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I JOHN L.31 ARLING &. ao,.,
EDITORS ASP PROPRIETORS.
WENKSDAY MO UMNO,
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MA.RCH 1, 185 1.
MBBTIKGtLOF.TllE.DFJ-IOCIUTlQ .MEMpEKSOg.
THE IJJOISLATURE.
' "We ire requested to cll'uWting of Uie demo
cratic members or the Legislature, this evening; at
l7 o'clock, in tbe Senate cuauiber. A full attend
anceTs'requested. c . V--
;S3T!'.iferaVfpr die Nashville Union. The ac
count of the great steamboat ojnSagation in this
"city oivthe morning or the 4th" Inst, and the ac
dcount or ''Another cmflagration" on the morning
riof Ike 5th, which appeared in -the Union of the
aith, were copied from Uie "True Delia," There
i3 no fun in preparing the fullest and mo3t correct
Isocounts of local occarrences, if, whencopied from
iibur column", Uie credit is awarded to others. Do
untootbera as yon would they should do unto you.
. Sew Orleans True Delta.
" ; Tlv referent to our files, we find that the articles
in, question were credited to the "iV. 0- Delta.''
. ' At the same time, we published an account of the
1 Vurning.of tlw steamer Georgia, which was pro
' perly credilcil to the " True Delta," and wo incline
to (lib opinion that the failure to give the proper
credit U the oilier articles was the compositor's
1 hulL At least, it was Our intention to " render
nnM Gu'nr the things that are Crcsar's," and our
ootemporary must attribute the failure to one of
those accidents which will occur in the hest regu
lated printing onies. We have ourselves suffered
(always iu sileno. however,) from tlie carelessness
(? ) of those who have appropriated our labors, and
' an appreciate the feelings of our New Orleans co
temporary: t . ... .!'"" ' Tiiu school bill:
' ' V art? greatly gratified to be able to announce
the passage of the j-cliool bill in the House, nearly
Th'ishaie in whii h it passed the Senate. "We
iitfa liPrelbfore pbblu'hed the bi'I, and expressed
' our opinion of it. ISlmy people will regard it as a
sj( poor beginning; but. it is a beginning, and for that
jj( we. rejoice.
We reb't the controversy which has aris
en in "our columns between our Washington corres
pondent and a corrcf pondent in this city, who signs
himself "Mwiy Democrats." The subject is un
.profitalili nud unpleasant. It ii proper that we
should say that our Washington correspondent is a
.gentleman or the highest character, and that, writ
n ' without pay, he writes his own opinions. His
jioliiieal opinions are generally ours also. We do
not always agree with his opinions outside of poli
tics, but we publish his letters without mutilation.
KEaULAIl
WASHIXGTOX C01iRSPdXVEXCE.
Wasiiixotox Cirr, Feb. 21, 1S54,
Elitori Union and American:
Yesterday began early in the morning a snow,
.which continued through the night of the same day
and i? the deepest I have ever known in ashing
ton. It is, upon an average, about eighteen inches
di-ep. We might almost say with Horace in the
Olh ode of his first book "Sec jam suslineant onus
stlea lutoninUs." "Nor do the laboring woods now
suitain their oppressive load."
The debate still proceeds in the Senate on the
NMiraka and Kansas bill. As I have stated in a
former letter, Mr. Wixlek made a most able speech
in its 'support; and Mr. lUncEn (whig) followed on
the ame side in a speech of distinguished ability.
,ThR"Snn!h is a unit upon this question. ' The
of the North insisted in ISoO that 3G
deg. 30m., the line of the Missouri compromise,
should bo set aiida in favor of the admission of
.Caliiornia with all her boundaries as defined in her
Tonstitution down to the 23d degree of North lat-
'ilmle. We who de?ired that 30 deg. 30m. should
le adopted, despairing in the case of California, to
Vri any ihing better, were utterly discomfited.
llutwheii as good christians and good patriots we
ai-nuiesoed in tho decision ol the Ueneral uovern
meiit. ami in the Compromise, we had a right to
rxpert that they who had used a temporary advan
tage to thwart ns in part of our wishes, would ob
s.-rve the rule of non-intervention which they had
n cognized in the compromise measures as a whole.
Hut with manj- of these men the evident rule has
been "Heads I win. Tales you lose."
" The Union of yesterday makas among others the
wl f.illawing eloquent and pertinent remarks under
shi i he hea I "Nr- necessity for the Nebraska and Kan
fd sas Bilk"
Re "It is urged that llipre is no nccessitj' for the
rel orgaiuVuion of the territories of Nebraska and
Khih That must be a feeble cause which reoofr-
l'n lines such logic as tin? among the staple's of its op
position The tract ot country, now to be lormally
Meiieit to civilization lies between totates ot tlie
Sea-board and the Mississippi, and our vast posses-
ions extending to the Pacific Ocean. Who can
behold the continuous and unbroken wave of emi
gration setting hitherward from the Old World,
with that steadv resistless course which knows no
relit ing ebb, and fail to realize the sublime necessi
ty which commands us to open all our doors to the
enlerprizt of our people, as well as to tlie hunted
and proscribed populations of other lands. Our
own march is westward and in a comparatively
short space of time, teeming Asia, India, and all
the regions for the trade of which a world contend,
will begin to pay kick with its enduring commerce,
the exertions now making by the American people
to redone them from the weight of barbarism which
for unwritten ages has brooded over them. It i3
not only a law of trade, however, that impels us to
reach the Pacific nations by the shortest routes by-
land, and the swiftest routes by sea. It may almost
be called a divine law; for in the track of our flag
and under the shelter oT our constitution, freedom
will follow and relipion will flourish."
.The Gadsden Treaty ha3 been referred in the
"Senate to tlie appropriate committees. By sorau
means unknown it Ins been published. It is ex
pected that the committee will report favorably to
'its latifactioni with the amendments proposed by
tho President, it certainly ought to be ratified. Ic
has. that property of reciprocal advantage which
' makes it fair for both parties. I have no doubt, a1?
I stated in a former letter, that there are various
firtile valleys in the country ceded by the Treat'.
