Florida intelligencer

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Florida intelligencer
Place of Publication:
Tallahassee [Fla.]
Ambrose Crane
Creation Date:
March 24, 1826
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v. : ; 48 cm.


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Newspapers -- Tallahassee (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Leon County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
newspaper ( sobekcm )
newspaper ( marcgt )
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United States -- Florida -- Leon -- Tallahassee
30.451667 x -84.268533


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Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Cf. McMurtrie, D. The Beginnings of print. in Fla., 1950.:
Began with Feb. 19, 1825 issue.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Ceased in 1827.
Numbering Peculiarities:
Suspended: Feb. 19-Aug. 20, 1825. Cf. McMurtrie, D. The Beginnings of print. in Fla., 1950.
General Note:
Started by publishers of Pensacola gazette and West Florida advertiser as "branch office." Cf. McMurtrie, D.C. Beginnings of printing in Fla.
General Note:
Publisher: A.S. Thurston, <July 22-Dec. 8, 1826>.
General Note:
Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 17 (Feb. 24, 1826).

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u FRIDAY BY township, and as near adjacent able. These
: inhabitants
are small at the Government price, with the 1 I state
J requires that
AMBROSE CRANE, lands of equal quantity, and like ;planters, whose lands in the old privilege of entering 640 acres by it. I do sum to improve .
quality, can be obtained, in lieu of States have been I not hesitate to believe, that !
: exhausted cultivation -
by each
ihe Laws of the the section individual ; the"samf' right was the )land in the stale in which these
to print or of section :
Aut1io1ied parts a and who animated
with the extended, by law to the settlers
at sealers found it
STA1 !:. and of the Tern which shall have been entered in laudable desire of was not worth more "
TINTED improving their Gallibpolis, and in the District of than the sum
of Florida. right of pre-emption, according to i. condition, and that of their rising families Cincinnati, they ate required to
the provisions of this section. pay by law. It is a sound principle -
price Five Dollars per annum payable have encountered.all the In Illinois of {II
by an act Congress in
The bill politics and ethics that he'
having been 1'rad- t
in advance. hardships penetrating to the bor- passed in 1814, after donations had who benefits the
thecustOn'7 Mr. WHITE, of Florida, said, if ders of the public, is entitled ;
inserted ,
on country disregarding the been
Advertisements this given by law, the right of preemption to his reward. That the has :
were a
subject introduced for difficulties of the country
terms. journey, and unap- was given, to February, been .
the first time to the greatly improved$ by the labors
-.'-. ._- consideration of palled, either by the labors or the forest 1813, of nol less than 160, nor more of these
_---.6< Congress he should incfividuals, cannot be denied -
approach or the enemy in its bosom. Any than 640 acres-in Indiana.
to and
up what will
; be heir reward
with some embarrassment
CONGRESSIONAL. not for ,imputations upon their motives, or 1813, both subsequent the law of if this law does
f i" -- the want confidence in its justice, question as to their right, would be 1007.; In Michigan, to U04, with means not pass Their
but purchasing have been
at theintroduction of ex
REPRESENTATIVES, a new sys- the strongest censure upon our own other indulgences to the settlers. lit hausted in the
of improvements of the
February 21, 182G. .tem I .policy-. I. .in the_ disposition_ of forefathers, who sought this continent i Mississippi, after great liberality in country, and the :
high ofio
price -
me PUU9Jans ; ana mum a reluc- influenced the
by '
same praise-
Rights in Florida. granting donations, pre-emptions visions and the
Pre-emption i inevitable i .
tancevhitheveiy one must feel, in worthy consderations.: cOllse-
more respectable allowed
were to 1607, and the .
up will
proposing innovations established quence that they will b, turned -
The House bt'ig in Committee on population is not to be i purchasers given to 1813 to pay for from their housi forced
law and s. from
usage. This is, howeer found in of the Slates. If ,
any however the lahds. In
whole Mr. Forsyth in the ? Missouri, Louisiana, their
of the bill. \ no new proposition in the legis sir, there was a law of the Uni- and Arkansas the plantations, by the rapacit) of ,
rights the
the following same weregiven heartless
chair, on lation of with but
the country-it is coeval ted States specu.ator, an
interdicting settlements to settlers. It is manifest(, sir incotuiderablr
"A BILL giving the right of pre- I with the origin of our Government upon the public lands, I could plead, from I a reference to these laws, that Treasury. \uu augmentation to the

mption in the purchase of lands, I was practised, previously, by the as an excuse for them, the uniform the system has been adopted and continued the distress that cannot conceive; sir, #
in the former sovereign in all the coloniesis legislation of occasion.
certain settlers Territoryof Congress rewarding its almost
to uniformly in all the They ha\e
on ai.count of ,iht
identified causes
Florida.Be our legislative violaters, and quote the old maxim, stales and Territories where therewe..e
enumerated but .
it enacted, Sec. That every per- history, and has been pnrsued, with "communis error, facit jus''-he was public lands, and if it was inexpedient They -- n-.p.MtR.- -----
cannot enter the lists of
the legal representatives of unbroken continuity, with various, fortunately however, not reduced to i om-
son, or why has it not been arrested petition with those who
any person w ilO, being either the but unessential modifications, from. such an alternative. The law does he-fore now "? All that is solicited by their arc atlrrfC'cd -
of family or the year 1780 to the present period.i not prohibit such settlements and he improvements, the tsuit '- '
bead a twenty-one years l for Florida is what has been of toil and labor ,
of age, did, on or before the first He did not perceive any thing to i would shew that the act of 1807, granted elsewhere. This bill doe*, had no participation,.in and which for which they

day of January; in the year one thousand justify a departure from it, at this 'which was considered the basis of not provide to the same extent that" they feel ..

t'rll'; hundred and twenty fiectuaUy time, either in the condition of the such exclusion, did not embrace this others have ; in Louisiana and Mississippi Mr. -'n'Jathy.{
:; inhabit and cultivate a tract Government, or of the inhabitants of class of settlers ; and if it had, that these not, in Justice to
were given to the
of lani. situated in the Territory of Florida. If there was any thing erroneous :Jaw was practically repealed. That sealers for ten years after the changeof subject, dispense with the necessity -

Florida, which tract is not rightfully in principle, defective in, !act, which is entitled "An act to Government. The In- oi'mforniiug! the House, how

daJ! !,.t'd by any oilier: person, and practice, or injurious in its consequences :prevent intrusions on the public had the honor to represent country, was surrendered these things were managed. A saieofpublic <: ,

who sha'l' not have removed from it ought, and would have lands," provides, that if any one in 1&-M ; this bill ony: pro- lands is ad\'el'tised-tle

the said Ten"Uon shall be entitled been discovered and exploded long Ishall take possession of, or attempt vides for four years instead of ten sharpers of the adjoining states,

to the rieht.... of l we-emotion" & in thtpurchase since ; the fact, however, of its having ''to survey lands ceded to the United In_ some others they were allowed strengthened by the aids of usurers .

thereof, under the same received the sanction'of all the States, IK, shall forfeit his claim, and 320 and (640 acres of land, and in and banks, club together their AiMts ;

terms restrictions-conditions, administration for upwards of thirty the President him l flock to the
: pro- may remove >y most instances lime has been given country. like vuliuies,
bi1'1ts *;nd regulations! in every respect years, and of almost every succes- force. This law: was passed 110"lIlolIg for payment. B) the terms of the at "death's prophetic] knell," traverse -

as .re directed by the act, en- i :,1\ e Congiess, is an undoubted argument after the cession of Louisiana bill under consideration, mey have all the roucis made by the honest '

tit Ird "An net giving tht- light, of in favor of its justice, and !to the U. States, and its evident object the right purchase( for lr>u acres, settlers ; survey the whole dstrict ; -'
"'nip.ion: in tne ofo policy : and it would be admitting was to of
pr purchase prevent surveys large for which thc-y pay cash. This, sir, ; take notes of well-im
lalt,' : :' : rtan srUiers in he Illinois the last sister into the Union, most laims, the validity of which were is a most reasonable is every
lequesi, as proved place ascertain ;
T-'rritf-n ,'' passed FeNruaiy ungraciously, 'to deny her rights doubled, and to prohibit those hav- shewn by the foregoing comparison, there is ; :

the fifth, one tliousuiu: eiht hundred which the munificent legialation of r ling unlocaled floating permits, from if his granted ; as it is an cxercisof \' ter a spot endeared to a pru-!
and llirteen. Pro idrd the Nation has conferred on being and on account of its (:0l1ta nl1g the
that no : every surveyed settled on the bounty, the People of Florida will
pn=>Ti s.;all be entitled! to the pro- other new (1tate and Territory. Sir. best (lands of that rich Territory, and not stop to inquire what has been bones of a wife, child or frieiii ; and

visi Jiis of this bfciion, who claims I should not like to be the messenger hence t they employ the phraseology done elsewhere, but offer their sin- when the sale begins, the piaLttrs

any 'ran of land in said Territory, of such unwdcome intelligence, ;"forffit his claim." The Government cere benedictions for the Government are informed privately that, unless

byvinue of a connrmatiotf of the 10 a People proud to acknowledge were desirous prohibiting by that has protected their families they pay so much to this holy ulli- toance

