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Vol. 1, no. 1 (Jan. 1, 1835)-
Cf. Knauss, J.O. Territorial Fla. journalism, 1926.:
Ceased in 1838.
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Suspended for several months in 1836. Cf. McMurtrie, D.C. Beginnings of print. in Fla.
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Publishers: Lorenzo Currier, 1835-1836; Haslam & Dexter, 1836-1838; O.M. Dorman, <1838>; Weir & Richardson, 1838.
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Editors: E. Williams, 1835; D. Brown, 1838.
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Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 27 (July 2, 1835)
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Mr. Hawkins offered tq he house, as a p
substitute for said bill, a 11i) entitled, "An ii
act to amend an act, to 0)rgeaise and regu-
ate the militia of the Terribry of Florida, a
and to repeal an act pa sed st day of Feb- 5
ruary, 1832, and for other purposes" which
Was read. ti
A bill, entitled ." An actio change the a
County Seat and place of bilding the Su- h
period and County Cou te oo the county of b
Franklin, and for oth:,r purposes was a
taken from the orders p' t day, and read I
tle second time On-fi ofjat' Mr. Wood,
theruile being waived$ sau bi!l was read f
the third time and passed. Ordered that t
the title be as above stated, .
A bill, entitled "An act to authorise the
Governor of the Territory to/raise a suffi- t
cient military force for the protection and t
defence of the citizens f FFlorida against
the hostile Seminole Infiaus, and for the t
prosecution of the war against said Nation, i
and to amend the milititlaws of this Ter-
ritory," was talKen fromthe orders of the t
day, and read by the tile a second time,
when on motion of Mr. Vood, the House I
went into committee of te whole thereon: i
After some time spent therein, the commit-
tee rose, and Mr. McCaits therefrom re- t
ported a substitute for aid bill, entitled
"An act to amend an actentitled an act to
organise and regulate te Militia of the
Territory of Florida, an< to repeal an act
passed 1st day of Februty, 1832, and for
other purposes," as amended by the com-
mittee. The yeas and mntys being requir-
ed, on concurring with te report of the
committee of the whole,b, Messrs. Berthe-
lot and Dennis, were-yeis, Mr. President,
Messrs. Berthelot, Brov of Columbia,
Brown of Jackson, Kena, McCants, Mc-
Neill, Morton, Ramsay, Tber, Walker and
Wood, 17. Nays, MessrsDuval and Ma-
con, 2. And so said report is concurred
in. On motionofMr. Wod, the rule be-
ing waived for that purple, said bill was
read a second and third ime by the title,
and put on its passage-tb yeas and nays
being required on its passage by Messrs.
Macon and Duval, wereyeas, Mr. Presi-
dent, Messrs. Berthelot, Ikown of Colum-
bia, Brown of Jackson, rnnis, Hawkins,
Higginbotham, HollomaL Johnson, Ke-
nan, McCants, McNeill, kbrton, Ramsay,
Taber, Walker and Wd, 17. Nays,
Messrs. Duval and Macol,2. So said bill
is passed. Ordered that Je title be as be-
fore stated.
Mr. President read to tc House the fol.-
lowing communication:-
TALLAHASSEE, I 12th, 1836.
To the Prest. of the Leg. 6incil:- ,
Sir:-I beg through yqgto tender to the
Legislative Council, my s"ere thanks for
the honor which they dmrne, in electing
me Chief Clerk, and my isgnation of that
Capt. Jos. B. LancastI your former
Chief Clerk, having arrtd in the place
some days since, and beig prevented, by
the fate of war, from arrjiig here in time
to offer for his former ahbintment, I feel
it my duty to resign in hifavor; and I feel
no doubt, but that you ill again readily
give him the office, whii he has so long
filled with entire satisfaoon to your Hon.
Body: And your humbi servant will re-
main ready to perform ay service neces-
sary, or in aid of the busess of the pres-
ent session of your Hon. ody.
Very ispectfully,
And thereupon, on moon of Mr. Berth-
elot, that the House dolgree and accept
'said resignation. The sane was agreed to
and accepted.
The House then preceded to ballot for
a Chief Clerk, when Joeph B. Lancaster
was declared unanimouS elected.
On motion of Mr. Hav ns, Mr. Lancas-
ter took the oath of office and entered on
the duties thereof.
The House then :adjorned until 10 o'-
clock on to-morrow.
WEDNESDAY, Januaryl3.-lThe House
met pursuant to adjourrnent, a quorum1
being present, the Joural of yesterday's

proceedings was read.
Mr. Berthelot gave nace, that he will
on some future day, ask lave to introduce
a bill, to be entitled "An ait to establish an
Academy on the lands ofTohn A. Willey
of Leon county.
M. Brown of Jackson, gve notice, that
he will on a future day, asi leave to intro-
duce a bill, to be entitled "An act to more
correctly define the boundary line of Jack-
son county.
Mr. Brown of Columba, gave notice,
that he will on a future dly, ask leave to
introduce a bill, to change he mode of Ad-
ministrator's and Guardians Bonds in this
Mr. Taber gave notice, that he will on
some future day, ask leavo to introduce a
bill, to be entitled An a(t to declare the
Enconfeene a navigable steam.
Mr. Hunter asks and wishes leave at
some,future day, to introduce bill tomake


previous notice, askedpand obtained leave
introduce the following bills: A bill erin-
tled An act to establish two terms ofthe
superior Court in Columbia county."
Also, a bill entitled An act to legitimate
nd change the names of Esther, George
V. and Riley Crews'--which were seve-
lly read by the title, and ordered for a
Ocond reading on to-mo row.
Mr. Taber, pursuant to previous notice,
asked and obtained leave to introduce a
il, entitled An act to .4 -
onifene ntiver-1FaRg el 1Si-a9n--- which
as read and referred to the committee on
internal Improvements. !
Mr. President laid beforethi House, an
Essay on Practical Eductioab"-which
ad been transmitted to hin, ind which
as referred to the committee on Schools
nd Colleges, with directbns to report
hereon by bill or otherwise
Mr. Hunter, pursuant to iotce hereto-
ore given, asked and obtained leave to in-
rodueb a bill, entitled A. awt to make
permanent the County Sit4 of Hamilton
ounty"-which was read, (ndiordered to
e read a second time on toAno6row.
Also, a bill entitled An act tp amend an
ct, to prevent trespasses ant d predation
n lands within thejurisdiction fthe Ter-
itory of Florida"-which was aid, and on
notion of Mr. Blount, referre to the Ju-
iciafy committee.
Mr. Johnson gave notice, tha he will on
ome future day, ask leave to itroduce a
)ill, to be entitled "An act toamend an
ct concerning Dower," approved Nov.7th,
Mr. Duval presented the petition ofJohn
Ray, praying relief-which, onihis motion,
was referred to the Judiciary committee.
Mr. Wood offered the following resolu-
Resolved, That the committee on Schools
nd Colleges be instructed to inquire into
he state of the School-Fund of this Ter-
ritory, and what disposition ha$ been mad6
f the School Lands; and that they report
o this Council at an early dat.
Which was read--(the rulv being waiv-
8d) on his mnotionad o .,a put
on T-passag-e, aind passed.
Mr. Johnson offered resolutions in rela-
tion to extending the Executive franchise-
which were read and laid on the table un-
til to-morrow.
Mr. Berthelot from the committee on
Internal Improvements, to whom the same
was referred-Reported favorably on a
bill, entitled "An act to declare Fenehola-
way river, in Madison county, a navigable
stream"-which was again read, and or-
dered to be engrossed or a third reading
on to-morrow.
Mr. Wood, from the committee on
Banks, to whom the same had been referr-
ed, reported favorably, and without amend-.
ment, on a bill entitled "An act to ipcor-
porate the Florida Insurance and Banking
Company"-which was again read, and on
motion of Mr. Morton, made the order for
a third reading on Thursday the 21st inst.;
and fifty copies are ordered to be printed.
Mr. Hawkins, from the committee on
Enrollments-Reported as correctly en-
rolled, An act to amend an act, incorpo-
rating the Commercial Bank of Apalachi-
cola:" And An act to amend an act, en-
titled an act, to organise and regulate the
Militia of the Territory of Florida, and to
repeal an act passed 1st day of Feb., 1832,
and for other purposes"-which were sign-
ed by the President, and countersigned by
the Clerk of this House, and ordered to be
transmitted to His Excellency the Govern-
or for his approval.
Mr. Duval, from the select committee, to
whom was referred the petition of the
President of the Union Rail Road Compa-
ny,. made a report thereon-which was
read, and on motion ofMr. Blount, laid on
the table.
His Excellency the Governor transmitted
to the House the following message by
Mr. Wellford, his private Secretary:
To the Legislative Council of Florida:
A bill entitled An act to amend an act,
to incorporate a company to be called the
Lake Wimico and St. Joseph's Canal Corn-

pany, passed llth Feb., 1835," is objected
to and returned, that the following amend-
ments may be made to the 5th section of
the Enrolled bill. Insert 'is' in the third
line between the words as' and provid-
ed,' and the same word is' in the fourth
ine, between the words 'as' and therein.'
And from the words thereinprovided in
the 4th line of the same section, strike out
all to the end of the section. Likewise in
the 6th section, strike out the 12th sectia
of said act and.'
I have heretofore stated, that I could not
approve an act, which secures to incorpo-
rated companies, a right to purchase and
hold to an unlimited extent, real estate.--
The act which this is intended to amend,
does restrict and limit the freehold tenure
of the company; the present one, now
submiitted for my approval, dispenses with


TRMS--$4 pe i ; payable half yearly
in advance.-Siwt capers 12 cents.
Advertisements e'rted, and- contracts
made for yearly 4.virtising, on reasonable
terms. No advertsqnent will be inserted
unless paid for in tdlance.
All communic s by inail may be ad-
dressed to L. Cua'., Publisher of the Cou-
rier,-postage in aliases, to be paid.
S, A : FLB RIa.

tewtnansville-Joseph R. Sanchez.
Spring Grove--J. Garrison, Esq. P. M.,
Mandarin-E. A. Cohen, Esq. P. M.
St. Mary's--A. Doolittle, Esq. P. M.
Savannah-S. Philbrick, Esq.
Macan-Edmund Russell.
She stood up in the meekness of her heart
Resting on God, and held her fair young child
Upon her bosom, with its gentle eyes
Folded in sleep, as if its soul had gone
To whisper the baptismal vow in Heaven.
The prayer went up devoutly, and the lips
Of the good man glowed fervently in faith
That it would be even as he had prayed,
And the sweet child he gathered to the fold
Of Jesus.
As the holy words went on
His lips moved silently, and tears, fast tears
Stole from beneath herlashes, and upon
The forehead of the beautiful child lay soft
With the. baptismal water.
Then I thought
That to the eyes of God, that mother's tears
Would be a deeper covenant, which sin,
And the temptations of the world, and'death,
Would leave unbroken, and that she would
In the celear heawe haw..xavray rang
The prayer that pressed them from her heart
had been
In leading its young spirit up to God.
[From the Boston Pearl.],
My early days-my early days-
How sweet the memory !
Gay.phantoms fill theii sunny ways-
Light-hearted company!
Then, all the stars thai we espied,
Seemed drops of living light,
And every evening multiplied
To our enraptured sight.
And clouds that floated far above,
Seemed downy beds of rest,
For beings formed for purer love
Than flows in mortal breast.
The very fields in which we played,
The pathway that we trod,
A glorious loveliness betrayed,
A beauty sent by God.
Blest early days! ye're now no more,-
And I am growing old;
My head'is nearly silvered o'er--
My days are well nigh told.
81pw beats my pulse-my torpid breast
Feels not life's early joy;
My sleep is not that quiet rest
That blest me when a boy.
"The earth has faded to my view-
My eyes are growing dim-
And I seem dull and fettered too,
In thought as well as limb.
Yet though these sunny days have crept
So suddenly away-
Their memory still is freshly "kept,
To wake an old man's lay. D. c. c.

