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Vol. 1.
Is published at No. 11, Water st. Baltimore, nearly opposite
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each subsequent insertion.
We are indebted to the Louisville Adverti
ser for the following short memoir of one of our
earliest friends. To look back itsecms but as
yesterday when be came forward, and with a
generous liberality gave us, a stranger, having
no claims upon his kindness, and but few to
his confidence, the means of setting out in lite.
It has been our lot to he separated from him for
many years. It is now our privilege to embalm
his memory with the tribute of a grateful heart:
MEMOIR OF JOHN HELM.—Another pioneer
of the West and soldier in the Indian wars,
growing out of the settlement of Kentucky, is
gone. "The middle age aciors in those event
ful times are all gone, and, one after another,
the youthful of that day, now the tottering old,
are "passing away: soon there will be none left
to tell the thrilling tales of anguish and blood,
that often filled the little frontier, and exposed
settlements with gloom and horror.
John Helm, the subject ol this sketch, was
born on the 29th November, 1761, in Prince
William county, Virginia. He was the eldest
child of Thomas Helm. His mother was the
daughter of Mr. Pope, and elder sister
of William and Benjamin Pope. The Helms
and Popes, together with Henry Floyd, whose
wife was a sister of Thomas Helm, making a
sort of colony or hand, composed of four fami
lies, closely united by kindred and affection,!
left their quiet homes in Virginia, the land of
their youthful visions, rendered dear hy the
tombs of parents and Iriends, and brought with
them their young and growing up tamilies,
risking all on the daring enterprise of seeking
a lortune and a home in the great western
wilderness,aware that the cruel Indians disput-'
ed every inch of ground, and waged a savage
and relentless war against every settlement and
every settler in detail.
Thomas Helm's family landed at the Falls
of the Ohio, now Louisville, in March, 1780;
some of the other families the year before. —
During the following summer and fall, his fam
ily suffered greatly by tbe billious diseases,
common to tbe first settlers in that place, losing
four of his children that season. Towards the
close of the year he looked out for a new loca
tion, and commenced a settlement near where
Elizabethtown now stands. Early in the fol
lowing year he removed his entire family to
that place, and built what was then called a
fort, where he continued to reside until ne died
at an advanced age. William and Benjamin
Pope's families remained in the vicinity of Lou
isville, and Floyd's family, after settling near
Bardstown, removed to what is now Union
county. These families all acted important
parts in those eventful limes, and the hoys that
were then scions of tiiose families, have contin
ued to be intimately connected with the histo
ry and institutions of the State ever since.—
Their descendants, now the third generation,
are the actors upon the great stage of active
life at present.
John Helm, the subject of this memoir, came
to Kentucky in t!|e fall before his father, when
about 19 years of age. For those times lie was
well educated for a practical surveyor. He
was of small stature, and not remarkable for ei
ther strength or activity—the qualities that
most adorned the forest gentleman of that day;
but, possessing a firm,good constitution, with
great steadiness of purpose and habits, lie was
enabled to perform the most astonishing labor,
and to endure the greatest sufferings. The
qualities of his mind were well suited to his bu
ness, possessing in a superior degree a sound
and discriminating judgment, united with pa
tient and untiring investigation, and personal
bravery. On reaching Kentucky, he immedi
ately commenced the dangerous occupation of
locating and surveying land, for which he had
been educated.
. His first trip was, perhaps, his most unfortu
nate, and, as we cannot at present go into a
detailed history of all, we will notice it and pasd
on. Having formed the usual company for
surveyors in those limes, lie commenced ope
rations not far from the mouth of Salt River,
accompanied by William Johnson, the lather
of Dr. Johnson, of Louisville, for whom he was
then surveying. A company of Indians having
discovered them, and knowing their business,
waylaid them while they were in the active
employment ol running a line. The Indians,
squatting in the small cane through which they
kadto pass, as they eame up, fired, and rising
at the same moment, rushed upon them with
their usual terrific yell. Mr. Helm being a lit
tle in advance,, was in the midst of the Indi
ans at the moment of the attack. The Indians,
considering him their captive, turned their at
tention to those in his rsar. He used the for
tunate moment, and passing through them,,
j&adc his escape —the others were all killed or
taken prisoners. Among tlie latter was Wil
liam Johnson; and Mr. Helrne alone returned
to tell the sad news that all was lost.