Commissioners, or by virtue of any the repealed evidences of your liberal force, if necessary, the location of in the enjoyment of their homes, ,' their farms houses will betaken

set ol (,"Ii.ress.: and .e panded nolicv-:'and whQ these floating and fraudulent claims the formation of which from them.rrhe
have unpleasantfetetiFof
: would not like to recur to so signalan that me occupancy ol .,..__ _r..Ilhe ill they
Nr. .1. jfl(! be it further enacted, I 5: i I. ** .. .,_ t '
That anv person, and the legal rep- I instance of a departure from pre- i 'change, might not be pleaded asa chasing, in competitions with oth- jfu ,rpoY t fJQu/f V1M 1 utQ

rt l'l."aive of any person, entitled toapieffirrjce cedent, so inconsistent with the liberal prescriptive right. Another consideration ers, attracted by their improve session. If it is giveneither in mo- '

ii! becoming the purchaser spirit that has characterizedyour I which probably impelled ments. ney or in bond, all I others are forbidden -

from ihe United States of a legislation, and so blighting to the enactment of thai law, was to enable Are there any circumstances or to bid for the land, and it is purchased -

tract of land at private sale, according their hopes and prospects. The policy the President, in a summaryway difficulties connected with the settlement at the price proposed in

to the provisions of this act, of all the Governments on this to preserve the valuable timber o(Louisiana or Mississippi, this bill, from the United States, and

who is settled on a fraction of a sec- side of the Atlantic, has !been to extend by the expulsion of intruders, to distinguish them from, or give perhaps the same sum to the com
their setllemen's as widely without a resort to the tedious ,and this Terrilory
them preference over -
tion fractional a
or a quarter section, pany. Should it not be given, the
containM; less than one ,hundred possible attach the inhabitants to protracted pioctss of law. und the ? If there was any difference in land is purchased for a few dollars

and sixty acres shall have the privilege the country, .and their Government, consequent destruction! of the public point of peril and pl'i\ ation, it was more than the means of the honest
of by givirg them an actual share in property in the mean lime. Il never on the side of Florida. After the
purchasing one or more ad- settler, who is sacrificed and the
joining fr.xctionalqu arter sections, the real property, that they mightnot was, and could nol be, the intentionof change of Government, the present ; ,

or the adjoining section including in times difficulty, return the that law, or any other of the United inhabitant travelled from the Sou- public treasury augmented a few
quarter -
their improvements, or the answer of the Roman People on States to prohibit settlement ihein Sihtes several hundred miles cents. It is to pre\ ent this vile

fraction improved by them, at their Mount A\entine, to the Ambassadors upon the public lands. The Register thiough the Creek Nation, or around bartering, or the consequent injuriesto

option. of the -enate. Pioneer and adventurers was authorized to grant permits it, through forests. cutting roads, those \\lio will not engage in it,

Sec. $. And be it further enacted, of new colonies and settle- to selllers. Trje act of 1807 was and constructing bridges, swimming that this l lew is de raLle., Such

That incase' where two or more flu nts, formed under so many diffi- re-enacted in express terms in that creeks and rivers, and after their arrival were the excesses to which these

entitled to the right of preemption persons cull ies- nd privations, at the sacrifice of 26th of March, 1816 ; contains for the first two or three years practices: were carried, in the Southern -

shall be settled on one quarter also many comforts, and contributing the same provisions :so far as the under the necessity of purchasing 1 part of Alabama: that their

or fractional quarter section of so many important bene- settlements \\ eIe concerned' and superseded provisions at three (;1' four times the: I II C'ourts"ere crowded with suits, up-

land each person shall be authorizedto fits lo the country, in increasing its I that act. This Statute expired amount they now cost. I on notes of this description. Instances -

facilities,tending its empire, and[ by its own limitation, one 1
purcnase one or more quarter i equally distressing; have w cur-
thereafter in 1817 when Is it equitable or that men
Actions, or fractional protecting its borders, have alwaysjeen year an red and will in Florida.-
quarter sec- again occur
lions of and ought to be rewarded. Influenced act was passed, obviously to reined} who hate encountered all these difficulties !
the section, or fractional section By the of this law
of by these considerations, the i the defects of the other,,and to pro- submitted to these dangers : passage you
land on which they arc so set- save from ruin an industrious enter-
furnished these
vide foi and privations,
tleu Governments of France, England, more effectually me same I
ol'lhe next adjoining section : facilities for others to into he.. prising class of men, who have confided -
and the and Spain, have made gratuitous : object. The necessity of one part having -, get
I section fractional
oflanu grants of land to their subjects who be n dispensed with, in the adjustment counny, should be put into equal in your munificence from aknowledge

settled, cpuu which such persons are improve, inhabit, & cultivate them. of land titles, it was provi- 'competition with those who have of your long continued legislation -
shaii be
divided between
equally The exercise of this indulgence ha> (rd( that the Secretary of the Navy, made no expenditures, and availed on the same subject. It is

Register tlK-ii'aiici m R such manner as the been so universal, that it is considered under the direction of the President, themselves of the conveniences of also important in a political point pf
ceivcr, within
district whose inseparable from the colonial I hould layoff districts which mightbe their more intrepid pioneers ? Is it view. The lands on our borders at.d
and determine, -s, shall direct state. The United States, recollecting useful for public timber, and, by just sir, that one who has, by impro- frontiers, should be occupied by men

far as be-jiractiCdOic so us to secure, as the favors extended to themselves proclamation, to prohibit intrusions ving the country, increased the value who are-competent and willing to
to every Government, on those 1't.'bt'I'ed districts, under severe of all the contiguous lands, and
such the the first invasion of
person, their i t. by parent repel our country.
;-< and! win r:(\enents' the respectively and animated by the same just and penalties ; if any order of this whose. labor alone has given additional Should this class be driven from the

ofsU'ch! prrs-Giife'iaii improveznents be liberal policy, have not been less kind had been made, or any districts, ; value to the spot on which he lands, and'they were succeeded by
two : upon bountiful to their citizens. selected, and the public notified by has located his family, shall be expelled -
or more the of Southern
quurtvi ss quarters plantersand
01' twr settled within without an equivalent from
all who
of the U.
or more fracl'.ona A recurrence to the laws proclamation, ,
what will be
r4U-uticr sections. his to the ruthless speculators, our
incur home
that the the prohibited district would >> by
States will demonstrate
such petitions
person shall be entitled condition time of ? It is important
to war -
pur- and an opportunity
chass the of the People of Florida, upon -S the Imputation penally imposedby speculator
tional quarter f>sections or F frac which the Land Committee have the act of 1807. Since the passage buy it over him ? Sir, some have that small planters should be

his quarter sections, upon which reported this bill, tare neither new of the last act, there has been no authority pretended to doubt the policy of encouraged, and a dense and efficient

improvements be. or unreasonable, but that they have given under the laws .of the these laws, from the beginning. 1 population invited_ and encouraged,

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, been sanctioned by numerous prece- United States to Registers to grant would inquire of such, how would at the limits of the Confederacy, devoted -

That any person or persons who I dents. He conceived there was no: permits, because none were necessary you ever sell those frontier lands to the Govern ien\, '.J by a

have settled on and improved any reasons deemed sufficiently forcible to authorize a settlement upon without loads and settlers? If any grateful recollection of its favors.

of the lands in the said Territory, to justify a departure from the system the public lands ; they have, on the I gentleman supposes, that, upon an One successful sortie'of an enemy,

reserved for the use of schools, be-I in Florida. Previously to making contrary, been rewarded by a privilege i' enlarged view of this subject, the U. and the occupation' of a favorable)

fore the survey ot'such lands weie a particular reference to those) of purchase similar to what isproposed I States will loosn by the passage of point, might cost the Governmentmore

VlnJ Actually.. : .1-_ _made. ,and. who would. _have laws, it might remove some pbscuri I in this_ 'bili." ___ _This'"_d, _liowcver ____-" unless this law he will avail be themselves greatly mistaken of the, than all the lands in district
"* H;C rigni 01 pre-emption there- ty, and obviate some objections, to gives as smun aquauiny a5 u vi they would sell for to remove him.
by of has been given, and smaller than I labor of those adventurous citizens, ,
existing Uws, had not the same notice a misapprehension many '
b'en; so reserved, shall have the rightof gentlemen in regard to settlementson has been accorded in many places, without a fair equivalent. The value In every view of the subject, 'precedent -

It has been alleged a reference to the laws providingfor above the government price is and in
pre-emption( thereto, under the the public lands. as : good-faith, policy, my
same terms and ,conditions, and subject that the existing laws forbid: the right of pre-emption will de derived from their labor_ and the humble judgment, this lawought: to

to the same restiictions, provi- settlements on the public lands, and[ monstrate. In Ohio, a grant of this means they have furnished in penetrating <

ded form othcl cases of a right of denounce heavy penalties against all! kind was made to the United Brelh- the country.' See the retur'nsof pass.Mr. WHIPPLE -hadsome- S .

