South Floridian

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South Floridian
Place of Publication:
Key West [Fla
William D. Wharton
Creation Date:
November 10, 1838
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ptrangar he would thow hitn to his chem Well, friend, as thnaluhast sworn, thee slhow:-A gentleman, living not very far base schemes,*Wswe have: no doubt, un-
, br door, may do it; but thee minst not make a prac- from me; had his orchard repeatedly robbed, authorized. Messrs. Walker and Baldwin
_'My fi e.d, who will spend the evening trce of it." and bidding defiance to prohibitory acts,re both highly honorable gntlemen, and
vithb me, prehtor pale sherry,' said he, you had an old man-trap repaired and set up ingy ra g
maysend itpa boitl, and a few cigars.' Wonderful Discovery.--A late Paris his orchard. The smith brought it home, can have no feeling or motive in unison
*i did not e itacly understand what you paper gives the following interesting narra- and there was a consultation as to wh:ch with Mr. Smith. That Mr. Smith inform-
said tourname was~, said the bar keeper, tive of a very singular and most important tree it should be placed under. Several ed Mr. Meegin that lie might confide in
t the utmust pitch of hia .voice. discovery made by a Parisian gentleman, were proposed as being all favorite bearers; and consult and advise with, those gentle-
'Ye a little ice would improve the wine with the aid of a fine telescope, from the at last the smith's suggestion as to the lo- men, we have no dbt:- t e judgd
very much, was the answer; 'and now that heights of Montmarte. ,cut-'iuo was adopted, and the man trap set.. e r i- i
I tbinklt f it, )ou may put the bottle in a As a gentleman was taking a rural walk But the position somehow or olher did not erroneouslyof their feelings, opinions, and
wine coo letr from the quarter of the Nouvelles Athenes, please the master, and as tastes occasional- character.
His friend now joined him, and they pro- where he then resided, up to the heights of ly vary, so did his, and he bethought hiin of We entertain no feelings of hostility or
ceed to their room: The deaf lodger pa- Montmarte, he was seized with a fancy to another tree, the fruit of which he should ill ill towards Mr. Smith; on the contra.
tronized the house to the extent of another peep through the telescope of a peripatetic like above all things to preserve: Accord-
bottle before he slept-The waiter, when astronomer, who had established his erratic ingly, scarcely had lie laid his head upon his IN we wish le wre an honest man. But
he brought it up, ventured once more to ask observatory near one of the windmills.- pillow, when the change was determined we feel bound, as the conductor of a pub-
his name. Alter a minute survey of the surrounding on, and ere long the inan trap was trans lic Journal, to expose the baseness of his
SNothing more,' ?aid the very deaf man, landscape, the amateur was induced to di- ferred. Very early the next mornl.g, the conduct, that he may not hereafter entrap
except a slice of cold ham, a pickle, and a rect the telescope on his own house, near cries of a sufferer brought master and men the untwarv and unsuspecting. We regret
little bread and cheese. the foot of the hill, when, through the open into the orchard,aud there they discovered.
Thenext morning, after breakfast, when window of the first floor, he distinctly ob. the Smith.-Blackwood's Magazine. that be is not here lo witness the exposure
lhesatranger's horse was brought up to the served an individual opening the drawers of his own shame and disgrace. He has
door, he asked for his bill. He was told it nf his secretary, and with all convene t-- go.e on to Washington City, there to in-
was six dollars and three quarters. expedition appropriating their contents.- trigue villify honorable men, and sell the
You are very kind,' said he,' I had ex- The astounded observer had sufficient UTH FLORIDIN. ti, ii h e men an t
conscience he has yet remaining, to
pected to pay you; but if this is your cus- sence of mind to call sone passers byE e he hs et emainin, a
tom, to charge nothing for the first visit,- witnesses of the robbery,and each of them,.r -- obait for Indian Key a port of entry, and
you shall lose nothing by it-all my friends after a peep through the telescope, gave his Y MORNING, NOV.IO. For himself a judgeship.
in Spengoville will certainly give you at name and address in writing, and declared We shall forward him this number of the
least one call when they come into your his readiness to appear as an evidence. paper, so that he may read for himself the
neighborhood--Good morning the theft. After the usual declarations lo i. V ri-LLA NY I sxroun.--W course e s e pur g, and e con-
SI would thank. you to pay your bill, sir, theauthorities, the robber was arrested, and publish below a lette written by Tomar cseque ce s en n rsi an te contren.
before you go,' screamed the discomfited as the stolen goods were found in his pos- te sequences a tenant thereon.
