ICON GEORGIA TELEGRAPH
avo the same wholesome caution against the
dungerou* tendency of a monied inllu-nce. »
nay reiterate the idea, that in proportion as yon
extend ami increase inonied privileges with large
capital, you seal to them vested rights and a pe-
eiriiary power, which will not fail, sooner or la
ter, to curb, if uol destroy the spirit of democra
cy. and ultimately corrupt and ruin the republic.
In its perpetuation, wo are all. both rich ami poor,
most deeply concerned, for a generation does not
pass atvay', hut the ifascendents of the wealthy
became classed with the poor; all. therefore, on
th ■ principle of it lovo ol family, conjoined to a
love of country, are hound to oppose every
scheme which lias nit ultimate tendem y to destroy
hath. Mr. President, 1 have already trespassed
too much on the lime of the Senate, but I entreat
their indulgence a moment longer, that I mayro
pel n charge which sounds harshly in my ear.—
We havo been told by Hie prominent advocate for
this, nill, that “its opponents, wiih golden chains,
were binding Georgia to Carolina money and
Carolina politics.” I really, sir, did not expert
such a broad and sweepiug denunciation to he ut
tered here, and in which I find myself not only
included hut ernnioated. What, sir. the humble
Senator from McIntosh to he charged, that bv
opposing this bill, he was “binding Georgia to
Carolina politics.” I thank my God. that all
Geoigia. all parties, political opponents, ns well
is uolilieal and personal friends, will hear testi
mony Hut ili.s is an unfounded accusation; and
T >ugb used, it will not strengthen the argument
• favor of hauking privileges being coupled with
Is, to endeavor lo roll inf of a character
.»dirical consistency. Sir, though my sun
he descending to the Western horizon, yet.
.ii. me sod of the valley is laid on my breast, I
.. i repel so foul a charge, and demand proof,
i • g i I that tits records of this Senate will
I.- to- >»ut in the refutation. It is well known
-i i- I was the fir-t man in Georgia who raised
ins voice in this Slats House against Nullification;
win* firsi denounced n on this flo ir, ami expressly
charged it oil an adjoining State, which is proved
by the journal of the Senate for the year 1830.
p ig- 110. Little known as I was to my fellow
citizens at that period, a sense of duty to my
country impelled me to assume the responsibility
of taking u stand against that dangerous doctrine.
And who. sir. at that oveutiiil period was found
i ’tie front r i.’ik. fighting with ine. shoulder to
b» Oder for the Union cause, in this chamber
and in the other branch ? It was Schley, our pre
sen! Governor, Echols, now in the Chair. Reuse
and others now within the range of my eye.—
We were then in the minority in the State; all
Clark-meii—yes. Claik-meii. and from that mc-
tnorable ora, the Clark party in Georgia, became,
nearly one and all, the Union Party, and the re
solutions I introduced, bearing my name which
passed the Senate, were constricted ns embodying
the iwiaciples of the Union Party. I know i: has
• n asserted that the Union Party ceirmionccri
bn secession from l!ie Ae.n-T riff Convt.n-
tmi it existed two yeais before, anil so his-
. ! prove; those who retired Iroi* that Con*
niiied with us. anil from that period the
i- -isted the “Union Flag” with its brilliant
s-ripps. Our new friends we have ever
, r. <ted as brothers, as all aimed at the same
preservation of the Union. After this
-*•« can the Senator from McIntosh fall
iha gentleman's observation of “binding
stn Carolina politics J”—instead of tiiis.
