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VOLUME VI. NO.36.
EDGEFIE LD C. H.
TuasDAT, Oc-roaxa 7. 1841.
(7' In consequence or sickness, we are
under the necessity or issuing only half a
*beet this week. Advertisements unavoid
able crowded out this No. shall tie attended
to in our tnt.
The Neather.-Sinee our last we have
had very cold, wet and boisterous weather,
and no doubt there has been frost; lor the
last three days it has been clear. with the
appearance of an early fall. We have
our doubts whether our Cotton crop is not
already injured, but it will bo much mi.re
so, should we have early severe frosts.
William McNulty. Esq. has been ap
pointed Post Master of Georgetown. S. C.
to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death
of Maj. Wim Chapman.
South Carolina College.-We are snrry
to learn that the accomplished aid umuch
respected President of this Cullege. Air.
Barnwell, has aleclitted, on account fr ill
health, resuming the dutie, of his sta:ion at
the openitg of the instiution.
Out Sister Totim.-We are truly grati
fied to find that the Citizens if our Sister
Town, H amhurg. are determine- to "Go
Ahead," in spite of Fire atal Vater, by
both of which, they have been sap seriously
injured. It will be seen by rtferecrre to
our Advertising Columns. that Mr. Parrott.
one fi the su&rers by the inte Gre,h
again resumed his buasites-. % ith a za tot
supply fir leadin: article-s in the 3tercurle
line. Messrs. Sibley 4 Usher. wl-oa chtar
acier as Merchants are %ell kunow to our
Planters generally. have rnised their Ware.
house tabive high-water mark, anal (our
Planterp, will therefoare have no cause of
fear. af what goods may be consigned its
them, as re:arls freshets. We also call
the atteution fi our readers to the Adver
tisements of lessrs. Ilenkell & Rabinson,
Hardware anal Cutlery Merchants, and Mr.
M. L. Gearty's Boait and Shoe Store.
Indiana.-This Staie llecars to be le.
termined to elenr her skiris oif Whigery.
In the stron: Whig District of .lariatn.
West. the Democratic candida!te. has he-o
elected over his opponent. lln-sn,u. a
Whig; by a majiarity 4t 231. The ques
tion of Bank or no Bank, nas gitate,
andl of course the no Batak c:mdidnae provedl
to much fir the Bankite, notli ith:mliot:
the influence of holsh money and pocet.
For the Adrertiser.
M1a. EnrrOa.-Among tae Reimaents
reviewed . y his Excellenev ntl lajor
General McDaaliie, itn the-ir laite Military
tour through Abbeville and algefield. wa1
the 2nd Reginent aif the Is: Brigade of
Cavalry. This Regimett is comantled
by Col. Joseph Dickson. of Atbbeville, a
yousng but spirited Officer. and wasn review
ed on the 18th ol. at Lougmires in this
Owing to high waftere. there was not a
nmeroas uanenanceaa taf Ollicera, a:.a of
those who wera' pretenat, manty h6:l nail
enjaayedi the avttrnaes oat e-x priece,. yet.
His Exc'ellenacy atal the M1;tatr Genral
spoke favorabily taf le perfurmtance-s of the
After the drill, the qutestioan of the resto
ration oaf the Brig~ade Eaaenmapmaent', was
submitted to she Officer,, and tite Reviaw
ing Officers ha-J the satisfacetioan of seeinag
the measure sustanined lay thetm, nt hbut
one solitary exception. E.
Edgefleld, Oct. 1841.
Fross dhe Gr.eneille. Mountaineer.
AIail Arrangements, -Mr. Edlitoar: I
learn framn a :entlemant oft high resapeetn
baility. jansa fratmi Eat' T1ennaense.s theare
ar. laod coimpluainta in thant quatear, a well
as in the uapper lpart of North Caralisan. in
relntion to the arrival of the Chmarlessona
mails. Thsiil ernaneent istawing entalre
ly to the chanige in lte Aikena atna Green-s.
viule line of stage.s. It the lint' hadl been
consinnaed as it was firs: *:nblli'shedI att thet
ems, direct route fromt Aikena tt Greenv-ille,
there wouhal have been no grmutdas oafcom-n
plaint. My informant also staes that
several gentlemen of high staandaing gave it
as their opinioan, thait unaless suome tahtern
tion is mtade by which they cuan receive the
Charleston mail sootner, 'that slhere will
scarcely be a Charlessoan paper taketn he
yond Greenville in as State.
