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ALEXANDRIA GAZETTE
PUBLISHED, DAILY, BY
EDGAR S.YO WI)EJY,
»T S DOLLARS PER ANNUM. PAYABLE HALF YEARLY.
ALEXANDRIA GAZETTE
(FOR THE COUNTRY*) ^
IS PUBLISHED REGULARLY ON
TUESDAY, THURSDAY & SATURDAY,
,T 5 DOLLARS PER ANNUM, PAYABLE IN ADVANCE.
Tsr'tis of Advertising:—Ad vertisements neat
... an,i conspicuously inserted at the rate of one
dollar per square for the first three insertions,
and tvrenty-fivecents for every subsequent inser
tion A reasonable deduction will be made in
tne case of yearly advertisers.
. « ^|| advertisements appear in both nnner«
FUR NORFOLK.
The Steamboat CHE
SAPEAKE, Capt. Wilson,
will be run as a regular
_ 1 packet between Alexan
dria and Norfolk; leaving Alexandria on Tues
davs'and Fridays, at 1 o’clock, and arrivin • in
Norfolk in time to put passengers for Richmond
on board the Patrick Henry.
Returning, leave Norfolk on Wednesdays and
Sunday*, at 2 P. M., taking passengers from
tic Patrick Henry, and arrive at Alexandria on
Mondays and Thursdays, at 10 A. \I. Passen
gers for Baltimore can be carried through the
^iplre from Alexandria to Norfolk, $0, exclu
»ive of meals, or $7, meals included. From Nor
folk to Baltimore, $8. exclusive of meals; $9
meals included. . , ,
The Chesapeake is a netr Boat. particularly
adapted to this route; is coppered, copper-fas-j
trued, has a strong copper boiler, and is, in all
respects, entitled to the confidence of travellers.
Parties of pleasure and families will only be
charged S3 for the trip to Norfolk or Uld Point
and hack. J- WILSON, Captain.
NUT ICE.
The Steamer COLUM
BIA, Capt. James Mitch
ell. having resumed her
1 regular trips between Bal
timore and the District of Columbia, will, dur
ing the season, leave Baltimore for the District
of Columbia every Saturday, at 4 o’clock, P.
M.; and t.-turning, will leave Washington at 0,
and Alexandria at 7 o’clock, A. M. every Wed
nesday, f »r Baltimore. Passage S3,
sept IS -*tf
SUGAR AND MOLASSES.
HHDS. prime new crop New Orleans
LM Sugar
Porto Rico and St. Croix
3<) hhds. Trinidad and Matanzas Molasses
For sale by A. C. CAZENOVE & CO.
dec 15 __
ALMANACS.
JUST received the American Almanac, for
1335; Comic do do; also, the Comic To
k*-n, an accompaniment for Comic Almanac,
lor sale by AUGUSTUS JACOBS.
• dec 1
ALMANACS
BY the doz. and gross, for 1835. viz:
American and Repository of Useful Know
ledge
Nautical do do
Virginia and Maryland do
Temperance do do
All of which will be sold low.
dec 10- _W. M. MORRISON.
FASHIONABLE HATS AND DAPs.
OZEN JOSSELYN, Agent, north-east cor
ner of King and Royal streets, respectfully
informs his old customers and the public gene
rally that he is prepared to lurnish them with
ELEGANT BLACK HATS, got up in the first
style, of the best materials, and by experienced
and faithful journeymen. Also. Brown and
Seal colored Hats.
CAPS.
Gentlem-n’s, Youth’s, and Children’s Fur,
Cloth, and Hair Seal Caps, of the various qua
lities and patterns.
WOOL HATS, &c.
Every exertion will be used to please, and all
furors thankfully received.
N‘. B. Old Hats taken in part pay for new
onM- All kinds of FURS purchased as above.
nor t—3m
j FOR SALE.
1 The brick DWELLING HOLE ami
m j~* LOT, formerly the residence of the late
ju '*niel McLean, at present in tfie occupancy of
9 Mr. Hugh c. Smith. There is no property in
B ,0wr* more desirable as a residence. The im
2 Prov<*menis are good, and the lot spacious—
B homing »pWartis 0f 100 feet on Alfred street—
0 *ad running through the square, parallel with
8 King to Columbus street. For terms, apply to
1 nov_17_JAMES D KERR
B »it T0M CRINGLE’S LOG.
