Key West enquirer

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Key West enquirer
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J. Atkinson
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Vol. 1, no. 1 (Oct. 15, 1834)-

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TKe Key West Inquirer FLORIDA DIRECTORY. District of St. .-Collector,John "
for the West or 4
.. Compiled Key Inquirer. Rodman.
PUBLISH CD WEEKLY AT Any error will be corrected, and addition The Florida Intelligencer. ,
made on the Editor's being notified of such District of Pensacola-Collector, Robert '
FIVE DOLLARS PER ANNUM. IT has frequently been a subject of invidi

(): -Subscribers at a distance must pay in error or omission. Mitchell. Inspector Wm., R.M.A.Loftin.Mitchell., Surveyor ous observation, thatami Jst so populous and :1
intelligent a community jw that of Florida
advance or hare an agent in this city EXECUTIVE.
inserted at the rate o f Governor JOHN II.,EATON. Collector James s6 few native newspapers fif the term mar \
ADVERTISEMENTS Secretary,, District of St. Johns- be used( bavebeen'decent y sustained. We ,
ODe Dollar and Cents (ol GEORGE K. W ALKEn. Dell. Inspector, Horatio Dexter.
Fifty per square have all seen and deplored the evil; but the 'J

fifteen lines,) for the first insertion, and Jesse II. people of the Territory are certainly a J
LEGISLATURE.The Marks Collector,
District of St. -
and 'it.thought that the :
Seventv-Five Cents for each subsequent '. reading people;
Council is composelloftwentyasi1t !f Willis Burr H. Duval. Inspector '
Legislative Inspector
fault (if fault there be) can in almost every
continuance. All Advertisements will be members, divided among nineteen Augustus Steele Tampa Bay. instance be traced,either,to the,incapacity

continued until otherwise ordered. None Counties, as follows. Leon, Four;; or' negligence of those, intrusted wjth, the

will be considered less than a square. Escambia, 7W; Gadsden, Two ; Jackson District of Apalachicola-Collector, G. J. management of the papers which! have heretofore
Two Jefferson Two St. Johns, Two, D. Price.
No subscription will be discontinued ; Floyd. Inspcctot, successively been projected. Injb
7- \
Walton, Washington, Franklin Madison,,
'alone are inform
Tallahassee we
Of as
(unless, at the option of the Editor,) until all Hamilton, Columbia, Alachna, Duval, Nassau City .
District of Key West-Collector, ed, a print has been unwaveringly ana j
arrears are paid. Mosquito Hillsborough, and Monroe,, Wbitehead. Inspector and Deputy steadily,for several ycartj but probably"it ; I

All letters to the Editor on business, One each.Delegate. Collector Adam Gordon. Inspector, Stephen has not met,with the entire approval of all A W ,'t.

must be Post Paid. R. Mallory, Temp. Weigher and parties and under'the persuasion that anc* A ,

.__- to Congress, JOSEPH M. WHITE Gauger, William II. Wall. Appraisers, then,and a different print would be acceptable '
POETRY. Charles M. Wells George E. Weaver. to some and nol altogether displeasing
i, L.r. ELECTIONS.The Inspectors Charles Howe Indian Key. to o'ther.w; have been induced to issue' this ;
PROM THE NEW-TORKtn. elections for members of Legislative John Dubose, Cape Florida. present Prospectus. ,
THE PILGRIM. Council take place annually on the second Charlotte .Harbor-Inspector, Alex- In'assuming the charge of a public Press, t
Monday in October ; and Delegate to Con ander Patterson. we profess to be fully aware of tbo responsibilities "'I '
Behold the shrine-the Pilgrims goal Biennially on the first Monday in a
gress devolvingupunus. It is an engine' .
I mark the altar's ray: I May. nAN KS. of,immense ,power, and when wisely con ;;

There will I rest my weary soul, I Bank of West Florida, Apalachicola, chartered ducted<<( is calculated to advance.the best in* ,

My lonely footsteps stay. JUDICIARY. 1829-Capital, $ ,OOO. t 'ests' humanity. This paper is inten'dt j
Superior Courts, having Admiralty Ju President Cashier, ed to'subserve those interests. Cherishing, i
6h, Father by the thorny path, rindtction. an ardent attachment to the free institutionsof i
My bleeding feet have press'd EASTERN DISTRICT--comprising the : ever 'i endeavor i j
Bank of Pensacola, Chartered 1831,: -Capital ,: our Dative n.'e shall
Dispel, I pray, the cloud of wrath Counties of Nassau, St. Johns Duval Columbia $2,500,000. to support them,'and to impress on the mind*,_ ,_ If i
And give my spirit rest. Alachua, Hillsborough and part of President, Walter Gregory. 'Cashier, of ifhe'people a due sense of the inestimable :I
Mosquito.Judge James Catlio. privileges,they I have inherited., To ,this '!
''Receive the costly gifts I bring, ROBERT RAYMOND REID. Attorney .1 end our columns will on all occasions be open i j!

1 These tokens rich and rare-* THOMAS DOUGLASS. Marshal SAMUEL Bank of St. Augustine. Chartered 1831, to the advocates of any rational\systemof
Take from my hand each glittering ring Capital $300,000.Not general education;-believing', we do.
These that hair." ( yet IDop ration';) that they only who understand, their,rights: };!
grace my, The regular terms are held as followsFor :- can best appreclatel'and wm'moat.vatcb- Ij
Daughter! I ask not gems nor gold St. Johns and Mosquito, Counties, at Merchants and Planters Bank of Florida, fullv guard them. The' public authorities]]
To decorate this shrine St. Augustine on the second Mondays in Tallahassee, Chartered If32.It in due administration of tbeirlawful power 111\
March and, For Nassau
October. County,
Can Heaven's eternal peace be soldi the ,CapltalIOOOOO. will bo sustainedbut should an occasion \ :
on sc
Pilgrim that peace is mine." vember. ForMacbuaColumbiaandHills. resld.eDh --- ,Cashier, -' **.<. unfortunately' present itself to opr hpticeiwe
frill opt hesitate to denounce what we
Then take those flowers of fairest dye borough Counties, atNewnansvUle, on the Central Bank of Florida, Tallahassee, ,to be an* '.,i s.. To,pr"orpotetmnalltthS
third in
after tho
Wednesdays Mondays ,
Chartered 1832":-Capital $.IOOOOOO. general prosperity of our
And this wreath "
triumphal : '
and November. And for Duval County
April President Ben Chains Cashier, Leslie common country and especially !the full dovelopement .
They bring no gladness to my eye, : at Jacksonville the first Mondays ir \ '
A, Thompson. of the rich re.ource.t'thf.. ;,
May and December. terms
Chancery are
For me no fragrance breathe.
Territory-to encourage the observance oran
held at St. the Mondays
.' Away with such frail,fleeting gifts in July Augustine and September on second Commercial Bank of Florida Apalachicola orderly deportment in society-to outer

Poor Nature's dower- Chartered, 1832-Capital$500,000.Not a spirit of generous emulation among one
only ( yet in operation.) industrious citizens ''In their respective;
The mildew falls, the cold storm drifts- -Comprising branches of business These '
are among
of Leon, Gadsden Hamilton Jefferson $
Where is each vaunted flowerl" and Madison. Union Bank of Florida Tallahassee, Chartered our objects. i 1
1833-Capital'3000000. In the proceedings of tho Federal Government
of word with locks white
So stern so ,
Judge, THOMAS RANDALL. Attorney President,John G. Gamble Cashier John Floridians are as intimate! coil* i
Oh Heaven!-than man more mild- JAMES D. WESTCOTT. Marshal THOMAS Parkhill. corned as any'other citizens of:the United '

