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Mr. Adams carried in hi? pocket. I am not sure*
It belenged to his office. By Mr. Whiting?I recognize no other article. Dr. Chitton cailed?the acids of a sink would cop-ode iron; they would blacken silver. This haif dollar is tarnished but not corroded. The pencil case is also tarnished. This effect might have taken place in a few days in warm weather. On clothes there is no particular effect produ~ed. Corrosion will go on more rapidly when the silver is adulterated. Mr. Seiden said they were through. Mr. Whiting r*-ad from his brief the references to various authorities he should refer to on circum? stantial evidence, and on the meaning of ' malice aforethought.' The Court adjourned till 4 o'clock. Four o'clock. The testimony having been completed, Mr. Em? mett commenced summing up for the defence.? He began by remarking with considerable severity upon the coarse the Public Prosecution had taken in this trial, especially with reference to that branch of the trial concerning the probable use of a pistol by CoJt. He found fault also with the species of testimony and insinuation that had been introduced. Still he would r; o-censure the District Attorney for the course he had taken, as he was the best judge of his own duty in the case. He commented upon the remark* which had been made with reference to the wealth and influ? ential friends of the prisoner; saying that so far was he from being wealthy that his counsel have never received and never expected to receive the slightest compensation for their services. Mr. Emmen alluded to the apparent atrecity of the horrid deed, to the intense excitement which per? vades the public mind with relation t? it and the power of the press, as influences! against which the prisoner had to contend. The testimony concerning the findirigof salt in the box was also briefly reviewed and its discrepancies pointed out, as was that of the milkman concerning seeing a man preparing a box in the area of the granite building. He then went on to say that so far as yet appears, we are left to conjecture as to a great part of this transac? tion. He then supposed a case?that Colt should he defending himself, and should slate all the circum? stance* which really transpired, as he would have a perfect right to do. Mr. Emmett said that he would make a statement like that he now intended to read. It was an exact copy of a written state? ment put into his hands; by Mr. Colt himself. Mr. Ernrnr-tt also wished to assure tho jury in the most solemn manner, that Colt had positively en? joined him from the first to take in; course which should prevent him from making a full disclosure of nil the facts. Mr. Emmett regretted extremely that this statement had not been made at tho first examination ; but he would take the whole blame to himself. Ho wished the statement to have whatever weight it might be entitled to. He then read the following ( on!Vaeioa of Colt. Samuel Adams culled on Friday at my office, as near as I can recollect, between the hours of 3 and 4 o'clock. Whether he had any special object in view in corning at that time- or not, I cannot say. When he entered the office I was sitting ut my table as usual, and was at that time engaged in looking over a manuscript account book, as I hail been engaged on this work for one or two days previous : that is, 1 was reading over the entries and reconsidering the arithmetical calculations be? longing to the entries, &.c. Mr. Adams seated himself in a chair near to the table, and within an arm's length of myself?so near that, had we both leaned our heads forward toward ench other, I have no doubt, but that they would have touched. I at once spoke of my account with him, which he had, at rhy*request, handed to Hie some ten or twelve days before. I stated to him that his ac? count was wrong, and read to him at the same time the account as I had made it out on another piece of paper, and requested him to alter his ac? count as [ had it. He objected to this at. first, saying that I did not understand printing. He, however, altered his figures as I read them from my account, as J made the remark that I would give $10, or some such sum, if I was not right. After he had altered hi.-> figures, and on looking it over, he said that he was right at first, and made the remurk that 1 meant to cheat him. [In the meantime we had both been figuring, on separate paper, parts of the uccouhl.] Word followed word, lill it came to blows. The words, " j'onlie,'' were passed, and several slight blows, and until I received a blow across my mouth and nose, which caused my nose slightly to bleed. [ do not know that. I felt like exerting myself to strong defence. I believe I then struck him most violently with my fist. We grappled with euch other ivt this lime; and 1 found myself shoved to the wall, with my aide and hip to the table. At this time he had his hand in my neck-handkerchief, twisting it so that I could scarcely breathe, ami at the same time pressing mr hard upon the wall and table. Then was a hammer on the table, which 1 then seized and instantly struck him over the heud. At this time [ think his hat was nearly in rhv face, and his face, 1 should think, was downwards. I do not think he saw me seize the hammer. The seizing of the hammer and the blow were instanta? neous. 