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"SoTatj-Serenth Anniversary of American
ftOti &C.J
We give below the few notices and progi^Bimes
-Of the public cejjfrbrationa of the Fourth of
Jn this city wlj?w are to take place to-day. We
ALbo give a list oVfhe orators at some of the cele
krations in various parts of the country. we
Hme and room for the selection we might greatly
extend this list of orators. We are inclined to think,
? however, that this great anniversary will be less
generally observed by public celebrations than
usual. But there is no danger that the day and its
historical remembrances will ever be regarded with
apathy by the American people. It was the opinion
of John Adams, as expressed in the well-known
letter which w? now republish, that the day " ought
to be solemnized from one end of the continent to
thc|othcr forever
. Philadelphia, July 5, 1776.
Yesterday the greatest question was decided
Which was ever debated in America? and greater
perhaps never was or will be decided among men
A resolution was passed, without one dissenting colo
ny, "That these United States are, and of right ought
-to be, free and independent States."
The day is passed. The 4th of July, 1776, will be
a memorable cpocha in the history of America. I
am apt to believe it will be celebrated by succeeding
generations as the great Adversary Festival. It
ought to be commemorated, as the day of deliverance,
by solemn acts of devotion to Almighty God. It
ought to be solemnized with pomp, snows, games,
Hoorte, guns, bell , boElirt% and illuminations, from
^<1 of the continent to the other, from this time
forwarii roi'Cver ! ^uU ^ think me transported
with enthusiasm ! but I W aot* 1 an? we!! awaro of
the toil, and blocl, and treasure, that it will coat to
maintain this declaration, and support and defend
these States: yet through ail the gloom I can see
the rays of light and glory. 1 can see that the end
Is worth more than all the means, and that posteri
ty will triumph, although you and I may rue, which
I hope we shall not. I am, Ac".
It will be observed that Mr. Adams, in the above
letter speaks of the Declaration of Independence aa
affecting the whole continent of America, and it was
on hia motion, in the Continental Congress, that the
troops raised for the defence of the colonies against
Great Britain were sty'ed " the Continental Army."
The bills of credit issued by order of Congress, also,
It will be recollected, were called " Continental
Money," and the word "continental" was constantly 1
Applied in the revolutionary Congress to subjects of
national concern. The patriots of the Revolution, in
declaring independence, and fighting to sustain it,
believed that all the British colonies on this conti
nent, including theCanadas and Nova Scotia, would
nnite eventually in the measure to form a great and
Independent nation, and that the Spanish colonies
to the sooth and weBt of us, and north of the Isthmus
of Darien, would become part of the republic when
wanted, and thua all North Ameri:a would form a
great and independent continental confederacy.
This idea appears clearly in the writings, not only of
John Adams, but of Gouverneur Morris, Dr. Timothy
Dwight,and other men of the Revolution, and one of
the poets of the time expresses the same sentiment,
In an epilogue to Addison's Cato, adapted to the
American stage,
P?1 * up unea contrail yOiif p6w?*fi,
But the whole bouiidlesa Contioeo* i< ost*."
The subject of independence was debated for ^oma
time in Congress before unanimity could be secured
for its adoption by that body. One year before the
declaration, and even later, the idea of independence
?as disavowed by leading men, and it was not gen
erally popular among the people when first discussed.
The necessity for the measure was, however, early
foreseen by a few of the most knowing ones, among
whom was Dr. Timothy Dwight, of Connecticut, but
in his writings he snys he found few or none, in 1775,.
to countenance it. Iu Congress it was at length felt
that no diplomatic arrangements with foreign powers
could be made for assistance until independence was
declared , and thus a national existence commenced
by the United States. Independence of Great Britain
was first asserted at a meeting of the people iu Meck
lenburg, North Carolina, in May, 1775, more than
one year before the declaration by Congress, and
?oon after that time the question begun to be pub
licly discussed throughout the country. As we have
mentioned, the idea at first encountered strenuous
opposition, but in a short time was everywhere
making rapid progress. The Pennsylvania, New
Jersey, and Maryland Colonial Assemblies, instructed
their delegates in Congress to oppose independence,
In November, 1776, and January, 1770. But at this
time, the publication of the pamphlet called " Com
mon Sense," by Thomas Paine, which had a wide
circulation m rough the colonies, gave a powerful
impulse to the cause of independence. Paine wis a
recent emigrant from England, and editor of the
Pennsylvania Magazine. His celebrated pamphlet,
above referred to written at the suggestion of
Dr. Benjamin Ruth, then a young and ardent
patriot, of Philadelphia, argued in a plain and con
vincing fty!e the folly of any longer attempting to
keep up the connection with Great Britain, and the
absolute necessity of a (trial separation.
In April, 1776, the North Carolina ProvincUlCon
venticn authorized t> cir delegates in Congress to
join with the other colonies in declaring indepen
dence. The Assemblies of Rhode Island and Con
necticut indicated t-imilar inclinations, while in May.
1776, the delegates from Virginia were Instructed by
the Convention of the Colony to propose in Congress a
declaratfon of independence. At the annual election
in Massachusetts, the f-arae month, instructions infa
Tor of independence were voted by the people. In
CongrcbB the subject was introduced, June 7, 1776,
by Richard Henry Leo, of Virginia, in obedience to
thq instructions of tlto Provincial Convention. De
bated the next dey hi Committee of the Whole, the
resolution in favor of independence was sustained by
Lee and Wythe, of Virginia, and by John Adams, of
Massachusetts. It was oppoted by Dickinson
and Wilson, of Pennsylvania, Richard R. Living
ston, of New York, and Edward Rutledgo, of
South Carolina, not as bad or improper in
itself, but as premature. Of this important
debate, which, like all the other proceedings of the
Continental Congress, took place with closed doors,
we por'*?ss only the merest outline. John Ad.\ms, in
1817, wrote thus to a fritmd: ? "Of all the speeches
made in Congress, from 1774 to 1777, inclusive of
both years, not one sentence remains except a few
periods of Dr. Witherspoon, of New Jersey, printed
in his works. I consider the true history of the
American Revolution und the establishment of our
present constitution as lost forever. And nothing
but misrepresentations or partial accounts of it ever
will be recovered."
Several members of the Continental Congress, be
tides those named, distinguished then and after
wards for good services to their country, opposed the
resolution in favor of independence. It passed by a
bare majority, seven States to six. To give time for
greater unanimity the subject was postponed till the
first of July; but mennwhile a committee was ap
pointed, consistin;. ni 'ihomas Jefl'erson, John
Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and
Robert II. Livingston to prepare a formal declaration
of independence. Two other committee* were ap
pointed, one to draw up a plan of confederation, the
other to prepare a scheme ol' the terms proper for
foreign alliance?, Congress being firmly con,n?
that the success of their cause greatly dependea on
diplomatic arrangements. On the 28th of Jane tlK1
committee appointed to draft it reported to Congress
a declaration of independence, which was drawn up
by Jefferson. The subject being taken up in Com- 1
mittee of the Whole on the 1st of July, the delegates
from nine colonies voted for the declaration. New
York declined to vote, as no instructions were yet
received; Delaware was divided; Pennsylvania, three
for and fonr against it; that of South Carolina one
for and three against it. When the question came
np ior final action two of the Pennsylvania dele
gates who had voted in the negative absented
thpm^lves. Mr. Rodney, of Delaware, decided the
vote of St?te in the affirmative. The vote of
Seuth Carolina was given the same way.