The Transcendentjai-Nne, sneer a:t
these giants in intellect, these collhi~i ail.
vocates of siacital refurtm, except 'such as
have not the capacity to utndernand elo
quent truthe, or the heart to symfpatie
with philanthropie emrotionis- To thea
mole, as he borrows in the earth, all things .
are dust and -Jarkness.
Rogues Detected.- Soms days since, a
infur:nation was received, in this city, by b
a mercantile house. that a clerk f an es- I
mahlshment in Baltimomre. hal absconded
with about fourteen hundred dollar-., in a
money. he haviig been sea, in the Bank a
with a check fior that anmount, which, in- I
naad or handing over ts his enmployers, he
iepoeited in hist towt sub-treasury. aund im
inting the high exnmple of a numiter orfdi
linuished financial gentletmeacn. imnedi- r
ately Swartwouted, in company with a
rriend, fier the great rmparins of tihe Union
the city or New-York. to take ia kook ti the
rashins. and dialyize it Broa'way. It a
inmay Ie iupposed that they bemte surfeit
i'd with the ammuemients of the great me
ropolie, or that reflection produced the
conviction that they were in rather too
ekuse proximity to the ascen of their ex
ploit, and they determint- to widen the
space between them and the executors or
the lair. Whatever may iave been their
motive, however, they fimally made up
their minds to visit the sunny South, anid
therefoire took prt5'age it the line ship La
fayet!. frons whirh vessel they landed in
Charleston, on Tuesday last. Our police
ofticers were on the nuert, antd on Friday.
the perpertor of the ni, n young man.
naout 17 yeare of nee, by tho namnc (of
Jamaes H. Dtnn. wn discoveed aned cap
:ured. #end given over in the hositable
Armns oif tihe getleminan charged with the
keeings tfr a certnin beildliag at tie west
enI of tit town, levosted in the accommtoa
ttatitons far State gatess. !ttnon openly nc
knowledged the crime charged or. him,
and stated that his rcmpattion hai induced
him to cootmnit the ant. and that ihn nmoney
yet re-maining wn- in his posseoision.
Tlhe next luisinies of conure was to get
pris,Ie'iin afrtthe person and elfect- ef aIhis
mentor and participcntorin the rognery.
Both these othje-rts w-ere necoilished. len
Saitrhav. andel Mr. Charles Grecenwood. a
proamtia-in: v-nne un:iman. niel tat he 2n yearz
elf ae. itt -ilk stocking- nal tuu cmpe, was in
the cu c oes lv of harl-fia-id denocra iwho
1t)at h;aviu th- fear cf the ari.oerney he
fiore hIs eyc. laut imtis alsot in the bi. bottle,
and unmcertem ituly cin prpled itt the stop
per, s that otishin2 ceanl run out. until thme
proper period should arcive iar using up.
Oct ama examainiamtion .f the trtnks (if ime
two wortiuis, it was fuund thnm Greec
wriacal'- wasntmatch the minse vaeuntle rf the
Moo. DuM m havim nad. him, Receiver (
Geteeral. and their bucin Sevea Hundred
and i-'ory-four Dollars in the Transury.
in "current fundi." some of it Marylanl
Bank BillN. and :3 or 400 dtollarc in Bills
fr the Carolinn specie paying Banks.
It nalpearsc iham n cn.iierable portion nf
ittir ill aoion wealsth hall heen dev- atecdl toa
repslenishoing- their re-pective warlretacs.nos
hcir trunuk-< were filed with clatiing falmul
kindis. Grcenwiood had onkena tea himns;elfa
hell-mate only ant evenmig far twa lurevinus
ea li- casritme-. and is of eur-Le mtach di4
are-teed at the proaspecrt of spending hi,%
he .ev-tmoon wij hi the n alls oaf a prison.
From Mhe Troy If hig.
Organi:ation of -Patriots" in the ..Amer
ic:na Terretory.-There tre -tronimg rentoa
fo ,r helie'ing ihnm :mma an rcaed flrce' conlitsim. -
in; fe-veral chue-anl maen ia leen fr ir
iamae taimee marmeanizina within the State of i
New-York. for the purluase ol rip opern- 1
tii2 with the- Canmadinn pariot-. as they
are c;alled. in anither atatmplt at revolt.