■ 11-ST received, Tom Cringle’s Log; a new
B Mr edition, revised and corrected; in 3 vols.:
1 for sale by AUGUSTUS JACOBS.
Bj -^c 5
1 * ^ figs:
S 1 DRUMS fresh Figs, of prime quali
9 * ty, received per Wankinco, for sale
H 0>, WM. FOWLE A CO.
g ^nec 3
8 » WHEAT, AC.
H I , TlNUE to pay the highest Cash price
B Mill delivered at the Triadelphia
9 kv °f in Alexandria. 1 wish to purchase
■ t»eand ?laxseed at my Store, on Union, be
I T!*" King and Prince streets.
1 —_SAMUEL LINDSAY.
1 appv Alexandria museum
H \ It* dail7' fr°m 10 to 12 o’clock A. M. an.
■ Y from 3 to 5 P. M jan 24

NEW BOOKS.
THE Beauties of the Court of Charles the
Second: By Mrs. Jamieson, authoress ol
“ The Loves of the Poets,” “ Lives of Female
Sovereigns,” Visits and Manners at Home and
Abroad,” &c. dec.
The Memoirs of Vidocq, the Celebrated Thief
Taker, new edition, in 2 vols. Just published
and for sale by AUGUSTUS JACOBS,
dec 18
MEDICAL BOOKS.
TREATISE of the Materia Medica and
— Therapuetics: By Jno. Eberle,M. D., Mem
ber of the American Philosophical Society, dtc.
Also, a farther supply of “ Practice of Medi
cine.” bv the same author. Just received and
for sale by AUGUSTUS JACOBS,
dec 13 _
VIOLIN AND FLUTE INSTRUCTORS.
JUST received, The Flute Instructor, con
taining a plain Introduction to the rules and
principles of the German and Patent Flute; to
gether with a choice and valuable selection of
Popular Music, consisting of a great variety of
Airs, Waltzes, Songs, Duetts, Marches, dec. &c.
Also, an improved Violin Instructor. For sale
bv [dec 19] AUGUSTUS JACOBS.
W. £i. HUM.
■| a HIIDS. N. E. Hum, received per Wan
J. tt kinco from Boston, for sale by
dec 8_ WM. FOWLE & CO.
LOOKING GLASS PLATES.
LOOKING Glass Plates, by the case, dozen,
or single one, of the following sizes:
10x14, 13x22, 14x24, IGx2S, 18x30.
ROBERT H. MILLER.
12*no 17 [Nat. Inf. eo3i & charge R. H M ]
RICH CUT GLASS AM) CHINA.
A FEW sets rich Cut Decanters and gilt Tea
/A China, just received, and will be sold very
low. R. H. MILLER. 1
12 mo 17_ _
GROUND PLASTER.
Q "I CASKS of .">00 pounds each
t)AU 115 bbls. of 320 do do
Received per Schr. Sailor’s Return, from Lu
bec, and for sale by
dec 17 WM. FOWLE A Co.
WANTED TO HIRE.
A Female Cook.—either by the month or
year, to whom good wages will be given.—
Apply to the Printer. _dec 13^
FOR RENT,
/-V The Frame HOUSE at the corner ofj
:-'i living and Pilt-streets.
/I Iso—
The small HOUSE adjoining, next to
nil the Confectioner's. Possession of either
given immediately, and to good tenants die
rents will be made low. R. H. MILLER.
12 mo 17
FOR RENT, "
.The three-story Brick HOUSE, lately
occupied by George Hill, adjoining Wm.
Stabler’s Apothecary Shop; a good stand for
any business. Possession given 1st January.
Apply to K. H. MILLER.
12 mo 47___
HOUSE SERVANT FOR HIRE.
A BOY about sixteen years of age, a first
rate hou-=e servant, for hire for the ensu
ing year. Apply to the Editor of this paper.
dec 12_
POTATOES.
p* BUSHELS choice Potatoes, forsaleon
Ovlvr board Schoooner Albert at
dec 17 WM. FOWLE A Co’s Wharf.
