Key West gazette
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Title: Key West gazette
Uniform Title: Key West gazette (Key West, Fla. 1831)
Alternate Title: Gazette
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: Key West Fla
Creation Date: April 18, 1832
Publication Date: 1831-
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Key West (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Monroe County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Monroe -- Key West
Coordinates: 24.559167 x -81.784031 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: No. 1 (Mar. 28, 1831) ; vol. 1, no. 1 (Apr. 20, 1831)-
Numbering Peculiarities: Suspended from June 8-Oct. 12, 1831.
General Note: Published by: B.B. Strobel & L.M. Stone.
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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THE GAZETTE.: in 'sight of land,,,within fitccl\milcs of inhabitants man, and the.eoYt entiles of woman, and Very sickness} :,and when 1 opened them
EDITED BY.B. capable ef giving them such information I tho shrill voice of childhood and the ties, ,again, loj! he was,by my.side, and his sharp
B. STmJUEL, as was necessary to enable them and hopcsj and socialities,.. and objecjatohqman quick voice grated, in its .prying; and ask
And published on jcrefy Wednesday by, to proceed to a,more frequented port,,"and existence, as from a tprture and a ing,and torturing accent,on my loathingand
TJI03IA.S'N. JEFFREYS. the weather was not ..dangerous.From curse. Even in that sullen rock, and' beneath repug ant car! -. .. I. .
'< *' this acknowledgement of facts, It is evident that un cnial sky, 1 bad luxuries un- Qno bight I was roused from, my sleep by
TERMSper 'annum-payable in : that, without the assistance or interference known to the palled tastes of cities, or to the screams and oaths of men, and 1 ,has
advance..ted of the Salvors! ,the!floats could have i those who woo delight In an sir of odours tened on deck: wo had struck upon a rock.It .
, ; at one dollar reached the shore in sat 1y. But thoughthe anion' >land of roses! What were those was.R ghastly"but. Ob--! how glorious
per. .quare.ro'. the first insertion, and fifty interference of the salvors was not ab- luxuries? They had a myriad of varieties a sight! Moonlight,s.u'11 and calm
cents ed to be for stopped.every succeeding time. till order. solutely necessary to the safety of the boats, I and shades.of enjoyment they had buta theses sleeping in sapphires; and in the
still that interference was meritorious the common.name. What were those luxuries midst\ of the silent and soft repose of all
.d.. --I _:-.. 11 a..aww..- .. master of; POETRY. oone6t, nd ,comfort, and must have had his My father died when I was '18; I was C perish from the world!, 1 sat apart, and
mind relieved from much inquietude. It transferred to my uncle's protection, and 1 looked on, but aided not! A voice crept
THE DOOM LEAF. is proper, therefore, that, the person uTord- repaired London. I arrived there,gaunt I like qn adder's hiss upon my ear; turned,
FROM THE FRENCH. ing this relief, should receive a compensa and stern, a giant in ;limbs and strength, arid saw my tormenter; the moonlight felon
The air was pleasant. The last autumn day tion, equivalent to the benefit conferred, and, to the tastes of those about me, a savage his face, and it grinned with the maud.
With its sad parting, tore away and which,under the circumstance, ,shouldbe in bearing and in mood. They would lin grin intoxication, and his pale blue
The garland from the tree: greater ,than the ordinary allowance for have laughed, but I awed them;' they would eye glistened, and he said, "We will not
I looked, and lo before me passed transportation and freight. For the passage have altered me, but I changed them; I part even here!". !My blood ran ('oldltthrough
The sun, the autumn-life, at last- given by ,Captain. Fitch to the mas- threw a damp over their enjoyment and a my'e l&S and i would have thrown
One Company! ter and crew of the Mercure, from the wreckto loud over their meetings: Though said l him into the sea, which now came fast and
Sitting alone,a mossy.trunk beside, Key West, and for the hospitality I extended little, though I sat with them, strange and fast upon us: but the moonlight was on
The presence of the evil days to lade I to Captain Aurray;, ,after his arrival silent, and passive, they seemed to wither him and I did not dare to kill him. But
From my heart {sought; > at that place, l/eshpuld be paid. beneath my presence No body could live I would not stay to perish with the
Upon the stream, amid my musing grief, Under all the circumstances.es,thereforedo ,,1 with,me.and be 'Happy,,nor at ease! I felt and I threw myself alone from the herdi,
Silently fell a withered leaf! : adjudge, order and decree, that the Li- it, and I hated,them that they could not and swam towards a'rock. I saw a shark
I looked, and thought
I bellant receive one-Lalfof! the gross amount love me. Three year! passeaWl was ofageI dart after me, but I shunned him, and the
Over my head,.an ancient; willow tree of money, for which the articles sold, taken demanded. ruy (orUjiie-and scorning motdent after he had plenty to sate his maw.
My A hand, all indolent takelh and listlessly, from on board the Ship AJercure I by,them, social life, and. pining once more for. I heard a crash, and a mingled and wild
green bough :, to be divided between them resolved into of the of three hun
to those bun-t
The light leaves casting, one by one, according ,1onclit1CssJ| to journey anguish- yell
I watch, as on the stream they run, the services rendered by each, and that out unpeopled and far lands, which if.any have dred and fifty hearts that a minute after
The course each taketb. of the other'ruoiety, ,the dutleson. said ar pierced, none have returned describe. wards were stilled,and 1 said in my own
0 of fancy'sidle tide'? and other incidental expenses, and So 1 took; my leavetof then'all 10 cousin! and heart, with b deep joy, "Hit voice is 'with
1 asked folly each my broken fragment play on its wiy, the costs of this cause, shall be paid: And aunt-=- nd..when I came to my old uncle, the rest, and we hate parted! I gained.
Of future years: 1 do further adjudge,order and decree, that who had liked me less than any, I graspedhis the shore, and lay down to sleep. 4
ipked to toy fortunelet me see out of the specie saved from on board of hand with so friendly a gripe, that, well The next morning my eye
YVhat is my fate of life to be- said Ship, the sum of three hundred Dollars I ween, the dainty and nice member was ,a 'hand more beautiful than a Grecian
Gladness or teani" be paid to Capt. Fitch, as a compensation but little inclined to its ordinary functionsin dreams. -The sun bad just risen, and
One moment only in my longing sight- for the services performed by him to future. laughed over streams of silver, and tree
Like a bark that glideth in the light the master and crew, in transporting them 1 commenced my pilgrimage pierced bending with golden and purple fruits,and
Upon the main; to Key West, and for the freight on the specie the.burning sands-rUraversed the vast do the diamond dew sparkled from a sod tbv
The billow burls 'gainst the shore, ; and that the remainder of the specie, serts-I came into the enormous woods of ered with flowers, whose breath waa
The little leaf returns no moreI together; with any surplus which ?.lDayr Africa, where human step never trod, nor a delight. Ten thousand birds, with all
r wait i in" "'vain,' lua .from the sale of the above articles, human voice ever startled the thrilling and the hues of a northern rainbow blended, ja
Another leaf upon the stream I throw, after satisfying this decree,shall be restor- intense solemnity that broods over the great, their glorious} and gpwi) g wings,rosy f rpm
Seeking my fond lute's fate to know, ed to the master of tiie Ship Mercure. solitudes, as it brooded over. the chaos before turf and tree, and loaded the air with melody .
If fair it be: JAMES WEBB, Judge. the world was!-There the primeval and gladness; the sea,without a vestige
Vainly look for miracles to-day; nature springs anil perishes; undisturbedand of the past destruction upon its glassy
My oracle the wind hath borne ,
And hope from me! away MIsC&LJ.A.NE01JS.AlOL'Od unvaried by tho conlulaio'ns of the brow, murmured at my feet; the heavens
dietb : surrounding world, the 'leaf becomes the ,withoutta cloud.i, and bathed .in a liquidand.radiant

