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VOLUME 1. JACKSONVILLE, EAST FLORItA, SEPTEMBER 3, 1835. NUMBER 33.
PUBLISHED ONCE A WEEK ;BY
L. CURRIER & CO.
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AGENTS FOR THE COURIER.
St. Augustine-John Gr _-Esq. M.
Noewnansville-S. Elli, Esq,. ^ .
Spring Grove-J. Garrison, q.-P. M.
Mandarin-E. A. Cohen, E'g. .P. M.
St. Mary's-A. Doolittle, Esq. P. M.
Savannah-S. Philbrick, Esq.
THE SONGS OF OUR FATHERS.
BY MRS. HEMANS.
Sing them upon the sunny' hills,
When the days are long and bright,
And the blue gleam of shining rills
Is loveliest to the sight.'
Sing them along the misty moor,
Where ancient hunters roved,
And swell them through the torrent's roar,
The songs our fathers loved !
The songs their souls rejoice'd to hear,
When harps were in the hall,
And each proud note made lance and spear
Thrill on the banner'd wall:
The songs that through our valleys green,
Sent on from age to age,
Like his own river's voice, have been
The peasant's heritage.
The reaper sings them when the vale
Is fill'd with plumy sheaves;
The woodman, by the staffight pale
Cheer'd homeward through the leaves :
And unto them the glancing oars
A joyous measure keep,
Where the dark rocks that crest our.shores
Dash back the foaming deep..-
So let it be !-a light they shed
O'er each old fount and grove ;
A memory of the gentle dead,
A spell of lingering love ;
Murmuring the names of mighty men,
They bid our streams roll on,
And lifik high thoughts to every glen
Where valiant deeds were done.
Teach them your children round the hearth
When evening fires burn clear,
And in the fields of harvest-mirth,
And on the hills of deer !
SSo shall each unforgotten word,
When far those lov'd ones roam,
Call back the hearts that once it stirr'd
To childhood's holy home.
The green woods of their native land
Shall whisper in the strain,
The voices of their household band
Shall sweetly speak again ;
The heather heights in vision rise,
Where like the stag they rov'd-
Sing to your sons those melodies,
The songs your fathers lov'd.
Any body can talk common sense, bi
few can talk nonsense well. This may strike
the reader as a singular remark, but let u
examine it. imon sense matter is th
gift of every j with any intellect at al
of any man an idiot or not insane.-
Every body is ever talking common sens
tnd so it becomes familiar, just as ever
body can talk of religion and politics, wh
can talk ofnothing else. But skilful, grace
ful, elegant nonsense demands education
wit, wisdom. How few can trifle graceful,
At a recent election of officers for a M
litia company in Waterville, Maine, Geori
H. Boardwih a respectable colored gei
tleman, was coen Captain, by a majdri
of six votes. T h accepted the trust, in
happy and appropriate address to his cor
"Will you accept rny arm ?" said a ge;
tieman to a pert young damsel; to whii
she made the following very appropria
reply,-" No I thank you sir, I have tw
of my own."
A London paper speaking of the twen
five millions appropriation of France sa;
1 We guess there will be a pretty consid<
able particular tarnation flare up amo
the Yankees when they see this."
a that neighborhood. In its present mincipi- turniture ware-house of o tu e, d -t ..
n- ent state, it is even now the thoiroughfare 107, and his three story brick york-shop in ed its ravages in Nassau street, and desola-
of passengers proceeding northwardly from the rear. No. 117, an elegan three story ted theeastern side half way up to Beek-
the south and west, and westwardly from house, partly occupied as an onice by Abm. man street. The following buildings were
n- the north, and will very shortly be of some Bell & Co., and No. 119, tne adjoining reduced to the earth:
ch importance. building, of like description, occupied by No. 108, occupied by a die sinker, name
Ite Key West has been settled ever since Mrs. Paddock as a military aid dress mak- not known.
Vo the change of government; it was first a ing establishment and residence, and Mrs. Nos. 110 and 112, John Campbell &
small deposit for the trade to Cuba, and Nichols, also speedily fell victims t the Co.'s extensive paper ware house. The
the fishing smacks bound to and from that flames, and with all the abwte mentioned amount of property destroyed in this build-
ity island usually touch there for clearances, houses, were wholly destroyed. No. 121, ing must have exceeded $150,000.
ys, It then became, as it is now, a resort for the residence of the Rev. )r. Brownlee, No. 114, Henry Griffiin & Co., book
er- wreckers, who derive a profitable trade was much injured by the dduge ofwater, binders and publisherian Education Society;
ng from the disasters accruing to vessels upon On the opposite side of Fulton street, story, Presbyterian Education Society;sh-
the reefs around it. Great complaints were the fire communicated to tae three story third story, Bowne, Wisor & Co. publish-
[From the New York Star.] made about the adjustmen, of salvage in brick building No. J18, occupied, in the ei
FLORIDA-No;VIII. such cases, until the establhment of the lowest part, by James Hall, as a rifle and st
Of the cities and towns of Florida, those present court, with rights of admiralty, gun manufactory, and the upper part by
which claim the first notice, as the most which, by its decrees, has even universal several families, which was nearly destroy- pi
ancient, are Pensacola and St. Augustine: satisfaction. The populatioiis 300 to 400 ed; as was also No. 116, a two story brick
the only places inhabited by the Spaniards including strangers. It, is a rndezvouswfor house, occupied by Gale, Wood & Hughes,
at the cession. They are both compara- our vessels of war, and a mil\ary corps is as a silver ware manufactory. No. 118, a o0
tively fallen in importance now, by reason stationed there, but its importace has been three story dwelling house, was levelled thl
of the very fallen uninteresting back country to lately considerably increased \y the estab- with the ground; and the large four story
both, affording not the least inducement to lishment of salt works in salt pnds, which building adjoining, norner of Dutch street, st
enterprise of any kind. The inhabitants are unsurpassed by any other and whose was much injured. No. 120, the dwelling am
are now reduced to about 1300 in each, of product is capable of supplyii the whole house of Mr. 0. R. Burnham, slightly in- ju
which the majority in Pensacola are still of the United States. jured. w
Frwhiench andthe majoritysh in Pensacola are still how- uincy, Mariana, Monticdlo, Holmes From Fulton street the fire communica- fri
ever, of importance as a naval station, for Valley, Webbville, Hickstown&c. are pla- ted to Ann street, where the destruction of an
whichever, ofit is wmportanell adapted, anaval stats For ces still in their infancy-with population buildings and property was much more ex- g
Barwhich it is well Audapted, ain has also its for- of 200 to 300 inhabitants-getzrally seats tensive. The building~ burnt are, as near li
aress, and is still celebrated as a resort for of county courts, and supplying the circle as we could gather, as follows:
invalids, fisom all parts of the U. S.; but its around them withnecessaries, and receiv- Nos. 40 and 38, two story dwelling hous- p
greatest beauty, and only source of profit, ing their produce inr return. T1ese places es, the former a boarding house. fir
thgreatest beauty, hav e been nearly whol will advance exactly in proporlon to the No. 26, a new five story building, in fi
he orange groves, have been nearly whol- settlements which are forming around which were the printing offices of the e.
ry last: some only will be recovered, and them. Tampa Bay has no settlement as French Courier, and the Old Countryman; P
y last: some only will be covered, andyet, except that of a military detachment the drug store of Smith and Roberts; in I
with great labor. fixed there in order to keep in check the the fourth story by J. H. Colton & Co.'s t!
Tallahassee, the capital, was selected remaining Indians, 2 to 3,000 (I id before Map Establishment, and the fifth by a cop- b
and laid out at an early date, after the ces- 2,000 erroneously,) in that neighborhoodlper plate printer. b
sion; and the site is remarkable as a high In St. Augustine, the fort and scne house? No. 34, containing the Napier printing a
healthy eminence, part of the ridge of hills are built of Tabby, a remarkatie concre- presses and printing office of Anderson & a.
180 feet above the level of the sea, with a tion of shells, which is very useui when it Smith, and the offices of the Transcript, "
fertile country around it. It has labored, can be found near at hand. InPensaccla Jeffersonian, New-Yorker, and Morning l
however, under the disadvantage of its dis- and Tallahassee much brick hasseen used, Herald. The fifth story was occupied as a m
tance, 21 miles, from the seaport of St. but the greater part of houses n Florida Catholic school. N
Marks, making the drayage expensive, for are still wooden frames. Thee is now, No. 32, Wm. E. Dean's printing office, g
which reason, its advancement has been however, awakened a great demand for Charles A. Fock's book bindery, and other l
slow, the population not exceeding 1300, brick, granite, and quarry stone indicating establishments not recollected. All the e
although it is the seat of government, and a vast improvement in social canforts. above were levelled with the ground, and a
the legislative council. It supplies an ex- I shall conclude with a few ranarks up- much of their contents consumed. d
tent of country of 20 to 30 miles round, on the present and contemplated improye- On the opposite of the street, the follow- T
and on the Georgia side of Thomasville.- ments in this section. First, n the oil ing buildings were consumed, scarcely one b
But the business is now sensibly increas- road between Tallahassee and St. Mark' stone remaining upon another: n
ing, and a rail road being now commenced actually commenced. Second, wo steam- The Catholic Church. e
between it and St. Marks, which the state boat companies have joined ii order to No. 33, a large six story building occu- v
of trade loudly demanded, this increase transport passengers by a speedyand cheap pied by Geo. D. Scott & Co. as a printing A
must be rapid from this circumstance.-, conveyance from New York t> New Or- office, J. S. Redfeld as a stereotype foun-
There is a very pleasant little society at leans, via Jacksonville, for the completion dry, the paper ware-house of I. Hoit, and s
Tallahassee, and merchants of great res- of which object a rail road is to be cut the extensive book bindery of H. & H. C
respectibility. The capital is not yet fin- from Jacksonville to a fort on the Gulph Griffin. The basement as an extensive t
ished-one wing only serving for public near Vacassar Bay. A third it a contemn- porter vault. In this building it is estima-
business. This is surrounded by a lovely plated rail road from Pensaco)lto Colum- ted that half a million of property was de- t
grass plot, in the principal square, and bus Georgia, but it is very doubtful wheth- stroyed. In Scott's printing office was
adorned by the superbforest trees of the er this can be accomplished. L more fea-' consumed the whole edition of the New
country, which form also the principal or- sible one, although distant, is a rail road York Mirror for the present week.
