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VA.?The liiirteemli Annual Course of
Lectures will commence oil Monday, the 14th of
October, 1?5U, and continue until the 1st of the
ensuing March. Theconiinencinent for conferring
degrees will be held about the middle of March.
R. L. lionannan, M. D., Prof, of Obstetrics
and Diseases of Women and Children.
L. W. Ciiamberlatne, M. D., Prof. of Mate- 1
i, ria Med tea and l'herapeutics.
S. Miiirm, M. D., Frof. of Chemistry and
Pharmacy.
Ciias. Bri.i. Gibson, M. D., Prof, of Surgery j
| and Surgical Anatomy.
Cartter F. Johnson, M. D., Prof, of Anato- i
luy and Physiology.
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ractice of Medicine.
Arthitk E. Peticolas, M. D., Demonstrator
| of Anatomy.
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with the most ample facilities, and at very
trifling expense.
Clinical Lectures are regularly given at the College
Infirmary and Richmond Almshouse. The
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I and subject to the entire control of the Faculty, is
at all times well filled with medical and surgical
cases, and furnishes peculiar facilities for clinical
instruction. Many surgical operations are performed
in presence of the class; and the students
being freely admitted to the wards, enjoy, under
the guidance of the Professors, unusual opportunities
for becoming familiar with the symptoms,
diagnosis, and treatment of disease.
Expenses?Matriculation fee, $5. Professors'
fees, #105, Demonstrator's fee, #10. Graduation
fee, y>5.
The price of hoard, including fuel, lights, and
servants' attendance, is usually #3 to #.'V. per
week.
The catalogue, Ac., containing fuller information
concerning the institution, will be forwarded
to those applying for it, or specific inquiries will j
be answeree oy leuer yiuuicoo,
S. MAUPIN, M. D.,
Oct. 'J Dean of the Faculty.
THIRD ANNUAL EXHIBITION
01 the
Maryland Male Agricultural .Society.
APPEAL to the Member* or the Mahycano
State Aorucltiral Society.?YVedesire
that you should bear in mind, that on the "J.'jil,
L'4th, and :25th days of October, your Society will
hold 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 stuck,
the products of your orchards, and of your gardens.
D on'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 relative merits of any
thing can be determined. The safer presumption
for you to arrive at, will be that what you have
is as good, if not better than that of outers, and
thut 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 no 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
wives and daughters to bring whatever appertains
to their peculiar departments, as embroidery, household
manufactures, the products of the dairy and of
the poultry yard, preserves, domestic wines, confections,
and, above nil things, to come themselves, us
without woman, and the beautiful elaborations of her
taste and genius, no display can be perfect.
To the Manufacturers of Agricultural Implements
and Tools, we woiiltt say, that interest and patriotism
both combine to enjoin upon you the propriety
of making a grand exhibition of your machinery
of all kinds, us from our present advices,
we ore Ird to believe that the assemblage of larmers
anil 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 a matter of pride to display your machinery
at our exhibition, and vie with each other in
having the best and largest assortment on the
ground. Such ambition is laudable? is worthy of
American genius, and should be cherished by the
American heart.
Editors with whom we exchange will confer
a favor by copying this notice.
\1/1LLIA.VI TUCKER, Merchant Tailor,
V V (of the late tirm eff Lane Tucker,) would
call the attention of his friends and the public generally
to his stock of Goods now opening, which
has been selected by himself from the largest importing
houses in ISew York, and by fur the greatest
variety und richest styles I ever offered in this
city. Strangers are respectfully and earnestly solicited
to give me a call and examine my stock before
purchasing, as 1 am confident it will be to
their advantage.
And 1 would especially call the attention of officers,
both of the army and the navy, to the fact
thai 1 am prepared to execute all kinds of uniforms,
according to the late regulations, at the shortest
notice, and ut moderate prices, warranted, both in
the cutting and making departments, equal to any
establishment in this country.
W. T. tenders his sincere thanks to his numerous
friends fur their long nnd continued patronage,
and hopes, by the same diligence and attention to
business, to merit a continuance of the same.
All orders promptly executed,
sep 20?3iw3w?d&trw
NEW FANCY GOODS.
