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[From the Cincinnati Enquirer.]
An Unpublished Letter from
An Unpublished Letter from General Washington-Interest
in Political History.
The following letter from General
IV&tliicgtoii, (for which we M e indebted
to a friend,) hat never been published
It containa tome interesting item of
political history, bearing upon the
adoption of the present Constitution of
the United States. It wii written
shortly after the adjournment of the
Convention which framed that instru
ment, and before it was ratified by the
several States. It is noticeable from
the fast that General Washinigton be
lieved thut Patrick Henry would not
k hiendly tothe Conetitution, because
"it wee an effectual bar agaiust the
the emission of paper-money," Henry
being a paper money man. The Gen
eral did not foreuoo how it would be
nullified and disregarded in these days
of greeubacki and bonda:
"MOUNT VERNON, Oct. 10, 1787.
"Mr Dear Sib: I thank you for your
letter of the 30th nit. It came by the
last pout. I am better pleased that the
proceedings of tho Convention are han
ded from Congress by a nnutnmous
vote (feeble as it in) than if it had ap
peared under stronger murks of appro
bation without it. Thin spparont
nianiniity will have its effect. Not
every one has opportunitica to peep
kebind the curtain, and aa . the multL
tttJefterrjua '-Treat externals, the
appearance of unanimity in that tody,
on thit occasion, will be of great im
portance. "The politic.! tenets of Colonel
Ma ton and Colonel R. H. L. are
always in unison. It may be askid,
which of them gives the tone? With
out hesitation, I answer the latter, be
oanse the latter, I believe, will receive
it from no one. He has, lam informed,
rendered himself obnoxious in Phila
delphia by the pain he took to desig
nate his objections among to mo of the
leaders of the acceding members of the
Legislature of that State. Hit conduct
it not less reprobiited in thit country.
How it will be relithed generally is
yet to be learned by me. As far as
accounts have been received from the
southern aud western counties, the
sentiment with respect to the proceed
ings of the Convention ia favorable;
whether the knowledge of this, or con
victions of the impropriety of with
holding the Constitution from State
Conventions, hat worked most in the
breast of Colonel M., I will not decide;
bat the fact is, he Jia declared une
quivocally (in letter to me) for its
going to the people; had his sentiments,
however, been opposed to tho measure,
instructions, which are given by the
freeholders of this oounty to their
Representatives, would have secured
hit vote for it. Yet, I have no doubt
but that this assent will be accompa
nied by the most tremendous appre
hensions and highest colorings to his
objections. To alarm the people seem t
to be the ground-work of his plan.
The want of a qualified-wivigation act
ia already deolared to be a means by
which the produce of the Southern
States will be reduced to nothingand
will become a monopoly of the North
ern and Eastern States. To. enumer
ate all his objections is unnecessary
because they are detailed in the ad
dress of the seceding members of the
Assembly of Pennsylvania, which, no
doubt, y oi have seen. I scarcely
think that any .powerfull opposition
will bo made to the Constitution being
submitted to the people of thit State.
If it it given, it will be at that meeting
in which, I hope, you will make it con
Teniant to attend. F-xpUpstien will
be wanting. .None on give them with
more precision and accuracy f than
yourself. The sentiments of Mr. Hen
ry, with respect v to the Constitution
wnieti Is submitted are no known
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these parts. .Mr. Joe. Jones (who it
eems was in Alexandria a few days
after my return home) wat of opinion
that they would not be inimical to it;
others, however, conceive that, aa the
advocate of A paper emission, he can
not be favorable to a Constitution
which is an affectial bar.
"From circumstances which have
been related it is conjectured that the
Governor wishes he had been among
the subscribing members; bat time
will disclose more than we know at
present with respect to the whole of
this business; and when I hear more I
will write to again.-1. In the mean
while, I pray you to be assured of the
sincere regard and affection with
"I am, my dear sir,
"Your most obedient and
very humble servant,
Signed 'G. WASHINGTON.
. "P. 8. Having received in a letter
from Colonel Mason a detail of his ob
jections to the proposed Constitution, I
inclose you a copy of them.
"JAMES MADISON, JUN., Esq."
