Key West enquirer

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Key West enquirer
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Key West Fla
J. Atkinson
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United States -- Florida -- Monroe -- Key West
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Vol. 1, no. 1 (Oct. 15, 1834)-

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each and day's service three dollars i
CUSTOMS. every
if break him of his sleep,-and his FLORIDA DIRECTORY. OFFICERS OF THE ,
you day,over and above his pilotage. :
wife would'nt like it neither, I guess; Compiled the Key Wed Inquirer. District of St. Augustine.-Collector,John Smacks and Wrecking Vessels sball not J I"

so I'd a leelle rather not-if it's all the Any error will be corrected, and addition Kodman. be subject to this ordinance. ; '

same to you.' made on the Editor's being notified of such District of Pensacola--Collector, Robert Sec. 4. Bo it further ordained, That any

Clap a stopper over all, you infernal error or omission.EXHCUTIVE.. Mitchell. Inspector, R. A. Mitchell. Surveyor vouch having passed tbo buoy on the Bar: of :' ,
Yankee,' hailed her first luff; and then she Win. M. Loftin. the North West Passage, before having I :1;; i

braced up again, and was off like a shot in been boarded bj a pilot, shall not be obliged i ;,

chase of said bog while we up-stick, and Governor, JOHN II. EATON. Secretary, 'District of St. Johns-Collector, James to take the same; but in case a pilot goes .t.. l.

We away' for Valparaiso.: Here, then, GEORGE K. WALKER.LEGISLATURE. Dell. Inspector, Horatio J. Dexter. on board by the request of h r captain,then i',.. ,
he shall' receive the usual pilotage. ,
j was the secret of the pirate'd constant cs- District of St. l\Iarks-Collector/Jclse- 11. Sec. 6. Be it further ordained, That all \\1' )

gaps: | from all pursuers,-this change ol( The Legislative Council is composed of Willis. Inspector Burr H. Duval. Inspector vessels bound into! the Port of Key West, "'

form, -ami of course, he would deceive anyone twenty-six members, divided among nineteen Augustus Steele, Tampa Bay. and spoken by a pilot, Coca Chica bearing: I 1,1t, .
I ,-c. g. the Yankee commander of the: Counties, as follows. Leon, Four ; North, or North Westerly, shall pay full t ;:,
I?_ I Escambia, Two; Gadsden, Two ; Jackson, pilotage at tbe same rates M though she bad i
G. J. ;
.J Tiro next*&?a)-, with only thirty handa to Two J Jefferson Two; St. Johns, Two; District of Apalachicola-W. D. Price., been brought over the main sbip chahnel. "I

) be seen, and our whaling appearance, we I Ii Walton, Washington, Franklin, Madison, Floyd Inspectot-, All vessel arriving and not having been IJ
Hamilton, Columbia, Alachua, Duval, Nassau spoken by a pilot before passing the above '\0 h '
entered the of Valparaiso not a
i port Mosquito, Hillsborough, and Monroe, District of Key West-Collector, William named limit, and being three miles from the :.
nor commanded by a handsome young man, One each. A. Whitchead. Inspector and Deputy 7
light house on Key West,shall only be sub I ,
as our captaiu hug a face like a dead-eye, Collector Adam Gordon. Inspector, Stephen ject to pay half pilotage ; but if not spoken ;'

and our real commander played wife to him, Delegate to Congress, JOSEPH M. WHITE K. Mallory. Temp. eigher and until after passing the aforesaid limits, in r i
fur the time beingas young and handsomeas Gauger, William II. Wall. Appraisers, tbat case she shall be exempted(from paying t't ; ;

ever. Some waggish persons, indeed, ELECTIONS. Charles M.. Wells, George E,. Weaver. any pilotage. j d" :

little thinking how truly they spoke,insisted The elections members of Legislative Inspectors, Charles Howe, Indian Key. Sec. 6. Be it further ordained, That all 1

that the said wife was, lo all inten's and Council take place annually on the second John Dubose, Capo Florida. vessels arriving through the West Pass, and. Ir '::.

purposes, commander of the shipsincethe Monday in October ; and Delegate to Congress Charlotte Harbor-Inspector, Alexander the East end of the Dry Rocks, to the ., \
had a of saying 'J 'Jl ask Biennially on the first Monday in Westward of Sand Key, bearing Southwest, ; I '
captain way 1
shall full but if R
May. pay pilotage, not spoken until
my wife, on all important occasions.At BANKS. passing the aforesaid limits, and being ,1 I
the end of four days-the said whaler JUDICIARY. Bank of West Florida, Apalachicola, char three miles from Key West light, only half

having wooded and watered, etc.,-1 Superior Courts, having Admiralty Ju tered 1829-capital, $500,000. pilotage shall be recovered, but if spoken I ,

was brought upon deck, (for I had been riadiction. President, Cashier. after passing the aforesaid limits, shall be \,,"

kept under hatches, too, since our arrival, EASTERN DISTRICT-comprising the exempted from paying pUota o. ,( :
that I need not be seen by any loafers,) and Counties of Nassau, St. Johns, Duval, Columbia Bank of 1'cnsacola, Chartered 1831-Capital Sec. 7. Be it further ordained, That all a "

having [Leon sworn to secrecy, (which oath, Alachua, Hillsborough and part of $2,500,000. pilots who shall bring a vessel into this port, t t i ,.
1 Mosquito. President Walter Gregory. Cashier,- shall be entitled to carry her out,unless the
N. n., I kept,) 1 was set ashore, and then .
Judge, ROBERT RAYMOND REID. Catlin. commander show and sufficient
the Three-Sisters weighed anchor and Attorney, can good : \, it
,p pi THOMAS! DOUGLASS. Marshal SAMUEL cause to th'o contrary. Any vessel arriving 11J( ij
'f i under a cloud! of canvass,stood out to sea, BLAIR Bank of St. Augustine, Chartered 1831, at this port without pilot, shall have liber- ''
to recommence her fair-trading operations. Capital $300,000. ty depart without a pilot, unless the cap. :
What leonine of her thereafter, is none The regular terms are held as follows :- (Not yet operation.) tain shall wish one. '\ : 'w

ol my business, though I am toldhcr tricks For St. Johns and Mosquito Counties, at Sec. 8. If any pilot shall speak a vessel j
vffTQ at last found out; and bright-sided St. Augustine on the second Mondays in Merchants and Planters Bank of Florida, bound to this port, outside the limits, and

brig, winch silo industriously chased for a March and October. For Nassau County, Tallahassee, Chartered 1C32.! the captain of said vessel sball refuse to

.. :hole/ day, and finally overtook, proved to on the second Mondays in April aud No Capital $200,000. take a pilot, he shall ,be liable to pay full l
vember. For Alaclma,Columbia and Hills- President, Cashier
pilotage, and the pilot so speaking him shall
;.f> F'--" sloop ol'-war,- command-
borough Counties, at wnansville, on the be entitled to carry said vessel out, unless i
Ii; :.'u" paying the devil in his own coin; Wednesdays after the third Mondays in Central Bank of Florida, Tallahassee, the captain refuses to take a pilot out, ia
MI.; m the interchange of' warm exprnta es- A pri"'a" }N o ember. And for Duval County Chartered 1832-Capital $1,000,000. which case the pilot ball be entitled to half
"- ,' whlth followed, (the F- sent her at Jacksonville on the first Mondays ir President, Ben Chairea. Cashier, L..lio pilotage out. t

