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completely deserted by the inhabitants.
A good many of the houses were burned.
Yesterday morning it was currently re
ported that a large patriot force had assem
bled on;he Boucherville mountain. 1' m.av
be so ; we hope they will remain there i"1 in"
tpecled by the competent authorities.
A little before noon, the Princess Victo
ria hmimlit rtvr from Lachine. ninety one
prisoners who were taken from Napiervme,.
occ. With the exception ota lew, wtw ap
peared to be sympathisers, - they were a
miserable looking set. Capt. Morin. for
merly master of the Egle steaffiboat, a
his son, were among the number. I"13
man, we understand, is nearly related to
Cote. :
About two o'clock, some twenty prson
crs were marched into town from Lacinue,
escorted by a party of the Lachine cavihy.
They were taken in arms at Chateaugy
And were secured with ropes as usual; but
as there were soma distinguished characters
among them, the respective ranks they held j
in the patriot army, were conspicuousiyev
hibited by placards on their backs. Dr.
Newcomb, his son, and several whose ap
pearance denoted them to be sympathi'.
were among this lot. Both the Doctor and
his son are high in rank in the patriot army.
About 4 o'clock. His Excellency r
John Colborne and Staff landed from tL
Princess Victoria. He was enthusiastic; l'y
cheered by the crowds assembled on tl
wharves. One prisoner was brought o r
at the same time, an old inhabitant, said U
be the murdererof the late Mr. Walker.
Several American muskets and bayonets
were in possession of the soldiers attached'
to Sir John Colborne staff. They arc ntr.
ly new, a little longer than the Tower nu;s
kets, their stocks much longer, and barrel
polished.
We have not learned the particulars cf
the number of houses burned, but the cur
rent estimate on this subject, we are assu
red by good authority, is much over tb
markfor Sir John is anxious that the pro
perty should be preserved and confiscated
atterwaras, rau.cr u. u.u. .
would bea verydes.rable arrangement, and ti n(. whpn t ,ino wm run
would stopany more burmng, if the loyal ! Magon & pison G 3
isU were convinced tuat Government would; ,
confiscate 0n a sufficiency extensive scalcj The North Eastern BouxD.vRY.Thc
proposed survey of the boundary line, un-
From the Mississippisn. !der the authority of the Government of the
OT People of the South Citizens of State of Maine, has actually been coin
Mississippi, read the following circular monced, under the direction of Mr. Deanc.
letter of the Abolitionist of New York! The persons employed are accompanied
Remember that Seward is the whig can by a partvfe Indians and American citi
didate, and Marcy the democratic candid zens, anJfere seen at Madawaska in the
ate for Governor. Read and ponder well, beginniifg of the month. Thence they
wo will not insult your understandings by proceeded up the Grand river, crossed the
wio word of comment, portage to the Ristigouche river, and des-
(CIRCULAR.) cending thence, they proceeded to the
To the anti-Slavery Electors of N. York: imaginary highlands, near the river St.
- We ask the privilege of brethren, to set Lawrence, where their operations com
forth, briefly but frankly, the reasons 'nenced. The Frcderickton (British) Ga
which constrain us to cast our votes fut ittte expresses satisfaction at finding the
William il. -Seward, for Governor. Lbject of this commission cf survey to be
1st. Mr. Seward is the candidate of fowling more than to ascertain, by actual
the party which, on the floor of Congress exu initiation, the practicability of running
pobly vindicates the inestimable right -qSL-q boundary line according to the con.
petition, and as nobly asserts the freedorrit fiction, of thcjLrcaty of Ghent; and adds,
of debate: of the party, also, that sustain j taut it were to be wished that such an ex-
John Quincy Adamsand William Slade;
f a party whoso views arc liberal and
tolerant.
- 2d. Mr. Seward is the candidate of the
party which, in our last Legislature, pas
sed resolutions against the admission cf
Texas into the Union : against Patton's
gag resolution; in favor of the right of
petition; and ii favor of granting trial
by jury to persons claimed as fugitive
slaves. Instead of the denunciations and
rcvilings with which our petitions were
trcatedrift years past: instead of threat
ening us with penal enactments, the wh gs
received and treated petitions and remon
strances with that respect and comity due
to'their constituents.
