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WASHINGTON: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1841.


No. 8928


.PUBLISIhED) BY GALES & SEATON.
TERMS.
DAILY PAPE-R-$10 a year-S1 a month for any shorter time.
COUsTaY PAPi--$S a year-$4 for six months.
PAYABLE IN ADVANCE.

WASHINGTON AND ALEXANDRIA BOAT.
E. ~Trips of the steamboat JOSEPH
JOHNSON duringthe week termin-
et - - 6-asting on Sunday evening next, Oc-
tober 3, viz.
Leave Alexandria at 8 and 10 o'clock A. M.
and 3 and 5 P.M.
Leave Washington at Sand II A.M.
anId 4 and 1 P.M.
She will also make a daily trip between Alexandria and George-
town, leaving Alexandria at 12 o'clock M. and Georgetown, re-
turning, at 1 o'clock P. M.
sept 27-6t IGNATIUS ALLEN, Captain.
FOt NEW YORK-Regular Lline.-Packet
schooner ALEXANDRIA, H. Lewis, master, will
sail on Wednesday, the 29th instant. For freight
or passage apply on board, or to
FP. & A. H. DODGE,
sept 27-3t Georgetown.
AI'ATHAWAY'S PATENT HOT-AIR COOKING
.STOVES, or atll cooking purposes, is inferior to no
stove now in uise; and the oven, for baking bread, pastry, cakes,
&c. and for cooking meats, is not excelled, if equalled, by any
ptoeve ever invented-all sides thereof being heated to the same
degree. The fuel required, when compared with othem stoves, is
very small in quantity. I is perfectly simple in construction.
These stoves are in use in most of the public antd a large num-
her of the private houses in Boston, Charlestown, Rochester, and
neighboring towns.
4 few of them will be in the District of Columbia in a short
t.me for sale.
One can now be seen at the warehouse of
sep 21-dat&w3w W. T. COMPTON, Georgetown.
C AUTION.-The Public are here'y cautioned against ne-
..gotia'ing a note drawn oy Charles H. Locker in the name
1pf the late firm of Brooks & Locker, and endorsed by the same,
payable to ourselves, as said note was not given for the business
of the late firm, and does not appear on their boeslis. The above
note is dated May lst, and payable six months afterdate. And the
Public are likewise cautioned against receiving or negotiating any
notes or drafts ofthe late firm unless the name of the firm has been
signed by Chatncey Brooks, or they know that the paper has
been given for the legitimate business of the late firm.
CHAPNCEY BROOKS.
Baltimore Sept. 17, 1841. sept 21-7t
SPEECHES OF GEOlRGE CANNING, in one vol.
octavo, full hound in leather, 583 pages; containing, also,
extracts from his writings. Price $150-published at $3. For
Brle, a few copies only to close a consignment, by
aug 18 F.TAYLOR.
E t I.II:.'ll{' El ,,r lirh (ntr-larl lali: i a ,l,....-

ceived for sale by P. TAYLOR, urfor circulation from the Waver-
ley Circulating Library.
Also, Humphrey's Clock and the Old Curisity Shop; cheap
edition, with engravings, price 7i cents. sept 27
JEW MUSIC.-Just received the following pieces ot new
.Nl music, at the old established store, Ewo doors east of the
City Post Offie. W. FISCHER.
SoNts -Tihe tiger conches in the wood, by Bishop. My
pweeb Dorabella, from Mooart's opera ofCoei Tan Totti, by Phil-
lips. Carrier bird, a duett, by Bruce. Lord, remember David,
by Handel. Oh, Ljrd I I have wandered, by Knight. Fly away,
tormenting love, by 3. Parry. Be but the same, by George Lie-
ley, Esq. Oh! return that happier day, by Knight. Sympathy,
by Haydn. I II laugh and sing my cares away. Summer night,.
by Ranford. Poor Tom Dowling, written, I., ll.t..1,n. rrI,.-..t %
Davy. The celebrated melodies of the Ri .,, i na,,, .:.r..-..%r,
of the Alpine horn, (sailor boy' .r. ili ;i-. r's grand march and
quick step, the sweetheart, the n,llil, ': -1...
WALTZESs.-Verbena waltz, by Beehoven. Willow waltz.
Home, as a waltz. Columbia waltz, by Hews. Miss Oshoine's
waltz.
The celebrated Cracovlenne quick step. Volunteers' quick
stop, composed (and dedicated to the officers and members of the
Washington Temperance Volunteers) by J. W. B. sept 27
1JIPEAP FRENCIH BOOKS,-Ju t received by P.
,.J TAYLOR, imported by ,,.... Jir. .'t ion Paris, and for
sale at a very limited advance upon the Paris prices. Gdil Blas,
6 small vols. Racine, 2 vols. Molie e, 4 voIs. Corneille, 2vols.
Piron, I vol. Ie Sage, Theatre, I vol. La Rochefoucautld, Max-
imnes, I vol. Poesies de Malherbe, I vol. Caracteres de la Bru-
yere, I vol. (Euvrcs de Beaumarchais, 1 vol. Boilcau, I vol.
Pascal, les Provineiales, I vol. Monteequieu, Esprit de@ Lois, 2
vols. Romans dv Voltaire, 2 vols. La Harge, ivres Choisiers,
1 vol.; de Laurin, I1 vol. Oraisons Funebres do Fletcher, Masca-
ran, Bourdalone, aritd Masillon, I vol. Oraisons Funebires de Bos-
suet, 1 vol. Bossuet, Discours our l'Histoire Universelie, 1 vol.
Revolutions de Portugal, par Vertot, I vol. Revolutions de Suede
par Yertot 1 vol. Revolutions Romaines par Vertot, 2 vols. Mn-
tesquieu, Grandeur des Romaines, 1 vol. Voltaire-Hi. toire de
Louis XIV, et de Louis XV. 3 vols.; Histoire de Russie, 1 vol.;
Histoire de Charles XII. 1 vol ; Gonsalve de Cordone, par Pio
rian, 1 vol.'; Le Diable Boiteanui r 1. 1, I vol. Rousseau-
Confessions, 2 vols.; Nouvelle H. 1 ,.:, '* I. ; Fables de la Fon-
taine, I vol. Telemaque, I vol. Reynard, 3 vols. Paul et Vir-
ginie, 1 vol. Voltaire-Dialogues, 2 vols.; Poems, I vol.; Epi-
tres, 1 vol ; Cbnt s en Vers, I v,,I.; Histeire du Parlement de
Paris, 1 vol.; ILa Henriade, 1 vol.; Theatre de la Fontaine, 1 vol.;
CEuvres Posthuiime de Montesquieu, 2 vols. Lettres Persannes par
Montesquieu, 2 vola. Petit Careme di Masillon, I vol. Corrinne
par Mine. de Stael, 2 vols. De l'Allemagne par de Stael, 2 vols.
Voyage en Orient par Lamaitine. Dictionaire Philosophique de
Voltaire, 8 vols. And many ethers too numerous for the limits
of an advertisement, sept 27
W A .X F t a tL ND Ct)'IrD O N TRAI)E WvITH
J C^ CS'<. | (I.- F h...i ". 1,,, .i)tton trade between
England and the Uo.ni.. I i .1. .., i...r,: pro forma accounts
on tolton purchased in the principal markets of the Union and
shipped to liverpool; with "rabies showing tire cost of cotton at
Liverpool, and the nett proceeds of Liverpool quotations, and cal-
culations of exchange operations between New York and the
South, and between London and the United States, by I. P. Entz.
Just published and for sale at the bookstore of
R. FARNH AM,
july 5 Between 9th and 10th sts. Penn. av.
[HRENCH LETTER PAPER.-J stunpacked by F.
1A TAYLOR, three different kinds, imported by himself direct
from Paris, anti will be found by those using the Metallic Pen
very much superior to any writing paner before brought to this
market. For sale at a price not exceeding that of the best Ame-
rican made paper. Those using the Metallic Pen are invited to
call and make trial of it, or to send for samples. sept 17
VN EGIIt),3 WANTE1 D.-Cash andthe highest inarke
l prices will be paid for any number of likely young negroes
of t...h .: i t/ f, l;r... n 1 .*,, .:1. ti.i- :r..1.,.1..1." t ll u.ii i, ,r .i ca-
t l ".. ,.] I .... ,Ih ,5 j l Ii II..1,1e..* "t I ,1 i l i,,* i I \ 1 U li, ,l h -' jik -
lin & Co.,westend of DukettreetAlexandria,I). C.,willmeet
with prompt attention.
iilvS2-2weo& tawdry ('FOR(',F BPKPHART
jINFIELI)'S HISTORY OF PHIIILOSOPHY,
ALUd from the earliest periods, by William Enfield, LL. D.-a
new edition, the whole complete in one volume. London, 1840.
Just imported-a few copies only-by
july 21 P. TAYLOR.
AMES'S N`W NO)VEL.-The Ancient Regime, a
tale by G. P. R James, Esq. author of 'The Gipsey, The
Bobber, Cos de Leon. &c. is this day received, ani fr sale by
W. M. MORRISON,
a ig 23 Four doers west of Br win's Hotel.
L'.I- '-. I- l- I '1l.t.llIht a.. i IF. .A II
fl\K AVIM('l rE1 b3 J.,ne-. I!, Iran, .,1 Ilic tah-i-
lugtohl Bar.-A few copies of the above work |ust received,
and fer sale at the Bookstore of R. FARNHAM,
sept 3 B,.tween 9th and 10th streets, Petn. avenue.
"l EW Bt)OKS.--Life and Literary Remains of L. E. L.,
LI by Laman Blanchard, in 2 volumes. Ella V., or the July
Pour, by one of the Party. Also, Nos. 7 and 8 Chas. O'Malley;
arid No. 8 Barnaby Rudge, are this day published and for sale by
W. W. MORRISON,
june 30 Four doors wese of Bro ,n's.
L ECTURES ON G'.t)lOGY, Number 4, translat-
ed fr-im the German of Leonhbrd, and edited by Professor
P. Hall, is just published, and for sale, together with the previous
niumiere, by F. TAYLOR. Price 50 conts each. sept 8
DARLEY'S MAGAZINE FOi SEP TEMBIER,
single end quarter numbers, just received, ansi for sa'e at
the Book and Stationery Store of R. FARNHAM, between 9th
and 10-h streets, Pennsylvania avenue, sept 24
ULIIAN, SCENES IN JUDEA, by tire author
of Letters from Pilmyra and Rome. Just published end for
sale at the Bookstore of R. FARNHAM,
sept 24 between 9thI anrd 10th streets, Penn. av.
NE HUNDRED REAMS ENVELOP'E PA-
PER.--Just received at the Stationery Store of R.
PAKNHAM, between 9 h and 10th s'reets, Pennsylvania avenue,
100 reams of superior Envelope Paper, extra quality, a most ex-
cellent article; also, a great variety of large Writing Papers,
and Cap and Letter, which will be sold at unusually low prices,
and warranted ihe best in the market. sept 24
AINTSS, 01IS,.&c.
P5 barrels Linseed Oil
200 keg-' While Lead
Spirits Turpentine, Varnishes, Window Glass, all sizes
With a -.neral assortment of Brushes, Tools, and Painters' Co-


lore, &c., to day received and for sale low for cash by
sept 23-eo3t J. P. CALLAN.
F R ENCtI INSTRUCTIOt)N.-Mr.PiOTRKOWALEWsKi
having returned to tihe city, offer his services as a coilpe.-
tent instructor of the French language, and wil be happy to wait
on any families, or single persons, who may favor him with flieir
S.,',. .. .. *-,t h, t I otte I It.p.ir. '.. mi V be d- sired. His terms are
vir3 7. 1,, r F ', i-n- ir.,r an.-..,,i .i tir.:v hereferstoallthose
gentlemen in whose families hie has heretofore given instruction,
and among them has permission ts name the Hon. Mr. Benton,
of the SenateMr. Matthrew St. Clair Clarke, Gen. Weightman,
and Mr. Seaton ; also Mr. Hallowell, of the Alenandria Boarding.
school, Miss (. English, Georgetown, Joseph S. Wilson, Esq. of
Washington. sept 20-eo6t


jNOR NEW ORLEANS, the coppered and copper fas- | ~ -Ci.ENFI ELD HIGH SCHOOL FOR YOUNG l OR RENT.-The subscriber offers fr e his commo-
X' toend brig ANGORA, to sail oil the 15th of Oetober. I T|A) P TeT%e dltiiinaer R ENT.-h< sublacriber offers for rent his commo-
Ltenerbtig ANGORA, no vail onm the t5ihr of October. I LADI)ES.-TThe Trustees oi this Institution, after a per -1 ioun ai- pleasant h-ouse situated in Franklin How. This
Persons wishing to ship will please make early applicati, to sonal acquaintance f more than two years with thie Principal, house has attachedtoita.. t ,u -, i house,
Captain Smith on board, or to George Kephimrt, D e street, Rev L. L. Langstrotlh, and with his success in teaching, are ab" e a pump of excellent water ., ,. -, 1 -.., .,-. o,.. er con-
Aleantdrta. WM. =MITH, to add their melshmony to the high recommendations which were ventence required by a family. For further information inquire
sept 16-eoi ts Captain. furnished him from various .,r .,, .o. others, by the Profes- ef the subscriber on the premises.
OTOMAC StrI Il.E.-T- .-,.I-_ i-., r-f .- eon of An over It-I .u. .I ., ..,, ... I the Faculty of Yale sept8-eolmu ANTHONY PRESTON.
proposals until the 25lh of October next, for the supply of college. As a scholar he sustains an elevated rank, and as a A PRESTON.
P proposals untihltire 261h of October next, for the erslyo 'IYOf tale i sitrsgadthoroughipossessing thee hapipiest ~ -b ifrda
Colg.A11shlrh u1tiea lvae ak ndte~'. L 1, eofeeda public sale, on the premises, if ntpe
446,700 feet of pine timber, thire growth of Virginia or Maryland, teacer lie is interesting and though, possessing the happiest be oered at public sale, o n the premises, if not pre-
121,000 feet to be deliveredthis fall. The dimensions of the limber qualifications for exerting an elevating influence on the mind and v tushv disposed of at private sale, on Monday, the 4th
will vary fiom 14 by 14 to 12 by 12, and of various lengths, par- heart of the young. Having been a Tutor in Yale College, and day of Oclftober next, my farmi called Burgundy, lying within half
tiular bills of which will be furnished the contractor it must be having also been much engaged in the instruction of Young La- a mile of Rockville, Montgomery county, and containing upwards
ticularhlls of which will he furnieled the contractoritmimerbeh n s e ng of six hundred acres, more than halfof which is well wooded.
of the best quality, hewn or sawed square, and delivered at the dies, he has had ample opportunity for acquiring experience in The situation is remarkably salubrious, the soil well adapted to
bridge, or at such places in its vicinity as the Engineer may di- the business of teaching. He is assisted in ihe various depart- gtho weark ba o, c s w it pri
rect, and be subject to his inspection. m ents of instruction by Ladies who have devoted much time to ofe gt ofpurest wheat, er. It will be sold &c.ntire or in lots to suit pngur-
Twenty per cent. will be retained of the value of such portion siminilar pursuits. While ire exercises a constant supervision over e ps atr. It will e sold entire, or in lots to suit pur-
of thire timber as shall have been delivered, which per centage lie whol- system of instruction, he devotes the greater portion of caers.
shall be paid oa the fulfilment of the contract, or forfeited on a e'ery day to his school-the higher branches in Mathematics, in Se os, which will be liberal, to be made known on the doy of
failure of the eonnractors. Ancient ILanguages and Philosophy, being under his sole care. e Ps to be given n the st ofJanuary, 18.
Persons desirous to bid for the above Timber will be furnished r'losoe who remain in the school a sufficient length of time will be Fi further information application to be made to Henry Har-
with a particular bill of lengths, &c. upon application to the sub- carried through a systematic course of study, and furnished with ding or S. Stosef eet, Enquire, residing in Rockville, who will
scriber in person, or by letter (post paid) at Georgetown, D. C. tlre opportunity of making, substantially, the same acquisitions as how a plat ifthe lui WILLIAM LEE,
WM. ITl'fRNhLUil, are embraced in a Collegiate education. Weed wood, Knoxville P. 0. Frederick county, Md.
Major Topographical Engineers. Instruction will be given in French by a native teacher of supe- sept 18-dts
sept 16-dl10t&eotOct.25 i "r '*i"1 ,; -r.., u-.i. will reside in the family, and converse in W C. H l 'ATA,' Colpper, Leecher, aid Bleeder
|Ti,.' T,.; .-,;,r. \l] ,.-r:., ,. it. rr. e -. .t ," r r P. r, n 1 ', 1 .. -. Tihe Institution is strictly a fair y school, has received a large supply of prime Swedish and
S...r: t.1.,P ...... \,,. M, % ,.., I., ,.,, .,. the number of borders bing limited to twenty-five, wtnich en- Spanish Leches, warranted fresh, and lately iml.orted. Physi-
11. r, ..,1 ,. i. i- .,1.1 ,,. .... ,, |, ,,a h.., tiles tie Principal and hes lady to exorcise a constantand paren- cianes in the country can be supplied at the shortest notice.
tal supervision over each .-, ,I Mrs. CHOATE will attend to those Ladies who may prefer her
AN ELEGANT RESIDENCE IN THE CITY OF Tire VillageofGreenficld isone of the mostbeautiful and salu. services. Good reference given if required.
BAIaTIMORIE FORl SALE. brious in thire valley of the Connecticut, and is distant only oue Residemuce on B, near 3d street, and Jae. Young, jr., Druggist,
B HE subscriber, being about to change his residence and day's journey from nBoston, Albany, anid New York, with each of Pennsylvania avenue., ep 17--eol
M. pursuits in life, offers ( for sale tha beautiful spot well which cities there is daily communication. It contains places of F U-NR&-HUGHES, Station-ersPeblishers,
known by the name of BELVIDERE. For the information of religious worship for Trinitanrian and Unuitarian Congregationalists, gl S Bo A ts o1, Jonshe
persons who do not live in Baltimore, it may he pr-per to state Episcopalians, and Methodists, at either of which there puils can nu General Bn o k Agents, No 1e John street.
that it is within sight and ten minutes walk of Barnum's Hotel, attend, asdireted bytheir parents. ew York, and Na. 1, Fayetttil street, Raleigh, North
which ia in the centre of the city. Thire grounds around the house The building is elegant andspacious, and surrounded by exien- Carolina, -"' It-,, ri o Domestic Books, Stationery, &ac. Book
have been l(id off into lots, andl amount to about seven acres, a ive anti ornament, l pleasure grounds, which offer unusualinduce- i It-I -. -.1 .., ,1., rious forms, with neatness and despatch,
part of which instill covered with the primitive oaks of the coun- imeents to invigorating exercise in the open air. The situation is i1 -.,,:
try. Onie-lhalf of tie city is in view from thire large and beautiful believed to be iunsurposse l by anry other in New England. The 1 1 1 *r,, -, New York, N. B. Huglhes, Raleigh.
portico in front of the hou.;e, although not near enough to produce Trustees feel assured that this schod Iaffords unusual facilities fior Agency for Beekwith's Pills at New York. june 12-w3m
any inconvenience. A paved street comes to the enclosure, with- a thorough and accomplished education, combining the solid and hj EW BOO)KS.-Lives of Eminent Men of Italy-Dlantce
in one hundred yards of the 1....- i,.r. ,n easy and conveni- useful with the polite and ornamental. They have marked it A in- .- Petrareh, Boccaccio, Machiavelli, Galliloe, Lorenzo de Me-
ent communication with the -1, ail l ...-of the year. The fluenice on their own daughters, in cultivating habits of thought diel, Tasso, Guiarini, Vittoria Colorma, Goldoni &ac. &c.--in two
dwelling itoelt is erected of the best material and in thire best and appliclion, atI, 1 ;-. .]- i;,.. their minds to the highest and volumes, by Montgomery, Mrs, F.-i- ... i Sir David Brewster.
possible manner, being large and commodious, with two wings, noblest objects of -... r1.1 (it.u would therefore comnme.nd it to The Secretary of Machiavelli, it..'-. - .." Florence, in 2 vols.
one of which is occupied by servants, as a kitchen, &c. The parents and guardians es a school to which they may commit by McCarthy. BArnaby Rulge, No. 11, with illustrations.
commanding eminence upon which the house is situated enables their children and wards with entire confidence. There are two Just published, and for sale by F. TAYLOR, or for circulation
the eye of the spectator to look over the city, and include within terms in a year, of twenty-two weeks each, and two vacations of to tihe subscribers to the Waverley Circulating Library. aug 9
the range of vision the harbor, river, and part of the Chesapeake four weeks each. E- -ayg nanvyuu
IIEW NtOVEI.-The Marrying Man, a novel, by the au-
Bay. The next term will commence on the second Wednesday of NL thor of Cousin Geoffrey, in 2 vols. Also, Numbher 9
ft may safely be said that there cannot be found within the November. Circulars containing terms, 6;e. will be furnished on Barnae Budge, are just receive and for sale by N.H. MOR
United States a more elegant residence, uniting so thoroughly the application to the Principal or to either t tile Trustees. rnb Ruge r eo just receiBed and for sale y W. M. MOR-
advantages of town and country, or more suitable for the accom- GEORGE G4ENNELL, JR. RISEN fourdcors west of Brown's Hotel. july 9
modatiomn ofa gentleman oftaste. Its salubrity is equal to its beau- DANIEL WELLS, W1EBSTER'S I-)ii,,i Iltl.lnar3,-let,, i lrti., n,
ty. The rapid growth of thie city in that direction renders the ANSEL PHELPS, wV 1811h.-This day received for sale by F. TAYLOR,
property a fair subject of speculation apart from is value as a FRANKLIN RIPLEY, complete in one largo octavo volume, containing every original
residence. I NATH'L E. RUSSELL, word of the two volume copy, abridging only some of the more
Any further information will tue given upon application to GEORGE T. DAVIS, lengthy definitions and commentaries which the larger copy con-
sept 21-9tB. .C. HOWARD, Baltimore. SAMUEl, WA-;HBURtN, taini. Pull bound i 1 leather, i eautifiully printed. Price 84 50.
RUSTEIE'S SAIr.-By virtue of a decree of the Tustes Grcenfild Mss. ACII T EES.- The sutl scriber haus for arle 2,000
Court of Chancery of M!. I ,...I, i'%.. cause of Walter REFERENCES. pe e aI trees of the finest grafted fruit of all the different
Smith, complainant ,..;.-, I.i, i t i ,t..in and William H, RIan. Osmyn Baker, M. C., Massachusetts. kinda that he has sold in the Centre market this season.
Cassady, defendants, I l,..u offer at auction, on the 12th day of Rev. Chiarles Bliss. Persons desirous of purchasing can see specimens of thie ftuit
October next, at 12 o'clock M. at the dwelling house on the premu Rev. Dr. Hawley, of Washington, D. C. at my stall in the new market.
ines, all that part of tihe tract of land called Springfield, in Mont- M. St. Clair Clarke, EIq- do. do. The trees will bIe packed in thie most careful manner, and for
gomery county, Muryland, with the appurtenances, lately in thie L. H. Machen, Esq. do. do. warded to any part of the country at the proper season.
occupancy of said Denham. The said part of tract is disitant ahoul sept 18-w2t&sm2t For further information inquire filites and Brother, G street,
two uilee from Darnestown and as far from Seneca Mills, and OR SALE, a second hand Barouche, brass mounted, with between 6th and 7th street-.
fronts on the main roiead leading from those mills to Mount Plea- I lamps, double doors, and haninso, calculated for one or two sept 13-eotol THOMAS BATES.
meant. It contains 2671 acres of land, more or less, including a horses. It may be had low for cash, or in exchange for any kind ,~J~GB WHITING PAPEHS.-Bud n's, B ter's,
valuable body of timber and other wood. The land is of fair f goods of soall bulk. Apply at Dr. Sothoron's apotheeari store. i.. -G IlsTIG PAPEubds-HP ntb s Btlernw
quality and very improva!,le, is well watered, and unde.- t-he ne- jor Hofflman's Coach-shop, Georgetown. sept ,wtf """ s, lubbard' s, Pla ner & Smth's blue and wh te
-essary enclosure for cultivation, and has on it a comfortable dwel-M". medium, demy, flio post, ro al, super ro all nud o her writing
lint house, out-hoises, &c. ANTED, a nurse, to attend to a ",uung child. A slave ianers, which will ibe sold at millpri.'es. Also, 11 other citter
The terms of sle are, one-fourth of the purchase money to e i would sc preferred, A,;-'y at the office of the National and tool cap papers, and warranted as hood as can b- found in
paid in huand, and the remainder in three equal yearly payments, intelligancer. sept 15 -df this or any their mtarkut, and upon as good terms.
with interest on the whole amount, payable half-yearly from th, t]) a'- -- ri Is], 6- -o.-,tei R. FARNHAM.
day ofsale; to be secured by thie purchaser's bond, with a sutmanufacturerty ,, o80- t frm une we21ityBd No. tween 9th an 10th streets, Pen. av.
ar sureties to be approved by me ; and, on the r.' ; of the ea nd paque, a very uerior quil TNIVERSITY OFMA YLAND.-FACULTYO
_le by the court and payment s, t ce a a o a v s q U PHYSIC.-Lectures in this Institution counience the first
will, by a good deed, t.n pyented ad whole purchase money 1 R. FARNHAM, Stationer,
soil, by.ii good dygd, t" a 3w h l s s'.day in'September.hThe extension of the ternt, to six months
totlawe.-- t 1 --v.....-1 ,; - 11n -lvtl netn tiea'nedtie n a e


- .-*... .vey 10 mue purcnaser or purchasers, and tis, her or their
heirs, at his, her or their cost and request, the property to him,
her, or them sold, free, clear, and discharged from al! claims of tihe
-oomplamantor of the defendants, and those claiming by, from or
under them o any of them. If the terms of sale he not corn-
plied with in three days, I reserve the right to re- sell at auction,
it the risk and cost of the former purchaser or purchasers, for
cash, after one week's previous advertisement in any convenient
newspaper.
sept21l-3taw3w CLEMENT COX, Trustee.
.'N t' -.N' i i" I**lu. t o iL.R l.I) AN 1)
*'ilt It itlIitIl.i ( H111 It 1 Im I.e. '. t
Auction, in the city of Bailtin-ore, by HOFFMANS & CO.-
On WEDNE'D\Y, the 13th day of October next, at 10 o'clock
A. M., to be continued froito day to day unfil the whole is sold, at
the warehouse ofJ. L. M. Smith, No. 21, South street, Baltimore,
Ae wil sell hin entire and extensive stock iu old and very choice
bottled and demijiohned Wines and Spirits, consisting of-
36,000 bottles Madeiras, Sherries, Port, &c.
337 demijohns of Madeira and Sherry
210 do superior old Blrandy, Spirits, Gin, &c., toge-
ther with
85 butts, lhogsheoads, quarter and half quarter casks of Ma-
deira and Sherry Wines.
All of which will be particularly enumerated in catalogues
hereafter.
Mr. Smith's long residence in Madeira previous to his estab-
lishing himself in Baltimore, more than twenty years ago, aflforded
hin, a knowledge of the moat celebrated estates upon the Island,
romr which his Madeiras have all been selected, and accucmula
ting for many years. He therefmr-e can with confidence assert
tihat the quality of the major part can only be equalled by the
private stocks of the old established houses in Madeira.
Thie Sherries, Port, Brandy, &c. are all of superior quality, and
his own importations from the most respectable houses.
As thie delicate health of the proprietor prevents his attention
to business, and obliges himn to retire to a milder climate during
intumnn andr winter, the sale will be positive.
A portion of Mr. Suiith's private sto,'k will also be added to the
sale. HOPFMANS & CO., Auctioneers.
Cutiln-inus may be had on and after the 20th instant, and the
I. -,ii.- L-.: arranged for examination on the Monday previous
to the sale. sept 6-dts
NOTICE.-I am instructed by the honorable thie Circuit
l Court of thie District of Columbia for thie county ofWashing-
ton to advertise a fine Lepine Gold Watch, four holed jowelled,
with gold chain and key. This watch was found in possession of
a person who was arrested ( n the 4th Marhi last, at the Presi-
dente s House, as a pickpocket, and is supposed to have been
stolen. Should any one have lost such an article, they will please
apply atthisiffice. ALEXANDER HIUNTER,
july 5-dtf Mirshal of the IDistrict ofColumbia.
A NNUALS FOR 1842.-The Rose, or Affection's
Gift, edited by Emilyi Marslhall, illustrated with ten highly
finished engravings. The Violet, a Christmas and New Year's
Gift, with eight '. : eiu illustrations from engravings on steel.
Just received .h-rm sale at the Bookstore of
It. FARNHAM,
sept 13 Penn. iv. between 9th and 10th ste.
S IFE OF EMANUEL SWEDENBORG,by U.
L F. Barrelt.--This volume gives a general account of the
i... i philosopher of the last century, and also extracts fi om so-
S. ..I his principal works, by which a correct outline of the
author and his writings may be known. Just published, and for
sale at the Book-storeof i. FARNHAM, Penn. Avenue, between
9th and 10th streets. sept 22
aNIMAL MIIAGNEISM, just published and this day
i received for sale by F. TAY LOR.
FACES IS MESMERISM, with reasons for a dispassionate
inquiry into it. by thie Rev. Ch;auncy Hare Townsirend, A. M.
late of Trinity Haill, Cambridge, I vohnlume.
DWIGHT'S HISTORY OF CONNECTICUT, front its first
settlement to the present time, I volume.
MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF THE JAPANESE, in the
nineteenth century, from accounts of recent Dutch Residents in
Japan, and from the German work of Dr. Von Siebold, being the
132d volume of Harper's Family Library. sept 22
IiEN 'i'HOUSAND A YEAR COMPLETE ).-
a The 6th and last volume of Ten Thousand a year, just re-
ceived and for sale at MORRISON'S, fuur doors west of Brown's
Hotel.
Also, a cheap edition o0 James's last work, Ancient Regime, at
621 cena, just half the price of the Ist edition, sept 3
. AXUHANGt tiHOTAt:L, itaUltlmure.-Tlie subscriber,
A ever desirous to meet thie wishes of the travelling contumu-
nity, has now the pleasure of informing his friends that he hIas
added about fifty new and airy rooms to his hotel, which he trusts
will enable him to accommodate all who may patronize his house.
From the encouragement lie has received, and from a determine
tion to meet thie views (as f-ar as possible) of his friends, he flatters
himself that old friends will continue, and new ones be indtueced to
ive himn a trial. Its near approximation to the Railroad Depots
ind the several steamboats, the large, airy, and well ventilated
apartments, and healthy location, make it a desirable p ace for
Southern as well as Northern travellers. Respectfully,
JOSEPH JEWETT,
july l0f--2taw3m Proprietor.
ISTORY OF GREECEfrum thee irlliest times,
published by the British Society for thIe diffouion of useful
knowledge, in 1 volume octavo, London edition, 288 closely print-
ed p,',,- Price $t 25.
GHR. ErrF, historical and Descriptive, by C. Wordsworth, D.
D. I volume, containing nearly 400 engravings beautifully exe-
cited. London, 1839. Price $1t. Just imported by
sept 3 F. TAYLOR.
HINA, O.UEENSWARE, AND GLASS.-RO-
BERT H. MILLER has inrported, per shiips Gen. Wash-
ington, direct, and Peruvian, via Baltimore, 131 packages of Chi-
na and Earthenware.
And has on hand, and will receive from time to time. his usual
supplies of cut, pressed, and plain Glassoare, in great variety.
Stoneware of exelle-nt quality, Alexandria manufacture
Pipes, English and German
Window-glass of all sizes, in hal boxes
Astral, Mantel, Student's, and Wall Lamps
Girandolee and Gandelabres with cut drops
A further enumeration of the articles in his line is unnecessa-
ry, as his assortment is and shall be equal to any demand upon it.
Alexandria, sept 16-eo4w


