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II( v. Dr. Antbott'? State tnent.
fo?owiwg; statement of Dr. Anthon of his
f^y interviews with John C. Colt, during the
Ejew 'lays of his existence, is copied from the
Ij?ifTcial Advertiser of yesterday. It has a
*\tDi painful interest. It is prefaced by the
gJ>:fir.ark that the writer called upon Colt at.
jtoaest, made through J. L. Graham, Esq.
Monday, Nov. 14,18-12.
-tjfd at 10 A. M., by agreement, on Colonel Graham,
}joil Office, and he accompanied me to die prison in
^uret-t; was introduced m the keeper, Colonel Jones,
:%mu appr;?ed of the o'ject of my visit- He meu
Ijtkatthe prisoner had pa&sed the night " in tears "
f^tbshlv would be willing to admit me. On pr*ceed
',0*cell, we were informed that Mr. Colt's brother
,tjjhim. lie was called out at our request, and told
1*1? ready to see the prisoner, but that if the hour
jjjjevenient, any other might be named. Mr. Colt
rKC'?'A >ctd, and exprewPd his willingness that the
ht^w mjouM be hid. He re entered the cell, and in a
Staates apprised us that his brother was prepared to
f jj, I passed in with Col. Graham, was introduced,
JcWs.rcw words of explanation from the Colonel, was
toftHRrith the cndemned. He courteously requested
r.yHrated, and alter a short panse I said that 1 had
?Lpfisit him, in consequence ol the intimation he bad
J<pselbe evening bet?re, by Col. Graham; that 1 felt
jjrtiofrthat it was not an a;t of intrusion on his privacy
?w^ajer. 1 "a* there in compliance with his own cx
l^ni *ish, and that as the servant of my Master, an :
m,aierr.uH," I added, " lor Ctirisi's sake," I sought to
all the good m my power, and would willingly tuin
Tiohis gre?t need. He thanked me, and said.in reply
Sgrvwl was in compitoicc with his desire, adding to
siffrft, that he had "in bis youth been educated rt-li
',ji?-broaiht up in the strictest sect of Presbyterians?
rrtb? Itev. Mr. Hawcs, whom," said he, "you must
i t,r reputation If not personally;" but that ihere were
padj tecets 10 which, as held by them, he could not sub
jr.Tiz: their views of" original sin and infinite nonisb
1* Uwas at this point of the conversation, I think,
jDfPlioiied also that " he thought he once had expe
Etfi rdigion uvd:r Mr. Maffit." Alter alluding tbu?
? aod hurriedly to his early bringing up, he went on
ItfTiplainof certain individuals " seeking interviews with
<Lftr rdizwui purposes," and "dealing with him severe
I'M dien obx-rved that he had sent lor nie as one " who,
nfr+ttd fiomwhul he hudheurd, held more liberal views."
j?((ffldlaiaed also ot the course pursued toward him by
tpcra?tie conduct ol his trial, and the concluding act
Jut Executive. Without interrupting biro, I seized tbe
i.;opportunity to say that he- ougnt to harbor no unkind
jjtMO^ard the individuals ol whom he first had spo
i_(#tx) tliey were I knew not)?that they probably
iawf!l, even if they had wounded his feelings. To
wreailily assented. That with reference to the recent
'peoithe press, I knew nothing. As to his trial, I came
in discus* the verdict, or the subsequent action of the
.aiK>r; as a citizen, I bowed to both. As a ;ellow crea
?iwian embassador of Christ, I came to remind him
DW to hiai was measured out, not by days, nor by
ts,i)0l by moments; and to beg bim to prepare to meet
Sod. V\as he prepared to meet HimHe spoke some
aril i y in reply. " Tea," said be, " my time is mea
i; moments ."' and be paused.
tebi on to renaai k some* bat to this effect, that he had
iroietl ?' to live justly and fulfil his obligations to men,"
ttdiis .stage of Hie interview expressed, I t?iuk, bis be
ibe Bibie. 1 endeavored to meet him on this ground,
aj remarks were made to bear upon the character and
.."?roents of Uod's holy law, and the const quent nature
mlof sin us a transgression of that law?as rebellion
God. And 1 implored him to search Lib heart and
ebiaiile by Goo's standard and not by 'his own ; to
uLiicondiUon by nature, and by actual manifested
jrfssions during his entire career; to suy nothing at
ato! die one la?t act which bad brought him there?
um-, it i rnjstake uot, that I asked?" If these thing*
,0-mkut is your liope, your refuge, your stay ?"' He cov
4bis lace w.th hi* Handkerchief and wept. During oui
trritr of three quarters of an heur, be acquiesced hi
f? nloi my oUseKvutions, and in a general way acknow
KjjdhissiufuliiesJ, and u reliance on tbe Saviour. What
j;reliance mast be If he would entertain any valid bone
Cluis^l pointed out and referred him to several texts
ich I thought w ere applicable.
fjjposiogTils brother to be wailing at the door of his
.',?s I had interrupted their interview when I came to
ptiiju, I prepared to leave. I asked it he would let nie
iLmiagam, and when. He said, " certainly, it was his
ht\at 7i?ouW do so every day," and 'J o'clock to morro?
mini!,' was the hour agreed on. When I rose to leave
n 1 took his hand and reminded him that his hours were
rryiiiRlo ibeu end- that here in his cell die eye of God?
? offended God? was fixed upon him, I begged him la call
Kwiilr a?/earnestly for mercy through his Son. " Ifavt
* praj/ed' do you pray !" I asked. " I do, I do," said he,
icq i.'".. Commending him to God, as I held his
?dftk&palafol interview ended, and I hurried away.
>?<t-i left him a trad on repentance, a copy of Bishop
Lute's Pravers. referring him particularly to tbe latter
i?,fiz: "? Guide to tbe Penitent," and tbe following
u-farr references?Isaiah 1, 18; Isaiah 57, lu; Proverbs
IS; 1 John 1,9 j Luke, 15lb chapter.
Tuesday, Nov. 15. ll>t*2.
?rpjirtd this morning at 9 o'clock to the prison, and on
in? the cell tound Mr. Colt was taking his breakfast,
. Jattbe Sheriff was with him. I waited in the hall a
intime by his requfcst, and when the SherirTcamc out
?tdi&itted. The prisoner seemed glad to see me, and
fgixet! for detention. He was proceeding, after we
iseaied, to make.some remarks in reference to the Sher
tieiug timid, itc 1 In reference this remark I have
?aim explanation, which I made to the Coroner's in
While 1 was waiting near the cell some remark was
byjmae one, whom ] took for an officer, to another
Rear me, as to the desperate character of some of the
rstbeu in confinement?that il they were permitted
nlk about they would be ready to take any one's lile in
?ioescape. I did not hear the whole of the conversa
a,bat it left the impression that perhaps some of the pris
valwd been turbulent, and trying to escape. When Mr.
ilibrrsicre made the above remark about the Sheriff's
:!v, my first thought was that he bad heard that that
in tail iK-en making arrangements to prevent an out
oL la the evening, however, in conversation with my
^iemeulioned that be had heard that the Sheriff had
(pedthe prisoner of his knife and razor, and that Mr.
-. Uadtold hiiu he was timid, and that such precautions
?Vftuseleis, inasmuch as if he wished to kill himself be
|.'sldopen his veins with his teeth.] 1 interrupted him as
?ab it could he done to bring before him the object ol
?flink 1 told him that I bad come again at his own re
WsUandwas there with the intention of speaking the
MB ui kiui in love?that 1 had a duty to discharge
??minister of God, und that he (die prisoner) must bear
?it ire while I endeavored to do so, even if 1 wounded
^wlings. The truth must he told to him. He acquiesced
te.reonrks, and expressed his belief that I meant bim
jiHaod that from what lie had learned of my character
3*t?dthought that I could feel for oue in his situation. He
I'HMtedon the loot of the bed, uearthe table, on which
jjadjiug the volume I gave him yesterday. Perceiving me
iiaatuy eyes in dial direction, be took np the book and
^rit that ?? he had i cad portions of it, together with the
an,ami had derived great comfort from the perusal ot
*iiitltli>- prayers That he had not noticed at first tbe part
'"tttuaiked, viz :1 The guide lor the penitent '?but thai
afterward lead j(, "and found it applicable to him
'vor something to this effect. He then took up a Bible
?i*6imen that he had found, among the portions of scrip
^ettbjch I had bunded him yesterday on a slip of paper, 1
?Cotta one which he had btmself chosen as applicable to
siimuhou. I ask. d which it was. lie said " the 15th ol
11 Lake?tMe parable of the prodigal." Availing myself ot
JP^? bis remarks, 1 observedthat my aim in leaving
?it&ook. aim tn'ci. BOd in noting certain texts, was to minis
f? ^ great necessity, but 1 begged htm " not to deceive
" Comforiai.le as such declarations of Holy writ
"f<?ir,-rkh uud abundant as arc the promises of God in
-Jown book, you must bear in mind that they are lor tbe
WtCjt alune. You bave no right to lean upon them, or to
??{mipria;e them to vonr c>ise, unless yours u a broken aDd
-"cwite heart." He admitted ibe jasiice of what 1 ?aid;
tail led the conversation to the nature of repentance, its
t?atitneat and esseutln! parts?the grievous character of
? aiakmg so wide n separation between God and man that .
