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On Wednesdays and Saturdays,
Foam Dootfl dblovt tuk Bkt.l Tatikh, at Fovn
l)oli*atin er.R Awnvm, paid iw advance.
Subscriptions and Advertisements to this
are received at the Book and Job
ing Office of J. cV //. Burke, S.
K. corner of Main ana i3th streets, and
near the Farmers’ Bank of Virginia.
^T* Advertisements inserted at the usual
pricef and promptly attended to.
S^.jJOO, $>20,000, s 10,000, & 4 ot' §5,000
and §2,000 ami §1,000 are the prizes in
Grand State Lottery
of Pennsylvania now drawing in Philadelphia—
35 days of drawing over, (price of Ticketts 14
Dollars ) —- I’he
Grand National Lottery,
(Second Clas*) has commenced drawing:—& the
Medical Coil*ge Lottery
will shortly commence to draw ,n ibe city of
Baltimore.—Tickets in the above Lotteries can
be had at the subscriber* office on reasonable
terms - The
Masonic Hall Lottery
has completed its dnwings, in which lottery
there was sold at the subscribers office, two pri
zes each of 5,000 dollars, ona of 1,000, and in
proportion smaller pr zes
At the same place all kinds of Rank Votes of
oth^r “tate*, DP4PT9 on the different commer
cial cities can be bought and sold for a small
commission at the Uiciimoml Lottery and Ex
change office of
Oct. 9'.h—tf.
ATIONAL. lottery.
Authorized by .let of Congress, for open
ing a Canal in the City of I Cashing
Commences drawing, in Baltimore, the present
month—September 30th.
35.000 Dollars,I
525.000 Dollars. I Highest Prizes.
10.000 Dollars. J
Besides one of 5,QUO—2,000—1,000 &c.&c
Two and a halt Blanks to a prize, and the
Erice of Tickets will be continued at SIX DOL
iARS each, a few days longer.
All the la ge Prizes are floating, and may Come
out any time pf the drawing.
FOR hakc BT
St. Paul‘s L;iiu* $ Market-st
ffTAll orders from their dislast friends, encl v
ting theCasl-i are pm dually’ executed by re
turn of mail; and the fate of the tickets for
warded when drawn.
Sept 14. 6t.
The subscriber having returned to his former
residence in Manchester, which he now calls
formerly called “Solomon Gordon’s or T^ath's
old ravern,” will immediately open a Tavern
Under the above name, and solicits the atten ion
of his friends and the public.
He will use every possible endeavour to give
•atisfaction in the line of his profession.
His prices are, what they usually were, vir :
For a dinner - so cents.
For supper, . - . 37 1-2
For breakfast • - . 371-2
For lodging, 17
Horse per feed . . 25
-for u day 75
His bar shall always be well supplied wi'h the
best liquors, and he will very shortly keep a
Constant supply of Beer, Porter, Ale, fre &c.
Manchester, Aug. 31.—tf.
SIR— As you are not an inhabitant of this state
nor have any known «gen‘ to me therein, there
fore 1 do hereby notify you, that 1 aha 1 on the
ihe 9th, 10th, 'llth, 12 h, 13-h & 14th dnvs of
December next, between 'he hours of 10 o’clock
A. M and four o'clock P M on each of 'hose
diyn, »t the house of Daniel Lamb, sen’r. in Kent
county, state of Maryland, proceed to take the
dcjiositions of the sa d Darnel L.tmb, sen’r Ja
cob Lamb, John Turner, Joseph Turner and o
tliers, to be read as evidence in a suit now de
pending and undetermined in the superior court
of Chancery for the Richmond District, in the
state of Vwginia, wherein I am Plaintiff 8t you
are defendant, when and where you may attend if
you please.
,, A Panitr.
I>aiwujdie «o, Va.—Oct. 9—4 w.
Jr&iv ruitLrcjnioj\s,$c.
