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?il wood Flitter * Edwin De Lmi.
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TERMS.
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f/- Subscriptions payable in advance. Any person
procuring live subscribers shall receive one copy
grali*. All lexers to the Editors to be post-paid.
PRINTED BT D. A. SAGS.
OfFlCE, Pennsylvania. Avenue south side, betweeu
3d and H j streets.
REWARD On the night of the
lOili of September, 1850, my brother
Col. John Jones of i'uuylvunia county, Virginia,
was very badly wounded by Dr. John M. Clopt
'it, of llenry county, Virginia. Col. Jones had
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Nowlin, wno lives near Leather wood Post Office,
llenry. About dark Dr. Clopton rode to the gate
and requested an interview with Col. Jonet, who
immediately started out to see him, and when he
had arrived within about ten steps of the gate,
Clopton inquired if that was Col. Jones, and bein;
informed it was, discharged a gun at him heaviiy
loaded with bullets and shot, which took efI'-rt
in the left leg, breaking (he thigh bone and
i therwise seriously injuring the limb. I will pay
the above reward of two hundred dollais, for the
apprehension and delivery of said Clopton to the
j roper authorities of Henry county, to be dealt
with, pursuant to law, where warrants have been
i. sued, for his apprehension. Dr. Clopton is about
4.i years old, about six feet high, has blue eyes,
Very gray for Ilia-age; he is singular in his manners
and dress, at times quite polite, converses
well and weighs about ICO or 170 pounds.
THOMAS S. JONES.
CM. 6, 1850.
1 ni.rrtus to be ikkye d.uiaTiToUIh
be ii ell do.ye.
VrO ME-VIBE It OF CONGRESS should leave
J i Washington without one of Parker's wondern
Razor Strops and a Swiss Razor; his Budgerhair
Shaving Brush and Walnut Oil Shaving
Snap. A new assortment of all the above opened
this day. PARKER'S Perfumery and
Fancy Store, renu. tiv. near National Hotel.
aep::2o ? ij.'l
Liuu.wtv ok Comukess, Oct. 7, ISoO.
ATOTIC 13 IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Lij.\|
brary of Congress will be closed oil Tuesday,
tue 15th insiant, und will notaguin be opened until
!'J'hunduy, the 14th day of November.
JOHN W. MEHAN, Librarian.
Nov. 8, eodilw
Medical department of hampden,
sydney COLLLEGE, lilClliMuND,
VA.?The thirteenth Annuul Course of
Lectured will commence 011 Monday, the 14th of
October, Idol), and continue until the 1st of the
ensuing March. The connuencinent for conferring
(I. i eea will be held about the middle of March.
i. I.. Rouan'n'am, M. D., Prof, of Obstetrics
a.i l i nleases of Women and Children.
h. W. C'u amuehl. avmk, M. D., Prof, of Materia
Medica and Therapeutics.
5. Maiti*i.v, M. D., Prof, of Chemistry and
Pharmacy.
Chas. Hell Gibson, M. D., Prof, of Surgery
and Surgical Anatomy.
C Ait .'teh P. Johnson, M. D., Prof, of Anatomy
and Physiology.
David 11. Tucker, M. D. Prof, of Theory and
r ictice of Medicine.
Arthur E. Plticoi.as, M. D., Demonstrator
of Anatomy.
The study of practical Anatomy may be prosecuted
with the most ample facilities, and at very
trilling expense.
Clinical Lectures are regularly given at the College
Infirmary and Richmond Almshouse. The
Infirmary, under the same roof with the College
and subject to the entire control of the Faculty, is
at all times well filled with medical and surgical
A A ' ILLIAM TUClv&K, meklua.-mi ? *11...., ,
\\ (of the lute firm of Lane & Tucker,) would
call die attention of bin friends and the public generally
to his stork of Goods now opening, which
has oeen selected by himself from the largest importing
houses in New York, and by far thegreateat
variety and richest styles 1 ever o lie red in this
city. Strangers are respectfully and earnestly solicited
to give me a call und examine my stock before
purchasing, as 1 am confident it will be to
their ad vantage.
