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fcJ-The Wbbkly Herald will be published !
this morning at 8 ?'clock, at the office. 21 Ann street,
price 6^ cents, at the counter. This if the greatest
Weekly Herald ever jet published. It contains a
full synopsis of the news brought by the Great \N est
? ru, accompanied by two engraving* of maps illus
trative of the military morementa in Ana Alao,
? full, true, accurate, pious, amusing, originaldescrip
tioa of the great Camp Meeting at Sing Sing, with an
engraviag of the tents, grounds, preachers, and
prayers on that occasion. Persona wanting the
Weekly Herald of to-day, will please to apply early.
Case of the Captured Africa**.? This case
will be brought on, at Hartferd, on Tuesday next.
In this paper will be found another interesting letter
from our correspondent. Today the Africans are to
be removed from New Haven to Hartford. To !
the latter place, our correspondent accompanies
them, and will continue his correspondence uutil the
ease be disposed of. He will take care that the abo
litionists do the republic no detriaaent.
The Camp Meetiro ? The close of the Catup
Meeting at Sing Sing, came too late for insertion in
this daj's paper It is a curious and original ac
count, and will appear in our next publication.
The Eutniny Fnnhianablr Wea?o?.
The fashionable season in New York, this fall and
coming winter, will be one of the mest brilliant that
eeer was seen here, not excepting the period when,
under tha dominion of Gr?at Britain, the proudest
and noblest of her Hons and daughter* mingled in the
numerous brilliant hills and soirees of that memora
ble period. The fashionable season this fall will
also commence very early; it will begin almost as
goon as the season at New Brighton closes; this will
be in about a month. The warm weather will proba
bly hold on through September; and the latter ead of
this month, and the first week or two in October,
will be the most delightful time imaginable for enjoy
ing the pure and renovating breeses that visit our
beautiful bay.
After this a very brief space will be allowed to the
(air and fashionable demosells o the day to recruit,
to meditate at home, to set their houses in order, and
to prepare for the coming season of folly, and fash
ion, and fun, and philosophy on a scale of the utmost
magnificence; and then about the beginning of No
vember, the opuaing of the great matrimonial cam
paign, will take place. All the fashionable absen
tees are returning to the city from every part of the
habitable globe, some increased ill experience, some
in wisdom, some in debt, some in piety, some in
fashionable airs and graccs, and all more or less in- j
creasod in foil)' and roguery.
Thus the next season will unquestionably be the
roost brilliant and gay that we ever had. Every j
beautiful girl belonging to our city that has been on
a fashionable tour h is brought back in her train half j
a sc >re of tillv, admiring gallants, who will contri
bute their share to the general fund of amusement j
this winter. Then we have one or two English coun
tesses, two or three French marchionesses, several
Danish donnas, mwe as beautiful as madonnas, lovely
Italian signoras blooming English beauties, of every
grade and calibre and caste in beauty and fashion;
a ul, le posse of handsome, dashing, rich, foolish,
fashionable young English and Frenchmen, with a
most unusually large quantity of rich young southern
planters, who are coming north in search of the pic
turesque and a pretty wife.
In addition to all this, we shall have an immense
number of fashianalles arrive in the steamships, ,
(every trip they make,) to spend the fall and winter,
to s^end tuoney, collect information, write tours g?t
wives and make fools of tliemse ves, perhaps All
t hi- will increase th gaiety and splendor of the com
ing stason; and we are making great preparations
ourselves to give an eclat to tfce whole affair, which
none but ourselves can give. We are training and
drilling a great number of Ariel* to suit every caate
and shade of character, who will visit every nalon,
boutloir, ball and $oirie in the city, and give a curious
analytical and philosophical account of the whole.
There is an immense amount of matrimonial business
to be done; a great number of new beauties are com
ing out for the first time this season; and some 200
f.f those already wn the tapit have to be married off;
tins important piece of business has to be doue this
winter; for after all " the world must be peopled!"
Honestly if possible! but? any way? the world has
to be peopled!
Tm rue's something i> makes. ? The late David
Grnham, Esq. v*as our soonsel during the two or
three years that John O'Haggerty with his Dreeches,
Joe Hoxie, and the Wall street editors persecuted
us by all sorts of attempts and actions tc put us
down ? and a more honorable, conscientious counsel
no man ever had. lia was a learned, pious, and
highly honorable man ? a sincere Christian- a most
affectionate husband and father, and a warm hearted
friend Indeed there stems to be something in thu
very name of Graham that is manly, chivalric, and
noble. John A Graham, LL D. now residing at his
son ? residence, on Staten Island, had the manline??
and independence to be a warm friend daring the
beat of those very days of persecution. ?' Bennett,'
said he, " y u have talent and industry? dont be in
timidated? go ahead " A few days ago 1 had the
pleasure of seeing, face to face, this excellent old
p?ntleiuan during a visit 1 made to Slaten Island. For
the last ten years his health has been serioasly im
paired ;hnl,to my agreeab e surprise,! found him so far
recovered that he could walk about Ins mom, and as
to his miud, it is as brilliant, as generous, as noble,
a? in his brightest and best days. The Grahams are
an ancient Scottish race, going as far back as the
times of Wallace and Bruce, as the following stanza
frem an old ballad in the ?? Minstrelsy of the Scottish
Border' would indiratc:
" In \y <11 see d?\s, wtirn th*? began,
fcir J <lin tbe < >' i!i?m did bear lh? fee*
'l't r?w,li ?I1 the Isndt of Itttlll^ wiHr )
H> w?. a Urd of th* ?ost*iC iilitro- "
Fowl.**, ,h?' great phrenologist, has been ex
amining the he ft of Cmgu.z, and finds that his
bumps indicate etery act of which he is accused.
