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IKU1NIA, ill'.SDAY AUGUST 15, 1826
- VOt- XXHI...NqJm
Tht ENQUIRER is puhluheti twice * week generally
tad three time* a week during the session of the Stale Legula
ture.—Prite, the same as heretofore, Five Dollars per annum,
payable inmdvance. Notes of chartered, specie-paying banka
only) will He received in payment. The Editors will guaran
tee the sahrty of remitting them by mail; the postage ofall let
ters being paid, hy the writers.
XX No |>ap**r will be discontinued (but at the discretion of
Che Editors,) until all arrearages have betD paid up.
Xjr Whoever will guarantee the paymeul of nine papers
-hall tavetbe tenth GRATIS. 1 P P "
Ur One square, OR LESS—Fust imertiuu 75 cents—each
continuance, 50 cents.
»,• No advertisement inserted, until it has either been paid
for, or assumed hy some persuu iu this city, or its environs.
1 HAVE again rented the UNION HOTEL, and arrange
ments have been made svith (lie proprietors of the property
to give it a thorough repair. The convenience* of the Esta
blishment, its healthy situation, contiguity to business and the
good character it has always sustained, are well known and
I needs no comment. 1 shall at ail times devote mv best »er
vices to thw accommodation of the public and solir'it a conti
nuance of their favors. THOMAS BMIAKNAN,
ik August 11. 27—Ct
}'T WILL sell upon accommodating terms, a small tract of land
I JL lyiup am Fainookry river, and adjoining llauuver Town the
ft lands ot Robert I’agc, William Koine, Judge llrockenhrouch
* <nd e'hets, containing about 200 acres, one third of w hirls is
first rate Rainaniey low grounds, and the Am-A land equal tn
eznyon tAe river, a farther diicriptiou is deemed unnecessary
as those disposed to purchase wit* first view the premises: the’
land will be shown to (hose disposed to purchase hy Mr J O
Wide, who now has it in cultivation. For term*, apply to
Mr’“,-.]!'’,.cklanJ> Henshaw A Co. of Richmond, or to tie'sub
scriber living in Charlottesville, Vugim-s. D. S MOSBY
»•__ 27-tf '
j? Lunatic Hospital IVilliamsburg.
7VTOTICE is hereby givsn.that the Court of Directors of
this Institution will proceed on the first day of November
nwt.tu ypoinl » Keeper thereof. The salary attachedtothe
4 ofice u 9W0 per annum, payable quarterly. IJV order of the
V ,,f Directors, LEO. HENLEY, C C. 1).
August 11.___27— IstN
Lunatic Hospital, IVilliamsburg.
NOTICE is hereby given that all the cell* in this institution
are occupied, and that no more patients will be received
sfntil some of the-said cells are vacant; due noticcof which will
be given. By order of the Court of Director*.
May 2ft_5-tf_LNO.: 11KNLEY. r. c. d.
PURSUANT to the last will and testament of Rice Garland
dec. tb-subscriber will ofl'er at public sale, without re
t serve, on Saturday the 2d of Septemhei next, that valuable
, tractof land of which hedied possessed, situated on the main
j read, from Charlottesville to Staunton, five miles front the for,
iner place, and four miles from the University of Virginia.—
This tract of laud contains Light Hundred and Twenty acres
rathrr more than one half is cleared and in a high state of culti
vation: the woodland is generally fust rate tobacco land, there
• is between 70 and 80 acres of good low etouiul on the tract
I pearly all of which is first rate Tobacco and meadow laud; there
is a comfoi table dwelling house, with necessary outhouses, and
a that rate apple orchard is now in fruit: farms iu the upper
country combining no real advantages, and deservedly ranks
amongst the best in the country where it lie*. When the
intrinsic value of this land is considered, the excellency of the
.neighborhood and society which surround it, and (be public
| improvements which are going on and contemplated near it k
is presumed it caunot fail toattract thralteution of men of ca’pi
til: The subscribers deem a Anther description nnntces-ary
e- those wishing to purchase will first view the premise*, which
will he shewn to any person by (be subscribers, living on the
premises on or before the day of sale. The purchaser cau have
possession of any part of the laud that is not iu cultivation, at
any lime after the day of sale, aud liberty to sell any part of
the land iri gnin, so soon as the crop will hear it, and pusse*
»ion civrn of the whelehy the 25th of November usxt. Term*
wtllbe liberal and made known at the sate.
Kecnitors of Rice Garland,lec.
A August 11._ 27—t.l*
rTfllE MEDICAL LECTURES will bigiu, as usual, on ti.e
JL first Monday of .November*
ANATOMY, by f Pr S,'. rhy,icl’ #*• D.
MATERIA medica, * hc1Tm.u d‘
OF MEDICINE. y N. Chapman, M. D.
MIDWIFERY, f Tho*- O- J*tn«s,M. l).
niivniBTDv < 'v- P* ,,rWe«». M. D.
Robert IFire, M. D.
,, Win. Gibson, M. D.
Umical Lectvrtl w.,1 be delivered at the Alms House In
t'noary, on . very Wednesday and Saturday during the course
of the Utuversity, by Drs. Chapman and Gibson.
W. E. HORNER, M. D. Venn,
, Ho. Slid, Cln-rmit rti ret.
Aucrnit It. 27_1jtN
ltivamia Lands for Rule. "
rTsYVING resolved to rcraovr from my present resilience
*.,oirer for '-,le “>.v three tiacti wf Isud, lying in ths coun
i ly of Fluvanna, oh accommodating terms. The tract on which
s^eV’Y"1* 0,1 lhr r|ver ana containing 1000 acre-, near
of wlncli arc low groun Is, situated about 2 miles from the
courthouse, and the same distance from Palmyra Mills. Tbne
I " on 11 * 5°°d dwelling house and other necessary houses for
the use ol a family and farm. One other tract ca'lled l'axton
lying on the Knmnna river, about 2 miles below the former’
ai .ilsr1 froul ,bc Eivann.i mills about d miles, cootaiuiiie
abaut 700 acres, about ISO of which arc low grounds, there aie
on it an overseer’s house, a bain and bouses lor nerroes. Arid
one otnet tract called Cai rington’s, containing 1101) acres, well
t.inhered with Pine and Oak, there is on it h Haw Mill and Col
on Gill in good order, about 3-dtiis of a mile from the liver, on
Long Island Creek. The whole ofthese lands are well watered
* very Wealthy pait of the countiy, and are well
worth (he attention of gentlemen who w ish to vest their funds
in real property, Should I not sell, I shall remove, and appli
cal'on by ‘hose wishing In purchase u. iy then he made to mv
friends. Walker T.uiherlake and Jamel Currin, who live im
inrdiately in the neighbourhood, or to .lohn Timber lake, ii.al
s mon Mills, either of whom shall lie aulhoiizrd to contrail for
*e*;. \ ,1'jeu, '* unnecessary to say any thing about the quality
/ «d the lands, or any thing more In reference to their many local
advantages. MILES CARY.
