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khodi ulaud uavohTkh*. ?r sol. Roam where you will, o'er land or sea, And beauty seek nealh other skies; Yet still Rhode Island ?till to thee Reverts the vainly wand'ring eves! Thy lovelv daughters peerless still, Enthrall the heart, control the will. 'Tisaot alone the sparkling light Of eyes through long depending fringe; 'Tis not the brow of spotless white, Nor cheek, that bears a bloomy tinge; Nor curving lip, nor dimpling smile Which doth the heart with love beguile. But shape, complexion, feature?, all Combine that witching charm to swell, Before whose shrine in rev'rence fall All in whose hearts love deigns to dwell; 'Tis strange such gentle creatures can O'ercome the strength of stubborn man. The guardian care of this Ifcir land Great Jove to Venus doth entrust, For ne'er were wrought by meaner hand Such loveliness in iorms of dust; Too fair for earth, in realms above They should be bless'd wiih angel's love. No longer may Circassia boast Of beauty rival'd not below, For here upon our sea-laved coast Where northern breezes rudely blow, We rear a flow'r so fair in hue, On fairy ground ye'd think it grew. Ye'd sayan Eden was your home If ye poissess'd that luscious flow'r; 'Tis more than bliss to view its bloom, To grasp'd it, oh I 'tis transport's hour! The soul immersed in raptures' sea In fancy seems from earth to flee. the exploring expedition. We have been favored with a copy of the f"llow,"? order, issued by Commodore Jones snd read to tne crews of the several vessels composing the under his command, on tho evening of their denture from this port.?Norfolk HeraU. General Obdbh?No. 1. To the Officers, Petty Officers, Seamen and' composing the crew of the United States South bea Surveying and Exploring Expedition. After more than twelve months of most anxious sus pense, I am st length enabled to announce to you the pleasing intelligence of the near approach of the day. when we shall take our departure for the distant and unknown regions of the Southern hemisphere. In the prosecution of the voyage we are about to un dertake, there is every thing to excite 0 aro ise pstriotism, and to grstify ambition. It is not only a national undertaking, in which the hopes and ar dent wishes of a great nation arc invoked, but, towards the United States surveying and exploring expedition, are turned the eyes of all Europe; and your success ful labors, it ia fondly anticipated will not onlys great commercial benfits and enduring hooot? to ;your country, but will enlarge .he bounds ol knowledge a d and diffuse the blessings of civilization and Christianity amonir nationa now unknown. . ... But tho attainment of the objects of our pursuit, will only be the reward of strict discipline, perseverance, patient endurance, and zoalous eflort, in the Proae? tion of a voyage fraught with difficulty, hardship, toil and suffering. Of this, however, all of you were doubt less, aware, before you entered your names, and became members of an expedition, the successful '"mination of which will attach high and imperishable honor to tho name of each and every individual, who shall faithfully discharge the duties of his station. To meet and counteract, as far as possible, the - convenience and suffering consequent to a voyage ol long duration, in the course of which we may havo to encounter every vicissitude of climate, every preca - tion has or will be taken to secure comfort, and even o fortify ourselves and our ships, so as to be enabled to resist the effects of the extremes! cold, should we by accident or choice winter in tho polar seas Ample supplies of good and wholesome provisions have been rovided; as also will be a most liberal allowance of ospitsl stores, and various kinds of anti-scorbutics these will be issued gratuitously, in sufficient quantities to preserve health and promote cheerfulness, content, and alacrity in every department ol the expedition. ?>*? tra warm clothing of superior quality, designed to be used in the highest latitudes, have been provided, and whenever your comfort and necessities require more clothing than would be drawn on an ordinary cruize, these articles will be served out without charge or ex pense to each individual. In a word, I am ?ul^c? m saying that no pains or expense will be snared in the completion of our out-fit. to supply each and every ship with every description of stores, which can tend to per sonal comfor' and to reward those services, upon .he zealous and faithful performance of which must depend the success of this our first great national enterprise ? The time which has already elapsed since some of yo signed articles for-the Soilth Sea Expedition, having in a few instances exceeded one full third part of tho con templated duration of the voyage, much inconvenience inquietude, and dissatisfaction would undoubtedly be found in tho occurrence of the different expiration o your terms of service in distant seas and remote regions, where you could neither be paid off, nor be sent home from want of suitable conveyance. Under these circumstances I am authorised by tho Hon. the Secretary of the Navy to say, that to each and every petty officer, seaman, ordinary-seaman, lands man and boy, who will sign new articles to serve the term of three years from the first day of November next ensuing, a bounty equal to three months pay, according to the station which each one may occupy on board his respective vessel at the tune of signing the new articles, shall be paid to each individual at the time of signing the said articles, which, however, will not be offered to you until after our arrival at New \ork, for which port we shall sail at the close of the present week. To the marines, who, like the hardy sailor, have ever been found true to their country, and their duty, I would sav, no discrimination will be made to their prejudice , every indulgence and every extra allowance granted to the seamen will in like manner be extended to the ma rine. The only discrimination which I shall tolerate, will be that of deciding on the character of men accord ing to their conduct. Were I to say, that discipline is to be relaxed or punishment excluded from the ships and vessels of the squadron, I should lead you into error, and excite expectations which would surely lead you astray. In squadrons composed of vessels of ditler ent rates and descriptions, it is not uncommon for many to feel, or suppose themselves, degraded by a transfer from one vessel to another, or from a larger to a smaller vessel. This impression is erroneous, and must not be entertained ; the crews of each and any vessel of e South Sea surveying and exploring expedition, are all upon the same footing,-all have signed the same or similar articles.?all will be fed, clothed and laa'?i alike, arid, as 1 before said, tho only discrimination will be in the rewarding of merit and the punishment ol c"to you gentlemen, whoso commissions, the reward of long and well tried services, afford such ample gua rantee for the faithful discharge of your several trusts in whatever new situation you may be placed, I am sorry to sa -, our Government has not followed the example of those of Europe which have sent out similar expedi tions To you no additional pay or emolument has yet been offered, but believe not that your privations will be unrequited or your labors unrewarded. Although 1 am not authorised to offer the officer any allowance at a I commensurate with the extraordinary expenses whicli an outfit for this long, arduous voyage, must necessarily subject hiin to; still, I cannot for a moment suiter my self to entertain the most remote supposition, but that, should the results of our voyage only come up to rea sonable expectation, a generous people and a liberal Government will bestow upon us all, honors and re wards commensurate st least with the hardships we shall have endured, snd the objects we shall have at ' Thare said, that in tho voyage wc are about to un dertake, there is every th.fig lo excite ?n'^e^- o arouse patriotism?and to gratify ambition. Such is tho universal sentiment. Throughout the world, a new spirit of enterprise seems to bo awakened. 