There is no reasonable doubt that the Nebraska
ijtll will pass. "
The foreign news loses none of its interest Tho
battle of Citato appears to have been highly ad
vantageous to the Turks. If England and France
had stepped in with an efficient force and brought it
a-tively into tlie field, it seems to me that by this
time Russia might have been driven out ot tho
Principalities; and her lLet blockaded up in the
ports of the Black Sea. But the foar of revolution
m Western Eurone is the incubus which has
paralized so far tho exertions of Franco and Eng
laud. The democrats nf 'Riirnn.v organized, awaits
p. . .' it d J
ne train of events with steadfast purpose, aud will
assuredly in Uie end wrest its richts from the mon
archies and aristocracies of the Old World. To
IhearLprd Aherdklx discourse, as by the latest news
;I(aiareporieu vo nave none, on the pacific temper
ofthe'Emperor of Russia, exntes equally our
f laughter and indignation. It discloses to us what
; Jiis Lordship thinks of the characteristics of a pacific
Jjtempor, at least in a royal personage. A temper
quick to collect all the munitions of war to suppress
'the brave Hungarians, struggling for inalienable
- rights and at tlie earliest opportune moment mak
ing demands of Turkey inconsistent with the inde-
pendance of tlie- lattw "wer marching, in viola
tion of interuatioml law and treaties her armies
itcvTvyiiyh territory such a temper is surely, on
no rational ground, entitled to the appellation of
VpaciGc."
' The news by Uie next -steamer will probably bo
of a decisive character as to the positions assumed
by all the parties who figure in this great and im
portant oriental question. Sulpicius. j
TENNESSEE
LKGlifclATlJllE. &
m m ? r- m
f ; nOUSa-N'iGHT SfesioN. z ,
, ThnTonseinnt jmriueiit' tojiljouriiment,' and
f !r rfrmvnfr mfirnllliii! Hnue ftdijlird to 'at-
ii.nHfliff nomTner.L-eniuiitrtiTe Medical Depat't-
-mentoi .4jM,Uuiversity.-ofNasiivJle The. Uouser,
in view ol the press ot public business, r. iusou iu
adjourn; and lookup the calendar ot Senatd bills on
Second reading.
"-rtmrlandcdrporateijycrsDurg-'"rcmaiB-ociui-nary.
was amended so'as to charter Lipdcn Acadi -
mv. anu.iNcw uosion ivcmeniT, n "-" i'""-
'. . . i. - t.l,.. tn winch
A Dill lO ueciare uvo nvci uii"
Mr. Ricliardsou offercd an" amendment, repealing
the act declah'h'g KntHerCSrd's fork of'Obiou river
navisable.betvecn:ccrtain3oints tlie amendment
wa3 aaopteu.
Mr. Wood, or Fentress, offered an amendment,
providing for a survey of tlie Big South lurk ot
Cumberland river to determine how lar it was nav
igable. Mr. Richardson opposed the amendment, and ex
plained why: this very same amendment had
killed his bill for the Obion river in the other House;
he hoped the House would not adopt the amend
ment, and moved to lay it on the table, which was
not agreed to.
Mr. Wood, of Fentress, replied to ,Mr. Richard
son, and referred to the fact of tlie case at some
ength.
Mr. Richardson rejoined; he had no objection to
what the gentleman wanted, but he (Mr. W.) was
in error in his statement of the facts of the case
He (Mr. R.) had in hand a petition from hundreds
of citizens asking for the repeal of the declaration
that Rutherford's fork wa3 navigable. After some
further discussion, Mr. Wood's amendment was re-
lected and the bill passed;
The bill to amend the act to suppress private
banking; the bill passed, and was referred to Bank
nommittee.
The bill to procure anew map of the State of
Tennessee.
Mr. House moved to strike out all but the enact
ing rlause. and insert an amendment m lieu, ap
pointing a Geographer to prepare the map, &&; the
nmenrlment was adonted. and the bill passed.
The bill to authorize copies of statutes of any
State, certified by the Secretary of State, to be used
as evidence; passed.
The bill to charter Nelson's Creek and Versailles
Tnrnnike Comnanv.
Mr. Richardson an amendment to charter Mid
dle Forked Deer Levee Company: adopted.
Mr. Wood, of Fentress an amendment to repeal
certain acts relative to a road in his county, Scott's
turnpike.
Mr. Wheeler wanted some information on the
subject.
Mr. Wood explained.
Mr. Wheeler moved to lav the amendment on
tlie table, which was agreed to. and the bill passed
The bill to authorize the purchase of Bamsey's
annali for distribution; its rejection recommenaea
bv committee on Education: reiected.
Mr. Lamb entered a motion to reconsider the last
vote; and the motion beiicg taken up, the House re
fused to reconsider.
The bill to incorporate McDaniel's Gap and Chat-
tanooea Turnpike.
Mr. Tibbes an amendment to charter George
town Turnpike road: adopted.
Mr. Svkes to charter Westell's Tan Yard and
Santa Fe Turnpike; adopted.
Mr. Clements to charter Red Sulphur and
Turnpike Company; adonted, and the bill passed
The bill for the relief of Henry McKenzie; pass
ed.
Mr. Tibbe3 entered a motion to reconsider the
vote on tlie bill to protect private character, and
make it the special order for Saturday night; agreed
to; and the House took up Senate bills on third
reading.
The bill to amend tho Revenue Laws, (taxes
dealers in slaves five mills on the dollar, Arc.)
Mr. Smith, of Davidson, offered au amendment,
to allow uorporated towns to exclude traders from
such parts ot the town as they tlunic proper.
Mr. Brown, of Monroe, moved to lay it on the
table, and
Mr. Hart moved to indefinite postpone the bill
and amendments, and
Mr. Smith, of Haywood, made some remarks in
favor of the bill. He thought the sale of negroes
ought to be a taxable privilege, as well as the sale
of goods, &a, by merchants. Jle thought the bill
ou?ht to pass.
Mr. Tibbes opposed the bill entirely. Ho thought
it as reasonable to tax the buyer as the seller of a
nesro. He thought the bill bad.
Mr. Sykes combated the objections of Mr. Tibbs,
he (Mr. .) could not see the justness ol that gen
tleman s conclusions: sellin!; nesroes is as much a
privilege. a3 scHiiier coods.
Jilr. Lamb said that if this bill would repeal the
laws proliibitina: the importation of slaves into the
State, he would certainly oppose it It would be
a disgrace to this LeKislature and to the State to
' revive this odious traffic. (Mr. Lamb's remarks on
this part of the subject, were very earnest and
eloquent, and produced a marked effect on the
House.')
Mr. House also opposed the bill with equal force.
It was disgraceful to tax what were acknowledged
to be moral evils, such as tippling and slave dealing,
m order to raise revenue. He would support no
such measurers. After some further remarla by
Mr. Tibbs, Mr. llebb called lor the previous ques
tion which was refused, and
Mr. Sykes took the floor in reply to Mr. Lamb.
