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Vol.. XXXI.


WASHINGTON: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4 1843.


No. 955666.


PUBLISHED BY GALES & SEBATON.
TEFtMS I
DAILY PAPes--10 a year-S1 a month for any shorter period,
CoUwrTaY PAp a-*6 a year-S4 for six months.
PAYABLE IN ADVANCE.

FOR NORFOLK TWICE A WEEK.
.0 m ~L The new, fast, and superior Sieamer
OSCEOLA will lease Waah.ngion
every Tuesday and Saturday at 9
O'clock A. M. and Alexandria at 10
o'clock. Returning, will leave Norfoilk and Poirtsmouth every
Mnoday and Thursday at C o'clock A. M. Passage end fare $6.
She will arrive in time for the Portsmouth and Roanoke railroad
ears. Travellers will find this a pleasant route, with no lose of rest
or change of baggage. Passage through to Weldon $9. Freight
destined for the Portamouth and Roanoke railroad, Petersburg, or
Richmond must be paid for at Washington.
Passengers will be taken off or landed at the different landings
on the Potomac. She will stop in Cone Saturday's going and
Monday's returning.
ap 22-eotf JAMES MITCHELL, Master.
ACCOMMODATION.
WASHINGTON AND ALEXANDRIA BOAT.
Passage 126 cents ; Freight as usual.
l NiPI The Steamboat JOSEPH JOHNSON
^,.--J[ ,. continues to ply between the above
S bS H places, and will, until further notice,
QkH.. ..lMi-- depart as follows:
Leave Washington 8, 10, 142, 2j, and 4*.
Leave Alexandria 9, 11, 1j, 83, and 86.
sept 6-d IGJN 4TI'li ALLEN, Captain.
ACCOMMODATION.
SOn and afier Monday next, the 1 th
instant, the hours of departure of the
steamboat PHENIX will until fur-
ther notice be as follows, viz.
Leave Alexandria at 8, 10, 2j, apd 44 o'clock, for Washington.
Leave Washington at 9, 11i, 3j, and fi o'clock, for Alexandria.
Leave Alexandria for Georgetown at 12 o'clock.
Leave Georgetown for Alexandria at I o'clock.
apr 8-d JAMES GUY, Jr. Captain.
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC.



HE line of Stages to Culpeper Court-house, by way of Alex-
andria, P irfax Court-house, and Warrenton, leaves the
General Stage Office opposite Gadsby's Hotel every Tuesday,
Thursday, and Saturday at 3 o'clock A. M.
The line of Stages for Winchester, by way of Fairfax Court-
house, Aldee, Midd'eburg, and Paris, will leave the same office
the same days and same hour.
The subscriber in making this announcement to the public
wishes to inform them that these routes have been newly stocked
and cannot be surpassed for good horses, careful drivers, and tihe
very best Troy made coaches.
The proprietor deems it expedient to assert that the route
through by Warrenton, Culpeper Court-house, Orange Court-
house, and Gordonsville to Gharlotaville, is the cheapest and most
pleasant, passing through a part of the country unsurpassed for its
beauty of scenery and fertility of soil.
JOHN BROWN, Proprietor, Washington.
A. FLEMING, Agent, Alexandria.
N. B. Seats can be taken at the General Stage Office, Wash-
ngton, or at Wise's Hotel, Alexandria. sept 18-dim
FARE REDUCED.
TO TRAVELLERS GOING SOUTH.
The Mail Steamer AUOUsTA leaving Bradley's Whart at
6 A. M. daily.
POn and after Monday, the 17th instant,
the Fare by the Steamboat and Rail.
road Line between Washington, D.
C., and Richmond, Va., will be re.
duced to S6 50 From Richmond to Petersburg the fare is one dol-
lar only, and from Petersburg to the Roanoke three dollars. No
charge for children three years of age and under; those over
three years and not more than twelve half-price; and colored
persons half-price. No charge on the route for porterage or om-
nibuses.
Excursion parties of twenty or upwards will be taken at reduc-
ed rates.
Freight Train leaves the Creek every Wednesday for Rich-
mood.
For further information apply to the Captain on board at Brad
lev's Wharf. july 15-dim
P ATENT ELASTIC INKSTANDS.-Just received
from the manufacturer an assortment of Elastic Inkstands.
A smaller size has Just been introduced by the patentee, a neat
and beautiful article, and is pronounced the ne plus ultra of ink-
stands, as with it the Ink never grows thick or evaporates, and
preserves the same consistency and color until it is all consumed.
Sold wholesale and retail by R. FARNHAM,
aug 25 corner of 11th st- et and Penn. av.
ItOAIL AND WOOD.-The subscribers have landing
and on hand the following different kinds of Coal:
Red Ash Coal 300 tons
White do 200 do
Gray do 600 do
Lehigh 100 'o
Richmeand grate s- 2,000 do
Natural Coke 1,000 do
All of which will be sold low if taken from the vessels, for
o-ash or to punctual customers, 2,240 Ibs. to the ton, with the cer-
tificate of the public weigher, for fear of making a mistake
Also, a full supply of Hickory, Oak, and Pine Wood. Corner of
E and 10th streets and at the Potomac Bridge.
sap 8-2aw4w J.S. HARVEY & CO.
CHALLENGE BLACK 8G.-W. FISCHER has just
received a fresh supply of Mason's inimitable Blacking,
which is the only standard article in the country. It affords a
more beautiful polish in less time than any similar composition-
It will not soil the whitest linen, and shines alike in damp and
dry weather. PeFor wholesale and retail at Stationers' Hall.
sep 8-3taw4w
L ONDON MUSIC.-The Harmonist, 2 vils. folio, Lon-
don, 1843, a musical cabinet of classical and popular music
for the voice, piano, and guitar ; comprising some of the best
productions of all the great masters. Also, English, Scotch, and
Irish melodies, and national airs cf other countries, duets, glees,
overtures, waltzes, rondos, etc in great variety; complete in two
volumes, very handsomely bound. A single copy just imported,
end this day received, by
asp 4 F. TAYLOR.
fABOQUE'S IMPROVED FLORIDA WA-
STER.-This agreeable composition, which is not surpass-
ed by any of the imported Colbgne or Lavender Waters, and
much superior to any other article in the country bearing the
same name, is obtained from plants which grow in the southern
parts of the United States. It is an excellent and mild cosmetic,
invigorating the nerves, refreshing and beautifying the skin, and
removing freckles and many other disorders of the face. It also
contributes to a perfect state of health by counteracting noxious
exhalations and fortifying the debilitated nerves. The genuine
article is constantly for sale at Stationers' Hall at less than the
former price.
sep 15-eo3lw W. FISCHER.
N AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRY AND GE-
OLOGY, by Professor J. F. W. Johnson, in three vo-
lumes complete, cheap edition ; addressed to practical agricultu-
ristes who possess no previous knowledge of chemistry or geology.
Vol. 1, on the organic elements of plants; Vol 2, on the in-
organic elements of plants Vol. 3, on the improvement of dif-
ferent soils by mechanical means and measures.
Just received, and for sale by F. TAYLOR,
Who has for sale all of the best works on every branch of
agriculture and husbandry; many of them entirely new. sep 7
OxtSE STRAY ED.-Strayed from the premises of the
subscriber, on 14th street west, between P and Q streets,
a large bay horse. This horse has white feet, a white spot on his
forehead, and a large tail. He has lost a shoe from his right foot
behind. He was seen near the Columbia College on Tuesday
morning last, 13th instant.
Flfv Dollars Reward will be paid to any person who will
bring him to the subscriber at the place above named.
juno y--2tif&tf JULIUS KNOP.
L IVES OF TlE PRESIDENTS OF THE U.
S., with biographical notices of the signers of the Decla-
railon of Independence, sketches of most remarkable events in
the history of the country; by R. W. Lincoln. Embellished
with a portrait of each of the Presidents and, forty-five engra-
vings. For sale at the bookstore of


sept25


K.. FARNHAM,
Corner of llth street and Penn. av.


LINDLEY'S HORTICULTURE.-The Theory of
Horticulture; or, an attempt to explain the principal opera-
tions of Gardening upon physiological principles. By John
Llndley, F. R. S. With notes by A. J. Downing and A. Gray.
For set at the Bookstore of R. FARNHAM,
anv 10 corner of llth street and Penn.avenue.
f YLER PILLS.-A valuable approved medicine of high
IT repute in the Eastern States, and which bids fair to find
a general introduction among the loyal of the President of the
United States, is offered for sale at wholesale and retail by
Da. LEWIS FEUCHTWANGER,
sept 16 No. 2 Wall street, New York.
1N SEW BOOKS.-Memoirs of the Court of England from
L the Revolution in 1688 to the death of George II, by John
Henesge Jesse, 3 vols. I volume 2 of Agnes Strickland's lives of
the Qureeas of England, cheap edition, price o50 cents per volume i
Letters and Despatches of Cortex during the Conquest of Mexico
to the Emperor Charles V, translated by George Folsom, 1 vol.;
the New Purchase, or Seven and a Half Years in the Par West,
2 vols.; Encyclopedia of Geography, Nos. 15 and 16, 26 cents
per number I the Headsman, by Cooper, new cheap edition, com-
plete for 60 neuts; Elements of Chemistry, by Thomas Graham,
Professor of Chemistry in University College, London, including
Ahe applications of chemistry in the arts, edited by Robt. Bridges,
M D. I vl. octavo. Just published and this day received for
sale by F. TAYLOR. sept I5
OUVENIRS FOR 1844.-The Gift, a Christmas and
New Y ear's present. The Literary Souvenir. Just receiv-
ed for sale by F. TAYLOR.
Also, Nos. It and 12 of Byron's works, 26 cents a number.
The October No. of Godey's Lady's Book. sep 26


PROPOSALSFOR EXTENDING AND REPAIR-
ING THE EBENEZER CHURCH, near the
Navy Yard, Washington, D. C.
P PROPOSALS will be received by the undersigned, until 12
o'clock M. on the 3d day of October next, for taking down
and extending the west end of Ebenezer Church twelve feet,
and materials for the same, the bricks now in the end to be used
in rebuilding said end. The flooring and other lumber for said
new addition. The stair steps to the right and left to be turned
around, to go up from each door. The seats to be capped entire
below with curly maple and reduced in height. The breastwork
or panels of the present gallery to be reduced six inches, and a
moulding to be place on the joints. A sufficient number of seats
to be made for the additional part to correspond with the present
seats. Venetian 6'inds to be made for the west, north, and east
windows of said Church. Two doors and five windows to be put
in the addition, as will be explained to the applicant. The wood
work and materials also for the addition all to be done with good
materials and in a workmanlike manner. The front end of the
addition to be made with the best hard red brick, to be oiled be-
fore laid. White lime and sand to be used in the front. The
work will he let with or without the materials, according as may
be agreed upon. The contractor will have to enter into bond,
and a limited lime given to do the work in, as there is no time to
spare. The work will be paid for as it advances.
It is thought unnecessary to make any further detail, as the
applicants w4l view the premises before entering into contract.
GEORGE ADAMS,
JAMES CULL,
SAMUEL A. MARKS,
sept 2$-St Building Comm'ttee.
J FOR RENT, a two story brick dwelling-house,
U'.1with a good fruit and kitchen garden, at the corner of
.J.UI.. Maryland avenue and llth street west. Possession
may be obtained the Ist of October next.
For terms apply to J. F. Caldwell, Esq. or the subscriber.
sept:25-eotf L. H. MACHEN.
SFor Sale or Rent, the three-story Brick House nearly
f opposite the eastern wing of the City Hall. The house
contains thirteen rooms, with fire places, and has a well
of excellent water in the garden. For terms, apply on the pre-
mises to the proprietor.
sep 2-eotf A. C. WOOD.
-OR RENT.-A commodious two-story brick house, with
IF a back kitchen and stable, on Missouri street, between 41
and 6th streets west. Possession can be had on the 1st of Sep-
tember neit. Apply to
aug 16-2awtf GEO. WATTERSTON.
F OR SALE, fbr a term of years, a likely Negro Wo-
man and two Children, a girl and boy. The woman is a
good house servant, washer and ironer, and plain cook.
Apply to H. R. MARYMAN,
aug 16-3tawtf Capitol Hill.
FOR REN ', the House now occupied by Moses t nor, Esq
on 6th street, between E and F streets. Possession can be
had on or before the 1st of August next July 8-dtf
FOR RENT.-The beautiful house and lot (ronting
the mall, formerly the residence of E. Porter, Esq is
for rent. For salubrity, comfort, and the advantages of
society it will vie with any situation in the city. For terms apply
at the Bank of Washington, or to N. Tastett, Esq. in the adjoining
house, or to the subscriber. MARCUS C. BUCK.
sep 5-3twlm
OR RENT, the three-story brick-house on Capitol Hill,
adjoining the residence of Judge Cranch. The house is
an excellent and commodious one, with a good stable and coach-
house. Possession will be given immediately, or as soon as some
necessary repairs can be made. For terms apply to
sept2?-dlm WM. BRENT.
A FOR RENT, the large three-story brick house
and store corner of Tenth street and Pennsylvania ave-
I nue, containing twelve rooms, eleven of which have
firi-places. There is a large dining-room on the first floor, and
underneath a first-rate kitchen and cellar. The house has re-
cently been painted, outside and in, and is in every respect in
good order. Possession will be given immediately. There is a
pump of good water immediately at the corner.
It will be rented either with or without the store, at the option
of the tenant. For terms apply to
MICHAEL SARDO,
sept 16-eo6t Corner of Tenth and H streets.
a FOR RENT, four new Brick Houses, conveniently
f .and handsomely finished, each containing nine rooms,
JH with good back buildings for fuel, &c., pleasantly situ-
ated on 9th street, between New York avenue and L street, re-
cently erected by Colonel William Doughty. For particulars,
apply to A. P. SKINNER, Agent,
On Louisiana avenue, west of the Centre Market,
sept 20-eo2w between 9th and 10th streets.
OTEL AND BOARDING HOUSE for Rent.
A four-story brick House on C street, between 41 and 6th
streets, containing thirty-seven rooms, a large brick oven, and
having the convenience of excellent water under its roof, is for
rent. It has been thoroughly repaired, papered, and painted;
and, from its extensive accommodations and favorable situation in
the heart of the city, it is very suitable for a hotel or large board-
ing establishment. Apply to thesubscriber, at his office in Todd's
Building, on Pennsylvania avenue, near Brown's Hotel.
sep 13-ddff D. A. HALL.
rI HE SUBSCRIBER returns his thanks to his custom-
i ers and his friends for the work he has received fruro
them, and is determined to be prompt and give general satisfac-
tion to those who will favor him again with Upholstering in all
its branches, on as low terms as any other in this city.
sept 30-d4w WILLIAM SOLLERS.
ALTIMORE COLLEGE 11F DENTAL SUR-
GERY, Session 1843-44.-The regular Course
of Lectures in this Institution will commence the first Monday of
November next, and continue till the latter part of February.
Horace H Hayden, M. D Dental Physiology and P.thology.
Capin A. Harris, M. D., Prac ical Dentistry.
Thomas E. Band, jr., M. D., Special Pathology and Thera
pentica.
W.A. Handy, M. D., Anatomy and Physiology.
-j Tickets for the whole course S$106.
sept 16- W. R. HANDY, Dean.
ARBLE AND STONE-CUTTING WORK IN
GENERAL.-The subscriber informs the public that
he will furnish any description of Stone-cutting Work that may
be required for building or other purposes, for which he will take
unimproved property or lumber in exchange.
ALEX. RUTHERFORD,
Corner of Thirteenth and D streets.
N. B. Ample reference can be given in respect of capabi-
lity, &c. sept 28-eolm
VALUABLE IMPROVED PROPERTY AT
SPUBLIC SALE.-Will be offered for sale on Thurs-
day, the 5th October next, at 4 o'clock, two valuable brick dwel-
ling houses and brick back buildings, nearly new, on lots 1 and 2,
in square 255, situated on the corner of 13th and D streets, within
a very short distance of the public Departments. The situation is
healthy, and the houses have been constantly occupied since
they were built. This is a good opportunity of making a profita-
ble investment.
The terms are : One-third cash, and the balance in six and
twelve months; the notes to be satisfactorily secured, bearing in
terset. For further information, Inquire of
ROBT. W. DYER & CO
aag29-eod&ds [Globe] Auctioneers.
TRUSTEE'S SALE of VALUABLE PROPER-
T TY.-By virtue of a deed of trust from Mathias Jeffers
and others to me, dated 25th July, 1842, and recorded in liber
W B, No. 96, folios 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, and 60 of the land records
of the county of Washington, D. C., I will I offer at auction, in
front of the premises, in the city of Washington, on Monday, the
9.h of October ensuing, at 4 o'clock P. M. all the west half part
of lot No. 5, in square A of said city, with the two-story brick
dwelling and other improvements thereon.
Terms of sale are one-sixth of the purchase meney to be paid
in cash, and the residue in ten equal half yearly payments, with
interest from the day of sale, to be secured by approved notes and
a lien on the property ; and on full payment of the purchase mo-
ney and interest, I will execute to the purchaser, at his cost, a
valid deed of conveyance of the premises, with all the title there-
in, believed to be undoubted, vested in me by said deed of trust.
If the terms of sale be not complied with in three days, I re-
serve the right to resell the premises at auction for cash, or on
any credit, after three days advertisement in any convenient
newspaper published in the city of Washington, at the risk and
cost of the first purchaser. JOHN KURTZ, Trustee.
ROBT. W. DYER & CO.
sept 18-2awts [Globe.J Auctioneers.
TRUSTEE'S SALE OF HOUSE AND LOT.-
By virtue of a deed of trust, dated 13th September, 1835,
and recorded amongst the land records for Washington county,
D. C in Liber W B, No. 56, folios 421, 422, and 423, I shall
sell to the highest bidder, on Tuesday evening, the 10th October
next, at 4 o'clock, part of the lot numbered one, in square num-
bered 843, fronting 21 feet 6 inches on 10th street west, between
New York avenue and K street, by about 95 feet deep, with the
building and improvements thereon.
Terms of sale : One-third cash, balance in six and twelve
menthe, with interest; and upon final payment of principal and
interest, the Trustee will convey the property to the purchaser.
EDWARD DYER, Trustee.
ROBERT W. DYER & CO.
sep 8 -2taw&3tift [Globe] Auctioneers.
pHIS IS TO GIVE NOTICE that the subscriber has
1 obtained from the Orphans' Court of Washington county,
in the District of Columbia, letters of administration on the per-
sonal estate of Samuel White, late of Washington county,
deceased- All persons having claims against the deceased are
hereby warned to exhibit the same, with the vouchers thereof,
to the subscriber on or before the 22d day of September next;
they may otherwise by law be excluded from all benefit of said


estate.
Given under my hand this 22d day of September, 1843.
sept 25-w3t MARY A. WHITE, Administratrix.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the subscriber
L intends to apply at the Register's Office for the reissue of
the following described certificates of the 6 per cent. stock of the
Corporation of Washington, which have been lost, to wit:
No. 1290, for $380, Ches. and Ohio Canal, dated Nov. 9, 1842
No. 1327, for 110, 2d Ward, dated December 5, 1842
No. 1329, for 660, Ches. and Ohio Canal, dated Dec. 5, 1842
No. 1330, for 240, Purchase Canal, do do
No. 1330, for 250, Due Bills, do do
sept 16-2aw6w MATTHEW WRIGHT.


A NEW DAILY WHIG NEWSPAPER AT THE
SEAT OF GOVERNMENT.
B 8HE undersigned, believing that a cheap daily Whig news-
paper at the seat of Government would prove a valuable
auxiliary to the Whig cause during the approaching Presidential
contest, will publish, on the first Monday in N6cvember next,
a thorough and decided Whig paper, to be entitled THE WHIG
STANDARD, devoted to the principles of that party, as laid down
in the following declaration by HNaRY CLAY :
1. A sound National Currency, regulated by the will and au-
thority of the Nation.
2. An adequate revenue, with fair protection to American
Industry.
3. Just restraints on the Executive power, embracing further
restriction on the exercise of the veto.
4. A faithful administration of the public domain, with an
equitable distribution of the proceeds of the sales of it among all
the States.
5. Au honest and economical administration of the General
Government, leaving public officers perfect freedom of 'bought,
and o'f the right of suffrage, but with suitable restraints against
improper interference in elections.
6. "An amendment of the Constitution limiting the incumbent
of the Presidential office to a single term."
To this annunciation we believe every true and ardent Whig
will favorably respond. The hearts of the Whig army, whose
ranks were unbroken, and whose banners floated unstricken dur-
ing the campaign of 1840, must every where swell with glorious
pride at the memory of the past, and their hopes encouraged by
theirjoyous anticipations of the future. It is true,a nightmare of
treachery now rests upon the energies ol the party; but shall we
not arouse to the importance of the political conflict which is about
to ensue'? There are at this time four Opposition papers at the
seat of Government, each in its way endeavoring to sap the foun-
dations of the Whig party, and blasting the prosperity ofthe coun-
try by the measures they propose. Shall we not rally against the
foes excited by these emissaries, whose corrupt and atrocious mo-
tives are manifest by their early wrangling for spoils which they
never can win '1 We know the response of millions of freemen
will be, "AvY, BALLV !" Already the "hum of either army still
sounds ;" already the general furbishing of arms gives dreadful
note of preparation." Then let ours be a bright and death deal-
ing sword in the conflict. Let us fight for relief from our present
oppressions and oppressors. Let us rally under a leader upon
whose banner is inscribed "LIBERTY, ORDsa, THB CONSTIT--
TION"-whose great political and personal virtues endear him to
every generous heart, and whose patriotism has never been ex-
celled-let us rally for HENRY CLAY, the statesman, the sage,
the friend of the working man, the idol of his country, which for
forty years, next to his God, has had his chief care.
In addition to the thorough Whig course which this paper will
pursue, its readers will be furnished with earliest local iatelli
gene of the city and District, and the general news of the day.
The daily hour of publication will be 4 o'clock in the evening;
and during the session of Congress a synopsis of Its proceedings
will be given up to that hour by able reporters ; thus enabling us
to transmit abroad, through its columns, whatever of interest may
transpire at the earliest hour.
THx WHIG STANDARD will be published daily at 10 cents per
week, payable to the carriers. The paper will be mailed to sub-
scribers out of the District at $5 per annum, payable invariably
in advance; or for a shorter period at the above rate.
As soon as the Presidential campaign shall be fairly opened, a
weekly paper, at One Dollar for the campaign, will be publish-
ed for country circulation.
Allcomomunications by mail mrast be postpaid, or they will re-
main in the post office.
Whig papers throughout the country will please copy or notice
the above. JNO. T. TOWERS.
WASHINOTON, SEPTaEMBE 12, 1843.
sept 13-eo3t&wtf
PROPOSALS will be received hy the undersigned com-
missioners until the 6th day of October for regulating and
gravelling Pennsylvania avenue from 21st street west to 26th
street, and from 26th street to the upper bridge over Rock creek.
The proposals to state the price per square yard for the gravel.-
ling and the price per day for carts and hands for regulating; the
gravel to be twenty-five feet wide in the centre of the avenue and
six inches deep, to be good clear gravel, and clear of all stone
over three ounces. The work to be done under the direction of
the commissioner, andi in as reasonable time as the nature ofthe
work will admit. SAMUEL DRURY,
Commissioner First Ward.
W. B. MAGRUDER,
DAN'L SCRIVEN,
sept 27 Assistant Commissioners.
IATENT AGENCY, Office northeast corner ol
I 7th and E streets, over J. F. Callan's drug store.
FRANCIS BENNE and RICHARD J. YOUNG are prepared
to execute the requisite drawings and papers in a superior style,
and to tiansact all business connected with the Patent Office of
the United States, or those of Europe, with prompiness and
despatch.
Communications, poof paid, may be made in either the Eng-
lish, French or German language.
Refer to Hon. H. L. Ellsworth, Commissioner of Patents, and
Hon. E. Whittlesey, Auditor of the General Post Office, Wash-
ington. sept 18-3taswlm
DODGERS' SUPERIOR CUTLERY.-WM.
R FISCHER, Importer and Dealer in Fancy and Staple Sta-
tionery, Drawing Materials, Prepared Parchment, Mathematical
Instruments, Perfumery and Fancy Articles, has this day receiv-
ed bv the ship Shakspeare, direct from the unrivalled manufactu-
rers, Messrs. Joseph Rodgers & Sons, a case of their best Cut-
lery, consisting of Congress and other Knives of 4, 3, 2, & 1
blades, in pearl, shell, ivory, stag and buffalo handles; also their
celebrated Wharncliffe Knife, in pearl, ivory and stag handles,
comprising a more extensive assortment than has ever been offer-
ed in the District. Public Institutions or individuals wishing
neat and superior articles, can be suited at Stationers' Hall at
reasonable and uniform prices. First store east of 12lh street,
Pennsylvania avenue, July 17
E VEW VIRMi-Pt. ESTEP, of the late firm of Bradley &
Estep, and J. T. CATLETT, of the former firm of Bradley
& Catlett, having associated themselves under the firm of Estep
& Catlett, have bought out the entire stock of Bradley & Estep at
a price so very much below cost, that they are enabled with
truth to offer to the public, at the old stand, goods of all kinds
cheaper than any establishment in this city for cash, or to punctual
customers, which we consider as goo J as cash.
In addition to the stock on hand, we shall be in daily receipt of
new goods of every style and description suitable for the present
and approaching season, purnhised with much care at the auc-
tions in New York, Philadelphia, and Baltimore.
The friends and patrons of the late firms of Bradley & Catlett
and of Bradley & Estep are respectfully invited, before purchas-
ing elsewhere, to call and examine the stock and compare prices,
when we feel confident both will be found entirely satisfactory.
sept 23-d2w ESTEP & CATLETr.
MrAlexandria Gazette diw; Potomac Advocate dlw; Marl-
borough Gazette w8w.
jALI, AND WINTER FASHIONS.-ROBB,
I WINEI-'nR .n .R f& Co.n resnprtfullv announce to their