1.tig an , France, and Kussis, have each expeditions afloat, and whether the results of the voyage now being made, shall be to enlarge the Iwunds ol knowledge, science, Chris tianity or commerce; in every point of view, whether of a moral, political, or philanthropic character, the rivalry which hss been excited is worthy of all praise, and that nation which wins the prize by pushing her discoveries farthest, by opening the paths by which tho benefits of knowledge and tho blessings of ( ImstKinity snd civilization insy be extended throughout the isles of the ses," besides reaping the rich hsrvests of present and contingent commercial sdvantages, will acquire the proud distinction of " benefactor* of the human race 'Tis true, our competitors in this laudable rivalry have got the start of us, but let not this discourage, but rather animate to increased exertion. In tho wide field of polar discovery there is amplo work for all. It may be, that tho squadrons of nations situated at the opposite quarters of the world may meet in sess now navigated but by the frail canoe* of savage Indian*, or Cr rc banco eaat their anchor* on coaata which aa yet the niiMui e\e haa never reatcd on, and we ahall hail aa a friend and aaaocrate, every atranger ahip, whether aha unfurla the cagtea of Ruaaia, the lion banner of England, or the tri-colored flag of France ; perauadcd aa we are, with equal cordiality will each noble, generous ally great the aiar-ajiangled banner of our own republic. In auch a cauae, then, aa oura, who would be a l*g gard, or who would not take pride tn having hia name enrolled among those employed in Una, our first national expedition! I truat none will be found ao wanting in enterprise or patrioliam ; but, animated by one feeling of devotion to our couutry, the only rivalry among ua ahall be, wbo will beat perform hia duty, and moat promote the honor and glory of the republic ; and thia being done, if we do not win success, we ahall have tried to deaerve it, and individually, at leaat, will enjoy the aweet reward of an approving conacience. Such, then, la a brief outline of the courae, I intend to pursue, in controlling the destinies of thoae whom the law* and conatituted authoritie* have placed under me, aa commander of the United State*' South Sea Survey ing and Exploring Expedition. Feeling, aa I do, entire confidence in each individual who haa voluntarily embarked in the noble enterprise, and knowing that without harmony and perfect concert of action in every department, my individual exer tion* muat be unavailing, and that, without mutual con fidence, and hearty co-operation, we muat not hope for even partial tucctti, it will be henceforth, and to the end, aa it heretofore haa been, my anxioua care to anti cipate your wauta and provide for your comfort*; and then, to a wise and mott merciful Creator, we will com mend our country'a cauae, and commit.ourselve* indi vidually to Hia keeping, whoae command "the wind and aeaa obey." On board the frigate Macedonian. off Craney island. (Signed) Tuoa. Ah Catesbv Josh*, Com'g S. S. S- and E. Expedition. October 5th, 1837. From the New- York Evening Star. VISIT TO THE BXPLORIHO SQUAOROlf. We visited, on Saturday, the gallant little fleet iu which the country takes, at this moment, on the eve of their departure, so lively a pride and deep an interest. We embarked at Castle Garden in a ten oared barge, commanded by a spirited young middy, scarcely younger, however, than the hale and harty looking youths who comprised the crew. The air was bracing and pure, wiih a clear blue sky; the white caps flung their spray upon us, and somewhat moistened our black civilian dresses, spite ot the tars " rowing dry," as the nautical expression is. But we did not mind the sprinkling, l'or it was a heavenly day, and the distant woods of our supetb bay tinged in the golden and carmine livery ot an American .autumn, never presented a scene more gorgeous and picturesque. And there, too, cleaving gaily through the foaming blue waters in every direction, were the craft of steam and canvass ot every description, (hat always forms so cheering and delightAtl a panorama on our magnificent harbor. Three of the squadron only are now lying off the Battery, the Macedonian having hauled round to the Navy Yard. The first we caine fo, was the sub stantial store-ship called " The Relief," and as we mounted up her bulwarks and landed on the polish ed quarter-deck, where we were politely receiv ed by the officer of the day, we could not help being struck with the neatness, discipline, com fort, and security which she presented, and which looked, in truth, as if she was most rightly named, and every way calculated to furnish to the hardy crew, when in their most perilous excursions, all the good things of this earth which they may chance to stand in need of.? An admirable hospital aiid store-ship aho is calculated to make, and a moat essential and indispensable ac companiment is aho to the squadrou. For when men, like our brave aeamcu, atand ready to do all that men dare do, they should at least have at hand every solace which can be procured for them on the spot, to reward them with a auug berth, good nutriment and raiment, and good nuraing, whero the toils they mint neceaaarily be exposed to may inako those comforts desirable. Thia vessel, too, though li#r model is more for strength, and frieght, and accommodation, than for speed, in a good breeze, is no mean sailer, and showed her powers in this respect, we learn, most advantageously, incoming round from Norfolk. Fiom the Relief we soon re-descended into our barge again, and proceeded to the 1'ioneer, hard by, one of the stout little brigs which, with her companion the Consort, close to her, and the verv fact similie of her, are to be the van ^uard, to do all the most heavy and dangerous duties in battling the icc bergs and sea-monsters, animate and inanimate, that may obstruct their path in tho discovery of the great problems left for American courage to solve in the dreary regions of the Polar Seas. When wo looked at tho fine model* of these craft, and their neat rig, and then examined their interior construction, we could not have believed that so much grace of exterior could, by the art of man, have been combined with so much solidity and strength. At the water line on the bows,they form in thick ness a wooden bulwaik of seven fcot of massive beams, and intervening layers of plank, all closely seamed and clamped and braced together; strengthened still more by stauncheons that pass throughout