Key West enquirer

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Key West enquirer
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Key West Fla
J. Atkinson
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Newspapers -- Key West (Fla.) ( lcsh )
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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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be made to provide for our subscribers- a J L matters I| relating to Estates, Guardians,: Of UUGllu IIi supplies OI |>HIMUU3, nuwu v.

j The Key West Inquirer, pleasant and useful fireside companion. Wards, &c. arc held by the Judges in tho vralershalldcpartwitllotitbeingsubject the above ordinances, unless the master to of i f.

0j o In return we ask (he liberal support of the several counties semi-annually.
the said vessel shall request a pilot to take ',
j PUBLISH D WEEKLY AT public. E. CHANDLER.C. COURT. charge of such vessel and tako her out over .

FIVE DOLLARS PER ANNUM. R. SESSIONS. APPELLATE of the. the Bar ; for; which services he shall icccivo j
The Court of consisting
( Subscribers at a,distance must pay in i TallahasseeMid. Flor.ffc of the several Superior Courts is. the usual rates of pilotage. Allpilotsdc- s j,
-Editors to the advancementof : Judge
in this city ;: friendly the firstlfondn tamed on board> ot any vcssoljjpy the request j;
advance bavo an agent at Tallahassee oil
,or .. held annually
literature, will confer a favor by giving I of her commander, shall receive for .:t
ADVER.TUJU.NTS inserted at the rate of the above an insertion in their paper. )' in Januar)'. each and da'a service three dollars .
One Dollar and Fifty Cents per square, ((0 f M1913t C. & S. every
and above his Fishing
fifteen lines,) for the first insertion, and I OFFICERS OF THE CU8TOlJ8.District per day, over pilotage. -
Smacks and Wrecking Vessels shall not
Seventy-Five Cents for each subsequent l of St. AUlustine.-Collcctor; ,John
continuance. All Advertisements will be Compiled for the Key {Wes Inquirer. Itodman.n be subject to this ordinance. 1
Sec. 4. Be it further ordained, 7 hat any
will be corrected and I
Any error -
continued until otherwise ordered. None:
made on the Editor's being notified of such District of Pcnsacola-Collector, Robert vessel having passed the buoy on the Bar of I
will be considered less than a square. error or omission. Mitchell. Inspector, R. A. Mitchell. Sur- the North West Passage, before..,hayingbeen <" :

o::y- No subscription will be discontinued I \cor, Win. M. Loftin. bearded by a pilot, shall not be obliged ;

(unless, at the option of tile Editor,) until all I I EXECUTIVE. f to take the same ; but in case a pilot'goes :

arrears arc paid. Governor, JOHN II. EATON. Secretary, District of St. Johns-Collector, James onboard by the request of her captain,then. '
GEORGE K. WALKER.LEGISLATURE. Dell. Inspector, Horatio J.,Dexter. he shall receive the usual pilotage. I
AU letters to the Editor on business I Sec. t. Be it further ordained, That all I

must be Post Paul. District of St. Marks-Collector, Jesse H. vessels bound into the Port of Key West.,,

". The Legislative Council is composed of r| Willis, Inspector Burr H. Duval. In and spokenby a.pilot, Boca Chica bearing '
PROSPECTUS Steele'I'arnpaBay. North, or North Wcsterly, haU pay full (
twenty-six members, divided among nineteen spector, Augustus
pilotage at the same rates as though she had J"
OF M Counties, aa follows. Leon, Four ; -
Escambia, Two ; Gadsden, Tu>> ; Jackson, District of Apalachicola-Collector, G. J. been brought In over the main ship channel! ,
The Florida Intelligencer. Two St. Johns Two All vessel arriving and not having been ,
Two} Jefferson ; ; Floyd Inspector, W. D. Price. I
spoken by a pilot before passing the above
Walton, Washington, Franklin, Madison,
IT has frequently been a subject of invidious named limit the t
and being three miles from ,!
Hamilton Columbia Alachua Uutal Nassau

observation that amidst and District of W Collector WilliamA.
so populous Key ,
light house on Key West,shall only be subject I
Mosquito, Ilillsboruugh, Monroe,
intelligent a community us that of Florida, One each.Eelegate. Whitehcad. Inspector, and Deputy to pay half pilotage ; but if not spoken
so few native newspapers (if the term may Collector, Adam Gordon. Inspector, Stephen until after passing tho aforesaid limits, in

be used( have been decently sustained. We JOSEPH M. WHITE R. Mallory. Temp.. Weigher. and ''that case she shall be exempted from payingany
have all seen and deplored the evil; but the to Congress, Gauger, William II. Wall. Appraisers pilotage. :

people of the Territory arc certainly a ELECTIONS.The Charles M. Wells, George E. Weaver :Sec.: 6. Bo it further ordained) That all
reading people; and it is thought that the Inspectors, Charles ,Howe, Indian. Key. vessels aiming through the West Pass, and
fault (if fault there be) can in almost every elections members of Legislative John Dubosc! Capo Florida. the East end of the' Dry Rocks, to' the : I I
instance be traced,either to the incapacityor Council take place annually on the second Charlotte Harbor-Inspector Alexander !
Westward of Sand Key, bearing Southwest, :
of those in October and to Congress
negligence intrusted with the Monday ; Delegate Patterson.
shall full pilotage, but if not spoken until -. I
management of the papers which have heretofore Biennially on the first Monday i in pay
the aforesaid and
passing limits beingsthree
successively been In the May. ,
projected. UAN KS. 1
miles from West half
Key light, only
City ofTallahasseo, alone, as we are informed Bank of West Florida, Apalachicola, chartered pilotage shall be it
recovered, but ipoken
a print has been and JUDICIARY.
1829- ::
I capital, $500,000. after the aforcsaidlimits shall be
steadily, for several years; but probably i it I! Superior Courts, having Admiralty Ju President passing ( .
has not metvith the entire approval of all 1 riddictiou. exempted paying pilotage.
! parties, and under fuc pcrsnasion that another EASTERN rul1'nlcT-comprlsing lh Sec. 7. Be it further ordained, That'alh I

Bank of Pcnsacola, Chartered 1831-Capital pilots who shall bring a vessel into this port,'
and a different print would be acceptable Comities of Nassau, St. Johns, Duval, Columbia
1 to some and not altogether ,displeasing Alachua, Ililloburouglt aud. part of ) $2,500,000. (,, shall be entitled to carry her.outunless the i
to others,we have been induced to issue the Mosquito. I President, Walter. Gregory CasliieJames r, commander can show good and suflicieiit;

present Prospectus.In Judge, KOUKHT RAYMOND REID. Attorney, Catlin.: cause to the contrary. Any vessel arriving

assuming the charge of a public Press, THOMAS DOUGLASS. Marshal, SAMUEL at this port without a pilot, shall have liberftj '
of St. "
jvc profess to be fully aware of the responsibilities BLAIH. Augustine.Chartered 163f' ; to depart4without pilot", unless" the capf -,:
Capital $300,000. tam
f shall wish one. ,

immense devolving power upon, and us.when It is wisely an engineof conducted The regular terms arc held as follows :_ I (Not yet in operation.) Sec. R. If any pilot shall speak a vessel :