,Pre-emption in said Territory and such intruders, who were located! i ren on' the Muskingum ; and one the sales'in Tallahassee'j refer to thii-mod
the ; of .afterwards to the price of lands in the States .doubt the propriety
Register and and some, million acres given ;
Receiver of the there without authority ; I He,did not, however,
Proper land district, shall have call'them squatters, which, so far as : John E. Symmes, upon condition, when it, sells for ,$12.per acre. ten oflegislation. the
to select power either descriptive which having failed, six hundred of that is,derived:from the improvement rise for the:purpose L of;oppoiing ,
any other vacant andun- it, is intended, as to
appropriated lands, in the same or derogatory, was entirely unjustifi- J : thousand! acres were given to settlers because land in its vacant bill 'r but he objected generally




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the extension of the preemption sys extent of time during which this AN -ACT tUU I The'{fold coi ins of the last year has ut e 1 !

tem. It would be recollected that right:'of pre-emption was given to i .1824, bf the sum of $63,185) ; of thi.ele'si'i'JQj'' e!!

provision had already been made by settlers in other territories, was To pros idt for the compensation of the officer. of the present interesting to observe, a very sensible portiouI,

f donation for all those who settled in I greator than that now proposed. He Legislative Council.Be of gold buJltoo'derlved from North Carolina};tJi\ .

Florida to the time of its wished of the received from that \ '
\ up cession to correct one misconception deposits quarter, ri
it enacted by the Governor and Legislative Council
' but the bill far of the from Alabama. It been 17,000( 'till
; present goes gentleman of the Territory of Florida That the following sums be year, having nearly ;; more t than t
ther and who that the bill had been the from the in
grants to those settled was true reported amount same source any pre'"i Y dJa
allowed to the Clerks and other officers of this Coun- toy
.. on the public lands after the cession, to the house at the last session since 1804. '
cil for their services viz
as Compensation : -
, the privilege of purchasing at the but the Chairman of the Committee a The value of the gold bullion received from '
,. To Samuel Fry, Chief Clerk two hundred dollars. c
minimum price for a period of four on the public lands, and two To George E. Tingle, enrolling and engrossing Clerkone quarters, within the last year, may, with a su .
years. He thought this course was other members of that committee, approximation to accuracy, be stated at $45OOOL(
hundred and sixty six dollars thirty seven cents.
impolitic, and that this right of preemption were opposed to the principle on To George "'r.rard, enrolling and clerk l Africa, and $75,000 from Mexico, south-Ame ;: .i 1i 1
engrossing .
ought to be restricted, be- which it was founded. As to the donation one hundred and fifty-nine dollars twelve cents. the west-Indies, leaving about gl 9,000, derived

cause its practical tendency was to rights in Florida, the gentleman other sources, not ascertained.FR .
To Paul Me Cormick and clerk
enrolling engrossing 1i 1r 1
encourage the Intrusion of unautho- was Also mistaken. Commissioners
hundred and dollars.
rized, settlers on our public }lands. were,appointed, to whom the one eighty \
- To John H. Lawrence and clerk
Those settlers were in the habit of claims of se4 tiers were to be committed enrolling engrossing OM THE PJl CIFIC.

selecting the very !best of the land, ; and, where the evidence in one hundred and fifty-nine dollars seventy five cents.

and of fixing themselves upon the their favor'was ,incomplete, if the dollars.To Joseph R. Lane, Sergeant at arms, ninety-five Extract of a letter from a young officer of the U. .:

"tsoil, and when afterward the lands Commissioners thought that the To Albert Door ship! United States, to his friends in Boston, da
were exposed for sale, they'say it is cltimn.m.1) b'e conlirined by the Philips, Keeper seventy-five dollars CHKOHILLIAS, Sept. 26, 1&25.
Sec. 2.In'' be it enacted That the Governor
unjust to eject usye have made? Spanish Government, they reported "The forts of CaIJao are still in the possession
improvements ; and they insist up- in f favor of them. Pre-emption rights of this erritory be, and -he is hereby authorised Royal Spaniards. Bolivar has erected batteries
to cause to be audited the acoounts for and
on having the best and the richest of I vet on a different b grow;d. They stationary i! in a quarter of a mile of them ; and a constant firing

the land at the very lowest price were to be persons who had other i contingent Council.expences incurred for the use of the kept up between them while the Chilian and t'

the }law will allow. For himself, I settled since the cession of .the territory Legislative squadrons are assailing the forts from the sea. avian '!
Passed Deember 10th. 1825.
he thought that this was a very was openly known, .and who, Rodil, wljo commands in the forts, has held out likt

questionable policy ; but i if the knew that the land oil which they good fellow, and deserves the praise of his nation. ,

house were inclined to.sustain it, he settled was public: property. Still, A. BELLAMY: has been penned up nearly one year, and has now '
President of the
should make no opposition. I however, as the Goveinwentof: .the SAML. Legislative CouniI. 2000 men ; formerly he had 4000 ;' but, living on :.
Mr.l : OWEN, Alabama, observed I United States had seen fit to grant ; Clerk. provisions and bad water, so long, they have died.

that this was a proposition that such rights! to others, -he should 1 gory [Approved December, 10th 1825.] Five days ago, a shell from Bolivar's !batteries, b '

certainly could not stand in need of 'oppose their doing so -iu the presentinstance. WM. P. DUVAL, in the castle, and killed 25 men, and Rodil s horse
Governor of the of Florida
debate. It was not at this time of Territory and the soldiers turned to, and devoured the animal be settled, whether this Go Mr. sco'r, of Missouri, said, The port of Callao is most rigidly blockaded, and I

..vei.lmentvill or will not pursue the i I i that if this were to be the beiiinmiur*_: O; merchant vessels are allowed to enter ; and llJi\j '

.course of policy to which the entle- of the pre-emption system, it was RESOLVED has cut olF all communication by land. Ntttwithstan 't

"tnanbad alluded. It has already very possible] that the Committeeon the, soldiers are dying oft very fast, Rodil says ; ,
been adopted and long pursued. the public lands would not be in [!Uy the Legislative 'Council. of the Territory vf Florida will not give up whilst there is a man's body toupon. kna' ,
That the Territorial of the middle District
This very bill, after being last favor .{i its adoption. But when attorney ." f:
(If said 7'erritory, do in the name.and on behalf of the :
sustained both by the Committee on the right now to be given was com ;i
'the public lands, and by the Committee pared with that which had already Territory enter a rule 'in the Superior Court for the

on private land claims been Liven to others he Middle District of Florida atTallahassee, against the LITERARY ANECDOTE.-A in ,
passed saw no reason poor clergyman, a .e\1!?
Honorable alt of Territory
the house. The. policy was adopted why it should be refused to the George m, Secretary remote county in England, had, on some popular
t 1
< long since, and the doctrine advanced settlers in Florida. In Missouri, to shew cause why a peremptory 1 mandamus shall casion, preached a sermon so exceedingly acceptall!
not be awarded him to him to receive
by the member from Now the right;; of pre-emption originated against compel ,to his parishioners, that they intreated him to print iIt,
in{)his office and thereof
the rolls
Hampshire might almost _be said t to i in 1800, and. he did not know a single deposit among trvothe which, after due deliberation, he promised to do b .

be Universally.! exploded. The instance where it had'been,refu- several acts of this Territory ; one entitled "an This was the most remarkable incident of his lik*
act to Bank in the of St. Ausustine
donation lands to which the gentleman sed. In Michigan, in Mississippi, incorporate a City and filled his mind with a thousand fancies.! The c g
and the other act to Bank in the
had alluded, w ereiven' to the and in Arkansas, the right of preemption an incorporate a City elusion, lipwe ever, of all his consultations with himseiig
of Pensacola which said acts have been at this
former settlers; in Florida on a principle was extended to ten years, passed was, that he should obtain both fame and money ; air:.
session of the Council
individual right. If they had but this hill gives it for five J present vested in Legislative this Council, accordingtothe that a Journey to the metropolis, to direct and supe .