Hear the deep prayer thy creatures slight, ESTIN RANDOLPH. ,-.. States, and entertain as lively an interest \\1; ,
Rest for thy wandering child !t.. Farmers Bank of Florida, Mariana Char the i doctrines it 'avows and.the measures it .
The regular terms are held as follows tered 1834-Capital' $75,000.Not pursues. Its acts and principles,.therefore, "t
Her head the bow'd.Sbe
weary pilgrim ; For Hamilton County, at on the first ( in operation.) will improperly,,become the subjects of '
knelt before the shrine ; Mondays in June and December. For .. but 1
calm, at the same,time thorough goasid.tratlon. tj
-Fell they from yonder sunset cloud Madison County, at San Pedro on the Bank of Jacksonville, Chartered 1135.. In the'pgtitics of the Territory, ;' ,

The drops that round her shine 1 Thursdays after the first Mondays in June Capital $75,000. of,course a part must be taken ,; not that'of ''
And for the
and December. remainder
of (Not yet in operation.) a blind zealot or Inftirf ted partizan, but' i'
No tears of agony untold-! the District, at Tallahassee on the first ,
that of a dispassionate and ImpartlalloquJ-t'
Tears like the tropic rain, Mondays in April and-October. A Resort for I Invalids rer. lo assuming this ground, which will .\

Burst from her woman's heart, and roll'd resolutely bo maintained, we',,pi edge our :
WESTERN: DISTRICT-Comprising the selves that communication of wJat'I I
Oefore that sacred fane. every !
Counties of Escambia, Walton Washington soever' nature, and from whatever source
The white lock'd then laid his hand Franklin and Jackson. a. J 'J
man will be thankfully received and, : .respectfully ;,
, Upon the Pilgrim's bead : Fudge, JOHN A. CAMKRON. Attorney attended to ; afw'ats under toe proviso,
Daughter the gold India's. strand JIEORGC WALKER Marshal J. W. EXUM. which l (as being unshackled by personal ob-1: t

Is dross to tears this; shed. 'I THE SUBSCRIBER having settled ligation or party prejudice) we will strict If' f
The regular terms are held as follows I( on Indian Key, has determined adhere to, that nothing scurrilous or low I
"I spurned the costly gifts of art ; For EscambU County,at Pentacola,on the to open a HOUSE for boarding ,apd or personally abusivehall ever be admittd ;

But these are gems of price : first Mondays in May and November. For. l lodging, and believing' it to bo one of the into our columns. 't. 1

The incense of a broken heart Walton County on the first Monday in I most favorable situations in the United The progressive adrancementin'tbe: Arts, ,
March and third Monday In November.For States for persons who are suffering from Sciences and General Literature of ouf
Will rise to Paradise. Washington County on the second' pulmonary,dispeptio and numerous chronic I own and other' lands, wilralways reeeitoproper : ,

Peace thy spirit child of Earth a Monday in March and fourth Monday in! diseases, and tobliged to seek a refuge from i notice ; and our selections frorn"the '
November. For Jackscn at the chill blasts"of at northern winter he feels
Thou driven County, Mari.1 lighter works of the day will, we bopeI by
tempeaHoatand ana, on the third Monday in March safe in saying that Indian Key cannot be I both instructing and amusing to our reader*; ,
Life's deepest raptures are not worth first !Monday in December. And for Frank- surpassed for beauty, IJ.ealth"an4 cjimate. Measures have already been taken for a fair ;

The mere repose of Heaven." tin County on the first Monday in April and Frost has never been known 'here-the interchange with some of (be best jtewspat

CAaUNE LEE HENTZ.A Thursday after the third Monday in Decem thermometer seldom below 55 or 56 in winter per and.periodicals; and every ,effort will '
'to 90 in summer. It is I,
ber. nor up entirely ,
bo t made to, provide for
our,subscribers} s> )I
the from
e=posed to sea every point of the
pleasant and useful fireside companion.In .
WELL BEHAVED RIVEB. JoSCpbtlS SOUTHERN: DISTRICT Comprising the compass. '

speaks oft river in Judca. which ceased County of Monroe and part of MoJquito. The fare of his table and bar shall bo as public.return we ask the E liberal; ,CHANDLER.'C.Tl. support of the. i It

flowing on the Sabbath. There is also one Judge JAMES WEBB.- Attorney, WIT.LIAM, good. the market will afford and attendedby ..SESSIONS.Tallahassec.'Mid ; :
stream in modern geography, which has a MARVIK, Marshal THOMAS EAITIN. experienced servants. Private-rooms F or., .

similar praiseworthy init-[.the current of The regular terms are held at Key Weston l' for lodging gentlemen,ladies and fainiiiea '(:y Editors'friendly to tbo advancementof iI": ,i

duns] But,like a dammed river, they bat the first Mondays in May and November. neatly arranged. The undersigned'hopes literature,!will confer a favor by ,giving I
run the fiercer when the curb is taken off; by diligent attention and industry to merit the above an insertion to tLelr paper," ./j : :

witness' the flood of them on any Monday. COUNTY COURTS 'I generally.the custom of his friends 5. A.and SPENCER.( the public Mi9)3t) _c.. & a.i .oj.. ''

in the year, and in the month of Jannaryparticularly. The County Courts, having a limited civ Indian Monroe ) OTICE lh ' \
Key, County,
.-London paper. iI| jurisdiction and original jurisdiction in all November 7th Tf'rri"-j" 4'0'1[,J.' term: .or Jbe Superior! Court for.the 1

matters relating to Estates, Guardians f'Or1ifFlorlda. 'Southern Judicial District, FJorjda,,jCld '
Incendiary attempts of the boldest character Wards, &c. are held by the Judges in the Saturday Courier ea ''in:the city of Key West h postponed- IT ,t4 I d
several counties semiannually.APPELLATE New York Advocate and +His Ifpnor Jades ,Webb .Judge Of said
, are still made in Boston. The Corn.mon Baton Commercial, Gazette Journal and District, to the second Monday So Jaua
will the
Council have by vote placed $10,000at COURT. above fire Insertion and forward give their!ensuing month, ,at being which tie.time' thirteenth Jurorwitncsiea day 'of said

the: disposal of the Major to be expended accounts, to'this office for payment, I ,
The Court of Appeals consisting of the parties,and all o\hers.concerned will attend
<< for the discovery arrest,and conviction JudJeof the several Superior Courts is acconliogly. IU".4'

jf the miscreants held annually at Tallahassee' on the first JOB P PRWTINGEXECUTED ATHIS I I i it: ,
Monday in January j ,. e ?' OFFICE. ,1t.1"-4'1&1 ;;11I30. -U';; '




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91't; N1ClI0LAS W' 'I ant nlJcTiedfeby\offerictgs. from 'manners, tv : : ;;dikmrna

A.JJlou1h'! : yone; JIM heard'of'Santa fishermen and others, "as. welljl as b"j merchants 'ICE Y' IK JBS 'l\r i almost his