is calculated to advance the best interests For tit. Johns!' and Mosquito Counties, at bound to 'this port, outtido the limits, and: I
St. the second Merchants and Planters Bank of Florida, the captain of said, vessel shall refuse .
I of humanity. This paper i is intended Augustino on Mondays i in Tallahassee ( to' I
I to subserve those interests. Cherishing March and October. For Nassau. County, If32. take a pilot, he shall bo liable to pay full '"
: :an ardent attachment to the free institutions on the second Mondays in April and No Capital $200,000. pilotage, and ,the pilot,so speaking him.shot ('I I
; of our native soil, we shall ,ever endeavor vember. For Alachua,Columbia and Hills- Cashier, -- be entitled to carry said vessel<< out, unles\ :

to support them, and to impress on the minds borough Counties, at Ncwnansville, ou the Central Bank the captain refuses to tako 'a pilot out, in' J
of the people a due sense of the inestimable l Wednesdays after the third \Mondays in i of Florida, Tallahassee, which case the pilot shall bo entitled'to half i
privileges they have inherited. To this April and November. And for Duval County Capital 1000000. pilotago'out. i '

end our columns will on all occasions be open at Jacksonville the first Mondays ir President, Den Chains, Cashier. LeslieA. Sec. 0. All pilotage shall be recoverable' ;; :

to the advocates of any rational system May and December. Chancery terms are Thompson. forthwith before any justice of,the peace t ,\

of general educationbelievingas; we do, held at St. Augustine on the second Mondays Commercial Bank upon affidavit of any pilot, that he spoke J I'said '

that they only who understand their rights, in July and September* Chartered 1 of Florida,Apalachicola, vessel or boarded her, outside of the J 'r

can best appreciate and will most watchfully Capital $500,000.. prescribed limits, and that tho captain'of. I :
guard them. The public authorities, MIDDLE! DISTKIGT-Comprising the Counties (Not'yet in operation.) said. vessel refuses; to pay pilotage( or half :

in due administration of theirlawful powers, of Leon, Gadsden, Hamilton, Jefferson pilotage. in or out as the case may be. ,
will bo sustained-but .and Madison. Union Bank of Florida, Tallahassee, Char Sec
should an occasion 10. All pilots shall have a good and :
unfortunately present itself to our notice, : Judge THOMAS RANDALL. Attorney, tercd 1833-Capital $3,000,000, sufficient pilot boat to cruise' outside of the j! I
we will not hesitate to denounce what we JAMES D. WESTCOTT. Marshal], THOMAS President,John G, Gamble, Cashier,. John, Reef, and the name of such pilot? boat shall 'j .

may conceive to be an ai/uso. To promotemotahty ESTIN RANDOLPH. Parkhill. be painted in legible letters in her mainsail \

-the general prosperity of our with :the number of her brancn underneath. I
common country and especial I the full dc- The regular terms are held as follows Farmers Bank of Florida, Mariana, Char the same ,. 1
velopement of the rich tered 1834-Capital $7 ,000.I _
4 resources of this for Hamilton County, at on the first -- '
Territory-to encourage the observance of Mondays in June and December. For (Not in operation.) A Resort for Invalids. :1 !

an orderly deportment in society-to fostera Madison County, at San Pedro, on the -- J
spirit of generous emulation among: our Thursdays after the first Mondajs in June Bank of Jacksonville, Chartered 1R35..
industrious citizens in their respective and December. And for the remainder of! Capital $75,000. III a _
Not in
branches (
of business. These arc among the District Tallahassee. on the firstIonda.s yet operation.) -
our objects. sa tlr. .:aa .. .IL )!: j
in Api il and October. For the information of transient --. ,,1
vessel "
In the proceedings of the Federal
Government I
Floridians are as intimately concerned passing Key West, wo give the following THE' SUBSCRIBER having settled ;; ,
as any other citizens of the United WESTERN! DISTIUCT-Comprising the RATES OF PlhOTAGK on Indian Kej, has determined I
States and Counties of Escambia, Walton, Washington to a HOUSE for
entertain as lively an interest in J open boarding and
Franklin and Jackson. as established by the County Court. lodging, and Y'
doctrines it avo'ULOd tho measures it believing to be ono of the
pursues. Its act and principles, therefore, Judge, JOHN A. CAMIRON: Attorney, Be it ordered by the County Court,that all most favorable situations in the United ,
will not Improperly become the subjects of GEORGE WALKER. Marshal, J. W. ExuM. Vessels shall be subject to tho following States for persons who are uflerjng from

calm!, but at the same time thorough consid rates of Pilotage.Sec. pnlmonaryldispoplioand numerous'chro i .
eration. In the politics of the Territory, The regular terms are held as follows- I. All vessels of War ) diseases, and obliged to leek a refuge from I
of'course a part must be taken ; not that o| For Escambia County,at Pcnsacola.on the drawings and not more \ pEa FOOT the chill blasts ofa northern winter,he feels :

a blind zealot or infuriated partizan, but first Monday*in May and November. For than 14 feet, $2 00' ufo in laying that Indian Key cannot be I

that of a dispassionate, and Impartial Inqui Walton County on the first Monday in Drawing 14 and not moro surpassed for beauty, health aDd, climate. 1, .
rer. In assuming this ground, which will March and third Monday in November.For than 18 feet, 2 25 Frost has never been ,known here-the

resolutely ,be maintained, we pledge 'our Washington County on the second Drawing 18 and not over thermometer seldom below 55 or 50 in wjo-' IP(
selves thai every communication, of whatsoever Monday in March and fourth Monday in 21 feet 2 50 ter, nor up to 00 jn summer, lit Is entirely J xt1|

nature, and from whatever source, November. rorJa'.kAcn County, at Mari Over 21 feet, '3 00 exposed to the sea from'every, point of the !, .
will bo thankfully received and respectfully ana, on the third Monday in March and the Sec. :. All Merchant Vcs- compass. ; r

,attended to ; always under the proviso, first Mooday-in December And for Frank. sets drawing 5 and not fool The fare of his table and bar shall be as "1
which (at being unshackled by personal obligation lin County on the first Monday in April and over twelve feet, shall J c rave root .food! as tbe'market will afford, and attended

or party prejudice) we will strictly Thursday after the third Monday io.Decem pay. $1 50 :by experienced servant Private ;rooms ,f. :

adhere to, that nothing scurrilous, or low, ber. All above 12 and not over for lodging gent lemon, ladies, and families 'I'

or personally abusivesballever be admitted 16 feet, 2 00 neatly rranged. The" undersigned hopes t
into our columns. SOVTHERK DISTRICTCompriiinj the All 16 and ,
: over not abovo by diligent attention and industry to merit
The progressive advancement in the Art, County of Monroe and part of Mosquito. 13 feet, 2 25 the custom of his friends and tho public ,

Science own and, and Genoral Literature of our Judge, JAMES: WEDS Attorney, WILLIAM All above 18 feet shall pay 'l CiO |J generally. S, A.'&l'r.NCl n. *" ,) I I

other lands, will always receive MARTIN. Marshal THOMAS EASTIN. Sec. 3. Vessels arriving !Indian Key, Monroe County .
otdeparting Trrri)4fl
lighter proper notice work;.and our selections from the The regular terns are held at Key Weston the North Vest Passage, and, drawing thru'l four!|tlorf' of Florida, November 1h| 1835. \ tf. j
,both instructing and the day will, we hope, bo the first Monday in May and November. feet or upward, except such as arc 'hereinafter ./', (ttrThe Bt. Augustine Herald. Chares-
5 amusing to our reader mentioned
I shall Philadelphia
Measures tare $2 Saturday Courier
already been taken for a Mr New York t
interchange with some'of'the best ncwspa! 1 TheCounty Courts T CQUR'i; having ajimitiidciv$ M1,. VcweU bound through the North]I Boston Commercial Gazette and Journal, and ,;

per and periodicals! aalevery effort will U i urudictiontiadoriginal jurisdiction ill th West Pass, and touchlDg'at Key Went for!above five insertions and will give the