. there might to have been retiring in odes-
-jitdod on me rcmi.iiseenses of days gone
> n the Honorable .Senator ranked with
i i fought under adverse colors. He, and
:.Y rs, thank Heaven, have discovered that
• u.ury is a different thing, from advoca-
isurps that will ultimately lead to ruin of
Sir, I glory not only in iny original
bn’ also iu my political consistency
•la' inis, ami throw tile gauntlet of
m tile r eeih of those who a.'iirm to the
_» In justification of the assertion, the
will permit ue to read from the journal
Senate of JS30. the 5th resolution : lie it
•• i, that the people of Georgia view with
■j■ ■ uni increasing solicitude, the frequent and
V i ' spressidns o'* opinions unfriendly to the
.. ahuuauco of our present happy Union; and
.. v cannot now refraiu from declaring it as their
a tod solemn belief, that the preservation of
i. csMt general government, as based on the
• ' !•. ml L'onstitulion, is the rock on which our
'ii-.’rri safety rests; aud that on the continuance
'hi< confederation, not only depends the pre-
• r, ' r the future existence of happiness <>f
i’ tiled Slates. Moreau this principle b<
highly cherished aiming our citizens, fits
v clieved that disiiiiiou tvlll bring in its train
c • . il. misery ami civil war—and finally, that
.. opte of this State will deem those unwor-
t-i. ' f their coiiftdence. ami their worst enemies,
.vhoseek to sow among them the seeds of ihsu-
utou and introduce the baneful ductriucs of Nul-
I trust, ir, zlirti 1 itavo vindicated my fair, but
humble character, from this uiigeucrotts charge;
-,fUT having performed my duty to my country at
that eventful period, I retired to my peaceful
home, and only again came out, when it was
thought I could lie u-eful. I sought neither ho
nor no - office. My being placed iu the chair, to
preside over this honorable body for two years,
w i- i voluntary offering for my sincere, though
humble services. If I have entered into this brief
justification. 1 have beeu compelled to do it, mid
I must again reiterate, take iny property, take my
life, but leave me an unsullied character.
• At the last general election, one of :.ty warm and
staunch friends, but a poor man. whose wife was then
ai.'k, and a large family of children, was offered by a
political opponent from llto adjoining county, his note
for $14, if he would not go to the election to vote for
me, but told if he did go he would be sued for the mo
ney ; he did not go, but afterwards, with tears in hU
eves, confessed to me the came I most readily accep
ted bis reasons and excuse.
MR. CRUGER’S REPORT—Page 29.
The various items constituting the annual cost of re
pairs, superintendence, collodion, &<-. ol the railroad
troin .Savannah to Macon:
1 Repairs of graduation. $7,720
2 Repairs and renewal of wooden structure, 430
3 Repairs and renewal of viaducts,
4 Repairs and renewal of iron structure,
5 Repairs and renewal of spikes, plates and
ci Repairs and renewal of motive power,
7 . t nperintendeuce and collection,
9 Water station,
Nkh-Orlbans, juiy 2.
The steamer Caspian, Capt. Read, arrived at
a late hour last eve’-iug, bearing the intelligence
that 7,000 Mexican troops, comp .- d in part °l
the tit loose, and called on them it they were uieu
to save themselves aud tier* rfhe placed hersell
at their head, aud pressed forward in the retreat.
The guard having armed and secured their hor
ses. pressed the pursuit so close, that she turned
off «moug theNavahoes. She collected a small
that 7,UUil Mexican troops, comp -oi ii off among the JNavanoes. omoiuwwu «.ii»^
those who were permitted to letirc train Texas baud of warriois, took possession of the pass in
after the revengeful battle of San Jadnto. and mountain, and then cutoff the whole r>pan-
the remainder fresh recruits from Mainthotas, bad Js jj force. She returned to her husband, who
taken up thair liue of march upon Texas • i roul was also triuinphaut. Thoy were liviug in I&m
the 20th ultimo, and reached the Guadeloupe.-— . a , j’ OUS) ()II the Del-Norto: her husuaud wa
Rirgadier Geu. Rusk, connnander-iu-chiel ut the 1 j u the fur trade. - ROME
Tcxinti array. It.rving discovered their approach ,m - 1 i
• . _ . ' ■ 1 . _ . In nrdnt 1 fn
4 • Mill rtllllV. Il'« * ,,, h f ••
and fearful numbers, hnd retreated, in order to
select a favorable positiou, in which to receive his
bloodthirsty enemies in a tnanuer compatiolo with
their “honor" and “dtguity "—Bulletin.
Co.1SUI.ATK OF THE U- STATES, ?
