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JEFFE RS ON IAA R E P UB L I CAN.
A lew Weekly Paper, to be published at Strouds
burg, Monroe County, Pa., and Milford,
Pike County, Pa., simultaneously.
"The whole art of Government consists in the ar
of being honest. Jefferson.
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in principle, will be all its title purports, the rirm
and unwavering advocate of the principles and
doctrines of the democratic party, delineated by
the illustrious Jefferson : the right of the peo
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ed by every true republican. Such, then, it is
designed to make the paper now estab
lished, and as such, the publisher calls up
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aid him in this laudable enterprise. The time
lias arrived when the Press should take a bold
und faarless stand against the evidently increas
ing moral and political degeneracy of the day,
and endeavor, by a fair, candid, and honorable
course, to remove those barriers whioh section
al prejudices, party spirit, and party animosity
have reared to mar the social relations of men
without accomplishing any paramount good.
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!y on all State and National questions, award
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such measures, as in the opinion of the editor is
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Believing that the great principles of democ
racy are disregarded by the present Chief Ma
gistrate of the Nation, Martix Van Burex,
the JEFFERSONIAN REPUBLICAN, will
decidedly, but honorably oppose his re-election
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It will firmly oppose the " Independent Trea
sury" Scheme, and all other schemes having
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Nation, all power over the public moneys, a
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of freemen are denied the privilege of declar
ing their sentiments through the medium of the
Press, because they differ from the majority.
The JEFFERSONIAN REPUBLICAN
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Monroe and Pike, and of the Senatorial and
Congressional Districts with which they
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The JEFFERSONIAN REPUBLICAN
will be printed on a super-royal sheet of good
quality, and with good type.
Terms $2 in advance ; $2,25 at the end of
wx months, and $2,50 if not paid, before the ex
piration of the year. No subscription taken for
a less term than six months.
CARDING AWI FUXiIWG.
The Carding and Fulling business, will be car
ried on by the subscriber at the above named stand
and he would be pleased to receive the patronage
of his old- customers and the publick generally.
The price of wool carding will be 4 cents cash or G
cci.ts trust per pound. Wool or cloth will be at
hen away and returned when finished at . I). &
V.. .liilvin s store, -Siroudsburtr, on Saturday o
every week, where those indebted to the late "firm
cau meet; the subscriber and settle their accounts
John A. Dhnmick.
Bushkill; June 1st.
AiHjpersons indebted to the late firm of Stoics
J3rown,zre requested to make payment on or be
fore the first day of July next, or their accounts
will be left in the hands of a Justice for collectior
, May 29, 1840.
For sale at this office.
Z-n TABLE OF THE RATES OF TOLLS .
. - ON THE
.. .DELAWARE AND HUDSON CANAL,
JCP The first column shows the Rates where the Rules and Regulations are
complied with The second, the Legal Tolls. -
Articles, per ton, per mile. Cts. Cts.
Merchandize, Sugar, Molasses, and
Liquors, 3 4
Flour, Meal, Grain, Salted Provi
sions, Pot and Pearl Ashes. 2 1
Salt, 21-2 4
Hay in bundles, pressed, 1 4
Hydraulic Cement, going towards
tide water on the capacity of boat
carrying it, 4 4
Do. do. Stone unburnt on the capa
city of boa. carrying it, 4 4
Hydraulic cement going from tide
water, 11-3 4
Ground Tanner's Bark, 2 4
Unground do. do. ' 11-2 4
Iron Castings, 3 4
Iron up the canal, 3 4
Do. down the canal, 2 4
Pig Iron up the canal, 2 4
Cotton, bales or bags, 3 4
Hides (not to exceed $2 1 6 for any
distance) per ton, per mile,
Common Brick, Stone, Lime, Sand,
fc2 1-2, -1
Potter's Clay, Ashes & Iron Ore, 1 4
Brick and Fire Stone, 11-2 4
Anthracite Coal down the canal,
per ton, per mile,
Do. do. up the canal on the capaci
ty of the boat carrying it, per ton
per mile. J 8 8
Charcoal (not to exceed $1 50 for
any distance, 9 4
Marble, Mill, and other manufactu
ring stones, 3 4
Hoop poles, in boats, 1 1-2 4
Fence Posts and Rails, in floats,
per ton, per mile, 1 4
Hoop poles, split or shaved in boats, (2 1-2 4
Lath, split or sawed, in boats, 1 4
Staves and Heading, sawed or man
ufactured, in boats,
Do. do. rived or split in boats (not
to exceed 1 dollar per ton lor any
distance,) per ton, per mile, 1 1-2 4
Staves and Heading in rafts, 4 4
Hoop Pole, posts, rails and lath m
Manufactured wood for the first 25
miles (thence 2 1-2 cents, but not
to exceed $1 75 for any distance
on canal,) J 3 4
Materials for making crates for
Lrlassware per ton, per mile, 1 l-2j 4
timber in coats.
per 100 c. ft. per mile.
