OCR Interpretation


Delaware journal. [volume] (Wilmington [Del.]) 1827-1832, November 23, 1827, Image 1

Image and text provided by University of Delaware Library, Newark, DE

Persistent link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025530/1827-11-23/ed-1/seq-1/

What is OCR?


Thumbnail for

sr
a
jua
z=
TSiAUfeA'b'S AI. BïaaÏ0TA.—*T?$mttàa,i\A I'uVUsVwA 1\„ Toïtttfr 8c Son, A?
9*1, Alaïkfcttr eet, Wi\ttûugLn\«
o
FRIDAY, JYovctnber S3, 1827.
fol. I.
jto . es.
COÂTDr.TÏOîffS
TUE DELAWARE JOURNAL is pub
lied an Tuesdays and Fridays, at four dollars
/• annum : t wo dollars every sine months in ad
No paper lobe discontinued, until ur
arwies are paid. "J
Adverlise nails inserted on the usual terms — (,
is; One dollar for four insertions of sixteen <
. . J *v
tes, and so in proportion jar every number of bl
Iditionul hues and insertions.
if
1
nee.
' jffomozi. •
Persons wishing any sort of Printino done, with
accuracy, ami dispatch ; Advertisements
urted, or Subscriptions paid where there are
Agents appointed in their neighbourhood to re»
them, will please apply, ordireetto R. Porter
j Son, Mo. 97, Market Street, Wilmington.
All communications, not of the above character,
he addressed to il. Bradford, Editor of the Dela
ire Journal, Wilmington.
This arrangement is made for the more regular
d prompt execution of business.
atm
IVI*.
AGfiKTS.
Concord.—D r. Thomas Adams, P. M,
Uridoevii.i.e.—H enry Cannon, P. M,
Milton. —Mr. Arthur Milliy.
Trankford.—M r. Isaiah Lung.
Daosboroi'oh.—D r. Edward Dingle.
tiEOitoE Town. —Mr. Joshua S. Layton,
1 .lives—II. F. Rodney, P. M.
Milford.
IT red g iuca.— L Emerson, P. M.
10amden.— Thomas Wainwnglit, P. M.
Dover. — lohn Robertson, Esq.
Sm.'rna—S amuel II. Hudson. Esq.
K.'iNrwei.LS lÎRinuE.— Mattlove Haye«, P 51.
pIiuai.i'.TOWN.—Thomas Harvy, P. 51.
r Bridiif.. —John Clement, P. M.
iVaawick, Md.— lohn Moreton, P. M.
la'isoi'ibers living in the vicinity of the residence
\ rents, may pay their subscription money
ta.» n, they being authorized to receive it, ami to
at receipts.
Mr. Joseph G. Oliver.
nm
tnase
B?or Private Sale,
FARM two and n half miles from Wilmington,
>ar the Kennet Turnpike Road, pleasantly sit
U:a containing about eevonty-two acres, tvvenly
a of which are woodland, adjoining lands of Mr.
ami others. On the
N
■)
s Bi imlley, Mr. Rogers
two storied House, Barn and Orch
Apply to
anises are a
LEA PUSEY,
Mo. 10. East Qnr.cn Street, Wilmington.
. the above FARM
Monday the 34 (lay
December next, at the house of JolinM. Smith,
teener, at 2 o'clock, P. M.
IIS ■ifmt disposed of previously
:it Bl if! off'.red at oublie sale .on
ie
61—ts
64 th Uividend.
■ the President and Directors of the Bank of Del
Bonce, have this day declared a Dividend of Ten
B lila s per share, equal to five per cent, on the Cap
13, Bn Stock for the last six months, payable to the
.ickliolders, or their legal representatives,
of B'ler the î Oth inst.
Nov 2. 1827.
on or
1 1 '
EDWARD WORRELL, Cash'r
or
60
m
is
Dividend.
THE Board of Directors of the Delaware fire
Jajurnncc Company. have this day declared a l)ivt
cnil of three per cent for the last six tn-mths,
lie capital paid.—which will be payable to the Stock
mltlers, or their legal representatives, on or alter
lie 12dl inst, at the Bank of Wilmington and Bran»
■'yvine.
on
Bu order of the Hoard l
DANIEL BYRNES, Sec'y.
60
Nov. 3, 1827.
T\\e ¥ema\e ÄeA\oo\ Vva t\\e
MIDDLETOWN ACADEMY
• in De»
ÆflLL be opened on the first Monday
* cetnber next, under the superintendence of
•s Isabella Anderson.
