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8Y G. w ESE. THE OONTITUTION.--STATE RIGHTS. TERMS,.-*. PER YEAR.
VOL. I. CLINTON, L". SATURDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 22, 1855. NO. 36.
..a "Ibl ANA DEMOCRAT" will be pub.
e vr* WIDItISDAT f aO SAIVRDAT, at THREE
pler D p ble in advanoc. Two oop
leii b lnleh Tor ý YB DOLLARS. aquar.
_.lHl i nallri at One Dollar pot quire
i L v lines o less,) for th Arat Insrtlou,
Matd f*eqaut for each subgequent one.
!.he e fb ansnouneoln a aendidate Ibr oloe will
p TEN Dollars, payable n advance.
OARDS, PROFESSIONAL, &o.
JoqE McVsA, Clinton, . MOVUA, Jnckson.
JOHN & MoVEA,
Attornt.i . .O Liar,
CLINTON JACKOON. LA.
W. FERGU$ KERNAN,
Attorneb & counsellor at Law,
DIRACTICEB in the Parishes of Eaat and West
SPellelana. a 14
JAMES B. SMITH,
Attrney and connsellor at Law,
W ILL attend business In East and West Fellelana
and St.llelena. a 14
JOHN M. ROBERTS,
Attorney at Law,
Omcre: MAIx STRIas.
'.15WMAN & DE LEE,
tttorti and onaefleor at Law,
BUSINES S egtrated to thueir care will be prompt
y aottended to.
Barn cs.-- Messs. Olkey & Hawkins; J. B,
fyrae " Co.; New Orleans. a 14
HAYNES & ELLIS,
Ittorie iuand Counelior. at Law,
JuA. 0. VQt~A. J. 0. KILDOCRN
FUQUA & KILBOURN,
Attornies at Law,
DRACTICE In the courts of East and West Felici
San, and t. Ilelenua. a 14
ATTORNEY & COUNBSELLOR AT LAW,
TIIIi undersigned, havi rg entered into partnership
I in tho practice of their prolnssion, will attend to
all business entrusted to them in the parish of East
And, to any business, entrusted to either, in the
ad4acent Parishes, they will attend separately.
Oleo in Clinton, La. JAlE.l 11, MUSE,
a 14 1). C. IIAtRDEE.
P. B. SAMFORD,
Attorney and Counsellor at Law,
WrILL attend to any prorfesional husinoss entrust
ed to hiha in East amid West Feliciana, East
hatoi Itonge, and St. Helena Parishes. je9
Jutioe of the Peace k Notary Publio,
Omce on the North side of the Public Square.
Notary Publio and Auctioneer.
WILL attend promptly to all business entrusted
to his care.
Orics : North East corner of the Public Square.
DR. F. R. HARVEY,
CONTINUFS the practice of hl professilon, and
Srespectfully toders his services to the citisens
of Clinton and vlciity. a 14
Da. 0. u. PORTER,
DESPECTFULLY offers his professlonal services
lb to the citizens of Clinton, and its vicinity.
lie can always be found, when not profossionally
*Sgaged, at the Drug Store of Wm. Sadler, on Brick
Bow. a 14
E. L. IAYGOOD,
PROMPT attontion will be given to the male of
SReal Estate and Personal Proporty within the
Parlsh of East Fololans. Otleo in Clinton, a 14
april 14 JACKSON, La.
OAKEY & HAWKINS,
lactors and General Commission Merchants,
No. 90 GRAVIER STREET,
DB ts ogbr their services to Planters and Mer.
chaste, and promise attention and promptnesm to
tl esuelgmente entrusted to their care. a 14
Cotton Factor k Commission Merchant,
No. 68 GRAVIER STREET,
eI. DALET. E. U. A. TALLARIE.
E. M. DALEY & Co.
aatnimblon k Forwarding Merchants,
AND WHOLOSALE DEALERS IN
SR Tcboupitoulu Street,
J. G. DiABMOND.
Souusor to arrIS & DeAUEOQl.
TASB hand, Baeon lour Lard, HaNs,
II do. sugar ered, Co Bee Molasses,
Mess Pork. Soap, utlery,
Salt, Tobacco, Woodwars,
Axes, C~Oars, Crookery,
do handles, Gaupowdor, Glusware,
Cow peast,Shot Tinware,
Oils, Plekies, Brooms,
Yeast powders,Splces, Hoes,
Coffee, Starch, Spades, shovels
Teas, Sal soda, Trace chains,
Sugar, brown Nails, Porter, London
do crushed Well rope, 'Vinegar,
Rice, do buckets. Wines, ss'd,
Candles, Wash boards, Fruits, prsvd.