tne sides of the ves sel to tho kelson, to prevent compression, if, haplessly, as they must expect to be, they are occasionally wedged in between moving masses of floating fields of ice. Even if the outward plankings are torn up and shattered, there remain heavy wooden walls yet impermeable to water, and impregnable to renewed attacks. Every otio of the company was delighted with the whole arrangement of these vessels, and the perfect adaptation of their form, structure, and equipment to the purposes for which they are to lie employed. Much conversation also naturally passed on the means of protection against intense cold and floating ice, the valuo of furs, of the portable soups and white wines used by Parry, &c., and a variety of other matters. Lieut. Claiborne, the officer of the day, politely explained every portion of the vessel, as had, ulso, Lieut. Piukney, of the Relief, and on reaching the Consort, wo were treated with the sainc marked civility by Capt. Glynn, her worthy commander. At the Navy Yard, which we soon pulled round to with our spirited oarsmen, wo passed the dapper little brig Active, the last and fifth vessel, least in size, but not by her rakish look destined, we think, to be the least efficient of the gallant flotilla, We now readied the noble frigate Macedonian, the flag ship of Commodore Jones, commander-in-chief of tho squadron. This ship is built entirely anew, and of the strongest construction, anil with scarcely a timber remaining of the less elegant British vessel, whose name she bears. We wero con ducted by the Commodore and his first lieutenant, Mr. Magruder, into every part of the Frigate, and must, for want of space, be excused from entering into all the ad mirable details of her arrangements for the scientific corps, officers, and crow, by remarking in general terms that every thing to tho utmost minuteness is perfect and complete. To tho Naval Department, and to Commo dore Jones more especially, is due the consummation of details embodied in this fiigate, to carry out with entire and, we hope, triumphant success, the noble task of ex ploring the unkuown regions and resources of the vast Pacific, where other nations for centuries have, it is true, made imperfect examinations, and brought much valuable matter to light, but never, we believe, have un dertaken the investigation on so perfect and extended a plan as that which is now about to set out from our shores. This great work has been protected and fondly che rished by all parlies and classes in our country as its most endeared and favored projoct, as one which is to eternize the reputation of our naval Hug, and open to us incalculable resources of commercial wealth. In the same proportion then to its magnitude and importance the tribute and homage are due to him Whose indefati gable and unflinching moral courage first suggested, some ten years since, and has "left no means untried which strong powers of mind, and persuasive eloquence, could supply, to bring to the proud state in which it now is, this great expedition, fully and most amply equipped and provided for tho objects intended. We scarcely need add, what all must anticipate, that the individual alluded to is J. N. Reynolds, Esq. Whatever may be his designation or destiny?whether a place worthy of him has been assigned to htm or not, he at least will have the proud satisfaction of saving, that, in whatever part of the earth he may be, his name will for ever be insepa rably associated with this splendid national eutorprise, as the chief of its founders and promoter*; and that he inay, with no vanity, inscribe on his shield, from now, henceforward to all lime so come, " Jamqnc opus exegi Cujus magna pars fui." A LOST ISLAM). The ab."?de of Alexander Selkirk is no more to be found. The island of Juan Fernandez has vanished from the ocean. Yet, though blotted from our maps, it is green and beautiful in the verses of Cowper, and the Narrative of Defoe. The following is from an English Journal.?N. Y. Evening Post. " The Isle of Juan Fernandez has recently disap peared from the South Sea. It was, doubtless, pro duced at some remote period by a volcanic eruption, and it has b?en destroyed by an earthquake. Between the double catastrophe which marked its origin and its disappearance, no history in the world has made so little noise as the history of this island. If coun tries, like men, have their personal glory, the Lie of Juan Fernandez has certainly bad it* share, in having afforded an asylum to the shipwrecked mari ner to whoin Daniel Defoe gave the immortal name of Robinson Crusoe. The island took its name fruin Juan Fernandez, a pilot of the ltith century. He was in the habit of sailing along the South Ameri can coast from Peru to Cnili, meeting with no ene mies but the south winds. These were, however, such redoubtable ones that they became a rude, al though sufficiently severe, school of navigation. It occurred to him on one occasion, whether or not, by putting out farther to sea, he might not avoid these terrible winds. " He made the trial, and found that it was crowned with success; his vessel glided over the sea as if by enchantment. During one of his voyages, about the year 1752, Fernandez discovered a coast which he knew could not be that of Chili, and happier than Christopher Columbus himself, he immediately called it aAer his own name. He found that it was an island, and on his return recounted the wonders of the place; but when he proposed taking a colony out there, the Spanish Government showed no dis position to favor his design. Fernandez, however, established himself there; but alter some time be abandoned the island, leaving behind him only a few goats, which became greatly multiplied. It is by some doubted whether Spain allowed him to retain quiet possession of the place; but it is more proba ble, that the cause of bis quitting it was a return of his passion for the sea, and the life to which he had been so long accustomed. To his adventurous life he then returned, and it is by some authors asserted that he was the first to discover New Zealand." Pleasures of a Tropical Climate.?Insects are the curse of a tropical climate.?In a moment von are covered with ticks; chigocs bury themselves in your flesh, and hatch a large colony of chigoes in a few hours. The will not live together, but every chigoe sets up a separate ulcer, and has his own private portion of pus. Flies get entry into your mouth, eyes, and nose. You eat flies, drink fliea, and breathe flies. Lizards, cocka trices, and snakes, get into your bed, ants eat up the books, scorpions sting you on the foot, and every thing bites, stings, or bruise* ; every secund of your existence you are wounded by some piece of animal life that nobody has ever seen before, except Swaininerdam and Merrion. An insect with eleven legs is swimming in your tea cup ; a nondescript with nine legs is struggling in the small boar; or a caterpillar with several dozen eyes in his belly, is hastening over the bread and butter. All nature is alive, and seems to be gathering all her entomological host to eat you up, as you are standing, out of your coat, waistcoat, and breeches. Such are 'he tropics. All these reconcile us to our dews, fogs, vapor, and drizzlo?to our apothecaries, rushing about with gargles and tinctures ; to our British constitutional coughs, sore throats