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Wilmington, Delaware, Friday August 16» 1833.
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Ijols of land-fur *alc or rent.
be
ing
SIXTEEN ACRES of land lying on the
northerly side of High street, east of Walnut
street, and about 71 acres on Broad street or
Church lane, opposite the old Swedes church
—Also 5 acres on the Kennet road, opposite
thc dwelling of Doctr: Wm: Gibbons. There
arc also several BUILDING LO TS, to sell
•or let on ground-rent, all in the City of Wil
mington. These grounds were thc property
Sate of Joshua Wollaston, dec'll: they are ad
vantageously situated, of an excellent quality,
nearly all in grass, and under good fences.
These Lots will he sold at private sale for
fair prices, either entire, or divided to suit
purchasers, The titles are indisputable, and
immediate possession can be given.
Apply to
of
all
JONAS PUSEY.'
7 Mo: 30, 1833. 1U. Market st.
N. B. The GRASS on some of the above
lots is to be let for the remaining part of the
season, if not sold. __
BANK STOCK.
A few shares of Wilmington & Brandy
wine Bank Stock for sale bv
W. A. MENDENHALL.
July 30, 1833.—2t
it
Drivers Wanted.
On the tow-path of the Chesapeake & Dela
Canal, to whom good wages will be
ware
given by
ROBERT POLK, of Del. City, or
ABRM. BENNETT,ofChes City.
Julv 16—4t
NOTARY PUBLIC
AND
Conveyancer's Office.
It
c
JAMES SORDEN, has opened an office
at No. 7, third street, next door to John Rey
nold's store, where he transacts all business
in the line of aNotarv public. He also draws
Deeds, Mortgages, Wills, Powers of Attor
ney., Bills of sale and bonds and agreements of
•every description, with despatch and in legal
form. July 19, 183.3.—65-tf
NOTICE.
mor
of
to
and
of
of
few
in
NOTICE.
A LL persons indebted to John Boyd late of
Brandywine, deceased, are requested to
make immediate payment, and those having
claims will please present them for settle
ment to JAMES PRICE, Lx r.
64—tf.
July 9,
Farmers' Bank Stock.
56 SHARES Farmers' Bank Stock, for
W. A. MENDENHALL.
Applications post paid will be attended to.
July 26. _
sale bv
New Castle County, in the State qf Dela
ware, sc't
By Virtue of an Order or the Orphans'
Ciurt, for the said County, of New
castle,
Will l>c Exposed to Sale,
At Vendue, on Friday, the 6th day of Sep
tember next, at 2 o'clock i 1 tire afternoon, at
the house of Andrew Bradley, in thc village
of Newark, in White Clay Creek Hundred,
and county aforesaid ; all that.
PLANTATION or TRACI of LAND,
situate in Pencader Hundred, in the county
aforesaid ; bounded by lands of James Lind
sey, lands of Fred. H. Holtzbecker, by lands
late of Benjamin VVattsnn, deceased, by lands
of George Platt and others, and by the pub
lic road leading from the mill now owned by
George B. Meeteer to Ogletown, containing
about one Hundred and six acres, he the same
more or less, with th; improvements and ap
purtenances ; being the Real Estate ot John
pfiner, deceased, and to be sold for tbe pay
ment of his debts.
Attendance will be given, and the terms ot
sale made known, at the time ami place afore
said by Joseph Chamberlain, Adm r. of said
dec'll, or his Attorney.
By order of tbe Orphan's Court.
MATTHEW KEAN, Clerk.
iNew Castle, July 16, 1833. .
On the above described property there 's a ,
comfortable frame dwelling house and kitch
en a good barn with stabling underneath, hay |
house and other out buildings, an orchard of |
s ect fruit. The lnnd is of a good quality,
the situation pleasant, and being tat-onemile
from the village of Newark affords-every fa
tility for tbe superior education cf afamily of
children, 78ts
of
lo
i
!
NOTICE.
of William Sim
W here us the Agency
mons, in lie Lumber Business, conduct
,ed heretofore on my account, has termin
ated ; notice is hereby given to all per
sons to whom sales of Lumber have been
.made previous lo the 27th day of f. Mo.
1833, that payment for the same is to be
•made lo the' Subscriber, or to James
Tweed, who is hereby authorised to act
. . "ÏÏÏAÜSMU.
