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GOVERNMENT OF MISSISSIPPI! A. G. McNott, Governor till 1840. Bahrv VV. Benson, Secretnry ofStoio. A. B. Sacndebs, Auditor of Pub. Acc'ts. Jamf.3 Philups, State Treasurer. T. F. Collins, Attorney General. JUDICIARY. Judresef the Ili nh Court of Errors and Appeals. Wm. L. Sharkey, Daniel W. Wricht. and P. Riitulius R. Pray. Clerk Robert A. Patrick. The high court of errors and appeal las no jurisdiction, except what properly belongs to a court of errors and appeals; its sessions are liolden on tho nrst juon day of December and Junuary.at Jackson beinc virtually but one session per an num. s. Chancellor of the Stale Edward to tier. Clerk R. L. Dixon. Tho superior court of chancery has ju risdiction overall matters, pleas ana com olaints whatsoever, belonging to, or cog niznblo in a court of equity : it holds two sessions annually. CIRCUIT COURT. This court has oruimal lunsdtclion id civil cases, in which the sum in con trover v pxerrA 650. l or each of the 7 cir cuits a judge and attorney aro elected iiundrcnniullv. from Nov. 1833. 1st Judicial District, romposod cf the counties of Adams, Claiborne, Jefferson, Warren and WashingtonGeorge Coal ler, Judge. John D. Freeman, District Attorney. Sd Judicial District, composed of the counties of Ynzoo, Holmes, Carroll, Yule . busha, Choclaw and Tallahatchie D. O. Bhaltuck, Judge. B. F. Curuthers, Dis trict Attorney. 3i -Judicial District, composed of the counties of Wilkinson, Amite, Franklin, Pike, Marion, Lawrence and Hancock James Walker, Judge. C. C. Cage, Dis trict Attorney. 4th Judicial District, composed of the counties of Cop'iah, Simpson, Covington, Rmilh, Scott and Neshoba Buck ner Har ris, Judge. E. G. Peyton, District Attor ney. " bth Judicial District, composed of the counties of Jackson, Green, Perry, Way uc, Jones, Jasper, Clarke and Lauderdale Thomas S. Sterling, Judge. John Watts, District Attorney. 3.'A Judicial District, composed of the " counties of Lowndes, Kemper, Winston nnd Octibbeht , Judge. Henry S. Bennet, District Attorney. llh Judicial District, composed of the counties of Attain, Leake, Rankin, Madi son and Iliads C. K. Clifton, Judge. John II. Rollins, District Attorney. 8A Judicial District, composed of the counties of Coahoma, Bolivur, Marshall, Lafayette, Ponola, Do Solo nnd Tunica Frederick V. Hilling, Judge.' S. L. Isaacs, District Attorney, Oi't Judicial District, composed of the counties of Monroe, Chickasaw, Pontotoc, Tippah, rishemmgo, and Itawamba Ste phen Adams, Judge. Reuben Davis, Dis trict Attorney. Table, shnciiig the times of meeting of the Circuit Court in each county oj this clate. IOntchal Monday Court is held. Names of Count county scats Adams i, 3d in Apr. & Oct. Natchez, Liberty. Kosciusko. Carrolllon. Houston. Green tboro'. l'ort Gibson. Quitman. Gallatin. Williamsburjj. Hernando. Mcndville. ' Lcakcviile. Shioldsboro'. Amite, 2d do. do. Attala, Bolivar, Carroll, I ft do, do, 3d do. do. 2d aft 4th in Mar. and Sept. Chickasaw,Gtb after 4lh in April and October, Choctaw, 1st after 4th in April and October, Claiborne, 3rd in May &. Not. Clarke, 2d do." do, Copiah, 1st do. do. Coahoma, 2d in Apr. & Oct. Covington, 3d in May and Not; 1c Soto, 4th in Mnr. & Sept. Franklin, 1st in Apr. & Oct. Gjcen, 1st do. do. Han ock, 1st in Mar. &, Sept. Hindi, 2d after 4th in April and Oct. Holmes, 2d after 4th in March and Sent. Lexington. Itawamba, "ill after 4th in April and October, Fulton. Jackson, 4th in March &Sept. Jackson, C. 1 Jasper, 1st in May &. Nov. Paulding. Jefferson, 2d" in June Sl Dec. Faycjto. Jones, 4th in April & Oct. F-lIiavilht. Kemper, 3d Mar & 2d Nov. He Kalb. Lauderdale, 3d in May & Nor. Marion. Lawrence, 3d in March & Sept. Mbnticellc Leake, - d in April & Oct. Carthago. Lafayette, list alter 4Ui in April and Oct. Oxford. Lowndes, 2d in April & Oct. Columbus. Madison, 4th do. do. Canton. Marion, 2d in