Soon another set of instruments being procur
ed, and the necessary arrangements made, young
Helm again commenced his hazardous occupa
tion, experience having taught him the necessity
of caution in all his movements—the theatre up
on which he acted being generally between
Green and Salt Rivers Many were the trials
and sufferings through which he passed. The
hair-bredth escapes arid thrilling incidents of liv
ing in a constant state of active warfare —some-
times driven by the Indians from their work—at
other times suffering from fatigue, cold, or the
want of food—sometimes assisting in defending
his fathers'fort when attacked by the Indians,
which was frequently the case—at other times
venturing to the assistance of some neighboring
fort, oflen forming one of a little band of volun
teers to fight and drive off a marauding gang of
Indians who were committing depredations upon
the neighborhood.
Yet scenes of blood and strife will become fa
miliar; and in the midst of them, there will be
marrying and giving in marriage. On the 2*2 d
day of March, 1787, youn'g Helm was married
to Miss Sally Brown, in Haycrafi tort, also in
the same neighborhood.
1791, he went out on St. Clair's campaign as a
common soldier, but his capacity for business
and superior education were qualities more un
common in those days than at present, and could
not be long overlooked. He performed all or
nearly all the duties appertainingto the staff-of
ficers in Col. Oldham's regiment of Kentucky
militia, which formed one division of St. Clair's
army. The regulartroops formed the other di
Col. Oldham and Mr. Helm, being connected
by marriage, as well as their official relation
ship in the army, werejon themost intimate terms
and fully in p each other's secrets. They were
greatly disatisfied with St. Clair's disposition of
the army the night before the fatal battle. Old
ham remonstrated with St. Clair and told him of
the danger before him, but to no effect; and final
ly parted from him the evening before the battle
with a prophetic waining that before they
met again, history would have to record the 'ale
of sorrow which would be the result of the blun
ders then making. Neither Oldham nor his
principal officers slept that night. A little be
fore day, Mr. Helm was sent on a trip of disco
very beyond the lines of the army, and while he
was on this service the attack commenced, the
Indians rushing upon Oldham's division which
was about half a mile in advance of the main ar
my, a small river or largefcreek lying between
them. Mr. Helm taking a circuitous route,
reached the ford of the river and waded over with
the retreating division. Immediately after hav
ing crossed the river, he met Col. Oldham. aDtl
while in conversation upon the best course to
pursue, Oldham received a ball passing through
hisbody, and he fell. The Indians being in hot
pursuit and near at hand, Helm could only stay
a moment to receive the Colonel's dying mes
sage to his wife. As history records all the oth
er general particulars of this bloody scene our
purpose is- only to speak of Mr. Helm as one of
the actors on that occasion.
Assisted by the officers of the Kentucy divi
sion, he made every exertion to ward ofl' the
dreadful horrors of that day by trying to keep
the way clear, so that the army could retreat in
snme'snrt of order. They continued their exer
tions till scarce one was left who was not either
dying or wounded. Mr. Helm, while in the
act of touching the trigger to shoot an Indian,
who had been doing great mischief, received a
ball in his left arm, shattering one of the bones
of the arm, from the wrist to the elbow. Thus
disabled, he fell back amongst the wounded
and dying, and for some time saw the efforts
made to regain possession of that point which
he and his comrades had struggled so hard to
hold. But St. Clair had commitled the second
great blunder, and streams of blood had to be
poured out before that important point was ob
tained again. Some of the best and bravest
officers and soldiers in the regular army fell
here; and several unsuccessful charges "were
made 1o no effect. By this time, ruin and
death engulphed the army all around. No
place was safe—the wounded often receiving
the second and more fatal shot where they lay.
