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WASHINGTONis THURSDAY, OCTOBER


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PUBLISHED BY'OALES & BEATON.
TEUMS:
D)AML 'PlaN $10 A Y A.-a-MfSW Y PAPBr'$6 A TEAL.
Payable In advance.


S i, tkWar Dqpartmntt,
Bvurea T.'pngraiTm.Iicss E,giauurs, Sept. 18, 1q52.
._ ROPOSALS till ie received by tie 8esretary or War
u--" u.tntil thi 3d day of January, Ji53, for the remoail o'f the
rgft 9kRt. river; Lat which time the contract will be awarded
t thLh lowest reaposiabl bridder.' provided the 'diame be'sad -
factory tLu the Dupartmenl, drid shall,"not eixceed uan hundred
Lbhtmld duilait.
CONIrtrTJONS.
. The materialtnoriing the raft Liusti not only be thoroughly
removed frol the river, bha must he destroyed, So that they
uanebSt farns new uabitrutions, ur imprdimtrn to the naviga.
fiiisi thereof.
i. The wt.rk will he paid fr as it progrtises, in the fi,.ll'w.
Ing mannEr: Whenever h'be cmnri.:tlor shall rep-rt that a
t.rftion of thi raft has been removed and destruiye'd, the arue
shall he in'pem'ttd by an ..Mim .r aiitred l'y ihe D p.rtirtnii.i
and if it baf:ll appear that sucih is the fait, the DLiepartment
will pay .itch a pruportioanol the bhoale priec agreed up',m as
the prlion rem-'ed rhall bear t tLhb'. antic'. raft, K-s 'weniy
p-r crnt.: prJiid-:'J thLbat the. pomnt.au E'.. paid t lr h bll n,-cr t,.:
le-s than on.tltflernth past .of the IhaIr. w,.rk.
I f thi bidd-r tbitiskl be c n c r. iuj4 titia ih.. work 1.y tt ,,o t l
day oJJaly t-xt, 183, he will state thi urnm )r whb.h hi.. ;
wTilng to t'eplite It 'wthih that time ; and also tho ranm far
which hi w-ill underrtake i' romtuplit-i i b the tLs otu July,
18t4. I' he canna t undertakie ait fur tt. lirst-wettl.mncId, pe.
ri',d& he w ill so d.t0 i aid will prulpfsc 'ftr the laaL-n-'enmonu.i
period only.
4. When the time specifdi in tLc c.'ntrit foir th'-i-'.npl,-
Stac- ofih Lh ak J.lriait anrrc-d, the aiatu, shlllo ntpet t.
f.l .y an o-ffi.-'r I' (.fcr:.rs d'al lAltle f1r' t hlt [,urp :,': tby the
teLetaiTy of' WI; at.l if is shall1 appfare on tenh inpiMltian-
that the cnstra i lt hml .bbpqr, fulel mplid ,ab, I'mull |iaymtL
shall -,, wade lor ihe wurla. In conf',r'mity with bthe terms uf
the agreement. inhludiiug the twctily par .itif. rtAItatnb. unddi
artic.l42. But f it ibadl appear', that ,a t ontrati. ha ruot biean
fNll`r puwiplied wlth., ,l. b, mfurohar, psi menIl sl be. made,
but the Itsla,:e rIubaein during 'fh? ,r1irtratt shallhibe .rfr'lld
b' the United bratls. If, however, the Defrtrmnalt shall be
tilledd Lharprope e zoauona have beai- made by the oja'uac-
tur tv ruldl hi nceg.ramseut, andl t. s.ball riff..r t1. .nim- eit the
-..rk warhamir aty idlii r..,u l chagei.- the.- t Ir.itrdl Stlts. a
reae ,nablc tlin ti the d -.r,:"iTn 'ftl' Itir. S-.-rr t.ar, nf W ar. wilt
be nllowt. him b -'r Ihbat purpt,-.e. Andtkifn th', ..s.rrhtmn vitf
t* IhLt iI'. tin, ,t..rk hall at eo' ilt.,ld, thic amJ 6h ell U.: tlull
S.r;,I itr.
5'. The contractor will be required to give his bond for
$20,000, with Iw.'. gir.lj suretiia. stach ltr tlr. ian, of ten thou-
sand dollars, c'"n.li..n..,J i.,r '.I- l'aithilul .:x. ial ,-n of thecon-
tract. Each biaddir ai trinomi itt i the t.run.- tiiae with his
prapuoJtLat tine rameia ua the pO-eaoa wbomn he offers as sureties,
Andri ii cl,'aiu-.n .;asd L-V tU-.1i tLL iE 3 willsign his bond
a'A Ltrcilies rm ja ,,:l..,: tta:u ..atl ; uid jl," Ihe certificate of a
district judge of the United States for the State in which he
resides, that said a sureties are respectablee .:stn ., and thut ta.
considers them '..ribh ten thbi-,au.Ji .1 'ilar' over an4 above all
their debts and lial-.;ltii'. N-, b-l will be examined unless
these conditions shall be complied with.
6. The proposals will be addressed to the undersigned,
marked on the envelope "Proposals for rLiair-rn'g Red river
Raft." J. mJ ABERIT,
:- *Col. Corps T,.i.r ,rphiil E]._..i- r--.
The Republic, Intelligencer, and Union, Washington, D. C.;
Courier and Enquirer, and Zxpresa, New York; Pennsylvania
In-aijrc.r :,n-i Ti ;i1 Ncw.,, t'rlail [lai tLn'.iariiat Gazette,
t'rn.'auaiah, hi,. ; L a. at,,il, Jimrn.-I la. L..u.*,l. K,.ntuoky;
St. Louis Republica, "'t iLt., Mi -.iri h, r- i-r--t HIerald,
Shwvevrort, Ltuisiana; New Orleana, Commercial Bulletin,
New Orleans Bee. an.l N. wv Orlr-,, R. i.ublican, New Orleans,
Louisiana; will in-,rt iht' b:t',ra .'J.i.ly Iva times, and then
twiee a week until January 3, 1853.
.'-pi 2.a--dlOt&2awtJai.3.
?MHE BOARDING AND DAY 1UtHOOL. of the
X M:.z;.- HAWLEY was re-opened crn W-.ln.':dr.-, Sep-
tembe I "mh, at their residence, on Pennsylvania avenue, be-
tween 17th and 18th streets.
,R-.t it RrFI. .. Rev. SIarT PYrN, D,D9, Rector of St. John's
it CLur. h. sep 23-eo2w
(J .% N ( E A N 1) A LEXA N DR I. AHAI LI )A D>
) .'.mpaaa y i pir ,-ni. 'ual,,n -B.,na,. fir ',Ilt I l
c.t l-.liawlni CORCORAN & RIGGS.'
GIN A -i -i-Lis-competeInt to leach the Esig-
Ajj lisl branches and Music desires a situation as In-
stiu.L at, 5. il..r in a school or private f'm'ii'v ; would have no
-hjo't-nn r.. g..ngi Sa.ith. address s A. B. C.. W,, .i;a. L.-n. D.
i *r rulf-', ne-rs i-in ttri,. .,; 1- "ow
lllATI'iON 1I ANTEi) r t '.-,,gI-Un ,.n',c.r.,,an
S come -w-li rceoriuua:f.l..d ,its itNjr-.- ,r Chambermaid. Ad-
dress B. L. thai- *.l. oct 4-3t
F7. I H NT.--Tl. 1- l. 4ii.ilr-a1 i.s.B-nicin' ...ilrt 'uder
J .. Pair .trii P ,n r, :r t.r.c "ir* '.-i n,.: r '-.rnti -i.sania
aratUP. ia uffer ,l for rent. For terms apply to the offers of
ihe Bank. oct 5-3t
ONN; BRID GLP E-RR -- rl, na..,n ca, Firr-.L-Irt
J JOB CORSON, built expressly fo.r tl. [,urp.,.-t will,
from and after this date, run re:ulrir.' as a "ferry-boa't" at
the ibove ferry, commenting at A o'clock A. M., and run until
2P. M., xesiptfrom S.until it A. M., and 5 until 7 P. M., to
allow the crew time for meals.
For rates of toll see handbills.
a31 18-If GEORGE PAGE, Proprietor.
H LIN D.iL F', Pennsylvania avenue, between
H 9th and 10th streets, keeps constantly on hand the
following Sporting Goods:
Masyr ard'i Prinmr. atitu.ihd I., F.,wlnta. Pai.':i and Pistols
Amer.-:au. EUglieh.aln'lti,:ruiaa ariglean-l Duajirt-barrel Guns
A gr,'at %,rtilv .,rI ,.,wder.Fla-k. Sh,.-,t I',u'a'h. -, Game-Bags,
Sand a ulub Fiings
Hazard's, Dupont's, Beatty's, anud Curtis & Hearvy's Gun and
Ride P.iwder
Waih, r', E'3's. C(>-.'.1 G D.,and other Percussion Gaps
Ali.., Caps m,,mle c spr,-sly for Colt's and Allen's Revolvers
Sly's m an Cartridges for all size shot and all gauges
Pistols of every }'utiLre, amCult', Allen's, and other Revolvers
Shot of all sizes, Ace. wholesale and retail. Aliberal discount
to dealers. H. LINDSLEY.
Sept 4 _--lmi _
1TEII AND DEmlKABIZ I-FALL Dal" UtitiOO.
.L tle eubsrtnb r- are iu,.w .p. : iiih iar,-.it air.-I a,,r-,
d m ,,irm b lo I. ,t i.i gA ,i t L t'y t r n l- i r ,:,l t.. ,it t, i ihl i ,.
ce., -,iting Al rich .4lk. rrnni bi -.lt'- $, $ rr Iar,; 1-.,u, .e.
sanes fren 1240. to $1.26; Engliush nd French Merinoes, Raw
Silks, Mousseline de Bage; Plain Mousselines, all shades;
Ladies' Sack, C'l.,this and Flannels; and every kind of goods
app- :rtalbing I. t. hlI-ty _,..'.,ds sra-e. The public are request-
(A1 It ,:ull ;.i]J I,-,k i bh-m bet-rc. purchasing elsewhere.
MAGRUDER & CALVERT.
oct 1-dlw (Telegraph dlm)
J-ALLIA.IILE LA-NID -FOI S tLE.-Th,- u.f..,:rr,:r
S .il'-.r- (,.,r ,aiJt ,..iu,. i ,.r i y Itlu l-,I. -rc.-i.. ry r ,i lI
arurinl tLr i ilagr: of BlaintnsaQirg,. r.ra ilrna .1 tI- i-' ri ai1
lUtti. r lin d. r tn, :,irl..w la ail ai ; r. adly wt'.I .I n. t i ;r ..
and would pay a very large interest on the cost. The :i..I, r
land is desirable for its valuable white oak and other timber,
and ta ght, tf-ut ia, immediate proximity to the famous Spa
Spran, hb, convertedd into a beautiful watering place or sum-
mer r(ir,at Any communications addressed to the subscri-
ber at Riveradale, near Bladensburg, or National Hotel, Wash-
ington, will be attended to. C. B. CALVERT.
Waitted, an experienced dairy man to take charge of a
large number of cows. June 19-tf
SOlIEE I i-E.-.J1 ,.lVI-N-thet ar.rli aria. ttas
NJ. n ir.iria.a f--i ah, cca ra]', "al ,,i '''iiria 11 N-,. "r.. lor
21'II -hira m.i ih, ,.ii.'k i ,c thi Pt.ilha.' lpt.'. I, ',ilmirie ,,nr d
Baltimore Railroad Co., in the name of Corcoran at Riggs,
,iit.lr ?epl, c] 13, 1852, said certidcate lan;n' Ln n l...t or
mlriatI. ep 25---2ltaB. B.. WII'ElLEN, Jr.
A( 1 HI NEll P '4)1 (IIAR'rZ MINI 1NC..- [L,.-.* b.
j L fra r i; m'La.'M l yi']e'cmt ag ,:.-J ra trrn' ui'ia tui'ir_. Ti[iip-
ng machines for crushing quarlz r-a,,, trc.. h,,- rt.r nil', rita-ct
improvements wherebt, hir a.t, i:ruih ira--rt: ti.In ihr,.i tinm' itc
quantity of rock by :t. than can be d..nv try ti .1 tnar-. r,.
Gentlemen ni-.hiia Le ,cagage ;in ,iuar!e naninn in Varilr,'L r-r
California wi-u\iI mar well t-- aijl and tat-y thimr-'tl.'. bIt-
fore ordering elsewhere. WM. BURDON,
No. 102 Front street, Br...:.lyn N. Y.
RllEsnstr .-J. Wa.t, Busbee, Esq., Garentt Min-e. Buck-
inghaun county. Vs. mar 2il-.ittmn
POH fLE OII LEAwE, a Furr--' lalii." a t,.,ri nag-
r tni'r,,nt buillhng. thr.:e -itrac- hcti. a'rtualt-'I an m..,.rge-
iasn, I[aritltl *,i C alumt-iim. Err l.'rm, applv It-
BLAI.EN FORREST,
july28-d2m .....et own, D..C.
pROPOSATJS will be received by the undersigned until
the fourteenth instant inclusive, for trimming and
fprming,'and gravelling D ,treei n.r-nh, fir-m r.at .-nth tt, 1'-mth
street west. The street to bh put pr.rptr t-ram, ibe gra, ,.I to
be of the etamoand cluar ,,f -.ri.ntat a.airruper -las, Ij be ,:aght
inches an the ? enare and faur at tlh, gaiim-r In,. to h, trm-
/ m-na-mmd directly after signing iht cunracit, and finished with
dirpatuh. Bid-hr.'i-a at ,taL ht price per squiare yard for
giari-llng, ia intluile the while j.,h.
FRA. B. LORD,
Cirnrisoiorr r ,t an',1 thb Wards.
FItrDSON TAYLOR,
THOMAS B\KER,
O'l I A, --I[rtnlt r.'aUiniasiOaa l '.
p PERSONAL ADIENTLiHES ol the Time'a Owin
Correpotndellt ill Italy. I i+iLame. .
Bleakt Huuae. t,y bank-rans, rarn. 7, 1L2. ,nits.


AnnaM HamMr, a Ruman. .:. "f the Pre-en, i'riiaj the Ger-
mnn of Teumme, 26 rents.
esLo-uing' Pit.-rial Fmeld Bm)tk i.[ Ih Re vIlution, part 27.
25 cents.
The School for Father,, an ..d Enrglih .tory, by Owynrae.
Heads and Hearni. or My Brtrher ihe Col-nel, a nnvel. 50
cents abp 24 FRANCK TAYLOR.


Aim.,nia ..-i-..n, ti.:.r removing freckles ane clearing te do .. .... 9000 10 do............ 750
complexion 1 d ....d -......- -- 6,00 1 2 do 500
Rowland's Kalydor, for improving and beautifying the 1 do ................ 4,000 2 do 300
co plxin1 o .......... 4,000 25 do ............ 300
complexion ,1 do-................ 3,500 300 lowest3 Nos.)150
A select assortment of Tooth Brushes, Hair Brushes, and 4130.... &c &c.
Combs. RID,1E1. t& CO., Pas a'. Tickets -$lu--iaivcs $6-Quarters $2.60.
sep 25- 7 Buildings, between 19th and 20th sts. ', rtieat.stkag- .25 whole t icketers -$120 00
-- *------------' ------- ^ -- __ C( riG-i..; ~ k ....... 25 whole tickets .............. $120 00
E'TI- ARE NOV DISPI.AVIN(;GOUR NE" and Do do 25 halves...:..................... 60 00
t fashionable styles of fall and winter Claitbang. Our Do do 25 quariters..................... 30 00
stocke.ambrai-.m every ihing that ;s ne a and ftnhi'-unatl fur th, Orders for tickets and shares and certificates of packages in
season, manulfa..turied wath all the t,..i, andelegan.e tar wh.ih th above spleadit Lotteries will receive the most prompt at-
our cluthing is celebrated. Prices uniform and low, for cash. tention, and an official account of each drawing sent imme-
S NOAH WALKER & Co. diately after i is oiear to ll who ordar lfrm mc.
Marble Hall Cl,thbing Emporium. Address E. E. O'BRIEN, Agent,
sept 30--tww T'el.] Brown's Building, Pean.ar. s p Alexamdria5 Virginib


BOARD OF COMMotN COUNCIL, MONDAY, OCTOBER, 4, 1862.
Mr. DOUGLASS presented the petition of G. Snowden
and others, for setting the curb and paving the foot-
way on the south front of squares 198, 216, and 217;
which was read and referred to the Committee on Im-
provements.
Mr. QUEEN presented the petition of Henry Ebling for
the remission of a fine; which was read and referred to
the Committee of Claims,
Mr, PuMPrn Y, from the Committee on Improvements,
to which was referred the bill for grading Ninth street west,
reported the same without amendment.


ON FRIDAY, October 15th, at 12 o'clock M., we will sell
at Good Hope Tavern, about one mile and a half from
the Eastern Branch Bridve. on the road to T B, that track of
land called "Fry's F.-. r. 1, about two miles from the bridge,
and near the District line, containing 235 acres, more or less.
It will be divided to suit purchasers.
Also, the tract called Hurley's Lot," containing 56 acres,
more or less.
Also, the tract called "Carpenter's Delight," containing
384 acres.
Being in part the property ot the late John Read Magruder,
.and sol84 for the benefit of his heirs. Terms at sale.
oct 5-d BARNARD & BUOKEY, Aucts.


PROPOSALS IFOB UILLDIUG SIX SCHOONERS CLASSICAL SCHOOL AT NEWPORT. H. I.
FOR TTHE U. S. REVENUE SERVICE. Dr. J. George Guenther, Prilntipa.
-- mHIS Insitnutan will bo rapcnr-d on tibC 8th of November
'TsEister DEP.%R-riIr, SuPr. 22, 1862. I 'lTha course of inasrnctiun embrace ithe Classical, a wull
SEAED PfOPaISALS, djstlinily cnd-ired Prupo.alh for as Ih- usual Eriglsh studies, vii : English Grammar, Utnampo.
Revenue 'V',eis," and crddre.saeti tm the Secretary, 4" the miianiio, Maihematics, (bath the,'rtLn.,l and pratticrital.I and lhe-
rr(,i-aaury, will bis rciticed at tht, SL-Mc6 uatl 12 u'elouk noo n Fridnh and OGerman Languages.
uf the 221 day af Nrtvmmbir next, for furnibshing thi materials, The undersigned r-:fe-rn t.i the emritlemoa namedL I-ltw,
,.,mniuti'euitige lejippng. and delivering afl,-at sin scheomtnera whose ar,,, hare ber-n at the irastitaion :
I',r the United States rr(-tiuc '.unviee. riz: (lerge U. Dextr, Esq.. Hi-.n. Oe)rgn S. Hillar], Dr. 5-il..
'[I7 tlpsail and lsar I.--re and aft pil-t haat built schooners, Howc, Bunon.
th. former ne hundred and il ftly aid the Ib latter one hundred Hl-.ury Olliat. Esil GcorgO Johns. Ese.. D. D. King, P. A.
and twenty iosnn, 'ihe model, and plans to be hLuaisised by the onlra,:tr, Charles B. Calveart. Esq.. Wasbioglou.
and ith leassols to he eomplcterli within four months Ifrom the liral Thorndike, Esq., B. It. Winthrp, Esq., New Y.rk.
signing cf the (,netact. litnr) riffaza, E.sq., BAltinmjre. t
PECICJulius Prnaghl-. E.. Motte Mill.:tn, sq., Char.ote, S.
c I r.FIAT 10INs FOR T,)'P?3.k/L JOOINEns. C.o, and sit-., ta PiIfsr,.Aavr L,)rtgvltltw and Cth.rl,:.L B. lk, L'f
Thb: kerel. f while auk, ta be trLI inihem wide and twelve B Hanard C-l[]ege. Camhridgs.
iiubles iml', b.-.w thu rabbit. The wha, i...f c.h, fi.-ar timbers Circulars may be hal ly addressing. th Pin-if.a, at Nen
to I. of[ white c-ak, arid the ir shaper, in tIl ornatur'il grc-wth. cart. R I. J. GEOROPGE ULENTHER.
Kielsanfs, ..f same materials, ten by twrlve mn-h.s: Ersry cl J-etiil
all-rnalate ,rr.iimhrr t., .- brlt.i, thronirh it ana-I theeol nT'ASHAINCGTON AND GEOHGI(EdrO% N 4llEt.
rulth t.,iqpefft-tis. I- -n.mighths .,f an in, h thick. The rti V 'lorv rinternd cmp;ing a e.rrppltet Dir,.,.:trv. ,,- ith
maiming flnoor-timbers to be fastened through the keel and City anId G-,,rge.l.wn. and hit-e e-vry Lmuine.. Lnr_ c ll fir-i
k. jon ratb a-i,.,rppcir b.)hlt- ,:, inchthick i t at a duty ii ut,.-zerib c ,.r a .,pv. Ai I ni.-nd I,. sar,, n.,fapalie
lidwr..r,,.,i .twhitk, .-,k, apron,knight-heads, and transoms : an gtlnng it up as'perftct as p.jeeiblc. it will contain all the
of live oak, and all to be fully and asecur. ly tfa.-ti,.,l with ,.,r- ajurmanmoa that can be ohblined h la,. u, ftul to the citizens
per bolts, -a.,.-.in..'ighh r t .-n. inch dam.tcr all the .iopptr I cencrally. Mly u,.rt will (t, I tll ,r ith. etaUts ind ubserip- I
b,,li, n lh.:- )g. i,- g,, ihraiigh and i,,a r, i ted ..on :-)mp-,a t. tiu : iha prict, I $ I.I. t hch. I.,gl,.trtng th b, la.-b. r -n getting
ti..n rmg. I tr up. La estr. t, ln t di.ratt, at .-nr the mi-u.t ,.iih,,ul aity ;r,
Frame. r, wa1 whi le tu hr. plac.id two f--ia part rrar m fr ni-nr-. I, th C'l-itd Staei .. 6 danit,.:. .Atrv ..vl-tauniata i ;,ans uri- tl,.,--
to -,entre, ton,.,al,- trtL h cI a in bhe., at teheel and i x n-h..t-.s t c,. in ralat;mn t, i Ti,]i I,,, rm n-,i at nay ri-,r-'. 5uL,4lii.
tlie bad, and t.. sid, oaght l thes. Each frutt,--k t same eit-' '6 r. i a re iar i',t.l 1t i call ;n .4-,1 m ,.,t l- I ore a.4 it ,. ,a
trials ,-s fl-,i,r b ; the (lt,a.t tar. bo-i t talral igruwth, and t p.rogres. Subtrrii...rs.whim m iy ;:n t., ce-nal'i la.' hL r pil.
rearf not lema ahan foar frat,"whh t.,, t-.ts i.n ea h scarf. lh- tin, may dun l grants: a n,:,.,uhs ,it,,ri-r ih,.r, iilI l ra
T'I, timber tu i-I ur ifrust, and the frame te bi s.lid fromrri-,aft ,.a,.. ALF. HIiNTER.
a fa r,ia ItI.e puop.dltk lttanl ..id f.irward from In the fr-ior- .) 4-U n,-:t t,., A.lam,' Expres,' Pent.. -te,,,u..
rggiBg. .aiui, tik oI It in-midI l.,urwiail if tho fore-rggng.,-, -
aod to he pi.nliedl iisadi, and. JIut waith i,.-inh white oak CENTLEMtItIM FROM t bWITZE HL NI) who
lik. Th'ue remainining p.aii.,.u -,1' the Luliarks tI. be ita-., ia. aa e.ati-, at Bern., Neurhatrl. anol lSnavai., and hbit
,al .-f.wa.inL1h aht- pinch i.lank, sn-I ith, hu bult wars, wales, &a-. tIn ber p.a-ggd. non as Prjarist.r in a C. Act.d-, Acddemy. or .ewmnary. .or at
. Stadie-toie to h, -,f 1.eugt, prfc ily cl'-au and -oaruind, an-I tater I,' a private family in Lhe South. He as able I.' kmath
ti ti-de si nr I. in hae. thu hGreck, Latin. F Ireih, and hcrman laoguag-a, ri-to-r..
S Tb,: hoti.m to be planked with ltb,- b,,t whir.; ..air p1,inl, ''J, -gral'thy, a.:.. and i '..- l.. i gvr-6 Lru ,tL --n l n glreral ULI ta-
'Lthire IDi Z Ithick. WAles if lihe tm'ilatris f.,nr inches thi': k. taa-,, awr .tr.te.nlau ,., pbilIsphy. le a, lemm.. i a., l lti talia.
free stiraLiet-s ot fall thickness, and two other strakes l.ba I,;a'" Jii.aitcs fc.m EL'op'OP, '-a Webh as Ir-:,tu ha c-.,uitu. ,A
ht .ji.iint'.h t. itr- thickaess of the bottom. The bottom to *iitii.n 'f-.r i-nxti lrpnrg 6..ul.t t., pr, i-r.ihtr. ,l-..,Jd rt,...rern.
i. la,utns i wi, ith ,w.) c-.,rp.j il;u ia l;tike5,r mvrC inlehes long, rc dL .. l.-r- Fr-r 'u rLh,.r aI trt .:tlar. iplt .,,tl-,, I, I...
m-d tt-.j a h..rt tre,.-.nail; crn an.l -.ne-aighth ia th iat ea-itb P [I L'. I'Nim Er ," IIlE ,'5 h-1 N.:- 4ia PiNtuigh. l'in.t5.-v iia.
afrt iI.', said l., i-a ,ItLL'-.,,te ilthiralg.huaiitl acth ,..-ppt r t..ltl..1;i oct --3t 5_ 1,' '
a ihih ,rf..fnt in6 dla inm..,r.r asd I.,ur -itraki.3n tah. .I-tI t., FIHE COLiMRI-iA IIllUSICALL Ai %iOC.I.ATION hI.:
l,.. .ai- t wih --pf-cr t..-l. t lir. '. aiiir, of one inch di- 1 the l1 -.ur.,-f. anit..,aiin, .aD, I-, afrlndis an.d itL- p.Il.I.
ameter, and L--..ri a--r i.1 l L. lar I'.1.t t -Iart,. in general ihil it Fi rct i .. .,rr ..n i i. ..ai..u will ,.- yr n aI
Th .....i ing ,Ii.. I.. it-- f l:.- e r. tw.I . nihes thick, except a u SALOON,
i'..-r ,..t .'a', kir., which tre to be of Oak, four inches thick, ,,, a I', a -j.next, October 11.
,in, hr. %-,to.;Id wtih Ita.- spikes in each frame.
Clamps to be ina two strakes of yellow pine, four inches thick TheI -AI.Da1-n h-n -.. u- d the valuable aid of Mrs. MaUL-
and ten inches wide, and each strake to Scarf six feet on each LER, of Baltimore, andits popular and favorite leader, Prof. C.
i;a thl, tai bolts hie, .nah. t-ie ..r,,- i'-.h dsimeter in LENscnow, has most kindly consented to play on this occa-
acaph frame and strak. g..u;c:.ir.,ugbh L...iad'i ':plaak. ion a Solo on the "Trombone," with full orchestra and ac-
Deck-frameto beo: v.l.itte-i i.ams ti,, i .-aild sixinches companiment. To which attraction will be added that of a
on the ends and nine a'- h- a .- tlln .- nirc. a.l- i. ,m;donotlcss well-selected programme, which it is hoped will give general
than ten inches, with carbines at proper intervals; beams on satisfaction.
the average not over four feet apart. To be thoroughly Tickets for non-subseribers, at 50 cents each, can be obtain-
secured with lodge and l ....m line,. .nd -1 ,lz;nI,q In..,: sunder ed at Messrs. Taylor & Maury's Bookstore, or at Geeoo. Hil-
each alternate beam. rTh. ahh.de t,. i.. ah,,r..,,glly lastened, bus's Music Store, Pennsylvania avenue.
and no root knees will be admitted. Waterways to be of The Programme will be announced hereafter.
white pine, nine by thirteen inches, and to be thoroughly B y order: A.,SCHAD,
fastened to the beams and side. The deck edge of the water- oct 5-diw .Secretary.
way to be shined on 1i inches. TRAY COW.-Strayed from English Hill, on Tuesday,
The main deck to be of white pine, free from knots and J the 28th, a small Cow, with blue 'ides, and the top of the
shakes, three inches thick and six inches wide, except three left horn off; white stripe on her back, dirty white; the pro-
strakes on each side, nearest the waterways, which will be of perty of widow Keller. Any person finding her will get the
the same materials and width, but four inches in thickness, reward of four dollars. oct 5-3t
which three strakes.will be let over the beams and carlines, D E aM VAL.-JOHN C. BRENT, Attorney at Law,
and bolted through the side and waterways with bolts five- .h TemovAd-ON C. E Att nr st atLiaw,
eighths of one inch diameter, and not more than four feet Jonson's grocery store near oct 2-tw
apart. M ain deck to be fastened with two six-ineh iron spikes I- t E A N D -A-_-b .-U -) I -b.L -. -%m t. ,.i. a--at
in each beam and strake, and one in each carlino. H At-l,-
Hatch and mast combings to be of mahogany, covered with .l th'..-L'crLi.rt.,u n.iourt.j, ri.nht L-i., n ieti ,M.itri, I,
a-u. ...' ftirri pial.. on the top and corners. a I l.Iri'r S r),r.l 1 1*,tin'. llId fa,. ,.n.. hit.. h al i i..i t mhl.
Plani-!..air a id main railof yellow pine, throe inches wagon was without springs, yellow body, and quite large. A
thick., reward of five dollars will be i,- ,Ifr ,r" th. safe return to.me
Hammock rail and n-,tt.ng.s to be finished in the usualman- of the same. CHAS. W. DAILEY,
nor. Full .-l.., I, flat-h vith the main rail, andwith cock- oct 5-3t Twentieth street.
---t lr;-.i .f- .1'-p.-l tI of white pine, and d.., k a.f lik. By R. LEMMON & CO., at Baltimore.
mal.:-rial, aI.) and one-half inches in thickness; tari ib, wh..., N1 WEDNESDAY, October 13th, at 11 o'clock, at
to be s-.' un r;I, kneed and fastened to the frame. 0 the'A-.:t....n Si.,r.-, on Buchanan's wlharf-
F.,-re,,,tlt 'leck to extend to the bowsprit bitts. Berth deck 2,970 bags Rio Green Coffee, cargo of brig Falmoutlh,just
to be of white ash, and laid in hatehes, and furnished with all arrived,'composed p inr;Li'l]y of new crop.
necessary fastenings. The copper fastenings of the bottom to Also, 1,800 bags Rio C.-i. i-.
be earriedonefootabovctheloadline. The bottom tobeplaned, Catalogues and samples ready the day I.. -;.,usI t.. the sale.
and all the wood andiron work to be covered with three coats sep 28-7t R'. LE51OiaN &i CO.
of best paint. Thebottomtohave a coatof tir. riti'iail i.tl- a-=-1. i.. :- .T I ,R-E-'.. .-r -'--
low, and to be coppered to the load line ait, paure .-h. ,ilt,r,imng I.I. IC HO
copper of twenty-four and twenty-six ounce copper and notlese s corner of F and 21st streets, formerly occupied by Mr.
a.an..,. hal.l .t i.n,\-six ounce. To furnish all the spars of Calderon de la Barea, subsequently by Mr. Crampton, and at
.:ry,'1e.rTI..fra L-llv'fitted,andplacedintheirproperpositlons. present by the Mexican Minister. For terms apply to Mrs.
Ifh.l..- cr ma.l-l.hr,-.:.fwhiteprac..andItLi,- rw.-dn. .. ilh, ...-i. EmrLYBEALS,or T. BD.BNALE. oct 5-eo2w
of spruce, free from knots. T, r rna h lall ,h.. ira ras-, s n- i 1- i r,- a.fl'r -.e a. I-.,an -. f Tl ,-tty L.e 1t, Hundr-ir I', -lt r.
plumber's work, (including two patent closets,) in any way irfor two, three, fear, or five years, upon security on highly
connected with the hull, spars, blocks, and rigging, with the improved real estate worth five times the amount.
exception, of anchors, chains, water tanks, and armament. For particulars address A. M. EB., through the post office.
To furnish and fit up on board of each vessel two copper oct --3taw2w
putrps, of suitable size and fixtures, with two complete sets of RESSR GOODS, t&c.-Just received-
gear, and extra boxes; To furnish all the blocks with iron )100 pieces new style Mousselines de Lane, from 12to
work complete. All blocks of greater dimensions than sven 1 eces ew st Mousselis d Lane, from 12 to
inches to be plank blocks, and provided with friction rollers; 50 cents
and all of less size with iron pins and bushes. To furnish a 50 pieces superiorl French do do do
capstan, steering apparatus, and six patent side lights of the 20 do plain do, in all the best colors
best description. To furnish the materials, fastenings, &c. 50 do Panametto Cloths, all colors
usual on board of revenue vessels, and execute every deserip- 10 do mode and fancy colored French Merinos
,,~~ ~ ~ 30 d do black Alpacas
tion ot work usually denominated joiner's work, and in any dpio do blc Alaas
manner connected with the vessels. In fact, to furnish all the Superiot do Bombasiain
materials necessary: execute all the beforementioned work in Black Mousseinede Laine
a nthfulr ma,,an,r, and to the satisfaction of the superintend- Half mourning do.
a fiilaaa i~drrct.ari tothesatsfatio ofthesuprinend Rich Brocade and plain Silk
-a t; s,nd dcIi r ln, vessels afloat in a safe harbor on the At- PlaRich Brocade and plain Silkddo
lantie, fully rigged, furnished, and equipped as above, and Black, watered, and rept do
finished to a cleat, with the exception of sails, chains, anchors, Bich, waiered, and repe o
armament, water tanks, (uamt......., nautial instrum. r,ot, cabin Rich figured and striped do
and ward-room furniture, and boats. 10 pieces plain black Oro de Rhine.
The materials, spars, cordage, At. to be all of the best With all the new styles of Dress Goods of the season, to
quality, and to the satisfaction of such person as may be de- which we especially invite the attention of the Ladies.
signaled by the Department to superintend the construction YERBY i N t I LEA.
of these vessels; and all the iron work exposed to the weather Sop 16 Pa. avenue, between 7th and 8th sts.
to be'properly galvanized. If none of the bids are satisfactory SPLENDID LOTTERIES
to the 1i.-oirtatiii, it will be at liberty to decline accepting F OTBR 1
any of i La ; nd rl also of increasing the number of the topsail FOR OCTOBER, 1852.
schooners instead. of the fore and aft schooners. Gregory & Maury, Managers,
The same specifications for the fore and aft schooners to be (S u oc es sos s T O J. W. MA uR & C .)
rigged and finished above deck in the usual manner of Pilot
boats, and with trunk cabin. $35,000! 10 prizes of $1,000
No proposal will be considered unless received from persons $3,0 10 p n ei of 1
engaged in ship building. And eaeh offer must be aceom- lottery for the benefit of
panied by the signatures of two responsible persons as sureties T H E S T A T E OF DEL A W A R E,
for the faithful fulfilment of the contract. Class 114, for 1862.
One-half of the amount of contract will be paid on presen- To be drawn at Wilmington, Delaware, on Saturday, Octo-
tation of satisfactory evidence that the vessels are planked up, her 16, 1852.
called, and the decks laid; and the balance on the delivery of 66 number lottery-12 drawn ballots.
the vessels completed. BRILLIANT SCHEME.
Bidders will furnish with their -ftr ..... ." 1 .. ofthe 1 prize of-..........$35,000 I 10 prizes of.........$500
manner in which these general ,. I ..t ;r- 1. t... arrived d 1 do ............... 10,000 10 do............... 400
out \iM. L. l.it-"iE, 1 do ............... 6,000 10 do............... 300
sep 24-wtN17 Acting Secretary of the Treasury. '1 do ............... 3,000 10 do-............... 250
1 do............... 2,400 165 do............... 200
1) EI.OIl .-.-.WM .\. ,lIIFFIIH, h.iig rin. 10 do ............... 1,000 A te. &c. A&.
Lb from the old stand corner of E and 9th streets, to Twelfth Tickets $10-Halves $5-Quarters $2.60.
and E streets, a few doors from Pennsylvania avenue, is now Certificate of a package of 22 wholes- ..........$110 00
prepared to do all sorts of work at his new establishment. Do do 22 halves--------. $-55 00
Sculpture, Ornamental or Plain Monuments, Tombs, and o do 2 qartes.....................2 7
Head-stones, of Itajian or American marble, executed in the o 2 quarers.................... 27 70
very best style. __
Constantly on hand, and made to order, Monuments and $80,000 10 prizes of $10,000! 100 prizes of $1,000!
Gravestones. Also, Soapstone for fIr. i.t.. and stove linings. Lottery for the benefit of
All orders by mall punctually atimi.ri.d ir, on the corner of THE STATE OF DELAWARE.
Twelfth and E streets, a few doors from Penn. avenue. Class G, for 1852.
oct 4-eo2w [NewstMetro.] To be drawn at Wilmington, Delaware, on Saturday, 0cto-
A FURNISHED HOUSE, favorably located, will ber 23d, 1852.
be let for a year to a good tenant, on application to Dr. VERY SPLENDi D SCHEME.
,i, EitEN, C street, near 44. sep 24-eo2w 1 splendid capital of...$80,000 1 prize of............. $10,000
~ ~~1 splendid prize of-m..in. 10,000i 1 do------------.....10,000
qTATIONER'S HALL.-The stock of Stationery, Cut- 1 do--.-.-.-.-.-. .... 10,000 1 do-........... 10,000
13 lery, Musical Instruments, Music, Perfumery, and Fancy 1 do....................... 10,000 1 do................... 10,000
Goods of thi' ,,1,1 an-] elig;iby situated establishment is, to- 1 do-.---.--.'.'.'.'.-.'... 10,000 20 do............ 4,000
_.,h-..r cuith -t..'.d r 1w1 ..f ii, offered for sale by reason of 1 do-.............-.........10,000 100 do---.------- 1,000
a -i,.l...l. h of: ..: i ,i-,r ,,:x,..r, Mr. W illiam Fischer. 1 do....................... 10,000 155 do.................. 400
For terms apply to his widow, Mrs. H. FI$scaR, C street, or ac, at. &e.
to Br. W. GwUNTON, at the Bank of Washington. Tickets $20-Halves 10-Quarters 5-Eighths 2.60.
Until disposed of altogether, the goods will be retailed at Certicateofapackageof26wholes--------------$270 00
inventory prices. oct 4-tf Do do 26 halve-.......................... 135 00
P ERFUMERY AND FANCY ARTICLES.- Do do 2iqumrtirs.................. 67 50
Lubin's Extracts, genuine Do do 26 eighths........................ 33 75
Roussell's do do
Wright's do do $38,000! $17,000! $9,000! 10 prizes of $1,000;
Piver Pomomado Mhclle de Breuf Lottery for the benefit of
,Ursina, or real Bear's Grease THE STITE OF DELAWA RE.
Ox Marrow Pomade Class No. 125, i...r I"h52.
L,,r'a inc Myrile Pomatum To be drawn at Wilm,nigin.e, D.lawart, a-n Saturday, Octo-
A.mnairennIr tha, cure and prevention of chapped hands, her 30th. l-.2.
Cold Cream 14 drawn numbers in each package of 25 tickets.
orr' "lrq, rr.ph..u, ,u SPLEItflD setMl;E.
l'reant ,.f R,.,iemary and Castor Oil, for cleansing and 1 prize of.............$38,000 1 1 prize ef......... $2,357"
., ,a.ta-.l tin6g ih. hair . .. 1 do................ 17,000 10 do............ 1,000