Upon thIs water where my fortune tree, lives through its uncounted ages, falls, ; light sent their breezes as fi
Mj The song wild upon wind's the zephyr track s,pinion Beth, AMD DA1MPNOS. moulders', am) rots and vanishes, unwit. blessing.tf> my i cheek. I'arose with, are*'!
"Oh shall I cast a vow more dear A LEGEND. nessed i in..its mighty and mute changes, freshed and light heart 1 traversed the
Upon this faithless stream!"-my hand,with I am English by birth,and my early years 'save by the wandering lion, or the wild ostrich new home I had found\ I climed upon I a
fear, were passed in**** I had neither brothers ,or that huge serpent-a hundred times I high mountain, and saw that I was in a
Hath started back! nor sisters; my mother died when i was more vast than the puny boa,that the 'pM! small IB land-it had no trace of man-and
My feeble heart its weakness knoweth well, in the cradle; and I found my sole companion limners of Europe have painted,and whose my heart swelled as 1 gazed around and crl .
Yet cannot banish that dark gloomy spell- tutor, and playmate in: my father. bones the vain student) ,has! preserved as a ed aloud in my exultation, "Ishall be alone
That vague affright: lie was a younger brother of a noble audancient miracle and marvel. There,too, as beneath again!" I descended the hill; 1 had not
The sick" heart heedeth each mysterious house: what induced him to forsake the heavy and dense shade 1 concluded in yet reached its foot, when I saw the figure''
thing: his country and, his friends, to abjureall the scorching noon,1 heard the, trampling of a man, approaching me. I looked at
About Blacker my soul than the night clouds! are gathering. society', and to live.in a rock is a storyin aa of an army, and the crush and fall of I him, and my heart misgave me. lie drew
itself, which has nothing to do with the strong trees, and beheld through the I nearer} and 1 saw that my despicable....per
The green bough falleth from my hands to mine. matted boughs the Behemoth pas* on his seciitor had escaped the waters, and now
earth; hearth As the Lord liveth, I believe the tale that terrible way, with his eyes burning as the stood before me. He came up with his hi.
1 turned
Mournfully Yet slow and ill: unto my I shall tell you will have sufficient claim sun,'and its white teeth arched and,glistening l deous grin{ and his twinkling eye; and bo
And in the night around that willow tree' on your attention without, calling in the in the rapid jaw, as pillars of spar glitter flung his arms around me-f would sooner
f And its prophetic leaves,my memory history of another preface its most ex- in a cavern; the monster to whom onlythose have felt the slimy folds of tho serpent,....
Did wander still. quisite details or to give interest to its must wastes are a borne, end who had ne- and said with his grating and harsh voices*
amusing events. 1 said my father lived in ver,sincptlre,rvaters rolled from the Daedalrarth "Hal ha( my friend, wo shall, be together
CASE o. IN ADMIRALTY.Fitch a rock-the whole country seemed nothing .< ,been given to human gaze and won- still- looked at him with 1'a grim brow,
Libel but rock!-wastes,bleak,blank, dieary} der but.my own, J Seasons glided on, but but,I said not-word. .There was,a great
et a! "I trtes: ,stunted, herbage blasted; caverns, 1 counted them rot; they were not doled cave by the shore,and I walked down: and
v K. \ for through which some black and wild stream to me by the tokens of man, nor made sick entered it, and the man followed mev-
'ip Ship Mercure. J Salvage. (that never knew star, nor sunlight, but to rye by the/ //changes of his base life,,and "We shall live so happily here," said he;
The facts contained in the Libel and answer through rare and hideous cha are admitted on both; sides, and they huge stones, ovel it) went dashing and glided on, and my youth ripened into man. trembled,and my hand clenched of its own
present a clear caj& of abandonment,as re- howling on in its unblest course; v tcJjffiJ, hood, and manhood grew very grey with the accord. It was now' noon, and killdeer
gards the property taken from the Ship by covered with, eternal snows, where birds of first frost of age; and- then a vague andre came upon me; 1 went forth and
the Salvors. .. .' ?. prey liyed, and sent<< in screams and discordance tlfss spirit fell upon me, and 1 said in and 1 brought it borne, and broiled
In awarding Salvage in such cases, it is a grateful and inret music to the my foolish heart, "I will look upon-the part ofit on a fire of fragrant wood; end,
only necessary: to take into view the situ heavens, which feemed too cold and barren countenance.of my race once more!" 1 the man eat,and.crunched, and laughed
tion bjf the property saved, and tte amount to wear even clouds upon their wan, grey, retraced my steps:-] crossed the watere- and,I wished that the bones had choakeJhim
of that property. Where the amount is comfortless expanse t\these made the characters I re-entered the cities-1 took again thegarb ; and be said, when we bad done *
small and the} hazard.greaf',the quantum of of ,that country wheie ,the spring of of man;,for I had been hitherto asked "We shall have rare cheer here!" But I
Salvage should be increased; that is,should my life sickened itself away Tilt cli- in the wilderness, and hair had grown still held my peace. J\i last he otretcbe4
be greater in proportion, than where mate which, in the milder partsiof:***** relieves over me.as a garment. I repaired to a seaport himself in a corner of the cave and slept.
the property saved is to a large,extent. In the nine months of winter with three and took ship for England. 1 looked at him,and saw that the slumber
this case,. the amount redeemed from the months of an abrupt and autumnjess sum- jo the vessel there was one manand on.. was heavy, and I went out and rolled.a
wreck is very small, and tup risk /considerable mer, hever seemed ry in>the genije} Iy one,who neither avoided my companionship huge stone to the mouth or the cavern,and
: I feel no difficulty, therefore to the and sweet region in which my home was nor recoiled at my frown. He was topk my way to the opposite part of the js-
amount of Salvage which I should allow placed. Perhaps, for a brief interval, the an idle and curious being,full of frivolities, land,; it was my turn to laugh then!, 1 found
upon tho goods taken from the wieck by snow in the valleys melted,and the streams and egotisms, and importance of them to out another cavern t and I made abed pf
the Salvors. swelled, and a blueghastly, unnatural kind whom towns are homes; and talk has become moss and leaves, and 1 wrought a table l of
Tlie only remaining question is, whetherthe of vegetation,seemed here and there to mix a mental aliment. lie was one pervading wood;, and looked out from the mouth of
Libellants are entitled to Salvage on with the rude lichen, or scatter a gnm irritating, offensive tissue of little the cavern and saw the wide seas before
the specie, taken from the Ship Mercure smile over minute particles of the universal and low thoughts. The gply meanness be me, and I said,"Now J.shall be alone.1
Jw her master, before the Salvors came along rock; but to these witnesses bf Jhp had not was fear. It was impossible to When. the next day came I again went
iide.ftnd which at that time was in his: changing season were the summers of my awe, to silence or to shun him. lie Bought out and caught a kid, and brought. it in,
lung boat boyhood confined. My father was' addicted mo forever; he was a,blister to me, which and prepared it as,..before; but I was not
The conduct of the Satyrs llirpugboutthis to the sciences-the physical sciences po force, could tear away;, my soul grew hungered,and \ could not eat; so I roamed
transaction, according tq the aSI.Pl issi- and possessed but a moderate share of heart faint when my eyes met him. He was to for1Q..."d wandered over the Island. The
on of the parties, was highly meritorious, hing in any thing else I ; he taught me all my sight as those creatures which from sun,had nearly set when 1 returned. I entered -
humane and benevolent. The master of he Unew and the rest of my education, ,their very loathsomeness are fearful as wellas the cavern-and sitting on my bed)
the John Denison gave every assistance to Nature, in a savage and stern guise, instill despicable to us. 1 longed and yearnedto and by my table-was that man whom 1'
the distressed, and extended to them every ed in my heart by silent but deep lessons. strangle him when he addressed ,me! ht I had left buried alive in the other
comfort within his power: but it does not She taught iny feet to bound, and my arms Often 1 would have laid my hand on him, I cave He laughed when be saw me, and
that assistance was necessary to their to smite; she breathed life into my passions, and hurled him into tbq ;sea to>> the sharks, laid down the bone tie was gnawing.
appear eventual security, or the saving of the mo and sited darkness over my temper; she which lynx-eyed and eager-jawed, swam I "1Ia! ha!I" said lie, "you would bars
master and his crew, with their taught roe to cling to her, wen in her most night and day .around our ship; but the served me a rare rick; but there was a note '
baggage, provisions, nautical instruments, rugged and unalluring form, and to shrink gaze ol litany was on uj, and I curbed myself in the cave which you did not 'see, and I
and the specio were already in their boats, from all else-from the companionship of and turned away,and shut my eles in got out to seek you; it was not a difficultRt

a\ '
omanly bearing t who cLanpe to-suit its appetileYellow
gentle (
: for the island so small I;-and now I never ho alone again!" And the.! thing ning a aisanco ancien, regime their ; their conversationwas vcr,) it still has its partialities, for the most h.-

wo have met,ond.wo will |Ii1Tt )moraf '.laughed. ;"r" ,kindly and amusing without a spark of healthy, and the most robust,and in genera
I said to'tho i man 1"'t RM J:iin follow mej;" '. At last. sip! Cm and I !tailed it-it aflectatioo nd their French quite as pure thoso-who are most subject to great cxcr-

so ho rose, and I ,saw: that pffalLmy food oikrre up;Drttl!! thought as I pul I)1Y foot as thafbf lift most distinguished of my female ertions, and the high degrees of tempera
lie had left'onlf- the.boneS."ShalrtKIfthing.reap oti th.dmckSI sJa\r\ ; rei from my tor acquaintances in England) withal they ture, joined to the immoderate use or ar

and I sowcfJ. thought I,and my mentet1" "*-7*' J thOught ,fo, I saw him courteous,unassumingness,and, dent spirit, are sponer seized, and more
heart felt to me like iron. climb.the deck too,and I strove to push him nssessthat tempted to add, that naive and Yellow rapidly Fever.destroyed by it.-
I ascended a tall cli.trt' "Look roun. t down-into the sea, but in vain; he was by cheerful tone of good sober society and in matteroffact by-gono )

said I; "you see that stream which 'videsthe my side-and he fed .and ilrpl in/ me years which bMalmost in this descended into the tomb" ._bourers A considerable who take their proportion abode of in tile h.