and swelled faces.?Iberville (La-) Ambassador. A Plkasino Compliment.?The compositors in the oflice of the late New York Times hare published a Card, tendering their thanks to Messrs. Davies.At Hol land, conductors of the paper, for their uniform, kind, and gentlemanly treatment, and punctual payments, and regretting the necessity that compels thein to relinquish their situations. We look upon this as a higher com pliment than a public dinner. For employers to de serve and receive kind expressions from the employed, is the highest possible evidence of an honest, correct, and gentlemanly deportment towards them.?Boston Advertiser. The Courier des Etats Unis, a French paper pub lished in New York, says; " We have heen officially requested to announce that the Government of the United States is desirous of forming two companies of French and German volunteers, of 150 or *200 men each, for a campaign of six montlis in Florida. These companies will be commanded by officers of the respective nations. Men who have already served will be preferred. If there are in New York any former lieutenants, sub lieutenants, or sergeants, French or German, who may desire to enrol themselves, they will be pro moted one or two grades. " The pay of volunteers will be the same as in the American Army, that is to say: for captains $90 a month, first lieutenants $70, second lieutenants $0*2, sergeants $15, corporals $8, and privates, drummers, and fifers $G: equipments to be provided by the go vernment. At the expiration of their term, tho e who may desire it will be reconveyed to New Yoik at the Government's expense." WASHINGTON BRANCH RAILROAD?On and after Monday next, the 11 instunt, the cars will leave the depot in this city for Baltimore at 9 o'clock A. M., in stead of i) 3-1 A. M., as heretofore. The object of this alteration is to render certain the ar rival of the train at Baltimore early enough to afford ample time for passengers going Nortn to tnke the steam boat, which now departs daily for Philadelphia, at half post 12 o'clock. The afternoon train will, as heretofore, leave the depot at a quarter after 5 o'clock, P. M. S9?d6t?Stwtf. (Glolie, Native American, Alexandria Gazette, and Po tomac Advocate.) EOWEN & CO., MERCHANT TAILORS, ? 7 Buildings, and near Fuller's Hotel, respectfully f>eg leave to inform their friends and the public in general, that they have lately fitted up, and just opened, tho large store formerly occupied by James & Co., druggists, for the accommodation of their patrons in that part of the eity where they have laid in a most extensive stock of FALL and WINTER goods, consisting of the following choice assortment of articles for gentlemen's wear : For coats, superfine pieces of broadcloths, wool-dved black, blue, dahlia, Adelaide, invisible green, Polish do., claret, and all tho favorite colors of the day. For pantaloons, superfine black cassimere, liondon striped do., black ribbed do., gray mixed do., buff, Victoria striped buckskin, fancy do., Sic. For vests, black silk velvet, fancy figured do., Genoa do., woollen do., striped challa gold tissue, black satin, figured do., plain and figured silks. E. O. & Co. have also received a large collection of stocks, plain, trimmed, and embossed, handkerchiefs, opera ties, silk shirts and drawers, buckskin do., patent merino do., shoulder braces, union do., (two excellent ar ticles for the support of tho back and expansion of the chest,)puin elastic suspenders, buckskin do., silk, kid, and buckskin gloves, &c. Sept. I t. 1ml 1 RS. GASSAWAY has taken the pleasant and com modious house at the corner of Pennsylvania Ave M nue and 10th street, which she will open for the reception of Boarders, on the 1st of Septembe-i next. Mrs. G. will take either yearly or transcjent boarders. Aug. 21. 4t7. WE have for sale, which we will have made up in the best manner? 20 pieces super, black Cloths. 100 do ribbed and plain Cassimeres. 20 do plain and fitrured velvet Vestings. SO do colorod and black Silk Vestings. BRADLEY & CATLETT. Sep 9?3tw2w8 G1 LOVES, SUSPENDERS, STt^^WOOLLEN r SHIRTS, AND DRAWERS. ? We lmve to-day opened? 30 doz. Suspenders, best kind. 50 do. superior Gloves. 50 do. Stocks, best make. 50 pieces Silk Pocket Handkerchiefs. 50 dozen Gentlemen's Ribbed Woollen Drawers. 50 do. do. do! do. Shirts. 6 do. Raw Silk Shirts. Also, 50 pieces Irish Linens. 200 do. Sea Island Cotton Shirtings. BRADLEY &i CATLETT. Sept. 8. 3taw2w8 WINES, &c.?J. B. MORGAN fi CO. are now re ceiving from the Robert Gordon and President, a fine assortment of wines, &c., partly as follows : JViw* of the llhinr?Hockheimer, Vintages 1831, 1827, 1825 ; Rudcsheimer Cabinet, 1831; Johahnesberger, 1827, 1834; Marcobruner, 1827, 183-1; Steinwein, 1834 ; Stein tiereer, 1827. With a number of low-priced Hock wines. Champagne*?Of the Cabinet, (this is said tube tho best brand of Champagnes imported,) Anchor, Grape, Bacchus, and Heart, brands. CorrliaU?Marischino, Curacoa, Abseynthe, Stomach Bitter, and other Cordials. Shrrrirt?Pale and Brown, very superior Madeiras?From Blackburn & Howard, March &. Co. Otard's Pale Brandy, very superior. London Porter, Brown Stout, and Scotch Ale. Sardines, truffles, anchovy paste, French mustard, pickles, &c. 20,000 superior Havana Segars. We have about 20,000 bottles of old wines, Madeiras and Sherries, most of them very old ; witli every variety of wines nnd liquors in wood. All orders from abroad punctually attended to, and no charge for packing. sept 26?tit J. B. MORGAN & CO. ~ NOTICE. THE New York and Boston Illinois Land Company will offer at public auction at their office in the town of Qiiincv, Adams County. Illinois, on Monday the 27th day of November next, 100,000 acres of their Lands situ ated in the Military Tract in said State. Lists of the lands may be bad at the office of said Com pany in Quincy and at It Wall Street, New York. A minimum pricc will be nffixed to each lot at the time ?t is ofTered. JOHN TILLSON.Jr Agent for the N. Y. At B. 111. L Co. An*. 25, 1837, lawtNov?8 PENSION ET ECOLE FRANCAISE ET AN GLAISE.?Madame DUKUAN bun re-op?n her French and English Boarding and Day 8cho->l. She teaches herself the French school, and a very competent young lady from New York trachea the English school? aituale on 10th atreet, four doora from the Avenue. CONFERENCES AND CONVERSATIONS IN FRENCH. Madame Durham will devote three hours in the even- ! ngto Conferences and Conversations in French, for the improvement of ladiea of mature yeara, and of young ladies who atudy or have studied this language, iu it ia the beat way to remove and prevent the objections that tliose who have learned thia language tiy atuuy are seldom able to converse it. At the North, Conferencea and Conversa tion rooma, aueh as Madame Dormaii proposes, are alwuya crowded; this manner of instruction being both pleasing and fushiouabla. Ladies wishing to attend them will please apply to Madame Dorinau. Sept. 12. 