That centleman seemed to have a holy horror of
the traffic in slaves, but he (Mr. S.) thought that
gentleman was needlessly honihcd. JNegroes were
boutrht and sold every day in this fatate.
(Mr. Lamb rose to explain his remarks referred
to tlie importation ol slaves.)
Mr. Sykes resumed. He contended that this
thing was done week after week, and if tradere
would do it he wa3 in favor of taxing them for the
privilege. He did not consider this legalizing
crime; whether it was crime or not, it was permit
ted m Tennessee.
Mr. House replied to Mr. Sykes. His (Mr. S.'s)
argument was not sound suppose the case of
houses ot lil-lame without saying whether the
practice is criminal or not, the thing is done contin
ually, and why not levy a tax for the privilege? was
the gentleman prepared to bring in a bill to license
these houses for the sake of Revenue? the State
would grow rich upon it. Yet such was the princi
ple of the gentleman s arguments; it they were sound
iu one case, they were equally tound in another, and
murder, adultery, aud seduction inisrht be made a
source of Revenue.
Mr. Smith, of Haywood, and Mr. Smith, of Da
vidson, followed in support ot the bill.
Aud then the bill was indefinitely postponed
ayes. 34; noes, Jo.
( the debate on tins bin spiang up quite unex
pectedly; and elided from gentlemen on both sides
ot the question, some ot me mo3t powenut ana
e oiuent short speeches yet made in the House.)
The bill to continue the constiustion ot the btate
Capitol, (appropriates $200,000.)
iilr. llebb ottered an amendment, and Mr. Harris
moved an indefinite postponement, which was not
agreed to, and
Mr. Uooper moved to lay .Mr. llebb s amend-
on the table; which motion failed, and the amend
ment was adopted; and
Mr. Cook moved the previous question, which
was sustained, and the mam question beni'' put.
the bill passed ayes.o-j; noes, vj.
Mr. demons entered a motion to reconsider tlie
vote on the school bill.
Mr. Cooper moved to adjourn until 9 to-morrow.
Lost.
Mr. Wheeler moved to adjourn until 59 minutes
past eight, and the House adjourned accordingly.
SENATE HORNING SESSION.
Tuesday, Feb. 28.
The Senate met pursuant to adjournment, and
the miuutes ot yesterday being read,
Mr. Davis, from the Committee on Education
and Common Schools, reported on House bill for
the relief of purchasers of school lands and for
other purposes, on its second reading, and recom
mended its passage, wmcu was concurred in.
Mr. Dunlap made several other reports.
Mr. Dunlap, of Shelby, from the Commilteo on
the Judiciary, reported on the bill to repeal an act
nassed February 20, 1852, entitled an act to de
clare the powers oi IIIU UUUIltJ UOlll U ill IllO UUUllll-
Jorratlnn of estates. &c, and recommended its pas-
!m rlileh was concurred iu.
jjr Carrier, lrom me dome oeieci uommiuee,
to which wareferred the bill on the subject of the
South-western and North-eastern or W ills Valley
Railroad, and recommended that the Senate recede
from their amendment, which was agreed to.
Mr. Farnnharson. lrora tho belect Uonimittee
of conference, on the bill to regulate tlie fees of
sheriffs, ami recommend that the Senate recede,
which was agreed to.
Also, recommended an amendment providing tliat
no snerm snouui receive more than one hunureu
i - f ... . . .
dollars, which was also adonted.
On motion of Mr. Davis, the Senntn took tin
House resolution to brinir on the oleetion of Attor
ney tieneral tor the Memphis district, which was
adopted.
The Senate then took up House bills on second
reading.
The bill to change the linlwcetfTjia-Siwnties
ofVVayne and Perry, was rend?
.On motion, the Senatc.tookfa,'
Ml
rece?s lomnc nur-
xme of Rotuj? into the electioh'jpLSuteGedlogist. J
pr. Safford was elected' Gvbfogist-and MineraloJ
gisi lor me ciaie.
.-Mr.- Richardson was elected AttQrneyGeneranthe,passageciulliebilI,ttpassed Ayes, ia;
till .JICIUJIUIO I.K V.U I t -."l WTT
Tlie Senate jthen returned.to their chamber, andf
Mr. Nixon moved to lay the bill .to change "tho
lin. .M.nif
Titfe betWectr Wayfieand-Terry "fdnntleBohnha'
tab!.', which was agreed t, and the senate then
adjourned until 2 o'clock,, P. M. M ')
HOUSE Monxiso Session
TcEsn.vv, Teb. 23.
The Ilbuse met pursuant to adjournment, and
tho Journal of yesterday having been read,
1 he committee on Judiciary, on Military-Atiairs,
oh iFinance, on Enrolled Bills, and On Banks; made
tneir several reports, which were appropriately dis
posed of.
Mr. Uiambuss, from select committee on Peni
tentiary, reported a bill; placed on tho calendar.
Mr. Lamb offered a resolution to e'e;t an Attor
ney General in place of J. L. T. Sneed; amended
by fixing the day for the 28th of February, and
auopieu uuuer suspension oi urn ruie.
Mr. Mabry, of Warren a resolution providing
for compensation to certain lawyers for 'services
rendered to the State. Lies over xme day.
Mr. Patton introduced a bill to charter East Ten
nesseo Land and Mutual Loan Association; passed
first reading.
The House took up Senate messages of yester
day.
Senate's resolution to elect a State Geologist
this day.
Mr. Chamberlain moved its indefinite postpone
ment
Mr. House commented severely on. the course of
the crcntleman from Knox and Sevier. Did that
gentleman wi3h to nullify the will of this House as
expressed by a clear majority, and to resist what
was now a law of the State? He hoped the House
would not so stultify itselr.
Mr. Chamberlain withdrew his motion, which
was renewed by Mr. Morris, of Cocke, who called
lie ayes and noes, and the motion to postpone
failed, ayes 10, noes 53, and the resolution was
adopted.
Senate resolution for the benefit of public prin
ters, granting further time to complete their work;
rejected.
Mr. Harris called up the special order, beintr the
bill to re-establish the county of Powell, which was
.i .1.1 .. ... . . . ...
reau uie mira time, with sundry amendments which
had been adopted on second reading.
Mr. Temple offered an amendment relative to
certain territory m the county of Greene, and sup
ported it by some remarks pending which,
A message was received from the Senate, and on
motion of Mr. Thompson, the House look a recess
ot tivo minutes, preparatory to meeting the benate
in uonvenuon.
