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ingg E V E iqyg p o s t ; tnEVr yOBK. yEDMESPAY. S t . i m ]- J •1^ , _iCere!it selection; one'that J t t » history of h is mind and iionld hfcv|> thtoim mote light on mneh to h S 51*138 a s * “ *>>» thoagh little to W elisreaererbeardf any o o ta^b^te of the present ' lETOemds feritidtonld bhZKidftlicnown.: If this Isxaarelj a w th to s to famish a place foe some. Aldermap’* M n d r e i iti s g ^ t t h s t t h a t a l s o ahonldhe fcnorm. teamed to my sorpnso, is a consin to QOi lat» Fiep Pte^dent. Mr. 0 a llM repretents P o r t A o y a t; he la feiy tan, quite thhi, a nd g rey, a n d looks like a gen­ tleman, b u t Bhire* few o f the advantsgee o f j^tsonai appearance whieh^distingauh his American H^asia- Xho Speaker is chosen by tho Assembly, a n ijeet to the matter-of-courzo approval of the Governor. H e correspondent, who writes firom Chester C p u n ^ . tsylvama, asks ns 'w h a t is tho matter with the ^ and how Is it th a t they t tho meit'ng the Pctmsylvam a, asks democrats of Philadelphia, passed sdeh infamous resolntiona other evening. O ar correspondent, on a little reflection, will per- ilvo'that there is no difficulty in getting up a public ecting, in a large city, in rapport of almost any set bpinioasthatcon heiflisgined. There aro num j, 'thin New York and Fiuladelphia, who would be aed by it, ioo declare that wilivng, if they sea anytlung to be gained by it, to imsDivcs democrats, and y et t hem would therefsre have onN baen renewing a n onprofl table contest,—and eon- ifeetiag his name even more SitT h« both <»iSed a nd tnetrrrsA q%s2a ‘ Esiays,’ i t most be confoased- jast risen from a ro-poiusa! of _ some ^ — not very remarkable productions.^ They distiogi^hed for subtlety of opini quisition, or even for beauty of styl «d uniformly with the contributiot view of Sydney Smith and Mr. Macaulay, they havi nion, nicety of dis- »lfi. Though print- ins to the same Ae- t S JE m y srf Mr. ^ U h j m d M r very recently with a S ^ . Yet his inhlio hare been content till gle fanpressioa ofja Lop2 Jef- Essays* will more than repay perusal. “ is the best elucidation of the in fourth editions—tha p u t----------- --------- ~:-v. a single impression of i.o s’ will more tha n repay p e r J l i i paper CJiSwtft is the tlM ^ ’^nd^DO^e^Uy'to be f o ^ d in authors eleven of the iMt acts of Lord J effrey’s life was, ^he copyof Sydney Smith's I.eetares delivered a t the ^ T c m f f lr c d , dedicates his • EKays’ to his friend Smith. _________ TH E E V E W n ia FOST FOR esOUbxni*, O r ^ o n an d t h e S a n d w to h Isla n d s W e ihaii issue the next number of the Evening Post for California, Oregon and the Sandwich Islands, on Thursday, in time for the Falcon. This paper is made np independently of oar regu­ lar daily and weekly isracs, of m atter specially adapt­ ed to the wants of Americans now residing in Cali­ fornia, Oregon, the Sandwich Islands, and the Paci­ fic generafly. It will contain a digest of European and Domestie News, political and general ; a list of the d ^ t h s that have ocourrdd in this city, and of the passengers that have failed from all p arts of the world to San Pran- eixeo, since the sailing of the last steamer, it will •Iso contain the markets, prioes onrrent, ship news, list qf passengers for the Faoifio, and such other m'ls- ceilsneocs and general news, as will be likely te in- teffst Americans, now living on the Faoifio Coast. Single copijef will bo forwarded to any address, at 6 | cents each. Agents supplied a t $4 00 a hundred. Persons enclosing the names of persons to whom &»y wish th is paper sent, and the pries, may rely •pen its tein^ forwarded b y tho first mail. It is par- tiflular'y requoatod that tha names be written with iisllnetness. aiE.. CAUSIOIJS S A 3 tG V 3im s.T. The argumint of Mr. Calhoun’s speech on the re- ♦eption of CaWoriita ’oto the Union, is thus stated by the W aih’ngton ooire-pondent of the Journal of “ Mi.CalhouL.'s u-tended speech has, I see, been already, every where, answered in the papers, so far jaliforeia His giound of objection is probably __ understood it is not that the people have no right to exclude slavery, if they please, but that the ssata has not been formud with the consent of, and under the laws of. Congress :—that Congress is the judge of the propertlme of her admir-'— • - -------- ' pre'serib ir admission ; that Con- These are Mr. Calbcnn’s position* as given by a frienA W e do not see how he can construct even a tolerable argument on so slight a basis. Let us ex­ amine them separately. T h a t the state of California has not Lem formed by leave of the federal government, and in pursuance of a law passed by Congress, is true enough, but it does, not follow that Congress should refuse to receive it into the Union. Search the constitution throi and yon will find no such previous condition • f any new state asking to be recognised as ui confederacy. In his own resolutions, presented in 1847, Mr. Calhoun expressly declared that when a territory is erected into a state, the will of its iuhabi- ;ress, is the foum ------ — ____ __ __________ — J that Congress 1 0 right to require any qualification but this, that they should present a republican constitution. Wc do not go quite so for as Mr. Calhoun in this respect, but it is clear that he cannot with any consistency to his own. declared principle, make this> objection Granting that Congress has the power to require that the new state be organized in porsaance of a law of Congress, it is clear that Congress has a right to dispense with this formality. If there be a want of the usual preliminaries in bringing the new state into the Union, Congress may, if is pleases, overlook them ; Congress may remedy the defect at its own good pleasure. I t ’s rostia'med by no rule of the eonstitution from doing so. A stranger presents himself without a letter of introduction ; if we taow hi* character and approve of his errand we have a right to waive th a t ceremony ; we make ourselves ridiculous if i profess tbemsE the prohibition of slaveryr in the territories, sai 'ould bo an atroeions viola- ntion. In largo cities, thieves and together, and form r.galar associa­ tion c f the constltntioi pickpockets come together, ai tions. In large cities, political knaves seek each other out, in liko manner, enter inlo a mutual under- standing, call meetings, and present and pass resOln- i* the only member who receives any compensation. As Speaker he is allowed per annum, nearly ?5000; at least that was tho sum allowed to Mr DaUas, by a law passed la 184S. and I think no change has been made in that salary since. I am the more confident of th'a, from a circumstance which occurred in the Kcu^c only two or three days ago. Some of the friends of Morales brought forward a propositioii to adraaee the SpeakeFe salary, wUcn h member rose and with crushing eSect produced the' joomal of the House of somo previous year, in which Morales’s vote was recorded againiit advanced the Speaker’s salary to i1 upon the ground that tho old salary was high enough. Of course the proposition met with no fa- Ihia, nor ings, and present and pass 'thing extraordinary in all 11 should our Uhester County correspondent be astonish- 10 prepared, and who have laid to be adapted at tbe- ed a t it. If the persons who published, the resolutions sai< Philadelphia meeting, call themselves democrats, it cannot be helped. People of ^that class often take fancy to call themselves by fine names. The public opinion of tho oitiieus of Fhiladtlphia remains-precisely wnat it was before, notwithstand­ ing the passing of these resolutions. It is said, how- 'over, that these resolutions go a little too far, in one respect, to please some of those who were concerned in getting up the meeting. Mr. Buchanan, it is well known, has been all along in : line of the Misaouri con 'hibiting slavery to tl ing the southern part of the territory open t< rfodaction of slavery. Tho fourth, fifth and liio resolutions adoptod at the Philadelphia r in favor of extendinj npromise to the Paoifii Corresponaence with the question of ala- is puts a direct ba way Of Mr. Buchanan’s scheme, and if he lOrlh of that line, and leav- , kod at the Philadelphia meeting, deny the power of Congress, under the constitution, to meddle, in any manner, with the quest; in the territories. This puts a direct barrier in in urging it, he must procure another meeting to got np, and provide for it a fresh set of resolutions. Meantime rest assured that everything proper time. W e have t a d democrats who weroibr the national bank ; we have had democrats, calling themselves democrats, who were for the worst and most objectionable schemes of internal improve­ ment* ; we have had democrats who ware against the sub-treasury ; we have had democrats in favor of almost every political heresy; but they have been successively beaten, got under afid silenced. This new form of false democracy, whiifh allici itself with slavery, cannot have a long existence. U E T T S a S E R O a i JAM AICA. SpANisHTowN, January 30, 1850. St. Jago de la Vega, now and for more than a hun- red years past,called Spanishtown by the people, is