Claus 0" s,. Nicholas, ;! Is probable: that trading beyond, sea. c+A''UltlAY. blood iun
.therefore many: who do not know 'his f' .
history. M n recent anniversary of the A FRAGMENT. The indisposition of
St: Nicholas Society of New York, ono oldie Oh, there are holy hours in the dull t ted the publication of across the
member. who! has investigated' thesubject round of human existence; and they come week. to
communicated the annexed par around us like; tho dark an J shadowy yet purpose
ticulars of the life of this great patron mild and beautiful visions of our dreams.- 0 7-Nothing late from Santa
, saint. Wo quote from the Commercial Interrupted alone by the wild and fitful insula.
Advertiser gushings of the care-subdued and humbled merciless
St. Nicholas was horn t on the 61 h of December spirit, hovering around the flickering lamp WRECK SALE. excited
in the year 343, at Patura, a city existence, they come up with their thousand of the Court, on in per
of Lydo, of reputable: parents, who early hopeless realities and visionary joys,I the cargo of wrecked ; G i.e8
M initiated him in the doctrines of the Christian to the chafed and stricken tablets of our Upwards of 700 bales of for the
faith, which ho practised in so exemplary a hearts, lulling into calmness our ambitious the best lots bringing 15
mmner to reach the ear and to receive soarings, and lighting up the unfitly lene understand about SCO : in
) the jttronage Constantino the Great, and mont Jar the abode of higher and more in
through him became the head of the Church, holy aspirations.-When the voice of the main, will not be sold, our read
' or Bishop of Myra. spirit wanderer is upon the earth, speedingus !: cial agent.
$ His legendary life abounds too greatly onward, and the tpagic touch of inspiration I
I with absurd statements of miraculous is upon the winds; when the FROM CHARLESTON. rumor Las

powers, to warrant recital, Beyond what is warring of our unearthly passions is tearing Schooner Hope, Captain [ Anna and
absolutely necessary"in explanation of the away the slender fibres of our hearts, and from Charleston on the'Tcx-

(origin of some of 'the patronages which superstition breaking up the sealed fountains of our a file of the COURIER circulating
him and earthly enjoyments' !how sweet are the
formerly assigned to ;
i 30th ull.I pains tt:
i which are yet credited by those of the Latin sequestered haunts of solitude, unbrokenby
I .. and Greek Churches. the 'deep weight of taro We turn I It will be seen by i of

;, When ho was an infant, and consequently away from the world,sick of recklessness, ;Gen. SCOTT, on his originated
dependent upon the 8-istenancc.\ with to commune with our own souls. We to Tampa Bay, fell in New Y rk
J which Providence has (pierce through tho dim vista of future
! bountifully provided years, 'five hundred Indians I uccklv
i the female parent, he never could be and behold the List twilight of time lingering I
; ,ing signs of friendship it could
around the brow of heaven when I.
I induced to receive such natural support on the stars
I., \Wednesdays or Fridays, a, virtuous and ex- shall have closed their: nightly vigils, and i immediately attacking i had been
amploty attention to the ordinances of the the sun sunk in darkness to rise no more ed tor the night close by it i IF
II Church,which marked him justly, could for ever;'and but hail that as the foretaste Indians had agreed tn which,
we bJt.believo the fable, "as a pattern for of the better land, 'formed of the good in the plens-
and ; :
come give :
future infants," and caused his to be regarded al one. Old Time, who, with hoary head
I'' as their peculiar Saint and Patron, and grisly beard, has marked each victimas of war. They did not of

'f under]. the endearing title "Child Bishop. his own, seeks not our pathway. lienay and early next morning,
c, St. Nicholas, as the Child Bishop is sear the leaves-he may blight the his army towards the I nothing
I usually\ depicted in Roman Catholic countries flowers and still tho music of the winds- Indians had been seen to have:
:i surrounded by naked children; or in but these are !hours of holy purity and
and when from
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I some instances, with the emblematical l beauty, broken only by the deep thrist of
t device i of two boys in a tub, the cause of eelnig, and our unearthcly yearnings for the Indians commenced and, as will

which, letter, has beeny very minutely ,ev he better world. Oh, how oft, in my hours ,ing-which was
plained by an Italian author, whop for the of> musing and solitude,of childish suffering i the army, and returned
edification of, the Papists, published this and sorrow,have sought each dear familial After a warm
SainOa life in the year 1645.-"The fame scene of my .own native mountains,.tellingmy E'cninsu
taf Sr. Nicholas's" virtues was so great," says wild thoughts to the winds,, which were ceeded in routing them. of Indi
tire ingenious writer, "that an Asiatic nut unkin.i, and to the gay woods tbalwould I This is the same I
I gentleman, 'on sending J,'. two sons to not betray me, when, gentle as- the decoyed Gen. Gaines on canoe:
Athens for education, ordered them to ..callon low whisperings of heaven, did the mid! river,, until they could J

the Bishop for his benediction; but they breezes fawn around me, kissing my parched out of danger-and tho from't'hfs'.s
getting to Myra late in the day, thought lips and sun-burnt brow, and moistening \'
proper,to defer their visit until the morrow, with. their dewy breath tho seared and I called it" making them cstabh's!,
and took up their lodgings,at an inn,where \withered( beauty of the flowers. 1 have The volunteers. with ( the other
the landlord, to secure their baggage' and tuned my wild harp in gentle cadence with to I have been very m d' the accoin
,,: effects to himself; murdered them in tbeirsleep 'tho winds, when none might listen to the of their not being : ulcJ
,and then cut them into pices, saltingthem song: 1 have sung my sorrows to the gentle sug-
I I and putting them into a pickling. tub 'lowers by a thousand streams, wild yetItvcd enemy at once-and it past, hn
i with,some pork which was there: already, !( and lovely-to tho foliage-crowned should, since it appears t he limited.
meaning to sell 1 the whole as such; hills of my own loved land, and to the the Indians to fight tt (
: The bishop, however, havinghad a vision sorrow-less songsters of the woody dell. favorable,.and when to t..o!'
of this 'impious transaction immediate);y The lulls echoed back the sound while the ces against them or .in regaid
Tv'sorled to the'inn, and calling the host to forest birds, in harmony with my own Globe! ..
MiiY,'reproached him for h horrid villainy Wildwood song, chanted requiem to child gain, to make ::
Tho'rrian perceiving that Re was discovered, hood's departed pleasure; and 1 have felt they can obtain it. t Floiidu.
''confessed! his crime, and entreated tlio thai I was not quiie alone, and that though of then
bishop-to.\ ;intercede in his.behalf to .tin e the world might hut me out from Us TilE TERRITOUIAI. 'It!' is pecul]
Almighty for his pardon ; who, being moved presence for ever, yet 1 should be !,app y they The Tallahassee and cic-,
with compassion at his contrite behaviourconfession wiUi myself in soht Cc. ces that their
and thorough repentance, be [Tioga Phoemx.J. ." MiEfj!'\ about the last of March. I :
isuught'Almigty God not only to pardon ,t ".......i'. .;:-- .".".,, ..>9 ;t; indemnity,
i the murderer, but also,for the glory of his A"coon EXAM FL. A, young man in In a statement, two ; ? paLl). in
'amc't restore lifu to the (poor innocents one of our southern Slates has, tor sevcrayears fate of Dr. Crews, we [ ;
.I who had been so inhumanly put to dead. been attached lo a young lady: piman. stead of a Spaniard who is sol-
saint had finished his Their friends knew loved each my
The hardly prayer r, they the same time, that the ?
when the mangled, and detached pieces o f other and thought seriously of marriage. was that \, &ufleicci
the two youths were by divine- power, reunited One evening, in company with! several: oltlartinLopez :: -.I'er gc'r
and 'perceiving themselves alive friend, he addressed her in. the following I (j; 1'bo last mail but flu1
tue\y"'thcmsrh' at the feet of the holy manner "Jane, the world have expccled.1long I t Igustioe or Pensacola truth t tin-
( lI1:1n', to kiss and embrace them; but the that.we should be married; let us stop i ,
bishop not suffering their humiliation,! their talk at once, by entering into tho expected DIED, at J his: residence ,
exhorted them to return their thanks to Got: union.11 She looked seriously andsteadfast 111, Middle Florida, on et.bill oi
alono for this mark of his mercy, and give at turn for n muni en I, and replied ; Col. W. JJ. NUTTALL. Sena-
them good advice for the future conduct "Charles, I am willing to acknowledge to | I of
of their lives; and then giving them his you and to all our friends, that I love you; .,:satum of Providence, annals
blessing, sent them with great joy to pro the only objection 1 have to marrying you I I lament the loss of one. has he
secure their studies at Athens Is-your cups.-vrill I can have belterevidence .; women
Numerous fico schoob were cstablisliet that you will relinquish your cups,I Tu; WAR.. The <<:>> : of
, fur the instruction of youth, under the 1tronage )3- und be temperate manI can never cote nt of Uu' Schooner rc has
of St.Nichulastheir' great friend to marry youyouYould make mo wretched.I Charleston, brought massacred
And before the reformation, the elction of A deep silence ensued till broken by a i deed was
what"tvas known by the title of Boy Bisho|p, friend. Charles, instead of relinquishing I from the seat of war.:: ove: I
or Episcopus'Piierornm in the Cathedrain (s his cube>> look a journey tu divert his mind.; while a detachment in 1 what can