'. t" :.. I ."puryOs of landing" passengers. letter,'accountdto, hhisoffice, (payment., forwardhclr.: .' .. I tt



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k -- gr Charleston' Courier. to" remove all traces of her, tears, and his own, fell beside Satilla, the last of her THB: IXQUIKKR.-, |j 1

j From the fearing lest her lung absence might induceher race. Mora mer- returned to England and KE Y WEST. FLORIDA ; "" 'I

THE ci1rErr1IN's'DAUG11TER.'I'hc kind relatives to seek her, calmly bequeathed the name of his benefactress to -'SAT UUP AY, MAY 7, 1830." J
: war note rang: thrilling upon the descended to the breakfast room. The his female descendants of whom the _
morning (,reczl'. Its echo intruded upon extravagant mirth she now affected, only Radcliffesare the fourth in decree. M. P. DISASTER. Ship Norman, E.Wood 1
the daylight dream: of Satilla Radciliffe, served to corroborate Mrs. Radclifle's master, 10 days from Portsmouth N. IL'with ,

who reposed at her cousin's side, after suspicious,awakened by the emotion her HEIGHT WAVES. Among other proofsof a cargo of lay. hound to New Orleans !

c passing the night in discourse about the previous question had elicited. With the I the incorrectness of the assertion, thatno came into this port Thursday 5th i

f Florida expedition ; in which cloud and adroit tact of feminine delicacy, she strove; waves rise higher than ten feet above charge of wreckers. About 3 o'clock a
r rainbow colloquy the light of glorious combat: her niece's distress
to secret by
the ordinary level the following vivid de- on the morning of Tuesday 3d she :
radiated the of desponding having
anticipation, : substituting! a f foreign for a selfish interest.In .
foreboding. Shame on ye maidens, pursuance of this purpose, she thus addressed scription is given : During the hurricane run near conch reef before it was discoverd I

said Mrs. Radchfle, entering their chamberand hor:-You have never had the experienced to the northward of Barbadoes let go an anchor, but parted the cable,

throwing\ : open the shutters-will yc curiosity Angela to inquire why your cousinwas by the squadron under the command officiate and her situation thus becoming perilous
not up and Wok out upon the gallants, even called Satilla? 1 thought it was only
of such Admiral de Courcy, (on July 29, 1305) took the assistance of wreckers. The
, now going forth to the rescue one of fancies, was the answer. Notso.
, are? The damsels, your the Centaur, a seventy-four of the la'gest wind at the time setting her on the reef,
helpless things as je She beard the name of an Indian girl,
who, after supping full of horrors, had conccrninig whom there is somewhat 01 a class, whilst lying to, had the small boat, a she struck once or twice on conch reef, huts ;

Mien asleep and beet troubled with romantic tradition in Will which hoisted the stern be
our family. (gig,) was up at not thought to injured. Hislonor -

visions of tomahawks and tufted 'hands, you indulge us with a recital of it demandedboth davits washed: away, by an enormous wave, Judge Webb being absent: the case
started as if they exfjectcd to see some her auditors? I
.. stealthily about Certainly; propose which was elevated many feet above the was submitted to arbitrators, and '4250
dusky! apnaration glidfni: do
so, although you my daughter ought to
the apartment. The matron's: reiterated be ns able to narrate it as myself, being highest part of the ship's hull, :as it rushed awarded as salvage.On .

denunciation of their sluggishness, how- rather more than a "ihrice lold talc"to your past with, iUlpct1.WUol velocity. On the eve -
over, dispelled the lingering illusion, and unsaved ear. lain too poorly skilled in ning of the second day, whilst the hull of Tuesday 3d i nst., the Schr. Allanter

spnnping up, they made a hasty t toilette legendary 'language to give becoming shattered and roll. passed through the N. W. Pas, bound
our unwicldly/ \'sscllay
and took their stand beside their kins drapery to the sketch. Let me defer that from Nassau, N. P. to St. Marks: with
t 'Kerchiefs were waved from the ing in the trough of the sea. the cry of one
woman. to a more gifted racontcnsc. I will be from the Brig Imogene wrecked
" thronged windows, as with buoyant step brief then replied her mother, smiling at the of the look-out men,of 'a shipcoming down I on passengers the i island of Abaco, on the 4th, April.

and gallant bearing, the volunteers went compliment:-Ono of my ancestors, an upon us,' made those who were holding on,
by, timing their tread to the inspiring air of birth and The Imogene was from Charleston boundto
Englishman high breeding, was under the shelter of the weather bulwark,
of"ilrarc//m from their of the
spring covert to cet a peep
Mrs. RadclitFe was the widow of an lie bad foregone all luxuries that wealth totally lost. The following is a list of the
ofliccr, in whose patriotic propensities she could supply in his native land-for not scuddng: vessel.1 We jumed upon a carronadc -

had always evidenced the most entire even a silver cord could bind his lofty and with the gic-atest difficulty, held' usstngers.
sympathy. To one of her excitable enthusiasm spirit when Freedom beckoned Faith to on, directing our eyes upwards lo the! position Samuel Webber, Lewis Laysard, Alfred.

therefore, the present ene could her forest sanctuary. He had not long where thestarsof miJ heaven: would Shirer, Riley Cugely, Benj M Bros*, Capt

r. not but be animating in the highest d<'gree.'t been a sojourner in the wilds, when as lie have been sought for on a calm and clear Ogden, Kingsbury, A Decosta, P Harvey.
't As American standard swept proudly by, one evening sat in his cabin amid his family, -
streaming like a shower of meteors on the and was about to utter the usual grace night, and indistinctly saw a dark object Since our last publication, we have received

l tranquil atmosphere, her martiaal musings before the night meal, an Indian warnoi upon the ridge of the towering wave, whichwas no intelligence from the seat of Indian

)1 became audible. Yes! exclaimed she, by and his child, a fawn-like, fragile girl, stood approaching on the \\eathcr-quarter hostilities in this Territory, and we are now

that sign ye shall indeed conquer. When upon his hearth stoue and claimed his The next minute, a large ship (the St.Geo. further from the
anxiously awaiting news
has that banner ever been borne down?
liospKulity signifying eloquent
l gestures 98,) dashed close past our stern with a rapidity -
has that starry record,so full bf Frcedont'doratory that the chace having proved unpropitious, scene of :1ction.Rumor .
failed to impress its moral: ? The : perfectly astounding ; and before which is that
hunger had compelled the red borderers y" ever busy, says,
proudest Cabinet of the civilized world, t thus to intrude. The weaker part of Mr. the eye could be well turned to leeward, the Indians arc retreating down the coast

bowed from afar before its simple blazonry. j Mortimer's household involuntarily shrank she was almost out of sight., The danger Cor the purpoets o< manufacturing the coon-
On the wave, or in the wilds, whether j from contact with these formidable guest was irixrniiwut, and, tut for providential
: sovereign or sachem be the nflalt onilt"ag3inJ -but Edward, his eldest born, approached circumstance of the St. helmsman ty and laying in supplies, to enable them to
say, under that sign ye shall indeed (hem with a fearless frankness: : and invited ,I prosecute: their next winter's war against the
(conquer. Well, dear Aunt, said Angela :them to a free parUcitttliuaof their"frugal catching a momentary glimpse: of the Centaur whites. This is the course wo had expected -