^'"Jhut Hh; nlood ot his beloved Sou could suffice as an j
?Keruieni?lue iugratiiude ot sin aud ils consequences,
'prewrd a;>t/n him " ibe indispensable necessity, as one
d* true penitence, of the confession anil bewailing of
;^En:alue>s to Almighty God, with a full purpose ol repa
'?dooand sattsiaciion, to the uttermost of bis power, for all
\anf?and wrongs done by him to any other, and tbe ne
f?1'.*! ?ikev. in-, of bis being ready to forgive others who
r^ooetHied bim as he would have forgiveness at God's
Tbe unhappy man was not offended at the cour.??
uL, 1 nuy be tobuken, bnt I would fain believe
'-?t Use emotion he manifested was tbe work of God's pow
"!m k'.'act-, and that He who iu his intiuiie gowlwess did
cctpiujp conversion of a sinuer on the cross was opening
v Jl!'n a" c-ve ot mvrcy. And now I know not how to
^a**a; tohowed. 1 oroposed to him that we should
?site m religious exercises He eagerly assented. [And
*-e tie_apologized ttial he bad not asked me on Monday to
r?} w id. him. 1 I said in reply that " I bad also to blame
.seit; thai, being an entire ?tranger to bim.l did not
n*w bow f.,r 1 miKbt veAlnrc upon a first interview ; that
? bm deeply reproached myself tor the emission as sooa as
?ittt bis cell on Monday." This explanation 1 gave the b>
qjest on my examination.
' tbeu said to him, before we prayed, 1 feel It my duty, as
?tai?Mrr ut God, and a servant of His church, to address
io you wonts ol tnonitiOM, some of wluch perhaps you mav
mu.k severe; t>ut I conceive them ?uited to your situation
tod bop- that God wul accompany them with his blessinr/
He rose trom the toot ot his bed, ?nd taking t folded
blanket trom under his pillow, laid it un the floor bv n>v
ixiitj knei; upon it, and buried histacein the coverlid' 1
COmmuccd reading the exbortation to a * Criminal ander
lemence ol D.aih.'aud when 1 reached the second sen
tence? f You are shortly to sufftw death in such a manner
that others, warned by your example, may be the more
?'rant t;? offend; and we pray God t?at you may make such
a*e of your punishment in this world that your'soni may be
Kved In ih? world to come "?[I would ask it as a fa?or of
?st reader to reter, when he comes to this, to the ' Exhorta?
tion ' in the 'Othce for tbe Visitation of Prisoners,' iu the
Prayer- Book (?bis swbbmgs were audible and continued.?
' rota the exti' -nation 1 jiroceeded at once to pray with him
*>" a nMieuctoi after conocmoation.'' He wept bitterly;
reptated aller me tb? penuous aud exprwssions, anil at the
?Miciusion said more lhau once," Amen." When! rose
tmui uiy knee., he remained in the same position, with h is
?4ce bidden, for at least two nxinatcs, uontiarijQg, it seemed
BY QREELEY & McELKATH.
VOJL. II. WO, 193.
lo me. broken supplications. I offered to leave kirn ruy
Prayer-Bock, and opened it at die ' OlEce for tbe Visitation
of Prisoners/ He gladly accepted it. saying " that be was
wot acquainted with such prayers." I offered him alv> a
prayer which 1 had written out for bim before I lett borne,
and several scripture references. He thanked me for them,
and when I reminded htm of Psalms, 50, 15, and implored
him to profit by its advice there ;n bu solitary cell?1' Call
upon God in the day ol trouble "?he wrung my hand, and
begged me not to think him so great a wretch ?s some did,
or something to iLis tflerx I told him I came not to judge
hhu : I was but " a sinner endeavoring to minister to a
wretched fellow si aner, and I prayed to God lo bless the
work to his soul's salvation.'' We parted.
W ko.nt.sday. Nov. 16.
At half past 10 o'clock this morning 1 went to the prison,
and on entering was informed by one of the door keej en
that two ministers of another denomination were desir ins
of an interview with Mr. Colt. He asked if I had seen
either of them, and seemed to wish my opinion as lo the
propriety of their admission to tbe coll. 1 said in reply that
I had not seen either of tbe gentlemen?that I came at Mr.
Colt's request, and thai it was for him to decide, I thought,
whether others should be admitted. While an officer went
to apprize him that I was there, another individual asked
me if I bad any apprehensions a.? to bis committing suicide.
1 observed that such an apprehension had not crossed my
mind since I had seen bim. ai.d that such a result, in my
judgement, in the prisoner's pre-ent frame, was not to be
expected. 1 then passed into tbe cell. Mr. Colt extended
to me bisband, and saying to him. " God be with you, Sir,"
I apologized for being somewhat behind the hour appoint?
ed. He replied that such apology was uuc. cessary, and as
soon as I s--nu*d myself, took a letter from his ubi*, :;::d
a-ked me if I knew a clergyman named James.
I replied, not personally, but by reputation; that I be?
lieved he belonged .to the Presbyterian denomination and
was of highly re-pectable character and .standing. He said
that he only wished to know inasmuch as Mr. James bad
written to him a very kind letter. 1 took occasion to men?
tion to him. what 1 understood was the desireof other eler
ical gentlemen to visit him, and that it was of course a
matter which he must decide. He said that he would ra?
mer decline the offer, lor the reasons which he had before
assigned, and objected to individuals coming there to as?
certain his views and afterward distorting them through
the press or the pulpit, and examining him on "doctrinal
points."
"Now doctrinal points," I understood him to say, "have
nothing to do with my case." ?such n declaration startled
me. and I immediately said, " the first principles *nd doc
brines ol Christ certainly bear on your case! There are
cardinal, vital doctrines, the glory and life of the Gospel,
which, from what has passed between us, I have been led
to entertain the hope, would prove in this hour yourstay.
You mii-i have found them summed up m the visitation
office," taking up as 1 spoke the Prayer Book, which I had
lett with him, and repenting as I did"so the Apostles creed
?" here," said I, pointing to the creed in the morning ser?
vice; "here is a summary of the essential doctrines ot
Christianity, held to by other Christian denominations as
well ashy the church of which I am a in nister. A humble
and living faith in these we hold to be essential to salva?
tion."
He said very promptly, "Ob, 1 believe all these?I be?
lieve in Christ, and I do n't see how any man can do otlier
wise." He then proceeded tosjy to this effect, that the
' doctrinal points' to w hich he had reterred were certain
views in reference t? the sin of our first parents and predes.
tination. He protested his belief that our first parents hav?
ing fallen from God and corrupted themselves, nil who de?
scended from ihem must be corrupt?but his dis -t*lief that
our first parents' stu was our peisonal sin. Nor could he
subscribe to the views entertained on the subject of predes?
tination and reprobation, as held in tie.* denomination in
which he bad been educated; Man was accountable for
yielding to hia corrupt propensities?lor g.ving way lo
temptation?but that the .Son of God had died for original
jud actual transgression, anj that His atonement wnnld
avail the sinner wiio bad filth and applied it to his heart
and conscience.
The general te- or of his remarks at this point interested
me much. I can only attempt an outline. He held that
man was born with 'religious instincts.' He dwelt upon
the cas? of the savage believing in the Great Spirit, and
compared with him an individual living under the Gospel.
The errors and mistakes of man in religion proved him a
religious being. 1 could coincide with much dial he said
tin ibis hitler lopic, *nd when I referred in corroboration ol
bis remarks to the heathen system of religion, the r sacri?
fices. 4ic, 1 recollect his observation.. " Yes, seeking for
something not revealed to them bat to us?an atonement
(or sin." .Mr. Colt asked me several direct questions as to
human responsibility.and expressed it to be his lull convic?
tion lhat God would deal hereafter with every one accord
:ng lo his privileges, means and opponunities; that be was
a just God, and would do right. Among other questions he
said to tnr in ss-ords to till* effect. ?* Why, nu??, tak.? ttu
ca?e of a poor laborer, with a family ofchildren growing up
in want and withOUl'tbe means Of iystrucrion, and compare
it with your situation, sir, and your children, and do n't you
suppose that God will make allowances for one which he
wJD not lor tbe other? "
Alter some farther conversation on lhe.se topics, I turned
it to a point 00 which I was aware the community fell, as 1
did myself, a deep interest, and where they had a right lor
information if it could be obtained.