March Si Sepl. Columbia. Monroe, 4th in April & Sept. Athens. Marshall, 3d in March & Sept. Holly Spring Noaboba, 2d Juno & 3d Deo. Philadelphia. Newton, lei in Jan'y. & July, Decatur. Noxubee, 2d May & let Nov. Mucon. Octibbclia, 5th May & 4th Nov. Starkville. Perry, 3d in April &. Oct. Augusta. Pontotoc, 2d after 4lh in April and October. Tontotoc. Pike, 4th in March cV Sept. Holmesville. Ponola, 4th in April. Oct. Ponola. Rankin, 3d do. do. Brandon. Scott, 1st Juno & 2d Dec Scott C. II. ftmpson, 4th in May and Nov. Westvilli. gmith, 5th May & 1st Dec. Smith C. H. Tallahatchie, 3d in Mar. At Sept. TillatoWa. Tunica, lt in April and Oct. Tibpah, 2d in March AV Sept. Kiplcy. Tishcmingo, lt do. do. Jacinto Warren, 1st in May 4, Nov. Vicksburg. Wellington, 4th in Mar. A Sept. Princeton. Wavne, 2d in April & Oct. Winchetrr. Wilk.inaon.4th do. do. Woodville. Winston, 4th May & 3d Nov. Loniaville. Yalobutha, 4th in Mar. &. Sept. CorTeevil!.. Ttrto, ' 6t 4th in March and Rptmr, IVnton.' BANKS. . The Plantcri Bank, Natchez, capital ,94,000,000; James C. Wilkins, President) H. D. Mandeville, Cashier. It has seven branches: 1. In Manchester, E. E. Popo, b. J. Pinkcrton, cashier. 2. In Vicksburg, W. u. bharkey, pres ident; Robert Ridulo, cashier. 8. In Port Gibson, U. vcrtner, presi dent; William F. Goodin, cashier. 4. In Woodvillo,H.Connell,president; A. ll Fitltns. cashier. 6. In Monticello, A. Fox, president; J. S. Carson, cashier. " , 6. In Jackson, Joltn II. Morton, presi dent, W. C. Richards, Cashier. 7. In Columbus, A. Wier, president; W. B. Winston, enshier. The Agricultural Bank, NatchezAcapi tal, $2,000,000 Wrn. J. Minor, president; A. P. Merrill, cashier. . If has ono branch, at Pontotoc, in tho county ol the same name. Sumuel Watt, president; W. Good man, cashier. The Commercial Bank, Natchez, capital $2,000,000; Levin R. Marshal, president; Thomas II. Henderson, cashier. It has four branches. 1. In Canton, Win. L. Balfour, presi dent; E. F. Brusier, cashier. 2. In Brandon, J. Harris, president. 3. In Holmcsvilie, D. Cleaveland, pres ident. 4. In Shieldsborough, P. II. Poor, pres ident. Tho Rail Road Bank, Vicksburg, capi tal 4,000,000; J. M. Taylor, president; Thos. E. Robins, cashier. It has a branch at Vernon, which will soon go into opera tion. The Grand Gulf Hail Road and Bank ina Comcanv. cnnital ft2,000,000, J. P. Parker, president : J. Cullender, cashier. The Commercial Batik, at Rodney, enpi In) 8800,000; Thomas Freeland, president John Goodwin, jr. cnshicr. Tho Commercial Bank; Manchester M. B. Hamer, president; J. J. Hugos, cash ier. Tho Mississpi and Alabama Rail Road Company, Brandon; W. II. Shelton, Pres ident; Z. P. Wurdell, cashier. i The Lake W ashington and Veer Creek Rail Road and Banking Company, Prince- ton; Z. K. rulton, president; u w. Mun- caster, cashier. IFSURANCE COMPANIES, Natchez Insurance Company, capital .$500,000; Chas. A. Lacoste, president; Lemuel Pitcher, secretary. Protection Insurance Company, Natchez; T. Henderson, president; J. Beaumont, secretary. Grand Uuij Insurance Company, capital 500,000 W. E. Muir, president; Louis Cronly, secretary. COLLEGES. ' Jefferson College, ut Washington, Mi., founded in 1802; C. L. Dubuisson, A. M. president and professor of moral sciences; C. G. Forshey, professor of nia'hemntics and civil engineering; J. J. Wyche, A. M. professor of languages; Jacob A. Hoosen, A. B. principal of preparatory school. It is richly endowed and doing pretty well. OMand College, Oukland, Mi., Rev, Jeremiah Chamberlain, D. D. president; John Chamberlain, professor of mathe matics; professor of lan- inincos: Edward Pnyson, principal of the preparatory department; Avcrell, teacher of the English school. Mississippi College, at Clinton b. IN, Elliott, A. M. president nnd professor of nicntnl and moral science, &c.; J.. Max well, A. B. professor of lancunges and lit crature; u. M. r.iliott, prolussorol mathe