OCR Interpretation

Daily national era. [volume] (Washington, D.C.) 1854-1854, June 01, 1854, Image 3

Image and text provided by Library of Congress, Washington, DC

Persistent link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86053546/1854-06-01/ed-1/seq-3/

What is OCR?

Thumbnail for

Saturday, January Mi, 1S5?.
Tin* Senate did not sit to-day.
House of Kepreueutatlveu.
The Clekk called the House to order at 12
Alter prayer by the Rev. Dr. Gurlky. the Jour
nal of yesterday wan read.
Mr. McMULLIN, of Virginia, moved that there
be a call of the House; which motion did not
prevail: Yeas 67, nays 121
Mr. DUNN, of Indiuua, submitted the following
Resolved, That, regarding the political complexion
of the present House of Representatives as indi
cating the undoubted sentiuientof a large majority
of the people of the United States against the act
of thi last Congress repealing the restriction
against slavery in the Territories of Kansas and
Nebraska, imposed by the compromise of 1820, uo
inan cmght to be chosen Speaker of this body who
does not fully and heartily harmonize with that
sentiment, or who will hesitate to exert himself
earnestly for the restoration of that restriction in
terms or in substance.
Resolt>ed, That said restriction ought to be re
stored a* an act of justice to all the pepple of the
United States, as a proper vindication of the
wisdom, patriotism, and plighted honor of the
great statesmen who imposed it, and us a neces
sary and certain means of reviving that concord
anU harmony among the States of the American
Union which arc essential to the welfare of our
people and the perpetuity ofour institutions.
Resolved, That a ucelesw und factious agitation
of the slavery question, in or out of Congress, is
unwise, unjust to a portion ofthe American people,
and to some extent injuro.us to every section of
our country, and therefore it should not be coun
tenanced; hut uniil the Missouri restriction of
1820 shall have been restored, in fact or in nub
stance, to the said Territories of Kansas and Ne
brask,y"?//y and completely lo that extent and for
that purpose it is our solemn duty to the past,
present, and the future steadily and lirmly to per
sist in our efforts.
Mr. KNIGHT,of Pennsylvania, moved that the
resolutions be laid on the table ; which motion
was disagreed to.
Mr. DUNN asked that a separate vote might be
taken on each resolution
The first resolution was accordingly considered,
and, the question being then taken thereon, it was
disagreed to by the following vote :
YEAS?Messrs. A (bright, Allison, Ball, Banks,
Bai bour, Bennett of New York, Benson, Billiug
hurst, Bingham, Bishop, Bliss, Bradshaw. Brenton,
Buffington, Bur lingame, Campbell of Ohio, Chaffee,
Clawson, Colfax, Coinins, Covode, Cragin, Cum
back, Dainrell, Davis of Massachusetts, Day, Dean,
De Witt, Dick, Dickson, Dodd, Dunn, Durfee,
Kdie, Emrie, Giddings, Gilbert, Granger, Grow,
Hall of Massachusetts, Harlan, Harrison, liollo
way, Hortonof New York. Horton of Ohio, How
ard, Kelsey, King, Knapp, Knight. Knowlton. Knox,
Kunkel, Leiter, Mace, Matteson, McCarty, Meach
ani, Miller of .New York, Moore, Morgan, Morrill,
Mott, Murray, Nichols, Norton, Oliver of New
York, Parker, Pelton, Pennington, Perry, Pettit,
Pike, Pringle, Purviance, Ritchie, Robbins, Ro
bins, Sabin, Sapp, ScUt, Sherman, Simmons,
Sp'ner, Stanton, Stmnahan. Tappan, Thornington,
Thur-ton, Todd, Wale. Wakeman, Walbridge,
Waldron, Wash urne of Wisconsin, Washburne
of Illinois, Washburn of Maine, Wauon. Welch,
Wood, Woodruff, and Woodworth? 102. ?
NAYS?Messrs. Aiken, Allen, Barclay, Barks
dale, Bell. Bennett of Mississippi, Bocock, Bowie,
Boyce. Branch. Broom, Burnett, Cadwalader,
Campbell of Kentucky, Carlile, Caruthers, Caskie,
Ciingman, Cobb of Georgia, Cobb of Alabam, Cox,
Cullen, Davidson. Dowdell, Edmundson, Elliott,
English, Etheridge, Eustis, Evans, Faulkner,
Foster, Fuller of Pennsylvania, Fuller of Maine.
Goode. Greenwood, Hall of Iowa, Harris of Mary
land, Harris of Alabama, Harris of Illinois, Haven,
Herbert, Hoffman. Houston, Jewett, Jones ol Ten
nessee, Jones of Pennsylvania, Kelly, Kennett,
Kidwell Lake. Letcher, Lindley, Lumpkin, H.
Marshall of Kentucky. Marshall of Illinois, Max
well, McMullen, McQueen. M ller of Indiana.
Millson, Milfward, Oliver of Missouri, Orr. Parker,
Paine, Peck, Phelps, Porter, Powell, Puryear,
Quitman. Reade, Realy, Ricaud. Richardson,
Ruffin Rust, Sandidge, Savage, Smith of Teu
nessee, Smith of Virginia, Smith of Alabama,
Sneed, Stephens, Stewart, Swope, Talbot, Taylor,
Trippe. Underwood, VaIk, Walker, Warner. Wat
kins, Wells, Wheeler, Whitney, Williams, Wins
kw, Wr ghtof Mississippi, Wrightof Tennessee,
and Zpllicoffer?103.
The questiou was then taken on the second
resolution, and it was agreed lo. Yeas 101, nays
[The announcement of the result was followed
by considerable laughter ]
The question recurring on the third resolution,
a division thereof was asked, so that a separate
vote might be had, first upon the clause discoun
tenancing "a useless and factious agitation of the
slavery question,'' and then upon the remaining
part, declaring it to be the solemn duty of mem
bers to persist in their efforts " until the Missouri
restriction of lb20 should l?e restored, in fact or
in substance, lo the said Teriitories of Kansas
and Nebraska, fully and completely." The House,
however, decided that the resolution was Dot
The question was then taken on the third reso
lution, and it was disagreed to?yeas 100, nays
Mr. FULLER, of Pennsylvania, then submitted
the following resolution, upon which he demanded
the previous question:
Resolved, That a useless and factious agitation
of the question of slavery, in or out of Congress,
is unwise, unjust to a portion of the American
people, injurious to every section ofour country,
and therefore should not be countenanced
Mr. JONES, of Tennessee, requested the gen
tleman to strike from his resolutiou the words
" useless and unnecessary." He (Mr. J.) thought
that all agitation was useless and unnecessary, as
Well as wrong.
Mr. FULLER consented to modify his resolu
tion as requested by the gentleman from Ten
And the resolution waa accordingly modified so
as to read "that any agitation," dec.
The ptevious question was then seconded.
