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ë'± i Jâ. r f l V AND Peninsula Advertiser. PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY WILLIAM A. MILLER. No. 9, HIGH STREET, BETWEEN MARKET AND KING STREETS....WILMINGTON. W K m ES » A Y, A ÜG ÜST. 20,1S17. tr VOL. IV. No. 67. Conditions of this Paper. The DELAWARE GAZETTE is »tin ZttSKBD TWICE \ WEEK, AT FIVE -DOLLARS a year, payable 3ix months in advance ADVERTISEMENTS will be inserted A SQUARE THREE TIME'», AT ONT. DOLLAI AND TWENTY FIVE CENTS FOR EVERY r .SUC Payment TO BE MADE AT THE TIME WHEN THE ADVERTISE MENTS AUB LEFT AT THU OFFICE FOR PUB LICATION. |C7 > No PAPER DISCONTINUED UNTIL ALL ARREARAGES ARE PAID. GREDXNO INSERTION. The following gentlemen are authorised to receive sub scriptions and money for the Delaware Gazette : Dover — Mr. .John Manlove. Smyrna — A.tr. Benjamin CoomVc. George Toivn, Del. — Mr. James An derson. Cantwell's Bridge — Mr. David Wil son, Jure. Milford — Mr. Peter Robinson. Lewes Town — Mr. George Bowers. JVYw Castle—James Booth, Jr. Esq. Laurel —Mr, Ephraim Collins. Elkton,Md.—Tobias Rndulph, Esq. Other appointments will speedily be made. Fate of an American Gentle man. Messrs. Bottes. & Co —Since my return to America, from the Desert 0 / Zaara, in Alni-.i which was on ihr SOtli May, A. 1), IS IT, at Uoston, ! Iia^e exauiincil in vain, miMry inihl.e p.ijHTs to find some mention of the , 11 " ancho'y ihiaih of an America 1 g t!em; n. who was like mysi Jfa slave to the Arabs. I learned his fate from John iit own, of New York, who was ransomed ntMogatiore, near the time I was, and who was |iasBi-ngei- with me to Huston. He said lie saw Inn dir, in IWemhov lath, upon liie De sert. and buried him with bis own hands. Iitown did lint know his name: but u few f.u ts which i learned from him may lead to a discovery. Drown mo that tins gentleman was a passenger in a vessel from Baltimore to Uuet.os Ayres, railed tin Romp — that lie was commissioned for tlie ar. my of the. Patriots in South America —that lie had been a major in tin- IJ. States, late army, and was said to hr a relative of the late Vice President of the United Stales, and a citizen of the sou I hero states. He left (he Romp, and went aboard a Prize bound ti Buenos Ayres ; Smith, prizemastrr ; who was drowned, as the vessel went a shore on the western coast of Africa in about, lot. ladegressN. This gen tîenun was enslaved with Brown, \ tiled as mcntioind. Thi* staieinrn' may he of service, as it may lead to discovery ot his name, and inform his stillering friends of his fate. ARCHIBALD KOBRINS. in r>(ti a a Syllogism .—In answer to a quei-j in ilio European Maaag-ine, how » nothing' can he a substantive, a wri ter remarks : ' I shall frame my an swer by proving that nothing is some thing, and consequently that nothing, in grammar, has a legitimate claim to the appellation of substantive. What is a word l A "word is something. Nothing is a word—therefore nothing is something.' Irish Humour. One of our fellow citizens, for the purpose ot arresting attention, caused his sign to he set upside down. On AI outlay last, while the rain wasnour ing down with great violence, a Son of Hibernia was discovered, directly opposite, standing with great gravity upon his head, and fixing his eyes steadfastly upon the sign. On an en quiry being made of this inverted gentleman, why lie stood in so singu lar an attitude—he answered—I ana trying to read that sign. [Fed. Rep, V °w Store, JUST openen by the subscriber, at No. 82, Market-street, W lvD'ngtwn, next door to Brir ton's tavern, a fresh assortment of DK\ GOODS, viz Real superfine Çû common cloths. * do. do. enshneres, Tndia, cambric CS domestic muslins, do. checks, Domestic plaids amt stripes, 't -f & f> 4 ginghams. dimities, Calicoes, vestings, stockings, Bomlavzdts, flannels. &c. &c. The whole of which, having been laid in at the present reduced prices, will be sold wholesale or retail, very low for cash. do. David Tatum. 