Weareinfeormed onf ciit nutlacrimy. that
the orgnaniz~oin f tle.,e mten within oter
rerritcary %; ttever Aea cirmaplete se it i-c am
present; :and lin it con'tprises a body far
6hty or iixmv ohnaeaad persons. who nre v
ready teao muteich at a tmoment's watrnin r
acrc,s the fronier, antd to carry fire aud
swrde ito the hcart caf the Canaasa.
Wheth ler the Unmited States Geavernmtent is
aware eaf is imhrrming sante oaf nfatirq we
1ire unabule toa say; cor whter Gene~nl
'scatt ina ii reremt iiit tea Bulialo and a
i)errmeit -trgurce iun disceaverin:: wh:t twnc r
actually going on in thme vicitaity of thoeata
It is very evidenat. hocwev-er, to cabaecving
men whuo reside necar the Caaiean froni-r
l ier, thaat nuesual p treparaeion a ve - be-en
rinkin foe cr seceme tieme panst amuonig thase a
whoua acre feiendaly tea the ennc-. ef time pautri-r
rat<, atnd time moes-t dietstrau e-nnsequecnces
are appjreheded maca es mihi-c(- cnspirncy .
i!enint a teationt nt ihi nbt l wtte e are nat f:
ae-ccei-, barakenm nyl ina time'. Theac recent a
roblberies ef pa uter tandi arema tiercaelwait
le-ss cuanasmitteda lay per-o:ue, ien the caemphuty
maee of thme een-pairia ter-, naa ci meilamr .ei. mu
reires will bte attemte-Ict by~ thee haere-after. ti
rrcam time teu timne.
Thle tmanner itt wichi' miae patrioute will cm
ooemmt thmeir tattack capon time Ceanndtas Ii
wrill bae prcbabuly ta ceas the liunes itt ti-.
uight. caamumit whnattever dlepredlatiam they
u.mcand re-trenmt. wrhena diacevereed, inaetoonr
erritury. A i'erie caf teach arts will of
-aur~e lbring downr a uponum tns the wihuale Brie- ?
ith fcee maca semat ionaed inm Cnundca, and a J
ierce amnd balcady buordier w-ar ihtts tue exc-i- g
eel-the termi enticn oaf whbich no one ennt e
cceucrately predaict. n
Tlhat thmere i-u samne trtuth in time inafor- a
nnaicn coautmmunciened tea the Whig wre v
cnve mno doubt: taut our eonnfihdence is equal- It
y streamg chnt the smamemetnt abuove madec is cm
rery &rentmly exatggerateda. Arcaies of fif- d
y car sixty thocutsandi eaen are not ito eaeily a
tirolledl aende crgnnizedt. The aruth is. wIe l
uppo~use, that sotme three or foar mhomaatnd a
emen emight h lg.- tca erher, aluang the wuhule ht
iune of te laordler. wiho woulud iurofesu read- o
ess tco "cmmarehl ne-ros the frontier;" and b
bitt abaoumttoe athi rei cf mhie numbuer wvould ti
etteally matr-ch if a vecry favorabale capperti
ity presenttecd itself. In 1&T/ we had
cast such an neounit of banded thousands; ft
3ore than two hundred could be m
led at any one poita: for the inv of
aaala; and the whole number of
patriots" * as noet more than a tho nd I
rf6fteen hundred. The deterrina in es
ia much trouger now, ou both aid the
We may odd that ihe whole mat is
-igilantly watched and accurately k
it Washington; and that, shtuld the a
lecessity for vigoerous actiou, such I
%ill not ise wanting.
There is more teo be npprehended
ie lostile proceedings fof individual d
r anli parties. than from thse of a
'orgnuized" :housands.-Comn. Adv.
.orsrpondence of the N. Y. Com. Ade
UTICA, Sept. 22. 14
I see by your city papers that you h
four full share of the excitement griawv
utof the McLeol cnse, and as the to
or the trial of that individual approac
he excitement increases.