(' IIAlLEUNGEB BLACKING.-W. FISCHER is the
1s i. ,-nt for the District for Mason's unequalled and inim-
ihable h-ru .: kn.,... Storekeepers and others furnished at the facto-
ry prices, aug 16
U*T PUBLISHED) andforsale by W. M. MORRISON.
four doors west of Brown's Hotel, Observations rn the Poli-
tical character and services of President Tyler and his Cabinet,
by a native of Maryland. sep 17
L AWS relating to the Public LEands-FPor sale by P.
TAYLOR, in two votlunes ; containing, alao, the instrur-
tuons issued from time to time from thie Treasury Departmentand
General Land Office, with indicial decisions, and official opinions
-f thie Attosneys-Genexatl on questions arising unrider the Land
laws. VWith engraved plates, maps, surveys, Indian reservations,
&c. &c. Prepared by the order of, and for the use of, Govern-
mnent. A few copies only for sale by P. Tayhlor. auna 6
SllS IS To GIVE NO ICE that the subscriber ha,
obtained from the Orphans' Court of %.1..... :-..- county
in the District of Columbia, letters of administration on the per-
sonal estate of Charles Noyes, late of Washington county, de-
ceased..;it ,.: ,.i.,i-s--u-s - - .I ..in .1in,. V
wournerlt--f- 5.1 n t.1 1 % 1iiit. -..I- 'r 1. .m 1,1.- mini-
-riber, on or before the 14th day of September next; they may
otherwise, by law, be excluded from all benefit ofsaid estate.
Given under my hand this 14th day of September, 1841.
WILLIAM NOYES,
sept 16-w3w Administrator.
A)IAN(OS, PIANOS.-The celebrated Pianos of E. N.
-- Scherr, of Philadelphia, are now obtained direct from h;s
nanufaectury, one of which may be sepn at Miss Hanson's hoard-
ing house, Pennsylvania avenue, third door from 7th street, south
tide, where those desirous of supplying themselves with a most:
I-rsirahle article of the kinI will please apply. These being tihe
;!ost superior Pianos in the Union, all who wish to purchase are
respeetfiully invited to call and examine them before purchasing
elsewhere.
Among several of these Piarnos are two which have been re-
cently purchased for the President's House. aung 19-eol mn
NtAPIER'S PENINSULA 'WAR.-Just published
.L and for saln by W. M MORRISON, 4 doors west of
Brown's Hotel, the History of the War in the Peninsula and in
thie South of France, from the year 1807 to the year 1814, by W,
F. P. Napier, C. B Colonel H. P. 43d regiment, member of the
Royal Swedish Academy of Military Sciencee, from thie 4th edi-
tion, complete in 4 vols. 8vo., with 55 fie - ,-i n:'.,
Law and L-awyers i or Sketches and EIii.. ru.... i Legal His-
Story and Biography, in 2 vols; Critical and Miscellaneous Wri-
tings of Sir Edward Lytton Bulwer, author of "Peiham," the
D Disowned," &eC.; also, The Pic-Nic Pdpers, edited by Boz.
sept 90
if OUISVILLE MEDICAL INSTITUT'E.-The
I-" Lectures in this institution will eomonence on the first Mon-
day in November, and continue until the last day of Fesuruary.
During the session, instruction will be given oun the various bran-
ches of Medicine u as follows :
Anatomy-By JEDEDIAH COBsB, M. D.
Institutes of Medicine and Medical Jurisprudence-By CoHARLS
CALDWELL, M. ).
Theory and Practice of Medicine-By JOHN E. COOKE, M. ).
Survu7av-Bv SAMUEL I). GROSS, M. D.
OC .. i .. ...I sthe Diseases of Women and Children-By HEN-
RY MILLEn, M. D1)
Matenia Medicso and Medical Botany-By CHARLES W. SHORT,
M. ).
Chemistry and Pharmacy-By ,LUNSFORD P. YANDELL, M. 1)D.
Clinical Medicine and Pathological Anatomy- By DANIEL
DRAKE, M.D.
Thes lee for tiho entire course is $120, the ticket of each Profes-
Ror being $1S5; the Matriculation and Library ticket is $5; tire
Grand atin fee is $20. The Professors will receive the paper of
good and solvent banks of the States in which pupils reside in pay-
meat for their tickets, but thie Matriculation and Graduation fees
must hc paid in par money. The dissecting ticket is $10, which
the student mnay take or omit at his option. B .,.;,. including
lodging, fuel, and light, can be obtained at 3 t.-- I week, the
former sumn having been paid by the largest number of pupils last
session. HENRY MILLER, M. D.,
aug 5-cp Dean of the Faculty.
Orphans' Court ot Prince George's county, set.
Sep ember 14, 1841.
RDERED by the Court, that Thomas B. Craufud and
David Craufurd, administrators of David CraufurI, deceased,
give notice to the deceased's creditors to exhibit their claims, pro-
perly authenticated, ,fi.-r t:;.;n ;\ -.v. k ... -1 in the Marlboro'
Gazette and NationasI Ins. i i.. i. r
Test: P. CHEW, Reg. of Wills.

N TOTICE.--In I 'r--u'rW i7he above orderiwe hereby give
L notice that we have obtained from tihe Orphanms' Court of
Prine-c George's county, Maryland, letters o f administration on the
personal estate of David Craufrurd, late of said county, deceased.
Alt persons having claims against the said deceased are hereby
notified to exhibit the same, with the proper vouchers attached
thereto, to the subscribers, on or before the 16th day of March
next; they will otherwise by law be excluded iromn all benefit of
said estate. All persons indebted to the deceased are also re-
quested to make immediate payment to the subcribers.
THOSE. B. CRatUFURD,
DAVID CRAUFURD,
sep 18-6w Administrators of David Craururd.
GU E A N ) F EV E H CUR ED.-Rowand's Tonic Mix-
ture never fails to cure the ague and fever. In any case in
which it is taken according to the directions, and does not cure,
the price ($1 25 per bottle) will be refunded. Thie genuine arti
rle may be had of the subscriber, who will show thousands of cer-
tifieutes ofiu efficacy, at his drug store, corner of E and Seventh
streets.
septt23-eo3t J. F. CALLAN.
N JRM h -L.AH A%1 -HIlN4;I, 1 ,--1 % A.,1~ ..
m that fine tract of land, known as a part of the Brentwood
estate, frointing on Boundary street, between the eastern termina-
tion of L,andl M streets north, consisting of 100 acres. It is ad-
mirably calculated for a private residence, and from its proximity
to thie city is available as a market garden, as a dairy, or for the
culture of hay. It has a valuable body of oak and hickory of 12
or 1500 cords, lying immediately on the railroad. A long credit
would be given, on good security, if desired.
PFor terms apply to J. PARLEY,
aug 30-eotf No. 3 Franklin Row.


being f iPi lreu by Lthe present istateO 1 tMeicine, tilit andhav ing met
swith universal approbation, the course will be prolonged to March
1st. The innovation being recent, only four months' attendance
will, for the present, be required. The course will be complete
to those who enter November 1st to 10th. Clinical Lectures as
usual in Baluimore Infirmary.
NATH. POTTER, M. D Professor of Theory and Practice of
Medicine.
RICHARD W. HALL, M. D., Professor of Hygiene, Medical
Jurisprudence, ands Obstetrics.
SAMUEL G. BAKER, M. D., Professorof Materia Medic a and
Fihcrapeuties.
WILLIAM E. A. AIKIN, M. D., Professor of Chemistry.
NATHAN R. SMITH, M. D,., Professor of Surgery and Lec-
turev on Anatonmy.
ALEXANDER C. ROBINSON, M. D., Assistant Lecturer or
Anatomy.
tine 28-2aw4in N. R. SMITH, Dean.
U NI 141t IriO tF- I" %n .jk I, %i \ I. Me.I t..l
i)epartment.--Session 1i-11-'42.- 't1ihe Lectures
will conumence on Monday the Ist of November, and be continued,
under the following arrangement, to thie middle of March ensu-
ing:
Practice and Theory of Medicine-By NATHANIEL CHAPMAN,
M. 1).
C ,,.-i. -1Pn P -a,.- r HARE, M. ).
-.arP-.. -- i u I-t M GIBSON, M. D
I.-f . -I. I,. ME. HORNER, M.D.
institutes of Medicine-By SAMUEL JACKSON, M. D.
Maiteria Medica arlnd Pharmacy-Hy GEORGE B WOOD, M. D.
Obstetrics nrd tile Diseases of Women and Children-By HUGH
L. HODGE, M D.
Clinical Lectures on Medicine-By WV. W. GERHASD, M. D.,
And Clinical Lectureson Surgery-By Drs GIBSON & HORNER,
will be delivered at the Ph-ladelphi Il-ospital, (Blbckley.) S'u
aents are also adtnitted to the Clinical Instruction at the Pennsyl-
vania Hospital, in the city. W. K. HORNER,
Deant of the Medical Faculty, 263 Chesnut street, Phil.
a-mg 30-3tawtNovl5
NIFTY DOLLARS REWARD.-Ran awayfrom her
I' owner, in this city, on Thursday, the 12th of thIe present
month, neoro woman LAURA. Said negro woman is about the
medium size, 19 years of age, of a light black complexion, low
forehead, sm-ll eves, round face, small breasts, and has remark-
ably large feet and ankles: she alo lisps a little, particularly
when embarrassed by questions. She is an accomplished housemaid
andseamstress, and will probably change her name, and endea-
ear to get employment in that line. She has a aauntin Georgetown
belonging to Mr Henry Mat bews, anid another relation living
with Mr. Berry of that place. She also lias many acquaintances
in .. .1
Ti.- -- --- ward will be given for her apprehension if taken
beyond the limits of the District of Columnbia ; or twenty-five dol-
lars if taken within the District and delivered to thie subscriber
in WV-hin--'n T. C. WILSON,
'*ma 2 I I Constable.
r TREASURYY OFI KNOWLEDGE ANI) COM-
.PL PETE LIBRARY OF I REFERENCE, in 2
vols. of eleven hundred pages each, just received by P. TAY-
LOR, for sale, in full leather binding, at $3 75 cents for the set,
(published at 6 dollars.) It contains a complete Gazetteer, a Chro-
nological and Historical Dicetionary, Law Dictionary, Classical
Dictionary, a Dictionary of i.. Fi..;l, i l.nguige, an English
Grammar, a Dictionary of V. -- ., ,u.,, and Quuotations in
general use from the Lutin, French, Italian and Spanish Lan-
guages, with their Translitions ini -.u... .-.. -, .. IM.imsi
and Proveribs of all countries, r. I i. i, r. I I i ., in of
Science and Arts, a Biographical I' .' ,,,. -, i 'leer
useful information, arranged for immediate reference, too exten-
sive to be named within tire limits of an advertisement, A few
copies onle received, aug 9
W ILSON'S FRENCIH AND ENGLISH DIC-
TIONARY, containing full explanations, definitions,
.... -,n., n proverbs, terms of art and science, and rules
r .,.,- .. o in each language, by the Rev. Joseph Wiluon,
late professor of Fcench in St. Gregory's College. Also, a Clas-
sical Dictionary, containing an account of thie principal proper
names mentioned in ancient authors, and intended to elucidate all
the imnportont points connected with thie geography, history, biog-
raphy, mythology, and fine arts of the Greeks and Romans, to-
gather with a aecommnt of coins, weights, and measures, with tab-
us r values of tie same, by Charles Anthn, L L. D, are for sale
by W. M. MOR-RISON, 4 doors west of Brown's Htel
NNUALS I'FO IR'S-2.-Just publMi.edandr for sale a
MORRISON'S, four doors west of Brown's Hotel, the
Gift fur 1842, with eight beautiful steel engravings. Also, the
Violet, a beautiful present for young persons, with eight beautiful
illustrations from steel engravings, sept 3
ALIUAIILE VIRGINIA LA-N )S FAIR SALE.-
V One thousand and fifty acres, situated in the county of
Orange, Va. about four miles from Barboursville, and nine from
the court-house, on tire road .I-.i. from (he latter place, and by
tie former to Charlottesville. I u,- is part of there estate of the
late Col. Macon, kInown as Somerse', and is believed t e )he ne of
the most desirable and valuable estates in that beautiful and
fertile country, having all the advantages of there finest society.
The view from thIe I .. it ,i -, ., one of thie most magnificent
mountain prospecltis .i- '..It Tit. improvements are excellent,
and on a large scale, but having been long in the hands of ten-
l-its, tre somewhat out of repair. They consist of a very large
b -ick house with four rooms, cdlsets, passage, &c. on each flor ;
a largu barn, kitchen, and sunoke-house and an exoellhnn well of
water in the yard, besides many good springs. It is believed that
an outlay of 2,000 will put the buildings in despite order, and
ii, 1 i.- w;ii it, m b-a worth more than is atked fur the estate.
it,. ... Fr. m i.1 -Xf 100 acres in clover, and about 60 of meadow
land.
Also, i u .. ;...-- l -indred acres in the county of Goochland,
within :,h r., r.t,' --, of Columbia and the Jaunmes river and
Kanawha canal. About 1200 or 1500 acres of this trct is in wood,
and most of it excellent tobacco land; and the limber, u,.; ,' i
oi pine, various kinds ofoak, &c. &c. is ofgr, at value. It.- ,re
more than 100 acres of creek flit and good meadow land.,
It is seldom that such opportunities for t I.-.,,..- .,. afforded.
For terms, &e. apply to Hon. Thomas %V% .ih-..r, in person,
now at Washington, or by letter to Charlottesville; to Win. Kin-
ney, Staunion; or John Thompson, jr. Amherst Court-house, Va.
aug 14-3m


JOSIAH J. CROSBY & J. S. JONES,
A-TTORNEYS AND COUNSELLORS AT LAW,
aug 18-wlycp Montgomery county, Texas


PUBLIC WORKS OF THEUNITED STATES.
Just published, and (br sale by W. M. MORRISON, four
doors west of Brown's Hotel, Reports, Specifications, and Esti-
mates of Public Works in the United States of America, compris-
ing the Philadelphia Gas Works, Re-ervoir Diam across the Swa-
tara, Twin Locks on the S.huylkill Canal, Delaware Breakwater,
Philadelphia Water Works, Dam ani Louk on the Sandy end
Beaver Canal, Dam on the James River and Kanawha Canal, Vir-
ginia Locks of eight feetlift on the same, Aqueductsacross Rivan-
na river and Byrd creek, on tihe same ; Superstructure, &c. of
Farm bridges, on the same; Lock-gates and Mitre sills. Edited
by Win. Strickland, architect and civil engineer, Edward H. Gill,
civil engineer, Henry R. Camphelli civil engineer. sept 1


BARGAINS I BARGAINS! IBARGAINS I-We
have jist received a large assortment of new and fashion-
able DRY GOODS, consisting in part of-
5 pieces wool dyed black and blue black cloths
5 do invisible green cloth
4 do Polish do
3 do olive do
3 do brown do
3 do light mixed cloth
5 do blue cloth
4 do extra diamond weaver cloth
4 do plain black and blue black cloth
5 do wool-dyed cassimeres, black and blue black
10 do fancy colors, do
6 do light and dark blue cassimeres
3 do light drab caseimerea
7 do London tweed cassimeres
60 do cassinets, all shades arrd qualities, very cheap
4 do Mydolly tweeds, for pantaloons, do
20 do Cashmere vestings
10 do merino do
10 do chene do
A large assortment of blankets, all sizes and qualities
5 pieces cut velvet vestings
5 do black and blue-black silk velvets
Purchasers will do well to call and examine our stock before
[. I,.., ; i,, sewhere.
"- :-- WALL & SASSCER.
Ir have elso just received a good assortment of Silks and
SMoussehluts d Laines, viz.
5 pieces black Italian tustring silks
5 do blue black ponl tde sale silks
4 do striped do do
4 do plain and figured do do
4 do light striped do do
4 do plain do do do
4 do silk serge
Also, 20 do changeable chene mousseline de laine silks
20 do figured good quality silks
15 do plain do do
10 do striped silks, for second mourning
10 da plaid silks, fancy colors
4 do plain black silks
1 dozen fancy worsted shawls
4 do 3-4 plaid shawls, silk
4j do 6-4 do do
I do embroidered shawls, silk
1 do broche do do
3 pieces Caroline plaid, for dresses
3 do Victoria da do
10 do Earlston ginghamsds
30 do London prints
14 do 4-4 chintz calicoes, 311 cents
I ease new style do 12i do
1 set new style plaid ribbons, 1 set satin ribbons
Also, a good assortment of figured and plain flannels, all widths
and qualities ; corded and Marseilles skirts.
sept 27-2t WALL & SASSCER.
P1ILOT CLOTHS, &e.-Just received-
6 pieces pilot cloths
20 do French merinoes
20 do English do
20 do bomrasins, all qualhies
50 do penitentiary plaids
40 do hard times do
50 do 5 4 sheeting cottons
2 cases 5.4 shirting do
1 bale 3-4 brown do
I case 4 4 shirting do 6 cen*
I do twilled do 121 do
1 do brown twilled do
13 dozen lambs' wool vestings
15 do do pants
Also, 10 piece 3 ingrain carpeting, very cheap
5 do rag Ido do
4 do Venituan do do
50 large Brussels rug, WALL & S-SSCER.
RIis LI ,N- EN?, &c.-Just received-
bO pieces Irish linens, all qualities
6 do 12-4 table diaper do
50 do Russia diaper do
10 do Huckaback diaper do
20 do brown Hollands do
A good assortment silk and cotton hosiery, linen cam'ric hand-
kerchiefs, (hemstitched anti plain,) gentlemen's silk handker-
,hiefs, guim elastic suspenders, ladies and gentlemen's gloves,
(silk a d kid.) All of the absove named articles will be sold cheap
for cash. [sept 27-2t] WALL & SAS9SEgt.
~ AND F)OR SALE.-The subscriber offers at private
.A sale a large tract of Land lying in Prince George's county,
Maryland, about ten miles from Washington and eight miles
(i-,o Alexandria. Tihe r,,ile from rWashington to Nottine-
liia, froIn Alextrndria to Uppor Marlborough and Nottingnam,
!rom Upper Marlborouah to Piscataway, and many others, pass
lurougi this tract, which has been r. .. r., ...I t divided
-uto small farms of two hundred ur..t iir.. .,.....: '-es each.
A portion of this tract consists of very valuable timber and wood
I ind, not more than five or six miles f om Upper Marlborough,
t.....: tie estates ofR. D. Sawaoll oand Richard West, Esquires.
... i ... i will be soll very low, and on a credit offrone one to ten
years, upon tihe purchasergiving satisfactory security.
Any application, maitre in person or by letter, to the subscriber,
near HBladensburg, or to John Calveit, Esq., residing at Mount
tiry, w thin two miles of the land, will be pirumptly attended to;
rd thire Innd will be shown to any one disposed to p-urchasef, ly
.lohn Calvert, Etq.
june 16-2awtf CHARLES B. CALVERT.
J(I N R. ST. JO)0HN, it petitioner for the benefit of tire
insolvent law, is not John M. St. John, ma -ter armuorer, U. S.
Arsenal, Wa-shington. sept 27-3t.
FAIRFFAX LAN ).-PFor sale, ol Wednesday, 20th Octo-
ber, 1841, a desirable farou, containing about 394 acres of
g.,od boland, well timibered, a cormforable hi,-use, good bairn and
stable, and other buildings, wiuh file water at the door, and a
L,-oud orehardl, situated on the middle tuminpike, nine miles from
Alexandria, atid the same Isfri, Washingion city, and six from
Georgetown, anid the Falls church and another church within a
mile and a h.ldfof the House.
Anti at the same time all thire personal property, consisting of
soverel nop.,-.e', horses, cattle, sheep, hogsJ, wagon, cart, and
other o. -' *nd also all the house and kitchen furniture, late
tihe property of iMrs Elizabeth Fish, deceased.
Terms : the land, one half of the purchase money paid in hand,
and a credit of one and two years for tire remainder, with interest,
to be securedby a deed of trust and boads, and nine months' cre-
,.t ou the personal property, with I .-.
IHR \N. I-. FISH, Adm'r.
Who has for sale another very desirable farm, situated on the
Little river turnpike, nine miles from Alexandria, containingabout
250 acres, or Crare if desired, sept 8--wits
"yAN AWAY from the subscriber, near Vansville, on Mon-
Ud day lIsut, a black boy, about 16 or 17 years old, and 5 feet
high, who calls himself DANIEL CHASE. The only mark re-
inemrbered is a scar under one armrpit, which side not recollected.
When spoken tu, has a downcast look. He was raised in the
neighborhood of Broad Creek, and is probably lurking thereabort.
I will give thirty dollars reward for the said boy if taken in the
State of Maryland or D):strict if Columbia, and oine hundred dol-
lars if taken out of thie State, and secured so I can get him.
HENRY MITCHELL,
sept 22-~eod3w (Marlboro' Gaz) Near Vatnsville.
YOUNG LADIES' INSTITTuTE, AT N. YORK.
F 1HE MISSES HAVENS receive young ladies as
I. boarding and day crholaurs, at the residence of their father,
R. Havens, Eiq. No. 22, Lafayette Place, New York.
Their course of instruction embraces all the usual branches of
English education, including Biblical studies also, Latin, Greek.
Italian, German, and ornamental branches, as. desired by parents.
Particular attention is given to instruction in French.
Further infoirmatiar may be obtained by communications ad-
(iressed to therimselves, as rbove, or to their father, at his office,
No. 54, Wall street.
Ir.. ,1 . t it, following gentlemen :
(Ih,...- .1 r t\ .1 .... r ,, Saratoga, New York.
Hon. Ambrose Spencer, Lyous, Wayne county, New York.
Henry II ,,.,;r.,', .. Esq., Rome, Oneida county, New York.
Rev. G. ...-a.. I' DI., Hun. J. Phillips Phinix, Hon. I). B.
Tallmade, Colonel Elisha Jenkins, Daniel Lord, jun. Esq., Burr
Wakeuran, Esq New York city.
Messrs. T. D. & T. W. Porter, Principal of the Washington In-
stitute, New York.
Rev. S. H. Cox, D. D., Brooklyn, New York.
Lueius G. Duican, Esq. and James H. Leverich, Eoq., New
Orleans. auig 30--1m
hOrphans' Court, August 2T, 18Il.
District of Columbia, Washington County, to wit:
jN the case of John W. Maury, adu,-inrmstruutor of Daniel D.
Arden, deceased, the administrator, with the approbation of
the Orphans' Court, haa appointed the third Tuesday in Septem-
ber next for the final settlement of said estate, and for the payment
and distribution, uuder the Court's utirecton anl control, of the
assets in the hands of said administrator, eo tar as colue -ted : when
and wher- all the creditors ufsaid decervused are notified tri attend:
Provided, a copy of thus notice be published once a week fir three
successive weeks in one or more newspapers of the city of Wash-
inroton. Test: ED. N. ROACH,
aug 30-w3 ev R egister of Wills.
VINWO THOUSAND FOSTER'S COPY BOOKS.
1. Jeist received front the Norti, two thousand Poster's Ele-
mentary Copy Books, designed to lead the learner, upon slur le
principles, from the. first rudimentts of pcnmanstiip to a perfect
knowledge (f the art; being a new and improved plan of teach-
lug, by which the trouble and loss of time in ruling horizontal and
diagonal lenes and setting copies are avoided, and tho attainment
of peumansh-p is greatly facilitated. Adapted to schools and pri-
vate instruction. For sale at reduced prices.
R. PARNHAM,
aug 30 Between 9th and tiih streets, Penn. avenue.


eight inches high, light complexion, has a sear on his chin ocea-
sioned by a fall from a horse, a little inclined to be b.,w- legged,
took with him, a blue cloth coat, light blue pantaloons, black fur
hat, and other coarse clothing suitable for summer and winter
wear: lie has relations in Baltimore who call themselves Butlers.
I will give twenty-five dollars if taken in Charles county, fifty
dollars if taken in any part of Maryland or the Districtof Colum-
bia, and one hundred d-llars if taken in a free State, and secured
in mail so that I get him again.
per. Fj o. f JOSEPH WATS ON.

--OOPER'S NEW NIVEI .; Ihe Veer Sla)er, or
The First War.path. Just received for sale by F.
TAYLOR, and for circulation among the subscribers to the Way'
early Circulating Library, immediately east of Gadsby's,


a F-ALL GOODS.-The subscriber has just returned from
the North, with a large and choice assortment of Fancy and
Staple Dry Goods ; to which he would respectfully call the atten-
tion of the Ladies and Gentlemen of Georgetown and Washing-
ton ; and which he has determined to sell even lower than any
brought to the District, in order i..: rr,:. i, P.- I-.- .j-i tn;'abdhi t1,
thn mistaken notion of many of his own townsfolk that the best
bargains are to be had in Washington. He has just opened, among
a great many others, the following articles-
6 pieces Crape de Laine
24 do colored Mousselines, a variety of stripes
16 do Plaids for ladies and children's dresses
10 do Manchester Ginghams
30 do fine London Prints
25 do figured and plain, plaid, and striped Gro de Sois
8 do black and blue-black do do
10 do black Italian Lustrings and Grode Rhine
7 do black and blue-black 6 4 French Bombasins
10 do Super black and blue-black Crapes
3 do 6 4Veil do
4 do Plaid Satin Scarfs, various sizes
6 do do Neck Handkerchiefs
40 dozen fine and super Linen Cambric Hdkfs.
5 do Hemnstitched do very fine
6 pieces fine Linen Cambric
40 do Thread Laces, Edges and Insertions
20 dozen white and black, plain, ribbed, and embroidered
English Silk Hose and half Hose, superior and cheap
12 dozen Ladies asld Gentlemen's Kid Gloves, all qualities,
sizes and colors
5 dozen black and plaid Silk and Worsted Mits
4 pieces black Mohair and Silk figured Net ,
Cotton. Worsted, Cashmere, Merino, and Lambswool
Hosiery, of all sizes and qualities
3 daoen Victoria Skirts, 3 do low-priced do
2 do Ladies' very superior long white Kid Gloves, linbt-
ton half way up
3 dcxen dark Broche Shawls
3 do figured Satin do
2 cartoons of very rich Fall Ribands
I do French Needleworked Collars
22 pieces French and English Merinoes
14 do black, blue, invisible green and mixed Cloths
34 do Casainets, from 50 to*1 50
12 do fancy Cassimeres
20 do Valenti%, Merino and Silk Vestings
3 dozen Men's Silk Shirts
4 do do Merino Draws, ribbed and plain
I do do Shaker do
30 do Men's and Boys' Silk and Chene Pocket Hdkfa
8 do Gentlemen's Scarfs and Cravats
6 do Gum Elastic Suspenders, various makes
1 case Silk Umbrellas
1 do Worsted and Cloth Table Covers
24 pieces Flannels, of every quality and cheap
6 do colored do
18 do Cotton Checks
28 do Penitentiary Plaids, 3 bales Bed Ticks
24 pieces brown and bleached Canton Flannels
40 do low priced and medium bleached Shirting
I case very superior do
30 pieces super 3-4, 4-4, 5-4, 6-4, and 12-4 brown Sheeting
and Shirting
60 pieces low-priced Prints
10 do heavy Twilled Cotton Bagging
12 do brown and bleached Russia Sheeting
6 do 10-4 and 12-4 Barnaly do
3 do do do Irish do fine
30 do fine and super Irish Linens
6 do Table Diapers, all widths
7 do Furniture Dimity, different qualities
30 do Russia Diaper
12 do Birdseye do
13 do plaid and plain Linseys
12 do Heavy Cloths, for farm hands
2 do Pilot Cloth
6 do heavy and fine Tickleoburg
4 bales Cotton Bats
30 pieces Crash
20 dozen Cotton Wadding
30 pairs Rose and Whitney Blankets
4 bales Servants' do very heavy
3 pieces figured arid plain Floor Cloths
24 do fine and super Ingrain Carpets, all new patterns,
and cheap
12 pieces 4 4, 3-4 and 5-8 Venetian Carpets
2 do 4-4 and 3 4 rich do
30 Tufted and Patent Rugs
8 pieces 8 4 and 4-4 Floor Oil Cloths
2 do 4-4 Rag Carpets
LAWRENCE MaMORTON.-
sept 23-eod6tt Oe-.Btown.
t III: .sill -. K I RIl-.1 having determined to emigrate
thias fall, is destroun of selling, at private sale, uie uie -, r.
I tnd on which he now resides, tying about five miles west of
Nottinghlam, adjoining the land of Walter B. C. Worthington.
Thiis tract contains about 30( acres (501 aces detached, which
i, well timbered in oak) of a quality surpassed by nonrie for the
productionn of the finest quality of tobacco, and well adapted to
clover and plaster, which has been thoroughly proved. There are
uoon the premises two tobacco houses, a comfortable dwelling-
!imsue, with all oilther necessary out-hreuses. This land has also a
fine growth of young chestnut
The location of this land, in point of near access to the Patux- .
eat river, a great part a flue loamy clay bottom soil and healthy
situation, is surpassed by none in the county.
The title indisputable ; the terms will be accommodating to suit
thie purchaser, and possession given this fall.
sept 9-ep3t S. H11. TOWNSHEND.
11 If a sale nf time above property should itnot be ef-
fected before thefirst Thursday in October (7th) it will thek be
otf. red at public auction, upon tne premise-. At the same time
will be offered for sale, the crop of Toliacco and Corn ; also, the
tock of Furniture anti Plantation Utensils.
The terms, which will be liberal, will be made known at time
'f sale. Persons wishing to view the property will be shown it
ut any time previous to thie day of sale, iy the subscriber.
sept 23--eots S. H TOWNSHEND.
t)p NIt' -,I% ., will be received at the T, tl. f..f l.c B. &
%% f '1 .-intil thi e let of October in,,v in r i n.. r, a
culvert across the Piney Branch on the said turnpike nriad. Tile
culvert to be 22 feet long, 6 wide, by 8 feet high, in the clear. The
abutment walls to be of s.one, 2 feet 6 inches thick. The arch to
be of the best hard brick, 9 inches thick. The whole of the ma-
sonry to be laid in the beat of lime and sand mortars, and done in
a workmanlike manner.
The proposals will state the price of the arch per running foot,
and the atone now on the site of the culvert to be charged to the
contractor at thie rate he will pay for the balance hlie may want.
seFt24-3teo
"IHHIS IS TO GIVE NOTICE that the subscriber
hias obtained from the Orphans' Court of Washington
county, in the District of Columbia, letters of administration, with
the will annexed, on the personal estate ofJohn A. Wilson, late
o< Washington county,deceased. All persons having claims against
tine deceased are hereby warned ta exhibit tile same, with the
vouchers thereof, to the subscriber on or before the 21st day of
September, 1842; they may otherwise by law be excluded from
ilt benefit of said estate.
Given tarsser my hand this 21st dayofepteiber, 1841.,
SAMUEL BURCHE,
sept 23-w3t Administrator, with the will annexed.
EFI'IERSON MEDICAL CtiLLEGE OF PIl-
ti IEADELPIlIA.-TThe regular Course of Lectures will
commence on the first Monday of November.
Robley Duuiglison, M. D., Professor of Insetitutes of Medicine
and Medical Jurisprudence.
Robert M. Huston, M. D., Profeesor of Materia Medica and
General Therapeut;cs.
Joseph Pancoast, M. D., Professor of Genera!, Descriptive, and
Surgical Anatromy.
John K. Mitobell, M. D., Professor of Practice of Medicine.
Thomas D. Mutter, M. 1)., Professor ofthe Institutes and Prac-
tice of Surgery.
('hbrles D. Meigs, M. D., Professor of Obstetrics and Diseases
of Women and Claildren.
Franklin Bacle, M. D., Professor of Chemistry.
On and after the first day of October the Dissecting Room will
h,- open, and the Professor of Anatomy will give his personal at-
tendance thereto; and during the session Clinical Lectures on
Medicine and Surgery will he given regularly at the Philadelphia
H spital by Professors Dunilison and Pancoaest.
H. M. HUSTON, M.D., Dean cf the Faculty,
sept 23-2awtOct25 No. I, Girard Street.
MEDICAID COLLEGE, Richamond, Va.
rjlHE next winter term of lectures in this Institution will com-
UL. mence on the first Monday in November, and continue un-
til the last week in February.
Dr. John Cullen on Theory and Practice of Medicino.
Dr. A. L. Warner on Surgery.
Dr. L. W. Clramoherlayne on Materna Medics and Therapeutics.
Dr. R. L. Bohannon on Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and
Children.
Dr. Thmnas Johnson on Anatomy and Physiology.
Dr. Socrates Mamipin on Chemistry.
Clinical Lectures will be delivered regularly (at the College
Infirmary) by thIe Professors of Medicine and Surgery, and at the
Penitentiary and Armory by the Profeaser of Materia Medics.
Tite Professor of Anatomy, having charge of the City Alms-house,
will deliver Clinical ICectures in that Institution. The student
will have the privilege at attending all the Clinical Lectures with-
out charge. The advantages for clinical instruction and practical
anatomy are not surpassed by any medical school in our country.
AUG. L. WARNER, M. I).
aug 10-tNovlcp Dean of Facnlty.
OiNE HUNDRED DOLiLARS REWI'ARD.Ran
away from the subscriber, living in Charles county, Md.
on Thursday, the 19th day of August, my negro man RICHARD,
who calls himself Richard Celton. He is about five feet seven or