bar keeper. session, he was fully committed for trial. Jefferson Smith, Esq., late of Indian Key, T following are the affidavits ard let-
'I am very much obliged to you,' said addressed to our delegate in Congress; and ter alluded to:
the deaf gentleman,' I can put them on;' -Young .Women.--There is nearly a'- the affidavits ofB. Meegin and A. Semple, (. temple's A ait
and he took up his saddle bags and depart- ways something of Nature's own gentility relating thereto. The letter, and a reconm- (Mr. e
ed As he mcunted, the bystanders began in every young woman; it shames us men menddtion of Mr. Meegin for collector of Terf F i ss
tolaugh the very awkward to see how much sooner they are polished Key W.est.
embarrassment which afflicted tihe poor bar into conventional shape, than our rough, this port-boll, in the hand writing of Mr. Andrew Semple being duly swori, de.
keeper. who, in despair, coatunued to bawl masculine angels. A vulgar boy requires Smith, have been left with us for tie inspec- poses and says, iltht he has recently acted
after the delinquent, who continued bowing great assiduity to walk three steps- I do tion of any person who may desire to see as cleik of Benrjamin Meegin ofKey West,
and repeating his assurances at he would not say like a gentleman, but like a body them. and that while so acting, Thomas Jefferson
certainly remember the accmiodations that has a soul in it: but give the least ad- It is event lha d to go Smith prepared a letter to the Hon. C.
and civility of the hose, and recommend vantage of society or tuition to a peasant Downing, which tias designed for sad(
it toall his friends, who might passthrough girl, and a hundred to one but she will Washington City, and there vilify and Meegin t16 sign, sbal, and forward as his
the city. The gentleman who so well af- glide into refinement before the boy is able nmisreprlieent our officers; and those Icletrs own. That e wasg *allrd upon to make a
fected deafness, won the wager which had to make a bow without upsetting the table. were so contrived as to bolster up and give copy of said letter.-Ztlit iR did so-and
been staked, on the successor his scheme, There is a sentiment in all women, and plansibiliy to his intended slarider. that the paper marked A vriltten by wi
and paid his bill the ,ext time ho visited sentiment gives delicacy to thought, and ess, is a trie copy of ai'd letter. That
ihe city. tact to manner. But sentiment wilh men This corrupt, slanderous, sneaking, and he saw said Smith write e last paragraph
Sis generally acquiired-an offspring of the assassin-like attack, made in Mr. Smilli's to tlhe eaid letter relative to the s!uicessor of
Miseries of Indolence.-None so little intellectual quality-not, as with the other letter upon thecharacter and honor ofsome Judge \Webb, and understood 6tiir from
enjoy life and are such burdens to them sex, with the moral. of oui citizens, whd are infinitely ab.-ve the Smilth and Me in, ithat Snriit had written
selves, as thoso who have nothing to do- I e whble of lii d leiler for Meugin to
The active only have the true relish of life Dutiful Widow.---he clerk of a large taio wic adopt, sign, ll o iwapd as abuoe rr-
L- 1~Iwho knows not whan ir is to labor, ioes parish, not five miles from Bridgenorth, Sa- and favor. is of a piece with r is whole cha- lated. -
I MW-I..c Q rf ater as exhibited 'm -' nipc AN4 .FEMPLE.
.SW .. ... _I N .- ake the confidence of ubm n', this
Sekn-ow nothing of it. It is exer andt bundle, had the curiosity to follow her, ,i in rd o 5, '-
tion that renders rest delightful, and sleep and he discovered her to be Mrs. tr Powning n the friendship of Ibe lI0n." '
sweet and undistubred. That the happi- whose husband had not long been interre'. Judge Webb, Wm. Marvin, Esq., and a few J ,
ness of life depends on the regular prose- The following conversation took place:-- others, who are his known and tried friends, py 7
cutionof some laudable purpose or calling, "Ah Mrs. what are you going Insane, futile attempt le does not I now .o
which engages, helps, and enlivens all our to do with your watering can?' Why, Mr. Downing.
powers, lot those bear witness, who, after Mi'. P--- I have begged a few hay- Mr. ordon, our
spending years in active usefulness, retire to seeds, which I have in my bundle, and amni he attack upon Mr. oon or C r Megin's Afiarit.)
enjoy themselves. They are a burden to going to sow them upon my poor husband', lector, which is too contemptible to receive err, f Flor -.
themselves.--Re. W. .Jay. grave, and have brought a little water with hle countenance of ar.v hoornale man. Monroe Couniy. ss
me, to make them spring." ''he clerk re. states as fact, what neither tIme authir nor
The Mechnic.-- If there is any man pied: You have no occasion to do so, as ts cr ejamin A eegin, a merchant of Ke
upon whom we should look with :esteem grass will soon gro upon it !" Ah !- tis mm ty beeve o be true. Wst, being sworns,s, tal Thoras Jef-
