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% y • v V g “ '4 - % JiV^ H ^c. H vH ^ aud Stores to Rent. - \ three story brick house, at the fr.TO mnferot’Kiiucan-* Henry nr-etj, j EC I! rith nr without the store an icel »5LXii»'tr belonging thereto. A Urge store and-cellar with three good rooms’,m Ijoinmg the former * \ t fiJ brick house an l store, on Kin*, between Pdrick in J Hmiiy streets. 1’ \'o new two story 'Tick houses, on ta mer m street, near the theatre. , A t VO storv brick house, cm Roval-s . lately inhabited by Mr. Charts Pyler. with a garden, stable, cow-house, and a dum;» at the kitchen door. Nf B All these homes are suitable lor reso n Ubv families, and possession ran be now hid at very moderate rents. Also a small brick dwelling house, on Princess, n ir Royal street—possession to he had ?9th inst. E tduire of_ >HN1>EV1LLE k LARMOUR. july 20_ ** To Rent, . That large commodious brick warehouse, lately occupied by Fj» * • teorge Kincaid; alBo. the fnme k IKii I welling house, and store adjoin ing. The above r roperty is well situated for lh<* flour and grocery business, will be rent*41 low to goo l tenants, and possession given imme Jiately. A ,Tr,nn#r.VT * J AM Eta SANDERSON. july 8___liL Fi>i* Sale or Rent, A commodious two story brick * Iwellin* house, upon a half acre lot, corner of Fairfax and Jeffer son streets. For terms apply to DWIGHT METCALF. September 24 __ < dtf_ Valuable Property for bale. I- . That valuable* wharf, ware houses, and dwelling house, known m a Za> bv the ,iarne °f Conzecy's Wf arf, ft “JJIisituated between Queen and Pnn cess streets. Terms made known on ap plication to the subscriber, fhe property will he divided to suit purch isers. It not soi \ at private sale, it will be > fibred at auction, on the promises, on MONDAY, the 15th NOVEMBER, at 12 o'clock. M. sept 26 tf WM. HERBRR T. , To Lt't, 0\ moderate terms, a three story . Srick H >use, in a centrtl part ot HiJlthe town, well calculated tor a private family, or a genteel V>arl*»c muse. Possession given on or before the first of December next. En quire of the Printer._j‘,ne 23_ Building Lots or Sole. fiJUNDRY good lots upon ra:«eron, Pitt O and Queen streets, on libera! credit, at reasonable prices to purchasers who would •%'ild thereon. For term= enquire ot lW ll,er^"NDEVlLLE & LARMOUR. October 13 _iL_ j For Sale or Rent, IIH \T valuable, property called CON WAY’S WHARF, with the IFare 0 >uses thereon fronting on F nion-street. The warehouses will be rented separately ifreouirod. For tenn, ^ August 25___ ^ __ For Sale, THE HOUSE and LOT in which I used to reside in the town of Alexan iria, containingan acre ot ground, on W a'hing lon-street, being one of the most agreeab'e aitmtioas tor a genteel family in that tow n. For terms and a view of the-property, app> to Jitmei T. McKenna, esq. who is fully authorized to treat tor and dspo-.e of the'-me, and will explain any fmts res pectin it may b..re^ir«<l6pKiNTS Ifill andO.le, Vpril^_ 77 Z I*... t.’ 1' . T’HS elegant estate is situated on the :,,i‘oiihc, 16 mites below Ylexandria -^•i! is ftoun le i on three si le- by the Poto mac oi l I'ohick crank, and contains nearly ?,><)> .acres of land, level an l fertile, to which arc attached six sh i i ;nd Imrr.na fi-herics, two <»i which command ^tfw* n t channel. This • Hid will he lai 1 o!f* in four tracts. so as to n ive one or more fi*h eries to each : these tracts will he again di vide 1 if require. Y iis estate is level and beautifully situated, very Grille, and re markably healthy. Phister acts with an effect equal to that ol any part of V irginia or i'enn ylvania.—l haveiised aOOhu-hels in twelve months, and such is its; beneficial operation, that were l to keep this land I £i'l considerably increase the quantity. A manufacturing mill is distant about two mile- on a stream navigable for vessels “vfacr t’2(X> bushels ot wheat, where the B tit t more and Oist. of Columbia prices are mv->!