matics and natural science., remale De partment. Henry Strong, Sen'r. principal, teacher of ancient langjugi-s, &c.; Geo. I , Strong, jr. principal teacher of mathemat ics, moral science and vocal music; Mrs. Sarah K. P. Falcs, associate principal, teacher of nut ural science and polite liter uturc; Jliss M. P. Pales, assist mil teacher of natural science, and teacher of oma mental bruuehes; Jliss M. II. Fales, teach eroll'rench nnd instrumcnmi music. ilVs. II. Strong, teacher in the piimar department. The following table shows the times of holdinc elections, the seats of covcrment and tho stated periods for the meeting of tho Legislatures, of the several States in the Union; States. Time of holding Elections. Maine, 2d Monday in September. N, Hampshire, Vu I uendaj in march. Vermont, 1st Tuesday in September. Massachusetts, 2d Monday in November, . . t.i. i J Governor and Senators in April, Rhode Island f ReprcMnUtive in ApI. & a Wonncoticct, 1st Monday in April. Vw Vnrk I Ut MoDd!iy Tuesday, & Wed ' nesday in November. New Jersey, 2d Tuesday in October. Pennsylvania, " " " Delaware, " ' in November. Maryland, 1st Monday in October. Virginia, 3d Tuosday in April. North Carolina, In July and August. South Carolina, W Monday in October. Georgia, 1st Alabama, 1st " in August. Mississippi, 1st " in November. Louisiana, 1st ' in July. Tennessee, lt Thursday in August. Kentucky, 1st Monday in August. Ohio, 2d Tuesday in October. Indiana, lt Monday in August. Illinois, ' 1st Mleauri, 1st Michigan, lat " in November, Arkan, lt " States, KoatiofGov. Tiinof met'g. of Leg Main. Aii2Uta, 1st edn-isriay in Jan ft. II Concord, lt ' Jun, 2d Thursday in Oct. lat Wednesday in Jan. 1st " May, July. Last " Oct., Jan. 1st " in May. 1st Tuesday in Jan. 4th Oct. 1st " Dee. 1st Thura. in Jan., bien. last Monday in Dec. v 11..... ....4 nii Lonn. ) v, .I.. N. York, Albany, N. Jersey, 1 ronton, Penn. Ilarrisburg, Delaware, Dover, Md. Annapolis, Virginia. Richmond. lat N. C. Raleieh. 2d Novem. 8. C. Columbia, 4th Georgia, Millcdgeville, 1st Alabama, iuscaiooaa, ' October. Nov., bien January. Miia. Jackson, - na Louisiana, Ncw-Orlcana, 1st Tenn. Nanhville, 3d Sent., bien Kv. Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Frankfort, Columbus, Indianopolia, Vandalia, last day December, lat Monday in Dec. 1st "oienn 1st 'Wrnn Mo. Jefferson City Michigan. Detroit, lt " . January, 1st - "J ' Ark. Little Rock, 83- Golconcfa Place, 8 FOR SALE. HIS Plantation is situated on Wells' Creek, Franklin county, 20 mild I miles from Natchez, and within a mile ol ihe main Liberty road leading to Natchez, via. Prospect Hill; containing 550 aero, of valuable land, the improvements con gist of 130 acres cleared and iu a high stats of cultivation, a first rate gin and mill of two years standing, a comfortable dwe'Jing and out-houses, together with a convenient well of excellent water. This place will he sold on a credit of 1, 2, 3 & 4 years: those desirous of purchasing a plantation would do well to call and ex amine the premises. For terms apply to Thos. J. Grafton, on the premises, to Jno. C. Fleming, Prospect Hill, Adams county, or to Philip O. Hughes, Fayette, Jefferson county. Golconda, Mav 5. 13 tf JYcw and Cheap Store. W.D.S111UI1& Co. TTMBRACE this opnertunity of infor- tpj ming the citizens of Amite county, that they are opening a good t fortment of Ml &D(DIDa In the town of Liberty, which they offer to a generous public, hoping to share a part of their patronage. They now occupy the store on the north side of the public square, formerly occupied by Messrs.Don- nella &. Kudo, Ladies and gentlemen, you are invited t call and examine for yourselves, their terms are as usual, only a liberal discount made for cash. April 21. ' 11-tf Feliciana Hotel, JACKSOX,' h HIS establishment is now opened for the accommodation of the public, under the superintendence of the undersigned. The house has