BOARD OF APPEAL.-Notice is hereby given that
the Board of Appeal will meet at the City Hall on Monday,
the 9th of October next, at 10 o'clock A. M., and continue in ses-
sion for five days, from 10 till 3 o'clock each and every day. All
those who have made improvements, or who have been assessed
within the past year, and feel interested, are invited to attend.
THO. CARBERY,
JOS HARBAUGH,
GEO. ADAMS,
sept 2? Board of Appeal.
V ALUABLE RAPPAHANNOCK LAND FOR
SSALE.-The subscriber would, at any time within the
next twelve months, sell the estate on which he resides, called
Gaymont, and, conjunctively, about forty-five valuable negroes,
with the growing crops, stocks, and utensils, household furniture,
and appurtenances of every kind. It comprises 2,200 acres ;
about one moiety of which is arable, and the improvement exhi-
bited by a considerable proportion of which strikingly demon-
strates its capacity for a very high degree of fertility from the
use of marl, which abounds in various convenient points. The
balance is in timber and pasture. The buildings of every descrip-
tim are sufficiently large and commodious, the site beautiful, and
the neighborhood scarcely surpassed in Virginia; and, although
not exempt from that class of diseases usually incident to tide-
water, this objection loses much of its force in the consideration
that they are brief in their duration, mild in their character, and
that a refuge, convenient and of a security which the experience
of many years has proved to be almost absolute, is afforded in the
vicinity of the Rappahannock Academy or the town of Port Royal,
between which it is equi distant two and a half miles. The only
condition required of the purchaser will be security for the punc-
tual payment of the interest upon such amount as he may choose
to leave unpaid. Possession given when desired, and the premi-
ses and terms shown, in my absence, by my manager Mr. Jeter,
or my neighbors, Philip Lightfoot or John Tavlor,'Esqrs.
JOHN H. BERNARD,
may ll-w6mcp Port Royal, Caroline county, Va.
P. S. Admonished that the above is not sufficiently taking to
invite that inspection to which he would rather refer such details
as are sometimes set forth with much pomp; and with a view to
give to the objection stated only its due prominence, the following
is subjoined. In a period of nearly thirty years no single instance
is recollected of disease at all referable to climate, terminating
fatally either in the family of the subscriber or those of his mana-
gers ; neither amongst the negroes, with the exception of a few
children and two house servants (recently purchased) some twenty
years ago. A house in the town of Port Royal (to which the estate
is adjacent) beautifully situated on the river, long the residence
of different members of his family, whose health has at no time sus-
tained the slightest interruption, would be included with the above.
Few establishments in this county combine more of comfort and
embellishment, or more varied attractions, and such as would only
be relinquished for paramount considerations.
may 31 J. H. BERNARD
0O PARENTS AND TEACH ERS.-The subscriber
has just received from the North a large assortment of
School Books. The best editions have been carefully selected
and well bound, consisting of every kind of school book and other
requisites that are used in the District and the surrounding coun-
try, and will be sold at unusually low prices.
R. FARNHAM,
aug 25 corner of llth street and Penn. av.
ROUT AND MATHERIS PRINTING INK, book
S and news, always on hand, and sold at their prices.
R. PARNHAM,
sept 25 Corner llth street and Penn. av.


T'iHE NEIGHBORS.-A story of every day life, by
i Frederika Bremer, translated from the Swedish by Mary
Howitt, in 2 vols. Just published and for sale by
R. PARNHAM,
mayv 22 corner of 1 Ith street and Penn. av.


S HlPtR*tCKS AND DISASTERS AT bfC;A, be-
ing historical narratives, in 1 vol. 427 pages, and 100 en-
gravings, price 75 cents. Just received for sale.
sept 12 F. TAYLOR.
N ELEGANT CARRIAGE OR HACK will be sold
at less than half-price, as the owner has no use for it. It
has been used very little, and is in thorough repair. For partic-
ulars apply to Dr. A. Speer, southeast room, first floor, in the
State Department, or, after office hours, at the Boarding-h !use of
Miss Chisholm, 44 street, east side, third door north of Pennsyl-
vania avenue, sept 14-w3w
OLD LEAF AND DENTISTS' FOIL.-W.
FISCHER has just received a large supply of King's deep
Gold Leaf and Dentists' Foil, which is equal if not superior to
any heretofore made by him; a quantity of which will be con-
stantly kept for wholesale and retail at Stationer's Hall. may 10
HE DESPATCHES AND LETTERS oiHER-
NANDO CORTES, the Conqueror of Mexico, ad-
dressed to the Emperor Charles V, written during the Conquest,
and containing a narrative of its events. Translated from the
original Spanish by George Polsom. 1 volume. Just published,
and this day received for sale by F. TAYLOR,
Or for circulation among the subscribers to the Waverley Cir
culating Library. sep 7
ASSLER'S ARITHMETIC.-Elements of Arith
metic, theoretical and practical, adapted to the use of
schools and to private study, by F. R Hassler, new edition, re-
vised, 1843. Just published and for sale by
sept 16 F. TAYLOR.
N EGROES WANTED.-The highest cash prices will
IN be paid for from twenty-five to thirty Negroes, of both
sexes, if immediate application be made to the subscriber, at
Brown's Hotel, Washington.
sept27-eo3t HARRIS EDMONDSON.
ECOLOGY 01 MASSACHUSETTS, by the State
Government, in 2 vols. quarto, by E. Hitchcock, State Ge-
ologist, filled with maps and engravings, price $7. Just received
by F. TAYLOR.
OUNTAIN HOTEL, adjoinnlug the Washington
Assembly Rooms, Louisiana avenue.-The subscri-
ber respectfully announces that he has entered upn and tho-
roughly fitted up in a neat and commodious manner that large and
capacious house on Louisiana avenue, near the corner of sixth
street, immediately adjoining and west of the Assembly Rooms.
The rooms being large, airy, and well ventilated, and the house
being free from the dust of Pennsylvania avenue, and equally as
convenient for business purposes as the largest hotels in the city,
the subscriber matters himself he will be liberally patronized by
merean ile gentlemen, farmers, and families visiting Washington
either for business or pleasure. His terms for board will be made
reasonable to suit the times, viz. $1 per day or 85 per week.
His table will be furnished with the best that the markets afford,
and nothing will be wanting on his part to render his guests and
boarders comfortable in a quiet and orderly establishment. The
subscriber respectfully solicits the patronage, of his old friends
and patrons in Alexandria, Georgetown, and Baltimore, as well
as the public in general. TE S
sept 6-3tawlmo A. G. TEBBTS.


customers and the public generally that they have just opened xH1 COMMERCIAL AND FINANCIAL LE-
their Fall and Witier Fashions, together with a handsome assert- A GISLATION OFr EUROPE AN D AMERICA,
meant of English and French Cloths, Cassimeres, Vestings, etc.-, by J. Macgregor, I volume, London, just imparted from London
all of which will be made up in a superior manner at their old by F. TAYLOR.
establishment, No. 102 Chestnut street, Philadelphia. Also, The Principles of Political Economy, by McCulloch, au-
sap 27-eolm thor of McCulloch's Commercial Dictionary, I volume, London,
HE COLUMBIA FLOUR MILLS or EN 1843. Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations, edited by McCullochI
These Mills, situated on Rock creek, near the T i volume. Foreign Tariffs-their Injurious Effects on British Ma-
Washington, arThese Millnow for, situated Possession Rock can be given city o' nufactures, with Proposed Remedies, London, 1843. Tate's Mod-
Washington, are now for rent. Possession can be given frme- eCambist, a Manual of Foreign Exchanges in the different
diately, or as soon as the dam shall have been fully repaired, ern Foreign Exchange in the different
which it is expected Will be soon. operations of Exchange and Bullion, containing also the late siteo
Application may he made at my residence, on north G street, rations in the Monetary System of Frankfort on the Main, 1 vol.
at the west end of the a city. NATH'L. FRYE London, 1843. Political Philosophy, by Henry Lord Brougham,
at the west end of19-law3w Attorney for the proprietor, part second, London, 1843, 1 volume, octavo. The New Tariff,
sept19-1aw3wAttoneyorth r- (British,) with the amendments and New Clauses, with the old
1W ANESCA'S FRENCH COURSE, an Oral System Duties, amounts received en each article, new Corn Duties, &c.,
B of Living Teaching Languages, illustrated by a practical London, 1843. Eisdell's Industry of Nations, 2 volumes, Lon.
course of lessons in the French through the medium of the Eng- don. The Political Life of Edmund Burke, by Rev. George
lish, by Jean Manesca, fourth edition, revised; for sale at the Croly, 2 volumes, London. Sir Robert Peel and his Era, 1 vol-
Bookstore of R. FARNAAM, ume, London, 1843. Sheridan's Speeches, 3 volumes, London,
Corner of llth street and Pennsylvania avenue. 1842. The Commercial Adjuster, bringing the Money, Weights,
Where may be found all the French School Books now in use, Measures, &c. of all Nations of the World to the Standard of the
and sold at very low prices, sept 28 United States, New York, 1843. Stock Tables, exhibiting the
V IRGINIA.-At a Superior Court of Chancery, for the Worth of different Percentage, interest payable semi-annually
SRichmond Circuit, held at the Capitol, in the city of Rich- or quarterly, redeemable at the end of from one to fifty years, to
moRichmd, on Saturday, April 1d at the Capito, 1843 in the city of realize to the purchaser from three to ten per cent. per annum, 1
Sidney S. Baxter, Attorney General of the Commonwealth of volume, quarto, New York, 1843.
Virginia, and the President and Directors of the Literary Fund, And a large collection of the most valuable works on every
PlaVirgintiffs, and the President and Diretors of the Literary subject of Political Econony, most of them imported direct from
Donald McNichol, Archibald McNichol, Peggy McNichol John England, to which additions of every thing new and valuable are
McLaughlin and Mary, his wife, John Crow and Jean, his wife, constantlyBoo, Stationery, and Periodicals, or any thing elsOR, i.
Alexander Me-Nichol, John McNichol, Francis McNichol, George ** Books, Stationery, and Periodicals, or aiy thing else, im-
Machisne and Isabella, his wife, Ellen MNichol, Elijah Cannon potted to order from London and Paris. sept 28
and Margaret, his wife, James Bennett and Catharine, his wife, "U RANDE'S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SCIENCE,
Mary McNichol, and Nicholas Nelson and Jane, his wife, defen- D LITERATURE, AND ART, complete.-The
dents concluding number of this work is this day received, and the
The demurrer of the defendants to the bill of the plaintiffs be- book is now offered in a complete and perfect form for 3 dollars.
ing argued, it is the opinion of the Court thatthe said demurrer Among those who are responsible for the principal departments
is insufficient: Therefore it is decreed and ordered that the said of this work will be found the names of McCulloch for statistics,
demurrer be overruled, and thereupon the defendants filed their political economy, and general literature ; Professor Lindley and
answer to the said bill, to which answer the plaintiffs by counsel J. London for botany, gardening, and agriculture ; Thomas
replied generally, and the cause coming on this day to be heard Galloway for the arts and sciences, mathematics, &c. ; Joseph
by consent of the Attorney General, and of the defendants by Girelt tor architecture and the fine arts ; W. T. Branded for
their counsel, on the bill, answer, and replication, was argued by chemistry, geology, mineralogy, medicine, and the arts and
counsel. On consideration' whereof, the Court doth order that sciences depending on chemical principles ; and many other
publication be made for three months successively in the Rich- names of eminent British writers of the present day will be found
mond Enquirer, Richmond Whig, and the National Intelligencer, to have taken an active part in getting up this valuable book.
published in the city of Washington, requiring all persons claim- sept 19
ing an interest in the estate of Dr. John McNichol, a surgeon in
the Navy of the State of Virginia, in the Revolutionary War, to EW MUSlC.-Just received the following pieces of New
appear here on the first day of the next January Term and make _N Music, at the old established store two doors east of 12th
I themselves parties defendants to this suit. street, Pennsylvania avenue. W. FISCHER.
A copy-Teste, Thy voice is music to my ear, by Jeffreys; Time merry days
july 4--2aw3m WM. G. SANDS, C. C. of old, by Jeffceys ; 1 will be happy too, by Jeffreys ; Music at
RENCH BOOTS AND SHOES. ,--To Gentle- Nighlfall, by Jeffreys; 'Tis sweet to see the blooming Rose, by
meNCAH .D HOT VE hav S Gent Jeffreys; When thou wert true, by F. W. Thomas, Esq. ; Away,
l men.-A. & J. D. Hooves have just received an invoice y greenwood shades, a duet Mr. Hill pray be still,
of French Boots arid French vulfes neatand beautiful aries away tthgrewod shades, a duet; Mr. Hill pa esil
of Frnch Boosand French ullifiers neatad beautiful artiles. by Barclay; 'Tie now the May time, by Linley; Go not yet, oh
Also, an additional supply of Miles s celebrated Boots, water-.go not yet, by Willis; I most away from thee, by J. McLaughen,
proof asnd dress. iEq ; Night of Adventure, by Eggleso ; The Emblem of Flow-
And a stock of every description of Boots and Shoes, to which er, by oethen ; Sweet Sympathy, by Morales ; 0, Mary dear,
A. & J. D. HOOVERattention is respectfully solicited by T. Eagle, Esq.; The Sword and the Staff, by G. P. Morris,
sept29-3td&taw2wA. & J. D. HOOVER, Esq.; Camp Glee, by Loder; Thou hast wreathed a spell, for
sept29--3td&tw2w Opposite Brown's Hotel. ; Th. Sh
[Georgetown Advocate and Alexandria Gazette please copy 3t.] gui The Shrine, a waltz, by Brown; The celebrated Pbhelo-
melen waltzes by Valentine ; La Louisanaise waltz, by Wal-
BOAKDING HOUSE.-Mrs. J. CUNNINGHAM,op- lace; Kendall's Quick March; Galic March from Norma; Me-
S posite the Patriotic Bank, on 7th street, near the General ladies Celestes, by Hunter; Le Reve, by Wallace i The real
Post Office, National Intelligencer office, and Pennsylvania ave- Scotch Quadrilles, in sets ; Le Album du FPlutiste, by Ernst;
nue, will accommodate permanent and transient boarders on rea- Perth & Hall's edition of favorite Overtures from Rosini, Von
sonable terms. Furamished rooms, with breakfast and tea, to Weber, &c. arranged as dusts for two flutes ; Leea Diamans de Ia
gentlemen desirous of dining out. sept 22-eolm Conronne, by Auber ; Overture Favorite. sep 14


PROTECTION INSURANCE COMPANY.
8ETH HYATT, Esq. of Washington city, Agent for the Pro-
tection Insurance Company ,4f Hartford, Connecticut, offers
to insure Houses, Mills, Factories, Barns and their contents, and
all other descriptions of insurable property against loss oi damage
by fire
The rates or premium offered arc as low as those of any other
similar institution, and every man has now an opportunity, for
a trifling sum, to protect himself against the ravages of this de-
structive element, which often in a single hour sweeps away the
earnings of many years.
The course the Office pursues in transacting their business and
in the adjusting and paying of losses is prompt and liberal.
Por terms of insurance application may be made to the above-
named agent, who is authorized to issue policies to applicants
without delay. J. M. GOODWIN, Secretary,
june 21-lawtf Hartford, Connecticut.
MEDICAL L STATISTICS OF THE UNITED
.y STATES AR&IoY.-Statistical Report on the Sickness
and Moitality itin the Army of the United States, compiled from the
records of the Surgeon General's and Adjutant General's offices,
embracing a period of twenty years, from January, 1819, to Janu-
ary, 1839. Prepared under the direction of Thomas Lawson, M.
D. Surgeon General; one volume octavo, with map 3 price one
dollar. A few copies for sale by
sept 14 F. TAYLOR.
C ICERO'S ORATIONS, translated by Professor Dun-
can, of Aberdeen University. 1 vol. octavo, large type. A
few copies just imported by F. TAYLOR, price $1 75. English
price 10s. sterling. july 8
TEAM MANUAL K'OR THE BRITISH NAVY,
1 volume, London, 1843, by Captain Williams, Royal Navy.
The Art of Sailmaking, as practised in the Royal Navy, and ac-
cording to the most approved methods in the merchant service,
and the Parliamentary regulations relative to sails and sailcloth,
and the Admiralty instructions for manufacturing canvass for her
Majesty's navy, 1 volume, London, 1843, with many engravings.
Fincham on Laying off Ships, 1 volume, and large Atlas of Plates,
by J. Fincham, Master Shipwright of Chatham Dockyard. Sim-
mons on Courts Martial, new and enlarged edition, I volume, Lon-
don, May, 1843. Practice of Naviga'ion and Nautical Astronomy,
by Lieut. Raper, Royal Navy, second edition, enlarged and im-
proved. Riddle's Navigation and Nautical Astronomy, 4th edi-
tion enlarged, London, 1843. Simmons on Heavy Ordnance,
Hollow Shot, Loaded Shells, as directed against and applied by
ships of war, 1 volume and pamphlet supplement. Reily's As-
tronomical Tables. British Nautical Almanac for 1846. British
Nautical Magazine and Journal of Papers on subjects connected
with Maritime Affairs, for 1842, bound up in one volume. Hand-
book of Communication by Telegraph. Clerks' Naval Tactics,
Notes by Lord Rodney. Lieut. Frome's Trigonometrical Sur-
veying. Hough's Military Law Authorities. On the Practice
and Forms of Courts Martial and Courts of Enquiry, by a Field
Officer, London, 1842. British Naval Biography. Requisite Ta-
bles for the Nautical Almanac. Boilleau's Traverse Tables. Na-
val Gunnery by Sir Howard Douglas. Naval Battles by Rear
Admiral Akins, 1 volume quarto with fifty plates. Treatise on
Naval Evolutions and Tactics, by P. Paul Hoste, 1 volume quarto,
many engravings. Hugo Reid on the Steam Engine. Tredgold
on Steam, the Steam Engine, and Steam Navigation. Sir John
Ross, Royal Navy, on Steam Navigation. Just imported direct
from London, by F. TAYLOR, together with many other valua-
ble works on Military and Naval Science and Service.
Grantham on Iron Steamers shortly expected from London,
and others.
*** Books, Stationery, and Periodicals, and any thing else,
imported to order from London and Paris. luly 28-tf
BICKERING'S PIANO IF'ORTES.-W. FISCH-
ER has just returned from NewYork and Boston, where he
has been replenishing his stock of goods, and while there effect-
ed an arrangement with Mr. Chickering, which will enable him
to furnish any of his superior Pianos at the lowest factory prices,
three of which are now on hand at Stationers' Hall, and will be
sold as above, sept 8-3taw4w
'IHE LIFE AND SPEECHES OF HENRY
M CLAY, in two volumes, handsomely bound, embellished
with a view of the statue on Cumberland road, and fac-simile of
a letter from Mr. Clay. For sale at the bookstore of
R. PARNHAM,
sept 25 Corner of 11th street and Penn. av.


AGENCY AT WASHINGTON.-JAMES H.CAUS-
TEN, (late of Bultimore,) having made this city his perma-
nent residence, will undertake, with his accustomed 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 of 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 180u ; with reference to which, in addi-
tion to a mass of documents and proofs in his possession, he has
access to those in the archives of the Government.
Claimants and pensioners on the navy fund, &o. bounty lands,
return duties, &e. &c. and those requiring life insurance, can
have their business promptly attended to by letter, (post paid,.)
and thus relieve themselves from an expensive and inconvenient
personal attendance.
Having obtained a commission of Notary Public, he is prepared
to furnish legalized copies of any required public documents or
other papers. He has been so long engaged in the duties of an
agent, that it can only be necessary now to say that economy and
prompt attention shall be extended to all business confided to his
car ; and that, to enable him to render his services and facili-
tiet more efficacious, he has become familiar with all the forms
of office.
Office on F street, near the new Treasury Building.
feb 25-
N EWMAN'S PAROCHIAL SERMONS.-Par~chia
SSermons, by John Henry Newman, B. D. Vicar of St Mary
the Virgin's, Oxford, in two vols. octavo, just reprinted from the
6th vol. London edition, 1843; Maurice on the Kingdom of Christ,
or Hints respecting the Principles of the Constitution and Ordi-
nances of the Catholic Church, by F. D. Maurice, M. A., Chap-
lain of Guy's Hospital, and Professor of English Literature and
History in Kilm.' College, London, 1 vol. octavo, 1843; Pearson's
(late Lord 1i- i..,,- of Chester) Exposition of the Creed, new edi-
tion, revised by the Rev. W. S. Dobson, A. M., 1 vol. octavo ;
Burnet on the Thirty nine Articles, new edition, with an Appen-
dix, containing the Augsburg Confession, Creed of Pope Pius the
Fourth, &c. Ac with Notes and References, by Rev. James R.
Page, of Queen's College, Cambridge, 1 vol. ; Ancient Christi-
anity and the Doctrines of the Oxford Tracts, by Isaac Taylor,
author of the Natural History of Enthusiasm, 1 vol.; Plain
Sermons," by the Authors of the Oxford Tracts, in 2 volumes;
Universalism examined, renounced, exposed, in a series of Lee-
tares by Matthew Hale Smith, I vol. Just received (and many
other late Theological works) for sale by
aug 19 F. TAYLOR.


A LL TilEd BIOITISII MAGAZINES AND JOE-


ALL THE BRITISH MAGAZINES AND RE-
VIEWS FOR AUGUST, 1843, are tbis day re-
ceived (per British steamer via Boston) at the Waverley Circulat-
ing Library for the use of its subscribers. English copies, fine
paper and large clear type; many of them with engravings.
These are received every month, per Boston steamer, reaching
the Library with great regularity about the 20th of each month-
the same month for which they are published in England.
A number of copies of every New Book are supplied to
the Library immediately upon publication. A free use of which
-together with the English and American monthly and quarterly
Magazines, the cost of which alone is over 200 dollars-may be
obtained by a yearly subscription of 5 dollars.
TzaMs.-5 dollars per annum ; 3 dollars for six months; 2 dol-
lars for three months; I1 dollar for a single month.
aug 22 F. TAYLOR.
M R. CALHOUN'S SPEECHES.-Speeches of John
C. Calhoun, delivered in Congress from 1811 to the pre-
sent time, in one large octavo volume, price $1 25. Just pub-
lished and this day received for sale by
july 4 TAYLOR.
3IREATISE ON FOOD AND DIET, with observa-
I, tions on the regimen suited for disordered states of the
digestive organs, and an account of the dietaries of the princi-
pal Metropolitan and other establishments for paupers, lunatics,
criminals, children, the sick, &c. by J. Pereira, of the Royal
College of Physicians of London, 1 vol. octavo, 1843, price $1.
Food, and its Influence on Health and Disease, with Rules
for the preservation of Health, by Matthew Truman, M. D. 1 vol.
London, 1842, just imported. Principles of Human Physiology,
w.th their chief Applications to Pathuology, Hygiene and Forensic
Medicine, with over one hundred illustrations, by W. B. Carpen-
ter, M. D., Lecturer on Physiology in the Bristol Medice School.
First American edition, 1843, with Additions by the author, and
Notes and Additions by Meredith Clymer, M. D.
Just received for sale, together with many other late Medical
and Surgical Books, by F. TAYLOR. sep 14
KN EW BOOKS, by Charlotte Elizabeth.-Second
.N Causes, or up and be doing; The Wrongs of Woman (mil-
liners and dress-makers); Judah's Lion. The above are just
out of press.
Also, by the same author: Glimpses of the Past, or the Mu-
seum ; Alice Benden, or the borrowed shilling, and other tales I
The Flower of Innocence, or Rachael, a true narrative ; Con-
formity, a tale; The Golden Image; Promising and Performing,
a true narrative; Fatal Errors; Backbiting.
Together with a large assortment of Bibles and Prayer Books,
just received and for sale by W. M. MORRISON,
aug 9 4 doors west of Brown's Hotel.
VUHIS IS TO GIVE NOTICE that the subscribers have
B. obtained from the Orphans' Court of Washington county,
in the DisWict of Columbia, letters testamentary on the personal
estate of Frederick Hall, late of Washington county, deceased.
All persons having claims against the said deceased are hereby
warned to exhibit the same, with the vouchers thereof, to the
subscribers, on or before the 12th day of September next; they
may otherwise by law be excluded from all benefit of said estate.
Given under our hands this 12th day of September, 1843.
DANIEL W. HALL,
DAVID A. HALL,
sept 18-w3w Exectuors.
Orphans' Court, August 18, 1843.
District of Columbia, Washington county, to wit:
N the case of the administrator of Matthew Pope, dec'd.-The
administrator of said deoeared, with the approbation of tio
Orphans' Court of said county, has appointed Tuesday, the third
day of October next, for the final settlement of the estate of said
deceased, and payment and distribution of the assets in the hands
of said administrator, so far as the same has been collected
and turned into money, when and where all the heirs and dis-
tributees are notified to attend. Provided a copy of this order be
published once a week for six weeks in the National Intelligencer
previous to said day.
aug 21-w6t Test: ED. N. ROACH, Reg. Wills.


