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ViMIlK XI. II.
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THE COUNT AND 1113 COUSIN.
(IT XM IIUVIl c. l;UBL'Br.
'Whu I. that liaauttful pirl lo hnt.i ywi boar to
ramlliarlr'' "id Clurlea U'inlnley t. Horace
flrr nvilln, they proceeded down the steps oftlie
j'That w. Adcliil" VI. indium yonr comln
nnd mlm, Cimles,' e.id Il.rcf 'really you mini
have left your m?mnry among the brsnlles of
'an., ii yoq rannoi recngnie ynor nrrci iQ.Aia.
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"Von forpt, Horace, that wU-n I raw Adelaide '
he waa lirely little lioyden, eearcr ten year. !
old; the lape ol feireti ycr make, a wonderful
dirTerenee ic a lady, o'u'ever il mny d with a pen- '
Nay, if yoa hepin lo d'ncti Time, clirncea, 1
Clntlr, I must ennfea. yon ennont pnur;rs!iilate
ynurwlf npori liivtne pfeapej a loueh of W firmer.
Who, in that bronzed complexion and hira itc lia
ajje, could diaenter any trace nl ihnauinnll, cheek
rd bov whom ! laat aaw on the dock of r I'rencli
packetahip, inmc teven year. jo. Ilit te.l me, ) .iffut or 'ier radieul ri tintcnanco. Ii.okiu morij
Mfhy did you not write thM you were c mlnj; liemn?' i brilliant than eier, ns ho .at between conrin llor.
Ilocaum 1 did not know my own mind, llorice ; cc nod ilm Count, .ojii 'juiolud Uh f.iara.
1 really waa not ipii'n certain of it until 1 Ind been J Mr Wtil.ingliam, in couiinun with mott Anmri
m week at ea. The odd pronunciation of my I ca-.s of the olden time, ln, a preat prejudico a
German ralct having csmed my name to hn plaetd ,
on llm of pwenger a Mr f'lmiley, it o-eur-red
to me that the mistake would enable me to re
turn intotnita, and I thought I would linn, or the
joke, if but lo vc how many of my old friend,
ivonld rccogntie me. I arrived Iain laat evonining
and '. ''Id now be a perfect (.lran'nr in my native
city, had 1 not met you thie mnrninj t and even
you, Horace, did nnt at fir.t knovy me.'
'Know you, Charlca! who the deuce could even
co you behind that immen-e growth ofbrnrhwood
upon your lip and cheek ! Do you really mean lo
weir those cnorinona whiskers end moustache. V
'Certainly not longer than uil. my present pur
pose, Horace. When I was in ncrinir.yl learned
lo wear moudache for ihe roimo reason tint I
learned to rmoko meerschaum bceautc every body
cUo did It. In Pari. I roduced ihem a litlle, but
did imt entirely baui.h tbein, becnuc there also I
found them in fiuhinu. A lively little French lady
a pa.acnger in our ihip. wagered a piir of Paria
glove, that I would not wear I lieu, a ucik in Amer
ica : I accepted Hie bet, aril for one week you will ,
rec me be anieil l.krt Mm naro.
. .h,..i...i i.to ii. .r.:.' '
Nay, if you like them,' aid Horace, laughing,
you need no", acok any c.xcutc for wearing them ;
they arc rjuilo the fashion, and ladiea now o.timato ,
. man a. they onco did. by hi. altitude, bul by the
lenrth of hi. whisker..'
1 have no deiire lo urn ladies' favor by wear
ing an un.havrn lace," antwercd Charlea; 'but
pray Horace, I ell me something moie about our .
pretty cnuain.' '
'She in a. lovely in character, Charlc., n alio is
in person, but .lie ha. one great fault ; like the ,
moat of our fashioi.a'jte belles, alie lis a mama for
every thing foreign. Her manner, her dress, her
rervant., all como from abroad, and .he has dnel.r-,
cd lo me repeatedly never to marry n American.'
What is it that my country women so mucri au
mire in their foreign hivcraV acked CI vrlea.
O, they .ay (here u r. polish an I elegance of
'manntrs belonging In foreigners which American,
never possess. Two of Adelaide', intimity friend,
have recently married tcion. o."i.omc actcdelunan
German family, and our lovely enu.in is nmbilious
iif fortning an equally .plendld alliance.'