been completely and handsomely fur nished, and every effort has been made to render the accomodations agreeable and satisfactory to travellers, visitors and boarders. Extensive stables arc attached un der the chartrc of an attentive ostler. And every facility for the satisfactory management of this department is pro vided. Tire table will be uniformly furnish ed with the best supplies of the mark et: and no pains snared to make the bar perfectly acceptable. ISalls, and parties of pleasure may be entertained on the shortest notice. The establishment has been purcha sed'and is entirely under the control ot the present proprietor, whose best ex ertions are tendered to build up the credit of the house, nnd make it in ev ery rcpeet, worthy the patronage of a liberal and generous community. A. S TUiN E. Jackson, July 14, IS38. 23-tf. Mississippi Hotel, STATE STREETS NATCHEZ. f nIIERE is an iinpretion abroad, it ap- ia pears, that my house is not in a con dition to entertain customers. Probably the loss of a part of my house by the late fire, has caused this mistake. My loss was considerable ; but J can still accommodate as many as any public house in the city. Gentlemen travelling with their families, will find good rooms in a retired part of the House. WILLIAM PARKER. Natchez, Jan. 5, 1838 1-tf Tailoring. William Rice WOULD most respectfully inform the citizens of Liberty, and Amite county generally, that he intends earn ing on tho TAILORING In oil Its various branches he may at all times be found at M 'Dowel Ps old stand, up stairs, where he has located himself. , N. B. Military coats made to ord'sr, in the best manner and latest stylo all cut ting out of garments attended to, and warranted to fit, if w ell MnoVup. W. R. oun, sfMf Vermont, MontpcUor, Mass. Iioston, . 1 Providence, -K- 1. i v., New &oods. Bacon & lU'Knight AVE Just received and opened a large supply of Merchandize, con sifting of . . v . - Calicoes, Domestics, FANCY GOODS, CuttlcnjiCrockcrtj, Sad dlcnj, Sfc. c. Farmers can ba accommodated in the ar ticles of Hoes, Axes, Trace Chains, Hames Horse Collars, &e. They respectlully in vite their friends .and customers to call and examine their stock. March 10. ' 5-tf Meadvillc Hotel. fTVIIS VCT7 'arge commodious and jLl convenient house has been lately fitted up for, and is now open to accommodate travellers, and others who may call. The things appertain ing to the TABLE will be of the best got up in the best style; the BAR wil be at all times stored with a variety of the best liquors m a word, nothing will be wanting on the part of the un dersiffned,to render comfort to all who may favor him with their patronage 1 he o 1 ABLLo belonging to the Mead ville Hotel, are commodious, and the enclosures good plenty of provender provided, and good care taken of hor ses. A share of the public patronage is solicited, and we believe will be given, and merited by SMITH BOYD. April 14. 10-tf. liibertyMoteL THIS old and well known stand, for merly kept by Mr. Whitney, has been re-purchased by him and Mr. Ander son, in future it will be kept by them, un der the direction of the former, who will devote his undivided attention to it, ren dering it in all respects, w hat it should be, a comfortable retreat tor all. His ex perience in a public lino is well known it enables him to say without fear of dis appointment, to all, you will be as comfor tably entertained in the JLiberty Hotel as you can be any where. Horses will be carefully attended to. We have comodi- ous stables where wo can accommodate droves and others who may call, with eve ry thing in that line plenty ot provender. As for our table, beds and other things appertaining to the Hotel, we say they are good, but do not take our word for it, come and try and judge tor yourselves. , And then, our LIQUORS too, try and you'll wear, Their better you've not met with any where; We have CIDER, delicious CIDER, here, Rich