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TUITION IN FRENCH.-The subscriber respectfully
informs such gentlemen as may be desirous to study the
French Language that, so soon as four more scholars are en-
gaged, he will commence an Evening Class, either at his reai-
dence, Pennsylvania avenue, 5th door west of 17th street, or at
his school-room, south llth street, immediately opposite Ca-
rusi's Saloon, as may suit the pupils.
Application may be made to him at his residence daily, from 3
to 4 P. M., or at the school-room, on Mondays, Wednesdays, or
Friday, from 5 to 7 o'clock P. M.
For information respecting the efficiency of his mode of tuition
he respectfully refers to the following gentlemen, who have taken
lessons from him :
Messrs. J. D. Hoover J. Harper
Dr. Wynne Dr. King
Col. J. J, Abert Francis Markos, jr.
Rev. S. Tuston Capt. Chauncey, U. S. N.
Dr. Moffit, U. S. A.
*e* Another class will also be opened for those who have at l-
ready acquired some knowledge of the language and may wish
to continue the study.
sept 29-eod5t A. N. GIRAULT.
C tHEAP CASH STORE.-The subscriber is nW xre-
ceiving, a few doors west of Brown'i Hotel and next to
Todd's Hat Store, a large stock of Dry Goods, bought upon the
best terms, and intending to sell for a small advance, he feels sat-
isfied persons in want will be fully compensated for calling and
examining his stock, consisting, in part, as follows:
Rich Velvets and Mousselines de Lsine'
Chusans and Crape Parisiennes
Rich Foulard and other Silks
Alpacea Lustres, plain and changeable
Chusan Ginghams, a new and beautiful article
Black and blue-black Bombasins
English and French Merinoes
Calicoes, from 5 to 26 cents
Black and white Calicoes, very superior -
Marseilles Skirts
Rich Silk fancy Ties
Rich Velvet fancy Ties
Rich embroidered Thibet Shawls
Rich Silk Shawls, with a large lot of Blanket do. which
will be sold very low
Ladies' and gentlemen's Paris Kid Gloves
Do do black, colored, and white silk do
Silk, Merino, Cotton, and Tuscan Mits, from 10 to 62 cents
A large lot of low-priced Mousselines de Laine, very neat
Silk, cotton, and worsted Hosiery
Silk Fringes and Gimps
Bullion Fringe,a new article for trimming mourning dresses
Laces, Edgings, and Insertings, very low
Wool dyed black, blue, invisible green, brown, and cadet
Cloths, pilot and beaver do
Wool-dyed black, blue, and fancy Cassimeras
Silk, satin, swansdown, Merino, and Cashmere Vestings
Gentlemen's silk, satin, and Merino Scarfs
Satin and bombasin Stocks
Sattinets from 44 cents to $1 25
Yellow, red, and white Flannels
Ipswich Drawers and Shirts
Blue and gray Kentucky Jeans, from 31 to 60 cents
Giraffe Cloth, for hunting coals
Argyle Plaids, for cloaks
Worsted do for children's wear
Silk and worsted do do
Bleached and brown Canton Flannels
Glasgow Jeans
Sheep mixture do, at 44 cents
9-4, 10-4, 11-4, and 12-4 Whitney Blankets, very heavy
200 negro Blankets, cheap
12 4 linen and cotton Sheetings
Bandanna, Spittalfield, and Ponges Hdkfs, all sixes
Large lot linencambric Hdkfs
Irish Linens and birdeye Diaper
Damask Tablecloths and Napkins
Crash and huckaback Diaper
Bleached and brown Drillings
Do do Domestics, from 5 to 16 cents
NOTIONS.
Self-adjusting Suspenders, Bosoms and Collars
Coburg Boots and children's Socks
Net Caps for children
Pearl Buttons, Hooks and Eyes
Needles, Pins, Bodkins, &c.
With every article usually kept in a dry goods store.
sep 30-2aw2w CHAMP B. THORNTON.
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we invite the attention of purchasers to our rich and elegant stock
of French Goods in particular, viz.
Baeot's celebrated black French Cloths, of superior gloes and
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Bonjeau's real Paris Camimares, double and single widths
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Splendid wool black French Cloths, warranted French
2 pieces 47 7-10 metres wool black Cassimeras
7 do 56 9 10 do real French Vestings
116f yards super London and Middlesex fancy Cassimeres
1 mixed carton Jasper, mosaic aid quadrille Scarfs, for gen-
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I dozen gentlemen's superfine Merino Shirts, with silk breasts,
something new
1 dozen Ladies' superfine Merino Vests
3 do merino and unbleached Cotton Drawers
5 do Goodyear's new style patent Suspenders
1 carton, 5 dozen, Bjon's best French Gloves, for ladies
5 pieces new style French Eoliennes, crape finish
137t yards extra rich changeable Pondicherry
2831 do cl eap Mousselines, late styles, high colors
176| do do. all wool, very rich, &c.
These goods, together with most of the above enumerated
French Coo is, were imported per the last Havre packet at New
fork, and sold at auction by Myers, Claghorne & Co. and by
John Stkes & Co. an Thursday and Friday, 21st and 22d Sep-
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per ship Thomas P. Cope and the ship Pontiac, both just dis-
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corner, a Currying Establishment, where they intend keeping an
assortment of superior Harness, Soleand other Leather, tanned
in their own yard, Loudoun county, Virginia, under the immediate
care of Abraham Young, of the house, and having procured
hands from the best shops of the North for finishing, hope to
meet and merit a portion of public patronage.
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teach dancing, waltzing, gallo, aides, hop waltz, contra dances,
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Cassimere or cloth Pantaloons, a great variety, from $56 to $10
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kindness he had received in the innumerable com- NELL had so much reason to abuse Lord BRoOUHAM' th
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER. munications sent to him from America ;" he re- and VAUX for such matter; but it gave him oppor- cE
_______________ ferred to an article in an American newspaper, the tunity for a description of the Republic in this cha- T
FROM OUR EUROPEAN CORRESPONDENT. Emancipator, in which it was insinuated that he racteristic style :
FROM OUR EUROPEAN CORRESPONDENT, differed with Mr. O'CONNELL on the subject of Speaking of slavery reminded him of the conduct of that th

PARIS, AUGUST 29, 1843. slavery in America : le gave the statement the wretch Lord BROtUtoaM. He praised the soil and climate of Ile
most unqualified denial." The Liberator, in his Texas, and held out great inducements to the people of the be
The war of the Paris custom-house on the smug- poio
glThe war of the Pansed lenders of tobacco is relenthe smug- exposition of the scheme of a Parliament and the United Kingdom to emigrate to Texas. Did he not know tr
lers and unlicenscuted vendors of tobacco is relent- grievances and wants of Ireland, dwelt on the his- that the seaboard and the rivers of that country were the most ar
lessly prosecuted, and withe very spacious carriage, with four tory of the American Revolution, as a warning to unhealthy districts on the face of the earth I Atthebacko0 ax
oL ast week the very spaciountes carriage, with four the inflexibility of the British statesmen. He ob- Texas, certainly, the climate was healthy; but then it was ac
horses, of a fashionable countess, who appear served : "When the war with the Americans had traversed by armed Indians, who waged a war of extermina- H
be on heroreturn from a journey, was opened at the continued for some time, England attempted con- tion against the white men, in retaliation for the slaughters w
gate of the Throne-respectfully, as usual-by the, ciliation ; if she had offered her terms six years committed against their tribes by the Texians. These Indians th
revenue officers, and was about to be dismissed, s o fu ye ere wellprovided with horses an supplied with f
when, in closing the door, several cigars fell from sooner, or four y ears sooner, America would be were well provided with horses nd supplied with ire-arms ot
the large pocket. This excited suspicion ; a rigid ours to this day; but she offered them three years If Lord BiouaM were not already black and degraded aso
search ensued ; every part oi the vehilcie, cushons too late, and they were scornfully rejected. A uman could be, this effort of his to mislead the people would
search ensued- every part of the vehicle, cushions cover him with disgrace."
and lining included, and all the heavy trunks and separation ensued. 0, why will not Ministers oA
vaches, were found to be stuffed with the contraband read history and profit by it ? Did he ask any For a polite gentleman, pious Christian, and pre- th
article, of the best foreign quality : the whole hevy thing like what the Americans demanded 1 He eminent teetotaller, Mr. O'CONNELL is inordinately Ir
f functionaries at the gate became so intent on the demanded a domestic Parliament, but hlie did not addicted to dealing in very hard names and very E
of functionaries at the gate became tso intent e brook the idea of separation, and his anxious de- strong hyperboles. His assertions that a million and P
perquisition and scramble that some thirty carriages,sire was to see the prerogatives of the Crown pro- a half repealers were present at the Tara meeting, c
wagons, diligences, omnibus gathered in the rar tected and sustained." It would be difficult for and that Ireland has five millions of pledged teeto- v
before their services could be obtained for the im- tellers startled me a little. His enemy, the editor n
patient train. The lady, la grande dame, protest- me-or you, I presume-to imagine the terms by talors, startled me a little. His enemy, the editor m
ed that she was ignorant and innocent of the cargo which England could have kept America hers until of thie Dublin Evening Mail, assails him with sta-
edof her berline; it was ignorant and innocent of her servants: the present day. O'CONNELL, in continuation, tistical calculations which it is not easy to resist. o
of she was not, however, suffered to proceed before made a pleasant hit at the commander-in-chief, as Father MATHEW, at one of his Greenwich meetings, i
follows: Let WELLINGTON rise from the slumber indulged himself in a sly allusion, when, seeing some w
she gave security for the penalties that belonged toy
sthe ca se. According to our journals, that belongedritish into which he had been lulled by flattery, and twenty thousand spectators, he observed that in Ire- to
the case. According to our journals, the Brits ihink of these things. It were well if he would land such an assemblage would pass for one hun-
contraband trade with the Spanish coast was never read ALISON'S account of the battle of Waterloo. dred and fifty thousand. The anathemas and con-
more active and successful than during the recent
insurrection against ESPARTERO, and the British If he did, he would see how strangely he had been tumelies which were lately heaped on the English
Government will now favor it more than ever: the surprised one morning." This hit was in return Whigs by the repealer and the clerical orators at
treatywith Portugal, of which the negotiation has for the old warrior's most significative Very pos- the repeal convocations provoked the editor of the
treaty newed in London, will be concluded mainly sible, my lords," after quoting O'CONNELL'S de- London Morning Chronicle to disinter and exhibit
been renewed in London, will be concluded mainlclaration, that his army at one of the repeal meet- Mr. O'CONNELL'S reply to the Catholic Lord
for the purpose of a more extensive and systematic ings was superior to the Duke's at Waterloo. The SHREWSBURY'S pamphlet. The article in the Chro-
smuggling from the Portuguese frontier into Sphain. Liberator's flaming fealty to the British Crown, and nicle of the 10th instant is really overwhelming in
The French politicians believe that the British Min-
istry became indifferent about ESPARTeRO'S fate the second reproof and repulse which he inflicted its quotations of the Liberator's reproaches and in-
when they despaired of his power or inclination to on the Radical committee in Paris on account of a vectives against the English Catholic for disparage-
give them such a commercial treaty as they desired. letter front them marked private, have put the corn- ment and distrust of the English Whigs. In them
Certainly, they lent him very little assistance. He mittee a little out of conceit of the man and his ie figures as the enthusiastic and grateful admirer of
has to be grateful only for they littlrefuge assistance. He af-plans. We received, on the 26th, the Royal speech the Whigs ; their indignant defender ; the fond C
has to be grateful only for the refuge which they s proroguing Parliament, and the next morning the trumpeter ot their merits with reference to the Ca-
forded him in the harbor of Cadiz, and the cu National, organ of the committee and the Republi- tholic and liberal cause, and in contrast with the
and honors which he enjoys at Mivart's Hotel in diabolical Tories. This was some months after the
Brook street. What envenomed the Catalans can party, held this language: diabolical Tories This was some months after the
against him most was the impression that he was "The Queen says that she is profoundly convinced of the downfall of the Whig administration, not long ago;
disposed to sacrifice their manufactures and their necessity of maintaining the legislative Union, and that she he then consigned to contempt and infamy such Ca-i
contraband trade, which they contrived to cherish is resolved not to give way on ihbis point. Such a declaration tholics as could ever regard the Whigs with feelings
together. A material reduction of the tariff would agrees ill with the plan of O'Connell, who proclaims that Ire other than those of gratitude and veneration. We
have spoiled both. The insurrection has done as -and has no other resource than the repeal of the Union, and may ascribe the inconsistency, the passionate tran-
mbtch mischief, nearly, to the manufactures. Bar- n o other means of obtaining it than the assent of the Queen. sit from one extreme to the other, to the tempera-
celona has suffered incalculably more by her revo- As the Queen has declared that she will not consent, it re- ment of Mr. O'CONNELL, which is convulsed by
celona has suffered incalculably more by her rev- mains for O'Connell and his five millions of pacific repealers momentary impulses, and inflamed at once to love
lutionary condition, to which no end can be perceiv- to retire quietly to their homes. Is this the course that he or fury ; perhaps it is all policy subsidiary to his
ed, than by the Espartero bombardment, and than will adopt 7 Will Ireland, which he has agitated by promis- patriotic designs. In a passing notice of the Chro-
she would have suffered by any commercial treaty. ,ing repeal, wait until the Queen shall have changed her nicle's exposition he says : In a recent article of
You will have from the London papers the narrative mind 2 We know not, but %e have conceived a false idea of the Chronicle I am spoken of as a supporter of
of ESPARTERO'S cruise from the Bay of Cadiz to the people of Ireland, or they will be of opinion that this the Whigs. No doubt 1 was a supporter of them,
Bayonne, to Lisbon, to Portsmouth, to Havre, and would be a sorry termination of so grand a drama. What upon the same principle that the Irishman stuck
back to England. His Duchess, of whom he was ever besides may be their intelligence, we doubt greatly whe- his hat in the broken window-to keep out the -
in quest, had left Bayonne before his arrival ; he their they will comprehend what O'Connell means, when, in Tories." Now he declares them worse than the
found her at Havre ; and quite a romantic, senti- the ardor of his loyalty for English sovereigns, he swears Tories, and would "kick them out" if they were in (
mental picture of their meeting on board his steamer eternal fidelity to the dynasty of Queen Victoria, and under- power. Supposing his single purpose, his unalter-
came to us in the Havre papers. She had not seen takes at the same time to recognise as legitimate sovereigns able determination to be repeal, he must deprecate r
him from the time he marched from Madrid, confi- of Ireland the sovereigns de facto of England-that is to say, most the ascendency in the British Government of
dent, probably, of retaining his title Duke of Victory; those who, without right, might dethrone the said dynasty that party who would concede the most, short of
it is well known that they had not been on the best We have said that we looked with sympathetic curiosity for repeal One of the Catholic Archbishops at a late
connubial terms ; adversity often serves to correct in- the plan of O'Connell. We have now to confess with regret meeting said : He much preferred that they (the
justice and distortion in personal sentiments ; the ex that, if our curiosity is satisfied, our expectation is by no repealers) should be coerced into a union of strength e
lie may fully regain the brilliant and accomplished leans fulfilled." by t he Tories than againould be o deludrc ed into a u nion of strengd
by the Tories than again be deluded into feuds anda
wife. Our oracles of the press speculate amply on The National is somewhat fastidious. Assured- division by the Whigs." Here we have the key to
the use which the British Government may mean to ly the Parliamentary and arbitration schemes go that ruthless obloquy and utter repudiation of the
make of the Duke. They presume that he would to divest the British Government of the essential Whigs which, prima facie, might be thought un-
now be on his way to Cuba if ihe did not hope to administration of Irish affairs ; and this paragraph grateful and improvident.
be reinstated at Madrid with British aid. This was before the editor: Atthegeneralmeetings,inthismonth,Mr.O'CoN-
hope, indeed, is not absolutely forlorn, but possibly Itn the Wexford Irdependent, one of Mr. O'Connell's NELL has proclaimed the Union to be a nullity-he
he had misgivings about his reception in Cuba, of own organs, especially favored with his patronage, and inti- has nullified the oath administered to Catholic mem-
which the authorities might send him back to Spain miately acquainted with his views, we find the following in bears of Parliament and other public functionaries ;
sooner than he wished to appear there. On the formation for the benefit of the repealers. It may be consid. expunged the Irish share of the British national
21st instant Sir ROBERT PEEL-questioned concern- ered theultimatum in the event of the Queen's refusal to re- debt; passed condign sentence on all the parties to
ing the quality and manner in which he would be peal the Union: the Irish faction-affrays; pledged himself that no
received--answered, and truly, that according to "1. The people are not to work for any man who is not a national outbreak shall take place while he lives ;
thie Constitution and laws of Spain he was still Re- rep3aler. and that the Irish Parliament will be installed if he
gent de jure ; that the reins of power had never "2. The people are to abandon the consumption of all live another twelvemonth. The only other salient
been placed in the hands of one who entertained articles paying taxes, occurrence in Irish affairs is the address to the peo-
Sa more sincere desire for the independence and "3 The people are to let the landlords take their rent, pie of Great Britain, published by twenty-nine Li-
prosperity of his country ;" that "the main cause passive resistance being the only plan of bringing them to eral members of Parliament, representing Irish
of his discomfiture was the infidelity of the milita- tieir senses, constituencies. They detail the grievances and de-
ary authorities on whom he had a right to depend "4. Thepeopl are to wear nothing whatever of British mands of Ireland, despairing of redress from the Im-
and that he would be welcomed in England with manufacture." pe rial Legislature, and appeal to the justice and pru-
the respect due to his high character and his un- Curiosity is general to know how the Liberator dence of the British nation The London Morn-
merited misfortune." He has been treated ac- will treat that part of the Queen's speech which re- ing Post describes it as replete with prejudice, in-
cordingly ; the formal visits of the Duke of WEL- lates to repeal. We cannot learn until to-morrow justice, and insolence." The Mornicle Chronicle,
LINGTON, Sir ROBERT PEEL, and other members of or next day. He may choose to receive it as mere- on the other hand, holds it to be a document of great
the Cabinet, and of so many military dignitaries, ly Ministerial-automatical; -and to ascribe to her, importance, and says:
and of nobility and gentry of all parties, and the as before, feelings and notions the reverse of the o
complimentary communications from the Court, ex- official text; but auditors of all parties relate that It exp dresses opinions on one or two points with which
partes rlatethatwe cannot agree ; but it is an able and temperate exposition
cite quite a sensation here, where the whole busi- her enunciation denoted the excitement of deep of the views of its authors; and, coming forth under the sec
n, _, ., is inepee int a stde reuk of th con sesblt. TIr it 'P of the views of its authors; and, coming forth under the sane
ness is interpreted into a studied rebuke of the con- sensibility. The Court paper, Morning Post, says : tion of men eminently entitled to attention on all matters of
duct of the French Government and the spirit and "The marked emphasis which her Majesty laid on the Irish policy, we feel bound lo do what in us lies to obtain for
aspect of the French Conservative press towards words pernicious agitation," and the decisive manner in it the consideration of the British public."
the Duke. England has her ex-Regent now as which she uttered every syllable of that portion of her gra A witless and bootless war is waged on Father
well as France, and exercises a like courtesy and cious speech which referred to the treason in Ireland, and to MATHEW in the Morning Herald. The Globe laughs
policy. The French generally rejoice in ESPARTE- her resolve to maintain inviolate the Legislative Union, were at the Herald for its delirium trees with regar
RO'S expulsion, because they regard it as the substi- unusually striking, and indicated plainly enough that the de to the Father 's mission, and advises wthe Protestanrd
tuition of French for. British influence in Spain. enunciation of the rebel, and the determination to preserve her tleto outdo the Papist in, and advises the Prosame enterprisetant
Formerly I entertained a very favorable opinion of kingdom, came from her royal heart as well as from her clergy to otdo the Papstl n swerdat enterprise.
ESPARTERO'S military talents and nerve, as well as royal lips." At Stratford, the apostle answered the outcry with
of his political dispositions and measures. But that The Paris paper La Presse, implacably hostile a round disclaimer and cogent reasoning. The out-
the bombardment of Seville should be the only act -to England, pronounces the three anti-repeal para- Wes atminister meetaingsthm at the been turned toch account
of his final campaign, when his own fortunes and graphs to be a declaration of war by her Majesty yestMinister meetLLings have been turned to account
those of his country were at stake-in extreme against O'CONNELL, which determines their relative by Mr. O'CONNELL in an unsparing comparison be-
hazard-disconcerts me in my estimate. No doubt positions, atd renders it impossible for him to per. tweem present Irlsh and Enlsh cvli.tiOn as we-
he will endeavor to clear up this mystery, which de- sist in the illusive allegation of a difference in doc- Father MATHEW has been treated b all classes of
rogates from his fame and represses the condolence trine or temper between VICTORIA and her Minis- FthernMATHEW. has been heated by all classes of
of his old admirers. His successors in power at ters. The Post tells that her Majesty was never alone excepted-with the kindness and distinction
Madrid are issuing appeals to the nation touching seen in better health or to greater advantage ;" that due to the excellence of hts labors and motives. If
the necessity of union, stability, constitutional order, her tiara of diamonds and her magnificent dia- he has consented to play the lion at breakfasts with
and patriotic generosity to their exchequer, which mond necklace and stomacher glittered with sur- the aristocracy, his purpose, we may infer, was to
may be contrasted admirably with the example they passing lustre;" and that she "read the whole speech ica. s thau ty of his undertaking with the
have set in the overthrow of the Regent, and the wiih the beautiful intonation for which she is re- ic s the authiori Of ^ Tory with and
arbitrary rule they have usurped. It is anticipated markable, in a voice clear and firn." Of the Duke multitudei. Lord BnROUAmes Tory friends and
that there will be more of intimidation and cor- of WELLINGTON, on the same occasion, the same h o his Whig engemie haeo enteredethe lit irne
ruption in the elections for the next Cortes than authority relates that he appeared in excellent his dfncte against O'Connell's charge of drunken-
Spain has ever known ; and yet the complexion and health and spirits, chatted round the House in his ntes qante rancorous advice to hi lordthiap from
course of ihe body are deemed quite problematical, graceful robes, and seemed quite delighted wilh oheruarters T take the pledg before the apostle
If the Dublin Evening Post reaches Washington the prospect of being relieved fbr a time from the deated. The chargleys an"old story-einfround
you will get interesting matter froni the number for dullness of Lord CAMPBELL and the fuisonte flat- I think, and generally suo to have arisen from
the 24th of this month. It is the paper in which I teries of Lord BROUGHAM." This persecuted Peer his occasional excess in the use of opium to alleviate
find the most copious and accurate reports of the meddled with Texas by interrogating Lord ABER a severe chronic affeton. In the House of Lords,
proceedings of the "Loyal National Repeal Asso. DEEN on the progress of the negotiations with that some ten das ago, lye restored oneua the n Whsth
ciation." I refer now particularly to the meeting Republic. He informed the upper House that "it accusatidon e.of Apt c o effectually than O'CON-
on thu 23d, when Mr. O'CONNELL adduced and was an immense country, as large as France," and NELL has dersone a Whigreinsf with an apPpica-
discussed a letter from Judge DOBAN, of Philadel- variously gifted by Nature in the highest degree. tion to his person and mind of these lines of Pope-
phia, and his own Plan for the Renewed Action He had learnt that, in reality, its population was "Beauty that sftork you, parts that none can trust,
of the Irish Parliament." The speeches on the not more than one hundred thousand, and it grieved "Wit that can crep and pride that licks the dust.
letter and the plan occupy several broad columns, him to add that one-fourth were slaves : and he in- Various passages of the debate in the Commons


1 will cite a few passages at random. The Libe- structed the Peers further in this way : on the 18th inst. on the slave trade bill deserve heed
rator said: "He hurled the indignant feelings of "Now, the importance of the matter was this, that the from the American politician. I have margined
his soul against those in America who practised slave States of America-Georgia, the Carolinas, and Virgi- them, but as the last steamer carried the whole re-
that hideous and unchristian custom of holding nia-supplied Texas with slaves. They sent their surplus Port, I will merely claim your attention to Sir
Their fellow-men as slaves. If he did not use slave population-which, perhaps, might be dangerous to ROBERT PEEL'S main argument, that, to tolerate the
Harsher language in reference to them, it was be- themselves-to this new State. Now, if slavery were once employment of British capital in modes which en-
cause hlie did not know any stronger than he had abolished in Texas, America would no longer be able to breed courage the slave trade and slavery, would work a
used, and he retracted nothing. The Americans for that market, and the consequence of this would be that gross wrong and injury to the British West Indies
had a right to be angry with him, and they thus we should solve that great problem in the history of the hu- by placing them in a disadvantageous competition
condemned themselves by the consciousness they man species, and in the fate and fortune of America-that with other sugar-growing countries where British
Exhibited of their own guilt." He proceeded in the Americans must sooner or later emancipate their negroes. capital could be invested in slave labor. He corn-
a strain equal to the most opprobrious invectives He, therefore, had the most confident hope that if slavery plained of the immense importation of slaves into
ever uttered in an anti-slavery convention. After- were abolished in Texas, it would be speedily abolished in Cuba and Brazil, the law on the subject in the latter
wards he abundantly reviled Lord BROUGHAM for America also. [Hear, hear.]" country being openly violated. The trade could
having praised the soil of Texas, and thus held out The Earl of ABERDEEN uttered a satisfactory re- not be so extensive, he was sure, without foreign
inducements under the sanction of his name for emi- ply. There was, he said, no importation of slaves capital. There is, likewise, interest for the Ame-
gration thither. Texas is O'CONNELL'S pandemo- into Texas by sea ; but by land, yes ; and the rican reader in the debate in the Peers on the third
nium, and Lord BROUGHAM his anti-Christ. The breeding of slaves was carried on in America for reading of the customs bill. The quantity of grain
orator then boasted that lie had received two hun- that market." He had strong hopes thdt the armis- produced in the State of Maine was particularly dis-
dred pounds from America since his attack on Ame- tice between Mexico and Texas would lead to the cussed. Lord DALHOUSIE excused what may be
rican slavery. A Mr. STOKES, of Philadelphia, absolute recognition of Texas by Mexico. fie called the American clause, by the consideration that
who had withdrawn from the Repeal Association, could assure his learned and noble friend that every Maine did not grow even nearly enough for her own
fared rather ill in this commentary. Mr. STEELE, exertion would be made on the part of the Govern- consumption. In reply to this, Lord MONTEAGLE,
commonly called Tom, followed Mr. O'CONNELL, meant to produce the results which hlie (Lord Baouo- who condemned the whole 23d' clause, asked, if it
with thanks for the infinitude of compliment and HAM) contemplated." I do not think that O'CON- were so, how long would that be the case when


e country was fully cultivated ? The Lord CHAN-
;LLOR exclaimed, interrogatively, in fifty years 1
he report proceeds thus :
"Lord MONTEAGLC could assure the noble and learned lord p
at much might be done in less than fifty years-that bad r
gislation on our part, for instance, might do a great deal a
fore that space had elapsed. [The noble lord read an ex- p
act from M. de Talleyrand's book on America to show the c
iparently lifeless state of manufactures in America fifty years c
go, and contrasted them with the rapid advance and present a
ltive condition of manufacturing operations in that country.] e
le directed the attention of their lordships to the progress f
which America had made in fifty years, in order to show c
hat, as regarded that law in its application to Maine, they c
eight not to calculate on the result of its merely lasting for t
iur time." a
In the course of this debate it was affirmed that t
Imerican machinery is fifty or sixty per cent. dearer
ian the British, which I suppose to be a mistake.
n the Commons on the last day of the session, Mr.
IUNCOMBE adverted to the declarations of Sir ROBT.
'EEL and Sir JAMES GRAHAM, that they had no
confidence in any assize of bread, and to their ad-
ice to buy of the cheapest bakers ; and he added,
ot unhappily-
At all events, the right honorable gentleman's doctrine
ught to be carried much further, and go the length of recum-
mending all to buy wheat and flour in any part of the world
there they could get them cheapest, and not to confine them
o England or the limits of the metropolis." [Cheers.]