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me tHouse or f representatives under the high-pressure of the and ended in that House; a party, exulting-in what was
previous question. Twice has a great party been rallied from called omnipotence in June, broke, by its own overaction, into
the Senate against two Presidents for provoked vetoes. Twice irreconcilable fragments before September, with catastrophe
has a Bank of the United States, if desirable, been destroyed ot irreparable downfall. The minority enjoyed the great ad-
by party leaders provoking vetoes, seemingly for party pur- vantages of being one in sentiment, in action, in the convic- .
poses. A brilliant, impulsive, and dictatorial leader, the most tion of right and the sense of being wronged by a despotic
eloquent man of his country, far advanced in life, yet with majority ; discarding all thoughts of making Presidents, while
all the ardent buoyancy of youth, capableof any fatigue, in- our opponents thought most of that ambitious object. There
domitable, with the most admirable talents for commanding were not half a dozen Democratic caucuses of the minority of
followers-without favor with the People-whose best argu- the House of Representatives, that I know of, during the ses-
menit was made against a United States Batik, of which he sion. Without collusion, secret understanding, selfish or
is now, without mercenary motive, by far the most powerful party bargain, we saw enough of the shadows of coming
advocate-the Atlas, or rather the Sampson--has, for ten events to teach un s that we hal but to wait obvious develop
years past, been the hero ofa political Iliad, whose catastro. men's, and bide our time in open, patient, steadfast adhesion
phe, more through his agency than that of any other indivi- to the principles we were chosen to maintain. This consti-
ual, has proved the finaldoom of the monarchy of American tuted all the policy we had occasion for. Thus managed,
finance. Revenue bills and tax bills begun, or radically re- with honesty isthe best policy, three months of extraordinary
cast, in the Senate; the House of Representatives tamely session did the work of three years of popular struggle, by
waiting at all times for Presidential recommendations ot mea- mere natural cultivation of the straightforward course of
sures which it ought tooriginate; Executiveor Senatorial ini- events ri.i.tr, themselves. It was the doom of nn infatuated
tiation of almost every thing, are alarming symptoms of mod- majority to destroy their own ascendant, while a compact mi-
ern legislative degeneracy. Our Government was founded nority stood fast upon the rock of their well-known principles,
upon the broad basis of the House of Representatives, where merely awaiting eventuality. Further and eternal vigilance
its organic acts, including the Bank of the United States, he- still remains the price to be always paid for liberty. But the
gan, and all moneyed measures belong. But, under the cry winter ot our discontent has pass-ed away during a summer
of rally to the rescue from a union of sword and purse, both session, and spring opens upon the fall elections with all its.
have been arrogated by the two branches of the Executive; reviving promise. The late extraordinary session of Congress
the Representative branch, by self7degradation, stripping it- is the last of the extraordinary sessions. It has taught les-
self of all constitutional power, and submitting to be the si- sons of moderation and economy which can never be forgot-
lent slave of these who are its constitutional inferiors, ten. It has taught the American People that coalitions are
It is among the dogmas ofa party thus revolutionizing Ame- inconsistent with our politics. The People will recollect with
rican Government, that the Supreme Court of the United gratitude the session of the vetoes.
States possesses not only an absolute veto upon all acts of C. J. INGERSOLL.
Congress, but that its constructions of them are conclusive WARmNGTON, SEPTEMBER 13, 1841. t


Sand binding all the other r ofGovernment,
S-, r," s r -T .. ,. including -.ii W f Let those v, hu h ', witnessed the pro-
NATIONAL INTELLN LEN(JEiR. ceedingsof itrb, extraordina ..., obedient to that
Sdogma, imagine t learned Court, assisted by grave counsel-
We lay before our readers an ticle, which, bt lors, construing meaning out of such acts of Congress as the
We lay before our readers an article, which, boh machinery before designated necessarily produces. It must
as to manner and matter, is one of the most extra- be a much greater tarce than the imposture of augurs pro.
dieting futurity from the entrails of slaughtered beasts. The
ordinary that we remember ever to have met with. false interpretations are incalculable to be thus litigated into
It appeared originally in the Globe newspaper, in law.
I proceed t) prove that forced legislation makes laws, ac-
this city, immediately after the termination of thile cording to the experience of the hundred days, as much fewer n
late session of Congress, and has been extensively as they are worse. President Madison co'nvened Congress ti
on thie 24th of May, 1813, and they remained in that extra n
copied elsewhere. We insert it here, that our session sixty-eight days, during which time, with thie usual
readers, on all sides of politics, may know what a freedom ofdebate, infinitely more business was done, and in- P
S, finitely better done, than during one hundred anti six days of i
gentleman of Mr. INGERSOLL'S standing in the Op- he late fettered session; for niembers ofC.'ngrs.-, lik, otherr o
position has, at the present juncture of affairs, to men, work much better free than enilavei .iii,,. .-..,.,r, b
under Mr. Clay's excellent Speakerslhip, all thIe exigencies of h
say for himself and his party ; and we have the war were provided for, notwithstanding the opposition of an
additional motive for transferring the address entire able, bold, and refractory party, when party excitement was
greater, and prompt action much more necessary than now. a
to our columns, that we mean to review it, and, so No restraint was put on debate. All motions and speeches g
intending, consider it no more titan fair play to place were perfectly free. Resolutions were unrestricted. Peti- t
Sr r tions, public and private, were received, as thie People desired, e
the writer on clear ground before our readers, andi acted upon. There was no committee of rules, continu-
ally fabricating additional fetters. Mr. Webster, by a series s
'TO THE PEOPLE OF THE THIRD CONGRES- of resolutions, arraigned President Madison for criminal mis- s
conduct, and the accusation was debated as long as a virulent
SIONAL DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA. opposition thought proper. It voted for none of tile supplies. ,
FELLOW-CITIZENS: Unconstitutional suppression of free- The previous question was seldom resorted to-never without
dom of speech having deprived me of communication with you great occasion. Committees were fairly composed. Themi.
e to nrity enjoyed every parliamentary privilege. The committee
through public debates, this letter is resorted to, in order to f which I was then, as mow, a member, was equally divided
give you some account of the late memorable Administration, between the parties, whereas I am now put down in a minor-
and revolution of the hundred days. ity of three to six. Now, compare free with forced legisla-
Gen. Harrison was prevailed upon to begin his brief Presi- lion. During the late one hundred and six days but twenty-
deny by unnecessary extraordinary session of impee two acts have been passed, all told, and the two which occu-
oency by unnecessary extraordinary session of impercts fpied two-thirds of the session frustrated by vetoes. During
Congress. A discordant party was to be cemented by acts o the former session of sixty-eight days fifty-five acts were reg.
Congress establishing a national debt and bank of discount, mlarly deliberated and enacted, ..i..r .,,m;r. ,- g. Ii.1 ,
crowned by distribution of the public lands, altogether restor- of the most important laws, p. t.i.. [1,.1 pm. ,,., 1 ,,.1'1 it,.
ing and aggrandizing the discarded reign of what is miscalled rest, a complete system of complicated internal revenue, one
single one ofwhich tax laws-the land tax-is as voluminous
strong government, as intricate, and in every respect as difficult of adaptation to
To ensure their striking enactment, and captivate or awe general acceptance, as all the laws of the late session taker,
the community, a large majority in Congress organized both together. Such are the fruits andi proofs of fiee and forced
Houses by much more partisan committees than ever felt be- legislation, respectively-the mere method of it, without refer-
fore, and under much more arbitrary rules. No measures er eince to the matter. The natural reaction of compression
lore, an udr muh mor ait r N m wr rendered one hundred and six days almost abortive, whilst
permitted to be introduced but such as were said to be indi sixty-eight days of freedom, under similar and stronger cir-
cated by the President's Message. For Congress thus to cumstances of difflliculty, were greatly more productive.
crouch to the Executive would be unconstitutional and dero- Let us contemplate next thie strange and 7. !'i.' harac
gatory, under any circumstances. But when it came to be teristics of the laws mailde by dragooning. /'I. I bank
seen that the President was much more opposed than the bills-one done, t'other come on; a Bankrupt bill enacted in
Republican part of Congress to what was published as a pro- to abeyance, like a bear's cub, to be licked into future shape;
gramme of his measures, this restriction became preposterous a Distribution bill, which is a mare paltering delusion, muti
Part of the plan ofsubjection was to exclude all petitions but late as it is of its productive faculties ; a Loan bill, the mert
such as suited the majority; and it was strange to see the most basis of the blessings of national debit, and a new funding
clamorous advocates of the abused right of petition combinin g System ; larger loans explicitly announced by the head of th(
with others of a party to prevent the People from being heard Finance Committee, and that head in the Senate, which it i
in that way. An absurd violation of every citizen's right oh impossible to wink so hard as nit to see must be followed by di-.
debate was inflicted by fixing the length of speeches, which recttaxes-for, likethe deplorableState debts, theycan never bt
'were, moreover, mostly suppressed altogether, by a gag known redeemed by other expedients; a Revenue bill which taxes in
as the previous question. This absolute despotism of thi the lump, so that neither merchant nor manufacturer can pus.
many, more tyrannical than that of any one master, is un- sibly comprehend its oracular provisions, incidentally declaring
known in the Senate, and rarely used in all rational, delibe- prohibitory hostilities with France, when war with England
rative bodies. It is a regulation, perhaps, essential to curt, is imminent; the Post Office put on the custom-house for
abuse ofdiscussion-like war or imprisonment, appropriate on- support. It required the raging delirium of upstart party
lytooffencesin thelast necessity; but a return to thedarkages, madness to inaugurate such measures. Nothing but reiterated
when continually imposed, as it was throughout the late ses- vetoes, sustaining a strenuous and judicious minority, pre-
sion, upon the Representatives of some eight millions of free- vented, as any one may ascertain. by simple computation, thi
men, reduced to mute and passive obedience, allowing tine cost of the late hundred days' misrule being one hundred
amendment to be proposed, nor a word to be said. There millions of dollars. A million of dollars a day would have
was no free deliberation during the late hundred days. The been the per diem of the late dynasty had it not been de-
ofew laws enacted were made by downright force, throned.
In no spirit of personal unkindness to the members of t Next let us see what it has accomplished. It has achiev-
party prescribing these destructive reversals of the institu- ed the final extinction of all banks of the United States, and
lions of our country, I deem it a solemn duty to call public unwittingly restored the custody of the public money to the
attention to them. They mark an era in American republi Treasurer of the United States, to whom it was entrusted bN
can annals. They will be seen from Europe with invidious the original actofr1789, antd not to thie Secretary of the Tres-
delight as the practical acknowledgment that free government sury, usurping its control. It has wrung from the President
is impracticable. They are, as I will prove, fatal tojudi. his slow leave to a contingent distribution act, destined to ibe
cious legislation. They constitute a tyranny more insuffera- repealed by act of Congress at an early (lay. It has carried
ble than that of any single tyrant. If the People could have a bankrupt act which may have some influence on the fall
an idea of such dragooning law making, they would stigma- elections, sandil ring the knell of expiring banks, bu, which, ii
tize it as they did the act of Congress by which members is not pretended, can be executed without fundamental alter-
voted themselves unjust compensation. It is called energy, nations. So that loans, taxes, and a few bills too insignifi.
It is supposed that energetic action is popular, as it ought ti cant for enumeration, are the poor achievements of the hunr
be; but not a vigor beyond law. There was not the least dred days' misrule, frequently vaunted on the floor of tht
occasion for it during the late session. The majority was s,. Senate, and in certain of the public presses, as frightened
large that it could carry any thing. The minority was never children whistle in the dark when courage is oozing out am
factious. We voted the supplies and reasonable requirement. every pore, and the sweat of trepidation starting from thie fore-
of administration with alacrity. It gives me pleasure to de- head. Thus divinity of party discord overruled party corn
claret that, without distinction of party, with a few exceptions, bination, ard shaped its rough-hewn ends. The cloud, only
there existed throughout the House of Representatives a ge as big as a man's hand in the President's message, increased
neral disposition for good order and personal decorum, it not till it darkened the whole horizon, and at length the storm
frustrated by party; and the prevailing object of illegitimate broke forth with an intensity of which, fellow-citizens, news
party drill is to discipline followers for some Presidential papers and letter-wri'ers can give hut faint impressions at t
candidate, distance. The distinguished member of the ruptured major
It ought to be known as well without as it is within tfi ily, who vainly attempted to reason with its rage, truly said,
C.pitLt that lawn are not openly enacted, but hatched in th, that what a large portion of it did, to wit, arraign the Pre
hot-bed or frequent catucu ; reoaorted to even more to choek sidrtnt for his hostility to a bank, the pivot of all their proceed-
independent members of such surreptitious assemblies thar ings, is no better than for the WVhig party tou hal foistud it
steir party adversaries. Continual caucus of a large m-j-, selr ,.,it power ,.'. L i :,. ioeIr designs, and tI hat their par-
ty is a modern contrivance-part of the system of irrcgula ty diff-rences, ii n..i r, ...... ..i will become, not misfortunes,
government. Bills resolved in caucus, drawn, like the bank but crimes, by their own misconduct.
rupt act, by some distant lawyer, probably paid for it, then They never can be reconciledl, because they are quarrels of
introduced in either House of Congress, with a declaration principles. Thie dissensions of that party are inevitable con-
that, however imperfect, objectionable, and revolting, not sequences of attempting to create one out of discordant mate
single alteration must be allowed, or even listened to. Yo, rials. The President's first Message washed his hands o.
must say, fellow citizens, whether this is what you elect merem the retributive justice of an ill-advised extra session, designed
bears of Congress for. During the late session nearly all thi to do what human power cannot effect. Yet, throughout th(
chairmen of Committees of the Whole were of the dominant whole hundred (lays of vice-royalty over him, party purpase-
party, and, however respectable, could not violate its caucus' were unrelentingly pursued, in contumelious disregard of his
orders. Without one solitary exception, even the act o, warnings and views, until he was left, as the first veto with
grace to the widow of the late President, every act passed much feeling declared, with no other option than afject sub-
as the phrase is, was forcibly rushed through the several mission, or thie exercise of that great tnibunitian potentiality
readings-which also are most of them mere titular anid rapli the only safeguard against legislative dictation, anid which ho
formalities-in fits of the previous question. By a sort o: was 1.,.... to use against laws forced through the Legisha-
Cawsrean operation, the whole issue of the hundred day, lure by caucus majorities, which were minorities of the legis
came into premature and unnatural being, which is the rta. native body. But for that appeal to the Peopulo, the Peopie
son why, as I will show you, all the principal ones prove. themselves would have been as much enslaved as the Presi.
mere abortions, dent. This Union woul.I t...'.. 1,, by ll ..1:,1., ..- reaen
By revolutionary misrule, the violent control the wise. Th. cy, ruling with upstart r,. .....-.ii. Pi ..', ,,. 'residmen
discreet and best inclined portion of the ruling party are mas and the House of Representativss would be nullified. Ever,
tered by the outrageous ; caucus fetters torture majority,an,' the Senate was not a willing party to at P.ast the first Bank
enable a minority to overthrow the whole. The first B.inkl. hill. We should have had Bank Government, and no'thini
bill of the hundred days was carried by this kind of despotism hbut paper .,.. ; a vast broker's shop in the metropolitan
contrary tothe will of a majority of both Houses. The Bank' solitudes .1 W .shington, with branches ogling each other
rupt bill was carried contrary to the will ofa majority of thu across rivers, whose divisions do but multiply the means ol
House of Representatives. The second Bank bill was de. conspiring mischief, all -, r. ,1 ,,,-.....d by some eol woman
patched, absolutely despatched, on short allowance of tw, of either sex at the seat ..t, ,.,, .1, would be incessantly
halfiays for discussion. Not one of a minority of ninet3 deranging tire prices of property every where. An invisible
members wt' heard on it. Oneef ihe twolegislative days al empire of bank, like the caucus empire, secretly ruling Con-
lowed us was Sunday, which, by the Constitution and high gross-a power not behind hut before the throne would govuy.
authority, is excepted from the ten days the President is per ern the Government of the United States. From all these
mitted to employ to consider any bill. A charter for twent. the recoilitng excesses ofthe hundmlred days, through the instru-
long years,comimng, as was said, from the den of iniquity in mentality ofthe vetoes, have saved the country.
Philadlelphia, and hashed up in caucus, which the President'. Mr. Tyler is an instrument of overruling Providence
veto brands as a broker's shop, was the bastard offspring of a often marvellously ..,,i..l.;, i. this Repuhlic from apparent jeo-
few hours' debate. pardy, to rescue it i,'...,,, ,., alanities of the late overwrought
This is the kind of legislation to which it is alli-mportanm extraordinary session. The chapter of strange accidents con-
that universal attention should becalled, to crush i; otherwise, ducting him to the Chief Magistracy is said to nerve him
the House of Representatives may degrade itself beyond re- with a sort of religious belief that he is destined, through
demption. Already has it lost constitutional preponderance, higher power, to wonmlerful instrumentality. Uncompromis
and issiaking, like the iniquitous banks, into popular odium; ing champion of the radical politics of the Virginia platformni
madness of party, perhaps party reaction-for I am willing t,. he stood erect upon it, almost alone, envirv.ned by party adhe-
agree that all parties are liable to excesses. It behooves el; rents opposed to his principles, ..,, ., i,, ,arty opponent?
reflecting men, without distinction of party, to rescue Gov- sympathmizinmg with those pnmncipl. ..1 .-u sustained by a
eminent from such degradation. Clamorousdenunciation of small sect of inflexthle politicians, unjustly stigmatized as a
Executive sway has been long the party cry, while party cabal or kitchen cabinet, counteracting an official ministry
violenceis transferring all constitutional power from the Humu, without the President's predilectionrs, if not their antagonists
of Representatives to the Executive. The President and the in fact the Cahinet of another, most of whom have just de
Senate have become our whole Government. While caucus parted this political life, after six short months offa fitful, ephe-
controls a House of Repiesentatives, fettered by arbitrary metal existence. For some lime past Mr. Tyler mast have
rules and previous questions into a mere body of registration, been a constant veto upon all ithir views; for he did not sym-
what is it but a Jacobin club, or rather an old French Parlia pathize with one of his secretaries in attachment to hanks or
mentl Caucus is the Jacobin club where laws are resolved abolition, in enjoyment of arbitrary removals from office, or of
upon. The House of Representatives isa silent Parliament, any of the pleasures of excess' ...,... ,. ,. Wimilever he
which records them in mute and passive obedience. Why stands fast by the Pesple they > ,11 .t ..,i in,m. Measures,
may not a regent, protector, or king come in, booted and spur. not Men, is the cardinal rule of Repubilicanism.
red, with a whip in his hand, and oversee the business done Never in American annals was a crisis so full of .... Ii
as his followers settled it in conclave t lessons as thIe late abortive session of the vetoes. '1 5,.... h .h.
The degeneracy of American government is flagrant. At country justly admires the striking posture of a minority in
the first session of Congress thn President deliberated some- the Senate whose motions, speeches, and votes are still free.
times with the Senate, in their hall. In his first communsica- Let me say for the minority of the House of Returesentatives,
tion to Congress, it is remarkable that Washington recoin- that under duress, with debate oppressed and votes suppress-
mended no measure whatever. Lie left all to what he might ed, that House did its duty. Mr. Tvler's personal friends
then speak of as the wisdom and patriotism of the Represent- sat there with us, their votes and speeches in harmony with
natives of the People. ours, sufficiently signalizing what ought to fe done, and
But, within two months past, two bank bills, originating in might be expected. Accordingly, the civil revolution which
the Senate, havebeen hardly considered, while hurried through marked tIme wonderful transition of the hundred davse Imern


and considerate body of men, andl should be presumed to re
fleet fairly the well considered judgment of the People. As
members of the court for the correction of errors, they are as
sociated with the judges of the Supreme Court anil Chancel.
lor in revising the decisions of those tribunals. And yet a
majority of that grave body preferred to abolish all equity ju.
risdiction, to having justice administered under forms so dilato
ry, expensive, and vexatious. Insolvents are discharged in
my own State upon their own petitions, with the concurrence
of two-thirds in amount of their creditors. The applications
are presented to a judge of a court of law at his chamhersant
the whole proceedings so regulated by statute as to make them
simple as well as certain. But how much of these proceed-
ings in bankruptcy are prescribed by your statutes'I how
much are to he provided for by the varying codes of regular.
tions to be promulgated by the different courts, and how much
to depend on the customary practice in equity 7
It needs but slight forecast to see that your system ofbank-
ruptcy may be any thing but uniform. Ia one district the
judge may well construe your statute so as to authorize him
on the application of a creditor, to render a judgment of bank-
ruptcy upon the publication of twenty days' notice, and with.
out the personal service of any process oni the bankrupt. This
judgment is, by mere operation of law, to divest the debtor of
all his property, and yet is, at the expiration of ten days, to
become final and conclusive. In case the party resides at a
great distance, (extremely definite language this for a statute,)
he is to have, not a longer time to appeal, or take objection to


REMARKS OF MR. BIRDSEYE,
OF NEW YORK,
On the Bill to establish a uniform system of Bank-
ruptcy throughout the United States.

HOuSE O REPRaESENTATIVIES, AUGUST 13, 1841.
Mr. BIRDSEYE said he had desired to address the com-
mittee some remarks upon this bill, for reasons, to some ex-
ent, specially concerning himself, but not remote from the
merits of the bill. As a general rule, he preferred to act the
art of a listener, and to perform the duty of a silent voter, be-
ng satisfied with debate when he found that the arguments
n which hie would mainly repose his vote had been assigned
by others, or were so apparent that it might be presumed they
ad had their due weight upon the Hlouse. But when he
was called upon to give a vote upon a question of the import-
rnce of this bill, and felt constrained to repose his vote upon
grounds which did inot seem obvious, or to have been brought
o the notice of the committee ; when he found that he differ-
ed with many friends here, for whom he had the highest re-
pect; arid when he might seem to differ with a highly re-
pectable portion of his constituents, he desired to obviate any
misconstruction which might be put on his vote here or else-
where, should he give a silent vote, as well as to bring to the
attention of the committee reasons relating to the merits of the
question which seemed to have been overlooked by others. If
te was in error, he craved the humblest l.. ,.- of debate-
hat of stating his objections, and then 1 L'-.., convinced
of such error by the reasoning of others.
Sir, (said Mr. B.)in the deliberations preliminary tothe adop-
tion of a measure of such importance, where the supposed pop-
ular will is so much relied oni as an argument to influence the
result, I suppose it to be the duty of the Representative to re-
flect truly the opinions of his constituents. I feel bound then to
say,sir, that, :.iih,.,:l h when at home I -rn ......- i ,d|. -;,hli
ny constituents, I can now recall to mind but two conversa-
tions with any portion of my constituents when i ,,.i- t.-',
if a bankrupt law was the subject of remark. In .. .-.i i..--
convtyrsations I was strongly urged to favor the measure. In
he other conversation, which was with intelligent merchants,
the project ,, ,- ,I : .. i -,.., r.1.n- .... Id r... -. T his,
l am bound l r, , .1 .. I i r- j.t.. .,' p1"i .- ar anx-
iety for the measure among mny constituents which had been
brought to my personal notice before I left home to take my
seat ncre. Since I have been here I have received several
petitions in favor of the measure from various portions of my
constituents; also one from Utica, and one from Alton, in Il-
linois. These have all been presented to the House, with the
exception of two, which 1 have had no opportunity to present
since I received them ;, but they will be presented so soon as,
by the rules of the House, they shall be in order. I have
also received and presented to the House the proceedings of
a respectable public meeting in one of th, i ill .i.. ii, coun-
ty, adopting resolutions in favor of the i,.- ., -r. I i1,. much
1 felt bound to say, as well that those constituents as those
other friends at a distance who had made me the organ of
communicating their wishes to the House might understand
that their views had been so presented as to have their due
weight in the disposition of this question. Altogether, sir,
I have probably presented in these forms the views of some
four or five hundred of the people of my county-a county
containing about 60,000 people, and casting at election about
12,000 votes.
But this might seem, however, an imperfect if not an unfair
representation of the popular opinions of my constituents. I
feel bound, then, to go further, and to express to this commit-
tee what I believe would be the opinions of that portion o
my constituents who have not spoken on thie question. It ii
obvious that t'-.ey are either not greatly agitated with the sub
ject, or that they have such reliance on our ability to dispose
of it i;.. i., that a very great proportion of them have nol
thought proper to importune us on the subject. I presume ii
has been with the great body of my constituents as it has beer
with we-that, feeling a strong desire that the unfortunate
might be relieved, I had hoped that some measure of the kind
might be so perfected as to effect the object in view, and upor
which we could agree. But when Iconie to examine the pro
ject submitted to me, to study its details, and to think oat its
actual operation upon the business of the country, I lind that
the system for a general bankrupt law now submitted to us is
liable to objections which had not before occurred to me
Knowing, as I believe I do, the general i,n. It,.. ,,:, and kind
heartedness of my constituents, I presume that, on the genera
question, as it had occurred to me-and as I believe has only
been considered by the country-a great majority of my con
stituents, if the question were propounded to them in the gen-
eral form ot tile petitions before us, would probably express
themselves, in the language of those petitions, in favor of"a
general bankrupt law for rh .i..iJ ,.,.i" unfortutnae debtors
who shall surrender all their property, andi ensuring a just
distribution of the same among their creditors." If, then, i
be deemed material to ascertain the popular opinions of tie
country on this measure, and that of my constituents be deem
id material, you may consider theirs as before you, for our
mutual consideration in f r..,i. ._ our judgment on this meas-
ure. I truit, then, that in. . i. I of this project, however ar
dently lie my have espoused it, will impute to me any design
to misrepresent ihe will of my constituency.
But of the popular (,pinions conveyed to this ,House on this
subject it may be remarked that there seemed to be a remark
able identity of thought amone the petitioners; for, whether
thie petitions came to ws from Utica, from Onoindaga, or front
Illinois, the thoughts oif the petitioners seemed to be cast ii
the same mould, for I observe that they are expressed in the
same words. This circumstance was, however, explained by
observing that the petitions were lilhographed copies from the
same block. Some will undoubtedly persuaethemselvestha
a flood of such petitions are to be regarded as the spontaneous
voice ofan intensely anxious People, while others will reganrd
them as but the answers of the echo to a prompting emanating
from one point. This was undoubtedly an innocent way o
prompting, if not of manufacturing, public opinion i but it wa
a circumstance that might be i. '-.r.l..| in estimating the
., i- *.i i., I opinion in faior it,h. measure, and which
ir.. i, 1. I., I ,! to be so earnest and importunate. Of thie
public opinion conveyed to us one thing further may be safely
said that, if not artificial and conceited, it was at least, ii
form, very safe and judicious. Like the opinion in favor ofa
judicious tariff, it seemed to be put in such anrt indefinite form
as to be very generally acceptable. To such general opinion
it would seem captious to object; but it is this general opinion
only upon which my cons'ituents or the country have ex
pressed themselves; and I fear, if not the only opinion con
sidcred in cornmitlete, it will here be allowed to supersede al
others. Other gentlemen who have addressfe.d you have made
strong appeals to your sympathies, and described in glowing
colors the scenes of misery which this law was to relieve
They have even assumed to speak as with an ascertained sta
tistical accuracy of the numbers of insolvent, of the average
numbers of their families anti defendants, and ofthe average
amount of income which their productive employment would,
annually add to the wealth of society; and, assuming tha
their pIr. .r n. ,t.l J 111. if t i, r ..I.,.r J r)... i,... i.;, 5 contrast
as an r .2 r. ,.,., t, ul n-r [ 1ii, .rl, n irt, at, tha
would beFri, ..I1 i Li, u.I-,I', I. itself. Butthel picture drawn
the reasoning attempted, the premises assumtnd, and the con
clusions arrived at, are obviously but the productions of air
ardent imagination, and entirely too extravagant to be relic,
on as a safe guide in the ycave business of legislation.
I shall content myself with taking a more humble view o
this measure; shall examine its details, and ascertain, if
can, how far its provisions are calculated to work well.
It is to be observed that all jurisdiction which you can con
fer upon the subject of bankruptcies, must, of necessity, be
vested in the courts of the General-Government. By thi
constructions which have been put on the Constitution, w.
cannot vest any jurisdiction in the courts of a State in ac
cordance with this constitutional principle, you propose to ves
the jurisdiction only in the courts of the United Stales, an,
I suppose you cannot do otherwise. To the great mass o
the community, the district or circuit court of the Unite,
States is distant, a f.,re i-n !i!,t ,i,.al, and accessible, with cin
venience, only to *..1. i. .. ,,1- of lhe immediate vicinity
where the terms of the court are held or the United States
iudge resides. For this reason, then, those living remote
from the courts would not, as petitioners, be apt to seek the
relief you propose to afford them, while the inconvenience ti
those whose rights might be adlversely affected, and whose
interest might lead them ta contest the proceedings, would be
oppressive and intolerable.
Again : the kind of jurisdiction you propose to confer ot
these courts, as the mode of proceeding which is to be adopted
to carry the act into effect, is te be according to summary pro
ceedings in equity. This mode of administering justice, front
the multiplicity of regulation and the extent to which thi
proceedings may lie spun out and the expense multiplied, is
extremely vexatious and oppressive, and of course obnoxious
to the citizen. The weight of this objection may be estimate
ed from a fact which 1 will relate. Not long since, a project
was started in my own State for amending the Constitutior
as to the judiciary : it appeared on taking thevote that a ma
jority of the Senate were for abolishing entirely the court o
chancery. Now, the Senate of that State are a staid, sober


