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EUGEFIELD DISTR ICT
Fiances Briggs. and others, Partition.
vs. Join Briggs,
OTICE is hereby given, that bv virtue of
an Order from the Court of* Clanerv, in
the abfive stated case, I will on the first MAiiiday
in October next, at Edgefield Court 1lonse, ofie'r
for sale at public oitcry, a tract Or land belong.
ing to the E-.state of Henry lirirgs, deceased, ( On.
taining three hunded ar res, more or less, sittillte
in Edgefield District. ona Sweet Witer aid Sle.
ven's creeks, ol the Martintown roa-l. at ad ald.
J'oinlg landq of Absalon Delaughter, Lewis Cur
ry and land owned by te said Franves Briggs,
on a credit of one and two years, except costs.
which must be paid in rash. Purchaser to give
'Bond and personal securitj, and a Mortgage of
the premises to secure the purchanse money.
J. TERRY, C. E. E. E.
Commissioner's Office. Z
Edgefield. Sept. 3, 1838. ~ d 31
stitte or sOlI i :rofi a.
Jqbn Berry and others, vs.
e Berry and tthers. I
ICg is herebv giveit that ona the first
Monday ia October next, at Pdgefie:'C.
House. I will offer for sale at public outery, the
bthe -' tof ItichardIre
'ry the widow, viz: one tract colotaillig tree
bunred and seventy-three acres. . more or leep,
lying in Edgefield istrict, on MouMtain Creek
or its waters. adjoining lands of Jordan I Ifillo.
.way, Jacob iar?ey and Isaac Howles.. And one
other tract contaitanii 1 five hundred neres, more
or less, lying in the Distriet af'oresidd oat ie wi
ters aforesaid, and adjoining lands ()f Jordaint
,Holloway. Joseph Iteard., Isne Iowles and
'Jas. Itobertso l, on at redit of one! 1ad twi l ear :s,
except the costs, whici amutast bl paid inl e, tihe
widow paying one third and the other di5:e ibn
tees two thirds o' the smite; tlae tracts to be or;tld
separately, and the ptrchascrs to give Iloal ansd
security, and a Moo t:..nge of tie pwmises.
..T.tY,C. E'. F. D.
Edgefield, Sept. 3, 18M. - d 31
South I nr'oIlina.
ITenleraon Abney and others, vs
Charlotte Abney. P
OTICE it; hereby given, that on the first
Monday in October next, at I dgefivid C.
will ofibr for stile at mblic mitery the lataicds
of William T. Abte -,deceased,(exc'-ept that peor
tion ofrthem lying North of tle Canmb idge recnst,
'vhich has been asigned to Mrs. Camrlitte P.
Ahuey.) containing four hudtred atid nitnety tiso
acres. more or less, lyitng in tihe- istrirt eil ;-e
'rield, oan the waters of Saluda Itiver. itanild nijoline
ing lands of Edward Clark, Benjamin Iticharol
son, William Culbreath, Andrew Btsrilhtam, I.
G. Mays and ithard Coleman, oee a cresdit ilf*
one and two Vears, Oxcel,t Cost. Whicih mu1aast e
paid in cash. 'Purchaser to give liond anl per
sonal security and a Mortgage of the iprint -*to
secure the purchase moniev.
J. TI" It ItY, C E. E. D.
Edgefield. Sept. 3d, 1838. .d 31
S StaI i' Koulith C olina.
Nancy H antcock anad 'oshers, vs ?
Martin HI. Dgy amid John D)ay. ( atiin
N OTIICE is herehvy givema, t halt oan thle. fir-t
.Moanday in Octn'ber next, at E.dgeiehl C.
II., I will offear for stale ait pub.alic ontery, am arne't
of land btelonaging toe Nancey ,U~neock, $imon11
Hlancoack anad Weilliam J.liacock mend Meartint it.
Day as teants itt commaron, conttaminag four hatn-a
dred acres, mtore oar less. lyitng int .dgefield fis.
trict, ont time wvaters of Stevenas Creeck, hmjeitinag
)ands ofiJolam P. May. Rtobert Walker, l.swiu
.Curry1 Joel Curry amnd Mrs Ana Anaderson, oat
a credatit ate oad twit years, excepat 'csts,wichsil
mast be piaid ittnah; Petrch asier to give n~omai
'andi personal secuarity, and a Moirtgage oaf the
the preamises to secuare !~ thepurha: mne.
Edgefield, Sept.:kd, 18:t8. d e 31
L aw 1Notice.
V H E Untdersiganed, havinag fiornmed a cotnnex
3.ion in buisiness, respect fually i,'i-r thesir pro
fessiontal service's, in L,an~ aund ':i1nity, foar tihe
Districts of Blarnwell tand l:slgmech.
J. W. WVms:nsu is loacated at l dei'eld Coutrt
lionse, E. B1E:.Ltca:rn Jr.. mthatt aanwell C. II
and letters directed t eithmer of' these pla'e:s, or toc
- Aiken (whmichm will be visited att reganlar stterv'als)
will receive promapt attentint.