[From the Detroit Post]
A youiig couple living just abovo
Windsor came to thiscity on Saturday
to visit sorao friends. They reside
near tho shore of the river on the other
side, and it had been their custom to
cross in n small boat and return when
ever inclination suited them. They
had been making a brief visit in this
"ity.last week, aud intended to return
home on Saturday morning.
A strong north-west gale wat blow
ing at that time, and their friends at
tempted to dissuade them from return
ing. Especially did they think it un
wise to venture out in a small boat,
and the safer route by the regular fer
ry was urgod. Rut the gentleman had
every faith iu hie ability to manage a
boat, no matter how the wavea might
run, and his wife had equal confidence
in her husband. 'At least she deter-
"-.I- . ..fV -.
They accordingly tet eut. It wat
scaroely daylight in the morning when
they started out. The family on the
other aide of the river expected thoir
arrival,.an4wheu the morning passed
by and they did net come anxiety be
gan to manifest itsalf. Shortly after
dinuer one of the family came to this
side to aacertain the cause of their de
tention. Judgo of his astonishment to
find thntt they had set oat for home
very early in the morning. ' As they
had not arrived,' it wua immediately
conjecture that the boat had been over
turned in the galo, and that they had
drowned. Inquiry waa immediately set
A man at one Df the mills in the up
per part ef the city, who saw them set
out, reported that shortly afterward
he saw a small boat, which he identifi
ed aa boing the tame, drifting down
the river, and bottom side up. This
seemed to decide their fate and their
friends gave them up aa lost.
On Monday morning, however, the
missing couple returned to their home
to the astonishment and delight of
the;r friends. It seems that, upon
reaching the middle of the river, they
found the gale to be much more vie
lent than they had supposed. When
the full force of the gale wat felt, the
boat was filled with water and nearly
capsized. The strength of a tingle
roan could not manage, it, and it wat
driven a wreck upon Belle Isle, just
above the city. Though completely
saturated with water, and nearly fro
xen with the increasing cold, the gen
tleman and his wife mtnaged to oling
to the little craft until it was driven
ashore. Thoy then made their way to
one of the residences on the uWtnd,
which they reached in a benumbed
and almostfainting condition.
The gale still continuing throughout
the day and night of Sunday, it was
impossible to reach the main land.-
The capsized, boat which was seen
drifting down the river ons Saturday
proved to belong- io a Schooner whioh
was lying aihore and . from which it
had broken awav.
Mr There is a region in Oxford Co.,
Maine, where the toil is so poor that a
ingle grasshopper might look over ten
acres of it and weep.
1 A abort way to get rid of the
National debt would be to get Gov
ernment cotton speculators to ateht !
Tom Benton's Advice.
A representative, In bis maiden
speech on the floor of Congrett, in re
ply to an opponent, by hie telling hits
witty tsy ingt and pant kept the IIonne
in a roar of laughter for nearly half an
hour, closing amid quite a demonstra
tion of approbation, and, at he thought
with euccess.' What was his surprise,
after having received the congratula
tions of several of hit friends at the
close of the day's proceedings, to be
greeted by Mr. Benton, who, laking
him aside, said ' ,
.'Sir, I heard your speech. , I have
been here many years. This is your
first session. , , Will you permit me, to
give you a bit of advice?',' . ' .
' Certainly, Sir'" wat the reply. .- "I
shall feel honored by vour courtesy."
"Well, Sir," taid Mr. Benton, "your
peech whs exceedingly brilliant: it
sparkled with wit; it was funny, they
laughed most heartly At it; but never
do such a thing here again, if you wish
to advance as a statesman and at a
,' What I" said the astonished dispu
taut, "never make a speech I"
"No, Sir, not that; but never make
"Not make pcoplelaugh, Mr. Benton!
Why, it requires considerable genius
to make a witty speech."
. "True, Sir; but the public has a poor
appreciation of genius; you must gain
a ri'putiition, for wisdom, not wit; you
can gain a reputation for wisdom iu
Congress hy not speaking a word dur
ing the session."
"A reputation fjpr wisdom?
"Certainly; sit stil and look wiso;
mankind is prone la reverence the sol
There was a great deal of truth in
old Tom't sssertion.
Frightful Accident to Two Rope
Frightful Accident to Two Rope Walkers in San Francisco.