<-> .'fi'fctuully;i to the bottom,that it was gen- May and December. Chancery terms are A. Thompson. Sec. 9. All pilotage shall be recoverable 4.
.rally' supposed s>ho would stay there lime, held al St. Augustine on the second Mondays forthwith before any justice of the peace 'it
in July and September' Commercial Bank of Florida,Apalachicola, upon affidavit of that he
unless: Jimmy Flatfoot actually took her I any pilot;, spoke 4
his However i Chartered 1832: -Caoital V500.OOO.. laid yessel or boarde, har auhid__ ___ or t6. .
under friend Greenhorn -- --- ww -- ---
wing I MIDDLE DISTRICT-Comprising the Counties (Not yet in operation.) prescribed limits, and tbat the captain of 'Tt| l'' \ j
all this is of : I
business. I
none our
of Leon, Gadsden, Hamilton,Jefferson said vessel refuses to pay pilotage or half I''i i "
JACK GARNET. and Madison. Union pack; of Florida,Tallahassee, Chartered pilotage, in or out as the case may be. .\it i l'',:

Judge, THOMAS RANDALL. Attorney, /8J3-Capital $3,000,000. Sec. 10. All pilots shall have a good and t '' .
THE FOLLY OF ANTICIPATING TROt JAMES D. WESTCOTT. Marshal, THOMAS Pre&identJobn G. Gamble Cashier, John sufficient pilot boat to cruise outside of tbe .'
IILES. Afflictions seen in prospective are ESTIN RANDOLPH. Parkhill. Reef, and the name of such pilot boat shall :

':,.appalling than when they actually ar be painted in legible letters in her mainsail I' j I
n!"C. For there are few but are attended The regular terms are held as follows-, Farmers Bank of Florida, Mariana, Char with the number of her brancn underneath'/j '
For Hamilton County, at tered 1834-Capital $76,000. tbe same. '
!h'\' 5 sue alleviating circumstance that deadt on the ntl
Mondays in June aud December. For (Not in operation.)
i I their force. Why, then, should wes NEW YORK TYPE FOUN-
Madison San -- BRUGES
County, Pedro
on the
,. ? he i cup of happiness, anticipating Bank of Jacksonville Chartered The subscribers respectfully
Thursday after the first Mondays in June 1R35. '
t foible: I that may never reach us,and in probabilities and December. And for the remainder ofj' Capital $75,000. inform tbe printers, that they have recently ,

in the of .
;: circumstances, never likely to occur at Mondays in April and October. I style the latest European specimens \
mce. The folly of doing so will be ,well calculated for ornamental printing
placed J
For the information of transient vessels or sasteful
I display,
making an assortment
n a stronger light by the following anecdote WESTERN DISTRIcT-Comprising the passing Key West, we give the following! of Printing Type unrivalled in : i' j I

:- Counties Escambia, Walton, Washington RATES OF PILOTAGE beauty,extent and variety. A book of specimens t
A country woman set her daughter Franklin and Jackson. be obtained .'
a may at the Foundry
I It. ,
girl <.f fifteen, to bake, while sho went to a Judge, JOHN A. CAMERON. Attorney, as eitablisbed by the County: Court. No. 13,Chambers street, near Chatham st. I t

lIeigl bol'i. After some stay,she returned, GEORGE WALKER. Marshal, J. W. EXUM. Be it ordered by the County Court, that all It contains specimens from Twelve Line UJt' ,
Vessels shall be subject to the following Pica t
to Pearl-comprisinr .
and found the oven sparkling hot, and her '
daughter in another apartment in the The regular terms arc held as follows 1 rates of Pilotage. 45 forms of Roman Caps. with 1. case : il'J.
and tears. A greatest For Escambia County,at Penttacola,on the Sec. \llvesae1s of War ) rte rooT 35 do Italic do do "I1'. ,
agony sight so une.xpcctfd first Mondays May and November. For drawings and not more ) 6 do title Roman do do
,excited the most tender sympathy in the Walton County, on tbe first Monday in than 14 feet, $2 00 5 do title Italic do do ,\ (l!;, l ls
muternat bosom, and solicitude for the !March and third Monday in November. Drawing 14 and not more do .h'd Roman do do ,. ""'\ I

"aU5<-. After much entreaty, the daughter For Washington County ou the second than 18 feet, 2 25 17 do Antique do do \t

': .allied'I was thinking: ,' said she, if Monday in March and fourth Monday ia Drawing 18 and not over 12 do Black do do. \? ; ,

i ivis m micd and should' have a dear little, November. }Jackscn County, at Mari 21 feet, 2 60 6 do Open Black do do ;, 'i
hild, and it should live to run about and ana, OQ the third Monday in March and the Over 21 feet, 300 do Script do do ( jA
1 suoaUl/ be baking I first Monday in December And for Frank Sec. 2. All Merchant Vcs- do Germ'n Text do do' i i' lif'Z
as now am and I I
.IIluld' go out for fuel and should lin County on the first Monday in April and sets drawing 6 and not ) 25 do Two Toe rora'n caps with figs

,.1: tie, and should take chair yeas it Thursday after tbe third Monday ia Decem over twelve feet, shall Spay PER FOOT 11 do Two lines Italic capitals! ,
,an J should ber. 10 do
$1 60 Sh'd Caps,of various kinds.
;vt, up to the mouth of the oven, and its All above 12 and not over 6 do Open do do ,'t' ,

'to jld crawl: in, and should burn itself to SOUTHERN: DISTRICT-Comprising the 16 feet, 2 00 7 do Italic capitals and figure '

(Joithall, to crisp,, what a terrible thing it County of Monroe and part of Mosquito. All over 16 and not above Besides ornamental letters, backslope, l .f

would DP. Oh! oh dear, what should I Judge, JAMES WEBB. Attorney, WILLIAM I 18 feet, 2 25 music,lottery figures, piece fractions, superiors (11 \;,

do'?' I MARVIN. Marshal THOMAS EASTIN.' All above 18 feet shall pay 2 60 astronomical end otbersigns, space f :, "I
)Let us not smile at the imaginary trouble Sec. 3. Vessels arriving or departing thro rules, brass rule, ornamental dashes long J ;, ; \

oi the girl, while half the ills we feel are! The regular terms are held at Key Weston the North West Passage and drawing four braces, more than two hundred kinds of j
the first Mondays in May and November. feet borders,and more 1000 kinds of cuts f -
e-j'ially imaginary, but meet those that real. or upwards, except such as are hereinafter and I .
t mentioned, shall ornaments for school books newspapers {i.4
ly exist with fortitude, and they will DC- COUNTY COURTS. pay $2 00 and scientific works; orders for of I's! 1
CUll less formidable in All Vessels bound through the any )
proportion as they The County Courts which,or composing; sticks, cases, chases ."
Laving ,
a limited civil West Pau and '
:arc met with firmness.A jurisdiction and touching at Key West for &c will be expected with the utmost
original jurisdiction in all the promp.
landing 4
purpose letters
I matters relating to Estates Guardians titudea large stock being always on band.
learned young lady being asked at a Wards, &C. arc held by the Judges in tbe, or obtarnrugaupplies shall of provisions, wood or They will aJ.IO execute orders for printing I,,
water depart without }
Ua-table if she used sugar,replied, I have several counties semi-aunually|| the above ordinances, unless being the subject to presses, ink, tic- which they will furnish at t
:a diabolical master of the manufacturers prices.
invincible r
repugnance to sugar, the said vessel shall
request: pilot to ake I t
for according to insensible APPELLATE COURT. of such Printers of newspapers will please
my cognitionsupon The obarge vessel and take:: her out over pub- t;
the subject, the savosity i f the sugar Court of Appeals consisting of the the Bar; lor which services be shall receive Bib tblsadvertisementwith( this note)three 11 I
Judge of the .
nullifies the flarosity theta and renders several Superior Courts is the usual rates of pilotage. AU detained tlm.leDdlog. paper containing it to tbe
held pilots and
annually at Tallahassee [ receive
it the& first when
on payment
on they
vastly obnoxious Monday in J ajutary. ot ant vessel, by the re* purcbaie four times tho
of her amount of their bills
commander, shall receive for from the Factory. .f




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-- loa _--':_ 7L and permanent tccurity of the conntry"- the Indians had received arms from Cuba warm-hearted interest in whatever concerns- I