tie political centre of the island. It lies about east of Kingston, and is reached by traversing twelve out of tho only fourteen miles of railroad in Jamaica. The inhabitants do nothing here in a hurry, and it is that the average by the trams between the two cities, is not loss than 6 time made not surprising therefore, by the tram s belt forty-five minutes, or fifteen miles the hour, for which passengers are expected to pay the sum of seventy- five cen*s. Spanishtown is one of the oldest.plaoes on this c< tinent. Itt N supposedupposed too haveave beene( founded by Uiogt I N s t h b rho visits tho place that all the bonses at'presi fore Diego left the island, so old Columbus, the brother of the discoverer in 1523. No ,ho place now, will dispute iriOhce much difficulty in belie' will d its anti- lent standing, were b uilt be- and ruinous is their lernor’s residence is here; here the Parlia­ ment holds its session uniformly, and the superior courts occasionally; and here are the government offices and public records. Tho occupants of these uhUo buildings and the p 'lorales’s vote was recorded Bgain the law which I Speaker’s salary to I ground th a t the Had I realized what a set of shadows composed this body, and how utterly destitute they were of the in- dependence and the power which give to political rO- DresentaUen all its value, I should have folt ICSS im­ patience to visit u . I had expected to find there, as in the United States and as in England, aU the troubles of the island finding expression. 1 supposed the reports, debates and legislative formulas would have revealed the activity, the tendencies, grievances, and in general the public sentiment of J a ­ maica, instead of which 1 found a body of men in no respect representatives of tho people, bolding lemslar tive office without the vital functions of legialatjirs. 1 will reserve the evidences of this statement and what else I have to say a bout the politics of Jamaica, for aaother communication. o f the E v e n in g Post. A lbany , Feb. 25, 1850 The two Houses seem to devote themselves to acts weightier subjeota of legislation are unhee^d. The reports of the Commissioners on the Ce& of Pro- eednre lie piled up in tho garrets of the captiol. Tho last report has never been read, even, in tb s commit­ tee to which it was referred. Special acts of legisla­ tion seem to ocenpy the attention of the members, and among other grave subjects Is a bUl in the Senate, “ introduced by Mr. Johnson, and acsording to the journal of tho Senate, read there and referred to tho Committee on the Internal Affairs of Towns and Counties—reported favorably, with amendments from said committee, and committed to the Commit­ tee of the 'VYhole.” it is “ T o incorporate the New York Hotel Company.” It is proposed solemnly to enact that five persons, named in (ho bill, shall constitute a joint stock com­ pany, who^e business it shall be to erect and faraish a hotel in the city of New York. They may com­ mence business with a capital of $100,000, on which per cent, is paid in. They may increase the oa-* pital to half » million. W hen tho capital is paid in, five trustees are to be elected, who are to estimate tho value Of the hotel and grounds, when completed, and divide it into five thousand equal shares, to be distributed among the trustees in proportion to their subscriptions. The title to the property is to be in the trustees and their successors, h u t no provision is made for the election of any after the first board, and restriction is placed upon them, except to forbid tho selling or partitioning the property without the consent of the holders of the majorities of tho shares. ; do not dwell on the details, because they are unim­ portant, or defeative, except so as to bo easily reme­ died—but to show what business occupies the repre­ sentatives of the people a t Albany. D elta . Correspondence o f Uio Evening Poat. W ashinoton . , Feb. 24, l&'iO. dJr. Webster and California— The Iniimidaiion'Sys­ tem— The Chivalry upon Col. Bitsell. T h a t Mr. Webster is preparing himself for a set ech upon the admission of California, is certain ; sport that he has drawn up any partieular soheme of adjustment is probably without any foun­ dation. The soheme of the free puhUo buildings an them, represent the i about industry of the city. I did not see a store in the place, though there may have been one or two perhaps ; it has not a single respectable hotel, nor did I see a dray-oart or any similar evidence of activity and thrift, al­ though a population of 5,000 people ii laid to be lodged within its precincts. The oity is supported mainly out of the public treasury. Those that have anything, are generally oonneoted in some way, di­ rectly or indirectly, with the public service, and those that have not anything, wait upon those who The public baildingsdorm a quadrangle, one side of which is the “ King’s House”—the res donoe of the Governor—opposite to it is tho Parliament House, and the other two sides are devoted to the public efficea and courts. T h iaisall of Spanishtown worthy The present Governor of the island is Sir Charles L. Grey, a cousin of LarlG iey, her Majesty's Secre­ tary for the Colonies. Ho is about sixty y ears of age, lid judge, and rather stoat, but vigorous and Ho is far from being handsome, but nature ben- v’oient dispo»ition, a ° with* le states is vary sim­ ple ; it is to admit California without ftirthi tiqn 1 thehe provisoviso attauhod.ttauhod. I dabble in the dirty pool of compro- ;anlze governments for the territoi reposes to take olh- tiM , and to organize gover with t pro a I have infolpiaiion that Mr. Webster er ground, or to dabble in the ml.se. Webster’s speech will probably be delivered in the acar.sc cf the present week. Mr. Milici s sp,-erb, t'jnoiuded this afternoon, was It very attractive, hut it was full Of sound dOCtllne. e declared boldly and decidediy against any com­ promise so far as it cDneorned California. Ho saw no s ; : £ : danger we have to apprehend is the bartoriog away of the claim* of the new state, and tho rights of free­ dom in the old, out of deferenoo to tho arrogant po­ sition and the audacious threats pat forward by the agents and advocates of slavery. The great impor­ tance the latter attach to thi* system of tactics is shown in the concerted a ttem p t which seem* to have been made lo operate upon the northern mind through the means of those despicable assemblages miscalled ' inion meetings.” It is shown, also, in the prompt- up to merited contempt, in a much more forcihla manner than had been done by any body else, the has endowed him with and genial humor, and moro than ordinary exe­ cutive tiients, which, with the aid of higu culture and rare experience, hiVe made him a tleoidedly notice­ able man. He was educated to the bar, and prac­ tised in the conrts of Wostminstdr Hall for some years, not without distinction- During my visit in tomg so irove of t ceremony; if we do not waive it. Congress will stand nponan equitily idl«tpunctilio, if it excludes Califor- i>i* for the reason that she does not pTCSeut herSCif vith the formalities on which Mr. Calhoun insists. But it Is certainly not tho fault of the no stata, that it was obliged to frame its constitu. tloa without tho usual preliminary law of Con­ gress ; it is the fault of the federal government. C ^ g r e » refused to provide a territorial government fot California, which was therefore compelled to organize a government for itself. The inhabitants of|GaIifomia perceived that the dispute concerning slijTCty In the territories, prevented Congress from, giving them a government os a territory ; they saW th a t tho same cause might operate for years ; tHoy tr«Fo told 1 ^ the majority in Congress, and by Mr. Osjlhoan, th a t whenever (hey formed themaelvea into a ^ t o , they were entitled to decide the question of tol|Br»tiDg slavery for themselves; they formed them- «elYos intq^a state j, tk«y decided that question; they toqk the most obvion* method of satisfying the ma­ jority in Gongregs. If we rCpolse them now, we •hall repeat the fault committed by the last Congress. T h e next position said to be taken by Mr. Cal- h o i ^ , th a t Congresi has a right to deeide at what it win a d m it. California into tho Union, is no S T g ^ e n t sgainst her admission now. The number « f 4 « fiu l^h itan ts is sufficiently large ; her oonstitu- tlor|ig opan^to no objection when compared with the reqtBreiaenti o f the organic law of our confederacy, onAlk ho* b e e t^ lifie d by the almost unanimous weieje o f iter .people H er admission will settle the sla- inijsd to keep he., ia tho condition of a territory we Spanishtown, the British who, for the sake of his health, had stead of the more direct route, to visit his sister. Lady Elgin, in Canada His arrival furnished the i lovi nor an occasion for mentioning that the first fee he ever reseivedas a barrister, was two hundred and fifty guineas from this lad's father, in the case of his con tested election to a seat in I’arliament, many year ago. The result of the contest vindicated Lord Dui ham's sagacity, and at once gave the young barrister professional position. His family connection and BorvieeaWe talents transfened him, a t a comparative­ ly early age, from the bar to tho post of J udge in India, where he prosided With dis- tinotion for many years, He was subsequtntly ap­ pointed Governor of the island of Barbadooi, fn whence he was promoted to his present position, which is esteemed the second governorship, in point of d ignity, in the gift of the Crown—Canada being the first One of the Governor’s friends here told me, that if Lord Elgin should retire from Canada, Sir Charles Grey would unquestionably be appointed to his place. A doubt flitted across my mind, which I did n ot see fit to eiproes then, neoeisary to suggest now. I may say, however, that if the Uuoen should ever appoint a successor lo Lord Elgin, in Canada, Sir Charles Grey would campare not unfavorably w if TETjl qnftalon •zstUsios'wiU prolong and exasperate it Urge portion of our lem tory Aoatld have given bar a territorial government. T h a t C,ms es* has a right to prescribe the boun- Aari^s of a now state, nobody f lUolw from this, that the bon « institution of CaUf.iraia are not the denies; but it does not this, th a t the boundaries defined by the of Calif.