1 think this blow knocked his hat off, but will not be positive. At this time 1 enly tcmeraber id" his twisting my neck-handkerchief so tight that it seemed to me us though I lost all power of rea? son ; still 1 thought 1 was striking away with the hammer. Whether he attempted to get the ham? mer from me or not, I cannot say; I do not think he did. The first sense of thought was, it seem1, as though his hand or something brushed from my neck downward. I cannot say that 1 had any sense or reflection till 1 heard a knock at the door. Vet there is a faint idea still remaining that 1 shoved him off'from me, and that he fell over; but of this I cannot say. 1 heard the knock on the disor: 1 was instantly started, and am fully conscious of going and turning the key so as to lock it. 1 then sat down, for I felt very weak and sick. After sit? ting u few minutes, and seeing so much blood, i think I went and looked at poor Adams, who breathed quite loud for several minutes, threw his arms out, and was silent. 1 recollect at this time taking him by tiie hand, which seemed lifeless ; and a horrid thrill came ever me that I had killed him. About this time some noise started me; 1 feit agitated or frightened and 1 think 1 went to the door to see it I had fastened it and took the kev out and moved down the slide. 1 think 1 stood for a minute or two listening t0 hear if the aftrav ha.! caused any alarm. 1 believe I then took ? soa: neat the window. It wu^ a cool, damp day, and the window had been closed all day except" about six or eight inches at the top, which L let down when 1 first went to the office and which re? mained down all the time I occupied it. I remained in the same seat, 1 should think. Un? at least an hour without moving unless it was to draw the curtains of the window close, which were within reach. My custom had been to leave the curtain about one third drawn from the side of the w-iadow towards Broadway. The blood at this time was spreading over the door. There was u great quantity and I felt alarmed lest it should leak through into the apothecarv's store. 1 tried to stop it by tying my handkerchief around his neck tight. This appealed to do no good. I then looked about the room for a piece of twine and in a box which stood in the room, after paitially pulling out some awning that was in it, I found" a piece of cord, which I tied tight round his neck; took my hand? kerchief oil' and his stock too'I think. There was then. 1 discovered, so much blood, and the fear of its ieaking through the tioor. caused me to take a towel and gather with it all I could, and rinse it into the pail I had in the room. The pail was. I should think, at that time about one-third fell of water, and the blood filled it at lees: anotner | third full. Previous to doing this I moved the | bodv towards the box end pulled out part of the awninetorestitonandcorered it with the re mainder. I never ?w bia face afterwards After soaking up all the blood I could, whtch I d-d as etiJl and hastily as possible, I took my seat again near the window, and began to think what j was Best to do. About this time some one knes-ked ! at the door, to which of course I paid no attention. Mr horrid situation remained from this time 'till dark, a silent space of time of still more horrid refaction. At dusk of the evening, and at the same time some omnibuses were passisg, I carefully opened the door and went out as still a3 possible, 'tnd I thought unobserved. I crossed into the Park and w-n: down from ther.ee to the City Hotel, rsy pur? pose being to relate the circumstance to a brother who was stopping at this house. I saw him in the front reading room engaged in conversation with two gentlemen. I s,poke to him, a few words pas-ed between us. and seeing that he was en? gaged I altered my purpose and returned as !ar as the Park. I walked up and down the Park, think? ing what wa3 best to de. Many things I thought of, among others was going to some magistrate, and relating the facts to him. Then the horrors of the excitement, a trial, public censure und i 1 se an i foul reports that wou-d be raised by the many who would stand ready to make the best appear worse than the worst, for the sake of a paltry pit? tance gained to them in the publication of perver? ted truths and original false, foul, calummiating lies, all this, added to my then feelings, ua= more than could be borne. Besides, at this time, in addition to the blows given, there would be left the mark as evidence of a rope drawn right round the neck, which looked too deliberate for anything like death caused in an affray. Firing the building seem?d at hr-r a h?;ppy thought, as all would be enveloped in iiaire-s and ! wafted into air and ashes. Then the danger of 1 causing the death of others, (as there was quite a number who slept in the building.) the destrue 1 tion of property, &c. caused me at once lo aban ! don the idea, i next thought of having a suitable [ box made, and have it leaded inside ,0 thar the , blood would hot run out, and moving it off some? where and burying it. Then the delay of all this and the great liability ?f being detected. After wandering in the Park for an hour or more, I returned to my room, and entered it, as I had left it, as I supposed, unobserved. Wheeler'.- door j was open, and he was talking to some one . lite ! audibly. 1 went into my room entirely undeter ; mined, and not knowing what to do. After I was seated in my room. I waited siirntly ill! W heelers ; school was out and his lights extinguished", arid ; during this suspense it eccured to mc that 1 might j put the body in a cask or box and shin it off some? where, f little thought at this time that the box which was in the room would answer. J supposed it too short and small, and to be entirely unsafe, as it was quite ?pcn. Wheeler's school being out, I still heard some one in his room and as I then thought laid down on some benches The noise did not appear exactly like a person going to bed. 1 could hear the nestling of no bed clothes. I felt somewhat al? armed but. then the idea occurred to me that it. might be the person who Wheeler had stated was going to occupy the room that I then occupied, as a sleeping room as soon as I gave it up, which was to be in about 10 days time, was temporarily oc- ' cupyinghis room for this purpose. Relieving thy? self