not conferred'by this .Govern only, : is admitted that powers Legislative by intend the ,great concern, was indispensible. Aflo,
ithe act lof Congress it.
ment, the settlers would have obtained they made their settlements con- organizing taking formal leave of his friends and neg e nbors,
JJecembtr 9th 1825.A. .
a title from the Government trary to he act of 1801 And 1807,' .Adopted BELLAMY, proceeded on his journey. On his arrival in town,I?.

under which they formerly lived ; it forbidding settlements on the public President of the Council., i great and.gpod fortune, he was reccommended to "

was, therefore, only an act of justice lands. yet the house had so far superseded SAML. FRY Clerk. Legislative I worthy and excelent Mr. Bowyer, to whom he triiphanly

and not of liberality. But, on the to give preemption related the object of his journey. The priu:

the question! of policy, he held an rights to those who had violated RESOLVED WMJWMOUSLY ,agreed to-his proposals, and required to know how in*

oninion it and there he 'would have struck oft sir"r
directly the reverse of that was no reason That the GOVERNOR be communicate ny copies "Why,
which 'had been expressed by the why a difference should he made between requested turned the clergyman, "I have calculated that the
to GENERAL LA FAYETTE the of reverence -
expressions '
gentleman from New Hampshire. settlers in,one Territory and and affection of the Council .and of are in the kingdom many thousand parishes, and
He thought those in another. : Legislative each pnrjch trill at loact tuko one, and others mores
} ; -- -- was.r nv/our-. true JtleXltg\ 4l*,, .n r-J? vC-ilil Tov. :4. .j UJfv.pll A/I IllS lllgll UIlU
lands the right of pre-emption. It :\11'. COOK, Illinois, was about venerable character, as for .his inestimable servises, that I think we may safely venture to print thirty-fa,

was their labor which } value) to address the house \\'hen- rendred .to The United States, duning their revolutionary or thirty-six thousand copies." The printer bowed,

-to the lands ; without it,gave they would The SPEAKER suggested, that, struggle: ; to invite him to visit the Territory ; matter was settled, and the reverend author depaj|
and if it should he consonant with his ted, in high spirits, to his home. With much difficn
have had none. lie considered it as there was no opposition to the bill, inclination, and
not inl'onsistentith his interests ty and,great self-denial, a period of two months m,
to establish his
wise to encourage those who might the debate was consuming1inle to per-
with propriety be termed no manent residence in the United States, and.that Florida .suffered to pass ; when his golden visions so tormenthis
.- the pion- purpose. be honored such residence. imagination, that 1 he could endure it no longer, an,
of may as
-eers a dense .
more population. It' "Whereupon, fhe.question was taken Jfdopled; December 1825. accordingly he wrote to Mr. Bowyer, desiring himt|
was who ,
by braving the dan- upon ordering the hill to be en- A. : send the debtor and creditor account, most liberally lz

gers and overcoming the difficultiesdf grossedfor a third! reading, and ,decided President of the BELLAMY Council., permitting remittance to be fOr\varded.atblr. B.|'
an unsettled Legislative
country, opened the in the affirmative.
: SAML. FRY Clerk. convenience. Judge.of] the astonishment, tribulati
for the .
way of capital J, and anguish excited by the receipt of an accou
and all .
improvements of civilized charging him for printing thirty-five thousand copies

*. existence. As to what the gentleman : Tn they Ukrnin, when a young r -a sermon, 7S5/ 5s. Gd., and giving him credit fo. ,1|

'the best had said of their selecting: I falls! in love willi( a man,jwoitmn The President communicated the Following letter to Congress, 5s. 6d., the produce of seventeen copies, being tb
points, .even.a mittin?g it to on the 1st (list. /" whole that had been sold ; this left a balance of 7f '
'be true, their number she; is not the least ashamed togo
comparatively due the bookseller: .
few, and abundance f the to his farthers house and reveal DEPARTMENT OF WAR, Fcb" I 1 1S2G.! -

best land would still be left. But, her passion in the most Tothi-t President of the Un.ted Stales- J -' All who knew the character of this most -amiably
from his Sir : I have the honor to enclose herewith an ex-
own experience, as hil"ingbeen tender antI l pathetic manner,, and excellent printer, would] not be at all surprisedhear
himself tract of a ;letter from Col. .Brooke of Florida -to Col.
one of these pioneers, find to [promise the must submissive that in a' day or two a letter to the following a
he Gibson, of this city, on the present suffering conditionof
disposed to believe that the .
obedience if he 11 was forwarded to the clergyman.
facts was the very reverse of this. w the Florida Indians. The corrispondence the 1 pose .11 b

It was-true, that new settlers, if intelligent accept her for a wife. !Khould Department for s'Ome'time past, confirms lie truth of "Rev. Sir : I beg pardon for so innocently anmsmyself

selected those points the insensible wain preteud any Col. Brooks' statement ; and it was in consequence of at your expence, but you need not give yo

-which invited most advantages for a 'excu c, she tells him that she these representations that partial relief was authorized self any uneasiness. I knew better than you could

ne.w settler ; but, as they had to is resolved not to quit the house by you from the contingencies of the Indian Department the extent of the sale of single sermons, and accon%|

choose them in such a situation .only till Ire gives his consent ; and : Being convinced that country to which the I ly printed but fifty copies. to the expense of wbid

as would admit of their sustaining accordingly, taking up her lode; Indians have emigrated is not suited either in soil or you are heartily welcome return for the liberty I|

themselves till they coo 1d make fur- ina, remains till in the end he salubrity to their preservation, instructionswere some have taken with )'ou." ..t!

'ther progress in improvement, they : woeks ago forwarded to Governor Duval, to ascertain
either bove'er'un".n.
were not at liberty to range'through : their dispositions in.regayd to a -removal to lands west i

the whole of a body public lands, lingly I wooed or betakes himself -of the Mississippi. It is hoped they may accede to MATERNAL ISTRUC Ti0 N..-That man is happy,. who

and pick out those portions only to flight. the proposition : meanwhile, however, humanity de is.taught fl'omthe cradle nothing which he must ar':.

which'contained the most fertile soil. mands that they should be kept from starving. They learn when he comes to riper years ; the baby nc,

These settlers were, for the most, foo(11 I I are where. they 'are 'by our seeking, and their sense of the nursery too often enters into the characttfj

;part, already 'drained of all} the mo- Conjuga1.1flctionA country was 'exchanged, as is usually the case, toy of the man ; but when so good and wise a being as'J

tney they had, by payments into the Parisan jbusband is notice- treaty, doubtless, withan ignorance on their part, tf well-educated mother, presides over the incipient stages

; public 1'reasury.V ould gentlemen ed in .a resent journal for beingso the nature of that to which they consented to emi of infant thought, the child- is far on, in the big

: :, wish to deprive them of all nurch afflicted at the loss of I grate, and erroneous information on ours, as to its fit- road knowledge and wisdom. It may be true, tbt

their earnings 1 'In Alabama, the his wife, that he only took three !I ness.I 0I there have been men who have overcome a bad irif'p

proceeds what they paid into the meals a day, wound his respectfully I reccommend that the subject of thesuffering education ; but they have been few : this was.the e

Treasury, was.equal to the whole watch and tip of these people be referred to Congress, that teric meaning of the fable Hercules strangling' t sE'd
only once a day -
amount of staple commodities they onlY ; such relief may be afforded, as, in the wisdom of that python in the"cradle : the tales of the nursery, prat .

had hitherto 'been able 'to raise. played at cards all the eve body may seem proper. by,affectionate ignorance, are the worst of serpentji

They'had, literally been l laboring for ning. One.of, his friends observing Connecting the subject of the removal of those In- they reach the heart and the brain in the lullaby

the Government, and the sarri state his prodigious grief; dians with that of their immediate relief would.-sug- leave their.poison forever : to overcome these evtlt"

of things existed in Florida. asked him .ww' tat he ,had done test that. the sum of $50,000 be appropriated with a worthy of an apotheosis. The miustr.ejs\ every#i

Mr. ROCKE immediately after ,his sad loss view to both. JAMES -B n-OUR. have sung the powers, the charms, ,and the characWj l

Tennessee, said to console llim.lasr"! ,he From an examination of the report of the Director of women : "
that replied
his -
vote on this occasion would of the Mint, transmitted to Congress by President I
I could do '1
fe to
regulated. by one consideration nothing, on the 1st March inst. it appears that- "Firm on the scaffold, she has stood,
: done. "IFit was proposed to extend amuse myself but write the invitations The coinage effected \ they'ear'has amountedto Besprinkled with a martyr's,blood; 'I-!

a greater booh'tothe settlers in Florida snit dcstribute 'themmyself. $1,735894; ; consisting of'S,178760; pieces of coins Her Her voice the patriot's battle-field heart has ste J'd; i l|
than iiad spirit glowed on ;
bestowed ou, viz :- '>l H

those in other States, he should be: .. I i i Of gold coins, 33',49pieces, making $156,385 Her The courage captive,freed brooding from,o'er dungeon's. his doom gloom;. .