Pine and plain maple, for the first
26 miles (thence 1 1-2 cents per
mile, bumot to exceed $1 for any
distance.) 2 4
Hemlock, for first 25 miles, (theece
1 cent, but not exceed $ ,75 for
any distance,) 13-44 4
Oak and Ash, for the first 25 miles,
(thence 1 1-2 cent per mile, but
N. B. When toll is charged per ton
ional charge will be made for mileage
DELAWARE ACADEMY. I
The Trustees of this Institution, have the
pleasure of announcing '.o the public, and par
ticularly to the friends of education, that they
have engaged Ira B. Newman, asSupenntcn-!
dent and Principal of their Academy.
The Trustees invite the attention of parents
and guardians, wbo have children to send from
home, to this Institution. They are fitting up
the building in the first style, and its location
from its retired nature is peculiarly favorable
for a boarding school. It commands a beauti
ful view ot the Uelaware river, near which it
is situated, and the surrounding scenery such
as the lover of nature will admire it is easily
accessible the Easion andMilford Stages pass
it daily, and only 8 miles distant from tho latter
place, and a more salubrious section ot coun
try can nowhere be found. No fears need be
entertained that pupils will contract pernicious
nabits, or be seduced into vicious company it
is removed from all places of resort and those
lnuucements to neglect tneir studies mat are
furnished in large towns and villages.
Board can be obtained very low and near the
Academy JHr. Daniel W. Dmgraan,jr. wil
lane several ooaruers, nis nouse is very conve
nient, and students will there be under the im
mediate care of the Principal, whose reputa
lion, deportment and guardianship over his pu-
pus, atiora the best security lor tneir proper
conduct, that the 1 rustees can give or parents
and guardians demand.
The course of instruction will be thorough
adapted to the age of the pupil and tho time
he designs to spend in literary pursuits. Young
men may qualify themselves for entering upon
the study of the learned professions or for an
aavancea sianu at uotlcge lor mercantile pur
suits, lor teaching or the business of common
life, useful will be preferred to ornamental stud
ies, nevertheless so much of the latter attended
to as the advanced stages of the pupil's educa
tion will admit. The male and female depart
ment will be under the immediate superintend
dence of the Principal, aided by a competent
male or female Assistant. Lessons in music
will be given to young ladies on the Piano
Forte at the boarding house of tho principal, by
an experienced and accomplished Instructress.
Summer Session commences May 4th.
Board for Young Gentleman or Ladies with
the Principal, per week, $1 50
Pupils from 10 to 15 years of age from SI to
Tuition for the Classics, Belles-Lettres, Frcncl
6SC, per quarter, 2 00
Extra for music, per quarter. 5 00
not to exceed Si 50 foi any dis
tance,) Ship Timber,
Maple, Cherry, While wood, and all
timber not enumerated, (but not
to exceed $2 for any distance,)
TIMBER IN SAETS.
per 100 eject per mile-
All timber not enumerated,
BOARDS, PLANK OR SCANTLING IN
per 1000 ft. board measure, per 7nile.
Pine, plain maple, and bass wood
lor lor first 25 miles, (thence ly
cent per mile, but not to exceed
$1 for any distance)
Hemlock for first 25 miles (thence
1 cent per mile, but not to ex
ceed 75 cents for any distance,)
Cherry and white wood, but not to
exceed Si 75 for any distance,
Curled and specked maple, but not
to exceed 82 for any distance.
-4sh, oak, and all timber not enumer
ated, for first 25 miles, thence 1
1-2 cent per mile, but not to ex
ceed $1 25 for any distance,
BOARDS, PLANK OR SCANTLING RAFTS
per 1000 ft. b. m. per mile.
Pine, plain Maple and Bass wood,
Oak, ash, and all not enumerated,
SHINGLE IN BOATS.
per 1000 per mile.
Pine, for the first 25 miles, (thence
3 mills per milo for remaining
Hemlock, for first 25 miles (thence
2 mills per mile for remaining
SHINGLE IN RAFTS.
per 1000 per mile.
Pine or Hemlock,
WOOD IN BOATS.
pcr cord per mile.