Mr. MEACHAM, of Vermont, desired to offer
the following as a substitute for the resolution,
but was prevented from doing so by the operation
of <be previous question:
Resolved. That, in the opinion of this House, the
repeal of the Missouri com promise of 1820, pro
hibiting si ivery north of latitude 36? 30', was an
example of useless and factious agitation ol the
alavery question, both in and out of Congress,
which was unwise and unjust to a portion of the
American people. [Laughter.]
11 Mr. FULLER'S reso ution was adepted?yeas
101, nays 100.
Mr. MEACHAM, of Vermont, then submitted
the following resolution, upon which he demanded
the previous question :
Resolved. That, in the opinion of this Hon?e, the
repeal of the Missouri compromise of 1^20, pro
hibiting slavery north of latitude 36? 30', was an
example of useless and factious agitation of the
slavery question, unwise and unjust to the Ame
rican people.
Mr. GREENWOOD, of Arkansas, desired to
offer the following as a substitute for the resolu
tion :
Resolved, That the Clerk instruct the pages to
inform the members who occupy vacant seata up
on the Republican side of the House that votea
have been taken upon the resolutions of Messrs.
Dunn and Fn.LBR. and that they can now resume
their seats in the Hall. [Laughter ]
Mr. STEPHENS, of Georgia, also wished lo
offer a substitute for the resolution of Mr. Mkacham,
as follows:
Resolved, That the original friendsofthe Kansas
and Nebraska act, thou in a large majority on
this floor, deem this a fit occasion to extend to the
country their congratulations upon the encourag
ing progress of their cauae and the brightening
prospect of its ultimate success.
Mr. CA MPBELL, of Ohio, rfesired to know how
these substitutes could be offered when the pre
viousquestion was pending* He had a drawer full
he should like to offer.
The Clrrk stated that the substitutes were out
of order, and that no amendment could now be
Mr. STEPHENS, of Georgia, gave notice that
if the previous qnestion should be voted down he
would offer his resolution as a substitute for that
of the gentleman from Vermont.
Mr. LETCHER, of Virginia, remarking that
they had abstractions enough to satisfy even a Yir
ginmn, moved that the House adjourn. He, how
ever, withdrew the motion ; but it waa renewed
and disagreed to?ayes 83, noes 95.
The question was then seconded, and the ques
tion l>eing on the adoption of the resolution
Mr PAYNE, of North Carolina, moved that it
be laid on the table; but. many meinbera ex press
ing a desire to have a direct vote, the motion did
not prevail.
The reaolmion was then agreed to by the follow
ing vote:
YEAS?-Messrs. Albright, Alliuou, Ball, Banks,
Barbour, Bennett of New York, Benson, Bilhng
liur?t, Bingham, Bishop, Blms, Bradshaw, Brenton,
Broom, Butliiigton. Burlinguuie, Campbell of Ohio,
Chaffee, Clark, Clawson, Colfax, Coiumius,
Covode, Cragin, Cuiuback. Damrell, Davis of Mas
sachusetts, Day, Dean, DeWitt, Dick. Dickson.
Dodd, Dunn, Durfee, Edie. Emrie, Elheridge.
Giddiugs, Gilbert, Granger. Grow, Hull of Massa
chusetts, Harlan Harrison, llaven, Holloway.
llorton of New York. Horton of Ohio, Howard,
Kelsey, King Knat?p. Knight. Knowlton, Knox.
Kuukel, Leiter, Matteioa, McCarty, Meacham
Miller of New York, Millward, Moore, Morgan,
Morrill, Molt, Murray, Nichols, Norton, Oliver of
New York, Parker, l'elton, Pennington. Perry,
Petitt.Pike, Pringle, Purviance. Robbina, Roberts,
Salmi, Sapp, Scott, Sherman, Simmons, Spinner,
Stanton. Stranrhan, Tappan, Thorington, Thurs
ton, Todd, Wade, Wakeman, Wulbridge, Wal
dron. Washburn of Wis., Washburne of III.,
Washhurne of Maine, Watson, Welch, Wells,
Wheeler, Whitney, Wood, Woodruff, and Wood
NA\S?Messrs. Aiken, Allen, Barclay, Itarks
dale, Bell, Bennett of Mis#., Bocock, Bowie,
Boyce, Branch, Burnett, Cadwalader, Campbell oi
Kentucky, Carlile, Caru.thers, Caskie, Ciingmau,
Cobb of Georgia, Cobb of Alabama, Cox, David
son, Davis of Maryland, Dowdell, Edinundson,
Elliott, English. Eustis, Evans, Faulkner, Foster,
Fuller of Pennsylvania, Fuller of Maine. Goode,
Greenwood, Hall of Iowa, Harris of Md , Harris
of Alabama, Harris of Illinois, Herbert, Hoffman,
Houston, Jewett, Jones of Tennessee, Jones of
Pennsylvania, Kelly, Kennett, Kid well, Lake,
Letcher, Lindley, Lumpkin. II. Marshall of'Ken
tucky, Marshall of Illinois, Maxwell, McMullin,
McQueen, Miller of Indiana, Millson, Oliver of
Missouri, Orr, Packer, Pniue, 1'vck, Pin Ipa,
Porter, Powell, Quitman, Ready. Bicaud, Rich
ardson, Ruflin, Rust, Siudidge, Savage, Smith of
Virginia, Smith of Alabama. Sneed, Stephens,
Stewart, Swope, Talbott, Taylor, Trippe, Under
wood, Valk. Walker, Warner, Watkins, Williams,
Winslow. Wright of Miss., Wright of Tennessee,
and Zollicoffer?93.
During the call of the roll?
Mr. FULLER, of Maine, stated that he should
vote for the resolution were it differently worded,
but as it now stood he should vote against it.
Mr. NICHOLS, of Ohio, declared that he voted
for all the resolution except the word ' factious."
Mr. BARCLAY, of Pennsylvania, voted against
the resolution because of the word "factious."
Mr. GIDDINGS, of Oiiio, suggested that the
gentleman from Georgia should now offer his
Mr. STEPHENS replied that his proposition
was only intended as a substitute for that which
had already been adopted. [Laughter. ]
And then, at half past three o'clock, the House
Senate, Monday, January 2H.
Mr. BRODHEAD presented the credentials of
Hon. William Bigler, elected a Senator by the
Legislature of Pennsylvania, for the term <-f six
years, from and after the 4th day of March 1SG5;
which were read, and the oath preseribed by law
having been administered to Mr. Bigler, he took
his seat in the Senate.
Mr. THOMPSON of Kentucky, presented the
memoual of Lieutenant John C. Carter, com
plaining of the action of the late Naval Board in
his case; which was refered to the Committee on
Naval AfUirs.
Mr. JONES of Tenns^ee, presented the me
morial of A. D. Harroll, late a Lieutenant in the
United States Navy, who has been dismissed by
the action ot the late Naval Board, asking such
relief as his case rei|uires ; which was leferred to
the snme Committee.