opposed to the bill,; if not, he should _' silver -3,621-166 1 564 58 s Her faith the fallen monarch saved ; t
vote i in its favor, unless some reason I : Her love the tyrant fury braved'* ...
1- 92
TING copper
be : I '
given.Mf. 0 E zeruted.with neatne ana despatch at: But it is only the moral. and Christian'philosophefij] ::v
I ,
replied, tfcrttfe Q ,. ll/uvfficc. ..... .. $1,735,894\ p.1 latcaa her a divinity, in the. cursory.. -
,, '
', ..
t ,


:::4 = :however, by any means, form dova is clothed in a complete dress day, the Bey gave directions for.sup-1 .'l 1B Vl11LIti11 I

T.\LLA\l. "E, the total consumed in London, of the tawney brown leather of his plying I .the scfcoonsr.with. provisions I 0.( 9

.... ns large l quantities of meat in native province. and water, ins pile of ,the efforts of RESPECTFULLY tenders his
AY111ARCH 24, 1826. the. Spanish and French consuls to
FRID carcases serviceslothe citizens
particularly pork, are LORD professional '
1 MA.JrJSFIELD.Vhe this sagacious it. The former threatened
prevent .
of Tallahassee and its
daily brought from the vicinity.
Eruad of a kUer to the Editor of the country nobleman was on the circuita to strike his: flag and return to Spainif 'March 24. .
daledV round the metropolis. The total woman was enliterl for witchcraft.The ours were admitted into the port.

ritciGaIcer{ 9. MARCH 1826."Dear value of the cattle sold in inhabitants of the place weie The Bey Mahomet replied with

ASIIINGTON Smithfield is calculated at 8. exasperated against her, and among firmness and resolution, that be Received by the Schooner
Sir : other proofs of her being a witch, might withdraw, and tell the king,
of letter 5 00,0001. it is
a that -
I enclose you a copy 5 supposed they deposed that she had been seen his Master, that the ocean is large .

from the secretary of war, on the a million a year is exp uded walking in the air with her feet up: enough for the settlement, of his tiff AmmILilAg

s subject of the Indians. in fruits and veget bles. The wards. His Lordship heard the re BCt' with the Americans. He .
Some preparations are raakimg consumption of wheat amounts evidence with great patience and sent dncottons for hoisting his flag

to select Engineers for the surveycf to a million[ of quarters annually tranquility' and deaming it not prudent in all the batteries, in honor of Co- 48 bbls. superfine fresh Flour,

our Canal! ; I trust you will short- of this fifths to ir tate the people by scouting lumbia, and that any salute fired by 20 do Pork, -

u see them at Tallahassee. ; are l the indictment, in the terms the schoonor should be returned, 20 kegs Lard,

I am respect full your supposed to he made into bread,' which it deserved, he thus addressed slating that he owed. to the vessel 5 bbls. Mackerel), .

obdt. sent, being a consumption of 64 millions i them"Admitting that the woman the same hospitality as to, those of 8 sacks Salt,

Jos. M. White. of quartern loaves every has walked in the air, as you have other nations. The English and 2 kegs Tobacco, :

day in the metropolis alone.\ aid, with her feet upwards, She was American Consuls also hoisted their 5 half bbls. buck wheat Flour, .'

Department of War Untilthe last few the born in England as well as yourselves i colors on the occasion, and used 1 barrel glauber Salts, .
March 1st 1826. years ; she consequently can only I their utmost influence to sustain the 1 do Almonds
price of bread was regulated by tc judged by the laws of the country; i honor and character ol f our flag and ,

To the Honble. assize, & it may afford some idea now as I now not of any law that forbids i they as well as the Spanish, Dutch, 8 kegs Powder, ,
Jos. M. White, Expect to receive in few _
of the vast amount of walking in the air with the feet I I'ortugues, and Sardinian Consuls, a days ":
received the two money paidfor
Sir -1 two three} hundred barrels '
: pr corn.
: ;
upwards have
we do be
a right to formally declared Colombia to
letters enclosed to me by you.. the stall'of life \hen it is so with impunity. I see thereforeno i a free and independant nation. On J... & N. HAMLEN. ..
herewith returned) and .tated that advance of
an one March 24
(which are reason for this prosecution, and the thirteenth Capt. Johnson repeated ,

have the honor to accompany this : fartftingon> the quartern loaf, the f poor women may return homewhen his visit to the Bey, who assured

with the copy of a letter which I i form au aggregate increase in she pleases either walking in him of the friendship of his Government IhE fcUBbCKJBEH: ,

have dire..teJ to be addressed to I fur this article alone air or on the earth as she finds most and of the efforts he would

the agent, in regard to runaway sla- expense of upwards, of 13,0001. week, con veuien to" make to induce the Emperor his HAS Just received by the late arrivals '

ves. per National Banner master, to establish the most cordial and has on ha. (t tit his store,

It hoped that Gov. Duval may report The annual consumption of butter r relation with our Government.The late the store 01 b. Davis> &. Co. an

favourably, on the disposition of in London, amount to about LAUGHABLE BLUNDER.--Affairs, more English and American Consuls assortment ot I

the Florida Indians to emigrate when 11,000, anti that of cheese particular of the heal, make up always made him the like assurances with

measures will be taken for their re- to 13,000 tons. The money a good many pages in the his- the latter of whom he had amicable Summer Clothing, Dry Oocds,

moval. The quiet of that country ; paid annually for milkis supposed tory ofeurly life. I took) it into my correspondence respecting the protection Jiaidare &. roperies. .

and the welfare of these unfortunate head that a little girl, who lived in given by the Trinidad to -
to amount to i,25: ),0001. Moorish board For sale on the lowest terms in ,
people, unite in making- it-lesi- the neighbourhood, was absolutely, proptriy on uf'Span- .
The of this place for cash tJnJj 01 ;.ii sorts
to conclude such an arranger quantity poultry annually and to all intents and purposes- ish vessels. :
consumed in London, is angel-that she had no equal in the St. Domingo-The Editor of the produce taken iu exihaiige fur ;.
I have the honor to be supposed to cost between 70 \.urld-was most beautiful, bewitch National Gazette acknowledges the Goods. -.;

and thousand lug! elegant, etherial minded being, receipt of Port au Prince papers to A b rID. Russeljr.
eighty S
very POUIl .
that ever was sent below the clouds. the last of January, and letters of March 24. -
your obdt. S \7t. That of game depends on the 1 was sincere and confident of this- the 3d. ult. from which he has rom

JAMES BARBOUR. fruitfulness of the season articles of interest-
i took every opportunity of seeingher piled some Intelligence -
There is nothing however more and, if b> oirit of courage and has been received thereof FOR SALE. .

Extract of a letter from Colonel than the sale of rab, ingenuity I bU ceded, it, afforded the death of M' Daumcc one ol
George Walton Secretary of Florida me a week's happiness-these were the Haytien Commissioners sent to THE fourth part of the undivided

to his Excellency m. P. bits. One salesman in Lead- .ill necessaril} Und 1Y occasions France which had delayed- the return tract of land called Walnut ..

Duval, dated Key West :February enhall market, during a consid- .when! (people iook a s prettily as pos of the others with the Convention Hill," containing upwards of 400 .

22d 1826. erable portion of the year, i is ibl e. which had been concluded with the acres. 1

I have been .able to secure for saidtu sell four thousand rabbits At last an extra opportunity of seeing reich Government. I deem it useless to state the

the Territory (in money and drafts) weekly. The way in which the fair cieature occured was particular situation, or the advanta- '

the sum of mae thousand eight hun he disposes ofthern is by employing !going over to the farm on au eiraul. Extraordinary Notice. Yes of soil, water &c. as it has attracted -

dred and seventy nine dollars and ten L between one hundred an embasaauor; at his first introduction The following notice appeared I I the attention of all persons, .. t

cents. to the presence of a sov- lately on the door of the Roman Catholic exploring that section of count..y.For .-
and one hundred and fifty men reign, could not have made better *
a -
---- Chappel in the West Ireland : terms apply to Mr. Ambrose

CENSUS OF NEW YORK. and women, who hawk them :: display of his wardrobe than 1 Put a uayjrom: Patrick M) 'Dallah !! Crane Tallahassee, or to my elf. ;

The following says the Albany through the streets. did of'miu -very hair was exactly Whereas my' wife Mrs Bridget. MJ J. BUTTS TRIPLET
Argus, are the aggregates ; as ascertained Percy's .London. adjul"h'd-my hat \\as put carefully Dellah is again walked away with Cantonment Clinch March: 24.
on, a pair of clean shoes! uudci
by the recent state Census. I herself and left me with her four
Whole number.of my arm, w hich were to be carriedto
Spanish Ladles. small children and her old blindmother 1 1I
the farmer bars and in poor .
females, 73,561qualified to Aote s short @ ui9)
269,132-aliens, 4CK430- The dress of the rfpaoish lady is I vent as every lovesick blockhead and no body else to look after I

