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7.Tliifllowinggentleen tare announcei
a' , their'fritnds.as candidates for the Office a
I '" r at the ensuing election:
N4' J m'.QUATTLEBUM,
- DMUND MORRIS.
PSON B, MAYS,
LJAMES B. HARRIS,
. '41 aj. S. C. SCOTT, -
The following gentlemen are announce<
eir.fiinds as candidates for the office o
at the ensuing election.
W. L. COLEMAN.
he friends cf Major AllRAH AN
ES.annouuce him as a candidate fo
W h'. gislature, to fill the vacancy occa
Sosie by the death of James S. Pope
lE;The friends ofJAMES SPANN. Esqr
r eetfully announce' him as a candidate ho
.he-ffie o Ta Colecorat the ensuing eec
an prill4 . (f 12
STThefrieods of WESLEY BODIE, an
ounce him.as acandidate for the office o
i-SIheiiff, at the ensuing election.
S 2,bruary2A. t 5
From pe Bamburg.Republican.
HAMBURG AND. ITS FOUNDER.
We have for so me ime past had it ii
contemplation to Write a short bioraphia
sketch of the life o Henry-Shuliz, Esq.
-Ahe founder'of Hahiurg,,andat the saii
ie ' condessed.hi f
h ieaec'ddrag iwodesin
o 1e a a
Ic ieh o rebel IsmtereSte(
stranger;> we noti r da
of the 19th it., wo se to ea travel
ler, makes an interesting comnunicatiot
tb the -Monigoinery,(Aln.)Metropolita.,
in which the following flattering not'
taken of Hamburg:o
.&Hambur - the rival of Augusta,. wa
founded by Henry Shultz,. whose name
familiar to all, as being- connected witI
nullifying movements. and .with the grea
]ridge case. I had the pleasure of an in
-trodiction to him. He is a' remarkabl
an. about seventyyears of age, straigh
as avouih, with tread and carriage of
1niitaiy man. I visited the hill where
Sduri-g the South Carolina excitement, h
planted his dannon;it is quite a little 'Cer
SoGoido" Mr. S.-as the projector an
oinderf Hamburg,a:inl he is quit e prou
Whi t~ The plaecontains about tw
otlifiand inhabitani. The streets ar
b d an the houses and stores are we
<.% built i-.thb i'ade her is'large-as many a
00 bales of cotton have been receive
"We have contiinual rains. The cor
cr.'~ ops'are the finest [.ever saw, and unlet
S'i ere is a demand for exp'rt ation, will bi
-i.vey'low. The cotton looks bad, arid ilh
a~ropct now is "a abort crop and high pr
It i obw rath'er more than a quiarter<
a eturiy since the foundatio of our tow
was leid,.by that euie'rprising and remeria
able jlan, Henry Shubzr, Esq. We thinli
11therefore, tnat the time has arrived thi
somnething should be. written, by wvhic
'those who come after us may learn to w boi
~our State is indebted for the trade and cour
merce of Hamburg. For some time a
-v ere at a loss how tofobilure the materia
to t is undertaking, fearing that the pul
-f-lc mnd was so much. taken up. by t
prd and pomp of gltorious wvar, that ot
h'~umble. eff'orts would find but few reader
Butiion~ calling on lr. Shahiz, and mal
tibYg kiwn ouir desieu at odeea dispelled or
Tears. 'Ae find in this, as in every thin
'~- Welse that he hits undertaken, a display
1 >that remarkable forethought, which .ht
ly~:ong distinguished himi He has preserve
'' all the fncts and memorials necessary to
584'&rrofthistory oft he- oiigin and progre
iftitown. A short examination of hi
4i'ecords and collections of statistica[ fact
convinced us it would 'be but little labc
arrange and condeuselbhe matter he hi
-llebted, so as zomake an interesting n
~1ative for our readers: We propiose, thieri
6take up thd stibj't in a regult
seWre farils coinarrcoceing firs: wit h
hasketch of thd lifelf Henry Shult:
from thetime .o'bis landidg in th:
ated States ini1806, when he enmere
.ojole boat, on~hatSadvonah River,
trion band',bt ten'dollars yeranmntl
"n* throuith' lJe vaiions 'cise
*oiortiu uil we arrive at the tint
sig'anticgrmnodjounceived the plc
mldi Khe townjpf Hamburg.~ Fro
- &tibe. istory of thd ibwoh'becorna
th ordjofathe man--so that we wi
have to draw no fancy sketch, but simpl
to record the unexampled energy of th
one, and the unparallelled growth an
prosperity of the other. Such of otrr read
ers as feel an interest in 'his matter, ca
by keeping a file of our paper. preserv
d for future reference, a history that cannc
a fail of benefitting the youth of our country
There is perhaps no case in modern times
and we are sure no character in our coun
- try, whose personal eflbrts have achieve<
n so much under such discouraging circum
stances and such limited means. A foreign
er in our land, unable to speak our Ian
e gunge without money and unaided b;
friends, he had nothing to urge him on bu
8 the native energy of his mind. Yet, amids
all 'these difliculties, we behold around u
i the tnonuments of his superior genius. A
s genius and monument that have not failed
J to a'ttract the notice of many of the distin.