nament of the outskirts of the town. A from Jacksonville, 270 miles, through Tal- N 41 d 43 fo brick dwe
s court-house and two churches are now lahassee westward, to the Chbptawhotchie os. an i iourstorywe
conir:nmted for to be built. Here are two river. It is also contemplated to clear the No 31.-Front building, basement occu-
Banks, one ofa small capital, and the other, shoals in the Chattahouche river, which No. 31 H. BishFront bakuilding, fbasement story by
the Union, with a capital of, one million, impede the navigation in summer to Co- pie y Bishop, die sinker, andfirsthe story by
of the utility of which I have already spok- lumbus, and lastly a canal nom the Chipo- James Bishp, e sinker, andkthecsecond
en. ]a, to connect the Apalachbola river with story by the family of Mr. Locke, care n-
To the south of Tallahassee, and situated St. Andrews Bay, is still spoken of, alto' ter. In the rear of this lot was a rangesof
upon the St. Mark's river, is the town of for the present suspended artil a more fa- workshops, consisting of three buildings,
Magnolia, which has been forced into ex- vorable moment. dale and Grimshaw, machinists, Mr. Wil-
istence against the disadvantage of rapids If I shall have succeeded br the forego- dale and Grickmsawith machinistsecond by Mr. j
in the river, which prevent all approach to ing observations, in undeceiv~g you wit Hazelton's school,and Drysdale and Grim-
it, but by small vessels, and those with respect to this interesting id growing saw's shop; andthe third byMr.Locke's
great labor and risk. It has proved a fail- territory, and in placing the same before shaw's shop; and th e third by Mr. Locke's
ure. you as it should be represented, I shall be carpenter's shop, and James Kelly, grate
St. Marks is the old Spanish fortress, sit- sincerely pleased. So wishii you health and tender maker. Mr. Locke leased his
uate at the confluence of the river St. and prosperity, I am yours, ry thing that ie was worth. Mr. L. had
Marks and Wahkulla. It is an appendage attempted to effect an insurance in several
to the capital and its shipping port, and that [From the New York Sin.] attempted to effect an insurance in severalthout
z nof the offices in this city, but without suc-
of Magnolia: it has a few stores only for AWFUL CONFLAGRATION-IIMENSE DE- cSS, and was about to
that purpose; but a plan for a town is now STRUCTION OF PROPERTY, A0 LOSS OF einsursance'cd was about companies apply to some of the
tEinsurance companies of Brooklyn for the
to be laid out, and in a few yearsit promis- FE.-About 2 o'clock on thoring of purpose. A number of journeymen in
ises to be of some importance. From this the 112th ult. a fire broke outin the large this establishment have been severe suffer-
port were shipped upwards of 18,000 bales six story brick building, No.115 Fulton ers by the loss of their tools.
of cotton of the last crop, and the ensuing street, occupied by Mr. Jamei Turney, as .
crop will give at least 25,000, to ship by an extensive printing establishment, by E. No. 29, a similar building to No. 33, oc-
the same channel. The distance from the French as a book-store, and V. J. Burritt cupied as a stereotype foundry by F. Rip-
town to sea, is 8 miles. Fish and oysters as a drug store ; Mr. Boltori stereotype ley, and Orsborn & Buckingham, printers,
are very abundant, and deer and wild fowl block maker; Kingsland and Ifptist, prin- Mr. Curtis, baker, Mr. Kelly, printer of the
of every kind. ters ; Mr. Jackson, publisher and by Jo- Catholic Diary, Mr. Miller, bookbinder, and
Apalachicola is a flourishing seaport, sit- seph Blanchard as a bindery. The build- Mr. McElrath, bookseller. The rear build-
uated advantageously at the outlet of the ing was in a few minutes in lames; and ing was occupied by Mr. Fuller a'ahmily,
river of the same name, and within St. Mr. Blanchard who was sleeing in the and in the rear of the whole was his gym-
George's sound, protected by St. Vincent, third story, in attempting to nake his es- nasium.
it St. George and Dog Islands: under these cape by jumping from the wiIdow to the No. 27, a similar building, occupied by
e last lay the vessels oflarger burthen. Those street, injured himself so baby tat he died J. Campbell & Co., as a branch of their
s of 11 ft. water come within four miles of in about ten minutes. Mr. Tutny corn- extensive paper ware-house in Nassau
e the town, and 8 to 9 feet can be received putes his loss at $5000-insuraite $1.500. street, Eastbrook & Sweet, printers, Nich-
l1, at the wharves. During the active season, From this building the flames read with old's bindery, and Atwill's music printing
thirteen steamboats plied in the river as great rapidity to the residue of that elegant office.
e far as Columbus, in Georgia, transporting block of buildings, Nos. 109, l1, and 113, No 25, office, of the Spirit of '76, and
*y upwards, valuable merchandize, anddown- which were variously occupied, the first otherwise occupied. ouse a two stor
o wards, 37,000 bales of cotton for exporta- by Mrs. Prentiss as a boarding house, the No. 23, Kirk's porter house, a two story
e- tion from this port-the quantity of both, next by Bliss Wadsworth & C. as a book fame building.
n, and consequently the business will be con- store, L. Turner, Newell & Vallis, and No. 21. Barr's printing office in the first
y. siderably increased the ensuing season, Pennoyer, Coolidge & Co. all btokbinders: story, and book bindery and family in the
probably to the extent of 60,000 bales, and the other by O. R. Burnhan, as an e- upper stories.
i- Jacksonville, upon the river St. Johns, tensive manufactory ofembroidred shawls, The next building, corner of Nassau, a
ge is, in a mercantile point of view, what St. handkerchiefs, &c. in which ower one hun- a two story frame house, a shoe store,
n- Augustine should have been, or Fernandi- dred females were employed and many Christian Brown, book binder and winter,
ty na, the point of export for the products of workmen. Also, to the extesive cabinet H. Hacker, painter, N. N. Hal'slaw office.
.. .. .... ,_.. T The destroving element further contin-
ramin on the tracts over which they pass,
and consequently the next day, if the wind
comes from that quarter, we very frequent-
ly have a fine cool morning.
SILENCE does not always mark wisdom.
I was at dinner, some time ago, in compa-
ny with a man, who listened to me and said
nothing for a lorg time; but he nodded his
head, and I thought him intelligent. At
length, toward the end of dinner, some ap-
ple dumplings were placed on the table,
and my man had no sooner seen them than
he burst forth with-" Them's the jockeys
for me!" I wish Spurzheim could have
examined the fellows head.-[Coleridge.
rs of the Protestant Vindicator; fourth
ory, John Galdding, book binder.
No. 116, Aubry's porter house and ten-
No. 118, the Light House tavern.
Nos. 120, 121, and 124, lawyers offices
n the first floor, and boarding houses in
he upper stories.
One the opposite side ofthe street, a two
ory frame building was-nearly destroyed,
nd Van Nordon's printing office much in-
ired. Connor & Cook's establishment
vas somewhat injured on the roof. The
ame building belonged to Connor & Cook
nd was occupied by Mr. Beraud, as,4 se-
ar store, a French shoemaker, and fami-
The foregoing is a hasty and very m-
erfect account of the ravages of this awful
re; but it is as nearly, correct as the con-
bsion and consternation which it occasion-
d would permit. It is estimated that pro-
erty to the amount of not less than two
millions of dollars has fallen a victim to
he flames, and it is currently asserted, that
eside Mr. Blanchard, four other lives have
een lost among the wrecks of buildings
nd property. These unfortunate persons
re said to have been printers, among whom
rere David Carlile and D. D. Wyatt. The
hitter was carrying the former, an aged
ian, on his back "through the scuttle of
lo. 115 Fulton street, in which they, to-
ether with several others lodged, when he
ost his balance, and both rolled off togeth-
r into the burning mass. Besides these,
n unknown colored man was buried un-
er one of the fallen walls. Mr. E. B.
raylor, a fireman of No. 40, was severely
turned, as was also a member of No. 28,
iame believed to be Gaston. It is also stat-
d that Mr.C. Baldwin, and a Mr. Scott,
were consumed in the same building at
vhich the other deaths occurred.
Nearly, if not quite one thousand per-
ons have been thrown out of employment,
of whom probably a third are females, and
wo hundred at least are printers.
HEAT LIGHTNING.--A writer in the Bos-
on Centinel, thus speaks of the vulgar no-
ions of Heat Lightninig-
From my earliest recollection, I have oc-
casionally heard heat lightning spoken of.
Often, at the close of a hot day in summer,
on resorting to the Mall for fresh air, I
have seen the west and south horizon al-
most continually. illuminated with light-
ning, not the fierce blue forked streams,
but mild pale flashes, while no clouds, or
perhaps very small ones, only were visible
in any direction. On meeting a friend, if
our conversation was turned on the sub-
ject, I was informed it was heat lightning.
Having always resided in the vicinity of
the Common, where this appearance is so
frequently seen in the south-west and west
horizon on the evenings of our hot days
in summer, and having consequently heard
it so repeatedly spoken of as heat lightning,
I had for many years, indeed all the early
part of my life, as firm a faith in the doc-
trine of the existence of heat lightning as
distinct from the lightning attending thun-
der storms, as I had in the existence of the
latter. How many hundred times have I
heard it said, '0 that's only heatlightning,
that never does any harm.'
As soon as I came to reason on the sub-
ject, I doubted the correctness of the opin-
ion respecting the existence of any such
lightning as is here spoken of. Reflection
and a natural or acquired proneness to
scrutinize opinions generally, induced me
to give this subject a little attention, and
the result was, that there was no such
thing as heat lightning in the circumstan-
ces alluded to. I was convinced the ap-
pearance is caused by lightning proceeding
from clouds below the horizon, in places
where at the time a thunder storm is expe-
rienced. In this way the appearance it-
self, together with its attending and succee-
ding phenomena, are naturally and very
simply accounted for._ The heat .f the
preceding ?ay causes thunder clofirds as
usual; those clouds sometimes pass around
just below our horizon, carrying to the pla-
ces over wnich they pass a storm or thun-
der gust; during the continuance of which,
we see the reflection of the lightning altho'
we see no cloud, or the skirts of one mere-
ly, and hear no thunder: the clouds give
NEW YORE, August 18.
The fast sailing ship Josephine arrived
yesterday from Cork, whence she took-her
departure on the 18th ult. Her command-
er, Capt. Britton, has had the goodness to
furnish us with Cork papers of that day, a
Liverpool paper of the 14th, and a London
Shipping List of the 15th.
We ask attention to the extract we give
below fi-om the London Morning Chroni-
cle. That paper may be considered the
official organ of the present Ministers ; who
therefore probably entertain that opinion of
the conduct of the King and his Court to-
wards them, which the Chronicle expres-
ses. It is indicative of a change in the
Government. We have indeed never be-
lieved that the present Ministers would re-
tail their seats longer than was necessary
to pass the Irish Church Bill and one or
two other measures which the conserva-
tive party could not consistently with their
avowed opinions, sanction.
