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and to all times.” \nd then presents us with the following cu rious article: f From the Weekly Mercury of 1742.J Methinks I could wish that some Author had nven us a history of Preferments and Disgraces a certain Time when one Man lorded it over ,country, as 1 should be glad to read the Birth, an account of their eminent Abilities, and the Services they perform’d for their Coun ty'. and 1 fancy, if the last dying Speeches and Confessions of some of them should be annex’d, , would not make the llistoiy the less enter taining to the Courteous Header. Cardinal de Iletz tells us that there is a Time when to be disgrac’d at Court lessens a Man’s vierit in the Opinion of the World, but (says he) t' ,,.re is also a time when to be disgraced at C.mrt, raises a Man’s Character, casts a Lustre t„vr all his good Qualities, and obtains Quarter with the World for all his Faults. When Government is executed with a just Re gard to the Rights of the Subjects at home, and the Glory and interest of the .Nation are main t i.ii’d abroad, it is no Shame for a Man to wish to be in favor at Court. When men are prefeired merely for their abi ; ties, and laid aside where a want of abilities is !;;scovered, a man would certainly think it an honor to be in favor at Court. When there is u Court composed of ministers and councillors chosen out for their wisdom and abilities io the business of the State, of divines raised fir their learning and Christian piety, ;. ,J of soldiers preferred for their valor and conduct in the wars; who would not think it an ‘lonor to be in favor at Court? On the other side. When the subjects are oppressed with taxes for maintaining the mini ol,s of an overgrown minister in luxury, it is time for a man to think it an honor to be dis i.raced at Coui t. ° When the protection of trade is neglected— when arts, sciences and manufactures are star ved, and all kind of vice is encouraged, a man would wish to be disgraced at Court. When the sole executive Pdit of the Govern ment is usurped by some one bold overbearing Man. with scarce abilities for the lowest, a M m "would certainly wish to be disgraced at Court. When a certain Prostitution to the arbitrary Will ol this one Man is the Tenor by which eve ry man held his Employment, what Man of Spirit can serve, and who that hath the least Keeling for the Wrongs of his Country, or Re gard to his own Reputation, but would think it an Honor to be disgraced at Court? To the Editor of the Tehgrn[h. 1 was very forcibly struck with the heading of an advertisement in your paper. It begins :u these remarkable words: “ The President of the United States having approved an Act au thorizing the construction of a bridge across •iie Potoiuac.” Now in other times I dare say 1 should have taken no notice of it; hut at this particular juncture, when there is a violent struggle for power going on between the people and the President, 1 thought it the more remark able. In gone-by times, the language would have been, that Congress having passed an Act at their last session,” &c. Or, in conformi - ty with an Act passed by Cong re.-fw” or "Where a* bv ail Act of Congress parsed—of June, 1831,” 4c. Ac. In short, ail kinds of expressions would /.ave been used in preference to those now used, is. indeed, the President nli and all; has our Republic nearly run her little course? WHIG. II P. Letcher.—This gentleman has published au address to the people ot his district, explain* mir the conduct of the House i*fItepreientalives denying him his seat. In this he has held up Mr. Speaker Stevenson in his true character and colors. The committee of elections com posed d nine members, had fight Jacksonians and one anti Mason on it. This committee was appointed by Mr. Stevenson while he held the l’resideufs promise, nay, semi officii*! appoint ment, ol Minister to England ii. h*.s pocket: The »f'in-f ol Mr. Stevenson in appointing this colli mate**, the conduct of tin* committee itself, and the tiual action of llie majority in the House, are a i explained and laid op**** to view by the con cluding remark of Mr. Letcher’s address. “ At present l will only say that every member of the House, l believe, who voted