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TUESnAYT MOnRfII MAY 30, 183?.
S ...WHW.- .lAO v 'tiUs. ,'
: Te CoaBeai i which is-Itassemble in Newport
on the 21st of J'die, it s hoped, will be reptesentedd
by every town i0 the State. In times like the pre-
,upt:, it i: the imperative -rtty of every itise who
S WegrdI the Utiptrema6y of the laws; and the pros.
p:: ity of bte country, to sacrifice all personal feel-
,,'iI, and resp],e that for cerat least, hewiill de-
vote his best energies to 6he sutcess of Whig pinci'
Tws.'., -Polities :nmst "ow become :he. business of
tfe, until : a r4for in the national councils is ac-
poplihed; -for until then, no other business can be
ntocsatfaly and tuidyprse deouted. -
'A cnte sti Wis.atif | between the People and
Sigr -eA y4ioir oilt *dpefrtee leams f eatmw
and imer 'r-aociates.. If the People do not assert
''their prerogative 'through th, ballot box, then they
mnay sutrender themselves to the arbitrary mandates
ot power. It should be impressed upon each and
alli that the mrans of relief from presesit disasters
are now within their reich. If the House of Repre-
aentatives of the United States is reformed, the
Senate will follow, and then will be adopted such
measures as will restore the country to peace and
-We repeat, that is a -important that every town
should be represeiited in the Whig Convention.'
That.body will designate the candidates to be sup-
ported by the freemen -for members of the next Con-
gress. Whoever it may designate, shall receive the
firm, hearty and unwavering support of this press.
VWe oceipy no neutrda ground, and trust we never
may, when out "Country is bleeding at every pore
from wounds inflicted by official functionaries.
Wie go for men who will sustain to the. last the-
doctriies of the AMERICAN CONSTrTITIOR. He who
will throw one obstacle, at this juncture, in the way,
deserve the severest reprobation. All things toali
men, a no aided, equivocal, selfish, contracted policy:
will not do4n these times. Let those, therefore,
-homay differ on minor points, unite in the great
,bject-let the questions of slavery and anti-slavery,
temperance and anti-temperance, constitutional and
anti-constitutional, (in a Rhode-Island sense) each
and all be deferred, to accomplish a revolution in the
measures of the General Government
Depend upon it, that whoever thrusts himself be-
fbre the public, when he knows his course will pro-
duce divisions, will one day repent. The Whigs of
SRode-Island feel the all-absorbing consequences of
Te coming election, and they are resolved, if union
*, si. and energy will carry it, that it shall be carried.
<-. MONETARY ITEMS. "
"*All the wants of the community, in relation to
exchange and cURRENCY, are supplied as well as they
Save ever been before. We shall soON GAIN in the place
of the Bank of the United Statep, A PRACTICAL RE-
. 4I FORM IN THE WHOLE PAPER SYSTEM OF THE COUNTRY."
S AN -AsDREW JACXSO_1835.
"When the season of adversity comes, as come it
must, the Bajks, acting without concert and without
guide, obeyJng the law of self-preservation, will all
. at the safe time call in their issues; the vastnumber
will exaggerate the alarm, and general distress, wide-
spread ruin, and an explosion of the whole banking
System, or the establishment of a new bank of the U
S. will be the ultimate effects."-H. CLAY, 1835.
The Detroit Banks suspended specie payments im-
mediately on the reception of the intelligence that
the New York Banks had done so. The Governor
of Michigan, upon learning the proceedings and as-
certaining the wishes of the citizens, gave notice
"that having maturely considered the condition of
the Country, and the proceedings of the Legislature
of New York, he would issue forthwith, a proclama-
tion convening the Legislature with the least possi-
The North Carolina State Bank and its Branches,
suspended on-the 18th inst.
A writer in the Nashville Banner of the 15th inst.
sets forth the reasons why, in his opinion, a suspen-
sion of payments by the Baniks in that quarter, will
be absolutely necessary. We give an extract,
>- "That a rea soable doubt by the banks of their
'ability to continue specie payment through all com-
ing trials, is a-conclusive reaAon for their stopping at
once. It is better for them, better for their creditors,
" better for theitdebtors, and better for the country,
that:they should stop with:the specie in their vaults,
than after they had been thoroughly drained of it.--
What condition will they be in, what their "ejharacter
and 'credit, what the situation of the country, if they
stop after paying out all their specie? Whereas, if
they suspend now, with the specie known to be in
their vaults, they will stop, we may say, with credit.
They will be in a condition to render the community
important services-services more needed now than
they ever were before or can be hereafter-and they
will sooNn 1e able to resume specie payment under fa-
We recommend the article to the serious attention
of the' Worcester Republican, because as it appeared
before the doings of the New York Banks were pub-
licly known in Nashville, it affords additional evi-
dence that there must have been a correspondence
'about, or concert in, these several measures."
SThe Vermont Banks have suspended, and issued
an Address to the Public, in which bill holders are
advised to make no sacrifice upon the notes of any of
the Banks as they will all very speedily be prepared
those of the Banks in the highest credit in the
The Columbus, Zanesville, and Putnam Banks (and
THURSDAY MORNING JUNE 1, 1837,.
what Thomas,'Oliver was :to Boston a century ago.
Moses Brown, the youngest of the family, survived
until a few months since,.and died, having enjoyed
and exhibited a sound mind in a sound body, until his
last sickness in 1836, aged ninety-eight. He read
much and had a happy talent of communicating
practical knowledge applicable to the virtue of the
mind, and the health of the body. He withdrew
from commerce many years since, and has devoted
himself in connexion with his worthy and only son de-
ceased, Obadiah, and his son-in-law, tothe encourage-
ment of manufactures upon a large scale. Himself
and his son contributed liberally to the raisin arid
endowing in Providence of a sort Of FRIENDS' CoTlege,
to the supposed amount of seventy thousand dollars.
So it is affirmed.
But the principal glory of the joint owners of the
sloop FouR BROTHERS remains untold. There was
a spirit in the firm, which, with their rising pros-
pects, would not permit them to "live for them-
selves." A College for Rhode-Island Colony was
suggested in their hearing. They consulted and
acted, with several other honorable men of the place,
and by their influence and largeness of subscription,
Providence College, now the honorable University
of BROWN, was founded, 1770. The Browns, in-
cluding the family of Judge Jencks, with which
Nicholas was connected in his first marriage, are said
to have excelled the other subscribers in amount of
The last of the four brothers is gone, and only one
male member of the four .families survives, at the
age of 68-
But the spirit of the father lives with his represen-
tative son. After closing a collegiate course, he suc-
ceeded to the business of his father. His own gains
and his portion of the paternal liberal estate were
early and nobly devoted by him to the doing of good,
and have spread over each hemisnherp. Srionnre. r.-
^or the Journsit.
MDE ON SPRING. -
'~:i'c~ sqpring-the geq4"prtng, -
A~r,,.wpetly oer th6 stertfr eath,
460esiaias ber dew-dii~lipg wis,
AW biad. he blossoms Into brh.
,.'9i ~ ss s~la~~t~~ee, .! '
Thus bre baehhuat '
*ith y lag Cr-- tiW*Jlf -
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the Central Bank, have suspended.' The mother
'Ba k at Darien, has but $38,000 in circulation and
The Bank:of Virginia requests traders who are in..
the way of receiving silver, to deposit a part of theit
daily receipts .ii tlhe .bank, and the officers pledge
themselves, to pay out in. smaltquantities, each day:,
at least- one foirtth more than they shall thui: re--
e / '
-ir,M'Caban, a Van Burensmember of the Penn.-
rytrania Constitution -Convention, offered the fiol- '
towing resolution in that body, which was .rea amnd
ai on the table : ..
"Resolved,' That the committee upon the curien-
ey, corpnTations, A~t'be instructed to report' a 6ew
'setion, prohibiting the Legislature of this State .
froi incorporating any banks or other" institutions,
with authority to "emit bills of ce dit,'" or anything
for the payment of debts, other than gold of silier.~
And that the. said conLmittee be further instructed to i
ascertaini f it is in the power of this convention to:
make such provisions as shall 'forever annul and? ex-
tinguish the charters of the banks heretofore granted.
by the Legislature of this State, that shall ref)s .
gold and silver in payment of their debts."
One of our exchange' papers, we think the New-
Tork Commercial, speaking of -the Lowell- farmer's
egg ,trrency,to which we alluded not long since,
jayr this 'Is certainlybetter, and ofoourse more con-
venient, than that of some countries we wot of--'
Texas, for instance.
,,A gentleman in conversation with a citizen of
that beautifuT republic, some time since, asked him,
hoi they" ssupp led themselves with a currency ?
"Oh," he replied, "we have money enough." "'A,"
replied the. inquisitor, "what kind of currency have
you ? Specie of course-living so near the minewrof
Mexico ?" "Notat all,'said the other. "We pay in
cows for large sums, and throw in the calves for
From the Boston Centinl and Gazette,
THE BROWN FAMILY.
.~eEsrs. Editors --I-sit down on a rainy day,which
forbids my intended excursions abroad, to amuse my,
self by collecting sundry reminiscences oftifnes gone
by, gathered from respectable persons. They are
specially connected with the productive sloop, THE
FOUR BROTHERS, of Providence, of colonial date.-'
An octogenarian friend-Rev. Joseph Grafton of
Newton-lately deceased, and of most respectable
standing in life, is my remotest authority, and I have
many-others who have given me their aid to' my ,b.
ject. The sloop.appears to have been used in trade
by four united brothers. She was employed for sev-
eral years after the joint commencement in business
about 1766. Our merchants in remote times had
more connexion with vessels of a small size and ton-
nage, at least in the early years of business, ind ,
sometimes to a late period. But with economy, pru-
,dence, and industry, handsome fortunes Were made
gradually, not precipitately; and these were general.
ly continued to theirfarmilies and their sons, of like
character and temperament. The four sons alluded
to, sprang from a pious, active and useful clergyman,
contemporary with the famed Roger Williams.-
Their grandfather was also a clergyman. Their
names were Nicholas,. John, Joseph and Moses.-
Whilst connected with their humble 'sloop concern,
which was perhaps until or near the commencement
of the revolutionary war, they had acquired 'such
gains, that the firm of Nicholas Brown & Brbthers
was erased, and a separate and fair individual estab-
lishment followed. They were the active and effic-
ient fathers and builders of the place of their nativity.
Commerce and trade prospered under them, and un-
der other individuals-the Arnolds, &c. well known
-with whom they cherished an honorable friend-
ship. Under their joint industry and wing ofaoc,-.-
tion, "'H'dtjdeneae and .her increaalsng famnilies were
seen to prosper. John Brown .distinirniaheod Cor mus-
cular strength an -- wrth
the humble laborers in moving the large and heavy
hogsheads, casks and pipes, which were spread on
tht wharf, and pumping the water into his vessels,.
for the, supply of the ship's company. He was one
of the earliest who embarked in the East India trade
(so called) and ibrmed a weharTor wharves for large
ships requiring deep water. For several years he is
supposed to have furnished the means of livelihood,
annually, to one thousand souls or more. In the
midst of his active career he died, at about 63, and
tention between trade and books, and became an
honorable and useful Professor of Astronomy and
Philosophy to the infant College at Providence, re-
ceiving little or no pecuniary recompense from the
pupils. Nicholas, the eldest, and the head of the ear-
liest firm, was also an active and successful merchant
in his own private line, in his last days connected
with the, late George Benson, distinguished for his
skill in book-keeping, accounts;,&c Nicholas died
thie first of the brothers, A. D. 1791, at the age of
sixty-two. Suffice it to say, that he lived in
the affections of many, beside the happy circle
of his own family, in clerical and in civil life.-
At his lamented death, there was but one opinion
in all classes of the community, that a fairer and
more estimable citizen did not survive him. The
writer of this article had opportunities of knowing
him, and the public sentiment concerning him, and is
constrained to say, that a more virtuous man he
never.knew ; he has'long been in his estimate one
of those merchants "whose merchandize and hire
were holiness to the lord." He was to Providence
., There was lately another trial in England ofa per-
.on named Thomas LaMott on,, a charge of murder*
for causing the death of M ar R. Russell,by prentn
ing and atdminsterng Morrison's pills. It waptl v-
ed that's he d sout health.,,jran,
whose death was occasioned by, iaflainmatm of the
intestines, caused by a large quantity.; of rrieon's
pills, sold and recommended by. the prioper..-
Prisoner recommended pills Ni. 1 and No. ~,, ,Na.. 1
he said, would search out the .diqorer, and No.2
would, work it off. The jury found the prisoner
guilty of manslaughter.
The people of Switzerland, although not number-
ing two millions, are divided into three languages,
besides the Rhelian, and several kinds of patois, viz.
the northern cantons are German, Geneva, Vaud,
Valais, and part of Berme are French, and the south
of the Alps, Italian.
The Bank of England suspended specie pay-
ments, by order of the Privy Council, on the 26th of
February, 1796, and did not resume until the let of
May,1 823, having been virtually insolvent for twenty-
six years, during nearly the entire period of the .Bo-
In thiscity, on Friday evening last, Maria Williamrnangater
of Mr. Christopher U. and Fanny E. Godfrey, in the 4th year
of her age.
In this city, on Sunday last, Mr Robert R Jones, a very wor-
thy, intelligent add respectable colored man, in the 33d'year of
In this city, on Tuesday evening, David Aldrich, son of Mr.
Charles C. Mowry, aged 2 years. -
In North Providence, on Sunday morning last, Mr Edwin
Dexter, in the 27th year of his age.
MA*HtB. 4CW P'ft6mVN3jhO'U ss.
The New Orleans papers contradict the rduni
that are float respecting the amount for which he
house of Banks, Watt & Co. failed; and state tMt
the sum was not more than two millions of dollata.
This surm is all sufficiently large, we should think,
particularly in times when "there is no pressure
which any-honest man should regret."
CosvENTI~s.-A great Whig Convention is to; be
held at Columbus, the Ohio seat of government,'on
the fourth of July. A m.ost appropriate time, con-
siddring the gloriolis work they will have before
Them; that of putting a check to the present misrble
and gross abuse of power which have brought our
Country trom a flourishing and highly prosperous
state, down to its present low and embarrassing on.-
From the New York Commercial Advertiser.
PENNSYLVANIA CONVENTION.--The Pennsylvania
Convention, after consumingmore time in adjusting
the usual preliminaries of business organization., than
was probably'ever consumed in that way by any par-
liamentary body before, has at last commenced its
labors in e'nest. Fortunately there is a small con-
Sservative majority in that body, else it would be like-
ly to dissolve all government in that State into its
original elements, and leave old chaos grinning in
horrible ecstacy upon the ruins of the constitution.
We have more than once taken occasion to deplore
the Jacobinic spirit so extensively manifesting itself
in that State) and this spirit is more strongly repre-
sented in the convention than we could have desired.
4mong the leaders of misrule is C. J. Ingersoll,
E'qj., elected'from the suburbs of Philadelpha TIbi
gentleman is an a ostai
and, likeall- -
associates by showing an excess of zeal 'against the
doctrines and principles he has abjured. The fol-
lowing letter from the correspondent of the National
Gazette will serve to illustrate the character and
course of Mr Ingersol. Mr Dunlop, who made a
scathing reply to the apostate, will be recollected by
many in this city, as a speaking member of the great
manufacturing convention held in this city in Octo-
,ber, 1831. I-e professed to be a blacksmith, and
dealt to a good deal of striking sledge-hammer elo-
quence-sometimes droll-sometimes humorous-
and always forcible and interesting. He also spoke
two years ago last autumn, at one of our great whig
Meetings at Masonic Hall. We believe, however,
that he was a lawyer before he entered the smithy-
in which, by the way, we suspect he does more head
than hand work, and had much rather blow than
Correspondence' of the National Gazette.
HARRISBURG, May 23, 1837.
.The order of the day was not taken up, as most of
the time of this day's session was consumed in a very
i animated and highly exciting debate, occasioned by
f a report of the minority of the special committee on
corporations, &c. which was read from the clerk's
I desk by Mr Ingersoll, and no doubt the production of
Shis pen. 1 know not what to say of the character of
Sthe report, unless I say, in the language of Mi Ste-
vens, that it is, indeed, a most extraordinary docu-
; ent. It is couched in the most inflammatory lan-
guage, and is ultra radicalism in the extreme. When
it was read, a motion was made by Mr Fuller, of
i$Fayette.to print 1000 extra copies in English, and
500 in German, for the purpose of distribution. This
was opposed by Messrs. Stevens, Denny and Cham-
bers, and Mr Fuller withdrew his motion-which
wks renewed by Mr M'Cahan. A debate ensued
which continued till the time of adjournment, when
the yeas and nays were called, and 57 members an-
swered in the affirmative, and 68 in the negative.
During this debate, which was very warm and
somewhat interesting, though perhaps not a very
profitable one, Mr Stevens said that he haia never
heard anything to equal it in absurdity, nor anything
so calculated to be a firebrand, which would stirrup
mobs and destroy the peace of the country. He
thought the convention should stamp it with decided
reprobation and unequivocal condemnation. Messrs
Chambers and Denny were equally severe in their
expression of indignation. Mr Cox dealtopt such
heavy blows that Mr Ingersoll interrupted Aim, when
the President found it his duty to enforce the rules
of order. Mr J. R. Chandler said that he should
have been utterly at a loss to know what Cause had
brought that report before the convention at this time,
had he not seen a proclamation of the sheriffof Phila-
delphia county for a special election for armember of
Congress. He presumed the gentleman was not
aware that "such'a proclamation had been issued.-
Mr Ingersoll disclaimed any knowledge of the cir-
Mr Dunlop spoke at some length, in a style truly"
unique, and of which it is difficult to give a descrip-
tion so as to convey a correct idea to those whia are
unacquainted with the peculiar manner of that gen-
tleman-pleasant, humorous ridicule, cutting sar-
casm, and logical argument were blended, exposing
the inconsistencies of the course pursued by the gen-
tleman himself. However, he said, he supiiosed it
was allowable to change once in seven years, if not
oftener, and about that time had elapsed sinbe that
(entleman carried the memorial of the meprhnian
FACTORY ESTABLISHMENT FOR SALE.-The
Falls Cotton Manufacturing Company, offer for sale, their
well known and valuable estate in Attleborough Mass,consist-
ing of about one hundred acres of excellent Land, with a dura-
ble Water Privilege and a large Reservoir, with about 30 feel
fall, sufficient to operate eighty-four Loom ; all of which are
Sow in successful operation. Two large commodious Factories,
one of wood and one of stone; one good Corn Mill Saw Mill,
brick Store, Machine Shop, Smith's Shop, nineteen Tenements,
three Barns and other Buildings suitable for such an establish-
ment, all in good repair.. Also, four Throetle'Prames, 1' Tauh-
ton Speeder and one Drawing Frame. Persons wishing to pur-
chase an establishment for manufacturing, will scarcely find one
posesesing more advantages than this. Those who may wish to
purchase, will please apply to CaoR PECK, Agent, on the are-
mises, ELLa G. RilcHiRDS, Attleborough, or JoHn CREVElEi.
Conditionsliberal, title good, and possession given immedi
ately. n14 Mrtl
REAL ESTATE FOR SALE.-The Sc the shops re-
cently occupied by James Inman containing two tilt
hammers, with other fixtures corresponding and necessary, in
good order; a complete sett of tools for making Scythis; about
28 acres of land, with a good water power on the Branch river,
(so called;) a large and commodious dwelling house with suit-
able out-buildings, are offered for sale upon reasonable terms,
mid.nnampQain. aivn int nfisiv o.t-.. p
I !sq. now deceased, when otherwise complete bank,- Ex-PrIeideat Jackson.-We lear from agehtle-
r-uptcy must have taken place. To this proposal the man who visited the Hermitage on Thursday, that
Senior of the fiatl gave his instant and most cordial G arr. fatonis ind the enjoyinefit of iiet 'a nd
assent; Slater was saved by this joint noble: aet,'that, like his- great predecemors CpVLoinintus and
nnhich, it is believed, is without a parallel in our vier- Washingtn, he is busily engage ed in w ind
.antile houses. 8taiter, in consequence, is said ,W tMe agricultural arrangement oF;ih um' 'Waskw
Iis death to leave ,hai ta 'nlio to his heirs .. -Union, .yg w:'
She charities of the irm,* asnd of the members~ glad tohew At Janj i4
"Ithe and .4 pnav* glad tobee' oft kyea. Ja u to 1-ag e in
their private caaer ty, lp 'own to have i r health,' and able superintend hi
.snimense'ampunti, be4des Jiundreds ai4 t#UIL5$' d#ep lregret that hp i' 'vi er, taken frm a
knoon ony betweea n the -tiAes favoring aArd. te d t r e r.m a
TheP poper Y, which &sr been acquired anaj c~.~.g t 'riri arosfromd peol ~ is pr,,twe.
aeNed, amonR th fear brokers, owners of the o n tos terfer e with matters. nd .his eoipp
'a-oi60d cerl, paper dingtnb t I4nter o 0nt N 'at
fa eW-slnop d.erm, inudingo te fiot i of,, 'a t7,4. Vhens io, and of which he was nea arrly as pro-
Mchvaoas 'and ,OSes, has, probaAly, (such i i a as a s eava si, of i' -inta ...c-
'f,) in the course of 70 years, amounted q.toF tre f a Wis ,, v.de i sgo# f a drs Ci-c n
.f.io .or dollars. ` O. .mitiuson or a millih ane i and Washiniton-!, f i p dughaui ,' no
iaef obdolelrs are eisupo a'd to leave been genext in .v t ,t n es. are.
gienby the-brothers, aid their sons or so ~ s. ib re'Oos kews l iire iie e i their lanrY
in aid of science, religion humanity andfriendk1 aR" t-, ite tllel ceasesq it .r C in ki natn por
hic "nrem ark' en b ra.d e t.e ni'mero us ita Washingtoroon ruined his co t b h--jddulge oaof
+Wlbmonies and pr0 reto -0 value of hun reih un d pso a 'lg" ra" "
Sa fruisands have been~deay ouht in cases of know4 LyMtr uv'h Virginian; .- T: -
hazarid, to preserve fantdi oes tom iperplexity and rtn. ..
'the wfanihi andjust Mr. Ives is gone too;-but .Ezeian n..- l aa ...4.... .r te1.
Swo'families of Brow an :vee still p w eems e not. p pppnicsIt thme present,
srne Udbfe and gerierous 'course. Very .lately tho ie. ?rav ln tirto p e the ; re. .st
rPtvidence papers atnnuer their joint colnriN t i" .s mi e stopped to speaodnanda at 'a respectable
oi sixteen tousnnd doi ar k8qrthe founding or a, tea- ie n viOR eof Bainlad brn
.xy.Atheimum for th ecity "f Providence. e e irra
an.ai shared, beiaked minehost"'Ip
presperit y. in w 4i ~ahi i havIe shared h ih g ,h T Ing hi ad-
ps-eurvedtotoft Brownse "qnivse. Frowm Iy iWe to wast t p a loat
toos proseri "oi f mie -d times fvore still ,t orthodox. The services we* tp c rnaitnce *eth
ofgol tjeigns wil 'be formed and carried- nto .-; singing:. ItC .seemed, howeverr that there had recent-
ces.fatd operation. Ma God excite others to imbbey be a e nucy nrthe sin' ere-a common
e thei 'ii, slind to lookh aoun4 toiea in their ab'm dcurrence I believe l--iru4t ~gI m ,heirsand ,"al
dance to see hbot best they may prave themselves Fie with.one consent'- had deserted the orheatra... The
discipl.s of Him who went a:out doing goo'di with-0ne consent, had desert me orohstta. The
discp of.im h went about doing g Rev. Clergyman arose, put on, his spjtaeles, opened
taught its to love our neighbor as ourselves. a e. is ymn B ok, 't mnh f-eeing er ed,
S Lo.aer ...ofPrctical Philnr- ist.: ,his-Hymn Dook, and with much feelng remarked,
.ay 5,of Practical Philanthropist1837 tht 'he wa~ssorry to perceive ththet signers had. for
Applicable to present times. some cause unknown to him, left their seatb--that
Mr Ive held and acted up the opinion ass he was unwilling to omit so interesting a portion of
SMr.Ives held and acted up to the opinion asserted the services, but was in doubt whether to read the
to a friend," I have always thoughtthat six per cent. hymn or not. After looking over the 'top of his
was enoihgh to give, and enough to receive. .' ~ s ectaaes lirat ia the ri ht nn thn n *. t h l,.. .