E'. BELLINGl'R,Jr. flarnter/I c. II.
J. W!e. WVIMBl81I, EdggjicI,I C. II.
Jnaly 26, 1838s e -
.7W) T ICE.
ALL. Pers,ons aitdeh to the late Chiaa
.t.tiatn Brcithnutpt, decentsed, tarergr...
ed to make immedhiate paym1entt. An t-i 11
persons haiving demnandse against the estetee
of said deceased are requested toa presenta
them duly attested.
JOllN 3A USKE TT, Elx'or.
TIlE TIIOROUG11-l.1lED 1O1RSE
W ILL Smand the emsting Fall Semsmai, coa
inenicinig on tm ist of Sepitembe.t, at the
Subscriber's Stable two days; .t Mouno 1 illin
tie ;trd Sept.; at lerr's Alore the 41h amnd tih;
at ichnin's Stor' the fflh and 'tih: tit Dr.
Mohley's lte Sti; ninm attead eacli p'nce very
1hl( day. mtif the lotle of' November. Ie will
be let it) tmiores at $8 tie sing le visit, $12the -.
son, and $15 to inmisre. 1n every inlstanice tie
insmiuranice Iloo ey will ieflonal IC e I 0011 11s
the mire is known t, be- with foal or exch:a,ged.
-A companty of'sevn mares shall be entitlud to a
deiactin of' $1 oa each mare hy otne approved
man beconming resplonsibile for t'i whole. All
possible enare takien t prevemt acridents, but I
will nut be resipinsible for may.
3 m i1csfrom the Itigde on the A ugustm rod.
P ED IG1B-:E.
I rR-CLTNE is a henattilo bNy. full ir, hands
nil i :1 i lai-s lig. and a a sire fisai-get-rm ; laits
ruo anad wonl many races iaa this Stam. Virginin
11-d larvinod. iien he lam isl tri. lhme i as
regardetl one o thae he-t diree-mile horses it: lite
State, Smaid t wo miles unt;mi ialed. At al ree ears
old. nafler winnimg tie miet stale at l imhitana.,
(See Tmi R liegister,) his n ter was -fil-'red mind
refitsedf live dhousaml dollars for himi. I is Cults
are genernily very piotposintag.
Iaer-Cliioe was galt b% old Sir- Arehy. out if'
Georgiatin. Areb% was ly inporled Iiai, da.
d:1an1 imaorted Ciastimirn,: lay Ittiekirai hn,; .
lanai Tahilam. lay Tre thlat; g. g. dmiata hY Bot.
Ot Iras: g. g. g. iay Forrastur; g. g. g. g. daiia,
Colmitioa Colt; g. g. g.. g. g. dimaan lby 1.astfarol;
g. g g. g. g. by Lori '.igh's Charmiat 31Mp
Iv by Scondt: g g. # g. g g. dam I Inliger's
1irow%n \lare bY Stmgain's Arhin: g. t.g.g.
g- f. g. f. dain Gpsy. hy lilg1 Willinmn tihe
Third's filack N-'j onmgue'd Bmarb: g. g. g g. g.
g,r-. g. by Mitlneless; . , g. g. g, g. g. g. g. g,
dam Royal Mare.
Gorgiam wils gottem ly Col Alstin's alla
till. (smon of' im. Ilore BeilliPdam Cal vlso,ib
imported horse Ktiowsley:.grmd dlam by'Felips~e
(mon ofi te impalorted horse (bsemrity:)g. g. clainl
by Skipn it ' Fignre; g. g. g. laiaa l iia turted
hrse Builor's Fenrmoougt oiut of imfaaaroligihrell
mare. W. It. JIINS N.
iidge. March 10fli 1838 31 d1
Y Jack. (tmerly m-wnml by Capt. Wua
ver will aija tia lareseti Piall S4ason at
a 11. fiollowinag p1lace4. % iz: it Co.a, la,e. Siali.
ley's ftrot Friday eveniig a antni ali.v iral
inig. From Muaonda eveninig-util Tiaesayl ev, i
ag at Dimvi lti'cactrd.ion's. Froat Tuesdav
It ~ I ,IA" I wrAMA-^i
day evening atJohn1 Denlney's. Fia TiThrsday
evemitg until i rumy evening at Ii. C. Turner'm,
and will ataend at the above fmlaied hlael" 0t Ce
in ever% week dhirin tie S-aso, miad will be la
ama 1a11n1es am .ighmlt dolinto the irmson ails Ten
dol ars to insure mm imare n% it l'al. Anr pi-rsot
puitlitg lay tie imsrmee tmHa transi-'rig flt
mmrel bl'efore it is iascertaiied whether slhe is iih
6wal mlr amnt, the inismar'aae aomev wih them ita eo.,
sidered l ae. Ala% lap'rsot umig amli m coma p.
oy at' six aamre .-andal l mmig responaible iar fithe
Sme,1)' hia ha be titld 6 to a ade'dmaifmletion ft'o oed o:
lar o each mnare. All 1i.sslabh. eare wil: la t:
ken 'o arevent t,cideu+ Ihm' I wil mt he eslpm
siba hi l m ai. The Se'asona tma 'n e.e oa mime
lz;thi AnAgst und emal the ISth f Naovm'ber.