New York still Reclined to vote. The declara
tion was ordered td be engrossed on parch
ment, and was subsequently signed tj aN the
delegates present, including several who wife
members at the time of its adoption. The Provincial
Congress of New York, on the 9th of July, at their
meeting at White Plains, gave their sanction to th
declaration, which thus became the unanimous act of
the thirteen United States. The New Y ork delegates
in Congress, except Robert R. Livingston, were
among the signers, after receiving authority from
their constituents.
The war of the Revolution, which, in the opinion of
Washington, might have been concluded in 1779 in
stead of 1783, had the best counsels been folio ived by
Congress and the States, it will be remembered, lasted
about eight years, from its commencement, in 1775 , to
the peace of 17S3 ; but a considerable part of the time
was characterized by inactivity on both sides. The
seat of war, commencing in the Eastern States, was
transferred to the Middle States, and concluded in
those of the South. Mr. Lossing, in his " Field Book
of the Revolution," has preserved the most valuable
relics and records of " the times that tried men's
OF JULY, 1853.
The "jitci-V1 eon, hi it tee of tbe Common Council, ap
lointad in make the n?ceei>ary arrangements to cele
brate th? National Anniversary, announce to tbeir fellow
citizens tl>e following
The miliary will be under the command of Major
General Pandford, who ha* leaned the following orders
Division Order*.
N*w York, June 22 1863.
The Division will parade on Mwnday, tbe 4th of July
next., to celebrate the Anniversary of Amacicin Iuda
pendeioe. The Division line will be formed In Broadway,
with tbe right cn Fourteenth street, at B o'clock, A.'K.
Brigadier funeral Spioer will cauto the uational stsn
dard to be displayed frem tbe Battery, and the morning
salute te be (Lied at sunrise, by a detachment frein the
.First Brigade.
Brigadier Uenerul Morris will direct a national ralate
to be fired ftom the Battery a\ noon, by a detachment
from his brigade.
Brigadier Ceaeral Hall will detail a troop of herte from
bis Brigade for escort duty, to report tn tho Major
General at his quaj i ms, at half- pant 7 o'clock.
Biigvdier General Ewen will direct Colonel Stabbi as to
detail a company from his Regiment for apeclal duty, to
leport. to the acting Division Inspector, on parade
ground, at a quarter be 'ore 8 precisely.
lhe Division will pay the honors or a marohiLg salute
to the Mayor and Common Council, in front of the City
Hall, at ten o'clock A. M.
The Commissary General will issne the requisite am
munition for the Salutes, upon the requisition of the pro
per officers.
Broadway is hereby designated as the Parade Ground of
the iliviaiou on the 4th of July, from seven o'clock A, M.
until tne MvUion puxi the front of the City Hail.
The Division Staff will assemble at the quarters of the
Major General, (No. 1&3 Tenth street.) at halfpaat seven
o'clock A. M.
lhe li-iie of inarch will be round Union square to Se?on
t?ec<h street, through Seventeenth etreet to Irvi?? i.Woo,
through Irvirg place to Fourteenth ktuet, through Four,
tiuith e'.rttt to 'be Tbird a venue
.* -.an the Toird avauue
to r?uth ktteoi, iurou-,u leith street to 8road?av, down
Umartwty to Chambers street, through 0'iaiuberi at'^H
Centre ktnet to the east gate of ths Park. Br order
or CHARLES W 8ANDFOKD, Maj. Gen Cjmaiandieir
* p H. &??dford, Div Quae Ma?;. and Aitlug Dir. las'.
Brigade Orders
N'ETT 1 untC, Juoo 25, 1853.
The foregoing Division Orders are ptcm jlg\tto.'h Thii
Iriesde will parade in pursumxe thereof on Mondaf. fJe
4tli day of Julv "
lh? brigade line will be f raic-O in Br<nd Tfty, right on
Aster place, at half past reven o'clock, pctcheiy
Colonel Yates will cause the n.uoual ?itute to bs flrel
cn the Battery, at noon, by a detaohaient from his regi
Commandants cf regim'nt* will s*e that sentinels are
ported along the whol? ex'ent of tbe re {imsntai ground,
to keep the grout.d clear before th? formation of the bri
gade. By order of GEORGE P. MORRIS, Brlir Gan.
Robert H. Boyd, ABM.
It in requested by the committee tha', the persons
haviig charge of the virioua ciiur-h bells will cause
ilietn to be iun? Tom C to 7 o'clock a ii , and from 0
to 7 P. it. Tm chime bell- of Tr'Uty churoh will aKo
be rurg on tbU ocea ion The-e will be a grand display
cf firework,- in tbe ereuirg, comaitnoinj half pan 8
o'clock, In fiorit ct ffeCitv 1UU, ?? der ths direction of
yes-re, J. 0. & 1 F/Jse : a* Lamartme place, under the
ni ectioc of Mr J W. Hatfield, at lladisoa square, und'.r
?l e (iirec'jon of Mr Wm. Stanton : and Jnkson and
Tom | kiij' (.quarts, under the d<rec'ion of Issac Elge,
,-fi.ior ; at Mount Morris under the direction of Daniel
Mi/an; ard at KantiaU's Island. uuder the direction of
ilio Warden. T-:.eie will al?o be a baod of mufi; at 'he
dlfrpient piacm of t.;hibi?:on ol fl ea'Otks: ? At the City
lT.ill. WalUce'r Bsbd ; at lAuiaitiue square Uadrihil.'a
Band ; at Mudl.-on ^q^laIe, Drdwirth's lJand ; at JacUtou
tqra.e Shrlton'H 'Nnd : at T- m[>kins qntre Mmhtn'i
li.r.d : a Mount Moirir. Harletn Toumej 's Come" Raad;
a< Rrndali'i- I.-laud, Losie's Baod.
Aid. Smith. Asst All Ring.
Aid. Haley, A*8t. Aid MoU ?wu,
Aid. Hair, Asi t Aid. Rogers,
Ad S'urU-vfiut, A?iit. aid. Ali&batt, * J
Aid. Bnyce, Asst. Aid. Bou'.ori.
Committee on Celeb.'atlng Fourth of July.
UjUDQUaktkk.?, Junu '27, 1853.
Gerer?l Oiders to beobteivud for thu c-*1 bratiou of the
seve/itj -tevi nth Anuivertary of our National iadepan
This corps, cm posed of the l urviv re of those who
were eng ic;t d in 1h? mili't^v serr '?-? of the Untt'Ml Ht?'*i,
in lhe aar with Gie.t Bruain d?:lared June 1^,1812,
will afSMiiblt on tbe niornii g cf the fouith of July '*xt,
at 8 o'c.ock pieci-My at thfr hei. quart?r4, No. 04 Lis
le^ard tatrtet, wi' h i>iil? arms ai d ouck?de on hat. Side
arms, with ocif >: m belt? may lie had at 'he Colonel's
qnaru rh for $2 '26, a. d elm ? lei for 37 >. centn.
H.ate swords ?ill be piovidid on toat u*> -niu$ for tho?e
alio may b<- d^.Iiceut, am) the Luatuier ?? itl b<- preieot
with a mpji'y of c ?ksd?s
1 L? cuips ?ill be mustered ieto lir.e un<ler the command
of Uitit. ueotv Raymond, and will march w I (bout, del iy
tkraurh Bioadw* v to tho City 11*11, wh?^? they will J ' in
tbe d?lej,ation ' f iheir bretbn-n f oin tb>' :\"vnul c Hinttol
(f ibe State, and undo*' the n. ni'nam of the Cilon> l, ntil
be prMMt'ed o the llouci able, the Major via Corpora*
tinii of the City, whwo guests they are, by invitation, for
the dvi .