and admiration, iut is tilieoet, ad drP -onei Pbe
and admiratin,,it is the honest and indus.- Mr. P-- tiat ; but you know That part of the letter which attempts person Smith, believiing this
trious mechanic, who, by his own unaided my poor husband lies here, made to foist himself forward, n. a person calcu. friendly to his interests, on,, oraboout the
exertion, has established for himself n re- me promise,on hi ,I would never late to succeed Judge Webb, is too su- 2th day of October las, proposed Ian ar-
'spectable station in society; who, com- marry again till hil d grown over at sued Jude ueb to s- rangement between liniscif and dC 'e
inencing in poverty, by his skill and assidu- his grave; and havi vcry ood *li, prcmely man and ridiculous to be created hy which deponent was to tcoy severaiet-
S ity, surmounts every obstacle, overcomes made me, I dunna wiso break my word, seriously. lteti sign the same. addias and forward
Severe prejudice, and succeeds in establish- or be kept as I am." His aFpointment would be popular thm to tht Ion. C. Dnvning, De',ate min
ing for himself a reputation, whdse value he late elecin in this cCongress, and others The letters were to
i enhanced for those who come after him. Ocular Demonstration.- We find in an s e action f 13 te adopted Ais depnelte'i ut were written
ows nor m 7 outw of 123 votes !--This and to le left withdi-ponent by said Tho
Such we prize as the noblest work English paper, says a New York paper, the is his populariT Jefferson Smilh. A!orrfpondsnce wos.
of which human nature is capable-Ithe fllowing excellent anecdote: popularity! Jefferson Smith. Acrrindce was
highest production she can boast. Let it owing excellent ncdot: The truth is, Smith is feared, c.-- also, to be kept np between depoientand
ever be borne in mind by the young re- On Sunday Week, among the tens of So Ie is feared, shunned, and avoided by Smith, while he (Smith) rermaied at Wash-
tchanic just entering on the stage of active thousands who enjoyed the majestic spec- all honorale mn fearful o in co intn The deponentwas to make no
:life--let it ever live at the foundation, and tacle of the eclipse, there was an honest e a o confident except wih Mr. Baldwin and
be the moving spring of all his efforts, that weaver in the neighboring village, who, like mi"nated by his dishonorable and villainous Mr. Walker, of Key West, and Mr. Jacob
this situation he must strive to attain-It many others, is imbued with the honorable principles. Houseman, of Indian Key. For deponent's
must be attained by all. Untiring industry desire of giving his children a mere exten- The -afli lavit of Mr. Meegin discloses services in the matter, Smith was to get
and a virtuous ambition never fail of ineir sive education than he enjoyed himself.- the nature of a cies of crrespd ce him appointed Collector of Key West, and
reward. They never yet "were exerted in When the eclipse became annular, lie ex- to b carrie in case of failure in this, deponent was to
vain, and never will be, while honesty and claimed, 1 wish our Tom was leer. Shun in endu to b carried on wil Mr. Smith have a lot on Indian Key for three years,
justice are ieft in the human hear. after he gaed to astronomy, he used deceive and othllers, whom lie named, unparalleled rent free, with the privilege of purchasing
meaboat the sun being money thousands of in Ihe history of sneaking intrigue and ly- it of him at cost.
The way to win a Kiss -l'he late Mr. liates bigger than thIe moon, but I've lell't ing dishonesty. Mr Meegin's siareme Jn tIle proposed correspoiidnce, Smith
Buish once told the following amusing sto- him he was mistaken. What better proof is enlilled to fuli creit e has o itnt. write and sd end the letters fom
ry of a brother barrister on| the Leicester would Ilet ae than to see the ane laid on cr H has nt Washington, and deponent itas lo copy
circuit. As. the coach was about starting, .the top of the either? I allow the sun is rest in misrepresenting; and his testimony and adopt, and send ihem back to Smithl
after breakfast, the modest limb of the law biggest, but, I'm sure it's no aboon a thoom is confirmed by the actual production of and the other individuals iatied by Smith,
approached the landlady, a pretty Quaker- breadth each wa,, If he wadna believe one of the series of letters, and the recom- so as to appeal to be writneii and coming
ess who.wasseated behind the bar, and me, e would, surely, believe his ain twa mn n f r fro deponent
said he could not think of going without een." mendation of himself for collector, in the Smith wroe several of mhe letters at Key
giving her a kiss. Friend," said she, hand-writing thee must net do it." Oh, by heavens, Man .Traps.-Thieves sometimes catch The association of Mr. Baldwin and Mr. ed to.their several addresses given by Mr.
I;will, though!" replied the eager barrister. thcms'lves, as the following incident will Walker in Mr. Sinilh's dishonorable and Smith--and they were to be handed" over