SLACKMAR'S PATENT EXTRA KN.' EDWSAVIYNQ
th. iv-muso. fM Taboae .uaSW "efcp m Bir M
sell o eompanmep, tftinfghiofusi.ngi the: eo, to ae W m ,
di t4sed,^o purchase, the1right o, makingand wmlomgtBhem
in thisaii other States- For the durability and mna onef
-this Harneis over'those Bnow.il: tnnO use he r tht
annesed certifcates and mnuaerawlieji inB he p iselotK Ap.
ply to me at West Kligly, ens. p a, Ap
Oct. 1st, 1835. ORN BLACKIMA
Thismay certify that the Scituaate fg Co. hate based B l
mar's Patent Har ess, ftethe fooiirrneithas u Pe ftso i ,
thiak them preferable t6 theooiaoon kin&tkn Wea veaoIotot
the steam Mini in this city, twice as long as the ooenBHar-
BAt wpl laet, anis now t0 aH appearance as go5S (w wan
the will last f well v ed, three time esag sIga common ts. Wa-
atu making arrangements to use'them foruUAM ipr 6OpC IOUJ
on huber s. JAMES, Managor.lstM!a
8optembne 28, 1835., .. S f,
To all, whom it may eoncetn-1 ereby certiVW'*Mt D9lmtkn
Patent Extra Knotted. Power Loom flarness has be& *n e in
the1 Steam Mif; in this city, twice as long"as the 0 ItIT
sess wlff last, ain&is now to alt appearknce',`as gwoasm D
ftit put into the loom. I have do hesitation in Weosf4iAg
them to last, if well v"sibed, three timeq-e -e' -h e 'tlt-
monf harness. CHARLESTI' IJAMES, Manager Stavi MIII
Providence, Oct. 1st, 1S33. olmtf-
Cd OPARTNERSHIP NOeltE.--The ig Sbtleet lktrb
Ga. having entered into copartnership wit& 4ward Ban-
croft, (of the arm of Bariroft & Poole, miekiRist, h uader the
firm of the Higk Street JfMacin 0,. intend carSyjik th%& Ma-
chine making business in its various branches, in the aboon
Codding street, recently occupied by the High Street Fuin~ e
Co., and they would respectfully inform their friends an thie
pubhc that they, are prepared to cxecttte with acetye, 'el.t-
ness and 4espatch, the following kirlB of work, vi.. hiipe
Makers' Tools Knerally, such as slide thbes, slide isrts;Bmaad
lathes, the various kinds of screw caating macbiues, boreNg
caehines, vettleal and bthiedrilling :machines; planima, en-
tintsl bbing and gear cutting engines'ff ~ teewto smlt.pslMg -
sera; iJWellers' Tools, such as small hand toe"t lT vte
and dr6p .ptses, flatting dies mad drop ainmners. They are
also prepared td ioke power leoeqs; shiftingg fbr mills; t
screws, and inetattbuhsim axees fr a kfls k of wheeled
vehicles. SpecimeaeW.4*,boef may be seeaat testabtlish-
inent. -. fARD BANCROFT Aget,
N R. All orders addreMl to EDWARD BANCROFD1
Agent for the High Street Macl na Co., Proiddenve, 9,., wil
he punctualliy attended to; and any &*tre frqmwi c o tt3y 1ens8
may be left at No..63 Weybosset wstreei M:jimey. wti reeelp
particular attention and siaailf articles twakeisbe. will be
returiled4:titht place-. g'Q : .l B aml
D,1 SSOLJ TION OF CO-l'AfRTNRSHIP connect
i.1 tion in business heretofore exrstig in thsIn l nd
the firm OfT.CB',CwHte Hi Co, is this day dissolved 5t||tual
consent, in consequence ofthe ill health of Mr Mao ip
Collins & Manton only are hereby auhorised to set
business oflthla -te firm. ?TOS.; B. CtRCH
COLLINS &" M.ATO1*
Mobile, Ala. Apinl 25, 1837. & 6w in4
N OTICEgTO MASON&.--From twenty tthftty od bik
and stonemasons re wanted at Newport, R. ., to clm-
mence work about the 2qth ofApril, for the pmaose.oftreeting
a Cotton Factory, which will in 0al probability give e mPe
ment till the dfirt ofNoveinbeir ext. Inquire of M
SAgent for the Coddbia n M 3In .
N ewport, April 10, 1837. fr the Coddg
A REMEDY FOR
HE excrutiating pain-the deerep tde an e ftyI d
t the premature old age, which are the usuai atmtel n
this disorder,are suffered by many from a despair o: a e*s a,
or disappointment in the efficacy of the numerous pretnde
antidotes used to effect this purpose. But those wh< hate
made a fair trial of -
DR. JERB'S CELEBRATED LINIMENT
even in cases oClsog standing, and of the most Severe chgac -"
ter; lave received:certain relief, .and many have bqen eurnltI
a few days, some in 24 hours! as a number of persons in Bos-
ton and vicinkt, who were toimerly, affletod With the Rh~u-
matism, have very fully testified. Certilcateam i a. e pos-
session of the Proprietor, proving the most thorouchktlat 'sr-,
prising cures by means of this powerful 4iniint;I eases
where other approved applications had utterly frle,"'Te
Liniment is also used with success for bruises, sprains,-uhb
ness, stiffness of the joints, chilblains, &ce. :
Price 50 cents a bottle.
Eye Wa ter!
For a~or a iJLfamed Eyes, gives immediate ease aun rellefi 41st
recent sore eves. the effecif'i msat Rsaltary Whre tha. mn.
For semn trttr' b)M 6
A welcome song to tlee, we /'
i 9 bentAlittl an bIoqt b
ae~p:'sl..'' i l
t, ,, -jqIha
SWe understand tbit the Goirna~ntti B
stopping all the public works win .eaos wql-r
being able to pay theo hands emiplaye* iq lpecie- hd
when informed that t had.p : e fi.enpat ay rd
thing but paper, opr mnst adao r ar t w isa-
ed Seerguryc t^.n h* ^^mtW ^'v
iere iamP r t eada o ial y
e against secic anjd utteliy iafra i& of th i- t
taia coniiect fii wth hi dep u pL" y
6a1f'6n the il effect -was poit.4 :,t .a.it
hae on the popularity ofAe adtinsteatio ,.
in despair-but when apprised that contract" could
be made on bettteriems, owing to the distrea edttate |
tf the times axr that the laborers would t ake-te 'f
Government Rdgs--it was to him as the discomrwy t
of a spring in a try land-and all the Governmenw t r
works we understand are to be continued, and the la
hands paid off ip Ilags!-1.ags!-~othing biut Rags!! ,
General Jaclson is a "~eond .Washington, bee bis pi
brought about C ~ntinental Currehby.-J-~ J.ir. b'
A d -, ..
' 3. ~;flsL,:I:- --L~--.l
every sep, ml steia becoming so thic- a-sfo-ihrea
suffocation. Beyond this is a chamber with raised
seats, about it, on which people lay extended like
corpses, then rubbing them with camelrahair gloves,
patting with t 'ir hands, or pulling their joints, as
if they hoped to dislocate them. When I passed
through this silent scene, for there was no sound but
the occasional slap that announced to the, subject
under discipline.that he might change his position, I
entered the very centre ot all the vapor. Here
some lay stretched on the floor in the most complete
state of exhaustion, while others sat with their backs
to the wall, awaiting their happy moment of oblivion;
I took my seat among these, in doubt whether to
brave the issue or to fly at once from the caldron. In
a very short time, however, 1 was spell-bound, and
had great difficulty to struggle to the outer room,
where I lay for some time too languid to attempt to
dress. The effe-t of this apparently weakening cer-
emony is very delightful indeed. Oneof its most
pleasing sensations is the marble-like smoothness of
the skin ; there is the consciousness, too, thit among
the many impurities of an Eastern city you can bid
defiance to them all.--.ajor Skinner's Adventures in
Look out for an Exchequer Bank a Government
Money Machine Let the honest opponents of the
establishment of a Bank of the United States, who
are friends of the late and present administration,
keep their eyes wide open or they will be saddled
with a" monster" worse than the old one. The
Government has a hankering for "the flesh potsof
Egypt." Money is power, they say, and many of the
party want the finances of the country to be regula-
ted by the Executive Departmaits. We go against
all this. We say let the law divorce the sword from
the pnrse. The Union, in this country, is unsafe,
unnatural, and anti-republican. If the people and
States will have banks, let them be well regulated by
good laws-but save us from any farther "experi-
ments" or tampering with the currency-save us
also from having the Custom Houses and Post Offi;
ces depositories of the public money !-Alex. Gaz.
Amos Kendall, Postmaster General, ne-ds chris-
tianizing. Washington is good Missionary ground.
In reply to the remonstrance of some Mail Contrac-
tors recently at Washington, against running a cer-
tain Sunday mail, in opposition to the wishes of the
people on the route, Amos replied, "As long as the
grass is permitted to grow and the rivers to run, on
the Sabbath, so long shall I run that mail. It is
needless to remonstrate, Gentlemen." Well done,
"Amos Kindle."--Northampton Courier.
From the Boston Mercan ile Journal.
A Chinese Statesman.-The following scrap of the
of the History of the Chinese Empire, extracted from
a number of the Canton Register, will forcibly re-
mind the reader of the distinguished individual,
who now sits at the helm of publi,affairs in this Re-
public :- .
"Under the reign of Shintsung, Wank-kwei con-
tinued to keep the place of a premier sixteen years.
He was estemed a great flatterer in his day, and, after
his death, history handed him down to the laugh of
posterity, by the appellation of "minister three wills"
When going in to an audience of the emperor, he
invariably said to his colleagues, We'll take his
majesty's will. When others were discussing the
merits of a public measure, his one speech was,-
We'll submit to his majesty's will." And after re-
- ----- --- -.
-mp _-w uip4 u, usu ,yu amu glnenl
I will read thr Hymn and perhaps some persons in
the house will be abpqitoartilt.' The 'HyIn was,
accordingly read, and the .Clergyngt: sat dowxt.--
Then came a long, deep, distressing pause-no one
attempted it. The goQd man at length arose, and
in the extremity of despair, said,-"' My friends-
the experiment la's failed-let us pray. "--Boton
Tle JVew York Collector and the r~asury.--.We
present to our readers another missive trom the Trea-
sury, being the letter addressed by Mr.Woodbury, to
the collector at New York;'in'consequence of which,
the latter was unable to carry'out his good' intention
of recieving the current bank paper of that city in
payment of Merchants' Bonds, and, was obliged to'
exact specie. The Commercial Advertiser in notic-
ing the orders and counter-ordets, orders evquivocal
and instructions circumstantial, which for the last
ten days have followed each other in such rapid suc-
cession, says that the well known anecdote of the
European General, who was so much in the habit of
despatching orders and counter-orders, that one of
his couriers, on a certain occasion, took tire orders in
a valise on the saddle before, and the counter-orders in
his portmanteau behind, has received frei% illustra-
tion at the hands of Mr Secretary Woodbury.-Balti.
An Eastern Vapour Bath.-The first time I entered
one, I felt an uncomfortable presentiment that I was
about to.witness some mysterious rites in the very
temple of Luxury herself' The intimation of the
outer chamber is sufficiently awful-half naked fig-
ures clattering on wooden shoes across the marble
floor, or exhausted forms, covered with sheets, lying
in a state oflanguor on the carpets within the recesses
that serve for dressing. When I had thrown off my
clothes, apd twisted a tqUrba dount jA bea4d iad.a
Aiewfhout (ny w rIt, I followed tny guide through
. *-Thl *.ra: 1~ mn P~la. wnvt row Warme-r Sd arerst
MONDAY, May 29.
chr Ganges, Whittlesey, Albany, lumber to J Y Smith and
hay to C C Mowry. ..
Schr Equator, Elwood, New York, 1000 bushels corn, I000of
shorts, 400 ofrye, to the master.
Schr Crown, Anthony, Dighton.
Schr Superior, Barlow, Sandwich.
Schr James K. Mils, JLumbert, Sandwich.
Sloop Albany, Gibbs, Albany, 16 bbIs flour to master, lumber
to I H Day.
Sloop Midas, Dennis, New York, 150 bbls flour to S Adams,
Jr. and Cady & Brown 20 bales.otton to Mr Fisher, mdze to
Wheatoni& Anthony, Manton & Hallet, Remington & Whit-
man, Hudson & Baker, G S Rathbone. and others.
Sloop Emily, Reynolds, Kingston, 102tons coal to C Rhodes.
TUESDAY, May 30.
Brig Grand Turk, Franklin, Kingston, 270 tons coal, to Isaac
Schr Emeline, Pearce, 6ds fm Wilmington, with50 bblstar,
and flooring boards to W Richmond ld& Co,and 50 bbls tar
Schr Laven Lank, Jones. Snow Hill, Md. 3300 bu corp to W
R Bowers & Co.
SShr H sector, Keppelt Kingston, coal o P Ellis.
Schr Adams, Bray, Philadelphia, 102 tons coal to G W Stein-
Schr Venus, Coggins, Philadelphia via New York, 100 tons
coal to G W Steinhauer.
8chr Syren, Gardner, Brimstone Point; Con. with grantittor
Schr Achsa Parker, Handy, Sandwich.
Sloop Huntress, Babcock, New York, 21 hales cotton, 108
bbls flour, and mdze to D Howland and others.
Sloop Julian, Coleman, Kingston, 75 tons coal to I Ellis.
At Bristol, 28th, brig Remittance, Liscomb, iew Orleans;
schr, George Henry, Burns, Charleston [passengers came up in
the King Phillp]; Barton, Giaddink, New York.
At Bangor, 25th, schrs Charlotte, Carver, Providence; Cham.
pion, Poland, do; St George, Murphy, do, Trial, Richards, dt,;
Katahdin, Colcord, do. Sailed, schr Velocity, Kelly, Havana.
At Portland, 27th, brig Albert, Simonton. Fort Royal, Mart.
Cid schr Annawan, Atkins, Pictou.
Sailed from Savannah, 23d, brig Poland, Gardner, Newport.
Brig Boy, Burt, for Baltimore, sailed from Ponce, IIth inst.
The Washington, N C. Whig, of May 23d, says that Capt.
Farrow, ofOcracock, States that the first of the preceding week
there drifted on shore a black man with both arms and one leg
off; also, on Portsmouth, one white man, a part'ofthe quarter
deck of a steam boat, and a trunk, containing a lady's watch
and other jewelry ; also some wearing apparel, marked Jane
We saw it stated in the papers last week, that the brrg Lucy
of Portsmouth, sailed from Havana on the 22d March, ad had
not been heard of after that date, and accordingly copied it into
Saturday's paper, under the head of ".11sin. esssel." Hap-
pening to pass down Granite wharf on Sunday evening, ,we
saw the identical vessel herself-a neat looking brig too, by the
way-safely moored aloigside.-Boston Post.
SI '' I I I
Paaae p l 3~o "1' U"-'' -w r'HI-1 a
__ *aT7o ABiiiiZuT ^ *
Sen, toned Ie.
ave accned. ,
Parred Atopri the 18. 3day ruA 2 j
ree times in tl'kiTan itee,,!Jt[ :.." ::B_
R G. M lottbfll. w.Ait d" .
me Staiite ofpanecticul At & "
robate ofthe District o at i S a .
axedtors of t retthelar Wir L osnr .I f
te id to ohe l; deeay wi Wl k
aid Court of Probate on tb Oi f:
rea times in lie M3 b0IW, 1e. tle.J .
lO rn25 a. G .
d, reeeve, .ad. referred to tae .Uyde i @lyrAf u t -
h nine o'clock A a C or dte-CIdo t i e
EtrW due w ii
[HYDONG .. O f 1k14
rb hthbreobMie bard, artfntaWey o*, o
robnte of the Dastrj eri
xe cutors ofthe last v, which tsord
aid Court ol Proba.te on omh f lt ; d
re.tsoutb-.f88ern and nortlf-eana rl ipassesthoo .iar -
titioner resen the heart of l rcest county y ke
rl thd, and te omntry souted of Cthis havir. but It
wer, eM that th ismtown o be oe a Ie an
couf ntry Irom the dah aM
The proprietors are a.xious to have all kinds, oIsw l
a msanWaturing be usineed at tbiae pl*ae as s
11*50 days and Godfity 0.*W1 .iul
sibe, areecd wi and referreder eve
Isance cl r p r. A P r, ra 1Palo ctory
sache Factory, a n srart, mt a l kiw O be t t
ry march wanted and would yield great proit
ation rt arwill be giavn by a.dresg L i -
A company was chartered last winter withr.aeai.talo :
million ofdollars, calledthe "Marseilles Manufflii -
avesconn ..ced operations. This point pesens( l -
grve Lasalle count atton e of dvItallneas has.
Ie r.whe western country. This poif t preenta -
antagdf to cou n manfreturrs; the tton cold be r *
lachy e botsirom tle y antation whjdere i ofet ms' ls s
-sipment to he trec prtatonothe a
he 10ichigsn and illinois Canal passes thiqr' ttI tdo twx
le town being, sItuated Upbe this Canal, IF.Sbeeeniatbhe
reptsoitlh-Wdstern and norskeastra Iaj'tawscmm13pp1.
ton, ad in the a heart of le rtbacg k, with albl r .
norld, and the wu ry soid Weof this hwoud avlrg utft
power, utUrev his town ro bcomeaI lge maviuftd l
rn! All kattentions of mathis plactue. a re i .
Ne con noLr from the north and east, ad m M &at. bhtgul po
The proprietors are anxious to have all kiadiof fabspjh-III
od manufacturing business starte# at 'this place 5 soonua
Possible, and will give every advantage, arid enmr eve*3'-s
stioce in their power. A Paper Hill. a Pail Pclmrynamh
Feorj, rTenerya Wsgoaaa4'iu$ eSabIHment,~g~s
scythe Factory, ad ind sort, os4t8 a l aek uA s
ery much wanted -and would yield 'great prott' Any le-A -
*Matn and pdrticilars-will be given "by adresdeg I aeN-
%ALL, at 'Maseilles4
A company was chartered last winter wi#,Xx.catfltk~fj
million ofdollars. called-the "Marseilles Manutis -
iany." nie stock of thispaid Coa. pay imnaltakati,
awvecounir ..ced operatioi s. This point tesenisua4inMrly
greater. ciipbinatmon, o adveama es tha 'my=thsP pi n
me whole western country. This point presents greatd-A-
antages to cotton manufacturers; the cotton confid be brdtgbt
.Uridnh'6t byrs tad severs, would bie
ir their attention to this place.
** -I- a.
F eorthe FP lde e mal
o_40 FOTH1 IN l FI
on mucl AntYwo rn.
Go foSltut th V,
fo r know the gite aUitds
To *he care-wearied l
|ave ye the feverish ste,
Ths jostlila, eager, self-devoted throng;
Te toeaaeisil W 'ewae anew tonift, *
S- Cafilyoea wlat weeteetsong.
.. Baisk.1 .&oa4 f chkfMa iald bouth
SOrtabWll.'rtiwtgin me golden air,
Bright bkdi, with joyous musei'iMd youtaw
T. .T ng'sa lovedAiaunts repair.
S Te .very tleamsi ilUs
Lure with Bt murmurs froin the grassy lea
-f gaily dancing down th sunny hills,
S Call loulty ii their glee I
.AaceeIyoung,w-wp alreezp e
i Ith breath al odorous ftom her oblde y cbe
o voice low hnbspering Imongthe embowetlag trees,
.Woosyoitto herr A *
brB.b.E the vewn,
Where violets imeokiy strile ur way;
rnBB mmeane-cMa ned aum tpempet rivep,
S Seek yerthe solemtt wodo,
1Vb9soi Siant trunks a verdant roof uprear,
'And listen, while the roar of some far flood
Thrills the young leaves with Tear!
tand by the tranquil lake,
S a' Ol ng 'maid wltoy hanks opemaeltdmye.
:aaive when the wld birdss Witgits suffac6btec,
S.,Chequering the mirrored sky-
tiAd if within your breast,
HWllowed to'atur'S toIt'h one tho d remain;
'U aught save worldly honors find you+bleit,
r hope of sordid gain;-
'. IA Strange delight shall thrill,
: ~4tjoy hroo0d o'er you like a dove;
.Euth's paidS-eauty shall yous bosom fil,
-^ M stirring its deputhsv&t love
S'i the calm,stft' outJOnCs,
holy Sabdth boars, ,lrmenleepirhe iir,
Sitaven sad earth,'debkdd witlq her beaateous' oweN!,
Lie hushed in breathlef prayer,--
^ paPass ye the proud fai iby,
*" The vaulted aisles, by flaunting-folly trod,
VW inoath the temple fhe l*iftad sky,
G o forth arnd wolip G41
.K.idr p.in s the subjoined extract from
ithe.Delaware Journa ml it contains facts so extraer-
.itary, the strange ,a detailt d ?rime and suffering,
for us tq Tqrbear larin t'.Aberlre tur t*~ers. 'The
Journal Hppking'Y f Ie'cnse-cdfEifYpptt for
owhBih Judge C1iytoi IMtfly- sentenedd:a:man tofait
P I o hoer in tn ~ e'illory, receive 59 lashes, be impPs-
S Oied ~br 'years, pay a fine of: 1500dollars, and be
s old As a convict for'seven years. .The asae, statedd
'hebIkM per'ii theipreseit case waseIuhn Wha-
r: 'ay, an old =Z lender, and the csiie was, hat of his own
apprentice oy, whom Whaley had sent to the house
of Michaeldilliman, in.Dorchester county, Mary-
land, forietly notorious s thee scene of the atrocious
atltaders committedd by the celebrated, kidnapper and
,pnlderbr, Joe Jehnsoua, .addi the She-demon, Patty
amped blacks, where two Sussex gentlemen, who
iere in pursuit of their own servants, found him-ahd
restored him to freedom. Whaley was tried ItsOc-
4ober in Sussex, at the Superior Court, butwas ac-
rluitted, thW offense having been committed iTrKe.nt
county; his gailt being clear, however,.the court
bond him o.er for a trial in JCent. Qthertrial at
over, the ,case was proved by a -gret coumber of
ritwnes1e to'be of most outrageous ad aggravated
4.earat1r,,&o much so, that Whaley's counseldid not
-attempt to argue the facts to the jurysbyvwHom he
as tmund guilty on the -whole indictment, almost
,* immediately. ,
The Journal 'then proceeds .to give the following
sitigiler history of the atroeities.ftihe'kidnappew Afl-
ready mentioned. Few ean everhaveMianqte'hat
'Delawar aaid Maryland should formerly we been
je scee en a of wchriapes.
