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[Correspondence of tho Dispatch. Norfolk Internal Improvement Con vention. SECOND DAY. Thursday, Not. 9,1851. The following delegate* wi re reported and en rolled: .James I.yon* and Joseph Sejtar, alter na'e*. Campbell—Samuel IV Thurman, Samuel Cox. F.UzahHh City—Jo*. Segar, Thomas I'cck. Cary P J one*, John A. Jonea, Wrn S Solater, Nathaniel (irinnell, Robert H. Vaughan, Jame* Dej, Thorna* I. at timer. Or. Win. H Vaughan. (irctnbrur—lk*. I.yon* and Douglass B. I.syne, alternate*. Ijnuittl—Dr. J. Fleming Hope. Strrklcnhurg— A. C l inley Sanrrmond—Col. Wm B. Witebead, Capt, O. R, Flynn. Nathaniel lUddick. PartfMomth —ilezekiah Stoakea. The fir*; business in order was report* of com mi tee*. Mr. Myers, from the Committee on Steam Pack et*, made the following report, which was laid on the tahie: Resolved. That it is of the first importance to the Stale of Vtrgiuia, a* well a* to other Southern and Southwestern Stat'-*, that a line of steamer* be formed to connect the waters of the Chesapeake H <y with the European ports. Resolved, That a committee of five be appointed to memorialize the Legislature of Virginia, to adopt *ui'h measure* and give such aid, as in it* wisdom may seetn best calculated to effect the above object. Resolved, That the said Committee are authorised to present this subject to the consideration of such other Southern and Southwestern States, as they may think will be dieposed to co-operate in this enterprise. Mr Mallory, from the Committee on the Business of the Convention, made the following report, which was laid on the table: Kt. Resolved, That h conneciloß between the waters of the Chesapeake and the Ohio U of paramount importance to the welfare of the State; and that the lines ot improvement designed to ef fect this object should be prosecuted with ail our energies and with ail the resources at our com niand. ■_'ad. Resolved, That without concert of action and unity ot purpose, we cannot hope to succeed in establishing a system which will bo essentially State in its character and ol jects, and which will secure to the ciiies of Virginia the trade within and beyond our border to which they arejuslly en titled. 3rd. Resolved, That the Covington and Ohio rail road being the main stem of communication be tween the internal improvements of Eastern Vir ginia and the West, is a great State work which should be constructed by the State with as little d'-lay as practicable—having due regard to Ihe fi nancial condition of the State. 4th. Resolved, That the Jasies river and Kanawha ( anal is an equally important link in this connec tion, and ought to be extended to the Eastern ter minus of the Covington and Ohio railroad, simul taneously with the prosecution of that work. • ■th Resolved, That as a valuable auxiliary for the transit ol heavy tonnage, the Kanawha River should be improved to the highest practicable point lor steamboat navigation. Gth Resolved. That Ihe lines of railway on the North and South side of .lames River are equally entitled to the fosterina care of the Lesislature. and this Convention recommend to that body to atford them such additional aid as may be necessary for the completion of their respective works. 7th. Resolved, That in order to harmonise and unite conflicting interests which defeated and still jeopardize further appropriations for the prosecu tion ol these gr«at State lines, this Convention re commend that the gauge of the Covington and Ohio raiiroad shall be fixed by law at live ieet; and that it the Central Railroad Company shall deem it ex pedient to change the gauge ot their road to a cor responding width, that the Legislature ought to provide for a ilircct subscription to the stock of that Company to an amount necessary to pay them the cost ot such change of gauge. I'ie President laid before the Convention a com munication from Simon S. Stubbs, Mayor of Nor folk, accompanying a book ot maps, viz: a map of the railroads in the United States, in operation and ia progress; a map ot the proposed Northern route for a railroad to the i'aciric; a map of the Straits of Horida and Gulfoi Mexico; a map of the Kastern portion of North America, including the Gull of St. Lawrence and a part ol the New England States. These were printed by order of Congress and sent by B. Edwards Grey, of Kentucky, to tbe Mayor, who thought that the beet disposition he could make of them would be to present them to the Convention. J,sid on the table. <)a motion of Mr. Chapman, of Monroe, the Con vention took up the report of the Committee of thirteen. < apt. Dirntnock expressed his dissent as one of the Committee from the 7th resolution, and his 'ap proval of all the others. Messrs. Cocke ot Albe marle, Dahney of Hanover, and Watts of Augusta, made similar explanations. Dr. Wailory stated that it was not usual to report a vote in Committee; but since the gentlemen had explained the part they had taken, he would eay that the report was approved by all except them the vote standing 9to i. He considered the resolu tions offend as a compromise, and to be taktn as a whole. If gentlemen were to vote for one part and not the others, and only those which pleased all were reported, there could be no compromise. Something distasteful to all, and something cratity itig to all, was indispensable to a compromise. <Ju Mr. Lyons' motion, the Convention passed over the tiret six resolutions, and went into the consideration of the 7th, relative to the gauge. l'r. Mallory proceeded to address the Convention explaining the motives and reasons which actuated the Committee in making their report, it was their great object : to obtain harmony it possible, and they hid adopted in their estimation the very best report tor this purpose—one both liberal and practical in its character. He commeuted upon the Internal I approvement policy of the State. It had begun at the wrong place; it began at the head ol tide water ami it had gone no where. At last a truly grea* work had been commenced; the Covington and Ohio Railroad, to strike the Ohio Kiver and put us in connection with the great valley ol tbeVWst — A handsome compauy of cadeis of the Norfolk Academy here entered the gallery and created soma disturbance at they marched to their eeata. Thd i'resident called out "order." Dr. M. said, let > oung America come and listen to what is going on here; our hope is in them, not in Old Fogies J Dr. Mallory proceeded to speaS of the difficulties of the Covington and Ohio Railroad, and howthe hadbeeu brought about: partly ou account of the rauge question, and partly because of the defectiot ot I tie Northwestern members of tne Legislature who were because they did not get ap propriation* to all their local schemes. To ensu rj that road and save the State from an immense ex penditure in the log rolling process, he ths propriety and importance of a union of the Centrd I nternal Improvement party and the fcouthwest. To effect this union he contended t ® compromise proposed was an equitable one it which there was no sacrifice by any one and no it.