THURSDAY MORNING, JULY 19, ’.827.
A letter, dated the 12th’ inst. has been re
ceived in Richmond, from a gentleman in Char
lottesville, giving the unwelcome information
that Mr. Madison, who, it will he rememberedf
is Rector of the Virginia University, was taken
extremely ill with the cholera morbus in the
night of the 11th, and that on the morning of
the 12th, at eleven o’clock, he was no better.—
The Board of Visitors being in session, Mr.
Monroe Sc many other distinguished gentlemen
were at the side of the sick bed, and Mr. Jef
ferson’s ft ieml and favorite physician Or. Dun
gkson was in attendance.
We learn from the New-York Gazette, that
the Spanish squadron under Com. Laborde, sail
ed from Havana the 2nd inst. on a cruise.—
Com. Porter was still at Key West, but several
of his brigs were ctuising.
A felucca of about eighty tons, with a com
plement of about eighty nun, under command
of a colored person, sailed from Havana on the
1st inst. to protect the coast. She is rigged
with three lattccn sails, two jibs, three square
topsails, three top gallant sails, and a square
Capt. Butler, lately anived at New-York
fiom Puerto Cabeilo, btings intelligence that
the country was in a very unsettled state. The
gutvs in ihe castle had all been dismounted by j
order of Bolivar, and all the troops were leav
jui* Puerto Cabeilo and Laguira for Carthagena.
Duel.—The Providence (R t.) American of
Friday, says that a duel was fought in Pawtuck
et on Wednesday,‘‘be tween a French gentle
man of high respectability, who acts in an of
ficial capacity under the French government,
and a Polonesr,formerly a general in the. French
army during the revolution—the names of the
individuals vve cannot learn. It seems they
came with their seconds and surgeons from
Boston t© Pawtucket on Tuesday evening, se
lected their ground upon the new turnpike, a
short distance from the village, met at 4 o'clock
in the morning, and at the first fire the French
man was shot through the fieshy part of both
his thighs. His antagonist, who was uninjur
ed, saw him conveyed to Blake’s tavern, where
cordial forgivenesses were exchanged, and then
took an abrupt leave of the state, hiving depart
ed, it is said, in the New-York steamboat.”
An adjourned meeting of the citizens of
Washington, having for itt important.object an
expression of sentiment in regard to the pro-11
posed Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, was held in
that city on Tuesday evening last. The pro
ceedings, which, in our opinion, are not less
wise than they are energc»ic, we have copied
fn ixteusoy trusting that they may have a saluta
ry effect in accelerating the march cf public
spirit, already happily commenced in Alexan
At an adjourned Meeting of the Citizens of
Washington County, Enst of Rock Creek, held
at the City Hull on Tuesday afternoon, the 171h
inst. to receive the Report of the Committee
appointed at the Public Meeting on the 9i!i
instant—the M.wou m the Chair, and JosrtrH
(i.VLts, Jr. Secretary—
The Report of the Committee having been
received and debated at large, it was
Hesohtd, As the sense of this meeting, that
the immediate, and, still more, the eventual
prosperity of this City and adjacent country,
will be so eminently promoted by the Chesa
peake and Ohio Canal, as to make it their deci
ded interest to aid its accomplishment, by till
the means in their power.
That this will be the case is demonstrated by j
the unquestioned fact, that, by the use of coal,
the annual saving to the city,in the price ol;
fuel alone, would at present exceed one hun- j
tired thousand dollars, and would continue to !
increase with its growth.
That, in addition to the gain* from this
source, the diminished prices of grain, flour,
lime, lumber, butter, whiskey, meats, marble,
iron, ami vatious other commodities, which
will be supplied to an extent only limited by the
demand, and which will in no inconsiderable
egiee, be paid by the fish and manufactures of
•ir vjcinity, and by the profits of the extensive
. - le* which the canal will create, must inevi
t'.'v bring borne the benefits ol this great ob>
rz *o every inhabitant of the City.
o’ved. That it he recommended to the Cor
l ,.ti;n cf the City of Washington to sub
v r’sbo one million of dollars to the Chesapeake
and Ohio Canal, on the condition that the Con
fess of the United States will guarantee the
payment <*f a loan to that amount.