Europe, has.beeu considered halo it a i noW very strong are. men's attachment Lindsay(I was marching not
origin from tho tlledgcd attachment of the\ardent spirits' It'all tcm lt..* would LeI l situated on the to be*
saint to the rising generation. He is styled I thus decided, some reformation wuuld be.Hlcled. 1 i 82' miles from
in several' of the J legends as the "gloriousconfessor.11 Tlio expectation of a female ((0! Tampa ta ; oa
His was the houor oI'rcf.rtn tacked: about G miles
F peculiar1 an intemperate>> man by marrying
a .B worshipped. by those almost: every I him, u vain. I Il !parly <>f Indians: has sect
countryvhoe' march was on the deep,11 I -- j in number, and after a ,
((11 illustration of this fact, there was scarcc- l\U'1'1ilt1 W"' S alter.Ialt' I will' : if the Go-
It |lyres: place of any note oil the coast of apps l .thc J udgo of tie County: Court" for Jan repulsed them : : sunpicss
Uiiroptor adjoining the principal rivers, letter of Adiiutustraiioa on thatstaleofH. kille.1 1 and about 30 tlon to
but what races of temples of worship! couldbq B. Crews Jec".1. 1\ J. FO.NTANIi II' ,he will

faani/ hat were jmt underhi'sprotection, Key 11'etdhctl'Y5, 1&3G. (I8-6t] 1, 1'i x.ts. Accounts I forth!

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I CAP'l't1ItE.-The Mexican from Newspaper editors, pricescurrent" --ia'nd,- :' out into open warfare, and ,Gen. Gatnes has No vision haunts ber; h nibcr'now-

IMPORTANT moved against thefn. She sleeps tbo Bleep thatknows no wakiog.Sho .
i Schr..Pelican was cleared at New-Orleans the l.1tcst.Forcign news. $ NATCHITOCIIES, AmiL 16.Since my sleeps and worrha'm6i"'teveldecpUpon

1 on the !5th of Feb by J. W. Zaclmrio, last, I have been back to tho Brasses. l. that brow, made'pale b.lorrow.

i with (according to her manifest. t) 550 Fbb1s.Pf PROMOTION rs TIIK NAVY.. Lieutenant t escaped captivity, und I perhaps the honor ol\ She sleeps and dreamless) is that sleep) i'
Thomas Paine, to be Master Commandant shot effort flic whole. Which knows no coming of tho_ morrow 1 1c
being by a -
i flour. She was captured by the Texan and take rank from 3d March of: Texas is broken up. The human misry I She sleeps t no smilo illumes her. eye,,. :i

: armed! schooner Liberty, Lieut. Forsylh, I 1 have seen cannot bo described :Ihe Now closed forever'fromits weeping,
: and when into strnck on the I TilE INDIAN WAR. Htr cheeks have lost their Wohtcd ;.
going port, fugitives arc now crossing tho Sabme,.,but. I She wakes from 'Death's' coldjkr '
no more t
! bar nnd was wrecked. In landing! the We extract the following from the latest I tear many families in tho rear must becut sleeping '..*

i I .flour, some of the barrels wcrc.stove, and Charleston Courier, taken from an Augusta of}: Houston is tncamped, by the }fatesf t She sleeps I and earth must close around. .

it was discovered thatjeach contained 3 (Goo.) Paper, and giving an account o intelligence, in the Brassos bottorn,20 miles Her.Harrow bed, till earth be riven. .j /I
the affair between Gen. Scott nnd the In above San lelipo. He has 2500 men, anis J And the last trump of God shall sound, ';
kegs of powder for the use of the Mexicans. ,
dians. daily receiving; reinforcements The To caliber slumbering to Heaven.Tioga '

-Hu/ on', Ship Lilt -> ,ArorsTA, Arnti 29.\-A gentleman from feeling of the army is good, and no one ( Phoenix.] M.E.J. .. i( :

FICSCHI and his accomplices- who, it will .IclTerson county, gives us the following( doubts yesterday his'for success.the Sabine.Gen.?' Games marched, LEAs YEAH-RKSOLUTION. t '

be recollected, attempted the Hf of Louis brief account of some incidents attending NEW ORLEANS Arxu 19.--Totell Wo learn "that l at meeting of Young "
. you
(he march from Fort Drane to Tampa Bay, *
rhillippesoine months !incp, was executed related him of Cot. Fnnmn's fate will make ,)'our blood Ladies in county .n few days: j
as to by Major Douglass. Mnj.
20th si Jncc,it was unanimously resolved, that
at Paris on February. D. left Tampa on the afternoon of the 15th; run cold-he fought the enemy until 9 or attachment any
10 o'clock and repulsed with loss ol one entertaining for young
Pen a ;
and mrived Louisville the 26th via
Hudson's Shipping List nnd Prim Cur sacola.: in 193 killed,-then own loss trl iflg. Undercover gentleman, shall at ,the first opportunity say !

rent, has been enlarged, and will bo highly' that the marchto of night-Col. 1''. entrenched him "Snip" to him, )lo which his. replying ; ;
Maj.: stales
Douglass on sell In the the Mexican General 1 'Snap" is to be taken"and held so much,of .
valuable to the Commercial eummunir)'. Tampa, they had two battles and several 1 morning 1
skirmishes with the Indians. The .first raised a white flag, I'unriin matched in and Marriage treaty, as to render" )his.retreatdishonornbld. : 1

I I THE NEw-YonKEa. This is the only battle was at a hammock near the Withlacoochcc. capitulated with him upon thcoc terms Nevertheless} any gentleman t

Quarto received by our last mail, and to us On approaching the hammock, Col. !''. and company were to be shipped merely withholding ho, ,responsive"! monosyllabic ...