t guished men of our country, from New
York to Louisiana. This we intend ti
show in the course of our sketch. hy ex
tracts from various journals. published it
different parts of the country, within the
last few years.
Henry C1Iy.-This distingnished man .ho
has recently sustained such a heavy affliction
in the loss of his Son, the gallant Col. Clay wh
was killed in Nlexieo; has been travelling North
ward, to find some solace for his sarrows. He
has been receiyed in numerous places which he
has visited. the most touching testinonials of
sorrow fur L:is great affliction and of respect or
the part of his friends, towards himself as a
nan. He vas recently on a visit to Cape May
The con-espondent of the Philadelphia
North American writes (Aug. 20) as fol.
-Mr. Clay, who had listened with much
emotion to the glowing language and im.
passioned tone of Mr. Dean, after a silence
of a few moments, arose to reply, Hushed
r then was everv sound, least one word thai
was to fall from those eloquent lips should
be lost. fie comnme-iced by alluding to
the presence ofother committees, on simi
r lar errands to the one from New York
especially from Philadelphia. Trenton and
New Haven-and then continued:
"Fellow Citizens,-The eloquent ad
dress which has just been deiivered has
had the effect almost to induce me to adopt
the language which was used on a more
I more solemn occasion. "Thou almost
peis idest me" to 'go to New York. But
in all that uprightness.of my nature which
I h liave evereudeavored-torpractice, I must
ellyou . he object and motives, which
hai~tirougihi-tk 0oshores of sieAtlautic
S4foMarch lastand ayor twoalter
ward melancholly intelligence came to me.
I have been. nervous ever since,a and was
induced to take this journey. for I could
not look upoti the partner of my sorrowa
without experiencing deeper anguish."
[Mr. Clay was here completely over
come by his feelings covered his face with
his hands and was silent several minutes
At length with an effort he recovered him
seld and resumed.]
"Every thing about A shland was asso
ciated with the memory of the lost one
the very trees which his hands assisted me
t to plant, served to remind me of his loss
I HItd the stroke come alone, I could have
borne it, with H is assistance, and sustained
s by the kindness of my friends and fellov
citizens with meakness and resignation
But of eleven children four only remain
Of six lovely and affectionate daughter
not one is left. Finding myself in a tle
-tre ofrsadness, I thnught I would fly t
t.- mountain top, and descend to Ih
s ocean wave, and by meeting with Ih
j sympathy of friends, obtain some relief t
thme sadness which encompassed me.
mcame for private purposes, and from pri
s vate motives alone. I have not desire'
e those public manifestations, but have rath
e er desired to escape from them. My frient
.and tra'.elling companion, Dr. Mercem
will tell you, that in Virginia, in ever;
f seCtion of it. The State of my birth, I hay
a been implored tn remain, if only for a fei
hours to exchange congratulations with in
, friends, buit I invariably refus-d and oul:
t remained in each place sufficiently long
h exchange one vehicle for another. Yo
n~ may imagine that I made a visit to Phila
.delphtia, but I was accidently thrown int
e' Philadelphia. When I arrived itn Balti
ts more. I learnt that the most direct rout
-to this place was by the Delaware. I ha
e no public objection in view in taking. the
r route, and yet india'erent I am not no
. cannot be to anything which connects mi
Swith the honor, wvelfare -and glory of m
e. Gentlemen of the Comnmittee of .Net
E York : I have truly and sincerely disclose
s the purpose of thme journey, hut I cannt
d but deeply feel this manifestation of yani
a respect and regard. It is received wvit
s thankfulness, and excites .the warmes
s feelings'ofiny heart, that I, a private an
i humble citizen, without an army, wvithoti
r a navy, without even, a law constable'
is saff,~ should have heen met at every site
of omy progress wvith the kindest manifesta
.tiotns of feelings-feelings of wvhich a Pres
r ident, a Mo'itareji or anm Emperor moigh
a wvetl bo tproud.".