Mr. MASON presented a similar memorial from
Commodore Foxhall A. Parker; which whs re
ferred to the same Committee.
Mr. TRUMBULL presented a memorial from
the Slate educational convention of Illinois, pray
ing a grant of land in each Slate of the Union, for
the purpose of endowing educational universities,
to cooperate with ea'-h other, and with the Smith
soniun Institution at Washington, for the educa
tion of the industrial classes; also resolutions
adopted by the Legislature of Illinois, jn favor of
the same project; which were referred to the com
mittee on public lands.
Mr. MASON presented a memorial of the heirs
ai.d representatives of the Virginia continental
line in ihe revolutionary army, praying to be al
lowed the half pay due under Che resolve of Con
gress of October 21, 1780, after deducting the
commutation pay already received ; which was
referred to the committee on revolutionary claims.
Mr. FITZPATRICK presented the petition of
George W. Fletcher, United States consul at As
pinwall, praying that his salary mav be increased,
which was referred to the Committee on Foreign
Mr. WELLER presented a petition of Walter
M. Rockwell ic Co. praying a donation of land
to aid in constructing a telegraph line from San
Francisco to some point on the Mississippi river;
also, a petition of the President and Directors of
the San Diugo and Giia Southern Pacific and
Atlantic Railroad Co- in California, praying n !
grant of land to enable them to construct their
road; which were referred to the Committee on
Public Lands.
Mr. JONES, of Iowa, and Mr. JOHNSON pre
sented several petitions for the establishment of
mail routes in Iowa and Missouri; which were re
ferred to the Committee on the Post Office and
Post Roads.
Mr. BRODHEAD presented resolutions of the
Board of Underwriters of the city of Philadelphia,
representing that Commander Sands, of the
United States Navy, had made an important in
vention for ascertaining the character of the bottom
in deep sea soundings, and asking that some com
pensation may be made to him therefor; which
were referred to the Committee on Commerce
Mr. COLLAMER presented a memorial of the
Executive Committee of the University of .Ver
mont, praying reinbursement for damages sus
tained by the occupation of the University build
ing by the United States troops during the last
war with Great Britain; which was referred to
the Commit tee on Claims.
Mr. C. also presented several memorials of vol
unteers who served at the invasion of Piattsburgh,
Vermont, durimr the last war with Great Britain,
praying that an art may be passed making parol
evidence sufficient to entitle them to the benefits
of the bounty land act passed by the last Congress;
which were referred to the Committee on Public
Mr. SEWARD presented a memorial of several
citizens of the United States, residing in San
Juan, Nicarsgua, praying indemnity for losses
sustained in consequence of the bombardment of
of that town by order of the President of the
United States ; which was referred to the Court
of Claims.
Mr. JONES, of Iowa, asked leave to withdraw
from the files of the Senate the petition and papers
of Orson Young, and that the same be referred to
the Committee on Pensions; which WM agreed
Mr. IVERSON submitted the following resolu
tion, which was considered, by unanimous con
sent, and agreed to:
Retolved, That the Secretary of War be re
quested to furnish to the Senate copies of the
correspondence between the War Department
and Capt. J. F. Gilmer in relation to the applica
tion and expenditure of the appropriation made
by the Isst Congress for the improvement of the
Savannah river, together with the reports of the
engineer department, and the decision* of the
Secretary of War upon the Subject.
Mr. SUMNER submitted the following,resolu
tion, which was considered by unanimous con
seat and agreed to:
Rfto/vfd, That the Committee on Military
Affairs be instructed to consider the expediency
of providing by law for the establishment of small
libraries at different military posts for the conve
nience of the officers and men.
The Senate then proceeded to the consideration
of the motion submitted on the 24th instant by
Mr. Clayton, to refer to the Committee on For
eign Relations the message from the President of
the United States, transmitting a cogy of a letter
from Lord John Russell to Mr. Crampton, dated
lannary 19, 1853, in which it was declared that
the British government "intend to adhere strictly
to the treaty of Washington of the 19th of April.
1850, and not to assume any sovereignty, either
direct or indirect, in Central America."
Mr. CASS made an able and eloquent speech
in telation to Central American affair# in general,
and in favor of the Monroe doctrine.
Mr. CLAYTON and Mr. COLLAMER spoke
briefly in relation to the ssme subject.
Mr. 8EWARD obtained the floor, and on his
motion the further consideration of the subject
was positioned until Thursday next.
A'message was received from the President of ,
the United States communicating, in compliance
with a resolution of the Senaf, a copy of the
proceedings of the court-martial in the case of
Col Montgomery, of the United States army.
After the consideration of executive business,
the" Senatefadiourned until Thursday next.
Holme of He|irc?eutatlvet.
Mr. LE1TER offered ihe following resolution,
Rrso'vrd, Tliui the House will proceed, viva voce,
to the election of a Speaker ; if, after one call of
the roll, no member shall have received a majority
of the '.ohole number of vole*. tit roll ? hull again
be called, and the member who shall then receive
the largest number of voles, provided it be a ma
jority of a quorum, shall bo declared the Speaker
of the House of Representative*! of the thirty
fourth Congress
Mr. WHEELER moved thul the resolution be
laid upon the table; and the motion was agreed
to?yea* 100r navs 100.
IVlr. TY8DN offered the following preamble and
resolution :
Whereat, From the state of parties represented
in this hall, it is ascertained, alter many trials and
a protracted contest, tluit a Speaker cannot be
elected upon the majority principle; and the
private interest* of business, the internal alfairs,
and the foreign relation*of the country, impera
tively demand an organization, therefore, in the
spirit of concession and compromise, it being
deemed an equitable adjustment of the question
to resort to n principle which, while it dispenses
with the requisition of' a majority of voles for
either caudiiUte, secures the representative rights
of each in proportion to its numbers, it is?
Resolwd, That uny member of this House who
shall receive lor the office of Speaker the highest
number of votes, if a majority of a quorum of
members, though less than a majority of the
whole number of votes cast, shall be the Speaker
of the thirty-fourth Congress, provided that he
and wvery other candidate voted lor shall be re
spectively entitled to nominate and appoint so
muiiy members only nu each of the standing com
mittee* as may severally fall to their lot iu the
proposition which the number of votes respec
tively received by each may bear to the whole
number polled, bill no candidate whose vote shall
be less then twenty-five shall be entitled to any
nomination or appointmeni under this resolu
Resolved, That the Clerk shall coiuporte and
assign to the respective candidates the number of
members they may be severally entitled to nomi
nate and appoint under the foregoing r< solution ;
and each committee, when so constituted, shall
elect its own chairman, provided, however, that
the decisions of llie Clerk under the.?e resolu
tions, shall be subject to appeal.
Tne proposition was laid on the table.