Resolved, That the Congress of the United
S’jktes be assured, in case of such loan being ef
fected, that the interest thereon will be paid,
and the principle redeemed, by the said Corpo
ration and the Levy Court; to secure which, a
pledge be given to lay faxes, if requisite, on the
city and the other portion of the county of
Washington Last of Rock Creek.
Resolved, That application be made to Con
gress to convey to the City, in aid of the Canal,
the lots unsold in the City.
Resolved, That, in case taxation shall be re
sorted to as aforesaid, it be stipulated that the
sums paid by individuals forsuclctax shall be
repaid out of the div idends that may be receiv
ed on the stock, so far as the dividends may be
adequate thereto; and that, at the time ot pay
ing such tax, a certificate be given to the indi
xidual making payment of such obligation,
which certificate shall be transferable to bearer.
Resolved, That if it shall .appear that the Cor
poration, or the Levy Court for the County ol
Washington, have not power to lay taxes for
the purpose aforesaid, the said Corporation and
Levy Court be requested to apply to Congress
for a grant of such power for this specific pur
Resolved, That a committee of thirteen be ap
pointed to present to the Corporate Authori
ties of the City, the Levy Court of the County
of Washington, and to the President and Con
gress of tbe United States, a copy of the fore
going proceedings, with power, in co-opera
lion with the said Corporate authorities, or any
other authorities of the District, to use all pro
per means in aid of this momentous object.
Ordered That the said Committee be appoint
ed by the Chairman.
R. C. WEIGHTMAN, Chairman,
J. GALES. Jr. Secretary.
From the New- York Statesman.
TRIAL OF THE REV. MR WEEMS.
'The trial of this pretended clergyman, for lar
ceny, came on on Thursday at the Municipal
Court, Boston. The Court House was crowded
from live commencement to the conclusion.— i
His counsel set up the plea of insanity, and evi
dence of the Rev. Drs. Gardner, Junks, and se
veiul other divines, was offered to support it.
It appeared that lie had preached onceor twice
in Salem, as often in Reading, and once in Bos
ton. He was educated at the South, and pass
ed some lime in Andover previous to his arriv
ing in Boston; and the witnesses in his behalf
spoke in high urms of his education, talents,
gentlemanly deportment, &c. Ilis sermons were
said to have been elegant in composition, and ac- j
ceptuble in delivery, though we have heard that
but a small portion of them were the produc
tions cf his own brain. Although it was prov
ed beyond a question, that at times he has been
slightly disordered in his head, yet the jury IVlt
themselves bound to bring a verdict of Cuiliy.
The prisoner exhibited a sickly, emaciated
appearance, and one al’ogcthcr exciting sym
pathy. During the trial lie sat mule, though
not without the appearance of considerable agi
tation; and for the greater part of the lime re- j
dined his head in his handkerchief which he
held in his upraised hand. The opinion has ob
tained, that whatever may have been his con
duct before he was denounced by the clergy, he
has since not hesitated to venture farther into j
the ruinous paths of vice and profligacy.
From the National Intellimncer.
The Virginia Palladium, unci^another paper,
have undertaken tojlraw inferences from our
silence on the subject of Gen. Jackson’s Letter,
which they are not warranted in doing. We
arc not the champions of Mr. Clay—wc have
sometimes differed from him in opinion, and
sometimes disliked Ids political movements—
but we have that confidence iff the elevation of
his sentiments, and his disdain of meanness or
equivocation, that wc would not give credence
to much stronger testimony, than is furnished
by the Letter of Gen Jackson, against the pu
rity of his conduct in the Presidential Election.
We have no doubt that the facts, which Gen
Jackson states of his own knowledge, are indis
putably true. Hut we utterly disbelieve in Mr.
Clay’s having authorized any such overtures as
he speaks of. We do not believe that he would
-have accepted the office of Secretary of State
ftnder Gen. Jackson. Wedoucrr believe that
he could, without disgrace, personal and polit
ical, have voted for Gen. Jackson for the Pres
idency, with his recorded opinions respecting
him staring him in the face. We did not say
all this in publishing Gen. Jackson’s Letter, be
cause we were perkily willing it should go to
the world unattended by our comments; and be
cause, whilst we felt no obligation to volun
teer a defence of Mr. Clay, we were entirely
convinced that lie was not only able, but wil
ling, to defend himself against any such charg
es as those, brought forward by whomsoever.
