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H. B. MA8SER, JOSEPH EISEI.Y. ") rUIIMKHKBS AND S Propriktors. . It. .n.tSSKH. Editor. OJJice in Centre Alley, in the rear of It. P. Nas ser's Stare. THE" AMERICAN" is published every Satur day at TWO DOLLARS per annum to tie paid halfyeiirly in advance. No paper discontin ued till all arrearages are paid. No subscriptions received for a less period than aix mosth. All communications or letters on business relating to the dike, to insure attention, must be POST PAID. t- . . . i T PJ23T FE1T1TEP CO. Manufacturers of UMBRELLAS, PARASOLS, and SIS SHADES, No. 113 Market Street, I li 1 1 u ri c 1 p li 1 a , INVITE the attention of Merchants, Manufnr turers, Sue, Sic, to their very extensive, elc asiit, new Block, prepared with great care, and of fered at the lowest possible prices for cash. The principle on which this concern is establish hi, is to consult the mutual interest of their custo mers and themselves, by mnufncturing a Riiod ar .ie'e, selling it at the lowest price for cash, and calizing their own remuneration, in the amount of airs and quick reiums. Possessing inexhaustible facilities fr mnnufar ure, they are prrpaied to supply orders to any ex erit, and respectfully solicit the patronage of Mer chants, Manufacturers and Dealeis. 03 A laige assortment of the New Slvhj Cur aiu Paiasols. Philadelphia, June 1. 1S14 1y HERR'S HOTEL, FOIOIMIKY TRE3IOXT HOl'SE, ,o. lift C'lK'Niiut Street, PHILADELPHIA. q'HR SUUSCKMISIt, recently of Reading, Pa., would inform the pub lic that he has fitted up the above cape Sci"Us anil convenient tstablishiiieiit, and ill always be rsdy lo cnlert dn visitors. Hises. Mishe.l reputation in the line, it is hoped, will dord full assurance, that his guests will le sup . ie. wi ll every comfort and accommodation ; hiUt his house will l conduced under such ar ingemei'lA as will st rue a ch iricter for ibe first sponsihility. "d sa'isluetory ei.tertaiiimcnt for in iviilual and tunnies. Charge for boarding fl perd.iv. DANIEL II ERR. Philadelphia. May 25, ISt I ly "lo Country Jlcrcliaiit. oots, Shoes, Ilonncts, Leghorn and Palm Leaf Hats. C. "V. &, L. li. TAYLOK, the S. H. corner of Market and Fifth Sis., PHILADELPHIA, FFER for sa'e an xtenne i.ssoiiincnt of the -'above artichs, all of which they sell at unusual. low piice, and paiticulnly invite the attention f buyers visiting the eiiv, to an (lamination of leir stork. W. &. L. H. TAYLOR. Philadelphia, May 85, 1844 1 y P.1IIM 'Olt S.H.E.- The small farm, cont.iiriing about 100 acres, about 2 miles ove Northuitr erl uid, adjoining lamls of J esse C. 'or ton, John Leghou and others, will be sold . ap, if appheaiioH i- made ixn to die aubsciiber, Xunbuiy. Aug. 31. II. U. MASSKK. IEIX i:i:i The highest price will be ' given for Klax N'ed, bv Aug 31. 1844. II. 15 MASsER. H) I TAtiE 1!I U LES. f'lvlT copies of tc Cot J lags Uible, the rhenpist book ever published, ntaining the coiumciitart on ihe Old ami New stmniiit, jut reci ivid and for sale, for nix doll irs, June 15. II. li. M AsSiSER. REMOVAL. OCT Oil jTTi. MASS Kit. RESPECT FI.'LLY informs ihe cit izens of Muiihury and its vicinity, that he hs removed bis office to the white building in Ma. Wet Pquaie, east of Ira . t lenient a stoie, and immediately opposite tlie -t ofTiee, where he will be happy to receive calls the line of his pro'esston fMinhniv, Mav 4 ih. Is-tt. UA V fl K V A X s 'atcnt Tire anl Thief Proof Iron Chests, Slate lined Refrigerators, with Filters attached when tcQiiired. .'i. 76 South third St., opposite the Exchange, PHILADELPHIA, M A - t r A UTU 1 J 15 ij'wIfliiUfJ Water Bin! J'rovi. ! V.l'i.if. I !. ulaTri. Hlnl Patent fxr'- ' Fire atul Thief Proof I- liWZlt- t'i'!ii','n "bets for eePervinir ,r r "-n..t. H.eds. Jewe.lv. I isr"" . , . wtl ' ... ... ,..v I od r Iron, (and not overTUnkas ninety-five , .-.i.. . t ..ji. o..i rta&'i.i v.vand i Ii rii Keyhole Covers, similar to Ibe one eiluUt. iiium ,j I'll inni mir . mm n.u u.. at the hilmt. rphia Exchange, for ihiee months Ihe summer of IMS, when all the Keys weie at lerty to be used, and the Chest not ojiened. at lush the eip. riineot was tried ly al least 1500 rsons. te of rh same Locks was nied by hhrr. a ibe Delaware Coal Office, m Walnut reri, above Third, tut did not succeed. Iloisliiitf Mai bines. Iron Doors, mirit .mliB. and all kinds of Iron Ituil mis. Seal and Co ving Pieases, and Kinilhwnrk generally, oil band r oiauufacturrd al the btiortesl notice rjCy CAUTION 1 do hereby caution all per- i uins ag iiiist iniikinR. iisiiiK, selling, or causing to : . .I I ..... 