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THE VOICE OF FREEDOM.
MISCELLANEOUS to local in favor ossocia National Nomenclature TO THE EDITOR OF THE KNICKERBOCKER Sih : I am somewhat of the same way of think ing, in re spud to names, with that profound philo sopher, Mr. Shandy, the elder, who maintained that some inspired high thoughts and heroic aim while others entailed irretrievable meanness nnd vulgarity ; insomuch that a man might sink un der the insignilieance of hjs name, nnd be abso lutely ' Nicodemused into nothing.' I have ever, therefore, thought it a great hardship for a ran to bo obliged to struggle through life with some ridiculous or ignoble name ' Christian name,' as it is too often falsely called, inflicted on him in in fitiicy, when he could not choose for himself ; find would give him free liberty to change for one more to his taste, when he hud arrived at years cf discretion. I have the same notion with respect names. Some at once prepossesses us of a nlaea, others renel us, by unlucky lions of the mind ; and I have known scenes wor thy of beinff the very haunt of poetry nnd ro mance, yet doomed to irretrievable vulgarity, by some l! -chosen name, which not even tne magic numbers of a Halleck or a Bryant could ele vate into poetical acceptation. This is an evil unfortunately too prevalent throughout our country. Nature has stamped the land with features of sublimity nnd beauty; but gome of our noblest mountains and loveliest streams are in danger of remaining for ever unhonorcd and unsung, from bearing appellations totally ab horrent to the Muse. In thehrsl place ourcoun try is deluged with names taken from places in the old world, and applied to places having no pos sible infinity or resemblance to their namesakes This betokens a forlorn poverty of invention, and a second hand spirit, content to cover its naked ness with the borrowed tr cast-off clothes of Eu rone. Then we have a shallow affectation of scholar ship ; the catalogue of ancient worthies is shaken out lrom the back of Lcmpnere's Classical Die tionarv, and a wide region of wild country sprint led over with the names of heroes, poets, and sages of antiquity, jumbled into the most whimsi cal juxtaposition. Then we have our political godfathers ; topographical engineers perhaps, or re, .son s employed by government to survey and Ly out townships. These, forsooth, glorify the patrons that give them bread; so we have the names of the great official men of the day scat tered over tiie land, as it thev were the real ' salt r.f the earth,' with which it was to be seasoned. Weil for us is it, when these official great men happen to iiave names of fair acceptation: but woe unto us, should aTubbs or a Polls be inpow- Tfer: wj are sure, in a little while, to find lubbs rilles and Pottsylvanians springing up in every direction. Under these melancholy dispensations of taste nnd loyalty, therefore, Mr. Editor, it is with a feel ing of dawning hope, that I have lately perceiv ed the attention of persons of intelligence begin ning to be awakened on the subject. I trust if the matter should once be taken up, it will not be readily abandoned. We are yet young enough, as a country, to remedy and reform much of what has been done, and to release many of our rising towns and cities, nnd our noble streams, from names calculated to vulgarize the land. I have, on a former occasion, suggested the ex cellency of searching out the original Indian names of places, and wherever they were striking and euphonious, and those by which they had been superseded are glaring ami objectionable, to res tore tliem. They would have the merit of origin nlity, nnd of belonging to the country; and they would remain as the reliques of the native lord? of tho soil, when every other vestige had disap peared. Many of these names may easily be re gained, by reference to old title deeds, and to the archives of states and counties. In my own case by examing the recordsof the county clerk's office, I have discovered the Indian names of various places and objects in the neighborhood, and have found them infinitely superior to the trite, pov erty stricken names which had been given by the settlers. A beautiful pastoral stream, for instance, which winds for many a mile through one of the lo .'eliest little valleys in the state, has long been known by the common-place name of the Saw mill Kiver. In the old Indian grant Haled as the Neperan. Another, a perfectly wizard stream, which