Lime & cement Castings,
Domestics, calicoes, blankets, linseys, hay and
BAGGING, ROPE, AND TWINE.
LJQVoRs, assorted; and many other articles.
In fact, a general assortment of such ariclos,
as are usually found in such houses, to which
attention is particularly nvited,
Terms being strictly cash, pries will be pro
portionately low. Additional fresh supplies
will be received weekly. iv 7
Iadlel, rdles, a arlees ManSfaUotore
North sklde f the publi Square.
TWJOULD respectfuly inform his patrons and
1V the publie in general, that he has just re
ceived a large and well selected assortment of
LEATHER, HARDWARE, &c.
suitable for the mannfacture of any and every
article that may be wanted or called for in his
line of business : viz.
SADDLES, BRIDLES, HARNESS, &ec.
His stock of Leather has been selected with
great care, and is of the best quality.
The Saddlery Hardware is direct from New
York, and is of the latest style and pattern.
With competent and experienced workmen
to manufacture this material, he hopes to give
p)erfect satisfaction, and will warrant all work,
both as to quality and execution.
1 CALL AND EXAMINE. -
N. B. All open accounts must be settled
on the 1st of November. je 9
COACH AND CARRIAGE MAKER,
I STILL oontinue to build all
kinds of Pleasure Carriages, on
the most approved plan, at the old stand, on
the main street, running east from the Public
Thankful for the patronage and public confi
dence extended. I desire to retain and increase
the same, by industry, promptness, fair prices,
and good work, which will be guaranteed to
I am fully prepared to furnish at short notice,
METALLIC BURIAL CASES,
and WooDEN COFFINS, on such terms as will
insure me against any charge of extortion, from
ag'Personal attention given on all Burial
a 28 R. BOWMAN.
Carriages & Buggys made and repaired,
BY CHARLES P. JARRETT,
HAVING superior facilities for
the prompt and faithful execution
of a strictly Carriage and Buggy making and
repairing Business, I invite public attention to
my establishment. None but finished work
men are in my employ, and no inferior or old
fashioned work will be found on hand.
Arrangements have been made for receiving
the best material now in use, for completing
every style of running gear, body, painting and
trimming, which taste or wealth can desire.
Designs for Carriages, Buggys, Sulkys, &c.
on the latest and most fashionable plnns can be
seen at my shop. Call and see them.
An assortment of Northern made Buggys,
always on hand.
All kinds of repairing done at the shortest
notice to insure neatness and durability. All
work warranted, with proper usage.
as'My terms are cash, or approved city c
FISK'S METALLIC BURIAL CASES.
I have procured the special and exclusive
right of sale, for FIsa's PATENT METAILIO Cor
rIIs, for the Parish of East Feliciana. Any
infringement upon my right in the sale of these
cases will subject the violator to prosecution.
Samuel Decker, is my authorized agent, in
Jackson, for the sale of the same.
Wooden Comins made to order, and every
tatentlon given on Funeral occasions. A fine
Hearse always in readiness.
He can be found after night at the hotel of
EvANs WHITE. s 22.
may 5 C. P. JARRETT.
FURNITURE ! FURNITURE !!
IIE undersigned has opened in the
T Town of Clinton, a argesseort
ment of PFhrniure, consisting of
Bureaus, Bedsteads, Chairs, Sofas,
Armoires, Lounges, Cribs,
and almost every other article of Furniture, sulta
ble for the market, which he will sell low, for cash.
His store is on the south side of the public square.
aug 11 H. B. GAY, Agent for M. HARars.
S easks clear Sides, for sale by
,,, I, --ViitanýatP d; 11s.o wl
Tbe sta f of tlonau Parish of raet Pelelana,
seventh Distriot ou, No. 1180.
Timothy O'Call an ve. Caedb 0, Gayle.
'Y VIRTUS of w s or 8 a, to me dlreed, b,
J the honorable oourt aoresid, in the above nt!
tied malt, I have seid and will oStr tor ee at the
door of the court bouse It.ald prlsb, on the
8T8/dAf2URDAY OF IAN0Fv: , 1866.
between the honur of 11 o'clock A. N. and 4 o'clock
P. N., the blowli proprty given up by the .e
fendant to saUdtlf p[nti 's demand sad all cots
A certain negro woman by the name of Violet,
and ber four children, to-wit: MaUtta(, Mar
tin, Adaline, and Jim, all slaves for life.
kben qf mleJ-COab, with the benefit of appraise.
deo 1, 1668 9. N. G. BROWN, ShBeriff.
The State of Loladane--Parish of East eloiuana.