Here's the bower she loved so much,
And here's the tree she planted;
Here's the harp she used to touch,
Oh! how that touch enchanted !
Roses now unheeded sigh,
Where's the hand to wreath them ?
Songs around neglected lie,
Where's the lip to breathe them ?
Spring may bloom, but she we loved
Ne'ir shall feel its sweetness;
Time t. t once so fleetly moved,
Now hath lost its fleetness,
Years were days when here she stayed,
Days were moments near her;
HReaven,e'er fomPed, a brighter aid,
Nor pity wept a dearer.

Mr. Wood from the ekect committee,
appointed to receive proipls and contract
for the printing of the sent session of
the Legislative Council, e the follow--
ing REPORT '
That they have received Iroposals from
the editors of the Inieligencr and Flori-
dian, and upon comrparj-tg 9,ele bids, find
Au. W kus te-S1e the 'oIveit. They-have'
made a contract with him accordingly, at
the rates stated by him in the accompany-
ing proposals. E. J. WooD,
SAW'L. H. DuvAL,

Tallahassee, 10th Jan., 1835.
Which was read and concurred in by
the House.
A bill, entitled, "An act to amend an
act, to incorporate a company to be called
the Lake Wimico and St. Joseph's Canal
Company," passed Feb. 11th, 1835-was
taken up from the orders of the day and
read a second time by the title, when, on
motion of Mr. Wood, the House went into
committee of the whole thereon; after
some time spent therein, the committee
arose; and Mr. Duval therefrom reported
said bill to the House without amendment.
,The rule being waived for that purpose,
said bill was read a third' time by its title,
and passed. Ordered that the title be as
before stated.
A bill, entitled An act to incorporate
the City of St. Joseph, was taken up from
the orders of the day, and read a second
time; and on motion of Mr. Blount, (the
rule being waived) was read a third time
by its title and passed. Ordered that the
title be as before stated.
Mr. Blount moved that the House now
adjourn until to-morrow 10 o'clock. The
veas and nays being required on said mo-
tion by Messrs. Duval and Morton, were
yeas, Mr. President, Messrs. Berthelot,
Blount, Brown, of Columbia, Brown of
Jackson, Hawkins, Higginbotham, John-
son, Ramsay, Taber, a nker, nd Woad,
13-Nays, Messrs. Dennis, Duval, Hunter,
Kenan, Macon, McNeil, and Morton, 8.-
So the House stands adjourned until to-
morrow at 10 o'clock.
'TUESDAY, January 12.-The House met
pursuant to adjournment, a qorum being
present, the Journal ofyesterd-y's proceed-
ings was read.
Mr. McNeill, pursuant to notice hereto-
,fore given, asked and obtained leave to in-
troduce a bill, entitled "An acito alter and
change the time of holding the County
Court of Madison county"-which was
read and ordered to a second reading on
Mr. McNeill gave notice, thit he will on
some future day, introduce a t)ill, entitled
An act to repeal a part of the 5th section
of an act, entitled an act, entitled an act to
make permanent the County Seat of Mad-
ison county, and for other purposes."
Mr. Brown of Columbia, ave notice,
that he will on some future diy, ask leave
to introduce a bill, to legitimate and change
the names of Esther Crews, George W.
Crews, and Riley Crews. ,
Also a bill, to besentitled An act to es-
tablish terms of the Superior ,ourt in the
county of Columbia.
Mr. Wood gave notice, tbsat he will on
some future day, introduce a bill, entitled
An act to repeal an act, passed Feb. 1835,
entitled an act to incorporate the Union
Rail Road Company." I%
Mr. Brown of Jackson, gave notice, that
he will on some future dayjntroduce a bill,
entitled An act autorising the sale of the
real estate of Thomas Goq, deceased.
Mr. Wood from the committee on Banks,
to whom the same had been referred-re-
ported without amendment, a bill entitled,
"An act to amend an dat, incorporating
the Commercial Bank ofApalachicola;-
,which was read the second time, and or-
dered to be engrossed fora third reading
on to-morrow.
Mr. Duval fNom the select committee, to
whom the subject had been referred-re-
ported a bill, entitled, AN act to author-
ise the Governor of the Territory to raise a
sufficient military force for the protection
and defence of the citizens of Florida
against the hostile Seminole Indians, and
for the prosecution of the war against said
Nation, and to amend the Militia laws of
this Territory," which wds read, and on
motion of Mr. Wood, placed among the or-
ders of the day f6r a second reading on to-
day. The yeas and nays being called on
;said motion by Messrs. Betthelot and Du-
val, were yeas, Mr. President, Messrs. Du-
val,:Hawkins, Higginbotham, Kenan, Ma-
scon, Morton, Ramsay, Taber, and Wood,
10.--Nays, Messrs. Berthelat, Brown of
Columbia, Brown of Jackson, Dennis, Hol-

roeman, Johnson, McCants, McNeill, and
Walker, 9.

permanent the site of the public buildings pr
n the county of Hamilton, to
Also a bill to repeal in part, and amendal tit
n act to prevent trespasses, passed Feb. St
th 1835.
Mr, McNeill, pursuant to previous no- an
ice, asked and obtained leave to introduce W
bill, entitled "An act to declare Feneho. ra
away rivetrin Madison county, a naviga- se
Jle stream-which was read by the title,
nd referred b the committee on Internal as
mprovements.v \-ij
Mr, Morton,i pumsrn-tlfi,- o hereto c
ore given, asked and obtahed leave to in- w
reduce a bill, entitled "1A act to incor- If
porate the Florida Insurane and Banking
Company: which was first ead by the title, "
and on his motion, referredcto the commit- h,
tee on Banks. w
On motion of Mr. Denni, Messrs. Ber- ai
helot and Macon, are addd to the corn- th
mittee on Banks.
Mr. Duval offered the flowing resolu- f
ion:- tr
Resolved, That so mud of His Excel- p
lency's Message as relates a the existence c
of Abolition associations it several of the b
States at the North, and tothe dissemina-
tion by them ofincendiarypublications, in a(
the form of Tracts among tie slaves at the o
South, be referred to a sect committee, ri
with instructions to report;o the Legisla- n
tive Council on the subjectiby bill or oth- d
Which was read, and orihis motion, the s(
rule being waived, was pu on its passage b
and adopted. Messrs. Duml, Morton, Me- a
Cants and Hawkins, wer, appointed on 1
said committee.
Mr. Hawkins from the committee on IR
Enrollments-Reported a correctly en-
rolled: "An act to amencan act entitled
an act to incorporate a company to be call- t
ed the Lake Wimico and ft. Joseph's Ca-
nal Company," passed Feb 11th, 1835. a
t An act to change the county $eat and t
place of holding the Supirior and County r
Courts of the county of franklin and for o
other purposes." t
And a Resolution in ration to a Light
House on the Southern DtrmAity of Cape 4
St. Blas, anmd t; other purposes-whiehe-<
were severally signed by the President of
the Council-countersigned by the Clerk, t
and ordered to be transmitted to His Ex-
cellency the Governor. t
A bill, entitled "An act to alter and
change the time of holding the County
court of Madison county," was again read,
and ordered to be engrossed for a third
reading on to-morrow.
A bill, entitled "An act incorporating
the Commercial Bank of Apalachicola,"
was read a third time and passed. Order-
ed that the title be as above stated.
His Excellency the Governor transmit-
ted to the House, the following Executive
I nominate Sgars Bryan for Judge of the
County Court of Jackson county, and He-
zekiah R. Wood as Judge of the County
Court of Franklin county.
(Signed) JOHN H. EATON.
The House went into secret session
thereon, and consented to, and advised the
nominations therein contained-when the
door was again opened.
The House then adjourned until to-mor-
row at 11 o'clock.
THURSDAY, January 14.-lThe House
met pursuant to adjournment, a quoruml
being present, the Journal of yesterday's
proceedings was read.
Mr. Berthelot, pursuant to previous no-
tice asked and obtained leave to introduce
a bill, entitled "An act to alter and amend
the 4th section of an act passed 10th Feb.
1832, entitled an act to prevent the future
migration of free negroes and mulattoes to
this Territory, and for other purposes"-
which was read and ordered to be read a
second time on to-morrow.
Also a bill, entitled An act to establish
an Academy on the lands of John A. Wil-
ley of Leon county"-which was read and
ordered for its second reading on to-mor-

Mr. McCants, without previous notice,
(the rule being for that purpose waived)
asked and obtained leave to introduce a
bill, entitled "An act to authorise the Gov-
ernor of the Territory of Florida, to raise
Volunteers for the defence of the Fron-
tier"-whicl#%vas read by the title, and or-
dered to be read a second time on to-mor-
row, and fifty copies are ordered to be
printed. ,,
Mr. Brown of Jackson, pursuant to pre-
vious notice, asked and obtained leave to
introduce a bill,' entitled An act authoris-
ing the sale of the real estate of Thomas
Goff, deceased"-which was read and or-
dered for a second reading on to-morrow.
Mr. Brown of Columbia, gave notice,
that he will on some future day, ask leave
to introduce a bill to legitimate and change
the name of George W. Carter, of Madi-
son county, to that of George W. Bradley.
Mr. Brown of Columbia, pursuant to


The courier.


