0O-would I were athome,
Beside the vaulting sea,
To bathe within its foam,
,And list its melody !
C. P. I.
Friendship is too often butaitraffick of
interest, dying with the emergency that
Called it forth.
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[From the Boston Pearl.]
BY PARK BENJAMIN.
'Tis sweet to believe of the absent we love ;
If We miss them below, we shall meet them
The departed the departed !
They visit us in dreams;
And they glide above our memories,
Like shadows over streams ,
But where the cheerful lights of home
In constant lustre burn,
The departed-the departed
Can never more return.
sake-because Sir Bily, who is a grea
hunter, may break his zeck some day, poo
y man." Here Lady Gace put her hand
kerchief to her eyes which, however
SFrank thought never looked so bright as a
p that moment, "and tltn," continued she
P "Frank, you will coiinue to love me-
t you shall be my next husband."
x There was a drop o6 consolation at leas
[ in this assurance: butFrank took the dis
e aster terribly to heart. When the matte;
_ came out, every body predicted that th(
n disappointment would Ie the death of hitn
- and perhaps it was onlSLady Grace's pro
d hibition that withheld hs hand. But Lady
e Grace married, and Fraik^lived on. Le
r a lover never despair, ir Billy Rattl
broke his neck at Melton within, a year;-
'twas nobody's :fault but his ow'a, though
his lady did predict it.
r Mr. Frank Mildardour was thts, whei
She least expected it, raised from te depth
r of despondency to the summit ofctnfiden
1 assurance. His first impulse was to rust
r to the presence-of the fair widow, with
d protestations of his unabated attachment
Y but a [slight consideration convinced bhin
that he ought not intrucb his vows of love
- upon the sacredness of rief. He allowed
Therefore, a few weeks;o pass, at the end
of which time he ventured to approach he
e with a condolence on lEar loss, and assur
e ance of his unaltered lore. 'Tis melan-
o choly," added Frank with as deep a sigl-
as he could put Lorth on the occasion
"this domestic ca miy of yours-pool
- Sir Billy! But you ma yet be happy, my
- dear Lady Grace, you kiow your promise?"
Lady Grace was as leautifiul and engag-
- ing as ever. "I'm su,, Mr. Frank," said
she, "I shall ever feel'he deepest obliga-
s tions to you ; you are so good, so constant,
and the most sincere lkver I ever knew. ]
would rather a thousand pounds it had
- never happened so; btU must I tell you the
r truth ? I have promised my hand."
[ Promised your hand !" exclaimed the
Astonished Frank-" vhat! a second time ?
3 Oh Lady Grace."
"My dear Mr.,Frank!" returned she,
S"1 knew you would be concerned to hear
Sit, but I hope you will rot be angry-no, I
know you are too good natured to be an-
gry. 'Tis an awkward affair, and I wish
With all my heart it were not so; but I
promised this very morning to marry Col.
Flashdagger; he loves me to distraction,
but no matter for tha, I wish you had
been so fortunate as to lave seen me some-
what earlier. A few dtys earlier-only a
few days-would have totally altered the
Earlier! my dear lady Grace, Sir Bil-
ly has been dead this three or four weeks."
True, true, Mr. Ef'ank-he died very
suddenly poor man-kit I always predict-
ed it. However, I ar sorry for this disap-
pointment of yours; but the colonel has
been so assiduous in his attentions, how
could I refuse hln ? These military gen-
tlemen have a way "0ith them indeed!-
Dear Mr. Frank, I'shill remember you as
long as I live; I KnoV how devoted you
are, and if the colonel should ever getkill-
ed in the wars, why fhen, of course, you
are my next husband.! Frank could not
restrain himself from artintg up and vow-
ing to challenge Col. lashqagger, bdi La-
dy Grace protested ii the most posil e
manner that she would not hear of a du:eI.
His next vow was to bve Lady Grhce no
more, but this was ai ineffectual as'he
first; he soon discovered she had pnoreg'
power over him than iver, since his love
continued tunabated though circumstances
that seemed calculated to inspire a far dif-
ferent feeling. Frank thought it. the strong-
est conjecture of events in [the world, but
he was convinced that Lady Grace loved
him-how could he help it? Lady Grace
had such a bewitching smile, and such an
engaging air, and talked so charmingly,
and manifested so deep a regret for his
misfortunes, and was so polite, and good
natured, and sincere. She is the most
beautiful, fascinating, tantalizing creature
in the world," said he," and the colonel is
not bullet-proof, so --."
With this assurance, therefore, that La-
dy Grace was an angel, and that Col. Flash-
dagger might be killed Frank shrugged
his shoulders, and let j44lind misfortune
pass. The colonel went the wars, and
had his head shot off by a cannon ball.-
"Now," quoth Frank, my time is come ;
nobody shall anticipate me by having less
scruple in wiping awat a widow's tears!"
So without losing a moment's time, he
hurried to Lady Grace, and claimed the
fulfilment of he" promise. -
Lady Grace receivd-d'him in the most
obliging'manner possi)e, and Frank thot'
her a great deal hands ner than ever. I
beg ten thousand paions, my dear Mr.
Mildardour," said slh, but there is a cir-
cumstance which I cannot control; I would
it were otherwise. You are the man of all
the world that I most esteem ; but the co-
lonel, poor man! has laid a solemn injunce
t tion on me, by his will, to marry his second
r cousin, Tom Starling, on gain of forfeiting
- his whole estate. What can I do, my dear
r, Mr. Frank, 'tis such an awkward affair ?-
t Do you know Tom ? he is a queer creature,
, sings a splendid song, they say-but I am
- sorry for you with all my heart."
Oh, Lady Grace! Lady Grace ex-
t claimed Frank.,
"Really, Mr. Mildardour, I feel quite as
r much grieved at as you-] do indeed; you
e are such an excellent man. But you will
, not deprive us of your company ; we shall
- have such delightful concerts; quite charm-
y ing, I assure you."
t My dear Lady Grace," said Frank
e wringing his hands, what 1 1/become of.
h "Oh, Mr. Frank, you know I have the,
greatest regard for you ; aid if Tom, who
a is a fiery, choleric fellow, should ever' be
4 shot in a duel, why then, positively, Mr.
t Frank, nothing can prevent it-you must
Sbe my next husband."
4 Frank ran away from her in despair, and
, made another vow riot. to think any more
of Lady Grace; but he only thought the
e more of her on that account. She was
Such a sweet creature, indeed, that the
Shop of possessing her might have support-
r ed a man through a thousand mishaps.-
- But Frank began to think himself do6med
- irrevocably to disappointment, and fell in-
i to a desperate melancholy. He set off for
, the continent,, traversed France and Italy,
r and got to Naples in a fit of the most dole-
ful dumps that ever clouded the brains of a
haples lover. He was just about to throw
himself into the crater Of Vesuvius, when,
She received intelligence that Mr. Tom
SStarlirfg had died suddenly of a surfeit, at
, a harmonic celebration of the Anniversary
Sof the Sons of Thunder.
S "There is still a chanceleft," said Frank,
as,he ordered post horses for his return,
"Ye Gods! annihilate both space and time !"
But the Gods refused to do any such thing,
and Frank arrived too late. Lady Grace
had given him up for lost and was engaged
to Mr. William James, late of the city, a
rich banker, just retired from business.
Poor Mr. Frank "Mildardour !-there
seemed nothing wanting to overwhehnlm
him. He did not wait upon Lady Grace
to extort a renewal of her promise, but
abandoned himself to his melancholy, con-
ceiving his case to be utterly hopeless.'
When things are at the worst, however,
they are sure to mend. Passing along Ox-
ford street one afternoon, he saw a great
crowd collected before a new building, and
by dint of inquiries, soon learnedthe par-
ticulars of the accident that had assembled
it. He flew like lightning to Lady Grace.
Lady Grace," said he, you are once
more a widow!"
"It cannot be, Mr. Mildardour. How a
widow? Mr. James walked out in perfect
health oat hilfan fibur ago."
Exactly, my dear Lady Grace-I am
sorry to be the bearer-ahem!-of such ill
news; but 1 will tell you just how it hap-
pened. Mr. James was walking along Ox-
ford street, arm-in-arm with Sir Harry
"Ah the very man; Sir Harry is'always
here. Sir Harry is quite ariend of mine ;
but go on, Mr. Frank, with -.our relation." (
." Mr. James, I say my dear Lady Grace,
happened to pass ne~r the scaffolding of a
building just as the'workmen were hpist- 1
i, a huge stone, whe'ra horse in the street .
. ta hig fright, ran against the scaffoldiing *
"the stpie fell-and oh, Lady Grace !---Mr.
Jameir.was killed on the spot!. 'J
Dear me Mr. Mildardour you don't
say so!" ,
"Positively true. 1 saw him with my i
Lady Grace put her handkerchief to her (
eyes, and there was a dead silence for some t
time; at last Frank thought it time to re-
mind her of his purpose, by saying- t
"Lady Grace you know your promise ?" i
"My dear Mr. Frank, there is only one
obstacle in the way-I have a promise to /
Sir Harry Wildgoose-it was only last f
week: 'tis an unfortunate thing-but if Sir
Harry dies, then upon my honor, you shall,
truly and positively be my next husband." ,.P
On your honor ?" :
On myhonor." :
Then, my dear Lady Grace, I am the
happiest man in the world, for the same -
stone has killed both of them! t
Lady Grace started with surprise: her P
feelings I need not attempt to describe, for
how few can guess what it is to lose two
husbands at a single blow! I am the hap-
piest man in the world," repeated Frank. tI
Lady Grace looked upon him in a manner A
that left it dubious whether a smile or a
tear was to follow; but she was fairly
;caught. Frank loved her, and she-who
can doubt it?-had always loved him.-b- b
They were married at St. George's, Hano- t
ver Square ; but lam unable to say wheth-
er Lady Grace has made a further appoint- tl
ment of her next husband. b
'Tis wearisome to think
What troubles time may bring.
