one, but I ,he Cabinet, pretend that it was on the demand of a foreign
know there is more than enough to exclude him from four." ambassador that the representation did not take place. The
Nevertheless, ihe received the zealous suffrages of thegreatre- assertion is completely false, and we give it the most formal
ligious spirits, the special moralists, the exalted teachers, philo. contradiction."
sophers, and statesmetn-the Catos and Platos of the Acade- The Cltharvari states that Messrs. Eugene Sue and Dinaux
d t r having prepared for the Theatre de la Gaild a drama called
niy-CHATEAUeRIAND, RoocaER, COL.LARD, COUsIN, VILLEMAIN, Les Pontons Anglais, in which the sufferings attributed to
MoLE, LAMARTINE, SOUMET, DUPiN, SALTANDvy; and GUIzoT the French prisoners on board the English hulks during the
himself had pledged his vote, but arrived too late to crown last war formed the subject of the piece, the dramatic censors
the sacrifice. The literary Olympus of forty" will, per- would not allow the play to be represented unless the scene
hars, be further graced by the admisioi, under thes was shifted from England to some other country; and that, in
has, be fure y t ace he admission, under the same consequence of this, Spain having been chosen, the name of
lofty ethic and esthetic auspices, BERANGER, superior in lyric the piece has been altered to Les Ptonton de Cadiz.
genius, though not in trangression as an author, to Huo,
BALSAc, A. DUMAS, and others of like celebrity, whosupply the iPRING GOODS.-Received this day-
stage and the circulating libraries with monstrous compounds 6 pieces 4 4 Silks, very rich
of extravagance and turpitude. If a woman were eligible, 8 do 4s-4redn Cuhseline
Madame GEoe. SaND could not fail to succeed, with her 1t do plain colored do
new Radical novel, Le Compagnon du tour de la France, S do 6 4 French Bombasin
duly seasoned from her rich vein of libidinisre. and impiety, 2 cartons ThraLd Vceils and dgngker
held up in her fair hand as a fresh and irresistible title. I 5 do Ladies' and Gentlemen's Kid Gloves
cannot discover, after the cases of THaies and Huo, why 2 do Plaid Ribands
the Abbe DE LAttsieAs, on or before his release from jail, 1 as hlfesscedbrishan chief .
should not be welcomed into both the French Academy and The above goods will be offered low by
that of Moral and Political Science. His literary talents, mar6-eo3iif ADAMS, McPHERSON & CO.
fame, and influence equal at least those of the new Acade- A CARI).-If Ccl. A. P. Field, of Springfield, Illinois, will
micians-his revolutionary and infidel principles and labors call on the subscriber, he will receive a large package of
fl s t of n ; hs s m of p y is e i papers doubtless valuable to him, and which it is presumed were
fall short of none; his system of philosophy is exalted, in stolen from his pocket on Inauguration day.
most of the Liberal journals, into a sublime monument of pc- A. COYLE,
tent reason and metaphysical discovery. He vindicates, they mar 6 Nearly opposite Brown's Hotel.
say, in his grand sketch of a System, &c. the dignity ofhu- C' HEMISTHY APPLIED TO AGRICULTURE,
man nature in maintaining that it could not fall, and that, if, by Chaptal, translated frog, the French. Busll's Cultiva-
by pssiiliy, i ha falen it oul no hae nededanysu-tdr, four years bound together in one quearto volume, for sale low.
by possibility, it had fallen, it would not have needed anyu-Low's Practical Agricuture, London, 1840, iuatimported. The
peenatural intervention to rise again and re-enter upon that Complete Grazier or Farmers' and Cattle Breeders' and Dealers'
career of perfection which it is able to accomplish by its own Assistant, 1 volume octave, London. Cattle, their Breeds! Man-
complete intelligence and firm volition alone. In 1753, the ae:mevi. Di..eaos,5 vol.e-o.puabtistedby.this tritishhSciety
Cr mb ltlueD,ff,.n ,of Useful Knowledge. Blackleck on Shesep, Lon-
old Academy elected Prane, whose dramatic chefs d'oeuvres don, 1540. Boswellon Poultry, London, 1840. Hog on the Car-
are pure and trancendent in every point, and will long sur- nation, with colored engravings, London. The American Oreh-
vive those of Hunoi but even the debauched Louis XV, at artist. Cobbett's American Gardener. Buents Farmers' Com-
the instance of a venerable bishop and in spite of the con- partner. CAild on the CBrere of the Beet and Manufacture of
trary entreaties of Madame DE POMPADOUn, refused the ne- Beet Sugar. Mclntosh's Practical Gardener and Modern Horni-
cessary Royal sanction, on account of the extreme libertin- culiurist, I vol. London, l839. Muhlenberg on Grasses. tultin
Potupv-' ,i_ on Calcareous Manures. Lotiln's Encyclopaedia of Agriculture,
ism of some of his productions. Louts PHILIPPE'S position Gardening, Botany, &e. and many others on the same class of
and the temper and tendency of the times did not allow him subjects, are for sale by F. TAYLOR, Bookseller,
to expunge also, from the list, a name to which, I am sure, asar 6 Near Gadsby'a Hotel.


he must feel a strong repugnance,moral, literary, and political. FRANCE'S OLDI ESTABLIsHED PRIZE
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highly wrought tragedies, which nobody now reads, has To be drawn in Alexandria, Va. 6th March.
just sent forth his grand poem, the fiuit of many lustres and Capital prize $60,000.
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... _______ ________ ___________' lsion of 1834-'5, when no printer was chosen for the next
IN SEN ATE. Congress; iand ever since that period, the House has parp rint-
IN SEN E edits printer for the then existing Congress, and has wholly
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1841. disregarded, and refused to be gover-qed by, either of the
-j.int resolutions. On February 11, 1833, a motion was made
The following resolution, offered by Mr. HUBaaBARD,ofNew and carried, to proceed, on the 14th of the same month, to the
Hampshire, beirg under consideration, viz. election of a printer to the House of Representatives for tie
Resolved, That the Senate will, to morrow, at one o'clock, pro- 23d Congress. On the 14th, ten ballots were taken, and ro
ceed to the election of a Public Printer for the Senate for the I person had a majority of the votes given in. On the 15th,
twenty-saventh Congress. thirteen ballots were taken, and no choice having been made,
Mr. HUNTINGTON rose and addressed the Senate: a motion was made by Mr. HALL, of North Carolina, that
Mr. HUNTINGTON rose and addressed the Senate the election of printer be postponed until Thursday after
The professed object of the resolution offered by the Senator the first Monday jn the next session of Congress; and,
from New Hampshire (Mr. HUBBARD) is to execute, on the th mt Mondbin menx Mr. WiLLIAs thatit lie
partof this body, hjitrsltosapoe ac-, 1819, upon a motion being made by Mr. WiLrLiaaIS that it lie
partofthisbodejtbeiointiresolutiuonsap(,rovedMarch3, 18 o the table, Mr. HALL withdrew it. Mr. Boos then
and February 5, 1829-it is to elect, at this session, a printer me tha th frrH balloting for a printer e post-
for the Senatefor the next Congress-it is to select now a oved that the further balloting for a printer e post-
person to perform services for the Senate, which will consist poned until t-Ayes 92, he s1 day of March (then) next, whichto
of individuals a portion of whom can have no voice in the se- ws l fourteenth ballotyes 9, whnoes 101. The House then weproceeded to
actin. t wuldsee resonble o pesue tat he di-the fourteenth ballot, when Gales & Seaton were duly elect-
lection. It would seem reasonable to presume that the indi- ed printers. At the session of 1835-'5, the House refused to
viduals composing the Senate which is to meet after the 3d sus pend the rules relative to the priority of business, for the
of March next will be quite as competent to elect a printer as p o consering a resolution offered by Mr. McKiN-
others are to perform this duty for them ; and it would also L, that the House will proceed to the election of a printer
seem to be quite as suitable for the body tor whom the work lthe House of Representatives for the next Congress,n and
is to be done to make the appointment as for others to do it no printer was appointed by that body at that session. But
in their behalf and without their co-operation. Reasonable, at the succeeding session of the new Cotngress, the Ho use,
however, as these views are, the alleged motive for the intro- on the 7th of December, 1835, appointed "their printer" for
duction of this resolution and for its adoption is,'not that Congress. At the session of 1836-7, there was no mo-
each House ought to be deprived of the power of electing its tion made to elect a printer for the next Congress; but when
printer, but that the law is imperative, and requires us to the new Congress commenced,rf the House.elected on the 7h
choose one for the Senate for the next Congress. It seems of Sep temper, 1837, their printer for that Congress. At the
important, therefore, to examine the provisions of the resolu- session of 1838-'9, a resolution was offered to proceed, on the
lions on which the present motion is based, and the practical second Monday of February (then) next, to the election of an
construction put on them by each House, so as to ascertain printer tonM ona o r the Hose for the 26th Congress; which was laid
whether the Senate is required now to proceed in this matter. p rner there, fo te2hgan gres whc wat session.
There are two resolutions relating toth is subject : one was over under the ru'e, and not again taken up at that session.
There dar9e two resolutions relating thhe F bjectrone w And on the 30th of January, 1840, at the next Congress, the
approved March 3, 1819; the other February 5, 1829. The House appointed its own printer.
former, after making provision for the form and manner of the And now, M r. President, in view of these resolutions, and
printing, and the prices to be allowed for the composition and the practice under them, three questions arise and deserve our
press-work, declares as follows: consideration, with reference to the present motion.
"That, as soon as this resolution shall have been approved by i. Is the Senate bound to proceed, at this session, to elect
the President of the United States, each House shall proceed to their printer for the next Congreasl Are these joint resolu-
ballot for a printer to execute its work during the next Congress; tions, or is ith of them, compulsory on the body to make
ancd the person having th Lgreatest number of votes shall be conto- or i ite n o t
sidered duly elected, ai~- all give band, with securities, to the the appoittmert
satisfaction of the Seco of the Senate and the Clerk of the 2. If not, isthere any necessity which creates an obligation
House ofRepresentativ!esepectively, for the prompt, accurate, on us, and makes it our duty now to appoint this officer 1
and neat execution of the work; and in case any inconvenient de- 3 If there be no such necessity, is there any ground ofex-
lay should be at any time experienced by either House in the do- pediency which makes the adoption of the pending motion
livery of its work, the Secretary and Clerk, respectively, may be proper and suitable '1
.Il, ';: .-J -.. :...i a,. T I :-.. r i. ... "r. ..., r,, 1. Are the resolutions such, connected with the proceed-
"-.rl, .i I.. ..: ., ..1 ,,...n. .... . .. .. togs under them, as to makeit animperativeduty on the Sen-
of such printer fr c 1... .'. -., t, r 1 l '.e, I i.., .. ate, now, toelect a printer'I
lowed, to the printer guilty of such negligence and delay : Pro On this point, several reasons may be urged against the ob-
-ided, That nothing heroin contained shall preclude the choice ligatory force of these resolutions.
of the s-,nie printer by the Senate and by the Honae of Represen- One is, that the office of printer to the Senate is an office
tatiees." within the meaning of that clause of the Constitution of the
The latter resolution is in the following words: United States which declares that the Vice President shall be
"That, within thirty days before the adjournment of every Con- President of the Senate, and that the Senate shall choose
gress, each House shall proceed to vote tor a printer to execute their other officers, and also a President pro tempore, in the
its work for and during tle succeeding Congress; and the person absence of the Vice President, or when he shall exercise the
having the majority of all the votes given shall be considered duly office of President of the United States. This will be quite
elected; and that so much of the resolution approved the 3d day obvious, when the Senate consider what an office is (as that
of March, 1819, entitled a resolution directing tho manner in n ic i h
which rthe printing of Congress shall be executed, fixing the prices term is understood in a constitutional and legal sense)-the
thereof, and providing for the appointment of a printer or printers, nature of the office of printer to such a body as this-and the
as is altered by this resolution, be and the same is hereby re- legal duration of it. An officer of the Senate is one who is
scinded." appointed by the body to perform for it certain appropriate du-
tll will be perceived, from an examination and comparison ties. The Secretary is an officer; the Sergeant-at-Arms is
of the two resolutions, that they differ in several respects, an officer-because each receives his appointment from the
That of March 3,1819, neither requires nor authorizes the Senate, and each is required to discharge certain duties in re-
Senate, at one Congress, to appoint a printer for the body for ference to the Senate. The Secretary keeps our files andt re-
the ensuing Congress, except for the then ensuing Congress. cords, makes up our journal, records our proceedings. The
They must have appointed, at that time, for the Congress Sergeant-at-Arms has also 'is appropriate duties to be per-
which was to succeed, or not have appointed at all; because formed for the Senate. The printer also is appointed by the
the resolution was not approved until the 3d day of March, Senate, to perform certain acts for them. He is to make co-
which was the day of the constitutional termination of the pies for us of what we may order. He transcribes for us,
then Congress, and if that Congress appointed any printer, it through his press, our bills, reports, Executive communica-
must be one for their successors. Besides, as I shall have oc- lons, &c. He may be viewed as a copying clerk, who does
casion hereafter to mr nation more particularly, in no other not indeed write for us with pen and ink, nor engrave, but
way could the processed object of the resolution be then at- who, in effect, does that which is equivalent to it, through the
trained. That object is clearly alluded to and sufficiently spe- medium of his types and press. He is a confidential officer
cifled in the report of the committee to whom was referred also, in some respects. He prints in confidence, for the use
the subject of the public printing. The committee say they of the Senate, such papers as are ordered to be so printed.
have regarded "the subject committed to them as connected He is as much an officer of the body as our Secretary. The
with the convenience of the members, the information of the duties of the two are indeed different, but both receive their
community, theeconomy of time and money, and the charac- appointment from us, and both perform certain acts in our
ter of the country." And in reference to the then existing service, and for the benefit of the body. He is not a mere
mode of procuring the printing of Congress to he executed, agent, employed under a contract, bet he is selected and ap-
viz. by offering the work by advertisement to the lowest bid- pointed by the vote of the Senate, (as our Secretary is,) with
der, they remark that, under this mode- defined duties. To both we pay an equivalent for the services
,, " , ,rendered--one in the shspe of an annual salary--the other in
Both Houses have frequently to wait long for interesting andI irenered-ont manner. If, thenin the prishape of an annual salary-the be othfficer con-
important communications from the President or heads of De- a
apartments, reports, bills, resolutions, &c., upon which they were templated by the Constitution, he of course, according to the
called to act, and the loss of time thus incurred, considering the acknowledged and settled law on the subject, holds his office,
daily expense at which Conress sits, costs the nation ,much more generally, at.the will and pleasure of the body which appoints
than the dilference between the present price and a liberal allow- him. And such an officer, according to the language arid
dance which would justify the application of a greater capital to spiritof the Constitution,islobesppointed by the Senate; aind
ensure the desprtch ofthe work." by reasonable inference he is to be appointed by the Senate
Now, to enable the printer to prepare himself to perform the for.whom he is to perform the service; or, at least, that Senate
printing of the Senate promptly, by procuring the necessary has a constitutional right to make the appointment; and, if
materials asd contracting for the necessary labor in advance so, the Senate at a previous Congress cannot deprive them of
of the session of Congress, he was appointed in advance; and that right. And any and every joint resolution which pur-
the resolution having been adopted on the last day of one ports to authorize an appointment of such officer byene branch
Congress, if any appointment was made, and the beneficial of Congress for its successors, has not the force of law to bind
results contemplated by the resolution were to follow, it must those successors: for it is controlled by the paramount autho-
be made for the ensuing Congress; and, accordingly, an ap- rity of the Constitution. "The Senate shall choose tAseir
poiniment was then made. But the resolution, so far as it (other) officers." If the Senate can appoint the printer for
related to the appointment of a printer for another Congress, the next succeeding Congress, they can elect one for a more
was confined to that which immediately followed. Such is its remote Congress. If they can appoint for two years, in ad-
language, and no known and authorized role of construction vance, they can appoint for twenty years; and the Senate in
can carry it further. Each House shall proceed to ballot session in 1841 may choose a printer for that body,to continue
for a printer to execute its work DURING THE NEXT CONGRESS." in office until 1861. But will it be claimed that such an sp-
It is only for the ensuing Congress that a printer is to be ap Pinirnent-whether under t joint resolution or otherwise-
pointed. There is not the slightest allusion to any subsequent would bind the Senate of 1850 so that it could not be revoked 1
proceeding of a like character. Both the right and duty to The joint resolution is not, therefore, binding and compulsory
elect for another Congress are confined to an election for the on us, at the present time.
then next Congress; and it is certainly somewhat surprising But another reason why the resolution is not obligatory is,
thai any other interpretation should ever have been given to that each House may remove its printer. This is incident to
this resolution. The report of the committee limits the ac- the nature of the office, and may bq indispensable to the pre-
lion of Congressin the same manner. The following is the servation of the just rights of the appointing body. If he is
language of the report: an officer, he holds his office ordinarily during, the pleasure
"Under all circumstances, the committ-e have deemed it their of the Senate, and, of course, may be removed: or if not
duty to ,ecommcnd that a tariff of prices for every kind of print- strictly an officer, he is subject to removal, else the power of
ing required to be done for Congress be fixed by a joint resolution the Senate over him, in all cases and under all circumstances,
of the two Houses, to continue in force for two years; and that, is gone. Suppose, then, he should insult the Senate while
before the close of the prese t session, each House make choice, in session, or suppose he should print libels upon them, and
by ballot, of a printer to execute its own work DUaRIN THE NEXT place them upon our tables, or suppose he should divulge the
CosNGaES." contents of confidential papers, or suppose he should call us
The power, therefore, to appoint biennially, for a new Con- traitors, or bestow upon us other opprobrious epithets, should
gress, never was conferred on either House by the resolution we be obliged to continue to employ him because he had been
of 1819. When one appointment was made under it, the appointed under a joint resolution 1
power to appoint was fully executed-it was spent, and could A third reason why the resolution does not bind a subse-
not be revised except by some new act. But the resolution quent Congress is, that each House may appoint a printer for
of 1829 went much farther. That not only justified, but di- itself, notwithstanding the joint resolution, and both Houses
reteled an appointment at one Congress fur a succeeding Con- may agree to rescind that resolution without the approbation
gress. This was to be done biennially. The power was to of the President. Has not the printer of tho House, who has
continue as long as the resolution continued operative, (if it been elected for several years, regardless of this resolution,
ever had any legal existence.) Such is the language of the been the lawful printer '1 Was he merely the printer de facto,
resolution. Within thirty days before the adjournment of and not de jure ? And must both Houses obtain the consent
every Congress, each House shall proceed to vote for a print- of the President to appoint their own printer, unless two-
er to execute ihs work for and during the succeeding Con- thirds of each concur, against his consent It they should
grosss" agree to rescind this resolution, and the President should re-
The two resolutions differ in another respect. That of fuse his signature, would it require two-thirds of each House
1819 conferred the office of printer on the individual who to repeal it for every practical purpose I These questions
should receive "the 'greatest number of votes" of the body furnish their own answer. I do not think the doctrine could
making the election; that of 1839 required a majority of all be maintained here, that this resolution cannot be repealed, it
the votes given" to make a valid election. effect, without passing through all the forms of a law. But if
There is still another difference in these resolutions. By we must appoint under it, then it follows that we can ap-
that of the earliest date no precise time is specified within point in no other way, nor at any other time, nor remove for
which the election was to be made. It was to be made, how- any cause, nor repeal, by our joint act, the resolution of 1829.
ever, immediately after the resolution should have been ap- If we should fail to make an election at this sesilon, could
proved by the President. But it did not authorize an elec- we elect at the next t And if the person elected should case
tion at any subsequent Congress, nor, of course, did it desig- to be an officer deserving our confidence, we could not remove
arateany time at which a future election should be made. But him. Such would be the consequences of holding this rese-
the resolution of 18"29 declares that "each House shall pro- lotion compulsory: end they show, in a very clear tight,
ceed to vote for a printer within thirty days before the ad- the unsoundness of ,the doctrine which makes it obligatory.
journment of every Congress." There is, however, another reason which makes it quite
Such, substantially, are the provisions of the two resolu- clear that the Senate is not bound to consider the resolution
tions under which the power is now attempted to beexercised as now binding on them; and that is, that it has been, for
of electing a printer for oursuccessors. It is entirely obvious several years, treated as a dead letter tly the House. That
that the one of 1819, so far as it relates to an appointment, is body has abrogated and annulled it. They have refused to
now destitute of any legal force. It spent its power at the be governed by it in practice; and it has had no binding firee
first election, and byvirtueof it no election could now be held. in that branch of Congress for some time. Now, ii is quite
The second resolution, in its terms, provides for successive obvious that it was intended to regulate the action of both
appointments. branches, or neither. This is in the form of a joint reso-
It becomes important, now, to refer to the practice under lution. It purports to create an obligation on both, and
both resolutions, in both Houses of Congress, to ascertain the reason heretusaro sefed to, for its enactment, vix.
whether tuey have been uniformly treated by the parties to that it would enable the printer, in advance, to prepare
them, and upon whom they were to operate, as valid subsist- himself for the prompt and faithful performance of his duties,
ing resolutions, having the force of law and binding upon the shows that both Houses were to act under it, and not one only.
respective branches of the Legislature. It was, then, substantially a mere arrangement between the
In the Senate, the practice has been uniform and consistent two Houses as tothe manner and time of appointing a lunner
with the resolutions, unless the proceedings in March, 1827, for each; and, if one ceases to be governed by il, no legal ,.r
and December, 1827, constitute an exception. On March 1, moral or just principle requires the uther t,) perform it. The
1827, on the motion of Mr. Ct.AYTON, it was resolved that, in neglect, by one party, to execute the arrangement, justifies
the election of the public printer, (this day,) a majority of all the other in refusing to act alone. To insist upon the per-
the votes given shall be necessary to a choice. A ballot was formance of a contract which, in its very nature, requires to
taken, and no person had a majority. Duff Green had a plu- be executed by each, by the one which refusrs to act at all,
reality. The state of the votes was ordered to be entered at would be clearly unjust. It would not be more so than to
large upon the journal. The Senate proceeded to a second require the Senate to proceed to elect a printer, by virtue of
ballot. Duff Greet had the greatest number of votes, but the joint resolution, when the House have, in effect, informed


