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«iKN. JACKSON TO Ills ARM V.
A t lilt IIATTLK OF >hW OMLKANrf f'“ Hr.o. \V. 1*. Cvutik, Ksq. of Arlixuton. 1V.\k—”Scots u’ha?ii utj’ II*-allace bltit." I. OnruriJ'i er irue! Tlia dawning day hbra) Ire prcud K"t in lull array— k>.,tr (hail t»e join m hal'le ft*) , Oi |tan>, hi* grand » uipi it'. II. * rim signal rock'll, u'rtrnr g'sfr, b'tranis llrro’ the grey and in Illy air. »Viniade., t>» a mi l F*rvj>»ir. prepare l*'w( l'lalb. or Victory. 111. * What tbo' we play at War’s dread game #(sein*t fearful and vit’ian lame, < 'nuna It *, this day, uri'll earn a trams 4' r b.r'a poatertly. IV _ They ei nre, thrv oimt-i gal!"’' tra tt, til'Hint Ltaftalia, crowd the jl.nu. Many tytll ue’er rekiru a*i|n, U' t. - nt ami irietid* so d-ii V. V'.ant deep our eoluui*. in llie firb* -- And while an atm a sword cau wl*nl •rut r uuniry"? banner tnurl not yr..i J j lmeuruu’s ruthless hau l. VI. Ye Woodsmen, bred uinl fm til gsii.e Of the eagle rye. and sinewy liaine Sir yc uphold lb* rrnessued name . g J Of the Hunting Sturts, tbit day. vn. Tis dene.' The smoke doth slowly rite llehold a right t* glad your ey The *he:t« red foe, al. t u kleu .‘hr* Huzza for victory. VIII. •'Til nobly i’w*. This mighty blow lias laid the fill invades low; * Sljrw mcicy to a gallant luc— hlircy adorns (he brave. , IX. (’itarrK'.!, rr :icc— ’(is yours to save flr/tujy (mm h.irir., while Ju»l_v grave la all tb'i/foot;/ foeuitu have On this irr mcital day. X. r ntf m vr, rtiurDiD§ lo rara ttoni* Willi Uurt-iUJ mtath by rsluut i»ont May all «iijoy, the envied bov-u i Ol rie'nutlt t».nl love, xi. 1 Fu'fwdl, mv kuir! May good rat o’< j ; * >e And (>••*.t»r*’ art, and pvat#’l»yj, Ttanm.it your w >:tb to dijtant *U*s 1 out liluliitewltglty. X If. An.) 1)101:1 a fi r, Invade our Ian I, OM tf ick’f y, with a patriot ham). Will hope unre ninreto make a itao'J, And atitke for tklwy. •The Driliib tin civ up a rignal rocket w'ueu advancing lo thfc attack. tThe oddi were imlr ad, fearful io arronnt of miuahera on l’i® tide of the entuiy— wliusa fotr.e wn compoiedof etf'ctiti-a.-,d v-lran tr.vopi, wtuio "f the a-tny of Jackrcn, scarcely a tenth, perhaps twentieth,*!! liii small array bade vet bt lore licaul the whistling of an'adveriary’i hsll. JThe Hunting Skirts, nobly uphel! Ilirir ancient Jt high re nown on the ever memorable -th of Jaeuary. ,Thu humane attentions bestowed by lb- victorious Jackson upon the wounded of the enemy, claimed and received their warmest acknowledgments. |,That Meanly and Booty were the war w ,rd*, or as in old er times would be t»rmed the war cry, used on the tilh ol January to cicit® the Uritbh toJJifrt to d-r ls of despera’e daring, aud tliat violation oud plunder were to be the rewards of success, no one doubts at this trine cl day. 1 O'. S. Telegraph. - I .!• DOCUMENTS. The followin'; is the Jit port of the Joint Com mittee to the Legislature on Friday last—Accom panied by the letters of Messrs. Campbell nnd Pendleton, (two of the Mr-.i: rr; of the Executive Council > REPORT OF ’l HE COMMITTEE. The Joint Committee of the Senate and House of Delegates, appointed to examine the Treasu rer's accounts,have according to order, perfurm s:J the duty assign*-.! them, and rcspectfui.y sub mit the following remarks anil documents: The Treasury Oiiice having, witliiu the .year, t»cen under the control oi tlitlercnt individu als^theCommittee will first notice its state, for that part of the year embraced by thr arroun*® of the unfortunate .Terinan Baker; during wliicb period, the details cf business appeared to have been well ordered; and the various duties imposed by law,for the regulation ol thcoliice, observed. Without e.;y ? .a*t:i..l omission. Suitable i.oukj hail been provided, in w hich were stated, tn n per e;itcuou-' maun ■ -, the aeronnliof money received lor public t;»3t = untl lmpositions; nnd paid in pur t-nance of a* bt and votes of tho Gcner. I Assembly. Those accounts in every instance, were sup ported by warrant®, in sub t.in.-e such as the law requires; nothing appearing upon the face of the account®, or character of the voucher®, calculate*! to excite the slightest suspicion, that any diver sion or misapplication cf the public monies had oc curred, and the Committee believe that had detec tion of tho lVaml upon tho Treasury rested alone upon tho facts furnished by the Treasurer’s books, there yet would have been no developcment. Having completed so much of their examina tion, as related merely to the accounts of the late T casurcr.the Committee proceeded to examine the accountsof the present incumbent in office. Law son Burfoot. They found that all which had proven *. .tillable n the manner of keeping the accounts ly the iormcT Treasurer, have hern adopted by the pre tent; to which hu has added some valuable im srevements, simplifying the lorms and ci.iiini.u ptipg to tins pro t r semrity if tie public funds. The Annua) Report of the Treasurer fur the last lisc.il year, ending tiie doth .September, i-dS, lias already put the General Assembly in possession of tire material facts relating to the amount ol the public funds, and bow they were disused of at that time; it remains only for (he committee now to say in'confirmation ol the Itcport, that bv a careful comparison of it with the Treasurer's books, and also from statements furnished by the Presidents of the two II inks, they have, no uout t df its accuracy. The disasters in the Treasury, notwithstanding the management of that department of tli. Go vernment is subjected io a quarter-yearly exam;-1 nation by a Committee of the executive and an- , nyally Iry a Committee of tin; Legislature have j warned this Committee that too much diligence1 cannot be. used in discharge of the important duty confided to (hern, 'i hey have, therefore, subject ed the accounts and ollicial conduct of the present Treasurer to a most minute scrutiny; by which, had error existed in cither, it would in all proba bility have heeti',detected. Kach item in the account of receipts and disbursement*, wa* supported by proper vouchers, :.i,d arranged under its appropri ate head; (he balances on the books at the end of cvefy rnon'h, were found to correspond exactly with the Keport: and the additions throughout were revised by members of the Committee fill in Iht combination of number», md found to be aret:r.»lc if. a r;markable degree. By reference to tbc. Journal*, it in-'.y 1 e, pr reived that i* lia* been tin* general practice of Committee*, appointed to evmine the I rea*ttr*r'a accounts, to coni.tie t>i*-ir investigatmii* to tbc preceding fiscal year exchi-ivfly; arid to this cir cumstance in «oir;c ;n»a*wref m-y hi i<cribcd (he concealment of t>. • recent Fp-culahon* upon the '1 rca»’iry. I his tr>.