to ir. Simple, d,;ponein 's clerk, for copy-
ing-A slight difference afterwards ensued
.between Smith and drliicent, which indu
ced Smith, as deponent believes, not to
leave tbhe letters with Semrple, except the
one hereafter named. The'originals of these
letters in the hand writing of Smith, depo-
nent was instructed by him to destroy as
soon as copied.
.-One of these letters, addressed to the
Hoin. C. Downing, was left and copied,
and the original, with my name written on
the back, as a distinguishing mark hereunto
attached', is in the hand writing of Thomas
Jefferson Smith, and is lle 'first of the pro-
posed series.
"Sworn and subscribed to befo-e methis 8th
Sday of Novetnmer, A. 1838.
Clerk of the Superior Court of the Sou-
thern Di.strict of Florida.

(Copn' of the Letter.)
S Key West, Nov25, i838.
Hon. C. powNIG; :
Sir--As a friend bf yoeirs, politically
und oilierwise, I wish 'to apprize you ol
what, peilihns. voi' are not awari,--ihai
.th iere is a slito party organizing against
,,- ou In conseqiience of your going to makt
. is a S:afe. ,Tere are some here in whon
'1 know you put great' cnfidenceL--) he
0wil go against ru sebc.nil thouliigh opeili
hiey may profess to be for oui-keep a lool
o)It for them.
You msrit not judge 1)y our ret~ent elec
tion anything; Mr. Baldwin and mysel
were at Nassau, or;, I assure you, thing
'wolld i.ave' gone very different: Marvil
is notl as'popular as Smith---but hI
started months before him, and got Smith'
friends plr.-ecd to go for him. before the
knew Smith was a candidate. You wvil
et Dade county if yon keep the tight sid
,,f Srith and fl].ii, .nni, and Baldwin an
J can di' a good business for you here; a
ti Imugh you must expect much opposltiol
even firon those who pretend, to he you
.ie-nds. Yon did a bad business whe
you get Gorddri aJpopiltled Colledtor here
His ateccptiiig iii lnfice under an adminiE
tration that i.e ('p')t'pses, pgoes to onfirnm it
people in ih belio iff f i- icaniiies :-
ina:vy oppose you becan 1 yoe ,gn)t hi aI
p1dlinled. ,r -. ; --,
I hope you wijl ke' ti la i ,ood pa