not a majority. No further proceedings appear to have taken us, that they will not, on their part, proceed to such an elec-
place in the Senate, at that session, on the subject. At the tion.
next session, on December 4,1827, the following motion was 2. Having thus, as I believe, satisfactorily answered the
submitted by Mr. EATON, read, considered, and adopted- objection that the resolutions of 1819 and 1829 are obligatory,
Yeas 25, nays 19 : and shown that they ought not to control the free action of
In pursuance of a joint resolution of the Senate and House of the Senate, the next inquiry is, does any necesity exist for
Representatives, passed in 1819, regulating the subject of print- proceeding at this session to the appointment of printer for
ing for the two Houses, respectively, an election having been bad those who are to come after us 1
by the Senate, during the last session, for a printer to the Senate, I am sure there is nothing of a personal nature which has
and Duff Green having, according to the provisions of said reso- led the Senator from New Hampshire to present this resolu-
lution, received the greatest number of votes, therefore tion and press its adoption. He cannot have any desire to
".Rtaolted, That, in the opinion of the Senate, the said Duff assist in making a printer for a body of which he will soon
Green is duly elected printer to the Senate." cease to be a member. He certainly does not feel that any
On February 28, 1835, a motion was made, and adopted, duty devolves upon him particularly to move in thin matter.
(yeas27, nay s 18,) to proceed to the election of a printer on And if he-feels any great weight of r.-sp'nsihtlitv resting
its part for the 24th Congress. The ballot was taken, and no upon him to see that this- joint resolution iW fully executed and
person received a majority of the votes given in. It was then carried into effect, I think he can easily obtain absolution for,
moved that the election be postponed until the first Monday the offence of refraining from any action on the subject; and
in December (next:) which was not agreed to-yeas 18, nays if we should now refuse to elect a printer, I do not believe
28. After the fourteenth ballot had been counted, and no that his conscience need be much disturbed, on account of
person having received a majority of the votes given in, a mo- the failure of the Senate to regard a.resoluiion which has
tionwas made to postpone the election indefinitely; which was been so long disregarded by the other branch of the Legisla-
determined in the negative-Yeas 18, nays 29. And on the ture. Is there then any necesaiiy for proceeding now to an
seventeenth ballot, Gales & Seaton, having a majority of the election'l Must we elect now, to effect theobjectof the j lint
whole number of votes given in, were declared duly elected resolution, vig. to enable the printer who may be chosen to
printers to the Senate for and during the24th Congress. prepare to do our priming at the neat Congresse It is obvious.
In the House of Representatives, the practice commenced no such necessity iiitsI fur we now have a printer, who will
n cg9fo!lmii' 19 the r8olutions*'and tclinted ntii the seo-. maiti lI offic untill the 4th of Mibuba5 9oI hotu dg s htI


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S nente convenes, when an appointment can be made, if it be
necessary. And the experience of this Hiouse, which, for
several years, have not appointed in advance, shows that no
essential injury has been occasioned by reason of the delays ;
S at least I have not heard any serious complaint made that the
L..^.Afnling has not been done with sufficient despatch in conse-
,,r- qaienee of the failure to appoint a printer at the previous
i session.
S 3. There being no necessity for it, does expediency require
S the passage of the resolution before us 7 If so, what are the
grounds of the supposed expediency I Will the Public gain
any thing by immediate action, or lose any thing if it be omit-
ted? Can we make a wiser or better selection than our suc-
cessors'7 Are they not as comp tent as we arc to select an
individual to perform service for them Will the character
or honor of the Senate be put at hazard if we delay a choice
for two weeks Will the nation gain any thing in a pecu-
niary point of view if we now elect a printer, or lose any thing
if the election, bh postponed I Surely, there can be but one
opinion on this point. Why, then, should it be urged upon
the Senate now? Is nothing due to the opinions of those who
are to succeed us in these seats Would it not be quite as
delicate in us to leave the appointment to be made by those
for whom thl work is to be done'? Shall we act as if we
deemed ourselves more competent to make a proper appoint-
ment than the Senate which will convene in a few days'?
But if nothing is due to them, is there not something due to
public sentiments Will not that be condemnatory of the
proposed measure'! And however pure the motives of every
Senator are, will it not be said by the Public that an opportu-
nity was taken by a defeated party to use the brief authority
they now possess to distribute the last of the loaves and fishes
to a political favorite, and to choose for an officer of the Sen-
ate one who may be obnoxious to the majority which will
meet in this Chamber in a few days ? Will not such be the
expression of public sentiment ? Now, in view of the consi-
derations to which I have referred-viewing the joint resolu-
tions as not obligatory, and an appointment under them not
compulsory nor binding upon our successors, I take leave to say
that, should the resolution be adopted, and an election take
place under it, I shall not consider myself bound to regard it
as an act which the Senate cannot hereafter rescind. And I
hope and trust that one of the earliest acts which the Senate
will perform at its session on the 4th of March next will be to
assert its constitutional right, and perform its constitutional
duty of appointing its own printer.
Regarding, therefore, the adoption of the pending resolu-
tion as wholly unnecessary and inexpedient, and as impro,
perly interfering with the rights and duties of those who are
to succeed us here, I move that the further consideration of it
be postponed to the fourth day of March next.

APPOINTMENTS BY THE PRESIDENT,
By and with the advice and consent of the Senate,
JUDGES.
PHILEMON DICKERSON, to be Judge of the United States
for the district of New Jersey, in the place of Mahlon Dick-
erson, resigned.
PETER V. DANIEL, of Virginia, to be one of the As-ociate
Justices of the Supremo Court of the United States, in the
place of Philip P. Barbour, deceased.
JOHN Y. MASON, of Virginia, to be Judge of the United
States for the eastern district of Virginia, in the place of Pe-
ter V. Daniel.
JUSTICES OP THE PEACE.
JOSEPH N. FEARsoN and BENJAMIN FRANKLIN MACKALL,
for the county of Washington, in the District of ColuItbia.
ISAAC KELL, senior, for the county of Alexandria, in the
District of Columbia.
DEPUTY POSTMASTER.
SOLOMON WESTCO-rT, to be Deputy Postmaster at Hud-
son, in the State of New York.
JOHN F. KACKLER, Collector of the Customs for the dis-
trict of St. Mark's, in the Territory of Florida, vice Francis
S. Beattie removed.

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES.

MONDAY, MARCH 1, 1841.
On motion ofAttorney General AUSTIN, of Massachusetts,
FRANCIS BRINL.EY, Esq., of New York, was admitted an at-
torney and counsellor of this Court.

TRANSPORTATION OFFICE,,
WASHINGTON BRANCH RAILROAD, MARCH 4, 1841.
_NOTICE.-An additional train of Passen.
ger Cars will be despatched from this depot
daily, until further notice, at 12 o'clock non.
The regular trains will start as usual at 6 A.
M. and 4P.M.
By order: SAML. STETTINIUS,
mar 5 Agent.
NOTICE.-The tail-boat SYDNEY, for the
Soilh, will change liar hour of departure fromin
Washington to 5 o'clock, on the mornings of the 5th, 6tn, and
7th of March only. All persons on board by that hour will be in
time. mar 4-3t


D DRAWN NUMBERS OF POKOMOK E RI
VER LOTTERY, Class 31.
Drawn March 3, 1841.
10 24 8 5 11 26 68 71 12 13 33 27
Drawn Numbers of Poeomoke River Lottery, Class 32.
55 5-3 37 23 3 641 1 61 30 11
JAMES PHALEN & CO.
mar 6 Manasers.


N EW AND RICH FANCY GOODS.-We are now
daily receiving a great variety of goods suitable for the
spring trade, some of which are already received, viz.
Rich plain and figured blue black Puult de Soio
Plaid Silks, very rich
Plain Silks, light colors
French Chintzes
Black Brussels net Shawls
Cotton and silk Hosiery in great variety
BRADLEY, CATLETT & ESTEP.
mar 6-3t [Globe]
TrHREAD LACES AND EDGINGS, 6iC.-This
day received-
2 cartoons thread laces and edgings, very cheap
6 pieces fine French linen lawns
50 dozen linen cambric handkerchiefs.
mar6-3t [Globel BRADLEY, CATLETT, & ESTEP.
SARGE AND CONVENIENT BRICK HOUSE
tort Rent.-Por rent an excellent large and airy Brick
House, on the corner of Green and Gay streets, Georgetown,
north of the old Union Tavern. The house is very handsomely
furnished, and the furniture can be had with the house at a fair
price. The hose would be very desirable for any of the heads of
Departments or foreign Ministers, and can be had on the lest of
April, or sooner if desired. There is also for sale, at the same
place, a very superior family Coach. For further information
apply to EDWARD DYER & CO.
mar 6--St Auctioneers and Commission Merchants.
ILKWORMS' EGGS of the Pen Nut variety, warranted
good. Inquire of CHtARLES STOTT, Apothecary, corner
of Pennsylvania avenue, near Brown's Hotel. mar 6-3td
ALUABLE LANDS FOR SALE.-In pursuance
of a decree of the Circuit Superior Court of Law and
Chancery for Frederick county, in a suit wherein the Farmers'
Bank of Virginia is plaintiff, anod John R. Cooke and wife, and
others, are defendants, the undersigned will proceed to sell at
public auction, on the premises, on Saturday, the 3d day of April
next, 423 acres of fine limestone land, lying near the town of
Winchester, being part of the beautiful estate on which the said
John R. Cooke formerly resided, and including all the improve-
ments and beat land; a fine stream of water passes through the
lands, and there are two fine orchards on the estate. Before the
day of sale the lands will be surveyed and the corners marked.
In the mean time, Lewis A. Smith, Esq. residing on bhe lands, will
show them to any one disposed to purchase. Possession, except
the lands sown in grain last fall,will be given immediately.
Terms of sale, one fourth of the purchase money to be paid in
cash, and the reside in three equal annual payments, with interest
from the day of sale. Sale to commence at II o'clock A. M.
A.S. TIDBALL,
J. M. MASON,
mar 6-opts Commissioners.
O9 fb DOLLARS REWARD.-Ran away from the
J %71 subscriber, about the slet July last, a man named
SGCIPIO GANTT, supposed to be from 48 to 50 years old, 5 feet
8 to 9 inches high, dark complexion, and spire ; had on when he
left, domestic cotton shirt and pantaloons, and took with him one
hblue cloth coat, dark loth pantaloons, and old fur while hat. He
has been seen at different times in the Pomonkey and Mattawo-
man neighborhood within the last three weeks. He has acquaint-
ances in Washington and Alexandria, D. C. The above reward
will be given if taken and secured so the undersigned gets him,
in a free State; fifty dollars if taken in Virginia, the District of
Calumbis, or Maryland, excepting Charles county,and twenty-five
dollars in that. ROBERT GRAY,
mar 6--2awlmo Charles county, Md.
Capital prize of 50,000 dollars.
ON SATURDAY, (MARCH 6.)
UNION LOTTERY,
No. 1,
Will be drawn at Alexandria, D. C.
14drawn Nos.
GRAND SCHEME.-
1 prize of $50,000 1 prize of $7.000
I do 25,000 1 do 5,172
1 do 15,1000 2 prizes of 4,000
1 do 10,000 4 do 2,500
1 do 9,000 20 do 2,000
1 do 8,000 20 do 1,000, &c.
Tickets $15-Halves 87 50-Quarters $3 75--Eighths $187.
Certificate of package ef 26 wholes, $200
Do do 26 halves 100
Do do 26 quarters 50
Do do 26 eighths 25
For sale by
D. S. GREGORY & CO., Managers,
Penn. avenue, next door east of Gadsby's, Washinglon.
mar 4-ilfStd
FAUlUIER AND ALEXANDRIA TURNPIKE
ROAD LOTTERY,
CLASS 10.
Draws Saturday, March 6th, at Alexandria, Vs. at 5 o'clock P. M.
I prize of $15.000 2 prizes of $1,000
2'prizes of 2,00i 5 do 700
2 do 1,5501 6 do 600
2 do 1,260 40 do 500
&c. &o. Ac.
72 number Lottery-12 drawn ballots.
Whole tickets five dollars-shares in proportion.
For whieh, apply to or address
JAS. PHALEN & CO. Managers,
lKr |-Sf Penn, Aveual n@ar 4j street,


VERY LATE FROM EUROPE.

