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^S5liy?toS^ttiM6fcto? WASHINGTON CITY, MONDAY NIGHT, MAY 6, 1845. *?>? > ?*?? ?
ix mouths, will not br received. ??m ? ?
If not paid within the hr?t ?? a. tun ?
Will be $U, the Sunn-Weekly gft, and Ihe Weekly i'J a!)
year.
Subscribers may dieeontlnue their paper* at any time b
pay nig lor the. time they have received them. but nut wit Auk
Thoae who subscribe lor a year, uni! do not at the time <
subscribing order a discontinue at the end of it. will be coi
sidered subscribers until they order the p*|>er to be atoppei
and pay arreurnge*.
FKIC It III ADVBITttlVCi
Twelve linca, or leaa. three insertions >1 tl
Kvery additional insertion a
Longer advertiaements chanted in proportion.
A liberal discount made to thoae who advertise by th
year.
Ml pay stent* to be made in advance. Thoae w he have n<
an opportunity of paying otherwise, may remit by mail, I
eur risk, poetogeuaid. The postmaster's certificate of sue
remittance shall he a sufficient receipt tberelor. The note
of any specie-paying bank will be received.
Ve dflrarioM null he git-en to any order unless Ike money, a
a pesrasoslvr's certificate that it hue been remitted, acrawpi
nisi it
Ot>laU?rs to the Proprietor I, charged with pootage, will nt
ha taken out < J the poet office.
CARPET HALL AND DEPOT, PHILADEL
PHI A.
5K. /"NARPETINQS, floor furniture, silk and earring
Ij oil cloths, mattings, and window shades
Hoiiaswlraannra "nllontino!"
100 piece* Brussels and Wilton carpeting!
? 500 do auper three ply imperial and ingraii
do
1000 do medium and fine ingrain do
500 do venjiian and damask, assorted widthi
500 do hemp, cotton and rag carpets
500 do Nankin, Canton and Spanish matlin|
100 do drugget* and woollen door oloth*
100 do furniture oil cloths, 3-4 to 6-4 wide
3000 yard* floor oil cloths, from 1 to 8 yardi
wide
000 transparent oiled window shades, ltaliai
moonlight and landscape views
4000 New England patent blinds.
100 bales alicant matta, assorted sizes
300 do manilla and jute mats
500 Wilton, Brussels and tufted hearth ruga
5 cases embroidered Parisian muslin curtains
3 do worsted carpet binding
uin Ja... I ?
5 coses embroidered cloth and worsted piant
and table covers
This mammoth stock, laid in for cash, comprisin{
every variety of pattern, will be sold wholesale ant
retail, at the warehouses, 18 and 20 north Secont
street, up stairs, at five per cent advance for cash oi
city acceptances, with interest added.
J. SIDNEY JONES.
Jan. 518?ly
EW GOODS, SILKS, LAWNS, BALZARINES,
tfec., JUST RECEIVED?We havt
this day received, for spring sales, many new and
beaurful dry goods, to which we invite the atten^
tion of customers generally. We name in part?
15 pieces rich heavy plain camelion poult de soie
510 " rich figured and satin striped do
5 " extra width, rich black satin striped do
10 " corded and plain black do
95 " new style lace lawns
49 " French jaconet do
515 " assorted balzarines
50 " low priced mousse de laines
25 " cambric muslins
25 " jaconet do
25 " plaid do
50 " extra super Irish linen, cheap, and all
linen
50 " medium and low priced do do
25 " birdscye diapers
10 " 13-4 Russia sheetings
10 " 10-4 11-4 do do
10 " cambric dimities
10 " furniture do
100 " grass cloth slcirts
100 " corded do
10 " black alpacas lustre (silk chain)
10 " blue black do do do
20 " black and blue black French bombazines
10 " do do super mousselin dc
laines.
Also for party dresses?
Rich pompadour crapes
White, plain, and figured satins
Tarllon muslins, of all colors
Crep4 leisses do
New style thin materia], together with blonde
nets, illusions, Ac. Ac.
Super white long and short kid gloves
do plain and embroidered silk hose; together
with every variety of fancy and staple dry goods,
which we will sell at the most reduced prices.
Feb. 37 ESTEP & CATLETT.
AR1S CONFECTIONERY?C. GAUTIEB
has just received by the express line from New
York?
5 dozen Pate Foi de Gross
6 do troflle
6 do mushroom
5 do asparagus
10 do green peas, or petit poes
5 boxes assorted preserves
10 do English cheese
5 do gruaire
10 dozen Nachoutel cheese.
A large assortment of pickles
10 dozen boxes fresh lobsters
3 cases French bonlmns
10,000 cigars, prime quality
He is also ready to furnish parties at the shortest
notice, the best French style, with every article in
his line of business, made of the best materials, and
at the most reasonable prices.
C. GAUTJER,
Corner of 11th street and Pennsylvania avenue.
Jan 30?tif
AVERLEY ACADEMY?The undersigned
respectfully informs the public that this institution
will be continued the ensuing year for the benefit
of his own sons, and such others as may be desirous
to avaif themselves of it. The course of instruction
is extensive, embracing the ancient languages
and literature, the modern languages, and a full course
of mathematics, history, and such other subjects as
comprise a sound and practical education. In consequence
of several of the pupils having finished
their education, there are several vacancies at
present.
Terms $140 per annum, payable quarterly in advance.
This charge includes everything but books,
stationery, and clothes.
ALEXENDER KEECH.
Jan 4?
VIEW STATIONERY.?W. FISCHER ha.
11 just returned from New York, where he haa
been replenishing hia atock of atationery, blank
booka, drawing materiala, perfumery, fancy article.,
music, and musical instruments, embracing articles
of every description in hia line. To a due appre
cialion of hia stock, and of the qualities of the arli
clea, an inspection will be necessary, and which he
respectfully invites at Stationers' Hall, where the
largest and most extensive assortment in the District
is kept constantly for sale, wholesale and retail,
at low and uniform prices.
April IS
McCULLOCH'S UNIV ERSA L GAZETTEER
completed.?Dictionary, geographical,
statistical, and historical, of the various countries,
places and principal natural objects in the world,
by J. B. McCullocn, esq.; now completed, in two
large octavo volumes of over 1,100 closely printed
pages each, American edition, in which the articles
relating to the United States have been grealy multiplied
and extended, and adapted to the present condition
of the country and to the wants or its citizens.
Just completed.
Jan. 30 FRANCE TAYLOR.
WHITE SATIN ATND ENGLISH KID
SLIPPERS.?Just received, a fresh supply
of the latest style. Fine kid and morocco Paru
lies and slippers, for f 1.
J. E. FOWLER A CO.,
Comer of 11th and F streets; and
W. MANN,
Between 3d and 4| streets, Penn. avenue,
peb M Sign of the large boot.