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ON THE CLIMATE &c. OF FLORIDA.

MOUNT VERNON ARSENAL, (ALA.) AUGUST 8.
In order that there may be a little further and clearer ap-
earance of "Things as they are," justice demands a short
joinder to observations found under Florida No. V." in
late number of the Intelligencer. Truth and right should
revail, and this alone induces me to obtrude myself again
o your notice. It is mentioned, first, for the information
f the Florida panegyrist, that the representations of" Things
s they are" are founded on personal observation and experi-
nce while serving in the peninsula; and far his further in-
)rmation it is here observed, that although it may be "one
f the habits of intermittent fever to return again in other
countries as well as in East Florida," yet "in other coun-
ries" the said returns are far from being so certain or so con-
tant. In the sections remarkable for this form of disease in
he Southern States, seldom is there known a return of inter-
miltent or remittent fever to the same subject more than once
r twice during the same season, though he remain in the
ame locality ; which must be explained either on the ground
hat the cause of fever is less intense and concentrated, or
hat it does not continue in such long and uniform action as
in Florida. Discovering from a recent number of your paper
hat Physician Second" has taken grounds with me, and
hat he promises to avail himself of the statistica" so much
tarped on by A Physician," and which it was not possible
or me, from my position, to get at, I with confidence leave
hat part of the matter in more able hands. The Florida
eulogist says that a great deal of disease prevailed at differ-
ent times and at different places in Florida among the troops
luring seven years of harassing operations" has never been
denied ; and, further, that it had been admitted that "there
vere localities in Florida where disease may prevail," and
cannot divine my object, &c. But were not his admissions,
after all, on this score, extremely limited 1 Where does he
idmit, where does he make the most distant allusion, or who
would dream from reading "Florida No. I." that any military
ost in the whole peninsula had ever been abandoned in con-
iequence of the scourges of disease 7 The facts set forth in
our preceding under this head are stubborn things :" they
cannot be overturned; and are neither to be gotten round,"
nor "gotten over;" they prove that in an almost continuous
line across the entire Territory, from the Atlantic to the
Gulf of Mexico, at the military positions, distanced from
twenty to twenty-five miles from each other, Wacahoota and
Wacasassa perhaps excepted, (though intermittent fever was
not at all unusual at the former,) disease was at different
times rife among the troops; and they further prove that posts
both north and south of this line were equally if not more
afflicted. If he was forgetful of this admission in its proper
place, while discussing the salubrity of the country, why
should we have relied on his memory in portraying to us the
vexatious and horrible annoyance of insects in the continua-
tion of his succeeding series" in praise of Florida 1 and
what right has he to accuse us of" forgetfulness of courtesy"
in saying that he had passed in silence this point 1 I will
now "admit, and have never denied," that bilious fevers of a
high grade are less frequent in Florida than in some localities
of the adjoining Southern States; yet mark the substitute
for them : intermittent and remittent fever of almost ever-
lasting character, congestive, and even yellow fever, by the
admission of A Physician." We omitted in the preceding
communication to say any thing of yellow fever, the plague
of our Southern seaboard : it has prevailed, and will prevail
in the seaports of Florida occasionally, as long as that penin-
sula is above water, and that totally independent of importa-
tion or" contagion:" the contagious nature of the disease is
not generally admitted, though it may become "contingently"
so. A Physician" quotes, with an exclamation point, the
statement that but five or six out of three hundred and
sixty" of the cases reported at Fanning died. True, there
were but five or six who died there, but how many have since
died through the gradual wreck of chronic disease contracted
there would be hard to say; this much, however, may be
said, that of the eight deaths which have occurred at Fort
Morgan, garrisoned by detachments from Florida during the
last twelve months, five were of the character above; two or
three of the same have died at Fort Pickens, Pensacola; and 1
will venture to say that there can scarcely be a post Lamed,
held by Florida troops, where a greater or less number of
deaths during this interval have not resulted from disease
brought from Florida." So your mildest Florida disease at
best substitutes finally a slow, lingering, miserable death, for
the more rapid one of the acute disorders of other regions.
But congestive fever is rapid enough, running, as it does, its
course, when fatal, frequently in three or four days. Of
yellow fever we need not further speak, its fatality being but
too well known. But as a specimen of the accuracy of "A
Physician's" facts I shall merely state positively that Dr. Elwes
died of congestive fever. Having been in his room eighteen
hours before his death, and watched him during this time
minutely, and the preceding history of his disease having
been given me by the attending physician, if his was not a
case of congestive fever, perfect in all its features, then cer-
tainly we never saw one, and we imagine it would be difficult
to find one on record. In regard to Majors Brown and Wil
cox, we did not state on our own authority that they died of
congestive fever, but that they were thus reported to have
died. But the writer actually declares that Major Wilcox
died of "consumption," and in Florida I-in Florida, the
grand panacea for that relentless malady, which hitherto has
held too fast its victim in every other clime I The names of
" a few only" of the officers who died in 1840, 1841, and
1842 were given; several army and naval officers died at St.
Augustine of yellow fever, and several other army officers
died in the interior, whose names are at hand.* We certain-
ly neither intended "to repudiate" the report of the Surgeon
General nor to nullify the "statistics"-did'nt dream of either,
though charged with having the "modesty" of doing both.
But, as a specimen" of the unpretending modesty" ot A
Physician," listen to one sentence of his first paragraph in
No. V : "It requires no great scope of military vision to
perceive that in a war with England the peninsula of East
Florida must become the main battleground, and yet it would
seem that our Government is entirely unconscious of this
fact, if we may judge from the apathy with which it regards
the defences of this the moat important, and at the same time
the most vulnerable, of our frontiers." The fortification ol
this peninsula is a measure of imperious necessity," &c.
What is this but a sweeping generalization," slightly dic-
tatorial, and calling in question the ability of the Govern.
meat to perceive, &c. '1 But N. V. and "the series" abound
in modest" suggestions of this description. In conclusion;
it is my humble yet sincere opinion that the series" alto-
gether, thus far, is decidedly a sweeping" arid soaring af
fair-the salubrity of Florida, its soil, climate, products, fa-
ctlity of Iransportation, and all. We do not ooubt the sin
cerity of the writer; he of course believes what he says; bul
if his various pictures be painted as truly as they are colored
highly, (for they approach in this respect the Oriental ro
mance of Moore, and the dreams themselves of Shelley's
fairy fancy,) then do we no longer live in a "nmatter-of.face
age," where man toils in pain for an uncertain subsistence
but at the southern extremity of the United States there isa
"land flowing with milk and honey," where the rich fruit,
of old Earth spring spontaneously to his idle hand, and wherm
he may spend a life revel in joyful forgetfulness';"t In short
Florida is the blooming modern Arcadia," the veritablh
' Elysium," and teeming "Promised Land," which in vail
may be sought elsewhere in the Eastern or Western hemis
phere.
This was intended as our halt ; but it just occurs to ui
that A Physician" intends blotting out the "slanders'
which have been heaped on Florida by those who have sue
ended over her a dark cloud uf insects, and, by way of an
ticipating him, as an offset, I offer the following attempt at i
parody on the beginning of the "Bride of Abydos," fur
nished by a friend of mine during the height of the mos
quito season in Florida in 1842:
"Know ye the land" where the marsh and lagoon
Are darkened with insects that swarm "in this clime 1


Where the mosquitoes rage" at all times of the moon,
Now melts into sorrow, now maddens to crime V"
Know ye the land" of the cypress and vine,
Where the moss darkly hangs, tho' the beams ever shine
Where the light wings of Zephyr," full charged witi
perfume
Of the febric malaria, bring one his death doom I
Where the lemon and orange are fairest of fruit,"
But the mosquito's voice never, never is mute:"
Where the tints of the eaith and the hues of the sky"
Might look tolerable but for a venomous fly
That hums at your ear, and sticks in your eye 1
Where" the ants and cockroaches all round give the sig
That all save the land and what's in it'a divine 1"
ris the Florida clime, 'tis the land of the sun "-
Who stays in it long, God knows is undone!
Oh I will be the accents and mournful to tell,
But this Florida clime is the next place to H-I.
THINGS AS THEY ARE.
Among them are the following: MoCrab, Jennings, Smitai
Rodney, Slacum, Woodruff, and Gannett In addition, number
have been discharged from the service who have keen entirel.
disabled from military duty through the same cause.
t But that this is not precisely "a true state of the case," wil
ness a paragraph, an extract, in a late number of your paper, th
Intelligence, declaring that a whole family, consisting of fou
individuals, in one of the new Florida settlements called Alliga
tor, had recently perished through dieas, andfamine.


JAMES 8. MUNFORD,
Attorney at Law, St. Louis, Missouri.
References.
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Thomas Lockhart, New Orleans, La.
Robert Scott, Philadelphia, Pa. sept 2--eolmif
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ROBERT GHISELIN,
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A TEACHER WANTED.-I wish to engage an expe'
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the ordinary branches of English, and five or six young men in
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oct 2-eolw
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jan 4-c-ptf
YALE COLLEGE LAW SCHOOL.
HIS Department is under the direction of the Hon. David
Daggett, LL. D., late Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
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Hitchcock, LL. D., Judge of the New Haven City Court; and
Isaac H. Townsend, Esq Attorney and Counsellor at Law.
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the course shall prefer.
o The terms are twenty dollars for the whole course, payable in
Advance; and five dollars a month for any less time. The pro-
fessional students will I-ave the privilege ofattending the general
Course, and also any addition il cruise, a, pleasure, without extra
9 charge.
I New H given, Sept. 1, 1843. sept S30---opSt
B I LIfiN ROSS FOR SALE.-By virtue of the power
and authority given to me by the last will and testament of
Richard Ross, late of Montgomery county, deceased, I shall ex-
t. pose to public sale, on the premises, on Monday the fifth day of
. February next, if fair, and if not on the next fair day, the farm
and plantation on which he resided at the time of his decease,
d containing about four hundred and seventy acres of land. This
beautiful and highly improved estate lies on the main road leading
from the city of Washington to Brookville, and adjoins the lands
" of Thomas Wilson and others, and is in the vicinity of the land
recently purchased by Francis P. Blair on the same road. It is
* distant from Washingten about seven miles. The improvements
. are a large and commodious dwelling-house, with a specious stone
at kitchen adjoining ; stone stables, with barns, and all the necessa.-
d ry out-buildings attached ; an excellent ice- house in the lawn | a
b. han some garden, with the proper exposure, tastefully and jude-
s ciously laid off; an apple orchard, now in vigorous growth, cOn-
,athiing many hundred grafted trees (some time since in fnll
ht bearing) of the best fruiF that could be obtained in the vicinity.
' Tee whole tract is well watered. The arable land is laid off into
a fields of convenient size, and the fences are under good repair.
s The quantity of land in wood and timber is suppnaed to be about
e one hundred and fifty acres. The situation is high and very
l. healthy; rural in its appearance, and, in fine, possessing every
requisite to make it a most desirable private residence, being ia
I ona of the best, if not decidedly the best, neighborhoods in the
-couatry. It is seldom that we see such valuable property in the
market.
lg At the same time will be sold a small tract of seven or eight
" acres of land adjacent to Glen Rosa, on which are erected two
small dwelling houses, suitable for mechanics, a good blacksmith's
shop and forge and coal house adjoining.
And under and by virtue of the authority aforesaid, I shell, at
a the same time, proceed to sell all the personal property (except-
ing the negroes) now on the Glen Ross estate, consisting of all
s- the household and kitchen furniture, the whole of the farming
utensils and apparatus attached to the farm, such as wagons,
carts, ploughs, &c. d&o,, together with all the horses, cattle, sheep,


i, and hogs thereunto belonging.
Terms of sale for the land : One-fourth of the purchase money
will be required in hand, and for the remainder a credit will bi
given ofone,two, and thr.eyears,in equal annual payments, with
interest on each from the day of sale till the money is paid. Bonds
with sufficient security, will be required from the purchaser and
th on the payment of the whole ofthe purchase money,and the Interest
which may have accrued thereon, the undersigned will make to
the purchaser or purchasers a good and sufficient deed or deedl,
in fee simple, for the land by him or them purchased. The land
is entirely unincumbered, and the title to itclear and indisputable.
Immediate possession will be given.
Terms of sale of the personal property : For all purchases
amounting to twenty dollars only, or under that sum, the cash
will be required; for all purchases amounting to more than twenty
0 dollars a credit of nine months will be given, the purchaser giving
his bond, with undoubted security, bearing itetrbiat from ilt date.
Mr. RICHARD LORMAN ROSS, residing on the premises,
will show the same to any one desirous of viewing them. Sale
to commence at eleven o clock in the morning.
NATHAN LUFROROUOH,
Executor of the last-will and testament of Richard Rms.
sep 27-dlawtsa&clawts
3' To be published in the daily Globe once a week till sale,
h and once a week in the country paper nil rale ; and eight or ten
r times in the Baltimore American. Account! as above. N L.
y IMPERIAL THREE!-PLY CARPETITNGS.-We
It- are opening-
he 12 pieces handsome three-ply Carpeating
ur 10 do heavy ingrain do
o Rugs to matc CALE
opt 4-detif ESTZP CA rLET-.












NATIONAL INSTITUTE PAPERS.

The following communications-from BRANTZ
MAYER, Esq., late Secretary of Legation, Mexico,
presenting, through the Secretary of State, to the
Institute some very valuable donations ; from
Mr. BOULWASE, Charge d'Affaires of the United
States at Naples, describing the statues of Persico;
and from GEo. E. CHASE, of the United States
Engineer Corps, giving an account of remarkable
meteorological phenomena witnessed by him-will
no doubt be found interesting by the members and
friends of the Institute as well as by general readers.

BALTIMORE, SEPTEMBER 27, 1843.
DEAR SiR: Before I left Mexico last year I was requested
by General ToaNEIL, the Minister of War, to convey to the
United States for the National Institute three boxes of mine-
rals which he had just received from a friend in the interior.
General ToNstEL represented the specimens to be of rare
beauty and value, and he wished by the offer of them to
manifest his disposition to promote the scientific pursuits of
our people, and his thankfulness for the honor of member-
ship of the Institution of which you are so distinguished an
officer.
Shortly afterwards Don IsIDIatO GONDrtA, a gentleman de-
voted to antiquarian studies, also presented me with a case
of Mexican antiquities, partly found in the tombs and vaults
on the Island of Sacrificios, and partly at Tzooco, th'e rival
in ancient art and civilization i f the former capital of the
AzSec empire.
The boxes containing these collections have just been re-
ceived by me in Baltimore, and I request that you will be
kind enough to present them to the Society.
I am happy to be the means of communicating this gift, as
I am thereby afforded an opportunity of manifesting the
kindly disposition which I have ever observed is entertained
towards the institutions of our own country by intelligent and
respectable Mexicans.
I hope that this off-ring is but the commencement of rich
treasures of curiosities, minerals, and antiquities to be de.
rived byus from that country, which,whilst they serve toillus
rate the wealth and history of our continent, will greatly con
tribute to render the National Museum a rival both in value
and interest of the cabinets of Europe.
I am, dear air, very respectfully, your friend and servant,
BRANTZ MAYER.
Hon. A. P. Upsanu, &c.

NAPLES, AUGUST 15,1843.
DzEA SiR: Some few years since two groups of statuary
were ordered by Congress for the eastern front of the Capi-
tol. The execution of one was given to Mr. GREENCUOR,
Bow of Florence; the other to Mr. PEasico, of this place.
Mr. Pistco'as work is now finished, and I am happy to in-
form you that in this city of the fine arts it meets with gene.
ral admiration. It has produced, indeed, an extraordinary
impression. The journals have contained numerous criti-
cisms on the subject, and all have teemed with panegyric.
H s studio was thronged for many weeks by admiring visitors,
to the number of many thousands, from his Majesty down-
wards. I have been curious to ascertain the public sentiment
in a society so devoted to the fine arts and so well informed
on all questions pertaining to them. There is a general con-
currence in pronouncing strong encomiums. It is true there
are those who censure particular parts, some in the concep-
tion, some in the details, and some in the execution; but even
all these award the meed of eminent success. This work
places the artist, by general consent, among the first sculp-
tors of Italy.
He has selected for his subject the landing of Columbus.
The great navigator is supposed to have just touched the
shore. His person is lofty and imposing; his countenance
has the impress of Nature's nobility. The visage is modelled
with much width, and the forehead has great capacity. He
stands, his helmet removed and placed on a rock by his side,
his hbbeathid sword cast upon the earth, and with his right
hand raised he presents a globe. His left rests, with the back
turned, upon his hip, the arm being a-kimbow. The right
foot is advanced and firmly placed upon the soil, whilst the
left, as in the act of walking, scarcely touches the earth.
His costume is that of a Spanish cavalier of the fifteenth
century, with cuirass and armlets, a falling mantle on his
shoulders, full breeches to the knee, and thin silk stockings so
fitted to the leg that it is nearly as visible as if naked. Near
him stands a lovely Indian woman, who seems to have been
reposing upon the earth when startled by this astounding ap-
p rition. She has just sprung up, and now she stands in the
attitude to fly, yet she turns her head, and regards with a
curious and fixed gaze the new comer.
The countenance is truly Indian. He who seeks here the
regular features of Grecian art will be disappointed. Phidias
never conceived of such a face. The cheek bones are promi.
nant, the eyes are deeply set, the forehead low, the chin
rounded; yet neither of these characteristics is extreme. It
is a face striking and beautiful in its kind.
In the eager and concentrated gaze with which she looks
up n the wonderful visiter there is an expression of sternness
and profound astonishment. There is also in the attitude
something which suggests the stealthy and almost serpent.
like movement of the Indian race. The slight drapery with
which she was covered seems, in the hurry in which she has
sprang up, to have slipped down from its place, discovering to
the view the lovely person of this maiden of the forest. At
the same time it has so fallen that modesty is not shocked,
and its ends, reaching the earth, form an ingenious and beau-
tiful support to the statue. If the visage is not modelled ac-
cording to the rules of Grecian art, still the person and limbs,
Indian as this figure is, may well compare with the choice
models of Grecian and Italian statuary.
It may be asked what constitutes these statues a group I
What reference have they the one to the other 1 It is not
necessary that states should be materially connected, that
is, united to the same block of marble, to make a group. The
celebrated family of Niobe, which is still seen at Florence,
presents an example of the representation of an idea by means
of a number of separate figures. These two statues repre-
sent a scene, and one of the most interesting in history. 1
have explained the appearance of Columbus and the manner
of the maiden. But whilst she looks on him with all those
feelings strongly depicted in her countenance which the cir-
cumstances were calculated to produce, he regards her not.
Absorbed in the enthusiasm of the moment, and occupied
with the feelings and reflections of his peculiar position, she
escapes his observation. He has the triumphant step, the
elevated air, the look of proud satisfaction, appropriate to one
who has just succeeded in discovering a new world. He has
struggled for many long years against adverse fortune; he
has found the world incredulous as to his theory; he has been
believed an enthusiast and a monomaniac; has been the sub-
ject of ridicule and contempt; has buffeted the winds and the
waves of an unknown sea; and has had to contend against
that worst of obstacles, a mutinous crew, destitute of confi-
dence ; and now he has surmounted all, and has found the
object of his highest hopes. It is a moment of intense excite-
ment. His position is such as was never before occupied by
man. In such a situation the movements are not regulated
by ordinary laws. The appearance, then, and attitude of the
statue, cannot be deemed forced nor inconsistent with Na-
tore. There is nothing of the" barocco." Archimedes for-
got his nudity when he emerged from his bath and ran
through the streets exclaiming, Eureka I Eureka!" He
had solved an important problem, and made a discovery of
great interest. He was now able to tell King Hiero how


much gold there was in his crown. But here was a world
discovered. And he who was but just now esteemed a des.
pirate adventurer, a wild theorist, a man of disordered intel.
lect, stands forth a hero, with fame as enduring as the world
itself which he had discovered.
It is perceived that these statues are historical and allegori.
cal. Here is not only Columbus landing upon America, (for
the island which he first visited is considered as belonging to
the continent,) but here are appendages representing ideas
intimately connected with and illustrative of this fact. By
the globe which he bears in his hand he says to mankind, I
present you the entire world. You have known but half.
To Earope, Asia, and Africa, I bring this western hemis-
phere. And to America the eastern world. My proposition
is now verified; behold the result." His sheathed sword
thrown upon the soil is a proclamation to the Aborigines of
S peace. This mode of representation cannot be fairly oh.
jeered to. The Belgians have recently erected an equestrian
statue to Godfrey Bouillon, in which he is represented as
huldming the blade of his sword and presenting the hilt, which
is in the foInam of a ross. Thus is at once awakened the idea
of the Crusades, the course of the great leader, and his illu.s-
trious conflicts to extend the religion of the Crows. Canova
b! alo given as a Napoleon with a globe in his hand anda


victory over it; thus is presented the conqueror of the world.
But what means the Indian 2 She is the representative
of her race, and her appearance may suggest to the mind the
first impressions produced on the Aborigines by the landing
of Columbus, and their mode of reception.
PraSICO belongs to no particular school of sculpture; but
he imitates Nature with a boldness and freedom which char-
acterize many of the painters of the Venetian school. It is
here that he shows the genius of the artist and his own sys-
tem, which consists in having none. The little details of his
work are executed with a laborious minuteness and an exact
precision which are peculiar and truly remarkable. Although
the statues are colossal, and intended to be viewed at a dis-
tance, yet they do not suffer from the closest scrutiny. I have
said before that the journals of this city have had many ar-
ticles on the subject of these statues. They lament that
their own country should be deprived of these beautiful pro-
ductions of one of her sons, but at the same lime they felici-
tate themselves that Italy enjoys the honor of carrying the
fine arts into those distant regions ;" that an Ialian di--
covered our continent; that an Italian gave to it his name;
that an Italian has written one of the best histories of our
Revolution ; that an Italian now decorates our Capitol wilh
sculpture wrought under an Italian sun.
I have the honor to be, with high respect, your obedient
servant,
WM. BOULWARE.
To F. Maseo, Jr. Evq.
Corresponding Secretary of the National Institutte.
PENSACOLA, SEPTEMBERt8, 1843.
Si : I observed to-day an appearance of the clouds so very
remarkable that I offer a description of it to the considera-
tion of the Institute.
About 2 o'clock P. M. my attention was attracted towards
the northeast portion of the heavens by the low rumbling of
thunder, and by what seemed to be quick and repeated flashes
of lightning. I saw two lirge piles of cumuli, one above the
other, the lower having generally the form of a cone, with
its base near the horizon, and the other of an inverted cone,
with its base some 30 deg. from the z-nith. Their apices
were lost in each other, leaving the figure formed by the
whole very like an hour glass. While viewing this some-
what uncommon and very beautiful fleecy mass, I distinctly
perceived two several streams of lightning shooting from the
upper cloud, net far above the junction, into the open specs
of clear sky to the right or southward. Immediately after, I
saw a jet or current of vapor passing from the upper to the
lower cloud, in a direction nearly parallel with the axes of
the cones. I may liken the appearance of this jet to the
stream from the pipe of a fire-engine, except that, instead of
widening from the orifice of the pipe, it seemed to converge
and move onward with increasing velocity. I watched all
this closely till it met the othef cloud, when quite a commo-
tion ensued upon the contact-the jet or streak of vapor re-
mained, but widened and spread very rapidly, till at length
the whole space between it and the two clouds was filled
with a vapory water-colored mass, and then it soon assumed
the general appearance of the cloud itself. While yet watch-
ing these changes a new jet shot out from a more distant part
of the upper cloud, and after that others, the two principal
clouds or cumuli meanwhile manifestly increasing and chang-
ing their appearance into that of nimbi or rain-clouds, so thai
it seemed very probable we should soon have a shower. Af
ter growing quite dark in shade and losing pretty much all
of their conical shape, they began to wane, partly changing
into cumulo strati, and finally dissolving altogether without
rain. No more thunder was heard, and the sky resumed itF
clearness as before-there being only a low line of cumulo-
strati along the horiza lto the northward and eastward.
Now, to understand well the above rapid formation and
dissolution of cloud, it may be proper to say a word upon the
prevalence of winds here at this season. As in the Medi-
terranean and the West India islands a regular sea-breeze
sets in about 9 o'clock A. M. and blows from the south or
southwest right in from the Gulf till sundown, when it gene-
rally dies away, and the land or north and northeast wind
blows all night. The passage of clouds high over head from
the northward to the southward during the strongest of the
sea wind during the day would seem to indicate the constant,
existence of a counter-current. Indeed, nearly all the thun-
der-gusts in summer arise from the northern quarter of the
heavens, and progress southerly till they overcome the breez-,
when a northerly squall and rain follows.
May not the conical form of the clouds to-day have been
caused by the meeting of the two winds, thus producing thl
circular or whirling motion, within the limits of which the
clouds were formed, and the prevalence of one, probably the
south wind, as the cloud descended, driving all back before
it, and dispelling or dissolving the clouds'? But, if so, whence
the double-coned shape 1 And the passages of electric fluid
from the one to the other, or rather from the upper cloud
into space, had that any agency in producing the jets or
streams of vapor from the upper to the lower cloud 2
If the above be worthy of the consideration of the proper
department of the Institute I shall receive with much plea-
sure their views and conclusions in relation to it.
I remain, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
GEORGE E. CHASE.
To F. MAuKoE, Jr. Esq.
Corresponding Secretafr of the National Institute.