Howard as she paused' :am happy that I fare." The eye o4 SatilJ.i: / resembling a under the foot of the formci's foresail ,! they would pursue when pressed by lie!

your heroic paroxism has termirated so I midnight meteor m its resplendent rest less- our door, and theirs too, it is probable,had in the Northward and Eastward and
passively. Truly, I expected that like I ness, seemed fascinated by the courtly grace been sealed. One spoke of the wheel! to army ,
Arion of old, you would he transported: by 1 and address of the youthful host, who had if some steps are nottaken to prevent their
a Iolhpin athwart the billows, and o"r first :thus courteously lorestalled his father'II' port saved us, and barely sor for the giant possessing the- Southern coast during the

parknt: of Indian inielligence\ would contain ,tended welcome. After being, amply refreshed ninety-eight's proximityas- alarming! summer,.there is no telling when this (worst

the !scalp' of the redouted Powell as your the strangers rose to depart, wiicu, close, in her desperate flight he,ore the furious of ill troubles) savage warfare will end.
y virgin trophy. Is this time or subject for the maiden glancing timidly at her father, tempest If any dependence can be -

raillery Angela? I suspect, however, that ventured to unbind Ins wampum I helland placed upon our,eyesight in bioad daylight We publish in to-day's paper, for the in,
this guise of gaiety is but assumed to gird around EJward in token grateful
-when much of the of formation of our subscribers in this
heightened peril county
conceal your mortification at the (departure: appreciation of his kindness. The Chief
'I m':' of your beaux. Is it notso-Why, no- (tor such he was) made no resistance, but the storm seemed to have lessened with the the law of the Legislative Council dividing

if they prefer squaws to syrens, and \tar- rather seemed sanction the gift. Scarcely departure: of the myht:, -and from intent Monroe county. It is the only law we have

whoops to waltzes, they have my permission '' month had elapsed from the period of this contemplation, for some hours, of the sue received, which relates to this part of Flor-
to indulge their maura 3 gout, and forsake 'I''I'n\' when an outbreak of the Indian
i idaand intend those
, seas as those came rushing and doul we publishing acts a?
; the curtained saloon for the canvas drawing spread dismay througiiout the settlements
room. And docs your heart grant such a Desolation left its bloody traces on ilic. ling onward:, :as it were, to wipe away with they come to hand, which immediately interests -

ready furlough to a certain friend of: ours? threshold iif the Mortimers, and the clnv- one brush of their curling and foaming the the inhabitants of South Florida.

An obtrusive! tear started like a traitor from alnc Edward awaited the captive's: sentence glorious and inglorious works of man, which
I, its C\\'r.',while a blush stole from ambush in war-cuuncil of the savages. One like FATE or DR. CRKWS. By an arrival:
lay a their
helpless log at
to aid the chr'sial conspirator in betraying voice alone negatived his condemnation mercy-we from Tampa, we learn that the body of Dr.

k her bosom secret. That ephemeral rose, to the slake'it was that of 'Tracouchce, would say, that if a horizontal line had Crews, with that of one of his boat hands,

like the Lancastrian, was now an emblem the siiir of :Satilla.::) lie had broken the been drawn from the apex of the loftiest have been found on an island near his res

internal conflict ; for pride and feeling bread of' the victim, and would not join in wave U> the ship, it would have intersected
were' for the in hciswellm'g'hcart. idence. The account given is, that Dr.
contending mastery the death-dance of the tortures. It lie must the mainmast about
She turned hastily away, die, let his breast be bared to the arrOW-lie halfway up from thc C., in company with no Indian and a Span:

I and ;motioning to Satilla not to follow had battled "Illlwnw.I too Great Spirit deck, ; which, making allowance for una. iard, (both employed by him as boat hand)

1 her, retreated to an adjacent boudoir to would! t forgive them if they showed mere voidable error, would give about fifty feet had gone to this Island un a hunting ex,

vent her chagrin. Why should I wetp'l to Aim who had cumtbcted him and Ins cherished lor the elevation of the wa\(>."-Naut. Ma" cursion, and while there, the Indian shot
was hor first self-interrogation. Was hit one when they went forth fanning from --
tlu> parting: that should challenge' tears? the forest toil. Tracouchce's appeal was the Doctor. Hearing a gun fire, the Spaniard
Did ho not rather furnish a fit model for successful-the youth was led forth-the DIED, in this city on Saturday last, 301,h (who wassome distance off at the time)

the statue of insensibility, as he coldly : shafts of the bowmen sireched upon their April.l, Mr. Douglassof Lancaster District, came to see what had been shot, when lie
South Carolina.
extended his hand and chillingly Satilla. rushed
pronounccil between
ugs-when wildly shared like fate.
On 1st May J. B.
Malphus: 2d
farewell? Vainly has memorytraucbt the martyr and his murderers. Sh Lieut.
in Col. Brisbane's Re 't of Volunteers
a sepulchre for that one image. sprang towards the prisoner-unbound the of The Tallahassee Floridian, speaking of
Collecton District S. C.
But it must not be-my haughty spirit must belt of shells and holding it to the as
the which inevitably
On 3d May, Thomas Bone evil must
of S. C. Vol. consequences
not prove a bmellYr: tler against love. toutshed multitude, nnpeiuobiy demanded: ,
Yet'twas a brilliant drcarn-:and beautifully protection of her lather for tie paleface; unteers fur Florida. result from our troops going into summer -

dill the fairy I Hope cement her magic mason" who had worn his wampum and pledgedhim The unfortunate victims of the above notice quarters, during the present Indianwar
No wonder that the had, at the sound of war in Florida
pilgrim recollection ,
ry. in the cup of peace.-She::> continued to :. saY5-
haunts: the ruin, while yet her verdant and nobly volunteered their services to come to
the crime of
energetically : in
against: hi the mouth the officers
the the aid of their fellow summer ,
tenacious ivy clings fallen shaft. Nor concluded with such After
ingratitude apathetic
for setting their lour against the command will have most difficult and arduous
can I rebuke him retorting scorn-he appeal for that with one enemy, and
I could not be expected detect intensity Of 1 accord the hunters dropt mercy their bows and undergoing all the fatigue and privations duty to perform, to defend the frontier -

: ,. fondness beneath the fliprncy of mere flirtition. shouted theirown emphatic dialect: -thestranger consequent upon a savage war, were retur which con only be effected by establishing ,
Littlo thonjjht: I as I laughed out I \ of ning to their homes, when disease, which
has the
who badge our a chain of across the Peninsula -
; ,in the wild revel of imagined power, how r ''trrbes u freer Edward turnt..d.o thank his had been engendered in the field, laid his
f fell on their ; provided, a sufficient number of men
mortal frames
soon my word was destined Lobe broken,' deliverer--'jul the only child of the Chiet: grasp and car-,
1 my castle disenchanted, and my devoted: lain Tracouchee was striker lo the dust! riedihemto their long homes. It "-ill boa << are not retained in service to kCCpthe[ field. .