island-you shall dwell on ; side as before! I came homo to my nativeJand. age, word found the up CaroJina -
>no of IheCa'pnfeU'l t in a I. either lose their health or their lives
and I on tho other; but the uainospof shall I forced myself .into .cross s-I manners of these ancjent dames irresistibly in a few years. Dropsies, Complaints

not hold us, nor tho same feast supply!t" went to tho feast, and( I heard music-and attractive. : I. was greatly interested too, the LiverDyspepsia or bad digestion, close

"That may never be;" quoth the man;; 1 made thirty men sit with me, and watchby by .the tender and unceasing attention! the scene with people of this description! _

"for 1 cannot catch he deer,nor spring upon day and by night. .v whit!. the younger of them paid to.het (Itamsayja Ca.2 vol. p. 393.)

the mountain kit: and if. you feed me So I had thirty-one companions,and one elder and more infirm friend ; ste'Fa.trivial.of ever her tt In (the body they (ttfdcfit Spirits) "dis-

not shall starve!1" was more social titan all the rest. anxiously anticipating the most pose to every forth of disease ; they moreover
I said to !Tlus.fi: a delusion wants. .; ; excite Fevers in persons predisposed
"Aro tbert",not fruits, said I, "and birds At last myself made debut expressing the hap
that you may snare, and fishes which tho ,and cheat to the external( senses,aud I I felt my in having by the opportunity of to them from other causeI1usb, p. 155.

sea throws up?" .. the thing is not,,save in my mind--I will piness bearing them a compliment, which my It, is* needless to multipl/"authorities-! ;

Jut I like them not," quolh tho (man\ conslJlt. hose skilled in such disorders,nnd grand-father, who had had the honor of pay- every man of common observation, who has

aiid laughed, "so well as the flesh of kids I will bo alone again ing his devoirs to them fifty years. ago, had resided in a warm climate during a sickly
tlnd deer!" . I summoned one celebrated in purgingfrom commissioned me to deliver. In the interval = '
"Look, then!" said.J, "Look !-by that tho mind's eye its films and deceits; they had certainly lost their outward season, must liars remarked the fatal effects

stone, upon the opposite .side. of the I bound him by. an oath.to secrec-and I charms, but not the blessings of-a'good me- of fever upon the intemperate. We will
stream, I will lay U,deer or kid daily, so told him my tale. He was a bold man and fectly mory ,; they produced remembered a token CountCper-he had.Jelt with rfot d, ny1} tnV persons of temperate live

that you may havb the lood jou covet; butIf a learned,and he promised no relief and them,and expressed.their astonishment thatso may and do die at such tiP1c but a very

ever you cross the stream aud come into I release. young a'man should have already departed large majority of 'those who
my kingdom, so sure as the sea, murmurs "Where is the figure now?''said, he, smiling this life not only the venerable maids, escape owe
'and the bird flies, I will kill you !" ;; "I"see it not. but the dwelling itself, was replete with interest their exempffen*< rr recovery from diseaseto !

, .' I descended the cliff and led the man to And I answered,"It is six feet from us I" ,and here and there was rich in valua- their previously corre habits. Amongthe
fa.riot said he "and i if it bles. In fact, there is no person of any
die side of the stream. "I cannot swim, "I see again; temperate, 1Jurrecoverifr m disease j jgencr'aly is
he I took him shoulders were real! senses would not receive the note during the last fifty years, who has not .
said ; so on my my rapid and
other object of complete whilst
than And hc sent them a portrait,or some on
and crossed the brook; and I found him image less palpably youra. remembrance.
curiosity or antiquity, as a the other hand the
out a cave,and: I mado him a bed and a table spoke to me as schoolmen speak., ,, I.:.did The collection which has grown out of these disorganization oF (lie

like unto my own,and left him. WhenI not argue nor reply,but ordered thp servants ,presents a well furnished library, delightful system,consequent upon the too free use of

was on my own side of the stream again- to prepare a room and cover the floor with scenery, a regular and unruffled course of ardent spirits, Fenders convalescence with

I hounded with joy,and lifted: up my voice: a thick layer of sand. When it was done, existence, and an unbroken intercommunication such patients tedious, amHn cases
"I shall! be alone now!" said I. I bade the Leech fylfow me into the room, of mutual friendship ; these constitute -many ,
So two days passed, and I was alone.- and I bar.Ted.lho door. "Where is the figure their all of earthly possessions. Judg a complete ,cure impossible. Thus do we

On the third went after my prey i tho noon now?" repeated he; and I said "Six ing of them by the hale appearance cheerfulnessof of their often see these individuals, after having
and the
was hot, and I was wearied when I returned feet from us as before!" And the Leech advanced their ways years, they, have made placid any thing buta weathered the effects of acute disease, sink

I entered my cavern, and beheld the smiled. "Look on the floor," said I, andI bad choice. ing into i low CQdition--dragging out a

man lay stretched upon my bed. IIa! ha!' pointed to the spot; "what see you?"- ', miserable existence and

said he, "here I ;am; I was so lonely at And the Leech shuddered, and clung to Since these notes were penned, the finally terminating
home that I have come to livo with you me that he might not fall.- -"The sand," youngest of these female hermits have di- their disease where it alone can enddin -

again!I" said he, "was smooth when we .entered, ed-En. the grave.

I frowned' on tile mar. with a dark brow, and now I see on that spot the print of,Kaman "- Not only js intemperance thus capableof

and 1 said, "So sure as the sea murmurs, feet!" ': 1\. THE dAZETTE.KEY: producing and aggravating disease wherea
and tho bird flies,I will kill you!t" I seiz- And I laughed and dragged my living
state of the
ed,him in my arms; I plucked him from my companion ,OH; ''Seen said I; "where we WEST: atmosphere exists,
bed; I took him out, into the open air, and move what follows us." WEDNESDAY' but acts as a predisposing; and in
APRIL 18 1832.
we stood together on the smooth sand, and The Leech gasped for breath; "The .. other instances, as a priniary cause of disease -
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by the great sea: A fear came suddenlyupon print," said he, "of thoSe. human fect!1'1 : .
The Laws the late session
me; I was struck with the awe of "Can you not minister to me, then?" 0:: passed at 11

the still Spirits which reign aver solitude. cried I, in a sudden and fierce agony, "and ef the Legislative Council,have not yet of- a The predisposing destructive cause effects of disease intemporanccas are equally -

Had a thousand been round us, I would must I newer be alone again?" ficially reached us-although there have conspicuous, and I might say peculiar in

have slain him before them all. I feared AndI saw the feet of the dead thing been repealed .opportunities ,of sendingthem tropical climates for the injuries it occa-

because we were alone in the desert*, with trace one word ,upon tho sand; and the and.we understand "Iey'.have b en sions in Europe,great as they are, bear no
silence andGod!. I relaxed my hold.- word was "NEVERF comparison to those which: we witef in
"Swear," I said,"never to molest me again; ', 1 .4. printed for sOme time. As the Legislative the East,and West Indies. The truth of

swear to preserve unpassed, the boundaryof A VISIT TO THE NOBLE MAIDS OF Council appear determined to draw all: of this observation is amply exemplified among

several homes, and I will not kill you!" THE WELSH MOUNTAINS. our substance from us, in the way of taxation to the crews of ships, when they have liberty.
spend a few days'at Calcutta
or (19 go ashore
"I cannot swear answered the "I Front the Diary of an Illustrious Foreign .
"man; we think they might at least furnishus indeed; in any part of India,where
would die than forswear the blessed Personage.
sooner with copies of their laws before they become intoxicating lquorlcan<< : be pjocured.r Dur.
human face-even though that face be my Before quitted Llangollen it fortunately ing the jndire'c;t debility succeeding; these
enemy's!" I occurred tome to pay my respects to the obsolete-as some of them certainlywill I.I debauches, Endemic of:the Country or