1.- .. I...I.. 1 (. V.. !.....( i'h.na i Doors, of any kind -i.nihr in p.in. ipU, to B.y 1'aient, of Hub July, 1841, and also aKuioai Lining Jefrmeratora won Mie, lor wtocn my i aieiu " Jatxd Wth Minh. Is.44.ss any iufiingeiuenl will be dealt with sccoTihne to law. DAVID EVANS. Philadelphia, AprH 13, 1844. ly FORESTVILLB muss i:i;iit wi clocks. riHE sulMiriber has just nveived, for sale, a few I. of tlxi almve celebrated Eight Day Clocks, which will be sold at very reduced prices, for ch. Al, mrior 30 hour Clocks, of Ibe best nwka and quality, which will he sold for ra-h, at f 1 60. Also, superior Urasa U0 hour C4ofks,at f Dec. 2. IH43. H. lM ASSER. OTONE WAHE for sale. O 225 pttniie Jugs, from I quart to 3 gallons, 60 Stone Jars, fiom 3 to 6 callous. For sale, cheap, by Oct. 14 U. B. MASSJSB. "EH SUNBTOY AMEfflCAM. Absolute acquiescence in the decisions of the Ily 9Iascr & TCInety. lNTEKKSTIMJ HARRATIOX, The following narration of Lieut. Van Camp, will, no doubt, be read with interest by most of our readers. Many of the incidents related by him must still be fresh in the minds of some of our old inhabitants : C Concluded. J I gave the signal ; they came and threw their packs on the raft, which was made of small, dry pine timber! with poles and paddles we drove her briskly across the river, and had got nearly out of reach of shot, when two of them came in ; they fired, their shots did no injury; we soon got under cover of an island, and went several miles ; we had waded deep creeks through the day, the night was cold, we landed on an island and found n sink hrle, in which we made our fire ; alter warming we were alarmed by a cracking in the cruet ; Pike supposed that the Indians had got on the island, and was for call ing for quarters ; to keep him quiet we threat ened him with his life ; the Flopping grew plainer, and seemed coming dircc'.ly to the fire; I kept a watch, and soon a noble racoon came under the light. I shot the racoon, when Pike jumped up and called out, "Quarters, gentle men ; quarters, gentlemen." I took my game by the leg and threw it down by the fire, here, you cowardly rascal," I cried, "skin that and give us a roast tor supper." The next night we reached Wyoming, and there was much jny to see us; we rested one day, and it being not safe to go to Northumberland by land, we procured a canoe, and with Pence and my cou sin, we descended the river by night ; we came to Fort Jenking's before day, when I found Col. Kelly and about one hundred men encamped out of the fort ; he came across from the West Branch by the heads of Chillisqitaqtic toFishinjr Creek, the end of the Nob Mountain, so called at that day, where my father and brother were killed ; he had buried my father and uncle ; my brother was burnt, a part of him only was to be found. Col. Kelly informed me that my mother and her children were in the fort, and that it was thought that I was killed likewise. Col. Kelly went into the fort to prepare her mind to see me; I took otTmy belt of scalps and hand ed them to an oflicer to keep. Human nature was not sufficient to stand the interview. She hud just lo6t a husband and a eon, and one hud returned to take her by the hand, and one too that she supposed wus killed. The day after, I went to Sunbury, where I was received with much joy ; my scalps were cxmmtcu, me cannon were nreu, ivc. lietorc my return a commission had been sent me as ensign of a company to be commanded by Cap tain Thomas Itohinson; this was, as 1 u title r-sto-Kl, a pirt of the quota which Pennsylvania had to raise for the continental line. One Jo seph Alexander was commissioned as Lieuten ant, but did nut accept of his commission. The summer ofl'fO was spent in the recruiliug ser vice; our company was organised, and was re tained for the defence of the frontier service. In February, IT1!, I was promoted to a lieu- tenancy, and entered upon the active duty of an oflicer by heading scouts, and as Captain Robin- son was no woodsman nor marksman, be pr- ferred thut I should encounter the danger mid head the scouts ; we kept up a continual chain of scouts around the frontier settlement, from the North to the West Branches of the Susque hanna, by the way of the head w aters of