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Tn WSjuKiSNGTOKflAKT, * A Nil Delaware advertiser. Thursday, April 27, 1826. which ,y manuscript, signed "Seneca, Jr. s found lying upon our desk, (how it knows) and which it is er there, no one ,umed was left for publication, cannot np _It for.no other reason, its great length The author ii ly ir »Id preclude its insertion. , have it again by calling, sending, or di ting where it shall be left. Death of the King of Portugal. —Liver ,,1 papers received at Philadelphia on Sat j a y i iis t by the packet ship Mavmion, j, die intelligence of the death of the King Portugal, who died on the 10th of March iti at 6 o'clock in the evening. 'This news received direct from Lisbon by the Lon Editor, and may be relied on as correct. the official annuncia 1 con li ic Etoil contains The King, previous to of the event. death, is said to have nominated a Ue nc.y, which completely shuts out the men's party ; yet it is feared a struggle U ensue which may prove fatal to the nquility of the Country. . John VI. King of Portugal, Emperor of axil, was horn Mny 13th, 1767. 02 lie governed in the character of Regent, the name of t\je Queen, his mother, who affected with mental alienation. He iccecilcd her in 1817, and was crowned at io de Janeiro, to which place lie had rctir 1 on the invasion of Portugal by Bonaparte, |,o in the hope of seizing his person, lost time in proclaiming, that the House of! raganza had censed to reigti.—John VI hile still hut Prince of Brazil, married in I -n 0 th- Ifantn ChaVlotto Joachim«, daugh of Kim- Charles IV. of Spain. | The Infanta Isabella Maria, who now I ' (I, (laughter of j .! : From as cts as Regent, is the foul o!in YL Bhc was horn July 4, 1801. Tuesday next is the (lav fixed upon fot j he executi m of Michael Mahoney, who is ; onfiued, under sentence of* death, in t,K '.| nil at New-Castle, fir the murder of Mrs. ! Mdey of this Borough. ^Until within a few ays, the prisoner lias appearec) unconcern (1 and indifferent, arming himself with for ituilc against the horrors of his approaching A few days ago, two very respectable „embers, (female) of the Society of Friends, ccling it a duty incumbent upon tlv-m to vis this forlorn anil wretched creature, were iilmitteil to his lonely and gloomy cell. polite, attentive and answered questions which were, put to him concerning his state fmind, See. and lent an attentive ear to their pivitual communications; hut they left him ith but little hope qf his repentance. Since, it appears that the g-iod seed ate. He was owever, Hitch were tjiat day sown, have taken root, he lion has been tamed, the savage has has iecn disarmed, and the sinner's lieut^ )ecn softened. We uve told that thifpnson feels the hon ors of his situation, his r now yes are oms of remorse and contrition. opened, and he exhibits strong sjnip By the brig Corporal Trim, arrived at Baltimore on the 19th inst. from B. Ayres, whence she sailed on the 16th February, we have received files of the "Gaceta Mercant il" and " Mensagero Argcntino," to the 11th of that month. A skirmish took place near [Buenos Ayres on the-öth February, between apart of the Patriot squadron, commanded by Com. Brown and the whole of the Bra zilian fleet, under Admiral Lobo ; who after a few shots separated, with the loss of a few men killed on both sides. The Patriot Com, complains of a want of courage on the part of the commanders of the smaller vessels of his fleet, which induced them to keep out of 'lie action. Had they displayed a degree of courage becoming officers engaged in de fending the glorious and sacred cause oflibcv ty, a general engagement of the two fleets would have taken place; and from the known skill and and bravery of Commodore Brown, ■ive have reason to believe, would have re sulted in the total defeat and annihilation of the Imperial armada. translated for the TVilmingtonian, from the Ga ceta Mercanti), of Feb. 9th; Official letter from Commodore Brown, of the Buenos Avrean Squadron, to the Commandant Ornerai of the Nav.v. On hoard the** 25 de Mayo," 2 Half past 8 at night, Feb. 9, 1826. 