68-4t
7 mo. 29.
SILK HAT
IV. R. SBIiUARS,
: -Market Street, has just added to his
targe and elegant assortment of Fur Hats, a
few dozen of Silk hats, black and diab, o
vevv superior quality, carefullv selected
from axelvhratcd silk hat manufactory in
Philadelphia. Fresh supplies will be con
s- .nti? received, and «*1 , at the lowest pnees.
Wil mington, Aug- 0 . l8Jj-rutt
Rio-Grand Ox Hides.
No. 51
vn« SALE 274 Rio-Grand Ox Hides cl
5-k quality, will be sold low m dose a
consignment. ' Market Street.
Aug. ** 1833.-70 Pt
Wilmington
Second Hand G is for Sale,
A good second hand gig with harness cau
be bad on application to the Subscriber—liv
ing in New Castle—price sixty dollars.
JOHN D. BIRD.
98—5tpd
August, 2,
New HAT & SHOE Store.
No. 4L— High-at. next door to T. Larkins'
Grocery Store.
The Subscriber, having in addition to his
former stock of SHOES, added a general as
sortment of SILK & FUR HATS, from one
of the first manufactories in Philadelphia,
finished in the most handsome am! best stile,
all which he will sell at the lowest manufac
turers prices.
ISAAC DIXON.
69 3m
Wilmington, 8 mo. 1, 1833.
New Hooks,
J UST Reed, and for sale at P. B. Por
ters Book Store No 97 Market St.
The Novelty Anecdotes 2 vols.
Memoirs of the Duke of Welling
ton, 2 vols.
Library of Romance, slave King,
jtCT" The Proprietors of the following va~
luable preparation , relying on its long es
tablished reputation anti unrivalled success,
even in the most desperate eases of sore and
weak eyes, have authorized their agents to
return the price in every instance in ivhich
it shall fail to effect a cure.
DR. WEAVER'S CELEBRATED
ME SMiVE.
servedly superseding all others,for SOIÎ.K,
WEAK, and I\Fii \DIi;i> EYES •
It has frequently effected cures when otherpre- |
parutions in high repute,and »11 the reimen s m j
common use, had failed, and when, from the se
verity of the disease, x loss of the eye sight
was seriously apprehended. The following j
c rtificates willfully attest the truth of these as- j
sériions.
T
... , . . , . , ,
mor of the eyes, which lasted six or eight weeks ,
attended with a great ileal ol pain and mtiam- j
■nation. 1 used pith of Sassafras, and a numner |
of other applications which were recommended !
to me, but none of them proved any henefit, .
and I began to entertain serious ap rehensions
ofthe loss of my eye sight. At length hearing
of l)r. Weaver's Eye Salve, I procured a box
of Vaughan &. Peterson, which cured me m a
few applications. My experience warrants me
in recommending it as a most valuable applica
Philadelphia, 1st mo. 23, 1833.
Last summer I was troubled with a severe hu
lion.
EDEN WILI.1AMSOM.
No. 497 noilh Second Sireet.
Philadelphia, Jan. 30 1833.
My brother when about three years old, was
attacked with dreadful sore eyes, from cold.—
His eyes were constantly filled with the disciiarge
of matter, and a skin grew over them. He was
entirely blind for eight or nine week 3 , and we
had very little hope of his ever regaining his
sight;as nothing seemed tobe ot any service.
At last we heard of Weaver's Eye Salve, which
after regular application for about three weeks
entirely cured him. H w s the opinion of all
who saw him, and there can he no doubt ol the
fact, that but for this Eye Salve he would have
lo t his sight entirely. It has been n number
of years since, and his eyes have continued well.
CATHARINE DOT' TEUER.
Ci at es below Uucld street.
in
\
's Eye Salve," was trongiy rccom
several years ago, in consequence
rttli several of my children,
*«\Veav(
mended to
of which I used it
and think it very proper to declare that it cur
i ed their eyes, and that I consider it a safe and
! good application.
JOHN IVOR UAL,
No 4l3 Market Street.
sold on agency by
K. B. VAUGHAN, & Co.
No. 44J Markel-st. Wilmington.