'If he were to marry a western farmer,' said
Charles, with a .mile, '.he would reign over a prin
cipality quite a large and perh.ps more flotir.sh-
ing , man u.uaiiy ocioug iu umc cm..... ,
a.1.M. i. . nnhti! hearled pirl.' re.died Hor-
-j t ..i.t, ..- ,iM l. ruriid of her loliv.'
.If the i. really a sensible girl. Horace, and this
l. her only fault, I think hc might be cured.'
Horace .hook hi head.
Come and dine with me. Horace: hi cartful to
loll no one of mv arrival, and 'e'll ilitcos. lh
matter over a bottle of fine old
not too faihionable to drink H.
M ..'ens. if v uu aic
The window, of Mr W.lsingham'. house pour
ed a flood of light through the crimson .ilk curtains
upof tins wel and dreary looking atreel, while the
muiu- I 'trd at interval, told lo ihe gaping c-owd
collected .bout the door, that the rich were ma
king merry. The decorated room, were brilliant
with an array of youth and beau'.r, but fairest
among them aln d this mistre.. of the festival.
Attired in a ro s of white crape, with no orna
manl than a pearl bandeau confining ner while
tre.tea, abe looked the pcr.onifiiatiou of jny.
'Cousin Horace,' she exclaimed, as she .aw her
coaain enter the room, ')ou havo nut been here
these three dav . and then in a lower tone she
addtd Wbo was that splendid Don Wbiskerido
with whom 1 taw you walking ycsltrday V
Horaeo laid hi. fifger on hi. hp. a a tall figure
emerged from Ihe crowd at
Ihe entrance ol ol in
to,ro : 'Misa Waltingham, allow rae to pro-ent to
ou the motl noble Counl Pfei-Tcnhammer.'
; The blood mounted Adelaide' cheek t lies Ojunl
bowed losv over ihe hand hich he I... 'coed to tc
e.ire for the ocxl iiitdnlle. There a" mi-
eliVroui .paikl in Horace', eye, and a deepdevo
t4riM in lb alranger'a manner, which made her ;
fotl a litlU ooeomforUble, ihougli I"- not
why. A atogle glance sufficeo la show her that
th Count waa .Hired in a magnificent court auit.
wsth diamood buckle, at ihe knee and a diamond
bod looping up tbe elegant tA.i;raii.trus wbic'
cacumUftsl hi. arm. Afler oroe minutcf.he ven
tuni Ut look more courageou!y al him. He aa
Ullaod cieeedmgly well shaped , his ere. we e
very bright, bul lite thief attraction irt..a beau'.i
ful Bsuutii, garoisbed wilh tie most splendid mou
laclne that titr graced an American balj-rooto.
AdelaJda waa delighted. He dinted elegantly
tet wHb ttc iltF, wkatd raacner ol an Axcn
j can, who .Uey. rm. half .rhamed of the omj.g-
.5n V bul rU!' ' bu?"C? of
Ai i: V " . i"r ..nriy.iico,
I Adelaide h.pIP He .pole Kn,;ll, ,r
wel f ..light Oymw enl alow belrtjr fl
I fortleo bind, and AfMiiiin d J nnt ...
1 for lint,
It it Iruc lic ML a Itlllc Tieer when
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an entire atranrer ..,.1 W l.
"uiriin" lurouci, me wa.17. Willi
v liU . i ., I f i l i i 7 "
he thill T . V, f' " CtM 'P "Pn
Inh lU frVj? U;7n'rr '.""
Th, JrTfj l fi'l ,C,-n Tf .
1 he cremnc iiaej awav llk a dream, and Ad.
t-Nidn relorm-d In ,er loom will, a buriiirijr theek.
, and a frame enhanced with what al deemed pleaa'
uie f he u at loo much excit-d P.r alerp m
when a!,e appeared at her falhera brenkfatt-lable,
t- 'iwij nc linn IP'IICirO J II U HI Willi SUCll t
pile cheek and a heavy pyc that lie hii seriously
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'There Into hour. ill Lilt ine. nit.
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nr, lie mwu iter roreiieari v lan return
noon, and il 1 find yuu villi u languid, I alull fenil
fv fing lie atopt into lii earrlnire end drove
' hir c-i t;'.ia ror.rn, where imincrted in tmrim-ff.,
he rjuitc f..r;r.i Adelaide' rbeek. iinnl the, dinner
hour Minirr.oi.Hd him frum Iii dingy little nflic.u In '
ma autC'ly inaiifimi. , ho inlcreu the door, he
rend'ee'ed Adelaide' i er'.iauated loiik.