Wl'*I ;ihw.e .Are on the
_--a--k' j~n.. wfJCM ---=--- --- ---
4Povew which y be .deemed interesting to our ,ea-
Ir. 'This Jsee.J haon and Patty Canmaan, a few
tesi ae, were as notorious in tb.ellowe .1part ofthis
otate, and of aarylond, a p wardeess, kiaitpcrs
Sanod robbers, as the mostrenown*d heroes dfthis.de-
scriptins we have 'won record. .Joe.iJhnson's house
which is pow o opd by Michael Milman, as a kid-
sper, (we are iot amare that Michael has yetedded
S Utr murderer and robber to the more;ingloei-
'as ti dfAidiuapper) lies in Dorchester county, Mla-
fndriithin a stone's throw of Caroline county in
atmse ttate, and of4iAsse, in our own-State.
P#t Ct.anox' house was In Sussex county, and
'.-t a AD"oit kitnce.from Johosq~u's, .Joe's houieswas
..jeeptfale iar all the kidnapped negroes from'tbis
Btate and the country round, and a more-convenient
location for such a purpose could scarcely be imagin-
-4. It was asequested spot, at a distance -from any,
jroad, in ti taily~settled neighborhood, and impressed
i Ly the law or it officers, nothing was easier'th. for'
Joe anwd gs myratidoss to escape into the adjoining
eoauty of Car~line, or if it spited h1t'better, into our
tate. Patty Cannot's house w~Rs.convenient too, as
.a art of stopping place, where etleasenB of the kid-
napplg fraternity might refreth then mlvesand their
h erge .fote they reached :the general, depot, Joe
.So6on's house. Patty-wa a strapping wenh-a
onia of, great strength aad ferocity. .1'4e could
omd ftei did knock doWn a stout negrunan, tie him,
#at ihim in a cart and carry him qver talahdmj n ns.
.iPaty Canon -had a daughter who as a very
hadqu8IaM woman. as P .ad been twice married.
Her first husband wtyas notor4iua kidnapper,named
Henry Bruinta., alias Brereton, who died on the
alwlg-teri-seond was Joe Johnson. In !Bai-.
IOm's tie, fatty Cannon's house was frequently
viait~i persons from the 8outh, who ame to buy
ar, andt the story was told and IeD isnRay
. ll re.eaoin, that many such person, afteiAsli-
, :itig yt, were never kew&s-f agala.' ALt length
tb he wders aes e out, and the murderers were te.-
letoe. Tw o raser, one of w*hom wai named lid,
oJ Ir 'oa sa-pof money, came'to Patty e'one eve-
6li6i purchase negroes; she artfully detained them
.:t .e iptt, 1tatmnent, entertaining them with .p-
"s4Cdyj qnL4d other gentle mixtures, while tshe et
: tt Phatouand two mnenof the name df -Griffin, to
Yfi tree aeoss the Laurel. road, to wVhicb;ty.wn the
traviiarMere destined. When they were :.gone,
ratIv.--reimd ,in mea's clothes and armetiV wth a
j U, tptrted by a short cat through 'the forest to
jin the murderers. When the traders came to the
t Use MiiL alter oil murder.
,,.lflitit lh if h, frea at once. Bid-
- .M siot though the body-but he had energy
b l r the moment, to deehd his life, and beb
I wliNth el, he and his companion film i*
S o cover where the murderers were lyikgJ iwve .
ethem kqe4sdd !c jdges --m r a ed by bis
lW T.airel, where he died that night C'oveBt-
^w .er.d a red rd for the murderers, and ty
ei. Uaested. Oe of the Griffins turned :t s ,
esiid .mgid convicted Ois brother 'lta Brtinton,
X't w if' ha l-Pattty, the fien .tii an i ) .shape,
=66 aeont ofl hexjasiW nlle Optseqdi bav.
aqrms entered. After-'the execution of B intoq
m Gdriffin,the brother of riffin,.the State's ~vi-
deace, weat into Maryland, where he 'miurderet two
a n, the last of whm was Mr. HorSey, the Post-
inmter n 8now *fill, b M aroester cldrlty. Mary-
f hmdk= %wka ltow. ai 4eiuand tired into
penalty ogthe law, at that timennore severe ttran at
itesent. $e was indicted for kidnapping negro
&amel ThowAs 0encer.-Patty *Cannon, the she-
.meastll escape ununished thouSh oRen in-
icted fr kidnapping. She had only toarsse the lity:
and find a safe refuge in .Johnson's hbose in -Dot'
ohestercou rty.. JJoe .!Jhanstrlefte the cerontry ansl
wentl to the sa.th .
Years passed aw ay ndJoe Johasll a ditis crtes
were passing away from the recne ctio the neigh-
borhood, when an wi o was pitugoing a field on
Patty Cannon's farm, struck ente hard substance,
,wh~,ch on investigati on aprtveailstbe a box contain-
ing the body of,&.airde1d man. Uponr further en-
qniry ; he horribe f6 ame 'to Iight, that, Joanson
iiad WmBdered, two.white men ard buried them in
chests crxeo kin the. field. ODe ofthem was shut
while eating at h.is table, and .hid body was rolled up
in the tabe -coth dyed in i.islood and buried in his
iieNld-the otlier was mraderd as he. went to the sta-,
ile to get his horse anl duied in the same bloody
field. Several of the 'kid napped blacks were ascer-
taimed to have been nmrder-ed. One of them, a boy,
was fmand with his sgctlceAten in-he had been kid-
napped, and his ies were so loud, that Johnson ap-
prehensive they' ot d-beiheard, knocked him in the
head and.ieeneed hitm forever. How many were the
victims of these himan fiends, cannot be correctly
ascertained. gy 'bte testimony of one of the hands
. on thet rm, Patty cGnnon had riot only aided John-
son in.his murders and other crimes, but had mur-
.dereda i.tAkinapp.blaeks herself. She was arrest-
ed and commitita to 'G.eorgetown goal, where the
miserable wretch'terminated her atrocious career by
swallowing arsenic. -'Such is the tale ofhorrors con-
nectei with JoeJohnson's house in Dorchester coun-
Johnson,' lGthlhero of so many atrocities, it is said,
is still living. \AAfteghhis conviction in 1822, he went,
as we have said, to the south. A gentleman living
in Sussex, was in New Orleans about a year ago,
where he saw Johpson on the levee and knew him.
He now bears another name, and holds the office of
Judge of Probate in a south western State !
Michael Millman now occupies Johnson's house in
Dorchester, and pursues the trade of kidnapping.-
Two Slskex gentlemen (Mr Houston and Mr Wil-
son) last year visited this den of iniquity, in search
of kidnapped negroes, and found among others-who
were there c~ncebled in chains, the poor apprentice
,boy of'Johnr"Whkley. Mr Houston knew the boy,
aud in"defiance.'f the threats of Millman, they struck'
off the boy's fetters, and brought him away with
Those who may'read the preceding narrative, will
now be aware of Ithe policy, as well as humanity, of
being "rather severe" in suppressing the crime of
.kidnapping in the Slate of Delaware.
Emigrai4on: to the Icit.-The Hennepin Journal,
a handsome.,weekly paper which has been recently
commenced in the town of that name, in Illinois,
SAmong the numerous arrivals at our port, of those
who are to become part of the bone arid sinew of our
great and growing State, we take considerable plea-
-re 'in being enabled to notice one of more than
"-comimonterest-it being no less than that of thirty
or forty families from Providence, Rhode Island,
with the intention t1 locate about twelve miles west
of thisplace, on a beautiful prairie site, which, in
commemoration of their former residence, they
have named Providence. They were brought to
this place by the steamboat Wisconsin.. We wel-
come them to the fertile land which their exertions
will soon cause to bring forth the Inxuriant harvest
and to smile 'with the tokens of the enius and indus-
try of civilized man. Onr State needs only to be oc-
cupied by industrious and persevering citizens, to
produce, not only all the n#cessaries, but most of
the luxuries of life, and such a population, ere any
great lapse of time, it will have. Men who are
willing to work, need not here ever complain, either
of wantof employment, or an insufficient remune-
ration of their labor-so that when any who have
visited our beautiful country return to the far east,
crying out "all is barren," their friends may set them
down eitheraas idlers, or as those who labor under a
disease,the which by the learned is termed 'Nostalgia,'
which .teans, simp y "home-sickness." Let the stout
of heart and strong in arm come among us, and they
ill 'fin'd- tat the labor of a few years will be reward-
ed with a competence for life.
The same paper states that the town of Hennepin
is dtuated on the Eastern branch of the Illinois riv-
er,,about'.250 miles above its mouth, and 30 miles,
below the mouth of Fox river. The Illinois is naviga-
bble as high up as Hennepin at all seasons of the year
except when closed by ice. The business prospects
-tB the town are said to be cheering, the steamboats
*" ^ ~- *- ^T "
From the Boston Atlas.
t7%e French Indemnity Geld.-There has been a
good.deal of inquiry among the claimants under the
French Indemnity as to the fate of the gold that was
imported at their expense, but which never came into
their hands. The following extracts of letters from
Reuben M. Whitney to John A. Willis, Esq. Cashier
of theAFarmers and Mechanics Bank at Detroit,Mich-
igan, throw some little light upon this subject;
July 8, 1836.
SDear Sir-You will be informed by the Treasury
'Department that the Indian Department will have
occasion, between this and the 1st of October, for
from seven to eight hundred thousand dollars at De-
troit; and Mr Harris informed me yesterday that he
should want from two hundred to two hundred and
fifty thousand dollars of the amount in specie. To
meet this, it has occurred to me that you will have
to kend abroad fb-"specie. I have, therefore, thought
proper to inform you that gold, in almost any quantity,
Eatbe had at the Bank of America, at New York, which
has been received from France, and is under the con-
fil of the Treasury Departmeit; and I would recom-
mend that the two deposit banks at 'Detroit unite
together, and send to New York and obtain TWO on
THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS, with which to
meet the wants of the Indian Department. It will
be GOOD POLICY for the banks to do so, as it will be
aiding in carrying out one of the permanent measures
of the Administration-that of circulating gold.
'If you should conclude to adopt these suggestions,
.please inform me, and I will obtain such instructions
as will enable you to obtain the gold without difficul-
tly. 'Yours, truly,
R. M. WHITKEY.
from same to same-Extract from a letter, dated Ju-
S"Dear Sir-*** ,There is about four millions dol-
tlars arrived, and to arrive, of the French indemnity
mo ney, whidh the government with to have distributed
throughout the country; and it is expected that the de-
posite banks will lend their aid in doing it."
R. M. WHITNr r.
.Joasn A- WLis, Esq.
It appears front these letters that it was never the
intention oftlhe Government to give the benefit of
this gold to-its eql owners. It was imported at the
expense ef the dai giants, to be circulated through the
cqintrykt aid of .th, Drposite Bawkgfand to swell
the( 0 w of the 'administration. Jet us hear no.
more trom the GLOBiE o the INTEYTIONs of the Go-
vern meit in favor of the claimants. Let us hear no
,.mere ofthe Deposite Banks in this city having be-
tra ed tkeirtri it in, not paying the indemnity in
Gold. : Such a chargewas made against them by Mr
Josalyw, at the meeting last week at Faneuil Hall.-
We- are no friend aof the Deposite Banks, but we
bet~ liv ta tWi i&cee it was the GoAer n cnt which
betrayed its trust--and not the Banks.
J4 r4lip- Usher.-There is a story of Archbiabsop
XUthiiMlthat.be .went about and visited his clergy
unexpectedly, and saw how they were employed,
knd how _their flocks fared. It is said that on one
occasion he went in diguise, and begged alms at the
durate's house. .Thb curate was out uponhis duy ;
but lir pu4 tin wife soundly lectured the old man,
though l e. gave.hirim relief. "For shame, old man,
PR VDENCE JOURNAL. ,
'THUR AY MORNING, JUNE 1, 1837, c
WHBI TATE CON VENTIONV.
Ke Whig M men f the severaltwans in the Slate, T
are requested to elect Delegats to tWiConvention to be
held in Newport, on WEDNESDAY EVENING, the 21st
of FJune inst. for the purpose of nominating candi- b(
dates to represent this State in the 25th Congress qf the n
United States. It is highly important that every town w
in the State befully represented in said Convention.- c
Each town will elect as many delegates as it is entitled c
to Representatives in the General Assembly. o
THE BOSTON BANKS AND THE PROVI- a
DENCE BANKS. w
It appears by an advertisement in the Boston pa-
pers, that the bills of a large number of the Provi-
dence Banks are not received in payment or deposit
by the Suffolk Bank of that City. Should any olie
imagine from this, that the bills of the rejected Banks
are not entitled to fully as much confidence as those
of the Bank that rejects them, he would be led into
an error. The returns of the Banks in this City
have always shown a greater amount of means in pro-
portion to their liabilities, than those of any other in-
stitutions with whose condition we have been ac-
quainted. In particular are the bill holders protect-
ed from any possible loss. The entire Capital of the
Banks is pledged for the redemption of their circula-
tion; and few of them circulate over twenty or thirty
per cent upon their capital; some of the largest scarce
ten. In addition to all this, in all the new Banks, the
private property of the stockholders is held, and as
nearly all our men of wealth hold phares in them,
almost the entire property of the State may be said
to be pledged for the redemption of its Bank circula-
tion. The Banks are, by law, prohibited from circu-
lating more than the amount of their capital, so that
the suspension of specie payments which would other-
wise remove the great check upon their issues, will
not enable them to flood the country with a greater
amount of paper than its business requires. We may
safely assert then that the Banks of this plaee are
as secure as human foresight and calculation can
At a time like the present, when the Banks in all
parts of the Country are involved in a common mis-
fortune, and have begp|ompelled to assume an atti-
tude in which they require the support and forbear-
ance of the public to maintain them; we regret ex-
tremely to see any of them adopt measures which
show a want of confidence in each other. Such a
course towards institutions of undoubted solvency, as
are the Banks of this State, is not only unjust, but
suicidal, and must recoil upon its originators. Was
it the object of the advertisement alluded'to merely
to convey to the public a desirable item of informa-
tion, the natural course would seem to be to publish
the names of those Banks whose bills were receivable
instead ofthose whose bills were not reeeivable-or
at any rate if the latter were spread before the pub.
lic, to publish also the reason of their rejection, and
not leave an unjust inference to be drawn as to their
credit. The object of this course is generally sup-
posed to be, to drive'the banks into a measure which
has been proposed to them, but which they have,
with one or two exceptions, rejected-to pay interest
on balances held by each other; thus if ohe bank has
presented a greater amount of its bills than it can re-
deem in the bills oftthe bank making the, demand-it
was proposed that it should pay interest on the bal-
ance until it might be able to meet them. The ob-
jections to this proposition were two; jfit, that two
or three banks might in a short time, put the whole
of their funds into bank notes, and thus have their
whole capital at interest uponn Bank security. while
nary risk of commercial paper; second; that the in-
ducement to relieve the community by discounting
business paper, would be in a great degree removed,
as the banks would be compelled to.pay the same n-
terest that they received, and would have noLhing'
a compensation for the risk incurred.
Again we say that the condition of our Banks is
fully equal to that of any moneyed institutions in the
Country; and we have no doubt that upon a notice
of sixty days, they might resume specie payments
with perfect convenience to themselves.
Mr LINDSLEY, agent for the Washington National
Monument Society, is in town, and will wait on the
citizens for such contributions as they may be dispos-
ed to make to so laudable and patriotic a purpose.
It is intended to publish the names of subscribers,
when the returns are completed, and to deposit the
subscription'books in the Monument.
Westward Hio!-Emigration with a vengeance -
Letters received in this city, dated Buffalo, 22d May,
state that six steamboats, and other numerous craft,
left there that day, carrying four thousand emigrants
into the lap of the fast growing Prairie States of the
The letters also state, that a vast proportion of the
number is from our own State, This fact strikes us,
we confess, with some surprise-and we see no
means of accounting for it, otherwise, than that the
horrors of misgovernment have prostrated the enter-
prize and energies of our own citizens, arid led them
to seek a home in the Western Valleys, where our
political rulers have not yet been able to'concentrate
their forces enough to carry out the work of political
ruin upon the "perish credit, perish commerce" prin-
ciple; though we fear they will be obliged to go to
the Rocky Mountains, to escape the malice of that
organ ofdestruction,"the Van Buren party."-N. Y.
The Sp.cie CircWar.-The Specie Circular,,as we
happen to know, was the work, and the sole work,
so far as its inception and composition were concern-
ed, of Col. Thomas H. Benton. The proposition
was first submitted by him to the Senate, by which
-body, with the exception of his ownlrote, it was
unanimously rejected. Immediately after the ad-
journment of Congress in July last, Benton wrote
the Circular, and persuaded Jackson to compel
Woodbnry to sign it, and send it forthwith the same
?'care and speed and the same despotic authority
with which Haman caused the mandate of Ahasue-
rus, directing the murder of the chosen people, to be
dispatched through the -hundred and twenty and
seven provinees of the Persian empire.-JV. Y. Con
Latest form Tampa Bay.-By the Jacksonville
Courier to the 18th. it would appear the Indians
have all left the country of Florida about the Suwan-
nee-and Withlacoochee rivers, and that they are
now nearly all encamped in the neighborhood of
Tampt, lake Monroe, and Cedar Swamps. 'he
unmfrsi are nnt eAenA in snd Alnthint in ^mawlVd.4' IP-
RELEASE OF AMERICAN V S. -
Latest from A.xIeco.-By advices at New Orlean ai
omr Mexico to 6th 'May, we learn that the neV,
abinet'%ad been organized; and that Gen. Guada -
oupe rVictoria has been appointed commander o f
Lera Cruz; and Gen. Vicente Filisola had arrived
[ Matamoras togke part in the new expedition t.o
'exas. -This aipntment is against the interest 'of
anta Anna and to conciliate the republicans.
The American vessels detained at St. Jago have
een permitted to go to sea. The Matamoras Jour-
al says it was done because the American slo'op-of-
car off the coast having taken her departure, the
ause of the detention and the embarrassments of
commerce had ceased. The Mercurio of Mataruoras
f May 5th, says the Texians had made an assault
pon Bexar, set fire to the town and retreated. This
Iludes to an affair probably, the details of which
re have before received. The wounded captain of
ie Independence and Col. Wharton, had been con-
eyed to head-quarters at Matamoras by order of the
ommander-in-chief, who treated them with the ut-
nost humanity. It is stated that the passengers and
rew of the captured American vessel Julius Cwsar,
ad been condemned to death as Pirates. Captain
liguel Andrade of the Tampico regiment, is-said to
ave performed progidies of valor. On the 1st of May,
nith 40 soldiers, he attacked 600 Indians near Anac-
as, whom he drove back to the Colorado,. losing;
however, 31 of his number killed and wounded-
lanta Anna, it is said, will be tried as a traitor, for
rhich purpose Bustamente is collecting all the doc-
ments of his correspondence with Texas and the
A convoy of a million and a half dollars in spetie
prevented from reaching Tamipico by the troubles at
an Louis Potosi,, 'has been sent back to Mexico.-
'his is a sad disappointment to the merchants of
few Orleans, who expected to receive half a mil-
on of it. General Montezuma had placed himself
t the head of the government of San Louis, and
completely beaten General Amdrade at the head of
00 government troops. Montezuma's forces are
tated at over 1000 men. Bustamente's cabinet are
11 staunch Centralists. Senors Tornel and Corvo
ave fallen. It is thought that Santa Anna missed
t in pot going directly to the capital, as Tornel had
prepared matters to insure his restitution to the Presi-
ency. Caro Martinez, Santa Anna's former secre-
ary, is now busily at work at the capital plotting
is destruction. A general amnesty is proclaimed
or all exiled Mexicans except Generals Mexia, Fra-
ias, and the ex-governor of Conhuila and Texas.- -
Iravo has leftlthe army and gone to the capital.
There arrived at New Orl.ans the 20)th and 21st,
ist. $204,498 in specie, from Lonisville, Kentucky,
lavana, Tampico, Matamoras, &c.
A slip from the New Orleans Cammercial Bulletin
of May 23d, says that there has been received at that
Office a correct statement of the capture of the Ju-
lius Caesar, signed by all the passengers who were on
board at the time she was taken by the Mexicans;"
this was to be published the next day,
The New Orleans Bee of the 22d of May, makes
the following remarks respecting this capture.
"The intelligence from Mexico is calculated in
some measure to calm the public mind. The capture
of the American schooner Julius Caesar was probably
made through mistake, as there is a Texan vessel of
the same name and description. But if it be true
that her passengers and crew are sentenced to death
as pirates, should that sentence be carried into effect,
should a single individual found on board that vessel
lose his life by a Mexican executioner, the vengeance
that will be taken upon Mexico, will form one of the
most important passages in her history. And yet the
permission given to American vessels to leave the
Mexican ports, particularly those loaded with specie,
of which a very considerable quantity has been re-
ceived here, shows the wisdom and prudence which
direct the views of the new President; for there is
no doubt that permission for those vessels to depart
was given by his command. We hope that mutual
concessions on the part of two republics heretofore
tiiendly will revive former relations of amity and
good will, which ought never to have been disturbed."
We copy for future use, the subjoined piece rela-
tive to the motions and causes of motions in persons
and things, and a new method of ascertaining the na-
ture, seat, and remedies of diseases, without a previ-
ous three years' preparatory study, and the intense
subsequent application of one's life-time to the pur-
suit. Some may be disposed to think it savors of a
fish story, and others may be inclined to view it in-
'L"*A9o =_ t' anr 'p __"_'_-~ ... the rapid
progress made of late, in the study of the "Science of
Human Life," so many never-failing universal Pana-
ceas and Catholicons, in the shape of syrups, tinc-
tures, pills, powders, and boluses have been discover-
ed, that it would be rash indeed, to presume to fix
limits to human investigations.
S From the New-York Courier and Enquirer.
Motions and their Causes in Animate and Inanimate
.Matter, and in the Mechanic Arts-Electro-Galvanic
Symptoms and Electro-Magnetic Remedies in Chronic
Diseases.-The reading public have seen the notices
of the recent experiments of Ehrenberg and Cross, in
which some of the lower order of animals were pro-
duced by electricity, from a fluid containing silex
and muriatic acid ; they have also seen the notices of
the late discoveries ot Davenport and Cook in an
We are now to notice further discoveries by these
invisible agents-they are the motions, and the cau-
ses of motion in animals, and of animals, in and of
inanimate and animate matter, and in the mechanic
rtits, and also of electro-galvanie symptoms and elec-
tro-magnetic remedies in chronic diseases. H. H.
Sherwood, M. D. of Cincinnati, has been investiga-
ting these subjects many years, and describes and
demonstrated these motions in a great variety of
'ases, so as to leave no doubt on the mind whatever.
They ate the push and pull, or pull and push mo-
"ions, and are the motions of electricity, galvanism,
and magnetism, and produce all the motions in na-
ture. We need not dilate on the importance of these
discoveries, they will he understood by scientific
men throughout the world. A new era hasbegun.
The most important part of these discoveries which
will be immediately felt by the community, are the
new symptoms and remedies in chronic diseases.-
We have seen the.Dr. detect disease in a variety of
pases where it was affecting the different organs and
limbs, with the most perfect ease, without any previ-
qus knowledge of them, and these symptoms are no
doubt invariable. Indeed they are such as to require
:io previous knowledge of the disease necessary, and
are demonstrated in such a way as to give confidence
qo the patient in the certainty of the diagnosis or the
nature of the disease and the organs affected, and
form a wide contrast with the uncertainty attending
!he old or conkmon symptoms. He shows the biod
formed on the principles of the galvanic battery for
-lh production of motion by the electro-galvanic flu-
jd, and when chronic enlargements on the organs and
lirmbd arise, one of the motions (the repulsions and
iepansions) prevail in the organ or limb over the
other motions (the attractions and contractions.) To
cure the disease in any of the organs or limbs, the
most safe and simple means are adopted.. They are,
we learp, electro-magnetic remedies consisting of a
preparation of gold, made and maintained in a nega-
tire state, and a preparation of iron made and main-
tained in a positive state. They reverse the order of
motions in the organs or limbs when the attractive
-and contractions prevail over the repulsions and ex-
pansions; without any restrictions in diet or other
means 1he reduction commences immediately.and in
a few'weeks all the cases (with few exceptioein
the last stage) are entirely and permanently cured.-
These results have attended the cases in this city,
and cases analogous are detailed in a small popular
work published by Dr. Sherwood.