CITY AFFAIRS.
CORPORATION OF WASiHrNOTON

BOAD OF A.LtRMLSn, Mr..j r.-l,. l',isn 4, 1852.
Present: Mtes.ri. NIrgruiJur. Mi.rgairi. W;lson, Bayly,
Borrow, Tcweji. lHill. l.lil.. \ it. rlench, (Presidentj)
muril...n, Thurnley, Pagt., i and1hetlr.
.iu fmotuij onr Mr. Divtt. it nta-
R&idlJd. Thbil the B,-., l take a recess ft.i1]i l purpose
-if pcrmuttijg Mr Frazier, ut Vrginiia, to ii.)JIre.. the
rmunbibcrs of ltin Bu.hlst in rielautau, [,t' the jiue'ruflmitu..r and
arrangements oif time i.rr% ut th>,: P'.uinac brailg.
After Ie ba:,'J cuiLlud, d. t1. il- Pr i-lent .tI hi r '. r nd re-
urni,-Il the chair
Thu1 C1 tIn lidll belt'ur.: th Boau.rI a leti-r frr.ij Th-.,a,a
1I. Parsmus, agent .,f the Riailroadl t impiry, aind. ; ..ia Jat .
itaroducrP'd a bill gr.aiurn..i ,l, lati letter, ciititledl An act
autL.,rizing thi .:i,, J .,l;tibU t lt *,- a a, ald.tioraul hlir t.1t
firer four tiLe FaIth t' i hlai% h *>. i.'alI thbr tt mea:
,aid patsed.
Mr. TI,.,Est, Ifrom th,:r Committee on l'.,lie., r.. p..rt-dJ,
.v wiay :'f armiCndDii.rit, s-iubstitut,- fr thi r tli'uta., au-
ilur;arng th, .ect-li..u ..l itelegrap h -it- I1 thi, t:.'; which
wae CuDatideril u1d aaraji,] to, and the resolution as amend-
,:d waL thrn ral tile tL;r.l time and passed.
Ni llrr.-ta,,.., .., I,..or', introduced an act for the st-
pr,.,v.narut fG -itr.,it t birth letn,.n N;Utl aidit] Tinth
i'trict wr..l, auJ f.,r u'Ll r ttinrar':,-.. ; : ln l ti,a- r. id thrlir e
itItIle ut pas cal.
i r. W irt pre. d I1. 11nt .l jU |-. ..,.ila-rlt Jj lni; 'li .i .
1',r ti. rrm- .trion ot am hue, ,ih;ch Wau a ..l'!.i t.J I.. thc
i n tfl iaiittL ,l Cl imL' 10
Mr,. % .I.i.- ti i E a pr.-_e t.., a Lauiitm, dl liir, Aji'fred lia..-
lir ] rIai ltiia ti) ttiumlNbt- g lithe city anl' putIi -haug .1
diret-l-jrt : whi,.h t u- ref'rcer l t.. the C .mntitti.e .a li.r-
ir ,u:rt ar ,
Mt. I' viYLV, froam the C'"utmaittee of ClaIlmiu, *.,:.rtri I a
hill eut'iltl. n al' t 1'f.r the relief of Fli.rti [ e l c. 't
wh. h ,i-rm reau iithreet lii-a and [sa .l aeaS .
iMr T'[m E;. fr1'.m ti e t rnnutoiiieu ir. Police, reported,
wrthautlAnietadirnet, the joint rvo1e.ltjut auitbri'ituc the
,aim:l.ntigi .-i' eertalua ltm i 4 iijuSu N,. 5.l ila ih [itime wharf
v'-ij.,rn, rg the satie, mund it was itien re.l, [la: third time
sn1.1 .'z _:,l ,I t y 'era in.. araLi s. I'llKa',w :
Yia.---MNl5's. M,'grMrlt-r, M.,rgaaH, iill, i.'r.ion, Thorn-
1*. 'a^agt. Whtml:her, ,t|li Frn.h-M.-..
'N'r;:-AMre'rm. iai I, ;.i, rr,,I..W T.w:a-,.-. ud,. Wirt--4.
iMr. ToU'Lr. 'LE fta,', Hie ',tulmitt.. *Ii Ci.'Limsu, report-
ed a bill entitled "An act for the relief of Win. A.
Hughes ;" which was read three times and passed.'
Mr. THORNLERy, from the Committee of Claims, reported
a bill entitled "An act for the relief of John L. Dennis ;"
which was read twice and ordered to lie on the table.
Mrr WILsON, from the Committee on Improvements, re-
ported a bill entitled "An act amendatory of the act en-
titled an act for the improvement of 7th street west," ap-
proved September 12, 1861; which was read three times
and passed.
Mr. IVL.'S pt'-..nl.l i petition from Walter Lenox
and others, for rLli. t 'r..m taxation for certain improve-
ments; which was referred to the Committee on Improve-
nienty.
Mr. MAOGiUDER, on leave, submitted a joint resolution
ia ..raIr:aU the Mayor to pay the Register and Tax Clerk
according to the act of September 2, 1862 ; which was
read three times and passed.
On motion of Mr. WIasoN, the Board resumed the con-
sideration of the joint resolution aut'. ri.i'a: a change of
the grade of 10th street west, between K street north and
Massachusetts avenue ;" and it was then read the third
time and passed.
Mr. TowEns, from the Committee on Police, reported a
bill entitled "An act, to repair the roof of the shed to the
east wing of the Centre Market;" which was read three
times an' passed
The CuAInt li .1 r.,: the Board a communication from
the Mayor, nominating Joseph H. Hilton for Police officer
in the First Police District, in place of John Dewdney re-
moved; which nomination was considered and confirmed.
Mr. MORGAN, on leave, introduced a bill entitled "An
act making an additional appropriation for the construc-
tion of a watch-house in the First Ward;" which was read
three times and passed.
Mr. MooAN presented a petition from Maurice Hollo-
ran, Asking aw .fr..-.[ iiti..u for certain work done on
19th street west; which was referred to the Committee of
Claims.
Mr. MAGoUDER, on leave, introduced "An act making
an appropriation for the repair of the West Market;"
which was read three times and passed.
Mr. WILSON, on leave, introduced An act for the re-
lief of Win. H. Thompson;" which was read three times
and passed.
The bills from the Board of Common Council, entitled
"An act for the relief of the Foundry Church," and "An
act to increase Ih. -a I .ry of the Surveyor," were severally
taken up, read twice, and referred to the Committee on
Finance.
The resolution from the Board of Common Council, in
relation to the hour of meeting of the two Boards, was
taken up, read twice, and amended; and was then read
the third time as amended, and adopted.
Mr. WIB.T presented a petition from Mary Phillippi, for
the remission of a fine; which was referred to the Com-
mittee of Claims.
Mr. WILsoN, from the Committee on Improvements,
reported a bill entitled "An act for the relief of the
holders of the property at the intersection of E street
:Mrtla and 1llth street west, which was taxed for elevating
the pavement at that point;" which was read three times
and passed.
The bill from the Board of Common Council entitled
"An act to provide for extending the sewer along 9th
street west to the north side of New York avenue" was
taken up, read twice, and referred to the Committee on
Improvements.
The following bills from the Board of Common Coun-
cil were severally taken up, read three times, and passed,
viz:
An act making an appropriation for a sea-wall at the
foot of llth street east.
An act making an appropriation for the filling and
grading behind the abutments of the bridge over the Ca-
nal at 14th street west.
An act for the improvement of 2d street east from
Delaware avenue and Boundary street.
An act authorizing the curbstones to be set and the
footway paved on the south fronts of squares No. 198,
216, and 217.
An act making an appropriation for taking up and re-
laying the pavement on the north side of Pennsylvania
avenue, between 9th and 10th streets west.
An act authorizing the grading and paving of the alley
in square No. 627; and the
Joint resolution from the Board of Common Council for
the construction of a sewer at the corner of M street
north and 9th street west.
Mr. WXrT, on leave, submitted a resolution instructing
the Committee on Finance to inquire into the expediency
of increasing the compensation of the Commissioners of
the several Wards ; which was read and adopted.
The bill from the Board of Common Council entitled
"An act authorizing the curbstones to be set and the foot-
way paved on the north fronts of squares No. 461, 483,
and 416" was taken up, read twice, and referred to the
Committee on Improvements.
The bill from the Board of Common Council entitled
"An act making an appropriation for the contingent ex-
penses of the Auxiliary Guard" was taken up, read twice,
and referred to the Committee on Finance.
The resolution from the Board of Common Council in
relation to the pump in the alley in square No. 466 was
taken up, read twice, and referred to the Committee on
Improvements.
The bill from the Board of Common Council for the re-
lief of Michael Sullivan was taken up, read twice, and
referred to the Committee of Claims.
The bill from the Board of Common Council to regulate
the sale of bread was taken up, read twice, and referred
to the Committee on Police.
The bill from the Board of Common Council for the
relief of Martin King was taken up, read twice, and re-
ferred to the Committee on Improvements.
Mr. MAOrUODa, on leave, submitted a resolution re-
questing the Mayor to have two brackets and burners
placed behind the chair of the President of this Board;
which was read and adopted.
And the Board adjourned.


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M"r. KLLLI, froni titi Commuittee ,f .laim, t, fhi:ch
wias rucirrt-rti ih- r.etitian ,)t ik-auni, iullhuai, aikied, to b
diauhrargd t'ri-, its further m ,.,rjterelmt e ; an'J thi tom .
wmttee wtl accurdlngl_ daU,,hargud.
I Mr. I'. tL, on leave, introduced a bill making an appro-
priation for the sea-wall at the foot of Eleventh street
east; which was read three times and passed.
The CHAIR announced the appointment, of Mr.- Mead
on the Committee of Claims and the Committee on the
Canal; and Mr. Hanson onwthe Committee to examine
the AtL(,.,uMit_ ,.l the lit-,ier, in place ofMr. Hutehing-
',uD, r,,.--,+ on ,+-d. ; .-,
Mr. Be ati, on leave, introduced bills entitled a" kr.
act for the improvement of Second street east, from Del-
aware avenue to.Boundary street," and ",An act making
air maprm..rr.i.rti..,i forthe filling uald gI..liug bi-h.liIa the
*bitrti:uats ._i tih. brige over iha- lC'ttal 1[F'o.,urteC-nth
itrud wv,.t," whichwere severally read -hree tinanes an'J
passed.
Mr. HAY presented the account of George E. Kirk fur
: IIUtnti 11 -illat.: i th I- .1N Hall which.was refti:-l tif,
r"'.': a.'[iiaIr riia 'rn Inr ,[,rivi n tii l-..
Mr. MU.LOY, i-a 1.- rm. t &trv..|,.-'.d joint resolution in
relation to a gravel pit in tie Fifth Ward; which was read
three times and passed. -
On motion by Mr. BRYAN, tibt lt i m:.--t;tla.I "An act to
provide for extending the sewer 4l9ng Ninth street west
to the north side of New York avenue," was taken up,
read three times, and passed, with amendments proposed-
by Mr. Bryan. .
The I ill, from ii, l.,,11- 1 L .Tit.-t ita i1t,,L.orizing the
'lrraa ta...n~. t i r i ta l.!.[..riraa ti.,,i -i ii .. c-t I hi'. aith-n 'b
1il, ii '..l lat jo.it' i i., -..li i--h J hrih .m r.'iig the eii'.luin '
ot certain lots in --am.h... ;. >', ob th0 lhar' .ri,,,iita
the same, welt ..-'bI ti.,. ii.p, -read twice, and re-
ferred to the ('Lataaitt .j Pie . aI
Thie r,. :.lihtu Ir.a h.er ,ne Board authorizing the
,Ma.,.-r itr., .ay ir.:. iint.cir-inid Tax Clerk aecgdingto the
a-.t -.-t $opt..ratm- ". a,.,', it, taken up, read twice, and,
- t -I t a t a t a, ml iiJ I ltJ t an ( .^ lt h + -i .
Mir. PL ri ait i tL ..n;ttl the i-ijlliing rurn tlata',-., which
Iva ? i'. i-1 ., '
'ii .'-/.m 'ILh.t i,. i_'.-mnt ;tta.: on Improvements be in-
-itru t-d to inquire.into the (t[,.,lienc; of examining and
d.zi'iia Si-.tim. pl.ii whereby thit dLI.-t of hearingin the
('.,,ih..lt I'att11t0 may be remedied; what plan, and the
expense of the same; and also whether any other room
iri the I.1;1 iaIII raI -I. substituted for the same, andreport
'iih--.at -i-J..Iy i.t11 or otherwise.
MiL I .. .. t m,,U leave, (and in accordance with tihe
petition,) introduced a bill authorizing the curbstone to
be set and footway paved on the south front of squares
198, 216, and 217; which was read three times and
passed.
Mr. DOUGLASS, on leave, introduced a bill entitled "An
act for repairing the reservoir at the corner of 18th street
west and I street north ;" which was read three times and
passed.
The bills from the Board of Aldermen entitled An act
making art appropriation for the repair of the West Mar-
ket," An act making an appropriation for the construc-
tion of a watchlhoune in the First Ward," and "An act for
the relief of Win. H. Thompson," were severally taken up,
read three times, and passed.
On motion, the bills from the Board of Aldermen for the
relief of James Major was taken up, read the third time,
and passed.
Mr. EASBY, from the Committee oni Police, to which was
referred the resolution from the Board of Aldermen re-
t,,. 6U,. IIP Mayor to cause the removal of the wreck of
.h. -:h....:.. r Llewellcn and other obstructions from the
channel of the Potomac, reported the same, with an amend-
ment, which was agreed to; and the bill was read the
third time and passed.
On motion, the bill to grade and gravel 16th street west,
from K to. 0 street north, was taken up, read the third
time, and passed.
Mr. CALLAN, on leave, introduced a joint resolution
authorizing the Mayor to cause the dead bodies to be re-
moved from square 447 ; which was read three times and
passed.
On motion, the bill for the relief of John Shennar was
taken up, read thie third time, and passed.
Mr. EAsrBY, on leave, introduced the following bill in
relation to taverns; which was read twice and made the
special order of the day for Monday next, and ordered to
be printed:
Be it enacted, That all the restrictions, penalties, and
requirements of the act entitled "An act supplementary
to the act entitled an act amendatory of an act laying a
tax on shops, porter cellars, and confectionaries, and in-
creasing the tax on ordinaries, retailers, theatrical amuse-
ments," approved October 28, 1861, be and the same is
hereby declared to be, and are made, applicable to and
binding upon all taverns in the city of Washington.
Mr. CALLAN, on leave, introduced a bill authorizing the
construction of a gutter across I street north; which was
read three times and passed.
Mr. MEAD, from the Committee of Claims, reported a
bill for the relief of William Cross; which was read three
times and passed.
Mr. DOwNER, on leave, introduced a bill making an ap-
.ruit; iLt;... for gravelling E street between 18th and 131
streets; which was read three times and passed.
The amendment of the Board of Aldermen to the joint
resolution in relation to the hour of meeting of the two
Boards was taken up, read, and agreed to.
Mr. BARR submitted the following resolution, which was
read and adopted:
Resolved, That the City Surveyor be directed to examine
and report a plan and the cost thereof whereby the water
running from L and M streets north into 14th street west
may be thrown across 14th street and Vermont avenue,
&c., so as to be conducted into the branch emptying into
Rock Creek.
Mr. PEPPERn, from the Committee on the Fire Depart-
ment, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act es-
tablishing a fire department," reported the same without
amendment.
The CHAIR announced the appointment of Mr. Mead as a
member of the Board of Control of the Washington Canal,
in place of Mr. Hutchingson, resigned.
And then the Board adjourned till Monday next, at 7
o'clock P. M.

BY GREEN & SCOTT, Auctioneers.
y VALUABLE IMPROVED PROPERTY at Auc-
tion.-On Fri.1 -.;. the 8th instant, we shall sell, on the
premises, at 5 ,.i... P M., a fine building Lot, with the im-
provements, it being Lot No 29, in square No. 105, fronting
45 feet on 18th street west, between north H and I streets,
running back 101 feet to a wide alley. The improvements are
a large two-story frame House, with back buildings. The
above-described property is handsomely located, but a short
distance from the War Department.
Terms: One-third cash; balance in six, twelve, and eigh-
teen months; the purchaser to give notes for the deferred
payments, bearing interest. A deed given and a deed of trust
taken. Title indisputable. Sale positive.
GREEN i SCOTT,
oct 2-d [Union] Auctioneers.
By 3. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer.
SUPERIOR OLD LONDON DOCK, COGNAC,
Pinet, atid Otard Brandies, Ruthrauff Whiskey,
Port, Sherry, ati Madeira Wines, Havana Cigars,
tonlectionary, etc. at Auction.-On Monday morning,
October the llth, at 10 o'clock, I shall sell, at theestore of
Mr. James Fitzgerald, (he having determined to relinquish
business ior the present,) on Pennsylvania avenue, a few doors
east of the United States Hotel, all his stock in trade, com-
prising-
Superior old London Dock Brandy, in casks and bottles
Do Otard, Dupuy & Co. do do
Do Pinet, Castellon & Co. do do
Do Seignette & Co. do do
Do Port and Sherry Wines do do
Do Ruthrauff Whiskey, in casks
Do Monongahela and Irish Whiskey, in casks
Do Holland Gin, Jamaica Spirits, Stoughton Bit-
ters
Large lot of Havana Cigars, various brands
Lot of prime chewing and smoking Tobacco
Pickles, Catsup, Chocolate, Macearoni
Prunes, Raisins, Almonds, Filberts, Canary Seed
45 boxes No. 1 Fire Crackers
Lot of Candies, Candy Jars, Counter Scales
Platform Scales, Glass Cases, Weights and Measures.
Together with a lot of Toys, Fancy Goods.
Terms: $25 and under, cash; over that sum a credit of
two and four months, for notes satisfactorily endorsed, bear-
ing interest. JAS. C. McGUIRE,
oct 4--d [Union] Auctioneer.
By BARNARD & BUCKEY, Georgetown.


bracing almost every variety of the very finest Fren. h Gae-
ters, Boots, Slippers, &c.
Terms; $25 and under, cash; over $25, thirty and sixty
days, for notes satisfactorily endorsed, bearing interest.
oct 6-2t
C1 ON.STABLE' 'SAL.E.--By-airtue of tw... writ i ..r 6
fa., issued by John L. Smith, one of the JUettites of ihe
Peace in and for said county and District, against the sehrnon.
erLeban,.u rr wagma. one in favor of John Escem and e.no in
favor ofl' t,'r Led-lu, I bave leviedon aais ehouoner Lebanon,
and shall expose the same foe sale for cash, to the highest bid-
der, at Lambell's wharf, on te ,Ptonmao river, uon Thursday,
the 7th October, 18$2, at 2 o'clock P. M t satisfy said eaxe
oution. H. T. L. WILSON. Constable.
oct 1-1,4,7


MARRIAGE
At Taliabaasea, a FFlorida,) tO Tuesday, 28th September,
t.j the Right Rti Bielh,)p Ilcrttnor. JAMES CLLUNAS,
rf Net-n rleans, to ELIZABETH WIRT, daughter of thel
Hon Tm.,.i.- RA tiLL, of Florida