WILL BE RECEIVING every day during
next week, a beautiful assortment of Fancy
Goods suitable for PRESENTS, Ac Also a
large assortment of fresh Perfumery, Pomatums;
Soaps, liair-washes, and every article pertaining
to the toilet. PARKERS'Perfumery and
Fancy Store, Perm, av., near National tlotel.
sep21?3td
WANTED TO PURCHASE
/pi* A SMALL HOUSE on Capitol Hill, con
WtKj taining six or seven rooms, with cons.ueralTIegrtiiind
attached.?Apply at this ofKce.
Oct. id?:n.
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JL customers nnd business men of Washington
in particular, that he has put his Book and Job
Printing Establishment ugain in complete order?
having added new type, presses, &c., to his former
materials, which enables him to execute
Every description of Eet/er-fjress Printing
in a superior style, with neatness and despatch,
and as cheap as it can be done in any of the Northern
cities.
Having added a large Napier Steam Tress to
his establishment, he can print pamphlets, books,
or any other work, with greater speed than heretofore.
He respectfully solicits the patronage or
the businets community.
G. A. 8AGE.
Office : Pennsylvania Avenue, opposite Jackson
Hall, Washington,
rui
Vol. ?.
FOR CALIFORNIA. j
UNITED 8TATES MAIL Si'EAMSHIP
COMPANY?THROUGH PJ8&1GE TO
CAL1FOHYU. \ ,
'PHE public will be gratified to learn that the
| United States Mail Steamship Company a re enabled
to announce that their arrangements are now J
complete for sending passengers through from
New York to San Francisco and back. j
In the tirst 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 Chagres, 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 oilier quarter, and by /i
which, whatever might be the detention, they \
would reach San Francisco sooner than by any f
other line. Unforeseen difficulties, and the preva- il
lence of fever at Rio de Janeiro at the time, pre- t
vented their ships from feaching Panama as soon ?
as anticipated, and caused detention at the lath- ?
tuus, which was increased by the impatience of |
passengers in going forward, against the advice j t
.if the Coninanv. 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 j
for the Pacific service, huve arrived at Panama, (
and several of thein have performed trips to San |
Francisco und buck. So that the Company are (
now uble to give the public the assurance that the
voyage through from New York to San Francisco,
will be performed with regularity and despatch.
Their Pacific Line, from Panama to Sun Fran- .
eisco, consists of the
REPUBLIC, Cnnt. Hudson. |
ITHMUS, Capt. Hitchcock.
COLUMBUS, Capt. Peck.
ANTELOPE, Capt. Acki kt.
Their Atlantic and Gulf Line, from New York j
to Chagrcw, of the
GEORGIA, Cupt. Porter, U. S. N.
OHIO, Capt. Schenck, U. S. N.
FALCON, Capt. Hahtstein, U. S. N.
The connection between the two lines will be
carefullly and regularly kept up, so that 110 delay I
beyond the usual stay of the ship in port ul Punama,
will arise.
The large size, well known speed, and superior
accommodations of their New York and Cnagres
Line, und the speed and accommodations of the
ships of their Pacific Line, offer the most certain,
rapid, and pleasant through passage to California.
M. O. ROBERTS,
Cor. Warren and Weststs., New Yolk.
Aug. 1A? lm
National Medical College, Washington,
District of Columbia.
'rtHE annual course of lectures will commence
A on the first Monday in November, the 4th
instant 1
fac17ltv.
Thos. Miller, M. D., Professor of Anatomy and
Physiology.
\Vm. P. Johnson, M. D., Professor of Obstetrics
and the diseases of women und children.
Joshua Riley, M. D., Professor of Materia
Medica, Therapeutics, und Hygiene.
John Frederick May, \1. D., Professor ol surgery.
Grafton Tyler, M. D., Professor of Pathology
and Practice of Medicine.
Robert King Stone, M. D., Adjunct Professor
of Anatomy and Physi 'logy.
Edward Foreman, M.D., Professor of Chemistry
and Pharmacy.
James E. Morgan, M. D., Prosecutor and Demonstrator.
Clinical lectures three times n week, on casss
selected from the Washington Infirmary. Operation
performed before the class.
For a full course of lectures - - $00
Demonstrator's ticket - - JO
Graduation fee - - - 2.r>
Good hoard can be procured at from $2 to $0
per week.