- justice done to any. >-» The Souths de desired a connection with thegre£ Central Improvement and in oroer to give it to h C it was necessary that the gnuge of that rotd .Hot A beative footgauge. iiutthey v.-ere dtiposert togi a to tbe Central road ou the North side the a-iioe vantage by a change of ita gauge to the feet a»4 th*y would pledge themselves to go for pacing tl s expense of that change out of the public treasury a condition of proportion. That expense would b ltic)n»iderab.ti compared with the benefitsit wouk < >uf» ron ibe State. It had bee •» es I'nated lait win ter oy the Kngineer of the Central Koad tl.at i wjuid not cost more than <*><). That amoun wa« fixed ®a for a proposition which had bfen pr* pared in the iaat Legislature and which l.ad met th approbation of a member of the LegUlature (ton itichnona (Mr. Aoder>on) who was an abla and s. devotee advocate ot the interest of that city. Tna gentleman had gone io far a* to read the propcsiiior from his place in theHouae of Delegates by way o a-gument, as at the stain of the question before th# floise then it could not be ottered in order Dr. M. waa to consult the SoutUside members and endeavor to induce them to come to the support of the propo s.tioo; but he failed in his etfjrts and he so repotted to his friends on the Soutbside who favored the pro jt-ct. It was now ottered here io this Convention' uiider the belief that its endorsement here would ei-rt an influence upon the i.egisla.ure and give it a j better chance of success hereafter. I>r M. coutideied that the change of gauge io the Central Koad would injure no central interest, but on the contrary be bighly beneficial to all central in teiests. He had no prejudice against any town, es prcially was he proud Jof the city of Richmond —the metropolis of the State. Her prosperity was gratt •ymg U> him, ana he hoped she would continue to glow and increase in wealth and population The hve foot gauge »ou d benefit her especially, since it would prevent the drawing off ot trade by roads that tapped the Central, to a rival North of her. Dr. M. a.luded to the course of Baltimore—her desire to get control of the Valley ant Western trade of Vlr g Ma—her frequent applications for right of war tier proposition to ouitf with her .wn money a road down the Valley of Virginia and to pay a tax to the htata of AO cent* a head on every passenger that went over the road. He urged upon tbe Convention thei propnety of a combination to preveet this drain t*. Baltimore and the North Tbe gange he believed was one of tbe moat effectual means of aecomrllsh lng this object. He wanted Virginia trade for Vir ginia towns To do this be would rule* a wall on our Northern border m high as Olympic, bat at he oonld f. • "all of etone, be would build one of iron «• appealed earnestly and eloquently to the Cob vention to harmonies and anlte on the proposition. Mr. Mairoder, of Albemarle, of now/ tliV7ih ree o.utioa. lie set out with tbe declaration of the wwu«a tittfUta fyf Mwfelk. lie eaia>t4 (« fee h«rt as • aon of (he good Old Commonwealth. who «l endeavoring to pace her in the fm«. rank — Tnere mgit be union between all sections Norfolk is neither North nor Soeth. She l» aea-sirt, and urn mi|ht expect to m*et here catholic spirit*. Norfolk hue developed her buck countrv. She It connected by the Seaboard and Roanoke Road with the Booth and Soothwe*t—by the dock* with the Wentern part of th* State With *11 part* of the Mtate of Virginia it ahe connected by *11 the different line* of the State He we* ple**ed with the *pirit of the reflation* on thi* question. We know "no North, no South no F.**t, no West." We *re here with reference to the good of *11 part*. "In anion there if strength." The gauge qtie*'lcn i* the apple of dl*cord to n* What I* (lie *re*t object on which thi* Convention moil meet J L*sve out the gauge question. He would in voke the Convention to forbear tbls, and take lnt» consideration the Kteat question of the connection of the wateisof the Chaaapeake with thote of the Ohio, on which all were agreed. Thi. it not the place to sett e the gauge question He would not be willing to vote here for tho narrow gauge, though he were rertan that they of the North ahoufd be in the raajori tv. I* it generosity to force thisqu-stion down cur threats At the White Sulphur Convention there was no action on this question. With an overwhelm majority in that Convention, thote who favored the 4 toot 8J gauge asbtained from broaching the queation, fur take of harmony; ought not their exauj bie to be emulated h«re? Had we put the 4 ft. gauge to you of the Southsiie, you would have op posed it with one voice; wa» it uiagnauimotia or juat to endeavor to force the 5 foot gauge upon u# who are here in the minoriry ? Mr. Magruder was for union as well n Dr. Mallo ry, and for that reaaon he would not diaturb the gauge queation We had been iuformed that the anti-inter ual improvement party, combined with the South a'.dera, could defeat an appropriwion to the Coving ton and Ohio Road. On tlia other hand, the North sice party, combined with the anti internal improve ment party, could defeat appropriation* to the South mde. It waa a gatre two could play at. But he de plored thi* *.ruggle of jealouwe* and iutereita. It was idle to talk of Baltimore and Northern cities taking 'tie trade whi'e we were squabbling here.— I nstead of disputing about the spoils of victory before the battle w« fought, if we went to work to forward the great improvement by obtaining appropriation* for it. we could hid defiance to Baltimore and the unti-internal improvement paity. If we go to the Legislature united, we can bear down all opposition. Let u« go there and make it an unalterable law, that the water* of the Chesapeake and the Ohio shall be connected, and then we can get the eauge queition nettled—whether the wide or the narrow gauge, or a ditterent ooe lrooi either, be adopted could be settled afterwards. Mr. Magruder criticised the resolution, and at the suggestion of Mr. Lyons called attention to the wording that the amount of the expense of the change of gauge should be paid by the State, alio taking ttock to that amount. He did not think this whs fair, as the trade on the Central Road would not be increased by the change, and the cost would be come a debt on which the company would pay divi fiends that would diminish the dividends of the regu lar stockholders. Mr M argued that the trade would take neither of the railroads, but would come down the Canal to Richmond, and thence through the Dock to Norfolk, who by adopting a system of steam tugs could com mand her share of the trade. Mr M said there should be no jealousy between the cities— Norfolk should feel none towards those of the interior; and he deprecated this feeling of jealousy, which would cut ofl Alexandria from aeon nection with the great Central road. Since Alexan dria was restored to Virginia, she deserved her fos tering care, and was equally entitled to her protec tion with other cities. Heobjected earnestly to this. The jealousy of Alexandria had prompted the pre diction. that when the Gordonville and Alexandria Road wss built, Richmond would lose the trade, and it would go to Alexandria—the result was, th»t scarcely a pound of produce left the Central Road for A lexandrla. There was no good reason to believe that produce would thus be drawn off. It wss with reference to passengers that the Road was built. Mr. M concluded with an appeal to remove the apple of discord, which alone siood in the way of harmony : the gauge. 