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vented her preaching. This plan was ruff, 47. Mrs. Elizabeth Graham, 50. pursued for a week, and she has now re- Mr. Bleeze Rougier, a native of Riom, in covered her usual health, after having France. John Stoutenburgh, 22. Mrs. been afilicted with this disease for five Mary Edwards, 42. Robert Green, 95, y/cars.
a native of Gloucestershire, England. At A remarkable instance of sagacity in a an early period of life he emigrated to this dog, occurred in the city of New-Yorke country, was draughted in the state of Newvery recently. One of the carriers of the Jersey, in the year 1757, and served with National Advocate, a news-paper, being distinguished zeal in the different Canasiek, his son took his place; but not dian campaigns; assisted at the reducknowing the subscribers, he taok with tion of Louisburg,under General Amherst, him a dog, who had been accustomed to in 1758, and signalized himself on the going the route with the boy's father; plains of Abraham, under General Wolfe, the dog trotted on ahead of the boy, on the memorable 13th of September, stopped at each subscriber's door, and the 1759, when that general fell. At Utica, papers were left without one mistake. Mr. Thomas Dana, 96. Mr. D. was a naAnother interesting instance of canine sa- tive of Cambridge, Mass. and had lived gacity took place in the city of New- in Utica 22 years. At New-Windsor, York, last spring. A little dog having fal- Isaac Schultz, 18, much lamented. len into the water, from one of the wharves, and, unable to get out, was near being drowned. A large Newfoundland
At a meeting of the citizens of the coundor seeing the struggles of his little fellow- ty of Essex, in Newark, on the 14th of creature, from the deck of a sloop near
August, a committee was appointed, conby, sprang into the water, swam to the sisting of two from each township in the drowning animal, took him up in his county, to draw up a constitution for a so„mouth, and held him high enough for a
ciety, to be called the “ Agricultural Soperson on the quay to reach him, and ciety of the County of Essex.” then immediately swam back to the Chittenden, mer. of Savannah, Geo. to
Married.] At Newark, Mr. Erastus sloop. It is stated that there were, in the port
Miss Catharine Crane. of Buffalo, on the 10th August, 38 sail of
Died] At Newark, Miss Mary Beach, vessels-i bris, 91 schooners, and o sloops.
Jarried.) At New-York, Mr. H. Rem- There have passed by Blue-Rock, a place sen, of the firm of Remsen & Voorhis, to about 3 miles belowColumbia,in Lancaster Miss Sarah Bertine. Mr. Sam). W.Coates, county, this season, down the Susquehanmer. to Miss Charlotte Waite. Mr. Jo- na, 343 arks, and 989 rafts, making in all seph Perry, to Miss Lydia Peters, daugh- 1332, and this between the first of April ter of Gen. Absalom Peters, of New- and the 5th of July. Jlampshire. Mr. Jaines D. Stout, en- Mr. William Buck, of Lancaster, iş graver, to Miss Susan Smith. Nir. Ed- said to bave reaped 'sixty bushels and Hard Dayton to Miss Julia Ann Parker
. three pecks of wheat, weighing Colbs. Dir. John Blake to Miss Ann Harriman. per bushel, from one acre of ground. Mr. Thomas Browning to Miss Mary A numerous meeting, of the free peoNeville. Rev. Heury Blatchford to Mies ple of colour, has been held at Bethel Diary Ann Coit. Mr. Lawrence Knee- Church, Philadelphia, forthe purpose of reland to Miss Martha Clayton Chevers. monstrating against all attempts of the coMir. Thomas Coleman to Miss Ann Ma- lonization societies to transport them from ria Reil. Mr. John Eddy to Miss Eliza- this their native country, and a committee beth Taylor. Mr. George Fotheringham of 11 persons was appointed to open a to Miss Sally Burdington. At Buffalo, correspondence with Joseph Hopkinson, Isaac Kibbe, Esq. president of the Bank member of Congress from Philadelphia, of Niagara, to Nirs. Serene Grosvenor. and to inform bim of the sentiments of At Ogdensburgh, Mr. David R. Strachan, the meeting. ore of the printers of the St. Lawrence Four thousand seven hundred and Gazette, to Miss Hester Frazer.