Terms : Reading, Writing, Spelling, &C. $2 per
.trier : payable in advance.
Geography, arithmetic, and plain needle work,
1 3 50 cts.
li
per quarter.
Embroidery and Painting, $5 per quarter.
Good boarding can be had in the village on reas»
nable terms. JOHN ËDDOWES, Sec'y.
Middletown, Del. Nov. 6, 1827. 69—3m
The papers that have published the Advertise*
wot tor the Classical School in this Institution, are
ffpiested to insert the above and send their bills to
be Secretary.
JFor Sale ,
A First Rate Stand, in Market-Street, occupied
^a Dry Good Store, by William B. Tomlinson,
he payment to be made to suit the purchaser.
Inquire of JOSEPH POGUE, No. 107, MarUet
treet, Wilmington.
as
69—4*
jr'The pamphlet respecting the Kremer affair, and
be history of Gen. Jackson's accusations against
1". Clay, &c. At. just received and for-sale by the
'ublishe'rs, No. 97! Market-Street.
Magistrates Blanks, of all descriptions lor sale
*«*. 97, Market-Street.
!
DaMBS'jttO XWDUSTRir.
I he,manufacture of lace is carried on extensively
"J Rhotle lsla » ti ' " lld the adjacent states, It ern
(, "- Y3 many females. 1 lie quantity imported lust
< ' * va , V i ® ö -5. Ä9, 7,807.
Wo doubt, the reduction was partly caused by this
bl . autI | u i employment of our own worthy and in
dustrious females j who, in the ingenious and deli
cate operations of this manufacture, will soon rival,
if not exceed, all others. Six Hundred young ladies
ate employed in this business at Newport. It. 1.
only. There are several other large establishments
in ithnde Island and Massachusetts, Su.
Leather gloves, for men or women» wear, should
all be made at home, as being a neat family employ
1 ment for females—and our manufacturers of leather
would supply the material as well and as cheap as
the British, was there a demand for it,
These three branches of industry might employ
100.00(1 otherwise helpless and de-titute females—
glad to make 50 cents or less per day and subsist
themselves, in any fitting employment for them, in
the midst ot their children, or at the lire side of then
mothers—widowed and in want, und ti .iling conso
lation chiefly in the hope that their daughter« mav
earn an honorable subsistence for themselves, when
the parent stock is removed to " another and u bet
ter world."
EXTRACTED FROM Nlt-ES :
REPORT.
A large proportion of the artificial flowers now
used, are the work of the hands ol our fair country-j
women) and we hope that a proclaim, tmn of tin» j
fact will not prevent the sale of a y —In-cause they
are not imported from France, but subsist widows
and orphans at home.
I'lie manufacture of combs in the TTiiitod State»
—IOÜ.OÜO dollars worth are annually made at Leo
minster, Mass, and 40,000 dollars worth a West
brook, Maine, and together employing 200 persons,
It is supposed that when the Ohio cau-tls are tin
ished the state will export 300,000 barrels of be,f
and pork and 300.000 barrels ol Hour, and have
3,000.000 sheep—but what/breign demand i* tn. rt>
for these things, and what good will the surplus
production rentier to the people, if a home-mark.
is not created ? Nav—it will chiefly tend toil.»
tress the farmers of the old states- Ohio will ai»-
soon,raise tt),000 hlitls. of tobacco. The weigh' t
die beet and pork, flour, iron, wool and tuiurm
which they will be able to send to market ou. of the
state, in two or three years, if then* Isa good de
maud, will exceed iOU.OUd tons, for the inland
trade, by canals and roads or river navigation.
It has been estimated that upwards ol 50 million»
of bushels of grain were raised iu Ohio last season,
or more than 50 bushels for each inhabitant i
Ohio forwarded iGUI Imds. of tobacco to the
Baltimore market last ye r—chiefly ,b ; trans- orta
tum over the mountains—some by way of the Erie
amounts to two or more millions of dollars a vein
tum over by way
canal and New York !
Two large schooners intended for die West In
dia or coasting trade, are building n Cincinnati,
with several steam boats. Orders had been receiv
,.,1 there from South America for twenty printing!
presses, and the necessary type.
There were 28b arrivals at the port of Sandusky,
on Lake Erie, during th« last year 'Twelve years
ago this place was a part of the original wilderness.
lit twelve more, it vvi II be a large city,
There are many manufacturing establishments in
North Carolina, such as furnaces and forges, there
is much water power in this state, and it produces
cotton and rice» and nas abundance uHrofi ore ; and
part of the union is better fitted for rearing sheep
than the " upper country," or ricit western part of
it. North Carolina will become a great mauufactur !
in" and wool growing state, and increase her popula* ■
tioli and wealth as she advances in these things,-!
