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puirtsr nib riuutMii), DAILY, B7 SNOWDEN & THORNTON* axd (rot t«* covutbt,) ox TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS AND SATURDAYS. C<*RXSB OF rAIRVAX-RTRUBT AXD PRINTERS* ALLKf. TJdi/y Paper, $8— Country Paper, $5, per annum T1IURADVY, JANUARY 4. 1887. Mesir*. Edtlors— In your paper of the 30lh ultimo, 1 observed an extract headed “Fideli ty.” from the Percy Anecdotes, on the subject of the Irish patriot, Robert Emmet, Esq. I send you a true copy of the speech he made at his trial; knowing than it will be pleasing to the citizens generally, and more particularly to the recollection of a portion of the Irishmen re-iid ing within the sphere of your paper, who were deeply interested in Ireland’s struggle. A CORRECT COPY OF THE SPEECH OF ROBERT EMMET, ESQ. Delivered at the Sesnions House, Dublin, on the 19th Sept. 1803, before Lord Norbury, one of the Chief Judges of the Court of King’s Bench, and ethers, be fore whom he had been convicted of High Treason. My Lords! Wnat have I to say why sentence •f death should not be pionounced on me, ac cording to law? 1 have nothing to say, which Can alter your predeterminations, nor that it will become me to say with any view to the mitigation of that sentence which you are here to pronounce,and I must abide by But I have that to >ay which interests me more than life, and which you have laboreo, (as was necessari ly your office, in the present circumstances of this oppressed country,) to destroy. I have much to say why my reputation should be res cued from the load of false accusation and ca lumny which has heen heaped upon it. 1 d« not imagine that,seated where you are, your minds can be so free from injpurity, as to re ceive the least impression from what I am go ing to utter. 1 have no hopes that 1 can anchor mv character in the breast of a court constitu ted and trammelled as this is I onlv wish, and it is the utmost I expect, t At your Lordships m<»y suffer it to float down your memories, un tainted hv ihe tout nreatn 01 prejudice, unui it fi »<ts some more hospitable harbour lo shelter it from the rude storm by which it is at piesent buffeted. Were I only to suffer deutn after be ing adjudged guilty by your tribunal—I should bow in silt-ace, and meet the fate that awaits me without a murmur. But the sentence of the jaw which delivers my body to the execu tioner, will, through the ministry of that law, labor in its own vindication, to consign my character to obloquy, for there must be guilt somewhere—whether in the sentence of the Court, or in the catastrophe, posterity must de termine. A man iu my situation, my Lords, has not only to encounter the difficulties of for tune, and the force of power over minds which h has corrupted or subjugated, but the difficul ties of established prejudice;—the man dies, but his memory lives. That mine may not pe rish—that it m»y live in the respect cf my coun trymen, 1 seize upon this opportunity to vindi cate myself from some of the charges alleged against me. When my spirit shall be wafted to a more friendly port; when my shade shall have joined the bands of those martyred heroes who have shed their blood on the scaffold and in the field, in the defence of their country and ot virtue, this is my hope: I wish that my mem ory and name may animate those who survive me, while 1 look down with complacency on the dest uction of that perfidious government, which upholds its domination by blasphemy of the Most High—which displays its power o\tr man as o*er the beasts of the forest—which sets man upon hi* brother, and lifts his hand, in the name of God, against the throat of his teliow, who believes or doubts a little more or a little less than the government standard—a govern ment which is steeled to barbarity by the cries of the orphans and the tears of the widows wmcn ii lias mauc (Here Lord Aorbury interrupted Mr. Emmet, saying, that the wicked enthusiasts who felt as he did, were not equal to the accomplishment of their wild designs.) I appeal to the immaculate God—I swear by the thront of heaven,before which 1 must short ly appear—by the blood of the murdered Pa triots who have gone before me—that my conduct has been, through all this peril, and through all my purposes, governed only by the convictions which I have uttered, and by no oth er view, than that of their cure, and the eman cipation of my country from the super inhuman opprosai<»n,under which she has so long and too patiently travailed; and that I confidently and assuredly hope, that, wild and chimerical as it may appear, there is still union and strength in Ireland to accomplish this noblest enterprise. Of this I speak with the,confidence of intimate knowledge, and with the consolation that ap pertains to that confidence. 1 hink not, my lords, I say this for the petty gratification of giving you a transitory uneasiness: a man who never yet raised his voice to assert a lie, will not hazard his character with posterity by as serting a falsehood on a subject so important to his country, and on an occasion like this.