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- ln a1. t hfailing,gpQwqrs. ThIs is .
-* T JoR aNo ER.
- THE 1O'ANDHE GRAYVi.
-The Rose said toithe Grave,
o duen tomb I
S Whore 'o, sous'. that day by day,
PaAs-to thy. gloom
in raesaid'. the !tose,
te Gi4ave tff~
t M ither-are'fedi
o flower of 0 qi-fiwdewv ibIch nght
On theeaath shetdi
'ho Rose said to the Grave,
--A perfume rare,
-M2y leav'es from ndqwe'- of night distil,
The Grave said to' the Rose,
Of the soulsagiven,
into my silent ward, I make.
Atigels in heaven.
- - E.F.E.
For the Suinter Banner.
MARGARET MILLER DAVIDSON.
The following exquisite lines were
composed by the youthful ptCtCs MARGA.
iut-rMt.LLER DAVIDsoN, when only in her
eighth year. She was born in Pltitsburg,
N. Y. and died at the same place, the 22,1
-of November, 1838, in the sixteenth year
of her age. She was sister to Lucretia
Maria Davidson,' the authoress of" Amir
K han, and other Poems." A brief account
of the intellectual developments o the au
thor of the suljoined lines, mray not be un
interesting to the readers of the ,Ban
"In her childhood," remarks a coptem.
porary writer, " she exhibited a thought
fulness of character, and a reflective mind.
which, to strtingers, seeied beyond her
years.' Yet. far front melanchoiy in her
temnperament, her buoyancy, lidftt fane,
and spa'rkling gayety, were-the charm of
that fireside around which he'r dearest affec
tions always centred.
-" As cayly as the workings of her mind
can he traced', she scemiedl to giv- promise
of the genius in judgment and reasoning,
that enabled her to give that atention to
a subject which kept it steadily in the
nind, till it could I e surveyed on all sides,
as Well as a talent of the imaiiation,
which bounded from earth to heaven, anti
from heaven to earth, in a moment.' We
kn-ow not thiut it is cammon for poets to
possess ttese qualities, but while ithe poet
ic remains of.\liss I)avidson plainly disco
ver tile latter-her tiste for metaphysical
writings, the case with which she weighed
arguments, and grasped a process of rea
Honiing, justifv her fri ends in the conclusion
that, in the former quality she was not de
It is dificilt to speak with accurnry
if her first introduction to the miuse. It is
known that she read well at four, joined
letters in writing legibly at six, aal then
her fi vorite aiuthor was 'iompsion. Large
portiois of tthe "Heasons," she committed
to meniwry, and her childish voice miiilit
he heardI re penaing piage afteI!r page. as
o thaer childtre n repeat thit ir nuirseri dIitties.
11er laangauagc from the time when~ sihe be
gain to saiik was invariabtly aippropri
ate, and hien articualationi udistinct; and ,nany
other remliiniscenaces of h er cihiIdhitoodt shto v
that, hien power of coamraison was unausu
tally accurate at a very ea rly period.
The faoluow ingt' is the beau itifCul eff'usiona
" Roll on, roll on, bright onib of any
Itolt on, thou aeautiouis queen of evn
Ye stars that ever i awinklinag play,
And sweetly grnece the arch of heaven.
It oil ton, until tivy God''s coin mand
Shalt rend the a.ky ,and tear the e-arth!
Til He straeh frth Ithis miigthty hand,
A ont check their joyous miithl.
ile spread the haeavens, as a scroll.
le miad'e the seas ; lie formaed thei world!
The heavens again shalt biackward roll,
Anad anountajins romn aheir 1aase tie l.urlI'd.
ie formited the verdant, lovely giternt,
A ndl :aught of thir that a'er hail been!
lBut all, with time, shall piass away,
Andi in one shiapeless anuin lay;
thut Got, in hyis glory, the Gnod of the sk y,
WVitt coantin ue lthrough~ tale!tss terinity;
Forever, iuntainted, 1all holuy and pure,
ii is lowe ant his mercy'3 shat! et er enhdure."