JOSHUA RILEY, M. D.,
Sep 3?2awtNovlif Dean of the Fuculty.
C. ?fc E. L. KEKRISON & CO.
Dili E CT IM P OH TEH S
OF
FOREIGN DRY GOODS
IN CHARLESTON, S. C.
\YJOULD respectfully inform their friends and
YY those who purchase DRY GOODS in their
city, that they are now prepared to oiler a large,
choice, and well assorted stock of
Foreign, Fancy, and St.pie Dry Goods, j
As they receive the bulk of their goods DIRECT J
from EUROPE.1.V POUTS, they feel assured of!
being able to compete successfully with any other |
market in the United States.
C. it E. L. KERRISON & CO.
209 King street, north-west corner of
King and Market streets.
Sep 3, 1850?3in
DIRECT IMPORTATIONS
IRISH LINEt\ S.
'i1111-" o..t.on,.;i,?r? m-n rnuMtmiilv receiving1 direct I
from the manufacturers, MADE TO 'FlIEIR
ORDER, ami expressly adapted to the Southern j
trade, and to which they with confidence invite '
the attention of purchasers, with a guarantee that |
the goods will he found I'L'RE FLjIX, to wit : j
Shirting and Fronting Linens and Lawns b
Pillow Case, Coatee, and Sheeting Linens , o
Russia, Bird's Eye, and Huckaback Diapers id
Bleached and Brown Table Dnmusks, of as- b
sorted widths ; II
Damask Dc.y ics, Napkins and Cloths, of vari- ' it
ous sizes j b
Dowlass, Gloss Cloths, Black, White & Brown ; h
Holland
Lady's, Gent's, and Children's Linen Cambric i
Handkerchiefs, etc. etc. J u
C. & E. L. KERR1S0N & CO. ! ?
!209 King street, Charleston, S. C.
Sep. 3, 18S0?3m . ! a
MEDICAL COLLEGE OK THE STATE OF
SOUTH CAROLINA. j f,
1MIE Annual COURSE OK LECTURES in this J
Institution will commence on the first Monday I )
in November next, on the following brunches: ! j
Anatomy, by J. llolbrook, M. D. I /
Institutes and Practice of Medicine, by S. Hen- ^
ry Dickson, M. D. ! (
Surgery, by E. Geddings, M. D. j p
rnysiology, by James Moultrie, M. D. 1 ^
Materia Medica, by Henry R. Krost, M. D. ^
Obstetrics, by Thoa. (r. Priolesu, M. D.
Chemistry, by C. U. Shepard, M. D.
Demonstrator of Anatomy, St. Julian Ravene), i
M. D. . E
Dr. D. J. Cain, Physician to the Marine
pital and Clinical Instructor. Lectures twice a ! '
week on the Diseases of thut Institution.
Dr. E. B. Flugg, Physician to the Alms House, p
Lectures twice a week on Diseases.
Demonstrative Instruction in Medicine andSur- j ?
gery at the College Hospital.
11EiYRV R ' KROST, M. D., I )e.,n. j
PLAINS, BLANKETS, KERSEYS AND
FLANNELS.
T?HE SUBSCRIBERS, Direct Importers of all I [
-a- WUULL?^i uuuuot iiuvl* jii.ii i vusitcu prr
Ships, "Guluare," " Orion," and "Somerset," 4
from Liverpool, their full supply of PLAINS, q
KERSEYS, WHITE and COLORED PLANK p
KTS, WHITE, RED, BLUE und GREEN >
FLANNEL BLANKETING, Guernsey Shirts, p
Kilmarnock Cups, Scotch Bonnets,Ac., Ac., e\- ^
pressly suited to our Southern Planters trade, and ?
to an inspection of which, they coufidenlly in- p
vite all who visit the Charleston Market. \
C. A E. L. KERR I SON A CO., c
201) King st., northwest cor. King A Market sts. p
Cliarleston, Sept 3? I
? ii
Georgetown College, D. C. S
rPHE CLASSICAL .EXERCISESof this Col t
I leee will be resumed on the 16th instant. t
ept 14?3td "TAMES RYDER, Pres. C
: soi
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1 Bibliothcque des Arts Industrials. (Masson,
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tl. Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal.