The Steamer PRESIDENT, Lieut. ROBERTS, R. N.
arrived at New York on Wednesday morning last,
bringing very late news, of which the following,
which we copy from the New Yolk Commercial
Advertiser, are the most important particulars :
FROM THE FAR EAST.
The overland mail from India arrived on the 6th of Feb-
ruary, bringing advices from Macao to the 3d of November,
from Chusan to the 27th of October, and from Bombay to
the 1st of January.
The news will probably astonish those of our contempo-
raries who, on the arrival ofthe Boston steam-ship, were so
ready to cry out the news from China is confirmed-the
dispute is settled." All agree now in saying, as we did then,
that Admiral Elliot had made no progress-or, if any, a pro-
gress backward. The squadron was still at Chusan, where
sickness was making fearful ravages; out of 3,650 men land-
ed there, only 2,036 were fit for duty.
At Canton nothing had been done, but the prospect that
any thing would or could be done was looked upon as hope-
less. But we will allow writers on the spot, or in the imme-
diate vicinity, to tell the story.
FROM THE BOMBAY TIMES.
Our contemporaries concur with the universal voice that a
great calamity has befallen us-that for the present the ob-
jects of the expedition are stultified by our own deed, and the
date of the conclusion of amicable arrangements and the re-
newal of commercial intercourse indefinitely postponed.
While the deputy of the Emperor was negotiating with all
humility and condescension with Admiral Elliot at Peiho,
his master, the Etrperor, had caused the proclamation which
we now publish ts be issued at Canton, proclaiming his sue-
cess and our defeat in terms as arrogant and insolent as any
which he has h. roem..r s-,.l..oed. If the Chinese seek fir
proof of the Inpi.-- Mjl, nit. .t.., he may point to the fleet re-
turning from ii,.- Yoloi Sd, and sailing to meet a commis-
sioner, who is believed by Admiral Elliot to be authorized to
make a conclusive treaty, but whose powers theimperial chop
limits to reporting proposals to the Emperor.
The Admiral, so far as we can gather, has made no de-
mand of compensation for our destroyed merchandise, or re-
paration to our injured merchants; and if we were to endea-
vor to discover the objects of the expedition from the charac-
ter ot the transactions which have already taken place, we
should say that the armament haid been sent to tell the Em-
peror of China what a deal of expense its outfit and despatch
had cost us, and to insist on his Maj'sty defraying the charge,
and then to sail back again and tell the People of England
what a deal of money we hadil got from the Emperor of China
-as much as nearly covered the whole cost of our going to
ask for it-and what a reasonable fellow he was compared to
*what he was represented to hbe.
The first application sent to Ningpo for the release of the
crew of the Kite and Capt. Anstruther was unsuccessful;
and the Blenheim and two other vessels of war had been sent
across to renew the demand : the result of the second appli-
cation was not known when the last accounts came away-
the answer to the first was, that they would not be give up
until all differences were arranged.
The mortality prevailing among the troops meanwhile is
fearful. Out of 3,650 men who landed in China on the 4th
of July, 26i2 were dead by the 22d of October, and 1,614 rea-
dered unlit for duty by disease. On the voyage, in which
nearly as much time was occupied as that during which we
have held possession of Chusan, only 60 died; and of the
4,000 troops who left with the expedition, 300 have already
found unhonored graves. Nearly one-twelfth is a fearful di-
minution of strength before operations are commenced.
BOMBAY, Jan. 1.-The month of December has been by
no leans so prolific of news as that which immediately pre-
ceded it. The Red Rover arrived at Calcutta on the 16th
ult. from Macao, bringing intelligence from that place to the
3d November, and from Chusan to the 24th October. Up to
the latter date very little change appears to have taken place
in the position of the squadron. The admiral was still at
Tinghae, but was expected to sail for Canton about the mid-
dle of November. The repairs of her Majesty's ship Mel-
ville have been completed, and the commander-in-chief will
again hoist his flag in that vessel. The admiral has directed
a fort to be erected near Tinghan, and outposts to be estab-
lished round the whole island. This seems as if he contem-
plated the permanent occupation of Chusan as a British pos-
session; though it has been hitherto supposed that its surren-
der to the Chinese would constitute the basis of future nego-
tiations. Nothing is as yet known relative to the demands
which the eom'nisaioners have made on the Chinese Govern-
ment, and all that hass been said on the subject is but conjec-
ture. It will probably be two months before we get any cer-
tain information. Lieut. Douglass, Capt. Anstruther, and
the other prisoners at Hingpoo, have written to Chusan, stat-
ing that they are kindly treated, but much in want of cloth-
ing. Her Majesty's ships Samarang and Calliope, from
South America, have gone on to join the admiral, so that the
naval force now consists of 19 ships of war, besides four arm-
ed steamers.
At Macao every thing has been quietsince the affair at the
barrier. Mr. Stanton is still detained at Canton, where an
imperial edict has been issued depriving Lin of all authority,
in consequence of which the Lieut. Governor has assumed
charge of the province. The Viceroy has been ordered to re-
main at Cantoan until the arrival ofthe imperial commissioner
Keshen, who was expected to reach that place in a few
weeks. Opium 'is still disposed of in large quantities, and
fetches from 450 to 500 dollars per chest. The regular
trade is at a stand still, the regular merchants not being de-
sirous of purchasing until the result of the expected negotia-
tions be known. The consequence is, that immense quanti-
ties of c-tton, etc. are lying on hand, and becoming a com-
plete drug in the market. Should hostilities recommence,
which is extremely probable, it is supposed that the Chinese
will nevertheless carry on a considerable export trade in a
clandestine manner, as they appear willing to bring any thing
down to the shore for which money may be offered.
MACAO, Nov. 3.-Both the ChIinese authorities and mer-
chants appear to feel certain that there will bo an immediate
settlement ofdifferences and reopening of trade. But among
foreigners the impression is still general that this arises from
a confidence of being able, as usual, to circumvent by nego-
tiation, and that, without a heavier blow than has yet been
struck, it is impossible they can really intend to grant at once
the heavy demands of the British.
It is therefore expected that much difficulty and delay will
be experienced in the negotiations about to commence, and
that a resort to force will be ultimately requisite.
MACAO. Nov. 3.-In exports a limited trade goes on, ex-
cept in tea and Nankin silk, which continue rigidly interdict-
ed. The Louisa Baillie is taking in the last of the former
season's teas, which have been awaiting a conveyance to
England.
TOONKOO, Oct. 14.-A brig, the Kite, was wrecked up
the coast, and the Chinese have got the crew in their posses-
sion, and say they will give them up when we give up Chusan.
From India the accounts are more favorable to British pol-
icy. Another victory bad been gained over the Belooches in
Scinde, some five hundred of them being killed. Confident
hopes were entertained that both Scinde and Affghanistan
would be tranquilized in a few months.
In the Punjab family dissensions between the widow and
brothers of the late No Metal Singh were apparently opening
the way for British intervention. All was quiet in Burmah,
but in Nepaul military preparations and suspicious movements
were still going on, and it was thought that in case of renew-
ed hostilities with China there would be a war also with the
Nepaulese.
TURKEY AND EGYPT.
The Turkish fleet, having been given up by Mehemet All,
sailed from Alexandria on the 21st of January. Commodore
Napier had returned to Alexandria, with the treaty, which
was agreed to by the Pacha. Ibrahlm had left Damascus for
Gaza, and preparations were going on for embarking his
troops.
THE CASE OF McLEOD.
This case was briefly touched upon in the House of Lords
on the 8th. It was introduced by the Earl of MOUNTCASn-
EL, who, after some remarks on the enormity of the proceed-
ings had in the State of New York, inquired of Lord MEL-
BOURNE whether the Government had any information, and
what steps had been taken.
The VISCOUNT replied, briefly, that information had been
received that Mr. McLeod's liberation had been demanded
by Mr. Fox, &c. As to the steps, he was sure that the House
would not expect him to give any atiswer at present. He


would only say that ministers had taken every means in their
power to secure the safety of her Majesty's subjects, &c.
In the House of Commons the same matter waa called up
by Lord Stanley, who said,
Seeing the noble Lord the Secretary for Foreign Affairs in
his place,he (Lord S.) should ask that question of which he had
given notice. This being a subject of so important a nature, and
coming forward at so critical a period, he was compelled to pre-
face the question he was about to put by a short statementof facts;
hut it should be only such a statement as thie rules of the House
permitted."
[Here his Lordship stated the facts relating to the destruc-
tion of the Caroline, which, by the way, he called a schooner;
and then proceeded as follows :]
A representation of these proceedings was made by the nutho
rifles ofthe State of New York and the President of the United
States, and at the same time a counter-statement was drawn up
by the British authorities in Upper Ganada,and transmitted through
Mr. Pox, our Minister in th e United States, to the Government of
that country. In consequence of the conflicting nature of the evi-
dence thus produced, the President entered into communication
with Mr. Fox, and forwarded to him a copy ofthe evidence trans-
mitted froi9 the authorities of New York for the purpose of being
laid before her Majesty's Government. These papers were ac-
companied by a demand of reparation for what the despatch called
an outrage on the neutrality of the American territory.
A counter-statement from the Canadian authorities, containing a
strong euuoater-ri.prssenstaiun, having been made byher Majesty's
Mlni*t(r it WashigtaL, tbe whole of thJeGrrespoliI4Bt woo ltI


January or February, 1838, transmitted toher Majesty's Govern- can Government had disavowed their citizens in the other case,
meant, accompanied by the demand for reparation made by the he conceived that the American Government had adopted an in-
Government of the United States. But, from that period to the tlernattonal responsibility in the late detention of Mr. McLeod,
present, ni',) information had been laid before the House by the and could not therefore change their ground upon this question.
PrF-.'e.i ri, i:.- respecting the affair. The Colenial office, in 1838, [Hear, hear.]
gave stme information to the House on the subject, and after that Sir R. PxELt wi-hed to ask the noble lord a question relating to
it firnished various papers, including the proceedings of the matter of fact.l He believed that, in the expedition which had
House of A'semblyand the Lieutenant Governor of Upper Cana- been formed for the destruction of the Caroline, certain officers
da, who, in those ocunments, strongly supported the views of the who held commissions in Her Majesty's army and n'ivy were con-
Canadian authorities, and referred in terms of the highest appro- corned in that affair, and that some of these officers had, in the
baton to the conduct of those who participated in the attack on and execution of the orders which were issued, received wounds.
i;i- n ,h. :. 1 ,..,,r. The question hlie wished to ask was, whether or not tier Majes-
H.. I... ,:i .J *1h .1 i o 1en the public had considered the affair ty's Government had thought proper to award pensions tI those
entirely settled between the two countries; but, on the 12th of officers corresponding in amount with those which were usually
November last, as he understood, a gentleman of the name of Me- granted for wounds received in the regular service of her Majesty?
Leol, who had been engaged in the service of her Majesty in Lard J. RUSSELL said that he was not aware of any pensions
Upper Canada as sheriff of a county, and who undoubtedly had having been granted to those officers who were waunded in the
taken an active part on several occasious in .. l--: invasions of expedition against lie Caroline.
the province, but who, however, so far ab he ,L .I I ) know, had Mr. O'CONNELL was sorry that Ihis honorable friend [Mr.Hume]
had nothing whatever to (ito with the affair of the Caroline, was ar- bad taken such a course, because he [Mr. O'Connell] thought that
rested in the State of New York by the command of the local au- upon this subject, at all events, there ought to be a unanimity of
thorilies on a charge of murder and arson. He was committed to feeling-[lhear, hear.J He thought that every exertion should be
jail on this charge, for so it appeared the seizure of the Caroline made to have Mr. McLeod saved, as he had acted under the cornm-
was considered, although tho act had been done inder the orders maud of the officers of her Majesty's Governiment, and it was in
of the Canadian authorities, and in repelling an invasion of the the strict performance of hiis duty that hlie had incurred the danger
Canadian territo, ies, and under the directions of a gentleman to with, which he was threalened-[hear, hear.] Whether those or-
whom the coinmanl of the military forces was then entrusted. ders had been right or wrong, this Government was bound to give
Mr. McLeod was apprehended on this charge, and was about to him every protection possible. [Cheers from all parts of the
be tried by a jury of citizens of New York. He (Lord S.) hoped House.]
he was stating these facts correctly. He desired at present to ab A vote of thanks to Admiral STOPFORD, Commodore NA-
stain from comments, but if hie should misrepresent, he hoped the PIER, Admiral VWALKER, and the officers and men employed
noble lord would correct him. In the mean time Congress mnet. o e o Cm
and the members requested the President to lay before them the on the coast of Syria, was passed in the House of Commons
communications which the United States Government had had with on the 5th. Both sides of the House united in laudation of
the British Government'on this subject. The President, in cort- the Syrian heroes. Lord JOHN RUSSELL moved the vote, and
plying, laid before the Congress the strong remonstrances which Lord STANLEY seconded it.
Mr. Fox, as representative of the British Sovereign, had msde on The House voted against the second reading of Mr. Tal-
the apprehension by the authorities of New York of a British sub- fourd's copy-right bill. It was opposed by Mr. MACAULEY.
ject for an Iffence (if it were an offence) committed under the The French authorities at Havre have released the steam-
sanction of British authorities, whose act was at that momenIt un- ship James Watt, of whose detention we gave an account
der the consideration of the two Governments, anid had been for the other day. The Court at Rouen, to which the English
three years the subject o- i.re-: .;.1; ... owners appealed, decided against the right to seize and de-
The answer of the Pi.. .- ri .,. a refusal to recognize the tain her
claim of Mr. McLeod, for these reasons, partly because the Fed- The cold weather had set in again with extreme severity.
eral Government had no grounds for interfeiing with the authonri- The papers mention several cases in which persons were a-
ty of the several States, and if they had grounds for interfering, mention several cases in wich persons were a-
this was not a ccse to exercise any right or authority which such most, and some in which they were actually frozen to death.
grounds might give them, inasmuch as the question of iaterna- FRANCE.
tional right was here deeply involved, which should precludeany Our Paris correspondent" informs us that the fortification
interference. Mr. Fox closed this correspondence by expressing
in the strongest manner his deep regret at the view which tlie bill had passed in the Chamber of Deputies by a vote of 237
President had taken of th;i matter, and that he [Mr. Foi] was against 162; and that the editor and publisher of La France
not authorized to expreus the opinions which her Mj sty's Gee- had been arrested on a charge of forgery-for fabricating the
ernment entertained upon the subject, but on his own part lie
should enter his pretest in the strongest manner that lay in his letters said to have been written by the King.-Com. Adv.
power against this proceeding, and he would further, without loss AMERICAN STOCKS, LONDON, Feb. 5.--Alabama sterling
of time, lay the whole correspondence before her Majesty's Gov- fives 78; Indiana fives 67 ; do. sterling 75; Illinois sixes 75
ernment. Kentucky dio. 84 a 85 ; Louisiana sterling fives 87; Maryland
Mr. McLeod was arrested last November, and in the month of do. ido. 82; Massachuset's fives 86 1-2 ; do. r'1.... 100; New
February the assizes take place, the presentmonth, and it is this York fives 851 a$8Si ; Ohio sixes 90- a 91 ex-div.; Pennsylvania
fact whichhe i(ihe no ble Lord) hoped wou'd furnish a sufficient fives 84; South Carolina do. 89 a 90; Tennessee sixcs 81 a 82;
vindication for now interposing in a matter which was calculated Virginia do, 89 a 90; New York city fives 83*. United States
to place two great nations in a mtst serious and critical position- Bank shares .l11.5s. a 12a ll.10s. ; do. debenture 100.
(hear, hear ) It should be considered that at this moment the life ,,,11111__111 ___________________
of a British subject inay be placed in the greatest jeopardy, in
consequence of his having acted by the authority of her Majesty's SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES.
Government, and by orders of ithe military authorities, to obey TA E IO
which it was his necessary and bounden duty. EXTR_______A SE'-3SION.
The question, then, which lie (Lord Stanley) wished to put was
this, that, inasmuch as -i... ; ,1; t. had commenced upon the sub- TIURSDAY, MARCn 4, 1611.
jeot of the burning of -i., ',-...I, since Janutary. 1838, between n i t
hter Majesty's Government and the Government of the United In addition to those Senators appearing under
States, he wished to ask, in the first place, whether her Majesty's their unexpired terms of service, the following new
Government would have any objection to lay on the table the en-
tire of the correspondence which hiad taken pi,'e upon the sub- members attended, were qualified, and took their
ject of the destruction of the Caroline ; and, also, whether the seals viz.
despatches had all been received, which had been referred to by
Mr. Fox in the recent accounts, and particularly that which had From Maine, the Hlon. GEORGE EVANS.
been transmitted in the 29th of I)Decenmbfr last, announcing the From inois, the Non. SAMUEL MRoBERTS.
apprehension of Mr. M; Leod. He (Lord Stanley) begged to ask ts the Hon SAUEL MRoEt.
further, whether her Majesty's Government had taken any steps From Rhode land, the Hon. JAMES F. SIMMONS.
toward Frocuring the release of Mr. MoLeod from his present From Michigan, the Hon. WILLIAM WVOODBRIDGE.
confinement, and, if so, whether they would lay upon the table From New Jersey, the Hon. JACOB V. MILLER.
the nature of those steps, and the correspondence which had
passed upon this s object between the Governmcnt of the United From Louisiana, the Hen. ALEXANDER BARROW.
States and her Majesty's Ministeis 7 From New Hampshire, the Hon. LEVIt WOODBURY.
Viscount PALMERaSTON rose ad said, the'eoble lord hadadvert- From Georgia, the I-Ion. JOHN MCPHERSON BERIEN.
ed at much length to a svhi|et of extreme interest, and which, From Ko the n. J MS M O R EH .
from the great delicacy, -i m .,, involved considerations of a From Kentucky, the Hon. JAMES T. MOREHEAD.
grade and serious character to two great coontries. [Hear, hear.J Alr. MANOUM moved the following resolution,
lie (Viscount Palmerston) was sure that this House would think
with him, that this suiject should be touched very lightly and which lies on the table one day :
with great delicacy. [Hear, hear.] With reference to the
statement which bad just been made by the noble lord, the mem- "Resolved, T.'hat Blair & Rives be dismissed as Painters
her for north Lancashire, as to the proceedings which hadL taken to the Senate for the Twenty-Seventh Congress."
place relating to the subject before them, and the particular cir-
coumstances which preceded -.: ..: r.-I. t%..ir.M... .i, i,. ,, FRIDAY, MARCH 5, 1811.
were strictly correct. He( 0 N -.- ..' P.1.... i ..Th ....Ho. .i ,I .AH p t a Sea
swer the question which the neble lord (Sianley) had put to him, The Hon. W. S. ARCHER, appointed a Senator
before he would state one word in explanation. He thouglat it from the State of Virginia, appeared, was quali-
woull not. be expedient in thie present state of the question to lay i
upon the table the correspondence relating to the capture and led, and took his seat.
destruction ofthe Caroline, until that correspondence was brought On motion of Mr. MANOGUM, that the Senate pro.
to a final close. [ltear, hear.]
He begged to Inform the noble lord that despatches had been ceed to consider the resolution submitted yester-
received, enclosing cpic of the correst)ondence which had taken
place between Mr. Fox and Mr. Forsyth, the Foreign Minister day, in relation to the Printer to the Senate, it was
of the United States Government. These notes had been already determined by yeas and nays, as follows :
published in the American papers, and he (Viscount Palmerston)
would, ot course, have no objection to lay those documents which YEAs-Messrs. Archer, Barrow, Bates, Bayard, Berrien,
had been already published on the table. fLaughter. I But this Cheate, Clay, of Kentucky, Clayton, Dixon, Evans, Gra-
was a departure from what he considered an important rule in ham, Henderson, Huntinglon, Kerr, Mangum, Merrick,
regard to international affairs, [heir, hear,] and one which might Miller, Morehead, Phi los, Porter, Prentias, Preston, Rivrs,
operate irjeriously to national interests, to lay before Parliament Simulons, Smith, of Indiana, Southard, Tallmadge, White,
documents relating to pending discussions. He thought it iampor- WVoodbridge--29.
tant to make, with reference ta the notice to Mr. Forsyth, one ob- NAvs-Messrs. Allen, Benton, Buchanan, Calhoun, Clay,
servation. The noble lord (Stanley) bad said that he believed of Alabama, Cuthbert, Fulton, King, Linn, McRoberts,
Mr. McLeed was not one of the party by whom thu Caroline had M holson, Pierce, Sevir, Smith, ofConnectiemt,
been attacked. Mouton, Nicholson, Pierce, Sevir, Smith, of Connetit
His (Lord Palmersten's)information went precisely to the same Sturgeon, Tappan, Walker, Williams, Woodbury, Wright,
conclusion-that hlie, Mr. McLeod, was not a member of the party Young-22.
that was concerned in the destruction of the Caroline; but with The resolution being thus brought under consi.
regard to the ground taken by Mr. Forsyvth in replying to Mr.
Fox, he (Lord Palmerston) thought itright to say that the Ameri- deration, a debate arose upon it, which had not
can Government undoubtedly might have considered this transac- concluded, when a confidential Message being re-
tion either as 0 transaction t, be dealt with between the two Gov- e wen con en l essag ein re-
ernments, by demands for redress, on the one hand to be granted, ceived from the President of the United States,
or refused on the other, and to be dealt with accordingly ; or it the Se So
might have been considered, as the Biitish authorities consider the Senate went into Executive Session, and so
proceedings between American citizens on the British side of the continued sitting with closed doors until the usual
bord-r, as matter to be dealt with by tlihe local authorities.
But the American Government had chosen thie former course, hour of adjournment.
by treating this matter as one to ba decided between the two Go-
vermenwv, and this was the ground on which they were eSot tied to y- Fourth Presbyterian Church Fair :-The new
demand redress from the British Government fior the acts of its church edifice is yet unfinished. To aid in its completion, the
subjects. Ite was sure the IIouse would think wilh him that in a Ladies will offer for sale, at Boteler & Donnr' room, opposite
matterofsuch extreme difficulty it Would be improper for him tao en- Brown's Hotel, Pennsylvania Avenue, this evening, March 1, and
ter into any further remarks or observations, and he would there- every day anid evening during the week, a variety of useful and
fore content himself with answering the noble lord's questions by fancy articles. Hours 10 A. M. to 10 P. M.
stating thoso important facts which hlie had then mentioned. Citizens and visitors are invited to attend.
Lord STANLEY saud Ithat the noble lord who had just sat down ice Creama, Jellies, &c. in abundance, mar 1-dlw
had omitted to answer one question which he (Lord Stanley) con- arIsemv.ro th L
sidered to be of the deepest interest. That question was, whether Tle Oplan air s removed frm te Lg
the nobla lord (Palmerston) had taken any sters, and if so, what Cabin to the north side of the Market Square, on the northeast
those steps were, for the protection and liberation of Mir. McLeod? corner of Seventh street and Loisiana avenue, where it will be
[Hear, hear.] kept open from 12 o'clock till 10 P. M. each day of this week.
ViscountPALMEnsTON saidthata cease somewhat similarin prin- The condition of the Orphan Asylum presents a pressing chim
cipletothe present was expected about a yearanda half ago, and uion the benevolence of the community, and an appeal is made
instructions were sent at that time to Mr. Fox, on which he found- to their liberality.
ed the communications, he made to thi American authorities. Of Many articles of fancy and utility are offered upon reasonable
course the House would suppose, he trusted, that her Maifrsty's terms. Refreshments will be provided. imar 4
Government had already sent certain instructions ; bat until the 11- UNITARIAN CIIURCI[.-A Discourse will,
correspondence upon this-subject had concluded, it was impossible with Divine permission, be delivered to-morrow afternoon, on
to send any instructions that could be final. Hlie hored the House the doctrine of two natures in our Saviour. mar 6
would believe that the Government would send to Mr. Fox such -- ,
further instructions as they might think it their duty to do; at the The Washingto City Total Abstiece society
saene time he wau not prepared to state what the nature of these whiehhaa been in successful operation for several yeors, and
instructions was. [llear.] which is designed, in its r,:,,.; ui. ,, to be in fact what its name
Mr. HuMi said that the nobm e lord (Palmerston)badjst made ndicatas, a city s"ciey, 11.t hI .1 meeting nest Sabbath, the
a speech in answer to certain questions which had been pnt to him 71h instant, at 3 o clock P. M. in the Fonidry Church, corner of
by the noble lord the member for North Lancashire ; but he (Mr 14th and G streets, at which meeting several lectures may be
Hume) wished to ask the House to suspend their opinion upon the expected, showing the national and municipal disadvantages re-
subject until they had the whole of the papers laid before the sulting from the use of intoxicating liquors. The citizens gener-
House. Ho had himself papers in his possession that would ex- ally are respectfully invited to attend. mar 6
plain many things connected with this question, and which, by the - Rev. aS. N. Sawtell, Chaplain t 'American sea-
bye, were nut exactly consistent with the statement which had just men in Havre, France, will preach next Sabbath ma .rr.-n,. at 11
been mruds. htappeared by the papers which he hsd in hispos- o'clock, in the 4th Preshyterian Chi'ch, tRev. Mi Sii,,ut,'s,) of
session that in January, 1838, a menion was made in the House of this city, and has consented, at the urgent requestcof many friends,
Representatives, calling upon the President to place upon the ta- to repeat in substance his discourse on the character and influence
ble of the House all the papers respecting the Caroline, and all the of American seamen, which produced such thrilling interest when
correspondence which had passed between the Governmentof the he delivered it in the Capitol.
United States and the British Government on the subject ofithe de- Members of Congress and strangers generally in the city are
struction of lhe Caroline. respectfully requested to attend, mar 6
In consequence of that motbn, certain papers were laid upon the pectful yrequestdatoatte.--nd.e r
table, iacludine one from Mr. Stevenson, the present Minister here S (ithsolic Total AbstienceAssociatton.-A regular
for the United States. TIhese were accompanied by a long letter meeting of this Association will be held at the Medical College on
dated the 15th of May, 1838, from that gentleman, and in that let- Sunday next, at 4 o'clock. The emle,lers are requested to attend.
ter the burning of the Caroline was characterized in very strong N B A S JOHN A. LYNCH, Secretary.
language. He also stated that, agreeably to the orders of the Pro- N.-B A Sern opon the subject of Temperance will be de-
sident, he had laid before the British Governmett the whole of the tivred in Sairt Patrick's Church, on P street, at 7* o'clock P. M.
evidence relating to time subject which had been taken upon the by the Rev. Mr. Van Horseigh, after which the pledge of total
spot, and Mr. Stevenson denied he had ever been informed that absti,,ence will be solemnly administered. rime friends of the
the expedition against the Caroline was authorized or sanctioned cause and the Public generally are invited to attend, mar 6
by the British Government. Now, from May, 1838, the time g^g Natioiallnstltutlontrir the Promotion of Sclence.
when that letter had been written, up to this hour, no answer had A s ated meeting will lbe held at the rooms of the Institution, situ-
been given to that letter, nor had any satisfaction been given by ated at the corner of 17th street westand Pennsylvanis avenue, on
the British Government upon ila subject. Monday evening next, the S h instant, at 7 o'clock. At this meet-
In a letter dated from London, the 2d of July, Mr. Stevenson ing an election will be held of the President, Vice President, and
stated that he had not received any answer upon the subject, and twelve- D'irectors, for the current year, agreeably to the provisions
he did net wish to press the subject further; bht if the Govern oftho amended Conytitution. Resident members are particularly
meant of the United States wished him to do so, he prayed to be requested to attend. P1SHEY THOMPSON,
informed of it. By the statement which had taken place in the mar 6-2t Recording Secretary.