As already statted!, the foregiing was
composedt5Ct in hier eighitt year, nithI severalI
ttter ieces etiail ly teanut i ful--shte died
whten less titian siteen! It is a ratre tic
currnrcet, thiat .vuc/t prodtio nns issue romzi
so Southaful a pen. Dioubtless, the speci
aens which remtain oif tier poetaic genius,
g ive promise oaf the diistiintti on to whiichI
she woubitl hav e a ttaine it asl0 a wc*ri ter, had
ashe IivedlIi atoh maturityv of womnitahood.
thut, her inuse was, at. a 'very early- perioda,
bhtated ini death. It is often the. hot of the
li viang to latment then youing, thet fiair, andt
thie promising! Bait, 'sellama do we weep
fian a flower, whtichi, hiaviung fadedci so early',
, leaves so rich a perfiume, sucah refreshiing
fraigrancae," as the stubject 'of this imuper
feet sketch. J. D.
Pinge Level, S. C.
*See an iteresting sketch of this lad~y ian Blake's
I& iiographticat Iiuctioiia y.''
'AN Oa.D Citonena.-Th'ie First Hapttist
C hutrchi in the. town of Swnntzey, (.\ iass.)
wats, as we bean hy the Warraen (11. I.)
Jtistory fs: fu Af-intes est in connec1.on
withhe guierings of.Indian warfaie,id
estbgries.liberalI principles in religion
and civil :goverfnlient in thiis gountry. For
abput a den tutryit was the centre concourse
for the p'eo'ple of se'veral adjoin.ing to wns,
and 'Iuring much of this period i% rnem,
burshipaVa larger than that of any other
flatist e!iITeh In New England. -It has
in'l,a long'iine of excellent pastors, some
of whm vere'very eminent fur their pie
ty, learning anI eloquence.
A droi of honey well rubbed on the bands
wIle; i TI , after-washing with soap, pre
'vents" ,tpping, and removes the'rough.
thess of he ikin. It is particularly pleas.
ant for childien's hands and face in cold
SUM TERVILLE, S. C..
The undersigned, propietor of China's
Hotel, at Sumter Court House, S. C., res
pectfully iiilorms' his friends and the putb
lie,* that he hits thorbughly 'retitted his fHo.
tel, and that it is now in complete order
for the accommodation of Boarders, Visi.
ters and. the Travelling Pubil.
He returns his sincere thanks to the
public at large for their generous and libe.
raIl patronasge, and hopes by strict alten.
tion to their comfort to merit its continu
His establishment is conveniently situa.
ted on the Main street, near the Court
.House, and will be found convenient to
members of the Bar anti Planters visiting
the Court House on business. His table
.will be carefully anti regularly furnished.
-JOHN CHINA, Jr.
Dec. 16, 1846. 7 tf
South Carolina-m-Suinter Dist.
Mary McCoy. vs. John Brown and oth
ers.-Siummons it! Partitiin.'
It appearing. to my satisfacuion, that Na
than Kitsey and childfen. defetndants, in
the above' stated case, reside out of the
State: It is therefor e ordered, that they do
aippear, and object to the division or sale
tif the Real Estate of Burrell Brown, de.
ceased, on or before the 27th day if Feb
ruary next. or their consent will be enter
ed of record.
W, r LEWIS, 0. S. D.
Nov. 27th, 1846. 5 13t
Ncw Figs, M1alaga Grapes,
25 Drums New Figs; 5 kegi Ma laga Grapes
50 boxes new Prtue, fancy hoixes
10 boxes new Raisins; 10 h:f boxes do (it.
5 qr. boxes do do I box Lemons.
I keg new Tanmarinds, which will be re
tailed by the pound.
DICKSON & LATT A.
Camden, S. C. Nov. 28.
Ncw Buckwheat, Canal and N.