1 find that I shall be totally unable, at the late hour you receive this, to fo low in the most imperfect manner, the speakers Messrs. Chapman of Monroe, Pie«ton of Montgomery. Anderson of Botetourt, Deaneof Lynchburg, aidGrasly of Danville, fivored the five foor gauge and the resolut:oa. and Messrs. Lyons, Early and Claiborne of Franklin, spoke in opposition to the introductien of the question. Gen Chapman thought the proposition for the 5 f> ot gauge with a change of the Ceßtrul track rea si nable and liberal; if the Central road demanded the gauge and would give nothing in return, then the road was at an end. He considered the "> foot gauge the very best for the Central road, and it could be adopted at but slight expense, since the Central road had applied lor a short track to Char lottesville; that would leave but forty miles of the present road to change, and fifteen of that was built by the State; so there was only 25 miles of Central road to be changed. Gen. C. went into a statement of the dangers of the tapping by Balti more improvements of the *1 lest 8 1-2 gauge, and thedrawing of produce rffin that direction. Mr. Lyons followed Geo. Chapman. He took strong ground against the introduction of the gauge question and against the 5 feet gauge. He pr j nounced the 4 leet 8 1-2 to be the best eauge as de cided by the most accomplished engiueers. He asserted the right of Northern Virginia and Alex andria to a participation in the benefits of the Cov ington and Ohioltailroad. He assumed that even supposing the tendency would be to diveitt rade noitn easlwardly, the same destiny be reached via Norfolk. Commenting with much sar casm upon a remark of General Chapman's, that the 4 feet 8 1-2 was the abolition gauge, he asked whether Norfolk, when she got produce, would not sell to the abolitionists or any body that wanted it ? Mr. L's criticism upon the phrase unfortunately introduced by Gen C. was so sharp that that gen tleman explained it away. In the course of his remarks Mr. L said that if he had known|what was to be encountered here be would never have eoin<v He came here to put the people of No'folk right with respect to Richmond—she was not selfish nor mean nor unhospitable. We want Norfolk to become the great Commercial mart of the South. Richmond cannot be that mart—Norfolk alone is ca pable of being that. He had been wholly for a line cf steamers to NoifoU. Richmond must feel the refluent of the prospeiity of Notfolk Has Richmond been niggaidly to Internal Improvements'! Has she not been the largest contributor? Does she not pay the heaviest tax in North America? Her citi zens have contributed to every road that touches Richmond, while in her corporate capacities she has gone beyond liet limits to appropriate $100,000 to the Tennessee road west of Lynchburg, and that too af ter a tender of $51(1.000 if the company would con nect with the Danville Road, Mr L. went at great length into the argument—referring to the action at the Union Convention and the White StilphurCon vantion and appealed upon the facts and the history that the gauge tli ,nld uot be thrown in to distract the Convention He expr»ssed his deprecation of itsio trodui tiori in the strongest terms ai d indulged tome gloomy forebodings for the cause of inipioveinents, it the Convention should persist in its course. For one with his views be could luder no circumstances surrender lis ground and give way to the demand that was made. He presented the view that this course in ght array the whole Northside against the Southside, and addressed to the Convention an ap peal on that ground. He appealed to the Southside to give some proof of her love of Virginia by laying the gauge upon the altar of their country, and rather than have ail undone be united. With regard to the proposition for ths change of gauge last winter, Mr L. did uot understand it to come from the Central Company. He could attri bute it to the generous impulse of an indiscreet friend. Of the proposition he knew nothing; but as a cit'zen of Virginia, he would even reject the pro position to change the gauge, if he were certain that the Soutli9ide would pay the whole cost. It would still be injustice to the Northside roads. If you caange the gauges, you must change it to suit all. After Mr. Lyons finished, the Convention took a recess, and in the afternoon the discussion was re newed by Mr. Preston, of Montgomery, who spoke for <ouie time with his well known ability. He ar gued in favor of the general principle of compromise involved in the question. He considered it important that the Convention should speak out for effect on the Legislature. He contended that the Southside was making a great concession—that ju«t:ce would require thM the Covington and Ohio Road should be made on State accouat only from the mouth of Creenbiier to the Big Maudv, it being only a common stem thus fai; and tba a joint stack company should make the road from Covington to the mouth of Greenbrier just as the New River branch had to be made. He did not desire such a thing to be done, but stated it by way of argument. Mr. Preston re viewed t#e argument in most of its aapecti, espe cially witn regard to the effect ofbreakicg bulk in preventing tbe withdrtwal of our trade Mr. Rives, of Petersburg, followed Mr. Preston, and, catching the idea I have stated in my brief no tice of his speech, offered the following substitute to the 7th resolution: Resolvel, That it be recommended to the Oene> ral Assembly to cause -o be constructed a Railroad, on State account, from the Ohio river to the mouth of Greenbrier river,or the month of Indian Creek; and that a cbarter be given to constrnct a road from Covington to tbe mouih of Greenbrier, with a sub scription of threa-6fths of the necessary amount, on the part of the Stale, te aid in its construction. Dr. Worsham of Dinwiddie made a short speech, which threw tlie Convention into the very beet hu mor tor iti good humored common sense. Messrs. Anderson and Mallory appealed to Mr. JLivee to withdraw bis amend nect. I Mr. Rivea aeclined to do ao, utileaa tho»9 who op. poted the cemproiaue, would indicate their wiillnf *11 eu to accept it. Mr. Deane followed in a very earned and well ooaaidered apercb, warmly aapporling the coropro uiae, and appea ing e»pecially to the Hicbmeml de legation to accept it; lie wu aaaaaed that tbey did tot Mr. Graaty of Danville followed, «tut lining tie Arnpromiae. Major Early of Franklin