And 1 would especially call the attention of officers,
both of the army and the navy, to the fact
thai I am prepared to execute all kindsof uniforms,
according to the late regulations, at the shortest
notice, and ut moderate prices, warranted, both in
the cutting and-making departments, erjual to any
establishment in tlAs country,
W. T. tenders hi sincere thanks to his numerous
friends for their Jong and continued patronage,
aijd hopes, by the sfliue diligence and attention to
business, to merit a continuance of the same.
All orders promptly executed.
?ep Stu?utu..)w?uetirw
NEW FANCY GOODS.
\\J ILL BE RECEIVING every day during
YV next week, a,beautifal assortment of Faucy
Goods suitable for PRESENTS, &c Also a
large assortment of fresh Perfumery, Pomatums,
Soaps, Hair-washes, and every article pertaining
to the toilet. PARKERS' Perfumery and
Fancy Store, Peun. av., near National tiolel.
sepil?3id
Sept. 19btif
PARIS MILLINERY. Will be opened a
Mrs. S. PARKER'S, on Saturday, the jth
net , a rich assortment of
cases, and furnishes peculiar facilities lor clinical
instruction. Many surgical operations are performed
in presence of the class; and the students
being freely admitted to the wardN, enjoy, under
t he guidance of the Professors, unusual opportunities
for becoming familiar with the symptoms,
diagnosis, and treatment of disease.
Expenses?Matriculation fee, $5. Professors'
fees, ?IU3, Demonstrator's fee, $1(J. Graduation
fee, $2f>.
The price of board, including fuel, lights, and
servants' attendance, is usually #3 to $3j per
week.
The catalogue, &c., containing fuller information
concerning the institution, will be forwurded
to those upplying for it, or specific inquiries will
be unsweree by letter Address,
S. MAUPIN, M. D.,
Oct. 2 Dead of the Faculty.
THIRD ANJiUAL EXHIBITION
OF TIIE
Marvl.nn<i State Agricultural Society.
Al'l'KAL to the Memhehs ok the Maryland
State Agricultural Society.?Wedesire
that you .should bear in mind, that on the 23d,
2ill), und 2oih days of October, your Society will
bold its annual Exhibition and Fair at the city of
Baltimore : and we appeal to you, one and all, to
bring for exhibition thereat portions of your stock,
the products of your orchards, and of your gardens.
Don't presume that any animal, or product, you
may own is inferior to others that will be here,
and" be thus deterred from bringing them, as it is
only by comparison that the relutive merits of any
thing can be determined. The safer presumption
f?u- you to arrive at, will be that what you have
is as good, if not better than that of others, and
that it behooves you to gallantly enter the list of
competition : if defeated honorably, and the high
character of the judges is a guarantee that you
can be defeated in 110 other way, you will enjoy
the luxury of knowing that others were more entitled
to success than yourself.
And while we address you to bring such articles
as are properly in your department, we crave permission
to solicit your interest, to induce your
wires and daughters to bring whatever appertains
to tiicir peculiar departments, as embroidery, household
manufactures, the products of the dairy and of
the poultry yard, preserves, domestic wines, cotfectioiw,
and, above all tilings, to come themselves, as
without woman, and the beautiful elaborations of her
toxic and genius, no display can be perfect.
To the -Manufacturers cf Agricultural Implements
and Tools, we would say, that interest and patri- J
otisni both combine to enjoin upon you the pro- i
priety of making a grand exhibition of your machinery
of all kinds, as from our present advices,
we are led to believe that the assemblage of tanners
and planters, and of distinguished strangers
from most ot the States of the Union, will be
greater than upon any former occasion here or
elsewhere. We therefore say to the Agricultural )
Implement makers and Mechanics of the United States,
make it tx matter of pride to display your machinery
at our exhibition, and vie with each other in
having the best and lurgest assortment on the
ground. Such ambition is laudable?is worthy of
Ahicncan genius, and should be cherished by the
American heart.
iTjf * Kditors will) whom we exchange will confer
a favor hy copying tins notice.