2aw3wll THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND. The session of the medical depart ment of this Institution, will commence on the last Monday of October next, and continue until the laat day of February. THE FACULTY OF PHYSIC ARE, H. Willi* Baxi.ey, M. D., Prsfesaor of Anatomy and Physiology. Henry Howard, M. D., Professor of Obatetrica, and of the Discaaea of Women and Children. Michael A. Finl*Y, M. D., Professor of Pathology, and of the Practice of Medicine; Robert E. Dorsey, M. D., Profeasor of Materia Me dica, Thorapeutica ,Hygiune, and Medical JurispruJ deuce. William R. Fihher, M. D., Professor of Chemistry and Pharmacy. John Frederick May, M. D., Profeaaor of the Prin ciples and Practice of Surgery. Ellis Hughes, M. D., Demonstrator of Anatomy. In making this annual announcement, the Trustees re spectfully stale, that, in addition to a Medical Faculty of great alulitv, having high claims to public confidence and patronage, this Department of the University of Maryland offers other and peculiar advantages to Students for the acquisition of Medieul knowledge. Placed in the most favorable climate for attendant to dissections, and pos sessing commodious rooms for that purpose, the Universi ty of Maryland commands an unequalled supply of Matt rial for the prosecution of the study of Practical Anatoii> , such, indeed, is the abundance of Subjects, that the l'i j feasor of Surgery will afford to thr Student* an opportunity of performing themtrlvrt, under his direction, rwry Surgi cal operation :?a great practical advantage, not heretofore furnished, in any of our Medical Schools This University has also an Anatomical Museum, founded on the extensive collection of the celebtated Al len Iiurns, which liecame its property by purchase, at great expenso; and to this collection numerous additions have been annually made :?and, of late, many very valu able preparations have U-en procured from France and Italy?which together afl'ord ample means to make a great variety of illustrations of healthy and diseased structure. The Baltimore Infirmary, long and favorably known as an excellent school of practice, is connected with the Me dical Department, and furnishes every class of disease for the practical elucidation of the principles taught, by the Professors of the Practice of Medicine and of Surgery? who, besides their regular lectures, will impart Clinical instruction, at the Infirmary, at staled periods, in each week during the Session. The Chemical and Philosophical Apparatus of this University, is of great extent and vnlue, much of it having lieen selected in Europe, by the late distinguished Pro fessor De Butts. And to a Laboratory, provided with every thing necessary for a Course of Chemical instruc tion, are united the numerous and varied articles required to illustrate the lectures on Pharmacy and Materia Me dics. Neither expense nor care has l>een spared to secure for the University of Maryland the facilities necessary for the acquisition of a thorough Medical Education. THE EXPENSES ARE : TUB FIRST COURSE. For attending the Lectures of six Professors, each ..... $15 90 For attending the Dissector and Demonstrator, 8 For attending Clinical Lectures and instruc tion at the Infirmary, .... 5 THE SECOND COURSE. For attendance on the Lectures of six Profes sors, - Graduation and Diploma, - $103 890 20 8110 The w hole being only 213 dollars. But Students who have attended one course of Lee* tutus in another respectable Medical School, inay gradu ate here after they have attended one full course in this University?where the course of instruction is as com plete as that of any other Medical School?each Profes sor being, in this Institution, squired to lecture every day?and where, from the facility with which SUB JECTS are procured. Dissections can lie prosecuted with more ease, and at less expense, than at any other place : ?here too, good boarding can lie engaged, on as cheap terms as in any other Atlantic City. THE OFFICERS ARE, His Excellency Thomas W. Veazy, Governor of Ma ryland, President of the Board of Trustees. The Hon. Roger B. Taney, Provost. THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES. Nathaniel Williams, ? Vice President. John Nelson, Solomon Etting, Isaac McKim, Dr. Dennis Claude, James Cox, William Gwvnn, Dr. Hanson Penn, James Win. McCulloh, Henry V. Soinerville, Dr. Samuel McCulloh, and John G. Chapman. By order,' JOSEPH B WILLIAMS, Secretary. Baltimore, 26th August, 1837. twtlN'S O TENTH VOLUME OF THE KNICKERBOCKER MAGAZINE. (N the first of July, 1837, commenced the tenth volume " of the Knickcrl>ockc,r, or New York Monthly Maga zine. The publishers, mindful of the favor w ith which their efforts have been received at the hands of the public, would embrace the recurrence of a new starting point, as a fit occasion to " look backw ard and forward" at the past and prospective character and course of their periodical. Within the brief space of a little more than two years and a half, the numlier of copies issued of the Knickerbocker has lieen increased froin less than Jive hundred to more than/our thousand, without other aids than the acknow. I edged merits of the work?acknowledged, not more expli citly by this unprecedented success, than by upward of three thousand highly favorable notices of tho Magazine, which, at different times, have appeared in the \arious journals of the United States, embracing those of the first and most discriminating cli.ss in every section of tho Union. Of many hundreds who desired specimen num bers, and to whom they have been sent for examination, previous to subscribing, nnt one but has found the work worthy of immediate subscription. A correct inference in reeurd to the intercut or quality of the matter furnished by the publishers, may be gathered from the foregoing facts. In relation to the quantity given, it need only be said, that it has always exceeded the maximum promised, and in the numbers for the last year, by more than four hundred pages. Of the clearness and beauty of the typo graphical execution and material of the Kniekerlxicker, and the character of its cmliellisliments?which, although not expected by its readers, nor promised by its proprie tors, have nevertheless been given?it is not deemed ne cessary to speak. They will challenge comparison, it is believed, w ith any similar periodical, at home or abroad. It has been observed, that the constant aim of the edi tors, in the management of the Knickerbocker, hfis been to make the work entertaining and agreeable, as well as solid and useful. It is perhajts ow ing to the predominance of these first named characteristics, that it lias liecome so w idely hnown to the public. In addition to several well known and popular series of numU-rs?such us the " Odds and Ends of a Penny-a-Liner," " Ollapodiana," the " Pal myra Letters," "An Actor's Alloquy, " Leaves from the Blank Book of a Country Schoolmaster," " Wilson Con worth," " Life in Florida," " Loaferiana," " The Eclec tic," " Passages from the Common-plnce Book of a Sep tuagenarian," " Notes from Journals of Travels in Ameri ca, mid in various Foreign Countries," " The Fidget Pa pers," Ac.?lilieral space has lieen devoted to interesting Tales, illustrating American society, manners, the times, \c., embracing, besides, stories of the sea, and of pathos and humor, upon a great variety of subjects, together with biouraphies, legends, and essnys, upon numerous nnd va ried themes, interspersed w ith frequent articles of poetry, of such a description as to secure for the Magazine, in this department, u gratifying pre-eminence and celebrity. But neither the scientific nor the learned, the solid nor the useful, has been omitted, or lightly regarded. Origi nal articles, from distinguished writers, (which have at