to the taste, and as the amber, clear; WINE too we have, of all the better sort, MADEIRA, CLARET, TENERIFFE, and PORT. We've high proof SPIRITS, GIN and BRAN DT rich; And WHISKEY, old MONONGAHELA and PEACH. Of thos. men need not apeak, for we defy them To tell bow good they are before they try them. 1 he undersigned have also lately pur chased the stand known as MMJowelrs Tavern, in adding this spacious house, yard, stables, etc., to their other accom modations, they can say their means nre more ample than any before ever could boast of in Liberty, for the reception oi customers and the public, owing to this arrangement, they are able also to- ac commodate many boarders, in addition to the number they are now accommodating 1 hey say to the public, wa solicit your patronage. M. M. WHITNEY, J. C. ANDERSON. Feb. 10, 1838 1-tf Rooms to Rent. THE undersigned will rent on reason able terms, a number of rooms, one of which is suitable for a store room, some for family rooms and several for lodging and other purposes. . rcrsons wishing to see them and to ascertain the terms, Ax. , can do so by calling on Whitney or Ander son, at the Liberty Hotel. M. M. WHITNEY, J. C. ANDERSON. Feb 24, 1838 3-tf II. L. TOUSLE V, Attorney and Councellor at Law. WILL practice in the several courts of Amite, and the adjacent coun ties. Office in tho lower apart ment of the jail, occupied by the Sheriff. May 12. , 14-tf JOB FIUNTIiQ OF EVERY DESCRIPTION NEAT LY AND EXPEDITIOUSLY EXECUTED At this Office. Natchez Female ACADEMY. milHS Institution, under the. superi iL tendcnceorW. il. BRUNElt and LADY, hof been m operation smcu -uuc last ; arid o account of tho liberal potroii at s 'which 'is now extended to it, we aro encouraged to believe that wo will be en abled to give as thorough a course of edu cation as can be obtained in any of the Northorntities. o '' We deem it entirely unnecessary to en umerate, as is the custom, tho whole course of study to be pursued in the institution; and polished education to all who are cn- ' . . .-. .I .1. i' trusted to our care a suiuciont iengiu time. . ' . We will also accommodate in our own family a limited number of young ladies, who will receive every attention and com fort incident to board. Terms of Tuition per Quarter. Those learning to read, $ 9 00 it I'.nglish branches, zu uu French, ' 15 00 Ornamental work, 10 00 Piano, 30 00 Guitar. 25 00 it ii . ii it The Latin and Greek will be taught If requested. Natchez, Dec. 23, 1838 1-tf Large Maps of MISSISSIPPI AND ALABAMA, HOWING the public and Indian lands, Indian Reservations, Lund Districts, Townships, Streams, &c., engraved for the government surveys and plats in the General Land Office, Washington Ci ty j by E. Gilmah, Draughtsman in the General Land Office. F. TAYLOR, Bookseller, Washington City, has published (and secured the copy right according to law,) tho above maps, which will be found infinitely more com-. plete and accurate than any heretofore pub lishcd. I hey ere publishes cn separate sheets, each containing neartysix square feet, and will be found useful and valuable to those interested in the lands of eit!ier state, as they show every item of informa tion which is in tho possession of the land offices, relative to water courses, township lines, Indian lands and reservations, land districts, &c., and will bo found perfectly accurate and precise in these points. They can be sent by mail to any part of the United Mates, subject only to single letter postage. Price two dollars, or three copies of either will be sent by mail for five dollars- A liberal discount will be made to travelling agents, or to any who buy to sell again. - " fy-Editors of Newspapers, any w here, who will give the above advertisement(in cluding this notice) one or two insertions, shall receive by return mail a copy of each map, if they will send a copy of the paper containing it to tho advertiser. Aug. 17, 1837. 