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THIRD DOORF ABOVE WALNUT STRLAiETM. I ... 5183i N0 125
VOL. V. PHILADELPHIA; FRIDAY MORNING, AUGUST 5. 1836. NO. 1255
SIX O'CLOCK, A. M.
TO BAL'TIMI ORIIE,
,Via New Castle and Frenchtown Rail Road.
T Hr. Steamboat OHIO. Capt. deftiies, vill l.tpart from
Chesnutst.whart for Baltimtore dsily,at 6 o'c!ock,A.M.
7All baggage at the risk of its owner. The Company
will not be responsible for the safety or delivery ol baggage
unless receipted tor by their Agent.
N. DAVIDSON, Ageat,
Chesnut si. Whaif
0T Freight received and despatched daily for Bald-
more. may f8-dif
CAMDEN AND AMBOY RAIL-ROAD LINE
FOR NEW YORK.
At 6 and 10 o'clock, A. M., daily, Sundays
From the WTharf foot of Chesnut street.
Steamboats on the Delaware.
NEW PHILADELPHIA, Capt A. Jenkins.
TRENTON. Capt. Win. M. Jenkins.
Steamboats oil the Raritan.-
INDEPENDENCE, Capt. Geo. N. Diehl.
SWAN. Capt. Chas. Seymour.
On atid al'ter Saturday, the 23d inst.
Passengers who leave in the 6 o'ch ck Line will arrive in
New York between I and 2 o'clock. P. M. Those Iseaing
in the 10 o'clock Line will arrive in New York at an earl),
hour the same afternoon.
Fare in Regular Line, $3 00
'Forward Deck passage, 2 00
For Burlington, Bristol and Bordentown.
The steamboat BURLINGT ON, Capt. D. Martin, will
leave the same whart on Saturdays at 3 o'clock, V. M. Ie-
turaing. will leave Boidentown ot0 Mondays at-. A. M. and
Berlington and Bristol at 7 A. M.
All ether days (Sundays excepted,) at 1 o'clock, P. M.
from Philadelphia, and 7 o'clock. A. M. from Bordentown.
jy 1o-dtf WM. J. WATSON, Agent.
U. S. MAIL LINEb
FOR NEW YORK,
Through by Rail-Road Cars and Post Coaches.
T HE Great Mail will leave Philadelphia every af-
ternoon, at 5 o'clock, and arrive in New York ear-
ly next morning, passing through Bristol, Trenton,
Princeton, New Brunswick, Rahway, and Newark to
The Second Mail Line leaves the office every morn-
ing at half-past 5 o'clock, and arrives in New York
e',rly the same afternoon, passing through the above
The Coaches and Rail.Road Cars on this route are
now, and every possible comfort extended to Passen-
FARE, FOUr DOLLARsS.
For seats in the above lines, apply at the U. S. Mail
Office, 28 South Third street, north ofChesnut st.
ZACH. B. J. GRISWOLD,
Agent for Alex. M. Cumming te.Co. Proprietors.
The splendid new steamboat TELE-
GRAPH, Capt. W. Wilden, Jr. leaves
Race street wharf for Wilmington eve-
ry morning at 7 o'clock. Returning leaves Wilming-
ton at 3 o'clock, P. M. Fare 75 cents.
Fare to Chester or Marcus Hook, 50 cents.
All baggage at the risk of its owner. Breakfast
provided on board. Freight taken on the customary
Fare on Sundays to Wilmington and back, !$1 00
do do Chester or Marcus Hook do 75
On Sunday the Telegraph leaves Wilmington at
4 o'clock, P. M. jy 2-dtf
Good Intent Rail-lRoiad
CANAL PACKET LINE FOR PITTSBURG,
And Sleamboat Line for
CINCINNATI AND LOUISVILLE,
Leaves corner Broad and Chesnut sts. every morning
AT EIGHT O'CLOCK.
Passengers from Philadelphia
will take splendid new eight
wheel Cars by Rail-Road to Co-
lumbia, thence by Packet Boats to Hollidaysburg, by
Cars over the Portage Rail Road to Johnstown, and
thence by Packet Boats to Pittsburg.
The Care are all now, of the most approved model
and construction, built of the best materials, and deci-
dedly the most elegant, comfortable and convenient
ever put on the Columbia Rail Road.
The Packet Boats of this Line are also new and of
any in the U. States. -
The Line from Pittsburgh to Cincinnati and Louis-
ville consists of.twelve Steamboats, which for good ac-
commodation, elegance and speed, are not surpassed
by any on the Ohio River-one of which will leave
Pittsburgh daily for Louisville.
The proprietors flatter themselves that from the very
superior manner in which they have fitted up this Line,
together with their having selected the most careful,
efficient and obliging captains and agents, (whose duty
it shall be to attend to the comfort and convenience of
-their passengers,) they will deserve and receive a lib-
eral share of public patronage.
Seats for this Line can ONLY be secured at the
offices, No. 89 Chesnut street, 1 door below 3d street;
No. 28 south 3d street; Western Hotel, 288 Market st.;
and corner of Broad and Chesnut sts.
je 11-dtf J. TOMLINSON, Agent.
VIA RAILROAD CARS 4- CANAL PACKETS,
.Ind by Steamboats, carrying the U. S. .Mail,from
PITTSBURG TO LOUISVILLE.
LEAVES the comer of BROAD
AND RACE STb. every morning
*-W ag at o'clock.
Office north-east corner of 4th and
Chesnut street. For seats apply as abbve, and at No 200
Market street; a nrth-east corneutr of 2d and Chesnut its.
and at the white Swan Hotel, Race.st.
may 7-dif A. is. CUMMINGS, Agent.
l'ennsylvania' Ai Ohio Trans-
TO AND FROM PITTSBURG.
T HE Proprietors of the above Line beg leave to inform
t their friends and the public, that they have changed
the agency from J. Bunting &c Co. to the house of BOLTON
& CO. in Philadvlphia, and from G. Mulhollan, Jr. to thB
house ofHANNA & POINDEX''ER, in Pittsburg, and
will he prepared ,to sun their daily line of Boats and Cars
on the opening ot the Canals.
A Boat will positively leave Bolton & Co's depot, foot of
Willow Street Railway, on Fairmount Dam, Schuylkill; as
also from the Warehouse of Hanna 6& Poindexter, Pitts.
burg, every day, Sundays excepted.
The Boats and Cars uo this Line being of the first class,
commanded by experienced Captains, who have a direct
interest,all goods committed toiheircharge will be handled
with care, and will meet with immediate despatch. All
kinds of merchandise destined for the West by this Line,
from M-rehants of Philadelphia, will be received at the
large Warehouse on the Witli.w Street Railway, below 3d,
and all goods arriving coastwise will be received at the
Warehouse on the Delaware, known as the Northern Liber-
ties and Penn Township Rail Road Depot where the arto.
v es can be put direct from the vessels into the ears. No
usanshipment between Philadelphia and Hollidaysburg.
01lnstrancc can be effected by this Line.
HENRY NEFF. Alexandria, 1
CHARLES PORTER, do. |
J S PAT IEN & Co. Petersburg,s 2
WM WALKER & Co. do.
A PATTERSON & Co. Willliamsburg, -
i' A ENNIS. do. i
WM MOORE, and others, do
BOLTON Y Co. Phildelphia, 1
WMl WALKER, Petersburg, .
H NEF, "Ale.ndria ,
C PORTER, Axanrua,
A PA'TERSON, Williamsburg,
A ENNIS, I o
J BINGHAM. Hollidaysburg,
HANNA & POINDEXTER, Pittsburg,
T & W H Hart, S V Anderson, Son & Co.
Potts. Reynolds & Co. Worley & Welsh,
H k F A Huber, Senll &I hompson,
Robt Pattersoni & Co. Wood & Abbott,
Benners Badger &Co. H C Corbit & Co.
J & T Wood Ix Co. Eagle, Westcott t Cambles.
Mr Moses Atwood, Butler & Crnutcer, Wm Bell & d Co. and
James Park & Co.,Pittsburg, Pa.
[Exclusively for Passengers,]
BY RAIL-ROAD CARS & CANAL PACKETS,
Philadelphia to Pittsburg',
AND isY STEAM 130 \TS,
Carrying the United States IMad,
TO CINCINNATI AND LOUISVILLE,
T EAVES the West Chester House, corner o,' Broad andt
.jRace sts. everytnorning at 8 o'clock, I asking over the
Col mbia and AI;egheny P. rtage rail road in daylight.
Thle cars used ip n tile Columbia rail road are of tlhe very
bst description, running upon eight wheels, and carryuitK
40 passengers. The boats are an improveneat on the best
minodei now in use on the Erie Ca nal. They are furnished
in the best stylo, and run exclustv ely for the acommodation
The proprietors of the line have spared no expense in fit-
ting it up. so as to promote the speed and comfort otpass-
engers.and feel assured that they will still merit and receive
a share of the public patronage so liberally bestowed.Jast
For seats apply at the office N E corner of 4th and Ches-
out sts. and at the N K corner of Che
,,reet, and at the West Chester House, Broadi t.
A. B. CUMMINGS,
may 4-dtf Agent for the Proprietors.
MANUFACTURED INA SUPERIOR AfANJNER,and
*nms.dtratetermn,by PUGH MAUEItRA
117 north Third *t.
SE A B t T I-I N G. MECHANICS' & TRADESMENS'
Long Branch. Deal, and .7fanasquan, via Cam- Loan Company of Pennsylvania.
den and A.mnboy Rail Road.
denn Lines will commence running Capitalt 500,000 Bollars.
S on Friday, the 1st July next,
ftl-----Ieaving Chesnut Street Wharf, INCORPORATED BY THE STATE OF
daily, (except Sundays) at6 and 10 o'clock, A. M. for PENNSYLVANIA.
Heightstown, where first rate carriages will be ready l'oney to be loanedon Deposit ofcollateral security.
to convey passengers to the above celebratedwater-
ing places, over an excellent road, arriving early the OFFICE NO. 16 SOUTH SIXTH STREET.
same afternoon. rtHIS Company being now in active business, are
Faro by either of the above Lines to Freehold, $2 00 i ready to advance money on deposit of all kinds
Long Branch or Deal, 3 00 of collateral security, in sums to suit the necessities of
Manasquan, 3 50 those who may make application to them.
ir All baggage at the owner's risk. One of the objects the Legislature had in view, in in-
R. M. Smith 4' Co., Heiglitstown, corporating this Institution,was to enable such as might
B. Hendrickson & Co., Freehold, be in want of money, to obtain it upon the deposit of
Samuel Laird, Colte Neck, collateral security, at a moderate premium.
Barclay, Sherman, Wardeiil 4 Co., Long Branch. The Company are desirous of calling the attention of
John S. Forman, Manasquan. Proprietors, the community to the Institution, and give notice that
je 29-dtf they are prepared to loan on entire invoices, as well as
ctoal VI'ei'his, on smaller deposits.
o i Thev will receive money, on deposit and allow the
.te With immediate despatch, to NEW YORK, usual rate of interest on the same.
i ALBANY, BOS I ON, &c. Apply to They also receive daily deposits, to be drawn at
DELAWARE COAL CO. the pleasure of the depositor, on which no interest
No. 117 S. 3d street, or is allowed. The office hours are from 9 o'clock, A. M.
2d wharf below Walnut street, Schuylkill till 3 o'clock, P. M. except on Saturday, when the ,of-
Passage frgLOid g o_ O rry. fice is open till 5 P. M.
ssPeos wishing t engage pfrge fr their By order of the Board.
S k Persons wishing to engage passage fr their J. LOGAJV SMITH, Cashier.
.P=.M friends in a first rate ship, to sail from London-
derry for "Philadelphia ab6ut the 1st September, may
now do so by applying to ROBERT TAYLOR,
jy 8-dtf 276 Market, above 8th.
James Hand's Line,
For Nortolk and Petersburg.
Wednesday and Saturdays.
Tf 'HE subscriber, thankful for paa t encouragement, will
3.. continue to run good and sutbtantial sehooners to
and from the ahuve ports, commanded by men exp-elienced
in the trade-to sail from each port twice a week. 'I lie
vessel, of this, Line will be towed up the river Apamattox
by seam, wrihout lightening.
For freight or passage apply on board, at Fassitt's what,
2d above the Drawbridge, or to
JAMKS TIAND, 88 south wharves.
Rowlett, Roper & Noble, Petersburg.
W. Habrington, Norfolk.
N. B.-Shippers by this Line may rely upon the vessels
sailing as advertised. mar 1s-dtf
BALTIMORE AND PHILADELPHIA
Via Chesapeake and Delaware Canal.
James Hand's Line.
This Line is now in full operation-one
.Affi or more of the packets leaving dailt; Sundays and
extr-me bad weather excepted. For freight apply to
may 21-dtrf 58 south whirves.
JAMES HAND'S LINE,
New York and Philadelphia
Via Delaware and Raritan Canal.
T HE subscriber being thankful to the public for past
. encouragement, begs leave to iiilor.; the Merchants
and Shitippers generally, that hlie will continue to run a
lne oi'first-rate vessels to and trom New York the ensuing
season. unit as the vessels employed are of a light draught
of water, and carry small cargoes, will not meet with as
much detention as'larger vessel- or barees, and by using
every exertion and attention to the receiving and tforward-
ing goods, he hopes to obtain a share ot public patronage.
For freight, which will be taken on the most reasonable
terms, apply to .IAM S HAND,
55J south wharses-or to
Messrs..I. & N. BRIGGS,
36 Old Slip. New Yor,-.
N. B.-Goods will be received and forwarded to any
place, via New Yoik, as directed, frce of storage and corn
mission. apr 2t-dtt
A VALUABLE FARM
Situate in Abington township,
NMontgomery county, about ten miles from
I the cityof' Philadelphia, and near to .en-.
9 1 kintown and Mooiretown-coniaining 115
g ACtES--adjisnitig lands of Wmin. Grant.
Thos. lete and oer. and others; boimed by Suquehann,, at.
and a road leading from Absngton Friends' M, e iLg-House
to Israel Hallowel!'s Mill. About 20oaeesare woodland, a
proportion of meadow, a large apple orchard. and a variety
ol other fruit-the remainder arable land. ofa good quality.