6th mo. Util, 1817. -tf. 8200 Reward. Escaped from the Public Jail of New castle County, on the evening of Sunday the 27th day of July last, a negro Servant named DAVID, about 5 feet 8or 9 inr hilts high, athlctick, well made, and very at live, of a light color for a negro and has a scar upon the back of one of bis hands : His clothing consisted of two pair o( Pan taloons, (one of nankeen the other of colored domestic) an old waistcoat, muslin shirt, and an old wool hat—It is supposed that he will change bis name, as l e once broke jail in Easton, in the year 1816, and assumed the name ot Harry, and wa-s afterwards taken in Pennsylvania and committed to New Castle Jail, as a runaway. The above Reward willbe Riv en to any person apprehending the said Negro and delivering hint at the public prison of New Castle County, state or Delaware. Kdmund W. Barker. New Castle, Auj). 1.—-6 ■4t. DAILY LINE. lMiiiadelphia & Baltimore STEAM-BOATS STAGES , By way of WILMINGTON & ELKTON. THE Steam Boat SUPERIOR, Captair Wm. Milner, anil the Steam B^at VESTA, J. H. Burns, are in complété order, &nu ne of them will leave the first wharf abov< Like: street. PHIL ADEL PHI A, at Jo»dock, in the afternoon for Bal-imorff. The Stages for the line will deliver the pas. sengers on board the Steam Boat New Jersey, r the Eagle, at F.'.Rtor* ; one of these boat will leave Bowleys wharf BALTIMORE, every afternoon at 5 o'clock for Philadelphia All tbt* Eng nes of this line are skilfully built, upon the bafe principles of Bolton &. \\ atts. Ail baggage at the risx of the owners thereof. Application for passage to be made to the Captains on board tike boats at any time of the day. I'sssenge.-s received or delivered at Chestei and at Marcus H: ok. The boat downwards will pass Chester about 5 o'clock, and upward* about 9 o'clock. One boat will leave Wilming ion every morning at half past 6 o'clock, for Fkiladelplua. Jciy »e—rrj Â Bargain. FOR SALE., a FARM lying in I'cr.cader hundred. Nr-v» Castle County, state of Delaware, adjoining lauds of the late Job Harvey, John Thompson arid others—distant about fi miles from Elkton» 2 from Newark, and 4 from Glasgow, containing 228 Acres of Land ; nearly one half of which is woodland, considerable ' convenient to not at present in a high state cf cultivation, but may be improved at a small expence, being con : venient to lime kilns. There is a handsome proportion of meadow'ground The improve ment are two log dwellings, stable, &c. The si tuation is remarkably healthy, and a spring of excellent water convenient to the dwelling; also a never failing stream of water passing through the farm.—The new road from Newark to Elk ton, passes ihrough this property. The above farm will besold entire, or in lots, as may best suit purchasers—A more particular description of the property is deemed unneces sary, as those inclined to purchase will doubtless previously view it. Should the above property not be disposed of before the 28th of August next, it will on that day he offered at public sale, on the premises For terms, application may be made to Mr James Kerr, residing near the same, or to the subscriber. >'ith a portion of valuable timber, and Miiis. fhe arable land is n William Thomas, Head of Chester, Kent County, Maryland July 19—t28A To Rent, A FARM in Dragon Neck, Red Lion hun dred, the estate of Samuel Crow, deceased. In quire of Francis Haughey, Guardian of the minor children of said S. Crow. Feb. 22—tf CARDS, HAXD AXD POST BILLS, Executed at. this Office. A VALU A BMC *\\ ÎÎM FOR RENT. The subscriber ofl'crs for rent for a terra of years, that valuable Fatal in Oarretson's forest, called the CAVES which was occupied by the late Mrs, Margaret Carroll. This property is about 12 miles dis 'ant from 'he city, in a respectable and healthy neighborhood. It