by this thought, I soon lit a candle knowing that no time was to be lost; something must bo done. This was about 9 o'clock I should think. Having closed the shutters, I went and examined j the box to see if I could not crowd the body into it. 1 ss>on saw that there was a possibility of do? ing so, if I could bend the legs tip, and that it would answer if I could keep some of the canvass around tin* body, to absorb the blood and keep it from running out. This f was fearful of. It oc? curred to mc?if I bury or send this body off. the clothes which he had fin would, fiom description, discover wh? it might he. It became necessary to strip it and dispose of the clothes, which 1 speedily accomplished by ripping up the coat-sleeves, vest, Ac. While removing the clothes, the keys, money. &.c. in his pockets caused a rattling, and I took them out and laid them one side. I then pulled a part of the awning over his body to hide it. I then cus and tore u piece from the awning and laid it | in lh-2 bottom of the box. 1 then cut several pieces from the awning for the purpose of lessening its bulk, supposing it was too much to crowd into the box with the body ; i. e. it would not go in. I then tied as tight as 1 could a portion of the awning about the head, having placed something like ihix. which I found in the box, with the awning. (Tili* tlax or swindling tow came from a room I had pre? viously occupied?No. 3 Murray street; also tie* awning.) I ihsm diew a piece of this rope around the legs at the joint of the knees and tied them together; 1 then connected a rope to the one about tVie should? ers or neck and bent the knees towards the Head of the body as. much ps I could. This brought it into a compuct form After several efforts I succeeded in raising the body to a chair sear, thence lo the top of the box, and turning it round a little, lot i: into the box as easy as I could, back downwards with head raised. The head. knee- and foot were still u little out. but by reaching down to the bot? tom of the box and pulling tho body a little tow? ards mo, 1 readily pushed the head in ami feet.? The knees still projected and I had to stand ups on them with all my weight before I could get them down. The awning was then all crowded in the box, excepting a piece or two, which 1 reserved to wash tho floor. Theie being still a portion af the box, next to the feut. not quite full, I took his coat, and afiei pulling up a portion of the awning, crowded it partially under them and replaced tho a wning. The cover was at once put on the box and nailed down with four or five nails which were broken and of but little account. 1 then wrapped the remainder of his clothing up and carried it down stairs to the pi ivy, and ; threw it into it, together with his keys, wallet, j money, pencil-case. &c. These lattet things 1 took down in my hat and pockets, a part wrapped in a paper and a part otherwise. In throwing them down. I think they must have rattled out of the paper. I then returned to the room, carried down the pail which contained the blood, and threw it into the gutter of the street ; pumped several paii> of water and threw it in the same direction. The ! pump is nearly opposite the outer door of the building. Then carried a pail of water up stairs, j and. commenced washing the floor, and repealed said washing to a third pail ; then rinsed the pail. 1 returned it clean and two-thirds full of water to tho room : opened the shutters as usual, drew ti chair to the door and leaned it against it on the inside as 1 closed it. Locked the door ami went at once to the Washington Bath-House in Pearl sin et, near Broadway. On my way to the Bath House, went by a hardware store for the purpos i gelling some nails to farther secure the box.? store was closed. When I got to the Bath-House I think by the clock there it was eight minutes past 10. I washed out my shirt thoroughly in parts of the stceves and bosom, that were somewhat stained with blood from washing the floor. My panta? loons on the knees I al?o~wa>hod a little, "and my 'H-ck-handkerchief in spots. I then went home. It wanted when 1 got home about 5 minutes of 11 o'clock. I lit a" light as usual. : Caroline wished to know why I came in so late, l made an excuse, saving thai I was with a tnend lr?-tn Philadelphia I think, and that 1 should get up early in the morning to go and see him off. I went to the stand and pretended to write till she became quiet or went to sleep. I then put out the light and undressed myself, spread my shirt, dec out and went to bed. In the morning, at about 5A o'? clock. I got up, put my shit: and handkerchief, which were not yet dry, into the bottom of the clothes basket under the bed ; always changed mv shin on going to bed. In the morning put on a cle-?, shirt and handkerchief, and was nearly dressed when Caroline woke up. 1 said to her that it was doubtful whether 1 should return to breakfast ; did not return ; went to the orfice ; found all apparent? ly as I had left it. Went after some nails?got them at Wood's store ; the store was just opening. Returned to the room, nailed the box on all sides ?went down to the East River to ascertain the first picket u>r Neu-' ir.