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Vol. 3.
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FOR CALIFORNIA.
UNITED STATE8 MAIL STEAMSHIP
COMPANY? THROUGH PASSAGE TO
CALIFORNIA.
'T^HE public will be gratified to learn that the
i UniledSiates Mail Steamship Company are en
iiuicu IU cimiuuijccr uiai men ui i uu^cuicnu^ ai c nu n
complete for sending passengers through from
New York to San Francisco and back.
In the first attempts of this Company to meet
the wants of travel to California, by providing
ships on the Pacific, in connection with their
ships from New York to Chogres, they were prevailed
upon, at the urgent solicitation of the great
number then desirous to go out, to sell tickets for
through passages from Panama in advance, for
their ships then going round. This was done
from a desire to accommodate those who could
procure passages in no other quarter, and by
which, whatever might be the detention, they
would reach San Francisco sooner than by any
other hue. Unforeseen difficulties, and the prevalence
of fever at Rio de Janeiro at the time, prevented
their ships from reaching Panama as soon
as anticipated, and caused detention at the Isthmus,
which was increased by the impatience of
passengers in going forward, against the advice
of the Company, at an earlier day than the ship
could possibly reach Panama,
These interruptions are now all removed.
Three of the four ships of the Company, intended
for the Pacific service, huve arrived ut Panama,
ami several a if them huve performed trips to San
Francisco anil back. So tlmt the Company nre
now able to give the public the assurance that the
voyage through from New York to Sun Francisco,
will be pcrronr.cij with regularity u;id ilea
patch.
Their Pacific Line, from Panama to San Francisco,
consists of the
REPUBLIC, Cant. Hudsow.
1THMUS, Capt. Hitchcock.
COLUMBUS, Cupt. Pkck,
ANTELOPE, Cupt. Acki.ev.
Their Atlantic anil Gulf Line, from New York
to Chagres, of lite
GEORGIA, Capt. Porter, U. S. N.
OHIO, Capt. Schenck, U. S. N.
FALCON, Capt. HahtstMNi U. S. N.
The connection between the two linGS will be
carefullly and regularly kept up, so that no delay
beyond the usual stay of the ship in port at Panama,
will arise.
The large size, well known speed, and superior
accommodation# of their New York and Chagres
Line, and the speed and acaomrr,0tlations of the
ships of their Pacific Line, offer the most certain,
rapid, and pleasant through passage to California.
M. 0. ROBERTS,
Cor. Warren anil West sis., New York.
Aug. lit?1 in
National Medical College, Washington,
District of Columbia.
'HUE annual course of lectures will commence
A on the first Monday in November, the 4th
instant:
FACULTY.
Thos. Miller, M. D., Professor of Anatomy and
Physiology.
Wm P. Johnson, M. D., Professor of Obste- j
tries and the diseases of women and children.
Joshua Riley, M. D., Professor of Materia
Medica, Therapeutics, and Hygiene.
John Frederick May, M. D., Professor of Surgery.
Grafton Tyler, M. D., Professor of Pathology
and Practice of Medicine.
Robert King Stone, M. D., Adjunct Professor
of Anatomy and Physi dogy.
Edward Foreman, M.D., Professor of Chemistry
and Pharmacy.
JnmeS E, Morgan, M. D., Prosecutor and Demonstrator.
Clinical lectures three times a week, on cases
selected from the Washington Infirmury. Operation
performed before the class.
For a full course of lectures - - $90
Demonstrator's ticket - - - JO
Graduation fee - - - - 25
Good board can be procured at from $2 to $3
per week.
JOSHUA RILEY, M. D.,
Sep 3?2awtNov}if Dean of the Faculty.