Col. WHITEm our Delebate in Congress
has been busily engaged obtaining appro-
priations for meeting th expenses and los.
ses occasioned by the Se inole war. In ad-
dition to the appropriate. of $130,000 made
near the commencement 6f last month, an
appropriation of five hundred thousand dollars
was made for the same purpose on the 27th
ult. Mr. Camberling iiahis remarks upon
the bill, said, "it was ,f red that even this
additional sum would fl inisufficient"-a
statement, which those, wao know the coun-
try, will perceive must Ie true.. Congress
has acted promptlyon h6 subject. It has
been so tardy in meeti, their claims of in-
dividuals in the Territ(or that many feared
it would be equally so ii the present case-
It will afford them please to perceive that
their fears have not heei realized.
By the politeness of'(Ipt. Wells, of the
schooner Elizabeth, wehave been furnished
with New York papers February IsE. They
contain a notice of -tA al- nXr orfolk. of
the British .brig-of-wiar, Pantaloon, bridging
despatches to the British Charge de Aaes
at Washington. It is said, that these despatch,
,es instruct the Charge de Affaires to offer the
mediation of England in the settlement of
our difficulties, with France. It is said that
this preferred mediation has been accepted.
on the part of France, and, we doubt not, if
will be by our Government. This will give
a new aspect to our relations with that coun-
try, and an amicable arrangement will be ef-
fected with our ancient ally-an arrange-
ment so much to be desired, if it can be ob-
tained with honor to ourselves, and without
casting our dignity and independence as a
nation, at the footstool 'of the French King.
We learn from the Tallahassee Floridian
of the 30th ultimo, that" Twelve friendly In-
dians arrived yesterday from Tampa-they
will act as guides to the expedition which
will march in a few days from this place.-
They state that the loss of the Seminoles at
thebattle of the Withlacooche, was one hun-
dred and four killed. Among whom was
Oseeola or Powell; who, they say, received
two wounds, and died two days after the ac-
tion. The reported death of Powell is not
generally credited by our citizens."
The New York Star of the 23d ult. says :-
"Col. Eannin who distinguished himself in
j~as nffn' ^-phaitanncheo, vious. ^ war~
here in the Wm. Gibbons, and has proceed-
ed on to New-Haven. He states that he sel-
dom witnessed a hotteraction for the time.-
The Indians firing with small rifle ball, did
much less damage than our musketry, as both
parties were neir together. Every one of
the six regulars tilled was shot through the
Since our last we have heard nothing
more of the movenents of the Indians. They
seem to be either preparing to make an at-
tack upon Tampa Bay, or they are concen-
trating themselves for a desperate struggle
with the whites. If OseoM" is with'them,
we doubt not they Wrill fight bravely and glo-
John Q. Adams made a very severe attack
upon the Senate, and Mr. Webster in partic-
ular, in a speech delivered in the House of
Representatives, a short time since. During
the course of his philipick, there was a scene
of greater confusion and disorder than has
been witnessed before, since the institution of
the Government. In replying, many gen-
tlemen were also severe upon Mr. Adams.-
His course for a few years past, has been one,
which every honorable minded man must
look upon with regret, if not with scorn. '

On Monday a detachment from Fort War-
ren, calledthe Black Creek Rangers," were
a~t Eiala~taer--Ms^.J+.sA-* ,y^> ^"^iar-ee hist
evening from Black Creek, says that said de-
tachment having returned before he left
Whitesville, reported that no Indian signs
had been discovered.
On Sunday last one company of United
States troops arrived at Picolata, also another
arrived on Tuesday evening. They came
via. St. Augustine.

The Boston Transcript states on the au-
thority of a gentleman residing in Purchase
street, that three distinct shocks of an earth-
quake were felt in that city at 3 o'clock on
the morning of the 25th ult. Similar shocks
were felt in various parts of the city.
The population of the State of New York,
by a recent census, is found to be-2,174,617.
Males, 1,102658; Females, 1,071,859; Male
aliens, 82,319; Paupers, 6,821; Persons of co-
lor not taxed, 42,836; Do taxed, 1,200
A meeting took place at the Court-house,
Mobile, on the 13th ult. for the adoption of
measures to relieve the inhabitants of Florida
from the incursions of the Seminole savages.

his wholesome provision. It is according-1 In the chain of events, it is proper that I
y returned,*; that in this particular, it may'i should mention that three Tallassee In-
again be open to the consideration ofthee dians came in on the evening of the 22d,
Council. JOHN H. EATON. and caused great excitement in Itolase O'-
January 14th,1836. Mathla's camp. They brought a talk of
And thereupon, on motion of Mr. Wood, nicanopas of a pacific or neutral character,
the House agreed to reconsider the bill br they affected it; but I believe not dis-
therein named, and returned in committee iinctly, until after I had made them pris-
of the whole. The House went into corn- mners, while in full council with O'Math-
mittee thereon, and after some time, rose, h's warriors; which step I considered irm-
when Mr. BI unt therefrom, reported said 1,erative, if they were spies, and as much
bill to the House amended as suggested in so if they were charged with any proposi-
said message--which report was concurred tons likely to detach the Chiefs from the
in by the House. On motion of Mr. Wood, treaty, or indeed, by an act of self-devotion,
(the rule was waived) said bill was read a to take the scalps of O'Mathla, Black Dirt,
second and third time by its title, and pass- and Big Warrior, faithful chiefs, who have
' ed. Ordered that the title be as above stat- been hunted in this way since the scalping
ed. of Charles O'Mathla. In a council with
Also, the following:- O'Mathla that night, Major Dade express-
EXECUTIVE OFFICE, ed every confidence in Indian character,
January 14th, 1836. and particularly upon the salutary minflu-
To the Lv ence of.Abraham upon Micanqopy. On re-
To the Legislative Council:- flection, I detained two of the imprisoned
I respectfully suggest ,to the Legislative Tallassee as hostages, and sent the young-
Council, the propriety of authorising by est and best runner with letters to Gen.
law, a inoa06 of the Executive Staff. It Clinch au(ae'horpson, via Inicanopa,
hes been found necessary to despatch the as I could do ni better, and.of course thro'
Adjutant Gereral to Augusta, to procure Abraham's Lanis.
arms. On receiving them here, he will These letters of course, involved many
need assistant. The Quarter Master too, details; but numbers and other facts, to
will require persons to assist him with his guard against reachery, were stated in
duties. Alav givingto the,Executive au- French. The !unner returned two days
thority to in rease and enlarge the Staff beyond his time with a message from Abra-
appointments ats he may conceive to be ham and Brolon Sticks, stating that my
necessary, my conduce much to the ben- talk was good and that I might expect
efit of the service. him on the 30tl. This was freely render-
JOHN H. EATON. ed, that he wood be at the attack fixed for
Which vas read, and on motion of Mr. Christmas weix. A negro, his intimate,
Hawkins, :efirred to the Militia commit- named Harry, controls the Pea Creek band
tee. I of about a hundred warriors, forty miles
A bill titledd "An act to alter and south-east of i, who have done most of
change th( time of holding the County the mischief, ad keep. this post constantly
Court of Madison county"-was taken observed, and communicate with the Mick-
from the orders of the day-read a third asukians at Withlacoochee, by means of
time and pissed. Ordered that the title be powerful bandit of Eufollahs and Alafiers,
as above stated. under Little Clud and Alligator. In trac-
The House then adjourned until 4 o'clock ing Major Dadds movements, I have every
this evening. reason to belie" that he made on the 26th,
six miles; 27th to Big Withlacoochee; on
Major BEttON'S official report of the dis- the fifth day, (2th,) to the battle ground,
astrous defeat of the detachment of the sixty-five miles
United states troops, under the gallant Here it may |e proper to state that Maj.
Major DDE, of the 5th Regiment of In- Mountford's command was ready to move
fantry, which occurred on the 28th De- on the 26th, bit the transport, ,in which
comber. was a company of the 2d artillery under
The detachment consisted ofMaj. Dade's Lieut. Grayson unfortunately entered the
company of Infantry, Capt. Frazier's com- wrong bay and got into shoal water, and
pany ofthei3d regiment of artillery, and was not seen, o0 certainly heard of, till the
Capt. Gardier's company of the 2d artille- morning of thd28th Dec., when, by send-
ry, being 60miles on the line of march from ing a party witt a flag as a signal, Lieut.
Tampa Bay.towards Fort King, to form a G. was put in possession of instructions,
junction witlIGenernl Clinch, on the With- and landed hiscompany at a point four
Jacoochee. This action occurred, it seems, miles west of us,on the,east side of Tampa
threAdays-4fpr.,taattl where General Bay, (proper} an.joined at sunset that ev-
Clinch commanded, of which we have al- ening; his transpoirt- did not get round to
ready given an account, land his baggage till the 30th; so long an
FORT BROOKE, Florida Jan. 1, 1836. interval, as to put all hope ofa junction o4t
r -I e r t of the question, and Major Mountford's
Sir:-Ihad the honor to advise you' otn baggage was unladed.
the 16th December, via Pensacola, of the Now it becomes my melancholy duty to
course of events here, to that date. The proceed to the catastrophe of this fated
schooner Motto arrived on Dec. 21st, from band, an elite of energy, patriotism, milita-
Key West, with Brevet Major Dade and ry skill, and constant courage. On the
his company, (A) infantry, 39 strong, with 29th', in the afternoon, a man of my com-
a small supply of musket .ball catridges, af- pany, John Thomas, and temporarily trans-
ter looking in at several points between the ferreY to C company, second artillery,
Key and this place. Being thus reinforc- came in, and yesterday Pr. Ransom Clark
ed, I hesitated no longer to put Gardiner's of same company, with four wounds, very
company (C) 2d artillery, and Frazier's severe, and stated that an action took place
company (B) 3d infantry, in motion for on the 28th, commencing about 10 o'clock,
Fort King, pursuant to Gen. Clinch's or- in which every officer fell, and nearly eve-
ders, which movement had been ordered ry man. The command edntrenched every
on the 16th, and suspended the same day, night, and about four miles from the halt
on account of intelligence I had received were attacked, and received at least fifteen
of the force of the Mickasukies, and their rounds before an Indian was seen. Major
strong position near the forks of the With- Dade and his horse were were both killed
Macoochee. I despatched the pubc schr. on the first onset, and the interpreter, "Lou-
Motto on the 23d with Lieut. Duncan, 2d s." Lieut. Mudge, third artillery, received
artillery, to Key West, for a battery of two his mortal wound the first fire, and after-
12 pounders, and such other stores as could wards received several other wounds.-
be serviceable, and at 6 o'clock on the 24th, Lieut. Bassenger, third artillery, was not
the companies, Gardmer's and Frazier's wounded till after the second attack; and
made fifty bayonets each, by petails from the latter part of that he was wounded sev-
these companies remaining here, and with eral times before he was tomahawked.-
one of the two 6 pounders of'this post, with Captain Gardiner, second artillery, was not
four oxen 1 had ordered to be purchased, wounded until the second attack, and at
one light wagon, and ten days' provisions, the last part of it. Mr. Bassenger, after
were put in march. Capt. Gardiner was killed, remarked, "1