10 Ibait-s Phldelpjhia Bnek wheat
5hul' tdo tdo do tin do
50 barrels N orthi Ciailina Flour
15 boxes English Dairy Cheese
40 dou JJitt G th n d dot
DICliSON & LATITA.
Camden, S. C. Nov. 18.
TIalted be fore mle by Daniel Webt~ltn, a
smail sorrel M A R~ E atdjudtlged to be 13 yeraris
tobl, blindl ini the si iht eye. with somec s~tal
d1Ite matrks tin the liack, ajppra isedl at t wety
Dollairs. Samid Mare may be cceen at t'
pal:aa:ationt of Mrs. Sari'aia Web1lon, netar
(G. W. ROLLINS, Magistrate.
Spring Hill1, Stmtter Dist.
Dec. 30, 1816. 9 ti
vs. 'In thec (un mon Picas.
WVhetreas Elantor Spann, who is ini cuas
tiady ofl the Shetraiffaaf Stettr District by
virtue of a suarrendealr tif ail in te iabove
staed cttase, anad the sidt Eleanitor Spattnn
Iavita ftiled in my ta lice lher leit i ion, praav.
inti foir tihe benef i o the Act ofC the Gen-.
eralI A ssetibly, fair the rtelieaf of I tsol veat
Debtors. togethtr wmi th a sche dule of hier
esta te andl effetcts.
Noitice is hereby given to the said Mary
In glesi'.y andia all o ther rredli tors of thet
s~tatd El eanotr Span to i appjeair at lie Coutrt
liiiuse far Stimtter District on the first
Mnaiay a fter the fourth Mottday itt Marcht
next, to shtew causlie, if any they caan, why
the estatte aund eff~cts tif the siua Eleanor
Spann i shld t not be assignated, iattd shes be
dischargeud acoring tt tile pirovisians of
thet Act of the GetieralI A ssembly for the
relief of iansolvenuit detbtirs.
J. M. 1)AR(GAN, c. c. r.
Clerk's Oflice, Stun. Dist.
IJaanuary 2, 1847, 10 13t
Smoked Tonugumes, Deef, &c.
39 1-ujltn Ma rkct amok ed Tlongues,hairge
100 lbs. Smnoketd heef
60 lbs. Hloga Sanasage
Pit'klted ieef tal Porki
Kitts Satlmn aand Mhackerel &c. &c.
Faar saile by D)I('K(SON & LA'ITA.
('tatithn, Nnov. n. 186a
izens of' Su.imtpr and . Ie adjace
xtepsive assortment of
I; at price.s td correspond with the
ijpo their supplies are Sl a. to
-1neApple'Cheese Codfish, smoked
GoddartI's .Brandy, vintste of 1805,
celebra tI for is soft frtity flavor
Herckenvratht & Lowndes' J. J. Du!
py's C. Brandy -
- 4Do. Holland Gin 1
Newton, Gordon & Mirdocks
old Madeira '.U
Do.. .do. new do.
Pale Sherry, Sweet Malaga
Old Jamaica Rum, old Scutch
Baskets Champaign, Cordials assorted
BiAs. Nonongaheld Whiskey, do. N.
O Rectified an.
Bils. N. E. lttitn.
Double Brown S.tout Portezt[Dunbersl
quarts and pints. -
Scoch Pale, -very superior in pints
Philadelphia Pale Ale, in q'ts and p'ts
Wurd's big grain Rice, strictly prime;
2d quality do.
Gosheni Butter, Northern Cheese, mill
Pine A;oPili Cheese, Codfish, smoked
Nos..1, 2&3 MAnckerel,Kitts No.1 do.
Extra bleached Spe:m Oil, winier
strained Seilai do. -
Shoe Blacking, Sal Xrat0s, London
Cooper's Geistine, Raspberry Syrup,
.Strawberry do. C
Whole, harlf and quarter boxes Soap,
all qualities, t
.Corn Brom~is. boxes Table Salt, Point
ed Buckets -
Jars Tamarins, in finesvrnp
A full assortment of CANDIES, of all
sorts; AlmonI Soap; Paney do. . v
Extra Canal Flour, whole aRnd1 ha Ir bIs.