GROUND ALUM SALT.
a rWNrfN BUSHELS, afloat, for sale by
AUUU A. O. CAZENOV . & CO.
dec 15 _
WHEAT FANS, Ac.
LG. A H. GRISWOLD have now on hand,
. and will constantly keep, or manufacture
to order, at their Establishment, corner of King
and Alfred streets, a variety of Dutch and Eng
lish improved WHEAT FANS; Cockle, Cheat,
ami Rolling SCREENS, for Flouring Mills;
Window Screens, Riddles, Sifters, Mil. Shakes,
Straw Cutters, and Safes; all of which they will
dispose of upon the most reasonable terms.
They guarantee them to be made of the best
materials and worknfhnship; and hope, by con
stant attention to business, to gain a share of the
public patronage.
Flour manufacturers and Wheat Fan makers
will find it greatly to their advantage to give us
j a call.
A boy is wanted; as apprentice to the above
i business, 16 or 17 years old, of good and steady
i habits.
N. B. Repairing done on the shortest notice.
TURNING in Wood, Iron, and Brass,
may 28— ly __
BOOTS AND SHOES.
A. D. HARMON HAS JUST RECEIVED—
1 i WlA PAIR prime coarse brogans, part
1 UUU double soals, a good article for win
ter wear
Mens’ Kip and Calf Bootees, nailed, peggedand
sewed
Mens’Calf Boots, sewed and pegged
“ Kip do stout do do
“ Seal do pegged and nailed
“ Thick water proof boots sewed & pegged
Boys and childrens coarse and fine bootees and
shoes
Lhdies French kid slippers
ALSO,
Hair Seal Trunks—all of which are offered
cheap, wholesale or retail,
nov 12_
SHOT.
A FULL supply of all sizes, in store and for
sale byS. MESSER SMITH.
SOCKS.
A FEW hundred pair of country knit Socks
just received by
dec 17 JAMES D. KERR.
; BOOTS AND SHOES.
JH. WHITE lias just received, per Brig
• Wankinco and other recent arrivals, a
further supply of BOOTS and SHOES, adapt
ed to the present season. Among them are—
Men’s Thick Pegged Boots
“ Coarse Sewed and Pegged Brogans,
1st quality
“ Seal Pegged and Nailed Boots
“ Calf Sewed and Pegged Boots, 1st and
2d quality
“ Phila. Grain Leather Water Boots
“ Calf Sewed, Pegged and Nailed Mun
roes
“ India Rubber and Leather Over Shoes
Boys’ Coarse Pegged Brogans and Shoes
Ladies’ Fur Trimmed and Plain India Rubber
Shoes
Hair Seal Caps and Trunks, all sizes
•Which, with his general stock of Boots and
Shoes, are offered for sale at the lowest prices,
either wholesale or retail. dec 11
MADEIRA WINE.
7X BOXES, containing 1 and 2 dozen Bot
tj ties each, of Newton, Gordon, Mur
dock & Co.’s extra Old L. P. Madeira
Wine, bottled in Madeira
7 !!a'f f'iJK i r Old L. P. Madeira ditto
7 quarteroaeks y
j? , w do. . { Pure Grape Juice
6 halt quarter casks y 1
The above Wines were imported by the sub
scriber from Madeira, per Jyanough” and
Village, are of choice quality, and not to be sur
passed by any in the District. For sale by
S. MESSERSMITH.
Who will receive and forward orders for eve
ry description of Madeira Wines.
dec 12 __
• NE TWINE AND SHOE THREAD.
BALES Bridport Shad & Herring Twine
5 do Shoe Thread
Recently imported and will be sold low.
dec l' WM. FOWLE & CO.
CRAB CIDER.
n BBLS. Virginia Crab Cider, just receiv
A * A ed. and for sale by
STEPHEN SHINN.
dec 6 Janney’s Wharf.
~ CANDLE WICK.
8' BALES from Wilmingtuo, just received per
Sloop Miller, and lor sale by
GEO. JOHNSON & Co.
In Stoke.—A few Buies Cotton, Yarn of as
sorted numbers.
Pound Lump Chewing Tobacco 20 to 50cts.