*-» hievoijs practice, is «tippo*****) to have originated f* m * • ! >w ph«*?i! ki tlie year ■ Whatever reasons n. , have pro ’, ir. I the <■ 1 inge; j l owri< cf the convenience ol the department-^/! Government, (tvhirh -re required (• make the r j • nirml rejorts !>y th* meeting of tbc Gen . d ,\« Si'mbljV -T1V *•» promoted, or )eg,station ted ar. t ha*f*n«,j (herabv nevcrthrle*s, in the 0 pi n ire of *h is Cam matter, the p- .irticc i* iricom-i patitile wi'h the safety of the public monies, irid *h*y have therefore prosecuted their eXsThinshon *■ re ■ ' ’ I • • 0 <y of T'l.-cml.r. 1825. »v4icu having oiitj.ued Irom (lit* lii st and second Auditors, Abstracts show ing how much money should have been received and paid out by the Treasurer, up to that time, they counted (be money in the Treasury office, and addressed inquiries to the Presidents of the two Banks as to the slate of the funds in the Hunks to the credit of the Commonwealth, James River Company, Hoard of Public Works and Literary fund, who lutnished statements, by which toge ther with the precautions taken, satisfactorily was established the accuracy *f the Treasurer’s ac counts then; and also at the end of the tircal year. Hie nruexed statement is a summary view ol the -date ol die public funds on the 29th December, 1328, viz: Halancj* to the credit of the Commonwealth on the books ol the Treasury office on the morning of 29th Dec. 1828. $3)6,422 10 Do to credit on Literary Fund, 19,290 l»2 Do to credit of the Jaures IUver Company, 23,600 O'. TV 111 seeit of the Hosrtt of Pnlv lie Work-. . 732 G9 $357,036 37 H\ reports ol the Presidents of the Hajik nt \ ieginia and Farmers’ Hank nt Virginia, there is on depo sit follows, viz: In the Ilauk of Vir ij ginia, to the credit of ; the Commonwealth, $158,361 72 1 < >f the Houid of l’ub ; lie Works, 733 69 * James It. Company 21,,0.91 4) " $181,975 82 ; Deduct check issued • 4 1 th July, ;n favor of : John A. Smith and uot * presented $15 13 ; Al'O a check on Jas. River Company,issued •>n 27th Dee. $1450 06 *1,165 9 3 $479,610 69 In Farmers’ Rink , of Virginia to credit , cl Commonwealth, $158,717 94 r Lit. Fund 18,809 65 $177,527 ?9> Deduct checks <Ira wuSoiotprc scnted for pay ! ment, viz: to I*. Mali one, issued »thI>cc.for$27 t*. Street, 27th of Dec.$1II «*_•; 'J'. Griffin. 27ili for $112 80;Mr. llaxull, i*«ucd iT-.h, for $100 JO " 391 02 ■- 17.7,1:,6 77 $356,747 -1(7 Amount in Treasury of fice $292 SI , Deduct gain in charge 3 40 By actual count ilbS 91 -$857,036 37 4 he sensation nmiUiceil on the public mind by the defalcation ol the late Treasurer, has, in the opinion of the Committee, made it their duty as representatives of the people, to endeavor to ac ; count to the General Assembly, and through it, ; to the people, how and where it has happened; and by what means the vigilance of the Commit 1 ice* ot the Legislature has been eluded: in this effort they regret that they have not been more successful. Much time was expended in attempting to trace the various transactions of the Treasurer, from ! his books and checks through the Banks: They : examined on oath, many persons; having sum 1 ironed all such, as the Committee were induced : to suppose from their situations as clerks in the : different offices about the Cnpitol, and employ ment in the Banks, could most probably throw light upon the. subject of investigation. Of those who gave evidence, the deposition of the follow* ; ing persons, the Committee have thought proper , to report, viz: William G. Pendleton, Clerk of the L Richmond High Court of Chancery; William Dandridge, Cashier and Anthony Kobinson, jr. first Teller of (he Bank of Virginia; Wm. Neker vis, Cashier and-Boyce, first Teller of the 1 aimer’s Bank of Virginia. M hetlicr the evidence here embodied, together with the imperfect history given of this rffair is calculated to cause a belief that there has been culpable negligence cn tUc part of any person or persons whose duty it was to have guurded the interest? of the Commonwealth; how far any of ficer Or agents of cither of the Banks of Virginia may Lave connived atlhe fraud,or suppressed any well-founded suspicion, thet the Treasurer was misapplying the public monies, the Committee do no? intend to express an opinion. This Committee arc inclined to think, that no view which a preceding Committee of the Legis lature could have taken of tb- Treasurer’s account as exhibited by the books V bis office, compared v.ith the statements furnished by the B.ink, could have discovered, the fad, the time, or manner of the misapplication of the public money. That there was not as much money in (he Bank? to the credit of the Commonwealth, and the different funds, as there should have been, is now apparent; but then the Committee relied upon the literal accuracy or the statements of the Banks !urni«hed by the Presidents at the request of the Committee. I,y those statements, it appeared, 'hat there wa« as much money in the Banks, a? r there should have been. Not knowing the Banks were in the habit of crediting deposits made in checks a« rush, am! suffering those chocks to ro muri without being presented for one or morn 1 !>•■>, they were naturally led to suppose, that the . amount of vtone)/ if* B.itik JkuI been correctly reported to them by the pinsideot of the Banks and not a fictitious amount crjated by cioasclieck 1 m dP - .is i crr.nimr do no*, doubi, bol that the di ver-ion of (he public money lias been concealed, by (be o ’' ins ot checking upon one Hank, or one fond in ! ivor ol another, which thereby produced a iirtition* credit, having the effect, whilst the checks were in transitu of giving credit to both lianas lor tin* p-nne sum. When tins deception commenced, m matter of conjecture;* it must however, necessarily have been kept up at tiin • nit r,t each month during the deficiency, and ■ Uicre deficiencies must have existed at different times. I lie con-, cnicrd pretext of ti,i« mode of checking and distributing the state of the different funds, i furnished by the act passed the 27th Jan. 181 t, entitled -in «ici c*i amend an «irff incorporating the r armor*' Hank of Virginia, by which act it h made the duty of the Treasurer to deposit in luo moieties in the Hank of Virginia, arid Far mers Hank ot \ irgiuia, all monies received in the Treasury. Had the propriety ot (his mole of cheeking been questioned; under cover of this buy, the I reasurer would have replied, he thus checked to equalize deposit*. For further information, the Committee rider to the accompanying documents. in conclusion, your Committee would remark, th.it at ihe moment of finishing the above report^ the eply of the Executive tu a resolution of the lb- i-e of D< Is* ilt-s, requesting information touch mg tV* defalcation of the late 'Treasurer, has acci dcotalK-, met their view through the medium of 5i public print, and not in that mode of direct com i?»ehCe!"'U’ ' ],y «'*»*« and propriety in ti ‘ . . 