In Convention.
The two Houses met in convention, Mr. Speaker
Polk, of tlie Senate, presiding; and the resolution
convening the two houses was read.
The election of Geologist was first taken up.
Mr. Dunlap, of S., nominated Dr. John Plunkett;
" Smith, of D.,
R. O. Curry:
" Uooke
" Bullen
" Patton
" Bewley
" Hebb
" demons
" Tibbs
Jno. Caldwell;
D. H. Kelly;
J. M Safford;
Jacob Peck;
ii
John Smith;
II. Simms
S. Hempstead.
Mr. Morris moved that every balloting the hind
most candidate De dropped. Agreed to.
The result of the first ballot was as follows:
Plunkett, 11; Caldwell, 10; Kelly, 4; Safford, 34;
Teck, 0; Smith, 1; Simras, 0; Hempstead, 2: Anll
Carden. 3; Currey, 23.
Messrs. Smith, Simms, and Hempstead dropped.
.Mr. MCKnight moved that alter the second bal
lot all names but those of the foremost two, be
drooped, and Mr. Uunlap, oflienry, strenuously op
posed the resolution, which on motion of Mr. Cook
was laut on the table, and the Uonvention pro
ceeded to a second ballot, which resulted for: bat-
ford, 37; Currey, 25; Plunkett, 11; Caldwell, 9;
Kelly, 8: Peck, 4; and Messrs. Peck, and Kelly,
were withdrawn, and the convention proceeded to
a imru Dauot.
Caldwell. 14: Currev. 25: Plunkett 14: Safford. 39.
Mr. Cook withdrew Dr. Caldwell's name; and on
the 4th ballot, tho vote stood for Currey, 30; Saf-
tord, 4J; i'lunkett, a l.
The name of Dr. Plunkett was withdrawn, and
on the 5th ballot Mr. Satlbrd receved 50 votes; and
ur. lurrey, J; and Mr. batlord was declared duly
elected.
Tho Convention then proceeded to elect an At
torney Ueneral lor tho litli judicial circuit.
Mr. Lamb nominated R. B. Richardson; no other
nominations being made, Mr. Kicuardson was de
clared duly elected for the unexpired term of J. T.
n. fjneeu, resigned.
ine convention then rose, and the llouso re
sumed tho unfinished business; being Mr. Temple's
amendment to the .Powell county bill, on which
Mr. Temple continued his remarks.
Mr. Udell replied to Mr. Temple; if the amend
ment were adopted, it would deteat the bill, it the
gentleman was opposed to the bill, let him come
torward, and attack it openly.
Mr. Harris moved to lay the amendment on the
table, which was agreed to.
Mr. Mathis ollered an amendment which was
ruled out of order, and Mr. Chambliss moved the
previous question; and the bill then passed third
reading.
And the House "took up Senate bills on third
reading.
'1 he bill to amend the charter of the Nashville
and Memphis Railroad Company, zc Passed.
And the House adjourned until 2 o clock, p. n.
SENATE AFTERNOON SESSION.
Tuesdat, Feb. 28, 1854.
Senate met pursuant to adjournment, and pro
ceeded to the consideratian of House bills on their
second reading, a large number of which were read
and passed without amendment
'1 he bill to incorporate the Bluff City Mills, was
amended on motion of Mr. Nixon by the incorpo
rating a Mining Company, and passed second read
ing.
'1 he bill to secure the payment of County debts
m certain cases, was reiected on second readiur.
The bill to refund to Lawson Henrv S14 which
ho had paid for License which had been taken from
him, &c, was reiected on second reading.
The bill for the relief ol the securities of Sheriffs.
Constables,. and others; was rejected on second
reading.
Tie bill to charter the Rimrold and Cleveland
Railroad Company, was severally amended by cre-
auug oiuer corporations, anu passou second read
ing.
House billj on first readiug were taken up and
passed, wi hout amendment or discussion.
the benate bill to provide for continuing tho
construction oi me atate uapitot, was tauen up and
uie amendments cf the House wir.j severally a-
mended, and then concurred in.
A number of messages from the House wereact-
ed upon; amongst them the school bill, which had
been amended in the House and passed; the amend
ments of the House were concurred in.
The Senate then took up the bill to establish an
Agricultural iiureau; which was leid a third tune.
Mr. JJowles moved to indefinitely pastnone the
bill. '
Mr. Frazjr spoko at length against the motion.
and in support of the bill.
Mr. Dunlap, of Shelby, made an abla speech in
support oi me Din.
. . . . . i "ii
Mr. JJewley was opposed to the bill.
Mr. Davis was in favor of the bill, and made
some remarks in its support.
Mr. Jones called tor tlie previous question, which
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" "J JuJiuiuuiij 4uu U1U Ulll M453CU aC3, X(, IlayS,
The resolution to furnish the
the reports of the decisions of the Sopreme Court;
nuicau unu auopieu.
The resolution requiring the clerk of the Senat
to make out and procure to be printed .f 000 mium
C !. .....: r.t . , .' .
vi iwc tapuuua oi uiu acts; was reau aud rejected.
u motion uie oenate adjourned until 10 o clock
to-morrow mornihg.
HOUSE AFTERNOON SESSION.
The House met, and took up the bill for the relief
of the Penitentiary as reported hv the snpe!nlm.
mitteo in lieu of the original bill the amendment
in neu was adopted and Mr. llebb moved ihr, in
definite postponement of the bill. Mr. Smith of
TkiTTlilann Annna.,1 f 1, . 1 ! fTI , ... J
"""""I jjuc.-u mi; muiiou. me out as now
reported provides that no money shall he drawn
without the certificate of Inspectors men ivhn
have been appointed by the Executive and con
firmed by the Senate of this General Asiemblv.
.nicy ait. Minuiucu ui ivuuiv tueir uusmess. Air-
Smith further explained tho necessity of giving
some neip 10 uie institution, in view ol the expenses
and labor incurred by it for carrying on the pub
lic works on tlie capitol. He showed that the ac
tual expenditure on the State House works, inde
pendent of the labor of the convicts, was over S18 -
000 per annum and yet 90 out of the whole-No.
of convicts had to support, by thoir labor, the whole
Institution and pay this cnarmous expense for jgb-
jEeivcd a dollar. Mr. jSmfth 3 argaSentvas ctear,
brcible, and to the point? . fj E
"Mr. Harris thouphtElurther disoussionmnnetes-
saryjand he called fbr the previous questionjfthe
callwas' sustained and thffniain "question being
.noes, IV.