House of Congress, itappearedthat the Government of the Unitedus Tne Fair for St. Matthew's Church-and-Free
States had been ignorant of any information that could lead them air for St. Matthew's Church and P ree
to suppose that the enterprise against the Caroline had been un- School, noiw open at ihe corner of 4 street and Pennsylvania
dertaken by the orders of the British Government, or by British avenue, will close to-night, at 10 o'cock. All the articles, use-
authority. That, he believed, was the ground upon which Mr. ful and faocy, will be disposed of by lottery at or before that hour.
Porsyth hadactedsatheihad done. A band of good music is in attendance, and refreshments are serv-
He takes his objections, and denies the allegation of Mr. Foxd p at every _r__________________mar 6
that neither he nor her Majesty's Governmnent made any commn- tf A stated meeting ot the Columbia Typographical
nication to him, or the authorities of the United States, that the Society will be held thia (Saturday) evening, at half past 7
British Government had authorized the destruction of the Caro- o'clock, in the room of the Washington Lyceum, on C street,
line. He (Mr. Hume) therefore hoped that no discussion would opposite Carusi's Saloon. A. T. CAVIS, Secretary.
take place until all the papers connected with the matter were mar 6
laid before the House. He wished to know what the nature ofBAKOWSHNT -6, 1.
those communications was with Mr. Stevenson and her Mjesty's BANK OF WAS HIN TON, MASt CH 6 1841.r
Government, which had induced him to actas he had done. A GENERAL MEETING of thme Stockholders of this
Vouernnt, wcad indudh imth he i ta he ghaionre. t he Bank will be held on Monday, the 5th day of April next, for
Viscount PALMERSTON said that he ratherthought his honorable the purpose of electing four Directors, in conformity with the law
friend would find in that correspondence that instructions had been pr ofCgrets pased on the 3d day of July, 1840.
given by the American Government to Mr. Stevenson to abstain The poll to be opened at 10 o'clock A. M. and closet 3 o'clock
front, pressing the subject further. [Hear.J With regard to the p. M. JAS. ADAMS,
setter of Mr. Forsytb, he (Viscount Palmerston) begged leave to mar 6S-3 Cashier.
eay that the case stood thus. In the case of the American citizens
engaged in invading Canada, the American Government disa- "UOARDING.-Notice to strangers visiting Washington
lowed the acts of those citizens, antd staled that the British an- 11 and citizens. The boarding establishment of Mrs. WIM-
thorities might deal with them as they pleased; f hear, hear SATT, situated on the south side of Pennsylvania avenue, four
and that there were persons concerned in this undertaking who doors east of 4J street, having several of its best rooms unoccu-
were not in any degree entitled to the protection of the United pied at this time, is prepared to receive and accommodate board-
States. [Hear.] ers by the day, week, or month with board in handsome and carn-
But, in the other case, they treated the affair ofthe Caeroline as portable style on moderate terms. mar 6-d3t
one to be considered as that of the Government, and, in fact, as- &PRING FASHION$.-The spring fashion for Hats, a
suned it to be altogether a Government transaction, and not to be 3 la d'Orsay, will be introduced at our sales-room this day, 6th
left upon the responsibility of individuals. Until, therefore, the March. ROBER CS & FISH,
British Government disowned those persona s aoMorpod in lthe Penn, avtnte, two doors wlt of the main entrance
le04trtioR of fh Cit Cniagii tihe sath e m e 4 r i thg ii AJ Me. 6--a of -rown' Hotel,


WASHINGTON.
"Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and
Inseparable."

SATURDAY, MARCH 6,1841.


The vast crowd of strangers whom a determina-
tion to witness the Inauguration brought to the
Seat of Government, has already considerably thin-
ned, and what remained of it was less visible yes-
terday than it would have been in consequence of
the spell of cold and keen weather which set in
on Thursday night. A great many strangers yet
remain, however, and of these a considerable pro-
portion will, no doubt, remain until after the end
of the extra session of the Senate.
Among the very many distinguished strangers
whom we have seen in the city, within the last
three days, ought to be mentioned the honorable
Gov. MOREHEAD, of the State of North Carolina ;
Ex-Governor OWEN, of the same State, and Ex-
Governor RlrNEn, of Pennsylvania.

It is understood that the PRESIDENT of the Uni-
ted Slates yesterday nominated to the Senate for
Secretaries of State, Treasury, War, and Navy, and
for Attorney-General and Postmaster-General, the
individuals whose selection by him for those trusts
has been heretofore announced. A part of these
nominations were confirmed, but not having time
to go through the consideration of the whole of
them before the usual hour of adjournment, the
decision upon the residue was postponed until
to-day.

The Inaugural Address of the PRESIDENT was
carried to Baltimore on Thursday in the very quick
time of an hour and a quarter.

Among the gratifying incidents of Inaugu-
ration Day, was the assemblage of some of the
surviving officers and soldiers of the late war, who
were placed immediately in front of the President
in the procession, and conducted by Gen. LESLIE
COMBS, of Kentucky, in the costume of a Ken-
tucky volunteer, and such a one as Gen. HARRI-
SON himself generally wore while commanding on
the Northwestern frontier,
Tippecanoe, Mississinewa, and the Thames,
River Raisin and Dudley's Defeat, Fort Meigs,
and Fort Erie, Chippewa, Lundy's Lane, Bridge-
water, Queenstown, &c. were all represented by
the few veterans present; a majority of whom bore
honorable marks upon their persons of their dan-
gerous proximity to the enemy in war long time
ago."
After partaking of refreshments at the Presiden-
tial mansion, they returned to Gadsby's, and took
leave of each other in a most feeling manner, after
a brief address front Gen. COMBS. It is to be re-
gretted that the names of all present were not ob-
tained in time for this notice. We have been en-
abled to obtain only the following list:
Gen. JAMES MILLER, of Massachusetts.
Major JOHN G. CAMP, of Virginia.
Col. CHARLES S. CLAItKSON, oiKentucky.
Col. JOHN McELVAiN, of Ohio.
Major THOMAS STOCK ro N, of Delaware.
Major BACON.
Dr. PENDERORAST, of Kentucky.
Dr. J. PERRINE, of Virginia.
Gen. JOHN PAYNE, of Kentucky.
Major JOHN WILLOCK, of Pennsylvania.
RICHARD S. CHINN, Esq. of Kentucky.
JAMES V. REDDEN, Esq. of Kentucky.
Capt. JOHN A. ROGERS, of Tennessee.

LATE FROM FLORIDA.

Gen. Armistead to the Secretary of War.
HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF FLORIDA,
TAMPA, (FL.) FEB. 14,1841.
SIR : Your communication of the lst instant was received
yesterday. I am gratified with the approbationyou have been
pleased to express of my measures, and shall use every exer-
tion to merit its continuance.
Since I had the honor of addressing you on the 1st instant,
thirty Seminoles have come in at Fort Armistead. A mixed
party has arrived here from Fort Clinch-about thirty Tal-
lahassees and forty Mickasukies-among the latter a sub-
chief.
Yesterday, there came in the brother of a principal Micka-
sukie sub-chief, Coosa Tustenuggee, and several of his war-
riors. His avowed purpose is to treat, and he has sent a run-
ner to Halich Tustenuggee, who is expected daily. These
chiefs are expected to return for their people, who may be
expected by the last of the month. Should this desired oc-
currence take place, which is more than probable, I can but
conjecture that the remaining hostiles will sue for peace, par-
ticularly as there exists a strong peace party among them, and
runners are now out to induce them to come in.
West of the Suwanniee river five runners are now out.
With their return I expect the most favorable intelligence, as
I presume many of the runaway Creeks will accompany them,
with the small remaining party of the Tallahassees.
To the chiefs who have come in I have promised two to
five thousand dollars; to the common men thirty dollars and
a rifle. I most earnestly request the sanction ot these offers,
as will as immediate means to fulfil my promises, either by
despatching the sum to the agent at New Orleans, or forward
ing it here to Captain Page, in whom I have found every de-
sire to aid me il collecting these people.
There are now about two hundred and "seventy Indians at
this place, and between thirty and forty of the Seminoles at
Sarssota. A vessel is now preparing to convey one hundred
and fifty to New Orleans, and will sail in a few days; an-
other will follow shortly after. I shall retain some for ne-
cessary purposes; among the number, Echo-Emathla, the
Tallahassee chief.
I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
W. K. ARMISTEAD,
Brig. Gen. Comn. Army of Florida.
Hon. SECRETARY OF WAR, Washington.

FROM THE PHILADELPHIA AMERICAN SENTINEL.
The age of toilsome industry is gone-an evil of sadder
import and consequence than the exit of the age of chivalry.
Two advertisements were recently published in a newspaper;
one for a clerk in a store, the other for an apprentice to learn
the blacksmith's trade. The number ot applicants in one
day for the former place was fifty, for the latter not one; upon
which the New York Sun judiciously remarks, what a sad
illustration is this of the mischievous effect that has been
produced upon the young men of the day by the inflated,
ruinous course which the business of the country and the af-
fairs of life generally have taken during late years. The
mechanical pursuits of life have got to be regarded pretty
much through the whole country, and especially in the North-
ern Atlantic States, in nearly the same light as labor is look-
ed upon in the Southern slave States; and, with a majority of
our young men, want, if not beggary-artifice, if not knave-
ry, is regarded as preferable to the comparative competence
which can at all times be procured by honest industry, em-
ployed in those laborious occupations which give to the coun-
try its wealth, and to society its most useful and brightest or-
naments. When a different state of feeling prevails on this
subject, then-and not till then-shall we see less of idletass,


with its attendants, dissoluteness, poverty, and dishonesty,
poisoning the minds of the thousands of youth into whose
keeping, ere long, the interests and support of society and of
the country will fall.

D-OYLE & M'NEELY, LeathrlMAanufaceturers, have
for ole at their store, No. 35, North Third street, Philadel-
phia, third door below the City Hotel, a large assortment of Mo-
rocco Leather, suitable for shoemakers, hatters, bookbindeis,
coachmakers, saddlers, pocket-book,bellows, suspender, and trunk
manufacturers, &o.
Also, Chamois and Buck:Skins, suitable for glovers, coachma-
kers, printers, suspender manufacturers, silver plates, &c.
White Leather, for saddlers, apothecaries, and suitable for shoe
linings, &c.
They also manufacture, and keep constantly for sale, a general
assortment of Parchment and Vellum, suitable for scriveners, prin-
ters, bookbinders, goldbeaters, and for drum heads.
Also, Sheep, Deer, and Calf Skins, for bookbinders, cotton spin-
ners, shoe binding, shoe lining, aprons, suspenders, saddlers,
pocket book, bellows, and card manufacturers, &c.
mar 6 -2aw6mo
B OOKS- BY AUCTION.-This evening, March 6, we
will sell at public vendue, at our rooms, the remainder of
the valuable invoice of Books recently received from New York.
Gentlemen wishing bargains will do well to attend, as the sale
will be peremptory, and will he the last chance they will have
this season of sd-lig standard books to their libraries.
ir 9 D0Y RR Q00. A404tlon141,


EDITORS' CORRESPONDENC9.