IThe truth seems, in part at last, say
s the'Washmingtonm Uniion of Saturday nigh
C. to be forth-coming from some of the wvhm
ijournals. Wee commnd to the curiousi
e such matters the llavwinmg naive ciofessiotm
of'he Newv York Courier and Enquire
n in respect to the justice of the wvar, and th
sIcauses out of which arose.' The Couric
Ijand the Tribune are amusing themelve
v and their renders by a discussion of the
3 question whether the war with Mexico is,
I on our part, an ofensive or defensive war.
- To prove -our war a defensive war, the
i Courier argues and avers as follows.
Our answer to these questions differs
t essentially from thai given hy the Tribune.
The annexation of Texas was, beyond all
controversy, the causa causans, or the ex
isting war. Mexico had determined in the
I 'most soleme and explicit language which
one nation can use towards another, that
annexation would beconsidered equivalent
to a declaration of war. We had ~then,
r and we have now, no right to suppose
L that in that assertion Mexico meant tiny
i thing mure or less than she said. The
i Tribune at that time, like all the wig
and many of the locofoco papers believed
I her declaration, and opposed annexatioc as
certain to involve us in war. Annexation,
nevertheless, was affected ; and the most
eminent statesmen of this country have de
monstratcd the right fullness of this act, so
i far as the countervailing claim of Mexico is
concerned. The argument of Mr. Webster
Jpon that point, in reply to the Mexican.
Secretary, IM1. de Becunegra, seems to us
perfectly unanswerable ; certainly, tbus far
it stands unanswered. Alexien, therefore
chose to consiiler an act of the United
States, which they had a perfect right to
perform, equivalent to a de.laration of war;
and upoa the performance of that act, the
Mexican generals were instructed by their
government, as is now known, to prosecute
the war which they assutned the United
States, by the act of annexation, had de
clared. They accordingly crossed the
Rio Grande, tol (as the Tribune intimates)
in the simpln exercise of their ordinary
service, but fr the special duty of atlack
ingard destr'ytag the American army.
They were then met and repulsed by our
troops; and the war, thus commenced, was
prosecuted by either party, to the utmost
of its ability, in spite, moreover, of ro
newed and earnest proffors of peace upon
W-Iithin these limits in our jtdgment,
lies the tohole case. *The march to the
Rio Graude-the occupation of the dispu
ted territory-these and many similar J
quebtions usually discussed in this connext
ion, do not touch, in our view, the actual.
cause and essential character or the war,.
but only the wisdom and prudence of Mr.
Polk and his advisers."
We subjaio, also, from the same articlis.
the followiug pungent and stinging saicasm
upon the . flagrant self.contradi'ction 'f
those.leaders ofthe whig partywhctook 1
;good~careito~ etfaceo-heir. wholesaled.
be glad .to see: some o e w ig Journals
volunteer an answer to this part of the.
case as put by the Courier :
.-We have set forth' these opinions to
show that we do not urge or desire the
whigs to vote sipplies to prosecute an un
just and a wicked war. If the great body
of the whigs in Congress believe the war to
be unjust and wantonly wicked, they should
have acted in accordance with this belief at
the outset. They should never have given
the Piesident the means of prosecuting it.