Mr Bufo7d' rnova rcMnsieratTon.oias Jo off
fer aa amendment providing that the amounvto be
paidtOthePenitenuarybcpaidout - ofthesum4
appropriated tor ,tne contir u nioni uic,worK 01 tiu
capitol. - . i '
Mr. Harris opposed the reconsideration ot the
vote. ' As did also Mr. Smith, ol Davidson, and un
derlie operation of the prevmijs question, .the vole,
was take'nwn' jhe motion jo .reconsider,,.' which' re
sulted ayes, 30; noes, 37; so the House refused to
recoasRier. . f ,
'ThtfUlouse then'took up benate-s messages m're
lation to amendments to House bills on which
appropriate' action was .had, and cpmraittees.of con
ference appointed.
Mr. Pope reported from committee on Public
Buildings in favor pf accepting the proposition of
the .Mayor ot jNasnvuie to sirrenuer me otate
Hospital, and that the property be sold. There is
also a provision to the same effect in a Senate a
mendment, to a House bill granting appropriations
to several charitable Institutions. The provision
allows the city of Nashville .to surrender the Nash
ville Hospital at any time previous to 1st May, '54,
by resolution of the council, and on giviug duo
notice to the Governor. The bill and amendments,
were ou motion of Mr. Bailey referred to the com
mittee on Ways aud Means.
The House took up Mr. Hebb's bill to lease out
the Penitentiary, which was withdrawn on leave,
and the. House resumed tho calender of Senate bills
on third reading.
The bill to authorizs 'Montgomery county to take
stock in the Memphis and Olarksvillo Company
passed.
The bill lo authorize the Memphis, Clarksvillo
and Louisville, and the Nashville and Memphis
Railroad Companies, to consolidate so 83 to make
one company and one road.
Mr. Smith, of Davidson, made some remarks ur-
tlns bilf, which caned up
Mr. Richardson, who offered an amendment pro
viding that the consolidated road pass through the
town of Trenton, in Gibson county, which ho
earnestly advocated as a matter of justice to his con
stituents. Mr. Bailor also made some remarks- He knew
nothing of the controversy between Mr. R. and
o-her gentlemen. He hoped the Vill would be a
lowed to pass without any amendment.
Mr. Richardson again spoke strongly in favor of
his amendment; and atler some luriner uiscussion
by Mr. Bailey and Mr. Smith, of Davidson, the
amendment was adopted, and Mr. Bailey ottered
an amendment, permitting a change of name and
the appointment of additional officerr aloptc',
and bill passed.
The bill to incorprate the Tennessee Association
of Steamboat owners and Captains; passed.
Tho bill to condense the laws in regard to Edu
cation and Common Schools, and publish the same
in pamphlet form, with an amendment. Mr. in
Chester moved its indefinite postponement
Mr. Harris and Mr. Steele made some remarks,
and Mr Winchester's motion failed. After several
crass motions, Mr. Bnllen called the previous ques
tion. and the bill passed. aves40, noes 23.
Mr. Hebb moved a reconsideration, and Mr. Bu.
ford favored the reconsideration; while Mr. Brown,
of Monroe opposed it. Mr. Winchester thought
the measure would be a good one, if we had a well
digested system; as it is, it would bo a useless and
unnecessary expense.
The vote was reconsidered, and after considera.
ble further discussion, the bill finally passed.
The bill for the relief of W. F. Williams; passed
Tho bill to amend tho cnarter oi stone a itiver
and Statesville Turnpike Company, and for other
purposes.
There were several charters appended lo the bill,
one of which was offered by Mr. Clemons, to char
ter Robertson's Island turnpike; having met with
some opposition, that gentleman took the floor in
its defence, in one of his characteristic speeches,
which created much amusement, but failed to save
his charter, which was stricken out; and Mr. Clem
ons moved to reconsider the vote, and called for
the ayes and noes, but the House refused to recon
sider. Mr. Clemons offered to strike out a part of the
bill increasing tolls on a portion of the Charlotto
turnpike road, which brought about another dis
cussion between the two gentlemen from David
son. The House refused to strike ont, and the hill
as amended passed.
And the House adjourned until 7 o'clock to
night X$T HENRY'S INVIGORATING CORDIAL: The
merits of this purely vegetable extract for the removal and
cure of physical prostration, genital debility, nervous aflec
lions, Aa, Ac. arefully described in another column ol this
paper, to which the reader is referred. 2 per bottle, 3 bot
tles for &3, six bottles for $3; 1C per dozen. Observe
IhemarKsoi tne gkncink,
all respectable Dru&psU and Merchants throughout the
country.
For sale at the Patent "Jfedicine Depot, No. 12 College
street, by J. 1. DROMfiOOLK. Wholesale Agent foi the
State and only agent iu Nashville.
6m cl. aud tn-w.
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SECOND SUPPLY.)
EAKXY ENGAGEMENTS!
And Florence (a Sequel.) by Mary Frazier.
37"Thc obj'ect of ths Author is to show some of tbe evils
resulting from Early Marriage "Engagements." She would
teach tbe lessor, that
"Evil is wrought by want of thouglt,
As well as want of Heart."
HISTORY OI' TENNESSEE.
TOON AND RUTLAND; No. 44 Union sU would
inlonn those who are not supplied with
RAMSEY'S AXNAIjS OF TENNESSEE,
that they are prepared to furnish them at the Au
thors prices.
J5f- Call soon, and get a copy of this valuaule Book.
AMERICAN ALMANAC FOR 1851.
TOON & RUTLAND, have just received
THE AMERICAN ALMANAC:
And Repository of Useful Knowledge for the year
1S04.
SCHOOL ROOKS.
Comprising all the Classical and Elementary Boots,
used in the schools of the city and country.
ALSO Paper, Pens, Copy-Books, Slates, Ink, Portfo
lios, DrawingStuilios, Sketch Books, Paints, Camels' Hair
Pencils. Ac S
ET Orders solicited from town and country.
TOON & RUTLAND,
marl. 114 "Union street.
NEW ACCOUNT ROOKS.
Toon 4: Rutland have just reciiied:
A great variety of Blank Books, Pass and Memoran
dum Books, Ac, which they offer at very reasonable
prices.
marl. TOON A RUTLAND.
SPRING GOODS-NEW STYLES.
TUST received, an assortment of elegant "New Style"
r rancy ijassiniereir uuu i csuna, jtiuo uiaciw tioius
and Cassiniercs, and Superfine A bilo Embroidered Silk
and Satin Vcstings. CLUTOS A ABBOTT,
march 1 V4 jiq. iu. ueaar street.