The first halt of this command was at am the only officer left, and boys we will
Little Hillsboro' river, 7 miles from this do the best we can." Lieut. Keayes, third
post, the bridge of which I had reconnoi- artillery, had both arms broken the first
tered by Indians of O'Mathla's band the shot; was unable to act, and was tomahawk-
day befo. rom fliisI heard from MFa- edlihlatterpart ofthe second attack by a
jor Dade, pressing me to forward the six- negro. Lieut. Henderson had his left arm
pounder by all means, it having been left broken the fist fire, and, after that, with a
from the failure of the team 4 miles out.- musket fired at least thirty or forty shot.-,
I accordingly ordered the purchase of three Dr; Gatlin was not killed until after the
horses and harness, and it joined the co- second attack, nor was he wounded ; he
lumn at 9 that night. On the night of the placed himself behind the breastwork, and,
24th I heard that the transport, with Major with two double-barrelled guns, said "he
Mountford and company, long and anxious- had four barrels for them." Capt. Frazier
ly expected, was in the bay. I sent, aq one fell early in the action with the advanced
o'clock, a letter to him (received at day- guard, as a man of his company, (B third
light) by an Indian express, urging him on. artillery) who came in this morning wound-
He landed with his strong company on the ed, reports.
95th, about noon, and informed me that On the attack, they were in column of
Legate's company, under Lieut. GraysonI route, and after receiving a h- vy fire from
nearly full, must be near at hand. Of this the unseen enemy, they tihen rose up in
Major Dade was informed by a most gal4 such a swaranthat the ground, covered, as
plant volunteer-Jewell, C company, 2d a.- was thought, by lightdnfantry extension,
tillery, who had left the detachment with showed the Indiaris betweefi the files.-
the news of the burning of Big Hillsboito' Muskets were clubbed, knives and bayo-
Bridge, near which Major D. had halted nets used, and parties cnched. In the
the second day, 25th. I also informed him second attack, our own men's muskets,
that I was using every exertion to push on from the dead and wounded, were used
about 13000 ratiqons on packhorses, with against them; ,a cross fire cut down a suc-
what ammunition could bespared. A du- cession of artillerists at the fence, from
plicate of this was sent next day b a which forty-nine rounds were fired; the
young Indian, who became lame and cold gun carriages were burnt, and the guns
not overtake the column, and returned with sunk in a pond; a war dance was held on
his letters. Pr. JewelH joined Major Dade the ground; many negroes were in the
about 11 o'clock on the night of the 25th. field, but no scalps were taken by the In-

dians, but the ntgroes, with hellish cruelty,
pierced the throats of all, whose loud cries
and groans shoved the power of life to be
Vet strong. ,Tie survivors were preserved
by imitating deeh, excepting Thomas, who
was partly stifled, and bought his life for
six dollars, and n his enemy recognized an
Indian whose axe he had helved a few
days before at his post. About one hun-
dred Indians Vere well mthounted, naked,
and painted. The last man who came iii
brought a note from Captain Frazier, ad-
dressed to Maor Mountford, which was
fastened in a cleft stick, and stuck in a
creek, dated, 6 is supposed, on the 27th,
stating that thiy were beset every night
and pushing ol.
With regardto the affairs of this post, I
have to state tlat the schooner Motto, tho'
daily expected has not yet arrived. The
defences havebeen entirely abandoned-
and we are anxiously awaiting the arrival of
ordnance & otnancb stores. The garrison
is healthy, anc I have caused to embark on
board the retuu traplsport to New Orleans
several famiWie'r-i&-widow- and orphans
by the fatal Jattle of Withlacoochee.-
These are recomhtended to the kindness
of the commanding officers, and I have or-
dered the disbursemnent to be covered by
the Quarternraster's Department. The ves-
sels engaged for tie emigrating Indians to
rendezvous here in the 15th inst., have in
part arrived, (four) and a schr. from New
Orleans with provisions, making in all, five.
We have had no'pommunication with the
Florida head-quasers on any subject con-
nected with the public service here for
near four weeks.I On this day the distri-
bution of provisiqis under the treaty com-
mences. Underin existing order I have
so far considered myself an Indian agent
as to authorize thiissues, and to take meas-
ures for the secuty of the deposit of pro-
visions, by districting them in the trans-
ports now anchobd in the bay. This ar-
rangement-I camtt'report as comp-ete, but
hope to succeed v"hout additional expense.
To land thes( provisions at this post,
where already'so much public property is
irremediably 'exised, to conflagration in
the event of an attack, and not protected
by a successful fence of the place, would
ensure its destruction, and perhaps crush
all hopes of emigration. These proceed-
ings will, Itrust e approved by the See-
retary of ;Var.
In conclusion I beg leave to remark,
that such are th4[ndian combinations, that
it is not considered practicable to force or
keep open a mmunication with Fort
King, with less an a well appointed and
instructed foreef one thousand men.-
Three out of' fr bridges are destroyed,
and two ford very difficult, and the
country may 'gierally be described as a
series ofambu de and defiles.
I have the hNor to be, very respectful-
ly, your obediet servant, I
Cap 3d Artillery Company.
To the Adjust General U. S. A. Wash-
We are glad find (says the Charleston
Courier of the inst.) that the intercourse
with New Orns, Mobile, &c. through
the Creek Nat', has not as yet been in-
terrupted, as pIers from both those places
were received 1t evening. Indeed,it ap-
pears from the allowing, copied from the
Augusta Consfjtionalist, of the 2d inst.,
that the Indiai'n that portion of the Na-
tion through wbh the mail passes, evinced
a very'pacific position, and were much
alarmed at the arlike preparations on the
part of the whrs.
Although rnch alarm and confusion,
prevailed in Cambus last Tuesday and
Wednesday, in.onsequence of rumors of
hostile movements on the part of the Creek
Indians, no readanger to the city of Col-
umbus existed that time, as was after-
wards ascertainl. A party of armed In-
dians, twenty oithirty in number, has in-
deed crossed th river, but for what object
no one knew. he whites watched them,
and finally cam pon them near the river,
when a skirmish ensued, in which two of

our countrymeil were killed, and one
wounded. The consequence of this affair
was the immediate organization of the mi-
litia of Coluhmbj and the neighborhood,
which it is belied, should remove all ap-
prehension for th inhabitants of that place.
The Indians williot have the temerity to
attack a city defended by a thousand brave
Americans, well armed and full of zeal.-
The spirit of our countrymen in that re-
gion, is roused, aid it is their enemies that
are in danger, ad not themselves.
It was rumoed, in Columbus, that the
Creeks proper, yere very friendly, but that
the Uchees an4 Hitchetees were hostile,
and that the forber- had offered to march
against the latte, if it was desired by the
whites, and artr were given to them, for
that purpose. This rumor may be true;
but it will be bst to let the Creeks alone,
and to subdue tie Uchees without their as-
sistance. Armsshould be given to no In-
dian, however friendly he may appear to be.
"Besides the above information commu-
nicated by ourtriend from Columbus, he
learned from tr ellers who had just passed
through the Crkek nation, that the Indians
were generally pacific and extremely a-
larmed at the hostile attitude assumed by
the whites, andithat it was rumored those
friendly Indians were willing to go down
the river and punish the few disorderly In-
dians, who had caused the excitement."


Brevet Major G4neral Scott has been or-
dered to take comfiand of all the forces to be
sent to Florida, anI is now on his way here.
He left Augusta fr Milledgeville the same
day that the Richdond Blues l1ftfor Florida.
He will sobn be hre with the drafted Mili-
tia of Carolina aid Georgia. Twenty-one
companies of regulars are' placed under his
command. With this force, we doubt riot,
General Scott wil soon make the deluded
Seminoles repeattheir opposition and wide-
ly extended deTaitations. Gen. Scott is ac-
companied by MaYor Van Buren, a son of the
Vice President.
The Governnent has taken the most ac-
tive and efficient m asures to terminate this
blood-thirsty war. While the Indians were
extending 'their raves around us unresist-
ed, while fear by day, andt agony by night,
were taking possession of the stoutest hearts
amorg us, many, unmindful that the heads
of we Government were ignorant of the
scenes of desolation and misery, which were
daily increasing around us, began to complain
of them as tardy in coming to our assistance.
We believed that the Government would 'act
with promptitude and energy as soon as ap-
prised of our situation.
It would seem by an article in the Globe,
that precautionary measures for eiourdefnce,
were taken by the General Government be-
fore they were demanded.
It thus closes an article upon this subject:
"Never since the settlement ofthe country
has a greater force been organized in propor-
tion to the probable amount of an enemy, and
in every instance the arrangements of the
Government have kept ahead of the informa-
tion received here."

Yesterday morning the Augusta volunteers,
composed of the Richmond Blues, and the
Ricomond Hussars as infantry, and the Glynn
and Camden volunteers, commenced their
march from camp, on the west side of the
river, opposite Picolata, to the head. quarters
of Gen. Clinch.
They were impatient of delay at Picolata,
and set out on their march with alacrity and
in good spirits. Under their guard is a train
of baggage wagons, conveying provisions and
stores to Gen. Clincn. ...-
Just before 'he march yesterday morning-,
one of the sentinels (Mr. Pemberton,) on the,

farthest output, discovered an Indiani.


came in and reported what he had seen, to
Capt. Roberton, who immediately with a
small detachment, scoured the hammock
where the Inian made his appearance to the
sentinel. Nf farther discovery was made.
This fellow fas undoubtedly a spy; and the
circumstance of his being there, renders it
not improbable that the volunteers will have
an opportunity to prove their courage, and
test their skill in fighting Indians, before they
reach Lang jyne.
The most cheering intelligence is now re-
ceived from very quarter. Volunteers, mi-
litia, and regulars are coming to our protec-
tion, and toienforce the stipulations of the
treaty made for the removal of the Seminoles.
The Florida arrived at the wharf Monday
evening lastbringing the Richmond Hussars,
another company of volunteers from Augusta,
Georgia, undcr the command of Capt. SAM-
UEL BONEs. The spirited and philanthropic
movements ol Augusta, demand from us the
highest commendation, and have created a
debt of gratitude which we can never dujly
repay. J3utAhgusta, with its heroes, will
long be remembered.
The Florida also had on board a company
of volunteers fro Darien, under $he com-
mand of Capt. F. BRYAN. The citizens of
Darien were amoag the foremost to feel and
to act in the cause of their suffering fellow
citizens. Many vill receive the gratitude of
suffering hearts, which, though no opportu-
nity occur of expressing it, will be long felt.
A most unfortunate affair took place at
Camp Lang Syne, on the 31st ult. Colonel
Parish shot one cf his Lieutenants, a son of
the late C. H. Ward of Tallahassee. Lieut.
Ward was a student at West-Point and had
obtained a furlough to visit his friends after
the death of his father. He had been at
home only a few days, when he volunteered
his services to go against the Indians. We
forbear to remark upon the attendant circum-
stances, until they shall have been fully de-
veloped. Col. Parish and his men have re-
turned home. -
The Middle district of Florida, will, in a
short time, have 4x hundred men under arms
engaged in the Seminole war. A number
fully equal to one-third of the effective men.
in it.