against my admis sion to my seat, voted t*> sustain those alarming h. recutice measures which threaten our happy in vitations u-ith destruction.” litisuitors on the (inn—The bank of the Ganges opposite the Monghyr lias not the slightest pretensions to beauty; its low. flat, swampy shores, intersected with reedy islets, are the haunts of multitudes of alligators, which, 11 the hot season, may be seen sunning thom s,%»ves by the side of the huge ant-lulis erected ,llK*n the sand banks, appearing above the sur i.ico ot the water. Some of these animals at 1 iit> to i prodigious size: th-*y are exceedingly !'rtk*iilt t' kill, in consequence of the adatnan j"ie armour in which the greater part of their V»di,»s js eased. F.ven when the balls penetrate • ‘Ss guarded points, they are so tenacious of t"> cause a great deal of trouble before r;"'v <*’an be finally despatched. One which i ^ received eight balls, and was supposed to «1 ad, after having been tied to the bamboo •>t 3 hudgerow f.»r a whole day, exhibited iu t ie evening so much strength and lierceness, as to be a dangerous neighbor. Many of these wonders are fifteen feet long, and swim fear ;«s*.v past the boats, lifting up their terrific heads, and raising their dark bodies front the v'<u*'r as they glide along. Though not so fre quently as in former times, when the echoes of the river were less disturbed by the report of fii e ‘O cis, natives are still the victims ot that species t!lp alligator, which lies in wait for nu n and animals, venturing incautiously too near their "aunts. In many that have been killed, the sil v >r ornaments worn by women and children, ,lVf ,born a convincing proof of the ’* ‘rl"‘ nature of their prey. An alligator, it is «Md, will sometimes make a plunge amidst a i-ioup of pantliers at a gnaut, and singling out ",,e of party dart into the middle of the stream defying pursuit by the rapidity of its , a.?ainst the current, through which ' wul tly with the velocity of an arrow, and, living reached deep water, it sinks with itsvic ui mto the abyss of the river. Sportsmen, the u*nj >r portion especially, delight in waging portion especially, ilelight in waging >u against these giants of the stream, us they ■ w ‘"owing in the nuid in shallow places, and • 1 o°U,n" ,*l° defenceless parts of their bodies ' ie marksman. In the Sunderbune, where ueeks and natural canals of the Ganges "" through the forests whose margin almost i s,rPam- alligatoi*s are somo • rca2raSpd in deadly encounters with the ^ r' ™ battle of this kind, witnessed by a mis* fir aru15 described to have been a drawn one, a . the tigpr suceeded in dragging his • uu.liy adversary into a jungle, after a lapse • u Hour or two the alligator was seen to , • .,!.2e and the water, not very mate* • - • injured by the conflict it had sustained. [COMMCNICATED.] I beg leave, Mr. Editor—through the medium of your paper,—to express my gratification at being pr#ileged to attend an Examination of the Female Free School of this place; and to ' invite the attention of the public towards this useful and benevolent institution. It i* heart-cheering to philanthropists to wit ‘ ness the rapid and very striking improvement . of from 60 to 100 children, who are in daily at tendance at this school; and who, but for this interesting charity, would be left, in all proba bility, to grow up in ignorance and depravity. It was delightful to hear the prompt and cor rect replies to geographical and other questions, from children who but two years since had just commenced their ABC. The improvement in their morals and person al appearance is surprising, and reflects much credit upon the ladies whose conscientious and indefatigable labors (with the blessing of Provi dence) have produced such a happy result. Seven of the slaves, who were wrecked some time since in the brig Encomium, on her pas sage from Charleston for New Orleans, arrived at Charleston, 19th inst. from Key West, volun tarily returning to their masters, Messrs. J. &, H. YVadell, of North Carolina. Free Trade.