Price, 25 cents a B ox.
jiTU' XV f ' HODS
AUiW IwlJvMJTV
The SnbsC riber has just received m addition to
. his f onne r extensive stock, a new and will se
u c ted assortment of
Spring null Slimmer C iOOllS,
—Among which are—
C | [ltb8 and casimeres, all colours,
Merino and Summer cloths, .
Blue anil yellow Nankeens drillings,
Boinbazetts, bombazines and Circassians,
Ilrochells, princettas and lastings,
Crapes, pongees, silk and cotton velvets.
Cambric, iaennet, book 8c mull muslins,
Venitian and Scotch carpeting, Brussels rugs,
Chintzes, prints, bleached and brown muslins,
Tickings, cheeks, canvass, Russia sheetings,
Merino, crape, silk and berage shawls,
Robinet ami thread laces, 1 ce veils,
Silk, lioskin and beaver gloves,
Buttons, combs, tapes and threads.
With a large assortment ot PAPER HAM'
INGS & «ORDERINGS of the most fashiona
ble patter
Is
As
JOHN PATTERSON,
. 30, Market street, WilmîiiRton.
07 -in addition to his large and extensive j
assortment of Dry Goods, the subscriber Ins ;
•ecetved
3 rases ladies lasting shoes,
Morocco,
Vlcn's Boots and shoes,
complete assortment ot room paper
N
a
!
i
1 do.
1 do.
.
Also
and bordering, _ __ ,,
yc Ä b0y «VhN d PATTFdfsoN, 14
y Aug. 7- B No - 30 ' Market strcet -
SUPERIOR
cl SEIDLITZ POWDERS, ,
a Jn Tin Boxes, at a reducedpnee- just re-j
celved > ^ VAUGHAN 8c Co
»
in
D1VDEND.
THF' managers of the Wilmington
8c Philadelphia Turnpike Company have
this day declared a Dividend of 3 per
cent, on the Stock of said Company for
the last six months, which will be paid
to the Stockholders or their legal rep
resentatives on or after the 15th inst.
EDWARD TATNALL Treaa'r.
August 4, 1833.— 1 m.
na
Fire Dollars Reward.
Ranaway from the subscriber, 111 this city,
on Friday the fifth of July last, an indented
apprentice to the butchering business, named
John Swannell, about 19 years of age The
above reward will be paid for the apprehen
sion and return of said boy to me in Wilming
ton,
RICHARD TOPHAM.
Wilmington, Aug. 9.—4t,
71.
Advertisement.
IIE Subscriber wishes to invest six
thousand dollars in Stock of the
Bank oi Smyrna, or of the Farmers' Bank of
the State of Delaware, for the bent fit of the
estate of Ezekiel Needham, deceased. Any
person wishing to sell stock in either of the
said Banks, is requested to notify the sub
scriber of their terms on or before the 20th
instant.
T
JOHN COWGILL,
Surviving Executor of Ezekiel Needham,
near Dover, Del.
August 6, 1833.
I S Hereby given to whom it may concern,
that I intend to applv to the Honorable the
Superior Court of the State of Delaware, it
their session at New Castle, in November
xt to be divorced from my husband James
j. Vlües
* *
MARGARET VV. MILES.
Pencader Hundred, Aug. 6,—70—3m.
Make your Fortunes.
Lotteries to be drawn in August.
17th, Maryland State Lottery, Capital prize
«20,000 —Tickets 5 dollars,
mh Ut . laware Grand Consolidated Lottery,
' , ass 33 Capital prize glO.000; tickets
| dollars
! 2 Capital ' prize g 3 ,000; tickets one doll,
. ^ York Lottery, class 11, one prize
^ of j 0f{00t one of 10 , 0 00,
n ne of 3,000, 50 of 1000, and 66 of 500
' • '. — n ol i ars
22d Delaware and N Carolina Con. Lottery
220 Delaware tickets
^Exua.^Capital pnze «5,000, tickets
24lh, Union Canal Lottery, class 17, prizes
of 20,000, 10,000, 6,000, 4,000, 3,000,
2,500, &c- tickets 5 dollars.
Nos. 39, 51 60 one of the prizes of
400 DOLLARS,
in the last Union Canal Lottery, was sold by
Z. B. GLAZIER,
Licensed Broker, No. 28, Market street.