3d. Mr. Seward is the candidate of the
party that opposes the re-election of a
President who stands pledged to veto any
bill abolishing slavery in the District of
-Columbia.
s 4th7Mr. Seward is the candidate op
posed to Governor Marcy, who, in his
messages to the Legislature, has manifes
ted, in sentiment and sympathy, the bit
terest hostility to our cause: and who, as
the presiding officer of a public meeting,
while he was Governor of the State, re
commended the passage of laws author
izing a violation of the mails, and inflict
ing pains and penalties upon those who
Fere disseminatingintelligence and truth.
5, The re-election of Gov. Marcy
vould go very far towards the re-election
cf Martin Van Buren, whose measures and
folicy are so hostile to the cause of human
ibertv.
. And.finally, because our knowledge of
I If. Seward leads us to confide in the gen
eral soundness and integrity of his prin-
c'nlea. Wo view the nreat Question of
7 i - - o a
a subwTreasury, a National Bank, or the
Currency, of minor importance compared
;th the great subject of human liberty;
crd believing that the election of Mr.
Coward, and the defeat of Gov. Marcy,
will best promote the great cause of Uni
f crsal Emancipation, we shall vote tor
( urn purselves, and recommend our Abo
li il6rifriends to do the same.
We arc, respectfully, your fellow cit.
l'.'3Sj .
Jefferson Mayill,
Pres't Albany Young Men's anti-Slave-;.r
ry society.
: V, Calvin Peppek, jr.
' Tice President Albany anti-Slavery
- Society.
7 John Wilson,
Corresponding Secretary anti-Slaveiy
Society.
7 II. Carpenter, 1st V. P.
. r .., , William Gibson,
Oae of the Executive Committee Young
Men's Albany anti-Slavery Society.
'' Nokman Francis
- Chairman of Executive Committe of
: Young Men's Albany .anti-Slavery
Society.
Mason's and Dixon's Line. This
Dounciary is so termed trom the name of
Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon
the two gentlemen who were appointed to
run unfinished lines in 17C1, between
Pennsylvania and Maryland, on the ter
ritories subjected to the heirs of Perm and
Lord Baltimore. A temporary line had
been run in 1739, but had not given sat
isfaction to the disputing parties, although
it resulted from an agreement in 1739 be
tween themselves. A decrco had been
made in 1618, byrKing James, delinea
ting the boundaries between the lands
given by charter to the first Lord Balti
more, and those adjudged to his majesty
(afterwards to William Penn) which divi
ded the tract of land between Delaware
Bay and the Eastern sea on one side, and
the Chesapeake Bay on the other, by a
line equally intersecting it, drawn from
Cape Henlopen, to the 4th decree of
North latitude. A decree in chancery
rendered tho K ng's decree imperative.
But the situation of Henlopen became long
a subject of serious, protracted, and ex
pensive litigation, particularly after the
a tho f Pen n, in 1718 and of Lord Balti
vvto in 1714; till John , and Richard and
'l'r nnas Penn, (who had become the sole
j tvpnetors of the American possession of
t n ir tamer miiiam; and Cecclius, Lord
1 . timorc, grandson of Charles, and great
i'v: idson ofCecilius, theoriginal patentee,
( iMorcd into an agreement on the 10th
M :y, 1727. To i his agreement a chart
appended, which ascertained the site
( " Cape Henlopen, and delineated a divis
i -si by an East and West line, running
..--tward from that Cape, to the exact
toddle of the peninsula. Lord Baltimore
i.ecame dissatisfied with this agreement
and endeavored to invalidate it. Chancery
suits, kingly decrees and proprietary ar
rangements followed, which eventually
produced the appointment of commission
ers to run the temporary line. This was
effected in 1739. But the cause in chan
cery being decided in 1739 new commis
sioners were appointed, who could not,
,.f.w.ver n(, lh otlostInn rpmn;nnfi
pieration had longagobean made amea
sure which might have oivesteu the qucs
tioii of its" present difficulties.
Xat. Intel.
The Montreal papers of Tuesday' men
tis the arrival of the transport llonitio,
a: Quebec, having on board thirty thou
s njs of arms and accoutrements for tho
povincial troops and volunteers.
Xuts for Lawyers. -Two English sail
op, belonging to an English vessel, while
atllallfux, stole a sail and some rigging
frmi an American schooner, which was at
areW in the same port. Both vessels
beng subsequently at Boston, the captain
of he American schooner procured a search
warant and found the stolen goods on
bo;rJ of John Bull, at the same lime ar
reting the suspected sailors, and bringing
thea up for examination. The counsel
for he defence contended that an Ameri
can court bad no jurisdiction over an of
feme committed in Halifax, but the police
just.ee committed the sailors for trial. The
Boson Post says:
inecase ha3 occasioned some legal spec
ulat
i anions the saes of the law some
th'iuthat the treaty with England
jrives
our courts jurisdiction in the premises.
