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hi same papers a method of preventing them from
' tting into dishes of victuals, by placing tile dish on an inverted wineglass. But a tnend has communicated a more safe and practical method —that of simply laying a baize cloth on a table, and placing the dish or dishes containing the meats, &c. thereon. Ants cannot travel over this kind ol cloth. —Newport Hcpul/lican. 10 of Yellow Fever at Charleston and New Or leans. —Wc have the unpleasant intelligence, that the Yellow Fever has not only re-appeared in New Orleans, but has broken out in Charles t „n. Several deaths occurred in New Orleans about the middle of July, the very worst season of the year; and the Charleston Mercury of the jlthinst. reports that three new cases of yellow lever have occurred in the neighborhood of F.lliot strcct, in that city.—The Mercury adds, that «1 physicians have advised strangers to remove instantly from town; at least until the nature of the apprehended, disease may be fully dcvc 1 The Board ofllealth at Charleston, outlie 16th inst, reported one new case of yellow fever, a seaman from the brig Enterprise; and on the 17th, one in Bedon'» Alley, one in Church-street, and two on East Bay. From the Detroit Gazette of Aug. 13. A BLOODY BATTLE. A letter from Green Bay dated July 31, savs _" I have only the following news to âvfite: _Two soldiers, Clark and Wilson de sorted from this post a few days ago, armed w ith 4 muskets, ike. They were pursued by the Indians, ( who are generally employed to bring hack deserters) and were overtaken. The soldiers were determined not to be ta ken, and when the Indians came within musket shot distance the action commenced, and lasted for some time. The following is the result— Soldiers killed, 2 Indians do 4 6 ." Total INOCULATION OF PEACH TREES. Till the middle of September is the proper season for inoculating peach, apricot, and nectarine trees,although much has been writ ten on this subject, and many different modes of operation recommended, but whi -h have been dictated by ignorance, or its equivalent, inexperience, and from which the public has been able to derive but little advantage. The truth is, nothing hut experience can afford advantageous knowledge in the art of propa gating trees. The following are, however, important Cutting twigs of the same sca son's growth ; taking oil' the leaves imme diatély ; selecting those buds which are full and strong within the bark : deprive the tree, it it be small, of every limb ; choose a smooth part nearer or further from the ground, nc cording to the lateness of the season, as the sap will first cease to flow at the top ; make an incision in the bark in form of a T ; open it with the point of your knife ; insert a bud ' with the bark, deprived of all the wood, and tie it with a broad ligature, which should be suffered to remain upon the wound until tho roughly heated ; suffer no suckers to grow, and,early the next spring,head down the trees at the bud, and it will soon heal over. Method to prevent Ship Sinking —There is a mctli. oil to mak.- it ulmos' imposible to sink ships, which was known to the ancients, anil is now employed by I he Chinese The hold is divided into numb, rs of compartments. so that if the ships springs aleak, or should her sides be stove in several places at once, those cnmnartmenis which are ailjoinedH" the leaks, wi'l fill with water, ami the vessel will kccpaflo.it. This method is suscpptiMe of improve men s, ami seems particularly applicable to ships if war. the extent of whose stores and manner of stowage are known before band, and are not sub jeet to be. shifted about like'he cargoes of mer chant vessels — Mechanic's Magazine. ; A Jury of Inquest was held on the 21 inst. by Coroner Pendleton, on anew born infant, found wrapped in a blanket, and placed in a back alley near the foot bridge that crosses I to tiic market. Verdict of the Jury, " that ! it came to its heath fron the inattention of its 1 mother, or from cause that the Jury could not ! obtain by evidence." Balt. Amer, i - I Extract of a letter from Maj. Thomas Biddle j of the U. S. Army, to the Paymaster Gen , , ,, oral, dated Prairie du Chien, July 14, i 8 04 "Three days ago, in descending to this place on the Eastern Shore of Luke Pepin, f fell upon the camp of four white men, who I found killed and scalped, by, I think, the Chippaway Indians. I had passed the place where they were killed, two days before—the same number of us in com panv. The wars between the Sioux, Chippaways, and Sacs and Fox nations, are carried on now with great fierceness. N either nation wish to lie hostileto the whites ; hut the ungovernable passions of the war parties infesting this river will. I fear, rei 'er the communication unsafe for small parties." Carlisle, (Pa.) August 12. A female who professes to cure all manner of disease to which the human frame is liable, has recently made her appearance in Perry country. 