Garden seeds~and roots.?i have to
day received an additional supply of seasonable
Ssrden seeds, to which I invitt the attention of gsroners
and others. They are all warranted fresh
and genuine.
Also, Tuberose and Jacobean lily roou.
For sale by
April 19 J. F. CALLAN.
SPLENDID HARP,
W FISCHER has just received one o
Brown's splendid rosewood improved
Patent Double Action Harps. Testimonials from
the best professors in favor of thsas instruments can
be seen at Stationers' Hall, where live Superior
Pianos are for sale at the manufacturers' prices.
, March 4
NOTICE.
y To mail contractors, applicants for the appointment
,i Postmasters, &(c., Sfc.
? y I ^HE undersigned having been associated wii
X the General Foat Office Department for moi
than twenty yeara, and being perfectly familiar wit
# its details of business, now offere hia eervices to auc
a of hia old friends the contractors, aa may be dispose
to patronize him, to transact any business whic
a they may have from time to time with the depar
(t menl, and on such terms as will not fail to be at
? ceplable to them. A letter to him at any time, po
h paid, will be promptly attended to.
" To applicants for the appointment of postmaster
r he will, upon the remission of a lee of
postage paid, aee that their petitions or reeommendi
tions are received and on file at the department, or, I
' not, give them due notice thereof, and also give ai
trillion to their interests until the decision of th
' Postmaster General is made, and then notify ther
i of the result, lie it favorable or adverse. It must b
certainly no small satisfaction, after the trouble c
e procuring such testimonials, to be assured that the;
i. nave been duly received and brought to the notic
of the appointing power. To such as may fuvo
him in this particular branch of his agency, ne can
? not fail to give entire satisfaction.
The undersigned will also attend to any claims o
other business which may be intrusted to his car
I unu supervision, before any ot the departments o
the general government.
t Address THOMAS B. ADDISON,
Waaliimrton City.
April 3?6tu
' NEW YORK CARPET WARE-HOUSE
i REUBEN SMITH, Jr.
254 Broadway, opposite the City Hall, New York
tMPORTER and dealer in carpeting*, floor oil
cioms, ate., would respectfully solicit the utten
tion of dealers and others visiting the city, to his ex
tensive assortment of French AubuRson, Ex minster
Royal Velvet Wilton, Geneva Velvet, Tapestry
Brussels, Three ply, Ingrain and Venetian Carpet
ings, Floor Oil-cloths, &< ., to which he is daily add
1 ing the newest and most elegant patterns, reccivet
by the latest importations, comprising the larges
[ and richest assortment of carpetings and floor oil
J cloths in the United States. The strongest induce
menta are offered to purchasers, as, from his grea
r facilities and long experience in the business, he ii
enabled to furnish them with the latest and bes
styles of goods at the most moderate prices.
march J?am
ROCKV1LLE ACADEMY?The classical de
parturient of this institution has been for mor<
' than twelve months under the care of Mr. Oris C
Wright, A. B., as Principal. He has proved him'
self to be an able, successful, and highly acceptabh
teacher, and a gentleman of dignified deportment
correct morals, and agreeable manners. A thorougl
course of the Latin and Greek classics is taught, together
with the West Point course of mathematics
including the different branches of the sciences
kelle-lcttess, &c. Students are well prepared foi
business or the higher classes of college.
Mr. McClenaiian, esq., well known and full)
competent, a gentleman of high mathematical at
tainmenta, has charge of the Engish department.
The price of tuition is from $10 to $35 per annum.
Boarding can be had in highly respectable familiei
at about one hundred dollars.
Rockville is remarkably healthy. The trusteei
can honestly and confidently invite attention ol
parents and guardians to their institution, as presenting
advantages rarely found for their sons and
wards in thorough instruction, safety of morals,
health, and cheapness of tuition and board.
JOHN MINES, President.
Richaiu> J. Bowie, Secretary.
Jan 30
Office or Com. of Public Buildings,
March 18, 1845.
Proposals, sealed and endorsed
"Proposals for painting the President's Mansion,"
will be received at this office until 3 o'clock,
p. m., on Wednesday, the 31st day of May next,
for painting with two coats of paint the outside
stone, wood, and iron work of the President's mansion,
which has been heretofore painted, including
the wings, terraces, porticos, root, and ballustrade;
also for painting with two coats of paint all the inside
stone, wood, end iron work of said mansion,
which has been heretofore painted, with the excep.
lion of tlie cast room, which will require but one
coat of paint; also for painting with one coat of
paint all the walls which have been heretofore painted;
and also for varnishing all the mahogany doors,
window sash, hand-rails, and balusters. All cracks
and breaks to be stopped with putty by the contractor.
The proposals to state the gross amount for which
u ...:n I ...i? t.1 ...... . .
mamu wuia win w cActuicu. a ne mmentus 10 ue
of the beet quality, and the work to be executed in
the best manner, subject to the inspection of Buch
person or persons as the commissioner may appoint
for that purpose. The contractor will have to enter
into a bond, with approved security, for the faithful
completion of the work by the first of October next.
March 18?
To be published twice a week in the National Intelligencer.
HOUSE-FURNI8HING WAREROOMS.
BOTELER, DONN & CO., Pennsylvania avenue,
opposite the Centre Market, have in store
the most extensive stock of house-furnishing goods
that can be found in the District, and all laid in at
such prices as to enable them to sell as low as can
be found (of the aamc quality) anywhere. Their
stock embraces a general assortment of?
Cabinet ware and chairs
China, glass, and crockery ware
Plated Britannia and German silver goods
Knives and forks in sets of 51 pieces, and detached
Cornclin's celebrated solar oil and lard lamps
Waiters and ten trays
Hall lanterns and lamps
Shovel and tongs, andirons and fenders
Cooking utensils of every description in common
use
Tin and wooden ware
Baskets, table mats, and looking glasses
Beds, mattresses, and bedsteads
Brushes, combs, spittoons, &.c.
rersons rurnisning can nna every arucie useu in
housekeeping at fair prices, and all delivered safe
without charge, or packed securely to leave tho
cityN.
B. We have just received from the importer a
good stock of superior French china dinner, desert,
and tea seta.
MS IM PORT ANT TO FARMERS AND
GARDENKRS TO BUY THEIR GARDEN
SEEDS WHERE THEY CAN GET THEM
FRESH AND GENUINE?The subscriber respectfully
calls the attention of the agricultural and
horticultural c immunity to his Horticultural Warehouse
and Seed Store, adjoining his Green House,
corner of 15th and G streets, opposite the State Department,
where the farmer, gardener, amateur, and
seed-dealers, Can provide themselves with fresh garden
and flower seeds, all of the best quality.