Others think that the prosecution should
have been brought in the U. S. district
court and another grave set are of opinion
that tie prisoners should have been sent
back a Halifax for trial. All fudge! The
C;lptan of the American vessel can take
possesion of the property that was stolen
from him, but he can do nothing with the
thieves till ho catches them in Halifax, and
there Ts no power by which they can be
sent hihk there, except kidnapping the
Yfry tiing which Monsieur Grapeau did in
rsew "Joi k, without making any fuss at all
about t.
Nbw Jersey. The Bemocratic' mem
bers of the Legislative Council and Gen
eral Assembly of New Jersey have just
issued n Address to the People, recom
mend", them to hold county conven
tlons, '.o appofnt delegates to a State
convention, to assemble at Trenton on
the 8th of January next, in reference to
the recni conduct of the Governor , and
Oonncil, to take into consideration the
alarming state of public affairs, and to
aaopt slch measures as to them shall
seem best, to preserve the rights, vindi
cate the privileges, and maintain the lib-,
erties of the people." .
ThrurgCazenoreat New York, from
Madeira,furnishes the following informa
tion: "ibo Exploring Expedition was at
Madeira cn the 20th September, all well,
to sail eooa. a British schooner from the
coast of Africa was seen, a few days prior
u th?.Eailing of the C, drifting, towards
the Braze Head Breakers, where she
would hav?been dashed to pieces, and all
on board lost. On discovering the 'immi
nent danger of the vessel, the Commodore
of the Exploring Expedition despatched
eleven boats to her assistance, who camo
up with the vessel when within a few yards
of the Breakers, and with great exertions
succeeded in towinjr her to sea."
HOME.
iiy mks. s. 3i. rurLLrps.
Th e following striking passages arerom
the "Journal of the late Mrs. Sophia Man
ning Phillips," a charming writer and poet
ess, who died several months
since, in
Louisville. Kv
"Home beloved and early home I bid
thee hail again ! Changed as thou art from
constant cheerfulness to the shadow of sor
row; lost, blessed scene! as is thy sound of
blithe voices, and laughter, and music, and
harmless, kindly mirth, my very heart is
glad glad, (hough the tear is in my eye
to return again among thy still and dear fa
miliar things. God' how they rise up, and
speak to me, as with a voice! I hear the
echo of my childhood's laughter! I seethe
gleaming face3 of my childhood's mates! I
hail anew the wonder of the waters ! I chase
the startled wings of fleeing butterflies.
Dear, holy home! might I but die within
thy well known sight! But if I am toleav
thee, I will tear from my bosom, for the
sake of him that lovcth me, all wild and
haunting memories. Not once hereafter
will 1 seek the dark corner, to gather up
thy vanished blessedness, to court thy hoard
ed hours of merry times and fresh to see
thee as thou wert, my home, and weep !
"1 know not wherefore, but this Sunday
afternoon reminds me r.iore strongly and
strangely than common, of olden wordsand
days jThe warm air is abroad, mocking
the reign of dismal February; the snow pat
ters fiou the leaves in twinkling drops; the
sun just like sunsof other days! is on
my heud; I think of thee, my lost and
sainted ! of the heavens spread out
in peacepnd love above mine eyes; of the
earth, wijh all its vanished or forth-ccming
beauties or ties, or trials, stretching beside
and beyond me. So the winter is rolling
onward aid avyay. The Spring! Perchance
she even pow sceketh her buds to awaken
their slubber and her breezes to attune
them to njelody . She looketh, perchance,
to her ski4, that their tint be forever un
matched ! b her lloda, that they bound un
delaying, Ore long at her call ! There shall
be spread iver the sweet pathway of green
ness, and te that live on its bosom, shall
watch a!onf its valleys for feet which come
not, and lien among its pleasant sounds
for vcices which arise not. And this is the
cup which te must all drink, and in our
turn be moyned for a day, and missed for
a day, and p down to the dust and grave!