C. & E. L, K E R It I S O N C O.
DIRECT IMPORTERS
OF
FOREIGN DRY GOODS
IN CHARLESTON, S. C.
WOULD respectfully inform their friends and
those who purchase DRY GOODS in their
city, that they are now prepared to olfer a large,
choice, and well assorted stock of
. un,l tit.lllc r?!-v Goods
rurciK.i, iniiK,,
As they receive the hull; of theirgoods DIRECT
from EUROPEJIJY PORTS, they feel assured of
being able to compete successfully with any other
market in the United States.
C. & E. L. KERIUSON & CO.
209 King street, north-west corner of
King and Market streets.
Sep 3, 1850?3 m
DIRECT IMPORTATIONS
SHIS II I* I IV 12 IV S.
I^HE subscribers are constantly receiving direct
from the manufacturers, MADE TO THEIR
ORDER, and expressly adapted to the Southern
trade, and to which they with confidence invite
the attention of purchasers, with a guarantee that
the goods will be found PURE FL*1X, to wit:
Shirting and Fronting Linens and Lawns
Pillow Cuse, Coatee, and Sheeting Linens
Russia, Bird's Eye, and Huckaback Diapers
j Bleached and Brown Table Damasks, of assorted
widths
Damask Dcy.ics, Napkins and Cloths, of varij
ous sizes
Dow lass, Glass Cloths, Black, White & Brown
Holland
Lady's, Gent's, and Children's Linen Cambric
Handkerchiefs, etc. etc.
C. & E. L. KERRISON & CO.
209 King street, Charleston, S. C.
Sep. 3, 1850?3m
.\TEDhJAL COLLEGE OF THE STATE OF
SOUTH CAIi.UL.in A.
rpiIE Annua! COURSE OF LECTURES in this
[ Institution will commence on the first Monday
in November next, on the following branches:
Anatomy, by J. Holbrook, M. D.
Institutes ami Practice of Medicine, by S. Ilenry
Dickson, M. D.
Surgery, by E.Geddings, M. D.
rnysiolugy, by James Moultrie, M. D.
Materia Mudica, by Henry R. Frost, M. D.
Obstetrics, by Thos. G. Prioleau, M. 1).
Chemistry, by C. U. Shepard, M. D.
Demonstrator of Anatomy, St. Julian Ravenel,
M. I).
Dr. D. J. Cain, Physician to the Marine IJ?cpital
and Clinical Instructor. Lectures twice a |
week on the Diseases of thut Institution,
Dr. E. 1). Flnfg, Physician to the Alma House.
Lectures twice a week on Diseases.
Demonstrative Instruction in Medicine and Surgery
at the College Hospital.
HENRY It FROST, M. D., De.,n.
PLAINS, ULANKETS, KERSEYS AND
PL ANN ELS.
THE SUBSCRIBERS, Direct Importers of all
WOOLEN GOODS, have ;ust received per
Ships, "Gulnare," " Orion," and "Somerset,"
from Liverpool, their fall supply of PLAIN'S,
KERSEYS, WHITE and COLORED BLANK
ETS, WHITE, RED, BLUE and GREEN
FLANNEL BLANKETING, Guernsey Shirts,
Kilmarnock Caps, Scotch Bonnets, Ha., &a., ex
pressly suited to ouroouinern x iunit-rii imuc, uuu
to an inspection of which, they confidently invite
all who visit the Charleston Market,
C. & E. L. KEKIUSON & CO.,
:209 King et., northwest cor. King & Market sts.
Charleston, Sept 3?
Georgetown COLLEGE, D. C.
fHHE CLASSICAL EXERClSESof this Col
I lege will be returned on the 16th instant,
ept14?3td JAMES KYDEK, Pre.
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Washinglt
MECHANICAL ARTS & SCIENCES.
D. APPLETON it CO., NEW YORK,
lltvk in course or publication, in parts, price
twenty-kive cents each,
A Dictionay of Machines, Mechanics,
T*r-i- -3 n 1 -S
AUjguiu'Tvuii, auu uii5Uiooiiiig.
