Tuesday Jan. \G, 1821
BY MYRON BARTLET.
rr?" The Telegraph is published weekly
Macon, Ga.—Oflico on Cherry Street, near
, e Public Square. •
I -TERMS.—Three Dollars per annum, if
laid i# advance, or Four Dollars at the end
\f the year. Distant subscribers must in all
laics pay in advance.
[ A(feertisements inserted at the usual rates.
Yo\ume 1 JVo. 12.
stone <$• coir
HAVE just received, from Boston and
New York, and are now opening,
A LARGE ASSORMENT
among which, ake the following:
luper Broadcloths ami Cassimeres
!ue black end mixed Satinetts
H ue j mixed aiid white Plains
tufflr and point Blankets
;,„j and White Flannels
taid and camblet Cloaks
Jiown and bleached Shirtings
Jomestie i'lnids and Checks
l good assortment of Calicoes and Bombaeets
Cambric, checked, Jaconet and book Muslins
dull, figured and sprigged Muslins
Coarse and line Cambrics
ijrown «ad colored Cambrics
imitation and bulf Cravats
j and cotton Handkerchiefs
'uncy giesn Scarfs and Sliawls
j r , ls '(i(. Naples and pink green Handkerchiefs
[liark Sarsnet, and Levantine Bilks
iVliiteand green Florence Silks
'assimere and worsted Sliawls
Striped Batiste, and Angola Tippets
’union and Italian Crapes
fienred and Nankin Crapes
itumiuti and Seotcli Diaper
Ladies’ kid Gloves
Ladies’ black horseskin Gloves
jciitlerueu’s heaver and horseskin Gloves
Leglmra and straw Bonnets
Colton and worsted Hosiery
Turk and Bounce Robes
English Ginghams, Ribbands
Ready-made Vests, . ,
Shell mid horn Combs
Fashionable beaver Hats
Fashionable roram Hats
Black and drab wool Hats
(ifatlemen’s common and fine Shops
Ladies’ Morocco and prunelle Shots
Boys, misses and children’s Shoes
Nails. Salt, Castings, and cotton Bagging
Cullcry, Crockery, and Glass Ware
Tltev will also receive, by (lie first Boats, n large
sortment of GROCERIES—all of which will ho
old for cash only.
Five hundred bales of COTTON, for which cash
will be paid. •nov 7
MACON CLOTHING STORE.
L. FITCH Sf CO.
K EEP constantly for sale, at their Store on Mul
A General Assortment
READ Y MADE CLO THING;
which will he sold ns low as can be bought in Savan
nah or Augusta; and they ‘solicit the patronage ot
their former friends and customers and the public at
TAILORING ' ,
carried on ns usual. Haviug the latest New York
fed,ions nnd Workmen, Customers may depend on
bating iheir work done in the best maimer and most
fashionable style, with neatrjts.s and despatch.
tV» return our thunks for past l'nvqrs, and solicit the
patronage of the public for. the future.
X. B. On Huud, 200 pieces of PAPER HANG
INGS of different patterns, which will be sold low,
Old Delis must be paid. dec 5
&JEALED proposals will be received, until the first-
K7 alay of February, for building a MEETING
HOME, in the town of Mucon—forty feet square,
and Proportioned for Galleries. Further particulars
may be obtained by application to
.ion 0 11
Fractions, Ferries, Reserves and Bridges.
W ILL be rented, for tbo present year, to the
highest bidder, on THURSDAY, the first
day of next February, atKinnard's Ferry, on the
Cliattahoochie, the Improvements on the Reserve at
that place; likewise, at the same time and place, all
thr Ferries and Improved Fractious on the Chulta-
Wclne, in die Comities of Troup, Muscogee anil Lee,
"ith the Bridges nt Lot’s and Calfrey’s on the Fede
And, on MONDAY, the fifth of February, ot the
Gld Agency on Flint River, tire Reserve nt that
P ace, consisting of four or five hundred acres of
‘Wired land, and a valuahie Ferry. The farm to lie
divided to suit those who wish to rent.