August II.__ 27_ft
HPUE public are respectfully informed that Mr. U. Mushy, a
-1- young gentleman uf high classical attainments and amiable
JETS!?’ ‘?r***'“ <h* *'«*•«•* department of
tins School. Mr. Rocliford will continue to give instructions
in mathematics and the French language, and the principal
promises the most unremitting atti ntion on his n ut to mike
the plan of studies as extensively useful as the nature of the
Insl.iutiotj will adimt.-A few audiliunal Scholars run he ad
“"‘“d* WM. U. GILES,
August It, 27-tf
Tgentlemen oj the Turf, Look to Thin!
UE valuable stable ofthe Ute Tbeophilu, Field, of Brum
nitkJ:0.UnrV’ V*‘ he ,olhe highest bidder, at the
aeew Market Course, near Petersburg, on the <ir,t day nf
Upltnbtr ntxt, on a credit of 12 month., purchasers eivinj
■ uinds with approved security, to carry interest from the date, to
Wlo?Clliir,le)Pv[;De,p*1 “ Punctua"y p»id. consisting of the
h*y hor,e* upwards of Hi hind,
ugh -he was got by Sir Archie, his dam the celebrated old
V,“SHmfrory"'i1**1 -Prin?- '«• nchi* vAnents on
he turf are well known: at ft years old he won the Sweepstakes
a< Lawrenceville, New Market and Tiee Hill, contentfiag, j0
wo losUnees, with four or five first rate colt,—he woo last
fi nng the Jockey Cfuh Puce at New Market, running f„ur
mile heats, heating Mr- Wm. H. Johnson’s celebrated horse
vil|kbJP**r.*’ *nj • ,*’ Wy“n’* famous mare Klirtilla. Oohanna
will be contmued in training, under his usual trainer, until the
■? th“ <h* l’urch.ser may he easily tabled to
*^ "^‘hia ensuing fall,
. { lllLldS, full sister to (iohanns, also in training, 5 years
P""?‘ PW,il,h»««"•«'«»! r»ee,,andacouiredgreat
teputation m a .ace she ran last fa II, ove, the Tree llill Cour.e,
tul'.uT"*' ***• Cluh contending with
Betsey Hohmson, John Richards, Marion, kc. in this rare,
tbe, "..7!* n,D 8re,i time,she beat the second heat, and wa.
'nought hy a great many to have been entitled to ll.ethird, but.i
i* hyafew inchea.
is. Vf'HtNO t.n K, tbe dam of Or.hamM and Phillis—her
bv ftl,*"*'rtf°rra.\nce* r.r" >»»<"»"• 8k' •* »-’» with foal
aud.Law'ii* *"* hl,'1F,"',r •'/ kw side, drop! last spnng,
VwrAwhS?7 fi"* *'r,,w° >*,n 0,d n"‘ ’Prinf>t,'th 8 '
Sir Archie, out of a full bred Precipitate !
?ith ’,,!!?* f' < jJr’ d<e d’ Bl,c r«tn many race,,
4? *r*nit and success, • ’
mher'lw tnT f]p’ on -"me dar, several
Tml fin Colts and Fillies, „f high blond-Ihe clt
,Ve chifnJ,5'“ hr Sir Archie. VoII Pe.licee. of
mbih'tcd on the day of sale. 1 |
i» :*^r.nnLth* T,,rfv:"a d” **»»tn »* ims stable
•» 'opposed to be surpassed by none in the U States
An gust 8. lWar' */ Th,e
H.,'Rfl,;ANT * df.cr*» "f tbe county four! of powhstan
?* d!r‘<**t*i wt «*H *t Pownatio comthouse „n
I?1" d«r °rAugust,that being court day, („ the
OhmM. c'i V:" a:r'H" ,,n,!l '*"• f r't day of October 1*37,
l,Jr u *n Moline lo »h# #>tnfe m
^elTfive’T^K'- a,fct£-W^« h«"dred amle^Vy
hts i r,; '?1* W't" ■'•"W™* Powhalan court
atrtuCwtu dtaLrVh€ ,,’K,,lni5h,ml ,n"a’ adjoining that
Ltefc^TMulZ/*^ »"'• travellers the Red
h4lf •" »""ds, well watered,
n',Z ,n ,h* M "mi « ««ml slaiKl for ,
""dVood l* , . Purchaser to secure the p .yment by bund
good security and a deed of trust on tbe land 1
JOSEPH B. DAVIS, > Cnm'ri.
uc. •BU-leavw, S ^
u'Wa!^?‘V,;n C"p‘- Vonderford. >ow
I1 W, . iek> Wl11 «•! "• 3 or I weeks. For
treight of 30 or 100 Mid, of Tobacco.
Apply to
- Cilv Point,
the r die of
Penitentiary Auction Sales.
W VWMoi ,a! i'va Store, at Aurtion, on
dollar." o/^h r*' '* *7* ‘ “Howed on all sums over twenty
the Uai.k’i V'v J,uTef,ai*r® *?,,rsrn notes negotiable, and payable,*
August a. TU0MA8 NELSON, r. A P.
_7T, MARSHAL.' s sale.
I hobirn'lt Kt t *le,:r,'‘: of th*' superior court of chaneerv
in -i at Staunton, pronounced on the 2'.’th day of J„K'.
p!ani'l^tTu nd' Le wt ** N'*'V*'. P cn d'n 5< "herein Robert Rive, is
Lid on I).. L Nicholas aud others aic defendants, will be
M daJ o 'nrr„7e,"'<’ ^ highest hldd«, °» Monday the
Toil Wth” next, in tiro or more parcels, ns may he.t
m« e cLm^T'T <d P"r<;,‘«er., the tract ol land All.e
tL?n L iT %0a*^h,ch the said Nichols, lately resided, cu
ll V i!}'^0e h:^dr.ed *nd forty acre,. The terms of , ,ir
hand andthal. ,,,,e ‘hud of the purchase money to be paid in
Elm?? i Janfe Cn«l instalment, at one and two years
from the day of sale. The d.fetrej payment, to be secured by
bond, wtlh good security and a lieu Veiled on the land *
Alien,t 8 fsEollUE ESKRllsviE, in. a. e. c.
rTNnVr, ~ .Mj1hSHAL’S SALE'. ‘
II ik i,- 1.' eiree °f 'he Superior Cuurt of Cbanrerv for
fuu. r lnC* ».?" ‘be 2Rh°rd?v M
turday the 19th ^u*opaC*ID*t fsibson, I shall on 6a
.uc&o th. hir7,st h‘te,;.,8filpr,>c,'j *“ a‘ Hu,>l.e
•hLwr madebi J.me yw W,.C')a,O0Ji, “* ->
j K' ‘h'f a>,J,e"‘ <" the purchase money.