oHerrd the following atimdmeot to the aubstitute : That In erder to harmonize and wMte & i Hiding intereata, which defeated and •till Jeopar dise furtner appropriationa for the proueention of tk(» great State linea. thia Convention recommend tint apeedy meaanrea be taken to inaure a eonnec tlun between the Virginia and Tenneaeee Railroad a»t the Covington and Ohio Railroad, by the coo •traction on tba joint etock principle, or a branch r0».4 down Naw River, and a connection between tba Richmond and Danville Railroad and the two forier made, by a branch to ba eonatructed on the principle, to intereect the Virginia and Tennea aM* Railroad at aoma point eaat of iu oonsactioo <rtt* tin M«w liTM JSfuwb. Maj. E. In offering it briefly explained hi* view* and expressed hi* regret at the introduction ot the ?»uge queation—which wu not lair orju»t to the North «de. Mr. Johnaon or Bedford opposed the amendment and earnestly advocated the compromise. Mr. Magruder followed in a (peeeh Inconcluaion on his *iie, and announced that he and thoae who acted with him, ahould the Convention show a de termination to pais the reaolution about the gauge, would decline taking any part in iia action. Mr. Lyona made a brief explanation, making a similar intimation with regard to the course of the Richmond delegation. Both be and Mr Magruder declared that the courae waa taken under a aenae of duty, in the moat calm and diapaasionate spirit, without any unkind feeling whatever. Mr. L. aaid h« and hi* Irirnda would keep their aeata, being present hut not voting. Mr. Rivea aaid be had intended to withdraw his amendment, but aince the declarations he bad heard, he could not do ao. Mr. Meade understood there waa objection made that the State was to teke stock in tbe Central road to the amount of the cost of widening tbe gauge They were prepared to remove this objection by an amendment that should favor the simple pay ment of that expense out of tbe Treasury. Would that suit tbe gentleman from Ricbmond ? Mr. Lyons answered that it would not. He bad already stated as much. He would not do the injus tice to the North side roads that would be done by a change of guage. Mr Lyons moved, byway of testing the question, that the resolutions and amendments be indefinitely postponed. Should his motion fail, he wtfuld under stand that the Convention was determined to adopt tbe objectionable resolution, and then the course al ready indicated could be pursued, ffthe motion pre vailed, he could offer immediately the resolutions that were acceptable to him. The motion was then rejected—Albemarle, Augus ta, Alleghany and Bath and Richmond voting in the affirmative Mr. Claiborne complained of the hurry of the Con vention and the want of deliberation. He had de sired to s.ipport Maj. Earley's amendment, but the Convention wu impatient and rapidly drawing to a close. He expressed hia regret that the gauge was introduced in the Convention. Mr. Meade spoke of tbe course of Mr. Lyons and his friends as extraordinary and destructive of Con ventions. A party had only to ascertain before hand thtt a vote would be against them, and withdraw. Mr. Chapman said that all the Central men had not withdrawn; that he was a Central Road man, and that he f junri Rockbridge and Mercer, Central Road counties, standing by him. Dr. Cocke reprt*ented two railroad interests, and could not withdraw from the Convention. He rep re»ented the Alexandria road, as well as the Central. The question was then put upon the amendment of Mr. Karly, and negatived. The substitute otfered by Mr. Rives was also rejected. The first six re«elutions of the Committee were then agreed to. The question being put on the sev enth (gauge) resolution, it was carried by the fol lowing vote: Jyrt.—Bedford, 2; Bottetourt, 1; Buckingham, 1; Campbell. 2; Giles, 1 ; Monroe, 2; Montgomery, 1; Mercer, 1; Nansemond, 1; Norfolk county, 2; Norfolk city. 1; Prince Edward, 1; Petersburg, 1; Pulaski, 1; Kockbr:d*e, 2; Koanoke, 1; Southampton, 1.—22. Sun—Albemarle, 2; Bath, 1; Elizabeth City, 1; Franklin, 2: Greenbrier, 1; Hanover, I.—B. So the seventh resolution was adopted. The report of Mr. Myers on steam psckets was taken up, adopted, and Messrs. Myer Myers, H. Ro bertson, Tazewell Taylor. James Lyons, and R. K. Meade, were appointed a committee to.memorialize the Legislature. On motion of Mr. Preston, the thanks of the Con vention were tendered the President for the dignity and impartiality with which he hud presided. On his motion, thanks were also voted the Secre tary. On motions, severally made, thanks were voted to the people of Norfolk—the Club—and the Trustees of the Church, in whicb the Convention met. On motion of Mr Johnson of Bedford, at 12 o'clock at night, the Convention adjourned tine die. ARRIVAL OF THE NORTH STAR. TWO WEEKS I.ATKK FROM CALIFORNIA. Loss of the Steamer Yankee. Made—Fifteen Passen gem Pirished—One Hundred and Fifty Thous. and Gold Dollars Lost—Terrible Scene, tfc., (fc New York, Nov 9—The steamer North Star arrived this afternoon at so'clock, from Aspinwall, bringing California mails to the 16th of October.— She connected with the Golden Gate, which was detained at San Francisco until 4 o'clock, P. M. on the 10th, to enable merchants to answer letters re ceived by the Golden Age She brings 526 passen gers, including Mrs. Sinclair and Lieut Beale. Thesti'amer Falcon, Irom Havana and New Or leans, with mails and passengers, arrived at Aspin wall on the Ist., and was to sail the same day on her return. The North Star brings $1,700,000 in gold on freight. WRECK OF THE VANKEE BLADE. The steamer Yankee Blade left San Francisco on the 30th of September lor Panama, and was wreck ed on tbe following day. She had on board KX) passengers besides her crew and firemen, when she struck the reef rocks, off Point Arguelle, 15 miles above Point Conception. A heavy fog hung upon the coast, which was the cause of the disaster. The captain supposed the steam'T to be twenty miles from the coast at the tlmo of the disaster. The scene among the passen gers is represented to have been awlul, fifteen of vvhem perished before they were rescued. The lollowiog are all the names of the lost that are given; Four children of Mrs. Longstown, Mrs. Breman and child; Mrs. Sumner and child; Mrs. Smith and child, wile of Messrs. Smith. Brothers &. Co ; Mr. Mt ore and child, and Frank Mitchell. There was a terrible scene of pillage on board after «he struck, and before the passengers were rescued by the steamer Gollah. All the specie on board, amounting to §153,000, was lost. The ship ;8 a total wreck, having soon washed to pieces. CALIFORNIA AFFAIRS. The steamship Brother Jonathan arrived at San Francisco on the 15th ult, with passengers from the wreckot the Yankeeßlade. The neamer Sierra Nevada reached San Fran cisco on the 13th ult. The ship Golden West, from Philadelphia, arrived on the 12th, and on the same day the steamer Uncle Sain, from San Juan. The sloops of war Portsmouth and St. Mary'g were at Honolulu, Sept. Kith. Henry Meigs has