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$100 REWA !!
OST in the town of Jack nville, on the
21st ult. a Russet Pockebook, contain-
ing ONE THOUSAND DOLLARSr there about,
whoever will return the sarr, or give such
information that it may be recovered, shall
receive the above reward, o ten per cent.
for the amount received.
Attorney for Ms. PARKER.
Jacksonville, Feb. 2. 50

-ROM the Subscriber on ie night of the
22d ult. a Negro fellow y tlhe name of
PETER, about 5 feet, 6 or 8fnches high,-
well made, and when spoken t'always smiles.
He stole a roan poney from rb on the night
of his departure, and has beei seen on him
making his way to the Crek Nation, as a
servant of Col. JamesGadsde.
A suitable reward will be id for his ap-
prehension and delivery to n, at my place,
n Jefferson County, with m|n poney, or for
depositing him in some safe l,
Ouhohsee Topala, Jan. 24. 4w50

SIX Weeks after date, I wIl apply to the
Hon. the Judge of the Ounty Court of
Alachua County, forletters administration
Dn the Estates of CONST.dJNINE SMITH,
HITZLER, late of said Count, deceased.
January 21, 1836. i 6w48



EMAINING in the Post Office at Jack-.
sonville, Duval County, on the 1st
day of January, 1836-and if not taken out
in three months, they will be sent to the Gen-
eral Post Office as dead Letters.,

i& The undersigned respectfuNly an-
|B ounces to the Public, that he in-
10 tmds opening, early in October, the
Hotel knfwn as PICOLATA HOUSE. The build-
ing having been greatly enlarged, will com-
fortably accommodate a numetousn company,
the Rooans will be well furnished and the
Table rrlhly supplied with the. best fare the
Picolita is situated on the St. Johns river,
forty nles above Jacksonville, and eighteen
miles Vest of St. Augustine;!with a stage
Communication, requiring only a ride of three
hours. -The climate is remarkably mild and
balmy and being exempt from the humidity
of the sea atmosphere, has proved' highly
banefiial to invalids laboring under pulmo-
nary affections.
A Steamboat running weekly between this
place and Savannah, wilf afford every desira-
ble facility for communication between the
two places.
With these advantages, the undersigned
hopes by his unremitted personal attention,
to render'entire satisfaction to all who may
favor him with their patronage.
Picolata, E. F. Sept. 12, 8W38


8th-Steamer Florida, Hebbard, frn Sa-
vannah. '
9th-Schr. Elizabeth, Wells, from NYork,
with U. States stores.
Schr. March, Doane, from Chaleston,
with U. States stores.
10th-Schr. George & Mary, Wi)y, for
llth-Steamer Florida, Hebbard, or Sa-
Schr. Saluda, Helme, up at N. k for
this port on the 30th ult.
Schr. Wabash, Dobson, and schr. jarles
A. Keeler, Gager, up at N. York for t. Au-
gustine, on the 30th ult.

Chester Bisbee
James Bucklae
John P. Brown
William Brani
Colt & Bouros
William H. Ca
Jane Ann Clar
T. F. Clarke.
Wm. S. Donal
Doctor P. Dow
Philip J. Dell.
Samuel Eagle,
S. J. Eubank.
L. & G. Flemi
Charles E. Flii
Archibald Grah
John Goss,
Britton George
Doctor E. Guil
John G. Guilb
D. S; Gardiner
Isaiah D.Hart,
Isaac Hendrick
James M. Harr
James R. House

e, 2 Zeph. Kingsley, 2
nd, John Kimme.
2, L
ng. Joseph B. Lancaster.
on, William J. Mills, 2
%role, 3 William McKay, 2.
rke, Ann Mangham, 2
John McLean.
dson, Francis Piles, 2
riner, Thomas, Penney,
Betty Pritchard,
M. K. Pinckston.
Thomas Rigley,
William B. oss.
Ing, S
nn. 2 EdwardH. Sams,
h Mary E. Saunders,
ham, \ohn Q. Smith.'
'0 I T. ,
B, 2 Rieliwed Tr*rAid,
lauden John G. Ty er,
ert, Lewis Thifgn.
r. .w i
John Warrer,
8 Charles Willby,
ks, 3 Timothy Wishtman,
ris, J. H. Wood,,
ston. Theophilus Wood.

d :, hd 1836. POSTSCRIPT.
.'Xeatition More Indian4 deredations and grat loss f
o DEA Slmrn -ltk of Wproperty.
froma sundrlhabl ', We delay ou paper, to give intelligence
desruch on property brought b yhe mail from St. Aigustine,
te Territorby the In aE valuable and etensive plantations
me to preseitheir case to overn-- pu1tine, have been undered
relt. I hav ear b.-.--, :a
a e f ave r bthe Ina . The 1 of pro-
ev 04 otm~aany, othertcfions of the'"Ib jues,3 NVehdh dtos
S andnding it imile to writstWehad tose
S schland aI of them, I ite yea this place, would be oavedroom uin, bu it seems
Ae ^.1-AdreQst that youliP -blish it th re lr .dy swept away by th consum-
led `J thd "1 Ire and ea.
-The followng is a postc of rt to
\ .an be no doubhat Congrem a Editorfis operatedd St. ustine,
ample vri 'forthe indem- ._ ir Ed h i s n a,- .
Bt s"tif all whose pr rty has been February 0 tM18'i.
ttroye he Indians. before the ap- 4N B. 7 lock, P. .-ew has just
'plication is e toCon however, it arrived i Town, that all the p.ntations
s indispensa at some satisfactory in- South-to wit: Bulow' Col. Will ms' and
formation be obt d as t the amount of H adez's, are burned. Mr. Bu-
property destroyed, ha take the proper Gen. Hradez'sr are 1 burned. Mr. Bu.
measures to obtain this.hation1 and at low's blxldiggs, it is suposed, -we* burned
an early day bring the su before Con- on Sunday'fast, as a vey great smote was
gress, and shall spare n6 ex ions to obtain seen in th t direction The ethers were
the passage ofra law poiiamle and bre
tepassae e ofalaw vidig ample and burned thiomorning just day #ght." Thus
Speedy re it ll-le-valble-property th tih
this unexpected war, that upomn the t South is d destroyed, and~he next attempt of

receipt ofintelligence of hostilities, I called the Indials will be upothis place."
upon the Secretary of War, who promptly In addidio to the abo, we learn that Col.
took suck measures as he supposed would Dummetls extensive gar establishment,
at once repress and crash them. The na- gas also leqn burned.
ture and extent of these measures I have ,
already informed you of. It now appears, Thp editor of the tew Orleans True
that the force the Indians have been able American, hi publishina letter from Vera
to bring in the field, is greater than was Cruz, of thf 25th ult. !which it is stated
supposed, and in consequence of the dis- that preparations are Iking to march a
astrous and distressing intelligence recently large force against the lonists of Texas,
received, other and more decisive measures accompanies it with the~llowing remarks:
have been adopted. Notwithstanding the (onists have in the
I had last night a conference with the most heroic manner c ured every fort
Secretary of War and General Scott, on within the limits ofTex and driven eve-
this subject; in which it was determined ry hostile soldier beyond er bounds, yet
that General Scott should proceed to the hdr situation is far from ling safe and se-
seat of war and take the command. He cure. In fact-for the tth should not be,
will set out to-day/and carries with him disguised-their present editionn is truly
full authority to-call upon the Governors ot critical and wpll calculate to arouse the
South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama, for sympathies and call forth a of every
an ample force. Means have been sent to friend of liberty throughout orld,what-
Georgia, to purchase horses to mount a ever be their nation or theclihe.
corps of dragoons, ordered from the State The people of Texas ar iiout an or-
of New York. Provisions have been or- ganized army-without ais-without
tdered from New Orleans to Tampa Bay, munitions of war, and are ta ened by an
and the necessary arms and munitions of invasion of an army ofl0,00nin, with the
war of every description, placed at his com- despoySanta Anna at their y, who has
mand. His orders are to assemble an am- declared that he will extelnate them,
pie force and commence operations with- drive them from the count, or make
out a moment's delay, and to sweep the them bow beneath the rod military des-
Territory from one end to, the other, and potism.
not to stop until the savages are annihilated .h
or reduced to unconditional subminission.- FALSE RuMOR,-The last 1 ral Uion
Nor will the operations cease, until every says, The report in circulatiO few days
Indian is removed from the Territory. ago, that one of the waggonmeat by the
,It aff6'll great piire~~aretsay .tt .GoArnor, with supplies of ,gn am_
..nsi il m u n it on s fo r th e so u th w s o u t e
much sensibility is felt by the Executive m, o the southwest )counties
Departments, at the great and wanton des- had been taken by indiansovs to be
traction of life and property in Flor in rin false; the waggonner after vejng his
this war, and that every disposition exists, load to the proper officer haig nce re-
to make every possible reparation for the turned to Milledgeville. Onf h horses
losses sustained, and to provide ample se- was killed in the night; byhon is not
culity for the future. These dispositions known.-[Georgian.
will, I am very sure, be seconded by Con-
gress, and no time shall be lost in pressing BOSTO0 AND WORCESTERLIL IOAD.-
the subject upon their consideration. 1 The receipts on this road ring the six
I am your most oedient months ending 31 Dec. lanclhding, a
JOS. M. WHIE small balance of profits ohand were
To L. CURRIER, Esq. $95,441,13. The expenses; evary kind
and description, including a imate ofthe
We are sorry to learn that the friends have deterioration of cars &c, ve $41,168,96
yet heard no tidings from Mr. EDW. GOULD, a^ net pr to;t A divi-"
dend of 4 per cent for the lalf year has
son of Judge Gould, and brother of the Edi- been declared,
tor of the Florida Herald. He was .engaged
in the battle at Dunn-Lawton. During the The Cupola of the layi Richmond
retreat he swam towards Pelican Island and Acdey building, in Augu took fire on
r. h s t r eic the afternoon of the 1st iq but the fire
it was feared he was drowned or massacred was got under, -by great epions on the
by the Indians. There is a possibility that part of the citizens, withoutpnmunisating
his life has been spared, and we sincerely to the building, after destrqg the top of
hope that he is still alive, and that'he will the cupola, and burning mi of the lower
soon be restored to his afflicted friends and par of it.-[Charleston Cof
mourning relations. Mr. Whitmarsh of the tn of North-
[r In another column will be found the ampton, Mass., who went trance last fall
to acquaint himself more ticularly with
ocal rportt e various branches of th ilk business,
the horrid massacre of the two Companies of has concluded also to visit ,Iy n the pro-
U. States Troops uade~r Major Dade, oh the section of his plans, and ere robablv

28th Dec. It will be read with interest, more is to be learned than en in Frane.