At the same time and place, all the Ferries, Ilo
verves, ami Improved Fractions on Flint River in t|io
counties, with the Bridges on l’atsaliga and
bite Water on the Federal Road,
terms—Credit until Christmas next,—notes with
Commissioner for renting Deserves, Sfe.“
N. B. Persona wishing to tent, whoure strangers
«> Hie subscriber, will do ■ well to bring satisfactory
P r 9«t of the goodness of their security. M. T.
J! , ‘"'iscriliers, graduates of Amherst and Cam-
,7* “‘|0ge Colleges, have engaged with the Trus-
j s ,Ms institution, to' open a School in the Aca
demy tuildiag, on the first Monday in January next.
Z?: nl ! Ils Ptuctirablu, the services of a I^dy, quuli-
' ! ,0 mstruct in thfi higher branches of female edu-
O'* course of instruction and prices of tuition will
m follow— „ e r Quarter.
«'adiiig and Spelling $5 00
•-“Khsh Grammar, Arithmetic, Geo-
„,Papy and Writing ...... $0 00
Lwic, Chronology, His-
J“ r y, Book-Keeping, and Geogra-
..J 1 ,}!'" dh the use of the Globes, - - $7 50
. iatlie m a p lcS| i\-, ltura i Bn «j Mental
rlnlosophy, Latin uml Greek Lm-
Rddfies, together with Composi-
./''"‘"n-ISlieaking, ...... $8 00
^ ra ' Vlu g* Fuiuting and Music, • |12 00
ru can be procured on reasonable terms.
M ~ Ucv - 8 - n - Howe, and C. VV. Rock-
Titk’i V ' av “? , ' a h—Edward Tracy, esq. Macon—or the
trustees ol the Academy. *
C. B. ELLtOTT.
, JOSEPH GOFFE.
canton, Jones County, Q a . December 10—|t-B
A LIST OF ACTS
Passed by the Legislature at their annual ses
sion in 182G.
To establish an additional electoral district
in the county of Columbin.
To regulate the intercourse between the
Banks of the State and other institutions and
To create a new Brigade in the Fifth Divi
sion of Georgia Militia, and to attach tho same
to the Filth Division.
For the better organization of the Mayor’s
Court in the city of Augusta, and to change
To amend an act incorporating Henry coun
To authorize Justices of the Inferior court
of Lowndes county to lay off said county in
To amond the act incorporating D.eKalb
To alter and amend tho Bond Laws of
To change tho name of James A. Jarrcl to
that of James A. Sweat.
To incorporate the Brunswick Canal Com
To authorize commissioners to sell and dis
pose of the lumber and site for the new court
house at Wiley Robson’s, in Wayne county
To alter the name of Solomon Jones to that
of Solomon Howell.
To repeal an act, passcd.in 1823, so far as
respects the county of Early.
To incorporate the Roman Catholic Church
of the Purification, at Locust Grove in War
To incorporate the Baptist Church at Wil
liams’s creek in Warren county.
To sejl and dispose of Fraction No. two
hundred and forty-one, in the fifth district of
To amend the act incorporating tho Bank
To give further.time to purchasers of Frac
tions, Lots or Islands at the lute sales of the
Fractions, to pay for their lands.
To authorize certain persons therein named
to plead and practice in the several courts
of law and equity in this state, under certain
To amend the act passed in 1825, to organ
ize the counties of Thomas and Lowndes,
so far as respects tho holding of courts and c
lections at the house of Levi Hall.
To amend the road laws of this State.
To amend an act for the better protection
and security of orphans "and their estates, pass
ed in 1799.
To amend the act prescribing the mode of
manumitting Slaves in this State, and also to
prevent the inveigling and illegal carrying out
of the State persons of color.
To legitimate William Rose, formerly Wil
liam Flority, and to make him the legal repre
sentative of Thomas G. Rose, of Upson coun
To amend the act passed in 1810, so far as
relates to the separate elections heretofore held
at the house of Samuel Armstrong, in the
county of Henry.