—Not the least important among the items furnished by the arrival of the Virgin ian, on Saturday, was the debate which occur red in the House of Commons on the 5th of June, relative to the policy of the Free Trade System. The debates occurred upon a motion made by Mr. G. F. Young, for leave to intro duce a bill to repeal the 4th Geo. IV. c. 77, com monly called “ the Reciprocity Duties Act,” with 1 a view to restore to Parliament the control ! over all treaties with foreign powers involving ! the commercial interests of the British Nation The act sought to he repealed was the favor ite scheme of Mr. Huskisson, and was pressed upon the British public with all the ardor of his great and highly cultivated mind. Petitions for the repeal ot the Reciprocity Duties Act had been presented to the House from the port of London, from Glasgow, Hail, New Castle, Exe ter, and various other places interested in the shipping trade. It is a subject of great and in creasing interest in Great Britain, and occu pies a prominent place in their periodicals.— Blackwood’s Magazine for May, in u number entitled Decay of the Wooden Walls of En gland,” contains an able and elaborate article on the subject, in which the writer has investi gated the commercial principles of Mr. Huskis son with great ability and power.— .V. Y. Com. BALLOON ASCENSION— THIS DAY. NICHOLAS J. ASH Takes pleasure in informing the citizens of Washington, Georgetown, Alexandria, and their vicinities, that lie will make his second ascension, with his large variegated Balloon, from Audlostin Gardens, (Mason’s Island.) on Wednesday, 30th of July. As the process of inflating a Balloon is one of the most inter esting things, and most persons wish to be as near as nossible. there has been erected, ut considerable expense, an Amphitheatre, snflicient to accommodate from C to 7.000 persons, where they can he com fortably seated, and witness the whole of the in teresting process, by which, in less than two and a half hours, 12.000 feet of Hydrogen Gas is pro cured by means of this large and powei l'.d ap paratus, frgm the decomposition cl water with iron and sulphuric acid. Order to be obnerrtd (it the Aacentinn. Between the hours of 11 and 12 o’clock, sig nal cannons will be tired at intervals, at which time the gate of the Garden w ill be thrown open for the reception of visiters. During the space of time which will necessarily be occupied by the inflation, several small Ballons will bp sent off, by way of ascertaining the true course of the large one; and during the whole time thu employed by the inflation, &c. a grand Band ot Martial Music, engaged expressly for this occa sion, will add no little pleasure to the entertain ments of the day. At 5 o’clock, precisely, he will take his station in the Car. and. after float ing in the air a sufficient time for all the specta tors to have a full view of his Balloon and Car, the cords will be cut, and the flying vessel with her pilot, will gradually ascend to the regions above. Alter ascending to an elevation ol about non feet, he will detach from his Car a Parachute, containing an English Rabbit. If it roaches the earth in safety, it is requested, as an especial fa vor, that it be returned to the garden. A requisite number of Police Officers will be in attendance to preserve order. Tickets of admission 50 cents; children under 1:2 years of age half price; to be hud at all the principal Bookstores and Hotels in the District; also at the Garden gate on the day of ascension. NOTICE. fXUJE STEAMBOAT CYGXET, Captain I. James Guy, Jr. master, will leave Janney’s whart THIS MORNING, at half after 9 o’clock, for Mason’s island or Georgetown, and at 3 o’clock in the afternoon. Fare for the trip 25 cents. with a toll Band of Music. jy 30 — It STEAM BO A TEX CU RSI ON. rnHE STEAMBOAT ESSEX will start from .1. the foot of Cameron street at 3 P. M. on Wednesday, for Mason’s Island, and return af ter the ascension of the Balloon. Fare for the trip 25 cents. A Band of Music will be on board. PETER JONES, Master, jy 29—2t PLEASURE EXCURSION To Old Hoiut. Xurfo'lc, (aid Cope Henry. The steamer*Columbia, c»pt. Jas. Mitchell, will make a Pleasure Excursion to Old Point. Norfolk, and Cape Henry, on Mon day, 4ih of August, leaving Lambell’s wharf, Washington, at 12 M., and Thompson’s wharf, Alexandria, at t o’clock, P. M. She will leave I Norfolk lor the Cape on Tuesday, the 5th, at 2 I o’clock, P. M., returning