!'..r child,' murmured hp, ! u-ntidvr liou ilieial'
A low iniiipttl Isuyh slruck on I ia ecr ns ihe
n'vnni threw open ihe draw;i,".rnom. and ihe
gamut l.ircijjnera. 'II they nrn roal lords,' he uecd
lo fay, vhey don't want my diughlor, and if they
are nut real hirdr, my daughter don't v. a ,t iheiiii
11m notion, of Teutonic character were founded up
on the wonderful Muricii which hi. mother used lo
tell him about the llc-uiam, mid nyuo idea of
rullinns and cliilil-cnlcru wc.-j aatociated in his mind
will, every German. The cohirera with which he
filuleil the r.ohlc Count, funned n striking con
trast to tliA-ordiul arm:l, i t h which he grasped
, the hand of 1,1a nephew.
'Glad lo sec you, Horace eonld'ot rpcak
wonf to you laat night ; you were on aurroundud
wilh pretty Pirl. Ily the way, hoy,' drawing him
ande, 'win i that hairy faced fellow V
'Tliat is I'ount I'fcitrrnhitinnicr. unc.'e.'
Count Pipi'liKinmer ! Well, the Germans have
certainly nn i dd Janey in iianics. Pray what id liie
Mtuinefi !' .aid Horace, laughing; 'Why his
chief husineas at present its to receive the revenue,
of In. principality.'
rnncipaiiiy : lunge: a lew barren ncrca, halt
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Horace it wont do ! Adelaide duourvc. .nmething
lietler lhn a moillhful of mnun.hiiir. What the
deuce did you bring him here for 1 don't think I
could treat him with common civility, if ii were
not (or your sake.'
'Then, fur my t-akc, dear uncle, treat him civilly,
and I give yon my word, you thall not repent your
Kvcry lsy t-w Ihe Count piving his devoir, to
Ihe lovely Adelaide, and always, framing .ome very
winning e.'cuec lor hi. visit. A boquct of rare ex
otics or an cxqnisi'e prin', a scarce Inok.or a beau
tiful pecin,en of foreign mechanism, were sure lo
be hi. apology. Could any girl of seventeen be
insensible of such gallant wooing, especially when
profiercl by o ricli y.urjj nobleman, who wore auch
splendid whisker, si 1 whnec moiibtacho and impe
rial were the envy of all the aspirants after ladies,
smiles. Adelaide soon began to discover that,
when the Count was present, time flew on eagles'
' wings ; and when, after ipcnding the morning in
' her company, he ventured to make one of the gay
' circle usually assembled in her drawing-room at
' evening, the una consciuui. ol a degree of pleasure
fur which the vus uuwiiliug to account. His inti
1 macy with her coiism, Horace, afforded him Iho
opportunity of being her companion abroad as well
, . -
aa at home, in Ihe gay ev
ening parly, the morning !
promenade, or Iho afternoon ride, the hendfOine
Count was ever her attendant.
A fcvlint; of gratified vanity probably aided the
natural goodness of Adelaide' lemper, and enabled
Iter lo endure, with exemplary equanimity, ihe rail
leries of her young friends; but she was not so
tranquil when her father began seriously to remon
strate against this improper intimacy.
You have had all your whims gratified, Ade
laide,' nid he, 'now you murt indulge one of mine.
Adopt as many foreign fashions as you please, hut
remember ihsl you never, with my consent, msrry
anv other than an American. My fortune hat-
been made by my own industry my namu wan
transmitted tome unsullied by my father, whoj
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earneo liu patent ri nouuuy wnen ue aignoa me
declaration of independence, and no empty lilled
foreigner shall ever rep the fruits of my toil, Jr
leech my daugh'cr to be ashamed ol her republi
The earnestness of these admonitions from a pa
rent who had never before snnken oxeent In the
ords ofunboiindeil .enderuess, iir.t led Adelaide
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tolooli tnto Hie ocpins oi ner own itoari. f,ne
I w a. almost terrified at her own researehes. when
, she found that she had allowed the image of the
v.ouo; .o occupy m awi in'i ""''
ly did .he repent her Uilly.
'1 vih he au American," sighed she ; 'and
vet, if he were he would not be half so pk-aring.
How devoted his manner, are ! how much Icelling
thcie .. in a'l he say. and d.e. !'