For the relief of Benjamin T. and Talbot
S. Rees, of Columbia county.
For’tho rcliof of the heirs of William Bart
con, deceased. ’
To incorporate the Flat Shoal Academy in
To repeal the act laying of the State into
To amend tho act of appointing Vendue
Masters for the city of Augusta, passed in 1819-
To raise a tax for the support of the Gov
ernment for the year 1827-
To define tho liability of securities on ap
peal on stay of execution, and for the protec
tion of bail on recognizance, boud, note, or o-
To appropriate money to improve the navi
gation of tho Savannah river.
To amend the act passed in Juno, 1825, to
dispose of and distribute tho* lands lately ac
quired by tiio United States for the use of
To amend an act passed in 1824; laying, off
Emanuel and Tattnall counties into election
districts, so far as respects’ Emanuel.
To incorporate tho St. Andrew’s Society in
the city of Augusta.
To establish and regulato district elections in
the county of Wilkes.
To authorize jho Justices of the Inferior
court of Gwinnutt county to remit a forfeiture
iucurred by Samuel Ellison.
To divorce Patsey and Elias Crocket
To ulter the time of holding the Superior
court in the county of Columbia, and tho win
ter session of the Inferior court, and for other
To establish and regulate an additional e-
lection district in tho county of Liberty.
To amend the road law in reference to the li
ability of commissioners, and for other pur
poses, so far as respects the county, of Elbert.
To divorce Ilmmati and Sherwood Norman.
To divorce John Smith and Sarah, his wife.
To authorize the Justices of the Inferior
court of Franklin county to levy an extra, tax
for tho purpose of building a court-house.
For the relief of James CartlcdgOj tax-col-
lecior of Columbia county.
To Divorce Mary Gorham and Thomas
Gorham, her husband.
To explain and amend an act passed in 1825,
forming Taliaferro county. .
Tp incorporate the Oak Grove Academy in
the county of Morgan.
To incorporate the Corinth Academy In
Baldwin county. .
To authorize certain Commissioners to es
tablish a Lottery to raise two thousand five
hundred dollars for tho purpose of aiding the
funds of Eutonton Academy.
To legitimate and change the ntmc of Alox-
andet Meads to that of Alexander Harrington.
Authorizing Commissioners to raise by lot
tery, a fund for the erection of Monuments to
the memory of Greene and Pulaski, in tite ci
ty of Savannah.
To repeal the third section of in act, passed
in 1819, so far as relates to the times of holding
the Superior courts for the Middle Circuit,
and to alter the laws on the subject of drawing
and arranging Grand and Petit Jurors, so far
as relates to the county of Richmond.
To pardon Hugh Gallaher.
To divorce Auna and James Moon.
To change the name of John Bcllah to that
of John M'Daniel.
To change the time of holding the Inferior
courts in the county of Telfair.
To amend the act appointing commissioners
for ascertaining the boundaries of the towns
and commons of Brunswick and Frcdcrica, in
the county of Glynn, passed in 1796.
To change the names of certain persons
therein mentioned, and to legitimate the same.
To extend tite time for fortunate drawers in
the land lotteries of 1813, 1819, and 1821, to
take out their grants, and reduce the present
price on lottery grants.
To pardon Levi White.
To incorporate Towoliga Academy in Mon-
To authorize and empower Jonathan Phil
lips of Pike county, to establish a ferry across
To continue in force the act in relation to
vacant land, and land surveyed on head rights
and bounty warrants, passed in 1825.
For tho relief of Henry T. and Sarah Hall.
To make it tho. duty of the next tax-collector,
and tho receiver of tax-returns for Lowndes
county, to rcceivo the tax returns and collect
the same of citizens of said county, whose tax
are due the State prior to the year 1825.
To preserve tho timber in the vicinity of
the town 1 of Macon, for the preservation of the
health of the inhabitants thereof.
To incorporate the town of Crawfordville,
in Taliaferro county.