July oy i8°r * i m.». c. c. r.d. or one of hi, deputiea.
-'—A-L_:___ 22-Ills
(j , a d,f’?,r-*5 the Superior court of chancery for the
,« * ld,»‘/'rl. pronounced on the 12th day ot March,
thaiqih |h.l rT ',Ada'“»‘*.8ohanao, I shall on Saturday
th, MehilViH L“V* L l,roCt‘:d 10 srll at public .auei,.,,, tl
Urnl in .k. H dd f“r r'4<7 luonrJ 00 'he premises, (he I,* of
he c u ,L ft rt'T 8‘ reUr",i “** on Ubu’rch Hill in
huumitj ^o h?r,co,c‘,“l“Suousto the city of Richmond,
2fi h trect .n ib 8ou!h* »ud ‘be continuation o
Richard Adam h. L. 1 *' b*;°S half acre lot conveyed h>
xtULoiM l o’clock.1 SS,d rbH,r>a’ Sale to" com
July 21 m.s.c.c r.d.orone of hi deputies.
jYO tIUe.
I SHALL pefilionthe next (ieneial Assembly fnr a divorce
ihe etTh^’",l Cb,*rJc* ^■‘fker, for reasons then an J
A,;^fR:T^:tn- ^ky ua:^r
Hale of J^'egrves.
I l&h d.v^'4 f‘T “L* the WJder on Monday the
, , ^ ”* September neat, if fatr, otherwise ihe uext fair
day, at the late residence of hidmund Uarn on, dec., in the
comity of Amelia, hetwetn 20 mid 100 Negtues consistior ,,f
*"a«i,U- ..«s Me-oeTvVm
able bouse servants aa any in thu ,tatr, blacksmiths, tarpen
mu lT1 Cr|°P h|‘,nJ*- The aaie to Continue from .lav to P.l.,y
ilii ol p t fd' T,',,ul “"if on the .lav and ,t the
place ol sale. NATH’L llAltlllSON, Ex’r
»„ ,. . , . of Ed.uuud Ilairison. dec.
Amelia connty, August .J, |;:JC. i.'»—td *
I cuuseut to the above sale so far as I ain interested.
_____J.IMRU f>. COCKR.
r| ,.E ^-partnership of Montague, Murray A Co. i* this dav
A. dissolved by lout...I ronsent All persons hi vine claim's
a^aiust thesai.l concern are desired to nrr,ent them lu Wm
theuebtsaud to settle the liausactions ofth- sai.l concern.
,. .. „ , IS. W.SKELTON.
Genifo, Powhatan county,July 17, 1826.
be conducted hy Wm. Mmrai
"udv '^;fakHl0"> u,,d«‘b® firm ot William .Mutr.y .v c... '
- ’- . _23—lit
Trust Safe of JYegroes.
flY virtue of a deed of trust executed hy James Psohe.tson
« A jr. on the 14 h June, 1821, and admitted to record in
rael.4 clerk's office on 23d August in (he same year, lor the
purpose ol securing the payment of ti debt due the late con!
ceni of Williani I I lend A; co., I shall proceed I -ell ra.|,
at Amelia courthouse,oil the fourth Thursday in this month u
being court day, all the negroes conveyed iu sai.l deed I,
mam.neuosoldata fonuersale made mFehnury 1824. Such
title as li vested tu me a, Itustee I shall convey.
—“T'.ly H. 1C3U. f- II—I,I. J. x. 1.1-IGff trustee,
\ N Overseer for Ihe next year. A single man of tni.ljlr n«
“ . 1. only will.iM,ner. He muit he experienced m the mi
nageuient of negroesand inth. cultivation of tobacco, wheat
coin and clover. Apply at this Office. ’
August 4.__ 05.. j,
An Apprentice Wanted.
\ ^*0Y from the couhtry, ol good character, not over 13
/A. years old, will be taken hy the suhicriher to learn the
Fainting llusuiesf. OHAIILES W. M’GINNK8S
House* Sign nn.l Ornamental Paintei, next dom It. the’
Compiler Office, lltbstreet, Hichmond, Va.
__ 23 -It
rpiIE subscriber having removed lo tUchmcnd. tenders bii
-■. service, m hi* fneuds, acquaintances, and the public zen
erally.a, a commission merchant. lie uccur„, J„ ollice fo,
the present near (be Uasin. VV.VI. MOON
June 30, ‘ ' 15 _|f '
Tit rST SILE. -1
fN pursuance of tl,r p, ,v„lu„, u{ , deed of frost hr,ring
* dale the 21th day of August IK20, from John Wren ton",
the subscriber as trustee, which deed is duly recorded in
*,“1 i'u,P1’S'’» or -aid deed I .hall, on
’!0,h ,l»Y n{ August next, it fair, if not the next fair day
Hnuday, excepted, ,t 13o’clock tit. on the |,,„l bereinafte,
described,proceed to s.llat public auction to the highest bidder
tor cash, or on such credit as the pa,ties roncr rnrd mav scree
upon at the t,me of sale, the following property, t., w,t/« Cer
tain piec* or parcel of land situated in I fie oionty of,trance
adjoining the lands of John Keister, Edward Earner I ucii’a
t Twimanand Aafon Fray, containing 555 acres, mer/ci j,„,
hr mg the same land conveyed by deed from Aiigudiiie fiarnt
ford to John Wren, with all the building, (hereon. Also, one
negro man slaxe named Vincent, about 2d years old. Abo one
negro woman named Lucy, about 22 years old, and her (wo
children, one about 3 year, old name,I Gib-on, and the other
about one year old mined Harry. Also, one patent Still con
lent, about 131 gallons, and out other still contents about 2."i
gallon,, and „ne other still contents about 12,j gallop. 'flic
foregoing description is taken from the .aid deed. The tab
will be conducted by myself, or some authorised a-c:il.
„ . , , , J081 AH U. AHUOTT, t> u.'ee,
Kirhinond.Jtily Id, IR2K. 13—Ids
Wheat Fans for Sale
A T Peniteutisry or Hie Penitentiary Store, of superior
rx quality, which are warranted by (he Superintendent to
Operate well m all re.pec.ls.