At Peter Bottom's Hook SrJStationary Stores
(Richmond and Lynchuuhg,)
The fallowing jYtifF PUBIACA17OJYS, viz
Historical sketches of the late War between the
United States and Great Britain, blended with
anecdotes illustrative of the individual !>raver\
of the American sailors, soldiers, and citizens ;
embellished with portraits of the most di.stin
guished naval and military officers, ft accom
panied by view* of several sieges and engage
ments. By John Lewis Thompson.-Price
8 1,75, boards.
Ewell’s Medical Companion, tf/rtr</ eilUion
containing a concise and impartial hsn*rv «(
the Capture of Washington, &c. Stc Pr ce 8 5.
The Cottage Fireside, or Parish School
master—a moral tale—by the Kev. H. Duncan
8 l.
I he dance of death, and other poems by
Walter Scott, Esq.— 37$ cts.
The Poet’s Pilgrimage to Waterloo—by
It Southev. F->q.
Ballard Romances, and other Poems—by
Miss A. M. Porter— 75.
The p; esent of a mistress to a young ser
vant, consisting of friendly advice and real his
tories: by Mrs Taylor of Onjar—75 cts.
Valentine Eve, a novel by Mrs. Opie,—
2 vols g 2.
X? JYew p tbUcutians of every kind received as
soon a» published.
400 Reams Willing Paper, and
100 Letter Paper;
700 \Y ebster’s Spelling Books, (new edi
tio’>) and a large assortment of cheap PAPER
H ANGINGS, &c. lice.
He constantly keeps on hand a large
and general assortment of
Where country Merchants and others can now
be supplied on the most liberal terms.
ICT" Blank Books ruled and bound to
any pattern, at the shortest notice and in the best
manner —Also, TRUNKS made.
AI titin cks tor 1817—in
press, and will be published about tlie fi -atof
September, hisVlRGINrl\ ALMANAC for the
year of our Lord 1817, containing a variety of
useful and entertain j g matter.
Persons wishing to engage for a quantity will
be supplied on moderate terms, as he content,
plates printing 50,000
Angus' 14 tf.
Per the ship Mary St brips Albion St Thos. Uorch
d.rect from Liverpool
Rose, Point <$f Dnjf.c Blankets,
J^'apt Cottons,
Sagatliys— Kilmarnoc Capo,
PUiins, Kerseys <S{ Flushings,
Coat in* s Fearnoughts.
Flannels—while anil coloured,
1 oik sit ire Cloths and < 'assimeres,
Fstdics and Felice cloths.
Swausdown and Coilenett Vestings,
Block and Funvey coloured Bomhazetts,
plain and twilled Battinetts.
Superfine Cloths and Cassimeres,
Merino * howls.
Hardware and Cutler if,
Jin Assortment of Funding pieces of su
perior manufacture.
Crates and < hina ware well selected.
Ottered (or v»le bv
September 11—tf.
Notice is hereby given, dm
theStibscnber has received*lists of die n*rec
I ;«x of die United S »ie. fir 181.7, rcma.ninu <1* i *
upon property in the following Counties in the
State of Virginia, not owned, occupied or Hiper
intended by some person residing within die
Collection District in winch it is situate, and that
lie is authorised to receive the said Taxes with
an addition of ten per cent, thereon, provide*'
such payment is made within one tear after the
day on which the collector of the district wl ere
such property lies had notified that the said lax
es had become due on the same.
Date of Collector*» notification
tlicit tax hud become due.
For what County.
Be kley, 8c
Jefferson. _
•\ mherat,
Nelson, I
Albemarle Sc f
Fluvanna. J
;• On 5lh day of March 1816.
On 20th day of March, 1816.
>-On 22d day of May, 1816.
“On 1st day of May, 1816.
Monroe &
Greenville, "
& Surry. „
Campbell, '
Pn»s^ Ivuma
St Halifax. J
Collector• Of\e, Sept 3-/1816
W» I) I AYLOR, Collector.
1)-vg-ttlcd by i/.eureretury
of t/w treasury.
September 4 w8vr.
►On 10th day of May, 1816.