Mr. Helm had no less than seven bullets pass
ing through bis clothes.
Seeing death or escape the only alternative,
and being surrounded hy the enemy on every
side, Major P. Brown, Capt. John Thomas,
(since Gen. Thomas,) Stephen Cleaver, (since
Gen. Cleaver,) Mr. Helm, and a lew others,
concluded to make a last desperate attempt
and open a passage through the Indian lines,
the only possible way hv which to retreat.—
The Indians were doubly prepared, having
twice received a charge made by a division ol
the regular army, but these men thought it
was but death any way, and they would make
a trial for life. Their plans being settled, they
called long and loud to the Kentuckians to
come and go home, and with a desperate shout
charged upon the Indians without firing a gun.
The Indians for a moment seemed to Be panic
struck, and yielded for them to pass, while the
whole army, as if by one impulse, followed
Mr. Helm, with the true feelings and spirit
of a backwoodsman, clung to his rifle, that
treasure to be parled with only in death, his
arm bone broken and shattered, as before men
tioned—and carried his rifle and run and
marched with th 6 army upwards of thirty
miles that day.
The sufferings from such a wound would
have been great under Ihe most favorable cir
cumstances and best treatment, but awful in
deed must they have been in a wilderness,
with such treatment and accommodations as
could be given in a retreating and defeated
army; yet, alter months of suffering, lie re
turned to his family and was restored to health.
This closed his Indian fighting, and he again
resumed his occupation of surveyor. The In
dians were no longer an object of dread and
terror. The balance of bis life was spent iri
active and useful labor, mostly as surveyor.—
He acted as county surveyor in Washington
County many years, and also at the same time
as one of the Associate Judges, under the old
system, and was a neat and thrifty farmer.—
He had no political ambition; although oflen
urged, he was never a candidate for any office
before, the people. He accumulated a consid
erable fortune, considering the theatre upon
which he acted, and the country in which he
lived, for these things are but comparative at
last; yet few men ever came as near living and
dying without an enemy as he did. Seven
years before bis death, he joined the Methodist
Episcopal Church, having previously professed
religion, and died at his residence in Elizabeth
Town, in the full assurance of a blissful eterni
ty, on Friday, the 3d day of April, 1840, hav
ing lived fifty-one years, the husband of one
wile, and leaving a widow and five living chil
dren, and a numerous family of grand children-
How different is the great west, now. iti com
parison with what it was when be first entered
its unbroken and extensive forests!
tue of a decree of Balitimore County Court, the sub
scribers will sell by auction at the Exchange, on the
30th April, at 1 o'clock, p.'m. a part of the real es
tate of the late Henry 15. Griffith, deceased, being all
that valuable property described as follows:
All that piece or parcel of GROUND, situate and
lying in the city of Baltimore, which is contained
within the description following: that is to say, be
ginning for the same on the south side of Baltimore
street, at the distance of ninety-two feet westwardly
from the west side of an alley heretofore laid out by
Daniel Carroll and Vitus Hartwav, of the width of
ten feet, and running thence, southerly, parallel with
said alley one hundred and twelve feet to an alley
heretofore laid out by William Goodwin, of the
width of ten feet, thence bounding on the last men
tioned alley westwardly, parallel with Baltimore st.
fifteen feet four inches to the southeast comer of a
brick privy erected on the ground conveyed to Ley
pold llonsee, thence northerly along the cast end wall
of said privy seven feet three inches; thence contin
uing the same course twenty-seven feet two inches;
thence north-westwardly twelve feet three inches to
the north east-corner of the two story brick house
erected on the ground conveyed to said Donsee;
thence along the north end wall of said house to
Sharp street; thence northeastwardly bounding on
Sharp street seventy-five feet five inches to Baltimore
street twenty feet six inches to the place of beginning.