1 l,r.v have, moreover, at the ramo ^ "r"M-d to their consideration, the in ,n t lT',N ?f " F Pendleton and .! n ‘ -'nip . , members nr the Executive C ,un ci. upon which, they deem it unm-ces, ,.-y to com (Signed) I MV T. DA DR. r. C S - VINCENT W1TCIIEH, if;. C. II n. A (nit of the resolution of (he House of Dele gates ot the 21 lost, addressed to the Executive, require?': me, who was a member of the Tom rmtlte to exam i n into the state of the Treasury, **e--- St CH--*e- the V9«MS07 >0 give a more detailed report of the proceeding* ot that Committee than has been hitherto furnished. On the 29th of Dec. 1827, Col. Campbell and myself were appointed a Committee of the Exe cutive f'ouncil to • xamincthc Auditor’-and Trea surer’s Offices for the quarter ending inst.— Two year- previous, our Committee bad been ap poin- 1 after the quarter had expired; but on this occasion, (I believe upon our own suggestion) wo i were appointed btforr, with the avowed ofjrrt of i counting the money in the Treasury Office at 'he j end of tin- quniter—not that wesiq.po«ed nnv thing |*o be wrong, but because we had long be for, a l greed it was the only proper inode ot examining J the Treasury : 1 supposed Mr. IJakcr perfectly J honest in the discharge of his official duties, al tbo I believed him very much embarrassed in bis pecuniary affair-. On the morning of the first of Jan. we met in 'll" Trrasu v Office aril coijotf i tin,* i.: jr.t-v *r.r1 ' ■ *•< accounts against ; •»». Leisure. as they could readily iurnidi.and on ; the Presidents ot the Hanks for certificate* of de i posit. In a day or^ two, wc having obtained these : accounts and certificates, compared them with the Treasurer’s accounts, and found them to corr s j pond so nearly, that wc were warranted in saving !“ 8,1 was well.” Notwithstanding the corres * pondcnce in these accounts,the first suspicion 1 cn f terffiined was created at this time. The Treasurer ‘ had manifested an unreasonable desire to know <lte r»stilt of our settlement, and shewed ton much i anti-faction when he found the accounts rorrespond j ' ’l'’1'* the investigation would have rested until j iat te vf arch.when th* Auditor’s Hook-would l ave l he--i; ' ;ought up, hut for the su-pirioiis created J principally by Mr. Bak*r I ■ imself Others appear h <-d dissatisfied—among tfu-m were members of the I rea-ury Committee of the Legislature. Uudor : these circumstances 1 felt i* a solemn duty topros ” ecu'e 'he investigation farther. I went to the Kar * mer“’ Hank and had a ronversa'ion with Mr. Ne j kervis, the result of which was, that he thought it J was possible a fraud might he practised hv making s a deposit of a check at the end of the month. He ( had referred to his books and gave me a mcmor.in , dum of one for $9880, expre—ing at the same time , me opinion uiai u was probably made with a view . of equalizing the deposits. Mr. Nekervi* says, • he tmtotioned the other check from the Hank of * A irginia, but it he did 1 had no memorandum of ; •*. «'or have I any recollection of it a» this time._ ; Never having beard of a cross-check in my life, I 4 suppose I concluded an enquiry info one would 1 suffice. I consulted the lionks in the 2d Auditor’s ; office, and could find no payment which would jus tify such a deposit as the one in question I con I eidered this ns additional evidence, tlio’ not rourlu * sive, why I should prosecute the enquiry It [ ~om*> days before ar. opportunity presented itsdrof | making the enquiry of the Treasurer in the man ner I wished.—When 1 did make if. which was f doac with as much delicacy as possible, he answer led me so promptly, tint no such money had been ’ received, but that it was necessary to equalize the ; deposits, shewing me at *Jie same time that there , was a deficiency of that particular fund in that ; ilank, I concluded I had done him great injustice by my suspicion. From this time 1 almost ceased to think upon the subject, until I accidentally heard fromamem . ber of the Legislature, that the Treasurer had oh I jeeted to the passage of n hill, requiring the depos ! its to be nude to (lie credit of the Commonwealth, iiWoad of the Treasurer Whatever others might | think of it, I w as very certain the Treasurer could • not object to it from any other motive, but to abuse | his trust—l’.ut suspicions are not proofs. About the 20th of March, I was informed that the books in I the Auditor's office would he ready in a lew days, and according to our usual custoin it was nocessa I T *o prepare for our report. I resolved to go to (he Ranks and require an additional certificate of i deposits sigaed by the Cashiers. The certificates ! were the same as those made by the Presidents on I the 2d Jan. At this time the subjec' of a deposit of I checks on the last of a month, wav renewed by Mr. Nekervi* and myself; he spoke of thorn as creating more suspicion than before, and explained the na ture of cross-checks. As soon as I was made sensible of the nature of eross-elicrking, 1 never doubted but that was the way hv which the Treasurer had eluded detection. I immediately roinrnunicat. d these facts to rny rot | league, who having examined th<* subject, came to •tho same conclusion with iny«elf. I The proceedings of the Committee after this time . being known to both of us, were communicated in I our Iteport to the Executive a lew days after tlie death of the Treasurer. W. F. PENDLETON. Council Chamber, Jan. 6th, 1829. Jllchmonri, January 'Ah, 1828. To tuf Governor of VinoiNiA, S1K : In consequence of a resolution adopted by the House of Delegates on the 2d in«t calling upon the Executive for certain information in re lation to the detection of the late Treasurer in the defalcation that was discovered in March last, it be i comes necessary and proper tint I should submit , the following statement, which 1 respectfully ask f may be communicated to the House. I was a member of the Executive Committee, whose duty it became to make known the defalcation aforesaid, and I most willingly disclose every circumstance and fact, connected with this transaction, which caine within my knowledge wl ich may he calcu lated in any degree to shew, “ how the discovery was made, in what manner, and at what time it was made.” Two members of (lie Executive Council arc ap pointed as it is known to the Legislature, every three month®, to examine (lie Auditor’s and Trea surer’s accounts This lu'v devolved upon each committee, once a year. Mr. Pnndlelon and my self were associated in the performance of it, and | tho quarter ending on the 31st of December i* that | portion of the year whose fiscal transactions it has i belonged to us to examine. It is proper that I should here s’ate before I proceed farther in the detail of facts which will follow, tli it f had not the slightest suspicion of any misconduct on the part of tho Treasurer, until. I think, abut a week before hi* tragical end, and, the discovery of the def ileation.