the same evening to l Norfolk, and leave Norfolk for the District of | Columbia on Wednesday, the 6th, at 2 o’clock, I P. M. She will call at the different landings on i the Potomac to receive and land passengers. Passage and fare for the trip, S3, jy 20— tdthAug DISTRICT OlTcoLUMBIA, * County o f Alexandria, to wit: S i rriHOMPSON JAV1NS has applied to the [ JL Honorable William Cranch, Chief Judge of the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia, to be discharged from imprisonment, under the act for the relief of insolvent debtors within the Dis 1 trict of Columbia, on Saturday, the 30th day of August next, at 10 o’clock, A. M. at the Court Room; when and where his creditors are re quested to attend. E. I. LEE. C. C. jy 29—»3t COMMERCIAL PHILADELPHIA MARKET, July 28. Flour.—But little new Flour has yet come to market, about 500 barrels fresh ground have been sold at S3 1-8 a 5 1-4; 300 old stock, at 85; 100 half bbls new at $2 75; 550 bbls New York to retailers, at $4 87; 100 bbls scraped, at 4 87. A parcel of Brandywine Mills Flour, particulars not transpired; 250 bbls Rye Flour, at $3 62; 700 bbls Corn Meal at 82 87. On the Schuyl kill, 460 bbis Superfine Flour, of superior qua lity, at S5 3-8 a S5 31 1-4; and 75 bbls do at 85 25; and 100 do at 85 1-8; 75 do Rye, at §3 62. Gram.—The business done in Grain has been but small. A parcel of 400 bushels old South ern Wheat brought 81 02; but little new yet in the market, and no sales made. 1000 bushels round yellow Corn, afloat, at 64 1-2 cents; 1500 do Southern do from store, at 62 1-2 cts; 2000 do afloat at 64 cents; 900 bushels Rye in store, at 63 cents. On the Schuylkill, 3000 bushels red Wheat, at 81 07. In Corn, nothing doing. NEW YORK MARKET, July 26. Flour.—We have had a very dull and quiet week, without the change of 6d in the price for more than a month; the supplies arriving are but small, and the demand limited.' Sales of Western Canal at 84 87 a 85; Ohio Canal, 4 75 a 4 81; but little doing in Southern; limited sales of Howard street at 5 50; Georgetown at 5 25 a 5 50. No new Flour has yet made its appear ance, but Flour from new Southern wheat has been ground here and sold to bakers at G 25 a 6 50. Crain.—We noticed last week an arrival of 5000 bushels new Wheat from North Carolina, which sold at 81 15, since then two small lots ! have reached us; one was inferior, and sold at 1 01, and the other good, sold at 1 15. As the [ crop is all in at the South, and as they thrash it out early, supplies will soon be large. Corn has been brisk, and sold at an advance; full 15.000 Northern lias sold at 71 cents, and two cargoes Southern at 70 cents. Sales of Oats at 38 or 40 j cents; Rye 65 a 66 cents. We have accounts from all parts of our country that the crop of Wheat is most abundant, and the quality never better. NEW YORK EXCHANGE, July 2G. Dills on London, 60 days sight, £ sterling, 4 to 4 1-2 per cent. prem. -France, fr - - - 5 47$ a 5 40 -Holland, guilder, - 33 a 37 cents -Hamburg Marco Banco, 23 1 2 a -Boston, at sight, ... par -Philadelphia, do 1-4 a - - dis -Baltimore, do 3-8 </ - - dis -Richmond, do 3-4 a - - dis -N. Carolina, do 2 1-2 a - - dis -Charleston, do 1 1 2 a 2 - dis -Savannah, do 2 a - - dis -New Orleans, do 1 a 1 1-4 dis American Gold - - 61-2 a 0 pr Portuguese do - 6 1-2 a 0 pp Sovereigns - - 8 3-4 a 0 pr Heavy Guineas - 8 3-4 a 0 pr I Spanish Dollars - 1-2 a 1 pr Mexican do.par Five Franc Pieces.par Doubloons - - - - 15 50 a 15 55 l)o Patriot - - - — — a 15 55 BOSTON MARKET, July 26. Flour.—Sales, we are informed, of 700 bbls Fredericksburg superfine at $5 l-l per bbl, 4 mos. Of other descriptions sales are making in s>niull lots at quotations. drain.