Designed fur Practical Working-Men, and those
intended for the Engineering Profession.
Edited by Oliver Byrne, formerly Professor qf
Mathematics, College of Civil Engineers, London ;
.luthor and Inventor of " The Culculus if Form,"
"The .Yew anil Imiwored System of Lugarithims,"
" The Elements of Euclidby Colors," etc., etc., etc.
THIS work is oflarge8vo. size, containing nearly
two thousand pages, upward* of fifteen hundred
/tittles, aui six thousmul wood cuts. It will present
working-drawings and descriptions of the most important
machines in the United States. Independently
of the results of American ingenuity, it will
contain complete practical treatises on Mechanics,
Machinery, Engine-work, a-d Engineering; with
ill that is useful in more than one thousand dollars'
worth of folio volumes, magazines, and other
oooks, among which may be mentioned the following
i
1. Bibliotheque des Arts Industriels. (Massob,
Paris.)
2. Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal.
(London.)
J. laigir.eer and Machinists Assistant. (illackie,
Glasgow.)
4. Publication Industrie lie. (Armengaud Aine,
Paris.)
5. Jainieaon's Mechanics of Fluids.
C, Treatise on Mechanics. (Poisson.)
7. Allgeinine Uauzeiiung mil Abbildungcn.
(Forster, Wien.)
8 Organ fur die Forlschri'le dcs Eisenbahnweaens
in technischer Bezichung. (Von Wal
degg, Wiesbaden.)
.6. Shtrwju's Logarjthjijis,
10. Byrne's Logarithm*,
11. The Mechanical and Mathematical Works of
Oliver Byrne.
12. Silliman's Journal.
13. Algemeine Maschinen-Encyclopedia. (llulsse,
Leipzig.
14. Cotton Manufacture of Great Britain and
America contrasted.
15. Holtzapffels'Turning and Mechanical Manip
pulation.
1C. The Steam Engine. (J. Bourne.)
17. Essenbahn-Zeitung. (Stuttgart.)
18. Tregold on the Sleam-Engine.
19. Pike's Mathematical and Optical Instruments.
20. Dictionnujre des Aits pt Manufactures. (Laboulayo,
Paris.
21. Sganzin's C,vil Engineering.
22. Brown's Indicator and Dynaonmeter.
23. Origin and Progress ol Steam Navigation.
(Woodoroft.)
24. Essaisur I'lmlustric dos Malieres Textiles
(Michel Alcan, Pari-.)
25. Macneill's Tables.
2U. Griers'Mechanic's Pocket Dictionary.
27. Templeton's Millwright's and Engineer's
Pocket Companion.
28. Lad)'sand Gentlemen's Diary.
29. Marine Stegin Engine. (Brown.)
30. Weitbach'a Mechanics and Engineering.
31. The Mathematician. (London.)
32. Barlow on Strength of Materials.
33. liana's Mechanics.
34 Mechanical Principles of Engineering and
A rch iter lure. (A J uslcy,)
35. Journal of ttie Franklin Institute.
3G. The Transactions of the Institute of Civil
(Engineers. (London,)
37. The Artisan.
33. Quarterly Papers on Engineering. (Published
by VVeale, London.)
39. Imperial Dictionary. (Glasgow.)
40. Student's Guide to the Locomotive Engine.
41. Railway Engine and Carriage Wheels. (Bar
low, London,)
42. Recueil des Machines Instrumens ct Appareil.
(Le Blanc, Paris.)
43. Buchanan on Mill Work.
44. Practical Examples of Modern Tools and Maclwaes.
(G. ilennic.)
15. Repertoire do l'Imlustrie Franqtiaise et Etrangefe,
(L Mathias, Paris.)
46. Treatise on the Manufacture of Gas. (Accom,
London.)
47. Setting out Curves on Railways. (Law,
London.)
48. Hodge on the Steam-Engine
4'). Scientific American.