The improveieuts are a two-story ston,. dwelling-house,
with three rooms and a kitchen on the first floor, four
rooms and entry on the second, with a good cellar under
the whole; large stohn barn, 52 b) 32 feet, a wagon-bouse
carriage-house, and niher ouf-buildints; a well of water
with a pump in it, convenient to the dwelling.
For further particulars apply to
.1. D. &R B. W. MILES
nov 17-'t As south vifih street .
NEW AND FASHIONABLE,
No. zor sothli second street,
Just below Pine, and opposite the New Market.
Hathaway & Snyder
Respectfully inform their friends and the
public, that they have just opened a new and
extensive Hat Warehouse, as above mentioned,
and intend keeping constantly on hand. as well
for the accommodation of City as Country
customers, a largo' supply of
Philadelphia Manufactured Hats and Caps,
which they will sell, either wholeiahl or retail, twenty-five
per cent. cheaper than they can be obtained at any other
place in the city. Those who doubt this statement, aie
respectlully invited to call and examine for themselves.
N. B.-The dTrade will be supplied with Hats as usual.
ISAAC M. ASHTON'S
Hat and Cap Manufactory,
No. 216 Market Street,
T HIRD door above Decatur, south side, and next door
below Farmers'Inn, Philadelphia-where are manuafac-
tuted, and constantly for sale, a great varietyy of Fashionable
HATS aid CAPS, of warranted qualities, antd at as low
prices as at any other establishment in the city.
63 Country Merchants supplied upon the most liberal
terms. my 3-dtf
Lewis Taylor & Sons'
Boot, Shoe, s Trunk Store,
South-East Corner of Fifth and M- rket Sts.
SEWIS TAYLOr h SONS take this method of in-s
S formingtr customers and th e public generally,,
that their store is at the corner of Fifth and Market streets,
where they will sell all article, in tuhe r lie as low as they
are sold at any store in the city o the same quality. They
fia ter themselves that there is not any of the above arti-
cles of a Rbetter quality manufactured in the city, as they
are very particular inecollecting materials, and to have
them made by the best workmen in all the above branch-
Or' The highest price f nd cash paid for all the above
articles, but to avoid troublenouc need be offered but those
that are good.
N. B -Patent Gum Elastic Blacking, of a superior qua-
lity, for sale by the groce. dozen, or single box.
BOOT X SHOE Vl7IdKER,
No. 66 Chesnut Street,
(between 2d and 3d streets, south s de,)
Informs his friends and customers,
and the public in general, that having made
large additions to his stock of work on hand,
as Well as improvements in the workmanship
I sa of his articles, is now ready to supply persons
in w ,anton ods in his line, I the dozen or sithe i pair, of
BOOTS, SHOES, SL.IPPfiRS, PUMPS,,&c fur CASH,
che per, for the quality of goods, than can be purchased
N. B.-J. T. continues 'o manufacture to order his well
kuiown CORK-SOLE BOOTS, with every oilier article in
the line. Jan 22-dtf
J. o itp les,
C OLLECTOR of Taxes for Dock an"d Locust Ward,
also attends to the Collection of Rents, Bills, &c.
0't Office. No. 65 south Vifth st. feb 19-d
I HK Directors of the Philadelphia Ice Co." have the
satistaetion of stating to the citizens of Philadelplhia
stnd the adjoining district. thst after aearlv three earsof
trials, vexations. and disappointments, they have at length
succeeded in completing ihsir arrangements at *"Iccoer
Place." for the preservation of ice. Tht quantity now put
up (owing to the pecutliar e-ustriction of the hose) is
fully equal to 500 OO bushels, put utp in houses built upoe
the oldi plan.
Of the superior quality of this company's ice, it is hardly
net-cessary to say any thi -g,. as it is known to thie public
that it Las all been taken from Fair'souni Dam-every
tusre Wi it.m i None of it Iromn brick yards posis, andr
oSrer stanhi.i a pools.
The coumpain) will commentece thr delivery as early in the
ensuing miuonili as ice will be wan' ed; in thie mean time ice
in ainy quantity iand atany hour can be had at the office.
'I lie prices k ilt rce-
25 cets per ieels or I uiek per day.
576 61 "
25 cents per bushel, for bushel and upwards.
The board are omking such arrangements as will obviate
most of, if not all, the causes of complaint of previous
Orders for icr, stating name, place of residence, and
quantity required lef at tithet ofthe following places,will
be puncrtually attended to.
At the office, No. south Sixth street, or with either of
Samil. English, 4 Market st. Alex'r Henry, corner of
Market ai:d 9th, Johnb W. Dickson, 118 north 9.li, James
Wood, 8 north 2d, Edlward C. Wayne, cor Market and 4th,
Dr. G. W. Allan, cor Race and 6th, Saml P. GrifHits,
8th below Chesnutii, Eli Welding, (.or Chesoui and Schuyl-
kill 7th. Joseph P. Norris.jr. 114 south 4th st, Henry Hu
her, hr. 194 Market it, loishua G. Halker, 46 Archi, William
Torr, 4 'north 2it, Joseph Ridgway, cor Maiket and Deca-
tur, William Biddle, car Arch antd 11tih, Richard Price. cur
Spruce ana sib, K. C. Marshall, 176 Vine, It. W. Test, S W
edor Vine and sth.Ewd Needles, cor Race and 12 lIt, Tios
M'Clintock, 270 Arch. Dilw3 n Parish. cor Arch anml 8th,
Chartered by the Legislature of Pennsylvania.
CAPITAL AUTHORIZED BY LAW,
T BHE Philadetphia Sating. InsWitntion. at the office,
No. 00oo Walnut street, south side, between lDeaware
Fourth and Fifth streets, receives Depsites daily,(Suntay,
the Fourth of July. and Christmas, excepted,) between the
hours ot 9 o'clock. A. M. and 3 o'clock, P. M. from all per-
soils disposed io place funds therein, at the following rates
Regular Weekly Depositers, from g! to 810 per week,
5 per cent, per annium.
Specia Deposites of anysum overg500, and notexceed-
ing 85000,to remain at least one year, 4 per cent. per an-
Sums at 81 and upwards,and not exceeding 8500,to re-
main at least three months, 4 per ceut per annum.
Sums oft l and upwards,and not exceeding g500,to re-
main from thirty to ninety days, 3 per cent. per annum.
All sums on Special Deposite. not exceeding %,50, to be
paid on demand, at the rates of interest above specified.
No interest will be allowed on any sum under 85, nor
upon any traction of a dollar.
The rate of interest to weekly depositors will not be re-
duced without notice of at least 60 days, in two daily news-
papersof the city of Philadelphia-but weekly depositors
will uot be allowed to withdraw their deposits without
having given four weeks notice oftheir intention in writing,
so to do.anil upon such notice the interest shall eease.
Certificates will be given to special depositors, wherein
the rate oft interest, the duration of the deposit, and the
notice for withdrawal,will be designated.
Applications for loans to be made on Mondays of each
The following is an extract from the 5th section of the
Charter :-"And provided also, that no director or officerof
thesaid institution, cither by himself or through any other
person, shall be authorized to borrow or make any loan
from the funds of the said institution."
Published by order of the Board of Directors,
PETER FRITZ, President.
CHAS. ROBS. 'rea-irerr
AND TRUST COMPANY.
No. 159 Chesnut Street,
The Girard Life Insurance, Annuity and Trust
Company of Philadelphia,
D AILY receives monies in trust on Interest, executes
Special Trusts, grants Polieies of Lile Insurance on
e inmost favorable terms. and grants Annuities and En-
dowments. Special and Wetkly Deposites will be received
and if desired, applied to the purchase of Policies of Life
Insurance, Annuities or Endowments.
Rates of Insurance for $100, at some of the
Premium Premium Preminm for
for 1 year. for 7 years, whole lite,
At the age of 21 gt 4 St 48 82 07
2 1 51 1i 5 2 24
30 1 64 1 73 2 48
35 1 80 1 91 2 80
(0:Office open from 9 A. M.
B. WV. RICIIARDS, President.
GEO. W. ASH, Treasurer.
JNO. F. JAMES, Aetuary apr 29-dtf
Peimsvylvaniha Lite I nsnrance
and Trust Company.
Entire Capital paid in $500,000.
The Pennsylvania Company for Insurances on
-t .Live and (.rr, a :As,.ssi'aP.
tL._ o -..ur t'..rur., graut s tme LegislatureofPenn.
sylvania, on he '6th February, 1836. are tully authorized
and empowered to receive moaneror other property, real
or personal, in trust, to accunm,.late the interest or income
thereof, and also to accept aeptd execute Trusts of any and
every description, which may be committed or transferred
to them, byi.ny person or persons whatever, bodies corpo-
rate or politic, or by any Court of the United States, or of
the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. and they may also be
appointed guardian of the estate of any Minor, or commit.
tee -f a Lunatie.
The Legislature having provided that all investments of
moneys received in trust shall be at thi risk of the corpo-
ration, this company becomes the secure depository of
trusts reposed with them.
Certificates of Deposits in Trusts will be issued transfer-
able only tn the books of the company.
In addition to the trust business, the company continue
to effect Insurances on Lives, Grant Annuities and En-
Insurances on Lives furnish a means of making a safe
provision for a surviving family, upon the payment ot an
annual premium, ac
Creditors may effect insurances, by which they can se-
cure debts owng to them in the event of the death of the
The inconveniencies arising 'from the hazard of life in
voyages travels, or residence in foreign countries, maybe
obvia'ed by the paymentofan addit ional premium varying
with the risk
Annuities afford the readiest means of securing to an
aged pers',n a large and safi income for lite,or to a young
person by the purchase of a deferred annuity.
Endowments may be secured to Minors ol arriving at
maturity, or at any specified age by depositing a small
sum at birth or any time during minority.
For further information eontierning rates, &c. apply at
the office of the company, 72 south3d st.
my 23 d SEARS C. WALKER, Actuary.
Fire Insurance Co.
OF THE COUNTY OF PHILADELPHIA.
Capital authorized by Law, 400,000 dollars.
M AKE both limited and perpetual insurances on
brick, stone, or frame buildings, vessels In port,
stores, hotels, mills, barns. stables. carpenter shops, lumber
yards, merehandi.'e, furniture and property of every de-
scription, and in any part of the United states, against
loss or damage by fire.
Applications, either personal or by letter, at the Office
of the Company, S. W. corner of Sixth and Wood streets
will be decided upon without any delay.
net 1-1 f ,SAMUEL HART. See'v.
'I lie Manual Labor Bank,
.North-east corner of Second and Race streets,
IS NOW OPEN
For the current transaction of BANKING business,
in addition to the SAVING FvuN of the Proprie-
Current Deposites on Interest.
AILY current Deposi es. subject to be drawn for at the
discretion of the Depositors will be received; and an
interest of four per cent per annum will be allowed on the
weekly balance of the Depositor.
An interest of five per cent will be allowed on the month-
ly baliunce of Depositors; and an interest of six per cent.
upon the balance of 60 days-Depositors alsvays being at
libetlyto draw the full amount of their funds at their plea
By retaining a balance in Bank for a month, the Deposi-
tor will be entitled to jive per cent per annrn on its
amount, said in like manner by retaining a balance for 60
days, the entitles himself to an interest at the rate of six
per cenut. on his balance.
All accounts of Depositors will be ,ettfed every 60 days,
and lie Ini rest carried to their riedit, unless previously
closed at their own request.-The interest will be calcula-
ted daily on the balance to the credit of the Depositor at
tihe closing of the Bank. T. W. DYOTT, Banker.
S EPAfE4 SIMPSOv, Cashier, may 28-if
No. 48 South Fifth Street,
rltIE Pennsylvania Society of Journeymen Cabinet-
Makers' respectfully announce to their fellow citizens
of Philadelphia, and of the United States generally, that
they have been engaged during the past winter.in making
such additions to their establishment as the great and ra-
pidly increasing demand tor their Furniture rendered ne-
cessary. They have recently obtained possession of the
large room on the second floor of their old established
stand, and have fitted it tp on a scale commensurate with
the vast patronage with whieh they are honored. The;Fur-
nitnire with whic.. it is now crowded is of a choice descrip-
tion, and wiil be disposed of at very low prices.
The great i xtent to which our business has been carried,
and tlhe immense stock of Cabinet Ware now in our rooms,
offers inducements to persons who purchase largely in our
hie.that cannot be met with elsewhere.
Geinilemen tron the South and West, who may be dis-
posed to honor us with an early visit, will Aind ample proof
otf the accuracy rf the toragoing declatationns,and we doubt
not will be readily suited, in quantity, quality, and
price. CRAWFORD HIDDiLL,
lil) 27-dtf Snuerintrindent.
iookting- Giatsses, Htardwarei,
07TEN PER Ct.NT. SAVED.
Persons commencing Housekeeping, Country Merchants,
and others, a fishing to purchase Looking-Glasses, Fancy
Hardware, Cutl-ry, &c. can sate TEN PER CENT. in
their purchases by applying to
U. K. SERVOSS,
Cheap Looking Glass and Fancy, Iardiware Store,
./Vb. 60 .V*. Second street,
Four Doors above Arch-Street,Philadelphia.
AMONG whii h are rich Gilt Mantel and Pier :Looking
Glasses. Mahogany, Pine, and Maple Framed Looking
Glasses of all kinds, Brass Andirons, Shovels and Tongs,
Knives and F)rks, Spoons, Ladles and Skimmers, Japan
Waiters, Brea I Baskets, Snuffers and Trays, Plated Castors,
American Block Tin Ware, such as Coffee and Tea Pots,
Sugar, Slop Bowls and Cream Cups to match, making com-
plete Sets, warranted of superior mantilacture. Iron Pots,
Skillets, Dutch Ovens, Sad Irons, Coffee Mills, Frying Pans,
may square onefifth less at the top.
At least one-fourth of the quantities of each kind of
timber embraced in any offer, and any contract predi-
cated upon such offer, must be delivered on or before
the 1st day of June, 1837, and the remainder on or be-
fore the 1st day of December, 1837.
Offers will not be received fbr a less quantity than
5,000 cubic feet. The proposals must be separate
for each Navy Yard, and a separate price per cubic'
foot must be stated for each kind of timber; and
the Commissioners of the Navy reserve to them-
selves the right of accepting any one or more of seve-
ral offers, should more than one be made by the same
The timber must have been felled or girdled be.
tween the 20th of October and the 20th of March next
preceding the delivery at the respective Navy Yards.