TIIKA' \QUlltER.. It wis longfince"picdiclcd by one of our through the rgcncy of smugglers; and in the welfare of the Territory, have never I

s A1 }' WKST, FLORIDA : ablest and most valuable naval o'.licer:, .eference to the, above extract, would re- been more manifested than in the Cour5e-

----- '" ""f ihat the first naval battle in which our remark for the information of those at a he has pursued since the commencementof

--S.,iTt11t11AY._-- -";' ,--MAUCH- -19--, -1836.p -. --.-- country would bo engaged, would, in all distance, that for more than a year past there dire hostilities! that have already deprived .

p rtr Iiitciligcncc was received by our probability! be in the neighborhood; of Key has been but one fishery,-that there is now .I numbers of his fellow citizens ofireir:

I last mail, that a, re-occupation of the Post t West. Yet what is its cuoditi"1J 1 Unpio but one fishery upon the coast in which the home?,-their property, or their lives and

here by a Company, of Troop, would take tested for the relief of our own Navy; fitted subjects of Spain arc at all interested. that will, in all probability\ continue to

place as soon as the force could be spared for the rendezvous of an enemy. Everything Sometimes a small Spanish Schooner, andat work distress and anxiety among them fc*

',. from the present .theatre of war. Wo !have! which relates to the efficiency of the other times, an American Fishing-smack months to come.

also, )been 'favored with a sight of the letter right arm of your defence has been treated takes its fish:: to the Havana market ; and it For ten years has Mr. White representcri:

with cold imiiiierence and no who i is is a compliment tim Florida in the National
I from which the extracts below are taken, ; man poor to intelligence of i Legislature grit'!,
I I relating thereto attached to it, as 1 am,, can look at its condition the (piincipal chiefs, so much talked: about, without professing any undue prefer! ncr,

1 Extracts from letter from Secretary! of without pain and mortification." to suppose: ; they could foster the ridiculous tr ve t are confident: that no one omit hnci.orc ;

Mr. SOUTHAUD has airo made idea of such ; advanced the interests of his
I t \Vitr, to W. A. WmTEHKAT, Esq., Collcc a repirl t escaping by means to some c'u.! from the Committee 'aval of tho West India I nents or the wellfare of the
: I tor ol the Customs at tins port : on Affair", up-), -lands with all their 'fernl\" '', _
, onWar the $uhject of improvements at Pensa ne rocs." Besides, look at consistency May he reap his well earned reward 1,1 t; ':".

k! Jan.Department 29, 183d. )( cola, in which! the two places arc alluded: of the thing-the Indians are warring with gratitude and affection of the peoplr,

M II) aiaiuas: follows:- the Government for the remaining U. lt"
privilege of
StV-I have teceived your I letter (If)t the Melancholy Occurrence.-Some f ,
"The exports: of the Mississippi alone in Florida how little likely is it, therefore o ir;
I6th instantconveying an account of the residents undertook to celebrate the Inn, ;,
now amount to about t that they would seek
sixty-five millions underhanded
ordollars !
tate of thing in the southern part of Florida any day of General Jackson on the inorniniiefhe :
; and judging from the past' it m means of e'SC: ping from il-!
and at Key West. Major General may 15th inst. by firing a small swivel.
in a few years be equal to one !half. of the The, residents at the fishery alluded to
Scott has been ordered to the theatre of 3 The after
gun, repeated discharges, !)urn:
whole exports of the United Salt :I. This have: been in as much/ alarm since the rom
U.ostilitics! with full power to employ as and horribly mangled a man by the u.irm
commerce, both of export and import must mencernenl of hostilities, as if they had
nvch: force as will be necessary') subdue of Samuel Wilson, a native of Germany
pass near the outlet of Pensacola bay, in, never beheld an Indiana fact, proving
the Indians, and to remove them from employed in a Bakery here, who fired it
i'ti transit to and horn Europe, the West Inlies conclusively that collusion exists between
the country. I 'am sure he will push his >ff.: He died in the course of the day.-
tho Spanish Main, and the Atlantic them and the Savag's.-As: for the frequent
with' and This is another warning to all who would
operations promptitu
great e vigor
cities. Its protection and defence must trips to Cuba! }t('ifurncd by the Indians
and I trust the cilHculties: in that quarter' deal with fire arms, large or small, aid vvi
in their,
lepend on \I naval establishment in or near canoes, tradition alone, asserts,
will soon be terminated not again to hope it will have a beneficial effect, pan
he Gulf of the fact
Mexico and the committee do as occurring once, some 150 years
cur. cularly in our own community, as we think
out doubt that Pensacola is the proper pus[. ago, when a party escaped: across the Gull
-I I have General Scott detach here is rather too great a propensity ,. '
requested lo
ion for after defeat in
such a battle
an establishment, and that it at Key West :-the for such
a garrison to re-occupy Key West as sour ought to be aided by a sufficient auxiliary battle: which gave the Island its :Spanish: r rejoicings.-

ache h can-dp so. I have also directed the at Key West, both as a depot for provisions! name, Cayo JIucsso, from I ho number of Ductting.-A bill has been introduced; : ]

Ordnance department to forward without'delay I and as a remli zvous and place of rctrea bones found upon it when first: visited by I into the legislature of Louisiana, whicii: if t,

one hundred l and fifty stand of arms: : VOID and annoyance to an enemy in the the Spaniards.We passed into a law, will cflectually prevent

fit* together with the necessary ammunition to' West> Indies. Pensacola must be the place agice with Mr. Wyatt, that a necessity ''uelling in that state for the future. A-

1 the direction of the commanding officer, if i iI of construction and repairs. The'position exists for block houses along the coast, moiig t the provisions t f the bill arc the!:: ill-:

nthere is any at Key West, and if not, t of West and a naval force 'but I[
? eminently fits it for the usherobjects.'r nut from any fear <,f tuing:! :

t your care. : v * With whatever na. :u" Spanish! fihcnwlu0 ..o not !believt This bill guarantees to the crcihiot-<,

Very respectfully, ? wu lion it our fortune to be in conflict, that there aro ten to le found along the tho deceased: killed in duel, a full paui': : ; cot

f. ? Your most*. ob'i. servH.;: the principal theatre of the co.-itest Will whole :Southern: shore of the I'cninsuhi. from the property of the surviving i 1'.1 1..

'fI: LEW. CASS. most probably bo in or near the Gulf of and right to sue for tho same. In ca'c 1.1'
W. A. WHITEHEAD : -The last mail brought ns but little
.Mexico, and the object of amuck the commerce injury sustained in !body vvhcieby the ra,:v

/I Collector, 4t of the Mississippi., Every principle Liens one at all ofany moment relative is unable to labor for his, or his funnY.-i ;;
9 West to Indum ho tililit:. We understand
Key thata
of prudence demands that ample, propara- support, or to make good all legal demand: !
Florida. of 5th lust received
lon be made to meet such attack t mos, against himself incurred before or after :-:13::
"I in town, contains lie information in'a
"iccessfully., It has already been ( injury, the injuring shall be
NATIONAL nEFE; The much l letter party coiupelle-1!!
course t la to the Editor from! Gov. Eaton that
w long delayed." lH..l..U.I ) to support the j'Jlrtl injured and his f
ken; by our affairs with France during th (Gen. Gilliis', detachment/ had nriivodaiFutt afitll. fJniIy.
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/ anti to make at tine tiazaru} Im'wdisph.asuro
good ol Ue :
last year, has been productiveofsomegoori ALLIANCE BETWEEN TilE INDIANS AND King from Tampa Hay, which it

inasmuch: as it seems to have opened thejcs UMAUUS.Veregret that Major William left, our readers may recoiled., on the 14th Shall :forfeit any to the demand for the san.'c/: --

of one to the wants of \\'\all in letter }<'tu. No Indians nearest surviving rcl.ilive
every our army a / to a friend in East ; were seen on the route
t the sum of thousand !!
and navy; The tiller want of preparation Florida. has given countenance to tile fabulous between ihe two places The remains ol cm.and : ,
in every branch of dcTencuis truly appalling statement that tile Indians have received M.ij. Dude and 'his gallant companions were they fail to claim fur one scar,
the claim shall bo in the 'hand It'the
It is not too late, however, to remedy the or are. likely to receive, any kind of t fallen in with and inlet red. LU--

evil. Our l legislators. have awakened to a succor from the Island; of Cuba. He : next oldest relative. That the evidence of
says CQ-Tllcre was anamval from St. :Marks the dying party is good! and legal with regard -
true sense of our condition, and we trust Three years ago when I examined this !
t i a lew nays since but to all'claims himself and the-
!tint tho present session of Congress is only country, 1 met with clans of IndiansJn ; leccivcd no papeis( against
: and are con oily as much in testimony of his second valid and placed
clil the
the forerunner of others marked by a policy Towns and at fisheries, who seemed to beyond impeachment whatever evidencehe

more wise, than that which procrastinates know nothing about any white people except as: ever in relation to w laws have: been may under other circumstances ha"egiven.