5tl. Railroad Journal. (New Yoik )
51. American Artisan.
50. Mechanic's Magazine..
53. Nicholson's (Peter) Dictionary of Architecture.
54. Dirtjonaire de Marine a Voiles ct a Vapeur,
(l)e Bonnpfoux, Paris.)
55. Conway and Menai Tubuler Bridges (Fairbarn.)
5G. Brees' Railway Practice.
57. Barlow's Mathematical Dictionary.
58. Bowditcli's Navigation.
5'J. Gregory's Mathematics for Practical Men.
60. Engineers' and Mechanics' Encyclopedia.
(Luke Herbert.)
61. Patent Journal ; London.
62. Bree's Glossary of Engineering.
63 Encyclopedia of Civil Engineering. Crnsy.
64. Craddock's lectures on the Steam-Engine.
65. Assistant Engineer's Railw'ay Guide. (ilui*-j
koll.)
G6. Mechanical Principia. (Leonard.)
The great object of this publication is, to place
before practical! men and students such an amount
of theoretical and scientific knowledge, in a condensed
form, as shall enable them to work to the
best advantage, and to avoid those mistakes which
ihey might otherwise commit The amount of
useful information thus brrtught together, is almost
beyond a precedent in such works. It.deed there is
hardly any subject within its range which is not
eated with such clearm ss a id precision, that even
man of the most ordini iy capacity cannot fail of
understanding, and thus learning from it much
which it is importrnt for him to know,
From the annexed list of the principal authors
and subject comprised in this work it is sell-evident,
that all citizens engaged in the practical and
useful arts, etc., may derive essential advantages
from the possession and stqdy of this publication,
The following may be especially designated i
Millwrights.
Moulder and Boiler Makefs.
Artificers in Brass, Copper, and Tin.
Cutlers, and Workers ol Steel in general.
Carpenters.
Brickinakers
Woikers in lvnrv, Bone, and Horn,
Civil F.ngini ars, Railway ('ontr o tors, and Contractors
for Earth-Work, and Masonry of every
description.
Architcc'x an ! Bridge Bui'ders.
fSuildcis, Master .Masons, and Brit klaycrs.
Ship Builders, Masters of Vessel-, Ship Carpenters,
and others connected with Building and
Docking Ships,
Block anil Bump Makers,
Hemp DiCneps ami Rope Makers
Maniifaetuieis of Linen and Coi'on Fabrics.
Manufacturers of Spinning Machines, Roving
Machines, Card Bicakers and Finishers, Draw
ing. Frame*' wuitow *, anu i it*cri,r?-, uimhchcd
with Cotton, i lax, and Wool Mac hinery.
Calenderers, Weat hers, and Calico Printer*.
Cloth Folders, and Measurer*, and persona inter*
csted in Sewing Machinery.
Anchor and Chain Cable Manufacturers.
Cut'ing and Turning Tool MakersJ
Pin and Needle Makers.
Nail and Kivet Makers,
Holt and Screw-JJolt Makers.
Nail Cutters,
Coiners,
Leather Dressers and Curriers.
Manufacturers of Great Guns and Small Anns
Candle Makers.
Biscuit and Cracker Makers,*
Lace Makors,
Ribbon Weavers.
Stone Cutters and Marble Masons.
Dyers, Cloth Washers, and Scourers'
Coopers,
Cider and Cheese Manufacturers
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DAILY.
?nf Saturday, IVovcmbei
, Crystal, and Plate Glass Makers.
Sugar Boilers and Refiners, with Propnetors of
Sugar Plantations.
Manufacturers of Railway, Bar, Round Ribbon,
and Rod Iron.
Wheel, Axle, and Spring Makers.
Engine Drivers, and Persons connected wilh tho
Locomotive generally.
Engineers, and Captains of Steam Vessels.
Managers of Stationary Engines.
Lumber Dealers and owners of Saw Mills.
Veneer Cutters.
Owners of Planing Machinery.