The Dr. has been travelling several months, visit.
The following remarks relative to the "Key West
Fever,' are extracted from Number 7 of a very inter-
esting series of "Sketches of flyida," by Dr.. B.
Strobel, which are communicated, for publication, to
the Charleston Courier. Though, as our calendar
makers say, calculated for that meridian, they will, in
all material points, as regards the second cause spoken
of, do for any of the New.England States.
"Key West was undoubtedly very sickly in the
year 1829. A large majority of the inhabitants were
affected by bilious remittent fever, and many died.
These deaths may in a great measure be attributed
to two causes. One great, and perhaps the chief
cause of fatality, was the exposed and intemperate
lives of those who suffered. The population is a
transient one. Whenever a wreck or the crew of a
wreck is brought down, a number ef individuals
are thrown into the place who are very careless of
themselves; many of them regardless how and
where they sleep; others being strangers to the
climate, are too apt to indulge in the use of ardent
spirits. The wreckers themselves, who are employ.
ed for months on the reef, living well, and deprived
in a great measure of spirits, and an opportunity to
dissipate, while so circumstanced, enjoy excellent
health, and become very robust. But no sooner do
they fall in with a wreck, then the scene and their
course of life is changed,-they are busily engaged
for three or four days relieving the wrecked vessel,
and when she or her cargo is brought to Key West,
they labor all day under a. tropicarsun,, and "keep
it up" for the best part of the night. Often have I
seen these men lying out at night in a heavy shower
of rain. It is no wonder that they should get sick
even in healthy seasons, much less is it a matter of
surprise that they should be swept away by prevail,
ing disease. I must here be permitted to offer my
experience, respecting the use of'ardent spirits in
warm climates. The fever of 1829, swept like a
desolating plague, among those who were addicted
to the free use of strong drink-their cases were
almost hopeless from the beginning; and even
where they did not sink under the immediate effects
of the fever, they only recovered to drag on a inisera-
ble existence, which was generally terminated by
liver complaint, dropsies, &c. Of all the drunkards
then on the Key, one only survived on the first of
January, 1833 ;-a miserable monument of the effects
of ardent spirits.
Another cause of the fatality of the fever in the
year 1829, must be sought in the bad treatment that
was pursued. When 1 arrived at the Key, the prin-
cipal practice was in the hands of a French Quack,
who was by trade a Segar Maker. This man having
read Leroy's Book, had undertaken to compound a
medicine in imitation. The following was some-
thing like the recipe:
Pulv. Rhei one handful,
Tart. Ant. one handful,
Folii Senne two ditto.
The whole to be put in a large pot, and boiled for
half an hour. Dose from a table spoonful to a wine
glass full. With this compound he undertook to
cure all diseases. As for Tonics, Diaphoretics, Blis-
ters, the Lancet, &c. they did not enter into his Ma-
teria Medica. I cannot forego an anecdote, calcula.
ted to show the ignorance of this man, and the blind-
ness and infatuation, which will sometimes induce
the public to trust their lives in the hands of ignorant
pretenders. The Quack being more confident of the
sanative virtues of his own remedies, than physicians
generally are, took it perseveringly for three days to
cure a fever. At the experation of that time, from
the inordinate quantity of Tartar Emetic which he
had taken, he was seized with violent spasms. A
physician who was then on the Key, was sent for.-
A Dover's Powder was administered; and a Mustard
Plaister applied over hn the region of the stomach,
which soon relieved him. On the next morning the
following conversation took place-.
Quack-Eh bein! Monsieur de Docteur. I am
very glad you come to dis place; I understand you
are not de Calomel Docteur.
Doctor-Whoever told you so, is mistaken; I give
Calomel, and freely too, when I deem it necessary.
Quack--(starting back about three paces) Mon Dieu !
Mon Dieu You shall not tell me so Do you know
what de Calomel is made of?
Doctor-(who was a Quiz) no Sir! I do not, but I
shall be happy to know-can you tell me ?
Quack-Oui Monsieur, it is made of de dead men's
bones, and is a poison by Gar.
Such men as this, by inveighing against Calomel,
when they even do not know its component parts,
but much less its properties; and by flattering the
superstition and prejudices of the ignorant, get into
practice, while men of real merit, are left to starve.
With such an ignnramur as_ thi,. paetinin0 tanon the
ed most patients, the disease or the Doctor. One
more anecdote, and I am done .with Monsieur Le
Docteur, for the present. In addition to practising
medicine, he kept a Coffee Room and Billiard Table.
I recollect seeing the following bill, which he pre-
sented to a getleman:
1829 To O.
July 1, To I Cup Coffy,
"3, To 1 Vomite,
6, To 4 Games Billiards,
8, To 1 Purgatif,
P. Q DR.
There are two classes of persons who have materi-
ally injured the reputation of Key West for health';
its enemies and its friends. Its friends by conceal-
ing the truth, and its enemies by exaggerating it;
whilst the former have represented it a terrreatrial
Paradise, the latter have made it a Golgotha. Both
have erred ; the truth lies between extremes. There
can be no doubt that, in ordinary seasons, Key West
may be considered as a healthy place; whilst on the
other hand, ithas its sickly seasons. I am happy to
add that experience proves, that as improvements
are made, the disease assumes a milder form, and is
less fatal. 1 have never seen a case of Yellow Fever
originated at Key West."
There is no example, we dare to assert, in all the
records of history, of a nation being subjected to so
sudden, universal and disastrous a reverse in its
affairs, as has overtaken this unfortunate country
within the last few months, by the ignorance, per-
versity and mismanagement of its own Government
-not indeed of its Government in the true sense of
the term-but of a single branch of it, having no
legal or constitutional right to act by itself, and act-
ing not only not in concurrence with, but in lawless
and reckless opposition to, the will of the other co-
ordinate branches. The misfortunes of the country
have, in fact, been inflicted on it by the-exercise of a
pure Despotism under the forms of a free Govern-
ment. The storm, though long foreseen by. careful
observers, has burst so suddenly upon the people,that
they stand amazed at the ruin, by which they have
been. overwhelmed without the slightest warning
from those who have been its architects.
The condition ofthe United States, up to the fatal
period when Gen. Jackson commenced his series of
usurpation and follies called the Eperiment,might be
compared to that of a glorious ship, richly freighted,
under Cull sail, with bright skies and aa&voring wind,
careering over the waves to her destined port, her
joyous crew radiant with hope and confidence. In a.
moment has this gallant bark been struck 'down by
an overwhelming storm, and, before a sail could be
furled, thrown broadside on the raging main, her
mauls shivered into splinters, and her astounded crew
'dinimg to the rigging fbr life. Just so sudden and
vrwhelming is the crashing and astounding ruin
brought on the country, by the commandsjf our ship
, of State having been trusted to incompetent hands,
governed 4by a stubborn and headstrong will.
But if the suddenness of the calamity that has be
lhthos dieuntry be:astoundinig, the frmness and
respect for the laws, and for public order, with which
the sholk has been borne, is the most gratifying trait
in the character of the American people that has ever
I- -A _21P I 1 k -
From the-New York American.
BEAUTIES OF TBa GLoBE.-This being the official
month-pieie of President Vant Buren,/we feel it due
to those of our readers, who do not see that paper, to
lay before them occasionally some of its doctrines,
leaving them to make their own comments, Our
extracts are from Thursday, Friday, and Saturday's
A. Fable.-When bet ts lived in communities the
Fox became a merchant. The king of beasts suffer-
ed him to make hid own weights and measures. .Not
being able to get rich fast enough to satisfy his cupidi-
ty, upon an exchangeof commodities at a reasonable
profit, he set himself about accomplishing it by false
weights and measures: He haed alat many weights
laying upon his counter; and of the same denomina-
tions, some were heavier and some lighter. The
heavier weights werf used in buying; the lighter in
selling. He had also a yard stick, which became
longer or shorter iniperceptibly to the beholder, by
touching certain concealed springs. It was made
longer when he went to buay, and shorter when he
went to sell. He had a half bushel, with a second
bottom so contrived that it would be made to rise up
or settle down at the option of him who used it.
When he bought, it would settle dowI so as to con-
tain an eighth more than a half bushel. When he
sold, it would rise so as to admit an eighth less. By
thus changing the standard of weight and measures,
the Fox became exceedingly rich, bought extensive
lands, built magnificent houses, and made hundreds
of other beasts work for him and give all their labor
to support him in fraud and luxury.
.Moral.-The banks,and the merchants who man-
age them, furnish the country with its standardof
value, which they are permitted to make more or less
valuable at will. By increasing the bank notes in
circulation they lessen their value, and by diminish-
ing them they increase their value. Thus they get
rich by making the measure of value longer or short-
er, imperceptibly to the people.
United States Bank.-The Indian tradition of the
extinct mammoth is, that the enormous race destroy-
ed every thing in its way,crushed the trees, devour-
ed the animals, and left man himself no safe habita-
tion but a cave. The Almighty, according to Indian
story, having resolved that the.smaller arid feebler
races should thrive and multiply upon the continent,
and that its plants and trees shou fruitify and adorn
it, hurled his thunderbolts among the mammoths,
and destroyed the whole race except the great bull,
who shook the lightning from his horns, and leaped
from the summit of the Alleghany beyond the great
lake, leaving all this fine region to the dominion of
man. The civilized race of the present, it seems,
are not so fortunate as their barbarous predecessors;
they have a new sort of mammoth grown up among
them, not less voracious than the old race, and head-
ed by an old bull who is not likely to take the leap of
his prototype. If well rid of him, it is probable the
people might contrive to manage the rest.
The bankers accuse the Government of indiscretion
in trusting them. True, its "pockets are fall," or ought
to be; but, unfortunately, it suffered the bankers to
hold its pockets. These politic holders have closed
them up, and now tell the Government, it shall not
have a dollar of its own money. By the time Gov-
ernment gets its pockets open again, it is doubted by
some whether any of its money will be found, as
there is some suspicion that th. pocket-holders have
lent it out to merchants proper, and merchant spe6u-
lators; or, in some cases, perchance, transferred to
their own pockets.
Combinations."-Which is the worst: "a combi-
nation" of men to increase the pe of labor, or "a
combination" of men not to pay their debts
A few months ago some of the workingmen df
New York combined together for the purpose of in-
creasing the'price of their labor; and, if we recollect
aright, were prosecuted and punished far it. The
Trades Unions are now in some papers a standing
theme of denunciation.'
The bankers of New York combined together for
the purpose of sustaining each other in setting the
laws at defiance, and refusing to pay their debts, and
the Mayor of the city called out the military to protect
The common people are punished for combining to
get more wages, although nobody is obliged to em-
ploy them ; but our paper-money barons are protect.
ed by military force in refusing to pay those very
people their hard earnings !
The time was in England when a lord could kill a
common man if he wa prepared to pay his price,
while the common man was hanged for shooting a
rabbit on the lord's lands..
Are we not practising upon the same principle in
the exemptions and pnilveges extended to our lords,
the bankers ?
^ '* .. *
Rural Felicity in the West.-The prairies of Illi.
nois are so levelled and free from obstructions, that.
after turning the first furrow, the ploughman seats
himselfon his plough, which is guided by wheels,
and rides for miles without the least trouble. It is
-not uncommon to see one, lolling at his ease, read-
ing some book, or hddling for his own amusement
and that of his oxen. Who would'nt be a farmer
Ms. EoDi--o-There seets to be a determination among cer
tain persons to make the public believe that' am continually
destroying vast numbers of the human family y the steam of
hot water, or the poisonous effects of capeme and tlla. Almost
every day there appears to be a new report put In circulation.
like the following, vi: that a child has been steamed to death
-that some person has died under the operation of the lobelia,
or what is quite as probable, that the cayenne has operated like
poisonous minerals, and destroyed not only the coating of the
stomach, but the very stomach itself.
Now be it kaown to all persons, that each, and all, of the
above report are entirely FALI,, and without the least fonda-
tion, as no person, either man, woman or child, has died at my
Infirmary, which is certainly somewhat remarkable, as it has
been continually crowded with patient, and many of the most
desperate class. Not a week has passe for considerable time,
but that I have been compelled to refim several applications.
for admittance, which I hope will not be the case In future, as
I have just completed several improvements n the establish-
ment. J. A. BROWN, B. T. P.
NEW ORLEANS, May 23.-Cotton--Sales yesterday were:
21 bales Mississippi'9c; 7 do do 81; 2 do Mobile 8; 111 do do 10.
GEORGETOWN, D. C., May 29.-The Flour market re-
mains nearly stationary, though a better feeling begins to exist
among both buyers and sellers. We do not alter our last quo-
NEW YiRK, May 30.-Stocks are lower. Bills on Eglad
hardly show themselves for one prime Bill 15 -premium is
asked, but a purchaser has not been readily found. We quote
,Ial5 prem.. There have beenasles of foreign Rye, from 50 to
60,000 bu. at 75a80 cts.' Flour is'quite s w1ll" as at the close
of last week. Cotton is for the day quiet. Mess Pork $18a19-
there is very little change inmany kind of provisions. Whiskey
has advanced to 30c. sates In bbis, ca~h.
There is great anxiety for the arrival of the packets, that the
worst may be-known. There have been no failures here of
consequence, since the suspension of specie payments, though
we do not fhd that the banks have enlarged their accommo-
dations much, if at all. Money is gradually getting easier, from
the reduction of business.
Aocrrow SA.Ls.--slinas-90 days-1500 qr boxes huneb,
Huelen's brand, 36a40 cts; 625 half do 60a621c; 150 do 132at35c;
1600 do Muscatel 75a78c; 70 half do 39c; 59 do Cluster 61c; 160
half boxes in layers61c. Almonds-95 boxes Jordan shelled
14a16 cts. ,oifee--150 bags ~avana, 8a8j cents. Ruoo
puneheons N. 0. 34a36c; 50 s dse 3 34c, cash. Brandy-
5half pipes, 80c, cash. Wtne-5 bf pipes red, 5c, cash. Mo-
lasses--5 hhds Trinidad, S6 ;e; 30 brs Nr O. 34e, and 90
days. 8ngar-25 bhds N. 0. 4c; 5 de 5ac, cash. Beans- 11
bags white; 15c, cash. Tobacc9-30 bales Havana, 31al6 cta;
S10 do 8le; 200 kegs manufactured 41e, cash.
STrocx-Sales 2.5 shares U S Bank 04; 30 do dr 105; 95 do
do 1031; 50 do Delaware & Hudson 72; 100 do do 72; 50 do
Boston & Worcester R R 92; I86 do o 92; 33 do do 9S; 80 do
New York, Prov & Boston R R 42; L. IslandjR R 63a62.
NEW YORK CATTLE MARKET, May 9.-Beeves-The
supplies amounted to 550 head, nearly all of which- were Make.
at prides ranging from 87 a i10, averaging 9 per cwt. T
Cattle were generally ofa good quality.
Sheep--70 at market,all sheared-they were sold at S9a3 7S.
Cows and Calves-100 head at market, about 80 of which
were disposed of at $90 a 45 each.
Hay and Straw-Good supplies obotbh. Sales of May at 87jc
a f e t cwt. and Straw. t 50 a 4 per hundrd iboljes.
BOSTONs AUCTrtIN SALES, May S.-Coffe, Rio, fkr,
160 bags, 9c per Ib, 3 m. Sugar, Poto Reo, 5M bbis, 7hl.
Sa4 mo. Raisins, Ma1aga, 75 cas, 60 a 3 75 percask, 3aXi
i90do9 75 a1 9s,cash. Git, e(UsIs, ISe per sail. cac -
Tea, Souchong, 9 chests, 2I014;9 per Ib, ash. Molasses, or-
dtiary, 10 hhds 27al per gall. cash. Smoking Pipes, 100 bxs
TD(3 grosseach) I 45 per box, cash. Vinegar, 96 bbls 8c per
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PORT OF PROVIDENCE.
S" R' IV D
S "WEDNESDAY, May 31.
'1If4k Milton, Greenlav, Eastport. l, .,th
Bobr Gedrge Henry, Burns, tharleston via Fall River, with
18 lies cotton and lumber, to order.
bbr Ann Rebecca, Winder, Rappahnnock, 950 bshels,
cori Wgft Bowers & Co.'
"-- Amphitrite, Allen, Philadelphia, 112 ton9s .oal to H C
Bchr Banch, Wyllie, Philadelphia. 68 tH.s coal to G W
-teiabnauer. Spokeo this morning, offlBock IWand, schr Or-
bit, from Philadelphb* for Glouceiter.
S Schr Wave, Baker, Philadelphia, 143 tos codw toG W Stein-
haner. Spoke, 3ith, off Montaug, scbs leapor, ft Edenton
for New Bedford. ,
8chr Savannah. Gurney, Eastport,-lumtber.
S loop Amity, 'lhurisin, Fbiladolphia, 96 tns coal to G W
Sloop Hope 8& umaaaiOndleY, Dennis, flih.
Sloop Herald, Brown, WWW York, mdze to 8 &f W Foster
Wheaton & Anthony, okray 4 Brown, Manton & HallUt,
Send, cement0o tW Bradford, and hay to master.
.l.a.. Mary, rown, Fall River.
S.le eItep BmY Ann Gavitt, South Kingttown.
SSloop s Be Iry,Watden,Newpiort.
Sopsbat Massachusetts, Comstock, New York.
Ste-a boatKing Philip, Borden, Fall River.
FroW w w eirwiapndts.
FALL RIVER, May 30th.-Atr opJos ph Brown, Brown,
.~ew Tork. .
At ilNew Bedford, 3thb, soop B D Jrom; West, hence.
At Newport, 2804 ship Pactolus, Wise, 26 days from Mobile,
b., found to Liverpool; put in for.repars, having injured her rad-
At Newport, 29th, brig Polfnd, Gadner, Savannah.
SAt Portland, Mthbrl Magnolia, Hamilton, Matanzas. Be-
low, 9thi brig T'mllm ge, Vising, A .*Clpes.
At Boston, 30tbh, hip CaIetol, tdrige, St Croix vi or.-
folk; brigs Black lack hawk, Baker, Pto abello Splendid Me
Eenaie, Pitou; Two Sisters, Parkinson, New Orleins; Mont-
eello, Robison, Thomaston for N Orleans; schie Mogul, Col-
l-Whan, Matanzas; Factor, Young, do; Moro,Blancbrd, from
O eoretown, S C. CMOld bark Chief, ldridge, Churl Iton.
AtNew York, 29th, ship Saratoga, Uatlaway New rlneabs;
elbr-Ptutub, Rogers, Guaynilla. COld ship Alabama, erri, N
Arr 30tb, ship John W Cater, Crane, Kingiton, Jam. Be-
low, 3.Dutch brigs. VCld ships Superior M'Ewen, Liverpool
and Canton,; Celia, Miner, Savannah; schr Mary Jane, Pope,
At Peiladelpgbia, SBth, brig Eagle, Martin, Ca4iz; schr Urna-
Ia, Lawrence, New York; 29th, brigs Ann & Laeh, Booth, La-
'gra; D)elaware, Wilson, Havana..
Bihed from Baltimore, 97th, schr Planet, Baker, Providence.
Sailed from Richmond, 27th, schr Eliza, Providence.
Wailed from:Edenton, a5th, schr Mary Ann, Providence.
At Wilmington, 17th, brig Laurel, Finch, 4,t for ft Croix.
Adv at Charleston, 22d, brig Arabian, Gardner, mobile and
New Orleans. .
At New Orleans, S2d, brig Harriet Brainard, Thompson, fm
Charleston via Key West.
Arr at 'Pictou, 19th, brige Joseph, Smith, Boston; Pandora,
Shepard,do; Pavo, Harding, Nsw York; schr Proxy, Hatch,
koston. CId brig Montano, Gray, New York. Sailed, schrs
osaio, Sears, Portsmouth; Superior, Dyer, Boston. Going in,
Brig Lucy, of Portsmouth. lying al Commercial wharf, arriv-
ed here April S24th, from New Orleans, Ball master. Brig Lu-
cy, of Portsmouth, from Havana, Carter master, is still missing.
-Boeton Daily advertiser.
FOR NEW YORK-THlIS DAY, June I, at 4 r a.
FARE $5 A"D FOUWD.
The steam boat MASSACHUSETTS,
SCat. J. J. Comstock, will leave the Rail
Road Depot, India Point, as above.
The -RHODE ISLAND will leave on
The steamboat KINGSTON, Capt. Pot-
ter, will leave Providence on Sunday,June
4th, at 7 o'clock a x : returning, will leave
Newport at 5 .
Monday a"d Tuesday, will leave Providence at 8 A M, and
Newport at M. 4 x
Wednesday, will make a fishing Excursion, leaving Provi-
dence at 7" A i, and Newport at 5 P a, touching at Bristol each
lTuriday and Friday, leave Providence at 8 A. M, and New-
port at 4 r .
On Saturday, (to accommodate those who attend yearly meet.
ing) will leave Providence at 2 3 and Newport at 5 o'clock.
After which, until further notice, the Boat will leave Provi-
dence daily at 7 o'clock A m, and Newport at 5r x. j I
FOR PICTOU, N. S.-To sail To-morrow.
_H The brig ROMULUS, Capt. Walthman, will sail as
above. For passage, apply on board or to
SCARLO MAURAN, 99 South Water st.
P HI BETA KAPPA.-A special meeting of the Phi Beta
Kappa Society of Brown University for the election of
j aiaor members, and other business which may legally be done,
will to held in the Philosophical Hall, THIS DAY, June 1st,
&.e4lf pas've s M. Punctual attendance is requested.
y order of the Vice President:
jl A. CASWELL, Cor. 8ec'rya
O- THE PUBIAC.-Mr J. RED, formerly of the Mansion
SHouse of this city, has taken the WALL- STREET
WOUSE, corner of Broadway and Wall street, New York,
where he will be happy to accommodate those who may favor
ilm with their patronage. From the long experience in his
business, he feels assured that the exertion on his part will not
tail to please transient or permanent Boarders. 3wd jl
I DANCING AND WALTZING ACADEMY-CITY HO-
TEL.--MRS. X., J. WILLIAMS, Professor, respectfully
acquaints her friends and the public, that her quarter commen-
ces on the 14th ofJune. Days of attendance Wednesdays and
Saturday, *-. x., from 3 o'clock until 5. For terms, please call
on Mrs. W.ather residence, 64 Washington street, or at t.he
Hall on days of tuition. Mrs. Williams will give lessons to la-
dies at their respective dwellings, if desired, and also begs to
a tate that every exertion will be made on her part to have those
entrusted to her care, proficient. dtf jel
t1)o GRASS CLOTH JACKETS, brown and white,
own imptratiton, for sale by --
JI BUTTS Ak LOCKWOOD, 9 Arcade. '
BLUE SILK CANTON CAMBLET, for children's sum-
B mer clothing, may be found at
.jl BUTTS & LOCKWOOD'S, 9 Arcade.
D RIED APPLES-2000 Ibs. just received by
jI R. C. READ & CO. 2 Washington Row.
SARD-5 bbls. and 65 kegs, for sale by
jl R. C. READ & CO. 2 Washington Row.