— Yes, rov lords, a man who does not wi|h to have his epitaph written, until his country is liberat ed, will not leave a weapon in the power of en **’ nor a pretence to impeach the probity which he'means to preserve even in the grave to which tyrannv consigns him. (Here he woe ogam interrupted by the Court ) Again I say, that what 1 have spoken, was not intended for your lordships, whose situation I commiserate rather than envy—my expressions wera for my couatrymen; if tk«ra it a traa Irishman present, let ray last words cheer him J in me hour of hit affliction— ' ( He teat again interrupted. Lord Norbury said he hid not eit there to hear treason. J I have always understood it to be the duty of a judge, when a prisoner has been convict ed, to pronounce the sentence of the law; I have also understood that judges sometimes think it their duty to hear with patience, and to speak with humanity; to exhort the victim of , the laws, and to offer with tender benignity his ; opinions of the motives by which he wasactu* ated in the crime, of which he had been ad judged guilty: that a judge has thought it his dulv so to have done, I have no doubt; but where is the boasted freedom of your institu tions? where is the vaumpd impartiality, cle mency and mildness of your courts of justice? if an unfortunate prisoner, whom your policy— not pure justice—is about to deliver into the hands of the executioner, is not suffered to ex plain his motives sincerely and truly, and to vindicate the principles by which he was actu ated. My lords, it may be a part of the system of an gry justice to bow a man’s mind by humilia tion to the purposed ignominy of the scaffold; but worse to me than the purposed shame, or the scaffold’s terrors, would be the shame of such foul and unfounded imputations as have j been laid against me in this court. You, my I lord, are a judge, 1 am the supposed culprit—I i am a man, you are a man also—by a revolution of power we might change places, though we ne*er could change characters; if J stand at the bar of this court, and dare not vindicate my character, what a farce is your justice! If I stand at thia bar, and dare not vindicate my character, how dare you calumninate it? Does the sentence of draih which, your unhallowed policy inflicts on my body, also condemn my tongue to silence, and my reputation to re proach? Your executioner may abridge the period of my existence; but, while 1 exist, I shall not forbear to vindicate my character and motives from your aspersions; and, as a man to whom fame is dearer than life, I will make the last use of that life in doing justice tothat rep utation which is to live after me, and which is the onlv legacy I can leave to those I honour and love, and for whom I am proud to perish. As men, we must appear on the great day at one common tribunal, and it will then remain for the Searcher of all Hearts to show a collec tive universe who was engaged in the most virtuous actions, or actuated by the purest mo tives—my country’s oppressors, or—[Here he uxis interrupttd, and told to listen to the sentence of <1. i_i M v Lord, shall a dying man be denied the legal privi'ege of exculpating himself, in the eyes of the community, of undeserved reproach thrown upon him during his trial, by charging him with ambition, and attempting to cast away for a paltry consideration the liberties of his coun try? Why did your lordship insult me? or ra ther why insult justice, in demanding of me why sentence of death should not be pronounced? I know, my lord, that form prescribes that you should ask the question, the form also presumes a right of answering! This, no .doubt, may be dispensed with—and so might tHe whole cere mony of the trial, since sentence was already pronounced at the Castle before your jury was impannelled: your lordships are but the priests of the oracle, and I submit to tlte sacrifice; but 1 insist on the whole of the forms [Here the Court desired him to proceed.] I am charged with being an emissary of France ! An emissary of Fiance !—And for what end? It is alleged that I wish to sell the independence of my country! And for what end? Was this the object of my ambition? and is this the mode by which a tribunal of justice reconciles Contradictions? No, I am no emis sary; my ambition was to hold a place among the deliverers of my country; not in power, not in profit, but in the glory of the achievement! Sell my country’s independence to France!— And for what? a change of masters? No! but for ambition! O, my country, was it personal ambition that influenced me—had it been the soul of my actions—could I not by my educa tion and fortune, by the rank and consideration of my family, have placed myself among the proudest of your oppressors? My country was my idol: to it I sacrificed every stifis1', every endearing sentiment; and for it 1 now offer up my life. O God ! No, my lord, I acted as an "iiishman, determined on delivering my country from the yoke of a foreign and unrelenting ty ranny, and from.the more galling yoke of a do mestic faction, its joint partner and ptrptlralor in patricide—whose reward is the ignominy of existing with an exterior of splendor and a con sciousness of depravity. It was the wish of my heart to extricate my country from this dou bly