—We have reduced our quotations to conform to the transactions of the week, notic ing sales of 1600 bushels Southern yellow Corn at 69 cents per bushel, on time, with interest. m ship news, m POUT OF ALEXANDRIA, l). C. Arrived, July 29. Brig Remittance, Bears, Halifax; Plaster to S. Messersmilh. Selir. Potomac, Bears, Boston; Stone for the Alexandria Canal Aqueduct. Selir. Marion, Hauce, Patuxent River; To bacco to Henry Daingerfield. Sloop Rising Sun, Thompson, Pawtucket, R. I.; Cheese to Stephen Shinn. Selir. President, Finland, cleared at New ; York for this port 20*h. FOR BARR A DOES, The Brig REMITTANCR, Samuel S. *t:;^Okahst master. She can take 1 or 200 barrels on freight, if offered soon. Apply to jv .SO S. MESSERSMITH. FOR HALIFAX. N. S. The Schooner POTOMAC, Asa Bears, li -?’,eJr. master. She has a part of her cargo ' engaged, and will be despatched without delay. P'or freight or passage apply to jy 30 “_ S. MES8ERSMITH FOR AMSTERDAM. The first rate coppered Ship MARY _ jASI), Peter Barrett, master. Mill he ready for cargo in a few days, and hr despatch - 1 ed in all August, and take 200 hogsheads and small stowage on freight. For terms apply to jy 28HEXRYDAINGF, R FIELD. FOR FREIGHT. etfL The superior Schooner MOUNT VER Vf _NON, Zenas M a rotor, master, will take freight to any part of the world. For terms ap ply to the master on board, or to jy 28_ HENRY DAINGERFIELD._ FOR NEW YORK. The Packet Schooner ALEXANDRIA, ssTJ^Heald, Master. For freight or passage, apply on hoard, or to jy2S STEPHEN SII1NN, Janney’s wharf. NEW CHEESE. Boxes New Cheese, just received and &VJ for sale by STEPHEN SHINN, jy 28 _Jannoy’s wharf. ST. CROIX SUGARS. 5 Hogsheads \ St. Croix Sugars, of prime 50 barrels $ quality Received per schr. Mount Vernon, from Bos ton. for sale by jy2G W. FOWLE & CO. # BEEF.-" f'k Barrels No. 1 Boston Beef, Winches ter’s” brand, received per schr. Mount Vernon, for sale by jy 26 _ W. FOWLE & CO. AND SHOE >” Shad and BR1DPORT SEINE TWINE THREAD. n Bales “ Kenway &. Co. Herring Twine 6 bales assorted Shoe Thread, different co» lors, of same manufacture Received per ship Maryland, from Liverpool, for sale by jy 25 W. FOYV LE C O. JOB PRINTING executed at thi< office died, On Saturday, the 26th instant, after a most painful and protracted illness, William Swee ney, in the 31st year of his age. He has left an affectionate mother, brothers, and sisters, to, mourn a loss to them irreparable. On Tuesday, the 1st instant, at Suram, Chas.' County. Mil. the residence of her brother Mr. Francis H. Pile, Miss Eleanor Hamp.rsi.ey’ eld est daughter of the late Mr. William Pile in the 20th year of her age, the early victim of a rapid and violent pulmonary disease. On the 25th instant, at the Naval Hospital, ’ near Portsmouth, Captain Charles Grymes, of the U. S. Marine Corps, in the 38th year of his age, leaving a wife and one child to lament the premature deprivation of a kind husband and parent. Capt. G. was a man of the most amiable disposition, warm in his friendships, and just in his principles. lie was held in much estimation by his associates in arms, and was zealously de-! voted to his country. WILLIAM H. MOUNT & CO. HAVE just received, and are now opening, some VERY DESIRABLE GOODS, con sisting in part of 6 pieces Italian Lutstring 3 pieces common do 1 doz Green Blonde Gauze Veils 1 doz do common do do 1 doz white Blonde do do 3 doz assorted do Gauze Hdkfs 2 doz common do do 3 doz Tw’isted Silk Hdkfs 2 doz Bead Bags, best quality 2 doz Bead Purses 6 pieces Rodgers’ Patent Flannel, warrant ed not to shrink in washing 2 doz Grass Skirts 2 cases Corded do, ail prices 6 pieces White Crape 20 doz cotton, Silk and Cotton Hosiery 12 pieces 6-4 white Cambric Linen and Linen Cambric Hdkfs Gentlemen’s Pocket Ildkfs and Gum Elastic Suspenders, best quality 3 doz Thread Gloves 4 doz Berlin do 2 doz Ladies’ Black Silk do 6 doz best Kid Gloves 6 doz common do 10 pieces Brown French Linen Grass Cloth, for gentlemen’s wear 3 cases Bleached Shirtings and Sheetings 4 bales Brown do do 1 bale Twilled Brown Cotton 20 pieces Penitentiary Plaids 2 cases low priced Calicoes 20 pieces Ginghams, in great variety Together w ith every article in our line; which will be sold unusually low for cash. jy 30 A CAMP MEETING FOR THE D. C. WILL be held on the land of Mr. Wilson, in Montgomery County. Md. 7 miles N. E. from Washington City, to commence on Thurs day. July 31st, and close on Wednesday, the 6th of August. All persons friendly to such meet ings are respectfully invited to attend. jy 30_HENRY SHCER, P. E. NEGROES. A FAIR price will be given for TEN YOUNG NEGRO MEN, without families, delivered in Charleston, in Kenahwa County. They arc to he placed on a plantation in that neighbor hood, and are designed for the