winds through the wildest recesses of Sieepy Hollow, bears the hum-drum name of Mill Creek; in the Indian grants, it sustains the euphonious title of the Paean! ico. Similar researches have released Long Island frorn many of those paltry and vulgar names which fringed its beautiful shores; their Cow Bays, and Cow Necks, and Oyster Ponds, and Musqnito Coves, which spread a spell of vulgar ity over the whole island, kept persons of taste and fancy at a distance. It would be an object worthy the attention of the historical societies, which are springing up in various parts of the Union, to have maps exe cuted of their respective states or neighborhoods, in which all the Indian local names should, as far as possible be restored. In fact, it appears to me that the nomenclature of the country is almost of sufficient importance for the foundation of a distinct society; or rather a corresponding associ ation of persons of ta.ste nnd judgement, of ali p;irts ol the Union, ouch an association, if prop erly constituted mid composed, comprising espe cially all the literary talent of the country though it might not have legislative power in its enactments, yet would have the ail-pervading power ui luu pies-s, ana me manges in nomencla ture which il might dictate, being at once adopted by elegant writers in prose and poetry, and inter- woven with the literature of the country, would ultimately pass into popular currency. Should such a reforming association arise, I beg to recommend it3 attention to all thase mongrel names that nave the adjective ieu prefixed to them, and pray that they may one and all be kicked out of the country. I am for none of thesB second-hand appellations, that stamp us n second-hand people, and that nre to pprpetuate us a new country to the end of time. Odds my lif! Mr. Editor, I hope nnd trust we are to live 'to be an old nation, as well ns our neighbors, and have no idea that our cities, when they "hall have attained to venerable antiquity, shall still be dubbed jYcfo-York, and iVrjo-London, nnd new this and new that, like thePont Neuf. (New Bridge,) nt Par's, which is the oldest bridge in that capital, or like the Vicar of Wakefield's horse which continued to be called 'thorolt,' until he Jied of old ne. Speaking of New York, reminds me of some observations which I met with some time since, in one of the public papers, about the name of our slate nnd city. The writer proposes to sub stitute for the present names, those of the State of Ontakio, and the City of Manhattan. I concur in this suggestion most heartily. Though born and brought up in the city of New-York, and though I love every stick nnd stone about it, yet I do not, nor ever did, relish its name. I like neither its sound nor its significance. As to its significance, the very adjective new gives lo our great commercial metropolis a second-hand character, as if referring to some older, more dig nified, and important place, of which it was a mere copy; though in fact, if lam rightly inform ed, the whole name commemorates a grant by Charles II, to his brother the duke of York, made' in the spirit of royal munificence, of a tract of country which did not belong lo him. As to the sound, what can you make of it, either in poetry or prose? New-York! Why, Sir, if it were t'o share the fate of Troy itsr'.."; to suffer a ten years' si?ge, and be sacked and plundered ; no modem Homer would ever be able to elevate the name to epic dignity. Now, Sir, Ontario would be a name worthy of the cmpira slate. It bears with it the majesty of that internal sea which washes our north-western shore. Or, if any objection be made, from its not being completely embraced within our boundaries, thpre is the Moiiegan, one of the In dian names for that glorious river, the Hudson, which would furnish an excellent state appelh ion. So also New-York might be called Man halta, as it is named in some of the early records, and Manhattan used as an adjective. Manhat tan, however, stands well ns a substantive, and ' Mauhattancse,' which I observe Mr. Cooi' eu has adopted in some of his writings, would be a very good appellation for a citizen of the commercial metropolis. A word ortwo more, Mr. Lditor, nnd I have done. We want a national namk. We want it poetically, and we want it po- j litically. With the poetical necessity of ihe case I' shall not trouble myself. I leave it to our poets to tell how they manage to steer that collocation of words, ' The United States of North Ameri ca,' down