Ca,t. Sm'th's company of Indeper.di ot Ceat r.ent?l>,
who?e iervle.es as Mcoit are a;eept?d nre rf-ijucjied to
ji In the ro pK at the fo'/iin' ion, at he^dquarteis, in Lis
|iei aru f-tieet
I i-o deitg^iioa from the icvetal counties withla the
Hate, ?t d ^utat^ from otlit-t oiatrs. will be reoeivnd in
? h'f M'perloi O'urt to su^. by tho '.'olouel aii'i h i st-nf, nt
8 "'clock on tbat won. inc. i?nd their ^ever&l uamei en
iu)l,d pi oj/ar story to Sie. proceeding of the day.
Afnr the jrouo'id piexntttlon of deletes and corns,
1b?y will f'"U in 'a ? on 'ho right atid left of th > unnor
n Me, the M' yor and Co-i>or*ti v. a. d wllMs* th* pai-Ii g
review of tM troo,". nuder the conunand of Majn-G^ue
>?1 Kti'dforil. Iniac'iately aft#i which the corps, with
t.ii*lr eseo t atd c i ntrji delegate!, with o.Uer guasts,
ill |i oceed to It ? court r or/ 1 tvliere lhe e we or
t.iifcd-v will coiutUDCe with ## fiddie * to he faroue of
Grace by tbeCfcaplaln, tho Rev Dr i'eUi Van Pelt.
llie I)i cls'tttiotj of IndP(,ciid' nee wltl ba * cad by a
trcn bfr of tho corp". folio ?i .l by an iidd^e., . i* i>i P*( ea
teo by the lf<m. Oot. Sutii?'rlaid. il Pej-'sylvania, and
probebly oiher? s^id clo ed by a bonedio on by tho rev
erend chap'sin, Dr Spiing
A C( tint t" m ?ii, t-ion I*.! patlsken of, a'ter which the
corps will Mturn lO Jielr bi: v>rinarte,r'(andbedlH"ii.<.-.?d,
rn.il the !?;<?;< tal dt legatM aie requ* eil tu remain aud or
,ni 1 10 a on nation fcr co. -u'i i I >i o' the Interests of
urvlvirg btc-lhten throi'ghr. i? the ^tat ?
TleOvmmandaut purticularly requests ths several per
?<ttir composing the i-tsff, tho !.<? . Dr I J. Van Pelt,
#t d the Rev l?r. 0. Spring, o'vtnisl- ? John Neil<ot?- M.
D., Teijamin R. Robron. M i>. unci II I'Oiter, M. I),
r?rc? ue, end quaitermn tar John A)wai?i u bn punc
tual in atteodai ce af tl.e coutt nn)tiis f?] .nant'ir J.
Hajai'oiD will jolu Uie stall Imnieoi^i el i aft<<r 'vJiforni
it>lt hie duticc at headi|uarten> and Captain and Adjutant
I'sl'y, together wltfe all the oflicers will return after the
dl missel of the oApe. end join the convcutlnn as dele
ga'es for tb's coutity
N?mns of cele.a ns have alresdy bven forwardel from
tlt?. com tlo? ?'!' Rnchiand, Oiatigo, li-sex MMaoctadr,
Columbia, Momoe Tonmkiui. fit. UvisMl, SjiTolk.
later, Wytming, Delaware, Ulixer, a id Schoharie, and
those from Ri.wiraotid, Kltig?. QuSitu, awd Vt'ejtchinier,
It i* txptcted will be proaented on twe morning of thst
day, if not. sent In befr.i*
I 'is con>de.i'lr ?t(iO"ted that the Immrabl# the May
or. and the peveial Ahtermen c.oni|o.|..g the Osrporatkin
w ill favor v with their pre t are, erd i'.io iu Ut rtit vi
| ties ol tbe day, wh'cb, by thair liberal provision, we in
tend celebrating in a hum becoming the Med clUa**?
and former loldisr, In defence of our country's right 4 and
The Command ?nt respectfully request* ef all, who
have their evidence of etrvioe in the war of 1812. to at
tend the meeting of the corps. and procure the cockade,
WtL'foh la cotf*idei?d a badge of membership, hf which
the; mar be ka^*? nnd admitted to join In tbe festiri
tie* 01 the day. an'l tbat to far ax mar be cnnreoisnt for
them, to procure aide' arm* and join In the Una of march,
whereby the association'* of forty years past mar be re
rired, with the pleating inflection of beiog permitted at
this late day, to assemble tcVethsr, to reuder onr thanks
for the patt, to continue well doing for the present, tbat
thereby all our public acts may stand approved before
Ood and our country, and all future genera 'inn* of this
happy lepubllc. NICHOLAS HAIGHT,
Colonel Veteran Corps of ihe War of 1812.
Mi'v. Daily, Jr., Adjutant.
VetmaX Order.
Tbe member* ef tbe Society a'e hereby notified to
m?et at the City Hall of tbe oity of New Ten on Monday.
4th July, at 12 o'clock, noon, of tbat day, for tli? trans
action of business. eleotlon of officers and htandlog com
mittees, snd for the purpose of celebrating the annirer
esry of our National Indepet dence.
Meoibern of otter State Socle tie* wbo may be in tbe
eity on that day are inrlted to unite with u* on the occa
Mon Bj loidur, General ANTHONY LiHB, President.
J:D. P. llABcauw, Secretary.
The chiefs, warriors, and sachems of the thirteen
ttibe* will report themsalveti to the Grand Sachem, in
the Gieat Wigwam, at 11 o'olock A M. Tbe Society will
assembly at 12 o'clock precinely Tor the transaction of
business. At 1 o'clock the large room of Tatnraaay Hall
wtll be thrown open for the admission of tne>uben, in
vited guOftf, ana friends of the Eooiety. with ladies ac
companding them At 2 o'clock tbe exercises will com
merce with ninxic by Shelton's celebrated band, engaged
for the occaH on. The Declaration of Independence will
then be tend by Brother Cbauncey ?Shaffer. Music?
' Hail Columbia,'' by the band. Oration by Brother Lo
renzo B. Sheppard. Mu4c ? "Star Spangled Banner," t>y
tie band. At I o'clock P. M. thi tee nber* of the -"ooletr
and invited guest* will assemble in the banquet room to
partake of tEe* waters of the great spring, hit at the coun
cil fire and Mnoke the calnmet of peace, when patriotic
tea?ts wi>l be given, speeches msda by d Btiuguished
chiefs from different. States and letters read from bro
theri- and diMinguifihtd democrats throughout the great
"republic NoadmUtion without tickets, which oan be
bad gratis on application to either of the following
Geoigti 8. Meeker**, ? Andre Froment,
Hija'iF. Putdy, Samuel Allen,
Andrew H. Mickle, Charles A. Deulke,
?Willii.ni J Brown, SUphen A Fceks,
Thcmas Punlap, John Dunham,
Jacob M. Vreeland, Henry Vande water.
Stephen A. Durjea, Secretary.
Casper C. Ghitdr, Treasurer.
Tbnina? K. Downing, Scribe.
John Becker, Sagamore.
Richaid D Lester, Wifklnkle.
George S Meneerve, Father of the Counoll. .
lease V. Fowler, Grand Sachem.
Gasper C Childs, Scribe pro tern.