There are times when affliction and mis-
fortupe weigh heavily upon man-- when
disappointment sears tile heart, and the
keen stings of agony pierce the inmost soul.
It is then, we pine in sorrow, and yield to
the bitterness of despondency. A wreck-
lessness of life follows, and the most tender
and refined feelings become callous and
subservient to the canker that gnaws upon
the heart, freezing up the channels of af,
fection and love. MAlisbfortiune is the eart-
ly portion of all. The youth as he.arIves
to manhood feels a indefimabre som01ethi ng
Vafutiit-e years .expl)lains. aMid the aged
an-tifioary headed'veteran, whose head is
covered with the frost of eighty winters,
welcomes the tomb, his only resting place
from earthly grief and sorrow. True there
are bright and flowery pictures in life:-
fora brief space of time they are enjoyed
by all-by the rich man, revelling in luxu-
ry, and by, the poor man pining in poverty.
But are there no sorrows to succeed, which
cloud and furrow the brow, and throw the
mantle of despondency over the evanes-
cent shadows ? Look at the world. He
-who once sported in pleasure's bowers,
and revelled in luxury-he who imagined
that the future could bring no grovelling
reverse of fortune, is now an outcast-a
grief struck and helpless wretch, exposed
to the taunting jeers of those who once cra-
vingly sought and enjoyed his bounty ; and
he who once felt the piercing demands of
want-he, who, in the anguish of a heart
overburdened with grief, almost cursed the
hour of his existepnce-the being who
sought in humility the very crumbs that
fell from the rich man's table, is now 'the
lordly aristocrat, refusing the very comfort
which poverty, in other days had compell-
ed him to seek. What is wealth, when the
possessor sinks in the grave ? 'Tis a mere
nothing--the prodigal heir clutuches it,
and clothes the world and himself in mis-
ery and sorrow. What is power, when
cares and fears alternately threaten its hol-
der's stability ? What is famre, when the
vain wretch who has acquired it, after years
of study arid vexation, descends to the
loathsome tombl? A mere bubble, that
bursts when the frail tenement ceases to ex-
ist. And what are all our aspirations-
our ardent longings and desires, but the
looking forward to a goal, which, like the
dagger that crossed the vision of Macbeth,
disappears when grasped at.
CORRECT SENTIMENTS.-In an address,
delivered by Gen. Samuel Smith, the May-
or Baltimore, to the civil officers of that ci-
ty, we notice the following just and repub-
lican sentimeots---would that they could be
acted upon in the, administration of the af-
fairs of government generally.
'',You have been regularly appointed to,
yoiir several offices, and I shall expect that
you without fear or affection perform the
duties of your office. In their execution
yopu will be politerand civil to all, tyranni-
cal, to note ; transgressors of the ordinan-
ces must e fined or punished agreeably
thereto ; ih me cases caution may be giv-
en to sons who may be ignorantof the
law; if toy again transgress, punishment '
must follow. I will perform my duty to
the best of my ability, and will insist upon
the performance of his duty by every offi-
cer over whom 1 have a control.
"I shall quarrel with no officer for a dif-
ference of opinion on political subljects.-'
You are fi'eemen and will exercise your
right of art-ffrage without fear, agreeably to
your own judgments; if officers do not,
hey are no longer freemen. Butl shall
discountenance any attempt of any officer
;o cause, by the power of his office, any
fellow citizen to vote contrary to the dic-
ates of his own judgment. Such coercion
s depriving your fellow citizens of the
greatest privilege of freemen.
"As Mayor 1 never will dismiss any of-
icer, or nominate any, on party principles.
the citizens have tual rights to the of-
ie hldie onbdqfi'y in making a normi-
ia'ittoAthyt" shall make, will be, is the cit-
zenfonest? Is he a friend to the harmo-
ny, peace and interest of the city? 'Nor
will I dismiss any officer except for cause.
s he habitually intemperate; he must
ake the consequence ; does he neglect to
perform the duty imposed on him by the
Ornidances-he must count on a dismissal
s certain. .
The less quantity of brains a man has,
he greater the noise he makes in the world.
. full cask rolls in silence, but one nearly
-mpty dashes and rattles incessantly.
A man is not made ridiculous so much
y the qualities which he really has, as by
hose he affects to have:.
He is most sure to be cheated, who
thinks himselfmore cunning than his neigh-
MY NEXT HUSBAND.
Lady Grace Gayton was-I should sa
is, but that would be adopting the style un
historical; she was, then, a charming
young person whom one could not hel
loving. She has been copied for the he
roine of a score of modern romances, jus
as Charles Lamb sat to a portrait painted
for a series of the British Admirals: read
ers of books seldom know whom they ar
admiring. Lady Grace was as good na
tured as she was beautiful. I am certain]
that, like uncle Toby, she would not wil
lingly have harmed a fly. All the work
knew-Lady f ace's good nature; all th,
world, therefore, were astonished at he
treatment of Frank Mildardour.
Poor Frank! I never, knew a man sF
deeply in love: he existed only in he
smiles: he would have attempted any ex
ploitto gratify the slightest ofher whims
a word from her would have made hin
fight a windmill, travel to Timbuctoo, o
study German metaphysics. Frank ha
never loved any other woman than Lad;
Grace ; his love had all the zeal and sin
cerity of a first attachment, all the intensi
ty and devotedness of an absorbing pas
sion. Poor Frank! I say again ; every bo
dy [sympathised with him, and declared
that if he could not command success, h(
certainly studied to deserve it." Howev-
er, let us defer moralising till we come t(
the end of the story.
Frank and Lady Grace had been on fa
miliar terms for many years: it was utter
ly impossible for the heart of the young la
dy not to respond to the wishes of so ar-
dent a lover-a passion that had grown
with his growth, and strengthened with hiz
strength. In plain terms, she positively
loved Frank; how could she help it? she
had so good a heart, and so sweet a tem-
per They were certainly destined for
each other, and every body pronounced
that nothing on/earth could part then, for
Lady Grace bestowed her sweetest smiles
upon Frank, and Frank became the shadow
of Lady Grac but every body was some-
what mistaken. I don't know, by the way,
a less infallible personage tlan that same
Never was an enterprise so promising as
that jof Frank in making love to Lady
Grace. She had a d cided penchant for
him at the very beginning, and her esteem
for him did but increase on every moment's
acquaintance, for Frantlwas one of the best
of men. Never did a 'ourtship promise a
more happy consurnmition: nearly every
thing was settled, and Fi'ank was only wait-
ing for Lady Grace to atne the happy day.
Well, my dear Lady Grace," said Frank,
with the utmost impatience, at his next vis-
it, when is the hour i) be that shall make
me the happiest of inen ?-Thursday, I
hope, or Friday-or nqxt week at farthest."
"My dear Frank," replied she in some
confusion, "I am the most unfortunate
creature in the world; you are certainly
one of the best -6f meri; it is so unlucky-
1,am shockingly grieved on your account;
but it is so unlucky that you did not make
your proposals sooner."
What do you mean, Lady Grace ?"
said Frank in the greatest alarm.
,, Dear me Mr. Frank, I am afraid that
you never will forgive me," replied the la-
dy, with the sweetest smile imaginable ;-
' but the truth is, I have already promised
my hand to Sir Billy Rattle."
* "Sir Billy Rattle!" said Frank in un-
Yes, Sir Billy Rattle ; you "know Sir
Billy; he is the most amusing creature in
the universe ; positively I think he'll make
me die with laughing, one of these days:
however, 'tis a pity for your sake that it has
happened so, and I have the most sincere
esteem for you, Mildardour :but Sir Billy
has such a fascinating way that he abso-
lutely won my consent before I was aware
of what I had promised him. La! me!
tisa most awkward affair-I know what
0ou will say, but it can't be helped; Sir
Billy insists upon the promise; he is a
Frank could hardly believe his ears
while listening to this astounding recital.
[n any other case, he would have explod-
ed with a torrent of reproaches and impre-
rations; but Lady Grace had such a sweet
.nmd affable manner, displaying such a
charming affability while condoling him
mn his ill luck, and expressed such real re-
,ret at the occurrence, that it was impossi-
)le to feel the smallest anger against her.-
n spite of all, therefore, Frank loved her
is strongly as ever.
Ah! my dear Lady Grace," said he
vith 4 sigh, I must submit, since
lesthdy rn have it so ; but to live without
ou is impossible-I will live no longer."
"Nay, miy dear Mr. Frank," replied she,
mtniUr .upon him in a manner not to be
esT"lA *you must on no account hang or
trow*,yourself-you must not, for my
The good, the brave, the beautiful!
How dreamless is their sleep,
Where rolls the dirge-like music
Of the ever-tossing deep:
Or where thedmournfull night-winds
Pale Winter's robes have spread,
Above their narrow palaces,
In the cities of the dead! ,
I look around and feel the awe
Of one who walks alone
Among'the Wreck of former days,
In dismal ruin strown.
I start to hear the stirring sounds
From the leaves of withered trees;
Tor the voice of the. departed
Seems borne upon the breeze.
That solemn voice it mingles with
Each gay and careless strain-
I scarce can think Earth's minstrelsy
Will cheer my heart again.
The glad-song of the Summer waves,
The thrilling notes of birds,
Can never be so dear to me
As their rememb ed words.