-ans t returned to my room; marked the :' "<'. move I it myself, but with great diScuity, to the bead of the stair.; did not date ? - let it down myself: went to look for acartman; saw a man passing the door a- I was going out; requested him to heir, me down with the box: he ?rot it down without anv assistance?preferred do? ing so ; paid him iO or 12 cents: went down Chambers street for a cartman whom I saw com? ing toward Broadway; hired him to take the box to th<* -ni:>. foot of Maiden Lone?went with him. While he was loading the bax I went to my office for a piece of paper to write a receipt on : wrote a receipt to be signed by the Captain, in my way down the street. Did not offer the receipt to be signed^ but r<*aue-t??d on", which the receiver of the box gave me. The clerk was by at the time, and objected to the form of the receipt, and took it and altered it. Wished t:< ksow if I wanted a bill of lading. I first remarked that as there was but or e box it was nor very important, however that I would call at the orn *e for one. Did not go for a bill of lading. Tore up the receipt bet?re I was-two squares from the ship. Returned to my orbce by way of Lovejoy's Hotel by the ParK : went to his eating-room : called for a hot roil and cotTee?could not eat: drank two cups of coffee : went to my ottice: locked the doar and sat down inr same time'; Examined every thing about the room ; wiped the wait in one or two spoti?weht home and to bed. [During the reading of this. Colt seemed greatly affected and wept con'ir.ually.] Mr. Ernmett. after reading this, said that, what e-.rr weight it might have, he felt relieved by hav? ing made it. He then proc^e.ied at. great length t i show by numerous quotations that if Colt believed Adams came to his premises with a view to make an assault upon him, (and the testimony of Caroline Henshaw was heid to prove that there was an as? sault,) Colt was justified in taking away Mr. Ad? ams's life. Under the old Esgiish law, this would have been manslaughter; but by our statutes, it is only justifiable homicide. He then went ou to show that evon if it were not justijinyle homicide, it was at leist excusable homicide; and he dwelt upon this at great length. If it coukj be once proved that Colt contrived, this meeting, or that he was even apprised of it, he would at once abandon the cause. It was a case in which the passsiun.- of the two were aroused, and death was the result of a sudden, unpremedi? tated affray; The case, then, he said, could not be murder: it must be either justifiable or excusa? ble homicide, which it was the jury must deter? mine. Mr. Emmcti then proceeded to examine the testimony, which he did with great minuteness-; dividing it into three j ails: first, the circumstan? ces preceding the meeting at.Colt's room : second? ly, the circumstances which occurred at that room, andthird, the subsequent conduct of Colt. He remarked forcibly upon the lack of any motive to tirls hori id deed. Mr. Emmetl. concluded his remarks by appeals to the jury to free themselves from any thing like nus.-io-. or prejudice, and to disregard entirely the opinion universally prevalent that he is guilty of wilful murder. The care he evinced in preserving the mementos of Iiis mother's love was also in? voked in behalf of the unhappy prisoner. Mr. Ernmett closed at half-past 10 o'clock, and the Court adjourned; APPOINTMENTS UNDER THE GENERAL ?? A N K - RUPT ACT. I he following named person* have been do-ig nated by the Hon. A. Conkt.ing, Judge of the District Court of the United State- for the North? ern District, as Commissioners and Assignees in coses of Bankruptcy, w ho will be appointed to act as such, in all cases arising in their respective counties, unless special cause to the contrary be shown : Counties. Commissioners:. Assignees. Albany.Robert J Hilton, Amos Dean. Alleguny.Luther C. Peck, Lauren. Hull. Broomc.Win. Seymour; Franklin Whitney-. Clinton.j. D. Woodward, Aim.-i-:i ('. Mooore. Chenango.Charles A. Thorpe Jonathan Weils. Coriiau i. &L B. Butterfield. Henry.Stepheus. ravin."!.Bcrij. V Hall. Abij'nh Fiti Ii. CliGinutig.Hirn in 'Irav, Mor?ecai Ogdeu. 'Tuttarsugus.Cba?nccy J. Pox, Alonzo Hnwley. Chnutauque.Francis H. RucglcsWni; K. Morse. Delaware.I.oviau.- Mtiiisnn, Robert I'.irke.-. Essex.Henry HI Flos-. 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St, Lawrence.David M. Chapin, Baron S. Doty. Seneca .De.x C. Bloomer, tisrrot Sacken. j-teiibeii.David Rumsey, Henry Brother. Tionj.EzraS. Sweet, John M. Parker, Tompkin:.Benj. G. Ferris, Augustus Sberrill. Washington.Hen; !'. Northrop, 1 >av iJ Russell; Warren.Ira A. Paddock, Win. McDonald, Wyoming.lames (I. floyt, Robert Earl. Wayne.John M; llotley, 'Phos. Rogers, 3d. Vdi'^ .Henry Wrcllsj Gco. A.Shepperd. The Assignees aie required to give bonds, with sureties, satisfactory to the Court, for the faithful execution of their duties as follows : In the coun? ties of Albany. Rehsselaer, Mouroeand Erie, in the penalty ot ??JS.OOil ; and in the other counties in the penalty of $5,000. [Albany Argus. QCf Mr. J. N. Bellows gives his Lecture on A tu. i's laws, properties, Sec., at Clinton Hall this evening, illustrated by various and interesting ex? periments. A (though essentially a Scientific, it will be no less a Practical lecture, explaining the necessity and manner of Ventilation. Heating, of curing Smoky Chimneys; &c. fcc We earnestly invite all who can to attend this Lecture, assarit.g them that it will richly repay their interest. [CT Geo. Fl. Hill (?? Yankee Hill") will give his Lecture on the Manners. Customs, &c, of New-England, at the Brooklyn Lyceum this even? ing. It has beer, twice given here to large and delighted audiences. ZJ' -Mr. Palmer, the enterprising proprietor (>t the Dry D?<^k, firar.J street and East B.-oadwjy Sine of Staecs. has adopted the suggestion which wo nude ia our p>p-r a for.- cays si::cc, aad reduced his charges to Gi cents t ride. Th-1 r'-ute is a long one, bu; we hype the increasing patrou age *ii! more ;liiii eoiapesjstc for the reduction m prices. No man is more deserving of success than the proprietor of this line. His horses and stages arc cot excuiled by a?v lice in the citv, aad his drivers ar-.- u.11 sober and cr.re fat men. XT An oxceiicut Concert oi" Sacred 3!ii.-:c wis given 02 Wednesday evening iZ the Allan-st. Presbyterian (Mr. Cheever's; Church, under the supe.-intendeuc; of Mr Hastings. ' I h-.