Angist 18, i38 16 I
WY JACK will stalte. n1SIning. 1::ll Swaii
3m s on at the aillowing At 1jr
Aia' ' on the '20t1 imst. min ted lii mama the 21sl
-at A .Slarptoos a fim lle -:2nd.t (;carge a1 ie'
nat lama *2:34 aand .*2-i-th. at Absolat Delautilier'
fam tla' 2.-th, at Joseohi V.a an's othe l th. an
'27aih, and atteli at fhm resilaeakmi- lplees regrilar.
IV on eyerY thi day duiriig laaa Seamon.
'll l' e t 1 a mo mrs a a s:.t he Se S 1so -mll .a%9 ta
Instare. No linhility lornecidena<,but evervenre
a3k0nm to prevent tham. Anym' ..n4 aaa' inlg Ia, Ia
sAMRItace nai aranst-rrii fina amae bwlaBre it (ama
lie aaaertaiaed wmheather ise is inl li l'orli-its fithe
iisimramemoy. 12 i ts.aoarl m thr ia eerv
malstancre. J. 11. ItOUNDJr't I I.
Aigiust 6 .1 27
H i1E Subscrilber ihlr4 flarsale, h4 Plan
tatifin (an SIlalma liiver. (1,1mo a
1Maxw ell's Neck,) comainiaij- sixwen ' im,
adreald and eigily maera' a . l 1ai, 1ane' i -f
ver bottonm A vima .. ai ma portin f mi I a'
coammatmy--time ial m am' is line' Cotrmaln il, mm.,
'aa aas any m imn Ih imive~ r. Th'me mmland aa is
hiah andm halth, a nd mii iima a la am p aortionI ii
'xcelle' t icmI rainm lmand. Them, 2 ad n. ill lam'
ihaan ma tat paermsans nt i'.-hing ta sea' it, lay ila.
Seamray. liinmg mam time paa ioanam. A' mlaim3
immfmra mnaiion ama ay lie hmad lay allii'a n a m tmo
atha Smbscibier livtiing ama Edgetildm ( 'mamra
ilaause'.' Alar'gninamug w lambe gisen'a ima a lam
imamnd. ('ir ptroaInya pmaimt.
IR. G. i'aA"a'S,
T'1ilE sublscr'iber', f'ram th lin p amor,tamnities
-U of) is frienads, htmas coatmledmlm sit rar tat
restnae time pr'a'iice mar his paroalessimn, as tat
-attenda lto all enaths ina Chironte. D.immsese. A..
ammang thease, hem woutldl a'mean pfmtie'nlmarly
Seroulta atm Kma's i'vii, (1ancaer,. IDisi'aseii
Mtatlammat,( Chromie' amore I.a'es,.&a. A mllre.ss
I. l~ C \l .-.);E
Prark's P. (3., Edg1efich Da is.. S. C'.
1alaay ill af I.;
a,: time rmaehe-al e'nrm' maf IiF.iN ia' invm edaa
by II et r.n (n aAr. 31. it.. Phniil:mdlphllin..
(mrarr;antedlta, c'rr.) All omah-rs lay amaa iar othear
wvisea wiili be proamtly' ataenb-d ama. Admirasm
Dr. 31. l,AI(01(DE,
Dr. F.. J. .a1lMS,
Edgefiel C.II. S. C. .f 2
A ,ll Per.oias indebreda'c to fIn. Ifanmwoo
Iltn r wuill lamse camll anmd setale' withm H. .
Goonr:,E whoam is dlyvm athaorizeda ha se'ttle' map his
I Ilmial':m- dgfiv' r~cph, IIllL'1'V .
THE MARNER'S DREAM.
-. . MwaR. DIMOND55.
Ili sumbers nr midnight the sailor boy lay
IIis nnmock swting loose at the sport of the
lut 'valeh-worn and weary. his cares flew away.
And visions of happiness dane'd o er his mind.
lie drenuip't of his home. his dear native how'rs,
And pleasures that % aited on life's merry
While mein'ry stood side-ways; halfcover'd with
Alid r, stored ev'ry rose lim secreted its thorn
Thren fimey. her tingical pinions spread wide,
A.d bade the yosung dreaster in ecstasy i ie
Now, Car, fim behind him tIhe y reun waierm glide,
And tie cot of his firelathers blesses his eves.
The.;essunit, clambers imi flow'i W'er the thatch.
Anf tie- su% all..w -ii.gs sweet front her nest its
All tremnbahg n ith transpirt, he raises the latch,
And tile voices t'f* Iov'd ones reply to his call.
A iatiher bnds o'er ham with looks of delight,
His cheek is nilem I'd with a mother's warmi
And the lis or time hoy in the hove-kiss unite,
Witi tie lips of' the aid whom his bosom
The heart of the sleeper heats high in his breast.
