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ORDERS No. .S.
Columbia, Jan. 27. 1838.
Tl liII Comm gander-in-C hierhlas received
the melancholy intelligence of the
death of Brigadier General G, J. Trotti of
the 3rl Brigade and in ordering the usual
tokens of respect. he is puaying hnt a feeble
tribute to the memory of on ( )liie~cr whose
integrity and beneclicence em(i letired hin to
his Brigndc. !. his zeal 1'r the organiz:
tion and improvi'ncnt -of ' militi., and I
in his anxic.us zolici'mle t .1is charge 1
fully the a' m duties whieb: his comntis
sion imposed u1. il.;. te. iTroti w ns
conspenous as an olficer,n I i, I iel'es
of maulner, cmanating from a benevule.:t
heart, secured for him the respect and es
teem of those with whom he was associated
by his oflice.
1. The oflicers of the 3rd Brigatde will
eur tpon the hilts of their side arms the
!.171 I badge of mourning for thirty days,and
first regimental parade after the date
2. Brig. Gen. A. II. Brisbane will com
Hanel the 2nd Division until a Major Gen
eral shall have been elected and commis
red liri-ade until a llrigaudier General shall
have been elected and conmmisioned
1 Gen. Brisbane will forthwith order an
leetion, aceording to law, f or a Brigadier
!in i Iral mi Command the 3rd '3rigade.
VLd'er of the Cumnander-in-('hiet'
JA M"S .IONES,
Adjutaxnt and Inspector ('en.
Jan. 29, 183S c 52
'Tgne Columbia Telescope, Charlest-ml
Mercury and Courier will copy once a weel
for three veelt's
t OL. Wi. E. MARTIN having been
I appointed Agent to colleet accounts
fw Losses incurred in the Florida Cam
paigis, will he at Lancaster C. I. on
ai (inlnay, Feb. 12, to receive the claims of
C;apt. (iibson's com pany, and will remain
three d(aws; at Camden, on Friday 1th, for
(-'apt. C'hesnuts, two days; at Snoterville
onlt Mnday. I8th, for Capt. Dubose's, three
I avs; and at Orangeburgh on Thursday ,
21st, for Caot. Vhitmore's, two days.
Claitmants aie expected to attend at each
place at nine o'clock -on the morning of 1lie
first iay designated. P. M. 131171' .ER.
Jan.27 h 52
Brouglat to tile Jail
)' this District, a negro tans by the cnmo
of ( F.OltGl F .M'iING. about five feet
i'. inche high, between 30 and a5 years of age,
He says that le belongs to Mr. Skinner, living
n ithin live miile's olf New Orleanis.
'The owner is retsreed to come forward.
prove property, pay eburge. tand take himt away,
C. J. GLOVF.R, .J. .. U).
I el 21 1537 :3 1f'
I- 1. E above Ngo ereFeie
havinug bleen con)Ifined ini the Janil ofl
LI-'.deiehl upwardhS of year, and1( legal nol
tilee hainog beeni given 'nt fhei piiblic paphers,
I shall inl purisuancei of law, ofleir him heor
siale as pulic an letionI onl Suheay in 3]azrch,
at the usual hour.
- C. J. GTLOV ER,
Jailor Edgefel~d District.
Jan 22, 1838 1.51
A IL L, pertsons a1re hercby forewarned
. rmtading .foir a cerItin~ Note of
lland, given to mue by WVilliamn Doby, f'or
Seventy Iivye I lIllrs, paiyale to me oir hlear
er., onl the first oif JanIua~zry, 183!). Sid~ Note
ha~s been thaken fr'omi imy possion5i~i withoi
miy conhsentt, I therefore cauttiont said WV.
D oby from1 payinig salid ntet wvithout my
Z1LPlA 'M NOBLE.
Jlan 1, 1S38 c 483 mark.
WILL ay aliberal prc for a ginanti
A ty ofSeasone Waggoni Titmber, of all
dhescriptioins, E'eoept spokes andl fellows...
Th')(ie who hatve thier for sale are requles
ted to inIIform mel withotut deIlalv.
tenheen'CI Cottonl SEEdE, For Snic.
w R f' 'i fouir toI five hutndlredl butshels of
lhe haid a1t one lloihhir per1 buhei~il by apply
ing to the stuscribe'r at Aihr. James Bi~uond~
SO f R CAROLINA.