The white oak timber must have grown near to salt
water, or within the influence of the sea air, and the
pine timber must be of the fine grained, long leafed,
yellow pine variety; all of which must be proved to
the satisfaction of the commandants of the respective
The whole of the timber must be of the best quali-
ity, free from injuries or defects, subject to the inspec-
tion and measurement of such persons as the Commis-
sioners of the Navy may direct, and to their entire ap-
Two good and sufficient sureties will be required
for the faithful performance and within the times speci-
fied of the contracts to be made, and as additional se-
curity ten per centum will be withheld from all yay-
ment on account thereof, not to be paid until the con,
tracts are complied with in all respects, and to be for-
feited to the use and benefit of the United States, in
the event of failures to complete the deliveries within
the prescribed periods.
Ninety per centum will be paid on all bills for de-
liveries, agreeably to the stipulations of the contracts
to be made, within thirty days after their approval by
the commandants of the respective Navy Yards. a
U. Jordan & Co.
"H AVE just received a small package of very supe-
rior Odoriferous Compound, or American Sweet
Bags, and for sale at their stores, N. W. corner of 3d
and Walnut, and S. E. corner of 3d and Arch sts.
fjfltll gtnnyf flilz.r
sided 8 inches, and be from 10 to 16 feet long; six of
the largest pieces to side 121 inches.
A. part of the promiscuous timber may be got to
larger dimensions, provided the pieces will answer
for replacing defective hawse pieces, transoms, breast-
hooks, or other valuable pieces.
Separate offers must be made for each of the preced-
ing numbers, and each offer must embrace all the tim-
ber:that is called for by the number to which it re-
fers; the prices asked per cubic foot must be stated
separately for each and every class of vessels embraced
in the offer; and for the promiscuous timber of each
class, separately from the other, which is considered
At least one fourth of the whole quantity of timber
embraced in each offer, comprising a fair proportion of
the most valuable pieces, must be delivered on or be-
fore the first of June, 1838. one half of the remainder
on or before the first of June 1839, and the whole
quantity on or before the first day of June, 1840; and
if the above proportions shall not'be delivered at the
respective times above specified, the Commissioners
of the Navy reserve to themselves the right of cancel-
ling any contract in the execution of which such fail-
ure may occur, and of entering into new contracts,
holding the original contractors and their sureties lia-
ble for any excess of cost and other damages which
may be th as incurred.
The said Live Oak Timber must have grown with.
in twenty-five miles or the seaboard, (which must be
proven to the satisfaction of the respective command-
ants,) must be got out by the moulds and written di.
reactions and specifications of dimensions, &c. which
will be furnished to the contractors for their govern-
ment, and must be free from all injuries and defects
which mayimpair the gcod quality of the said timber
for the purposes for which it is required by contract,
and be in all respects satisfactory to the command-
ants of the respective Navy Yards where it is deli-
Bonds, with two good and responsible sureties,
(whose names must be forwarded with the offers.) in
the amount of one-third the estimated value of the
timber to be furnished under the respective contracts,
will be required; and, as collateral security for the
faithful compliance with the terms, stipulations and
conditions of the said contracts, ten per centum will
be reserved from the actual amount of each payment
which may be made from time to time, until the said
contracts are completed and closed, which reserva-
finna- r .stn *nt .v l.u- .will nfnrr4"...]^t. th^ n ......ti3t-
died together, and making such a low,
whelpish compound, that folks kick him
as a matter of course. How plainly ill .
starred and miserable he is He hath a
broad head, sharp nose, pop eyes, and
flat ears. He ha h a short neck and
legs, along body and tail. His gait is
a difficult, spread kind of a waddle ; for
most mechanically crooketh his elbows
turneth his knee sand all this taketh place
within the space of three inches. When
he turneth a corner, his tail flyeth round
like a rudder almost bringing his hind
legs foremost, whereat followeth great
scuffling to right ship and tack. He
suffereth from a certain absence of eiprit
du corts among his members, none of'
which being nearer than first cousin to
each, they lack unity of purpose; where-
by he passeth his life in a state of per-
sonal anxiety, which soureth his out-
goinings and his incoming.
These are the little dogs which you
see of a cold Sunday morning ranged
along the sunny side of small frame
houses with their backs against the door
shivering, aud watering at the eyes.
If any..of my acquaintance has such a
pitiful calamity at his heels, or in his
house, message, barn, stable, or other
out-house, it is my advice, that he sell
him soon, or he may lose by him ; for
I am resolved to write the whole tribe
out of the market.-I have a respect for
any definite whole blooded, independent
species of animals-even a ground hog;
........ --- -
IN pursuance of the authority conferred by law, the
County Board issue the following certificate:,-
An additional funded debt of iour Hundred and
Forty Thousand Two Hundred and Fifty Dollars, is
hereby authorized on the credit of the county, to bear
an interest of Five per cent. per annum,. and no more,
payable half yearly, the principal payable 1st of Jan-
uary, 1860, or sooner with the consent of the holder.
The County Commissioners are authorized on the
terms and under the restrictions hereinafter provided,
to issue proposals forthwith, for a loan of $409,195,
part of said loan of $440,250.
The said amount, when realized, to be appropriated
1. To payment of Outstanding Warrants
as per Schedule A, $113,643 96
2. To Road Damages as per Sche-
dule B, 189,429 33
3. To Eastern Penitentiary, 4,000 00
4. To Moyamensing Prison, 30,000 00
5. To Vagrants' Apartment, 30,000 00
6. To Rebuilding Bridge near
Bridesburg, 10,066 71
7. To Meet Deficiency in Receipts
for 1836' 26,000 00
8. To Mayor's Court, Northern Li-
berties, 5,000 00
9. To Damages on Lybrand street,
in case the Supreme Court shall de-
cide to grant a mandamus on the
County Commissioners, to draw
their warrant therefore, or on a case
stated to that effect, shall determine
that the same should be paid, more
than a year having elapsed after the
final confirmation of the report,with-
out the payment of Damages, and in
case the Supreme Court shall decide
that the eame shall not be palt, tLe
proceedings having become nall and
void, then into the Treasury for
County purposes, 1,055 00
The said Commissioners are hereby furtherfuthor
ized. in case only that the Supreme Courtshall.on said
application for a mandamus on casestated, decide that
the above mentioned amount of $1,055, shall be paid
as damages, to issue proposals for an additional Loan
of $31,055, at 5 per cent, reimbursable as aforesaid,
being the balance of the larger Loan of $440,250 00,
to be appropriated to pay the amount of all awards of
damages for streets and roads named in Schedule C,
confirmed prior to the date of this certificate, and re-
maining unpaid; the said sum of $31,055 not to be bor-
rowed unless the decision of the Supreme Court be as
The terms and measures of advertising fbr, and ta-
king the said Loan of $440,250 00, or any part there-
of, shall in all respects be the same as was provided
for in the Act of 10th of April, 1834, except that the
Certificates shall be for the shares of Fifty Dollars.and
the County Commissioners shall append to their ad-
vertisement for proposals, a copy of the 40th section of
the Act of 16th June, 1836, entitled an act regula-
ting Election Districts, &c., and.that the said proposals
shall be opened in the presence of the County Com-
missioners, the County Treasurer, and at least two of
the Commissioners of the Sinking Fund, a majority of
whom shall decide which are the best proposals for
the said Loan; and further, that any person interested
in appropriations No. 1 and No. 2 aforesaid,may at any
time after the 25th of July, 1836, and before the nego-
tiation of said Loan of $409,195 00, on presenting and
delivering up his warrant on the Treasurer, be allow-
ed to receive a certificate of County Stock for the
amount of his said warrant. with which he shall credit
the County as cash; but no certificate shall issue for a
fractionof Fifty Dollars. The same right to take Stock
in the provisional Loan of 3,055, to be extended to
damages for streets and roads, confirmed prior to the
date of this certificate, when such decision ot the Su-
preme Court shall be had.
The two said Loans of $409,195 00 and $31,055,ma-
king altogether $440,250 00, to be considered as loans
authorized prior to the first of August, 1836, and with-
in the scope and effect of the 40th Section of the Act
of 16th June, 1836, creating a County Siinking Fund.
Witness our hands at Philadelphia, this 15th day of
July, A. D. 1836.
William B.'Reed, 1J. R. Iturden,
Samuel Weyant, Thomas S. Smith,
T. M. Hubbell, George W. Toland,
J. B. Smith, J. M. Scott,
John Thompson, George Norton,
James Hutchinson, Hr S. Spackman,
Certified from the Record, July 20, J836.
[SEAL.] ROBERT MORRIS, Prothonotary.
County Commissioners' Office,
JULY 22d, 1836. 5
Philadelphia County Loan.
N pursuance of the foregoing Certificate of the
County Board, (authorized b an Act of Assembly,
the 25th day of August next, at 12 o'clock, M. for the
Loan, or any part thereof, of the sum of Four Hundred
and Nine Thousand, One Hundred and Ninety-Five
Dollars, for which certificates of Stock will be issued,
not less than Fifty Dollars each, bearing an interest
of Five per cent. per anuum, payable half yearly, not
redeemable without the consent of the holder, before
the first day of Januajy, 1860.
"Section 40th of the Act of 16th June, 1836."-That
the County Treasurer of the county of Philadelphia
be, and he is hereby authorized and required to pay
to John Bacon,William E. Lehman, Frederick Fraley,
William Wagner, John M. Ogden, James Harper, Mi-
chael Day, James Ronaldson, Robert Patterson, Peter
Williamson, George Handy, Ralph Eddoes, Henry
Troth, William Wistar, Jacob Frick, Abraham Miller,
and Francis Park, who are hereby created Commis-
sioners of the Sinking Fund of the county of Philadel-
phia, Twenty Thousand Dollars per annum out of the
proceeds of the County rates and levies, to constitute
a Sinking Fund to extinguish the present and any oth-
er funded debt of the said County, which may be au-
thorized on or before the first day of August next;
which said fund shall be invested by said Commis.
sioners of the Sinking Fund in State Stockor in Stock
of the Bank of Pennsylvania or the United States, the
interest orldividends thereon to be paid into the Coun-.
ty Treasury for County purposes; and in case of a va-
cancy occurring in the said Commissioners of the Sink-
ing Fund, by death or otherwise, the same shall be
supplied by the remaining Commissioners; provided
the substitution so to be made shall be first approved
by the Court of of Common Pleas of the said County.
White Oak and Ycitow Pine
wavy Commissioners' Office,
8th of July, 1836. S
SEALED PROPOSALS, endorsed "Proposals for
-lTimber," will be received at thisoffice until three
o'clock, P. M. of the 31st of August next, for the fol-
No. 1. For 40,000 cub. ft. white oak plank stocks.
40.000 yellow pine do.
To be delivered at the NavyYard,Charlestown,Mas-
No. 2. For 40,000 cub. ft. white oak plank stocks.
40,000 yellow pine do.
To be delivered at the Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New
No. 3. For 20,000 cub. ft. white oak plank stocks.
20,000 yellow pine do.
To be delivered at the Navy Yard, Philadelphia.
No. 4. For 100,000 cub. ft. white oak plank stocks.
100,000 yellow pine do.
To be delivered at the Navy Yard, Gosport, Vir-
The plank stocks must average 45 feet in length,
and none of them must be less than 35 feet long. The
white oak plank stocks must square not less than 14
inches at the but, and may square onefourth less'at the
top. The yellow pine plank stocks must square not
less than 14. nor more than 16 inches at the but, and
BEEF AND PORK,
FOR THE YEAR 1837.
NAVY COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE,
7th July, 1836.
SEALED offers, endorsed "Offers for Beef," or
"Offers for Pork," as the case may be, will be
received at this office until three o'clock, P. M., of the
twenty-ninth day of August next, for furnishing and
delivering, free of all cost and charge to the United
States, 8,400 barrels of Navy Beef, and 8,400 barrels
of Navy Pork, each barrel to contain 200 pounds nett
weight of beef, or of pork ; 2,800 barrels of the beef,
and 2,800 barrels of the pork must he delivered at
each of the navy yards, Charlestown, Massachusetts,
Brooklyn, New York, and Gosport, Virginia, respec-
One-fourth of the quantity of beef and of pork deli-
vorable at each of the said navy yards, must be deli-
vered on or before the fifteenth day of December
next, and the remainder must be delivered between
the fifteenth day of December next and the fifteenth
day of May, 1837.
'he beef must be packed from well fattened cattle,
weighing riot less than six hundred pounds nett
weight. All the legs and leg rounds of the hind
quarters, and the clods, neck, or sticking pieces, shins,
and cheeks of the fore quarters, must be wholly ex-
cluded from the barrel, and the remainder of the car-
case must be cut in pieces of not less than eight
pounds in each.
The pork must be corn-fed and well fattened. All
the skulls, feet, and hind legs entire, must be excluded
from the barrel, and the remainder of the hog must be
cut in pieces weighing not less than six pounds each :
not more than three shoulder pieces and one jowl and
a half; or the jowls of a hog and a halfl shall be allow-
ed to a barrel.
The whole quantity of the said beef and pork must
be slaughtered between the dates of the acceptance
ofthe respective offers and the periods of delivery;-
must be thoroughly salted or struck with the best qua-
lity clean, coarse, Turks Island, Isle of May, or SL
Ubes salt, and no other; and after remaining a suffi-
cient time for the salt to penetrate the meat in the
most thorough manner, it is to be packed with a suffi-
cient quantity of the same quality of salt and five
ounces of pure salt petre, pulverized: the salt used in
the striking must be carefully separated from the
pieces, and the pieces must be drained or placed on
inclined boards, and suffered to remain in that state
for some time before the pieces are put in the bar-
The barrels must be made of the best seasoned
heart of white oak, free from sap wood, and the saves
must be at least three-fourths of an inch thick, and not
more than four inches wide; they must be fully and
substantially hooped and nailed, and an iron hoop at
least one inch in width must be put upon each chime,
for additional security against leakage by, and the ex-
pense of, the contractors. Each barrel must be brand-
ed on its head "Navy Beef," or "Navy Pork," as the
case may be, with the "contractor's name," and the
"year when packed."
The beef and the pork will be inspected by the in-
specting officers at the respective navy yards, and by
some "sworn inspectors of salt provisions," who will
be selected by the respective commanding officers;
but their charges for such inspections must be paid
by the respective contractors, who must likewise have
the barrels put in good shipping order, to the satisfac-
tion of the commandants of the respective yards, after
the inspections, and at their own expense.