1 lie I- orrester states that in one case she restored a person to prefect health, who had for many years be- n obliged to sup port himself on crutches. She had also ef l'ected the cure of aggravated cancers in the breast. She speaks the languages fluently, a good chemist, and prepares her medici nes from herbs, being very careful to conceal the process. No person lias been able to oh tain from her any account of herself, who she is, or from whence she came. Fxtract of a letter from Point Cruft re, to a gentleman 'in New Orleans. The testament of Mr. Julien Poydras who died here, has just been opened. It appears that that gooi!, that excellent man made the following leg aeies:— For a college at Point Coupee, 20,u00 dollars. . r ° r marriage portions to poor girls of said par ish, $30,000. Io each of his god sons and god daughters p ' . ,•* • l e.i Â'KS"aÂÏ' To the charitv liosnital of New Orleans his house on Leveef between 8. Louis and Couth streets, and his house in Bourbon street. . To the Povdras female asylum,- all his houses m I'oydras street, and on the Batture. To Miss Gallatin,$10.000. To his testamentary executors, who are Messra. Gui Richard and Beauduc, 25,000 dollars. The remainder of liis fortune goes to his family." Melancholy occurrence .—A man, a car pcutcr.by the name ofAVm.DcvoCjOnThurs* i , " " day afternoon of last week, threw himself from the top of the cliff at Mount Ida falls, near Troy. It seems that in the morning, instead of going to work lie put on his best apparel and went out. Somewhere between 10 and 11 o'clock, some boys discovering a hat and coat on the cliff, were induced to ex amine further, and found the bruised and broken man at the bottom of the precipice, there about 60 or 70 feet high. The boys gave the alarm, and the miserable man was brought in, life yet lingering in his shattered frame: this was about 12o'clock. At about one he expired, after having suffered great pain. He came from Long Island, where lie left his wife and three children. It is supposed that he threw himself from the rock in a fit of insanity produced by intoxication. Troy Sentinel. cd, ing " THE WXLSXXNCTONZAN, AMI DELAWARE REGISTER. Thursday September, 2d, 1824. 9, al \Yc were fearful that our distinguished visiter La Fayette as lie passed through our Borough would not lie received with the eclat he has met with in our sister states. But it is a satisfaction now to reflect as we follow him in his march and hear the wel kin ring with the hearty gratulations of a j grateful people, it will shortly be our satis- i faction to welcome the hero to " the land | that gave Liberty birth." Wc do not expect that much show or dis play will be made by our citizens—these do not chord with tlieir principles—but where is the bosom that will not heave, or where is j i tlic heart that will not beat with gratitude, while the hand grasps that of our country's benefactor. La Fayette will meet with as hearty a welcome as though he were escort ed by thousands of troops. Apartments, wc understand, are about to be fitted up at Wolf's Hotel, (the same house in which he held his Head Quarters previous rs at of k to the Buttle of Brandy wine,) for his rccep tion, and we should be pleased if the decora ting would be entrusted to the taste and I " , . . . , : judgement of our patriotic Ladies, whom we are satisfied will do justice to the underta king. By the arrival of the British ship Zephyr at New York, London dates to the 17th July, have been received, formation is furnished by this arrival, save that of the death of the King of the Sand wich Islands, who made his earthly exit on tiic 10th of July. Before his dissolution he made it his earnest request that his remains, together with those of his late beloved queen, should be removed to his native Isle. There appears to lie a singular fatality at tending several conspicuous foreigners who have visited England this summer. Secilian Dwarf, who was so remarkable for her Liliputian stature, was but a short time in the country before she died ; next was the Chinese Lady, so celebrated for her beauty, who died a few days after, then the Queen ot the Sandwich Islands, and now his Majesty tiic King. The cause of their deaths must lie owing to the very great change of climate. No very important in The I seems to be in everyone's mouth, and no ! t i,; ng j s tobe seen or read of, but the bril 1 ,. reception w Uich this distinguished ! 