The King has sent a message to the
-House of Commons, signifying that as head
of the Chtowh, by the civil constitution of
t1land, he would offer no objection to
.theunrestrained investigation of a subject,
the Irish Church-which was now before
the Parliament and under legislative de-
FRANCE.-The Conspiracy.-The parties
in custody charged with a conspiracy to
assassinate the King; amount already to
-the number of twenty. The prime mover-
of this plot is a man of the name of Berge-
ron, who has already been tried and ac-
quitted of a ,similar offence, having been
charged, as you may remember, with firing
a pistol at the King, at the corner of the
Pont Royal, when his-Majesty was pro-
ceeding from the Tuileries to the Chamber
,of Deputies to open the session of the Le-
His acquittal having secured his impu-
nity, this man has since been heard to boast
that his was really the hand that fired the
famous pistol shot; but although he is now
in custody, it seems to be doubtful wheth-
er this new conspiracy can be brought
home either to him or his supposed ac-
complices. Apart from their ulterior de-
signs, which certimiiily could not be inno-
cent, the facts which cani be proved against
them amount to little more than their hav-
' ing taken a house on the road to Neuilly,
and having made it a sort of magazine of
arms and ammunition. It is supposed that
the principal part of their plan consisted in
the construction of a second edition of the
celebrated infernal machine, which was to
have been directed against the King's car-
*riage on his Majesty's return fiom his su-
burban villa to the Tuileries. The' pre-
liminary proceedings are still in progress,
and as soon as they are brought to a close,
some official announcement will be made
of the course which it is intended to pur'
the Captain General of the Island of Cuba,
with the view of prohibiting the introduc-
tion into the Island, of offenders against
the laws, or other persons of bad charac-
ter, has lately passed a law, requiring all
persons coming from foreign ports intoany
part of the Island, to be provided with a
passport from the Spanish Consul, at the
place of embarkation. ,
As this law will be rigorously enforced
in all cases, notice is thus publicly given,
that no one may allege ignorance, and
complain of the inevitable detention con-
sequent on a non-compliance with the a-
All Captains of vessels are also hereby
required to provide themselves with clean
bills of health from the Spanish Consul at
the ports of their clearance.
ELEGANT EXTRACT.- The following
'passage is extracted from the eloquent
speech of Mr. Livingstons in reply to the
toast drank in compliment to him at the
public dinner given to him at Philadel-
"The occasion which brought you to-
gether adds one more to the many preced-
ing refutations of the charge of ingratitude
against Republics: for the people have on
this occasion most generously repaid mod-
erate services, ordinary talents, and -hum-
ble etTobrs, uy me nMgfiest ol ail rewards-
their approbation and applause.
"No Republics are not ungrateful!-
'The charge is made by the sordid and vain,
who think nothing valuable but gold, noth-
ing honorable but titles, and that gaudy
ribbons are the proper recompense for
'merit. No, gentlemen, Republics are not
ungrateful, but they are judicious in the
choice bf reward. They do not give he-
reditary.honors to virtue and wisdom,
which may descend to folly and vice.-
They do not wring, its earnings from the
hard hand of labor, that it may be poured,
out in pensions on the idle and unworthy.
They do not decorate with stars and spang-
led garters-with ribbons and crosses and
gewgaws, men who if they have done any
thing that may seem to have deserved
these childish toys, may afterwards prove
unworthy of the decoration. But they
give a nobler, a higher recompense for ser-
vices-they give their confidence. The
,seal of their approbation is a prouder dis-
of two feet diameter in five minutes: two
men will however work it to more advant-
age. It is so constructed as to admit of
saws of different 1ongths according to the
size of the tree. 'A Committee of the
,American Institute at New York com-
mend itin strong terms. It cuts the stumps
uniformly of an equal height, and at least
a fbot nearer the ground than is usual,
whereby the most valuable part of the tim-
ber is saved, besides all the after labor of
squaring the end. The cost of the machine
is about fifty dollars, and it is believed that
with it two men can fell as much timber in
a given time as twenty can with the axe."
PARDON OF DE SOTO, THE PIRATE.-
The reprieve of sixty days, granted to this
individual, expired on Tuesday; at 10
o'clock on the morning of that day, the
Marshal, the Spanish Consul and some
other individuals entered his prison, and
read to him an absolute pardon by the Pres-
ident; Madame De Soto was present and
much affected. The reprieve.of Ruiz, who
continues apparently insane, will expire on
the 11th of September.
[New York Corn. Adv.
tinction than any that damgles from the but-
ton hole, or is embroidered on the breast of
the titled courtier; and I feel myself more
honored as well as gratified by the applaud-
ing voice of my fellow citizens-by the
grasp of their friendly hands, some of them
hard with honest labor-by their counte-
nances beaming with the fire of patriotism,
infinitely more honored, than I could be
by any titular appendage to my name that
a monarch could bestow."
A THRILLING DEVELOPEMENT.-We yes-
terday gave an extract from a Mobile pa-
per, in relation to the death of Mrs. Alston.
lrhe Mobile Commercial Advertiser, re-
ceived last evening, contains a still more
interesting statement upon the subject, from
the pen of the physician who attended the
supposed pirate and murderer during the
last moments of his earthly existence. We
annex the most important part of it:-
The pirate who died, and the facts of
whose case came into my possession, was
by the name of Foster. lie was without
family, and kept a grog shop. He was
taciturn and silent in his disposition. He,
for sometime before his death, grew gradu-
ally more intemperate. He often spoke of
being a sailor, of having been much at sea,
or, as the phrase goes, of having seen
much service." He fell sick, and was con-
fined for some time. His brain appeared
disordered, and his mind at times haunted
by strange impressions. He, on his death
bed confessed to a very worthy and respec-
table gentleman who stood by him, that he
had been a pirate, and belonged to a pirat-
ical crew who took the vessel in which
Mrs. Alston had embarked. That after
the crew and passengers of the captured
vessel were all despatched, she alone re-
mained to be disposed of. Each man ex-
pressed an unwillingness to become her ex-
ecutioner. They finally drew lots, to see
whose duty it should be to destroy her;
that it unfortunately fell upon him. Upon
learning her fate, she begged strongly and
pathetically for her life ; she entreated them
to spare her. She told them she was Mrs.
Alston, the daughter of Aaron Burr, who
had been Vice President of the United
States, and that he was awaiting her in N.
York, where she was going on to join him,
and to console him in his adversity-that
he made her walk the plank, which, find-
ing she could not avert, she finally did,
with great firmness and composure !! He
was an illiterate man, and had probably ne-
ver read any thing on the subject.
For some days previous to his death, he
imagined he saw her in his room, and
would convulsively point to different parts
of the chamber, exclaiming with much ear-
nestness-" There, there she is!" and would
ask the bystanders if they did not see her.
This delusion tormented him as long as he,
could make himself understood, when he
died a most miserable death !
' In corroboration of this statement the
testimony of several gentlemen could be
mentioned, whose standing and character
are of the first order in the community,
and whose veracity, where known never
will be questioned, and ,who know the
above statement to be substantially true ;
but I have no authority for calling them
by name. If Col. Burr should yet doubt
on the subject, evidence could be adduced,
to establish it in any court ofjustice, which,
being a lawyer, he would be obliged to ad-'
I do not consider it necessary to be more
minute on the subject, unl-ss I should be
formally called on by some one, who has
authority, or claims for more particular in-
formation. Because, as before observed,
nothing of the kind can do any good ; fir-
ther development and discussion can only
tend to revive melancholy feelings and un-
.pleasant regrets, which time had measura-
bly buried in oblivion.
ALEXANDER JONES, M. D.
Mobile, Alabama, July 19,1835.
A USEFUL INVENTION.-Mr James Ham-
ilton has invented a machine for felling
trees, which is spoken of as follows:
"This machine requires very little more
space-for use than is required for the swing
of an axe, and may be used in almost any
situation in which a man can use an axe.
It may be moved from tree to tree by one
man, who can with it cut through a stern
Osage Indians, that Maj. M. is 'building
fortificati ns, and preparing for defence.-
There is supposed to be about 15,000 Paw-
nees andiCamanches. The commissioners
promised to meet them, they say, at first
grass, (that is May,) but now it is as high
as their children and they suspect, be-
cause of thi delay, that the white men are
deceiving tiem, and that they intend bring-
ing the Osames, Cherokees, Delawares, and
Creeks, to nassacre them. There is much
excitement here now, and a fight must
be had. Tie Infantry will leave in a day
A party 'f men who were sent out to
make a road have not been heard from.-
I have no dcubt that four or five tribes will
be engaged il the difficulty. I am going
out as Sutlerto the dragoons. 1 shall go
on horseback with the officers of the In-
fantry. It wil be an interesting sight, if I
do not get she and scalped. Major Mason,
is under an arest on charges preferred by
Lt. Northrup. Company D. left here five
days since forLeavenworth, but a part of
E. F. K. are Iere now. 'Tis quite sickly.
Hospital full, and Thermometer at 96 to
107."-[N. York Star.
The followingarticle from a Boston jour-
nal speaks the Pal sentiment of the most
respectable portion of the people of New-
England, in retard to the plans and move-
ments of the bolitionists:-[National In-
[From the loston Atlas of August 4.]
THE SLAVE QUESTION.-We have ex-
pressed butan ingle opinion on this agita-
ting topic, froa the time that it first be-
came lnecessay to discuss it in the public
journals. W have uniformly and decid-
edly c ondensed the violent movements,
and still mnor violent language of the im-
mediate Ablitionists. The evil, great as
it is, we sha' only aggravate by agitating.
The sufferigs of the slave-great as they
may be-vx shall only increase by our
Let Abotionists ask themselves, in what
manner ca; we interfere with the slaves at
the Soutbh,with any reasonable expectation
of betterih; their condition.? It must be
either witior without the consent of their
masters. If you propose to adopt your
measures with the consent of their masters,
go among hem and promulgate your doc-
trines. If l ey will consent to their adop-
tion, they will certainly consent to listen to
them. If'you mean to force your opinions
on them-to compel them to a manumis-
sion of their slaves-you at once light up
the flames of civil war. The whole ques-
tion resolves itself into this-and can be
considered only in this point of view.