Our troops should at once have been re
called, and not allowed first to penetrate to
the heart of Mexico. The fact thaI they
did not act thus, proves that -they did not
think thus : and if they did not think thus
then, why should they either think or act so
now ? Congress certainly has the power,
as the Tribune contends. to refuse supplies
and thus compel our armie4 it) do, what all
the power of Mexico cannot force them to
do--tamely to evacuate the Mexican ter
ritory. But such action as this would
disgrace us in the eyes of the world,which
is a mifch more serious mater than the
I Tribune deems it, while it is not demanded
-either by justice, by right, otr by the Divine
I comtmand. It is very likely that the war
-may involve additional expense ; but we
I tmistake greatly thme cha~racter of the whigs
,if they seek economy, at the cost reptuta
1 tion and honor. Mexico can restore peace
:at any mnoment she pLeases. From thme fall
Sof Monterey to the present time, she) has
Shad the election betweenpeace or continued
Swar. She has chosen wvar; and as lorng as
>tihis remains her choice, she must expect to
1 indemni.fy us for thme expense to which she
- subjects us, The watr will undoubtedly
> result in the acquisition of additional ter
- ritory, which will remaina the property of
s the ** American people of 1860 or 1880" as
I of the present day. Why, then, should
t the latter refuse to bear their proportion of
r whatever may have been its cost 2"'
V Trade of the Tennessce River.-A cor
respondent of the Macon Messenger, wri
rting Irom Dalton, urges warmly the prompt
Icompletion of the Road to the Tenn~esgee
SRiver. Het gives a numbjer of facts as to
the trade of that region, which there is no
1 doubt wvould he largely increased so soon
ias an outlet to the. Atlantic is afforiied to
Sit. Respecting its inaiuence upon the
Srevenue of the road, ho says:
5 '-It is estimated that the. income of the
> Road the present year will be something
- like $75,000, and a gentlemnan who is fa
- miliatr wit h the tr ade of . the Tenmessee.
triver, itnforms me that he can jarove.thmat.
tbis income wvill reacth $250,000 the first
year after thme Road is coinpleted to the
. River, whether at Chattanooga or aniy
s other point. He has recently been on a
, toutr through Middle Tentnessee, and-has
; conversed extensively with the capitalists
, there. and . assures tme t hele will 'oe no
s diificulty in raisingaihe,$3,000,000 neep
-. sary .for the compiletion df the Road to
e Nashville. Roads are'also iti contempia
r tion from Nashville to' Lbruisville,. Ky..
s from Nashville to tie miouih if -the Ohio,
and fr" vill, north to..a point at or
nearth ofth Wabash river, thus
conneniu great w.ork with the princi
pal iuiji-i tsin the Stttes of Tennes
see, K tdiana, Ijjinois and Mis
so.tiri,-a n g the entire valley or the
Missisp the Southern Atlantic sea
'But e admitting that the Road
shoud tend. .a foot beyond the
Teanese at may we not expect from
the olitia ew thousand dollars for
its coisidr tothat point ?
' il lace, the Tennessee below
Chatid distance of 175 miles, is
navigabf'I mouth of the Elk. From
this poi boats can ascend the Elk
river six in the direction of Nash
ville. *T ntry bordering.these rivers
produce1. 0.000 to 75,60Q bales of
cotton,.tw r sof which wduld pass to
Atlaniin .the Holston, the Clinch,
the Fraiif oad, the Hiwaspee, the Nol
eLchuck'y 'g'Pigeon, and the Emory
rivers s ombined, have a naviga
tiod 617 000 miles. The country
orderii. rivers is rich in agricultural
and nijir ducts. On the borders of
sitreats :nmtwenty.seven Furnaces
the irot ..which has hitherto been
transpo te r he way to Pi:tsburg at an
immeneW -The trade from all this
region, fi" he road were completed,
wouldl.t orce its way to the Atlantic
por~ts., uch circumstances, who
can doubt orrectness of the estimate
in reigir ie piobable incomo of the
wotkio uld hesitate to urge for
ard its mpletion ?"
Boas id.-We have heretofore
dduced. 6.show the very gieat en
anceine evalue of real estate in
Bontod, on upon the establishment
fir nslines of Railroads. The
rollowiI0 aph, from a recent Boston
paper, a r striking evidence of this
"Ab ar -ago the market rate ol
he a 'Land Company Shares
wai en dollars, the. opinion
gjoaif 'trnie-that the corporation
ad.4 rsoldine'arly' all of their
alitg , pieil.Since then the
:oMIpa bre hindred dol
aig ighteen. hundrq,4 per
ent. a Ik. va's'old at'Mes1rs.
asa and-ninety-five dollars'
erh ;ashowing a total rise
pp ,withi six. year,
hy r dpercenti!"