- one out ot ten, or even one of a hundred, would be applicants bankrupt system. The former bankrupt system was enacted
Sfor the benefit of this law. in 1800, for five years, and until the end ofthe then next ses-
But, sir, the most oppressive and offensive principles in- aion of Congress; and yet it became so vexatious and un-
Svolved in ihis bill are those which come in collision with the popular that it was repealed before even that short period
i laws of the States, expired.
The power conferred upon the i.,,._,... to pass uniform The subject has been revived at various times since, and
Slaws upon the subject of bankruptcy seems to have been set- occupied same attention of the public councils, but has been
Stied, upon high authority, to be, to a qualified extent only, found, as now, to involve much difficulty. It is found to re-
San exclusive grant of powers on the subject of bankrupt- quire a system of regulations and arbitrary enactments, affect-
Scies to the General Government. That, while the Gene- ing the private rights and personal relations of individuals-
I ro1 Government fiorbears to exercise this power, authority re- su jects which are peculiarly appropriate for the municipal
i mains with the States respectively to establish such system legislation of the States. The provision contained in this
- as they may prefer, except when restrained by another pro- bill devolving on the judges the power to make regulations or
Vision of the Constitution. But, when the Congress ex- special laws to carry out its provisions, and that postponing
* ercises its power to establish a uniform system, that then the period for it to go into operation, upon the implied conces-
i the varying systems of the several States are thereby super- sion that it should be amended before it can be carried into
seded or suspended. On a moment's reflection this deduc- effect, would seem to amount to a legislative declaration of
tlion seems inevitable. For how can we be said to have a the intrinsic difficulties of the subject. When it is seen that
Uniform system established by Congress if we are to retain the object of a bankrupt system is to regulate the rights of
at the same time the diversified systems of the several States? property of individuals in the different States, and that it, of
Accordingly, we find that the 6th section of the former bank- necessity, brings the powers of the General Governmenit in
rupt law passed by Congress expressly recognized this re- collision with those of the States, on subjects of domestic or
Speaking effect upon State laws, and it has been repeatedly municipal concern, the policy of adopting it becomes very
f recognized by the judiciary and the best writers upon the questionable. \
SConstitution. At the commencement of the career of this Government
The terms bankrupt" and "bankrupt laws" are terms of under the Constitution, the most fearful forebodings of the
I indefinite import; heretofore considered by able jurists as patriot were indulged as to the success of the experiment un-
i embracing only failing traders, and to laws enabling the ere- der our complex system. The harmonious action of two Gov-


the proceeldings,but is to bie allow, d to hIave a change ofvenue litors of such to arrest the waste of their estates for the bene- e
and a trial in his own neighborhood. Thus a snap judgment fit of their creditors. But you, by this till, propose to go n
of the most oppressive character may, in thie language of this further: you comprehend, in the term bankrupt, all men who
act, become final and conclusive at the end of thirty days, are unable to pay thuir debts. If this comprehensive charac- s
without any personal service of process, or any personal no- ter of the law be constitutional, then it follows that all thie c
twice of the proceedings. But in another district the judge, by laws of the States for giving relief to insolvent debtors are il
his special rules, to be published as the special laws to carry repealed by this law. It would also seem to follow as inevit. A
out the act, (and which you seem thereby to concede that you able that the laws of the several States giving remedies to a
have not the time to make,) or in accordance with the prac- creditors against absconding sandt fraudulent debtors are su- i
tice in equity, may not proceed to render j.,l.,im 1,I, until the perscded by the provisions of this bill, and that the creditors a
defendant is made a party by due process I i .,., in allowed to in such cases would lose the remedies afforded under their a
put in his answer as to a bill in equity, go into proofs, hear- State laws, and would Ie confined to the remedy yoa provide i
ings, and re-hearings, aind the trial on feigned is-sue of con- them by this bill This repeilimg result, being a deduc- d
tested acts, and the proceedings be spun out anml delayed by tion by judicial ( .,.,i,. i..,, ,-..,n the Constitution, as it
modes well understood ofi, ,, tn. ,, -.it in equity. Ifthis could not be obviated by any saving clause in the bill, is
discrepancy may result fro.i '. h. tinT.i.,,, modes in which the not spread upon the face of the I-ii; you do not specify i
act may be carried into effect, in consequence of this legisla- what chapters or sections of the different State laws you i
lion you devolve on thejudgcs, then the system is not uni- repeal; you do riot have them before you; you do nrot
form and the proceedings in either of the cases stated seem know what laws you do repeal. Each man may know the t
to be liable to great oppression and abuse, laws of his own State in that respect : you repeal, then, at
It would seem that it needs but a slight examination of the random and by : a whole body of State statute laws
provisions of tile bill to see the inconsistency of its provisions, in the different -' .I -of this Union ; and you do it in such
By one section you provide that the debtor may plead his dis- form that the citizen, on whose rights and business your re-
charge in bar of any suit which may be brought against him pealing statute is to operate, cannot guess how much iof the
for any demand from which he may be discharged. But, by laws of his own State are repealed; for it will be in many
another provision, the creditor who shall claim a dividend, cases a nice critical question of professional skill to determine
and prove his debt for that purpose, is precluded from main- how much of the State law is within the purview uof the na-
taining a suit therefore. his demand is extinguished as by a tional system, and so superseded by it. The vexations and
statute bar to result from his own act in proving his debt. oppressions which such a collision and uncertainty of law will
The discharge, when plead in bar by the debtor, you provide bring into the affairs of society can scarcely be imagined. Au
in another place may be avoided or impeached for fraud. It citizen of rmy own State may be so situated that it would be
would seem that whoever drew thebill intended that only that very desirable that hes'..ull .,1i-. r..,,.I our act grant-
class of creditors who forbore to prove their debts should be ing him an absolute ( i,.. thrg,,'t Ih I ,,....., of two-thirds
allowed to contest the discharge on the ground of fraud. The in amount of hIis creditors might apply exactly to his case; but
English bankrupt law provides that the demands of creditors he is at such a distance that he is deterred by the expense
discharged under the bankruptcy shall be revived, by proofof from apialying for the relief you propose to afford him ; or,
those acts which avoid the discharge. Why legislate in such perhaps, seeing that he must fail, lie has done what you de-
a spirit of carelessness about the rights of creditors, and for clare a fraud upon the act: he has secured his endorsers like
the benefit, too, of the fraudulent bankrupt I an honorable moan, and could not be discharged if he would.
Again : By one provision of this bill you profess to secure He is precluded from the relief you hold out, and at the
certain existing liens; but by another provision the creditor same time deprived of the nmre simple and efficient remedy
having security by lien, and coming in to prove his debt, is to provided by the laas of his own State.
relinquish his lien. Now, take the common case of a creditor But, ;, ;., the embarrassments to be brought into the bus-
holding a lien by mortgage or judgment, which lien may ie iness oi ti., country in another form, by the impediments
in fat but a security for one-quarter or one-half, orulhersmall interposed against the collection of debts, has not been allud-
proportion of his debt-a frequent case resulting from prior ed to, atd can scarcely be estimated. Whenever the creditor
liens ; an obvious course of justice would seem to require, presumes to institute a suit in a State court against his debtor,
in that case, that the creditor should lbe allowed to conm e in as, it will be optional under this law foir the debtor to make out a
a creditor at large for the excess of his debt above the value petition to the di-trict judge to be declared a bankrupt, with
of the security. Without such amendment, the provision to an inventory of his pr" '.1 i, :.nrid his creditors, file that in the
secure the liens of married women, minors and others, may court of the United :i ,. i...r the district, and publish a nio-
be nugatory. tlee for twenty days, at the end of which time tIn is declared
Again : You profess, by this law, to provide an equitable a bankrupt, divested of all his property except $300 and his
and just remedy for creditors, to secure to them the just dis wearing apparel, and the creditor is defeated of the fruit of
tribution of the piopertty of the debtor on his committing an his suit, and must pay his own costs. The court for the
act of bankruptcy. But your acts of bankruptcy are so limi- bankruptcy is to be not only a sanctuary for the debtor against
ted ; the classes of actions which are declared acts of bank- legal pr % tin.h in the ordinary courts of'the States, but the
ruptecy are so restricted to a few cases of open fraud, that, apprehension that the debtor will flee to this sanctuary must,
with the act before him, the d, I. r in .N r ',, dispose of all t a great extent, suspend the collection of debts.
his property in preferring his ,t .r,,'.- .' i,' '-,, or spend his In another respect, this law may, to an immense extent,
substance in riotous living, and the creditors have no remedy affect thie legal rights to individual property. It provides a
under this law. Any mani can see, with half an eye, that it short statute of limitation of two years only, as to all suits
is not a law made for the benefit, of credlitors, or to aid them against the assignee, and as to all property which may have
in any respect. But, on the other hand, how is it with the passed under the bankruptcy. To illustrate this provision,
Sdebtor 1 It is at his option when to apply ; he may legally suppose a person in possession of real estate under color of
prefer his creditors, such as are bona fide creditors, whose title which he knows to he defective; he is in debt ; he peti-
Srights acquired tinder such preference are validl, unless the lions to be declared a bankrupt; the decree is passed, and his
creditor knows that it is the intention of the debtor to take property passes ih,-,-;;._..n ,.- After the proceeding in bank-
- the benefit of this act. To expect, then, that a debtor apply- ruptcy, and which, it may be presumed, will be had without
ing will ever have any fund to divide amimg the creditors any notice to the owners of the true title to this property, and
r would seem an absurdity. He is only to go on in the usual the lapse of two years from the decree in bankruptcy, all ad-
I course of his business, dispose of his property to favorite verse claims to the property are forever cut off and foreclosed.
Creditors, if he has any intention to take time benefit of this There is no saving of the rights of infants, married women,
act, keep it to himself, and the short limitation of two months or of persons insane or imprisoned. Now, in my own State
Makes all things safe. the statute of limitation in such a case would be twenty years,
But the '.:Ii ..'r:,it. between this bill, and the reasons as with' a saving of the rights of infants, married women, and
signed lor ', o I,. more manifest when you consider the ou persons insane or imprisoned. I can very readily conceive
unrestricted permission given to every debtor, under all cir. of cases where men would jumpat the chance to pass through
Scumnstances, to apply for and obtain the discharge under this the process of bankruptcy, in order to get this statute title to
n act. By the petitions for the measure, by the report of the land under a law of Congress. What necessity is there fir
Chairman upon the judiciary and by all the speeches thai any such provision? Why inot leave the rights and reme-
Shave been made in support of the measure, we are impor- dies of parties to be regulated by the ordinary laws of the
n tuned to pass this bill for the relief of unfortunate debtors. StatesI
- But when the law comes to be written, the word ufartlunaUt Again: I observe, by the 6&h section of the act, that the
Sand all phaseology and circumlocution bhy which the law jurisdiction of all cases arising out of the proceeding in bank-
Smirah be restricted in its operation to the unfortunate) is ruptey, or consequent upon it, are vested in the United States
Carefully omillted. The terms used are designedly so comn. courts. My colleague (Mr. B ,,i ,.i )loas claimed that this
prehensivo as to embraCe every man who is in debt, however jurisdiction is concurrent with i.nt ..r it,.- courts of the States;
small the amount, and whenever payable. It may be that position which I very much doubt. But assume it may bN
what he owes may be debitum in present solvendumn in futu. so. Why leave that in doubt Why not expressly make ii
ro, howsoever his debts may have been contracted, (Ymth one concurrent, and with the provision that the assignee when
single limitation in this last respect only,) he is entitled to ,;;-2g 'i the United States court shall not recover costs un-
apply for a discharge from all his debts upon the simple de- less l ie recover over c, and thereby compel him to collect
claration of his inability to pay. If lhe owes debts for trust the debts ofthe bankrupt in the or ,' courts oftheState
i funds misapplied, then, in order to apply, he must also owe To illustrate the operation of these provisions on the busi-
some other debts than those for trust funds. Hie is to be ness of a community, let me state a case which, if this law
t precluded, to be sure, from the discharge if he shall commit is to libe passed, may be of too frequent occurrence. Suppose
S any fraud in tie proceedings to obtain the benefit of the act ; a country merchant, with extended debts and credits, should
e but if the debts from which he seeks to be discharged hay, ho some act declaredmby this bill to be an act of bankruptcy.
- been contracted through the grossest frauds on his part, or his creditors proceed against himNR under this act, and at the
S his inability to pay the result of profligacy, there is nothing end of twenty days he is regularly declared a bankrupt. All
m- i the law to preclude him from the full benefit of the dis. his properly is at once vested in the assignee, who will be
- charge under this act; and then the show -f -Ceiprnetv held some young lawyer appointed by the United Stales judge
in out to the creditors- how specious! how fli,' ) It rojo. i'he assignee is entitled to sue every debt due the bankrupt
rity tin numbers and amount of his creditors shall at the hear- in the United States court, and to recover the increased costs
S ing file their written dissent to lhis discharge, then the bank- of that tribunal, however small the recovery. Debts which
rupt may appeal from the decision of the judge to that of a night be collected in my own State before a justice of the
r jury, or to the circuit court, and have a further trial; and it oeace, or other inferior court, at a very trifling expense, will
a he succeeds, then he is to be discharged absolutely, noutwibh- bIn sued in the United States court. A hundred suits would
S standing such dissent. It seems, then, the only object at- be a moderate estimate for such a case. In fifty of them th(
e tained by such complex dissen t is the privilege of obtaining a persons sued are subjected to costs in the aggregate at least
S trial. The creditors can enly found proceedings under this as much as the debts. In the other fifty cases, the defendants
e act on the acts of bankruptcy defined in the act, which shall ray be supposed able to establish set-off, payment, or other
it be committed after the act shall take effect. This is well; in defence, and defeat the recovery.. But they are subjected, in
s accords with the first principles of justice that all laws should costs and expenses, and in attendances on a distant court, toI
f be prospective. But you depart from that rule when the a ruinous amount. The assignee would probably be protect.
a dtbt,.,'- ,i --I: .r- ..,...... -i....1 The law is intended to ope ed by the district judge from liability to pay defendant's costs,
f rate ,,. in,- .". i ,.-. .",,. I) -to discharge him from all debts is he sues in another's right. But the costs on his part of all
s contracted before the law shall go into operation, or even hie unfortunate litigation will come out of the fund. Here, then,
c fore its passage. If the bill were so tfrained as to affect only is a whole community harassed with vexatious and disas
h future contracts, there might seem ... i.,; i;. i., justshow tros law suits, scourged with oppressive expenses, and rife
e of reciprocity and the security of individual rights. But no with imprecations on a law which has brought so much trou-
y one presumes to submit such a proposition, because ni) oneu ble into theiraffairs. Anti as to thie bankrupt himself, instead
in believes that it could enlist any strength in its support. if being the happy man described by my -'..Alt. _,-, released
a We are then to be drawn into tile support of this measur frinim the bondage of debt to begin a new ,i- wlli t 'ew hope,
" by the force of sympathy for the existing class of unfortunate he finds that the discharge promised by your law is hut an
s debtors. To do this the principles involved in all retroactive illusion. In some respect he may be found to have given
In legislation is ingeniously kept out ofsigiLt, by ]_i'.. .: our some preference, or done some other act which, by this law,
- time and thoughts by an exaggerated siatemrr, i -t iactb is to preclude him from a discharge. He finds his liusiness
- That we may correctly appreci:tte the principle involved it, broken up, his character destroyed, his property stripped front
1 retroactive legislation, essentially .'iif i u.; l private tights, let him ; lie can neither '.- .i., ,.,. under your law, nor under
o us, instead of looking at this dark and pourlt'ntous but imagi. tine laws of his Sta'e. .',.lI ,- i'. the creditors, they are pro
g nary cloud of h,000 bankrulps, take a single case, and sup mnised, at the end of two years, if practicable, a settlement or
P ... 1 \ 1, ;.I..'.,l'.,1u : i.- Aand B,thedebtoranj the concert, and may account themselves fortunate if they
I- i't lit *.,, i' ,r' L, .ir n,. AI r, ianol them fully, we as can obtain such settlement. But when obtained, it will most
e certain that A is indebted to B in $l1,00; that he has bee n probably be found that the expenses of litigations agencies,
e actually unfortunate, and is unable to 1i)my it, and desires to fees, andi commissions, will have exhausted the fund, so thai
d be discharged on surrendering a little remnant of property they, too, wiil have got their labor for their pains. This re-
t that will ams ,., ,-.., ,'r,: towards di-, lh .r,'..! this deb. stilt, in one or more of its aspects, will, I suspect, be foundl
, We satisfy (.' .., i.-. ...nr legal right' i,. 1. ni,, and wt. the consummation, in a majority of the cases, that will occur
it discharge A absolutely from the debt. But A is but half und,,r the compulsory part of this law.
, obliged ; he is poor, has a large family, and actually needs Thus far I have endeavored to present a practical view of
- $1,000. B, by his thrift and industry, has acquired the mo the operations of this law. Time will not permit further to
i ney-and why should westophalf way in I .r;. _' ..d I Why develop the defects of the bill. I have shown enough, it
d not order B to hand over the money ti A t *,i....ti.l we hcsi- would seem, to make it apparent that it needs much amend-
tate and wait for reasons to justify the act ? The chairman ment. But the chairman of the judiciary most imploringly
upon the judiciary wonld relieve us, far he woulh probably be urges us to vote this bill as a pure act of faith in the illustrious
I as able to deemtnstrate our legal right to compel B to pay over men who have heretofore had a hand in preparing this bil.
the money as he has been to demonstrate to this committee Once and again, it seems to have passed soutIe ot the prelimi-
- that this law will not discharge the contract. Weli, sir, we mary g*.- of legislation, and only failed of success for the
e are persuaded by the logic of my colleague, anil our own corn want. m o. 'i action ; and we are to be relieved irom the labor
e passionate '". .0n;-, and order B to pay to A the $l,000 which arid resliponsihility of perfecting the bill by a blind reliance
e he needs. "l t,. aercise of our powir has purchased A's gra that it will answer because distinguished jurists have hereto-
titude, but has not made him respect our justice. But how fore helped to cary this uill, or one something like it, through
t are the Oceloncs ,f B affected by these high-handed acts o) some of thoai preliminary stages of legiaianu ". How often
I power? ',;*. 'i. r we take from him the deht which is dut lave we known important measures to fail, by thie acquies-
f to him, or the money which his industry has accumulated,the once of early friends, when they had hbeen so amended as no
I despotic character of our power will not be more selt-evident longer to coincide with their j',t_. e.r. -. But we are implor-
- to himu than its iniqaity: omr moral right to do either will ed by my colleague to pass thi. l"in r,, iv, without amendment
y seem to him the same. Legal right should m .I i, -..u,, ..ilim, ,, in reliance upon the wisdom of those who have heretofore be-
to moral right. Iniquity would he iniquity still, although stowed some attention upon it, and did not pass it! We are
e perpetrated by tfle omnipotence of legislative power. And assured that it il, .*.- H',r impossible lo pass the bill now ii
e what wouls be iniquity in a single case wouhl not be eancti- we attempt to a" i, ,l ii , we had better pass it imperfect,
a fled by eineg made universal. So much for the principle in- as it is admitted to be, so as to get the measure afoaot. We
e volved in this retroactive legislation, are invited to a launch, and intreated riot to wait to get the
a But then the highly-colored picture of the imagination, the ship well rigged before she starts on her voyage upon her des-
exaggerated assumptions of facts on which we are to be im- tined element. But the metaphor savors more of poetry, than
polled to pass this measure) My c.ut. ague has gravely as- it evinces either of nautical skill or statesmanship. Theship
I summed that there are 500,000 bankrupts in the Unmied States I suppose, will be called the Experiment, as it is to be another
- waiting in a state of hopeless misery to be discharged under experiment upon the business of the People. And will not a
n this law ; but, that he may not tax our credulity tno severe- Whig Congress he warned by the fate of those who have
e ly, he immediately reduces the number to 250,000; and yet, gone before them, that experiments by Governmn'nit upon the
a in the same speech, he has told us that the petitioners to this business of the People, and bringing vexations and disap-
House in favor of the measure have amounted to some 23,000, pointments of the serious character I have described into their
- and to the Senate about as many, making in all from 45,000 affairs, are arguments which tell with effect upon the popular
to 50,000. If so, and all the petitioners are to be deemed mind?!
bankrupts, then only one out of ten have petlioned on the The brief review which I have taken of the details and de-
- first assumption, and one out of five upon the last. But, from fedls of this bill will, I think, have also disclosed some of the
f what I have seen of the p" til..nr I should deem jt a very reasons why, since we have lived under the Constitution, we
i nitr..v'...ir,i estimate to sup1.... .lW, of the actual petitioners, have had in operation, for so short a period only, a national


No less than three of the Capitals were sold, by orders from a dis-
tance, last week:
$10,000 sent to North Carolina.
$2,000 in, a whole, sold per order from Ohio.
31,500 sent to New York.
g5Distant adventurers, send your orders to R. PFRANCE.
they will be faithfully attended to, and in all cases the money
for prizes will be paid at sight.
GRAND AND MAGNIFICENT UNION LOTTERY,
CLASS NINE,
Will positively be drawn on Saturday, October 23, at Alexandria,
District of Columbia.
One Grand Prize of 50,000 Dollars!
1 prize of 830,000 4 prizes of $2,000
1 do 25,000 5 do 1,760
1 do 10,000 10 do 1,500
1 do 8000 10 do 1,250
1 do 7,000 50 do 1,000
1 do 6,000 50 do 500
1 do 5,000 50 do 400
1 do 4,000 100 do 300
1 do 9,500 100 do 260
l do 2,311 170 do 200
Tickets $20, Halves, $10, CLuarters $5, Eighths $2 50.
Certificates of packages will be sent at the following rates :
26 Wholes $268 00 1 26 Quarters 865 00
26 Halves 130 00 I 26 Eighths 32 50
fl Send your orders as early as possibleM
sept 8--cpatw3wif a. PRANCE, Washington,


rnments, at the same time, over the same People, was Bhy
many rather hoped for than exp cted.
I do wish. that the members of this committee, and those to
whom the high powers (f this Government may in all time be
committed, wowld suitably appreciate the profound wisdom of
hose great and good men who, in Ithe early days of the Con-
titution, so shaped ard moulded the laws, and called into
action the powers of this Government, as entirely to avoid
interference in the domestic concerns oh the People; and I
apprehend that wh(n the powers conferred upon this Govern-
nent are of a character to lead to such interference, and come
n collision with the laws of the States, the part of true wis-
lom will be found in abstaining from their exercise, unless
ipon the most pressing necessity.
The power vested in this Government to pass uniform
bankrupt laws, construed as it has been to leave such power
n the States until the national powers be exercised, was pro-
bably intended as a power of supervision and control, in order
o prevent gross abuse on the part of h'be States. There is
no pretence that such abuse has been attempted. The States
were prohibited from passing laws to impair the obligation of
contracts; but, under the bankrupt power, they might elude
such restriction but for this power in the General Govern-
ment of supervision and control.
About the year 18-27 the Supreme Court of the United
States decided that a State insolvent or bankrupt law, dis-
charging from the contract, would te constitutional as to all
contracts made in the States between the citizens thereof after
the passage of such law. Since that time, at least, it has been
understood to be fairly within the constitutional powers of
the States to provide prospectively for the absolute discharge
ofdbtors on terms as easy as provided by this bill. The fact
is, I believe, that, with this ascertained right in the States to
give the option to every debtor to be discharged from his debts
whenever his convenience or caprice shall dictate, on pi,,,|iy
assigning his property as you provide in this bill, r.. S.a,,
has gone to such an extravagant length towards abolishing
probity and good faith; and that no State has done so, should
be some evidence that the sober sense ofthe country does not
require such legislation. The fact is, that probity and good
faith are things so convenient, so useful, in the transaction
of private affairs, that the temptation to disregard them held
out even by li .iiceI ..ih..i-rl i 4 ,,r,.. remain long in vogue.
l have been ...-.. t i', .1" i,, .,.-1- ., r n, in my tinre, of theebbs
and flows of public feeling in favor of this propensity for relief
anm stop laws, and legislating men out of debt. In the year
1811 the Legislature of New York were overwhelmed with
petitions and other demonstrations of popular opinion in favor
of such a relief law. The embarrassments of business men
consequent on thie embargo, non-intercourse, and other com-
mercial troubles from 1808, had occasioned, as was supposed,
a peculiar necessity for a relief law of a veiy liberal character.
Well, under that impulse they passed the act of 3d April,
1811, commonly called the jubilee act, very much in principle
like the voluntary part of this bill. It was passed at the clpse
of the session, and its repeal was almost the first public act
of the very next session. That act was passed, as this will
be, not from any belief that the establishment of the principle
of such easy discharge from pecuniary obligation, to operate
on future transactions only, was essential to the welfare of
the People, but solely for its retroactive effects-solely from
sympathy for those embarrassed '.i i:. r h in, iinmg nd. tW. d F,
ln that case the alleged suffering was undoubtedly g.mnait
exaggerated. And in this case, the fact that the State insol.
vent laws will apply and afford relief to the extent that an en-
;-.(n,T.l public sentiment in the different States has sustain.-
.I h.-i' Legislaturesin going, will show to what a very limited
amoutint the number of cases will be reduced where a necessity
can be claimed for this law from any deficiency of power to
provide for them by the State systems. The cases where con-
tracts were made before the passage ofthe State insolvent or
bankrupt laws, and where the debts have not been contracted
in and due to the citizens of the same State, under whose laws
the discharge may be obtained, are the only cases where tne
State insolvent laws may not be or may be made entirely suf-
ficient to such discharge of unfortunate or dishonest debtors
as may best suit the policy and public sentiment in the diffe-
rent States. To provide firthis very restricted number of
cases-existing rarely but at large commercial points, and
there only in a limited proportion of those involved in debt-
I confess myself unwilling to impose upon the great mass ef
the nation a system coming in collision with the laws of the
States in the most odious and oppressive ferms, and bringing
great vexations into the private affairs, and subverting by
wholesale the rights, of individuals. I cannot believe that
such a system will be long sustained by the public opinion of
the country. Among other amendments which I have pre-
pared, and hope tlo see adopted if this bill is to pass, is one lim-
iting its duration to two years, and the end o f the then next
session of Congress. Public opinion will thea have tested it,
and, if found to work well, it may be easily re-enacted ; but
if it is found odious and oppressive, I do not wish to see it is
the power of a bare majority of either branch of the Legisla-
ture or the Executive to prevent its repeal. I wish to avoid
my necessity for getting up indignation meetings for its repeal.

For New Orleans, Charleston, and Havana,
To leave on thie 12th October next.
'IHE well-known substantial steamship ALABAMA, H.
fB Windle commander, built in 1838, for the Baltimore,Nor.-
SFolk, and Charleston line, of the best materials, without regard to
expense, 676 tons burden, copper fastened and coppered, with
copper boilers, having just been thoroughly overhauled and fitted
tor her intended packet route between Havana and New Orleapsa,
with superior ano amtple accommodation Ior one hundred cabin
,nd also for steerage I .... t. -. will leave Baltimore for the
,tove ports on the 12th .- 1 ).1 1 r next.
I'..- ... r .. ;i. ,. I;..: 1.,. 1 ,t Havana will provide themselves
wit. ..,r,.; Ir r '" i" l e*r t onsul in Baltimore.
For freilmht or passage apply to Captain Windle on board, at
O'l)onnell's wharf, Baltimore, or to
sept 13-dil2Oct W. G. HARR1SON.
C I4-I R1' *-EUi" .t ANI --..HM -',K'l -.ALE,-
That beautiful place known by the name of Brentwood, sit-
samed on one of the heights bordering on Washington city, about
I I mile northeast of he Capitol.
The house is solidly built of brick, pebble dashed, and is noted
for the elegance as well as convenience of its plan and finish. It
contains 9 roomsin on the first floor, besides a large hall, pantry and
kitchen and 4 hbed-rooms on tihe second story ; the whole in, per-
oect repair. There is every convenience attached to form, a com-
plete establishment, as, a gardener's house, quarters for negroea,
*arriage.- house, smoke.hiousa,, and ice-house, all, but the last, of
brick. The garden is stocked with choice fruits.
The farm is wcll known as very productive meadow land, and
is provided with all necessary fixtures, as, a 'urge barn, stables,
:orn-crib, a, d ithay-barrack,
The terms will be very moderate and accommodating. City
property would be taken in exchange. Apply to
J. C. WALSH,
At Mrs. Pittman'as boarding house, j ai-.,, i...
sept 20-eotfif
VALUABLE DAIRY AND FARM 1t0UR SAt.F.
The undersigned will sell at public sale, on the ta1st day of
October next, the interest of the lane John Hite, sen. in a beauti-
ful and valuable Farm, lying on the border of the city of Wash-
ington, and about a tile and a half north of the Capitol. The
farm contains sixty two acres of land, well watered, and da consid-
erable portion of it in wood. It has been used as a dairy farm for
the last several years, and is in a high state of cultivation. It hes
imealthy, on elevated ground, commanding a splendid view of the
r.ity and the river; and it is, altogether, a very desirable place for
it country residence.
To any person wishing to undertake the business of supplying
the city with milk a great inducement is offered, as advantageous
arrangements ,.,. be made with the present proprietor for a se.-
lect stock of ..in i. cattle, horses, wagons, and all necessary im-
plem.ents, as well as for an extensive set of good customers, si
that this lucrative business could be continued without any inter-
reption.
Thue sale will take place on the premises, at 12 o'clock.
Terms of sale : On the land, a credit of one, two, and three
years ; the purchaser to give his note, wish approved security.
Foresale at the dairy, several fine BERKSHIRE PIGS, 6 weeks
olt, fram the e etL imported stock.
sept t8--eotO.-.tl JOHN HITZ, Ja. Trustee.
C31|1VO HUNDRED DOLLARS IEWAtD.. Ran
U- .... 1i um the subscriber, living near Haymarket, in tfe
county I' .,.' William, V; ,';.., on the night of the 14th nht.
negro mau ELIAS, who calls himself ELIAS HALL. He is
about 5 lees 9 or 10 inches high, stout and well made, with dark
complexion. His age is aliou' 38 or 40. He has a small scarab oa
one of his jaws, caused by the touthach. He has a variety of
clothmng; hum wore away a snuff colored frock coat, black cass iet
pantaloons, black or white vest, white cotton shirt, and black hat.
He is a sensible anl well-behaved negro, and will, I am sure, tell
a plausible story, if interrogated. As a min ;..?1 r. ii.. .,v
neighbor, Mr-. B. E Harrison, went off the same neim,] I .,r, ,.,'.
they are together, and making fi*r a free State.
I will give the above reward if taken out of the State of Virgi-
nia or in the District of Coluaibis, and secured in jail so that I get
him again, a-.-..l ,11 .1 i ,.J ; and one hundred dollars if taken
in the State .i ,ci.n. .,, I I.-. dollars ii taken in the county of
Prince William, and secured in jail.
JOHN GRAHAM, Sen.
Near Haymarket, Prince William county, Va.
N. B.-I have reason to believe he has a free pass.
sept 4-diftf J. G.
The Washington Globe anul Leesburg Genius of Liberty wilt
please insert the above till forbid.