The Episcopal Church, in I he office lor the " Visitation
of Prisoners," requires her ministers' nlieran examination
of the individual concerning his laith and repentance; to ex?
hort him to a particular confession of the sin for which he
is condemned. 1 called Mr. Cull's nttenti *n 'o the rubric
on this subject, and found that be was nwart i its require?
ments; Reminding him then of Iba circumstances under
which we had first met. and ibe character and remits of
our interview, I appealed to him in the strongest and kind
est terms I was masler of. for the manifestation on his part,
of larther confidence. He met ihe. appeal as it was meant.
He solemnly declared that he committed the act in seb
defence.
" 1 have said so," said lie, " again and again, but where n
the use..' They will not believe it, they will not believe iL"
His face was covered with his handkerchief, and he wept
bitterly. His manner and words affected me deeply. 1
asked him alter a pause several questions. Among others
this?" Will you carry this as your confession to the bar ol
God?" He assured me solemnly that he was prepared so
10 do, and no! to die with a lie upon his lips. I inquired ot
bim," Taking your own account then to be the truth, do
you think God has dealt harshly with yon, under present
circumstances'" "No;" said he, " God has not done it.
Man has done it " 1 inquired ol him farther; " You declare
that you acted in self-defence. Still must you not feel dee;-,
sorrow and distress lor having hurried a fellow creature with
nut a moment's preparation into the presence of his God
and brought such wo upon bis family.'"' He assented with
much emotion. I told him that I was constrained to believe
be spoke the truth.
1 then prayed with bim?offered him again, after con?
cluding, a prayer which 1 had written out that morning,
and seveinl Scripture references, such as the six penitential
Psalms, fee. He thankfully accepted thfin. Rising to de?
part 1 quoted Matthew xi.*28, kc, and closed an interest?
ing though painful visit of one hour and a halt. I have
omitted to mention that Mr. Coll complained ol the course
taken by the press, especially the false nnd unwarrantable
statements of some of the "penny papers." 1 gave him
every ansurance that I was not the author, or responsible
for one jot or title, and begged of him not to look at anv
newspaper. I took his Bible as I left the cell ami put it into
his hands?" There,"said I, "my deer sir, is Heaven's best
gilt to one in your situation; read that, ami let lying ora?
cles alone."
Six o'clock, P. Af.?At the prisoner', request I was to re?
new my visit to-morrow morning. But upon reflection, and
for the purpose of ascertaining hi* determination in relation
to one point in particular, 1 repaired at this hourto his cell.
He seemed glad to see me, and Iiis attention was asked at
once to the matter on my mind. He was much atlected as
soon as 1 touched upon it?the situation of Iii? child and u?
mother. Upon my expressing a hope that he was ready to
repair to the utmost of his power the wrong done, he said,
" Oh, certainly, it was his wish," and when I added, " per?
haps you do not fully take mv meaning. Are you ready to
admit her to the rights of a wife ?" He gave his ready as?
sent, but added?"Perhaps his relatives ought to be asked.
Ha did not know what their feelings were," or words to
this effect. He then w ent on of his own accord to detail the
circumstances under which ibe acquaintance was formed.
spoke of-with kindness, nnd whenever he referred to
the child manifested great emotion. He promised to men?
tion the matter to his friends as soon as he had nn opportu?
nity. I prayed with him and bade bim farewell.
Thursday, November 17.
When I reached the prison at about a quarter past 11 to?
day, I was informed of a rumor being in circulation that the
Executive had respited the prisoner until January'- Think?
ing it very important to have certain information on this
point bt-lbre an interview with Colt, I called on Mr. Graham,
who coincided with me in opinion, and kindly accompanied
me lo the Sheriffs office. The result of an application lor
delay was made to us, and I was requested to communicate
it loMr. Colt, together with the request lhat he would fix
the hour on the morrow. Bet?re I reached his cell be had
been informed by some friends of tbe Governor's renewed
refusal to interfere. He grasped my band as I entered, and
we were both too much overcome to say a word. 1 prayed
at his side for some time, both audibly and silently, ana he
remained on his knees tor some mi uies after I had c nclu
ded. His acknowledgements of bis siufulnessand of his hope
tbat be wouid find mercy at his Heavenly Father's band to?
uts Saviour's sake, came unprompted and were humble and
fervent.
To comfort him, I found myself unequal to any thing
more for a while than simply to repeal God's own assuran?
ces to the penitent and believing, from the holy volume,
and put up brief ejaculations lhat he would strengthen and
support my brother sinner in this hour ot hi* sore calamity.
Inexpressibly painful as this interview was. before it closed
I implored bim and adjured him as well as I was able, to tell
me once mere whether he would stand by his ackuowleoge
menu of yesterday touching the sad act for which he was
to suffer, as the truth, ihe wlio'e tre?i, and nothing but ihe
truih. " O, yes?yes." was his reply. " Can you, my dear
Sir," I asked, " throw anv more light upon what passed .'?
If so, confidn in me. 1 will do what I cao to have justice
donetoyour memorv." "No," said be, "Ihave nothing
more to add to what these letters contain," banding me at
the same time a printed copy, in an envelope, ol a paper,
called " Extra TatlW, Oct. 23, 13-12 ' When the sheriff and
another gentleman (1 believe Mr. Hart's brother) entered
the cell to announce, as it was their painful duty, his ap
proachmgend, "OMr. Hart, may God forgive you," I
think was the exclamation of the unlortunate man, as be
ibrew himself upon his face on his bed and wept
When asked at what hour.' u Let it be," said be," at the
setting of the sun." I did not remain very long after they
withdrew, as he had, as he said, letters lo write, and many
friends who wauld wish to see him, and roust for a time be
eft alone. 1 recollect well before wes- paraied how he look
bis handkerchief from his lace, and looking up with stream?
ing eves to Heavm, said, "Oh, I believe God-1 believe
?V u- ' ,for ,Jie Savior, forgive me." After again praying
wit.i him 1 bads him ta-ewell wub a promise to return on
l-ri-ay morning at 9 o'clock, lo be with him lrom 9 to 10 at
his own request.
Memorandum.-.Before I visited Mr. Colt Ibis day, I rode
o^ra'9,io my iriend the Rev. Dr. Smith. Rector of St.
Peter's, and hud ail my no;es before him, and asked bis ad
OFFICE NO. 160 !
SEVT-VOBX, TUESDAY JlOl
vice. He thought I ought to mention to the pr isoner the ap?
prehensions on the minds ot" some that be would commit
suicide, which 1 did at this point of the conversation ; and
told him solemnly if such an idea crossed his mind at any
time, to dismiss u at once as the delusion ot the adversary,
as he valued bu hopes of eternal salvation. He was much
aifected ai the lime, an l disavowed expressly all sucli in?
tention. Dr. Smith, so far as he could ;orm an opinion from
I my '? notes" ami conversation, encouraged me in the course
j 1 was adapting.
j We discussed for some time whether in what I supposed
J to be tbe prisoner's state of mind, ii was expedient that I
; should mention to bim the apprehension winch others en
i tertained of bis destroying himself. Atter much conversa?
tion wi h my reverend and dear friend we came to ihe con?
clusion that it was my dnty so to do. Again. I do not re
men, ber to have stated in my examination why I threw all
mention of Ibis mailer into the form of a memorandum and
not into the "notes of interviews." On Thursday night,
alter consulting with one in whose judgem-m I couid cox
tide, we came to the conclusion that in cas^ the prisoner
met his death according to the sentence of the law, and I
should deem ii my duty to lay before Ibe public these
"notes" as they wer- first written, it would be heiter, in
order lo spare ilV ft elings of survivor-, to avoid all mention
of my having made to btm this appeal.
The statement which follows, die public wiil bear in
mind', is founded upon a few notes in pencil taken hastily on
Friday, which I read at my examination before the inquest,
anci upon my SBbseqneut recollections of the events in the
prison, where I remained Irom 9 until 5 o'clock.
Friday, Nor. 18, 9 A. M.
When I reached the cell door, I staled to the officer on
doty that a< I was to he with the prisoner by his own ap?
pointment iroai 9 to 10, I begged that we might not be in?
terrupted, to wiiich he kindly consented. As 1 entered .Mr.
Colt advanced and received me in a manner so calm and
kind as affected me deeply. I cannot describe iL The re?
mains ol his breakfast he hastened to remove,and as 1 stood
opposite to him, before seating myself, he informed me that
Mis? Hensbaw would soon be present?of bis w;>h to have
die marriage ceremony/pertormed?that be hsd nodcubt
she would consent?that his brother had gone to bring her
to ttie prison, and would be there shortly.
tie -ai down on the loot of his bed, an l 1 drew a chair
near to it. He immediately handed tu me a small package
containing a- he -aid $000, and asked me to count it. I
opei.ed liie package so as to see thai it was a sum ;n gold
aud notes, and without c<milling it, took it in charge, saying
that 1 supposed u was correct. (The sum was subsequent?
ly counted in ihe presence ot witnesses, aud found to be
$25>t in American gold, and ihe remainder in notes of the
city banks.) He u.en showed me a receipt drawn ap by
himself to ihe above effect, and finding upon examination of
:t thai it referred to Miss Hensbaw a.? bis wedded wile. 1
advised bim ta defer the completing af lb is instrument until
she had beeom- so, and men nave my signature attested by
a competent witoess. lie acquiesced. (It was alterward
signed by me and attested by Mr. Payne.)