Bidders must specify their prices separately and
distinctly in separate offers for the beef and for the
pork, and for each of the places of delivery, covering
all their expenses and charges; the names and residen-
ces of the sureties offered must be specified, and suffi-
cient and competent evidence of the willingness of the
individuals named to become sureties, and of their re-
sponsibility as such, must be furnished, and must ac-
company the respective offers.
Bonds in one-third the amount of the respective con-
tracts will be required, and ten per centum in addition
will be withheld from the amount of each payment to
be made, as collateral security for the due and faith-
ful performance of the respective contracts; which
will, on no account, be paid, until the contracts are
complied with in all respects. After deducting ten
per centum, payment will be made by the United
States within thirty days after the provisions shall
have been inspected and received, and bills for the
same, approved by the commandants of the respective
navy yards, according to the terms of the contracts,
The parts of the beef to be excluded from the bar-
rel, are particularly designated in the engravings to
be attached to the contracts. Persons interested, who
have not heretofore seen the engravings, can obtain
them on application at this office.
Bolt and Sheathing Copper.
NAVY COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE,
9th July. 1836.
5EALED Proposals, to be endorsed "Proposals for
Copper," will be received at this office until
thr'ee'b'~1chtP.Mc~, P,-M affst.Bcth.4tbPK fstAatstJ.
delphia, eighty thousand pounds of bolt and sheath-
ing copper; and at the navy yard, Gosport, Virginia,
two hundred and fifty thousand pounds of bolt and
sheathing copper. No proposal for a quantity less than
twenty thousand pounds will be received.
The copper must be of the best quality, be cold
rolled, and free from flaws, cracks, or other defects,
and from ragged ends and edges, and subject to such
tests and inspection as the Commissioners of the Navy
may direct to ascertain its purity, good quality, and
conformity to the contracts to be made; and it must
in all respects be perfectly satisfactory to them, before
it will he accepted and payment made.
Schedules of the sizes and proportions of the sizes
of each denomination of the said copper, will be fur-
nished to persons wishing to offer, upon their applica-
tion to the commandants of the respective navy yards,
Philadelphia and Gosport.
The deliveries under the contracts must be fully
completed on or before the first day of January next.
Two good and sufficient sureties will be requir:Ad
for the faithful performance and within the time spe.
cified, of the respective contracts, and ten per centum
will be withheld from the amount of all payments on
account thereof, not to be paid until they are, in all
respects, complied with, and is to he forfeited to the
use and benefit of the United States in the event of
failures to complete the deliveries within the pre-
Ninety per centum will be paid on all bills for de-
liveries agreeably to the stipulations of the contracts
to be made, within thirty days after their approval by
the commandants of the respective navy yards.
Live Oak Timber.
NJV'avy Commissioner's Off ce,
.July 8, 1836. 5
SEALED proposals, endorsed Proposals for Live
OakTimber," will be received at this office until
three o'clock, P.M. of the thirty-first day of August
next, for supplying the following Live Oak Timber,
No. 1. For the frame timber, beam and keelson
pieces, and for the promiscuous timber for one ship of
the line, one frigate, one sloop of war, and one schoo-
ner, to be delivered at the Navy Yard, near Ports-.
mouth, N. H,
No. 2. For the frame timber, beam and keelson
pieces, and for the promiscuous timber for one steam-
er and one schooner,to be delivered at the navy hard,
The quantity and dimensions of the promiscuous
timber for each vessel, of each class, is as follows:
For the ship of the line, 6,000 cubic feet, which
must .be sided 15 inches, and be from 12 to 20 feet
in length; six of the longest pieces to side 22 inches.
For the frigate, 3,000 cubic feet, which must be
sided 15 inches, and be from 12 to 20 feet long; six
of the longest pieces to side 19 inches.
For the sloop of war, 1,000 cubic feet, which must
be sided 12 inches, and be from 12 to 18 feet long; six
of the longest pieces to side 16 inches.
For the steamer, 1,000 cubic feet, which must be
sided 15 inches, and be from 12 to 18 feet long; six of
the longest pieces to side 16 inches.
For each schooner, 300 cubic feet, which must be
sied8 nhe, n b fom1 t 1 eetln;sxo
DOGS AND SO ON.
There are some animals that never
cease to excite my wonder. Pa,
where did dogs come from ?" asked my
youngest boy the other day. "From
the woods, my son," said I, hesitating,
as I often do at these simple questions;
for familiar as I was with the domestic
relation of man and dog, though the law
books have strangely omitted it, I had
not once thought of inquiring into its
origin. I took it for granted, that as
woman was made from the rib of a man,
dogs must have been made so too-they
have always been so inseparable from the
human race. Of all animals, dogs and
cats are the most domestic; yet the law
in its wisdom, makes them out to be
fere' naturae-of a savage nature, and
therefore not the subject of property ori
theft. By the law of England, if you
steal a cabbage, you may be sent to Bota-
ny Bay for seven years; but if you steal
my favorite dog, it is not punishable,
saith the "perfection of reason," because
they are not used to be eaten. There is
a civil action for damages, to be sure,
and that depends upon the estimation
by the jury, of his pecuniary value. But
what idea can a jury have of your affec-
tion for a favorite dog ?-a playful, beau-
tiful, loving dog?-respectable, withal,
and clean; one who has saved your life,
and would do it again, at the loss of his
own-one that would rather starve with
you, than feast will a stranger-one that
would howl to he moon at your absence
or refuse sustenance over your grave,
till he died of grief and hunger? Why,
you would rather lose your last coat,
than part with him. Yet, forsooth, it is
no felony to steal or shoot him : he is
not to be fattened and killed for butchers'
meat !-a most beef eating and greasy
discrimination, truly-a disgrace to the
English character. They manage these
things differently in the town where I
went to school. A jury there gave three
hundred dollars damages against a con-
stable, for wantonly shooting a dog be-
longing to Squire Twann. It was pro-
ved on trial, that this dog was in the
habit of taking the horse to water and
leading him to the stable-waking up
the servants in the morning-driving up
the cows, carrying the children's basket
to school-and I have seen him lugging
his master's green bag to the court house
-looking as thoughtful the while, as if
the case was his own. He would even
take the children to ride upon his mas-
ter's horse, pulling back and growling
anxiously if his brother quadruped at-
tempted to go too fast. If you had seen
this sight you never would deny that
these animals had souls-a helpless child
upon the back of an animal proverbial
for fleetness and strnegth, and him led
by a beast of prey so "savage" that the
law declares him not the subject of theft.
Dogs m-ay be divided into large and
small, genteel and vulgar-rough and
smooth-savage and amiable. There
are about as many classes, ranks, and
families among them, as among men,
and about the same diversity of charac-
ter and appearance.
Thy Irk ;c f;rc '.. -St.-.-- --
tyrannical dog-wide awake, strong, and
wicked-seeking whom he may devour.
"Deliver me from the power of this dog"
as the pigs at the corner of Main and
Third have it. With a back like a stur-
geon, and a tail like a ram's horn-of a
disposition to hang on in spite of cudgels
and cold water; and a head that would
bite through a crow-bar twenty-four
hours after being cut off. This dog fol-
loweth butchers' carts-attacketh pigs,
cows, and little dogs; he frequenteth
low cafes, and suspicious neighborhoods
near town; he addeth to the misery of
animal creation. The eow suspendeth
her meditations, and walketh swiftly by
on the other side. 'he pig abstaineth
from gastronomical thoughts he the
precincts ever so tempting. The little
dogs dare not play at rough and tumble
in his presence, for fear of being domin-
ered over, anp swelt of a year's growth.
If you see a butcher's cart driving
through town, attended by one of these
dogs, you may look out for one continued
squeal and yelp from thebeginingof the
street to the end of it. One of these
wretches was the genius loci of the corner
of Main & Third streets, about a year
ago. No pig could pass that way, and
say hissoul was his own; his ears at
least must suffer the invariable penalty,
and the ears of all that heard him.
There was not a whole hog within fifty
yards of the spot. There was yet another
who had lost both his ears, his tail, and
in fact, had all his rough points so
smoothed off that he was proof against
man and beast. But not even a pig is
proof against vanity. He never came
out till after dark; and of moonlight
nights always kept the shady side of the
street. I pitied him from my very soul
-for if a pig desire any thing, next to
apple skins, it is peace with his enemies
and the pleasure of twisting his tail to
Another kind ot abominable to me, is
your little half pug, half turnspit-with
every disproportionate feature, so hud-
HAS FOR SALE AT HIS
WOODEN WARE, HARDWARE, AND
Family Variety Stores,
No. 335 & 337 Market Street, below 9th,
A LARGE ASSORTMENT OF
With a great variety of gauds frum the Shaker Settlements,
among which are the following-viz:
Wash Tubs, Umbresla Tubs,
Churns, Ice Cream Buckets,
Buckets, I Bathing Tabs.
Hobby Horsess Pie Boards & Rolling Pins,
Bowls, Step Ladder,,
Bread Trays, Towel Rollers,
Beelsieak Pounders, Slaw Cutters,
Cutlet do. Sugar Mallets, with a knit
Chopping Blocks, in he end,
Clothes Horses, Shad Roasters,
Ironing Fables.on a newplan, Wash Boards and Benehes
Egg-whips and Spoons, Velocipedes and Stools.
French and American Bas. Mats, assorted,
kets, i Ti.n and Japanned Ware, of
Cradles and Wagons, all kinds,
SIEVES f all descriptions, BOSTON CHAIRS, plain
Brooms and Wisks,. I and stuffed.
Wash Kettles, Goffering Machines,
Chopping Knives, Footmen,
Kettles and Boilers, Plate Warmers.
Chafing Dishes, Furnaces.
Crimping Machines, Looking-Glasses, with Gilt
Bread Toasters, sand Mahogany Frames,
Coffee and Tsra Pots. Handsome assortment ot
Coal lifters, on an improved Waiters,
plan, Knives and Forks, with Ivory,
Fire Carriern, handles.
Safes and Cages, Filtering Machines,'
Refrigerators, patent, i Foot Stoves and Muffs,
Window Blinds, I Linen Diaper.
N. B.-HerhI for Medicinal and Culinary uses. Also a
general assortment of Stone Ware.
The subscriber manufactures and imports a great pro.
portiM n of the above articles, and will therefore recem-
mend the workmanship. Almost all the abose kinds of
coods he will repair, as also attend to all orders given; the
Lhatges shall be reasonable.
orl'be above establishment is recommended to House-
keepets as being conve ient for supplying heaissOlves with
Husrke,-piu Articles, &e. tbh S--odtin
COMMERCIAL & LEGAjL
No. 60, Dock Street, (west slde,)
6th door below Walnut Street.
The Subscriber has printed from the most
approved forms, and will keep constantly for
sale, the different Commercial and Legal
Blanks in general use.
CI'STOM HOUSE Blanks, Power of Attorney to transfer
S (./ll tke various tries.) Stock,
'ruter Parties, Lien for Work and Materials,
hiiping Articles, Insolvent's Bond & Petition,
ills of ExBchat,.ge, Indentures
Bills of Lading, dMartiage ertifieate,
Chtcksof the difrent banks, Carp r's Measuring Bdls,
Proniiseory Notes, Black Ists, &e. &e.
Bonds and Mortgaes, MAoHs-ntsrAT' BLA.,Xs,
Ground Rent Deeds, (Oity and CGnty,.)
Powers of Attorney, SeBa Faeina, Elocuon,
Blank Proxie, Commitment, Snbp na,
Landlord & Tenant'S Lease, Summoes, Bail Piece,
landlord's Notice to Quit, Capias, Disharge, &a. &o.
On hand, a general amornsent of
Claeswca, Theological, and Mice.neoem Booke.
Also frt sale,
Blank Rooks, Stationary, Paley Artleles,
in great variety, and oftihe best quality.
LETTER AND WRITING PAPERS.
Amiss's, Eckitein's, Robeson's, Hudson's and Butler'si fue
Post and Cap Paper.
Penknives, Desk Kmves, Erasing Knives, Razors, he. &c.
such a vulgarian as would attach to his
person "tame varmints" of this sort-a
common man, of low forehead and fleshy
mouth, with an obstinate looking shirt
collar sticking up behind his ears. His
dog, in addition to the qualities I have
mentioned above, had one large projec-
ted glazed eye, and a fascinating habit
of showing his under teeth. Affectionate
glances ever and anon passed between
him and his master : but for every body
else, he seemed to eye them with cold
suspicion, which on the slightest pro-
vocation, would kindle Into deadly hate.
-This abominable couple kept the whole
company sore for about one hundred
miles. The first salutation I had, was a
grab at my boot from Cupid, as he was
called.-The attack was so perfectly un-
provoked, that I determined to annihilate
him at once. It was so dark and crowd-
ed that I could not see him. I gave a
tremendous kick in the direction I
thought he was, which brought my tibia
full against the wooden edge of the op-
posite bench, and the toe of my boot,
which was intended to go down Cupid's
throat, against the shin of an elderly
Shaker, who asleep in the opposite cor-
ner. I missed the god of love entirely,
who nevertheless set up a yelp which
waked every one up, and started the
horses off atfull gallop. The man of
the shirt collar lifted up his voice also :
" Can't you let the dog alone ? he's not
"Sir," said I, (rubbing my leg, and
using that cool tone of desperation which
concealed agony always imparts,) '"I
give you distinctly to understand, that
when I get hold of your dog, he goes
out of the window; and ifyou say one
word that is not perfectly respectable,
you go after him."
I was going on to expound the law to
him yet more fiercely, when the war
broke out in another corner. I could
see nothing-but heard a fierce growl, a
violent kick, and a yelp. A voice seem-
ed to issue from a chaos of cloaks and
umbrellas, saying words of terrible im-
port-and three or four pokes of a cane
came so near my feet, that I drew my
knees swiftly up, striking one of them
against the probosis of a man who was
nodding in front of me. I brought him
up as straight as a drum-major at review.
I apologisedjuast in time to save myself
a black eye.
I then heard a rapid knocking upon
the bottom of the stage, like a dog
scratching himself. The next moment,
the window flew open ; there was a great
growling, a scrabling of toes against the
sash, a yelp outside, the window closed,
and all was silent, except the voice of the
man with the shirt collar, demanding to
be let out. "Let him out," was the cry,
and off we rolled, leaving him whistling
for his dog, swearing vengeance against
us, and throwing stones after the coach.