the swelling tide of song, and to float the whole raft cut upon the sea of heroic poesy. I am now speaking of the mere purposes of com mon life, flow is a citizen of .this republic lo de signate himself? As an American? There are two Americas, each subdivided into various em pires, rapidly rising in importance. As a citizen of the United Stales ? It is a clumsy, lumber ing title, yet still it is riot distinctive; for we have now the United States of Central Ameriaca and heaven knows how many 'United States' spring up under the Proteus changes of Spanish America. This may appear matter of small concernment; but any one thnthas travelled in foreign countries, mutt foe conscious ol the embarrassment and cir- cum:ocu ion sometimes oocas:ore.i oy the want of a perfectly distinct and explicit national appell ation. In trance, when 1 have announced my self as an American. I have been supposed to be long to one of the French colonies; in Spain to bo from Mexico, or Peru, or some other Span ish American country. Repeatedly have I found myself involved in a long geographical and po litical definition of my national identity. Now, Sir, meaning no disrespect to any of our coheirs ot Uns great quarter ol the world, 1 am for none of this coparceny in a name, that is to mingle us up with the rifl-rafT colonies and off sets ol every nation of JMirnpe. 1 he title of A- merienn may serve lo tell the quarter of the world lo which I belong, the some as a Frenchman or Englishman may call himself a European; but I want my own peculiar national name, to rally under. I want an appellation that shall tell nt once, nnd in a way not to be mistaken, that I be long to this very portion of America, geographical and political, to which it is my pride and happi ness to belong; that I am of the Anglo-Saxon race which founded ihisAnglo-Saxou empire in ihe wilderness; and that I have no part or parcel with any other race or empire, Spanish, French, or Portuguese, in either of the Americas. Such an appellation, Sir, would have magic in it. It would bind every part of the confederacy together, as with a key-stone; it would be a passport to the cit izen of our republic, throughout the world. We have it in our power to furnish ourselves with such a national appellation, from one of the grand and eternal features of our country; from that noble chain of mountains which formed its back-bone, and ran through the 'old confedera cy,' when it first declared our national indepen dence. I allude to the Appalachian or Allegha ny mountains. We might do this without any very inconvenient change in our present litles. We might still use the phrase, ' The United States,' substituting Appalachia, or Alleghanin, ( should prefer the hitter.) in plnce of America Ihe title of Appalachian, or Alleghnnittn, wouk sun announce us as Americans, nut would spee dy us as citizens ol the Great I'epublic. Lven our old national cypher of U. S. A, might re main unaltered, designating the United St atcs Alleghania. These are crude ideas, Mr. Editor. thrown out, to elicit the ideas of others. call attention to a subiect of more national im portance than may at first be supposed. pry respectfully vours, Geoffrey Crayon. It create . and keeps is salutary to all con- tuiiion. In a majority of the cases, at this time, a considerable, additional amount is annually ex pended, by the State, for clothing, and other char ges, on account of the extreme indigence of some of our beneficiaries. The expenses at ihe Insti tution for the Blind, in Boston, for board and tuition is one hundred nnd sixty dollars, each year, for a pupil. Something, in addition, is also there expended for necessary clothing and inci dentals. The Commissioners, hnve, frequently, found it a painful task to make proper discrimina tion, as to allowance for the support of pupils, reckoning from the common expenditure for hoard and tuition to that of full support. It has been rendered obviously more advantageous both for parents and children to draw something, ns contribution, from those nearly connected by ties of blood nnd sympathy, where that something can nossiblv be advanced, than for the State lo incur the whole expense, alive, an interest which cerneii. The Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb, and the Institution for the Blind have been visited, during the current year, by one of the Commissioners. The examination has resulted in deepening the conviction, not only that these schools are of a high nnd