|.s id 4< a y 'l tibhme.ns in *r
Sis an a
t'lm|r9 4 :rwa Iiilnt rr would lie p
.,~V '~liFsih is. I.''~is111 is fanrted, ai
F 'osed ihere-Onicet It i hIjs poi
i e ill beat mmetin all in populirit

Our readers abroad may not all of the
linow who this Mr. Smith is, whose tale
at dishonorable intrigue is so conspicuous
dis1,lac(l in to-day's paper, It may be wi
to throw a little light upon his history f
the last two y'ai-, that lie may be knov
and avoided.
A Mr. Smiiti is a lawyer-was a passeng
o n board the ship America, wrecked on o
S ast about two years ago.
lie appeared among us hcilc,and to
very occasion tb show his letters of int
auction from Martin Van Buren, Goverr
Maicy,'and B. F. Butler, addressed to I
SForsytih, of Mobile. Hesoon attached hi
telf to the interests of Mr. f ouseman, :
proprietor of Indian Key, and has belong
to him ever since. In 1837, lie manage
to get himself appointed Judge of Di
,county, and, in that capacity appointed.
managers to conduct the recent election
Senator at Indian Keymen, noibriously
absolute tools of himself and Mr. Hou
ma-i-and he candidate for The Senate
that election. The result of'the electi
shows the object of their appointment
Upwards of 90'votes were put into the I
lot box before a quarter past 8'clock in
morning---aill for Mr. Smith: The
prohibits the opening of the polls bel
f o clock. It is believed that.not over
teen legal votes san be polled at Ind




ot Boat, George Washington.

a t

Key, including aliens, foreigners, and mi-
nors,during the whole day. Being beat in
his election, notwithstanding this fraud, he
has now gone to Washington to get a pott
of entry for Indian Key.
Hfe is Mr Houseman's lawyer, judge, and
lobby member in Congress i As a judge of
Dad, he has taken and exercised jurisdic-
tion in a litigated case in which Mr. House-
man is plaintiff, arid about which Smithhad
been previously consulted with as a lawyer.
Perhaps some persons may not be inclined
to condemn Mr. Smith's conduct, because
he it paid for it by Captain Houseman:--
He is a lawyer, and works for his'ee, and
his client should be held responsible for his
conduct. We 'do not approve of this rea-
soning:--Bothn are responsible---he who
pays, and he who receives.

The Schooner Orion, from Havana to
this place,; ent ashore on the 7th instant,
Y near Sand Key Light, and was totally lost;
Sthe master and crew were taken off by the


Thbe reat Western, Isas the New Yerk S O N .
Tr anibript, was spoAinh on th' 7th instant;
lat 4i162, on 59,having been three days out 'WOTJVN'T YOU TAKE SOMETHING'











trom .New York,.
AIR-' rSome love to eoam.)