l.rttle Fishing Creek, Chilli -qmique, and Money, &c In the spring of IT"5!, we built a fort on ibe Tort, ulirre our provisions were tfloreo. In ilia cnnmmr ..f IT! ... n.a.L . Bifl , y , j . , """g rru.ciei nere were anoui inree l.,,...t..i i...i;. .... . i : nj hym i,la6towof provisions, and would make a descent on the frontier. on the trontieN ; tliat tliey would divide into small parties, attack the whole chain of frontiers at the same time on Ihe same day. Col. Samuel Hunter selected a company of five to reconnoitre, viz : Captain Campbell, IVter and Michael droves, Lieut. Cramer and myself; the party was called the (Jrove party. We carried with us three weeks' provisions, and proceeded up the West Branch with n. mil caution and care; we reached the Smneinuhuiiitig, but inado no discovery except old tracks, we inurclieu up the Simieiuuhoning so fur that we were satisfied that it was a false 'H'- We returned, and a little below the j Siniiemuhoniitg, near night, we dtscovert d a ' b10ke ; we were conhdeut it w aa a pari v ot Indians, which we must have asscd uy, or they got there some other wuy ; we discover ed there was a large party, how inuny we could not tell, but prepared for the attack. As soon as it was dark we new primed our rifles, sharpened our flints, examined our tomahaw k handles, and all being ready we waited with great impatience, and till they all lay down ; the time came, and with the utmost silence we advanced trailed our rifles in one hand and the tomahawk in the other. The night waa warm; we found some of them rolled in their blankets i rod or two from their fires. Having got a nougat them, we firbt handled our tomahawks ; AND SHAMOKIN JOURNAL. majority, the vital principle of Republic, from which Suiibury, Northumberland Co. they arose like a dark cloud ; we now trii d our 1 shots, and raised the war yell, they took to flight in the utmost confusion, but few taking time to pick up their rifles. We remained masters of the ground and all their plunder, and took several scalps. It was a party of twenty, five or thirty, which had been aa low down as I'enn's Creek, and had k'lled and scalped two or three families; we fotit.d several scalps of different ages which they had taken, and a large quantity of domestic cloth which we car ried to Northumberland and gave to the distress ed who had escaped the tomahawk and knife. In December, '61, our company was ordered to Lancaster; we descended the river in boats to Middletown, where our orders were counter manded, and were ordered to Reading, Berks county, where we were joined by a part of the third and fifth Pennsylvania regiments, and a company of the Congress regiment. We toek charge of the Hessians taken prisoners with General Burgoyne. In the latter part of March, at the opening of the campaign of 17S2, we were ordered by Congress to our respective stations. I marched Robinson's company to Northumberland, where Thomas Chambers joined, who had been recently commissioned as an ensign of our company. We halted at Northumberland two or three days for our men to wash and rest ; from thence Ensign Cham bers and myself were ordered to Muney, Sam uel allis plantation, there to make a stand and rebuild Fort Muncy, which had been de stroyed by the enemy. We reached that sta tion and built a small block-house for the storage of our provisions about the 10th anil 11th of A pril, Captain Robinson came on with Esquire Culbertson, James Dougherty, William M'Gra dyand Mr. Itarkely ; I was ordered to select twenty or twenty-five men with these gentle men, and to proceed up the west branch to the Big Island, and thence up the Bald F.agle creek to the place where a Mr. Culbertson had been killed. On the loth of April, at night, we reached the place and encamped for the night ; on the morning of the 10th, we were attacked by eighty-five Indians. It was a hard fought battle; Esquire Culbertson and t woollier made their escape ; I think that we had nine killed, and the rest of us were made prisoners. We were all tlripped of our clothinj except our pantaloons. W hen they took off my shirt they discovered my commission ; our commissions were written on parchment, and carried in a silk case hung with a ribbon in our bosom, several gut bold of it, and one fellow cut the ribbon with bis knife, ami succeeded in (Jit. lin ing it. They took us a little distance from the battle ground, made the prisoners