- __t_ _23—tf
Clover Far rut for Sale.
RV xirlne of the lest will and testament of John Lancaster.
■ » dec., 1 shall proceed to sell on the premise., that ,Te|i
known sian-l as a Tavern, lying in the npp, r end of Cumber
land county, containing about 350 acre*, on the main W'-.tern
road, t» the highest bidder, on Thursday the 24(h flay of An
j T,;r : ",ir'* °f',’r lM'fcba.e money „c ,„„i
the 34th,hy jfDeremhrr next, at which time po.session will
be given; the balance in two equal annual payments with'
deed oft,list upon the property to .cm re (he purchase’ moors
A further description of tne property is deemed unn-res-ai v
“ ""’ll known. NAT : LANCASTER, Kx’r
June 23, |q—M< nf John Lanca.ler, dee.
fTIHJ’. tract of Land called Hill (trove, eonfainln- above
acres, lying ,n the lower end of Amelia r.,n„ty, for
merly a, veitiseil, M still for sale. It would ,B,k, „„
cotton plantation. It will be sold all lo,atbr r or divided inn,
parrels. The terms will heacronamodatiDe.
W’lgseain. much 4. 33—tf WM. ft. Olf.f.'t.
Fifty Dalton HetcardT
RAN of from the Female Academy in Nashville in Sen.
■ ember 1*24, . negro fell ,', by «,,e 0, Hil'ly. f ,
win probably .ttcmrt to paw a. a fre» te||„w, I h**,.
will have a piw, and will rail himself M,|!y H-.l-soo or Hilly
low,hat a large bu.hy head of hair, very line, and eenerall*
Hes .^hmdkeirhfar.round it He inrime.l drink*, f",
race* fp, Wade Wood^n^u Vlrimre/wSE''ytwTZw'”'”4*
Nvhville, Tano. Jcly2'. *ATU Y
citolkn (rn f.lPy Dollar* Reward.
S cu lvk“Ij '.k cCn!bf, U,‘"** \Cth i,,iUn‘> * H.d Mo
lar.; three note, ofhhirtVdo U~1S 7' h?,,d,,d »"J forty dol
1 on tho flank of Virginia* Al. * t'tch’7,,d do*l»r note
tun. drawn in f.ir^ a'me ,n'0jt* ?nrR^-«‘ H- Oairiug
"»nd, and one on Q. AiXrJon foe ^ dG“’- on dt"
, Bird Smith for five dollar* an I '' M "" d*“*odi and one on
I thirty six dollar,wiih h’’r7 . ■ V“ • Y“u 1!‘ Ha,,*uu* tur
drawn in favor of Nathan W Wahh c,s^lf*n do|kr» on it,
from trad ioc for an v ofil.e i’ t lorwai u all person*
, fifty doiia„8f^d:i.,':7*,:‘:-r::,""“‘d ',on,h-1
! Pocket li.fok or I w li y *l»e thief and content! of the
for the Pocket llLk audeomem^ MU‘ ** Ule U,lrf' 0t S3U
—"-y .1:-- ~(lKuwaitr> haxtiji.
i nlTBInr.,. , &10 itKWAKD. --
: li .^AMn^Z:drJ^r,bf77in'hr *,,H °r -ru-'««.
a.W^a££««srss^Er2i *
l'TTr^Z%0fewI^wb”hIepl!df'tl^,“° •«”«>' *
plication lo Mai. Win f'muev^a^^r'^h "IJt,,e"5lu". »P*
umcei-Ufichiuond. *' fu\snV? b^footT
*---—_ 13-If
miiF . '1'°RR^ RUTeRS.
Tco07l^d‘moferJ»ieb" wY.'t" *" ‘ht Wat' «»•
"hereon he n..w rc.iiU 1,7 * «“ well knowa tract of land,
011 I he main road le.aJm^ born 'll' ?DU0!r vf Buckingham,
Lviiehl.urr, 7 and a half m.uLT U“ck,"Kh'*in courthouse to |
Utter, well known bv ,I " ? f°‘ V'"1 *nd :i(; fto.u the
the only h >u,e of the kind kT** •‘•“’••rtaiiimeut,
bam co iitl ousc wherJ *,oud* a»d B-rking.’
mg fittiftliof) in the vi* ir f hi *!thv and Command
very KZ" a
Ihb will k h of tobacco, wheat and coni. Adjoining
li»’»cr« or?l “I**,*,1 r",un good land/ ah. u,
in. .e, r r clrirtd laud, all of which is entirely fre.h The
mprovement. ol thi, place are pood. A comfortable dw-Ilinx
houfe, c..111.11,ling „x using room,,besides two palmers, a ,‘orcl
12 K«'ud etahlrafimr” ’ " 'V8* *",d roomy b»rn> "ll'h >0 or
rhi^monevU Thm, ‘' ",c h»'»"ceof the‘pur
no doubt, t^'visMkT.ubsc “h«.1UCb * “tUi‘liu" MiU duWC"
JuK^l, 21-flt*_SAMUKL A. SPENCER.
\\ $*rtJ^u3oP*M‘0£J£Si?r, V'tT ViM"y
hcjiaid,,, cas,„ by * "as? asst rxts1"
--■--- 10—tf
' fz c-rr“‘‘“s imjH'U
respectab uti aid’h! • «,rof"*iu“»l ^Uroiai. ol the highest
^ing iUe%L°b,“'d?*"“1iuP"“1'udi"S B, f*cU wai ranted in
,e, ol 7t ,mmern ‘ ’ r .|h'r 1""“'suf‘lie ha, had m ca- ,
come un.'er her Car*n^ha.|^K ‘‘“pedimentsof speech that have
■llo“ obstinate can b« Lade to oe^Wnh ?“ ' cu'cd'a'*d ,,,e
llueacy in a lew week. ,n I P • ‘ Comparative case and
/ I , w weeks, and many m a lew da>*.
tiun oUhe'elEc«vV.f hi num*'<,*“ t^timti"ul, at her Instilu
.1 in .re .an I i ^ * hvr system. The public cannot demand
occupy th.’ ii, ‘iaok“n,?ie?c^eff'!lr"‘!: frOIB »l,u
l-r= coW)^;commun,cC»red^‘,lrrJlUre’ l° "i,0,U>hc
Marine re, rv w . J o>+, April 12|A, 182G.
oiy l„r L run fill, 0“.a|r#- «*$*. a" explanation ot hrr the
u iL h" «/»tasuui*r.O|, and other in...edimeuls ol
,':;rr': - r <ru vln
Eton, the many ,„.unU, we ,h.i *“
the habit had been ? iLni . tU"’’ "v*“ whw‘
auumnce ol immyre.fecmh e ^ ' S’ ?’ ,ruln ,hr
ta -ethev h„ld„,, i , T |*enon», ol the greatest advan
Iwve it will niovel *.'*■' "“Uuotiun, we since, elv hc
Le^h ,n ,v‘obtainthe’p,t,m, 7hU: i,,"‘ ,,0|j* 1,1,11 Mt!
patience ,re so well u^ervld u'S'Uu“y 0,ld I,er‘e'er.n5
hen.weu!’°here,’n/“" ““‘I1," to aiM “,ir that an ad
New Vui’l ° jtCnl Med,c* an<J Dotany iu the University of
I’tofeuor of Moral l^hlsopKhm^on'es®:
JOHN WAITS,Jr. 31. £>.