Wc therefore protest against any inferences
being drawn from, our silence in reference to this
subject, or to any other. We sometimes find
it our duty to be silent, and wc inflict pain up
on ourselves in refraining to speak our minds,
when every fe» ling of nature is roused against j
unmerited injury to ourselves or others.
[Fromthe Democratic Press.]
PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION.—No. VIII.
In our previous numbers we have shown the
perfect consistency of Mr. Adams and his re
publican conduct during the three first years ol
his holding his seat in liie National Senate. We
shall r.ow exhibit his conduct for the two sub
sequent years. It will be seen that in those
years he was the right arm ol the administra
tion, and that the part he took in its iavor was
as conspicuous as that ot the Prime Minister in
the Parliament of Great Britain.
Fourth Session, 1806 7.
At this session Mr. Adams was chairman ol
the committee to which all bills, resolutions, a
mendments and motions were committed—He
was also chairman ol the Library committee—
He was also chairman of the Judiciary commit
tee—He was on the committees in relation to
the Army—Public Debt—Intercourse with St.
Domingo—Fire at Portsmouth—On Weights
and Measures, and on many others. The fore
going were all important committees, hut those
that follow evince in a strong degree the confi
dence that was placed in him by Mr. Jefferson’s
friends in'lhe senate, and in these measures, be
i acted generally in opposition to the federal
I members of the senate. He was on the com
mittee in relation to Burr’s conspiracy— He
j was on the committee on the President’s mes
j sage in relation to that conspiracy, which re
j ported on the day of the reception of the mes
i sage, a bill to suspend the Habeas Corpus,
I which passed through the senate the same day.
I_He was on a committee in relation to Burr’s
associates. At this session he acted with the
republican in opposition to the federal senators
on a call on the President, in relation to the
| non-intercourse. This is all the evidence I shall
■ adduce from the doings of this session, of his
' uniformity and consistency of conduct, and if
we know any thing of the weight of evidence
this will be considered plenary.
W’e shall digress in a small degree from the
present subject of these papers to introduce in
chronological order some important incidents
of this session. It was at this session that Hen
ry Clay, the steady and consistent champion of
the American policy, first look his seat in the
National Senate. It was also at this session that
the first systematic step was ta-ken to introduce
internal improvements. On the 21st of Feb
ruary, 1807, Mr. Adams moved the following
hesolved, That the Secretary of the Treasu
ry be directed to prepare and report to the Se
nate at their next session a plan for the applica
tion of such means as are constitutionally with
in the power of Congress, to the purpose of o
peniijg roads, for removing obstructions in riv
ers, and making canals, together with a state
ment of the undertakings of that nature now
existing within the United States, which as
■objects of public improvement may require
and deserve the aid of government.
Thu resolution did not immediately pass, but
under a different modification was adopted pre
vious to the termination of that session, and
produced the celebrated report of Mr. Gallatin,
which has laid the basis of a system that bids
fair to bind together and strengthen our Union.
At the close of the subsequent session Mr.
Gallatin made his elaborate report. It was too
laic to take any measures in relation to it, but
I the report was primed and ordered to be diffus
ed amongst thepeople on notion of Mr. Adams.
At the meeting in Boston for the choice of
delegates to the Harrisburg Convention one
gentleman spoke of General Jackson as an old
friend of the American System, and Mr. Adams
as a recent convert to that system. We have
now shown an earlier friendship on the part of
Mr. Adams to internal improvements than can
be adduced by Genera! Jackson or any candi
date that has been everVarted as the opponent
of Mr. Adams. Ilis was the very first systema
tic movement to advance this great National
System. We shall show in a future paper that
Mr. Adams’ friendship to domestic manufac
tures was of a yet earlier date, and that at least
eight years before the resolution offered by him
in relation to roads and canals, his views in re
lation to domestic manufactures were in ad
\ance of all his countrymen. Sll}NEY.