London*)
3. Engineer and Machinists Assistant. (Blackic,
lasgow.)
4. Publication Industriellc. (Ariaengaud Aine,
Paris.)
5. Jamicson's Mechanics of.Fluids.
6. Treatise onJVlcchunics. (Poisson.)
7. Allgemine Bau/.citung mil Abbilduugcn.
(Forstcr, Wieii.)
8 Organ fur die Fortschri'tc des Eisenbahnwcsens
in technischer Bczichung. (Von Waldegg,
Wiesbaden.)
6. Sherwin's Logarithims.
10. BvrneV Logarithms.
11. The Mechanical and Matltcmatical Works of
Oliver Byrne.
1*2. Silliman'a Journal.
13. Algemeinc Maschmcn-Eucyclopedia. (Hulssc,
Leipzig.
11. Cotton Manufacture of Great Britain and
America contrasted.
13. Iloltzapffels'Turning and Mechanical Manip
pulution.
16. The Steam Engine. (J. Bourne.)
17. Eiscnbahn-Zei.rung. (Stuttgart.)
18. Tregold on the Steam-Engine.
19. Pike's Mathematical and Optical Instruments.
20- Dictionnaire des At ts et Manufactures. (Laboulaje,
Parts.
21. Sganztn's C.vtl Engineering.
22. Brown's Indicator and Dynaonmeter.
23. Origin and Progress of Strain Navigation.
(Woodcroft.)
24. Fssai sur l'lndustric des Matieres Textiles
(Michel Alcan, Pari .)
25. MacneilPs Tables.
26. Griers' Mechanic's Pocket Dictionary.
ill T Mill,.,-. I.IV ,....1 l.'.,,.,
Pocket Companion.
28. Cad)'s and Gentlemen's Diary.
2i>. Mai ine Steam Engine, (Brown.)
30. Weisbach's Meebanics ai d Engineering.
31. 'Flip Ajatnpmatician, (London.)
32. Barlow on Strength of Matei ials.
33. llann's Mechanics.
34 Mechanical Principles of Engineering and
Architecture. (Motley.)
35. Journal of the Franklin Insti'ute.
36. The Transactions of the Institute of Civil
Engineers. (London.)
37. The Artisan.
33. Quarterly l'apeis on Engineering. (Published
by VVeale, Lond iii.)
30. Imperial Dictionary. (Gla-gow.)
40. Student's Guide to the Locomotive Engine.
41. Railway Engine and Carriage Wheels. (Bar
low, London,)
42. Recueil des Machines lnstrumenset AppareiJ. I
(Le Blanc, Pol is.)
43. Buchanan on Mill Work.
44. Practical Exainpl -s of Modern Tools and Ma- i
clsii.es. (G. Kentne.)
45. Bepertoiredel'lnduslrie Fianquaise et Elrati- |
gcre. (L Ma'hias, Paris.)
46. Tnatme 011 the Manufacture of Gas. (Ac- !
com, London.)
47. Setting out Curves on Railways. (Law,'
London.)
48. Hodge 011 the Steam -Engine
4'). Scientific Aineiicun.
5(1. Railroad Journal. (New Yoik )
51. American Artisan.
52. Mechanic's Magazine.
53. Nicholson's (Peter) Dictionary of Architecture.
54. Dictiunaire de Marine a Voiles et a Vapeur,
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55. Conway and Menai Tubuler Bridges (Fair- j
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56. Brees' Railway Practice.
57. Barlow's Mathematical Dictionary.
68. Bowditch's Navigation.
53. Gretrorv's Mathematics for Practical Men. i
CO. Enijineeis' and Mechanics' Encyclopedia.
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61. Patent Journal ; London.
02. Brec's G.ossaiy of Engineering.
6';i Encyclopedia of Civil Engineering. Cra?y. j
l>4. Craddock's Lectures on the Steam-Engine. I
Co. Assistant Engineer's Railway Guide. (HasIvOll.)
CG. Mechanical Principia. (Leonard.)
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nderstanding, and thus learning from it much |
vhich it is imporlrnt for him to know.