rivetted despotism. I wished to place her independence beyond the reach of any power on earth; I wished to exalt her to that proud sta tion in the world, which Providence had des livic'i uri iu mi* Conneciion with France was indeed intended, but only so far as mutual interest would sanc tion or require. Were they to assume any au thority inconsistent with the purest indepen dence, it would he the signal for their destruc tion; we sougnt aid, and we sought it as we had assurances we should obtain it—as auxilaries in war, and allies in peace Were *he French to come as invaders or ene mies, uninvited by the wishes of the people, 1 should oppose them to t^e utmost of ray strength. Yes, my countrymen, 1 should .ad vise you to tmet them on the beach, with a sword in one hand, and a torch in the other; I would me* t them with all the destructive fury of war; and I would animate my countrymen to immolate them in their boats, before they had contaminated the soil of n»y country If they succeeded in landing, and if forced to retire be fore superior discipline, I would dispute every inch of ground, rase every bouse, burn every blade of grass, the last spot on which the hope of freedom should desert me, there would I hold, and the last intrenchment of liberty should : be my grave. What I could not do myself, in j my fall, I should leave as a last charge to my countrymen to accomplish; because I should feel conscious that life any more than death, is dishonorable, when a foreign nation bolds my country in subjection. But it was not as an enemy that the succours of France were to land; 1 looked indeed for the assistance of France; I wished to prove to France and to the world, that Irishmen deserve to be assisted! That they were indignant at sla-j 1 very, and ready lo assert the independence an » liberty of their country. 1 wished to procure for my country the gua- < ran tee which Washikotou jWocured for Ame- j riea. To procure an aid, which would hy its i example be as important as its valor, discipltn- i ed, gallant, pregnant with science and with ex-1 < perience; allies who could perceive the good,1; and, in our collision, polish the rough points ot i our character; they would come to uS as 51ran- ] ger§, and leave us as friends, after sharing in our perils and elevating our destiny. My ob- j jects were not to receive new task-masters, but j to expel old tyrants; these were my views, and these only became Irishmen. It was f°v these ends I sought aid from France;' because h ranee, even as an enemy could not be more implacable than the enemy already in the bosom of nty country. « [Here he ioat interrupted hy the court J I have been charged with^hat importance, in the efforts to emancipate my country, as to be considered the key-stone of the combination of Irishmen, or, as your lordship expressed it, “the life and blood of the conspiracy.” You do me honour overmuch—you have given to the subaltern all the credit of a superior; there are men engaged in this conspiracy who are not I only superior to me, but even to your own con ceptions of yourself, my lord—men before the splendour of whose genius and virtues I should bow with respectful deference, and who would think themselves dishonoured to be called youi friend—who would not disgrace themselves by shaking your blood-stained hand— [Here he was interrupted. ] What, my lord, shall you tell me, on the pas sage to that scaffold which that tyranny, of which you are only the in ermediary execution er, has erected for my murder, that I am ac countable for all the blood that has and will be shed in'.his struggle of the oppressed against the oppressor—shall you teil me this, and must I be so very a slave as not to repel it? 1, who fear not to approach the Omnipotent Judge, to answer for the conduct of my whole life—am 1 to be appalled and falsified by a mere remnant of mortality here—by you, too, who, if it were possible tocollect all the inno cent blood that you^iave shed, in your unhal lowed ministry, trf one*great teservoir, your lordship might swim in it! \_acrt me juuge mitrjtreu.\ Let no man dare, when I am dead, to charge me with dishonour—let no man attaint my memory, by believing that I could have engager! in any cause but that of my country’s liberty Sc independence—orthatlcouli have become the pliant minion of power in the oppression or the miseries of my countrymen; the proclamation of the Provisional Government speaks for my views; no inference can be tortured from it to countenance barbarity or debasement a| home, or subjection, or humiliation, or treachery, from abroad. I would not have submitted to a foreign oppressor, for the same reason that I would resist the domestic tyrant. In the dignity of freedom I would have fought upon the threshold of my country, and its enemy should enter only by passing over my lifeless corpse. And am I, who lif'ed but for my coun try, who have subjected myself to thewlangers of the jealous and watchful oppressor, and now to the bondageHf the grave, only to give my countrymen their rights, and my country her independence, to be loaded with calumny, and not suffered to resent and repel it? No, God forbid! If the spirits of the illustrious