eighty-four passengers have arrived at Died. At New-York, Mr. Peter Grat- Philadelphia from Europe, in 55 vessels cap, aged 60. Miss Catharine Le Roy, since the 14th of May last
. Of these, 19. Mr. George Bunce, printer, 52. Mrs. 3308 are from Holland, 132 from France, Judith Bruce, 80. Mr. Matthew Redelt, 87 from Lubec, and the others from 76. Lieut. Col. Aaron Forman, 37. Mrs. Great Britain and Ireland. These in
pa St. John, 27. Mr. Elisira Wood- clude the greater part of emigrants to
this country from the European con- In the late elections, in North Carolina, tinent.
of members of Congress, two additional DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.
democratic candidates have succeeded ina Besides the land conveyances, there are the places of two federalists. three steam-boats and one horse-boat,
SOUTH CAROLINA. plying twice daily between Washington, Georgetown, and Alexandria. The steam The yellow fever has prevailed in the boat Experiment, now in complete order city of Charleston very extensively and and well fitted, leaves Van Ness's wharf fatally this season, and still continues every morning at 9 o'clock for Alexan- there. At first it attacked only strangers, dria, and returns in the afternoon. The but it has at last seized upon natives, Washington, in her route to and from and many who had been born and bred Aquia, passes and re-passes Alexandria, in the city have become its victims. the Camden steam-boat and Union steamboat, with good accommodations, per- The Indians have agreed to cede to the form their daily trips with perfect regu- United States for the use of Georgia, il larity-one or the other leaving George- the compensation offered be acceptable, town every morning at 8 o'clock. These
a tract of country about 60 miles in length several establishments are evidence of the and from 12 to 15 wide, bordering on the growing population and business of the Oakmulgee and Altamaha rivers. district.
The late sale of the Alabama Lands at Married.] At Washington, Mr. Wil- Milledgeville produced about six hundred liam Crissey, to Miss Keziah Roberts. thousand dollars. The low lands sold at Mr. Samuel P. Willing, of New-York, to from 40 to 50 dollars per acre on the Miss Hannah Hussey. At Georgetown, average, but some as high as seventy. Mr. William Y. Wetsel, to Miss Mary The Hickory Lands at 10 to 12 dollars : Holtzmave.
much of the uplands at less than 3 dolDied.) At Georgetown, Mr. Anthony lars, and much was struck off without a Reintziel, an old and respectable inhabi- bidder, and can now be entered by any tant.
person at 2 dollars, and doubtless much
good land, overlooked at the sale, will be The citizens of Baltimore, through secured in this way. The Ten Miles their committee, on Friday the 12th Sept. Bluff on the east side of the Alabama, at presented to Commodore Rodgers, a ser- the Big Bend, ten miles below the juncvice of Plate, in testimony of the high tion of the Coosa and Talapoosa rivers, sense entertained by them of the aid af- sold for 50 dollars an acre, and has been forded by him in the defence of Balti- laid out for a town to be called Alabama. inore, on the 12th and 13th of Sept. 1814. Of the eleven proprietors of this town, The Baltimoreans have also procured a four reside in Nashville, three in Huntsrich service of Plate which they intend ville, and four - in Milledgeville, which for Commodore Decatur. Each piece shows the avidity and enterprise of Tenbears the following inscription : "The nessec speculators. An individual who citizens of Baltiinore to Commodore purchased largely' of these lands adverStephen Decatur: Rebus gestis insigni ; tises to sell at Milledgeville, to the preob virtutes dilecto.” The translation of sent occupants, at an advance of 25 per the Latin is, illustrious for his exploits, cent. beloved for his virlues.
Two steam-boats are now building for
the navigation of Savannah river, beIt is stated in the Richmond papers
tween Savannah and Augusta. Two that, in the latter end of August, the others are to be built at the latter place, thermometer, from standing at 90, in the and the machinery for them is exshade, on Friday and Saturday, on Mon- pected in the fall from Europe and the day sunk to 55 degrees.