improving character, but. also, that the State of Vermont lias engaged in a work of im mense importance, in her care and education of those whom Providence has visited with such great privations. In point of political economy, the youth, wheth er De-af and Dumb, or Blind, who acquires a full education, returns to his native stale prepared for the duties of a citizen ; and able to provide for himself and others. Instead of passing thro' a long life, a burden to friends, and eventually de pendant on the public, he becomes the rightful guardian of his own resources, nnd happiness. In both these Institutions, the pupils nre trained to some employment which will enable them to obtain a respectable livelihood. The school ioo,n and ihe work-shop alternately engage the time of the pupils, so that a course of study and healthful labor go hand in hand. In this manner the youlh is not only instructed in book-learniuL', but in some uselul and profitable- '.ride. His mind is moulded and fashioned nnd cultivated, and rendered susceptible of great nnd increasing enjoyments. The mute astonishment, the vacant wonder, with which he gazes on all surrounding objects is exchanged for intellectual contemplation and philosophic thought. And the poor blind boy, whose eye was never delighted with the touching scenes of Nature, or the gladdened face of her who bore him, is made, by the plastic hand of Education, comparatively cheerful, useful and happy, tho' his little mind is imprisoned in its dark cell, for life. And last, but not least, at these Institutions, the duties, the obligations, and animating hopes of an immortal being are taught and understood. Great and unceasing care is taken of the mora! character at these schools of benevolence, and while the mind is strengthened and enlightened, the heart isitnpressed with les sons of duty. To the political economist, to the philosopher, and to the christian philanthro pist, the physical, intellectual, and moral educa tion of the Deaf and Dumb, and Blind addresses itself with irresistible argument and power. In every view ol it, the advantages are beyond hu man estimate. Sympathy nnd duty, utility and enjoyment are most harmoniously blended in all that relates to the education of these classes of our tellow Doings. Ana, u tne whole appro priation of a year, in this state, were necessary to the successful training nnd education of one unfortunate Deaf and Dumb, or Blind youth.it would be iationally expended. While thou sands nre frequently lavished, by an indulgent father, on a reprobate son, to raise him lo com mon respectability, a few hundreds nre here most successfully employed in advancing ihe in telligence, the virtue and ceaseless happiness of as brilliant minds and tender hearts, ns were ever bestowed on man. Nor is it to be overlooked that among the mysteries of Providence, to the distresses of poverty, the deprivations of speech, and sight are strangely superadded. And, besides not unfrequently in the same family will be found one, two, three nnd lour, mule ,rom birth, such facts admonish those, who enjoy health nnd afflu ence and the delights of sight and speech, to as sist the distressed, with a bountiful band nnd ehaerful heart. Public charity does, indeed, in sn.di cases, fall like the gentle dew of heaven "it blesseth him that gives, and him that lakes." It is not presumed, by the Commissioners, that any additional appropriations will fie, at present, needed. But, while the Stale of Vermont thus takes wind care ol her unlortunate and destitute hastily and to REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONERS OF TIIE DEAF AND DUMB AND BLIND, OF VERMONT. To His Excellency, the Governor of Vermont: The Commissioners appointed by the State, to superintend the education of the Deaf and Dumb, ind Blind, respectfully report: That the duties imposed upon the Board have received that atten tion which is required by law, and by the char ictpr of the trust. For the current year, there has been drawn from the Treasury ns follows: tor the benefit of the Dei Dumb For the benefit of the Blind if nnd 2314 23 1072 i4 Making the whole amount for both purposes, 3410 37 The number of pupils in the Asylum at Hart ford, Conn, for the Deaf nnd Dumb, nt present, is lineteen, whose terms of residence will expire at liferent periods. It will be recollected, by per ons familiar with these affairs, thnt the expense if education nt the Asylum for n pupil is one hundred dollars, each year, merely for