Poor Adelaide ! then at like the fascinated bird
abe dreaded his power, yfl .be could not draw
herself from it. influence. She could not conceal
from herself ihe fact that the manners of the Caant
loo were greatly changed. From the courtly gs'
lant he had become iho impassioned lorer. He
treasured ber every ', k tod wctd, and the keenly
fell that .n expoing '"r own peace of mind be
had also lisled the los of his
Tin. state of Hon, cauid not 0n exist vnthest
an explanst.oa. Six months had scarcely ped
since Adelaide f.rit behtid the ooble stranger. nd
already ber young cheek had leal it. glow, nd
her t cp Hi bjoyant ligalres. See w is sitting
a ,rc est r..ig fcrpodt g ever Iitr mtinciio!y
"LIDKIiTY AND UNION, NOW ANlf FORBVBR ONI! AND .N.SK.AR.lll.B.''....Js.,
ItlTI.AM', TIIEKDAY, I ( I.IIF.K
I freWh,e, ,e the door ..pcned ,nJ t,e object I
ff ,,,r ,,,ou," SMnS l"-n.f!f Inside
ncr, ne commenced eon.fis.iion full of those
1 Rf.cerul no(l,,nC. which won,, ,U, jm ,0
hc.r, but Adelaide .ni.o,ltHM fur o.Jriy.-
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I " wmiy waicliea ilie plav ofijicr rln.
onee,l feature. ... .. . i. T.i ...
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mult oHier Orlm. v.,,l1. ,1 i
r ' . " 'V" "ff,0.?e
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1 . ""r r'- "I" ol l,imeir or
I M" """ .1n..,ra,ri,U ftttm VtWng,-
W n. r.,, f hi. apprnaeh,,,;' dep.r.ure for IM-
,",pe Ad,,",,', chLCf' r-l-r .A r-p-.U.
tint ) .J ..,..i y
The Uennt f..,.,! I. l
'"""f n" nunc ana cUrpif it cloacjr hMwren
lil tn, he p-nred frth Ihe itn.t r,.!o,,p
preioni ofatTi ctii.il. Half fatminp ntlli ihr e.
ce ol her einolmna.
Maine, iii.i,! amnred br Ihe.Ci'nl'a .-nlr-aliea f..r
! " rrr'y l,l,,i'''.?'f reji,eh he atlenipled
I f",;r.. KalleHn);tjrfaiirrnr rh Muted her
!(..!,., objrcllcna to her union J.,1. rl 1 -1. ...
'iwii wr iniiuiinif.r. as a
oojrciicna to her union nli a ron-iiiu.!
and blamed herself for haling premitled an ir.tima
cy which could only end in anPt-rinp for both.
Only tell me, Adelaide, that i,)r f,il.r' p,t,j.
iidi-..-H are ihe r,r0 obtlacl.-,' ctrnl the Count par-.
Hiotistply : -aajr but llml you could have loied me.
und I ah.!!
M.iohed and trembled.
loic of heaven, oiiswer me hut by a
'For I he
Timidly that downcast eye was raised to hi, and
he wa.i anrwercd.
'Adelaide,' ho icsiimcd. nfior a moment' piuse,
we miiy yet be happy. Coahl )ou lovo the hum
ble rilizen ns well a. tin; nolle Count V
A rlight pressure of the Tittle hand which lay it,
his, and a liming nuiilcs mi the tremulous lip, was
'Then hear mo .Adelaide,' said her lover, .1 will
relurn lo my eout.tiy ; 1 iv.ll rfsloro my ii. o.oi
to him w' i bestowed tlicm.nud Ihcn 1 may hope
to meet -.'
'My utter i outcmp! !' cried Adolnidn vi-l, . "nl
ly. 'What, resign your country forfeit the naino
ufy our Hillicrs desert your inhcritancn of dutic I
No, Count I'feiirenhammer! if a love of freedom
led you to become a citizen of this hoppy land, nouc
would to glndly welcome yr i a. Adelaid.! Wal-'
tingham ; but never wimhl I rertivu the tacfifice
e.s tribute lo transitory ptssion.'
'A transitory passion, Adelaide!'
'Could I evpect debility of feeling in him who
can easily abandon bin native loud, and fotgcl the
clonus of his coun'ryt You have taught me a
hitler Icon, Count. Un Americnn would have
shown rucIi weaknesr. of eharaclcr as 1 have wit
nessed in him whom I fondly bclcivid to he all thai
his lips professed. Would wc had never met,' ad
ded she bursting into tears.