committed forgeries of Comp troller's warrants, the stock of California, papers, .Sec., to the extent of §1,(>00,000, and decamped tor parts unknown, with his brother John G. Meigs, in the bark American, which they purchased, stored and armed for the purpose. Thetrial of Col. Walker, ex-President of Sone ra, is progressing. A BATTLE IN THE PACIFIC. A I- rench tieet, consisting of three frigates and a sloop oi war, arrived at San Francisco on the 3d inst. They had, in conjunction with the English fleet, made an attack upon the Russian town and lort of Petropoulowski, in Kamschatka. The English and French were repulsed with a loss variously estimated at from one hundred to about double that number. The British Admiral Price, who commanded the combined fleet, wa« killed by a pistol shot during the engagement, and it is supposed accidentally shot himself. Two Ku'sian vessels had been captured by the allies. The British ships sailed afterwards for Vancouver's Island. MARKETS. San Francisco, Oct. 14—The first week of the last lortuight was marked with unusual activity. Im proved rates had been obtained lor many leading staples, and large purchases had been made to arrive. During the last week business had been less active, but an early revival of trade is antici pated 1 lour.—There bas been no imports, and nothing of interest to note The only sale of moment was a lot of Uallego at $12, since which that description has ad vanced 25 cents. NEW YORK ELECTION. New York, Nov. D —Niagara county gives 440 maj. lor Clark, and Thomas P. Flagler, whig is re elected in the 31st district by 6000 majority. Saratoga County—.n this county Mr. Clark has a majority of 500 votes—a gain of 200 votea over [SECOVD DISPATCH-j New Yobk, Nov 9, Evening.—Re-urns received up to ten o'clock this evening show the following result, viz Seymour 00,000; Clark 82,000; Ullman 81,000. Raymond iwhigj Is surely chosen Lieutenant G jvernor. Seymour I* elected by eighteen or twenty thou sand majoriiy, mid .TO or ."J2 anti-Nebraska Congreaa inen, ol whom 2* are whig*, are elected. ft it barely posaible that the LegUlature will be Seward whi;;. Clark or Ullman may ran up to Seymour. Chautauga County give* Cllman a majority of 3400. TEN THOUSAND KNOW NOTHINGS IN COUNCIL. Nk-.v Vokk, Not. 9.—Fully ten thousand Know NotblOTs assembled in the Park this erening, and pasted strong resolution! charging the eleciiun ot Mr. Wood, the democratic candidate for mayor, with being the reatilt of the groaaeat fraud, <fcc.— The meeting dispersed quietly, forming an immenae procession, una passing through the principal streets, shooting,cheering, Ac, THE ASSAULT ON OFFICER BUTMAN. Wouckstkb. Mo*. o.—Solomon H. Dutton, ft colored man, has been arrested here, charged with being one of the party who made the assault and riotous attack oo officer Batman, who bad render ed himself obnoxious to the abolition lata by ait sating the fugltirea tilma and Burns some months since — Tun accused waa required to give bail to the amount ot tiWJ. ADDITIONAL BY THE STEAMER AMERICA. INTERESTING HEWS. _SAL5 AL . t f **• November!).—Tha intelligence by thla UT/.j ** l ulte intereating, though there ia nothing decisive from the seat of war. Commercially, the advices are very Important. raoGßKaa OF THB *IL Thelateet advisee show that but twenty days lapsed between the departure of the besieging ar ™T„ Belaklav* and the opening of their fire "P" n Sebaatopol Tbe batteries were ready on the and from°he thß l ' lil the fir " °P ene(l fro ® ti»land bombardment continued till night, the Rue- KV,Hu«- g 10 in killed and wounded. Admiral ™, W " « raon « killed. 1 he fortificationa sufl'ered lint little damage, on the morning of the 18th tbe bombardment r "amed from the allied batteries only. 1 he Ruaaian despatches aay the garrlsona make frequent aortiea. When the mail left Constantinople on th<Mfttb five steamers bad arrived at Balaklava with thoae wounded in repelling a great sortie from the Rus sian torts, twenty thousand strong. Lord Raglan and Marshal Caurobert had for mally summoned Sebastopol to surrender, aßgi re squired that the women an 3 children and the sick should be sent away and that flags should be hoist ed upon the hospitals. So far as known, the Russian army ia concen trating on the Upper Belleck, and already numbera there 45,000. The allied army ia divided into siege army and army of obaervation. The latter ia posted on the extenaive table land which separates Balaklava "JT? Sevastopol, accessible only from two points. ilj .were hovering on the outside of the allies positions, and on the 7th they made a strong demonstration on the north west extremity ol the camp, but were kept in check. Finally they retired without a battle. On the 2d, sth and 11th of October the garrison cf Sebastopol made sorties and destroyed some small work. On the evening of the sth a convoy of transports witb|4,ooo Russians succeeded in entering Sebasto pol. The allies number 110,000 in°n at Sabastopol, and £,000 additional French troops were ready to embark from Marseilles Da the 2I<L-wkl 8,000 Turks Irom Varna. ' *• Letters say that the allies have :«)0 guns in their batteries; and after a few days' firing an attempt will be made to storm the garrison which is esti mated at 40,(XX) men. Admiral Machinott", who commanded at Sinope, is the commandant at Sebastopol. He has published an addrfiss saying that he will defend it to the last, and that any one is welcome to shoot him if he does not. Advices from Constantinople to the 13th say that the Russians had retaken Eupatoria, the English garrison of 500 men retiring with the loss of one sun. This, however, is denied by the English pa pers. The allies have sent a force, under General Bos quete and Achment Pacha to Perekeof to prevent the advance of the Russian;. AUSTRIA AND RUSSIA. Affairs look stormy between Russia and Austria. A great council of war has been held at Vienna, at which the Emperor presided It is reported', In connection with this fact, that Austria has summon ed Russia to withdraw from the frontier of Gal lacia. The whole Austrian army has been put on the war footing, and on the 2Gtb the garrision el Vien na has orders to be ready to march ia at forty eight hours' notice. Russia in the meantime menaces Austria, and the Czar has gone to Warsaw. Large Russian forces are concentrating on the Austrian frontiers, and there is but little doubt en tertained at Vienna that ere long there will be ac tual hostilities between the two powers. AUSTRIA. Austria has concluded an jmmense financial ope* ratioD, by which she has translered to a company of capitalists all the railroads constructed and worked by the government In Hungary and Bohe mia. The company pays 200,000,000 lrancs and the government guarantees 5 per cent. PRUSSIA. Austria returned answer to the last despatch of the Prussian government, repeating that Austria will adhere inflexibly to the policy expressed in the note of the 30th of September. The action of Prussia in regard to this answer ia looked for with