When matters were again composed, a
long sigh of relief went around, and we
settled ourselves for the night.
With these two exceptions, I have
much to say in favor of dogs ; but I must
reserve that for another time, when [
have not such a bad cold in the head.
Indian King, Wilmington, Del.
ICAPT. HENRY tEAD, laie of the Steamboat Wli.
mington, takes leasure in annunneit g to ",is trieids
and thi public in general, that he has taken the above
Hotel, formerly Brinton's, and lately occupied by Collins
Denney, Wilmington, Del., where he will be happy to o.-
eommodate his custom, rs in tile best style, intending to
satisfartino to all those who may ravrn nim with a call,
Swill be thankful to his old friends and asq.uaintanees
not to forget that he is still willing to serve them with
pro-nptitude in his present as well as his former oceipa-
ton, &e. Respeettully,
apr25-dm HENRY READ.
ll I 1 1 I H 1 D a
BY MiIFFLIN & PA RRY,
No. 99 S. Second street, third door above Wulnnt.
DAILY PAPER-i.fit Dollars. per annum..
THREE TIMES A WEEK-Five Dolls. per annum.
PAYABLE ALF YEARLY IN ADVANCE.
Friday, August 5, 1836.
SASTJ VAN 9UREN.
RICuAno Al. A.51t,%S0.N
Gen. Robert Patterson, Senatorial.
James Thompson, ra
1. Thos. D. Grover, 12. Thos. C. Miller,
2 Joseph Burden, 13. Wm. Clark,
Samnel Badger, 14. John Mitche'l,
3. John Naglee, 15. Leonard Rupert,
4. Gardner Furness, 16. Geo. Kremer,
Oliver Allison, 17. Asa Mann,
Henry Myers, 18. Wm. R. Smith,
5. J. B. Sterigere, 19. S. L. Carpenter,
6. Henry Chapman, 20. Robt. Patterson,
7. Jacob Kern, 21. W. M'Williams,
S. Jacob Dillinger, 22. Dr. J. Power,
9. Paul Geiger, 23. Robert Orr,
10. Calvin Blvthe, 24 John Carothers,
11. Henry Welsh, 25. J. P. Davis.
DEMOCRATIC COUNTY CONVENTION.
The Delegates elect will meet at Major Berrill's,
Rail Road Hotel, corner of Ninth and Green streets,
on Monday, the 8th day of August, at 3 o'clock, P.
M. for the purpose of entering upon the duties of
By order of the Democratic County Convention
to revise the Delegate system.
LEMUEL PAYNTER, Pres't.
John H. Frick, Secretaries.
John Miller, N. L. 5
The opposition presses have not a word to say
about the Louisiana election, now that the result is
known, although they were, as usual, much inclin-
ed to rejoice when partial returns were received.
Since they are silent, therefore, it may be as well to
state that no doubt now exists as to the complete
triumph of Van Burenism in that State. The fol-
1 owing is the composition of the Legislature:
The Senate of Louisiana of 17 members-the
House of 50-total 67. Of the late Senate, Mr Van
Buren has 3 friends, add 3 just elected-6. In the
House he has 35 out of the 50; which united, make
41, being a majority of 7 on joint ballot.
A correspondent of the Globe, writing from New
Orleans, has the following corroboration of the news
"Our elections in Louisiana are just over, and
you may rest assured that the honorable Alexander
Porter will never return to Washington City, after
his present term expires, in capacity of U. States
Senator. Our Legislature will be decidedly Van
Buren. Our friend Alexander Moulton has been
returned to the Legislature from Lafayette. He, it
is probable, will be the U. States Senator; perhaps
John H. Overton, or Gen. Dawson. In St. Mary
we have been beaten only 15 votes; two years ago
Brashlar beat Splane 60. Democracy is gaining
ground throughout the State. Major Andrus, whom
you saw with Mr Moulton last summer, has been
returned from Opelousas to the Legislature-a sig-
nal triumph of democracy in that quarter."
The recreant Senators of Pennsylvania assert
that their desertion of the people last winter was
prompted by patriotism, and a desire for the wel-
fare of the community. It'would be a curious and
interesting investigation to ascertain the primary
motive-the origin of their disaffection to the
democratic cause, which laid them open to the se-
ductions of the aristocracy. Would it not be found
that the mainspang was disappointment in their
hopes of personal advancement; that more than one.
was an unsuccessful applicant for office, and that
finding they were by no means the important per-
son ages on the popular side, which they imagined
thems-lves, they eagerly snapped at the first bil
from the adverse faction? To vain, ambitious, ill-
Xegulatea men, 4,o btIebs motive enough was held
out for desertion during t,. -...-i.,"i.o trenfr,-
the commission of the olfence; but it is ,uppu-,d
that there were previous ranklings. It is always a
painful discovery to men to find that they have far
overestimated themselves, and that the adulation of
their own little circle is by no means the voice of
the community. When that truth is brought
home, in nine cases out of ten the selfish politicig
seeks from*his former enemies the advancement to
which he was not entitled on the side to which he
first belonged. He leagues with the enemies of the
people, in the hope that with new associates his
chance will be the better, and that at least the re-
ward of treachery will be his. It is an old case; but
it would be interesting to possess the facts relating
to this modern instance.
A resolution was passed at a meeting of the Van
Burenites of the First Ward, Northern Liberties,
recommending the State Convention to place all for-
eigners, after having resided six months in the coun-
try, on an equal footing with native born citizens.-
- [Pennsylvania Inquirer.
The above is a specimen of the accuracy and ve-
racity of the opposition press. It so happens that
the 'Van Burenites of the First Ward, Northern
Liberties,' said nothing of the kind. They did not
allude, either directly or indirectly, to the naturaliza-
tion laws, nor was the subject broached. The fol-
lowing is the resolution which the Inquirer has mis-
Resolved, That we think two years asa require-
ment previous to voting, as oppressive, particularly
to poor men-and that 6 months he recommended
to the convention, aa sufficient time to qualify a man
to exercise the rights of freemen.
The resolution refers to State residence, By the
constitution of Pennsylvania, the American citizen
who has not resided in the State two years next be-
fore the election,cannot exercise the privilege of vo-
ting, and those removing to Pennsylvania are thus
eut off from a right inestimable to freemen. It was
to this that the Van Burenites of the First Ward,
N. L. referred, in their resolution, and they were
desirous that the qualifying residence should be re-
duced to a reasonable time. In Maine the period
is fixed at three months, in New Hampshire it is
one year; the same in Ohio, and n the States gene-
rally. The Pennsylvania term of two years is
justly odious and oppressive, and should be redu-
ced to meet the wishes of the community. Does
the Inquirer now understand!
FORREST the tragedian, was to have sailed from
1avre, for New York, on the 1st of July.
FOR THE PENNSYLVANtIAN.
THIRD CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT.
To the Editor: Sir,-I am led to address this
connmunieation to the public, for reasons which, as
a democrat, whose principles have stood thle test for
years gone by, and which still continue the same,
I conceive of essential importance at this time, to
complete,the triumph anticipated by the democracy
of the Third District at the ensuing election.
In the first place, it has been announced that M.
W. Ash, Esq., our faithful and worthy representa-
tive in Congress, intends declining a re-election.
It is time that the Democracy of the Third District
should be active in their exertions and selection of
a suitable candidate to fill his place; and I must con-
fess that with the general expressed opinions of old
and well tried democrats, I know of no man in that
district whose nomination would more fully accom-
plish united action and triumphant success at the
palls, than that of FRANCIS J. HARPER, Esq.,
our present worthy, honest and (aithful Senator in
the Assembly of Pennsylvania.
In 1832, during one of thenmost violent political
campaigns of the aristocracy Bank influence and
proscription of the opponents to democracy, Fran-
J. Harper, Esq. was the only candidate for Assem-
sembly in the City and County of Philadelphia e-
lected by the Democratic party, and consequently
the only representative for the City and County of
Philadelphia to whom the democracy could look for
the accomplishment and support of democratic mea-
sures. He was faithful to the trust, and fully sup-
ported the interests of his constituents and princi-
ples of democracy throughout the session.
In 1834 he was elected to the Senate by a trim,
.hant maioritr of the democracy of the County,
Proi tieX N. y C.r C r. P nq rf (f r.4, .
THREE DAYS LATER FROM ENGLAND.
ATTEMPT TO ASSASSINATE LOUIS
The Ship RE prv.i Capt. WILLIAMS, from
Liverpool, was boarded by our news collector yes-
terday, lying too, twelve miles from Sandy Hook.
He arrived in town late at night, bringing us Lon-
don papers to the 28th, and Liverpool to the 29th
The attempt again to assassinate Louis PIr.L-
LPePn, of which we annex the particulars, will pro-
bably excite a considerable degree of attention. The
assassin is justly condemned by the Paris press in
general, with the single exception of one paper, Le
.NYationel, which does not make any comment up-
on the occurrence. The King, it appears, acted
with great courage and sang froid. Instead of
stopping at the Tuilleries, after the attempt on his
life, he continued his journey to Neuilly, where his
.family were waiting to receive him, ignorant of
the danger he had escaped. An affecting inter-
view ensued, and from his arrival till midnight,
his palace was thronged by Foreign Ministers,
Peers, &c.,anxious to congratulate him on his safety.
The Chambers of Peers was immediately convo-
ked to receive a communication from the Govern-
ment, and the Dukes of Orleans and Nemours
were summoned to Paris by telegraph on their re-
turn from their tour in Lombardy.
Another interesting piece of intelligence received
by this arrival is, that the British House of Lords
have taken into consideration the amendments of
the Commons to their amendments in the Irish Mu-
nicipal Bill, and the result was thatthe amendments
of the Commons were rejected, the numbers being
for the amendments 78, against them 142. Lord
Melbourne, Lord Lyndhurst and Earl Grey were
the prominent speakers on the occasion. The a-
mendments of the Commons being negatived gene-
rally, the Lords appointed a committee to draw up
a statement of the reasons for their disagreement
with the other House.
The accounts from Spain, though presenting no-
thing decisive,'still strike us as exhibiting in strong
colors, the lamentable weakness of the Queen's Go-
vernment. It is true Don Carlos does not appear
in a much more enviable position. Cordova, the
commander in chief of the constitutional army, had
returned and placed himself again at its head, but
no action between the contending parties of any ac-
count had taken place.
From the London Times-June 27.
We have been favored with a copy of a telegraph-
ic despatch received yesterday by the French Em-
bassy. It runs thus:
PaIs, June 20, 1 o'clock A. M.
The King has just escaped a new danger. An
individual fired at His Majesty,but His Majesty was
not touched. The assassin has been arrested. Pa-
ris is indignant. Order reigns every where."
From the Courier Francais of Sunday.
"Last evening, about six o'clock, a new attempt
was made upon the King's life, which fortunately
proved as unsuccessful as the former. Just as his
Majesty had entered his carriage, to return to Neu-
illy, and was passing under the gateway leading to
the quay, a young man who had placed himself on
the side opposite to that of the post of the National
Guard, lifted up a cane in which a pistol barrel had
been fixed, placed it on the carriage door, and fired
it at the King.
"Louis Philippe was at that moment bowing to
the National Guards through the other window.-
Whether the assassin felt agitated, or, as it is stated,
was pushed while engaged in taking aim, the ball
did not touch the-King, who, immediately after the
explosion, made a sign that he was not wounded,
and ordered the coach to be driven on to Neuilly.
The King was with the Queen, and his sister Ma-
dame Adelaide, and a detachment of dragoons es-
corted the carriage.
"On hearing the explosion, the National Guards
rushed on the man, who still held the weapon in
his hand. He was at first ill-treated, but the offi-
cers interfered, and having represented the impor-
tance of his being put in the hands of justice, the
prisoner was brought to a room above the ground
floor, where he was stretched on a bed,and searched,
in order to ascertain if he had no arms concealed.-
A poinard was found in his side pocket. M. Gis-
quet', who was then in the Tuilleries, with several
other public functionaries, immediately repaired to
the guard-house, and proceeded to examine the in-
dividual arrested. He refused to tell his name, and
when recognized by several persons, who knew him
and said that he was a commercial traveller, and
that his name was ./libeau, he pretended that ili-
beau was an assumed name, and refused to give
his real one from regard to his family He was
then asked if he had been agitated while aiming at the
King; and if it was not his agitation that had de-
ranged the direction of his arm ? He replied, with
much composure, that he had felt no emotion; and
that if he had missed his aim, it was owing to his
having experienced a shock or push, for which he
could not account. He was finally asked, if he re-
pented his crime; he answered in the negative, and
added,that if it was to be done over again, he should
not hesitate to do it; that he had no further expla-
nonon l o aWR. O ...".0.40 4
,, 1,,,.h i t,, r r,.n: hh ,-'., i,'u i..n or ev if"
longer to be found, no one could appreciate or un-
derstand his motive !
"During his examination active enquiries were
made, and it was discovered that this young manr
had entered the Place du Caroussel, about o'clock,
by the gate of the Triumphal Arch; that he had
conversed some time with a National Guard on in-
different matters, and left him when he saw the
King's carriages proceeding from the stables to the
Palace, saying, 'I think the person I am waiting for
wili not come,' and went off in the direction of the
Court, He repaired from thence to the gate of the
Palace next to the quay, and there remained in a
group of people who were waiting for the King's
departure. His appearance, it seems, did not awa-
ken suspicion, and no one observed the cane he car-
ried in his hand, and which contained the deadly
weapon. This instrument led to the discovery of
Alibeau. By an extraordinary chance, the gun-
maker who manufactured it (a serjeant in the Na-
tional Guard) happened to be on duty at the Tuil-
leries, and felt it incumbent on him to give the Ma-
gistrate every information in his power. He stated
that the weapon seized on the assassin had been
made in his establishment, with many others of the
same kind: that he was aware of its being a viola-
tion of the laws to have made and sold such a wea-
pon; but that as the affair was of so serious a nature
he did not hesitate to confess it. The lodging of
the individual arrested was then discovered, and the
owner of the house having been sent for, recogniz-
ed the prisoner to be Alibeau. He said he had
lodged in his house, but that he had gone off with-
out paying him, leaving in pledge his passport,
which had been delivered him in Lyons, and men-
tioned his having been born in that city. On being
confronted with the sentinel of the National Guard
he had conversed with at the gate of the Carroussel,
he coolly asked him, 'Did you observe that I betray-
ed the least emotion while speaking with you!' Af-
ter this confrontation, Alibeau was placed in a hack-
ney coach and conveyed under a large escort to the
Conciergere, where he no doubt underwent another
examination, He was lodged in the room formerly
occupied by Fieschi, Hlie was dressed in a neat
frock coat, but his shirt was dirty and in rags, and
was without stockings. About 12 o'clock last
night the Attorney General and the Prefect of Po-
lice were sttll at the Conciergere interrogating him.