SOOD NEWS.--JOHXNB. CHACk has Just received a lot
XX of box Herring, of the same winning order he formerly
advertised as being most poetically "streaked with floating
STARCH.-20 bbll Colgate's Starch; 25 do Hallet's superfine
Starch ;50 do fine do, for sale by
jl JAS. G; ANTHONY, 8 S. Water street. -
t OAF SUGAR.-15 boxes Loaf and-Lump Sugar, just re-
L ceived and forrsale by GEO. S. RATHBONE. jl
.JiH'AY.-16,000 Ibs North River screwed Hay, landing this
HJr morning from sloop Herald, forsale by
jl DOCKRAY & BROWN, 28 S. Water st.
0O Casks Nails, assorted sizes, for sale on good terms by
Sjl I DOCKRAY & BROWN.
CORN AFLOAT.-Just received p.r schr Ann Rebecca,
S2500 bushels prime white Maryland Corn, a first rate arti-
cle, for sale by WM. R. BOWERS & CO.
ji 114 S. Water street.
MA ORE PRIZES AT DOYLE'S.-Every drawing brings
M tidings of good cheer to the adventurer.
Drawn numbers of the Alexandria, extra class I-one No. $5.
30 70 20 3-2 61 12 1 75 65 5 15 8
Virginia, Wheeling, class 3-one No. 5.
65 43 74 40 32 18 75 44 23 61 21 38
Prizes cashed and orders immediately answered as confi-
dential, at the corner of College and South Main streets.
jl THOMAS DOYLE.-
SlANAGERS' OFFICE, I
Providence, R. I. May 31st, 1837. j
F. HE following are the drawn numbers in the SCHOOL
l FUND LOTTERY OF RHODE ISLAND, roR THe
Ia2mrIT or PUBLIC sCHOOtL," Class No. 51, 3d Series.
1st 2d 3d 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th
50 49 5 9 19 45 14 43 26
jl JAMES PHALEN & CO., Managers.
AT 2i O'CLOCK, F M. AT NO. 19 SoUTH MIAIN STarnT.
SCHIOOL FUND JlOTTERY, of Rhode Island--Granted by
iS the Legislature at the January Session, 1835, "For the ben-
dlt of Public Schools," Class No. M t3d Series, to be drawn
on Thordany, June 1st, under the ajwerintendence of the
-1 priae of.... 10,000 10 prize of.,.....120
S1 ..............2,000 10............... 100
1 .............. 1554 20 ................ 80
S............. 1500 20............... 60
1.............. 1000 50............... 50
2 ............... 800 80 ............... 40
2 ............... 600 60.............. 30
2............... 500 60............. "20
3 ............... 400 120 ............... 10
4 ..............300 3720................ 6
5............. 200 21240.......... ..... 3
25,490 prizes, amouintfing toe 5,244.
73 numbers-12 dawn ballots.
, -. Wholes E3P-shlares in proportion.
' j j JAMES PHALEN & CO., Managers.
'-iLOOR BOARDS AND TAR.-56,000 steam planed Floor
B Rdl.riA t nhhl Wilminrtm. Tmr. latr r ceaivud nr sh.r
tUPERIOR FIREWORKS.-The subscriber, artist of
]9 NtILO's G aB fr, New York, returns thanks for the flatter-
iqg reception his several Exhibitions of Fireworks received in.
Providence during last season, at the Centennial Anniversary
Commencement, &c. and begs leave to inform his patrons and
friends that he has now on hand an extensive assortment of
every description of Fireworks, which he offers for sale at re-
duced prices, and warrants superior to those of any other Artst.
Applications for Exhibitions for the coming 4th of July, must; be
made as early as possible. All orders addressed to the sub-
scriber and forwarded by mail to the care of Foshay & F111l,
Grocers, 76 Vesey street, New York, will be immediately at-
tended to and the articles sent to any part of the United States.
without delay. HENRY J. S. HALL. istf m-e9
FIRE WORKS! FIRE WORKS!'. FIRE WORKS !-
The subscriber now offers to the public the most extensive-
and varied assortment of Brilliant Fire Works in the UNITrED-
STATES, consisting of several thousand rockets of heavy-
calibre, with rich and fancy headings, wheels ofevery descrip-"
tion,Roman candles, mines, tourbillons, marroons, line pigeons'
saxons, gerbs, Italian streamers, colored fires tor ITHEATRES,
signals for SHIPPING, &c.. &. &c. Also, 58 exhibitions ofr
Brilliant set pieces for ehd aid country displays. Agents in
New York, H. Yvelin, 231 Fulton st., near Greenwich, Lewis
Page & Son, 160 Maiden Lane, Gasner & Youngl 1"3 ChathantL
square or to ISAAO EDGE, Jr. (Pyroechni,)
m9 ji*4w at the Laboratory)ersey City.
N OTICE.-SAmu,- B. U A c and JoSui4. murRUB,
HARTVl CHACz and GZO Bno BrPmINoro, Msanrufloturers
In Company under the firm otChace, Luther & Co., and doing
business at Grafton, in the conuty a' Worcester and Common-
wealth of Massachusetts, have this day assigned all their co-
partnership property and effects for the benefit of theircreditor,
to the subscribers, pursuant to the provisions of ," asct.o said
Commonwealth.eltitled "'an act to regulate the assignment and
distribution ofth property of insolvent debtors.'1;" -
One part of the assignment may be found for: inspetlon main
signatre wit said ;Chace, Luther &. 0o., and anotBer with
the uderned. TRUMAN BECKWITH,
SJERVIS SHOVE, Assignees.
MaS 26,1837. JOHN H. MASON, 5
N. b. 'flse said Assignees have appointed the said Saimuel
B. Chace, Joseph C. Luther, Harvey Chace and George Bffing-
ton, their Agents fur the purpose of taking charge of and man-
aging the property, and settling the concerns of said Chace,
Luther & Company. 13w m29
%T OTICE.--SAMujL I CHAcE and JoszPH' C. 'LUTHRa,
1 *Manpfaeturers in Company under the firm of Chace &
Luther, and doing business at Fall River, in the county of
Bristol and Commonwealth of Massachusetts, have this day as-
signed aH their copartnership property and effects for thebenefit
of their creditors, to the subscribers, pursuant to the provisions
of an act of said Commonwealth, entitled-"an act to regulate
the assignment and distribution of the property of insolvent
debtors." One part of the assignment may be found for in-
spection and signature with said Chace & Luther, and another
with the undersigned.
JERVIS SHOVE, Assignees
May 6, 1837. JOHN H. MASON, .
N. The said Assignees havw appointed the said Samulel
B. Chace and Joseph C. Luther their Agents for the purpose of
taking charge of and managing the property, and settling the
concerns of said Chace & Luther. f3w m29
N OTICE.-The proprietors of the Providence Steam Boat
Co. can dispose of their stock in said Company, at the
office of the Secretary, No. 48 South Water st. m24
"T OST-Or left by mistake somewhere in the city, a roll of
Jl bills containing about 31 dollars. Whoever has found the
same and will leave it at this office, shall -be satisfactorily paid
.for his trouble. dflw m25
N OTICE.-The stockholders of the American Insurance
Company are hereby notified that their annual meeting
will be held at their office on Monday, the 5th of June next, at
4 o'clock p. GIDEON THORNTON, Sec'ry. m31
TURNPIKE NOTICE.-Notice is hereby given that the
annual meeting of the stockholders of the Providence and
Pawcabuck Turnpike Company, will be held at the office of the
American Insurance Co. on Tuesday, the 6th of June next, at
10o'clock x M. A general and punctual attendance is requested.
m31 GIDEON THORNTON, Sec'ry.
pg Qf ~REWARD.-Stolen from the subscriber, on board
3 da schr Columbus, at India Point wharf, on Saturday
night, 27th inst., a Pocket Book containing about two hundred
and fifty dollars, in bills of the Providence and Mechanics
Banks, and, sindry bills, and one note for $16 signed by Jesse .
Wing. Also silver double case and capped Watch was taken
at tine Siine time. The above reward will be given to any per-
son who will give information to W. Humpbry-at R. R. Depot,
or the subscriber, that will lead to the conviction of thief or
thieves. CHRISTOPHER GODFREY. TThs m30
D R. VAN HA;.IBERT'S FEMALE RENOVATING PILLS
D FROM GERMANY.-PR. VAX IAMBERT, Physician
to the German Female Infirmary, having used the above Pills
in his private practice for the last twenty five years, and in the
Female Infirmary under hia care, for the last fifteen, with such
unparalleled success that he feels in duty bound to let the world
and especially the female pat of it, have the benefit of his re-
search and experience. The number of- females admitted an -
nually from different parts of the Kingdom into the Infirmnary
is about 300, all laboring underobstructions, suppressions,greein
sickness, or some irregularity, as maybe seen by the annual re-
port of the Institution. The Pilklinvariably open these obstruct
tions, and bring nature into its proper channel, whereby health
is restored, and the pale and deathly countenance changed to at
healthy one; but these pills should never be taken by a female
in the family way, as they would be sure to cause her to mis
carry. For further particulars see directions accompanying the
Pills. OH. C. VAN HAMBERT, M. B.
Lecturer on diseases of Females and resident Physician to the
Female Infirmary in Germany.
0:rNone genuine without the signature of II C. VAN HAM-
BERT, M. D. on the check stamp round each box.
A few boxes just received, may be had at the sign ofthe Grea
Mortar, Cheapside, of Dr. J. A. WADSWORTH,
Chemist and Apothecary.
DR., ATKINSON'S CELEBRATED VEGETABLE GOLD
EN OINTMENT.-(Price25 cents.)- This Ointment hav
ing bben used in the Doctor's private practice for many years,
with perfect success, and the many letters he has received beg
going of him to give the public the benefit of his research, he has
complied, and now warrants this Ointment to be a certain cure
for all Scrofulous Eruptions, Itch, Chapped Hands, Salt Rheum
and Tetter or Ringworm, Abrasions of the Skin, and Ulcerated
Sore Legs, (of no matter how long standing;) also, for Scald
Head and sore Ears in children; for- ore Eyes and Cracked
Lips the cure is infallible.
For sale by Patrick Dickie, Wholesale Agent,413 Broadway;
,by Dr. Lewis Fentchwanger, 377 Broadway; also, by James II
afrt, corner of Broaafway and Chambers str ct h wnTriflir ln
and North Moore streets; and by J. Syme, w3 Bowery, cornerof
Walker street, New-York. Also, in Providence, at the sign o0
the Great Mortar Cheapside,by
Doct. J. A. WADSWORTH, Chemist and Apothecary.
None genuine without the signature of
ap25 J. -ATKINSON. M. D.
W ASH LEATHER SHIRTS AND DRAWERS, for ladies
W and gentlemen, may be had, low, at the sign of the
Great Mortar, Cheapside, of
Doct. J. A. WADSWORTH,
Chemist and Apothecary.
O RANGE FLOWER WATER, warranted to have been
distilled in Palermo, in Sicily, and to be pure, just re-
ceived and for sale at the sign of the Great Mortar, Cheapside,
by Doct. J. A. WADSWORTH,
f13 Chemist and Apothecary.
D GREENE'S EYE WATER.-A supply of this ad-
mirable article is received, and for sale at the sign of
the Great Mortar, Cheadside, by
Doct. J. A. WADSWORTH,
mIO Chemist and Apothecary.
OTICE TO JEWELLERS.-Messrs Woodwards & Hale
Ever-pointed Pencil Manufacturers, Brooklyn, N. Y.,
have commenced the business of "Sweep refining," and refin-
ing, and assaying in all their branches, and would be pleased
to attend to the orders of the Gold and Silver workers in Provi-
dence and vicinity, for refining of any kind.
Sweepings, polishing, washings, and stoning, if shipped on
board the sloop "Midas," Capt. Dennis, will be brought to us
at our expense, (but not at our risk,) and returns will be made
in from three to five weeks.
We feel confident that, if fair and honorable returns will
secure the patronage of the trade, we shall receive ample en-
couragement in our undertaking.
N. B. Gold and Silver Pencils of our very superior manuflac-
ture, always on hand, which we will supply to the dealers at
very low prices for cash. WOODWARDS & HALE,
m22 6w 146 Jay street, Brooklyn.
P IANO FORTES.-The subscriber has for sale, just re-
ceived from Gilbert's manufactory, the best assortment
of Pidno Fortes ever offered in this city. The superior qualities
of instruments made at the above establishment are already
well known. Any person in want of a Piano Forte is requested
to call and examine them. Every instrument sold by the sub-
scriber,warranted in every respect, and may be returned, should
they not prove as recommended.
yr~For sale as low as can libe purchased at the manufactory
or elsewhere, at
THURBER'S Piano Forte and Music store,
33 and 35 Westminster st.
Four good Piano Fortes to let. m25
T HE I'lhILOSOPHER'S STONE AT LAST DISCOVER
ED.--DR. H. POETT'7 Gonorrhaa Eradicator, is now
introduced with tihe utmost confidence, to those who have un -
guardedly contracted Gonorrhiea or ****, as it has cured up-
wards of .3000 persons, the majority of whom, in from I to 3
days. Of all medicines yet discovered, this is the most certain
and agreeable, neither requiring restriction in diet nor suspen-
sion of business, and it is impossible to be detected while using
it. From the universal success attending its administration it
is invariably called Dr. Poett's Specific. It acts like a charm
in vexations, Gleets, painful Strictures, and swellings in tlhe
groins, accompanied with bloody urine and difficulty of voiding
It. It also imparts immediate relief in diseases of the prostrate
Gland, and in two or three doses only, effects the desired cure.
It is impossible to describe the .ease it affords those troubled
with stone in the bladder or the passing of gravel. This inval.
able Medicine needs only a single trial to ensure success, and
the complendation of the unfortunate thousands that have been
cured by the Eradicator is all sufficient. Give it a fair trial,
and become your own medical advisers. The following letter
will speak more than volumes in its praise.
Rochester, Dec. 15, 1834.
When any medicine of real benefit to humanity is offered to
the public by a professional brother, I am amongst the foremost
to give it a fair trial ; and, therefore, with no ordinary degree of
SUBLIC SCHOOLS.--Wanted,.an Ush 1aj.. Dis
trict Writing Shool. -
Al go, a*Precep*t r Mttte African school, on be Vst-side
of thte river. x
Al io, a female assistant in thp Primary School, at India
The- Committee on the Qualification if Teachers for the
Public Schools, will meet at the City Cioncil Chimber, on
Saturc'iay, June 3d, at 3 o'clock, P. M. to examine candidates
for said places. A. CASWELL, for the Committee. m30
M ANUt'ACTURERS.-Wanted to contract with a man
.of undoubted character and qualifications to run a Cot-
teq Mil of 3000 spindles, in the vicinity, and make printing
ed ths by the yard. The best of recommendations Willt be re-
quired.. Apply immediately at this office, dtf m29
WVKrANTED-100 cords Oak Bark, for which a liberal price
WV will lIe paid if delivered early in good order,
For sale-A general assortment of Leather, as usual; also)
120 cas ts Botets, Shoes and Brogans, a part of them suitable for
the'Sotlthern or Western market.
m 27 J. METCALF & CO.,
W.JANTED-A respectable middle aged woman to assist
V V in the house work of a small family. A person with
satlefactory recommendations may hear oft pleasant and per-
manent situation by applying at this office. m31.
,g 7WANTED IMMEDIATELY-In a Dry Goods store, a
' V niart, active boy; one whojias some knowledge of the
business would be preferred.
m28 .HENRY A. CORY, No. 1 Arcade.
'it'A.N7lD---To furnish stock for 'the manufacture of
SVT V Pheetings, 7-8 Shirtings, or printing Clotes. Inquire
atthis office. mil
W'' ANTED-By the High Street Furnace Co., 6 or 8 Ap-
pVpntices to the Foundy business. Inquire at No. 149
High strpot, of- ISAAC H. IIOLDEN, Agent. f21 tf
W A`'ITED-A person who is competent to take chargeof
V a Satinet Factory of twelve looms, as a partner. One
who csn, furnish three or four thousalid dollars capital,
-iell heiir ifagood opportunity if application is made Imme-
diately at this office. f6 .
W'7A NTED.--Warp on beam, of good quality, dressed,
V ab buit No. 25, 1450 to 1600 threads, 5 to 10 beans,
wanted by ARNOLD & CHADSEY, 13 S. Water st. f'i
W --iN fED-In a Dry Goods store, an active, intelligent
o:7,,who has received a good English education. One
* hose parents reside in thilscity, may hear of a good situation,
r by applying at No. 16 Arcade. mR7
pi -WL ANTED-A smart, active young man, at the R.I. Bo
t VT uanic infirmary. Inquireat No.-65 Stltb Main street,
1otat the Infirmarv. m2,1
,- V v-'
]K NOWLES, VOSE & CO. having recently added a num-
L, be o'nfm obnts to their previous assortment of Book
Type, are prepared to print Books, Pamphlets, Chtalogues, &c,
ii .the best manner and with despatch, at the lowest prices.
, Orders from abroad will meet with prompt attention ifaddress
ed to them at No. 15 Market square, or at the office of the
Daily Journa h
Every variety of Jrb Printing executed as above. j26
N OUTIC8.-The subscribers have received a iteed of trust
from CRAWFORD ALLKN, by which he has conveyed to us
all imis real and personal estates for tite benefit of his creditors.
By a condition of the deed, the creditors not secured by en-
dorsed paperare to accept of the terms thereof and give a release
withlii three snonths from this date, to entitle them to payment
from tlhe property conveyed to us, ...,
Provident e. May 15, 1837.
PHILIP A LBNISW
O'i'ICE.--TEPHZN WARDWELL & Co. having assigned'
N nU their property to the subscribers for the benefit oftheir
creditors, dl.persons indebted to them and all having demands
against their are requested to call and adjust the same withtbe,
Assignees,' at the counting room of S. Wardwell & C(, 1%
Broad st. WM. RICHMOND'2d,l s.,,ig.ees t-
m15 3w JNO. WARDWELL,
FRANKLIN HOUSE.--W. fr L. WHITCOJMB would ib-
form their friends and the p wlic that they have taken a
lease of thVF FIAnKLiN Htouzr, and are ready to attend to at
those who nay feel disposed to extend their patronage to the
Establlshbnient. It is their intention to keep the House well'
supplied with the choicest articles that the Markets afford,
which they vill l,e happy to serve up to their guests in the
best style and in the promptest manner. They trust by a stritt,
attention to their business, to receive due encouragement and
support. 2 i.
[ ITY BAT'HS, No. 4 Washington Row.-The subscriber
C gives notice that his Bath house is now open. every day,
from sunrise till 10 o'clock in the evening,exc'ept Sunday,when
it will close at half past 10 A n. Constant attention will be
given, and every accommodation offered to those who may
wish to enjoy the luxury of bathing. The baths will be-warm,
cold and shower. Single tickets 25 cents; 5 do $1; 30 do $5.
m27 H JEREMIAI MUNROE.
Ob MANUFACTURERS, CALICO PRIN TEARS, DYERS,
l AND 'OTHERS.-BLZACH i AND FitmsHmo.--The
Greenesdole Bleaching Company have their new Ibleachery in
full and successful operation; having a large and abundant
supply of pure soft water, employing those who have much ex-
perience and Iknowledge in the business ; also having adopted
the latest improvements is their establishment, are prepared to
Bleach and fin ish by the most approved method, in the least
possible time, in style equal, and on terms as favorable, as any
Bleachery in the country. Goods singed and bleached for calico
printers for madder or any other style of work; also, goods
bleached or half bleached for dyers or others. Goods bleached
and finished insa superior style, for market. Good# will be sent
for at the Mills or taken from Providence, and returned or
shipped. as may be dir-eted. Orders will be panctually at-
tended to and faithfully executed. A share of patronage is re-
spectfully solicited. Applyto MOSES PZtRCE, aithe works,
or to IkANIEL GREENE, Agent,
ml8 dJ3mC East Greenwich, R. I.
W iirLAMe c; fOYJNB" improvedaysml C ofC.tfr, -5'b.
moIad London.-This valuable worrk I ow
got up in the most splendid styje, .vlth sec) improvenmeots as
to render it much more simple to make a complete and fashion
able fitting garment. This system has an advantage over all
others, as it requires no judgment. and also saves a quarter lof
a yard of cloth in a regular coat pattern. Those of' the trade
living in the countrycan obtain the work upon application by
mail j those residing in the city can-have instruction on-any
garment, by calling at the Office, No. 40 Westilnmater street, as
one of the firm has taken his residence in the city.
N. -B. All letters addressed to Williams & Sons, post paid,
will he punctually attended to.
m20 dtf WILLJAMS & SONS..
G REENE STREET SCH 00 L.-This School will be opened
in about two weeks. Boys and girls are received for the
primary school from 4 to 8 or 9 years of age. Their instruction
will comnrui:nce with the first principals of school education,
and advance with the increasing wants and progress of the
In the higher department, scholars of greater attainments are
admitted. A thorough knowledge of the common and higher
English branches; the Latin. French, Italian, Spanish,German
and modern Greek Languages, will. form the course of-study.
Tuitio,',-For studies, in English, $10 ; for.the Languages,
including painting, drawing and dancing, $15.
n23 dtf H. FULLER.
*L PENNE Y, AMIXlJl TURE PAINTER, from Boston, for
a short time, has taken Room No. 70 Arcade. Ladies
and gentlemen are respectfully invited to casl.
BosTON, April 15th, 1837. Miniatures.-L. Penney, No. 26
.Washington street, has recently painted some fine Miniatures.
They possess a rich coloring anmd finish, and also that impor-
tant feature, accuracy of resemblance. Specimens of his Paint-
ings can be seen at the rooms.-Evening .erc; Journal.
R EMOVAL.--S. A. B. ARNOLD have removed their
i Counting Room from Peck's Wharf, to No. 9Weybosset
street, up stairs. Imis m2
SEAD & ORMSBEE, 29 and 31 Cheapside, offer for sale
R their entire stock, consisting of a full assortment of de
sirable and seasonable Dry Goods, at very reduced prices for
cash, or on time for undoubted security. 3w m10
p EWS IN MR. HALL'S MEETING HOUSE.-Two Pews
advantageously situated in the Rev. Mr. Hall's Meeting
House are offered for sale on reasonable terms. For terms, &c.
call on Mr. JOHN H. HAMILIN. 134 Benefit st. m7
R EMO VAL.--BARKER 4- WEEDEJF have removed their
I stock of Shoes and Leather to store No- 20 Market square,
2d door from the Franklin House, where they will continue the
wholesale business as heretofore. Our friends are invited to
call as above, distf nm31
'CITY BANK STOCK.-50 shares of the capital stock eofhe
. City Bank, for sale by
m31 JOB [I. WATSON, 36 South Water st.
SELL'S INIMIT'ABLE BLACKING--Various suied boxes
by the dozen, or single box, constantly on hand a4-No 50
Broad street. Also, Day & Martin's warranted, Holt &Chlid-
sey's, and Japan Blacking. mil
WEET OIL.-Fresh tealad Oil, in flasks, at
nm24 J. B. CHANCES.
ACKEREL-10 half bbls No. 1 Mackerel, just received
M and for sale, by R. C. READ &- CO,
m23 2 Washingteon.tew.
INCIDENTS OF TRAVEL in Egypt, Arabia, Petretsa and
the Holy Land, with a map and engravings; by an Ameri-
can. Just received at BROWN'S Bookstore.
m!23 19 Market st.
SUGAR.-WIM. BLODGET 4' CO. offer for sale on favor-
able terms, 250 boxes prime yellow Cuba Sugar; 12 do do
white do do; 20 do Philaoelphia single loaf do; 75 do'do lump
S HI-P-For Milliners' use, just received -by
C m23 G. & D. TAYLOR.