-vraia are n o t th e proper li we intended that uihor houndarie* should bele i adopt- nter, when their conn­ ed, ire should h a te prescribed thorn last winti her Inhabltanta were presring us to parcel the try jnto territories with suitable limits. W e have compelled h er to mark out her own frontier, and if •ore ^ow altar it—if, b y dividing the new state in two, W0 daneel her eonjtitntion and annul her eleotions, Wa Shall be goiUy of a grossly arbitrary and tyranni­ cal J^OCaeding. whatever may be thought of the ques- tion|olc6nsiitution&l powor. Fourthly a n d lastly, i t is maintained that Califor- Biaf* tottlargo for a tU te . If o*r readers wiU look » t tlo m a p , they will see that the proposed state is BO tpalfaa U rge as Texas. Yot Mr. Calhoun was d iit^ b e d with no scruples of this sort when he in- tr i ^ e d for the unconditional admission of the whole of ^jexaa as a ssg la state, if Gallforaia be too latgK we may easfly provide, by the very low admit­ ting b e r into the Union, for hereafter dividing it into Rsveial states. • 'H S COBIMISSIOISEII O P JC R O H S . pareeivo b y the proceedings of tho. Board oj Sup4rvisors last evening, t h a t a resolntion was offer­ ed one of the members to roraovo the present effi­ cient Commissioner, Mr. W alker, £eom tho office to •whiiih he wo» appointed when the law creating it was passfem Thtoagh eomo defect in thecall o f the Board, the members separated w ithouttakingany action npoa fee iproposifron, b a t we hear that an intrigue is ibotito effect his removal a t the next meeting, to b e j h e l d « soon « measures can ho taken tohkvocme' legapy assembled. W h a t is f e e m a tter with Mr. W a&er I W e have Jjoeri indneod to aijppose, that through\his judgmen* Jaw'estabrBhingtho present gyltem o f r e t e t i i ® J a r i » h a d been made to operate most famepcentlyqm:d; t h a t feUfejssi cojamnjaty i » 4 *>w4fa. *ri W e ] th any of tho distin have preceded Tim l ly resides in England, w tenant Charles William, their son.is with shed states­ men who have preceded h in that colony. Lady isides in England, 1, with her dangt here, as assistant secretary The causes of this division of his family there Is no occasion to refer to. It is enough to say that In Ms day the Governor has been a “ fast m an,” and is still esteemed a “ brick.” The Governor ia ex ojffuio Chaneellor, the presi. ding officer of the “ Court ofOrdinary,” and pre­ siding officer of the “ Court of Appeals under Er­ rors.” He 1s also vested with the powers of a High Court of Admiralty. As Governor.he receives a sala­ ry of $30,000 a year, which is increased by the fees aeorning from his various potonce of these menaces .k o i;.-a z t z - ca ITsta, evinced his very natural and proper inUig- oatioD, thafhis claim to having done all tho fighting andhat occasion shot-Id be dispaied by a northern oiaa, even though an older and better soldier than himself, by requiring a disclaimer of a part of Col. Bis.-ell’s re­ marks. There is, no doubt, something sefkms in tho aU'air, and therefore little is said about it There is pretty good authority, however, f»r stating that Col. LJisscll informed the friend of Col. Davis that his re­ marks had no tendency to detract from the actual sorvicesof the Mississippi battalion, and for further information “ referred him lo his friend, ” Geo- .■-omo lit that tho C of California made contingent upon lures moro agreeable to the southern members ; it. 1 understand that the apprehension is ..^..ndless. The committee consists of lour northern tree soil men, four slavoownors, and Mr. Itichardmn, of Illinois. Mr. Kiohardson holds the balance of , power, and his course, it is stated, has been recently ' governed by feelings more accordant with free than Cue of the northoru organs of tho factiooa minority hors has 1st out the rather intsrosting fact, that T b S days longer; and they are, therefore, becoming some­ what sofioitous of speedy action on “ compromise principles.” They have been consuming the Inflam- atory materials required to make the cauldron of the Nashville Convention boil and babble, for some weeks past, and there is imminent danger that when ol spontaneous combustion in which the disuniouisls deal, is very destructive to the political obafi' and other trash in which their hopes and plans alike con­ sist. Let it be understood, then, that if the free molted into languor and acquiescence. Iho very important case of tho bridge over the Attorney General Darragh,Hon. Robert J. W alker, late riooretary of the Treasury, and E. M. Stanton, of Pittsbnrgh, and for the company, Hon. A. H. H. Stuart, of Virginia, and Hon. R. Johnson, I nited Stales Attorney General. The great prinoiple to be settled Is, whether the right exists to nridgu a navi- gabio stream below the head of navigation. This bridge is a wire suspension structure, the floor of which is one hundred feet above low water mark.— But it frequently happens that in the best season of ioial offices some eight official inaomo is not over estimated a t forty thousand dollars annually j a nobleman, they say. very pretty snia for a plain man, b u t not maoh ft Opposite to th.- Governor’s residence is the Honae of Assembly or Parliament House, where I was im­ patient to meet the assembled legislative wisdom of from the deck, cannot pass without lowering their pipes, and many cases have already occurred of dc- tectioB and groat losses from the delays caused b j this obstmotion to the navigation of tho river. ^ ^ You will 860 in all the northern papers, reports of a pretty weeks ago to the same purport, is now proved to hav< e Island, and whither 1 bent y arrival in town as rircumst t my steps as soon after itances would permit. ^^W l * ' Committee 'hole on the State of the Island,” Mr. Jor­ dan a brown man, and one of the editors of the Afomtng Joamai, in the lhair. Mr, Osborne another brown man, his associate in the editorship of the Jonrnah was speaking. About twenty-five members were present. The room was a plain, deed homely, sort of an apartment, competent to hold 1 people, and divided in two by a it the members. The roon three or four hundred p bar, within which entirely without ornament of any kind, and resem. inpied: the chair, is a clear head. bled a country court room in Mr. J ordan who ocenp ) United States.- GO Our readers will find on the ontaide of to-day’s paper, articles about the Rochester Ghosts,Lord Jef­ frey, and the Congressional new*. M anorial St irs.—The following is tho execrable section referred to in the annexed letter from Chan­ cellor Walworth : ■jl No rents or. other ;n-.iey, due or hereafter to ba- eomc due, on any lease cr other obligation, shall be col- x r r ..... the Senate and Assembly, p ^ o = o ^ 1 u S S ^ o r ‘‘r t ‘S : ? termination of such smt ; and non payment of rent or ed, deliberate, and sagacious man, and is perhaps much as any one, the loader of what is called tl King's House or administration party. Osborne, who was speaking when I entered, w originally a slave, I afterwards had occasion to observe that he talked more than any other in (he house, thongh I did not perceive that he had any partioalar vocation as an orator. He is not edUOteili hO IS, however, rather Olitcmto than ignorant, and his mind lacks disoipline and order, but he hM influence with Ms i cTlcagues w M e h isnotto bo de- ------ . ------- spised. He is sanguine and pertinocions to a degree, and by taking advantage of the heedlesanes* or in- 1 have m dolence of his colleagues, accomplishes more than rented to many members of superior capacity. H e and Jordan title to lanA., In any ’ land within this state, mey Oeneral, under a joint resolution of Assembly adopted April eth. 1848. bas may hereafter commence, a suit for any ieruunation of such other money in such of the lease, or other contract, held under the said land­ lord or landlords or other person claiming title to said manor or tract of land S aratoga S prings , Eebruafy 11,1850. Dear sir,—Ai your m^uest I have for several days had under consideration a bill introduced into the legislature on the 5th of February instant^ entitled “ An act for the relief of tenants holding lands under porpetnal leases in this state,*’ ia reference to tho question as to its coostltatiocahty. 