A shocking catastrophe, which may
be attonded with fatal results, occured
a few days tince at the Willowt. Miss
Rosa Celeste, tho well knrwn fundani
bulist, or rope-walker, waa advertised
to wheel a burrow with a man named
Keunovan (the pedestrian in italoog a
cable stretched from a high platform to
the top of the pavilion. It appears,
that when the time came for perform
ing the feat, it wat found that Kenuo
van waa distrustful of Miss Colests't
ability to wheell him across in safety,
and had been nerVin&Jiimself with
liquof. ' Miss Celeste declined tOUfP
dertako the feat with a timid man : but
as the audience misunderstanding her
action, jeered her for her want of cour
age, ahe was stung into the imprudence
of attempting it. Before Miss Celeste
had gone ten feet from the platform,
and when the waa twenty two feet
from the ground, hercompanion in the
barrow changed hit position. By the
aid of the balancing pole she had near
ly recovered the shock to her equilibri
um, and again essayed to go on, when
the foolish man moved the second time
and Celeste, Kennovan and thejbarrow
came to the earth. Kennovan was un
dermost, and, besides bruisos from the
fall, he waa terribly mangled by tho
iron work of the barrow, which tore hit
ear from the socket and larcerated the.
muaclea of hit neck. Celeste elnng to
her pole, and one end of it striking the
ground, broke her fall before it snapped
and she struck on her elbow, breaking
it and her shoulder bond but aaving
her head, and thus escaping instaneeua
death. There are doubts respecting
the fate of both, as the medical attend
ants can not tell what internal injuries
have been received.
Frightful Accident to Two Rope Walkers in San Francisco. A Quack in the Hands of a
Hon. David PaulBrown, oCthe Phil
adelphia bar, relates the following good
story in a late work of hit : j
A quack had instituted a in it for
medical nerviest agaiunt one of his
neighbors, and the suit being brought
for the use of another, becuAne himself
the witnoss. A Mr. Williams, who
was employed to defend the suit and
expose the quackory and worthlessnoss
of the services rendered, subjected the
doctor to the following crosi examina
tion: Jid you treat the patient according
to the most approved rules of turgery
asked the counsel.
"By all means certainly I did," re
plied the witness. Did you decapitate
him? inquired the counsel.
"Undoubtedly I did that was a
matter of course," answered the doctor's
Did you perform the Caesarean ope
ration upon him ? asked the counsel.
"Why of course," answered the wit
noBs. "his condition required it, and it
wat attended with very- gret suc
cess.,' . , : J
Did youthen, stilt further queried
tho counsel, subject hie body to autop
"Certainly," , replied the witness,
"that waa the very last remedy adop
ted." Well, then, dootor said the counsel,
of you first out off the defendant'! head
then uisueoted him, and he still sur-
vives it, X have no more to ask, and if 1
your olaimt will survive it, n quackery 1
deterret to be immortal, '
A Jealous Husband-He Finds a
Pair of Boots.
One ef the little episodes ef life oc
curred night before last that ehoald be
a lesson to all jealout husbandt. There
it a family living in one of the best lo
cated houses in South Memphis whose
worldly means are above the fear of
want, The wife it one of thote gener
ous hearted women who loves her hus
band with all the devotion of a true
heart ; but her lord It one of those mix
ta res of the brute with an occasional
good trait. He, bowover, lotos hit bet
ter half, but. allows hie love to be lost
iu his je alOusy. The lady had been
in the habit ot meeting his lordship at
the door each evening with a welcome
kiss. - It so happens that Otor a month
the green eved monster hit interrupt-
kd their, domestic, bliss, although, the
I i ' r . j . 1
laiuiiui wiie Bir inieaau meeun,Bcr
bosband at the door withhe usual
greeting of a kisa. On Friday night,
however, the brute went home later
than usual something near ten o'clock
and the wife had retired. Not meet
ing her at the door, bis jealousy aroee
to a fighting point, and he instantly
went to the back door, expecting to
find a mare's nest, and sure enough he
did. The first thing he saw, after en
tering the house, was a pair of boots I
I have him, thought he. He next
locked the boots iu a closet and obtain
ing a light he entered the sleeping
apartment, but to hie astonishment he
found only his wife. He neit searched
the house from top to bottom, but no
Don Juan could be seen. We need not
nay that the night was passed most un
pleasantly, to both husband and wife.