Mr. C AMP HELL, of Ohio, called attention to
a letter written by his colleague', Mr. Wade, pub
lished in the Cleveland lhmld, severely reflecting
ou Mr. Campbell at d otlieis, in connection with
Mr.Tiiorinoto.n's resolution, heretofore offered,
declaring Mr. Campbell, of O.hio Speaker
Mr CAMPBELL denied thai he lutil any
knowledge of Thobingrow's intention, and re
pelled the imputation of treachery on his owu
Messrs. SHERMAN and LEITFR severally
said that Mr. Campbell would have requested
Mr. Thorinoto.n to withdraw his resolution, while
it was being voted ou, had they not dissuaded him
from so doing.
Mr. THOK1NGTON said he introduced that
resolution without the knowledge of Mr. Camp
bell, and declared that Mr. Wade's remarks re
laiive to Mr. Campbell were unmitigatingly lalse
in inference and fact.
Mr. WADE disclaimed a direct churge against
Mr. Campbell. He only knew, on consulting
with gentlemen around htm, that the introduction
of that resolution would have the effect of dam
aging >i r. Banks, offered as it was, without con
sulting that gvnllemuu's friends.
Mr DUNN defended himself from the imputa
tion on him, iu Mr. Wade's letter, saying that the
gentleman sends his slanders through the country
without having the courage to put his name to
them. If assailed, let it be in u direct way, not in
a base, mean, manner, like the ns^as^in. While
there was nothing of the bravado in his compo
sition, he would not yield his judgment on a point
of honor.
Mr. WADE said he was no bully or- duellist.
Mr. DUNN explained that he did not wish to
be so understood, but a kind Providencu had
given him intellect.to fight battles of that character,
and he intended so to act.
The House voted with the following result:
Mr. I'auks U7
Orr (57
Fuller 35
Pennington 3
Edie 2
T- L. Harris 1
Williams ? 1
Whole number of vote? 200
Necessary to a choice 104
The House adjourned.
Supreme Court of the United Statea,
Monday, January 28, 183G.
No. 47. Patrick McLaughlin, plaintiff in
error, vs. J as. M. Swan et al., garueshees, &c.
The argument of this cause was continued by
Hon. II. Winter Davis for the plaintiff in error,
by Mr. J. Ma3on Campbell for the defendants
in error, and concluded by lion. II. Winter
Davis lor the plaiutiff in error.
No. 48. The steamboat New York, Thos. C.
Duraut et al., claimants mid appellants, vs.
Isaac I'. Ilea, owner of the brig Johanna. This
cause was submitted to the consideration of the
court on the record and printed arguments by
Messrs. Cutting and Morion for the appellants,
and by Mr. Betts for the appellee.
No. 49. The ship Howard, &c., William F. i
Schmidt et al., claimants and appellants, vs.
Frederick Wiseman. The argument of this
cause was commenced by Hou. lleverdy John
son for the appellants.
Adjourned until to-morrow, 11 o'clock.
FAsHION^, 185C
Has arrived at \\ lltnrd's Hotel, Wash
ington, I). C.
In the delay attending (lie organization of
the House, it is a matter of congratulation
that the member* of both branches of the Na
tional Legislature inn, without violating their
political principle*, settle upon one popular can
didate for their lavor. Mr. Fox, in hi* capacity
as a Tailor, representing commerce, baa ever
merited and continue* to receive the distinguished
title of Leader of Fashions of the United State*.
To that laudable distinction he ha* been elevated
by the unanimous suffrages of the peop'e lie
has had the happy faculty of uniting the dissen
tient voice* in the realm of fashion, and now
represent* them in one undivided sentiment.
The House of Representatives has been at a loss
for a leader for some time, but the Representa
tive of Fashion is always organized. The fashions
in the plastic hand of art is to the skill of the
artisl what the disorganized elements of the
Representative Assembly are to the genius of the
orator. The one succumb* to the taste of the
artist, the oth^r is subdued by the eloquence of
the orator. What the latter is to the Congres
sional Assembly, Grotto* P. Fox is to the Popular
Assembly of Fashion. We have thus far insti
tuted n parallel, but parallels only run closely to a
certain point, thence they diverge, and thus it is
wiih our lenders of fashions and our leaders of
politic*. The S|?eaker of Fashion (lor such we
will designate our representative) is never at a
los* for the right fit on the right man, and the
right man is never at a loss for the right fit when
he applies to our leader. Hi* vote is never cast
away, nor yet his money. Roth are equally well
and safely invested. Unanimity of opinion can
not be supposed to always exist in political as
semblies of men representing a divcrMty of prin
ciples. but in the realm of fashion there can be
hut one opinion, and that is, that there i* but one
American fashion and Gko. 1*. Fox I* it* leader.
MANUFaCIURKR of metallic gravers,
Dec '22?
For the Collection of Claims, the Procurement ol
Pntents, llounty Lands, and Pension*.
From the French, Spanish Italian, and Herman
Language*, and tor Topogrnphical and other
No. 4i?5J, 7th Street. Washington City, 1).C,
i Nov 18 tf
Our Nattoual Capital?The City uf Waali
The Philadelphia Bulletin has the followiug
interesting remarks upon the present coudition
and future prospects of the city of Washing
ton :
The plan of Washington has been ridiculed
for its vastuess, and it may have seemed ridicu
lous to have a tew thousand people scattered
over a place that would lodge a million, and
call it a city. But the designers of Washing
tun had calculated for futurity, and already it
is beginning to show that it will be large
enough for its plan. Within the past fifteen
years its population has more thau doubled,
and many of the present generation will live
to see it a compact as well as an elegant city of
perhaps several hundred thousand inhabitants.
The plan, besides being vast, is perhaps the
finest ever conceived for a great metropolis.
Paris, in spite of its Boulevards, its .Rue de
llivoli, and its Champs Elysees, can never be
made as superb a city as Washington must be
come in the course of centuries. The univer
sally wide, straight streets, and thg grand
avenues radiating from the Capitol and the
President's House, give it an advantage in
variety and in circulation that no European
capital possesses, and of which, even we, in
rectangular but beautiful Philadelphia, must
forever be deprived.
There is no grander urban prospect in the
world than that presented to the spectator
from the Capitol even at the present time. The
city lies at his feet, and Pennsylvania aVenue
stretches out before him, even its mean-looking
houses acquiring a sort of beauty as being
component parts of a vista. Vistas are always
beautiful, and this one, terminating with the
President's house and the treasury in the dis
tance will, at some future day, be one of the
most beautiful in the world. Looking directly
westward, the mall spreads out before him,
with the quaint but picturesque buildings of
the Smithsonian Institute and its surrounding
grouuds, relieving the monotony of its own de
sert waste. Afar off the huge white obelisk of
the Washington Monument rises, at present an
ugly-looking thing, somewhat resembliug an
exaggerated light-house, but destined to be
come a noble and commanding structure, al
though its design may offend some critical
tastes. When the monument is finished, and
the grounds of the mall are laid out as a pub
lic park, there will be no more beautiful view
than this anywhere.