board and hildreti, it cannot be an idle task to r.'mind her Inch should not be apse of time. of those high obligations w suffered to lose strength by Respectfully submitted, CHARLES HOPKINS, JOHN DEWEY, A. 0. WH1TTEMORE, Oct. 10, A. D. 1839. Corn's of the Deaf & Dumb, and Blind, of Vermont. OF KEFOI&T TIIE COMMITTEE TO EXAMINE TIIE STATE PRISON. To the General Assembly of the State of Vermont 1 he Committee appointed by a resolution of the General Assembly, passed November 3, 1S3S. to examine the situation of the State prison, and settle with the Superintendent of the State prison, having attended to the duties enjoined upo'i them by the resolution, and find the account of the Su perintendent as follows : Dn. Reported balance in the hands of Sup't last year, S3 10 Cash ree'd by Sup't this year from State Treasury, 5000 From o'her sources, principally collection of debts due the institution, 1265 53 00 92 6373 51 Cr. Payments mnde by the Sup't since the auditing of his account last year, and for which he has presented good and sbfficient vouchers, $6562 36 The debts against what is called the Engine Co. Mr, J. W. Hubbard who is joint partner with the Stnte in that concern, and has charge of clos ing up its unsettled affairs, represented to the com mittee that it would probably be paid, but could not state with certainty when. The amount of this claim is $179 34 The claim against L. Damon & Co. originating in a transfer on ihe books of the Prison by the late Sup't from Furbush & Co. to said L. D. & Co. was last year considered good, but from the proba ble insolvency of the estate of Cotton who was one of the partners of L. D. & Co. (since deceas ed) the debt is rendered doubtful, Damon declin ing to acknowledge that he gave his consent to the transfer. (The two last items are not included in the a vailabte debts.) The remaining personal property belonging to the Prison consists, 1st. In Furniture, Sec. loaned Mr. Hub bard, $1900 00 2d. A quantity of old rubbish such as antiqua ted looms and various other kinds of machinery, old tools, refuse lumber, &c. costing the stnte orig inally large sums of money, nnd in former years swelling the annual inventory ol prison property very considerably. This property, if it may be so called, is now in agreat measure worthless, and ihe committee did not deem it necessary or proper, ns it would consume several day's time, to go into a specification nnd valuation of the almost num berlr ss items of which this mass of cast off stuff consists. In the oninion of the committee, justice to the creditors of the institution requires that an nppro nriation should be made sufficient to enable the Sup't to pay off their claims without further de lay. The old stone prison is now nearly useless, no portion of it being occupied lor any valuable pur pose, except ihe hospital, and this, in the opinion of the committee, very poorly answers the pur poses intended. The walls of the old prison, exterior and interior, as well as the flooring of ihe several stories, consisting wholly of granite, pan' v hewn and being very thick, will afford a great quantity of valuable building stone. The commit tee have come to the conclusion to recommend that this building be takendown nnd that there be erec ted outof the materials, a house for the Superin tendent, a chapel and hospital. The chapel and hospital under one roof on the site of the old pris on, with a kitrhenfor the keeper's house, and store rooms, in the basement. The Superintendent's house to be built east of ihe prison yard, on ground belonging to the state, or on a lot to be purchased by ihe state on the opposite side of the street, as may be thought best. The committee would also recommend that the gallery or guard walks upon the walls of the prison yard, be rebuilt the coming spring, and that all repairs be made which are necessary lor the pre servation of state property, as well as for conven ience and comfort. The expenses of the contemplated improvements the committee have estimated at three thousand dollars, and would recommend an appropriation to meet the same. A. WARDNER, R. PIERPOIXT. SAM'L ADAMS. COMPOUND TOiJITO la w r ENTIRELY VEGETABLE, A new and valuable remedy for nil diseases arising from impurities of the blood, Morbid Secretions of the Liver and Stomach, Alio, a suesmtute for CALOMEL, as a CATHARTIC in FEVERS, and all Billious diseases, and for ordinary Family Phvsic. This popular Medicine which has received such general approbation as a