tracted much attention in this country, nnd several of which have lieen copied and lauded abrond,) have appear ed in the recent numbers of the work, upon the following subjects: Post and Present State of American Literature ; Smith American Antiquities; Inland Navigation; Geoloev and Revealed Religion; Insanity aed Monomania; Liberty verm* Literature and the Fine Arts; Early History of j the Country; Connexion of the Physical Sciences; At mospheric. Electricity, a New Theory of Magnetism, una Molecular Attraction; American Female Character; Pulmonary Consumption ; Pulpit Eloquence ; The Pros pects ana Duties of tho Age ; Health of Europe and America; Literary Protection and International Copy Right; Poetry of the Inspired Writings; Chinese Na tions and Languages; Chemistry (Laboiatory of Nature) The Past, the Present, and the Future; Our.Country, with Comments on its Parties, Laws, Public Schools, and Sketches of American Society, Men. Education, Manners and Scenery; Philosophy of the Hosicnicians ; Intellectual Philosoplry, Philolotrv. Astronomy, Animal and Vegetable Physiology, Astrology, Botany, Mineralo gv, and Phrenology ; Progress of the Age, and of Modern ! Liberty ; Christianity iu France ; American' Organic Remain* 1 Historical Recollection*, ill Nature of Co lnrii; Diacutaion ou Scriptural Miracle* i Sectional Dia linclioua of the Union; Peace Societiu* > Period icily of Disease* ; Erntay* on Music, Fine Writing, itc.; toge ther with many urtirlc* of a kindred description, which it would exceed the limit* of this advertisement to enume rate iu detail To the foregoing particular*, the publisher* would on ly add, that at no period since the woA passed into their hands, have its literary capabilities and prospect* been so ample and auapicious a* at present; and that not only will the same exertion* be continued, which have sccured la their subscription list an unexampled increase, but their claims ujmjii the public favor will he enhanced by every means which increasing endeavors, enlarged facilities, and the most liberal expenditure, can command. Back numbers have been re-printed to supply > olunie Nine, and five thousand copies of Volume fen will be priuted, to meet the deuiumls of new subscriber*. A few brief notices of the Knickerbocker, from well known journals are subjoined : " The progress of the Knickerbocker is still onward. It is conducted with decided ability, is copious and varied in its contents, and is printed in a supenorstyle. At this scaHon we have little space for literary extracts,and cannot, therefore, enable those of our readers who may not see this Magaxiiie, to judge of its merits, otherwise than upon our assurance that lliey are of a high order." -Vein I ork American. " We have found in the Knickerbocker so much to ad mire and so little to condemn, that we can hardly tru*t ourselves to speak of it from first impressions, as we could not do so without bring suspected of extravagant praise." " It is not surpassed by any of Us contempornrie* ul home or obroad." " It sustains high ground in all the requisites of a Magazine, and we are pleased to ?ee that its merits arc appreciated abroad as w ell as at home.?Atb'y Argun. . " This moulhly periodical is now so welj known that it hardly needs commendation, having established for itself a character among the ablest and most entertaining publi cations in the land."?Ar. V. Journal of Com "The Knickerliocker seems to increu*e in attractions as it advances in age. It exhibits a monthly variety ol con tributions unsurpassed in number or ability."?Nat Int. " The work is ir. the highest degree creditable to the literature of our country."? Wash. Globe. "We have read several numliers of this talented pe riodical, and rejoice in them. They would do credit to any country or to ony slate of civilization to which hu manity has yet arrived."?Marryatt's London Metropolitan Magazine. , " We hope it will not be inferred, from our omission to notice the several numliers of the Knickerliocker as they have appeared, that we hove there lost sight of its charac ter ana increasing excellence. It has become decidedly on? of the best Magazines in America. The proprietors have succeeded in procuring for its pages the first talent of this country, as well as valuable aid from distinguished foreign sources."?Aru> York Mirror. " We have on several occasions adverted to the spirit ami tone of the urticles contained in this periodical, as being radically American, and a* highly honorable to our literature." " It seizes the spirit ol the tunes, and deals with it boldly and ably."? lialtimore American. " There is no publication among the many we receive from the old country, and from this continent, to the re ceipt of which we look forward with higher expectation than the Knickerbocker ; ar.d it never disappoints our an ticipations."?Quebec Mercury. " Its contents are of real excellence and variety. No department is permitted to decline, or to appear in bad contrast with another.''?Philadelphia Inquirer. "This American Magazine bids fair to,rival some of our best English monthlies. It contains many very excel lent articles."?London Allot. " Its contents are spirited, well conceived, and well written."?U. S. Gazette, " In our humble opinion, this is the licst literary publi cation in the United States, and deserves the extensive patronage it has received."?Columbia (S. C.) Telescope. Terms.?Five dollars per annum, in advance, or three dollars for wx months. Two volumes arfe completed with in the year, commencing with the January and July num bers. Every Postmaster in the United States is autho rized to receive subscriptions. Five copies forwarded for twenty dollars. Address Clark Edam, Proprietors, 161 Broadway. ' THE AMERICAN ANTHOLOGY; A Magazine of Poetry, Biography, and Criticism, to be pub lished Monthly, with splendid illustrations on Steel. WHILE nearly every country of the old world can boast of its collected body of national Poetry, on which Ihe seal of a people's favorable judgment has been set, and which exhibits to foreign nations in the most striking light the progress of civilization and literary re finement among its inhabitants ; while England, especial ly, proudly displays to the world a corpus poet arum the lustre of whose immortal wreath has shed a brighter glory upon her name than the most splendid triumphs which her statesmen and her soldiery have achieved, our own country seems destitute of poetic honors. Ajmears, we say, for although no full collection of the chef d amvres of our writers has been made, yet there exist, and are occa sionally to be met w ith productions of American poets which will bear comparison w ith the noblest and most polished efforts of European genius, and which claim for America as high a rank in the scale of literary elevation as is now cedcd to older and in some respccts more fa vored lands. ... ? Impressed w ith the correctness of this judgment we promise to issue a monthly magazine which shall contain in a perfect unmutilated form, the most meritorious and beautiful effusions of the poets of America, of the past and present time, with such introductory, critical, and biographic notices as shall be necessary to a correct under standing of the works presented to the reader, and to add interest to the publication. Those who imagine that there exists a dearth of materials for such an undertaking, who believe that the Aonian Maids have confined their richest favors to our transatlantic brethren to the exclu sion of native genius, will be surprised to learn that we are already lit possession of more than two hundred vol umes of the production of American bards, from nliout the year 1030 to the present day. Nor is it from these sources alone that materials may be drawn. There are but lew writers in our country who pursue authorship as a voca tion, and whose works have been published in a collected form. Our poets, especially, have generally written for particular occasions, with the remembrance of which their productions have gone to rest, or their effusions have been carelessly inserted in periodicals of slight merit and limited circulation, where they were unlikely to attract notice to themselves, or draw attention to their authors? The grass of the field or (lowers of the wilderness are growing over the ashes of many of the highly gifted who, through the w ild and romantic regions of our republic, have scattered po?