TDIRD CAGES. A large assortment of round and
I souare'Caces. fancv patterns) just received.
GOLD INK AND PAIftT Anew and valuable artic e.
either for w ritine or regilding picture and lookine-elass
frames in Domes at -jac, mc, anu $i.
PLATE WARMERS, Dish Covers, and Covered Dishes,
of all sizes and patterns.
BKITTAKIA wakk in anna Just received irom
New York, of the newest patterns.
TABLK ilATn I lie largest anu Dest assortment ever
offered in Nashville.
FEATHER DUSTERS and Fancy Brushes, an exlraor-
uinary aud varied assortment.
rwwitt II t 1'.. T ' .. 1 .. 1 : .....
VKlUn LVl 1 IC iu use.
OAS TORCHES A convenient and cheap nrticle.
should be used in every lamuy.
NAPKIN KIN US Silver plated, ivory and uone.
NUT CRACKERS Plated uudSteeL
STOVE POLISH Tbe best article in use, put up for
family use.
FURNITURE POLISH For revarnishing aud cleans
ing- eld furniture, marble, Ac
A great variety of articles for Home-furnishing, consist
ing of Wooden and Basket ware in everv varietv.
marchl '54 SNOW, MACKENZIE A CO.
OTRETCH
Ar. OUR, DRUGGISTS, CORN
LJ ER Col eire and Union ats- have just received asnptilv
ER College and Union ats., have just received asnpply
of Landretb Uarden Seeds, consisting in part Of the follow
ing, vis
Landreth Extra Early Peas.Early Sugar Corn,
Larre Marrowfat
do, do Cenada
do,
Long Blood Beet,
Early do do,
do York Cc.hbs.
Cucumbers,
Egg Plant,
Mountain Sprout Water- Mel-
Sugar Loaf, do.
Large Drum head do.
Flat Dutch 1
Jons,
do Sweet do do.
Ball J'epp cr;
Landreth Silver Skin OnionTomato Pepper,
Sets; Jtaduh, J!C.,iXC.
marl
A PE1V COPIES
OP that beaatiful Song Book, SONGS FOR THE LITTLE
ONES AT HOME. Just received b
leb25 CHAS W. SMITH, College at.
T PECBjpL NOTICES;
31
' l)r. Melianc's Vermifuge. J.
Diirlne a practice of moro than twontr Tears, Dr. HeLana
taiiatteadod InamcriWe patients afflicted with every, form'
of' worm'diseaso, and wu Induced to tpplj all the eaoreles. ;
Ul 1119 iiuuu ko iuuuicueijr via TCUUIlUgV, ui nuin Ml-
trojer, certain lolueffectj; tlje result of UUJtbom U, tha
merican Worm Specific, now before tho public, which la
rTrfecdr safd. and may bo" elren alike to children ot the
inost'tenderase, or to"thtfared adult: it pnrret mildly and
aubdaes fevr,.and4ls9troy.worms with Invariable success.
It Is easy of administration, and aa It does not contain mer
cury In any form, whatever; 6a restriction's are necessary
with regard to drinking cold water, nor is iteapible of dolnff
the least Injury to the tendorest ln&nt. An Incredible num
ber of worms have been expelled by this great vermifuge.
JfJ" Purchasers willpleasebecareful to ask far DR. Mc
ANESCKi,Kuk.VrKD VKIi.MlFOGE, and take none else.
Alt oiherTefmii'uges, in comparison, are worthless. Dr.
M'Lane'sgennlno vermifuge, also his celebrated Liver Pills,
can now be had at all respectable Drug Stares in the United
States and Canada.
Sold wholesale and retail by all the principal Drngclsts
and country merchants throughout the UnlUvl Statss.
marl '54 lm
R. R.R, in Ten Minutes Cured the Gout.
Mr.JI. Edgceoutb,an English gentleman, residing in Wi
verly Place, New York, had been troubled with the gout for
dr weeks. By the adi Ice and consent of Dr. 'Wheeler he
applied it. K. Keller. In ten minutes after the flrst appli
cation, he was free from pain, and has not suffered any furth
er Incomenience. So,reador,lt 1 with all acuta pains K.
K. Keller acts like a charm; the moment it is applied, the
most severe paroxysm of Neuralgia, Chills, Ferers, Rheum
atism.Sick Headache.Toothaohe, Cramps, Spasms, Swelled
Joints, Weakness, and Pain In the Side aro Instantly reliev
ed, and the cause quickly removed. The flrst symptoms of
pain, apply the, Keller, , either Internally or externally, and
yon will be free from.allfurtherannoyance. In purchasing
R. K. Relier.see that the signature of KADWAV & CO., is
upon each bottle, and the letters R. R. R. blown tu Ihe glass.
The genuine wiU instantly stop the pain. Price, 25 cents,
50 cents, $1 00 per box.
K. R. K. No. 2. RADWAY'S RENOVATING RESOLV
KN'T. Pure hlood, rich blood, aud healthy blood, will
courso through tho veins or every Individual who will take
this Remedy. It is not like the Ready Relief It Is not In
tended to cure tho samaclass of diseases that the Relfef is
recommended to cure. Nor will it Interfere in any manner
wilt the action of the Ready Relief. Each or the R. K. Re
medies are so prepared as to act harmoniously with each
other, and yet neither Interfere with the other. The Re.
solvent acts upon the blond nd resolves away from the solids
all diseased deposits. It cures Ulcers, Scrofula, Cancers,
Tumors, Humors, Salt Rheum, die. Price, $1 00 per bot
tle.
R. K. R. No. 3. Radway's Regulators will regulate ev
cry organ in tho system. They act upon the liver, kldnevs,
bladder.slomacb, skin, and will free the bowels, from all cor
rupt and putrid Humors. They cure Dyspepsia, Liver Com
plaint, Uostlveness, Indlgesuon, Fevers of all kinds. One
or two Regulators will Insure a pleasast operation of the
bottles aud a healthy digestion. Price, 2j cents,
marl VI
Dr, MorMj's Invigorating Elixir or Cordial.