1 have carefaily exaimned tho provisions of the proposed act, in cor.- ncotion with the decisioDij of oar own coarts and of the Supreme Court of the United States, and am clearly of opinion that the first ECOtiou is UUCOUB jtU- tional, so far as relates to existing lesiscs and con­ tracts. I have no doubt that the passage of such au •ct woMd ba a violation of the provision of the Con­ stitution of the UMted States, wMeb prohibits any passing a law impairing the obligation of i bad time since this quesfion was pre- ....... ........ J for examination, to give any reasons a t the condnsion nt which 1 have arrived. derive a -profit which ia supposed here to excel fbirty ihonsond dollars a year. It'is not snrprising, tbereforOt fbkt in the Assembly a nd in their journal they rapport the present administration fervently. Tho Speaker, Charies M’L a rty Morales, is of Jewish fieseen^ hfld by jirofesslott a phyricias. H e fehieiied b ll pEW whtm t raeeeo&IIy wiili Samse! G eobge C uarkb , ES(J. m i l l q W i N t named John Driscoll fell into the E ast H irer, a t tho foot of Oliver e tred, ypstordayi m d 9«S*n 8 I h « | ^ W m m P T ^ e a t l e l t e i i u . The p lanet Jopiw r this worning wUhdre w* entirely from f e e gaze » f E a rth’* inhabitants, for purposes, nototated- It'ie g a n to disappear this m c ^ i g a f 3S*»'2^aeo. and to re-appear from behind i h s . d a fe side o f f e e Moop. and S min. ^ sec. south o f fee centre,»t3ii,S8m . 42 see,mean time of Cambridge. A n occnltafem o f feia p lanet has not been visiblo here fo r several years, and this Is tho only one of any planet that will bo visible in 1850 . —A bui has been inirodaced in Congress by Mr. So bench, to reduce the nominal value of Spanish coin circulating in the United States. It proposes to rate fee quarter dollar a t twenty cents; the e i ^ t h or twelve and a half cent piece, a t ten cants ; and tha Biltcenth, or six and a quarter cent piece, a t five ~ Col. Howard, Naval Offle« of Charleston, died on the 20th Instant. D istuknbll ’ s G uide to N rw M exico , C autor nia and . O regon , has been published in a new edi' tiou. In the map tho boundaries of the new state of California are designated, as well as tho principal by which that country and Oregon are reaah- h e tracks followed, on the ocean, by the steam- ore and other vessels departing from onr ports for California, are also laid down. Tho text contains a description of California in 1850. O ld JoLtPRE, by the author of “ A Trap to Catch a Sunbeam,” is just published by James Monroe & Co., of Boston. The publishers state that they have made the same arrangeipents with the author of these works,’for their rept^bUcatiOB, UB If DhO WefO W1 American author. | D ela T o m ’s R ecord oh the T hermometer prom 1840 TO 1850, just publishctd by R. Craighead, of this ei^y> gives tables of the temperature of the city for the last ton years, as kept at Delatoor’a, formerly Lynch ce Clarke’s, in Wall street. To the Editor o f the Evening Post. S ir ; The interest which you evlnoo in tho work of instrnctmg hamanity in all that coDcems ita welfare^ T3X& In tke l>elid^ ikai you will g*rant a far- ?orabio roofiption to tho oommufii^niion wLlok 1 am about to make, and that you will give it the utmost pablicity in your power, by inviting your follow-lo- borers to imitate- your example. Humanity, sir, cannot fail to acknowledge its gratitude to having thus spared many a life to numerous f some of whose members become every year tim of their imprudeuoe. Having been from my boyhood a lover of field sports, having always taken the utmost precaution, in order to avoid any accident in the use of my weapons, and having thus, up to tho pe­ riod of the applioatiou of the principle of per- cusaioo, avoided even the accidental discharge of a gun while in my hands, 1 was astonished at ikQ nu­ merous calamities that are dally caused by the usd of percussion fire arms. It is true th a t ! have es­ caped uniojored ; but frequontiy owing to a fall, or while leaping a ditch, or riding through a thicket, my gun and pistols have acoidontally exploded.— Like most persons who meet with similar aocidanta, I thought 1 might have left my weapons cooked, a position which would, however, hare been much loss . dangerous than to allow (as 1, in common with tho generality of sportsmen, did,) the hammer to rest on th® cap. 1 never met a sportsman who did not re­ sort to this unfortunate practice, when ho Wished to place his gun in a safe position, instead of leaving it at half-cock, which is tho true mode of avoiding dan- ^ In order to prove the truth of this assertion, take an unloaded gun, place a cap on tho nipple, and bring tho hammer down on it. It will bo seen that the upper extremity of tho hammotia liable to catch every object which it encounters; that very little force ia suflacient to raise it, and that the objects which it may thus catch will almost always fioe them­ selves before it describes tho arc which it must tra- verbO in order to bring it to half-cock ; it oonsoquont- ly falls upon the nipple, and almost always explodes tne cap. This can readily be demonstrated by rais­ ing the hammer with the thumb, so as to bring it nearly to half-cock, and then allowing it to fall upon the nipple Try tho same experiment with a gun a t half-cock ‘.he result w»u eitber bo to cock it or bring it back its original position o f half-cock. It COQ thui HUSlly be demonstrated that half-cock is the only po­ sit, on which gives the sportsman the necessary pro- lion against tho accidental discharge of his piece. Hence, it is evident that a gun when at half-cook, is in a far more safe condition than when a t off-cock entirely ; for in order to discharge it when in tho latter position, it is necessary that some motive force should act on the trigger. Mow this force will al­ most alwavB act in tho first place on tho guard which protects the trigger, and if, by chance, it should touch tho trigger, it will almost universally do so ob­ liquely. and in many c ^os the trigger may bo forci- imps, and which is said to and a t the same time, to be cheaper stable, lard o give better light, ue, to be cheaper than either sperm, seed oil. It emits an odor while book with tho barrel, so that the latter transmits siir; t'L.it.psn;.’; raiee tho hammer, which will seldom fail to fall with sufficient force to disohargo the weapon. These truths cannot be too forcibly impressed on the minds of sportsmen, especially of the young, who arc SO ufteu the victims of lamentable accidents. 1 would suggest to tho manufacturers of fire arms to adopt tho use of four checks or rests, or throe at least; this addition would, 1 am sure, render the piece more safe. 1 venture sir, to hope that my oommnnieation will be more favorably received by you, than it was in 1847, by tho principal organa of the provision press, (the National, the Frosao, tho Dobats, and the Con- Ititntional,) whoso editors declined to insert it. '\ \ ‘‘ ‘‘ ' ‘ ‘‘ ‘ • ■ \ “ ’ \ ‘■ r ' l r S . m k p . s . New lork, Kobruary 23, 1M50. L oro B acos -.Mr i lay said that he wouU sugge.it to the senator to observe Lord Bacon's advice, to ato.rtain the facUs before he ventured on an assertion flteport of Speech in ^ nitcd States Senate from Washington Ro- ( an any of our readers Inform us when and where Lord Bacon made that important communication to the world ' i.Now Yorh Lveuing Lost nformation ’ost, who, b ireping amid “ ignorance. Lord Bacon made the ri burning which resembles that of pastilles. D eath op M r . H offman . . —We have just received tho molonoholy Intelligenee of the sudden death of Samuel B. Hoffman, Esq , one of our most respeota- blo citizens. Mr. HoiTman was recently removed from the Euitom House, under the plea of retrenchment, to irMch he had been altaohed for several years, was in perftet health this morning, and while riding in tho railroad oar dropped from the seat and expired intly. He was universally respected by all who V him, and his death will bo severely felt by his family who, within tho short space of three months, ivo boon deprived of both their parents. Tho house No. 2 Little W ater street was discovered to be on fire last night, about half-past nine o’clock. The fire was caused by tho bursting of a eamphene lamp. The damage was trifling. A gentleman named Augustine Looks vras fined ton dollars, yesterday, for fast driving in Broadway. It served him right. 