Matamoras. 7th J une, 1836. )
Sir I have this day been informed by Jon
athan Walker, master of the sloop Supply, of New
Bedford, that on or about the 15th ult. he sailed
front New Orleans in ballast, bound to Tampico,
and that his vessel wasdriveu ashore by contrary
winds on the 24th alt. about 40 tnsles south of the
inouth of the Rio Bravo del Norte; that on the
evening of the 2nd instant, while the crew, con
sisting of the master, his son, and another sea-
mau, were endeavoring to get the ve*sel afloat,
they were attsi'.ked by four Mexicans front tlte
shore, armed with knives and pistols, who shot
Capt. Walker in the arm, ami oil their attempt
ing lo stab hint, he and his son made ‘heir es
cape by swimming into the breakers, where they
remni Yd until dark, find afterwards succeeded iu
reaching this place without further molestation.—
Tin* other seatnau was pursued upon the beach by
the assassins, who have no doubt murdered him.—
Upon the receipt ofthis information, I immediately
communicated the facts to first Aleayde, who has
this moment despatched a party of armed meu to
tlte spot where the outi age Was committed, with
orders to apprehend he delinquents and protect
the property belonging to the wreck.
I have tlte honor to be,
With grea* respect, sir.
Your most oh’t serv’t.
1). W. SMITH.
To .!as, W. Breedlove, Esq. I
Collector of the Customs. N. Orleans, s
New-Orleans, July 4.
Di.B.T Archer, one of the Texian Com
missioners, t .iul (Nun. Haw kins of the lextan
Navy, arrived last evening iu the steamer Ellen
Douglas from Louisville.
Natchitoches, 29l!t June, I83S-
From the Columbus iitraid July 12.
HEAD QUARTERS, Armt or the South
Columbus, Geo. July 7, 1836.
Major General Scott has been called to Wash
ingtou. and the commaud ofthis Army devolves
from the publication of this Ordet, on Major
General Jesup, to whom, iu future, all reports
and applications will be made.
The Creek war, though yet to be wound up
may be cousidercd as virtually over. Two par
ties’of the hostile Indians, which have escaped
to this side of the Chattahoochee, are uow hotly
pursued. The larger of those parties is shut up
iu a swantp, aud from the streugth of Col. Beall s
detachment, that uuder Captaiu Jeruigan, aud
the re-iuforceiueiit sent hence, under Maj. iloxie,
a capture of the whole body of the fugitives see-
tps to be inevitable. The other hostile party
will, probably, from the tnoasures in operation,
share tile same fate. Iu the late Creek couutry
the number of the enemy to bo captured or forced
to surrender, is considered quite iu considerable.
Maj .r General acott regrets, that, from tho
suddenuess of his separation from the Army, the
oppottuuity is lost to him ol doing that lull jus
tice to all the corps he has had the honor to com
mand, which their patriotism, zeal, and gallantry
claim at his hands, and indeed from the highest
sources—tlte government aud country.
To His Excellency, tho Governor of Georgia,
who has remained ua the frontier in order to lend
himself ill every way powerfully to the prosecution
of the war, the particular thauks’of Maj. Geu. S.
are due Before the Georgia line could bo mus
tered into ihcservice of the United States, His
Excellency had made dispositions of bi* armed
troops, not only to protect his owu frontier, but
to prevent the escaoe of the enemy in the direc
tion of .Florida. This was the great danger to
he guarded against, and all that Zealand ability
coultt effect on bis part, has been put iu practice
. ami accomplished. It is hoped that this slight
Dear sir: l dentin tho steante. Caspian to acknowledgment made to tho Chief Magistrate of
drop you a fine to say, an express has this mo- - - - ..... ■—•
nicitt re.idled here, per .Maj. Smith, frotn the
$ 139,841 92
5pereonton capita! $2,018,251 00 ? joo9J2 50
eh w the total ain’t of construction, )
Total, annual cost.
uronrr’s Report.—A Coroner’s Inquest whs
on the 7tlt ii«t on rho body of a negro wench
l d ciarr'MR the property of the estate of Mrs.
■ Ii Waters. The jury returned a venlictthat
: issa came to Iter sleuth bv a fractuie oil the
t side of the bend by accidentally falling from
window of the third story of tho house of Mr.
a Wagner.— Sat). Geo.
tiraculous Escape—Yesterday evening, n
I of three and a half years old. son of Mr. Ilcn-
!. Potter, Church street, who had been sick
some time past, in a fit of delirium, during
temporary absence of its mother, threw itself
rt a window iu tuo third story, when, singular
elate, mid to the astonishment of numerous
stators, who thought the child was dashed to
ins, it was utkeu up apparently uuhurt.—N.