THB subscriber* respectfully inf .rm the public
thrt they have just received, direct, from Francr, »
Inrg, quantity of prime BURK BI.Ot.KS, of a hi
perior quality to ny hitherto imported lo th s place
aoii h •viuw been engaged in the business upward*
ot fi teeu years, ihev Hauer themselves from theh
Ion* knowledge of the trade, and the appmlmtim
whiuh their work has hitherto met with, that the*
will he able to manufacture Mill Stone* on as re:
sonable terms a* those imported Irani, the North
and warrant them perform well.
I !iey have opened shop ou 19th Street,nearly op
posite to the Old City TaVeffl, where ecnlaiucn aie
nvited to call.
Public Journal of the V. States,
The subscriber having relinquished his inten
tion of printing the Public Journal, respectfully
informs gentlemen who have subscribed thereto,
that the amount of their several payments in ad
vance, will be returned to them thfough th<chan
nels by w hich tliey were received. Those who
have subscribed in person ut North Carolina, wili
pi«ase to call on the editor for their advances.
'1 embers of Congress, and gentlemen who sub
'Cr bed through thi m, will have their payments
refunded at thecumirencement of the approaching
session, or earlier if opportunity offers of seeing
hem. And the few distant subscribers, wlio
forwarded their payments h\ mail, will find said
payments re urned to them by that c*n jyance.
The ediior tenders bis sincere thunks to all of
'hem ; and beg* leave to express his regret that
imperious circumstances prevent him from avail
ing himself of their esteemed patronage.
Minerva Office, Raleigh, Sept. 27.
C/'Kditois of newspapers will oblige by giv
ing the foregoing one insertion
5.0 Dollars Howard
Itan away from the Muddy Creek Mills on or
about the 4*li of last month, a mulatto man, by
the name of
between 20 and 2-J years of age, of ordinary ata
ture, and remarkably likely. His dress consist
ed of a variety of clothes among them it is re
callecteda suit of blue broad cloth, made in the
presem fashion He wore away a white flannel
round abon> coat, Such as are used as a horse
man’s undress, or summer uniform, edged With
scarlei—Virginia cloth overalls, mixed blue and
wlme—shoes and cotton socks, and a new beaver
hat. A knapsack panned blue with black straps
and buckle-, ui a Inch lie had several changes of
clothes, .»ll of gooit finality. Nelson when spo
ken to is polite in his manners, is a goo.i ostler
and barber—has a tolerable kiiowlcge of the
blacksmith trade, he is also a ^o<<d cooper, to
winch business for the la&Ltwo year- lie has been
eng'af?efl -• Hr w rites a good hand and will lio
doubt forge lumself a free pas3 or one in my
name, lie is acquainted in various parts of the
Unued Stales, and will endeavor to make his
way to the nor'h ward Masters of vessels are
cautioned aga nst taking away the said man Nel
To identify lorn more completely it will be
disc »veied < bat the lower part of one of hi-, ears
has been cut ofl—it is believed tube the rii;hl.—
A reward of 50 dollars will be given if taken
out of this stale, and secured in jail so that 1
getbim again—If taken within the state one half
the sum with all legal charges —Infurn-‘.ion
bema' g,yen tj me oi to Mr. Wiliam rt-.n ^ioiie
at i>.: tiddy tacts. .Milts, near (Jnriersville,
from whom he made ins elopement. Nelson is
**. ipahle of disceiving unsuspecting persons—it
•v'ill therefore require the utmost vigilance to def
ect hint.
DAVID KOS9, junr.
N. R. The city guard are requested to make
search lor the said Negro mao, and apprehend
and lodge him in jail, ilie above reward of 25
dollars Will he paid by me or Mr. Win. Bondrant
upon thede.ivei v of .fie boy.
Mount Ida St 4 1816 — tf
department of war,
Additional Accountant's office,
Sept. 27, 1816.
It havingbeen made the duty of thii of
fice, by latv, in adjust and settle all ac
counts i the War Department, which re
mained unsettled at fhe conclusion of the
late war, and are now unsettled, It is
hereby made known to the officers of the
late army, wlm have public accoun ts to
settle, and t« such non commis-iuned offi
cers and privates, discharged, who have ar
earages of pay due them, that bv fornaitl
i g their papers to this office, by mail, their
account- will be settled and the balances
remit ted,without incurring any expense.bv
the appointment of an agent to transact
their business fur them.