Wilmington Aug. 13.
NEW BOOKS,
At No. 97, Market Street, Wilmington.
POETICAL.
and
natea
has
spoils
dark
gle
ceed
ny
been
ent
the
of
the
Ure
tor
[From Mellon's Poems.]
THE BUGLE
But still the dingle's hollow throat
Prolong'd the swelling Bugle's note;
-p be owlets started from their dream,
q - h{ . ea „| es answe r'd with their scream,
Pimnd alld aroun( i the sounds were cast,
Till Echo seem'd an answering blast.
Lady of the Lake.
ton
O, wild enchanting horn!
Whose music, up tire deep and dew y ail,
Swells to the clouds and calls on Echo there,
•Till a new melody is born!
W'ake, wake again, the night
Is bending from her throne of Beauty down,
With still stars beaming on her azure crown,
Intense and eloquently bright!
Night at its pulseless noon!
When the fair voice of waters mourns m song.
And some tired watch clog, lazily and long,
Barks at the melancholy moon!
Hark! how it sweeps away,
Soaring and dying on the silent sky.
As if some sprite of sound went wandering by,
With lone halloo and roundelay.
on
Swell, swell in glory out!
Thy tones come pouring on my leaping heart,
And mv stirr'd spirit hears thee with a start,
As boyhood's old remember d snout!
O have you heard that peal,
From sleeping city's monn-bath'd battlements
Or from the guarded field and warrior tents.
Like some near breath atound y e steal.
up
Or have ye, in the roar
«zi neu, or storm, or battle, heard it rise,
Shriller than eagle's clamour to the skies,
ami tempests never soai !
j
;
W nvre
'»ther sound,
Go, go; no
! No music, that ot air or earth is born,
i Can match the mighty music of that horn
On Midnight's fathomless profound.
.
-
FROM THE. ITALIAN.
If every man's internal giief
Were written on his brow.—
How many would our pity move,
Who wake our envy now!
Stern hate would give his enemy
A word of softer tone,—
Seeing how small the joy, that once
Embittered all his own.
,
re-j
.
. . ..
» 13 rT m , length 240 mil, ; s, and .
breadth 201. Under the Spanish Govern
ment in 1785, the population little exceeded
27,000. In 1820, the number was 113,407.
havingmore than doubled between 1810 and
1820; an extraordinary ratio, but by no means
equal to that of some Western btates. It
possesses a situation, in New Orleans, for a
great commercial city, which has few rivals
in geographical position, of which a glance
lit a map will abundantly testify Taking the
length of all the tributaries of the M.ss.ssipp,
which are navigable, it is within bounds to
say, the aggregate would exceed 20 thousand
miles, the waters of these rivers pass thro
the most fertile soils, boundless prairies, fer
tile bottoms, numerous distinct communities,
and through such a varitty of climates that
the products of every region are wafted to the
port. It .3 11 fact as if she had 20.000 miles ,
of navigable canal all centering m her bosom.
Probably no State in the Union has a great
er body of first rate land, though much of it
is overflowed annually, and sending forth un
wholesome miasma. A proper consentrated
effoi t of all the slaves in the State applied to
draining and canalling this vast dismal and
noxious swamp would render its commercial
city healthy. The time is coming when
when ^the* effects produced will equal the
mairie of the Arabian Nichts. The State
even with its present advantages is making
rapid strides to power, and as we have shown,
steadilv advances in population.
ï^teceUancoufii.
From the Saturday Evening Post.
LOUISIANA.
Thc extremely interesting State of Louisia
na presents so many striking points of charac
ter, that we shall have great difficulty in
condensing our subject within our limits, and
must necessarily omit some curious particu
lars.
steadilv advances in population.
Generally speaking, Louisiana is one im
mense plain, divided into pine woods, prai
ries, alluvious, swamps, and hickory ami oak
lands. A large portion of the state is with
out any elevation, even aspiring to be called a
hill. 1 he prairies, near the gulf, are low,
marshy, and in rainy weather inundated,
many of them having a cold clay s »il, while
others are of inky blackness and crack in
dry weather into fissures of a size to admit a
man's arm. The bottoms are rich, particu
larly those of the Mississippi and Red River,
the fertility of which is sufficiently attested
by the prodigious growth of the trees, the
luxuriance of the cane and cotton, and the
strength of vegetation in general. A fig tree
and a sumack were measured by Mr. Flint,
each of which were larger than a man's body
1 he levee is an embankment of the river,
for foriy miles below New Orleans and 150
milesabove, it is from six to eight feet high,
and broad enough to form a fine highway.