TEa ATMOSPHERIC RiAILWAY.-According to a Dublin pa-
per, quoted in the London Mechanics' Magazine, a prelimi-
nary experiment was made in August, upon the Dalkey line,
which answered the expectations of the patentees, Clegg and
Samuda, as well as of all concerned in introducing this im-
portant national project into Ireland.
At five o'clock the leviathan air pump was put in operation,
and in sixty strokes an altitude of twenty inches was indi-
cated by the barometer, which shortly afterwards reached
twenty-two inches and one-tenth. This was the realization
of the most sanguine expectations, and left, it was thought,
no room for doubt as to the completeness and power of the
machinery, and its capability of producing sufficient vacuum.
Each inch of altitude in the barometer-gauge indicates a
propelling power equal to nine tons on a level road, at a velo-
city dependent on the speed of the air pump piston. The
Dalkey engine working twenty-four double strokes per mi-
nute, the trains may be moved at upwards of fifty miles per
hour.
The passenger carriages being attached to the piston, with
the engine working at half power, and the height of the mer-
cury in the barometer varying from eleven to fourteen inches,
the train moved at the rate of a mile in three minutes, and
accomplished a distance of one mile and a quarter in four
minutes, although retarded at starting and at the terminus by
the breaks on the wheels.
The result of the experiment was regarded as a triumph
to Messrs. Pim and Bergin over the principles and erroneous
calculations of Professor Barlow and Sir Frederick Smith,
the Inspector General of Railways under the Board of Trade.
The engine is one hundred horse power, with an air pump,
double stroke, diameter sixty-seven inches; the diameter of
the open pipe is fifteen inches. The open pipe will be nine
thousand two hundred feet in length, and the close pipe up-
wards of twelve hundred.
The station at Dalkey is seventy-six feet higher than that
at Kingstown-one in fifty seven, or ninety-two feet per
mile, being the greatest aogle of elevation ; the main ascent
is one in a hundred and fifteen feet, or ftrty-six feet per mile.
It is computed that the train will descend from Dalkey, by
its own gravity, at the rate of from thirty to thirty-five miles
per hour. The sharpest curve is only five hundred end forty-
seven feet radius --Evening Post.
AOaICULTCBA, SuRvEY OF Naw YoaK.-Dr. EtMeONs, who
has heretofore been engaged in the geological survey of New
York, is now employed, under the act of last winter, in ma-
king an agricultural survey. He proposes, if possible, visiting
each county before the close of the season, for the purpose of
making such observations in this department of the survey as
shall serve to promote the great object of agriculture. The
collection of soils forms a part of his duties. Observations
no drainage; the influence of slope and exposure on late and
early vegetation ; the extent of drift ; the distribution of the


mineral manures, as peat, marl, limestone, &c, and the ex-
tent of the different agricultural divisions or regions, are
prominent objects of the survey. This is an important move-
ment, and one which will contribute greatly to develop the
resources of the State. The example of New York will doubt-
less be followed by other States, The agricultural survey of
England ordered by Wm. Pitt in 1795 laid the foundation of
her present supremacy in farming, and added much to her
strength and wealth, by turning labor and capital more to the
productions of the soil.-Rochlester Democrat.

NEw MtcRoscopE-A new microscope, constructed by
Mr. Cary, the optician, for the Polytechnic Institution, was
lately privately exhibited preparatory to its being added to
the other attractions of that popular establishment. The ef-
fects are produced by the agency of the oxy hydrogen jet
playing on a piece of quicklime, familiarly known as the
Drummond light. The microscope consists of six powers,
ranging from 130 times to 74,000,000 times. The second
power magnifies the wings of the locust to twenty-seven feet
in length. The fourth power magnifies the sting of the bee
twenty-seven feet. By the sixth power the eye of the fly,
which is said to contain seven hundred and fifty lenses, is so
magnified that each less appears to be fourteen inches in
diameter. The human hair is magnified eighteen inches in
diameter, or four feet six inches in circumference. Nothing
cau exceed the beauty with which insect architecture is de-
veloped under the influence of this enormous power. The
condensing lens is nine pan4d -half inches in diameter.
[Enati t paper,


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

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1843.

THE MARYLAND ELECTION.

We had occasion yesterday to offer a few remarks
on the importance of the interests involved in the
issue of the election to be held to-day in Maryland.
As this paper will reach the hands of a large por-
tion of our readers in that State before the day is
half spent, it may not be yet too late, nor occupy
altogether in vain the space requisite, for a few ad-
ditional suggestions to our political friends in the
State.
We say, then, to the Whigs of Maryland that they
have this day the opportunity to prove to their coun-
trymen that they are the true heirs of the Whigs of
the Revolution, and willing and ready to defend aind
uphold the institutions and the principles which
their sires bequeathed them. To have achieved by
the Revolution an independence of the Old World
would have been a triumph of comparatively little
value had it not been succeeded by the establish-
ment of a Government for the whole country, which,
whilst it protects instead of encroaching on the
rights of the States, has consolidated the Union,
giving body and form to the republican principle,
providing for defence against danger from abroad,
and for the maintenance at home of all those rights,
political, social, and religious, the proper regulation
and guardianship of which are the true ends and
purposes of all free government.
To secure the enjoyment of all the blessings
which flow from such a Government properly ad-
ministered, however, it is necessary that a constant
vigilance be exercised over public agents by the
People, who are the source of all political power,
and whose fault alone it will be if this great scheme
of government fails to accomplish, always or at any
time, these great objects.
High and important and consequential, then, is
the duty which devolves upon every citizen, in the
periodical exercise of the right of suffrage, so to
cast his vote as to contribute all in his power to-
wards placing the administration of the Government
in hands both able and willing to labor honestly and
earnestly for the promotion of the general welfare.
To our friends in Maryland we suppose there is
no occasion for us to add that the eyes of all Whigs
every where are intently fixed upon them, anxious
as to the result of the pending election in their
State, not less, as we suggested yesterday, because
of its possible effect upon the politics of the Union
than because of its transcendent consequence to the
interests of the State which are deeply involved in it.

TENNssEE.-Monday last was the regular day
for the meeting of the General Assembly of Ten-
nessee, when its members no doubt duly entered
upon their labors. The present session is regarded
by the citizens of the State as one of more than
ordinary importance, as, besides thie election of two
Senators to Congress, there are several of the most
important State officers to be chosen, and the seat
of the State Government is to be permanently
established.
MR. WEBSTER.-The New Bedford Bulletin says
that it understands from good authority that the Hon.
DANIEL WEBSTER will address the Whigs of Ply-
mouth, Massachusetts, at their approaching County
Convention. It adds that Mr. WEBSTER has ex-
plicitly declared that if his services were at all de-
sirable in the coming State campaign, they might
at any time and in any way be commanded. If
this be true, and we have no doubt it is, we have a
tolerably decisive indication of the quarter to which
he intends to go." His Rochester speech, so far
as it related to politics at all, was filled with sound
Whig doctrine, and will be responded to by the
friends of the American Tariff throughout the coun-
try.-Tribune.
CuBA.-Havana papers of the 16th ultimo official-
ly announce the appointment of Don LEOPOLDO
O'DONNELL as Governor General of the Island of
Cuba, in the place of Don GERONINO VALDES, re-
moved ; in consequence of which Gov. VALDES
had given up the command to General ULLOA, of
the Navy Department, to be exercised by hint until
the arrival of the new Governor, whio was expected
to leave Cadiz in a Spanish frigate about the mid-
dle of August. The Superintendent of the Finan-
cial Department has also been removed. These
changes are, of course, a consequence of the success
of the anti-Espartero party in Spain.
COMMANDER MACKENZIE.-Mr. NoRRIs, of Bal-
timore, who officiated as Judge Advocate on the
trial of Commander MACKENZtE, states, in reply to
a letter addressed to him on the subject, that each
member of the Court Martial which tried this case
gave his opinion or vote in writing. There was no
formal motion made that the word honorably"
should be inserted before acquitted ;" but on ex-
amining the votes nine bore the word "acquitted,"
and three honorably acquitted."
It is a fact, which deserves to be noted, that the
first protective duty ever imposed by our Govern-
ment was in favor of raw cotton, for the especial
benefit of South Carolina. That duty is three cents
per pound, or, on an average, forty per cent., and
it operates to the prohibition of the foreign produc-
tion from our ports. Repeal it, and the cotton of
South America, and perhaps of India, would com-
pete with the home production in our own markets.
[Lynchburg Virgintian.
GaosOIA COTTON CaoP.-The Savannah R publican of
the 27th ultimo says that letters from various parts of the
State represent the cotton crop as in a very flourishing condi-
tion. The Editor adds:
The fine dry and hot weather is maturing the plant very
rapidly, and there is now every prospect of there being as
much cotton made in this State as was ever made in any year
previous to the last; and some writers think it will be even as
large as last season, provided the frost keeps off till the 20th
proximo."*


The stock of flour in the New York city market is esti-
Smated at 200,000 barrels, against 50,000 barrels at this time
Last year.
The quantity of flour received at Albany, by way of the
Erie Canal, from the commencement of navigation this sea-
son up tothe 22d ultimo, was 1,139,357 barrels; and of wheat
457,477 bushels. There were received at Albany, by the
canal, during the week ending on the 22J of September
7j2,636 barrels of flour and 49,960 bushels of wheat.
The receipts of tolls on all the canals of the State of New
York this season, up to the 22d ult., amounted to $1,347,072.
HoesRIBL MURDERS.-Four Murders and Three Sui-
cides-A Young Lady Assassinated.-While performing the
duty of public journalists, by giving a faithful record of pass-
ing events, we cannot notice the following occurrences with-
out expressing our alarm at the progress of crime. It is well
calculated to arouse the moat painful reflections, and to attract
the attention of our statesmen and philosophers to a careful
investigation, for the development of some means calculated
to prevent these sanguinary acts.
The above paragraph is copied from the New York Son,
which then proceeds to give the particulars of the marders
and suicides referred to,


ME. ADAMS AT NEW BEDFORD.

We have already briefly noticed the visit and re-
ception at New Bedford of the venerable Ex-Pre-
sident ADAMS. The Mercury furnishes, in addi-
tion, the following report of the remarks addressed
by him to the citizens who assembled at the Town
Hall to exchange civilities with him on the day sub-
sequent to his arrival. The Mercury says that
owing to the crowded state of the Hall the re-
marks of the orator were frequently inaudible to
the reporter, and therefore many passages are ne-
cessarily wholly omitted, while the rhetorical force
and beauty of the whole is of course obscured :"
Mr. ADAMS said if it should happen, in a few words in
which it would be his happiness to address the numerous
assemblage before him, in answer to that overwhelming is-
sue from the heart-which he had no doubt it was-of the
gentleman who had thus addressed him on their behalf-if
what he should say should be incoherent, wild, or extrava-
gant, he hoped they would excuse him. Recently, within
the lasi three months, accident had led him out of his be-
loved State, the State of his nativity, to the interior of a
neighboring Slate, which, since the settlement of the coon
try, had ever held the first rank in commercial enterprise and
aetivily, and had become known, by the consent of all, as
the Empire State. He went there, he said, in the pursuit of
health, and in the discharge of his duty in some matters of
personal and family concern; and once being there, and be
holding for the first time her unexampled prosperity atid
wealth, he was led on to the neighboring province of Great
Britain. There, said Mr. A., as in my whole course, to my
utter surprise, and I may truly add, to my great cnsterna.
lion, I found myself received in open arms by immense as-
semblages, and amid the cordial greetings of the people : in
a word, said Mr. A., as I have been received here to day.
A great warrior of antiquity, who rose from obscurity to the
command of armies, on receiving the united homage of the
people, had said he was astonished to find himself so great a
man. His greatness had been achieved from feats of arms,
battles won. Feats of arms, said Mr. A., have never been
mine, and I could not but inquire what it was that produced
this effect in my favor, until I found I owed the kind expres-
sions of the people to my efforts in the preservation of the
liberties of my country. In the course of that tour I saw
what the people of that State had accomplished since the
Revolulisn ; a nation created out of the wilds of the forest,
reclaimed by the hand of man, mostly by the hands of
Yankees.
"Fellow citizens, I have been long in the service of my
country. In approaching the age of fourscore, if there can
be delight in any thing to a man, it must be in contemplating
the prosperity of his country, and in the consciousness that
he had contributed his mite to that prosperity. Mr. A. said
he had heard of a declaration made by one of his own coun-
trymen, distinguished for his talent and eloquence, who was
once an inhabitant of this town, now recently returned from
Europe, that in his intercourse abroad with men of talent
and deep thinking anid stores of learning, they had expressed
the sentiment that the experiment of republican government
in this country was a failure. A failure I The experiment
of republican government in America a failure I am not
so confident, said Mr. A., that they are correct in this con.
clusion. I am not certain that he has made this declaration,
but it is so said. There are three things which must concur
in the success of a Government. There must be, in the first
place, the action of Providence ; there must be the action of
the Government; and there must be the action of man-of
the people. Now, if the experiment of republican govern-
ment has been in this country a failure, to what is it to be
attributed 2 Is it to God I God forbid I Shall it be said
that God has not done to us his partI No no I never was
a people more favored on the face of the earth since the crea.
tion. But that favor has not always been exhibited in the
form of prosperity. Providence deals not so with men. Yet
the blessing of God is always upon man beyond his deserts
We have had desolating disease, cruel wars, unfortunate
seasons-we have had many ills to contend with-but with
all these blessing has never failed-it never will fail.
"I came here (said Mr. A.) not to speak to you of politics
but if the question were asked, Had Government done its
duty 2' I am very much afraid we should all answer No.,
But if I were asked by this assembly wherein Government
had not done its duty, I think perhaps one portion would say
the failure had arisen from this, that, or the other measure,
and by the other portion that it was owing to the very same
measure that it had not failed: like the old painter who
painted a pair of boots, and when his friends came to see the
picture, he desired every person to mark that which he con-
sidered a beauty and excellence. The beot was covered all
over with marks. The next day he desired his visitors to
mark all that they considered as blemishes arid defects. Again
the boot was covered with marks, and in the very same places
We should all agree, then, that the fault in the failure of ihe
experiment-if it is a failure-is in the Government. Now,
how far are the people responsible, right or wrong 2
I was here eight years ago, (said Mr. A.,) and then this
town of yours had not half the population that it has now-
nor half the wealth that it has since drawn from the depths
of the ocean. I say, then, that the experiment of a Repub
lican Government has not failed. Let the European men of
learning who have concluded that the experiment of a Re-
publican Government in this country is a failure, let them
show the spot on the face of the earth which has failed so
successfully. I have witnessed it heretofore-I now witness it.
"Mr. A. also referred, in terms of glowing satisfaction
aad with cordial thanks, to the generous estimation with
which his countrymen khad regarded his past labors. They
have given to me (-aid Mr. A.) more than justice-more
than I deserved. If in the last threescore years it had been
his good fortune to be called to devote almost the entire portion
of that period to the service of his country, he was more than
happy in the consciousness that he had faithfully devoted that
service to the maintenance of her liberties.
But our liberties have been jeoparded (continued Mr.
A.) from a source from which we ought not to have expected
daniger-from within ourselves. When I saw opposition to
the liberties of our country coming from within our own
bowels, I felt called to array my feeble powers in the defence
of her free institutions. In the course of the last seven or
eight years the critical periods of that controversy have de-
volved twice on me, and I called upon the people to uphold me,
It is gratifying to me to say this to you, because I have no
doubt it will be gratifying to you to hear it-that this is the
cause that I have now been here to see you. Wherever 1
have gone, and wherever I have been most warmly received,
I have found that it was because of my defence of the liber-
ties of the people, and of the right of petition. Your right
of petition is now, to a very great extent, suppressed by the
arbitrary rules of the House of Representatives. It was
restored, it is true, for a few days at the commencement of the
last session, but then it was negotiated away again. I will
not (said Mr. A.) pursue this subject, because I know thai
among you it would be only idle and useless. Upon this
question I have found among you but one sentiment.
"'Fellow.citizens, 1 have been unintentionally drawn initc
these considerations, relating to a subject which absorbs my
own soul, in returning you my most hearty thanks, and in
imploring the blessing of God upon you and your posterity
hereafter for the kind reception which you have given me
upon the present occasion.
When Mr. ADAMS had concluded his remarks an oppor.
tsnity was afforded to those present to welcome him by the
hand, which was fully and heartily improved."


PoTATOrs.-The town of Monididier, in the Department
of Somme, in France, is about erecting a bronze statue in
honor of the philosopher and philanthropist, Parmentier, whc
introducedil into France the culture of potatoes. It was tc
him, and in reference to his introduction of the potato, that
Louis XVI. once said: '" France will one day thank you for
having found bread for her poor."
The subscription for the statue ia headed by Louis Phi-
lippe, and is circulating throughout France.
This reference to Parmentier recalls the name of the cele.
brated American, Benjamin Thompson, (better known as
Count Rumford,) who introduced the potato into Bavaria to
wards the close of the last century, not far, if we mistake not,
from 1790. For this and other important services at Munich,
whither he had been invited by the Elector of Bavaria, he
was created by that Prince a Count of the empire, selecting
for his title the name of the town of Rumford, (now Con-
cord,) New Hampshire, where he had in early life been em-
ployed as a teacher. He was born at Woburn, Maschu.
sets, in 1753, and died at Antreuil, in France, in 1814.-
Atlbany Daily Advertiser.

Lose this day loitering, 'twill be the same story
To-morrow, and the next more dilatory;
The indecision brings its own delays,
And days are lost lamenting o'er lost days.
Are you in earnest 1 Seize this very minute;
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it:
Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it I
Only engage, and then the mind grows heated;
Begin it, and the work will be completed.


ALABIMA.-This State continues to meet her pecuniary
engagements with praiseworthy promptitude. The New
York papers contain an advertisement which shows that,
with a view to accommodate the United States holders of
Alabama sterling bonds, the State agent proposes to antici-
pate the payment of the interest coupons due in London next
January.
Holders who wish to avoid the risk and delay of transmit-
ting the coupons to England may obtain the money for them
at the Merchants' Bank in the city of New York, if applies-
tion be made prior to the first of November next.
The coupons on Alabama dollar bonds, due in New York
in November next, will also be paid on their presentation at
the Merchants' Bank, less interest at the current rate.
[ Baltimore American.
Onto RAILROADsi-It is expected that the Little Miami
Railroad will be completed to Deerfield, within four miles ot
Lobanon. by the lt of Dicember next. Sixteen miles of the
Mad Rivwr and Lake Erie Road are to be put under contract
on the 26 h instant, notice of which has been published for
some weeks past. Both of these w-uks will be pushed
to completion as fast as circumstances will admit, Of
their itrp ertance to the sections of country through which
they pass it is unnecessary to speak. Every man can ap-
preciate the advantages of a direct communication between
the Lake end the Ohio river, which will secure a choice of
either a Northern or Southern market. When these two
great works shall have been completed, this delightful region
of country will be second to none in the world. It will pre-
sent an aspect so inviting as to induce men of enterprise to
locate in it who will engage in the various pursLits that never
fail to in'use lihf and animation into till the ramifications ot
society. In adldiinri to this, it will be tOe great thoroughfare
of travel between Cincinnati and the Likes. This distance
can easily he run by the cars int sixteen hours, andti passengers
wi!l thus be enabled to reach New York or Boston in about
three days. We look upon this work as one of the most
important enterprises of the day. It will enable the New
York and Bston lines of communication, to compete success
fully with the groat Sauthern route, through Wheeling and
Cumberland, to Baltimore.
The Mad Rivor and Lake Erie Railroad is completed from
Sandusky to Tiffin, a distance of thirty-eight miles. The
am- int received fur freight and passengers, from 7'h May,
1843, to 7th September, 1843. inclutive, is $11,693. The
m,>unt received from Iv J.tnuarv, 1842, to 10th September,
1842, was $15 00l0.- Urbana Citizen.
At Pittsburg, on Wednesday evening, the Ohio river had
six and a half feet of water in the channel, and was rising
rapidly.
TEMPERANCE IN CANADA.-It is estimated that there were
5000 persons present at the temperance meeting recently
held at Niagara Falls. Many came a distance of 30,40, and
50 miles.
MAIL ROBBERIES -A young man named Morris R. Ever-
itt, who had carried too mail for a number of years on the
route from Alligator to Tallahassee, recently extracted a
check from the mail-bag, and altered the name from A. H
Cole, to whom it was made payable, to that of A. H. Colte.
The same person, it is stated, forged an order for an amount
of goods, and obtained them. He was arrested and impri
sored at Jacksonville (E. F.) for trial.
The Indiana Statesman of the 16th ultimo says mail rob-
beries on the route from Vinceennes to Mirganfield (Ky)
have become freq'ient. Two letters recently sent with money
were opened, the contents taken, and brown paper placed
instead.
TEt MURDER OFP Ml-e HANSON.-Our readers will remem-
berthe account ofthe murder of a Miss Hanson, in Rochester,
(N H.) the particulars of which we published a week or ten
days ago. And'w F. Howard, the murderer, has confessed hie
crime, and states that, finding Miss Hanson alone in her
house, he tried to get the money, which he knew she and her
brother had in their possession, without committing violence
upon her. As she refused, however, to give up more than a
small sum, heshot her deliberately through the neck, causing
death instantaneously. He then searched her house, but
coulil only fid about $30, Miss Hanson's trunk containing
nearly $1 000 being concealed so as t- escape his observation.
The murderer has been committed to Dover jail, with his
brother, who is detained as a witness.
A WOMAN AND SIX CHILDREN LOST IN THE MOUNTAINS.
We leara. from the Holhidoysbutg (Pa.) Register that Miss
REBECA GINTEt and six children, in Cleaifield county, in
that State, recently went out in the woods to gather berries,
and unfortunately became bewildered and rambled about for
two days aid nights in the cold and rain before they were
fund, overcome with fatigue and hunger, by a detachment
of citizens who had volunteered to sweep the mountains"
in search of them.
DtSTRaESSINO MORTALITY.-Geo. HERRICK, of Charleston,
mate of the emigrant barque Renown, (shipwreck, d off the
Cape de Venrds,) and Win. Luce, Albert F. Lambert, Sethll)
Crowell, and John Johnson, seamen of the barque, died of
bilious fever on their passage to New Bedford from the Cape
tie Verds in the whaling brig Eimetine, in which they had
taken passage for New Bedford

PaRESaRVlso Eous -There is a patent in Etgland for pre
serving eggs; the cimp sition used is as follows, and, by
adopting the method, it is said, eggs have been kept two yeatt:
One bushel of quick lime, thirty-two ounces of salt, eight
ounces of cream ot tartar. Mix the whole together, with as
much water as will reduce the composition to such a consis-
tency that an egg, when put into it, will swim."