If any garden or flower seeds should prove to be
bad, when sown in proper time and manner, and
season the least favorable, for such fresh seed will
be given, or the money returned.
Seed-dealers supplied by the pound, bushel, or
barrel, at a liberal discount, and on terms equal to
any wholesale and retail establishment in any of the
northern or eastern cities.
JOHN DOUGLAS,
Florist and Seedsman.
March 22?dlfif
WILKINSON'S CEMENT?for restoring China,
earthenware, glass, wood, and marble,
that are broken, to their former state of usefulness,
without disfiguring in the least, and in such a manner
that fire, air, or hot water will not affect them;
and the article repaired fit for use in thirty minutes.
Also, Chinese diamond cement for the same purpose.
For sale by
J. F. CALLAN,
Jan 30 Comer of E and 7th streets.
NEW BOOKS.?Veronica, a novel, translated
from the German; Isabel, or the trials of the
Heart, a tale for the young, 1 volume, just received
for sale by F. TAYLOR, or for circulation from
the Waverley Circulating Library.
Also, Medi ines and their Uses, and Mode of
Administration, 1 volume, by Doctors Nelligan, of
Dublin, and Reese, of New York.
Webster's Dictionary, octavo, complete in one
volume.
Pictorial Bible, No. 94.
Pictorial Shakspeare, No. 47.
Lady's Book for May, 1845.
April 23
PROSPECTUS
For publishing at Washington a newspaper,
h to be called
re "THE UNION."
h v
TO THE PUBLIC.
d
I, Having purchased from Messrs. Blair and Rives
l- the whole establishment of the "Globe," we propose
publishing at Washington a paper, to be styled
" "THE UNION."
f> We approach the task before us with a deep ser.se
>, of the respon hility which we are about to assume,
Ij. and not without much diffidence of our qualifica,
tions. We have some acquaintance, indeed, with
e the duties of an editor of a newspaper, but it wus
n acquired upon other theatres, much more limited
* and less conspicuous than the metropolis of our cony
federated and wide-spread republic,
e We can scarcely be charged with any inordinate
r vanity in saying that upon the success of our instttutions
depends, in a great degree, the destiny of
r the oldest countries of Europe. A distant posterity
e has a deep interest in our fate. The blessings of
,f liberty are essential to the prosperity of the whole
numcui race; and where are (hey spread out on so
large a field of action, or illustrated by *o many
brilliant examples, as in these United States?
We have only to realize them in our own history,
_ and in the happiness of our people, to spread the 1
, nume of liberty over the Eastern World. We
have only to perpetuate these blessings by preserv- 1
ing the sacred Union of our States, and there is no '
' assignable limit to the prosperity which we may ]
- enjoy, or the glories to wnich we may ascend in the I
- scale of nations. We have already wrought mira- I
- cles enough to astonish the foreign tourist amid all 1
, his prejudices, and to attract the curiosity, if not the 1
i admiration, of . Europe. We have displayed the <
- benefits of Liberty and of Union in a series of '
- phenomena, which are almost calculated to surprise 1
I ourselves. What can be more remarkable, even in '
t the present day, than the spirit of enterprise and im
provement which pervades our States ; the schools 1
- which they are erecting; the canals which they have 1
' executed; the more than 4.000 miles of rail whv which i
9 they have constructed in less than twenty years; the 1
t immense bodies of land which they have redeemed I
from the wilderness; the towns which they have <
strewn over the West; the multiplication of our peo- '
" pie from three to twenty millions of souls; the aug- <
mentation of the number of our States from thirteen 1
! to twenty-nine, including the three new States of '
Florida, Iowa, and Texas, which, as-we write, we )
" hope are now probably starting into existence? 1
"Westward the course of empire takes its way; ,
The (our first acts already past,
1 A fifth shajlrlose the drama with the day, 9
Time's noblest ofl'spriug is the last." I
' It is principally the influence of the free institu\
tions we possess, and which were never dreamed of ^
more than a hundred years by the philosophic au- ,
, thor of these beautiful lines, that has wrought so
, many achievements here. Liberty excites man to r
think for himself, to cast off antiquated prejudices, c
and to start in a new career of improvement. It B,
opens, besides, in this new country, as it were, u
, new asylum to the oppressed of all nations, which,
in despite of the "Native American" prejudices of
, the day, still continues to invite other people to cut- v
r tivate our lands, and contribute to our progress. It 8
. is our free institutions, more than any other cause, a
I which are drawing "the course of empire" to the 8
Western World.
' We live, too, in an extraordinary age. Improvement
seems to be the order of the day. Science is P
>hooting forth in all directions. Art is obtaining ['
the most brilliant triumphs over Nature. The age ,
ts uavancing with the impetuosity of steam, to which
it is so muui indebted for its progress. Commerce
is expanding her wings under the impulse of a new "
and stronger principle. There seems, indeed, to be 8
' no limit to the progress of discovery; and it is in f
the midst of such an age, and at the metropolis of I'
this great country, that we are about to erect our ''
tent, for the responsible purpose of maintaining the !
1 true principles of our institutions. We almost .
shrink back from the enterprise we have underta- !'
ken. But we at least bring to the task a spirit that {!
1 is devoted to Liberty, to Union, and to our Country;
a heart that is proud of the name of Amkrican;
some little experience in our business; n zeal
that nothing can subdue, and an industry that fears
. no labor. With these feelings, we come to throw ?
ourselves upon the liberality of our countrymen.
We trust that we shall receive, if we deserve, their c'
support. If we fail in an enterprise which might P1
1 almost appal the stoutest spirit, they will at least be
liberal enough to ascribe it to the want of power, ^
and not of will?to the head that guides us, and not
to the heart that impels us. e.
Of one thing we may confidently assure the publie?we
approach the tusk with the deepest reverence
for the true theory of our political institutions, tr
Our confederated republic is making a new and a
bold experiment in the science of government. r<
When we look to the original form of the conslitu- b
tion, we are indeed struck with its novelty and beau- '
ty. We see in it nn attempt to ascertain how far 8
I ower can be so distributer! between two oovern- a
niENTs us to prevent an excessive concentration, and a
consequent abuse of it, in the federal arm; at the p
same time that so much power was conveyed to each, 1
as to enable them to accomplish the objects to which t
each of them was best adapted. p
The peoeral government was principally to watch lr
over our foreign relations; that of the States was
particularly 10 taKc core 01 our internal concerns. n<
The federal government should have adequate t!
powers to maintain the peace and the rights of the V
Union abroad; but at home, its office is to aosist in ei
binding the Union together, by the benefits which it
it showers around it, within certain prescribed lim- h
its?leaving the great mass of local matters to the st
jurisdiction of tne States, which can better under- le
stand and more,properly regulate them. Keeping w
thin general distinction in view, the constitution has pi
marked down the limits of the federal power, and it at
should be the duly of its authorities religiously to ir
preserve them. Dissolution on the one hand, and
consolidation on the other, being the extremes which
are to be carefully avoided, the constitution was so
. framed, and the government should be so adminis- rr]
tered, as, whilst the federal power exercises its legilintate
functions, it should sacredly respect the ()|
niouts of the States and the rights of the people. c>
The federal government must, therefore, ever re- w
member, that it has only certain limited powers, ^
which are either specified in the constitution itself, e(
or which may be "necessary and proper" for carry- m
ing out the specified powers. It cannot pass these ff
limits with impunity. It cannot interpolate any ^
powers by a forced or factitious construction, with- m
out producing some opposition from the parties to w
the compact, or some remonstrance from tne people.