By if the water is prevented from spreading
over the extraordinary rich bottom ot from
one to two miles in width; it is believed up
part of the world can furnish a richer tract,
This levee extends somewhat higher on the
west than on the east side of the river. Here
reside some of the richest planters, some of
whom have from five to eight hundred acres
ÄtC'ÄÄÄrf
C5ÄÄÄ
ÄTÄÄ
the bottoms of Red River are well known,
and this section is called the paradise of cot
The soil is red, and tmpreg
natea s lightly with salt, from which it
derives moisture and fertility. Its soil
has been accumulating for ages from the
spoils of the Mexican mountains; and the
pralri« abovu ilirongb which it rolls, in
dark and heavy forest. .
Wheat and rye do not flourish m Lou
north west an
ton planters.
isiana, unless it be in the
gle ofthe State. Barley and oats sue
ceed well, Indian corn is planted in ma
ny places, but proves an uncertain crop,
being pushed forward by the heat too ra
pidly to attain firmness, the middle
States have a climate much more con
genial to maize Sweet potatoes have
been known to attain the weight of nine
pounds. This fine root, but of a differ
ent species from t.at we cultivate, is
the favorite food of the blacks, and lound
Irish potatoes are more
difficult to cultivate,and when Uten ou
of the ground do not keep; newly_ a11
the northern fruits come to peilecuon,
with the exception of apples, w '11 c t>
grow almost spontaneously, P
ously to 1822, oranges along the whole
shore ofthe gull, were as abundant as
apples in Chester county, and laid under
Ure trees as plenuluUy for the hogs, '
tor to rot. That winter a severe f si
destroyed the trees to the root, '»m
which they have, however, again shot
, and in some places again Promise
The vine and the olive, will no
cxtensively cultiva
tca
all tables.
on
up
well.
doubt, bu sometime
ted in Louisiana, and possibly _ the
Rice and tobacco are raised, but
plant. -
cotton and sugar have been lound so pro
ductive and bring such certain returns,
that the attention ofthe people has been
but little awakened to try experiments.
Indigo, formerly much cultivated, is now
much abandoned, not only here but
very
in other states.
Louisiana produces an average annu
al crop of more than 100,000 hogsheads
of sugar, and 5 , 000,000 of molasses; no
cultivation in America yields so rich a
harvest as the sugar cane, which i* not
.'liable to thc diseases either of indigo
cotton. One of the great desideratums
on a sugar plantation is to have a good new
boiler, the boiling being the only nice
process, the slave who arrives at a know- The
ledge of the business, and is made prin
cipal boiler, is a person of as much
consideration among his fellows, and as in
important in his own eyes, as the Presi- a
dent, and very commonly takes the same
liberty of putting his veto on such bill's
as he don't like. He keeps a good lid*
. h very probab i y scn ds to our ei
h } r r
çi*eat Philadelphia .ailors for hi •
and except in the boiling season is as la
zf and ignorant as a native King of Af
rica. the
Louisiana contains more slaves in pro- ab
portion to its population than any other 0 f
[ n the West, more than one half for
be j n ~ bondage, and since mild and hu- ed,
| treatment has been substituted,
and the sub- in."
tney multiply vci y rapiuiy, ami uic sun
ject is an interesting one to know what ^
will he the ultimate result. 1 he great
farms sometimes have three or tour hun
dred acres in one enclosure, in which ny
twenty or more ploughs may be seen
ma hujo-their straight furrows a mile in
, th * vhb surpris ? n „ regularity,through
fi | d i eve i as a garden.