H ARD PINE PLANK AND BOARDS.-5,000 feet 4 inch
steam mall Plank: 1l,000" ft 21 Inch do do do; I,,000 ft 3
.nch do do do; 15,000 ft ;2 inch do do do; 10,000 ft 11 inch oil
cask heading; 40,000 ft 2 inch River Plank for wharves and
bridges; 50,000 ft 1 inch flooring Boards, well. seasoned, and
ik Plank of all descriptions, for sae by
n2i2 C. C. MOWRY.
BOSTON ANIrtIOVIDENCE RAIL ROAD.
AU bagfgsg e atV tsole risk f tae owi rs tkhcreof.
I]N conformity with the usual practice, the SUMMER AR-
RANGEMENT for the departure of trala&.wRH go nto effect
on the first Monday in April leaving Provl ce and Boston at
7 A u and 4 P M, daily, (Sundays excepted.)
Steamboat trains reave PROViDENCE on the arrivilof the
Steamboats of the Transportation -Co. from New York, daily,
Leave BOSTON at one M, to meet the Steamboats of the
Transportation Co. for New York, daily (Sundays excepted.)
Merchandise trains leave Providence and Boston at 5 r M,
daily (Sundays excepted.)
For further information, apply at the Company's Offices,
Providence and Boston. B. W. COMSTOCK, .
m.28 Master of Transportaion.
TAUNTON BRANCH MJAIL NKAO .
ON and after Monday, April 3d, 1837, the Cars will be
0 despatched as follows-.
Lcaving Tauntonfor Boston and Providence,
Morning Train, daily, at 7 o'clock, (Sundays excepted.)
kyening Traip, daily, at 4j o'clock, :
Leave Boston and Providence,
Morning Train, daily, at 7 o'clock, (Suhdaysexcepted.)
Evening Train, daily, at 4 o'clock, "
Tickets to Boston, $1,50. Tickets to Providence, #1.
dMlcrchandise cars to and from Boston and Providenoedaily,
fiN. B. All Baggage'at the owner's risk.
Stages leave New Bedford, and Fall River daily, hi season to
take the morning arid evening trains of cars at Taunton. Also,
-leave Taunton for New Beoford daily nh the arrival of the
morning and evening trains. Leave Taonton for Fall River
daily, on the arrival of the evening train.- A stage also leaves
Middleboro' four, corners, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, in
-season to take the morning train, and returningleaves Tuuntozn
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, oi the arrival of the evening
train. JOEL BLAISDELL,
a3 Master or TranSportation.
A4 MANSION HOUSE.-The subscriber hias taken this
JWi~establishment, situated opposite the State House and
about eighty rods from the Market; having' fine view of the
city and harbor, retired from the bustle aid yet but five minutes
walk from the business part of the city, making it' a desirable
place for the weary traveler and also the man o0 business. The
subscriber, grateful for past favors, solicits a share of patronage
which he hopes to merit by strict attention and good fare. No
ardent spirits kept at the bar. A few more genteel boarders
can be accommodated. SAMUEL BRASTOW.
Prc.idence, May 23, 1837. dtf
AMERICAN' HOTEL AT BUFFALO.-Tihe sub-
scriber, formerly of the Franklin House, Providence, has
taken the above named Hotel, situated oh Main street in the
city of Buffalo, and is prepared to receive calls from his friends
and the public. .. '; .
The accommodations of this Hotel are on an extensive scale:
it contains sixteen private parlors, a 'dining room 100 feet by
30, an ordinary for ladies and gentlemen, 50 feet by 20, ninety-
six spacious and airy bed-rooms, two public parlors for ladies
and gentlemen, and a public moom for gentlemen: besides com-
modious halls. The house is surmounted by a lofty dome
which affords a fine view of the Lake, harbor, city, and sur-
rounding country. Every part of the building is fitted up in
fine style; perhaps in a more cosily manner than any Hotel in
the Union. He hopes, by assiduous attention to his business, to
receive a reasonable share of public patronage.
a27 [Am. Tray. 3mJ LEWIS L. HODGES.
A VARICK HOUSE, No..HO Broadway, corner of Pine
street, New York.--GORTO.A'IAR.OLD, late of Cran-
ston, R. I., and TRUJAI. RAlirHARDS, of New York. have
recently.taken this establishmeSt, and i4 now open fortIe re-
ception of boarders, either transient or permanent. The to
cation is not surpassed by any Pbl ic H&ie in the city, for the
man of business or pleasure. The proprietors will unite their
best endeavors to promote tlie 6onfort of those who mnay pa-
tronize the house, and hope to meriL that patronage.
New York, May, 1837. [tf mill
k TO' LET--A' luise on Point Pleasant, suitable for one
or two families. Also, a tenement in a house in Charles
street, opposite the Bleach Honse. Also, a tenement at No. 14"2
North Main at. J. METCALF & CO. mn27
. TO LET-A tenement for La small family. Inquire of
,jgL the subscriber. W. PAINE, Jr. m20O
'1TO LET-A shop, with back room and chambers, ill
house No. 33 South Main stre, by" .
fl]6 TRU5"AN BECKWITH.
A TO LET-Store No. 23 Long Wharf, suitable for storage
of heavy goods. Immediate possession given. Apply to
a28 WM. S. BROWN, 21 Weybosset st.
S'0 RENT-The house lately occupied by Dr. D. B.
Slack, on North Main street. Por term, apply to .
a:24 GEORGE W. JACKSON.
VALUABLE STORES FOR SALE.
A The brick Store No. 29 Cheapside, occupied by Messrs.
Read & Ormsbee tor a wholesale Dry Goods store-is well
known as a good stand for business-is now offered for sale on
ALSO-Lot and Store Nos. I and 2 Market square, at the
cbrner of Canal street and Market square, adjoining the old
Coffee House estate. This is a very desirable situation for
business, and will be sold on reasonable terms. For further
particulars, apply to
apl CHARLES POTTER, No. 9 College st.
t SHOP 10 LET--The shop at the corner of Westmin-
sterand Burrill streets will be let at a moderate rent, and
possession given immediately. For terms, apply to
m30 tf S. & A. B. ARNOLD.
k WANTED TO RENT-A small house, or apartments
suitable for a recruiting Rendezvous for the Army.
Proposals in writing are invited for furnishing rations to re-
cruits that may be enlisted at the Rendezvous about to be es-
liuhlio-16Ld -*hi t- C-ASPaast0 pasta -f. t natioU tharee-
t. -rth of a pound of pork or -acon; or one and one-fourth
pounds of fresh or salt beef; eighteen ounces of bread or flour,
or twelve ounces of hard bread, or one and one-fourth pounds
of corn meal; and at the rate of four pounds of soap; one and
a half pounds of candles; two- quarts of salt; four quarts of
vinegar; eight quarts of peas or beans, (or in lieu thereof, ten
pounds of rice;) four pounds of coffee, and eight pounds of
sugar, to the hundred rations. The provisions are required to
be of the best quality. Proposals to be addressed to
'Major M. P. LOMAX, U. S. A.
m2G dtf City Hotel, Providence.
A REAL ESTATE FOR SALE.-One Lot of Land, 100
,_ feet on Pawtuxet street, extending back 100 feet, near the
residence of T. J. Stead, Esq. One Lot on the corner of Stew-
art and Conduit streets, about 63 feet by 100. One Lot on Con-
duit street, about 40 by 100 feet. Apply to
ORRAY TAFT, or
m'26 3wd DAVID ANDREWS.
A REAL ESTATE FOiL SALE.-The subscriber offers
for sale his real estate on Canal street, being Nos. 79, 80
and8l, opposite the Canal basin, consisting of one two story
dwelling house, convenient for two families, with two other
buildings suitable for stores or work shops, one of which may
be altered into a dwelling at small expense. The whole will be
sold together or separate, as may best suit the purchaser. In-
quire of RICHARD HOPPIN,
j 17 167 North Main or 6 Steeple st.
R4 TO LET.-A Room suitable for a blacksmith's shop,
to do light work in. The above room is furnished with
a forge, bellows, anvil, vice, hammers, forge, &e. One ac-
quainted with making window springs, window blind trim-
mings, bailing brass kettles, iron hollow ware, &e., will find it
a good opportunity to comm-nrce business-the rent can be
paid in work. For further infuimalion apply at No. 30 Wey-
bosset street. tf m6
jUL TO LET, and possession given on the lst of April
next. the store 112 High street, (by the Hoyle tavern) now-
occupied by the subscriber, who expects, then, to remove to
111 High street. For conditions, apply to him on the premises.
m7 JOHN AMES.
4 SPRING FASHION HATS AND CAPS.-B. 0.
P ABODIE las just received a large addition to his stock
of Hats and Caps, consisting of plain fur and silk Hats,
(extra quality) new style; also, cloth Caps of various
patterns, which, together with his former extensive stock, will
be sold at reduced prices. Those wishing to purchase at whole-
sale, will be furnished with any pattern previous to the spring
fashion at cost, and those at a trifling advance. He has also,
worthy of notice by those who wish a cheap Hat without re-
gard to fashion, a few dozen fine Hats of old patterns, which he
will sell at 50 per cent less than cost. Please call at No. 13,
east side of the Arcade. al
*- POTTER'S NURSERY, CRANSTON.-Fruit, Or-
O namental Forest Trees, shrubs, herbaceous, perennial,
-'--bulbous and tuberous rooted Plants, Rose bushes, Ever-
greens, Buckthorns, Honey locust, Hawthorns, &c. for hedg-
ing. Also, a large quantity of Pear trees, some 15 to 18 feet
high. The subscriber will furnish any thing in his line of
business at a deduction of from 10 to 20 per cent below nursery
prices. FERDINAND POTTER.
Orders may be left with Anson H. Potter, 79 Westminster
street. f 13
H MORUS MULTICAULIS.-A few hundred cuttings
Morns Multicaulis; also a small quantity Italian white
Mulberry seed, may be obtained by applying soon at
DYER'S Nursery, or No. 26 Broad st.
Mulberry Grove, Cranston, May 15, 1837. d"2w m16
fUIWO HOUSE LOTS FOR SALE.-Two house lots very
.I. eligible situated at the junction of Broadway and Federal
street, each 50 feet front and 160 feet deep. These lots can be
improved to great advantage, and will be sold on reasonable
terms. For further particulars, apply to
a4 CHARLES POTTER, 9 College st.
EIL LOST-On Wednesday evening, 17th inst., a black
lace Veil, supposed to have been lost between the Uni-
versalist Chapel and Chesnut st. Any person who will leave it
at No. I Arcade, shall be remunerated for their trouble. m22
IRACKERS.-15 bbls sugar, soda and butter Crackers, just
C received and for-sale by CHA'S G. TAFT. m25
M USCOVADO MOLASSES.-A beautiful article of Mus-
covado Molasses, just received at 38 South Main st. by
m22 ABEL FOSTER.
FOR PHILADELPHIA-Pilot Line.
$S The staunch copper f nstened schr CHARLESTON
FiACIET, Capt, 'hodes,.wIlltake vtwt freight may
offer anid saitL above. Fbr freight applyto the Capt. on board
at Earl Carpenerp's wharf or to A
ml8 I. 0 .,ANTi0Ywi.8 South Water at. ,
A NEW MaRM *,T.-To letttimew Mret atftuate iat
the junction of Broad and Pawtuxet street*, west side,
together witihlie south basement rooms. Possession given on
the 15th June For terms, apply to B. -H. WHEELER,
m31 dtf Treasurer N. M. Association.
FOR FALL RIVER.-
On axndafter Momota, ApW, l 6g ; the team-
,er KING PHILITP,Cpt Borden, witleae
FaN River, daily' (lmudayj excelod) at 8
A. and ProMidXeceatt3 p. M. tMuehingrnt
Bristol and Bristol Ferry, (Bitstbl .ide each wAi, are u50
N. B. Stages will be In waitinron the arrival of the Boat, to
take passengers to-New Bedforin;;adwll return -tinae for_
the Boat the following- ay. m3O
MLANAGERs' .O'gFiZJ,- 16-South Main at. I
-". Provsaet 11 ,RMa 24 8137.J
FI H E following ate the drawit manlrs of Virginia State
JL Monongalia Lottery, la-4 for 1837,4rawnMa20.
61 2 70 46 5 .7 7' 74 32 0, 41 67:96 35
Auiy one drawn No.a & lj bf0 o.
-VIRGINIA STI AT'E LTTFAl T~i* No.. or 183.I .
To be drawn at Alexandria. Va. June 3.
1- prize of $40,000 63 pwoiso.,. P ,400
1i 5,000 ..
1 10,000 3 '. 8
1 5000 63 74)
1 25 00' 63
1 2: 2290 126 50
1 2000 i2 40
75 1000 3654
75 -. 500 23436 0 10
S27,814 prizes, amounting to 40JSOp-
Cefifiickle of Package of 25 wholk tickets b5
Do- do 25-quarBer do 34
Tickets -1I$01sbares in proportion. -
Tickets in the above Lotteries, for salq by the package or
single ticket at ilie Managers Oflice, No. 16 South Main street.
3)y- Orders permail win meet with prompt and confidential
attention If addreded to
m25 D .1S. REGORY & CO-oavidnac, I.
- 1ST OF iCHOfOL FUND LO'TI EIRtES, to l6e t'rawn
soon:,- : .; "*, *" p i -
Class 52, 3d series, Thursday 1Ut. Capital prlt i
Class 3;'3d series, Friday Id. Ct pital prlje $i510,0-
Class 54, 3d series, Saturday 3d.: Cpital prize 20,000-
Class 55, 3d series, Monday,'5th. Capital: prfie 140,000.-
Class 56, 3d soies, Tuesday 6th. Capital praise 10,000-
Class 57, 3d series, Wednesday 7th. Capital prite $5,000-
Tickets $1 50.
Class5.5, 3d series, Thursday 8th. C.apita priaes ,000-
Orders liartickets in the School Fund Lotterisa, will Ieclive
prompt and confidential attention ifaddressedto
d28 P. CASE. 23 Fratiklin-House. Prdvidoide.
l CASE'S LIST OF DRAWINGS of tie SCHOOL
ay16,claas38--58 25 37 3 60 5 34 24 6t 41, 52:
May 17,class-39-33 46 40 6 f 1S 36 23 58 50
May18, class40-57 39 35 17 It 4 67 5 2 66 14
May 19,class41-3 17 34 45 30 3I 16 11 50 25 2 6 9
May 20', class 42-6, 67 49 33 8 71-16 56 57,26- 524 2 60
May 22, class 43-72 64 26 70 48 56 32- 10 3 <474 4& 4 6
May 23,class 44- d 59 53 40 63 96 2*O '48 3S& 1 24
May 24,class45-28 20 13 45 9 24 34 29 5 66 2 23 68
May 25, class 4t6-.-6 12 63 24 98 55 59 36' 3" 53 38"
May26, class47-4 68 46 9 29 65 19 31 5 59 I 12
May 27, class 48-21 56 34 71 9 29 40 54 8 25' 68' 32
Mny 29,class 49-42 51 C4 15 48 5 40 :3'436
May 30, class 50-40 39 30 2 "24 46 52 15 31 18 48'5
May 31, class 51-50 49 5 9 19 45 14 43 46:-
R ESUMPTION OtF SPECIE,PAYMENTS is thetda*rf
the day, and by way of aiding so popular a measure, tile
following schemes are presented; prizes#in whiil, it-will dJl4
us much pleasure to pay in coin.
0 Gold! I still prefer thee unto paper,
Which malte bank paper but a bank ofvapo(r.
SCHOOL FUND LOTTERY, class 54, 3d series, ,
To be drawn in this city, on Saturday, June 3.
1 prize of $20,000 3 prizes of, 410
1 5,000 4 30V
1 2,000 5 2T
1 1,85: 50, 100
1 1.400 63 50
1 1'200 60 40
10 1000 60 30
2 -- 800 2079 20
2 600. 17577 10
2 500 39711 5
39,640 prizes, amountingto $477,120
Package of Wholes, warranted to draw (at least) $155 00 gross
4" Halves, t 82 50 gross
Quarters, 41 25 gross
Tickets ftl, shares in proportion.
THE SCHOOL FUND LOTTERY OF RHODE ISLAND,
is drawn every day under the inspection of the Secretary of
State. The price of Tickets will not vary much from the fol-'
Monday $5-Tuesday $3-Wednesday $1--Thursday $4-
Friday $4-Saturday $10.
VIRGINIA, NORFOLK, LOTTERY, class .
To be drawn at Alexandria, Va. on SaturdayJune3.
1 prize of $40,000 63 prizerof 200
1 15,000 63 100
1 10000 63 80
1 6 *M '70
1 2600 63 60
1 2290 126 50
1 2000 126 40
75 1000 3654 20
75 500 23436 10
27,814 prizes, amounting to $340,200
7-2 number Lottery-12 drawn ballots.
Tickets $10, shares in proportion.
Observe'in passing, that eminent success has attended cus-
tomers at GOODLUCK'S Fortunate Office. many,-rizes, about
the amount of which we are mute, having lately been disposed
of and more expected.
"THE SOUTHERN LOTTERIES, D. S. Gregory-& Co.
Managers, are drawn daily under the superintendance of Com-
missioners, and are arranged as follows:
Monday $5-Tuesday $3-Wednesday $5-Thursday 3-
Friday $3-Saturday s10.
N. B. A libeial-discount on sales by the package, or the pur-
chaser will in most cases receive a guarantee of at least half
thq cost. The number of tickets in a package is one third of
the quantity of numbers used to make the scheme, viz: in- a 72
number lottery, 24 tickets or shares make a package..'
Orders immediately answered as confidential; and schemes
and drawings forwarded to correspondents, if addressed to
Office corner of North Main and College streets, Providence,
C IARPENTER & ANGELL, wholesale dealers in fancy and
staple Dry Goods, No. 11 Westminster street, have received
and offer for sale on favorable terms, 113 packages, among
Light and dark Prints Fancy hdkfs. all descriptions
Printed Fiench Cambrics ChepM. bandannaandT Pongee
Turkey red Prints hdkfs.
English, Scotch and domestic Black Italian and imitation
Black, blue-black and colored Berkley and Madrabldkfs
Italian, Gro de Swiss, Gro Cotton flag hdkfl k
de Rhine, Poult de Sole Brown French linens for sum-
and other Silks I mer wear '
Sinchuws, Sarsnets and Flor- ,Brown and white English
Grey mixed silk Camblcts Erminets; Rouen Cassimees
Blue, pink, straw and white Blue Hamilton drills
French satins Fancy do do
White goods-Jaconet, mull, BttipeeS'Jaffolk dlrll.
Swiss, India book, check Tickings; satin Jeans
and satin checked Muslins Foundations; crown linings
and Cambrics Canvass duck; padding
Bobbinet Laces fig'd and plain Furnitures and copperplates
Merino,worsted, ThibetCasah- Broadcloths; Cassimerews
mere and raw silk Shawls Satinets; PViffa#o cloths
Irish linens, linen lawns Brown andbleached Sheetings
Brown and cold table covers by the bale or otherwise.
Also, a prime assortment ofs 1k and cotton Hosiery; Gloves,
Ribbons, threads, sewing silks, pins, tapes, needles, hooks and
eyes, suspenders, Macassar oil, scissors, fancy pocket books,
eyelot rings, pearl buttons, &c. &c. m29
W ATSON & SPOONER' have received and offer for sale
on the most liberal terms,, an extensive assortment of
English, French, and American bryGbodls, among which are
superfine and middling black, blue, olive, brown, green, claret,
violet, drab and invisible green Broadcloths; fine and low
priced Cassimeres; Satinets,, Kerseys, fine Flannels, blue
Plains and Kerseys, Paddings, black and brown Beaverteens,'
Moleskins; blue, fancy and striped Hamnilton drills, tickhrg,
satin jeans, foundations, canvass duck,- brown and bleackedh
*sheetings and shirtings, worsted and cotton Hosiery, Gloves,
sewing silk, great variety of foreign and domestic dark and.Righbt
prints, printed muslins; jaconet, namll, Swiss, India book,
checked and figured Muslins and Cambrics; races, boBeahiet
laces, figured and plain Irish linens and linen lawns; faaoy,
Pongee, bandanna, Choppa and other hdkfs.; black Italian and
Canton hdkfs; red Ponlgee hdkfa; Vesting( of all kinds; colkeed
cambrics. Hamilton stripes, pins, linen drilrs and al? kinds of
pantaloon stuffs; padding duck; Porter sheetings and Burlaps
for baleing domestic cottons; Sinchews, Sarsnets, Buttons, &c.
&c. all of which will be sold at the present low prices at whole-
sale only. m30
INFALLIBLE CURE FOR GONORRHOEA, GLEETS and
all diseases of the urinary passages:-MORGAN'S ce'lebra.
ted Compound Balsamic Pills have enjoyetdthe patronage of Sil
Astley Cooper, Bransby Cooper, Dr Elltotson ofLonden,'DrAl-
lison. Liston.'Lizars of Edinburg, and also of. the most jaentlfic
GREST LAND SALE, AT' TOLEDO; OS b
B An extensive sale of-. test. Estae wUI tal'lXl4 .ti .
public auction alt 'ftli4 4)Jlt, on the Imt .inofsi .
next, and continue for three days suecesiyeJly; siw k4ew
a large amountof the most valable p .pUty evessage"d al
-ipublic sat*,win be brought into market. T h l bte id th,
will comprise, among otkOrwptWjfoUlowing,vlvia4
In Toledo--several eqiUllochms, (conuaiinin i& n, wilen
odbdivided, from 300 to 50 ots) one 5 and one )jiemuelot,
,witllin the iy limits'; and ?or 4 valtasle Improvedv tnw,
contiguous to the town. ,"
A valuable stone quarry and. water power upon the Osjtow
,I-vre, iD miles we-t of Toledo, enihracinlg the point where
'NIedb and Nlichigan City Rail Road Wil probably craa-e-a--
;taining80 anere of la-di,
4" "p efheecN lestquallty of abmining land. d4joIniji t-I
=il!dge of Sylvauia, 10' miles kom Totedo. Tie on inh dry,
wad Well adapted to gardening, or ornamental lrafn A
portion of'this tract can be conveniently laid off into loi0 a0 n
form an important addition to thd village which It adjoins.
The Erie and Kalamazoo Rail Road passs through the etra
*f4t, and there is a small farm house and other Imnprosentas
-uponit. / -
An undivided intereSt:i ti e therivnag village o. FPalyra, i
uatjP iponthe river Raihln,26 miles northwest of Toledo,;eii-.
bracing an excellent i water power, which Is well Inr pt "I
The Erie and Kalamaio R=ai Road, which is now in fur
operation, crosses at this point; and, tine Paknysa and J4k-
soanburgh Rail Road, a coiaidekble portion of which is l.-
ready under contract a dw aVdl progressing in its comntrc-
tion, terminates in the beart f Cthe village. ,It conetaliaSl
'acres of land, and the town Is rapidly, imceasing in pa"Vagioa
-500 kcres of choice fanning lads, well- timbered, rring
from one and a half to four miles from the village of BUmseld,
on the river raisin, and 20 miles from Toledo, where'fee is a
good water power, and mills now in operation. Them eA lds
are also within a short distance*of the Rail Road.
From 8,000 to 10,000 -acres of choice tnmifnk ai db, situated
from 10 to 25 miles from Toledo, upon tdie. Hue of fe Tledo
and Michigan city4Rai Road; and embracing allthe dititBrt
varieties of timbered, opening and prairie lands.. .
An undivided interest in the valuable water powerand sowa
site upon the Little St. Josephs river, 56 miles west of Toledo.
It contains 640 acres Qf land, -.. ': -
ID. WISCONSIN TERRITORY, ..
An important interest, coprilsing a. large numbet of oeb Is-
Madison,'the seat of government of Wisconsin.