1 lm.cian to the New Vu.k Hospital.
j Copy of „ from Vr. J. It. MAN LEV to Mrs. LKIUII
“ MADAM, “ A/./K 1 UUA, .U.,yt I-Co.
.11 to place the unfortunate stihjtct ol tin, habit, fu it lea.i
Uf r—-d. «r> uc«ly mthecom
bn'S’ngiuo H-l.Mt.on t’o yjur nlenUm
ibuil cau-e of satufactiom" ."
[Signed) “JAMES U-MANLEv".;/ /,
•Tune if. ^ n/‘hC NtW York Slatc Alid.cof Soeie'/j, ”
--—___ ft—2lit
™Esin school.
TS;:;,:thd *&"?■,,n"m*•
a«;l with which it t„,l< : orit, other wwd,
« ^ a,,X eorvcet.. the ttudenl »“a,r, he,„.,y „« “
-I Law, who want.ucb ai.i.lanc.rui. receive it the, ,V it"
=£—?”' - — saraM?
-——__.___ if; -if
fresh dry goods
JLTV,h "Mr','1(v",‘l{.bVhVt,'r’’ ^he„„e,lre and Kf.
2 , i' New v»rh,) the follow,„g Lru UooHi,
2 cruet l,,w priced fancy print. 6 y ’
1 dir. 4-4 furniture dimity
1 do. long and .holt yellow ntnkin,
I do. cotton handauim hdkfi.
1 do. pullifat and M oira*, do.
2 do. 2-8 and «• I cambric and jaconet,
1 do. Leghorn Bolii ,r b*u
•* hale, heavy Scotch osnahnrgj
2 do. 3 I brown thirling,
I do. tL8 M Dover brown abeetinrt, Xo 2”
1 do. 6-4 “ Thame.'’ do. do.
2 do. -0.4 apron check.
I do. 4-4 a|.r»n and furniture do.
t do top .ail Ku.tia dock, for paildin;
and *1-4 botf jaconett., fo, hn.we™ rr "£, fcv V|.“i7a V I
T, vmM We‘l “,4rkft F'i«pV ■, I heir untal term,.
s__ 21-wit
n Safe of Augutta Spring,.
t *}??*?*n< ><y st.iM*,. i
to me, and duly recorded m the ofT.-i of the cle, k ... A ,
r;; T'n/i W"l ,r ,oW '•> rb,i« »"otiott 'rjt
* nil day of Aiicmt n**t, nn the ore,no*. II.. .
w-Anguitaa^n^Th.';,''^ h.:
Augdata, about 13 mile, N. 4V'. o, i.T r ""'T f*
valuable. Theru it on the preunte, a Affvt,,,*,f,s!.ri|1/
leu.*ive Td*"0", ITh: «B,I improvement, .r'e j?
Ker. TbeTaero . S.* <• «* mm,her of
^ ' Mwtff fri«l Ol fafi'l f'in(kini '||,tv irtia , f n,o>
^saa^Ss* o'r^r'XhVi r„- ^
& a siv;r^v,;xT.'K5s, ir.v.'"«; w“;
i/ The above „|e will he made with toy *T«n*
The Rdito,, „f ,he - ..nai'/mefftcr” and".1^,
firkiSur* M«*r.i|J,v* will m«^r( fh* above m »tv|v .1, t * , "
vH -eii'Iibvlr a'-tcuot# (or c"!?*cfk/B * ‘ y of'*ir’
Tr:-st , £ r',"‘ ,,lc Xrv> Vork St»t«iu»u.
in,r ,n ° Laf»y'"'—The following letter, giv
ing an account of Mi. Carter’s interesting vNif to
ha* corn'*?’ 'i* oi correspondence w hich
left himlnnd‘ Gur latest private information
for I a Tv ■? T"' °f Fra-Ce’ about “> embark
a j,)M >:"«*th® intention of returning over the
reader* m * rnenlJOn tllis cir™nirtance that our
lishino- 1 *ccouni /or the interregnum in pub
from him''» le.t,ert,» whifh 'noft occur until we hear
tion SW°- °f licb we are in daily expecta
[Editorial Correspondence.]
r>. . Paris, January, 1826.
wh^STT”1 »° La GranK®*occur'«dfour :ay«,
III as amn r.*Called a,,d fondly remember-?
of the fT,f ^haPP'nl °f my Ufe- A knowledge
1 ' ’hat General Eafayetle is frequently over
leave r. f°mpany’ and 11,31 1,e wee about t«
I. ® ,1S. COUn,ry residence with his family,
° * '.*.! 'v!7®r in P«r«. » f induced u*
to relinquish the idea of visiting L.« Grange for the
present; when some of our friends returns! from a
similar excursion, bearing to us a most friendly
note from the General, and expressing a hope that
we would visit him before going to Italy. Such a
.cmd and coidial invitation removed all doubts and
was promptly accepted.
. ?n.Lh®^rning ,he 27,h of December, we
took the Diligence for the village of Rose within
about two miles of which La Grange is situated.
forty miles in an easterly direction from Paris._
Our exit from the metropolis was through the
I .ace Royal, the Place Bastille, and the Place du
Trone; thence by the Barrier, Palace. a„d Fore-t
of V icennes, up the banks of the Morne, which is
one of the largest branches of the Seine, being
nearly as broad and deep as the river, in which i*t
loses its water and its name. In one place it
makes a circuitous route of several miles round a
htgh peninsula which is only half a mile across,
and through which a subterranean canal has been !
cut, navigable for boats. For the fimt few miles,
this route presented many interesting objects. Tne
palace of Vicennnes i« a large venerable pile, with
out much ornament, and occupied at present as a
state prison. Several events of some interest to the
tiaveller have transpired within its walls. Here
the two great Princes of Omule were imprisoned
tor years; and here Charles V. Cardinal Mazirine,
and Henry V. of England expired. The forest of I
Vincennes covers a large tract, consisting of a
small growth of natuial woods, through which
roads and vistas open in all directions.