He men went on lo explain more lully bis wishes, and the
arrangements which he had made in the. matter? read a
letter winch be intended to give, as he said, " to Caroline "
?spoke ol both mother and child with deep emotion, and
said how anxious he was that the mother should leavi a vir?
tuous life, and ihe child be duly educated. Here it was. J
recollect, be gave bis views wiiti so much correctness, in my
opinion, of tbe mfldei.ee of ihe" associations ol h?me," in
training up children, that my feelings gave way. 1 ex?
pressed, 2? soon as 1 could, my thoughts ai seeing him so
disposed?my readiness to comply wiui his wish in refer?
ence to the marriage, and my hope that Ibis anxiety on Ids
part lo repair iu this matter wrong done w as evidence ot
sincere repentance. He at unce, andso cordially,responded
to my sentiments, that I was overpowered. I suggestrd
the propriety of bavins' ihe marriage over immediately, and
at his request knocked at the cell door to ascertain i: his
brother bad completed ihe arrangements. 1 understood
I,mi to say he bad gone lor Miss Henshawand witnesses.
Uui we could not make ourselves heaiU m consequence ol
die unlocking of several cell do r.-.
He observed ih.u ih?fy were ?? feeding the prisoners," .. e.
"giving ibem breakfast, and we must wait." A tittle cir
cuitistauceat mis time struck me as a proof uf bis coliecied
ncus. He had louciied lt:s face With nis hand as he seated
hanself, and happening to look at his hand and said? " 1
have somehow blackened my face." He examined him
?elt wuh a looking-glass,and either with bis handkerchief,
I or a towel, removed the stain. Finding thai we coul I not
make ourselves heard by knocking at Wir inner iron dour, 1
look up bis B.ble, as we resumed our seats, and remarked
mat he wnuld spe id, I hoped, the time until liiey came,
profitably, and inquired if mere was any pa.s?age in particu?
lar he w.stied to have read. My Object was to turn conver?
sation at 00C? into the only proper channel. He left tiie se?
lection to myself. The bible, J found on opening it, was
folded down at several places.
tine ol tbe first 1 struck upon was the I5:h of St. Luk*. I
dwelt tor a time upou the Brstsevenversese?thejoy in
ven over a. repeu ing sinner, lmrd bun again here ; and
l rJIstiwctly recollect, in the course of my remarks, touching
upon the situation of one in his terrible circumstances, hav?
ing a conscience cie.tr iroHi wihul blood-gudtioess,and u?k
mg bim again (a* I was silling uirectly in bum o; him.) If
it was so with bioisell; bla'protestations were the same us
tn-.-y had been; Several passages of Scripture caught my
eye is consequence of the. pages being turned down, ami
led to brief comments, just as my feelings prompted. I can
now recollect 2d Cornuhians, .r>tu chapter, 1st and 2d verses
?" For we know ii me earthly house of ibis tabernacle be
dissolved," Sec.?which led to his asking nie some questious
as to the resurrection ol tbe body, its identity, &c allot which
pomts(lhe difficulties as to a resurrecii n) he appeared fully
io accord wim me in sentiment, could he solved and dissi?
pated by simply recognizing lue power of God. At the
third verse, " ii so be thai being clothed upon we shall noi
be fcund naked," I now have it on my mind bow 1 struggled
lo find words simple yet strong to show bim how naked in?
deed is the sinner if be be u?t covered with the Son of
God's ngwieousii**ss, and atl was as pointed to bim by ques?
tion a> 1 was able.
The case ol" the blind man lieg ging of Jesus by the way?
side (Luke xvin, 35.) was also brought before this unfortun?
ate man,and iheon.y available plea ior acceptance in such an
hour?Mercy through the Saviour?urged I cannot tell bow
I ofieR, nor can I tell the effect produced upon me by bis
manner and his expressions at this interview. There seem-M
to be a load lilted iroin off me. If 1 mistake not, about 10,
or a little b fore, I knocked again at ibe door, ai his request,
or bis brother entered to make some inquiry. My recollec?
tion here is nut so clear. My pencil note, winch 1 made
some lime afterward, is as leliuws: ?' His Inoiher entering,
arrangements were made lo bring C. 11. and we letl the cell
togedier, Mr. ChIi w ishing io be alone. 1 am io wait until
his brotlier returns " The time intervening until t J o'clock
was passed by me in the galleries adjacent to the pi isoner's
cell, and in a vacant cell wtiicb ose ot ihe keepers allowed
me io occupy.
There was a great anxiety manifested by many individ?
uals as soon as thei first Interview ended, to learn from me
the unhappy man's behavior a-id slate ot mind, so lar as 1
could judge"; and I could not avoid expressing my humble
hope and belief, to such as accosted me, thai be w as pre?
pared to submit lo his sentence. About 12 o'clock, Mr.
Coli'? brother informed me that all the arrangements w ere
mad;- lor the marriage. 1 entered the cell again, and at
once proceeded wim ihe ceremony, several persons being
present as witnesses. I dwell nut upon the scene. When
felt wuh the parlies, I counseled, comforted ami prayed
with them. When 1 had concluded, he spoke to ht-r wnb
an intensity Of feeling respecting her future course ot life
aud the welfare of the child. Ills request lo be lei I alone
with Ins wife was indeed to nie a great relief.
1 think it w as uhout 1 P. M., when 1 was requested to ask
Mr. Samuel Colt if he had made arrangements to provide
for the interment. He came at my request to the vacant
cell, the third from bis brother1*, where I was sitting, and
upon my putting to him ibe.question he was completely
overcome, and exclaimed, "Ob, 1 did not think it would
come to this''?showing me thai until thai moment be en
tertained a hope ot his brother's reprieve. Finding that he
had made no arrangemei.ts, and mat he wished a place lor
temporary interment, to relieve bim from his agony I felt
no hesitation iu offering the temporary u-e of a vault at St.
."dark's ami ihe services ot the sexton. He referred me U?
Mr. Seiden, and aller conferring w uh that gentleman, the
necessary order was s<rm by me io Mr. Oisbruw.
It was, if I recollect, about half past 1, when the prisoner
again asked lu see me. As soon as I entered his cell axd
the door was closed, he advanced aud taking me by ibe
arm said. "Now let us pray." We knelt and first be poured
out (as it seemed to me) nis soul in prayer. 1 recollect that
Ins last word? were " Oh. my God, 1 come to thee." He sup?
plicated for bis wne, child, friends and enemte?. His ex?
pressions were without effort, tervent and touching. 1 can?
not say bow long he prayed. In conclusion he implored
God's blessing upon me, and all was asked through our
Lord aud Saviour. When he ended I prayed with rum. aud
when he rose from bis knees, ' I have asked," he ?aad, "for
ajwaicti."
I gave tbe signal at the door of tbe cell, and when it was
opened, and the w atch handed to bim, he asked to compare
me time with the sheriff's, and louna that it wanted 20
minutes of 2. "Now,' said he. " if any wish to bid tue
farewell let ibem come, as I wish lo be lelt alone?I wish to
pray." As they were entering, 1 took him by the hand and
hoped that he would meet me end with Christian fortitude,
anil saying so paused. '? Yes," said he, and bafore I relin?
quished his baud, 1 begged of him to leim upon the Savior
tor acceptance, and look lo Him, the Lord Jehovah, for
e vet lasting strength.
It was his request as we parted that 1 should come at four
o'clock. The intervening momenta were spent by me in
tbe adjacent eel'. About 20 minutes after 3 the Sheriff
came to me and observed to this effect, that there would be
but little light alter 4, and as some preparations were to be
mzde when lb* religh us services were ended in the pris?
oner's cell, he asked my opmion about shortening tbe time j
stated. It was agreed between us that the Sheriff sheuld j
give the signal a few minutes after I had been in thecelL I
At 4 the Sheriff caiied me. Tue public are informest nl- 1
ready ofwhat followed.
The prisoner, instead of dying as the sentence of the law
demanded,passed to his final account by laying violent
hands on himself.
I have nathing more to add, except to put up for my
readers and myself a prayer which is taught by the Chntcn
to which I belong to her people at the advent season just
opening:
?' Almighty God : Give us grace that we may cast away
the works ot darkness and put upon us tbe armor af light,
now in tbe lime of this mortal lite iu which thy Son Jesus
Christ came to visit us in great humility, that in tbe last
day, when He shall come again in his glorious majesty to
judge both the quick and dead, wc may rise to the life im?
mortal, through him who liveih and rei^neth with Thee
and the Holy Ghost?how and ever?Amen."