I sometimes dream their pleasant smiles
Still on me sweetly fall:
Their tones of love I faintly hear .I,
My name in sadness call. .wv
I know that they are happy,
With their angel plumage on,
But my heart is very desolate,
To think that they are gone !
[From the Boston Pearl.]
0 THIS IS NOT MY HOME.
O this is not my home !
I miss the glorious sea,
Its white and sparkling foam,
And lofty melody.
All things seem strange to me-,
I miss the rocky shore,
Where broke so sullenly
The waves with deafening roars
The sands that shone like gold
Beneath the blazing sun,
O'er which the waters rolled,
'Soft chanting as they run :
,And O the glorious.sight!
Ships *ving to and fro,
,Like birds upon their flight-
So silently they go!
1 climb the mountain's height,
And vainly gaze around-,
No water cheers my sight,
I hear norushino- sound.
THURSDAYY, DECEMBER 10.
During a few days past, our town has been
the stirring scene of busy preparation for a
campaign on the Indian Frontier. By the
last accounts, the Indians evince a determi-
nation and preparation for hostilities little an-
ticipated. The. friendly chiefs, (or such as
professed themselves friendly) are said to
have removed from lt Fort and joined the
hostile tribes, with 'the exception of two or
three immediate dependants of Charles
O'Mathla, who, it will be recollected, was a
few days since murdered. They have retir-
ed in a body to a large swamp' near their vil-
lages, and are carrying their wives and chil-
dren to places of security. They are report-
ed to have made arnittack upon a party of
whites, and' plundere and Burnt two or three
more plantations. ,
In obedience to the call of General Clin
who has the commAn6 of the U. S Trooper
Gen. Hlernandez has ordered out-iLtie Militia.i
Col. Warren left this place yesterday morn-
ing at the head of his regiment, leaving on-
ly a number sufficient for the protection of
the posts near this. Every man is enroled
for the service on the Frontier, or for service
at home. At such a time as this, a great
want of muskets is felt. Such as have rifles,
have taken them" But a great part have
been compelled to take their fowling pieces,
or such guns as they could lay their hands
upon. There has been an alacrity in their
preparations, creditable to all, and particular-
ly to the officers who have directed the move-
ments. We hope, that by such a timely dis-
play of militia, the Indians will 'be induced
to abandon their intention of further hostili-
ties, and submit to the stipulations of the
Treaty made at Payne's Landing, without
We have received the first number of a
new paper published at Tallahassee, called
the Tallahassee Gazette and General Ad-
vertiser." It is the largest sheet issued in
Florida. Its typographydis very. neat. We
hail it with pleasure as an indication of the
increasing prosperity of that rich section of
our Territory. We think the Editor must
have had an unusually activePrinter's Devily
or he never could have fared his readersin
his first number, with so large a quantity and
variety of blunders and errors. Doubtless he
considered the injunction of Horbace, hot to
promise too much at first. As he has room
for improvement, we say go ahead." As
far as we are concerned, we will mete to him
"the spirit of gentleness and magnanimity
due to professional juvenility," should-his sub-
sequent efforts seem to require it.
PAPER MADE OF PEAT.-One of the New
York papers contains a notice of paper made
of peat. (a substance resembling turf, used in
Europe for fuel.) The transformations of art
are little less wond ful than those of nature,
were not its operations more familiar to us.
The sheet, on which is imprinted that en-
graving so beautiful, or those lines so fairly
t d.lhas undergone changes from the green
rin Btax, or the beautiful golden cotton-flow-
.er, scarcely less than those which convert
the catapillar to the gaudy butterfly, or the
acorn to the gigantic oak. To see the neat
white sheet arising out of the peat-turf, is al-
most equal to the fabled Phenix, animating
the ashes of its mother. Of what is not the
human mind capable of transforming and
The highest mountain in the U. States is
said to be found in North Carolina. The lof-
tiest peak of the Black Mountain in Yancey
county intliat State, is found tobe more than
200 feet above Mount, Washington in New
Hampshire, hitherto accounted the highest
mountain in the Union. This State appears
to be late in unfolding its mineral treasures.
A diamond, said to be real on examination by
geologists, was recently found there..
Governor M'Duffie, in his message to the
Legislature of South Carolina, enlarges upon
the slave question. He statesjis opinions
freely, boldly and eloquently .. e may give
some extracts hereafter, that our readers may
judge of the soundness of his views.
CORN.-Mr. Asael -Refftck lately received
the premium, awarded by the agricultural so-
ciety of Pickaway county, Ohio, for the best
acre of corn. The product of the acre was
one hundred and fifty seven bushels!
There was a rumor of a combination among
the blacks for evil purposes at this time. But
we are authorized to say that there was not
sufficient foundation to cause the alarm.
No foreign news of importance since aoux
ing the above circumstances, and thinking
it was some deranged person, did not at-
tempt to arrest him. Upon enquiry of the
negroes, they told lim that the man had
been shot and wanted them to give him a
knife to lick the hot out. Here ended
this affair. A few lays afterward, Short
offered his servicesas a wood chopper to a
man living "about 150 miles below, who
was without a family, with the exception
of a negro woma4I He took Short back /
into the woods t show him his work,
-Short following behindd with his axe.-
When they had pot far enough from the
house for the purpose, Short struck his
employer with tie edge of the axe, split-
ting his head completely open and laying
him dead at his ieet. The monster then
returned to the hc.se aid attacked the ne-
gro woman, She attempted to make her
escape through the window, but he seized
her by the clothe and cried out to her
master bfor help, Short told hrer, "it was
useless as he was ,ead enough." Shecon-
tinued her strugges and finally escaped
him by leaving portion of her clothes in
his hand. Shortcomnmenced plundering
the house and carrying his booty to a skiff
fastened to thejhnk of the river. While
thus engaged, a, youth, whose skiff had
broken loose above, came walking down
the bank, following his skiff as it floated
along, vith his rite on his shoulder, expect-
ing to borrow the skiff of his neighborl,-
the man whom Short had murdered.-
ThinkingShort was the owner of the skiff,
at the distance he was off when he first dis-F
covered himi, called to him by name. Short
turned and findinythe young man armed,
tookto the woodiy The alarm was then
given and the while neighborhood turned
out to take this whole-sale murderer.-
They finally penmred him in a point of the
river, so that thee could be no escape by
About this time flat boat came floating
down, and was hailed and the circumstan-
ces of the last murler related, and a request
made that, if any me should hail the boat
below, for the purpose of getting a passage,
to take him on bard and land at Point
Cowpee. As was expected, the boat was
hailed and the owier of the flat boat sent
his skiff ashore anI took Short on board,
The boat was larned, and the owner sent
one of the hands shore to give informa-
tion. The murder was suspicious, and
attempted to makehis escape in a pirouge,
but the boatman sezed an axe and held it
threatingly over hishead, and told him that
he moved at his peil. The citizens soon
came on board ane secured him. This
was on last Thursdat week, the 29th ult.-
On the following daj the tacts of the last
case having been proven to the satisfaction
of all, hie was permitted to make his con-
fession and was then hanged !
Such are the circumstancesof these hor-
rible transactions is related to us.
In his confessim, which we understand
will be publishedihe stated that he would
have killed any nn for five dollars.
The gentleman who gave us the forego-
ing information brgot the names of the
victims; but says he above details may be
relied on as correct.
MAMMOTH CHE SE.-Mr. T. S. Meach-
am exhibited in Utica, N. York, a cheese
weighing 1,400 pR nds, made from the
milk of 150.cows fy four days, at his dairy
in Sandy Creek, Oiwego county. It bore
the following inscption;-" To ANDREW
JACKSON, Presidenj of the United States."
It is to be present( to the Presidept. Mr.
Meacham had fiveothers, weighing friom
700 to 850 poundsone inscribed to Martin
Van Buren, Vice President, one to Con-
gress, one to Danibl Web~ster, one to Wil-
liam L. Marcy, G|vernor of the State of
New York, and oie to the Legislature of
New York. Eath one was beautifully
decorated with appropriate paintings and
mottps and declarations of those to whom
they are intended to be presented. He
also exhibited a National Belt, got up with
much taste, presenting a fine bust of the
President, surrounded by a chain of twen-
ty-four links, representing the twenty-four
States united and linked together. This
belt is intended foi a wrapper to the mam-
moth cheese whe' presented to the Presi-
TEXAS VOLUNTEERs.-The brig Meta-
'vak-.'," of Bapgor,- Maine, has left for
Texas, with 210 able bodied volunteers,
among them from 40 to 50 Poles.
A company of 26, under Col. Wyatt,
left Huntsville for Texas, Nov. 8,.-A com-
pany of 100 volunteers have left Lagrange,
Tenn., for Texas, and another company
THE HAT *%UFACTURE IN AMERICA.
By a calculate made a few weeks since,
it appears that the amount of hats manu-
factured in the United States in. one year
exceeds sixteen milions of dollars. There
are, it is estimated, upwards of twenty-five
thousand persons employed in the busi-
ness, the expense of whose labor is but
seven millions of dollars.
UNPARALLELED DESPArTCH.-The schr.
Exit, Capt. N. Sissra, commenced running
as a regular packet between this port and
Savannah, on the 8th November, 1834,
and this day completes the year; during
which time she has made sixty-three pas-
sages between the two ports.
The following horrid recital is contained
in a letter to the Baltimore American, We
are strongly inclinedI to think it a fabrica-
tion, and more so,pas the editors ,say the
writer is not personally known to them.
It is quite possible, however, that it is
true, as it has already been declared to be
a part of the plan (qfthe fanatics to do just
such depds. I
FREDERICKSRBU VA., Nov. 21, 1835.