1 . . . ... i national guest is receiving m his progress The name of the venerable La Fayette Indeed, so cntliusias I through our country. j t ; c arc rae n, women, and children, that they think there is a peculiar virtue in the name, . . , , .. . r ,. and it is attached even to articles of ordinary use ; consequently, Pies, Puddings and larts, Boots, Hats and Pantalets, are alike Uonor j ed with the name of La Fayette : the ladies too arc partial to the name, and some say, have applied it to tlieir Corsetts; though this we do not believe, for we think the fair would have more reverence and regard for the General than to intimate a suspicion that lie used these perfidious machines, to associate it with his name. The following paragraphs will perhaps be read with pleasure, and it may not be amiss to call them or even I.A FAYETTE ANECDOTES. A gentleman travelling north, relates the following in a letter to a friend. Feeling a little disposed to joke with an old I l lu ly at one of the turnpike gates, I remark ! ed—"Well, madam, I suppose veu are very glad General La Fayette has come, as you mus t have made oceans of money to-day at the gate ?"_The old lady felt indignant at the remark. "Sir," she replied, "you must know tluit the General and his friend's go through this gate free of toll; and I should like to have him pass a thousand times!" " O ho,then yourgalcsarcfreenow?"" Yes,''re plied the Connecticut dame, without a mo meat's hesitation, " for such men as La Fay" ette, but not for those who come solar behind him." This last remark quickly In ought a York shilling out of my pocket lor toll, and you may well suppose, I hastened to get out of hcr|sight and the range ot her wit. ^ p ltt ] e Yankee urchin on the road, n ,lining with all his might to reach the next village in hopes of seeing the General, st cd :l „d e „ U uired of me if ttie Mar kiss La Favcttc was goingtodine there. Feeling .mo? that General La F ayettt earned his dinner hihispocket ancUhatitwasbreadandclieesm The little fellow s eyes v. el cas big as <tUige knothole—"Ay! said he, h" going to dine on bread and cheese ncitnci we can give him something in our state Det der than bread and cheese—I guess, / know. '^pKnd on he pushed at liis utmost speed. When Genera La Fayette was receiving the congratulations of his fellowcitizens, with his peculiar liberality, a youth approached him and taking b-im by the hand, he cxciaim vho "Sir nvy father and my mother have I taught me from my childhood to lisp your name with reverence and affection." The General much affected, clasped him in his arms, and said, "O yes you are all my chil jj—,, » , . , As an instance of the kindly feelings which prevailed on I uesday last, it may not be un worthy of remark that the Deputy Sheriffs at kept their offices, and participated in the hilarity of the occasion. One of them placed upon his door the following dis tich :— " Arrests in civil suits, postpon'd— to-day ; " Sacred to freedom and to freedom's friend." cd, On Tuesday, Mr. Ebenezer Claugh, pre sented to General LA FAYETTE, a Wal king Cane, on which was en graved the follow ing inscription :— City of Boston , August 24, 1824. Presented to General La Fayette, by a full blooded Yankee, as a token of respect for ser vices rendered America, in her struggle for " Independence." Brilliant but premature illumination .— Bv the steam beat United States, which left New Haven at 1 o,clock and arrived here at 9, we learn that that city was brilliantly illuminated last evening in complinent to La Fayette, who, however, had not arrived there, " till night's candles were burnt out" and after the'steam boat's departure, are happy to learn, however, in profession al phrase, that three guns, the appointed signal of his arrival, were heard distinctly on board the steam boat as she left the har Wc a j i | )or _ is CROPS.