..At these words my rage returned; I dash- two celebrated maidens, who have clung to when they reach Washington. Port, makes rapid.t"ides'among these deluded -
ed the man to the ground, and I put my their asylum in these mountain regions for o- I vjctims, converting what they erroneously -
the last half century at the least. I had conceived an indulgence, into the
foot his breast, and my hand upon Prevention. -of Disease.-We have, for
upon of where child and evil that could have '
I heaid them latterly, greatest befallen, .. them.
his neck, and he struggled for a moment during my sojourn at London,they had been: upwards of f jvo years, been blessed withan Johnson on Climates, p. 57. -, .
and ho was dead! ,1 was startled; and as the subject qfconversation. Yoila almost total "
frequent exemption from disease. Next to Fevers, Ulcers on the legs
looked upon his face I thought it seemedtd letlr histoire. Filly-six back two 14.-
years ; This circumstance however and prove the severest scourge to the<< troops in
revive-I thought the cold blue eye fixed dies of rank, Lady Eleanor Butler and the gratifying the West-Indies ; but'that the climate is
upon me, and tho vile grin returned to the late Lord Ponsonby's daughter, equally dis- encouraging, should not induce us to remain the principal cause of this, I must

livid mouth, and the hands, which in the tinguished by youth, beauty and fashion, inactive, or to neglect those precau 'to dissent from Dr. Piochard No climate
death1 had grasped the sand, stretched took it into their heads to swear eternal in Europe can be more congenial jo the
pang tionary means, which are either calculatedto
and live for themselves
themselves out to me. So I stamped on "hate to man, alone British constitution.than the Cape pf Good
the breast again, and I dug a hole in the I, in some secluded hermitage. The destroy the sources of disease or to mi- Hope ; and yet our soldiers! and seamen- at
vow was instantly carried into execution, tigate their action. If "one ounce o, that place, wjieni was there last wax,were
and I buried the "And prevention
shore, body. now, nnd from that time forth neither of the recluses most dreadfully affected with Ulcers, which
said I, "I am alone at last!" And then have ever slept one single night be- be better than a pound of cure," produced as fatal effects, as in the ,Y st-In-

the tense of loneliness-the vague, vast; yond the,threehold of their cdtt ge. Nevertheless ..this subject should' address itself forcibly dies ; a fatality occasioned, in my opinion,

comfortless,objectless sense dessolation I they are still an curious, I arif to community )consideration is by the,operation of the same causes, a de-
passed into me. And I shook-shook in told, after the scandal of the west, as when every : ficiency of vegetable aliment, and the abuseof
every limb of my frame, as I had been a their lovely forms flitted before the ball of vital importance.toU3, living'its we do ardent spirits, to which both seamen and

child who trembles in the dark; and my room's garish eye, and have lost pone of in a climate,where tht f;? cprnbined operationof soldiers had -too much a cess. Among the
their ancient after the novelties of
liair.rose, and my blood crept,and I would the day. Many eagerness of my female friends. had heat and moisture render, prejudicial, totally inhabitants unknown'of the,nor Cape was, nlcered officer legs attacked arc-

not have stayed in that spot n moment. .more macftf. mc 'the! 'batbirtgei of their compliments agents, which, under other circumstances, with this complaint, which any would have

if I had been made young for it. turned ; but I hadnnluekily omitted to ask might remain inert harmless. been,the case, if the climate had pay concern -
away and fled-fled round the whole Island; for a line of introduction { I had recourse, or in its production. 'This baneful prac-
and gnashed my teeth when I came to the I therefore, to a visiting card, and as rank is But little is known of the true nature of. tice brings on such state of the solids and

sea, and longed to be cast into some illimi-I a passe-par-tout, the messenger brought me Malaria,except as its properties are mani- fluids,that the slightest scratch will ui a few
talie desert, that I might flee on forever.At back a gracious invitation to breakfast, and fested its effects days degenerate into the most malignant Ulcer
in less than fifteen minutes I reached the by ; it bids defiance to:the and.often fatal in of the
I returned to cave I sat prove spite most
sunset my ; myself beautiful environs of their hermitage,drove most subtle tests ot the chemist:, The powerful remedies; .
down on one corner of the bed, and I through a charming pleasure ground, and
To be continued.
foul of the ( )
covered my face hands: I thought. descended at the door of a small, but tasty atmosphere most pestilentialmorass
I heard a noise; I raise my eyes, and, as Gothic residence, on the steps of which both and that of the most salubrious -.. --'---..,.- -- ---- --

I live, I saw on the other end of the bed ladies were so obliging'as to come out to rd- climate, or on a mountain top, yield to chemistry I rti .. I3TAItINEt
the man whom I had slain and buried!- ceive me. It was fortunate that my mind 1 INTELLIGENCE.
armed when "analysed, the same results j
had been,fore- t&eooountertbeir ;
The-e he sat six feet from me, and noddedto ,
centricities, otherwise it would have gone we know, however, that heat.and moisture, -" '
with his PORT OP KEY WEST.
me,and looked at me wan eyes, hard with me'to haVe kept my countenance. ].
I rushed from the I conjoined with certain other agents and a I
and laughed. cave- Picture to yourself.two. ladies, of whom the "
entered the wood-1 threw myself down- eldest, Lady Eleanor, a"short, sturdy maiden given condition of the human body, will ARRIVED SINCE OUR LAST.April .

there,opposite to me, six feet from my face, is now in her eighty-third year; her produce dilease-A knowledge,therefore, 12. Sloop Liberty, Burrows" Ha
was the ,face of that man again! And my I companion, on the contrary, is of tall and of arm vana.
arose,and 1 spoke,but he answered imposing stature, and conceives herself still that condition of the April 14. .Scr. Pulaski, II. A. Barclay
courage: I attempted to seize him he glidedfrom in the prime of youth, though seventyfouryears systcm\vjll l lead to the best means of prevent* Mobile, merchandize to master.
not ; sit upon her shoulders! the hair of both ing disease. The Schooner Plicenix, Captain Eldtige
my grasp, and was still opposite, six is profuse in every way, by nature, combin- i Spicer, 10 days from Charleston, boun to
feet from mo &s before. I flung myself on ing,and powder j on their heads sat a round In order to avoid t'chni'a1iiic ,* and with 1 I New-Orleans, with a cargo of rice, pat into
the ground and pressed my face to the soil, mans'-hat ; each had a gentleman's 'ker- a view to promote a better understandingOf I Indian Key on the 7th April.CLEARED. '

and I would pot,look up till tho night came I chief round their necks,a waistcoat, and, in this matter the causes of disease .
oii and darkness was: over tho earth. I then lieu of inexpressible, a short petticoat with may April 12. Sloop Emma Augusta,Joseph
rose and returned to tho cave; I laid down I boots. Their bodies were clad in a gar- be considered under two 'heads:-1st as Fulgham, Nassau by F. Browne.. .

on my bed, and the man lay down by ma; ment of blue cloth, of peculiar make ; a sort they affect the individual, and 2dly, as they Sloop Mary-Ann, XinVedes, Tampa Bay.

and I frowned and tried to seize i him as before of amphibious garment between a .man'ssurtout affect communities: ** Liberty, ,Durrows,-Havana. ;
and ladies' habit. Over
a riding
but I could not, and I closed my eyes, 14. ScLr.'Pulajki, Barclay,'Iavatfa. :,.
; and above this investiture Lady Eleanor I Causes afecting the Ind.ividudl. .
Sloop Mary-Ana SbalgrCharleston.PASSENGER
nnd the man lay by me! Day passed: on bore tho grand cordon of the order of St. Intemperance and of all kinds ; .'
and day, and it was the same. "At board, Louis across hershoulder, ; the same order excess In the Marks
be Sloop Wary-Ann, from St. ,
at bed, at home and abroad, in my up rising round her neck; again; the! little cross of may ranked as most injurious,and the Intemperate Mr. Towers,ufGadsden
the same order in of her button-holes use of ardent spirit-, the most
and my down-sitting t by day and at one ; 11. Schr. Columbus Capt. Davis: 18 days
night, there, by my bcdSIlt.silt fret from and, pour comblo do gloire, 'a golden lily fatal of all kinds of excess. In this positionwe from Charleston, bound to St Marks. Passengers

me, and no more,was that ghastly and dead which nearly adornments as largo asj had life been; the presented wholeof to arc borne out by the opinions ol the -II. Huntington and P. A. Crovat

thing! And I said,as I looked upon tho her, ale said by the Bourbons There was best medical writers j let us listen to what of Charleston. The Brig Globe, 26 days

. 'beautiful land anti the still heavens: and something laughter-moving in all. this t but they say on this head :_ I ken from Portland bound to Orleans, was tpo
near the Hole in the Wall the Co-
then turned) to that.fearful coml':1de-"lsh3t1 it was moro than: redeemed by their win-' Eren tfoiong those unhappy Europeans- lumbiihatter -. .. by


LAWSOFTITETERR1TORYOFFLO' I at sea ant their ntwtI tiisemiuated i through.