We are informed tbat the venerable patriot of the
Revolution mentioned in oar paper of Friday last
has accepted the invitation of the Common Council,
and in the coarse of the day will see his friends
in the Governor's room, City Hall. His pension
being bat a mere pittance, if onr citizens see fit to
drop into his hands a few hundred dollars the gift
will no donbt be gratefully received.
The various places of amuse meat in this city offer
very attractive entertainments for to-day: ?
The Bowery theatre *ill have anaf'e'oooo and evening
yerfo nuance Mr. Ediiyrfind Mr. T. D. Rice being ihe par -
ttcular r-tars.
At the Broadway, Mr. and Mrs. Barney Williami appfar
in three piece*.
The Ravel Ea*rily, (peat favoritei, will delight their p?
fj ou- bj light and vt ry amusing [iecea. aid e /oluttoas on
the tight tope, at Niblo'n (Jar dsn.
There v ill be ihree performances at the NaHon-tl one
at ten. the nest at two. and the lav. at neven o'clock
At Barnum'a Mureum there *1U *?" performance* al
most evety hour in the <5??
.. ....men the O'uiuH* f'olmar.y ?!H appo..
Oitir novel amu.-?inean Tbero -a ill at") lw a upleodi'i
display of flrewoihg, ar.d a grand b?U niud up tie
plen-iiie" of the day.
Th je wi 1 be ihtf-e ptrfoim&ncf* at the H'ppodr. me,
one a*, eleven, arothu at three, and the la r a1; eg V.
I^ere iti'l he afl?rf>OOf aud eteui' g e Oi^crts at Cliri .
tj'n Oper* Iloure, VTood'ii H?U of ))iu-tr*"<yr aad at the
Chinese Itooins by Buckley's Seie'ia'lv.'j.
We refer the public to our advertising columns for
further particulars of " the day we celebrate.''
Font tli of July Oration*.
Among other# the folio tiring ore announced:?
Pjracioe Hon D.J Iiiclrfns.m.
l'ort Jwvis Era it. us D Cni?or. E-q , (tem
f.eratiCe celeb'Atiou.)
Rocdout H<n Gilbert. i?e?n M. C., of
Duche:<4 eouuty.
Tsriytorn Jime.il'. Br?dy, E q.
Cat n el, 1'ulnam county.. % Jumna f) Ut-<i? F.?q
Lo.kport Ex Gor WmMtgtoa Hunt.
troy Gei. J J. Vielle
Newaik, N.J Hm W m C. Alniander.
('taupe Prof. J< bn 8 Hart. f.L D.
Belli ville G?orge W Perry, E q.
I iiziibtUiiown A Q. K>-a.-bey, E-q
liaJiwe/ John B. Gougii, (teicpor
Morristown Ali?ie<< lull".
Knit- Bin Tinnier E H Oomln
Fricccion .....A?U')el Gre?i. Jr
Titiitcu Ex Gov. Pfrjniug'on (Cincin
nati tacijty)
Livingston Rev J Q Adams.
fon etville liev. J. A t'od>1,
htrwalk. Conn Key. E H Cnapin.
l/>i ell, Ma.is Joria Kimball 1'nq.
A'ibint D. W C Rica, E.-q.
ProyMenee, R I Tho*. Bur'ee E'-q.
New Iirdfoid, Mau i Hon. N. P. R.uk*.
Fourth of July orations seldom attract much at
tention, and are soon forgotten. One of the most
memorable was delivered by John Quincy Adams,
while he was Secretary of State.
Keiv To i lc era Celebrating the Day Elerwhere.
[From (he Colooi* (N. H ) Patiiot July 'L I
There is to be a great time in Portsmouth next
Monday, July 4th. The emigrants from that ' an
cient 4nd honorable" town will return to their "na
tive hearths," cn masse, tr om Boston, New York and
elsewhere. The city government has appropriated
some $2,0C0, and the citizens are also making exten
sive preparations ta receive tht ir guests in a most
liberal and open-handed manner. The Portsmouth
New Yorkers come with a band of music: -the rush
frcui Boston will march to the strains of Bond's Cor
net Laud, who will give a promenade concert in th
evening. Yale's big tent has lieen secured and floor
e?l for lie occasion; Market, street is being complete
ly enveloped with wreaths SthI arclten, and fireworks
will be displayed in Market square; everybody
will be welcomed, whether they are "town born '
or not ; Coburn's " Rockingham, formerly the
residence of Judge Langdon, and one of the in ast
pleasant and neate-t llrst cl isu public houses in Ne?v
Englm d. Barnabee's well appointed " Franklin,"
Hadle.v'rcomfortable " Plscataqna," and the " City
hotel" are all being pat in their nest trim, ami many
piivate citizens wili also open their doors and 1? ivc
the Uitt li-ptring outside; a new steamer is to be in
readiness to convey passengers, in sixty minutes,
(tide permitting.) irom the foot of State bireet down
the beautiful i'lecutaqi.u, pant, New Cm tie, Kittery
Point and Fort Constitution, out toLainhton's " Ap
plcdore House, " on oi;c of the I>len of Shoals, where
the mackerel liavo commenced ri lining, distance
twelve flrilen, and a most del igbtfa! excursion on a
waim day; the car? will n.n at reduced ratos, and, in
the words of the Bo>to;i C'otuttr, whoso editor is a
Portsmouth boy, " the whole is intended tj be a
grand, old-fashioned, family Thanksgiving meeting,
on the Fourth of July."
[Prom the Ronton Trapecr'pt, July 2]
The "Sons," of Poitsmosth, from New York, ar
rived in thii city this morning, with ? flne ba-id,
and parsed on to their destination. A large number
from this city and vi< ii lty go down to-day , and more
v will leave on Monday morning. The celebration will
be emphatically great.
One of the Hevolutlonai y Heroes.
[Ki<m the Sard u>l. \ Ri'jjii'er. .luuo 20.]
The last survivor of the battle of Hunker Hill,
James McDonald, aged one hundred and five years,
is now on a visit to Boston.
Few of our citizens are aware that a little over o-ne
year ago Jnme.t McDonald spent a few days in San
dusky, nor of the occasion of that visit.
Late oDe afternoon the writer was interrupted by
the entrance of an old gentleman, who, with con
siderable embarrassment, stated thnf he was an old
Revolutionary soldier; had been robbed of all hl?
funds, his pension papers and a part of his ??lotliing.
His forehead was deeply scarred; ho had lost an ev ?.
end his hands bore marks of former conflicts. He
was tall and well formed and straight as an arrow,
whirli, with Lis military step, betokened a life in the
camp. His Scotch ncceut, uigh cheek bones, florid
complexion ana whitened locks, bordering on the
1 red, told plainly bis descent. He gave his mm as
j *?ieB McDonald, aged one hundred and four yeara
and D,~oceeded to re"te 1118 8l0I7 with a candor and'
int^liiiron e ^at at once attracted attention.
He wflB^boi n ,n Scotland, in 1748, joined the British
army when ei'gbw^",^^" ?f ff.e' ^ ll? **?
seiving in the Up?r J* * Aft commence
n.ent of the outbreak V'**?? ?rlfaIn1?Sd
country. He camo over1 W Ju *1 J* ?
command, where he imm?.w ? f u *?i iu?