eid and r'i ceed tAie
esideitGilmore. at the
in ofthe stockholders. A
ivi e per cent.-in January next
sn.. Dntly predicted, by experi
ineed ho have the ioformation ne
lessor 1 Nibe opinion. Ten per cent.
jmite 1' ( offered -last week, by a
:apiaP r twivo hundred and fifty shaes
No o-N t a very long time ago.
ne of the.'inost eloquent divines of Great
Britain, occupying one of the most impor
ant pulpif' of the kingdom, became so
uch affected by the use of wine repeat
-dly, that ,he was *summoned to give an
ccountof himself'. He could not bear,
ie saidtao siand for trial on such a charge,
beforeuien whose only superiority over
Aim consisted in the possession of harder
heads, which could endure portions that
verthrew him. H e accordingly left his
high posiion, -and, under an assumed
name, took passage in the steerage of a
hip hound to America. At one of our
principal interior. townis lie took lodgings
it atn obscsr'e hotel, where for a whiile lie
bore up under all the pressure upon him,
and lived without excessive itmiulgence.
But at~leiogth hoe returned t'o his glass mors
ecklassly than over, got into a broil with
low lollows fur which tie was arrested and
with otherscompelled to labor in prison.
There of course he was temperate, but the
deep degadation of his condition prevenited
him from disclosing his real name. At
lenth a visitor looking ut him thought lie
discovered tra'its not common in the prison
anid, havingr;~ocured liberty fromn the
keeper, addressed 'the prisoner, saying
'bir, I jndge frotm your bearing that you
have seen better circumstances thant these
which you are in at present." "Yes, I
have" replied the prisoner, shedding tears.
By persiveriog kindness the visiter was
abltat lendgth,.t' obtain the real name of
the l'allen.i'ang and the story of his degre
dation. Herepaired to a clergyman of the
plae with..the see't:. The -clergymatn
had'-a pa'ishioner from. the church of
which the pison'er said he was a minister.
lie -was inviteit to the-prison. It wvas so;
thoua wiiieloquent pastor, working
amon i ns! N:y. applicattion to the
proper asthorities the prisoner was-released
from confinement, and under the care of
kind 'frienasit is hoped that his great
talents nilijbe employed tn bigh useful
MadriedL ife.-A great proportion of
the vrekehednes,,which so .orien enbiacers.
ni'rioied e j.a sensible writer, has
origiiaehia the negligence of trifles.
Cunnntutfrppiness is a thing nsf too fine
a textiir to hernughly- handled--it is a
delicte fiotte hich imdlteretnce will
chill, soipuiso.bi'ast-it is a sensitive
lan+.hth ill tint oven- bear the touc.h
ftj ass; It imot be wvatered with
sh tAuderiiffection, expande. wiith
the ~ ofttention and guarded by the
Im le barridotshakoaconfidence
-thus matured, it .will bloom with fra
grance in every season of life, abd relieve
even the loneliness of declining years.
From the N. 0. Delta, 3d inst.
LATE AND IMPOLTANT FROM
By the fast steamer Fashion, which ar
rived last evening, we have the following
important intelligence, which comes di
rectly from anl officer in the service,whose
opportunitiCs for getting correct informa
tion are equal to those of any person in
The Fashion left Vera Cruz onl i lie 27th
August, and Tampico on the 29th. The
courier who brought the news of Gen.
Scott's arrival at the Capitol, arrived at
Vera Cruz on the 26th, and the battle
which he reports as having taken place
under the walls of the ctty, occurred on
the 20th of August.
The following extract from the letter of
the officer who communicates the informa.
tion of Gen. Scot o's operations, together
with the letter of our regular correspon
dent, is all that we have relating to this
Extract of a letter from an officer at
Vera Cruz under date of the 25th August,
"Your corresponlents have doubtless
informed you that Gen. Scott reached the
city ot.Mexico on the (I have not the date
at hand.) Worth wtent around behind the
city, and cut off the water. Valencia, with
a large force sallied out of the city, met
Gen. Scott, and fought a little while and
hen vamosed into the city. Santa Anna
then brought out a force and fought some
time, but retreated into the city in great
lisorder-convoked the Congress, and dent
nut for a cessation of hostilities, expressing
himself willing to treat with Mr. Trist.