To divorce Elizabeth and Elisha Palmer.
Pointing out the mode of compelling the at
torney general and the solicitors general of this
State, to pay over moneys collected by them
for die State.
Assenting to and confirming a purchase made
by tho United Siatos of a piece of land situat
ed near Augusta, Georgia, and ceding juris
diction over the same.
To repeal the act passed in 1824, further
defining the duties of tax-collectors in this
To incorporate the Jefferson Academy in the
county of Newton, and appoint trustees-for the
To appropriate money to reimburse C. R
Parker for taking tho Portriats of .Washing
ton, Franklin, Jetferson, La Fayette and O
T.o authorize a Lottery for the benefit of
YVrightsboro’ Academy in Columbia county:
To incorporate Monaghan Academy in War
ren county, and Brockman United Academy
in Grqcne county, and to appoint trustees for
To incorporate Arthur Academy in Ogle
Amendatory of an act organizing tho coun
ties of Thomas and Lowndes.
To amend the acts distributing the Bank
Dividends and other nett proceeds of the poor
school fund amongst tho different counties of
this State, so far as relates to tho county of
Franklin. . , ,
To authorize and direct a further sale of
lots in the town of Macon, and to enlarge the
^commons of the same.
To amend the fourteenth section of an act
passed 24tli November, 1818, to protect the es
tates of orphans, and make peraianont provi
sions for the poor, so far as respects the coun
ties of Burke and Elbert.
To consolidate the Academical and Poor
School Fund set apart for Decatur connty. •
For the division of Upson county into e-
lcction districts, and to establish an additional
election district in It ibun county.
To add a part of the county of Lowndes to
the county of Thomas.
To incorporate the Savannah, Ogochee and
Al’--in-ilia Canal Company.
To change and define tho compensation of
Secretary of State, Treasurer, Surveyor Gen
eral, and Comptroller General, and to give to
each officer a permanent salary.
Toautliorize Elijah Phillips to erect a bridge
or ferry over the Towoliga river, in Monroo
county, on his own land, and to establish the
To dispose of the land lying in the twelfth
and thirteenth districts of YVare, formerly Ap
To alter and fix the times of holding the Su
perior Court in a part of the Southern Circuit,
and to alter tho time of holding the Superior
Courts in the Flint Circuit.
To regulato the trading of Merchants, Shop
keepers and others, so far as regards the coun
ty of Liberty, and to punish those who may
attempt to defeat tho same.
To authorize a Lottery for tho purpose of
raising the sum of fifteen thousand dollars, to
bo appropriated to the building of a Masonic
Hall in tite town of Milledgo ville. .
To authorize the Church wardens .and ves
trymen of the Episcopal Church in Autrusta,
called St. Paul’s Church, to sell a part of the
lot conveyed to the ’Protestant Episcopal
Church in the city of Augusta.
To add a part of the county of Washington
to tho countv of Baldwin.
To lay off, define, and keep open the main
channel of Flint and Chatnhoochic rivors, so
far as to peevent the obstruction of the passage
ol boats and fish, and to appoint Commission
ers for tho same, and ( also to appoint ono Com
missioner for the OcWlgeo river.
To incorporate the Unitarian Society in Au
To provide for the improvement of the navi
gation of certain water courses therein expressed.
To establish a ferry across Flint river on
Fraction No. one hundred and seventy-eight,
in the fifth district in the county of Dooly, and
to vest tho right of said ferry in William Lam-
To legitimate and change the name of Ma
ria Elizabeth Breton to that of Maria Elizabeth
.. To repeal an act to exempt from road duty,
on cortain conditions, all male slaves on the isl
and of St. Catherine.
For the relief of Levi Reynolds.
To authorize a Lotterv for the benofitof the
To appoint trustees for the Poor Scliotrf
Fund for the county of Tattnall, &c. \
To authorize the Commissioners appoint- .Poor in the county of Burke,
ed to lay off the town of Macon, to lay off and _ To lay off and add a part of
set apart a suitable piece of ground, in lieu of
ono set apart by said commissioners, for the
use of the Methodist Episcopal Church in said
town. * » ^
To prevent the testimony of Indians being
received in courts of justice.