NEW YORK, MARcH 4.
The ships in port are gaily decorated with flags,
and at the Whig head-quarters and all the public
places the National ensign is displayed. A salute
of two hundred and thirty-four guns-one for each
electoral vote General HARISON received-was
fired this morning. A grand ball, which a thou-
sand persons are expected to attend, will be giv-
en to-night.
Our new Collector retains all Mr. HoYT's de-
puties, clerks, &c. Not one removal, I believe,
has been made, and the men whose principal
business for years has notoriously been elec-
tioneering for Mr. VAN BUREN, now laugh at the
idea of being disturbed.
Two bearers of despatches, one from Mr. STE-
VENSON, and the other from the British Govern-
ment, came out in the President.
The news from England has had very little-
effect on our markets. Cotton is a trifle lower,
but holders are not disposed to sell. Flour is not
affected. There has been no demand for export
for some time.
The great depreciation in the value of State
stocks,particularly those ofIndiana and Illinois, has
had the effect to create distrust as to the solvency of
some of the free bantiks in this State that have
pledged those stocks for the redemption of their
circulating notes, and the notes of such as have
not made provision for their redemption here are
selling to-day at.3 per cent. discount. It has been,
another blue day in WallP street. All stocks are
down. U. S. Bank closed at 161. New York,
Indiana, and Illinois bonds fell about 1 per cent.
each.
Mr. BRowNsoN, editor of the Boston Quarterly
Review, lectures here to-night on the Democra-
cy of Christianity."
Mr. HOYT has published a correspondence be-
tween himself, Mr. WOODBURY, and Mr. BUTLER,
relative to the difficulty between himself and the
'Treasury. Mr. Butler, it appears, has commenc-
ed a suit against Mr. Hoyt's sureties. In the cor-
respondence published there is no mention of the
sums received by Mr. Hoyt from importers for com-
promises. Is the whole correspondence published?


FOR THiE NATrONAL INTELLIGENCER.
Messrs. EDITORS: The inauguration of the venerable Pa-
triot and Pioneer of the West into the office of Chief Magis-
*rate of this Union, on yesterday, was well calculated to pro-
duce in the mind the most pleasurable sensations. To my-
self, the moment was one of the moat intense interest I ever
remember to have experienced. Forty-eight years ago I first
saw Gen. HARRISON, then a subaltern in the army of Gen.
WAYNE, on the banks of the Ohio river, where the city of
Cincinnati now stands ; and of all the immense multitude who
witnessed the exercises of yesterday, as far as I am informed,
only three of these were, in 1793, living within the limits of
the Northwestern Territory, namely, the PRESIDENT himself,
Gen. S. VAN RENSSELAER, of New York, then a Captain of
Dragoons in WAYNE'S Army, and the undersigned. And it
is also worthy of remark, that among the first white children
born within the bounds of Gen. HARRISON'S government of
Indiana, was my son, Lieut. STEPHEN JOHNSTON, fur near
twenty years past an officer of the United States Navy, and
who was present on yesterday, witnessing the inauguration.
I served in the Indian department under Gov. HARRISON,
down to the period of his quitting the army in 1815. None
will hear of his elevation with more pleasurethan the Indians.
Several of the Chiefs have already sent messages to myself
expressive of this feeling. His government over them was
merciful and liberal, wise and just.
JOHN JOHNSTON,
WASHINGTON, MARCH 5,1841. of Piqua, Ohio.

TO THE EDITORS OF THE NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE.
Messrs. EDITORS: I was in the House of Representatives
last evening, (26th February,) and enjoyed the rich treat of
hearing the eloquent HOFFMAN upon an amendment of his
to the Naval Bill, lprovidting for the erection of barracks at
certain points for the accommodation of the Marine Corps.
He gave a glowing description of the indispensable import-
ance of the marine to the naval service, and portrayed, in
language that touched every patriotic heart, the valor that
had been displayed by the Marine Corps on the land as well
as on the ocean. My object in intruding upon your atten-
tion is to request that your Reporter will carefully prepare the
remarks of Mr. HOFFMAN, and that you will give them a
conspicuous place in your paper, that the country may duly
appreciate the much-neglected and much-abused Marine
Corps.
WASHINGTON, FEE. 27. JUSTICE.

NATIONAL THEATRE.-WASHINGTON.
HERR CLINE'S benefit and last appearance.
On which occasion be will out-do all former efforts; among whilh
his Grand Ascension from the stage to the height of the
Theatr c.
THIS EVENING, MARCH 6, 1541,
Will be performed the cooiedy of the
SOLDIER'S DAUGHTER.
The Widow Chevely, -. Miss V.lMonier.
After which, HERR CLINE'S wonderful performance s; which
will be different from any thing as yct done by him in this cily.
The whole to conclude with
THE LOAN OF A LOVER.
Gertrude, (with songs,) Miss Helen Matthews.
Doors open before 7-performnances commence I past 7.
GEOIBGETOWN GRAND VOCAL anid INSTRU-
MENTAL CONCERT--IFor one night only.
DONA DOLORSe nx GoNs, the celebrated Guitarists from Spain,
will appear in the costume of her country, snd perform several of
her moot celebrated Solos and Spatniash Songs. Also, Miss ST.
LoKs, the celebrated Vocalist; Master ST. LUiE, the youthful
Paganini ; and Mr. DOuNAS ; at Mr. Slack's Bank Saloon, on SA-
TURDAY, MARCH 6.
Programme in small bills.
Tickets 75 cents, to be had at the door of the Hall.
Concert to commence at 7* o'clock, mar 5-3t
NATIVE AMERICAN- BALL.
IN consequence of the fatigue naturally expected on an Inaugu-
ration oueasion, the Managers and friends oftheBall dee-med
it expedient to postpone it to TuasDAY EvEarol next, the 9th of
March.
3^' Tickets 82, to be bad of the same persons as in former ad-
vertisements, and at the door on the evening of the Ball.
The room is fitted up inna neat and approprIate style, and a snf-
ficiency of refreshments will hI provided therelor. We hope the
friends of the cause will favor us with their attendance. The room
can be seen at any time mar 6--3t
D R. BIGELOW continues to be consulted daily at his
roams, Pennsylvania avenue, between 3d and 4) streets,
opposite the Ame'ican Hotel, by those who desire the beauty, du-
rability, and preservation of tleir teeth. Diseases originatirg
from decayed teeth, extraneous matter in the mouth, scurvy in the
gums, and nervous affections, may be entirely removed by judi-
cioas and eflacientoperations.
Directions for toothpicks, looth brushes, and tooth powder given
or supplied of the very best quality.
Ladies and gentlemen, citizens and strangers, are most respect-
fully inviited, &., mar 6-3t


OR SALTiu.--Five head of Darhamn Short liorned Cattle,
S two of them" imported, the remainder descendants from tha
most celebrated stock in Englusn, sn.l have alltaken premiums.
Inquire at Joh n Brown': Iti l.l, Sth street, opposite Gadaby's
Hotel, where certificates and diplomas will be exhibited.
mar 6--3t
C LOVER AND TIMOTHY SEDU.-Just receiv-
ed-
125 bushels prinmes Pennsylvania Clever Seed
30 bushels new Timothy Seed
For sale low by J. T. RYON & CO.
mar 6--3t Louisiana ave. nearly opposite Centre Market.
F IVE DOJOLULARS REWARD.--Lost, on Thursday
X evening, the 4th instant, in this city, a morocco pocket-book,
much worn, containing sundry judgment ,,-.icas, promiofiery aiutes,
due-bills, receipts, &d. Some of the juignie a'~ n--Ir are as tel.
lows: Three on William C. Smith and -atsueI Smith, frIr Il(0")
two on John Hurst and Constantine M..rr1; ,r.e on Clemnert L.
Sharp and John M. Darby one on Covington Reynolds i oe"ona
Wiliam Ross & Cn. iundry promissory notes, Akc. all paI oble to
the subscriber. The finder will please leave the p.r-'ket t..b,.k,
with its contents, at the office of the National Intelligence,,Iordo-
liver it to Thomas Clayton, Esq. at his residence, at Mrs. Young's,
on Capitol Hill, who will pay the above reward.
mar 6-3t DAVID TAYLOR.
FOR SAL OR RENT.-A good two-story frame
1D Houese, with back building, and porches front and back.
uLlll contains nine rooms handsomely finished and vry
convenient. Attached are good wood-houses end wash-toom, and
a pump of excellent water in the yard. The house is situated on,
H street, 3 doors from 6th.
Inquire of the sabgsriber, net 4wor.
94is 6-91 4m 8I, PHILLIPS,


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IT ia a rare occurrence in the history of popular remedies, that
anyarticle should be found to maintain a good reputation for
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its favor from gentlemen of known intelligence and integrity.
Such, however, is the fortune ofBECKWITH'S ANTI DYSPEP-
TIC PILLS, as will appear from the following letters, in addition
to the large mass of evidence heretofore published:
From Dr. E. Markets, President of the Female Institution near
Columbia, S. C.
BARHAMSVILLE, (S. C.) JuNE 15, 1840.
DEAa SIR : 1 beg leave to offer you my testimony in favor of a
iredicine calculated to do much good in itself, and to supersede
the introduction into families of pernicious quack medicines.
Your Anti-Dyspeptic Pills were prescribed by me for a lady
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I ant, dear sir, yours, &c. E. MARKS.
P. S I ite-nd to intrduce them into our Institution.
Dr. J. LzCKWITH, Raleigh, N. C.

From Maj. Samuel McComb.
GaREENVILLE, (GA ,)JULY 7,1840.
DEAR Sin : A simple acknowledguent of benefits is certainly
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Dr. JOHN BECKWITH.

From Mr. Wan. Irving Hyslop.
NEW YOnK, JULY 11, 1840-220 PEARL ST.
MY DEAR SIR : I have delayed for several months sending to
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To Dr. J. BICKWITH.
Raleigh, Nov. 27, 1840.
e They may be had wholesale of the proprietor, Raleigh, N.
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of R.S. PATTERSON,
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SOUTHERN LITERARY MESSENGER.-Sub-
scribers who have experienced any irregularity in the re-
ceipt of this praiseworthy periodical may now remove the diffi-1
cuty by applying for their numberstn FRANCK TAYLOR, who
i been appointed its sole agent in this District. The February
No. is nnioially interesting, feb 16


FEMALE BEAUTY, as preserved and improved by
Regimen, Cleanliness, and Dress; and especially by the
adaptation, color, and arrangement of Dress, as variously influen-
cing the forms, complexion, and expression of each individual,
and rendering cosmetic impositions unnecessary. By Mrs. A.
Walker. All that regards regimen and health being furnished by
medical friends, and revised by Sir Anthony Carlisle, F. R. S.
Vice President of the College af Surgeons. Illustrated by col-
ored drawings of heads and figures. Revised and amended by
an American author. Just published and for sale at the Book and
Stationery Store of R. PARNHAM, between 9th and l10th streets.
Penn. avenue, oct 2
N EGROES WANTED.-Cash andthe highest market
prices will he paid for any number of likely young negroes
of both sexes,(familiesand mechanics included.) All ommunica-
tions addressedto meat the old establishment ofArmfield, Frank-
lin & Co., west end of Dukestreet, Alexandria, D. C., will meet
with prompt attention.
inlly (--'wR.n&iaw uptf GFA ORGE KEPHART.
N1EW BOOK.- Just published, and for sale by WM. M.
MORRISON, four doors west of Brown's Hotel, Heads of
the Peuople, or Portraits of the English, drawn by Kenny Mea-
dows, wibh original essays by distinguished writers.
The Flying Dutchman, a Legend of the High Seas, by the au-
thor of Cavendish, "Gentleman Jack," .&c.
Also, Insubordination, aStory of Baltimore, by the author of the
Suhbordiate. feb 26
C NTRAL UNITED) STATES.-Just published a
Geographical, Historical, and Statistical Viewofthe Central
or Middle United States, containing accounts oftheir early settle-
ment, natural features, progress of improvement, form of govern-
ment; civ:l divisions and internal improvements ofPennsylverania,
New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia,
and parts of New York and the other adjoining States ; toge-
ther with particular descriptions of the cities, towns, and villages,
public buildings, obiecta of curiosity, literary, scientific, and
other institutions, &c. by H. S. Tanner, and for ealo at Station-
ero' H-ti I.feb 19
B -AU nMONT A'N) FLETCHER, new edition,
B in 2 octavo volumes, London, 1840, edited by George Dar-
luy, isjumnt imported by F. TAYLOR.
Also, Ben Jonson's complete works, in I volume, same series,
with memoir of his life and writings, by Barry Cornwall, and the
coutplete Idranatic works of Massinger and Ford, both complete
in I octatvo volu-ne, London, 1839, edited by Hartley Coleridge,
and being oneu of tIhe sain series ; Shakspeare, complete in 1 vol-
umne edited by Tiounmas Campbell. feb 15
Ia riieui. ( r-':"'- Csunity Court, sittii.;, as a Court
nf 'i_..i. ,, Jatnuary Term, ISt1,
Singleton Mitchell end others, vs. Sarah Mitchell amd others.
r HE 1 -bj-'ct of tho bill filed inu this case is to obtain a decree
r for the uale of two houses end lots in the village ofBladens-
hurg, Mil ulan1. Thle bill states thai a certain Elizabeth D. Mit-
chull, of Prince Gnrge's county, Maryland, died seized and
po-ses.edi of said property ; that she leitS sundry heirs, among,
wlioait are Saah, R-becca, John Alexander, Maria Ellen, and
Thimuas Morltinmir Mirhell, who reside out of the State of Mary-
lind, in the State ef Missouri, and who are children of the late
Tighmau M Itchell, son of said Elizalbeth Mitchell. It is theie-
upou, this 17th day of February, 1841, by Priunce Georgus
Comuuty Couirt, situig as a Court of Equity, ordered, that notce
bto given to the said absent defendants of the substance and ob
ject-,f thisbill, warning them to he and appear in this court, either
in p-rson or by solicitor, and answer the some, on or before the
second m-tiay in 'July next, otherwise the bill will be taken
pro cinfesso andI a decree pass, as prayed ; provided a copy of
this ord-r be inscrted in some newspaper published in the Dis-
trict of Columbia once a week for four months before the said
second Moniday in July next.


True copy. Test:
feb 23-ltaw4m


EDMUND KEY.
JOHN B. BROOKE,
Clerk of Prince George's Co. Court.


In Charles County Court, situlng as a Court of Equity,
January 12,1841.
HRDERED, That the sale as made and reported by John
Bornes, trustee for the sale of the real estate of Barnes
Compton, infant son of William P. Compton, deceased, be ratified
and -onfimned. unless cause to the contrary be shown on or before
time third Monday in March next: Provided, That a copy of this
order be publish, d in some newspaper in the District of Columbia
once a week for three successive weeks before the day aforesaid.
The report states the amount of sales to be five thousand five
hundred and twenty dollars, current money.
CLEM. DORSEY.
True copy. Test: JOHN BARNES,
feb 22-law3w Clerk of Charles County Court.
Orp-hans' Court Washington County, District of Cu-
I lumbla,Feb. 23, 18 1.
N' the case nf Ann Shieckels, admiisratit ix ofThos. H. Shock-
wa, decessoed, the adminiatratrix of said deceased, with the
aoftrobation of the Orphans' Court, has appointed the third Tues-
day in Mircb next, at the Orphans' Court, between the hours of
12 o'clock M. and 3 P. M. for the purpose of payment and discri-
butiln, uider the Court's direction and control, of the assets in
sai l administratrix's hands to thie creditors of said deceased; at
whash time and place said creditors are notified to appear: provi-
ded a c'lpy of this order be published once A week for three weeks
previous to the said third Tuesday in March next, in the National
Inttelligencer.
Test. ED. N. ROACH,
feb 27-w3w Regis'er of Wills.
L AW BOt)KS.-Condensed Reports of Cases in the Situ-
preme Court of the United States, containing the whole
series of the decisions of the Court, from ils organization to the
cumnmencement of Peters's Reports; at January Terms, 1827, with
c)>ious notes of parallel cases in the supreme and circuit courts
of the United States, edited by Richard Peters, Esq. reporter of
the Decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States, 6 vols.
octavo, this book ii now out ofprint and hard to be got. Oae
copy only for sale by W. M. MORRISON, four doors west of
Brown's Hotel.
American Diplomatic Code, embracing a collection of treaties
and conventions between the United States and foreign Powers,
from 1778 to 1834, with an abstract of important judicial deci-
sions on points connected with our foreign relations. For sale as
above.
Also, K-ent's Commentaries, Durnford and East's Reports,
Cruise's Divest, Smith's Chancery Reports, Raymond's Digested
Chancery Reports, Maddox's Chancery Reports, Haitiisn's Di-
edit .e. 0, All f,r sale t abov0f. ft 17


SRANM13AN"PS COMPOSITIONSF POR THE
lHAI1.t-Notunfrequently have we had reason rtocommend
to public notice the talents and skill of M. Anguste Grandjean, of
No. 1, Barclay street. His treatise on the Hair is a production
both learned and eloquent; it shows that he has studied deeply,
and that he has full ability satisfactorily to make known the result
of his investigations. It is an old adage," the proof of the pud-
ding is in the eating;" on this principle, the best mode of testing
the truth of M. Grandjean's theories is to make trial of the pre-
paration which he so ably recommends. Experiment, it can be
averred, has already, in many instances, proved the virtues of the
Compositions to which we refer, and we feel confident that all
future experiment will butserve to establish their great reputation.
The preparation known as "Grandjean's Composition" has
been so long a favorite, that it is almost useless to praise it; but
the "Eau Lustrale" is a recent invention, and deman-Is that faith-
ful notice to which its merits aspire. It cleanses, and at the same
time beautifies the hair, giving it a rich curl and an exquisite gloss.
One of its chiet properties (and this will recommitend it especially
to the ladies) is, that it keeps the hair safely in whatever style it
may be dressed, resisting both motion and moisture. Thus much
have we thought proper to say, but if we were to go on u,; ir.- t.,
a month, we could not present such convincing arguments in favor
of the Compositions as the use of them would speedily furnish.-
Evening Signal, N. Y.
The above Composition is constantly kept for sale at Stationers'
Hall, by W. PISCHER,
dec 9 Sole agent for the District.
M ACAULAY'S MISCELLANIEIS, in 2 volumes,
containing the articles, chiefly historical, which have most
attracted attention of those originally appearing in the Edinburg
Review since 1825, being the productions ofT. Bibington Macau-
lay, Secretary at War and Member of Parliament for Edinburg-
productions which have been universally admired, both in Eng-
land and America, during the last fifteen years, for their vivid
eloquence, extensive learning, and splendor of illustration,
handsomely printed, an additional supply this day received for
sale hvby P. TAYLOR.
S AT'ENT PEItRYIAN FILI'EK INKS 'rAND.-
S This novel and useful invention ensures an instantaneous
supply of Clear Filtered Ink, in the cup of the filter, which can
be returned into the inkstand ao. any moment, where it is secured
from injury, and not affected by the atmosphere. The ink, thus
protected, never thickens or moulds, and remains good Ior any
length of time, in any climate. The process of filtration causes
the coloring matter to be held in suspension; hence the trouble
and inconvenience occasioned by unsuitable iftk, generally found
in ordinary inkstands, are completely ohviated by the use of the
Filter Inkstand. One of moderate size willcoutain sufficient ink
for six or twelve months' writing.
A further supply, of various sizes, just imported, and will be sold
at reduced prices by R. FARNHAM, between 9th and 10th
streets, Pennsylvania avenue, oct 5
0'1100 .,suti Ar% ('.-5'KAL% USA. a1)Ck4N&1 otititecity
-l of Washington, having resigned the appointment held by
him for several years in the .: ..r, n,.I War Departments, has
undertaken the agency of claims before Congress, and other
branches of the Government, including commissioners under
treaties, and the various public offices; also, the procuring of
patents for public lands, prosecuting claims for services in the
Revolution, and for Navy pensions, and generally such other
business as may require the aid of an agent at Washington' 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, on
transmitting a statement of the facts,will be advised of the proper
course of proceeding. His charge will be moderate, depending
upon the amount of the claim and the extent of ths service.
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 Pire Insarance Company.
Mr. P. A. DICKINAs is known to most of those who have been
in Congress within the last few years, or who have occupied any
public situation at Washington.
His office is on Pennsylvania avenue,between Fuller'sHotel
and Fifteenth street.
SAll letters must be post paid. sept 12-lyd