Cord wood, from one to ten miles,
(and for every additional mile 1
cent per cord, but not to exceed
50 cents per cord for any distance
on the canal.
Articles not enumerated going from 4
tide water per ton, 3 4
Articles not enumerated going from
Articles going towards tide water, 2
Urticles going towards tide water,
Pleasure boats, on the capacity of
MILEAGE ON BOATS, LADEN OR EMPTY.
per mile on the boat.
Going towards tide water, o
Going towards tide water,
Coming from tide water,
doming lrom tide water, 4
on the capacity of the Boat, no add.
on said boat.
N. B. A particular course of study will be
marked out for those who wish to qualify them
selves for Common School Teachers with ref
erence to that object ; application made for
teachers to the trustees or principal will meet
Lectures on the various subjects of study will
be delivered by able speakers, through the
course of year.
By ordorof the Board,
DANIEL W. DINGMAN. Pres't
Dingman's Ferry, Pike co., Pa., May 2 1840
The subscriber grateful for past favors, vtauld
thank his friends and the public generally, for
their kind encouragement, and would beg leave
to lniorm them that he is now manufacturing a
large assortment of- Umbrellas and Parasols
which he offers for sale at Philadelphia and
New York prices.
Merchants will find it to their advantage-4
give mm a call belore purchasing in the cities.
He would state that his frames are made by
himself, or under his immediate inspection, and
that he has secured the services of an experi
enced young lady, to superintend the covering
N. B. As the subscriber keeps everything
prepared for covering and repairing, persons
from the country can have their Umbrellas and
Parasols repaired and covered at an hour's no
tice. CHAlcLES KING.
401-2 Northampton Street next door to U.S.
Chidseys Tin ware manufacturing Establish
ment. Easton, July 1, 1840. "
The Book of Subscription to the Stock of the
Upper Lehigh Navigation Company, will be re
opened at Stoddartsville, on Wednesday, the 15th
day of July ensuing, when subscriptions will be
received for the balance of stock which remains
vet open. At the same timn and place the Stock
holders will elect a board of Directors.
John S. Comfort,
Henry W. Drinker
"William P. Clark,
June Ifi, 1810. Commissioners
N. B. Proposals will be received at Stoddarts
ville, on Thursday the 16th day of July ensuing,
for doing the work either wholly or in jobs, requi
red by building a lock and inclined plane with the
necessary grading, fixtures and machinery for
passing rafts descending the Lehigh over the Falls
at Stoddartsville. It is expected that the work
will be commenced as soon as practicable and be
completed with daspatch.
New Volume commenced with (he Nov. Number.
A Circulation o 20,000.
"THE Ladies' Companion, established in May,
1.434 a popular and highly esteemed magazine of
General Literature and the Pine Arts ; enibeliis.li
with gorgeous and costly engravings on steel, and
the Quarterly fashions ; and also with Fashiona
ble and popular Music, arranged for the Piano
Forte, aira Guitar.
Since the publication- df the number for May,
the demand for the Ladies' Companion has been
unprecedented and beyond the most sanguine
anticipations. At the commencement of the' vol
ume an additional number of copies were printed,
which was considered at the time adequate to sa
tisfy all the orders which might be received, and
leave a considerable number on hand for subse
quent calls. The publisher is more than gratified
in stating that the whole of an edition of six thou
sand, five hundred copies, was completely exhaus
ted before the issuing of the third number of the
volume; and, consequently, he was compelled to
reprint a second, edition of two thousand copies,
making the circulation of the Ladies' Companion
eight thousand live hundred, at the termination of
the tenth -volume, fn consequence of this great
and unparalleled increase of new subscribers, he
has determined to commence the new volume for
the ensuing year with thirteen thousand : hoping
that he will thus be enabled to supply all the de
mands for the Ladies' Companion, as well as those,
disappointed in commencing with the tenth vol
ume. The proprietor feels grateful for that en
couragement which has been so lavishly bestowed
upon his magazine, and at the same time he 'begs
to assure the readers of the Ladies' Companion,
that it is determined resolution to meet it with a
corresponding liberality to merit its continuance.
The work appears in beautiful new type, printed
on the finest paper ; smoothly pressed, and neatly
stitched in a handsome cover.
The Ladies' Companion contains a larger quan
tity of reading than any other magazine issued in
in this country, and its subscription price is only
three dollars a year, while the great combination
of talent secured for the coming year will render
it unequalled by any other periodical.
Splendid Steel Engravings, prepared by Mr. A.