sit down in a small ring, the Indians funning another around us in close ord?r : each with bin rifle and toma : haw k in his band. They brought up five Indi ans we had killed, and laid them within tneir I circle. E.ieh one reflected for himself; our i tune would probably be short, and respecting ! myself, looking hack to the year 1TS0, and the i party I had killed, if 1 was dincoverwl to be the P,TH,m "')' rs0 would he a hard one. Their I prophet or chief warrior made a speech; as I 1 WH8 informed afterwards by the British Lieu tenant, w ho belonged to the party, he was con sulting the Oteat Spirit what to do with the prisoners, w hether to kill us on the spot or spare our lives ; he came to the conclusion that there had been blood enough shed, and as to the men they had lost, it was Ihe fate of war, and we ' Tm,st v ink, n Bnrt J,,P,,'d ,,,lu famines ot those whom we had killed; we were then di vided among them according to the number of fires ; pucks were prepared for us, and they re turned across the river at Bis Ulaud in bark cunoes ; they then made their way across the hit's, and came to Dine Creek, aboc first forks which they followed up to the third forks, anil look the most northerly branch to the head of it and thence to the head waters of the Cenuessee river. After two days travel down the Cenuessee river, we came to a place called Pigeon Woods, where a great nutnlx'r of Indian families, end ond young, had come to catch yotinj; pigeons : there we met a party of about forty warriors, on their way to the frontier settlements ; they encamped some little distance apart, the war riors of the two parties holding a council at our camp. I soon perceived that I wus the subject ot their Conversation I was seized and drug ged to the other ciitnp, where the warriors were sitting on one side of a large fire I w us seut ed alone on the opposite side. Every eye was fixed upon me I perceived a man pressing through the crowd became to me and set down I saw he was a w Into man painted and in In dian dress. He examined me on the situation of Ihe frontiers, the strength of our forts, the range of our scouts, A c. After he got through he observed that there was only one there be sides himself that knew me. "Do you know me sir," said I. "I do, y on are the muii that kill ed the Indians." I thought of the fire and the stuke he observed that he was a prisoner ami a friend that his name was Jones, and he had been taken prisoner in 171, with Captain John Bo)d, in Bedford county that ho would not there is no appeal hut to force, the vital principle and Ia. Saturday, Jan. 35, 1S43. expose me, and if I could pass through undis covered and be delivered up to the British, I would be safe, if not 1 would have' to die at the stake. The next morning they moved down the river two days after they cume to the Ca neadia village, the first on the Geiinessro river where we were prepared to run the Indian gauntlet the warriors don't whip, it is the young Indiana and squaws. They meet you in sight of the council house, where 'hey select the prisoners from the ranks of the warriors, bring them in front, and when ready the word joggo is given the prisoners start, the whip- pers follow after, and if they outrun you will be severely whipped. I was placed in front of my men the word being given we alarted. Being then young and full of nerve, I led the way two young squaws came running tip to join the w-hipping party, and when they saw us start, they halted and stood shoulder to shoulder w ith their whips w hen I came near them I bound ed and kicked them ever there was consider able kicking amongst lis, so much so Mint they showed their under dress which was of a beau tiful yellow color I had not time to help them up. It was truly diverting to the warriors they yelled and shouted till they made the air ring. They halted at that village for one day, and thence went to Fort Niagara, where I was delivered up to the British. I was adopted ac cording to the Indiun custom, into Col. Butler's family, then the commanding oflicer of the Bri tish and Indians at that place. I was to sup ply the loss of his sou Capt. Butler, who was killed late in the tall of 171, by the Americans. In honor to me as his adopted son, I was con fined in a private room, and not put under a British guard. My troubles soon began ; the Indians were informed by the lories that knew me that I had been a prisoner