s tile proper time for action has passed: the Spaniard, with whom they were alteieil at the htc session of the CuuucrlAppuiatme'ts This bill was read the first tilDe

i by. II i intermixed. The Spaniards having squaws for the Counties flf! Monroe and ordered to be printed.

i ,,\Ve: may take occasion; to allude more tor wives and the Indian/ men and hall mid Dadc. -111uxaoE-Jtaticcr. of Pleasures of Hope. Campbell thc celebrated -

particularly to the apathy which has prevailed breeds, engaged a* fishermen and sailors. I the peace. Lewis F. Breaker! Amos C. author of the Pleasurps of llop p<>."

in relation' 'to the defences: of the South Many i ol those Indians, vl was told, wet ,.Tift, Choilcs M. Wells. Auctioneers, J. lappened to be one day at a/i inn, in jilt f l, ::-

but. at present, we wish merely to expres.- excellent sailors and grit acquainted on the I'. Baldwin, \\'. lI. Wall. I dington England When the hour of ie--t

our satisfaction at seeing that the attention I coast of Cuba. That they had frequently D.\)>E.-Justices of the Peace, William I I drew tire nigh and ho expressed a fish to n..
a of :'
young chamber-paid imcorni.'u1:
'! of the Senate has !been turned to I the oxposted .i }[Kissed in their large canoes at a I lavoiable. COt Jcy, Lemuel Otis! William Whiiehead beauty attended/ him with a light to s-liow

state of (the Gulf coast Mr. South- limo from the Keys to that Island. Auctioneers him
FrolH William Cooley, William! H. to his chamber Tho unt&UI1Jn.: : ;
aril in his speech on !Mr. Benton'd resolution these facts, and the strong: partiality t tilt:) Fletcher, William White-head. Notary manners!, added to the loveliness and simplicity

for appropriating the surplus revenue have had for these Spuimh.: iist.vrnen, I Public, Charles! JIuvvc.New of his conductress, nude a powerful
imprc ion unnn lien rich ima.iin.itinn O'f
to the defence oft lie country, thus allude should not be surprised if they are nut feu --e----
the who
poet, in vain endeavored to r.i: t
t to Key \Vobt and Pcnsacola: up with the vain hope of finally escaping CtThe;: York Journal of Commerce his mind of her bewitching image. In the

What is: tlmconditionof Pensacola and i to some of thl'sC't: t India Islands, with s[speak of Pensacola as !being nearer to us midst of a delicious dream, ho was awakened : :

Key Weal,? They are positions of indispensable all their ucgnej than Havana.: Have Messrs. Halo and! by the appearance of the fair chim-

necessity, in 'possession of which ** If those Indians are not encompassed lltllock looIveJ! at a map of tho West laHon. bcr-maid at the foot of his bed, tearing a

r an enemy may.. seal hermetically, the month on tho land fide by blork-house and on dies laldy ? ltL..t\.tL !: ness light pc in her sonificd.h.ntl. and With looking an embarrassed like: lovcl.-:

of tho Mississippi, ; destroy your whole commerce I tint water by armed vessels: or boats, so as ;look, and a tone that

on tho Gulf;' watch your court t, and I to break up all communication between JosephM \Yhite.-\\Q have been Came o'er his car like the sweet south

bY prepared fur descent. upon its most unprotected I them and these Spanish fishermen, and our gratified: by learning from the Washingioi windrtitlllllg

point", nt any cno neat. .Witiavo ) runaway negroes, they may kevp ui1 a pcuy paper, that thA' injury sustained by this on a bank of violets."
gentleman from She asked hm: if lie tu a
: the objection
they been so much neglected? Why war with us for the next fie years, as Pu\\- fall mentioned in our bt'dfellUh Ye Gods illlY" exclaimed tie

hum iiui suiikient pieparaUons( been ,made. el, tbo celebrated Chief, insultingly told in last the, Duly House kept of him one day from his: place I:half dreaming poet, *. I accept, theorler with

far the repair and sustenance of your vessel the .\gent he could du, a 'hvn tuunliosiilmes lJclbfe Representatives. rapture!'* "O! I auiso glad!" exclaimed

} at one or l both thuso ,places ILu their mipnjtancu commencl'( ." We know uf noihiu, that could( have the innocent damsel l, for 'here's a drunken
tended moro to the I rider from Brummagem that wetlinna ken
injury of hi
escaped( 'hI: notice, of those whrsvl \Vc have *
already '
commotedupgrj the' ent tijarj the JppofMr.Vi, nstitu-j what to du w) unless ye lakaliiminiesidc
| e's
\'\! t-.ore,' "' 'directed. : to r. ." tGq'epejal, ." defunct, I nojMsensicaUtwyso tvttltlcitvlzt\-d, ibju tLo pnsujt 1 ; time. ye" Alas! how ddusivQarefhe pleasuresof
,;* talent
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From the Constitutionalist. in one of his sneering, withoing! maxims, By earth and claysho got lier pelf ter, nor up to 90 In summer. It i is entirely 1 }
that there is something; in the misfortunes/ And now she's turn'd to earth herself, exposed to the sea from every point of the

APPEAL FOR FLORIDA. of others not altogether displeasing to iw. Yo weeping( 'friends let me advise compass.
country's hills and vales, Abate arid The fare of his table and bar shall: be a i t
Hark our One reason for tiiismny! be, perhaps, a self i your grief dry your eyes the
Rood afford and
as will attended!
Steals there no note upon the ear? congratulation that wu are exempt from I For what avails a flood of tears by Private I ,
experienced servants rooms
List! for upon the wild, tree gales, what our neighbor is afflicted, by. Wo cut Who knows but in a run of years, for lodging g'lItlc-nwnladics, nnd families ;, I II

Swells forth the tocsin note of war. the following from ono of our exchange In some tall pitcher or broad pan, neatly arranged. The undersigned hopes I

Adown Saint John's, in rapid tide, papers, as it has a reference to the above. She in her shop may be again.roRT by diiigrttt! attention and industry to merit 4 i i

The crimson of our brother flows; When a man tells me lit-is i sorry for my --- I "---- the ru-turn. of his friends and the public f G

The Indian lurks him at its side, misfortunes, the most liberal constructionI .;s Uarutf lUtUtlJ'uct.) j.1 generally. S. A. :bl'KM'UH.:: ,, '

And glories at the white man's woes.Themaideti's can put upon it is, that ho is not very OF- "I\-\' l'...::=,....MAKCHMini 1U. Indian Key, Monroe C'minty, Terri49
of riorida
.. ,
--- --- tort November 7th+ 1BJ5.:! \ tf. '
wail-ye I hear it now t glad. y ED. | O The' St. Augustine! Herald. Charleston '

Torn from the altar of her home, Match 12.-Schr Hester Ann, Geiger, Courier, Philadelphia! ::::atuiday Courier t

What line is written on her brow- Solitude. Men pnzoit indisciiminately.' Reef/; ballast to W R Hackly.Sloo New York Advocate and Journal, and i '{

i What thoughts upon her bosom come! It is good only in moderation and relatively -j ;> Index, Willsu, Reef ballast to Boston Commercial! Gazette will give the ,\ '
It be u bur above fivo'inscrtions and forward theifaecouuts .
rind -as rest or medicine. may
ma ter.
Go, at her call, you may .
I The secret of that strain of wo: den. Jt may be a torture, is any unnatural Brig{ Charles Cut roll, Hoog, St. Marks, to t this olficu for payment. ..