Woman, whose delicate, a'ld fragile structure, Is pecu
liarly susceptible to disease, has cause to rejoice over the In.
traduction of this glorious renovator. There is not a phase
of sickness to which she is liable, that It will not modify or
subdue. If a lack of vital energy prevents the consumma
tion ofthe Nation's hopes, the Cordial will supply It dif
fusing a new and vigorous life through the torpid organtza'
tion, and crowning matrimonial hope with parental bliss
If lassitude, emaciation, nervousness, mental depression,
and ageneral dullness of sense, render tho Maiden's life a
burden to her, here Is a preparation will regulate, restore,
re-brace every delicate organ and fuoctioa Involved In her
ailment and send the warm blood freely coursing through
her veins, opening as it were a new life to her. Unlike
other stimulants this pnre vegetable production produces
permanent exhillratloq. Its effects aro not evanescent. It
acts upon the constitution and the whole vital system. To
both seves it is inraluible.
This Cordial Is put up, hlhly concentrated, In pint bot.
ties. Price threednllarsperboltle, two fordve dollars, sir
for twelve dollars.
(VI. RING, Proprietor,
192 Iiroadway, New York
Sold by Druggists, throughout the United States, Canada,
and West Indies, and by W. F. CRAY, Sole Agent, sue
cessorto Cartwrlght and Armstrong, corner of -Market and
Uroad streets, Nash villa, Tennesse e.
marl '51 lmdtrwiVw
Ugly Wives! Read aud Wonder.
There are. women or tne above stripe throughout our
country. They don't mean any harm by it; for they dan't
know how t. prevent it. Listen tons. The cause f It Is
bad health. When flrst married they were very handsome,
had many admirers, wcro of a lively temper; but, alas! how
changed! She now looks palo and feeble, is cross and crab
bed, eats bullittlo,jiearcoly enjoys a friend's company, cares
for.nothing, her mind Is inactive, her eyes inexpressive,
calling fiir pills or a doctor, is troubled with sick headache,
pain iu the back andjolntsf worsj o!T at some periods than
others. Wo can tell you what will do your wife good In
such cases. It will relieve them. It cures hundreds of cas
es of the worst farms. We allude tj Dr. Dromgoole's Fe
male Hitters .
Forsale In Nashville by tbe Proprietor, at the Patent med.
icino Store, College St., aud Druggists generally,
marl '51 lw
It is now the most Popular Medicine And
whj? because itis superior to all other preparations. We
cbaltengo tho world to produce a medicine superior to "Dr.
C. Williams' Pnlinonic Balsam of Wild Cherry and Wood
Naptha,"for the cureof Coughs, Colds, Spitting of Blood,
Bronchitis, Croup, Hooping Cough, Consumption, and all
ntheraffectionsnf tho Chest and I.uugs. It never fails to af
ford the sufferer prompt and permanent relief. Head ad
vertisement in another column,
marl '51 lm
A WARNING.
Delay7 not ; harbor not in your mind that sentence oi
fools' philosophy, that adUeuie will get well of iUelf, or
that you can cure it with certain medicines for a few dollars.
Beware how you tamper with your general welfare.
Ye wild and vicious youths, why "will ye persist in dosing
with the jilthy nautealiny cornjounds daily proffered, there
by impairing yonr appetite and digestion and destroying
you mentally as well as physically, when you can be cured
with a lew doses of pleasant medicines?
Ye rakes of every age and condition, why will ye suffer
and repine and drag out a miserable existence, unfitted for
the tnjoynunt and even ordinary pursuits ot life? You
who are thus annoyed and wish to be restored to health and
vigor by a treatment at once pleasant and effectual, should
consult Dr. MORRIS. His success in chronic diseases has
been greater than that of any other physician of his day,-
Many who have been for years alilicted with disease or con
sequences resulting from excess have been restored to
health ami vigorunderhis.really scientific treatment.
Should a personal interview be objectionable, state your
disease in wnttmg enclose hve dollam address Dr. V
11. MORRIS, through Uie I'ost-Oliice, Nashville, Tenn., and
a package of medicines, securely put up, will be sent pri
vatelyand with dispatch, full directions therewith, and
no question asled.
Persons living at a distance, and afflicted with ScrnfuU,
Old Ulcers, TMer Cancers, I'iles, Fistula in Ano, Grave
Strictures, Ulests, or any disease whatever of an aggrava
ted or malignant charter, can bo cured at home by consult,
ing Dr. Mounts, bv letter, post paid, enclosing a fee.
Medicines pleasant and safe, can be seut per mail to any
part of the United States.
Particular attention given to the treatment of female com
plaints. Ladies who may be afllicled with Irregularities,
Flour A!bu or Whites, Prolapsus Uteri or Falling of
the Womb, would do well to lay aside all fafse delicacy
and promptly consult the Dr. Cohh auraxtkd 1
Ollice over Mutual Protection Insurance Office, Cedar at.
near Post Office. Room, No. 14, up stairs.. nov6.tf
Mrs. Harris the wife of Dr. Hams, formerly
of Nashville, butnowof California, used to suffer severely
with attacks ot Erystpelat. Tbis circumstance is well known
to many of her friends and acquaintance, in Nashville and
vicinity. In one of these attacks. Dr. Harris, and one or
two other Doctors, were attending on her, and doing thoir
best, we suppose, but could not afford relief, when an old
acquaintance of hers, who is a physician, happened to call
to see her, and she said tohim, well, nnclo Nat, can't you do
something forme? Yes, said be, I think so. I have a dose
of DR. ARNOLD'S PILLS, and they will help you. She
took the Pills, and they cured her, according to tlie state-
ment which she made to different persons. And frequently
aflenvards, in such attacks she took the same kind of pills
and they cured her promptly.
Nashville, January 20, ISM.
The Citicni of Nashville will bear in mind, that
we are agents forthe sale of that superior preparation, Mok-
Tixonr.'s Hitter G'op.mtL and Blood Pumriss, which has
become so popular throughout the Union, as a remedr for
purifying the Uood and reinrigorat'mg and strengthening
uie nervous system, i nis is a vegeiauie exiraci, pleasant
totlie taste: and. with many thousands who have used it.
proved itself the great remeJyin the treatment aud cure of
ii i - - r j: . . .j." j: : i i
ail diseases aniiug iniui iit'ityaitujri, a uiaurgantzeu couui
tion of the liver or Impurities of the Ulond. Call and get
n bottle. iTice f i uo per Dome, noiu Dy
II G SCOVIL, Druggist.
BERRY' t DEMOVtLLE,
T WELLS.
janl9 '54 dAwSm J P DROMOOOLB.
Rlicumntism Cured! Tho undersigned hare for
sale that invaluable and sure remedr, JIoctiuoki's Rueu-
hatic ompounu, which has obtained universal lame m cu
ring this dreadful disease, in all its forms, either inflamalo'
rir, acute or enrvnic. lnousanaswnonaa long ceen crip
ples hive been restored the use of their limbs and to perfect
health by its use.