The Court opens in this city tin 'Men
text. the 27th, haui my toiiaiunn is ihati
rial will not le brought on at t .e co
nencenieut of the term-perhaps it
ie Wednesday or Thir--day. It is ge
illy supposedI that Chief Justicc Ne
A ill preside, but I undti-iand that gent
aaun is tetle unwell tn ar.A.e, and that Jud
iridley. of he iii Circuit, will preside
ii m, numle-s JudgeBronston cant be obhtain
You may he assured that Mr. 11cL
Vill have a fair trial; and without eniterin
io tile ,luestion whether le .hotild
ortaguht to trial or not in this State. I he
ieve lie has nithiig to fear fr:zn either .
Jourt or the Jury. You know my opi
tin concerning him. Froa the opportun'
ies I have had of converting freely wit
hose who were in authority in Canela a
he period if the otthreak, I n iver believe
te wias of the party who e*sW the Niag
ira fAr the purposc uodestrisig tihe Caro
That ipinion is tconfirmed by the evi
lence just received froia Canada. whirh
vas taketn by ctmnmiss-ioners appointed for
The iolt we have to featr is for the per
onal safety of McLeod after he is actinit
ed, as I have no dothl he will be. If he
vishes to return to Canada, I iave reason
o believe Governor Seward will adopt
hose measures of precaution which will
misure hin a sar convoy to the frontier.
I perceive by your paper of Tuesday
ivening. thant a lad spLirit is again maniles
ing itseifmaitta the hrders. It cannot now
pe instigated by Lett, for he is where he
mstht to have been long ago. Gen. Scott,
fI aia correctly iifoariaed, learned sulli
ient whil.' n hlis recent %%estern tour to
:11ify him ahat mishief was a::nin brew
lit. but the step4 which lie took, I hope,
vill put a stoop to any fuirther outrage.
It is certiatly to le deplorei that we have
imong ras juerna:lise s whor at t his moarment
ire cndeavtori:i too create a eympathy for
hat nitorious scoandrel Leet. No) one
lenie-s that hel fired the Great Britain, no
ioard which was a large uumber of pas.
engers -that Ite blew ilsp tlc monument
rected tei the memory of a brave oicer,
who fell tot le sure. while leadinig (an a.n
rmy ntain,t us during a stnte tof war; but
ill ho kntew General Brapk will say slat
e was not only a 1onsi4j arable imin,
lt onte who dil every i~nfin his power
assng.- the hiorrmass of war.
Avniin. thei attempt to destroy'the Wel
mdtel Caiai, by hln itig up its lrilges and
ni ilvert.. a c a nt Which deser ed the
xecrasion of every goid mans. And with
iknoiwled::e of these f.sci -here are papcrs
Aicli say -'he never comimaittedl hut tisne
risate, ptunishable by 'ihe l. wt of our cocn
ry, and that nit accidental uoe."
U-rica. Sept. 27.
Our city is failinig sil with reporters for
ilt pubillic joa unalis. antida lotes coin::a teo
trendi the tri,el eaof .Leil. I am is 'eill tef
p1 itionIht th enl- w~ill'v not 1lhe broiught
n santil the cloese of this week ear thec curm
ltancement eif thit iiex t. Indeedt's I wats
mid this moernsis:: thti .ilr. 11*ll will noat be
endly with his witesesat for sosme days.
I wvili keepe you tasdvised oif pa sing eovensts,
tad farnsish youi wvitha letterj n hiena I findc
nay theins worth co-aat icatic:il.
l'Tte pick peokerts are in ratztndanace alsgo
1 r. Einser, a mserchantt a of t lia. hail his
oack,-t cut tant ear cut eaff, Iast night, while
anding ina ithe creawd nenar the caer<.
P. S,-J O'tLOcK-1 h aave just heard
tat .\ r. lall's wvitnse.se- have erhi all
rrive, andclt that the expectedl furihier coat
lis~imnsonat ihn pear oaf then aceused lave
ten receivedl, therefore the triail mav tone
n seooner iltan expectd. .3lackens:ie ise
erc. I satw hims a few minutes :;gi, with
ir. Attorney Generasl Hasll-.
Fromc the N Y. tLommercial Ardvertir.