I who arc living in a barren spot literature, the advance guard fell back and reported from Cojtauo to New' Orleans. They gave before. A'shall good continUo device and to be God: bless they ,> I"
their arms \\crcmarched back to Goliad
500 Indians Gen. Scott up
t or more .
it is treat. It in form \
quite a printed! lto inventorMacon Messenger. O.
and kept ti days as prisoners of war on tho _
I then prepared for :action and advance with ... b.. 't
of 16 pages, on good paper and neatly ex- 9ih they were told the ,'csselUS ready at
all his army in a few hundred yards of the ron TUB TNftUiitEn. [Communicated.
'I, ecuted. Each number contains a piece of hammock-when the .Indians were discovered Copano, and marched out to ship. They V DIED, at the U. 8.: 'Garrison at this: ] 1

music. Price three dollars a tear II. on the opposite side, inn cleared place, were marched down about 5 miles, and the on Thursday the 19th inst., of bilious remit-place .

Greeley & Co., 18 Nassau st. New Yoik. holding up their hands, without their grin s. order was givtn to fire upon them, and they tent fever, JJrrBENJAbIIN'Fi' r

., Gen. S. supposing; they did not wish to were all killed upon the spot, save Win.llaiklcn Assistant Surgeon U. S-: Army, and son of i j

SlUl'WnEcl. It appears by a file of 6ght, sent an intcrpretor to them, but they of the Brassos. Gen. Houston i is I Col. Michael Nourse ,Washington1. ; D. C.
would not receive him. He then ordered ai Gonzalez, with at Iccst 2500 men. The ir. N. had returned but on tho 9th inst.
Loyu's Shipping List that from tho 19th to
from the Indian
a Lieutenant, with an Indian and Mexicans were nt theleaconsun the Cal in Florida, had
to the 22d Feb. 326 vessels wreckedon negro escaped all its dangers in
was orado. I think all will tho battle-field,
ono or two men, to ride into the hammock, yet come out and .
the coast of England and Ireland, of and hold a white handkerchief \\hcn i am far from being discouraged i now suddenly taken from the'midst of '
up us after a sojourn here of but ten '
which: 51 was entirely 1'\5t-tI10 crews of 1 se\"crallndinn. came out to meet them -I FOHT JK& ir, APRIL 14.-Dear There is but too much ret\son'to dar'I believe I

10 were drowned, and 12 men lost their The Indians staled that ,hey did not wishto I Nacogdoches has been abandoned, sir-"I that the seed of his disease wc're.'laid; ere ': '

lives in fight, and would come that night und have bably' in ruins, a detachment of thu i he had embarked for this plHo" in* I
attempting to save the lives of oth
a talk with Gen. Scott. They returnedand can army has by an extraordinary Ino'e1I10nt scmtibie) are the ways .Providence 1 te- :

{ crs.I reported to Gen. S,; but the interpreter bl.'C111IIltcd with the Indians of the This sudden and molt distressing bereave I
I informed Gen. S. that it was his opiniontho North, whom ,it iste1)urtccero! 1600( strong, merit has'deprivedus of one who bad during j" *
the time
CORUF.l'or. THE short that he
' Indians would not come in, und only and unless timely succour: is obtained, the the Island '
endeared himself to
wcntcd lime to remove their women ,and country will be overrun, and depredations whom he became Nilh It'

I WASHINGTON, APRIL 2At an early children; that the hammock theyeio in, and horrors which wvtosn lately enacted i in I standing was acquaint high, and.His though professional but ,: i,

moment to-day, the roles of she Housevcrc was the place Oseola bragged about, and Florida will now bo removed to tho western just appointed Assistant Surgeon, we 'I"

\ \ suspended, for the purpose of going called it the "core" of Withlacoochec, border of our happy. land. Hundreds of are warranted in sajinffi that he had aliea- !

t into Committee of tho Whole, to take: up and said that white men could never enterthcic. rnm.iJil'Sur rapidly. 'Jl' ;.ng from the rlithlesi dy acquired a dese/redjy.hlgh reputation in
But tlio Gciu still believing the savages, who ure hastening down upon tAb'8ischarge ;of his duties. The service .I '
, Cut Johnson:* bill to authojiso; tile President them und all is And our community are; thus bereft
Indians wished to make; peace and would confusion between hero and beloved of one
1 of the United by nil, and whoso :
Stales 'accept the Sun Augustine. Got. Quitman pro-pcct of; jseftiloess -
come in, ordered his army back short distance the noble it would have .
! services of as volunteers ho I and bravo Qiiiiinau who been"over. \
many as may and commanded that a gun should merely went to rate. "

! deem necessary at any time to put down' not be fired, which order created greatl.hs. explore the country, and layout tilt promised An afflicted widoi/ nnd two daughter '

1. Indian aggression. The bill seemed to find 1 satisfaction: among the volunteer: seeing land, as heedlessly found himself and ,remain to mourn his loss They had left bit l

favor on nil sides of the House and I' the Indians just across the hammock, +inconsiderable his handful ot devoted adheruuiy, hemmed the erg of the campaign, to return to hit ,
gentlemen force, and they not permittedto In by the Mexicans! on one side and the E friends at tho north. Heaven vouchsafe to ... t
of all parties: avowed their readiness mako battle with dram Tho Indians cursed Indians oti the other, and ha is now- them Its holy consolations in their ;,

!to support it under certain modifications.' not complying with their promise on the' I rallying the scattered inhabitants and forming roivi'rtridin'thcicunspeakablebejoavement- : ..

Mr. Waddy Thompson, of South-Carolina, next morning, Gen. Scott made an attack t u Jem guard, to protect the unfortunate( A. CAIW. Tho ,
wished to have the upon the hammock ;' when his was women and childien, who arc hurrying with .t undersigned J. I'
: number volunteers! army gerstn the U. S. Mail Schophef hope i
within 200 yards of the hammock, tho Indians all possible. : aj.eed} to tho Submo. General, ,
restricted to five thousand, and tho lime of h commenced a tremendous yelling and Games with just promptitude, has ordered its West' late: voyage from' Ch3tJ Sfo to Key J :

service confined to the period ofsix months. U 10 respectfully1 iendfir :thHH'hanks'lo i .
howling 'for a few minutes, and then ceased ; or companies from this Garrison to Capt 'John Wnlker. I
Mr. Thompson made many very jwrlinent.remarks the General not knowing whether tho Indians i bo on the line of march by 3 o'clock 1).M. nnd' for for ihepearnanslilpheexhibited I : J'

and in alluding to the) Scminolo had retreated or nut, still continued to and to reach the Subme as early as },ossiLl o. ihby* 'received, 'ori lie'Ihat vcEr polifo 'af ltentlon. J