It would never do, inueed, to give an unlimited ev
power to the federal head, over tne local interests
of the several parts. Our country covers an exten- fJ)
aive empire. It embraces a great variety of climates ^
and soils, of occupations antlof interests. The ob- y
vious danger of too much federal legislation is, of tj(
course, that it may affect these different interests in ce
a very unequal degree. Whilst it seeks to adminis- ni
?? uwiwmo iu wnc ncuiyiij.ii limy niipuBe uurucua .
upon another. Nor does the miachicf terminate l(,
here. Inequality produces complaint. The suffering
States become dissatisfied. One section not only
murmurs at>oul the partiality shown to another, but
against the government which commits it. The '
Union itself is less respected, because of the injustice *
which it displays. The only way of preventing
these injuries and theae complaints is, to administer
the government within the limitations of the instru- rei
mcnt, and in a spirit which is calculated to equalize, ""
as far as possible, its benefits and its burdens lhl
amongst the whole Union. In no other way can P"
we prevent the federal government from rushing n"
into schemes of consolidation, or the States into a
tendency towards dissolution. If we permit the 081
federal government systematically to adopt any an
rule of construction, which may enlarge its powers ln'
at the expense of the States, or of the people?if P*
Congress may adopt any measure which they may 1
fancy to be "necessary and proper," then power ly
may be so augmented as, in the progress of time, to ou
amount to consolidation. Then, we must extend the
the executive department to carry out these extend- #ri
ed powers; then, as one of the celebrated resolutions enl
of one of the first Slates in the Union showed in 1>9, pel
we should gradually merge into a limited monarchy, au
flushed with power and fortified by patronage; or, ing
we must fly to the other fatal alternative?we must eoi
dissolve the Union itself to recover our liberties; that go'
Union, which has been consecrated by the blood of din
our forefathers; that Union, which ia so necessary to of
preserve our tranquillity at home and our peace oui
abroad; that Union, which ought to be as dear to to I
us as "the niddy drops which warm our hearts." era
ln a word, the government must be administered i
according to the good old JierrEiuovuN atan
In thia reaped we are happy to know, that we
but carry out the delilierute wishea of the pr
Preaideut of the United Suites. The lime once
when a very different rule prevailed, and whe
lalitudinoua conatructiouists of the federal s<
stood at the helm of affairs. A powerful Nati
Bank had triumphed over the Constitution
threatened our very liberties. A gigantic syau
Internal Improvements was projected by the
eral government. An unequal and- oppre
Tariff of dutiea was established. What limi
deed, wua there to lie to the encroachments uni
ceases of the government, if these principles prt
ed in its administration? But thanks to theaup
genius and the "iron will" of Andrew Jackson
came to redeem, by his vetoes, die constitution
violation, and the country from abuse. He a
gled the Moniter Bank. He set limits to the
schemes of Internal improvement, and he ina
on bringing back the Tariff System to its legili
Revenue uses.
But the federal party was not yst exiinguit
Their extraordinary efforts in 1840 to defeat
able statesman, Martin Van Buren, aided aa
were bv the vilest devices, and hw the >m>u>i a
of the money power, contributed, willt the sinj
condition of the country, to pluce them again a
head of the government. It is not necessary fo
to recapitulate the struggles which have since
sued, to describe the indomitable up it of our frit
or their final glorious triumph to the eleetioi
James K. Polk. Another era is then opened t?
His administration has just commenced. He c<
to carry out the principles of the RurcaucAN 1
IV, and the pledges to that end under which he
elected. He takes the Jefkchsoman Est fo
standard, and we, loo, corse forward to suppor
principles of the Republican Faith, and to giv
(lis administration a fair, lilieral, and efficient
port. We will oppose a ialitudinous constructit
the constitution?a National Bank in any o
forma?an extravagant and unconstitutional syi
jf National Internal Improvements?an insid
Distribution of the Proceeds of the Public, Lan
.he Assumption of State 1 ebts, and such a B
runt Law us disgraced the statute book in 18412.
We shall contend against an unju I and une
[ariff. We will support a fair and just revi
itandard. This rate should be moderate in it
ind sufficient to raise adequate means, along '
he proceeds of the public lands, to meet the
>enscs of the government economically adminii
:d. We are, therefore, in favor of the most
ightened system which has been suggested by
sxperience and the wants of the treusury?"a
em adjusted on a scale consonant with all the g
ind various interests of the Union withoutsectio
l is now hoped that the time iB near at hand wh
r a just and equal system of revenue may be ir
>vv. .11 vill?l tl. K1ICMV.C VUllipitlllll, U1IU 10 equi
he blessings and the burdens of government. Si
ve are satisfied, is the true spirit of the Preside
ate admirable inaugural, whose general views of
ihuracter and principles of our government i
lafely defy all the illiberal criticisms of the
English journals. It looks to a revenue standar
luties, honestly levied for the purpose of raising
lecessary funds to defray the economical expel
>f the government; and to be levied in such mar
a to equalize, as far as practicable, the public I
ens upon a!i classes ana sections.
We shall deem it our solemn duty to res]
hose essential compromises in the constitui
rhich secured its adoption. These were "the
ult of a spirit of amity, and of that mutual deferc
nd concession which ihe peculiarity of our polit
ituation rendered indispensable." They dire<
ondemned the rash and meddlesome disposition
lie part of the abolitionists to interfere with
eculiar institutions of one portion of the confedi
y, which is strongly calculated to distract our p
c councils, and to create some alarm about
Inion itself.
We pledge ourselves likewise to sustain the
linistration in the efforts which will be made
ecure to the United States the undisturbed jposi
ion of Oregon. However much the late Eng
lurnals may have pretended to depreciate?howt
lly they may have ridiculed our right to the co
y?we entertain no doubt about the just title
be American government. We fasA assured tf
i the settlement of this momentous question, m
ig will be omitted by the President of the Un
tales which may be demanded by a proper S[
f conciliation, and a due regard to the rights i
onor of our country.