An undivided, interest in the town site ofMairqet, aF ke
Puckawav, an important Steam Beat Landing on Fox River
similar to Peoria,on the IllUouw Xivre containing Ils s9
acres of hand. r
Two.rovatmbc tcwa A*CM at the outlet and inlet of the Four
Lakes, embracing an,extensive water power at tI mer
place, and controlling the terminating points of the primpod,
canals uniting those Lakes with the Wisconsin apd Rock
rivers. Also an interest in the 1st and 32dLakes-the site of
an old Indian village. Important and thriving towns n sat
soon spring up at each of these points. l'hej embtiae aoDsut
1200, acres of land. .
An undivided interest in the Grand Crossings an~emiansve
,water power at the Rapids of Sugar river, upon which the
old Agency House, and a-argoe Indian village were forkedly
situated. It embraces 424 acres of land&- -
Ani undivided interest in the valuable town site athe outlet
of Lakle osnhkenong, the, head of navigation fr' the atmer
class ofsteamboats upon Rock riter. This is a splendidd Iola-
-ion; and is, without doubt, the most importntanand command-
Sing position for an interior town, within the Territry of Win-
consin.' It Is now the site of a large Indian village, and j,
In a few years, become one of the most populous and butlin!
cities west of Lake Michigan. It contains aolWtulS aiS w'S f
land. f I
From 3000 to 4000 acres of t she Aw quaRiy of fAnmng lanils,
lFang fomn one aiid a half to three miles from Madison, the sat
Front 10.00Q to 12,000 acres of land lying from 3 t. TO miles
from Madison; the principal.part f which, as wel as"of the
last mentioned body of lazed, border upon the Four Lakes
and comprises a large proportion of the valuable prarirle atj
timberlauds by which those beautiful sheets of water are sur-
rounded. They afford, some of tbe moSt deUightful situations
for residences to be foundmin ih6y country.' .
The above compriset iar limited proportion oftlevahl
property whichB willle offered at these sites. i s- confidently
believed thatt they will embrace a larger amiont of desirable
propertyy and afford a better opportunity for profitable invest-
Sment to eastern- capitalisls, than has ever been otfered at any
The terms will be 25 per cent. down, and the bamlane in
three equal annual payments. Should any deviation be ni.4
from these terms, in any of the property offered, snhb deviatlmo
will be announced and-ditinctly specified before the sale
TJe unrdersigned. reserv a'mFj emaelves the privilege of doti.
posing of any property .tAl kd to offer, at private sale,
previous to, or upon any of the days of sale.
Maps and diagrams of the property offered, together with fll
andlaecurata descriptions thereof will be prepared and ready
for inspection, at the office of the subscribers, from'and alter
the 1st day of May next.
Tboledo, March 28, 1837.
STEPHEN B. COMZNTOCK.
:- N IKERSONS HOTEL WNos.. 23 an 25 Pine street, adtlf
.' g ing new Cstom BHouse, J.ew York.-The above Esrabli.
ment contains upwards of fifty large and airy bedrooms, all
furnished with new and appropriate furniture.
The Dining room is unusually large, and agreeably arranged
in the laropean style. The Bar room, Reading room, &c. n
all large and well arranged for an extensive Hotel. Indepsd-
ent ofthe public Dining room, there is a Private Ordinarl Ai-
nished in a very superior manner, where such boarder~-of the
house and gentlemen generally, can partake of a sumpfous re-
past, free from the noise and confusion which all large and
public Dining rooms are more or less subjected to.
The subscriber intends keeping his Hotel upon liberal scale
Every exertion will be made on his part, to supply the house
with every luxury that the market will afford, and strict atten-
tiont will be paid in selecting time most approved Wines and
The liberal and distinguished patmnage bestowed on the
City Hotel, at Providence, R. I., wfle he was its proprietor
demnpds from him~is warmest ex pressioims of gratitude; an.
while tendering to his former iinda and patrons Ms grateful
acknowledgements, be solicitsi a continuance of theirfavors,
and by his humble endeavorsto please, he trusts that he shall'
gain for his new Hotel, the approbation of its guests
m3 JOHN 11. NICKERSON
RlEADlY MADP CLOTHING SELLING C VIEAP.-T'
UC subscriber hawing on. hand a more extensive stock of
ready made Clothing than he wishes to keep, will poeitlvelW
sell apy. of'the same at very low prices. Persons wishing to
purchase, either for their own use or to sell again, may rely on
hargainh w chienh cannot fail of being satisfactory. His stock
consmp of about every. kind and quality of GlarmrejM, muat of
- wh'ic ar4 custom made, and all of which he wi wraerrt sto
-ptve, as recommended. A number of S o dtess Coats pp
hand, made for delinquent customers, which will be sold as
8ALES A r AUCTION.
BY DANIEL CWEiIFiE .
,On SATIRDAY, JMw % Bt-loact a 0 b.V at
i oases Satin beaven piff rsIM wat1w 1161 10
daze*suuperior satinU bomlbat ie neck ,Sttck ne.w c r.
all, chaise and wagon harnesses.' ,
ALSO-A valuable invoice of embroidered aM 041 imItla
Capes and Colars, blon* glings., lacee nsertfing ,a WSne,
.&c Terms at sale.
BaJX STeck 42 .WOTTIQ0).. -
Wilr be sold at Pubie Auction, a*t the- Banklng-it. of te
Scituate Bank, in Scilnate, in the Beounihtv nNeacIF Ad -.
State of Rhode IFSnd, on TUZSD&Y, itse 3a d.;. .
1837, at 2 o'clock r u, the tollolIhI shaia X t. hU il "
stock of said Biak. vi:- ..
:200 shares stnaing i.fte name ou AiBagidlB. ," --.
200 shares standing i lthd name of GeswAe 8. M ,Wl .
9) shares standing in im name i Li a Pt.
900 shares standing In tie name of A.H. WVi '"
0W shamrs sandhig inathe name otf WiRll4m M rnu
M9 sa- I-i standing Ine 4Msame oftl JoF. I*
579 shares sMandi6g .s the ime efJ. Matck. ,
10 shares standing in the name of'E Layette Cfi_."
10 bare*s tadndig In the -name of Thoamm WI F.
Said shares or so mmry tereof, as Un aibe a esOIU O.f
,for, will be soldand the proceed of. said. Mqa Mpa m ll..
payment of th severaljnldebtedam oef e 4hbeo iiM]
tosaid Bank. The arid sale tob Wli e w d HfS1 f
lie authority in us vested bylw. "
.AMOsi..Y ATWAg: ,I-..
rug'is W. D l ;,
Con ommisaoners ia tfusu .gciMP B.. '
Providence, R. May.
LThe Nfw York Co=uri'Em tlrea 1.U ii .
above advenrlrement, nd ga taseE. .]- '
GQEcaT wj.HJE Of zIJ4L .I2T57VHE -' :f '-ye
AT NEW B .BHa'ON, BAV ORCWUT
S The Real Esta ofiDavM T'rwMnd, sru^ l .1 ,
7.^MNew Brighton Be s coBsr .
Publie Sale, on thSdea I _,by the Exec b. ,OriiJs* l ..
3d day ot sit of JEe iNt 13
JThis property consists of aby one. ai.d V
uilly situated in t e flourishing vslhl t of New
'same two hundred acres of valuaU ad l II '
village, together with four Iaoty ste"' Flo _l '
.Mii, ac.Oc. cad a great amount of M
water power at New Brightoe. wM oriflMe4t
hundred shares, of which twenty-br ave lkar.
now chiefly employed; the remaiitnig a~evny-' i 1 4eWi
-In. offered in lou or shares to suft purchUems. PForA'taPw e
"eot Bul1 Mil! Stones, it is presumed that. Lma eshnWaf Mnto
sufficient. The Stone Mill, abovealludedtobJ 5m.gjoPi c
'power from the Canal5 independently of ti'e ivenlf-ax .gg5..-
TPlhe two ltndmrd acres wiH be offered InouMtlOt, a 6-i .n.
ti ten acres each, to accommodate thee who p usi I&'ts f -
or water power. .
The sale will be positive, Qte terms llbezal. and 1ts *Res ,
disputable. Alt lther particulars will be made'ktowptMAtl
day of saM. ort gV0rainiirmf action respectti.r thfe
his Jocatloln, the pubil re re ferred rsepeptpully toip
cqunurcatoaa- heretofore published ii the Batbrdal
Peet, antd Casket, of PlIladelphIa, and to pm t le :
maps, &e. &e. published by M. T. Ce.W of e .0
Personas desirous of viewing f hie proas.i pi vidims't1.ft
will be waited on bFythe underained, ..
LEVI McCONNEL, 4~4Ee1a.9 .
N. -TOWNSEND, .
The sale will be continued from day to day,. t14 01wh tl
property is disposed of. am| B .
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*,.C M B&SCRIPTLON F'LONDON.
r. s ro, the North American Review for April.
.....e..haIre an action, forha great city. We' feel
f .ina ti neighborhood of man, and enjoy '"the
AWktft WleBurty of steetdtl lhe"-citement.of' .i.te
.ed1 I i. jileiant.tO. o,'us. We find,sermons in the
-ktmones of side walks ..In the continuous' sound.of
? A ,Mad ",%*dis ,.tIadfotsMbteps, we hear therer sad
musiti' efhuamaIlty." We feel that life is.not a dream,
)lqt an earnetLreali.ty ; that the beings ,around us are
"7Ot.the'.n*e4htsofa day, boUlte pilgrims of an eter.
nity i they are our fellow "creatures, each with his
historyry of-,th.ousa6dfold occurrence, insignificant as
jimr -ay beotonisu, lurt all-important to himself; each
With a human heart, whose fibres are woven into the.
gtate&t*eltb p'f human sympathies;' and none so small
Satj'en he dies, some of the mysterious meshes are.
dmobbroken. :The green earth, and the sea, all living
-ad l lifeless tlingsa,,preaohunto "us the gospel of a
great and good Providence ;,but most ofialLdoes man,
in bie nmanid bol wpers, and wants, 'and passions,
and deed- ,preaSo tbhi same gospel. He is the great
e elhisrt. "ArfdL .though .oftentimes unconscious.0f
.4kis 1i lion,,.r",rbluctaot to fulfil it, he leeds o others
aasty, even then to the thoughtful mind he preaches.
fWe aire in love withinature. The f-e of man is a be-
'"nediction to us.. The greatest works of his handi-
craft delight us'ha.r4ly less thoa' the gravest-works of
Nature. ,They are ,"the masterpieces of her own
masterpiece., Arohiftlure,: painting .music,' epio
poenr, and all& the forms of art, wherein the 'hand of
-gena4i ,i visible, ple.sj evermore, for they con-
iuct us i'so thed fellow p of great minds. And
thus oir sympathies are with men, and streets and
yit ieats, aid towers, from -whioli h lhe-great bells
S. itnd solemnly amd .blow,:md cathedral doors, whose
.-venerable statues holding books in their-hands, look
down likeaseatinels upon the church going multitude,
.And the'birds of the air come.and build their nests in
the armsaof saiitsandflidapostles. And more than all,
in great cities we learn to look the world in the face.
We shake hands with stern realities. We see our.
; .s*Wles in others. We become acquainted with the
motley, many-sided life of man; and'finally learn, if
sveaeo wise, to "look upon a metropolis as-a collec-
toas of villages; a :villae :,as some' blind alley in a
etropolis; 'fame as.the. talk of neighbors at the street
dQors; ,a'Jibrary as learned conversation ; joy as a
secoi:l,:sorrowasia minute ;life as a day; and three
tAhmings as all, God, Creation, Virtue.'*
Now, of all cities, Londn is the Monarch. 'To us
likewise is it The Great Metropolis. We are not
Seookneys. 'Wp were born on this side of. the sea.--
Qur family name is not recorded in the'Doomsday
'Book. 'It is doubtful fi*hether our ancestral tree was
", planted so far back as the Conquest. Nor are we
what Sir Philip Sidney calls, "wry transformed trav-
ellers." *We do not affect foreign air, nor resem-;
.ble' the nerry.Friar in the Canterbury Tales of whom
Sthte PreogUe 'says:--
.teftSewhat he lisped for his wantonness,'
T'o make his English sweet upon his tongue."
SNeverthele to us likewise is London the monarch
of cities. The fact that the: English. l amnguage. is6po-
; ken in some parts of .ittaikesus,.feel at home there,
4nd gives us;-as it were, the freedom of the:city.-
Even the associations of childhood',conectc us, with
it. We remember it asfair back 'as the happyjdays
- when we loved nursery songs, an'd 'rode a hoesebak
on the 'bet fathMr's.knee." Whittington and liiseatl
lived the;e. All our picture books InWd our sisters'
- dolls tCame frios.therej, and we 'thought, .poor chil-
'ren that evetyixbody in London sold dolls'ad.-pic-
Sue4. boks ,asA-e c,.ouutry boy imagined that every
hody lin' Boston sold gingerbread,' because.his father
always btought some home from town on Market
aysa. Since tkoase .toa* ves have grownwiser. We
hbae been in, Saint Paul's churchyard, and know by
eartht Wt the green parks At"dquiet squaress of Lon-
don. And-now finally for us grown up children,
.appears the New London Cries, this book of the
SForty-five miles westward from the. North Sea, in
hite lap of a bload and pleasant valley watere'd'by the
T'hames, stands the Great Metropolis, as all the
world knows. It comprises the City of London and
i t Liberties with the' City and Liberties of West-
minster,. the Borough of Southwark, and upwards of
thirty of thecontiguons villages of Middlesex and
Curry.- Jast and West, its greatest-length is about
Igbt miles: north and south, its greatest breadth
boeut five, its circumference from twenty to thirty.
Its p-pukltiou is estimated at two millions. The
act livingg tide-goes thundering thirough.its ten thou-
4and .streets .in one 'anbr=ken roar. "The noise of
Sthe great thoroughfare is deafening. But you step
aside into a by:lane, and anon you.emerge into little
green squares half filled with sunshine, half with
'haae, where no sound ofiliving ;thing is heard, save
.. be .vo.cs of 'birtlr a:child, and amid solitude and
Silence you gaze in wonder at the trees, "growiuo in
c Abe heart of a brick arid mortar wilderness." Then
timer, are the three pa4,.kL Hy-e, Regent's and .st.
'. JaSe4'j where you may>Jose yourselfin green-alle~is,
'ad dream you are in 'the country; 'Weatmiai ter
.'" Abbey, with its tombs and solemn cloisters where
with" the quaint Georg, Herbert, you "may think
Sthat when the bells do chime, 'tis angels' music;" and
hibh above all 'half hidden in smoke and vpor,
'rites The dtne of.St.Pausl's,
STb eea*t ea few of the mbre striking features of
Londonn. More striking still is: the Thames. Ahove
thstow.,'by Richmond Hill and Twickeunhaim, it
tds through the gwrves mank meadows green, a
yihQ -4| lyer stream. The'trav.ler 'who sees it here
iL ttwe.mr t time, eu hardly believe that this is the
v41gky river which bathes the feet of London. lMe
SJmpaj, te. coa .tman, what stream that is, and
qcoilcbhman answers with a stare of .wonder and
-fty' "The Tern, sir." -Pit-ute sitata are litUing
i and forth, and stately swans float, like water
iiies oni.s bosom. Onr itsibanha are .villages,and
,_ ujbar twrers, beneath which among the patiiazrcs
f l.hi 'hamletflie many gifted sons of song,
S'n sepulkhres unhearsed and green."-
6 IS a 16w 4Londokn, the whole seene'is changed.
J iL .view itby night. "amps aregleaminiag along
utom, end 'on the bridge., and a ,full moon riring
wemrtb borough of Sodthwark.. The' mooq beams
rMWe ,ip,1lm, yellow tide, whereip 4 sb flare the
'b ,Wrelpwit a lambent, flickering gleam. Bar-
u ,asd' wesrrie.s move to and fro;,and heavy &lden
*.fgaOsrMe -weeping up stream with therising. t.ie
':W ag'hideways, wibAL ose, flapping sails. Beth
.-'i f e riverae'crowd with sea. andriver
aidftjwMse Wak h*Wtn shadow, and .whoae
te rating .as rise into the moon light'like a'leaf-
.Ai .*11 .- A distant sound of music floats on the
Wlb" and fiuts, and a horn. It has an unearth-:
I eaund4 and lo! like a shooting a star' irht'comesr
Cipnng 'o. It is the signal at the masthead of a
team vessel, that flits by, like a cloud abnve'whidh
.gP.A f s.tar. Aid--kom all this scenem'Wa'up a
oAqd Pkarhman voices-curses, laughter:and siFg--
.pg.-am.agled with the monotonous maur of the city,
Ibe slashing, careering streams of life, hurrying to
.ksesem Bs in he .ImApervious gloom of eternity.'
W, the midnight.Is -past, and amid the gene-
ce, the clock strikes one two. Tar distant,
e belfry in the suburbs, comes the first
6 6 indistinct as hardly to be distinguished
jNiP ANe ,46owingmof a cock. Then close at hand:
the #reat bSlof t. Paul's, with a heavY,1 solemn
id- obe, f It is answered f*om tSothaark ;
tQL idt aditaft' e an echo, and then all around.
-j#% .VAt, vorio 3l4 intermingling clan', likie4b:
hime of bells, the -eksE from a hundred bfiqes
Sftjh. theleur, Bot .lroon is alread -sikisR.
t~ilaJ nd ler^y thro"uh a.apoarof' morning. It
ie -tsuge of the cIne and ho0se-tops,
.ymaSs tm. f ,iOnw ye with as you float down
' -tRwbrlbetween ubrokea JraIb f hips. Day
S W ig, i-t6 east, not wit', .ale streal
mI J ios an, but with a silver light d 'uaough
niWa"ttto the enith. Itis the*' ;6f
gMsdiStt and daylight. The water is tiri h
'C' wP huW meltipg into purple and go.l'ge
1c t 4ciles 'of aflah. the air grows ,coo
irhi ea the eastern sea, towards which we a
.BMoyna fkldhi., end 4imly seen In tbe ,inncertain
. lkl vmgdad you ri .
I -'C I I I)
its origin. K. M. Whitney, Kendall & Co. we sup-
pose would be deemed responsible officers, and the
public finances would be managed with consummate
prudence-that is-our party would be well fed at
this new -crib.
The best of the story is yet to come. The Globe,
in other. words Mr. Martin Van B-.en and his asso-
ciates in mischief, think that this Treasury scheme
will operate as a most salutary check' upon the in-
flations of paper currency. But why talk of paper
currency in these days ? Did you not tell us that the
gold an ai'dver were to flow up the Mississippi, and
that in a twelvemonth from the date when it was
written, paper rags would evaporate, and the hard
money only,'l*ne .thd pockets of(the people? Away
with such a.hUmlbiug.
Again, says the Globe, the United States have an
independent Legislature, an independent Judiciary ;
and why a dependent Treasury In one sense this
is very true, Mr. Globe, and in another entirely false.
We ouesad an iwuependent Legislature and Ju-.
diciary, but they were long ago prostrated at thee feet
of tWipxecutive. There is now but one power in
'this Government-it is the ExECUTIVE, and it has
become*an absolute DESPOTISM. Talk not of inde-.
pendence, when mpen who have sworn to support-
"THn ,FOURTH -'OF JULV.-We understand that the
committee of the' City Council have prevailed upon
Col.'oTHOMA Rrv at to officiate as Orator on the ap-
proaching aniiivesary of our National Independence.
From the talevrt and ability ofthis gentleman, we an-
ticipate a rare, chaos and masterly production, and
hesitate not to. proaiise those who may visit us on the
occasion, a rich intellectual banquet.-.
We also learn that arrangements have beon Aade
for a publie.display of fireworks in the evening, un-
der the direction of Mr H. J,. S. Hall, the Artist of
of Niblo'sGarden,.,N. Y, of whose pyrotechnieskill
we had an opportunity ofjudgiiAg t the Centennial
A public dinner will also be provided at the Prank-
Ein House, by the Messri. WITC`OMB, who, since
the commencement of their City -career, short as'. the
timelifi, have established their eharactetrs as first rate
cateretiflfb meanss fjaisbed appetites."
..From he New OrieAns Bee, May 22.
Chamber of Commaerce.- Considering the important
events daily occurring in the commercial world, the
p'deii.t of thechiam berorf commerce thought proper
4/ocopvqke the members of that -iidy .on Saturday
1fbi.i Th easbeirs promptly responded to the
evening were fifteen hundred dollars.
One may find here all "sorts of conditions oi men
-and "woman kind" too. There are men engaged
in most of the mechanic pursuits, though more are
wanted and will meet with good encouragement.-
Laborers are much wanted, and if (as your eastern
papers say) many of them are thrown out of employ,
1 can assure them that they will find ready employ-
ment and good pay here. As usual, there are too
few Ministers; enough of Physicians, and .too many
The prices here, of labor and evely thing else, are
high, laborers receive J0 shillings ($2,50) per day,
and in very busy timesiPar more than thathasbeen paid.
Servants, in houses, can hardly be obtained at any
price. Provisions are also high. Butter four shil-
'lings the pound-no milk at all-eggs $1,50 per doc-
en. A man owning a turkey and chicken was offer-
ed ten dollars for them, "cash up;"' which he refus-
ed. Oats are sold by the tavern keepers at $3 per
bushel-the price by the quantity is from 12 shillings
upwards. Potatoes are one dollar per bushel. From
these specimens some idea may be formed of the
"prices current" of Milwaukie.
The prospects of the place for years to come
are highly flattering. Among the towns -and
cities laid out in the West, those only can grow to
great importance that are really wanted; and among
these that stands the best chance which has the great-
est natural advantages. However much interested
men and factitious circumstances may crowd forward
a favorite place for the present, it must rely for per-
imanent sustenance and growth, mainly upon its nat
ural advantages. In this view, I say, that a town is
needed in the region where Milnaukie stands ; and
that this point has superior advantages to any other.
The main advantages to a town upon the Lake,
are, a good harbor and a good back country. In
these respects Milwaukie is unrivalled. 'The harbor
is Naturally a good one, and with improvement would
become the best one on the whole Lake.' The river
is wide and deep enough for the largest vessels on
the Lake. The back country around this town, and
extending through the Territory, cannot be surpass-
ed int beauty and fertility. But of this I am .to speak
in my next. In the two great points for a town,
Milwaukie stands secure.
Government will soon make an appropriation for
'the improvement of our harbor, and then the steam-'
boats and schooners that are now seen, sometimes in
half dozens, clustering in the Bay about the mouth
P*tWVIDENCE JOU IAL.
WEDNESDAY MORNING, MAY.;1, 1837.
A NEW- PXPFRIM ENT.
'The Globe is out at last in favor of c he new Ex-
periment which iwas suggested in bre message of
Gen: Jackson in 1829, viz.: a"great IT'ASURY BANK
As 'the gold and silver currency,,anidfthe pet Banks
have all failed, the quackss' st.Warhington are now
engaged upon thisinew Expwriment. Where is the
better currency which this same Gibbe and Mr. Mar-
tin Van Buren foretold ? If has 'proved a mere bub-
ble, and i i'ite's tthey would:give us "evidence of
claims upoa the, Treasury." Hearthe Globe !!
""NWihy,'would drafts. i* this bank [the U.
'S. Bank of Pennsylvania] be entitled to any peculiar
advantage? Would not a draft an the Mint at Phil-
adelphia be equally valuable .for all purposes of re-
mittance ?-orn a draft on the Cdbector, or some other
officer in whose'hands the collections of public mone)?
at New York might be placec d? Might not such
drafts upon the great paintstfa/follection, receivable at
the same time at the Land offices, afford greater con-
-veniences, both to the,public.ereditors and those who
wished' to purchase lands or pay duties, than any
.Treasury, drafts upon.ay 'private corporation ? Up-
on the showing of this projector, it seems perfectly
useless to employ any sclh agency. 7T.e Treasury
of the. United States,-with a few suitable and responsi-
ble qfflcers'at the great emporium of commercial inter-
course, is amply sufficient to carry on the transactions
required by the .public service, without placing the
public-'finances urinder the control of any grasping
corporation. The public' have seen and experienced
quite enough of their boasted facilities."