'Adelaide,' said Iho Counl, 'you love me ihnEe
. ,r. ,'' " -T. jne. .Il
mine, hw cot ono ; your father will not be incxecra-
Ido he hilorcs you.'
'And therefore,' said she, ') nu wo'ild have me
mike him wr'ilrhcd for life. Flecouse he looks up.
n me with ido'atry, you would have mc deseerule
the image he has worshipped. Count PfeifTen
hammer, we mutt part! You do not understand
my nature I have been deceived in ycu V
'Yon have! ou lnte been deceived, my own
sweet cousin !' cried the Count, a he covered her
hand wilh nassior.ato kitftes. You have reject' d
Count PieitTciibaminer ; will you also refuse Ihe
hanJ of your mad-cap cousin, ('baric whoso little
wife you were seven years ago!"
Adelaide started from her sea in wild Kiirprise.
What means all this? Charles Winstanley!
the Count!' The sudden revulidon of feeling over
powered her, and cousin Horace entered the room,
just in lime to see her sinking fainting- in Charles
How the anger of the lady, when uhe recovered
and learned the trick .hat had been practiced on
her the merriment of cousin Horace Iho tslis
factiun of Iho father, and final reconciliation of nil
differences may they nnt be tar letter imagined
than described 1
A fe- weeks flcr a
o!endid nnrtv was nrain
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assembled in Mr Walsingham'a drawing-rooms
but Adelaide was no lunger Mie life of Ihe pirty.
Attired in bridal array and decked with lire rich
jewels which onco sparkled on the person of the
false Counl, she rat in blushing bcaoly beside hor
cousin Charles, who now that he had shivcd o!T
his moustaches, and reduced his whiskers, looked
like what he really was a true Amcricr.n.
'Hut why, Charles, did you woo mo in such nut
lunJirh guiso?' whispered she smilingly.
'Heeatise you vowed to marry nonn but an out
landish wooer. Plain Charles Winslanlcy would
never have been allowed Ihe opportunity nf win
ning the heart Count PfciHimhammer to closely
'Ay, ay, Charles,' said llie happr father, 'if A
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mencan women would only value a man Mr t lie
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weig'il 01 III. Iirains, rsiner lino tnc ngiuncss in
heels and the strength of his principle, rather than
ihe elegance of his manners, ni should have less
foreign foppery, and more homely virtue in our
j jiu jftj short. T1 1 poor mllance of .ev
, cnty years is not worth b-iM? a vilUin bis. Wh't
mi,tier jfrour neiglit -r lies in a srj.rsjid ivubi
, JOU lh jnnee. !-"! l-sJund ymi Ihro
tl,o tract ortlmc ; n it i" uw m inimfwi i
j through this desert hive your l.lhar. journeyed ;
; weaned wilh years and terrow. they auoii from the
u-alk of mm. Yoa must leave them where tb-y
J ; BnJ j 0u are to go a little further, where
I .o f1(1,j trnal rest. Whateier jou have to en-
n..nir keiun it. . radta and llhO r-mre. oerv
moment la hi- with innumerable cveols, wbwh
" t . a- lI..
come r.ow in alow succession, Burning ivrnaiy
from a icvo'viug and unknown cause, but fly over
ilm orb with divorslfieJ innuenrc. lumr
. r.e .-ri's.i. nirroi-T. A sma 11 HJT.
which was caught at St. Ive. 'Ko- ) about two
v. .r. .mce w.s marked by cuttiuj lb letters I.
It. ,. th skin afler v.b.cb be was thrown back
into the A few week ain-e t' same fi.li a.
again co-ht off Cape Cornwall, neerly full grow p,
ir.th th lelttr peifeetly dis'inct and tix mehc.
lpg. The lce- l;td eatphe'.esi'y grown w.'b
iU -retviand i.ten;iUr.td w h At aUtflglb
Allnlr- i it 'I'rut
MKXICO AND T1LXAS.
I'rrm AVtf flo Hti, Xr
If ne are In rrcdit the popular rnmnr il,- mtrni
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.T7 "'Winn lo aekno W
lnOi-p. n.enre ol her reD.rlor, d.uehlrr. Cnm.
mMw h..n nrmcd. il ,. Mid. T , fnm
' Mwlcn. uh fall ro.er. In elfw . .he rrleaieTf
i K.M. Am,., fi.r nMrh purple ,h. have had a
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'Pk- e.n.... j L '
frnm a mut rr pt ctahle r murr. cad u alti.Me
aa rWlnniij. lh recrei arnrli-. ef apif rmem n ade
halween ll.e lile PreaMent tf Tn M. Ii n i
if ir mr rrirpan ot ine iai:er. Mrtw
enrrofpnndrni came by ii r are nnt infjrmrd
ht b, namo i a pnnranlee ofil. letaeiiy.