, . . . . r *
I he prairie land of Louisiana is of
great extent, beauty and fertility; those
included under the general name of At
takapa«, are the first which occur west
of the Mississippi, an l the traveller e
mer(r i,ig f,. om ( bé forest finds himself in
anu g, e 6 a „ (1 cheer f u i p | ain , and feels the
and salubrious breezes ofthe gulf;
and before him, spread out like a map
is an immense tract of beautiful country,
containing, in 1820, 12,000 inhabitants,
all sub-istingby agriculture. In others,
the occupation of the people is that ol
shepherds, w ho number their cattle by
tbousanc i s ' The prairies have a p-entle in
an( j imperceptibleslope to the wate'rs of
' "P "p ' terminai«- in wet
tne gun, ana genera y tei minau n »<•>
m arshes, occasionally overflowed, and
covered with a rank growth of cane, in
which reside multitudes of animals
whose habits and customs have been lit
tie examined. In some parts of these
- u - there are mounds or Islands of
{• , . ■ which look as if planted
1 1 hand of man in regular order.
by the hand ot m n g *
Beyond the Opelousas prairie little cot
ton is raised, the people subsisting by
raising cattle, horses and sheep, all U
which find a market at New Orleans
Some years since, three men of this re
ion „ umberet i more than 15,000 head
£ r .' and 2 ,000 horses and
. .' Arcadia of the country.
II *.* l .. _ nod f ee lines reign
where hospitality and goodleelmgsreign
predominant. , ,
New Orleans, to be: accurately de
New Orleans, to be: accurately de
scribed, would fill a good sized newspa
we can onIy gl allC e at some of its
' inci , f eatlire3 . It is on the east the
the meander of the
'the a mmuh öfthe Ohio'and 1* below
be Mouth of the Missouri. Lis about New
intermediate between Mexico and Bos- or
though the voyage to Vera Cruz
is n \ adc > a short J period. The un- ble
; , advantages this city possesses in
point of view are univer- ted
j. ac ^ no wledgcd. Very accessible the
wall .Uua.aN for da
t.-nt of boat navigation above it as any
Qther cil on lhe b Globe. Viewed from
, hal . bor lbe panoramic view is ex
, beautiful A crescent of many
^^ve.ed with all the grotesqueva- not
rielv Q f Hat boats, and water crafts of
u y mosl dissimilar descriptions from
«05^ above> lines the upper
oart 0 f tb e shore. Steam boats arriving
" l0 , or sweeping away to
. f destination, cast their long
^ ^ smoke behind them,
sch ooners and sloops, oc
P | h w,' larv es, showing a forest of h
The füreign aspf .t of the stuc
CQec , houses in the city, the massy build
ings of tbe Fauxbourg St. Mary, the
bustle on uvel . y sl de, the yo-heave-yo, all
taken atone view m the brig t sun,pie- ■
sent a splendid spectacle. . ,,.
Thc L was former ., y bmlt of wood, >
u uow cumpa ctly construeted of
stuocoed wit h yellow ,. or w, 'ite. ;
presents the appearance of a French
^ ' nllh lown , rather than an Amen
ca „ >„ e . The Fauxbourg St. Mary.bow
diffePS Uu ie Irom our Atlantic u
The Cathedral is a large building
„„ r ..„, too covered withlttaae
I liuacnto «...V- -
Spanish town, rather than an Amen- P
1 The Fauxbourg St. Mary.how
differs little from our Atlantic ci
' The Cathedral is a large building
fabric; in the j
the figures
after th
I)
hollow tiles an
lumns It is an imposing taone; »« «««i
niches and recesses at e th * h S" l * s !
saints, in appropriate fesses alter t
fashion ot Catholic count'ies.1 he
walls are so thick, that though situated
in the very centre o! business, the si^
lence within it is truly remarka le.
Stepping from the Levec street. aud
its rattle of carriages, you find youm,,
in perfect stillness. I he de»d sleep be
neath your feet; you are in the midst ol
life, and vet there reign* here a perpetu
-55ft, 5K3ÏÎ
no
a
not
Episcopal and Mariner's Church, and a
new Catholic place of worship arc the
remaining conspicuous religious edifice*,
The French Theatre externally is bj no
means handsome, though the interior is
ornamental. The American Theatre is
in better taste. The prison frowns like
a building of the inquisition upon the
passer by. A charitable hospital, par
ticularly necessary in this city of stran
gers, has probably sheltered more mis
ei able objects than any other in our coun
r ,..,
X; rnlW#» U well endowed- but not vet
{ h ^ C £tege itaTninR "rh^ Female Or
hanA J, um done f® 8 the boys endowed by
the benevolent Poydros Md several respect
ab i e charities prove that the better feeling»
0 f our natures are not neglected. A library
for the poorer classes has recently been open*
ed, but very little attention is yet given to
literature. New Orleanr being a place to "stop
in." and ™ke money to be «pent. if life i.