General Mirabeau Ihas been elected, by a Soine love strong rum, or the ale's white
very large majority to the Presidency of the foam,
Texian Republic. Wbhn the bung hole whistles free;
And for right good cheer some tipple beer,


'Newport, Thursday, Oct. 13

The Providence Jouinal, on the authority
of a passenger in thle Royal Will am; re-
lates ilie following incidentsin her late voy. I
The vYesel had a very boi iterous passage,
having hbid 17 days of westerly winds.--
The owners, it appears, desirous of making
the mosi out bf the voyage, dispensed with
70 lonil of Coi ajjkinilc t k
rrnrr Tt merchandize. 'Ihe hsad
winds keeping hi~r but a few days longer
than was calculated, her fuel fell short, and
every thing like wood, such- as spars, plank,
etc were sawed up to supply the boilers
with fuel. In water, they wore also short,
and for several days previous to her arrival,
the passengers were put on an allowance
of 4 pint a day. Fearing that they should
be.unable to reach New York, it was de-
termined on Tuesday to put in at Newport,
as it appeared by tleir chronometer, that
they were then not fair )f,. But it seems,
that in consequence of aa accident which
happened that day to the chronometer, they
had made a mistake in their reckonua of
150 miles, and instead of being near New
port, they found themselves suddenly ap.
proachihg Long Island shore. Considerable
alarm was felt on board, until they met a
Ship fr'im New York, informing them of
their error. Had ltho weatherr been thick at
the time, as it was 12 hours after, nothing
could have saved them from shipwreck.

On Wednesday evening last, between 8
. and 9 o clock as two respectable ladies wero
Returning homeward through Orange street,
d they were encountered on the side walk by
a negrb fellow and two stout wenches-
i we beg pardofi-a colored gentleman and
e two cdlored laides, one on each arm--who,
not content with usuiping the inner portion
Sof the via trista, violently ptmhed the un-





protected females fiom the pathway;-the
brawny arm ofone of the sable she -brutes
at the same time inflicting a murderous blow
.... .- th e, Ih- a i t .. .. ... n.L I i.- 1 r.. .- .f.-




But the limpid stream for me.

Fo the forestshade, or the mountain glade,
So cheeri!y forth I go,
ro'drink my fill at the gurgling rill,
When the sun is sinking low.

!n the stream I dip my glowing lip,
And the cooling draught pours in,
Sask no spring of brandy ling,
Or toddy made of gin.

if nwt^' 'Tonty crave,
The fount that gurgles free,
The green-wood trees, in a cooling breeze,
And a limpid stream for me.


In Northfield, N. H., on the day of elec-
tion, says the New York Whig, nine revolu-
tionary soldiers attended the polls together,
and voted. The following verses were writ-
ten on the occasion.

Room for the grey haire soldiers !
In a noble band they come--
But not with the battle shout,
Nbr with th hd of the martial drum:

Not with the nodding plume,
Nor the war steed proudly-prancing,
Do they come, with the light of the day,
On their bayonets brightly glancing.

Not now with the stars and stripes
Above them floating free,
Do they press to the battle field,
With the cry of Liberty.

Nor now does the cannon roar,
Or the speedy musket flash
Rally the ranks of the freemen
Where the swords of foemen clash.

With tottering steps they come,
And lips all bloodless now
They pass like the bride at the altar shrine,
To renew their early vow.

upop tit I. e oneo L-i i Ui1) Ie amuies, l etoi it1
effect' of which, she has not recovered.- For Freedom, still the cry
This canton outrage wag entirely unprovo
i Echoes from hill and vailee
ked-the party assailed having silently and es f ill a alle,.
voluntarily stepped aside in order that suffi And they rush at the call as in ot
cient space might remain for the transit of When the war cry bids them ral
these ebony angels--who, in passing, ex
claimed with a scornful toss-" Sheer; off, One tells the hairbreadth escapes ,
you ---- s I" With Stark at Bennington ;
Now we Ihave one or two serious com- Another drops a soldier's tear
:rents to offer on this transaction., fl the As lie speaks of Washington ;

er days,



November 3-Schr.WB Daffi, 13 days ,
rom New York, bound to St. Josep)h's;.
4--Sloop Veto, 13 (lays from Newport,
Rliode Island, bound to Tampa Bay;
4-Sloop Globe, Andrews, Reef;
6-Schr Whale, Benners, Tortugas;
7-Sloop VeVilia, Wood, Reef;