In thegrent yeai speculation, one of Fowler's dis
ciple* was a very ethcient instrument, in selling off"
?nme choice lots of land at Portsmouth, Ohio. Silas
M Stillwell called in the phrenologist, <>ne day, to
examine the heads of sever*! financiers who were
negociating for the purahato <?{ lots in a fancy town
in Ohio, bnt who were slow at closing the bargain.
The phrenologist gare a correct description of their
characters ? "but, gentlemen," said tile philosopher,
" if you want to see a perfect man. here h? i?," point
ing to Mr Stillwell ? "Stand forth," continued he
to the governor. Governor Stillwell stood forth?
the phrenologist examined bis bumps, and proved
that every plan in which that head w*? engaged
would suctee] The financiers were satisfied
Tiiey took th lots at a pieen ? but had to . ell
them in a few Months, for less than jfl'M). Cm Mr
F"?vlertell u? whether th* Afrians will be delivered
up, discharged, or hungl
T?* \? ? ipr bt o* the Ambov Hstt. R?*n.? If
tbi pefson* injured recently at Ambnjr, hy the ne
gligent. of the company's agents, hrirg ah action of
damage*, we ?h >uld not be surprised if they were
awarded full
Tim CeplwWl AfrkMi 6w^|j|rf<i?Mil
|? ( mt ike Mi^-Bcpwr
Mr* mt Um> African* fer Hn^ri
f*vu w H?tkn,Skpt. 12.
Ma. IHmaxrr? Loaager, one of tte Armittead
blacks, whs buried yesterday. He wn of the Foulah
tribe ? a harming, inoffensive race, about one degree
below the dullest ape to be found in a menagerie.
His brother was confined in the same apartment
with him, and was apparently aware that he was
dying; but neither the brether nor any of the rest,
showed the least sympathy uor feeling during his
sickness and death. On the contrary, the suffering*
and contorsions that immediately preceded dissolu
tion,were highly amusing to them; and the only symp
toms of real delight that 1 have ever witnessed
among them were exhibited at the ^funeral of Loan -
gar, when four ef the blacks were selected as pall
bearers, and decorated for the occasion. Hats were
given to the four, but they had no idea of the use
for which they were intended Tbey received thein
in stupid amazement? looked at one another, and
twiddled ihem in their lingers. Several spectators
were present, and one of the Reverend Abolitionists
jerked a hat from the hand of the nearest black, and
pressed it hastily on his h?ad, as though ashamed at
such want of docility in his clients. The action was
immediately imitated by the othar three, and they
looked at one another, grinned, and nodded their
" No very extraordinary manifestation of intelli
gence here, Mr. Ludlow, said I, pointing to the
baboon-like expression of the pall bearers.
** Sir," said he, ** they are a very likely body of
men "
" Umph !" muttered the turnkey, " likely to be
hung, I guess, some of them at any rate."
The Abolitionists were somewhat shocked at the
want of decorum on the removal of the dead body,
and still more at the aubecoming and extraordinary
levity of the pall bearers, and will hardly risk ano
ther exhibition of the kind.
Two more of the blacks are very sick, and one
of them at least, will nut recover. They have all
?uff<-red from their imprudent indulgence at Gardi
ner's Island. It was s very hot day, and after drink
ing immoderately of cold *-ater, they rushed into
a com field and devoured va>t quantities of the raw
grain. Fresh provisions are recommended after a
tedious sea voyage, but this description seems to
be ittcongenial to the Africans.
The Aoalitionists are disappointed at the civility
and politeness with which they have been treated
by the Marshall and his subordinates. They came from
Hartford, expecting, and I dare say hoping, to be
repelled and treated with rudeness, at least, ll not de
nied access to the blacks altogether ; and they had
anticipated a considerable accession of capital in con
sequence. But every proper and reasonable privilege
has lieen granted, and every facility furnished them for
obta Ring all desired information from the negroes
They have been as busy as the devil in a gale of wind,
and with designs equally praiseworthy ; but it is not
apprehended that aiiy particular mischief will result
from their exertions. The public mind has become
somewhat inflamed, and many humane persons who
are decidedly hostile to the views and intentions
of the Abolitionists, have been induced by their in
sidious and f*ls? representations, to close their eyes
to the true state of the question at issue, and join in
the crusade against the Spanish proprietors of the
slaves ; still a vast majorit v of the sober-minded and
reflecting men among us, look at the whole matter
coaly, and rely upon the ability and independence
of J udge Thompson for its legal and proper adjust
A formal demand has been made by the Spanish
Minister for L'Amistad and cargo, but the Marshal
lias received no official intimidation of the fact, and
the blacks are to be transported to Hartford enSatur
Jay. The Court sits on Tuesday uert. A very intel
ligent and competent Grand Jury has been consti
tuted, and every precaution adopted to secure a fair
sad impartial examination. It is not supposed that
bills can be found against more than four of the Af
ricans. Theothers are legally and morally non com
l>o* mentis ? incapable of discriminating between
good and evil, and of course not accountable for any
action performed under the compalsory process of
Cing?cz Mud his lash. The idea of driving out a 1
writ of Habeas Corpus, and thus setting them all at j
liberty, is still cherished by Tappan, but it is dis
countenanced by their veryabfe and respectable
counsel here. Tnecounsel anticipate their discharge
by Judge Thompson, but they will not try the Ha
bi as Corpus. They will contend that they cannot be
given up. because there is no law of congress to au
thorise it, and as they are not slaves uoH? r the law
of Spain, theyarj not to be deemed or takeu as mere
huniti$r, and of course cannot be demanded seder I
tue stipulation nf our Treaty with Spain.