dead partici pate in the concerns and cares of those who were dear to them in this transitory life—Oh! ever dear and venerated shadt of my departed father, look down with scrutiny upon the con duct of your suffering son, and see if I have even for a moment deviated from those principles of morality and patriotism which it was your care to instil into my youthful mind, and for which I am now to offer up my life. My lords, you seem impatient for the sacri fice—the blood for which you thirst is not con gealed by the artificial terrors which surround your victim: it circulates warmly and unruf fled through the channels which God created for nobler purposes, but which you are bent to des troy for purposes so grievous, that they cry to Heaven. Be vet patient! I have but a few words mere to say. I am going to my cold and silent grave: my lamp of life is nearly ex tinguished: my race is run: the grave opens to receive me, and I sintc into its bosom. I have but one request to ask at my departure from this wor!d;it is the charity of its silence. Let no man write my epitaph; for as no man who knows my motives dare now vindicate them, let not prejudice or ignorance asperse them — Let them and me repose in obscurity and peace, and my tomb remain uninscribed, unti! other times and other men can do justice to my charac ter. When my country takes her place among the nations of the earth, then, and not till then, let my epitaph be written-1 have done! * WEST INDIA ADMIRALTY CASE. Boston, Dec. 29.—The Bath Inquirer, publish es the proceedings in the case of the brig Neu trality, of that port, which was seized at Ami gua for an alledged violation of the navigation laws, and discharged, by Judge Nugent, of the Vice Admiralty Court of the Island. It ap pears that the Neutrality sailed in August last from Bath, bound to Guadaloupe and a market, with a cargo of lumber, two horses, a cow, po tatoes, five casks of wine, and eight barrels of beef feShe arrived off the Island of Guadaloupe, on the 30th Sept, and (ay off and on, without coming to anchor, while the captain visited two ports of the island, and ascertained that there was no market there for his cargo. She then proceeded to Amigua, where the cap tain left her, with orders to lie off and on, while he proceeded to St Johns, to ascertain whether lie should be allowed to enter the wine and beef, (which he knew to be prohib ited articles,') for re exportation, and to dis pose of the rest of his cargo. Having as certained on authority which he considered satisfactory, that this course would be permit ted, he sent orders to his vessel to come to an chor in the harbor, and proceeded to endea vor to make sales of his lumber, intending, if he succeeded in the sale, to enter the ad missible articles for sale, the wine for ex portation, ami the beef as ship’s stores, as in consequence of the prolongation of his voyage he considered his other stores insufficient.—* 0 tb. m«» time, » W,i.«r of ** c»««^ i rKinfhiip went on board tne orig an» ss^sriS’-u ^and 6,,,d in‘ information for a forfeiture ofthe vessel — Vfter hearing the case, the Court ordered tl nformation to be dismissed, on the Krou"d ha inder the,existing acts of Parliament, » ,r inferior officer of the customs, cannot bring 1 suit for a penalty or forfeiture, but that such >uit mnst be brought in the name of some su jerior officer of the customs or navy. A mo ion was made to amend the information, and lo substitute the name of the Collector as pro jector, but this motion was overruled. 1 he :ourt intimated that the better way would be to withdraw the information, and to begin with other proceedings. This, however, it would jeem was not done. On an application for an award of costs and damages to the claimant, the judge » ''dered that the taxed costs, which had arisen out of the prosecution, should be al lowed to the claimant, but said that he could not award any thing in the nature ot damages for the detention of the vessel, as the merits of the case had not been brought under considera tion, and the court had no means of judging as to the legality, or the probable grounds of the detention. TRADE WITH THE WEST INDIES. We published a few days ago, a condensed statement of the trade between this country and the British West India and American colonies, during the years 1824 and 1825. The accounts of the trade, for the year preceding the 1st of October last, have not yet been laid before Con gress. e have, however, seen statements ot the trade of particular ports, from which we in fer that the amount of exports to the West In dies, will probably exceed that of the exports ofthe preceding years. The trade between Boston and the British West Indies is extremely small, the whole a mount of exports to those islands during the Iasi year being little more than 830,000. 