The grounds of the Capitol are already ex
tremely beautiful, and those surrounding the
President's House, which have always been
admired, are now more worthy of it than ever.
Lafayette Square is an attractive appendage to
these, and open spaces at the intersections of
the various avenues and streets will, at some
future day, be planted and embellished, so as
to make an abuudance of gardens and shady
promenades all over the city. There are no
grand palaces, such as make a splendid attrac
tion in foreign capitals; but the President's
House is elegant and appropriate, and fully
satisfies all our republican ideas on this point.
But the Capitol, when it is finished, will be as
grand a government building as can be found
in the world ; and besides its vastuess and ele
gance, it has advantages of situation above
those of all the European palaces. The Patent
Office, or more properly speaking, the building
of the Interior Department, is a noble structure,
and the Post Office, when finished, will be
scarcely inferior to it. The colonnade of the
Treasury is deservedly admired, and the pro
posed new buildings for the State, War, and
Navy Departments will doubtless be made cor
respondingly handsome.
In works of art, Washington, although defi
cient as compared with European capitals,
much surpasses all other American cities.
There is no national gallery of pictures, but
the pictures in the rotundo are the only na
tional pictures we have. Trumbull's unpoetic
but faithful works have a historical value w hich
compensates for their artistic defects; and
while the Baptism of Pocahontas, the Landing
of Columbus, and the melo dramatic, highly
colored and very French pic&reof the Discov
ery of the Mississippi may be objected to for
want of fitness or for certain defects in execu
tion, all visitors must be attracted and touched
by the exceeding beauty of Weir's Embarka
tion of the Pilgrims. The statuary of the Capi
tol is not what it should be, and Greenough's
Washington, sitting with bare arjns and shoul
ders in the opeu grounds, is rather an unpleas
ant representation of the Father of his Coun
try. But the Jackson statue?let rigid o|<l
world criticism say what it pleases?is a noble
work, and one that every spectator must be
struck with as a bold, original design, admira
bly carried out, and much more interesting
than nine tenths of the equestrian statues that
are seen abroad.
The catalogue of Washington's artistic em
bellishments is soon run through. But for the
infant metropolis of a nation in its nonage it
does very well. Congress, too, can afford to be
liberal for the sake of improving the attractions
of a city that is resorted to by the people of
every State, and in which every State has a
certain interest. The residents of Washington,
however, should not depeud too exclusively
upon government support. There is no rea
son why commerce and manufactures should
not flourish in Washington as well.as in Balti
' more; and individual enterprise should go hand
| in baud with that of government in enlarging
I the resources of the place and increasing the
inducements for people to reside there. The
I vast expenditure of late years upon public
buildings makes it almost certain that the gov
ernment will never be removed from Washing
ton; and indeed the extension of railroads and
telegraphs destroys the force of the chief argu
j merits in favor of such removal. So the people
of Washington can safely employ their capital
in homo investments that will be of material
I advantage, and feel secure that there is no
danger of a reaction or of loss from the removal
I of the seat of Government.
MRS. FRANKLIN respectfully inform* the
Ladies of Washington that she continues
to givr 4>?truciiou hi Vocal Music. From her
long experience and professional intercourse with
the best Article.* of Lurope and America, ahe feels
confident that her method of cultivating the voice
and imparting correctness of style and expression
will render satisfaction.
For terms and hour* apply to Mrs F. ot her resi
dence 405 E street, between 9th and 10th streets.
Reference in made to Mr. R. Davis and Mr. O.
llilbus. at their Music Storea on Pennsylvania
Avenue. Dec 13
I' A 1)1 KM ALPINE H(M)TN?Juat re
j reived a superior lot of Indies' Black and
Brown Alpine lloots, together with a large and
general assortment of Ladies, Gents, Misses,
Boys, Youths, and Children'* Roots and Shoes
for sale by GEO. BURNS,
.110 Pennsylvania avenue,
Adjoining Patterson1* Drug Store
Dec I (New*.)
ry's Bookstore, near 9th street?
The Plurality of World*, with an Introduction
by Edward Hitchcock, D. D.
A Umpto the Path; or, the Bible id the Heart,
the Home, and the Market Place, by the Rev. W
K. Tweedie, D. D.
The Catacomb* of Rome, by the Right Rev. W.
J. Kip, D. D.
Narrative of a Voyage to the Northwest Cons
| of America, by Gnbriel Franchere.
Corinne, by Madame De Stael, new edition.
Vathek, by Beckford, do
Female Poet* of Great Britain, do
Western Scene* and Adventure*, illu*trated.
Life of Napoleon, by Haxlitt, do
O Hannay, author of Singleton Fontleroy, Ate.
Cosaa de Espana, or Going to Madrid, via Bar
; celona.
Just published and for sale at
I March 6 Bookatore, near 9th street.
: Ji'otnl anb Dtrsonal.
"Raising the Wind."?It is stated and we
believe with trutb,that there is now due 10 mem
ber* of the House of Representative*, on ac
count of per it it-111 and mileage, upward of 6200,
000; of which Mr. Glossbrenner, the Sergeant-at
arius of the la>i Ilou?e, and who is stilt acting in
that capacity, lias paid them.about $60,000, which
he has borrowed, on his own individual responsi
bility, from banks of Pennsylvania and of this
city. But for tiiis provision of lunds, some of the
members would doubtless have been sadly incon
Nina Lydla Mayer, M. D. (a hydropathic
physicinu) delivered u lecture, at Temperance
Hall, oil Saturday night, on the subj<=ot of lemale
fashion, and ils injurious effects upon both the
body and the mind. Hoops, starch, a superabun
dance ot petticoats, draggling skirts, and bonnets
placed on the last lock of hair, near the nape of
the neck, all came within the raking range of her
oratorical broadsides, while she failed not to com-'
mend the advuntuges of her own costume?the
Hanking Capital.?It is stated in the memo
rial of the Merchants' Exchange, recently pre
sented to the Senate, that, in 1621, the banking
capital ot' this District was $3,817,625 ; in 1826,
$2,003 250, and, in 1850. $000 000, as estimated ;
showing that while the b inking facilities have
been reduced nearly three-fourths since the year
1821, the population of the District lius doubled.
MiniaUr to England.?It is reported that the
President of the Untied Slates has tendered to
the Hon. George M. Dallas the mission to Eng
land, soon to be made vacant by the voluntary re
turn of Mr. Buchanan. We may add that the ru
mor is generally believed by his intimate friends,
in this city.
The Poor.?Effort* are being m.ide to raise
funns for the benefit of the poor?to supply them
with necessaries in this inclement season. Al
though the good work should have been com
menced week* ago, it is li better late than never."
John 1). Gough, the well known orator, will,
we learn, lecture for the Young Men's Christian
Association of this city, some time during the
month of February.
Iu Georgetown, on the 17ili instant, by the Rev.