(Being the same ground described in an indenture, or
conveyance, bearing date on or about the fifteenth
day of .September, instant, and recorded or intended
Ito be re -cded among the laud r: rde of Baltimore
county County Court from Margaret Hermage and
; others to the said Geo. Riston.)
MThe improvements on this property consist
of a large three story .STORE and DW EDG
ING, at the south east comer of Baltimore
and Sharp streets; and the two brick STORES on
Sharp street, occupied by E. Beehler and J. G. Ro
berts. The title is in fee simple, and indisputable.
The terms of sale as prescribed by the decree, are
one-fourth in cash, and the residue in one, two and
three years, with interest from sale. Notes, with ap
proved security, to-be given for credit payments.
ap 17 cots DAVID STEWART, ) 1 rustee -
—lt has lor mauy years been a great desideratum among
European and American Dentist 1o manufacture TEETH
from lucorruptiblc materials, which should imitate the artifi
al living teeth.
Many have devoted years to unsuccessful experiments, and o
thers have succeeded in manufacturing Teeth of material* simi
lar to the porcelain ware, but generally they hate an opaque
white appearance, by which they are easily distinguished iruta
the hunmu Teeth.
After long aud tedious experiments, the subscriber has suc
ceeded in manufacturing Teeth of materials entirety iiieOrrup
title and perfectly in imitation of human Teeth. They have
a semi transparency and are made of various size and shades.
In cases wkcTe absorption of the alveolar process, or other
causes may reDder it necessary, he will east ol the same materi
als attached to the Teeth: artificial gums, which shall imitate
the Gum aqd supply the lots of substance.
It is entirely impossible lor these Teeth to change their color
or cause foctod breath.
He will insert them from one to retire sets, ins ucn a manner
that they wiH make articulation of the voice perfect, and ma
terially assist iu mastication, and lo that they cannot be distin
guished front the most beautiful natural living Teeth by the
most scrutinizing observer.
lie also performs aLi the various operations in Deatal-Sur
gery, according to the late scientific improvements in the art.
Thefcllowin • testimonials from gentlemen whose respectabili
ty needs no emomium, are respectfully submitted to the public.
From N.R. Smith, professor of Surgery in the University ot'
BALTIMORE, Oct, 96,1836.
I have examined specimens of incorruptible Composition
Teeth, manufactured by Dr. F. li. Kuapp, an ingenious dentist
of Ihiscity.
In their form, color etc. they admirably imitate the natural
Teeth. Being compleiely incorruptible by the ageuts which
aflicl the Teeth, and also apparently very strong, they must be
peculiarly fitted for the purpose for which the) were designed
From Professor Duculcl.
Having examined some Artificial Teeth prepared by Dr. F.
H. Knap, and learned from him what are the principal ingre
dients inat enter into their composition, aud the nature ol the
materials by which they are colored, I am inclined to think
that they will prove, as he represents them to be, incorruptible.
Dr. Knapn, having moreover acquired the art of varying the
colors of the eu.uiiel which covers his Artificial Teeth, is there
by enabled 10 impart to them a more natural appearance than
such Teeth are usually found to possess; a circumstance that
willdoubtiess render them more acceptable to the public.
Prof, of Chemistry in the University of Md.
From S. K. Jennings, Professor of Materia Mcdica, Tkcra
pintom, Q c. #i the W- shington Medical College of Maryland.
Having bicn favored with an inspection of a considerable
number of Incorruptible Artificial Teeth, which were manu
factured by Dr. F. H. Koapp, I cheerfully concur in the opini
on expressed in respect to them by Professors N. R. Smith and
J. T. Ducatel. SAM J L. K. JENNINGS.
He has also received the most flattering testimonials in fovor
of his unproved Teeth from Prof. Thomas P. Jones, author of
Conversations on Chemie'ry, Prof. F. May, Prof. H. Lindslay,
Professor J. C. Hall, and Prof. Thomas Sewell, Washington
D. C., and very many other gentlemen of the first standing of
this country.