: Go-and the anguish of her mind', state: may be. Some seek it Intelll( mdz to master. JOB PRIXThNUTHIS "EXECUTl'a- A'P ,

1 r lose blood-caused accents shall know. nicely as they do other blessings; and l'r-I', Schr AtlanticStevens Yolk, iiiil/ OKJ'ICK.PROSPECTUS.

know not its u: es. It serves to renew f for St. Marks ,
-- --
! Hark tu the mother as the calls strength dissipa'ed' in society, and to digestthe 14--Sloop.I Emily: RolciIj, Capo| Floii-
i In wiltlncs, for her only sun ; obsei ions elicited collision.
vat by da Ri jyiiii! Vc. from wieckof schr Olive or
; But stet! the flame-wrapt! limber falls- -

I One shriek of horror rfhc is one. Curious fact. A-Mr. Hanson, student I, Brnnch dJrLu;:to WmVhitchcad.' ElizabethVhitchcad. CapeFlorida The Florida Intelligencer. I 1I'I:

! But all the 'father,-where i is lie? of medicine llci wick Maine believing :
at sundries from schr Olivo Branch, IT Las frequently been n subject of iuridi0113 ') '
: He bared him to the red-man': blow : that the !blood might become impregnated Ito master.f observation, tliatnniidstso populous,and :'", ,

i His mangled: corps: beneath tho'cn, with Alcohol, as Alcohol had been lotiml' Sloop Latham Havanu to intelligent community as that of Florida ''
I Liberty, : mus '
! Is cold as Zambia's wintry snow. ill i ii the vesicles of the brain ot men who so few native newspapers (if the term may
i I died drunk, and. f fiwment cases of spoil be used( have been decently sustained. \V"I 1 !I
jl O where is he whose heart is lit I Schr Wai and John, Sylva, Charlottes have all seen and J'plorraltho evil; but tho j I! I

U iih radiance from the patriot's grave, laneous( combustion had occurred among Harbor, Dned 'fish, to J Culdez. people of tile Territory are certainly urcudiiip ,: r' I'

I Who 'ncath his: vine can calmly sit, the iiilerMpcralc, drew from the arm ut'u 15-Sieam: Packet David Blown, Wright, people; and it is thought that the 1 "I t

Nor strike--his neighbor's all to save? drunkard pint ot blood, which on tho application Havana, to F A liiowne. fault lif fault there be) can in almost every '"Ya

i Go lit your sleep-jo heartless throng, : of flamo burnt lor twenty or thirty! Sloop Energy: ,' Packer, Havana, to muster. : instance bo tracedeither lo the incapacity J : ,'I

! A grave of cowardice is yours: seconds. Thu result of tins experiment I or negligence of those intrusted 'with the ij '.

J But ye that rush to slay the wrung, was witnessed by the subject of it, who 1G-:Schr Firefly' Stuart, St, Marks. ballast management of the papers have heretofore 1 1" 1

We'll deck with amaranthine flowers.HELEN.. looked on m mute astonishment, and! by to W n Hadlc)'. successively,been projected. III the
City ofTallahasscc. alone, as we arc informed
several who
respectable gentlemen, Brig Wave, LCVMS, Charleston, bound to a print has been unwaveringly and '
certified thu of Mr. Han
to authenticity I
Mobile. steadily, for several years; hut probably it
Mercy and J udg mer.t. Hadst thou never son's report of the casi+;.-[Chailes. Mcr. 17-Schr Florida, Anderson, Capo Florida has not met with the entire approval of all 111

any dangerous full in thy intemperance! WJU'iTLN sundiieslo I \ F Engl h. parties, and under the persuasion that ano- .

Then God! showed thee thy sin, but yet did! LINES AT SEA I Iti-Sluup$ Eden, Fish, Havana, to mus ther, and a different print would bo accepta i 1'1( .

so pity thy person, that ho would! 'forbear If sometimes in the dad blue eye, tcr. ; ble to some and not altogether,displeasing i t.

thee a iiltlo longer, else that 'fall had! been Or in the deep red wine, SAILED. to others,we have been induced to' issue the g. ,

in thy grave. When thy gluttony gatt e Or smoothed by g!,-nt!lest melody! March 12--Sloop I'r iicico, Burrows, present assuming Prospectus.In tho charge. of

thee a surfeit,and God! gave theca remedy'his Still warms tins heart of mine; Un\'ana. r ive profess to be fully aware of a the public Press' \ !
meaning then was, that thy gluttony Yet somctnmg colder in the blood, March 13-Brig Charles Carroll, Iloog, bilities derolvinguponuL 'It is an engine '. :

rather should be cured sooner than thy surfeit And calmer in the brain, New Yoik. ,' f I of irnmenic power, and when wisely con

-lhat repentance should have been thy Have whispcied that my youth's bright Hood 14--Schr Atlantic, Stevens, St.t Maiks.. ducted is calculated to advance tho best in*'

ro'/iedy, and abstinence and fasting should Ebbs not to flow again, Schr Hester Ann, tiger, Reef teresU of humanity This'napcr.U intend.

bo thy cure. Did ever thy proud and revengeful Sloop:> Liberty, Latham, Havana. } ed to subserve how interests. Cherishing" ; I'
rf by Helvetia's lake ardent
' azure an attachment to'tho
free institutions
spirit engage thee upon a duel, or 16--Schr: Delight! lurrows.kdnr Keys, '
Or Anu's : of our native soil
I shall
yellow ;
i stu-am, wo ever' endeavor
vexatious lawsuit and Gud thou 011 1 Steam Packet David '
brought Brown
Each star of memory could awake Wright, N. to support them, and to impress.on the mind .,
with life or peace? His purpose then was, As in first dream,- Orleans. < *' a ..; of the r'eopJo'thIue icon pftfm'incsdmriblo' r
that hit should teach thee charity young 1C--Mail Schr Laura Walker Charles privileges have
meaty I know that \\hen mine shall greet : they inherited.' To this '
And ho that cannot read tho purposes of 1 eye ton. end our columns will on all occasions: bo 4| 'j'
The hillsides LI
:: ak and bare op ;
God written with the linger of judgment Sloop Energy, Packer, Havana. < en to tho advocates: of any rational !system '
That home 11 .
gird it w: not meet
(for as yet 'his wholo hand is not laid 011)) my Brig Wave, Lewis, Mobile. 'of general education ;believing ai! we do, d :

either is consigned to eternal ruin, because My childhood's sunsets there ----- -- ------- ,-- -- .- -- that they only wl.o understand- ----- .II.PIP...n .rl.....i.t...>. I'1' f'
can best appreciate
God will no more endeavor his euro; or i if I 0, when love's first sweet stolen kiss OT1CC u hereby given,that the spring; and will most watch. i'
fully guard them. The
his mercy still continues and goes on i in Burned on my boyish brow, 1, term of the u;; crier Court fur the in duo administration of thcirlawful public authorities/ I I ,,", ,1{

long suffering, it shall be (by such vexatious Was that young Hothead' ) worn as this? Southern Judicial District of Florida,, held will be IUttained-lJUt, should powers, I n

instruments, such caustics and corrosives, Was that flushed cheek as now? in the city of Key West, is postponed by unfortunately present itself to an our occasion notico/ ? y \
His Honor James
Webb '
such torment ing and desperate medicaments Was that wild jxilse and throbbing heart Judge of said we will not hesitate to denounce what we I
Uutnct, to the second in Juno "
such which, in the very cure, will soundly! Like those xvhich vainly strict ensuing, being the thirteenth Monday day of said may conceive to hd an auuso. To promote ;' .