Ith Distriot Court. No. 1449.
Martha Holmes vs. Thomas Albrittou.
-BY VIRTUE of a writ of i. fa. issued in the above
- entitled suit from the honorable court aforesaid.
directed to he sheriff of said parish, I have seised
and will offer for sale at the door of the court house
in said parish, on the
FIRST BATURDAT OF JANITARF,
A. o 1866, between the hours of 11 o'olock, A.. and
4 o'clock r. u., all the right, title, interest, and claim
of the defendant, Thomas Albritton, in and to the
following named and deserlbed property, towit :
One certain negro woman, by the name of
LUCY, of black complexion.
horme qf S.-Caub, with the benefit of appraise
dec 1,1856 B. Y. G. BROWN, Sheriff.
The State of Louislala, Parish of East Felleiana,
Seventh District Court, No. 184.
J. M. Woesott, Hart, Labatt & Co, tranlsbres, us.
Wm. Lewis, et al.
BY VIRTUE of a writ of 8. th. to me directed
from theHonorable court aforesaid, in the above
entitled suit, I have seized on and will offer for sale,
at the door of the court house in said perish, on the
FIRST SATURDAY OF JANUARY, 1866,
between the hours of 10 o'clock, A, m. and 4 o'olock,
P. a., all the right title, lnterest, and claim of the
defendanat, Wm. Lewis, in and to the following
named anddescribed property, to wit.
A certain negro man by the name of Stewart,
aged about forty years, of black complexion,
and a blacksmith, by trade.
fims. qf ale.-4sCh, with the benefit olappraise
deo 1, 1855 B. Ni. 0. BROWN, Sheriff.
Tho State of Louisiana, Parish of East Fellolana,
Seventh District Court. No. 980.
M. Ilolmes, Administratrlx, vs. J. B. Powers.
)Y VIRTUE of a writ of fI. fa. to mun directed,
• from the honorable Court aforesald, Ih, t'u( ab.ve
entitled cause, I will ofter at sheriff's sal.k. at the
door of the Court House, in said 'Parish. on the
FIRST SAT'URDAY IN JANUARY, 185t;.
between the hours of 11 o'clock, a.m.. and 4 o'clock.
p. m., all the right, title, interest, and claim of
the defendant J. B. Powers, in and to the follow.
log described property, given up by said Powres to
satisfy plaintiff's demand and all costs, to wit:
A certain tract of land, situated, lying and
being in said parish, on the Amite River,
containing (160) one hundred and sixty
acres, more or less, bounded on the north
by J. B. Powers, on the east by lands of
Henry Knox, on the south by lands of Au
gustus Cobb, on the west by lands of James
Booker, or Public land.
Thrs qf Sale.-Cash, with the benefit of appraise
dec 1, 185 B. M. G. BROWN, Sheriff.
PLANTATIONS FOR SALE.
I OFFER, at private sale, the place where 1 now re
side, situate in the Parish of East Fellciana, on
the waters of Blaff Creek, ten miles south east of
the town of Clinton, containing two sections, with
all the improvements thereon, consisting of a good
dwelling, out houses, gin and mill, 240 acres being
cleared; the place is a healthy location, well tim
bered and watered, and is as desirable as any in the
parish. Either one or both sections will he sold. to
suit purchasers. Also: that line tract of land, on
which the late Elizabeth Chaney resided. sold at
Probute sale on the 24th November last, situate on
the Amite river, in the abovenamed Parish, 13 miles
from the town of Clinton, containing 040 acres
good dwelling, gin, negro cabins, and other out,
houses, between two and three hundred acres being
open and under good repair. For terms apply to
the undersigned, on the premises.
den 16 DAVID M. CIIANEY.
LAND FOR SALE.
ONE seotlon of land, situate in the I'arish of East
Feliolana, within five mill's of the towu of CIIn
ton, with all the improvements, necossary for com
fort or convenience, the same being in good repair.
Also: A section of land, in the Parish of East Ba
ton Rouge, near Greenwell springs.
Both sections will be sold on reasonable terms.
For further particulars, onquire at this office. ds
I HAVE a set of second hand double Harness, fit
foz a'palr of large hornes, whlch I will sell low
or cash. FRITZ, e Bed8,w.
"FOR SALE, by thesubroriber, the celebrated Gin
ger Brandy, an excellent stomachic, and for per
aona aflloted with the Dyspepela, it is valueble.
jeo WM. GUlIINY.
AFRESH supply of pur LiyuOrM, for nv dii:iinnl
uesI, juslt recpived and for sale by
ocl 90 LANS;uWOTIIY d'Ill lio)N.