WASHINGTON CITY PRIZE OFFICE,
Great ant Unprecedented I.uck at Richard France's
Office.











POLITICS OF THE DAY.

THE RIGHT SPIRIT 1

PROM THE CINCINNATI GAZETTE, SEPTEMBER 23.
WRIGS WILL YOU WAKE UP ?-By activity, vi-
gilance, united and vigorous effort, you last year
elected your President, your Governor, and the
only branch of the Legislature (of the State) with-
in the control of the ballot-box at that time, by
triumphant majorities. But the Locofocos held
the majority in the State Senate, and by their de-
structive course defeated all efforts to provide a
sound currency, and to stimulate industry and en-
terprise again to engage in active business. A
wily opponent was severely scotched, but not
killed. He is now again on the alert, with a well-
organized corps acting as one man to regain
power, that it may be exerted not only for your
destruction, but to the destruction of the best in-
terests of the country. The battle was but half
won. One more rally will complete the victory,
and secure some hope of prosperity for years to
come! Will you wake up? Come once more
to the rescue, and secure for years your principles
and your prosperity Recall the effects of the
blighting experiments of Locofocoism upon your
business, your individual prosperity, and let a voice
go up from the ballot-boxes which shall make the
ears of our adversaries tingle. Remember, when
you have heretofore failed in your duty, how reck-
less has been the course of the demagogues!
You have the power. In this, our cily of Cincin-
nati, you have a majority, if called out as it should
be, not only to make your success certain in this
county, but in all probability to determine the po-
litical complexion of the next Legislature and of
the State, and to settle its policy for the next year,
if not for years to come. The responsibility rests
upon you, Whigs of Cincinnati, individually and
collectively! Will you rally, organize, and do
your duty ? By apathy and inattention the Whigs
have lost ground in Iadiana, in Vermont, and in
Maine. These advantages of our opponents are
plainly attributable to our apathy, not to any
change in public opinion upon political affairs.
When we rouse up, and do what we can do, what
men ought to do, victory crowns our efforts-as
in the Congressional elections in Tennessee,
Georgia, North Carolina, and Indiana. But when
we sit quietly down, fold our arms, and cry peace,
peace, when there is no peace, but an active and
ever-tigilant enemy exerting his whole strength
in direct and insidious effort for your overthrow,
then we should look for defeat. "COME WHAT
MAY, LET US DO OUR DUTY, OUR WHOLE DUTY, AND
NOTHING SHORT OF OUR DUTY. WE OWE THI[
TO THE COUNTRY, AND LET US NOT FALL
SHORT OF IT."
Some are disheartened at the aspect of affairs at
Washington, and disposed to give up. To give
up when danger threatens has not hitherto been the
course of American freemen. There is no occasion
for dismay, though there is much for firmness. Is
the Whig party to be thrown into confusion by
the recent difficulties at Washington? True
Whigs will emphatically answer NO. Let us do
our duty with more firmness, and in greater unanim-
ity. There is much ground for hope in the future
prospect-none for despair. In the language ol
the Boston Atlas, let us say in reference to our
national affairs: We have repealed the odious
sub-Treasury; we have carried the Fortification
bill, the Home Squadron bill, the Loan bill, the
Revenue bill, the Bankrupt bill, and lastly, and
most happily, the Land Distribution bill. If we
could have been assured, at the commencement
of this session, that all these important Whig
measures would be carried through within the
limits of one short session, would not every Whig
heart have leaped for joy ? With such a glorious
array of consummated measures before us, what room
is therefore despondency ? Let us act like men and
like patriots. Let us yield to the President's de-
sire for further time for reflection. More than all,
and above all, let all sound and true Whigs through-
out the Union stand firmly together, shoulder to shoul-
der, until they have carried our beloved country to
that point of prosperity and happiness which it
was the primary object of their union to restore."

FROM THE BALTIMORE AMERICAN.
If the Distribution Bill had become a law it)
1832, when it passed by large majorities in both
Houses of Congress, but retained by General Jack-
son, who thus defeated the measure without allow-
ing Congress to pass upon it with his objections,
the State of Maryland would have received up to
this time from that source upwards of TWO MIL-
LIONS OF DOLLARS. The following table will show
the aggregate amount which each county in the
State would have received from 1.-3'-! to I';--
period of six years-supposing the sum to which
the State would have been entitled had been dis-
tributed among the counties:


Alleghany
AnneArundel .
Baltimore city .
Baltimore county
Calvert
Caroline
Cecil
Charles
Dorchester
Frederick
Hartford


$40,000
110,500
317,000
158 500
31,500
35.500
59,500
67,500
71, 000
178,0)00
64,000


Kent
Montgomery
Prince George's
(lueen Anne's
St. Mary's
Somerset
Talbot
Washington
Worcester


40,000
75,000
78000
59,000
51,000
79 000
48 000
98,000
71,000

$1,732,0C0


The share of Maryland, it thus appears, for the pe
tod above named, would have been nearly $300,000
per annum. For the three years from 18-38 to 1841,
the average amount of annual sales of the pub-
lic lands has fallen short of the average for the
preceding six years. The financial difficulties
which have afflicted the country, to the depression
of most interests, and to the great discouragement
of enterprise, have operated no doubt to diminish
the extent of land sales in the West. But, under
all the disadvantages of the times, the amount of
sales since 1838, added to the sales of the prece-
ding six years, would raise the share of Maryland
from 1832 to the present time, supposing the
distribution had gone into effect in 183-2, consid-
erably over two millions of dollars.
One of the first results of tIle ascendancy of the
Whigs has been to secure the adoption of the
Distribution policy. Henceforth the States will
reap the benefits of it. It was not the fault oh
the Whigs that they did not enjoy these benefits
before.

FAKMEnS AND MECHANICS' BANK,
Georgetown, 'eptember 23, 1841.
T HE BOARD OF DIRECTORS of this institution
have declared a dividend of two and a half (2J) per cent. for
the half year ending on the 30th June last, which will be ready to
be paid after the 25th inst.
By order of the Board : J. I. SrULL,
sept 25-3tif Cuashier.
*O'NE HUNDRED DOLLARS REWARD.-Ran
away from the subscriber, who resides near TI, r ..l.f..-,
Prince W illiam county, Va. on the night of the I i i \. -,
last, SAM, or SAM BALL, who is full six feet high, and stout in
prepor'ion, but not fleshy; co'or very dark or black, aged between
fifty and sixty, and when his beard is long, being very black, he
has an old appearance ; when closely shaved he shows age but
little, except that in walking, and particularly when fatigued, he
stoops a little, and always in, walking 'r ,li,,.. ,-.n.. of his feet
turns out much more than the other. I.r k %.--, himn the most
of his summer and winter clothing, the one consisting of Burlaps,
the other pantaloons and roundabouts of home made cotton and
wool, of dark gray color, and particularly, lie wore away a pair
ofwell-made double-soled shoes, with high quarters, not much
worn. He is a sensible and well behaved negro, and will, I am
sure, tell a plausible story if interrogated. A man belonging ts my
neighbor, John Graham, went off the same night, which renders
it probable they are' together, and making for a free State; and it
is also probable they have forged free papers from this or some
other county of this State.
I will pay the above-named reward to any person who may take
him up out of the State of Virginia or District of Columbia, fifty
dollars if taken in the District of Columbia, and twenty-five if
taken in Virginia, except in my own county, and secure him in
some jail so that I get him, and all reasonable and necessary
charges in addition, ifdelivered to me at my residence. If taken
in my own county, ten dollars.
sept28-wtf B. E, HARRISON.


PAPER NETS FOR CLEANING AND VENTILA-
TING SILK WORMS.
Messrs. GALES & SEATON : Believing the above named ad-
mirable labor-saving anti ventilating apparatus to be the most
valuable invention for that purpose that has been made since
this noble insect was first domesticated, I should deem myself
guilty of inexcusable neglect if I failed to urge its adoption
on American silk culturists. Before I describe the paper nets,
the method of making them, and the manner of using them,
I will quote a passage from a letter of Dr. J. S. BELt,, (Journal
of the American Silk Society, Volume II. page 290,) which
will show the opinion entertained of their value by intel-
ligent silk culturists in France. 1 am now using two hurtn-
dred and fifty paper nets; and, after several weeks' close
observation, I believe them to ble worthy of all the praise that
has been bestowed on them in France. Persons unacquaint-
ed with the habits of silk worms are incompetent judges of
the value of fixtures designed for their accommodation ; hence
thousands of dollars have been expended by inexperienced
theorists in the United States for the purchase of fixtures
that have -ui-..,I ',,iilv been thrown away. The capital ex-
pended in this way, since 1835, would furnish an ample
bounty for the establishment of this valuable culture in three
or four States of the Union. Speculators are still at work,
and there is reason to fear that larger sums will yet be thrown
away for unsuitable fixtures.
"It is well known that a speedy and effectual method of clear-
ing away the litter from the worms, during the feeding process,
has long been a desideratum. The network hurdles were re-
commended for this purpose ; but their '.. C,-n. is now, I be-
lieve, universally acknowledged. It '1, i. ,.r .-1 the pages of
the Propagateur,' that the operation of cleaning the worms is
now performed, in all the principal French colonies, by meons of
whatare termed paper nets, (papiers-filets.) Itaappeats that nets
made of twine were first used; but they are now universally su-
perseded by these paper nets, which are much cheaper, and are
said to be better adapted to the purpose. I regret that I have not
been able to find any description of these nets in the 'Propaga-
teur ;' iall the communications take it for granted that the reader
is already acquainted with their construction. As tar as I can dis-
cover, however, fioan the different articles on the subject, I think
they are made by punching a great number of small holes in a
sheet of n'. paper, with an instrument constructed for the pur-
pose. I. i. this paper is laid upon the worms to be cleaned,
mulberry leaves having been previously sprinkled over it, the
worms ascend through the holes as they are said to ascend through
the mfeshes of the network hurdles, and the paper underneath
containing thie litter can of course be removed. The inventor of
ihis apparatus is M. Eugene Robert. In a letter to the editor of
the Propagateur' lie remarks: The use of the paper nets in
i.. .. ..., .-"f i,.t Tulle, and in a great numb r of large and
.1, ,I :*i 1 il.. .,,., in the neighborhood, h s bbeesn attended with
sumh entire success that i will hereafiter confine myself toa, sim-
ple presentation of the testimony of those culturists who have
made use of them, in order to recommend the adoption of my
economical net.' He then cites, ar..... ii,, i i. i,,, ii, it of
a distinguished culturist of Brest in i.. ,- wi,,,. r, t i ., M.
Pain,. de Laforet, who, after staying that his succe's that year
(1839) had been greater than in any former season, adds : 1 owe
this result to your paper nets, which l have used continually up to
the time of mounting, to the number of 1,500, 2 feet wide and 4
feet long, (.rr ..'. '',1 .1 .,I lie size of my shelves, have had
a greatnmau.u ..,w'. ,i t, 6 myself have made use ofthe paper
nets this year. Pierced according to the pattern of yours, my
nets have worn very well; fur I have uhad but 10 or 12 of then
injured. I have no doubt that by sian-ther year the paper nets will
be brought into general use throughout the country.' "
I will now furnish directions for making and using nets
similar to mine, which I have found to accomplish well what
is ascribed to the French nets.
These nets are made by providing a framework of light
laths, 3 feet long and 2 feet wide, (this being the size most
convenienrt,)-the two pieces of laths 3 feet long being united
by three pieces 2 feet long, one at each end and one in the
middle. The holes (five-eighths of an inch in diameter) are
punched in sheets of strong brown paper, 3 feet long and 2
feet wide, to suit the frames on which they are pasted. Th,
space between the holes may be about an inch. With an in-
strument called a wad-cutter, twenty sheets of paper may be
punched at once. Double sets of these nets will cost but lit-
tle more than shelves of rough plank; and if the frames are
well put together with wrought nails, they will last more than
twenty years. This paper will require renewing in every pe-
riod of six or seven years. After the silkworms have accom-
plished thile third moulting, the nets may he laid over the
worms daily, if the culturist desires it, up to the time of mount-
ring, and the worms will be kept as clean as the most careful
could desire, and with comparatively little labor.
The nets must not be laid over the worms when they are
torpid; but, after the third and fourth moultings, when nearly
all the worms are roused, they may be laid over them daily;
o.nd when the leaves are scattered over the paper, they will
speedily extricate themselves from the litter, ascend through
the holes, and commence eating. The nets may be used with
>r without shelves under them; if without shelves, they can
he supported by parallel slips of timber, about 20 inches apart;
if placed on shelves, they must be raised about two inches by
placing blocks of timber under each end. When these nets
are used, disease cannot be produced by the accumulation of
litter without gross r, li:,.'- ,i no claim to infallibility is
set up for them. L;-' i i to,.., try them. They will be
found simple, (a child can apply and use them,) economical,
and very efficient. LAYTON Y. ATKINS.
STAFFORD CtUNTY, VA., SEPT, 1841.

A' WO YOUNG L..AI)ES of Boston aied.sirousofen
gaging in some respectable institution at the South. One
would undertake instruction on the Piano FPorte and the
French language; the other i n D)rawing and Painting, in its
varieties, in box and shell work, and ornamental snd Iancy work
generally.
Having hadl considerable experience in imparti.. k ..JI l,.-.
they would, if more desirable, assume the entire i-..r ,r .1,1 ,
in instittidon for day pupils, and, in addition to the above, instruct
mn all the customary branches of polite andt useful English
learning.
References furnished upon addressing a letter, post pailJ, to E.
I. T B iston. Mass. sept 2S8-w3w
IF OR SALE,1-The 1 .um .... property belonging to the es-
ta-te ofthe late Setm. J I i, itdeceased, viz,
Pews numbered 36 and '15, in Trinity Churec'h.
Also, the 11 ...... i : Nos. 13, 14, 15, and 16, in square No.
355 ; Nos. 1 I -,.,.I 14, in square No. 361 ; and No. 6, in
-q'-are No. 439.
Also, 12 shares of stock in the Phiuanix steamboat.
Apply to THOMAS H. GILLISS or
WILLIAM B. TODD,
sept28-eo3tlaw3w Executors.
-TiRAY iVE) 01R 41 ii I .1E.: th 25tt h tinstant, a large
masliff DOG, color black, with whit' breast and toe, re-
,narkb, le for his sicr, weighing upwards of one hundred pounds.
He had on a brass collar marked William R. Scaver, No. Fromnt
street, Philadvlphia, und comes when called by tIle name of Nick.
Any information will be r,,,ku..ii received, and a liberal reward
given to tiny person whc it'..., him to Mrs. M. Bowen's, cor-
ier of Sixth and D streets, opposite the Unitarian church.
sept 28-eo3t
I HR1 I I'l -% I .-l ,,.,,,.. W ,\].,.. ,,,All ,,.y
S county (Maryland) Court, as a Court of Equity, w- will sell
at public auctionn Tn 7" ,-'', the 14th day of October next.
at Mr. James Blahmck's Hotel, in the town of Cumberlamnd, at 4
o'clock P. M. the following described highly valuablle real estate,
lying and being in All. 11.. I.,. county and State ol Maryland, con
-i in part, th. t ti-%. and IRON LANDS purchased by
- :t Doff Green for the Union Company, and generally known
as General Green's investiments in Aileghamuy county, to wit:
One tract of land called thant's Factory, obtainingg 2091 acres,
on the North Branch of the Potomac, above lthe mouth of Savage
river, abounding in Coal and Iron ore, lying in juxtaposition and
possessing great water powets, with the improvements thereon.
One tract ot land called T'ken up Thrice, containing tu5 acres.
One tract called Staten Island, containing 51 acres.
These two tracts abound also with line timber, and adjoin the
first described tract.
One tract called Coal Hill, containing t.1l4 acres.
Oue tract called Coal Pit, conthinius 7.31 acres.
Port of a tract of land cult ri Stones It. _.- ,, ,........ 385 acres
anl 103 perches.
All the above lands lie contiguous to each other and abound with
timber, iron ore, and coal
Iota Nos. 7, 8, 9, containing 50 acres eactu, it a fine state of cul-
tivation and lying contiguous to each ether, also abounding with
iroe ore snd emoal.
T'Ite Trustees think it unneiessarv io go int, a detailed history
of hose highly valuable lands, as they ale too well known to capi-
talists to require it. Ttey refer, however, to General Green's
'..'... i u;..a ,amphlet on the subject, in 'ohich will be found a his-
.- ,. i,. ,r tocution, rapacity tor manufacturing and other pur-
poses, as well as an acconut of their different veins of Btitutnitous
Coal, and Iron Ore banks contiguous thereto, and the finest water
sites. It is believed that here are no richer bodies of mineral
wealth in the whole coal fields in Allegheny county than those form-
ed ty these lands.
Terms of sale, as prescribed by the decree and agreement of
the parties, cosh, to be paid on the day the sale shall be ratified
and confirmed by said Court.
At the request of the parties, the sale of this property was post-
poned from the day last advertised.
FREDERICK A. SCHLEY,
HANSON B. PIGMAN,
sept28 --clhis Trustees.


EARTHENWARE, CHINA, & GLASS.-THOS.
PURSELL has just imported, per ship Gen. Washington,
from Liverpool, (direct) one hundred and eighteen crates and
hogsheads of tlhe above articles, of the newest patterns and shapes;
which, with his former stock, makes his assortment extensive and
complete. All of which will be sold, wholesale and retail, at Alex-
andria and Northern prices.
Goods assorted in the original packages, suitable for groceries
First quality Baltimore Stone-ware, at factory prices
Pipes in boxes, Looking-glasses, Knives and Forks
German silver Table and Tea-spoons, Waiters
Astral, stand, Liverpool, anl wall Lamps, Lamp Wicks of vari-
ous sizes
German silver and other Castors, Britannia Tea and Coffee
Sets, &c. &e.
Grateful for past favors, he still solicits from his friends and the
Public generally a share of their patronage, assuring them that
nothing on hils part shall be wanting to give satisfaction. Please
call and examine ware and prices.
THOMAS PURSELL,
sep 2-eodlmif Opposite Brown's Hotel, Penn. avenue.
f" The Globe, Madisonian, Potomac Advocate, Alexandria
Gazette, and Winchester Republican, will publish the above every
other day for one month.
District of ColundA. ii'u ',;c!-)'.'.'.... t. ,, ", to wit:
C mARLES L.%"-kEi ,.i .,t.p..'i ao thie Hon. Wiltam
Craneh, Chief Judge of the Circuit Court of the District of
Columbia, to be discharged from imprisonment under the act for
the reliefof insolvent debtors within the District of Columbia,
on Monday, the 4th October next, at 5 o'clock P. M., at
the court room, when and where his creditors are requested to
attend.
sep 25-3t WM. BRENT, Clerk.


WASHINGTON.
"Liberty and Union, now anrid forever, one and
inseparable."

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1841.

The SECRETARY OF STATE left this city yester-
day morning on a visit to his country residence
in Massachusetts.

Mr. EwiNG, the late Secretary of the Treasury,
having returned to this city from his visit to Bos-
ton, left here again yesterday morning on his way
to rejoin his family in Ohio.

THE CHINESE NEWS.
The Supercargo of the barque Florida (Mr.
Bush) reports that, just as the Florida hurried
away from Macao, news was received from Canton
of an outbreak there, the Chinese having com-
menced hostilities. The Florida passed Captain
ELLIOT in the steamer Nemesis, on the 18th,
bound to Canton. It is probable, therefore, the
bloody war has been commenced in good earnest,
the British fleet offCanton, under Capt. HERBERT,
having received orders, in case the least hostility
was manifested, to bombard the city, and not
cease until it was reduced to ashes. They were
enjoined, at the same time, to afford all possible
protection to foreigners. The city was filled with
Tartar soldiers, above sixty thousand having al-
ready arrived. They were daily coming in in
great numbers from the adjacent country.
The following extracts from letters were writ-
ten a few days previous to the sailing of the Flo-
rida, and are therefore not so late as the above
verbal reports:
CANTON, MAY 11, 1841.
With reference to political matters, since the commence-
ment of the present month, the native population has been
gradually becoming more and more alarmed by secret prepa-
ra'ions made by the Mandarins for renewal of hostilities with
the English; a request has been sent to Capt. Eliot that the
forts on the river and at the Bogue be surrendered to the
Chinese, to which Capt. E. replies that every thing must
remain as now ,,-..irlijig and that as long as the Chinese
preserve faith I.... ao ..., hostility will be committed by the
English forces. A large number oftroops, said toamount to
some 60,000 men, have arrived here from the northern and
western provinces, and certain movements of bodies of these
men have brought two or three British vessels of war within
cannon shot of Canton. Capt. Elliot arrived here this morn-
ing, and has had an interview with the authorities, but to
what purpose we have not been at.lo to learn; the excitement
of the people is, however, increasing, and we shall not be
surprised to find ourselves within ten days either outside the
Bogue, or prisoners in the factories at Canton, or perhaps
residing in Canton as we now are, but with a substitution of
British for the present Chinese rulers.
MACAO, MAY 15.
Commodore Sir GORDON BREMER is expected to return
here from Calcutta by about the end of June, at the latest.
The Peking Gazettes have of late obtained a great number
of memorials to the Emperor from young men of good fami
ies, who, anxious to signalize their valor and patriotism, re-
quest to be permitted to join the imperial army to fight against
the red bristled race. At Peking, so very distant at present
from the seat ot war, the spirit evinced by the Government,
so hostile to every peaceable arrangement, seems to he very
popular, and threats to exterminate the insolent barbarians
findl great favor.
We are sorry to state that a good deal of sickness prevail-
ed at Canton, as well among the merchant community as on
board the ships of war anchored in the river. The weather
latterly has been very unfavorable.
Her Majesty's brig Columbine had returned to Macao
from a trip to Chusan, with M. Gntslaff as interpreter, but
the hostility of the natives prevented a landing. M. Gutslaff
ascertained, however, by a brief interview, that Captain
Stead had been killed by the Mandarins and soldiers, who
beat him to death with stones.
The reception the Columbine met with at Chusan abund-
antly manifests the spirit of hostility entertained by the Chi-
nese against the Engliah, and it likewise shows that what has
hitherto been done by the latter has entirely failed of making
them feared or respected; in fact, the haughtiness of the Chi-
nese towards outer barbarians seems rather to have increased
than otherwise since the evacuation of Chusan, which in im
aerial edicts is ascribed to the fear of Tartar armies.
We annex a characteristic proclamation from
the Celestials :
FROM THE CANTON REGISTER, l1TH MAY.
PROCLAMATION FROM THE IMPERIAL COMMISSIONERS.-Yt-a,
Pacilicator of the rebels and Generalisstimo, with theassistant
Great Minsters, LUNG and YANS, issue this proclamation for
the clear urndiertaniling of affairs.
It is known that the fiun nationss of the empire are the peo.
ple, and that the safety of the people is the army; and, there-
fore, as they arc mutually dependent on, they should regard
each other with mutual good feeling.
The Province of Canton has always been reported as a
rich and extensive department, a district famous for learned
and wealthy men.
Our dynasty has fed anti nourished the black-haired people
fior more than two hundred years, and has kept the empire in
peace and tranquillity for a long period, and the people have
never seen a redcoat ; and so, it one person a.'. -i-e. f.,iI.$
and opposes the laws, the whole people are alarmed, as at the
sound of the wind anti the cry of the stork, :hl,,kr, ...Idliers
arecoming. Butour Emperor, to rescuehis ;.....i ',...t, their
'lifficutlLies, orders his officers to lead forth their troops.
When 1 (Yilsban) first seated myself in my chariot, I
heard that, since the rebellious barbarians first bolted into the
river of the city, great numbers of the trading community
have removed themselves. Now that troops are assembling
from all quarters, the strength of our forces cannot he said to
bie slender; nor can the city and the surrounding land be said
to be in'ttfn,,l.,l; i.rain and provisions cannot be said to be
scarce, ....r .,, ,i,iy weapons cannot be said to be out of or-
der: therefore, ye traders, you must rest in r,',, 'itil'., with-
out any apprehensions, anid all of you in 7t, ., I. 1 of one
mind. On this account we issue these perspicuous orders.
After this proclamataioo is issued, let those who have not re.
moved dwell in tranquillity, rejoicing in their occupations;
and those who have removed must forthwith return, and all
H. ..,I .ur-ue their different callings.
I ...p..I". 'public officers have hitherto been the people's
hope and dependence; and mori. especially now they cannot
lightly desert their ,a ti i .' walls.
Hitherto the barbarians have Iee- respectfully obedient to
theempire, and ,.1; ,I, .,, *ht v been permitted to open their
holds and commence trading; therefore it is essentially requi-
site to preserve tranquillity, and not to give way to anxiety
and fear. As to the soldiers, they have strict prohihittry warn-
ings; yet, if they cause agitation and trouble, the people are
permitted to collar and carry them to the camps, where they
will be ruled by military law; decidedly no indulgence will
le shown them. Ant, ye people, bet not dilatory sor stand
gaping about it ....i-. suspicion. A special proclamation.
3d moon, 29th day, (April 20.)

The Vur, h, Free Trader, in paying a respect-
ful tribute to the learning and literary ability of Mr.
AL.eX. H. E aERETT, the new President of Jefferson
College, Louisiana, refers in the following terms to
one of our" own fellow-citizens, whose acquirements
and qualifications for a similar station he does not
overrate:
We cannot dismiss the subject, thus hastily glanced at,
without expressing our surprise and regret that neither Lou-
isiana nor Mississippi have called to the head of their most
prominent institutions the great learning and abilities of a
creole of the former State. We speak ef ALEXANDER DtMITRY,
an alumnus of Georgetown College, fur several years a resi-
dent of Washington, and now Secretary to the Board for the
adjustment rftclaims on Mexico. We have never met any
man yet, who to such puri'y of character and simplicity of
manner united so much erudition, accomplishment, and vigor-
ous intellect. As a belle-lettres scholar, a man of science, a
linguist, or a philosophical writer, he has few superiors; and
yet in the meridian of an active and robust life, full of enohi.
siasta 'or the cause of I.-tt. rg, and devoted to aur hearths and
altars, our interests anti our institutions-loved andi admired


by all who know him, and appreciated the more highly as lihe
is better known and more closely scanned-ALEXANDER DIM-
ITrYs would give tone, character, and success to any establish-
ment that could obtain his supervision."

We learn that Major BacHi, of the Topographical Engi-
neers, with his party, will commence a survey of the Patapsco
river in a- fw days. This, we presume, is the preliminary
step to a location for a fort on Sollers's Flats, or wherever the
Board of Engineers may deem the most important point to be.
[Baltimore American.

JOHN MENOUOH, an engineer on the Columbia railroad, in
jumping front the locomotive while coming down the road near
Fairmouni, last week, broke both his legs belowthe knees;
and so shockingly were they shattered by coming'in contact
with tt.e ground, that it is apprehended one or both of them
will have to be amputated. Of all men engineers should be
supposed the most careful about jumping from a railroad train
when in motion, seeing as they do so many accidents from
that imprudence.
TEMPERANCE BANNERS.-At a Temperance harvest home
at Greenwich, Warren county, New Jersey, among the ban-
ners in the procession, was one, a sheaf of wheat, with the
following motto:
If you eat me I'm food-if you drink me I'm poison."
And another, a sheaf 'of oats, motto: I furnish hotrse-power
not steam."-N. Y. Express.


S PROM FLORIDA. MR. BOTTS TO THE PUBLIC.