At the distance of eight ar ten mile’s from Paris,
the road becomes dull, leading through an agricul
tural country not remarkable for its ferity, and
studded with little villages, which add nothing to
Us beauty. Midway in the journey, the Diligence
stopped at a small inn for breakfast or dinner, call
it which you will, as the bill of fare is generally
much ihe same, not even excepting soup. On the
plate from which I took my mutton clop, was a
representation of Gen. Lafayette on horseback, in
the attitude of storming a fortress, with the follow
ing inscription:
“ 11 s’el aiu-c le premier dam la Rcdnulte."
At a table on the opposite side of the room sat
a group of three ladies and a gentleman, whose
laces, dresses, and genteel manners attracted our
attention, and who were, as it was subsequently
ascertained, a part of Genera] Lafayette’s lamily,
going to town to attend the examination of a school!
But this was not the last of the curious incidents
which occurred at the hotel. A gentleman rode
rode with us from Paris to this place, in tiie same
department of the Diligence; without a word pas
sing between us, he taking us lor Englishmen, and
we supposing from his complexion that he was a
Portuguese or Spaniard. He turned out to be a
lieutenant in iheLnited States army, who was go
ing to La Grange on the same errand with our
| We readied the village of Hose nt 5 o’clock in
t.ie evening; and that no unnecessary claims might
be made to the hospitality of General La Fayette,
or his family subjected io any inconvenience, \vt
dined at the hotel, before taking a carriage and set*
ting out for La Grange, On arriving at the Cha
teau, the General gave us a warm reception, and
presented us to his numerous and interesting family,
consisting of a son, two daughters, and twelve
grand children, with a beautiful and accomplishet
daughter of Count Segur, together with two 01
three other inmates, making in all a circle of some
tiring more than twenty. Simplicity, politenesi
and a liability of manners, genuine kindness o
heart, and unaffected hospitality characterize th<
i whole group, from the patriarch himself down tc
the youngest of hi*descendant. They need onh
the American, name—a claim of nativity in tin
land of Washington and Franklin—to call forth all
the warmth and generosity of their feelings, mak
ing the stranger at once at home, and treating hitr
with the cordiality of a friend or brother.0 Tin
only uneasiness which the visitant experiences, oris
*f Irom a fear, that the proverbial politeness of tht
French, accompanied with all the enthusiasm o!
feeling, will subject the family to inconvenience*
on his account, and lead them to do too much foi
hif ha^pinc«9.
I he evoning glided away delightfully and a!mo«l
imperceptibly, in the midst of conversation on a
variety of topics, chiefly relating lo our country
»or the whole family talk, and seem to think of no
thmg else than the United States, where their feel
ings, their hopes, and iheir wishes all centre. The
General considers himself emphatically a citizen ol
the American Itepublic, and familiarly speaks of it
. • J ... v*jj, a# u lie ne nau been
there born and educated, lie receives a great num
ber of American newspapers, reviews and other
publications, and legitlarly correspond* with many
ot his frienJs in every part of the Union. These
various sources of information, perused with the
otmost attention, adned to the astonishing accuracy
of his abeet rations and recollections ot circum
stance* connected with his tour, render him better
acquainted with the condition of our country, than
almost any one of its actual residents: He has vis
ited every stale in the conledrrary under favorable
circumstances, having been introduced to the most
prominent individuals, and seen a large proportion
of the whole population in each. A package of
letters and papers had just reached him, and he
gave ti* a detailed account of events which were
new tout, and of an interesting character.
In the i*otir«e «»i the evening* he often reverted to
the scenes which he had visited, and to the friend*
w ith whom he had met and parted, with no expec
tation of ever seeing them again. Many anec
dotes were related, whirl, had escaped attention,
even in the voluminous leporte of our papers. 1 le
staled that during the thirteen month# occupied in
his tour, he travelled between rtftrm an<i grnm
trm thoutand mitt*) and that his health had l>c*n
greatly improved, instead of impaired, by the ne
ee^.,ry fatigues of such a constant scene of bu*.|*
and activity Jlefore he left home, he had been
troubled with a chronic affection, which had en
tire y disappeared; and hi* health is »s perfect a*
hts happiness at the result of his visit. I could ;
aot but feel a degree of pride anj pleasure, that our I
country had in any degree been instrumental in eon-!
nbutmg to the domestic felicity of SUrh a man and
;nrh. fam.ly, who nmil all, and if passible, more
hat, all (he gratitude and e»te,m they have recHv
?d a! our haasu
r /v°r#* re^rlI|g to our chamber* to dream only of
roornsnl"^ W* eX“mlned eome of '*'« princi|»»J
rooms °f the Chateau, our hospitable friends kindly
actmgas expositors. The furniture is perfectly neat,
*alre" ?*«»«“• bu* b,?ars no ,nirk of extra va
il it h fi UX.|Ury'~n0tb,ng wl,ich is incompatible
• re ned taste, and a republican simplicity of
manners nothing which does not conduce more
°.^?V*n,*n«e con,fort than to show; and
which could be compared in point of richness and
^plendor as the General himself remarked, with
wbat he lud gratuitously been made master of in
his tour through the United States. The orna
mentsate nearly all American. In the hall at the
head of the stairway, and forming the entrance to
he drawing room, is a portrait of General Wash
ington, with the colors of the frigate Brandywine,
(presented by Commodore Morris on his arrival at
Havre ) hung in graceful fcstn0„s around the al
most idolized picture. On the riithr as the father
ot his country, is a tine portrait of Franklin, co
pietl by one of the accomplished Brand-daughters of
» neral Lafayette. In a conspicuous part of the
halt, stands an admirable bust of President Adams,
presented by Mrs. Adams, just Iwfore the General
left M ashington. To the-e are added a portrait of
Commodore Morris, (taken by particular request,)
ami several pictures connected with the history of
our revolution.— The rotunda or drawing room,
contains, be-ides other decorations, a painting of
the siege of Yorktown, and a portrait of General
ad-worth, the revolutionary friend of Lafayette.
jA 1( o’clock, which is uniformly the hour for
retiring at La Grange, we took leave of the family
lor the night, and were shown into our bed-chain
,l’’vinS keen notified, that the ringing of
t le Chateau bell would summon us to breakfast at
< the next morning. Our apartments werein the
same style of neatness and comfort as the sitting
rooms, with a cheerful wood fire blazing upon the
hearth, and carpets covering the polished oaken
noor. As is usual in French houses, furnished
with tewer conveyances than this, each chamber
had a bureau, or writing desk, containing an am
ple supply of pen, ink and paper, together with
the other appendage* for scribbling, all under leek
and key. The temptations of such comforts, the
whistling of the wind round the Gothic tuirets and
antique, windows of the Chateau, with the delights
of the fire side reverie on the event* of the day” in
duced us to protract our waking dreams to a late
In the morning a grey headed servant, who is i
almost as old as the master whom he loves, and '
from whom he has imbibed his kindness of heart,
opened the door gently, and performed his ofiiee
of rekindl ng the fire, with such studied quiet, au
would scarcely disturb the slumbers of a sick bed.