MARRIAGE.
On the let day of Aug-'at last, by the Rev. Mr. RAIoL,
SAMUEL C. McPHERSON, E-q. formerly of GCharlet
county (V'd.)to MARY VIRGINIA daughter of Captain
WM. H. BASSETT, of Washmg.on, (La.)

DEATHS.
At ihe residence of her son-in-law. WILLIAM ALLEN, Mrs
MARGARET TURNER, in t h 76 n year of her age.
Her lfueral will tate place at 10 o'clock this morning from
her late residence, Pennsylvania avenue, between 9.h and
10 h streets, which her friends are invited to attend.
At the residence of her father, in Charles county, Md, on
Friday, the 22J nciimo, after an illness of three days, of con
gestive fever, ELLEN HALL, third daughter of SAMUEL C
anil MARY M. MI RAN, sget 4 years 6 months and 19 d ys.

UrA Lecture will be delivered this evening (1Aed-
nesuav) before the Washington Literaty Asstciation at tkte school
room of Mr. Norris, on H street, between 8th and 9h, by George
P. Thornton, Etq. Subject: "Orators and oratory." The pub-
lic are respectfully invited to attend.
oct 4 S. W. WALKER, Secretary.
Ur-Tlhe Rev, Dr. Babcock, of NtW York, will
preach in the Baptist Church, 10th street, this evening, at seven
,;cl *k,. oct 4
o-Ct)MME N CEum iN* Fr. -The Commencement of the
Columbian College for the graduation of the Senior Class will
he held on Wednesday next in the First Biaptist Church, on 10th
street, Washington. Exercises to commence at 11 o'clock A. M-
The public are respectfully invited to asttnd. oct 2-2t
r Columbian H,,rticultotal Snciety.-The regular
-i ..r... ,oeetrtg of this Society will be feld at the City Halt on
Tt,,,r: "'. next, the 56h instant. The public are respectfully in.
i viled to attend. Independent of the usual monthly Exhibition, an
S Address is expected irom a member af the Society.
ort 3--3t
g^* NtOIICE.- A meeting ,f the Stockholdersofthe it ash-
in~ttn and Fredericksburg steamboat Company will be bolden
at Washington on MUnday, the 16th of October, at 1i o'clock A.
M. F. BLACK, Secretary.
e oct 2-itd
W; AHINGTON HIGH SCtHt)OL.-The subacri
e V bers are nappy in being able to inform the friends of sound
education, and especially t[,oie who encouraged them to attempt
the establishment in Washington of a school of high pretensionn,
that the extent aiid character of the support already offered afford
abundant ground of co fidence in the ultimate success of their
ent rprise.
They would also respectfully inform those parents who may be
o desirous to secure for their cons a participation in the peculiar
advantages of title institution especially in French and Mathe-
matics. that though it has been but four weeks in operation the
school is now fully organized, and that it is exceedingly import-
* ant that tbeir suis should be entered as soon as possible. Pamph-
lets containing a synopsis of their method of instruction and dis-
e cipline, and the course of study, with terms and references, may be
had at Fainham's bookstore. By averting to this it will be seen
i that, among other peculiarities in the feature, of this institution,
the French language here receives that attention which is due to
its paramount importance. This language constitutes one of the
indispensable branches of study. It is taught daily, not by an
usher temporarily employed, nor by an American who never left
t the shores of his own country, but by a native Parisian, who by
1 the experience of nearly twenty years in his profession has ac-
e quired a degree of skill and an extent of reputation attained by
o lew, and who, in addition to other inoitements to diligence, is


; stimulated to a faithful Iand assiduous discharge of his duties by a
* direct interest in the success of the school, of which he is one of
the principals. ARNOLD & GIRAULT.
S oct 4-d3iif


t 'FOR RENT, a new and c
ing house and back building, hot
fronting on H street, between t11
is very pleasantly situated, and convene
the business poit ion of the city. Terms
MICH
oct 4-etolw Corner of E andt 9th
0141Hc; HORSE, by liliam Yo
U lished by the British Society for
knowledge, new edition, (American,)
lions, together with a General History o
lion on the American Trotting Horse, hoe
an account of his remarkable performance
Ass and the Mule, by J. S. Skinner, AsM
ral and Editor of the Turf Register, 1 vol
lished and for sale by P. TAYLOR, who
valuable collection of works on the Horse,
and on every branch of Agriculture and H
imported from England by himself, and i
lowest prices in every case.
rB1HE CITY POST Ot)FI'iCS
O 7th street west, immediately north
Offie.pt3-dt
sept 23-d~t


MIS LOtUISA DORSEy,
114 BALTIMo0I ST., BALTIMORS,
Will open Paris Millinery, direct importation, on Saturday, ath
of October, at 9 o'clock.
oct4-4t [Madisonian]
TO THE PUBLIC.-Only two dollars to Baltimore.



NEW ACCOMMODATION and economical line of Stages
for Baltimore, via Btladenshbrg, Roesburg, and Vanaville,
on the old stage road, is now In operation, running trilweekly
until further notice. Arrangements are making to put on a daily
,ne. Departure is follows: Lave veWashington every Mondays
Wednesday. and Friday, at 8J o'clock ; leave Baltimore every
Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, at 8 o'clock in the morning.
Passengers will be called for and delivered in any reasonable
part of each city-no extra charge. Travellers will find this the
cheapest route, particularly the Ladies. By this arrangement
they will be called for and put out at any place they may desire,
without trouble or additional expense.
PFor seats apply at Peck's, opposite Brown's Hitel, in Wash-
ington ; and at J. Cockey's Wheatfielt Inn. Battinore.
oe-3tsaw3w w ISAIAH MEALY& CO.
A LAIY, who has had some experience in teaching, is deasi-
rous of taking charge of a number of pupils, either in a
family or in classes. A residence in one of the Southern States
would be referred. For address and reference apply to Miss
English, at the Female Seminary, Georgetown, D. C.
oct 4-cotf
PRtVATE TEACHER WANTED.-I wish to
S engage the services of a Lady capable of teaching all
the branches of an English education, together with Frensh and
Masic. A letter, with references, addressed to me at Aq iasco,
Prince George's county, (Md.) will reivei immediate attention.
nct 4-Staw2w oSAMUFL C. MORAN.
SALIE-MAN WAWTED.-Wanted, inadry gotdsastoro,
a young man familiar with the business, and who can coma
well recommended for capacity, integrity, ant general good cha-
racter. None other need apply. Address X. Y., thronah she
post office, oct 4-It
NOTICE OP REMOVAL.-J. M. CARLISLE. Attar.
L ney and Counsellor, has removed his residence and office
together to th6 corner of 4J and D streets, opposite the Court-
house Office entrance lower story fronting the City Hall.
oct B3-dtfif
F I BiHElRY.-The subscriber bhas for rent a Pisheiyon the
SPotomac river, opposite Mount Vernon, and which she will
let on accommodating terms to a good tenant.
MARY WEBSTER,
oct 4-2,w4w Abinglon. Harford County. Md.
N ION HOTEL (Georgetown, FOR R ENT.-Tbhls
S large and elegant House, long known as the Uninn Tavern
in this town, is now for rent. This establishment is not surpass-
ed by any in the District for the accommodation of travellers and
boarders. Any person qualified for the business cannot fail to do
well in this house. Possession ean be had on the 1st day of No-
vember next. It wil be rented for one or three years. PFor
terms apply to either WM. S. NICHOLLS,
JOHN KURIZ,or
E. M. LINTHICUM,
oct 4-d3w Georgetown.
ANSION HOUSE HOTEL, NATUnLEZ, MIS.
SISSIPPt.-TIhe subscriber, formerly of the City
Hotel, New Orleinas, and late of the Verandah, has, at a great
expense, thoroughly renovated and refurnished the Mansion
House of th a city, and will open it about the middle of October.
He flatters himself that the accommodation for families is not
surpassed, and 'hat the general arrangement of the house offers
ts much comfort for the travelling public as any other in the
Southern country.
He solicits the patronage of his old friends and the public
generally. WILL M BISHOP.
oct 4-2w Natchez Sept. 21. 1843.
il ICE-HOU'E AND LOT FOR .ALE AT
PUBLIC AUCTION without reserve.- -On
S Thursday afternoon, the 10th instant, at 4 o'clock, I
will sell at public sale, on the premises, an Ice-house and Lot near
,he corner of Maryland avenue and 3d street. The house is built
in the most substantial manner, and the location is decidedly one
f the best in the city for securing ice, let 28, square C, being
immediately on the canal.
Terms of sale : One quarter cash, the balance in three equal
payments of six, nine, and twelve months, for approved endurs-
ed notes, bearing interest. WM. MARSHALL,
oct 4-itda Auctioneer.
BETTER AND CAP P'APEM.-W. FISCHRR has
jistt received by the schooners L. L. Sturgees and Dodge,
rom New York, 800 reams of Letter and Cap Paper, embracing
very description of those sizes manufactured, at intermediate
ricee, fromI 51 60 to 89 the roam. Also, Polio Post, Demi, and
Wediim Writing Paper, with a complete assortment of every
iroile in the Stationery line, of the beat quality, constantly for
sale on the most reasonable terms, at Stationers' Hall
oct 4-3taw3w
OMBS AND BnUSttES.-W. PISCHEh has just
opened a choice assortment of Shell Tuck and Side Cotmbs,
Pne-teeth, Picket and Dresaing Combs, Hair, Clbthes, Hat,
Gomh, Teeth, Nail, Plate, and Shaving Bcuahes. Also, an ex-
roneive supply of Sable and Camels hair Pitchas, Sash tools,
Varnish, Graining, Dusting, and ShoeBrusahes. All of which
ore constantly kept for sale at reduced prices at Stationers' Hall.
oct 4 -3taw3w
SUwBY & DUVALL, Merchau. Taltors, adjoining
S Gadnby's Hotal. Pennaylvau ia sanoue, have Just received
direct from New York a choice assortment of Fash;onable Pall
ind Winuter Goods, consisting of superfine Prench and English
Cloths. Cassimeres, and Vestings, which they will make up to or-
ter in the most superior manner at moderate prices for asza u oc
in time to puncstal customers.
We have also received a great variety of fancy articles for gen-
ttemen's wear, such as Scarls, Cravats, Stocks, Hdklfs Gloves,
Suspenders, Silk and Merino Shirts and Drawers, Umbrellas, &o.
Our Iriends ant the public are respectfully invited to give us
Scallop oct 4-2 fl LAN NEtS, CASSIN E-GIS, BLANK LiETr, AND
CHEAP GAIRPI.TING.-We this day open, fresh
from New York and Philadelpihia-
47 pieces 4 4, all wool, white shirting Flannel, at 25 cents
34 do 78 do vey fioe, do at 31 do
3 do 6-4 extra soft Domet shrouding Flannel, an es*.
gant article
97 do extra super chintz Calicoes, new style, at 10 to L2
60 do rich Furniture Prints, at 7 cents
23 do exta heavy milled and fine finish Ssttinets, at 31
to 6i cenis
Heavy 6 4 blue and dark Pilot Cl the, at 75 ots. worth tl 25
3 pieces heavy 6 4 figured Floor Cloths, drab ane green
grounds
85 do auction-buught soft finish Irish Linens
Heavy Asphaltum Casbiuasres, for office oats, at 81 2
40 pairs fi-sh Blankets, trom 32 to 65 per pair
10 pieces auction Carpets, iogrin and Venetian
5 bales heavy brown Sheetiungs end Shirtinga, at6 cents
30 pieces coarse cheap Linseys and Jeans, tor servants
200 pairs cou.itry knit Socks
II pieces cheap Broad. loths, from $2 to $3 per yard.
H. C. SPALDING & CO.,
2d store west from 8th street, between 8,h and 9.h streets.
oct 4-eu3oit&3tcp


HANDOiUME FURNITURE AT AUCTION.
On Wednesday morning, llth instant, at 10 o'clock., I
wiil sell, at the residence of Mis. Bowen, situated on the north.
west corner of 6 h and D streets, a handsome and extensive
assortment of Furniture, comprising almost every artiste used ia
housekeeping. 'Ihe principal part of the furniture is nearly
iew and of superior quality, having been expressly made to
irder, and is not the least injured. The sale will be without
eerve, as the owner is about to leave the city, and must peet-
lively be sold, viz:
I very handsome spring seat Sofa and Lnunge to match
1 do do Pier Table, marble top
Card and Dining Tables, Pier and Mantel Glasses
Walnut Chairs, Sideboard, Candelabrae
Plated Candlesticks, Snuffer and Tray
1 set very handsome Window CUI tains, poles, and ornaments
Three-ply Parlor Carpets of superior quality, nearly naw
Oil Paintings, Wardrobes, Bureaus
Bedsteads, Beds and Bedding, Washatands
hIables, Cbairs, Chamber Carpets
Andirons, Shovel and Tongs, Toilet Glasses
Passage and Stair Carpets, Hall Lamp
I1 v white Dinner set, modern style, also part of two Dinner sets
With a large assortm nt of Crockery, Glassware, and Kitchena
furniture and culinary articles.
Also, I very superior Piano, of fine tone and touch, and said to
be equal to any thing in the District
1 very handsome Russia Grate, nearly new
I Air tightSiove, 1 Cooking Stove, 3 Chamber Stoves
Also, about eight or ten cords of Oak Woid, cut ready feoruse.
Terms of sale : All sums under $30 cash, over $30 a credit of
two and three months for approved endorsed notes bearing interest.
oct 4-ilts WM. MARSHALL, Auctioneer.
S OIUISEIOLI FUIRNITUtte AT AU)TtsON.-
On Thursday morning next, at 10 o'clock, we shalt sellia
front of our auction store a variety of excellent Household Par-
niture, amongst which are-
Mahogany hair-seat Chairs, mahogany Sofa and Rocker
Dressing and plain Bureaus, mahogany Sideboard
Dining and other Tables, cane and wood seat Chairs
Mantel Glasses, Pier Tables, high and French-post Bedsteads
Feather Beds, Carpets, Mattresses, An.
A lot of good Bedding, Clocks, Crockery Wars, &c.
A large lot of Music, with a variety of articles useful to
housekeepers not necessary to be enumerated, and some
Kitchen Furniture.
Also 20 boxes Soap, and partof a cask of Oil.
Terms: Under $20, cash; over $20, a credit of 60 days, for
approved endorsed cotes, bearing interest.
ROBT. W. DYER & CO.
oct 4-2t [Globe] Auctioneers.


omfortable Ouric k well-
Ith containing ten rooms, f Ths a
Ith and l12th. The above Sa e CThis Day,
ut to the public offices or
reat-uable. Aply to HOUSEHOLD D FURNITURE AT AUCTION.
IAEL O'BRIEN, .H On Wednesday, the 4th October, at half pist 10 o'clock
streets, or next door. A. M., we shall sell, over the store of Mr. Allen, on Pi.ansylva-
nia avenue, between 9th and 10th streets, a variety of Household
ouatt.-Originally pub- Furniture, such as-
the Diffusion of Useful Cane-seat Chairs, mahogany hair-seat Sofa
with numerous illustra- Mahogany pillar dining Table, handsome pair Card Tables
f the Horse; a Disserta- Large gilt pier Glass, mahogany Sideboard
w trained and jockeyed i Mantel Clock, Window Curtains, Venetian Blinds
es ; and an Essay on the Parlor, stair, and chamber Carpets, Heasrth Rugs
distant Postmaster Gene- Andirons, Shovels, Tongs, and Fenders
mime octavo. Just pub- High-post and other Bedsteads, Beds, Mattresses
o has for sale a large and Bureaus, Wardrobes, Washstands, Toilet Sets, e.
s, on Farriery, on Cattle, With many other articles not necessary to be enumerated, aan
[nausbandry, many of them a variety of Kitchen requisites.
all of them for sale at the Terms: All sums of and under 325, cash; over $25, a credit
oct 4 of three months, for approved endorsed notes, bearing interest.
i has been removed to ROBERT W. DYER & CO.
rth of the General Post sep 30-dts Auctioneers.
Sr The house Is for rent, and possession given immediately a%
WM. JONES, P.M. ter the sale. R. W. D. & CO.


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UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, Medical
Department, Sesslon of 1843-44.-The Lectures
will commence on Monday, November 6th, and be continued, un-
der the following arrangement, to the middle of March ensuing:
Practice and Theory ol Medicine, by Nathaniel Chapman, M. D.
Chemistry, by Robert Hare, M. D.
Surgery, by William Gibson, M. D.
Anatomy, by William E. Horner, M. D.
Institutes of Medicine, by Samuel Jackson, M. D.
Material Medica and Pharmacy, by George B. Wood, M. D.
Obetetrics and the Diseases of Women and Children, by Hugh
L. BHadge, M. D.
A course of Clinical Lectures and Demonstrations, in connex-
ion with the above, is given at the Philadelphia Hospital.
SClinical Medicine, by W. W. Gerhard, M. D.
Clinical Surgery, by Drs. Gibson and Horner.
Clinical Instruction in Medicine is also given from the 1st day
of November to the 3 Lt day of March by Dr. Wood, in the
Pennsylvania Hospital.
The rooms for Practical Anatomy will be opened October 1st,
and continued so to the end of March. They are under the
charge of Paul Beck Goddard, M. D., Demonstrator, with a su-
pervIsion on the part of Dr. Horner.
W. E. HORNER, M. D.,
Dean of the Medical Faculty, 263 Chestnut street, Philadelphia.
sept 6-2awdtNovl5&lawcp
J EFFERSON MEDICAL COLLEGE, Session
1843-44.-The regular Course of Lectures will com-
mence on Monday, the 6th of November, and end on the last day
of February.
Robley Dunglison, M. D., Professor of Institutes of Medcine, &c.
Robert M. Huston, M. D., Professor of Materia Medica and
General Therapeutics.
Joseph Pancoast, M. D., Professor of General, Descriptive, and
Surgical Anatomy.
John K. Mitchell, M. D Professor of Practice of Medicine.
Thomas D. Mutter, M. D., Professor of Institutes and Practice
of Surgery.
Charles D. Meigs, M. D., Professor of Obstetrics and Diseases
of Women and Children.
Franklin Bache, M. D., Professor of Chemistry.
Instruction in Practical Anatomy will be given at the College
from the first of October until the end of March by the Professor
and Demonstrator of Anatomy; and Lectures and Practical II-
lustrations at the Philadelphia Hospital, regularly through the
course, by Dr. Dunglison on Clinical Medicine, Dr. Pancoast on
Clinical Surgery, and at the Dispensary of the College by Pro
fessorsof the Institution. R. M. HUSTON, M. D.
sept 13-eod2w Dean of the Faculty.
C OLUMBIAN COLLEGE, District of Columbia.
The Lectures in the Medical Department of this Institution
will commence on the first Monday in November annually and
continue until the first of March.
During this period full courses will be delivered on the various
branches of Medicine by-
THOMAS SZWALL, M. D. Professor of Pathology and the Prac-
tice of Medicine.
HARvEY LntDsLy, M. D. Professor of Obstetrics and the Dis-
eases of Women and Children.
THOMAS MiL.sa, M.D. Professor of Anatomy and Physiology.
JoSe M. THOMAS, M. D. Professor of Materia Medica and
Therapeutics.
WIUAIM P. JOHNSTOS, M. D. Professor of Surgery.
SAMUEL C. SMOOT, M. D. Demonstrator of Anatomy.
BENJAMIN HALLOWELL, Professor of Chemistry and Pharmacy.
The entire expense of a course of Lectures by all the Professors
Is 870. Dissecting tickets $10.
Good board can be procured at from $2 50 to 83 per week.
W. P. JOHNSTON, M. D.
may 8-wtlstNov Dean of the Faculty.
ENERAL AGENCY.-WILLIAM A. BRADLEt
and THOMAS L. THRUSTON have opened an office in
Washington, D. C., in Gadeby's Hotel, and will devote their time
to the settlement of claims of every description before Congress
and the several Departments of the Government, including claims
for military and navy pensions; for lands under the pre-emption
and other laws ; claims arising under treaties, &c. ; the settle-
ment of accounts of disbursing agents who cannot attend in per-
son ; the purchase and sale of real estate; the collection of bills
and notes or other evidences of debt.
Any business which may be entrusted to them will bo faitlh-
fully and promptly attended to at moderate charges, and all mo
neys received will be promptly transmitted on the day of their
receipt.
Letters, post paid, addressed to Bradley & Thruston, Washing-
ton, D. C. will meet with instant attention.
References may be made to the members of both Houses of
Congress, and to the residents of Washington generally, and to
The Han. ABBaoTT LAWRENCE, Boston.
J. J. PA..Ma, Esq. President of Merchants' Bank, New York.
RiCHAaD PETRas, Esq. Reporter of Supreme Court, Philad.
JOHN sGk.xN, Esq. Baltimore.
The Hon. JOHN MoLEAN, Judge of the Supreme Court, Ohie.
ALPRanD THriSUSTON, Esq. Louisville, Kentucky.
The Hun. CHAItXs M. Cosa.AD, New Orleans.
Do. LUKE E. LAWLESS, St. Louis, Mo.
Do. CHARLIS F. MBacui, Floiida.
His Excellency Gov. CALL, Florida.
den 16-dtf
LOTS, CASSIMERES AND VESTING jusi
received, consisting of in part, viz:
18 pieces genuine French Black Cloths
20 do beet west of England wool-dyed Black Cloths
16 do do Invisible Green do do
10 do do Blue do do
10 do do Olive Green do do
10 do do London Smoke do do
6 do do Grass Green do do
10 do do wool-dyed B'ack Cassimeres
20 do do assorted colors do
5 do do Black Satin Vestings
10 do do do Silk Velvets
13 do do super Cashmere Vestings daily expected,
Which we have made up to order in the best styles and short-
est notice from 15 to 25 per cent. less than any other establish
meant in the city. Pits guarantied in all cases. Cash on delive
ry. Provided any article should not fit, if returned in a few days
after the delivery the money will be returned.
HALL & BROTHER,
two doors from 8th street, opposite the Centre Market.
sept 5-3taw4w&law4wcp
ENSION AGENCY.-The subscriber, for the last ter.
years, having been engaged in the examination of claims
for Revolutionary services in the Pension Office, being well ac
quainted with the pension laws, and the sources from which pro'
of service may be derived, and having left the Pension Office
now offers his services as an agent for the prosecution of claim,
before that office, or any of the Departments.
Those whose claims have been suspended or rejected at the
Pension Office may command his services by addressing him,
postpaid. Charges moderate, and attention prompt.
Reference may be made to the present delegation in Congrest
from the several States, with most f whom he is acquainted.
feb 4-d&cptf HENRY H. SYLVESTER.
ALATHIEL, by Croly .2 vols. bound. New edition
large type, price 75 cents.
may v4 F. TAYLOR.
STEACHER WANTED.-The Visiters and Uovernors
A of Washington College, in Kent county, wish to engage
the services of some gentleman qualified to instruct in all thl
branches of an English education, and to a person possessing the
requisite qualifications, a salary of 8300, in addition to all the tu-
ition money, will be given.
Applications (post paid) to be made to the subscriber on or be-
fore the let day of October next.
JAMES B. RICAUD,
Secretary of the Board of Visiters and Governors,
sept 9-3taw3w Chestertown, Maryland.
R. PUSEY'S SERMON-"The holy Eucharist, a
comfort to the penitent" -preached before the University
in the Cathedral Church of Christ, in Oxford, on the fourth Sun-
day after Easter. A Statement of Facts in relation to the recent
ordination in St. Stephen's Church, New York, by Drs. Smith
and Authon. Both just received for sale by
july 25 P. TAYLOR.
V3'HE YOUNG vEA OFFICER'S SHEET AN-
CHUOR, a key to practical seamanship, rigging, &c. new
edition. New York, 1843, with additions by Geo. W. Blunt, 1
volume.
Also, a new and accurate method of finding a Ship's Position
at Sea, lully explained and illustrated by problems, examples,
and plates, with rules for practice and examples from actual ob-
servation, by Capt. Thomas H. Sumner, 1 volume, 1843.
Also, Bowditch's Navigator, Maury's Navigation, Riddle's Na-
vigation, Raper's Navigation, Falconer's Marine Dictionary, Kieth
' on the Globes, Nautical Almanacs for 1844, 1846, and 1846, Na
val Laws, Blunt's Coast Pilot, Requisite Tables for the Nautical
Almanac, Griffith on Seamanship, Pordyce's Naval Routine, Hut-
ton's Mathematical Tables, Bailey's Astronomical Tables, Mac
kenzie's Marine Surveying, Robson's Marine Surveying, Stephen-
son's Marine Surveying, Belcher's Marine Surveying, and a val
able collection of all the best works on nautical science and na-
val service, Mathematics, Gunnery, Court Martial, &c. Many of
them imported from E gland direct by F. TAYLOR. For sale
at the lowest prices in every case. oct 2
E-- ENGLISH BOOKS just imported by P. TAY-
LOR.-The Revolutions, lnsurrectins, and Conspiracies
of Europe, by W. Cooke Taylor, author of The Natural History
of Society ; 2 volumes, London, 1843. Memoirs of a Prisoner of
State in the Fortress of Spielberg, by Alexander Andryane, fel-
low captive of Count Confalonieri ; 2 volumes, with an Appendix
by Maroncelli, the companion of Silvio Pellico. Reid's Moral
Philosophy, and Essays on the active powers of the Husan Mind ;
an Inquiry into the Human Mind on the principles of Common
Sense ; and an Essay on Quantity; by Thos Reid, D D. F.R.S.E.
with a Memoir of the Author by Dugald Stewart; new edition,
London, 1843 ; with notes and additions by Rev. G. N. Wright,
M.A. 1 volume. The Poems of Chaucer modernized, by Words-


worth and Leigh Hunt, 1 volume. Clarke's Introduction to He-
raldry, I volume. Phillips's Lectures on Painting, I vol. Lord
Brougham's Political Philisophy, 2 vols. 1843. oct 3
S ITUATION WAN TEID.-A young gentleman, gradu-
ated at Williams's College, Massachusetts, and who has had
some experience in teaching, desires a situation as teacher in an
academy, select school, or private family. Unexceptionable tes-
timonials of moral character and ability to teach the common and
higher branches of the English language, together with the Latin
and Greek, can be given from the Faculty ofWilliams's College,
the Trustees of Leicester Academy, Massachusetts, Hon. John
Davis, :nd Rev. John Nelson, D. D, Leicester, Massachusetts.
Any communication, post paid, addressed to the last named gen-
tlemen, or to EDW. F. WATSON, Wilkinson's Shop, Virginia,
will receive prompt attention, sep 23-
Are4.ATTENTION ANTIQUARIANS I-The
TF191IHouse and Lot where Mary, the mother of Washington,
lived and died, in Fredericksburg, Va., will be sold on
the premises on Saturday, the 21st of October next. The lot is
eligible situated in the midst of the best society, and contains the
half of one square. The buildings are extensive, and may be
bought entire or in three tenements, as they are now occupied.
Having removed to my present residence at Union Theological
Seminary, I have determined to sell, and will make the terms
accommodating.
sept 23-lawti SAMUEL B. WILSON.
DEATH, a Poem, by the author of Ahasuerus, in 1 vol.
Just published and this day received by
ang 18 F.TAYLOR.