Joy lickeis his lilse-ai: haioshilmsset-1 o er,
And it omranr of happioess .teals thro' hi. resi
"Oh G;od. thimast ie.-t n', I ask for no
Ah ! whence is that flame, which now bursts onl
Al! wan: is that sound which now startles his
"l'is I lhe vi 1shing of'tiunders, the groan li, thI
Ie Ipriigs f-om his hammock-he flies to th.
Amazemlennt comifioms him with imanges dir. -
Wild winils and tmd waves drive tle ve.ssej a
The niasis fly in splinters-the shrouds are on
Vi.ke iioiltains lhe bivlows Ireiendomsly swell,
lan iallt ih lost * els tn ar to mave.
U oseen hands or lurts i.e ri.giog 1-i' k, e!..
Aoid thil death aigi fl-tis his hajoad n%ig o'er
'Ih! salir-hoy. wl-e to the dram of'r delight;
in liatiiissee.the gamy tri-st woik ofh!iss;
W1he-re s114w as tile pietm.re that lailry touct'd
Tht% Iam t: I s Fond pressure, and love's limaied
Oh sail,r-hoy ! aultor-hoy! iteveragain
Slia houe. ove, or kindfired il wahes repay;
Um.bless'l nui lionoi'd si14-wi dei'I ins tie- main.
lull immy i score fithoin, thy hame shall do
No t-mbm shll e'er plead to reimenbraie fir thee,
Or redutm form air liame Ia omt the mereiless
litt th n it lim of n aves shai thy vindilg
And %. imis iin the toidmg hit of w.nwer thy dirge.
Oit beds ofg re en -ei-flin e'r iby libiis shall lie laid,
Arumi d thy whlm.iie bie r'.deoral shall grow,
AndicI ery pa)'hrt muit to ihiy mi'iont bl'owv.
I Rays. mon1*ths, years iani nyes shlIl circhle away.
And tIll' hest w.aters abov)e filee shall roil,
Eamrlh losems thly pattern foresver ariul nmyt
Oh sl aiilr-bioy ! sailor-lioy ! pea~ce to thy sonil
GElNEItAIL IIAI R RI.(N'i. OPINlONSl ON
'i'iie DUi.l.LING;. ntln
'lheNe .'rse.y S tate Gz iette cnan
the fiillowm ig ierisesl ing letter frmt General
II armrisonl mi re'piy to a letmter fromi A. I
I lowell Esq., of N\ottiinlami in thait State'
asin is finiion olflthe code oif honor
n hieh decide.s conttroversies~ by ia resort to
tile duel,"' It nhoitttts ill miaters oif in
ireest mt man ily resfiec's, anti therefore de
Nthi Ilenid, 7th A pril, 1818.
Deinr sir.- Yo ask mii~ty opinon t . thae
c'odet of hlonor whiiich ch-raids controavers.ies
biy i .reulirm to the daiel."' I compilyd with
youtr requeilsl, and woima dm q nuare' readliy,
itf i cnhl suppolaise thamt any thiinm that I
.siany wonh~i(ll hafvennyl) inflimnmee in pur
ung On endii to ai pracrtir'e whtich is the cauise
ofi so ilnthiiti nividoia, histrmess. ad via
luge -u' s manitify obiligtitons of the insst sacred
T'he amrgumenits wihich rnay be need a-,
gnsil% diirhnig are sot otbv'iots, and have
beensi so ofrn urge'd by persons muneh rore'
aler to dlo m hem.inustiee titan I am, thart I
shamlI comnem miyself wiith eiving you whnt
(fly he rti('e my1 ex~perience iiinmatters
of thnis kintu. A nd ne this does not exhaibit
tbe practice in a very fascinitain, ishi. l
mayprhaps IaVe a better e(l'et tian any
otheffmode of treating the subject that I
11 lieve there were more duels in the
nort - Western army ietween the vear 1791
and f795' inclusive, thun ever took place
in th same length of time. anonest so
smal a body of men as composed the cont
nilstioned officers of the army. either it) A
miertea or any wther country, at least in
.mo(FArn times. I beenme anollicer in the first
men4t11oned year, t so earely titl age. tat it is
not" *oderfil that I dopted implicitly the
opi10ions oihe old oflieers. mos of WIlont
wereqreterans of the Rc%olmion. tillon this
as wll as upon ther' subjects connected
with.-My conduct and duty in the prolles
rhad chisen. I helieved, therefore.
in coinin with a large portion ofr the ofi
cers.that no brava itan woild decline a
elallenge or refrain from givintm one when
eve,r e c(insilered itat his rights or feelings
had cen trempassed upon I m-j,.c contess,
too, that I %%as not nlt,gether free r-om time
opinibn that even hionor miglit he acquired
by a well fou"lh, cluel. Foriuna-tely, hlow
ever,-before I Was eugagel in nt duel, either
ts riiucipal or second, which terminated I*a
tally,to santy nitle. I IeellIE Convinced thal
all mliyopitions ott mite subject A% eri- imnled
it, ertur, and tione of Ilhemt) Iore so tian
tlt vliicfh depictedl tie situtaion of the
suteccas(ul duellist as either honorable or die
sirnpbfe. I t otht!l not he ltonora tble. because
the ater portion oft ht clas of mankind
who kood opiion of* afn indlividal con
fers nor upon him. were oppoNel to it.