DEATHS . .
On the 6th instant, MERRILL H. OBER,ii A*2a
ynar uf hi- age, f.irmtrly of Mnnkton, Vermont; .
B6' Hisfi trmeri,.l and aqaamainnoei arm respec-fully in-
aitedJ 1. :rttend his fainrral mn thus ITLiirsJayi afternotu,
%it ; ,'h te.:k. fr-rn tie if.idjpnce .if Mrn L.rosaTjN. Capl-
t.- Hell.
In Alexandria, Virginia, on the 29th ultimno,4WitIAM
'1. UtLIEEN, in the twenty second year of his age, formerly
r_ .If t 0 e i. i
S .1 regular imeeiling L-f the Board of Dlrectdiis
,1 1'L C.'anirai Burd',c .t.-,,'- arir, will te held this (Th rsa.
.ia'i t.i. at, .1 te .,'i.Qtk. an lh i HalL ,ftiben MadaealCalago,
.,in' r.,! F and l ti tmtr,'-:li. f. J IOCtHE.
oct 7 -rrteiy.
tE- The Nev. or. Tereisale. bhi special requeast.will
preach to-nigh'. in ah. LC icrc- B[pLj:t ti'icrrh. -:'n the Bibr
-1.-.- l;n- of el,- i.,,n fr l.,. a'arc,r r r- ',r-ctt.ll, irn ited to
,at...d. .U,. r ftr...
, Tt'i'llt 12.--I a, iti .',y ,-ia,.ated u s..... A.TrAt
1I BADLEY, with me in business. Hewill'give his par itteu-
1i [i[- .ti.a i ibn- h rI-c .- .aio' and Utall lpt inl elIttmra against
tat '- ar 'ratacrt -a i.ta.1 ]i..lliiAl-. rdddehad pta[-pipd. BRjD-
1 a W ,'.,hriitrr .el..l. C '.
JOS. 3. BRADLEt.
G.aIrm..r.' Ari..r, ,iar, la ;l.d tlit z.LtteLt,, PhiiJadelphaIa,
.I'trnil ,' i.'e ein r,.,, N.: W .t k H...l.-i.q lDaily Adi-re iier1
t-i.vtLlle Jinarriii. St. L.'ai'- Rephb, iL'. aal Nt (I Orteans
'ta ayJcn,. prli'si> e. py I-.r tiree mi.,'nihb, indm ec i th.-iTr sAls
to tha' '-tO-- -.it 4-3m
W r lNTED --l Dalr) Man and Woman. Uh, t,-
u aug vy unAdrnaud thibr r.usibeI. will hear .,f a s;t-
S ii anal ',1. w-..dd he pcrrm.rrsl. and ine ne.id apply bu(t auhb as
can 'TO l.hat mai- tstiFrliac-ery rcml',T.'a-o.ks.
A iia n rlr-r .t--.a arqaaon.i n.th all ithe vinn ibrabchta
*I ni ,r.ril.:s.imn tiill al.ut heair 01 a 'tltait].r at abu'e, but he
itar:-t -ia ai.wtcan.r. r.i..rtia.-- of hiscEpapitr,&c. :at.
a ,- ,. J-l... - .+ ;7

5.1LEN THIS DAY.
A CARD.-The attention of tbh I, L .Jia` an. l ,,intldeniebof
Washington is respectfully inrtaI'. '.. ,th' .-alm ,t- excel-
lent Furniture at the residence of Mr. Broom; on south B street,
Capitol Hill, which will take place on Thursday, the 7th
instant, at 10 o'clock A. Mh The furnitmuris of a goodquility,
and the sale will be ,iII worthy the attention of persons
wishing to purchase. F.-.a further mri.-lirts ee- 5i.t.-rti.--.
nient. '.iREEN & C'a:0 fT,
Oct 6- [l-r,.,..j.] -A il.:.n ,r,.
BY1-(,-H I.N a t (01IT, Aureioneeis.
HANDSOME HoLa .lIOLD AND lItTCIIHEN
Purliture at Auction.-OBn TLIr-., h. 1 h ;n inst.,
at 10 o'clock A. Mi., we shall sell, i, tl,- r. .aI.i, t..tl' Mr.
Broom, on southB street, near Nev. J,' i r% avenue, on qapi-
tel Hill, an excellent assortment of .Fiaiir.ar-, via:
Mahogany hair-seat Sofas and i-'h Tj,.
Do i,,...r. c- rI Ln..tar and Chairs
Do i,.,tb ,ai hai;r--..a r.-.i Rocking Chairs
Fine silk, damask, and white Window Curtains
Mahogany centre and marble-top pier Tables
Do Ottomant, dliri.g ,and --them Tables .
Do dressing L:.i..j.., V,'v ih and Workstands
Walnut and maple Bedsteads and- I e.tr Beds
China, '1,iii. Crocket;..,n.rl Si-..u. Vl I
Girandoles, Candelab: a., l.,ll .A. --ther Lamps
Fine Brussels, parlor, pi-L.,g;. 1sl st I. Carr-tr
Ivory handle Knives .-itid F.rk-, ld Cl.-'ti-, ..
.k i t i. tl at ,-ai -.l l.. r .tI.. t-._
Wii1,L 'a. inral .- t rtinea of Kitchen Requisites.
Terms: All sums of and under $25 cash; over $25, a credit
of 60 and 90 days, for notes satisfactorily endorsed, bearing
interest. GREEN & SCOTT, .
oct 2-d [Union] Auctioneers.
BY J. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. ,
AUCTION SALE OF NEW HO-ElI O(OD. WVAL.
tnut. Mlalogain a.nd Maple Cabinet Fur-'trilture.
*a flaariLy morning, October the 7th, at 10 o'clock, I shall
sell, at.Apollo Hall, on Pennsylvania avenue, llet r--n 13th
and 14th streets, the e:[ire stock of Mr. Lew Hipkin':. he
having determined to at: I.- hi ;a business.
French, Tete-a-Tete, a,,'d ,,.-.r Sofas
Divans, B-:k--rc. BRout r..a-
French, ,atbr., an a Mahogany Spring-seat Chairs
Walnut Cane-seat Chairs, Hat Racks
Ladies Walnut and Mahogany Work Tables
Secretary, Bookcases, Music Racks
Full marble-top dressing and plain Bureaus
Enclosed Washatauda, Toilet Tables
Mahogany and Cherry BEriaak fat srai Dining Tables
French Bedsteads, Trundle Bedsteads
Maple Bedsteads, Cradles, Clocks
Gilt-frame Looking-glasses, Butler's Trays, a&e.
Terms: $30 and under cash; over that sum a credit of two
and four months, for iniii.-.arit .d.r--. n- arc, -ar,.nng in-
terest. ,TAi :. M.IItUIRE,
sop 28-d ( [Union]. Auctioneer.
By A. (IHEEN. Auirlioneer
EED OF TBH[a'I'T ILE OF VALULAB.LE
Property at Auction.-On Thaurs-day it ':th ..I Sep-
tember next, I shall sell, at 5 o'clock P. Itt ..n 'a rhe p -tes.
by virtue Xf a d.-,:.A .,'f trust to the subscrinh-.r fr...-m Wiilam
Dowling, ,li.-.l b' ,h day of October, one lh.,urand eight hun.
dred and LI lv.-n-. and recorded in Liber J. A. S.,SNO 32,
folios 154, I -', I-"4', and 157, one of the land records .for
'a.t,mt..,eI.,i county, in the District of Columbia, all that part
a- ai N X.. .2,1) twenty, in square N-1. 24. 1 twu bandre,- and
fifty-four, beginning for said part at ti ortrhwes ,al f..nr Af
said lot, and running thence on the south line of F street
north, east nineteen'feet eleven and a half inches, thence
south one hundred and fifty-nine feet to an alley, thence west
with said alley nineteen feet eleven and a half inches, and
thence in a straight line to the place of beginning, with the
improvements. The above-described property is on the south
side of F, between 13th and 14th streets, handsomely located.
Terms: One-third of the purchase money to be paid cash in
hand; the balance in two equal instalments at six and twely
months; It ,.- p i,..' r I. giid nr-,i:. f.,r thr deJfe'rr, pa.ementr,
bearing iu,-:r. t -'r.-a, tthe- 'ivy .. : ,i A a e." d g 'tit a Ii a ,imtil
of trust taken. All deeds and c.rntv'nt,:.. 5 at tLe r.alt ul' the
purchaser. Should the terms nitI I......npi.d whii in fire
days from the day of sale, the Tru.,i- re-irrvze ib. r;ght to
re-sell at the risk and cost of the first purchaser, by giving
three days' notice of-such sale in the National Intelligencer.
WM. B. HOW AREl. Trui--e.
aug 20-3taw&ds A. GREEN, Auctioneer.
JW- The above sale Is postponed until Thursday, the
23d instant, same hour., WM. B. HOWARD, Trustee.
sept 10-3taw&ds GREEN & SCOTT, Auetn'rs.
5S- The above sale is further postponed until Wed-
nesday, the 29th instant, same hour and place.
WM. E. HOWARD, Trustee.
sep 24-3tawds GREEN & SCOTT, Aucts.,
^a #The above sale is further postponed until Thurs-
day, the 7th of October; same hour and place.
WM. E. HOWARD, Trustee.
sep 30-3taw&ds GREEN i SCOTT, Aucts.
ilI\ HAI NKIIDA BL(k~EI Gelrgetuwn.
(JN NTrIIt[) IIY .It-"1 EL NOON, at 4 .:.'tl...-., we
will sell on the premises, Lot No. 14, in Beatty and
ilawkin's addition to Georgetown, 131 feet 10 inches on the
south side of West street, and 84 feet 4 inches on High street,
improved with a brick and frame dwelling.
Also, part of Lot No. 7, in same addition, 35 feet 7 inches
on West street, running back 135 feet, more or less.
Also, Lot No. 54, with part of Lot No. 65, same addition,
together 120 feet on north side of Second street, and running
back 77 feet, divided into 5 lots of 24 feet each.
Sale positive. Terms liberal and at sale.
....a a-t. BARNARD & BUCKEY. ,.u.t,,raers
Bi R-EEN .it"COTT. Autioueers.
HANDSOME NEW T'I0-STOE)R BRICK
House and Iot al Aticliou.-On Thurnd.y. thl- lih
instant, we shall selling r ,utmn -i tlh-,- [ir.n-ne. ',i a aia.'c P.M..
an excellent two-story Brii.k H-ia-e, wlat Kiaitcmt, taniasnmag
five rooms, it being par: ,ir L,.t N.,. 17. ita Tut,'. sstdijai.jn
of square No. 537, fronang man il m-u.:,:t. t.tiw.wen Virginii
avenue and E street. Thb.-eH,,'ii rnew ant wi-ll'-muir.
Terms cash. *
oct 6-2t [Union] GREEN i SCOTT, Auets.
Bi IL. N. '-il T'rON, Iuctlioneer.
( I'.'ta lam,,',t' m,. -a n' ,i t ( 'm r r,f i ','n(t sfrsi- .)
D RY (;(IID.u, RICH SILK' FANCY r-OODS,
lmawls. I.adlea" Silk. natln. aid Morocco C;aters
and Shi.p,:rs,( Ihirtin'.n and Mies' Sta.r-s. tlen~llmen't BR'),,
and Gaiters, &c.-On rhanr'day morning. ihe 7il, instant. at
9 o'clock, at my auction store, I shah sell an tmvc-e -'i rich
Fancy Goods, just received frim the Nt.rrth, c'.naiasug of a
great variety of articles for lrdm *" and g.'nlemen'a us--. Als.,.
the balance of a stock of a Fin y B..ut 'an-i Si.:.- ri-tre. e

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EULOGY
ON THE
LIFE AND SERVICES OF HENRY CLAY,
By Hots. JOHN J CRITTENDEN.
DELrvZRED AT LotirvissA, KNTrucKY, Seze 29, 1852.

LADIEs AMD GENTLEMEN : I am very sensibleof the dif-
ficulty and magnitude of the task which I haveundertaken.
I amn to address you in commemoration of the public
services of HEZNn CLAY, and. in celebration of is obse-
quies. His death filled his whole country with mourn-
ing, and the loss of no citizen, save the Father of his
Country, has ever produced such manifestations rof the
grief and homage of the .public heart. His history has
indeed been read "in a nation's eyes." A nation's
tears proclaim, with their silent eloquence, its sense of
the national loss. Kentucky has more than a common
shara in this national bereavement. To her it isa dumni.
tic grief-to her belongs the sad privilege of being the
chief mourner. He was her favorite sun. her pride, and
her glory. She mourns for him as a mother. But let her
not mourn as those who have no hope of consolation. She
can find the richest and the noblest solace in the memory
of her son, and, of his great and good actions; and his
fame will come back, like a comforter from his grave, to
wipe away her tears Even while she weeps for himn hr
tears shall be minLgled with the proud feelings of triumph
which his name will inspire; and Old Kentucky, from the
depths of her affectionate and her,,ic heart, shall exclaim,
like the Duke orf Ormond, when informed that his brave
sai had fallen in battle, "1 wuuld not exohang-. my dead
son for any living son in CLristcnd.um."
From these same abundant sources we may hope that
the widowed partner of rbis life, who now sits in sadness at
Ashland, will derve e.:.me pleasing consolation. I pre-
sume not to offer any words of comfort of my own. Her
grief is too sacred to permit me ut.: use that privilege.
Yon, Bons and Dauguters of Kentucky, bv ae eeiul.1i:
here to commemurlste his life and death. How .:in I a-l-
dresap you suitably on such a theme ? I feel the oppres-
sive coosciousneas that 1 cannot du it in tlermro adequate
to the subject, or to your excited feelings. lam no Ora-
tor, nor have I ounmo here to attempt any idle or vain-
glorious display of words; 1 come as a plain Kentuckin,
who. sympathizing in all your feelings, presents you with
this address, as his poor offering, L. te 1.id upon thati
altar -which you are here reacting to the nifm).ry of
HENssY CLAY. Let it no t be judged according to its own
value, but according to the spirit in which it is offered.
It would be no dtficahl task to address you on this oc-
casion in the extravagant and rhetorical langiiuage that is
usual in funeral orations. But my sFibjt'Ct deserves a
different treatment. The monumental name of HENRY
C' t Iritses above all mere personal favor and fiattery- it
rejects them, and challenges the scrutiny and the judg-
ment of the world. The noble uses to which his name
should be applied is to teach his country, by his example,
lessons of public virtue and political wisdom; to teach
patriots and statesmen how to act, how to live, and how
to die. I can but glance at a subject that spreads out in
such bright and boundless expanse before me.
HzxsT CLAY lived in a most eventful period, and the
history of his life for forty years has been literally that
of his country. He was so identified with the Govern-
ment for more than two-thirds of its existence, that dur-
ing that time hardly any act, which has redounded to its
honor, its prosperity, its present rank among the nations
of the earth, can be spoken of without calling to mind in-
voluntarily the lineaments of his noble person. It would
be difficult to determine whether in peace or in war; in
the field of legislation or of diplomacy; in the spring-
tide of his life, or in its golden ebb, he won the highest
honor. It can be no disparagement to any one of his
contemporaries to say, that, in all the points of practical
statesmanship, he encountered no superior in any of the
employment which his constituents or his country con-
ferred upon him.
For the reason that he had been so much and so con-
stantly in the public eye, an elaborate review of his life
will not be expected of me. All that I shall attempt will
be to sketch a few leading traits, which may serve to give
those who have had fewer opportunities of observation
than I had, something like a just idea of his public cha-
racter and services. If, in doing this, I speak more at
large of the earlier than of the later period of his life, it
is because, in regard to the former, though of vast conse-
quence, intervening years have thrown them somewhat in
the back ground.
Passing by, therefore, the prior service of Mr. Clay in
the Senate for 'brief periods in 1806 and '10-'11, I come
at once to his Speakership in the House of Representa-
tives, and his consequent agency in the war of 1812.
To that war our country Is indebted for much of the
security, freedom, prosperity, and reputation which it
now enjoys. It has been truly said by one of the living
actors in that perilous era, [Hon. Mr. RusH,] that the
very act of going to war was heroic. By the supremacy of
the naval power of England, the fleets of all Europe had
been swept from the seas; the banner of the United
States alone floated in solitary fearlessness. England
seemed to encircle the eaxh with her navies, and to be
the undisputed mistress of the ocean. We went out upon
the deep with a sling in our hands. When, in all time,
were such fearful odds seen as we had against us?
The events of the war with England, so memorable,
and even wonderful, are too familiar to all to require any
particular recital on this occasion. Of that war-of its
causes and consequences-of its disasters, its bloody bat-
tles, and its glorious victories by land and sea, history,
and our own official records, have given a faithful narra-
tive. A just national pride has engraven that narrative
upon our hearts. But even in the fiercest conflicts of
that war there was nothing more truly heroic than the
declaration of it by Congress.
Of that declaration-of the incidents, personal influ-
ences, and anxious deliberations, which preceded and led
to it-the history is not so well or generally known. The
more it is known," the more it will appear how important
was the Part that Mr*Clay acted, and how much we are
indebted to him for all the glorious and beneficial issues
otf the declaration of that war, which has not inappro-
priately been called the Second War of Independence.
The public grounds of the war were the injustice, in-
jury, and insults inflicted on the United States by the
'Government of Great Britain, then engaged in a war of
maritime edicts with France, of which the commerce of
the United States was the victim; our merchant ships
being captured by British cruisers on every sea, and con-
fiscated by her courts, in utter contempt of the rights of
this nation as an independent Power. Added to this,
and more offensive than even those outrages, was the ar-
rogation, by the same Power, of a right to search American
vessels, for the purpose of impressing seamen from ves-
sels sailing under the American flag. These aggressions
upon our national rights constituted, undoubtedly, justi-
fiable cause of war. With equal justice on our part, and
on the same grounds, impressmentt of seamen excepted,)
we should have been warranted in declaring war against
France also; but common sense (not to speak of policy)
forbade our engaging with two nations at once, and dic-
tated the selection, as an adversary, of the one that had
power, which the other had not, to carry its arbitrary
edicts into full effect. The war was really, on our part, a
war for national existence.
When Congress assembled in November, 1811, the crisis
was upon us. But, as may be readily imagined, it could
be no easy matter to nerve the heart of Congress, all un-
prepared for the dread encounter, to take the step, which
there could be no retracing, of a declaration of war.
Nor could that task, in all prubabltt.v, ever have been
accomplished, but for the concurrence, purely accidental,
of two circumstances: the une, the presence of Henry
Clay in the chair of the popular branch of the National
Legislature : and the other, that of James Monroe, as
Secretary of Slate, in the Executive Administration of
the Government.
Mr. Monroe had returned but a year or two before


from a course of public service abroad, in which, as Min-
ister Plenipotentiary, he had represented the United
States at the several courts, in succession, of France,
Spain, and Great Britain. From the last of these mis-
sions he had come home thoroughly disgusted with the
contemptuous manner in which the rights of the United
'States were treated by the belligerent Powers, and espe-
cially by England. This treatment, which even extended
to the personal intercourse between their Ministers and
the representatives of this country, he considered as in-
dicative of a settled determination en their parts-pre-
suming upon the supposed incapacity of this Government
for war-to reduce to sapeten a course of conduct calculated
to debase and prostrate us in the eyes of the world. Rea-
soning thushe had brought his mind to a serious and firm
conviction that the rights of the United States, as a na-
tion, would never be respected by the Powers of the Old
World until this Government summoned up resolution to
resent such usage, not by arguments and protests merely,
but by an appeal to arms. Full of this sentiment, Mr.
Monroe was called, upon a casual vacancy, when it was
least expected by himself or the country, to the head of
the Department of State. That seniument, and the feel-
ings which we have ihus accounted for, Mr. Monroe soon
communicated to his associates in the Cabinet, and, in
some degree, it might well be supposed, to the great
statesman then at the head of the Government.
The tone of President Madison's first message to Con-
gress, (November 6, 1811,) a few months only after Mr.
Monroe's accession to the Cabinet, can leave hardly a
doubt in any mind of such having been the case. That
message was throughout of the gravest cast, reciting the
aggressions and aggravalionsof Great Britain, as demand.
mg resistance, an urging upon Congres the rlutyv of


putting the country "into an armor and an attitude de-
nanded by the crisis and corresponding with the national
pi r; and expectations."'
S It was precisely at this pint of time that Mr. Clay,
having resigned his seat in the Seuate. appeared on the
floor of the House of R Rpresentative&. and was ch.beli,
almost by aci-lamAi,.n,u Sp.-akerorf that body. From thai
mnirueil he exercised an ;inilien.-e, in a great degree per-
sa.,nal. which materially ,tlrcted, if it did not control, the
judgment of the Rouse. Am...nig the very first acts which
devilvel uponhim by virtue of hi, ,fli':e wn.1 the aspint-
ment of the committees raised upon the Pretida-ut's mc.i-
sage. Upon the select committee of nine members to
which was referred so much of the message as relates
to our frreign releti,ns," h': appointed a large pr.,pi'i Lin
from among the fat friends of the Administrati.i,, icarly
all of them being new m-mbers, and younger than him-
self, though he was not then more than thirty-five years
of age. It is impossible, at this day, to call to mind the
names of which this committee was composed, (Porter,
Calhoun, and Grundy being the first named among them,)
without coming to the conclusion that the committee was
constituted with a view to the event predetermined in the
mind of the Speaker. There can be no question that
when, quitting the Senate, Mr. CLAY entered the Repre-
sentative body, he had become satisfied that, by the con-
tinued encroachments of Great Britain on our national
-rights, the choice of the country was narrowed down-to
war or submission. Between these there could be no he-
sitation in such a mind as that of Mr. Clay which to
choose. In this emergency he acted for his country as
he would, in a like case, have acted 'fr himself. Desir-
ing and cultivating the good will of all, he never shrank
from any personal responsibility, nor cowered before any
danger. More than a year before his accession to the
House of Repre-nniaicvei he had, in a debate in the Sen-
ate, taken occasion to say that "he most sincerely desired
peace and amity with England; that he even preferred an
adjustment of all differences with her to one with any
other nation ; but, if she persisted in a denial of justice
to us, he trusted and hoped that all hearts would unite in
a bold and vigorous vindication of our rights." It was in
this brave spirit, animated to increased fervency by inter-
vening aggressions from the same quarter, that Mr. CLAY
entered into the House of Representatives.
Early in the second month of the session, availing him-
self of the right then freely used by the Speaker, -to en-
gnage in di:,'.is the Whole, he.,lishel it to the debates upon the measures
of military ,and naval [rreprafti.,ri recommended by the
President, and reported upon favorably by the committee.
He avowed, without reserve, that the object of this pre-
paration was war, and war with Great Britain.
In these debates he showed his familiarity with.all the
'weapons of popular oratory. In a tempest of eloIonence,
in which he wielded alternately argument, persussi.,n,
remonstrance, ridicule, and reproach, he swept before
him all opposition to the high resolve to which he ex-
horted Congress. To the argument (for example) against
preparing for a war with England, founded upon the idea
of her being engaged, in her conflict with France, in
fighting the battles of the world, he replied that such a
purpose would be best achieved by a scrupulous obser-
vance of the rights of others, and by respecting that
public law which she professed to vindicate. Then,"
said he, "she would command the sympathies of the
world. But what are we required to do by those who
would engage our feelings and wishes in her behalf?
To bear the actual cuffs of her arrogance, that we may es-
cape a chimerical French subjugation. We are called
upon to submit to debasement, dishonor, and disgrace;
to bow the neck to royal insolence, as a course of pre-
paration for manly resistance to Gallic invasion! What
nation, what individual, was ever taught in the schools
of ignominious submission these patriotic lessons of free-
dom and independence !" And to the argument that this
Government was unfit for any war but a war against in-
vasion-so signally since disproved by actual events-he
exclaimed, with characteristic vehemence, What! is it
not equivalent to invasion, if the mouth of our harbors
and outlets are blocked up, and we are denied egress
from our own waters ? Or, when the burglar is at our
door, shall we bravely sally forth and repel his fellonious
entrance, or meanly skulk within the cells of the castle ?
What! shall it be said that our amor patriw
is located at these desks; that we pusillanimously cling
to our seats here, rather than boldly vindicate the most
inestimable rights of our country ?"
Whilst in debate upon other occasions, at nearly the
same time, he showed how well he could reason upon
a question which demanded argument rather than de-
clamation. To his able support of the proposition of
Mr. CHEVES to add to our then small but gallant navy
ten frigates, may be ascribed the success, though by
a lean majority, of that proposition. Replying to
the objection urged with zeal by certain members, that
navies were dangerous to liberty, he argued that the
source of this alarm was in themselves. "Gentlemen
fear," said he, "that if we provide a marine, it will
'produce collision with foreign nations, plunge us into
war, and ultimately overturn the constitution of the
country. Sir, if you wish to avoid foreign collision,
'you had better abandon the ocean, surrender all your
commerce, give up all your prosperity. It is the thing
protected, not the instrument of protection, that in-
volves you in war. Commerce engenders collision, col-
'lision war, and war, the argument supposes, leads to
despotism. Would the counsels of that statesman bo
deemed wise, who would recommend that the nation
should be unarmed; that the art of war, the martial
spirit and martial exercises, should be prohibited; who
should declare, in a word, that the great body of the
people should be taught that national happiness was to
be found in perpetual peace alone ?"
While Mr. CLAY, in the Capitol, was, with his trumpet
tongue,. rousing Congress to prepare for war, Mr. MON-
noN, the Secretary of State, gave his powerful co-opera-
tion, and lent the Nestor-like sanction of his age and ex-
perience to the bold measures of his young and more
ardent compatriot. It was chiefly through their fearless
influence that Congress was gradually warmed up to a
war spirit, and to the adoption of some preparatory mea-
sures. But no actual declaration of war had yet been
proposed. There was a strong opposition in Congress,
and the President, Mr. MADISON, hesitated to recommend
it, only because he doubted whether Congress was yet
sufficiently determined and resolved to maintain such a
declaration, and to maintain it to all the extremities of
war.
The influence and counsel of Mr. CLAY again prevailed.
He waited upon the President, at the head of a deputation
of Members of Congress, and assured him of the readi-
ness of a majority of Congress to vote the war if recom-
mended by him. Upon this the President immediately
recommended it by his message to Congress of the first
Monday of June, 1812. A bill declaring war with Great
Britain soon followed in Congress, and, after a discussion
in secret session for a few days, became a law. Then
began the war.
When the doors of the House of Representatives were
opened, the debates which had taken place in secret ses-
sion-were spoken of and repeated, and it appeared, as
must have been expected by all, that Mr. Clay had been
the great defender and champion of the declaration of
war.
Mr. CLAY continued in the House of Representatives
for some time after the commencement of the war, and
having assisted in doing all that could be done for it in
the way of legislation, was withdrawn from his position
in Congress to share in the deliberations of the great Con-
ference of American and British Commissioners held at
Ghent. His part in that Convention was such as might
have been expected from his course in Congress, high-
toned and high-spirited, despairing of nothing.
I need not add, but for form, that, acting in this spirit,
Mr. Clay and his patriotic and able associates succeeded
beyond all the hbpes at that time entertained at home in
making a treaty, which, in putting a stop to the war, if
it did not accomplish every thing contended for, saved and
secured at all points the honor of the United States.
Thus, began and ended the war of 1812. On our part
it was just and necessary, and, in its results, eminently
beneficial and honorable.
The benefits of it have extended to all the world; for
in vindicating our own maritime rights we established the
freedom of the seas to all nations, and since then no one


of them has arrogated or exercised any supremacy upon
that ocean, given by the Almighty as the common and
equal inheritance of all.
To HENRY CLAY, as its chief mover and author, belongs
the statesman's portion of the glory of that war; and to
the same Henry Clay, as one of the makers and signers
of the treaty by which it was terminated, belong the
blessings of the peace-maker. His crown is made up of
the jewels of peace and of war.
Prompt to take up arms to resent our wrongs and vin-
dicate our national rights, the return of peace was yet
gladly hailed by the whole country. And well it might
be. Our military character, at the lowest point of degra-
dation when we dared the fight, had been retrieved; the
national honor, insulted at all the courts of gurope, had
been redeemed; the freedom of the seas secured to our
flag and all who sail under it; and, what was most influ-
ential in inspiring confidence at home, and assuring re-
spect abroad, was the demonstration, by the result of the
late conflict, of the competency of this Government for
effective war, as it had before proved itself for all the du-
ties of a season of peace.
The Congress which succeeded the war, to a seat in
which Mr. Clay was elected whilst yet abroad, exhibited
the features of a national jubilee, in place of the gravity
and almost gloom which had settled on the countenance
of the same body during the latter part of the war and of
the conferences at Ghent. Joy shone on every face. Just-
ly ha" that period been termed the era of good feeling."
Again placed in the chair of the House of Representa-
tives, and all-important queslirns "being then considered
as in Committee ol the Whole, in which the Speaker de-
scends to the floor of the House, Mr. Cla0 distinguished