HENRY ANTHON,
Rector of St. Mark's Cnurcb, New-York
November 21, 1S12._
O" Particular Notice.?Those persons having
furniture of any description ta dispose of, or who are break?
ing up house-keeping, will find? ready sale rer any portion
or all of their goods, by sending their address, or calling
upon the subscriber. Goods t* any amount purctased.
je20 u F. COLTDN it CO., 137 Caairaaeit.
ETL-iebig's Agricul tural Chemistry for sale
t this office, price 25 cents. Five- cornea for *100.
NASSAU-STREET.
KVIrVG, NOVEMBER 22, i?4-3.
SJuXDS'S SARSAPAR1LLA.
FOR THE REMOVAL AND PERMANENT CORE OF
ALL DISEASES ARISING FROM AN IMPURE
STATE OFTllE BLOOD. OR H \BIT
OF THE SYSTEM,NAMELY:
SCROFULA.or king's EVIL, RHEUMATISM. OBSTINATE CUTA?
NEOUS ERUPTIONS, pimples, OR PTSTCLEs ON the face,
BLOTCHES. BILES. CHROS1C sore EVES, ring WORM
pr TETTER. SCALD hea n, ENLARGEMENT OT the
BONES and JClNTs, STUBBORN ILCER3. SYFH
ILITIC STMPTOMS. SCIATICA OR Ll'msa
co,and diseases arising from an inju?
dicious us*- or Mercury, Ascitics.or
Drop.y,exposure or imprudence
in life. AJso, Chronic Consti
liOBal Disorders will be re?
moved bv tbis preparation.
WONDERFUL EFFECTS oF SANDS'S SARSAPA
P.lLLA IN NORWICH.
Read the following imm .Mr*. Win. Phillips, who has
long resided at the Faili, The facts are well known to all
the old residents in that prirt of the city.
.Messrs. A. B. Sands k Co.. Sirs : * Mo-t gratefully do 1
embrace tbis opportunity for staling to yon U:e great relief
I obtained from the u-e or your Sarsaparilla. I slssll also
be happy, through you, to publish to all. who are adhered,
as I lately was, the account of my unexpected, and evan
for a long while despaired of cure. Mine is a painful story
and trying and sickening as is the narrative of it. for the
sale ot many who may be so surely relieved, I will briefly
vet accuraiely state it.
Nineteen years ago last April afitol sickness left me with
an Erysipeias eruption. Dropsical collections immediately
loo* place over the entire suriace of my body, causing such
an enlargement that it was necessary to add a half yard to
th--ize of my dresses around the wa;?L Next followed,
upon my limbs, ulcers, painful beyoBd description. For
years both in summer and winter, the only mitigation ?-i
my suffering was tou-d in pouring upon ttiose parts cold
water. From my limbs the paiu extended over my w hole
oody. 't here was litera ly tor me no rest, by day or by
night. Upon lying down these pains would shoot ihn'ugb
my system, and compel me arise, and, for hours together,
walk the house,so that I was almost entirely deprived ot
-leep. During this lime the Erysipelas continued active,
and the ulcers enlarged, and vi deeply have thvse eaten,
that for two and a half years they have been suln'ect to
bleeding. During these almost twenty years I have con?
sulted many physicians These have called my disease?
as it was attended with an obstinate cough, and a steady
and active pain in my side?a dropsical consumption : and
though they have been skilful practitioners, Uiey were
only able 10 afford my ca?e a partial and temporary relief.
I bad r*any other difficulties n o complicated to describe.
1 have also used many of the medicmess that have been
recommended as infallible cures lor this disease, yet these
all failed, and I was most emphatically growing worse. In
this critical condition, given up by friends, and expecting,
lor myself, relief only in death. 1 was by the timely inter?
position of a kiud Providence, mrnished with your, to iwe,
invaluable Sarsaparilla. A singl-.- bottle gave me an assur?
ance of health, wbich. for twenty years 1 nad not once leit.
Upon taking .the second, my" enlargement diminished,
ai.d in fusc/re daya .(rota the 8ih October, when I com?
menced taking your Sarsaparilla. I was able to enjoy
sleep andresi, by night, as relreshing as any I ever en?
joyed when in perfect Health. Besides, I was, in this short
time, relieved tmnj all those excrutiating and unalleviaitd
pains that had afflicted my days, as well as robbed in?o!
my night's repose. The ulcers upon my limbs are healed,
me Erysipelas cured, and my sire reduced nearly to my
former measure.
Thus much do I feel it a privilege to testify to the e?i
cacy of your health-restoring Sarsaparilla. A thousand
thanks, sirs, from one whose comfort arid whose hope ol
future health are due. under God, to your instrumentality.
And may the same Providence that directed me to your
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ing others, as diseased and despatriag as your much re?
lieved and very grateful Iriend.
ASENATH M. PHILLIPS.
New London, Co. ss, Norwich, Now 4, 1842.
Personally appeared, the above-named Asenath M. Phil?
lips, and made oath to the tacts contained iu (he loi ?going
statement before me. RUFUS W. MATHEWS0N,
Jusiice ot the Peace.
Being personally acquainted with Mrs. Phillips, I certify
that the above assorted lacis are substinlially true.
W3L H. RICHABDS,
Minister of the Gospel at Norwich, Conn.
XT Another proof of the superior value and efficiency of
this preparation.
New-York, Oct. 19, 1842.
Messrs. Sanci?Gentlemen : If you alone were con?
cerned in the preseot statement, the great inducement lor
making it would be removed; for of course no testimony
can strengthen your own convictioi.s in relation to the value
and ulieienoy ot your Sarsaparilla, which has already
proved soc.'i a blessing to the many hundreds who liuve
used iL But 1 have linked upon ihe. world encircling hi
us arms thousands bowed down with sufferings similar tw
my owu, w ho would gladly hasten to the same source that
restored my health, if ihey were persuaded ihey would
meet with the same happy results. Therefore, gentlemen,
it is that those thousand* may be convinced, ami profit by
their conviction as I have done, that induces me to state be.
fore the world a period of suffering such as few have
known, and the permanent relief I received from your
Saisaparilla. But how shall I begin, or how describe ihose
excruciating agonies that seizedupoo my frame r Early
in the month of June, 1840, 1 was tirsi attacked with rheu?
matism, caused, l have reason lo believe, by a severe cold
contracted while nursiug one of my children, who was Iben
very ill.
My suffering soon became intense, everywhere I seemed
diseased. For five months I was unable to walk, and for
six weeks did not lie upon u bed, but was obliged lo remain
is a sitting posture, that being less agonizing than any oth?
er. My whole body was so sore and racked with pain that
the slightest touch caused inexpressible distress. For a pe?
riod ol many months 1 dkl not sleep but two nights,and ihe
only rest I Obtained was during the day, when nature be
came exhausted and 1 fell into a slumber, from which I was
soon awakened by the beating and throbbing paia. My
limbs were swollen and my shoulders drawn out of place,
and altogether 1 was rendered entirely helpless. 1 obtained
the best medical advice, but without receiving any perma?
nent reliel. The rheumatism being combined with a swell?
ing and painful affectlono! the joints, rendered itsliii w?rse.
Tumors formed under the skin, round my bead, which
caused burning and lancialing paius similar t? scrofula ol
the glands.
My groans at night causod the watchman to stop in the
street n> lie passed by ; and when many of my friends re?
siding in Pougbkeepsie last visited me, ihey" bid me fare?
well, as they tken thought for ever; and once Ihe family as?
sembled in the room lo watch the last spark of liiego oul
Bui the flame of life again glared up within me ; and soon
after tbis I heard ol your Sarsaparilla. and determined to
try it; and behold the resulL After taking one bottle the
pain left me. and I was able lo walk and sleep. I could
scarcely realize the transition?so sudden, so complete. Al?
ter using four or five houles, I was entirely cured. And
are you alone, gentlemen, concerned lo know it.' 1 think
not; and this language is too mild for the occasion. For I
know- that the medicine that possesses the power to cure me
is capable of conferring the same blessing upon thousands
of oUiers suflering?perhaps dying ; therefore, these are nil
concerned to know that they can tie cured. In fact, all are
concerned hi the discovery of any thing that tends to pro
mute die happiness of the human race; tor we are social
brings, and cannot sutler alone. Persons may doubt this
statement If Ihey will, and go on ami suffer and die, I have
discharged a duty which I fell incumbent upon me in mak?
ing it known for die benefit of those who choose to believe
iL And when I look into the past?upon those solitary days
aui4 sleepless nights?1 thank Gcd that I am as I am. And
1 thank you, gentlemen, that vou have made science minis?
ter unto our infirmities, and f, for oae, will proclaim the
facL Respectfully,
ANN BROWN, 479 Houston street.