If thisis then your intention, avow it.-
Proclaim that you are agitating in New-
England; and are preparing to agitate in
Europe, br the purpose of compelling a
r"elu;nse of ill slave property-avow this in-
tention---aid this must be your intention if
you mean any thing-and see how many
of your dluded followers would cling to
ynu. Weabhor slavery as heartily as we
hate any uing else that is oppressive, un-
just, anl )dious. But there is no more
reason for a movement in New-England,
to reduce he Southern States, and compel
them to. release their slaves, than there
would lmias been for our joining Poland in
he, strugg le against the Autocrat of the
Norath---o in exciting the serfs of Russia
to a rebellon against their legitimate Gov-
As far a this question is concerned, the
slave Stats are, to all intent and purposes,
a Foreign Nation. We have no more right,
and no rmre power to \meddle with the
slaves of E>uth Carolina, than we have to
meddle wth those of the West India Is-
lands. .Ard if we attempt it, it can only
be through battle arid bloodshed that we
shallsucceei in such a plan ofemancipation.
We reget to learn that there is to be
more Ameiican agitation on this subject in
England. the Abolition Society is send-
ing out agents to work for them there-
how, and to what end ? To raise funds
for the purchase of the slaves ? or to pay
itineratts for preaching up an excitement
in New-Englid and New York ?
It is of the teatest importance that pub-
lic meetings should be held throughout
New-England, to declare the sentiments
of the Peoplo at large with reference to the
movements .f the fanatics and abolitionists
-those whb profess themselves ready to
go through he double horrors of a servile
and civil wr for the remote chance ofsuc-
ceeding in compulsoryy emancipation.
THREATENED HOSTILITIES OF THE PAW-
NEES AND (AMANCHES.-We have receiv-
ed through the politeness of a friend, the
following liter dated;
FoRT GIBSON, July 7, 1835.
"Just a the mail is about to leave, an
express ha arrived from Major Mason, at
Cross Tim ers, where he has been station-
ed with t o companies of dragoons, for
the purpo of receiving the Pawnees and
Camanchej Indians, who were to assemble
to form a treaty, bringing the unpleasant
intelligence that the Pawnees and Caman-
ches, had Qllected, and were still collect-
ing in greatt numbers, and that they were
sending their wives and children back into
the woodsind mountains, and making pre-
parations t( attack the dragoons, and com-
mence a var of offence, and Maj. M. sent
for Gen. A'buckle, and six or eight compa-
nies of infantry.
"The iAws was also brought by three
mother of the negro had succeeded in forc-
ing him out of the back door, and locked
it. Finding, however, that but one person
had come to the assistance of the family,
he endeavored again to force an entrance
with his ate, and furiously continued his
efforts, notwithstanding the party had been
strengthened by the presence of a gentle-
man who resided with Dr. Hunt, and who
had also been raised by Mrs. T.'s cries for
help; and it was not until after the arrival
of two constables, and hearing their voices
as they entered the passage in front, that
he desisted and fled. Had they approach-
ed the house by the rear, the negro would
have been arrested; but as it was, he es-
caped, and has not yet been arrested.
The immediate abolitionists, says the N.
Y. Star, hold a large caucus this day-we
know where they meet. If their delibera-
tions shall result in an avowed determina-
tion to abandon their mischievous objects,
we shall chronicle the event with pleasure
-if they are determined to go on and keep
up this excitement, their deeds be on their
At a public meeting of the citizens of
Jacksonville and its vicinity, convened at
the Court-house, to adopt measures to meet
the present crisis, J. B. LANCASTER was
called to the chair, when the following
preamble and resolutions were passed
Whereas, recent occurrences make it
proper for the people of the South, to ex-
press their sentiments in relation to the
extraordinary measures of various fanatical
and other societies in the Northern and
Eastern States; therefore, we the people
of Jacksonville, in public meeting assem-
bled, do publish and declare, that we re-
gard the proceedings of the Abolitionists
societies in the non-slaveholding States, as
incendiary and treasonable attacks on the
right of private property in the slave hold-
ing States and Territories, equally guaran-
teed to us by the Constitution of the 'Uni-
ted States, as the right of property of any
other description, is to these Abolitionists,
and more outrageous.and wanton than an
interference with their personal or proper-
tied rights, because the interference pro-
posed, not only jeopardizes our property,
but our lives and all most dear to us.
Be it resolved--That the next Legisla-
tive Council be requested to pass such laws
as may be necessary to avert the evils in-
tended by the Fanatics and Incendiaries,
who are endeavoring to deluge our country
with blood, and that severe penalties and
summary punishments be awarded against
all persons who may either take or attempt
to distribute any inflammatory or incendiary
paper-and that the laws against colored
persons be revised in such a manner as
the Legislative Council may deem proper
to meet the present crisis, and that severe
penalties be awarded against any person or
persons, who may attempt to teach any
colored person to read or write.
Resolved-That we consider as danger-
ous, all persons who may be subscribers to
or who shall take any Abolitionist paper or
pamphlets, or seditious or incendiary pub-
lications, and will view all such persons as
inimical to our institutions and meriting
Resolved-That a committee of six be
appointed by this meeting, who shall act
as a committee of vigilance,,and have pow-
er to see that the patrols do their duty
strictly, and to call public meetings when-
ever in their opinion public safety shall re-
Resolved-That all owners and over-
seers of slaves, be requested to keep their
slaves on their plantations, particularly
nights and Sundays, and allow them passes,
to go off only in the day time.
Resolved-That Isaiah D. Hart, John L.
Doggett, William J. Mills, 0. M. D9rman,
Elijah Williams, and Squire Streeter, be
the committee of vigilance.
Resolved-That the proceedings of this
meeting be published in the Jacksonville
Courier, signed by the Chairman and Sec-
J. B. LANCASTER, Chairman.
0. M. DORMAN, Secretary.
OUTRAGE AT WASHINGTON.-The Na-
tional Intelligencer of Friday, publishes
the following account of an audacious out-
rage in that city, accompanied by a string
of unwarrantable & calumnious comments,
to which we cannot consent to give place
in our columns:
On Tuesday night last, an attempt was
made on the life of Mrs. Thornton, of this
city, (the much respected widow of the late
Dr. Thornton, Superintendent of the Pa-
tent Office,) by a young negro man, her
slave. About half past one o'clock, in the
dead of the night, Mrs. T.'s chamber, in
which slept herself, her aged mother, and
a woman servant, was entered by the ne-
gro, who had obtained access to it by for-
cing the outer door. He approached the
bed of Mrs. Thornton with an uplifted axe.
She was, fortunately, awakened by his step,
and still more fortunately, the negro wo-
man, the mother of the man, was also
awake. As he approached the bed of her
mistress, the latter sprung up, seized and
held him, while Mrs. T. escaped from the
room, rushed to the door of the next house,
the residence of Dr. Hunt, whom she rous-
ed with her cries. On reaching the entry
of Mrs. T.'s house,. Dr. H. found that the
off." It is the first time ver knew a
statute of limitation', to run ase of fami-
ly quarrel.; twenty forerhours !" Why two
families would be safe in harbring" the bon-
nie lass during the whole blessed year. Love
is a ticklish concern. In the beginning it
soars like the eagle, but sometimes the gas
escapes from the matrimponial balloon, and all
parties interested go where they cannot rest
over a day.
Notis to all Pirsons to inform them that
My wife has quit My Bed and Bord- without
enny Provication whatever thairfore I for
warn them of harbring hur over twenty fore,
hours if thay due thay must suffer the Penalty
of the law
January the 6 1835."
An Alabama paper states in reference to
the Gubernatorial canvass, that the returns
are not completed, but as far as heard from,
Judge Clay is four thousand votes ahead of
The President of the United States has re-
turned to Washington from his visit to the
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3.
The recent developemehts in relation to the
insurrectionary movements of the Abolition-
ists have highly excited the feelings of most
of the population of the slave-holding states.
We believe that unless prompt measures are
taken to check the influence of emissaries,
the lives of citizens in the States and Terri-
tories holding slaves will be in danger, and
the Constitution shaken to its centre. The
prosperity of the whole country has been pur-
chased by persevering zeal and cemented
with precious blood.
By the misguided enthusiasm of a few, the
character of Northeners and northern institu-
tions is fast weakening the chain of mutual
good feeling, and common love of country.-
There are undoubtedly master spirits behind
the curtain. Treason and rebellion do not
find root in minds sterile and stupid. The
dumb beast can draw the cart but he cannot
direct the, course or business.
Our citizens may be assured that accom-_
plished lurkers are in our Territories as well
as States. Insurrection, although it may se-
cretly begin in the kitchen, winds itself by
degrees into the refinement of the drawing
room and parlor. It violates the closet of
study the sacredness of domestic confidence,
and pays its obligations in ruin and blood.-
The case of Aaron Burr in his attempt to de-
stroy the liberties of the States and his suc-
cessful effort to blast the happiness of fam-
ilies cannot be forgotten.
The serpant can charm the bird while he
meditates his destruction.
SEPTEMBER has come, and as yet, there
has been no prevailing sickness in this or
other towns on the St. Johns. Here it is not
considered unhealthy, but we are liable every
day to rains and storms. One needs an um-
brella to keep out of the sun in the morning,
,and the shower in the evening. The clouds
become highly charged with electric fluid,
and the heavens are fairly alive with light-
ning. We have known of but one instance
of striking near this place. But the shafts
frequently take in the pine wood, further
back from the river. It is not safe to be far.
out on this river in small boats in the after-
noon at this season. There are sudden squalls
which are discoverable approaching, but
which are dangerous, even if the helmsman
can manage a boat uncommonly well. At
one moment you may glide over a splendid
smooth sea, and at the next, may discover by
the ripple at a short distance, that trouble is
0I7 MURDER.-The mail carrier between
Tampa Bay and Camp King, was barbarously
murdered on the road about two weeks since,
by a party of the Seminole Indians.' He was
shot, and scalped his bowels taken out, and
thrown into a pond. The mule was cut in
pieces, and the saddle, bridle, and mail bag-
have not been found. The savages had a
war-dance over the scalp of their victim.
A messenger was despatched to General
Clynch at Camp King, and a detachment
proceeded to the scene of the massacre.
We hope our neighbor of the St. Augustine
Herald will not contradict this statement, as.
he has all our former ones in relation to the
Seminoles. This transaction does not look
like being removed "peaceably and quietly.'"
However, we should not be surprised if he
should dispute this, and assert that no such
thing has occurred.
The following notice was furnished us as
a curiosity. The names of the parties are in-
tentionally withheld. Cupid is a clever fel-
low, but he is like a great many others, apt
to "turn his yoke," or, in other words, "be
STRIKE AMONG THE PRINTERS.-Blow and
a strike, and a blow first.-We regret to an-
nounce, that the Printers in this city have
aped the mechanics in larger places, by de-
claring that they will not work over two
hours in a day, and if the Editor and the
Printer's devil had not been unusually ac-
tive, our paper would have appeared, as Col.