A Ild had the brest evidence to believe thal,
in ti grave of fit fallen duelist, was fire
quo y buried tie petce and happinesso I
the vivor; the nct whi depived t he nie
of' a.tence, planting iu thorn int the hosom
ol' btlh,r, which woould cotitmie to rtn
kle fi-sler there to the end of his divs.
l'h viction that steh w"as the ea'se.
Sit. en of goodl feelings tnd prineiple. was
prn d by mny wit-nssing the mentail sitAf
ter .of all intimate aind valned friend, by
nw . und a worthy man h d fallen.
St I yeairslihad tupwed f"romn thle date
l' flair, before I hecane acquinted I
ti e soon afernssociated itt ite gell
r 11Yof the mm1 aiy, alnd for the arenter
p two vears. n e shared the sae tent
0 yck rmo., and of'ten te -:te pallet.
1 1 olportitunity (W seeing the avolly elie
e'vo hhd d"felprived s'cifety oif a r
lt i -tlher :1anl imt11elf of*znt eatecmed and
2cruist i u titanee. Like the inhappy
I-rmt in the tragedy of en gin-, he tii.
petied, in his sleep to -hold dinloies'.
with the ghost of thIei victim of li., stperior
skill to the use of "arms, o- more perfect st If
pOissessioll, a at Wiiftes of them ifiL-ht
have adopted [ite opinlitiln of ot itthll
Norval, ailut fie hamppier lot was; his who
,ltto tlallenl. TAim ki tIhe riles w hie govern
.uCh 61at-te.s as Ilir criterion, my" friewil
nabthn0t1g n heren ith to aeense himse'ilf. -
The g tinrre I w ats indee "fistened ot hiim.'
benerous as trav-, ie had done everv
:tiu int his power toi itnilidie a n ihdra wal
If tho challf-1nge. fand when, by I first fire.
his adversar % was iot iuded, lie ansiotni.v
dlesiredthat ite allshir miight there termiinnae.
lis lrolloston rejected, his Second shot
was fital. What ill ilistuctive le-ssoll
does this story presclt to him Ito wil
resort in this mtt6de oil se-thig a personal
dilliculty, who poosses,se-; commun ,enQib1Iiivy
and the priteiples of* han11mity amd hinor.
ihe stid alterntivem, his own d--ah,ar i
subsequent lite of bitter regret and sorrow.
A short experien e itn the a1rmtt1 convinlf-1c
tea, al., that fightinm.g a Oliel 'Was lot :Ifn
untdoibtel test ot true conrage. I had1
knIIoI ill'ai mlances of dilw,. anl di pet-iate
due10s, being lmigl by mIn V ha wt?ilj lmio
h.ve beenl selected by wilice-. who tmew
them, to lead a forlorti Itope. Ont the (ot
trary, I possessed file m11o-, p-iltvi. Seti
mony to prove that 101Mte of time bratve. tof
me i iO"lh not he e gal it lin althir of
tiht kmd mndr Ily cirestusiaes.
Comitarmbly to my ilan as stated in tie
coenltitenteimnt itn l tter10, to 5ive voni
fatcts rather I bant arigi eIms, I pr esent y'-on
apith auother reumtliiemee ofi mym eatrly umili
ary life. I inttrodneie it not onIt 1% li l-j:t
lmy positio. bull fr lthIle I s.peil emite.nSi.
long wince eulled to receive,. ini atheir
worbil, his rewardi fotr hasving~ ptreli.rredl "the
praise of God int the praise omf mnt."' int the
stummner of thte yatr lW3, Laienit. Tynrake, of'
thme itfattry of thme 2al sinh-lecioni, received
;m matrkedl insuli t from antheltlur brother oflicer-.
Mlanifessing nto dispositioni to enll hmiim to mii
necaOtint, somte of' thotse whlo wished hint
well exp hrewed onr fears t hast his reptas
i otn aS atn ilieer -tonhii grenstly stifer, if lhe
piermittedl stnh an isult to pasls unnotan edm.