much anxiety. ENGLAND. The British fleet will leave the Baltic about the end ol November, returning in squadrons to Ports mouth, Sheerness, Plymouth and Cork. Five floating twenty-gun boats, drawing four feet of water, are building in England tor spring opera tions. Another Polar expedition will be sent in the spring to bring home the remains of Sir John Franklin's party. Dr. Rae will be given the com mand. A galvanic apparatus is being constructed at New Castle, on the 'lyne, to blow up the ships sunk off Sebastopol. \ FRANCE. The Emperor Nicholas has written a letter of condolence to Madame St. Aanaud, and bestow* a pension of 20,000 francs as national recompense. The whole camp of the South will embark lor the Eastern war as required. t SPAIN. Mr. Soule's return to MarlrU caused quite an ex citement, and a clamor was made to inducc the Spanish Government to solicit hia recall. Queen Isabella has abandoned tbeideaof abdi cating. The Legitimists are preparing for some nest movement MR. SOULE PROHIBITED FROM ENTERING FRANCE. The London Times says: "We are informed that the Hon. Pierre Soule, the American Minis' ter to the Court at Madrid, was, ou Tuesday, the 21th, refused permission to pass through France, ori 1 his return from England to Spain. I ' THE ACQUISITION OV SAMANA. »" ' The London Post, in announcing semi-otjjcially tbe acquisition of Samana, says: "It atqounts virtually, if not absolutely, to the annexation of St. Domingo. The acquisition by the United States of so important a position as a position threatening on either hand the Spanish Islands of Cuba and Porto Rico, and so directly affecting tbe British West In dian possessions, cannot be received indifferently. CHINA. The arrival of the overland mail had been tele graphed to London. Canton, up to the oth of September, was still besieged, aud the distress of those in the city was great. There was no tea ready for shipment. The Insurgents yet held Shanghai. The American clipper ship Comet bad arrived at Hong Kong from Liverpool in 84 days. COMMERCIAL ADVICES. [From Milligan's Circular J Liverpool, Friday Evening, Oct. 27 — Cotton— The sales ol Cotton during the past week loot up 40,000 bales. The demand has beeu good at stiffer prices, but quotations are unchanged. Sales to speculators 30<X> bales, and to expotters 4000 bales. New Orleans fair cotton fi 1-4; middling 5 1-4; up land lair 6; middling 5 18. Flour—Prices have advanced; Western Canal 425; Ohio 445. Corn—Sales of"yellow and white at 4'Js. Wheat—White wheat 12s Cd. THE LATEST. There is nothing of importance from Bfc Peters urg. At Sebastopol, on the 2l»t, the operations of the be-iegers continued, their fir* being effectively ana Wered and the fortifications sustaining little dam age. V - • Trebizcnd, October'i — The Absssia chiefs have re filled to receive Schsuiyl's army, and Hsgiss Pasha ia consequently cut eff froir. all tommunicalion with th« coast of Absssia, Paris, Friday Xiyht —There is no confirmation of the reported entry uf tbe Russiaas intofthe Dobrads cha. It Is therefore doubted Sir John Burgoyne on the 14th fixed sites for batte ries which will destroy the shipping in the port of Sebastopol. A Russian war steamer bus been captured by tbe fleet. DEFEAT OK THE RUSSIANS IN TUpIMSH ABMEIHA. T&e Moniteur of tbif morning coottiot &b account of « victory gained over tbe Russians near Gttmri, in whieh tbe latter lost the'r baggtge and 30 guns The Russian general was killed- The Tarka began tbe battle by besieging tbe eitadel of Gnmri, when the Run:en corps which formerly defeated the Turks at Bajagid advanced to the reseoe from Erivan, bat were repulsed and sliut in one of the dtfiles, suffer ing considerable lose. THE I.ATEST COMMERCIAL. Liverpool, Saturday woo*.—Cotton —The mar ket is unchanged, but firm, with fees of between 7,000 and 8,000 balee. THE BEARCH FOR THE ARCTICS BOATS Borrow, No*. B.—The Newfouidler, published at St John's, N. F., contain* the following abstract of the cruiee by the clipper (hip John Clemens, J. R. Luckey, master, in search ot the missing boaU of the Arctic. She was absent nine days, and ex perienced very heavy weather. U*s been some eighty miles south of St. Peter's, and criuted over the ground carefully. Spoke many veseela, and desired them to keep a good look out. Saw a large chest, but was unable to get It on board; also, * mattress, supposed to be nude of India rubber, and filled with air, but could not secure It Think the boats have been picked op by Teasels bound out ward. BpPAM, New. P.—The schooner Cayuga, is ashore in Lake Ontario, wWTIS.OOO bushels wbest, all ot wblcfa U luM, TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. Additional by the North Btar. THE BATTLE 0* THE PACIFIC COAST. New York, Not. 10.—California papers re ceived by the North Star, give tbe details of the battle between the Eoglish and French and the Russians at Petropoulowski, in Kam schatka, on the Pacific coast. Tbe fortress of 120 guns and ISOO men, was attacked by six allied ships. Several forts were silenced, and three guns spiked. The allies then landed, but fell into an ambus cade. and suffered a terrible loss in killed and wounded. After this they retired to their ships. Two Russian frigates in the harbor were damaged by the fire of the allies, and two small Russian vessels were captured by the allies after they left Petropoulowski. NEW YORK ELECTION. New York, Nov. 10. —The result of the election, as reported here, is as follows: 400,000 votes have been heard from. Sey mour leads Clark 1700, and leads Ullman 11,100. Seventy-eight Whig Assemblymen are elected. SENTENCE OF DR. GRAHAM. New York, Nov. 10,-Dr. Graham was this morning sentenced to seven years' con finement in the penitentiary for killing Mr. Loring, that being the extent of the punish ment prescribed by law. SERIOUS RIOT. New York, Nov. 10.—A serious riot oc curred in Williamsburg last night between the Americans and Irish. One man was shot. Threats were made to destroy the Catholic church, but the military were called out and the mob dispersed. THE MARKETS. New Yobk, Nov. 10—Flour—Bayer* demand a reduction of prices, but there is no change in Sou thern. Wheat—Southern red $2. Corn advanced 3c. per bushel. Baltimore, Nov. 10.—Holders of Flour are ask ing an advance of 12c; no sales reported. Small sales of Wheat at yesterday's rate*; most of the samples withdrawn from market. Corn—Holders are firmer; market active at an advance of 2 to 3c. AUCTION SALES FUTURE DAYB. ~ MESSRS. GOUDIN & APPERSON'S AUCTION SALES ON FOURTH PAGE. BY TAYLOR fc WILLIAMS. SIXTEEN HEAD OF VALUABLE O MULES AT AUCTION.—On THURSDAY, 16:h November, 1854, commencing at 11 o'clock A. M upon Council Chamber Hill, near Rarneat's Stable! w ill be sold 16 head of valuable Mules, sound and broke to harness; sold for no fault, being the prpoerty of a gentleman who is overstocked. Those in want of such stock would do well to at tend the sale. Tf.kms—Four months credit, for approved notes with interest added. noil TAYLOR fc WILLIAMS. Aucts. IMPROVED REAL ESTATE AT PUB LIC AUCTION.