himself in the debates upon every question of interest t his peculiar Americanism of sentiment. It was thosee
that came up, and was the author, during that and fol- two principles which ever threw his.whole soul into every
low;rg Congresses. of more important measures than it contest where the public' interest was deeply involved,
has been the fortune of any other member, either then or and, hove all. into every question which in tshe le as men-
since, to have his name identified with aced the integrity of the Union. This lat was, with
It would exceed the proper limits of this discourse to him, the ark ofthe covenant; and he was ever as ready to
particularize all those measures. I can do no more than peril his own life in its defence, as he was to pronounce
refer to a very few of them which have become land- the doom of a traitor on any one who would dare to touch
marks in the history of our country.I it with hostile hands. It was the ardor of this devotion
First in order of these was his origination of the first to his country, and to the shoeetachoer of its liberty and
prpu.psitr lor" a recognition of the indopendene of the safety, the Unrin of tho States, that rePdern bhim socon-
iStsate orf South America, then struggling for liberty, spieuoaus in every confit. that threatened either one or
Thi-. k a on tLe24th of March, 1818. It was on tiat 'lay the other with harm. AIL are familiar with hi. more re-
that he first formally presented the proposition to the cent, indeed his last, great-slt gle for his eovrtry, when
House of Representatives. But neither the President n..r the foundation of the Union trembled under the fierce
Congress was then prepar-d f..r measure so bold and sectional agitation, so happily adjusted and pacified by
decisive; and it was rejected by a large majority of the the wise measures of eompr..mnise which he prop,)sed in
l..,se, though advocated and urged by him with all the the Senate, and which were in the end In substance adopt-
vehemence and power of his unnurpa-sed ability and elo- ed. That brilliant epoch in'-his history is freih in the
quence. Undaunted by this defeat, he continued to memory of all who hear me, an'] will never be f.'rgottcn
pursue the subject with all the inflexible energy of his by them. An equally glorious success achieved byl his;a,
character. On the 3d of April, 1820, he renewed his patriotism, his resoluteness, and the great power cf him
proposition for the recognition of South American iode- oratory, was one which few of this assembly are old
pendence, and finally succeeded, again-t stru,.ng .position. enough vividly to remember, but which, in the memory
not only in passing it through the H.,uie rf Representa- of those who witnessed the effort and the success of that
tives, but in inducing that body ti adopt the emphatic greatest triumph of hismaster spirit. will ever live the
and extraordinary course of sending it to the President meost interesting in the life of the great statesman. I
by a committee, specially appointed for the purpose. Of mean the Missouri cuntr,.versy. Then. indeed, did corn-
that committee Mr. Clay was the chairman, and, at its mon courage quail, and h.,pe seem to shrink before the
head, performed the duty assigned them. In the year storm thatburst upon and threatened to overwhelm thr
1822 Mr. Clay's noble exertions on this great subject Union.
were crowned with complete success, by the President's Into the history of what is still familiarly known as the
formal recr.nition of Ssouth American iu'lepen.lence,with "Missouri quest;iou, it i8 not necesari. if time would
the -incl;rn :,tf Cngress. allow, that I should enter ..t any length. The eutbject of
It reiu;re's m.me little exeruon, ;t thi 5sday, to turnour the controversy, as all my hearers know, was the dispo-
minds back, and contemplate the vast importance of the sition of the liousc of Representatives, man;fetted on
revolutions then in progress in South America, as the .more than one occasion, and by repeated votes, to require,
subject was thenpresented, with all the uncertainties and as a condition .f the admission of the Territory of Mis-
perils that surrounded it. Those revoluti,'.n cornstitu'tled soul into the Union as a State, the perpetual prohibition
a great movement in the moral and political world; By of the introduction of slavery into the Territories of the
their results great interests and great principles, through- United States west of the Mississippi. During the con-
out the civilized world, and especially in our own coun- flit to which this proposition gave rise in 1820, the de-
tr?, might and probably would be materially affected, bates were from the beginning earnest, prolonged, and
Mr. CLAY comprehended the crisis. Its magnitude and excited. In the earlier stages of them Mr. Clay exerted
its character were suited to his temper, and to his great to the utmost his powers of argument, cr.n.'liation, and
intellect. He saw before him, throughout the vat con- persuasion, speaking on one occasion, it ii stated. f.r
tincuti t Sofuth America, the pec.e uof it various States, four and a half hours without intermission. A hill final-
or provinces, struggling to cast off that Spanish oppres- ly pasIl*d both HI.,ue aruthlur;'ing the people of the Ter-
siou and tyranny which for three hcndrved years had ritory of Missouri to frm a c.nstiuttion i of State Govern-
weighed them down, and seeking to reclaim an.d re-esta- ment, with the prohibition of slavery restricted to the ter-
blish tisir long-lo:t lhbert3 and independence. He saw ritrcry lying north of :W' 3) of nortatitude. '
them n.,t orinly struggling, but succeeding; and, with their This was ;n the fir.t sesAion of the stiteOnth Congrssa,
naked hands, breaking their chains, and driving their op- Mr. Clay sttll being Speaker ot the House On the ap-
pressors before them But the conflict wis not yet over; preach of the seco'al session of this Congress, Mr. (.'lay
Spain still continued to wage formi-abl"e n,i desperate being compelled b3 his private affairs, to remain at h-'me.
hostilities against her colonies, to reduce them to sub- forwarded his resignation as Speaker, but retained hii
mission. They were still struggling and bleeding, and seat as a member, in view of the pendency of this que".
the result yet depended run the uncertain issue ,f war. tion. Mr. Taylor, of New Yoik;' the .-olous' advocate of
What a spectacle was there presented to the contem- the prohibition of slavery in Missouri n.] elsewhere in
plation of the world! The prime object of attention and the West, was chosen Speaker to succeed Mr. Clay. This
interest there to be seen was ians r' I i'.ryyi.,, for fact, of itself, under all the circumstances, was ominous
liberty. That was enough for HsUnv C'LA.r. His generous of what was to follow. Alarmed, s[pparentl3., at this as-
soul overflowed with sympathy. But this was not all; pect of things, Mr. Clay resumed his seat in the House
there were graver and higher considerations that belong- on the 16th of January, 1821. The constitution formed
ed to the subject, and these were all felt and appreciated by Missouri and transmitted to Congress, under the au-
by Mr. Clay.' thority of the act passed in the preceding session, con-
If Sotth America was resubjugated by Spain, she would, trained a provision (superfluous even for its own object)
in effect, become European, and relapse into the system making it the duty of the General Assembly, as soon as
of European policy-the system of legitimacy, monarchy, might be, to pass an act to prevent free negroes and mu-
and absolutism; on the other hand, if she succeeded in lattoes from coming to or settling in the State of Missouri
establishing her independence, the principle of free insti- "upon any pretext whatever." The reception of the con-
tutions would be established with it, and republics stitution with this offensive provision in it was the signal
kindred to our own would rise up to protect, extend, and of discord apparently irreconcilable; when, just as it
defend the rights and liberties of mankind, had risen to its height, Mr. Clay, on the 16th of Janus-
It was not, then, a mere struggle between Spain and ry, 1821, resumed his seat in the House of Represents-
her colonies. In its consequences, at least, it went much ties. Less than six weeks of the term of Congress then
further, and, in effect, was a contest between the great remained. The great hold which he had upon the affec-
antagonist principles and systems of arbitrary European tions, as well as the respect, of all parties, induced upon
Governments and of free American Governments. Whe- his arrival a momentary lull in the tempest. He at once
their the millions of people who inhabited, or were to in- engaged earnestly and solicitously in counsel with all par-
habit, South America, were to become the victims and the ties in this alarming controversy, and on the 2d of F~ebru-
instruments of the arbitrary principle, or the supporters ary moved the appointment of a committee of thirteen
of the free principle, was a question of momentous conse- members to consider the subject. The report of that com-
quence now and in all time to come. mittee, after four days of conference, in which the feel-
With these views Mr. CLAY, from sympathy and policy, ings of all parties had clearly been consulted, notwith-
embraced the cause of South American independence, standing it was most earnestly supported by Mr. Clay in
He proposed no actual intervention in her behalf, but he a speech of such power and pathos as to draw tears from
wished to aid her with all the moral power and encourage- many hearers, was rejected by a vote of 83 nays to 80
ment that could be given by a welcome recognition of her yeas. No one, not a witness, can conceive the intense
by the Government of the United States, excitement which existed at this moment within and with-
To him belongs the distinguished honor of being first out the walls of Congress, aggravated as it was by the ar-
among the statesmen of the world to espouse and plead rival of the day for counting the electoral votes for Presi-
the cause of South America, and to propose and urge the dent and Vice President, amongst which was tendered the
recognition of her independence. And his own country vote of Missouri as a State, though not yet admitted as
is indebted to him for the honor of being the first nation such. Her vote was disposed of by being counted hypo-
to offer that recognition. thetically-that is to say, that with the vote of Missouri,
When the magnitude of the subject and the weighty the then state of the general vote would be so and so;
interest and consequences attached to it are considered, without it, so and so. If her vote, admitted, would have
it seems to me that there is no more palmy day in the changed the result, no one can pretend to say how disas-
life of Mr. Clay than that in which, at the head of his trous the consequences might not have been.
committee, he presented to the President the resolution On Mr. Clay alone now rested the hopes of all rational
of the House of Representatives in faver of the vecog- and dispassionate men for a final adjustment of this ques-
nition of South American independence. On that occa- ti on; and one week only, with three days of grace, re-
sion he appears in all the sublimity of 'his nature, and mained of the existence of that Congress. On the 22d of
the statesman, invested with all the sympathies and feel- the month, Mr. Clay made a last effort, by moving the
ings of humanity, is enlarged and elevated into the cha- appointment of a joint committee of the two Houses, to
racter of the friend and guardian of universal liberty, consider and report whether it was expedient or not to
How far South America may have been aided or influ- make provision for the admission of Missouri into the
enced in her struggles by the recognition of our Govern- Union on the same footing of the original States; and if
ment, or by the noble appeals which Mr. Clay had pre- not, whether any other provision, adapted to her actual
vioasly addressed, in her behalf, to Congress and to the condition, ought to be made by law. The motion was
world, I cannot say; but it is known that those speeches agreed to, and a committee of twenty-three members ap-
were read at the head of her armies, and that grateful pointed'by ballot under it. The report by that commit-
thanks were returned. It is not too much to suppose tee (a modification of the previously rejected report) was
that he exercised great influence in her affairs and ratified by the House, but by the close vote 87 to 81. The
destinies. Senate concurred, and so this distracting question was at
Years after the first of Mr. Clay's noble exertions in the last settled, with an acquiescence in it by all parties,
cause of South America, and some time after those exer- which has never been since disturbed.
tions had led the Government of the United States to re- I have already spoken of this as the great triumph of
cognise the new States of South America, they were also Mr. Clay; I might have said, the greatest civil triumph
recognized by the Government of Great Britain, and Mr. ever achieved by mortal man. It was one towards which
CANNINa, her Minister, thereupon took occasion to say, the combination of the highest ability and the most corn-
in the House of Commons, "there (alluding to South manding eloquence would have labored in vain. There
America) I have called a new world into existence!," would still have been wanting the ardor, the vehemence,
That was a vain boast. If it can be said of any man, it the impetuousness of character of Henry Clay, under the
must be said of Henry Clay that he called that new influence of which he sometimes overleaped all barriers,
world into existence."* and carried his point literally by storm. One incident of
Mr. CLAY was the Father of the policy of Internal Im- this kind is well remembered in connexion with the Mis-
provement by the General Government. The expediency souri question. It was in an evening sitting, whilst this
of such legislation had indeed been suggested, in one of question was yet in suspense. Mr. Clay had made a mo-
his later annual messages to Congress, by President Jef- tion to allow one or two members to vote who had been
ferson, and that suggestion was revived by President absent when their names were called. The Speaker, (Mr.
Madison in the last of his annual messages. The late Taylor,) who, to a naturally equable temper amentadded
Bank of the United States having been then just establish- a most provoking calmness of manner when all around
ed, a bill passed, in supposed conformity to Mr. Madi- him was excitement, blandly stated, for the information
son's recommendation, for setting aside the annual bonus, of the gentleman, that the motion "was not in order."
to be paid by the Bank, as a fund for the purposes of In- Mr. Clay then moved to suspend the rule forbidding it, so
ternal Improvement. This bill Mr. Madison very unex- as to allow him to make the motion ; but the Speaker,
pectedly, on the last day of the term of his office, returned with imperturbable seenity, informed him that according
to the House of Representatives without his signature, to the Rules and Orders such a motion, could not be re-
assigning the reasons for his withholding it-reasons ceived without the unanimous consent of the Heuse.
which related rather to the form than the substance-and "Then," said Mr. Clay, exerting his voice even beyond
recommending an amendment to the Constitution to con- its highest wont, "I move to suspend ALL the rules of the
fer upon Congress the necessary power to carry out that Bouse. Away with them.! Is it to be endured that we
policy. The bill of course fell through for that session. shall be trammelled in our action by mere forms and
While this bill was on its passage, Mr. Clay had spoken technicalities at a moment like this, when the peace, and
in favor of it, declaring his own decided opinion in favor perhaps the existence, of this UNION is at stake ?"
of the constitutionality and expediency of the measure. Besides those to which I have alluded, Mr. Clay per-
Mr. MONROE, immediately succeeding Mr. Madison in the formed many other signal public services, any one of which
Presidency, introduced into his first annual message a would have illustrated the character of any other American
declaration, in advance of any proposition on the subject, statesman. Among these we cannot refrain from men-
of a settled conviction on his mind that Congress did not tioning his measures for the protection of American in-
possess the right to enter upon a system of Internal Im- dustry and his compromise measures of 1833, by which
provement. But for this declaration, it may be doubted the country was relieved from the dangers and agitations
that the subject would have been again agitated so soon produced by the doctrine and spirit of "nullification."
after Mr. Madison's veto. The threat of a recurrence to Indeed his name is identified with all the great measures
that resort by the new President roused up a spirit of de- of government during the long period of his public life.
fiance in the popular branch of Congress, and especially But the occasion does not permit me to proceed further
in the lion heart of Mr. CLAY ; and by his advice and with the review of his public services. History will re-
counsel a resolution was introduced declaring that Con- cord them to his honor.
gross has power, under the Constitution, to make appro- HENRY CLAY was indebted to no adventitious circum-
priations for the construction of military roads, post- stances for the success and glory of his life. Sprung from
roads, and canals. Upon this proposition, in committee an humble stock, he "was fashioned to much honor from
of the whole IHouse, Mr. CLAY attacked, with all his his cradle ;" and he achieved it by the noble use of the
powers of argument, wit, and raillery, the interdiction in moans which God and nature had given him. He was no
the message. He considered that the question was now scholar, and had none of the advantages of collegiate
one between the Executive on the one hand, and the re- education. But there was a "divinity that stirred within
presentatives of the people on the other, and that it was him." He was a man of genius mighty enough to supply
so understood by the country; that if, by the communica- all the defects of education. By its keen, penetrating
tion of his opinion to Congress, the President intended to observation, its quick apprehension, its comprehensive
prevent discussion, he had "most wofuly failed ." thatin and clear conception, he gathered knowledge without the


having (Mr. Clay had no doubt with the best motives) study of books; he could drawit from the fountain-head
volunteeredhis opinions upon the subject, he had" inverted pure and undefiled. It was unborrowed -the. acquisition
the order of legislation by beginning where it should end;" of his own observation, reflection, and experience, and
and, after an able and unanswerable argument on the all his own. It entered into the composition of the man,
question of the power, concluded by saying: we do forming part of his mind, and strengthening and prepar-
'nothing this session but pass an abstract resolution on the ing him for all those great scenes of intellectual exertion
' subject, I shall, under all circumstances, consider it a or controversy in which his life was spent. His armor
' triumph for the best interests of the country, of which was always on, and he was ever ready for the battle.
' posterity will, if we do not, reap the benefit." And the This mighty genius was accompanied, 'in him, by all
abstract resolution did pass, by a vote of 90 to 75 ; and a the qualities necessary to sustain its action and to make
triumph it was which Mr. Clay had every right to consider it irresistible. His person was tall and commanding, and
as his own, and all the more grateful to his feelings be- his demeanor
cause he had hardly hoped for it. "Lofty and sour to them that loved him not;
Referring to the-final success, at a distance of thirty- But to those men that sought him, sweet as summer."
five years of the principle thus established, in the recent He was direct and honest, ardent and fearless, prompt
passage by Congress of the act for the improvement of to form his opinion", always bold in. their avowal, and
certain of the ports and harbors and navigable rivers of sometimes impetuous, or even raah, in their vindication
the country, let "Posterity" not forget, on this occasion, In the performance of his duties he feared no responsi-
to what honored name is undoubtedly due the credit of ability. He scorned all evasion or untruth. Nu pale
the first legislative assertion of the power, thoughts ever troubled his decisive mind. "Be just and
Mr. Clay was, perhaps, the only man since Washington fear not" was the sentiment of his heart and the princi-
who could have said, with entire truth, as he did, -' fhad ple of his action. It regulated his conduct in private and
rather be right than be President." Honor and patriotism public life; all the ends he aimed at wereohis country's,
were his great and distinguishing traits. The first had his God's, and truth's.
its spring and support in his fearless spirit; the second Such was HSzSy CLAY, and suoh were his talents,
--- qualities, and objects. Nothing but success and honor
See Mr. Rush's letter to Mr. Clay, 1st vol, lion's ife could attend euch a character. I have adverted briefly
of Henry Clay. "ito some portion of his public liWe, ?or neslyr half a


century he was an bifouming spirit, aIbrilliant and heroic
figure in our political sphere, marshbUllig our country in
the way she ought to go. The "bright track of his fiery
car" may be traced through the whole space over which,
in his day, his country and its Goveranment have passed
in the way to greatness an.d renown. It will still point
the way to further greatness and renown.
The great objects of his public life were to preserve
and strengthen the Union; to maintain the Constitution
and laws of the United States: to cherish industry; to
protect labor ; an.]d facilitate, by all proper national im.
povemejtsl, the .o mmunication between all the parts of
*,ur wilely-citenled country. This was his American
'ystem of policy. With indelible patriotism he pursued
and advocated it to hi ,.nl. He was every inch an Ame-
rican. Hisaheart, and all that there was of him, were
devoted to Mascountry, to its liberty, and its free insti-
tutions. He inherited the spirit of the revolution, in the
midst of which he was born ani the love ".f lilert y and]
the prideof freedom were in him principles of action.
,1 remarkable trait in his character was his inflexibility
in defending the public interest against all schemes for
it, detriment. His exertioni wcr,, indeed,, so steadily
employed an,] so often successful in protecting the public
against the injurious designs of visionary politicians or
party.demagogutes, that he may be almost said to have
been, daring f.,rty years, the guardian angel of the coun-
try. He never would compromise ihe public interestfor
any body, or fnrany personal advantage to himself.
He was the advocate of liberty throughout the world,
and his voice of cheering was raised in behalf of every
people who struggled for freedom. Greece, awakened
from a long sleep of servitude, heard his voice, and was
reminide.d :of her own DIm.',sthenns. South America, too,
in her struggle for independence, heard his brave words
of encouragement, and: her fainting heart was animated,
and her arm made sl roung. *
HENRY CLAY was fhe fair representative of the age in
which he lived; an age which forms the great and bright-
estera in the history of man; an age teeming with new
discoveries and developments, extending in all directions
the limits of human knowledge, exploring the agencies
and elements of the physical world, and turning and sub-
jugating them to the use of man; unfoldling and estab.
lishiog ptaliceally the great principles ,.1 po.u'ui rniits
an] firee governments. and which, nothing doubting, no-
thing fearing, still advances in majcsty, aspiring to and
demnanmdling jiurthcr improvement and further ameliora-
tiou of the condition of mankind.
With the chivalrous and benignant spirit of this great
era Henry Cloy was thoroughly imbuod. He was indeed
moulded by it, and made in its own image. That spirit,
be it remembered, was not one of li'-entiounsanes, or tur-
lhulence, or tblind innvuvation. It was a wise spirit, good
and horinet as it was resolute and brave aud truth and
justice were its c-mpan].us and guides.
-TLese noble qualities of truth and justice were cou.
-picuous in the whole public life of ,Mr. Clay. On that
solid foundation he stored, erect and fearless; and when
the storms of State beat around and threatened to over-
whelm hunim, his exclamation was etill heard, truth is
mighty and public justice certain." What a magnificent
and heroic figure does HmsNv Ct.vY here present t) the
world! We .:an hut stand hef,,re and look upon it in silent
reverence. His appeal was not in vain; the passions of
party subsided: truth and justice resumed their sway,
and hie generous countrymen repaid him, for all the
wrong they ha.d done, with gratitude, affection, and ad-
miration in his life, and with tears for his death.
It has been objected to HENRY CLAY that he was am-
bitious. So he was. But in him ambition w-as a virtue.
It sought only the proper, fair objects of honorable am-
bition, and it sought these by honorable means only-by
so serving the country as to deserve its favors and its ho-
nors. If he sought office, it was for the purpose of en-
abling him, by the power it would give, to serve his coun-
try more effectually and pre-eminently; and, if he expect-
ed and desired thereby to advance his own fame, who will
say that was a fault? Who will say that it was a fault
to seek and to desire office for any of the personal gratifi-
cations it may afford, so long as those gratifications are
made subordinate to the public good?
That Henry Clay's object in desiring office was to serve
his country, and that he would have made all other con-
siderations subservient, I have no doubt. I knew him
well; I had full opportunity of observing him in his most
unguarded moments and conversations, and I can say
that I have never known a more unselfish, a more faith-
ful or intrepid representative ,:.f the people, of the people's
rights, and the people's interests than Henry Clay. It
was most fortunate for Kentucky to have such a repre-
sentative, and most fortunate for him to have such a con-
stituent as Kentucky-fortqaate for him to have been
thrown, in the early and susceptible period of his life,
into the primitive society ofiter buld and free people. As
one of her children, I am pleased to think that from that
source he derived some of the magnannimity and energy
which his after life so signally displayed. I am pleased
to think that, mingling with all his great qualities, there
was a sort of Kentuckyism, (I shall notundertaketo define
it,) which, though it may not have polished or refined,
gave to them additional point and power, and a freer
scope of action.
Mr. CLAY was a man of profound judgment and strong
will. He never doubted or faltered; all his qualities were
positive and peremptory; and to his convictions of pub-
lic duty he sacrificed every personal consideration.
With but little knowledge of the rules of logic or of
rhetoric, he was a great debater and orator. There was
no art in his eloquence, no studied contrivances of lan-
guage. It was the natural outpouring of a great and ar-
dent intellect. In his speeches there were none of the
trifles of mere fancy and imagination; all was to the sub-
ject in hand, and to the purpose; and they may be re-
garded as great actions of the mind rather than fine dis-
plays of words. I doubt whether the eloquence of De-
mosthenes or Cicero ever exercised a. greater influence
over the minds and passions of the people of Athens and
of Rome than did Mr. Clay's over the minds and passions
of the people of the United States.
You all knew Mr. CLAY: your knowledge and recollec-
tion -of him will present him more vividly to your minds
than any picture I can draw of him. This I will add: he
was, in the highest, truest cense of the term, great man,
and we ne'er stqJll l.ok up..,n his like again. He has gone
t. join tLhe mighty dead in another and better world.
li w little is thereof such a man thatcan die! His fame,
the memory of his benefactions, the lessons of his wis-
dom, all renmain with us; over these death hasno power.
How few of the great of this world have been so fortu-
nate as he! How few of them have lived to see their la-
bors so rewarded. He lived to see the country that he
loved and served advanced to great prosperity and re-
nowi, and still advancing. He lived till every prejudice
which, at any period of his life, had existed against him,
waszremoved; and until he had become the object of the
reverence, gratitude, and love of his whole country. His
work seemed then to be completed, and fate could not
have selected a happier moment to remove him from the
troubles and vicissitudes of this life.
Glorious as his life was, there was nothing that became
him like the leaving of it. I saw him frequently during
the slow and lingering disease which terminated his life.
He was conscious of his approaching end, and prepared
to meet it with all the resignation and fortitude of a
christian hero. He was all patience, meekness, and gen-
tleness; these shone around him like a mild, celestial
light, breaking upon him from another world.
"And, to add greater honors to his age
"Than man could give, he died fearing God."

BEI,-AIR ACADEMY,
Harford county, Maryland.
E. ARNOLD, LL.D., Principal.
THE next session of this Institution will commence on the
first Monday in September, when ten boarding pupils
can be received in the family of the Principal.
Occupying a position distinguished for salubrity of climate,
convenience of access, and every other local advantage, this
Seminary possesses also some adventitious merits. 1st. The
Principal ie a genit, man who, to all the literaryand scientific
lti.tintortte required us" a candidate fo the highest degree eon-
fertrt hy on Engli.h Unleroiiy, ha added twenty-five years'
ex[pvr.,uce in the ca~r~Id rl his vocation. He must, there-
fore, bh fully competent to discharge ,l lh the almost lsB.]nDcy
the lutiie tiat decilve on a teacher 0t yomuu. 2dly. Havirg
no othor pruof'eouo, r otherr nuw .ir in prspect, his enlarged fa-
eultiel eicd esure energy's are rnc.ntrrued on :hs require-
melt, tof hiie clling. 3dily. 'lhb number uf pupilo i.L.mpara-


tively email, and h is therefore not suAbjected t, the necessity
of delegating to uih-r, the porf.,rmaue of duties properly be-
longing to him-.eli a' s thbe .r,, pnr.nt of the youth committed
to his care; in other words his pupils are not turned over as
materials for experience in irrepon.nsible or incompetent
ushers.
The terms are, for beard and tuition only $160 per annum,
or with the French language $172, payable semi-annually in
advance.
Pamphlets containing some specific information, with refer-
ences, testimonials, &c., may be had at the Bookstore of R.
Farnham, Washington, D. C., or by application to the Princi-
pal at Bel-Air. aug l9-2aw2mif
B3 ISRAEL & GREEN, Auctioneers.
VALUABLE AND DESIRABLE BUILDING
LOT% a( AucUon.-Ou Saturday, the 9th iLn6tant,
we .hall ceil on the premi6ee, at 5 o'clock P. M., the lo],-.w-
ing ,deserih.ed Lort, situated in one of the healthle.6 s..tions
of toe Inland ; bring Lots Nos. 1, 6, and 7, situated in square
Ni 6t14. froting en half and Canal streets, between south H
and I streets.
Also, ubrtdivisirn of Lut No. ., in square 638, consisting of
four fine building lotL, each fronting 25 feet on 1st west, be-
tween D and E street south.
Terme: 0ne.fourth ash ; balance in 6, 12, and 18i months.
for notes I.earing interest. A deed giron and a deed of trust
taken. All conveyance at cost of purchaser. Title itdispn-
table, and sale p')itlve.
oct 7-3t iU nioni ISRAEL & GREEN, Anct.
TBAWVN NUMBE SOFTHESUSQUEHANNA
J Canal Lottery ofMarylasind, Class No. 41.
65 34 4 77 9 13 56 69 55 63 72 26 46 29
gct 7 1 RASCz 4 CO., MUSIeM.


THE CAMPAIGN.

Extracts from Letrs received in this city.
MARYLAND.
BALTIXORs.-"-You may put down Maryland certainly
for SoOT and GaHA Mfrom 2,000 and upwards majority.
A residence in this city for more than fifty years enables
me to speak with great confidence as to the accuracy of
my statement "
HAO-SSTOWN.-- Our German population. are with us
generally, and many of them are active politicians, and
work nobly in the good cause. [ have no doubt that Gen.
Scott will got Tsyl.r's majority at least in this county,
,tnr l,'idredand fi,-.four; and some think hewrll go above
it. Let every place do as well as this county andno Whig
need despair."'.
RorKvILLS1.-" You may look for good returns from old
Montgomery; and do not be surprised if Scott's majority
is 60 or 100 beyond Clay or Taylor's in '44 or '4A."
OHIO.
SrEUBastvLE.-"We expect to tell a good story after
the election for ',Old Fuss and Feathers.'"'
NLw LISBON.-"You may put Ohio down as safe for
Scott and Graham beyond all peradventure. The Whigs
were never more united, nor did a better spirit prevail
amongst them at any time in the last ten years. It is
perfectly absurd to suppose that Western men will sup-
port Mr. Pierce, who when in Congress voted against
every measure in which they were immediately interested."
CouLuBus.-- Reports and estimates from thirty-two
counties show a gain of 12,800 over 1848. They are we
think, mostly reliable. If such should prove to be the
case, we must carry the State by 10,000 majority."
CLEVLAND.-"OUn my way here I became acquainted
with a number of Obio men The Whigs express them-
selves with great assurance with regard to the result."
"They arc in high spirits and confident of success. Mr.
B told me to write that we know we shall carry Ohio."
ILLINOIS.-
CBca:.'.-" Every thing in our State is working thus
far to our satisfaction. I think that Douglas, instead of
speaking in twenty-eight States, will fin d as much as ha
can do to attend to his own."
CJcOAOO -"The prospect of carrying the State for
Scott iucre4se as the efforts to do so are made; and the
confidence manifested that such a thing is in our power,
ift we only work tor it, increases every day. Unless some-
thing disastrous occurs, my Individual opinion is that we
shall do so upon a very largo Whig vote by a small ma-
jority. We feel confident of Washburne's election, and
we expect to carry the 3d and 5th districts, with a good
chance for the 2d, 4th, 6th, and 7th; that is, an even
chance, if the ground is properly debated."
LOUISIANA,
"The Whig ball is rolling rapidly and increasing in our
State. Louisiana, you may put down as certain for the
good old General; and our accounts from Mississippi are
of the most cheering character. In the neighboring coun-
ty of Amite, in that State, there have been fifty changes
in favor of Gen. Scott. Pierce is declining in the estima.
tion of the people of the South daiy. We are anticipat-
ing a perfect Waterloo or Harrison defeat of our oppo-
nents in November, and trusting that we shall see it
realized."
WISCONSIN.
MILWAUKEE.-" The campaign begit to promise well.
Our Whigs are quietly but actively at work. We shall
improve every where upon the vote of 1848."
PENNSYLVANIA.
CARBON COUNTY.-" I confidently believe that we shall
be able to reduce the Locofoco majority two or three huvn-
dred in this county."
SOHUYLKILL COUNTY.-" Fifteen hundred majority will
not be too high a figure for our county."
BRADFORD COUNTY.-" The Democratic majority in this 4
county, usually ranges from 500 to 700. We reduced this
in 1844 in favor of Mr. Clay to about 300. I think we
shall do full as well for Gen. Scott. If other counties
stand as fair, I have no apprehensions as to the result in "
Pennsylvania. In no county in the State, nor in the
Union, does there reside a more sturdy, reliable set of
Whigs than in Bradford. I entertain no fear that they
will discredit the reputation they gained in 184* of giving
the largest increased vete for Henry Clay in the State and
for carrying the county for Taylor in 1848."
MISSISSIPPI.
COLumBUs.-" We are working manfully in Mississippi,
and even have hopes of carrying the State. We feel con-
fident of Scott's election."
INDIANA.
VINCENNES.-" Gen. Scott is marching on the capitol l
We are certainly gaining ground, and cannot hear of our
losing any where in the State. About here we will get
more foreigners to vote for Gen. Scott than we ever got
for any Whig President."
CONNECTICUT.
NEW HAVEN.-" I find the state of things here all I
could desire. The utmost enthusiasm prevails, and a
strong confidence is felt in the ability of the Whigs to carry
the State."
WABnKOusE POINT.-", Things look well for Scott in old
Connecticut. They are getting the steam well up, and
the Whigs in the other parts of the Union may rely upon
this State as sure for Scott and Grahom."
NEW YORK.
&ENEOA FALLS.-" I am perfectly satisfied that we shall
carry this State by a large majority. Things never look-
ed as well in this section of the State as now, not even in
1840. The Loco game of brag is about out, a4d the re-
action is tremendous. You may set this State down for
Scott and Graham, and no mistake."

ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE.-Letters of admin-
istration with the will annexed have been granted by
the Register of Wills of Blair county, State of Pennsylvania,
to the undersigned, on the estate of WOODS BAKER, de-
ceased, late of Logan township, in said county, and more re-
cently attached to the United States Coast Survey. All per-
sons indebted to said estate are requested to make immediate
payment, and those having claims against the same will pre-
sent them, duly aurhnnticsted, for settlement to
J. t. LOWRIE, Adm'r c. t. aL
oct 7-ww6t At HoUidaysburg, Pa.
OTICE TO CREDITORS-AII persons having
claims against Arthur P. West and wife are required
by a decree of Prince George's county to file their claims re-
gularly authentieatedin office by the clerk of this Court with-
in four months from this date.
WM. It BOWIE and
THOSE. H. CLAGETT,
oct 7-eo3wcp (Planter's Advocate] Trustees.
By E. N. STMATTON, Auctioneer.
(Pennsylvania avenue, corner of .Ninth street.)
FURNITURE, FEATHER BEDS, CROCKERY
Ware, &c.-On Saturday morning, October 9th, at 9
o'clock, at my store, I shall sell a general assortment of Fur-
niture, viz: *
Mahogany and walnut Seras
Do cane and w,od.,,,at Chairs
High and lhw-puL Badtesads
Fetshrr Beds, Pillows, hair and husk Mattresses
Carpets, Tables, Washstands, Bureaus
Cu,.king and other Stoves, ke.
Term- All cunms of and under 2), cash; over $25, a credit
of thirty and sixty days, for notes satisfactorily endorsed,
bearing interest. ,ct 7-t3
Bv tE N. STBATiTON, Auctioneer.


I' Pen hyianta va,,etu, cor er f" Ninth street. )
EASE, HORSE-CARTS, FARMING IMPLE-
ments, at Auction.-On Saturday morning, October
9th, at 9 o'clock, on the spare in front of my store, I shall sell,
without reserve-
1 superior Hearse, handsomely trimmed, and in good con-
dition
5 one-horse Carts, In good order
Lot of Farming Implemekts, a general assortment
oct -St
BYV WILLIAM MARSHALL, Auctioneer.
F FURNITURE, CARRIAGES, dc. AT AUCTION.
On Saturday morning, 9th instant, at In o'clock, I will
vll In front 4 my store a general assortment of-
New ad ecuond-hand Furniture
Chinsa, Olas, and Cruckery Ware
Ouns, Pist.ls, Hardware, Cutlery, Fancy Goods. Ao.
Also, 3 secund-hand gold lever Watches.
Also. in front of Centre Market, at 9j o'clock. 2 new light
Rockaway Carriages and 1 second-hand Baggy.
Sale at the store on Saturday evening at 7 o'clock.
oolt 7-dt WM. MIARSBHALL, Aunt.L
NEW SUPPLY OF HAWTHORNE'S LIFE OF
Plerei.
Hawthorne'p House of Seven Gables.
Hawthorne's Blithdale Romance.
Hawthorne's Twie Told Tales. JiALst received by
TAYLOR & MAUsY,
oot7 6ookn oe mr9awrg 9lsvgo.









IGH-LY INTERESTING LETTER FROM SENATOR
MORTON. .
TO THE WHIGS OF FLORIDA.
FZLLOW-CITIZENS: The continued indisposition or my
family, since the adjournment of the late protracted ses-
sion of Congress, has detained me in this city. It was my
anxious desire tu have returned to Florida, and become
an -etive participant in the pending canvass. That desire
has been increased, since I have learned that someia of my
good friends doubt, and others affitr, that the entireWhig
ticket does not receive my cordial support. This is nrot
so; no such doubt is justified by any word, act, or deed
on my part. If I could have promptly returned to Florida,
after the adjoqnmenat 'of Congress, and -have met you in
Free and familiar intercourse, my position could not have
been doubted or misapprehended. This would have been
more congenial to my feelings and habits than address-
-thg you individually or collectively in writing.
I flatter myself that none can doubt my position as a
firm. decided, and consistent Whig. I am always ready
and fully prepared to support the candidates of my party,
if I am satisfied they will advocate and carry out Whig
principles, if elected. Mly motto is, princples i'rat, ,men qf-
treawrds. As a public man, I trust my coarse has satis-
fled you that I have never been a blind follower of party,
and that I never would fr'llow my party if there was a de-
viation from thegreat principles upon which itsorganiza-
lion depends. I have ev,:r been indflul that I have a
country to serve, as well as a party to obey.
In giving a cordial and zealuus support to the entire
Whig ticket (both National and Sitate) now submitted to
you, I act in strict accordance with ihe theory and prac-
rice of the principles I pro'fes As the State elections
will have Lranspired bef'ure this reaches y...u, I shall corn-
fine my observations to the Whig nominations for Preui,
dent and Vice President,, with the single remark, that,
could I be present, It would afford me sincere gratifica-
tion to east my v.,te for the entire Whig ticket. I am
pleased to leanvu, from my correspondence and the public
prints, that the greatest enthusiasm animates the Whigs
of Florida, and that thtre is a pro-pect, which amount,
almost to certainty. that they Vill secure the election of
* Governor, Ropresentative in Congress, and the Legi.Aa-
tare.
I was honuaored by the Whigs of Florida with the ap-
pointment of delegate to the National. Whig Convention
which met at Baltimore in June last. Your delegates
vere instructed to insist, as a condition precedent, be-
fore proceeding to make nominations for President and
Vice President, that the Convention should put forth a
declaration of principles, which should be acceptable to the
South; that being done, we should use all fair and honor-
able means to procure the nomination of Mr. Fillmore for
the Presidency. These instructions it afforded me much
pleasure to respect, as they accorded with my own views,
and were approved by my judgment. The platform of
principles, as required by our instructions, was adopted,
and it was acceptable to the South. The Convention then
proceeded to ballot for candidates, and we used all fair
and honorable means to secure the nomination of Mr.
Fillmore. Although our efforts were unremitting, we
could not succeed in producing such a result. The elec-
tion fell upon another distinguished citizen, General Scott.
The Convention having promptly adopted such a plat-
form of principles as we were required by our instructions
to demand, and having participated in the ballotings, we
imposed upon ourselves an implied, if not express, obliga-
tion to sustain the nQminees. How far the Whigs of
Florida are bound by the acts of their Representatives in
the Convention is a question for their decision. It, how-
ever, appears to me, that, having consented to go into Con-
vention upon a certain condition, and that condition hav-
ing been performed, good faith to our brother Whigs of
the Union requires that the Whigs ef Florida should yield
a cordial, ardent, and zealous advocacy to the candidates
that have been selected. Although General Scott was not
4the first choice of the Whigs of Florida, yet, as his nomi-
nation was fairly made, we, (the delegates,) through our
chairman, Colonel Ward, declared in open Convention
that we acquiesced in the nomination, and had no doubt
our constituents would give to it a generous and hearty
support; and I flatter myself, judging from the "signs of
the times," we did not misjudge their loyalty to the Whig
cause and Whig principles.
I have been a zealous supporter of Mr. Fillmore's Ad-
ministration, and, in common with the Whigs of the South,
I had hoped he would have been selected as our standard
bearer at the ensuing election. The enlightened and na-
tional spirit of his Administration, both as regards our
foreign and domestic policy, has elicited the admiration
and applause of the patriotic of all parties. He has been
true to the Constiiutlun, just to all portions of the Union,
and, amidst the most embarra.sinrg cir:umstanci:i, has en-
forced the maIntenance and execution of the laws of the
land, in such a manager a., to entitle him to be classed
with the patriots and "ages of the better days of the re-
public.
In my opposition to the nomination of General Scott, 1
was not influenced by any doubt as to his orthodoxy as
a Whig, or his being as sound a Mr. Fillm.rc himself on
Sthe Southern question. I neither doubted the one nor the
other; it was not that "I loved Cisar less, but I loved
Rome more:" not that I had an aversion tu General Scott,
but that I had a preference for Mrf Fillmore-not only
ever him, but over all other Whigs in the Union. Admi-
ration and gratitude, as a Southern man, caused me thus
to prefer him.
I have always admired General Scott as a patriot and
soldier; as an American citizen, I have been proud of him
as the "greatest captain of the age," whose exploits have
reflected more lustre upon the country than those of any
man since the days of Washington. General Scott is no
obscure individual-" his light has not been hid under a
bushel." No anxious inquiries are made as to who he is.
His name and services are as familiar to his countrymen
as household words. His fame is co-extensive with the
civilized world. He is emphatically a national man; his
life has been "devoted to the service of his country-his
whole country ; and, if elected, he will be a national, not
a sectional President. Through life he has been true to
the Constitution, and, whenever the duty devolve upon
him, he has seen that the laws of the land are faithfully
executed. Can any one seriously doubt he will hesitate
or halt in the discharge of his high obligations of duty, if
elevated to the Presidential office? All we of the South
ashk at the hands of a President is that our rights under
the Constitution and laws shall be respected and sustain-
ed by him; we demand nothing more; with less we will
never be satisfied.
The opponents of General Scott aver he is a mere soldier,
a me captain, without experience as a civilian, and devoid
of qualifications to carry on the affairs of Government.
Great military talents and administrative abilities are not
incompatible, but, as a general rule, the companions of
each other. Both ancient and modern history sustain the
truth of this assertion. The very position General Scott
now occupies presupposes him to be well versed in na-
tional and municipal law. In the discharge of his milita-
ry duties he has often been placed in positions which


called i4 requisition his knowledge of the laws of nations,
as well as those of his country. He has never faltered,
never erred in their execution. He has been charged by
his Government with many important and delicate diplo-
matic and civil duties, which required something more
than mere military knowledge to discharge. The trusts
thus confided to him have always been executed to the sa-
tisfaction of the country and with honor to himself.
The limits I have prescribed to this communication
forbid me from enlarging upon the important civil duties,
General Scott has from time to time performed. I will
merely call your attention to his missions to the State of
South Carolina, in the days of nullification; to the North-
eastern Boundary, during the disturbances on the borders
of Maine; and to the New York frontier, at the period of
the Canada troubles. His country placed in one hand the
sword, and in the other the olive branch, leaving it to his
own good sense, discretion, and patriotism which he
would use; he always presented the olive branch in pre-
ference to the sword; which showed, although a soldier,
he was a man of peace, and delighted not in "blood and
carnage." The olive branch he always prevailed upon
theat to accept. The ha4aony rstored between Sol4th


Carollna and the General Government, and the friendly
relations re-established between this tcuntry and the
British Provinces, attest the diplomacy and statesmanship
of General Scott. -
The important civil as well as military services ren-
dered by General Scott in Mexico have been so recent,
and are so fresh in the recollections of his countrymen, it
would be a work of supererogation to do more than call
your attention to them. , :
The election of General Scott is objected to by a few
because Governor Seward favored his ubmination. They
express apprehensions that if he is elected, Governor
Seward will more or less control his administration, and
infuse into it some of his higher-law heresies and abo-
minations. Those who thas calculate "reckon without
their host," and evince but little knowledge of the man.
All his antecedents forbid the idea. A m'an accustined to
command for nearly half century is not easily controlled,
much leas likely to'become the willing instrument in the
hands or any man. General Scott under the dictatorial
influence and control of, Governor Sewardl The very
proposition is ridiculous, and carries with it its own refu-
tation. -
Is it not more probable that General Pierce, if elected,
will be controlled by the Van Burens, Dix, Pirestoni King,
Hallet, B. F. Butler, Cleaveland, Wilmot, and the hosts
of abolitionists, who are hi warm, active, and ardent sup-
porters, than that General Scott will be influenced by
Governor Seward?
I have not said any thing about our. nominee for the
Vice Presidency; neither is it necessary I should. Every
one knows 'William A. Graham, of North Carolina. The
whigs of Florida expressed a preference for him in their
meetings anl conventidns. Hle was my first choice for
that office, and I am yet to learn that an objection has
been raised to his nomination by a single Whig in any
section of our country. He is known to be a decided, firm,
and consistentL Whig; a man of high order of intellect, an
able lawyer, a profound statesman, and a gentleman of
most irreproachal.-Te character, who has filled the highest
offices inhis native State, and has served with ,hitinction
in the Senate of the United States and the Cabinet of Mr.
FillmL're. For such a man no Whig-certainly no South-
ern Whig---an or will ref'uoea zeslousand cordial supp.,rt
I have extended this address to.ea greater lengtBkthan I
intended. I eould pot. however, say less, feeling as I do
the deepest solicitude for the success of our can-d'iiatcs in
the Presidential election.
It affords me much gratification to assure you that at
this place, the great focus of information, we receive from
all sections of the Union the most cheering news as to the
prospect of the election of our ticket. The spirit of '40
and '48 animates the yhigs of all 6ec tirns of the country
dissensions, if any there were, have been healed; personal
jealousies have been buried and forgotten; their march is
onward to success in the pending canvass, with the watch-
words, "THE UNION OF THE WHIGS FOR THE SAKE OF THE
UNION."
Florida, I trust, will "take no step backward," bilt, as
in '48, will give a larger majority in proportion to her po-
pulation than any other State in the Union. We shall then
command that consideration and influence with the ad-
ministration of General Scott to which, -as a consistent
Whig State of the South, we are entitled. All this we will
accomplish if the Whigs of Florida are true to themselves
and true to their principles.
Let us bury and forget all real or imaginary griev-
ances, give up our personal predilections, and at the bal-
lot-box in November give for SCOTT and GRAHAM such
an overwhelming majority as will retain for us the posi-
tion we so gloriously won in 1848.
Your friend and fellow-citizen,
JACKSON MORTON.
WASHINGTON, SEPTEMBER 25, 1862.

FROM THE NEW YORK HERALD.
CORRECTION.
BALTIMORE, SEPTEMBER 26, 1852.
SIn: In the New York Herald of the 23d instant I see
my name associated with others as being a defaulter to
the Government in the sum of $868,148, This is the
third or fourth time that I have been charged with being
a defaulter, and as often denied in the most emphatic
manner. I again pronounce the charge entirely false
and groundless. I am not, and never have been, a de-
faulter one dollar. The subjoined certificate will show
that my accounts with the Treasury Department were
closed more than four years ago, and the balance found
to be due me, I received from my successor, the late Gen.
Marriott. You will, I 'doubt not, publish this explanatory
note and certificate in the Herald as an act of justice.
NATHANIEL F. WILLIAMS.
To JAMES GORDON BENNET, Esq.

TaRAsuRY DEPARTMENT,
REGISTHH'S OFFICE, JULY 20, 1852.
I hereby certify that the accounts of Nathaniel F. Wil-
liams, Esq., late Collector of the Port of Baltimore, were
finally closed on the books of this Department, by report
No. 9,215, under date ef the 6th April, 1848, by which
it appears there was due by the United States to the-said
Nathaniel F. Williams the sum of two thousand two hun-
dred and, three dollars and fifty-six cents, ($2,203.56,)
which balance was paid to him by William H. Marriott,
Esq., his successor in office, by order of the Comptroller
of the Treasury, bearing date the 20th December, 1847.
N. SARGENT, Register.
R. JOHN RICHARDS, at Mrs. Spaldlng's, C street,
between 3d and 41 streets, oct 7-eo3t
Rt. ARTHUR will be absent from the city two
months" during the fall and winter-one month from the
1st of November and one month from the 1st of February.
oct 7-law2mif
W ORKJED EDGING AND INSERTING.-I have
W now in store a large and fine assortment of Swiss Mus-
lin Worked Edging and Inserting;: also, Cambric Edging and
Inserting, wl utb I iLvite the ladies tw call and examine.
Also, Cambric and Swiss Muslin Flouncing, from 121 cents
to $8 per strip.
oct 7--3t T [Tel] A. TATE, Agent.
S TORE TO LET-The Store now occupied by the Wash-
ington Ladies' Depository. Posseseioa given immediately.
Inquire at Miss MoRL&E's, next door, north side of Pennsyl-
vania avenue, between Tenth street and Shanks's new iron
building. Also, Furnished Rooms in the same house.
oct 7-tf
HE POCKET CLASSICALDICTIONARY and
Tthr,..n.,toical Companion, being a guide to the study of
M.vihlugy, Arn'eirt History, and Ancient Geography, one
small volume; price 25 cents.
oct 7 'FRANCK TAYLOR.
GAS FIXTURES.--Having just received from the cele-
brated manufactory of Cornelius A Co. a large assort-
ment of their latest style of Gas Chandeliers and fixtures, they
are offered to the public at reduced prices. Persons having
Gas introduced in their stores or dwellings are invited to call
and examine ; They will find it to their interest.
Gas Pipes introduced in old or new buildings at the short-
est notice and the lowest prices. All work warranted.
Washington Plumbing and Gas Fitting Establishment, one
door from the corner of llth street, south side of Pennsylva-
nia avenue.
oct 7-ecodm J. W. THOMPSON.
NEW YORK AND SAN FRANCISCO STEAM-
SHIP LINE.
Through to San Franclsco at Reduced Rates.
NO DETENTION ON THE ISTHMUS.
f THE new and splendid steamship UNITED
STATES, WM, C. BERRY, Commander, will
leave New York for Aspinwall, Navy Bay, on


Tuasdav, Octnt..-r 19th, at 3 o'clock P. M. pre-
cisely, connecting at Panama wath the new double engine
Slteamehip COITEZ, 1,800 tons, TnoMAS B.
('CnoppEias, Commander. Which steamship leaves
Panama on the arrival of the passengers by
tho United State', f.r San Francisco, stopping
'idly itl Acapulco for supplies. Tl,,' line has never failed to
,.,ff~r l if,. ,,piroiused lsme.
rhee vse-selh, in a eommo'ati..Di, ventilation, speed, and
,afely, are unsurpasseol. An experienced physician is attach-
ed to each steamer.
Passengers will be landed on the wharf at Aspinwall and
take the Panama Railro. Apply 1to
DAVIS, BROOKS & CO.
General Agents, 28 Beaver street, N'ew YT.ork, or
JONES & JOHNSON,
104 West treee, corner of Liberry etree, N. Y.
oct 7-6mif
IFOR MOUNT VERNON d sFORT WABMXGTON.
Fare, round trip, 6I. From AJesaudria T&c 4mt.
Children half price.
Return, to Washinjntt at 8 o'clock P. M.
czw The steamboat THOMAS COLLYER will
leave Washington at 9 o'clock, and Alexandria
at 91 A. M. every Tuesday and Friday.
Coaches leave the Capitol for the Boat at 8j o'clock A. M.
Coach fare 10 cents. Persons wishing the coaches to call for
them will leave their names with Geo. A Thos. Parker & Co.
Rerreshmenta on board the boat.
o(t7-TbTh&M SAM'L GBDNEY, Captain.
M HRS. HENRY A. RURR, New York avenue, cor.
nor .f Thirteenth street, informs her papilm lh; hber
classa will commence on Monday, October 4.
tep 2a-2tawtf


WASHINGTON.
' Lberty and Union, now and forever, one and
SInseparable." .
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1S52

: k< MR. CRITTENDEN ON MR. CLAX.

We take the earliest opportunity of- spreading
before our readers the EuLOGY pronounced at
Louisville (Ky.) on the 29th ultimo, by the Hon.
J. J. CRITTENDEN, upon the Life and Character
of. his ancient, colleague in the Senale, and his
yet more ancient personal friend and ass'ci.tte,
the lately deceased Patriot and Stitesman, HENRY
CLAY. The present pusitiin of Mr. CRtiriENrEN,
the relations which he has always held to the great
man whose decease has given occasion to this Dis-
course, all demand its insertion at large in our
colu ns ..
We shall not anticipate the judgment of our
readers upon the merits of thi, Oriation. That judg-
ment may be trusted with entire confident. They
will readily discern in it the influence of the he-art
of an affectionate and cherished friend of the depart-
ed Statesman upon the hand which penned it; ap-
preciating at their full value the distinguished traits
of Mr. CLAY'S character and actions, but doing no
more than justice to the incidents of both, which
few persons could have had better opportunities than
him.t-TfTor observing '
WV1at we most admire in this discourse is the just
delitineation of the genius of Mr, CLAY, the peculiar
cast of his character, in harmony with the scenes in,
which he had lived and the duties to which he had
been called in thelntost trying emergencies through
which his country has pisied during th.: firnt half
of the present century.- -
From the particular inr-ident' et-lected by the
Orator as illustrative-of Mr. CLAY'S publiclife, many
readers even of middle age may perhaps learn some
things of which they have never heard before; and
especially in the history of that great event, the De-
claration of the War of 1812, in which Mr. CLAY ex-
erted socpowerful an agency. The part which the See-
rctary of Stale of that day (JAMESa MONROE, after-
wards President of the United States) bore in the con-
ception and execution of that war, is not so familiarly
known as Mr. CLAY's share in -it always has been.
The introduction of the name of Mr. MONROE re-
minds us of some other things, in that particular
connexion, known to but very few, but which, after
the bustle of the National Election is over, we may
take occasion to note down for the information of
our younger readers, who may not find them wholly
without interest.
Meantime, let us recommend to all who desire to
form a just estimate of the public character of the
great Whig leader, of whose politics as well as
services Mr. CRITTENDEN seems to have had an en-
tirely correct conception, to endeavor to imitate, in
the discharge of their civil duties, the devotion to
the Union, the disinterestedness, the firmness, and
the fearlessness by which Mr. CLAY'S whole life
was characterized.

It is with deep regret that we have learnt, through
a letter received in this city yesterday from Lima,
the death of WILLIAM PITT ADAMS, Esquire,
British Consul General and Charg# d'Affaires at
Lima. He died on the 1st of September. Mr.
ADAMS was several years ago, for a considerable
time, attached to Athe British Legation at Washing-
ton, and we have not known any gentleman in that
station here whose personal qualities and deport-
ment won for him a higher degree of respect or a
warmer esteem.
DEATH OF SENATOR WHITCOMB.-We regret to
announce the death of the, Hon. JAMES WHITCOMB,
Senator of the United States from the State of In-
diana, and late Governor of that State. He died
on Monday afternoon, in the city of New York,
where he had been for about two weeks, for the
purpose of undergoing a surgical operation. He
was elected Governor by the Democratic party in
1843, and was re-elected to that office in 1846, and
near the close of his term was chosen a Senator to
fill the vacancy occasioned by the appointment of
Mr. Hannegan as Minister to Austria. Senat-"r
WHITCOMB was a member of the MetJiiL- Epis-
copal Church, and one of the Vice Presidents of the
American Bible Society.-N. Y. Corn. Advertiser.

SOUTH CAROLINA.4
It is stated in the Columbia papers that Governor
MEANS will call an extra session of the Legislature
of South Carolina, to be convened on the first Mon-
day in November, for the purpose of casting the
electoral vote of the State for Presidential electors
on the following Tuesday. In conformity to prece-
dent in similar cases, the Governor will call the new
Legislature, whose members will be elected next
week.
A NEW PAPER AT CINCINNATI.-We have re-
ceived as far as the sixteenth number of a new
daily paper, published at Cincinnati by THOMAS
RAINEY, Editor and Proprietor, which has already
established its title as a good newspaper. From
the last number we extract the following notice of
the continued success of the highly commendable
enterprise of Gov. SLADE, in supplying some parts
of the West with qualified Female Teachers from
the older institutions of the Eastern States :
Gov. SLADE'S Teachers are still flocking to the West.
We saw our young friend, BIEsnY SLADE, Esq., son of the
Governor, at the Broadway yesterday, with six young
ladies, five of them destined to Indiana, and one to Kentucky
as teachers. He tells us that thirty-one graduated at
Hartford this fall, and have been supplied to distribute
literature in the West.
"Gov. SLADE has been the instrument of untold and
inexpressible good to this country, in thus supplying us
with highly-cultivated, refined, and christian leaders of
the young. These young ladies, wherever they go, form
the nucleus of good society and christian communities.
They are foremost in the Sabbath school and the mission-
ary society.
"We want to knew why our sister Kentucky has so
small a ratio of them. It certainly cannot be because
she has less use for them.
"Success to the Governor, who, by these sacrifices
laid on the altar of humanity and religion, has establish-
ed a fame that will live in the hearts and affections of the


people when all political glory has faded forever away."
THE LATE DUKx or WLLINGUTON.--A numerous and in-
fluential meeting of the British residents in the city of
New York was held on Monday afternoon at the office of
the British Consulate, for the purpose of adopting some
mode of testifying their respect and that of their fellow-
countrymen to the memory of their departed Hero, the
late DuKx .o WEmLINGTON,


DEMOCRATIC MEETING,;, .

Our Democratic feUllow-citizeans held a political
meeting on Tue-day ev aing, in front ,if th. Union
printing-office, and (in Eastern phrase) "had a good
time," as we hear. They had a numerous assembly,
excellent music, and brilliant drc-rrckaet.l; and they
adopted, with great unaninilty, a series of Rcsolu-.
titons pledging themslvct- t th6 election of G-i.
PIERCE, and quoting, j.s uxpressive of their views,
the publislnvd opinions of Mesvr,. Too.mBS, STE-
PH8Ns, GENTRY, J ENirFEi., CABELL., rind other lead-
ing dissenting Whigs, in opposition to Gen. SCCOTT.
Had they not had the language ,.f dis-sentingWtgs
to resort to, they would not ha, e hadr an in.-h of
ground t6, stind upon.

The leaJer in the New York Courier -& Er qu,'i,',
of the 5th install the New YoQrk ,F.',lrss terms 0a
gftncrou' an.] joyous article" in regard to the pros-
pects of the Whig candidate lor the Presiden:y, on
the union of the Whigs in their favor. We extract
the first paragraph of the article :
"The fact i: unquestionable [says the Courier] that
General Soorr's prospects are brightening all over the
country. A very far more decided tone of confidence per-
vades the Whig presiWand Whig correspondence from all
quarters of the land isn exisit.l two months, oreveni on
Miuth, ago. All the griefs and disappointments that
!prung so p.rr.ftUely from the doing, of the National Con-
veudion haive gradually given way before the serious die.
states ao duty I and the great mass of the Whig party, with
here and there a solitary exception, are now prepared to
bury all past differences and stand together under the old
banner, nipborin byr''lTir.D Siji-r", in *I comm1oan strug-
gle for the victory. All personal distrust of the ch. -.-n
standard-beartr has long ,nwce utterly disappeared. Our
pohical opponents., un.erupulous as mauo if' them are.
no longer venture to call in question his devotion to' the
compromises of thb Crinstitution. 'They have at last be-
come thor.:.ughly seusible oflthe ridiculous folly of making
cmpariAons on this score between ,the Whig-candidate
and his opponent; the one of whom, it is now proved, was
laboring seriously, though silently, for the Compromise,
at a time when the other was haranguing the people
against the Fugitive Slave law, which cnstituted its most
important feature."

CENTRAL AMERICA.
The Herald publishes a document by which it
would appear that the State of Nicaragua has re-
solved to reject the "project of convention or re-
commendatory basis," proposed jointly by this Go-
vernment and that of Great Britain, for the adjust-
ment of the affairs of Central America. Her policy
in this particular is perhaps questionable. She
seems to have mistaken, with a jealousy common to
small Powers, a friendly proposition, believed to be
to her advantage, for foreign dictation. Until this
petty jealousy on the part of the small States of
Central America is removed, little progress-or im-
provement can be expected.- Corn. Advertiser.

FROM OREGON.
From OREGON the advices are to the latter part
of August. Numerous parties of overland emi-
grants report having had but little difficulty in cross-
ing the mountains.
It appears that the Indians near the Russian set-
tlements-a fine warlike race of men-have been com-
mitting great depredations. They attacked a house
in which were seven or eight employes of the Ame-
rican and Russian Companies, by surrounding them
in every direction and firing volleys of musketry,
and finally broke in the doors and windows, when
Mr. White and his companion, the Russian officer,
after both having gallantly defended the pTemises,
made good their escape back in the mountains in
the most miraculous manner, where they expe-
rienced the most unheard-of privations and suffering.
The Indians, after plundering the premises of
every thing, set them on fire, and they were burnt
to the ground. All hands escaped with the excep-
tion of one, who was horribly mutilated. He was
found three days after with his head cut off, his
stomach cut open, and his bowels hanging out.

WHIG NOMINATIONS IN NEW YORK.
Oneida-For Congress, 0. B. MATTESON.
O".'d, t'e-r-For Congress, DANIEL GOTT.
henango-For Congress, HENRY BENNETT.
Monroe-For Congress, AZARIAH BOODY.

SOMETHING NEw.-Ingenuity is every day adding some-
thing to the comforts and conveniences of life. We were
yesterday shown some samples of an improved metallic
PaEN, which is exempted from the great defect in the steel
pen, and that is corroding. This is obviated simply by
the skilful application of Gutta Percha. Mr. B. L. C.
ScHmESSsnGER is the inventor. The pen is coated with
gutta percha, which is unaffected by the strongest acids,
and, being pointed with platina, the pen writes as smooth-
ly as a lead-pencil. They are to be had of the sole agent
is. this city, J. SHILLINGTON, Pennsylvania avenue, at
fifty cents a dozen, or four dollars a grece.
The new House Printing Telegraph is now open and
working between Baltimore and Philadelphia. The office
in Baltimore, on Monday, was thrown open for general
inspection, and hundreds called in to see the machine in
operation. Its movements are very beautiful and won-
derfully ingenious. The company is extending their line
to Washington. The poles are nearly all up, and in less
than a fortnight they expect to make a connexion with
Washington, and after that to extend the wires South as
far as New Orleans.
The Rockville Journal says that Montgomery county is
fast'filling up with industrious, intelligent, and enter-
prising farmers, and that several sales of land have re-
cently been made at prices considerably above what was
given by their late owners.
GALE AT TAMPA BAY.-There was a severe gale at Tam-
pa Bay and the surrounding country on the llth of Sep-
tember. The wharves were carried away and the boats
belonging to the custom-house department destroyed. The
sugar crops and orange groves were considerably injured.
The Grand Jury of the United States Court for the
Southern District of New York have made a presentment
to the Court on the subject of the Steamboat Disasters
which have recently occurred upon the Hudson River.
They attribute these disasters and their fatal results to
three principal causes. First, the constant violation of
the 7th section of the act of Congress of 1838, which re-
quires all vessels propelled by steam when stopped for
whatever purpose to blow off steam, so as to keep the
head of steam as near as practicable to what it is when


the boat is in motion. Second, that all the boats on the
Hudson river are very insufficiently provided with any
proper equipment either for extinguishing fire or for
saving the lives of passengers in case of disaster to the
boat; and, third, to the fact that the practice of racing
has become of late very general and constant with the
boats on that river. The jury eall the attention of the
law officers of the United States to these statements.