Benjamin F. Brook. Mr. WILLIAM T. H1NES
and Miis KATE L. THOMPSON, both of this
In Annapolis, on Thursday, the 24th instant, by
Rev. Mr. Gkakf G. D. BLACKFORD, of the
United Slates Navy, lo Miss SUSAN COX,
daughter of Mr Josei'u Cox, of the United
Slates Navy.
On Sunday morning, January 27th, alter a
protracted and painful illness, N1N1AN BLALL,
in the 7t>ih year of his age.
In Baltimore, on the 19ih inst, after a short, but
severe illness. Mr STEPHEN CULVERWELL,
in the 78th year of his age.
In Georgetown, D. C. on Wednesday night, the
23d in?tan?, WILLIAM JEWELL, Esq., in the
71st year of his age.
TBE33 W 33 ST.
Time between Washington and Wheeling
but 17 1-3 hours!
Running lane between YVashin gton and Cincin
nati 27 hours'.!
Through Tickets and Baggage Checks to be had
in Washington!!!
HAVING greatly improved its Western
connections now oilers ihe fullest induce
| mints to travellers between Washington, Balti
more, and all portions of the West, the Northwest
and the Southwest.
The connection between the trains from Wash
ington and the train* bound west from Baltimore
is always promptly made at the Washington June
I lion (lately called the Relay iiouse) 9 miles from
Baltimore. This is the only change of cars re
1 quired between Washington and the Ohio river.
Baggage is checked through to Wheeling at the
Washington station, and rechecbed and transfer
red there, (w>th the passengers) wiihout charge,
J for those holding through tickets for points beyouu.
| The connectirg trains leave Washington daily *t
, ? m. and -I J p.m. On Sunday* at the latier
hour only.
At Wheeling duett funiiection is made with the
train* of the CENTRAL OHIO RA1l.ROAD, run
ning from Bellairre oil the Ohio, near Wheeling,
through Cambridge, Zanesville and Newark, to
COLUMBUS. These trains connect at Newark
with the cars of the Newark. Mansfield and Sand*
tisky Railroad for Saadusky, Toledo, Detroit,
Chicago, St. Louis, etc.
At CoIiiiiiIius the C. O. Railroad trains connect
with the fast trains of the Little Miami Railroad
Xrnia (on Little Miami Kailroad) connection is
formed with the trains through Dayton, to INDI
ANAPOLIS, Terre Haute, Lafayelie. Chicago.
Rock Island, St. Louis, etc.
07* Passengers holding through tirkets lor
Memphis, Vie/csburg, Natchez, Ntu> Orleans et3.,
! winch are also sold at Washington, are transfer
red at Cincinnati to the Mail Steamers on the Ohio.
Tickets for Evansvilie, Cairo, and St. Louis are
?old by this route
ILr FOR CLEVELAND, and via Cleveland to
Toledo, Detroit, Chicago, etc., tickets are sold,
when the Ohio is navigable l>etween Wheeling and
Wellsville (forty iniles) where a connection with
the Cleveland and Pittsburg Railroad is madw.
Travellers are requested to notice that while
this is the only route affording through tickets and
checks in Washington, it is al?o the shortest, most
speedy, and direct to nearly all the leading points
in the great West. The distance from Washing
ton to Cincinnati is but G53 miles, being about 100
miles shorter than by any other route!
W ASHINGTON: To Wheeling, 19 50; Columbus,
S13 G-', Dayton, Sift 50; Cincinnati, 116; Louis
ville, by railroad, $1? 65: by steamer from Cincin
nati, $lS; Indianapolis, SI 7 50; Cleveland, SI2 15;
Toledo, S15 SO; Detioit, S15 20; Chicago ?20 65
and $19 50; St. Louis, $2b 50 and ?25; Memphis
?V6; New Orleans, S31, etc.
mont, Oakland, and Fairmount, passengers inay
leave Washington at 6 a. in or 4} p. m. For ihe
minor wav stations l>etween Baltimore and Wheel
ing, take 6 a. m. train from Washington.
117" For trains to and from Baltimore, Annapolis,
etc., see special advertisements.
DZ7" For further information, through tickets,
dte., apply lo THOS. H. PARSONS. Agent at
Washington Station. JOHN H. DONE,
Master of Transports' ion
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Balti tore
May 5?ly
PI A N Oil, PI A NOW I?We have now In
store the largest and most reliable stock of
Pianos ever offered in this city, from the justly re
nowned manufactories ol Ilallet, Davis <Sr Co.,
Boston; Bacon ft Raven, New York; and Knat>e.
Gaehle St Co., Baltimore; ranging in price* Irom
$223 IO $500.
In addition to those in store, we have on exhi
bition at the Metiopolitan Mechanics' Fair, at the
Smithsonian Institute, four superb Pianos, made
expressly to our order for this Exhibition, any of
which we will dispose of on reasonoble terms.
Also on hand, Guitars, Violins, Flutes, Accord
I eons, Melodeons, Banjos. String*. Music, Arc.
Remember, at the Piano, Music, Stationery,
i Perfumery, and Fancy Goods Siore of
.106 Penn avenue, near 10th street
t~Ti?KAT COMPLAINTM having been
X made of the irregularity of the running of the
1 boat* between Washington and Alexandria, for
l the accommodation of the public, the undersigned
I has determined lo run the steamer GEORGE
! PAGE a* follows, vis.:
From Washington, 6|. h, 9J. and ll| ?? m.; 1, 3,
I and 4|, p. m.
From Alexandria, 7J, bf, 10), a. in.; 12). 2, 4,
| and f>|. p. m. .
Omnibuses connecting with the boat will leave
the corner of Seventh street and Pennsylvania
avaitue at 6, 7|, 9|, and 11, a.m.; 12f, 2|, and 4 J,
p. m.
Nov 7?tf. GEORGE PAGE.
for Writing Without feu or Ink?Copy
lug Lttvta, Plants, Flower*, Pictures,
Patterns for Kmbroldery, Marking Lin
en Indelibly, Manifold Writ log.
THIS Article is absolutely the best portable
Inkstand in the known world, for a small
quantity folded and placed in the pocket consti
tutes a travelling Inkstand, which cannot be bro
ken. No pen is needed, Cor any stick, sharpened
to a point, writes equally as well as the best gold
pen in th? universe. For drawing it is indispen
sable. It is, indeed, the whole art of Drawing and
Painting?taught in one lesson. Any leaf, plant,
or flower can be transferred to the pages of an
Blbuin, wilh a minute and distinct resemblance of
nature. With equal lacility, pictures and em
broidery patterns are taken, and have received
the highest ei'logiums from the fair sex ; and, in
deed, a more tasteful present for a lady could not
be produced.
This Magic Paper will also mark Linen, or
other articles, so as to remain perfectly indelible.
All the washing in the world fails to bring it out
Any child rnn use it wilh perfect ease. With
this Magic Paper, likewise, one or four copies
of every letter written can be secured without
any additional labor whatever, makiug it the
cheapest and most convenient article extant. It
is useH to great advantage by reporters of the
public press, telegraphic o|>eraiors. and hosts of
Each Package contains four different colors?