THo population of Michignu is estimated at
$150,000 souls aud likely to be doubled during
rbc present yeai>
Texian array, lie whs despatched with letters
to this place, the purport of which is that Maj.
Miller, Capt. Ttal Capt. Kearns and four sol
diers, were ordered lo jMatamoras to receive
some prisoners according to treaty made with
Gen Ftlasolal They were furnished by Ge->.
Fii isola. with passports and solemn promise cot
to |,c molested, and to return itt safety with the
prisoners to the Texian camp. Immediately ott
their arrival, they were taken aud imprisoned,
their passports taken from them aud destroyed,
and it is fuiiy believed that all the Texian pris
oners arcmurdrered that were at Matamoras.—
Gen. Urrea hi* joined FiUsola wit It 4009 soldiers,
which, with 3000 with Gen. FiiasoJa. makes
7000 ta all that are now ott their march into
The Texians to a man are turi.mg out, shoul
dering their rtfl s, mounting their horses, and will
defend their couutry to the last.
There can be no mistake in this account.—
About 3000 Texians, in all. will be iu the field.
New-Orleans. July 6.
The sc hr Col Fannin arrived this day from
Velasco, which place she left on the 29th of
a passenger we are informed that the Mex-
ican troops were advancing towards Guadaioupe.
where tue Texian troops were posted, bat who
it was presumed would march towards the Colo
rado, there to await the advancing Mexicans.—
Col. M B. t.atnar, late Secretary at War. had
beeu raised to the chief command of the army,
and Mr. Somerville appointed in his piace as
Tito people were returning from their farms
and cotton plantations in great numbers, flocking
to their couutry’s standard with the zeal of pat
riots determined upon tho expulsion of their iu-
vaders, or death in the couflict.
We are further informed that the schrs. Fauny
Boiler, Cumancbe and Watchman had been
taken atCopano. by about tweuty Texian cavalry
and detained iu consequence of being ladeucd
with provisions for the Mexican army.
Sauta Ana is still at Columbia, on the Brazos,
in close coofint-rtteot, and under » strong guatd.
Th«; schr. Union, on board Of which wos Col.
Austin, arrived at Velasro ott the 28th.
MORE VOLUNTEERS FOR TEXAS.
The steamer Hreroine, arrived last evening
from Louisville, briugs ninety-four fiuc looking
men, command by Capt. Earl aimed and equip
ped like regulars—all bound to Texas.
From the Ntte Orleans Bulletin.
1 perceive an article is taking tho rounds, boa-
tied -The White Indians” represented as residing
between California ami Santa Fee. The wn
ter of this article has hee:i in that seettou of that
country and heard of no such nations as described
as the'Mawkees. The Nabahocs. or Navahoes.
he has been among, hut must represent them as
far different frotn the description given, lhetr
government is purely republican- the habits ol
the people pastoral and agricultural. I hey arc
far (for Indian-.) advanced tit the arts, are more
industrious, far more ingenious. &e. thau their
Mexican neighbors, and are much further advan
ced in the arts of civilized life; their mechanism
appears (>ui generis) singul ir iu its kind, and sa
vours more of Chinese or Indian origin, fhi ir
nlankels are highly prized by the Mexicans, and
sell at a high price. They are very chival
rous. and are considered the perpetual eustny of
tho Mexican-Spaniard whom they treat with the
utmost contempt. They have 30.000 warriors
liviug in valleys, surrounded ‘-y inaccessible moun
tains, with narrow passes. They long bid defi
anre to the combined power hf Mexico, making
frequent excursions, capturing many Mexicans,
with their horses. Prisoners iliey make slaves
of, and in return the Mexicans make slaves of
them whenever taken captive. They arc very
ingenious n-d careful servants, are very uncouth,
the structure'- f their heads gives them a very
homely appearance; they are but little, if]soy,
lighter in complexiou than other Indians. 1 heir
mmuitstiii fastuoisef were never penetrated by
Inutile foot until a few year* past. Hie Gov-
eminent of Mexico sunt Gen. Viscare, otto of
a powerful and patriotic State may not be deem
ed impertineut because coming from a military
functionary of the Uuited States. It is eminent
ly deserved. Ofthe Georgia line, which has con-
stantlv acted uuder the immediate observation of
Maj. Gen. Scott, he will ever be happy to speak
in terms of i he highest approbation.. That line,
has, under its immediate and able commander,
Maj. Gen. Sanford, brcughoui evinced the best
dispositions—a readiuess to obey orders, to march
against the enemy, aud to win honor for itself,
for Georgia, and the Union.—The greater part
of it. for a long time, was held iuactivef for the
want of arms, which by a series of strauge acci
dents, failed to arrive, whilst other portions of
the same line, in positions on the river, had fre
quent and severe combats with the enctii^* In
these, if the Georgian detachment* were not al
ways successful they at least were ready to op
pose an obstinate resistance to superior numbers.