British ? VVe have seen a letter frem a I
gentleman who went passenger in. the British t^ueen 1
to London, and we extract the following:
" I ? m much pleased with every thing on hoard
the British t^ue n, both regarding accommodations
and treatment ; the catacomb* which Webb so much
abuses, are much more comfortable than I could hav?
expected, and more especially as I had a berth to '
myself Roberts is an excellent fellow, his officers
are Tery gentlemanly, the Teasel is as steady as poa
sililr, and 1 should rccamiuend every one to come ia
her w ho is at all anxious for a pleasant passage.
We hid every thing that we wanted, but a few
more ladies would have made u? much more lively.
I hear that them are about 2D<) pass?in^ers going
out in her 1 wish I could return, for 1 feel certain
they will have a fine time "
Fkavds o!? the Revespe.? Several parcels of
f irrign laercliandize, valued at $50,(g)0, have been
seized in Cincinnati. They were smuggled in one of
the Atlantic ports.
FtPTRUim Gales. ? The wind blew a gale from
the West at Buffalo, on the 9th and 10th inst, doing
a great deal of damage. Several vessel* on Lake
Erie were seriously injured. The revenue cutter
wa- somewhat damaged.
The Tixia* BairxnaRT.? The following com
po.e the commission to run the line between the
United States and Texas On the part of the United
States, the Hon. John II. Overton, Commissioner;
Colonel John It Conway. Surveyor; Mr Clendening,
Secretary On the part ol I'exas, Co|. P B. Dexter,
Commissioner; Geo. \V. Smyth, Ksq , Surveyor;
Mr 11. P. Bee, Secretary. The Commissioners are
to meet at the mouth of the Sabine on the 13th Oc
SrAHvno a Jtrav ? The jury in the ca*e of Fran- j
f?i? Jalhut, in Montreal, for the murder of Lieut.
Wier, has not been able to agree. The Montreal
Herald is animadverting upon the conduct of the
Judge for allowing the jury food. They wish to
starve the jury into a verdict.
WAsmiiaTOX Lirr. (Joaho is nearly extinct. ? i
Captain John Ignat us Kffinger. anntherof that choice
corps, is dead' He died in Woodstock, Va., on the
8th in?t., aged I fi>.
Lui /. Fkehekico i>? Fiusum* ha? been ap
pointed and recognized as the Vice Con*ul af Brazil
f?r the port of New York
F*nM Ftoniis*. ? Lieutenant Charles J Hughes, of
the U ^ iith Infantry committed suicide on the 2nd
inst, at Dead man s Bay bv cutting his throat, lie was
a son of Christopher Hughes, R?q, our charged affairs
to H wade a. The Indians in the Western part of Fast
Florida and in Middle Florida have already recom
menced murdering? in fact they never stopped
M \i*r Ki.vctio*.? ? In Cumberland County, Fair
field, the loco foco caadidnte for Governor received
8,521 votes; Keat, whig, Mil, and scattering?!. From
Portland, four whig represeatatives have been elect
An RasthhWak* was felt at Mays villi-. Ken
tacky on the tth inst, and created quite a sensation
amongst the furniture, woman and gla?s
Home alarm has been felt in Natchez, in conse
quence of a report that a case of yellow fever had oc
eurreit there
Motem?*t* or TH' Army ? Lieutenant and ad
jutant Asheton, with the non commissioned Staff
the Band, and fifty recruits belonging to the Second
Begiment of Dragoons, left Fort MeHenry, near Bal
timore, on the lOlh in?t, for Fort Columbus, New
York Harbor
Y*enrs. ? A yacht is building in Boston for a mer
i chant o that city, of 70 tans harthen, which will cost
I ftlfl.ft*. and this is called extravarsnt Mr. Stevens
tscl.t, Stajt, latelv launched here, cost $4H,0HO, and
fie isanly called eccentric.
d f- A regatta at Nowlan's, Harlem, will came off
on I uesday next, the 17th instant. The Washington,
of P'liiphkeepsie. Daniel I) Tompkins, Kdwin For
rest, Victoria. Water Witch, and Slaepv Davy, of
New York, have already been ent?red. Theract is
| to take place an the Harlem River.
(Lerrwuueileoct ?f the U?rui| Mar*i?l-) l
-T-? b#sto|( Tkari( i.yt gep. 12:
Dr. ah Be NWKTT ? One woril more kbatl the froli?
of Cupid, tpokon of in my last. 1 see by the Trn?s
eript of tkis city, that the Ref. Mr. Coe, of H?w
1 York, aseiatesl the parties in crosaing the Hyraenial
; Rubicon on Sunday last, though from fact* which
have recently coiue to ray knowledge, they were
obliged to encounter more hardship* than I Rave
them credit for It appear* that the cuuning father
?ua pe?ted that love prompted the proposed visit of
hia daughter, (though he knew not ol the return of
her lover,) and sternly forbade it? and at once deter
mined to receive obedience at her bands, he closed
her up in a close roain, where he kept her upon diet
for several days. Our hero's taste was a difficult one,
but with the assistant* of a str ng ladder, in the dead
of night he scaled the citadel, and sained his
prize by an entrance into her prison through the
window. Swift steeds conveyed tliem, for a time,
beyond the reach of the enraged father, aud Dr. Coe
transfered the power of ruling from the father to the
baud. The romance is at an end, and for the future,
atern reality, and sober reason must hold their sway.