' a . i . r,
..J"'''"''' Jc'"" Ann"' .deMt,
Chief nf Iho Army of operation, and President of
I the Mexican Hepoblie, solemnly pledees hlm-ulf n,ll''ing ha. tratcpired but idle minora r next mnr
1 before ll.e e.sblilird gnvernmciil of Tcvae, to Iht; ' "'nR V cillcd on S'.nla Anna, who by the wv
; riillilment nf it," following arlii.le at far . ho U I f"'"v dissppomled Willi the resolution of Con
I I herein concerned. ' P'-r. nod Ihcy remained with htm two hours.
j l.l. lie lull mil lake up arms, nr influence a
, parly whatever lo luko ihein against the iieoplc of
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, voi-, oiiiio. in prcsem biroggie lor ocr InuepOU
dence, 2d. He .hall dictate the requisite orders, I'm!
the .Mexican troops should evacuate the Texian
territory during the nhurlrst space of lime.
II I. ! f will prepare matlers in ihe government
of .Mexico in such a manner as o insure the best
reception lo the deputation that is lo be soot I hero
by Ihe government of Texas, so lh.it by mennt cii
iirgnthition. every thing may be alisfsctorily set
lied, and tlie independence of Texas al once ac
knowledged n agreed ir. the present convention.
Ith. A treaty of commerce, aunty and bounda
ries shall be entered into between Mexico and Tex
as bul Ihe liniinilariiM of ihe latter shall not extend
beyond the Ilio llrnvo del Norte.
5-h. The Immediate departure of Gen. Santa
Anna for Vera Cruz, for ihe fulfilment of hi roleine
engagement.; Ihe Texan governmei.l shall dispore
hi. voyage without further loss of lime.
OMi. The presents being binding on both sides,
il shall bV.ignod by duplicate, nr.d it shull remain
Hecreled mid sealed until II.'1 negotiation I ave beet,
cairicd into ideel, when this document ehnll be
placed iiuothc hands of General Santa Anna, it bo
ing iindertlnod that no usige is lo be made of it
unlcs llicro should be nu infiaclion by one of Ilie
(Signed) Atomo l.opcr.nr Samta AA,
lUvin (!. 1!uiin!t, Pietidrnt.
T. Cni.u.NUfivvo.ilil, tsee'y of Slate.
It. Hakhkmo, Treasurrr.
P. II. CiKAvao. Allornoy (Jcneral.
1. .1 V.,,.... 9 ,
The .Mexican commissioner had arrived nl the
sent ofgovernment and had nn interview will, Pre.
sident Houston nfler which limy paid a visit to
Santa Anna and had with him n short conference.
Wo are infi imed (hat both Homes of Congress
were opposed to Hants Anna', release, and thai
upon more mature reflection, they had referred iho
maUer lo the executive, and it was presumed Hint
he would be Id off.
The Mexican Army remained inactive and from
fa 1 1 accounts had no iolentinn Af invading 'P..WM .
they had as much on hind as they could do to fihl
rmm 1'it :,'t ic rWrani liultttin. A'ur S3.
The Hon. iVm. II. Wharton, minieler plcn oo
tcnliary from the Rcpubl e of Texas to Ibis gov ero
mcnt, r-rived on board the schooner Julius C.'sar,
with his family: also Col. J. Mt Wolfe, his secre
tary. They wiil immediately proceed to Wash
ington. Wc understand iho inuiislcr i. instructed and
clothed with powers lo procure llie recognition of
Ihe independence of 1 exai, arid also her anriexa-
lion to Ihe Coiled States, if practicable. Wc sin-
i cc'dy ''"P0 kai,lu ''ticces. which crowned Ihol oflhe n-icral probate court, in Ihi. slate be and
' 1. 1 IIM...I... ...I.:l .. ! '.1 1. .!... . ...!..!.! i .
labor, ol Jlr liarlon lnlil acting rr eommis
sioner during the pasl winter, may ntlend him in
1 eflecting the above named results.
VromVit Tela Tettgraph, AW. 13.