punish thy t folly and ingratitude. For deceive In thankless strains of soulless art, I month, at which time Juror, witnesses, morality-tho general prosperity of our ,I 0;

not yourselves, God's mercy cannot To dream themselves alive? parties, and all others concerned will attend common velopemerit country of tho and rich especially tho full, de I
,resources of this
bo made a patron far man's impiety I accorll ogly.I .
any !I Alas! the morning dew is gone, I Territory-to encourage the observance of
the purpose of it is icpuntance-and God Gone the full .,f TIJO CASTto Martial an orderly' deportment: in
ere day- society-to (otter f !
West. March
will do It Ly the mercies of its mercies, or Life's Key !9, 1U3U. .L2-=1tJN a spirit of generous emulation ;
iron fetter still* on, among our '
by mercies; of his judgments; ho will break industrious citizens in their f
His I respective
wreaths all turn away.Happy I OTICE.-AuN A. M. JACKSON Esq. branches \
our hearts into thousand fragments ol of business. These i 1\
a if still is and in are among
some casual hour my agent attorney fact dur
contrition, or break our bones into the ruins ing lay abstuce. JAMES WEUU. ; our objects. '', .t
of the and And sinco Can warm the fading shrine, In the proceedings of the: Federal Government 'y
grave hell. God Too March 1, JtlUO.! [12-tf]
rejoices in his mercy above all his works 'be soon to chill beyond the power .--------'- rioridians arc as intimately concerned I I j

will be most impatient that we *ha: 11 despise Of love, or song, or wine! MAH JJ.\L'd .:\LB. as any other citizens of taw United I'I'J;!
States and "
[Am. Monthly entertain ufc lively an interest in l
that in which he most delights, and in whichwe BY \' Ut'llaof an order of nlo from the doctrines it avows and the
havo the greatest reason to delight; the A PllONLEM.: I. the Honorable Superior: Court for the Southern !. pursues. Its acts and principles measures, therefore y \ ",

riches of that goodness which is essential, .1 Judicial Distiicl of FJonua, lo me,: willjjot impropeily. become the subjects of I;i
and part of lib glory, and iscomrmmicatcd m:pit aphona. O! Man IV. "O a diKcti-U and delivered, 1 do hereby give]!calm, but at the same time thorough consid
art Ac A' Ware.
to us, to bring us to repentance, that we public notice, that J hall oiler at public eration. In the politics of the Territory, ,

may partake of that goodness, and behold! 1IKXB outcry finm the Warehouse: F. A. Browne of course a part must bo taken ; not that of 4 Nt's

that glory. ... A'r,1f'1'I HISST, 0, : gLmS, Esq:: ni the city uf Key West, ou Monday a blind zealot or infuriated partisan, but, }
.. _..
that of 11 ili ,/>a .i iinj'.rt _nnrl .;..r-. .. ':ft'., Ii !
KA Tha -- -- --- ---- --- uw u. '
tD rinejr, Itayc the ill 1st day of ,MurctlillI: the tiitiio cargo Irf .I' IlIqUI-

The tray to go afaourtln' ;. A correspondent Han M l'. RO! ma bus-y. oi the VVrecked (Karl (>ieciun, consist: >> resolutely rer. assuming be muiutaincd this ground, which will I .If'I
of the United States Gazette, wri L I Feto life le cLay tub of Ftirniiuif, iJr) Goods, Lxjuors, selves thai/ every communication we pledge, of' wha our(.* j / ;{

ting from the Old Colony, in mentioning hoalt HI, an dc ,> GIOCCIICI'c.. &c. Terms of sale are soever nature, and from \Yhatcvcr.ource, I' \"',

maternity! ; of the Quincy Adamses,, including Lay a. 'hey O! Ther p, cash! ISo goodd:; will be delivered until ell will be\ thankfully received and respectfully !' "I' .

two of the Presidents of the union El Fauullo W she' Si. > bills:: are bellied.' Older: not to be accepted. attended to ; always under the proviso, ) I

says-' Old John Quincy ,Adams, you remember UrnMTooartbh THU EASTLX: Marshal, which (ax being unshackled by personal ob.

of whom the tradition U i curcut Erfc:: L. fy ewe eping By J. .\. THOUROiN, De ty .11. ligatIOn or party prejudice) wo will strictly

that he got bu wife' Mi*3 MuUiiu, ,by un- Fri B. N. dslct VI plead: ," MItf113J, 1S36.; J(Hid k) or Adhere personally to, that abusive nothing',.hall scurrilous ever be admitted, or I\w. Iw i

dcrtakhg to act as : or mediator into
iwsscngcr our columns.
for his friend, tho gallant: Copt. Standish Scab ATEyoU, n,(i, A Resort for Invalids. Tho|p,tJgrJuive advancement' in cave' Arts
(rather more gal-Iant than gal-landby the, R1K, F, 0, It, Sciences and General' Literature of our

. way, would bCCm.) John was handsome! Wlla' 'J'.. Va-ail!, sa Qwn and other lands, will alwap receive i

and genteel! and delivued: his errand in a tl! Flo O! D of caw Arl' rroper notice ; and ogr selections (rum the

style which so fascinated the fair damsel l,! Whole, N'uwSIJU lighter works of the day will, wo hope, bo i

Miss 'Prh cill3, that fixing 'her eyes on hu TmArunO, f fjc! t II. SL'liMLlUhLU having lIetl1ul1 both Measures instructing and allluinK lC*our reader*.

charming face, she co.ild not restrain; when Arsm S, O, met all 1*, IlimuU oa Indian K. > t.a" deter. interchange have with already jr"bccu Ibo' taken best tur a fair :_

he finisJrfd,the interesting It che'o R Bro a D- mined to open a JIJ(j Sf. lor boardio? anu f4011 omo and acwupa
pen periodical. effort
John, why not speak; for )' cryPrltJlt."t Pan ahem H. E. lodging. and; bettering it jo le ope'of lilt made to provide fur ciery vur subscriber will< a K tiv .

of. -course settled the matter. posteri- R.= zM hop ma Y B. tnott Stat Jawralle kituationt m dIe'Unitcd pleasant ardo.ofnltiro.idecuruparilon' *jp
presidents and all HOW do you think I Lag -A. I. re;. persona who are kufferiiig Iron, r In return. o a.k the liberal support of(boublic. 4
ho could do puhnunar) U11t1ltptio; and niujierous ctironiolu I:. CHANbLER I
otherwise* Dr. Thalcher tells( THE PROBLEM SOLVED diseases, and ollhgtd seek : ,
a refuge (run, i cit.
me enough else, but not how tfw lucky ,An epitaph or the chill bliut. of SESSIONS;
a woman who fI Fold" cart ben- a northern wiulef, ho Itels I'iillabauee, Mid. Klor.f .
rogue.mado his t peace with: the ca t3in. ware. safe in .ajing thttlodwu Key cannot tJe f f! (jc -txlitor* friendly to the advancement '

I Beneath this' atone !Ilca Katharine Gray,.MirpM' ed for beauty, health iud'climate. uf literature, will confer a favor 1
SeJ! thncsa4rLa 'Uodi fuJ1t tells:: 'vs I 9 MnJ,c4; |r0m a busy life Jo Iifils cjgy i lro.t La, never been known ht-r,,-'th* lie above an insertion in their paper.67 giving / .

': ', t... -, thermometer seldom below 55 wr &9 in wla- AWiyt: (;. it S.