I was very much amused, a few days, since at a
conversation which took place in my hearing in the
Chamber of our City Council, between two Alder
men ? as you were a party, you shall have it. It was du
ringthe chit-chat that usully endues afterthe adjourn
ment wf a weekly meeting of the boatd, that Alderman
W asked of Alderman F , 14 Who is James
Gordcn Bennett, of New York! 1 have just bought
one of his papers, and like its contents much." ''lie
is the ablest and smartest writer in that city," ro
plied Mr. F (don't feel flattered remember it
eame from the lips of an alderman.) ? "Every one
acknowledges this, save those who prefer hypocrisy
to independence. T e fac; is, the press of almost
every city in the country aie losing then proper dig
nity and influence upon the community by the absurd
and foolish practice th"y have adopted, of forming
their opinion, subservient to their interest, and ex
pressing such views, and such alone, as will tend to
put money in their purse. For example, if the most
ridiculous piece of trash he placed on exhibition, and
the proprietor but heralds its merits through his
columns advertisedly, they will at once, without
any personal knowledge upon the subject, confirm edi
torially every merit ?et forth in the advertisement.
Now, in this respect, Mr. Bennett differs, like a
man, from the generality of the press. With him
interest is but a secondary, and justice and truth the
primary ruling propensities. He speaks but from
experience, yet when he knows he's right, no earthly
power can deter him from pursuing his course, and
this spirit of independence I like ? he is striving with
?11 his power to elevate the dignity of the press, and
works with untiring efforts. You find no se
lected items in the Herald? every article is original.
Subscribe for the Herald, Mr. W , subscribe for
the Herald," and thus the conversation ceased, and (
the parties separated. The above is as correct a
verbatim a -countas my memory will serve me to give
after a lapse of three days; at any rate, it is the
substance? so you perceive that unremitting efforts
for t ,e public good, are ever eventually appreciated
and rewarded "
Since M?nday, had you met a man in any street in
Boston, and asked him "what's the news" ? his an
swer would have been, "thvy are trying jurors in the
Municipal Court." Even after the arrival of the ,
mail, bringing accounts of the news bj the Western,
the same reply would have been given first, and then I
it might have been added " The Westrrn han ar
rived !" ? so gruat i? the excitement attending the
trials upon the License Law? and I must confess that
to m'e it is a very novel proceeding, for the judge in
a criminal court to ask a juror, under oath, hi * opin
ion upon the constitutionality of a law. At the mo
tion of the county attorney,before empanneling a jury,
each juror was put upon his voirdire to answer the
statute questions, as t*< " relationship to cither party,
or interest in the cause." This is well; but when
the court transgressed these limits, and bluntly
asked the juror, (to answer upon his oath,) "Do
yon believe the license act of 1S3S to be constitu- i
al or unconstitutional V' I could not for my life dis- i
cover where the court received its power so to do.
Nay, still farther, il the answer was " I believe it to j
be constitutional" ? " let him be sworn," say the,
court? but if, on the other hand, the juror replies,
" it is my present opinion that the law is unconstitu
tiona', but I am open to convicti' n upon hearing an
argument in its favor" ? "let him be set aside." is
the court's judgment. As many exceptions have
been made to this ruling of the j, dge, which will
carry this question to the highest judicial tribunal,
it is not for me to say more upon the point, but it '
seems just, if 1 may q'lote the old, though somewhat i
vulgar phrase, that what is sass for the goose, should
be ?ass for the gander Manv cases have been given
to a jury upon this law of '3fc, and in nn one, have
they agreed Another is still before them ? how it
will terminate I know not
Our theatres opesed for the season two weeks
since. 1 have not yet been at the Tremont, there
fore cannot speak of its merits At the National, I
dropped in for a few moments, to see the "Sam
Paten leap," by marble, and fonnd there ? beautMal
theatre, fine stage and scenery, a good stock com
pany, and above all a fine audie-ce. The locality of I
the National is not as go?d as that of the Tremont, j
but every stranger should visit it notwithstanding.
Theatricals more fully in my next Boston.
A ikw vF.nsio* or the Loan's Phavkii. ? Aa
we have now turned our brilliant thoughts towards j
religion and love, we must make o?r conduct and j
paper correspond with our pious professions. Mean- I
time, we lay before onr readers the following clas- i
sical and beautiful version af the Lord's Prayer,
composed in ten minutes last Sunday afternoon, by
our namesake, James Bennett, Esq., of Arlington
House, Long Island. In piety, he has the start of
us, but we hope, with the aid of long legs, to pass
him, ere long, on the road to Heaven:?
Ylsr I.orsT* Prnyer.
O'lr father dear, ?lio art in Hras'n,
T<> whom all glory should he gi'ea,
Hallowed bf thy name.
O let thy gfofions Kingdom rom?,
Ami may Ihy ijraeious will he dona
III ear'h snd Heaven the same.