A fuill assortment of CROCKERY wnid
GL %SSWA RE. 1
SEGA RS AND TOBACCO.
5.000 Vohington Regalia Segars,
3.000 Louisiana Florenda Regaiba do.
4.000 Palmas di. do.
5,000 Casmdores do.4 do.
4.000 L.a Conroidia do. do.
6.000 Cold Leaf do.
5,000 La Norma ().
4.000 Larwanag.ns 1.
2.000 Principe do, c
3.000 Panetellas do.
10,000 3. Spanish do.
10,000 1-2Spnnish do.
2 Boxes Myers Aromatic Tobacco,
2 - Thonas's 81.00 brand d.
2 4 Wastson 's do.
5 " Myers 5's to lb. do.
6 " Young's 16's to lh- do.
Perso'ns wishing to puarchase, will find it
o their interest, to call and examine for.
DICKSON & LATTA.
Camden. S. C'., Nov. 61, 1846.
TUFpv '-FOnlr y anad Fr haters
TIlE Subscriber.' have opened a NEWt
TlYP'E FOUINDRY in the city of New
York, where they ate readyv to supply or
lers to any extent, for any kind of .JOB cr1
F~ANCY TYPE. andI every article neces
sory for a Priating Office.
The Ty pe. whtichi are eas: in new moulds,
rman entirely new set of materials, with
1ceep counmters, are warranted tol be unsur
passed by' a'ny, anad-will be sold at prices to
stuit thle tines.
Printing Presses furnished, and also
Steatm Engines of tihe mo4st pprovetd pa
N. 1D. A Maehinist is constanitly in at
Itendancie to do ligh lt work.
Editors of newspapers, who wdll huv
threec timel(s as mneh type as thei'r bills
amount tog may give the above six months
insertion in their papers, and send their
paers continning it to the subhscrib~ers.
COCK(CROFT & OVERIEND,
Oct. 3. 1846, I 6mi 08 A nn St.
Kentucky, N. 4'aroluna and N.
4 OBhl. Old Ketucky Rye Whiskey, via
-tege (of 1836
I0 do. Oh!i Nor th Carolina Rye Whisky
20 do., '' " lo'w priced
50 dlo. New Orleans Rectified WV iskey
50 Bhls. Newv Orle'ans Mlasses
20 " North Carolina Plour, for sale by
DICKSON & LATT'A.
Camden, S. C. Nov.6, 1840.
4 (fill assortment o3f Iron of every de.
(cription; lIollowv Ware do., for sale lawV
by M. DRI UCKER & CO.
Camden, Nov. 6. 1846.
Saddles, Bridles, &c.
A~ golod assortmfient o3f Maddles, Bridles,
la rtinL'ales, Waigont anrd Riling WVhips,
rur sale Ilow by M. DRi UCKER & CO.
Cam-den, Nov. 3, l16.
Would respectfril hinforfti the cit
6duntry, th h ave opened- an'e
which ivill be offeredlow for CAsI
times. ,4Their facilities for keeping
guarantee satisfaction to their custo
10.hhds. SUQAR,rprime and low priced
I bbls. - -*0. " "4
300 loaves Double refined Loaf and Crash
ed. Also, fite.
5 barrels do..
Entra fine Hyson TEA. Fine.do. do.
Ooalong (black) in half pound papers.
Do. very superior
Powshong.(lo) in.half pound papers,
Bags old Java COFFEFW
Rio do old and new
Boxes Sperm Candles, 4, 5 and 6 to
Box s Adumantine (in papers) 6 to the
Boxes Charleston made Tallow 6' to
I & 2.1b. cinis'ers Preserved Salmon,
I lb. canisters Lobsteis, hermetically
Jarrs mixed Pickles; do. Gherkins, q'ts.
- and pints
Canisters Sardines (in oil) 1 and 2 lbs.