CLOTHING, HATS, BOOTS, & SfHOI S
TlHE LATEST etyles of ltnest material and hbu
flnish, on band and for sale by
a12 MILLS, CLEVEIAN). & Co.
T INSES, and Kcri.ya, jultreceived, and for sall
by J, G. DEARMOND.
PENS, PENCILS, & PEN HOLDERS
JUST reoelved, a great variety of Pennu, I'euoln
and Pen bolders, of every shapo and kind. Eve
ry bod ca be d. Gall lad buy.
The 8tate of Loulans, Parib of east lPellelO n,
Seventh Distriet UeO.t, No. S7.
In the matter of the sncesmon of Andrew J.
PURSUANT to an ord4r of the Honorable
Court aforesald, and by virtue of a com
muison to me direoted, I wll oe fr forsale at
the late residenceof the deoeased in this Pa
lab, at puble auction, on
THURSDAY. JANUARY 10, 1856,
between the hours of 11 o'clock, A. n., and
sunset of the same day, the followlag property,
real and personal, apprtalaltg to said seooes
lson, to wits
The home place, known ps the " China Grove
Plantation," belng the last re.denee of the
deceased, A. J. Brame, contaIning about
four hundred and sixty three I 100 acree,
being bounded on the north by Beaver
creek, south by Lipsoomb and Scott, east
by Thomas Lipsoomb, and west by Gann &
Also: the following personal property:
Twenty five head of hogs, three mules, five
cows and calves, one sorrel mare, one sorrel
colt, one old carriage, one horse wagon and
gears, three plought, a lot of old ploughs,
harrows &e,, one old buggy, ten empty sn
gar hogsheads, lot of molasses barrells, a
lot of houseopld Ifbrltere, a lot of bed
clothes and blankets, one lot of kithoben fur
The crop of Corn and Cotton made in the
TERMs or ALL..
The China Grove Plantation to be sold on
a credit of one, two, and three years, the pur
chase price to bear eight per cent interest
from the day of sale until paid. Payment to
be secured by mortgage, confeslion of judg
ment, and personal security.
The personal property to be sold on the fol
lowing terms : For all sums of twenty dollars,
and less, for CASH. For all sums over that
amount, a credit of 19 months from day of
sale, with eight per cent interest from day of
sale and with approved personal security.
dec 8 G. W. CATLETT. Auctioneer.
The State of Louislana-Parish of B.st Fellolana.
7th Distrlot Court. No. 2168,
In the matter of the uaocession of Blsabeth
IN pursuance of and by virtue of a commis.
sion directed to me from the honorable
Court aforesaid, I will offer for sale at public
auction, to the last and highest bidder, at the
last place of residence of said deceased, in the
aforesaid Parish, on or near the Amlie river,
at the hour of 10 o'clock a, m., on
THIIURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 1856,
the following described property, belonging to
said succession, to wit:
A CERTAIN TIACT OF LAND, con
talning 820 acres, with all the improve
meats thereon, being the same upon which
deceased resided at the time of her death,
situated on the Amite river in the afore
said parish, (the boundaries to be more
particularly described on the day of sale.)
Also, the following described property, to
80 head of cattle,
20 head of sheep,
One hundred and eight head of hogs,
One carriage and harness,
One old wagon,
Four head of horses,
One half lot of Blacksmith's tools,
One lot of plantation tools,
One lot of kitchen furniture,
Five beds and bed clothing,
Six tables, four chairs, and one armoire,
One lot of crockery and cutlery.
TBYMS Or SALs.
The tract of Land to be sold on a credit of
one and two years from the day of sale, in
equal instalments, with interest at eight per
cent per annum from due, payment secured by
special mortgage, and approvsd personal sencu
;rity ; the stock of cattle, sheep, and hogs, one
half CA Nl; the balance, together with the
baulance of the personal property, on a credit
of one year for all sums over ten dollars ; for
all sums under ten dollars, Cash. Purchumers
to furnish notes, with approved security, to
bear eight per cent interest, after due.
dec 8 JAMES WELSH, Auctioneer.
BARGAINS TO CLOSE.
BEING deslroum to close busilnes here, I will gi.e
J good burgslns to oasu dealers. y7 stock is well
Those Indebted to Hasuns D'Ausorn, or myself,
will consult ther lntereostand greatly oblige, by ma.
king early settlements, as the outstanding business
must be closed without delay.
nov 24 J. G. D'ARMOND.
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PERSONH accustomed to procure subscribers for
Unoks, Magazines, do., or get up clubs for news
papers, arc requested to sead us their names and
addroan, and we will forward them, free of charge, a
specimen number of a publication for which they
will find ready sale, and we will allow them a som.
mission of 60 per cent for their services.