For the division of the county of Jefferson
into election districts.
To authorize certain commissioners to raise
by lottery three thousand dollars for the use of
DcKalb Academy, &c.
For the relief of Alexander Ware?
To amend tho several acts for die better re
gulation and government of the town of Mil-
To define the line between the counties of
Newton and DcKuib, and to add a part of the
former to the latter.
To authorize entry upon the lands and cm
closures of individuals, or of corporations, in
Richmond county, and to take ilierefrom ma
terials necessary for tho construction or rc-
For tho relief of Lewis Lynch of Putnam
county, 'ft • ■
For tho relief of Mark Donald Clarke, of
To chahgo the names of cortain persons
therein mentioned. i
To authorize the establishing of a lottory for
the purpose of raising the sum of two hundred
and fifty thousand dollars, to bo appropriated
to tho construction of a turnpike road from A-
thens to Augusta.
To change tho name of Levi Sattcrwbito to
that of Leroy Driver, &c.
To qmend the seventh section of the second
article of the Cbnstitution of tiic Stato of
To divorce Riley and Mary Finley.
To doiine the liability of endorsers of pro
missory notes and other instruments, and place
them upon the same footing with securities,
To divorce Dennett and Cynthia Taylor.
To make permanent the site of Jackson in
tho county of Butts, and to incorporate the
part or the county of
Dooly, to the county of Pulaski.
To divorce Joseph and Jtuio Drake. '
To extend tho time for District Surveyors
to make their returns in the contemplated lot
tery, and to 1 authorize the governor to fill all
vacancies in certain cases.’
To incorporate Louiccra Academy in Bald
To authorizo and ompower tho trustees or
commissioners of tlio Columbia County Aca
demy to sell certain real estate belonging to
To repeal an act to regulate tho town of
Lexington, passed in 1806, and other acti a-
mendatory of, and concerning the same.
To divorce Susannah and Elijah Melson.
To autlmrizo certain persons to plead and
practice law in this State.
To divorco John and Mary Ray.
To extond temporary relief to purchasers of
the State’s interest in the lots of land in tho
counties of Bibb, Houston, Crawford, Monroe,
Pike, Fayette, Henry, DeKulb, Newton <gid
Further to amend tho act incorporating tho
Bank of tho State of Georgia, passed in 1815.
To regulate tho Battalion and General Mus
ters of the county of liberty.
To repoal an act passed in 1824, Laying off
Emanuel and Tattnall into election districts,
so far as respects tho county of Tattnall.
To repeal in part the twelfth section of tho
act passed in July, 1825, disposing of and dis
tributing tho lands acquired of the Creek In-
To appoint trustees of the Poor School Fund
for the county of Lowndes, &c.
To spU Fraction No. two hundred and forg
one, of the fifth district of Monroe county.
To establish tho name of tbo Fcmalo Aca*
demy in tho countv of Elbert, and to incorpo
rate the trustees thereof.
To repeal an act to lay off the county of Doo-
lv into election districts, aud also to make per
manent the site of the public buildings in said
from the Creek Indians. '
To fix tho timo ot holding the Inferior court
of the county of Lowndes, and to appoint two
additional Commissioners to assist in fixing
thopublic site for the same.
To change the time of holding tho Inferior
court in the county of Butts.
To incorporate Crawfordville Academy, and
to appoint trustees fur tho same.
To require the present tax-collector of the
connty of Baker, to collect the tax due from tho
citizens of said county for the year 1825.
To alier the mode of filling vacancies of
sheriffs, .clerks of the Superior and Inferior
courts, and tax collectors, and to provide for
filling tho vacancies of receiver of tax returns.
To amend tho sixth section of an' act to dis
tribute the Bank Dividend and other nett pro
ceeds of the Poor School Fund, among tho
different counties of this State, passed in 1823,
and also to amend the act distributing certain
funds for the use of tho several Academies in
this State, pa.-sed 1822.