{ knight exiled, imperilled and perhaps- Her savage lover Maiamnka: hud marked gratification to their friends and relatives, We do not think that any apprehension need

The climax terrific conjecture remained I all her movements with ferocious jealousy to know that they had every altcmion shown be entertained on the score of healthy in

1 liiinttreJ aod she past her bauds upon hei< 015,Q* if to exclude some appalling phantorn. release' of* his rival buried Tlie Clwrleston
t supposed hw papers will copy the above contrary the troops will) probably be more
It is orcr now, she! said, as nnerie1ding r unerring armw in I her innocent bosom, amid for the information of the
friends and rela. than in The
\ ,- loa burst of agony sbe endeavoured I then plunging another jtoisonwl missile<< in lives or thedcceaMMl 1. encampment. government
surveys have been prosecuted at ali

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f --- To each colored person, slave, or free, lice, and upon these theTaccounfc" will|! be \\[ "
I seasons, and no complaint has ever been I who have FALLEN A SACRIFICE ought to whcretl.e owner of Such slave 5s unable lo adjusted.- |

j made of sickness. Indeed, all those who I sift the matter to the bottom. The country procure provision for him, of the age 01: 4Ih-At thoso places wlicio there arc no 1 S"" j I|

I have spent much of their time in the forest. should know whose negligence has caused fourteen years and upwards, a lull ration ol military posts, and where the comuJlssa'taellernl

1 in hunting in this country, have rarely sufI so much suffering, and destroyed so many bread, meat, ond salt. may find it necessary to make issues |
To each colored person as aforesaid, under ; the commanding officer will' in addi
Ii .I Ij"lion !
fered from fever. We do not see, therefore,,, ve8.
the age of 'fourteen year, one half a to the issuing commissary, station an jj j
;' why the efforts to bring the savages to terms of bread meat and sail. ofliccr ta the duties herein rtscri- i
The Charleston Courier corrects the \'(' ration |perform |> ;); 1
!1 need be relaxed during the summer, should Provided, that to such colored |persons as bed to dm commanding officer. ('

; not the war be brought to a close previously ry general opinion which had got on foot, arc invalids, and to mothers with sucking Slh-These issues will only be continued .: I

I ." of a disposition on the part of Gen. Scott infants, army rations of coffee and sugar. while tilt sutiereis are complied to remain t

not to afford assistance to Gen. Gaines from their homes
the may be issued. ; and for such time .:
We with
some measure I I
agree while encamped in his perilous situation on yd-Persons claiming the benefit of these after their return, as they may he uuablo |'
itor of the Floridian,ror we think the troops will themselves to the commanding lo for the <
the banks of the Withlacoochee. issues present procure provisions sustenance of \,
would be as little likely to disease while officer of the put and establish themselves.and families. .. J;

travelling through different parts, as they On the contrary (says the Courier) there to his satisfaction, that they aro unlortun- I With respect to the issue, after the suf?
was not a man in the army of Florida, who who unable to tor fercrs re-established in !
would in campand \VO h3\'o Lut little doubt ate sutferers, are provide are I their possessions ,'t ,
that most of them would prefer pushing felt more anxiously for the safety and sac themselves, and who have been unveil from :. the following rules will govern: ;

,I I their home by the Indian depredations in 1. Under no circumstances will provisions ::1?

the campaign at once, and )putting an en alsoelates i Florida. The inability to provide subsistence be issued :o persons having! property, :: '

to Indian troubles, to lying in campdurin will not depend altogether on the sufficient to make purchase, or whose la. .

a tedious summer. We extract the following paragraph from amount of the property of the applicant, or bor will enable them to procure provisions,
Ins to himself by labor thoa after there i is such in
a number of Dr. Strobel's; ability support A supply the country ;
SOUTH CAROLINA AND GEORGIA VOL interesting "Let-j regard must be had to those points; because that individuals can procure it. f
When ers on Florida," published in the from the slate of affairs in Florida 2.VJlen the
UNTEER. we announced, twowccks country shall possess the;
since, the arrival ofa portion of these troops s ton Courier. There seems to 1 he out one( there may not be an adequate supply of necessary supplies, the continuance of the i r.

from Tampa Bay, on their to Charleston opinion existing in the minds of those who provisions in private hand, and therefore issues must depend upon the inability of
way have any knowledge of that portion of the thc mtansof subsistence may not bo within the persons to purchase for themselves, ha
our sympathy was so much excited, that the reach of any of these |>eisons thus ving reference to the
to which the heic alludes' propertr.and capacity "
we feared to express all we felt. And now, country Dr. as driven from their homes, whatever may \be to support by labor. .
when to the difficulty (>f getting the Indians out their cnn llion. In such 3. Persons
time has given us opportunity for re pecuniary cases not able as above described J

flection, and most of the volunteers! have of the' Glades, should they choose to take tne( issues must be made to all, who bring to procure pro'isitns'IiIJ receive them from

left us, and probably reached their homes refuge in them. Dr. S. alludes to the themselves within the resolution, but the the public stores after their return home, i,
commanding oliicer must beeatisned of the while this inability continues but
"nelancholycircumstance of the massacre: ; under .
still! fcet'reluclance
we in stating our im of and of the circumstances
scarcity provisions, inability no will provisions be issued
pressions and feelings. of Mr. Cooley's family, and says:- of the inhabitants to procure them.I And such persons for a longer term than one I'I'to t

_ It is understood, that those, who arrived It should be borne in mind, that, intheir I ho will also lake care that in all cases month after their. return home. ., nor to any I :

here in the transpors, had been on the sick devastation of his other property, Mr. where provisians are issued to thou suller- person tor a longer time than one month 1m'.'

list at Tampa, and were either sick or great oole's manufactory spared. This, ers on'accuuni of there not being an adequate after the termination of Indian, hostilities, I':

debilitated no doubt, will be serviceable to them hereafter supply in the country, and not on account 4. Persons receiving the benefit"of these
ly when they were put on board of a want of reasonable means too issues after their return to their residence i ,

with salt provisions only and lime water for in preparing their food. I have n purchase them; the issue be stopped as sown must be enrolled for that purpose at the, 4 r

J their sustenance. When they landed here, pretensions of being a military man, out it i as the market supplied. To others, without most convenient place wherethe issues are 1

they were objects of compassion. Among appears to me, that it would be well to the means of purchasing, the issues will made. And they must receive the provis '

f them were men of wealth, of character place a sufficient body of troops (between be continued, until they can be reestablished : ions, and transport them at heir own expense '
I in their possessions-provided, however to the f
; and intelligence who had been reared Cape Sable and New River, to cut off the they are wanted;
in that such persons return to their pus.)es- and, whenever required by the t
ease and luxury, and were the hope and i supplies of the Indians from that quarter, sions as soon as tho state of affairs in the officer, and he will require the commanding same when* :

pride of their families, and who had been and to prevent them from escaping: into the country will permit them. he has first cause to believe there is '

brought to the brink of the grave by expo everglades, from whence they may readilypass Tltu commanding otticer: will in all cases change in the number of their farnilic any?, : I
to the Florida If satisfy himself of the jurttce oj Ibo apIhca- they will themselves
sure, hardships: and sTant ATIoN.:: They Kevs. they once cut present to him torn
lion. And he will
down into the everglades, they will scatter cause all persons, claim, comparison with the ,rolls; (hey will
had gallantly marched to cur defence, expecting ing rations, to appear before him Jtj j or before procure; a certificate from a or. j
justice of
like the '
that their government would give a covey of partridges, and each one some person, to be appointed by him peace, certifying number condition 6Vc 1i l

them soldier's fare in this, it seems, they will have to be hunted up separately,which i 'for that purpose, and have their names, of their families; which certificate, will, bo I l