He offers these Teeth for sale to Dentists on the most favora
ble terms. Teeth, Gold Foil, &e. Ac. sent per mail when or
dered. F. H. KNAPP, Surgeon Dentist,
N. W. corner Charlecand Fayette sts. Baltimore.
P •• __ d
• a* af Cbarlee and Fayette its. would call the attention
of the public, ta the preservation of the TEETH. Millions of
Tee lb are now prematurely lest which might be preserved by '
timely eni judicious (realmeel; those, therefore, who value
the preservation ef their Teeth will please give him, a call as
well as tbese who may require artificial ones inserted, and he i
warrants to perform bis operations to the entire satisfaction of i
those who may honor him with their patrooage. ap y 2aw
SfAVA COFFEE.—SO bags superior old govern men
•-P Java Coffeej for sale by
a P 13 77 Bowlv's wharf.
RS. S. SMITH, Plain and Fancy drcsj maker, No. G,
M. North High Street,
ap. 13
i J.N opened, 1 cartoon Rich Satin Striped British Shallcyi; 1
do. new style lawns, superior qualitv, for sale bv
apl3 C. I. KENNRAD, 125 Balto. *t.
-4000 gallons Bleached and Unbleached Sperm OIL
2<M)O do do do Winter Vv hale do
3000 do Common and Whale Oil. in hhds. tcs. and bbls.
And. 100 boxes New Bedford and Sperm CANDLES—received
and lor sale by PAUKHURST N YE,
ap 14 84 Bowly\ wharf.
BOA RRIN'G.—Six or eight gentlemen tod two or thre
familiesean be accommodated with good board at No. 77
Market street, over the store of Messr*. Hayward
| Wilmer, on very* reasonable terms, if immediate ap
plication is made. ap 28
j MOVED to the office in FA YETTE STREET, a few doors
east of St. Paid street, opposite Barnuin's Hotel. They may
be found at all times, during business hours, when not cng iged
in Court, or absent from the city. In the aboence of cither of
them, the other will attend to the business of tlnoffice. ap 13
H AVE RECEIVED by the Leila, arrived at this
. port, and Great Western steamer, arrived at New York,
the greater part of their SPRING IMPORTATIONS—con
sisting of
Super and extra super CLOTHS and CASSIMERES
GAMBROONS, DRILLINGS, and other Pantaloon stuffs
S CH ALLEYS, QUILTINGS, silk and satin
| ap 16 dßt
In store, and for sale bv
I ap 13
I UPERiI CANDLES.—IOO boxes prime summer made
i Sperm Candles, assorted sizes, landing and sale by
ap 13 , 85 Bowly's wharf.
HAVE on hand a good assortment of RUSSIA IRON
and brass mounted COAL GRATE® S , BRASS ANDI
Block Tin FAUCETS, all sizes, of the best quality, UM
They are prepared to put ou COPPER, TIN and ZINC
ROOh ING, in the best manner. ap 9
_Lw Assortment, from $4,50, for JO yard patterns, to .$8,50;
22 dozen Net Scarfs, from 44 to G2 1 Sets. eah; 24 doz. Gauze
Handkerchiefs, 25 els. each; 100 doz. Cotton HOSE and HALF
HOSE, from 10 cents up, just received and for sale by
18. C. WRIGHT,
a!seo3t No.Jl 51 Baltimore st.
ItHF. subcribcr respectfully informs his friends and the
public in general, that he "is manufacturing fist quality
Pt.oufl BOOTS lor ~O'J, and Sewed Bt)L>TS fos-SttgdJ—
all other vrork in proportion. Work made at the above prices
must he paid for on delivery; such as may be booked, will be
i charged at its former rates.
JAMES D. ROSS, No. 3, North Street.