But other subjects now call upon our attent.
nu ai mis lime transcending all others, is the qi
on of annexation of Texas. It is scarcely
cesary for ua to pledge all our efforts to the f
onsummation of that great question. None h
een more zealously devoted than ourselves to
dmission of the lone star into our constellali
hottld any difficulties occur on the part of her g
rninent, or of the whius of the United States,
hall spare no exertions to remove them.
These important questions once adjusted, and
irifT system brought to the proper revenue po
it may then expect more tranquillity in our ps
slations?but peace, never. The danger can lie
e over, so long as we have a party to contend u
ke the federal whigs?a party which is actuated
uch false principles, which is so strong in itself,
bly organized, so closely cemented together, so k
trously attached to its leaders, and so fatally
elled by its excited passions, and its mortified pr
'hey are even now preparing to attack the admii
ration, to misrepresent its measures, abuse its
ointments, and pull down the republican par
i order thut they may rise upon its ruins.
For ourselves, we are prepared to resist th
ow, and hereafter, as vigorously as the editor
us paper has done for more than forty yei
Vith such an opposition wc must expect a const
counter,?ana we go 10 Washington with a tie
lined spirit to resist them?to expose ti
eteredox principles?to clear away misrei
iniations, and to baffle the election of tl
aders. We shall attempt to discharge this du
c hope, under a due sense of the dignity of
mus. We shall be willing to cope with our adt
tries, not in pcrsonul abuse, but with fair nrgum
i the open held.
For the purpose of resisting so formidable an
asition, we shall spare no honorable effort to ki
iir own party united. We hold that this gove
ient belongs to the rrnri.e of the States?thai
their power to give and to take away the high
fices of the repcbi.ic?and that every man, no
rer distinguished by ability or services, shot
tlmly wait until it shall please the people to <
im into their service. Such was the course pur
I by our party at the last election. Such was I
anner in which James K. Polk has been cat
nm his retirement, and such is the example whi
e people will hereafter imitate, if the present t
inistration shall be crowned with the benel
hich every good man wishes* and which eve
>ncst patriot will attempt to atffbtnplish. In a
'ent, we will seek to make this moral lesson effe
e; and, for this purpose, we go to Washington
.rry out the pledge under which Mr. Polk li
en elected, and to keep our party uniti
fe go, of course, with the firm determii
m to avoid all prematura contests for the si
ssion. Pledged to no candidate, committed
i clique, prejudiced against no portion of our pi
, anxious to extend the right hand of fellowsh
every section, and to every honest republican, i
> to our post of duty, not to disturb, but to unite
it to offend, but to conciliate; yet, in every case,
ncharge our duty, taking for our beit guides t
inciplea of the constitution, and the interests
ir country.
Mr. Polk has publicly declared his intention
main in office for four years only. He is no dou
xioits to testify his gratitude to his country f
e signal honor which she has paid to his pure I
blican principles, his distinguished integrity ai
ilily, by zealously devoting himself to her ai
*. He is anxious to do all the good which I
n accomplish in the course of his administrate
d we are desirous of co-operating with him, wi
trior means, and an humbler sphere, in the ear
triotic object.
The "UNION" will not, however, be exclusiv
confined to politics. We shall embrace with
r design the great interests and improvements
s States, occasional excursions into the field of I
iture and science, and, in fine, all auch matters i
ler into the miscellaneous contents of a newsp
r, whenever we can find sufficient apace to intr
re them to our readers. Our position at Was
pon will enable us to collect information from
reapondenee with the enlightened agents of 01
rernment abroad, and to report the condition
tonl countries, through the accomplished office
our naval squadrons. We shall not fail to avi
rselves of theae and other favorable opportunity
improve our columns, and to inform our raw
We shall launch our bark in a few days, ar
dard. commit it to the liberal spirit of an enlightened
shall country.
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. Subscriptions to the Daily for less than two, to
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from ptp?1, w'" be $12, the Semi-Weekly $6, and the
traIW Weekly $2 50 a year.
wjl(| Subscribers may discontinue their papers at any
: . j time by paying for the time they have received
mate t',ein' without.
Those who subscribe for a year, and do not at the
died subscribing order a discontinuance at the
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thev or^er tke P8!1*1" to he stopped, and pay arrearages,
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I have not en opportunity of paying otherwise, may
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> us "tortey, or a postmaster's certificate that if has been revolt's
accompanies it.
pAR_ Letters to the proprietors, charged with postage,
?.u will not be taken out of the post office.
T* THOMAS RITCHIE,
[ lh" JOHN P. HEISS.
e to Washington, April, 1845.
"nof Ijawyera< Merchants, Mechanics, Farm
( lU ers, and Public Officers, Sfc.
?t?n> AMERICAN GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY,
ious WASHINGTON.
f^N retiring from his oflieial station as Assistant
sik- | | p?.,i inuN a eiriMMPD
devotes himself to the transection o general agencl
ct business, particularly in connection with the various
departments of the national government?busi.
ness in which he is henceforth associated with
*"lh HENRY O'REILLY, of the Stale of New York.
<x' Persons in any part of the United States, who
4ter* have business to transact with either department of
'j'1" the general government at Washington, or with any
" of the State governments, or who require researches
sys" to be made in the public records any where in the
'r *i! Union, can have their requests promptly atttended
ns- to, by addressing the undersigned.
ert" Extensive acquaintance throughout the Union,
"r?* consequent on the long-continued connection of both
l"?? the undersigned with the newspaper press, with the
JC|J> post office and other public organizations, will great,"f
ly facilitate the prosecution of inquiries and transaction
of business through their agency.
r'a^f Lawyers, public officers, contractors, and others
'a,a having business arising under contracts, or under
" the pension, post office, or patent laws?merchants
desiring remission of duties, dfce.?mechanics or in1Be*
ventors requiring patents?and farmers having bulner
siness with the General Land Office, may find this
mr" agency conducive to their interest in the way of
promptness and economy. Claims under treaties
?ect with the Indian nations or foreign governments
l'?" also attended to.
1 re~ Special attention will be paid to those who wish to
f10* buy or sell lands in Virginia and other southern
Jca' States; and inquirers, from the North or South, are
y respectfully referred to our circular concerning "ag'riculturul
improvement in the southern States,"
the lately published in the Globe, Intelligencer, and
Era" other journals.
'V" Letters must be pa*t-fiu, to insure attention; and
l e may be addressed to the subscribers, either at Al,
bany, New York, or Washington?particularly at
ad" the latter place.
10 JOHN 3. SKINNER,
* * HENRY O'REILLY.