A vote of adjournment from thn 1st Dccjinbrr
, to the lt of April, Ins passed boll, Hnute. of Con
i grcis. Wc should be extremely gld, could Con-
i gross dps patch the recessary business by the 1st of;
December : but to organize a new government in
two month will be considered a rapidity iu legisla
tion unequalled by legislative bodies. The session
of the Congress in ihe best established government
in the world sometimes sit six mouth., and we
J much fear Ihsl the objects for which our rcpresen
lativc. hsve met. and for which, to their cniistitu-
' .1 . . . I. ! . . . .
i eni., mey nave picogeo iiiemae,vo. io encu, ccu-
nol be completed in that short period.
Wc suspect this land belongs to tome one (per-
bans to !e I. con) who has clearly forfeited Ih-ir
clairi to eery acre of land in Texas and will ;
mike sale before l.gil invrs'ijtatiofl. We would
how ever eaetion our Ineud. in the l.nilcd Slates
, agaiost turciiiiig laud, front fu
j I'rrm Iht Arm frlani ttnUtlin.
By recent lif.irHK!i"S ffH Tcva, we le.m ill a I
1 the rejsort of the commillee on foreign rlatiri.
, to roUtiea Ihe mrarrpratioit eX Saul. An, lar
, been adopted by Ihe Texan Cougreas, ami come.
, fpuntly Uial his imprisunmcrit would be continued.
The arriisl of lint t'onii.isinnAr rt Mexico may
however, lead tn . ebege .f t'.e f resent policy ol
llse iiovniuuwnt towards r.mr pnsnuer and in hi.
release, tbe indtrpe r -ence of Texa. become, fully
kHs.:iJ is v ilia !. tAin ssniArrirnVnt I
reeogri(td by lii Mexican govsjrnment.
The ukjert of tit coinmitslnneis in visiting 'J'ex-
as mus undoubted!; have n eye to t sttlloiunit
of tbe difficulties existing between the to coun-
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ines. tno uio innneriire oi oimi oum iu inuiup
ting such an adjuslmt-n', wilt doubl.'et. be exerted
.u a manner highly f.iorablo lo th intsrcsl. of
Tex... Jf 'he .dvice of Ihe captive be .1 .11 Iu-
lentd lo by bis coantrunen, 'hty will be convinced
that they are engaged in a crusade which must in
all prcbab.l.ty je.u-1 m fortber drfeai tjl d.swter
V her t.fitt Iheir rue no 1 to piedoer.ioitc.'hf t
, n..i abtnden fei'fcer tfT-'ti si aubj-ija'ioa and
w r aini.it ,
(low Ihe Teii.nt peaceable poae..ir,n of that por,
!lion of lhir lerrilerr. uluch haa Income the pre
j perly of a hrate penple, in Ihe rhieemcnt of their
inu pemicnee nr lht hn irnuld rvae chained
them In Ihe ear of n Hilary and prieally deapnti.m.
eei Ikt Stv (VOfii JiV ,Yir IK
We .re indeble.) to Ihe Merchant.' Fachange
fir the following i
Vri .tr v. (Texas.) Nor. 10. 130.
Th rWn.sinn in Concresa en the release nf
Ksnla Anna under the mediation ofPrcsident Jack
son ended in the adoption, of the report of Ihe com-
j mlltee on Fo-ncn affairs, and that consequently
oe incsTrermnri oi ine prisoner I. lo tif continued.
Ilnl shortly afler these proceedings wete closed th"
Mexlean commiailoner anived at Columbia, and
delivered .ocne important dispatches In President
Houston. All the member, of the Cabinet met
together, the Commissioner, were introduced In
''"m and Ihp eonft renee waa ver 0nr ! a. ml
Col. Austin was present at this interview and seem-
let' very wrll salisfi d wi'h th" new eomara. It
.oppose. that .'rrsh iieisotialinn. hare heeun for
Mhe telenre of Ihe prisoner, which ngnliMlon must
nc irsiir. oi i tie various communication, nhleh
ilanta Anna was allowed In send to the govern
ment of .Mexico respecting the tr.nu of pulling an
end lo our difficuliie with that Itepnhlie.
:i.v. of Vcriiimit.
i 12. An Act, rrlating to Jailers' fee..
! Kmt. 1. Il i hmlu tniittnl l.y ll,t (Un'rnl ;1r.