The brute, however, told hie better
half that he had her lover'a boots, and
through them he would yet know the
scoundrel. Divorce was talked of and
the wife's protestations that she was
innocent only brought the reply of
"boots." She cried, "I am not guilty!'
and he vociferated "boots." Morning
at last came, and the onraged husband
we"tfor his shoe leather he breught
them up stairs ; shaking them in his
wife's face, when upon a close examin
ation the discovery was made thatthey
were his cvn boot I The wife like a
sensible woman, forgave him, and she
has only to say "boots," to make her
hunbaml plead for mercy.
1. Blessed ia he who does net make
a rent, for he will not have &n income
tax to pay.
2. Blessed ia the bald-headed
for his wUe cannot pull hit hair.
3. Blessed it the homely man, for
the girls shall not molest him ; yea,
thrice blessed ie be, for when heasketh
a lady to danoe the ehall antwer him,
saying, "I am engaged for the next
4. Blessed it he who polisheth hia
boots and not hie morals, who maketh
the outside of hit head to ahine, but
neglecteth the inside thereof, for all
the girls shall rise up with smiles at
hia coming and call him beautiful.
6. Blessed ia the man who hath no
brains, but brass in abundance, for he
shall be the ladiea favorite. Selah I .
6. Blessed it the man who giveth
many and costly presents to young la
dies, for great will be Lit reward in a
7. Blessed it the man who italwaya
flat broke, for no man eaith unto him,
'Lend me five dollars.'
8. Blessed it the Digger Indian, for
unto him no man preseuteth a subscrip
9. Blessed it the Chinaman, for when
he it asked to eontribute to a -good
cause" he answereth, laying, "Me no
aabe," and straightway the philanthro
pist Isavee him, and John goeth on kit
Didn't Like Widowers.
In endoavoring to take the. census
for the government the marshals ooca
sionally met with such difficulties as to
well-nigh deprive them of their own
sensee. The following colloquy is said
to have taken place somewhere be
tween a marshal and an Iriahwo
iu an :
"How many male members have yon
in the family V"
"Niver a one."
"When were you married ?"
"The day Pat Doyle left Tipperary
for America. Ah I well did I mind it.
A sunshinier day never gilded the sky
of Owld Ireland'
"What was the condition ofyour
husband before marriage?"
"Divil a man more miserable. He
said if I did not give him a promise
within two weeks he'd blow his brains
out with a crowbar."
"Was he at the time of your mar
riage a widower or a bacbelor. r
"A which 7 a widower did yon say 7
Ah I now go away with your nonsense.
It it the like of me that would take up
with a second-hand husband? Do I
look like the wife of a widower? A
fioor divil all lege and consumption
ike a sick turkey. A widower! May
I be blessed if I'd not rather live an
owld maid and bring up a family on
buttermilk and praties."
ftyTbe amount of glass detired for
the windows of the Pant Exposition it
80,000 square motors, which ia sutH-
cient quantity to cover nearly twenty
aerea ot lawi, - . . - .
Where the Mormons Come
' A Mofmon elder, in a long and well
written article in the Galaxy t for Oct.
15, announces as follows the source of
the Mormon body? "
"The Mormons are Wesleyans. TVe
differ very-little, - MTeptlng1n B'few
peculiarities eiu'h as polygamy -o-from
the aniient Wesleyans. Most of us are,
from that body from t the Wesley sa
parents, Sunday-schools and churches.
The writer's grandfather was an early
Methodist, and a member of the con
nection fifty-two y eart. Thus it it
with many more of our body, many of
whom .have bn Wesley an - local
treat here. Brighara Young and hit
rothers were Methodists, and in spite
of onr few' outward difference, there
are no people1 to much like John "Wot
ley and bit early followers in- spirit
faith and missionary energy, and al
most every other distinctive feature, a 4
the Uormoni. It is tree, we are Bap
tists, but it is Wesleyan Baptist!." " '
The Men to Marry.
.Punch gives some good advice to
women in looking for suitable hus
bandt. Among other things he taid :
"The man who don't take tea, ill
treatt the cat, takee snuff, and stands
with his back to the lire, is a brute
whom I would not advise you to mar
ry on any consideration, cither for love
or money, but decidedly not for love.