Who will wpand pray for me, when my
hourcomelht. Perhaps none. This is a
bitter and sa( thought now, were I dwell
upon it, butwhen the time indeed is at
hand, when tie breath is goinj awav, and
the eyes can io more lift up themselves to
earth or hea'en, and the memories or
scenes of the fife that is leaving us are blot
ted and unrecognized, it matters little, I
ween , whoseiand is on onr head, or whose
yet glowing lp.is. pressed to ours the fa
ding and the fold '. It matters not !
" 'Thy last beam descending; sun,
Falls to my page from yonder heaven;
I crave I yearn 'tis vainly Jofe!
Nor sound nor signal thence is given,
The suuls cf those we lose and love,
May spread their holy wings around
Earth's whi?pers but above,
Beck'netb no finger, breaks no sound!
I see the summoned stars ulons,
Gutherin-r in silence round the throne,"
Reasons why Ladies do not Waltz.
Because the delicacy thereof is not unques
tionable. ;
Because many men who waltz, declare
that they should not be willing to see their
wives and sisters do so.
Because ladiesj who waltz, often ns.i
"do vou think thefe is any harm in walk
ing?" j
Because after nifew turn, the lady wait
ing, breathes haro her face and neck are
flushed, her hanlkerchief crosses her foie
head, all of which; i3 sadly , unbecoming.
Because the it-pose made in waltzingis
like that made by tho French opera dn J
cers. j i
Becauso 'tis not half so graceful as i
Cotillion,
Or.n Nrnc iA writer in the Ionian
Quarterly Review thus explains thooigin
of this popular name for hi3 Satanicma-
icstv: "In the transformation ot me
elves and fairies of our toreiatners into
devils, by the monkish legends, the n-mes
were sometimes retained and curkusly
applied. Old Nick is one of this class.
The Nickers held a conspicuous p!ae in
German Romance and story. They jerc
water-faries, and dwelt in lakes and ri'ers,
as well as in the sea. As late as t fif
teenth century, a manuscript dictionary,
in English and Latin, explains Nickej by
"sirena." At oresent, however, the w.rd
is only preserved in the namsof the d3il
Old Nick." ' : s 1
The following singular letter was dro
peu in me onjee, ay men wc nrauuic
author wishes to be published.
1 . 1 fY t I.
" .' . Dec. 3rd. 1833
Any gentlsir.en possessing intelligence, a e;d
character, mikl ana aftao;e temper, au
urrntv-fiv vears of ace. five feet ten or elq
iuches high, well proportioned, black eyes,
hair, a high and poetic caSte of forehead,;
.rv hpavv evchrows. but languid and rnel
orbs, sending forth rays of peerless brilliajy
from beneath them, nose common size, mdl
tolerable larfre, nps not very win, enni ro
Now Mr. Editor, if anv pewn ' will -
th above description, let him attena pre
insron next Sabbath at the Methodist Chuih
" o. . ...... .u :-i n a J
and I - win ce iui e wun a sman wunc uuiju
mv honnet to designate me from the ot
laHIps-and ihould mv charms be sufficient to
ntivafe the centlemen" above described, I in
readv and willing to enter into a matrimoniJ
enaemettt with bim.
AMANDA, i i
Faxny Weight Held forth on Sunday
night as usual. In the course of her re
marks on the signors of the Declaration
of Independence, she said, "Robert Mor
ris, Fisher Ames, Alexander Hamilton,
John Jay, and a score of others, were a
set of scurvy fellows.' She enioined all
her hearers to go to the polls and vote for)
gate has got down pretty nearly to the
bottom . iV. Y. Express. ' 1
From the Commercial Bulletin, Nov. 30, 1838.
NEW ORLEANS MONEY MARKET.
Corrected cbiily by Hobinson St Co. Exchange
Brokers, 45 Camp street.
Exchange on England, 101 a 11 p c prem.
Do on N York, at sight, 1 a 1 1 2 disc.
Do Louisville and Cin'ati. par.
U. S . Bank Notes, 1-2 a 1 prem.
U . S. Treasury Notes, 2 do
Mississippi money river bks 5 a 6 disc.
Do New Banks, 8 a 15 do,
Brindon Bank, 33 a 38 do.
Tennessee Banks. 5a 6 do.
Alabama Banks, 4a 5 do.
Arkansas Banks, 8 a 10 do.
Specie, 1 a 2 prem.
Texas Treasury Note9, 48 a 50 disc.
NEW OKLEANS PRICES CURRENT.
Si'gak. Louisiana prime, 7 a 8 cents;
inferior, 0 a 04 ; Havana white, 12; brown
7 J a 8 cents.
Molasses. On Levee, new, 31 a 32
cts pci gal.; sa!es on Plantation, 30 cts.