The heirs and representatives of deceas
ed officers ami soldiers of the late army
an* also informed that b< forwarding their
'•anera to this office, tor a*iy arrears of pay
due the deceased, the accounts will be ad
just! aud the balances be remitted free of
c count ant.
Editors authorise*! to publish the laws of
the United States are requested to insert
t1 p strove in their pap*r« three times.
m iTTiTTTovTnorTm
Of the Commonwealth of Virginia,
A I'KiL LA *1 A i li>N.
Whereas it lias become necessary that the Ge
neral Assembly l»e called togother before the
nine to when they stand adjourned: I havp
therefore thought fit. with the advice of the
L uncJ of State, to issue this my proclamation,
hereby appointing Monday the eleventh day of
November nrxt, for the meeting of the said Gen
eral Assembly j at which time their attendance
is requited at the capitol in the City of Itich
mot id.
Civet, under my hand, and the seal of the
commonwealth at Itichmond aforesaid
this 30th day of September, in the year
[SEAL] of our Lord one thousand eight liun
dred and sixteen, and of the Common
wealth the forty first.
A petition will be presented to the next Gere
ral Assembly, praying that a tract of land, lying
in the count of Cumberland and belong.ng to
K.chaid A K.sen, son and sole heir of Jarreti
Kisen, deceased, may he sold—and the money a
rising from the sde thereof to be appropriated
to the use of the sa.d Kichard A. Kisen.
October 5 — wj a-,
' ' NiiTlCK.
A petition \\ ill be presented to the Oeneral
Assembly of Virginia at their next session pray
ingh revision of the lawa concerning Pilots and
I Pd 0-age, within the waters of tbc state,
| September 7—c^wUnL,
Mavo Fravser,
I (Two doors he’oio the Farmers' Hank- of Virginia )
Respectfully infurni the r friends and the pub
lie that they have receive*l from l*e's Piueui &
Family .\fetiicine Store, No. 4G vla>den Lane, I
JVIe-io-Vork, a Fresh Sapp’y of the following e-en
uine medicines.
For the prevention and cure of Bilious and
*Malignant Fevers, is recommended
THIS medicine has been attended with a de
cree of success highly grat. till to the inventor’s
feelings, in several [ arts of the West Indies
and the southern and middle state*, particularly
in New York, Philadelphia, Haltimnre, Peters
burg, It clirrond, Norfolk, Edenton, Wilmingti n,
Charleston, and Savannah. The testimony of a
ntimlter of per-ons in eacli of the above place,
an be adduced, who have reason to believes
that a timely use of this salutary remedy has,
under providence, preserved their lives, when
in the most alarming circumstances.
Facts of this conclusive nature speak more in
favor of a medicine than columns of pompous
eulogy, founded nil mere assert ion.
It is not, indeed, presumptuously proposed as
an infaliblle cure, but the inventor has every
possible reason that can result from ex
tensive expei ience, for believing that a dose «.f
rhese pdls, taken once in every two weeks, du
ping the prevalence of our billious fevers, w 11
trove an infallible preventative; and ftirthcr,
that in the earlier stages of those diseases, their
use will very generally succeed in restoring
health, and frequently in cases esteemed despe
rate, and beyond the power of common reme
Theoperation of these pills is perfectly mild,
so as to be used by persons m every situation, and
of every age
They are excellently adapted to carry eft su
perfluous b.le, and prevent its morbid secretion!-;
to restore and amend the appetite; to produce a
free perspiration, and thereby prevent colds
winch are often of fatal consequences A dost
never f its to remove a cold, if taken on its first
appearance. They are celebrated for removing
habitual costiTeness, sickness at the stomach,
and severe bead ache, anti ought to be taken
by all persons on a change of climate.
They have been found remarkably efficacious
in preventing and curing disorders attendant on
long voyages, and should be procured and earn
fully preserved for use by every seaman
Which have cured an immense number of per- ]
sons of d»oth sexes, of every age, aid in e»eiy
situation, of various dangerous cora.iluinls an
s ng from worms, and from obstructions or foul
ness in the stomach or bowels.