Northern States. The United States' Armory at Har
Died.} On the 15th of August, at his per's Ferry employs two hundred and seat in Greene county, Peter Early, sena. fifty or sixty persons ; 20,000 stand of tor elect, and formerly governor of the arms, complete, arc deposited ready for state of Georgia. service, and a great number is in different stages of progress.
From January 1, to July 1, 1817, there
were exported from the port of NewA Branch of the United States' Bank Orleans, 43,000 bales cotton ; 8000 hogahas been established at Fayetteville. heads sugar, 85,000 bbls. ilour', 10.A
pork, 69,000 bushels wheat, 91,000 do. contain not less than three nor more than corn, 18,000 hhds. tobacco.
six counties; there is to be a competent It is ordained by the City Council of number of justices of the peace to be apNew-Orleans, that every person who pointed in each county, whose jurisdicshall have furnished lodgings, within this tion is not to exceed fifty dollars. city or suburbs, to one or more women No person is to be eligible to any office or girls, notoriously addicted to lewdness who denies the being of a God, or of a and debauch, and shall occasion scandal, future state of rewards and punishments. or in any way disturb the peace and tran- The first legislature is to be composed quillity of the neighbourhood, shall pay a of twenty-four representatives and seven fine of fifteen dollars for each and every senators, who are, with the governor
and day such person shall continue to furnish lieutenant governor, to be elected on the lodgings as aforesaid, to any woman or first Monday and Tuesday in September girl of the above description, after having next, and are to meet at the seat of goreceived a notice from the mayor to that vernment in October, and ever after the effect.
general assembly is to be elected in Sep
tember, and to meet in November. The Convention of the Mississippi Ter- The first session of the General Assemritory finished their session and signed bly is to be held in the city of Natchez, in the constitution of the State of Mississippi, October next. on the 15th August. The seat of the go
The Natchez Gazette names the folvernment is fixed, for the present, at lowing persons, as suitable candidates for Monticello, in Lawrence county.
the highest offices :The legislative power is vested in both David HOLMES, for Governor. houses, to be chosen by the free white COWLES MEAD, Lieut. Governor. inales over twenty-one years
who GEORGE POINDEXTER, Representahave resided in the state one year—the tive to Congress. representatives or more numerous branch, and one-third of the senators to be elect- The Clarion, published at Nashville, ed annually—the first to be composed of (Ten.) states that three companies of Unipersons not under twenty-five years of ted States' troops are employed in openage, and the latter of persons at least ing a road laid off from Maury County thirty years of age, and each to be pos- line to Madisonville, opposite to Newsessed of a freehold estate.
Orleans, which road, it is said, will save The executive is vested in a governor, about one-fourth of the distance travelled at least thirty years old, who is to be pos- in the old road from Nashville to Newsessed of a freehold estate, and one thou- Orleans; and it passes over much better sand dollars personal property after pay. ground. It crosses the Tennessee river ing all his debts. He is to be elected with at the mouth of Cypress Creek, a little a lieutenant-governor, biennially; the go- below the foot of the Muscle Shoals. vernor can only suspend judgments, &c. This road passing through considerable until the meeting of the legislature, when part of the United States' land, will intliat body determines whether to reprieve crease the value of it very much. or not; he is to sign his name to commissions; he is to approve all bills before A Society for the encouragement of they become laws, but if he disapprove, Domestic Manufactures was established and a majority pass them again, they be- at Lexington, (Ken.) on the 16th ult. R. come laws; he is to fill temporary vacan- Wyckliffe, Esq. was chosen President, cies; he is to preside and have a vote in 'Gen. Bodley, Vice-President, and Perci. the senate when that body sits as a coun- val Butler, Secretary to the correspondcil of appointment; he is, on extraordina- ing committee. ry occasions, to convene the legislature ; The new Salt-works on the Cumberin case of death, &c. the lieutenant-go- land river, about 70 miles above Nashvernor is to fill the office of governor un- ville, are getting into operation, and from til the next periodical election.