—As a man of in- | tegrhy he stood as high in mv estimation m nnv citizen of <i*n Commonwealth, f was on terms of great infimacy with h'iin. I mention these | facts to shew, how difficult it was under such cir I ciunstances to admit into my mind, any tiling like suspicion as to Ills integrity. 1 knew nothing of iiis private transactions, or great embarrassments, until some weeks before his death. The law re quires the committee “ to repair fo the Treasury Office at the cud of the quarter for (he purpose ‘ of examining the settlement made hy the Auditor ‘ and Treasurerpletccling errors in simh settlcmrnf, ‘ if there he any, ascertaining the money on depo * sit in the Hanks and the money in the Treasury, ‘ which committee shall make report thereof to the * Executive, and if it shall appear to their sntisfac ‘ lion that the Treasurer lias misapplied the public ‘ money or treasure committed to his care, it is ‘ made the duty of die Executive to displace him * and appoint a successor.” In order lo comply strictly with this law, as far as it can be complied with (for it is impossible fo execute it literally, although in its spirit and object it may 1 ",) I had given notice to the Treasurer, and 1 believe Mr. Pendleton bad a'so.some months before the period of our examination, had arrived, that it would he necessary for him to admit ns into die Treasury Office on fhe last day nf the quart nr after the office teas close t, and the business of the Treasury had erased for that day. for the pur pose of counting die money in die Treasury Office; or we pitist he admitted the next tn >rning before the business commenced—For it will he observed, that if die count is not mi le precisely tailhin that j time, it rannol be made at all. Or at all cv rif« if it is made, it will not exhibit an accurate state ment of die sum in the Treasury Office at the end of the quarter, f lining the business hours of the Treasury, which,in the winter,is fromboVloek in the morning until three in the c/ening;'li« stale of the Treasury is changing, dial is increasing nr j diminishing every hour in the day. If we'had i made tiie fount at 2 o’clock on fho last day of the quarter, viz. the 31st December, large sums might have been paid out of the Treasury or re ceived ln‘o it, before the office closed on that day. If it had been made on the next day, it would have exhibited no true statement of wh.if was in the office the preceding day, it die end of the quarter. i bn Hanks close at 3 o’clock—the time when the Treasury office closes; and before (he Trea«»|. I ry o.Iice c. .«<, *t freq .antly necesrarj for Ur Treasurer to be absent from it, having public Lusi- j ness to settle with the Banks. He, therefore, in formed us. that it would he more convenient, if' we would come iuto the other on the morning af ter the close of one quattcr, before the business of the 7'r nsurv commenced. To this suggestion, we agreed, as it was manifest that th* object of the law could be effected as perfectly by pro ceeding in that way, as if uc had hern admitted ln*o the Treasury office the evening before, for the purpose of making the count. Wo according ly ai .-coded at the office on the morning of the first of last January, and counted every cent of money which was produced by the Treasurer, as having r« tnained in his office the evening before, and took memorandums of the same. We then addressed letters to the Presidents of the two Banks, in which we requested them to inform us of “the | amount of monies on rfmo^tt >n fh• • i- r<- p e ire Hank , to the ciedit of the Commonwealth,” at the close of the quarter, ending on tho 31st De cember, 1827. On the next day, we received an swers from the Presidents of the two Banks, stating (he amounts of the public monies on de l»osit in their respective Banks, to the credit of the Commonwealth. Adding the sums tints reported from the Hanks, to that which we had coun'cd in the olfice, and comparing the whole with the Au ditor’s books, (which was done as soon as it cou'd be done.) it appeared that there were about $300 more in the Treasury than ought to he there This overplus was v«*ry rationally accounted for, upon the supposition, that chocks had been issued by the Treasurer, which had not been presented tor payment at the Banks. Of course, it appeared that tlie public funds had not been misapplied, and tliat every thing was done which ought to have been done. Mr. Pendleton and myself wroto out our reports in form to the Executive alternately. 1 had writ ten out the preceding rejiort, and it became tiis turn to write out the one which was made at the period when (lie defalcation was discovered. . He has explained in the report why it was not made sooner. Things rested in this situation so far as my knowledge extends, until, ■Riink, about a week before the defalcation was discovered—when Mr. Pendleton mentioned to me the circumstance of two checks which had been drawn by the Treasurer, on the two Banks, on the 31st day of December, 1S27, the day on which our quarter closed, which we had been appointed to examine —the one upon tin* Farmers’ Bank, in favor of the Virginia Bank, amounting to $11,730—the other upon the Virginia Bank, in f.ivoi of the Farmers’ I Bank, amounting to £i9,S80, which checks had [ been deposited «n that day, hot had not been i paid on that day, and upon which the Treasurer | iiad received credit on the books of the Banks, to the amount of the two checks, viz: $21,610, on j that day; and that the probability was, that the a ■ mount of these two checks hail been included in the statements of the two Presidents of tho Banks, which we had received on the 2d day of January. Mr. Pendleton handed to mo n memorandum, stating the amount of these two checks, of their dates, Sic. in the band writing of Mr. Nekervis, the Cashier of the Farmers’ Bank of Virginia. I went immediately to him, and he gave me every information which I desired in relation to the two checks. It appeared then that the Treasurer had ob’aincd credit upon the books of the Banks to the amount of $21,(>ID, not for money which lie had deposited on the 31st of December, but for cheeks or orders which he had drawn, and that it requir eit'tlie amount of this credit to make up the sum which ought to be in the Treasury. Where was the money, was the inquiry? The Treasurer could not loll us that it remained in the Treasury office on that day, and that he had drawn the checks as a matter