-',"ar, said. it had disgraced the military glory advance on tho hammock, and when within Ho will take the command and thus add reciirrimend'hirri'occaifon.u/6 i Uiey I IcJnfidentJj

of the i about J J&O yards, the Indians commenced a another' laurel to tho crown ot glory which of'tl1ft .lo' t, / paitnij{ [ .
country, was the of the age public.
grave heavy firing upon dIem J they however,sue he has so recently and justly' earned in the ,. ,
fume of four distinguished American Gen-n coedc'd in routing them. Major Douglass last The bugle onto sounded, and tho fti'Yhf 'DlA ttV1N. ,

orals In continuing his remarks, ho had l thinks that the loss on tho part of the 'Indians i line of match once commenced, it will !iot IJJEO'' :,W'id'Yrl' [ ',:, j t

l occasion to refer to Mexico, and said that must have been considerable, from tho cease, I huj*, nil Mexico has fallen, or 'WM O '11000, ,' .

he for onevas ready to withdraw all 'very many signs of blood and tho number Texas id lice.Kouso II JONl'
diplomatic '
fir places wl.ero tho Indians dragged off up Iho friends of Texas with all JAMEsVludilTI
intercourse with that country, in consequence 'their dead. They then pursued them to possible haste, and urge Iho Florida rofun- Key. ..West, May |2, '183G. ;
of UK barbarities of Gen. Santa another hammock where leers on weir : _
they had another rerun to take vessels: und t tYrine'.ntelliQeucr' '
: .1o \ "
.Anna. The sentiment, I doubt not, found f battle wilh thorn ; nficr which, for tho want steamers, und embark for Iho Trinity and POUT '

a quick and warm response in the hoorn of of provisions, Gen. Scats was compelled lo reach Robins crossing ns soon as }jHissible, OF KEY Wl38T..M.M..J:, >tAyMay t:

nine-tenths' 'of take up the lino of march for Tampa and protect the suffering inhabitant that .tlRnJrJ1 '
all who listened Day in
to Mr. 14, U. S. !Mail ''SCfw tret.4iI
Major: Douglass slates that Gen Scotland ; quarter-cut oil' the retreat of the Mexicans WnJk6r ...'. '. (r.t
Thompson. ; Cftnrl (lori e
!his left and .
army Tampa on the restore Gels Houston who
morning i*
:' 'Col. Johnson bill at last the GIll for Fort Dram Ins now W, Stoop Dread Welch! I IJ.lbrit..t '.
passed in a ? ho task with him fighting : way, I hope to )
; tii
modified nine 1..1.,,_. __,I' .1._. IL __ .victory. on <5 Sloop North' ArnVmMPrl17 / '..i!" ..1't
shape, and in allay or two will days' provision, in which nine ho expected U4JII 3 U IUU yaxrs-a ,auancouunuu on ( "
i I.
'become the law of the land 'Great to arrive at Tort Dranc.and that he today till 1 reach my friend Quitrnan Sloop Libert vt Lattiari;,:'n rJ' :
appre Sloop Eden ,? 'v. "J'
would then discharge all .ho Dead or alive. God ; FisfJ.
volunteers he
and hension South seem Western to exist among the 1Veste r 1) Florula from the several Slates, and remain in and preserved for the grant future. may good be of safe Ins' 20, Sloop LorHo t S: Viorit..t' "ttl't V: ".; '"''
Sloop Alert 'J'
delegation,that we are himself with the regulars;' end that in consequence country and Texas. i Wolitt, 'd "
soon to have an extensive border << of flu 8 .ll..ll l" ':J( *'r I;'
war. The sickly
I season coming on, By ,the Levant', weah/o-havo .MayIG, SFooj! *; 'llif
and the information Dreac//VVCTc
in Ui
feelings behalf indisposition
Texas U prodressinaend of his men, lio would that tho ; ana.
Indians: on flu? Mexican Sloop NorthArneri '
frontier # Pdr!
not be able to end the ; {, do'
tiiay", and prof.1Llylilt (lead to difficulties I camjttign. war during the present have risen in great force; fhat one Ameri U. 8'> Mail, >8chr flcJ f CWrTcsYon.!

IS*....between Mcxicoand the United St.tes." can had been killed, and all was terror and 17.. BtWlMKtttlMlnrn.nmiS' ; '"r a

FROM TEXAS. confusion in 'the country. fcn. Oaiuw' 18, bloop Idc: H, Fish' .dU' .
,.:. IrzraES3 MAIL.It w said the?Post Mas had advanced) totheSablne with about .tzo, Sloop' Alert, pooittev| .
flange, ApHit 700 ., < 2WBy the New Or. men and was i __.;......
!General has it in contemplation to e S. leans mail which collecting: all the forte of (he
tallish n Daily Express !Mail Line between I we have the following arrived about 2; to-day, country to attempt to stop the advance of .N TJCE t1 .f A. M.11 -
distressing: '
news Ihe lndtany and
Portland c Me.) and New Orleans (La.) provided from Texas, received by tho J.cV3fJ'Ve 10,000 strung Report estimated thou' lit iogmyabeoce.wmy.gmt attorney JAMES WKliir fact dur

the j have only time toiveextracts fror.i March 7, 183l: .
the scheme meets the approbation of, thesccomJof which describes the iredche letter., [*his account to.'Seen con f rar i ietcd. .---- (12. t1'] 1. i .=
1 !mercantile public to such/extentos'will Gen. GaiDef'J'a4 reached --- I
massacre of Col. '
IOUS Fanniii. pie Sabtn "
justify the undertaking. The mail will I be i \ e learn further ihat the Mexicans have 'bad not ordered 8 or 10 Confpnic, row M*$ .Ill!> CM tatu '.75wlg2LeKK| !

carried on horseback where landed at lire Sabine and Fort Jessup.]. are '
slew that tho, to
except frontier! r.CCJUQitl'd pr nt"Jlem
10 the .
m'settlers "* .trntter'
boa's and Rail roads exist lw intended including the' whole popuhiiou{ oil '* ""Igned for payment,' aJ.|: thoro indebted
% c r t I.Nafogdoches, are fleeing; for their lues. SHE BLEEPS..t. the estate ,,:Ut .r.q
ry nvtbwgtlrat important letters slips The Indians SHE ilee Mt oo light i. her brow i ,ale I; anct,+sttla their iU"
JtI. on 11iGfron'lier, la\o (broken; Nugriefa torment! her oo art'.do$acting, Aprif ,30 ltf Ate( ;JN ,ILACI'tt a