contams about 500 acres of arable Land, principally bottom I and. admirably adapted to the growth of timothy, large quantities of Which by judicious cultivation may be raised—Lime stone abounds, for the burn ing of which for the use of this and ad joining farm, a kiln has been lately reeled by Mr. Shoemaker, with whom satisfactory arrangements will be made for mutual accommodation. About ten acres were last year high ly manured, and seeded in Timothy, which promises a very abundant crop, and by a skilful use of lime the residue may be equally productive. The buildings are unusually numerous, and afford every convenience for secur ing the crops ; the dwelling is comforta ble, and .ffm (Is room fora large family! It is desirable, nay indispensable that the tenant be an industrie. is and skilful farmer willing to cultivate the farm upon the most approved plan, in order to im prove tlv: property. As an inducement to appl icants of character to rent the proper y '.lie subscriber will let it on li beral 'i rms The timber is in sufficient abundance for every purpose of inclosure and fire. Mr. Samuel Shoemaker will show the farm, and the terms may be known by applying tome on Light st. wharf, Balti more. Henry Brice. A UC. 9—4t S3 ton SALE , A Tract of Land . IN Cecil county, Md. situate on one of the branches of , IN Cecil county, Md. situate on one of the branches of North East River, aWout two and a half milts from Naviga tion, containing one hundred and .sixty acres; one hundred ot which being weikimbered, the remainder arable. '1 ht is on thcaqove premises an eligible situation for a Mil', Fat tory, or^ Distillery,&c The c ; :.rtgr,lry ,,f the .-»hovr pro n navigation renders it well worth the notice of anv person dealing in Fire-wood or dhip timber lor the balk market, as there arc, on the pruntses, a great uiiinlxu :»f valuable white oak trees. There is also .» comfortable dwelling, kitchen, ham and other necc»sarv building?. Thi ituationl# healthy, with a #pr»»g of excellent water con This property adjoin P * >»iul -auiucl Maflctt, Lsq. ami also Mr. Sir ' y deceased. The payments wllll than one third will he req cer.ded credit, with propcrsecurity, ; of the Huiwit rihtr, •losiitit L. Fo:irt! on, luukcep ,1.01 ■ ired in h. No , the tnainder o Near Warwick, CeclKJo'inty, Ju'v 2S~tf NcHiee. THE Rev. William Frye: having» by cK c»> duly executed, beating; date the 20th day c 1 November, A. L». 181 fi, made an of ali his property, both real and p the suhscrdH'rs, in trust for the benefit of hi:» said deed.—All per !$"» creditors, as mc»u;onfti i tie said William Frycc i ci»» erd, by bond, note, to avail themselvrs cf'he benefit of said aôiig • ment, according to the terms thereof, are rt •nt then demands for scitlemen»; otU" , a id Id W quested to ] and all persons indebted to make iiamediAte payment. : TUB SUBSCRIBERS M ILL DISPOSE OF TUB FOLLOWING VA LU A ÖLE mil) l* Ell TV. AT Public Sale, Vt flic Uoi.se of Mr*. .Mary Thomas, in Wilmington, on Satiirilny tlu 18th of October next, at -2 o'clock, I*. M. when the conditions of sale will he made known— NO. t. A FARM in Mill Creek hundred, New Castle County, containing 14/ Acres, at present in tenure of Stephen Townsend, ard is bounded by lands of Thomas Lea, John Rixicc and others. NO. 2. A FARM in the hundred and county aforesaid, bounded by lands of Abraham Men denhall and others, containing about 90 Acres, of which, twenty are woodland. NO- 3. A LOT, on which is erected a three story brick house and kitchen, No. 225, Market stiect, Wilmington. NO. 4. ALL the interest of the said Wil am Pryceina LOT on Market street, purchas ed by him from John Ferriss, and which is near ly opposite No 3. NO. 5. A LIFE .ESTATE in a Farm, situ ated in Appoqumnirriink hundred* county afore said, containing about 280 Acres, hounded by lands late of John Cochran, deceas ed v and others, now in the