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nd subjeit comprised in this work it i? self-evient,
tliat all citizens engaged in the practical and
seful arts, etc., may derive essential advantages
rom the po-sessiou 3nd study of this publication,
"he following m y he especially designated :
Millwrights.
Moulder and Boiler Makers,
krtificcrs in Bras*, Copper, and Tin.
lutlers, arid Workers of Steel in general,
tarpenters.
tnckmakers
Voikcrs in Ivory, Bone, and Morn.
'iv11 Krigimers Kdilwjy Conlm'tor?, and i;oii-i
tractors for Carth-Woik, and Masonry of every
description.
trchjteilj an I Bridge Bji'der*.
luildeia, Master Mason*, an.) Bricklayers,
Ihip Bnihkrs, Masters ot Vijh.o'N, JSiop Carpcn* J
tcrs, and others connected w ith Building and I
Docking Hup-.
Hock and Pump Maker*,
Icmp i)ie-seisand Hope Makers
ilanufaeturers of l.iocu and Cotton fabrics.
Uuufacluicrs of spinning Machines, Roving,
Machines, Card Breakers and finishers, Drawing
Frames' Willows, and Pickers, etc..connected
with Cotton, Has, and Wool Machinery,
'alenderers, Bit u? hers, and Calico Printers,
'loth Folders, and Measurers, ami persons inter*
e?led in Sewing Machinery,
mchorand Chain Cahle Manufacturers,
tutting and Turning Tool Maker*
'in and Needle Makers,
fail and Ki.et Makers,
tolt and Scrcw-liolt Makers,
fail Cutters,
loiners.
.eather Dressers and Curriers.
fanufacturers of Croat Guns and Sir.all Arms.? j
tandle Makers,
liscuit and Cracker Makcrs.J
.ace Makers.
Libbon Weavers.
itone Cutters and Marble Masons.
>yer?, Cloth Washers, and Scourer*f
Joopers.
'ider aud Cheese Manufacturers
THER
DAILY.
(Ion, Friday, December
[ , Crystal, and Mate Glass Makers.
, Sugar Boilers and Refiners, with Proprietors ol
| Sugar Plantations.
! Manufacturers of Railway, Bar, Round Ribbon,
and Rod Iron.
! Wheel, Axle, and Spring Makers.
Engine Drivers, and Persons connected with the
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 Bran-Separating Machinery,
j Farmers and Persons using Grain-Shelling and
Threshing Machinery.
i Buhl Workers, Carvers Engravers, and Ornamenj
Makers in general.
Persons employed in the Manufacture of Gas.
j Makers ol Copper and Lead Tubing.
! Lineu and Straw Paper Makers.
Ship Owners, Harbor Masters, and others interI.
ested in Dredging Machinery.
| Well Sinkers.
j Astronomers, Philosophers, and others using Philosophical
Apparatus and Instruments,
j Miner's Engineers, and other interested in Pumpj
ing Engines.
, Persons interested in Canals and Aqueducts.
! Warehousemen, and others, using Hydraulic
Presses, Dyuauometric Cranes, Jack Screws,
Common and Feed Cranes.
Woikers in Metals and Alloys,
j Tin Plate Workers,
i Spring Maeufacturers.
Wheelwrights,Clock Makers Horologists, &c.
1 lie puousners nave expenutu a large mini 01
money to get original drawings of machinery in
practical use in this country, and have procured
almost every work on the sudjcct, whether published
in Kngland, 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 I
to use great economy in type, so that each page of
the w ork 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-diawngs
of ample size and clearness, so that a Mechanic
may construct accuiately any machine described.
The publishers are, in short determined, legurdlessol
eost, 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 w ill progress
wit i great regularity.
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at 35 cents per number, and completed w ithin
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If the foregoing advertisement is inserted five
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sent to us, a copy of the work will he sent gratis
| in payment.
American Statistics.
A abort time pant we published some statistics
relative to the number of soldiers supplied from
the (1 ififM'piiL SfMlHM id the re vo'iitimiHrv whi\ I V
How's Commercial Review gives some tables relative
to this, mid other subjects of equal interest,
which we copy.
I. The number of soldiers furnished by the
American States during the revolution, and the
population of each Slate in 1791) and in 1847.
9. Principal buttles of the revolution, their several
dates, commanders-in-chief, and losses on
each side. I
3. Amount of continental money issued to sup[
port tl a war, and the estimated cost in specie.