of convenience, because the .money had been counted in the Treasury office on (lint day, ami adding the sum found there to his whole credits upon the Bank hooks, including these two checks, only made the sum necessary as required by the Auditor’s books. The checks that were thus drawn and deposited in tho Banks, on the 31st day of December, 1.327, were not presented for payment until the 2d day of Janua ry. There was then manifestly a defalcation in the Treasury on the 31st day of Dec. 1*27. The Committee addressed a letter to the Trea surer,*for an explanation of these two cross checks. They were promised the explanation on the next day, and the tragedy which ensued left not a remaining doubt that none could be given The amount of the defalcation was afterwards ascer tained, and has been made known to the Legisla ture. This is a history of all the material facts, as far as my recollection serves me, which led to the discovery of the defalcation. Very respect fully, your obedient servant. JOHN CAMPBELL. NOTE. The subject of cross-checking in Bank, may re. quire a farther explanation to make it intelligible It can lie illustrated by supposing the case of a pri vate individual An individual deposits in the Vir ginia Bank $100, and in the Farmers’ Bank the tike sum of $100. it is known to both Banks that he has funds in each to that amount. On the 31st of Dec. 1327, he goes into the Virginia Bank, and draws a check or order, upon the Farmers’ Bank, for $ 100 in favor of the Virginia Bank, deposits the check in the Virginia Bank, and tells (he pro per Office r to give him credit for that sum, upon the hooks of the Bank—which i« accordingly done. The Officer knowing that there ar ■ fund-* sufficient in the Farmers’ Bank to meet th** Order, gives him credit for that much moncj/ deposited, lie draws a like Order for $100 upon (be Virginia Rank, in favour of tbe Farmers’ B.mk, and obtains a credit precisely in the same way. These c'.ocks are not presented for payment until the next day. On the 31st day of Dec. there would then appear up on (he books of each Bank, to the credit of this in dividual, $200, making in all $100 The next day the Orders arc presented, and $100 is taken out of »ho Virginia Bank, and $100 out of tho Farmers’ Bank—which brings back the amount of credits upon the books of both Banks, to $200. But a request is sent to the Officers of both Banks, to tel! tbe constituted authorities, what wa< the n mount of money on deposit to the credit of this in dividual, on the books of the respective Sauks, on tU° 31st day of Dec. 1*27, the day on which the Checks were drawn and deposited, and they each reply, that there were $200, making in all $400. This is precisely the case, in principle, ol that of the late Treasurer. He had large sums in bath Banks to his credit as Treasurer, on the 31st of De cember, 1327. He had at that time made use of more than Twenty Thousand Dollars of the Public Money—and it of course became ne cessary, that ho should have credit on the books of the Bank for that sum, in addition to his other credits, to make his arcounts corres pond on that day with the Auditor’s Books; he knowing that, up to that day, his accounts would ' be examined. He, therefore, obtains the addi tional credit on that day by means of cross checks. | j>in mo momrm me cnecas are pain, nis crclits are'rcduccii to upwards of §20,000, or the stun to which they amounted. lie is credited with the amount of the checks on one day and debited with them when they aro paid. He was credited on the Hooks of tho Hanks with their amount on tho 31st da” of December, 1S27; the day on which tho enquiry was made for the amount of his deposits, ami he was debited wiih their amount oil the 2d of January following, when they were paid. The ci edits on the 31st of December made his accounts mi thnt day agree with the Auditor's Book*: the debits on the 2d of January produced a deficiency of §20,000 and upwards, or the sums to which the check* amounted. The subject can be illustrated in another way. An individual has funds in the hands of two mer chant-, A and H, say §1000 in the hands of each. On a particular day, say tho 31st day of Decem ber, 1827, he goes to A and draws a.j order upon B for $500: tells A to give him credit for that sum upon his hook-—A gives him tho rredit for $500, knowing that the order will lie, paid by it so soon as he presents it. There would then stand to the credit of this individual upon the booksof A §1500 on the day on which the older was drawn and do- I posited with him. I he same day he draw* an or der upon .1, m favor of ft, for $500, for which he j gets credit for that sum on the hooks of B. There would then stand on that day to the credit of this individual, upon the booksof B. 1,500. On the 2d of January following, A takes his order to B and it is paid, and B debits the individual with $500, which brings hark his credits on tho books of lt.on the 2d of January, to $l')00. B presents his order to A—it is paid—and, of course, tho credits of thiii individual on the ho-ka of A is brought back to $1000. Bui these Iwo merchants, A Si B, arc called upon to aay what was the amount of funds in their hands to the credit of this individual on the 31st day of Decomber; the day on which the orders were drawn, upon which credits were given on their respective books, and they each replied that there were $1,5000 nuk ing in all $3000. Wo railed upon the Presidents of the Banks to tell us 'ho amount of public money to the credit of th*> Commonwealth, on the 31st day of Decem | her, 1327, the day on which the cross checks were I drawn, and before they were paid, and their a tnoiint was included in the amount of credits. t It was the practice of tho Treasurer, to check j on one Bank in favour of the other, to equalize I his deposits, the law requiring an equal portion of; tho public treasure to be kept in each Bank. On I examining his deposits, ho discovered that there ! were $10,000 more in tho Virginia Bttnk than ] there were in the Farmers’ Bank; tho sums could be cqoali/.ed by drawing a check for $10 000 up- j on the Virginia Bank in favour of the Farmer’s. 1 I he Treasurer would he credited tor that sum of mone.