before, and had killed my captors they were outrageous, and sent to Butler and demanded me, and as I was told, offered to bring in fourteen prisoners in my place. Butler sent an oflicer to examine me on the subject; he came and informed tne that their Indians laid heavy accusations against me they were informed that I had been a prison er before, and killed the party, and that they had demanded me to be given up to them, and that his Colonel wished to know the fact. I oWrved, "Sir, it is a serious question to an swer I will never deny the truth I have been a prisoner before, and killed the party, and re turned to the service of my country but, sir I consider myself to be a prisoner of war to the British, and I presume yo.i will have more honor than to deliver me up to the savages. i know what my fatew i'l he, and please to in form your Colonel that we have it in otir pow er to retoliate." lie left me a short time, am returned and stated that he was authorised to say to me that there was no alternative for me to save my life tout to abandon the rebel cause and join the British standard; that I should take the same rank in the British service as I held in ttie renei service. "Ao, sir, no five me the stake, the toinahnw k, or the knife, before British commission liberty or death is our mot to ;' he then left me. Some time after a Itnlv came to my room, w ith whom I had been weil ncqiiatnted before the Revolution we hud bee schoolmates she was then married to a British oflicer, a captain of the Queen's Rangers h came Willi tier. rlie had been to I ol. Ilutler. and she was authorized to make me tin- same ofliT the officer had done I thanked her for the tumble she had taken for my safety, but could not accept of the otlVr she observed how much more honorable it would be to be an oflicer in the British service. I observed that I could not thus dispose of myself in that way I belonged to the Congress of the United Slates, and that I would abide the consequences she left me, and it was the last I heard of it. A guard was set at ihe d'Nir of my apartment. In about four days after I was sent down Luke Ontario to a place called Carlton Island, from thence down the Si. Lawrence to Mon treal, where I was placed in prison, and found forty or fitly of our American officers, ami where we had the honor to l k through the iron grates. The fourth of July was drawing near; ten of us combined to celebrate the political birthday of our country we found ways and means to have some brandy conveyed to us un known to the British guard, and we hud a high day, after mukiut; a compromise w i t It the rjuurd. It wus highly olleiisive to the Butish oilicers, and we ten were taken out and sent to Qui bee, theiice down the St. Lawrence, and put on the Lie of Orleans, w here we remained till the lust ot September a British fleet sailed about thut lime hound for New York we were put on board of that fleet when we came to New York there was no exchange tor us. Gen. Carlton then commanded the British army at New York, he paroled us to return home. In the mouth of March, 171, 1 was exchang ed, and hud order to tuke up my arms ayam. I joined my company in March, at Northum berland about tha. time ("apt. Robinson re ceived orders to march his cote puny to Wyo ming, lo keep garrison at Wilkesharre fort. He bint mvbtll' and Enti'n Chamber with the immediate parent of despotism. Jsrraasoti. Vol. 5 Xo. IS Whole Wo, 226. company to the station, where we lay till No vember 17S.1. Our army waa then discharged, and our company likewise poor and penniless, we returned into the shades of private life. nnbrrt Emmet and hla Lore. 'Twos the evening of a lovely day the last for the noble ill-fated Emmet. A younir lady tood at the castle gate and desired admittance into the dungeon. She was closely veiled ar.d the keeper could not imagine who she was, nor why one ot such proud bearing should be a sup pliant at the prison door. However, he gran ted tho boon led her to the dungeon, opened the massive door, then closed it again, and the lovers were alone. He leaned against the pri son wull, with a downcast head and his arms were folded upon his breast. Gently she rai sed the veil from her face, and Emmet turned to gaze upon all that earth contained for him the girl whose sunny brow in the days of boy hood had been his polar star the maiden who iad sometimes made him think "the world was all