-try in " ingots bright from the mint of genius" nnd glowing w ith the impress of beauty and the spirit of truth, in quantities sufficient, were it known and appreciated as it would lie in other countries, to securc to them an honorable reputation throughout the world.? Such were Harney, author of-* Crystalina' and the ' Fever Dream,' Sands, author of ' Yamoydcn ;' Wilcox, author of the 'Age of Benevolence ;' Robinson, author of 'The Savage ;' Little, the sweet and tender poet of Christian feeling, the lamented Brainard, and many lieside, whose writings are almost unknown, save by their kindred asso ciates and friends. With the names of those poets who within the last few years have extended the reputation of American lite rature beyond the Atlantic, Bryant, Dana, Percival, Rprague, Sigourney, W'hittier, Willis, dec. the public are familiar ; and w e can assure them that there exists, though long forgotten and unknown, a mine of poetic wealtn, rich, varied and extensive, which will amply repay the la bor of exploring it, and add undying lustre to the crown w hich encircles the brow of American genius. In the pub lication now proposed we shall rescue from the oblivion to w hich they have long been consigned, and embalm in a bright nnd imperishable form the numberless ' gems of purest ray,' w ith which our researches into the literary an tiquities of our country have endowed us ; and w e are con fident that every lover of his native land will regard our enterprise as patriotic and deserving the support of the citizens of the United States, as tending to elevate the character of that country in the scale of nations, nnd as sert its claims to the station to which its children entitles it With this conviction we ask the patronage of the com munity to aid us in our undertaking, conscious that we are meriting its support by exhibiting to the world a nroud evidence tlrnt America, in the giant strength of her Hcreu-. lean childhood, is destined ere long to cope in the arena of literature w ith those lands which for centuries have boast ed their civilization and refinement, and justly exulted in their triumphs of their cherished sons in the noblest field which heaven has opened to the human intellect. The American Anthology will contain complete works of a portion of the follow ing?the most popular of our poetic w riters?and of the other*, the best poem*, and such as are least generally known : Adams, John Quincy Gould, Hannah F. Allston, Washington Hallack, Fitz Greene Barber, Joseph Harney, John M. Barlow, Joel , Hillhousc, John A. Benjamin, Park IJofFiwuii Charles F. Bogart, ElUabeth Mellen, Orenvillo Brainerd, John G. C. Neal.John Brooks, James O. Pealiodv, B. W O. Bryant, William C. Percival, James G. Clark, Willis O. Pierpont, John Coffin, Robert 3. Pinrkney, Edward C. Dana, Richard H. Prentice, George 1). Domic, George W. Rockwell, J. O. Drake, Joseph R. Sand*, Robert G. Dwight, Timothy Sigouri ev, Lydia II. Ellet, Elizalieth F. Sprasue. Charles Embury, Emma C. Sutcrim is.er, J R Everett, Edward Trumbull, John Fairfield, Sumner L. Wetmoro, Prosper M. Frencau, Philip Whittier John G Gallagher, William D. Willis, Nathaniel P. In addition to the poems of the above named authors, selections, comprising the Itest production* of more than four hundred ?>ther American w riters, will be given as the work progresses. The American Anthology will lie published on the first Saturday of every month. Each numlicr will contain seventy-two royal octavo pages, printed in the most beau tiful manner on paper of superior quality, and two or more portraits on steel, with other illustrations. Price, Five dollars per annum, payable in advance. The first numlier will !?? published in Decemlier. Subscription# received in New-York, by Wiley iV: Put nam, 1 HI Mroadwav, and Griswold fl C ambrelenc, IIS Fulton street. All letters to lie addressed. |H'st p:iid. to RUFl'S W. ORISWOLD, Sec. -V. 1*. Lit. Antiquarian Association. Congressional documents, journai * 1 LAWS, AND DEBATES-GEORGE TEM PLEMAN h is for sale at hi* Hook ant] Stationary SUir< opposite the General Post < tffice, all the Journal* of Con' *re?s, from 1774 to 1837. 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Com merce, and Navigation; Internal Improvement; Military and Naval Affair* ; Indian Affairs; Public Liuul*. andoii Claims of every description can be furnished separate > in sheet*. Also, for sale as- above, a large collection of file* of Newspaper* published in Washington, and soiue of tl,u principal cities in the United State*. Aug. 23: tfl PROSPECTUS TO THE AMERICAN MONTHLY MAGAZINE, KOK 1837. riVK DOLLARS PKR Till. ON the first of January was published the first numlsr of the ninth volume of the American Monthly Magazine This w ill commence the second year of " tlie New .Si ru s of the American Monthly." One year ha* passed sine,. by the union of the New England Magazine with i;. < wetl established periodical, the resource* of a publics! which hud previously absorbed those of the Auiern .i i Monthly Review anil of the United State* Maga/uu, were all concentrated in the American Monthly Maga zine ; giving at once so broad a basi* to the work u* to stamp its natioiiitl character and ensure ita permanent The number of pages, which have each month exceed' J one hundred, was at the same time increased, to make room for an additional supply of original matter ; and em a number of the work throughout the year has tiecn orna ineuted with an engraving, executed by the first artists .a the country. How far the literary contents of the Maga zine have kept pace with these secondary improvement, the public are the best judges. The aim of the proprietors has Iteen from the first to establish a periodical whii\, should have a tone and character of its own ; and which, while rendered sufficiently amusing to ensure its cireula lion, should ever keep for its main object the promotion of good taste, and sound, vigorous and fearless thinking. up on whatever subject it undertook to discuss ; which, in a word, should make its way into public favor, and es tit bin-:, its claims to consideration, rather by what should l.r found in its pages than by aiiy eclat which the names "l popular contributors, or the dissemination of laudatory paragraphs, could confer. Nor has the American Monthly had