The tanewer hie gave mie w a~s tht hte carted
notl what oiionli thIe itlicers mighit fomm sof
hlitm; hte%1 w stdetermiinted to pursueo hii own
coEutrse. I'T at couSrse. wits so noivel in the
amy, that it lost f'or him, as I himi sity.
dosed~5 it wEnlli. time resptec-t of nerl ttl sl lie
ot1iicers. Thie en,nming sutmittmerm gonva Mr.
lI rake Silan lln sppouity of vindaicatintg, tmost
tril mtpitansily. htis ctonductt andti princEiilis.
lie httlIOi hnStattinEd ill a5 stmalI coirtres
wh-icht hwif heen erectaed by Genl. \Vavnte,
duntrng hie wintior, tmpion thme stat wic deh hwish
bmeeni rndEeredl renmarkablle, by the defant of'
it. C lnir's arimy, tree yearts biEfore. Th'le
gairnison conseisledl of' a single rifle cotmpn
ny, iad thirty intfanttry. iad oft the ltter
SIrtako was1 the imm ledlite comtttImner. Int
the heginnting if.JIniv. 179.4, a detachment
Elf the atrmy, confsisting sof several hundtsredl
men, under the commatnnd of Mn ij.MeMahotn,
bteing entemnmped near the fort. in whih
they huad.t he p)revioulSEday aleposited a qsnn-.
lily of provisionts which they hand escortedl
from thle cantonmtten)t iof the' army at Greent
vll were attacked, carly ini tbis mornirfgs
by upvardts of three tliianand Indinis.
l'het. troops mlladle a gallant resista nce; but
being enrned otn hoth flainks, and inl da n
ger of eing stirrouidedf. they retreated to
the open grotinl aroutinl the 'forl.
I'rom this, too, they were soon diislodged
by the overpowerina fihree of the enemy, in
the ret rent ninny wotnded nen were in dai
ger of being left which, beitig observed frot
the Fort, Capft. Gibon ldirtected h; own
Liemtenant to inke the infaitrv (Drake's
particular command) and a porlioll of lite
riflemen, and sally out tmI their relief. To
this D. objected and claimed the right to
comantId Iis own men, and. as seiiier to Iise
Liew. hiis fight alst to the wliole com
Inand. "O. very well. -sir," said the cap
tuin, 6if snch is your wish take it." "It is
my wish. sir. to do my dutity. and I will eni
dieavori to do it. ntow and at all imies," was
the modest relply of DrPke. Hei according
ly sallied outt; skilflly interposed lis; ie
'achnient bet ve iiie rreating troops and
lie enemy, opesed tilipon them it hot fire.
;irrested tmeir advance, ani cave an oppor
tiluy to the wiotlndled to effect I heir esCaep
3t11 to the brokiin lnd retrvain-. comnil
in-sofour iroips, to reform and again to
lace the eniemy. Throuti!.hoit the whole
ilfair, D)rake's netivity, skill, andl extralir
Jiniry self-possesson, were most conspiin
)tis. Tile enettiv cotirse oserved it as
ivell as li friids, The ittierons shots di
-eeted it him, however, like tlie arrows of
1'encer, nined at t ie heart of I Itcior, were
urned aside by irovidential interfi-rence.
Itil Ie had aceotiplished alt Ihat lie .a1d
wefn sent to pierlorm. lie thien receivedI a
t;ill throntmh his hody ani fell a faithful cor
Poral came ito hiasssist;IIe, al ith ni.l
Ie reaChed tlie fort; atil those two were the
ast of the retreasiin- party that eutereil it.
Drake making, it i point of hotior that it
Ihouhl he so. Mr. I)rako was rendered
msfit for dtity for a long time by his woid
ilse bad not. itecei, recovered from it in the
miamer of 179G, when lie was my guest,
hei in commninsd at Fort Wahington.
Citicinnaii), ott his way. oi flrlotgi. tIl
ViSlt, his natiVO Slft, CotIneICCtietut. I Iis
'riends. however, eijoved his presence bt a
btort titte. Having. Its I unfderstood, ta
ten the yellow lever in passing throinh
Phibadelphin, hte died in a few days after ie
reachted his home.
I have yet nntother reminiscence, the re
atIon of which iay serve the cause you
-An officer .f the army hall so oflen and
10 tilnnecesarily wounded tilhe feelilttns of
inotter of the saie corps. the dhties of
which made i heir associion indiigisienl
imtt he considered hi mself hotind to dematid
atislictiln it lite tisuial %nay. They met,
Imd lie inijtured inan [-ll. receivin.f a mortal
VOund,ff aq it WUS aiipateI)jId biv W'ir
ie stlierior skill if his attta"r.i,t it Ile tsim
>f tie wCilot u%bich thIsey n-d. Ieiig
iossssed of it hi_bI graie etI talents and1l
tiiabl. elaracter, he hi ite <-ypahy o
.I the eiffiers. \\ ithit otlsci I 'viI'ted him
ifter lie h:tl been remtillved to hi lisu:ters.
Le expr ed--wfl a desire to see tit- oflicetr n i-I
vtiitt he had 16onglif, :lild I wa ps prest at
lie itterview. I wi.h I cotitll d, se-ilie ns it
ierits. tlii; iereiiting scee. ''lte virenmi
t1ances atte'litig it were soeteplv itmliress
(1 41n1 iy mind titat t--y (nit otver he vt*
ced,. s It as mv iivilory hls its se:il
lit ilie teitt werv soime tlf dizen offivers.
he frieids of tle liig titan, (for ..4 I have
aid, Ie. hal from lis amiabile ,sinlities tit
iv and warmti one..) exhibiting Ilit-1i11ml.