But the man who, when tea is over, is
discovered to have had none, is very
sure to nrake a good husband. Patience
like his deserves being rewarded with
the best of wives and the best of moth
ers in-law. My dears, when you meet
with such a man do your best to mar
ry him. In the severest of winter ho
would not mind going to bed first. .'
fa A San Francisco, paper says
that Miss Alice Kingsburrt the actress
went to the Baptist church in that city
recontly and volunteered to teach a
class in the Sunday achool. The offer
wae accepted, and the superintendent
complimented the lady on the manner
in which she performed the duties. He,
however, when lecturing to the chil
dren on their duties, warned them to
shun the theater, for it was a "light
house of hell, and all acton and ac
tresses were emissaries of the devil."
Miss Kingsbury got up and stated that
she wat an actress and a member of
the church, and in a thort speech do
fended the profession in a manner that
placed hort du combat the man who had
opened the war.
19" A curiout and ingeniout piece
of mechanism it now on exhibition in
Bangor, Maiue. It is a magic singing
bird. manufactured inSwitaorlaind. and
just impcrted. It ia an exact imita
tion of a West India hninming-bird,
and it tingt in a most beaatifulmanner
in immitation of several of the most
The Princbs. Prinoe Arthur hav
ing now reached hie sixteenth year,
Her Majesty, it ia announced, has de
termined that be shall enter the Royal
Military Academy at Woolwich aa a
gentleman cadet. The Prince oi Waist
it a General in the army, and . Colonel
of the Tenth Hussars; Prince Alfred
it a Captain in the navy; and it it in
tended that Prince Arthur shall be pro
pared for ' a commit. ion in the
eneineera of artillerv. - The rovnl fam-
ily will thut be connected with nearly
overy brancn ot tne service.
Thx Usx or tb i Ron. The follow-
ing ttory it told of a father of the
church : At an association dinner, a
debate aroee at to the uie of the rod in
bringing up children.' The Doutor
took the affirmative, and the chief op
ponent waa a yonng minister, whose
reputation for veracity waa not hiirh.
He maintained that parents often do
narm to their children by unjust pun
ishment, from not knowing the facts of
the case. "Why," said he, "the only
time my father whipped me was for
letting the truth." "Well," retorted
the Doctor, "it cured you of it, didn't
Got the Cuioit,. A benevolent gen
tleman, traveling in the Green Moun
tains, discovered at the door of a furm
house a baby brandishing a two-inch
mortising chisel, to its imminent dan
ger. So taking away the sharp-edged
tool, he sought the mother.
"Madam,'7 said he, "I thought it my
duty to stop and tell you that your lit
tle child had got tho chisel.'1 . "Oh !
Sir," said she, "I'm ever so much obli
ged to yon. I knew something was the
matter with that child, and didn't know
what it was. They have got it awful
down to Bennington!
2r A man who had wona fattnrkey
at a rattle, and whose pious wife wat
very inquititive about the method of
obtaining the poultry, satisfied her
scruples, at least, by the remark that
the "Shakers" gave it to him.
ca-In Milwakee durinir the naat.
year, ne rolling mill, four flour mills,
1 - A J' iJ,!- .
two prewenes, mo uistiueries. tlx
churches, twenty-nine business blocks.
and one thousand private mldenoes
bjtve been erected,. v '
IT IT ill I I . HtatraiaitataaT W TWaMMilMnwstMM aMaWWa
0.,Satawt Caraar af rlU M
PCBLlSHRD IVBftT TUXVAT VOaiot.
v.i t r. r m a
for oat Jr. pbi la tirw . - .MM
for fix lanulh., p.;b)ta aovaara i a - 1 tO
for llirae monlli. pjbl in artnca . - - .11
mitts belli, rnwuntrt.