1 o Connecticut this trade is quite important, both from its amount, and from the fact that for many of the articles exported, there is hard ly any other foreign market. From the port of New-Havcn alone, the exports to the West Indies generally, in the year ending the 30th of September last, amounted in value to 8344,788; being equal to half the amount of exports from the whole state in the pre ceding year. It does not appear what portion of this is to the British West Indies. Of this amount 8108,555 was in horses and mules, viz: 1164 horses and 712 'mules; 876,987 Indian meal; 857,008 flour, corn, rye meal, rye, and other grain and bread; 88,755 household furni ture, carriages and manufactures of wood; and considerable amounts in other manufactures.— The imports at New Haven for the year, a mounted to 8335.883, of which 864,326 were in gold, and 863,803 in silver coin, and the rest consisted principally of spirits, molasses and sugar, the duties on which amounted to 8130, 000. Boston Daily Ado. trom the host on Uculy Jtavtmrtr. Rebellion at the College of Versailles —The Par is papers giro the particulars of a revolt among the pupils of the Royal College of Versailles. Symptoms ofdiscontent among them had been manifested for seme tyne, and when on some festival occasion the head of the college, the Abbe Auger, prepared an entertainment for them, not one of them appeared. Their dis content was particulary directed against one of the overseers On a certain day, one of the stu dents in a studying hall under the supervision of this o verseer, folded his arms, and began to march gravely about the hall. When called to order by the overseer, the pupil responded, “what does your majesty please to demand?” and continued marching about. The over seer took measures to resent the insult, the pupils all took the part of their comrade, and a scene of tumult arose. Subsequently, on All Saints Day, the pupils all refused to sing at mass, and at supper; in the refectory they began simultaneously a clashing with their forks upon their plates. On being reprimanded by the censor, they redoubled the noise, and soon the lights were extinguished, pieces of bread and plates flew about the room. The Abbe Auger was called to quell the disorder. They agreed to make peace oti condition that the overseer and censor should he discharged.— This demand being rejected, the tumult was renewed. Part of the pupils in the refec tory, and part in tAe large dormitoiies of the college, broke all the glass, and destroyed every thing which could be found. It was found necessary to call in a body of gendarmes, and a battalion of Swiss-troops posted in the neighborhood. Even these were resisted by the infuriated lads, armed with window bars and such weapons as they could aieze upon.— They were at length obliged to capitulate— fifteen were expelled, and all the rest, excep* those whose parents lived at a great distance, were sent to their homes. A still more serious revolt btoke out in A pril last, in the School of A rts 8c Trades atCha lons, several of the accomplices in which have been tried in the Court of Assizes, and senten erd to imprisonment. Part of them were yet to be tried. Six of them were marched through Paris on foot, chained two and two. In our las! paper we gave the letter of the Vice President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives. We this day publish the names of the Committee appointed to invcsti gate the subject to which the letter refers. The charge of a participation in the Mix contract, by Major Vandeventer, is not new; neither is it now for the first time that an allegation has ap peared in the papers, that Mr. Calhoun was ac quainted with that circumstance. The fact of participation is admitted in a letter of Major Vandeventer, published in the Washington Ga zette, the prederessor of the Telegraph, on the 22d of April, 1822; and the fact that his parti cipation was with the knowledge of Mr. Cal houn, and that the contract with Mix was en tered into without the usual notice being given by public advertisements, was stated in the re port of the committee of the House of Repre sentatives upon that subject, made at the close of the session, and published about that time. We shall take occasion to republish the letter and report, with some observations on the sub ject, in our next. We cannot, however, re frain from the expression of our regret that the subject should hate Ween presented to Congress it a time when so much and such important business is about to come before that body. For the present, we will only observe that we think there is something in Mr Calhoun’s com munication to the House of Representatives very objectionable, as it is capable of being so construed, (however intended,) as to assign a cause and origin to this occurrence which are entirely different from its true cause and origin. [ Nat. Journal. [From the Richmond Compiler.) VIRGINIA LEGISLATURE. Horse or Delegates, Jaxcabt 1. Oil Saturday an engrossed bill providing for the payment of tobacco burned in Westhrooke Warehouse, in Petersburg, the last summer, was taken up. The bill was supported by Messrs. May, Patteson of Buckingham, and Eppes, 8c opposed by Messrs. Bryce and Mil ler, The liability of the Slate was not ques tioned. The only difference of opinion was, whether the Legislature ought to provide pay ment by law, or it should he adjudicated in the courts as the most proper place foi ascertain ing the value of the tobacco. The present laws on this subject provide no mode by which it can