Single plug do 12 to pound
do lrt / do
And some very old Cavendish in pounds and
quarters. , dec 2
— fUTTsT fur si
WILLIAM H MOUNT & CO. have^ust
received—
3 super Lynx Pelerines
2 do Imitation do
2 do Lustred Fisher do
4 do large sized Lynx Fur Capes
G do Lu»tred Fisher do do
15 do large and small Common do
8 do Boa Constrictors
Which we will sell at New York prices,
dec 8__
DOM KSTICS.
m, g' BALES 4-4 and 3-4 Brown Cottons, from
the Portsmouth tfc Pittstfield Manufac
iu»»n‘r Company, received per Wankiuco, for
by [dec 8] WM. FOWLE & CO
COFFE E.
t |A LBS. Green Rio Coffee
A AA^IAAAIA lO.OOO lbs. Old White do
Received per Wankinco, for sale by
dec 8 WM. FOWLE & CO.
SALT, Cl 1EESE,'WH1SKEY, &C.
4*}i bfA Bushels Ground Alum Salt
70 sacks line do
10 casks prime quality Cheese
Boxes Pino Apple do
6 hhds Whiskey
Wines, Liquors, and Groceries, as usual,
novti SAM’L. H. l.AHMOI'B * »
CHARLES BENNETT
HAS for sale, 5 bales best Bridport fine shac
and herring seine twine, a consignmen
which will be sold low, and is of the first quality
A ca«e ofladies cotton hose of bestquality
will he sold bv the dozen
One bale common shoe thread
A hale best patent tailors’ thread, W. B. anc
blue
3 bales Virginia cotton osnaburgs
1 bale mixed Lowe! kerseys
A few pieces G-4 flushings &. coarse wollem
A case common and fine gilt London pins
1 case 4-4 Irish Linens, in whole and hal
pieces, real good quality,
nov 20
NEW GOODS.
JOHN H. BRENT has just received, anr
will sell very low,—
Superfine and Common Cloths
Rose and Point Blankets
English and French Merino
Calicoes and Ginghams
Superfine and Common Flannel
Canton Flannels and Fur Chintz
Checked and Plain Cambrics
Flag, Bandanno and SpitaIfield Hdkfs
Linen Cambric Handkerchiefs
Silk and Cotton Hose
Thread, Bobbinett, and Cambric Edging
Casstnets, fine and superfine
Frilled Cloths and Linsey Woolsey
Burlaps and Cotton Osnaburgs
Bed Ticks, Plaids
Bleached and Brown Sheetings
With various other Goods, for sale cheap,
dec 3 ___
PORTO RICO MOLASSES.
HHDS Porto Rico Molasses, of prim<
D f quality, received npr Wankinco. for salt
by [dec 8] WM. FOWLE & CO.
NEW GOODS.
WILLIAM H. MOUNT & CO. have just
received—
30 pair Rose Blankets, some 14-4
10 pieces Point and Duffill Blankets
Devonshire Kersey, Linseys, and other
Goods, for negro clothing
30 pieces Saltiuetts, extra and common
quality
10 pieces Cassimeres
10 “ Quilted, Cut Velvet, and other
Vestings
Blue, black, brown, green, mulberry, ade
laide, claret, and mixed Cloths
20 pieces Thibet, German, and English Me
rino ,
3 bales Cotton Oznaburgs
5 “ Brown Shirtings
3 “ 5 4 Sheetings
4 cases Bleached do
On Hand—
Super Kidderminster
Venetian and other Carpetings
Rugs, in great variety
A large assortment of plain and figured
Silks and Satins
Blonde Gauze Veils
Blonde Lace do
Black Lace do
Blonde Gauze Handkerchiefs
Twisted Silk do
Thibet Shawls, plain and embroidered, ve
ry cheap
Which we are determined to sell very low', i
wholesale or retail. dec 5
BLANK BOOK MANUFACTORY.
THE subscriber informs his friends and the
public that he has commenced the above
' business on King street, two doors east of Roy -
j al, where he intends keeping constantly on hand
• a handsome assortment of BLANK BOOKS, of,
; every description ordinarily in use, such as Le- j
i gers. Day Books, Journals; Letter, Cash, In
] voice, Memorandum Books, &c.