SAVANNAH, SEPTEMBER 22. FOR THE NATIONAL INTELLIOENCER,
By the arrival yesterday of the United States steamer Beau- RICHMOND, SEPTEMBER 23,1841.
fort, Captain PECK, from Florida, we are in possession of the I never was an admirer t .t th generally pre-
St. Augustine News of the 17th instant, and the subjouined vails ia Congress of making one speech and publishing ano-
letters from attentive correspondents. other, amnd yet 1 hold it not only excusable, but justifiable to
The News says: The steamer Charles Downing, Captain some extent, particularly (since the time allowed a speaker has
DENT, arrived here on Monday last from Southern Posts, been curtailed to a single hour) to run out an argument
By her we learn that the scouts which let Fort Dallas on the more in extenso than time would permit in the hour; but I
lit instant for Okachobee had not returned, take for granted that it has never been held excusable for a
I The United States transport schooner Joseph Crowell, member to write out any thing he did not speak, having the
Captain 'GOODWIN, left this port on Monday last for Indian slightest personal application to any member on the floor.
river, and when off Cape Canaveral, in a heavy blow, These remarks have been drawn from me by a perusal of
carried away her mainsail. She approached very near the the speech of Mr. PROFFIT, as published in the Intelligencer
Cape, where was discovered several Indians waiting the yes- of the 21st, and which I have just received.
set's coming ashore; but she succeeded in returning to this In that speech I find much omitted that was spoken-such
port on Wednesday." as his repeated disclaimers of personal disrespect to me, of my
CORRESPONDENCE O TE SAVANNAh REPUBLICAN warning to him not to go too far, and his reply thereto; all
PiLATN A SEPT. 17. which appeared in the sketch given by the Reporter. Now
PILATKA, SEPT. 17. this I care little for. I have no objection that he should write
GENTLEMEN: As your reporter, it becomes my duty to state out his speech to make it as palatable as he likes hitherto his
that about 5 o'clock yesterday morning a general gloom was constituents or to the ear of power, but I cannot allow it to
spread over the camp stationed in this vicinity, by the death be done at my expense.
of Lieut. E. M. THAYER, of the 2d Regiment of Dragoons, find also much written out that was not spoken in my
and one of its most promising young ufficera. hearing, and I sat within three feet of him, an atenive li-
The report of a carbine was heard from the closed marquee tenr, and I sat within ihree feet ofh is but one paragraph,ttentive Is-
of that officer early in the morning, and by the individuals rtent durig the whoI e perir There is but one paragraph,
who immediately repaired to the spot Lieut. THAYER was however, which 1 can here notice. It is as follows :
discovered in the last agonies of death. He was seated in a The next is rather P.t, ;,,.i.t1,:i.ntm oae, but it will serve
chair, and apparently had shot himself by placing the muzzle upen the President he. gentle n says that thfe President
of the piece to his head, and springing the weapon by bring- during thie canvass avowed sentiments lotally different from
ing the trigger in contact with his toe. those now entertained by him, anid that a letter proving the
Lieut. THAYER was originally from Massachusetts, but he fact is now in the possession of a member of this House, and
ready to be produced. Sir, I was happy to hear this. It C
is registered as an appointment from Ohio. No cause can be looked like fairness. I waited anxiously to see that letter
given for the sudden alienation of reason, under the myste- and was certain that it would be forthcoming, particularly as
nous influence of which he was prompted to commit the act it was in the House when the gentleman was speaking. But,
ofself-immnolation. Yours, &c. sir, it was not produced. Now, sir, 1 demand that the letter
--be real. Is it in the possession of the .,, ,.li.iain ? Who has
CORRESPONDENCE OF THE SAVANNAH REPUBLICAN. it What, all mute Thie letter m, It- i t ..-.r, sir, and yet,
EAST FLORtIDA, SEnT. 18, 1841. when challenged to produce it, a guarded silence reigns among I
those so clamorous in charges! Well, sir, the honest People
GENTLEMEN : The news from Tampa is of a varied come of this country must judge of these things."
plexion. A good portion ofthe band of Hospitaki has conm- hgs.
in," in accordance with the talk" which that warrior sent This entire paragraph is the working of the gentleman's
to them, namely, that if they did not come in soon, bag and fancy since the speech was delivered ; it is the production of t
baggage, he would certainly be suspended from all future the closet, and I feel constrained to say so. No such lan-
command over them, by an application to his neck of a rope guags was employed by Mn. PtOFsIT-no such demand
halter; i. e. thathis state of suspense would speedily bechang- gg a employed by Mr Po T-no such demand
ed for a state of suspension. Oh, horrible! I mean thepun. fur that letter was made. 1 appeal to the Reporler's sketch,
The words of the warrior had the desired effect, and Hospi- I appeal to every member present, and I appeal to the facts of
taki may yet live to head his band in many a sanguiferous thecase, which are these : That letter had been handed me R
conflict west of the Mississippi. in the morning by a most respectable anid intelligent member
The news in regard to the success of Wild Cat (Coacoo- fro Pennsylvania, to be used in ebate hut as it contained
chee) as a diplomatist is not so cheering. That chief has re- m ylvania, to be ed i debate ; but as it contained
turned to Tampa, from his mission to the camp of Tiger Tail, other matter of a private nature, I took an extract from it,
saying that Tiger Tail refusesat present t.. ,,i.. up. He will had it on my desk at the moment, (while he had the original r
consider upon the matter, but will wait tiuii bis brother ar- ready to be produced if called for,) and, f I did not read it, c
rives from Arkansas. His brother has been sent for by ex- oy i e i i n e th at i wi ad
press, and it is hoped, when hie arrives, that his tale of the otte i consequence ofthe haste with which I had
promised land will induce Tiger Tail to receive a position of tobhurry on, and should havebeen ratherpleased than otherwise ,p
it in lieu of his present hunting ground, to have shown the letter if I had been reminded of my own
Halleck Tustenuggee, it is thought, has left the Ocklawa- omission to read it; and in the remarks I have prepared for
ha, in order to club his forces with those of Sam Jones. The thpress, now i your possession, I have given the letter it-
report of Sam Jones's "coming in" is a smntall mistake. When sess, nowhtI your pssessin, I have given the letter it-
he and Halleck come in of their own accord, you shall hear . so that I could have had no possible reason for withhold-
of it, if we can raise one, by special express, and the para- ing it. d
graph which announces it to the world may indeed be headed Now I heard Mr. PROFFPIT call for proof," "proof,"
Glorious News." ". proof," until at last I told him I had already given him
Yours, in haste, B. proof, but if he would allow me the balance of his hour I t
would fill it up with additional proof, which he declined, but
FROM AFRICA. again screamed for proof," until I was forcibly reminded of v
The editors efthe Baltimore American have received Mon- lthe speechI" of the celebrated Chrononhotonthologos, substitut
rovia papers to the 9th July. ing proof" for coach," as delivered, I believe, to one oft p
The bark Union, in forty-seven days from New Orleans, his palace slaves : Go, call for proof, and let proof be called. ,
arrived at Monrovia on the 30th June, having as passengers And let the man that calls it be the caller, and, in his calling, t,
J. G. WALTON, Esq. and Messrs. HARTSON and JENKS, and let him nothing call but proof, proof, proof! Oh for proof, it
40 emigrants from Kentucky and Tennessee. ye gods !" In short, I heard scarcely any thing in his hour's b
A new Methodist Episcopal Church was dedicated at Edina speech but calls for proof. But, as for his calling for that let-
on the 17th June; and another church, of the same denomi- ter, or any thing else I had proposed as proof, and asking if it S
nation, at Caldwell, on the 26th June. The missions, gen- was in my possession, and then exclaiming, What, ali
orally, were in a prosperous condition, mute --the liter on this floor, and yet when challenged mu
erally, were in a prosperous condition. t rdc t ure iec egsaogtoes lrnt r
The Fourth of July, falling on Sunday, was celebrated at to provide it, a guardedI sieroce reigns among those so clano- p
Monrovia on the 3d. During the firing of a salute one of raous in charges," I pronounce that no such passage, or any
the guns exploded prematurely, by which accident two men, thing like it, occurred ttir..-i'o,...i And now, in the lan. u
James Henry Reed and Daniel Thomas, were severely guage of Mr. PROFFiT, I say, The honest people of this coun-
injured., try must judge of these things."
Injured. ARCAN CIVILZATION PROECT.-The expedition Whilst I ain correcting his speech, allow me to make a cor-
THEt AFRICAN CIVILIZATION PROJtECT.-The expedition rcino rbbep asao
which sailed from England in May last, consisting of three reaction ofea probable error in my own.
iron steamers and a schooner, destined for the exploration of I quoting from Gen. HARRISON'S Dayton speech, upon thr
the River Niger, touched at Monrovia, in Liberia, on the 5th subject of the constitutionally cf a bank, I read from thi
of July. A slip from the office of Africa's Luminary gives Richmond Whig of September 8, ani the article im credited
an account of this visit, with a list of the officers on board to the Harrisburg Chronicle. All that we know of public(
the squadron. The expedition sailed from Menrovia on the men and public speeches made at a distance we derive through
evening of the sixth, bound for the mouth of the Niger. the public press; and if they are incorrect we are of course n
This undertaking has excited great interest in England, led into error. But I am not yet prepared to say that this'
and important results are looked forward to as likely to follow quotation is nvt correct, but I find it differs from another
from it. Philanthropy, fanaticism and policy have all united which I take from thie Intelligencer of the 18th ; and if m)
in the enterprise; the latter, however, has by far the greatest quotation which I send herewith, as cut from the paper, i.
share in the business. To put an end to the slave trade by wrong, I must beg you to correct it for me, if not too late; at
civilizing Africa, is given forth to the world as the great object all events, I perceive it will be in time for the pamphlet copy, it
of the scheme, while the chief end is to open a market in only by a note. For all the speeches of Mr. TYLER, quote(:
Africa for British manufactures. Both objects are good, and by me, I read from public prints anti the Register of Debates.
we shall be glad to see both successfully attained. [ want to misrepresent nobody, or any thing. My proo4
British enterprise seems to be untiring and ever watchful, was quite sufficient, in the absence of all that is contained in
In every quarter of the world, in almost every sea, there is the Dayton speech, though, in either aspect of thatspeech, I
either some foothold of British power or some design at work should regard it as an unqualified conminital to a bank by an -
to secure one. Africa affords ample scope for new demon- ottoe who adopted it. This is the paragraph I read, and have
stations; and while the strong arm of force is opening a writt a out -
passage for the commerce of England in the Chinese Seas, GEN. UARRISON AND A UNITED STATES BANK.-One or two e
the employment of peaceful means and advances of civiliza- papers, who have soult themselves to the President, and art
seeking apologies for his betrayal of his party, the Madisoniar
tion are likely to be equally effectual in introducing the trade among the number, have the trizenr '... rI t .ussert tha
of Manchester and BirminghamL into the interior of Africa. President Harrison was opposed toa Nl ,.,-..,i : ,, ,. Totupt
The Niger squadron had been favored with fair weather this falsehood at rest, we quote a couple ofsentencesfrom hi
nearly the whole distance of the voyage from England. There 'layton speech. Those very honest editors who have sought
was no case of sickness on board any of the vessels at Mon- justification Ior Mr. Tyvler in the opinion uof Gen. Harrison
have always quoled the first sentence, but have carefully ex "n
rovia. Capt. TROTTER commands the expedition. He has eluded the second :
with him a corps of -,,rl, li: gentlemen, consisting of geo. My opinion of the power of Congress," says General Harri-
logists, botanists, naturalists, draughtsmen, miners, &c. son, tI charter a National Bank remains unchanged. There is
[American. not in the Constitution any express grant ofpower for such pur-
___________________ ~pose; and it could never be constituionasl to exercise that power,
A CAST-IRON LiGHT-HouSE.-Among the wonders of this 'se in the event the powers granted to Congress could not be '
wonder-working age is mentioned a light-house of cast-iron, carried into efect withr resorting to such an institution "
which is now nearly completed in London, intended to be "Mr. Madison," Geuncral Harrison continues, signed a law '
placed on a dangerous reef of rocks at Morant Point, in the -ut-ig a Natioatl Hank, because le thought the revenue of thc
I Jetunirv uicold nut tic collected or disbursed ti the best advantage
island of Jamaica. The light-house is 100 feet high and h8 without the interposition of such an eatahlishmment. I said in mi-
feet in diameter at the base. letter to Sherrod Williams that it was plain that the revenues il
tme Uniout could only be collected and disbursed in the most effect-
DESERVED T1RtUuTE.-Captain HENRY WiLSm)N, of Phila- ual way by means of a bank."
delphia, was lately presented :.C h.I,- um to ,.., ..-i he Humane If, instead ofattempting todecehve the People as to General
Society of that city with a spl. r,nlhu- .,hr i..,...lm.r, as a token Harrison's views by quoting only such tarts of his speeches -
of their estimation of his humane exertions in saving, at dif- and letters as answer their purposes, the Presideut's apologists -
ferent times, nine persons from drowning. would give his views fairly, it would much better become
_____________ _______them. But, then, this w ,uuld mdefeat the end they have iii
On Saturday, the llth, JoHN EATON, Jr,, only son of JOHN view ; so they must garble his opinions, to make out even a
S. EATON, Esq., of Granville, North Carolina, was killed by pausible case.-Harrisburg ChTronicle.
the accidental discharge of a gun in his own hands, the con- I i i I
tents of which were lodged in his head. He was alone, and In the Intelligencer 1 fled it written : In my letter toSher-
when found, which must mare been but a short time alterthe rod Williams I said, ii it was plain that the revenues of thi
fatal accident, was perfectly lifeless, country could only he collected and disbursed in the most
--- (ffectual way by mesns of a bank, and if 1 was clearly of opin-
MARRIAGE ion that a majority ofthe People of the United States desired
On Sunday, the 26th instant, by the Rev. Mr. APPLEBY, such an institution, then, and then oily, would I sign a bill to
JOHN D. BLAND, Esq. to Miss MARIA BERKLEY, charter a National Bank."
all of this city. This is perhaps the correct view, and I desire it to be cor-
In C incinnati, on the 4th instant, by the R ev. M r. B URKE, t o g, a y wil p t f s u r e.
Mr. A. MOONEY, of Washington city, to Miss A. M. rectethough, as yo wll perceive, the fault was not mine.
ROBERTS, of the former place. Respectfully, .JNO. M. BOTTS.

DEATUS. antiTEI, by a graduate of the University of Dublin, a s
At, Locus Grove, in Charles county, Maryland, on the d t situation as teacher. Besides lis diplmna, he will pro-
e h Mmost atuple recomnmenulathions for ability to instruct in the
23J instant, Mias EVELINA, youngest daughter of the Ilae Greek and Latin laeguages, and in all the brunches of a thorough
Major ALEXANDER DENT, aged 15 years and 10 months, English education, including those necessary for admission lito
leaving behind her many near and dear relatives to mourn any of thue American <.utall .a Should his tesimounia s be not
her loss. deemed sufficient, he a ,..........' to an examination of his literary
On Monday morning, the 27th inst., ADA CARR, infant merits in any of the aforementioned branches ofeduacation. Terms
daughter of R. anml R. RICKETTS, aged 5 months and 27 days. moderate. Reference may also be had to lion. John Bell. Any
. .. ......... .... . ..... .._...... . communication. amddressed to A. M ., W ashington, will he immedi-


rjrHE CHEAPEST DRY GOODS in the city may bt ately attended to. sept 28-eo3t f
Shad at J. H. DRURY'S, oppos.,. i .', i.,., i..- >cash. cl I'URNITU AT AUCTON _,
As an evidence that almost every t.,i ,.. i irhI. l. j odeline e oruinghe29thistt, at 0o'c k, at the
will he offered at th lowest prices, will sell-at 1 o'clock,
wil eGoo d Pilot loth e lowest prices, I will e l-at 1 house of Mrs. Sawkins, on PF street, between l3ti and 141h streets,
oYard Pilot Cloths 6-4 wide Carpetings for 20 cents a lot of elegant fut niture, viz.
4d wide Carpetings for 20 cents Mahogany sliding-top Dining Tables, breakfast do
Hen4, I-..-.kn.- at 121 cents Mahogany Sideboard, Soft, Centre Table
White, black, and mixed Hosiery, for ladies and gentleman, nt Cane-seat and wood Chairs
ite, black, and mixed Hosiery, for ladies and gentleman, Handsome gilt frame Mantel Glass, Astral Lamp
Mousseline de Laines for 2 cents Carpets, brass Andirons, Shovel and Tongs s
MousseLinen Cambris HdkfLaes for 25 cents Beds, Bedsteads, Mattresses, and Bedding
Hemstitched and lace worked Hdkfs at 59 cents Also, I Franklin Stove, I C king Stove, 2 Grate Stoves s
Herntithed nd aceworkd Hkfi at 9 cnts1 pair large Folding Doors, mahogany Glass Case, &c.
Needle-worked and plain Muslin Collars at 12i and 25 cents With a general assortment of Kit hogany GlasFurniture.
Curtain Fringes, of good quality and patterns, at 4 cents W a general assortment Kithen Funiture.
A n. 1 ...f M.. ... f t.r Ginghams at 181 cents Terms of sale : All sums under $25, ctah ; 825 and upwards, a
(i,.iin,.n -. u. 1, i, Elastic Suspendera at 25 cents creditof three months, for approved endorsed notes.
\, ,,i, ..-:ks, i,-... ., t_:ravat, Hdkfs,&c. of all qualities and -WM. MARSHtALL,
prices. sept 28-3law3w sept28-dts Auctideer.
B ANK & STOCKS AT PRIVAT'E SALE.-For sale FOR SALIE.-The subscriber will offer at private sale
K Bank of the Metropolis V two small Frame Buildings, just finished, situated on
Bank of Washington, and u 9h street, between L and M streets, and built of good
Patriotic Bank Stocks, in lots to suit. materials. The subscriber will sell one or both, as it may suit the
Inquire of DYER & WRIGHT, purchaser. The terms ofsale, one third cash; the remainder in
sept 28-if3t Aucts. and Commission Merchants, six, twelve, and eighteen months, with note and such security as
may be required. Inquire of
< JOA DEPOT.--Lehigh, SchuylkiH, and Susquehanna sept 28cp3t A. GLADMAN.
Coal, of the best quality, and of the various sizes adapted to
family use, prepared and screened with peculiar care, fi[r sale at UT[o BUILDERS.-The subscriber has for sale a cheap
the yard of B. M. DERINGER, foot of 17th street, Washington. and durable Flagging-Stone, suitable ,i r femi,-nt.
All orders (paid) left at Walter W. Berry's store, Georgetown, Hearths, and Platforms; also, Curb and Coping -.-' a ,!i a nn6
or at the yard, will be punctually attended to. article for Carriage and SpoutStone. Corner i4ihson.'ftpeis.
sept 6-eolmif B. M. DERINGER. sept 28-dim THOMAS BEHUf


OFFICIAL.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT, SEPT. 27,1841.
Proposals will be received at this Department,
under the provisions of the Act of Congress passed
July 21, 1841, entitled "An act authorizing a
Loan not exceeding the sum of twelve millions
of dollars," until Wednesday, the 6th day of Oc-
tober next, inclusive, for a loan of two millions
of dollars, bearings interest at the rate of six per
centumn per annum, payable quarterly, and irre-
deemable before the 31st December, 1844, being
part of the loan of twelve millions of dollars autho-
rized by the said Act.
The proposals will state the amount offered to
be loaned, and the rate at which such loan will be
made ; the rate, however, must not be less than
the par value of the stock. Upon the acceptance
of the proposal by the Secretary of the Treasury,
the payment for the stock must be made in specie,
or in the notes of specie-paying banks, convert-
ible into specie at the place of deposit, to be de-
posited to the credit of the Treasurer of the Unit-
ed States, in such depositories as may be desig-
nated by the Secretary, in Boston, New York, or
Philadelphia.
The stock will be inscribed on the books of the
Department, and certificates, bearing interest from
the day ofdeposite, will be issued for the respec-
tive sums loaned. WALTER FORWARD,
Secretary of the Treasury.
11 To be published in the Courier, Boston, Journal of
Commerce and the Tribune, New York, and the Inquirer,
Philadelphia, daily, till the 4th October.

COLUMBIAN HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY.
EXHIBnITION AND DISTRIBUTION OF PREMIUMS.-At the ap-
Minted hour on Friday last, the 24th inst. the Columbian
Horticultural Society opened its exhibition of fruits, flowers,
and vegetables, in the Aldermen's room of the City Hall, and,
although the weather during the whole day was very unfa-
rorable, there was presented as good an assortment of the
variouss articles as we have ever seen brought together upon
such an occasion. Apples, pears, peaches, grapes, oranges,
emons, &c. were in the greatest abundance. Cabbage, egg-
plants, carrots, okra, tomatoes, beets, beans, onions, sweet and
Rohan potatoes, squashes, &c. occupied a large place within
he Hall; and as ftr dahlias, roses, China-asters, tube-roses,
and all the beautiful flowers which decorate the season, there
was too immense t quantity to come within the reach of des-
cription. Mr. PIERCE alone presented 1,500splendid dahlias,
comprising all the new varieties. Mr. BuimsT, Mr. CAMMACKand
Mr. Fox, the British Minister, exhibited large and beautiful
specimens of a great variety of flowers. Mr. Fox, a splendid
pyramid of flowers of many kinds, surmounted by a beautiful
harp. Mr. PIERCE, a large frame, upon which he had arran-
ged his own name in letters formed of dahlias.
At the close of the exhibition the following premiums were
distributed:
To Miss Margaret Mead, a rich vase of china and gold.
To Win. Buist and Win. Cammack, silver cups, each of
he value of $17 50.
To Miss Smith and Miss Price, each a premium of the
alue of $3.
Medals of silver, of the value of $2 50 each, with appro-
priate inscriptions, were also presented to James Maher, gar-
tener to John A. Smith, Esq. to John O'Conner, gardener
o W. G. Nichols, Esq. to John Davis, gardener to Mr. Sea-
on, to Benjamin Ellis, gardener to Hon. H. S. Fox, to Ro-
bert McChesney, gardener to C. H. Wiltberger, Esq. to John
'ierce, gardener to Thos. Blagden, Eeq. and to Michael
Stone, gardener to Joseph Gales, Esq.
Appropriate books were also presented as rewards of merit
o masters Alexander Newell and John Smith, orphan ap-
prentices to Win. Buist.
After the distribution of premiums the fruits and flowers
were distributed to the members of the society.

Sales This IDay.

SADDLE HORSE AT AUCTION.Z-On Tuesday
morning next, at half past eight o'clock, we shall sell, in
'out of the Cenre Market, an excellent saddle Horse, sound
nd perfectly gentle. DYER & WRIGHT,
sept27 Auctioneers.
f ENTEEI., IAURNITURE at Auctto-.-On Tues-
Sday morning next, the 28th instant, at 10 o'clock, we shall
tel without reserve, at the corner of 12th street and Pennsylva-
iia avenue, immediately west of the City Post O0ffice, a variety
f genteel and well-kept furniture belonging to a lady leaving
ae city; consisting of-
Mahogany Sideboard, Mahogany dining, breakfast, and cen-
tre Tables
Cane-seat and common Chairs
French plate Looking Glasses
Parlor, chamber, step, and hall Carpets, Fine Prints
Andirons and Fireirons, Mantel Lamps
China and Glass Ware, Feather Beds, Bedsteads, Bedding
Dressing and vWash Tables, Easy Chair
Small Stove, Bird Cages, &c.
Within a general assortment of Kitchen Requisites.
Terms Cash before delivery.
DYER & WRIGHT,
sept 25-3t Auctioneers.
I1ENTEEL FURNITURE AT AUCTION.--O
I Tuesday after :on next, the 28th instant, at half past 3
,'clck, we shall sell, wilhout reserve, at the Boarding House of
Ars. Manning, on 13th street, the furniture of two rooms, belong-
ig to ,..',,i. .1 leaving the city, consisting of-
I'..,. I" ,1--, Centre Tatbles
Secretary and Bookcase, Cane Seat Chairs
Prit's, Mahogany Bureaus, Mahogany Crib
Feather Bedi, Mattrasses, Bedsteads and Bedding, &e.
Terms n Cash Lefore delivery.
DYER & WRIGHT,
sept 25-3t Auctioneers.
p UHLIC AL Oi F O I PRINTING PRESSES,
I TY- IES, &c.-By virtue of a deed of trust to le sub.
criber, dated the 17fh ofAigiist, 1840, and recorded in liber W-
B. No. 78, fo. 421, will be sold at auction on the 14th day of Sep-
embernext, at ite printing office of the Native Aterican news-
paper in the city of Washington, near the Native American Ho-
el, a number of printing presses and a quantity of types and
printing materials, consisting of thle usual assortment of presses
ind types in the business of a priner, as the same are particular-
y described in the said deed, and now in the said office.
The sale will take place at 4 o'clock in the afternoon.
Terms liberal, and at sale.
WM. H. EDES, Trustee.
DYER & WRIGHT,
aug 23- taw&djs Auctioneers.
0- The above sale is postponed till Tuesday, the
!8th instant, same hour.
sept 20-taw&ds&cpts D. & W.
ALE OFI" DRY GOODS, CUTLEHY,AN D FAN-
CY GOODSo--On Tuesday (this) evening at half past
i o'clock, I will sell at my store an assortment of Dry Goods,
Hardware, dc.
Shawls, Silks, Ribands, Gloves, Stockings
Suspenders, Silk Handerchiefa, Mousseline de Lamne Dresses
Peu-knives, Tattleoknives, Scissors, Thimbles, Needles
German Silver Combs and Pencils
Rinef Breastpiis, Guns and Pistols, &c.
I. -, il be continued every Tuesday, TI,.,r..i- ''", Smtur-
'.,, ..; ._ W M M A R -il \LI.,
"* :"-" Auotioneer.
jJEW lASiSION FALl, AND WINTER HATS.
L I have delayed advertisingtthis new fashion for the last two
reeks, being able to furnish those only of my customers whose
aId bats needed immediate renewal. The Public generally are
tow invited to call and suit themselves. No fashion for the last
ifteen years has been introduced to equal this in neatness. It
sets with grace on the head of every man whb selects the widths
if bring, suited to his face.
S. W. HANDY,
Manufacturer and Importer of Hats and Caps.
Just received a handsome assortment of gentlemen's, youths, and
ohil tren's cloth Caps. S. W. H.
sept 25-3td&c
B IEDFORD FOR SALE.--Having removed from Shep-
herdstown, I offer for sale upon accommodating terms my
ate residence in the immediate vicinity of that place. For a pro-
'essionai gentleman, era person desiring a pleasantand handsome
retreal, no more desirable property can he found in ur beautiful


'alley. The Hunse is handsome, large, and convenient. The
Garden is productive and extensive. There is an excellent Or-
chard of choice fruit near the house, and a large, never-failing
Limestone Spring affords an abundant supply of nost delightful
water. There are about Thirty Acres of the best Limestone Land,
a part of which is nmesdow of the finest quality. Being accessi-
ile, by means of the Canal and Railroad, to the cities of the Dis-
rict and Baltimore, citizens of those places would find it a da-
sizable summer residence.
Apply, either in person or by letter, (postage paid,) to the sub-
scriber. HENRY BEDINGER, Jr.
sept 28-cptf Charlestown, Virginia.
BACON, TIMOTHY SEED, AND ORCHARD
GRASS.--We have just received--
5,000 Middlings Bacon, prime quality
5,000 Shoulders do do
3,000 Hams, of superior quality
25 bushels Pennsylvania New Timothy Seed
20 do New Orchard Grass Seed
For sale low by
sept s8ale towby RYON & CATLETT.


TUESDAY,
ALEXANDRIA LOTTERY DRAWS.
$10,000 Capital.
25 Prizes of 81,000, &c.
Tickets $4-Halves $2-Q.uarters $1.
oPer sale by J. G. GREGORY & CO. Manwiers,
Penn. avenue, next door east of Gadsby's, Wo.lingt .,
sept 27-2t















PROPOSALS
F OR carrying the mails of the United States from the
15th of November, 1841, to the 30th of June, 1845,
inclusive, on the following routes in Connecticut and New
York, will be received at the Department until 3 o'clock p.
m. on the 13th day of October next, to be decided by the 16th
day of said October.
CONNECTICUT.
No. 714. From New Haven, by Derby, Humphreysville,
Oxford, Southbford, Southbury, Woodbury, Bethlehem, and
South Farms, to Litchfield, 42 miles and back, three times
a week, in two-horse coaches.
Leave New Haven every Tuesday, Thursday, and Satur-
day, on arrival of the New York mail, say at 2 p in, arrive at
Litchfield same days by 11 p at
Leave Litchfield every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
at 10 a m, arrive at New Haven same days by 7 p m.
Proposals to carry in four-horse coaches will be considered;
also, to run on the other days.
NOTE.-If this route is let to contract, the present service
on route 704, from Newtown to Litchfield, is to be discon-
tinued.
Proposals, therefore, for tri-weekly horse service on part of
704, from Newtown to Southbury, 7 miles, to run in two
hours, on days and at hours that will make due connexions
with the railroad cars, are invited.
NEW YORK.
No. 1013. From Rome, by Pine, MVlcConnellsville, Cam-
den, West Camden, Williamstown, Sandbank, and Salmon
river, to Richland, 48 miles and back, six tunes a week in
four-horse coaches.
Proposals to carry in two-horse coaches are also invited.
Leave Rome every day, except Sunday, at 4 a m, arrive
at Williamstown same day by 12 m, and at Richland same
day by 4 pm
Leave Richland every day, except Sunday, at 9 a m, ar-
rive at Williamstown same day by I p m, and at Rome same
day by 9 p m.
Proposals to leave Rome in the evening and to arrive at
Rome early enough to connect with the afternoon train will
be considered.
No. 1013a. From Williamstown, by Spencer, Union Square,
Mexico, New Haven, and Scriba, to Oswego, 32 miles and
back, six times a week, in two-horse coaches.
Proposals to carry in four-horse coaches will be considered.
Leave Williamatown every day, except Sunday, after ar-
rival of Rome mail, say at 1 p m, arrive at Oswego same day
by 8 p mn
Leave Oswego every day, except Sunday, at 5 a mn, arrive
at Williamstown same day by 1 p m.
No proposal will be considered unless it be accompanied
by a guaranty, signed by one or more responsible persons, in
the following manner, viz.
The undersigned guaranty that if hIis bid for
carrying the mail from to be accepted by the Post-
master General, shall enter into an obligation prior to the 15th of
November next, with god and sufficient sureties, to perform the
service proposed.
Dated -, 1841.
This should be accompanied by the certificate of a post-
master or other equivalent testimony that the guarantors are
men of property, and able to make good their guaranty.
The proposals should be sent to the Department sealed,
endorsed Proposals for route No. -," and addressed to the
First Assistant Postmaster General.
For the prohibition of bids resulting from combinations,
and the terms and conditions on which the contract is to be
made, see the late annual advertisement.
FR. RANGER,
Postonster General.
POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT,
August 26, 1841. aug 30-wtOct.l3
BRKANSAS LAND AGENCY.- In compliance with
the urgent solicitations of several of my former employers
in that line, I have determined to resume the LAND AGENCY
BUSINESS, and now offer my services to all persons owning
lands in Arkansas, as an agent to pay taxes, redeem lands, record
deeds, procure information in relation to the quality, value, and
local advantages of lands in any part of the Slate, or any othelI
business connected with a GKNZRAL LAND AoGENCY.
From a residence in Arkansas of nearly 22 years, during about
16 of which I have formerly had considerable experience as a
Land Agent, and some pretensions to business habits, I flatter mtoy-
self that I shall be able to give satisfaction to all who may intrust
their business to me. As it is my intention to make no advances
of monsy, under any circumstances, it will be expected that at!
wha commit their business to me will accompany their orders
with a sufficient amount to meet all disbursements that miay be
required. Remittances may be made (at the risk ofthe writers)
in notesof, or certificates of deposit in, any solvent banks in the
United States.
All communications (post paid) addressed to me at Little Rock,
Arkansas, will meet with promptattention, ifaccompanted by a $5
note as an evidence that the writer is wiltoing to pay for the ser-
vices he may wish me to render.
Refer to Hon. A. H SEViaR and Hon. W. S. FULTON, Senators,
and Hon. E. CROss, Representative, in Congress iorn Alkansar.
july 10-law6mn WM. E. WOODRUFFP.
0O COTTON MANUJF'ACTURERS.-The Lau-
Srel Machine Company are prepared to execute contract,
for the most APPROVED COTTON MACHINERY, of every
description. They have now on hand a superior lot of THIROS-
SLE FRAMES, CARDS, LOOMS, &c., similar to those used in
tha Patuxent Manufacturing Company's works a, ihis pace, whicli
maybe seen in operation ; the production from which will be fount
to be equal to any ofthe first class factories at Lowell. This ma
chinery can be delivered at once and upon very favorable terms.
Any orders addressed to the undersigned will inaet with prompt
attention. HORACE CAPRON, Agent,
a'g 18-eol9t Laurel Factory, Prince George's Co. Md.
N EW BOOKS.-Journal nd correspondence of Miss
L Adams, daughter ot John Adams, second President of the
United States, written in France and England in 1785; edited
by her daughter. Also, Every Body's Book, or something for
ail, first series. Also, Dissertations upon the Epistles of Phala-
ris, Themistocles, Socrates, Euripides, and upon the Fables of
E.Eop. Also, Ejistola ad Joannem Millium, by Richard Bentley,
D. D. in 3 vols. octavo, London.
Just published and for sale by W. M. MORRISON,
auig 9 4 doors west of Brown's Hotel.
1 R. F PEUUIIHTWANGER'S I N IF'ALIIiL E
Da 'OISO NS I-For killing, destroying, and exterminaosting
every species of vermin infesting private and public houses, bed-
rooms, garrets, stores, storehouses, gardens, fields, trees, &c. &c.
such as rats, mice, cockroaches, bedbugs, is -squitoes, fleas, flies.
ants, moths, caterpillars, hornets, mites, &t. Se. &c. foir sale by
T. WATKINS,
jlly 27-w3t corner of 41 street and Penn. Avenue.
"f ICTIM OF CHANCERY, or a Debto. 's Expert-
Sence : by the author of "A Week in Wall Street;"
written in a different vein from that work. It is a story
of thriltog interest, founded on facts, and excellent in morals.
Just received and for sale by R. FARNHAM, Penn. Avenue, be-
tween 9.0h and 10th streets. sept 22
OiMMISSIONER 01F DEUEDS,&c. FOR THE
STrArES OF MASSACHUSEITTS, CONNEC-
TICUT, AND NEW YORK.-The undersigned gives no-
tice that, by appointment of the Executives of the States above
named, lie has toe power of a Commissioner in the District ofCo-
lurbia tmo take the acknowledgment of deeds and administeroaths
to be use I or recorded in either of the said States.
His odice is in the west wing of the City Hall, Washington.
D. A. HALL,
jan 16-3tawtf Attorneyat Law.
1 "eW CARPETINGS.-I give notice to my customers
l and the public that I have just received an assortment of
the best quality of Ingrain and Thread Carpeting, that I can afford
to sell ten per cent. cheaper than any other establishment in the
city. All those wishing to purchase will please to favor me with
a call before they buy any where else.
CHARLES ALEXANDER,
sept2-3awlm Hti eas 12tht anil 13th sts.
A SHiNCY at WASHINGI'}ON.-JAMti'H -. Aur,-
TEN,(latc of Baltimore,) having tnadetltiscity his perma-
nent residence, will undertake, with hisaccustonied zeal and dil-
igence, the settlement of claims generally; and more particularly
claims before Congress, against the United States, or the several
Departments thereof, and before any Board ol Commissioners that
may be raised for the adjustment of spoliation or other claims.
He has now in charge the entire class arising out of French spo-
liations prior to the year 1800; with reference to which, in addition
to a mass of documents and proofs in his possession, be has ac-
cess to those in the archives of the Government.
Claimants and pensioners on the Navyfund, <&c. bouotyiands,
return duties, &e. dic. and those requiring life insurance, can
have their business promptly attended to by letter, ^post paid,)
and thus relieve themselves from an expensive and inconvenient
personal attendance.
Having obtained a commission of Notary Public, he ia prepasrad
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 stall be extended to all business confided to his
care ; and that, to enable him to render his services and facilities
more efficaciouShe has become familiar with all the formsot
office.
Office on Fatreet, near the net Treasury Building.
feb 28-
?i IiI IMPOHT DUTIES.-Digest of Evidence given
S. before the Htuse of Commons on Import Duties; London,
1841. A few copies just imported by F. TAYLOR.
Also, Eisdell's Inlustry of Nations, and the Principles of Na-
tional Economy and Taxation, 2 vols. 1829. Hand-Book of Trade
and Commerce, Manufactures, Commercial L' w. Ac. 1 vol. tr-