Kidapping,--Acounats haeve reachted
it'ew York, tharough vasrious chanech, iat
ameis Grenna, tone tof the Canndian rt'fn
ees, n~ he has been living fear the lst tale)
r three yeatrs at Albutrgh, iin Vemor,
ear the Cnanda linie, hais bieen sei:el lay
piarty oif dlragooene fromn Criasnad, aid cean.
eyed irn aantrenil. wvhere he hr. baeena
edged in prisona. Hie is lby bairth neirizen
Sthe United States, 'aut was leang a resi
rot in Canada, toaok part in she rthellion,.
ai fled after its sulpresdiont. He is he
eyed ts have. been an active isnstgator ofd
|I the botrdier frays, bucrninigs, &e., thast
ave taken palace sinace the final oierthrow
Frhe rebels. The folloawiing ar-onn: of
is arrest is given by a correspendent ofn
a Express: n
FRASKLts COUy,~ Vt., Sqpt. 22. h
Ona Siatlay James Grogan retrined
om blichigan to Alburgh. Viten his b
turn wea kennon acros.. e Jt... ra-.. ti
taiin Jones, of her Majesty's service, order
ed the dragoons on Sunday to go to At
burgh and capture him. Urogan ibat night
slept at his bruher-in.law's. William
Brown's who is a farmer of most respec
table i tanding. About two o'clock on
Monday mornin: Brown's house was Sur
rounded by a detachment of British soldiers,
his house forced. and hirself and family
lorLid to make any alarm under penaltry
of den th. They proceeded to the bed- room
where Grogan slept, who, awakened by the
no1isr, defended himself till severely wout
ded in the legs and thighs by bayonets,
when he was overpowered. wrapped in a
buffalo robe, thrown into a wagon, and
carried across the line. some two and a
half or three miles distait, and from thence
to Claren-ville. On Monday he was car
ried ea-t to .%i,49istquoi bay, h'eavily ironed,
1ad senat to Mnttreal.
Lnst evening the news arrived at St.
Albans. A public meeting was held. ar
ganized, and at comnittee appointed io ex
nmine into the tratsacion, and report this
evening, to which time the meeting is ad
I have not time to write more. In mny
n104M I will give yo.a the circumstaners. as
supported by Iegal proof. Your, X. Y.
The other accumnts are substantiatly the
same. Brown's house, where the arrest
was mide, is said to be fotur mile< within
the baoundlary line-that i, ont the Vermont
side.1 The merits of the iransiction le
pend on ihis. If Brow's houise is in f.aca
on the Catnala side, our Government can
have nothing to say. in the matter; if not,
Grgan n ill of course be demanded. and no
doubt given up.
One of ile accounts anys that the captors
ere not soldiers but volunteers, and ac
d without authority.
Arrest-And Recovery of Stolen Moacy.
me lo weeks ago, information was re
ived in iiis place, that an embezzlement
$1390 inl taken place in Baltimore,
d thnat the parties concerned, a lad named
mes Dunn, about 18 years of age, and
oungman natied Charles Greenwood,
dl A ith iheir ill gotten gain. wended their
y South. Otr indefatigpble police lada
on the qui vice ever since, aandv on
turdamy abrough the instrumentality of
rshall Pen dergasitnd State Constable
, ucceedediin cnapturin; the above
ed individuaNl. and recovered from
nwood's trunk the siam of 8744.
were ommitted by B. C. Presley,
,a Magstra etosLiaLi*E
rom n timrpre.
ae particulars of the forrgoing are as
fi llos:-Dunmn was in the employ of a
Mr. Burns, .lerchant' in Baimiaamore, and
had been sent to the Bank to draw the
aniount of a rherk for 81390. Afier re
ceiving uhe money, ie fell in with Green
wood, who propmed to him to abscond,
and both proceeded to Philadtelphia. 11er.
they diseorerei that a reward had been
offered for their apprehension, and Dunn,
it is said, showefi signms of repeniaie anti
a wish to rcturt. but Greenwood persuaded
hii to the ciontrary, and mo eitr'tst him
with the money. They tihen %vent on to
New York, where. ns we are informed,
iltey had to pay S150 to gtl the Baltimore
hills cunvericl ino Charleston funds.Fron
thence they arrived here, on the 21st inSt..