tenure of James Hessey. NO. 6. A TRACT OF LAND, conveyed bylssac Hendrickson to the said Wm. Pryce, situated on Laurel Creek, in Randolph County, state of Virginia,.containing 2000 Acres. Allan Thomson, Joseph "Downing, Assignees of the Rev. William Bryce. June 12"law2mEttaw lm a C'upper anti Copper Ware. G. & V. HARLEY, COPPERSMI t ilt, No* 9o* S, Front-shrct . Philadelphia Have constant!) on hand, of their own manu facture, STILLS, From 20 to 140 gallons, suitable for fruit dis tillation ; Stills of 100 to any size upwards, loi Grain, Rum and Turpentine distillation, with Copper and pewter worms; Sugar and Brew er's Bailers, Hatter's plank and coloring Ket tles, Wash Kettles, Sauce Fans, Tea Kettles, Copper and Brass Preserving Kettles, Grocer Bumps, Cranes and Measures, made in superior stile. All articles repaired in the above line* Old Copper, Brass, Pewter apd Lead, bought and taken in exchange. All orders thankfully received, and punctual ly attended to. Sheathing Copper, Nails, Bolts, Spikes, 8tc. ALSO* \n assortment of BELLS, fitting for Churches, Plantations, Factories, Ships, Steam-Beats* ötc. For sale, on reasonable teriri3. WANTED— 1 Three the above business. May 28--2m four Apprentices tc N E\Y ESTAULISUAIKM'I. THE subscriber having lately erected in thi. place a large and commodious,Brick buildinr, calculated for a TJÏVE UN, and tnar nossesmon enn he had nn the Kr ana mat post*-* i can ue naa on the ist oi October next fit an inrnieui&te engagemer. should tie intdc) or at auv tune between thet c,.re ,1 „Lr „J u and the lirst da) ot Januar» .-—He tcc*.s himse" warranted in saying, that this establishment f*ir exceed un» nllirr nn rh#> IVn'mcul ,mt tar t xcud any »tnu .m the t enineul.., not on, as to the numbt r, s ze, and couve nifree .'f th» apartments, but aiso as to tie stabling, Steven out-hu, kling noce ary to render 1. complete ,nd convnJ S i ail t.fwhicl. are new ,„d if Brick Its situation in preferable to any other in \ht place, as it fronts both deral streets, and is contiguous fice, Bank. Court Uou ;e, Market Holism. &c and the town itself isadmiti**d to be superior u any on the Eastern shore, for a Public House of experience and capital, it is be d. bu» few houses present so great a chance lor realising a fortune. rent for the ensuing year, or for term r.f years, if desired, four newly built brick tenements, calculated to suit either Mechanics »altes this opportunity to inform the public that he is now ready to contract for renting the same. . Washington and Ft. the Post Of of Ii Also, tenements, calculated to suit either Mechanics or Merchants, being :;itu.tted on Washington street, adjoining the aforesaid Tavern. These »• ands a»e considered equal to any in the place t'or business. Samuel Gi-ooine, Easton, MJ. T» iv 3—lawSt Proposals, Fci- pulslistiit»". by suhaei-iptian, ni. <>'igin.il work, tobe entitled. 1 A JOURNAL Of the loss of the Brig Commerce, Of Hai'tr..i<l, (Uoiui.) i-npt. Riley . "1' the «-»(itivity ul' i-njit. Hile», wh was lot- two moiulis a slave aui.m^si the Arabs ; ami nl' (.lie slavery ami nfi'ei'in^s ni" the author for uilieteeii mouths, amongst the same penpli ; will) aeeountsol'tbe manners, eustom and habits ami a description of the country of lia» Arabs, By Archibn' ; Robbins. I hr narratives and journals of Travelirrs, Adventures, the Ship wrecked and j>riwim-rs, are «lieu toi with exaggerations, and not uofri - quently eondeinned as deceiving, ra ther than informing the world. I he author of the proposed journal is cit izen of Connecticut, and one of the suffering crew of Captain Riley.