We reached the drawing room in season, to see
the members of the happy family appear one after
another, and share the paternal kiss. Breakfast
was served up in a large lia]| on the grouud floor,
in the usual French style, with wine, ami coffee
a,ter the desert. I he table was crowned with
abundance, without superfluity; anil a circle of
smiling faces would have rendered a less sumptuous
repast agreeable. Among the rarer di-lies, w as a
kind of pie sent a^a delicacy to the General, from
some of his friends at Strasbourg.
After breakfast was over, we walked out in com
| p iny with Washington Lafayette and the whole
group of ladies, to ex-mine the exterior of the
i Chateau, and the farm, of which scarcely a glance
had as yet been obtained. La Grange was former
ly a fortified baronial cas le; and no’.wi listandin
tho inodilica ions it has unde?gone, much ol its
antique and feudal clnrac cr still remains. It was
once surrounded by a deep double moat, sections
j which fit.ed with wa'er, have been preserved,
and the rc-idue filled up either for the sake of
| health or convenience. The edifice eonsis s of a
centre, perhaps n hundred feet in leng’h with two
wings of about the same dimensions, and joining it
at right angles. From traces still vis Lie, a gallery
evidently extended across at the other extreu ily
Oi the wings, enclosmg a quadrangular courtyard,
stronglv del ended, with only one entrance under
, a lofty arch in the northern wall, guarded by a
! portcullis.
The Chiteau is three stories high, plainly con
structed of a hard and d*rk coloured stone, rendei
ed of a deeper line bv its venerable age w.d long
exposure to the climate. Two Gothic towers ol
a co ica! slope ri tt from the ends of each of the
wings, and form almost the only ornament. The
approach is by a winding avenue on the northern
side, leading through a thick grove of evergreens
and other trees, and tinder the arch alread/nien
tloned, around which hang festoons of ivy, planted
by the celebrated Charles James For, in one of I,is
visits to I>a Grange. 'Die beautiful plant j* ns
green as his men ory, and rai titles nearly the whole
facade of the Chateau. I s luxuriant foliage, shad
ing the grey walls, the thick cope bordering the
moat, ami the four antique turrets half concealed
by «he intervening branches, prerent a view on this
side, seldom equalled in an airy rural, quiet, and
unostentatious retirement. An artist from’ oui
Country has taken several veiy exact sketches ol
I*i Grange, plates of which Will hereafter be pub
As the morning was bright and pleasant, though
the ground jet verdant, was covered with a heavy
hoar frost, we made a circuit of a mile or tw'c
over the farm which is one of the largest, as wii
as the most complete, in France. It contains fivr
hundred seres, lying |n one body, in the form ol
a circle, with the chateau in the centre. Great
pains have been taken to round it off in this way,
by exchanges of contiguous territory. It is divi
ded according to the most approved models, into
| suitable proportions of tillage, pasture, end wood
land, with the minor compartments of gardens and
orchards. The General has planted Hirer thuumnd
apple trees, which are yet sum I, but thrifty, open
ing in vistas all over his plantation- He *i» much
engaged in ti,e cultivation of fruit of the belt
I hr «oil of tins large fr.-ief, though rot perhaps
remarkable for ios natural fertility, has been highly
improved by culture, a-H yield* wheat wiih oti.rr
agricultural products in abundance. It is finely
wooded and watered. Half a mile from the house
in the direction of Jlose, there isa large and living
fountain, cradled in a green vatu, end she.lered
from the sun in summer by a groVc of verier*!,!,,
oaks. Its limpid waters at this eeasen, repose on
a bod of autumnl leaves, and areas pure a* they are
copious. From this rural and requeatered retreat
a distant view of the chateau on one *i le, and of
two little villages, with a spire to each,’ and the
smoke curling above them, on fhemhrr, makes a
•PjiH and cheering picture No; far from the hum
an., \\ ashmglon La Fayette, (whose name ner
baps f somewhat too familiar !r for the sake ol
distinction.) !* much engaged in construe'lag an
ice house, upon the plan of some of those l»e
in our country. In «ho,t. nearly all the improve
ments ol I,i Grange, now in progress, are acco.d
mg *3 American models.
On #ur return from this d'lightf-1 prorrenade,
and after resting for a lew minutes, wo «nre
merely consigned frrun the hands of rns part nfi
the family, to receive the assiduous attentions of
another. The Go ,-ral hnns-lf areolhpained t,„ to
the farm-yard, which in point of practical utility
i- rao-e interesting, espcria’Jy to the cr» „{ •,! I
American, tf,„, ail ,|.e r*,k< and |>les,.ire ar*md»
tvehave seen in &rcV~. A range of ti.nl.nj
jJSi tcreo^oundOPTI^T' t T? ^ 9**
i er/narr I g u> * ne nrst of these is the
: 5r sa •-«
iSIT-* 'v|ie>tof.n .xcelleiu quality! Xlw
iri^«ofS,Sn0o' ft.dhSk.t°fl,e15tolnJ
buildings It’ occu,,,ecl ano,tw' portion of the
la£Xarfe21rTcf.2 ^ ^
which )ia,l i . back» the same n»me,
the hero him-^f t T ,r,UD,PI,al ‘rchee; and to «*o
new kind of Jl* ?VnR uP°n’lhe construction of a
the x\uie,ican AF ^ UP°n/ P,an recommended in
cwTlTlliT*'' *A.mo°8 thc *"««.y-m»
I i . # o"* ^roin Switzerland, heat to the
I^Ho kUmb frirdSin that C0Un,rJi and four of
laltimwe Tk * ,,rC,,Pnte,, by ^ttcmon.of
Mvea"7h« onh i73? mxeDt of horsfs »• as exten
m.kb p Vhe 101,1,9 °f <,ome*t»c animals. Ira
making the circuit, we next came to the farm
j house, kitchen and dairy, the walls of which are
dwiBuidn<?«hW<il> “ n,,0p ''f ,he wht!c Plantation,
2n,,Snh*frd appropriated to each depart
ra '■ ' .* n follows the pens containing aewal
kev7aInd,n^0:/,n'^V,8, am0"* W,,ich are "i!d tur*
keys and pa ridges from the United States, (intend,
ed it possible, to be domesticated,) ducks which
Pans T„ ? Pre5,C,,t Uie GarJe" of . «
Per .I e l'P*,r jf beau,'^u* Mexican pbea.snts.