5 ■ Sir—With tiie profoundestgriefl commu nicate to you the events of to-day. At G in •lie morning, I set sail in pursuit of the ene 'ny. At 4 past 2, P. M. we were in sight of Lolonia, when the Ilalcarce and gun boats were not in company. ' I waited for them to time up—hut time would not permit it. I -ollowcd again upon the enemy, obliged to tack, I also tacked and commenc ed the engagement. This Corvette, the 23 de Mayo, was o Jliged to' resist a lively fire from three of the enemy's corvettes, which lasted more than an hour ;—I had to resist it alone, for the brigs Congreso Constitutyentc, Republica, •Argentina, Bclgrano and the Schooner Sa rand, placed themselves to the leeward and were out of the fight. Seeing that my people, alone, were sacri • heed, I gave ordef-3 to starboard the helm, m order tQ jijjg, if possible, my other ves » bp Ib, an He was the damages my ship had ! suffered. I succeeded in joining them ; but tiie dull sailing of the gun boats, and the ne cessity of protecting them, compelled me to another attack, which I began at 5 o'clock. Tn this the Congreao Constitllyente assisted me, because as lie passed my stern, I re proached him for his former conduct. During this, the gun boats had an oppor it is tunity to move off ; but the brigs and schoon er made us. f the same prudence as be the enemy stood out, and I fore.*, Atj steered fr.i^Ruenos Ayres. He was certain ly somewhat crippled, in spite ot the su periority of force with which lie had fought us. Our misfortune consisted in one marine killed, four sailors wounded, and some little damage to the ship und rigging. But the greatest misfortune that I feel, is the not taking any of the enemy's vessels ; and this arose from my being abandoned in both attacks. I recommend, for their heroic conduct, the Commandant and officers of my ship, the officers of marines, the surgeons, 1st and 2d, and all the crew and garrison of this vessel. God preserve veil many years. (Signed) Organization if the new and permanent Nutiimut Executive. 1 to the of He at lost the Ministers of Stale of the former Government, of! the generals and Chiefs of tlm army, the Civil . in I numerous procession ot distinguished cituens His Excellency took addtt to the right of the | President of the Congress, and after having tak now I en the oath of the law, pronounced an eloquent of discourse, full or profound ideas that, from tins j time,^nark the course that should conduct the .! nation to the solid enjoyment of social order, and a speedy and glorious termination of the present answered bv a short W. BROWN. Yesterday, at a quarter past one, P. M., the National Constituent Congress placed the charge of the State into the hands of its first President, A crowd, of citizens, Don Bcnardino Rivadavia. even greater than at his election, the day preced ing, occupied the galleries of the House of Rep resentatives, moment of the arrival of the new President, who had left the Fort at one o'clock, accompanied by The Session was opened at the the Diplomatic Corps, See., and a Authuritii fot j u . ir This harangue was is ; ,(; scoulw f mm ti,c President ofCongress, assur t,K '.| ing of the high and founded hopes of the Nation, Mrs. ! j n t j ie talents, integrity and patriotism of the cit few - lzcn , () w i lom they had just confided the ardu ous charge of directing it. The Session imme for- diately arose, and H . E. set out for the Fort, ac vis were state their him companied by an immense crowd of people, whose mutual solicitations were the most sincere At his arrival he was saluted and expressive, with a general discharge from all the batteries on .shore, and from all the vessels of the National Squadron. May the President of the Republic be able to make her as happy^is are favourable the auspices under which he lakes charge of of the helm of State.—He goes on the wings of He the good opinion Jjid the hopes of his fellow cit izens. For the Wilmingtoniau. There are certain private companies or societies in our goodly Borough, who make it a chief part of their occupation to devise and circulate such reports'as may be best suited to their interests, match-makers or marriage-reporters arc by means the least formidable ; a circum stance not surprising, when we consider that this Junto is composed chiefly of Ladies! If a gentleman he seen walking in company with a lady, it is rumoured that they £rc in love.