IN TIlE COMMON PLEAS.
E. &. C. Yarnall, vs..
Barthel Winding,-Shober ATTAC lET.
& Bunting. vs. the Sate.
IIt EAS the Plaintffs did, this day file
their declaration in the Office of this
Court, against the Defendant, who is absent from
and without the limits of the State, (as it is snid,)
and having neither wife or attorney known with
in the same, on whom a copy of the declarations
with a rule to plead thereto, ought to be served:
It is therefore ordered. that the defendant appear
and plead to the said deelnrations within a year
and I day, othmm wise final judgment will he given
and awarded against him.
G F.OltG E POPE, c. c. P.
Clerk's Office. Dec. I, 1537 dag 44
EI)GF iIELD DISTRICT.
IN THE COMMON PLEAS.
John Logan, vs. ATTACHMENT
James M. lamdrum.
' Ill ItEAS the Plaiitifl'hath this day filed
his declaration against the Ithndant
who resides beyond the limits of this State, and
having neither wite or attorney within the same
upon whomi a copy of said declaration, with a
ride to plead thereto, may be served, It is Or.
dered, ti:tt the said Deflendant do plead to the
said declaration within a year and a day, from
this date, otherwise final and absolute judgment
will be awarded against him.
GE6ltGlE POPE, c. c. r.
C erk'sOflice, Oct:20, 1837 dq 40
SOUTH CA LROLINA.
EDGEoI" l.D DISTRICT.
IN TilE cUMMUK PLEAS.
W'm. 13, Branuon, vs. 'A-r.%cn:m-r. .
J'.hn .M. Frazier.
In Ii . Pla intilhaving this day filed hisdeclara
j gunl in the above case, and the )efendant
mo"inmg withinttwie or :ttorney, known tobe within
,be ruta.:. npionwhom a copy of said declaration,
witm a rite to plead, could 'he served: It is Or
d.ered, that the said Defondmnt do n!, ":
--id dI" tl:ration within a year mitt . -
."s dam!e or judgment final :nd M.hs- .
given a fist hinu.
- GEO. PO;
November 21, 1837 . -
Ilrrington C. Wilson, vs. Bill to foreclose
Clandui tC. Tatom and 1TRac
Mary Tatom. Mortgage.
I T app earing to my satisfaction, that Claudia
IC. T1 atom resides without the limits of' this
Slate-It is therefore Ordered, that the said C. C.
plead. answer or demur to the hill in this case,
within three- monthls from tie d:te of this pubhi
cation, or the said bill will he taken pro conafesso
against the said Claudia C. 'l',:tmn.
W1"M. C. lilACK. e. r., A. n.
Comnm'r's Ojier, .lI hn ril!, .uan 21, I :M ac .52
A B'lE VI L I,1- DISTRICT.
IN l QUI'I'Y.
Johmn A. Donald atd Bill for disrerynj,
others, vs partition and ic
John AI'Cord et al. remt
IT appearing to may satisfaction. that James
aI Donahl. one of thie dtefendants in this case,
resides without the limits of'this State-It is there
fore t)rdered. that the al Janes Donald, do up
pcar plead. answer or deemtr to the hill of cm
piaint in this case, within three months from the
date olthis notice, or the said bill will be taken
pro conh'sso againist the said James Donald.
W 1. C. IBLACK. c. .. A. D.
Coumm'r's l lire. ,ll!merilr. Jan 25. lr3 ar 52
A11i L LT.1 I) DIsT RICT.
IN COMMl1ON l'I.EGAS.
Jacob ('hamlerlin, AtterImet in Assumt.
$mrti t or. vm . Tinr mles-I)hamage s
John A. Yonug. S:I:c5: .,t ets.
T I'maintitth mving this day filed his der
l:aration in this rans, in the Clerk's Opire,
and the said John A. Yonne having no wife or
attorney, known to lie in this province, a pun
whom a copy of the said declaration withm a
.special order of time (outrt endorsed thereon, can
he served: It is therefore 'Ordrr.d. that the said
John :A. Yonng do appear and smake his deLfince
with a year aid a day, from the tiling of the said
declaration, as aforesaid, or final and ahsolute
judm -ulit will be forthwithgive in awarded for
tIe mid plainti.ft
JAS. VARDLAW, c. c. P.