< for grain: being bounded on 3 sides by n-Ver a smaU extent only of fence is ne cessary to inclose the whole: it would be admirably adapted to grazing. The mi f . nrovements are a large and very STWhubstantial brick mansion, 40 by as ■ 70 feet, with every necessary out *5yJlino0se three commodious barns, houses for Negroes, and fish houses at each of *h* fisheries. 120,000 bricks and 1000 bushels of lime are ju3t burnt on the pre mises There is a considerable extent ol live fence, both u=efid and ornamental, two orchards of well selecte d apples and peach, bed !#>* an abundance of other choice fruit More than 150 icres are in clover, 200 in com and land is in Preparation for sowing 050 hustols of small grain. Yn> quantity ! of HV on be cut from-the low smun* ■ • soin- .if (vil ill have hevn > recW'm+A it a trifling expense. Hie river, an I creeks, abound with wild fowl, oarti- j cuhrly canvass backs, the woods "’’th doer, and a varietv .,f ;>ther game. M -k s. cat tle, hkhlv improved sheep, farming uten spIs an \ household furniture can be had. Tb® terms of sale will be accommodating. Property in any of the cities, negroes, bank shack* western lands, or Ignis near the Ri dge, will be taken in payment.—Letters ^ Se addresj -l to me it °ohick Church, fcs;'rf*x county, Virginia. * ScptMMe- 4 GEORGE MASON. Lumber Tmrfl, JU the lower end of Jute Sired. THE subscriber Ins just reserved a largr assortment of shingles, which have been inspected agreeably to a 'ate law ol [he corporation, and will be soid at the customary prices, with the necessary de duction for cull ings—also, other lumber ot various kinds, all of which will be sold as f low as at any other Limner Yard in the dis trict. ELISHA TALBOTT. 3 mo 23_ ___ ; New Edition OF THE IHKRTCAY GARDENER, CONTAINING ample directions for working a kitchen garden every month in the year; and copious instructions tot ihe cultivation of flowergarlens, vineyards, nurseries, hop yards, green houses and hot houses. By John Gardiner, and by David Hepburn, late gardeners to governor Mercer and ge neral Mason. To which it added, A Treatise ou Gardening, by a Citizen of Virginia. AI<o, a few hints on the culti vation of Native Vines; and directions tor makng Domestic VVines. For sale by J. KENNEDY & SON. March 30 th Pitt Henry P. Wuitney, Corner of Prince Sr Fairfax-strcets, RESPEC I’FULLY acquaints his cus tomers and the public in generd, that he has just received a well assorted stock of SEASONABLE GOODS, con sitting of superfine, fine, common £ coarse cloths, cassitneres, cassinetls. relvet cord, flannels, with a good assortment ol domes tic goods, of different kinds ; together with hats, boots 4* shoes ; all of which will be sold cheap tor cash, and Franklin and Mechanics’Bmk paper received in pay mem. Every description of ready made cloth ing constantly on hand at the lowest pri ces, and any kind of second-h utd cloth ing taken tn exchange for new. September _wfmtm S. I)i •inv, Merchant Tailor, Removed from, Fairfax-street to the corner of King and Columbus streets, and his prices falling RESPECTFULLY acquaints his custo mers and the citizens in general that he nas re i: >vcd as above, where he will study to give satisfaction. He has by him a small but well assorted stock of goods, which will be found on inspection to be of the best quality, the whole of which he j wishes to sell low for cash, and is further , inducements to purchasers he offers to cut ; out any goo Is, bought of him to any size or pattern gratis. S Drew aware, of the advantage a ready money busineso has over one where long credit is given, think* that a distinction ought to he ini le in the prices in each case; and as the price of provisions are low at present, he is glad to be able to announce to those customers who will fee I disposed to pay him ready money for his work, that he will reduce the price of making to them according to the present journeymen’s wa ges ; and to preveflt any supposed imposi tion on the one hand or disatidactiou on the oilier he is willing to be governed by the printed regulations of prices by which the journeymen are paid in Alexandria. __ N. B. Bread, flour, beef, groceries, li quors or any thing valuable taken in ex ch mge for clothes. S Drew has this day opened a taye.rr. in the same house, where he bus laid in a a supply of Philadelphia and the district porter and ale, together with liquor* of the best quality, and h^’fept.s confident that he shall be able to give s dnfaction to all who will 'lease to fivor him with a call.