remedy for Dyspepsia, Billious and Acid Stomachs, Jaundice, Heartburn, Costweness, Head ache &c. &c, and which is now prescribed by many of the most respectable Physicians, is for sale by authorized Agents in most of the towns in the United States, and at wholesale by the Proprietors, Hartford, Conn. A few only of the latest certificates can be inserted here, for numerous others see large pamphlets just published. New Haven, Ohio, Dec. 4th. 1838. Gentlemen, Seeing the very high estimation held forth by the Agent in this seciion, and by those who had Ihe op portunity of trying Dr.. Phelps Compound lomato 1 ills and being under belief of the firm having restored healthy secretions of the glandular system more than once, by us ing the Tomato Apple as a vegetable ; I have been induc ed to try this medicine in various diseases. In the Autum nal Intermittents, prevalent in this section of Ihe States, I have no doubt Dr. Phelps' Compound Tomato Pills will, in a great measure, if nol entirely supersede the use of Cal OMF.r,. I believe that in diseased liver they are more prompt in their ellect, and as efficient, as Calomel I have tried them in various other diseases, as heumatism, Dys pepsia, Jaundice, &c, with tho most happy effects. As far as my knowledge extends, I have no hesitancy in rec oinmending ihem as a highly valuablf. Family Medicine. Vours respectfully, THOMAS JOHNSTON. Balanco in hands of Sup't 14 It appeared by statement of Sup't that the unsatisfied claims against the Insti tution amount to 529 20 ihe demands yet due the Institution nnd consider! by the Sup't as available and applicable to the payment of debts gainst 1I19 Prison amount to $1297 C2 47 From a gentleman ofhizh retpcctability ; dated New Yor'.t.Nov. Cth, 1838. To R. G. Phelps, Dear Sir : I have used you. Com pound Tomato Pills, the past season, for the l iver com plaint ; and am happy to add, with decided benefit : anp therefore ta ;e great pleasure in recommending Ihem ; as well from a sense of gratitude to the benevolent Proprietor as with a view nf serving tho cause of philanthropy ; from a sense of duty I owe the public to bearing my testimony in favor of this the world s invaluable medicine. Six years since, I sulfcred from a malady, pronounced by the concurrent opinion of a council of physicians, a chron ic inflammation of the Liver; and underwent a i' ilftil mercurial treatment ; being confined for many months and at length mainly restored lo a tolerable degree of health, though not without an apprehension that I should be similarly afllicteu. My feais have been but too well confirmed by a recurrence of nearly all the symptoms of this dreadful malady the past summer ; when accidentally I heard of vuur rills, and learning something of their prop' ertlos and characters, and their rapidly increasing celebri ty, I resolved on trying them, reeling as I did, repug nance to resorting again lo Calomel, and ufer ineflectually and iinsur.c.eRRfiillv trvinir other medicines professing a specific remedy fur this complaint. I purchased a box of the Messrs. Sands, Druegists.corner William anu runon sircc.s duly aulhoriied agents ; they presenting me, to accompa ny the box, a pamphlet oonlBining a specincanon, uircc- lions. &c. I had not taken one box of tliem oelore 1 Hap pily experienced their healing efficacy and curative elTecls j and now that I hnve given mem a inarougre wwi, can cheerfully and unhesitatingly pronounce them the very host remedy extant for any derangement or allection of the Liver or Spleen, Billioun Affections, Palpitation of the Heart or Uyspcpsia in any ui us minis .also os a goou family medicine, are ihe best with which I am acquainted. At my recommendation and solicitation many of my friends and acuaiiilunces have la' en them as a fimily med icine, with perfect success. I grant my permission lo use this as you please. Vours truly, ISAAC W. AVEVJV, 179 William treet. From the Rev. I. Jr. Sprague, Pastor of the fourth Congregational Church, Hartford, Conn. Dr. G. R. Phelps. Sir For several years past I have found it well to keep in my family a bottle of castor oil and other simple medi cines, and no doubt titer timely use has boon greatly bene ficial in preserving our health. For some time past I have made use of your Compound Tomato Pills, os a substitute lor those medicines, and have been so much pleased with their mild, vet effective operation, that they have become our family medicine, while others have been laid aside. I prefer