Messrs. Editors Allow me through the
medium of your per, to inform you of a
most horrid butchery which our town has
just witnessed. Last night there was a
general rebellion among the free and slave
negroes of this place, but by the help of
Providence we have been fortunate enough
to quell it so far. About 12 o'clock, or
thereabouts, Mlr. Jenkins, a sadler, was
aroused from his mid-nightslumber by the
most worried and heart piercing screams
from his daughter's apartment, adjoining
his own. He and his wife immediately
sprang from their bed and ran to ascertain
the cause of the screams. When he went
in, he discovered his daughter vainly de-
fending lhrs.-ifCfrom the ferocious thrusts
of a servant man, who was armed with a
large carving knife. He inivdiatey rani
to his daughter's assistance, but was instant-
ly felled to the ground by another negro,
armed with an axe. His wife saved her-
self by jumping from the second story win-
dow, but with the loss of both legs, brok-
enM The negroes, in the mean time, sup-
posingo their work of death was done, left
the premises and went in search of Mrs.
Jenkins, who was taken into a neighbor's
house by a person passing by at the time
of the screams. Mr. Jenkins had his'left
arm broken, but was not seriously hurt in
any other place. He immediately issued
forth and gave "the alarm just in time to
save the whole town from being butchered,
as there was a large party coming from
Stafford county to reinforce the town ne-
groes, but a number of young men coming
promptly with arms even at the late hour
of the night, marched out and cut off the
country negroes, and coming unawares
upon thera, fired a volley of balls into them,
and killed seven, wounded twelve, and
took twerty-eight prisoners, all of whom
were lodged in jail to await their trial.
P. S.-1 have just time to say that the
two negroes have been taken who murder-
ed Mr. Ji's daughter, and attempted his
own life, and were promptly Lynched."
ANOTHER ABSCONDING CASHIER.-The
New Orleans papers offer a reward of
$3000 for \he apprehension of Dudley W.
Babcock,44te cashier of t Union Branch
Bank of Louisiana, at CWton, who has*
absconded vith $20,000 of the funds of
Description of his person.---Babcock is a
native of Rhode Island, is about five feet
six or eight inches high, is of a sickly ap-
pearance and sallow complexion, has dark
hair, large dark eyes, high forehead, and
large prominent nose.
CONSUMPTION OF COTTON.-In the year
1770 the annual consumption of Cotton in
British manufactures, was under four mil-
lions of pounds weight, and that of the
whole of Christendom was probably not
mord than ten millions. Last year (1834)'
the consumption in Great Britain and Ire-
land was about 270 millions of pounds,
and that of Europe and the United States
together 480 millions.
RAIL ROAD IN CUBA.-It appears that in
Cuba a rail road was in pro ress, in order
to connect Havana with the iUterior. It is
under the superintendence of Engineers
from the United States. The planter looks
forward to its completion with great satis-
faction, as it will add much to the value
of his property.
THE WEST.-The tide of emigration is
pouring rapidly through Arkansas, towards
the rich country of the Red River. The
road onward from Memlphis, Tenn., is li-
terally alive with the moving caravans
chiefly from Alabama, North Carolina and
ENORMous TuRaNrIP.-The editor of the
Franklin Mercury, at Greenfield, Mass.
has received a Turnip of the English vari-
ety, raised by Mr. Comstock, of Shelburne,
weighing'fourteen pounds and measuring
three feet and a half inch in circumference.
A fellow by the name of Nelson aish,
has been detected publishing a fabricted
account of his marriage in a Mobile paper.
Such a chap must be too dastardly for An
"open field fight."
The New York Statesman says,; that the
Canadian Government has taken- or is a-
bout to take possession of a part of New-
Hampshire, known as the Indian Stream
Myer Myqrs, Esq. of Norfolk Borough,
has been appointed by the King of the
Netherlands his Consul for the State of
The arms used by infantry, and called
bayonets, are thus denominated- because
they were first made at Bayonne,* France.
The volunteers for. Texas, who went
from New Orleans in the steamboat Oa-
chita, have safely landed at Natchitpcehes,
in high spirits. : J ..
'He who examines human life with at-
tentive eyes, will find that it is chiefly made
up of trifling incidents and petty occurren-
ces; that our warmest wishes are often ex-
cited by objects of no particular moments;
and our greatest afiflictions arise from be-
reavements or disappointments,which prop-
erly considered, should not occasion a sigh.
The distresses of mind of most common
occurrences are but insect stings, which
smart for a moment, and are over; and the
vast majority of earthly pleasures are ex-
perienced in the persuit of some unreal
good, alluring at a distance, but despised as
soon as won. The bubble that charred
by its beautiful rotundity and crystal brigh-
ness, turns to water in grasp ; and the pros-
pect thatfrom afar seemed green with ver-
dure and rich iruitage,'on near approach,
is found to be chequered with the same di-
versity which characterized the scenes that
were previously passed.
The only tbfountain in the wilderness of
life, where man may drink of waters total-
ly unmixed with bitterness, is that which
gushes forth in the calm and shady reces-
ses of domestic love. Pleasure may beat
the heart into artificial excitement; ambi-
tion may delude it with its golden dream ;
war may indurate its fine fibres, and di-
minish its sensitiveness; but it is only do-
mestic love that can render it happy.
It has been justly remarked by an anci-
ent writer, that of the actions which claim
our attention, the most splendid are not al-
ways the greatest; and there are .few hu-
man beings who are not aware, that those
outward circumstances of pomp and afflu-
ence which are looked on with admiration
and envy, seldom create happiness in the
bosoms of the possessors. It is in the utin-
restricted intercourse of the domestic cir-
cle, where heart, the real enjoyment most
experienced at all ; not in treading the
complicated labyrinth of politics; not
amidst the glare of fashion, nor surround-
ed by the toils of state.
Like the poor player, when his hour of
mimic greatness is passed, even the rulers
of the earth eagerly strip themselves, when-
ever an interval ofease is afforded, of the
artificial ornaments and disguises that in
public they are forced to wear, but which
areshown to be incumbrances by the alac-
rity they evince in dispensing with them.
From the privacy of home they issued in-
to public life; the privacy of home they
revisit, whenever occasion permits: arid
not even the "round and top of power"
can totally allure their mental vision from
the contemplation ofits soul-satisfying joys.
The greater part of most men's lives is
spent in domestic scenes and familiar em-
ployments ; it is wise therefore, so to live,
that those hours may glide along in tran-
quil brightness, which the breath of flatte-
ry cannot dimple, nor the gaudy light of
pleasure gild. To be happy at home, is
goal of all our wishes; it is the object for
which ambition pants and industry labors;
but which cannot be attained, unless ardor
be repressed by prudence, and virtue be
joined with diligence.
NATCHES, Nov. 9.-A HORRIBLE TRAG-
EDY.-A man by the name of William H.
Short, who has been an inhabitant of one
of the Penitentiaries of the Western States,
having been sentenced for four years, but
liberated on account of his good behavior
while there, at the expiration of twenty
months, about three weeks ago hired him-
self to a man living at the Cowpens, a few
miles above this city, as a wood chopper.
He was taken to the woods and set to
work, and having felled a tree, complained
of being unwell and quit work, and asked
in the'eveming permission to sleep in the
dwelling house. He had the appearance
ance of having been out during the preced-
ing night in the rain. His request wa
granted, and he was placed in a room with
a son of the owner of the house, and anoth-
er wood chopper. The old man andAhis
wife slept in an adjoining ?room. Duiring
the night, Short got up and went put sev-
eral times; the last time he came in, he
left the door open. The son, who relates
this portion of the story, says, the next re-
collection was hearing a scream from his
mother, and upon raising himself in bed,
fiound that he had been stunned by a blow,
given with an axe, the head of which, as
he lay a little upon one side, struck him on
the t'r ,-.hea, pornerwise, cutting out a tri-
angular piece to the skidll. He sprang
from the bed, seized a shot gun and rush-
ed to his parent's rescue. He found
Short in the room stripped to the skin, who
upon seeing him with a gun fled through
the door way. The son fired at him, but
was uncertain with what effect. Upon re-
turning to the room hlie found, that the vil-
lain had attempted toq, cut his father's throat,
and had so far succeeded as to inflict a deep
gash under his chin. He had also stabbed
him in the temple and one or two other
places about the head, but gave no fatal
wound. His mother was lying almost life-
less, with two ribs broken and one of the
bones of the wrist. The other wood chop-
per, when the son was attacked, fled, and
in theact of passing the door was struck
atby Short, but the axe fortunately hit the
,op of the' door casement. On the follow-
ing day, a white person residing in the
neighborhood, saw a naked man in conver-
sation with some negroes. He approach-
ed him and spoke; the man turned rodild
and seeing the person hailing him armed
with a rifle fled. The gentleman not know-
Of the Grand Jury of the Counties of
Columbia, ltshua and HiUllsborough.
NOVEMBER TERM, 1835.
The Grand Jury of the Counties of Co-
lumbia, Alachu and Hillsborough, in con-
cluding their duties, take occasion to con-
gratulate their fellow citizens upon the
general good order which prevails, and
the advancing prosperity of the country.
They present as a grievance, the disor-
ganized state of the Militia in this district.
The critical juncture now at hand in our
relations with the Florida Indians, has for
some tihe past rendered it essentially im-
portant and necessary to the safety and
protection of the frontier Counties, that the
Militia of the Territory should be in a state
of preparation to, meet the possible crisis
which threatens this portion of the, coun-
try, yet they regret to say that the most
marked neglect has existed on this subject.
nn'tat district composed of the
Counties from the body of which they -atre
called, is still without an organized regi-
ment. The regiment is unofficered-yet
the repeated elections of the people have
been passed, unnoticed, and the officers
elect are still without commissions. It is
unarmed-yet no steps have been taken to
procure the necessary supplies. They in-
vite the immediate attention of those whose
duty it miay be, to the subject.