This medicine bears no analogy whatever to
others of similar titles so commonly complained
of, as operating with violence ; on the contrary
a parl cul.tr excellence of this remedy is it*
being suited to every age and constitution. 1
contains nothing but what is perfectly innocent,
and is so mild in its operation that it cannot in
fare the most delicate pregnant lady, or the ten
derest infant of a week old, should no woi ms ex
ist in the body; bu‘ will, without pain or grp
ing, cleanse the stomach and bowels, of wlialev
er is foul of offensive, and thereby prevent the
production of worms and many laial disorders
The lozenges are particularly efficacious m cai
ryingoff all gross humors and eruptions, feverisl
and bilious c.unpin nts, and are the safest ami
mildest purgative that can be used on any occa
A dose of this medicine given occaf ioiially du
ing the warm season, will effectually prevent
“ the vom. mg and purging ol ciiduren"—a
dreadful disorder, which annually destroys thou
i s.ndsnf 'lie infant par. of our Citizens. It is
! likewise the mtides* and most certain remfd
known, and has restored to lu-abh and strength
a great number when in an advanced stage o<
tins fatal compliant Particular and plain in
structions are given for every pari of tue neces
sary t realm in. in such cases.
Children generally take this medicine witl
eagerness ; t av mg a pleasing appearance, and an
agreeable taste
A safe u»ti eff,c.ii!.i remedy for meuii aiiMn
gout, palsy, sprains and bruises, white swelling,
md strains, and relaxations, numbness and weak
nests of the neck, pams of the side, head ac e
swelled faces, frozen limbs, and every sirnda
complaint. It prevents chilblains or choppe
hands, and die ill effects of getting wet or dani|
in the feet.
ho celebrated among the fashionable through,
out Euiope, is an invaluable cosmetic, perfect \
innocent and safe, free from corrosive and repel
lant m'iterate, (the basis of oilier lotions) and oi
unparalleled efficacy in removing bleim»hesu
the face and skin, freckles, p.mples, itifUmmuh.
ry redness, scurfs, tetters, ri gworms, sunburns,
prickly beat, Sic. The Persian Lotion operate*
mildly, without imped g the natural, in.cos,bit
perspiration, which is essent.al to health, yet
its effects are speedy and permanent, rendering
the skin delicately san
ing the complexion.
This excellent preparation comforts 81 strength
ens the gnms, preserves the enamel from decaj.
and cleanses ami whitens the teeth, b) absoihing
all the acrimonious slime and foulness, which,
suffered to accumulate, never fails to it jure and
finally to ruin them.
It is recommended as an invaluable medicine
for the »|>eedy relief and permanent cure of the
various complaints resulting from dissipated
pleasures, juvenile indiscretions, residence n
climates unfavorab'e to the constitution, the im
moderate use of tea, frequent intoxication, i i
any other destructive intetnpeiance, the tin kil
ful or excessive use of mercury, the disease
peculiar to females at a certain period of life, ban
lyings in, 8tc.
Celebrated for the cure of colds, obstinate
coughs,asthmas, and appioachingconsumptions,
and a certain remedy for the wuvoping cough*
A sovereign remedy »t>r all disease* (.1 ihe
t;ves. whether the effect of natural weakness or
I of acciden*
toothache drops.
The only remedy yet d scuvered which gives
■■mediate and lasting relief in the most severe
Warranted an infallible remedy at one appli
cation, may be used with perfi r.t safety «>n in*
■ ants a week old, not containing a particle of
mercury or any dangerous ingredient Whatever,
and not accompanied with that tormenting smar«
which attend the appl’cal on of other, remedies.
For the curt of agues, remittent, and intermit,
tent fevers,.
The Public will please to observe that the a
bove celebrated Medicines are received from his
*' edicine Store, New.York, anti are sold l»v par
ticular appoinmem in Richmond by MAYO k
Fit A YSEK,— Where may be had. Pamphlets
gratis, containing certificates of cures perform
eit by the above medicines which lully justifies
every article of the advertisement.
August 7 —eowtf
MAYO C5 KuAYsr.lt.