them for myself and children, lo any other medicine I have ever used to correct the irregularities of the stomach and bowels. Yours, &c. I. N. SPflAGUE. The following Letter, just received, illustrates in an in teresting manner, the applicability of this medicine in Tu mors and scrofulous swellings, and is another evidence of its eflects ds an alternative, in changing the action of the glandular and absorbent systems, and in renovating tho constitution impaired by piotracled disease ; although in some cases it may ta' e considerable time (as it does for all remedies which operate as alternatives) lo produce its full and complete eilects. The accompanying remar' s of Messrs. Cliesebrough & Leonard, will show that the statement of Mr. Vredenburgh is entitled to our full confidence and is without exaggeration. Rous., April 27th, 183. G. R. Phelps, M. D. Dear Sir Herewith we send you the statement of Mr. Andrew Vredonburgh, a very respectable fanner of this lown. His case is considered a very remar' able one, and his statements may be relied up on with the utmost confidence. Your Pills have fully established themselves in this vi cinity ; and the demand for them is constantly increasing. If desirable, we can send you several other certificates of cures efTcc:ed by the use of your Pills. We remain yours, &c. Chesebhough & Leonard. Second Letter from Dr. Eaton, dated Brookfield, Ms. March 29, 1839. Dr. I'hclps Dear Sir Your Pills are in great demand. I have but a few on hand : no one who has ta' en them but are perfectly satisfied with their beneficial elTecls in remov ing disease, however long standing. I shall be at Hart ford about the 15th of next month, and I will bring with me a number of certificates frm persons of the first res pectability, of cures which they have performed, some len, twelve and of twenty years standing. The one las mentioned is a Mr. Luther Stowell of .S'oulh Dioo field who has had a carious ulcer of a most formidiib'e 1 ind and has never been one day without bandaging his leg from the oot to the knee. His certificate I shall bring with me. Please send me six doien boxes more, on the receipt of this, and oblige, Yours, &c. J. E. Eaton. JCp'for a full account of this most interesting discove ry, testimonials, mode of operations, &c, see pamphlets, which may be had gratis of all who sell these Pills. None are genuine without the written signature of G. R. Phelps, M. D., sole proprietor, Hartford. Conn. CAUTION. Tiie unprecedented popularity of these Pills has induced several persons to prefix the name of To mato Pills to their various preparations, evidently with the intention of deceiving those enquiring for Phelps' Tomato Pills. The Public cannot be too cautious to avoid all these anomalous ' Tomato Pills' and ' Extracts of Tomato,' nor too particular to observe that the original and only genuine Compound Tomato Pills, are signed by the Preuiieter, G. R. PHELPS, M. D., Hartford, Conn. CPORDERS directed to SILAS UURBANK, Jr., or G. W. BARKER, Montpelicr, Vt. Gcneial Agenst for Washington, Orange, Caleaonia, Essex, Orleans, Fian' lin Lamoille, Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties, will be promptly attended to. ADVERTISEMENT. IN consequence of the ill health of the junior partner and his wish to retire f.-orn the printing hnsiness, the partnership heretofore existing under the firm of Allen f Poland, is this day dissolved bv mutual consent. E. A. ALLEN. JOSEPH POLAND. Sept, 20th, 1833 rTITIE business heretofore carried on by Allen & Po JL land, will hereafter bs conduced by the undersigned, who will settle all accounts, pro and con. E. A. ALLEN. Sept. 20th, 1S39. TEMPERANCE HOUSE. THREE DOORS WEST OF THE POST-OFFICE, BV A. CARTER. Jan. 5. 1839. I :tf. Members of the Legislature and others are respectfully invited to call and satisfy themselves as to the Experi ment. A. C. wvvn:n S IMMEDIATELY, as an apprentice to the Printing Busi ness, a smart, active, intelligent and respectable lad from 15 to 17 years of age, at this office. None other need apply. Sept. 21st 1839. USLIN Edgings Thread do. do. received at Sept. 27. and Insertion, Cambric do. do Plain and fig'd Swiss Muslins jus JEWETT, HOWES & CO S. S9:3wii ANTI-SLAVERY ALMANACS, FOR 1810 for sale at this Office. TIIE VOICE OF FREEDOM Is published every Saturday morning, at $2 a yen, pay able in advance. If payment be delayed till the end of the year, Fifty Cents will be added. 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