ranged in dictionary farm for immediate reference London, 1840.
Lives of Eminent British Statesmen, 7 volumes; London, 1839.
Lives of Eminent Foreign Statesmen, 6 v.ilumes, London. The
Napoleon Code, literally translated into Engli h, from the official
edition. Msntesquieu's Spir t of Laws, translated into English, 2
volumes. Macpherson's Annal. of Commterce, 4 volumes. Code
Maritime, or Lois de Is Marine Marchand, administrative dle Conm-
merce, civilew et penates, 2 volumes ; Paris, 1840. The Philoso-
phy of J imn Sl,,.k Baninq, by G. M. Bell; Lond ,n, 1840. Por-
ter's Piogreos of the Na., *n (British) in regard to its production,
i-iler. i,..na,. I lr,.'.1 r s.p.-n.i.jr-, population, &c. &e. 2 vals.
Tayl.ir's Cal,..-,Inm .I' F.reten i- b .nges, and the Effects of an
AL.-inii -I' B.ill,.ni. Wad's H,-ory of the MiHdle and Work-
ing Classes; the Econemical and Political Principles which have
influenced the past and present conditinn of the industrious or-
ders; and a l'ace ansh Hulle. .:.',I...:',..n, both English and Ame-
rican, of we'.rk sn "' rrrn-v ,,,.. F',irce, Trade, Commerce,
and the oth-r hrtn.-hes ,.f p,.,.. -:.' E',. -iny, m-re completethan
can he found elsewhere in the United Stnti-, to which sl;ti.nv
are ." lmis, lln b.ly rnV nlai. e. a,',.!
l Li T PU I- .HE1- si al.-. ii ,? ,, -. r 4.-,, .
S r-rnpm hl -; if .7 li| g ?, t n iltd t Pr . r:t, ere.I ., ..' i
nan Juaquin Velasquez d. Lirn an. [D.'n P .Ir'. iFr .,,.n .z del
Can'iJl.,n meinh-erp oI ifhe a. I ,,Jl C..ni.l.,.i in-ra .,l.i.r it. Con-
sis,.- n ol Apri|l 1I, I -; 9t, on tih.: a.t ..,f 4 .a R-i.ut,i.: .l Mexico,
ei.lresed to le PrsiJ.-n, o.f ie lnlei i5'.,,i l.bi ir d,,., de At-
tellis Sant-Angalo, a citizen of tihe Ltiied R.v, .n wenty-
three documents." R. PFARNHAM,
july 19 Between 9th and 10th streets, Penn. avenue.


PATRIOTIC BANK, WASHINGTON, AUG. 28, 1841.
A GENERAL MEal'INGott the stockholders o this
bank will be ield at the banking house mi [.... -, i, ,
day of September next, between the hours of 10A M ,3,, i 1'. M
for the purpose of electing nine Direetors to serve as such until
the first Monday in July, 1842, agreeably to the act of Congress
passed on the 25th inst. for thie purpose of ievivingand extending
the charters of the banks in the District of Columbia.
By order, PISHEY THOMPSON,
aug 30-3aw3w&df2lt28sep Cashier.
BANK OF WASHINrTON, AUGUST 28, 1841.
N NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a general meet-
ing of the Stockholders of this Bank will be holden at Ilhe
banking house in this city on Thursday, the 30th day of Septem-
ber next ensuing, between the hours of 10 o'clock A. M. and 3
o'clock P. M. for tmhe purpose if -L I.:.-- inQe Direetoms for this
Bank, to serve from that time ...u- 1h. ft .. Monday of January,
1842, under the act of Congress passed on the 25th instant, enti-
tled An act to revive and extend the charters of certain banks
in the Distiet of Colmttia."
By order of the Board:
aug 3l-3tawt30th S JAS. ADAMS, Cashier.
FARMERS AND MECHANICS' BANK,
GEORGETOWN, AUGUST 28, 1841.
,WOTICE IS HEREBY GIVt N that an election will
L take place at the banking house, on Tuesday, the 28ih day
of September next, between the hours of 10 o'clock A. M. and
3 o'clock P. IM., for nine DIirectors for this bank, to serve untilthe
first Monday in July, 1842 ; under the act of Congress to revive
and extend the charters of certain banks in the District of Co-
lumbia, passed on the 25th August, 1841.
By order of the Board :
aug 30-3tawtSep28 J. 1. STULL, Cashier.
HANNAH MORE FEMALE ACADEMY.-The
trustees of the Hantah More Academy wish to obtain a
suitable pearson to take charge of that institution. The academy,
a large ar.d commodious building erected for the purpose, is situa-
ted near Roisterstownm, Baltimore county, about 16 miles from the
city of Baltimore, a situation healthful, and every way desirable
for a school.
The trustees require of applicants that they present satisfactory
testimonials that they are qualified to give instruction in all time
branches of knowledge -, ..1 i ....i i .1 the best female boarding
schools in thie country, i i i piety and attachment to
the Protestant Episcopal Chturch. It is required that the superin-
tenident of the academy should be a female, herself qualified to
give instruction in the s-lfool room.
Applications may be presented to W. Vanbibber, Esq. Reisters-
town, in writing, post pati, any (lay before I.tL Octobe next; on
which day the trustees will meet to make a final selection. Pre-
ference would be given to a clergyman and wife.
W. VANBIBBER,
aug 30-eoIdtloct President of htim Board.
I .' 41t l I K ~ I -'.-r I~.- i. I .!. I .,. r., ,, r ... .. 1i,. I i~.H .' .
L see, Florida, off-rs for sale his dwelling house in Aldie,
Loudun councuty Virginia, with its appurtenances, now occupied by
William K. I6h, Esq. and about 1300 acres of land adjoining or
near it. Ofthose lands 330 acres lie in and adjacent to Aldie and
have more than 80 acres in wood.
The dwelling house contains fourteen rooms, is ofbrick, and lias
two porticos, one 40 feet in length. The out-houaises comprehend
a Green house well stocked with tropical fruits and other exotics,
with rooms for servants io the rear. A stable, carriage-hoiuse,
dairy, meat house, wash and bathing house, and large shelters for
rattle. A brick wall seven feet high separates fora considerable
distance the pleasure grounds and garden from the main street of
Ahldie, and the passage thrown gh it is by three cut stone arched
gateways surmounted by a brick cornice resting upon and flanked
by two porter's lodges.
Of the other land-,coaumprehending near 1,000 acres, .m 1-,. t". r
tion of what is cleared has baen in gruss for several A rL
view to the conversion of the entire estate into it dairy and grazing
farm, fox which, being well wooded and watered, iris well adapted.
The grounds near tihe house are covered with a great variety of
native andl imipom ted trees, and besides a spacious fish pond, a cis-
tern, stocked with gold and silver fish, collect an abundant sup-
ply of excellent water from the neighboring mountain, whence it
hais been conducted by pipes under ground fo r many years.
The a -0r. r \1 ;. ; itualtcd 34 mnles from Alexandria., and
37 from au ,.. it .,. laoie acTurnpike leading from both to WVin-
chester 1, .. -, io Virginia, andi lines of stages daily
pass through it, so that the traveller who leaves New York at 9 in
the morning can reach Aldio at the same hour onu the day ensuing,
after resting in Alexandria. Any person desirous to sFe this
I prop- I.. i I . t... .,. Mr. I h, its present occupant, who
will .. ... .' H III.,, .. Rogers, w o resides near it, and
who is authorized to make known the terms of sale, which will be
found to be accommodating to the purchaser, on '.; i a, : i rm.
the consideration in hand, and giving am ple .. .. i *r ir..
punctual payment of the rcsidwe when due. Persons wishing to
take inquiries by letter will address Col. Hamilton V r a i M-.;.
dlebury, Loudoun county, Virginia, or Theodore ...' ... 11,
laoretto, Essex county, Virginia.
jute 29-eo6wA&wtf CHARILES P. MERCER.
VALUABI.E PItROPERTY FOR SALE.-By vir-
V tue of a deed oftrust, executed to the subscribers by the Ca-
rawbaI ron Works Company, of record in the county court of
Bottetutrt, we shall, on the 28ti dlay (of October next, at the fur-
nace of the Cstawbi Iron Works Company, out Catawbl ccek,
about nine miles from Fincsstie, in theu county of Bottcta.urt, offer
for sale, at public aucrtion, all the LANIDS owned by said Csteaw
la Iron Works Company, consisting of a tract of 1200 acres, o"'
which said furnace auid mantv other valuable improvements are
situated. And another tract containing between seven and t1ir
thousand acres, made up of several tracts, formerly owned by Da-
vid Russ, anat which were conveyed by the said David Ross's ex-
ecutor andl heirs to the Catawba Iron Works Company. On the
first named tract anthracite coal is found in great abundance
within one mile of the furnace, andl iron ore within the same con-
vonliont dtiot-n.es Thi impnrovements arc very fine. In addition
to the fur-,ce sand other necessary buildings, there are on the
tract a valuable Grist Mill, Saw Mill, and several good Dwelling
Houses. The ironand .a-".h a. a this establishment are of
very superior quality. r .ial if not superior to any
made in thie State of \ .i, 'Thi- valuable property will be
aId upon a credit of nine, eighteen, and twenty-four months, and,
ifde.ired, the tract of between seven and ten thousand acres will
he sold in parcels to suit purchasers. At the same time we will
offer for sale, at public auction, upon a credit mf six months, 5 or 6
tons of castings, also all ithe personal property at the works of said
company, including working tools, flasks, patterns, &ca. Pur
chasers will be required to give blonds with good security for the
amount of lheir purchases. The title of the property is believed
,to be good, but acting cIs trustees we will convey such title as is
vested in u., WM. B ARCHER,
ang 24-2mio A. P. ESKRIIDGE.
0 NE1 IUNIREI) I)(hiIaAHS R IXAWARI).--Ran
away from the subscriber, who resides near Allen's Fresh,
Charles county, Maryland, on the ight of the 13t of September,
negro LEW ELLEN. He is about five feet seven or eight inches
high, and stout in proportion, but mnot fleshy, and his color is a
chestnut brown. His age is between thirty and thirty-five. He
has loat the sight, or nearly so, of his right eye, whah mamy be de-
tected from the ehanrged appcratim'e of the eye, the pupil or apple
of the eye having asuimed a wlliet appearance.
I will pay the above named reward to iany person who may take
him up out of tlhe State of Maryland or District of Columbia ; if
taken within the Stalte of Marylata or Districet of Columbia, except
my own or one o the adjoining counties, fifty dollars; and if in
my own or an adjoining county, twenty-five dollars. In either
event, he must be secured in som, j.aiil, so that I get him again,
or brought home to me. If brought home, all reasonable tnd
necessary expenses will be paid.
sept21-2aw4w J. D. STARKE.
NNE HUNDRED) DOLLARS REWARI).--Ab-
0 seconded from the subscriber on the night of the 29th Aug-
ut last, a Negro Man, (ailing himself BEN HOILLAND, tfie
property (of tithard Holimes, Esq. of Montgomery county, Md.
Blien is probably twenty-five years old, and about five feet eight
or nine inches high, very straight and well made, rather broad
lshouldered, with prominent lull chest. lie is very black, but the
features of hIis face aee more delicate than in most of his race, the
nose being small and but little flattened; the mouth of usual size;
lips thin and teeth large and very white, and much shown whmen
speaking. Ben can be very polite, and usually smiles when spo-
ken to.
Ben is not known to have take with, him any other clothes
thun those he had on, which ciusist ofa pair auf brown pantaloons,
black velvet vest, a linen iacket, brown fur cap, and a new pair of
calfskie Jeiferson shoes. Ben is supposedt to have a wife in the
city of Washiugton.
Thie subscriber is nuthorized by Ben's owner, Richard Holhnes,
Esq. of Montgomery county, near Sandy Springs, to offer tIe above
reward of one hundred dollars, provided Ben is secured in jail so
that said Holmes can get him again.
ELI HEW1TT,
sept 16 Near Carter's X roads, Carroll co. Md.
NE HUN1)R1i8, DOLLAE REWA I).--Ran
away fronm the subscriDeron the 13th day of July last, Ne
gro Boy HA MLET, abouitaged ahl years, well grown, anda of a dark
cotmltt xton ; bhi-eSh leI imuay be readitiy ide,,lufiaad by au ... -..
ment of onus of his legs, causmie bv a scrofaious alftecton. ;',,..,
I last heard from hiu, he was ...1 .* .-- u i.;, forged free
papers, under the assumed name i .. i i i it...r I. .w to escape
from the State.
The above reward will be given for him, if taken out of this State
avl detained so that I ,:..dl.,,. again; if taken in the State, but
out of thei county, 1 a-i faa.. $75; and if taken in tIhe county,
$40. All comnmnications to be directed to me, near Clifton Fac-
tory, St. Mary's county, Md.
sept 4-w4w ARTHUR D. COAD.
7IHE PlANO IFOR'TE PRIMER, containing the ru
dlimments of musie; calculated either for private tuition or
teaching in classes, by J. F. Burrowes, from the latest Luondon
edition, with additions.
For sale at the Book and Stationery store of
R. FARNHAM,
julv 5 Between 9lh sul 10th streets, Penn. avenue.


S IHEt E 'PICUREAN, a Tale, by Tiomas Moore, Esq.
a new edition revised and corrected by the author with
notes. Just received and for sale : the Stationery store of
R. FARNHAM,
june 28 between 9th and 10thli sis, Penn. av.
I'HlE 1aIFE AND TIMES Oti' REI) JACKET,
M or .: a' I, .:, being the sequel to the Historyof the
Six Nation-ta ,i ii. L Ston, is just published, and for sale
by W. M. MORRI1ON,
aug 11 4 doors west of Brown's Hotel.
FIH 1 IS S TO GIVE NOTICE that the subscriber ihas
-l obtained from the Or1phans' Court of Charles county, in
thie State of Maryland, letters ofuadministration on the ppersonml
estate ef William Edelen, Ilate of Charles county, deceased. All
persons Ihavingclaima againstthesaid deceased are hereby warned
to exhibit the same, with the vouchers thereof, to the subscriber,
on or before the 15th day .-f \'~ .i r next, they may otherwise by
law be excluded from all 'r. ,win said estate.
Given under my hand this 14th day of August, 1841.
HENRY F. EDELEN,
aug 27-w4wcp Administrator of Wmin. Edelen, ideceased.
(r*WO HUNDRED ANIfY'IFTY REAMS FLAT
CAP PAPIER.-Just received, by the Schooners Vic-
tory an Dodge, Two Hundred and Fifty Reams Flat Cap Paper,
comupriaing every quality, suitable for any purpose for which pa-
per of that size may be required.
AI P,.r '1 a,, Ia C -;ze Envelope Paper of the best quality,
.'.,r.,.,ar ,.,. ,, ?'. ,iinefs' Hall. july 8-2w3taw
f i9-.fI S Of MRS. JOHN ADAMS, edited by
U- ITT min.l-.ri Ch ries Francis Adams, 2 vols. Anadditional
suplfb .ta) rmceved forsaleby F. TAYLOR.


PRYOR & FISHEIR,
Attorneys at Law,
WETUmMPKA, ALA.
They practise in the State Courts at Montgomery and in the ad-
joining counties, and in the United States Courts at Tuscaloosa
and Mobile. They attend to the collection and adjustment of
claims in all the couutiis of South and Middle Alabamua.
REFx TO
Messrs. Kemp &D Buckey, Baltimore.
Thomas Elmes & Sons, Philadelphia.
Collins, Keese & Co. )
)oremus, Suydam & Nixon, New York.
Perkins, Hopkins & White, )
Walker, Emerson & Co. Boston.
may 20--wlycp
DAVID) CLARK,
Forwarding and Commlssion Merchant and General
Agent,
BLOOMINGTON, MUSCADINE COUNTY, IOWA TERRITORY,
Gives particular and personal attention to sales on commission,
special purchases of produce, and investments in real estate in
any part of tihe Territory.
REFERENCES.
lImr. A. S. WHITE, United Slates Senate.
H. S. LANE, lossae of Representatives.
DAVID WALLACE, do
Messrs. G dIGO & EILLIOTT, Philadelphia.
I. W. BURBInDEo & Co., Pittsburgh.
Mr. WALLACE SIOERSON, New Orleans.
july 20-%-6m
T 1 E BALTIMORE COLLEGE OF DENTAL
1 SURGEKY.-The second session of this institution will
commence on the first Monday of November next. The Faculty
is constituted as follows:
Horace M. Hayden, M. D. Professor of Dental Physiology and
Pal, ] ..
II \i. .: Baxley, M. D. Professor of Special Anatomy and
pi.,. ;. 1 ,:*, .
>,.in... A. Harris, M. 1). Professor of Practical Dentistry.
Thomas E. Bond, Jr. M. D. Professor of Special Pathology and
Therapeurtics.
Candidates for graduation are required to attend two full courses
of lectures, and to sustain a rigid examination upon the subjects
taught in tshe isittition. A course of lectures in any respectable
medical school will be considered equivalent to one in this.
To those who desire ao prepare thoroughly for the practice of
dentistry, theo Baltimore College of Dental Surgery offers very
great advantages. The faculty, sustained by the approbation of
the medical and dental professions, will exert themselves to do
justice to their pupils and the Public. They have abundant fa-
cilities at their command to enable them to perform tihe duties
they have assumed, and it will be their constant aim to make tihe
important institution under their charge highly and permanently
respectable.
aug21-lawtNov. I THOS. E. BOND, Jr. Dean.
I1U I. HUGHES, Professor in the Royal Military Corps o
LiL Cadets in Dresden, has accommodations in hm is house for
gentlemen, as boarders antd lodgers.
He addresses himself particularly to such as, coming to Ger-
many for the purpose of l-earning the language, wish to facilitate
their advancement in it by placing tlemoaselves in a family where
it is constantly spoken.
Mr. Hughes has resided in Germany upwards of twenty-five
years, is a native of England, and therefore considers a residence
in bis family as particularly suitable fur such as wish to study the
German 1.. ., ,. -1,in familiarity with both languages enabling
him to gi.- 1, in.e.'.*arse of conversation, those explanations
which every one finds so necessary at first, and which he will at
all times be most willing to offer.
The Corps of Cadets offers the very first Professors in every
branch of science; and t.. .. i.....,. y have kindly promised to
instruct any gentleman r. -..in Ma', r. Hughes; so that, in the
eh.ice of masters and other inuitiatory arrangements, Mr. Hughes
will he happy to afford gentlemen proposing to reside with him
every assistance in his power; and leaving t once entered his a fam-
ily, they will be treated in every resp- ct as members ofit.
Th. W. V illiaiis, Esq. New Lmondon, and William B. Astor,
Esq New York, have kindly promised to give any information
that may be required.
My terms aire 610 a month, for board, Ilodging, and daily one
lesson iu German gramnmunar. sept 16-w3m
DUCATION.-Mr. and Mrs. MICHARD'S Boarding and
Day School fbr young LadieOs, F street, between l2111 and
13th. Th'ris establishment will reopen on the fith of September.
Five teachers (two Iades and three gentlemen) will be in attend-
ance to perform the duties of the school, in all the branches of it
substantial and refined education.
TERMS.
PRaPARATORY DEPARTMENT.
English branches b6 a quarter, payable quarterly.
French languainge 3 additional in advance.
Stationery 1 ,
The quarter contains twelve weeks.
CLASSICAL DE APARTMENT .
All the branches Mof English education, 810 per quarter.
French Grammar, Rhetoric, Elocution, 6
Stationery I
Fuel during the winter for day scholars $2.
TERMS FOR BOARDERS.
Board, English branches, French language $200 at year.
Stati-very 4 Payable quar-
Bedding, if not furnished by pupil 10 t erly it ad-
Washing 16) vance.
P'ew-rent charged pro rata
The French being the language of the family, is, therefore, the
language of the establishment.
Music.
Piano or Guitar $20 a quarter, or 24 lessons.
Vocal music 25 "
Harp, professor's price.
TERMS roR SEPARATE BRANCHES.
Latin, Italian, or Spanish, (in classes) S 6 per quarter.
Latin, Italian, or Spanish, (private lessons) 25
Drawing, P.nting. dancing professor',s p ice.
lThe particulars relating to the oider of studiesand the managc-
ment of the establishment are given in a prospectus to be had at
Mr. Michard's, and in thia bookstores of Messrs. Fisher, Riordan,
Kennedy, Parnham, Taylor, Baielly.
Ladies not belonging to the day school may join some of tihe
classes in French, Spanish, or Italian, which take place daily be
tween 12 and 3 o'clock. Two or three hours in the afternoon will
be devoted to the tuition of the same languages for gentlemen.
Mrs. Michard continues to give private Lessons min music.
REFECRsNCES..
W. W. Seaton, Mayor of Washington.
Gen. Winfield Scott, Washington.
Hon. T. H. Benton, do
Col. Kearney, do
Coin. A. J. Wadsworth, do
Major T. L. Smith, do
Rev. Dr. Laurie, do
Alexander Dimuitry, Esq. do
William Dundas, Esq. do
Hon. Albert Gallatin, New York.
Hon. Cliancellor Bland, Annapolis, Maryland.
Professor J. Duetatel, Baltimore.
Gean. G. H. Steuart, do
Hon. John Barney, do
Dr. G, Chataird, do
Dr. J. Buckler, do
Most Rev. Bishop Chanche, Natcht cz.
Bev. Dr. Ryder, Georgetowin.
Dr. Benjamin J. Baohrcr, Georgetown.
J. M. Hepburn, Esq., Georgetown.
aug 30- eo4w
BALTIMORE LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY
JOHN J. IONAIAt'SOti, PEstatiat.
al SRES LLIVE. Cf,ir oneor anoreyears, er for life.

Ratesfoar One/if drcd Di ollarts.
Avt Ooe year. Ieveo years. For life.
1.00( 1.12 2.04
30 1.31 1.36 2.36
35 1.36 1.53 2.75
41 1.69 1.83 3Sf20
46 1.61 1.96 3.73
50 1,96 2.10 4.60
65 2.32 3.21 6.78
60 4 35 4.91 7 .10
GSANTY ANNUITIES.
Rates for One Hundred Dollaos.
60 years sf age, 10.55 per cent.
65 do. 12.27 do. peratainm.
70 do. 14.19 do.
SELLS ENDOWMENTS.
For One Ilutdred Dollars deposited at birth of child.,hs Com
pany will pay, if he attain 21 years ofago, 14a.9
At six mouths, 401
One year, 378
Thie Companyrisoaeecaatestrumt.ss reeeivee moncyon miep, stii
-.._. ;,,. ;.. '.rest semi-annually, ur coiiapitti.ing it, and makes
,1l iir,,l ., fcontracts in which life or the ioterestah mofnmuey isis.
voeied. WILLIAM MURDOCK, Secresars .
AGENTS.
James H. Causten, City of Washington.
Dr. B. R. Wellford, Prederieksburg, Virginia.
H. Baldwin, Richmond, Va.
D. Robertson, Norfolk, Va.
A. S. Tidball, Winchester, Va.
George Riehards, Leesbirg, Va. mar l-1y
In Somerset County Court, May Term, 18-1.
In the matter of the petition of William Q. Morris for the division
of the real estate of Joseph Morris, deceased.
fUrHE Commissioters heretofore appointed for the purpose of
S3.making division of said estate having returned their judg-
ment that the same is incapable of division into any number of
parts woi'ttut loss to thIe parties interested, and the same having
been confirmed by the Court: It is therefore ordered, this 25th
dsy of May, 1841, that notice be given to William Q. Morris, one
of thle heirs and representatives or the said Joseph Morris, who


is absent out of the State of Maryland, by causing a copy of this
order to be published at least four successive weeks before the
second (Jay of November term next, in some newspaper publish-
ed in Washington city, notifying the said absent representative to
appear and make his election, according to the act ofAssemblyin
such case made and provided.
BRICE J. GOLDSBOROUGH.
True copy-Test: LEVIN HANDY, Clerk.
sug 19-w4w
V'rHISS DAY IPUiILISHEIl) aiidf toi sale by W. iM.
M.MORRI ON, 4 doors west of Brown's Hotel, An Inquiry
into the Hisator v of -.- ri- ; -- Introduction into the United
States; causes cf its n.r,. ,r..:- and Reiarks upon the Aboli-
tion Tracts of Rev. William E. Channing, D. D.
UDGE DORSEY'S l.AWSt OF MARYLANI)D,
cuniplete in 3 vols. with a copious Indcx, Annotations, &c.
received for sale by F. TAYLOR. Also, Judge Dorsey's Statu-
tory Testamentary Law of Maryland, with the Decisions of the
Courts thereof explanatory ofthe same, 1 vol. thin octavo; Judge
Louiax's Digest of the Laws respecting Real Property in the
United States, more espceiallv those of i r 3 a..", 3 vols; Commen-
tariea on the Laws of Virginia, by Henry St. George Tucker,
Chancellor of the Fourth Judicial Circuit, 2 vols. aug 16
CIIIAP W RITING PAPEH.-Foolseap, faintlined, a
strong, smooth, well finished paper for $2 50 per ream. Pine
Letter Paper, at 82 25 do. Good common do. warranted to write
well, for $2 do. Cheap Blank Books of all'sizes and kinds. For
sale by
sept 24 F. TAYLOR.