I Merchants’ Account, Office, & School Books,
ruled and bound to pattern, at the shortest no
tice. Book Binding, in every variety of style,
neatly and substantially executed, by
j oct 21—tf__JOHN FLEMING
COFFEE AND TEAS.
6 CHESTS ) Young Hyson
4 half chests > TEA,
2 boxes J of various qualities.
3 chests Ilyson do, superior
1 chest j Gunpowder do, part extra
4 half chests > fine.
2 boxes ;
2 cases each 12. 2 lb canisters do
20 bags Java coffee
Just received and for sale by
S. MESSERSMITII,
JfTio has in store,
3 chests )
30 half chests > .TEA
30 boxes J
4 boxes each 12, 2 lb canisters do
3 half chests extra Gundpowder do
4 boxes common do
4 boxes each 12. 2 1? canisters do
4 chests ) Imperial do
5 boxes s
30 bags Rio coffee
19 do Ceylon and Sumatra do
I dec 12_'____
HOUSE SERVANT WANTED,
j iOK the ensuing year, a colored boy of 14
! JC to 16 years ol aye, who has been accustom
jed to house work, and can bring good recom
mendations from his last place.
dec 4 —tf _
TO ROPE MAKERS.
WANTED, a few Spinners, of sober habits,
at moderate wages.
rtec 17 _ JOSIAH II. DAVIS.
PR l\1 EG RE E N COFFEE.
5 TIERCES Jamaica Coffee, prime green,
received per brig Caravan, from Halifax,
for sale by W. FOWLE 4. Co.
dec 17 _ __
CLOVES.
j /"i/Y LBS. Cloves, in packages of 5 to 20
j lbs. each—for sale by
dec 12 WM. FOWLE 4, Co.
• j CHEESE, BUTTER, <fcC.
I a p| CASKS Golhen Cheese
i | 4U 19 tubs and firkins do Dairy Butter
8 bbls Buckwheat Meal
22 “ Newark Cider
20 “ Pippin Apples
25 dozen Corn Brooms
9 boxes prime White Havana Sugar
2 cases Gunpowder Tea, in 2 lbs. canisters
! 5 kegs Malaga Raisins
1 bale Shelled Almonds
f 20 boxes Muscatel Raisins
4 hhds Porto Rico Syrup
10 bags Company’s Java Coffee
2 chests superior Young Hyson Tea
2 half do do Powchong do
50 drums Smyrna Figs
10 kegs pure Ground Ginger
10 boxes Fancy Prunes
10 baskets Champaigne Wine (Crossbow
brand)
3 boxes Tavern Lump Sugar
1 box Double refined do
2 bbls 1st quality Starch
Now landing and for sale by
ANDREW J. FLEMING.
Aho, in Store—
12 chests and half chests Gunpowder, Im
perial and Young Hyson Teas
10 hhds English Island Molasses
10 bbls Bee? and Pork
12 boxes Lump Tobacco
4 bales English Walnuts
5 “ Brazil Nuts
5 “ Jordan Almonds
1 cask Zante Currants dec 15
COTTON.
5* ROUND Bales suitable for retailers or ma
nufacturers, just r'*caived and for sale by
I dec 9 GEORGE JOHNSON & Co.
HEIRS WANTED.
JOHN SWANN, a native of Edinburgh, In
Scotland, and now. or formerly, residing In
Charleston, in the United States or North Ame
rica, and the lawful children of the said John
Swann, if such exist, are hereby informed, that
Marian Swann or DoL', his sister, died, at Edin
burgh, on the 25th April, 1334, leaving a settle
ment, in which certain provisions are made In
lavor of him, the said John Swann, whom, fail
ing, his lawful children, and lie or his children,
in case of his decease, are hereby required to
make application to George Combe, writer to
the Signet, Edinburgh, before the 25th of April,
1835, otherw ise the said provisions w ill, in terms
of the settlement, become null and void.
Edinburgh, 1st May, 1834.
John Swann was born in Alexandria in the
winter of 1798: when about 10 years of age
lie went to Edinburgh, where lie learned the tan
ning business and returned to the United States
when about 20 yearsol age. The last heard of
him was at Hagerstown or Fiedericktow’n, Ma
ryland: then a journeyman tanner.