They present as a further grievance, the
want of public buildings in the district
composed of their Counties.
They ask the notice of the next Legis-
lative Council of this Territory,
1st. To the propriety of allowing dama-
ges against plaintiffs in certiorari from
Justices' Courts, in cases in which it may
appear that such proceedings has been sued
out upon frivolous ground add for purpo-
ses of delay.
2d. To the evils attending the proceed-
ings in replevin, as practised in the Courts
of the Territory, and to the necessity of
regulating that action by statute.
3d. To the inadequacy of the punish-
ment affixed by law to the crime ofan as-
sault with intent to murder; and
4th. To the policy of submitting to the
,discretion of the Bench, the measure of
punishment to be iuflicted in cases in which
that discretion now by law rests upon the
Having for years observed the operation
of the revenue system of this Territory, and
being satisfied that it is inefficient, unequal,
and therefore unjust, if not absolutely use-
less, and being uninformed of any benefi-
cial result that has ever proceeded from it,
recommend to the Legislature of this Ter-
rity its entire repeal, or its alteration, so
that each County will be charged with.the
economy, the regulation, and the liability
for its own expenditures.
They ask the endeavors of the delegate
in Congress, to procure an appropriatioh
for the opening of a road from .this place
to the Mineral Springs, on Suwannee.
They represent as an injustice which
deserves immediate redress, the exclusion
of the Judge of this District from the bene-
fit of the increased salary allowed by a late
act of Congress to the Judges of this Ter-
ritory; the provision of that law which
operates,this exclusion, they cannot doubt,
was founded in ignorance of the burthen
of the duties growing out of the* adju-
dication of Land Claims in this District,
for which the extra compensation al-
lowed, forms in itself but a scanty recom-
It is a matter of congratulation, that this
section of the country has in great meas-
ure, escaped the excitement and disturba-
i (- I-'*.
ces in relation t the slave, |jestionq which
have unfortunately agitated to such extent
other portions of our Southern Territory ;
and they feel it' proper to express their de-
cided disapproval of the disregard to the
regular restraints of the law and of order,
which have been indulged in some of the
In conclusion, they render their thanks
to the Judge of this Court, for the lucid
and interesting, charge delivered to them,
at the opening of the session, and take oc-
casion to express the high sense they en-
tertain of the dignity, ability and tseful-
ness, with which his official course' is
WM. M. REED, FOREMAN.
LIST OF LETTERS,
IRMAINING in the Post Office at Jack
sonville, Duval County, on the 30t]
Sept. 1835-and if not taken out in three
months, they will be sent to the General Pos
Office as Dead' Letters.
B Thomas T. Moody.
Sarah A. Broward, N
Mary Broward, M. E. J..North,
John Broward, Nat.
William Blount, O0
MA Bowroson, Russell Ormpn.
Edgar S. Barrows, P I
C. A. L. Boliver, Neil McPherson,
Oran Baxter, William Perry,
Nancy Bellamy, George Pindarvis.
Eliza Bellamy, R
Arthur Burney. Henry Reilly,
C Francis Ric'hard, 3
Rachel Christe, William B. Ross,
George Colt. 2 John Rose,
D Robert Robinson,
Wm. S. Donaldson. John or Jonathan
Chandler S. Emory. S
F Edward H. Sams, 3
Col, Fleming, 3 Gurney Smith, 2
Charles E. Flinn, Benandina Sanchez,
Josiah Fogg. D. Sanchez,
G Micajah Simmons,
D. S. Gardiner, 7 "ary Smith,
Josiah Gates. ( Laroline-Searse.
Joshua Hickman, Jane Tucker, 2
Reubin Hogans, Sarah Tucker.
Charlotte Hall, U
Isaiah D. Hart, 3 Thomas Underwood.
Clerk Super. Court. 4 W
L George Waltom, 3
Joseph B. Lancas- Andrew Welch, 2
ter, 3 Gabriel Waters,
John Lawton. John T. Williams,
S M Charles Willey,
William Morgan, Timpthy Wightman.
David McKees, 2Y 2
Thomas Moody, 2 Henry young.
ISAIAH D. HART, P. M.
TALLAHASSEE JOCKY CLUB RACE
HE Co-partnership heretofore existing
under the name ofL. CURRIER & Co. has
been dissolved by the death 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. '
November 10, 1835.
,= THE fine packet Schr. GEORGE
Sy MARY, C WILLEY, Master, now
mT in first rate order for sea-will run
her regular trips from this port to Charles-
ton, and will sail on or about the 10th inst.
For freight or passage, apply to L. Currier,
Jacksonville--or H. Libbey, Whitesville.
DRY GOODS, GROCERIES, &c.
T HE Subscriber respectfully informs the
Y 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
themni 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, Beeswax, Moss, &c.
Jacksonville, Nov. 20. 40tf
ON ROUTE NO. 2471.
Leave St. Marys every Wednesday, at2 P. M.
Arrive at Pablo every Thursday, by 7 P. M.
Leave Pablo,every Friday, at 6A. M.
Arrive at St. Augustine same day, by 6 P. M.
LeaveSt. Augustine everyMonday 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 everyMonday, at 5 A. M.
Arrive at St. Augustine same day by 6 P. M.
Leave St. Augustine every Thursday, at 5
A K ,* :*/* "
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.
ANNUAL meeting for 1835, will com-
mence on Tuesday December 15th, and
continue 5 days.
1st Day-A Sweep-Stakes for 3 year old
Colts and Fillies, 3 miL heats-subscription,
2d Day-A Post-Stales free for any Horse,
Mare, or Gelding, in the United States, 4
mile heats. Subscriptin $300-forfeit $100.
3d Day-Jocky Clu) Purse $300, 2 mile
heats-Entrance $25. 1
4th Day-Jocky Clul Purse $600, 3 mile
5th Day-Proprietor'% Purse $300, 1 mile
heats-3 best in 5-EntAnce $25.
Secreary & Proprietor.
INDIAN APF AIRS.
SALE OF INDIAN CATTLE
HE sale of the Cattle to be surrendered
to the United States, by the Seminole
Indians, under the 6th Article of ..the Treaty
of the 9th of May, 1832, vith that Tribe, will
commence, at Flotard's place, on the road
leading from Micanopy;o Tampa, about 12
miles from the Seminole Agency, on the 1st
day of December ensuig, and at Vol0cia,
on the right bank of the St. Johns river, on
the 15th day of the samemonthand be con-
tinued'from day to day, intil the whdle that
may be surrendered at tose places respec-
tively, shall be sold.
Sales will be made toihe highest bidder,
and prompt payment required from purchas-
ers, in every case.
It is probable that a considerable number
of Indian Ponies, or horses, will be offered at
private sale or public action, at the times
and points assignated.
Suit. Seminole Rem.
Seminole Agency, Fbrida, 4th Oct. 1835.
Per Steamer Florida from Savannah, Col.
Crane, Dr. Woodruff, Mrs. Woodruff, Mrs.
Gurnsey, Mrs. Williams, and Miss Porter.
Messrs. J. Reardon, T. White, Hart, White,
L. W. Mansfield, S. Y. Gary, J. Henry,
Gurnsey, J. Gonsolve, J. Raymoond, F. L.
Kincannon, G. W. Colburg, Peale, Alobly,
A. Davis, S. A. Larock, J. Middleton, W. H.
Faulkner, DeBrot, Sams and Hopkins.
HERE will be a regular conveyance for
passengers qnce 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', 'and 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-
tinp, $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. Tare
from Pablo to Jacksonville $2. All. fare to
be paid at Pablo. C. TAYLOR.
U]-The 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 succeed.
ding Sunday. 6m3
\ AND TALLAHASSEE STAGE.
THE P-'a are informed that a line of
.L. c: arouches will run between
Tallahassee and Jacksonville, to leave this
plaoe every Monday.
UForty pounds baggage ivill be allowed
to each passenger, and for any greater weight,
one cent per pond will be charged for every
[llFare through, each way, $25.
JAMES M., HARRIS.
Jacksonville, Jan. 14. 3tf
fHE Subscriber has just received from
JL 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 Pork, Molasses, Sugar, Rice,
Mackerel, White Beans, Rum, Brandy, Hol-
land and 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
prices. M. K. PINCKSTON.
Jacksonville, Nov. 19,1835. 39tf
7th-Schr. Daniel Webster, Hinsdale, from
New York, with provisions for U. S. Troops
at Camp King.
10th-Steamer Florida, Hubbard, from Sa-
Brig Howell up at New York on the 35th
ult. for St. Augustine.
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 obtain the terms of sale.
An WHIPPLE ALDRICH.
Jacksonville, Aug. 17. 4w31
AST evening, about 8 o'clock, a re-
.L port was circulated in this city and
the neighborhood, that the Indians had at-
tacked the dwelling of Mr. Raphael Su-
warez, and had murdered his sister and
family; this report was brought to Jack-
sonville by said Suwarez and John Huf-
-fingham,-the town was in a considerable
state of alarm and excitement-the corps
under my command was called out,'and
remained under arms during the night,-
and a guard of twelve men stationed at the
.out-posts; Mr. Dunlap and Mr. Hogans
went out express to Pickett's, six miles dis-
tant, and on thep return reported that the
alarm had originated from the passing oft
the Nassau Troops, under the command
of Major Hart, near Suwarez's dwelling-
it appeared that they discharged several
guns and made some noise. This morn-
ing every thing is perfectly tranquil.