— fTe is titling up his house for the accommo dation of boarder*, travellers, &c. and from its central situation, good beds and slab ling, together with other requisites, he pre*u neslhal it will be louud a conveni ent establishment._may -b> District of Columbia, County of Alexandria, to zt if. 0\ the petition of Jacksox Sturgis, ,i) insolvent debtor, confined in the jail of \b v n bu county, for debt ; No tice h hereby given to toe creditors of thc said Jackson Sturgis, that on the first Mon dav in October next, .it ten o clork. a. m. at the court-house of said county, the oath prescribed by an act of Congiess of the United St ites, entitled *’ an act tor the relief >f insolvent debtors in tlie dis trict ofColumbia,” will be admini-tered to the sai l insolvent, and a trustee appoint ed, unless suificieiit caiL-e to the contrail be then an t there shown. Ordered, that thif no:ice be published twice a week lor • .vo weeks in both new-paners before that day.—By order of the Hon. William Cranch, chiel judge of tne United State Circuit Court of the District of Columbia. Teste, EDMUND I. LEE, C. C. September 24_2.\\\2w District of Columbia, Alexandria rowdy, to &jt, WHEREAS. JILSON DOVE, cm the county of Alexandria, hath, by hi* petition in writing, applied to the honora ble William Crotch, chief-judge of the district of.Columbia, to be admitted to ’.he benefit of the act of congress for the reliel of insolvent dchtofs within the district of Columbia aforesaid ; and has stated there in, that lie is in actual confinement in the j jail ot Alexandria county, at theNnit of j William H. Hannon, and being unable to discharge the said claim, with others a gain-thira, has offered to d-liver up to die use ot his creditors, all Ins property, real, personal and mixed.-—Notice is therefore given to the creditors ot the *aid Jilson Dove, thd on the first Monday in October next, at ten o’clock in the forenoon, at the Court-house in Alexan dria, the oath of an insolvent debtor will be administered to the said Jilson Dove, and a trustee appointed, agreeably to the said act of Congress, unless cause to be then and there shewn to the contrary. gv order ot the honorable VVm. Uranch, Chief Judge of the District of Columbia, this 21st day of September 131b. EDM. 1. LEL.c. c. September 23 Saw * % % District of Columbia, Alexandria County to RY<, ( .0,0 v April Term. S IN CHANCERY. Thomas Pre>ipn, Complainant, Again it Thomas D. Tracey, DitiM Ro-< ami Jo nah hrfT>':jL Defonlants. r|^;IE lefeoiiht ThPmas D. Tnceynol A paving eot* rod ins appearance and given security according to the statute and 1 the rufos of this court, and it appearing to | the satisfaction ol the court, upon aiii l ivit, ■ that the said defendant is not m inhabitant 1 of this District—on motion ot the coinpl.aui- i ant, by his comiael, :t is ordered, that the , 9aid (^'fendant 1o appear h -re on the first I day ot November term next, and enter his j appearance n> the suit, and gi\*e securi'y i for performing the decrees of the court ; and that the other defendants, Duvi 1 Ross and Jonah Isabel!, do not pay away, con vey, or secrete, the debts by them owing to, or the estate or effects in their hands belonging to the said ab*ptit defendant un til the further order or decree ot this court; and that a copy of this or ler be forthwith published for two months successively in one of the public newspipers published in j Alexandria; and that anbthercftpy be post-, ed at the Iront door ot the court house of said county. A copy. Teste, EDMUND