The Catholic Clergy and the Fenians
-A letter frm Dublin.-dated Novem
berv lOthp aisertt on 'good .authority
that the Irish Catholic. iJiahcn or a
large number of them being a ware
that a 'revolutionary outbreak ii im
minent, resolved to have tddreetet on
that., subject delivered ia all! their
churches and phapela on .Euuday, .No
vember 17. warningtheif flo, ks against
taking any part In the intended move-
tnent. 1 The clergy' wer to set forth
the horrors inevitably attendant on re
volutionary, struggle. ipeci:iy when,
such ttrugglet are unsuccessful as;.,
is supposed the contemplated insur
rection m Inland would be; a:'.1 they
were to argne ' that,' apart altogether
from the political- aspect" of the enoa
tipu, the hopelessness of a, rebellions
movement in Ireland deprives it of all
religious justifisation. . ' . --
'. ' - m i r 'mtd 4
Cost or Printing a Daily PapiA Im
TitE Fxn WrsT.' Tie-; Denver Daily
News tari'It costs here aboul8t,20f
per week te ran a daily newspaper.---The
voting population of I leaver ,'4
abont twelve hundred. OfU.eio sboat
two-thirda take and pay for a daily
paper. It is a faot too well known to
require any argument to prove, that
there in scarcely a daily paper in the
Union whose subscription rates cover
the cost of the blank paper upon which,
it it printed. Did the News depend
only upon i's subscription for support,
it could not live a week. To meet cur
rent expenses, the advertising patrons
must made np what subscription faila
to pay about tix hundred and fifty
dollars. Tho average number of ad
vertisers ia this community is about
one hundred, these one hundred ad
vertisers must pay weekly, to sustain
the paper, tix dollars and filly cents
eash, in order to moot the expenses of
the mechanical and professional labor
roquired on itt columns." - ; -
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A New "Wat or Protecting Satis,
Among new English inventions it
what it called a 'safe protector," by
which a email apparatut in the aufe
serves as gas-meter, ' and is connected
with a lamp in the strset.. The mech
anism ii so arranged that a blow on
the top of the safe, or any tampering
with the doort or gas-pipes, will dis
connect the supply of gas, and put out
the light, thus giving a warning to,
watchmen or the police.
' ' f 9 tavUll II
3 An interesting experiment wae
lately tried on a cholera patient by a
French doctor. The patient had grown
blue and cold, and was falling rspldly
into a oollapso, when the doctor injoo
ted into the arm of the patient about
twelve ounces of water at a tempera
lure of one hundred and four degrees
Fahrenheit. The man soon grew war,
tner, hie poise became perceptible, he
showed unmistakable eignt of return
ing life, and, in fact, sixteen hours af,
ter the operation, in the morning, he
sat np in bed and asked for a drink.
He went on improving, passed through,
the phases of an ordinary convales
cence and got well. j0-
Marbted bt Miar ake. -The Detroit.
Union of Thuraday aaya : "Lett eve
ning Edward Thayer and Mise Helen
F. Jeiliman, attended by Mr. Auitio
Humphrey and Annie E. Create, went
to St. Paul's church, the former to gev
married and the latter to act as grooms
man and bridesmaid. They a'l atood
up before the alter, and the officiating
clergyman, the Rev. Mr. Dunn, suppo
sing that both couplet were to be mar
ried, requetted the gentlemen to bin
handt with their respective ladies,
which was done, and in a very short
space of time the fou- were made two.:
The situation being fully realised by
tho latter couple, tneyconoluded to ac
cept what they could not very wU
help, and all adjourned to their boards
ing house quite well pleusod with th
result of the preacher's mistake." .
A Lono Rtsr, In a private letfe '.
written by a friend in Germany, U.
Captain F. W. yTimiogheus Hancock,
the following mention of an old alive
lead mine is made : "The old Sunnuni
sliver mine in Greece has been purch.
ased by a French company, and .work
recommenced. This -mine suspended
operations two thousand two hundred
and ninety four years ago, or 428 JV C
They are at present only mining for
lead, and are working a force of, four,
hundred men, and running aeven,
smelting furnaces." Suiatum is laid
to have been a rich yielding mine in
the early period of its workings.
Till Sba Coast of Main:. Ona nf
the eugineers of the coast survey stater'
that the sea coast of Maine, foil.iwin,.'
all its indentations, is longer than ttu '
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Auitukiu cauie. ...
: ifj. ;t te
Secretary McCulloch nMnn.'
to discharge all his female olerks. Th
dear creatures make no end of trouk", ! '
and besides tntre are one h&dr '
more than are needed. ' -o ... , a n
w,l nr. , .
x no war liurunmnnt hm
niahed np to July 1st last past, 8,0:f
!s, 2,240 arms, not to mntiou ' 51"
haudt and 0 foet; The Secretary-att'
mates thai 1,000 limbs remain - to b
supplied. ', s i tf -t i u. - ,