Clerk's nfire, Jan. 17, 18:r dag 51
iX TI'IE COMMON0 PE AS.
Park & I'otwler. Assaiimpit.
W Iiit l'.AS time I lainmtih:' did this dayv file
their d'clarationm inm the Otire of' this
Couimrt. amgainst the' Defimdalnts, who aire ambsenmt
fron mi ndtithouitt thme limits ofn this State, (as it is
said) andm ha~vingt neiflher of' the'im a wvifeu or atttor
ney, knaowni witinm thme szmnne, ton wthom a copy ofl
them dela~ration tn iflh a ruile to plead thereto. minmght
to lie servedil: It is therre'bre ordemrmed, that time De
fi'midants dlo appear'a andii leiad to the said tdeclahra
timon, wtin a year amid am da~y, otherwirse final andmm
jndmgomenmt will be givem i awl mtardedl against thmem.
JAMF.8 WAltD)LAW, c. c. in.
Cic rk'- Of':iee, Notv 17, lr:37 thaq 4:3
AI U EICi,L12 DISTR'ICTJ.
IN TlillE COMMON PI.EGAS.
N. IK. litimr & Co,. vs. Aglarhmenrt.
.lmhn lI. Mulirrahi. Assummpsit.
l'IF la in tiffz hav tiing this day filmed t heir
neithemr n' ifi-nor attnevimi, knownmtm to lie ini tlak
Stte. rdemre'd, thant if mIhe said Defendanm mt tdo
nt appear ai ndm mamke his diefeince,' wtithin a yearni
amndm a dnay fi-im thmis dahte, finma andii abismhate
jmmlgmen'it shall be'o ltthwimim gienm andmm awtarded'm
for hme samid PIinmtifis ini :ttahmenmmt.
JIAMi,8 WtmAlDIAW, c. c. p.
Clerk's OIfice, Dme. 4, lt-37 dagm 4ri
TI 'lI, Firom hermetmifore existingr undmer tihe amme
Rof' tUnr's & Tu'moMas hamis this dlav hueen: dis.
solvedl by~ inmtal c'onsent. All thmose'indebmted fio
time sai' im aire respetfumlly regneeetedi to call
tnmi mnmke mmttlemnent tt it. tie Sintsrilmnr
A LL persons indebted to the Into Jo
seph Brunson deceased, are reques
ted to talt immediate payment, an all
persons having demands against the estate
of said deceased are requested to preseut'
them duly attested.
TIIOS, BRUNSON, Admin
CALEB TALLEY, t iatrators.
Jan. 4 1838 t f 4 p
LL persons indebted to Mrs. Harriet
Miles, deceased, are requested to make
ineditate payment, and all persons having
demands against theestase ofsaid deceased,
are requested to present them duly attested.
DANIEL HOLLAND, Adrr.
JTan. 15 1838 tf 50
A LL persons having denatds against the es
ante of Matthew Dhalton, deceased, late of
Edgefield District, will hand them into the suib
scriber, dily attested, within the time limited be
law, and those indebted to said estate will maky
inumediate payment. M. GRAY,
Jan 18, W838 d 51 Administrator.
A LL persons indebted to the estate of Matthear
Ds rore, deceased, are reapiested to nake
payment; and all persons having demnnds against
the estate of said deceased are requested to pre
sent thetna duly attested.
WM. BRUNSON, Adm'r.
Jan 1 lt,1838 e 51
A LL persons indebted to the late Thos. Rains
ford, deceased, are requested to make im
mediate payment, and all persons having de
:nands against the estate of said deceased are re
qnested to present theta duly attested.
M AlRTIIA RAINSFOR), Ercutrix.
Jan 10, 183$ 1 49
lilack well. deceasedt, at r .
immedinte payment, ad thne having de- -cs
to present thema properly attested.
G 'IENNANT, Adminstrator.
A L.L Per-oans indebted to the late Ciarles
h'ianas, deceased, arc requaessed to nake
tmayanent ; aid tall iprsons having denands against
the estate of sajid deceased are regnasted to pre
sent them dely attested. JAS. F. AIDA lS,
Nov 27, 18i7 tf Admtini.trator
.V o 1 i e e.