Black, Blue, Green, and Red, with full and printed
Instructions for all to use, and will last sufficiently
long to obtain Five Hundred distinct Impressions.
It is put up in beautifully enamelled colored
Envelopes, with a truthful likeness of the Pro
prielor attached. Each and every package war
DT1 Price %2 a dozen ; or five for one dollar.
Single packages 25 cents.
Address, post paid, N. HUBBELL,
N?. 167 Broadway, New York.
Hubbki.l's Magic Impression Papek.?We refer
our readers to the advertisement in another col
umn, setting forth the merits of this pleasing and
ingenious invention. The cheapness should in
duce all to give it a trial.?Philadelphia Merchant.
It is unsurpassed for neatness and utility, and
should meet with the sale it richly deserves.?
Work, Wolfert's Roost and other Papers,
now first collected, by Washington Irving.
Scottish Songs, Ballads, and Poems, by Herr
Full Proof of the Ministry, a Sequel to the Boy
who was trained up to be a Clergyman, by John
N. Norton, A. M.
Memoirs of Life, Exile, and Conversations of
the Emperor Napoleon, by the Count de les Cases,
with portraits and other illustrations.
Manuel of Sacred History, by John Henry
Kurtz, D. D.
Just published and for sale at
Feb 15 Bookstore, near 9th street
To tkr Ldidies of Washington, Georgetown, Alex
andria. fc.
HENKY WEIKMN'S ladies, uilases, aiid
children's French shoes are sold by the un
dersigned, on 15th street, just above Corcoran &
Riggs'B Banking House, in his new building, with
the high marble steps, where he will receive la
dies' orders, and keep constantly on hand every
variety of iadies', misses, and children's French
gaiter walking shoes, white and bluck satin gaiters,
slippers, &c., made to order by H. Weirman, of
Philadelphia of the best French gaiter materials,
and in the latest Parisian styles These gaiters
are entirely different from what are generaly
known as" slop-shop shoes;" being all custom
work, of superior workmanship, and warranted to
give perfect satisfaction
Ladies, who value beauty, comfort, and aeon
oiny, will consult their interest by giving me a
? all, and examine for themselves.
Just received a very large assortment ,of
Prayer Books and Bibles, in nil kind of bindings;
the best assortment, perhaps, to be found in the
Also, a large assortment of English Books in
History, Poetry, &c., and the best American edi
tions on the same subjects.
I turning Hints to Sportsmen, Notes on Sport
ng, and the Habits of the Game Birds and Wild
Fowl of America, by Elisha J. Lewis, M. D., with
numerous illustrations. For sale at
Jan. 4 Book Store, near Ninth street.
Indianola, Calhoun County, Ttxas.
Practices in the Courts of the Tenth Judicial
District; also in the Supreme and Federal Courts
at Austin and Galveston.
Hon. A. F. Butler, U. S. Senator, S. Carolina.
Hon. D. R. Atchison, U.S.Senator, Missouri,
tt. M. T. Hinner, U. S. Senator, Virginia.
James M. Mason, U. S. Senator, Virginia.
Gen. S. Cooper. Adj. Gen. U. S. A. Wn*h., D. C.
Thoinas Green, esq., Washington, D. C.
C. C. Jamison, Pres't Bank of Bait., Ball., Md.
Dec 6?tf
ber having determined to discontinue teach
ing school, offers for Lease or Rent the Rappa
hannock Academy, which he wishes to disposeot
for the next four >ears. There has been a school
at the place for forty years It is situated seven
teen miles below Fredericksburg, immediately on
the road between that place and Port Royal.
The locality can be surpassed by none for beauty
or healthfulness, is supplied with all necessary
buildings, which are in good repair and will ac
commodate seventy borders.
Teachers wishing to keep a boarding school,
will do well by calling to see the place before
bargaining elsewhere.
Address the subscriber at Port Royal. Caroline
county, Virginia.
tfjt/ \ KEW A HI).? l.ost mi Saturday even
ing, between 5th street and the Theatre,
or at the latter place, a small memorandum book,
containing $140 in SS's and S10 a of the Pstriotic
Bank chiefly,one Corporation $f>, inclusive. Ther?
were also some loose papers in the book of no
posMble use to any but the owner. If the same
has (alien into honest hands, 1 will give Fifty Dol
lars reward for the return thereof; if in the hands
of a thief, it is hoped be will return the book and
papers. W. HOWE,
372Penn. avenue, corner 0th street.
Dec 11 ?3t
Another and a very large supply of Warm
Under Shirts and Drawers this day opened, of the
best quality and at low and uniform prices, at
STEVENS'S Sales Room,
Nov 13?3tif Brown'* Hotel.
ri'llE Subscriber begs leave to inform his
1 friends snd the public, that he hs? opened a
a new store, No. 474, Pemi. Avenue, between
3d and I and a hall street, Pizgerald's Build
ing, two doors eaat ot the United States
Where be intends to keep constantly on hand a
Urge aud varied assortment of Foreign and
And Fin* Groceries,
Consisting of tine Teas, Sugar, Flour Soap,.
Olives, Raisins, Firs, Sardines, Anchovies, Otard,
Marrett 6c Co., Pinet & Co., and Coloitel Cha
bard'a Brandies, in case*, demijohns and casks ,
Old Jamaica Rum, Sherries, Madeira, Port of
various descriptions; St. Julien Claret, Cha
teaux Margaux, in casesj Champagne Cider,
Brandy Fruits, Reynolds' Kdinburg Ale, Anne
seite,Maraschino, Curacoa, Absy nth,Champagnes,
and a large and various description of Havanti
Also, Porter, Ale, and Cider.
Families are particularly requested to call and
examine the stock before purchasing elsewhere.
Members of Congress are also informed, that
their orders will be promptly attended to, and de
livered at their houses on the snortest notice.
A general assortment of Fine Havana Segars,
imported direct by the aubscriber, at Wholesale
and Retail.
Officers of the United States Navv can have
their Mess Stor? sput up at the short" Hnctice.
A general asat Trent of
tor? tu Washington are respectfully informed
that at TAYLOR ic MAURY'S Book and Sta
tiouery Store, near Niuih street, they will meet
?II their requirement*. Tbeir extensive stuck, to
addition to the following important worU?, com
prises every department of Literature, ? fiance,
and Art.
New booka received immediately ou publica
Weekly importation* from England.
Calhoun'* Work*, 6 vol*.
Jefferson's Work*, 9 vols.
Webster'* Works, 6 vol*., autograph edition.
Everett'a Oration* and Speeches, 2 vol*.
Clay'* Private Correspondence, 1 vol.
S S. Prentiss's Memoir*. 2 vol*.
Bancroft's History of the United States,6 vol*.
Statesman's Manual, 4 vols.
ilickey's Constitution, 1 vol
Jeflerson's Manual, 1 vol.