ANTHONY BAROLAY, ESq., the British Consul, was called
to the chair; Mr. ROBERT BuHce, Vice Consul, officiating NAvAL.-We learn that orders have been received at
as secretary. Mr. B. made a few remarks befitting the the Navy Yard in Charlestown to prepare the United States
occasion, when, after an animated conversation, in which ship of the line Vermont for sea with all convenient
Dr. Beals, Mr. Young, (of the Albion,) Mr. Those. Dixon, dispatch. The destination of this noble ship, of course,
and others took a part, the following resolution, on the is not known, but it is not unlikely that she will be sent
motion of Mr. Those. Dixon, seconded by Mr. Benj. H. to the ChinaB Seas, it may be to aid "moral suasion" in
Downing, was unanimously adopted: our negotiation with Japan.
'"I Rolvd, That a committee be formed, to report to a The steamer Hancock, originally intended for an anchor
future meeting to be called by them, the best movie of hoy, is also to be lengthened some thirty feet, and other-
testifying their respect foer the memory of the late Duke wise altered, and transformed into an armed sea-going
of Wellington." steamer.
The following gentlemen were then nominated as the The new SHBaTARY O1 THz NAVY seems to be alive to
committee: Mr. Thos. Dixon, Mr. Wmi Young, and Mr. the duties and requirements of his department, and bids
Robt. Buneh, V. 0,; when, after a vote of thanks to the fair to infuse renewed energy and vigor into this right-
chairman, the meeting w disesolved.-7'X. Mrr*,r. rp of our national defecs,-.Bton Jowwri.
*. . -


Exfract of a Leftie from a Member of tlhe GILA d-
vision of the Mexicaa Boundary Commission,
dated
ELA PAso DEL NOTE, AC .Tr I 4, 1852.
We reached here yesterday about noon, and you can
well imagine our pleasure to see once more the old chufeh
tower of El Paso. My last letter was ir.,in the Pimos
villages, July 15i, by the way of the Pacific, and a hot
tramp we have had of it across the deserts and arid plains
from Culifornia to hrti- psiece ; but our privati.mi. anI. petty
annoyances were nothing to the distress occasioned by
the me-lanicholvy death of Cul. CtP.vt;, anu ncoiunt ofi which
I gave you. The tuur.ltrcr, havc d.,..Ul.ls.I heen caught,
and by tih,i time have m.uffor-.d thu penalty of their crime.
Our purnDey tack has been easy couipihred with "ur down.
war. 1 trip on the Gil- hut bthe heat of the desrt was very
I'rre--;ve; thetemwpr.tare .f 1"1: in the tent Wa, it-
creased by the reflection of the sun on the white sand, and
made us feel the want cf wat. r Eeverely. We have been
m.,re thann two months cr');-ing, during the hottest part
of the year; but we are safe over now, and I have grt
through itil,.ut anuy sickness. .
"After reaching thu Pimos Indian settlement, westruck
off in a southerly direction to Tueson, in Sonora, thence
to San Xavier, Tubac, and Santa Cruz, all of which are
small frontier Mcxkicn towns; from St. Cruz westwardly
to the San Pedro ; thence through the famous Guadalupe
cafton, the home of the Apache gentlemen, to Yanos and
Corralitos, the silver mines, and then El Pasr. All the
rest of the Commission who remained this side are down
the Rio Grande, surveying the river line."

FROM HAVANA. ...
The UtlitL itate,- mail steamer Empire City bring? a.l
vices from H5-vti, tu noon i' September 29, tenr, daysv
later thaii pre';i.i arrival ,
D. Eliui'.l... Faioi.klo. lbh. Itallian resident ir, Hlavana
who printed anl publihvd thV.. Va d.' Puat,'o, aud co.
victed of monspiT a sgairst.t he Gorernmer,it was garrot-
ed on the -' ILth l -jitimu).
The island appears to be again quiet, and the port re-
gulations aremless stringent than the ric re The barque'
Childe Harold, C..rnelia, and Elizabeth G, Brooks had
been searched, apparently under the impression that re-
fugees were on board. Two passengers, probably of this
class, were taken out of the Cornelia by the authorities.
Her letters and papers were also seized. The ,snie night.
supposed to he in consequence of information obtained
from this correspondence, four persons, said to be of re-
spectable connexions, were arrested.

THE OVERLAND EMIGRATION TO CALIFORNIA.
The Sacramento Times and Transcript of Septem-
ber 1st says:
"The latest accounts of the overland immigration come
through a letter from Gen. Denver. On the 24th of Au-
gust the General was at the Upper Relief Station, beyond
the Sink of the Humboldt. He intended leaving for the
Truckee on the 25th, and from thence would cross over
to his headquarters, in Carson Valley. The scarcity of
grass was beginning to be felt on the immigrant road, and,
as a consequence, teams did not come through in as good
a condition as those of the advance trains. The health of
the immigrants continues good, as a general thing, al-
though a few cases of diarrhea have occurred, in some
respects resembling cholera, which proved fatal in a few
instances. A comfortable hospital has been established
on Carson river, located in a beautiful grove of trees, with
excellent spring water near by, where the sick are fur-
nished with every comfort,, and supplied with sufficient
means to reach California on their recovery.
The heaviest amount of the immigration has proba-
tly y:,:.:-.l the Sink of the Humboldt ere this, and it is
r i It'f, [, ,. to know that, thus far, the suffering on the
much-dreaded overland route has been very inconsidera-
ble. The relief furnished by California has doubtless con-
tributed greatly to produce this happy result, and the
State will ever have cause to be proud of the generous as-
sistance rendered. Of all the endeavors of the relief train,
the establishment of a water station in the midst of the
great desert, to allay the parching thirst of thousands,
has been the most acceptable to immigrants. It is said
that women and children frequently reach this station
with their tongues parched and swollen till forced out of
their mouths; and when water is furnished them, and
they learn the debt due to California, their gratitude
knows no bounds."

Gov. BROWN, of Florida, (says the New Orleans Picay-
une,) has made a curious blunder, in issuing a proclama-
tion directing the Presidential election to be held on Mon-
day, November 2, instead of Tuesday, November 2. It
will have to be corrected and a new proclamation issued,
and speedily, too, or there will be a great deal of confu-
sion in the elections.
CONDEMNED.-The United States revenue cutter Alert,
belonging to the Eastport station, after undergoing an
examination in the dry dock at Charlestown, has been
condemned as unfit for further employment in the reve-
nue service.
LIQUOR LAW DECISION.-One of the Boston Magistates
has decided that the buyer of liquor was an aider and
abettor in the crime, if crime it were, by procuring the
sale, and that's "particeps criminis," those who purchased
liquor for the sake of giving evidence against the seller,
could not be legal witnesses, and their testimony should
not be taken. The prosecuting attorney coincided in the
opinion of the Court, and the case was dismissed. This
will break up the business of informers.
EARLY SNow.-We learn from passengers who came
down on the steamer Londor nseqterduy thbt there was a
violent snow-storm on Lake Superior last Tuesday week,
which continued several hours. On Monday the ther-
mometer indicated six degrees below freezing point, at
the Saut. It will be remembered that about that time
there was a heavy frost in this vicinity.
[Detroit Free Press, Friday.
ONE OF THE ANTI-RENTERS COMMITTED.-David Lamp-
hire, one of the first arrested by Deputy Sheriff Jones,
has been committed for trial by Justice Brintnall. We
understand that the evidence was very strong against him,
and that it is quite probable all of the arrested persons
will be committed. Lamphire is the only one who has had
his examination as yet. The Court adjourned over to
Wednesday morning next at 9 o'clock, when the others
will be brought up and examined. The charges against
these men are grand larceny, burglary, and arson
in the first degree-the latter a capital offence.
[Troy Times, Oct. 2.
The "British Friend," the organ of the Society of
Friends, gives a notice of a somewhat singular fund-a
"fund for removing obstructions to matrimony among
the lower class of Friends." A sum of 4,800 has been
raised, the interest of which is to be disposed of accord-
ing to the originaljpurpose, "by a deed-poll entered into
by the subscribers." Ten pounds are paid to every wo-
man and man, two years members of certain meetings,
provided they are not otherwise worth 20. The stock
of this marriage company is lent on mortgage.

DEATH OF A HORSE FROM FBIQHT.-On Saturday morn-
ing, as a train of cars was coming in, a horse of Mr. collins,
a butcher, which was hitched to a wagon near the railroad
track, became quite restive. He was seized and held by the
bridle. As the cars came nearer he reared and plunged, then
trembled violently, sunk down, and died in his tracks. Was
a like case ever before known ?-Frankfort (Ky.) Commonl'th.


SOIREES MAGIQ.UE.
Professor WYMAN has the honor to announce that he will
give his POPULAR ENTERTAINMENTS in the
ODD FELLOWS' HALL,
On Thursday, October 7, and Friday, Saturday, Monday, Tues-
day, and Wednesday evenings, 8th, 9th, llth, 12th, and 13th,
when he will introduce many new and beautiful experiments
in NATURAL MAGIC, VENTRILOQUISM, and the ever-
popular Italian FANTOCINA.
2; Also, a splendid exhibition on Saturday and Wednes-
day afternoons, 9th and 13th, commencing at 3J o'clock.
Doors open at I to 7, to commence at 71 o'clock.
Cards of admission 25 cents: Children 12J. oct 7-d
MISS S. HOGAN'S ENGLISH AND FRENCH
Boarding and .Day School will open next Friday, the
8th instant, on F street, between 13th and 14th, in the second
house east of the alley.
For cilculars application may be made to Miss HOGAN, at
the Rev. Dr. BUTLER's, and at the principal bookstores in
Washington, Georgetown, and Alexandria.
It was omitted to mention in the circulars that, for such
young ladies as desire instruction in Latin, Italian, Spanish,
German, &c., the services of the most competent Professors
will be procured.
REFERENCES.
Rev. C. M. Butler, D.D. Hon. J. W. Maury.
Wm. Thos. Carroll, Esq. Mr. Justice Wayne, Sup. Ct.
Capt. C. Wilkes, U. S. N. Francis Markoe, Esq.
Rev. L. P. W. Balch, D.D. Rev. G. T. Bedell, N. Y.
Hon. Hamilton Fish, U.S.S. Jno. T. Metealfe, M.D., N. Y.
NoTE.-School omnibuses will be provided fdr the conve-
nience of pupils whose parents or guardians prefer that they
should ride from and to their homes. The young ladies who
avail themselves of this accommodation will enjoy the advan-
tages of punctual and daily attendance unaffected by the
changes in the weather.
For the rates of fare, Ac. direct- application to the Princi-
pal is requested. stet d4tig


GEN. SCOTT'S MOVEMENTS IN WIH T. .

EnthusiMs, 'Re,:eptio, in Idiaic and Kentucky-
His Arrrali UVtaenatz-i-tran.if Demonstrazon.
CINCINNATI, O..rosea 5.
len S,;orT left Madison, Indiana. last evening, atbhalf-
pa:. 7 o'clock, on board the steamer Lady Franklin, for
Cincinnati The citizens of Madlison conducted General
.',i-rr to the boat in large numbers, and the embarkation
wat, made amidst the firing of cannon a'nd[ the music of e-
veral bands. Much enthusiasm was ipnaifestedin Indiana
all along the shore.
Among those On board Ihe boat was Gov. Le-caEiR, of
Kentuck',, lately frum Mexicv, and in his way to Wash-
ing'ton, and the Hon. J. GOLVLa, late United States Con-
.siul t.) Mexico, al.,j on the roadi to Washington. A large
numt'ero ,f -itize'n from Louisville, and a dput&ation from
the Cincinnati committee, who went t', LonisiUlle after
len. S-cc.tt left, were also on board.
At several points along shore bonfires were lighted,
illuminating the Ohio almost the entire distance to Car-
roltun. l hen we reached Carrolton, Kentucky, a dense
f.,g hnd descended. and it was found impracticable to'go
'urthcr that night Indeel, the I8hts of the numerous
b.nfires an-Il trclh-es on shore and at the landing alone
'rrvento-l the boat from running on the bank.
I-On reaching the wharf, it waS found to contain nearly
:.no t,,hosantud people. assbembll to greet Gen. S'ott. The
General had retired to resl. and undressed; but so loud
were the calls of the people that he came out on deck in
his Irem-ing-gown, a.JJren: a flw words of thank to
them. Haring been in ,hi firt sle1ep, the fog had a very
bad effect on him. and renidere.l him .-lite unwell to-day;
sc, mi.,'h Lo u. tn preventL his receiving .i welcjuie from, -:.r
:ialdr.sinig L; !th'iks to the citizens of Cineinnii.
Tb" bat laid '.,ver at CI'rroltnn all night, and -left early
this morning. as S.-on a, the fotg lifted. At Warsaw, Au-
rora, and several othEr ports at which the boat tou.hed,
very large numnbcr-s ol citizens assembled, all ,of whom
were muctl, rnthuiartic in their reception of Gan. Scott.
TowarJd afternoon the indisrposition of the General grew
more seri.,u', andi it was found at last to, be Imprudent
for him t gu on leoek anid address the people assembled
al,,nr theb chre. .;overnnr LeTcERa therefore addressed
thu arius gntheringson behalf of theGeneral, informing
them of his sudldet illneos..-
About five miles from Cincinnati, the mnailboat Pike,
wih imanny 'nmcinnatiaos on board, came alongeile, when
Iltey were trausfere, to the Lady Franklin. Shorily af-
ter, an-.ther boat aloaed to the water'sedge with pasaeon-
gers, and] chartered ltir the occasion, ment and joined the
company. Nearer the ciLty a third boat, also crowded,
came up, turned, and struck -into line. On nearing the
city the guns commenced pealing forth salutes, and the
levee and buildings were observed -to be completely cov-
ered' With a dense mass of human beings.
The streets also appeared thronged, as viewed in per-
spective from the river. The troops were drawn-up, mu-
sic playing, colors flying, and every boat along the levee
decked out with flags, and covered with human beings.
The entire scene was one of the greatest excitement and
splendor. Every thoroughfare seemed alive with swarm-
ing thousands, and there could not have been less than
one hundred thousand people onfoot. The demonstration
was certainly the vastest and'most enthusiastic witnessed
for many a day.
When the boat neared the levee the shout of the multi-
tude rose on high with a wild and deafening roar, and the
scene was very imposing. So closely was the levee
crowded, that the entire bank appeared like a black and
rolling sea, ats the multitude swayed to and fro, in the
common anxiety to push forward toward the landing
place. The military, however, kept admirable order, and
formed a line to the carriages provided for the General
and visitors. The people had been waiting seven hours
in expectation of his arrival, being ignorant of the boat's
detention by the fog. Gen. Scott's health was such that
it was deemed imprudent for him to take part in the pro-
cession arranged) or for a formal reception, and the car-
riages drove straight to the Burnet house, greatly to the
disappointment of thousands, but amidst deafening
cheers. The General proceeded at once to his rooms, and
has received but very few calls. He intends recruiting
his health by a good night's rest, and will receive the
citizens' welcome and visits in the morning.
The demonstration here was decidedly the greatest on
the route. Thousands have been pouring in from all the
surrounding country during the day, and the city is
crowded with strangers.
Ohio appears fairly aroused, and deputations from half
awdozen different towns are now on the spot, eager to pre-
vail upon the General to visit their respective localities.
The movements of to-morrow will depend entirely upon
the health of General Scott.

LATER FROM EUROPE.

NEW YORK, OCTOBER 6.-The steamer Asia ar-
rived at five o'clock this evening, bringing dates
from Liverpool to the 25th ultimo.
The cotton market is unchanged. Breadstuffs were
also unchanged.
The Earl of DERBnY intimates that the funeral of the
Duke of WELLINGTON will take place as soon as possible
after the meeting of Parliament. The remains will be
buried at the side of Lord NELSON, in St. Paul's.
The distribution of the honors of the offices held bythe
late Duke has commenced. Lord HARDINxE is appointed
to the command of the army; Lord FIrzROY SOMESCa to
the post of Master General of Ordnance; and Prince AL-
BERT to be Colonel of the Grenadier Guards.
An advertisement of a Joint Stock Company for work-
ing gold mines in Virginia is published in the London
papers.
A terrible inundation has occurred on the Rhine, by
which seven villages were submerged.
The French ship Grenville, of Marseilles, has been pil-
laged and burnt by the natives on the west coast of Ma-
dagascar, and the captain and part of the crew murdered.
Advices from St. Helena state that the American brig
Mary Adeline had got into the river Congo, and was attacked
by three thousand natives. The5English brig otf-war Dol-
phin went to her assistance, poured a fire- of shot and
shells amongst the assailants, who fled, and the brig was
rescued.
The King of Holland, in his speech to the Chambers,
says that he has accepted an invitation of the United
States Government to negotiate with Japan.
Matters between France and Belgium are becoming se-
rious about the tariff.
JENNY LIMB has given four hundred thousand rlx thalers
for girls schools in Sweden.

LATE FROM MEXICO.
NxW ORLEANS, OcT. 5.-The Picayune has received ad-
vices from the city of Mexico to the 8th instant, being one
week later.
The Government has received four new propositions In
regard to the Tehuantepec grant. A committee of three
has been appointed to examine these several propositions-.
and draw up a contract agreeably to the iustruc'tions *if
the Minister of Foreign Affairs.
The Mexican Cabinet resigned on the 80th Se- ct't-nber.
and a new Ministry was formed, composed of the following
gentlemen: Minister of Foreign Affairs, LEstO ; Minister
of Finance, POLABo ; Minister of Justice, AqULnaR. These
gentlemen have not signified their intention to accept, bitt
it was presumed they would.
The political aspect of the country was more quiet,
though the Indians had been committing great depreda-
tions at Zacatecas.
All fears of a revolution in Mexico have subsided, and
the general state of feeling is much more pacific and
hopeful. *
Arrival of the Vandalia, &c.
NEwYoBt, OCrTess 6.-The sloop-of-war Vandalia from
the Pacific, via Norfolk, has arrived.


The steamer Pr.,metheui left this morning.
The steamer Africa sailed to-day with eighty passen-
gers and $685,000 in specie.
Fatal Aeidemt.
PHILADELPHIA, OoToBER 6.-James Warren, conductor
on the Baltimore train which left here last night, fell be-
tween the oars near Wtlmington, and was instantly killed,
the wheels cutting him in two. He leaves a wife and six
children in this city.


REMITTANCES, DRATS, BMLLS OF EX-
change, Ac. on Germany, SwIltzerland, France,
&c.-F. G. SCHULZ & SON, 38 Broadway. New York, late
Schulz & Bleidorn.-The undersigned reeesodully acquaint?
the public, and especially the German citizens, that through
the death of h, partmnr, Mr. Blseiorn, the Banking. Exchange,
and Commission Hi,,se. under the firm of Sehulz & Bleidom,
has been disst)Ivd, and that Lbthe business will hereafter he ear.
ried on under the firm of
F. G. SCHULZ & SON, 88 Brodway, New York,
who recommend themselves to those who may have to make
or receive remittances to or from any part of urope, promi.
ing the most punetual dispatch on the most favorable terms.
Stuttgard, 1%urtenmberg, August, 1852. '
oct 7-eo3m F. G. SCHULZ.
G ENtUI NE W ELSH FLAN NELS, warranted not
to shrink It washblng.-The undersigned have this
day 1,-teiedt from the imp.,rteirs a splendid lot of real pre.
mium \Vel.h Flannels, arrantei not to shrink in washing,
varying in prices from 37 cents to 81 per yard.
CLAGETT, NEWTON, MAY & CO.
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-....- --ten,twelv,' an f .,urt,.en, the,.'snrthweo ,-1uarteran ,d the north
B-Y THEPEI-D.EN -*- FT- EE-.D -- -- "- halfO, ihru..nrrthcitiat r tr i'f r'.',.' -;n n.1 .'ansi.-,ltig- rih
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED 4STA'rE teen, twenty. l t ,,,-rv.tm,. twenty-four, twenty-six, twenty-
eight, tbhi", thtv.t in.. ,lldjirtv.yf,iir. .f fractionaltownship
IN PURSUANCE OF LAW, 1. MILLARD FILl.MORE, seveatee,, ,n ih- lI,:l t'.Lk ..I F- i,',-.r. i nuiship eighteen,
President of the. Ul.iT.-q Stal....1 Ai.A-'riaj, .1.) hKret.y 'I.. (except, .li..-.ail, hali' f.. th... ul.. -i .',uri. rofsection twen-
clare sad make knnoin huit a n.hllic sale will be held at the ty-five, nd 'the southeast quarter of thirty-five;) and toin-
Land O fc aLtSTILLWATER.,in thaTERRITiRY 11F M1IN. eshis nit.teeti, ,,v ,' .,-,......i. ... ,,t.i'.. i ',i .f:t.,.;, d ,.c
NESOrA, com iniaugon Mi..-crla., ihetit-e day ul Nuernil...r ,'--.,-.,-,,, ., rran .. ,- .I, ,,. I- ..IJ, c ,. ai,L ci._,
neat, for the e iepeni.l ,.If the puhl.- lindasituated t ri ihn I.ll.h- i i t ,-'i .r i f'rI i.17l J.. ,,p ....... I.,n I Ii Lcf iii
ing nam-d townships and Iraeu,.nal tLownships. v':" 1 i F-i ri ',:r;" 'irnri.n ii , .' ,,.,'.s',, ,, ,tn thu I.1i. hank
V o hroi/ i. h bli.-l ,st nea ,nrdit-seel ,0 'Aef,.o ,.i -fl r jriaf ir .',.1,y erriv i,'r," Ivv., t f it .I 1.. 0, 1 b ll'., rtine- s'ii,, h,.':t ,luir "
il c-,-I-7,L- .ic-l i,, fIi^lu. ricn.il. I -itulh ,.lI J.imtec',atb
Ffaetional t.iwnship, thirty.c iven and thirt.y-eighl., .-n ilI,. .if1 ,,i 1 i .r m -t .-au- ,, r r.- hit-i.n lb.. ,:r -If aid ,..,uili.
righl-bank of Bt. C&i river, BBl tnLwoPbp tiBrty .ni.ne. forty. C-: .t -mri.r ,,- h enuthc.aii ..iu rt-:r -..i' hr-i.:t. ,n, :r ind c-,
fr.riy.one, and [':.rty-two. if" range twenty. t, e twenty-one, twtin-t-hr..-, twintv- tiv. twenty-seven,-
%naohip. &thirty-eilghlt, lkriy-n;ue, antid frty.o uf rang., tj.rJ.un i.,i-h iirty.unC. ihirty .hrit,, an itbirL.-Ge. .i )fi, -
tetily-onc. i..-nal t Iwnuhip in. l- i,-ni.-n Lh.- t1.-It bank c-f Like PahTiik'il,
Anl iland In eL ions thirteecn and tweuty-fonr, in t..wunhip .ntd .i:,id otan trnly.. of rnesg.- ihihcen.
twenty, 'end townships thirty.ight, thirty-ine.s, and forTy, "-f ,Lti-nEos two, J,-ur, tkw noritbwo-t ,urn. r arad the north half
range t ein ty-two. .,I Iit,, rtiltheaii -.u. :rl.:r i.:, fict *. :'..n *;; L%. I r i itt'ri ii'
Townships forty. fi'.rty --ine, ind I'.tty-twu. i.-f range tlwi lty- .,judi c.rlilh .w t ,iunar.,r .:t ih- I .nlit ,i q|i ,it .r 'X, :- ,- ; and
t .... > ; .. ii--,n,' eight. ern. t in-I..-. l.ii]' ; t'..en, twenty, twenty-
Hennepia Island, orloet 5, section tirenty-three, in township mw,,, n'..nir,1-1,l. ri a110 -1ant t.;t.t",. in fractional towic.
tw en( -. ins, and an island in i..cl. ,n f..ur. -i t..wri l p i hirt ,',,j ,, ,., thi 'i l I, I.i ,.i r i fr; i .-i [.]io .l tow t -
cf range iwenlty-.our. i, hip nineteen, north and south of Lake Pli'.-k Ir,r I. "li ihp
Tu-wnchipstucrtv.aeenand thirty .'lght lrtng.ti.', nii. eastIalfof the southeast quarter and l... itl.., .artt'.r1
Tuio-niip6 thirty ic'ren,tbir'ihy yl ..nimyn.'.-.i f..r]. the n.,rithte-i ,| uit i.r i.i l 6i.LTi- twenty-five, and the south
0f rang itwen-ity.-ix.. half ai ..'i-li hbul"',I' lh, irthieast quarter of ,-, t-.n tii ty.
Townships thirty-eight and thirtvy nuie, .-f ranugc t'tenty- five, (and sections four, six, eight. p i, ..ii t 1. iN\ in l ti -
seven. two, twenty-six, twenty-eight, fiir,. tinrrv.Itw. hirtyi.i.r.
Tuno.hip thirty.nine. C.f ran.'e l v e oei,..ighi. and thirty-six, in fractional towaship --i', ,n the left bank
Land' apprmpriar-d h-y .lw i-.i b-s .,; -s --,.hools, military of"Fox rivor" and "Lake Pahwaikan. .i .int.. fourteen.
and ,iter .urpose., will ,,) cvix lu-in- I .,irn the sale. -:,-i- ,i '.,ar, six, eight, and (.i ,l.l h ;, Ir., '',,ir 1 ] .. .
Th oflfdAnring 'mftht, aht..it mneuni.iOni latiJs willbe commeno- ip. ,. ,,. on the left bank of i-,,c i,.'r. ..r ',...l.'
ed -in th. Liay appuionted.l. and wil! pr...e- .1i the orderinwhich seven, eight, the northwest quarter, the west half of the south-
Ihey arc advBrmes-d, rnith aIll er.nvenant dispatchh, until the W-1 ,, .,.It.g ,jidt,. northwest ,quarter- ..i ilu...irlL,.. .l i'i, -
whole shall have been offered an.] tI cil ttiei.-., l-.' I-. ti I .r I, ''iii,,,, r, -. tion eighteen, the i. r,,ir, I, .iu'., i ,.
sale shall not be kept open t,[i,,i thain I -, r, ecckI. n-nd u.:. p"' ,- I.atl , IIh. i-irtheast quarter of the southwest quarter
vate entry or locations for land F....unli.:. h-r.:fi..r., gr.,rnt.l t.3 and the west half id northeitst quarterof the northeast quar-
any law ..f C.-.ngre.s fr..-r lnili ry :,r Y -i r.:-s r .:ird.-il i-- UtLh 'Ui. ter ofsectionninete...i. iiL A \ ';-- ...I.-l. 1,,..'1inty-six, tweun-
el .lstafiu, ')f uany ofi the ijand, will Ib- ..Imiii. .l uLil aitr 1'rIth"' ty-eight, thirty, i lrii 1 rii. ,_ .1 ii 0i-r ..ir. in fractional
e ypira,:' o'f the two weeks. township nineteen, on the left bank of "Fox river," and" Lake
iv.'a under my hiend ar lie city of Washington this twen- Winneconne," of range fifteen. '
ty-ninth day of July, :Anno Domin; .-,r- hicand ,h.hlio.n At t and (^ii,, at WIILLII IVER commencing on
dred and fci.tw,. .. MILLARD FILL.MVBE. A.,ol ij. Lta,, r en,,l.t dam .4 Nu'I'm,.i mmst, fpr fhi dgo .ji._
By the Prea rient: o t 1. : + ," it,,au i,' n I i.- ,.,iti.,.,i ,iihi ih,: Il ll.,wing named town-
J(,nr WItLsON,
S Acting C.,mmu.4irc-ter if bth ie uiral iland Office. ,h-i i.l it.. i,.n iin0,,'l,].. i .
___.\ -.-r i !.'i ,_l t i , t...T. i i .7 ,,I d l 'l I r I l f n 'f '"r r 1
,+ NOTICE 'TL'wn'lup twenL .thrc',, ,i r.ng,.- ,.-'I-.,n.
r, prcc-istyi.hr ("!,L-,,,. o, a to L.tEsee, Occupants, and r., -n,.hil..i, lit ,c ..... m I .ir,,inur, of range twelve.
>* i [ .',, u ; 1. 1i ," .'r." t,., 1 in ... ,,i r i i,..: :. I...,iirit i 11.
T., (7-ILa,,t !, to .cc,,,, ra, Llw,,ti.
P, i pt.r't l .it, ,h rat La,1 ds. O..i1,1.- l,, tj II ..,. i. .i,. ilt ,ri. -.E g ht, r ,i ,..; r, ,
Every pSrcin .unit.-" i,, hit-' right l priinv .ui.ito any of Fractional townships thirty-seven and IiIm t,.?,ir.t, ",i. it-
the lands wth, ih.- i.,:ruh hp. aud- ii, i.i.ual rut-ihips above eft bank of the St. Crox river, of range twenty,
: ,na .m ura l ,d ie re u r :- i tIn e 1t-,I ;h 1tc o-;r. i.. -ib iie.- f t .i o
",f th R.gltP -r and Bi,' cirv. i ut tll r. i,,r. in- l mare payvn,-ri AN orthof '. '' ., i /u' ,.- r J ... ..i /- -?/'7. rLja,-!' .
thercf r ,r .m... i .r. -."l- - ...-. 1, /- 1. -.. ,, ,n I ,. Fractio,'.l .ii u.irtul- tbl rt ...ru- : ,-,,d, tb;i -ti-., nil-,,l. ,I
h.,r.: the day ar.r-.:-,ntei f..r the [ill, *, ...i h. ,-i1. 3 l,.-h Sliilrn west ofthi udmir i l ,u i ,.I Ih, i ,.,..r.,n i'ei.- t., ran ,. :,n..
will be r..rftA.l. ind ever- p. r-r..n- ha' i.g th.- iciht, under Fractional township thirty.one, situated west of the main
the %oL ent;ill "An act tocreate an additional land district channel of Wisconsin river, of range seven.
in ihe I rmmi.)rv of Wisconsin, and for. other purposes," ap- Lands appropriated by law for the use of schools, military,
proved 3d MArh, 1847, as lessees, occupants, or permittses, to i-I -.ibh.:r pu.ri.-... together with "those swamp and over-
enter to the extent of their leases or permits any of thi lands flowed lands, made thereby unfit for cultivation/' if any, which
within ti toiwn-hips and fractional townships above enume- shall be selected by the State authorities before the days ap-
rated, ani wh.. are entitled, under the act entitled An act to pointed for the commencement of the -public sales, respec-
reduce the minimum price of the mineral lands in the Lake tively-under the act entitled "An act to enable the State of
Superior district, in Michigan, and the Chippewa district in Arkansas and other States to reclaim the 'swamp lands'
Wisconsin," approved 26th September, 1850, "to enter the within their limits," approved September 28, 1850-i-ill be
land i, .,vered by their leases, occupancy, and permits, respec- excluded front the sales.
lively." at the minimum price of $1.25 per acre; or, if cover- The offering of the above lands will commence on the days
ing more than one full section, entitled, "on the surrender of appointed, and will proceed in the order in which they are
such lease or permit at the proper land Office, to purchase, if advertised, with all convenient dispatch, until the whole shall
he shall elect to do so, one full section," at the rate of $2,50 have been offered and the sales thus closed; but no sale shall
per acre, is required to establish the same to the satisfaction of, be kept open longer .than two weeks, and no private entry or
the Register and Receiver at Stillwater, and make payment locations for land bounties heretofore granted by any law of
therefore as soon as practicabtle after seeing this notice, and be- Congress, for military services rendered to the United States,
fore the day appointed for the commencement of the public of any of the lands, will be admitted until after the expira-
sale of the lands embracing the tract claimed, otherwise such tion of the two weeks.
claim will be forfeited. JOHN WILSON, Given under my hand at the city of Washington this tenth
Acting Commissioner of the General Land Office, day of August, anne Domini one thousand eight hundred and
aug 2-wl3w fifty-two. MILLARD FILLMORE.
By the President,
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. JOHN WILSON,
Acting Commissioner of the General Land Office.