have been miserably disappointed their ,will be an interminable task. ages, sex, color, and condition entered, arranging received by the commanding officer instead: f.j b !
them on the roll by families and t :
of an enrollment. .
budiessunken eyes, and hollow Extract from a letter from Joseph M designating also where their possessions I 6. The officer to whom these duties II
cheeks, too plainly indicated. They had are and to what !
places they
were diiven. entrusted
White, to the editor of the Florida: In- arc take all proper precau {
tents and in their The issues be made 'for ,
no sleep were exposed to tell igencer. may a term not ex tions to check any abuse or fraud that may i
the dews and rains from heaven. They ccediug two weeks. Hut where the commanding be attempted And will
"You will |perceive by the official olliccr has reason to think report, from ,
report that time to time
were also starved, not having provisions, to the Commissary: General ,
that I sent you the other day, that the Secretary from improvidence or any other cause, the of Subsistence the
and sometimes when had it operation of the f
not system
were issues for that ,
time would be
of War states that there longer than and whether in their
allowed time to cook. It is enough to say, three hundred; and are only necessary, and that the provision would be checks are opinion, any other ; '
warriors necessary.
fifty of the
that in for one of five wasted, or improperly applied he I
camp quarter a dog is authorIzed 7. A special
dollars were oit red. They had, it seems,. hostile Indians, and in conversation with in such ma' i. to rfvlnrn. _ flir n__>rn.___ na__ _II'may ._ tOO.. ".. -account will ho kent. t in ,:',,t
I bun since I f commissary uencrnrn office, of the issues r''
the he
still even
report, says that when proper, down to daily issues
been induced early in the campaign to leave under the above .Resolution, and of tbo '
their clothing, under the assurance that they are can git and counted, there will not allowing only those to draw for u longer expenses in relation thereto. And the ';
be more than that iiino, Whose habits will ensure the
number. I trust proper Commissary General will
they make
they would soon return, or that it shouldbe consumption of the provisions. And whenever neces ,
will Soon be numbered and if there arrangements t for effect
to thee
forwarded w lobe !
to them. In
this they were any provisions thus issued are disposedof regulations.
more fighting, 1 should be glad to see in other than their for providing such '
disappointed, and months had elapsed since any way by consumption means as may be requisite.
they had known the luxury of a change ol. hem( counted on the field where the' gal by tne persons to whom they are issued:: 8. The general supervisory
"' lant Dade and his such shall thereafter authority kl
companions[ fell. persona cease to dm., over this
It is subject is
clothing. wonder
nn hereby
they acre rations from the public stores. entrusted to

and were to our eyes objects of compassion.The MURDER WILL OUT. An individual has All changes must be noticed upon the I' that Major tho General object Scott of ; and should I he find |! .

only wonder i.!., that so many aro alive. l>ecn arrested) in Now York, and carried to roll, whether of j>arsons leaving the place, Resolution is impeded Congress by the in tho: nbove i1

But many of these noblo spirits hav Washington in custody of officers, chargedwith or of |persons arriving thereat. And new these regulations, or that abuses opcrutionof are 'j'
rolls will be pracli-
sunk under their Our I prepared at he end of every sed, not herein
obituary being concerned in the burning of the month so long as these' provided for, ho is cmpow- ,
issues continue.No Bred
head shows, that three have died since theirarri"al Treasury, at Washington, about three years issues will be made, except the place and to to suspend or modify the regulations, ;
provide such
here. These received every attention : since. It is pretty well ascertained where the applicant resides in order others as he see
.. to have to prevent fit, reporting, his proceedings together .p
that the place could afford, and were uccu me worK oi- a conspiracy ol individuals pcrsont: from drawing- double rations hi.! -rcnsnn---- ..- th"r.'np.... .. ". .........._,.I.L., .. with... )
interred with at lilt sirno time. Ana: JIII <-> --j-v .U" .ill".y 10 IIIC \V(I r
military honorsbeing escortedto of whom borne were directly and others person leavesone Department, for its consideration. The '

their graves by the Key West Rifle Corpsand indirectly concerned in the confl gra with place him ,a and certificate goes to from another the, lie must take be two great objects he must Jrccpin view will
Guaids. lion. issuing com to give just effect lo the
missary, showing to what time he has drawn Congress intention of
The volunteers, in their weak and debil rat ions. expressed in the resolution on 'j
fated and For (ho information of readers the one hand, and to prevent fraud I tl
we add we qny or i
may ,suffering state
were Provision returns will bo drawn for each abuse on the other *

so thankful and grateful for the sympathy 'publish the following Regulations, prescribing i, family, suiting the name ot' the head of the Recommended to. lit "consideration of '

and attentions which the citizens of this the mode in which Rations shall be! family, and the number of person, agreea the President. -j

place bestowed, that every heart was i issued! under n Resolution of bly to the several designations before men LEWIS CASS,Scc'y of War.
touched. Congrcm.1st I lined, Mad slating also the number of daya Approved. ANDREW JACISON.
-Rations under the above Resolu for which the provisions/ =-- {t E Ei
are to bo =
There has been great blame somewhere lion may be issued at all place in Florida, together with the commencement issued I F. fcj. A I7\-KdIlA4'd" :jALI-;jr-- *-

It could never have been the intention where public provisions are collected mination of ihe and ret- BY- virtue i
o( and term, and describing also of an order of sale fro h the
our government, with au overflowing treasury Subsistence where there is an issuing officer of the the quantities of each description to be is Honorable'Superior Court for the Southern: s