< he American forces. He wu. > ^ i
ker Hill, the taking of Burgoyne, at ?"nu?ton and
Trenton, lo6t an eye at the murderous 3U4
naw Cornwallis surrender his sword. He u. *? 8erv?d
in the war of 1812. He was acquainted with i?earI7
all the hero generals of the Revoiation, and with aJ
our distinguished public men down to the present
day. The occasion of hit* visit to S.tcdasky was as
He and his wife had been previously living in
Kentucky, while their only surviving ilaughter lived
at Black Rock, in the btate of New York. His wife
having died a short time uefore, his daughter wrote
him, urgently requesting him to spend the remainder
of his day s with her. In compliance with her re
quest be left Kentucky, taking a boat to Cincin
nati. Some wretched scoundrel succeeded in ab
stracting all hiB money, his papers, anil a part of big
clothing, while on board the boat. At Cincinnati a
Uii d beortcd stranger supplied him with aQ overcoat
and paid his fare to Columbup, wUe'ts he expected
to meet a fellow sol/licj. Hut at Oolnmbus he
learned that bta companion had been carried to the
t0i2?b. He then applied to the conductor who gave
him a 'ree l'nKS 10 Cleveland and directed him to call
on the auul>or*ties for a'd* made his application,
and they requi^*d to ?ee his ften?!CI} Papers. He
told tliem that he heen, robbed of lliem, ^'ien
they offered him a tiJ*et to the almshouse. Indig
nant. the old soldier turned upon his heel with the
remark that he had " fought too many battles in the
Revolution to die in a poorhouse;" and going back
to the depot, he was passed free over the load to
Shelby, and from there on the Mansfield road to
During his short stay here he related many inter
esting anecdotes of the Revolution. I asked him if
he knew " Mad Anthony ?" (the name given by the
soldiers to General Wayne ) 'il should think I
ought to," he replied, " for he knocked me down
once." I bad a splendid black horse ? one that I had
brought over from England. Many a night have I
slept on the ground, while he would take his stand
over me, end there remain all night as docile as a
kitten ; but when the smell of gunpowder reached
his nostrils it seemed to transform him into a perfect
fury. But time and service had not failed to leave
th<-ir impress upon bim ; and, although he had
grown in a measure useless, there wis an affection
existing between us that would not allow me to see
bim finer, and so I kept him fat and Bleek. After
dividing my portion with him one day, while I was
out on a scouting excursion, the butcher came to
Mad Anthony to inform him that they were entirely
out of meat, with no prospects of any through the
day. Wayne told him to kill and dress one of the
best conditioned hones iuthe camp.
"On my return, my messmate informed me that the
butcher nod killed and dressed ray horse. I snatched
my naked sword, and, after satisfying myself that
my favorite's blood had been shed, started for the
butcher's tent, determined to avenge his death. The
butcher saw me coming and fled to Wayne's teat,
where he took shelter. When I reached it Mad
Anthony stood at the door. He asked me what I
wanted, I told him the butcher. He ordered me to
put my sword no and return. I refused, and at
tempted to pass him, wheu he straightway knocked
me down, (lathering myself up, I returned to the
tent and wept."
After giving a vivid description of the battle of the
Cowpens, he described a hand to hand conflict with
a British officer. Af er several thrifts and porrys,
bis (McDonald's) sword broke in the middle. He
snatched the pistol from his holster, while the officer,
following up bis advantage, gave him a thrust In the
eye, but fortunately not deep enough to reach the
brain. Here the old veteran came to a halt in his
story. When asked how the conflict finally ended,
he replied " I do not like to say much about it, as
it w< uld seem like boasting, but 1 shot him." i
He ftt&uattf the success of the American forces
, at the taking of Bnrgoyne moieto Benedict Arnold
than to General Gates. "Arnold," said he. "
I m o a ticer. Mounted on **?
..... _ w - vuurmons glossy black
charger, whoa6 mane and tan" wCHM be seen glancing
through the smoke of the fight, he seemed to be
every where present, and the life of the battle. At
one rime a small party of British had wheeled a large
coin" mi up on a little eminence which commanded
the American forces. One murderous discharge nad
tcld but too well npon the American division, when
Arnold ga?e the word to charge. Leading ou his
men, and closely followed by McDonald, Arnold
reached the piece just as the match was being ap
plied. Springing his enormous charger completely
over tl.e gun lengthw ise, and striking off the hand
of tLe gunner at a blow, lie sprung from bis hoi>e,
and sdzing the gun with a giant crisp, wheeled it
around, and applying the match, sent its death
dealing volley into the ranks of the retreating
The: e and many other anecdotes were related with
an intelligent* and power oi' description that, would
have done honor to the historian. The old rani, al
though talkative, was perfectly free from childish
ness; and I thought w hile I bid him farewell, as he
took the brat for Bufliilo, that I had enjoyed a treat
such as no author of hi-tory could give. I had seen
a living link connecting tl.e present with the past
one who had bceu perfectly familiar w ith all the
Scenes of the Revolution. Long may he livo and re
tain his strength and vivacity? tor after him, wo no'er
shall see his like again.
Toast for tho Foaith of Julyt
The memory of the man
That owned the land,
That raided the corn,
That fed the goose,
Tliat bore the quill.
That made the pen.
That wrote the Declaration of Indepenslencc.
Tlie Administration ami the TifgliUlnrt?
Letter from Mr. Rose.
In perusing your paj erof to-day I notice that you
d uple my name with others as having bolted or
dedged the resolutions adopted by the House of As
sembly of this State, on Thursday evening laet, en
dorsing President Tierce's inaugural address. I pre
Bcme this charge is based upon the fnlso and per
verted u pre. citations gf your Albany correspondent,
or the artide contained in the Albany Argus of
Friday morning last.
I rcspectftilly, butdccidedly, pronounce the accusa
tion, to far as It relates to myself, utterly untrue, and
am conccloua it does equal injustice to others, in
every { articular. I lclt Albany on Wednesday even
ing, without any knowledge that the resolutions were
to te called Bp during my absence; nnd. when acted
up< n, wns actually two "hundred miles distant from
the capital. Had I been present, on that oeca
sion, 1 should hr.vo voted with the majority, al
though tlie peculiar phraseology c#f the resolu
tion."-, nnd the manner in which they were introduced
and enforced, show evidently that they originated in
bad taste nnd W( ree motives on the part < f the dlnp
) ointcd can- late for the Speakership. Every hones
democrat would unite in giving his sanction to the
Baltimore platform, or the principles shadowed forth
in the inaugural address: but the resolution* mi'rht
have 1 een eqrnlly complete without being luvidions,
or framed with the covert design to destroy and di
vide the democratic party.
In the political slang of Albany, every democrat
who refufes to voto on all occasions, with the smull
democratic element of the coalition, is denominated u
1 arnbrrner; but permit me, in conclusion, to sa\ that
1 ti ter belonged to the free soil party, or endorsed
tho candidates or principles of the iJuDalo plat
form. Yours respectfully,
Joprrn Rose, Third Assembly Di strict.
New York, Jnly 3, 1853.
TnK Factories at Work Aoatn. ? The Colum
bus (Georgia) Knqvtrrr, of the 28th i:lt. , contains
the following gratifying announcement : ?
" We are glad to learn that the damages occasioned
by the great floods in the spring have been repaired,
nnd that two of our factories. the Eagle and the
Coweta have agahi commenced operations. Others,
we arc informed, will shortly be at work. The whole
community will be pleased to hear this. The J>ro
iirietor. have M.fl'md serious losses, and operatives
having been thrown no long out of employment have
fi lt tho bh w more heavily, perhaps, tnan their em
phycrs. We hojil their works will now stand, and
(hut the losses now sustained will, in a short time, be
made up >>3 nn increased sale of manufactured go >ds.