To amend the Penal Code of the State, so
far as relates to costs on indictments.
To divorce Marian and George W. Desha.
To establish Free Schools in the county of
To incorporate the Washington Academy in
tho county of Bibb.
To amend the several acts incorporating the
town of St. Mary’s.
To amend an act to sell and dispose of the
State’s interest in lots of Land which have
been, or may hereafter be, condemned as frau
dulently drawn in the counties of Bibb, Hous
ton and others.
To establish and regulate district elections in
tho county of Jones.
To appoint trustees for tho Poor School fund
in the county of YVare. /
To define tho mode of proving accounts due
To incorporate the Constitutional Hall Aca
demy in the county of Jasper.
To legitimate and change the names of con
tain persons therein named.
To divorce Qordy D. andThency Stokes.^
To incorporate Lake Academy in the cou^.
ty of Bibb.
To establish an election dlftrict in the coun
ty of YY’nrren.
To incorporate the Presbyterian, Episcopa
lian and Baptist Churches, in tho town of Ma
To rent cortain reserves and improvements
in tho late acquired territory.
.To amend ag act passed in 1818, amending
tho road laws of this S'ate, so far as respects
Franklin, Hall, Lincoln, Columbia and YVilkcs.
Supplementary to an explanatory act passed
the present session, amendatory of an act pass
ed in 1825, to distribute the lands lately acquir
ed of the Indians.
To arnumi the Judiciary act of 1799, so far
as relates to mortgages on real estate.
For the rcliof of Ethan Melton.
For the relief of Sally YVoodson, Matthew
aud Polly Ann Higginbotham.
To alter the times of holding the Superior
Courts in the Middlo and Northern Circuits,
so far as respects the counties of Montgomery
and Taliaferro. ‘ *
To incorporate Butts Cpunty Academy.
*o admit certain deeds to record, and to au
thorize tlic'saino, or copies to bo read in evi
To repeal tho act creating a Board of Pub
lic YVorks, and also tho act laying out a Cen
tral Canal or Railway through tho State.
To add tho Rcservo at the Old Agency on
the east side of Flint river, to the county of
For tho relief of John and Floyd Stewart,
and John S. Penn, of Oglethorpe.
To make permanent the site of the public
buildings in the County of Early, and to name
To make permanent tho site of the public
buildings at Thonnsville, in Thomas county, to
name tho same, &c.
To extend the charter of the Bank of Augus
ta, and to authorize an increase of tho capital.
For the relief of Joseph Durrency of Tatt
ts add that part of the fitnds heretofore set
apart for the support of County Academic?, to
tho Poor School Fond, so far as respects thu
county of Rabun, .
To incorporate the Franklin Academy in
Upson county, and appoint trustees for tkp
To appoint trustees of tho Poor School fund
for Appling county, and to repeal the third
section of tho act relative to the proceeds sot
apart for tho County Academies, so far as re
spects the counties of Chatham, Irwin,, Telfair
To amend tho act rclalive to feme CoverU.
To amend tho soveral acts now ft force to
prevont encroachments on tho river Savannah,
within tho jurisdiction and limits of tho city.of
Savannah, and to regulato thq pilotago of ves
sels to and fronulw soveral pdrta of this S.tate.
To add the Academy Fund to which tho
county of Baker is entitled, to the, poor School
Fund of said county, &c. -\-
To legalize tho marriago contract entei^
into between Buckner Bass end Anna Doz!?
To authorize the trustees of Sparta Acadc-
mv, in Hancock, to raise by lottory the sum
of fivo thousand dollars for the benefit of said
To appoint trustees for tho Poor S'
Fund for the county of Houston, &c.
To vest in Jinny Poindexter and her legal
representatives, a distributive share of the cs;
tate of her. father.
To amend tho act to protect the estates of
Orphans, and to make permanent provision
county, and to name the same.
To organize the territory lately acqvuicd lfar the Foot,-passed ial8I0,