—It seen again, it becomes the town talk, that they twain are soon to become one.—If they are riding together, the matter is beyond a doubt. Sometime since, I was told that Mr. Q and Miss K-, (don't puzzle yourselves. Ladies) were votaries at the altar of Hy Of these the no men. Being an intimate friend of Mr. Q-, I resolved to acquaint him with a few disa greeable traits in the character of the lady, which had fallen under my notice. After expatiating upon the subject of matrimony, I mentioned the object of my visit, and without giving him time to say a'word in reply, wound up by advising him not to make a connexion with Miss K-. " Do you intend to insult me ?" exclaimed my friend—" I have no acquaintance with Miss K-." My confusion at tilts unexpected piece of information, may be better imag ined than described. After spending half an hour in making apologies, I made myself scarce, happy in escaping safely, and deter mined never again to put confidence in re ports of marriage engagements! This is but a solitary instance of the mis chief arising from this cause. Many more might be adduced if requisite. But it is hoped that this will suffice to caution others, which there is no mean observed in age, in between credulity and scepticism. There is another class of mischief-makers, who make a practice of fabricating secrets, and entrusting them to such persons as they are convinced will give them publicity. But, perhaps, these will claim my attention at a more convenient time. ARGUS. On Saturday last, says the Baltimore A merican, the House of Representatives final ly disposed of the subject of the Panama Mission, having passed the bill aporopriating the requisite funds for that object, by a vote of 134 to 60. Our readers will bear in mind that by the vote in the House on the preced ing day, (which went to reject the resolution in relation to the mission, as amended or nnalified bv the motion of Mr. M'Lane,) tiie Executive is left entirely free to pursue such course as, in its wisdom, may appear best calculated to promote the interests and | puiicy cf tlie United States. This is as it should be. As to the result of the Mission, we feel perfectly assured that so far as the Executive is concerned, it will prove satis sactory to the people and honorable ta the administration. The gun brig America, which is now a bout finishing her preparations for sea,,will sail form New York in a few days. Com modore Porter goes out in her to Vera Crux, and thence he proceeds to Mexico to con sider whether he will accept the invitation of that government lately tendered to him. The America is an elegantly finished and fitted vessel of 20 guns, and is intended for the Mexican Navy. Mrs. Printup, of the town of Glen, New York, in a state of insanity, lately threw her self from the second story of her house into the river, and was drowned. For the \Vilmingtunian. Who would believe that to lowly vales, And humble fiowrets grief would come; Or that light and g*cntle summer g*ales, Would sear the leaf they breathed upon! * * Yet such my tale:—In a lonely shade, Which Art had passed unnoticed by; Where the withYmpf sun-beam could not fade The sheltered gems of azure dye. There bending low to the sweeping blast, Or foster'd in the Sun's warm ray, A Violet's early spring was past, Till June had charm'd the clouds away. With incense breath, and with buoyant heart, She, smiling, hail'd the genial sun; Nor knew, poor flower! that she soon must part With joys and sunshine scarce begun. In her modest robe of constant blue, The careless eye no charm could trace,* But the Poet's heart, to feeling true, Priz'd dearly each retiring grace. A J-amlering Zephyr, would whisper low. How bright the dew-drop gem she wore; a j And oft returning he fann'd the glow, Of pure, true love by flatt'ring more. Why did she believe him, simple flower! ;r lov'd before; The Lily and Rose were woo'd for an hour, And could she dream he'd love her more ? He lightly whispered, " iny perfum'd Love, I go a fairer plant