N PURSUANCE OF LAW, I, MILLARD FILLMORE,
President of the United States of America, do hereby de-
clare and make known that public sales will be held at the un-
dermentioned Land Offices in the STATE OF WISCONSIN,
at the periods hereinafter mentioned.
At the Land Office at MINERAL POINT, commencing on
Monday, thefifteenth day of November next, for the disposal of
the public lands within the following named townships, a por-
tion of which is situated in the late Menominee cession, viz:
North of the base line and west of the fourthpsrincipal meridian.
Townships twenty-one and twenty-two, of range eleven.
Fractional township twenty-one and township twenty-two,
of range twelve.
Fractional townships twenty-one and twenty-two, of range
thirteen.
North ofthe base lineand east of the fourth prncpao i!. 'i.;/ i.a'
Townships ftniteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen,
nineteen, and twenty, of range one.
Townships fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen,
nineteen, twenty, twenty-two, twenty-three, and twenty-four,
of range two.
Townships fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen,
nineteen, twenty, twenty-one, twenty-two, twenty-three, and
twenty-four, of range three.
Townships fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen,
nineteen, twenty, twenty-one, twenty-two, twenty-three, and
twenty-four, of range four.
At the sAX PLACa, commencing on Monday, the twenty-
second day of November next, for the disposal of the public
lands within the following named townships and parts of town-
ships situated in part in the late Menominee cession, to wit:
North of the base line and east of the fourth principal meridian.
Townships fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen,
nineteen, twenty, twenty-one, twenty-two, (except section
one, anr i ed i.,as ei vcn to fourteen,) and townships twenty-
three and twenty-four, of range five.
Fractional Ijwn u.hlp th;rten, on the left bank of Wisconsin
river, including the islands in the river; townships fourteen,
fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty, and
twenty-one; sections eleven to fourteen, twenty-two to twenty-
eight, and thirty 'to thirty-six, in township twenty-two; sec-
tiona onea to twelve, fifteen to twenty; and section thirty, in
township twenty-three, township twenty-four, and the parts of
fractional townships thirty-one and thirty-two, east of the main
channel of Wisconsin river, of range six.
Fra.,tluiLal t...in.hIp thirteen, on the left hank of the Wis-
consin river, including the islands in the river; townships
fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, nineteen, twen-
ty, and twenty-one; sections one and seven to thirty-six, in
township twenty-two; sections four to eight, in township
Iwcatiiy.rhr,-, sections six, seven, seventeen to twenty and
lineluy.eight to thirty-three, in township twenty-four; the
part of township thirty-one, situated east of the main channel
of Wisconsin river, and township thirty-two, of range seven.
Frattii-ui, t, ri,,',ip t, I'.e-- .n the left bank of Wissonsin
river, and mei'la'ling ihk' islin.i in the river, (except the east
half and northwest quarter of the northeast quarter, and the
northeast quarter of the northwest quarter of section one;)
township thirteen (except the east half of section one, the east
half, and the east half of the northwest quarter of thirteen,
the east half and southwest quarter of section twenty-five, and
the east half and southwest quarter of the northwest quarter
of the same section;) township fourt-s c...ex-pi c rt,'..n -,ur.
the east half of three, section eleven I\- 1..pt the I c -il,..I
quarter of'the southwest quarter, and .-e, t i.- iliibrl...i. o .-
ship fifteen (except the southeast quarter of the southeast
quarter of section eleven, sections thirteen, twenty-three, and
twenty-five, the east half, the east half of the southwest quar-
ter and the southeast quarter of the northwest quar of
twenty-seven and section thirty-five;) townships sixteen,
seventeen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty, twenty-one, and twenty-two;
Sections one, two, twelve, thirteen, twenty-four, twenty-five,
thirty-five, and thirty-six, in township twenty-three, townships
thirty-one and thirty-two, of range eight.
S At the Land Office at MENASHA, commencing on Monday,
the rif'rc,' day of November next, for the disposal of the pub-
lit lands eaithin the following named townships and parts of
townships situated north of Fox and west of Wolf river, in
the late Menominee cession, to wit:
North of the base line and east of the fourth principal meridian.
Section six and fractional sections seven and eight, on the
left bank of the Wisconsin river, including two islands in the
river, in township twelve; sections four, six, eight, eighteen,
twenty, twenty.two. iwnoty.cighi. thirty, and thirty-two, in
fractional township :/."rt;-., ..n itic left bank of the Fox river;
sections six, eight, eighteen, twenty, twenty-two, twenty-
sti, twenty-eight, thirty, thirty-two, and thirty-four, in town-
ship fourteen, onthe left bank of Fox river and Buffalo lake;
sections two, four, the northwest quarter and the west half
and northeast quarter of the northeast quarter of five, and
sections six, eight, ten, twelve, fourteen, eighteen, twenty,
twenty-two, and thirty, in townshipfifteen,1oe the left bank of
Buffalo Lake; and townships sixteen (except the south half of
-.-:Lion thirty.fire,' ) O,,naii'uc. efa h,,. ,.,,,t..,,, ,,,y, twenty-
') it. c- t i'i.t ,, ti'iilt,.-thit'cc, arid ' miic/.--',,, i.I- rc.te nine.
Theb nrthwept ,-uarti(r ot" ih he ilrLc.. ,u.ti..r -if section
one, aud "e,:tiu'ns two-, f,.,ur. .I1x. righi, ii.-n, IiC h:, fourteen.
c.ghteen, tmAnty.-two, tw nty.l.-ur, nur. t ni T .i,., .n fr ...-
tlonal tvnw#hip .0ireen, on hb' left nioil f p.r Fi. e nir and Buf-
falo lake, t,.,i9ic, p s;.hrtti,, t'xcsp the ?ast half --' he north-
east quarter and the cast balfl 'f aetlhaici.i quarter of section
twenty-five, bhe oUili haLf-..i' if.f iuhiutihl.it quarter and the
south half of thb- cn-uther quart.:r .,f '.,lu-.n twenty-nine ;
se- u.nr thicr on'o, thirty.-three. and iah *. half and south-
east quarter .if The aoathw.eAst quartr f ,' .t.,i-:n thirty-five;)
and tiionihipm ,r.,'-i.'n, eighteen, nineteen, twenty, twenty-oune,
twenty-two, twenty-three, and twenty-feour, of range ten.
Sections twn, f.)ur, cis. eight, ti-u., twelve, fourteen, eigh-
teen, twenty, twenty-two, twerty.t'l.ur, and thirty, in frac-
tic.na town-hip fifteen. on the left bank of I"Fi.x rir r" iandI
Lake Puekaway," section two, the west half of three, sec-
tiona four to ten inclusive, twelve, fourteen, the northwest
quarter, the wealt half, and nurtheacl qu:jtrr -,I tie n',r'-iha.t
quarter anil the northwest quarter lof rh i'outhin..vt qdarter i.1'
saventeun, seCtion ei-ghteen, the northwest ,ucr )tIral tnaicent.,
and sectIonsa tenty, .twentytwo, twenty.four, twenty-six,
:wenryuight. thuty, thrt- hirty-.thi fiar. sano- thut% .l'.. if
owiuhip ireew., on the left bmnk! of Fsx river fii .i, ,,&p -.. -
en, (OexceptI Ithe eas hall' and soIutBhwest quarter ,l the orut'-
east quarter of ,ecrion Iwenty-toret. iweoty- fitre ihei cact half
of the susuthas.t quarter ru twcn$.teven and ibirmV fi6' ,1 and
townships eighteen, nisiteen, twenty, twetty-one, twenty-two,
tweity-l.rem, an-I tu. ilc c-tif -. ,il range c:rv,n.
Sections six and eighteen, in tractional m,.,,ii, ,i1- ut't-,, .'n
left bank -f" Fo, river" anid Lake Putkaway." ecti.-',.n sol
and eighteen, of fractioal] ti,.,a'oHip iieritvi, on tu h'Ii;t bank
of '" Fo.x river." SetCU-ri tw-:. Ih n.'.rthweet qjartl.r. th.e
north half if he nthehnrtea- quarter and the n.-.ribehi ;.iirmteor
oibe southwest quarterofseetiun three. ec-t,,.'rt",r iirl., '.icht.
thc nrihwest quartr, Ihe- wee.t haifr uf trL, ,..uiner. .ujtrec,
d thl0 wePt h#0 of thq porthVMt qfWtre f niae1 rctlioun


NOTICE
To Pre-emption Claimants, and to Lessees, Occupants, and
Permittees of Mineral Lands.
Every person entitled to the right of pre-emption to any of
the lands within the townships and fractional townshipsabove
enumerated, is required to establish the samo to the satisfac-
tion of the Register and Receiver of the proper land office, and
make payment therefore as soon as practicable after seeing this
notice, and before the day appointed for the commencement
of the public sale of the lands embracing the tract claimed,
otherwise such claim will be forfeited. And every person hav-
ing the right under the act entitled "An act to create as addi-
tional Land District in the Territory of Wisconsin, and for
other purposes," approved 3d March, 1847, as lessees, occu-
pants, orpermnittees, to enter, to the extent of their leases or
permits, any of the lands within the townships and fractional
townships above enumerated, and who are entitled under the
act entitled "Annact to reduce the minimum price of the Mine-
ral Lands in the Lake Superior district, in Michigan, and the
Chippewa district, in Wisconsin," approved 26th September,
1850, to enter the land covered by their leases, occupancy, and
permits, respectively, at the minimum price of $1.25 per acre,
or if covering more than one full section, entitled, on the sur-
render of such lease or permit at the proper land.office, to pur-
chase, if he shall elect to do so, one full section, at the rate
of $2.50 per acre, is required to establish the same to the satis-
faction of the Register and Receiver at Willow river, and
make payment therefore as soon as practicable after seeing this
notice, and before the day appointed for the commencement
of the public sale of the lands embracing the tract claimed,
otherwise such claim will be forfeited.
JOHN WILSON,
Acting Commissioner of the General Land Office.
aug 12-wl3w
Office of Commissioner of Public Buildings,
WASHINGTON,r SEPTEMBER 4, 1852.
P ROPOSALS will be received at this Office until 10 o'clock
A. M. on Thursday, the 4th day of November next, for
grading and paving with round stone the carriage way of
Pennsylvania avenue from 17th street west to Rock Creek;
furnishing and setting curb-stone on each side thereof, and
furnishing and laying a flag footway across the same at its in-
tersection with the streets which cross it.
The width of carriage-way to be paved will be about 78 feet.
The stono to be used must not be more than 5 nor less than 3
inches in diameter. It is to be laid on a bed of good gravel 9
inches deep, and well watered and rammed. Persons propos-
ing will state their price per superficial yard square, including
the necessary grading and all materials, as well as the taking up
of the old gutters and flagging.
The curbing will be of New York blue stone, 5 inches thick
and 18 inches deep, the top edge being dressed to a proper
bevel, and no piece less than three feet long will be received.
This will be set on a bed of gravel 6 inches deep. The flag-
ging will be of gneiss, in large pieces, from the quarries near
the Falls, and is to be laid on a bed of gravel 9 inches deep.
Proposals for curbing will state the price per foot lineal, and
for flagging per foot superficial, including all materials.
If in grading it becomes necessary to cut or fill more than
fifteen inches deep, a fair allowance will be made for any ex-
cess above that depth. All aurl"I,- material is to be removed
by the contractor, and to be :'.t .r disposal. For such of the
old stone as may be used a fair price will be charged to the
contractors.
This work will be divided into four sections, and proposals
will be received for any one or more of them. The first will
commence at 17th and extend to the centre of 19th street;
the second from the centre of 19th to the centre of 21st street;
the third from thence to centre of 24th street; and the fourth
from thence to west side of 26th street.
Proposals t..r hit.. -i i,,ni and stone paving will be separate
from those for th.. ,.urr-iu_- iud flagging; as distinct contracts
may be made for these works.
The work is to be, executed in the best manner within three
months after its commencement, under the superintendence of
a person, to be appointed by the Commissioner, and his judg-
mentin -. .r.il i. ;i ;.. i. -, be conclusive between the parties.
Security ir V.. .T'i.r-.l for the faithful performance of the
contracts, and no deviation from the terms will be allowed.
The proposals will be opened at 10 o'clock A. M. on the 4th
of November next, in the presence of such of the bidders as
may attend at this office. WM. EA.'-i'..
sep 6-lawt4thlNov Comn. Public Buildings.
LOYD & CO., CLAIM and GENERAL AGENTS,
opposite the Treasury, Washington city, have for sale and
rent valuable property in the city of Alexandria, as well as
sundry farms.
All psrsors.abroad having claims i..,i, t Government, col-
lections, or property to dispose of, 'il! ,-. well to address us,
post-paid. Advances made.
For Sale or Trade, a Lady's Riding Horse, and a light
Market Wagon and Harness.
Wanted, term of years' servants, male and female, and an
elderly man and woman for life. sop 11-lawtf
N IF i )H)IOK .-[ It.. ['r,I...jl \,.I .i.- ," ..- u "''i',f- i .'.-L
Correspondent," by Michael Burke Honan, 1 vol.
Anna Hammar, a tale of German Life, translated from the
German of Temme, by Alfred H. Guernsey.
The School for Fathers, an old English story, by T.
Gwynnie.
The Institutes of Algebra, for the use of Schools, &c., by G.
B. Dockharly,
No. 7 Blei. II .-1
No. 27 L..',-'.'. F.-.1l P--.-I of the Revolution.
Thi. ja r.c. ,:;, 1, anl for sale by
sep 20 R. FARNHAM.
.AUILd:ti AT ~ %SHI'%(;-I'SP.'
rTO4 ('I. tIMANT-.--FRAN'ilS A. ['Ii.'KIN' ,.,.u..,.us
L r'..un ieri. ke ih .,g.n.- y ,r' rl .,nzI I..i.-r.- C n rr. u. I
other branches of the Government, including commissioners
un.l, r t.:.'u..'.. a.-I1 the various i-.ul-;., offices. He will attend
I.. r .rm-..np i--n ind other land -lai'm ti.' ru. ir;ri r r p.itnmts
for the public lands, and the cn:.ri-rui..'., tC, i'gr..-r.-' of
.'r sii11 and claims to lands; claims for property lost in or taken
i-r th.. service of the United States property destroyed by
the Indians, or while in the possession of the United States;
invalid, revolutionary, navy, widows', and half-pay pensions;
claims for Revolutionary services, whether for commutation,
half-pay, or bounty lands, as well those against the State of
VtI-',i; a. 'ih. United States; all claims growing out of con-
trri wiio lur- Government, for damages sustained in conse-
quence of the action or conduct of the Government;. and, in-
deedl any business before Congress or the Public Offices which
may require the aid of an agent ox attorney, liM ,rL .r ';'ill
be moderate, and depending upon the amount ti' ih. linnt, 1.m.,
the extent of the service. .
Mir. F. A. DICKINS is known to most (-" htb-,- who have been
in Congress iLthiu The last few years, or who have occupied
any public arnirn...r at Wthingtu..
His office is on Fifteenth street, opposite tfi the Treasury
Dep.i'riinii, T,.i.I'next door to'the Bank of the M. ii..p..l.
All leu musi be potpab dec 1I-dif


BA LTIMORE FE-MALE OLLTEGE.
r H IS lii.iltutl-in .affirds eriry facility for a thor-ugh, prac-
.ii. t m., .i:impliLli end chrl.iian education upon Prutes.
tant prinaili'". And enjoy an rs esnjiv-, pationagTe nrom Mary-
liidi, [tcla.wart. P.-unylmnia. Virgii.a, South Carolina,
1 ,-'--. .II ', ii ,'.. Ar,, i, a-. and MN ii, -iuri. T h,. fall trmin
c 1-p. i, 1 Mn:rd.i-.r ,A\Juel 30th, in-dtr bhe tolloiving Faculty.
N. .'. Br ,.k:, A IM l'r...l..'" r I M .-ral Phila.,I..:lhy and
Ancient Languages.
Rev. B. H. Nardi. ..M., Biblical Literaturei, ,
Rev. B. WiAugh, A.M, M tliominatici and Natural
Science. '
S. H. Pratt, M.D., Assistapt in Matiunematice and Natural
Science.
MIn- J. LBurin. B.elli3s-lttree ainl i:iroamnnla4 Braoibee.
Mll, S. A. Hamdlt.in, Enmigih Braunrhisi and Hitatry.
MA.- M. L. r.,.,k.. A-.itiniirt i English and Histury.
MNI-. J L. La Reintrie. Frsenh and Spaninh.
Nl i.-n V'ce'ntL o C uital, P;an.. and- i .uiLtar.
MI.- Eic n C. GAir..,-hi. Inltrumental Music.
Mi b Ellcn C. Crsiyv. Piauti..
M r. A.. J VlB.ir [l u.I .cal M Hsi.'.
AMr. l'h-,: e ft K u,--kInr. Dra'ing'and Paintug.
Boarders resil.e in the family of the P)esi4dfit. Bo"rs ad
tuition from $175 to $200 per annum; Music, Painting, an-i
i.ul'l l :,. .r 'ilr.'. -, .. ,."V
,,ug u'i-- i, tw N. C. BAOOKS, A.M.,'President.
ItiWT'- .l-I' l"-E. -. i;rtne -.f tw... .a.. tFus"
Jexecute4d 1 ,%w u. D'.wTing. I,earingrdate 21st...TuJane "W
6th otAugust, I-7'1, t.t-..LIr thIL payment ofa- 'rtah-n dht
uei ly v, n r.'.oi...,ily t'. Ihrc Nrthern Liberly Building As-
-..i it-n. itn .- ,.i. iil-,r,. tru -c, t ill i xp.sc to sale for
cash, on the premises, the f.ill..,r., -q'""l"ty. ry, -'. Lots 9,10,
11, in square 566, and part of Lot 25, in square 254,
Sale to take place on the 6th day.of October, at 5 P. M.,in
square 566, and at 6 P. M. in ,1n ir.? 2','4
EDWARD C. MObGAN,
sep 8-law4wtds WM. E. HOWARD) rnIALe,.
S I.i I11II A,- TLA'HE wtANli'ED l'Sy a young
J ,itI-Lau, who has had severalyears't x-p..r a.-' in teach'
ir.g ii, l...th l. public and private schools. lie .a.li prcler a
situation in a p ri ,a- iiujilv, -.r ,i. a select classical school' as
h. ;: p ...-... I.. -.i.Ii I and,.i.t and modern languages,
iiii nm.,.l... iiI 1 r- ti[ ..u l hi.tEnaches of an Englieli rdu.
.at, n .o iullic rTi..-l, u w.- 'l_ wTill i- g;r'Tn i 1. Ii .:hararetr aud
u.Ihlo,i'.i],..n. n Aldrr-. IV'. p., Ormiugi Crart-Lo.,use,Va. s.
.iu,,-S laB t' <. '
NOTICE ). 1" TU E C-STA.3I-I M E NT of "THREE
addiltl-nal Laud Dit.ricts In l it' lale of lowia, .
NN I u..,in..' ,, I'i b .-t ..." C.u-i .'-.-.. alipr,.,v-l August 2,
S1852, entitled 4" A, i.t I.[ I r Ir.'dl treu albi'.i &;il .land;
districts iu tt, lomt-.: f l.t.w,i, T d) h.n:r-,iv ,iclir, aned birdie
ka..Tii, il,.,r i,' l-,.1 ,,ff'i l,.-r t Ihi' t AII[]ON tI,'TRICT,
.n .Id Sr i .. i ,i ot tl,. .r,,. ', ClR AR IT .ONN; Lthat i'..r
1i.. NuRirlBN lIISTRI0'T .-t -ORT r iE:S MOINES. aini
-lmi 1.-r thL MI, 'uL'I-R IIVER LISrcLr I et the ..w-n cfi
K.\N[E \ ILI.E. ii. t... c-hi h iv t I-..n diegnateiid by ithe
P'r. , ldrnl ..I It], Pllll[fi tHlc,..
'i;v.:n nun. r mj hand,' ni hi .ii iotl WVoichinoglo'n. hie
2d day of September, A-D. 1842.
By order of the President: JOHN WILSON,
A. i tra Commissioner of the General Land Office.
sep n i ,'.
C OAL AND WOOD.-The subscribers have on hand a
supply of Peach Mountain Red Ash Coal, from the Dela-
ware Coal Company's mines, a superior article for grates, with
others, red and white, of the most approved mines of Penn-
sylvania.
Also, Lehigh, steamboat and egg size, for furnaces and stoves,
stove size for ranges, with a full supply of all kinds of Wood;
all of which will be sold low for cash, and to punctual cus-
tomers, on Tenth street, between D and E streetsi and at our'-
wharf, Potomac Bridge.
aug ]7-law6w J. S. HARVEY & CO.
I INFORMATION WANTED-CHARLES G. HOW-
ELL, son of Elias Howell and Lucretia Howell, of Flo-
rence, Oneida county, New York, will find it much to his ad-
vantage to address W. C. TnoMPSON, Watertown, Jefferson
county, N. Y., stating his address. The newspapers in the
State of Virginia will do a favor to copy.
aug 31-w4w
WILLIAM AND MARY COLLEGE.
T HE next Session of this Institution will open on the se-
cond Wednesday in October.
FACULTY.
Right Rev. John Johns, D.D., President and Professor of
Moral Philosophy and Evidences of Christianity.
Benjamin S. Ewell, Professor of Mathematics and Natural
Science.
Morgan J. Smead, Ph. D. Prof. of Languages.
Henry A. Washington, A.M., Professor of History, Political
Economy, and Law of Nations.
Rev. Silas Totten, D.D., Professor of Intellectual Philoso-
phy, Belles Lettres, and Rhetoric.
Judge George P. Scarburg, LL. D., Professor of Law.
Robert Gatewood, Adjunct Professor of Mathematics.
The necessary expenses of a student in the regular College
course, exclusive of text-books, will be from $200 to $225, ac-
cording to the number of departments he may attend.
In the Law School the necessary expenses, also exclusive of
text-books, will not exceed $225.
A copy of the Laws will be furnished to any persons who
apply to Judge GEOO E P. SOABsuRG, Williamsburg, Va.
july 13-wtOl
- "" 1IN CHANCERY.
Circuit Court of the District of Columbia for the coun-
ty of Washington.
Thomas E. Brannan and others

William F. Brannan and others, heirs at law of John Brannan,
deceased.
HE trustee in the above cause having:reported to the court
that on the 17th day of July, 1851, after due notice of the
time, place, and terms of sale, he sold and disposed of to
Henry T. Smith the west-half part of lot number five, in
square number 374, for the sum of one thousand and twenty-
three dollars and twelve cents, ($1,023.12;) and the east half
of said lot to John A. M. Duncanson for the sum of seven
hundred and twelve dollars and eighty-three cents, ($712.83;)
and that on the 24th day of July, 1851, he sold and disposed
of lots number seven, (7,) eight, (8,) nine, (9,) ten, (10,) and
eleven, (11,) in square numbered two hundred and thirteen,
(213,) according to the recorded subdivision of said square, to
James Kelly, in trust for Eliza Kelly, and Charles, Jane, and
Mary Brannan, for the sumn of seven hundred and fifty dol-
lars, ($750,) said lots being the property named in the decree
of sale made in the said cause; and that the purchasers have
complied with the terms of sale: It is thereupon, this twelfth
day of May, in the year 1852, ordered by the C-JtIn Ltilt thye
said several sales so made and reported be and ;h,'y ir.: h.rc..
by ratified and confirmed, unless cause to the contrary be
shown to the Court here on or before the fIrIt .lavy -.f i... next
term of this Court: provided a copy of so Wou-. -..It ih, order
as relates to the ratification of the said sales be published once
a week for three weeks in the National Intelligencer prior to
said day. By order of the Court.
True copy-test: JNO. A. SMITH, Clerk.
sep 22-w3w
HIS IS TO ( .I 'E NOI'ICE thuIt the subscriber 'hath
T obtained from the Orphans'" Court of Washington
county, in the District of, Columbia, .iet-r' of admi4-
istration on the personal estate of Solomon Drew, 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 thIe subscriber, on or
before the 31st day of August next; they may otherwise
by law be excluded from all benefit of the said estate.
Given under my hand this 31st day of August, 1852.
ELIZABETH DREW,
sept 22-w3w Administratrix.
HISIS 'rO GIVE NOTICE that the* subscriber hath
obtained from. the Orphans' Court of Washington county,
in the District of Columbia, letters of administration de boniu
non on the personal estate of John Reilly, 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 subscriber, on or before the 18th day
of September next; they may otherwise by law be excluded
from all benefit of the said estate.
Given under my hand this 18th day of September, 1852.
CATHERINE REILLY,
sep 22-w3w Administratrix do bonis non.
N T1"1('E Ol<' COPARTNERSHIP.-The subscribers
i.t.. iii iday formed a copartnership under the firm of
Stanislaus Murray & Co. Office corner of 10th street and
Pennsylvania avenue, where our friends and dealers in mer-
chandise will please call. STANISLAUS MURRAY,
EDW'D SIMMS.
WAsktNreTOre, OCTrOas 1, 1852. oct 1-law3w
S City papers copy.
BALTIMORE LIWB INSURANCE COMPANY.
No. 15 SOUTH STREET.
JOHN I. DONALDSON, PRESIDENT.
THIS COMPANY proposes to insure lives for one or
more years, or for life, at the BDUnCBn rates specified in
ith i.'.tl,.v i table, being as low as safety to the assured arid
t.. itb I.,i.ip.iu would justify; with these rates the assured
enjoys the benefit of an immediate in lieu of a prospective and
ncnertain bonsi. lie risks neither his policy nor the premium
that he has paid.


Insurance on Lives on every Hundred Dollars.
Age. One year. Seven years. For life.
20..................87....................94................87- - - 94- ... 1.65
259..................97-..................1.07-..................1.90
35 ...............1.25...................1.372..................2.53
45 ............... 1.65..................1.78..................3,47
60 ................3.46-..................4.34...................6.68
Intermediate ages at proportionate rates, and these premi-
ums may be made payable annually, semi-annually, or quar-
terly, at itt- "F-pion of the assured.
Buys ,rind -.11. 1Annuities.
Sells Endowments for children.
Makes Contracts in which life or the interest of money is in-
volved. RICHARD B. DORSEY, Seoretary.

CHARLES W. PAIRO, Agent for the Baltimore Life In-
surance Company, would call' public attention to the reduced
rates of premium now charged. All Premiums or Policies in
the District to be paid at his office, corner of V and 15th streets,
where applications for new policies can be made.
mar 1-tf .
L t% -PRICE D HOOL BOOKA, 4- al the kinds
used in the District.
Copy Books, Slates, Pens, Iqk, and Paper, if e,very variety
and at very low prices, at TA.YLO.,R i MAURIY'S
sep 2Bo Bo store, Penn; av., near '.4th shteet.
P PIONEER WOMEN OP THE WEST, by Mrs.
Ellett, author of "The Women of the Ataericai Revolu-
tion," Ac., I volume, :
Aniel,'.-.mri. an, Litetaturc ain-i Manner., from the French
of Pt.il.ir.'-i- ('hah-e, 'Prn.--''sr in Ith-" Collge ,-f France
sep 111 II ,IfABNAM,.