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'f l -MISCELLANEOUS.- -r --- -- 1 mysclfoutside Point Angels, n a stiff breeze, always suddenly disappear,--and though the wind, and hauled
up on
r-- rolling about on the mountain surges of the frequently seen and chased by men-of-war tack-her larboard larboard

From the.Knickerbocker. Pacific Ocean. The thing was done so they always disappeared entirely at night,, thunder as It came to batten bear then speaking in

THE PIRATE OF THE SOUTH quietly, that no one on board had observed while in the day, they sailed like the wind, I every thing, she gave chase.; crowding
BACIFIC. if, (the aforesaid squall having taken them laughing at
: pursuit. My informant also Here,however,she was
unawares,) and they did not said that the at disadvantagefor .
Ali THE AtmrOU.- THE perceive my piratical vessel was we had the ,
MUTINY, 'i Y. a brig, start of
departure, until after 1 made that with a mile--Ind,
FIRST AND LAST FLOGGING,' ETC. Here then I was far discovery. painted ports, carrying ten guns, and moreover, were under fine headway. Her
enough from
a long four
any possible twenty. pounder.on a pivot. All true was to
game keep
-' Sow kedly I did, aid, captain, cook,and all hands, of this was true of the brig 1 was now on board possible away a little, and if
,the first cutter of the F carry away soraeof our
God's laws I'did -sloop of of. She was spars with
forbid,. war.- heavily sparred, her canvass round shot but that
; she
all!alone part
As sailed.( .* myself and nobody with moouttDard ,..- white,.and raking masts, while her sharp to put off until it could be given determine with

KIDD. bows, beautiful shearjand clean run, at I-nothing doubting that sheshould effect,

I. k her Taking bead to the the tiller wind, I endeavored to diminish to Tteep once:___ convinced__..1 ____ _me,,that. though manned_ by .overtake U __ us.___ speedily
I ONE warm afternoon in January, 18-, her way imps uuu commanded oy sat an, she was as But in this the Commodore
I lay caulking away on the stowed fore-top- out to sea; but finding that she broached sweet a craft as ever ploughed the sea. without his host for reckoned'

f' 1 mast-staysail of the sloop of war F-, to, rather too often, 1 took an oar and pul When 1 had finished my breakfast and from him we rapidly slipped away

: 1 then lying at anchor in the port of Valpa led her round, stern to the wind. I then related my yarn to the hands forward who of his,working teeth. to windward of l him in
spite lIe carried
.. I raiso. The said slowed-staysail! is a glori resumed the tiller, and began to make a though'liideous looking rascals, spoke Eng with undaunted zeal on, |lower -:\

otis place to 'sogcr?' at any time, for the straight.wako before the wiadto Coquimbo, !lish as well as 1,1 was ordered aft again to increased our distance: though from we gradually .
from Cailao, or Davy Jones' I now made fine lass the one mile
netting keeps one rolling overboard, scrutiny of the captain whom J to
six or seven and
t and Number-three canvass is as soft as headway, so fine,. indeed, that 1 had soon bad not yet seen. lie was a small man be him driving ahead, with still found

(some kinds of) down; and it is well out of the satisfaction to see that all the shipping.low the middle size, slender form,.delicate vase spread to the breeze, which e\'cry'r3g of can

the way, and free from those bothersome ia Valparaiso were lint of sight, and Point I limbs, and a face so smooth and round that} tc.nknotterfromVest.NorlhWcst.was now a

interruptions, so common on.thedecks-of Angels was drifting rapidly astern. 'I o he did not seem to be over eighteen while When .
men-of war. I cannot, it is true, recom add to the uncomfortable romance of my his voice was melody itself being low and lain had ordered signal-lanterns was fairly gone,. reap.

mend said staysail as a caulking place at situation, the sun was now setting, and exquisitely modulated. to the main to be sent

sea, for while a fellow is dreaming never to my view did he sink so hurriedly Having beard and I up flkysail-mast head, and at
away my story, assured me, each yard-arm, in order to challenge
about 'sweet hearts and wives,' the officer to repose; and the Andes, which are wontto of kind treatment, he demanded to knowof F to continue her chase and" the

of. thodcck may rub his eyes suddenly) glitter in his effulgence long after he disappears me what shipswere in Valpariso Bay (eleven o'clockthe F now,
and the following-dialogue ensue: from our firmament, were suddenly inward. or outward bound, and what, men-I ten miles astern, he ordered being at least

Forecastle, there shrouded fn gloom.. With a long look at of-war, were there,-the state of be mast and lard
thingsashore ropes to rove, and all hands} '
the. dim to stand
outlines of those bv
Master's Mate. Sir! majestic watchtowers ,-what vessels were expected, and to rig ship.'

Lieut. the fo'-topraast staysailha1yard of creation, which seemed in dark where from,-and lastly, whether 1'had I This order brought ne all i
.' ness to mourn over. my forlorn condition heard any thing said about up standing I
,p] a pirate off thecoast for 1 could not imagine what
Master's Mate. fAil manned, for'ard, and with a brief listening to the whistling! of Peru. I answered these manifold but his was to follow '
of the wind and (the the tiling perrec II .
loud I
Sir. voiced many questions\ as fully as possible and in Some j'
Lieut. waters, as they broke in thunder the to thelatter said reply large sp rs-wero brought aft, double-' +
away the staysail!I'-and on dig what 1 had heard,-adding purchase tackles.
then up goes our downy couch,"and overboard tant shore, 1 bade farewell to life, ,and in si truly, that the English sloop-of-war_ mast, and on the-taffrail.were rigged on the main-

lent despair laid roe down in the ..... ._ ___..__. .hatches were OnP.r...
boat. desoatched --
goes the dreamer; and a cold bath is fnr.7 was av_*.. lr.. KH>Ri p- -1'-'
---- -- n.------- < i/viwic IV I'rULtc, ed,and whips and burtons
not always pleasant, even in warm climates, getting that though the waves of the sea the merchant service from him. stays. Some .top rigged on the

especially when so applied. are mighty, and rage terribly, HE who sit- This last item afforded him much works hogsheads containing fire
amuse- were tossed overboard but
Heaven kept in
teth.m are mightier.
These are pull-backs at sea-but in men t.
port tow and
there is nothing of the kind to fear; so, I, My.boat luckily needed not my guidance Well,my lad,' he said,'it will be a long made in less time than Lean write preparation them.
for the swell
Jack Garnet,snored away in most magnificent was long..aiul regular, and the time before they catch us-for we are, as ready'hailed the
style. wind blew steadily from the south and she see .that captain.
you same
pirates-friends to the 'All ready Sir!/ the '
tvas'as answer from all:
Alas! however, no man can safely count kept straight upon her course, mounting the sea, and enemies to all who sail upon it. parts of th+s vessel.
thing in'a.. man-of-war waves gallantly, as if sensible that her We are short of wood
upon any save a flog- voy- and water,and must Then, fire!"'
ging, which he is pretty auto to get,from ages were not yet ended,aud that she should go into Valparaiso fill up-not, however, Every hecpntinued.. '
gun was.discharged at :
float once am
tinder ,
again the stars and till
one causa or another. While stripes of.the your slooprol-war
comes but
dreaming ; out; since e at the instant the
hogsheads blew
Land of the Free. astern
about 'Mary and Co.' as above, my slum, you say sire is about remain there I will up with a tremendous
bers were dispelled by a kick from a goods .THE.sun next day wash in heaven entice her out. You can now take care of. and the firmament report and the ocean
were illuminated:
natured fore-topman, who rode down the when my slumbers were dispelled, by the yourself. I shall' not ask of you any duty, ghastly blue glare, and all the with aloft a
and lights
stay to inform mo that tho first-cutter was report of a musket, und a voice'iiadinir as soon as I can, will set you ashore' were that the

called away; and turning out,I heard the Boat'hoy!l' It was now about noon, and the brig- I we were in darkness. The main next instant t

s :boatswain's mate 'making my number; I rose and looked wildly around. 1 was which had been lying to since J was picked royal and sky-sail mastsHind and.t"f\o
that is,roaring out'Jack Garnet! Pass the in the up,-filled her yards were then
open sea, now smooth and tranquil maintop;sash made all sail, sent down,-the inizen-mast .
word for Jack Garnet!' 'Here arc ? no land t aud boarding her starboard-tacks stepped
you: in sigbt,-whileofl a hundred was orl top-mast and top-gallant '
said tho boatswain's mate,as 1 jumped yards, large brig was lying to. The hail wnh the speed of light, South-by-East, to yards crossed, while the mast rigged and
from the forecastle into the waist.'Get make Point guns were nil
was repeated: Angels,leaving my boat adrift. lowered into the hold.