Hostilities ceased-Scott surrounding the
city. There is no doubt of the c,>rrectness
)f this tnformation. Some think peace
will soon be established, but nobody thinks
to in Vera Cruz. Major Lally was heard
rrom beyond Perote, on his way to Puebla
The.following from our regular Vera
Cruz correspondent, was scribbled off very
hiastily, just as the Fashion was aboatcto
August 27th, 1847.
.Eds. Delta !-Every conceivable vari
.ty of rumor relative 'to tie movements of
he Great Geoiral and his generals, have
tee h afleat several days past, but none
laving. th color of authenticiy7 about
Iem, .Iomitiending them.to yon This
S g ilil p~neveg, arituorfound' its wiy.
battles9,in. both of which the American
arms were sucessful, The first of these
was with Valeacin, who had his share of
bhe amusement with the advance guard;
sld the other was between. the General
himself and Santa Anna. Thu best and
most authentic information I have received,
is that the armies of both Valencia and
Santa Anna have been dispersed; that the.
city is in a state of confusion and panic,
and Congress has been summoned together
Lo take into consideration the propositions
of our Government for negotiation-the
same propositions of Mr. Trist. That
these rumors are better founded than any
that have been received for some time, I
have no doubt, But in a day or two more
when the regular news comes here from
Mexico, we shall have either a confimation
of it, or otherwise.
P. S.-I have just time to inform you
that the prisoners taken from Well's train
(Lieut. Henderson and 13 men,) have
been, according to a Mexican who arrived
here this morning, so-r. He says he saw
Dr. H atrnden,of the Louisiana Battalion,
died thtis mtorning, after a protracted ill
ness.-Hie will he buried this afternoon.
Captaitn White's company is still at Tam
A gentlemrat who came bry theo Fashion
states that Valencia and Santa Anna had
been aketn prisoners. We give this report
for wham it is worth. It is not improbable,
thoughr scarcely credilyle.
Matters and things in Vera Crux-T'he
Guerrilas-bFathier Jarauta, o-c.
VEta CRtUx, Mexico, Aug. 22.
.Eds. Delta:-Since writing nry last, in.
formationi was received here from th'e Na
ti'anal Bridge, which states that the forti
fications there are quickly progressing unt
der, it is supposed, tIre superintence of tire
renowned Guerrilla Chief, Captaitn and
Padre, Jaraut-hetween whom andi his
first lieutenant, I before informed you,
there was a breach. This has been
all made up, however, and this fellowv
now has at various places-Orizaba, Qua
taipec and Tehnutepec-upwairds of 400
guerrillas-TIhe rumor further states that
the attacks on Lally's train, and the rein
frceements sent after hinm, headed by thi.
same JTarauta, who, 'if report does not
belie hinm, has been' heard- to say that, "he
would walk a thousand miles barefo)ot to
have the satis/frction orsaheathitng his knife
in an A merican's heart."
-A score of rumors in relation to Ge'n.
Scott's mnovementi-are in- circuslation, but
they can be traced to tno good source, and
are not reliable, You will see by El Sol,
of yesterday, that the editor heard a report
of the imprisonmetnt of Santa Anna anud
some of his generals, on account of their
counselling in favor of peace measures.
For the truth of these and all other -rumors
time alone will vo)uch.
Among other arrivals here lately, we
have h-id Col. Miles, who is sent hei-e as
Lieutenatnt Governor of Vera Cruz, who
has made himself quite a favorite sitte his r
arrival, by the politeness and perfect sua
vity shown by him towards all whenc he -
meets in the way of business or otherwise.*
Maj. Reynolds, the new Paymaster, who
came out lately, has been ill of fever on
board the sioreship North America, and
is under the care of Dr. Macfarlane. 1.
forgot to mention to you before,.that Capt.