Captains Garmauy. Jeruigan, Ball, and Fluelleu,
with their companies, won for themselves much
distinction, on those occasions, whilst Captains
Dawson and Pearson, cruising with their com
panies on board steamboats, reudered highly
valuable services. Capt. Dawsou on several
occasions, displayed the greatest judgmeut and
intrepidity in marching to the reliel of the fixed
posts, and landing in the presence of the enemy,
in order to destroy his means of passing the river.
Of the Alabama line, with the exception of
Brigadier General Moore’s Brigade, Maj. Gen.
Scott cannot speak either from his owu obser
vatton or on a direct correspoudeuce. Major
Gen. Jesup. himself an able commander and a
competent judge, iu his reports, speaks highly of
Maj. Gen. Patterson and his division, and it is
directly known that Brigadier General Moore,
placed on the theatre of operations, has, ac
ting almost independently, made able dispositions
of his Brigade and has captured more than two
huudred prisoners. .... , „ _
To the Regular Troops, including the U. S
Marines, the usual praise is due: they have ex
hibrted steadiness, discipline and an eager dosire
to come in contact with the enemy. Although
disappointed in that favorite wish, they have, iu
other respects, rendered themselves highly useful.
It is known that the friendly Indians actiug as
auxiliaries uuder Gen. Woodward^ and otb<w»
have rendered valuable services.. To them a
great number of the captures aud voluntary sur.
renders are to he attributed.
With histemnorary staff—Col. Kenan, vol
unteer aid-de-camp; Maj. Ansart. acting Inspec
tor General, and Lieutenants T. J. Lee and Betts
aids-de-camp; also Surgeon. Dr. Lawson, nted
ical director of the Army, Maj. Geu. J<cott can
not take leavo without expressing his hearty
thank* for the zeal, ability aud courtesy which
each has displayed iu :he performance of bis par
Maj. Ansart, 3d Art. having tendered theses
iguation of his commission, which will be for
warded to Washington, ho has permission to re
pair to that place, after having performed the
special duties in which he is now engaged, and
await the decision of the Government.
Col. Kenan, duly mustered into the service of
the U. States or the 1st ultimo, is hereby dischar
ged with honor aud thanks from that service.
Lieut. T. J. Lee. nt the expiratiou of a week,
and Lieut. Betts at the expiration of a mouth
will join theirrespective companies for duty.
Surgeon Lawson will repoit by letter to Maj.
ORDER—No. 30. ’
Head Quarters, Southern Army, l
Tutktgtt, July Dth. S
Maj. Gen. Scott having been called to Wash
ington the command of the Southern Army, de
volves upon Maj. Gen. Jesup, to whom all re
ports aud applications will be made through the
proper chauuels of communication.
The Army is divided into two Corps : the first
will be commanded by Maj. Gen. Sanford, aud
will consist of the Georgia Militia ami volunteers,
of all regular troops, including the Marines, ser
ving iu the vicinity of the Georgia troops, and
of Paddy Carr’s Indian Warriors.