-ar thee speak of a better land.' - The Sunset Tree,' ,Tyro!ese.v and 'The Pledge.' a ne- Tctn perasce Glee, were cspecialh performtd with admirable effect. XT Our City readers will bear in m:cd that the Annual Sale of goods left in the Cu-tom House stores will take p!a;e this day, under the superintendence of L. M. Hoff? man & Co. Ii: the pre-mt -curcity of money and enter? prise, there can be no dou^t that great barrains will there be offered; For particulars, s?e iUe Collector's adver? tisement uu oar last pair*-. THE TRIBUNE, NEW-YORK, FRIDAY. JANUARY 23. ET" For Mr. Sracs's Speech in :he Senate, exhibiting the state of the National Finances. A Louis?.lie Bail. Novel DiiScaltr, and Winter Trade on Lake Erie, with the contcnatior: of Colt's Trial, see First Page. TT For a deeply interesting account of ' Tie V.'es: Hotcbsry Cotnznunirr.' (,Eev. Mr. Ripiey's association see Last rage. The Trial >? C-t.r.?Although little progress was mad*' In this trial yesterday, lite proceedings were s?D ot great intere?: and o*" considerable im? portance. In the morning, as was seer, by our Ex? tra of yesterday, the chief testimony was in rela? tion to the rinding of a bundle of clothes and othor ar::ci?? which belonged to Adams in the sink of the outhouse of the granite building. This evidence was brought forward oy the defence, and it was claimed by them that the search was made at their instance upon information from the prisoner himself; communicatedsoon after his arrest- Evi? dence up3u this last matter, however, was mied out by the Court. The testimony then of course was favorable to the Prosecution. The afternoon session was occupied entirely by Robert Emkett, Esq. otcounselfor the prisoner, in commencing the summing np. As will be seen by our report, he introduced into his speech a re mat kabie confes,ion by the prisoner?a course ot proceeding we do not remember ever to have seen paralleled. But this whole Transaction from its very inception ha* be vn fa most remarkable char? acter. Mr. Emmett? speech was very long?occu j pvinz in the delivery from 1 to half pail 10 o'clock; [ it was very minu-e. in its examination of evidence; i clear a:.d strong in its logic, ai.d eloquent in it. ! appeals to the justice and sympathy of the Jurors, j It consisted mainly of an ctFdrt to show that the ? testimony does no: contradict at all.hu: rather cor I roboraies the statements of his Confession. Dur j ing the reading of the statement Colt appeared j greatly affected and wept continually, in consc ; quence of the length of Mr. Eramett's argument. I Mr. Smith did not open his. but will be the first ' to -peak to-day. Messrs. Selden and Whitino j will follow as -oon ns possible and then we shall have, the charge of Judge Ke.-.t. It is tm; likely that the Trial will be concluded before to-morrow near evening: IK reg u l art ties cf the mails.?Mr. J. S. Skinner. Assistant, under instructions from the Postma-ter General, has issued a short Circular to the .several Agents, &c., of the Department, ur gen?v instructing them to discover and report every instance in which Mails are delayed by contract? ors to give nlacc to passengers, ar.d especially where bags ot newspaper* are thrown out for that i purpose, as is reported to be often the ease. In J every instance where such delinquency can be ! proved the utmost penalty of the law will be in? dicted by the Department. Postmasters, publish? ers of.newspapers, and all good citi/.ens, ate urged and entreated to forward to the Department proof of any such delinquency which may come to their knowledge. 13"/. under the Harrow;?The Boston Tran? script of Tuesday evening savs: ?? \Vc understand that Mr. Dickens has accepted the invitation of the young gentlemen of Boston to a dinner, which is to be given him on Tuesday evening next, at Papanti's Hall; Tremorit Row.? In consequence of the announcement that he would attend the Tremont Theatre last evening; the builds ing was crowded !':om pit to gallery; and when he entered the private box which was reserved for him, accompanied by his lady and Earl Mulgrave, the whole audience rose, en masse, and gave him three cheers, which Ii?? acknowledged by bowing to the assembled multitude. It'r.' trust lie will have no reason to complain of want of attention paid to him during his visit, lo this country, and that he will find his splendid talents <:r-. duly appre doled? foot Boss 1 we did hope there was com tn hi sense enough in the country to secure him a little ponce and comfort, but it seems there is not; The man is doomed ; nnd not only is he to endure all the boring that would be spontaneously bestowed on him. biit people are to !/?? put up to i: foe fear lie. should ' complain of want of attention - or not perceive that ' his splendid talents are duly ap? preciated '.' There i-; no help for him now ; he is sentenced to be smothered in honey. iXy Among the gentlemen admitted to the Bar of the Supreme Court of this State ?i it< lain terni we remark the names of John 0. Sargent, Esq., formerly Assistant Editor of the Courier & En quifer. and Samuel B latch ford, Esq.. for three years 1-ri vote Secretary to the Governor. The former Is admitted as a Counsellor, the latter as Attorney. Mr. Sargent has already earned the ardent rood will of the Whigs, and especially the Whig Young Men, of our City and State ; while Mr. Blatchfurd has no less acquired the esteem and respect jf a wide circle of acquaintances-: Each will win honor in the profession th"v have chosen. ? ?q l'.NLAV. KIL exhumation of De a d BoDtES.? On Wednesday night, ;i cart was discovered In Crosby-street, containing three sacks, with each u dead body, which was driven by a carman named Boyce to near the dpoi of the Medical College in Crosby-street. \\ her. discovered, tho carman drove on. and was pursued through some half a dozen streets, and finally arrested and committed to prison at the Caper Police Uthve. and the bodies sent to the dead-house in the Park; There the Coroner, attended by his jury, yesterday proceeded to hold the inquest, and after the examination it satisfactorily appeared that the bodies of the two, who were females an-i unknown as to name, were those of two convicts-, (one of them a vagrant,) who died on Black well's I*! and of natural d?e?ies; and were buried in Potters' Field, one of them be? ing greatly emaciated, and that they were designed for purposes of dissection and scientific examina? tion, and were arrested in transit.'