GrtttSS .: RIDA. ..f. ,?.". 1 I I the ntrxfcffitli grant dt. patch\ ,.long* LcylcacIiJhu -

o!<.' ., ,.. AN ACT % ,*.meoJJb9'Act cntiUcd i ,,.A I fotoiotl rLour. r
OFFICE. ., .4 In its politics the Courier & Enquirer 10
COLLECTOR'S & o,,':' act coacexoing Marrige,License.! } I ,
MAncn 21, 1832.; ,J.... 7 Bo it enacted.Jjy, the Governor: and is purely Dcmocratifcadncring to the principles

Proposals will be received at Legislative Council of the Territory of i and usages of tho Republican Party,

SEALED until tho 5th day of April, CrQelthery!! Florida, That from and.aftcrtho. passage I and advocating -ro-election, of General

for the supply of rations to the noncommissioned of this act, it shall not be lawful, for tiny Jackson to the Presidency Its columns
officers and seamen, of tho United white male residing or being in this are alike devoted to Foreign and Domestic
---- :* :v.---- person,
Marion, forthe triO
Cutter and
States' Revenue with Intelligence; Morals Literature
( Territory, to intermarry nny negro
'term of ono year from the first day.oC'Aprilnext. female Fino Arts. In morals I nowevrf, it does
The ration for tho Cutter Service,is WILLIAM STEWART, mulatto or quarteroon, or other colored
of Bigots
the creed Fanatics i.
not act or
the same as that allowed.in the Naval Service NO. JtifiRCADEJIES: ST. ,and it shall in like manner be unlawful upon
and consists of the*Articles enumerated hat just received at his, .'Crockery and for any whito femalo person, to inter ,)but on of tho.contrary and, inculcates those
in the following table: to wit. marry witlfnny negro mulatto, or quarte- principles morality religion only,
-. Glass Store the.. following articles: roon, or other coloured maid person. which arc formed upon peace and goodwill
I-.r..w.* .+ .+ ... ... .. .. .-4 t'g Chandeliers, of'oJ'iou9..,sizes Sec. 2, Bo it further enacted, That all to all mankind-the fruit of which/ is

c... SUldgMcSng|,! GLASS elegant patterns Glass Lamps and 'every marriageformed, made, or solemnized ,tolerance and brotherly affection instead of

.. for halls, from 8 to 10 inches, various pat ia contravention of tho provisions "persecution for opinion's) sake.
:CI l .JUuuA! ..L:.::; : 2seIQIQ terns. Elegantly Cut and Plain-Glass of the foregoing section shall be taken Upwards of Four Thousand copies of

.. .. .. .. .. .- .. Shades Glass and Plated Candlesticks, and held! as utterly.?loid and null: and the Courier &. Enquirer are published Daily,
French and English manufacture. Cor and more than Three Thousand Semiweekly -
-C; ---- ispuoif any,) of such surrepticious innr-
:::: .. .. .. eo .. 04e dial Stands with glasses. Plain and diamond iMo; shall be regarded,-aa bastard or bas- ; and in tho City of New-York its

.onu (_ rsUad cut glass Decanters. English, ,t1rd{ ,and incapable having or receivingany .circulation is known to be more than an

,' .. =:. :: .. ...- French and German plain and cut glass estate,real, personal, or mixed, by in hundred per cent greater than any other

-- 1 ...,....'-.J Tumblers, of all sizes. Cordial Glasses, heritance.. .' paper. These facts are referred to,' as affording
of all qualities. Round glass Flower Pots, tho only commentary the Proprietors -
:red zo' r Sec. 3. Belt further enacted That all
qBL 6 ,
\3- .variqus sizes.. Looking Glasses, with gilt can with propriety otTer on the qualityof
Clerks of Courts wjthin.this
-- Territory arc
-: .---- and frames assorted from half tho which will he found in their
0 1 matter
... ... ... r.s- .4. ti mahogany expressly prohibited, from, knowingly issue ,
B .. ,, yard,to 2 yards, with and without painted contemplated weekly publication.
- ing license to to intermarry,
any persona i
views. Ladies'Toilet Glassess. Mahogany It ia intended to publish
'J3unn.. .. .. .. .. ciI1 .. CN against whom the disabilities :in this.act 17,600 copiesof
I Chests of Drawers. A large asSurt- the first number of the paper, which
docs attach finder (he l
.puojg -..*. -r .-.a -a. -CO ment of varnished Trays, from 6 to .36 in sum of may one or thousand: dollars to beteenv pens will be distributed in different parts of tho
._. 1 .. ._ .--1If'----.,-..-' ..... _Q, ches. Shop Lamps, assorted from ,1 to 4 ered by action of debt in Court of Record country, and one copy sent to each Post-
and .wicks for do. any I Master in tlio United States in order that
.. .. .. (N. .. .. ... lights-glasses"weights, having jurisdiction, the one half to be i ,
'Jnola. Street Lanterns Window glass, of.all sizes for the use of the informer and the other. a specimen of the publication may be ex
cg -.w -..;.... -:. -- Looking Glass plates for Toilets of amined. '
.. .. half for Jho benefit of the Territory.
lit! '-''JOd .- ', % ; '" M 18 inches. Plated and varnished Gruetls. TERMS.
Sec. Be further enacted. That
4. it
C' -1 -.M.v.r.,. + Spare glasses for ditto. A collection of.1'.ngraving9p any Daily Paper--$10 per an.** Payable
= .Minister of thq,Oospel|,Justice.of tho Peace,
4 T. s1 in setts of. 4,6,and 8 in a sett. Sem. Weekly Paper-4 per an. > in
1 1 or Judge of any. .Court in this Territory,
'Jaau Cane and bottomed Chairs Wind WEEKLY PAFEH advance.
straw -3 per an. J
w who shall knowingly perform
-- :--. -..-.. sor ditto. French cat'then jars, various marriage between any Arsons ceremonyof who by Otr Any person who may obtain eight
C .aS3QIIO" @i .. ': !M ': o sizes. Cupping Glasses.. Japanned and) the this in. subscribes to tho weekly paper and remit
: to
provisionsof act are prohibited
.-,.,.,,,.-. ".rN..1.' earthenware Spitting Boxes. A completo manner the amount, shall lie furnished with a copy
shall in like forfeit and
1l assortment of white, blue and green edged termarry, gratis;and to companies of ten subscribers,
tans pay tho penal sum of one thousand dollars
and blue Earthen Ware. who and remit dollars
printed twenty-five ,
to be recovered in like manner, as .in the
uJr Dinner setts, elegant patterns do. it will be sent for $2 each per annum.
proceeding section tho one half for tho
s.1. Desert do do do. ; Post Masters who have
.:. no objections to
: -use of the informer and tho other halt' for
0, Q Q)) : ; Coffee do do do. tho benefit of tho Territory. act as our Agents,are requested to receive

I Q) I } Together with a variety of articles .too tedious Sec. 5. Bo it further enacted, That all subscriptions and remit the money nt. tho
;; to enumerate; all) of which will ,bo white risk of the Publishers, at the time of ordering
Fwo male resident within this't'erritory
rn. t:. sold at very tempting prices. <. who persons shall.attempt, to intertnorry, the paper. It is expected that Hwy
AlsoSPERMACETI will retain iu their of
The number required for the year, is estimated or who stl1l1live in a state of adultery or hands 10 per cent
OIL tho amount received, as a remuneration for
at eight thousand. The proposals fornication with mulatto
any negro quar- :
pill state the pride,per ration, which the For sale by. wholesale and retail. teroon or other coloured female, shall be their trouble. -
contractor will deliver them, in such quantities Havana, April 1, 1832: 31 tf liablo to indictment therefor and on conviction ( Editors of papers with whom we ex-!

as may from time, to time be required. .. shall be fined in Ilny sum not exceedingone jrhange, aro requested.to give the above on
CD board the said Putter at Key West. TRANSLATION.EN ,insertion, and the favor will be reciprocated.
W. A. WHITEHEAD, thousand dollars at tho discretion.of
CoLLtcroa.1e : EL ALMACEN the Jury, and shall l be moreover disqualified :

..... de loza y cristales de D. Gmo..Stnart, from exercising any office of: profit or Jan. 1st. 1832.