JLy*Sensible of the manifold courtesies with
'ver which he has been honored by editors of all parties,
un~ from the time when he established the first agricul'
?' tural journal in America more than a quarter-cenat'
tury ago, JOHN S. SKINNER adds this note for
>l''" the purpose of saying that it will afford him great
'! . pleasure to maintain tne intercourse thus long con,,rl'
tinued, and to reciprocate the services of editorial
sntl friends who may now favor him with a few insertions
of this notice.
lon' April 1
ies
ne- TJtOR SALE OR RENT.?A neat framed col- i
inal X luge house containing six rooms, kitchen, cow- i
ave house, Ac., with two squures of ground attached,?
the one of which is encloeea with a new fence, and is in
ion. a good state of cultivation?situated near the boundov
ary of this city. This property is in a pleasant and
we healthy locality; and having upon it two large and
never failing springs, so elevated that water may be i
the conducted to any part of it, is admirably adapted to i
int, an early garden, or a dairy. It will be rented on i
irty moderate terms to a good tenant; sold cheap for i
ver cash; or exchanged in part payment for a new merjtli
dium sized comfortable orick dwelling suitably situ- j
by ated in the 1st, 3d, or 3d ward of the city. i
so For further particulars, apply to
lo|. JOHN F. CALLAN,
in. Druggist, cor. 7th and E streets,
ide. Mar 38?dtf i
an- WT^" Prom'8e our customers to keep on hand a j
T'Y VV supply of our $3 boots. We are happy to find
' they please so well, and shall not spare pains to ,
please all who may favor us with a call.
J. E. FOWLER & CO., ,
?' 11th and F streets,
*n- and W. MANN,
a,,t Sign of the LARGE BOOT, j
,er" Pennsylvania avenue, 2 doors from 4} street. ,
)rc" rpHE AMERICAN REVIEW, a whig journal J
>elr X of politics, literature, art, and science, pub- |
'y1 lished in New York at five dollars per annum, or |
fifty cents per single number. The first numbers of ,
rer" the above work may be examined at the bookstore |
en of the subscriber, where subscriptions will be re- |
ceived.
"P* The numbers will be regularly mailed, strongly j
ftp enveloped, to any post office in the United States, if j
rn" application be made to I
> " P. TAYLOR, Bookseller, ,
e8t March 21 Washington City. j
w- ?
AT EW BOOK8 this day received, for sale by F.
*11 IN TAYLOR?
*u- "Keeping House and Housekeeping," a story of (
ihc domestic life, by Mrs. Hall; 1 vol.?50 cents. g
led "New Orleans as I found it," by H. Didimus; 1 J
ich volume?25 cents.
id- Wandering Jew, parts 9 and 10.
Sts Thirlwall's History of Greece, complete in 2 vol- J
ry umes, octavo.
ny Number 43 Pictorial Shakspeare.
ct- Number 22 Pictorial Bible,
to Number 4 Copland's Dictionery ofPractical Med
iss icme.
:d. Voyages Round the World from the death of
ia- Captain Cook to the preaent time, 1 volume, price
to 50 centa, being volume 178 of Harper's Family
to Library.
*r- April 1
lie cbNGRES8B<X)K8.
? fT^HE SUBSCRIBER haa for sale arts of all the
to X books ordered, or subscribed for, by Congr
he such as American Arehives, State Papers, Execuof
tive Documents, Journals, Uhws of the United u
States, Debates in Congress, Political Registers,
t0 Law Books, and many rare and valuable miacella,l,t
neous works.
or GEORGE TEMPLEMAN,
March 5 Opposite Fuller's Hotel. jr
-pREslDENTS' MESSAGES, fr^m Washing- h
. " X ton to Tyler, complete in one large octavo vol., ir
' embracing not merely the inaugural and annual messages,
as usual in former compilations of this kind; w
but embracing proclamations, recommendations, ai
nc protests, vetoes, and all messages of moment, ainee
the foundation of the government, with the advantge
of having them paged and indexed for iminedii?
ate reference; price |8 35. F. TAYLOR
of Jan. 7
as ]Y/rORRISOWS INFANT CARMINATIVE a
1VX is the best medicine in use for children subject /
o- to cholic, flatulence, Ac., and may be had at 194 V
h- cents per vial at the drug store comer of E and 7th ?
a streets. If
iir April 19 J. F. CALLAN. tli
"f T)ROFESS?R JOHNSON'S COAL DOCU- a
X MENT.?A few eopiea for sale by 1"
1,1 Jan.fi F.TAYLOR. a
es .. I. i; . y_ i in pi
d- LOWER SEEDS.?A superior lot of choice st
X Flower Seeds, to-day receeived for sale by
id Mar 18 J. F. CALLAN.
I PAVING AND REPAIRING PENNSYLVANIA
AVENUE.
D C., April 23d, 1845.
ROPOSALS, nealed and endorsed "Proposals
for paving and repairing Pennsylvania avenue,"
will be received at the Tonographies Bureau, until
3 o'clock, p. m , Tuesday, the 20ih day of May
next, for graveling fourteen feet wide, on each aid
of the centre line (making in all twenty-eight feet)
of Pennsylvania avenue, between 1st street anJ
15th street west, or so much of it as may be required.
Before depositing the gravel on the roadway
aforesaid, the present Macadamised surface
must be carefully cleared of all dirt, mud, loose
stones, Ac., which must be removed from the
avenue. The gravel must be of the very beet quality?clean,
free from clay and other impurities, subject,
both as it regards the sire and quality of the
materials, to the entire control of the engineer and
his assistants; and to be deposited in layers not exceeding
three inches in depth?each successive
layer to be carefully rolled with a roller of sufficient
weight to thoroughly compress the gravel, the upper
surface of which must be finished to such levels
and cross sections as the engineer may direct; and
the work must be commenced at sucrt places and
times, and executed with as much rapidity, as he
may require. The proposals must state the price
per cubic yard of gravel actually deposited on the
road-way, which price must include the coal of
elearinir th? ..... ?! 1 ?10 ?
above, and removing the paving atones at the crossing
places.
Proposals will also be received, at the same time
| and place, for laying a double line of curbstones between
1st street west and 15th street weat,
(or so much of the same as may be required,) on
Pennsylvania avenue. The euros to be of the best
Potomac or Port Depoeite granite, (or other atone of
equal quality,) four inches thick on the upper surface,
to be carefully hammer-dressed on the top and
ends, and for two inches in depth on the one aide
and four inches in depth on the other. The stones
to be not less than three feet in length and eighteen
inchui in Hanth r..ii- i_:j 1 -
?r_M ? wciimr mm ^iri irencuesj in
continuous lines, close-jointed, to a smooth, evsn
surface, and to the entire satisfaction of the engineer.
The proposals will state the price per running
foot, including materials, labor, trenching, and
all oilier things necessary to be done for the laying
of the aforesaid curbstones.