G ROCERY AND LIQUOR SALE.-On Friday
Next, at 12 o'clock, noeeon, we shall sell in front of our auc-
tion store a quantity ( f .:. rr.: ,,.I liquors, beiiig a part of the
stoch f a f* ,, ,-l. ..... e.n I( .l'. li, :..." :. Viz .
.- r.i 1..- m'. casks of superior Madeira and Sherry wines
Quarter and eighth casks do do
Half pipes Champagne and Cognac Brandies
Pipe Holland gin 3 casks lamp oil
10 bbls. Monongahela Whiskey
Common do
20 boxes brown soap
50 reams wrapping paper
10 boxes cheese, 5 boxes pineapple cheese
Lot of black ink, Alicant mats, &e.
Saperitr Havana and conmmion segare, chewing tobacco
Boxes superior old port wine and grape juice
10 boxes and 2 casks claret wineE
With a number of other articles ia the grocery line not deem-
ed necessary to be enumerated.
Terms of sale : All stums of and under twenty-five dollars,
cash ; over twenty-five dollars, a credit of four months, for notes,
satisfactorily endorsed DYER & WRIGHT,
sept 23-2t Auctioneers.
lir The above sale is unav Idably postponed on ac-
count of the rain until Wednesday next, 29th, same hoar.
sept 26--ST&W D. & W.
F OR RENT, the store occupied by R. Thompson, nextdoor
to Ed. Simmi's wine store, will be for rent on the 1st of Oc-
tober.
For information inquire of R. Thompson.
sept 25-3t J.. D. BIF.ALL.
HANDSOME FURNITURE AT AUCTION.-
q-U- On Thursday, the 30th instant, at 10 o'clock, I will sell
at th1i- house of Mrs. Laurie, directly opposite the north gate of
the Capitol, adjoining Judge Cranch's, kthe fig will designate
the house,) a handsome lot off...,'." . ,:ii -
Extensiv( I ...,, fabless, 1 -, P ,. ,' "., it ....-
Centre T .. ,, P. r Tabics, Mahogany Wardrobes
Bureaus, Table Washstands, Looking Glasses
Carpets, Beds and Bedsteads, with a very large assortment
of Bedding
Knives, Forks, Spoons, and Crockery Ware, with a hand-
some assortment of Glass Ware
Andlirons, Shovel andl Tongs, Fenders
Kitchen Furniture.
Also, one very large Cooking Stove, suitable for a large family
or boarding house.
With many other article? not enumerated
Also, a very fine Milch Cow and two Sorrel Horses.
Terms of sale : All sums under $25 cash ; $25 and upwards a
credit of three and lour monies for approved endorsed notes.
WM. MARSHALL,
sept 25-ldts Auctioneer.
PRINCE'S NURSERIES AND GARDIENS.-The
New Catalogues are now ready for distribution gratis to
those who apply post paid per iimail. They comprise an im-
mense assortment of Fruit and Ornatoental Trees, .'i..i' i ...
Plants, Bulbous P.ower Roots, splendid Dahlias, ..... .-
Plants, China Roses, of 150 varieties, Garden Seeds, &n. all of
which are priced at much reduced rates. A discount of 10 per
cent. is made when ca-h or a draft on some city is sent with the
order, as then all trouble ofcollection is saved.
Orders per mail to WM. R. PRINCE will receive prompt at-
tention, and be executed in a manner that cannot fail to give satis-
faction, and will be forwarded as directed.
New Yoik, September, 1840. sep 25
SANTED, a servant who understands Cooking, and is
W a good Washer and Ironer, in a small family. Liberal
wages will be given to such as can come well recommended. A
slave from the country would be preferred. Application at Mr.
Murphy's, corner of 4j street and Pennsylvania avenue.
sept 25-eolw
OTICE.-We will no longer receive Baltimore and Ohio
Railroad stock orders in payment for goods or fior debts
now due us. F. & A. H. DODGE,
sept 25--3t Georgetown.
lHt :AP IOMBASINS.-Just secelved-
15 pieces recently imported black and blue black French
Bombasina, Lupii's extra and medium finish, which will be srid
great bargains. Those desirous of purchasing will please call
and examiine for themselves.
Also, ladies' Mourning Goods of every description constantly
on hand and for sale at the lowest prices by
PERRY & ASHBY,
sep 25--3t 2 doors west of Seventh street.
E6NE CRAVATS AND SILK HOSIERY.
2 dozen rich new style Chene Cravats
10 tido brilliant Tartan Mils and Paris Kid Gloves, as-
sorted
20 do black and white Silk Hose and half Hose, low
priced
15 do ladies' black worsted and mohair Hose, well as-
sorted and very cheap.
sept 25-3t PERRY & ASHBY.
dNASSINt.TS AND FLANNELS.--We have just
%-/ received large lots of Cassinets and Flannels, which we
are now selling gleat bargains. PERRY & ASHBY,
sept 25 2 doors west of Sevenih street.
W ANTED, a situation as Governess in a private family, by
V a.young lady, competent to teach the common branches of
,ii F:,.-i i. education, and to take exclusive charge of young
.,. ,, required by the parents.
Apply to Miss Breschard, corner of Eand 9th streets.
sep 24-lw
PROPOSALS WILL B E RECEIVED at the
Mayor's Office until Saturday, September 25, inclusive, ftor
removing the bridge across the Canal at N street sooth, and for
erecting a new onte, according to specitiotionus to be seen by ap-
plying to the undersigned. P. M. PEARSON,
sept 21-id Colo. W. C. Canal.
P.S. The time for receiving the above proposals is extended
until Friday, the first day of October next, ieluasive.
sept 24
iIFTY THIOt)USAND ACRES OF SWAMP
LAND FOR SALE.--The President and Directors
of the Literary Fund of North Carolina, to whose care and man-
ngernent was committed bylaw an appropriation of $200,000 for
making an experiment in draining and reclaiming the swamp lands
belonging to the State, having succeeded in part, dto now make
known that, in puirsuance of the authority vested in thera by the
General Assemobly, a public salh. of a portion of said land will
take place oo the premises (n the last day of Novembei next.
The body of land reclaimed, and now offered for sale, embraces
about 50,000 acres; is situate in the county of Hyde and State of
North Carolina, andI divides the waters flowing into the Albemarle
from those that run into Pamnieo Sound.
The I' .... r.. I.,.- i t different periods by two scientific
engine'.', M.- i.r. _.h,ri.. B. Shaw and Wakler Gwynm, has
been effected by two main drains, called Pungo antd Alligator
canals, together with sundry tributaries or lateral ditches.
PI.... . .., .. 6 i oilcs long, with an it '-., width at
bo 1 .,...'1 i of i feet, and fill at bott-,., i i feet.
Alligator canal is about 6 iniles long, witl an average width at
bottom of 30 fect, depth of 7, and fall of tO feet.
These canals empty into the navigable waters of Pamlico Sound,
and are accessible by vessels engaged in the coasting trade.
A large portion of this land abounds in uniuper, cypress, and
other timber of the best kind. Anotherportion consists -,.f prairie,
covered with cane and t...,i... r..f. ,..'..r i-.- the reportofthe
t ,;, named, itl,- .-. i .i,..,' ...- ... fertility.
N,, .I. mu, be by public auction to the highest bidder, in
quarter sections of 160 acres( ;Ii ike place at Pungo ca-
nal, on Tuesday, the 30th day .i N ;. wii next, and will be con-
duteled by the Presiduent and Directors of the Literary biund in
person.
A credit will be given to purchasersof one, two, and three years,
on bonds with uoproved security, and titles withheld until the
whole of the purchase money be paid.
Given under my hand at rie Executive Office, in the city of
Raleiglh, on the 30th day of August A. D1). 1841.
JOHN M. MOREHEAD,
Gee. of the State, and, ex-otfhico, President oh the Board.
By order: P. REYNOLDS, Secretary.
sep 4-ts
I.rM TY IDOLLARS REWARD.-Ran away from the
U- subscriber, living at the White House Tavern, on the Bat-
timore and Washington turnpike road) Prince George's caunty,
Maryland, on the 23d day of September instant, negro JOSHUA
ISAACS. Be is about five feet nine or ten inches high, and stout
in proportion ; darkeolor, thick lips, round fauce, walks very erect,
and turns his toes we!l out, asd htms a broad flat foot. Ht .1 it
about twenty-one or twenty two. He was raised in I..,r.: .f
Columbia, and purchased by Samuel Sultan, and from him hay me.
His clothing is not well recollected, but believed to be a coarse
cotton shirt and sham, black hat, and dark mixed pantaloons.
\ wilt give the above reward if he is taken out of the State of
Maryland and I)i trict of Cilumbia ; if in the District of Caiurnbia
or Marylaud, twenty dollars-rie either case to he secured in jail
or brought tome to me. All reasonable expenses I will pfay.
JOHN W. BROWN.
P.S. Joshua's mother, a free woman named Harriet, resides
near the Ganton race course, at a place called Patapsco Neck,
where it is likely he may be concealed.
sept 25-eonf J. W. B.
A LEXANDRIA FOUNI)RY, Steam-engIne and
Machine Factory.-Iron, brasv, and composition cast-
ingsof every description, high and low pressure steam engines,
Sr, ,-.,, ; ...-.... 'Ir. a. boats, mill and tobacco screws, turning
l i,,,I,,, L. U- vl ,ill tI ,i- letter copying presses &c. ar other ma-
chinery, executed promptly, andh on the most favorable terms by
T. W. & R. C. SMITH,
The above have a very large assortment of patterns for mill and
)s. ,t- f. a,'r,.:. die. Also, a varietyof handsome patterns for cast-
-rm.a r .lr.. de.
They have forsalo--
One lihcomotiveengina
One 20 horse high pressure engine
Two 8 horse do do


One 3 horse do do
Allof which are completed,and will be, sold very low if early
application is made. oct 3-ly
113JTLER'S PAPERS.-Letter paper, fine and super.
U.S fine, white and blue wove, ruled and plain, embracing all
qualitie-. Bath Poust, superfine white wove ; Foolscap, fine white
wove ; flit do. extra fine do ; blue wove do.; superfine blue laid
do.; fine white wove, ruled folded ; Folio Post, blue ball; Stur-
:;., J. .,p & Brothers, Owen & Hulbert, Hudson's, Southwortbh's,
Pu -,,.. -. an Smith's, ant every other paper that can be found
in the American mnarkct. Also on hand-
200 reams Post office double cap Writing Paper
200 do do cap do
100 do do R,,yal Printing
100 do do Envelope, super royal
100 do do Folio Post.
II" The above papers will be sold as low as at any establish-
ment in the city; most of them made expressly to order, and war-
ranted of the best materials. R. FARNHAM,


GLOUJCESTER LANDS VFOR SALE.-Pursuantto YOUNG LADIES' ACADEMY.-Mrs. HARRIET
a decree of the county court of Gloucester, obtained on the y 1). P. BAKER respectfully announces her intention to
2d day of August, 1841, the undersigned, acting as commission open an Academy for young ladies in the city of Washington, in
2d dayof Augst, 181, th underignedhctcn wil cobesn taugh the^ various branches of an English education)
era, appainled by the said court, will expose at public sale, to tse which wiltehe nmighrttie various branches of an English education,
highest bidder, at Gloucester Court House, Virginia, on the 1st together with rhe Italian, Spanish, and French languages, vocal
day of November next, being court day, the following tracts of and instrumental music, drawsig and painting, plain anti orna-
land, belonging to thi estate of Col. Thomas Smith, deceased, mental needle-work, &c. A long residence in Europe, and much
namely : Air-Villte Estate, containing 6791 scres ICrocket's, of that time spent in some of the best female literary institutions
containing 49 acres ; Bayne's, containing 39 acres ; a small of that country, enables Mrs. Baker to impart the pronunciation
tract, 421 acres, bought by the deceased of Capt. Win. Robins, and idiom of those languages i and, as regards the boarders, fa-
Sen. lying very near to Crocket's, divided only by the imain road; miliar converse will facilitate and confirm such practical know-
29 acres purchased by the doceasedof W. W. Jones, also adjoin- ledge. The rules of lthe Academy will secure regularity of study
ing Crocket's; 291 acres, purchased oh T. C. Amory, Com'r, be- and of exercise, and a close attention to a moral and graceful de-
i,. ,- .1 w. arof Jacob Morris's widow; a lot of 3 acres, bought of portment, but will exclude her pupils frant any participation in the
'P -.i;an undivided half interest in 1271 acres, bought of gayeties or attractionseof life while undernthe maternal government
Win. Shackleford, trustee, being a portion of W. Sears's tract; an of the institution.
undivided interest, being one-half, in a tract of 2631 acres land, TERMS.
bought of T. C. Amory, Com'r, late the property of Win. Sears, Entrance for buoarders $5 00
deceased; also, halfofanuundivided tractofland,bought by the de- For board, washing, di., the English and French lan-
cease sand Jotn Tabb, under adecree of the chancery coust of guages, including writing andt composition, arithmetic,
Wuiliams'org. in the case afSmtitrh&C o. vs. Stubbs ;ithe interest geography, with the use aid construction of Map1s, as-
consists in halfof70 acres of1land, and half ofthe reversion in the tronomy history, tfie ruinments of chemistry, botany,
dower oa 36 acres, and domestic e economy, and a course of leading erm-
These aunds are all in the county of Gloucester Virginia, and bracing a selection of ethe oest Authiors in prose and
constitute very desirable purchases to thost anxious to settle in poetry, and plain needle-work if desired--per annum 150 00
this part of Virginia, so celebrated for its fertility of sail, good so. The same tunition for day scholars 40 00
city, &e. In some instances two or more tracts will be sold to- EXTRA TUITION.
gether, in a way to suit best the interests of all concerned. The Spanish language--the Italian language--drawing and
Air-Ville and Crocket's are well worth the attention of those painting-music, the harp, the guitar, the piano-the principles
disposed to invest in real estate. The former estate was the re- atnd practice of vocal music--practical chemistry and botany-
sidence of the late Colonel Thomas Smith, and offers inducements dancing ; These will form extra charges on a moderate standard.
lo purchasers rarely to bc met with. It has a new two-story Payments will bo required for boarders six months, and tor day
dwelling-house, of ample dimensions, finished in the neatestman scholars three months in advan-e.
ner and of the very best materials. All tlie roams above and In the event ofsickness, the customary charges of a physician,
below are fitted up with handsome marble mant-ls, and a circular &c.
staircase of mahogany, winding from the basement story to the E ich boarder is expected to furnish, according to custom, a
garret. There are 4 rooms on the first and 5 on the second floor, tumbler or cup, spoon, knife and fork, four table napkins, suix
It has ale) upon it all the necessary out-houses, consisting of towels, bed and bedding, or they will be furnished at the usual
barnas, stbles, granaries quarters, ail ice-house, dairy, &c., cost.
nearly all new, of the best materials, atnd built in the most sub. The exercises will commence on the lst day of September,
stantial manner. Tne lands are of very fine quality, in a high 1841, at the Academy on the cornerof 10th and E streets, Wtasli-
state of improvement, and consist of 401 acres of low grounds hngton.
well drained, and 2781 acres of highland, all under an enclosure The most respectable references can be given.
ofthe bestchestnut limber. The situation ofthe dwelling isone mtng 16
of the most beautiful in Eastlern Virginia, commanding a very ex. ORISON'S MEDICINES.- Di)smiIsal of Mr. Geo.
tensive water prospect, embracing the Mobjar and I..... ... y.lY. Taylor, of N.. -.. 1. 1, ,i. New York, as General
bays, and their tributary streams. Age for te ale of '. .. ...., in America.
Crocket's is a very desirable farm, has a proportion of cleared Agent for th Agts d others conned wi th e sale of MoAmerica. o'
land, is heavily timbered with white oak, poplar, gum, hickory, VEO theg s UNIVEnrSAL MECINneS of thie British College of
and chestnut. This estate is not far distant from the tuhier, and Health, LonUnm, in tiMe United States of America. og
lies very near WIiteinarsh, the residence of Mr. John T abb. It This is to give noticeinthit all persas indebAted to Gee Taylor,
is al-o enclosed by a good chestnut fence. We deem it needless to its of Wisall street, New York, but now of 94, Broadway, New
be more partienlar, as bidders for the property will of course sat- York, late General Agent to Meaus Mtosof MOAT &d Co., of
isfy themselves before the day of sale. The manager residing at the British College of Health, New Road, Liondon, for Morisen's
Air-Ville (Mr. Insley) will show the lands to those who may wish Pills,jare notto pay the said Gee. Taylorfor such Medicines, but
to loomk at them. only Messrs. FIRTH & HALL, of Franklin Square, N. Y., whom
Time terms of sat will be, cash sufficient to deflay tie cois oi Messrs. Morison, Moat & Co. have appointed their Attorneys for
suit and expenses of the sale; the residue of the purchase miOu- settulingtheir American affairs, and andwwho are alone authorized
ney we sh.ll require to be paid in equal instalments of one, two, to give discharges for the debts owing by the Ageuts appointed
stand three years from the day of sale, with bonds andt approved by the said George Taylor fir Moisaon s Medicies.
personal security, ansod title to tihe lands retained until they are And ,notice is hereby further given, that those Agents having by
paid. Posseasioui will not be given until the Ist day of January them medic ines unsold are not to return the same to the said
next of any ef the lam's, unless it may suit the convenience of George Taylor, but to account with the before-mentioned Messrs,
those interested in the sale. A crop of wheat will be included at FInaTH & HALL, of New York aforesai I.
Air-Ville, for which the purchaser will be required to pay in cash, In consequence of the improper conduct pursued by their two
separate and apart from the farm. Further particulars made last General Agents, in respect to their accounts with the firm,
known on the day of sale. WM. P. SMITH, Messrs. Morison, Moat& Co. take this opportunity of rnf.,ini;,,:
WM. H_ ROY, the Public of America, that Mr. Taylor, ol New York, i.. hi.... it,,,
Commissioners. date no longer their General Agent for thie United States for the
GLOUCESTER COUNTY, VA SEPTEMBRR 6, 1941. ale oa their medicines ; and that they cmn now* only be obtained
N. B--It is highly probable that the owners of tha lands *n genuine by applying in London, as under. The same discount to
conjunction with the late Colonel Smith, will unite in the sale, so be |llowed to those wishing to dispose oh the medicines by retail
as to increase the size of the tracts in several instances. We will asusual.
lIsa state that a sile will take place, in some short time after the All orders must be accompanied with a remittance, for which
lands are sold, of the crops of acorn, oats, fodder, hay, straw, &c. ; :,.. .1 ra discount for cash will be allowed.
a most valuable stock of horse-, mules, work oxen, young cattle, n,-i ,:, .,'., merchants, and others, may be supplied with medi-
sheetp, hogs, farming implements, &e. sept 14-wtNovl cites direct from the ( ..m. ,-'. in Londmon, on the sime terms as
--ANTOIA-GY, A SYSTEMATIC SURVEY OiF Messrs. Morison, Moat .. supplied their late General Agent,
HumanT 1 GY An S S T Hstory, 0 Mr. Taylor, amd with the firat order will have an appointment di-
U iHuman Knowledge. illustrating tlIe History, Relations, rect from th establishment in London, appointing him or them
Uses, oad Objects of ,Il Ithe Branches of Science, with a Synop .. r ,- t .i ,, a i; i ,
sis if their Leading Facts and Principles, and a ISelect "aitl.l "-a fin- P., in. n ,. .. ,, I against purchasing medicines
,f Books on all tiunleats suitable for a cabinet library ; i, 1. except those coming direct f-otthe College,save as before.men.
designeli as a guide to study, and as a popular directory on litera- tio tth, os ecoma inuds are acstised on the Public in Messr,
ture sceee, nd th ars ;by oswel PrkA. ; n oe r.cloned, as enormous f'ands are practised on the Public in Messrs.
ture, science, nd the arts; by Roswell Park, A. M. t in one vo. a lorison's naiue.
lume ; just published, and this day rpeived foir sale by Messrs. Morison wish it to be particularly understood, that their
sept 10 F. TAYLOR. complaint is solely against their late General Agents, Messrs.
Ul U1ED LETTER AND CAP PAPER.-W. Horatio Shepheard Moat and George Taylor, who were sent
S FISCHER has just received two cases of Butler's super- out from F-.1.ls,. by thie British College of Health, at a vast ex-
fine blue Letter Paper; also, white and blue Letter and Cap Pa- pense, anl t -- h .if whom they have been obliged to dismiss,
per, ruled, of different qualities, from $2 50 to $6 per ream, N. B. Prfe,. ence will be given to first applications for Agencies
auiongast which tire a few reams feint andl red limed, foir accounts, for the different districts.
-IN- I ---I ,iI% f; -, -- The Medicines of the British College of Health are sold in Eng-
V3 'saI- I- Il s H. i I>.l'S iandi t sa, in boxes, as follows:
obtained front the Orphans' Court of 5.ashington county, First small size, selling for Is. ltd. contains from 40 to 46 pills.
in the District of Colmabia, letters of administration, on the Second do do 2s. 9d. do 120 uo 130 do
personal estate of Henry H. Kuhn, late of Washington coun- Thid go do 4s. 6id. do 210ito220 do
Ty, deceased. All persons having claims against the deceas- Packets, do ls. 0d. contain about 600 pill@
ed are hereby warned to exhibit the same, wilh the Vomchers vegetable Cleansing Powders, Is. lid. each box.
thereof, to the subscriber on or before the 14th day of Septem- For the future the Agents in America are requested to sell the
her next they may otherwise, by law, be excluded from all be- anledicine to the Public in proportion to the above prices. In the
ocftl taf said estate.
Given unt of s aid estate nd this 14h day ofSeptember, 1841. appointments s sent out, the above prices will be stated, for thei pur-
NATANIEGiven under my hand this 4th day ofSeptember, 1841. poseof enabling purchasers .i.fr, i t,. i,, I.es.
SNATHAN dmEL nRYst, uor eM lHI-i(, MOAT& CO.
sept 16-w4w_ __Administrator. British f'. ..- HcIfealth, Hamilton Place, New Road, Lon-
,1l^TOi.il.Y, a Systematic Survey of Human don, A.,, -, i,1.
K IIin l-nlet. i.n I-..swell Park, A. M. Professor of Natural
I'1", t aii ,, .....Ii'r in the University of Pennsylvania, 1 Attention is directed to the following Caution.-Whereas
eol. octavo, with many illustrative engravings. Just published spumus imtatios of my Medicines are now in circulation, I,
and receive([ for sale ey F. TAYLOR. fuiuimttosomyMdcnsaeowicrulin,,
ad received fa sale y P. AYL JAMES MORISON, the Hygeist, hereby give notice that I am in no
I --i .%'v (1 i1 I I-.-- -i.- .i1.,1., from Paris, by F. wise connected wi-h the following Medicines, purporting to be
S TAYLOR, and this clay opened, lrgy collection of the line, e, d sbld u nder the various nuries of Dr Moarrison's Pills,
standardd Prench nu lhors, together with .... ma,. new publisea- Tha Hygian Pills, The Improved Vegetable Universal Pills,
tions, novels, and other light literature appearing in 1840 nd Fihe 0 :. ; .-risoa's Pills, as comvotncded bythe lateMr.
1841, too numerous fam the limits of ain advertisement. Packed in Moat, T.r f.- J, ,tat Hygeian Vegetable Pills, 4c.
Paris on 28th bJune.. aug 23 That my medicines are prepared only at ithe British College of
S Health, H amilton Place, King's Cruss, London, and sold by the
lI ilt lITTERHATURE.-Tibeinfltience of literature General Agents to the British College of Health and their sub-
upon society, by Madame de Staeel, with a memoir uf the Agents, and that itno Chemist er Druggist is authorized by me to
life and writings of the aulthomr, b/ Boileau ; Foster's Essays on l ispose of the same.
Decision of Character, and the other essay- of the same author, None can be genuine without the words Monisos'sa UNivER-
seven in nuimbe ; Com's Essay on the Constitution of Marn, SAL MEDICINES are engraved on the Goveinment stamp in white
considered in relation to exter .01 .i. : The Philosophy of letters, upon a red ground.
Sleep, by Macnish; Macnish's .\,,a ,-/ ..i Drunkenness ; Ma- In witness whereof 1 have hereunto set my hand.
,on's Treatise on Self Knowledge. J MORISON, the . I.
All contained, without abridgrient, in hne large octavooolhumne, British College of Health, 2, Hamilton Place, ,v h'-. I
price $1 5hi, well printed aid bound in full leailher. li any othei King's Cross, London.
form tlie same works cannot be purchased for less than $10.
Juot received, a few copies only, by ALSO, to the following NVotice.-That, by the recent verdict
aug 16 F. TAYLOR. obtained by Messrs. Morison I.m'.i r Io. ,i ,;,. Imnpostors for counn-
f oreiting tIheir medicines, all ..- -..., 1 -lu, inmedilemnes as at lfor
tIlltA1.--IN -A-fre I I'.it H N' i i l1.1l, -T i Morison's Pills, which are io fact mere spurious imitations, are
3.9' INKSTAND-A fresh supply of the above inkstand liable to have aelions brought against them for every boxsold under
just received. The eulogy bestowed on this improvement by hat n ame, which actions Mesars. Morison will deem it their duty
the public journals, and the preference obtained for them over the a enforce in every ease that comes to their knowledge.
common inkstands, are almost unprecedented. The present novel P. S. Messrs. Morison will thank tile party receiving this to
amnd scientific method of sup lyin a clear ink to the dit.ping cup, -ornunicate the above facts to those connected with the sale of
andt returning it into the reservoir, ia .. ., siuplc-lhe t e mIedicimnes, or persons using it.
action being now performed by merely .1...., .i ..- lid to obtain t-e
supply, and shutting it down to withdraw it In this state it
cannot overflow, whatever may he the change of teaiperatlure, Deed oqf Revocation of Appointment of Mr. George Taylor,
and it is protecled from (lust or oilither injury in any place or cli as General Agent in the United States of lMessrs. Mori-
mate. When the inkstand is filled, it is always ready for use, and son, Moat l -Co.-Dated 25th March, 1841.
the writer will have a regular and daily supply of clear ink for KNOW AL. MEN by these Presents, That we, Alexander Mori-
six months. For sale at the bookstore of son and John Mcrison, both of Hamilton Place, King's Cross, New


jly 19


R. FARNHAM,
Between 9th and loth streets, Penn. avenue.


BANCRtFT'S HiIS'I'ORY OF THE UNITED
STATES, 3 vols. D democracy in America, 1st and 2d
patts. History of the .\,.. a ...-, i.- S. Turner, in 2 vols.
The Ecclesiastical atnd P i.i..- I- -. *) of the Popes of Rome,
by Sarah Austin, in 2 vols. General History of the World, from
the earliest times until the year 1831, by Charles Von Rotteek,
LL. D. translated from the German and continued to 1840 by
Frederick Jones, A. M. in 4 vols. History of the Navy of the
United States of America, by J. Fenimore Cooper, in 2 vols.
The above works are for sale low by
W. M. MORRISON,
jaune 14 4 doors west of Brown's Hotel.
G OEM FO" IRISH ELOQUENCE, WIT, AND
SANECDOTE, byJamnes Hohban, Esq. ofthe Washing-
ton Bar, 1 volume, 12mi.
We advise our friends who can sit and enjoy a sweet com-
munion with the high-soulea l t at:i.,. ol the master spirits of
oratory to purchase this beautiful collection of extracts."
[Boston Pilot.
The selections are made with good taste andjni"drr"e't, andt
afford as fair specimen of Irish enius as can t i .-a'ii any
where else in the same compass.
[New York Courier and Enquirer.
"There is probably no country where eloquence and wit of the
richest kind, whether polished or in the crude state, are found in
greater abunodancr than in Irelandm; iaod the specimens here
given are choice ones. It should be in the possession of every
faithful son of Ireland." [Boston Journal.
For sale at the Bookstore of R. FARN HAM,
sept 10 Penn. avenue, between 94h and 10th st.i.
A DISCOURSE~delivered on the Past Day recommended
by the President of the United States, by John Duncan,
Pastor of the Associate Reformed Congregation oh Hl ,r. ,r., 1..
published, and for sale at the Stationery store of
R. PARNHAM,
iune It Between 9th and 10th streets, Penn. avenue.
T1 1 AMATEURS O' MINERALS.-A neat collec-
it lion ofGems and Precious Stones, and a neat collection of
Gems and Minerals ; *i,. i,'. r.,;riir.., f, md theI a ter one
hundred and five specui-...-, ; a ll,- 1 r ,[ii J and numbered,
with catalogues and directions, in cases, are just received and for
sale by
aug 30h P. TAYLOR, Bookseller.
ITEwV BOOKS.-Just published and for sale by WM. M.
i MORRISON, 4 doors west of Brown's Hotel, The Idler
in France, in 2 vols., by the Countess of Blessington. Charles
O'Malley, cheap edition. Also, Nos. 8 and 9 of Thiers's French
Revolution, and Nos. 8 and 9 of Waverley Novels, the cheapest
edition ever published in the United States, the whole of which
costs only a five dollar note. aug 6
r flWEEDIE'S MEDICAL LIBRARY, Vol.Sth,
t containing Rheumatism, Gout, Dropsy, Scurvy, &ce. Also,
the five volumes full bound in leather, to match the 7th No. of
Barnaby Rudge, are this day received, and for sale by
W. M MORRIFSON,
inme 14 FPour dienrs wet of Brown's Hotel.
l 10,IE TENtoGBAPHEse, or ,elf Instructor in
I the Art of Short Hand, hby Charles O'Counsell; couantainieg
four plates, with rules and instructions, whereby any person muy
acquire the mode of taking down trials, orations, lectures, ser-
moans, debates, speeches, &c., and be competent by a little expe-
rience to practice the same.
Just received and for sale at the bookstore of
R. FARNHAM,
sop 3 Between 9th and l10th sts. Penn. Av.


--y --............,-......................-- A PIANO FtkRTE.-The subscriber has just received
SIADDRESS ON TI E 1, LIFE AND CHARACTER A. from Leipzic one of Schambach & Merhuannt's Grand Con-
OF GEN. WII.IAM HENRY HARRISON, ,cert PIANOS, made to order, with seven full octaves of keys.
late President of the United States, a Member of the National This instrimnent is said not to be equalled in Europe in power of
Institution for the Promotion of Science; delivered before the In- tons andt excellent workmanship. The public are politely invited
stitutiam by RICHARD S COXz. June 24th, 1841. Just publish- to call anl see the Piano, particularly the performers on the in-
ed, and for sale at the Book and Stationery store of trumnent. JOSHUA M. MILLER.
R. PARNHAM, N. B.-Any person desiring suchaPiano will call early at No.
sept 7 Between 9th and 10th streets, Penn. avenue. 22 Light street, Baltimore. Terms accommodating.


Road, London, in the county of Middlesex, in Eng',1r. I, 11 i 1,
and Managers of the British College of Health of HB .i,,..n PI.-:'e
aforesaid, trading in copartnership under the firm of Morisone,
Moat, an:l Company, and the surviving partners of James Mori-
son, deceased, with whom in his lifetime, atnd down to the time of
his decease, we traded in copartnership under ,he said firm of
Morison, Moat, and Comnpany, and acted as Managers of the said
British College of Health, have revoked andti annulled, and de-
dclared to be utterly null and void, a certain" Deed or Instrument
bearing date on or about the fifth day of September, one thousand
eight hundred and thirty seven, whereby we the said Alexander
MIorison and John Moris( ,, i .;e, ;i, ii.. said late James Mari-
-on, in the name of our I .... r iin'. o t Morison, Moat, and
company, appointed Ge rn.. .I *,, ii,-,, about to proceed to
New Yoik, but now or late of No. 94, Broadway, New Yorh,
to be the General Agent of the said British College of Health
in the United States of America. And we do also hereby
revoke and annul, and declare to be utterly null and void,
ill other powers and authorities by us or our said late or present
firms in any manner given, granted, or continued to the said George
Taylor. And we do also hereby declare that the said George
Taylor is no longer authorized to act in any manner or to any ex-
tent as the General Agent or as the Agent of the said British Col-
lege of Health, or of the said late or pre-sent firms of Morison,
Moat, and Company, in the uaid United S ates or elsewhere. IN
WITNESS whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals the
twenty-fila day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand
eight hundred and forty-one. A. MORISON.
J. MORISON.
Signed,. sealed, and delivered in the presence of us,
HENRY HAwKins, Clerks to Messrs. GoCmerford
BERNARAD BOYLE, and Girdler, London.
I, THOMAS SAMUEL GIRDLES, of London, Notary Public by
Royal authority duly admitted and sworn, do hereby certify and
attest unto all whom it may concern, that on this day before me
the said Notary personally appeared Alexander Morisosn and John
Morison, well known to me to be the persona named in the fore-
going Deed of Revocation, who thereupon in my presetree, and in
the presence of Henry Hawkins and Bernard Boylt, the two sub-
scribing witnesses, severally signed, seated, and delivered the
said Deed of Revocation as end for their act and deed, and ac-
knowledged the same to be such.
In testimony whereof 1 have hereunto set mry hand and affixed
my notarial seal in London, the day and year aforesaid.
In fidem, THOMAS S. GIRDLER,
Notary Public.
Consulate of the United States of America, London.
I, THOMAS ASPItNWALL, Consul of the United Stales of Ameri-
ca for Londoun and the dependencies thereof, do bereby make
known and certify mo all whom it may concern, That Thomas Sam-
uel Girdler, whose signature is above, is a Notary Public duly ad-
mitted anmm sworn and practising in the city of "London aforesaid,;
and that to all acts by him so done full faith and credit are and
ought to be given in judicature and thereout.
In testimony whereof I have her-eunto set my hand, and affixed
thie seal of the said Consulate in London aforesaid, this iwenty-
sixth day of March, in the yesr of our Lord eighteen hundred
and forty-one, and in the sixty-fifth year of the independence of
the said United States. THOS. ASPINWALL.
aug 4-w3m
Of course the medicine now in the hands of sub-Agents, sup-
plied by Mr. Taylor up to this date, is genuine.
1 DOLLAR, IEWARD--S3r. Storm's Spe-
.100- cific Compound, for the cure of Gonorrhcea, Gleets,
;trictures, Diabetes or difficulty in making water, and all other ur.-
--'r.5 in -i.:. 1 i. ,-r.. from the urethra ofeithcrsex.-Iln no case hlt
thita medicine been known to fail to effect a permanent cure, and,
to,, in the shortest possible time. Should this medicine fail to ef-
fect a cure where it has been taken according to directions, re-
tumn thie empty vial and get back the money. Why then spend
bot4i time and money with such quack nostrums as cannot be de-
pended upon, when, for $1, you can purchase a pleasant, sure,
and speedy cure, composed solely of vegetable substance IO ne
hundr.e .i.-I4r6e -il r.,. po.o to any one who will produce a medi-
cine to eial aI i- ..mnp.m.jn-, or who will prove that it containsany
mineral substance whatever.
Por sale by H. WADE, 7th street, between D and E; CHAS.
STOTT, corner of7th and the avenue; in Georgetown by J. L.
KIDWELL jan 8--3tawly


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