It is M. Martin du Nord who has commenced the
proceedings. Alibeau, or the individual known by
that name, is tall and slight; his hair black, and his
complexion pale. Only 22 sous (lid) were found
in his pockets.
"In the evening, all the Ministers, the Peers, and
the Deputies present at Paris, went out to Nepilly
to congratulate the King on his escape. His Ma,
jesty was to receive a deputation of both Chambers
on Sunday, in the Palace of the Tuilleries. It is
said that the Queen' took out of the King's hair
some of the wadding that had been lodged therein
It was also reported that a courier had been de:
spatched to the Dukes of Orleans and Nemours, te
invite them to return in all haste to Paris."
PArIS, JUNE 26.
The ease and security of the assassin, in making
the attempt of yesterday on the King's life, in the
Smidst of the multiplied precautions taken to obviate
the possibility of such a crime, which I briefly refer.
red to in my letter of last night, degroys for ever
the illusion that human foresight can defeat human
malice. I had occasion immediately after the close
of business on the Bourse yesterday, and two hours
f before the event of which I speak, to go in the Ave:
nue de Neuilly-a few hundred yards beyuosd thb
Barriere de I'Etoile. 1 observed at e.ery step I
took indications that the King was in Paris, and
that he was expected to pass on his return. These
indications were the posting of two mounted gen,
d'armes (de chasse) at the corner of every street
and road leading into or from the Champs Elysees
and tli Avenue de Neuilly, IJependently ol
These, were several men (whose fs.ce.s no man car
Mistake) dressed in plain clothes and well mounted
wlho.walked, or trotted, or galloped their horses
backwards and forwards, as if taking the air. fo,
- pleasure, but whom I well knew to be police agents
Every man of theria, of course, armed to the teeth
f Nor was this all; for in the contree alees, or foot.
r paths, the whole length of the Champs Elysees,
- encountered other men of the same corps promena
ding with the sluggish yet watchful bearing of their
- class, when engaged in what may be termed the
preventive service. Beyond the barrier the same
" appearances were perceptible. Every moment onm
, or nther cnvslier. ,n hnioureois. reached the end o
himntelf present;) and yet, in the face of all these cbs to the Constitution ad United States StatttMs MIOURTH WA %RD, N.. L.'
precautions, and safeguards, an assassin was able authorizing the seizure of run-away slaves:- At a meeting of the democratic citizens of the
tp rest a firearm) for it was not an AIn gun, but a Const. Art. 4, Sec. 2, declares that they shall be Fourth Ward, N. L. held at the house of Isaac
new species of firelock, made to resemble a walking delivered up.-Act of Cong. Chap. 51, 52, Sec. 3, Alloway, corner of Old York road and Buttonwood
stick) on the window of the King's. carriage, to provides, that an agent, with a power of attorney, street-the meeting was organized by calling Rich-
take aim, and fire upon him. may seize a fugitive slave, take him before a magis- ard Tichenor to the chair, and Allen Bard and
These facts prove, among other things, that cut- rate, prove the.fact, obtain a certificate, and carry Wm H Franks were appointed secretaries.
ting off heads is not a preservation against crime, as him home.-Sec. 4, provides a heavy penalty for On motion, agreed to, the meeting nominate can-
had been fondly hoped when Fieschi, .Morey, and obstructing such attorney in claiming a slave. didates for delegates, and proceed to elect tree
Pepin were put to death. That to gag the press from their number, to represent this ward in the
is not a security against the spread of disaffection; IMPORTANT NEWS FROM THE CREEK delegation.
and that, in short, there is in France (which I ne- COUNTRY. The following gentlemen were duly elected:-,
ver doubted) desperate men, fanatics in politics, as Renewal of the War.-By the Charleston steam Jacob Hubeli, John A Bender, and John Runner.
there were formerly in religion, against whom packet Columbia, Capt. Halsey, which arrived at A committee of three were appointed to draft
bolts, bars, spies, guards, scaffolds, and guillotines New York on Wednesday, with papers to the 30th resolutions, viz: J Hubeli, Thos Bedford, and H
are no protection. of July, we have the unpleasant intelligence of the Scott, who reported the following preamble and
This leads to another observation. .Alibeau (the renewal of the Creek hostilities. By accounts re- resolu ions, which were severally agreed to.
prisoner) is a native of Lyons. I need hardly re- ceived at Augusta (Geo.) Jiuly 29th, we learn that Whereas, these are the times that try men's
prind you that several Lyonese are at this ment suf- a battle was fought in Stewart County, near Fort souls; the summer democrat and sunshine patriot
fering imprisonment for the affair of April, 1834. I McCreary, July 24th, 28 miles below Columbus, will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his
run little risk, therefore, in predicting that it will between 250 hostile Creeks, who crossed the Chat- country; but he that stands it now deserves the
turn out, tnat Alibeau was connected with the in- tahoochee, and attacked 90 of the Georgian volun- love and thanks of freemen. Tyranny, like hell,
surrection of 1834, in his native city, or with some teers, which latter were defeated, with five killed.- is not easily conquered. Yet we have this conso-
other victim of it. It is supposed 30 of the Indians were killed, as lation, that the harder the conflict, the more glo-
The Court of Peers will bereconstructed to-mor- seven were found dead. As soon as the news rious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap,
row. An inquiry will, of course, be immediately reached Gen. Sanford he despatched six Companies we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives
commenced, and that done a report will be made to in pursuit to exterminate the hostiles if possible.- every thing its value. Heaven knows how to put
the Court, and the trial of Alibeau will come on. Travelling by the stage route,which is well guarded, a proper price upon its goods, and it would be
Think not, however, that this will be an immediate is still considered perfectly safe. The Standard strange indeed if so celestial an article as freedom
result. All the connections and acquaintances of and Union of the 27th, in allusion to the forgoing, should not be highly rated. The renegade sena-
the prisoner will be sought for, and many of them asks- tors and bank vassals have declared that they have
(thanks to the absence of the habeas corpus in Where is General Jesupl and how does it hap- the right not only to dictate to freemen in exercising
France) be arrested and imprisoned. Every move- pen that he has closed the war and disbanded the the elective franchise, but to bind us in all cases
ment of this will be traced. He will himself ,.11l aiin while the county is full of hostile savages? whatsoever; and if being bound in that manner is
his friends be examined and re-examined, and then, not slavery, there is then not such a thing as slave-
and not till then, will he he put upon his trial, so FROM FLonrDA.-By the Charleston steam ry upon earth. Therefore.
that it will be yet some months ere this apparently packet, we have further particulars of the late ac- Resolved, That we view the conduct of the ren-
simple affair will be wound up. tion at Micanopy. Captain Ashly had but 50 men, egade senators, in voting for the United States
It is superfluous to add that the intended visit of and was relieved by a detachment from Micanopy Bank bill, as assuming powers not guarantied to
the King and Royal Family to Fontainebleau, is under Lieut. Temple. The evacuation of Fort them by their constituents, and in direct violation
definitively postponed. Drane is suspended. Accounts from St. Agustine of their known will.
of a late date, state the numberlof Seminole war- Resolved, That we will use all honorable and
MARKETS. riors still capable of taking the field at 7000.- constitutional means that lie in our power to check
LIVERPOOL, June 27.-The supply of Cotton Several runaway negroes employed as spies, had its interference with the rights of the people.
continues heavy, and as the trade still buy sparing- been captured and imprisoned at St. Augustine. Resolved, That we disapprove of the obnoxious
ly, the inferior and middling kinds of American and FRto KF.r WESST.-Lieutenant Leib, with 20 British Registry act, and recommend to our repre-
Brazil have again given way 1d to Jd per lb. The marines, was to leave Key West June 21st, in the sentatives to repeal, one and all of the aristocratic
prices of East India,in consequence of the large pub- U. S. schooner Motto, Captain Armstrong, on an laws created by such mis-representatives, whose
lic sales announced in London, are nearly nominal, expedition to destroy the Coonte Mills, near Cape motto is "rule or ruin."
but for Sea Island and Egyptian, full rates are still Florida and the New River-the Indians having Resolved, That we recommend to the democrat-
obtained. The business of the week amounts to reserved those Factories, after driving off the inhab- ic citizens of this ward, to form themselves into an
14,760 bales. itants, for the purpose of facilitating the preparation association, to he styled the Democratic Associa-
June 28.-The sales to-day are only 1,000 bales, of arrow root. An attack on Indian Key was ap- 'lion of the Fourth Ward, N. L., to carry out the
chiefly American, without change in price. prehended, as the Indians are becoming very bold principles of the people in opposition to the selfish
in that quarter, several of their canoes having been views of the aristocracy.
From the Boston Morning Post. seen making a reconnaissance at Mattacumrbee. Resolved, That we do not recognize the paper
SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT. called the Pennsylvania Sentinel, as a democratic
Extraordinary Rescue of two Slaves.-Our NEW-ORLEANS, July 19 and 20. paper, believing that it was created for the purpose
city was thrown into a state of great excitement The yellow fever, it was reported was prevailing of subserving the views of the Bank and Jesse R.
yesterday, by-an unparalleled outrage, committed in in the C!arity Hospital of New Orleans, but the Burden, and dividing the democratic party.
the Supreme Court Room, in the forenoon, by a Surgeon, W. Stone, contradicts the report, and Resolved, That the delegates be instructed to
mob of colored people (probably instigated by the says that there has not been a single case this sea- oppose all candidates favorable to monopolies.
Abolitionists,) who rescued two colored women,- son. Resolved, That we will support MARTIN VAN
claimed as fugitive slaves from Baltimore. The BUREN and RICHARD M. JOHNSON for
history of the case, so far as we learn it from the TREASuRY DEPARTMENT, President and Vice President of the United States,
most authentic sources, is as follows:- August 2d, 1836. knowing them to be the disciples of the immortal
The Brig Chickasaw, Capt. H. Eldrige, sailed In conformity with the resolution of the Senate, Jefferson. and supporters of Jackson.
from Baltimore, on Wednesdaymorning, July 20th, passed July 1st, 1836, directing that "during the Resolution offered by Mr. Franks, and agreed
consigned to A. C. Lombard & Co., of this city,-
having on board two colored females, named in
their "passes" Eliza Small and Polly AJnn Bates.
Soon afterwards, Mr. Jonn B. Morris, of Balti-
more, discovered that two of his females-one na-
med Ann Patten and the other Mary Pinckney-
had ran away; and, upon inquiry, he had good
reason to believe that the two women, who sailed
in the Chickasaw, under different names, were the
persons who had absconded. Mr. Morris, therefore,
sent oil Mr. Matthew, Turner, to whom he gave
a power of attorney, authorizing him to arrest and
claim the fugitives. Mr. Turner arrived in the city
on Sunday week, and kept a vigilant look out for
the arrival of the Chickasaw, which took place last
Saturday morning. Mr. Turner went down below
about four miles, boarded the Chickasaw,and found
the fugitives, ascertained that they had false "pas-
ses," and ordered the Captain to detain them till he
could procure a warrant to secure them further.-
The women at once admitted themselves to have
been the slaves of Mr. Morris. Affidavits of all the
facts and admissions of the women were made, and
are now on file in the Supreme Court.
Between 12 and I on Saturday noon, Eldridge
was summoned to appear before Chief Justice Shaw,
to shew cause why the women, brought up by writ
of habeas' corpus, should not be discharged from
custody. The habeas corpus was obtained by
Samuel H. Arlams, a colored man, and included a
free mulatto man, who did not come in the vessel.
This circumstance proved that certain persons in
this city expected the three persons specified in the
writ to come in the Chickasaw, and it was also sus-
pected at Baltimore that the man had sailed with
the women. The agent and his counsel rely on
this fact as proving that the plan of the escape of
the fugitives was concerted in this city. The writ
was made returnable at half past three on Saturday,
but at that hour Judge Shaw was not in Court,and
Judge Wilde ordered the women to be committed
to jail, to appear yesterday morning at 9 o'clock.
The Court was completely crowded by colored
'.1 IV 1--^'Pr -
the bar, were about a dozen male and female aboli-
tionists-half-and-half of each. Samuel E. Sewall,
Esq., appeared in behalf of the slaves, A. H. Fiske,
Esq., for Mr. Turner, to oppose their discharge on
the habeas corpus. After the respective arguments,
His Honor Judge Shaw cited certain united States
statutes, prescribing the mode of reclaiming runa-
way slaves, and expressed an opinion, that Capt.
Eldridge had no authority to detain the women in
custody, but as he was intimating that they ought
to be discharged from his custody, Mr. Turner
arose and said he held a power of attorney to claim
the women. Mr. Fiske then proposed that the case
should bhe continued for further consideration.
Sewell, it is said-and some persons declared
yesterday in Court that they were ready to swear
to it -approached the slaves, who were seated on a
jury bench on the left of the Judge, and told them
that they were discharged, and advised them to clear
out before the agent seized them. Whatever might
have been the tenor of his communication with
them-for a communication he admits he had-the
effect was unexampled in any of our Courts; for
when Judge Shaw arose to reply to Mr. Fiske, the
colored people sprung from their seats in every di-
rection, and gathering round the two slaves, rushed
to the nearest door, burst it open, and bore them
pell-mell down the stairs. A huge negro woman
carried one of them into Court Square in her arms.
Deputy Sheriff Huggeford and Constable Trescott
were the only officers present. Mr Huggeford dashed
in among the rushing mob, but was seized by the
throat, and thrown aside, unable to stem the cur-
rent. Judge Shaw called to order, and commanded
the rioters to stop, but they pressed on, till, in the
space of not more than two minutes, not a colored
person was in Court. A carriage was at hand in
School street, and the women were placed in it,and
drove up School street, down Beacon street, and
over the Mill-dam.