Prepared and sold, wholesale and rptaii, and tor expor?
tation, by A. B. SANDS ,t CO., Druggis.s and Chemists,
Granite "Buddings, No. ZT? Broadway, corner of Chambers
street. New-York. Sold also by A. B. 4: D. Sands, Drug?
gist-, Nss. 79 and 100 Fullon-stree't; David Sands k Co.. No.
77 Bast Broadway, cornier of Markct-streeL Price $1?tj
hollies for $3. nil if
NOTICE.?Just opened a fine assort
ment of Plated Brass and Japanned Bills
A fine assortment of Plated and Brass Stirrups
Do da do do Hames
Do do do do Koobs
Do do do do Lamps
Do do English Bridles and Martingales
Do do Whalebone Rosettes
Do do Ivory Rings
v Do do Silk and Wotsted Lace
Do do Springs, Axles. Hubs and Top
And Patent Leather
Do do Whios, Tacks, Web, tc. by
sI4 if _JNO. S. SUMMERS. 272 Pear! sL
PEW in Ascension Church for sale.?
Pew No. 13 on thejrround floor, in the body of the
Church. Applv at No. TS SomJr-street' ie!4
E~~NGi7lSirTRUN.?1??~tons, weTTas"
sorted, for sale by
nl4 GRINN ELL, MINTURN k CO.. 78 South-^.
ARGE NUT OR STOVE COAL.?
First quality Peach Orchard, this day discharging
from boat Counsel, foet of Hubert street, clean and in good
order, for sale at the lowest market price by
WARD k BROWNE,
nl4 4H Washington, comer of Laignt-strceL
WOOD'SCREVV?.~-25,00? gross
New England Screw Co.'s Br. Brass aud Iron
Wood Screws, assorted, from J in. to 3 inches, No. 20, war
ranted superior to any imported, for sale at their ware?
house, 34 Jobn-sL Every varietv of Screws made to order
nlS_MITCHELL k. WITHERELL. Agents.
REAL ESTATE EXCHANGE, 160
Nassau-street, (opposite the City HalL) where those
who have HOUSES er LOTS FOR SALE or TO LET,
may have them registered tor the accommodation of those
who may wish to parchase or hire- Maps and Plans will
be exhioited ana explained, with the price of the "same,
without charge until sold or let according to directions?
which may faciiiute neeoonions by enabling ihose in search
of property readily to find the best adapted at the lowest
price- ISAAC M. WOOLLEY.
nlS lm_360 Nassaa-st. next to the cor, of Spruce
VHERMILLiON_30 cases Chinese, for
sale by GRINNE LL, MINTURN k CO.,
?14 73 South-street.
R~ ICHMOND FLOUR.?700 barrels su
pcrfine, for sale by
ai4 GR1NNELL. MINTURN k CO.. 78 South -si.
ENGLISH IRON.?100 tons weil as?
sorted, tor sale by
o21 G RINN'ELL, MINTURN k CO. 78 South-?.
FOUR DOLLARS A YEAR.
WHOI?% r*o. sot.
WANTED?A place as wet Nurse by
a healthy, respectable wouion?her chilli 6 week's
oht. Apply at 474 Cherry-street nt93l*
WANTED?A situation by a very Ca?
pable r:ian who liyedwith Ihf late ?'resident. as
waiter; -aould go OOt with a carriage. Applv at 10 Clark
street n!3 4l*
A/\A WANTI:[).?SeventhZ?
vUU *and Dollars 0:1 a Farm of tour bua
acres, lying OU the Hudson River, in Cortlandtown,
We?iciiester Countv. Sa u Farm :s valued wt fifty dollars
anaerr. HALSTED k MAU TINDALE.
n!9 3i* i4 John-streit.
/
rpo JEWELERS.?For sals at Public
A Audi >n. to dose a tru-t, a lot of Jewelers' Tools.con?
sisting of Rc-iiing .Mills, Lathes, Dies, and other small Tools.
Also. J Iron Chest, and ?. lot of Chrystal StoDes. The sale
will take place on Friday; 25 th ::isl "111 the rear of2S Second
street- ._ _n!9 lw
B( >AKD.?A g;eut:cm;in and his? w ifc aiu!
a few single gentlemen can have ; if-'-.ini rooms and
good trf)ard at 77 Murray-sirtet. A few day hoarders can
also be accommodated. 1114 tm
UARD?6? Puanc st.?There is noth?
ing better, mulling cheaper. Call and see. o7 tm*
BOARDING.-A geutleiiian and his
wif?f, or two or three respectable young men. may
rind Board and pleasant rooms in a genteel houv and p i
vate family, at No. 9 Dover-street, a tew doors (mm Frank?
lin square. Price low to suit the times. Reference re?
quired. _o25 lm*
DR. 0. .lAMIESON'S M K DIG AT ED
VAPOR BATEN nr.- ::o>v in full operation, for
piines, stirTne-s, i;r. No. 37 Laorens-streeL r?24 lm*
?7 GASiSS Men's, Boys"
*?/?l)\j\J Vouihs' thick Boots, for sale chi
and
for sale cheap ior
cash by A. CLAFL1N.
08 h'w' 253 Peari-sireet, up stairs.
PRINTING PAPER of. all sizes "and
quality made to order, at the shortest notice, at man
uiacturers* prices, by
pJS __ GAjJNTill)KRR1CKS0N, 159Sotith-st.
CHEAPEST, best and most fashionable
in New-York. Hats, Caps, Muffs, fancy Furs, Fut
Trimming, old Furs attended to, at
nl4 2w* MOXARQP.es. C24 Bowery.
R^Ll^DGEll3l?N ri ILV E R.-~J AS;
G. MOFFETT, 121 Prince-street, near Wooster
would particularly call the attention of Hardware Dealer,
and Manufacturers to his -uperior article ot Ger*ian Silvei,
which be o.isrs for sale wholesale and retail, ot all thick
tiesses, and warrants it eqjil to any, either Foreign or D< ?
raesUC.fArct mr acd settnesw. ti2U
TIT THE LOVERS 7P superior Hla7s |
Tea!?flow-qua'* Mixture 1?This extremely delicioui
and unparalleled Te?, so highly celebrated in China and
Europe,just imported, is now for sale at the Canum Tet
Company's General Tea Establishment, IS1 Chatham-Street,
New-York, in Chinese packages price 50 cts and (1 each.
my21 tf
M~^i7Kx?lWC H A1 RSi^eventfrl?z
en writ finished, Hair Seals, kc. in lots to suit pur?
chasers, fur salv very low at -w>8 VVashington-sf. a.*2 if
KEldiKS ! LEECHES ! !?Just re
_Iceived several thousand Swedish Leeches very large
and healthy, for sale at a verv low market price. Also, we
received a silver medal at '.he last Fair?f the American In?
stitute for the best specimen of Swedish bred Leeches.
JOHN ALLAYOLA,
o21 lm* 106 Bowery und 47S Broadway.
SICKLES'S Perpendicular Motion D.oor
Spring.?This is a new and desirable article, and at a
low price. Forsale at 8f John-street. nl tf
rpRUNK ruards?HUM) as7iruiak
i Boards for sale at Manufacturer's prices, hv
nl2 GAUNT k DORRICKSON. 150 South-st.
S- HOVELS and Hollow Ware"?UK)
dozen N at W.' S. Eddy's cast steel Shovels; 100 do
do. iron Shovels. Also a good assoriniens of Hollow War*
on hand, and for sale by
oll F. F. RDDY C4 Old Slip
H
AKD-WARE PAPER?600 reams.
_ different sizes, 36 by 40 to,2Lby.27; also?3d refin
Envelope?150 gross Bonnet Boards, lur ?nie at m.inulae
turers' prices, by GAUNT it DERKICKSON,
n!3 _ 159 Soulh-Mre?-L
NITW-YORK CARD PrlESl3^?ir^
tide at a low price?simple in movement and capa?
ble of executing as neat work as auy other press. For sale
at HI John street. _nl tf
^OCOON?T X;?ncoOKS.^ne_ sub
scriber will pny cash for Cocoous.or he will reel them
tor quarter of the product.
August 20, 1642. DAVID L. SEYMOUR, Agent,
au22 3m Stair- Pi ison. Mount Pleasant.
JOHN FELTH AM, Wholesale and HetaiJ
LE'ATHEK, GLOVE AND MITTEN MANOFAC
T Uli ER, No. 136' William street, New-York, tour doors
South of Fulton streeL
Buckskin Suspenders,Shirts and Drawers; Pi.nuo Forte
Leather; Blank and Ci lored Buckskins for Saddlers.
Undressed Deer-.' Skins bought,and Deers' Hair for sale.
o27 lm*_ _ _
M PO RTANT TO M E RC HA NTS .'?