—lie lias seen life in a sphere uncommon to bis eouutryuien—he lias enduee.i miseries uncommon to human nature. By the blessing- of a merciful Provi dence lie has survived to detail his sufferings to the world, if truth will excite astonishment, anil even occa sion incredulity, he cannot help it but. lie is resolved to tell a plain un varnished tale of extreme suffering— of the manners, customs end habits o! the extraordinary people among whom be endured it, lie will submit to the world hoping that the liberality of the publiek will in a small degree, compensate I nu for his suffering, by reading the tajl of it. TERMS. I. The work shall constitute a duo decimo volume of about thieo hundred pages, to he handsomely bound. II. The price to subscribers, will he one dollar, tonon-subserihers SI SL III. Those, who procure twelve subscribers, and become responsible for the payment, shall have a thir teenth gratis, Hartford, July -t, t847. Robert Porter, BOOKSELLER, , Respectfully Informs tlit Public, that he ha. 1 ; just iccdred from LEE'S PA ft N'T MEDICINE STORE «ß Maiden Lane, New York, .1 FRESH SUPPLE Of the following genuine Medicines: Hamilton's Worm Destroying Lozen ges. Which have cured ar. immense number of person» of both y ape, .»nil in everv situation, ol**various dan aints arising from Worms, ami from obstiue* tu the stomach and bowel*. no analogy whatever to others of similar titles so commonly complained of, as operating whh violence} .on the contrary, a particular excellence of this remedy is les being suited to every age and constitution. It contains nothing nut what Is perfectly innocent, ano 1 -mo mild in its operation that it cannot injure the most delicate pregnant lady, or the tenderest infant "of a week, okl, should no worms exist lathe body j but will, without pains or griping,cleanse tue stomach and bowels, of whateveri foul or offensive, and thereby prevent the puVjttion of worm», and many fatal disorueers. The ozenges :»tc partij cniarly efficnclous in carrying «tV all gross humotsatrd «fn.p Hons, feverish and bilious complaints, and are the safest and mildest purgative that can be used on any occasion. », of cv npia fotlfa gerous This medicine bears DESCRIPTION OP WORMS, And the symptoms by which they are knoten : it which infest tile human body, arc chiefly of fout The Teres, or large round worm; the AscurUbu, n-wonn; the Cucurbit nia, er short, flat, white worm ; and lastly, the Taenia n tape worm, sr called front» its resemblance tu tape. This is Often many yards lortg, ar.d is full of joints, it is most hurtful and most difficult to iy . Among the symptoms attending wornv »rt..div\pr- nlilr breath, especially ut the morning; bad and corrupted gums; itching in the nose, nml about the ee epileptic tits, and »oinctimc« privation of s-pc tU ; starting and grinding of the teeth in sleep ; irregular appetite, sometimes loathing food, and sometime# voracious* purg ing, with slimy and foetid stools ; vomiting ; large and haidbeily pains and sickness at thcu'.oinach; j*ain«mthe head and thighs, with lownes» of spirit.-» j slow fever, with small and irregular pulse ; a dry cough ; excessive thirst ; sometimes p. e and unht-dthy countenance, end sometimes the face bloated and flushed, is alF.i- ted witi have immédiat » recourse to Hamilton 4 # \V \v kind« ; convulsion svmptqms, should Form Destroy ing Lozenge#, which, have been constanly attended with #uce>;« in all complaints similar to those above described, A dos0 r uf thlfi me<Hrinc „ ivt . n occasionally during the warm season, will effectually prevent " the vomiting in* P" 1 « 1 "» °f vMMren...a UrcaiiM disorder, winch anmully .destroy-, thousand seif the »nfant part ot our citizens, it is ukciw»»' the mildest and most certain remedy known, and Wilrihas restore.', to health and strength a great uumber when th * ln advanced stage of thi# f.tral complain'.. Paiticular and : p i lin instructions are riven for every part of the ne«»«/ treatment litstu.li cases. » Cliiidren generally take this medicine with eagerae*« / '* '-6l/'OU« J*»,W. of the above Vt The operation of those pill? is perfectly mild, used by person# in every situation, and of every age. They