D. S. GARDINER, Capt. Comdt.
Three o'clock, P. M.-An express has
just been received from the Camp at
Whitesville, dated this morning;-Colonel
Warren states that there are three compa-
nies of the Regiment at that point, and
will take up the line of march for We-
tumpka to-morrow. The Col. reports one
hundred and twenty horsemen equipped,
and expects more. *
D. S. GARDINER, Capt. Comdt.
-HE subscribers ha-ing disposed of all
L their stock of goods to Mr. WILLIAM
RIDER, and having taken the store /lately oc-
cupied by them, they cheerfully recommend
their customers to patronize him.
Mr. Rider is fully authDrised to settle all
our Book accounts contrLcted in our store
business. Those indebted to us either by
note or book account, are requested to call at
hts store and pay the sam without delay, or
suits will be commenced.
BLANCH2RD & RIDER.
Jacksonville, Sept. 17tl, 1835. 35tf
HAVING purchased BL.3NCTRD CS
RIDER'S stock of Goods in this place,
and taken the store recently occupied by
them, I calculate to replenish the stock with
such articles as may be wanted to have a
good assortment for this market.
."[ Purchasers will findit for their interest
to call as above.
E]yPay on delivery of tie goods.
Jacksonville, Sept. 8, 1835. 35tf
HE Subsbscriber has just received from
Y New York and Charleston, per Schr.
George and Mary, a full assortment of
ENGLISH AND WEST INDIA GOODS,
which he offers for sale at the lowest cash
[D The highest price paid for all kinds of
produce-such as Cotton, Moss, Hides, Furs,
&c. &c. H. LIBBEY.
Black Creek, Nov. 19, 1835. 39tt
[97 H. Libbey having been appointed agent
for the Schr. George & Mary, he will attend
to the receiving of all kinds of freight to or
SCAPED from the Jail of Monroe Coun-
one ty, Southern District of Florida, a pris-
oner by the name of J.3MES S. SIOJVODS,
who was committed to my custody on three
indictments found by the grand jury of said
County, on the several charges of 'murder,
piracy, and larceny, and made his escape by
means of false keys on the night of the 14th
inst. He is a native of New Hlartford, (Con.)
a mariner, and has been for several years in
command of trading and wrecking vessels,
and at one time commanded the Schr. Lydia
of Philadelphiai He is about thirty years of
age, five feet five or six inches high, has a
down cast guilty look, dark sallow complex-
ion, but from close confinement for several
months had become somewhat pale, has a re-
markable scar on his head and some scars
about his face. He is well known in New
York where his wife's connexions reside.
I will give the above reward if he is secur-
ed in any Jail in the United States, or the
same reward with all reasonable expenses if
delivered to me at Key West.
THOMAS EASTIN, U. S. Marshal.
Key West, July 25,1835.
FACTORAGE & COMMISSION
nHE Subscribers intend establishing on
JB the first November, a branch of their
House in Charleston, S. C. for the transac-
tion of Factorage and Commission Business,
under the firm of W. KINGa & Co. to be con-
ducted by their partner W. King, and would
respectfully offer their services in both the
cities of Charleston and Savannah, to their
friends and the public.
R. & W. KING.
Savannah, Oct. 5, 1835. 2w39
JACKSONVILLE TO ST. AUGUSTINE.
Ktcn'- --'- "* -j
THE 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.
U['Forty pounds baggage will be allowed
to each passenger, and for any greater weight,
one cent per pound will be-charged for every
gyFare each way $5...
ALL persons having demands against the
Estate of MARYY BOBKIRK, deceased,
are requested to present them duly attested,
to the undersigned, on o0 before the 1st day,
of February next, and allpersonsindebted to
said Estate are requestedto make immediate
JAMES HCBKIRK, Ex'r
WILLIAM MILLS. Ers"
Jacksonville, Oct. 1, 1835. 38tf
IS hereby given to all persons, that the
SCommanding 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.
JOHN WARREN, *
Col. 4th Regt. F. M.
Jacksonville, Dec. 8, 1835.
R. B. GREGORY,
Attorney and Counsellor at Law.
HAS opened an office in Jacksonville, for
the 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
RANAWAY from the subscri-
ber, about iwo months since,
his two negro fellows, George
and John. George, a South
Carolinian born, is about 40
years old, 0 f the middle size,
E well built, he stammers so
much thatat times it is diffi-
cult to understand what he says.
John, an African born, is about 28 years
old, middle size, stout, fat, and of a very black
complexion. Both jobbing carpenters. Those
two negroes are probably lurking in the
neighborhood ofWhitesville, on Black Creek,
Duval County, E. F., where they have their
wives. George at Mr. S. Y. Garey's and John
at Mr. Brown's.
The above reward will be paid by Mr.
Francis Gue, Merchant in St. Augustine-
thirty dollars on the delivery in the jail of
said city of each of said negroes; besides the
reasonable expenses incurred to bring them
there, or on the delivery to 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 said Francis Gue.
St. Augustine, July 1. 29
F HE Subscriber has just received a com-
plete assortment of Enghsh and West
India Goods, and Groceries, which are offered
for sale at the lowest prices; I
J. P. LEVY.
Picolata, Nov. 10.'
I shall make application to the next Coun-
ty Court of Columbia countyj(which will
be held on the first Monday in April next)
for a division of the cattle of AdBEL G. LO-
PER, late of said county deceased; all per-
sons having claims against said cattle will
render .in thair aecounts on or before that
time.' JAMES EDWARDS.
Dec. 4, 1835. 3m42
SIX weeks after date, I will apply to the
Hon. the Judge of the County Court of
Duval county, for letters of administration on
the estrte of CHARLES HO YT, late of said
county, deceased. JOSIAH FOGG.
Dec. 10,1835. ,,6w42
ALL persons having claims against the
1 estate of the late JOHN F. BR 0 WN de-
ceased, and all persons indebted to said es-
tate, are requested t present their claims and
make payment of their debts, to F. J. JUD-
SON of St. Marys, Geo. or J. G. BRowN of
New Orleanis, Executors.
t" ', F. J. JUDSON, Executor.
Qf Doe, 3d, 1835. 41tf
S*: NOTICE. "
S I Weeks from date, I shall apply to the
Honorable the Judge of Duval County,
for letters of" Administration on the Estate of
CHARLES HO YT, deceased.
Jacksonville,-Dec. 3. 6w41
H. H. PHILIPFS.
Jacksonville, Feb. 2.
STORE TO LET.
?-nHE STORE at MANDARIN re-
_t cently occupied by E. A. Co-
HEN, Esq. will be rented on fair
terms. It is a good stand for business, and
possession can be had immediately.
Apply to C. READ, near the premises.
Mandarin, August 3, 1835. 29tf
20,000 LBS. OF BLACK MOSS
HE Subscriber will purchase the above
quantity of Black Moss, if delivered in
Savannah previous to 1st October, in large
or small quantities.
AT this Office, an apprentice to the Print-
, ing business, fifteen or' sixteen years old,
of good moral character and industrious bab-
its, to such an one liberal encouragement will
be offered.1. Nov. 19.
SThe undersigned respectfully an-
nounces to the Public, that he in-
tends opening, early in October, the
Hotel known as PICOLATA HOUSE. The build-
ing having been greatly enlarged, will com-
fortably accommodate a numerous company,
the Rooms will be well furnished and the
Table richly supplied with the best fare the
Picolata is situated on the St. Johns river,
forty miles above Jacksonville, and eighteen
miles West 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
beneficial to invalids laboring under pulmo-
nary affections. -
A Steamboat running weekly between this
place and Savannah, will afford every desira-
ble facility for communication between the
With these advantages, the undersigned
hopes by his unremitted personal attention,
to render entire satisfaction to all who may
favor him with their patronage.
JOHN P, LEVY.
Picolata, E. F. Sept' 12. 8w38
J. W. MORRELL.
Savannah, June 17.
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
O. M. Dorman Esq. will be punctually at-
tended to. S. STREETER,
Justice of the Peace.
June 17. 25
ALL persons having demands against the
Estate of Mrs. CLEMNdTINE GAU
TIER, dec. will present them properly attest-
ed, -and all persons indebted to said Estate,
will make immediate payment to
W. B. ROSS.
Jacksonville, July 25, 1835, 29tf
WO Copper Stills,nearly new; one con-
taining two hundred gallons, with a
heater of the samp capacity; the other con-
taining fifty gallons, which will be disposed
of at terms advantageous to the purchaser.
For further particulars inquire of 0. BuB
INGTON, Esq. Whitesville, or at this office.
Jacksonville, May 6. 19tf
By George K. Walker, Secretary, and Acting
Governor of Florida.
WHEREAS, an Election was held on the
first Monday in May, 1835, for the
election of a Delegate to the next Congress
of the United States, for the Territory of
Florida; and whereas atsaid election, JOSEPH
M. WHITE received a greater number of
votes than any other individual, as appears
by the returns legally made to me :
Now, therefore, in pursuance of law, I do
hereby proclaim the said Joseph M. White,
duly elected the Delegate from this Territory
to the next Congress of the United States.
Given under my hand this 28th day of
August, A. D. 1835. G.K. WALKER.
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.
Jacksoq hkug. 3. 29tf
LANKS of all descriptions Printed at
at this Office, at short notice.
I]TAlso, Job Wor* in a handsome style,
and on reasonable terms.
** Justice Blanks-Deeds-Bills of La-
ding-Manifests, &c, constantly for sale at
this office. .-
DREADFUL ACClDENT.-A son of Mr.