Dick, ornament the work one of which accompa
nies each number. These plates are entirely new,
and are engraved at a heavy expense by one of the
best arstists in America, expressly for the maga
zine. The designs are selected with a view of in
teresting the general reader, and enhancing the
value of the work, for its superior pictoral embel
lishments. It is with pride the proprietor announ
ces that the Ladies' Companion is the only maga
zine published, in which new and elegant steel
plates appear regularly. Those accompanying
other monthly periodicals, are generally firstworn
out in annuals. In addition to the engravings
mentioned, a correct plate of the Quarterly Fash
ione .for Ladiesf will appear in the une, Septem
berTJecember, and March numbers, independent
of the usual embellishment. It is the determina
tion of the proprietor, that these fashion plates'
shall appear in a style hitherto unknown It lite
rary character will undergo no change, as it will
remain under the charge of the same Editors as
heretofore. Articles from the pens of the most
distinguished writers, will appear in the forthconv
ing numbers, among which may be enumerated tho
following: Mrs. Holland, Emma C. Embury,
Lvdia II. (Sigoumey, Frances S Osgood,
Ellet, Caroline Orne, Seba Smith, Ann S. Stevens,
Miss Hannah F. Gould, Mary Ann Browne, Char
lotte Cushman, Mary Emily Jackson, Henry W.
Herbert, author of 'Cromwell,' &c. Professor . H.
Ingraham, author of 'Burton,' 'Capt. Kidd,' &c,
Professor H. W. Longfellow, author of ' Outre
Mer,' Wm. E, Burton, Chief ustice Mellen, ohn
Neal, Park Benjamin, Grenville Mellen, N. C.
Brooks, A. M., George P Morris, Rot. Hamilton,
Isaac C Pray, Wm Comstock, Hiram B. Pennis,
Rev II Clinch, ames Brooks, Albert Pike, F.
A. Durivage, C. F. Daniels, former Editor of the
N. Y. Gazette, together with several others, with
whom negotiations are pending They will here
after be announced.
Mrs. Ann S. Stephens, )
William W Snowden, J Editors.
The Musical Department of the Ladies' Compa
nion has ever commanded a large share of atten
tion, and has been looked upon with no little in
terest by its readers, and more especially the La
dies, whom the publisher is anxious to please. It
will continue to be a subject of more than usual
care to him, and to the Professor under whose su
pervision it is placed, to make that portion of the
magazine deserving of the countenance of every
lover of music.
Tae Work in General. Of every department an
equally careful supervision will be strictly exer
cised by the Editors, and all appropriate expendi
tures will be liberally bestowed, as it is the de
sign of the publisher, with the aid of his contribu
tors and the advice of his friends to make the La
llies, Cpmpanion distinguished for the beauty and
accuracy ot s typography, the variety and high
tone of itsJiterary articles, the quality and value
of its musicjlind the unequal splendor of its pic
toral embellishments, and the accuracy of its quar
terly fashions. The proprietor pledges himself to
use all honorable means to maintainthe superiori
ty which the Ladies' Companion has obtained.
For five years he has steadily" pursued a course of
improvement, and he flatters lnrneii mat 111s pre
sent facilities are such as to give the w'Wk eminent
advantages over ah other publications. v
From the foregoing it will be perceived thal the
Ladies' Companion embraces every department
wiuun me range 01 jjeues-.L.cures anu thei' inUI ArUlwnplir
Arts : and no exertions or expense will be dcemedtv- luu,lcllL)
too great to rendor tho work equal to any other
extant. The flattering and general testimonials
of nearly every contemporary journal in the United
States, and in fact, many on the other side of the
Atlantic, have strongly asserted tho undeniable
claims of tho Ladies' Companion to the support of
the public generally. There is no work that cive
us reaaers sucn a great return lor their money.
Terms Three Dollars a year in advance, or F
Dollars during the year.
No subscription received for less than a year,
Letters must be post paid, otherwise the postage
is deducted, and credit given only for the balance
Address WM. SNOWDEN,
109 Fulton street. New York.
For sale by the subscriber,
Stroudsburg, Feb. 14, 1840.
Of all kinds nealty executed at
this Office. v
Puni,ic Opinion from whose decision there is no
appeal, has been so often and so loudly manifested
in favor of B R AN DRETH'S VEGETABLE i;.
NIVKRSAL PILLS, that it is not surprising there
should be found in almost every city, town, ai.d
village in the United Siatesypersons. so depraved
at heart, and so utterly devoid of the principal: of
moral rectitude, as to manufactuie a spurious arti
cle, and palm it off on the unsuspecting public? as
the genuine medicine, from the use of which so
many happy results have already accrued to' hu
manity. It is painful to think that: an inestimabk
good should be product of direct and immediate
evil but so it vs.