—A gentleman who has returned to j the city of New-York from a tour through that i state, lind who lias particularly visited almost ev ery Wheat County, and taken considerable pains to" obtain the best information respecting the crops, states the wheat crop to have been se ed without any injury whatever. The quantity , is perhaps larger than on any previous year, and tiic quality this season lias never been sur passed by that of any other year. The crop of Oats has been got in without injury, and is also uncommonly fine. The crops of grass west of Albany are unusually heavy, and have been got -der. The appearance of the corn vur to k : » in in fine crop is unfavorable from the backwardness of the Spring together with the wet season ; it is suallv small, and it is feared that, the remainder of the season be favorable, it is too I advanced torthc ear to fill, and the hopes of : the ful-mer to be realized, n should Remarkable Escape. —We seldom have had to notice a more remarkakle circum stance than the following extraordinary es cape from destruction. A daughter of Mr. J. i). Beaumont of Maidstone, being on a vis it at Folkestone, attempted, on Saturday se'nnight, to conduct a young acquaintance down the cliff by a very narrow path near the church, were tiic descent is almost per pendicular. She had not proceeded more than three or four steps, when lier head be coming giddy, she pitched forward and roll ed to the edge of a declivity, from whence she bounded to a smalll projection nearly 50 feet below ; from this spot she rolled onward with increasing velocity till she reached the foot of the cliff', a fall of nearly 150 feet, and here she was picked up covered with blood, though not a bone broken ! Mr. Beaumont was walking with his daughter at the top of the cliff', anil witnessed the commencement of this appaling scene ; but liis daughter dis appeared in an instant, and in an agony of mind not t» he described, lie hurried by a circuitous path to the bottom, expecting to see his child dashed to pieces, hut to his un speakable happiness he saw her taken up a live by a gentleman wild happened to lie near the spot, by whose kind attention she was conveyed to a place of safety, where madical aid was immediately procured, and although many severe bruises were occasion ed by this frightful fall, yet wc arc happy to state that the young lady is now perfectly recovered, remaining a monument of the interposition of Providence. Kent Herald. 7 'he Cause of Freedom throughout the World. We are glad to learn, that Charles G. Haines, Esq. of this city, lias presented to a dill inguished citizen ot the Republic of Colom bia, a work in MS. of some three or four hundred pages, entitled, " Notes on the Theory of the Political and Civil Institutions of the United States." It is said to be w rit ten in a popular style, and presenting the most plain and simple view of the General and State Government, and their concurrent operation on the genius and resources of the same people. Such a book is much wanted in South America and in Europe. It will be published in Spanish, and no doubt be widely circulated.— N. Y. Com. Advertiser. The following beautiful effusion has not been, and we will venture to say, will not be, •passed by any thing written on subjects connected with the "National Guest." I he initial signature, if it did not contain internal evidence sufficient for the establishment of the fact, would seem to indicate, that it is from the pen ofS elleck Osborn. Balt. Patriot. From the Baltimore Morning Chronicle. LA FAYLTTK. In the Tent of Washington. SU1 .house, that shelter'd the form I will rest in the Of my hero, my friend, and his country s pre server— That guarded his care stricken head from the storm— . , That caught the warm sighs of the patriot s fer vor. woof, I will count, by the threads that I find in it The thorbs, in his head and his heart that were beating, While his thoughts were, when midnight en shrouded its roof, Retrieving defeat, of a victory greeting. I will sleep in the home of the soldier ami view, Iti my dreams, his achievements, uneqiiull d in story; , , „ My visions the hopes of my youth sluilt renew, Till I wake to the real fruition of glory. O. the New York Gazelle, of yesterday DEATH OF ITU RBIDF.—VYc learn from Capt. Auston, of the brig Catharine, arrived yestorday from Alvarado, that the ex-limperor Iturbiile, ar rived at port Miu-eno, on the 16th July, in an Eng lish brig from London, where he was taken by the Captain General of St. Andern, and brought before the Congress of that place. After under going a trial, he was found guilty and sentenced to he shot, which sentence was carried into exccu Fr I tion at Padilla, on the afternoon of the 18th July, Capt. A. also states that preparations were ma king, at Alvarado to send troops to some of the provinces, but could not learn which of them. ,. , _ , ~.. Washington s Tent .