To the Editors of the United States Gazette,
Gentlemen,—I send you a copy of a letter
written by Thomas Jefferson, in his 77th year,
which deserves preservation for ihe beauty of
its sentiments. It owes its existence to the fol
lowing circumstance. An amiable lady of New
York* wrote a poem, styled Rosalie, which she
dedicated to Mr. Jeffersor, to him a copy was
sent by the jfTinter, with a letter, to which the
subjoined letter is a reply. C. M.
• Under the assumed name of Palmvra Johnson.
Montickllo, Dee. 30.—20.
Sin,—I have duly received your favor of ihc
20th inst. and with it Mrs. Palmyra Johnson’s
poetic tale of Rosalie, and I beg leave, through
the same channel to return her my thanks for
it. I have read it w ith great pleasure, and that
is saying much for it from a reader of 77. But
the effusions of a feeling heart and delicate fan
cy, expressed in smooth numbers, make their
impression even on the dull sensibilities of that
age, and the sympathies with the fate of a Con
stance, and fortune of a Rosalie, can still he
felt. I have more especially to thank her for
the partialities towards myself, which she has
been pleased to express in Iter dedication, iif
which she has ascribed to me much more than
I have merited or claimed, and'I pray you, sir,
to accept the assurance of my great respect.
Extract of a letter from an American gentle
man at Paris, dated May 30 received in Phila
delphia:—“Mr. Warden has found a book 100
years old, in which is the whole of Captain
Symmes’ theory. He intends to semi it to the
Philosophical Society. Strickland’s Reports
are publishing iti Paris, and will soon appear.
The publisher has promised to give Mr. R. a
copy as a present for the Improvement Soci
The Ann Maria, a Holstein ship lately arri
ved at Hamburgh from Vera Cruz, with 212,000
dollars, on account of the Elberfeld trading
company, it being the first direct return of mo
ney for their shipments of German munufac
tuns.—It is stated that the beautiful remains of
the temple of Eryctheum at Athens have been
destroyed. A ball from the Tu:kish army
struck a column which supported one of the
angles of the edifice, and it suddenly fell, and
ci usho-d uuder the ruins the widow of the
brave Gen. Gourra.— German paper.
Ancient Attire and Modern Manners.
The fine gentleman of “the good old days”
before the Revolution, as. he is described in the
paintings and portraits of the times, strutted
forth in a^uge coat of red or white broadcloth,
of most voluminous dimensions, whose ample
skirts covered his whole person as securely as
the outer garments of recent fashions. Broad
plates of silvered metal, or substantial dirks of
horn, were arranged in rows upon its sides, in
the places of finical gilded buttons, to pay a
double debt, as fastenings and ornaments. The
closely fitted sleeves were opened at the bottom,
to display the cunning of the laundress in the
composition of endless plaits, and the ruffles
emerged front the aperture to guard the com
plexion of the band. The superior extremity
was dignified by a venerable wig, and surmount
ed by a three-pronged and cocked-up hat. The
trim garments of wnmc/i/.:0rtaWe-denominatio»s,
met at the knee with the long stockings of silk
or wool, and were bound with a light band, so
adjusted as to display the symmetrical ptopor
tions of the limbs. The shoes sharpened to a
keen point, glittered with the brilliancy of huge
and highly polished buckles, and were glowing
with the appliances of oil and blackball. 1 he
neck was enriched by a few yards of cambric,
negligently twisted about. The false collar, tire
equivocal testimony in favor of the shirtlcss
wight, was as much unknown as the patented
improvements of Day Sc Martin, which now fur
nish mirrors to animate our great men to fu
ture exertions; nor did the face peep out front
between immovable barriers of bleached and
starched cloth, I?ke the countenance of a pork
er grinning through two gate-posts. It makes
the heart sad, to think of the stately caparison
of the dames, who entertained the visits of these
antique beaux. The gown of rich brocade, or
of rustling silk, flowing out in many a yard of
train ar.d be-flounced and be-furbelowcd in all
directions, the tafty pile of head-gear towering
over the brow of the beautiful, the delicate, and
gorgeous coloured skirt, the ruffles bristling
round the neck, and the demure cap, form a
picture of graceful drapery, moving those of
unfortunately recent date, to mourn for depart*
ed taste. Oh! that we had been our own grand*
fathers, and they had been their grandsons,
that we might have worn red for blue, and white
instead of black; and flourished in broad skirt
ed coats, and immeasurable vests.