Crocket would say, like a racoon's tail, "up
ARREST.-We have heard that a foreigner
was arrested and committed to the jail in St.
Augustine during the last week, for attempt-
ing to excite insurrection among the blacks
In that place, and on examination disclosed
that several persons were engaged in the plot
in Florida, with the understanding that, there
was to be a general rise in all the Southern
States. He did not state the time, or the ar-
rangements but doubtless it is a part of the
pn revealed by Murrell, which was to be
i'rT ed into effect in December next.
_..Hoh. Horace Binney.of Philadelphia has
z- eniplied with the invitation of the City Au-
thorities, and is to deliv'r aan Eulogium on
the, character of the lamented Chief Justice
Marshall. The friends of the deceased can-
not ask a more flattering tribute to the mem-
ory of a friend, than the character of those
distinguished statesmen and eloquent orators
who have been selected as his eulogists.
Col. Washington, one of the Board of U.
S. Surveying Engineers, passed through this
town on Monday last, with his corps of work-
men, on his way to Tallahassee. He has
been employed for some time in laying out.
townships in the Territory.
QUICK PASSAGE.-The steamboat Emerald,
Capt. Swartwout, made her trip.on Sunday
from New York to Albany, in ten hours and
forty-five minutes, bringing 423 passengers.
We learn with regret, that JOHN GRAY, Jr.
Esq. Post Master at St. Augustine, died at
Charleston, S. C. on the 22d ult.
Extract of a letter from a young man in
Baltimore to his brother in this place, dated
BAL MORE, August 2.
"The mob assembled again last night to
the number of about 2000, to tear Mr.
Johnson's house down; but the Troop of
Horse and the Police guarded it so that
they could not get to it. However, they
made a rush, and the Troop fired on them,
killed seven and wounded thirteen. Two
of the killed were merely spectators like
myself; one of- them, a shoe-maker, fell
within three feet of me, with seven shot in
him, nearly all in the breast. You may be
sure I started after that. The mob then
went to the house of Mr. Glenn and broke
every tling in it, demolished the house,
strewed the surniture all over the streets,
cut the beds open, and in short, every thing
that was in the house war destroyed. To
night there is a large mob assembled while
I am writing, threatening the Mayor, and
I do not know what will be the conse-
"P. S. Monday morning discloses a
scene of destruction almost indescribable.
The mob demolished five houses last night
and burnt the furniture in the streets, inclu-
ding that of the Mayor. who has resigned
his office, and the city is completely at the
mercy of the mob. The Mayor was shot
last night in the leg, by a pistol ball. The
papers are afraid to publish any thing.-
There are about 15000 assembled on the
commons while I am writing. God knows
where it will end."
NEW YORK, August 18.
A DUEL NOT EXPECTED.-Paymaster
General Towson, has announced his arri-
val in this city, and his intended stay at the
National Hotel, until the departure of the
Frigate constitution. The columns of cor-
respondence are published in the Times
and American. between Commodore Elli-
ot, and Col. Towson, from which it appears
that the0 gentleman at least is deter-
mined t t, if he can get the Commo-
dore's courage up to that honorable point.
However couragious. it may be to settle
matters by single combat, and however fa-
tal encounters of this kind often terminate,
there appears to be a prevailing sentiment,
that the Commodore would depart with his
wooden head, without the least injury be-
ing done to either. Even Police officers
do not deem it necessary to bind over the
parties to preserve the peace of the city
from being disturbed.-[Daily Advertiser.
ROBBERY AT SARATOGA.-A gentleman
from Saratoga, informs us, says the United
States Gazette, that while a wealthy gen-
tleman from the south, was standing in
front of one of the Hotels, a stranger came
up, and laying his hand gently upon the
shoulder of the gentleman, asked a civil
question in reference to i' stage which was
preparing to start from the hotel, which
was civilly answered, and the stranger
thanked him and retired.-Shotily after,
the gentleman missed his pocketbook, con-
taining $600 in cash and papers of great
value.-[N. Y. Star.'
THE PORTUGUESE PiRATEs.-Fifty-three
of the persons who arrived at Norfolk on
the 27th May, in the schr Boa Nova, from
Brassos (Cape de Verds,) and who were
arrested on the 2d Jung, and imprisoned
to await their trial for piracy, left Norfolk
under charge of the Deputy Marshall for
the Richmond district, in the steam boat
Thomas Jefferson, for Richmond. The
Court will convene on the 15th Nov. at
which Judge Barbour will preside. Pro-
bably a called Court will convene earlier.
A project is on fbot in Charleston to es-
tablish a line of steam packets between
Charleston and Havana. The Courier
states that the Dolphin, Capt. Pennoyer, is
engaged, and will leaOv Charleston for Ha-
vanna via St. Augustine, Cape Florida and
Key West, on the 10th November next.
We learn, says the Farmington Courier,
that the Hon Joseph P. Fisk, of Wrenth-
am, Mass., has been appointed by the
President, Governor of the Arkansas Ter-
Col. James C. Terrell, has, in conise-
quence of continued, ill health, resigned his
seat in Congress from Georgia.
In Savannah, on the 13th ult. of billions
fever, Mr. ALANSON NEWELL, aged 24, a na-
tive of Greenfield, (Mass.) but for the last
five years a resident of that city. Seldom
does it become necessary to record the death
of one whose virtues shone more conspicuous
than did those of Mr. N. Far from his friends
and his home-he lived'beloved and respect-
ed-and died lamented by all who knew him.
At McGirth's Creek, (St. Johns River,)
on the 28th ult. Miss MARY HOBKIRK, aged
Per brig Iko, for Boston, William Rider,
lady, and two children, Messrs. H. H. Philips
E. Rider, and Rev. Mr. Lynch.
PORT OF JACKSONVILLE......SEPTEMBER 3.
ARRIVED--31st ult. steamer Florida,
Hubbard, from Savannah.
CLEAREID-28th ult. brig Iko, Weston,
'for Boston. W
2d inst. steamer Florida, Hubbard, for St.
THE Subscriber has just returned from
New York, with a
GENER.JL ASSORTMENT OF DRY
GOODS, GROCERIES, 4yc.
And respectfully solicits the patronage of his
former friends and customers.
Jacksonville, Aug. 20. 4w31
A VALUABLE COTTON PLANTATION, pleas-
antly situated, and healthy, on the St.
Johns' river, in Duval county, Florida, four
miles above the growing town of Jackson-
ville, containing 500 acres, of which one half
(250 acres) is good planting land, in a com-
pact body, and under fence. It has a good
Dwelling House, with all the other necessary
buildings required on a Plantation. Those
who wish to purchase, can call on JOSIAH
GATES, who is on the place and will aid
them in an examination of the premises.-
They will have a view of the present crop,
and from him, or the subscriber at St. Mary's,
Georgia, may obtainthe t erms of sale.
Jacksonville, Aug. 17. 4w31
CLERK'S OFFICE-DUVAL COUNTY,
Jacksonville, August 3d, 1835, .
ALL persons having any deeds or other
instruments of writing to be recorded,
will please leave the money for recording the
same also-otherwise the deeds or other in-
struments will not be placed upon record until
the fees is paid.
Persons having papers of any kind already
recorded, will please call and pay for them,
as the work is done, and I want my pay.
ISAIAH D. HART, Clerk.
Jacksonville, Aug. 3. 29tf
R. B. GREGORY,
Attorney and Counsellor at Law..
HTAS opened an office in Jacksonville, for
Sthe practice of the Law, in the several
Courts of Duval and of the adjoining coun-
He pledges himself, that all business en-
trusted to his care, shall receive prompt and
Jacksonville, July 15, 1835. 29tf
STORE TO LET.
T HE STORE at MANDARIN re-
aL gently occupied by E. A. Co-
HEN, Esq. will be rented on fair
terms. It is a good stand for business, and
possession can be hadimmediately.
Apply to C. READ, near the premises.
Mandarin, August 3, 1835. 29tf
I WILL hold a Magistrates Court at the
Court-house in Jacksonville, on the Sec-
ond Saturday in each month, at 10 o'clock, A.
M. In my absence, any business left with
0. M. Dorman Esq. will be punctually at-
tended to. S. STREETER,
Justice of the Peace.
June 17. ; 25
W E are author ed to announce the name
of.COL. JOJVW WARREN, as a Can-
didate to represenfthe County of Duval, in
the next Legislati' Council for this Terri-
tory. May 21.
THE friends of ROBERT BIGELOW
propose him as) Candidate to represent
the County of Duval the next Legislative
Council. June 4.
"THE friends of 'MUEL EIGLES, by
his consent, announce him as a Candi-
date to represent the (Cunty of Duval, in the
next Legislative Counril for the Territory of
Florida. August 1.
M R. HENRY HAITLY announces him-
self as a Candiate to represent the
County of Duval, in the next Legislative
Council for this Territqy.
Mandarin, June 20.
TO THE CITIZENS OF DUVAL
TNDERSTANDING that reports are in
U circulation, that my appointment as
Light-house Keeper wil interfere with my
duties as representative of the County, it
elected, and that I should not (probably) get
the necessary leave of absence to attend to
Legislative duties,-1 bea to say to my old
friends, for whose past ina present confi-
dence in me, I entertain the most profound
consideration, that if again elected, I will
serve them; and every thixg in my power
shall be done for their welfare. If for the
purpose of attending the L(gislative Coun-
cil leave cannot be obtalred from the proper
authority to be absent, (wfich I do not antici-
pate) I will resign my appointment as Light-
Your fellow citizen,
RANAWN from the subscri-
*. hber, aboutvo months since,
his two nego fellows, George
aiid John. George, a South
Carolinianborn, is about 40
years old, 'the middle size,
s- s well built, he stammers so
= much that t times it is diffi-
cult to understand what hesays.
John, an African born,is about 28 years
old, middle size, stout, fat,Ind of a very black
complexion. Both jobbingarpenters. Those
two negroes are probabi lurking in the
neighborhood ofWhitesvilb, on Black Creek,
Duval County, E. F., whee they have their
wives. George at Mr. S' N Garey's and John
at Mr. Brown's.
The above reward wi; be paid by Mr.
Francis Gue, Merchant it St. Augustine-
thirty dollars on the delivery in the jail of
said city of each of said wgroes; besides the
reasonable expenses' injured to bring them
there, or on the deliveryto the person sent
to receive them at any place where they may
be secured with the proper information giv-
en, to that effect to the sad Francis Gue.
St. Augustine, July st, 1835. 2w29
SS hereby given, that tb Books for reeeiv-
ing subscriptions to the capital stock of the
" SOUTHERN LIFE INSURANCE AND
TRUST COMPAdNY," wil be opened at the
office of Thomas Douglas Esq. .in the City
of St. Augustine, on the second day of No-
vember next, at 10 o'clok, A. M. and will
be kept open from time t( time by adjourn-
ment, until the whole of he stock shall be
subscribed; not exceedingthirty days.