(live u. this day nor daily bread.
That we may m thy S'atale* tread,
And be our debts fofgir n
As we forgiea our fellow men,
Th* debt* that we might claim of them,
Ami gui.le us safe o Heae'n.
I.et not 'emplatioaset a snore.
That we can't nveicome by pray'r,
From eeil mak> frre
The Kingdom, power sod glory thea
Are thine ? far which we ??} Amen,
And give our souls to them.
Arlington House, Rept I, IMP.
Pnact aainia Loci ai?d M*hoi.*ht Ntoti it (till
alive and kicking. Col. Webb ha?, in (he " Courier"
of yciterday a long bulletin, dated at Otaega, bat
brought home in hi* o?ra pocket, concerning hit lav
age quarrel with Fenimore Cooper. It aecma that
Webb hat procured a poatponement of hia trial ta
next rear, and on thia fact he hanga a fnrioaa rigma
role of the' tame baldcrdaah with which he uacd to
talk af l)alT <?reen.
Webb ia nothing, anleat he ia in a quarrel. During
the laat ten year* he haa quarreled with Duff Green,
Mr Kichardaof Philadelphia, Rdwin Korreat, Sena
tor Poindextar, WmLeggett.Mr.Cilky of Maine, and
now with Fenimora Cooper? but with none haa he
fought, although he inatigated \Vi?e and tiravea to
the dual which terminated in Cilley'a life. When
will Webb become a rational being 1
TlttiltR i* oita Navt. ? There ia aome trouble
between Mr Hodgnon, a diplomatic agent, and Com
inodorea Hullardand Ch ??ncey. Mr. II. waa to ha?e
come in the North Carolina, commanded by C inmo
' dore Mallard, frnm Callao. hut on viaiting the ahi|> he
waa received rather coldly lie wrote a letter to
the American Miniater at Lima, animadverting on
the conduct of Com. Mallard, which fell int* th?
hand* of the latter, who broke it op< n, it ia aaid, and
read it* contenta, and the? inoilteil Mr. Iladgaon for
writing aiich a letter Mr. II. eaaie home in a mer
chant whip, and made application to the Secretary of
the Navy, Cam Chauaccy waa then acting, to ha?e
Com. Ballard tried by a court martial Thia waa
r< fuaed, and hia napera tent hack with a letter inti
mating that a iliiel would aettle the huainea* ?
Whereupon Mr Hodgaoa challenged Com llallaril,
who refuted to fight, and ao at and < the allair for the
I prtacat.
Vr.ii.ow FrvrB.? Interrr.eata at the Hay Ragoa
i Cemetery ia New Orleana, on the 2d in?tnnt, ware
23? and at the American Ccmetary, ft There war?
2* new catea oa the 3<J inatant, and eirkt deatha.
W. a. Circaii (!*ut
BefvM Judge iforrs.
The United Statu ??. Twehn CuHt of ?au 4*
Cologne.? li this cats tha tfticlw sought to ||
condemaad, were imported i*to this port is the
month of June last, by Mtiirt. Pelson and Co. of
Cologne and New York, and invoiced at 744 guilder*.
Ou their inspection here at Ibe Custom Home, they
were valued by the appraisers at 1U74 guilders.
On the part of the Custom House, several witness
es deposed that the E*u de Cologne was woith the
highest value put iipen it. Mr. Chilton, the chemist,
testified that it was a difficult matter to determine the
quality of Eau de Cologne He had made a eom
| parative analysis of a sample of this lot, aud was of
opinion that it was of a superior quality. On the
purt of the claimants, several witnesses testified that
the Kau de Cologne, was of a very inferior quality,
and only worth at Cologne the price at which it was
Verdict for the claimants.
On motion of the District Attorney, ordered that a
certificate of the probable cause of seizure be given,
and the court adjourned.
CScueral MosNiens.
In the matter of IV. H Sparks? Mr. Ogden
Ilnflman addressed the court, and said, that as coun
sel for the accused in this case, he wished to have
the rule to show cause extended, so as to enable huu
to prepare affidavits, etc., and that he thought it
would be impossible to proceed before Monday. ?
The court granted the time asked for.
Timothy Well man was then put to the bar, and
his trial lor perjury and violation of the Quarantine
laws, resumed.
Mr Mcrrell addressed the court in a long speech,
and contended that the ac ; which regulated the Qua
rantiue establishment, gave the health officer the
power to administer physic in Richmond county, and
not oaths. That he could, under the law, administer
oaths on board the vessels anchored within the buoys
of the Quarantine station.
Mr. George Wilson followed on the same siSe.
The court decided that the objection was invalid.
The defendant's counsel, excepted to the durision
of the court.
Dr. Rockwell examined. ? At the time of the exa
mination of the log-book, 1 remarked to theuccused
that there apueared to be u leaf cut out. He said
there was one takon out, but it had no writing on.
Dist. Att'y.? Did j ou find the leaf in the prisoner's
Witness. ? No, bat I heard it was found there.
Morrell. ? That won't do, sir.
Cross examined ? 1 administered the oath at my
office. It is about 20 feet from the water.
The defendant's counsel did not call any witnesses,
and submitted the case to the jury without summing
The jury retired for a short time, and found a ver
dict of not guilty.
John Kelly, a loafer, acting as a volunteer of the
fire department, was put on his trial for assaultihg
Richard Smith, on the Fourth of July. The partic*
lars of this row were fully reported at the time of
its occurrence. The jury acquitte d Kelly.