any reason to regret having adopted and followed out the course presorilied to itself from the first. It has i deed lost both contributors and subscriliers by the tone i.f so,tie of its papers ; but liy the more enlightened who ha'. i judged of the tendency of the work in the aggregate and not by its occasional difference of opinion with themselves, it has been sustained with spirit and lilieraltty. It hi.s been enabled to merge from infancy and dependance tipm extrinsic circumstances; and the quickening power of many ininda, laboring successively or in unison, has in fused vitality into the creation while shaping it into form, until now it has a living princiide of its own. It has in come something, it is hoped, which " the world would not w illingly let die," But though the subscription list of ihe American Monthly has enlarged with the publications of every number diirni.' the last year, it is not yet sufficiently full to justify tlir publishers in carrying into effect their plan of liberally compensating both the regular contributors and every wri ter tnat furnishes ? casual paper for the week. Nor till literary lalior in every department of a periodical is ail. - quately thu* rewarded, can it fully sustain or merit tl.. character which an occasional article from a well paid nnilar pen may give. f these views lie just, there is no impertinence in ap pealing here to the public to assist in furthering them by promoting the prosperity of the American Monthly M ?? zine. The work which is under the editorial chagrc of ('. F Hoofman and Park Benjamin, Esq. will continue lo he published simultaneously on the first of every month- ia New York, by George Dearborn & Co., in Boston by (it is Broaders & Co., communications received at the OHio, No. 38, Gold Street, New York. HUM PROSPECTUS OF THE SOUTHERN LITERARY MESSENGER, THOMAS W. WHITE, EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR. This is a monthly magazine, devoted chiefly to literature, but occasionally findinc room for articles that fall within the scope of Science ; and not professing an entire disdain of tasteful ttlection*, though its matter has been, as it will continue to be, in the main, original. Party politics and controversial theology, as far as pos sible, are jealously excluded. They are sometimes s > blended w ith discussions in literature or in moral seie'm r, otherwise unobjectionable, as to gain admittance for the sake of the more valuable matter to which they adhere but whenever that happens, they are incidental only ; not primary. They are dross, tolerated only because it can not well be severed from the sterling ore wherewith it is incorporated. Reviews and Critical Notices occupy their due space in the work; and it is the editor's aim that they should have a threefold tendency?to convey in a condrnsul form, such valuable truths or interesting incidents as are emtiodied in the works reviewed,?to direct the reiuh i - attention to books that deserve to lie read,?and to warn him agarnst w asting time and money upon that large num ber, which merit only to be burned. In.this age of publi cations, that by their variety and multitude distract an l overwhelm every undiscruninatiug student, impartial criticism, governed by the views just mentioned, is oni of the most inestimable and indispensable of auxiliaries, to him who docs wish to discriminate. Essays and Tales, having in view utility or amusement, or both,?Historical Sketches,?and Reminiscences nt events too minute for history, yet elucidating it, and height ening its interest,?may be regarded as forming the staple of the work. And of indigenous poetry, enough is pub lished?sometimes of no mean strain?to manifest and to cultivate the growing poetical taste and talents of our sue country. The times appear, for several reasons, to demand i a work?and not one alone, but many. The public min i is feverish and irritated still, from recent political strih > The soft, assuasive influence of literature is needed, to allay that fever, and soothe that irritation. Vice and lolly are rioting abroad : They should be driven by indignant rebuke, or lashed by ridicule, into their fitting haunts Ignorance lords it over an immense proportion of our people. Every spring should be set in motion, to arouse the enlightenccf, and to increase their number; so that the great enemy of popular government may no longer brood, like a portentous cloud, over the destinies of our country And to accomplish all these ends, what more powerful agent can be employed than a periodical, on the plan of the Messenger; if that plan be but carried out in practice. The South, peculiarly, requires such an agent. In all the Union, south of Washington, there arebut two literary periodicals ! Northward of that city, there are probably at least twenty-five or thirty ! Is this contrast justified by the wealth, the leisure, the native talent, or the actual literary taste of the Southern people, compared with those of the Northern ? No: for in wealth, talents, and taste, we may justly claim at lenst an equality with our hp thrcn; and a domestic institution exclusively our own, beyond all doubt affords us, if we choose, twice the leisuie for reading and writing, which they ernoy. It w as from a deep sense of this local want, that tie word Southern was engrafted on the name of tins periodical ; and not w ith any design to nourish local pn - judices, or to advocate supposed local interests. Far from any such thought, it is the editor's fervent wish to see the North and South l*>und' endearingly together forever, in the silken bands of mutual kindness and affection Far from meditating hostility to the North, he has already drawn, and lie hopes hereafter to draw, much of his choicest matter thence; nno happy indeed will he deem himself, should his pnges, by making each region know the other better, contribute in any essential degree to dispel the lowering clouds that now threaten the peace of ImiiIi, and to brighten and strengthen the sacred ties of fraternal love. The Southern Literary Messenger has now reached the fifth No. of its third volume. How far it has acted out ti e ideas here uttered, it is not for the editor to say. lb' believes, however, that it falls not further short of them than human wcukness usually makes practice fall short of theory. The Messenger is issued monthly. Each number of the work contains 64 large super-royal pages, printed in the very handsomest manner, on new type, and on paper equal at least to that on which any other periodical r printed in our country. No sulmcription w ill be received for less than a volume and must commence w ith the current one. The price i< %.'> per volume, which must lie paid in all eases at the tin < of subscribing. This is particularly adverted to now n avoid misapprehension, or future misunderstanding?* no order will hereafter l?e attended to unloss accompamed with the price of subscription. The postage on the Messenger is six cents on any sm gle No. for all distances under 100 miles?over 100 miles ten cents. ?All communications or letters, relative to the Mes?en ger, must lie addressed to Thomas . W hitf. Southern Literary Messenger Office, Richmond, \ ? THE MADISONIAN Th? Madisoniam is published Tri-weekly during the sittings of Congress, and Semi-weekly during the re cess. 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