"Suchan arrangement will operate as the most
salutary check upon the inflation of paper currency
whiih ,have-bee.n so prejudical to 'the industry a'nd
actual wealth of the country in years past. If the
debts of the United States be paid, when they are
paid, either in actual cash, or the evidences of claims
upon tthe:'Trcasur, there will be no more suspensiofis
of specie payments. Whatever follies the State
Banking institutions may commit, the value recog-
nised by'ihe constitution of the United States will
not be deteriorated. The United States have an in-
dependent Legislature-an independent Judiciary-
and why dependentt Treasury ?"
This is the game, is it? The Pet Bank system
has exploded, and now the tinkerers are for a great
TREASURY BANK, founded on the revenue and cred-
it of the government-with officers of Mr Wood-
'bury's selection to sell a few bills of exchange. With
thirty millions of revenue, and a like amount of
stocks issued on the credit of the United States, we
suppose, -they would form their Treasury Bank,
make it, of course, a part of the Treasury, and sub-
ject to the entire control of the administration-with
its hundred branches extending its corrupting, pes-
tilential influence over the whole surface of the
Country, with Presidents, Directors, Cashiers,
Clerks, mere tools of the Executive-this is the
scheme which the party now propose- this is the
public granary which they would "erect, where all
of their creatures may feed-the glorious forage
house of the Treasury !
A proposition so monstrous, and leading to such
disastrous consequences, must be reprobated at the
outset. These men, eight years ago, united the
money power of the' country with the Executive,
and mark the issue. The system which they built
up, and which was to be so essential to the interests
of the people has exploded, and while the authors
are rioting in the mischief which they created, with
one voice, this new scheme must be exposed to the
indignation of the people. Let Congress beware
that they do not give form and shape to a monster
which will stalk over the land, killing prosperity,
stability and virtue.
But, says the veritable Globe,a few suitable and re-
sponsible officers having at their command the treasu-
ry of the United States, might perform all the duties
required by the public service, without having the
public finances under the control of any grasping Cor-
poratiou. Admirable logic this, and charactertet ofA
some misapprehension on the part of the encyclopae.
dist. It must be remembered that Mesmer had de-
clined a large pecuniary reward which was offe-ed
him by the French Government through the Baron
de Breteuil, on condition of establishing a magnetic
dinicum, and instructing three persons in the art-
selected by the Government. And it must also be
,remembered, as stated in another article, that he
wholly refused to give any information to the com-
mission. .-ll their means of examination therefore
were through the experiments of M. Deslon,' whose ri.
diculous complication of machinery, was perfectly in
keeping with the true spirit of quackery, and is no
where charged against Mlesmer, who it seems, de-'
aounced M. Deslon as an imposter." Furthgrmore,
Mesmer declared that Animal Magnetism "has the
peculiarity of affecting certain individuals alone,while
it has no perceptible effect on others-a difference of
constitution whish can only be ascertained by actual
experiment." This accords with present experience,
But M. Deslon undertook to produce effects uponi all
Persons indiscriminately. The commissioners them-
selves were subjected to the operation of his machi-
iery. It is well known now that not one in ten can
be treated magnetically with effect.
There is one more feature in this business worthy
.if special note. Mesmer and M. Deslon professed to
sure-diseases, and the commission expressly say they
confinedd themselves entirely to the investigation of
that pretence. Not one-word is said about the clair-
voyant power of the patients; a power, the existence
of *which i ht been established beyond the denial of
sound philosophy. Whether; M. Deslon had discbv-
eyed this, remains in doubt, since not a word is men-
4ioned on the subject.' If the commissioners had
seen it exhibited they would have found insupera-
ble difficulty in persuading themselves that all which
(they saw, was referable to the excitement of the im-
agination. And since, in all the accodants which we
have access to, no mention is made by Mesmer or
Deslon of several phenomena well. known at the
present time, we may conclude that neither of them
was acquainted with these phenomena. They seem
to have stumbled upon one of nature's abstruse sub-
jects; and, certainly in the case of Deslon, perhaps
also in t/tat ofJ Mesmer, there was much quackery
practised upon the credulous in relation to the cura-
tive efflcts of Animal JMagnetismr. If this was the
case, it cannot militate in the least against the facts
VfESTERN CORRESPONDENCE-No. I.
.. "' MILWAUKIE, May 7th, 1837.
After a long round-about journey of a month,
thtlough the Western States, I have at length arrived
at this pite. I left here last Octobor, and as I first
caught a returning view of it in entering Milwaukie
Bay I could,.scarce credit the fact that I was ap-
,preaching fsesame town. The number of new and
elegant frame buildings that had been erected during
my absence,.many of them where trees had stood
,before, adding as much to the beauty as to the size
of the place, gave, it altogether quite the aspect of an
On entering the town 1 found a change no less
remarkable. Woodhad been cut down, new streets
laid out and graded-the population had increased
from 1500 to 2500-and the number of buildings had
almost doubled. New stores have been opened, busi-
ness has increased, and what perhaps is more remark-
able, while the East and many towns of the West
have been groaning under a calamitous pressure
in the money market, times here have been compara-
For the information of such of my friends as wish
to establish themselves in a Western town, and more
especially of farmers who wish to emigrate for the
purpose of settlement, I propose to state in this let-
ter "that which I do know" of the history and advan-
tages of this town; and in a second to speak of the
lands in the interior of the Territory.
The name of this place (Milwaukie) is an Indian
term, and signifies in English "Beautiful Land."
The name has the usual appropriateness of the In-
dian epithets, as every one who has been here will
bear witness. It is situated at the head of Milwau.
kie Bay, at- the mouth of the Milwaukie River.
Owing to some uncertainty as to the poinh where
Government will construct the harbor, the build-
ings, and of course, the business, are at present a
little above the mouth of the river. The place
conAprises Milwaukie and "Walker's Point" and
"Kilbourn's" additions. "Walker's Point" addition
is near the mouth of the river, on the west side,
and owing, probably, to the reason abovementioned,
is not yet much improved. "Kilbourn's" addition is
farther up the river, on the same side, and is incor-
porated as "Milwaukie on the west side of the
river." The original town incorporated as "Mil-
waukie," is directly opposite on the east side of the
river, and extends down to the mouth. The two
latter points are improving rapidly.
As yet the East sides in the advance, having had
somewhat the start. Owing to the difference of in-
terests on the different sides of the river, there is
great rivalry ; each side striving hard for the ascend-
ency. This is a fortunate thing for the place if the
rivalry does not carry the parties into extravagance
or hostility. Which will finally prevail is a problem
-the advantages are nearly equal; the enterprise
and wealth arc strong on bath sides, and, wholly de-
voted to the contest.
sels, but received no answer. The Boston has return-
ed to Pensacola.
Schooner Samuel Houston arrived last evening
from Velasco, Texas, but brought ino news of any
importance. The country was quiet;- emigrants
continue-to arrive by sea and by land; theTexan
coast was free from Mexican ve.3?ls.-JVew Orleans
In addition to the above, we have advices direct
from Vera Cruz to the 1st inst. and from the city of
Mexico to the 27th April, by the barque Ann Eliza,
Biscoe, whose detention at Vera Cruz until the 1st
inst., by order of the commandant, we mentioned on
At the same ti:ne with the order for the release of
the Ann Eliza, came a general order, permitting all
American vessels to enter and depart as usual; the
Mexican government not choosing to make' reprisals
for the capture of the Gen. Urrea, until it should
have ascertained whether that act is sanctioned by
the government of the United' States.
President Bustamente has constructed his cabinet
as follows : Don Luis Coevas, Secretary ofstate ; Don
Manuel Pena y Pina, of the interior,; Don Joaquin
Lebrija, of the treasury; and Jose Michelena, of war
and the navy.
A' decree for the abolition of slavery was publish-
ed on the 5th of April. The'claims on account of
which the French admiral visited' Mexico, had been
adjusted to his satisfaction, and his squadron was to
sail immediately for the West Indies.
The British minister, Mr. Packingham, was to
leave Vera Cruz for home on the 3d inst. The Ea.
glish packet on board of which he had taken passage,
was expected to carry nearly a million of dollars in
The present aspect of matters between us and
Mexico is rather pacific than otherwise. The, Ann
Eliza has brought $22,300 in specie, besides some
kegs of dollars, amount not known.--J. Yo rk Corn.
SQfieial from FLOrida.---Gen. Jesup, in his official
despatch, dated Tampa, MayS, gven tihe -rect'
names of the principal chiefs who had come in at
Fort Mellon, as-Co-e-hah-jo, Tus-kee-ne-hah, Os-sin-
yah-holo, (Poweil.) Gen.i Jesup says, Powell will
be very useful in bringing the Indians in, and has-
tenini their embarkation. Micanonv. Jumner and
For the Journal. .
Numerous instances of injustice towards the char-
acter of men who have deserved the gratitude of pcs-
terity for their improvements in science and in mo-
rals, are to be found on the pages of history.' Man-
kind are frequently thoughtless towards their bent'-
factors while living, but they generally repay their
neglect by sowte posthumous notice. Sooner or la-
ter they are h'Tught to acknowledge genuine worth,
though they deserve the lash of the satirist, for the.
tardiness of their acknowledgement.
See nations slowly wise and meanly just,
To buried merit raise the tardy bust.
It may be well for the friends of Animal Magnet-
ism to look into the character of him who discovered
and first practised it. Perhaps it will be found that
Mesmer himself has suffered injustice at the hands of
the world. If that is not the case, why is it that ma-
ny of our scientific journals attribute the whole ef-
fect of animal magnetism to the imagination of the
patient, or to the deception of the Magnetizer ?
We know that sound philosophy could not come
to such a conclusion. We know that certain phe-
nomena take place which are not to be shuffled off
in that unphilosophical spirit They demand investi-
gationl. They plead eloquently in defence of the
characters of those who have been long vilified for
proclaiming them. Urged by a deep crmviction that
the character of Mesmer has been misrepresented, I
have looked into all the authorities which are within
my reach. The result of my inquiries is not verve sa-
tisfactory, for all these authorities are highly condem-
natory of the science and its discoverer. But, as it
frequently happens in untrue or prejudiced state-
ments, some facts are laid down which throw suspi-
cion upon the whole, or contradict in part. It may
be that Mesmer was too hasty in practising upon his
medical theory, and by his failure, contributed to
bring the science into question and disrepute. No
one can fail to perceive that they do not stand or fall
together. If Mesmer did not effect a single cure,
there was not in truth a reason for discrediting the
science. There was no more connection between it
and his therapeutic theory, than there is between the
geometrical rules of architecture, and the unfortunate
application or rather misapplication of them by the
architect employed by the Messrs. Joseph.,
What, then, is the use of reviving Mesmer's name
and pretensions ? Chiefly because his want of suc-
cess, has caused people to distrust all the discoveries
he made. Geometry suffers nothing from the mis.
takes of an architect, because its principles are firm-
ly established : but mr.gnetismin received stunning,
though Not a fatal blow, from the misc:arriage of
besnier. He is accusec(d of tlit' rossest drcepption,
and consequently t.he facts stated by hjinx are not
thought w.rtliy of examinination.
Now if it can be shown that Me(smpr was honest
in his convictions, and that if* lie committed errors,
they were the offspring ,f 'wrong reasoning, it will
go far to induce men to use cornllmllo candi.r towards
the science. And if It can be further shown that he
was a man of learning, we cannot, with any pre-
tence to modesty, reject his opinions without serious
consideration. Truth cannot be destroyed; it may
be trampled upon for a season, as the cross is said to
be annually trampled upon by the Japanese, but it
will one day be raised to its proper dignity, and com-
tmand the acquiescence of men.
To commence, then, with a proper understanding
between the reader and the writer, it must be' stated
that there are no sources of information within
reach at present, but the articles "Animal Magnet-
ism" and "Mesmer," in the Encyclopedia Ameri-
cana, and similar ones in Ree's and in Brewster's.
These are all written in the same spirit, and of the
last two, one is evidently a hasty transcript of the
other. The Encyclopedia Americana has given a
more extended view of the specific effects produced
both upon the magnetizer and the patient, taken
from more modern sources; but it has given such a
coloring to the whole, that no dependence can be
placed upon it. Amid so many misstatements, it is
possible that sbme gleamings of truth may appear, to
throw liglit upon the real character of Mesmner. I
am too well acquainted with the nature of human
prejudice, to attribute these misstatements to de-
liberate desiorn. They were made so recently after
the report ot'the French commission, which was sup-
posed to overthrow the whole matter, that their
general spirit is perhaps, to be attributed to the
general conviction of the times, which yielded at
once to the exalted character of the authors of that
FREDERIC ANTHONY MESMER was a German phy-
sician, born atMersburg in Suabia in 1734. That he
was a man of some learning, appears probable from
the fact ofhs having published several works, one in
the Latin Language "De Planetarum lnfluxu," in
which, says the Encyclopaedist, he maintained that
the heavenly bodies exercise an influence on the
bodies annmnals. He is accused "of associating the
Myw,,l n posphy with the reveries of astrologers
-but in this, hlie partook of the same delusion which
was common with many learned men of that period,
some of whom have left other works, behind them to
prove themselves to have been nevertheless truly
wise and scientific men.
He went to Vienna, where he began to practise
with mineral magnets. Meeting with little success
there, he made application to the academies of science
at Berlin and Paris, and to the royal society of Lon-
don, which were treated with contempt.
In 1779, the year after he came to Paris, he pub-
lished an account of his discoveries. About this time
he made a convert of M. Deslon, who, savs the au-
thor of the article in the Encyclopaedia Americana,
from a pupil, became a rival, and whom he then re-
presented as an impostor.
- There is something in this account, which taken
in connection with other things, makes Vs suspect
'death, he published a volume of experiments and dis-
coveries, which, says one, "attracted no notice."-
However that may be, we have the authority of Doct.
Brewster, that "in some of the German Uniierjsities
Animal Magnetism takes its. place with the other
sciences, and has its professors and lecturers."
The report of the last commission appointed by
the Royal Society of Physicians in Paris, has set
many ingenious and ingenuous minds to work upon
!this subject. But there have been no cases reported
in the European journals, which are so satisfactory
as those which we have had an opportunity to wit-
ness in this town and vicinity. And, if we cannot
prove Mesmer to have been, like Erasmus,
The glcry of his country and the shame,
we shall wait further confirmation, before ,we con-
demn as an empiric, him who struggled with fideli-
ty through a long life, to establish truths which we
deem worthy of investigation.
*.Since this sentence was written, a successful experiment of
this kind has been made in this town. The testimony is in-
dubi table. 'A young woman having been totally blind for more
than a year, is readily put into the clairvoyant state. We hope
the g intleaan who has this case, a highly respectable physi-
cian, will ot deem this note apiece of impertinence.
The article to which the subjoined communication
of X refers was copied by us from the Boston Centi-
nel fobr the express purpose of future note and com-
ment, believing from the nature of the piece and the
character of the paper in which it first gained publi-
city, that it would be extensively copied. Our in-
tention was, when a little more leisure would admit
of it, (unless some one better qualified for the task
should in the interim animadvert upon it) to. exam-
ine it in detail; for knowing that the assertion rela-
tive to a loan to Mr. Slater was erroneous, we had
reason to believe that some other particulars were
incorrect. We are however saved the undertaking
by the following remarks from "one who knows."'
S"THE BROWN FAMILY."
Mr. EDITOR :-Permit me to remark upon the
strange medley of fiction and of fact which, under the
above title, some worthy octogenarian of Dorchester,
(Mass.) has given to the public, through the medium
of the Boston Centinel. 1 cannot pause to expose
the numerous exaggerations and erroneous statements
into which a treacherous memory, or imperfect
means of information have betrayed the Centinel's
correspondent. That he is "a lover of Practical
Philanthropists," I have no reason to doubt; but if
the subsequent paragraph from his article is to be
considered as a specimen of his accuracy, I am
afraid his "reminiscences on a rainy day" will hardly
win a place among the faithful records'of history :
"In one distinguished instance, and at a threatening period,
something resembling- the present, Mr. Ives suggested the loan of
five hundred thousand dollars to the relief of the father and
leader of the American Cotton and Cloth Mills, S. Slater, Esq.
now deceased, when otherwise a complete bankruptcy must
have taken place. To this proposal the senior of the firm gave
his instant and most cordial assent. Slitter was saved by this
joint noble act, which, it is believed, is without a parallel in our
mercantile houses. Slater, in consequence, is said at his death
to leave half a million to his heirs."
Now, Mr. Editor, there is hardly a single word of
- truth in this pregnant paragraph. How many thou-
sands the late Mr Slater'left to his heirs, we do not
know, and if we did, we should not care to foist into
the newspapers a fact which Concerns none but pri-
vate individuals,--But we do know,'that the late r.
Ives never suggested to his partner a loani of $50Q0,00
for the relief of Mr Slater; that no such loan was
ever made, or vw.as ever intended to be madeby the
house of Messrs. Brown & Ives; and that no
partner in that house, as sut? 'ever claimed any
credit for participating in d#E measures adopted for
the relief of Mr. Slater, during his temporary embar-
rassmnent in the year 1829. As President of the Provi-
dence Bank, Mr Ives took a prominent part in these
measures, which it is known to every business man
in this community were concerted by several of
our banks, who relying on the ample resources of Mr
Slater, and deprecating the consequences of his fail-
ure to the whole community, united in sustaining
him at a crisis of commercial, distress, which till the
present has had few parallels in the history .of our
IMPORTANT FROM MEXICO.
The schr. Lady Hope, Captain Amaur, arrived
last evening from Matamoras, bringing $12,000 in
specie. She left in the Brasses Santiago, on the 14th
instant, the American schooners Cora, Leonidas,
Mechanic, Rob Roy, Julius Casar, and Champion,
detained by order bf the military and civil governors
of the place, confirmed by General Bravo. The
schooner Ellen, from hence, was discharged outside
The passengers on board the Lady Hope, affirm
that the creW and passengers of the Julius Cmsar
and Champion had been tried for piracy, condemned
The Texan armed schooner Independence was
captured and carried into Vera Cruz, after a long
eomabat with two M*~.ioan arnoL_ v-ooel, in which
her commander Wheelwright had part of his abdomen
shot away by a cannon ball; he was not expected
to survive. Wmin. Wharton Esq. was on board of
the Independence, and h1, as well as his fellow pas-
sengers, took part in the struggle. Mr W. having
greatly contributed to alleviate the trouble of Santa
Anna during his confinement in Texas, it remains
to be seen what the latter will. now do in his behalf.
The Mexican army, about 2000 strong, remained
in their cantonments, and Texas had been entirely
I omitted to stale that the U. S. sloop of war Bos-
ton, was off the Brasses de Santioo, to the 10th in:
stant. The commander repeatedly demanded of the
Mexican authorities the release of the American ves-
From the Baltimore American.
THE BEN SHERROD STEAMBOAT.
There is some degree of satisfaction in knowing
that the late appalling and wanton destruction of hu-
man lives on board the steamboat Ben Sherrod, is not
passed by in utter indifference by the people residing
on the Mississippi. A public' meeting of the citizens
of Natchez has been held for the purpose of inquiring
into the facts connected with this most melancholy
affair, and a committee specially charged with the
duty of making the investigation have made a report
of them, founded on the testimony within their reach.
The report declares-.
"That the steamboat Ben Sherrod left the city of N.
Orleans, bound for Louisville, having on board up-
wards of two hundred passengers, inclusive of the
crew, the steamboat Prairie leaving about the same
time, for the same place; and that the said boats had
been "racing" from the time they left New Orleans
until the fatal occurrence, which took place about li
miles above Fort Adams, at 1 o'clock, on the morn-
ing 6fthe 9th instant, the Prairie Ifeipg a few miles
ahead; that previous to that time said boats had passed
and repassed each other some twice or three times.
The Sherrod had been on fire, and was known to
be so by the hands on said boat, sometime before the
alarm was given to the passengers in the cabins on
the lower deck, and that ample time elapsed after the
discovery of the fire, to have run the boat ashore and
landed every passenger on her, she being then not
exceeding 200 yards from the shore on the right side
of the river, but that no attempt whatever was made
to effect a landing, after the discovery of said fire, un-
til several minutes had elapsed, when the Captain,
(C. G. Castleman,) finding that the boiler deck was
-in flames, ordered the pilot to run her ashore, but it
was now too late, the wheel rope having been sever-
ed by the flames. The Captain then ordered the en-
gineer to stop the boat, but he had fled from his post,
thus leaving.the boat under full headway, uncontrol-
led by the pilot, and bearing out from the shore far-
ther into the middle of the river. The flames had
now reached nearly to the' stern of the boat; all was
consternation and despair, the yawl suspended by
pullies, was immediately filled with passengers, and
in lowering it to the surface of the water, some one
cut away the bow rope, which caused the yawl to be
run down, and the loss of all within it. The' remain-
ing passengers and crew were now forced overboard
by the approaching flames.
The report further states "that at the time the Sher-
rod took fire the hands on duty were in a state of in-
toxication, having access at all times to a barrel of
whiskey, placed forward of the boiler deck for their
use, and that the engineer then on duty was equally
culpable, having furnished the firemen with large
quantities of brandy or other spirits, as an induce-
ment to keep up excessive fires, with a view of over-
taking the steamboat Prairie, then ahead of them."
Severe censure is cast upon the captain or the Sher-
rod for his great indiscretion and neglect of duty,
and for the great disregard manifested for the safety
of his passengers. The Committee state that.net
less than one hundred and fifty lives were the sacri-
fice of his outrageous proceeding.
The Report was unanimously accepted by the
meeting, and resolutions were subsequently offered
and adopted, expressive of the sentiments of strong
disapprobation entertaiaetf in reference to-the con-
duct of the captain of the Sherrod, in particular, and
avowing the necessity of legislative action in order to
render sat the immense trade and travel on the Mis-
A committee was appointed to memorialise the
State Legislature on the subject, and to pray that
body to call the attention of the Legislatures of all
the States bordering on the Mississippi and Ohio riv-
ers to it.
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II \ I 1~~TT I
TII- I I01 ....
Until a year and a half ago the place contained
only two or three log huts, occupied by'as many
squatters and Indian Traders. In the month of Au-
gust 1835, the lands were brought into market and
were held by the occupants either by right of pre-
emption or by "floats." The firstframe houses in the
place were put up a year ago last winter. One year
ago the present time there were only 18 or 20 houses
in town. From thattime, property advanced rapidly
and the process of building has steadily continued
up to the present time. There are now rising three
hundred buildings, and the work is going on rapidly
as ever. There are too large Hotels in operation;
one on each side of the river. One of them was
opened on New Year's day with a Ball which w-as at-
tended by seventy ladies and upwards of a hundred
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EW PCHOOL--The subscribers have opened a Sclhool ia
.l Warren, fr'the instruction of youth, iln al-the common
and higher branches of English education, and the Classics.-.
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b.d to their charge, they confidently look for t liberal share or
public patronage. p
Parents and guardians residing in oar'neighboring city, who
have sons whom they wish to send out of the' city to school,
are invited to ntake'nquiry witt regard to the merits of this.-
For Information Af pply to Revo. W. iAtbrway, or Rev. John C.
Wehsh. 'he terms of thres-ueboctl are moderate.-Board can be
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iD. K. -BOUTEL,.
Warren, May 3, 1837. [m8 6w] t E. KINNICUTT.a
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PsL The subscribers having purcb~ted of Mr, ltohace Hena-