Of The following isa list of Officers UjThe indisposition oftEditor prevents i
anT-mer, 01^ t, ~iea nov t John us from giving our usual qilty of" Edito-
David Mongin, stationed on the St. Johns rial" this week.
river, for the protection of property, trans- [ IMPARTIALIS" eamolate for this
portation of troops and stores, anid for land week's insertion.
excursions on the river. .
J. F. SEGVR, Lieut. CommandantI. DEAT
T. J. WALSH, Ensign. Irn St. Auigustine, on th st ult., DoMIN-
P. M. Box, Lieut. o Artillery. Go MARTINELLY, eldest sornfrs. Geronima
Tautin, aged about 20 years was one of the
J. WAL, Surgeon. unfortunate but gallant voters, who, un- I
B. tiERBE, 2d Sergeant. der Major Putnam, marchfor the protec- (
J. W. NEVITT, 3d do. tion of Tomoko and Mosto. In the en-
E. W. VTT,3d do,.. gagement at Dunn-Lawtoxie received the s
GEORGE BETTS, 1st Corporal, wound which caused his tth. His death
Jaor H. WEBB, 2nd do. is a loss not only to his kied, but it will
J. WILLIAsoN, 4th ,do be deeply lamented by all o knew him.- i
J. 4th ^His disposition and mann were such, as d
PrUVATES.--B. Cole, Xi. Cohen, J. M. insured him the friendshipall his acquain-
'rews, H. Carter, S. Dawson, E. Fields, tknce. Early deprived oteir father, his
J. ,. Grayson, A. 5 Lathrop, D. N. Lane, asters and brothers were king to him for
'*. ..DeMirando, J. G.'Pringle, R. E. protection and support. Bs death a chasm
Sheran, A. O. Segur, W. Thompson, T has been opened in their actions, not soon
Wylly, G. Waters, J. Warner, G. Wood-, to close. In their bereavent and afflic-
bridlge, C. J. ZittroWer. tion, it will be a consolation know that his
George, Crai. Bu t lem. death was produced in defence of his
er rg, B man. i country and their homes. o
Capt W. P. Boten is expected in the in St. Augustine, on 8th ult., ANN,
Steam Packet Florida, with a further de- wife of Capt. K. B. Gibb nd daughter of
tachmn o join his company. Gen. Joseph M. Hernan aged about 21
t t joinn h c payyears.

THE Sloop Northern Libey, Ro-
a binson, master, now ,n fi it rate
order for sea, will saHiJtw above
port on or about the 14th-inst. 0f ight or
charter, apply to the Master, onboara, or at
this Office.


-<- "ACHEONVIrLE -v--

T HE Public are informed that a ine of
Covered Barouches will run between
Tallahassee and Jacksonville, to lea e this
plaoe every Monday.
,:!tForty pounds baggage will'be allowed
to each passenger, and for any greater eight,
one cent per pdund will be charged fo every
ten miles.
UFare through, each way, $25.
Jacksonville, Jan. 14. 3t I

IS hereby given,that I shall, sixweeks after
date, apply to the presiding Justice, of
Alachua County, for letters of administration
on the estate of ER.08STUS ROGRS8, late of
said County, deceased.
Micanopy, Jan. 15,1836,. 6W50


Having chosen a permanent location at
Jacksonville, Duval County,,
Oj DR. ALDRICH may be found at Mr. I.
D. Hart's, and will be ready at alt hours to
attend to calls.
Dec. 16, 1835. 42tf

HE undersized, officers, whi served in
the campaign against the Sminole In-
dians and whr are still in the field giving all
the aid in their power to their cdntry, hav-
ing seen with regret a statement some of
the papers that a part of this RAiment de-
serted from the field at Withlac)chee dur-
ing the action, take this opportuny of saying
that this statement is untrue, ancequest the
public to suspend any opinion oghe subject
until the official report of Gener Clinch is
seen, when if credit is not gi*h to those
who merit it, a correct account rill be pub-,
lished which will be supported y affidavits
of all the officers and men present in the
JOHN WARREN, Col. 4tR. F. M.
W. J. MILLS, Lt. Cd
J. G. COOPER, major .


THE Subscriber will run a good Bar uche
and good Horses from Jacksonvij|e to
St. Augustine, once a week; to leavo this
place every Monday morning, and arnree in
St. Augustine on the evening of the sam6 day.
Returning--will leave St. Augustiae on
Wednesday morning, and arrive at thisplace
on the evening of the same day.
[E Forty pounds baggage will be allowed
to each passenger, and for any greater #eight,
one cent per pound will be charged for every
ten miles,
iy Fare each way $5.__

SIX weeks after date, I shall apily to the
SCounty Court of Alachua 6unty for
letters of administration on the estate of
ER/dSTUS ROGERS, deceasedd'
Jan. 28, 1836. 49w6

A LL persons indebted to, and having de-
Smands against the Estate of ELISHd
WHIDDEN, deceased, are requested to pre-
sent the same immediately, properly authen-
ticated, for settlement. ,
Jacksonvillfe, Ja-ni-.r, .;S36. "'48tf"

F ROM this command the fdwing per-,
sons.-Ten dollars reward ill be paid
for the apprehension of each oftham, and
their delivery to the Commhandin Officers at
either of the posts of Fort Eato Fort War-
-Ten, Fort Mills, at Jacaksovan iI'2t. Julis
Bluff. 0j
Stephen Fernandez, William Sa ers, Thos.
Starratt, Francis Roux, Isaac I ate, Wm.
Wingate, Joel Wingate, Wq. ?. sell, Geo.
Turner, Oliver Wood, Francis R rd, Manl.
Mott, Ephraim Harrison, Demetri alas, John
Ennis, Charles Wilds, J. P. B-lk John D.
Ray, W. L. Norton, John Villalo Thos. C.
Elliott, Frederick White, T. H. Lley, L. H.
Jackson, Joseph Chesley, Edwin peck.
Col. 4th B t. F. M. -
Jacksonville, Feb. 2, 1836. I 50


Jacksonville, Feb. 2.

S hereby given to all persons, that the
Commanding Officers of the different
Guard Stations, have strict orders to arrest
and detain under guard, all slaves and free
colored persons found at large, except in
the actual service and in company with
their owner or overseer.
Persons are therefore requested to gov-
ern themselves accordingly.
Col. 4th Regt. F. M.
Jacksonville, Dec. 8, 1885.

ALL persons having claims against the
11estate of the late JOHN F. BROWN de
ceased, and all persons indebted to said es
tate, are requested to present their claims and
make payment of their debts, to F. J. Jub-
soN of St. Marys, Geo. or J. G. BROWN ot
New Orleans, Executors.
F. J. JUDSON, Executor.
Dec. 3d, 1835. 41tf

I shall make application to the next Coun-
ty Court of Columbia county, (which will
be held on the first Monday in April next)
for a division of the cattle of dBEL G. LO-
PER, late of said county deceased; all per-
sons having claims against said cattle will
render in their accounts on or before that
Dec. 4, 1835. 3m42

T HREE valuable tracts of tton Land,
situated as follows :-Oni n Sawpit
Creek, known by the name of wpit Plan-
tation, containing 350 acres. other tract
situated on Jolly's Bluff, oppos ithe city of
St. Mary's, containing 150 acr. Also, an-
other tract, distant about thr miles from
Jolly's Bluff, commonly called wlel's tract,
containing 550 acres.
These tracts of land have d11ing houses
on them, also, out buildings for e crops, &c.
all of which will be sold on re able terms.
YFor conditions apply to either the subscri-
Jacksonville, Feb. 1, 1836. 3m50

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 wint my pay.
Jacksonville, Aug. 3. 29tf

IX Weeks from date, I shall apply to the
Hon. the Judge of the County Court of
Duval County, for letters of administration
on the estate of FRdNCTS F.dULK, late of
said County, deceased.
January 7, 1836. 6w46

. I

No. 1, Wall street, New York.

T HE Co-partnership heretofore existing
Sunder the name of L. CERmRI & Co' has
been dissolved by the deal of ELIJAH WIL.-
LIAMS. All persons having demands against
the said firm, are requested to present the
same; and all persons indebted to said firm,
to make payment to the subscriber, who is
authorised to receive the same.

HE Subscriber has just received a com-
plete assortment of English and West
India Goods, and Groceries, which are offered
for sale at the lowest prices.,

J1. SLV. l.


Picolata, Nov. 10.

November 10, 1835.

WO Copper Stills, nearly new; one con.
training 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 the purchaser.
For further particulars inquire of O. Bun-
INTON, Esq. Whitesville, or at this office.
Jacksonville, May 6. 19tf

ALL persons having demands against the
TIER, dec. will present them properly attest-
ed, and all persons indebted to said Estate,
will make immediate payment to
Jacksonville, July 25, 1835. 29tf

T HE Subscriber will, purchase the above
quantity of Black Moss, if delivered in
Savannah previous to. 1st October, in large
or small quantities. .

attorneyy and Counsellor at Law.
AS opened an office in Jacksonville, for
Sthe practice of the Law, in the several
Courts of Duval and of the adjoining coun-
ties. .
,e pledges himself, that all business en-
trusted to his care, shall receive prompt aand
diligent attention.
Jacksonville, July 15,1835. 29tf'


Savannah, June 17.

LANKS of all descriptions Printed at
at this Office, at short notice.
g7Also, Job Work in a handsome style,
and on reasonable tevms.
Justice Blanks-Deeds-Bills of La-
-ding-Manifests, &c. constantly for sale at
this office. '


AT this Office, an apprentice to the Print-
ing business, fifteen or sixteen years old,
of good moral character and industrious ba-
its, tb such an one liberal encouragement will
be offered. ov. 19.