—WiII be sold, on TUESDAY, the 14th day of November. 1854, commencing at Si o'clock, a very permanently built two-story Brick House, haviog a dry and airy Basement, with accom modations for Servants, Fuel, fcc. This property is situated a short distance North of the Lancasterian School, fronts on 15th st, and extends eastward ly to Concord (now Railroad) >t. presenting a beautiful | view of the road and the handsome Coach Depot re cently erected near this property, which presents a good situation for a Retail Store or a Re rectory, whilst the present improvements aiford comfortable accommodations for a small family, having recently been repaired and put in excellent order. Should the purchaser of tbis property desire it, he can purchase an adjoining tenement with more ground, having an alley extending from street to street. ARTER WHICH, will be sold eight or more good sized Lots, just without the Corporation, in the im mediate neighborhood of the late Distillery, now the manufacturing establishment of Messrs. Mott, Lewis li Wilson, Terms at sale, which will be accommodating, no 10 TAYLOR & WILLIAMS, Auc's. BY ALEXANDER NOTT. SUPERB FURITUKE AT AUCTION. O Will be sold on WEDNESDAY next, 15th In stant, at 10 o'clock, at the store on Franklin street, next Messrs. Brown fc Sbook's, an Invoioe of new and superb FUBNITURE, consisting of 2 pair splendid Card Tables 4 Enclcse'l Marble-top Washstands 4 splendid Mahogany Lounges ft do do Rocking Chairs 7 do do Sofas 2 do do Divans 5 do Easy Chairs 6 double Shuck Mattresses The attention of the public is requested, as the sale is positive, and the Furniture of the best quality co 11 ALEX. NOTT, Auct. PRIVATE LIBRARY, AT AUCTION. —On FRIDAY, November 17th, I shall fell at auction, the Library of a professional gentleman, in cluding Law and Miscellaneous Becks. The collec tion ii rich in such authors as Swift, Addition, Steele, Burke and all the later distinguished writers, and •mount the law ma; be feuud the Virginia Reports, Davit' Criminal Law, Ac., lie Also, works on Ar chitecture in great numbers Catalogues may be had at my store on Wednesday, the 15th inst. ELIAS HALE, Auctioneer and no ll—fit Commissioner Merchant, 10G Mainst. /COMMISSIONER'S SALE OF NE- V-/ OBOES.—By virtue of a decree of Powhatan Circuit Court, pronounced on the 16th day of Octo ber. 1854, I snail ofi>r for sale, for cash, by public auction, on MONDAY, the 13th day r f November, 1854, at the Auction and Commission House of Ben jamin Davis, in the city of Richmond, at the hoar of 10 o'clock, A. M.. two liktly negroes, viz: Mason, a woman about 35 years of age, and her son Edward, about 13 years of age, belonging to the estate of Wm. Motley, dee'd , late of Powhatan connty, Virginia. JOHN F. MOTTLEY, Comin'r. Baie conducted by Benj. Davis Auct'r. no 11—2t* BY JOHN R. D. PAYNE, Salesman. COMMISSIONER S SALE OF VALU ABLE "PROPERTY IN THE CITY orRICH MOND.—By virtue of a decree of the Circuit Court of toe C.ty of Richmond, pronounced on the 14th day of June. 1851, in the case of Pickett rt. Pickett and ethers, I will tell on SATURDAY, the Ist day of Deoember, at 4} o'clock P. M , at public auction, on the premises, a Lot of Oround at Rocketts, fronting on Rocketts street 41 feet, and running back to Wa ter street—it being the rema'ning portion of the Lot purchased by Mr. Jesse Williams. Tekms—One-foorth cash; the balanse on a credit of one, two and three years, secured by bonds, with approved security, carrying interest from the day of sale. Title retained until the last bond is paid, and a deed ordered by the Court. no l JOHN A. PICKETT. Com'r. BY JOHN K. t>. PAYNE, Salesman. A LARGE AND HANDBOME LOT OF HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, PIANO. AND VALUABLE BOOKS AT AUCTION.-Will be sold on WEDNESDAY, the 15th ins ~ at 10 o'elk, in the house occupied by C»pt. A. Talcott, on Frank lin s'.reet, between Bth and 9th, a variety of Furni ture, consisting in part of Mahogany Loengee, do. Chairs of various kind* and patterns, do. Bureau*, Wardrobes, Presses, Ottomans, Carpets, one Kxten sion Table, Tea and Side Tab'es with marble tops, Candleabra*. Lamps, Gai Fi*tur*i, Fea ' ther Be da, Mattrssses, Bedsteads. Glass and China Ware, together with many other articles uteful in a family. Also, one of Pickering's fine-toned! Pi»n»*. Terms at sale. R- CAUTHORN At the same time will be hired for ths balance of the year, two female servants—one a good Coek and the other a good Chambermaid and Besmstress. no*) ATS. FODDER, CORN, HAY, Ac., v/ AT AUCTION —I will sell on TUEBDAY. the 14th inst, at my farm, on the Brooke Turnpike, at II o'clock, (at the 3d gate on thi left hand after panting the weigh h'nie.' Sheaf Oats, blade Fodder, top do , rye Straw, SO .barrels Corn, 3 Carts, Hsy, Plantation Utensils, he. At.so, one fine yuan; harness HORBE, well broke. . Terms.—AH sains over >30, four months for nego tiable paper, satisfactorily endorsed; oiulersWeash no 9-tds JAMES MILLER. BY DUNLOP, MONCURE h CO. rGROCERIES, &0., AT AUCTION.— On TUESDAY, the 14th list, commencing at ft o'clock, we will sell, at our auction store, a general assortment of Groceries consisting In part of SUGAR, Clarified and N. O . fair to choice quality. .MOLASSES, prime w'ity in barrels and half Mm. ADAMANTINE CANDLES. Lamp Oil, Lard Oil. TEAS.G P. and Pouchoos; Jamaica Rum. Madeira and sherry winFj brandy. ASSORTED CANDIES: MUSTARD. Ac, fee. ' Terms-Under 9100 cash. ovarii#) 4 mo*, credit for approved negotiable paper. __ DUNLOP, MONCURE k CO, no^—td Auctioneers. BY RICHARD CAUTHORS! TOBACCO FIXTURES, A c., AT ADC -1 TION —On THURSDAY,I*h t»st, at twelve o'clock M.,oa the preniees. oa 11 thstree (between Mai* and Frauklin, at »>«»•£ ooeupiedby Henirß. Jenea, I wilt eel 1 at suction 10 Tobacco Screws, Hat •^r^iiiWEßJsae over that amount, i monthe credit (or approved ne gotiable paper. UOUARD CAUTHORN, hH AWOMHti I APCWtMt BILBB ¥8515557 3 BR JIfHSSESSPst Ljl. t i o if —win k , SATURDAY MORNINO^SSTiitS in*., at 10 o'e'ock. at the A action Lot newthi Ou Work*. A COW WITH SIX LEGS. one Sftb, grs£ Mt cnripsitie* of tbe She VMexhibited at tk* lata Cair. and thoaaanda flocked to *m her. Ik* ia *i* veara old, and U • very heaatlful animal. Ska will be *oid wit boat limit or reaarre. HORSES —At the aame time will be mM • m. ker of Horses. THOMAS W. KEESER, °o9 Aaetionaer. BY ALEX NOTT. FURNITURE. &0., AT AUCTION.— „ . Will be aild, it the A action Room*, corner of Main and 15th *t*„ on SATUBD4Y,th« 11th fait, at 10 o dock, a large lot of Uonaehold Earnitni*. ooo s sting of—Bureaux, Sofa*, Cbails, Bedrteads, Waah stands, Loklng-Olaaeea. fcc. Alto, several Cooking Stove*. Al*o, a small inveiee of Ready-made Clothing. Alao, a general aaaortment of B<"ot» and Show, no C foi» ALEX. ROTT. Horses, huksks, at"auction— Will be .old on BATURDAY. 11th h»t. f at 10 0 clock, at the Hone Lot, several fine Saddle and Harness Horses Anion rat them i* a tine young Sad Ji!i^.?*E , ! , o Hor "*¥» 7 *•»'.