Provision's. Pork, clear, $2? per bbl;
mess, 28; M. O. 24; prime, 22 a 23; P O
18 per bbl. Bacon, middlings, 12i cts per
lb. shoulders, 10 do. Lard, 15 cts per lb.
Beef, mess, per bbl,' in demand;
prime, 1G a 17.' Flour, $0 a 9 1-2 per bbl.
Goshen butter, 31 a C2 cts; Western do,
1 a 20 cts per lb. Cheese, northern, 12
a 15 cts per lb. Havana green Coffee 12
a 13 cts per lb. lv.iddling, 12 a 124 ; Rio,
12 a 124. Corn, in car, gl 25 per bbl; in
sacks, shelled, 'JO a Vo cts per bushel; oats
GO a G2 cts per bushel.
Whiskey. Rectified, CO a C2 cts per
gal ; common, none in market.
Bagging. Kentucky, 22 a 2 1 cts ; rope
0 a 04 cts.
In Covington county, Miss, on the 15th
November, by Jesse Buikhalter, Esq. Mr.
Wiley W. Williamson, to Miss Rebecca
Norims, all of that county.
In Gallatin, Tenncpfce, by ihe Rev.
J W. Hall, Maj. Wm. II. Hall to
Miss Catharine D. Paeuv, all of that
County.
TO PLAJSTEUS
fTTIlE subscriber has just received per
steamboat Southerner,
Negro Lindscys,
" Blankets,
" Brogan3,
Hats,
Lowell Cottcns,
" Lindseys,
Virginia Cottons,
c tncKopee uo, logewier wun a va-
nety of otlicr gooiis,
which will be sold
G. L. CLAPP.
cieapi
Dec 4 tf
GREAT BARGAIN ! !
7M. S. PAR II AM and WILLIS M.
GIBSON, surviving partners of
tho firm of Par ham As Gibson, oficr for sale
at a small advance on the original cost,
their entire stock of goods, the greater part
of which are entirely new.
For terms applv to the subscribers at
Clinton, Miss. WM. S. PAR II AM,
WILLIS II. GIBSON,
Doc. 4. JC3S. tf
NOTICE.
THE Subscriber would notify the pub
lic that he will sell his present stock
of Goods at very reasonable prices for Bran
don money. Store next door to J. R. &.
P. Jefferson.
Dec. 4 JOHN KELLOGG.
ADM1 NISTRATOR'S NOTICE.
WHEREAS letters of administration
were granted by the Honorable
Probate Couft of Covington county, at its
November Term, 1839, to the undersign
ed upon the estate of George Watts, de
ceased. Notice is hereby given to all per
sons having claims against said estate, to
present them duty authenticated within the
time prescribed by law, or they will be
forever barred; and those indebted to said
estate to make immediate payment.
Williamsburg, Nov. 20, 1S38. n3 6w
G. li. Gla,
S now receiving at tho Store, owned
by James McLaran, (next door to John
Kcllogff's.) a well selected stock of
STAPLE DRY GOODS;
together with a good assortment of Hats,
Boots and Shoes, and Brogans.
Clinton, Nov. 2Gth 1838 2w.
To tle XiatUcs o Glinton.
G. L. CLAPP, has just opened a few
superior French Kid Shoes and Slippers
Also : A superior quality of ScotcJi Plaid
Shaicls, direct from the importer.
Nov.2Gth 1S38. 2w.
. KEYS & ROBERTS,
Commission Mevdmnts,
NEW ORLEANS.
J. M. Keys, Athens, Ala.
II. A. G. Roberts, Hinds Co. Miss.
Messrs. Szvartzcout Clark, of Vicks
burg, are our agents, with full powers.
wov. 27 n2tt - . .
j LAWRENCE. & CHALMERS,
Commission Merchants .
NEW ORLEANS.
J. Lawrence, of Memphis, -G.
Chalmeks", of Jackson.
bv. 27 n2Jm.
3ackson and lilugion
- Stags "Lane.