Proposals will also be received, at the same time
and nlace, for the delivery of a sufficient quantity of
hard, oval, water-rolled paving stones, of three
inches smaller and of five inches larger diameter, to
pave 39,400 square yards (or so much of the same
as may be required) on Pennsylvania avenue, between
1st street west and 15th street west; the said
stones to be delivered at such times and places, and
in such quantities as the engineer or his assistants |
may direct. The proposals will state the price of
the stone by the square or superficial yard, to la
measured after the stone has been laid; but the contract
will be limited to the materials only, and is not
intended to include the labor of paving.
All materials delivered for the above works must
be subject to the inspection and control of the engineer
and his assistants.
Payments will be made monthly, after deducting
15 per cent., to be retained as security, and to be
forfeited in case of non-fulfilment of contract.
All communications in relation to the above
works may be forwarded by mail, under cover, to
"Col. J. J. Abert, Topographical Bureau," endorsed
"Repairs of Pennsylvania-avenue."
G. W. HUGHES,
Capt. Topographical Engineers.
To be published three times a week in the Madisonian,
Alexandria Gazette, Potomac Herald, and
Baltimore Sun, until 20th May next.
April 23
PISTOLS, SWORDS, AND COPPER POWDER
FLASKS FOR THE NAVY.
Bureau of Ordnance and Htdrooraprt,
23d April, 1845.
PROPOSALS will be received at this Bureau until
3 o'clock, p. m., of Wednesday, the 4th
day of June next, for furnishing and delivering
the following pistols, swords, and copper powderflasks,
for the naval service of the United States,
viz:
1,200 pistols,
1,200 swords, and
1,200 copper powder flasks.
All the above arms must be made of materials of
the best quality; and all arms and materials to be
subject to such proof, test, and inspection as is now
applied to similar arms and materials in the army of
the United States.
The materials and the forms and dimensions of ,
al the parts must conform to those of the cstab- \
lished patterns. The workmanship and finish must
be equal to those of the model arms; and the save- (
ral parts must be browned, blued, case-hardened, (
Dr polished, as in the standard models. The forms ,
and dimensions of the parts to be verified by vcri- ,
fying gauges already established. ,
Patterns of the aforegoing pistols, and copper ]
powder flasks, may be seen on application to the
commandant of either of the navy-yards, or to this (
bureau. ,
All to be delivered on or before the 4th day of
lune, 1846: one-third at the navy-yard near Boston, ,
and two-thirds at the navy-yard near New York; to
be delivered free of charges, except as to packing
boxes?for these a fair allowance will be made.
Proposals for all or either of the above named
article* will be received, to be sealed and endorsed, ,
"Propoaal for furnishing pistols, swords," Ac., as
the case may be. I
Bonds, with two approved sureties in one-half the (
amount of contract, will be required, to be entered ,
into within fifteen days after the time limited for re- j
leiving bids; and ten per cent, of the amount of all ,
bills will be retained as collateral security, for the (
faithful performance of the contraot, which will be j
paid only on the satisfactory completion of it; and t
ninety pier cent, of all deliveries made will be paid
>n all bills properly authenticated, according to the y
provisions of this contract, within thirty days after (
heir presentation to the navy agent. (
To be published twice a week in the Globe, Nat- j
onal intelligencer, and Constitution, Washington; i
Daily Keystone, and Pennsylvanian, Philadelphia;
Evening Post, Morning News, and Journal of Corpnerce,
New York; Morning Post, and Daily Times, ,
Boston.
April 23?2aw
HEAP CASH 8HOE STORES.?J. E. Fow- ler
A Co., 11th and P streets, and W. Mann,
>ign of the Large Black Boot, Pennsylvania avenue, j
wo doors from if street. r
We beg to call the attention of our friends and the r
lublic generally to one of the handsomest and best ^
soriments to be found in the District. j
Among which may be found? ^
Ladies' white satin slippers
do colored morocco and kid slippers j
do Este's do do do
do fine French morocco slippers I
do do kid Paris ues
do do kid and morocco village ties j
do do gaiters and half gaiters q
Misses'colored morocco village ties g
do do do slippers ,
do French morocco ana kid slippers g
do gaiters and half gaiters c
Pk.Meon'a IwVlll hIinnprn ?nlrl? tina and miUsm
vuiiuio" - ?;?? ?ri??t """i
Gentlemen's boota of every quality, from $2 50 c
ip to #8 per pair
Gentlemen's booteea at almoatany price 1
Gentlemen'! gaiters p
do alippera ,
Boy's fine dress bootees and coarse wear jy
In a word, we feel confident to say, that we offer q
id uremenu seldom to be met with. Times are
ard. Money scarce just now. Drafts must be
let and paid, and we must sell, and will, low. g
Half soling, heeling, patching, anything in the I
av of mending done to save our customers a penny nj
(id put one in our own pockets. ,,
J. E. FOWLER * Co., "
11th and P streets, and
W. MANN, Sign of the
LARGE BLACK BOOT,
two doors from 4J street.
April 24
3REGON SEED CORN ?I hare to-day re- _
reived a few bushels of this extraordinary ,
>m, introduced by Genarsl Wm. H. Harrison in _?
339, and which last year yielded 1911 bushels to
is acre, and shelled 7| basnets to the barrel. This
>rn is wall worth the agriculturist's attention, as its
ield is at least 90 per cant, over the common. For ?
full description of it see Patent office report, 1845, 1
ige 434. Thoee in want should apply early, as the J.
ipply is limited.
J. F. CALLAN,
March 13 Corner of E and 7th streets. ,,
?ihiu p|>|^uiM M wo iiiyy*y*ni|
Charlestown, Msasarhnaetts, bjr person* to be appointed,
by and under instructions from this Bureau,
and none will be received which shall not
pass such inspection.
Persons who may wish to Airnish hemp perfectly
free from tow, and ready for spinning, ean forward
separate proposals for such hemp; which hemp, if
the proposals should be accepted, must, like the other,
be subject to inspection and approval at said
navy-yard before it will be received.
Persona making offers must state the price asked
per ton of 9,940 pounds, delivered %t said navyyard,
nnd must forward with them an obligation
from two persons of sufficient property to become
sureties for the fulfilment of the contract to be entered
into, in one-third the amount of aaid contract.
To diminish the hazard to contractors of fcrwardiugbsmp
from the western States, which may not
be of proper quality, or sufficiently well prepared,
the Secretary of the Navy hae appointed two agents,
who will, whan requested, inspect hemp that may
be prepared and intended to fulfil contracts to b* mad*
under this advertisement. One of these agents will
inspect the hemp that may be sent to Louisville,
Kentucky, and the other it.. ?tm. ?? ?
to St. Louia, in Miaaouri. These ^ente will be
furnished with samples of the Riga Rein hemp, excepting
for hemp fully prepared for spinning, end
with the meant of testing the strength of hemp, and
will be reedy to five all information in their power,
to enable contractors to have their hemp properly
prepared, and to ascertain the strength and character
of it, before the expense of sending it te the navy-yard
is incurred, it must be distinctly nadir
stood, however, thai the inspection and apfolnts of
these agents is merely to diminish the rieS to com
tractors, by furnishing useful information. Tha an1
ly inspection by which the hemp can ba finally received
and paid for will be that at tha nary-yard
where it is to be delivered.