The contents of WUdert Patent Salamander Sale havi
never been injured (much less destroyed) by fire. The}
can only be had at the Iron Sale Store of
SILAS C. HERRING, 139 Wnter streeL
N. B. Safes of other makers, such as have been taken in
part payment for Wildert, for sale at less than one hall o!
nrst cost, as above. s8
THhITLARGEST, Cheapest autOest
assortment of CORSETS is to he found at No. 443 .
Penri-street. N. Y. Countrv and City .Merchants supplied
on liberal terms. ALEXANDER SAMSON,
Importer and wholesale dealer in l.'orsels,
0I8 im- 443J Pearl-street. N. Y.
R~OLLED ArWTLATED"BRASS.
A first rate article of Boiled and Plated Brass,can
always he found at JAMES G. MOFFKTT, 121 Prince sL,
near Woosier.at the lowest market prices. Likewiie a very
rooerior article of Conner's Bras*. ?.22 tt
OLIVE OIL.?40 pipes, for" safe by
GRINNELL, MINTUBN it CO.,
nil 73 South-streeL
G1 ALLEGCT "FLOUR.?1,'??? b??^rela
b~ fresh, for sale by
nit GRINNELL, MIXTURN k C?->., 73 South-sL _
KJE FIIVF I> &V?i
WOOLSEY & VVOOLSEY continue
to sell their Standard Double Refined Sugar ai Un?
reduced Cash prices they have charged for some mooih*
pan, namely:
When 5 packages are purchased.10 cents per lb.
When less than 5 packages are purchased... 10J do. do.
Pow dered, ball"a cent per pound additional.
The above are packed as follows:
Loaves in boxes of 300 pounds, 1
Crushed in barrirls of 2?0 do. > No charge for packages.
Powdered in barrels ol 250 do. )
Apply to the New-York Patent Sugar Refinery.
New.York, Nov. 1st. or at ?9 V> all-?treeL
N. B. Orders outol the Cily must be accompawied by a
remittance. n7 lm
Dying ANdTbInTING of Silk, Cot
ton and Woolen Goods, by the New-York and New
Jersey Dye and Pruit Works. OiSce 111 WUJiamsstreet,
corner ot John.
Silks Satins, Merinos, Orleans Cloths,
Ribbons. Shawl*, Cassimeres, Vestings,
Gloves, Vrlvets, Monssetine de Laines,
Laces, Hosiery. Bombazines, Eleones,
Gro de Naps, HdkK, Drap de Ete, Chaily?,
Levanfnes, Sinchaws, Dyed, Primed and restored.
Fancy Dyeing Department.?Ladies silk and woolen,
figured and "plain Dresses, Cloaks, Mantillas, Shawls, Rib?
bons, Hose, Gloves, Mitts. Also, gentlemen's Coats, Over?
coat!, dyed and pressed. Table and Piano Covers, Cur?
tains, Rugs. Carpets, cleaned and dressed. o24 lm*
PHunting ink manufactory.
The subscriber has for upward of twenty-five years
b'ea engaged in the manufacture of Printing Ink, during
which time it has been nsed extensively throughout tb
Uniied Slates. His long experience as a manufacturer ot
Ink, and likewise as a practical Printer, enables him to fur?
nish his typographical brethren throughout the Union, who
may favor him with their custom, with Ink of a very supe
?ior qaaiity, of unchangeable color, and on reasonable
terms. The Ink is well calculated to work on the compo?
sition roller, and on all descriptions of presses now in use.
The subscriber likewise manufactures Ink ot various colors,
vii: Red, Blue, Green, kc
Orders addressed to his manufactory on Front-street, be?
tween Montgomery and Gouveroenr-streets, East River,
will be punctually atteurted to. GEORGE MATHER,
The above Ink ? at present used on this paper. 08 2m
^jredfield, Bookseller and Sta
zr m tioner. Clinton Hall, corner of Nassau and Beekroan
itreets, has constantly for sale an assortment of Theological,
Classical and Miscellaneous, and Schoolbook! and Station?
ery at the lowest cash prices. _je27tf
Sydney coal?a very superior arti?
cle of Sydney Coal, fresh mined and suitable for par?
lor use, for sale in lots to suit purchasers, at rees mahle
prices, by WARD k BROWNE,
n5_411 Wash in gtoo, comer of Laight-st.
COi^ections, on all parts of the
United States, made on the mo?t favorable terms
by S. J. SYLVESTER,
_ol_22 Wall-street and ISO Broadway.
Boots and shoes.*?a complete
assortment kept constantly on hand and for sale by
the manofaciurers' age-:-,
MITCHELL k WITH KRELL,
n7 94 Jona-street.
FIRE INSURANCE.?The Mutual In
ran nee Companv of the City of New Ydf*. rrstorpors
t?t I TVS?Capital. $3iO.CO&?.cnntnw U>e bano.*? Ti lasa
rauce *galc;t loss or >inmxsx by r-rr su the redoce-i r?te? of
prMBicrr. iJrSctr, No. 5a Wal! jtieet.
I
OEO. IRELAND, President
A, B. McDonald. Secretary._ 04 ^
NSURANCE against Fire at Reduced
rat^ D* tbe HARTFORD FIRE INSURANCE COM?
PANY.?This song established ?00 *eli known iaaurotioo,
bjviugbefn id scuve operation upwards of tbhtv jeers,
nues tc insure rverv description of propert? again*t
lo>> at' uamage by tire, at the lowest rates, at its agrncv. 56
Will street^ John' ^WjgON. Jr. Agent ol93m
ERC HAM S' FIRE INSURANCE
Company?Capital Haifa Million of Dodars?Office
N>. 56 Wall-street? I tis Coeyjaay continues to insure
against !ov> or damage by Firtj, dwelling bouses, ware?
houses, and other buiioisgs, ?hin? ic port, merchandize and
household lurniture. and every descriptiooof persooalprop
e.-tv, on terms as favorable as any similar insulation in this
cuv. directors.
Jona. Lawrence. Henry K- Bovert, Themas Bioedgood.
Anthony C; Kassire, John A. Steve?, Mo?es Taylor,
Koh. Chesebrougb, Oliver Corwin. Francis H. NicoU,
John L. Lawrence. Thema? Lawrence, Charles Sagory,
James Bov rt. Jr. Charles N. Talbol, William WV Fox,
James O. Stacey Geurve Barclay, Asaph Siooe.
Jacob P. Giraud, Joseph Hudson. David M. PraiL
Andrew Fester, Jr. Ephraim Holtmvk.Moses H. Griaurll,
Oliver H. Gordon.
JONATHAN LAWRENCE, President.
A. H. Mcller. Secretary. _od 2m
'PHE HOWARD INSUKANGE COM
JL par.y?Capital S30O.W?: Office Nil >? >v*t- ?? Tbl?
Ccnupanr continues to make nsurauce agai?*t loss,or dam?
age by tire, and inland navigation.
DIKKC i'"RS
Itensseiaer Haw..?, Na uk Taylor, CocU w Lawrence,
L Phillips Photj: 1 >v fliam Couch. Micah Biidvvin.
J.ihs Mortson, B.L. Woollgr, Nathaniel Wevd,
Joseph B. Varaum Fanning C.TuckerJoha Kankm,
David Lee, Mwigs D.Bennmin.Joh:: D. Wolfe,
Caleb O. Halste?!. W-iliaro W. Tood. Farduiaod Savdaoi.
Henry G Thompson. R. HAV KNS. PresidesiL
Lewis Phillips.Secretary. dS
i?^TiNA Kire Insurance Company of N.
j. jLj Yi?Office No. 57 Wail-sL?Insure against lessor
damage by tire on dwelling bouses, slores goods rarniiare.
vessels and their cargoes in port, and property generally on
as favorable terms as any other orhce.
DIRECTORS.
Charles Tbwa, C. S. Woodhull, John T. Sugg,
John Alia-. George. Pomeroy, K.B.Clayton,
Fred's Peutz, P. Louis Foulte,* Geo. Colgate,
fia.sNe;! StebbmS] J. J. M. Valentine, Isaac L. Plait,
Chester Clark. Wnz, Wbitewright, R. M. BbckweU,
L. M. Ho?man. Wm. A. F. Penis, G. W. Coif.
S. D. SkiliiB, M. L. Marsh, Jos. .laiuieson.
K. Pegu, J. u. Mailer, Joshua Jones,
A. W. Hoipeden, Jno. \ an Boskerck, Silas Wood.
Theop's As?iony, Daniel L. Gray, William H. Thorn.
CHARLES TOWN, President.
Hs.nrv Lott. Secretary.
a- > if Richard P. Duss, Surveyor.
[S? ()RAi\rS~l5?^?DIN(i AND
D AY SCHOOL will be opened 0? Thursday, 81?
September, at No. 6S Hammond street.