• ol < »•" broke, and one of the beat Baggy Hone* in the country. °«10-2t ALEX. KOtK Anct. BY LARUB A SHINE. 'T'WO NEW UAIY MADE CARRIA II a^T.7» A sF£ PIO , N — P ? EE * TORY SALE. On SATURDAY Mernins, lltb in*., at 10 o'clock, we will Hell for account of wnom it may concern, at the Horte Lot— 1 four paaaenger Rockaway 1 glaaa quarter and front Baronche, with pole complete. The above Carriage* ware made in thl* aity, of the best material, and superior workmanship. no 8 Id4RUS k SHINE. AocU. ADDITIONAL-Will be added io t?e abo« sale this morniog, several fine Saddle and Work Horn*, Males, Cow*, lie. po » LA RUB fc SHIN*!, Anct*. BY RICHARD CAUTIICTRN. Horses, buggies, &c., at auc tion.—On SATURDAY, 11th inrt, at ten o'clock, at the large lot nearly in rear of my (tore, 1 will *ell five good Work Horse*, two *eeoadhand Baggies, with H&rnea*; two Drsya, and two Street Waggon*. iUCHARD CAUTHORN, no 10 Auctioneer. NIGHT AUCTION. WATCHES, JEWELRY and FANCY * * ARTICLES -Will be *old at my store THIS So at 7 o'clock, a large invoice of WATCH ES, JEWELRY and FANCY ARTICLES. Also—A small invoice of DRY GOODS The attention of the public is requested, as the sale will be without reserve. oc 31 ALEX NOTT, Anct. BY ELIAS HALE, No. ll*> Main «t. ON THIS EVENING, at 7 o'clock, I •hall offer at aaction a large aaaortment of Staple and Fane; Oooda, consisting id part as follow*, vii : Gold and Silver Watches Ocld Jewelry of every description Silver and plated ware; Clocks of all kiada 2SOO doz white and colored spool cotton 15<H) gro Buttons, assorted kinds 175 •' Lead Pencils, assorted kinds 750 doz Knives, Scissors and Razors 800 '■ Porte Monaies and Parses 250 " Hair, Teeth, Nail and Lather Bnuhe* 75 " plated Sewing Birds |175 " fancy Boxes, a large assortment Also, a large assortment of blank books, paper, tn« velopes, steel pens, wafers, doable barrel gnns, pa tent palances, spoons, coffee mills, hammers; togeth er with a great variety of goods too nnmerous to mention, In lota to smt purchasers. Every article warranted as represented. City and country mer chants are respectfully invited to attend the sale, as the goods will positively be sold to close consign ments. ELIAS HALE, 106 Main st. Every article warranted as represented. Additions can be received auction sales. FUTURE DAYS. VERY VALUABLE FARM NEAR THE CITY OF RICHMOND FOR SALE AT AUCTION.—WiII he sold, on WEDNESDAY, the 22d of November, 1854. (if fair; If not, the next (hir day thereafter,) at U o'clock A. M., a valuable Farm about 3 miles East of Richmond, on the Williams burg Stage Road, adjoining the lands of John En ders, dee'd, on the Norih, and od the South and West "he lands of Robert A Mayo, and Mr. McOrndar'aoa tha East, containing 101 acres of land; 60 acres cleared, the balance well wooded and timbered, saitable for corn, oats, or wheat, and the soil well adapted also for Gardening The Improvements contUt of a good Dwelling with 4 rooms, with • first rate Kitchen, Barn and all other necessary oat houses Terms m<d% known on day of *ale. For farther particular* apply to Mr C. C. Oath right, who reaidea on tba premises, or Mr T. J. CARTER, m the city. no a—dtd* C ALE OF VALUABLE PERSONAL O PROPERTY IN THE COUNTY OF POW HAT AN —By virtue of a decree of the Circuit Court of Goochland county, In the aoit of John Boi ling ag'inst Archibald Boiling and other*, 1 will aell on the 22d day of November, 18M, if fair; If not on the next fair day, commencing at 12 o'clock M., at Centre Hill, in the county of Powhatan, aituated on James River, and about 23 miles from the city of Richmond, the following Property, belonging to the estate of Blair Boiling, deceaaed: About 3 or 4»>o bbl*. of Corn: all of the Oats, Straw, Fodder and Shuck* on the Farm. Alto, all of the Stock of Male*, Hor s°h, Oxen, Cowa and Hogg, and all of the Plantation Utenaila. TkrmsofSale —For all lumi of 525 and under, cash; for all auma over 25, a credit of 6 month* will be given. Bonda, with good security, will be requir ed for the credit payments. ALGERNON 8. BTORRB, Administrator of Blair Boiling, deceased, oc 30—3tawtds SHERIFF'S SALE OF REAL ES TATE IN CHESTERFIELD-I shall expose to public aale to the higheat bidder, at Cheatertield Courthouse, on MONDAY, the 13th inat, that being County Court day. J. L. Aichei's interest in a tract of land aituated in said county, on Jaraea river, e >ntain iog 200 acre*; embracing the BELLONA FOUN DRY, bounded by the land* of Joaeph P. Young and ala. Also, another tract tituate In aaid county con taining fc£> acres, ice , bounded by the land* of Phl neaa Clay and a!*.; said tracta will be (hown to any Serson deairous i.f purchasing, by G. W. 8., near [anchester. Sold to sttiafyan execution against aaid Archer in favor of tba Commonwealth of Vir ginia. Tebms—Six month*credit for bond* with approv ed leeority, the title to be made when the purcha** money i* paid. GEO. W. SMELLING. Sheriff no 9—<t* of Chesterfield county. _ Land near Richmond fob SALE.—I offer for sale my FARM, called "ROSEDaLE," containing 2a acre*, on the river sdle of the Plank Road, 4 mile* west of the elty.— The Land I* of the mo«t improvable quality, part of it admirably adapted to market gardening; and at • trifling expense, the occupant might combine the ice buainets with the agricultural, and prosecute both very profitably with tba easy draught on the level road. There I* on the place a small but very comfortable House, with four rooma, now In the occupancy of Mr. Kelley. Four-fifth* of the purchase money may remain on bond and mortgage, interest payable half-yearly fot a long term of year*. no 9—3t J. H. MONTAGUE rpo NEGRO TRADERS AND THE X PUBLIC GENERALLY —I keep alw*y* on hand a Urge a« >rtm»nt of NEGRO CLOTH IMO sad WOMEN'S DRESSES AI«o. t great variety Clothing, BooU. Shoe* and Fancy Dry Goods, all of which i will *ell tciy cheap. LEWIS SCHWEITZER, 17th .treet, no 7—lot* Opposite new Vegetable Market. LEATHER AND SHOE FINDINGS. WM. H. SUTTON, 13th »t, between " ' Main and Cary i'«, Dealer la LEATHER, SHOE FINDINGS, SHOEMAKERS' and CUR RIERS' TOOLS, TANNERS' OIL. He, dealrea to call the attention of (traoger* and other* the city, to hi* large and well aelected atoek of Good* re • ceutly laid in for the Fall and Winter trad*, ooaetgt ing in part of— Hemlock and Oak-tanned Sole Leather W« and Raaiet Upper Leather, Kip Skin* French and American Calf Skin* Crawford*# and Chamber 1 * Philadelphia Calf SUu French and German Patent Calf Sitae French and Philadelphia finished Mjrooeo and Kid •kin Red, Sine, Green, Yellew, White aad Bronte Li- Blaok aad Colored Esaaeiled Leather aad Cloth Patent Leather; 8u Leather; While Welt StiM Hog Skiae; Sheep Skin*; Deer'* Hair Saddler** three-cord Thread aad Shoe Thread*. all Mra BooMTree* Shee Tree*! Lett*; dam Pen Boot Rawia BrietUe; Kaiveei Piaahere; Hammer* Awta Shoe Lacee} Galloon*; Varaieh; l»e*tia|; Baila Shoo ma Iter** Kit; Carrier** Knlvee; Braehf tM * Btonti tcoortas 9u>bmj Biui Vietn Tmmwf OU» ks. oc ... tpIVE DOLLARS REWARD.--SANA day* riaoe Said womaa i* *toat art healthy, aM MHI