On Thursday the 5th inst. at Tusculum, near New
Glasgow, Va. by the Rev. P. G. Smith, of Lynchburg,
the Rev. Charlie H. Page, Rector of Lexington Par
ish, Amherst, to Miss Gabbiella Sophia Chawiosb.
Prices of Produce i n Alexandria yesterday t
Fl«ur, #4 00 a 4 30
Wheat, ... 0 85 a 1 00
Corn, (sales). 0 45
Rye, . 0 50
Oats,_„. 0 30
.Capt Tales: will sail on Saturday, and take
sfreight at a low rate. Apply to
july 19W. TOWLE k CO.
6 HMDS, prime Baltimore whiskey, 29 bbls. do. do.
50 bbls No. 1 gross Herrings, of a superior quality
july 19L. St I,. CHAMBERLAIN.
$10,000 tox only $5
A few tickets and shares yet on sale in the
New-York Consolidated Lottery,
the drawing of which will be received on Saturday
next. No doubt but some lucky numbers remain on
hand yet unsold—be early therefore, if you wish to se
cure some of them at
Old Established Prize Office, King-street, Alex’a.
An Astonishing Cure of CONSUMPTION
Copy of a letter dated
Utica, Oneida Cou.vrr, Jure 2G, 1827.
MR. WILLIAM W. potter, Respected Sir-1
have been troubled for the last fourteen yearn with
a consumptive complaint, spitting blood, and almost con
stant coughing. Seeing an advertisement in the Utica
Sentinel and Gazette, o£a late invention called Por
teh’s Vegetable Catrolicox, I have made trial of it,
and can state from actual experience, that it is true to
its motto, and that trying is the naked truth, and like
Thompson’s eye water, it stands unrivalled. My pen
will not permit me to describe the grateful feelings I
have towards joufor the discovery you have made;
but, I believe that you will be the cause of saving many
valuable lives, through the assistance of God and your
You. will hardly believe me w I veil I tell you, that I
was reduced from my average weight,about 200 pounds
to less than 140, and by using only lluo bottles of your
valuable CulhoUem, am now enjoying perfect health,
and weigh two hundred and thirteen pounds-, instead of
being afflicted with a consumption of health, I am now
blessed with a beef and pork consumption, thank God.
• “If ever you should be travelling in this direction 1
should he very happy to see you, or indeed any of
You arc at liberty to publish this, and I should like
it to appear in the Utica papers, thinking it may do
some good- Truly yours,
TIMOTHY C. M’EI.HOY,
No. 201 Ccncsscc-strcet, Utica, N. Y.
|C?*For sale by
EDW. STABLER Sc SON,
Druggists, Jlexandruia, .Igenlf,
And by O. M. LI NTH I CUM,
Druggist, Georgetown, Hgettt.
¥uv Gibraltar & Port Malum,
The fine sehr. ALEXANDRIA.
A H W. Howes, master; will be dispatched to the
jp[I f\above ports on Thursday the 19th inst. can
k*'ifiw«^£t;1kc on freight about 200 barrels, and hand
somely accommodate 12 or 15 passengers, having two
large state rooms, and a very convenient cabin.
A. C. CAZENOVE&CO.
Leitetr. and packages for the squadron will receive
every requisite attention froinCapt. llowcs.
july 16 ____
Tons, on board the schr. Cent, at Vowell’s wharf
.for sale by S. MKSSKKSMITII.
The SCHOONER CENT, -
Burgess, Master, carries about 900 barrels.—
Apply as above, july 18
White Lead, etc.
Oi"| KKGS 1st quality White Lead, in 25 and 23 lb.
OLJ kegs, just received and for sale by
S WIG. M. JANNliY.
who ha* ix STonr.—
7 tierces summer strained sperm oil
10 baskets salad oil
3 hlids West India sugar
25 bbls Baltimore loaf do
5 bags Havana codec
10 do Brazil do
10 bbls Baltimore beef
1 case Gilpin’s letter paper,
30 bolts American canvass
30 boxes cotton and wool cards
3 pipes and2 halfpipes Madeira wine
0 baskets spaikling Cliampaigne
7 mo 12—tf
Porto Kico Hides and Goat Skin*.