ROBERT RAYMOND REID,
Jpne 2d, 1835. 23
B Y An act passed by the legislative Coun-
D cil of this Territory, t its last session
and approved by the Govrnor, Feb. 14th,
1835, the Subscribers were appointed Com-
missioners to open Books mnd receive sub-
scription for the stock of a Bank to be loca-
ted in this Town, to be caled THE BANK
In pursuance of which the Subscribers
hereby give notice, that th; Books for Sub-
scription for the stock in sad Bank, will be
opened in this Town, at the Counting-Room
of Messrs. Blanchard & R~Iier, corner ot
Bay and Liberty streets, at lOo'clock, A. M.
on the fourth day of May next
W. J. IXIILLS,
ISAIAH D. IlART.
Jacksonville, E. F. April 2d, 1835.
TWO Copper Stills, nearlF new; one con-
taining two hundred gallons, with a
heater of the same capacity) the other con-
taining fifty gallons, which will be disposed
of at terms advantageous to he purchaser.
For further particulars iruire of 0. BUD-
INGTON, Esq. Whitesville, o6 at this office.
Jacksonville, May 6. 19tf
ALL persons having detiands against the
Estate of Mrs. CLEJIANTINE GAU-
TIER, dec. will present 1lihin properly attest-
ed, and all persons indebd to said Estate,
will make immediate payment to
W.B. B. ROSS.
"Jacksonville, July 25, 3335. 29tf
DR. CHARLES HOYT offers his
professional services to the inhabitants
of Jacksonville and of this section of Florida,
as a Surgeon and Physician.
Jacksonville, Jan. 29, -.835. 5tf
LIST OF LETTERS,
ISAIAH D. HART, P. M.
ON ROUTE NO. 2471.
Leave St. Marys every Wednesday, at 2 P. M.
Arrive at Pablo every Thursday, by 7 P. M.
Leave Pablo every Friday, at 6 A. M.
Arrive at St. Augustine same day, by 6 P. M.
Leave[St. Augustine every Monday at 5 A. M.
Arrive at Pablo same day by 6 P. M.
Leave Pablo every Tuesday, at 5 A. M.
Arrive at St. Marys next day by 11 A. M.
Leave'St Marys every Saturday, at 2 P. M.
Arrive at Jacksonville next day by 6 P. M.
Leave Jacksonville every Monday, at 5 A. M.
Arrive at St. Augustine same day by 6 P. M.
Leave St. Augustine every Thursday, at 5
Arrive at Jacksonville same day by 6 P. M.
Leave Jacksonville every Friday, at 5 A. M.
Arrive At St Marys next day by 1 P. M.
CROSS ROUTE-VIA ST. JOHN' S BLUFF.
Leave Pablo every Friday, at 5 A. M.
Arrive at Jacksonville same day by 12 M.
Leave Jacksonville same day, at 1 P. M.
Arrive at Pablo same day by 7 P. M.
ISAIAH D. HART, P. M.
Jacksonville July 31st. 1835.
RAIL ROAD NOTICE.
T HE undersigned Commissioners give no-
tice, that pursuant to the Act entitled
An Act to amend an Act to incorporate the
FLORIDA PENINSULA AND JACKSONVILLE RAIL
ROAD COMPANY," approved February 15,1835,
that the Books will be again opened at Jack-
sonville, at the store of I. D. Hart, Bay-street,
on the 4th day of May, and continue open
until the 1st day of August next, to receive
subscriptions for stock to carry said Rail Road
By the 8th Section of this amendatory Act,
the subscribers for stock heretofore taken,
.have a prior right to subscribe for the same
amount of Stock on the New Books.
ISAIAH D. HART,
W. J. MILLS,
JOS. B. LAjNCASTER.
Jacksonville, March 31, 1835. 14
20,000 LBS. OF BLACK MOSS
THE Subscriber will purchase the above
quantity of Black Moss, if delivered in
Savannah previous to 1st October, in large
or small quantities.
Savannah, June 17.
J. W. MORRELL.
THE subscriber will hold a Justice's Court
at the Office of 0. M. Dorman, Esq. in
Jacksonville, on the last Saturday in each
month. In my absence, any business eft
with Mr. Dorman, will be punctually attl d-
ed to. STEPHEN EDDY,
Justice of the Peace.
June 3. 23tf
ALL persons are cautioned against taking
A a Note of hand, drawn in favor of Isaiah
D. Hart, for one hundred and five dollars,
payable thirty days after date, bearing date
October eighteenth, one thousand eight hun-
dred and thirty-four, and signed by Elijah R.
Tucker and Thomas Suarez, as I intend
never to pay said Note.
Jacksonville, July 4, 1835. 2w27
WELL, now Mr. Thomma, we'll try it-
the longest stick nocks down the sim-
mons. I.D. HART.
Jacksonville, Aug. 6,1835. 29tf
LANKS of all descriptions Printed at
at this Office, at short notice.
( IAlso, Job Work in a handsome style,
and on reasonable terms.
Justice Blanks--Deeds-Bills of La-
ding-Manifests, &c. constantly for sale at
REMAINING in the Post Office at Jack-
sonville, Duval County, ion, the 30th
June 1835-and if not taken out in three
months, they will be sent to the General Post
Office as Dead Letters.
James Arnow James Z. Mattair,
Magdalean Arnow, Margaret Mattair,
Edward S. Aldrich. Arthur McClusky,
B Thomas McIntyre,
Dr.Egbut S. Barrows, William McWWhir, 2
William H. Burritt, 4 Mr. Mott.
W. J. Burritt, N
John P. Brown, William G. Newell,
Elijah Blitch, William Norton,
John F. Brown, Alen Y. Nicholl.
Samuel Blair. 0
E Russell Ormand
Stephen J. Eubank. W S. Olmsted, 4
Cornelia C. Fitzpat- James Piles,
rick., George Pindarvis,
J. B. Fisher. Mary Price,
G Henry Pa ett.
Maria Greenleaf, r
Alexander Graham. Thomas Ridgley 2
Isaiah D. Hart. 5 Mk E. Saunders,
J Lucy Shearmon,
-Robert Jones, S. Streeter,
Thomas J. Jones, April Suarez.
Elizabeth Jinkins. V
K Thomas Vermilya.
John Kimmey. W
L Andrew Welch,
Bourbon L. Lowther. George Wakeman.
AND TALLAHASSEE STAGE.
THE Public are informed that a line of
Covered Barouches will run between
Tallahassee and Jacksonville, to leave this
plaoe every Monday.
[-lForty pounds baggage will be allowed
to each passenger, and fobr any greater weight,.
one cent per pound will be charged for every
117Fare through, each way, $25.
JAMES M. HARRIS.
Jacksonville, Jan. 14. 1 3tf
JACKSONVILLE TO ST. AUGUSTINE.
T'HE Subscriber will run good Barouche
and good Horses from Jacksonville to
St. Augustine, once a week; to leave this
place every Monday 'morning, and arrive in
St. Augustine on the evening of the same day.
Returning-will leave St. Augustine on
Wednesday morning, and arrive at this place.
on the evening of the same day.
[7' Forty pounds baggage will be allowed
to each passenger, and for any greater weight,
one cent per pound will be charged for every
[IYFare each way $5.
Jacksonville, Feb. 2.
H. H. PHILIPS.
DRY GOODS, GROCERIES, &C.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
HE Subscribers keep constantly on hand,
and offer for sale, on as good terms as
they can be had at any store in Florida, the
.following articles, viz:
Broadcloths, Cassimeres, Sattinetts, and
Negro Cloths, green, red, and white Flannel,
bleached, brown, check, stripe, and plaid
Homespuns, Calicoes, Cambrics, Muslins,
Silks, Gloves, Hoisery, &c. &e.
Cooking, parlorand box Stoves, Brass and
common Fire. Setts, Lamps, and Candle
Sticks, Percussion Caps, Guns, broad and
narrow Axes, Adzes, Hatchets, Hammers,
Augers, Shovels, Door-latches, Butts and
Screws, &c. &c.
Sofas, and Couches, work, card, toilet and
dining Tables, Washstands, Looking Glas-
ses, Bedsteads, &c. &.
GROCERIES & PROVISIONS.
Coffee, Tea, loaf and brown Sugar, Bottle
Cider, Champaigne, Claret, Port, and Sherry
Wines' Spices, Soap, Lamp Oil, Tobacco,
Flour, Rice, Corn, Pilot Bread, Beef and
Pork, Codfish, Mackerel, Salt, Fish, Potaioes
Butter, and Cheese, &c. &c.
Drugs, Medicins, and Paints.-A variety
of Crockery and Glass Ware. Books and
Stationary, a large assortment of White,
Drab, and Black Hats, Caps,' Boots and
Shoes-together with a variety of -other ar-
BLANCHARD & RIDER.
Jacksonville, Jan. 1, 1835.
[tj N. B.-Cash paid for Cotton, Hides,
Horns, Tallow, Deer Skins, Furs, Beeswax,
Moss, Orange Peel, &c.
N a small family a good Wench, who un-
derstands cooking. For such an one, the
highest wages will be given, if application
is made immediately.
Inquire at this office.
July 2. 27tf
FIELD HANDS WANTED.
T WELVE Dollars a month will be paid,
monthly, for five or six good Field Hands,
and Fifteen Dollars, for Good Ploughmen.
May 14. 2w20
STODART & CURRIER,
L ITHOGRAPHERS, XYLOGRAPHIC and
COPPERPLATE PRINTERS and ENGRAVERS,
No. 1, Wall-street, New York.,
NOTICE TO TRAVELLERS.
THERE will be a" regular conveyance for
passengers once a week from St. Mary's
Geo., by Pablo to St. Augustine; toleave St.
Mary's every Wednesday,,at 2 o'clock, P. M,
and arrive at Pablo next day.
Persons, who wish to avoid a night expo-
sure on the water, will find very comfortable
accommodations at Fernandina, at Mr. A.
Dias', Fand can leave Fernandina the next
morning and arrive at Pablo the same day.-
They can leave Pablo every Friday morning
at 4 o'clock, and arrive at St. Augustine at 6,
P. M. same day; leave St. Augustine every
Sunday, and arrive at Pablo same day.
Passengers wishing to visit St. Augustine,
will be accommodated on reasonable terms.
Fare from St. Mary's by Pablo to St. Augus-
tina, $5. From St. Augustine to Pablo $3.