N EW BOOKS for the huolydays.-WM. M. MORRI-
SON, four doors west of Brown's Hotel, has a large assort-
ment of Books suitable for the holidays, among which are just re-
ceived beautiful editions of the Book of Common Prayer, rluri-
eated editions, &c ; Rural Life in England, by Win. Howitt;
Visits to Remarkable Places, Old Halls, Battle Fields, and Scenes
illustrative of striking passages in English History and Poetry,
hy Win. lHowitt; The Dream, and other Poems, by the Hon. Mrs.
Norton. dec 26
TEW BOOKS.-Thre Heart's-Ease, or a Remedy against
- all Troubles, with a Consolatory Discourse, particularly di
reacted to those who have lost their friends and dear relations, by
Simon Patrick, 1). D. The Dew of Israel and the LiuyofGod,
or a Glimpse of the Kingdom of Grace, by Dr. F. W. Krumma
eher, author of Elijah the Tishbite, Elisha, &e. Also, The Recog-
nition of Friends in Another World, by the Rev. Benjamin Dorr,
D. D)., Rector af Christ Church, Philadelphia, third edition, are for
sale by 0 W. M. MORRISON,
dec 16 Four doors west of Brown's Hotel.
D ]ESILVER'S POCKET-BOOK ALMANAC tor
1841, containing also a diary, ruled pages for prospec-
live memoranda, (one fop"r each day in the year,) an almanac, va-
rious useful tables, &c. ec. combining, also, all the utility of a
pocket-book. Just received for sale by
P. TAYLOR.
An additional supply of the valuable Boston American Almanac
for 1841 just received, jan 6


1 tik[ DOLLARs BtEWARD.-Dr. storm's Spe-
1 S' elfic Compountd, for the cure of Gonorrhema, Gleets,
Strictures, Diabetes or difficulty in making water, and all other tin-
natural discharges from the urethra of either sex.-in no case has
this medicine been known to fail to effect a permanent cure, and,
too, in the shortest possible time. Should this medicine fail to ef-
fect a cure where it has been taken according to directions, re-
turn the empty vial and get back the money. Why then spend
both time and money with such quack nostrums as cannot he de-
pended upon, when, for $1, you can purchase a pleasant, sure,
and speedy cure, composed solely of vegetable substance? One
hundred dollars will be paid to any one who will produce a medi-
cine to equal this compound, or who will prove that it contains any
mineral suhstance whatever.
Per sale by H. WADE, 7th street, between D and E ; CHAS.
STOTT, corner of 7th and the avenue; and by ROBERT PAT-
TERSON ; in Georgetown by J. L. KIDWELL.
jan 8-3tawly
'_ON PARENTS AND TE iCHERS.-SCHIOOL
-- BOOKS.-The subscriber having lately received Ircm
the North a very large supply of School Books, and all that are
used in the District, and having selected those thatare well bound,
and the besteditions, those who wish to purchase will find it to their
interest to examine them. School Books will be sold at reduced
prices, and a liberal discount made to those who purchase by the
quantity.
Also, Blank Books and Stationery of every kind, of the best
quality in tire market, and will be sold at the lowest prices.
R. FARNHAM.
r WO THOUSANDCARDS I' ERRYIAN PENS.
S The subscriber has just imported from the manufacturer
2,000 cards of the Patent Perryian Pens, which will be sold
wholesale at the agent's prices in New York. Also, 3,000 cafds
of Gillott's and other Steel Pens, which will be sold as above.
Those who are desirous -f c:u-.i u- nuine pens will please ex-
amine the above, which .-i I..I. I -i.J the most extensive assort-
ment in the United States.
STATIONERY, warranted the best, both foreign and domes-
tic, will be sold as low as s- any establishment in the country.
R. FARNHAM,
dec 7 Between 9th and 10th streets, Penn. avenue.
GOETHE'S NOVIEL OF WIILHf'LM MEl-
TER, translated from tihe German, by Carlvel, author of
Carlyle's French Revolution. Humphrey's tm' .. k, N ... 13. The
Lady's Book, for November, 1840. Juotreceived by
nov 9 F. TAYLOR.
Charle< county Court, August ierm, 1840.
R DER ED by thre Court, that the creditors of Alexander
P Co., a peiioner lor the bens-fitof the insolvent laws of Ma-
ryland, be and appear before the judges ef Charles county court
oth de ihird Monday of March next, and show cause, if uny they
have, why the said Alexander Cox shall not have thIe benefit of
the laws aforesaid; provided a copy of this order be inserted in
some newspaper published in tihe District of Columnbia, once a
week fir two months before the said third Monday in March next.
Test: JOHN BARNES,
jin 5-law2mr Clerk ofChnrlescounty court.
VIKGIN IA-At a Circuit Superior Court of Low and Chance-
ry fur the County- of Henrico and City of Richmond, held
at the Capitol in the said city, on Monday, January 11, 1841
Sidney S. Baxter, Attorney General of the Commonwealth of
Virginia, plaintiff,
Against
Daniel Ratcliffe and William F. Purcell, administrators de bonis
non with thie will annexed, of Charles Pierer, deceased, Row-
land Florence, William J. Weldon, and James B. T. Thornton,
and John S. Mason, executors of Thomas P. Hose, deceased,
defendants.
HE BILL in this cause, being exhibitedYfor the purpose
of recovering whatever balance may be due from the de-
fendants Daniel Ratcliffe and William F. Purcell, as administra-
tors de bonisnon with thie will annexed, of Charles Pierer, de-
ceased, late of the County of Prince Willinimn, in this Common-
wealth, on the ground that the same is vested in the Literary
Fund : on the motion of the Attorney General, the Court dosh
order that publication be made for three months successively in
the Richmond Enquirer, Richmond Whig, and the National In-
telligencer published in tie city of Washington, requiring all
persons claiming an interest in the personal estate of the said
Charles Fierer to appear here on the first day of the next term
directed by law to be held for the trial of chancery causes, and
make themselves parties defendant to this suit.
,jan 28-w3m A copy-Test: WM. G. SANDS, D. C.
HISiT CARDS.- W. FISCHER hes recently received
S Whist Cards of white and fancy colored backs." The most
extensive assortment ofplayingcards is kept constantly for sale on
the best teims at btationers' Hall. feb t12
N EW BOOKS.-Sketches of Conspicuous Living Charac-
ters of France, trautslated by R. M. Walsh, with a portrait
of Thiers, just published and for sale by W. M. MORRISON, 4
doors west of Browun's Hotel.
Also, as above, the Kinsmen, or the Black Riders of Congaree,
a tale, by the author of the Partizan, Mellichampe, Guy Rivers,
the Yemassee, &c. feb 12
E YW BOO)KS.-Heroines of Sacred History, by Mrs.
S Steele. Bacchus, an Essay on the Nature, Causes, Ef-
fects, and Cure of Intemperance, by Ralph Barnes Grindrod,
first American from the third English edition, edited by Charles
A. Lee, A. M. M. D.; also, No. 16 of Master Humphrey's Clock,
are just received and far sale by W.M. MORRISON, 4 doors
west of Brown's Hotel, Penn. avenue, jtan 4
FFICIAl, ARMY AND NAVY REGISTERS
for I841 are just published and fir sale by
WM. M. MORRISON,
Jan 29 A doors west of Brown's Hotel.
,a1me6 POLITICIAN'S MANUAL, containing the
- Declaration of American Independence, the Constitutions of
the United States and of New York ; also, the formation of the
Judiciary, ec. together with general tables, political and statisti-
cal, by George L Lerow, published and for sale by
u W. M. MORRISON,
Jan 223 4 doors west of Browa's Hotel.


BOARD OP COMMIS1X6NEaS OF CLAMS Otq MXIC0,
FEBRUARY 13, 1841.
O FFICIAL notice is hereby given to the American citizens
%hose claims are submitted to the Mixed Commission, now
sitting at Washington under the Convention of the IIlh ofApril,
1839, that, by a rule of the Board, the memoitals and the docu-
ments on which they rely to substantiate those claims are required
to be inboth the Spanish and English languages; and thatall drocu-
menits, communications, and petitiios designed to be laid before
the said Board will be received by it, if sent through the State
Department. As tile duration of the Board is limited by the con-
vention, it is important to such claimants as have not yet appeared,
that there should be no delay in preparing and presenting their
cases for its consideration, feb 15-3w2aw
PNiHE AIR-TIGHT ilSTOVE.-Known aid warranted
i to be superior to every other, in economy of lime and ex-
pense ; in case of management; in comfort, convenience, safety,
neatness ; in exemlition from dust anti smoke; and in the healthi-
ness, pleasantness, uniformity, and certainly of its temperature.
One kind for wood, and another for coal; price $6 to 8$20; weight
30 to 60 pounds. It is new in structure, and still more new in
management; so that it MUST be made, set, andi used, strictly by
the printed directions, or it sinks, more or less, towards the bar-
barism of other stves. It has so far been brought into notice
and use almost wholly by the spontaneous efforts of lesdihg citi-
zens, chiefly professional, and no cane is known of tbeir turning
back or repenting. For students and invalids it is without a ri-
val. Colleges, &c. by early application, mtiay obtain terms highly
and permanently favorable for all connected with them.
Made and sold by Cuthmg & Mack, Lowell, Masschusetts, (five
or six hundreddoll irs worth las-t winter, and six hundred anti fifty
dollars worth in seven weeks, at Nashiville, Tennessee ;) by Whit-
ney & Ciuett, Albany, N. Y. ; L. V. Badger, New York city; S.
B. Sexton & Co. 40 Lightt street, Baltimore, Md. ; G. Hill and
H. W. Edwards, Georgetown, D. C.; D. & C. R. Weller, Rich-
mend, Va.; and by others, but not in these places. Purchasers
will of course be on their guard. For models or specimens, si-nd
to Bailtimiore, Albany, ao Lowell.
For information, rights, agencies, &c. apply (postage paid) to
E. C. Tracy, Windsor, Vt.; R. J. Meigs, Nashville, Termi.; or to
I. Orr, Georgetowi, D. C. each of whom lihas unlimited power on
the subject, and who should be notified forthwitl if the demand
for the stove any where is not well and promptly supplied by the
makers.
V1 R. J, Meigs, Esq. Nashville, Tennessee, says of this
stove : "Its performance is all that can be wished in a stove. I
think it scarcely possible to excel it, either in the agreeable tem-
perature of the air which it produces,, r in the economy and neat-
ness with whirh the effect is produced. In short, I am charmed
with it, and will ever be without it." After using it a year, he
says : "Its merits surpass, in my opinion, all that can be said of
it." Rev. J. N. Campbell, D). D. Albany, New York, says: "I
find it to answer your description, and to exceed my expectations
in every particular. I am entirely satisfied that it is in all re-
spects superior to any other stove in use." Again hlie says, (April
1, 1840,) 1 have used the Air-tight Stove for tie last 6 months,
in my study, equal, in its dimensions, to a room 14 feet square
and 10 feet high. 1 have burned, in that time, about two-thirds
of one cordeo wood. It is perfectly safe and neat. Itequ lizes
the temperature almost pertfeetly, and enables the user to regulate
the degree of it at pleasure. It fully equals, in my opinion, all
that the inventor says of it." J. T. Rice. Esq. of Albany, says:
I have had one in use about 4 months, (last winter,) in a room
of the dimensions of eleven feet by twelve, of ordinary height,
and during that time have kept fire dlay and night, with an
abundance of heat, with less than a half cord of (dry hickory)
wood. 1 consider it by far thie greatest improvement in stoveuu
for heating a room, of any that I have ever been acquainted with.'
Two business men in Albany used each a cord of mtuple wood in
their counting-rooms last winter, and they say : The equality of
heat is astonishing-a summer-like heat throughout iime room,
It hIs nearly quit its cost, and, from the comfort received from it,
[weJ could not be induced to part with it." Dr. S, Kidder,
Charlestown, Mass. says : I have .had this steve ia use about 7
years, have found it fully to answer the description ofl the itnsen-
tot, and, with proper attention to the doorand damper, I will ven-
ture to say it will be found tie most comfortable, convenien', anud
economical stove of any in use." (J..Salter, M. 1). of Boston,
supplied his stove with mel, last winter, only twice a week.) Rev.
E. C. lTracy, Editor of the Vermont Chronicle, says : Its per
feet safety at all times, the saving of fuel, the little attention that
it requires, the uniform and equable temperature that it keeps up
in all parts ol ithe romt, [the thermometer in the back part of a
large of en room keeping within half a degree of the same point
for 10 or 12 hours together,] ehL summer-like atmosphere that it
livess you in the severest winter day, are excellencies that render
it literally incomparable." Rev. H. Curties, Brandon, Vt. says:
"1 should be unwilling to dispense with it for any consideration.
I have found it an excellent article for a sick room, producing a
mild and equable temperature, night and day. I am confident
that no convenience heretofore possessed can compare with this
in cases of pulmonary affection as a substitute for removal to a
Southern climate during our severe winterseasons." Thie inven
tor says : The Air-tight Stove was invented in curing a very
dangerous pulmonary attack ; and, in two or three such attacks,
I have found it more effectual than every thing else by its allaying
the cough, (by mteans ofits uniformly soft and moist atmosphere,)
removing it entirely in a few days, and absolutely putting all
coughs and colds at defiance, more even than the best summer
weather, and without its weakening effects. I would not have
gone ten miles to the climate of Italy." nov f6-wtf
PICTORIAL ILLUSTRATIONS OF1" THE HI-
BLE, consisting of Views in the Holy Land, together with
many of the remarkable objects mentioned in the Old and New
Testaments, representing sacred historical events, &c. by Robert
Sears, third edition, is just received, and for sale by
W. M. MORRISON,
jan 20 Poor doors west of Brown's lIntel.
1[ KS. WALKIUsK ON B1CAUTY.-A fresh supply
S just received, (as also Walker on Beauty, Women, and on
Intermarriage,) and for sale at MORRISON S, 4 doors west of
Brown's Hotel.
Pictorial Illustrations of the Bible.-A fresh supply this day re-
ceived and for sale as above.
Knightly's History of England, 5 vols ; Harper's Family Library,
Nos. 114, 115, 116, 117, and 118, for sale as above.
HINESE DICTIONARY.-A single copy, in 2 vols.
with English, French, Latin, and Chinese vocabularies,
dial, guess, atend other useful appendices, is just received for sale
by F. TA Y LOR, published at Serampoor, under the patronage of
the British Government. dec 4
OOKS oni Agriculture, Gardening, Cattle Ral-
ing, Agricultural Clhemilstry. &c. &c.-F. TAYLOR,
Bokselier, immediately east ofGadsby's Hotel, hIs for sale a
better collection of works on Agriculture than can be found else-
where in the United States, embracing every thing that is new, as
well as those of more established merit; te which additions are
constantly being made of ioth American and English writers on
the subject; all at the lowest prices.
*** Bhoks imported to order from London and Paris.
mar 3
LEXANDRIA FOUNDRY, Steam-engline tslid
Machine Factory.-Iron, brass, and composition cast-
ings of every description, high and low pressure steam engines,
fire engines, sheet-iron boats, mill and tobacco screws, turning
lathes, bells of all sizes, letter copying presses, &c. or other ma-
chinery, executed promptly, and on the most favorable terms by
T. W. & R. C. SMITH,
The above have a very large assortment of patterns for mill and
othergearing, &c. Also, a variety of handsome patterns for cast-
iron railings, &c.
They have for sale-
One locomotive engine
One 20 horse high pressure engine
Two 8 horse do do
One 3 horse do do
All of which are completed, and will be sold very low if early
application is made. oct 3-1y
-'UI1)U TO TiIl NATIONAL. EXECUTIVE
X OFt FIUES, by Robert Mills, Architect Public Buildings,
containing engraved Diagrams, designating the several Executive
buildings, their relative positions, bureau and officers' rooms,and
also the coinmiltee rooms in the Capitol; price 60 cents. Just
published, 1841, and this day received for sale by
feb 12 F. TAYLOR.
-j 'Hht; INAUGiURATION MAKItiI.-Just received
I. at Stationers' Ball, the Grand Inauguration Mareh cosmpos
ed by Mr. Dielman, which was presented toand accepted by Gen.
W.H. HBrrison, and will be played by the Marine Band on the day
of the leaugmsation. Persons can be supplied with copies by ap-
plying as above.
mar 3 W. FISCHER.
NAUGURATION BALLo.--Subocribers and others will
please spply at Stationers' Hall for their tickets of adomission
to the Grand ltauguration Ball at the New Washington Assembly
Rooms, (late American Theatre.)
mar 3 W. FISCHER.
A CARDo)-The subscriber hias for rent, on Pennsylvania
avenue, opposite the Seven Builings, a two story brick
house, furnished in first-rate style, which he will rent either with
or without board. It is well calculated for a gentleman and family
who desire to spend several months in Washington, or who may
be preparing to go to housekeeping in an establishment of their
owe, and will be rented on the most m easonable terms.
He also has ready furnished rooms on 19ih street, suitable for
families or individuals, which will be let on accommodating terms.
A. FAVIER.
P. S--A. F. continues to send out dishes amid to execute orders
far parties as heretofore, feb 12--oaf
W~ AbV L.EYo NOVELS COMPLEi' E.--Parkes'
beautiful Boston edition of Waverley Novels, which have
been in course of publication for the last twio years, is just com-
pleted, and can be found at MORRISON'S, four doors west of
Brown's hotel.
Complete sets can be had at the subscription price, 25 cents pet
volume. mar 3
OMMI S10NE OF I)EEDS ,&c. FtOK THE
STATES OF MASSACHUSETTS, CONNEC-
TICUT,ANID NEW YORK.-Theri.J-ers.n..e ;vesno-
tice that, by appointment of the Executives .f I, i',i.i.- above


named, he has tie power of a Commissioner in the District of Co-
lumbia to take Ithe acknowledgment of deeds and administer oaths
to be useI or recorded in either of the said States.
liis office is in the west wing of the City Hall, Washington.
D. A. HALL,
jan 16-3tawtf Autorneyat Law.
P CAHONTAS, A Legettid, with histoical and tradi-
tionary notes, by Mrs. M. M. Webster. Contents.-The
Wife, thte Mother, Matoa's lament at her mother's grave, Matos,
a family sketch, Nantuquas, the exile, the return, the visit and
prophecy, -the captivity, the landing, Pocahontas's baptism, the
marriage and departure of Pocahontas, an unlooked-for adven-
ture, the embarkation and voyage, the conclusion, notes.
Just published and for sale at the Book and Stationery Store of
R. FARNHAM,
sept28 Between 9th and 10Oth streets, Penn.avenue.
Orphanls' Court, Washlington County, IDI)lstrict of Co-
lumbia, February 19, 1841.
SN the case of Samuel Stott, administrator of James Cole, de-
ceased, the administrator, with the approbation of the Or-
phans' Court, has appointed thie second Tuesday in April next for
the final settlement of said estate, and for payment and distribu-
tion under the Coutit's direction and control of the assets in said
administrator's hands to creditors and legal representatives of
said deceased, at which time the said creditors and legal repre-
senlativesare requested to attend: Provided a copy of this order be
published once a week for three weeks previous to said second
Tuesday in April next. EDWARD N. ROACH.
mar t4-w3w BRglter of Will,