Now Landing from on board Schooner Enterprise—
•'A PORTO RICO hides of good quality
i Dvl 53(^ goat, sheep and calf skins
21 bags green coffee—For sale by
jnly 12_J NO. »■ Ml I.LKR.
&ew York Consolidated Lottery, 4th Class.
Will be drawn in New-York on the lbtli July. High
est prize $RL000. Tickets 5; halves 2 50; quarters
1 25. ^
Union Canal Lgtery of Pennsylvania, 30M Class,
will be drawn in rhiladelphia on the 25th July. High
est prize $16,000. Tickets $5; halves 2 50; quarters
1 25—for sale at
LOTTERY 8c EXCHANGE OFFICE,
King-Street, 2 doors West of Royal-Street, Alexa.
25 47 48 45 7 49 27 43
are the drawn numbers in the West Baptist Society
Lottery, which was drawn in PrdVidencc on the 11th.
The cash is ready for the holders of prizes,
JUST received, 52 dozen Pine Apples, in prime or
der, and on sale by
jnly 17— 3t _ J. n.llKPBURN.
WANTED to hire until the 31st of December npxt,
Ten able bodied Negro men, (as axemen) for which
good wages will be given. Proposals, directed to H.
K. D., Washington City, will be attended to.
N. B. The Negroes must belong in Virginia.
Open daffy from 10 to 12, A. M. tnd from 3 to 5, P. M;
» -- L LL1
By George Johnson.
ON THURSDAY nest the 19th inst at 3 o'clock is
the afternoon, on Kirk'* Wharf, ^
186 Logs St. Domingo MAHOGANY,
large wood, and of superior quality,
july 12—ts J. S. MILLER.
Will be added to the soles an the 19 th t net.
59 Logs Honduras MaYiogany.
Ofj’The National Intelligencer and Baltimore Amer
ican will please insert the above till sale.
03* The papers above will insert this also till day
of sale. j.G.
WILE he sold by the Marshs! on the premises, a
12 o'clock on Saturday, the 18/A day of August
next, fbr rash, all the right, title and interest of
James Uurch in ami to a piece or parcel of land in the
county of Alexandria, lying on the road leading from
Burch’s Tavern at the roads to Georgetown, containing
Eighty-nine and a half Acres, conveyed from Robert
Stephens to the said Uurch, to satisfy an execution in
favor of Samuel Uurch.
C. SCOTT D. M.
july 19—Sawlm for Tench Ringgold. Marshal
ON FRIDAY the 20th day of this present month,
July, will be sold at public auction, at Catts’s
Tavern, in Fairfax County, Virginia,
Two Horses, One Cow, a Cart, and sundry at tides
of Household and Kitchen Furniture.
Terms made known at the time of sale.
THEODICIE BLINCOE, Adm’rx.
july 7 eots of Geo. W. Ulincoe, dec'd.
UNDER the authority of a deed of trust from Tho
mas S. Hamersdey, bearing date on the first, day
of July, 1821, and duly recorded in the County Court
of Fail fax, will be sold at the front door of Fairfax
Court House, at public auction to the highest bidder
for cash, on the third Monday in August next, being the
20th day of said month, all the right, title and interest
of said Thomas S. llaniersley to a certain
Tract ot Varcel of Land,
commonly known by the name of “Lythom,” situate in
the said County of Fairfax, and winch was the proper*
ty of the late Elizabeth Brent llaniersley
july 9—ts THOMSON F. MASON, Trustee.
* Trusteed Sale.
IN pursuance of the nrovisions of a deed of trust
from Hubert T. Thompson tome, bearing date the
IHMi day of July, 1825, and duly recorded in the Clerk’s
Office of Fairfax County Court, I shall for the purpo
ses therein mentioned, proceed on Monday ths 20/A
day vf August nrxl, (boing the first day of August
Court,) at the front door of Fairfax Court House, to
sell, by public auction, for cash, or on such credit as
the parties concerned may direct, the
Tract ot Land
by said deed conveyed, or so much thereof as may be
necessary to satisfy said purposes. The 9aid land lies
upon Occoquan Bay, in the county of Fairfax, Virgin
ia, and is now in the occupancy of tbc said Itobt. T.