The second Corps will be commanded by Mhj
Geu. Patterson : and will consist ofthe Alaba '
rr, t-'Uv oi »»cu* a • . .
their bravert chieftains, against them, he pene- ma volunteer*, and miliua, the regular troops,
trued to heir -tron-est towns and compelled including marine*, serving iu the yiciuity. . i
them to*site for the fir.t time, for peace, still a such Indian warrior* as may. front, time to tune,
tncniio.i i t i— , he taken into the service front the bands of Opo-
thle Yoholo, Jim Boy, Tuckebatchee Hargo. and
Elka Hargo. Generally orders will he seut from
Head Quarters through the Major Getteralscom-
mandtng Arnty'corps. but wheu'ever'-the Major
General commanding the army may happen to
be present, lie will be considered the immediate
commander Tor the lime, and will give orders di
rect. or through the Maj. Geuentl, or other senior
officers, as the interest of the service may require.
He will also Bend orders direct to seperate posts
or detachments of both corps when iu his judg
meut tho service may require it, but in all such
cases duplicates of tho orders will be sent to the
Maj. Gen. commanding the army corps to which
the post or detachment may belong. When de
tachments are ordered for special service the in
structions will be given from General Head Quar
ters; and an iho retorn of these detachments iho
predate!y warfare is carried on between them
and the Mexicans. .
Duriug the first revolution ill Mexico, they
sided over with the republican party. An Amer
ican citizen with was in Mexico, and who had a
Mexican lady for a wife, formed the rallying point
for the republicans in that quarter, the town iu
which he lived being io a state of insurrection
w« re overpowered by the royalists. . 1 lie Amer
ican was thrown into prison, and hi* wife con
demned to die. She, with 3(H) other prisoners
appealed to a higher tribunal at old Mexico.—
They were then scut under an escort of 1400
Royalists. While the guard were at breakfast
one' morning, their mules broke r.way and fled
up the valley and most of tlte guard imprudent
ly went in pursuit, leaving tb< ir arms behind.
This interpid Amazon, from a distanco discov
ered the advantage, ran among the captives, cut
reports must bo made direct to the Maj. General
commanding tho Army. ._
Maj. Gen. Comandiitg Army ofthe South.
For Maj. Geu. Sanford.
From the Columbus Enquirer, July 14.
Maj. (>en. Jesup* has been left to conduct and
conclude the war with the Indians. 1 he army
ofthe South has beeu divided iuto two military
corps, and Maj. Gen. Sanford appointed to the
command of the Divisiou, both of Regulars and
Militia, on the Georgia frontier.
Ou Friday last, the 2d Regiment of Georgia,
Volunteers, commanded liy Col. John N. 'Vul-
iatiisou. and on Tuesday, (day before yesterday,)
the first Regiment, commanded by Col. v> m.
Porter, were respectively discharged from ser
vice. and will forthwith return to their homes and
friend*. The best wishes of the frontier inhabi
tants of the State, will accompany them, for the
alacrity with which thay repaired to the scene ol
danger, and the soldier like spirit which mev
manifested to avenge the blood of their murdered
countrymen. If they have won hut few laurels,
they have showu hearts brave, and arms siroug
enough, to have torn tnauy a green branch trom
tho g ! orious tree- They deserve we N t h° ,r
country, and it is unnecessary for us to hope that
they v ill he honorably and joyfully received by
their immediate neighbors aud fellow-eitizens.
The celebrated Jim Henry, who has acquired
au infamous celebrity in the late outrages against
the persons and property of the citizens of tins
State and Alabama, was ott Monday last, lodged
in the jail of Russell county. CoL Elliott, the
Sheriff of that coiintv, escorted by ( apt. Carmo-
tiv and six of his command, accompanied this
same savage renegadt, from beyond l uskegee,
where he was surrendered up by Geu. Jesup, to
bis present place of abode. Henry was on 1 ues-
dav, regularlv committed, upon charges prefer
red against him for capital crimes agaiust the
laws of Alabama. Col- E. informs us that he
met beyond Tuskegee, five hundred, aud ou this
side of them, six hundred Indians, iu charge of
the Alabama forces, on their way tojutn the com
pany of emigrants at Montgomery, which left
Foil Mitchell sometime since. There are now,
altogether, some twenty-five hunured or more,
that have been started to Arkansas.
We are informed that a small party of the Ala
bama farces had an engagement a few day since
on the Cowaggee creek, with a considerable body
of Indians. Wo have not heard the particulars.