% upon the books of the Farmers’ Bank, and debited with tl at sum in the Virginia Bank. Or it might happen that the Trcasuter would find it convenient to draw checks, with a view ol tovulating his deposits according to law, in (he different funds of the t'oininonwealth. I he public treasure is deposited in Bank to the credit ot the following different funds :—To the credit of the Commonwealth, to the Board of Pub lic Works, to the Literary Fund, and to the James River Company. Keeping the public treasure in two Banks ad joining each other, and placing it to the credit of different funds, enabled the Treasurer to deceive the oltici'i'S of 'lie Bank, anti the constituted au thorities of the Government. J. C. PUBLIC SALE! BY Vnliif of s dfrt of trurt rxoutcd by George Owen. |r» 1'mjimin Mmly and the subscriber, »ii (be I7lb day of Much in the year I RSI, and rectdi J in the Clerk’, Office of Powhatan, for (be uuip-.it of securing a debt due from Hughes Owen, end the laid Georg" Orem, as hi» security,to Ohirl-i Woudioo, as egecutnr of Frederick YVoodion, dec’,), will he sold, to the highest bidder, at public auction, for ready mo ney. at Poreha'an Couithouir, on the third Wednesday in February next, (twine court day,] a tract of land lying in the County of Powhatan, iu the neighborhood of the Courthou<e, containing 200 acre-, more 01 le>», on which (lie laid Uerrgr Owen resides; or 10 umch thereof a« will be sufficient to istiify the purposes of raid truit deed. Such title ai ij vested in (be -ubicriber will be conveyed to the purchaser WM. S DANCE. Truiteo, Dec. 27._71 — wli» N Chancery—Vug'ioa— A: rnle- beM to the Cur7* UJir» •«-. <‘f Elan County court, ou the tit diy of December 1S2B: John Rogeia, p|(f. against Mary (Jug, D(,f| Tlic defendant not having entered her appearance and given lecurity arcotdloglo the Art of Assembly,and the enlea "f tins Court, and it a|.pearini by ratiifat.iy, vidrnce that she IS not an inhabitant of this Stat,, ,n the motion nf the plaintiff, .1 is ordered, that llirsii ■ defendant do appear before the Justice, of the County Couit of J'.|. i at the Courthouse on the thud Monday In February to it, and answer hn bill, it 'bat a ropy of thiiorder hr forthwith inserted in the Rich, m m I Enquirer for two mnntiu successively, and that another ropv be ported at the from Horn of the fcocsthuase of thia county. A Copy. Tesle, . ZACII. U. CRITTENDEN. «1 _ M- wRw ouiMTiiinf; rlouse—oy Airs. is. H . Walthall. •bk HE ha, taken a house over the store formerly occupied hy Messrs. Wm. Neale, tiro, and now hy Messrs. Grai-Ui. Son A: Brothers—situated at the intersection of Msn, £(,,*( anil the Street leading from Mayo’s bridge, in (he most rleas • lit aad central pert of the City. The house is now undergoing repair and l.y the 1st of Not oe*t, ah* will hr prepaired to accommodate Ladies ti Gentle men from the country with hoard ff- lodgiug for any length of time (hfv tr»ay chooietomnjin io town. * A good livery Mahl* is very conveniently situated, where horses gBUsc w-ll provided for—She hopes, from lora! a.I vanligi^MM the strictest attention to the rouifi-t of her 'oar er*, she will he able to rr.ee! with encouragement. A few memhets of the Legislature , an he well accommodated wiihl ,.i!V Oct. 17 47—wtf EASTRRN DISTRICT OF 1VTRCTlNriaTTo frTT; ..as** BE It en ember ed, that on the eighth day of :L. 8 ; N vemher, io the fdty third y*.r of the Indepen *.*«*.' "'lb* V.b of America,TIIO’S W WHITE, f the said Birtric', hath deposited in (hi- office the til', o’ a ho k, th* rigid whereof he claims a; proprietor, in In* «o d» foMttwin;,tn wit; “Edge-UM. or, The Family of the Fitzrovals A JVovel. By a Virginian. “Fierce War, and faithful love. And Truth severe,by fairy b'iclion drest." Gray. “la Two Volumes." In conformity to the A. t th- Ci-mrcp. oftlieU Slatrs, eutoled * An act for the encouragement of learning hy t curme the copies »f maps, charts, and; hooks, to the authors amt proprietors of such »npiee, during the time therein n.en tioned.” Rip JEFFRIES, Clnk of the Eastern Dis't of Va. a.Tln answer to the various inquiries, verbal and w M'en. which have hcen made, the Publisher announces, that the roregoing work is in pr.ss, and will appear in nhout four week. A? the number ofrrpus will he limited, Bo< k.ellers and others who wish to possess them, would do well to leave their "ainrs Will, the Publisher, with Air. Jno.II. Nash, Messrs. Collins .!i C«>., or W. II. 1* i(z\vhyl»onn. ITrThe Ruthor of the above work it nsi^stou-n, nowithitanJ mgtbe many ingenious conjectures which are afl .at. 3,n- 9‘_ 74-wit __ PUBLIC SALE. mY virtu* of Sundry laernHoin *.111* sheriff of Dinwid. die cocnty direct. . am1 hy me levied, I shall eaposeto •ale, uo Monday 'he I9lh inst. at ■Oinwiddie courthoure fit being cuurt day.) (he RACE MARE, named S ALLY 11 (J P E. Also, a moiety of (hr one named n 11 U.YE T T E, Lately tic property of Ki, ban! P B Ring. Term* rash . N J FEOKAAI.O. S. of Edward Watkins, Shenff of Dinwiddie. J®_77- Id, CRIPPLE—Jor ISale. * f > N 23‘* ,1ay "f February ucat, at Cumberland Court, 1 w.ll sell al public aucti >n. u.y horse CRIPPLE, on three payments', the fml to he made on (hr fir,i day of January IfidO-and the others on the first day A January in the two succeeding years, (,*y 1831, 32) Wherever Ciippl* hast stood, he is known to he one of the Guest fual getters in the State; and it is perhaps not saying too much to assert, (hat he can show a greater proportion of fin* roll, than any horse within my knowledge; mdicJ as far a. I aiu competent to judge, I hive never seen an indiffceiit roll gotten hy him. He covered silty on- mates during the list season, and no douht would have covered m*By more, but for the want of proper .Mention, which his owners were entirely unable to give to the subject. Clippie was begoten by the celebiatcd horse Ros Buck, Ins dam hy the well known horse Cultivator Bite' ss.ss Ihe most perfectly formed mare I ever saw. Crirple is a I ! hn* J’1 J'-<1 ''ay with black legs, and but for (he dislocation of ] I his shoulder at on* year old (which affected his -ir*.] is a ' Oise of most perfect fi rm, he is wilha'I a remarkably pure I fnalgetlei. Aicordingto former a.Iverli-eitem*,'Cripple would appear to have been nine years old last spr.ng;hu( ids be Ileved lie will be only nine nest spring— A boU l with anpnv : ed security for ra„h pay n -nt will be required of th* purchaser. RANDOLPH HARRISON. | JathJO;___97— wtds "J Load, .Yegrues, Ifc. ’ * j BH ALL oticr for sale al the late icsidt.ice otJn .Siarle I vji, dec’s), in the County of Hanover,on Finlay the 30th of i this moadi, il fair, otherwise the neat fait day (horra ter up- 1 a creJit of oue, (wo sud three years, several srnsfl tracts of I land adjoining ti.r tract on which sai l dec’d resided; als.