Andrew Jackson a scrt of a doek loafer was put to
the bar, charged with stabbing a man in the eye, at
No. 17 Oak street. It appeared that the row in this
case, originated in a dolior bed, which the prisoner
lost but refused to pay, and in a scrimmage toe knife
was resortesl to, and stuck into the forehead of the
prosecutor and came out at his left eye.
The Jury found Andrew Jackson guilty.
Npeslal Hessioui*.
Eliza Lcath, a Uaferess of "a certain age,''|was
found guilty of blackening the eves, and squeezing
the throat of "another lady," and adjudged to the
penitentary for 3 months.
John Cock stole a dung fork, and was sent to the
city prison till Monday.
John Randall, who ran off with a new dress coat
from a tailors store, was sent to the penitentary for
six months.
William Shadrack was indicted'.for assaultinr his
A watchman proved that the prisoner knocked
his b?tter half down, and then stamped upon her
The better half herself, however, had forgotten
this trifling matter, and now was ready to swear
" that he never bated her a bit, at all at all."
The Court, however, thought there mu*t be some
thing in it, and convicted the brute of a husband.
John Williams, a dirty looking loafer, was eharged
with robbing a simple looking Irishman, of $2, at
some low shanty in Anthony street.
'J he Irishman deposed that he had $'(2 in his
pocket, when he fell among a party of which the
prisoner was a prominent man, and that when he
gat oat, he found his pockets to let unfurnished
The Court thought there was no testimony to con
vict the prisoner, and so he was let off.
Jean Nickoleash, a loafer, imported from the
laxzorini of Triestr* was charged with making free
with a coat which he found hanging in the entry of
a tavern, which he honored with his custom.
The Court convieted Jrai, and by means of an in
(erpreter, informed him that he would be provided
with board aad plenty of stone digging, free gratis,
for the next three months.
Jean looked Howie Knives at this information, and
was removed in eust.idy.
?'oKcr 0?cc.
Stealing a Ifarae.? One Charit y Schofie id, a turf
ite of the New Turk school, recently paid a visit to
Stamford, Conn., where he contrived to steal a mar*
belonging to one Eraslus Bishop, which wa* valued
at $175. Now Bishop was a wide-awake cove, and
one that generally get the best sf either aaivup or a
bargain, and much he was mortified when he found
that he had been done by one frem this part of the
world. However, he determined to follow on to the
city and see if he could not get some trace of " Black
Bess," as he aalled his favorite mare. To New Tork
he came, and on making inquiries, he ascertained
that a similar mare was for sale, in Prince street.
Hither he hied as fast ?? legs cwuld carry him, and
there he had the satisfaction of retting his mare, and
also, of finding the fellow who had stolen ker. The
latter was taken before Justice Palmer, and fully
Bigamy ?James Rorkaran, an Irishman, with
chteka like thumping red potatoes, was brought ui>
for having one wife more than the law aliowea.
Eliza Mt Dowel was married to Jameson the 17th
December, 1838, and in July last, James again got
spliced to a pretty little Scotch lass named Rose
Burn*. The other day Rose found out how matters
stood, and she had Eliza and James taken into cus
Eliza said tbis was a land of liberty, and that she
did not tkink a bit of harm in Jamie having two
wives; but R?ae said it was very shameful, and
therefore, Jamie was fully commit ed
More Stahhtnr. ? Three rowdies were brought up,
charted with stabbing a man, named Thomas Morris.
All committed.
C'?r?iser?s Ollirr
An inquest was held at No. 277 Spring street, on
the body of W illiam Chequer.
The brother-in law of the deceased deposed that
lie was a native of England, aged 3(1, and was a mes
senger fer the War Department at Wanhington.
On th<* 11th instant he was a passenger in the rail
road car, which met tke accident at \mboy N. J. as
declared in the public papers. As soon a* possible
he was removed to the city, where it was found that
his left leg was fractured each collar hone broke and
all his fingers smashed. He died on Thursday night.
Tke Ju ry found that the deceased died in conse
Juence or injuries received in the rail-road c:ir at
rubor, N. J on the the 11th instant.
OOTbe Abolitionist count upon W.lNN) votes in
the State ef New Yark. If the whigs oppose the
liberation of the captured Africans in New Raven,
these votes will go fur th?? locofocog; If the govern
ment deliver them np te the Spanish aathoritiaa, the
whig* will get the votes. Th?? Abolition society
here is preparing te act an these views.
?The Mormosi begin theirgreatjreligioua move
meats next Monday in the National Hall. They
have been rehearsing recently in New Jersy, and are
now ready for action.
The Ineafoeos in power only oppose those
banks wkich they cannot control.
IsieauTAHT.? The Ked Lander, a Telian paper of
the date of July 20th, ?? stopped the press1' to an
nounce the arrival i* town of the scalp of Col. Bowles,
the Cherehee eliief.
The battle at North Point was celebrated in Balti
more, on the 12th in*t.