'Fho friends of those who are about to proceed in the steamer “ Wilson G. H unt,” to San Franoisoo, California, made a trial trip in her on tho 25th inst. 8he left the dock foot of Beckman street, about 12 o’clock, noon, making a circuit up the East River above tho Dry Dock, and then proceeded to sea, going about five miles beyond where the light ship was for­ merly moored, and returning to her berth by six o’clock, P. M. Tho whole company were delighted with her per­ formance, and but one aontimont prevailed, which was, that sho was so fitted up as to combine strength, ity and expedition. A fine collation was served when tho vessel was in the lower bay, when, ong others, tho following sentiment was offered by H. Willisti.n, Ocean House; to what the ■ould divest it _ irch and oongrogation, bei ____ plaster cf shoemaker’s wax, applied French call the crupion of an infant, v ________ of “ original sin” and “ total depravity.” Out friends have thus got tho ‘'w h e n ’ and \w h o re” Lord Bacon said it ; and. may Ho down and go to sleep eonlented. That remardable woman, the W i­ dow Euphrasia Greene, is onr authority for this im- F“r t a ^ a T ia \*^^ theological reminisoenoo.— CITY IN T E I a I a IO B N C B . In the District Court, yesterday, considerable ex­ citement was created by the reading of an indictment against the captain and officers of tho steamer New World, which left this port for California a short time since. It seems that a Sheriff’s officer had had poasessioD of hor for several days previous to her sail­ ing, on an execution for debt, inonrred in the process of building and fitting up the ship. But ODO day tho vessel suddenly raised steam, pul out into the bay, beat up a crew which had before boon concealed, and after landing tho officer on Platen Island, put out to sea. If this be so, tho offence is a serious one, as by too act of 17fHj It is defined to be piracy, for which the punishment declared is death. There was a curious moveir ent in the Board of Supervisors at an extra meeting held last evening.— Jndges Dener, Paine, and Mason, of tho t>uporiOr Court, and Ingraham and Woodruff, of the Uommon preside, and Mr. Talli ), passed in December, 1817, I shall be selected by a person ■0 was not a eommis- York, 2d see., ohap. 495, which enacts that jurors shi to be appointed by the Supervisors of tho city of New Y o rk,fee Judges of the Superior Courtandthe of the Common Pleas, and who shall be known lommissioncr of Jurors, and be anthorisod to appoint one or more assistants. The Supervisor of the Thirteenth ward wished to know if* they were qualified to appoint a commission­ er under that a ct—whether there ■ Alderman Franklin then rose and offered a resolu­ tion that Mr. W. A. Walker be removed from tho office he holds as Commissioner of J urors. This sadden and strange movement produced a hot debate, when Franklin, at the instance of Duer, withdrew the motion. Lain December, the Fhenix Bank of Westerly, bode Island, was broken into and robbed of about sixteen thousand dollars, mostly in coin. The police of this oity have sinoe been upon the look-out for the robbers ; but it was not until the 8th of this month that any clue to their wheraabonts was obtained. On that day officer Bowyer, of the Chiof’s office, toek into custody in tMs oity, a man named Thomas Ka- luse, and, assisted by Sheriff Lane, of Paterson, id officers Cole and Reed, of tMs city, arrested at Paterson, Lari Cole, on suspicion of being thegoUty ken, on a requisition from the Governor of Rhode Island, to Westerly, when arching examination, they were commi prison for trial in the Supreme Court, which sit* in August next. N. F. Dixon, of Rhode Island, aot*d tomey-General for the proseoution. The pris­ oners were ably defended by Mr. Dickinson, of Pater- lera, after m itted to eon, and Gen. Updyke, of Providence. A andsn death oconrred last evening. W m. Mohl, a native of Germany, 44 years of age, while sitUng in Ms room at No. 23 Frankfort street, apparently perfectly well, fell to the floor and died immediately. The eorener held an inquest and a verdict of death by apople^ was rendered. A meeting was held k s t evening, at Tammany Hall, for tho purpose of making arrangements for a grand baU in behalf of the late volunteers in the war wife Mexico. CoL Baniei E. Delevan wa* appoint­ ed chairman, and Joseph A. D iw er, Esq., Secretary. A committee of more than two hundred citizens was appointed to c a n y the object into effect. Gfreat preparations are makini : people, to have the Land ing among tho work- Reform meeting at rammany on Friday night, one of the g reatest of It ia expected that M y n d n t Van the season. It is expected fe a t Schaiek, Judge Edmonds, or some other equally distfeguished eUizen, will preside, and feat several e l Otfr most popular speakers, will addfffg afKBr bly. U odt street, is ose of. h e laigoft cheapest fotnish- xngslorcs in f ee city. There is always on hand thefe* Iw g e ifin o j^to F fjsllttailedo thin ^ o iev e iy deta ip i ■ tidB,.a&di cfofeca li|re.'mafld tef 'o M ^ in f e 'f e * ' despiitch, and in f e e neatest zb'ICft, - Q ar country f e d c ity readerSj'fee ferrcd tq tli^iiaK r tissm e n t. , The w eather for these past two (days turn been de- lightfuL The feermometer has ranged about sixty degrees above zero, and fee skies, barring the dust in the much travelled streets, perfectly serene, night tho moon has shone out iq fee most silvery splendor, rendering fee nights alipost os clear and brilliant as lb’s days.^ To-morrow morning a t eleven o'clock, there !a to be another sMp lannoMfrom fee yardiof W . H . Webb. This time tho new Liverpool packet, tho Vanguard, !S W. Fhillipz, a u d io be commanded by iorton, is to be etrnek frem the stocks. 10ted ted almost entirely of live oak, four­ teen'hundred tons burthen, and in ail respects a siup ition of built for James W . Phillipi, anc Capt P . F. Norton, is to be struck from the ztecks. I is construc almost entirely of live oak, fonr- orthy of the reputation of the Kew York ship­ builders. On and after Monday, Marcb “1, the aftornoei train of (be Morris and Essex Railroad wfli leav® New York a t 4 o’clock, instead o f 3 i, as at present. Yesterday, abont noon, as a laborer named Danie, Kenny, was engaged in the ice-house of Mr. Harris, corner of Chiystie and Rirington streets, he foil through the trap-door to the ground, a dirianco of twenty feet, and was injnrad severely interially, thongh no bones were broken. Ho was immediately conveyed to the Gity Hospital. Mr. Levi W h ittaker, a resident of No. 11 Man­ hattan street, wMle in Gannon street, Brooklyn, yes­ terday, fell down in a fit. He was immediately con­ voyed to his residence, bnt died before reaching it. He bad been for some tune in ill health. The performance of fee Oratorio of the Messiah last evening, by the Brooklyn Sacred Music Society, at Plymouth Church, was attended by ihall. Miss Deluce, and Messrs. Miller the principal sieger*. The clerk’s meeting, it will bo remembered, takes place this evening, a t the Tabernacle. John Van Buron and others wiU speak. 11 is suggested that the retail dealers of tho city should close their stores to •nablo their clerks to attend this important gather- Let not the reader, who wishes to hear all about the philosophy of the Reebester Ghosts, S3 they are called, forget to attend Mr. Briitan’s leoturo at tho Society Library this evening. Truffi’s benefit at tho Opera Honse, last evening, was a substantial one, and her efforts in Luoretia and Gi- uramonto gave universal satisfaotion, if we by the applause. To-night that most exqui operas, Don Giovanni, is to be repeated. This noonoemeut is enough to fill the honae. A now article is offered to the pnblio by Delluc & Co., whose beautiful stores in Broadway, Park Row, and the Fourth avenue, are well knoivn. it is a per­ fumed burning oil, adapted to mechanical as well as id which : asm. Miss Nortl and Johnson. re may judge qnisite of all .3S. Sox tc C o . of tbe 4 story f e d lfe # - : to*nt bitlck honse and lot on feenm fe r ideofK thrtm fe hefeeonJSro*4w*y*ndUatt«riiy in anfetcw n p lete n*nner,feata*W>«td*iat*W«u*5Eh- ‘ ‘ feeirarqrfeelotJ»»WIiaaeffioffliirtrtl«. ■botboodL C tofeeirarcrfeelotJ** Wlifeeffioffli _ W e VAKAew ' -regniwted to tall attOntlMSfo the sale tu­ be made TO-wea*ow, by W m - H. v*Aiixi.tn, Sou a Co-joi STatofeie lofe'pfgrefed vitflttedvB Fourth aTenuoanfl SOth street, in fee immediate neighboriiood of Gramercy Park. AJsa.twolotaon 2l5i*8£xiee6, between Second and Third avenne*. Fourth Avenpe—1 lot of gronnd on fee Seufeeast cor­ ner of^tb Bvenne and SOth street. Also 41 lots adjoining. SOth etreeV-1 lot on SOth street, directly in rear of fee Zlst street—2 lots on tbe north side of 21st street, be­ tween M «nd 3d sveanes. We Understand tbe ssleiriU eonnnenee'with the above. Change, situs and. lot No I31 Wz would have our feadsrs attend the large sale ofvalnable re»l estate by A kthont J. B lescskr , to - uor - Row the 2Sth inst., at 12 o’clock, at the MerehRnt’s £x- iuatej and known as forors viz; the house 1 Spring street, also 2 S story houses *nd lots No. 4 and S Hall Pls.se, opposite TompRins Martet, Q building loG on Rttb street near Otb A von no, 2 lots street near 9th Avenue, 2 lots on 87th street near 9th Avenue. 2 Iota on tbe South-west corner of 9lh Ave­ nue and 39lh street. Also, leaieheld property, No. 128 ■Varick street, also the elegant 4 story honse situated on 10th street 175 feet -west of Izt Avenue, house and No. 93 Amity street, between Thompson and Snlli rtreet, 1 lot on 25th street near Sd Avenue, house au( No. 172 w . 18th street near 8th Avenue, 2 valuable hou­ ses and lots No. 873 and 375,9th Avenue, near S4th st.