/, to the cUsoct ing-room The body of the third was that of a colored man named Green, on whom las: week the Coroner held an inquest, and who died of inflam? matory fever. Tue jury found as a verdict that the deceased females " died of diseases to them unknown," and the bodies of the three were or? dered to l>c retnterred. During the ferenoon a certain portion of our pop? ulation, were in a state of high excitement a: the discovery of these bodies, and tales of blood and murder were industriously bruited abroad through the citv. The examination by the Coroner, aided by a skilful physician, however, soon dissipated the delusion, and the fever of excitement ere long cooled away- The resurrectionists, however, have an account to settle with the law, which will not result mach to their comfort and advantage. 03s Gov. Se"*vard. the Commercial says, has given his name and influence to the noble caus* of Total Abstinence from all that can intoxicate. The C harieston Courier announces the ar? rival at Havana on the L2th inst. of the first of the British Mai: Steamers on the West India rouie. New-York L-effisdatare. TwESDAY, J?n. 25. In 5e$ate, the question of* erasing the Govern? or's Message from the journal of Saturday's pro? ceedings, was farther debated by Messrs. DiCKlN SON. Root. Furxan and Scott, and finally car? ried by a party vote : Yeas H ; Nay* 13. [bo no rec rd will exist of the grounds on which Goversor Seward gave his legal assent to an act which his ?..(igernent pronounced impolitic and uncalled tor. ] Mr. Strong, from the Judiciary Committee, made a sort of report upon the resolutions adverse to a Repeal of the Bankrupt Law-. It purported that no two members of the Committee could agree upon any proposition to report! Mr. S. sent up an amendment, setting forth that the Bankrupt Law ought ro be so amended as to apply to all coq-oratioKS as weil as rational persons. Mr. Fckha.n . remarking that the object of ordering tie resolutions was now-defeated by delay, and there was no longer any reason tor haste, spoke against this amendment, and Gen. Root followed, on the same side without concluding. I: the Assembly, Mr. D*Aveza< attempted to get up his resolution about Gen. Jackson, but it was not in order. Mr. Hoffman presented reso? lutions calling on the State Officers for more ex? plicit and precise accounts of the present condition of the State Finances. Laid on the table. Mr. Weir introduced his bill to extend the ex? emption of Household Furniture from sale -rah r anv compulsory process in law or equity. Ad mi ncd. Great Casting.?One of the immense Hydros? tatic Cl?nders used for raising vessels by the Screw Dock Company' was cast yesterday at the Novi fry Works of Messrs. Stillman .i C". The Cvlinder was twenty-two feet long, its bore 13 inches; thickness of shell !? inches; iron required, ?J-J tons?being by far the largest casting ever made in this cwuntrv. The iron was melted by three cu? pola funiaces; commenced blowing 1(3 o'clock b minutes'; iron began to run. 10 50 : opened run? ners at :>. 12; opened sluices for waste metal at 3. 16; time employed for preparing the mouhi about four weeks. The predecessor of this noble cylinder was cast in Scotland and proved detective ; and this Company determined to give their own country a chance. It is believed that a better cast? ing than this has never been made. A large num? ber of citizens were present to see it done. Kirf.? Last night about 9 o'clock, a lire broke out in the upper part of the two story frame build? ing No. 704 Water street, occupied below by Mr. Chichesler as a sogar store, and above by several families. The building, which was entirely des? troyed, with mo-t of the contents, was owned by Mr. Banker, but wo did not learn if it was in? sured. The adjoining budding. No. 702, occupied ; by several families, was also so far destroyed as to I require pulling down. The roof of an adjoining three story dwelling house was partly destroyed, : but the flames were conrined to the above buildings, FlREl?About 4 o'clock yesterday morning, a i tire broke out in the building No. 1 Chatham j Square, the upper part of which was destroyed. It is supposed to haw been the work of an incendiary: j The first story was occupied by Baker's exchange , office, the second by 1'. V. Busted, tailor, and the third by S. V. White, printer. The fourth was unoccupied. In the basement was a trunk-maker's shop. The building was owned by Mr. Baker. FlRE.?The extensive Steam Mills and Distil? lery on White's Creek, near Nashville, Term., be? longing to Otis Arnold, was consumed by fite about midnight of the 10th inst. Loss $lo,00t). No insurance. Et* The; large new passengor depot of the Eastern Railroad at Hast Boston. Mass. was destroyed by tire at 1'2 o'clock on Tuesday?sup I posed to have caught by .? spark from a steamboat. Loss $20,000. :gy Lord Mulgrave, now in this country, is nor. the nobleman of Literary and Political repute who ? is known to us by that title. Lord Mulgrave; au thor of ' \ es and No,' and other Novels, who wm some years since Lord Lieutenant, of Ireland,, is now the Marquis of Normanby, and his eldest son, by courtesy Earl Mulgrave, has just come over to this country; Kj3 We understand that Professor SlLLlMAN of Yalu College, is engaged to deliver before the Ex? change Gvcenm a Course of ten Lectures on Geo? logy. (Cr3 The Lady's World ok Fashion for Feb? ruary (contents already noticed) [ins been sent Ms by King St Co., 199 Broadway. CP The State Prison Committees of the two branches of the Legislature are now at Sing-Sing, muking investigations with reference to the ques? tion of.Mechanical Labor. 