to woo; Who'd lowly stoop, that could soar above 'Mong scented flowers of brilliant hue." She folded her leaves in silent woe, And meekly breathed her last farewell ! Oh who that hail seen their love's first glow, Could blame the tear that softly fell. There was none to soothe her lonely grief, And none her wayward fate to tell— But pitying Sylphs have told how brief A Violet's life, that loved too well. For oft the F. of of Delaware Fire Company. At an Election held at the Town-hall, on the 20th inst. by the Delaware Fire Company, the following persons were duly elected Officers for the eniluing year. President, SAMUEL SAPP1NGTON Vice-President, THOS. GARR' TT, Jcx. Secretary, CHART. ES REYNOLDS. Treasurer, JESSE MENDENHALL. Engineers. James P. Mcrrihcw, Wesley M'Clung, Charles Reynolds, Franklin W. Clement. Wilson Pierson, Maillon Betts, John Morriss, Samuel Harker, The President appointed the following persons Committee of Accounts: or by George Bush, Isaac Jackson, Lewis Bumfnrd. In Wilmington, Inst evening, by Rev. E. W. Gilbert, Dr. William Daubach, of Philadel phia, to Miss Maucauf.tta Monro, daughter of the late l)r. George Monro, of this place. Job Printing. We would respectfully inform our friends and the public generally, that we execute Job Printing of every kind, at this Office, in the neatest manner, and on reasonable terms. Those who want Hand-bills, Advertise ments, Cards or Blanks printed, will he ac commodated to their satisfaction. Orders from the country will he promptly attended tn. XeNvavlc. Academy. The Trustees of this institution arc happy to inform the public, that considerable repairs in the building will lie made before the commencement of another Session, in order to accommodate a greater number of Students. A separate room will be fitted up for a Mathematical and English department, of which an able Teacher will lie selected to take the charge. Both the Mathemati cal and Classical departments will thus enjoy su The price of Tuition is re i and Boarding, Washing and perirn- advantages, diiccil to 20 doili Mcitding may be obtained for from 80 to $i00. To see that the morals of the pupils are attended to at their boarding-houses, a Committee of the Roard will be appointed to visit them from time to time. The long established reputation of this Semina ry, the popularity of its Principal, the salubrity and pleasantness of the place, the excellence of its society, and the many respectable families liich |tlie students can be accommodated with board in the very neighbourhood of the Acade my, recommend it to parents as a very eligible nursery for their children. The Summer Session will commence on Mon dai- the 15th of Mav. E. W. Gilbert, a President of the Board of Trustees. 31— At. April 27. NOTICE. ALL persons indebted to the Estate of GEORGE PIERCE, Esquire, late of the tow n of New-Castle, in tiie county of New-Castle, and State of Delaware, deceased, are requested to make payment; and these who have demands a gainst the Estate, are requested to present them, duly attested, without unnecessary delay. An immediate settlement is particularly wished with all those for whom Mr. Pierce had acted as Agent or Attorney in fact. , . . A good secondhand FAN, for cleaning Gram, Enquire at th.s Office, Afrit 20 th, 1826. James Couper, Administrator. 30—4t. New-Castle, April 10« 1826. For Sale—CHEAP, 30— Atj:. EXPOSITION of the state of Pauperism, and of the state of the Finances, Receipts and Expenditures for the Poor of New Castle County, for the year 1825. TABLE Z. Dischar Deaths. Number re lieved. Births. Remain mg Average. P. D. Hundreds. Brandywine Christiana Mill Creek W. C Creek Pencailer New-Castle Bed Lion St. Ceorges Apjioquinimink Non-Hesidenters 15 8 28 14 101 44 201 9 260 7 194 3 176 20 356 13 198 11 029 10 290 31 037 1 5 9.1 31 47 15 4 17 4 2 11 0 19 6 6 7 3 9 3 2 4 0 32 11 19 2 2 18 6 11 1 1 23 10 6 7 1 12 19 4 0 3 222 163 42 0 17 480 I 167 017 j 12 j 62 I 247 | 171 vwwwwwvwvvwvwvwwvvwvwvwwvwvwvwvwvvwwwwwwwwvvwvwwvt* Prom the above table, it appears that 480 persons received aid in the Poor House; and that the average number of Paupers was 167 and 17 days over. Of the 480 per sons relieved, 101 were people of Color, 180 were Foreigners, and 140 from the Ca nal.