, trinity i,f ikr ,'-l!r. nf Vrrmnnl, That the several
keeper of jail, in thin stale shall be allowed for fu
; el. dint nrd washing, fmmshod for stale prisoners,
and t-'nV and town paupers, mm dollar and fifty
con!, from Ihe first day of April lo the fust day of
' December, and from the first day of December lo
i Ihe first day of April, iwo dollar, per week,
j & 8. fj Arrrly furlhrr rnatttd, Thai Hien
any parson shall be confined in any jail in this stale,
I the hrepm of mo i, j0; . iall i.ot be allowed lo
.charge or receive from such person w itliont hi. con-
font, or in any ease from ihe overseei of Ihe pom
, oflhe town where said jnl is .ituited, for hoard
and fuel fu-m.hrd ueh piisnner, any greater vim
'Inn one dollar ami l,fiy cunts per week finm the
j fi'sl day of April n ihe first day of December, nnd
j frrm Iho first day of December u the first d.y of
I April Iwo dollars per week,
.1. tt hhrnby further rnncltd, That iho first
sec'.inn of nn act entitled "an act in addition lo an
net establishing permanent ml. .ilea nir eorlain ntll.
; ceis, and regulating certain fee. and taxable coals."
pased October twrnly-lhlrd, in Ihe year one. thou
' sand eight hundred and iwenly nine : and also an
act entitled "an act regulating the price of board of
' persnns confined in jail," passed Nov. sixth, in the
' year 18!14 ; also Iho providing clause of "an act
1 providing for the relief and support of poor persona
who may hereifler bo confined in tail ami liavln
wal clllon'pnl m Ihin htate,' passed Nov. the
! ,fi,,li i'1 "l0 )'' one thousand eight hundred and
lhirty-one.be. nnd Ihe same ar, hereby repealed.
Prowl. tl, Tl.nl this art shall take effect from
1 n"'1 ,l,n pnag "flhe same.
Speaker nfthsj House.
! D. ..I. (yAolP, Piesidcint of Ihe Kensle.
H. H. JCNIHON.
November a, 18110.
13. An net, in addition lo "an act constituting
Probate Courts and ilefmintr their powers, and
regnlnling Ihe settlement of leatnle and intestate
estates, and Iho guardianship of minor, and id
Hnc. 1. It it Urdu eniicliit 'Me Central Jl:
i 'rmlAy nf the Stair if I'cr-xunt,
That Ihe reeiilrra
they hereby are, nulhorized and empowered to ad
minister tny and every nalh necessary to bo admin,
islcrcd in iho rettlemcnt of tcatato and intestate es
tates. 2. It ithertlij further rnnctcl. That (he pro
visions o the fnitrlh and fifth section, of the act
entitled "an act in addition to an i.ct entitled 'an
act constituting probate court, nnd defining their
and regulating the settlement of lestate
and inlcstato estate, and the guardianship of minor.
and insane person.,'" passed Nov. 0, 1831, shall
be construed In extend to all case, where a citation
shall iaiir on Ihe petition or compl.uit of any per.
son or persons, and a trial .hall have been had
Speaker oflhe Heuse,
D- M. CAMP, President of the Senate.
Approved, R. II. JKNISON.
November 10, 1630.
1 ' "' ao-iiiori .o so . . a -an act
i rlBanu,,,e P.im .uivr .uu uuioeil llie,.
iH.wer, aiHl regulating the settlement nf testate
and intestate estate., asd Ihe guardianship of
mionra and insane persona," passed November
. SiitTioi 1. Il if hereby enatted ty the General
leteiUy rf Sluie of Vermont, That no will or
I testament, which purport, a disposition of f-crroinl
etate nnly.shall be in anv issrt valid.or in any part
' revoked, unless rxeculwl or reioked according to
' ll.e provi-inn of the aeieritecn'.b .eetion of the .ct
' lo which thi is in addition.
(2. It itheeiMfiiitXer endittit, 7 hat personal
properlv, not exceeding tbe amount of two hundred
dollars, mi) be bequeathed by nuncupative will .
I'rotlded, .'It id will be presented for probate with
; in six rnontn. after the detth of ihe testator.
PiuriJtd alto, That any soldier, being in actual
servict, or any manner or .eaman. being at ..
niay dlspoi f persons! tal a U might have
dene before ihe p.. sing or ll... ac
Speaker nf the Heoie.
( Mil', rr-td,t nf luofieBtie.
Appro-el U If. JHMU)
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