3Ie.rciia>4t.s' Temperance Society.?Our readers will notice that the Hon. Theodore Frklinguuv s e n , at the request of the Merchants' Temperance Society, will de? liver an address this evening .-.t the Now-York Society en the use of Wi.va. We know not precisely what are Mr. Freliughuycen's views.bat we rej-icc that agcutlemun of his distinguished character nud standiBg in our community is about to give, u: hi> thoughts on u -ubject which is now bej;ii 'liny tout tract that attention which its important bearing on the welfare of our citizens of all ages demands. By a large u tj rity, if not by all; I ho most active und efficient friends of the prent Temperance Reform which is now exieuditig so gloriously nur our country, ike entire ?Ji.-uu; of intoxicating Wioe as a beveru-o has come to be considered necessary to the thorough and per? manent triumph of the cause. Our own observation, as well ?s the history of past ages even hack almost to the earliest periods of the authentic annuls of our race, would ?? m to render it obvious that so long aj Wine is used as '. u common beverage, Druukeunes? will to some extent pre j vail. On the other h?ud some moot worthy and talented ? ttieu ?tili express the opinion that the Bible ianctioLs antl J authorizes, if it doe* not require as a duty, tbc modcrute i use of Wine a* a beverage. We doubt not 31r. Freliayhuysen has carefully exam I ined ths ?ubjee: and that he will present it to our minds in such a manner aa to reconcile conflicting opinions and -ho w that the Temperance Reform may he carried forward to its ultimate triumph in the entire disuse of all istoxi dating d.-.nks without diminishing at all our reverence for the Sabred Volame whieh bus been given us as the only' sure guideuf our faith and practice. W'c truet the mc*tiag will be well attended oad be pro? ductive ?f much good. a. Bowery Amphitheatre.?Xemembnr this is the fast week b. t one previous to the company's departure for Europe. We fear we 'never shall look upon their like a;a;e.' Everything talented inUhe way of equestrian or arena exercises is found here and all is marked with u beauty and grace rarely equiled. There will Sa a dhy performance here on Saturday afternoon next. American Museum ?The gre?t model of the City of Dublin, the Falls of Niagara, a half million of Curiositi??, tili the clesaat and chaste Performance?' draw admiring crowj? to this popular establishment every day and uight There will be a day performance here oaSaturdav after? noon next. _ . , New-Yorx, Juc. 21,1S-12. Gentlemen?I have made use of your valuable Clarilied Essence of Horehoucd Candy for a severe cold, sorethroat and difficulty of Breathiatr and it afforded me immediate relief. PETER J. ACE ERMAN. Hackensack, N. J. To Messrs. J. Pease & Son. 45 Division st. (2) j2g Hp* When >?? want a wig we shall get one of Barry ; ho makes :be most natural wigu we over saw. The fact is, be is ingenious in b?ir?he works bracelets, necklaces, nogs, wmchguards, &.c. in a style of unsurpassed excel leace. ("all at 146 Broadway, up stairs, aiid tu??ee fer yourselves. British Ma?azix?.?Wiley .ScPutnam hav* received all the British Magarir.es and Review, for Januan-. The Westminster is enriched bv an anicle from the pen of Carlyle. The Quarterly has articles on Stephens's Central America, Prof. Robins ?*s Pah stine, lr-.:rg*> M .rgaret Davidson*. John Adams's Letters. &c W. & P. supply the English edition > of the Periodicals atrednced rates Judge Mullanphy, of St: Louis, has been in. dieted for wilful and malicious oppression and abu<e of authority, undercolor of his office. The punishment is imprisonment not more than a vear and a fine not more than a th uisand d -liars. Dr. Sherman : ? A few i venires since, ia <om->auy w\A jj esteemed lady, I was preparing s dose for * riefest Cou'b with which we were both vexatious]}- ><i cte-i Js.< by chance holding in cy hand a Tribune, from ?hieb j bad b en reading " Colt'* Trial." 1 accidentally ?p;;t t portion of the medicine upon the paper und tu looking to ice upon what part of the paper it h.iJ fallen, I observed your inter, ?.?.me paragraph upon th.- Lady Prisoner! u Algier-. Irimmadiately occurred to me. on resdiaj that both trouM^ ami expense would b>> saved by pro' curmi: some of your Cough Li i"tr?'- SutJIce it to ?*?, ihatby using one box of your iavaluable medicine wear* uow entirely free front our Uojering and ?uiresstoj: court. I know of no other way ia which to express By rr*u. tude than by addressinjr y?u this note, whi<;h }ce are at liberty to u?c by suppresaihg the came. Yours, ftc H.A. C****r. Dr. Sherman's ofiice is ?t 106 Nassau st.and he bas no connection 1 ith tbe store 157 Broadway. Ageu ;;: p^ d?!phin,S0 South Third street; Boston 5 Stau itr?e;. IMreiij int to Public Speakers.?-Gents: Your valua ble preparetii n of Horehouud deserves a few remarks from my own e.xp< rience. Being iu tbe habit of address bag frequently I trie meetings, and ;nv coustitntioo beiu? sUscepuble ?f col I, I fduud my strength ?nd health grad? ually decaying, my spirits sinking, my lucj.; failing,and mv'voice faltering fast, la fact, I had lost all hope?,.and every hour fearful of.buratiug a blootl-ves ?eI7 whea }out Horeliound Candy and too cures it Lad effected reached bo. I believe I to k but one p n Kire. when every unf?. vorab le symptom disappeared, and my general health inj. proved: I fee I now regenerated so completely that I sot freely empowered to speak ami act better ;iian I did three years age. My appetite is gcod, and my general health restored. Youcanmake my nso you please of this cerUS cate, which it would be injustice to withhold from iks public n? well as yourself. J. WELCH, m Gold-street, Brooklyn, Agent oi the Brooklyn Temperance Society. Sohl at 4? Division-street. 