new ho,,, "7 ’ and <0r ,he American partridge, n
.j S. ‘ J Lrp R01”8 up’ tobe artificially warmed by
from ’ v J these animals, may be added . dog
* ’ a.^ ,,nP°o» and a racoon fiom our forests,
va d Th^l n ,hC cba,eau> instead of th.farm
5 , 1 ”e la'ter is so lame, as to play about the
parlour, and clin.b tip into the General’s lap
17° . ’ ‘'J0 bdI ca,,ed 03 «> dinner, wh*h
was bountiful, „nd served up without any formal
parade. Among the peculiar dishes were lentiles,
much resembling boiled peas ; and a rich kind”f
pastry, such as wc had not found i„ the infinite
assortment of a Paris table. A desert of apples,
pears, and dry fru.ts, with three or four varied™
cr°wned the fes^
doubt t>>./!>? b°ardV 1 Iie General entertains no
doubt hat the grape from which the latter is made
would flourish in the United State* ; but whether
the wine could be produced is more problematical,
as il l* confined to one province in France, and de
peni.s much on a peculiar quality of the sod It
is, however, my intention to rend horn* slip.of.lv
vine, by way of experiment.
volu?n7|ring '7 drawin& ,00m- a large folh>
volume, bound with red morocco, and richly gilr
was found lymg upon the table. It was PrL?nt
ed o the general just before he sailed from Wa«h
ington ; and contain* a transcript of all tha addres
ses to lum by tne authorities of New Yotk Tim
specimens of ornamental penmanship are certainly
elegant, and have excited general admiration attho
Chateau. % Its side was a voluminous portfolio,
containing portraits and autographs of public per
sonages in h ranee since the commencement of ths
levoluuon—both brought out for our amusement,
i A,ter tea the ladies favored us with a great va
riety of songs and music upon the piano, which
j they play with much taste and skill. One of the
! nu"'her, finding that her voice and execution could
| contribute to the enjoyments of the social circle
j an.l forgetting herselt in endeavoring to add to tire
| common stock of pleasure, continued to sit at the
I Jl'an®’,'.,n *,,c 'vas -elicited to leave it. instead of
Uie ordinary request to remain longer. This mxrlc
Ot politeness was so peculiar, that it appeared to
j me worthy of record nnd imitation. Amonethe
1 Untie*)1 £7e*’ .VVa9 °"f Vr. "V° co,,1P°3ed in the
United States, during the Gen.raj’s visit.
,.P o’clock in the evening, we manifested an.
intemion to return to Rose that night, and set out
nu ,qrv of ,*}”! ,, ?nir'ff> desiro,,s tbat if «he has.
pltality of the family were not already exhauwed
by a visit, wh.ch seemed too Jong for stran-era
who had no Other claim than simply that of being
Amencan-, a share of it might be reserved (or
others. Upon the republican principle.* of
1 feelings of generosity and kind
"eH" towards even tlie humblest citizens of the U
Mates i&now no bounds. Favour alter favour de
seendie spontaneously upon the vi.itant like th<s
dew; and tn view of the paternal sfection mani
est. il on this occasion, our roun r> might aUdros
to us illustrious benefactor the forcible aportro
phe-"inasmuch as thou hast done it unto tLe
kast of t.mse my children, thou hast done it unto
me. I ictevts as plausible as genuine hospitality
; rc<;u:rc, were urged «i.h a politeness that could
uot be resisted, and the result was a happy nro
| ongation of our visit. P 0
i After bicakfast on the following morning the
Genera, conducted us to his Library, which Is on
the third floor, m one corner of ’he Chatetu. The
windows, which in summer are shaded by a copse
of ren* lifting their aged branches from below
look in two .tiiections and command a view of a
rural domain such as Cincinnatus or Washington
would have enjoyed, and such as its own pionrk;
tor would not exchange for an empire. lathe
anti-chamber, and ti c apartment itself, are several
likenesses of his friends, transatlantic as well as
1 kdropean; and in-cveral neat ca.es, on which tlie
i haH been bestowed, arc depo.iud ait
1 'h*-little presents he has received from our coun
try men, from the sacred memorial* of his- beloved
; Washington, down to the humblest pledges of
gratitude and esteem collected in his late tour. —
i i’he whole makes an extensive museum, which* is
guarded with more vigilance, ai d is shown hy the
family with more delight, than would apparently
be felt in exhibiting the costliest colleoimn of dia
moods. All the articles were taken out of th^ir
• p,ac7\for Mjrpwtiflh; and the history of them
j detailed with a familiarity, which proved how
, much they are valued One of the most conspiep.
' °,w of '‘"l" memo tala is a beautiful model 0f lh*
i 'VHierwork. at Philadelphia, which the General
; look to pieces, to point out thn inssmili.
i construction. #
T»m blirary itself contains about two thouaanil
volumes of well selected book*. A large- pro
portion of these were pre«ented by hi* friend._
One compartment is filled entirely with American
works, containing a majority of our best public*.
| lions. Additions ared«iiy making to (be codec*
t on, by the attentions of his correspondent*. Tho
Phi lletta Kappa Oration of Mr. Kverett, and the
Address of Mr. Webster before the Hunker ||j|i
Association are cherished among tlie choicest trea
s ires. It was a curious incident, that I aho- lj
here recognize the copy of the Columbiad. which
h . l bem brought to me at New York a yenr pre
vio.w. for examination a. a specimen of aplendlJ
binding, before it was presented to J,*fayett«
Having passed an hour or two in the librae anJ
f! 'nC<,J *' l*" 'n,«reV":« <nnt«n>s,we tot k another
long walk wbh the lad icq, over th* farm, purauin*
* •'iftercnt route from what h«d been taken on the
pr-redirg day, and treading many a bye-path In a
.one circuit through the woodland*. A k««n I)#
member hit imparted an additional tinge to com
plezions naturally rosy- and to the eye of a poet ■
-o:n- of our fair companion*, in their ramble* ih*o*
'»*»•!•'I copses and grove* of o*k, might hat o
aceme.i like Oryad*. In the course of ihl* prome
nade, one of the daughter* of General J^fayette
ga*e. me a circumtanlial account of hi* i«np-i'a*w
me.,l . irdof the suffering* both of him
.If an! family. The al^ry is long-, ar{j

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