purchaser’s own use. It would be desirable to purchase them all of one person. For particulars inquire at this office. jy 30—w4\v LIVERPOOL SALT AND COAL. 1 3,500 Bushels of Ground Alum Salt 500 sucks of Blown do, Factory filled 30 tons Orrel Coal On board ship Maryland, from Liverpool, for sale hy HENRY DAINGERFIELD. jy 24 _ ___ HAMS. /Wj/j Pounds prime Western Hams, re ♦ ceived per sloop Miller, Teal, from Philadelphia, tor sale by Jy J1_ W. FOWLE A CO. PIUNEAS JANNEY Hus just received, per skip Maryland, f rum Li verpool, 5 | TONS of ENGLISH IRON, assorted 1 flat, square, and round; amongst which is some best Cable Iron; which, with 326 tons of SWEDISH and ENGLISH IRON previously in store, makes his assortment com plete. For sale on accommodating terms. Alexandria, 7th mo 2S—eo7t JCr* National Intelligencer, country paper, 7 times; Winchester Rep. Leesburg Gen. of Lib. and Warrenton Spec. ] a w for 3 weeks._ CHESAPEAKE & OHIO CANAL SClliP. WANTED, immediately, One to Two Thou sand Dollars; for which the cash will be paid down, jy 28 JAS. RIORDAN. _ CASH FOR 400 NEGROES. INCLUDING both sexes, from 12 to 25 years of age. Persons having likely Servants to dispose of, will find it to be their interest to give us a call, as we will give higher prices in cash than any other purchaser who is now, or may hereafter, come into this market, jy 28 FRANKLIN, ARMFIELD * CO. TO CARPENTERS. fllHE Portsmouth and Roanoke Rail Road JL Company are prepared to contract f«»r the LAYING OK THE RAILS between Suffolk and Nottoway River. For farther particulars apply to W ALTER U W YNN, jy 26—rtf Engineer of the P. R. R. R. WHISKEY, Sc. A W Barrels Pennsylvania Whiskey, said to Tr # be old and good. Domestic Brown and Bleached Sheetings and Shirtings, Bed Ticking and Plaids, at low pri ces, by the package or piece, to close sales. Also, a large supply of Occoquan Yarn, Car pet Chain, and Seine Twine, at Baltimore pri ces J. W. SCOTT, Union street. jy 25—eo2w _ NOTICE. HAVING been duly authorized by the con tractor of the 5th section, upon the 2d Di vision of the Lateral Rail Road from Baltimore to the City of Washington, to hire 150 ABLE BODIED COLORED MEN, to work upon said section: For such men I will give 80 cents per day. and pay them at the expiration of eve ry 26 days they work. jy 23—oo2wJOHN II. POTTER. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, THAT a General Meeting of the Stockhold ers of the Fauquier and Alexandria Turn 1 pike Company will take place at Buckland, or | Friday, 15th August next, for the purpose of j electing a President, four Directors, a Treasur ' er, and other officers of said Company. BERNARD HO0E. Treasurer, jy IS—115thAug AUCTION SALES. NOTICE. BY virtue of a Decree pronounced on the 30tb day of May last, in a cause depending io the Circuit Court of Alexandria, D. C. between James Uorris et al. complainants, and Nancy Craig et al. defendants, I will proceed to sell, at public auction, for ready money, on the premis es, in Alexandria County, on Saturday, the 6th day of September next, at 12 o'clock, M. a cer tain TRACT, or PARCEL OF LAND, con taining One Hundred Acres, more or less, lying on Brecken’s Branch, and the drains of a branch of Four Mile Run, called Lubber’s Branch, be ing the land whereof Charlos Craig died seized. I will convey such title only as is vested in me by the Decree of the Court. BERNARD HOOE, Commissioner, jy 30—eotGSep National Intelligencer ect-. STEAMBOAT POTOMAC AT AUCTION Un l uesday, the 5th Au fust next, will he sold the TEAMBOAT P O TOMA C, built at Norfolk. Virginia oi tne ne?t mareriais, anu most laithfuliy put together; copper fastened, and recently re coppered with heavy copper. The Potomac [ is 129 feet seven inches in length; breadth 26 | feet 6 inches; depth 8 feet 7 inches,—and mea | Mires 264 36 95thstons: of a beautiful model, and , a most excellent sea boat, with a full inventory, | which may be seen at the Office of the Marine [ Insurance Company of Alexandria. Engine ! complete, with the exception of the boilers, , which have been taken out. Sale at 12 o’clock, M., at Mr. Hugh Smith’.. wharf. Terms made known at the time of sale, jy 21— 3awts N. WATTLES, Agent, ft#* National Intelligencer, Baltimore Ame rican, Norfolk Beacon, and Richmond Compi ler, twice a week till sale. __ BY WILLIAM D. NUTT. PUBLIC SALE. ON Saturday, the 2d day of August next, at 10 o’clock, will be sold, at the Store of the late Lincoln Chamberlain, on Vowell’s wharf, all his STOCK IN TRADE, comprising a large and valuable assortment of GROCE RIES, &c. Terms: All sums ofS30 and tinder, i cash; above that amount. 