John Pedrick, ofGlassborough, N. J. aged
16, was on Sunday last killed in the most
shocking manner, by the explosion ofa flask
of gunpowder in his pocket. Having dis-
charged his piece, it communicated with
the powder in his pocket, and he was lit-
erally blown in two, and died almost in-
VERY DESTRUCTIVE FIRE.-The paper
mills belonging to Messrs. Brown, Tower,
& Co. at *Hampden, Me., were burned to
the ground a few morning's since. The
loss is estimated at-twenty thousand dol-
lars. No insurance.
SPECIE.-There arrived at New Orleans
on the 4th ult. in three vessels from Meta-
moras and Tampico, the large sum of one
hundred and eleven thousand five hundred
and fifteen dollars in specie.
NOTICE TO TRAVELLERS.
PORT OF JACKSONVILLE......DECEIBER 1
Jacksonville, Dec. 10th, 1835.
,CLERK's OFFICE-DLvAL COUNTY,
Jacksonville, Augjst 3d, 1835.
THE STEAM PACKET
W ILL run once a week from Savannah
to Picolata, touching at Darien, St.
Mary's, and Jacksongille.
V. & W. KING,
Agents at Savannah.
Freight payable by shippers. All slave
passengers must be cleared at the Custom-
Conveyances for St. Augustine, in readi-
ness at Picolata.
July 1, 1835.
A doctor visiting his patient, a lady, re-
quested to look at her tongue. She open-
ed her mouth and put the end of her tongue
out. The doctor said, put it out a little
further, madam: and was under the ne-
cessity of repeating it several times, the
lady only putting her tongue out a trifling
distance each time. At length the doctor
remarked: put it out as far as possible,
madam. Lord, doctor (says she) you must
think there is no end to a woman's tongue."
"I was going," said an Irishman, "over
Westminster Bridge the other day, and I
met Pat Hewins.-Hewins," says I, how
are you ?" "Pretty well I thank you Don-
nelly," says he, says I, "that's not my
name." "Faith; no more is mine Hew-
ins," says he. "So we looked at each
other again, and sure it turned out to be
neither of us."
"The dust is quite astonishing to-day--
surely, we had a great deal of rain yester-
dap," said a traveller in Ireland to the driv-
er of his car. Oh! is it rain, your honor,
replied the whip, bless you, sir, it's noth-
ing in Ireland, which is so dry that there
was plenty of dist on the roads the day af-
ter the Deluge."
A learned young lady being asked at a
tea-table if she used sugar, replied, I have
a diabolical invincible repugnance to sugar,
for according to Imy insensible cognitions
upon the subject, the savosity of the sugar
nullifies the flavosity of the tea, and ren-
ders it vastly obnpxious."
WANT OF A NOSE.-A gentleman with-
out a nose was followed by an unfortunate
old beggar-womah, who wound up all her
speeches with '4Heaven preserve your
eye-sight!" "Why so good woman?"
said he, "Because your honor has got no
place to hang on a pair of spectacles."
A company of equestrians lately'per-
forming at Canandaigua, amongst the ma-
ny acts of horsemanship exhibited, was the
riding off without paying the printer.
Dr. South began a sermon on the text,
" The wages of sin is death," as follows:-
" Poor wages indeed, that a man can't live
Nothing is so freely given away as counsel.
LAND AT ST. PABLO
THE FOLLY OF ANTICIPATING TROUBLES,.
Afflictions seen in 'prospective are more
appalling than when they actually arrive.
For there are'few but are attended by some
alleviating circumstance that deaden their
force. Why, then, should we sour the
cup of happiness, by anticipating trouble
that may never reach us, and in probabili-
ties dependent on a thousand contingent
circumstances, never likely to occur at
once. The folly" of doing so will be placed
in a stronger light by the following anec-
A country woman set 'her daughter, a
girl of fifteen, to bake, while she went to a
neighbor's. After some stay, she returned,
and found the oven sparkling hot, and her
daughter in another apartment in the great-
est agony and tears. A sight so unexpect-
ed, excited the most tender sympathy in
the maternal bosom, and solicitude for the
cause. After much entreaty, the daughter
complied.-" I was thinking," said she, if
I was married and should have a dear little
child, and it should live to run about, and
i should be baking as I now am, and I
should go out for fuel and should leave it
alone, and it should take a chair, and should
get up to the mouth of the oven, and it
should crawl in, and should burn itself to
death, all to a crisp, what a terrible thing
it would be. Oh oh dear, what should I
Let us not 'smile at the imaginary trou-
ble of the girl, while' half the ills we feel
are equally imaginary, but meet those that
really exist with fortitude, and'they will
become less formidable, in proportion as
they are met.with firmness.
ELOQUENCE EXTRAORDINARY.-A com-
mittee man on the construction of-a cer-
tain turnpike, once addressed the meeting
in the following language:-" Who among
you, gentlemen, can mark the onward
march'of Internal Improvement, without
cherishing feelings of pride for the present
glory of your country The stupendous
work now under construction, when com-
pleted, will be an additional star in the
coronet of our nation's greatness ; millions
will admire the patriotism and enterprise
of the citizens of- county; the hog
trade with Kentucky will be secured,
which will be of immense benefit to this
flourishing village, which I can already
picture as one of the proudest cities in the
world! I therefore, gentlemen,, motion
that we appropriate an additional wheel
barrow and two shovels for the use of the
A new way of keeping warm, during
the long cold nights cfa down East win-
ter, has been put in practice with good ef-
fect at Bangor. It is to have a buckwheat
cake made large enough to cover the bed
like a quilt, and spread it over "piping
hot," at the time of retiring. When made
'of sufficient thickness, it retains its heat
till morning-and then, if a person is too
lazy to get up, he can' make a very good
breakfast by eating off the edges as he
We recollect to have seen some where
an anecdote of an old patriot, which is too
good to be lost. He received the first
number of a newspaper which had for its
motto-" Be just and fear not."-Shak-
speare; which he read thus:-Be just and
ifearnot Shakspeare, upon which he jump-
ed up and in a gush of patriotism aind rust-
ic simplicity exclaimed-' Blood and 'ouns!
I don't fear Shakspeare norany other tory !
Let him come on-we'll teach him a niew
game of 'IHide and Coop,' behind the
ANECDOTE.-A countryman came to
one of our hotels and wrote after his name,
P. O. P. S. F. G. Here was a title. "Pray,
my dear sir," asked a bystander, what
do those letters stand for ?" "Stand for!
why that's my title !" Yes sir-but what
is your title?" Why-Professor of Psalm-
ody and Schoolmaster from Connecticut."
A soldier flying in battle, was called to
by his comrades, "How canst thou be so
infamous ? all thy fellows witness thy dis-
grace, and cursed thee for a coward!"
* That may be," said the fugitive, but I
would rather be cursed as a living soldier,
than hlest as a dead hero."
TO THE PUBLIC. .
HE SUBSCRIBER, having purchased
The Southern Agriculturalist from, its late
Editor and proprietor, Mr. John D. Legare,
solicits the support of the friends of Agricul-
ture, and of the interests connected with t
throughout the Southern States. He has
published this work for Mr. Legare from its
commencement, in the year 1828, and he is
thus practically acquainted with the mode in
which it should be conducted. Its publica-
tion will be continued on the same terms and
in the same manner, as heretofore with such
improvements as his experience m'ay suggest.
As the subscriber is solicitous to make this
Journal the vehicle for disseminating useful
information, not only with regard to estab-
lished systems of husbandry, but also experi-
mental efforts in Agriculture and .Horticul-
ture, he invites free and unrestricted commu-
nication from all persons occupied in these
pursuits. Let no one imagine that solitary
facts or isolated experiments are too trivial to
be communicated. All systematic knowl-
edge is.but the aggregate of humble particu-
lars; and Science, in every department, is
brought to perfection, ot through the instru-
mentality of a single eirraordinary mind, but
by the contribution of particulars by many
individuals, and generally after the lapse of
many years, he is desirous, therefore, to have
as many facts to record as can be furnished
and from the planter, who is systematic in
his experimental labors, an account of his
failures as well a his successful efforts, will
be acceptable. If the last are worthy of being
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, whern 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 four
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.
The subscriber begs leave, in conclusion
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.
Whether it will be in his power to continue it,
will depend not only on the Pecuniary but
the Literary Contributions of Southern Plan-
ters. He confidently noxIeaves this matter
in their hands, feeling a Tull assurance that
there is wanting on the part of our Planters,
neither the liberality nor mental energies ne-
cessary to sustain the Southern Agriculturist.
A. E. MILLER, Publisher.
Charleston, S. C. Dec. 1,1834.
Persons desirous of subscribing can apply
to W. T. WILLIAMS, Savannah, or at this
THE BOSTON PEARL AND LITER-
ARY GAZETTE.-Volume Fourth.
Published every week, by
ISAC C. PR3 Y, Jun.
The work will be published weekly, each
number containing eight large quarto pages
-equal to sixty duodecimo pages-of miscel-
laneous and original matter, printed on supe-
rior white paper, with perfectly new type. A
handsome title page and correct index will
be furnished, and the work at the end of the
year, will form an excellently printed volume
of four hundred and sixteen pages, equal to
three thousand duodecimo pages.
The volume will contain twenty-six pieces
of music for the Piano Forte, &c. equal to
one hundred of common sheet music, which
could not be purchased separately for less
than five dollars; and the publisher is deter-
mined to procure the simple rather than the
complex and difficult.
, Although the publisher places no depex-
dance whatever, in the support of it, as a liUe-
rary 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
ces, Statistics, Obituary notices, &c. &Q. in
addition to the Tales, Leands% ,Essays,_ Trav-
elling, Literary, Fugitive and Historical
Sketches, Biography, Poetry, &c. making ant
elegant paper for the parlor, and for the lover
of polite literature, as contributions will be
secured from sople 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.