A LT: persons having demands against the Es
tale of Villiam 'I'. Ahney, dceneased, are re
ajauested to render thena to the Subscriber proper
lv attested, by the first of Febrary next. And
those who tame indebted to said E''state are re
quested to nake ptayment in I Ils of the lhank of
the State of South Carolina.
Dee 12. 1i37 g 45 A dministrator.
A 1.1. lrsons indebted to the estate of Sanmel
Caldlwell E sq. late ofAbabameville District daee'd.
sare regnaeasted to maake Iaymeent iamnediately, and
those having deamanls to present them dily at
tested within tie tiue prescribed by law, to either
.)f the subscribers.
JOHiN COT IIRAN,
J. L. REAtSON, Adm'rs.
A. G. CALDW I:LL..
-Augusot A, 18.17 tf 8
.L persons indebted to the late Daniel
-- -Galhnan deceased, are reqnested to
inake immediate payment.-Anid all per
sons having detmands against said deceased
are requested to present thema duly attested
Rt. J. U l' R T'ON .4'- dm'r.
With the WHill annexed
Se pt. 5th, 1837. t f:31
.WO T ICE.
ALL Perstis indaeb'tedl to the late Ch~r'r
1 tmniire~atapt, dleceasedl, tare- r-egast -
ed to mnake- iammedtiate paymen-at. A~ndl al
p~a eatos havinag dea.,ndas againist the cstate
of said deceased aae reqtaested to pre~sett
them dtily tattestedl.
J1OlIN lBAUSKISTT1, f3or
F' b. 35. 3-tI
A LLpersions inadebted to the late .Jefler
edl to metake inaenedliate paymernt, taandln!
personis h atviing demtands aagainyt the estate
of staid deecteae tatre requested to resent
thema daily attested.
HIl-NJ. It ICIIARDSON, -saimin
Til li'l1LUS lhILL, intratorts.
ifarc-h H. 18t311 - tf-5
&LL Prsonas indaebated to the late Mrs. H~e
lI etland 'atimas, deceased, are regneatsted teo
mciake imainedritate peayment, and all paersonas hav
ang deandaaas against thae estate of said deceased
tare regn~aestedl to presenst thiem dualy attested.
BENJ. MIMS, Execuator.
Dec 9.183:7 tC 43
Jui t Received fly
NICHOLSON & PRESE LI
G oodl assoartmienat of Mt-tn's and Laadie-s'
Satddales, Bridles, Martinigales, Wipjs, &c.
Fr-esh~ (here, Irish Potatoes, tve
Trhe(y nowi~ haave on hand ta gnoad assortment of
andl expect constaantly to keep up a general as
sortmaeai which they w-ill sr-I on rnennain terms
The folltn ing lines are from the pen of
tte gifted Montgomery. They were copied
ina letter recently received from England,
and have never been published to my know
ledge in this country. Knowing thy interest
in every thing of this kind, I have tran
scrihed them for publication in thy widely
circulated paper. Thy friend.
Let me go, the day is breaking
Dear companions, let me go;
We have spent a night of waking
In the wilderness below !
Upward now I bend my way;
Part we here at break of day.
Le me go; I may not tarry
Wrestling thus with doubts and fears,
Angels wait my soul to carry,
Where my risen Lord appears;
Friends and kindred weep not so
If ye love me, let ie go
We have travelled long together,
Hand in hand, and heart in heart,
Roth through fair and stormy weather
And 'tis Bard-'tis hard to part:
While I sigh "Farewell to you,"
-wer one and all "adieu."
aven's broad day nut~ ...
Am I dead ? nay, by this taken
Know that I have ceased to die:
Would you solve the mystery,
Conie up higher,-come and see.
From the Cincainoatti Frcninag Post.
Reininiscenees and Farts connected with
the Life of the late John Randolh.-On a
bright sunny morning, early in Feb. 1796.
might have been seen entering our book
store, in Charleston South Carolina, a fine
looking, florid complexioned old gentleman
with hair us white as snow which contras
ted with his complexion.shewed him to have
been a free liver, or hon airant, of the first
order; along with him was a tall, gatkv
looking. flaxened haired stripling, apparent
ly of the age of from sixtecn to eighteen,
with a coipilexitn of a good p archment
color, beardless chin, and as much assumed
self-conseaiuence as any two footed animal
we ever saw ; this was John Raudolih.