4 months credit, for I approved notes and endorsers. ) By order of the Orphans' Court: MARY CHAMBERLAIN, Adm’x. I jy 25—t2dAug __( NOTICE. PURSUANT to a Decree of the Chancery Court for Fairfax County, we, the Commis sioners therein named, will sell at public auc tion, on Saturday, the 9th day of August next, all that TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND, in said deed mentioned, belonging to the estate ot Samuel Eger, deceased, containing about 63 acres, subject to the widow’s dower, j The above land is situated on Pemmitt Run, about four miles from Georgetown, D. C.; lies I well for improving, and is at present in a fine ; state of cultivation. There is a good . DWELLING HOUSE on the premises. jfiAand all other necessary out houses. Persons wishing to purchase would do well to j examine for themselves. One-third of the purchase money will be re quired on the day of sale; the balance in two equal instalments of one and two vears. IRA GUNNELL, 8. M. BALL, | GEO. W. HUNTER, Jr. jy 23—eot9thAug Commissioners. CAMP MEETING NOTICE. A CAMP MEETING will beheld, under ths direction of the Ministry and Membership of the Methodist Protestant Church, on the land of Col. William Miner, in Alexandria County, D. (.’. near the Old Falls Church, commencing : on Friday evening, the 15th of August next. The Ministers and members of the Methodist Protestant Church, particularly, with all other : persons who may feel an interest In the success , of the meeting, uro respectfully invited to at tend, and unite in its religious exercises jy 18 j ~ 7)0 DOLLARS REWARD^ ’ RANAWAY from the subscriber, living in Prince George’s County, State of Mary» land, near Horse Head, a negro woman, named HENNY. She runaway on the 2d instant, with out any cause. Description: She is about 30 years old, of a common size, very dark skin, but rather likely; no flesh marks recollected; u down look when spoken to. commonly show i iug much of the white of the eye, by looking , sideways, or rolling the eye. Her clothes com | mon, not recollected. I can get no information what course she has taken, but believe she in tends to make her entire escape, if possible. I will give the above reward if taken out of the State, and secured in jail so that I get her again; and will give thirty dollars if taken in the State, and secured so that I get her, or brought home, for which I wiil pay all reasonable charges. • jy lb—tf _NAYLOR D. WALLS. PLEASURE GARDENS. PERSONS wishing to gravel their yards, or ihe walks of llioir gardens, wi»h fine gra ve!. can be supplied with GRAVEL, at Mil bnru’s Landing. MOSES HEPBURN. NEABSCO SLATE GUARRY. JOHN HUDDLESTON respectfully informs the gentlemen of Alexandria and the public in general,that he has a quantity of SLATE on hand, which will enable him to slate as cheap as any one in the District. All persons wishing to have Slating done, may depend upon having it faithfully executed. JOHN HUDDLESTON, Opposite James Green’s Cabinet Factory, on jy 7—eo3mRoyal street. JAMES S. GUNNELL, M D. DENTIST, RESPECTFULLY informs the citizens and visitors of Alexandria that he may be con sulted at Mr. A. Newton’s Hotel on the first and third Wednesday in every month, from 9 o’clock A. M. until 2 P. M. All letters addressed to Dr. G. at his Office, between the United States’ Bank and the President’s House, Washington City, or left at Mr. Newton’s Hotel, Alexandria, 'wlli be punctually attended to. jan 2—cWedtf NOTICE. ALL persons having claims against William E. Alexander, Hre hereby required to pre sent them to the subscriber, on or before the 1st day of September next, in order to make a final distribution of the Trust funds. • CHS. HUN TON, Trustee for William E. Alexander Buckland, July 1, IS34—wlm_ SCOWS TO HIRE. r/lWO large Scows, suitable for transporting J. goods or ballast, dec. 4c. jy 21 JfUSIAH H DAVIS.