THE Public are respectfully inform
ed that on and after the 25th inst.,
anew Line of Four Ilorso Post Coaches,
! will run regularly between Jackson and
Lexington Miss. This new Line is es
tablished in order to connect with the
Tremont Line of Stages from Manches
ter to Nashville Tennessee. Passengers
therefore, travel lini from tho Northern
nart of the State to Jackson, or from
Jackson to the North, will find a pleasant
and expeditious way of travelling. Pas
scngeis on this Line, will always have
preference in the Vicksburjrh Lino of
Stages at Jackson, which now connects
with the Rail Road at Big Black Depot,
They will also have the preference at
Jackson in the Grand Gulf Stages, which
are now in complete operation. Even
attention will bo shown to travellers in
the above Lines
J. R. & P. JEFFERSON,
Proprietors
Clinton, 23d Nov. 1838. n2 tf.
-Hank, oilcii.
THE Real Estate Banking Company,
of Hinds County at Clinton, Miss.,
have effected a negociation in New York,
by w hich it is enabled to commence its
operations upon a safe and permanent
basis. Accordingly, it will be prepared
to discountpapcr on Wednesday thc28th
instant.
Whenever the Union, and River Bank3
of Miss, commence specie payments, this
Bank will redeem its issues, either in
specie or checks upon New York or New
Orleans, at as low rates of exchange as
such checks can be had at any Bank in
the State. Its issues for a few months
will bo confined exclusively to advances
upon cotton.
FORM OF TOTE.
Clinton, Mi. 18
$ , r
Months after day of
18 we or either of us, promise
to pay to'Cowles xMead, or bearer, for the
use of "the Real Estate Banking Com
pany of Hinds County, at their Banking
House in Clinton, with
out defalcation, for value received.
CRUTCHER, McRAVEN & CO.
COMMISSION, FORWA RUING
AND PRODUCE MERCHANTS
Grove Sheet, Vickscuug, Miss.
Nor. 15 nllf
WE arc now receiving and opening,
direct from the cities of New
York, Philadelphia and' Baltimore, a large
and well selected i lock of Fall and Win
ter Goods, comprising almost every arti
cle usually kept by merchants in the
Southern country, viz:
30 bales Virginia Lowell,
10 " Negro Kerseys,
0 " brown Domestics,
300 pair Negro Blankets,
50 " Mackinaw do.
50 " fine Whitney, do.
1000
200
150
150
50
50
50
30
50
11 Russctt &, Bi'k Bregan?,
" Kip peg'd do
Monroe sew'd do
Lady's Kid Shoes,
" double sol'd
" Seal Brogans,
course peg'd Bootees,
a
a
u
a
" scwM
do
" fine Calf.
Together with a large assortment of
Cloths. Cassimcrcs, Sattinetts, Kentucky
Jeans, Calicoes, Chintz Muslins, Silks,
Sattins, Ribbands, Hosiery, Gloves,
bleat hl and plaid Domestics, Table Lin
nens, Irish Linnen, Lawns. Diapers, Jac
onetts and Cambrics, Sec. Sec. Sec. with
a full stock of Clothing, Hardware,
Queenswarc, Glassware, Hats and Sid
dlery, all of which arc offered upon the
usual terms and at the lowest prices.
J. R. & P., JEFFERSON,
Clinton, Nov. 15 nltf
LEFT the Stable of R. A. Taylor, at
Clinton, a Chesnut Sorrel Colt,
three years old last June, very handsome
form, long tail, Spanish saddle with quilt
ed cover, heavy iron stirrups, horn broken
off saddle, two new saddle blankets not
separated, one old do under saddle, and
one large brown sheepskin on saddle, old
martingale and collar with brass rings,
russett bridle, reins half leather and round
half list, once white but somewhat soiled.
I will give twenty-five dollars for taken up
said strav, spd will pay full, ample and
satisfactory, for particular care being ta
ken of him by any person taking him up.
W. C. DICKINSON.
Nov. 15. nl3t of Grand Gulf.
SUANNOX, L1TTL.EJOHN &.CO.
COMMISSION AND
FORWARDING MERCHANTS,,
VICKSBURG MISS.
REFER TO
McDowell, Harris &. Co.
Hon. J. M. Taylor, I
John Miller,
Wm. F. Markham,
Wm. Laughlin,
V Yicksburt
J
Martin. 'Pleasants, &
on
Lyons, Harris &. Co.
Jas. Kirkman,
Jno. M. Bell,
i
N. Orleans.
Coleman, Ward & Co. Louisville.
John M. Groosbeck, Esq. ) cincinnatL
Burrows & Hall, )
H. F. Scweppe, Pittsburg.
Kittridge &. Blakes, Boston.
Booraem Se Co. New York.