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"f<' :3fisCi t ANLOUS., f 1t ordered to'that sVation.and ' ," 'J t I 1 'r, 01 ';-; I J.": 'P I I II all hazards. Genera1sXihc6ln! 'arid'Arnoldimmediately the right. At this" moment, Arnold say'sto ground, Orr y which our army was posted, in.
I t FROM THE SARATOOA'SENTINEL. left the; encafapnientand; pro Coli Brooks (late Governor of Massachusetts order to appear to the best advantge. A
I BATTLE OF SARATOGA \ ceeded to the eriem "g likes ; )"Let us attack Salcarras'woiks" part of it arcs also advantageously drawnup
t Brooks replied "No. Lord Auckland's on the east side of the river. About
The, following graphically simple parr In a few minutes Capt Furnival's come ,
live, from the personal reflections of an eyewitness parry of artillery, in which I was lieutenant, detachment has retired there, wo can't noon on the 17th, Gen. Borgoync, with a
and participator: of the gloriou: was ordered to march towards the fire, which, carry tiiem.:' "Well, then, let us attack number of his officer, rode up near to the
the Hessian line*." Brooks replied, "With markee, in front of which Gen. Gates was
series of,events inirneaiately preceding and I had now opened upon our piquet in front,
attending i the.capture of Burgoyneformingwhat r the piquet conststing of about 3p@linen.While .- all my heart. We all wheeled to the right,]sitting,attended with many of his officers.
we must regard as the brightest page we were marching, the whole line, andadvancd. No fire was receivedexcept: The'sides of the markee were rolled up, so-
in American, History-i3' fjomthe pen of r rormthe river up to our piquet or front, was from the cannon, until we got within that all that was transacted might be seen.
I t\ E. 'Mattoon, Esqotr Amherst, Mass", an I engag d.. We advanced to a height of about 8 rod*, when, we received a tremendous Gen. Burgoynedismountedand approachedGen.
officer in the' Revolutionary army of the grounds which brought the enemy in view, fire Tromp the whole line. But Gates who rose and stepped forward
North; bnebf the few yet spared toinvigl where we opened! our fire. But the ere few of our men, however, fell. Still advancing to meet them. General Burgoyne then
orate the patriotism and 'inspire the revcp-j m y's guns,.eight in number, and much Kea we received a second fire, in i delivered up his sword to Gen. Gates, who
ential gratitude of I fie existing and rising! : vier than ours, rendered our position, un- which a few men fell, and Gen. Arnold's received it hi his left hand, at the same
I generations. The eireumslances which I tenable. horse fell under him, and he lJimselt.'a s time extending his right hand to take the
awakened{ and drew forth' these' peminiscen-j We then-adroanccd into the lino of infan- wounded. He cried out "Rush on, my right hand of Gen. Burgoyne.
ces ate best explained by the letter itself: try. Here Et! .McLane joined me. In our brave boys. After reiceving the third fire,, After a few minutes, conversation, Gen.
Amhwaf' Mass: Oct. 7, 1'836.' front there wa- a field of corn, in which the Brooks mounted! their works, swung his-j Gates returned the sword to Cen Burgoyne
Philip Schuylery Esq. Icssians were secreted. On our advancing sword,and the men.rushed into their works-+ who received it in ,the most graceful and
Sir-Yours of the 7th ult. requesting me towards the corn-field, a number of men When we entered the works, we found gentlemanly manner. The rest of Bur-
to give you a detailed account of what ]I rose up and fired upon us. McLane wasseverely Col. Bremen dea ,.surrounded with a number goyne's officers then, delivered up their
recollect of tho battle ot Saratoga, surren.I wounded. While I was removing of his companions, dead or wounded swords, and had them, restored to them
I der of Gen. Burgoyne, &c. was duly recei him, from the field, the firing still continued We still pursued slowly, the fire, in the likewise.: They then all repaired to the
: without abatement.During mean time, decreasing. Night-fall now table and were seated; and while dining,
1! ved1.Wlicn I
I left home on a visit to my friend this time A tremendous firing was' put an end to this day's bloody contest. the'prisoners were passing by.
>III Frost, at Union Village, it was my inten- heard on our left. We poured in upon them I During the day, we had taken eight cannon, After they had all passed by, a number
** fion 'to havo visited he ground on which our cannister shot as fast as possible, and i and, broken tho centre of the enemy's of us went in search of a gun which was
thb army,_of .Gen.,Burgoyne., was met and the whole line from' left to right, >became' lines- upon a carriage the day previous to the
compelled\ surrender.! But the absence warmly engaged. The sr:eke was very We were ordered to rest until relievedfrom 17th, near what was called the llcssian
of'Mr.' Frost 'rev pted. Had I known, dense, and no movements could be seen; the camps The gloom of the night,' burying ground.. But the tracks of the
''however ', that a descendant of that venera- but as it soon arose, our infantry appeared the groans and shrieks, of the wounded al1fll carriage were so confused, and the stench
patriot) ami brave commander. General 1 to be slowly retreating, and the Hessianslowly dying, and the horrors of the whole scene from the dead bodies was so offensive,. that
4 Schuyler} living on'ths-gf und,I should sl advancing, their officers urging them baffle all description. I the search was discontinued.
have found means to pay him my respects. on with their hangers Under; covet off this night (the 7th) the, Thus I have replied to your enquires, as
C ; General Gates, indeedr; ainew the' hon Just at this moment, an elderly man, :British army changed their position, so thatit : far as my recollection extends. I should be
or of capturing Burgoyne and his army;:but with a' long hunting gun,coming up, I said became necessary to reconnoitre the: very happy to meet you, and spend a day
let me tell, you,sir,.that it was more throughthe him"Daddy, the infantry mustn't leave I ground. While Gen. Lincoln was doing!'or two walking over the battle ground,
wise, and (prudent counsels of your me-I shall be cut to-peices. He replied, I this, he was severely wounded, so that his! and entering into other particular concerning -
'braveand; distinguished! ancestor, and"the "I'll give them another gun." The smoketheRo scervies were lost to the army during that engagement, which however,,
energy and intrepidity of Generals Lincoln rising again,several officers, led by a that campaign. A powerful rain commenced are of minor importance.
,! :.and 'Arnold, than through the ability. and general, appeared moving' the northward,. about 11 o'clock, which continued without, 1 With much esteem, I am, dear sir, yours, \
foresight of Gate?. in the rear of tho Hessian line The old abatement till tho morning of the 6t1 h. In, E. MATTOON. '
In my narrative, I shall confine myself; man at that instant discharged his gun, and this time, information came that Gen. -
to what transpired fr.'QDthe 7th to the nth the general officer pitched forward on the Burgoyne had removed his troops t to MABEIAGE IN BOTANY BAY. A late
October 1777, hour days included This neck of his horse, and instantly they all Saratoga. At nine o'clock A. !1i. of October number of the Sydney Gazette contains the
will necessarily lead me to correct the state wheeled about;, the old man bbsevting, "I 8th Captain Furnival received orders following matrimonial aclverlsemcnt-
: ment of Gen. Wilkinson and a Mr. Bit e' h ave killed that officer, let him be who he to march to the river to cross the floating "Tho advertiser, a gentleman: grazier,
.in you'r neighborhood, respecting the fall of_ ." replied, "You have, and it is a 'bridge, and repair to the fording place,opposite wishes for nn alliance with n lady who can
Gen. Frazier By confounding the Uo general officer,and by his dress I believe Uj Saratoga, where we arrived at dusk forego the tediousness:} and formality of a
actions of the, 19th of September and 7t), Frazier." While they were tuning There wo found ( en. Bailey of New eourtiship; her}personal attr&cions, with a
I of October, neither of,them ,is correctly. deI. about, three of their horses dropped down: Hampshire, with about 600 men, creeling along liberal. share of TON, am+ the only requisite,
scribed. but their further movements were then concealed range of fires, to indicate the presence as (the advertiser's phiiosphy warrants him