S numero 88 cane de Mercadcres. In.EtJn this Territory, serving as Jurors, or CIRCULAR i ,

Lumb ,. acaban de recibir los efectos sigui- .giving evidence in any case, except Office of American and Foreign Agency for

SE Bombas do diez a diez y scis where negroes,or mulattoes are parties. Claims, No 49.Wall street, New'' York
.1. 20 'OOh FEET: Lumber SchrsUvder re pulgadas de diferentes hechuras. G aarda- Sec. 6. Be it further enacted, ,That this PUBLIC NOTICE ,is hereby given to
per act shall be in. force from, and after the all whom it
. Aly, Consort, and Lady Tompkins, brisas lisas y labradas. Quinques para sa- passage persons may concern, having
"r sale by F.A.BROWNE. las do varios tamanos y elegantes figuras. thereof. Claims, Debts, Inheritances, &c. payable
Si Candeleros : .. Passed Jan. 16th, 1832. Approved, ,tor recoverable abroad that this Agency baaeSlabli.bed
West, March 21, 1832.. 29 dc platina. Id. de cristal.
i-Je1. francesas Jan. 23d, 1832. under the'special auspices and
Copas o inglesas con sua sios. patronage of distinguished individuals in

.- Copitas para toda claso do licores. Botel-) this country, a regular correspondence with
Botding. las decristal, lisas y cortadas punta de diamante AN ACT eminent Bankers,&ci in the principal:ports

yiosos inglcses, franceses y alema- To provide for the building a :Jail at Key and capitals of foreign governments in com-

nes, de todos toinaaos, lisos y labrados. West mercial relation with the United States;

a. Floreros redondos de varias dimensiones. Be it enacted by the Governor and ,Legislative through the medium whereof such ,valid
claims as he confided thereto will be-
.. Espejos con marcos dorados 1.do caoba, Council of tho Territory of Florida expedited may for settlement and
', promptly and
M. RS. HOWARD, Jun., Las romovcd' desdo media hasta dos varas de luna coqpais 1'hat a further time of two years is here? effectively recovered, when furnished by
from Calle de los Officios to No. 9. y sin el. Tocadores parascnoras.: Co- by allowed the commissioners\ appointed the claimants with the suitable legal proofs
Calle Obripia. I modas de caoba. Un gran surtidojde van- superintend the building of a jail and cis and vouchers, together ,with the requisite

Havana Jan. 1, 1832. 19 tjP. / I dejas de charol de seis a treinta y seis! >pul- ternat Key- West, to complete the same, Power of Attorney, to be taken arid acknowledged -

, gadas. Lamparaa propias para tienda do provided, however, that tho said commissioners before any Judge of a Cohrt of
una a cuatro luc s. ,.Mechas, tuvos y con shall. within three months from tho Record or other competent chit magistrate

C. Gie h' trapeso para ellas. Far les do callo. Vi- passage of this act, make and execute anew municipal authority, or notary public .
dries pianos de todos Lungs ; and.the whole duly authenticated by the
bond with
'c: : pax sufficient security in tho
I Governor
in which
General or territory
to transact
Continues Business. Agency ra tocadorcs ;Jexlicz y ochq pulgadas. Vi-, : sum of two thousand dollars each, for the the same may be perfected, and legalized
nagrcras de platina y do charol. Pomos> faithful performance tho duties assigned bythb appropriate Foreign Consul.
Goods taken on Storage &c. sucltos para ,)las rnismas. .Collection* dec them,'and for the completion of tho said Having also established a similar correspondence

O:F He will always.be happy to receive adros de cjiatro,.leis y ocho en cojec- jail and,cistern within the time prescribed by throughout the United States and
and execute all orders i in his line of Bus! CIOQ. Sill de rcjilla mader British America, the like claims for
pajita y law, the saidibond to bd approved by the recovery
cess.hey 'l,ip>ljas Irahcesas de varias, cabidas Vcn- presiding justice; provided also that said in any part thereof respectively, will
West 28th March 18 i be received and
1. ,
tosas 'superiores. .Escupideras efficiently attended to, in'
muy para commisioners shall make out a true state- behalf of
NOTICE: !- sala de laton y hoja do lata charoladas. rribnt of' all the mcniesed by them,, .dudfrom claimants American, as well as Foreign.

Un completo surtido de loza inglesa blanca whom and all
axpenditures up to thedate Orders for the investment of funds on
undersigned Commissioners, ap de orilla azul y verde y azul lino. Ba- of the said bond, and deliver the same mortgage of freehold property, or In the'purchase
I.lIE tho Council
by Legislative jillas finas de muy dclicado gusto. Jgcgoa: at the time of of giving said bond to said of public securities in the United

@ act entitled "An act to providefor de postres ingleses y franceses. .Idem do presiding jvstice, to be by him forthwith State, Canal Loans of the States of New
the spee'dy settlement! of all arrears due cafe de variados bongos\ York,'Pennsylvania, Ohio &c.
y.muy dibujos, y transmitted to the Treasurer of tho Terri punctually
the Territory of Florida, approved Feb. otros diferpntcs efectos cuyo dctallo scria and faithful'y executed.

12th, 1832, hereby fiive.jjoticei., .. muy prolyotodo SQ ct'pcndo'! a prcciost su- tory.Passed Jan. 26, 1832. Approved Jan Applications addressed to this Agency, in
'That all persons; Jiavipg ,accounts, or mamentecquilativos:, tambien so cspendo 30 cases requiring the investigation of claims,
claim of any kind whatever, which accrued de search of records or the intervention of legal -
grasa espcrmi por mayor menor.
prior Jo the 30th Nbvl;>> : 1831, arc requirqd y THE WEEKLY MORNING COURIER proceedings, .should be accompanied

_ by said act to,present them to the undersigned ARTRILL & M'DONALD, AND N. YORK ENQIRER. with preliminary an adequate charges remittance and disbursements to defray the
before the first uf
on or day 11Iaynest
SHIP CARPENTERS, the same; and all letters must be
under penalty of being foreircr barred inform their friends On Saturday, the 28th Jan. inst. the addressed (post paid) to the undersigned,

from,having or receiving the same. RESPECTFULLY in general, that Proprietors the Morning Courier,& .N. (Counsellor of the Supreme Court of the U

"All former and present officers, or .other they will undertake to repair upon the shortest York Enquirer, intend publishing 'on, |the States,) in the Office of the Agency 49

persons, or corporations or counties," notice, Ships, SmaU Vessels, or Boat largest folio sheet, ever issued, a Weekly Wall street, New York.: '
that on the 30th day of Nor..last, were in. Application may be made at the Store of Newspaper, to contain all that appears during AARON II. P ALME ,Aclu rr.

ilebted to tho Territory of Florida,nrQ alSo" P. J. Fontaine. the weqk<; in their daily paper. It will

notified to make payment of said debt, Key West. No.3, 1831.LIST be published on fino paper, with new type; NOTICE.

to the undersigned or before thc, fret OF LETTERS and to iaceit) wUhiu.t 10 reach of all) classes ANY citizen who may apprehend a DE-

Jay of May aforesaid, or they will be pru- Remaining in ihe Post Office at Key West, of the community, it will be afTmicd from the V. State. Troops,

..;ocuted for the same. on the, h' April, 1832; : to subscribers at tho reduced price of three and deliver him over to an Officer of tho
Communications in of this Army. will be paid the sum of FIFTEEN
pursuance John P. Booth Dollars annum in act.rallCt' .
Collector of Customs per payable alicays
DOLLARS for each Deserter thus
notice, must be post paid,or they will not Kadney Corliss, John Ferguson, 2 J. M. OLA8SELL
be taken from the post office. Flintham In of the other Papers
Joseph Antonio R. Gomez, consequence Daily Major Commanding.
JAl\IES'D. WESTCOTT Charles! Johnson, 2 Charles' M. Johnson' iu New York,determining not to board Key West, April ?7, 1831 3i

Secretary ofFlorida. William Joline, Thos. M'Mullin 2 vessel and receive, their news on Sunday, ---- -

Jonr K. CAMPMEIX, Abraham R. Millet, Capt.Olmstead,. tho Publishers of the Courier & Enquirer OFFICE OF T1OB

Dist.' Attorney Mid. Di t. David C. Pmkham,? Thomas Quiner have lately invested Thirteen Thousand dollars BRITISH VICE-CONSULATE,

LESLIE A. THOMPSON, Philip Sawyer, fryan; Sliaunessy, in a separata news establishment, con And Agent for IJoydt, London, and the
of the
Auditor Treasury. Mrs. Simmons., Cu). L. M. Stone, 3 sisting of one Schooner of ninety tons, AtMOciatlon Undtrvritcrt
Tftllahasse, Feb. 21st. 832. 31 01QjTbe Lt. E. Trenor, Alex. Thompson, one of Bxty tons, and the necessary row Liverpool,
; :;: newspapers throughout tlie Territory William \\ lliams. boats. This establishment is supported at NO. 3, raowr..i*err.

will give thus six insertions and forvird H. S. WATERHOU8E, P. M. an annual expense of Nine Thousand dollars ). Office hours from 0 A. M. to 3 o'clock r..J*.