Butler, formerly your H arbarmaster, has
command of the U. S. government pro.
peller Florida, which is retained hete for
the service oft he Quartermaster's depart
ment. Capt. B. will get into a passion'
occasionally, especially if any one "takes
the boat through mistake," but none more
willing to forget an injury or do a favor
than that'same old chap. Whilst on this -
st')jecr, I ought not to omit mention of r. -
Whitter, the captain of the -mole," frot
whom I have received many acts of kind
ness in forwarding my letters since my
arrival here. There is nothing new from
the interior to-day. Besancon hs not
been heard from, Fairchild is again en
cariped outside :he city-holding himself
in readiness to be called out at a moments
The Sun of Anahuac'of August 26th,
has the following in relation to the report
of the capture of the city:
Mexico Taken.-The prevailing rumors
of the day is, that a letter received from
Jalapa, by a person in this city, states that
a division of Gen. Scott's forces have
attacked El Pinon, to. which point the
Mexicans directed nearly their whole
force, thinking that it was a general attack
-that in the meantime Gen. Scott, with -
the remainder of his troops, made his ap
pem nce in the rear of the enemy, having -
marched thitherpassitg ibrogh Gaudalupe
and capturing the City of 'Mexico!-that
the Mexican troops, so surprised, had laid
down their arias, after a very short strug- -
We have not been able to find out who
had received the letter above.mentioned
nor how it came. We therefore give it
as a rumor. There is, however, no im
probability of it being true.
N. B. Since writing the above, we have
learned that a letter has been -reeied
from Jalapa, by a respectable person here, l
stating that the news ofthe capture of the
City of Mexico had- been eongirined,
From thie Sun of 25th. of Ag ust, we.
talie the.following account ..:*. -
From ike Interioi."We reited itirog
the politeness of a friied, thi Jalapa Bo
etim de las NoticasIof the 2Oi6ir 1 dito
rial column is, au l
-for instiae ti a 6%i g
siasm ireailedet ens, e
Saland 1mbardini W kre hila a
of the government, and hihtBitimids
was expected to succeed themihatAmei- -4'"
cn soldiers had gone over to the Mexieansii
that disunion existed in the ratiks of our -
Tie Boletin seys that Sr. Aburto, the
guerilla chief who coinmanded the guer
rillas that attacked the detachment which
returned here a few days ago, has report
ed his exploits to the Governor.
It further says. that the traiti, arter hav
ing been attacked at Cerro Gordo, retired
to the Plain at the same time the guerrillas
also retired. On the following day the
train commenced marctring to Jalapa, and
on the evening (Thursday) had not yet
entered that place. On the 19th, it was
'reported in Jalapa, that the guerrillae
would attack our troops near that placer
and all the evening the road, for near
a mile, was covered with men, womet
and children, vhorn curiosity had attracted. ;
there. This gave rise to firing of cannon -
and musketry from our troops, and the
citizens succeeded in reaching their houses
withoutt ree'etving any injury. .
The guerrillas are sai:l to have nm
bered 3.50. The fire commenced at half' -
past & i,'clock, and lasted a very sfhort -~
timne. At night tranquility prevailed. in i.
the city, and a party of montated men, '
from tho train entered the city and passed
through the principal street ;. at the same"
time guerrillas were seelt near'hby. -Thwe'
IBolctin says that the loss on the -side of thw'
guerrillas was small.
*A t 11 o'clock on the 19thr, Maj. .Lahy
inquired ofthe alcalde wvhether the citizens
of Jalapa would commit hiostilities against -
the Ameficants if they entered, orunut. Tlo'"
which the alcarde answered that the pop
ulation was unarmed ; but thirt a great
number of the guerrillas beirug in the '
neighborhood, he could not, take the res
p.mtsibility of Lheir actious-On the morn
ing ofulhe 20th, the train of'ivagons and the "
troops entered the city. The B~oletin says1
that the wagons are filled with sick and.
Yesterday it was rumored in Vera'
Cruz that' Fat her Jaratita had attacked;
the train a shori distance the othersidle-of~"
Jalapn; but ho" bad been driven back by
our troops, with loss on hothI sides.
In iadditiim to the foregoing we have-' -'
been favored with the ttvo notestfhloiving. -
the first of which is a translationifrom the
Spanish: :.. .
JAAP, Aug. 20g 1847.
The American army, after much suffer
ing on the road, has beerr atracked at Dos~
Rios by 700 guerrillas, and baldly enough -
treated, Even biefore their eat ratnce'into. \
Jalapma their werd so'me firing,' Last nigha,.
at 9 o'clock, the A mericans entered 'the' -
citv~firing, and retreated qne mrinws.. -He'i
was lassoed by one of the guerrillas. This -
morning they sent a flag of t-ruce to thie -
Ayjunta Mienta, (City Council) to ascer.'
tain whether they shoold enter as. friend'
or fues, but withoutaowainiu