There is also a safe boat which will run
once a week from Pablo to Jacksonville; and
will depart and arrive so as to meet the mail
boat on its return from St. Mary's and the
stage as it arrives from St. Augustine. Fare
from Pablo to Jacksonville $2. *All fare to
be paid at Pablo. C. TAYLOR.
gIJFThe Mail boat will leave Pablo for St.
Mary's every Tuesday and return on Thurs-
day. 'The stage leaves Pablo every Friday
for St. Augustine and returns on the succee-
ding Sunday. 6m3
K. & K.
[From the National Intelligencer.]
Those of our readers who entertain a
proper contempt for every thing mercena-
ry in the commerce between the sexes, will
keenly relish the following jea d'esprit,
prompted no doubt by the late scandalous
verdict, by a New York jury, in favor of a
man who sued a female for dainages for
breach of a marriage promise:
[From the New York Evening Star.]
NOTICE TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN.
The subscriber being about to enter into
matrimonial engagements with Miss Smith
of this city, considers it-an act of prudence
due to himself; to endeavor, previous to the
finale of that interesting event, to ascertain
the amount of liability he may thereby in-
cur, as Miss Smith, from her weighty sub-
stantial attractions, has for some years past
been considered "a desirable investment
for the time and attention of speculators."
He, therefore, earnestly requests all those
rejected yoiug gentlemen, who may have
legal claims against Miss Smith for loss of
time-crushed hopes-postage and sta-
tionary-blighted affections, and all other
reasonable items and charges, which may
have arisen in the course of an unsuccess-
ful wooing, to present them forthwith for
settlement-properly attested under oath
of affirmation, when he will apply as much
balsam to their wounded feelings as one or
two thousand dollars will furnish.
All communications to the address of
the subscriber through either the Post or
Star office, will be promptly attended to,
ard considered strictly confidential. But
if any of the aforesaid gentlemen specula-
tors wish for so very enviable a notoriety,
the subscriber is so anxious to make every
reparation in his power for their irrepara-
ble loss, that he will at his own expense
publish to the world their tale of wo."
No. 3, Bachelor's Terrace', Maiden Lane.
SCANDAL-a fragment.-- "There are peo-
ple," continued the corporal, who can't
even breathe without slandering a neigh-
"You judge too severely," replied my
aunt Prudy, "no 6oe is slandered who does
not deserve it."
That may be," retorted the corporal,
"but I have heard very slight things said
The face of my aunt kindled with anger.
"IMe !" she exclaimed, "me !-slight things
said of me !-what can any body say of
*I- They say answered the corporal grave-
ly, and drawing his words to keep her in
suspense, "that-that-you are no better
than you ought to'be."
.Fury flashed from the eyes of my aunt
Who are the wretches ?"
"I hope they slander no on0 who does
not deserve it," remarked the corporal jeer-
ingly as she left the room.
The feelings of my aunt may well be
conceived. She was sensibly injured.-
True she had her foibles. She was peev
ish and fretful ; but she was rigidly mora
and virtuous. The purest ice was no
more chaste. The pope himself could no
boast more of piety. Conscious of the cor
rectness of her conduct she was wounded(
at the remark of the corporal. Why should(
her neighbors slander her ? She could no
Let my aunt be consoled. A person
who can live in this world without suffer
ing slander, must be too stupid or insig
nificant to claim attention.
CONSOLATION-While General Green
of Rhode Island, was independent of a
parties, he had a capital knack of soothin
the disappointment of beaten candidate
and on such occasions used to tell a favo
ite story, in a style of inimitable hurno
which reconciled every body to the loss
office. We can give nothing of its spir:
merely an outline. A field slave in th
South, to whom meat was a rare blessin
one day found in his trap a plump rabb
He took him out alive, held him under h
arm, patted him, and began to specula
on his qualities. "0 how fat! berry fa
the fattest I ebber did 'see !-Let see, ho
I cook him. I roast him. No, he so f
lose all le, grease. I fry him, Ah, yes, ]
so berry fat he fry himself; golly ho
fat he be! No, I won't fry him, I ste
him." The thought of the savory ste
made the negro forget himself and
spreading out the feast in hWis imagination
his arm relaxed, when off hopped the ra
bit, and squatting at a goodly distance,
eyed his late owner with great composu
The negro knew there was an end of t
matter, and summoning all his philosop
he thus addressed the rabbit shaking ]
fist at him ell the time. "You long-ear(
white-whiskered, red-eyed son of a gt
you no so berry fat arter all noder !"
[Boston Free Press
TOLERABLY ToUGH.-A man was s-
:__~ ~ hin l nl-"'fr
ANECDOTE.-A young lady was very
much in love with a young Irish officer;
but that false delicacy which prevails a-
mong the female sex, would not permit
her to disclose her passion. However, her
attentions were unremitted, and she was
lavish in compliments when, opportunity
would permit. But the officer was a deli-
cate man and unexperienced in those mat-
ters: he was therefore unconscious of her
meaning: and it remained for the young
lady either to be more explicit, or continue
in all the torture of suspense. The former
being her choice, she availed herself of a
circumstance which happened. There
were fowles and a scarcity of plates, so the
young lady taking notice of,,and resolving
to seize the presenthappy moment, turned
about, and with an expressive look, said,
" Pray, sir, lay your bones with mine." The
officer took the hint, and an eclairecissement
took place that evening.
HARD LIVING."-We have it from good
authority that there lives an old bachelor
in the city of New York, who is very rich
and keeps a store, in which he employs
two clerks. These clerk's salary he pays
by allowing them extra privileges in the
store. Hie is so darn'd close that he sleeps
in the store upon the bare counter. His
meals consist of two pennies' worth of dried
apples for breakfast, eaten dry and without
drink ; for dinner he drinks a quart of wa-
ter to swell the apples, and for supper eats
and drinks nothing the year round.
This is but little better board than the
Dutchman got, when apprentice to the tai-
loring trade, who never had any breakfast
given him, for dinner he'd get a good flog-
ging, and for supper that which was left
over from dinner, warmed over again. He
would have almost starved, had it not been
for the cabbage.
A married couple in Maine, sued mutu-
ally, a short time since for divorce. One
of the grounds on which the husband
prayed for a separation was that his wife
smoked-that she smoked day and night,
and farther that she smoked before mar-
riage, but concealed the habit from him
until after their union. The wife on her
side, put in a cross plea that her husband
chewed tobacco, and not only chewed to-
bacco, but ate onions. Causes of dissatis-
-faction so strong, added to divers others
mutually alleged and proven, were deem-
ed sufficient by the court, and the disgust-
ed couple were allowed to separate and
enjoy apart their delicate propensities.
3 [Georgia Constitutionalist.
HoME.-Let no man ever think of hap-
- piness distinct from the happiness of his
home. The gayest must have their lan-
r guid, sick, and solitary hours. The busies
must relax their labor, and there must be
some retreat for them where they may seelk
refreshment from their cares, and collect
s the spirits that disappointments so frequent
- ly depress. They who live the most fo:
the public still live for the public but in
small part; and they are apt to find the
- public service a heavy burthen which
- greater encouragement than that of ambi
d tion must furnish the strength to support.
t We learn from one of the Tennessee
- papers, that while Col. Crockett, a few day
d ago, was addressing the people in Wesley
d a pert political opponent with the view c
At confounding him, handed him a coon skii
asking him if it was good fir. The speakeI
n instead of flying into a passion, deliberate
- ly took the skin, blew it, examined it, an
r- turning to the owner, drily remarked :-
"No, sir, 'tis not good fir; my dogs would
run such a coon nor bark at a man that wa
e fool enough to carry such a skin." Th
ll poor fellow slunk away and has not bee
ig .heard of since.-[Louisville Journal.
r- A gentleman who married a lackadais
r, cal young lady, was visited soon after b
of an old friend. The lady, after enlarging i
it, an animated strain upon the pleasures
ie London, had retired for the night, whe
g, his old friend exclaimed, "Why, Jac]
it. your wife is not pensive as she used to be
is To which the other replied with a shru;
te" No, she has left that off, she is now ;
)wt IT SHOULD BE.-One Joseph Ma
)w spouse, 'in due form of law,' was induce
:w to publish the following.-' Whereas rr
Wife Irena, like Noah's dove, has return
in to my bed, and behaves as a pleasant wil
this is, therefore, to revoke mny former a
rhe ADVICE.--They who cannot swim shou
ihe be contented with wading in the shallow
hy they who can, may take to the deep water
his no matter how deep, so it be clear. B
ed, let no one dive in the mud.
un, Whenever you speak any thing, thi
well, and look narrowly what you speak
of whom you speak, and to whom y
speak, lest you bring yourself into gr,
HE Subscriberias for sale the following
articles of merchandise.
Superior quality Blankets from $4 50 to
$5 50 per pair.
A good quality Ngro cloth 37 1-2 c. pr yd.
Irish Linen from0 c to $1.00.
Best plaid Homepuns 7 yds. for $1.00,
3-4 Homespuns bleached 10c per yard,
Superior fancy stipes 18 3-4c.
Silk h'dkfs from Oc to $1 50,
4-4 unbleached shirting 13c per yard by
the piece, or 6 y'dsEor one dollar by retail,
Shirting bleache from 13c to 25c pr yd,
Fancy dress and furniture calicoes from
13c to 25c per yardiy the piece,
Sattinetts from 81-2c to $1 25 superfine,
Superfine cloth $ 50 per yard,
White and red lannels from 37 1-2c to
62 1-2c per yard,
Bed tickings fronl83-4c to 25c per yard,
Musquito nettingggood.quality $1 25 pr ps.
A good assortment of fancy belt ribbands-
shirt buttons-silk-sewing silk-ball and
spool thread-writin paper-superior do.-
ladies white hose-homr and wood combs--
silk and cotton umbellas-and a good as-
DRUGS AW. t MEDICINES.
[j'The above artbles are of the best quali-
ty, and will be soldfor a small advance, for
cash or produce.
Jacksonville, Jai 22. 4tf
CABINET FURNITURE WARE-
WAiir7'c TH COKE' T inn 100 drn-
ing in (ompanyyL tia nea iu seen a jugieri
place a ladder in open ground upon one NEVER SATISFIED.-The fire is never
end, and mount it by passing through the satisfied with wood, the ocean with rivers,
rounds and stand upon the top erect. An- death with mankind, nor a coquette with
,other, who was present, said he had no lovers.
doubt of it, as he had seen a man who had
done the same thing, but with the addition Lord Kelley had a remarkable red face.
that when he had arrived at the top, he One day Foote solicited him to look over
pulled the ladder up after him! his garden wall to ripen his melons.
DRY GOODS, GROCERIES, &b.