The Poutce Mill goes also into immediate operation,
mid will by the time this | in per reaches the nearest
l'c-t office, in all probability, be changing the wheat
and corn into flour nnd meal at a rate that would as
t lish the man that llrst invented mill Clothing
uiid food mi;9t l-e had, ai d barring all reasonable ac
cidents and providential cau iP, they may hereafter
be found in this locality. So the pment si, ^ns indi
Flwe Day* Later from
Bjr tie arrival of United States null ateam hi# Km t ire
City, from New Ottawa and Harasa, m hare been
placed ia poasestion of fllea of pa pen from the latter
place to the 29th alt? being Are days later.
Owing to the lateneaa of the hoar at which the E. C.
arrived we were unable to procure oar letters in t-mef >r
publication thla jnoining. The Havana papera, aiuiual,
contain ver j little sews of a political nature
We learn fiom the lHario de te Marina of the 29 th
u't , that Count Carllale baa been tbrotru into prison
ob a charge of having been rnyaxad in illegal
coii'eapcudeiice with certain inhubiua's of the
Ialand of Jamaica. The allegation in that the Count*
iu connection Kith others, had loaded a veaaei with arm*
and ammunition which were deatined for the u-e of the
Jatralca negrr en, who contemplated a remit. 0,-ij to a
alight mistake on the part of the captain of tin vesael
the aecret wan exposed, and the munitt na of war v ere
seised by the Spaniah authoritiea. Ttiwugh the inter
vention of Lord Clarendon furthsr procModiogi in the
Count'* care were suspended until information could be
received from England.
The Baltimore Fire Company.
In the programme given by us ye3tcrday of the
engagements of the above company, who arc now in
our city upon a visit, there are some inaccuraoiea
that require correction.
The following is a correct list of their engagements
for the present weei during their stay, as comma,
nicafed to ua by a member of the committee of Man
hattan Engine Company No. 8, who have beea in
trusted with the duty of entertaining their visiters : ?
This day, (Monday,) the Baltimore Columbian En
gine Company No. 9, escorted by Manhattan Engine
Company No. 8, will visit the Mayor, at 10 o'clock,
A. M., and be present at the review of the military in
the Park. Both companies will be without any ap
paratus, and be dressed in private citizens clothes,
with the exception that the Baltimore visiters will
wear their fatigue caps. On the afternoon of the
same day the two companies will try tU6 Baltimore
engine in West Broadway, near Riley's Hotel, where
there is a liberty pole. For this purpose it will be re
nuihite to get mude in the course of the day, if a
workman can be obtained, a metal connector to
join the hose of Manhattan engine to that of the
Baltimore engine. This latter, as noticed in yester
day's account of the torchlight procession, is a splen
did engine; it was built by Rodgera,of Baltimore,
and is ornamented with two tine paintings, on one side
a portrait of General Washington, with his hand upon
hi* charger, and on the other a portrait of a cavalier
oftl.etime cf Queen Elizabeth, evidently intended
for Lord Baltimore, who was the first Governor of
Maryland, and from whom the Monumental City
derives its name. For the evening, two iuvitatious
have been received, but it is not yet settled which
will be accepted, one from the Corporation, to wit
ness the fireworks in the City Hall Park. and unother
to go on a night excursion up the Hudson river.
On Tuesday morning they will go on au excursion
to Flushing, proceeding by the steamboat Island
City, which will leave the foot of Fulton street, on
the East river, at 9 A. M. In the evening they will
visit Niblo's or some other theatre.
On Wednesday they will pay a visit to High Bridge,
Band all's Island , Blackwell's Inland, and other places
of note on their way. Refreshments will be pro
vided at High Bridge, and likewise at Starr's Five
Mile House. In the evening they will go to the
Hippodrome. On Thursday they will go over to
Brooklyn and view the Navy Yard, Greenwood
Cemetery, Ac., and in the evening they will be en
tertained at Rabiceau'e.
On Friday morning the visiters will leave our
city ond proceed to Philadelphia, on the New York
and Philadelphia Railroad, by the 9 o'clock traiu.
They will be escorted by Manhattan Engine Com.
pa uj No. 8. r ?
Clly Intelligence. '
Ti.e WrjiT!ini.~Yei'fil<J.ijy ??? a que*' wprt or a ? -Vy.
old n<.)<araucc* betokened srepftttW1?' . .
ttth 'lowKe;, ud sot tale pl.ec- ??6 *b? ?U ?
bad betn fxces-hely high, dn pped U?#?td?n,|i
tbeovering, about half pa*t eix,tl?eth*i^?W? 7 ""L , ?f
Tie tain with which wo hul been tdjeat * *' - , . '.
yotterdsy, comn.eiced to fell about loo'c '*** '
at <J onnttLued to do t o until a JaW hour. . , t eu.- ac8?n
palling with lightilti'i, tile of tvb cli |ffre Tory
vlvirt ai.<J c' a ino'e fl \r> In Uiir.cy. Jji'tleor
no tLum'cr was to be kcd*d.
llK*? Yestirdar n ortiing, abfut <5 o'c:ock. a fi-e
bi tie cut in the iik factory of Wm. F. Proa t. No. JA
Hptieg atiic't lb? Sifii'?D vrre ptoiip'ljr on tw urou' d
a: d eitii tf'ii-ijeil it eitta trifliu/ damage. Tua btiu.llog
Is insuied in th? Bowary Innuravce l*>,i...r>y Caputa
Bi&dfurd. one Ln-utena^ t, with a MCtfcn of men. from
tbe T? ntb ward and Captain Scat MI, oao Lieutenant a-vl
a section of men fioin lUu frourr^.tlr irard.Vere pre.-ecit.
On t-atord*y n:gh. betwteri D-and 10 ooijc*. a
drern acciderially took fln* In n p jntry at No. IS'l din
u.ond stiec*, which oornmuTdea oS to voure lirmvork*,
born'rig a mac rat ed Patnck Hull wry vnr- aadly. Th* ?
fire was < xt ingulf bed by oflioer For lor eritbout Tu-taar
dan a^e.
AcoiEMfl from Gopowper ?Yesterday afternoon
Ge..rge Stevens. a machinist, employed at tho Novelty
Woika, re eidii g at No 83I'o:t.yt!i >t: ret, met with x very
severe accident froiu vht explo ion of gunposdor. It ?p
pratH tbht be wan ut Peitirai .? iliulng f.*to'>n. Ni 21 Bow
ery, and bad In his pockut half a u mo.l of guopo dor,
? hen sou. e mlfchitvous urch u enelher bufinidf or
not we carr' t fay. put a ligli't :1 cti.c*er Into the p.H-.ket
icntaititig tbe i cudtr. An immediate ex^lo-tun of
ciui-etook place, and Site vens wan *trv tnucii Uijured,
bin coat beiry. blown off hi* bar-.lt in rlveda, and be him
? elf burnt. abLut tbe hands, kinu au>l );>;,<> not now^vr
dangtioutJy. IIh van 'akfn to toe C.ty ilospiial, wher^
be ras at'er>ded to by Dr. McCoriib.
A U'\ of tlij nsnie of EdA'md li'ogao, u : L? on years of
n ?e, "who is employed at the Arbur bnwllij; Milm>n in
bioa<i?ny in ttttiiff up the en pio*, tuet wilii an ajci
dent ye'teiday aftercotn about ?lx o'clock- Ho irai in
I'tiaiie >ticet wi'h a p'nol charged with gnnp) d?r in
lii- tight bar. d, \?b<rn it suddenly *reut off, iejuriog his
lot bind, tie llfrhy (art. ?l>0ut 'he thuiut) uud fore
Pnger beirg very much lacerated He *v*s t.keu to the
Cnv Ho^piisl urd theca e > ttended t?? by l)r Derby.