610- of colour, paupers,5-39,999 rcmarkabl) elegant,_ and .generally! goes the first time to see his m'u- house and home, and I hear has taken
married persons females, under 45, adorns a very perfect shape.[ ..Black i tress, most particularly fine, andeeling up with Tim Ualgan the lame Fidler, subscriber having moved .
years Williamson's
is the universal colour, the.none; spring about three
?'n1; the
200,481, unmarried do. between 1 Ifc ( most particularly foolish. same/ that was put in the Stocks:
is most taste ulir worked and -van- quarters of a mile on the road lead-
and 45, 13.',391-do. do. under 1C I gained the awful bars that last Easter, for steali> g Barney Doo- \,
A mantilla veil o4 black to Sim's
dyked. or ing ferry Cbipcla. informs
years SG 1C24-marriages the brought me in view of the more aw dey's Gamecock. This is to give
year silk lace, and times of whitelace the that his}
: or some public house is still
preceeding, 1 : ,553-births male 31 ful >presence of m) angel, stuck my notice that I will not pay for Bite or I open
514-females 29, 86D 0, S8'<.- is thrown the face over uncovered the head, fall and old khoes> under a log, put un my : Sup on her or his account to man or for the reception of travellers ;

deaths, male I2,5.5-females 10,01 leaving new ones, went forward, afar having mortal, and that she had better never those who may favour him with a
head and shoulders
-22,544 acres of improved land I i ; practised a bow or two. Walking shew the marks of her Ten toes call may rely upoa his unremitted .
and is confined at the waist b
7,160,967neat cattle,515, 421 ) It'isul'dydfJWn the as near near house attention in rendering such accommodations -
the of the my again.
armes wearer. They are
horses, 1.1'60,9f'7-shet'p,3,49b,539<' the tense as possible, I met a drove :ts the country affords.
both and 1 in PatnckJlIcfiattah-
gsI,467j73-yar of( fuil clot expensive t particular of cows, and a girl 1 dressed in a dirty N. B.-Tim Gentlemen travelling from B!owns
dresMngtheirfeet neatness, alai had better keep out t
raanuTacluied linsey Tijock; bare foot, and with M'CullahV
in the prtceding : or ferries to ChristoflV
year their little shoes fit rusdThe! of my r Site. !
2, 918, 2 \-do. flannel and other her mouth and bosom besmered with on ChipolaVB) not find their
black the dark pro-
woollen cloths not lulled 2,468, 001 1 large eye, expressiveglance ; ntusl' and molasses, driving them I. retarded
gress by taking in their
soft oi
the blood-tinged olive f GUA T Af.'LA.-In'the first Consti
forward with
- do. liuwen, cotton, & other cloths and stones I : route.
the glowing complexion[ u.ake the tuent Assembly: of Guatamala in
domestic manufacture, "!.U79t9' 2- met the .ompan-heaveni the ,
gristmills, 2,_64->aw mills,5,595 :',unwilling Englishman confess themaje&ty dl ivrr was my Sunday 1823, three Indian deputies tclok ?- C. C. ..J'teCIIOLSI ,

oil mills, 12'1 fu-;iing mills, 1222 of Spanish beauty, and, hltdi c what an angel I threw my hat their seats, of whom two were ec- \ arch 24 3t

carding machines, 184 cotton fac that though the suit blue eye down iu the road rumpled my hair clesiastics. An Indian :was also elected -

tories, 76-woollen factories 189- sac[ delicate loveliness of his own blink my shoes in the mud, and Senator. The tribes of Indianc i-

cotton and woollen do 28-iion rorks countrywomen fellings ofiiiterest awaken he more would tender deny thought that 1 was going crazy. I iu the Republic, form more than t LOST.

170-trip hammers, Io4-distileries was never afterwards a very enthusi half the the
By consti-
or dispute, in vain, the commanding astic lover. ON Friday evening between the
one thousand one hundred and tution
tWt n- they are placed on an equal-
superiority of these dark eyed( store of Mr. Henry Bond or Mr.
ty nine-asheries, two thousand Ibid.
one ity with the descendants of the
and fine-formed damsels- Br
anaugh and the of Gen
hunched and five-deaf and dumb'persons Spaniards. plantation

,six hundred and forty five Appearance of the Spaniard. WITTY REPLY.-In the first divis- Call, a small red morocco pocket ,

idols, thousand four hundred and sion of Poland, in 1775'the bishopricof GEORGIA Book, containing ten dollar bill
twenty one-lunatics, eigh hundred|l The countenance of the Spaniard[ Ermland fell to Prussia. The AND THE CREEKS.- on the State Bank of Georgia, cud
id able, his stature tall, his waik The National Journal says, "We
and erect -
nineteen. prince kraikya man of great learning one ten dollar bill upon the State
.... his deportment haughty ; his and wit, soon saw himself bon are gratified to learn that it is at Bank of North Carolkra, ?nd tie

Calculation of London Consumption.The manner of speaking varies greatly ; 01"ed with the king's hi hcst esteem length probable an arrangement will I fifty cent piece silver, and one del.
it is generally and solemn, but be made by which a full and amica-
grave and was almost every day with hismajesty. lar on the Augusta Ba rk. I will)
fruits and \egetables conitimed on pomts of deep interest and feeling The king ohe day said I ble adjustment of all the Creek differences five dollars reward to whomsoever five ;

in the metropolis aicprincipally is animated beyond expression [pleasantly to the prince bishop," Bt: will be speedily-effected." will return me the pocket book.
Therr is vci y great variety in the when
pleased you got heaven, to
and its
in the contents.
environs I- f for the nativesof "
Custom l> Sapiarcls : take me under ntle.
; and it is calculated that your Upon On Thursday the 16th day of JMVID HOWAR&.
each ; are readily distinguished
1 province i- which the prince bish > replied."
there are upwaids of fcOOO acres by their' dress, and, when Your majisty was pIe sed p lo March instant, by the Rev. Mr. March 24.RECEIVED..

of ground cultivated as gardens' ,. >ou see an assemblage men from tail so much of my reve lues, and i miendint -
thin various.. of the effect is I of this city, to Miss l1A1U.E.. PER
] 12 miles of the arts Spain, ]: consequence so much o the length ANGELINA
11S, giving metropo I. very .s trie king. The marketplace'of of m y cloak, I much fear that I BETTON, late Queen' Anns county
employment 1 to 30, which at, the time I saw'it Maryland.DIED AND FOR SALE FOR
Badajos, should not be able to court
COO 1 persons in winter your ..,..'.. ...." .. -
', and three i was crowded with strangers, had majesty's feet, and shoo d be detected :"I't.. "\ /. .. .;.d
times that (PA IRQ
number.summer.- all (the appearence of a picturesque, iu the act <*f smug|iug contraband -on
Numerous calculations have and well arranged masquerade. The goods.'' Friday night 24th instant ?, *

been made of the annual different modes of;dress, ancient and .Jbido on the plantation of Jud a'e Ma n@ bbls. mess, Pllf lc ; -.: .
con the
not liable to daily changes, are, no __ jat adtce Henry F. 10 kegs leaf Lard.l -
sumption of ---
in the I loun: < ,
r ..
ohs ; but this is not metrop- doubt, the. same they were fur.centu- National (Jattrrt y. on the. ,No aged 23 years, late mail rider }5 bbls. brown Sugar> 4
easily as- lies .thcrn route and
sertained ago.The.Estramaduran I The Colombian pri ateer schr, from formerly 10 bags buck.Shot,
snow the, although may himself hs a Trinidad Capt. H. John. on, anchored Tennessee... 5 bbls. Molasses, .

number of cattle and brown jacket without a collar, and fa the bay of tangier cm-the 9th :. .j, .. .. 10 bags. ground Liverpool SaU.d .

sheep, yet we have no means of i with sleeves, which lace theishcwl-; I l- of Nov. and was visited by the Port St. MARKS) 21st March, 1826, H. iff.oAd..

learning the weight. Of the der, so that they are removed at Captain, who saluted the Laptp4'm on February tfALMANACS
quantity of pleasure. The red sash is universally f behalf of the Bey, expressed his I Sailed, The schooner Amelia, .
field market sold in Smith worn and a cloak is generally! good wishes, and the leasure ht Capt, H oath for F: ansacola., ,, .. '

we have the} most I cal ried on the left arm. A jacket would derive from seeing hini on Arrivec}, The scjiopner Angelina,

accurate returns, and find that and waistcoat profusely<<; ornamentedilh shore. On the tenth, Captain Johnson captain Wilson from New Orleans ,

In the year ib2, the numbers silk lace and buttons of silver I&nded ,and paid a visit to the and. Pensacola, with provisions x o. '., riiz: YJ&RFor .