10 Astor House, and by Hart, corner of Chambers street md Broadwoy. I''...-.; :tio Atlas. Skhri>..'s Restorative Cos dial?This ii a highly popular stomachic mediciue. VVe bsv<- seen the highest recommendations from those who have taken the Cordii!. It is recommended by eminent physicians, ami ihecditen of our first papers who have doubtless tried iu eftVcti. >pe.?k of ;t in th;? highest terms. The editor of the Coai mercial GaaTJtte says --To tlteso subject to attacks; of dyspepsia or nervous diseases, we would recommend the Cordiaii believing it to be a severeigu remedy," Tk? American says. ?? It has never been our lot to notice any thing equal toir." At this period, when festivity is tho order ut the day. it t- well to know what will cure dvspep. sia, nervous affections, headache, Ac. Sold at 192Fulton street. _ j29 2t. XT Teere is no mistake iu tne new remedy whick throws the Doctors nil iu the shade by curing coughs and colds uf every variety. Ask for the real Hygeine Hore houud Candy of B. F. Howe; 333 Broadway, corner of Ho??ard st. TT EtlerchanU' Temperance Society?The iron.Theodore Frelincwuysen will deliver an Address in the Lecture Room of the New-York Society Library, corner of Leonard street and Broadway. THIS EVE? NING, at half past 7 o'clock. On the use of Wine. Merchant*. Clerks and Ladies ami Uentleroen are re? spectfully united to attend. NATHANIEL WEED, President. Wm. X. Lathrop, Sec'y. (3) It* XT T<ec tn res*?GEN ERA L SOCIETY OF ME? CHANICS AND TRADESMEN.?On Friday Evening, Jnn. 21, thj Hon. C. C. Camhrklenc. will deliver a Lec? ture on ' K usain ' .it the Lecture-Room of the Institution iu Crosby-street. ji; It TT Philoaoi'hicui Lecurex, ou Monday ,md Friday, in Cliiiton Hall.?-The next L< ciure of this courno will 1>? given on Friday evening the SSlli insL at half jm?t 7 o'cloclt. sjubje.Tt?Th* Air. its elasticity, aomprossibility, w?i?ht aud resistaiice; its mechanical prbportica and uses; id vantages and convenienience o'f such knowledge, illus? trated by experiments with a complote apparatus. Tickets to hu had Ht Francis' bookstore; Chiltou's, cl emist, Broadway, und ut the door, j-t> 3t TT Rn?sorN of superior bindet -et in plain butiub st?otian?al bandlos at *l each, sold ut ilio Magic R?r.or Strop manufactory, 102 VVilliani sL j'? TT i>o not rood* in ;s iM-tor?* you iry, -Dr. A DooHltlo's Compound Vegotable Candy, which ared oiiiy bo used to be approved, for Coughs; ('olds, Slioriiiem jf Breath, Asthmu, Irritation of the Throat, Whooping Cough, Catarrh, Consumption, Croup, mid iuilauiiustion of tlw: Chest aud Lungs. The proprietor and inventor of this - Compound,' hav? ing been eugaged lor the lust thirteen years in the botanic Medical Practice in this city, ami from his e.xteniir* knowledge of the medicinal virtues of the vegetable king? dom, has compounded a number of the most valuable veg etables thai grow in our eouDtry, which he has used wnh great snccei a iu diseases ttlfeciing the Chust and Lungs, an?l bus combined m the very pleasant and agreeableforaj of his ' Compound Vegetable Candy/'which he ofl'-w to the public ?itli the utmost contideaco us a safe remedy (or disoasefl of the Chest nud Lungs , it is entirely vrgetsb!* ami free from all poisonous ingredients, and can t>a uo-.i by the most delicate person. Try it; if good, use it and let its merits find a rewarJ iu public patri)iiH?e. Directions accompany every pack? age ; none genuine without the Mgnatarf of the proprie? tor. Sold wholesale mid retail at his Botanic Medicine Mure, No.345 Centre-street, upposite Centre Market. .N. York. For sab- by Nelson .Sou., r, Centre-street; Simonsoii a: Gilchrist, 403 Broome-strcet; John Atker man, corner of Spring aud Laureus-streats; Itenbeu Knapp, comer of Houston and Laureus-strAoU ; L.Neely. ?-Ml Bleecker-slroat; Lewis & Loiucs, .r>^7 Grceawleh strtet; Richard W. Hott, corner of irnnimeraiy and flud sou-streets; E. W. Clark, corner of Jfudson and Grow streets; ('. 8i;WrigJit,coruorof Fourth and Jone. ^:rlJt!ts?, j. L. a S. Hun hing*, corner of bowery uud Broome-aL; George Hand. 'J^ Bowery ; George vv Green, Third Ave? nue mi I Seveutii street ; Dr William Walters, corner of Broom's and Suffolk streets ; J. Arnold, corner of Grand and Allen street*: J. M. Morgan; corner of East Hroad? way and Clinton street; Urnel Wood, eoi lo-r of Catherine and Hamilton-streets; Dr. T. Rimer, 104 Cherry-street; Cnssuer Sc. Young. 132 Chatham street; B. K.Smith, cor uer of Fulton and Water-streets; Huest? *. Criu't, cor? ner of Nassau a:;d Ana streets; W. a A. Howo, corner of Cunal and Church-street* (2) j-27 Or THE WEEKLY TRIBUNE. Jiiimut y '2'J. co.ntknt?. f. LIFE IN LONDON--Frenchmen? Italians? Yan? kees and Jews : a humorous article from ihe Jan? uary number of Blackwebd. II EDITORIAL NOI ICES of O. A. Brownson'i, VV. C. BrvaVI's,And J. N.Bellows'i Lectures. III. COLTS TRIAL. IV. CORRESPOND E N'! E OF THE Tit i BI' N F. -Let? ters from Regular and Special Correspondents at Ws'bicgton, containing Q summ iry of the Pro? ceedings of (.'oiign ??? and the Di>ii,^i at Wasliirj ton?Letter from Peterboro.', N. V . eiiutaiaiiig 3 graphic account of the Ami Slavery Convention ?tetters from Correspondents ut Albany. Coluni bus. Harriiburg, ?kit. Ac. V. LETTER. FROM ENGLAND, No 5. VI. The Apportionment?Charles Dickens?Bankrupt Low?Life iu Illinois?Fact" in regard to the Tariif VII. FOREIGN NEWS. VIII. Miscellaneous ftem*. IX. NEW-YORK MARKETS?-Cattle Markat-Coa mercial and Money Matters?Domestic or Coun 1 try Marke'. Sir.. Sic. 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