John It. uder. u na'ire of .Switzerland, was received
yes'tJT(!?v ii t<> the Oity Hospital, huviug b?en viry.e
\?rely injared mule time t??ck while eri^.tged in Misting
a+ tbe bottom tf a wil, about thirty it >??
aik. He had ur'aigid tu b'a t, but it went, off b< or - h?
crnld be t*-a'-L up, am), in <joos?"iueiice he wai n*r?ie|y
ii juitd aVou' tl?o fane, client, aod ibn wholr of >u < up
p?'i pi.riif the bodf TLe "Iftit of the r'^bte.o ha.
been lof' and It is fear?0 bv the surged', l)c. D:iby,
tbnt he wilt alfO lo^e the o h?*r.
A bey Usui' d John Hi:jli ? wa.- arrested b,- t>>e f"^enth
Wuril police f? r tiring -off a loid?d pisii.l ye.it. ida? i?i the
i ubiio ?'i<e's He wa> takan t<> the L i -x utieet pouro
cnuit, arid c:in>n)it.iid by Jurt ce Welch, i'fte ?'xvea'U
Vi-.rd police aie mn.ti to be comirn rid".(l |"o<- stt ic^ tj
t>.eii hiot^ pr i flli era so go* d an example Tho nuisance
i.tid nr i e of rbe cracker < U qotte enlhcleot ivltliout tti <
lire- of jer|li tiein? ei ilarxeitd bv loaded fl? a ms W
hofe tint ttie Cb:ei of I'ohie w II give ttrmt ord'ir- to th?
force under bis emumaod < n tbi-. core, for ou tne nij|h
of the >'? urth of July it in dangorous to go al"i?? ai y o
tbe puVie street', from ibe coi^tinuvd ui-ohargo ol dr ?
arms. W? do no' y it Id in our smoun'nf pitriotl?m to
n v cue bu' ?e bave no d *?<ire to rec-'.v* u btnw in th
fsco, of the ios.<. ]bih?p>. of an eyo, if it 14 out/ teoA a
black cartrdge
AcawtuT at a l *turn? On Pitur<"ay, shortly bef r
iba htmching of tin WideA?-ake. a r.* w c.':?p?r ihnt ha
been Ivrly built II' Williaiosburgh. 'n .k pLi-e f>ma th
sbipjariiof l'eritie. Pat.ier on (ii Stock a ri^/*r o' tli
i <? of He'er Wootl fell f om < If thedec* to iht > roi:r, 1
bv wii t.h Hccd.li t. b .'h hia l<"gs woro br<i':ea anroae th
aol le- lit was convejod aoro-j. to tbe Net? Yjrt Hos
Ainrr' r - On Patiird iT rrorntnir a bo;, aatnai Van?'>
bad Sis l? 9 fP'y ?PTerel> cn? by fal'" ir oj th" railroad
t?a<'k Hj Grao<l ftrfet tear Kldridire Hh w.?i take i t"
tie drug store af. tie corner ot' tun Bowery and (Iran:
street, where the wound <?*<i dresaetf bj l>r. dmon after
fblth he wai conv nd to M< residence No. JJOOa+h*rlai
U'et, liy o Hirer John H. Surith, of the T?nth watd.
Dliin t i'om Rait.ho/d Ar'crnr> r- E I) MclC limey, who
T!t:t wi h tb' acO'di ct on the roll aid Now ilaven
K ?.lrr sd, < r T1 ur?<"?y la? t. near ".be Yorkville tunnel, died ?
> . fie- i'ay afternoon, from the injuries tint he had r?
riRow:.?r) ? On Thurn'ay la^t, a boy fix years old w%s
drowrifd ut the foo'. of F<-rtj fourth street, Ka .t river.
At. the I'n.ooftb" accident be hv: on a ^rcen jaskot
Any trforir atton of hia h..d> will be gt.it fully rcjeived
I y John Hradiey Korty foui th street and .Second avenue.
.Ji'i?i-y City Intt lli'^tni o.
Im?ovkvkxth. ? The wharves about North Point
ore beiriK luprtnd to uccoii.tu.H. ,f.c the muiufac
tifera who nrc ciirrying n butLie^ there, ami atno
tho-c who | nrpo! e tloiuf so. lle^ Idn t! - laigi l'?co
notivo wotkb in couree of erection oa this poiut,
there nrc prtporing lot operation a pr. ot cat wheel
mannt it tcry and eertral mwrnili i. lo.iiUier with
an exteusitrw fltonnv stone cutting e-t lUiahoient.
Ku led. ? Ycsterdnv morning s child, aged. nl*>ut
fn r jenrf, the son of Mr. Tt i-enro. InMroad avenue,
was knot ked down hihI instn.iily 1 iUfJ bv a ran
awey hone. Pajrt of the brokciij twou attached to
the animal completed the work Ltgoit with bin
raBFergfrs are low carried from Ronton to Hangor
I f r five cents, ho great has tho compel itiou in the
tranaportatioa of paeacogcrs become oa that route.
Bono*, July 8, 1858.
Tbe itMBtr Admiral, from St. John, brought 18.009
pounds of froth nIbob.
The Albany traift came la last eveaing with thirty
curs full or paMongora.
T*"? ? . July 2. 1851.
Tho sales of cotton for the waak were 1600 bales ; the
rteeip* 800. aad the export* 100. The stock in Uie
poi t, 22,000 bale*. Middling in quoted at 10c.
l'hDVTiiKjfCK July 2, 1953.
Cotton market is dull, with amall sale*. Price* are
1 here i* more sctivitv in the Wool market. Putted ie
very firm. sale* 80,400 lb*, '/he market active, for
printirg clot ha with price* in fcvor of the sellers.
bale* of the week, 66 400 piece*,
The Crytul Palace.
Da Hag the past week tho workman seem to hava
redoubled their exertion*, the dome (4 rapidlv ap
proaching completion, and the decorations of the coiiluga
ard railing*, Ac., will bo finished la two week* at tha
utmost. The bronzing of the exterior require a but a few
dajs to complete ; and the additional structure la tha
rear, for the wot king and stationary maohl aery, it ia ex
pecttd, will b? ready nearly a neek before the opening of
the exhibition. This building will extend the whole
ltugth Of ihf rear, from Fortieth to Forty second street*,
and, with the exception of a portion of the >od story,
which Is referred for a gallery of pai.ainga. wilt be mainly
occupied by the machinery. The boiler will be plaoed ia
a brick building in process of erection on the north aids
of Fortieth street, from which the steam will be convey
ed in pipes or conductors running ui-dec ground. Tha
gallery designed for tbe ptfnting* wi'l be admirably
adap ed for the purpose, and will, we have no doubt,
form ore of the mod attrucHve feature* of t'ue i? hole ex
hibition. It trill hi- four hundred and fifty f?et in length,
by tsenty-ooe in width, and the light will be *<> dia
poesd a* to give tue best. effect to t'le paicticjs. /.part
of tbe first story, we slutuld tuto, has been set apart for
a refie.-hment saloon, wLict ?? ill be lilted up la a stylo
corresponding with tho general appearance of tha
Among tha many thousands of beautiful specimens of
human inventions which will be exhibited, the following
i* particularly dei-erving of notice:? On* full battery,
Cnited States service pattern, executed with auch per
flation that it must prove a moat terrible engine of de
struction. This battery constats of one six pound gna
earriagt, one caisson, oio battery wagon, and one travel
ling fojge. with all Its : ece.-sar; implement!, equipment*,
and stores, con. pletud for to. vice in tho Held, either for
light or heavy artillery; it aas brought yesterday to tbe
Crystal l'alnce, havirg been for rrarled by Major John
Sjrmingto*, U. 8. A. It was made ia the United Slate*
Waiervliet Arsenal : the carriages are all from the best
specimens of Massichusetts oak, and are beautifully var
There is aUo a mountain howitser carriage, with all lta
implement*, packs, sadilles, aad complete uernest, ; tbe
guns will be brought in a few days, aad have been far
altbed by Mr Janes T. Amos, of Cabotarille, Mass.