sunshine." The clanking of the heavy chains sounded like a death-knell to her ear, and she wept likea child. Emmet said but lit tle, yet he pressed her warmly to his bosom and their feelings held a silent meeting such, perchance, as is held in heaven, only there we part no more. In a low voice he besought her not to forget him w hen the cold grave received hie inanimate body he spoke of by-gone days the happy hours of childhood when his liojies w ere bright and glorious, and lie concluded by r ipicsting her sometimes to visit the place and cones that were hallowed to his memory from the days of his infancy ; and should the world pronounce his name with scorn and contempt, he prayed she would still cling to him with af fection, and remember him when all others should forget. Hark! the church-bell sounded and he remembered the hour of execution. The turnkey entered, and after dashing the tears from his eyes, lie separated them from their long embrace, and led the lady from the dun geon. At the entrance she turned, and their eyes met they could not say farewell the door swung on its heavy hinges, and they par ted forever. No ! nut forever ! Is there no heaven ! At Sunree next morning he snfFtred glori ously a martyr to his country and to liberty. "And one o'er her the myrtle ahowers It's leaves by sort winds fanned ; Shp faded 'midst Italian flowers That last of that fair band." 'Twas in the land of Italy w hat a gorgeous time of sunset in Italy what a magnificent scene ! A pale, emaciated girl lay upon her bed of death. Oh! it was hard for her to die, far from home in this beautiful land, where flowers bloom perennial, and the balmy air comes freshly to the pining soul. Oh ! no her star has set ! the brightness of her dream had faded her heart was broken. When ties have been formed on earth close, burning ties what is more heart-rending anJ agouizing to the spirit, than to find at last the beloved one is snatched away, and all our bve is given to a "passing flower !" Enough ; she died the be trothed ot tiobert limine!, the lovely Sarah Cur ran. Italy contain her lust remains its flow ers breiiilie their fragrance over her grave, and the lulling notes of the shepherd's flute sound a requiem to her memory. Tin: LxituKsr l'owt.H Loom Shed in the Woui.o. Messrs. Tins worth Si. Son, cotton spinners of tins tuwn have nearly completed and filled their most extraordinary and exten sive power loom shed. The building covers one and three eights of an acre of ground, and will hold ltiVI pairs ul loans, which will re quire KJ.) hands to superintend them, and 75 horse power lo drive them. The shutting con nected w ith this monstrous shed is now finish ed ; its length is t)."tH) feet. When the whole of the I. miiis are in motion, they will require N, (MX1 feet of strapping. There are 3,000 feet of gas p'pinjr, ami lights w ill be required. The naif contains 310 windows, or sky lights, und is supKirled by H'J.'i pillars. When the whole of the looms are in .notion, they will turn oil fifty yards of cloth per minute! 1'itston Chronicle, A I.ov Misxju.k The length of Govern or Wright's message has been definitely ascer tained to bo one hundred and twenty miles. The Clerk of the House commenced readi'ig it at 1"J, and finished it at I o'clock ; at 12, Pome roy's Express started with H for Rochester, and at 4 was l'.'O utiles on its westward way, J'hilu. Oat. EMLisfi Avn nil isi Mns. In the London Times of the 4ult , "two fine speaking p tTroU" are advertised liir sale, "warranted to say more than one hundred ditVerent wordi, at evh ;" and Madame Tussaud, iuan adveitisement hea ded M.Maguiticent Addi.ion," gravely iuKiruis the public that she has added to her exhibition "the relics of Napoleon, Richard Cnhden, Esqr , and Tom Thutn " We call upon Mr. Barnum to Piiaiucv the ui" general. PIUCC3 OF AOTUnTMCtO. I square 1 insertion, 0 ! 