We handed him from the shelves volume
after volume, which ihe tumbled carelessly
over and handed back again; at length lie
hit upon something that struck his finiy-.
our eye happened to be fixed upon his face
at the moucnt, and never dlid we witness
so sudden. so perfect a change of human
countenance ; that which before was dull
and heavy in a ntintCnt buennie aninmted,
sud flashed with the brightest beams ofin
telleet, lie ste;ped up to the grey haired old
man and giviig himta thudering slap on the
shoulder, said, "Jack, look at this !" We
were young then, but we never can forget
the thiotughit that rushed upon onr muind at
the moment, whtich was. that lhe was the
tmost inmpudent youth-we ever saw, lie
haol come to Charlestont tontend the races.
T1here was then living in Chiarlestoni, a
Sentehi barottet, by the namo of' Sir John
Nesbit, with his younger brother Alexander
of the ancientt flouse of Nesbits of D~ean
Hall, somie fifteen mtiles froi minturg.
Sir Johtn was a very handsomie man, amtd
as gallant, gay Lothatrio"aus could be found
in the city. lIe and Randolph hecame in
giniate, whtich led to a banter betwveen themn
for a race, in whtichi each was to ride hts
owar horse. The race camue ont dutring the
race week, and Randolph won-somte la
dies exelaiming ait the titme, "'though Mr.
Raitdolph hiadt Won the race, Sir Johntl woin
their htearts." Thtis wats not so) muchel to h~e
wondteredl at, whent they contrasted the ele
gaint formi amd gruacefutl'stylo of riding ofthe
IHarottet, with the untoth and awkwaied
mnnner of his competitor.
Some two or three years after this visit
to Charlestoit. lie was elected a membeltr of
Congress, and such was still his v'outhfutl
appearance, that wvhen lie appmeared at thte
clerk's tuable to qualify, that getlemait could
not refrain fromt asking him his ago ; thte
answer wats prompt if not satisfactory
"ask in constituents, sir," was the re; dy.
JTohn Adrams waa then P'residentt, antd 14r.
lRant~lohph took a decided part against htis
administration. Contgress was then sitting
in Philadel >hiia. and M r. Adams' "hot wa
ter war wit i France," being then on thte
tapis, thte latitude Mr Randolpht'gave htis
tne in debate, occasioned his being as
satttedh in the lobby of the theatre, by an
oflteer of the army or navy, we do0 nor re
colleet which or whio be as. but Mr. hn.
dolph trade a formal complaint, which, to n
the best ofour memory, met with but a cold r
reception. Party runs high enough now,
and much too high for the good of the coun- s
try-but he, who supposed it never rose v
higher; knows nothing of the period to which g
we allude. e
Among the members of Congress, Mr. t
Randolph had but few personal ftiends.but t
those few he "riveted to his soul with hooks
of steel." Among them was the lion. Mr.
Bryan from Georgia; the late Governor a
David R. Williams, of South Carolina, and 7
the venerable Nathaniel Macon, of North k
Carolina. At the close of the session, soon c
after the removal of Congress to Washing
ton, the former of those gentlemen, (Mr. t
Bryan) married a daughter of Gen. i'ore
nan, of Maryland, and with her, and her I
sister, spent some days in Charleston, when f
on their way to his estate in Georgia. On
this occasion, Mr. Bryan sheved us a letter t
which he had just received from Mr. Ran
dolph, congratulating him upnn his mar
riage. A letter of more beautiful simplici
ty and feeling we never read. We recol- M
lect that, while the writer dwelt upon the a
happiness and advantages to he expected I|
from wedded life, he spoke leclingly of never d
expecting to enjoy them himself.