in the line ship Lafayette, as brothers amid
unoder the as4uncd unncaafGreet. A fe
tmle had arrived here aboas five lays pre
vious, in the ihri: General Sumter. frian
Bathimore. to whom it was Losawn Green
Souid was attached,[and this g-ave the first
clue to his dicovery. ie actually mar
ried this girl a few evenings ago, and on
her removal to a different hmanliog house,
ie and Dunn were suoti found out ond
'Te bettter on his examinamion, seemied
imapressed witht his guila, and madae a fuli
atal apaparenaly fair statemenat. The iuth
er mit the ctntrury.nacted itt a defying moan
aer, and -'howed the greatest indifference
atti annchalance ahout the tfmte thtat mtight
We learni in addiiton to mhe above, that
tapaio n ohu of the Gene-ral Stamier, on
seit::itnformtediof Greenwoodl's acqutaina
mn ce wi th time irl Jottnmaon, immataediately
vin lta work to liml tant tier place oif resi
lette. m ha' h le taceeed, atnd by that
ineama', got the first clue wichi letd tn mhe
irrest of (~reelswood. -Charleston Mer.
Great Robbery at Chicago -T he C leve
unti Herald says:-'.By a hntihill signedi
B. S. P'rescottt, Ke'eeiver. dated Lanad Of
ice. Ciciago, Septmbmner 13. 1S-4l, we~
earn ihat te Ollice of the Receiver of
uhlic Moneys. itt Chticago, wras entered
a saturday or Sundasy aight last, the
nh-Treasury safe optenedl by (ale keys.
mat mime following amounts stolen, vriz:
l,833 in :aitd, s3300 in silver. $400 ini
rresieory Noaaes, 8100 Millitary Land
crita. andt one 850 niote, Batnk of Northa
kmlmntt. Mass. Then Receiver taffers ta re
-:atd f $t1000 for mhe recovery of mhe' ome
ey, audl $500 (tor mhe arrest of the robber.
Towon, the Bank Robber, escaped from
~rison. accom pained by Gardner, the Mur
erer.-We receivetd last nighm the follow
gletter from Jaeksonville, commuanica
tag ime itntelligonce of the escape of a tm
JAcKso~vIL.E, ills., Sept. 14.
Mr. Cairdy-Jacksonville is again itn n
proar-Town 'he hank robber,unasd Gard
er, thme murdterer,who was seniteniced to hie
umug, and whose time expaires the first
[dtday of October. brtake jail last night
y tring off the timbers in the floor of
ae debtor's room (they being confined be
low) and came up into the room, add out
of the window. No one baa gone after
them.-St. Louis Bulen.
Health of the City.-It iA not with exal
tation, but with gratitude, that we repeat
edly refer to nor weekly bills of mortality,
as evidence or the continued health of the
city. The last week there were only eight
deaths; which is almost unparalelled in
any part of the country. at any seasou of
the year, with the same population. For
this distiocuished favor we cannot he suf
ficiently thankful; and if the goodness of
God torards us. in this respect. is proper
ly appreciated. it will lead to repentance
and humility, as well asgratitude. For it
is not on account of any righteousness of
our own that we have been thus highly
The Bible Cause in the State.-The pro
gresa tof the work of supplying the Stat- is
grtifyiog. By the Societies and Associa
tiones which have been formed, much has
already been efected. From Darlington.
Chester, York. Spartanhurgh. Greenville.
Anderson, Pickens, Laurens, Fairfield,
Chester. Newberry. Richlnil. Claremont.
Marion and several other Districts. the
Reports are as favorable as could he ex
pected. Aud, no doubt, in Districts from
which tie have as yet received uo particu
lar ir:formation, the same zeal in the gool
cause is manifested bsy its numerotis friends.
Some of the Districts are already supplied
and they are lending their aid to others in
order to complete the work. We are.
therefore confirmed in the opinion, not
long since expressed. that the Reports from
diferent parts of the State will give great
interest to the Bible Convention at its ap
proaching meeting. by showing that more
has actually been efected than they had
grounds to anticipate. at the commence
ment of the enterprize.-Ibid.
From the NeO Orleans Bee.