1 do J do Tl I do 3 d I N Every subsequent insertion, 0 t Yearly Advertisements i onecoluma, $3t ( hslf o!umn,$18, three squares, f It ; two equarea, f 9 one square, fS. Half-yearly : one column, fin ; half column, $ 12 ; three squares, $8 two square, 5 one square, $3 60, Advertisements left without directions as to tha length of time they are to ba published, will ! continued until ordered out, and charged accord ingly. jrixteen lines make a square. BlgBlnsj of tha Declaration of lndepciw dene. Of the noble patriots who signed the Decla. ration of Independence, 9 were born in Massa. chusetts ; 8 in Virginia ; 6 in Maryland ; 4 in Connecticut ; 4 in New Jersey ; 4 in Pennsyl vania ; 4 in South Carolina 3 in New York 3 in Delaware; 2 in Rhode Island ; I in Maine; 3 in Ireland ; 2 in England ; 2 in Scotland, an 1 1 in Walea. Twenty-one were attorniee, 10 merchants, 4 physicians, 3 farmers, 1 clergyman, 1 printer, and 10 men of fortune. Eight were eraduatesof Harvard Collppe, 4 of Vale, 3 New Jersey, 2 of Philadelphia, 2 of William and Mary, 3 of Cambridge, (Eng.), 2 of Edinbuig, and 1 of St. Omer. At the times of their death, 5 were over 90 years of age; 7 between 60 and 90 ; 11 be tween 73 and HO ; 12 between 60 and 70; 11 between AW and (i0; 7 between 40 and SO ; one died at the age of 27; and ibe agt of two is un certain. At the time of signing the Declaration, the average age of the members waa 44 years. They lived to the average age of more than 65 years and ten months. The youngest member was Ed ward Rut lege, of South Carolina, who waa in fais 27th year. He lived to the age of M. The next youngest member was Thomas Lyiich of the same State, who was also in his 27th year. lie was cast away at sea io tho fall or 1776. Benjamin Franklin was the oldest member, lie was in liin 71st year when he signed the Declaration. He lived to 1790, and survived 16 of hi younger trethern. Stephen Hopkins, f Rhode Island, and the next oldest member, waa born in 17t)7, and died 1773. Charles Carroll attained thegreatest age, dy ing m hisf.K5th year. William Ellery, of Rhode Island, died ia his 13 year ; and John Adams in his 91 at. Tii WirE ur the President or Mexico. The wife of Gen. Ferrera. who now presides over Mexico, was formerly a "factory girl," in Dorcliester, Mass. Her maiden name was 1 rene Nichols, and, four years ago, she was in duced to go to Mexico, in company with einht others, to establish a factory. While there, she became acquainted with Ferrera, the present re volting and successful General, with whom she contracted marriage. She made a visit to her friends rn Maine, last summer, during which she received frequent letters from Ferrora. She left here in July or August l ist, for Mexico, via New York, wliere she obtained a license, and was united in marriage to Gen. Ferrera, by h a representative, the General not being able to leave Mexico a step rendered necessary, as the parties were Protestants, and could not ba married in Mexico, a Catholic country. Ferrera is now President of Mexico, having his head quarters at Use national palace in the city, ami this Kennebec "Factory Girl" now "revels in the Halls of the Montezuma." Geo Ferrera is of German extraction. Ts Tiuts. In thirty-one words, how ma ny "Uiats" can be grammatically used 1 An swer, fourteen. He said, that that thai that matt said was not that that that man should say ; but halthat that that rr.ansaid was that that io man should not say. Thht reminds us of the following "says and saids:' Mr., did you say or did you not say what I said you said, because C, said you never did say what I said you auid, then what did you say 1 Quite Dear. The Njrwalk (Ohio) Expe rimiiit states, that a man "pretiv well how come ymi so," was rceu'T a-riatcl ht:d fin. ! ISt and costs f.r kuj- ti ! i g r! i". t':e w. without consent. A buxom lass in Michigan li s let !: 'i that Iwis Cass will be the next 1'resiile ,t A Western editor says he would like lo Im;J the stakes. Domanc Felicity cannot be equalled in the whole round ot enjoyments ul which men are perpetually in tho pursuit It is the gre .1. et, because the most rational ; the sweetest, because those whom we love are partakers of ,i; whether it ho communicated to us in the coo versationofthe hoary and venerable grand-ir , the endearments of the parents, or the rectp cal exchange of tfulenul sentiments of In 1. 1 felt utllct.o.i. Many o' .'itr greatest meo have sprung frooi the htiuil.le.-t origin, as the lark, whose lies' i; on the gioiind, soars nearest lo heaven. N n eirciiui liners are III'' most powerful sti ., ul.inl to in. -lit m I expansion, and the early fre a of lortuue the best security for her final sin ! . Poverty i , except where there is an ac'n. want of loo. I and raiment, a thing much m imaginary than real. The shame of poverty the shame of bring thought Door ia a great a . I fatal weaklier, though arising in this coooi.y from the fushionof the times themselves.