* rnneenial snots To the nor
^ ^ vjsUor k jg £ locking to see to
littIcobitrvaBce ofth e Sabbath,
tres are open on t j ic evening of that day, ma
ny stores make their usual display, 'and a
bull-fight in the afternoon was till lately a
common pastime, while billiards and cards
were played as usual. The French popula
tion, probably yet predominates over the
* : „ . J ... ,r -f ,v,. .„«ident«
American, and one half of the resident,
are black or coloted, exhibiting evei J
contrast of manners, complexion, ha its
and disposition, the French displaying
their usual londness for gavety,balls and
spectacles
Much gambling is allowed bylaw in 11
censed houses paying a large lax to the
corporation. I here are olten five or six
thousand boatmen here from the upper
country, and it is by no means unrom
mon to see fifty vessels advertised tor r-u
ropean ports at the same time. In the
months of Febuary and March no place
in the Union exhibits a grater amount of
business and activity, twelve millions of
dollars has been estimated as the amount
_. „„„n,.,« ammnr
. rw u: r u^ r . cotton su
the greatest items of wl ic ,
gar and tobacco. Notwithstanding it* re
puta'ion of being unhealthy this great
emporium the west is increasing very
rapidly, and its banking capital » com
mensurate with the demands of its exten
Jed increased commerce,
se i- are denartine so frequently for all
departing so ti eq en y
parts of the world, so great * the quanta
U ty ui proaaca conar-i. j. - - - «;
the market is sometimes glutted i
particular articles and co , p P
toes,and flour are sometimes so cheap a»
scarcely to pay freight down the river.—
The census of 1830, gnes this city a
population of 48,456 inhabitants, which
PJ 5i | bl by this time extend
ed to 50,000 In the business periods,
eü I tc.so,o uo. in uie ^ fa .»
, n the number who throne
calculation as to
the numerous boarding houses, lodging
t
^
New Orleans.has , s and loose
or his l4St s "' t . b ^? P been a
characters and many ha\e never been a
ble to reclaim them from the seducwre
haunts of vice which they here are temp
ted with. But there is little doub that
the habits of the people ar 0 T
dersotas a tor.« I. ichan«, > >■ jt
Mississippi, t o„ thn
ghtened.mnraUy and rel • • • wha
whole. themora ha «
pretend to any degreeot se ; ,r ^P L "'^ e .
not behind those of any city in the Un
of
The thea
Though ves
father who entrusted his son with
ion
New
Donaldsonvilie, 9 resoe-table
Orleans,
houses, and is n P.. hiB .i 1er P un
Baton Rogue is fifty h, g" U P;
pleasantly s ' tuale ' 1 . ° . y Th
forty feet above h gh wate mark. The
United States *Francis
h . a " d *° r " e la " C '^on' a bluff, one
ville s a lar^ v.lUge^ on^ ^ ^
^ Madison^lleis a small town near
{^" 3 p on ^ hart „ a ' m ._ A lexandria, on Red
seve ntv miles from the Mississippi
■ central to the rich cqtton planting coun
,,. v 0 f that stream, and its tributaries, it
> 1 ^ st earn in variet of ro _
ha.*ibank^^an 1 Vast q i an -
exported from this
Natchitoches is eighty miles
tQWn of size .
^d^he South-western frontier of the
^ It is the centre of the Spanish
U • * h huei . iol . 0 f the Mexican
withlttaae into tu
rvlarp
P ice -
j travellers,
to
It is the head of steamboat
which
" ^igation. and a growing place,
! wiu probably become someday the largest
tQW P Q r the y intcrio r. The houses con
te l an hun dred years ago, present
' ^ * o of a Spanish town, and ma
Sp a „iards still remain he e. Some
ha3 becn pa id to internal ira
" * b t 0 ur limits do not permit
them particularly. The
being level, the roads are gener
f mpte and munificent ap
a £ n P ^ e n made, to the ad-

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