Texas and Mexico.-It seems highly
pr:>bable front the tone of the journals of
Vera Cruz, that an expedition against
Texas will shortly be undertaken by the
Mexicans. Arrogant and abusive as i., gen
erally the Mexican press, there appears a:
present to exist an intensity of hatred
against Texas that may not evaporate as
heretofore.in emptyfmafuronade and harm.
less menace. In the Censor of the 2,$J
August. appears at inflammatory appeal
form the Governor of the Department of
C ibak*h 5blht%'to
iN equip fur an expedition ag;inst
Texas. amd stigtmaiizing the Texians as
roboers, and murderers, &c. Oiher num
bers of the same paper contain aticles of
the most decided character, callinz for %nar
upon Texas, demtandping the re-conquest of
the severed portion of the Mexicun tetri.
tory, and exiltingly mentioniug that the
government is taking active neiasures to
prosecte hostilities. This may or may
not be the case. but our friends across the
Sabine shiuld kn w htow much of it is rc
ality and how much the were ebullition of
Fronm die St. Louis Republieaa.
.team boat Platte lost.-The Bros its.
ville yestei day mnorning reported the Platte
as lost at Sliding ilnrd. 18 miles aho'.c
the Ohio. It wag sated that she struck a
snac On Tuesday morning. about 7 o'clock,
and broke in the middle. Her bow sunk
up to her hurricane deck. her stern in shal
low water, She was freighted witl a full
cargo from New-Orleants fomr this port, con
sisitig nf roceries and dry groods. The
steain boat President was along si-le oflter
taking out her furnitiro and saving What
could be aot out. The hull would te a
total loss ani it was thought thait tib ut le
of the catrgo would he savedl, and what was
saved would be in a damuaged sswe. N
lives host,. N.
Thte Platte was owned itt this city, by~
Wmn. Morrisoans.Casps. Hlughes, of the boat.
Capt. J. P. Moot~re, and the estate of Mr.
Junes. Mr. Morrison's interest-one half
-was intsused at the IJntion and Perpestnah
offices. The losses to the inisurance cott
ranies upon the cargo it is expected, will
be very hseavy, as many of our merchants
ate now receiving their fall supplies.
F'our Persona Burnt.-We have beent
furnished with the follonting details ofa
late hiorribile catastrophe. The house of
Sylvester S. II. Brown, on South Creek.
abotut 8 miles frotm the place, was consum
ed by tire ott the 11th inst. at aboumt 11
o'clock at night, and four persons, viz: two
sons onf Mr. Brownta one aged 7 andt the
other 5 years-Thomas Smith, aged 0
years, andi a (laughter of Ezekiel Camp.
bell, aged 11 years.
The personas burns, iwe are informed,
slept tip stairs, while Mr. Birown and his
wife antd a babe, who slept below, barely
escaped, without saving any thing but their
night clothes. Mir. Smith was aitnne ma
son, formerly from Smtishville. Chenanmgo
co. The fire caugh t from a stove shatsy,
jointing te hottse, very probably near she
stair case, which prevented a descent of
the persons up stairs-we must suppose
there wias no ttppcr wind->w large enough to
admit ofjumsping through.-E'lmira Re
The Glorious 7th of Amugut.-A n old
friend has reminded uis that the 7th of Au
gust, the tiny on which Tyler vetoed the
Rank, is the anniverasary of the Battle of
Bennington, when Jahrp Stark whipped to
death the British anti Hessians and their
allies the Tories, and gave the colonies the
glorious presage of the utter defeat and cap
ture of the whole northern British army
ina the eneuing mnth of October.-Hill's
Died, at this place on the 24th uIt., Martha
Caroline, Daughter of John J. and S. R. Mc
Cullough, in tho 7th year of her age.
"Suffer little Chilren to cow unto ame and
forbid them not, for of such is the kingdomj.of
Died, at the residence of his father in this
District, on tie 16th ult. Osorgo McDqap, sea
of Isaac T. and A. M. Heard. aged 3 Yesa
and 18 days. He lived only togive rime lthe
breasts o' his parents and friends feelinga of
great interest, in consequence ofis prespeetive
usefulness, having exhibited the possesion of
talents rarely possessed by a boy of his a; be
was suddeitly and prenaturely [snaeed fros
the enbrace osf those that love him dearly,
But "the Lord gave and the lArd hat taken
away, blessed be the name af the lard."
(7i The Ministerial Conference of the
Edgrfield Baptist Association, will meet
at the Meeting House of the Rocky Creek
Baptist Church. at 10 o'clock on Friday
29th instant, befoere the 5th Lord's Day of
the present mouth.