—4 Bovs and 3 Girls were bound out; 209 Individuals received aid out of the House; of whom, 95 were buried. TABLE XX. SITUATION OF THE FUNDS AND APPROPRIATIONS, For the sup fort of the Poor of A'esu-Castle County, for the year 1825. I Errors. | Corn's. | Received. | Bulances. I Taxes. Hundreds. 550 00 1000 00 511 23 361 68 233 25 501 73 300 00 536 68 546 93 893 14 2408 22 895 53 485 52 536 11 855 13 375 61 785 97 858 24 26 42 176 00 39 58 28 69 33 17 50 53 21 58 71 98 92 70 69 33 133 93 68 47 36 54 40 23 48 27 28 32 57 12 61 24 247 39 1098 29 276 25 58 61 229 46 254 60 25 71 120 19 157 87 Brandywine Christiana Mill Creek White. C. Creek Pencader New-Castle Red Lion St. Georges Appoquinimink 8093 47 I 540 65 | 543 45 | 4541 50 | 2467 87 A .VWaMWWWVVWWWVVVVVWVWWWW .vvvvvwwwvwvwvvwwwwwwwwv. To the above Balance (A) for 1825, Add Balance Taxes from W. C. Creek, for 1814, Red Lion, for 1809 Appoquinimink, for 1824, Individuals, «2467 87 23 25 22 69 28 45 311 39 i $2853 65 Balance (B) of Expenditures Note in bank of Delaware, 665 73 1000 00 . j 1 I 1665 73 1187 92 Nett Balance due the Institution $2853 65 sums "Receipts atvA Ei'K^euAvtuYes, FOR THE RELIEF OF THE POOR OF NEW-CASTLE COUNTY, For the year beginning January 26 th, 1825, and ending January 25 th, 1826. ,v TRUSTEES OF THE POOR FOR THEIR RECEIPTS, . Db. To Taxes for 1825, received (Table III.) Balance of previous Tuxes, Cash for Balance (B $4541 50 2559 40 188 54 665 73 arding, picking Oakum, See. jut of Expenditures, $7955 17 TRUSTEES OF THE POOR FOR THEIR RECÈIPTS, s* - Cr. - 870 49 1053 28 541 51 - 466 28 437 96 17 35 430 06 61 57 97 32 42 53 112 73 604 82 161 84 - 94 92 18 62 - 35 29 - 142 75 65 04 B>U 1 ' 5 TTh eat _ cad, - - Fuel, Groceries ... Clothing, Feed Stuffs, Medicine and Medical Attendance, Tobacco and Snutt', Repairs, Marketing, Cedar, Earthen and Hard Ware, Sallaries, Fees and Wages, Farm and Stock, Interest and Insurance Butter and Cheese, Printing ami Stationary, Midwife and Funeral expences, Soap and Candles $5253 36 Amount of Expences in the House, ! BY EXPENCES OUT OF THE HOUSE, viz:— $623 62 352 79 77 16 138 39 Maintainance, Funeral, Medicine, Removal 1191 87 . /. 6445 23 500 00 Whole amount of Expenditures, _ - Note in Bank.of Wilmington & Brandywine, 6945 23 . • 1009 94 Balance unpaid Jan 26th, 1825 7955 17 t Exclusive of what was raised on the Farm, if we divide the expences in the House, by the average number of Paupers, it will give the annual expenca for each, $31 45; or 60 cents per week. PRODUCE OF THE FARM AND GARDEN. $1 06 60 S5 52 50 8 40 15 00 SO 00 121 62 57) Bushels of W heat, at Potatoes, Turnips, do , Onions, 1500 Heads of Cabbage, 3475 lbs. of Pork, 75 do 70 30 do 28 1 00 1 - 02 034 $288 47 MANUFACTURED IN THE IIOUSE^ 900 Yards of Muslins. 97 do Stripes and Plaids. GEORGE Cl.ARK, President of the Qoard of Trustees. FlliE.—On Friday last, a barn containing 400 bushels of oats, Ï0U of rye, besides other grain, the pi-operty of Mr. Jacob Felty, of Buckingham, Bucks pounty, was destroyed by fire. Thirty tons of hay shared the same fate. We learn from an eye witness, that some persons were burning cornstalks at no great distance, and a child, wishing "to have fire of its own," ran from the house to wards the field in which the burners were Engaged, with a lighted splinter, and unfor tunately approached so nigh to the stackyard as to fire a stack, from which the flames were communicated to the barn. The de struction was so rapid as to prevent the re moval of a horse and cow from the stable, both of which perished. [Patriot. TO KENT, A House and Lot, pleasantly situated 1, W«.,,...,., MarjjarDf. iH Ca?!10n Prices of Country Produce. Wll.MtNG TON, APRIL 20, 1826. Flour, superfine, per barrel.$4 37 Middlings R*x. , Wheat, white, per bushel or 601bs,.-.. Bo Iiutjer, 25a31 cts.—Eggs, 10 a 12—Lard, 8 a 10. Bacon, 6 a 8—Ham, 9 a 10—Potatoes, 90 a 100 Pork,$5. $2 50 $3 50 93 do do red, Cuhn, per bushel or 57Ibs. Do. Meal, per bushel. 90 75 90 IN MARKET. HORSE V BILLS m ~n iim U , cJ - Blue or Black Colours, are handsomely will mert prompt a» trntion.