HT above company take this method of
iiforming the public that they have
purchased two Steamboats, the MACON
and EICEL, which boats are to run regu-
larly between Darien and Macon, leaving
Darien)nmee every week with two tow boats.
The stamboats will draw only 26 inches of
-water "th two good engines in each. The
company have been at great expense to place
this lin of steamboats in the Ocmulgee and
Altamaia and rivers,would respectfully solicit
the patio age of the public. This line will
be a gret facility for merchants who wish to
ship their goods by the way of Savannah or
Dariento Hawkinsville and Macon or in
shippin- Cotton to Savannah. Arrange-
ments lve been made to forward cotton or
goods (thout detention between Savannah
and Da(en.
No e~rtion or expense will be spared to
give th(greatest despatch to goods or cotton
shippedby this line.
Agents for the above boats:
L. 13ALDWIN & CO. Savannah.
J. ODImRD & Co. Macon.
J. E. &B. DELENO, Charleston.
Dec.1834. 1


recorded that they may be imitated, the first
should be noted in order to be shunned.
The subscriber hopes that this appeal to his
fellow citizens of the South, will not be in
vain. It would be a reproach to our Planters
to meet the fate of the Southern Review. Of
the last it may be justly said, that it was suf-
fered to fall, when it was not only rearing for
us a well merited fame as a literary people,
but it was also vindicating the Southern, hab-
its from the unjust aspersions which have
been so liberally bestowed upon us out of our,
section of country. The Southern Agri-
culturalist" in some measure supplies the
place of the Southern Review, so far as re-
gards the circumstances last alluded to. If
serves as a Register not only of methods of
Husbandry, but also of facts relating to our
system of Slavery., The subjects of the deci-
pline, the treatment, the characters of our
Slaves, are fairly suited to its pages, and
constitute topics as interesting and important
as any which can engage either our own at-
tention or the attention of those abroad, who
feel a legitimate interest in"our concerns.
Th-esi-m h =7e .....- o- Pr- cmusibn,
to remark, that if he had not undertaken to
continue the publication of this Periodical, it,
most probably, would have been either re-
moved from our city, or been suspended.
Whetherit willbe in his power to continue it,
will depend not only on the Pecuniary but
the Literary Contributions of Southern Plan
ters. He confidently now leaves this matter
in their hands, feeling a full assurance that
there is wanting on the part of our Planters,
neither the liberality nor mental energies ne-
cespary to sustain the Southern Agricuhurist.
A. E. MILLER, Prubtisher.
Charleston, S. C. Dec. 1,1834.
Persons desirous of subscribing can apply
t W. T. WILLIAMS, Savannah, or at this
office. 8

^ -Published eo E.--VQleo Four. 1
A fa, .we e kby ---,4
... .I The wk> C.1/ Y,
"" nu r c rnet be e.d
DAPT. HEBBARD. -qual to sixtduodecimog parq Xs.!a .
IIl rurr once a week ovre wausand oinal matterl d? cel
M ti Picolata, thing at Darien, St. handsome i pa ea rfectnew type. A
Mary s, # aksonvile. be furrhe d d wor ain adex will
S W. KING, year, will -.,d en of..e -th
e B A gents at Savannah. of four huadr n i."''m e
,Freigh payable by shippers Allkslave three thoe- v.- oA to
p~sengeps must be-cleared_.-'t eT U- .--W, : ..
House. onaee, 0 "1conta tw
Conveitees for St. Augustine tradi- o. o sce t an e to
he s s a t t.c o la ta r e a o l m e o m n ..4 n he e t r m~ i d e c a /
July 1,1835. couldnot be riasaed separatev.-or leia d
han ve dollars; and the publish .. s deter-w,
T SUNDAY MiRlNt ------'---- mined to proci.e the simple re'r than tlhe .
SUNAY M RNING N TWS; complex and diceult .
HE sunday Mortug News has Bow been Although theublisher'aes no depen-
-obefe the pubc for upwardsof three ~rCewhatevei n the r port of it, as alite-
months, nd if any criterion ca4 b drawn. ry paper, froaits eravings, yet there will
from the number ofts patrons aid ubscrib-n be presented oa sisa ly, plates from copper
u-cro-and wood of bet~ti'lblworkmanship and fin- :
ers, it las met witle, flattering ccpptance, ish. Already vofbe eu worked a beautifully in-
and the principles ihas been glided byi e Areadoy are o appeared a beautifully
its maiagemient, lve been apiroled and enxraved portr t o mefias Fenimore Cooper,
sanctioned. As a cpsequence ofitsincreas executed on stel,4 a chaste vignette title
e4 c i xc u lati on its v e rtisin g f rn o av f p a e e if -,l -o iL o p p e r I
eonUP Jud 1ne r a iV U aM' t! rrlbus and spffi~ted, as
come toward in largnumbers ; anu'asit may there will be a'general record Of c, ..
now be considered irly afloat, anriingon cee t( aOge ral record of Ocren ^
nowbe onsdeedily flatandriing on ces, Statistics, O~bituary notices, &c.&"c. in ;
the tide of public fhrit affords aiadmra addition to te Tales, Legends, Essa Tra
ble vehicle for theisemination osIs selling Literary, Fugitive and historical J
telligence as those gaged in bsiiewish Sketches, Biography, Poetry, &c. making an
tom to eir elegant paper forth parlor,and for the 'lover
The number of ers supplied to casual of polite literature, as contributions will be
The umbr o l~rs sppld t caualsecured from some, of the most popular Ame-
enquirers, in additfto the regular suscri- rican authors. he most opular Ame-
bers, on Sundays, very great, and isicon- The Work will be printed as well and
^ t~nS S~f e ~ i~ofThe11 workwill be printed as well, and con,
stantly increasing ; hich is another prdo fth d, cn
popular approbatignd a sign afthe ff tain as much readig matter as any similar
popular approbatioland a sign drthe atirac- quarto paper n~ow u~ihdi ntd
tive character offigeneral aindmiscelle- States; and it can safely and truly be called
ouUs ont fents.cumtace hethe cheapesthjournal of the kind, ca
Under these fMo rable ciriumdtances wthe TFR _s-Three dollars per annum, as tie
Sunday Morning &S will proceed with -e- paper is firmly established--to be paid in id-
doubled confident and energy, inh laborig vance. Two dollars for six months O ad-be
to gratify the cuisity and taste cf thp pub- id d s be
lie, in all the vaous items of intelligence Boon ,a1an4e.
which form the ple of a weeklyjournal.- oston, 4. -
The man of biess will be sumre to find TO THfE PUBLIC.
therein the mospecent and correct informa- rE S R hvn
tion upon theatH of the foreign and domes- HE SUBSCRIBER, having purchased
tion upon theist of the foreign and domnes- JlThe Southern.Agriculturalist from its late :
tic markets, theprrent of business, the arri Editoher andproprietor, Mr. John D. alist from its late
val of vess stnd every thing connected
with mercati affairs; the politician will solicits the support of the friends of Agricul-
meet with afr ful abstract of the moe- ture, and of the interests connected with it,
ments of pari with legislative proceedings tprghot the Southern States. He has
here, togethPith details of the political published this work for Mr. Legare from its
operations ore continent of Europe and commencement, in the year 1828, and he is
every other ter of the globe: the lover of thus practically acquainted with the mode in
varied and dsified reading will find the which it should be conducted. Its publica-
means of graing his appetite as copiously tion will be continued on the same terms and
mu?Se~ g~i~lg hispp~~ee ~dC ie~~~o n the same manner as heretofore, with such
supplied as sible; while the admirers of improvements as hias exheretofore withma such
literature we sure to discover something improvements as his experience may suggest.
to suit theiistes, in the choicest extr t the subscriber is solicitous to make this
from natieid foreign periodicest extracts Journal the vehicle for dissemminating useful
frthe contrivds of popular and approved information, not only with regard to estab
writers. Tne preserved throughout, will e systems of husbandry, but also experi-
be that upulous morality, so that th mental efforts in Agriculture and Horticul-
mosbet fastios shall have nothito tha obect the tAre, he invites free and unrestricted comm-
to on this-and the wish of nhe -. e t no one imagrie that eselar
tor, as it en and will continue to be his facts or isolated experiments are too trivial to
duty as val s his desire, shall be to unite be communicated. All systematic knowl-
in its cohnin well arranged and digested edge is but The aggregate of humble particu-
order, allt.4s sound and elegant in litera- lars ; and Sciene, in every de partmetcu
ture, amnsi4n art, instructive in the scien- brou ght to perfection, not through the instru-
ces, and aesary for a correct appreciation mentality of a sinle extraordinary mindut
of passing elts. me ntaliy of9asingle extraordinary mind, but
I cby the contribution of particulars by many
The pomuly how enjoyed by this journal, individuals, and generally after the lapse of
will be the guarantee for a careful adhe- many years, ae is desirous, therefore, to have
rence to hepansby which it was acquired; as many facts, to record as can be furnished;
and the ptr~ge hitherto extended towards and from the planter, who is systematic in
it, the nosyttering encouragement to a his experimental labors, an account of his
perseveraic< the same course, failures as well a his successful efforts, will
New Yarkugust 16. be acceptable. If the last are worthy of being

neighbor and solicited a donation for a
public object; he replied, "I approve of
the object, and would assist you, but you
know I have a family, and charity begins
at home."
I called on a second; he replied that
such as were able ought to be liberal, and
that he had every disposition to aid me;
but he added, "I have stronger claims
upon me which I am bound to regard,-
those of my children."
A public charity demanded that a mes-
senger should be sent from the city to a
remote country. A person was selected
whose talents were well adapted to the
mission, he replied, "that nothing would
give him more pleasure, but it was abso-
lutely impossible on account of his fami-
ly." He was excused,
Two merchants, partners in business,
failed. At a meeting of the creditors, it
was resolved, that one should be forthwith
released; but the other because he was a
bachelor,might yet, as was his duty, go to
work and pay a still greater dividend.
An insurance office was about to ap-
point a secretary. There were, as usual,
twenty applicants. In the discussion of
the boarc of directors, the talents of many
were set 'orth-when a member rose and
said that he one whom he should propose
was a man of moderate capacity, but that
he was a poor man with a family. He
succeeded and holds the office still.
A mercantile friend wished me to pro-
cure a person to fill a responsible station.
A gentleman came who seemed well fitted
for the office. I asked -him how much
salary he expected. He replied, smiling,
"I am a married man," which I understood
to be fifteen hundred dollars per annum.
He has the place. No bachelor would have
over a thousand.
Two cri:ninals were tried for forgery at
the old Bailey and were condemned to
death. The King pardoned the one who
was married, on account of his wife and
children. The other paid the forfeit of his
life, being a bachelor.
In short, would ou avoid troubles of
many kinds, ,excite sympathy, procure
office, or escaue-punishment, you have on-
ly to be married.
NEW YEAR'S ANECDOTE.-A little girl
was despatched by her mother one New
Year's day to wish a Grocer a "Happy
New Year," with directions to tell him
that she would "take the gift in molasses."
Accordingly she took a Jug and went to
the store and did her errand as follows:-
" Marm told me to come and wish you a
happy new year, and here's a Jug to put it
in."-[Dedham Adv.