:their accountj to too Floridian cfEct. The, West, April 4, 103?, 31 tf. and vr' vets from Europe are boarded tf Ky Wert,20th April, 1831.Notice .


lection nnd if the Mayor shall
appeared ; reUso
113 less formidable than the certainty of being The following article originally or
PROSPECTUS neglect to and advertise said election
w trampled by those with whom we have con- in this : We republish on
or THE paper
B' it shall be the duty of the clerk of !
nf it in Boston said incorporation
STATE RIGHTS AND FltEE.TnADI federated at borne., hence is is vitally important of having lately seen u copy a
to do so and if the clerk
that the should be sustained and inaccuracies ; re-
power errors
5,?. <'", evENING: POSTl'1 winch alone can compel S strict construction paper, with latitude, many longitude, and bearingof fuse or neglect to do so, it shall and may

IIE establishment, in Chart 'stonoAnadditionit' of the Chatter. That power resides with in the Houses It is evident be lawful for the citizens of said city, who
X the of tho Light
Newspaper, devoted is the State somo
each State Sovereignty. be followed may bo entitled to vote for a Mayor and
of their ai been deemed -' this statement
if erroneous
support KigUf of sovereign interposition to arrest Aldermen of said
SATE city to assemble
the RIGHTS and mislead the Mariner
expedient by
it materially
the usurpation1 of federal agentsThe ex- ,
convenient in said
FREE TUADE PiRTV. In pursuance to warn him place city, and appoint
istence of this fight as the conservative and so far from being a guide
of this determination, TUB EVENINGPOST judges to conduct said election, and
him the they
principle of our ConslHijtion is no new doctrine from danger will subject to very
will be commenced as a1 Daily Evening Federal may then proceed to elect a Mayor and six
with ,
; it is co-eval our polity difficulties against which our..jwolication!
;}, Journal,BO noon as thercquisite officearrangement and was asserted by its founders and con ided, ( to guard We advise Editors Aldermen, who shall be sworn into office

can be completed. temporary expositors. This principle is wag!: 'inte> which may be by any Judge or Justice of the Peace in the
which the Etc the following
The political tenets to, to 'publish ,
; the characteristic feature proudly county; after which, the Mayor and Alder:
Post will he devoted .ate so familiarto accurate .
ning from' other Republics not Fe relied on.aq, :
ours elected shall
this community, have been so lorig the deral in their elements. Id the ,latter, a "For,the, information; of Mariners generally men so immediately enter up-
duties be
prominent subject of discussion! by the Constitution is, in fact, by a symbol of public we have procured from tho Collector on the to performed by hem.

press-and have,been so often arid triumphantly opinion, is construed by and varies with ( the Port, the following schedule of the Sec 7. Be it further enacted, That the
vindicated by the first minds in our while in o Mayor and Aldermen of said city shall
the changing will of a majority.j Situation of the Light Houses along the :
State and in the Federal councils, that it ,
: itas have and authority to
our Republic a guardian power pfcsefves Florida shore under his superintendence: power prevent and
is deemed unnecessary to promulgate more a permanent rul than the following exposition, vhich is offered Cape Florida Light.-Sationary' -
The formal recognition of such, a righton all sorts gaming, to establish
in lieu of a more detailed political creed. the face of the Charter would have been ori the south point of Key,Biscayne, weights
markets the safe
Free Trade will be advocated as the die superfluous in s\s much as it resulted neces- about 400 yards from the beach. The keeping

tate of an enlightened policy-as a privi- sarily from the formation of a compact between Light may be considered 70 feet above the and measures. to regulate streets, squares*

lege of the people, which impartial justice and fences, insaid city; to license weigh
independent sovereigns having, no level of the, sea, ,distant from the., Gulf
requires from the rulers of every coMntf y- common umpire. As a feature of our political Stream
and as a right, which,in The ours framers,is guaranteedby of that system, it is of course a political,not a 10 feet may approach within, 2 1-2 milesof vagabonds,to erect and keep up wharves,

the Constitution.instrument withheld from, the revolutionary right Formed for the protec- the Light. Lat. 25 47 N.--Long. to appoin),.pilots' and regulate pilotage into
venerated tion of. a minority from the usurpations of the harbour,f>f said city, and the entrances -
Federal agents the power toprotebtrrianufactures the Federal authorities themselves, and 80 42 VV.Light .
restrictive duties it has been situated Ca- into the same; regulate the anchor
by ; from the usurpation of a majority exercised Ship Florida, is on
usurped by a perversion of the revenue through thesuhserviency of those authorities ryford's Reef near the site of the old one, ago and mooting of vessels in said harbour,

power, and its exercise,involving sectional the Constitution itself needed a protection. in Lat.,25 08 N.-Long. 80 27 W. Itt to tax and license billiard tables, to tax

oppression for sectional aggrandisement, Reliance for that protection surely.Wall not \ easily distinguished, as, two distinct and license hawkers, pedlars and transient

has, necessarily,produced a sectional exas- placed i in either the parties against whomit Lights are sbd'wn which calj generally? be traders, to tax retailers of, dry goods and
the ,
peration which endangers permanencyof a shield. The Supreme commission merchants and
as .
was groceries ,
the Union. It IS impossible that tile injured Federal seen at,the distance of 12 miles. Its object -
Court being one of the agents,was free
tioneers to tax and
; negroes,
parties can tolerate legislation so man- is to warn vessels from tho dangerous
therefore, entrusted with its political
not, slaves provided the tax on slaves shall not
ifestly unjust and unequal in its operation. guardianship. Nor,could he engine pf.the rocks and shoals near which it js placed. -
Without first proving, which is impossible exceed the Territorial tax on them: they
majority-the ballot box-have been considered Key West Light,stands on--the S. '
that the benefits the protection are equally as the safeguard. The sectional Point of the Island of Key West':} is in shall have power to levy a tax on all improved
apportioned to all the States-it is a gross real estate within said of
city, not
influence the
burdens minority can exert no on re- Lat. 24 26 N.-Long. 82 04 W.; erected -
contend that the of
absurdity to presentation of a sectional majority. The of vessels when more than one half of ,one pcrccntum upon
all. If then for the guiding
the Tariff equally upon purpose
press half
responsibility of representatives butsecures its value, and one of one percen-
it be a tax pa consumption exclusively, as entering the harbour; the directions for
their fidelity to their respective all unimproved lots within said
its defcndeis vainly argue, its, operation is and the of a minority which are as follows: Bring the Light to tum on city
lots shall be valued
unequal, and H becomes no and the Sand : which unimproved at
yet glafingly effect nothing against the antagonist bear N.N.W. Key Light to
free people to submit to unauthorised can interest which the representatives of a majority bear W.S.W. and you cross the Reef in twenty-five dollars per acre,and t.i i" taxes

exactions. Much less is it to be tolerated, I may be compelled by their Constituents about 5 fathoms water; rurt for Key West on real estate shall be assessed by sue, person
when it is evident that we are not only ar- and in such the
of the or manner as
to enforce in utter disregard Light until within two miles, then steer persons
bitrarily taxed as consumer, but that the is desolating and Aldermen of said
Charter. The principle, therefore, Mayor city shall
N.W. until Flee.ming's Iey-
inevitable result of the protective system is you open
-that the Constitution is at tbediscretion deem most They shall also have
the ultimate ruin of the Son in producer which is a Mangrove Island in the Northern proper.
of a majority, and must be quietly and authority to enforce all laws of
in the prostration of our agricultural inte- surrendered to their wisdom and justice*- part of the harbor, and then run for it power
and of their
Besides! except in the Parliamentary transactions The best anchorage is in tho upper part of the Territory, own body regulations

rest.There is no solidity in the objection to of the tWO\ I.ollses qr"CddgteSS-c1Ur the harbour. Height of the Light House the quarantine of vessels, and for

our resistance, that others arc blindly submitting frame of government no where} recognises1 front the level of the sea, 83 feet G inches. the preservation of.the health of said city.

to the evils, which are overwhelming the consolidating rule that the will of a ma Light stationary. They shall have power to appoint a health

them in common with ourselves jority U govern. The President may be officer and such other officers as they may
Sand Key Light-Revolving once in
This ia not our justification. If
delinquency elected by a minority of the people ; a ma- think to carry into effect their
and 54 seconds. It the best the necessary
we are awake to the,dangers degradation the is Light on
of Senators representingStales,
of our situation, it behoves us to leaveno jority of whose population are a mino- coast-S.W.; by S. 8 1-2 miles from Key laws and ordinances, generally to pro.
untried until shall have o'n vide for the interior police and good government
effort we repelled rity of the whole people, may reject a mea West Light-situated directly the Reef.
the invasion of our liberties. The EveningPost sure unanimously passed by the representative The Light 70 feet above the sea. of said city.

will, therefore, exhort to resistance of of the people in the other House-and Tortugas Light-Stationary-on one Sec. 8. Be it further enacted, That SQ

tile Tariff, as the most prominent" enormity vice versa, a bare majority in the other of the Dry Tortugas Islands, near he west- much of the said city as is now used und
of American System, which has been House reject a measure passed by the occupied by the United States for the erec-
built the ruins of the Free may ern extremity of the Reef, in Lat. 24 31 N.
up on System unanimous_voice of the Representatives of I W. tion of Barracks and for other purposes, is
bequeathed us by our fathers, and which, if Long. 83 10
the States in the Senate-The President, a declared without the
established as the settled policy of the coun- hereby ,Jo.be jurisdiction -

try, must, in the end, either sever the bond single individual of,both may Houses put his and veto the on Judges the AN ACT of( said corporation,and not subject to
deliberate act ; -
of Union,or melt down and consolidate of the Supreme Court, holding office To incorporate the City of Key West. any of the laws and ordinances made for