# one ■ her tract called Litt.'rpagef, containing about 288 acres, near Hendrick's Tavern) ibn tract is well timbered and is cons der- I ed superior to any land in the neighborhood, bonds with per- * sonal security and deeds of (last will Sc icquired to secure the purchase money. At the same time and place, I shall offer lor sale upon a cred- I ii ofsig mouths, ten or fifteen likely young negroes, consist- j mg of men, boy.,, and girls,(for a part of Ihe negroes rash J will he seqiiiied.) Also all Ihe oops, aline parrel ,.f stocc, [ |> I* Fit at i ,n utensils, Carriage anil tininess, sulky and tiarucs', e j valuable Sill), h mseholel and kitchen furniture; will he hired ■ out at the time several nygroes, belonging to th* estate JOS. 8 PARKE, aduibir, , with the will anneied, Jan',A 77— 2awtda Tllb FA IK. ~~ rPHE puhl.o are informed that (nr Fair for the ben-fit of the i Orphan Asylum o thia city, will he lirjd (be Ci(y-llall II Tliuriday (he 15th January. The door, will hr op-ii'at 11 in (he morning »"<> «lo«eda( 5 in (be evening; and a! 7 iii (he evening (o remain open mill I 10. Tick ell of admission may hr ohlained at (he H.ok Store, of Nzwb^liOliD; A'ash aixl Colhopt « lt« rlny« previous (<» the f air, >r at (he iljor a1 (lie lime of entrance. In ta«e of hid weather (he door, will n«t he opened —Trier of Ticket, 25 cent,, children 12 1-2 «!,. All the arliciri made for (he Fair may he drpo»itrd at (he room appoiuttd any day after Wcdntrday (hr 7lh. Jan io 77-id HALLt. “ 1 Pf AVINf) fold my plantation on which I now rciidr; will he tohl without reserve at try dwelling h-m-i, in P-i«. kalab County, near Orep Greek midge, all the rfork, work lionet, six y oke of oxen, G or 7 milch c>w,, and ah.uit 20 ■t ick <f fault, fifty eight heal of sheep, between forty and fitly head >f hog,, two ox Call, in good order, eight or ten plvught of hothtirr,, me hundred end twenty barrel* of -orn, from live lo <ii hundred bushel* of oat, (in the straw,) one wheat fan, ard fiom ft'tirn hundred to 2<>K)!bt. baron, al,o hou,r hold and kdehen furnifurr. Trims, for all turn,under five dollgr, cult, five dollar, and over, twelve month, credit, the purchaser giving f» nd with approvsd icrunty; the „/ «ale will l>e Thin,Jay tha 22<l maC- (January.) Should b* day he very had, u will he continued from day to day. | completed. TKTCR STRATTON I N II. The corn will hr «<dd in lot, of ten hatrtla eat®, tie i oat, is within I50yairt, af Navigable water. ' p> g , JkU i 77—21 ’ I ZACU V. (KITTENDE.N, -J AITOHtSBY AT I.AVV. 'tpN addition to (he court, of Et,ce and Middle,** end th? ■ V fuperror and -(narter’y court, of the County of Richmond.: w,l| regularly an.ml the aui erior court, of chancery f r he Fre-lertr k.hurr l»,st,leB— All hcMirteei lotrnue I to hitn m hi. profei.ional rapacity, rha'I receive bit atricfeU attention - R mu) en>e, 1 c;wfiami-yk. J*r ' *Tet«aa«* IN Cktfhrfrj'.'ai • Quxiteriy Cou continued and held fot Cumin laud County, tbe 29th day of Oct, 1828: Wm- Murray, FRIT. against S<ii.u-1 II b<on, OuarJian ad litem for Robert Skipwilh, Wm. M.Skipwilh, (Jen. W. Skipwith, Cornelia LBUyeitls, -ud ThniMji* U. Skipwith, Bella Tucket, Huibberston Skip' wills, Wiu. Skipwilh, llcmy Skipwilh, A/aitha W. UarriaOo, t'uliy Han is in, Robert Nicholas, Mary Skipwith, Wm. If. Orvmea and othi-ra. _ Defta. Thr defsudaut Unity Skipwith not having itPer-d bi< an p*trance and given security accoidinglu the Act of Assembly slid Use rules cl this Omilt,and It appearing to til*satisfaction ol (he Couit, that be i« not au inhabitant ol this C>.unity: Il ls ordered that the said deleu* ant do apprai heie on the 1st dir ’I January Term mat, and amwri the Plaimff’- bill, and that a copy .ifth's order l.e iorthwitli insetted in ionic newspaper puMi*bi d in the Ciry ul Itichmoud, fur two months surcet <ivrly, and posted at tbe front door ol thr Coiu'.boisa* o flint •'runty. A ropy. Teste, TSCJ1AU.. WOODSON,D. C. D-c *____63-w8w Ooaiscciy— At a Court bald lor Cumberland Onunlr, (Be *4. 24th Nov 1828: ’ fbornaa T 8 Wauls aud Sally W. Swarm bia wife, Fhfr. ■gainst All'-ii Wilson »nd Daniel A. Allen, Ex’ort of Sally Macrsoa .ler',1 Rebecca U.d', JiffViton Woudson and Sally his wife, U bert PatiUi'ct and Ue'sey 11-his wife, MilUr Wo.iison, hsu.dian ad IIIeru for Amanda Itedd, Ann Redd, Itebecca Redd, Geo.gr Redd, Jane Redd, Robert Redd,Martha Redd, And' non Redd. Virginia Mtcbsui, Uelaey Miehaux and Ua esn Hicham, . harlea Ualluway-nd Sallvy bia wife, Joseph M'- haul, Jr. a d Joseph Fuqua, Richard Afichaux, Jr. Geo, W. a *rp >ii j Jao. f rump. Deft*. The Defendants Jefferson Woodson and Sally, his wife, An Ii esv Sh It 'bctli aud Amanda,his wife, harlit Galloway vn I Sally, hie wife, uot having entered thtir-appiarauce and Civtnieunity accoidingto the Act of Asrmbly Alba rulas i mis ourl, and it appearing by satiifar lory evidence, that they- are not inhabitants of Ibis country; Ordered that tbe amid delrndsats du appear heie on the&»t day of the neat Feb* ruary terse, and answer the bill of the riaiutiffi; aud that a Copv of this Older be forthwith Inierled in aonse newspaper „ t nhli’bed m Ibe City of Richmond, for two months successive- ' ly and posted at tbe front door ol ibe couitbouse of Ibis cguq ty, A opy. Teste, . TSCI1AKNER WOODSON. Dec. II._ 6^-w8w aN Chancery, Prince toward October court, 1881 German Y Slokr*, Meriwether Hurt aud Laugstou Da< con, jr. being ibe partners ol German Y. Stokes A Co. ompRt. again*! Wui. M. Harrison and Edmund Locket, Sheriff of Prince Edward county,and as ailui’or of Wu.. Harrison, dec’d. The Deft. Wm II. Hani-on not having entered hia appear* ance DDil givenaecuiity according loan Act of Assembly, ami* ihc rules of Ihi- etui t, and it appearing, to the saliafaction of | the court that he ta not an irjnabitaiit of this State: Oo tba I motion of Ibe rouiplta by coiiirul, it is ordered, that tbe maid | Jeft Win. II. Harrison,do appear heie on Ibe first day of Feb ruary court next, aud answer the complainant’s bill, and ibat | a copy •»( this order be forthwith instiled in some on* of the public newspapers printed in the City of Riihmond for two months aucetaively, and also postsd at tbe front door of tbg coutthouseof this County. A Copy. Teste, B. WORSHAM, c. c. Dec. 9. 64— w8w» Gi auceis, At a couit held tor Cumberland Cuuuty.'int *£.221 day ol Decamhci 1628: Turner Southall, Tlt/T. against Cary Southall. Nancy Southall, Henry Martin A Elizabeth | Ins wife, formerly Elizabeth Mutin, Martha an 1 John Soutb I all, Children of James Soulhall, dec’d, Maria Martin, Win. Marlin, Albert Southall, Elizabeth Southall, Susan Southall, Children ol Ja-. Southall, dec’d. Infante by Milter Woodson, then special guardian, Mary aud Rebecca Southall,Children of Turner Southall dre’d, Infanta, also by llieir special guar diau, Polly, Hannah, James, Susan, Elizabeth and Cary Mai tin, infants by their guaioiau Miller Woodson, Defta. The defendants Jobu S-uthall, and Martha Southall, cot having rnteied their appttianre and given security according lo the Act of Assembly, and tbe rules of (his court, and it appearing to the satisfaction of tbe ccuit tbat (key era not inhabitants ol this roinmi'iiwtalth: On motion, it is ordered, that the said John L. Martha do aj prai bur on tbe 4th Mon day in February nut, and answer the lull of'tbe plaintiff, and