THE Subscriber has ci hand, and offers
for sale, on reasonable terms,the follow-
ing articles, viz -
Broadcloths, Sattinets, Negro Cloths,
white and yellow Flapnels, bleached and
brown Check, striped Ad plaid Homespuns,
Calicoes, Silks, Glow, Linens, Imported
Ginghams, Cambrics, Iilk Hdk'fs. Bomba-
zettes, Oznaburgs, Burips, &c.
HARD WARE JND CUTLERY.
Lamps, Candlestick, Guns, Axes, Adzes,
patent Augurs, Door Bolts, Knob Latches,
Butts, Screws, Brass Inobs, Hoes, Sad Irons,
Pad-Till-Chest-Tunk- Gun Closet-
Brass port pad-Kno and Mortice Locks,
Knob Latches, Powdr Flasks, Pocket Steel-
yards, Bed Keys and~crews, Chest 'Hinges,
Cork Screws, Hanj and cross cut Saws,
Knives and Forks, rittania'Plated Table
arid Tea Spoons, Irc Squares, Pocket Com-
passes, Drawing Inives, Braces, Socket
GROCERIES & PROVISIONS.
Coffee, Tea, Lod' and Brown Sugars,
Champaigne, Madeaa- Claret- Port and
Malaga Wines, Spices, N. E. Rum, Ameri-
can Gin, Holland Gia, Brandy, Soap, Tabac-
co, Flour, Corn, Rihe, Pilot Bread, Butter
Crackers, Beef, Perk, Codfish, Mackerel,
Butter, Lard, Cheese, Figs, Almonds, Rai-
sons, Apples, Hazns, Bologna Sausages,
Onions, &c. &c.
Drugs and Midicines, Paints, Crockery
and Glass Ware, Powder and Shot,, Shoes,
Boots, and a great variety of articles to nu-
merous to mention.
EARDY H. PHILIPS.
N. B.-CASH pail for Cotton, Hides, Deer
Skins, Tallow, Fus, Beeswax, Moss, Deer
Horns, &c.. n.H. H.P.
Jacksonville, Jan 15, 1835. 3tf
lf ACON STEA-MBOAT
""HE above company take this method of
.L informing the public that they have
purchased two Steamboats, the MACON
and EXCEL, which boats are to run regu-
larly between Darien and Macon, leaving
Darien once every week with two tow boats.
The steamboats will draw only 26 inches of
water with two good engines in each. The
company have been at great expense to place
this line of steamboats in the Ocmulgee, and
Altamaha and rivers,would respectfully solicit
the patronage of the public. This line will
be a great facility for merchants who wish to,
ship their goods by the way of Savannah or
Darien, to Hawkinsville and Macon or in
shipping Cotton to Savannah. Arrange-
ments have been made to forward cotton or
goods without detention between Savannah
No exertion or expense will be spared to
give the greatest despatch to goods or cotton
shipped by this line.
Agents for the above boats :
L. BALDWIN & CO. Savannah.
J. GODDARD & Co. Macon.
MITCHEL & COLLINS, Darien.
J. E. & B, DELENO, Charleston.
Dec. 1834. 1
LAND AT ST. PABLO
T HE Subscriber ,offers for sale for cash, or
prime Negroes, or good acceptances,-
the following tract of fine Live Oak ham-
mock land on St. Pablo Creek, bounded as
follows, viz :-on the West by Pablo Creek,
on the North by Winslow Foster's land, on
the East and South by lands of Cornelius
Taylor, containing two hundred and thirty-
three acres. For particulars apply to
I. D. HART, or
Jacksonville, Jan. 22. 4tf
A LL persons indebted to the subscriber,
either by Note or Book account, are re-
quested to settle the same without delay; and
no credit will be given at jny store after the
10th March. HARDY H. PHILIPS.
Jacksonville, March 3. 10tf
CASH will be paid for One Hundred Or-
ange Sticks, of various sizes, on delive-
ry at this office, immediately. March 5.
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A line directed to E. B. COX, on Sidon Sketches of distinguishedAmericans; Views
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Manager,) will bf attended to. provements; Landscape scenery-the bound-
March 12. 4wll less variety and beauty of which, in this
country, will form an unceasing source of in-
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_descriptions of the character, habits, &c. of
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is providedthat all Bonds executed by sources of the country, illustrated in a familiar
Auctioneers, shallbe forwarded by the Judge and popular manner. Company
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Territory of Florida; and thatall Auctioneers No. 47, Court Street.
shall quarterly in each year commencing on 9I' Editors of Newspapers throughout the
the 1st of January, transmit to the Treasurer United States, who will publish the foregoing
under oath, taken before some Judge, a copy Prospectus, and notice the contents of the
of all sale effectedby him, with the amount Magazine from time to time,shall be entitled
and at what time and place, and for whom to the first volume.
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are required to take notice of said law, and post paid, Ten Dollars, shall receive six
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be instituted. Judles of the County Courts opies for one year-and continued as long
are requested witJuesout delay, to forward, as the money is regularly forwarded.
properly certified aid approved, the Bonds of A liberal price will be paid for appropriate
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Treasurer of the Territory of Florida. terest. Subscriptions received at this office.
14 Dec. 25, 1834 1
ces, Statistics, Obituary notices, &c. &c. in
addition to the Tales, Legends hs, Trav-
elling, Literary, .Fugitive awlaistorical
Sketches, Biography, Poetry-I &c. nmaing sn
elegant paper fourth parlor, and for the parlor, and for lover
of polite literature, as contributions will be.
secured from some of the most popular Ame-
The work will be printed as well,and con-
tain as much reading matter as any similar
quarto paper now published in the United
States; and it can safely and truly be called
the cheapest journal of the kind.
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vance. Two dollars for six months, to be
paid in advance.
Boston, 1834. 1
JOHN A. SILLOWAY,
Real Estate and Merchandize Broker, No. 26,
Exchange-street, Boston, Mass.
W-ILL attend to the selling and buying
of Real Estate, in every part of the
United States. People desirous of emigrat-...,
ing from one part of the Union to another,
can always receive.correct information by
applying at his office. He will receive orders
for various kinds of Merchandize, delivered
at any part of the Union. Communications
addressed to him will be promptly attended
to. Ja. 1, 1835.
THE STEAM PACKET
WTILL run once a week from Savannah
to Picolata, touching at Darien, St.
Mary's, Jacksonville and Mandarin.
R. & W. KING,,
Agents at Savannah.
Freight payable by'- shippers. All slave
passengers must be cleared at the Custom-
Conveyances for St. AugiuStine, in readi-
ness at Picolata. '
July 1, 163Y5. ;' "
TO THE PUBLIC. *
HE SUBSCRIBER, having purchasd
_ The Southern Agriculturalist from its late
itor and proprietor, Mr. John D. Legare,
icits the support of the friends of Agricul-
e, and of the interests connected with it,
oughout the Southern States. He, has.
blished this work for Mr. Legare from its
mmencement, in the year 1828, and he is
us practically acquainted with the mode in
rich it should be conducted. Its publica-
n wl I be continued on the same terms and
theli me manner as heretofore with such
proe ime nts as his experience may suggest.
As the subscriber is solicitous to make this
urnal the vehicle for dissemminating useful
formation, not only with regard to estab-
bted systems of husbandry, but also experi-
ental efforts in Agriculture and Horticul-
re, he invites free and unrestricted commu-
cation from all persons occupied in these
rsuits. Let no one imagine that solitary
cts or isolated experiments are too trivial to
communicated. All systematic knowl- A
ge is but the aggregate of humble particu-
rs; and Science, in every department, is.
ought to perfection, not through the instru-
entality of a single extraordinary mind, but
the contribution of particulars by many
dividuals, and generally after the lapse of
any years, he is desirous, therefore, to have
many facts to record as can be furnished;,
d from the planter. .who is systematic in
s experimental labors, an account of his
lures as well a his successful efforts, will
acceptable. If the last are worthy of being
corded that they may be imitated, the first
would be noted in order to be shunned.
The subscriber hopes that this appeal to his
low citizens of the South, will not be in
ain. It would be a reproach to our Planters
meet the fate of the Southern Review. Of
e last it may be justly said, that it was suf-
red to fall, when it was not only rearing for
a well merited fame as a literary people,
it it was also vindicating the Southern hab-
s from the unjust aspersions which have
een so liberally bestowed upon us out of our
action of country. The "Southern Agri-
ilturalist" in some measure supplies the
ace of the Southern Review, so far as re-
ards the circumstances last alluded to. It
rves as a Register not only of methods of
usbandry, but also of facts relating to our
'stem of Slavery. The subjects of the deci-
ine, the treatment, the characters 'of our
laves, are fairly suited to its pages, and
institute topics as interesting and important
s any which can engage either our own at-
untion or the attention of those abroad, who
eel a legitimate interest in our concerns.
The subscriber begs leave, in conclusion,
o remark, that if he had not undertaken to
continue the publication of this Periodical, it,
lost probably, would have been either re-..
loved, from our city, or been suspended.
Whether it will be in his power to continue it,
'ill depend not only on the Pecuniary but
he Literary Contributions of Southern Plan-
ers. He confidently now leaves this matter
i their hands, feeling a full assurance that
here is wanting on the part of our Planters,
either the liberality nor mental energies ne-,
essary to sustain the Southern Agriculturist.
A. E. MILLER. Publisher.
Charleston, S. C. Dec. 1, 1834.
Persons desirous of subscribing can apply
o W. T. WILLIAMS, Savannah, or at this
SHE BOSTON PEARL AND LITER-
ARY GAZETTE.-Volume Fourth.
published every week, by
ISAAC C. PRAY, Jun.
The work will be published weekly, each
lumber containing eight large quarto pages
-equal to sixty duodecimo pages-of miscel-
aneous and original matter, printed on supe-
ior white paper, with perfectly new type. A
handsome title page and correct index will
be furnished, and the work at the end of the
ear, will form an excellently printed volume
f four hundred and sixteen pages, equal to
hree thousand duodecimo pages.
The volume will contain twenty-six pieces
>f music for the Piano Forte, &c. equal to
ne hundred of common sheet music, which
wouldd not be purchased separately for less
han five dollars; and the publisher is deter-
mined to procure the simple rather than the
complex and difficult.
Although the publisher places no depen-
dance whatever, in the support of it, as a lite-
*ary paper, from its engravings, yet there will
be presented occasionally, plates from copper
and wood of beautiful workmanship and fin-
ish. Already have appeared a beautifully
engraved portrait of James Fenimore Cooper,
executed on steel, and a chaste vignette title
page, engraved on copper.
Its contents will be various and spirited, as
there will be a general record of Occurren-