intelligence received from that quarter, The inilitia is to be officered by those they will be able to supply the state of liable to do duty, electing the platoon and Tennessee, as well as a great portion of fick! olticers; and the field officers electing this state bordering on the Cumberland th: brigadiers and maj. generals.
river, at a very low price. The judicial department is vested in a Supreme court, of not less than three nor The vineyards at Vevay, in the latter more than five judges, and a circuit court end of July, gave promise of an exube
che judge for each circuit, which is to rant vintage. The valley of the Ohio i
said to be capable of producing wine suf- villages on the Arkansas, consisting of ficient for the consumption of the United Cherokees, Chactaws, Shawanoes, and States. If this beverage could be substi- Delawares, from the east side of the Mistuted for ardent spirits, the morals and sissippi, and Caddos, Coshattes, Tunkacomfort of the community would be es- wahs, Commanches, and the Cherokees sentially promoted.
of the Arkansas; for the purpose of
waging war against the Osages. The While the President of the United Red river, and the Cherokees of the Ar
Coshattes, Tunkawahs, and Čaddos of States was at Detroit, the sword, voted kansas, complain that the Osages are by the legislature of New York to Gen. Macomb, was presented him by Gov. into their country, killing small hunting
perpetually sending strong war parties Cass, the agent for the Committee ap- bands of their people, and driving off their pointed by the legislature to make the pre- horses. Our informant travelled part of sentation. Besides the President, Gen. the distance between the Onachitta and Brown and several other officers with a
Arkansas rivers with a large party, going numerous collection of citizens
on to join the confederate troops. They spectators.
had six field pieces with several whites It is said that twenty-five families from and half breeds, who learned the use of one county (Genesce) in the state of New- artillery under" Gen. Jackson last war. York, have recently arrived with the in- They said they were informed that the tention of settling at the River Raisin. Osages had built forts, to which they inThe lands on the borders of that river are
tended to retreat after the general battle, of a very excellent quality, having every which it is thought will be fought near, variety of soil for the purpose of farming. Earhart's Salt-works on the Arkansas, Probably there is no part of America on that cluster of streams called the Six where emigrants, particularly farmers,can Bulls, and above the boundary line lately settle more advantageously than in this
run between the interior counties of this territory. Lands are cheap, and Detroit territory and the Osage country. furnishes an excellent market for produce. “The Osages are aware of the intend
ed attack, but cannot believe they will be The St. Louis paper says, “By a gen- met by such a formidable force. tleman just arrived here from New-Or- "As they always fight their pitched leans, via. river Onachitta, we are inform- battles on horseback, it is probable they ed that a formidable coalition of Indian will be defeated in that broken country tribes have assembled at the Cherokee which they have chosen for the combat.”
Art. 15. MONTHLY CATALOGUE OF NEW PUBLICATIONS,
WITH CRITICAL REMARKS.
OEMS on various subjects, by James of this volume run away with the idea
. ner & Crosby: 12mo. pp. 120.
are very certain, at least, that he has no This is an indigenous production, but genius for poetry. one of which we cannot boast. The au. E. thor has no originality of thought or ex- A Catalogue of Books, including many pression. He has caught the chime of rare and valuable works, for sale by Goldsmith’s verse, and goes ambling on James Eastburn & Co. New-York. 8vo. without any object, or any regard to pp. 101. sense. His rhyme' seems to be the only We recognize in this Catalogue, some ‘rudder' by which he steers his course. of the most valuable standard works in Poeta nascitur may be true in regard to classical literature, theology, philology, the talent, but study and observation and physical and metaphysical philosomust supply his theme, and instruct him phy. The whole form a collection honourin its management. Men are no more able to the proprietors, and deserving the born poets than they are born mathema- attention of the public, Little regard has ticians. They may have a decided apti- been paid in this country to collecting tude for either poetry or mathematics, but rare works or choice editions. We hope they will make but little proficiency in an attempt of the kind will be encouraged. either whilst they trust solely to genius. This Catalogue contains some biblioWe would not, however, have the author graphical notices. We should be glad to
see this plan more extensively pursued in congratulates himself on having found a similar indices.