S. UPPLIES FOR TlHE NAVY.

NAVY AQAENTS' OWICi,
S Wasut1NaTiox &PTw'A- S a.10B, 1852.
S EALED PROPOSAL8 in duplicate for-ach class separaLe
ly, ondyrased "Propoials for''Class No.-- or the
Navy Yard ai Wamhington, D.0.,'twll'be received at tbis office
until 12 o'c[l,,k bL '.- tho I th 'lay of Oct.,ber next, for fur-
nishing and delirvenng E such plae4 of plaea within the
Navy Yard f'ore.aid, an may be directed by me Command-
ant IhcreI,', ib.' materials and artio.les herein ,pecified, viz:
CLASS No. 1.-Bricks.
8,000 Berry's paitsm ire brick. .
1,331000 hard red briek .. .....
50,000 hard red -paving brick.` '
CL.ASS No. *2.--S o,, .
400Iperi shbea' bIue budding tlo ste i>
12 cut granite door ills. e 4oh 9 feet 21 inuce., long. 1
fc'ot 2 in-hes wide by 81j in'hts thick, cut ai per
plan, (to he delivered when called for) : :
480 feet granite ashier. ..
CLAt&sNu 3.-O(ak T7iybi-r.
5,000 running 'riet tr.r whito oak timber, in lengtbi or 30
.. o JLo, fbet, to be hewed or sawed square 14 by 14
inj:bhes. t a live edge the whole length
50 pi, ce >.f white ,,kln It k ngrh of r 20 feet. rto hb hew-
ed: il wr eaw.e. #ju1re 10 by 10 inches, tn a live edge
the whole length
36 pieces of white oak for capping, 16 by 8 inche', and
o 22 fetf I&.rgth 'e
20 pil.C-,O '1" while .-.Ai, .ayh 35 feet lng by 16 inches
,ufre, .jr fi.,uidai,,i i.,f spur shore. '
CLASS Jo. 4'.-'Wh ai': nI Ydlowd P;ie LImbrs.
3,000 superficial feet 3 inch whitLe; pine private boards in 12
feet lengths
13,000 superficial feet 2 inch white pine prime boidas'
14,000 do 1 do I d.
6,000 do 1 do merchaiatable
18,000 do. L 2 do common cullings .
18,000 do 1' do do
23,500 do 1i' inch Nortli Visrollna1 yellow pine
i flooring, mill dressed, -ne haif to be I" feet and the
other half to be 20 feet lengths, %ell .a.nrcd, ,.ur,I.
S itand fre- frm sap nDoI kni.tl
5,000 ft. % by 1 inch North Carilinas eithng,in 16 ft.lengthf
5,000 ly 1 3.,- do' 2- .1,
25,000 fetboard-mea.iurr Easirmr Shoire yellow piue, inches
thie;., '..ni hal i... h. 2,i lvietl ani the oihbr half in 30
rfe. i L.-ngtr]gb;., ri fI'ri.,iu l I L- 11 in:heb ,dvie.
CLASS No. 5.-Liir--(Mi.srcta tie,,,iw)
l,,.J'- t..rr')l s bk t Ime-, eioal ,., Seoly's warranu-I. .
C LiASS No. 6.- .\mflil i.-(Mri~e. /iiiu.'ils )
,100 barrels beat;hbyda41li cement. ,
CLASS No. 7.-Pig Iron,--(MAipelc aus.)
50 tons .o, 1 ..l Airricrjn grey pig iron.
CL4ss No. 8.-l-on.--(Mioceltanous.)
150 feet, 21 by i'inco, flat irdn for cirt tires
150 do li by do do do do
20 bars 24 by j do each 14 feet long
56 do 2jby'* do do do 10 do
34 do 3 byI do do do 14' do
24 do linch roundiron, do 16 do
20 do j do do 12 do
6 do i do do 12. do
2,850 pounds from 4 to 1 inch in izes, as required.
2,00 do 1j 'inch Square iron, the whole weighing
about 15.250 pounds
S50 i.,,.t,] N-.. ID, iron wire
50 do No. 20 do
CLASS No. 9.--Steel.-(Equal to the Adirondac
Company, New Jersey, Steel.)
800 pounds best blister steel
300 do best quality shear steel, assorted sizes
300 do 2j inch square cast-steel, best quality
300 do 11 do do
300 do 1j do do
500 do 1i do do
500 do 1I do do
300 do I* do do
500 do 1 do do
400 do i do do
400 do I do do
300 do 6 do do
100 do -4 do do
CLASS No. 10.-Spike Nails.-(Miscellaneous.)
300 pounds 6 inch wrought iron spikes
500 do 7 do
300 do 8 do
4,700 pounds from 3d to 30d in sizes, as required
15 do large size horse shoe nails
10 do small do
112 do 1 inch hoop iron
112 do I do
CLASS No 11.-Paints, Oils, Glass, &c.-(Mis-
cellansous.)
2,000 pounds pure white lead, dry
3,500 do do in oil
500 do oxide of zinc, in oil
2,000 do Spanish whiting, dry
500 do do brown do
300 do yellow ochre do
200 do litharge do
100 do chrome green do
25 do do yellow do
50 do lamp black do
30 gallons pure spirits of turpentine
10 do copal varnish
500 do winter strained sperm oil
400 do neatsfoot oil
20 do sweet oil
700 lights, first quality, 10 by 12-inch glass
200 do do 10 by 14 do
S200 do do 12 by 15 do
100 do do 12 by' 18 do
3,200 do do double thick 11 by 15-inch glass.
(CLASS No. 1:2- ,ii,':f.'i.,,,,u,, ) ....
3,000 pounds oakum, suitable for wiping
10 do red chalk
300 do white chalk
40 do do marline
25 do best quality shoe thread
10 do rotten stone
500 do clean tallow
15 do flour of emery
10 do 2d cut do
100 do test Irish glue 5
80 do best gum shellac
4 do best arabic
20 do best refined borax
25- do best braziers' spelter solder
3 do best fine sponge
100 do best anistany
5 barrels beat pitch
10 do best tar .
1 do best rosin
6 do intir ,*r ::.ud'mn-r1 flour
8 dozen b,,rt-handled 6h.,velp, best
2 do moulders' shovels, best
3 do long do shovels, best
1 do spades, best
4 do double dusters
4 do large size sweeping brushes
2 do (00000) ground paint do
2 do No. 7 do tools
3 do fltches
3 do camel hair pencils
14 do corn brooms
5 do hickory do
4 do 8-knot whitewash brushes
2 do -eruhbing brushes
4 do large size varnish brushes
6 boxes Mount Eagle Tripoli, per pound
10 do best .uajiiy sperm candles, 6's.
4 bolts No. 2 colton .:anva~s
20 sides heavy beh leather
24 do do bellows leather
2 do do pump do
3 reams sand paper, assorted
3 do emery do
15 gallons spirits of wine
6 braziers' bellows, best quality
6s smiths' bellows, board 3 feet wide, best quality
3 do do 21 do
1 glazier's diamond
1 package gold leaf
6 No. 2 iron wire sieves
6 No.4 do
12 No. 8 do
6 No. 2 brass wire sieves
12 No. 4 do
6 No.20 do
CLASS No. 13--(Miscdlaneous.)
6 dozen 16-inch hand smooth files
6 do 15 do do
12 do 14 do do
15 do 12 do do
12 do 10 do do
10 do 8 do do


6 do 6 do do
6 do 5 do do
4 do 4 do do
20 do 16 do bastard files
15 do 15 do do
30 do 14 do do
25 do 12 do do
20 dozen 10 inch hand bastard files
15 do 8 do do
10 do 6 do do
6 do 5 do do
4 do 4 do do
4 do 18 rough do
6 do 16 do do
6 do 14 do do
4 do 12 do do
6 do 14 flat smooth do
6 do 12 do do
4 do 10 do do
4 do 8 do do
4 do 6 do do
2 do 4 do do
8 do A6 bastard do
6 do 14 do do
4 do 12 do do
2 do 10 do do
2 do 8 do do
2 db 6 d 6 do
2 .v4A do do
4 do 16 rough do
2 do If' do do
3 do 13 do .. do


8 do 14half roundsmoethdo
jA "d dot2 - v Ilo or :,-
-e'< eB-'i{12I~r dtf **- oo1!';' ;; ,.. *;
4 do 10., do do
4do 8 d' o do ,
S T2 d *G do:'' do. :
2 do 4 do do
8 49-_, 16 balamrd 1 o,
6 fdo "14 do o'
'*6 *do 12 do' do '- .
4 do,. 10 do, 'do.-.
4 do 8 do do
2 "do "6 do do
2 do 4 do do ";

4- d 11 d do .
4 do 12 d. do' "*' '
3 do 16 rondl liastard do
'4 do;,,,14' do do
2,do 12 -do do
4'ad: 10 d '' do'
'2 Ji, -8 do, *:' o l **
'do r do do' ... .
2, 4o 16 square baltld dr..
2 d1. II 3o' do
T a -do '13" d... d.: O '' ; :* '; .
2'ao. 10 do. da A'
S2 .do, 8 do do
2 do 6 do do :,
S6 do. 14 mill sa*- '"do"' .
.1*! do 12 '; do do :
1 do 14 horse shoe rasps
10 do 6 three a'|uare aw files
12 do 5X do do
12. do a do do
10. do 44 do do
50 do 4 do do
20 doB 8i- do do .
10 do.; 3 do .. d ,
2 do 14 hack saw blades
2 do 18 do do
SCL.-S No. 14.- Hardware,-(Vhsirl/,i',rifs.)
1 dozen hand 'ice. i.,ort.-d sizes
1 do" spring calipers
1, do joinl,,d o -ompa ; a' s .
1, do diublk j.,Antdi i -u f',ul rule,
1 do, liprieht w th'.iw ,, 2" by I inehi
4 fI6I large siz' ,? 'nh riee.s bea' ,untlity "
0 A do 4 by 4 ineh ClhOdrk' tight ioint Ihat hies r g
6 do 3b do do do:
do .. y d., .1., do
2 do 541 n'h Clark', parlament htinge -' :"
1 do 5 *Jo do ,
2. do, 4f do do ....
2 d- 21 n,:h ,-l-,ct, locks, (best bolt) right and left
2 do I pintry do do do
2 doS,:5 do do do do
2 do 6 patent rim locks, rhlit and left
2 do 5 do do do do
2 do 2' bes6t'qiua ity-dw ks c '
4 'dor ass. rted pad i.'l ks I : '
4 di. z, inch BO0.h .lte, plakt i Lipb wid f 'I
2 d.. 12 .1... d, 1 do .
2 d.)o ri--h r.uiind ir,..o b,.,lt, witlrbarrel and plates
2 do 4 inch fiat spring bolts, necked
J do best door springs, 2 feet long
2 do brown mineral knobs, for 1I inch doors
1 do white do' do 14 do
2 do 3 iceh brass hooks, with eyes
2 do 4 do do do
2 do brao! .uii..r,.. with plates
6 do .31 1y 3M in.-h Clark's tight joint hngo-
1 set of woodoturniijg chh-lI aiid 'g.ug. ,, .ioplet. best,,
3,000 pounds best East Indmir .r Engliih hi.Ck ,I1 L I
225 boxes roofing le.L-iin, 1 t I .v 21 inieh,, ,'harcoal
l.ran.i IX
5 gross No. 18 3 inch iron screws
5 do 153 do do do*
5 do 123 do do do
4 do 16 2J do do do
4 do 14 2 do de do
4. do 12 2J do do do
4 do 16 2 do do do
4 do 142 do do do
4 do 122 do do do
5 do 16 1I do do do
5 do 14 li1 do do do
5 do 12 li1 do do do
4 do 1411 do do do
4 do 1211 do do do
4 do 1114 do do do
4 do 13 1 do do do
4 do 121 do do do
4 do 111 do do do
3 do 9 J do do do
3 do 8 J do do do
6 do 7 | do do do
2 do 8 4 do do do
2 do 7 4 do do do
2 do 5 4 do do do
1 box 2 inch Randal's patent finishing brads
1 do 1 do do do do do
1 do l1 do do do do do
1 do l1 do do do do do
1 do 1 do do do do do
1 do J do do do do do
1 do do do do do do
1 do I do do do do do
1 do J do do do do do
CLASS No. 15.-St',ruit'.nr .-(Miscellaneous.)
10 reams Cap Paper, feint lined, best quality
10 do Letter Paper, do three sides, best quality
4 do Envelope Paper, best quality
1 do Cap Paper, suitable for envelopes
2 do Blank Bills of Lading, per pattern, on good paper
2 do do Requisition Books, per pattern, 2 and 3
quires each
1 do do llai '.m.nthly Rcturn,. printed and ruled to
pattern
1 do do Pay; Rlls. prtedis and ruled per pattern
4 gallons Black Ink, in quart b...ile,., best quality
J gallons Blue Fluid, in pint do do
2 dozen small bottles Carmine Red Ink do
10 do Pen Holders do
10 gross steel Pens, on cards do
1 pound Wafers do
1 do Sealing Wax do
24 dozen black lead Pencils do
8 do red Tape do
2 "..' larii' .t-c.'s India Rubber do
6 su,:;k. Indii Ink do
300 No. 80 Quills do
1 doz. Rodgers's or Westerholm's Penknives do4
500 large size Envelopes do "
500 medium size i do do
300 note 'do do
1 quire antiquarian Drawing Paper do
2 do double elephant do do
1 do do do Tracing Paper do
30 Yard, Trueng (1-Clth. do
2 ,un'll- L-apfr-t.,ne Pencils do
6 pieces 'Taste do
1 dozen blank Memorandum Book do
1 do do books, 2, 3, and 4 quires do
C'LASS No,. 16,-Wood, &c.-(Miscellaneous.)
500 cords best quality seasoned pine wood
3 do straight white hickory, in 4 feet lengths
1 do do. .do 8 do the trees or
butts to be split in quarters and free from bark
500 hickory poles, 9 feet long by 14 inches in diameter at
the butt
CLASS No. 17.-Sand,--(Miscdlaneous.)
10 tierces brass founders' Albany moulding sand
60 do do Philadelphia do
4 do best quality German pot clay
3,350 barrels do sharp building sand
250 cart loads sand for large castings) 15 bushels to the cart
75 do do small do ladl; Lanjles will
75 do do cores I,: furnished.
CLASS No. 18.-CUharcoal.-(Miscellaneous.)
6,000 bushels best maple or pine charcoal
CLASS No. 19.-Belting-(Misecllaneous.)
68 running feet patent stretched leather belting 14 in. wide.
108 do do do 10 do
250 do do do 8 do
300 do do do 34 do
300 do do do 3 do
250 do do do 24 do
200 do do do 2 do
150 do do do 1 do
300 pounds vulcanized rubber for packing, according to sizes
to be furnished.
CLASS No. 20.--Hay and Straw---(Miscellaneous.)
10 tons best timothy hay
3 do rye straw.
CLASS No. 21.-Provender-(Miscellaneous.)
400 bushels old corn
400 do oats. ^


It is to be provided in the contract, and to be di-t.n,'tly un-
derstood by i h. tildro., that ih' amurnt andi umber ti atr
tides enumerated in t. i soae htals I Mi ,llantr.ua" ar, pr.
cified as thoe *rlI.:it,' qiuLity hbli.h may be ro4aired, as well
as to fix a data 1,r d-CtrnaiitIg theb Ibst bid. but lthe coun-
Irator i to -urz,!.h mur. -jr Ie, ulf the sadl euumerated Ari-
il-e, and in ue 2 qantities a4 i 4 ,t .-h. i"--,, m, R-, /B,, ..,r
the (Commandant may require during the itw.al year ending the
30th June, 1853; and, if so requested, until finith.r c.)ntracts
shall be. made for the e iouta ; isc-ai year ,f 18L.3-'4, and,
whether :hre .quantities require d t.- .rrirc ,r Ite then those
Ep i'fiid, the pri.',. e. shiall r,:'uiin the same.
All ihe artih:l:- mnurt ei f the best iiualily. delivered in
g ,j, e.rdur, frvs ,-if all anrid very extra charge or expense,
and -ubjeet it. t he inipe!.loD. count, weight or measurement
(.' thre -aid vary yard. sand be in all respects satisfactory to
the c'-,mmandant theru-I
For partic ular .Iseript'.n *.f materials and samples, bidders
are referred to the commandant of said yard.
Thedtliverie p of all building mur-"nrals may b cimmen'ed
forthwith, but mut be reommeneed within sixty days after the
date of the contract, sldM continued from time to time, as in
the opinion of the commandant of the yard thwantslsl.of the
service may require, and ran,.rt tU.i,,pupii-'d ,-tliii, i< jitiiLd
year "di-'y JUtI, Ju6, 1853. Th-ey will be measured, iUnpeet-
ed, c.uoted, ur weighed by the roles ad.ptd by the Oorern.
event at the maid rnavy yard, inolructions regarding whi,:h can
be had on aIplieuitoa to the commandant of the yard. When
all -ther things are equal, including price and quality, [pre-
ference will he given, in awarding the contracts, to articles of
the growtb. predueuion, or manufacture of the Unted States.
Approved sureties ia one-half the amount fiof the eentract
wiU be required, and twenty per cenrum as additional security
deducted from edch payment antil the contract shball have
been erompleied or cancelled, unless otherwise authorized by
tbe Depaxmneat,


On classes headed Misoellaneous" to be delivered u ro-
.,iirea tMBg the 3M"efU,' tEweE 7 eepmaY MIM&
may, at the d6acretoo ,fI tihe ropsma.tntL, be paid quarto(l,
.i- AfBi"lst of Janusary ; ApriliJuly, Nnd 0ate'e, when t.b
delLft.tie haic teen satislactory; Lhe balance il per cent.)
wi be paid by th.- navy agent iL Washiugtan, WiLbin thirty
days after the prainrtaion of bill In triplmeat.i, duly vouched
and approved. No part of the per rcEnitum reserved is to hbe
paid F ntil all rejected artI..e offered under th-s ientraet shall
have ^ .mn remioveid Irinm the yard, unless spi.ialy authn'rized'
hy ths Dtrpatixtnii.
It will bie -dpuJaiedJn lhi contract that, if default e.hall be
made byl piarti c rf the flrst pat kin delivering iall or a'fy of
the atUioles moatninad., o6ghes qualky and pIshe me .aILd.
,)paoc abq be proTided, LWOL t^an, and Jn that l J", tm par ties I
will furfet' and p ay w the 'iited Stalt., as li-juidated dama-
ges, a sattim 6f movey equal to twice the amount co the con-
tract prine hierin agreed up-rn as th pric iee o be.paid in ec
oif ihe St.l-ur delli ,ty thereof, hibh llquidal-o damage rosy
b,- root'iered fr.,m time, u. tinc as they aeierue.
The'ur-titt i. mras sigst the contract, snil nmake affidavit that
Ihey., In the grdgigiet, are worth. evu afam- abiuve thuii debts
ad li,,iliuec, ith full amlaupt of the contLraiu.
Each ctffer uatI bi eAigacdl by the person or persops making
it, soand by b,) gnaran~drs, according to the forts anne.ed, and
their residonco, naming the town and Ftm.e, must be dustmorly
stated. -
It i- t., bi. .r.,'i l,.'l in he c ntrn'-t that the Burenu shall
hia-e thu bouwer >t' annulling the bv contract withiiLt oes or
damage to the (GoverntLnnt, int cao Congrss Bshall not make.
Luifi,,L approprialtins for the arti-lei namind, Wr f9r 4th
e.ompletira ofthe works eriimated hr, andI on which this ad-
vemr'l"eLorlt is hasp.Jl.
SPerseon. who.e offeni chall he accepted will benottiBed by
letter rhr..ungti the I--st ifi',e, which notice shall be considered
suf-'ieiit; and i' bthtvy d, not appear il iihe uaen':y, or enter
into contract for the supplies specified within thiteer, daystrom
the date of notice of acceptance of their bid, a ooittaoatw'fil*
be made il;h .,,me .ihCI r pernou ur pi.-r.,n-, an,]- ib guarantc.ra
of i'..h ,Is e','ulalio I,,-i.[r will be held responsible. fir all de-,
linquencies.
All offers not made in strict conformity with this advertise-.
merit in t .." n 11' II.1 IIwil, at i he .i.lt.n -if the Bureaun.he
reje.rv-d. Ib.,,- ,r.ly iwl.-, offers may bte.,ibe.i.let will Ie
nl-tifled and ontra..t _il Ibe ready for ex,-cutin without de-
lay by the navy agent ut Washingtow ,1':, ",' ;! ,,,
SJ. H. LAIHROP, Nary Agent,,

F'.litM FOF FFER `
T6. th( Navy Agent at 1 J *!
I -- f _-- in the StSit. of --- hereby offer to
lurL-h. undlcr .i-r advertit6nwat dted, ---- 0py -f -,
an-d ut.ji.t tI., ill the ib oiurienlt ,f lb.' ame, all th. arfieles
emibrB.-:d In Clu,;a N., -- .v. I 1 f-r inert the articles,
-ilth ,in, .- i arricd .,ul,] niiuntnw g i, [, itc thq aggregLe in
v.,rdi.s.J
The undter.ir,-d -- of -- in the.Slate l --,i
.nd --, *i' --- Ii the ..taie of ---., as garantors,
hereby ond.-rtare that the4 alove named --- will, If "
'.ft'r L '...:;':ipte, ntrtn in.to Ctir.. tr as bo'lori' r'oqu;red with
thr Unilui Sata..., within fil't.t,:n dass aflt' thediat of nottice
thr.-uci the. ['..-' iticesc l thI aII ,a.?c c.lanes cf [ ] bid b id bei.ire
nioii'nied. [Signaiares.]
I certify that the al.-,.'e icami -and are known to.
me to be good and r'-,...,i .i gu,.ir.. l.r i .I i thi., [To be signed by a Navy Agent, Collector,
or -i'inri Atir.rnoi', i-r .r..me Firsn known
sep 11-w4w totr'- c.,ntraii.ln agerit t be cro-itale.]
TO MANUVACTURIERS AND ME('CIANIC-'.
I INVITE ATTENTION to a property I offer for sale, not
aurl.t-.- .1. I thin, i'v .,ii. inl tb.: t.unitry f,. advantages'
.ndti lt, ilir- for the : ut, KI tulr.: ,-, 1 iii, ,'-[-in, iron, or any
other business requiring steam power. My farm "Harlem"
is situated near M,.,n',.-.rhr'la iyi. :i f...w wiles above Pitts-
burgh, i-ti h.- la.nk ci tht lrn.,ri;uh..lI.- ri.i' in Washington
county, Pnnri.,Iiani.a. 'f TI. .r..i.. r.'iiliity is at the point
where the lines of the three counties (I All..,ghr.ny. Wa-hug-
ton, and Westmoreland meet, and is -ut Lai few tutiLC. belw
tl'j. ;nc .,r Favtyi ti county. If one leg t a Fp-.r ,l 'i.:.mpasEd
ii pla-,..ai-n hi.: i;ap at this p.:ri.t, anr.d a circle be described,
ItI. [I'ri, hry Ill nearly cut l'ittetuiirglh, Waishint,.,n. Union-
town, Greensburgh, and Waynesburgh, the eapitols ofthe five
southwestern counties of Pennsylvania. It ii. there fl.,Io in thbe
very heart of the great wool district and (cI '. I.--It ugitieul-
tural region perhaps in the United States. The facilities for
intercourse by land and water are unequalled. Besides the
river, (which is improved by looks and dams, and navigable
at all times,) there is the best turnpike in the county (on
which several lines of stages run every day) on the opposite
bank. There are besides excellent country roads, and the air-
line of the Hempfield ;nJlr.,id, now in progress of construc-
tion, passes through the land, and crosses the river upon it.
There are several strata of coal, equal to any in the world,
and one of them has been opened and worked for some time.
A railway, covered with iron, extends from the pit mouth to
the pier at the river. There are several houses on the place
calculated for workmen. My own dwelling is a large brick
"-uilding.. ii m.' -rn style,.completely finished, with all veniences, well of excellent water, cistern, &c. Thvre arc tw,,
large gardens, with abundance of excellent fruit.
Harlem, I think, is peculiarly suited for a woollen factory.
The considerations in fixing. the localtity of such an estabish-
ment are, I presume-1st. Motive power, its qigality, bhap.
ic- p.. rin..ii, n..-. .-- .t, and daily expense-steam is no di.-.ibt
uni irrr-all pit-. rn-.-; 2d. Facilities for Intercourse' with the
country, to markets, .c., and particularly to Pittsburgh, which
must b. th.-- ..ru, of supply and the principal place of sale-
such i. d.li i nmy farm has; 3d. The prospect which the re-
gion around presents for furnishing the raw material, and for
consuming the products of the manufacturer, involving the
central position, as near as possible, of the factory within the
tract of country containing these advantages. As to these
particulars, I will only refer to the late Census reports.
I am willing to sell the whole estate, and w.Il g;io an ex-
tended credit for the purchase money ; or I e-li :ll it... a m -
nufacturing company, or to several companies, any d&-irablec
part or parts of the land, with or without coal; or I will take
an interest in manufacturing establishments, i' table part-
ners offer. Apply for information to TH. H.L BAtrJ), Jr., Cen-
sus Office, in Washington, or to myself at Harlem.
sept 30- TH.H. BAIRD. ,
TpIll- IT- t) (.IGVE N1rl(.'lI hutii ,eil-s..ertb.-r hath
. obtained from the Orphan.' C,,,irt of W'-ihunpgtn county,
in the District of Columbia, lcrir, -,f nadministration on the
personal estate of William R. Abbot, late of WiasU.iiig:tt-'o :.-UnLty,
deceased. All persons having claims again-i IIh ..,aI ,-I,.c-a'd
are hereby warned to exhibit the same, with the vouchers
thereof, to the subscriber, on or ri.> ti. l 'Sih day of Sep-
tember next; they may otherwise by law be excluded from all
benefit of the said estate.
Given under my kand this 28th day of September, 1852.
sep 29-w3t GEii. l>. AUBOr. .Ailmri.ira'.-r.
IJNCILE TOM'S CABIN AS IT IS, being Narratives
S Senets, ndil Inci-I.:-nits I the real Lift a uIoig ihe Low-
ly:" By W. L. G. Smith i: 1 ulIum., ith illutlratiu.-n.
aug11 FRANCK TAYLOR.
IN E4UITIY, .
Circuit Clurt ofilie Di.tricl ot'ColCouabiafortheeCouuty
ol' VWa-tiigloii.
Win. T. Russell and Win. R. Rotch,
versus
Win. JHammond, Win. D. C. Wright, John C, Zitnmerman,
and NJl.r.. FF[.AEr.
T HE I-ill in this ease states, in substance, that in 1 2; the
L complainant -ibiprl..:.] i:arg-) of flour from Baltimore to
Montevideo in a % es,. I celloi. toe Minera. 'ominanded by
Win. Hammond; rhar il'ti r errilog at llultttidvdo Hammuoind
sold the cargo for a sum supi,.,iid to .:S.'.-,l ilrt.i)i : thai h'-
applied part of the money to the purchase of one-fifth part of'
the brig CJspian, in his own name; that the Caspiwa was
seized and condemned by the Brazil an authorities for an al-
leged violation of law; that the owners, including Hammond,
preferred claims against Brazil for the value of vessel and
cargo; that recently, in pursuance of a convention between
Brazil and the United Stiii-., a i..viLrun indpirnin y isse pid to
iht" Ulhitr.i irili', in full '..I all -'l min, -'.t" Amencan citii;ns ;
thai a l'..,mw ;-'ic-i-:.r w.s- a'p,..n.-.l hy thi : Pr:i.lent tl thy.r
United States to in'ectigaia .,u'h ,'1.nis., tabmtsid Hammond
presented a claim o. -'-ni-.r ,,f' oce-tiirh of Ih.h Cip-i., anI dii
the Commissioner awarded hiri af h. Ir',p-.'r'iio it' Cithe in'
demniIy aforesaid the sum'of $',741.o1. The complainants
insist that the said fifth part of the Caspian having been pur-
chased with thtir m-r.:y wir- a D'uitl their r,[iror'ry, and that
the amount of thc. ureacrd.il',irt-.id -u-gLe to rl|Ui -l-c 1,, paid i,
them; that they wv,.r.- ,.,rly r.,ritlt irtfii".,rnul ,*' the tai, ,.,..nr.
vention and said award, and immediately applied to the Sec-
retary of the Treasury and demanded payment of said amount
to them, but the said Secretary does not feel ii..l-.ic-rid i.-
make said payment without some judicial .i-,i:t-in c.n ih,
merits of the ease, and complainants fear that unless prevent-
ed by this honorable Court said Hammond may apply for and
receive said sum of money.
They further show that Win. D. C. Wright, John C Ziim
merman, and Nalbro Fraser claim a part of said award for
services as attorneys and for advances, and ha- br,.,ugbh tl ils
to recover said claims.
Cimplh;uanit ure willing to abide the Court's decision on
thi.,o cLaim, im cui. suite, and, subject to such decisions, ask
that the Court may decree the award aforesaid to be the pro-
perty of complainants, and adjudg.' that the cmne ,iught to Be


paid to them. -Ind may ErInt an ;rnjunw.ciii prhiliting Ham-
mond, his gtienii.and atiurneys fromni apprlyinym f"-r and receiv-
ing the sanie tnum Fns; ifher4f ih the Uitd S1ile,.
The bill further si6'l. tithat all th.:- lef,-ndlantr reside out of
the District of Columbia.
It is ih.-reupno by the Court, this 20th day of September.
A D. 1i.'2, ,.-tdered aud adjudged that ,the cimplainant, by
,.aiiinig a .,py .)f this order to "be inserted in the Noti-nal
lntelllgpn'er onne in each of three :1.h tdrt M,,ni.y of Febraary nexti, give notic-e to said iabsentOL
defei.land,.' n ,. ti asni susti ,A. of thbia hill, and warn
he.m to sr--ear in this Court. in person or by .lii-'itor,
'n or before. the" fourth Minday ut' March next. to answer
the premises, nd ,how v aue, )any they harse, why a decree
should not pass as prayed.
JAMES S. MORSELL.
Aiijtant Judge of tIh' Circuit Cmiurt
of the Distrini ol Clumbia.
STri-.,'[.'y--ist JOHN A. SMITH. Cltrk.
sep *2i-- tw3
M RS. R _t)vLr'rHWUORTH'S NE%" NOVEL-VIR-
ginia andI Ma dalelue. ..,r the Ft-ister Siaster. I vnl.
The C,,quett,i a novel, by the author of MiserrimuA, I vol.
Black Dwarl'and Old biortality, being volume eth, Hart's
e.iit n of Waverley N,.vel, '25 cl.
Just published and this day resolved for sale by
TAYLOR & MAURY,
sep 27 Bo.ks'llro; near 9th street.
EDUCATIOiN.-Two young gentlemen, graduae of
PrinetLon College, desire siLual,-ns as Teat era in some
Academy or Prirate School. They wIdl furnish from the Fa-
culty of that Institulion the best t4stLlmokia of their ability
to teach the usual branches both of an Einglieinid Classical
Education. SionaLilna in the Siuah prefepred. Address,
'*Boz lIS3 Huanirnwg, Pa." we e -wh lSt