VALUABLE FARM AND WOODLANDS AT
PRIVATE SALEnear WASHINGTON CITY.
This estate is situated about two and a half miles from the Cen-
tre Market, northwest of the Columbian College, adjoining the
lands of Dr. Worthington and Messrs. Holmead and Pearce. It
contains 300 acres, from 80 to one hundred in cultivation, chiefly
set in timothy, orchard-grass, and clover, and nearly 200 acres
wood, considerable portions of which are heavily timbered. The
uncleared lands are of excellent quality, and the cultivated por-
tions have been found to be kind and easily improved, lime,
ashes, and plaster having been abundantly applied by my father,
the recent owner, with the finest effect. By a recent survey
these lands have been divided into the following portions:
Lot 1, containing about 128 acres, with the improvements, con-
sisting of a dwelling-house, barn, stable, manager's house, negro
quarters, and other out-buildings, all erected within the last two
years. Thie dwelling ie in the cottage style, having piazzas on
thrle sides, forming a square of fifty feet. It has six rooms on
the principal floor, a stone basement, and comfortable attics.
The situation is elevated and commands a fine prospect. There
are young and extensive orchards, comprising the choicest varie-
ties of fruit.
Lot 2, containing about fifty acres. Upon this portion there is
a beautiful building site and excellent stone quarries. It is bound-
ed on the south by the county road leading to Pearce's Mill. The
soil is good, and admirably adapted to the purpose of market
gardening.
To each of these Lots there is an abundance of wood.
Lot 3, containing thirty-seven acres two roods and thirty-five
perches, chiefly in wood.
Lot 4, containing thirty four acres three roods and twenty-
three perches, also in wood.
Lot 6, containing thirty-four acres three roodssand sixteen
perches, heavily timbered and rich.
Upon each of these Lots there are good building sites, over-
looking the Washington and Rockville Turnpike. The water is
excellent, and a stream runs through the whole tract. From
their proximity to the city, and the perfect healthiness of the
region, these lands are deemed te be desirable.
The title is perfect.
Mr. King, the manager, will show the boundaries, and for
price and other particulars, apply to me, at Georgetown, D. C.
I am only induced to dispose of this property from a desire to
locate myself in one of the States, with a view to the practice of
my profession.
sept 21-2aw4wcp RICHARD W. REDIN.
Oi ERRITORIAL ESTATE, MARYLAND, North
r America.-Messrs. Davis and Vigers are instructed to
sell by auction, on Tuesday, 14th November, unless previously
disposed of, a fine property, consisting of 12,700 acres, situate in
Maryland, United States, which, from its agricultural resources,
favorable situation, and vast capabilities of improvement, is most
deserving the attention of those who with moderate fortunes are
desirous of retirement and independence with the profitable em-
ployment of capital. The estate is situate fifteen miles west of
Hancock and twenty-two miles east of Cumberland, and distant
only seventeen days' journey from England. It is bounded on the
south by the Ohio Canal, the Baltimore and Ohio Railway, and
the river Potomac, and on the north by the great Western Turn-
pike road from Baltimore and Washington to the Western States.
The climate is remarkably salubrious and agreeable, and adapted
to European constitutions. The soil is fertile and produces ex-
cellent wheat, beans, barley, clover, and all other produce and
fruits of Britain, with the addition of maize, tobacco, grapes, and
the produce of the South. There is a very comfortable cottage
residence now occupied by the family of the proprietor, situated
in the midst of 200 across of cleared and cultivated land; also, a
powerful steam mill, with stones and pit saws; sheds, stores,
stables, and workmen's dwellings. The post office is only two
and a half miles off, and two mail and four other coaches pass
the estate daily. The land is principally woodland, of the finest
and most valuable description of timber. The mineral resources
are remarkably rich. Iron is abundant and coal is found in sev-
eral situations. There are also sulphur springs, which are con-
sidered of importance. In order to give confidence and to enable
the party to satisfy himself of the eligibility of his purchase,
Messrs. Davis & Vigers are instructed to make it one of the condi-
tions of sale that the purchaser shall have the power to annual the
sale within three months, and without assigning any cause.
For further information and particulars, apply to J. J. SPEED,
Esq., Baltimore, Maryland, Messrs. J. C. & H. FRESHFIELD,
5 New Bank Buildings, and Messrs. DAVIS & VIxans, No. 3
Frederick's Place, Old Jewry, London.
sep 8-eol5t
E DEN ISLAND FOR SALE, situated in the Poto
mac river, about twenty-five miles above Washington and
Georgetown, in the county of Montgomery, Maryland.
This beautiful tract contains about 360 acres of cleared land,
and has long been celebrated as one of the most fertile and pro-
ductive islands of the upper Petomac. The soil is of fine allu-
vial quality, perfectly inexhaustible, and capable in its present
condition of yielding ten barrels of corn per acre through its
whole extent. Its adaptation to the growth of tobacco, wheat, and
hemp is not less remarkable, The land is now in good order,
having been cultivated on the alternating system, and would yield
at once a rich return to the hand of the industrious agriculturist.
The healthiness of the situation has been thoroughly tested by a
residence of several years. Every convenience for immediate
occupation would be found on the premises, consisting of a com-
modious and moderately sized brick dwelling house, ice-house,
pump of excellent water, barn, stables, and quarters, most oat
them new and all in good condition. A large and thrifty orchard
of peach trees yields fruit plentifully. Fuel in endless abundance
is supplied by the majestic growth of trees which skirt the whole
island, at once giving beauty to the scenery and stability to the
shores. The latter have been found, in fact, rapidly to extend
from the deposit of earth left by the waters. It may be added
that the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, being almost at the door,
affords ready access to the markets of the District, by water,
throughout nearly the entire year.
The terms may be made known on application to Mrs. MARY
B. SiLDzN, near Alexandria, D. C., or to LucIus CARY SSLDEN,
Belmont P. 0., Loudoun counmity, Va.
aug 9-2aw2mo
ON EYWOOD MILLS FOR SALE.-This pro.
perty is in Berkeley county, Virginia ; itis situated at Dam
No. 5, on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal and the Potomac river.
The dam is built across that river ; it cost 560,000 ; tis a fall of
seventeen feet nine inches at low water, and is kept in repair by
the Canal Company. The merchant mill is sixty by seventy
feet, has three full stories besides the roof. It is built most sub-
stantially, and contains more than twelve thousand perches of
masonry. It has two run of stones, with the privilege of two
more, for which the machinery is now ready. A frame mill also
is adjoining, having two run of stories, with a saw mill running
two saws, with circular saws for butts, &c. There are also a kiln
for drying corn, corn-houses, a large and well-finished brick
house, containing thirteen rooms, with the necessary offices,
together with five other substantial and commodious houses cal-
culated for several families. There are ten acres of land attached
to the premises, but as much more would be sAd as might be de-
sirable. This property is abundantly supplied with excellent
water, and is one of the most healthy in the county, being free
from all bilious and autumnal diseases. It is immediately ad-
ioining the Canal, and is in the finest and most fertile section of
Virginia and Maryland, being within seven miles of the county of
Franklin n Pennsylvania, and about four miles from the Hedgs-
ville depot of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. It is adapted to
a cotton or wool factory, being in the midst of a dense white po-
pulation, with the price of labor and living very cheap. On the
completion of the Canal or Railroad, it will be in direct commu-
nication with the wool-growing counties of western Virginia and
Pennsylvania. This property is subject to a water rent of $100
per annum to the Canal Company, and of $30 a year rent on one
of the warehouses if used, built on the Maryland side for receiv-
ing grain and merchandise. It must be taken under the same
terms with regard to the Canal company as it is now held. Pos-
session to be given on the let July, 1844. The terms of payment
will be accommodating. Address
sep 7-eolOt W. WOODVILLE, Baltimore.
VALUABLE REAL ESTATE FOR SALE.-
The subscriber will dispose of a valuable Farm, consisting
of portions of the lauds lately purchased by him of Arthur P.
West and the late George Calvert, Esqs., containing, by a recent
survey, four hundred and twenty-six and three eighth acres.
One hundred acres or more of the same are in valuable wood and
timber, the balance is arable land, well adapted to the growth sf
tobacco, corn, and small grain ; a portion of which is now in corn
and the residue in clover. The above estate is well watered, and
has four fine springs upon it, and is under excellent fencing. It
adjoins the lands of j. B. Brooke, Arthur P. West, and H. C.
Scott Esqa. and the Mount Airy estate, the residence of Ed. H.
Calvert, Esq. It lies on the main road from vl ashington to Not-
tingham, about six miles from the latter place and Upper Marl.
born', and thirteen miles from Washington. It is presumed that
a further description is unnecessary, as those wishing to purchase
will no doobt call and judge for themselves.
Terms of sale : One-third cash on the day of sale and the bal-
ance of the purchase maney in equal instalments, secured by
satisfactory bonds, payable in one, two, and three years, with in-
terest from tho day of sale, and a deed will be given to the pur-
chaser upon the payment of dhi whole purchase money. Gen-
tlemen wishing any further information on the subject, or to view
the premises, will call at the residence of the subscriber, Poplar
Hill, Prince George's county, Maryland, or upon Daniel C.
Digges, Esq., Upper Marlboro', who is authorized to effect a sale
sep 2-2aw6w ROBT. D. SEWALL.
A VALUABLE ESTATE F'OR SALE.-The sub-
scriber will sell at private sale, on accommodating terms,
his plantation, known by the name of B~wieville, and lying in
Prince George's county, Maryland containing 754 acres of land
It abounds in wood and meadow land, and is well watered. The
dwelling, built aj great cost, and out of the best materials, stands
on a commanding eminence, overlooking a beautiful conutry. It
h is every necessary out-building, with tobacco-houses sufficient
to cure eighty hogsheads of tobacco.
In speaking of the fertility of its soil, it is enough to say that
this plantation lies in the centre of that delightful region of coun-
try known as the Forest of Prince George's," which, for beau-
tiful scenery, salubrity of climate, natural fertility of soil, present
high state of agricultural improvement, as well as for the respec-
tability of thIe inhabitants, and elevated and refined state of soci-
ety, cannot be surpassed by any section of country in the United
States.


When all these advantages are considered, together with its
vicinity to the three great marts for all agrioiltural productions,
viz : Baltimore, Annapolis, and the District of Columbia, with
many other local circumstances growing out of its situation, it is
deemed one of the most desirable country seats that has ever
been offered either to the speculator or lover of rural life.
If not sold before, it will be exposed at public sale on Thurs-
day, the 19th of October next, if faii, if not, the next fair day.
ROBERT BOWIE.
sept 20-2awts Good Luck P. 0., Prince George's county.
G ENEVIEVE AND MARCELIN,AND OTHER
TALES, translated from the French of J. N. Bouilly.
Contents: Genevieve and Marce.in; The Cab Driver; The Coal
Carrier's Medal; George and Theodore; The Savings Bank;
The Charity Soups; Joseph the Fireman. Just published and
for sale at the Bookstore ofR. FARNHAM, corner of 11lth street
and Pennsylvania avenue. July 26
GARRET ANDERSON has just received a handsome
assortment of Bibles, Catholic and Episcopal Prayer Books.
Also, of Jsvenile Drawing Books, and Children's Books suitable
for presents; and keeps constantly on hand a general assortment
of School Books and Stationery of every description, which he
offers for sale on as reasonable terms as can be found in the Dis-
trict aug 8-2awlm
M S. GORE'S NEW NOVEL, The Banker's Wife
or Court and City, just published in Harpers' cheap series
(price 15 cents,) and this day received for sale by
sept28 F.TAYLOR.


BOARDING SCHOOL FOR BOYS,
Burlington, New Jersey.
T HE School established and for nearly twenty years con-
ductad by one of the subscribers will be reopened on the
first of the eleventh month (November) next.
Instruction will be given in all the ordinary branches of a good
English education ; in the Latin, Greek and French languages;
in the higher departments of mathematics; in practical surveying
and civil engineering, and in natural philosophy, astronomy, che-
mistry, and botany.
Regular lectures will be delivered on the subjects of natural
philosophy and chemistry, in which the principles of those
sciences will be familiarly explained and illustrated by experi-
ments, with an extensive collection of apparatus. A small build-
ing on the premises, erected for an observatory, will be refur-
nished with a good telescope, transit instrument, clock, sextant,
&c., arnd will thus afford opportunity for interesting observations
and practical instruction in the science of astronomy.
The students will be regarded as forming part of the family of
the Principals, and their deportment and morals will be objects of
particular attention.
The school year will be divided into two sessions of five months
each, commencing respectively on the first of the eleventh
month, (November,) and the first of the fifth month (May.) The
terms will be one hundred dollars per session, payable in advance
and at the same rate for a shorter period. There will be no ex-
tra charges ex -ept for the necessary books and stationery, or
articles of clothing, &c. furnished at the request of parents.
Benjamin V. Marsh, who has been for several years associated
with the subscribers in the institution in which they are at present
engaged, will take part in the general instruction and charge
of the students.
For further information either of the subscribers may be ad-
dressed, at West Haverford, Delaware county, Pennsylvania, or
after the middle of the ninth month, (September,) at Burlington,
New Jersey. JOHN GUMMERE.
june 10-law4wlaf.tf SAMUEL J. GUMMERE.
P RIVATE EDUCATION.-The twenty-first session of
my seminary for youth will open on the let day of October
next and close on the 1st of August following.
The course of instruction is liberal, intended to prepareyoung
gentlemen for a judicious entrance into college and seminarifs of
higher grade. The subjects taught are English, Latin, French,
Composition, Civil History, the elements of Natural and Moral
Philosophy, the evidences of Christianity, Arithmetic, Algebra,
the elements of Geometry, Geography, the Globes, and Book-
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The charge for the scholastic year of ten months is $200, pay-
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embraced in the above, such as other languages, music, &c. will
be separate charges. Competent teachers will be employed when
required.
No pupil is admitted for a shorter period than 10 months unless
by special agreement; and none over 14 years who have not been
previously members of my family unless under special circum-
stances. The number of pupils admitted will be limited to 16 or
16, who all reside in my family and form a part of it. None others
are admitted ; thus forming a family circle and realizing the ad-
vantage of private family discipline, and to a certain extent the
benefit of public instruction.
The discipline is strict, parental, and methodical, and is address-
ed mainly to the heart and good sense of my pupils, where prac-
ticable, lather than to their fears.
The situation is at a distance from the bustle of business, re-
mote and retired, on the margin i f the city of Washington, next
to Georgetown, D. ., at which latter post office letters should be
addressed to me.
I beg leave to refer to Gen. Walter Jones, Gen. Roger Jones,
Tench Ringgold, Esq. Col. Wi. Brent, John P. Ingle, Esq., and
Jeremiah W. Bronaugh, Esq. of Washington, and to Dr. Benj. S.
Bohrer and Win. Robinson, Esq. of Georgetown, D. C. and to
Thomas Ritchie, Esq. the Hon. Ben). Watkins Leigh, and Dr.
George Watson. of Richmond, Virginia, and to Gen. J. H. Cooke,
Bremo, near Winnsville, Va.
aug 30-eotSeptl0&lawtOctt0 WM. BRENT, Jr.
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SANDS'S SARSAPARILLA.
IMPROVEMENT in whatever regards the happiness and
welfare of our race is constantly on the maroh to perfection,
and with each succeeding day some new problem is solved or
some profound secretrevealed, having an importantand direct bear-
ing over man's highest destinies. If we tdke a retrospective view
over the past twenty years, how is the mind struck with wonderl
What rapid strides has science made in every department of civil-
ized life, particularly in that which relates to the knowledge of the
human system in health and disease! How valuable and indis-
pensable are the curative means recently discovered through the
agency of chemistry How does the imagination kindle and our
admiration glow at the ingenuity, the near approach to the stand-
ard of perfection of the present time I Through the elaborate
investigations of Physiology, or the science of life, and the pa-
thology of prevalent diseases, much valuable practical knowledge
has ben gained. In consequence of becoming acquainted with
the organization, the elements of the various tissues and struc-
tures of the system, remedies have been sought after and discov-
ered exactly adapted to combine with, neutralize, and expel mor-
bific matter, the cause of disease, and substitute healthy action in
its place. The beautiful simplicity of this mode of treatment is
not only suggested by the pathology of diseases, not only grateful
to the sufferer, but perfectly in consonance with the operations of
nature, and satisfactory to the views and reasoning of every in-
telligent reflecting mind It is thus that Sands's Sarsaparilla, a
scientific combination of essential principles of the most valuable
vegetable substances, operates upon the system. The Sarsapa-
rilla is combined with the most effectual aids, the most salutary
productions, the most potent simples of the vegetable kingdom;
and its unprecedented success in the restoration to health of
those who had long pined under the most distressing chronic
maladies, has given it an exalted character, furnishing as it does
evidence of its own intrinsic value, and recommending it to the
afflicted in terms the afflicted only can know. It has long been
a most important desideratum in the practice of medicine to obtain
a remedy similar to this-one that would act on the liver, sto-
mach, and bowels with all the precision and potency of mineral
preparations, yet without any of their deleterious effects upon the
vital powers of the system.

The attention of the reader is respectfully called to the follow-
ing certificates. However great achievements have heretofore
been made by the use of this invaluable medicine, yet daily ex-
perienceshaws results still more remarkable. The proprietors here
avail themselves of the opportunity of saying it is a source of
constant satisfaction that they are made the means of relieving
such an amount of suffering.
NswARK, N J. DBCesMBER 13, 1842.
Messrs. Sands: Gentlemen : Words cannot express the
gratitude I feel for your treatment to me, a stranger, suffering
under one of the most loathsome diseases that nature is capable oh
bearing. The disease with which I was afflicted commenced with
inflammation of the eyes, in the year 1836, which caused almost
total blindness. For this I was treated and finally relieved, but
the remedies were such as to cause the development of a scrofu-
lous affection on my left arm near the elbow.
The pain extended from the shoulder to the end of my fingers,
and for two years my sufferings were beyond description. 1 tried
various remedies and consulted different physicians in New York,
and amongst them the late Doctor Bushe, who told me the disease
of the arm was caused by the large quantity of mercury taken to
cure the inflammation of my eyes.
My sufferings continued, the arm enlarged, tumors formed in
different places, and in a few months discharged, making ten
running ulcers at one time; some above and some below the
elbow, and the discharge was so offensive that no person could
bear to be in the room where I was. I then applied to another
distinguished physician, who told me amputation of the arm was
the only thing that could save my life, as it was impossible to
cure so dreadful a disease ; but, as I was unwilling to consent to
it, he recommended me to use Swaim's Panacea freely, which I
did without deriving but little benefit. For three years I was
unable to raise my hand to my head or comb my hair; and the
scrofula now made its appearance on my head, destroying the
bone in different places, causing extensive ulcerations, and I fear
ed it might reach and destroy the brain; the head swelled very
much, accompanied with violent pain : numerous external reme-
dies were recommended, but they did no good. About a year
since 1 was taken severely ill with a swelling of the body from
head to foot, so that I was entirely helpless. The doctor advised
me to go to the hospital, for he did not understand my case. For
the last few months I had been afflicted with a severe pain in
both sides, at times so hard I could scarcely get my breath. A
hacking cough constantly annoyed me, and this, combined with
other maladies, rendered me traly miserable. Such, gentlemen,
had been my situation for seven years of my life, when I com-
menced the use of your Sarsaparilla ; but as my case was con-
sidered hopeless, and the near prospect of a speedy dissolution
seemed inevitable, I felt but little encouragement to persevere.
The persuasion of friends induced me to try your medicine,
which in a few days produced a great change in my system gen-
erally by causing an appetite, relieving the pains, and giving me
strength. As success inspires confidence, I was encouraged to
persevere. My pains grew easier, my strength returned, food
relished, the uldera healed, new flesh formed, and I once more
felt within me that I might get well. I have now used the Sar-
saparilla about two months and am like a different being. The
arm that was to be aminputated has entirely healed-a thing that
seemed impossible. I can scarcely believe the evidence of my
own eyes, but such is the fact; and it is now as useful as at any
period of my life, and my general health is better than it has
been for years past.
Health I what magic in the word, how many thousands have
sought it in foreign lands and sunny climes, and have sought in
vain I Yet it came to me when I had given up to die; and as I
feel the pulsations of health coursing through my veins, my whole
heart and soul go forth in fervent gratitude to the Author of all
our sure mercies that he has been graciously pleased to bless the
means made use of. Truly have you proved yourself the good
Samaritan to the afflicted; for next to my Creator my life is in-
debted to you, or rather the use of your invaluable Sarsaparilla.
The value of such a medicine is countless beyond price-money
cannot pay for it. I have been raised from death, I may say, for
my friends and myself thought it impossible I could recover.
And now, gentlemen, suffer me to add another proof, certified,
too, by my friends and guardians, as a just acknowledgment of
the virtues of your health-restoring Sarsaparilla. That the af
flirted may also use it, and enjoy the benefits it alone can confer,
is the heartfelt, fervent wish of their and your friend,
MARTHA CONLIN.

1 know Martha Conlin, and believe what she states in this do-
cument to be perfectly true. JOHN POWER,
Vicar General of New York, Rector of St. Peter's Church.
Given, at New York, this 14th day of December, 1842.

I know Martha Conlin, and have known of her suffering illness.
tJOHN DUBOIS, Bishop of New York.

I place full confidence in the statement made by Martha Con
lin, having known her the past twenty years. I will cheerfully
give any particulars in relation to her case to those who may wish
further information. Sr. ELIZABETH,
Superior of the Roman Catholic Orphan Asylum, Prince street,
N. Y., December 14, 1842.

1 have confidence in the representations made by Martha Con-
lin, and have full knowledge of her case.
ELIJAH F. PURDY,
Dec.14, 1842. Alderman 10th Ward of the city of New York.

Martha Conlin has lived in my family the last thirteen years,
and I hereby certify the foregoing statement made by herself is
correct. MARY B. LLOYD,
No. 604, Broad at., Newark, N. J.