—This relic of the revolu tion has been offered by Mr. Custis to the State society of Cincinnati of Maryland, to be used on ^he occasion of the reception of Gen. La Fayette at Baltimore, A LIST OF GENERAL OFFICERS lievolutionary Army in 1781, agreeable to rank. Chief. In the Gkourk Washington, Commander ii Major Generals. Israel Putnam, •Charles Lee, Horatio Gates, William Heath, Nathaniel Green, Wm. Alexander Earl of * State. Connecticut Virginia do. Massachusetts Rhode Island I Jersey Stirling, Arthur St. Clair, Benjamin Lincoln, Marquis dc la Fayette, Baron de Kalb, Robert Howe, Alexander M'Dougall, Baron Steuben, William Smallwood, Samuel Parsons, Henry Knox, Dupurtaile, of Engineers, Brigadier Generals. William Thompson, John Nixon, James Clinton, William Moultrie, Laughlin M'lntosli, William Maxwell, Enoch Poor, John Glover, John Patterson, Anthony Wayne, William Woodford, Peter Mughlenburg, Edward Hand, Jedediah Huntington, John Starke, Mordccai Gist, William Erwin. Pennsylvania Massachusetts France do. North Carolina New York Prussia Maryland Connecticut Massachusetts France Virginia Massachusetts New York South Carolina North Carolina Jersey New Hampshire Massachusetts Connecticut Pennsylvania A irginia to of of got do. Pennsylvania Connecticut New Hampshire Maryland Pennsylvania Promoted after that period. Daniel Morgan, - Kuptcr; -Marion, Joseph Greaton, Rufus Putnam, Otho Williams, Virginia South Carolina do. the too of Massachusetts do. Man land. * Charles I.ee, suspended for tenee of a Court Martial, for charges exhibited against him by General Washington, at the bat tle of Monmouth, June 29, 1778, but bis pride would not suffer him to resume his command at the expiration of bis sentence, notwithstanding, the list of general offi until his death which happened in Philadel 1782. His funeral was attended by the es vis be 50 the and of dis of a to un a lie she and to the lie was still retained cers piiia i President of Congress and Members, French Minister, ami a vast number of tile most respecta ble gentlemen of that city. The Burgesses and Borough Council of the Borough of Wilmington; having learned that General LA FAYETTE intends shortly to visit this Borough, and beingdesirous of testifying the gratitude they feci, in common with this whole nation, for the distinguished and disinterested services rendered by him in the revolutionary war: Result ed, That apartments be prepared for his accommodation, during his residence here, at the expense of the Borough. Resolved, that the Citizens of New Castle County be invited to meet at the Town-Hail in this Borough, o'clock in the afternoon, for the purpose of a dopting arrangements for the suitable reception of General I.A FAYETTE, the benefactor of our country and fricml of Washington, upon liis arri val within the borders of our State. Resolved, That these pi rn all the papers of the Boroug. Resolved, That James Brobson, William Chand ler, John M'Clung, John R. Brinckle and Wil liam Seal, be a Committee for the purpose of carrying the above resolutions into effect. SATURDAY NEXT, at three edings be published the PRICES OF PRODUCE At Wilmington and Brandywine. $5 00 1 00 Flour out of the wagons Wheat (new) Corn (per 57 lbs.) Oats Whiskey (per gal.) Plaster (retail) Beef (per lb.) Pork Lard Hams Butter Potatoes (per bushel.) 35 15 to 20 24 5 00 5 to 8 5 to 7 10 to 12J 9 to 10 10 to 12 37 to 50 JOSEPH SCOTT ho may wish an Invites the attention of those article in which beauty, durability, and cheapness are combir.ei, to call at his FASHIONABLE HAT STORE j No. 93, Market-st. Wilmington, Where he is, in connexion with liis Books and Stationaiit, continually offering for sale I. clin» of HATS, selected from tin- ven fashion« hie Hat Store of Messrs. (!■ li I- II. Bulk Ivy. op posite Girard's Banking House, Philadelphia, ol as good a quality as can he found in ant part ot the Union. Messrs. Bulkley say—" they wi'l warrant tlieir work ; and,they feel themselves flattered by the high distinction to which the su periority ol tlieir colors has attained, iu the esti mation of those who have already favored them with their custom. Their principal aim is to please, not only by the excellence of their Hats, but by suiting "them also to the various tastes vi hielt always prevail in a community. And al though they give tlieir establishment the epithel •Fashionaiiu:,' they do not intend to prevent those from ca ling, under the apprehension that iht-y will not he soiled, who do not coincide in tlieir views of taste with those who follow in the changeful course of foreign fashions. Both may be suited." J. Scott has among the variety i f his shapes, HIE CORTES—THE LOW OVAL—THE DEEP OVAL—THE MEDIUM. çpy Gentlemen prefering any other shape or quality of Hats than those on hands, can, by leav ing tlieir order, be furnished