4 in the boat, you Sir, said the lieutenant 'Boat 'hoy!' The Andes were yet in sight, and Valparaiso -I.,made fast: at the sides and tat whale its were{,Wale then run I i

of the watch_ _who was standing at ,.Fleet!'.replied.. mechanically, for the; .. not. far. distant, so that loan_ n helllr___ up at them, while others were-placed-keel' i I
If' I
t the gangway, and look out for half dozen 01 me* Angels was in plain view .
captain was the joint and
t ''' senior officer at four up on the booms, and in fifteen minutes I
when .
you return. on the station, and I bad not yet forgotten theWF-entered l/Hbay, steering Slr3ight' we tacked, and stood.towards the F- .
i Ay,ay, Sir, I promptly replied. I took tho usages of the first cutter. for. as complete ,
t my oar,-we shoved off let fall and All hands were a whaling ship as ever doubled
gave iHJhaLroaredthe8Wkesraan-, do them now upon deck, and to the Horn.. The tackles, etc. were then I
way. indeed Where are youbound, lr. Com- justice, the brig was worked admirably unrove,-alt handaiut sixteen sent below
We had no officer on board save a mid., modorer I The long twenty-four was hauled the hatches ,

and I was at first 'at a loss to know where By this time, I had collected my scatter, 'aft,and pointed over the tal&ail, wlUe the for the F-put. The on, and captain away then we left bowled the

we could be going; but after pulling half an ed wits, and rest of. the guns were cleared
perceiving that they were away,and. deck, the first mate taking command but
hour we boarded a merchantman which lowering a boat I made double-shotted. All this ;
no repjy) preparation for shortly after returned from .I
below dressedas
lay at anchor, far out in the action rather ,
harbor I
beyond was speedily picked and puzzled me, for J could
up, taken a
oa not woman, anddirected .
Little Cape Horn, and nearer Point Angels board tho and think that tJIO pirate our motion,
brig; a glass of half-and-half captain intended though all orders .
than to were given by the mate.
t Valparaiso She the*_
in fight
___ ___ .was .somo. trouble, being given me, I found both inasmuch as her la
t :- ev-"-+-c n--M- ....:...... 1'uLyjUUr--- .halten' of half an hour we were near,the.. 1ton _,.
.. anchor suaaenly ana oy accident come to tongue, and while telling my story, J saw I "" twenty-lour pounders uld _. her weather.bowj standing as- -if-to- cross
while sailing out of the harbor,- that the brig was large andheavy have blown us out of water in five her
minutes. wake.When
the cat and fish mounting: Howevci within three hundred
starboard bower took
hav.' ten over her bulwarks stand
inc guns having no ports, my on the forecastle, yards, she sent up a light: in her mizzen-rig-
parted. and there she lay with seventy I and' lull of men. These 'determined to see the fun i
were rather, whatever
it i gmg, and fired
BUS- a. which in nautical
fat of gun
iom out ahead, and her sails IMCIOUS particulars and I Dlght Le.When.
was glad to find parlance means, Heave to I wish to sneak
whipping the masts in fine ,
style that the we
every thing person were within about mile
commanding was in the a of you/' :
hiving been let go by the run. best of.humor being the F I began to
greatly amused some Wfe
by hT7' motion hove
my accordingly in true merchantman
You Garnet,?said) the mid., as he went narration. on her, and the boat of the

up the ship's side, stay in the boat and Well, well!' said 'he, after long fit of. tan of he Port,which chanced to bcalong'What Cap her main-to'-sail style, while as became the Frocked
have your nap out, for you remember. ,laughter,'since you are Commodore of the side of her, suddenly cast oil'and made of war. a sloop.

Harrison promised you half a dozen: so get American fleet, I must treat sail.towards us.
for you cinlly:so.I ship isthatt'Jiaited the first lieutenant
it. is
fur'ard there! Cook, give this man som the battery of the F_r in the short

..-'Ay.' ,.ay, Sir.,' 1 replied- ,-and sitting down breakfast.' ,I coolly.inquired the captain it ho was nan- proper for a man of his, peremptory manner

m me stern sheets, the painter being made While discussing raid breakfast and ding near me at this nWm'Medium .. dignity. I
racking -- -----
fast: on board the The Three-Sisters of New Bedford t ,
I ,
ship, proceeded brains '
to'obey to think' Sir
my whereaway 1 said I.
orders,, while the rest of the boat's cre'V the truth suddenly flashed into was, Very good','he replied ourfiwt mate, taking the Yankee
my mind replied,calmly and in
began to heave then twang a most admirable
our friend's anchor and that 1 had heard manner.
forth. up something said in Valparaiso lung out, as he walked aft, 'Man the
so about a piratical vessel which had board battery-stand! by! Hands star Where are you from,-and where bound
by the
VinV "?y males never to borrow been seen off the coast of Peru. Tho story weather braces! Slack theleeunes! hard -and tinned what's the your master' name? contin-

so 1 napped away,my dream' was,that many merchantmen had been up the helm!' first luff.

beginning where: left off.on board the plundered by her, but that no violence was I not I I expect we'm from cruise. ,'- drawled !

sloop-of war::and I enjojtd myself and the 'ever offered to officers or crew, by.tbo pi- fromrCFn f which more than half n mile the mate again, 'bound to Valparaiso
rest of them in true marl-of rate's unless ( as yet Jar quiet, wood and wafer and crew, they resisted,nor.even with her sails loosed to our old. man's names

How long my slumbers may have Jasted, then any thing more than was necessary to round, each gun of the dry,) and, wearing Andrew Maxwell, at your service: I

I know not-but tI was at length awakened oibduo them. Cargo never was touched; (long twelves,) was fired at starboard her 3 1 have you seen a strange sail hereaway?' I

by the rolling and pitching of the boat, *he all they wanted was gold and silver,.and ''I to bear, until we were round oaths, as it interrupted the Commodore.

having shipped aheavy sea,which thoroughly that being surrendered, they always.went tack, when giving her the-long larboard 'Guess I see a clipper of a brig pretendto

ducked Jack Garnet, any how. I bolted off peaceably. They were spoken of as a we were otT hvo points lace twezuy-four, blow up,about half an hour ago, but sonly

up, and found myself in a peck of troubles. liomd looking set of fellows, commanded to sea. stan4ing out made b'lieve, for 1 see her ag'in cuttin'

F Some one in the hurry of duty on board by a remarkably handsome young man,-all Our first shot. which away to the Nor'ardand East'ard, pretty
t\ speaking a strange language and struck the hull offelUff considerable fast the
the merchantman lad accidentally cast off unable to the }-, was followed I I.expect, drawled
the of |understand a word of English, Spanish ,quick as thought, mate; howsomever that was in the old
painter my boat, and the south wind French. It or by the notes of her drum
I [ was also said that beating 10 rnan'i: watch and he's
having suddenly freshened into they were tern, while her quay turned in now,sno"-
I hid quietly drifted out to seaand a snorter, 1 .usually seen near evening,and that at night,/and her cables jib run up as if by magic, nn1 like lobster, and I'll be darned if I
,I now found I though frequently j slipped, topsails were Lois want call him
\ plain sight,they would tr.dnd t'hccted home. She to for he's cross as the diril
) bfore
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