be done. The bill passed. A resolution from the Committee of Propo sitions and Grievances was read and concurred in, rejecting the remonstrance of Noah Zane in opposition to the petition of the Mayor, &c. of Wheeling, heretofore voted reasonable. — ♦ t We learn that Judge Woodworth, in consul tation with the other Judges of the Supreme Court, allowed a certiorari in the case of Ver milyea, Barker 8c others, convicted at the late Oyer and Terihiner. We understand the effect of this to be, to t ake up the Record and pro ceedings from the Oyer and Terminer to the Supreme Court, when the question of error in the empannelling of the jury, and other ques tions, will be discussed; and if the Supreme Court are of opinion that there was error, a new trial will be ordered. The cause will pro bably be argued at the February term of the Supreme Court, which commenced its sittings at Albany on the 3d Monday of February. New York Mercantile Advertiser, Lisbon Wine and Coffee. handinp, from the Schooner Harriett— lbs. (*rcen coffee 3UUU 5 I,.11 pipes ? Lisbon Wine. 10 quarter casks ) For sale by dec 23 W. FOWLF. k Co. Spermaceti 0\\ and Candles. JUST received per schr George & Mar)-, 36 barrels and tierces Winter Presst-1 Sperm. 01L, for sale ,y SAML. M. JANNEY. Who hat tn Store 20 Boxes N. Bedford Sperm. Candles. 12 mo 27 6t To Let, The Wharf and Lots at present occupied by Geo. Smoot & Co. with the houseappur tenant thereto. For terms apply to W ilham Herbe-t or Maurice Herbert, Alexan dria, or to JNO. C HERBERT, dec. 13 —^awtf near Vansville, Md. Bank of Alexandria, December 16, 1826. THE stockholders in this institution are hereby no* tified, that an election for Ten Directors, to serve the ensuing year, will be held at the Town Hall, the third Monday, (15th) of January next, between the hours of 9 in the morning and 5 P. M. J. L. McKBNNA, Cashier. dec 16—eotE Fanc^ Hardware Combs, Looking, Glasses, &c. THE subscriber has received by late arrivals from N. York and other places, a very handsome addition to his stock of Goods, which enables him (as agt nt for the concerned) to offe| to the public a great variety of Goods in his line. His stock of goods consists in part of Shovels and tongs, good and common fender* Brass and common andirons, tea trays and waiters Knives and forks, large assortment Fine pen and pocket knives, fine & common scissors Razors in cases and single, do s'raps and boxes Table and tea spoons, drawing knives, plain irons Locks, hinges, screws, cut tacks, hob nails Sparrow-bills, shoe thread, knives, awls, tacks Bristles, heel ball, files, pincers, boot cord and web bingfor shoemakers, a constant supply 590 (iozen tortoise shell, ivory and horn combs 200 looking glasses, mantle pier, toilette and other kinds, gilt and mahogany frames Whips and canes, newest fashion Beads in great variety- plated candlesticks 8c castors Brass do, high and flat brass knobs for furniture Snuffers ana snuffer trays Brushes of almost all kinds—of this article 1 have the best assortment in town Fancy baskets, a complete assortment, handsome 8c cheap, a lot of market do. daily expected Just from the manufactory, japanned lamps and pew terbeermugs COMBS repaired by cementing, in the best manner and u* short notice. New tortoiseshell combs exchang ed for old ones. Trunks and combs manufactured as usual. Highest price given for tortoise shell and horns. Books. I have in my agency a variety of religious and useful Rooks, published bv the Methodist Book concern in New-York, and sold at their prices. Just received, Minutes of the Annual Conferences for Jt|R6. Also, on hand, Hymn Books and Note Books of the same con* cern 1HOMAS MOUNT. *c 8 d3tkw3aw3 B 1.0 rarmers ona musicians. ” E1NTG afflicted witli the rheumatism, and my health — otherwise too delicate to admit of my attending to an extensive country practice, 1 offer for sale the FARM on which I reside. This farm contains from 400 to 500 Acres of rolling land of the best quality. The soil is a mix ture of clay and sand, with a substratum of marie, which by deep ploughing may be kept in a constant course of improvement, it is situated in King George coun ty* Virginia, in the centre of a wealthy and popu lous neighborhood, (called Chotank.) The build ings are commodious, the dwelling house not of the modem fashion,—but comfortable aud sufficiently large to accommodate any family. Tue stables and granerv have been built but a few years, and are upon the most improved plan. The situation is handsome and elevated, threedourths of a mile from the Potomac river, of which it commands a beautiful & extensive prospect. On this estate there arc more never-failing spring?, yielding the purest water, than 1 have ever seen on the same number of acres. Timber, of the kind common to such a soil, is abundant, Red JPhite Oak, Hickory, Walnut, dfc. the second growth is locust and cedar. It lies suffici ently remote from creeks and marshes to ensure health to its possessor, and yet near enough to secure the physician's employment in his profession. The terms will be very accommodating. Persons disposed to purchase will address their letters to Hampstead, Va. no? 17—co3tlawtf GKO. FITZHUGff.