A LBERI T LEH MAN & CO., Opticians, from Phil-
adelphia, respectfully inform the citizens of Washington
and its vicinity that they have opened a store in a room on Pnnayi-
vania avenue, between 3d and 4J streets, where they will offer for
sale Spectacles, with Gold, Silver, and Tortoise shell frames, with
new and improved assoitmentof Glasses of their own manufacture.
These Glasses are of the best kind for preserving and improving
the sight in continued reading and writing, whravein they do not tire
the eye, but strengthen and improve the vision. They are recom-
mended by the most celebrated Doctors and Professors.
Also, a new invention of Spectacles to discover objects at a dis-
tance or close at hand.
Also, Spy Glasses of every siz' and quality; Magnifying Glasses
of every description ; Microscopes wit, different magnifying pow-
ers, together with a variety of articles in the optical line not men
tioned
Optical and other Instruments and Glasses promptly and'care-
fully repaired on short notice.
They can always select Glasses to suit the sight of persons as soon
as they see them uroni first tiial. feb 22-eolm
F OR SALE OR LEASE.-That large and elegantly
finished house, with the lot on which it stands, situated at
the corner of C and 3d streets. Thie house hastwelve good rooms
in it, with fire-places, and some few smaller rooms without. A
large back building, between which and the main one is a private
stairway communicating wit lh both; an excellent kitchen, with a
well ol fine water, with a pump,justat the entrance intothe kitch-
en ; a beautiful back yard, enclosed with a brick wall 8 feet high,
containing fruit and shrubbery, with a fine stable, carriage and
stmuoke house, all in good order.
It is within a few minutes' walk of the Capitol, the City Hall,
and the Market-house, having a paved foot-walk all the way to
either, and possessing a full view of the railroad and tise cars as
they pass, corning in and going out, and not further than from 200
to 300 yarJs from the Depot.
Tihe subscriber will sell a great bargain in this property, and
give a reudit of one, two, and three years, for three-fourths of the
purchase money. He would prefer selling to leasing; but if any
good tenant will take it for four or five years, it will be disposed of
oun those terms, to be delivered on the 1st March next, and shall
be put in such order and repair as the lessee may desire.
Apply to the subscriber, living on the premises.
jan I I-tf- GARY SELDEN.
L ORD BACON'S W OIRKtS, Cheap.-A beautifuhhLon-
don edition in two large volumes of nearly 909 pages each,.
with engraved portrait, introductory essays, &c., is just imported
by F. 'TAYLORt directly front London. A few copiesonly for sale,
at the low price of ten dollars. jan 13
R. TAYLOR'S CELEBRATED BALSAM OF
D LIVERWORT, fir Consumptloni anid Lver
Complaltut.-F'ir the cure of these diseases no medicine can
equal Dr. 'Taylor's Balsam of Liverwort. Only look at the im-
mense multitude of the certificates of cures we have published-
cures this medicine has mads. when no other was of anyy use
Remember this is no quackery ; on the contrary, it is made by a
regular physician, who has spent twenty years in seeking a reinm-
edy for trut awful disease, consumption. This medicine is
supported by the whole Medical Faculty, to their eternal honor lie
it said. They throw aside prejudice and false practice, and own
publicly that this medicine alone can stay this deadly disease and
death. When such men as Drs. Rogers, Cheesman, Wilson, Au-
derson, Smnith, Hofftman, anid many others, who ornament their
profession, and honor society-when such men say )r. 'Taylor's
medicine is a certain remedy," who shall say no? No one. Let
the sick hope, then, for health, and use this vegetable remedy,
and they shall not hope in vain.

Wonderful cure of Consumption.-Altbough Di. Taylor's
Balsam of Liverwort has found hundreds of advocates, and has
produced so large a number of testimonials in its favor, I cannot
withhold my sniall meed of praise. BeDing predisposed to eon-
sumption, both by peculiar formation andt hereditary transmisa-
sion, I tried every means to cheek this disease, anid strengthen ai
naturally weak constitution. I spenout two years at Pisa, one in
Rome, two in Florence, and one in the south of France, seeking
meantime the advice of the best physicians. Two years since I
returned to this county y in about the same situation as when I left.
I had seen in tihe reading rooms in Europe much said in favor of
Dr. Taylor's Balsam of Liverwort, and as soon as I arrived in the
city of New York 1 used it, and in three months I was so well
that I concluded I could safely pass the winter here, and did so.
I have used an occasional bottle now and then during Ihe time,
but am now in as good health as is possible. My cough has wholly
ceased, and my lungs have every feeling of health. Dr. G. Snmih
and Dr. Post, of New York, were my physicians, and now say
they did believe mu incurable. J. PROUTY,
Western Hotel, Cuurtlandt street.
This medicine is sold geunine at 375 Broadway, New York,
and by J. P. MKEAN,
Successor to Lewis Johnson.
At his new Snuff, Tobacco, and Fancy Store, No. 11, east of
Gadsby's Hotel. feb 17-eolmo
bALA'IIMOUSlS I tl'JAI tnUItANUkfl IUMAIAN I,
JOHN J. DONALDSON, PReESIDNT,
NSURES LIVES forone or more years, r for life.

Rates for One Hundred Dollars.
Age. One year. Seventh years. For life.
25 1.00 1.12 2.04
30 1.31 1 36 2.36
35 1.36 1.53 2.75
40 1.69 1.83 3.20
45 1.91 1.96 3.73
50 1.96 2.09 4.60
55 2.32 3 21 6.78
60 4 35 4.91 7.00
GRANTS ANNUITIES.
Ratesfor One Hundred Dollars
60 years of age, 10.65 percent.
65 do. 12.27 do. per annum.
70 do. 14.19 do. S
SELLS ENDOWMENTS.
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 moneyon deposit,
paying interest semi-annually, or compounding it, and makes
all kinds of contracts in which life or the interest of money is in.
evolved. WILLIAM MURDOCK, Secretary.

AGENTS.
James H. Causten, City of Washington.
D)r. B. R. Wellford, Predericksburg, Virginia.
H. Baldwin, Richmond, Va.
D. Robertson, Norfolk, Va.
A.S. ridball, Winchester, Va. -
George Richards, Leesburg. Va. mar 1-ly
7l3U1 HI OtOGICAt.L COLLOQ.UIES$, or a Compem,-
l dium ot Christian Divinity, speculative and prac-
tical, founded on Scripture and reason, designed to aid heads of
families, young men about to enter the Ministry, and the young
of both sexes, in their efforts to obtain and communicate a knowl-
edge of true piety, by Thomas C. Thornton. For sale hby
W. M. MORRISON,
jan 22 4 doors west of Brown's Hotel.
PRINTING PAPER AND PRINTING INK may
always le had at the Wholesale and Retail Paper Ware-
house of R. FARNHAM, between 9th and 10thOL streets, Pennsyl-
sania avenue; who has for sale
500 reams 241 by 38 )
6500 reamns 24 by 34 PRINTING PAPER.
500 reams 22 by 32 )
knd all orders for paper of any size or quetity will be attended to
Orphans' Court, February 12, 1841.
District of Columbia, Washington county:
iT is, on this 12th day of February, 1841, ordered by the
I Court that letters of administration be granted to John Gor-
don on the estate of tHippohete Dumas, late of Wasbingorn coun-
ty, D. C deceased, unless caote to the contrary be shown on or
before Friday, thie 5th day of March next: Provided, A copy
of this order be published once a week for three successive
weeks in the National Iitelligencer previous to said 56h day of
March uext. NATH'L P. CAUSIN.
True copy. Test: ED. N. ROACH,
fi-b 13-ww3t Register of W'ills.
F AMILY BOARDING SCHOOL, 1 WIl/rON, FAsRFIEIiLD COUNTY, CONN.,
JAMES BETTS, Principal.-Tlme Principal of this school, who
has had an experience of five years in leaching, devotes iuis en-
tire attention to a number of pupils, not exceeding twenty, who
are expected to be undir twelve years of age when they are comn-
mitted to his care. The location ia pleasant ant healthful; being
about seven noiles from Norwalk, and fifty from the city of New
Yort, with which places it haes daily camuaunication by stages and
steamers. The pupils are all members of the family ofthe Prin-
cipal ; they board, lodge, and are instructed under thie same roof
with himself, and are ,.t all times under lis immediate supervi-
sion. The discipline of the school is mild and parental, such as its
peculiar character and thie age of its pupils naturally suggest.
Wile the Principal exacts implicit obedience, he at the same time
encourages his pupils to consider him as their friend as well as
their guide, and all hia requirements as having reference only to
their own ultimate good. Particular attention is paid to their ex-
ternal habits and deportment, as weul as mo their moral, mental,
social, and physic ml cuhlure. It is the great object of the school,
by patient, thorough, and effective instruction, to develop, strength-
en, and polish, in just proportion, the entire nature of the pupil.
All the various branches pertaining to a complete English and
mathematical education are taught. A teacher of vocal music is
engaged, at the expense of the Principal, to give instruction in
singing one evening every week during the winter term. Time
secholsastc year is divided into two sessions of 22 weeks each, com-
mencing on the first Mondays of November and May.
|TERMs.--For board, tuiuisn, washing, mending, fuel, lights,
towels, bed and bedding, $80 for winter, and $75 for summer ses-
sions, payubhe quarterly, in advance. Those who remain in vaca-
tion, are charged two-thirds the amountt per week required in
term time.


RvEnxENc s.-Rev. Jeremiah Day, S. T. D, LL. D., Presi-
dent, and Rev. Chauncey A. Goodrich, S T. D-, Benjamin Silli-
man, M. D., LL. D and Denison Olmsted, A. M Professors
of Yale College, Hawley Olmsted, Principal of the Grammar
School, New Haven, Rev. Samuel Whittlesey, Brick Church
Chapel, at the office of the Mother's Magazine, New York, and
Rev. E. C. Hutehinson, Alexandria, D. C.
mar 3-wtrnsylO
j ARM FOR RENT OR IjEASE.-Myrtle Grove
farm, situated near Port Tobacco, Charles county, Mary-
land.-This estate contains 1,800 acres of land, one-half of which
is in cultivation. The meadows are very extensive, and in fine
order, the late proprietor having designed to use this estate as a
grazing farm. It is well adapted to the growth of corn, wheat,
and rye, but especially for tobacco. The buildings on this estate
consist of a large and handsome mansion, mill, thrashing machine,
corn-houses, barracks, barns, tobacco-houses, granaries, hay-press,
and corn-mill, and every other out-house that can be useful. The
land and itt ..; ate all in excellent condition. It will bi leased
for a term of years to an approved tenant, with or without the
hands that are now employed in its cultivation. Bond with ap-
proved security will be required of the lessee for the performance
of his contract. Apply at ihe premises, wr by letter addressed to
ELIZABETH A. MITCHELL,
feb 15-2aw4w Near Port Tobacco, Chsrles co. Md.
LAW NOTICE.-The undersigned have connected them-
selves as partners in thIe practice of the law. They will
attend all the Courts held in Hamilton county, Ohio, and the Cir-
cuit and District Courts ef the United States at Columbus.
B STORER,
WM. KEY BOND.
CINCIFNsATI, (Ohio1) Sept, 1. 1840, Pept -12-oply


REV. rE t vt'ERT'S BITALM OP LIIE.-This is R. G. R. PH1LPS'S COMPOUND TOMATO
celebrated article, which, for the last two years, has proved JL. PILI9, the twe'alt.le re.. .-Ilv for diseases arising from
itself so valuable a remedy for Coughs, Colds, Consumption, 1tron- himpurities oi the Blood, IlycpepRos, 51crofalia, and all Chronicc lia-
chiis, Asthma, Whooping-cough, anid all diseases of the lungs and eases ; also a substitute forcalomnel as a cathartic in fevers and all&
windpipe, may now be had of druggists and merchants in most of bilious affections.
the towns in the Northern and Eastern States. These pills are no longer, if they ever were, amn-ng thosafe! -
Hoadley, Phelps, & Co. Wholesale Druggists, 142 Water at. doubtful utility. They have passed away from those that are daily '
New York, have been appointed general agents, and are prepared launched upon the title of experiment, and now stand before the \
to supply venders on the proprietor's best terms. Price $1 per Public as high in reputation, and extensively employed in all part \
bottle. A liberal discount miuade to venders, of the United States, the Canadae, and Texas, assany medicine eves'
From the Boston Medical Journal of Aug. 28, 1840. prepared for the relief t.f suffering man. They have been ex*'
The following is sn extract fiont an article in that paner on tensively prescribed by thle Medical Faculty wherever they hay
Morbus Laryngeus Concionatorum," or UBronchitis, by Frank been introduced ; and there are but few towns that cannot produce
H. Hamilton, M. I). Professor of Materia Medica and General Pa- some remarkable eases of their curative effects. Tile numenro, .
thology in Geneva Medical College: certificates which have been presented to the proprietor froe, pro-
"Time Rev. I. Covert's mixture, also now used so extensively fessional men erad others evince, in an extraordinary manner, the,
for this affection by clergymen, hbelongs to the same class of stim: .extensive applicability of this remedy in diseases generally. Pro-.
ulating expectoranta, being one of those lucky combinations of fessional men, and those of sedentary habits, loudly applaud their
medicinal agents which, while it promotes expectoration, does nt hygiene properties in obviating those evils incident to their oenu-
impair the tone of the stomach. Of this medicine we feel at lib- nation, and the want of exercise.
erty to speak, since its composition is not held from the profession, They are in general use as a family medicine, and there are
and we hope thi proprietor will soon see fit to give it to the Pub- thousands of faimiiies who declare they are never sati-sfied unless
lie. We venture to recomintnd it, therefore, having employed it they have a supply always on hand. They have no rival in curing
in our own ease, and in the cases of many others, with decided hbilious diseases, dyspepsia, liver complaints, sick-headach, jaun-
benefit." dice, rhrinmalism, heartburn, acid stomach, palpitation, loss of ap-
From the Auburn Conference and Family Recorder of Sep- petite, costiveness, &e.
tember 4 1839. Those persons liable to sore throat, swelling of the glands,
Covert's Balm of Life bids fuir to ran among the first ofspe- coughs, and other symptoms indicating scrofula, or consumption,
cities or mot cases of pulmonary disease. From having tested should take warning in season, and embrace a remedy which,
rifics for most cases of plmnonac~v disease. Froom having tested while it is searching out and eradicating disease, makes nodeduc-
its salutary tendency, and mome especially from the knowledge me f t ao o th y se
ihat it has won the confidence and received the recommendationIs ioons from the vital powers of thie system.
of many highly respectable medical gentlemen, scume of whom Recommendations from physicians in every variety of climate
are well known as the ornaments of their profession, we have no in the United States, Texas, and the Canadas, bear witness to the
hesitation in speaking well of it. We have reason to believe peculiar and potent effects of this medicine ; in fact, they are pre-
that it is employed in the practice of some of the most scientific scribed by physicians generally in preference to any other cathar-
ar.d judicious ol thie physicians of this place. The Rev. Mr. Co- tic and alternative medicine; and, having acquired an unprecedent-
vert, there inventor and proprietor of this valuable medicine, is a edl celebrity as an ANT1-D)YSPEPTIC and ANTI-BILIOUS
REMEDY-mind this reputation being fually sustained by the high,
respectable local minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church in cRMaerY-find this reputation being lly sustained y the high,
thisplace." character of its testimonials, and the increasing demand for the
The nature of thie composition of the'Rev. I. Covenrt's Balm of inedicine--it is only necessary hor the Proprietor to continue ue-
Life having been fully explained to the following medical gentle- caution, that the Public. may not mistake other medicines which
men, they have consented that they may be referred to as author- are introduced ans tomato preparations for the true COMPOUND,
ity foir its utility as an expectorant in those chronic cases of pul- OMATO PILLS.
mogary diseases in which that class of remedies is indicated : *** Iquire for PHELPS'S TOMATO PILLS, and be portiou,
I). M. Reese, M. D. Professor of the Theory and Practice of lacto observe that the label is signed G. R. PaL's, M. I. Prices
Medicine in the Albany Medical College. 371 cents.
J. M'Naughton, M. I). Professor of a nlUt,.,,, snl Physiology in G. R. PHELPS, M. D. Proprietor, Hartford, Connecticut;
the Pairfied Medical College. S PFor sale by most of the Druggists in the District of Colain,-
Mark Stevenson, M. D. New York city. bha, and by Merchants generally throughout the country.
Dr. M. M. Knight. nov30-eo4m
J. Mitchell, M. D. Philadelphia. "ARLEIY'S MAGAZINE FOR 184 boaultjd.-Also.
This certifies that, having examined the Rev. I. Covert's Balnm B the quarterly and single numbers, just received, and for sale
of Life in all its component parts, we do believe it tn be one of the at thie Bookstore of K. FAR NHAM,
best compounds for coughs, consumptions, chronic inflammations j h I between 9th arnd tih Strceus, Penn. avenue.
&c. of which we have any knowledge, and do most cordially re-
commend its use to all afflicted with the above named disease: B.EAUTIIFULLY BOUND 1& EMBELLISHED
Goruon Needham, MI. D. Onondaga; J. W. Daniels, M. D. and B Londons edltlons of the following Authors are juast
W.J. Lovejoy, M. D. SaUlina; E. Lawrence, M. D. Baldwinsville. opened and for sale by F. TAYLOR. Cowper's Poems, Young's
The following, flomw the Rev. L. Halsey, 1). D1). Professor of Ec- Night Thoughts, Bacon's Eisays, Goldsmith' Essays, Goldsmith's
elesiassical History, &c. in the Auburn Theological Seminary, has Poems, Thomson's Seasons, Gray's Poems, Lady otf tlis Lake,
just been received : Maruion, Campbell's Poems, Litiab s Rosamund Gray, Lamb's
A N THEOLOGICALS INA, MARCH 9,1840. Adventures of Ulysses, Beatlie's Minstrel, Gems from Ame, ican
Rev. I. COVERT.-MYO DtA SIRm: In eerence to yourdH 9, 180. Poets Gregory's Legacy, Rasselas, Scott's Ballads, Chapone's
iciRe,.I. Coiti r.-Mv DsAR Stuht: In h eaereonce t your mad- Letters, Warwick's Spare Minutes, Hemens, Lewis's Tales of
iciue, I deem it my duty to state that I had for a long limo been af- Wonder, Chtarles Lamb's Tales from Shakpecare, Elizabeth,
flirted with a chronic bronchitis andl its usual accompaniments, Woner' Charles Lamb'M Tales from Shan persr Elizbeth,
and was induced to try your preparation, on the assurance from WMilton, Rogers, Sterne, Spensre, Ossiaouthey, Wordsworth, CoeriPodge,.
medical men that it contained no hazardous ingredients. The re- Mlto, Rgery suernei o pedtns ourhey, Cruly s Briish Pees.
suit has been the allaying febrile irritations and the gradual resto- Also, very superior editions of ShakpeBre, Byron, GibHol,-
ration of healthy functions to the throat, so that 1 am enabled to t ine, Smollet, Robertson, Bacon, Burie, Ben Jonson, Claren,
return to the labors of the desk. I think th medicine entitled don, Burnett Godwin, and other standard authors handsomely
to tho attention of all persons similarly afflicted, hunmd; all fur sale at unusually lw pries., dec 26
"Yours truly, LUfHER HALSEY." ALR4lUND THE WOtRLD;a Natrativeofa Voyagein,
The following-named individuals have alsogiven theirtestimony the East India Squadron, under Comnmnodore George C.
in favor of the medicine, whose certificates, together with many Read; by an Officer in thie United States Navy, in 2 vols.
others, may be seen by application to any of the agents : Just published and for sale at thie Stationery store of R. PARN-
Rev. Isaac Stone, Lysander, N. Y.; Dr. Jose1ph T Pitney, Dr. HAM, between 9th and lOthstrees, @Pennsylvania Avenue.
E. Humphreys, N. Weaver, NM D. Auburn, N. Y ; Rev. T. Stow,
Elbridge, N. Y; J. 0. Slhinman, M D, Fayetteville; C. D). Town- SAPENSER'S POETICAL WORKS, with inutroduc-
scnd, NM D, Albany i; A.H. Newcomb, M D, Salina; Dr. Avery kZ tory observations on the Faerie Queene, and notes, by tbe
J. Skilton, Troy; Rev. I. Hopkiss, Auburn, N. Y; Rev. D. editor, first American edition, 5 vols. ; also, the Works of Elnmuand
Moore, Aurelins, N. Y; Rev. H. Bannister, Cazenovia, N. Y, Burke, in 9 vols. Are for sale by
Win. Morris, M D, Utica, N. Y; R. Glover, M Du, N. Y. City; W. M. MORRISON,
John Wilson, M Lt, Albany; R Kirby, M D, N. Y. City; A. jan 4 '4 doors west of Brown's Hotel:
Streeter, M D, anid L. Streeter, M D, Troy, N. Y; Dr. T. S. Bar---at -------- ---
ret, N. Y; Francis J Oliver, Esq. Boston. A NUT at WASHINUTOR.--JAMbEb UAUl-
This medicine may be had of most of the Druggists in the Dis.- TEN,(late of Baltimore,) having made this city his perma-
trictnf Columbia, and generally throughout the country, where nent residence, will undertake, with hisaccustomed zealand dil-
the circulars in reference to it may be had gratis, igence,the settlement of claims generally; and more particularly
nov 27-ceo4mo claims before Congress, against the United States, or the several
noe2-eir~otO.e.f.th- .17 n s- ..oc- a, f !*. --_..