7- PROSPECTUS OK A PAPEH TO UK ENTITEEO TnK I'iney Woods Planter, . And Amite Uuion Literary Reflector. Devoted to Literature, Politics, Science, Agiiculture, Education, General Intel ligence, die. &c. THE success that hi attended almost every effort of a literary, liberal, and useful ten dency in this community , has IccHo preparations for publishing a paper in Liberty, Amite county, to be as far aa the publishers are able, adapted to tue wants ana interests ot ihe people. The detailed the faithful history of the past, aa reflected by human nature, is the telescope through which we purpose toview the future ; then tore it is our intention, and will be our du ty and aa auch, our pleasure also, to furnish such authentic historical articles as will be a tource of profitable and pleasing information to sne reaacra oi tne t lanter. All we know, or can know of the mysterious future, is and must be derived from tho past. The same or similar cau ses produce tho sumoor similer effects: as human nature is still tho same, the past wil be our data. History, when we consult its pages, tells us that thore are but two great political parties of th world those that are for a government of the people, and those who wish a government over the people: a government of the many, and a government of the few, freedom or bondage Man's capacity for eelf governmcn lhad been doubted until the experiment in America was fairly, Beverly tried. The batteries of disannoint ed and n stf is ambition ; tho most poworful agi tators, both of men and nations, were directed against those who labored for its success. Wash ington'a administration had opposition JefTcr- on was cauea a Knave and fool, and his admini stration denounced as weak and womb than weak: .ubveraive of liberty and the riehta of 1 A .. . wan. By wuoini cy inose wno were for a go vernment over the people, minority rule, ordis- app.mi.ea smomonisis, wno, likeUataline, would sacrifice their oountry to the love of power. Xf ith these facts before as, can it be reasonably expected that the present administration should pass without opposition? Many have said that the late, as well as th present administration, would not answer; most of whom have neither time nor inclination to in vestigate the truth of this being engaged in hunting proof to show that they were rmht in making the prediction , Uutfl the inventive powersof the human mind shall contrive some way by which every aspirant to office can have the one he wants, opposition mayj be xpecte1, Union ni education, ren dered effective by a free press in America, have enabled th. people as a nation, to not only crush foreign tyranny, but to eunoort themnn. . rgainst internal factions, not less inimical to their peaee and prosperity. Union gave harmony to feeling; responae to aontiment; and sameness to action. Education rave the rirhi the combined energies, and taught the people to know and value their rights the blessings of , B.v,. i,,o press was tne com luctor by which an equilibrium was p.-oduoed rfd mhrtah. tjrwnrb til t. pOt P Thea lein our vlewa roenee ina- lha I the inquiry naturally paoscnta Itself. How an i ne to irasinu la posterity, ur sren aecure to on selves, the rights and privilege, we enjoy ? Tlik w. think, can be effected only by continuing general to pursue paat policy, rejecting the ntt and as we believe danirorous apeculationi of ui onary theories and political Infidels. . "1 Ins paper will act in concert with the demo, cracy of the republic -. Iu doing ao, the publish. era will have necessarily to differ in opinion wit, those who oppose it.