Meredith & Spenser J
Gideon Emory,
Baltimore.
Williamson, Burrows Se Clark,) phila
C, Houston &. Co. $ -
e. l. shannon,
' joseph littlejoux,
james bland.
Nov. 11 nltf
SoWia Wilier ,
ATTORNEY AT LAT7.
CLINTON, MISS.
Nov. 15 nltf
fkf L AYRES, announces to hi
T ? friends and tho public general lj
that ho has commenced tho abovo business
in the Town of Clinton, where he hopes
by his assiduous attention, and long expe
rience in the abov branch of business to
merit a sharo of public patronage.
All work done by him will bo execu
ted in a manner inferior to none in tho
Union. Garracntsol every description cut
to order.
Hi? shop is situated in the building for
merly occupied by Scott Avery and
immediately opposite tho store of J. R. &
P. Jefferson.
Clinton, Nov. 15.
YicksbuTg and 3acksoii
Hail loat.
THE UNITED STATES MAIL from
Vicksburg to Jackson, will hereaf
ter be carried to Biff Black on tho CARS,
I where THREE STAGES will always bo
in readiness to leave the Depot, and trans
port passengers and baggage either to
Raymondj Clinton or Jackson, there con
necting with the United States Mail
Stages for Columbus, Brandon and Madi
sonvilJc, &.c.
J. R. & P. JEFFERSON.
Clinton, Nov. 15 nltf
Tot: Salt or le,nt.
SEVERAL Farms of firs rate land with
appropriate improvements of various
extents as to cleared grounds. Also sev
eral Tracts of choice wild Lands on and off
the jriver. For terms, description, Sec.
apply to the subscriber.
P. W. CHARLTON.
Clinton, Nov. 15 nltf
PROSPECTUS
For publishing in the town of Clinton, Mi.
a ircekly 7ievspapcr, to bo entitled
SOUTHERN MARKSMAN-
Devoted to Education, Literature,
Science, Agriculture, &c.
FEELING a deep interest in the wel
fare and futuro prosperty of our'
town, and believing that the establish
ment of a weekly Newspaper"' would add
to its importance abroad, and to tho inter
est and convenience of our citizens; indu--
duccd byjhcse and other weighty consid
erations, backed, by the solicitations of
our friends, both personal and political,
wo have determined t3 make the effort.
Having full confidence in the liberality of
a generous public in sustaining and aup.
porting every effort of a liberal, usoful,
and laudiblc tendency in the community,
we enter into 'the undertaking with
confident hope of success.
Wcfwill commence our career on lha
great ocean of politics .with no promises
of occupying a neutral position our prin
ciples are purely democratic, and wo wil
give a firm and fearless support to tho
measures of the present Administration of"
the General Government, believing them
to be in the highest degreo conducive to
the future welfare and permanent interei
of the South, and in accordance with th
true meaning and spirit of tho Constitu
tion. Being a strict constructionist oftho
Constitution wc? shall oppose the estab
lishment of a National Bank as an unau
thorized and dangerous grant of power,
such as was never contemplated by it
fiamcrs. We shall also oppose a National
Bank, believing it totally inexpedient and
dangerous in the highest degreo to lha
liberties of the people.
Wo shall ever be found opposed to tha
misuse or the assumption of powor,
whether in the Federal Executive head,,
legislative body, or judiciary of tho coun
try. It will be our purpose to laud virtue
though clad in the habiliments of poverty,
and denounce vice whether in high or
low places. In doing this, we shall speak
of men and measures as we find them,,
and with firm grasp attempt to tear tho
veil under which political deformity hm
sought shelter in these evil days of polit
ical apostacy.
In the discharge of our duty as the eon
ductor of a political press, we shall scru
pulously avoid wounding individual and
private feelings. "Our banner is now to
tho battlo and the breeze." Wo hav
planted our feet upon the ramparts of tha
Constitution, and call upon the people to
come to the rescue. The constitutional
banner waves over us in this contest for
free principles, and if we fall let its sacred
folds be wrapped around us.
C. P. McDANIEL, Editor.
'1 he Southern Marksman will be pub
lished weekly, at five dollars, in advance,
or six dollars at the end of the year. Ad
vertisements will be inserted at the usual
rates. No subsciiption can be-received
for less than six months, nor will any di-
tT&nnfiuance'to mada until au dues are
paid. '
G. D. GERE, Publisher,
Clinton, Sept. 1; 1838.

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