She unites, in herself, perhaps, greater natural ad- 1
vantages than anv other state. 'The returns of 1
lSlG.^-ave to her a production in manufactures,
amounting tn 4ti,653,152, and in lt)2(i< the itnper-l
tect returns shewed that 11,844 persons were em-i
ni-.ved in them, and probably subsisting 60.UÜU per-1
'„„„g. ,
The whole export of naval stores In 1820, was:
46,337 barrels of tar and pitch, and 96,157 of ro
sm and turpentine—together 142,494 barrels of
naval stores are workudVp annually in the distille
i-ies „f Boston, only, besides the tar and pitch used ;
in the cordage factories and ship yards, The home ;
consumption of these stores is several times greater
than the amount of the foreign export,
A late Rutland (Vermont) Herald, says—An ex
tensive bed of manganese of t.lie purest kind, has
recently been discovered in Chittenden, in thwcoun
try, on the farm of Wolcott H. Keeler, esq Wt
are informed that about 50 tons have al really been
do". It is said to be worth about S50 per ton.
Providence has a considerable share of foreign com
tm . rcu _|f rom the 1st of January to the 27th Aug.
of the present year, there arrived at that port 27
vessels from Havana. 8 from Matanzas.il from
oilier West India ports, 1 from Canton, and 12
from different parts of Europe.
The manufacturing town of Reading, Pa. has
only 771 dwelling houses, large ami small—but
the assessed value of property in the borough is
*1.698,885—* equal to 2,2011 dollars for every head
of a familv, supposing one to each house. Theas
sessable property is in lots and houses. What
other than a manufacturing town can compare with
this ?
'Two hundred and fifty stage«, hacks, gigs or
wamms passed a certain inn on the road between
Albmiy and Troy in one day of June 1826-and
y not to have been considered more than the
These cities are great cities of
no
appears
average number.
(internal trade, and the latter, also, of mamifac
tures.
liiere are about 150 acres planted with the
vine in York county, Pennsylvania—some also in
Lancaster, Adams, Cumberland, Westmoreland
and Chester. The crop has been profitable and
the cultivation is extending. In good seasons, the
product is equal to abuut 15 barrels of wine to the
About a million of bushels of salt are annually
manufactured on Kenawhu, Virginia.
* here were in New Voik in i825—2,2G4 grist j
•mil', 5.195 saw mills, 12i oil mills, 7G cotton lac
nines. 159 woollen f.ctones, 28 cotton and woollen
ta, innés, J, .,84 carding machines, 17Ü iron works,
o-l trip hammers, 1.129 distilleries, 2,105 naileries
—and the domestic (household) manufactures of
woollen, cotton and linen cloths umounted to near
y U.nuo.UbO yards in that year Several large j
manufacturing villages have been built since 1825,
an'! the cotton and iron manufactures have greatly
increased.
We believe that the navy of the United Slates is
entirely supplied with American canvass—as are
verv many of our merchant vessels. It has been
preferred by the navy buard, at all times composed
of practical and long experienced seamen, as beaer
than the foreign, And such is the extent and ex
ce'dence of our present lactones at Patterson and
elsewhere, that, though during the last war canvass
sold for one dollar per yard, it might, in uno
dim- such crisis, be sold at one third ol that price,
though pos-essmg much greater durability than the
j imported article. It is to the public spirit ot the
navy board that the establishment ol this important
manolacture is attributed, and especially to its ve
teran president, Rodgers,
There are between 40 and fitly steam boats that
,-t y between New York amt the aojaceot places east,
' iirili, west or south. Many thousand passengers
arrive or depart daily—sumetim s as many as tour
lundied mi a si"g!e boat ! _
The vii.age ol Dunkirk, on lake Erie, had 3G in
habitants in June. 1820, but iu last June 325—lite
* ght house at tins place is to be lighted with nalu -
at gas. ...
L is proposed to light the city of Pittsburg with
-Cive.a Oil. it is found iu abundance dealing on
1 e ne lace ot some of the creeks—and said that it
-V 1 ' be furnished at 25 cents per gallon, il a mar
t . was opened for use.