(“Two floors brfowthe Fanner's IS auk of Firj'iuaJ
The following work's, chiefly of
Carey’s Quarto Bibles, from £4 to 1.3
Common Prayer Rooks ~i In Calf and Mo
Watt’s Psalms and, Hymns y rocco, full gilt
Alison’s Sermons 2d volume, g 1—boards
The terms of communion, with a A
particular view to thecp.se ol 75 cts.-boards
Baptists & Petto Baptists, j
» 1 50 cts—boards.
Horsey’s Sermons
The Marrow oftheChurch, 1
Symmes memoirs. 37£ c’s —bound
F.wel’s Medical Companion, 5
Kustace’s Classical Tour, £ 7
thrpngh Italy, 2 vols. 3 6
Memoirs of the Marc bio
t ess de La Roche J..C
75 cts.—bound
50 cts.—boards
The Congress of Vienna '/ 2
by the Abbe de Praclt S l
I he Olive Branch by ) ^
Matthew Carey, 3 2
50 cts. boards.
Hamilton’s Inquiry’
The Colonial policy of
litcat Britain,
The Dartmoor Journal
2 25
1 75
1 25
History ofthelate war|
by Thompson <
Researches in America*
I’l'.e cottage fire side
Paris Chit Chat 2 vols.
1 75
t j
1 75
bound, plates
61 traps
boards do.
1 Ottnrl
P.r'.srevis le in 181 r—’■> Scott g 1
The preset 1 of.t mispress ^ 75 b m4
to It cum > v-nt J r, 4 boards
Who fares bet? 37^
I’rtal <>• Ricba <1 Sm th, g 1 2c.
Pale* if F cy bv M •.*. u ney g 1
Valentine sly by Mr*. O 1 2 10 Is
Ouizara, Princes of Ft: sia & j
S'? «
b und
Pl>e Invisible Moriu r, Ly Mrs Sheppard gl
vfornton by M rgt-et Cul cn k 3 ' -
3 boan
Mo.na from the French of Jos Bon.tp..r c. 50 cts.
Lara, a 5(1 < en s.
Sion of Rimini oy I,e’j;h ITtint 5^ cents
Ballail Roiiiui.ces o* ly £ g 1, 75 Cts buundj
Mrs A M. Porter 3 b7j in,»iu».
Poet’s Pilgrimage to VVa crloo 75
Lord By i on’s F trowel I to ring-land 50 c*s.
Phe Dance of Death by Walter Scot’, 37$ cts.
Poetical Chronology,by R Valpy 6. A cts.
J'hey have atsu Received.,
b t' II OO I. H 00 K b
Dr GEA’iauL,
QCj* Country Mu rch .nts can now have any of
tluor oiders executed on the most reasonabli
In all its var eties elegant I v executed.
BLANK books
Of air. ost erery description, kept constantly on
Si pte tber 7. 3t
lUMiim* oj .1 ml nit
Eight doors below the Pelt Tavern.
Are opening, in i.dditioti to their present. titer)
sive assortment of
A fiesh supply of every description of WOOL.*
ENS, comprising
Superfine ahd fine cloths,
Cassuneres, testings,
( ords Plains, Kendal Cottons,
Uofe f Uufile Ulan kefs, tyt
Tliey feel no hesitation in declaring many
of the above goods have been delihera e v pur
chased at the will known sacrifices «• anc tors,
tiiat NO STORK in this city, upon a general a
verage, can Undersell them
It is therefore hope i that the liberal encou
ragement which they have already rc<ei\rd from
heir country friends w.ll m ure them a contin
uance of their etis < m, when tlie subseribees w 11
prove to them that tliey v.i.questionably sell at
cl e>p as oiliers.
sept 27—9t.
iNOi iO;.
A petition will tie presented to the next Gene
al Assembly of Virginia, proving f.»ra Town to
•e erected and e« abl shed at Spr ngfield in Cum
'•eilarnl Cottn*v on the plantation of George (Jar
son, and to remove the seat of justice thereunto,
as the central p»rt of the population of said
Aujfust 3L— wgw.

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