(J** at J&xciTSM eitt among the Medical Faculty
of Boatoa. ? So wonderful bat been the aucceaa of
Dr. Tayler't Balsam of Liverwort in Buatoa, that
the whale medical profeaaion in that city are excited -
They know not what to think. Their theoriea are
prostrated by the action of thia medicine, and they
are iu confusion. Our agent say a M Dr. Warren had
pronounced a patient to be in a confirmed couaump
tien, and his cure hopeless, when this Balsam waa
used and he got wholly curcd, and not a vestage of
his disease remains.' There cannot be a doubt but
the Faculty there, as here, will be compelled to
sanction this medicine. *
Niblo'i. ? The Horticultural Society's exhibitionof
Fruits and Flowers will continue open during the
day and evening, when it will be finally closed. The
Ravels hold forth a rich Bill of Fare, and will, doubt*
less attract, as they alwaya do, a brilliant au
dience. ?
m ? rt m V HARKR T .
Friday, At-pU-iiibi-r, 13? 6. V*. M.
The stock market h is again evinced it depression in prices
United States B tukdecliaed i percent? Dry Dock 1 per ceat?
Delaware it Hudson J percent? New Jersey Rail Hoad 1 per
cent ? Harlem j percrui? Utici ? per ceut.
There are counterfeit flvc dollar notes ou the Harrisburg
Oat k in circulation, in Harrisbur^li.
The rate of exchange on London, now ranges fiom ? to lOper
cent premium or $4 80 a $4 S8 the ? ster.iug, ami but little
doing. There- is not a great dein-nid, owing to the scarcity ol
money. A great deal of exchange it undoubtedly, wauted and a
flight eating off iu the money market would produce a
reasonable degree of activity. The United States Bank is
not drawing, and the bills which are now mott sought after are
tlio>e drawn against actual tales of stocks, in the London
market. Of 'kit description are those off' ring by the North
American Tru*t & Banking Co There were sold ia London im
mediately, prior to the tailing of the Great Western an amount
of acar $?00,000 of Arkansas stocks at 96 < n account of that
institution, and against these, she is now dram lug at 9 a 9| per
cent. The saKs of stock generally appear not to hare been
large, h' though loans to some extent were obtained at exor
bitant rates by certain houses, ou stocks, as collateral secu
It will be recollected that in March last, when Mr Jas. O.
King sell up to Albany for the purpose of taking the $1,000,
000, N. Y. State loan, on behalf of the Bank of Ci minerce, that
the " New York American," and certain otlisr Wall street
party organs, were loud in their attempt* to depreciate other
stocks, particularly those of Arkansas, which w*re expected, in
Mr. Been' hand, to come into competition with other stocks, ia
the hasdt of the clique. On that occasion we made the follow
ing remarkt: ?
We now find them, through their organ, the M American,"
begiuninjj a new game in relation to the State stocks of the
same region, the br?t blow being aimed at those of Aikansas.
Now we will venture to say, that the stock ol that state is as
good as an> in this market. Aud this aisertiua we shall make
good before we finish this topic.
We now find that, at a most critical juncture, Arkansas
stocks alone found buyers to an extent which will suffice to sup
ply the exchange market before the new crop will he ready to
draw agaiust.
The importation, of foreign goods have ben laige this fall,
but, undoubtedly, a large quantity of them hate eome over on
manufacturer's account, to the care of branch hoi ?es. Remit
'ances are, therefore, not imperative, until Ibe goods are partly
disposed of. This the crop will regulate, as that will proba
bly be forwarded late; the fall trade will be later than aiual.
So far, business iu this city has been much lets than last
year at the same period; as an indication ofwhieh, we will take
the amonut received on tke New York Canals ilunug the fi*st
week in September, which is as follows:
^ In 1H39, 44,?53 87
In 1838, $6?,/>8S 69
Showing a de iciency of near 20 per cent, which is mostly
in the up freight of merchandize.
The fear of a drain of specie has hitherto prereuted the
hauks of this ci.y from tiling their usual lead in expanding to
meet the fill trade. It is now supposed that the most pressing
foreigu demands have been satisfied by the amount of specie
recently shipped, and the crops will he in time to meet any new
demtnd. At the same time, private litttrs fr m England re.
pn sent matters there as having assumed a more e'leeiful cha
racter. It is generally believed in Loudon th< t they havo
" turned the corner," and an inquiry for American securitiea
had al-eady commenced. The amount of specie, whit h has 1'ft
thseity during the past month, is estimated at a'xuit $1. .MW.OOO
auJabout $MH) 000 is arrived. The tpecit in the vaults has
thus been diminished uear $1,000 000 ; but there is a constant
current of specie, in small sums, setting into this eity, in the
hinds of strangers, wbich is deposited with the banks, aud piper*
taken for it as a matter of convenience. In ihis way the Bank of
America has. in a sSort period, received upward* of fKW,Mia
gold and silver, for which treasury notes principally have been
taken, as a more safe, couvenieut and profitable manner of
trsns|xirting money than in any other shap* A large propor
tion of these were taken by emigrants to ran, da, where our
Treasury note* are at r premium of one per ceut. All tkese
movements, indicating a favorable state of the sn trket, have
induced the banks of this city to raise thiir line of discounts;
and today bein? discount day for the Bank of America, tkat in
stitution has discounted upwards of $j00.000. which is a larger
amount than they ha>e done for five or six weeks previous.?
The other banks , which di- count on Friday have also increased
tbe r loans, as will be seen from the following taMe of die
Cm. nts f >r t id i), of prohibit estimates of diseouti's.
Numn nf Banks. rfmnunt *f Di$r?unl.
Bank nf America .00,000
Merchants Bank, 10". 000
Trad< tmen'sBank. 40.090
New York Dry Dock Bank, ? ?