i. LEE, C. C. June 14___ District of Columbia, Alexandria County to ITit, £ jo^p April Term. ) ° IN CHANCERY. Evan P. Taylor, Complainant, Against Peter S.mnders and James Anderson, De-; fondants. rllE Jefendant Peter Saunders not hav ing enter* I his appear mce and given security according to the statute an 1 the rules of this court, an i Reappearing to the satisfaction ot the court. upon affidavit. that the said defendant is not an inhabit >nt of this District—on motion ot the complain-! ant, hy his counsel, it b ordered, that the said defend nit do appear here mi the first day of November term next, an i enter his appearance to the -uit, and give security for performing the decrees ot the court; and that the other defendant, .Aimes An derson, do not pay away, convoy, or se crete the debts hy him owing to, or the es tate or effects in his han Is belonging to the , said absent defen lant, Peter Saunders, un-1 til the further order or decree ot this court; and that a copy ot' this order be forthwith j published (or two months successively in j one of the public newspapers poblidi^d in Alexandria: and that another copy be post ed at die front door of t ie court house ol said county, A copy. Teste, ED MU \T D I. LEE, C. District of ’olumbii, Alexandria County. in Hit.) ,010 Ipril Term, > U* AV CIILYCFRY. Robert G. Violeil. Complainant, Against Char-os Tyler, Robert S Black lock an 1 Chrtsfupher Neale. Defer,d nts. rl!:E defendant Charles Tyler, not ha ving entered his appearance, and gi ven security according to the >[■.lute and t.he rules ot tlii* court, and it appearing to the satisfaction of the* court, upon affidavit, 'hat the said Charles F\ler is riot an inha bitant of this District: on motion of flie complainant, bv his counsel, it is ordered, that the said defendant do appear here on the first day hi November term next, an I enter his appearance to the suit, and give security for performing the decrees of the court; and that the other defendants, Ro bert S. Blackiock an 1 Christopher Neale, do not pay away, convey or secrete tin debts by them owing to, or the estate or effects in their hands belonging to the said absent det-.n lant, until (he further order or decree of this court: and that a copy ot t!:i- order be forthwith published t**r two month* successively in one ot the public upwspape*. published in Alexandria ; an t th it another copy be posted at the front door of the court house ot said county. A copy. Teste. * EDMUND !. LEE, C. C. june 9 ' ________ District* or Columbia, Alexandria CovnUj in Wit. ) jg p April Term \ IY CHA.YCFJIY. Thomas Lawrason, Complainant, >\ _ . Elizabeth Haskins, William L. Haskins,| John H. Ladd, ‘\ecutor. and Sarah Ladd, I executrix, ol ,/ohu G. Ladd, deceased. t -IXilE defendant Elizabeth Haskins, not 1 having entered her appearance end gi ven securbv according to tbe -tatufe and the rule- of ibis court, and it appearing to the satisfaction of »!>e court, upon alfHavit. that the -aid defendant is not an inhabitant ot this District —on motion of the said com plainant, by hi?counsel, it is ordered, rI hat th** «aid delen lant does appear litre on the first day.of November term next, and an swer the bill of the complainant ; and that the other defendant6. John II Ladd, exe cutor. .and S trail Ladd, executrix, of John • H Ladd. d< ce sed, do not pay away, con-j v!>y o»‘ secrete th'* debt* by th;-m owing to, or die **?fate or effects in their hands be-! longing to tne said absent defendant until th*1 further order or decree of this court; i and that a copy of tbi- order be forthwith j inserted for two months successively incite I of the opbiic newspapers published in Alex-; iiidru ; and that anoiher copy be pasted at \ the (rent door »<f the court house of said ; countv. A copy. Teste, El) TUN'D L LEE, C, C. 100 Dollars Reward. R \Nt aw a \r on ihe 25th of AprH lc*l,' a man celled N ED. formerly the ffro perlyofMr. Fitzbugh, ot Fairfax, nnd.bv aim so!»I *o Hepburn 5: Dundas. He had on wiv*n he went aWay an