I that a ropy of tins utdei be foithwitb instiudin some news j peper printed in tbe City of Richmond far (wo months sue* I evasively, aud posted nt the front door of the Couitbouse of this Comity. A copy. Teile, ! „ MILLERWOODSON, elk. . Dec. 30 72— W8i»* ' INUlianreiy, lu L-tnaa County Oouit, December tlth 48222 , I John Oo*by, Pltf. avaunt t John ti. Gcliint administrator de bonis non of Thoraaj Ooi> I ^ ’ "ud •*,in,»r of Elizabeth Coshv dec*d, James O. j M’Killistet and Tolly bis wde, formely Tolly Oujhy,William ■;J7'*el'l> Cosby, Jsei'S Oorhy,Stephen G. Nelson (011 I ball, bu wife, foin.eily Sally Cosby, Betsey Cosby, and | I*««uiiD£ Chiles aud haary his wife, luioicrly Nancy Uosby, The defendants James O. Itt’K all inter and Polly formerly Polly Cuibv, William Goshy, Joseph Cosby, James , °^yi Steplien G. Nelson ind Sally Ins wife, formerly Sal ly CVshy, not having entried their appearance end given ic cunty accoi ding to law aud the rules of this Court; aud it ap pearing to the satisfaction of (hrcimit I hat they are not in habitants ul (bn Stair, On the motion of the plaiutiff by hi* C unsrl. It IS ord. red, that Ihiy apprar here, on the firat day ol March Lou: t next and answer the bill of the plaintiff, an it ■ that a copy of this ntds r be foil hunt li inserted m aome neni i l’3Ptr published 1.1 iht Oily ot Richmond for two month? -ucorssively.aud posted at (lie frout door of (h. Courthouse ul this County ou some court day. A e.r.y. Teste, , „ • JOHN HUNTER, c. L. c. 1 r-___75-wfWt_ j J’-’-'huusbEilaud County Coutl "iath b'cil | Ur.ffvn II. Fourbee, P!tf. against I.itc W. Hurst and Warner Hurst adm'or of Jane H ll“*<s <l«c’d ijefta This day came the pltf by his counsel and it appearing tij the satisfaction of the Court that the deft Isaac Hurst is n*»i an inhabitant of (his Go!nmunwealth(oo the motion of the pltf it is ordered that the said dell, appear here on the aecond ; M lUday in March next, and answer the hill of Iht pltf, and | that a copv . f this order he forthwith inserted for two months i successively, in some newspaper published within the alatr, ■ and also ported at the front door of (he Courthouse of this | County, Samuel Buck.wet! Att’y. A copy, Teste, I - e. BATES, c.c. ' -*•_68—wBw» ! HYIJKJJi HO'1'h.L, OLD POINT tOMk'ORT, <■ | 'll E Subscriber, grattfol lor part favorr, returns Ins sincera , (hanks fur the liberal encouragement afforded the Hy* • geia Hutel, since it ha. hten in bis occupancy, aud rejpec’t ; ull> "‘forms the public, lh,t for the last 12 mootha, he has j hern engaged in malting alterations and iniproermenta. The interior or the houae baa been newly painted and ornamented. IBs Icehouse tilled with clean northern Ice. His BAR vre’l stu, ked with (lie i hoirest Liquors, purtbared fcy frieuda fex N'w 8oik aud Philadelphia; aui! his !>El>h are ul the very first quality. lie now throws open Ins House tor company, convinced that they will not find it .nferior to any establishment of the kiusl ?n aud ^enKea himself, at all times, to furnish tils TABLE with the choicest delicacies the season, inniket kr. neighborhood afford, aod that e/.ry attention; shall berhewu those who f-voi him with their patronage. Old Point Comfort ' is now so well known, (hat it needs no description : sullies- it to say, that the well eatabfiahed healthi ness, aod d* lightful .Veo Hulking, render it as desirable as auy ou (he sea board,both to (be invalid ns those m quest of plea* sure. ’ r kitraut B>atsirom Philadelphia,Baltimore and Washinglni/, Aouchal the Poiul each trip to land, and receive pasaeDgera, T?'1 a faleaui Boat plies daily hetweeu this place, Norfolk and Hampton, for the convemei.ee of those who may wish to Visit either of those places. Ves.ela of every description continually passing andr* passin/, both from foreign ports and coastwise. Tli~ magnitude ol the fortifications progressing daily. The fine military ap pearance of Ten Companies of U. 8 Amllery, stationed bei. lot a school of prauire, and their elegant Bind, are well cal culated to entertain and amuse. /Tilingsincuts will be mad# for Cotillion Parties, and 8tean Beals employed on Tallies of Pleasure to the Cipt«, where* ver a sufficient number ju»ri6es »l, and timely uot.ce is riven ™7e h*’ ’"V U,#l? •r*e,ed • fridge across Mill Creek, amt a fine Turnpike road will soon be coir,pis led between Old Toiut ami Hampton, which will afford au opportunity for visit on to view lh* adjoining country. * There are Bathing Houaea attached to threstablislimenl,where vi.iai.ij cau at all times be accommodated will, a warm ui eoid ... n „ „ , MARSHALL PARKS. • . Mouae,erctled on the beach,for the court nit nr.of Sea Bathing, has hern provided with a foot path lee ,mg from (he Hotel, whl.h teodeia the walk much more '. than formerly thro’ the sand. June 27. 1A—wtf ivuutAnun, eijhacriber’e school will continue th< rnjuina year it , >41, hit mother . re.idencr, who will accun.uiodate'10 or 13 hoarder.. The cuur.e „f .n.frmtirn will emhrere the Engl.ah, Latin j S'j "W"****. m'*ed Mathematrra, Ancient sud Modern Geography, sod will he preparatory (or the Urn. ver.ity, The .trrcfc.t allrnlion (ball he paid to (ha rcnralr ■ nil niftnnerf of fhe pupil#, ami ihc 9uh#'>riher pjiditt biaigrlf (o ■:(«n>|(fo do bit Juiyintrery departfeFnt of bit profei'. tloo.— r Terms per Session of 5 months: ru"on, ; ; •*«> . ariJrtaisssr, js^rast1 p -&s-J»s,ss5.r '! » —_tC.»tif TtVAviDflwrvn W alw.' liar' Jj, Spicer and lleni.ni.A8' r,i Ir** *•** of whom are rbrldren of Benjamin Spicer, der'di Obr.ley Th»ck-r and Poll* hi. wife rirnreHy lolly Spicer, aod Win. J.hnron and Eienre. bta D v.’d .'nT# F"nr'L afiter. «* Blit mroh'ooeil I and and Benjamin Spicer, Polly Tbarlrer, and Krance. ohruon, were children of David Spicer, dec'd! npf, Nathaniel Diclren»on, adm’or de honia nor.of David Scieer. n" 8,,,*"B* hie wife, formerly Su.anos pCiIi.TA 'Y 8tyl,tnr/ Spicer, J"ho L. Sum rr.d tiwalfpy W,,ff f"r,ofrlj Elitabclb Spicer, dll# — /n I hie day came the plaintiff. hy (heir equate), and the I. II and a newer nf ihe def,ndaoi| Nathaniel Dickemon' mJ in or de bom. non of David Ovirtr dec’d, hem, hi,J ,„.i <h# other deteodar.ta, not having entered (heir appear’anr* an I riven rrrnrify according toifie Act of A.vembly and the rule of thn court, an I it appearing to the ettivfactiou of the court, lint thrv are not inhahi'an'. of (hit e immoewealih M< of the r lai' tiff. „ order,d, ih,i ,™;”,Td Jbfem »ni., John Ilavi. and Smaona In. wife, Thoms. W Ml I.r, Spicer, 1-1.. L- Si,.„ and Klir.Ur/’wde, -M on the fir. day of Much Court ne,r, iu<| ,„,wer lha «*•' ’ r ,h" •*"” "Mb’. “.ie"brVonh (Roh’i on. bfo,fc«wo',‘nr'.h MSlHfced the i . n # hf ,*c,e*”ively, and that au eAny.” ' A copy ftT,rtrT>r " tou,,hous' ‘1 ’ , MULTP’b. WINSTON, e. If. H#»>