The Constitution of the United State*, 1 vol.
Elliot'* Debate* and Madison Papers, 5 vol*.
Marsh's Orator* and Statesmen, 1 vol
Story'* Works, 3 vol*.
Lives of Chief Justice* of the United States,
1 vol.
Lieber's Civil Liberty and Self Government,
2 vol*.
Wirt'* Life of Patrick Henry, 1 vol.
Kennedy's Life of Wirt, 2 vols.
Garland's Life of John Randolph, 1 vol.
Party Leader's, by Baldwin, 1 vol.
De Tocqueville'a Democracy in .America. 1
The Federalist, 1 vol.
Grunke'a Nature and Tendency of Free Insti
lutions, 1 vol.
Constitutional Text-Book, 1 vol.
Carey'* Past, Prrsent, and Future, 1 vol.
Seamati's Progress of Nations, 1 vol.
McElligott's American Debater. 1 vol
Future Wealth of America, 1 vol.
Smith's Wealth of Nations, 1 vol.
Every description of American, English, and
French stationery of the finest qualities, at the
lowest prices.
Visiting Cards engraved and printed with the
greatest promptitude.
Dec 8?dtf Near Ninth street.
JUVENILE BOOKS of amoral and religious
character, five hundred or six hundred different
kinds, beautifully illustrated.
100 portable Writing Desks, from &2 50 to $25;
together with every kind of Fancy Stationery,
which will be sold at less prices than they hava
ever before been sold at in this city.
The Prophets, or Morniorism Uuveiled, with
illustration*; price $1.
Just published and tor sale til
July 17 near 'Jth st
HIBBARD'S Wild Cherry Bittern la the
best Purifier of the Blood and the best anti
dote for Dyspepsia we have ever found. It is tho
best Strengthening Bitters for all who are debili
tated by sickness or whose nerves have been
shattered from excitement or overworking them
selves that can be found in any other purgative in
the world. It is perfectly harmless and gentle in
its nature, and when once used will be found
highly beneficial, especially to females. Try it
and become convinced; our word for it, you will
not regret it.
Prepared and sold by Hiubakd & Whkei.ee, 82
Spruce street, New York; and J Gihbs. comer ol
5th and E streets; A. Bassett, 206 D street; and
E. H. Werner, Pennsylvania avenue, Washing
ton, D. C.; and by dealers and druggists gener
ally. July 10?3m
T AW PAKTNERSH1P.?Supreme Court
I J of the United States.?ROBERT J. WALKER
and LOUIS JANIN have formed a copartnership
under the name of 44 Walker & J ah in," for the
argument of cases in the Supreme Cqpirt of the
United Stales, at Washington city, wflere both
will attend throughout the future sessions of that
court. They may be addressed at Washington,
New York, or New Orleans.
Jan 19?eo3m
Modern lakguagev-d. k. umux,
a native of France, teacner of Modern Lan
guages, especially French, Spanish, aud'lie/man*
Trmislations made with correctness and punctu
ality. Professor of Numesmaiics, for the <-.iaM?iti
cution and explanation of medals and coins.
Pennsylvania avenue, south side, between t?th
an I 7th streets, opposite Brown's Hotel.
Furnished Rooms to rent at that place.
Sep 21?dtf
.www Great Steamboat Work will
be ready on or about the 24th of October.
First Application of Steam.
Life of John Filch?Engraving of his first Boat.
Life of Robert Fullou?Engraving of his first
American l>oal on the Hud>on River.
Robert Fulton and Livingston's first Ohio River
Boat?Correct Likeness?Full Particulars.
Latrobe's First Boat.
First Sieubenville Boat.
First Explosion on the Western Waters; from
an Eye-Witne*s.
Maps of the Western Waters; Towns, Cities
and Distances laid down correc'lly.
List of Steamboat Explosions since 1812; Names
of Killed and Wounded; Ljst of Steamboats
now afloat.
Correct Views of Pittsburg, Wheeling, Cincin
nati. Louisville, St. Louis, and New Orleans, in
lb55; Sketch of each place; Population, Busi
ness, itc., ire
Fast Time of Boats on the Ohio and Mississippi
List of Steamboat Officers on the Western
The New Steamboat Law?With Comments
Life Boats.
Disasters on the Lakes ; Names of Lost, Killed,
and Wounded.
The High Water in lslO, 1?3^, la47.
List of Plantations on the Mississippi River.
Important United States Supreme Court Steam
boat Decision*.
Three hundred pages, with one hundred en
gravings, handsomely bound. By remitting Otin
Dollar, (post-paid,) you will receive a copy of the
above work.
Orders from the trade solicited, and agents
wanted in every town and cfty to canvas for the
Addrras J AS. T. LLOYD 3t Co.
Post Office Buildings, Cincinnati, O.
Oct 2tJan 1
A Weekly Journal Published at Wash
ington City.
rrHE undersigned propose to commence
I about the first of June next, in the City ol
Washington, the publication of ? weekly news
paper, to be called the Spectator, designed lor
general circulation among the people of the United
States. Its columns will contain a full digest ol
the news of the day, foreign and domestic; a
weekly review of finance and the markets; a
synopsis of the proceedings of Congress during
its session; tables of election returns; the impor
tant political action of State Legislatures, and of
party conventions; interesting miscellaneous and
scientific matter; articles on Agriculture, together
with original articles upon the leading topics of
the day. Much valuable information relative to
the operations of the Executive Departments, to
gether with a weekly list of new patents, will be
found in its columns. A large portion of its
space will be devoted to light literature, original,
and selected. Its location at the political centre
of the Union, will afford opportunites always to
procure the latest and most reliable information
on public affairs
lt-is the intention of the undersigned to make
the Spectator an acceptable visiter to ?very
house in the Union, and it will therefore nut as
sume on any occasion the po-uion of a partisan
paper, nor will it owe any allegiance to men ; ? ut
entertaining fixed and decided views on quist.tns
of political economy, and upon our system of gov
ernment. it will disseminate and promulgate them
as occasion may require?always keeping carefully
ii view the interests of the country, growing out
of foreign as well as domestic aff.nrs.
The Spectator will be printed in quarto form,
on good paper and new type; each number con
taming eight pages of matter, making one volume
anqually of 416 pages. Each volume will be ac
companied by a full and coinple index to its con
tents, thus making it a most valuable paper for
preservation and reference. It will be published
every Saturday morning, at $V per annum, payable
always in advance. No paper will be continued
beyond the time for which it is p?ul.
All subscriptions snd communications on busi
ness should l>e addressed to the undersigned at
Washington, D. C.
Washington Citt, April 13, 1S55.
| Charles Linton; with an Introduation snd
Appendix by N. P. Tallmadge. Published by the
Society for the Diffusion of Spiritual Knowledge.
New York, 1 large octavo volume, price SI jQ.
For sale at
TAYLOR & MAURY'S Bookstore.
May 5 near 9th str aev

xml | txt