Call and get a circular and read the evidence. Sold
wholesale and retail by
iiu svu v l Li, uruggist.
DE31UY1L
T WELLS.
1LLE,
..j r.. JPDROMGOOLE.
janl9 '5i dAw3 Nashville, Tennessee.
t KjEWgBOOl
3 CONCLUSION I
Ponnt mSriittsiWal- nr Sian.l 4- t' ?I
; ,.t. ' .i-. hi .inns oaxonchtp. n
p!e-byJReigBIds. Tl second ,lume offftoUJ
CUKISTOBAL." a. Scqoal to "LordlSajondaJeH;, nS2
roaay. ine nrsi volume ot ims ?pint-9tirrin- Romance
was readVith cantinusJly i&creaslnglnteres
to the last chapter, and all who have read it will be anxious
to read and still more delighted in the perusal cf this, tbe
closing volume. For sale by mx,. .-UXiiXSr'
iebsi , .
-D'ISEAELi'S NOVELS IN CHEAP FORM,- -Mi-
riaiu Alroy.a Romance of tbe Twelfth 'Centnry; by H; D'
Israeli. KJontamin Fleming," ari auibbiography, by1 1).'
Israeli. The Young Duke, by D'lsraeli, just received by
feb22'54 6 . 11AOAN.-
"DASHES OF AMERICAN HUMOR;" by Howaad Paid.
"An amusing collection of characteristic talcs and sketch
es, that we think infinitely superior lo many cf Sam
Slicks'a similar efforts-" London Ttmes
"The American School of Humor is Sui generis, and
The Dashes" are very excellent specimens of easy, rat
tling vivacious writing of this class. Benttryy Jfisalliny.
feb22
X. UAUdtl.
"THE KYE HOUSE PLOT;" by Reignolds. "John, or,
is a Cousin in hand, worth two Couuts in tbe Rush; by Enie-
heCarlen, forsale by F. HAG AN.
eozs
THE AMERICAN ALMANAC, for 1854; a supply just
received by F.IIAGAN.
ieb2 o4
BOOKS AND STATIONER V FOR THE
SPRING TRADE.
F. UAGAN, Market St.; would respectfully call attention
of the trade to his extensive assortment of Rooks and Sta
tionery, which in part embrace a large assortment of
Common and Classical School Books; together with an
endless collection of Medical and Miscellaneous publications.
leDl'J r. HAlJAft.
JLETTER AND CAI' paper.
An assortment of 1000 Reams; Bonnet Boards; Slafei;
Pencils; Ink; Sand; Wafers; Drawing, Surveying and Math
ematical Instruments; Ink-Stands, Ac, Ac Also, BLANK
AND MEMORANDUM BOOKS, of all styles and Bind
ing, all of which have been selected with great care, and
will be sold at lowest prices. Merchant?, traders and oth
ers, are most respectfully invited to give- me a call, bfcre
pnrchasingelsewhere. feb!9 F. II AO AN.
ELL AU ARM WELL.
F. HAGAN, Market st, has just received ELLA BARN
WELL ; A Historical, Romance of Border Life; by Emer
son Bennett; author of Prairie Flower; Lcni Leoti; Forest
Rose; Mike Fink; Viola; Clara MoreUnd ; Forged Will;
Traitor; Female Spy; Rosalie Da Pont; Fair Rebel ; Ac.
SOOjust received the trade supplied by
febio F. HAGAN. .
BULVTEE'S HEW NOVELS IN CHEAP FORM.
LAST DAYS OF POMPEII;
ALICE;
ERNEST MALTB AVERS;
PELHAM;
EUGENE ARAM:
Bonnd in paper. Price 25 cts. each, or five fur I. For
sale by F. HAGAN.
feblO.
THE OLD DOCTOR; Or, Stray Leaves from my Jour
naL Being Sketches of tbe most interesting reminiscences
of a retired Physician.
Xotices of the Press,
"The Physician, more than any other man, has the op
portunity oi studying tne numan mmu, at times wnen ail
false pretensions are thrown aside. lo these fcketches, the
reader is introduced to a variety, or characters, portray eu
under various circumstances. In health and in sicWss,
in prosperity and in adversity, and each chaacter is den
eately and graiihically portrai ed." Tunes.
Forsale by F HAGAN,
GEOLOGY.
F. HAGAN, Market street, has just received another
supply or Lyell's PRINCIPLES AND ELEMENTS OF
GEOLOGY. New American Edition, writli prices re
duced.
' GODEY'S LADY'S BOOK FOR FEBRUARY, 1&54-
Containing asplendid Steel Engraving, and Colored Fash
on Plates; also, 50 Wood Engravings. Subscription re
ceived, and single copies sold by
F. HAGAN,
jan23 '51 Market street.
REMOVAL.
JOHN YORK A CO, Booksellers, Stationers and Book
binders; have removed to tbe corner of Union and Cherry
Streets, opposite the Bank of Tennessee. Thankful tor past
favors, we solicit a continuation or the same iu our uew
place. tjan2S '54
HOT CORN.
Life Scenes iu New York Illustrated.
Including the story of little Katy, Madalina, the Rag
Picker's Daughter, Wild Maggie, Ac, with original de
signs, engraved by N. Orr.
Tbe New York Independence says :
"We would much rather be tbe unostentatious author, of
'hot com' than the brilliant idol of a false aud perverted
taste, who prostituted talent, genius and morality in the
production of Don Juan."
A portion of tlie sales of this work is devoted to the
best objects charity. For sale by
JOHN YORK A CO.,
Booksellers, Corner of Union and Cherry streets, opposile
tne Bank ot Tennessee. feb23.
SWAN'S EEP0RTS VOLUME 2.
Reports of the cases argued and determined in tho Su
preme Court of Tennessee, durins the years 1352-3, bv
William G. Swan, State Reporter. For sale by
jan23'54 JOHN YORK A CO., 1
Booksellers, comer Union and Cherry streets, opposite
the Bank of Tennessee.
BLANK ROOKS AND STATIONARY
Ledgers, Journals, Cash and Day-Books,
Invoice and Record Books, Medinm, Dera. and Cap,
in full sets, of every style of ruling and b'nding, some
handsomely paged, aud warranted pi the best paper.
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every other article to tit out any oluce.
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and Gold Pens, Faber Pencils, Sand and Sand Boxes.
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Evidence :
lor sale by
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Swnnn'K Tennessee Reports :
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