Mr. ami Mrs. BlK?CKEs>, tor many years ai the head at
a popular Female Seminary in Westcbester Comply, associ?
ated with Miss Orani ol this Cityj hasiug taken die rxten
sive .Mansion No. b<i Haiumond-sireet, w ul open a Boarding
and Day School for Young Ladies 011 Thursday. Sept. bin.
The budding and grounds, ibr elegance, couvenien.ee and
health} location, are not surpassed by any similar u?tita
tkin in 1 he city.
M 53 Oh ?..>!.* with ;L?..ist.niis, will attend to the initruetlon
of the young ladies, and ihe domestic department will bo
under the superintendence of Mis. Sleecker. a2U*
E~CENT " DISCOVERY. ? Electro
Magnetic Plates for rheumatism, nervous affection*,
lie., prepared under the direction of Mr. Lamouroux. apoth?
ecary in Paris. General De| 01 in New-Yoi k, ?>? Franklin
street, at Mr. Ninuard's. Price $1 W.
infallible euro for the most acale and inveterate poins,
such as acute and chronic rheumatism, the gout, neuraloey,
-ciatic, tic doloreux, danse de St. Guy, chills; megrim,
cramps ifa die stomach; parulysla in the begiaalog; and
shortly tor all nervous affecUous, chielly dmeases of wo?
men and young ?irN, as green sickness, amenorrliea, sup?
pressions, v 1 pour,nervous attacks, kc. nl6 Im*
A 1)1 ES' ELEU ANT OVERSHOES.
Day's First Premium Overshoes for Ladies weigh
Out a fer.' ounces, are made with Leather or Rubber Soles,
very elastic, will retain their beauutul shape longer ni be?
lieve ihn any other manufacture. In addition we have
some 10 different sty les and kinds of Rubber Shoes and
Overshoes foi Ladies . prices Irom sis to $2. Lidie? are panic
larly reminded tbut every pair of Overshoes h-<s our name
attached! and are warranted aud if the soles loosen others
will be given in exchange or money returned.
HORACE II. DAY. Successor to Roxburv L R. Co.
1115 cofjldi 45 Maiden Lams
T~?"1\\TlORS~AND SOUTHERN
AND WESTERN MERCHANTS.-Thesurxerlber
ha, ju t imported a large assortment of Silk and V>orsted
Braids, whicl are all the rage and fashion in London aad
f'aris forj Hie r'eito Overcoats. Also ? large quantity of Silk
and Mo j.ur Cords, of evsry size, together with a handsome
and sup-rior Article of 'IV ist aud bevel edged Twist, and
Silk back FlVreiuine Buttons if n very superior quality for
dress and overcoats, wiih a variety of Trimmings suitable for
tailors' use, tor sale by
11. MOSS, Importer of Tailors' Trimmings,
o24 eodlm* 34 Cedar-st, 2 doors fmni William.
AITS! HATSi^D. B. & J. S. Wood,
51 Canal-street, would call tbe atleniioo of the pub?
lic ui thtjlr Inree ?asorlment of Hats, ooispriaiOK Nutria,
commoiilv '.ailed Beaver. 1 as.simerr, Moleskin and Salin
"*????'? Hai*. in^0ih?r with a large and spleadid varirty of
Boys' Hau and Clo?iand Velvet Caps,wtuch we wnfWraS
low as any establishment In the city, without any exceptio*.
For ihr uiibrmailon of those who are practically oppoced
to State Pri-on Monopoly, they would state that the HaU
sold at their establishment are manuliictured by their own
binds U. B. t J. S. WOOD,
I aeod* 51 Canal-street, New-York.
^WiLLE"?~SCOTClJ caNGHAM"sl^
JL JOHN UL'TTON, 7-1 Hudson-street, has just re
ceived, in addition 10 hin extensive nme>rti?ient of Scotch
Gmghiiuis, a case of very superior Twilled Tartan and
heavy Mourning Ginghams, which, being very suitable for
winter dresses, will be found well wor?iy die utteiiuon.af
the ladies.
J. II. has a I'a ay. on bant a complete as>or(meut of Flan?
nels, Bankets and Hosiery, us well as all olher Domestic
Dry Goods. _nS Imeod
EW-YuiiKWKLHLT?JL AND SUR
GiCAL INSTITUTE, No. 75 ChambenMireeL?
Tin- institution Is established tor the purpose of extending
to those ol limited means the benefit of sound and scientific
Medical Aid. Alt diseases treated, am! Surgical Opera?
tions performed. The opwaation lor 6'tra6irmiu or Squint'
big, a- d for Mummertng, has been In every instance suc?
cessful at this inaiiiule.
In treating obstinate chronic diseases of all kinds no
charge will be made until the patient is salisfitd that lie Is
rapidly improving and thai a short time more would com?
plete tue cure.
Charges will be made iu accordance with the circum
sUncei of the applicants. Charges for medicine and ad?
vice Irom 25 to 50 cents. Particular attention will be paid
10 the disease? of Wemen and Children. Cupping, Leech?
ing and Vaccination attended to.
The Drug Department is attended by an Apolhocary of
twelve years' experience, and all medicines dispensed Irom
ibis place may he relied upon as genuine. Open day and
nighL Families who wish medicine only, will be furnished
at prices muuh less than are demanded at olher drug slores.
UK. HOMER BOSTWICK,
Atieuding Physician and Surgeon.
Dr. David L. Rogers, > _
Dr. Ed. Spring, \ Consulting Surgeons. nJ8 ,D|
jVOTlCE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that
Jl 1 a Petition will be presented to the Legislature of the
State or New-York, at the next session, for an act to incor?
porate the New-York Institute, No. ZW East Broadway, in
the City of New-York.
Dated New-York, November 16,1312.
NEW-YOBK INSTITUTE, 231 East Broadway
The principal, E. H. Jenny, A. M., respectfully announ?
ces to ids patron*, ?nd to tbe public generally, that he has
comp-leteti Lis arrangements farathorough course of instruc?
tion in all the various brunches of an Knolish and Clas?
sical Education. Tbe above 1/tstiiutiou now comprises
four distinct dupartmeiiu, each of which is under the man?
agen ent of teachers who are well qualified, and woo have
had leng and successful experience 1? teaching, vie;?
The Classical DEPAaTMENT?which embraces all stud?
ies requisite for admission ulo any College,?will be in?
structed by the Principal.
Tbe English Department, ter Masters, embraces a full
and complete course of English slU'Ues?including a thor?
ough knowledge of practical1 Book-keeping, by double and
single entry,?will be instructed by Wuxsjjs S. Hall.
The English Department, tor Miie-* aod Young La
dies, will embrace all the branches of a solid and polite ed?
ucation, and will be instructed by Misti M. Dotr and Miss
H. WaSHBURN.
The Primarv Depabtment, f??r small Boys and Girls,
will be instructed in Reading, Spellimr, ElemenU of Arith?
metic and Geography, and is u.ider management of Mise
J. Washbdrn.
TbeMasic Department !s under die direcrion and instrnc
tinn of tJerj. Wyman, a successful teacher of Vocal aod In
sirornerital Music
French. Drawing and Painting, by the best Professor?.
N. B. For the explanations of Chemistry and Philosophy,
a valuable and complete apparatus has been procured.
CP Pupils may enter at any time without inconvenience
to die teachers or any interruption to tbe classes, and tba
charges will commence from the time of entrance.
nlfj 2** _ -
TO~NEWSPAPER PUBLISHERS^
PRINTERS.?The subscriber, a practical Printer and
Napier Pressman, respectfully infornu Newspaper Publish?
ers, Printers, and the public generally, that he has taken
ife* excellent Napier Prinung Press in the basement ot the
office of the Evening Tattler, 27 Ann-street- and is prepared
to do Press-work, particularly Newspaper, either in the
folio or quarto form, with neatness and punctuality. Prices
very moderate and in proportion to tbe size of the sheet and
the number of copies to be printed.
N. B. Large Posting Bills, when there are a goodly num?
ber wanted, printed very low Good City References given
if required. Residence 23 Elizabeth street.
n!8 lm* _SAM UEL BINGIIAM^
REM1TANCES TO IRELAND, Sec.
i.e.?Tbe subscriber continues to transmit mon*pr,10
sums large or small, to persons residing In any part of Ire?
land, in the same manntr as he, and his predecessor in ban
new, ha*e done for the last thirty years, aad more; also, to
aD7 part of England or Scotland. ..
Money remitted by letter, post pais, to ?be subscriber, or
personally deposited with him, with tie name of the person
or persons in Ireland, England or Scodsnd, A vhnmlUM
to he sent, and nearest post-cown, will be immediately trans?
mitted and paid accordisgty, and a recaiptt? Dial effect
given or forwarded ro ^?SfSSMtvva? ir m c..,> ?
-13 im? GEOROZ McBRlDE, Jr. 32 Cedar lt. ^
CHEAP.?-200 Horse Blanket* for sale
very cheap at 272 Peari-st. o!4 2m

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