-al evidenees of ivheir sorrow. v,Cpil11
ins above tle rest. and ne.:r ite iad ofhilie
nide otttih, was ithe ciiiami ofr ot
'ilo.pi %% nhieh lh th li cduelli,s heiiiaed,
the bevaln ideal of en1ivalrom,s valmr, anld Ohw
'vpalier de IBayarn it flhe armii%,) vnde-nv
rmitg to stille ;i btIst !te cmil. fle t'lin
vljich agitied i ligis bsom. At ;I little di
ante. in ftull1 view of tle vivtims ,if his p;l.;
+-1), Sat the# inlienlsibtle _ : hm11 1 mn-1l
estrain Ilhe m ligriation w hich I still '*hI
Ie was lny brothI r .,licer-- .,bareI II
Ieiter tite lierils of a dilieicit war-aid inl
maith. I know that he di lis i u; tnd
what:tevert tinightt have beenm his contiditet to,
ithle rs I tievi'r hadl peronaly ansy rea'son iio
'(ephiinii sif him.ui lEnr Iher' hie'al,l pp.
retntly at h-ai st tna:glTeeted lhv die tmistlie'f
hie h,ad dntte, Ity buirying in an uintime,ilv
gravei, at mns t whiio hiad neiver initred birId.
wi'hiose atrmu titt he iteedeeI int thIe ptendinig
leeisiv a i t le with the hti' herto trittophntitti
entenneis oft mis cotuntry, and whoase imetilleet
m1i2h5 lir somtte fture'( timei ha"e' been'l uise
fully emplo)hiyedt ini it's coniil s. rThe severe
biodliy pint wvhich th' din isg ofTiseer hail fur
somtte i time suttfeed, hade ceaseid: nn thatls:
ratim asnd eanse had snieeeilded ni hieh is i le
Iinti<pt Ivocal Iharihintger of a piyroacnhintg deet It
aindl wh ich a (trraciious Ptovidlence ha's piro
videdi Iir the motlrtallyV wou tndedi soldhier, to
etnable himt to of1ler ai htst prsayer for htis di's
i n famti ly, ilhe hits otte. or fur thle pa rdoni
rif his ownt Sits. lTurnling his i trel.ligett
ryeC uplon his laite antagLon,iss, h' mtildly s:id
that "heir desired to see hiim, fur lie pslrpose
if atsstrinig hitm of' lis sinceee foirtzivene'ss..
tha;t lhe ijshd htirtt htaippisss itt th li' worlid
-anshar a ti.;s thle mtean siot' setenrinsg it, lie
recomet dtted to hsimt wvithI tie sinoceri Iv of it
dlying imat, lto ettdle:tvtr lio restrin the vio
hence itt hit. passion's, thie indul tlgince of
which badl deprtived 0one ofIi fe, ni hii hadi~ nov'
er injuired htimi itt Ihotught or idee.t"
I is sitantisfied shat wvhiat I hove 'snbl aboviie
does notrli entre meet vittir iniqirv, and
that ysts will expect mne to sta te what e'f
feet thte feeligs I hisvei e,nerihsed htad in
forminig mty owni pr*iei lies, anid governti ing
my~ own conrdnter. I have' alre-ady slateud
an entire chanue ittnt my eetimu'gts on ithe
subiject of dutelling. fro'm those wvhich I e
tertainsed tupotinimy f'trst entini the artmy
oad for wvhichb no exesei e'nnt he offeiredl. heis
mny extreme yutth, tnd the hail e''ntupte
contiunaly beCfdro nic. Inh almost nonry
other ense, tm!sessed of tie deliberate opir.
ios nf i nn, you iliht safely conclude
th4 his colulurt would be in conformity
to themll. Iut such, alas! is not the Caftts
w ith' men of the world, in relation to the
laws which fiorr tLe "code of honor." Ab
stractly c1n%ilered. they nil condemn them,
whilst in practice they adopt them. It%
nIl other eANses independent men uct front
their own conviction, but in this ease, upons
the opiuions tf others, or rather from ist a
they fear niy le the opinions of otherm. -
I n( know% ldee 111 that the change of My
opinionc, which I have ad nitted in relationt,
to duelling. had no other influence on mv
co4nluci than to determiine mte never to h'4
tIh agressor. Bt htalhough resrtlved toof
f6r no insult nor inflict any injur', I was
determined to evili-r none. Vhen I left tho
army,v, however, and retired to civil lifb, I
Considered tyelf athorizen greatly Io nar
rou the ground upoln which I would be
willit.,g to resort to *I personial combat. To
tli eterinition which I had previously
Illade, to oiflir no instlt or inflict ainy itnijury
to give occnsion to anly one to rall ipont me
im this wav, (for after w%itnessin2the scene
which I have last descr;bed. the weallh and
honors of this world would not have tenipt
ed sn,- to l-vel -a pistol -it the birenst of a tinat
%i homn I lad -iijured.) I resolved to disre
gard all remarLs uplifon my conduct which,
cohId not he cotistrtied into a deliberate in-.