After the shock occasioned by this high-handed
outrage had in some degree subsided, Judge Shaw
expressly stated he had passed no order for the dis-
charge of the slaves, but was going into an explana-
tion of the power of the agent and the legal course
for him to pursue, when the rescue was effected,
and interrupted him. The Sheriff was sent for and
apprised of the rescue, and Judge Shaw said to
him-"Mr. Sheriff, the persons were in your custo-
dy, and, as I have passed no order for their dis-
charge, you must be looked to for them."
A person, who was standing by, when Mr. Sew.
all came into Court, tells us, that Sheriff Sumner
took him by the hand and said to him-"I wish you
success in your cause, sir."
After the Judge left the Court, several of the
Abolitionists gathered round Mr. Turner, who a-
vowed himself to be a member of the Colonization
Society, and grossly insulted him. Two ladies-a
Mrs. H. G. Chapman and a Mrs. Southwick, assail-
ed him with great warmth. One of them told him,
he "was a rascally slave-holder and ought to be
killed." A young light-haired lad annoyed him ex-
tremely by his insolence. A dark-complexioned
young man, in spectacles,was also very impertinent
The following dialogue passed between Messrs
Sewell and Fisk:-
Mr Fisk-I'm pretty sure I heard you tell the wo-
men to clear out,
Mr Sewell-I went to them and told them they
were at liberty, and to clear out, or that RASCAL
would be after them.
Mr Fisk-Don't call the gentleman a rascal,
Mr Sewell-I call any man a rascal who will at-
tempt to take a slave,
Mr Huggeford, at the head of some officers and a
dozen respectable gentlemen, who volunteered their
services, went in swift pursuit of the fugitives, as
soon as vehicles could be procured, At the last ac-
counts they were half a mile in the rear of them,
An Anti.slavery meeting was advertised to be
held at Congress Hall yesterday afternoon, but in
consequence of the tremendous excitement created
by the outrage on the Supreme Judiciary, in the
morning, the lessees of the Hall caused it to be
closed, Had the meeting been held, the building
would undoubtedly have been sacked, by the dense
and excited multitude without. Several colored
people of both sexes came to attend the meeting,
and several whites, but they were laughed away,
and no disturbance took place.
r P, S.-A pencil note. of which the following is
a copy, was found on Mr Sewellts table. It explains
the motive of the rescue:-
Sin:-The man from Baltimore not being the
f owner of the two women might not know them,and
ensuing recess of Congress, the Secretary of the
Treasusy cause to be published, at the commence-
ment of each month, a statement of the amount of
money in the Treasury subject to draft,, and also
the amount standing to the credit of disbursing offi-
cers," the undersigned hereby gives public notice,
that "the amount of money in the Treasury subject
to draft,' as shown by the running account of the
Treasurer, was, on the 1st inst. $36,554,845 95,
and "the amount standing to the credit of disbursing
officers," as shown by the last returns received,was
Secretary of the Treasury.
Amateurs of rowing will find much amusement
by an occasional visit to Fairmount, to take a view
of the different boat clubs on the Schuylkill-among
the boats,we have noticed one called II Pirata,a very
handsome barge, about forty-four feet long, and
built upon a model apparently well calculated for
swiftness. The club are fine looking young men,
whose healthful appearance is no doubt in a mea-
sure caused by the exercise. The uniform of the
Pirata club is very neat and appropriate.
Attempt to Murder.-A man genteely dressed
and well connected in this city, named Michael
Vail, was arrested yesterday morning, by some ci-
tizens, for an attempt to kill his wife, Mary Vail, by
shooting her with a pistol. From all we have heard,
we gather the following particulars. For about 18
years, Vail (who has been up once or twice, for
threatening his wife, and for general misconduct,)
has been an intemperate man and very passionate.
A few years since, Mrs. Vail parted from him, and
lie was only permitted occasionally to see her. His
conduct of late has been so outrageous, that he was
not permitted to enter the house at all, as she was
really afraid of him. On Sunday morning, he cross-
ed from Long Island, where he has been residing
for some time, and went to her house, No. 83 Cher-
ry street, in the basement of which two of her 'sons
house, and he then demanded that his child, a boy
aged 13 or 14, should be delivered to him,and when
this was refused, his rage was unbounded; he
threatened his son and the whole family with death,
but finally he went off and was not heard of until
Early, about half-past 6 o'clock, he stationed him-
self opposite to the house, and as Mrs. Vail was a-
bout to enter, on her return from market,he crossed
over, took a pistol from his sleeve, and taking deli-
berate aim, fired. The ball entered her back just
below the shoulder blade, and passed upward, lodg-
ing near the clavicle. Her life was only preserved
by his firing as she was in the act of turning.
Feeling herself wounded, she ran into the store of
her son and fell senseless into his arms. She was
carried up stairs, and Dr. D.L. Rogers was instant-
ly sent for, who after a minute examination of the
wound and the course of the ball, pronounced her
out of danger, thus relieving her children of the
dreadful fear of losing a mother by such a' violent
death. Vail was arrested by some citizens who saw
him fire the pistol, and carried at once to the Bride-
well. While going there, he said he was an un-
happy man, and would as soon be hung as not,
and he added he would have shot his son, had he
met him. Mrs. Vail is a lady who has ever pos-
sessed the esteem of all who knew her, and it is
much to be lamented that she was ever united to a
man of his temper and habits. He ,will probably
not be examined until her recovery is pronounced
certain.-JN. Y. Sun.
A second and final election to fix the seat of
justice of this county, (erected out of parts of
Northampton and Pike counties) took place on the
26th ult. The result was as follows:
For Stroudsburgh 1132
Majority for Stroudsburgh
The Mad Stone," which in some parts of Virgi-
nia has steadfast believers in the virtues attributed
to it, is now regularly advertised in the Richmond
Whig as being in the possession of two persons who
keep it ready for application. They gravely pro-
nounce it a well known antidote for hydrophobia,
and a cure for the bite of poisonous serpents, &c."
The charge for the application of the "Stone" to
the first wound is $25, and $1 for each subsequent
The other day a party of ten persons of both sex-
es, were crossing the Hudson from Saugerties to
Tivoli, in a little boat rowed by two of the party.-
As they reached the middle of the river, a large
sturgeon sprang from the water in front of them and
threw his huge length into the bottom of the boat,
passing directly between the feet of the two gentle-
men who sat foremost, and laying himself exactly
in the middle under the seats. Great was the sur-
prise and confusion; but one of the gentlemen im-
mediately caught the floundering fish by the tail,
and tied it fast with the boat's painter. The creat-
ure in the mean time uttered the most plaintive
sounds, moaning with a noise much like that of a
cow. It was taken to Tivoli, where it was found
to measure eight feet and a half in length, and to
weigh one hundred and fifty pounds. It was then
cut up and given to the workmen of a foundry on
the eastern bank of the river, who made an ex-
cellent supper on this Albany beef. If the sturgeon
had thrown himself on one side of the heavily load.
ed boat, it would have been overset, or if he had
darted among the women and children who sat in
the hinder part of the boat,and one of whom was an
infant, there is no knowing what might have hap-
pened.-N. Y. Eve, Star.
Dreadful lloodshed in Spain.-The extent of
bloodshed in Spain since the commencement of the
civil war which is still raging with unmitigated fury,
is truly appalling, and much greater probably than
the American public has imagined. It is stated in
the Jorabado, a Madrid journal, received a few days
since from an arrival at Boston, from the beginning
of the war in 1833, to the first of April 1836, there
have been tawo hundred and eighty thousand, five
hundred and thirty five Carlists, killed in the
field of battle, and 54,498 fallen prisoners. Of the
Queen's army one hundred and fifty seven thou-
sand, eight hundred and seventy four, have been
killed, 39,618, taken prisoners. Within the above
period 546 battles have been fought, in which the
Resolved, That the delegates elected be instruct-
ed to support F. J. Harper, as a candidate for Con-
gress for the third district.
Resolution offered by J. T. Smith, and agreed
Resolved, That we recommend to the democrat-
ic conferees of the city and county of Philadelphia,
Richard L. Lloyd, as a suitable candidate for the
office of County Commissioner, knowing him to
be a consistent democrat and worthy of trust.
Resolved, That the proceedings of this meeting
be published in the democratic papers, signed by
the chairman and secretaries.
Resolved, That when this meeting adjourn, we
adjourn to meet this night week, at this place, at 8
o'clock, for the purpose of forming an association.
Resolved, That we now adjourn.
RICHARD TICHENOR, Chairman.
Allen Bard, ? Se
Wm H Franks, cretaries.
FIFTH WARD, KENSINGTON.
At a very large and respectable meeting of the
democratic citizens of Fifth Ward, Kensington,
held pursuantto public notice at the house of John
Limeburner, on Monday evi ning, the 1st inst. at
8 o'clock, for the purpose of electing three dele-
gates to represent said ward in county convention.
Jacob Moser, sen. was called to the chair, and
Richard W Eyre, appointed secretary.
The meeting proceeded to the election of three
delegates, to represent the ward in county conven-
tion, when George Read, Richard Ayres, and An-
drew Hague were duly elected.
On motion, Jacob'Collar, Andrew Hague, David
Emerick, H A Sutton, and John Eyre were ap-
pointed a committee to draft resolutions expressive
of the sense of the meeting, ",ho reported the fol-
lowing, which were unanimously adopted.
Resolved, That we approve of the nomination,
and will use the utmost efforts to secure the elec-
tion of that distinguished and gifted statesman,
MARTIN VAN BUREN, for Pmilde,.r,nt, and
-1e T~-itWf ir5!t-.?^ r rj --
Resolved, That "No Bank, No Burden'. is .th
rallying point and watch word of all true demo-
Resolved, That our recreant senators Jesse R
Burden and G. N. Baker, are hereby requested to
Resolved, That in our estimation, the only de-
mocratic papers published in the city and county,
are the American Sentinel, Penn: ylvanian, Demo-
cratic Herald, and the Eagle.
Resolved, That we deem the Pennsylvania Sen-
tinel unworthy the support of democrats, its only
apparent aim beinm to distract the democratic party.
Resolved, That the delegates elected at this
meeting, be requested to endeavor to select such
men for candidates at the ensuing election, as will
meet the approbation of the democratic party de-
cidedly, and opposed to Burden & Co.
Resolved, That a registry committee be appoint-
ed by the chairman, whose duty it shall be to see
that all the democrats in this ward are registered,
and that they be notified of their appointment.
Resolved, That the delegates be authorized to
fill any vacancy that may occur, and that they be
requested to be punctual in their attendance at the
The following gentlemen were appointed a re-
George Reed, Daniel Jeffras, Joseph Young, Abra-
ham Title, David Emerick, William Rice, Daniel
Serick, Michael Dyott, Jehu W Evre, Andrew
Hague, Jacob Collar, H A Salters, Geo Weaver,
Michael Faunce, Matthew Van Dusen, sen. Robert
Hall, Thomas Christ, Conrad Bussard, Frederick
Rodehorn, Henry Denny, Conrad Baker, Jacob
Moser, jr. John Taylor.
JACOB MOSER, Sen. Chairman.
Richard W Eyre, Secretary.
DEMOCRATIC MEETING-WEST MOYA-
At an adjourned meeting of the Democratic citi-
zens of the township of Moyamensing, held in the
Commissioners' Hall, on Monday evening, August
1st, the purpose of which was to elect three dele.
gates for the county convention-John Hays, Pres-
ident, John A Wilson, Vice President, James B
Pearson and Archibald McElroy, secretaries.
On motion of Mr John Hays, there be a comn-
mittee appointed for the purpose of drawing up a
set ef resolutions to be signed by the delegates
that may be elected. Committee to consist of
John McConnell, Patrick Carroll, Michael
McGlaughlin and James Bath. After having re-
tired for some time they returned with the follow-
ing resolutions, which were unanimously adopted:
Resolved, That the delegates be and are hereby
instructed not to support any man for the state
legislature who will not pledge himself, if elected,
to oppose the chartering of any more banks, and
to support the repeal of all charters existing in the
Resolved, That the delegates be instructed not
to support any man for office, who if a represent.
tive heretofore in the state legislature, supported
the principles of chartered vested rights andachar.
Resolved, That we go into nomination for del-
egates-John Wilson, James Lamb and John
Hays were duly elected.
On motion, resolved, that we will support Wm.
English for Congress, and John Farrell for the
Pennsylvania legislature-and the delegates are
instructed to do the same in the county conven-
tion. JOHN HAYS, President.
John Wilson, Vice President.
James B. Pearsons, See'i .
At a large and respectable meeting of the demo-
cratic citizens of the township of Germantown,
held at the house of Wm Cooper, on Monday
evening, August 1st, the following officers were
Joseph Hergesheimer, Esq., President, Col Wm
W Chew, Vice President, Joseph Handsberry &
G R Hinkle, secretaries.
The following gentlemen were elected delegates
to the democratic county convention, viz:
For the Upper Ward-Joseph 1ickinson, John
Stallman, Jacob Haas.
For the Lower Ward-Charles M Stokes, John
M Bockius, Joseph Hergesheimer.