"Ah, what is friendship but a nme, I
A charm that lulls to sleep,
A shade that follows wealth and fame,
And leaves the wretch to weep."
There is something in the fate of the
friendless Orphan that calls loudly for the
sympathy of the benevolent. Ah! who
can contemplate without feelings cf the
deepest regret, the situation of the poor
female who has been deprived, b5 the
stroke of death, of those to whom she
looked for protection and support, and who
has been thrown destitute upon the world,
to bear the contumely of the proud, and
the scorn of the rich,-with no friends to
cheer her in the hour of trial,-no father
to' protect her, from the insults of the un-
feeling,-nor mother to watch over her in
the hour of sickness!
Whose heart js so devoid of sernsibility,
as not to feel for the situation of her, whose
sufferings have rendered her weary of life,
and wlose unfortunate circumstances are
fast bringing her to the dark and silent
tomb ?-The time has been, when happi-
ness attended her,-when she had a pa-
rental -oof to shelter her,-a mother to
love her,-and a father to guard her, but
alas! those days have departed, those joys
have glded away, never, never, to return.
It may be that she is languishing on a bed
of sickness, suffering the agony of pain,
deprived of medical attendance; or it
may te that she has fallen a victim to the
snares of villainy-betrayed, deserted, lost
-her inward peace of mind destroyed,
with a broken heart, caused by the "inhu-,
inanity of man." It may be that she finds
relief to a "rooted sorrow" in placing her
hopes of happiness in a world to come.
Pool and unbefriended Orphan! lonely
and unhappy female! Although the rich
may mock your poverty, the proud treat
you with contempt, the artful villain wound
your feelings, yet there is a Being, who
will guard you with a parental care, a
Father to the fatherless" who will in the
end place you in a home where sorrow will
no longer mar your felicity, and where
pain will no more attend you. O yes,
there is a nome-rorTe rigmneotrs-eternaT
in the heavens," when their pilgrimage
through this valley of tears shall have been
ended-when "their dust shall return unto
the earth as it was, and their spirits ascend
unto God who gave them."

Without friends, what is man ? A soli-

A GREA' BARGAIN is offered, in the
sale oft New Sugar Mill, from West
Point Foundy; diameter of Centre Roller,
two feet twatnd a half inches, and two outer
ones, one fot ten and one-fourth inches-
with Iron cTs, points, &c, as also a set of
Kettles fronthe noted Foundry in Scotland,
known by npe of the Carran Foundry, war-
ranted and pFof, as malleable Iron. The ca-
pacity of tb gallons, andproportioned, or graduated to
sixty gallorii being four to the set; all of
which, with oolers, Vats, and a Cistern to
contain thirty hogsheads of Syrup, will be
disposed of,I applied for shortly, for at least
twenty-five r cent below cost.
A line diicted to E. B. COX, on Sidon
Plantation, IcIntosh County, Georgia, (as
Manager,) v41 be attended to.
March 12, 4wll

Y An acbassed by the Legislative Coun-
cil oftls Territory, at its last session
and approve, by the Governor, Feb. 14th,
1835, the Suscribers were appointed Com-
missioners t(open Books and receive sub-
scription for ie stock of a Bank to be loca-
ted in this 3wn, to be called THE B.JNK
In pursuape of which the Subscribers
hereby giveiotice, that the Books for Sub-
scription forhe stock in said Bank, will be
opened in-.A Town, at the Counting-Room
of Messrs. lanchard & Rider, corner ot
Bay and Li rty streets, at 10 o'clock, A. M.
on thie four day of May next.
Jacksonvi, E. F. April 2di 1835.

Talla ssee, March 8th, 1835. 3
BY an acj assed 21st November, 1829, it
is proved that all Bonds executed by
Auctioneersiall be forwarded by the Judge
of the Coun Court to the Treasurer of the
Territory of'orida; and thatall Auctioneers
shall quarter in each year commencing on
the 1st of Ja ary, transmit to the Treasurer
under oath, ten before some Judge, a copy
of all sale e ted by him, with the amount
and at what te and place, and for whom
the same wasniade. Now, all. Auctioneers
are required take notice of said law, and
conform to it, c suits upon their Bonds must
be instituted. Judges of the County Courts
are requeste'4vithout delay, to forward,
droperly certiffl and approved, the Bonds of
Auctioneers idheir possession.
Treasurerif the Territory of Florida.

tary oak, upon a sterling rock, symmetrical
indeed in its form, beautifully and exqui-
sitely finished, outrivaling the most lauded
perfection of art in gracefulness and gran-
deur, but over which decay has shaken her
black wing, and left its leaves blighted-
its limbs contract as they dry-its roots
rottenness-and its bloom death-a scathed
lifeless monument of its pristine beauty.-
When the rebuffs of adversity are crushing
earthward, when the clouds look black
above, and the muttered thunder of mis-
fortune growls along the sky, when our
frame is palsied by the skeleton hand of
disease, or our senses whirled in the male-
strom chaos of insanity, when our hearts
are torn by the recent separation of some
beloved object, while our tears are yet
flowing upon the fresh turf of departed in-
nocence; in that time it is the office of
friendship to shield us from the portentous
storm, to quicken the fainting pulses of our
eickly-fraiiei, To titring-back the wandering
star of mind within the attraction of a sound
intellect, to pour the consolation of sympa-
thetic kindness-the "oil and balm" of
peace into the festering wound, and deliver
the aching heart from the object of its yet
bleeding affections.
A CAREFUL SOLDIER.-A new recruit'
coming into action, followed the example
of his comrades and loaded his musket.
Having done this, he placed the breech of
his piece on the ground, and appeared t
be anxiously endeavoring to draw his
charge. One of his comrades observing
him sung out, *Jim, why don't you fire?
let'em have it boy.'
Because, replied Jim, I doesent dare.
to; I shall hurt somebody, for I've got a
ball in my gun and can't get it out.'

The more riches a fool hath, the foolisher

Of useful entertaining Knowledge, to be il-
lustrzteg numerous Engravings.
HE succOjwhich has attended the pub-,
lication ihe best Magazines from the
English P:esss led to preparations for is-
suing a perio4l more particularly adapted
to the wants 0 taste of the American pub-
lic. While it l be the object of the pro
prietors to ma the work strictly what its
title indicates will, nevertheless, contain
all articles of erest to its patrons, which
appear in forei Magazines.
Extensive parations have been entered
into, both willtists and Authors, to fur-
nish, from all its of the Union, drawings
and illustration f every subject of interest,
which the pubters confidantly believe will
.enable them toe a work honorable to its
title and accepted to the American People,.
The Americ Magazine is published
monthly-eachaimber containing between
forty and fifty ierial octavo pages, at Two
DOLLARS per aum, payable in advance.
It compripeseortraits and Biographical
Sketches of di?\uished Americans; Views
of Public Buigs, Monuments, and im-
provements; I scape scenery-the bound-
less variety a eauty of which, in this
country, will foan unceasing source of in-
struction and gfication; Engravings and
descriptions of character, habits, &c. of
Birds, Beasts, les, and Insects, together
with every sub, connected with the Geo-
graphy, HistorNatural and Artificial re-
sources of the cary,illustrated in a familiar
and popular ma r.
oston Bewick Company.
No. 47, Court eet.
l0y Editors oewspapers throughout the
United States, ; will publish the foregoing
Prospectus andtice the contents of the
Magazine iromnI to time, shall be entitled
to the first voluI
Any person rating the Agent, by mail,,
post paid, Ten dollars, shall receive six
copies for one y.'and continued as long
as the money is ularly forwarded.
A liberal price 11 be paid for appropriate
and well written icles, or drawings, illus-
trative of nation subjects, possessing in-
terest. Subscrip received at this-o-ffice,
Dec. 25, 1834 I

HE Subscriber has just received from
New York, a full supply of Fall and
Winter Goods, consisting of
120 barrels best Canal Flour,
100 half do do do
75 bbls Pilot Bread,
30 do Irish Potatoes,
20 hhds New England Rum,
4000 lbs Bacon,
4000 do best Soap,
10 quintals Cod Fish,
20 kegs Goshen Butter,
40 bags best Coffee,
Mess & Prime Porkl, Molasses, Sugar, Rice,
Mackerel, White Beans, Rum, Brandy, Hol-
land arid American Gin, Irish Whiskey,
Wines, Porter, Lemon Syrup, &c. &c.
A large assortment of Dry Goods-Boots
& Shoes, Crockery, Glass, Stone, Hard and
Hollow wares, &c. &c.
Cotton Bagging, Twine, Rope, &c.
All of which will be sold at the lowest cash
pces...... M. K. PINCKSTON.
Jacksonville, Nov. 19,1835. 39tf

$104 REWARD.
E SCAPED fAm the Jail of Monroe Coun-
ty, Southei District of Florida, a pris-
oner by the naoe of JAMES S. SIMOJNDS,
who was commi ed to my custody on three
indictments., foud by the grand jury of said
County, on the several charges of murder,
piracy, and larcey, and made his escape by
means of false kes on the night of the 14th
inst. He is a natve of New Hartford,(Con.)
a mariner, and hs been for several years in
command of trading and wrecking vessels,
and at one time commanded the Schr. Lydia
of Philadelphia. le is about thirty years of
age, five feet fivo or six inches high, has a
down cast guilty ook, dark sallow complex-
ion, but from cloe confinement for several
months had become somewhat pale, has are-
markable scar o: his head and some scars
about his face. 4e is well known in New
York where his iife's connexions reside.
I will give theibove reward if he is secur-
ed in any Jail iithe United States, or the
same reward wit] all reasonable expenses if
delivered to me a Key West.
Key West, Jul: 25, 1835.

HE Subscriber respectfully informs the
Public, that he has just returned from
New York, with an entire new and full as-
sortment of Dry Goods, Hardware and Cut-
lery, Shoes and Hats, Groceries and Provi-
sions, Drugs and Medicines, Crockery and
Glass Ware. And hopes by his attention, to
merit a share of their patronage, and assures
them, that his Goods will be sold at a reason-
able price for Cash, or in barter for country
produce H. H. PHILIPS.
N. B.-CASH paid for Cotton, Hides, Deer
Skins, Tallow, Beeswaxi, Moss, &c.-
Jacksonville, Nov. 20. 40tf

AMES H. COOKE, No. 100, Broadway,
New York, offers for sale every kind and,
quality of Sofas--Sideboards-Secretares--
Book Cases-Tables of all descriptions-v-
Chairs of every quality-High post and
French Bedsteads of Mahogany.and Maple-
Hair and Moss Mattrassis- Feather Beds-
Looking Glasses-Carpets--and a full as-
sprtment of every thing necessaryto furnish
a,house ..
April 7. wI5

LL persons having demands against the
Estate of MAR Y HOBKIRK, deceased,
are requested to present them duly attested,
to the undersigned, on or before the 1st day
of February next, and all persons indebted to
said Estate are requested to make immediate
Jacksonville, Oct. 1,1835. 38tf

A LL persons hdebted to the subscriber,
either by NQe or Book account, are re-
quested to settle tiesame without delay; and
no credit will be jiven at my store after the
10th March. HARDY H. PHILIPS.
Jacksonville, alrch 3. lOtf

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