W. B. JOHNSON, Chuir'm.
Oct. 4, 184L d 36
(G7The friends of Wmn. J.
SIMKINS. Eq anusonnecn him as a candidate
fur the otfice of Os dinary, of Edgeield DistricL
September 2. tf 31
The friends of Colonel J.
HILL.. announce him usa candidate for theof
fice of Ordinary, of EJgeield District.
Anagus-t 20 if 30
(G7 The frieads of WV
CU.BREA TH. announce him as a cendidi
for the otfice of Ordinary. of Edgefeld District.
September 30 tf X
(!7-The friends of AqulUl
MILES. announce him as a candidae for the
office of Tax Collector, of Edgeleld District.
September 16 if 33
A LL Persons arc hereby cautioned!
against tradiug for three small notes
oft' hand given to Abraham Mitchell. Two'
of lhe Notes are for 89 ench, and the other
fhr 812. The notes were given sometime
it the month of March last. I am deter:
mined not its pay any of them unless com
pelled by lw. as the considerations for
wh;ic4 the Notes were given has failed.
J A.1 EJ. S. DAVIS.
Oct. 4. 1841 36
T REE Notes of hnnd this 4th day of
EOctober. in the Village of.Edgefeld.
one note on James Reynmold, for sixty dol
lars, payable to the Sulacriber, dated some
tine the past sunner, and payable Janu
ary next. One other note on Elbert Doby.
hUr :,evcnly five dollars, dated in March
last. and paylable in Oct. instant ; credited
it 3arch last with $13. and tbis day with
810. Alko one other note on John Wit
lock, for forty dullars, dated in July last.
payableonae or three lays after date, all
payable to the subscriher.
JOHN A. MACKER.
Edgcfiel1 C. li. Oct. 4. 1841 aif 36
T HlE Subscriber takes this method of
Linforminig his l'riends and the public
generally, that he will be prepared to fur
ni-,h Lumber to customers at the Mill,,.
(formerly owned hy M1aj Sami. Posey andf
Mr. Cloy.) eight miles from Edgefielt
Court louse, and three miles frum the
Pine House: all orders promptly attended
to at the %lill, by Nathaniel Ramey, orde.
livered at the Villaze i' required, at low
prices. I reel thankful for past Patronage
aned solicit a continuance of the same by
strict attention to business.
C. W. PRESLEY.
Edgefield C. 11. Oct. 4, 1841 d 3t
T11 E subseriber, since the lateffre in lHarn
.burg, haus taken storage rooms, including'
the brick house. ont Market str,-et, in frost of
th-- old \\'arehonseu, fatrmerly belongig to Mr
Shultz: and is kIs exposed to risk of Fire and
i. btusiness wili go on as heretofore. No
niT'erc for sale a good supply of leading artielots
of Mferchandise, Sutgar, dagging, 5el, Iron,
ioiases. &c. &c.
Liberal eah advances on Cotton consigned
to himt fhr sale, or tohbe shippelh abroad.
Hlanmbutrg, S C. Oct '2nd 1841. d as
Hardware and Cutlery.
TlIE Sn bscribers have just receive dl
Lrect'romn the Manufactures in ' -
land atid the Northern States, a hand4foe
and well assorned stock of Hardware and
Cutlery; which they oiler for sale on vey
reasonable terms, WVholesale and R~e ~i',
at the corner (brick buildtng) of Ceetre
and Mlercer Streets, among which are:
English, Swedes and American frers
Sandersons Cast Steel
Germnan, English and American Steel
Band and Hoop [run, asstlrted sses
Lead, Cut and wrought nails, alt sigies
Collins A xes, A dzes, Chizels & Gouges
Mill I rons, full assortment
Anvels, Vice.. Smith Bellows, Hors.
Shoes and H orse Shoe nails.
WVagon Boxes. Chains Wood Screws.
Pots, Bake pans and Frying parts.
Table Knives & Forks, Pea and Pocket
M ill. Crosscut, H and and Tenant Saw.
L ocks & Hinges, Carpenters Plane sand
Coffee Mills, Gridirona and Anger.
Grinstones. Macilla, and Cotton 3a
to 2 inches
And other articles, sneh. as r ae~
kept in Hardware Smes.
H ENKELL & RO~)*NSON.
Hamburg, Sej't. 3tj 141 .d 36