The Yazoo fraud, a greater than which a
ever disgraced the annals of a state or na- i
tion, came hefo-e Congress about this tine. I
We are acquainted with some of the nietari
ous transactions which gave rise to this stu- d
pettious villainy. In 1794, a number of
men in Georgia, joined by some in South s
Carolina, calling themselves the Yzoo
company, applied to the Legislature ofGa.
in 1795, for a grant of an immemi,e tract of
territory, to which site had no right, and t
over which she had no jurisdiction: but the
men who formed this company were not to I
lie easily put ol, and a title from some
Legislature was indispensible to the success t
oftheir scheme. They effected by bribery
the accomplishment of their object ; it be- c
came a matter of notoriety that the whole t
Legislature, were bribed to grant the title
e'" for, but which they had nn right to
Which it had been
puny,"^," who purm
millions of dollars of these lands, knowuin .
them to have been fraudulently obtained. I
We were ins G~eorgia the next year, 1796, 1
when the new Legislature,. who had heen a
elected with a direct view to this subject, t
having assembled at the seat ofgoverntent
and taking the necessary preliminary steps, s
went im grantid procession, with their respec
tive oflicers at their head, and burnt, by the s
hands of the common hang-man, the record c
of the infamous proceedings of their imme- t
diate predecessors ; and with them, the in- :
famous grant itself. The Yazoo claim was s
by the New England Mississippi Land Com
pany, to recover from Congress, the value
the lands so obtained ; and it was in opposi- r
tion to this application, that Mr. Randolph t
iinmtortalized himselfiin speeches that will s
stand "the test of time, of scrutiny. and of a
talent." It was regularly brought forward t
nt every session, and as regularly defeated
by htin. The late Gen. Vade llampton
and O'Brien Smith, were both elected to
Congress, with a sole view of carrying i
through this unrighteous measure; and it 4
was during its discussion one dIv, when n
they were in the house, that Mr. Randolph a
made the withering remark, which rung t
through the Union at the time. Shaking i
his long, lank finger at Mr. Hampton, 'e it
exclaimed at the top of his voice, "Mr. s
Speaker, I hope, sir. to see the day, when a
\azoo claimant and a villain, will be sy- I
nonvmous terms." On the evening follow 1
ing, Mr. Ilamptton hutndled up his papers I
and waited on Mr. Randolph, whose first
salutation on the occasion was, "have you
come for peace or for war.' For peace,
was the reply, or I .houtl nt bring the e
papers. In ant evil htour, Mr. Ran dolphil
was left nut, atnd before his re-electioti, the
hill was past, anad the rohhIery contstmmsa
tedl, to thet amnotitt of$,000l,000. A n event
which conhli not have taken place whilst he
had a seat in that house.
.Mr. It andoAlilt was al ways eceentric, and
mn the latter part of his life at times, insane.
We witnssed an itnstance of it, in IBalti
noure, in the spirinig oif 18~20, when lhe rude
it an open chair, with a doiuble barrel gun
beside him., to make a morlning entl, and
marde hisi fasithftul Jubn~ take th gnun inato ste
hutse after him. A few days afler, he took
passage on a steamt boat, at Baltimtore, fur
Norfolk: here his insanity shtewed itself in
a manner none conl dotubt. There was a
Frenich gentleman, panssenger on~ionrd, to
whlomu ho took a-great dlislike, and callinig
for his gun, he took possession of the caint
dhoor, tand winl not allow the passenger,
who was on deck, to re-enter the cabin.
IHis insatnity att this time. wvas knownt to,
and spoken of bmy tany. No man of a great
and a sane mind, suech as Mr. Ranidolph's
had becen, could. while in a santo state, he
guilty of such conduct, as occasionially
marked his course, dutrinig his short embassy
It was genernily uindersteood, that lhe wsvs
disappointed matty years ago, in not receiv
irng the aippoiunenst of Mitnister to England
anid that from this disappointment, andu the
ehngr in conscquneat upon it, sprunn all those
ecceeettites which marked his erratic
course ini afer life. This wvas his imisfor
ttne, not his fault, Ie wvas a republican in
tiheory, lint ans aristocrat in practice, as his
wvhole life abundatly prmved, ie possessed
a tmid fertilized by every strenm of Litera.
ture. btut tho use bie mbd, of hin ntcie
hents, were rather calculated to make ene
ties than friends; and yet, as he once suid,
no man was ever blessed with such con
tituents." A fact, which of itself, speaks
olumes in his praise. If heorigir ated no
eat national good, he prevented many
vils; and in doing so, became the benefitc
ir of his country, although not to the e
)nt he otherwise might have been.