Corn Millers, and Persons connected with Bolting
and Dran-Separatuig Machinery.
Farmers and Persons using Grain-Shelling and
Threshing Machinery.
Buhl Workers, Carvers Engravers, and Ornament
Makers in general.
Persons employed in the Manufacture of Gas.
Makers of Copper and Lead Tubing.
Linen and Straw Paper Makers.
Ship Uwneis, Harbor Masters, and others inter- ]
ested in Dredging Machluery.
Well Sinkers,
i Astronomers. Philosophers, and others using Phil- J
I osopbicul Apparatus and Instruments.
I I.-??..a s_.
w""v? " aiiu umci uivcrtsiui in ruiu|iing
Engines,
Persons interested in Canals and Aqueducts.
Warehousemen, and others, using Hydraulic ,
Presses, Dynanometric Cranes, Jack Herews,
Common and Peed Cranes.
Woikers iii Metals and Alloys.
Tin Plate Workers.
Spring Maeufacturers.
Wheelwrights, Clock Makers Horolog*sts, &c.
The publishers have cxpendtd a large sum of
money to get original drawings of machinery in
practical use in this country, and have procured
almost every woik on the audject, whether published
in England, France, or Germany the most
essential parts of which being comprised in this
Dictionary, render it as perfect and comprehensive
as possible. The publishers have endeavored
louse great economy in type, so that each page of
the work contains at least four times the number
of words found in ordinary pages of the same size.
This has also secured to each plate woiking-drawngs
of ample 3ize and clearness, so that a Mechanic
may construct accurately any machine described.
The publishers are, in short determined, regardless
of cost, to make the work as complete as possible
; and it is hoped every one desirous to obtain
the work will procure it as issued in numbers, and
thus encourage the enterprise.
The work will he issued in semi-monthly numbers,
commencing in January, 1850, and will pro>
gross wit'' great regularity,
The whole work will be published in 40 numbers
at ^5 cents per numbci, and completed within
the current year, 1850. A liberal discount will
be made to agents.
Any one remitting the publishers ?10 iu advance
shall receive the work through the post office free
of expense.
.\nlirfi In f\f imn/>r? lit* /??#trlmtil tin
.? .... ....
United Slates and Canada.
If the foregoing advertisement is inserted five
times during the year, and the paper containing it
sent to us, a copy of the work will be sent gratis
in payment.
American StatisticsA
short time past we published some statistics
relative to the number of soldiers supplied from ,
the different States to the revolutionary war. De ,
Bow's Commercial Review gives some tables re- i
lative to this, und other subjects of equal interest, ,
which we copy. i
1. The number of soldiers furnished by the
American States during the revolution, and the
population of each State in 1700 und in 1847.
2. Principal buttles of the revolution, their several
dates, commanders-in-chief, and losses on
each side.
3. Amount of continental money issued to support
the war, and the estimated cost in specie. ,
1. REVOLUTION" A n Y STATES. I
Soldiers. Pop. 1700 1847. I
New Hampshire, 12,11)7 141,801 300,000 i
Mass. (iiicl'ng Me.) 67,097 475,257 1,450,000
Rhode Island, - - 5,008 00,110 130,000 i
Connecticut, - - - 31,050 238,141 330,000 i
New York,- - - 17,781 340,120 2,780,000 I
New Jersey, - - - 10,736 181,130 410,000 i
Pennsylvania, - - 25,078 434,373 2,125,000 i
Delawure, - - - - 2.380 50,008 80,000 i
Maryland, - - - j.j.uitj .Jiu.vtiB t.u.uuu |
Virginia, - - - - 2G,G78 748,308 1/270,000
North Carolina, - - 7,2(53 393,751 705,000
South Carolina, - - G.,417 249,073 (505,000
Georgia, 2,589 82,548 800,000 <
Total, - - - - 231,971 2,820,959 11,54(5,000 i
2. batti.es of tiijc devolution.