with them in two ' three days. Country merchants supplied at short notice and on reasonable terms. July 1 H Col ! Id 38—tf, BLANKS, HANDBILLS, &C. Neatly executed at this Office. An extraordiary equipage —Among the crowds of peasants and others who flocked to Camden Town, to witness the ascension of Mr. Rossiter in his baloon was that of a men dicant without legs, who moved in a sort of sledge with four wheels, drawn by two dogs harnesed and decorated with bows of blue and white ribbon. They dashed along with his vehicle with all the regularity of a curricle pair. The novelty of the equipage produced mucli mirth amongst the spectators and which ever way he drove he was followed by a strong retinue of the nobility. In passing through the turnpike gate, the toll keeper was half inclined to make him pay for a four weeled carriage ; however he was suffered to drive on, as the|money takers where in doubt wether theyjhad any claim on equipages of this extraordinary description. yjl'ST received and for sale by the subscribe 5 Qr. Casks L. P. T. Wine. 15 Ditto 4 Pipes French Brandy 2 do. Holland Gin 15 llhds first quality retailing Molasses 5 do. New Orleans Sugar 12 Barrels do. 5 Boxes Bin. Havana 2 llhds. Jamaica Spirits 12 Tierces N.E Rum 1000 lbs Young Hyson Tea, in Qr- Chests, Ten Catty Boxes and two pound Canisters. 20 Sacks Fine Salt 150 Baskets do. 20 Boxes Spanish Segars I s Hags Coffee 15ü Lumps Sugar With a variety of other articles in his line, which lie will soli low for catih or on the usual credit. y JOSEPH C. GILPIN, No. 46, Market street, Wilmington r 81» Mo. 19th, 1824. Car go do. 45-tf SCOURING, in Queen-Street, one door west of Market Street, Wilmington. The subscriber respectfully informs the citizens of Wilmington and its vicinity, that lie will scour Ladies' and Gentlemen's gar ments of every description—and will extract Stains, Grease, and other imperfections with a neatness and effect, that will ensure him credit. , As the cnol season is approaching, Gen tlemen will find it much to their advantage to have their last winter's cloth cleaned up : and such as will honor him with their cus tom, will be accommodated to their satisfac GA. JOHNSON. N. B. Shaving and Hair-dressing execu ted in the neatest and most fashionable man ner, bv August 12,1824. at tion. G. J. 44—4t PROCLAMATION. UEHKAS the Board of Health have receiv ed information, that u pestilential disease now prevails at the Havannah, from which one vessel bus already arrived, and more may be dai ly expected : Now therefore, the said Board, by ai d with the advice of the Health Officer, do lie « by declare and make known to the citizens and inhabitants of this Borough, that an infectious or contagious disease now prevails in the said port of Ilavunnah: And it is hereby ordered and. directed, that no ship or vessel arriving from the said port of HaVannah, or any other known sickly place or port, after the publication of this Act, shall be brought, or suffered to approach nearer to the said Borough than the mouth of Christiana creek; ami that no person or persons be landed ro put on shore, or be suffered to be landed or pm on shore, nor any goods or merchandize be landed or put on shore, nor permitted so to be, from any ship or vessel arriving as aforesaid from the said purl of Havannah, or any other sickly port or place until visited by the Health Officer, and the permission of the Board of Health shall lie first had and oblaincdi And it is hereby de clared and made known that the above regula tion shall continue in force until the 1st. day of October next, unless further order shall previ viously be taken therein. By order of the Board of Health. c. P. BENNETT, President. w the the his the in a of our arri Wil PETER CAVELRY, Sec'ry. Wilmington, Ju'y 13 Ii. 1824 40—6w. o £- zr sr M 5 3 hè » e-h 5 rr =e o > » re 0 73 H r. S- 3 2 a. '7» at I» (X - ■ =.K} * P " s sL^-a j zr <si 71 rr $4 0 S-2 • c »a i-H 2- M'S co a 0> C E zr re g < 5 M H Ê3 7 F r l- 'A ny 1 E- o c dij F c 3 dr Ï •2 " & O Zo rr X HU ^ ; i lilllilLJ '■ 55 COACH MAKING. THE subscribers respectfully inform their friends, and the public in general, that thev have succeeded WILLIAM ROBINSON in the'above business, at the shop recently occupied by him, No. 149, Market-Street, Where they make and repair all kinds of Car riages in their line, on the most rcasunablejerms and at the shortest notice. KENNARD & M'CURDY. N B. All orders will be thankfully received and punctually attended to. Wilmington. April 15tli, 1824. 31—tf. 9 OF VRY DFSORIPTXON Thankfully received and punctually attended in at this Office.