AteynnAiia. Dec. 9—fl.3w
DioTKICT Ui< LCLUAilblA, 4 _
Alexandria Cou.ntt. J
Circuit Court U. States — October Term, 1834.
Lewis McKenzie, Benjamin H.'l
Lambert and Thomas Ferrull, j
c°„,Plai„a„,v t l A* ew,.
George W. Delaplain and Wil- J
liam B. Stewart, Defendants. J
rp I1E defendant, George W. Delaplain, not
X having entered his appeaiancc to this suit,
and given security according to the slatute and
rules of the Court, and it appearing to the satis*
faction of the Court tlmt the said George W.
Delaplain is not an inhabitant of the District of
Columbia; on the motion ot the complainants,
by their counsel, it is ordered, that he appear
here, on or before the first day of the next May
Term of this Court, and enter his appearance
to this suit and answer the complainants1 bill,
and give security for performing the decrees of
the Court; and that the resident defendant, Wil
liam 13. Stewart, do not pay, convey away, or
secrete, the debts by him owing to, or the mo
ney, property, and effects, in his hands, belong
ing to. the said absent defendant, until the fur
ther order and decree of tins Court: and tliut
a copy of this order bj forthwith published, for
two months successively, in the Alexandria Ga
zette, and another copy posted at the front door
of the Court House of said Countv.
Test: EDM. I. LEE, C. C.
nov 26—2m
Alexandria Countv, \ ®c**
Circuit Court U. Stutrx.—October Term, 1834.
Barbara Hellrigle <£• Catbe-'
riue Minatre, Complain
a""’’ against [ ln (-'kanciry.
Jacob C. Hellrigle &. Thom
son F. Mason, Defendants,
THE defendant, Jacob C. Hellrigle, not hav
ing entered his appearance to this suit and
given security according to the statute and the
rules of this Court, and it appearing to the sa
tisfaction of the Court that he is not an inhabit
ant of the District of Columbia; on the motion
ot the complainants, by their counsel, it is or
dered, ^at lie appear here, on or before the
first dajR)f the next May Term of this Court,
and answer the complainants’ bill, and give se
curity for performing the decrees of the Court;
and that the resident defendant, Thomson F.
Mason, do not pay, convey away, or secrete,
the debts by him owing to, or the money, pro
perty, or eflfects, in his hands, belonging to, the
said absent defendant, until the further order
and decree of the Court: and that a copy of this
order be forthwith published, for two months
successively, in the Alexandria Gazette, and
another copy posted at the front door of the
Court House of said County.
Test: EDM. 1. LEE, C. C.
nnv 20—2m
msi'KICT OF COLUMBIA, /
Alexandria County. $
Circuit Court U. States.—October trrm, 1834.
Isaac Nickolls, surviving exccu '
tor of Isaac Nickolls the elder,
deceased; Isaac Nickolls, Wil
liam Hoge, and William Pig
got. executors of Samupl Nick
olls, deceased; Ann Hunter and
David Hunter administrators
of Mary Hunter, deceased; and
Moses Gulick and John John
ston. executors of John Gulick,
deceased—Complainants hi Chancery.
AGAINST
Daniel Graham and Maria, his
wife, and John Mclver; the said
Daniel being the administrator
of Jon Mclver the elder, de
ceased; and the said Maria and
John being the only children
and heirs at law of the said
John Mclver, the eider—Defen
dants.
THE defendant, Daniel Graham and Maria
his wile, and John Mclver not having en
tered their appearance to this suit, and given
security according to the statute and the ratal
of the Court, and it appearing to the satisftfe
tion of the Court, that they are not inhabitant#
of the District of Columbia, on the motion Of
the Complainants, by their Counsel, it is ordered
that the said Defendants do appear here on or
before the first day of the next May Term qf
this Court, and-answer the Complainants BIB,
and give security for performing the decress of
the Court; and that a copy of this order be forth
with published for two months successively In
the Alexandria Gazette, and another copy post
ed at the front door of the Court House of said
County.
Test: EDM. I. LEE. C. C.
dec 22—2m____
BLANKS AND PAMPHLETS
Printed, with neatness & despatch, atthisoffic#
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