Were, 149, 885, .beasts, 24,609 filigree, the hair clubbed, and tied Bey who .received. him With great Davis, Williams.. w .&.. Co.. fOR .. ..

calves, 1,507,096 and with broad black ribbon, and a neatcap kindness, assuring l him of the pleaa- The schooner Mi d ry,.capt. Mina, tR "

O,020 pigs. This sheep, of cloth,.or velvet mark the An- use it gave him to r rethe'Colombianflag 2 days from "Suwaned River. nJlJl. .. ..,- :-1 t

'. does "not, 'dalus&n} The ass driver of Cor- in his harbor! Un the following The Sloop 1 Pclip&e, Boyce fromPenaacoja. \

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r--1 whether they will receive paymentin j RECEIVED PER THORN place, are the Northern-Ijfe

'EQUITY BETw E Ei ri : full, in part, or nothing ; as from I i ii; AND FOR SALE FOR The Eagle.-For niy 'i own or Aurora Borealis. -
and!after the sale he shall consider '-
I part, I wish the bald eagle had the autumn and winter iL
himself discharged, legally and
toiled ISI
undersigned tfl A 1ST
THE labored with the greatest morally, from all claims whatsoever i I| r\j J&(21( 9 not been chosen as the repre appearences! hayebecn f re q
1 exertions in the power of man for against him, individually. or jointly, .20|; bbls. prime Pork, sentative of my country-he : mostly In the !northwest :

the last six years, to ,protect and with John M Kinne or. any. other 10 :hhds. Hams & Middlings. doe not get his living honestly generally low in the hOl.i 4-

promote the interest of all his credi- : person. Henry Boud. -you may have seen him perched They are usually of ab
tors, in business of such \ That property he may acquireby
March crimson-but
on a tree where too lazy to on one
2 and importance, the like not recorded his talents and industry after occas>
in history. -He is resolved to that time, shall be "mine and not fish for himself, he watches the assumed a brilliant yellow,
bring the whole of his business to a thine. D0W )]'@VJl1mIBg7 labors of the fishiug ha\vk- fusing themselves over a

ii.ial close, and -to.resign his stewart HEAR SHULTZ. and when that diligent bird has portion of the northwest
The sale will continue from ,\ Baalu
ship.A at taken fish and is ter of the horizon and
man who has'property ogres money, is the day to day, until the whoe? is disposed f ILL practice LAW in Leon length a risiD b 0 b
mere agent of his creditors.: of- and the adjoining countirs His office baring it to his nest, for the sup- a considerable height.

A man may pay his debts as well with property All persons having unsettled accounts i is in the city of Tallahassee port of his mate and young ones, Uannony Gazette.

as with paper, called money. against him, will please to Florida. the bald eagle pursues him and
Assignments made by men who present them for settlement beforethe March 11 tf Exercise.
takes it from hill with all -Carl Voelker
fail in trade are said to be made t\r day of sale. II. S. ) p.

the general benefit of all l lh ir creditors Hamburg I So. Ca. Feb.c'0, 1 G2GCAiJLs ) this injustice he is never in a fessor of Gymnastics, iu tun.

and ,. such assignments are J. & N. lIAML :N, good case, but like those amongmen don, in giving all accout of theexercises i

sanctioned by ill<;.lJ: yet, such assignments St. Marks in his lessons .
E T 1\1.\I'I 1 G who live by sharping and U list r>1'

: are commonly made to one or AND.1JJm" HAI'TE just received from-N. Or- I robbing, he is generally very -that after some preliminarypractice
two oi their particular friends, \vliu ;
by the Schr. Amelia,
he teaches his
are called assignees, thereby assign Jl ( ,O and offer for sale low for cash the pt.or and often very lousy. pupilJ

ing the remamuer ol their cftec's into .:" (f"hL bu:'.-> iii, 1 1 :-j.e -,.nl.) inform following articles, viz, Besides, he is a rank cowardthe running for a length of time!

the fiockets 01 their assignees, and L their friends and! the public Four Sugar Boilers. : little king bird, not biggei with celerity; ; if the pupil folj:

their creanors gel nothing- : generally, that they h 1\e opened I Ia 2 Bales 3 pt. blankets than a 'sparrow, attacks him l low the present rules iu this ex i-

f He will, on tuesday, the 21HH of I Cabinet ')hop, at the corner of 2 do.31-2cJo do boldly and drives him out of ercise, and is not deterred bj
March next, at 10 o cluck. A. Ai.: ofIcr Monroe
for sale at Public Auction' for Street and Washington 1 do 4 do do the district. lIe is, therefore, fatigue in the first six lessons!
Square, where tin business is carried 1 do 4 1-2 do do ,
cash, al. his property, viz : Two on extensively\and .furniture I made 1 do 5 do by no means a proper emblem lie will soon be able to run threij
HUNDRED LOTS, or upwards, (amon for the brave English miles in from 20 to 25
agreeably to best style and most 6 I ps.. fldgg silk hhkfs. and honest Americans -
which there are some wharf lots) in modern fashions. 2 ps.' Ounaburg who have driven all the minutes. In the exercise or(!
the of HAMBURGH fee
tn simple Having a large supply of superior 10 doz 1-2 leaping ) with
improved and UI1I11.1 d.- His pt german tumblers. king"birds from our: country particularly if
lease-hold interest in part prO\'l of HAM mahogany limber hand and other appropriate k) do'' do do plain Hint do though exactly fit for that orderof pole[ he says almost everyone[:

BURGH, on about three hundred Itb furniture on ,together they will with hence readymade be 4 6 bbls liquor cases snperior quality knightshich the French learns in a short time to leap|

and houses, until < st January, 1c2d always able,and ready to attend punctually 10 sacks sugar coffee call tin chevaliers his own height, and some off

and his interest of one fourth, in fee' to-all. orders forwarded them. 6 cases claret wine 1 am on this account not displeased his pupils have been able to
simple, of the sameuf'er that time .
ALSO 2 doz COmstock's cider I hat the figure is not Leap 10 or 11 feet high. The]
one thousand acres of land, near the
Turning of description will be 7 1-2 dOz .
every porter horizontal leap is easily attaind
town, in fee simple, several likely known as a bald eagle, but looks
with despatch and in the best 9 casks nails from 4 10d
his claim interest in to like over a space three times the]
or the
negroes manner. Rob't P. Boyce .& Co. 2 kegs powder a turkey. For in truth, i
Bridge, across Savannah river, beet length of the body, and someI -
Tallahassee,Nov. 12, 1825. tf. 10 bbls. whiskey the turkey is, in comparison,
tween Hamburg a'ld Augusta, thaIs I times
14 bags of shot, assorted a much more respectable bird, !I more.
thirds of
two the landing, ot ..
which the South Carolina end of tin :rff HE subscribers would inform 36 prs sail irons and \\ ithal, a true original native
30 sacks salt It is estimated that there
Bridge stands, from now uiuil 1st .A. the citizens of Tallahassee and of America axles have art]

January, 1S28, and one fourth of the its vicinity, that they still continue 5 4 bbls.m. corks peach assorted brandy been found in all countries o the in JS e\Y-Y 01 k city 000( persons :..

landing, in fee simple, after thai engaged in the practice of medicine, 5 fresn mackerel l turkey was peculiar) to ours selling spirituous liquors by li-j

ne-his interest in a bond for titles and grateful for the patronage here-. St. i\-laJ'ks.0ct 29 1825. ; -the first of these species seen tense & 700 selling with none.]
: given by E''w-ird Ri.well anti tofore bestowed ; solicit a continu-
Walter Leigh to iicnry huhz and in Europe, being brought to
of the tf
ance same : they have Just received -
Lewis Cooper in b3! for 8,500, a fresh supply of drugs and 'tDPIt!
to landing for the Bridge oir Suuih ada and served at the wedding To THE, PUBLIC.
medicines which offer for saleat up
they The subscribers having entered into
Carolina side of the river, and not Subscriber respectfully!
their shop on the north side of the partnership under the firm Turbott table of Charles the IX. The
per'formed-his claim or interest in !
the CAPITOL SQUARE where one of them and Jos. R. Betton on 2d Jan. inst. He is, besides ( though a little his Friends aud
an attachment leved ;n Bridgeon
9th March, 1821, for h4,100-'his: will) at all times be found, when not Turbott U. Betton vain and silly'tis true, but not tilt public generaly, that he is]
professionally] engaged. Jos. R. 'B tton. now engaged in writing a complete
claim or interest in another attachment the worst emblem for that ) a
WATKINS & TUCKER. We have lately received a general
levied on the bridge on Mhiurch. bird of and would not
of Groceries. courage, .
:\ 1821, for :;7,160-his claimor J\Iarch\ 8th 1826. assortment Dry goods HISTORY
which will sell hesitate to attact a granadierof
etc. we on good terms
interest in the sum l fur which the Oii' H1S LLi'EIN
the British who ,
Bridge sold say $70 000, paid and guards,
LAW NOTirK. Turbott & Jos.'R. BettonTallahassee ; should to invade his TWO .P AI... 1' .
received on deposite by the Branchof presume