New Bediord is described as very flourishing. A
bout 100 vessels So 2,00d seamen, it is thought, are
-mployed in the whale fishery, (supplying oil tor the
lactones)—and the town contains (5,000 inhabitants,
I' is staled that 4,o00 l.-oms are in daily opera
Mon in Philadelphia, weaving the stronger or more
difficult stuff!» than those made by the power looms }
md computed that the whole annual value of labor
and profit caused by them is about 1,500,000 dollars
a year. The houses occupied and articles con
sinned by the laborers, make up no small item in
of the and ricul
acre*
was
by up
die concerns of the property-bidders and a ô ricul
mralists of that city and its vicinity.
One concern has shipped from the wharves on the
Schuylkill (Philadelphia,) one hundred cargoes of
coal during the present season. Twelve or fifteen
»ea-vesscls are often seen loading or discharging
at them, at one time.
The quadrant of Godfrey, the cotton gin ot |
Whitney, the application of steam to navigation by
Fulton, arid the card-making machine of Wittemore
are among the must important events in the progress
of power, and mastery of science over matter and
space. .. .
1 he canals of New York are happily called "riv
ersof gold" from the west and the n rtb.
Exce-s quantities of British woollens have lately
! been thrown into our market, as to co plete the
■ prostration of our manufactories, and sold at very
reduced prices. ( , „ . . . . .
1 'The Pennsylvania convention of the 27th ol June
1 last, in their address to the people of that stale,
said—"Pennsylvania has well nigh ceased to et
port to Europe, any thing, the growth ot her truitlul
soil, her exportations excepting manufactures, are |
reduced almost to the coasting trade } the manufac*
, tures of the eastern states which last jrèarconsum
ed upwards of six hundred thousand barrels of the
flour of the middle states being their principal mar
ket. In the mean while the citizens ol Pe-nusylva
nia boy abroad large quantities of woollens, hard
; wares, silks anil cottons, incurring hopeless debts
; or paying for them at the most ruinous disadvan
tages. In the midst ot natural influence and liabi
tual industry, penury and degradation are mevita
ble, unless'the citizens of Pennsylvania use their
own means to procure at home the clothing and com
mndities they require. The rich and athletic com
mon wealth "must be reduced like a spendthrift to
want and wretchedness, unies» it cehses to depend on
others, fur what with proper attention it can do for
itself. -
"Those alone who never practice frugality, re
commend that as a remedy. No doubt it is a vir
tue without which all the rest are unavailing. But
it avails nothing to be frugal when nothing can be
sold, for saving is worse than useless when nobody
will buy. ,
" All the farming states are in the same predica
ment. Excepting sonie little commerce^amoog
themselves, they have hardly any left at all-"
The Edinburg Review, taking deduction from
"a careful examination of (acts,' scruples not to
assert "than the health, morals, ami «nie taenee,
» f »lie population, have all gamed by the estab.tsh
meut ol the-present manufacturing system.
There is no doubt ot this—tor however wretched
the overworked and underfed manufacturers ol
Great Britain mav be. pauperism and crime is more
than one half less in the mu tin featuring than in the
agricultural districts. This is ttie best possible evî
ilence of greater morality or intelligence and ranrö
abundant means of subsistence, in the lorinei thail
iu the latter.
CURE FOR CONSUMPTION
From the National Intelligencer.
Prince William County, ( Va.) Sept. 26 .
qentlf.men: Having recently witnessed the poW~
et-ful e tiect of a little vegetable', apparently simple, •
j n a case of a formidable pulmonary disease, and
wishing to make the facts as public as possible, I
have to request you to permit mé to d<Mt. ihrojigfc
the medium of your widely circulating paper
\ very respectable man, Joseph Hains, aboüt 41
years old, formerly Postmaster at Rock Hill, neat'
Mtddieburg, London county, was forfive years stib-»
j ect to distressing «Sections of the lungs, Thefirst
three years he had only periodical discharges of
blood from them} but for the last two years he dis-»
charged large quantities both of blood and pus} fro»»
q lle „tly from half a pint to a pint of the former at
a time, attended with a most harrassing and suffl.c.a-*
t„,g tu ugh. He was greatly reduced, and so fat*
|g, llie p, what his friends thought consumption, that
they entirely despaired of him, and abandoned all
hopes of his ever being restored} as the ordinary
remedies, ami ahnu3t every thing that could bd
thought of, had been tried tn vain. 1
Having been a patient of mine, as Well äs a päfti*
cular friend, l could not view widmut the deep.es«
sensibility,his deplorable condition, and had myself,
relinquished any hope ot his surviving. In this ties 4
pirate situation« ue was advised to try the Liver-*
wort, in the lurra ot iniuston, or strong .tea, to lid
used cold, as a count,on drink, In less timfi teit
clays he derived the most positive benefit, and itl
jour or five weeks, every Violent symptom bad van 4
ishetl—No cough, no expectoration or discharge ot
blood or matter—a fine appetite, general health nitidt
improved, gaining flesh and strength rapidI V« and
suc |, a change in his whole appearance, as both its*
tonished andjdelighted every triend lie had It hatt
- been more than eight weeks since he Common-'
ced the use ol the Liverwort, and although he mi»h6
now dispense with it, yet lie will continue il f >r
weeks, or even months.—He is not the only one that!