translator in a friend, who had 'rendered E.
the English Adolphe completely equal to France. By Lady Morgan. New- the French one. This surely cannot be York. James Eastburn & Co. 12mo. the translation alluded to ! The story is vols. pp. 727.
told in a few words. Adolphe is a young This is certainly a very entertaining German nobleman, who, finding a vacuvork. Lady Morgan, with her husband, ity in his heart, resolves on falling in love, passed a part of the year 1816 in France, and in default of a more suitable object, and by a previous competent knowledge fixes his affections upon Ellenor, a Polish of the French language and literature, lady, the mistress of Count P. his partiwas enabled to make the most of the cular friend. The fair one is ten years opportunities which her reputation as a older than himself, and the mother of sesavante, or her rank as a lady, afforded veral children. Adolphe, by great perseher of observing the phases of society in verance, and by forcing himself into a various aspects. We confess she has add- violent passion, at last succeeds beyond ed much to our information on many his wishes. Ellenor abandons the Count subjects. She cultivated an intimacy with and attaches herself to Adolphe. After the literati, visited in the fashionable co- this sacrifice on her part, he feels himself teries, attended at Court, was present at bound to her in gratitude, and becomes the public meetings of the Institute, fre- the slave of this sentiment long after his quented the Theatre and Opera, courted flame is extinct. For years he is the victhe nobility, and condoled with the revo- tim of her caprice, which he endures lutionists, and has faithfully reported all from dread of wounding her sensibility that she saw, and heard, and thought. We by the avowal of his indifference. After do not think her remarks very just or many attempts to disenthral himself from profound on all occasions, but her spright, the chains which his folly had rivetted, liness is pleasing, and her vanity amuses accident brings Ellenor acquainted with us, whilst we gather from her gossiping his endeavours, and by breaking her heart, facts which might never have reached us leaves him at liberty. But this tragic event from another source. Her husband comes only confirms his misery, and he spends in for a considerable share of the second the remainder of his life in wandering volume, touching the weighty matters of on the face of the earth. the law, &c. though from his style we sus- E. pect Lady Morgan had at least the revi- The Intellectual Torch ; developing an sion of his manuscript. We shall proba- original, economical, and expeditious disbly hereafter devote some room to a re- semination of knowledge and virtue, by view of this work.
means of Free Public Libraries. InE.
cluding Essays on the Use of Distilled Adolphe: an Anecdote found among Spirits. By Dr. Jessey Torrey, Jun. the papers of an unknown person, and Ballston Spa. For the author. published by Mr. Benjamin de Constant. pp. 36. Philadelphia, M. Carey & Son. New- The goodness of Dr. Torrey's intenYork, by the booksellers. 12mo. pp. 238. tions cannot be doubted—we only regret
This is as flagrant an instance of book- that he is not better qualified by nature making as we have met with amongst us. and education to carry into effect his beA very paltry and uninteresting story, by nevolent designs. dint of leading, and spacing, and large E. type, is spread over two hundred and The Power of Faith, Exemplified in thirty-eight pages of coarse paper, and the Life and Writings of the late Mrs. charged at the price of one dollar. We Isabella Graham, of New-York. Second will hope that this finesse is imputable to Edition. New-York, Kirk & Merceiu. the country printer, and not to the very 12mo. pp. 428. extensive and enterprising booksellers, The subject of these memoirs appear's who appear as the original publishers in to have been a lady of most amiable chathis country. The author of this novel racter. Her active benevolence evinced has made some noise in the political the sincerity of her religion, which howworld. We do not think that this pro- ever spiritual, was not suffered to evapoduction will obtain for him great literary rate in faith. Though we have our doubts celebrity. As we have not seen the ori- of the utility of publishing to the world, sinal, we cannot pronounce upon the the private meditations of every person beauties of its style, but its plot is neither whose natural enthusiasm has given to prow. We nor ingenious. Ir. Constant religious zeal the appearance of superna