Opposite the Franklin Bank.
N. B. All work done by him will be warranted as to neat
-1 nets of fit and durability. He respectfully solicits patronage,
- and hopes, by his endearors to please, to merit a liberal support.
ap I .'l-lf. J. D. ROSS:
can find employment, (on the ladies' branch) by calling
immediately at the CHEAP SHOE STORE, No. 106, Prat st.
near Eutaw, where the subscriber is manulacturing LADIES'
SHOES of the best quality, for the low price of ONE DOL
LA It PER PAlß—t.nd afso Missesand Children's at the usual
prices. A general assortment of eastern Men's, Boys' and
Youth's SHOES, always on hand—he also makes to order,
; MEN'S PUMPS,aII of which will be sold low FOR CASH.
' Those wishing thein by the dozen, can be supplied, with from
one to twenty doxen pair, and a liberal discount made for the
TRUNKS—TRUNKS—TRUNKS.—A general assort
ment of HAIR TRUNKS, always ou hand,
ap 16 4t* JOHN BANGS.
In wear—
Fancy Spring Cassimeres
' Superior Summer Cloths, ribb'd and plain Crape, do
i English Gautboons, ribb'd and plain
White and brown drillings, ribb'd and plain
■ American Nankeens
- Silk, Satin and Marseilles Nestings
: Super Silk and Linen cambric pocket Handkerchiefs
Together with a full assortment of west of England Cloths and
• Caesimeres PETERS & BROTHER,
ap 13 No. J. r > Ballo. t. lower ror. TripoJett's alley.
WINE —-ItMl quarter casks Lorings' IJweet Malaga
WINE, wooden hound—lOftquarli r casks -do dodo,
iron bound, entitled to debenture. For sale by
ap 9 9 Pratt, betweeu Gay &. Frederick street.
TyllK MFBSCRIKEU having lost, by the bite lire in
. Washington, part of his newspaper files, wishes to pur
chase "The United States Telegraph" from Jan. Ist,
f 1834, up to the time it was merged in the Reformer.
The latter paper, ("The Reformer') during the
whole time of its publicat ion. "The National In
telligencer," for the years 1823 and 4—end from Au
gust 31st, 1828 to August 31st, 1829—and from July.
1833, to April Ist, IS4O- -and the Globe from August
1-st, 1833, upto tho pre sent time,
SALE.—That handsomely fitted t.pand eligibly situated
store, at the N. E. cornet of Baltimore and Eutaw
sts., will be disposed af on vert' liberaltcrms, (if soon
applied for.) To orte well conversant .with the apoth
ecary and mineral-water .business, an opportunity is
now ofiered seldom to be met with from its proxiuii- ,
ty to the Eutaw house, Globe and "Whcatfield Inns,
and the patwiuage it already receives, -renders it one j
of the most desirable situations in Baltimore. En- j
quire at this office. ap2l eod4t *
Tq 1 1F. subscriber would infierm the public that he is prrpar- '
ed to do any kind of Japauuing, House, Signer Fancy 1
Painting. Flags, Banners, Aprons, Devices, Re
done with neatness and despatch, at his establish
ment in German st., east of Eutaw, on trul#&ccom- I
modating terms, for cash down.
ap 20 4t* E. THURSTON, j
Black TEA, of the latest importation and highest grade. {
ap 21 d3m No. 10, Balto: st. near Bridge. I
BMP PORK.—A lew hbls., lor rale by
N YORK Double refined loaf and ciushed SUGAR, at
• retail: Mocha arid old government Java COFFEE d*.
if POLLOCK, No. 10,
ap 21 d3m Balto: st. near the Bridge.