are excellently adapted to cany oif a!l]stiperfluuus b !, e, aiid prevent its morbid secretion# j to restore anda mend the appetite; to produce a free respiration, and there by prevent colds, which are often of Utal cUnecquence#. A'dost: nc% «» fail# to remove a cold, if taken on its Irrst .ip pearaike. They arecckbuted for temoviny habitual *:os tivenc«. sickles« at the »tomach, and severe head ache, and ought to he taken by all persons on a change of climate They have hecnfoimd remarkably eificacious in prevent* nd curimt disorders Attendant on long voyage#, and Mi* ' rf UK by eve up to bf ir.R should be prucucen anu civ P Hamilton's Es* Hamilton's Es* A tufc and t-fTcctt Drains and brui uons.nuinbne head ache, swelled f.» prcveuti ui».a»*ii»s, u. . * the die fleets of getting wet or damp in the icet. Tin genuine Persian Loi ion. So celebrated among the fashionable throughout Europe, Is an invaluable cosmetic, perfectly Innocent and safe, free from corrosive and repellent minerals, (the hash? of other lo riot»!») and of unparalleled efficacy hi removing blemishes of • lie face and skin, freckles, pimples,inflammatory redm-s*, scrufs, tetter», ringworm», sunburns, prickle)- hear, etc. I he Persian Lotion o-.•crates mildly, witliout impeding the natural insensible perspiration, whioh is essential to health, vc. it> v-llect# aie speedy and permanent, rendering the skin delicately soft andsmoo'-h, and improving the complexion. Restorative Tmcder for the Tenth and Gums* nd is, and preparation conifx u and < the enamel from uccay, and clean-cs and trbing all the acrimonious tdhne and ro accumulate, never fails to in :! I ' r This excellent gums, pre.serve whitens the teeth,by fouine#», which, su( jure and Anally ruin them. Hamilton's Brand Restorative. invaluable medicine for the eof the various complaints res, juvenile im!i#ciction#, stitutiori, the frequent intoxication, or any Ollier excessive u*e of Is recommended as veils relief and penm- suiting from dissipated ple.»> limâtes unfavoiable MC Of -tructiye intemperance, the mercury, the disea-vs peculiar to fcinalc# at acutalu period of lire, bad lyings In, Sc. '••• tin residence immodcr.- k'.liu! Hamilton's Elixir. e of colds, o>)Kinattoo^hs,Vs 5 Wr.i », and approaching consumptions, and a certain remedy for the whooping cough. <. Hahn's Genuine Eye Wahr. A sovereign remedy for all diseases of the eyes whether the effect of natural weak lies» or of accident. l'aolu ^ntè itraps* dy yet discovert J which givcs| immediate in the most severe instances* Celebrated for the The only and lasting relief ITCH CURED. Lee's Ointment f-r the Jlcli. upllc.tic Warranted an infallible remedy be used v/ith perfect safety on ii.Lu-ts a week cid, not con taining a particle of mercury or any dangerous Incrément whatever, and not accompanied with that tormenting smart which attends the application of other remedies. , may Lee's Infallible Ague. & Ee--er Drops, ; of agues, remittent, and Intermittent fevers. Fox thee Hahns true and genuine German Corn Plaister. N B. At the place of sale uamplUets may U had gratis, describing cures performed f>v the above medicine» i tiie number, importance and resprctahility of which, fully jus tify veer y article of the advertisement. Jan- 8—it NOTICE. GENTLEMEN of New Castle County having business to transact wi... surer, willbe pleased to attend New Castle, on Thursday tht 21st day of August, inst. August 2— 3t_ ith the State Trea at the town of Improvement of Navigation NOTICE is hereby given to all persons, riiat the subscribers intend applying to tire General Assembly of the Stale of Delaware, at their sitting in January neat, for a law to authorise them to improve the navigation ot Frinee Hook and Bruadkiln Creeks, oy cutting a Canal across Blum Point. Bevins Morriss, sen. John Smith l? Co. July 30—6t Blanks of eveuj description neatly executed at this Ojice.