TFRMs-Three dollars per annum, as the.
paper is firmly established-to be paid in ad-
vance. Two dollars for six months, ta 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. Jan. 1, 1835..
HE undersigned Commissionersgiveno-
tice, that pursuant to the Act entitled
" An Act to amend ar Act to incorporate the
FLORIDA PENINS A AND JACKSONVILLE RAIL
RoAD COMPANY," apoioved February 15,18,35,
that the Books will b' again opened at Jack-
sonville, at the store f1I. D. Hart, Bay-street,
on the 4th day of My, and continue open
until the 1st day of August next, to receive
subscriptions for stocl to carry said Rail Road
By the 8th Sectionof this amendatory Act,
the subscribers for Utock heretofore taken,
have a prior right to subscribe for the same
amount of Stock on tie New Books.
M1LHH D. HART,
T. J. MILLS,
STEPHEN EDD Y,
DS. B. LANCASTER.
Jacksonville, Marh 31, 1835. 14
HE Subscriber las for sale the following
A'articles of merhandise.
Superior quality Blankets from $4 50 to
$5 50 per pair.
A good quality Negro cloth 371-2 c. pr yd.
Irish Linen from 50 c to $1.00.
Best plaid Homespuns 7 yds. for $1.00,
3-4 Honespuns unbleached 10c per yard,
Superior fancy str.pes 18 3-4c.
Silk h'dkfs from 5)c to $1 50,
4-4 unbleached Skirting 13c per yard by
the piece, or 6 y'ds fir one dollar by retail,
Shirting bleached .rom 13c to 25c pr yd,
SFancy dress and furniture calicoes from
13c to 25c p:.r yard ly the piece,
SattiAetts from 87l-2c to $125 superfine,
Superfine cloth $450 per yard,
White and red fannels from. 37 1-2c to
62 1-2c per yard,
Bed tickings froml8 3-4c to 25c per yard,,
Musquito netting,,ood quality $1 25 pr ps.
A good assortmenlof fancybelt ribbands-
shirt buttons-silk-seing silk-ball and
spool thread-writin, paper-superior do.-
ladies white hose-lorn and wood combs-
silk and cotton umlrellis-and a good as-
DRUGS A.N MEDICINES.
gQ7The above artides are of the best quali-
ty, and will be sold fr a small advance, for
cash or produce.
JOHN W. RICHARD.
Jacksonville, Jan 22. 4tf
CABINET FURNITURE WARE-
JAMES H. COCKE, No. 100, Broadway,
New York, offers for sale every kind and
quality of Sofas-S d eboards- Secretaries-
Book Cases-Tables of all, descriptions-
Chairs of every tuality-High post and
French Bedsteads o Mahogany and Maple-
Hair and Moss Matrasses-Feather Beds--
Looking Glasses--arpets-and a full as-
sortment of every timing necessary to furnish
April 7. 3w15
HE above company take this method of
I informing thie 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
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-
Athree acres. For particulars apply to
I. D. HART, or
Jacksonville Jan. 22. 4tf
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 my store after the
10th March. HARDY H PHILIPS.
Jacksonville, March 3. 10tf
SUGAR MILL FOR SALE.
A GREAT BAIGAIN is offered, in the
A-, sale of a Nev Sugar Mill, from West
Point Foundry; dimeter of Centre Roller,
two feet two and ahalf inches, and two outer
ones, one foot ten and one-fourth inches-
with Iron cogs, points, &c, as also a set of
Kettles from the noted Foundry in Scotland,
known by name of tle Carran Foundry, war-
ranted and proof, as tmalleable Iron. The ca-
pacity of the grand Kettle is three hundred
gallons, and proportioned, or graduated to
sixty gallons, bein four to the set; all of
which, with Cooler;, Vats, and a Cistern to
contain thirty hogsheads of Syrup, will be
disposed of, if applied for shortly, for at least
twenty-five per ceni below cost.
A line directed ,o E. B. COX, on Sidon
Plantation, Mclntosh County, Georgia, (as
Managerr) will be attended to.
March 12. 4wll
SUNDAY MORNING NEWS.
T HE Sunday Morning News has now been
before the public for upwards of three
months, and if any criterion can be drawn
from the number of its patrons and subscrib-
ers, it has met with a flattering acceptance,
and the principles it has been guided by in
its, management, have been approved and
sanctioned. As a consequence of its increas-
ed circulation, its advertising friends have
come toward in large numbers; and,asitmay
now be considered fairly afloat, and rising on
the tide of public favor, it affords an admira
ble vehicle for the dissemination of such in-
telligence as those engaged in business wish
to communicate to their correspondents and
The number of papers supplied to casual
enquirers, in addition to the regular subscri-
bers, on Sundays, is very great, and is con-
stantly increasing; which is another proof of
popular approbation, and a sign of the attrac-
tive character of its general and miscellane-
Under these, favorable circumstances the
Sunday Morning News will proceed with re-
doubled confidence and energy, in laboring
to gratify the curiosity and taste of the pub-
lic, in all the various items of intelligence
which form the staple of a weekly journal.-
The man of business will be sure to find
therein the most recent and correct informa-
tion upon the state of the foreign and domes-
tic markets, the current of business, the arri-
val of vessels, and every thing connected
with mercantile affairs; the politician will
meet with a faithful abstract of the move-
ments of parties, with legislative proceedings
here, together with details of the political
operations on the continent of Europe, and
every other quarter of the globe : the lover of
varied and diversified reading will find the
means of gratifying his appetite as copiously
supplied as possible; while the admirers of
literature will be sure to discover something
to suit their tastes, in the choicest extracts
from native and foreign periodicals, and in
the contributions of popular and approved
writers. The tone preserved throughout, will
be that of scrupulous morality, so that the
most fastidious shall have nothing to object
to on this score-and the wish of the proprie-
tor, as it has been and will continue to be his
duty as well as his \desire, shall be to unite
in its columns in well arranged and digested
order, all that is sound and elegant in litera-
ture, amusing in art, instructive in the scien-
ces, and necessary for correct appreciation
of passing events.
The popularity now enjoyed by thisjournal,
will be the best guarantee for a careful adhe-
rence to the means by which it was acquired;
and the patronage hitherto extended towards
it, the most flattering encouragement to a
, perseverance in the same course.
New York, August 16.
CASH will be paid for One Hundred Or-
ange Sticks, of various sizes, on delive-
ry at this office, immediately. March 5.
GREAT NATIONAL WORK.
Of useful and Entertaining Knowledge, to be il-
lustrated by numerous Engravings.
BY THE BOSTON BE WICK COMPANY.
HE success which has attended the pub-
lication of the best Magazines from the
English Press, has led to preparations for is-
suing a periodical more particularly adapted
to the wants and taste of the American pub-
lic. While it will be the object of the pro
prietors to make the work strictly what its
title indicates, it will, nevertheless, contain
all -articles of interest to its patrons, which
appear in foreign Magazines.
Extensive preparations have been entered
into, both with Artists and Authors, to fur-
nish, from all parts of the Union, drawings
and illustrations of every subject of interest,
which the publishers confidently believe will
enable them to issue a work honorable to its
title and acceptable to the American People.
The American Magazine' is published
monthly--each number containing between
forty and fifty imperial octavo pages, at Two
DOLLARS per annum, plyable in advance.
It comprises-Portraits and Biographical
Sketches of distinguiished Americans ; Views
of Public Buildings, Monuments, and im-
provements; Landscape scenery-the bound-
less variety and beauty of which, in this
country, will form an unceasing source of in-
struction and gratification; Engravings and
descriptions of the character, habits, &c. of
Birds, Beasts, Fishes, and Insects, together
with every subject connected with the Geo-
graphy, History, Natural and Artificial re-
sources of the country, illustrated in a familiar
and popular manner.
Boston Bewick Company.
No. 47, Court Street.
[g7 Editors of Newspapers throughout the
United States, who will publish the foregoing
Prospectus, and notice the contents of the
Magazine from tin$ to time, shall be entitled
to the first volume.
Any person remitting the Agent, by mail,
post paid, Ten Dollars, shall receive six
copies for one year-and continued as long
as the money is regularly forwarded.
A liberal price will be paid for appropriate
and well written articles, or drawings, illus-
tritive of national subjects, possessing in-
terest. Subscriptions received at this office.
Dec. 25, 1834 1I
BY An act passed by the Legislative Coun-
cil of this Telritory, at its last session
and approved by the Governor, Feb. 14th,
1835, the Subscribers were appointed Com-
missioners to open Books and receive sub-
scription for the stock of a Bank to be loca-
ted in this Town, lo be called THE BJANK
In pursuance of which the Subscribers
hereby give notice, that the Books for Sub-
scription for the stock in said Bank, will be
opened in this Town, at the Counting-Room
of Messrs. Blanchard & Rider, corner ot
Bay and Liberty streets, at 10 o'clock, A. M.
on the fourth day of May next.
g, J. MILLS,
ISAIAH D. HART.
Jacksonville, E. F. April 2d, 1835.
Tallahassee, March 8th, 1835.
Y an act passel 21st November, 1829, it
is provided that all Bonds executed by
Auctioneers, shall ie forwarded'by the Judge
of the County Court to the Treasurer of the
Territory of Floridt; and thatall Auctioneers
shall quarterly in each year commencing on
the 1st of January transmit to the Treasurer
under oath, taken t;efore some Judge a copy
of all sale effected by him, with the amount
and at what time aad place, and for whom
the same was mad4. Now, all Auctioneers
are required to take notice of said law, and
conform to it, or suts upon their Bonds must
be instituted. Judges of the County Courts
are requested witliout delay, to forward,
droperly certified and approved, the Bonds of
Auctioneers in thei: possession.