the Bank of the Mate oi' Georgia, THE Jan. i I7ih i826. r farm yard with a red coat on. 11.
subscripers having con- O t.
at Augusta, in their own bills, and FRANKLINFrom "
Quod memento
for tolls of Biidgt, received, legallyor in.llt then selves in then profession j Componere xquus. xtcra tiuminiillitu
illegally, by said Bank, amounting as ATTORNEYS and COUNSEL Not by the Angelina so anxiously. '1 teruntur." lioxin[

to about ';32,000, and both of whit'.* LORS, at LAW. mil attend the Supe- looked for, but by the 1 horn Capt. the Harmony Gazette.Superstition. .
i I' an.. inferior courts of Jackson. The Mahom PART 1-\\"ill contain a Bijography
is now in suit, between huiiz and Day, the subscribers have just re- -
:Breithaupt and the Bank of the Mate Gadsden, and Leon counties, also, ceived an extensive of etans of the present day are divided of the Author inter

of Georgia, in the Supreme Court of he couit of Appeals held in Talla- Groceries, Provisions etc. from N. into seventy two sects ; sperscu'ith many amusing,
sjassee. office is in Tallahas
the United Mates-his claim or Orleans viz : anecdotes and developing man
but the method of washing is
ee, where they may at all times be
right, of crossing the bridge or ferry -
10 hhds Sugar, traits of life and character hitherto -
Lonsu ttc1. one of the grand] points of scbism ,
free toll, for near eighteen 1 50 bbls. Flour
in .3/avid 15. Macomb. between the partizans of Omor unknown to the Public au'dwhich
years to come, or the money paid 50 sacks Coffee,
nor it, acquired by purchase fi om the \\ Allison M'ilea.Mrch 70 do bait, and the followers of AlL ought to be known. ||

legatees of VVallei Lfigh i deceased, 11. :fantes'F.1'rotte 500i) ,Ibs. Bacon, Suppose two Mahometans to PART ii-Containing the Ftdestriau ,

vhich right is in these words' viz : :.'0 bbls prime Pork, meet on a journey ; and to accost Athenture of the Au {'
'reserving to himself the iiiht 01 ?; J Attachment in
50 do Mackerel
thor and and
.. each l other with brotherly escapes
the said FUT rs. > Leon
crossing Bridge or Superior .
20 do: Whiskey, ,
land and 'I his ra"
for thirty years, free of tall' for him Wright & Triplet. ) Court. 10 do peach Brandy, affection. The ,hour of prayerarives by sea. g.*

self and family, white and black, u it h! ,lr. Li. pei'buMbXonrerned are hcreJ 2u do: Molasses, ; one begins his ablutions cannot be called a Journal, ,

their carriages of pU asim and 1 prom b L y.oesiied to take notice, that 51 casks nails assorted, from 3d at his lingers, the other at the tile strictest sense of the term,|.

and:: all persons in his employment I have this day !levied an Attach- to Sod. elbow and instantly they are as the Author writes from memory '
and if sold by his exe utois, the ment in the above stated ,
purchaser case on 10 do' floor Brads, mortal enemies. but regard will be had to|
to enjoy the said right for tin one lot of corn supposed to be from 5 bbls. mess Beef,
b'alanee of term." His claim or interest 150 to 200 bushels, also, on three 5 kegs Tobacco.., Volney's Ruins, p. 339. dates, and other circumstance*,'

in the Bridge! Compaq's Banking stacks of blade fodder, and all the 4 bbls. Shad, equally essential to the work..l 1

House, in the city of August I farming tools at V alnut Hill, also, 20 boxes Sperm and Tallow Atmospherical Phenomena- will also embrace a Pedestri ,
his claim or interest in time team. on one plough at Gen. Call's. Candles, '
Yesterday between 4 'four thro' the United States,
Boat Hamburg his claim or interest All of the above named property !CO:: do Soap,

in the property of Barna MKm- pointed out by the plaintiff as the iO do Porter, and.- 5 o'clock- -- ,- the- moon" being and_ British America, eginiur.! t 0_
ne, now in suit, between the assignees proper iy of the defendants, levied on 2 casks Marsailles Clare-t, at the lull and about 4 > degrees' with the Mate ofMa iue.alid. ei.' ,

(,f the said M'Kinne and himself,, the 28th day of November: 1825. 12 cases Bordeaux do. altitude, was presented in the ding with th' State of Ohio-

in this state-his claim, right and w::m. CAMERON, Sheriff, 3 bbls. loaf Sugar, west, the novel appearance of thus giving a complete description
title to two hundred and sixty t\vo<<< Leon,County, February 10. )12 cases Comstock Cider,
rather each Stat
three of the four
moons : or on twenty
lots in the town of Brunswick, Geo. 10 do Mustard,
and many other items of property, STORAGE COJll.lfISSIOJV'm11&jJIT 2 chests Imperial Team Caddies side of the moon and at equal which compose the Union,,vB

too tedious to mention.For 6 boxes fresh Raisins, distance from her, appeared two from what he has heard ,bfl

the whole of which property, & m fj9 5 bbls. Vinegar, semi-spheres of light, almost what he has seen. Also> an.atcount .

he will receive in payrhent the Bills: 2 bbls. 'Lanl!> Oil), equal in brightness to, and somewhat of his treatment t>y
of The Bank .
Hamburg- The Bilh APPALACHICOLA "
1 cask plantation hoes, resembling that luminary, British while a prisonerojinon. [
of The Bridge Company Bank, Augusta -' 50 Moulds, ,

his individual Notes, Due subscriber his friends respectfully and the Citi-in-, 500 plough do German Steel, though more 'sed--tlieinner Melville Island, near Hvi

or not due-his. endorsements. bonds- zens of the country__ (_)-('neraIJthat. 2 tons Iron, edge ,of which was a dense roll ax Nova cotia. Toconclod. ,
} mortgages, and any otherJust claims i he has commodious'Store n Houses* uni at 1 dozen frying Pans, of light, curving outwards. with an Appendex cqntainHvarious ,

against of him,no matter in what shape this place, for the reception of pro- 1 lo Shovels, Similar phenomena, in every Original Poem; ,
or what kind
soever, including
Bridge" Company Bills or Notes on, duce and merchandise. All business 10 2 dozen bbls. Allum sets scales Salt,and Weights, respect, in the east, accompanied : gJ-The object of this Adverbs -

ivhich judgements have been obtain' entrusted received, to and him the will strictest be thankfully attention 2 crates stone Juggs, the rising of the sun ; and uient is, that I may obtain apuJ

ed, whether in South:Carulina or continued to a. of the aba
paid to the dispatch of all orders 1 cask Ox Chains. present very chase for tIle Copy
Georgia, as he will regard the Notesor which he may be favoured with, pro- Uy the return of the Schooner grand spectacle till after 8 o' mentioned work, as 1 have .

Bills themselves, only, whether duce consigned to him c an. be shipped Thorn shall receive a further supplyof clock. the funds to publislmyself.
judgement" be written across the Groceries & Provisions.J. necessary
w face of them or not. southern direct to New Orleans or any & N. Haralen. These appearances Were probably Being by professionprinter'

In short, any thing what bears WILLIAM port. EVES Jr. St. Marks, March 17. ,produced by the rays of the would agree on reson

his .name, if it has not already been I light, falling on a frozen atmos- able terms to superintend "tW.
February: 10 3tALMANACS
paid. As,-will be received in payment. phere ; the night and the morn- publication. Booksellers and,
there is property amply abundant -
to pay all claims against him m' m AllimQ ing being exceedingly cold ; far thers would do well to consul

whatsoever, and it, in fact, belong- : A small best Sea-Island exceeding any cold experiencedhere me on the'uhject, as ray term. ]!

ing to his creditors : and he having FOR THE YEAR, cottonseed quantity for this winter, andv will be low, and other pac
resolved'td give up all, if if applied soon. addressing
necessary continued without intermission
:St. Marks March 1826. lars made known, by
to pay the whole : should ,they given .: : -
a } thing like, a:fair price for:It, all .1lG) PRINTING through the day. a letter, postpaid, to
: .
Bullfinch. .
the other
of them can'be paid. Among atmospheric Benjamin

It is now for. his -creditors.-." : to say -For Sale at this Office. Executed with' this neatness office.and despatch phenomena observable at this St. (ttustine Vcbnwry 14. 181w

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