lu let men suffer as these hate sufferetto Department. And iho Commissary HUOd. Judicial District or Florida o mo directed"
General of Subsistence will also t I Persons .and delivered, I do hereby public
throw having give
valuable lire no families ;
away by hundreds lake measures for uch issues at a few other a will each rrccive lice that J shall oiler at public 'out no.
,I for want of tents and provisions, or what ia important points, if it shall be found necessary returns will be drawn return These provision highest bidder for cash, from the ry'lo the
in warehouse
worse, for want of horses and waggons to where stores :aie not already collected. I upon the' issuing tho manner of Fielding' A. Browne in the
city of
2d-The issues commissary, and the Key
will issues West
be ,
follows on
transport them. as the
We : will
U 20th
with certified
emphasis Friday day of
say by hint
each white will be abtracied 10 o'clock Flay at
person of the I
there of four .
;is! a FEAUTI. age .,( and certified agreeably the entin, careeof the
and the
years upwards to army wrecked
Mine<<, a full army ration. JnmfoSconsiating
ing where regulation-
The of
ausvivons of those To each white which abstract, together cotton
.be hare Buflwd person under the aye of with the rolls 1'UOS EAS11
and the friends of those fourteen of Iho will be V.S.M.
year, one half h of an army ration. transmitted to the By J. A. TIIOURON 'Iiep'ly
curamisrary generals of .
Key West
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M THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Cotton was saved and brought to this I'orti creed them on tho same as shull seem just er to the sea, shall constitute a County to.
j BouTiitnx JUDICIAL DISTRICT or FLO- at great labor and personal risk, as hey .and as to law and justice may apertain. be called Dade County.
.*; RIDA.-SS. were stranded on open beach, exposed to And whereas, the Judge of the said Sec. 2. Be it farther chatted, That tile
To..the JIarthai of the Superior Court for thetad the breaks and swell of the sea. Wherefore Court for the said District, hath ordered Governor of this Territory is hereby empowered -
a, District-GREETING. they pray that an attachment, with monition and directed on Monday the 16th day of for the protection and administra
WHEREAS, David Cold, master of the! issue against the cargo ( bales of May next for all persons concerned to tion of justice in said county establishedby
licensed wrecking: Schr Pee Dee, by his Cotton) and materials saved !from the said be cited and intimated to appear at the this act, to, appoint all such officers as
Proctor Win R Hacklcy Esq., hath exhibited ship( James, that the same be sold by a decree Court !House at Key West in said District, he is authorized by law to appoint in the
his Libel, for and on behalf of himself of this Court, and that from the proceeds to show cause, if any they have, why judg- other counties of this Territory.:
and, crew, and also for and on behalf of of such sale,a reasonable and proper ment should/ not pass as prayed. Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That the
the masters and crews of the Sloops Loreto salvage be decreed to them. You are therefore hereby authorised, cm- inhabitants of said county are hereby authorized
and Alert, stating, alleging and propounding And whereas, John 11. Geiger, master of powered and strictly enjoined, peremptorb- to elect all such officers, civil end
: the licensed wrecking Schr lIester Ann, ly to cite and admonish all persons whatsoe'er military, for said county, in such manner
That he arrived the second time to the Richard Roberts, master of the licensed having or pretending haveany right, anJ at such times as are, or may be directed -
Ship James (wrecked on the Florida Coast, wrecking Schr Splendid, James Andrews, title, claim or interest, in or to the said cargo by law, to be elected in the several counties
to the northward of Cape Florida LightHouse master of the licensed wrecking Schr Amelia of cotton saved from the wreck of the of this Territory.
,) on tho 11 I th April' Inst., at 9 A. AI., and John Wood, master of the licensed I said ship James, or to the boats rigging, Sec 4. Be it further enacted, That the-
I ; (!having been obliged to leave her the first' wrecking Schr Caroline, have also, by their I provisions, &c. also saved from the same, Judge of the county court in said count; I
+ Imo where he had arrived on tho 7th April Proctor Wm II Hackley Esq., exhibited by serving on John S. Place Esq. late master shall, after the said Court shall be organized I
+ at 3 o'clock P. M., in conscquonco of their Libel, stating, alleging and propounding of said ship this monition, and by leav- hold one term of the Court at Indian I
heavy weather and! other causes,) and commenced That on Sunday the 3d day of April, ing with him the said Place, a true copy Key, and one term at Cape Florida in each
\ 4 taking in Cotton, tho sea being while Geiger and Wood were with their hereof, also by publishing this monition in I year, until the County Scat be permanently
: rough and tho surf dangcrou ,throllgh which vessels in the harbor of Key West, they received the Key West Inquirer; and by all other! established in said county; after which, lie-
the bales had to bo rafted by small boats, << information that the Ship James lawful ways, means, and methods where' shall hold his courts at the county seat so
which wcro several times in danger of was on shore to tho north of Cape Florida, I by this monition may be made most established; and the clerk of said court
:swamping.,: That tho boats belonging to That consequently they got under weigh public and notorious, to be and appear shall keep his office, there.
the said Schr Pee Dee, the Sloops Alert at half past twelve,(midnight) and proceeded at the time and place aforesaid, bctbie Sec. 5. Be it further enacted, That the
And Loreto were much injured in saving the on their way to her. That on their the Judge aforesaid, and also: to attend I Judge of the Superior Court in the Southern -
said Cotton, and that tho lives of the men WilY up they (ell in with and informed the upon every session and sessions to be held Judicial District shall hold one term
employed were also in great danger. That master of the Amelia with the fact, who there and from thence until a definite sentence of the Superior| Court at Indian Key: in said
,4 the Pee Dee during this time was at anchor then got under weigh for the wreck, and shall be read and promulged in the county, on the first Monday in December,
; with 75 fathoms of chain cable ahead and who on his way infor.'iied the master of the said business inclusively, if them or any of I in each and every year, until further provision -
I pitching .bows under with tho sea making a Splendid. That they all made the !best of them shall think it their duty so to do, to be made by law for holding two terror:
clear breach over her. That the bales of their way to the wreck, where the Hester hear,abide by, and perform, all and singular [of said Court: : And he shall appoint a clerk
cotton so saved are wet and excessivelyheavy ) Ann and Caroline arrived about 2 o'clock I such judicial acts as are necessary and of said Court, who shall keep his office at
PI"f i which made the labour of hoisting on Monday night, and the Amelia and by law required to he done and expedited Indian Key, until the County Seat be established
f j them out of tho water on board the Libel- Splendid at about o'clock A. M.on Tuesday in tho premises; and further to do and re- after which, he shall keep his office
!Janl'a: vessel in a heavy sea, an act of great morning. That the said ship James ceive what unto law and justice shall appertain there.
t danger and labour. That the time in which I I' then lay stranded on the beach on tho eastern under the pain ot the law and contempt Sec. 6 Be it further enacted, That: the
these three vessels with 23 men were enga coast of Florida, with 7 feet water in thereof the absence or contumacy of clerk of the superior court, and the clerk
ged in saving 109 bales of damaged Cotton' her hold, and with the greater part of the them and every of them in anywise not of the county court in Monroe county,shall
.. amounted 40 liours. cargo still below deck. That at about 7 withstanding. And whatsoever you shall tiansfer to the clerk of the superior court,
Wherefore they pray (that the process of o'clock of the same, permission do ia the premises, you shall duly certifyunto and the clerk of the county court of Dude
'this Court may issue, taking into possession having been obtained to take cargo from thee the Judge aforesaidat the time and county, all papers and records in their re-
the said 109 bales of Cotton and on wreck, the Caroline and Hester Ann hauleu place aforesaid, together wi I these presents. spective offices, belonging to cases, the par.
Hemp Cable, which was brought to this alongside and commenced taking in cargo Witness, the Honorable James Webb ties to which reside in Dade County; and
port by the vessels, aforesaid from the wreck both at the same time. That about:: 12 o' Judge of the said Court, for the said District the clerks in Dado county shall note on
,'of the said Ship James, and that upon a clock, tho Caroline and Hester Ann hauler this 23d day of April A. I>. 1836, their records, all such cases as may be transferred : -
hearing of the case a proper and just salvage off .ad the Splendid and Amelia took their and of the Independence of tho United from Monroe county.-Approved
,be decreed) them for saving tho same: places, and at about 4 o'clock at night having States the sixtieth year. Feb. 4th, 1836.
And whereas William Barker of ,
master finished loading, hey also hauled oil.
Therefore Know Ye, to all whom it
.the licensed wrecking Sloop Citizen, Jeremiah That the Amelia Dlayconocrn The annexed
heavily against the that in pursuance of the above mo paragraph is from the per.
l Place,master of the licensed wrecking Ship while alongside, and the Splendid nition from under the seal of the District of our ever amusing friend Chandler, of
' Sloop Standard, Ira Gould, master of the also lay ashore for about four hours during (:ourt of the United States of America for the U. S Gazette0. do not believe
licensed wrecking Schooner Hyder Aly, which time they could not place more cot the Southern District of Florida, to me directed there is another editor in the state who
and Joshua B. Smith, master of the licensed ton on her. That the Libellants four vessels and delivered, 1 hereby give public could have told tho same story, in as many
wrecking Sloop Actor, have exhibited. were manned with 38 men, besides notice to all persons in any manner interes words.-[Sat. Eve. Post
their Libel, stating, alleging and pro]>oun-'' which 8 of the crew ol the Ship who remained ted therein, that they be and appear before A man and woman in Boston were on
the Superior Court to beholden in and for
, ,ding: That the Ship James Portsmouth, were the Salvors the eve of all
employed by and the said District, at the. Court House in marriage, preliminary: steps:
John S. Place, master, while on her voyage paid for their labor by them. That thu Li- Key West, on Monday the 16th day oMay f having! been taken, when, unluckily, the
from Mobile to New York, laden with Cot- bellants arrived with their lading 111 Key at 10 o'clock in the forenoon of lady fell into the arms of ""the law: and
I I, ton, 'got ashore on tho easterly side of the West on the afternoon of Thursday the that day, then and there to interpose theirclaims hence into the cells of the work house,
Peninsula Florida on or about tho 27th 7lh April inst. having had fine mild weather for the same, and to make their allegations where she must remain a considerable
March last. That the said Wm Barker while at the Ship and good winds to return in support thereof. time. It is a question now whether, when
having received information of the saiship's d That on Sunday the lOih, the Splendid and T1IOS. EA TIN, U.S.M. she gets out of durance, she may not sue
being ashore, proceeded in his said Amelia left at o'clock A. M. to return to By JOS. A. JHOUUON.D. iho Slate for bleach of promise, inasmuchas
Sloop Citizen to her, and got alongside on the wreck, with orders from the Captain, Key _West, April 23d 1036.X she can scarcely expect her lover to
tho 2dday of April init. That ho found and the Chief mate on board, and arrived OT1CE is hereby given<< ,that the spring rnarry a lady who Las been: contineed before
her fast ashore, her masts gone by the board at the wreck on the 14th, at 5 o'clock i in .1., term of the Superior: Court for the marriage.
and a considerable of water in her (hold.- tho afternoon. That found the Southern Judicial District Florida, held
'rl at by request of Captain Place he loaded l they sea in the city of Key West is postponed bIlls y It is
so heavy that the vessels I could not haul Honor James Webb, Judge of said really amusing to see Low some of
the said Sloop Citizen, with seventy- alongside the wreck, but the men went onboard District, to the second Monday in June the northern editors 'set off' a breach of
three bales of Cotton, and taking the said in their boats to prepare the materials ensuing, being the thirteenth day of said
Captain and the first mate of said Ship onboard for removal. That on the 15th in the month, at which time Juror, witnesses, promise case,of which they have not a few
I proceeded for Key West. That while morning, the Amelia hauled alongside the parties, and all others concerned will attend to practice on. Witness the following:

proceeding on his voyage to Key West, the wreck, (although the sea was rough and the accordingly. BREACH OF Pno;tISE.. Nap'lon B. Hughes
f said Sloop, off Caesar's Creek, (the wind received considerable damage,) and succeeded THOS. EASTIN, Marshal an ironmaster of Franklin county, Pennsylvania .
blowing heavily,) carried away her mast, in getting the two chains and three Key West March 9, 183ti. [12-4t]_ not having his bosom steeled)
I and received assistance from Cnpt. Jeremiah i small! anchoiit (the two large ones could O't'ICE.-ALDEN A. M. JACKSON Es@ against the barbed arrows of Cupid's quiver,
I Place of the wrecking Sloop Standard. not be got offal the time) 13 ourrels of beef ing is agent and attorney in fact our breathed many soft things into the ear of
: who towed the Citizen into calm water and my Miss
some sails bread Rcbocca Jordan .a girl cf
, rigging, and two water March 7, 1836. [12-tf] poor great
assisted in restepping the mast. Tim casks, with which, and with the two mates personal beauty )living! in the vicinity. Mr.
i here, tho said Capt Barker, entered into (the crew having deserted the wreck previously NO'l'JCE.ix weeks after date, I will 1 Hughes [hues] wished to give another coloring
consort or agreement with the wrecking to their arrival) they proceeded to I apply to the Judge of the County Court for to the matter, and! denied that his
I Teasels aforesaid to assist in having the cargo Key West, where they arrived at 3 o'clock I letters ot Administration on the estate of heart had ever been so melted in the fur-
and materials of the said wrecked Ship A 111. on the 18th April mist: That (as is i II.[ B.Crews decM I'. J. FONTANE.Key nace of love us to emit any sparks of the
J nOles. alleged) have these Libellants with 4 vessels West, April 25, 1836. [18-6t] j I IN01'IGJ.AII tender passion. l\1issJorc.lan, however, de-
That the said Sloop Standard and Schr and 38 men, saved from the wreck of the : murred, and having brought. him before the
Hyder Alv then for tin wreck : persons having claims .Court of Sessions
proceeded Ship James beach instead of that of hymen,
on an exposed: with a the
against estate
and arrived on the 6th of inst. nd of Darius Clapp, dec'dme ,
extracted the
April a strong current on shore from if metal out of the legitmaster'scomposition '
danger, not
I requested to present them to the under ,
after 73 bales
taking on board! the Standard the
by him
from total loss 518 bales making
of Joni up
: Cottonpart i for
and bate board ofl signed payment, and those, indebted t tr to '
ten on the the dust
Aly the
Hydcr : the cargo- of said ahipin: doing which the will I gold to tune of S4U00.
wind coming round strongly from the casttvard I' please cal! and settle their tiC-
Standard property"amounting to S 10,000 was placed, counts. MARY ANN CLAPP.April .
tho preceded l for Key CARRIER PIGEOX-SrvccLAn FACT.
\ the Schr in great danger for n any liours, and one 30, 1836. [18-to] Ad'un.Ax .
vest and lIyllt'ry\ A
sought a .vessel for four hours was in a situation in" pigeon was recently observed sitting up-
harbor at Cope Florida. which even a moderate breeze from the -- .-' on a fence, atl-'Jatbush, L. I. The observer .
That tho weather moderating in a few eastward would have caused her certain loss. ACT to organize! a County to- bo called approached it, Dud though accmngwjtbfatigue }

I days,the Hyder Aly and Sloop Actor pro. Thai two of the same \essels: returned tithe Bo it enacted Dade County. the bird permitted itself to be taken
eroded tho where arrived by the Governor and Legislative On examination it found to be a
I to Ship, they on wreck, a distance of 240 miles and sa- Council up. was
" II' 13th inst. and fuuml that other vessels had vedth materials &c. of tho said Ship That tho of the Territory of Florida carrier pigeon, and bore fastened under one
J a t taken all the remainder of the Cotton from Wherefore they pray that the usual !Fended, within district of country conjpre-- of i its wings, a scrap of English paper containing -
'; .' '/the deck of the Ship\ James That the cess of this Court may issue, taking pro-into the following limits, viz- the London sales of stocks,Jcc. It
'. Hyder Aly and .Actor took on hoard the possession the 518 bales Cotton Commencing at the West end oTBahia Honda is surmised that tho'bird was sent with that
together and
I. ,(.uttunfiun the beach which had been haded with the boat, provisions, materials & Key Sault, running in a direct line to despatch, intended for Antwerp, but that: it
; .c. saved Capo on tho
bjtthe men employed by Capl. Bat ker, by them iiuiu the said: wreck, and that direct line to Lake mate land; thence in a was either pursued by a bird of prey, or
about 1GO| bale?, and brought the same; with such other proceedings be had as acre usual: I direct line to the Macaco, thence on a driven out of .its course Ly jieavy, .wind:
t some of the materials of the ship, to Key in Admiralty, and that upon 'hearing of, Branch of Potomac head of the North-Prong and alighted on Long Island, after tho Fee
r West on tho 19th instant. That the said: the case such an amount of t-alvayc bu dc- or commonly knownas digipualy: long and fatiguing flight rf three
Hillsborough River, and down said lliv- thousand miles.-Family Magazine.