^ also the 5 story brick store, No. 9 Spruce street, also a honse and lot on S7th street between 8th and 9th Ave­ nue and leasehold property on 9th Avenue near S7th rtreet, and the house and lot No 74 State street, with the adjoining lot in the city of Brooklyn. 'jiyEcganeSue,''..- --------- ii^ t i p r i a A n u * b « will psobaSlohe 5*rtMd: Torthirife. l t I* » g r ^ p lo t u r o of fee present time*la; JU S T PU B L ISHED . OUR GUARDIAN, By the enthor o l “ The Foot Cowsla,” “ MySirter fennie,” ao-Frico » ets. ThU reaHj fine book, like “ Jans Eyxs” (which when, arstasnedroraam e lay torj^dl Is Cpt taking hold on the reading community. The Loudon Spectator eaya o f i t : “ This novel efeihibi fee aufeoirt 'souWd oR isaclnatosaclnator ofstyleandpafeosjandfonn of fee fe««T« rtoBW aud iuoidrati” T h i T f lo B y tfm B o tiw “ Sister Sitauiewa* a favorttfi iBdoed)* gwat favorit*— anisbed, howpveri, »* tfet, piotuT? was alloired to be, Mrs. Baniells’spresent (Sort deserves astUl^lofUer nisho in the temple of Uterary fsine.” N E A R L . Y B E A U T . COff CKEGAN—Tho Irish GHBlaJ—By level 12 and close—25 eents. “ Courtship and 'Wedlook”—“ 'Wilfrei Montressor,” and other new books, are in press. •aiNOER t TOWNSEND, 228 Broadway, order of the eieci to he made ' TnrngDAYili _________ in Fiatbush, and the farm lately ooo\pied by N son is in excellent order. Purchasers have seldom an c portunity of investment equally favorable offered ; them. For particulars see advertisement in anof BR04DW*r.-The sneoessofthe new American com a.~P . P U T N A M ’S N E W P U B L I C A T I O N S The East, by Rev. J. A. Spenosr, 8vo, cloth, lllnstrated. Tho Red Rover, by J. Fennimore Cooper, 12mo, cloth, Willisti.n, The “ Wilson G Hunt ;otjon of hor first i nt\—Mey she have the pro- _ “ Neversink,” from thence To which Mr. Hunt responded in a few words, laying he had spared no expense in fitting up the sraft we were now making a trial trip in ; his direc­ tion to tho mechanics was to make her as strong as wood and iron would mako her, and ho believed hor in every particular sea-worthy and a safe craft. If he did not, he would not permit her to proceed to sea, and he would not now permit her to go if he thought thereby any ohUdren would be made fatherless. Yaking a few ap- proposed that the company should organize a meeting, by the appointment of officers, to express their approbation of the performance of the vessel; whereupon Mr. Thomas G. Talmago was unanimously appointed chairman, and Henry A. Kent, secretary ; T. N. Cagneau, 8. B. Warner, W. S. Bailoy, Sheldon Leavitt, oommittoo to draft reso­ lutions oxproBsivo of tbe sontlmontB of tho company; ooroupon the following resolutions wofo foad and lanimoosly adopted: Resolved, That the thanks i hereby tendered to Thomas Hunt. Esq , for the pleasure afforded us on the trial trip of the steamer Wilsoa (J unt, and for tho very liberal and sumptuous collation rorided by him for our entertainment. Resolved, That we tender to Capt. Geo. O. Spall, com­ mander of tho ship, onr acknowledgments for his atten­ tions during the trip, and give our approval to the frank and cordial bearing which denote him the sailor and gen- to®tbe rolden R * *“ <lMpatehing the’ stemr LEOAX. USTELJUXSENCIS. Also, against William E Harris for robbing the mail, ' ip Havre, charged with iarency at sea. the power. The case cam© up for ar^meut eome time CoVRT orCosoioit P lkai —Before Jn Woodruff—Appeal case sobmll mge. with $16 costs. And the eoi 3 . h r t e T c r m l t “wMfe only Issue, of law are This is vacation week In all other Courts. (OFPtClJUe.) At a meoting of the Board of Aldomen, held February 25,1850, the foUoTdng meesage wm receired from his Honor the Mayor, which was directed to he entered at length on the minutes, and ordered to be published in tho newapftpers. ^ D. T VALENTINE, Clerk, Mayors 0£ice, Feby. 18,1850. le Hon. the Board of Aldermen: ' , ....ntlemen, The conflimatlon of the assessment u«t tor regulating and paving 83d street, between 9th and-ilth avenue, has been objected to by several of the parties, In interest, on the gronnd, that tho assessment was oonflrmefl by the two Boards’ on tho reading of toe endoiaement upon toe assessment papers, without reading or eonsider- ing tho objeetlons to snob conflrmaOon which were feere- tUoTarties Interested in tofr assessment have a right to be heard, and, that these ohjeetTon* hre entitled to eonsideraUan by the Common G o ^ tt. I* U ^hable. and indeed, 1 undtrstandsneh was the fact, that feMhjeo- ion^o tots assessment were inadvert»Uy overlook^ iTthererore, return the assessment list for gceonrider*. C. 8. WOODflULL. HtmTiBotON’s GAtLzav.-Wo hear feat this colleotion already Urge, is to receive an Important ad^lion In the twopietnrea caUed CatKaamimof the Sick, h u d CkrU. NSW Oriean*. FiaxAaxa-’Oar x»»<i«9 are m n i H, ImEM CO. sal* o l attBBWtmUF rfeatotoirr* >■a v rrmi ..-jCfffISa JS* M o ir r a lafeq f f 'tsijn g g 41 Commercial Correspondenoe, English and French, 12mo, The Pilot, by J. Fennimore Cooper, 12mo, cloth, $1 do do do do do, $1 Evening Entertainments, 12mo, cloth, eloth, 76 cents. Historical Studi's, by O, tF. Greene, 12mo, The Fathers of New Ei per limp 26 cents. ArlonUr Confessions, by Rev. Dr. Hawks, paper 26 cts., Shakspeare Calendar, by W. C. BlohardJ, U4mo, cloth 37j cents, cloth gUt 62j < King of the Huroi 8t Leger ; or, th< Egypt and ita Monuments, by Rev. Dr. Hawks , 8vo. England, by Rev. H. ^’h 12 ), cloth, $126. Bushnell, pa- 0 completed 1* nd2nowr»adj. N E f V M O N T H L Y W O R K . B Y M RS. E L L I S Author of “ Social Distinction ; or, Hearts and Homes,” ho. he. Just Published the First Number—Price 60 cents-to bo ConUnued Monthly. MRS. 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Superfl- cies. and Solids ; also, a Philosophical Ex­ planation of the Simple Mechanical Pow- mation required by the mass of people throughout toe country ; and it is oonfldently hoped that the arrange­ ment of the work end its adaptation to the best and most approved methods of teaching, together with the impor­ tance of thesuhject. may secure for it a place In all our common scbcoli and academies, though it be in s cases at the expense of somo of the higher though Important branches. The attention of teachers and others interested in the subject of Education Is respectfully invited to this new Also, Lately Published— ADAMS’S PRIMARY ARITHMETIC, an Introduc­ tion to Adams’s New Arithmetic. ADAMS'S NEW ARITHMETIC—revised Edition. ADAMS’S BOOK-KEEPING, by Single Entry. ROBERT B. COLLINS, Publisher, fs28 Stnp 254 Pearl st, New York. O O D E Y FO R M A R C H , 1850. ANOTHER TRIUMPH. ONE OF W E. TUCKER’S BEAUTIFUL PLATES. T he CoNriiiAST— a line engraving, by W. E. Tucker. T he Ypi'so AiditKR-An engraving in gomograph, by WxDDieo CoATA-MiA—A truly neautiful plate, colored, by J. J. Pease. B knjamiv W eat ' a F irst A ttempt at D hawiko — M mc—Heron Ho—Julian Cramer. C hildrev ' a F aahios ' s — Six figures, by W. Croome. COATiMEA or ALL N atioss —A regular series, by J. S hort or Ft el —W. Croome. T he SruERE or W ouah —Ditto. C age B irds - J, FrOBt- T he W ork T able — Kelly. COSIRIBI TORS-Mrs. E. F. EUat, Mrs. J. C. Neal, Mr*. 8. J. Hale, Mrs. L. w . Stewart, Anna C. Austin, H. T, Tnckerman, Prof. C. E. Blumenthal, D. Bates, R. Coe, Jr., Julian Cramer, H. B. Hirst, Capt. A. T. Lee, Rev. Alber Traey Chester, W. Gilmore Simms, J. Clement, Edgar Janvier, and other authors of note, are the oontributors to this number. Prioe 26 cents. For sale by fe25 H. LONG fc BROTHER. 43 Ann street, N. Y. V A L U A B L E A N D P O P U L A R W O R K S . JOHN TALLIS & CO.. p d b l i s h e r s , 16 Jshn street, New York, and L the Great 5] asters. SOCIAL DISTINCTION ; Or, HEATS AND HOMES- By Mrs. Ellis. THE PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE EARTH AND ANIMATED NATURE-By Oliver Goldsmith, M. B. Beautifully colored after nature. t h e PEOPLE>S a scripture o allerv of e n - GRAVINGS a THE FAMILV DEVOTIONAL BIBLE—With COpiOUS Nptefl and Reflections on each Chapter of tbe Old and N^w Testament, and valuable Marginal Iteferenoes, by the Rev. Matthew Henry—folio. FOX'S BOOR OF MARTYR’S, edited by the Rer. ’ohn Kennedy. FAMILY ^The complete works of FLAVIUS JOSEPHUS, fee Catalogoti at toe store. _______________ Jal8 np SO T E R ’S F A M O U S COOK BOOK._^ D. APPLETON b CO. HAVE NOW READY, A SEcoirn EDi-fioir, THE MODERN HOUSEWIFE; or Menagei*, eompiis- Ing nearly 1000 receipts fox too economio and judicious preparation of every me*l of the day. ■wife those of the Mursery and Sick Room, and minute dinctions for fam­ ily management in all its'branches. By AlerisSoyer. Ed­ ited by an American Honsekeeper. Ilmo $1. “ W* take np this volume of Mons. ,Soyer In the spirit which the student set* down to fee study of Co»- ihat is to say with an alarming sen** of our own \___ ' an overpowering convio- tkflitieB offeeanth^: ‘ moe : that is to say . incapacity and li&knesi, _ _ 'an ol the knowledge a ndcapal ______________ re ns. A Humboldt grasp* universal nature: Alex ■ exhausts cookery. » • » Tho Mei_. ‘ ‘ ■ 'M Cesmei—and indeed b we are acquainfed-r-thi if advantag^over work with which i ath^rhe- lexisSoy- t j tbe bnmanetomafe, yet ■wife *pen esienfetU; zoman- Ho «ttd imaginative. It I* at once didaetio and dietetic, drainatie and cnlinary. Hera we are moved by aaenti- msnt, there we ar* brought faee to face with a ‘•pig’a eheek” and sternly taught‘how to boil It with split peas wpan.” flow wo »ro beguiled by « tender «or- ---- enco between'My dear Hortenso’and‘cette Cher* ElolM J’ and now we u e rudely torn from toe eoeiety of tboee admiralffe ladies, to stand confoundea and imaze’' in the preeene* of a bin of fiire of a dinner given by B a * e ,^ .M . F., at the Beforni Club, the other day.’