In addition to the bonds which will be required
for the faithful performance of the contract, ten per.
centum will be deducted from the amount of all bills
for deliveries, and retained until the completion of
the contract, as additional security for its performance.
The remaining ninety per centum will ba
paid within thirty days after bills, duly approved,
shall be presented to the navy agent at Boston,
Massachusetts.
To be published once a week for four weeks in
the foliowin^newapapers^vit: The Qlobe^ and In
vvu.mvHWBu ?? nuiiuigiuii, xj. \j.\ murning rosi cuia
Daily Timet, Boston, Mass.; Hampden Post,
Springfield, Mass.: Hartford Times, Hartford,
Conn.; Journal of Commerce, Morning Neva, Evening
Post, New York, N. Y.; Pennsylvanian, Public
Ledger, Philadelphia, Pa.; Morning Post, Pittsburgh,
Pa.; Union, Harrisbmg, Pa.; Republican,
Baltimore, Md.; Enquirer, Richmond, Va.; Chronicle
and Old Dominian, Porthmouth, Va.; Jeffersonian,
New Orleans, La.; Union, Nashville, Tenn.;
Appeal, Memphis, Tenn.; Gazette, Lexington, Ky.;
Democrat, Louisville, Ky.; Statesman, Columbus,
'0.; Enquirer, Cincinnati, Oq State Sentinel, Indianapolis,
Indiana; Register, Springfield, III.; Demo
crat, Chicago, III.; Free Press, Detroit, Mich.; Mitsourian,
St. Louis, Mo.
The above papers, containing the advertisement,
will be forwarded to the Bureau as evidence of publication.
April 16?law4w
TOBACCO FOR THE NAVY.
Navt DaraaTMBNT,
Bureau ttf Provision* and Clothing,
May % 1645.
PROPOSALS, sealed and endorsed "Proposals
for Tobacco," will be received at this bureau
until 3 o'clock, p. m.. on Tuesday, the third day of
June next, for furnishing and delivering at the Uai
ted States navy-yards at Boston, New York.aaJ
Norfolk, where samples are deposited, such quan
tity of tobacco (probably, in all, about one. hundred
thousand pounds, more or less) as may be required
by the chief of this bureau, or by the respective
commandants of the said navy-yards, during the
fiscal year commencing on the first day of July
next, and ending June 3ft, 1846.
The tobacco shall be equal in quality to the samples
at the aaid navy-yards. None of U shall be ^
manufactured during the winter months; all shall ~
have undergone a natural sweat, and be branded
with the name of the manufacturer, year when, and
the place where, it waa manufactured, and be witered
in strong boxes containing from fifty to OM
hundred pounda each, and shall be inspected at the
place of delivery by the inspector at the yard, appointed
by the Navy Department.
Contractors not residing at the places where doliveries
are required, must establish agencies at
such places, that no delay may arise in furnishing
what may be required; and when a contractor fails
promptly to comply with a requisition, the navy
agent at the port where the tobacco is required to be
delivered shall be authorized to purchase the same;
and the contractor shall be liable for any excess of
cost over the contract price.
Didders whose proposals are accepted (and none
others) will be forthwith notified thereof; and three
lays over and above the ordinary time required for
:he regular transmission of the mail will be allowed
for them to signify their readiness to enter into contract;
and ten days over and above the ordinary time
required for the regular transmission of the mail
will be allowed for the execution and return of a
contract and bond; at the expiration of which periods,
if no answer be received or contract and bond
returned, the supply will be offered to the next lowest
bidder, according to law.
The department reserves the right to reject all bids
from persons who have heretofore failed to execute
their contracts.
Bonds, with two approved sureties in one-third
the estimated amount of the respective contracts,
...:il k? ? I. i . ..? -Jj:.: lit
wa?? wc ICUUIICU) aim lUII pel tcililliu U1 WiUIHUil WUI
be withheld from the amount of all payments on ao-ount
thereof, aa collateral security, in addition to
the bond given, to secure its performance, and not
in any event to be paid until it is in all reipects
complied with; and ninety per centum of the
jmount of nil deliveries made wilt be paid by the
Vavy Agent within thirty days after bills duly aohenticated
shall have been presented to him.
To bepublished once a week until June S, in the
Jnion, Constitution, Intelligencer, Washington, D.
J.; Post and Times, Boston; Evening Post, Mornng
News, and Plebeian, New York; Pennsylvanian,
Philadelphia; Republican, Baltimore; Enquirer,
Richmond; Republican, Petersburg; Old Dominion,
Portsmouth, Virginia.
Proprietors of the above papers will be pleased to
tend a copy of the paper containing the above advertisement
to this bureau.
May 3?lawtJ3
NEW GUITAR MUSIC, just received.?WM.
FICHER, Pennsylvania avenue, two doors
oat of 13th street, has iust received the following
tew music, which will be sold at four cents per
>sge:
nui (v.. k? w.;iu^i
n forest glades; do do do
Vhen night comes o'er the plain; arranged by Weilland
leaven light this scene of misery; arranged by
Weilland
dreamt that I dwelt in marble halls; arranged by
Willand
Ay heart returns to thee again; arranged by Weilland
'he pilot; do do do
leautiful Venice; do do do
>ermot A store do do do
?h ! why desire to light that fhce; do do do
londo from da Ftlle du Regiment; arranged by
Kuffher
lix popular German waltzes
1'wss ten o'clock; arranged by Weilland
'hen you'll remember me; arranged by Weilland
Lome thou art no more; do eo do
have come from a happy land; do do do
laryGrav; do do do
'he Gondolier; arranged by Balfe.
Apiil 91
-tHEAP SHOE STORES.?Vou are hereby noU
tilled to be and appear at one of our shoe stores
n or before the first tune yoa wait % new pair of
oots or Shoes, and then and there fit yourself from
large assortment at
11th and F streets, and
W. MANN.
Sign of the LARGE BOOT,
Perm, sr., near 4f street.
April 17
? THEODOLITE in perfect order, imported by
Chaiiee Renard, esq., from Paris. Price fi 100.
For sale at JULIU8 A. PETKRS-S
Wine store, Pa. sr., near 10th street.
Tan 16
ONDON STWF AND PHILADELPHIA
-J PALE ALE. For sale at
JULIUS A. PETER8 S
Wine etore, Pa. av., near 10th stsMt.
Jan 30
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