fias experienced its salutary influences,
several others in his neighbourhood who have be-. n .
laboring under breast complaints, or pulmonary çun*
sumption, and who have been relieved by it. ■
y will now endeavor to describe the Liverwoi. tfi
Ruch a manner as shall enable the most common oh
server to trace ami distinguish it. It grows n o
along the Nurdt sides of bills and mountain, -a; it
strong places—the leaves are small, frequently sniai
} | er , but seldom larger than a dollar—they Wvgaen
and roundish, but deeply notched, so ns to divide*
the leaf into three lobes, witb a round sleodet stem,
varying in length from about two inches to three m*
in f OU r j of a slight purple cast. '1 his, as Well as the
leaf itself, is a little downy ; but, In addili ft th this, .
the leaf is beset with fine, short hair, somewhat stiff,
'There are-. ,
leaf itself, is a little downy ; but, In addili ft th this, .
the leaf is beset with fine, short hair, somewhat stiff, _
On shewing this, there is nothing remarkable ill liitî- '
taste, except a slight degree, of pungency and flit; ih-'
gency, which imparts tothe mouth after chewing 16
some time—the tea is rather pleasant than otherwise,
Should its general application be attended witli tint
| la ppy results that its partial exhibition has Beeti*
what'an acquisition will it be to the Materia Mediti*
,,f the United States, and to the sufferings bildet *
malady which affords one of the greatest outlets to
human life! It was the opinion of Doctor Rush»
une of tin» prélat luminaries iii the Kepüblic af Md*
dicine,that there is a remedy for every physical etilj
and time and science will probably realize it; (
1 have enclosed a leaf of the Liverwort, ImpiHg
that it may Ue convenient for you to have it repr«J
sen ted in the Intelligencer,
1 am, very respecting. Vour ol
U1U. r. HBKc.rUKU
[The plant above destribed is so familiarly kiiowffs
that we doubt whether any iinc.olored engraving of
l-ff would aid materially the diffusion of the know!- 1
| edge of it. It is known to botanists by the hatiiö
of Hepatica Trilobajn name derived, like the fämtj
liar name of it, from its pet-iihar appearänhe,) äfitj
|,|-uws on the shady and moist side of hills.
The following technical account of Hie HepMitd
Triloba, taken from Bartons '•Fima FluladeL
phica," accompanied by a familiar description, alaa,
i„ m , the same work, may facilitate the discovery of
the article by those who are disposed to make a trial
ol its virtues! «»„
"Class Potyamlna; order Polygyma, geflu« l.e
patica} species triloba: caylix 4 leaved} petals 6 -
seeds naked} leaves three lobed very entire} -jes
round obtuse; scape one flowered, .
"Familiar Description .—-Oaeof theäarlies. ol
ing Spring plants, often flowering before the ieav
have come up, and while snow is yet on the ground;!
- j flowers purple—rarely white. In woods Under lulletf
and decayed leaves, on rich soil. Commotij par»
! entiial} March till May."
Barton's Flora Philadelphicà,V,^. p, 23,
——
Yai.R Coi-IEgë.— T here ai e jorty-tme gratlüafësof
this College now living, or supposed to be living«
w ho left the institution sixty years ago Slid upwards«
I nc | u j|ng the above, there are ninety-four persons
ni)vy |j v jng, who graduated at this College before tlid
iy ec | ara ti on () f American Independence,
j 1ahvajid 0, LL!4 0 V,.—Of this venerable îosfl*
t | Jt>1 . p arg noW i', v i n ,r, a graduate of the elasb
o( . ^ ( , )r _ HoUl , k8> ,, f Salem) an fl one ö f tW
class of 1759, ML Hill, öf Boston,
,.r lanosee rio-if
French Amo/.—On the first of Janttaty next, B
is estimated that France will have afloat o9 ships of .
the line, «5 frigates, and 194 smaller vessels..
ha

xml | txt