. To hesure-tbstransitii ---------- * *' ----- -------- - Cure, by the Shew,M. D. 60 cents. :ios, considered -with relation 1 GOOD BOOKS FOR A L L , PL’BLISHED BV FOWLERS b WELLS, 181 Nassau CoiTsuMPTiox, ita Prevention and Cure, by the Water- Cure Treatment, by Joel Shi PHVSIOLOav OF Dioi toe Principles of Dietetics, by Andrew Combe, M. D. F ood ahd D iit — coatainSng an Analysis of every kind of Food, by Prof. Pereira. PsrcHOLooT, or toe S ciehce of the S odd ; Physiolo­ gically and Philosophically considered. 26 cents. \WATER-Cure J odrwal ; and Herald of Reforms; devo­ ted to Hydropathy and Medical Reform. $1. Beside toe above, all works on Physiology and Hydro­ pathy may be obtained of fe 25 et np FOWLERS b WELLS, 131 Nassau st. TH E GENEHAL MUTtlAL mgURANOE COMPAITT. In oonfonnity to tlis provisions of tha chortor of this 3j, the TroBteeg submit the following state- -WISE H.. GARY & CO., s w . i » » « A k « » j S « * a E S * a a E * , j alttfew ftcferera prioes, m i f c i . K s T i v a , - . s a - s s i s ; 7 i 5 Spisr' ■ \ r - i s w £ r r s s s ; ^ 3 w Low’s English Soap, -Whl and Brown Windsor. s C . m i . i . S ' b ' S . ,nd new etylej of Fancy Goods by every packet GOODS, v iz: plmn and cm e d tuck. f i n e s t s s t s s f ; t o ^ inch, luv^et German do-Brita^ia Outstanding premiums on 16th January 1849, ?127,986 66 Premiums taken since 16th January, 1849, Marine Pramiume (inclnding those connected with inland) $211,016 76 Inland transportation and navi­ gation risks ............................. 86,818 98 Fire risks.................................... 124,430 79—372,266 53 $600J250 18 370,801 97 16th January, 1850 ............. ' J i l i l f L S Earned preminma during the past year asoUows f ; On Marine risks ......................... $211,178 68 On Inland transportation and navigation risks ..................... 86,830 12 On Fire risks ....................... f . . 122,793 17 Deduct return premiums 44-$356,219 63 Losses daring toe past year as follows : On Marine risks, including re-in­ surance and $23.39597 for loss­ es ascertained but unadjusted $186,434 46 On Fire risks, including re-insur- ance and commissions ............ 82.593 28 On Inland Transportation and Navigation risks ...................... 14,837 62 For expenses, inclnding salaries, office rent, stationery, bo. be. 11,362 94-295J218 25 Balance of interest. . Net profits during theyear 1849 ............... 6B,0S8 60 Net profits during tbe year 1848..................... 68 181 34 Net profits during toe year 1347 ............. 81,340 73 Assets on the 16th January, 1850 : Bills receivable...................................................$227,136 72 New York State Five per cent stock................. 29,078 76 United States Six per cent, stock ..................... 17.325 00 United States Six per cent, Treasury Notes.. 41,593 Bonds and mortgages ........................................ 15,000 00 Cash In Bank...................................................... 12,018 97 Salvages.............................................................. 1,128 04 Scrip of Insurance Companies ........................... 8,685 37 Pilot boat and steam pump ............................... 668 61 , principally amount of earned premiums of theyear, ending the 14 th day of January, 1850, for which certificates will be issued on and after toe SOth day of March next. Also, a divi 4end of six per oent. on tha certificates of 1848 and 1849, payable in cash on and after the eighteenth Instant. New Tork.-Febmary 8th, 1860. By order of the Board. B. C. MORRIS, Secretary. TRUSTBBS. N. O. RUTGERS, President ALFRED OGDEN, -Vice President. WM. B. BOLLES, 2d Vice President. B. C, M ORRIS, Secretary.______________fe9 Imdnp StebU lty, Seewrlty, R erpetm ty. $EOOfeOOO. T H E MUTUAl. U F B INSURANCE COM- OF N E W YORK, N o . 3 5 W A I i U S T R E E T . (tty- Statem ent of affairs of the MUTUAL LIFE IN- URANCE COMPANY of New York for the year ending Net asseti luary 31,1849.... RECEiHrs 1 ..$742,678 14 For Preminms and idPoUeias... 11,14124 For Interest.. . DISBURSEMENTS IN 1849. Losses paid ............... $149,614 73 “ unpaid.......... 23.600 00 ries, Rent of fees, Stationery, Prii lonnt, paid for sola- >f Office, Physicians’ luting and : r « ' , paid for Commlssioi Advertising, Exchange, State Taxes .................. Balanco, being net assets of fee Company, January Slst, 1850...................$1,000,439162 Deposited in Bank of New York. , .819,889 85 “ “ New York Life & Trust Company, temporarily on inter- est ................................................ $60,228 74 Bonds and Mortgages ........................ 631,360 00 oks, at cost being less than par value ............................................ 269,546 74 Interest due, and not paid .................. •39,18 75 $1,(H3JIS9 62 From which deduct loeses not yet paid............................................. 23,500 $1,000,439 62 Whole number of policies issued in 1849 ___ 1756 e “ . In 1848 1605 Increase in 1849. . . . 250 « outetanding. . . . 6799 •Since paid. (A considerable part since Jai. B. Coffinj. Wm. J. Uyilap. K.H.McCnjdy, Fiid. SWiastoa, C. W. Fabei. John P. Yelveihm. Theo. Sedgwick. Stacy B. CoUim, Wadiwoxtb, B. M. Coradl, G obv . M. Wilkinx, USTEES. John V. L*. Pm7m, ^v^C^'^iaeR. jS 'S r r S g . Pearson, Henry Wells. JOSEPH B. COLLINS, President. ISAAC ABBATT, Secretary. MritroRw Pos-», M. D., Medical Examiner, wh* attends at the office daily, from U to 12ij o’clock; Jos. B lokt , Connselloi. C har . G ili ., Aetwary._______ _ ___________ fel42w Wm. Moore. David A. Comstock, Robert Schnyler, jRfflsR Chzmbeii, Joseph Tackeiman. Moses B.Gtinnell. W bl J. Bunker. EngeneDutflh. Francis S. Lalhrop, HIBW SP R IN G GOOBS. mtcbcoQk &Iteadbeater, 3 4 7 B r o a d w a y ^ (ccurza or tzorraan szjuct ,) ar* dally leetiving their splendid new PRINTS, DEUADiEg^OIlENADINEg, ORGANDIES, S llflt TISSUES, JACONiSTD, be,*c, and »re prepared to »erv« feeiiBatron* wife THE MOST b e a u t i f u l «hnUES, of various FthrioB everseen iaN ew T o ik. They h*T**lso just lieeired * few’piMc* of boatifn b u f f , s a l m o n fePINKMERINOES, »d Ciahmnea.fee aHpreTailing.aa.d defefelegoods /or OPERA « e t e n i n o d r e s s e s * c l o a k s , whioh,»ddedtOtheIrrtoek of Scalrt, Cfen*pn,Gree%fcc, be. makes the bMt sssOTtmentiaNesrXofe. YARD WIDE VELVE3S OT t m C V S GOLOHSy DE I a UNES. o n e SHItiM G? A KA&b, m f m m o m Horn do Dressing do Speotacles, Looking OlasseS) Pocket Books, Wallets and Port Fans, feather, paper and silk. Jewelry, gold and imitation, &o. Complete catalogues of their etoc English, German, French andSpanh fe2 3meod np s & . SJi'lliClAL T k L E G R A P II NOTICJB. Baines Telegraph. Office of t h e N o rth A m e rican Telegsmph Com- panjr. No. S9'VPaII at , opposite toe Bank of the State of New 'Fork. 7'he public are respectfully Informed that toe ne^w Line f Telegraph, extending from New York to Washington city, has been completed, and that no ezpen& has been >rs to make it the most perfect traph, exi IS been oc spared by the proprli of Telegraph in the United States. The ■wires are laid roes the Northirth Riverr undernder water,ater, to thee office,ffice, No. 29 ch is hereby given to Rive u w to th o No. 29 Wall street; and increased the messages forwarded by this line, to Philadelphia, WU- ind Washington, as it is tha only N 0 DELAY need occur from rewriting, as the opera tors at the various stations are enabled to telegraph di­ rect to either of the above named places. oe, in connection with the O’ReiUy W Pittsburgh, Wheeling, Cincinnati, Lonle ew Orleans, and all the intermedit It is the intention of the proprietors that the business at toe various offices shall be conducted with efficiency and civility ; and the most energetic means will be used to keep toe wires in condition for toe prompt transmis­ sion of all despatches entrusted to their care. A Share of public patronage is respectfully solioii the new line of talegraph. HENRY J. ROGERS, j28 Imnp eod _____________ General Snperintenc nlsvillo. St. L( l i f e . d i . j m m a m w p low isirTejafri ■ won do X * o v « ^ . IR aeary Floor Oil ClotBs, .sofl8 and 24 feet in tridth. They are also i NO. V» JOHN ST R E E T , ARE NOW RECEIVING INTO STORE FROM THEIR Factories at Elizabethtown, N. J., a variety of original patterns of H i in sheets of 18 and 24 feet in tridth. They ceivingfrom the Lansingburgh Factories. Medittm Fi^or Oil Cioths, in sheets of 18 feet in width. Also, narrow goods, in ■ rions widths, 8 feet, 3.9, 4.6, 6.8, and 6 feet. They have also in store, IsJglit Floor Oil Cloths, of the Br<»kl 3 rii, Newburgh, Albany, Lansingburgh, oa and Maine manufacture, in various widths and pat­ terns. Also, T a b le Oil Cloths, plain and figured, 4-4,5-4 and 8-4th wide, of AMERICAN, GERMAN and ENGLISH’manufacture. Also, Carriage Oil Cloths, All of which they offer to the trade on the most liberal terms. nl6 eod np I fciKCH A « T S S l o t h e r s , s. & JL. labidJWES. NO. JOHN S T R E E T . R E RECEIVING PROM T H E R E C E N T _ L ARRIVALS new and desirable Goods for the SPRING TRADE, to which they respectfully invite the attention of merchants and other purchasers. NOW OPENING. Irish Linens and Sheet- Drapery Muslins. Furniture and Cambric Dimities. _ oths. Turkey re lamsley Sheetings, *11 Jones’s Cambrics andJaoo- tths. nets. Cloths, Napkins White and colored Satins. Welsh and other Flannels. “fm . ______ ________ e i C S S l t , „ , lE S S S - -S 5 r £ : : PYenah black eloltis and ho. be. ^ i t h a variety of other goods In toer line, at toe low- HOLMES, 22 John st. JO S E P H GJLEOTT^S STEEL PE N S . PA U T IO N .