FOR SALE—A pair ol gentle, well broken and elegant
bay carriage HORSES, at a great sacrifice. Enquire of
the editoa or at Goddavd't Livery Stables. ap 14 tf
■ L ceived, a small invoice of delicious flavored Pekoe and
Pouchong TEAS, to whioh the attention of connoiseurt is re- I
spectflillv invited. For sale by MARCOS BENISON, '
ap 13 ' 31 Baltimore street. I
STREET, are just receiving per Leila, and by purchase
iu this country, a handsome a-sortrneut of Spring DRY
GOODS, which in point of style, will compete with any other
in the city. It comprises the following:
PRINTS, ol new and beautiful styles,
Plaid and striped Embroidered MUSLINS
Printed Lawns and JACONETS
Cambrics, Swiss, Mull, Jaconets and In-ia Lawn
Alpaca, Persiau, and Saxouy CLOTHS
D'Or say, Russell and other Cotton DRILLING
Plain and laucy Bleached and Browu LINEN DRIL
Black and White GINGHAMS
Irish Linens, Holland SILESIAS
Apron Checks, Marine SHIRTINGS
Brown lri-h Linens, BURLAPS. ls*c. sc.
We will sell the above on very low terms for cash, or to
punctual dealers. ap 13 dtf
|<;tTAU nor sis.
Corner of Eutaw and Baltimore street, Baltimore.
npHE SUBSCRIBERS respectfully inf r u the patrons
18. this establishment, their friends, and Die public gene*
ally, that they have associated themselves together for th e
purpose of conducting the same. The EUTAVV HOUSE
was completed and first opened in 1826, at which time it was
furni.-died throughout in trie very best manner, and without
regard to cost. The comfort and convenience of its interior
arrangements, its high and airy location, combine to render it
proverbially pleasant and healthy. It is particularly well a -
daptcd for the accommodation of FAMILIES and LADIES,
having a great number of Private Parlours, Ladies' Ordinary,
and a splendid Drawing Room, with private entrance on Bal
timore street. In every respect, the Eutaw House is second
to none iu the United States, and it is the intention and firm
determination of the proprietors, to spare 110 exertions to
promote the comfort and gratification of their patrons, and at
rares at which no exception "an be taken. The stock of
WIN MS and LIQUORS on hand, lias been mostly imported
expressly for t'?e use of this establishment, or selected from
the private stocks of soine of the most celebrated counois
eurs of the city. The BJITHS attached to the house are in
complete order, arid open at all times for the use of the
(Late of the firm of B. S. Elder & CO.)
Baltimore. April 2,1840.
BY virtue of a Decree of the High Court of Chancery of
Maryland, the subscriber AS trustee will offer at public
•ale, on SATURDAY, the 2d day of May utxt, at one o'clock
P. M. at the Eicbanue, in the city of Baltimore, the residence
of the late Captain Kerr, situated in Thames street, near the
corner of Bond. The HOUSE is a three story brick, with a
large two story back Building, substantially built and coveied
with slate roof—there is a smoke hu^e,stable, kc. fecc., attach
ed. This house is advantageously situated for a dwelling ami
store, for which it has been recently used.
The terms of sale are, that one third of the purchase money
be paid in cash, and the balance in six and nine months from
the day ofsale ? to be secured by approved notes and beating
interest—the tills is indisputable.
WM. A. TALBOTT, Trustee.
"J^TOTICE —The creditors of Archibald Kerr, deceased,
J. NI will file the vouchers of their claims in the Chancery office
v.iihiu four mouths froiu said day of sale.
WM. A. TALBOTT, Trustee.
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f]!OR .SALE—The subscriber will sell at private sale,
i the LOT and DWELLING HOUSE lately occupied bj
hun on Mount Vernon Place, near the Washington Monument,
The Lot is about 38 feet front by IGO deep. The House is
large, constating of a baaeinenl and 3 stories, having 3 rooms on
a floor, tht fint two 26 feet by 18, and the third 1G by 19. It
has a good bails house and every convenience for the accommo
dation r" 1, PoKseinu will be given immediately. For
terms of sale apply tothe subscriber.
Persons desirous to purchase may at any time inspect the
premises. J. P. KENNEDY.