Layer Raisins, (all clusters;) Zante
Quarter boxes MR Raisins
Soft shelled Almons
Drums Tur key Figs (small size)
Biordeaux Almonds, soft shelled
Boxes Genoa Citron, preserved with
East & West India Groenris assorted
Jars East I.Preserved Ginger;. Mac
Whole and ground Black Pepper; do.
Nutmegs, Cloves, Ginger Cinnamon,
No. I Chociate, prepared Cocoa
Underwood's Mustard in 1-2 and 1-4
Ross Water, Lemton,Pine A pple, Straw
berry, Raspberry,anld Orgeat.Sy rps
Sweet oil, Harvey Sauces Reading
Mushroom Ketchup, Tomato Ketch
Paoli Vinegar, Ston'ghton's Bitters
Soda Biscuit, Pic Nie, WVater, Pilot,
& Navy Crackers, Lemon do.
Pearl Starch, (a sup. article) Fig Blue
Letter Paper, Foolscap do.; Salt Pe
WhitC Wine Vinegar, Cider do.
Canisters Dopont's Eagle Rifle Pow
Kegs and half kegs FFF. glazed dot.
A full iassoartmenut of Shot, all sizes
200 Snes SA LT, extra large size, and in
Nos. 1, 2 and 3 Mackerel,,Kitts No.
(orr'.s'TE iiE CAMIDEN IhAN K.)
M. DR UOKER & Co.
Wouaald respcta full infornm' the. citizens
of Sunmter anad lhe adjiacent LcIontry, that
the~y ke ep cotnstanitly ont hand a large and
spalenida assoartmaent of
ENG LES3E, EliEN(CH AND A!EURC AN
Tlogethier ui ith a barge assuortmnent of
RE ADY MADE CLO TIlING,
of the latest sty le,.and all qualities.
A large and wvell assorted stock of
GI? O CJERIIE S,
of every description, with
Bagging, Rope anid Twine,
(.orI~ery, ifarduwarc A' Cuttler y
A large Stock of Ilats Caps, Bonnets,.
Boots and ShIaoes, of alIt quaIi ties atnd pri
ees, alnd many-any articles, too niumer
Foar sale lby M. DR UCK(ERt & CO.
('aomlaeia. S. C. Niov. 6. 1846.
IBacon. Bacon I! Bacon!.
2001 chaoicel Batiore llams
8000 lbs. Westerni Sides
S barrels Lard.
2 ft rkins Goashen Buitter
25 Futlion Market smoked Tongues
75 di, dle pickled do0
Irtisha Potiataoes andl Giions. For sale by~
DICK~sON & LATTA.
Ciaden, Nov. I8.
Just received. 1111511 SEED PO)TA
TOES. For sale by
L. J. DiNK INS..
January 20, 1847. l'2 ti
Bacoun and Lard.
PRIMTE N.>rih Carolina Bacon andl best
Leaf Lard, for sale laow by.
M. Di1IUCKElR & CO.
Caram, . C.m Jan. 20 m37
SURGE90 DENT S
R" nd ( hh dpjAi hat
ed so pe hal t e
lfhitn' beV qui.e
oalhat;. may-avohirnwithseaH li
Pa.eomo s entalcaon, .
ial to all.set 6t ah n
iersons at' Teit r
His 'ofice-i. 16ir-h'o Hous , e'( tike
orationi .f hiis~flgn:. - .
DRAPER AND T1 gLs.O
Inforors his-friends and t
siflly,.that, hayving -Piqjn t
1djoining Mr.. McLean's, la
e respectfully sdticiti a shlir
kge. It will be-his endeaeOr to-give every
saisfaction in -alt businessdath line, en
rusted to, him.
Dec.30, 1846. 9
One finefinished Rose Wood PIANO, of
'xcellent Tone, with the new Harp Plait
Piece to sut the time
- f - rso---' .
A splendid assortment of fine finished
FURNLTURN, consisting of Tables, So
us; Bureaus,; Book Cases.. Wardrobes,
;ide Boarfs, Bedsteads, Curled Maple and
Plain WoodI Chairs, tocking Do., &c.