On motion, it was unanimously resolved, That
the delegates elect be required to oledge them-
through agents, whose only justpaimer is to exo. NORTH1 MULBERR7 V WARD.
cute the will of those whom they are chosen to re- At a meeting of the democratic citizens of thti
present; and whereas, it is not only our right but ward, held at the house of Mrs Moody, on Wednes-
our bounden duty to ourselves, to our country, day evening, the 3d of August, pursuant to public
and to the cause of freedom, entrusted by tihe pa- notice,
triots of'76 to the care of the American people, THEODORE COLLADAY was called to the
for the benefit of mankind, to exercise the elective Chair, and Thos B Town and Saml B Trout were
franchise in such manner as may preserve, una- appointed Secretaries.
bused, the essential principles of our form of go- The object of the meeting having been stated,
vernment; and whereas the present is a crisis in the following resolutions were submitted and una-
this Commonwealth, at which every citizen is im- nimously adopted:
seriously called upon, by the existence of unusual Resolvhed, That Theodore Colladay, Samuel B.
dangers, to use the.utmost vigilance, and his best Trout, William Barger, Henry Simpson, Samuel
exertions, to protect the ship of state from the pi- Edenborn,and Thomas Hunt, be a committee to call
ratical designs, now in action, to betray her into upon the Assessor, Reuben Savidge, No. 34 Jacoby
the hands of the enemies of popular rights. street, to register the names of all legal democratic
Resolved, That we hail with proud satisfaction voters residing in North Mulberry Ward.
the unanimity and ardour, v ith which our dem- Resolved,'l'hat although we condemn the uncon-
cratic brethren throughout the state are rallying to stitutional registry act, we recommend to our demo-
the rescue of our liberties, from the encroachment cratic fellow citizens to exhibit to the assessors of
of ill gotten and tyrannical p er, whose hostility the respective wards the necessary papers,of having
to equal rights has been scandalously manifested paid a State or county tax within two years, and
in the attempt made in the present legislature to proof of being a native or naturalized citizen, that
establish an inquisitorial control over the preroga. they may be enabled to place their names upon the
tive of freemen, in contradiction to their inherent, register, agreeably to the oaths they have taken.
as well as their constitutionally secured immuni- Resolved, That Henry Simpson, Thos B Town,
ties; again, by the unwarrantable postponement and Robert Hays, be a committee to ascertain, if
by our rulers, of the people's determination to practicable, the increase of the city debt, since the
correct the aristocratic features and the abuses of death of Stephen Girard; also the cost of pulling
oar Constitution; again, by the odious Bank hill, down and building up the market houses, and lay-
by which they have undertaken to barter away the Ing down the rail road from Broad street to the ri-
control over his property, and the value of his la- ver Delaware.
bor, of every Pennsylvanian, to an unequalled, Resolved, That the public good requires a change
arrogant and monopolizing moneyed aristocracy; of men and measures in the affairs of our city ad-
again, we have the Registry Act, in direct viola- ministration, and that we call upon all good citi-
tion of a vital constitutional privilege of a portion zcns to assist in so desirable an object-to prevent
of our own citizens: Not less flagrant is the Ap- a further lavish expenditure of public money, and a
portionment bill; an outrage upon one of the most further increase of our present heavy taxes.
valuable guarantees of the existing constitution.- Resolved, That the proceedings of this meeting
Such and more are the fresh proofs we have, that be published in the democratic papers.
'the price of liberty is unceasing vigilance." Such THEODORE COLLADAY, Ch'n.
are the evils which the democracy of Pennsylaania Thomas B Town, Sec's.
can, ant] will surely remedy. Samuel B Trout, 5
Whereas the patriot, ANDREW JACKSON,
who has triumphantly guided the executive coun- DEMOCRATIC ASSOCIATION, N. L.
cils of the nation, with a purity of intention, a At a meeting of the Democratic Association of
wisdom in judgment, and an inflexible firmness the Northern Liberties, held on Tuesday evening,
in execution, which were rarely found united in August 2d, at the Franklin House,
one man, through combinations against the public On motion,the following resolutions were offered
good for the promotion of selfish designs, unparal. and unanimously adopted:
leled in our political history, will ere long retire Resolved, That we recommend Joseph L Thom-
from his illhstrious. presidency. as, of the Northern Liberties, to the Conferees of
Resolved, That we most cordially join with our the city and county, as a suitable person for their
fellow republicans, in sentiments of gratitude for choice as County Auditor, because he isa man of
his many glorious public services, and in the fer- umblemished character, having performed the du-
vent hope that he may long live to enjoy the ex- ties of Treasurer of the District with the strictest
ahed gratification of witnessing the ever memora- faithfulness and integrity-an old and undeviating
ble benefits, which his labors have bestowed upnn democrat-one that never flinched in the.time that
his believed country, so faithfully, and so sted- tried men's souls,at the time of the second Declara-
fastly, served by him from early youth to venera- tion of Independence,by our Spartan band at Wash-
ble age. ington, with Jackson at their head.
Whereas, we entertain unabated confidence in Resolved,That this Association do recommend to
the rectitude of the political principles, in the mo- the Democratic Conferees of the city and county of
ral worth and superior mental capacities, of the Philadelphia, Richard L Lloyd, as a suitable person
consistent republican and distinguished statesman, for the office of County Commissioner.
whom the democracy of the Union, have, with Whereas, at the coming election the people of
singular unanimity, selected as the candidate most this State will chose delegates to amend the State
able, and most to be relied on, to fill the office of Constitution; therefore it is of importance that alte-
President of the United States, as Andrew Jackson rations proposed should be duly considered.
has filled it. to the satisfaction of a great majority Resolved, That the power snd patronage now
of the people, and to the honor and prosperity of wielded by the Governor, is dangerous to our rights
all; and whereas we have abundant evidence, af- and degrading to freemen.
forded by a long series of public services, all evinc- Resolved, That offices for life are inconsistent
ing a deep devotion to the general good, that the with democratic principles,and contrary to impartial
democratic candidate for the second office in the justice.
people's gift is worthy of the high station to which Resolved, That this Association urge upon all
he has been nominated, democrats residing in the different wards of the
Resolved, That we trust, with a firm faith in Northern Liberties, to come forward and become
the integrity and strength of the democrats of members of this Association, and report of all those
Pennsylvania, that after ridding the state of its poor men who may be neglected to be registered by
domestic corruptions in October next, they will, the FeAdgal Whig Assessors of said District,and see
in November, prove that she still deserves the that they are prepared to meet the unconstitutional
lofty character, which she has hitherto maintained British Registry Act.
in the arch of our union, by an unanimous vote Resolved, That this Association do hold Jesse R
for Martin Van Buren for the Presidency, and Burden and his associates as rotten ulcers, who are
Richard M Johnson for the Vice Presidency of thrown from the democratic party, and not worthy
the United States. of the respect of true and honest citizens.
On motion,it was resolved,That the proceedings JOSEPH L. THOMAS, President.
of this meeting he signed by its officers, and pub- B. E. Carpenter, Sec's.
lished in the Germantown Telegraph, and the Lewis Snell, Sec
democratic papers of the city and county of Phil-
adelphia. MORELAND AND BYBERRY.
JO'EPH HERGESHEIMER, President. At a large and respectable meeting of the Demo-
Wm W. Chew, "Vice President. cratic citizens of Moreland and Biberry, held agreea-
G. R. Hinckle, bly to public notice, at the house of John Roberts,in
Joseph Handsberry, Seeries. Smithfield, on Monday the 1st of August, Jacob
KINGSESSING.-In accordance with the or-
ders issued by order of the Democratic County
Convention for the election of three delegates to
represent them in democratic county convention,
for the purpose of nominating suitable candidates
to be supported at the ensuing election in October,
was held at Isaac Leech's, Sorrell Horse Tavern.
The meeting was organized by calling Evan W.
Thomas, Jr. Esq. to the chair, and John Leech,
The object of the meeting being stated from the
chair, it was, on motion,
Resolved, That we go into an election for three
delegates to said convention-whereupon the fol-
lowinr, n nei oenlr ,,m'*,tP"rr_-',nst'rst-,.oa.lR ,-
a4iauce, tiWaL Setams' Lsjs .'t'ooas, Jr.
On nmi.i'n. rek.'l. se. That a committee of five
be appointed to draft resolutions expressive of the
sense of this meeting; the following named gentle-
men being chosen, Messrs. Isaac Leech, Justice
Culin, John Zeites, E. W. Thomas2 and John M.
Justice, proceeded to business, and after an ad-
journment of five minutes, reported the following
resolutions, which were unanimously adopted:
Resolved, That we most heartily approve of the
nomination of Martin Van Buren, of New York,
and Richard M. Johnson, of Kentucky, for Presi-
dent and Vice President of the United States, and
that we will give them our undivided support at
the ensuing presidential election.
Resolved, That we will support no person for
office that is favorable to the Bank of the United
States, believing it dangerous to the liberties of the
people of the State of Pennsylvania and to the
Resolved, That the recreant senators who voted
for the re-chartering of the United States Bank in
Pennsylvania, are hostile to democracy, and we
will oppose all such men and measures.
Resolved, That the proceedings of this meeting
be published in the democratic papers of the city
and county of Philadelphia.
Resolved, That we adjourn.
EVAN W. THOMAS, President.
John Leech, Secretary.
FOURTH WARD-SPRING GARDEN.
Pursuant to public notice, a numerous meeting of
the democratic citizens of Fourth Ward,Spring Gar-
den, met at the house of Major Henry Berrell, N.
W. corner of 9th and Green streets, on Monday,
The meeting was organized by appointing
DANIEL SMITH, Esq. Chairman; Joseph Kite,
Isaiah Turner, Joshua Coulter, Jacob Shick, Jr.
and Wm Louck, Vice Presidents; Dr N Marsellis
and Wm Rice, Jr. Secretaries.
The call of the meeting been read, it was,on mo-
Resolved, That we go into an election, by ballot,
for 3 delegates to represent this ward in the Demo-
cratic County Delegation: Messrs DilworthWentz,
John H Dohnert, and Ferdinand Cownover,having
the highest number of votes, were declared duly
On motion, Resolved, That a committee, to con-
sist of eight persons, be appointed to divide the
ward in blocks, and report at a subsequent meeting,
when the following were appointed-T W Dukes,
Dilworth Wentz, Win Rice, Jr., Fd Cownover,
Geo Binder, William Louck, Jas Flanagan, Daniel
Resolved, That the proceedings of this meeting
be published in the democratic papers of the city
DANIEL SMITH, Chairman.
Joseph Kite, -
Joshua Coulter, V. Presidents.
Jacob Shick, Jr.
N. Marsellis, Sec's,
Wm. Rice, Jr. Sec's,
FIFTH WARD, N. L.
At a large and respectable meeting of the demo-
cratic citizens of the Fifth Ward, N. L. held at the
house of Jacob Reiff, corner of Front and Coates
streets, on Monday evening. 1st inst.
Shearer was called to the Chair,and Thomas Gilbert
and Edward Vansant appointed Secretaries. The
object of the meeting being stated by the Chairman
to be the election of six Delegates to represent
Moreland and Biberry in county delegation,and city
and county conference; the meeting proceeded to
elect, and on counting the votes, it appeared that
Leonard Knight, Thomas Gilbert, Jonathan T.
Knight, Jacob Saurman, Edward Vansant and Ja-
cob Shearer, Jr. were unanimously elected.
The following Resolutions were unanimously
Resolved, That we approve of the nominationrof
Martin Van Buren as President, and Richard M.
Johnson as Vicb-Preaident.of the UL i,.-a .,i" e
iPemeuVi..'r.p-. .t1 ..s nf ,., f
ker, in supporting and voting for a re-charter of that
mammoth monied aristocracy, the United States
Bank, in violation of the known and expressed will
of a large majority of the electors of the County of
Resolved, That we request the above named Se-
nators to resign their seats in the Senate of Penn-
sylvania, that the electors of the County of Phila-
delphia may send such men to the legislature as
they know to be politically honest.
Resolved, That we approve of the manly and in-
dependent course of Francis J. Harper, in opposing
the re-charter of that corrupt and anti-republican
institution, the United States Bank, and represent-
ing the will of the sovereign people.
Resolved, That any Senator or Representative,
who will advocate measures contrary to the known
will of a majority of his constituents, forfeits his title
Resolved, That the Delegates have power to fill
vacancies that may occur among them.
Resolved, That the Delegates be authorised to
call meetings of the district when they may think
Resolved, That the proceedings of this meeting
be signed by the Chairman and Secretaries, and
published in the Democratic papers.
JACOB SHEARER, Chairman.
THOMS GLBERT, Secretaries.
City Ward ITIeetings.
Monday, .;ugust 8th, at 8 o'clock.
The Democratic citizens of the respective wards
of the city of Philadelphia, are requested to meet
on Monday evening, the 8th of August, at 8
o'clock, for the purpose of electing five delegates to
represent each ward in the general ward committee,
to form a city ticket for the ensuing election.
The ward meetings will be held at the following
UPPER DELAWARE WARD-At the house
of Philip Worn, 4th above Race street.
LOWER DELAWARE-At the house of Hen-
ry Myers, 5th and Race street.
HIGH STREET- At Kittinger's, Cross Keys,
4th above Market street.
CHESNUT-At the Robinson Crusoe,3d street,
between Chesnut and Market street.
WALNUT-At the Military Hall, Library
DOCK-At Brocksop's, No. 83 S. 5th street, be-
low Walnut street.
PINE-At Hogan's, 4th below Spruce street.
NE W MARKET-At Warren's, 4th and Gas-
CEDAR-At the house of C. Doyle, 12th and
LOCUST-At the house of J. H. Hutchison,
corner of Locust and 12th streets.
SOUTH-At the WardH house, corner of 11th
and George streets.
MIDDLE-At Ottenkirk's, llth and Market.
NORTH-At Oves', corner of Hunter and 11th
SOUTH MULBERRY-At Miller's, 'corner of
13th and Race streets.
NORTH MULBERRY-At the house of Mrs.
Moody, 11th near Race street.
By order of the joint delegation at their meeting,
February 15th, 1836, and of the Committee of Su.
August 1, 1836.
THOMAS BRADFORD was called to the chair, --
John Johnson and Joseph W Jones were appoint- CARD.
ed Vice Presidents, and John Vasey, Secretary. The attention of Country Merchants, Housekeep-
The meeting appointed William Moody and John ers and others, is invited to our sale Tirs MoaniNo,
T Smith, tellers, and then proceeded to elect three at 10 o'clock, at the Auction Store. A very large
delegates to represent the ward in the Democratic assortment of Cabinet Furniture, together with two
County Convention, when, on counting the votes, superior Pianos, will be sold to the highest bidder,
the following named persons were declared duly without reserve. T. BIRCH, Jr. & CO.
elected-Christian Read, Edw D Martin, Geo H aug 5-It No. 84 South 2d at.
The following resolutions were offered and una- SALES OF STOCKS.
nimously adopted: August 4, 1836.
Resolved, That the delegates be instructed to sup- REPORTED BY THE BOARD OF BROKERS. par
port no person for office, except such as are known 60 shs U S Bank 1221 100
to be opposed to Jesse R Burden, Geo N Baker,and 6 do Commercial 67 50
all monopolies, especially the Bank of the U States, 22 do N America,ch to 9 ds & 7 ds flat 454 400
under all its aliases. 79 do Girard 60 50
Resolved, That the delegates be instructed to 10 do do 601 50
support no person for delegate to amend the State 50 do Kentucky 761 80
Constitution, except such as are known and will 13 do do 76j 80
pledge to support a thorough reform in the State Go- 15 do Lehigh Coal 78 50
vernment. esneciallv to supDort the two term sys- 100 do Del & Hud 97# 100
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