In tbe French department they are working aith great
aerlduity; many of the exhibitors have come over with
tfctir goods. Some glass casss from France are already
up, and to-morrow th-i geueral opening of cases and bore*
in this division will begin.
Tbe ftone statue purporting to represent Daniel Weluteri
by Mr. Care w, of London, was raised yesterday.
The folio *>ing nddiUotal woiks of arta froui Italy w eie
brought to the Crystal l'aiace, from the Custom llouae,
mem TOSl-AHT.
1. An oil painting lepre.-enMng Christopher Columbus;
by Antonio PurciLtlU, froir Floreaoa.
2 Ar. < ii vaiu'iog iepre>eu'iug the ancient ftt? of thfl
Caletdf of *aj ; by Kudli-aiido ';ulchi.
3. A marble ttatue re~ie.IL(lBg|k chlM sleeping, or Wv?
"rufaator 0 Uupre.
sle?p ol itT>cc*u^ , - ? , to,. 0J touil Magi.
4 Aonarble figure r? pi eventing a '' ?0M It Dm
6 An oil pain'ing iepif*e:itii>g the hoij
of ChrUt: by <lul?epi e B?lluoci.
i*avid app6?tioic r^ul's aogtr, by the same.
0 a marble aaLile piece, (tatjsry otjle, by Franc??ed
do repre-ei tirjr Aurora, as painted by Guldo RmL
a"c')11?ow''" ?- obalc-doiiaa st-noa ? Kurio Basi.
7 Thrtf meuuf tables, a single oat woith ?385.
A ?tjo>*Jc table of pietra du.a
Two '? 3? pI'Im's of orient*! graolta.
A chap *lfl aL<^ ba'*' ?' ruyPl8 colored mi-hle.
Two vnutt *??'' f'aod" of or'eaUl o>ian->-iU ' .
X, o laige ma'1^" n" coles ffOm 0*f, C*nOT?.
Two buits pf jtsuPf Augmtus.
Oi.e bust of a ve*
<>>.? Oust of Sapho.
One marble basno rcliev/T
M' sale r are.
t)i ii'ntal alabwter TTftre.
A larire maible cup, represen^tjf TVv0''? ?as sUia.
Two huge Porio-v*n?>e ruaiM) column wita tueie
base a.
TLe uisgnilcenl models of our ^ri-ytir aad th? twelv*
Apottl's, by tbe grr^t D<ci?h pculptor, Thortraii.wvi,
hare all be?n flacid upou tiie'r peilental*. As work* of
art it it almost mi peril turns to state tbat tliey will stand
pie eminent among all. The figure of Christ, whish ie
tb;ee or fotir feet taller tliaa any of tbe otheiw^
is the most perfect tb.it em be conceived, aad con
veys a tiurr idea of the perfoi-al attributes of ilia
Saviour than any painting we hare erer seen,
lie U re|.ie<ented with out. tretched bands, as If hi the
act of bletsing? the head ?l ghtly inclinsi. It la impos
sible to obtain a true impression of tha exquiidte beauty
and perfection of tbis work of art from a pacing glance;
\ ou Bitirt contemplate it for a quarter of an hour at
least, and recall to your mind tho divine character and
mission of Christ, bef.re you can fully realize the vatious
meilts of this great master piece. Tbe aponles are
placed ou mailer p< de-.!als, and are ranged in the form
of a K?iiii -circle. I"be whole ij surrounded by a bvtroed
ferce, the interior of which, we urtorstaiid, mil b? lined
with hlaok velvrt, a^'ait st which tbe fluuic* wiU appear
t< grea<er advantage tban the* oan bo .een at prasuot.
itie following works cf Tjorw.ild.-en w.U also be ex
Cupid awaking IVycl*? a bas relltf.
Cupid and Bacchus ? bas ieliff.
Cbfi?t B'e.-sio^ tbe Li'tlc Children ? bas relief.
'Ihe Biassed Virgin, tbe lufan*, Ciuiat, and St. John?
fcn ? relief.
St John Bap'i?ing Christ in the Jordan? bay relief.
Tbe Three Uraces? utttlue.
Venus? statue. /
><oicury ? efatua.
All of tbe?e are under the eare of Mr Beck, who is a
iu|.ll ot 'ihi rwe.ldsent and who brought them from
TeiiiLaik. '
Police Intelligence.
Commencing the Celebration ? Officer Mitchell, o
the Hiath wuid police, on Satoirdny night arrested a
voi n<r mnn named Jacob Wilson, on a charge o
thiowfcg a package of lighted Ore-crackers into one
t f ibo Broudway stiiees, which at the time was Ailed
witb pnw-eniiers. Tlie mifchievjoa fellow watt taken
to the Tombs and locked np.
Stabbing in Board Ship. ? A. man named J. (I.
I Sullivan was arrested by officer Ferris, of the Seventh
ward, on a charge of stubbing Andrew Frasher with
ii dirk-knife, inflicting a dangerous if not fatal wonnd.
The rfl'ray took place on b?>ard the bark Leo. lying
at the fool of Jcircfran street. Theinjured man wiw
conveyed to the New York Hospital, and the accused
taken by the police before . I notice Web-h, who com
mitted hiin to piison to await tbe remit of the inju
ricH inflicted on tbe person of the complainant.
Breaking rjin a SrnM Letter anil un A isau't
mtli a Cant ? On Friday last William C. Barney, of
No. 14!* Hudson stroet, made a complaint before thrc
police magistrate r.tthe T-mibs, against a hoy in hi ?
t mploy, named George W. jay, charging him with
breakuff open a serled letter, directed to " James
Molan, Philadelphia," entrusted to him for the pur
jmse of depositing in the poet office. The boy, it
t-eems, instead of depositing the letter as directed,
broke it open aud permitted a copy of the contents
f f said letter' to be taken or given to Amos K. Thomp
i-on, of Brooklyn. The boy was held to bail to an
swer the chaiue. The next day Mr. Barney met Mr.
Thompson in Broadway, near Wall street, and believ
ing that he, (Thompson,) hud induced the boy to al
low a copy of said hitter to be taken, made a personal
attack on Mr. Thompson with a cane or rattan; a
crowd of persona soon collected, and police officer
.Woolly coming np at the time, the contending pnrtica
were separated, and now Mr. Thompson enters a
complaint against Mr. Barney for tbe assault made
on hiR person, as above described. Tbe magistrate
held Mr. Barney to bail to answer the charge.
Mr. Henry Downs was killed by llal.tning, while
hoeing corn in the field of Mr. Maoel.Tn South Bri
tain, Litchfield county, Conn., on Wednesday, the
2'Jthult. He was at work alone, and his fate was
not known till the next day, when he was found dead,
with the hoe lying aoroea ms breast.

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