old country blue and white cloth coat, and kersey trowsers —his right hand in a sling.in consequence of tiiP kick of .a horse Ned is .a stupid looking fellow, and Imitates very much when lie speaks l will*give fifty dollars if appreliened in the District, or the above reward fur apprehending him out of the District, so that I get him again. AGNES DUNDAS. Mount Eagle, May 19 d^ithwfetf District of Cotuiiilh#* Alexandria County to Hit,) t oin /) ♦) rf% f 1 O I vf* Ayrii I inn, > 7JV CHAKCEJiY. Alexander Henderson, Complainant, agai list Childs &. Witherspoon, and Thomas H. Howland, Defendants. Hphe defend ml*. -Childs& Witherspoon, JL not having entered their appsar.mce and given security according to the aintu'e arid the rule* of this court ; and it appear ing to the satisfaction of the court, upon affidavit, thaNire said defendants are not: inhabitant1: of tins District—on motion of the said complainant, by iiis counsel, it is or lered. tint the said defendants <ioap-» pear here on the 1st day of November term next, and answer the bill of the coinpl tin-, ant ; and that the other defendant, Tho- j mas H. Howland,do not pay aw »y. convey, i or secrete the ieSts by him owing to. or! the estate or effects in his hands belonging j to the said absent defendants until the fur ther order «»r decre? of this court; and that a copy of this order be forthwith inserted for two months successively in one of the public newspapers published in Alexan dii.i; and that another copy be posted at the fiontvdoor of the court house of -aid county. A cony Teste. EDMUND I. LEE, C. C. june 10 Whs Cominitttd. TO the jail for the county of Alexandria on the 3d inst. as a runaway, a negro man called BEN HENDERSON, sup posed to he the property of George Thorn ton, of King George county. The sa d negro is about 50 years of age ; 5 feet 6 inches high ; hal f head ; and a shoemaker hy trade. The ow;ner is desired to come prove property, pay charges, and take him away, ’otherwise ha- will be disposed of as the law directs. * AND V. ROUNSAVELL, se m he r 3_bailor. 100 Dollars lie ward. RAN away on the 28th of April, from the farm of the. subscriber, in Dogue Neck, Fairfax Co. Virginia, negro HAR RY/aged about twenty three years, about five feet ten inches high, very black, well buiii, has a considerable impediment in bis speech, when spoken (o evinces much con fusion,and replies ahlost unintelligibly : h i t on w b‘-n be left home, a much worn soil of domestic cloth. I have every reason to believe that he is endeavoring to pass fora free man, and as such went olf in some of , the hay craft during the late fishing season. • All masters of vessels are. forewarned from ; harboring or taking into their employ said ! negro, under penalty of having the law ri gidly enforced against them. 1 will give twenty dollars, if taken in the county of Fairfax, <*.r di.-trict of Columbia ; it be yond that distance, the above reward, pm vi led be is secured in fail so that l get him again. WILLIAM MASON. Charles Counfv, Md. June I. The editors of the National Intelligent cerand Baltimore Federal Gazette will in sert the above until forbid, and send their account* to Port Tobacco lor payment. June* II _t~t 100 Dollars lie ward. WILL give the above reward to any I 3 person who will return to my posses- ! -ion, negro LA WHENCE, who assumes (he siruame of FE \ VVICK. This fellow left tnv farm, on the Wicomico river, in C'iiarbs county, ;Md. on the 8to July, in consequence of his own outrageous con duct tow ,rds my overseer. He is a negro of a line erect figure, goo I fen lures, a smooth black skin, either above the pud dle stature, of a youthful appearance for one ot thirty years of. age, and of great plausibility and natural smartness. His ears grow remarkably close to his head, and oil the inside of his lower lip he has a white mark or -pot. 1 purchased him 4 years ago ot the estate of Mrs. P. H. Courts, of this county. 