WONDERFUL EFFECTS OF SANDS'S SARSAPARILLA IN
NORWICH, (CoN0.)
Read the following from Mrs. William Phillips, who has long
resided at the Falls. The facts are well known to all the old re-
sidents in that part of the city :
Messrs A. B. Sands & Co.: Sirs : Most gratefully do I em-
brace this opportunity for stating to you the great relief I obtained
from the use of your Sarsaparilla. I shall also be happy, through
you, to publish to all who are afflicted, as I lately was, the account
of my unexpected, and even for a long while despaired of, cure.
Mine is a painful story; and trying and sickening as is the narra-
tive of it, for the sake of many who may be so surely relieved, 1
will briefly yet accurately state it.
Nineteen years ago last April a fit of sickness left me with an
erysipelas eruption. Dropsical collections immediately took place
over the entire surface of my body, causing such an enlargement
that it was necesst ry to add a half yard to the size of my dresses
around the waist. Next followed upon my limbs ulcers, painful
beyond description. For years, both in summer and winter, the
only mitigation of my suffering was found in pouring upon those
parts cold water. From my limbs the pain extended over my
whole body. There was literally for me no rest by day or by
night. Upon lying down these pains would shoot through my sys-
tem and compel me to arise, and for hours together walk the
house, so that I was almost entirely deprived of sleep. During
this time the erysipelas continued active and the ulcers enlarged,
and so deeply have these eaten, that for twoand a half years they
have been subject tobleeding. During these almost twenty years
I have consulted many physicians. These have called my dis-
ease-as it was attended with an obstinate cough, and a steady
and active pain in my aide-a dropsical consumption; and though
they have been skilful practitioners, they were not able to afford
my case only partial relief. I had many other difficulties, too
complicated to describe. I have also used many of the medicines
that have been recommended as infallible cures for this disease,
yet these all failed, and I was most emphatically growing wore.
In this critical condition, given up by friends, and expecting for
myself relief only in death, I was, by the timely interposition of
a kind Providence, furnished with your to me invaluable Sarsa-
parilia. A single bottle gave me an assurance of health, which
for twenty years I had not once felt. Upon taking the second
bottle my enlargement diminished, and in twelve days from the
Sth of October, when I commenced taking your Sarsaparilla, I
was able to enjoy sleep undressed by night, as refreshing as any
l ever enjoyed when in perfect health. Besides, I was in this


short time relieved from all those excruciating and unaileviated
pains that had afflicted my days, as well as robbed me of my
nights' repose. The ulcers upon my limbs are healed, the ery-
sipelas cured, and my size reduced nearly to my former measure.
Thus much do I feel it a privilege to testify to the efficacy of
your health-restoring Sarsaparilla. A thousand thanks, sirs, from
one whose comfort and whose hope of future health are due, un-
der God, to your instrumentality. And may the same Providence
that directed me to your aid make you the happy and honored in-
strumenta of blessing others as diseased and despairing as your
much relieved and very grateful friend.
ASENATH M. PHILLIPS.
New London, Co. as, Norwich, Nov. 4, 1842.
Personally appeared the above-named Asenath M. Philrips, and
made oath to the facts contained in the foregoing statement before
me. RUFUS W. MATHEWSON,
Justice of the Peace.
Being personally acquainted with Mrs. Phillips, I certify that
the above asserted facts are substantially true.
WM. H. RICHARDS,
Minister of the Gospel at Norwich, Conn.
Prepared and sold, wholesale and retail, and for exportation,
by A. B. SANDS & Uo. Druggists and Chemists, Granite Build-
ings, No. 273 Broadway, coiner of Chambers street, New York.
Authorized agent for the Proprietors in Washington, Robert
Farnham; in Alexandria, D. C, Wmin. Stabler & Co.; in Rich-
mond, Va. A. Duval & Co.; in Norfolk, M. A.Santos ; in Charles-
ton, S. C., Haviland, Harrall & Allen; in Mobile, Mosely & Co.;
in New Orleans, Sickles & Co.; in Baltimore, J. A. Reed, corner
Gay and Saratoga streets; in Philadelphia, S. P. Thompson, cor-
ner of Walnut and Fifth streets I in Boston, Smith & Fowle, 138


Washington street; and sold by Druggists generally in the differ-
ent cities and towns in the United States.
Price 81 per bottle, or six bottles for $5.
lr CAUTION.-Parchasers are respetfully requested tore-
member that it la SANDs's SAIApAuLLA that has effected these
remarkable cures. Therefore ask particularly for Sands's, and
take no other, as there are various preparations bearing similar
names, dec 30-eoly
SALE OF VERY SUPERIOR STOCK.-The sub-
t scriber is authorized by Gov. Sprigg to sell at public sale,
in the town of Upper Marlborough, on Wednesday, the 11th day
of October, his surplus stock of Horses and Cattle; among the
former is-
Nancy Norwood, now in foal by Sempronius, with a Prince
George's Filly at the foot.
Camilla, out of Nancy Norwood by Sussex, now in foal to
Sempronius.
Maid of Northampton, out of Nancy Norwood by imported
Autocrat.
Violetta, out of Lady Telegraph by Oscar, jr., and in foal to
Sempronius
A four-year old Filly, by imported Priam, out of Camilla.
And several Colts and Fillys out of the above named mares.
Also, about twenty superior Milch Cows, a cross of the Durham
upon the Teeswater. A lot of beautiful Heifers, half Devon and
half Durham. Some Bull Calves, Devon and Durham.
This stock is sold because the owner has more than he wants,
and is equal to any Stock bred in this country. Persons wanting
Brood Mares and Stock Cattle will do well to attend this sale.
The sale will commence at eleven o'clock, and continue till
all is sold.
Terms of sale : A credit of twelve months will be given upon
the Blooded Horses, and six months upon the Cattle, for all sums
above $15, the purchases to give note and good security, with
interest from sale. Any person not complying with the terms of
sale on the day of sale will have the property resold at his risk.
sept 28-3tawtd3 TRUMAN BELT.
M OUNT VERNON RACES.-The races over the
L Mount Vernon course, Alexandria, on the Virginia side of
the Potomac, will commence on Tuesday, the 3d of October, and
continue five days. The first, second, and third days I shall run
sweepstakes for three year old colts and fillies. Also, mile heats,
and two mile heats fur Jockey Club money. The amount of
purses, &c. will be published in bills. And on Friday, the 6th
day of the month, Fashion, Register, and Regent will run four-
mile heats for the following purses : The proprietor puts up
$1,000, and each of the parties an inside stake of 8600, making
a purse of $2,500. Same day sweepstakes, $100 entrance, p p.,
two mile heats, to which the proprietor adds 8100. Closed with
the following entries, to wit:
Jamei M. P. Newby enters sorrel horse Winchester, by Clif-
ton, dam Contention, five years old. George W. Mi-lan enters
b. mare Duchess, by Coronet, dam Tariff, five ye rs old. Col.
Wi. Duvall enters hbi. horse St. Pierre, by Pomonkey, dam by
Lafayette, six years. And on Saturday, the last day, Jockey
Club purse $250, ten per cent. entrance to be added to the purse,
three mile heats, free for all ages. Also, same day, a sweep-
stakes for three year old colts and fillies that never won a race,
$26 entrance, p. p., to which the proprietor will add $60, to name
and close on or before the 5th day of October, three or more to
make a race.
It has been published in several papers that the mistress of
the turf, Miss Fashion, would not visit the Mount Vernon course
this fall. I assert positively she will be here, and will run four
mile heats over the Mount Vernon course on Friday, the 6th day
of October next ensuing, and, should she die in tie intermediate
time, I will preserve her noble body and exhibit it on that day.
Therefore, those wishing to have a sight of her shall not be dis-
appointed, whether she is dead or alive.
sep 27-tOct6 WM. MERSHON, Proprietor.
SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE AND ENGI-
NEERING.-Upon the repeated solicitations of a num-
ber of gentlemen of this city, the undersigned intends (provided
a class of not less than twenty in number shall be formed) to give
instruction in the various branches of drawing connected with the
profession of Architecture and Engineering, and the art of con-
struction generally
The course will embrace-
1. The elements of Lioear drawing;
2. Shading and Shadowing;
3. Copying from original drawings, models, and casts of archi-
tectural and engineering works;
4. Isometrical projections ; and
5. Linear perspective.
Two hours every other evening will be devoted to the above
enumerated branches, and on intermediate evenings Lectures on
subjects connected therewith will be delivered by the undeisign-
ed or other competent Professors, to which the public generally
will be admitted.
Thus a favorable opportunity is presented to those who wish to
prepare themselves for the practice of either of the above profes-
sions, or any of the mechanical arts connected therewith.
For terms, which will be very moderate, and further particu-
lars, inquire of FRANCIS BENNE, Architect, &c.
Office northeast corner of 7th and E streets, second floor of
sep 18-lawtf Callan's buildings.
TEPHENS'S INCIDENTS OF TRAVEL IN
YUCATAN. Just'received by F. TAYLOR,
Immediately east of ladsby's.
Also, No. 1 of Harper's new cheap edition of the Family Libra-
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OMAN AN ENIGMA, or Life and its Revealings,
Wa Tale, by the author of Conquest and Self Conquest,"
1 volume, just published, and this day received for sale by F.
TAYLOR, or for circulation among the subscribers to tmhe Wa-
verley Circulating Library. sept 19
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60 1.96 2.09 4.60
55 2.32 3.21 5.78
60 4 35 4.91 7.00
GRANTS ANNUITIES.
Rates for One Hundred Dollars.
60 years of age, 10.55 percent.)
65 do 12.27 do par annum.
70 do 14.19 do.
SELLS ENDOWMENTS.
For One Hundred Dollars deposited at birth of a child, the
Company will pay, if he attain 21 years of age, 8469
At six months, 408
One year, 375
The Company also executes trusts, receives money on deposit,
paying interest semi-annually, or compounding it, and makes
all kinds of contracts in which life or the interest of money is in-
volved. WILLIAM MURDOCK, Secretary.


Agent for Washington, JAMOs H. CAUSBTEN.


mar 1-tf


BLOOD PILL$-S-ARSAPARILLA PILLS.-
1,000 boxes Sarsaparilla or Blood Pills, at twelve and a half
cents per box.
Also, Leidy's Blood Pills, Sand's Sarsaparilla, and Carpenter's
Compound Extractditto. To-day received, and for sale by
J. F. CALLAN,
sep 30-eon3t Corner of E and 7th streets.
G RAVITATIrG INKSTANDS.-W. FISCHER has
recently received for sale a novel Inkstand, called the gra-
vitating, patented by Messrs. James Perry & Co., London, which,
to be appreciated, must be seen. mar 29
RMY REGISTER.-Just published and for sale at
Stationers' Hall, the official Army Register for 1843, by
order of the Secre'ary of War, in compliance with the resolution
of the Senate, December 13, 1815, and of the House of Represent-
atives, February I, 1830. Price 50 cents. feb 6
PUJBLIC SALE.-By virtue of two writs of fieri faolas
issued by R. H. Clements, Esq. and to me directed, I shall
expose at public sale on Saturday, the 7th day of October, at 10
o'clock A. M. on the premises, on 2d street east, near B street
north, the following described property, viz:
60 vests, 20 pairs pantaloons, 34 plaid caps, 38 shaving boxes,
4 pink stocks, 4 pair drawers, a lot of earthenware and crocke-
ry, store fixtures, a lot of candles and soap, 3 boxes cigars, 4 glass
bottles, half box of pipes, 1 jar of snuff, a lot of spices, starch
thread, and tape, scales and weights, a lot of tobacco, 17 shami
or bosoms, 1 mantel clock, 12 chairs, 2 cupboards, 2 bureaus, 8
tables, 7 roundabout jackets, 1 washstand, I looking glass, a lot
of vest patterns, 1 feed-bin, I bedstead, 26 barrels, 17 kegs, a lot
of tinware, 10 pieces of ironmongery, 5 candlesticks, 1 pair of
andirons, 2 fenders, I stove, about a cord of wood, a lot of lum-
ber, and 1 show-glass and contents, seized and taken in execution
as the property of Philip Reilly, and will be sold to satisfy exe-
cutions in favor of Edward Reilly, for cash.
oct2-MW&Sat H. R. MARYMAN, Constable.
SOTICE.-By virtue of a writof fieri faciaes, issued by B.
L K. Morsell, Esq. one of the justices of the peace for Wash-
ington county, D. C. and to me directed, I shall offer at public
sale, on Monday next, the 9 h day of October, at 12 o'clock M., on
the premises, all the right, title, and claim of Benjamin Johnson
to the following property, to wit: One small frame or wooden
house, with his leasehold to the half of Lot No. 2, in Square No.
79, situated on F street, near the corner of 22d street, in the
First Ward, to the highest bidder, for cash, to satisfy a judgment
due Ulysses Ward. LAMBERT S. BECK,
oct 2-3t Constable.
OTICE.-By virtue of an order of distress from Joseph
SL. Scholfield, and to me directed, I shall offer at public sale,
to the highest bidder, for cash, on Tuesday, the 10th October, at
8 o'clock A. M., on the public square opposite the Centre Mar-
ket house, in the city of Washington, the following property, to
wit: One centre or tea Table, one Bureau, one walnut Table, one
Mantel Clock, two small Looking Glasses, five Chairs, one pine
leaf Table, one pair Iron Dogs, one brass Candlestick, one lot of
old Carpeting, one pair Shovel and Tongs, one Feather Bed, one
lot of Bed Clothes, one Bolster and Pillows, seized and taken as
the property of George St. Clair and Elizabeth Law, or the prop-
erty found on the premises, to satisfy house rent.
Oct 2-3t LAMBERT S BECK, Bailiff
SARSHAL'S SAUE.-In virtue of two writs of fieri fa-
S cias, issued from the Clerk's Offi-e of the Circuit Court of
the District of Columbia fom the county of Washington, and to me
directed, 1 shall expu se at public sale for cash, on Saturday, the
28th October instant, at 12 o'clock M., before the courthouse door
of said county, the following described property, viz:
Lot No. 1, in square No. 64, in the city of Washington, with
two frame tenements thereon ; lot No. 3, in square No. 08, in the
city of Washington. Also, all the residue of that part of lot No.
3, in square No. 118, in said city, which was conveyed to the late
William P. Gardner by the late John Ott, in the year 1808-
saying and reserving from-the operation of the indenture now in
recital 16 feet front and breadth, and containing those dimensions
to the rear of the said part of said lot, being the eastern side
thereof, adjoining the dwelling house of Thomas Munroe, and
which said excepted part belonged to Robert Leckie, and the
said part intended to be thereby conveyed was then in the occu-
pancy of Joel Wright, with the improvements thereon, being an
old frame house occupied as a drug store. Seized and levied up-
on as the property of Lazare Kervand, and sold to satisfy judicial
No. 153 and 164 to November term, 1841, in favor of John Mar-
bury, trustee, &c. ALEXANDER HUNTER,
oct 3-dta Marshal of the District of Columbia.


PRINT WARRHOUSD, IN NEW YORK.
B F. LEE, (formerly of the firm of Lord &6 Loe,) ead U.
B. BREWSTER, under the firm of LEE & BR4EW
STER, have established, at 113 Pearl street, New York,
A Warehouse, on an extensive scale, exclusively
for Printed Calicoes,
To supply the city and Interior trade by the piece or package.
By confining their attention entirely and exclusively to this one
article, Lee & Brewster will be enabled not only to exhibit a
more extensive and beautiful assortment then ia to found alse-
where, (there being no similar establishment for prints in the
United States,) but to sell always at prices as low, and generally
lower than those of houses whose attention and means are divided
among a large variety of articles.
The entire stock, embracing about two thousand different pat-
terns and colorings, comprises all the latest and choice styles, to
which will be constantly added all the desirable new styles which
appear, many of which cannot be had elsewhere.
Catalogues of prices, corrected with every variation of the
market, will be put into the hands of bjyera.
All orders will receive the best attention. july 31
C OAL, COAL, COALI-The subscriber has now on
hand, and will continue to receive, a superior article of
Anthracite Coal, which has been highly recommended by all who
have used it, as will be seen by the highly respectable certificates
annexed, for the following very low prices, viz. 84 B0, t4 75,
and 85 per ton far White, Red, and Gray Ash, broken and care-
fully screened, 2,240 Ibs. to the ton, and no mistake, delivered in
any part of the city for cash.
To those who have not purchased, it would be well for them to
send their orders at once, as the demand is on the increase.
When the freight advances, the price must likewise.
Orders received at the following places : F. & W. Hill, C.
Woodward, F. Y. Naylor, and William Harrover, Grate and
Stove manufacturers, and Jno. B. Morgan, Washington, D. C.;
Mr. George Hill, Georgetown, D. C.; Mr. A. J. Fleming, auc-
tioneer, Alexandria, D. C- ; or at the subscriber's office, corner
of 14th and Cstreets, opposite Mr. George McDuell's wood-yard.
Those who find it inconvenient to call in person, by sending their
orders through the Post Office will be punctually attended to by
the subscriber. JOHN PETTIBONE.
Sept. 6, 1843. -
ntSFBUBHOKBS:
I used coal last winter which I purchased of Mr. Pettibone, and
it gave entire satisfaction.
August 31, 1843. W. W. SEATON.
I used coal last winter at my house which purchased rom
Mr. Petttbone, which burnt well.
August 25, 1843. C. W. BOTELER.
I purchased coal from Mr. J. Pettibone, which is called "But-
er Gray Ash." I think it a very superior article.
September 4, 1843. J. McGUIRE.
We the undersigned purchased coal from Mr. John Pettibone,
and would recommend it to all who may want a superior article
of Anthracite coal for grate or stove use.
P. KINCHY, LOUIS GALABRUN,
CHAS. PENDERICH GEORGE LAMB,
V. BLANCHARD, ANDREW R. JENKINS,
JOEL DOWNER, JOHN FOY.
ABRM. BUTLER.

"BUTLER COAL."-This Coal is mined near Wilkesbarre,
Pennsylvania, by Messrs. John L. Butler & Oo., and, as it is but
little known in this city, it has been thought advisable to procure
a few certificates from those who have used it during the past
year, for the purpose of satisfying those who are unacquainted
with its qualities. It is therefore with this view that the following
certificates are annexed :
Richmond, Va. October 21, 1842.
This certifies that I have tested at the Foundry of the Tredegar
Iron company of this city, the Anthracite coal delivered by
Messrs. D. V. Burr & Co. (as Butler Coal) and find it of excellent
quality; and that 2,100 pounds (two thousand one hundred pounds)
of it melted in our cupola 8,000 pounds (eight thousand pounds)
of soft castings, and that as far as I am able to judge it is fully
equal to the coal received by the company from the Lehigh com-
pany near Philadelphia. C. CAMPBELL, Manager.
Test, JOIN F. TANNER.

Richmond, October 21, 1842.
We have tested the above mentioned coal in our furnace, and
fully agree in every particular with the above certificate.
TALBOT & BROTHERS, Shockoe Foundry.
This is to certify that we are burning the Butler Coal purchased
of Messrs. D. V. Burr & Co. in the steam tow boat John Jay, and
find it a superior article for raising steam, being clear of clink-
ers and making but few ashes, being equal if not superior to the
many qualities heretofore used.
JOS. S. HINCHMAN,
Agent for the P. & H.'s T. B. Co.
Havre de Grace, Nov. 7, 1842.

We do hereby certify that we have used Messrs. Butler &
Co.'s Anthracite coal for the purpose of smelting iron ore in a
blast furnace, at Dansville, and found it equal if not superior to
any coal of this kind that we have ever used. It makes a very
strong and soft metal, equal to the beat Codorus.
J. P. & J. GROU.
Columbia Furnace, August 2d, 1842.

This is to certify that I have used the Butler Coal in my Cook-
ing Range, and think it the best coal for that purpose I ever used.
FREDERICK CROSBY, No. 42 Leverett at.
Boston, May 10, 1843.

This certifies that I have used the Butler Coal in different
kinds of stoves during the last winter, for house purposes, and I
do pronounce it equal if not superior to any coal that I have ever
burned. WM. B. DANIELS,
Boston 20th April, 1843. No. 2 South Grove street.

This certifies that we have used the Butler Coal for the past
winter in grates and stoves, and give it a decided preference
over all other coal that we have ever used, in consequence of its
burning free, is lasting, and makes little or no cinder.
RUFUS S. BROOKS,
S. P. BROOKS.
Boston, No. I11 State street, 20th April, 1843.

This certifies that we purchased a cargo of Butler Coal of W.
D. Blodgett, and retailed it to our customers last winter, and it
gave perfect satisfaction. We had not an individual who com-
plained of it. CHADBURN & LIBBY.
Boston, 26th April, 1843.

This certifies that I am now using the Butler Coal for generat-
ing steam, and for house use, and find it to burn free, is lasting,
and have no hesitation in saying that I prefer it
JOSEPH BARNARD, Distil-House Square.
Boston, 5th April, 1843.

This certifies that I have burned the Butler Coal for the last
winter it, my store, and I do not hesitate to pronounce it equal if
not superior to any coal that I have ever burned.
ALBERT BOWMAN, Grocer,
Corner of May and Grove streets.
Boston, 20th April, 1843.

This is to certify that I have used the Butler Coal the past
season in my house, and have been much pleased with the burn-
ing of the same, particularly in my furnace. 1 think it to be the
best coal for the furnace that I have ever used.
P. R. L STONE.
Cambridge, May 8, 1843; or No. 11 and 12 North Market
street, Boston.

I have bought of Messrs. Butler & Co. some hundred tons of
their Anthracite coal, and sold to persons for different uses, and
used considerable of it myself, for burning in stoves and grates.
I do pronounce it as good coal as ever I have made use of; and
all persons to whom I have sold the coal say they have never
used any thing they liked better. J. C GRIER.
Dansville, Pa., August 2, 1843. sep 8-wtf
r O CLAIMANTS.-FRANCIS A. DICKINS continues
U. to undertake the agency of claims before Congress and
other branches of the Government, including commissioners
under treaties, and the various public offices. He will attend to
pre-emption and other land claims, the procuring of patents for
public lands, and the confirmation by Congress of grants and
claims to lands; claims for property lost in or taken for the service
of the United States; property destroyed by the Indians, or
while in the possession of the United States; invalid, revolu-
tionary, navy, widows', and half-pay pensions; claims for Revo-
lutionary services, whether for commutation, half-pay, or bounty
lands, as well those against the State of Virginia as the United
States ; all claims growing out of contracts with the Government,
or damages sustained in consequence of the action or conduct of
the Government; and, indeed, any business before Congress or
the public offices which may require the aid of an agent or attor-
ney. His charges will be moderate, and depending upon the
amount of the claim and the extent of the service.
In the prosecution of claims against Mexico, under the late
Convention, Mr. F. A. Dickins and the Hon. C. P. Van Ness,
late Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the
United States in Spain, are associated ; and any claim sent to
either of them will receive their united and prompt attention.
Mr. F. A. Dickins is known to most of those who have been in
Congress within the last few years, or who have occupied any
public station at Washington.
His office is on Pennsylvania avenue, between Fuller's Hotel
and the Treasury Department, and his residence is on 13th street,
between Pennsylvania avenue and F street.
All letters mustbe post paid. dec 14-dtf
THE BOSTON ACADEMY'S Collection of Church
Music, consisting of the most popular psalm and hymn tunes,
anthems, sentences, chants, &c. old and new ; together with many
beautiful pieces, tunes and anthems, selected from the masses and
other work of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Pergoleasi, Righlni,
Cherobini, and other distinguished composers, arranged and adapt-


ed to English words expressly for that work. Pahblished under
the direction of the Boston Academy of Music.
THE SOCIAL CHOIR, designed for a class book for the do-
mestic circle, consisting of selections of music *om the most dis-
tinguished authors, among which are the names of Haydn, Bel-
lini, Rossini, C. M. Von Weber, Auber, Boieldieu, and Mazzinghi,
with several original pieces of music by the editor, and many
beautiful extracts of poetry have been made from Mrs. Remans,
T. Moore, Sir Walter Scott, Dr. S. Gray, jan., J. C. Pray,jun., and
others, in 2 volumes, price $2 per set, single $1.
CARMINI SACRA, or Boston Collection of Church Music,
comprising the most popular psalm and hymn tunes in general
use, by Lowell Mason. For sale at the book and stationery store
of R. FARNHAM,
may 22 corner of 11th street and Penn. avenue.
THE LONDON PICTORIAL TIMEb for 3d Jua,
lOth June, and 17k n June, 1843.-Copies of this magn-t,
ficant newser.aper are received this day per Great Western steam.
as by F. TA Y LOR, Bookseller, and may be examined at him store.
Will be supplied regularly to subscribeis, or Bold by the mingle
number. July 4
ECTURES ON THE PILOSOPHY ol NUM-
BERlS and the adaplation of Arithmetic to the business
purposes of life, by Uriahs Parke. Facts and Arguments on te
transmission of Intellectual and Moral Q.ualities from Parents to
Offspring. Productive Farming, or a lfamiliar digest of the re-
cent discoveries of Leibig. Johnston, Davy, and others on vege-
table chemistry, by J. A. Smith, F rice 37 cent*. Johaston's Lee-
lures on Agricultural Chemistry and Geology, complete in 3 No.
Just received for sale by F. TAYLOR.