— Certain :rRETENDED hUNUFAC- C'TUREBS of Steel Pens, having i o o m o Jo.Kru Gia- . ....... E E S — __ ___ has acquired. ■ ■■ eod n p ____________ HENRY OWEN, Agent. EJTGJLISH RRMJTTSe Runt, Raniels Co., U A V E just received per Sheridan, John R. Skiddy J A and Constitution, a great variety of ENGLISH PRINTS, suited.to the spring trade, and of very beautiful ffer 9-8 iJngtMi Prints/or .ewort, ex- that trade. _________ jalln p W . RM sVG 4* SO JT, P a t e n t Chair M&kers, 466 B R O A D W A Y . prV O T REVOLVING CHAIRS,EeoumbentReTOlTing A Chairs, Self-Acting Extension Recumbent Cbaixe. \ ’ ire, Improved I n v a lid— ’ ' d ^ '^ t i n g Desks, anc U. S. Fashionable Cabinet F urniture made to order. J^ew Trimmings, F O R ■ S p r in g an d Sum m e r Dresses, T. C. &D.D. FOOTE, 100 W ILLIAM ST R E E T , . IM P O R T E R S , A R E R E C E IV IN G T H E N E W E S T STTLfeK J a . or DRSlgS 2 RIMMIN03. Also .WHITE and CO-' LORED COTTON FRINGES, UPHOLSTERERS’ and CARRUGE TRIMMINGS, ZEPHYR WORSTED. STEEL GOODS, Sto. ho ; to all of which we invite spe- cial attentipn. ____________________________ fellnp ACKERMAN & MIXER, Drapers and Tailors^ HAVE ItEMOVBO TO S58 Rroadway, O P P O S ITE T H E GITY H A IJL. ^ ^ ^(lEOORD STORV, OKTI* TH* PJBST O'^KXT.) f i f e w S T B W e t G Q P D S . m u u k e t t . FRENCH TARLATANS,plaln-andipriffBd. r o s i b r t . a n d ^ M * ” ^Soee f e d HaiTHoSi^ while,brown,aii*d ENGLISH fetoe-ttread Colton Hose Half Bos*-t Silk Hose and GIbres. - ’ ENGLISH aana»]H«rino,Rak anftCOttba Shirt* IBd D r*w ^ ’ “ J artlolo in the hosiery Un* tobefound 1 liA C E S A N h E jiffiR O m jC R IlE S . SIL K B O R E 'S, a n d CRAVAITB. CAJHBBIC AND C L E A R LA-WN Plain, Hemstitched, Riviere, EmhrGderedsmdFrintsd. R i n g h a m , R ^ n o M d s , ' J E u r t U U d f C O h , S H I P P I N G , A N D C O M M I S S I O N MJBB- O B A N T S , A N D g e n e r a l a g e n t s , SAN FRA NCISCO , CALIFOHNXA, T T T IL L take charge of all consignment* ,Or hnrinea TV which-may be entrorted-to them, OB liberal ttrms. JAMES W. BINGHAM, FRANCIS A . BARTLEIT. ORSON A. REYNOLDS, W. ALLOS BARTLETT, SEPXREHOE* nr n*w voiue • Hutchinson S Tiffany, Bnlkley fc Claflin, C. F. Llndsley, HI MeNefl, F itchN Jermae John Faleoner it Co, Cromwdl, Haight & Co_ Daniel hhbets. Cashier Union Bank, Now YorE J. C. Howe & Co., Boston. C. H. Welling, Cbeanntstreet. PhUadelphS*. C. Yale, Jr., & Ce., Magazine sifeetXiewOrlaans. Mr. Reyndds wfli remain, in New York, «nd,Bi»T be co&soltedcTi all i;o ol iho house, b y letteror ofeeridse,atNo. 68 Cidaratroet. New York. Jan. 1 1849., ' j i » np € ^ T E M E a M ^ j r ^ . B C H T , H B O T B B B S A f CQ vv MANUFACTURERS OF BOPTS AUP SHOES, SSBxoadl stireet. ^ F F K R for sale a t Low lfrices,fecir ptUhe Sewed ta U Feggedlongleg CALIFORNIA MINlNGBOOTS. Merchants orders for these goods will be promptly ex­ ecuted. felfi Imnp COWELL & BUCKELEW, C o i i t i i t i s s i o n J U i e r c h m i t t , SAN FRANCXSCO, CALCFQBHIA. JOHN COWELL. JOHN BUCKELEW. W. CARPENTER 1 ^ 0 . , New York City. B. B, BUCKELEW, San Francisoo. feJWnp S T E e M W G O O J O S . SUMNER ”& WILDE, H A V E jRHDIDVED TO iV o . 1 4 9 B r o a d w a y s CO R N E R L.ZBRRTY S T R E U l!, , ■fXTHBRB T H E Y INVTMB T H E ATTEN- V V tion of buyera to one of tbe largest andbest select- ed stocks of Straw Goods in the mty, wHeKthey offetoa tbe best terns, in quantities to sultpnFcliaMn. felffnp t j H O l C E S P J R I W G G O O D $ $ . sea m an ” f c MUIR. H A V E IN s t o r e ; And ere daily receiving, a full and varied assortment of deairable D r e s s a n d o t h ^ S p r i n g ; D x y G o o d s , To which they invite the attention, of WHOLESALE PURCHASERS, And toe pnblio generally. ife< A . B I W l i S G E l i & D O . , 1 4 1 B r o a d w a y , W I N E 3EERCHANTS ANH G R O C E R S , /^ F F E R S D R SAX,E—Medeira Wine* In wood and \ J glass, imported by I b ^ from the best ho««^’hoth recently and dnring’tBB last 40 years. ^ ' Amontillado, Cabinet 1798, Romano f e d deUeate pale Sherries. Pott Wines from the Royal Oporto CQmpany,aad other celebrated Wines. Mumm’s Verzenay, De Brimons b Hedidseiek Cham] Chatea^Margaux 1844, C. Langoa,C. Leovflle, andSt. Julien. Old Cognao Branffies,« Imperial,” “ Alpha,” *ld •• Q,” 100 half pipes old D. 8c Co.,| Hennessy, Tinet k CasiB- lon,ke ko. Old Jamaica Bum, Seoteh and Irish Whiskey, Holland Johannisberger, Hockheimcr, Rudeshehnor. Curacao, Noyan, Maraschino, -Wild Cherry and Rasp- . Havana Segars, from the most celebrated makers. Sardines, English Cheese, London Pickles, Sauces a n t Mustard. W ith a general assortment of the best Groceries. F J L O U K F O R C J A 1 . 1 F O R W I A , i n 4 9 I t o . b a g s , enclosed I n n e a t, s tr o n g boxes. Four of them measuring lather lets than 4} ouTflo-ftet (being from I4 to 2 feet less than a barrel of flour, saving in freight, 80 pts. per ft. at least $1 40.) This f l.nr is designed for long voyages and warn latitudes, is made from wheat proved by experience to be best adapted-for that purpose, and being ground immediately previous to shipping, unites the most favorable eirenmstacoes for preserving its character. Having such wheat constantly on hand, we can furnish 600 boxes, if necessary, a t a day’s notice ; and tbe flour netd uerer be nore tlUB 3 or 4 dAys old. aA tlio time ol sMpmerat} If ^ Front it, to fe7 np HECKER k BRGTHEtt. A d J O E S J Y E W i J f M J r , SOHO Sq,V A R E , LONDON, Having discovered that imitations of his mannfaetures are extensively sold in the United States, hearing hi* name fraudnlently stamped upon them 4 hereby eanrions aU importers and venders of ARTIST’S COLORS A J ^ MATERIALS against such spurious goods, Dealers are cautioned that legal measures wilfeB«.|mBt»^ dlately resorted to, to prevent the future sale of thee* is- ferior imitations. ' James Newzzmn^s ^ s n in e articles can 'be obiaine^ <of— J. K. Herriek&Co. N. York. D. Peltk-Co.N, York. W. A. Wheeler a Co. do Thos.Gfooni, Boston. Willard Felt, do N.D. Cotton, dO TappaUj Whittemore k Co., M. J. Whipple, do And of all respectable stationers in. fee U . S. A. k F. WARD, Sole Agents for James Newman, 25 GUff st. New York. The trade are reeppctfUly invited to Inspect samplee Oil and Water Color*, dry and moist, in eskes,Gntta Pereba Cnps, Collapsible Tubes and Bottles; Boxes el erery yariety; fapannad Sketching Boxes: Tinted Ivory Papeja. fcO-.3to. , ^ o53 PORCELAIN. D . G . & p . H A V ^ I D A I T D , N o . - W JO H N S T R E E T , IMPORTERS OF FRENCH CHINA, eoUclt a ttontten' to their extensive stock, of recent importation. .They have now open, fee best assortment ever hefbr* f e thJ* 80untry,fewhlte, or gfft, or isoorated goods..Btaid*# their usual ztoak in white, they have on hand RICH DINNER, DESSERT, « TEA SETTS, m h U a p 'Wbiob they offer to fanBi«s; E O V j r T » C O ’ S CALIFORNIA EXPRESS. PER STEAMER FALCON, TO SAIL FEB. 28 th . Express Freights, Paeksges, be., will he received a t onr office until tbe day of sailing, and forwarded to S a n F if e - ciseo and aU parts of the Mines, in charge 0^ * speeial meseenger. i B Y H R E S S d o b . n e w O R Z .EA Hft .AND ■ HAVANA. f _ . Contract* for packages. Trunks, and Frrtghts, to New Orleans and Havana, and fe»a to. Ban Fran­ cisco and the Mines. Office, 88 Broadway, cornel WaJlfitfeefe fs22np ALBERT W E L L tS, Acting klaoager. E X N S B M J R OJBL. AmericMi of quality, to Hogs­ heads, tieicea, and liiwebjCOMtoiitlyon hs»d, »ud for “*slinp L feae«dO n tiM il?i?^r^M 9 F 5 -onl. P a r k e r J m i i s J T a U s , FOR SALE EYTSBIB, AGENTS, No. 73Dekjrd«nflL 4 0 S ionektxeet, . E . SE R A H U B « CO. Rum, R m t i e t s 4* C n . , A 1 “” '’ Vending 'their spring importations, iO Wlfl0h.th«y wouldfevtte the attention of E n ^ t o l ^ t s ; printed Lawns and Jaconet* Bipege do JAfee | MoUMeline de Laine Ltoeu Lustxes : XStoghsiM ■ A lptoM k n d firleM u i^tfe A large assortment of E n ^ h and Qermsa H o ei*^ andGlove*. dotts,. Casslffiera, Cashmeratte*, An extensive Btoct of fresh jB^ytog^qlOthinjffforth* , *<nrthesn>nd ■western tx»de,t;om5risfe>*»fv«»#?*^??i ,, ■ ■ f of almost-eveiy m-ticlo nfertly r e q if ir taab V j^A l^^', . ' ' 1 -The materials ■were purchasediefore-to* # S f

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