I The action on the, ,10th September commenced by the smoke. ,of a large army. The British troops had in saying, that he can insure happiness a
about ten o'clock A. M. and con Here I will offer the reasons why I think covered: the opposite heights with. their! lady of any description that might oSer.--
tinned during the day, each'army alternately this officer was Gen. Frazier, and that he :fires, The gentle,.", can be! seen,en the barrack
advancing and retiring. On that day, was killed by the shot of this old man. In jj I In the early part of the evening Col parade thus morning, dressed in full dress
iCol. Morgan ported a number of his riflemen i the first place, tho distance, by actual i M\9Cley arrived with'his regiment of Mass blue coat with..,:a velvet collar, black pantaloons
w p to tako off the officers as'they appeared, measurement, was within the reach ot a achuselts militia, when our company was I white vest,and cravat, black hat, and
jp out'of the woods; but no such posting ofriflemen gun. For the next morning, a dispute art s directed by Gen. Bailey to make a showof white glove8 accompanied: : by a small poodle
occurred on the 7th October,Gen,. ing about the distance, some contending our field-pieces at the river We soon dressed as' a radical, with a silver six
Wilkinson to'the contrary notwithstanding that it was eight rods and other fifteen, extinguished their lights. Then we wen curb chain round his neck, of low stature
On" tho 7th of October, the !American' a r. two respectable Serjeants, both J whom ordered to pass Battenkill river, and erec and mustachios like his master.-Applications -
my' was posted with their right wing testing have since been generals in the militia of works there during the nfght. In the mor after this day must be made to
on the North rime, and their left extending Massachusetts, Bondman and Laze!!, wen|sing we perceived a number of officers on H. H. jnnior lake Batharst, care of Miss S.
J on to Bcmis''lleiabts; Generals Nixon and selected to decide the dispute by pacing the staia, and on the east side of the houseo '-, Monitor Office..""
i GI6vcr commanding on the right, Lincolnit tbe ground. They did so, and found the .* the hill, a little north of'the Battenkil -
tho centre, and Morgan and Lamed the left.( distance from, the stump where the old 1 river, apparently surveying our situation The following beautiful extract is taken
Tho British army, with its left resting on man stood to the spot where the horses fell| and works. from the "'Calcsof a Physician," a wok
the river, commanded by Phillips; their i ,jist twelve rods In the next place, the My captain being sick at the time, J ,recently published in the country :
ccnOe-by Gen. Redh iseland the extreme, officer'was. shot through the body from the levelled our guns, and with such effect a s "There is scarcely a profession in which
right, extending to the Heights, was com. left to rig h.', as was afterwards ascertained. disperse them. We took the house tiC tho sympathies of its professors are more
i rnanded by Lord Balcarras, where ho wa( Now from his relative position to th be their head-quarters. We continued our pain tally excited than that of the medical
} strongly fortified. Their light troops were posted' riflemen, he could not have been fire till a nine or twelve-pounder was pruti-tioner.-Jlowoften is he called to thc-
under thu command of Gen Frazier and ]Li shot through in this direction, but they yj brought to bear upon us, and rendered our bed of hopeless sicknessand that too, in a
Auckland. must have hit.J kn in front. Moreover, the w.rks useless. Next we were ordered to family, the members of which are drown-
About OHO o'clock of this day twa riflemen could have the closest bond of love! How
signal not : seen him, on n ,:: guns were fired on the left of the Britisl; count of the' smoke m which he was en the fording place. Colonel Moseiey's.painful is it to meet the inquring gaze of
,, army, which indicated a movement. Ou veloped. 'regiment accompanied w. Some slight t .attached friends, and weeping relatives,
troops were immediately put under arms, The troops continuing warmly engaged, I works were thrown by us while :directed rewards. Jim in meat. of that con-
) up ;and thus -- ----- -- -- -- -
I and the lines manned. At this juncture, Colonel Johnson's: regiment coming up/,employed, a number of British officers : solation, that assurance of safety which he
(it-n Lincoln and Arnold rode with great threw in a heavy tire, and compelled the) peared on the opposite side of tho river p has not ty give? Ahd how :melancholy
speed towards the encmy'd lines. While Hessians to retreat. Upon this we advanced We endeavored to salute them according to behold the! last ray of hope which had
they were absent, tbe picquet guards on> with a shout of victory. At the same I to their rank. They soon disappeared. : lingered up ia the face of affection, giving
both sides were engaged near the river.' In time Auckland's corps gave way. I During this day (the 10th) we captured place to the dark cloud of despair:
about half an hour, Generala Lincoln and We proceeded but a short distance before] '50 Indians, and a large number of Ca.rt And when all is over-when tho bitterness
I Arnold returned to headquarters, wheroriwny wo came upon four pieces of brass cannon :, 'aduos and! Tories. We remained at Fort of death hath passed from the dead to the
of the officers contacted to bear the closely surrounded with the dead and ;! Ivdwaro till the morning of the 13t living, from the departed to the bereavcd-
i report, Gen. Gates standing at too door. dying; at a few yards further we came up I j''then informed of the armistice which l. Being had hark to thai shriek of agony, that convulsive
i Goo Lincoln: aaya: "Gen Gates, the firing' on two more. Advancing little further,I' I been l agreed upon, we were ordered to return sob,that bitter groan, wrung from the
at tho river is merely a feint; their object is we were met by a fire from the British infantry -! 'to our position on the Battenkill and heart' core, which bespeaks the utter
., 'Qurlen. A strong force of 1500 men are ,which, proved very fatal to one of.1 our works. Here we remained till repair the prostration of the spirit beneath the blow!
i marching circuitous/) to plant themselveson Colonel Johnson' companies! in which: morning of the 17th, when we- received There, cold in the embrace of death, lies
yonder height. That: point must be de were killed 1 sergeant, 1 corporal), 14j'orders to repair to Gen.Gates the honored husband of a heart broken wife
., fended, or yonr camp is in danger..* Gates privates-and about 20 were wounded. 'on tho west side of the river. headquarters -her first her only love? Or it may be, the
replied,:;'I",vilUendJUorgan.wiih l. ri c. They advanced with \ As we passed along young wife of a distracted husband-the
men and a quick step, fiiring we sow the British.
earborn's Infantry. as they came w We returned them a''"'army piling (not stacking) their arms the brido of a year, die mother of au i
,Arnold says: "That "is nothing: you baisk fire of canister shot, not allowing !:piles of arms tending from Server' her perhaps, the" blighted fruit of their
> must send a strong force. Gates replied: creek northward love the bud the and both
ourselves by blossom-
time ;
even to nearly
"(kn Arnold, I have nothing for to spunge our pieces. |:: to the house on the} "
you In !lull before withered!
a short I mentioned.
t time they ceased The
firing, and of
tin-you have no business here." ArJold'sreply range piles
advanced the
was reproachful and upon us with trailed arms. At)I ran along ground west theroad then \
severe. this juncture Arnold I travelled, and east PUN MILTTABY. A
of the youngensigncomplaining
Gen Lincoln "You up with a part' canal a?, I am
says: must send n of Brooks' regiment, and them 'informed, it now runs of the smallness apartments
force to gave a most j'
strong a' least three support Morgan and Dehorn ar- deadly I, fire, which soon caused them to I Just below the island at the barracks, after maDyattemplt at a
I face aooul and retreat with a quicker step and came io Gen Gates'we passed the river, simile, compared them to a out shell ion
t Two regiments from Gen Lamed'a: brigade than they advanced. !II niareEt{ situated which t friend congratulated him, as by
on: a level of
and one from Gen Nixon's, wets then I t I The tiring had now principally ceased rodsouth piece of ground, from 130 to J50 dwelling in a nut shell,bead attained the
creek. A little rank of Kernel.