- This tho v will do fosrl ly, yet candidly i expecting that liberality tna -moor inrjr ore nuiiiig iu biiow to oiners. A primary object ol luo I'lmter ia to fumiih to th friends and supporters of the present ad. ministration and others, a paper in which thr can sco reflected without dintarlitm or inceriiw tho passing real scenes of lii'o; embracing tit most interesting topics pf the day. With a view to render the PLANTER wortb of patronage, and interesting to all classes, i will select from the stores of human knnwledp that only which ia useful and ornamental; details of the historian the results of the experimental ist and the effusions of the novelist and poet Facts will be stated, and calculations on probt bilitica made, so that the events of yesterday may become the subjects of reflection to day, irk the lever of to-morrow . TERMS. 1 The PINF.Y WOODS PLANTER and Am Union Litesasv RerLicToa will be publinhod weekly on a super-royal sheet, printed on fint paper, and delivered to subscribers at FIVE DOLLARS per annum in advance, or SIX D0L- LAIIS at tho expiration or tho year. All pav ments made in the first three months will l considered as in advance. , JOHN TOTIIILL, A. H. HALL, Publishers and Editor! Lukstv, Feb. in, le.tH. -r "PROSTCTDS FO TUB South Western Journal, A MAGAZINE OF i SCIENCE, LITERATURE AND Mia i CELLANY. ! ri'BLISUEn SEMI-MONTH LT ry the Jefferson College and Washingtot Lyceum. , The extensive and prowinsr interest ol the South-West, its moral and social in Lrovcmcntt nn jtg increasing literary an scientific demands, have awakened atten tion to the fact that in this highly inipor tnnt portion of our country there is no jour nnl or paper so exclusively devoted to lit , crat ire and science, advocating the doc trine of no party. ' Feeling the necessity of such a paper, the Jefferson College and Washington Ly ceum have commenced the p'lldicntion of a periodical rntit!eil"TIIE SOUTH-WES. f TERN JOURNAL," to be devoted to lit- J erature and science, nnd all subjects inter cstiiig to the general reader. M It is published semi-monthly, in the city ot INatchcz, nnd contains sixteen small quarto pages, similar in form to the "Pea ny Magazine," and is protected by a gooo1 envelope, so that it may be conveyed to anv distance without ini'irw It will be remembered that we have nf work in the South-West similar to this and every one who feels a pride in any en terpriso calculated to enhance the social and moral character of our country, shouli) r come lorwara anu assist in ims wormy enterprise.- ! Pecuniary emoluments constitutes no part of the object of this publication. It is not intended to benefit any individual or the Lyceum in a pecuniary point of view. The sole object is to advancej knowledge and diffuse a taste for the refined enjoyments of Literature and Science. ' Nothing is now wanting to the acconv pigment of the wishes of the Lyceum but tho patronage of the community; and it if expected that this patronage will be prompt ly and cheerfully extended. ? Ail communications in reference to the periodical should be addressed, post paid, tO FrrflRSOr .T. A. V Ili-il-arn lUa Sinn nf the Lyceum, Natchez, Mi. The subscript tion price $5, in all cases in advance. ' The first number of this paper is dated Dec. 15, 1837, and it will be continued s mi-monthly from that date. I u. v. ii. ruituiis, v J. S. B. THATCHER, C. G. EORSHEY, S. C. MERWfN, ( J. A. VAN IIOESEN. C Executive Committee of the Jeffcrsof College and Washington Lyceum. ftF every description will be attended Hy to by tho undersigned; he Will at4 tend to calls from those who may; call on him, at their plantations or mills a line addressed to him to SHver Creek P. O., will bo attended to, or he can b seen, when not absent on business, at hi residence, near that place, where hfl car ries on the abovo business. JESSE- OTT. . July 7. 22-tf Notice.:" A LL those who aro indebted to tW Post Office at this place, are r quested to make immediate pay mcnt. This must bo particularly attend ed to; otherwise I will have to curtail m indulgence, ond adopt the rule of other of fices cash on delivery-no credit in fuj turo to those who aro not punctual. P. B.. VAN NORMAN, r. x. Liberty, July 21. ... Sl-tf .