Ti 11 r t?-., .'. V-tr.T-
I 1IU very CXCCIJCIK e 'l .- ' nuwe
Univesal Pdls. has in some respects,, opened a spc
sies of high-way through which cupidity and ava
rice carry on their depredations without check &
notwithstanding the frequency of exposure alrea
dy made notwithstanding the indelible disgiac c
which has been heaped upon conntcrfeitdruggists
notwithstanding the large amount of human suffer
ing which has been the consqqtene of this impo
sition and fraud, druggists continue to carry on
this revolting traffic ; and counterfeits are as nu
merous and as varied in the market as if no de
nunciation had ever been made, and public indig
nation never been expressed.
Since, however, this destructive evil still exists,
and neither the fear of God, nor of3earthly punish
ment, can entirely put it down, it becomes my im
perative duty again and again to caution the public
against purchasing pills of a druggist, professing
to be Brandreth's Pills for as under no circum
stances is any of this class made an Agent, it fol
lows of course that the Pills sold at such places
professing to be Brandreths Pills are universally
base counterfeits, highly injurious to the health of
ID3 Established Agents for the Genuine Bran
dreth's Vegetable Universal Pills, are Invauiablv
furnished with an engravod certificate, signed, I5
BRAIOXiaE'ffll, M. J. in my own hand
writing. This certificate is renewed every year
and when over twelve months old, it no longer
guarantees the genuineness of the medicine. It
would be well, therefore for purchasers carefully
to examine the certificate, the seal of which is neat
ly embossed on the paper, in order at least that the
safeguard of imposition may not at least be suscep
tible of imitation.
B. BRANDRETH. M. D.
IEP Philadelphia Office for the sale of the above
Valuable Pills is at No. 8 North-eighth Street a
few doors north of Market street. .
At Milford John H. Brodhead.
" Stroudsburgh, Richard S. Staples.
" Dutottsburg, Luke Brodhead.
" New Marketvile Troxell & Scnocn.
May 8, 1840.
Wholesale and Retail
AflfD liOOICItfG-GIiASS HIAN17F AC-
THE subscriber respectfully informs the citi
zens of Stroudsburg and the public generally,
that he has taken the shop recently occupied by
James Palmer, on Elizabeth street, nearly opposite
the Stroudsburg House, in this Borough, where
he intends carrying on the Cabinet Making busi
ness in all its various branches.
He shall keep constantly on hand or make to or
der all kinds of fourniture :
Sideboards, Bureaus, Sofas, Centre
tables, Sreakfast and IHniug Tables,
Wash Stands, Bedsteads, &c. &c.
together with every other article usually kept at
such establishments ; all of which he will sell at
the Easton prices.
As his materials will be of the best quality, and
all articles manufactured at his establishment will
be done by first rate workmen, he confidently as
sures the public that his endeavors to render gen
eral satisfaction will not be unrewarded.
He respectfully invites the public to call and ex
amine his stock before purchasing elsewhere.
Chairs, Settees, &c. will be kept constantly on
hand and for sale.
Stroudsburg, an. 15, 1840.
The co-partnership heretofore existing between
the subscribers at Bushkill, under the firm of Wal
lace & Newman, is this day dissolved by mutual
consent. The books, notes and accounts are left
in the hands of Thomas J. Newman. Also all
those having demands against said firm will pre
sent them to Thomas J. Newman for settlement.
THOMAS J. NEWMAN.
Bushkill, June 16, 1840.
N' B. The business will bo carried on as usual
at the old stand by T..J. NEWMAN.
THE spring term of the above named insti
tution commenced. pn Monday, the 4th day of
May ; and is conducted by Miss Mary II.
Thomas, late of Troy Female Seminary, an
experienced and well qualified teacher.
l lie branches taught at this Seminary,
S2ia?iish $ Italian
1 he Seminary being tfntioweit by tho Stat hu
struction is afforded at tl10 reduced rate ot tuti
dollars per quarter, inclusive of all branches.
Having rented the spacious stone building, for
merly occupied as the mald Academy, tho Trus
tees are now prepared to rSjpcive any number ol
young, ladies that may applyV(fVom all parts of the
Board, in respectablo families, can bo obtained
on reasonable terms.
Tho Trustees, with the fullest cnce, com
mond tho Stroudsburg Female Seinry l tnn
patronage of the public.
(Attest) Vm' P. Vail, Secljl ' 1
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