J. BRADFORD & BROTHER,
nov 24 8Oourtland st. New York.
ri wENTY baoe I din . Iýng CI, rot sle b1
JL "I~~ m~t.l~qiLW n. dr ,.
7Le ate efLeoudsian Pawlh or last 1elela,
lDlialotOore No. -
In the matter of the succession of Jane 3.
D. Dixon, deceased.
PURSUANT to a commiseon to me diret
ed from the honorable court aforesaid, I
will sell at public aotion, at the last place
of reiddene of deceased, in satd Parish, on
TUB DA Y, Jamary 1I, 186.'
between the hours of 10 A.u. and 4 r.., the
bllowl.g propert appertaining to the .Ac
maid succession, v|i.
A CERTAIN TRACT OF LAND, Itta
ate in said parish, containalng three he
dred acres, beanded on the north by leak
of J. Carr, and W. J. Lane s on the
seath, by Sarah Knighton; east by T.
F. Dixon; and west, by J. A. Knighton
aid W. A. Lane.
I will also sell at the same time nd ,pL ,
Negro woman MINERVA, aged 9$
and her child CORNELIUS, aged re
Also i One horse wagon and harness,
8000 lbs. Fodder,
800 bushels Corn,
One pair cotton balances.
TRMSy or SALS.
One third, cash; one third payable ia
twelve months; and one third In two years
from the day of sale, purchaser to execute his
two notes with good personal security, to be
approved; saiLnotes to bear eight per cent
interest per an , from the day of sale, sad
to consent that a mortgage be retained on the
land until payment in full of purchase prloe
dec. 1, 1855 B. M. 0. BROWN, Sherif.
The State of Louiuiaua-I'arlsh of East Fellelans.
7th District Court. No. 2404.
In the matter of the succession of W. W.
PURSUANT to an order of the IIonerable
Court aforesaid, and by virtue of a com
mission to me directed, I will offer for sale. at
the door of my office, in the town of Jackson, In
the Parish and State above named, at public
SATURDAY, JANUARY 19, 1856,
between the hours of 11 o'clock a. m., and 4
o'clock, p. m., all the following named proper.
ty, appertaining to the said succensslon, to wit:
ONE 1HOUSE AND L07,
Situate in the town of Jackson. being the same
recently occupied by the deceased W. ý.
Moore as a Provision store.
Also: the undivided one fourth of a family of
negroes, the said being the interest o
said deceased, to the said family of nef
groos, as follows:
Negro woman Jane, and her three children,
Nancy, Edmund, anid AIllen,
And girls, named Martha and Elliza.
Also: the following personal property, vis:
One pleasure Buggy and harness,
One saddle and bridle,
One bedstead and mattrass,
One sword and opauletts,
One lot of floor mattiug,
One wash stand, bowl, and pitcher,
One table and two looking glasses,
One lot of bed clothing,
One carpet bag.
TERIIH OF SALE.
The personal proporty to be sold on a credit
of twelve months from day of sale, with eight
per cent interest thereon, and approved person.
The interest (the one fourth) of the deceas
ed in the negroes, to be sold on a credit of one'
and two years, with eight per cent interest,
from the day of sale, and approved personal
And, the oIIse and Lot in Jacukson, for
dec 8 G. W. CATLETT, Auctioneer.
S. H. BUTLER,
PLAIN ANDI FANCY PAINTER.
A1ARUIAGE, IIOUSE, & SIGN Painting,
UJ .raining and (Gilding, (Ilazing,
Transparentllt Window Shades,
Chinia White, or P'rcelain Finllh,
Paper Hlanging, Ornaniental Painting,
Maisonic andlll Odd Fellow's llanners,
And all kinds of plliii and fancy work, done In
the neatest and mostL durable manner, anO
All colors of paint in small quantities, ready
for use for the accounilodation of those who
prefer using it themselves.
lie can always he found thate Carriage
Manufactory of C. M. Jarrett. aut 25
JOIHN R. DUFROOQ,
GENERAL AGENT & AUCTIONEER,
BATON ROUGE, LA.
ILLI attend to posting books, drawing anm
V collecting accounts, writing leases, deeds.
kc. Also any business to be transacted with
the Slate Goverment, redeeming Lands forfeit.
ed for Tarez, 4.e.
Orders left with J. B. Sans, J. P., will be
promptly attended to. a 91
TOESTICK'S Letters; Old Homutead, by Mrs.
Stephens; Irving's Works; Travels In Jipan
a tC IraI Afrlc, by Bý e Laor ; .for . j
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