1 amird (bvcir cymstances w hich have come io my know ledge since he absconded,) to believe 'hat he will endeavor to make his way to King George county, Vg. ; should he not take this route, he will probably lie met with in tlie District of Columbia, or in the upper counties of Ibis state, on hi* »vay to Pennsylvania. I apprehend he will change his name, and if committed tojail, refuse to state to whom he belongs, as the mis conduct which preceded his departure, &. his absconding, have all appeared since, to have been profile lilaled. He took all his ClOIlies Wliii mm, m which lie nan i.ti^ number; among them—a new bear-skin o\er-coat, a long close-bodied blue coat, a pair of striped jean pantaloons, one or more wSiite waistcoats, besides many arti cles of coarse cloathing ; these, however, he will probably exchange, or sell them for cash to defray his travelling expenses. I will give the above reward to any per son who will bring him home to me, or FIFTY DOLLAFS if confined in jail, and notice given me, ?o that I recover him.— Should he be taken out of the slate, l will also pay all reasonable costs and charges which may attend the bringing him home. 1. T. STQDDERT, West Hatton, near Allen’s Fresh Post Office, Charles county, Maryland, aug. 6 dtf j THIS Snuff, as celebrated for its agree b!e fragrance as for its efficacy in the i cure of recent catarrh and slow nervous j headache, is u-ed and approved by the pre sent professor of eliemi.Hry in the univerd* ty of Cambridge, Mass, and by some of the most respectable gentlemen of the faculty in the Urnfcd .States—It is also particular ly recommended by Dr V\ ateiiiousc, late professor of the theory and practice 01 phy sic, in the above seminar}'—whose certifi cate accoinp.Miic’1 each bottle.—Sold by JAMES KENNEDY k SON, Bole Agents for Alexandria. k \ • Port Tobacco locboy r],,i, Races. " " I W o.VucS'day Zte! Ir,?i tober next—on which day a pi n run lor accordine to the rubs of the ( ;u'1 four iv.i'es and repeat, free for ad ae, , ° •' On Yv UDNESD \V a pui'-e will f„! r, for, three mile* and repeat, free forali - ges, the winning horse of the first dav pv." cepted. ; On THURSDAY a saddle at-d |o will be run for, one nub- and rt-p« lor saddle horses nf Prince Geer,i'J <■' Mary’s or ('barbs a until.«. Thu two first day* carrying u<>;g!it« cording to the rules ol the* Wn-hii.gionYji’y jockey club. The third day a K»*aib#*j * Thu pUfSewill be as respecial!.. ,.,.<*.1 -1_intulv. FHOSPKUTI’S Of a new periodical work to be puMi^berf in the city of Washington, < otitled the' V* as\nug\on VU.V£lVl\UV\. cr f Uev. WM Hawley. Wadundon t ; ilev. WM. H. Wilmer. A.. vmdr.: _ £ ' Rev. Oliver Norms, Ab\.n,;-,? ° iRev Repel Keith. Georudon n." ’ Assisted by everai other literary xtmlc.nt 1 of the Frotestunt Episcopal Church JF any apology wne nues'aiy tor undertaking, it may be 1. u.„i jn tbe fact, that there is no publication on a sitr.i lar jdan, in all that audit n oi ,>ut country lying south of New York, and but one ia the whole of the United State*, i: been matter of equal surprize and rearer that the Episcopal Church should be 5(1| • behind other Christian denoinmatioi,, n similar efforts to disseminate tin- priikinl, of religion and piety. At a period like (lie present, -When the Lord is piepann* bn way on earth, by the most remarkable tf. forts of human agency, and the most woj,. dei fill ouention* ot his ornvid UflCf* nn.r i grace—when we perceive in every par' ij Christendom, a praise-worthy t-iuiibrjoQ to share in the glorious work ol' filling 'be earth with llknowledge of the only true God, and his Son Jesus Citrus! ; it would seem criminal for any to vvithnold tin ire. ertions however feeble, in the great enter prise ot human happiness and sdv.'i.m. The editors have, there fore, felt it th -g duly to make this humhle effort to supply this acknowledged deficiency on tic pait of the church in this section of the c<> ;ntryf an-1 to bear their share in the comtiioncx ertions of Christians to promo*, th*- Itr; deeiner** Kingdom. 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