Where H'lim Pilfer. British
fougltt. fought. Com. Loss. Com. Loss. '
Lexington, Apr '75 ? 84 ? 245 1
Hunker Hill,.Inn'75 Warren 453 Howe 1054 '
Flatbusn, Aug '70 Putnam 2000 Howe 400 1
W. Plains, Oct '7(5 Washt'n 300 Howe 300 '
Trenton, Dec '7G Washt'n 9 Rahl 1000 1
Princeton, Jan '77 Washt'n 100 Maw'd 400 '
Bennington,Aug'77 Stark 100 Hautn GOO I
Brandy wine,Sep'77 Washt'n 1200 Howe 500
Saratoga, Oct '77 Gates 350 Burg'e GOO
Monmouth, Jun '7w Washt'n 230 Clinton 400 '
R. Island, Aug 78 Sullivun 211 Pigott 2(50 '
Briar Creek,Mar'79 Ashe 300 Prevost 1G I
SlmiK.tr I"t 1 iiI '70 Wuvne 1(10 Johns'n (Kill I '
Camden, Aug'81 Gates 720 Oornw's 375
Cowpens, Jan 'HI Morgan 72 Tarle'n HUD
Guilford, Mar'HI Greene 400 Cornw's 523
Eu. Springs,Sep 'HI Greene 555 Stewart 1000
The surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktowu, October
17H1, closed the war; prisoners 7,073.
*5,75)2 British taken prisoners.
3. CONTINEFTAI. MONEY
Amount issued in 1775 ? 2,000,000
" " 1777 - - 20,000,000
" "in all to July, 1709 358,000,000
The whole expenses of the war, estimated in
specie, amounted to ?135,193,703.
COTTON STATISTICS.
We compile from the New York Shipping List
and Price Current, of the lltli September, the following
statement, showing the crop of Cotton in
the several' States for the year ending 31st August '
1850: 1H50. 1819. 1
Louisiana 781,886 1,093,797 i
Alabama . .... 350,952 518,706 J
Florida 181,344 200,lH(j
Texas 31,963 38,827 1
Georgia 314,635 391,372 1
South Carolina .... 384,265 458,117 '
North Carolina . . . ll.HCl 10,041 1
Virginia 11,509 17,-50 1
Total crop .... 2,096,715 2,728,596 1
Derease from last year . .... 631,881 1
Decrease from year before . . 250,928 1
Tim Past, tub1 Prkiekt AND TI1E Fl/TL'RE,?Ol
tlie cotton trade, from the London Economist,
Angus' 24, 1850. "It u calculated that upwards
of 4,000,000 persons depend entirely upon this
trude in ull its branches. American cotton crop :
1805 6 1,367,225 1842-3 2,378,875
1830-7 1,422,030 1843-4 2,030,409
1837-8 1,801,497 1 84 4 5 2,394,503
1838 9 * 1,360,532 1845-6 2,100,537
1839-40 2,177,835 1840 7 1,778,651
1840-1 1,032,945 1H47 8 2,347,034
1841-2 1,684,211 1848-9 2,728,590 \
Average 1,035,590 Average 2,251,315 j
Average crop of the last seven years exceeds 1
that the prior 615,719 hales, and the crop of the i
last just double that of the first?and the crop of I
1848-9 was mate than 1846-7 by fifty per cent. i
Average consumption in (Trent 1'nluin of American
cotton the first 7 years 1,153,219 bales.
The 2d period of 7 years 1,449,398 bales.
Largest consumption, 1849, 1,586,608 bales.
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Oct. 16?
IF ?ou want a newspaper from the North that is
all right on the great question of the day, " the
further interference with Southern institutions,"
take the I>?y Book. It is standing up boldly for
,!,? South and Southern rights, and doing a good
deal of good in the right way. Its influence and
popularity is extending throughout the whole
country.
The Dat Book, daily, is $5 per annum. J
The Weekly of it, is $2 per annum.
No Southern merchant should be without one
or the other. . Nov. 7?^

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