J. revolutionary states. !
Soldiers. Pop. 1790 1H47.
New Hampshire, 12,497 141,891 300,000
Mass. (incl'ng Me.) 07,097 475,257 1,450,000
Rhode Island, - - 5,908 09,110 130,0001
Connecticut, - - - 31,959 238,141 330,000
New York, - - - 17,781 340,120 2,780,000
New Jersey, - - - lo,720 181,139 410,0001
Pennsylvania, - - 25,078 434,373 2,125,00!) i
Delaware, - - - - 2,380 59,098 811,000 j
Murviand, - - - 13,912' 319,728 495,000
Virginia, - - - - 20,078 740,308 1,270,000
North Carolina, - - 7,203 393,751 765,000
South Carolina, - - 0.417 249,073 005,000
Georgia, 2,589 82,548 800,000
Total, - - - - 231.971 2,020,95911,540,000 j
2. matti.es oe the revolution.
Where When Jlmer. British
fought. fought. Coin. Loss. Com. Loss.
Lexington, Apr '75 ? 84 ? 215
Bunker Hill,Jun '75 Warren 453 Howe 1054
Flatbusn, Aug '70 Putnam 2000 Howe 400
W. Plains, Oct '70 Washt'n 300 Howe 300
Trenton, Dec '70 Washt'n 9 Raid 1000
Princeton, Jan '77 Washt'n 100 Maw'd 400
Bennington,Aug'77 Stark 100 Bauin 000
Brandy wine, Sep'77 Washt'n 1200 Howe 500
Saratoga, Oct '7 7 Gates 350 Burg'e 000
Monmouth,Jun '78 Washt'n 230 Clinton 400
R. Island, Aug 78 Sullivan 211 Pigott 200
Briar Creek,Mar'79 Ashe 300 Prevent 10 j
Stoney P't.,Jul '79 Wayne 100 Johns'n 000
Camden, Aug'81 Gates 720 Coruw's 375
Cownens, Jau '81 Morgan 72 Tarle'n 800
Guilford, Mar'81 Greene 400 Coruw's 523
Eu. Springs,Sep'81 Greene 555 Stewart 1000
The surrender of Cornwnllis at Vorklown, Oc
tober 17H1, closed the war; prisoners 7,07,'J.
'5,75:2 British taken prisoners.
3. CONTINENTAL MONEY
Amount issued in 1773 $ 2,000,000
" " 1777 - - 20,000,000
" " in all to July, 1709 35b,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 11th September, the following
statement, showing the crop of Cotton in
the several States for the year ending 31st August
1*30: 1H50. Ib49.
Louisiana 7bl,SS6 1,093.797
A . 350.952 51H.700
Florida 181,344 2110,186
Texan 31,263 351,827
Georgia 344,635 391,372
South Carolina .... 384,265 458,117
Xorth Carolina . . . 11,861 10,041
Virginia 11,509 17 , 50
Total crop .... 2,096,715 2,728,596'
Dcrense from Inst year . . . 631,881 j
Decrease from year before . . 250,928!
Tiik Fast, the Present and the Future.?Of
the cotton trade, from the London Economist,
August 24, 1850. " It is calculated that upwards
i.f 4,000,000 persons depend entirely upon this
trade in all its branches." American cotton crop :
1835 6 1,367,225 1842-3 2,378,875
1836-7 1,422,930 1843 1 2,030,409
1837-8 1,801,497 1841 5 2,394,503
18.38.9 1,360,532 1845 6 2,100,537
18,39-40 2,177,835 1846-7 1,778,651
1840-1 1,632,945 1847-8 2,347,634
1841 2 1,684,211 1818-9 2,728,596
Average 1,635,596 Average 2,251,315
Average crop of the last seven years exceeds
that the prior 615,719 bales, and the crop of the
last just double that of the first?and the crop of
1848-9 was more than 1846-7 by fifty per cent.
Average consumption in Great Britain 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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to prove what it is represented to be at the
ims of sale; also. Watch Repairing in all its
tranches, by CHAUNCEY WARJUKEfc,
dec >'o. 'J, Todd's bpildiu^, Pa. avequt,

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