National Bank. 7 5.000
Mechauirs a Trader's Bauk JO 00#
Ureenwich Bank, 20,0*0
Leather Manufacturers' Bank, 40,000
Lafayette dank A0.OO0
Bank of the Slati of New York, 00 000
Total discounts, $?JVOOo
These amounts are yet small for New York, hut the fact thai
the banks have begun to exp ?nd even in a small w ty is encour
aging to the merchant's., more es|>eriaUv as strictly l.usiaese
pajier is alone dl?e?unt<d. The New York Bask, taking the
lead in this matter, will undoubtedly start < h>- hanks in the in
terior, and with thtir increased issues, the crops, ti e ba is of
all tea le, will come rapidly forward The p. ices of money
mud thea fill andhnsine.s again move forward
Statement of the Citisens Bank of Louisiana, >n the let ia
stant, as compared with its condition on the 1st <>( July, 1809.
Cireulmtiim Spent Dtpoufi L?eml kml
Sept 1st, IH3f>, J00.015 819,1107 0>*1?7J ?1,7*6
July 1st, ?? tliyw 00ft, Olfl l oat ,oi 4
Decrease, 118 010 ? 180,641 317,000
Increase, ? 1 1,909 ?
Mnlra nt ihr *f?rk VCxrhnitgr, Vil. IS.
J46?li?rr? UaiUl fttalr* II <nk 105. 60 da MO d<y?, 1614,
9Ado 164, *0 Jo li#> Ja yi 1 0.1 J 9* tin 10.1, 1 00 ,?i0 din 104} ?
?0 do Bank of Com. ViO day* W, i0 do .i< > 0 | 600 4o
I'orp. Howl- W? 70 do Dn Dk 641-9.1 do Blair, k60 d. 1#4?
ilo Mfrfh 'titJ K*. N ? 41 do Norlh Am< rii >n Tr i?l, b0# do
Mi, 100 4* 01, A# do bM day* 64J, AO .Jo 69 46.!oil}, Ml do
64), S <10 bl0d?61 I? d?<)J, AOdolM. K Hudaoa
6# 4o n* 46|. 100 do nr*l wk 67. 50 do ??, AO do >J0J? M(,
100 do 67, AO do b SO J. 07), 100 do (? n..?rr?? <7, do 67, 964
do n?it wk <17. #0 d<> 10 tlaii 07, #0 do l^d? 67, 9 do to-mor
row 67, AO do ? 60 d- 6rtf, JAOdo lo-tnorr iw 67 |IK) do t 40 da
IMJ. 100 d* Vir kburt Bank, ? 66 iU)? 67}? A?' do ? 10 d? .IA4,
tOdol.S 106. in Kantiirk* Bk b 96 .!? *1 ? W .'o 79}, 76 do W,
9A do Mrrrbanl* li * 97 ? 41 North Am. In? 10.')- >0 do < anion
14 'JO do Falrnoa Railroad 61} ? AO do ? 10 day* 64, 94 do b 10
day* A.IJ AO dn N?-w Jrr?Jjr H. K f-Hj, AO .|? . I 0 dan 9??
60 do *iouiii'?on U H- 93-60 Harlrm 46). .SO d? ? 66 dan
461, |.M do 4^f. AO d? n< ?t wk 47. AO do . 10 d;?j. |f| ?A do
MiJ, *10 do . licit wk 47. ?0 do 4?|. 99 do L'tka K. R 116?
6# .1* I 14}, M> do Long l?l-<ii'l K l?. *l|
ntmtv of Trntlr
Thi? wrrk h?? ?bown a diminished drgrr#. of activity I* lb*
(r..eral iaarkrl?, frow thai wMtk wa? appirvnt dnrlait Ui#
Viou* wrrk. In Ury O <>d? particularly, th?r? i? lr?doiaf.~
Th*lrad? of tlir ranala, wWich arr |h* graat rbm>n> I* through
whirli ilia trail*" nt Nr w York with lb* gr^at w?t |<?c?, indi
cate* a great fluelu ition in hutinrif Th? fallowing ia a rowpa
rati?* ?Utemrat of the lolli nrriml on the Nrw Vork raaala,
for the firr month" from Hi* owning of aavlxatn u np lo
Sept af IMP and I "Ml
,4iHi / W?y .hair July.
|WH. Ii'7 ?7ft 91 .1..1AA 17.1096 Hi) 6tt.r> I7I 61?
ll?0l? :i?M 6.16 |tw.f?7j I AS, 799 l?',6?#
Di-rrmar, I MM H,?W 91, OM
lueraaar, Hi jHj J* "74
Krotw lhi? l.ildr ?? ipp <.? ibai lbrbii?in? ?? of April, I hi#
yar, aw l?? thaa la?l. wbilr during tbr montlw of May -<ti4
Junr it mtick lararr, aitd bat agam f<llrn off dariaf lb#
|wo monlh*la<l p^*i ; ib? ar?r?ir<ta i?, b?*fw. an mrm?r of
166 *77? nw r llio l??t ?? ?r Tbr rr< ?'ii>l? f r M. flr?l Mr?k in
?[>trinh? r, ?r< mnrh lr?? tban lh<>?r af II" >?n?f |*rio4 ia any
ya^r ulnra 1614. ?? followa i
fit r i tm f?r the prrt ml If ttk in Sijrf.
I HI A, B4R.07A 1616. fl\a,n*n
1*16 49.PI4 1649, 44,013
1H17. 11,179

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