November 4-Schr W B Daffin, for St,
-United States Revenue Cutter Campbell,
Coste, on a cruise-
4--loop Superior, Haley, Mobile,
United States Mail, Schr Hope, Griffith,
UnChle.AStaoes.n; lip doston, Commander
Banbit, on a cruise;
5-Schr Alligator, Tampa Bay;
.6-Schr Hancox, Ximinez, Havana;
Schr Whale, Sawyer, Tortugas;


Remaining in the Post Office at Key West;
OCTOBER 1st, 1838.

Arman, Fran.
Balle, Mrs Sarah
Bednett, James
Clark, Robert
Collins, William
Denisen, Henry
English, W. F.
Ezardi, M. A.
Fitzgerald, T. H.
Fogg, A. F.
Hutchinsori, John
Hammond, F.
Hapkins, Capt. J.
Huntington, L.
Haiper, John
A, A, M,

Howard, W. A.
Miller, W.
Mills, Charles M.
Page, A. Dorothea
Philips, Franklin D
Powell, Jeremiah
Packer, Henry
Robert, James
Rickard, George
Speinoser, Roser
Semple, AS
Stitwell, Richard
Taliaferro, Dr. H
Tate, Thomas
Williams, David


T HE SUBSCRIBER has received. by
the Mail Bdat New Supplies, consist-
ing of the following articles, which are to
be sold for Cash only.
Rice, Sdgai, Bitter, Cheese, Soap, Rai-
sins, Dry Figs, Milk Biscuits, Sweet Bis-
cuits, Olives, Sperm Candles, Grist, Sweet
Oil, Claret Wine, a assortmentt of Candy,'.
Sdgar Plums, Mint Drops and Kisses-also,
common and fine Ready Made Clothing--
Liquors and Cordials: two pieces superfine
Cotton Shirting, and Apron Checks to be,
sold at Dr. Platt's House.
Key West, Oct. 27, 1838.

L inform the Citizens of Key Wqst that
he is now prepared to receive all orders for
carting and drawing, &c. at the shortest no-
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great number of females in our community, And they tell to each the olden tale,
wives, daughters, or sisters of absent mtrin Renewed in golden story
ers, cannot pass unattended from house to, Of Lexington and Bunker'Hill,
house, along our most frequented streets, And the death of the craven tory.
at seasonable hdurs without being subjected
to flagrant insul:s of the description:above Room fot the grey haired sold iesi i
noted; it is high time that a civilizayionso- Room for the patriot sirest :
city ivere established, whose duty it should Who kindled in our green land
be tlo furnish proper safeguards, and if need he light o freedom's fires
be, to apply the proper remedies. It would
be well perhaps for some bifbur philanthropic Lon may gather here
friends the Abolitionists to intermingle with Wi t c o the fre
their efforts at the equalization of human With the children of the free,
rights, a few hints at the policy o refraining And ever as now renew their vows
from a tooabrupt exenplificaton of the top- in the cause of Liberty.
sy turvy doctrines. If we are destined finally
to worship a dark idol; let us at least in mer-
cy be allowed to approach our fate by de- PASSENGERS.
agrees; f6r at presant we are so little prepa
red for ths chang that had some folks of In the Slp Veto from New York, Mis.
whom we wot, been within n speaking dis- P. C. Greene and Niece.
tance on the occasion referred to, the said In the Sloop Superior for Mobile, Messrs.
same folks would have essayed considerably Reese and Wheeler.
to make the fur fly,' sundry noses migh; In the U. S. Mail Schooner Hope, Philip
have iade latitude both north and south-- ontane Esq.
and lips already beautifully bulbaceous, n, Eq
and lips cli-eady bea dtionfuly aeout, In Schooner Hancox for Havana,-Messrs.
night have acquired an additional out M. Rsseau and A. F. Ti.
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