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• Importer and Dealer ID SHOE THREADS, TOOLS,
and SHOE FINDINGS in general,lias received by the late arri
vals from Liverpool, a large assortment of SHOE THREADS,
viz: Brown. Green, half Bleached, White and Yellow, war
ranted of the best qualities: and has in store a fine selection of
Shoe TOOLS and FINDINGS, viz: Shoe Knives, Pincers,
Hammers, Awl Blades, Awl Hafts, Shoe Rasps, Kit Files, Pegs
of all sizes, Boot Welting, Linen and Cotton, Boot Cord, cut
and east Shoe Nails, Size Sticks, Shoe Bristles, kc. Sc. Sc.—
The above goods warranted of the best quality, and will be sold
upon as good terms as the same quality, can be had for in this
or any other city.
Also on hand, LASTS of every description ofthe latest fash
ion, and made of ihe best timber. Duulop'sCelebrated PASTE
Country Merchants wrll do well to call before purchasing
elsewhere. ap 9 *oßt
PROSPECT!) IS—F or publishing by subscription,
the drama of WEST POINT; or, A TALE OF
TREASON —by Joseph Brock, Esq.
Inconsequence of the numerous solicitations of his
friends, the author of the drama entitled "West Point*, on
a Tale of Treason/' has consented to its pnblieatian.
This play is a dramatic picture of the bold and daring
treason of Benedict Arnold, and ofthe arrest and execu
tion of Major Andre, the British Spy, during the Revo
lutionary War.
It was adapted to scenic representation by Joseph
Bieck, Esq. The original tale is from th© pen ol Pro
fessor lugrahara, as published in the Democratic Re
j The dramatist has been kindly Inriiislicd with a poer
. ical EPILOGUE, by John H. Hewitt, Esq. and also a
- j PROLOGUE, by K. Horace Prait,Esq.-, which produc
" ! lions will acc.ompauv the publication, thereby enhancing
j its vail*',
Subsectbjrs will be furnished with the work at -5 cts v
L ' per copy, on delivery.
- ' ttyEopy-right secured.
* j (CfCoples of the Prospectus cau be immd at tlio prfnr
ciptil Bookstores, where subscriptions are respectfully
• i solicited. JOSEPH ISHECK.
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FOIt REN^lb— TheFfdiAß under tW'Bilol" OlHca
No. 11, Water it. will be Hulid ouj reasOleble terms,
j Apply at tbe office. H p ;|
THE SUBSCRIBER respectfully informs the publit?
that he has taken the above celebrated Tavern I
BAR is well stocked with the choicest LIQUORS a iih iL
lis pes by the personal and respectful attendance o himseß
andasnstariL to secure a share of public palronace
{&-A large ROOM, suitable for public, societyfor private
j meetings, is attached to the premises, which can be had Itm
application to the proprietor, for such occasions, .rati,
„„„ ~ F. A. GIBBONS,'
p Theatre House.
AND BUL&HLS of all Descriptions, for Town and
I country
BELLOWS, for Braziers, Jewellers or Blacksmiths aJJ <ii,
sics, and at reduced prices, whole sale aud retail. '
ap * 208 Baltimore street.
FAMILY GROCERIES, * e . -Fw sh and .u perior
Wh"r d s'n k Te a"' Wi "V Li l u ". Cordials, Spires,
, ouai, White and Browu Sugars, Java aud otber Cofiie Pic
' H^., Ca ' ,u P'. white Wheat Eloar, superior Salad and
| bperm Chi, which with a fulUssorlment .r carefully selected
Vsunily Groceries, will be sold at wholesale or retail, at the
[ lowest market prices for cash y
| - p L_ . _ 31 Baltimore street.
1 L MATCIH][£7T 8
lob anb Book JJrinter,
Over N. E. Corner Gay and Lombard street!
All the Law and.Comucrcial Blanks far Sale.
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