Thompson. ‘ JOHN MACRAE,
july 10 eotA20
Land tor Sale.
V171LL be sold on Saturday 21s/ instant, ^JulyJ at
f V the second Turnpike Gate on the Little River
Turnpike Hoad, five miles from Alexandria,
One Hundred and Forty Acres of 5
binding on both sides of the said
road, and adjoining said Toll Gate., ,,
ThisJand has two tenements on it; one of which is si
tuated on the road, and has been occupied as a Wagon
St.oid for many years. About thirty acres of the land
is cleared, the balance is in good wood and timber, and
abounds w ith good springs and running streams. It
has also on it one of the most beautiful situations for
improvement, in view of the road, there is in Fairfax
county. Those persons who never had the advantage
of land lying on turnpike roads, would do themselves
great justice by attending this sale, in order to obtain
a good bargain, as wood land cannot be had at any
time so near the fcbwn.
Also, on the same day, will be offered for sale,
one other tract of land situated in Albermarlc county,
Virginia, four miles from C'harlottsville, containing
ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY ACRES,
all in timber except about 25 acres, which is cleared
and rents for $40 per year. 'Terms will be made ’
known on the day of sale.—And said sale will com
mence at 11 o’clock, A. M.
Ij31» caac no sale can be made of either of the
tracts of land, or any part thereof, on the said 21st day
of July, it will be sold at private sale previous toTuea
day the 9th day of October next, on application to me
in Alexandria. CHARLES SCOTT,
Attorney in factfor the heirs of John Summers, dee’d.
july 4 . Stawts
AT » Superior Court of Chancery, held in the towti
of Feeder!cskburg on the 23d day ofApril, 11827—
Bladen Dulany, .... Plaintiff.
Benjamin Dulany, Dulany Forrest, French Forrest, and
others, - Defendant*;.
This cause came on this day to be heard, by consent
of the parties bv counsel, upon the papers formerly
read, and the reportj of Commissioner Barton, and
Commissioners Peyton, McKenna and Mason, made
pursuant to the order of the 12th day of May, 1825, to
which reports there is no exception, and was argued
by counsel; On consideration w hereof the Court,.ap
proving of and confirming the said reports, doth by the
like consent, adjudge, order and decree, that unless
the defendants, or some one or more of them, shall
within sixfy days from the date hereof, pay and satisfy
to the plaintiff, the sum of two thousand three hundred
and twenty-one dollars, and eighteen cents, with inter
est thereon at the rate of six per centum per annum,
from the 8th day of January, 1820, until paid, and the
costs by the plaintiff expended in the prosecution of
this aij.it, the Marshal of this Court after having adver
tised the time and price of the sale of the same in some
newspaper published in the town of Alexandria, and
at the front door of the Court House of the county of
Alexandria, in the District of Columbia, for five weeks
successively, do expose to sale before the front door of
Clagctt’s Hotel, in the said town of Alexandria, for
ready money, the lands and premises, in the proceed
ings mentioned, with the appurtenances; and out of
the proceeds of the said sale, afier defraying the ex
penses attending the same, do pay and satisfy to the
plaintiff his aforesaid debt, interest and costs, and the
surplus of the proceeds of the said sale, if any, depo
site to the credit of this cause, in the office of discount
snd deposit*? of the Farmers’ Bank of Virginia at Fr'c
dericksburg, subject to the future order bfthe Court
herein, and report his proceedings herein to the Ccort.
Costs $74 68—A copy—Teste,
J. 11. WILLIAMS, C.C.
trTur suaut to the foregoing
decree, I shall, on the 8th day of August next, before
the front door of Clagett’a Hotel, in the town of Alex
andria, expose to sale by public auction, to the bighost
bidder, for ready money,* a certain
Tract of Land,
of which Mrs. Kljia Dulany died possessed, containing
about fortv.four jferes, together with the improvements
thereon, situate, lying and being in the county of Fair
tax, immediately on the line of the District of Colum
bia, and near the said town of Alexandria.
JOHN STANABD, M. F. C. D.
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