Y.c. &c. For sale low by
J. F. sUTHERLAND.
N. B. Furniture repaired or made to or
Camden, Dec, 30, 1846. 9 tf
THE BRADFORD SPRING9
The exercises'of ths Institution will be
esumed on the 15th .of Janiuary,.1847.
Tie interest manifested towards his en
erprise, has imid'uied the Principal tIpur..
hase the. establishment.-and he is now
ogaged in making ezxensive impt'ovements
n the buildings and grounds.
.The location, after having undergonie the.
est of more thans a hllf.ca'tury, as a place
f resort for health, certainly.needs. no
ew commendation. And the wiriter, (hay
ng a very strong consumptive,.tendency.)
rom his own exicrienne during the lust
ery severe winter. believesthat .thfry
ess of the atmosphere render.4his'one of
lie best winter,-as iwell as summer resi
ences, that canl be -selectedin tihe South.
rn country. As rega1rd.heith, ecoomy',
ndl freedom from the influences that often
etard the progress-of young la-dies in vil
ages and towns, this Instistin-r:pieaent
iw.culiar advantages: [o. which may be ad
led, refined and intelligent society in its
It is the purpose of tie Principal to
mild up an institution iri whicIa thorough,
nd, at the same time, accomplished etiu
ation may be obtained; and regardiig all
ducation as raoically defective, which.
oes not aim at the, formlation and tiraining
f.the moral character accordidg to the
pirit and precept of the Gospel,- he will
ndeavor to edut cte thle.hearts as well
s thle min~ds and manlners of his pupils
ndl to, prepare them for becoming usefud
nd initelligent niembers of society."
Delicacy forbids the Principal to speak
f the-competency of himself and M
)uhiosE .10 cOnduilct clIh anl Institutitlq
nt he pledges himself that the Teachers
naeare of thte first order in their de.
A Chapel has been openled, and th-e
-oung1 ladies will enjoy the advantages of
egu'lair religrious Cervices every Sabbath.
Thle schlolashtic yeari Will con~sist of ten
n1011nt. A. vaca Iion of twvo wieeks will
>e given from tihe let to the 15th of May,
id the exercises close on the.27th of No
TERMS F'OR TEN MONTHl
3oard and Tnition, inlciludi!g
Fuel, Lighlts and Washing, . 150 00
alsiC-Pianlo or Guiitar, intin
lin~g Vocal Music and use'.of
Instriuents, - - - .60 00
) ra win g a nd Painiing, - 30 (0
~i odern Languallges-Frenchl
Spa nish, German uirsaliara 40 00
Er'The terme, except thrs furnishing of
statiolnery, will be lhe-same as they have
een during tihe present year.
lav. J. 3. DlflIOs1s, I Nrs. M. E. DUBOSE,
ISAAC AULD, M. C.| Mess MARY HiOfT.
Dr.- A UL will deliver a cou~rse of Lec
tires on Chenmistry dur11ing the'year, and a
att.:s will be provided for illustrating by
ixperiments, the subjects of is Lectures
llnstrulctionl- in Voe1g Music wiill form
iart of the exercises of the school, but
leillher for thlis, Chemistry, nor Latin and~
3reek, will thlere he arny cztra charge,,=.
['he charge of 8150 will cover all the en,
wrnses of a pupil, unless she receives ilirt.
'truction in lulsrrumnental Music. D sswim,
>r the M~odern, Linguages:
N B.-Each young lady will bp et,
d to hlave her name distinctly Qd AJsetI
very article of her clothing, au .-leo ta
urnishl her own towels, .
Nov.1l, 1846. 2 . f
All persons indebted to the s iscriber
iy Note or Book Acquns, are requested
o call and settle up by site 16th inst.; or,
hey will positively findl their Notes and
Acc'ounlts placed in an officeu's hands fogr
~llLCil. SAMUEAfJ. TINDALL -
Manc heater, Jan. I, 154% It tf