M UtRAY'S FLUID MAGNESIA.-The following
official report of its merits is founded upon twenty years'
experience by Dr. Coming, Inspector of Army Hospitals, commu-
nicated to the discoverer, Sir James Murray:
"The Solution of Magnesia is found particularly beneficial as a
pleasing sedative and aperient, in all cases of Irritalien orAcid-
ity of the Stomach, particularly during pregnancy, febrile com-
plaints, infantile disorders, or sea-sickuess.
An ounce or two of the Solution speedily removes heartburn,
acid eructations, sourness, or irregular digestions of females and
2hitdre ni.
In the Army and 'avy,it has been found tocompose the stom-
ach in a few minutes, after any excess or hard drinking.
The Solution is of itself an agreeable aperient, but its laxative
properties can be much augmented bv taking with it, or directly
afier it, a little lemon juice mixed with sugar and water, or even
Cream of Tartar Tea; in this manner a very agreeable efervescent
draught can be safely taken at any time during fever or thiist.
"i The antiseptic qualities of this Solution, owing toa the presence
of so much carbonic acid, have been fiund very valuable in putrid
and other fevers. As a lotion for the mouth, it sweetens the breath,
and thie Magnesia clears time teeth from tartar.
For preventing the evolution or deposition of Uric Acid, in
gout or gravel, the efficacy of the dissolved Magnesia was long
since authenticated by Dra. M'Donnell and Richardson, and Sir
James Murray.
The Solution has almost invariably succeeded in removing
the fits, spasms, headaches, and gastric coughs to which deli-
cate persons are subject from acids and cruaities of the stomach
and bowels."

Extract from the Medico- Chirurgical Review for April, 1829,
edited by Dr. JAots JoHiasoN, Physician-extraordinary to the late
King, &c. &c. :
Pellucid Solution ef Magnesia.-This veryuseful and ele-
gant preparation we have been trying for some months, as an Ape-
rient ant-acid in dyspeptic complaints, attended with acidity and
constipation, and with very great benefit. It has the advantage
over common Magnesia in being dissolved, andtherefore not liable
to accumulate in thie bowels. It is decidedly superior to Soda or
Potash, on account of its saperient quality, and of its having no ten-
dency to reduction of ltiesh and strength, which the two carbonates
above mentioned certainly tend to, when long continued and taken
in considerable quantities. We hope Sir James Murray, the dis-
coverer of the process for preparing this medicine, will take the
trouble to make it more generally accessible to the public in this
metropolis, there being only one ortwoauthorized agents here."

Sir HtUMPHRYa DAVY testified that this Solution forms soluble
combinations with uric acid salts in cases ofgout and gravel,there-
by counteracting their injurious tendency when other alkalies and
even Magnesia itself had failed. For sale at
aug 31- TODD'S Drug stote.
FmWEEDIE'S LIBRARY OF PRACTICALME-
SDICINE, now in course of publication, edited by Alex-
ander Tweedie, may be procured at the Baokstore of F. TAY-
LOR. Vol. 1 contains Dissertations on Fevers, Inflammation,
Cutaneous Diseases, &c. by Doctors Symonds, Allison, ChriNti-
son, Schedel, Lacoek, Gregory, Burrows, and Shiapter. Vol. 2
contains Dissertations on Nervous Diseases, by Doctors Hope,
Prichard, Bennet, Tayhlor, Thomson, and Tweedie, edited by W.
W. Gerhard, M. D. of Philadelphia. The other volume will be
for sale as soon as published, by
nov 27 F. TAYLOR.
PRINCIPLES OF' STATISTICAL INQUIRY,
as illustrated in proposals far uniting an examination into
the resources ofthe United States with the census to be taken in
1840, by Archibald Russell. Also, an Historical Account of Mas-
sachusetts Currency, by Joseph B. Pelt. Are for sale by WV. M.
MORRISON, 4dooiswest of Brown's Hotel. dec 14
RYANT'S SELECTIONS P'ROM THE AME-
RICAN POETS, 1 volume, price 80 cents, just publish-
ed and this day received by F. TAYLOR. Also, Halleck's Se-
lections from the British Poets, 2 volumes, price 61. General
Armstrong's Notices of the Late War, 2 vols. Around the World,
being a Narrative of tie Voyage of the East IndiaSquadron under
Conmmodore Read, 2 vols. Chris ian Ballads, 1 vol. Ensenore,
a Poem, I vol. jan 1
OFFMAN'S COURSE OF LEGAL STUDY,
in two volumes octavo, price for the set $5, in calf binding.
An additional supply this day received fior sale by F. TAYLOR,
of the Course of Legal Study, addressed to students and the pro-
fession generally, by David Hoffman; second edition, re-written
and much enlarged, jan I
N AVY REGISTER of the coimmnissioed and warrant
S officers of the Navy of the United States, including officers
of the Marine Corps, for 1841, printed by order of the Secretary
of the Navy, in compliance with a resolution of the Senate of the
United States of December 13, 1815, is just published and fur sale
by W.M. MORRISON,
jan 8 4 doors west of Brown's Hotel.
I NHE RENUNCIATION, a romancee, by Miss Burney,
J- Travels to the City of th, Caliphs, by Lieut. Welsted ;
Visits to Remarkable Places-old halls, battle-fields, and scenes
illustrative ef striking passages in English history and poetry, by
Win. Howitt, 2 vols.; The Rural Life of England, by Win. How-
itt; also, a new s-ipply of Quodlibet.
Just received by F. TAYLOR,
dec 28 Immediately east of Gadsby's.
ONFESSIONS OF HARRY LORREQCUER,
- with numerous illustrations, by Phiz. A further supply is
just received, and for sale by W. M. MORRISON, 4 doors west
of Brown's Hotel. nov 30
aEW NOVELS.,-The Renunciation, a romance of pri-
vate life, by Miss Burney, in 2 volumes; Travels to the
City of the Caliphs, along the shores of the Persian Gulf and
the Mediterranean, including a voyage 'o the coast of Arabia and
a tour on the island of Scotra, by J. R. Weisted, Esq. F. R. S.
F. R. A. S. &c. &c. author of Travels in Arabia, in 2 volumes;
ate just published and for sale by


W. M. MORRISON,
4Ao- -r ors or D -'. Hm .


eu uiitJiUunts tuereof, anu ueor e any Board ot Commissioners that
may be raised for the adjustment of spoliation or other claims.
He has now in charge the entire class arising oat of French spo-
liations prior tothe year 1800; with reference to which, in addition
to a mass of documented mind proofs in his possession, he has ac-
cess to those in the archivesofthe Government.
Claimants and pensioners on the Navy fund,&c. bountylands,
return duties, &e. c. and those requiring life insurance, can
have their business promptly attended to by letter, (postpaid,)
and thus relieve themselves from an expensive and inconvenient
personal attendance.
Havingobtained a commission of Notary Public, he is prepared
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 onfdsd to his
care ; and that, to enable him to render his services and fat&Ritia
more efficacious, he has become familiar with all the lmsaed
office.
Office on F street, near the new Treasury Building.
feb 26-
Ataa, l~ra~ulta 5it Sms Aosts-sat 55*51 55 U ciatat ~Sftttma~ut
OFficus-No. 136 Baltimore street, Baltimore; and Wall
street, New Yark.
AoENcy-Pennsylvania Avenue, between Fuller's Hotel and
he Treasury Department, W'ashih,gi -m, iv.
CAPITAL PA li I I I I,,,,,trro.
PATRICK MACAULAY, President, Baltimore.
JOHN DUER, Vice President, New York.
I ONEY received daily on deposit, on which interest will be
allowed, payable semi-annually. The Company also In-
sures lives, grants annuities, sells endowments, and *,eats
trusts.
Of the rates ofinsurance ofpl0o on a single life.
ANNUAL PREMIUM.
Age. year. 7years. For life. Age. 1 year. 7yeeas. Forli.'e.
14 72 86 1 63 38 1 48 1 70 3 0#
Is 77 88 1 66 39 157 1 76 3 11
t6 84 90 1 62 40 169 1 83 3 20
17 86 91 1 665 41 178 1 88 a at
18 89 92 1 69 42 185 1 89 8 4
19 90 94 1 73 43 189 1 92 5 51
20 91 95 1 77 44 190 1 94 1 63
21 92 97 1 C2 46 1 91 1 96 3 73
22 94 99 1 88 46 192 1 98 3 87
23 97 1 03 1 93 47 193 1 99 4 01
24 99 1 07 1 98 48 194 2 02 417
26 1 00 1 12 2.04 49 195 2 04 449
26 1 07 1 17 2 11 50 196 2 09 460
27 1 12 1 23 2 17 51 197 2 20 4 75
28 1 20 1 28 2 24 62 2 02 2 37 490
29 1 26 1 35 2 31 53 2 10 2 59 524
30 1 31 1 36 2 36 54 2 18 2 89 549
31 1 82 1 42 2 43 55 2 32 3 21 578
32 1 33 1 46 2 50 56 2 47 3 56 f05
33 1 34 1 48 2 57 67 2 70 4 20 627
34 1 35 1 50 2 64 b8 3 14 4 31 6 60
35 1 36 1 63 2 76 69 38 67 4 63 6 7&
36 1 39 15 67 2 81 60 4 35 4 91 7 00
37 1 43 1 63 2 90
Applications, post paid, may be addressed to PATRICK
MACAULAY, EsFq., Pre-idea,,, Baltimore; or MORRIS ROB-
I'S'ON, %', Vce PrmesJen, New York; to which immediate
ster,'.mn jAll .e pa;d.
Appr.a-anfirs may also t,e rna-'!c personally, or by letter, post
pn,,,. .FKPANCI, A.Iil'. KINS, Es.. Ageni I.,r the Company In
'. f.n) I V.t.s1eTON. His oiTie- 1i on Pennsylvania Ave-
nue,between Fuller's Hotel and 15th street, ap 23-dly


TN OTICE.-The.right hand halves of the follnaing described
L bills of the Bank of the United States, Philadelphia, were
enclosed in a letter addressed to the subscribers and dep,.-ited in
the pnst office, Washington, on or about the 29th Ul-cember,
1840, by the Hon. W. S. Fulton, and have not come to hand ; all
persons are cautioned against receiving the same. "
810 letter A No. 33,834 $10 letter C No. 46,788
$10 letter C 34,127 Do 23,343
Do A 32,685 Do 31,293
Do 10,573 Do 43,737
Do 21,711 Do 34,692
Do 43,738 Do 10,167
Do 36,1s7 Do 684
Do 33,463 Do D 33,834
Do 43,737 Do 23,167
Do B 33,884 Do 33,835
Do 31l,267 Do 33,853
Do 20,477 B ,M1109
Do 17,276 Do 43,736
Do 13,760 Do E 48,606
Do 43.736 Do G 50,489
Do 33,164 Do 49,120
Do 28,429 $820 letter A 5,461
Do C 131 Do C 38,120
Do 33,834 Do 6.184


All the above named bills signed, for J. Cowperthwalt, Cashier,
S. MASON.
810 letter A No. 9,402 810 letter C 11,043
Do 18,166 Do 17,516
Do 15,153 Do D 17,375
Do 8,644 Do 14,005
Do 4,038 Do 9,137
Do 15,428 820 letter D 7,469
Db 16,100 Do 1,566
Do B 16,9156
All the last above specified bills signed, for S. Jaudon, Cashier,
S. MASON. -
Also, the left hand halves of the following :
810 letter A, No. 32,625; date, Dee. 1, 1838.
810 letter A, No. 3,383; date, June 1, 1838.
Signed, for N. Biddle, Preaident, G. W. PAIRMAN.
E. & C. ROBBINS & CO.
jan 25-w3m No. 134, Pearl street, New York.


dec 28 4-do.,,swe si t,,iolBwn iotel. F-IFTY DOLLARS REWARD.-My negro woman,
"MPROVED MOVEABLE BINDERS. forkeeping A CAMILLA DENT, went off on the night of the 9th Peb-
in a book-like form newspapers, pamphlets, letters, music, ruary, leaving behind her an-infant. She is nearly black, about
or any papers which should be kept in regular order, manufactur- 23 years old, well made, with full face, quite likely and genteel
ed by Win. Mann. Patent secured. For sale wholesale and re- in her appearance; her front teeth somewhat decayed on the
tail at the bookstore of R. FARNIHAM, sides, leaving a space between them. She is about 6 feet or3
dec 14 between 9th and 10th streets, Penn. av inches high, is a good seamstress endbhonse servant. I purchased
ENT'S COMMENTARI ES, seduced to Q her upwards of three years since, of George H. Keerl, eq. Bal-
U tis ad Answers, by Judge Kinne, second edition, timore, with whom she resided a number of ears, and was raised
enlarged and improved; the whole complete in I volume t by the late Thea. Mundell, Esq. near Piscatasay, in this county.
mended by Chancehlor Kent. I will give the above reward for her ahppe ireh ns if t.beyend
mended b iy hanellor K'ent.ithe limits of Prince Genrn. f'- .,MuntRf or D,-trnci of Colnunt.ls, snd
Also, Blackrstone's Commentaries, reduced to Questions and 30if in tsid county or [D reio, muaptn delisaye see or comait-
Aeswers, by the same writer, second edition, also complete inaone meet "toiai sothtyig t eri aaipny
volume.met to jail so that I get her again.
Just published and this dayreceived for saleby N.B. Camilla took a great vaniomy of clothing with her; I
jan 13 F. TAYLOR. only recollect a black atuff and a hia,:k calico draes, uwih red
spots, a plaid blanket shawl, and airiw hboinnct black m.d white
i''FHE AMERICAN ALMANAC' ufr 1841, am 'he striped. ff. C. SCOTr,
,2 Repuaiory of Utsefuml Knowle.dge, i for sale by %.V M. f)R-
RISON, 4 doors west of imown's liotel. dee 14 fob l-wfIw Uro


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