Age of Early Risers.-The following is
catalogue of above twenty early risers.
'heir age has been mentioned, when it wia
nownD. 'rhe average age, so far as as
ertaimed, is about 70.
Franklin was an early riser. le died at
he oge of 84 years.
President Chauncey. of Harvard. Col
age, made it his constant practice to rise at
)ur o'clock. lIe died at 81.
Fuseli, the painter, rose with or before,
lie sun. He died at 81.
Wesley rose at four o'clock, and slept
ut six hours. Died at 88.
Buffon, the celebrated naturalist, says lie
as indebted to the habit of early rising for
II his knowledge and the composition ofall
is works. He studied fourteen hours a
ay. Died at 81,
Samuel Bard, Ml. D. of Hlyde Park, rose
t day-light in summer, and an hour before
i wimter (say about five) through life.
)ied at 79.
Dr. Priestly was an early riser. Ho
ied at 71.
Parkiurst rose at five in the summer and
ix in the winter. Died at 74
Bishop Jewel rose at four o'clock.
Bishop Burnet commenced rising at four
chile at College aid continued the practice
brough a long life. .Died at 72.
Sir 3lasshew Halo rose at tour or fivo"
)ied at 67.
Dr. Adams rose at five, and for a part of
he time at four. Ile died at 68.
Paley, though naturally indolent, began
arly to rise at five, aid continued the prac
ice through life. Died at G3.-Library of
The Grateful Sailor-A few weeks since
le following scene was witnessed at a Sun
S small building in
;ranted, be stateu tnas,
ic had been taught to renI in that room,
nd as lie remenbercd to have heard at ihat
isne that it required soeie money to supply
he school with books and for other neces
ary expenses. lie wished to present three
lollars, which he at once paid lie further
tated that as lie was about to leave the
ounry with the exploring expedition with
he prospect of being absent at leant three
roars. he would leave on order by which the
chool should receive fifty cents every month
is long as he was away.
This is a noble contribution, and a better
award to the teachers of that sailor than if
hey had received large salaries for their
ervices. flow many of those who are un
1cr obligations to Sunday schools remember
hem with such sincere gratitude -bundu3
It has been saisfactorily shown by a writer
n the "National Gazette, that Spernaoeti
andles contain from three to four per cent
if a poisonous Salt of Copper, which is
idded by nianufacurers to give them a bluish
hlite tint. It may be well that this lie borne
n mind by those who occasionally use them
n place of the prepared Spermaceti of the
hops' as medlicines for colds and catarrhal
Ifl'ections generally.In such applications.
his pomsonous compouod may prove other
hran the "sovereignest thing for an inward
The Maine Boundary.-Mr. Stevenson,
kmerican minister at London, has w'rite.
o Lord Palmnerston to urge immediate at
ention, to the settlement of this protracted
luestion, and suggests if the propositioti of
mr government oflJuly 1836, is not accepted
new one he0 made by Great Britin.--y
It is said thaot 50,000 persons arc employed
in the navig ationt of the Mississippi and Ohlio,
working 638 steam h9ass and 6000 flat and
Lamentable and Disgraerfu.-T he falhi
snore Republiean states th tite report
if the annual imtermenits in that city, eleven
deaths wvere from stabs and blows.
The Fmperor of Ruissia, by a recent de
'ree pruohiibits his subjects from wearitng spec
racles before the age of fortuf!
The 1.egislatutre of Matssar husetts has op.
I)oiined a committee of one fromi each coun
y to consider andu report upon the propriety
if abolishing capital punishmnent.
Congressional R~eporting....Ue following
is a veritable extract from the latest report
if the proceedings of the Texain, Congress.
W~e copy from the Texas Chronicle of Oe
,A commtmnii.ntioni was read from Com
modore 1I. L. Thompson describing a kind
of vessel, (a, 24 gun corvette,) which if
put afloat, will rmake the Mexicans smell
the devil. Referred to the naval commit
Allen Cotton, who was lately tried and
condlemned, at Iluntsville, Alnbarna for sue
aa n stesahing was exdeusnet oi eine 30r' .i
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