stilt, or aty injury whitb did not affect my
repiutationl or the happiness and pence (of
ny famsily. Wlien I had he honor to bu
Called uipon to conmiand the North We-st,
er:. Arm,. revollectim! the number of gal-.
il illan- mt that had fallen in the former war,
in personal conbat, I deterininedI to use'all
th authority and all fle innuence of'my
ilat ion to) preve:-' their reetirrence. And ab
take away the principal source from Vhicfx
they spring, in tin n4liress to the Pennsyl
vania briande, nt Sandusky, I declared it to
be my determination to prevent, ly all
mCan4 that the. nilitary laws placed in my
l;ad', aly injury or even insult, whiclt
should be oilired by the superior to the in
lerior ollicers. I cannot say what influenco
this course on my part, anny have produced
il the result. bilt I state with pleasnre,
that there wats not a single duel, nor as far
a1s I know, a. challenge given whilst I re
tailned the command. The activity in
%which lie army was consitnutly kept may,
however have been tle principal cause of
1in reatron to my present senlt'ments, a
sense of higher ol;Iiantions Ihan human.
laws or huniman opinions can imipose, had
delernmined le never, oni any orension. to
ecep1t a chelleni!.e or seek redress for a per
sonal injury, by i resort to file laws which
ronillse the cole of hoinr. I nan, very re
spelltfully, your fellow citizen,
,. u-%%. I ARRISON
T o A AnO., B- 1101VEM.., Esq.
II the ievollions produeedI by steam.
not) the lpn,t niarvelloll., iq %lhat wh.ichl hi
it vo years litle only Utterly falisfied th.
pre-hc-tio 44 Dr. Lardner, a learned Eng
lishman. relative to tlhe iillsitsiilirv of na
ling n direct voVaget fron Liverpo')l to N.
I'irk by steam. What, we shoold like to
kano-w, hs now heromie of Dr. Lardner
anld of the tow) n of Valentia on the west
voas f Arellaod, and of St. Jlohn's. New
uim annl, tanad Ialifax, &c., which wera
11 lie thle stolping places to take in coal!
Ilow have tihe Illighty fillen before th'a
iltumitable energies of practical Britist
'"ce'lics. llerelhanlts and semen! We
uIIA not took to closet ien. Tlhey Imay
lbolik oily thie' accounts of ile scientific worht
hlke Baon, or tle% tayI' li,etver laws likit,
Kepler ad Newton; hut fer direct aipplica
I smll 'ire.1t 11rineil)es to tmatter. give tis
11r off hand 11n1eltered mtecllaiatie, wh,
tlaips to the colel,li.ifirl with Ets(hitl, Conic
.4ectios. lmaar Oh.servations, or Logari
ht! 'ile iinstinet #)f arue genitis, as to
prartical resiltS, twee no mathematical
ihagra is Iit 11h4s'e that amay le said liko
luiat's and I)eseartes philosophv to he
enlgrav oni 11 t he taleis of the lriit. (iivo
us nher dliatniana ian the rough-vour Robi.
arts ami4 youtr li akint yosur a rlwrights,
\\ hitneys tand al ltons, lit fore y.our smokoh~
Mars"h:alI, a elahbra'edh British, compiler
of statisties. haas flately isstned a new volume,
C oant:ajaing somel thin2s in respect to the Ut
Staces, winoch, thouagh quite exeunable otn
ifhe parln oif the fosreigne,r, calnnot fail to raise
a Smiil0 on the face ofn atiive. lie ttakes
the wshole iunmlhier of our States twenty
aeig hat by oane dlash of his peni con3verling th'e
Territory of Florida into a S tate and hv an.
aithetr dash aof his penf raising I he I )istri'et of
Columbahiai tona sintiilar dlinitry. Mississipp
he spetaks of as' i"mcorpormted in 181 7."'ami
.Alab:ama a s do i e . jian ororated )in 1 S0.
News llampIhshire, Mne.Uchuasetts, Rhlodlo
h,sad tad ('o tnnerient lhe sets down m as hsav
Inug ftrmieal ther '-Di,ntiet a'f New Etngland,
mi whaieb silavery was never tolerted."
Wh hi le doaes nt inaeindeh Ma,ine and Ver
miollt ini this --l )ist rica" aohas no tt nppent--.
ha' is quinte "sensabale inu not knowusing that
A fric:an slaveri wsas taerntead itn New Eng.
1:mni lhr apw I"aris oif 100 years, tand that ail
mnha hats of that '-1 )istrie't" used to mtako
slaves aof snech Indaian tas the ln'ooask in wvar,
anid in somte ces export thlem to tIhe Weost
Inadia's. Sne wacass then fato of the royal
fuaily' oh'Kinig Phillip of Mount Hlope.
ur tat mn:any A tnerican is ae ignonran of
sutch facts, wse ca ntoitwandelar thaut Euarope
ntus aro naot better inlformed.- Wu'~sh. Chtron.
Flint and Stsee. Wh*. is that gentlemana
walking with .\liss I fInt'? saidl a wng to this
comypanliaon. 0, replied the other, that in
spark which she bilw strumk) gis Qgue is