State Soveieigoties into one limitless,irresponsible not by election but by appointment, may Be. it enacted by the Governor and Legislative the government of the same. ,, '

despotism. The Evening Post set aside the concurrent enactments of Council of the Territory of Flo- Sec. 9. Be it further enacted, That all

will oppose Internal, as an engine Improvement of favoritism as,unconstitutional ,- House, Senate and President. The pow rida, That all the free white male inhabi- laws and ordinances of said city shall be

er to protect the Constitution could not posted at three or more ot the most
tants of that of the Island of up
an a source of sectional robbery, as creating part Key
have been rationally intrusted to the very
a necessity for perpetuating exorbitant comprehended within the limits prescribed public places in said city, at least three
majority from which the danger of violationwas
taxation-it will oppose the recharteringof apprehended. It would have been in by the plan of said town, now on days before they shall take effect.

the United States' Bank; as manifestly deed, committing the keys of tlie house to? file in the Clerk's office in the county of Sec. 10. Be it further enacted, That theMayor

unconstitutional, and as prolonging the existence the safe-keeping of those, distrust of whom Monroe, be and they are hereby Constituted of said city shall have and exercise

of a dangerous power ; and of the it Surplus wilt suggested the propriety of locks. The power I a body politic and corporate by the all the powers of a Justice of the Peace,

oppose the projected disposition was wisely left with the several State and of West within said! city,and shall I be entitjksd ,tp
Revenue, as a scheme of barefaced, name style of time City Key ;
Sovereignties thus not only was there receive the same fees in all cases which he
which will and their corporate and be
wholesale bribery, ,!! adopted, by name may sue
provided a definite rule of action for the .
be called to determine.Sec. .
give to oppression a duration co-existant Federal Government a powerto render sued, plead and be impleaded, grant and may upon

with that of our government.A inoperative,that is to nullify,their unautho receive donations,and do all other acts as II. And be it further enacted, That

zealous and judicious attachment to the rised and irregular action., ,. ... natural: persons: and ,may purchase and the act entitled "An act to incorporate the

Union, prescribes the present as the proper So far as a congeniality of" views may ex- hold personal,real or mixed property, and Town of Key West," passed the 8th of

crisis for making a determined and uncom- ist, in'relation to these principles, the Evening dispose of the same for the benefit of the Nrjv. 1828; be and the same is hereby repealed

the promising stand interests for the of,Constitution different sectionsare ,before Post is pledged to the State Rights said city, and may have and. use a corpo- and that this act shall be in force
jarring and Free Trade Party;" and as the supportof from the first of l next.
organised against each other in irreconcilable rate Seal, which may be broken or alteredat ,day. J
measures to be. efficient,must include .
conflict-before, blinded by their the support of its, humble aid will be pleasure ,
unrighteous gains, the consolidation States zealously contributed lien to extend the Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the KEY WEST -

shall regard as undoubted right their undue influence and promote the political personal advancement government of the said city shall be vestedin SEG48 MAtUI'ACfORY.

cl1nntajtes-before all hazards they the shall resolve to of those statesmen who devote a person to be called Mayor, and in aBoard I W. ,H. WALL takes this opportunity of
maintain at tyrannous principle -
"public opinion" or the will of a themselves to the good cause, Which is iden- : of six Aldermen, to be elected in informing the Public j that ho has established *

majority isa powerabove the Constitution; tified with the value of the Union, and the the manner, and by the persons, and at the A SEGAR BtANUFACTokv at Key West.
and honor of South Carolina. Its
and before the victim sovereignties in mino- liberty warm co-operation with these will be ,embarrassed time hereinafter directed. lIe i imports for this purpose, the very beat

rity, goaded beyond endurance (unless the ,by a personal pledge to no can- Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That all Tobacco from Harana. : .

very aspirations for liberty be extinct)shall didate for the Presidency, or any other the free white male persons,over the age of Sears of the best quality, and of every

:rise in desperation and abolish a frame of office. I twenty-one years, who shall have resided description, maybe had at his establishmen.Q .
shattered to be
government too much which recog In maintaining its ground amid the conflicts within, the limits of the said ,city, twelve K7-; AH orders in the above line will
nised that for they originally stip-
ulated, and which inveterate sectional hatred of party, it will be the aimof the Evening months previous tb the day of election j and meet the earliest attention.

shall then render it impossible ever Press,Post by ooilrleSy to preserve and the moderation dignity,of under the who shall be citizens of the United! States, March, 1831.Loggerhead. _

Again to re-compose and re-edify. The South the belief that the legitimate ends of news- shall have a right to vote for a Mayor and

once roused to a full sense of her wrongs, paper discussion are best subserved by firmness six Aldermen; and that such election shall Turtle Shell.THE ..

will be satisfied with nothing but equality ; without violence, and zeal without in- be held on the first Monday in April, in subscribers will give a fair price
and it cannot bo denied that the Constitution
by -
if observed the slave temperance. With the opinions and publicacts each and every year, at such place as said 500 Ibs. of the above article.
even strictly
holding States are placed at decided disad of opponents, it will exercise right incorporation may appoint, and the votes GEORGE E. WEAVER & CO..

vantage. Once leagued for the resumptionof of dealing freely-but it is hoped that no shall be given by ballot. Kcy West, June 8 _

will submit no longer to part of its career will ever justify the suspicion Sec. 4. Be it further That "
rights, they a enacted
of its even partial adoption qf the infamous EDWARD CIIANDLEB ,
of indirect taxation, calculated to and 1
system Mayor AUJettnen of said shall
maxim, that all is fair in I>olitics'uThe ATTORNEY OP,T1IR UNITED STATS' SOUTHERN -
to the extent and
blind the people inequality meet at such and such
domestic concerns of>native State times, at places, ,
of their burdens-and they will demand DISTRICT OF
will carefully watched, and the policy within the limits of said corporation.las,
for lheirlaboring class a representation advocated which shall think __ NO. 1, ARCADE .
best calculated
to that of the laboring classes of the appear they may proper, and their meetingsshall

other equal States. The required concessionswill ,for her, prosperity" safe, and economical be public; and the Mayor and hot p r THOSE persons woo? feel disposedto

be certainly refused by those by whom government. less than three Aldermen shall be necessary contribute towards the erection of a

the Union is regarded.but as a bargain esti- While the the Evening Post will be devotedto to form a quorum for the transaction of CHURCH upon the Island are informefl

mated by a calculation of pecuniary profit promulgation of the political faith set business.Sec. that Subscriptions will be received by the
forth in this
and loss, and the Federal bond will be sun prospectus, it will not be neg- (following! gentlemen, composing the Committee -
lectful of the practical details of Commerce 6. it further enacted, That if
dered-and forever. The advocacy of State for that :
and Trade, two branches industry which the Mayor or Alderman of said appointed pure
Rights is, therefore, the only faithful advocacy any city lion J Mss WSBB, D. : WWHITEHGAD -
must be most beneficially affected by the shall he absent
of Union. more than two months, the A. L. M. STONE, Esqrs. Drs.

With a firm conviction of this important success be of made its doctrines. Great exertionswill seat of such Mayor or Alderman shall be SI. WATEauousc and D..n. STBOBKL.j. :: .,

truth the Evening Post will contend for to perfect the departments deemed to be vacated,and an election shall .

'. Liberty-the Constitution-Union." For and connected our merchants with commercial and tradesmen intelligence shall find, be ordered to fill such vacancy and five ...J. MITCHELL;

Liberty first, as the first of national bleiaings readiest attention to all their wants apd liars public notice thereof shall he given the public that he has loca
it *
for the Constitution which secures the
j warmest for all \before the said election i shall ike.placc. INFORMS
from domestic usurpation and for the Uni- gratitude their favors. in this Town for the purpose -
on which strengthen it against foreign aggression. TERMS: $eo. 6. Be it further enacted, That, it of carrying on his trade as SAIL-MA
Without a rigid observance of Daily paper, $10 per annum Country shall he tho duty of the Mayor of said city KER & RIGGER all various branch-

time compact, the Union must become a Uni- paper: three times a *eek, $5.Advertisements to order an election for Mayor. and! Alder- <<:$. He occupies a Loft in the Shop of

on without Liberty, and the uncertain danger inserted at the usual rates. men,at least ten, days previous to the time \Ur> Atkins. '

of subjugation from abroadu infinitely Charleston! '.P. C*- Ori. 3, 1031 Hereinbefore prescribed for their annual e. l