Tlte whites amounted to about tweuty, number
of Indians not known. Cel. Mihon, with a de
tachment went to their assistance, andI had tmt
been Iicar8 front wlteu our informant left Irwin
lit our last, we mentioned that Cot. Beall had
overtaken the Indians in the Chickasahatchie
swamp, and thrashed them tolerably geuteely.
The following extract of a letter, from a gen
tleman conversant with tho facts, gives the most
circumstantial account that we have seen .
“I will, as far as I have been able to learn
them, give you some of the p^ticu'srs relattve to
Col. Beall’s fight, in the Chtckasahatchie. After
marching about four miles in mud and water from
knee deep to itear their waists, the advance
guard discovered the enemy’s tents pitched i n dty
ground, and such being ttaeir eargeruess for fight,
thev cracked away at au ludiuu who chanced to
be walking down to tho water to wash bis hands.
This alarmed the whole camp, and they rusheu
out and commenced a tegular fire at our men,
behind the cover of trees, &c. led oil by a chief,
who did ail that he could d<> to encourage his
men, until an uuerriug ball from a deatlly rifle,
laid him prostrate upon the. earth. 1 he firing a -
ted about twenty minutes, when the chargo was
made and the ouomyfled with precipitaiiou, leav
ing 13 dead upon the field, and amp e evidence
of a much greater number being slatu; many
.vere seen to be picked up and earned off; they
were pursued for some distnuce. I he Indian*
had 36 tents, and au incredible quantity of beef,
bacon, horses, saddles, bri.lles, homespun, cooking
utensils, Six. &c. all of which fell into the hands
of the victorious whites. Many rifles were also
taken; in a word, the whole camp equipage was
taken and destroyed by the troops, 1 here situa
tion now is desperate. The whites had utue
wounded, of which oue has stttce lied, Mr. John
Hardison, of Early. Mr. James Buchanan of
this place, n gallant soldier, had his thigh broken
hut is doing well. It is gt nerdly ^dmitted that t
shots, aud that at so great k distance, we recet- cugtb been given up to the r.uihoritb, f
ved no damage from them. It being dark, and bam,., aud is now confined iu J a j| ? ef %
not knowing their force, we did not pursue them are not apprised of another instance ;' r,rd '«e
° - ’ a Had Vrw.tn KnP k If! t 110. cm»l« .a I: I— I — . . In W.L .
until next Anting; xre trailed them back tog
same swamp, where they had concealed tItem-
selves in a hammock, and had come out and t ab
bed a Mr. Jowors’ house of every thing tnat
was of any value, and returned to the swamp to
partake of their spoils. We had that day about
one huudr. d men, who had collected for lhe P“^
pose of subduing the savages. Without any of
Beer to command, we penetrated the swamp to a
considerable distance, when we came to the con- ...» —“« <» type, » e | r
elusion that they had made down through tne Col. S. Rock a ell, that he succeeded ! '*
swamp, io order to makegood their retreat-at about a dozen of the hostile,, on kL ,J D *««*
this time tho main body of our men went out ol - - L ‘
. . * . 1- . . C kn<?o rlotAP-
III IS lime IUU- Uiatu „ . * .
the swamp, when six or eight of the hoys deter
mined to rout them or die iu the attempt; weut
on their trail through mud and mire the distance
of about three miles, where they come in sight
ol the Indians, and the moment they come -,,bra
proper distance, commenced the attack, but the
Indians outnumbering them, tlmy had to retreat,
t gelling one of our meu wounded by the name o
Casey, who had shot one Indian down, and was
reloadiug his guu when another ludiau went up
to assist the one down and shot Mr. Casoy in e
shoulder; the wound 13 a seriou® oue; it is no
known whether any were killed or not, hunt is
supposed there were several wounded. All o
our men made their escape • it being so near
night we did not pretend to fodoiv them uu t
next morning, which was the 6th mst. when our
company collected to the amouut ot apout
men, armed as well as the situation of the coun
try would permit, with old shot guus aud rt es
without attv commander, proceeded ou t tetr
trail some 12 or 15 miles, w here they had rob
bed another man’s house ot every thing e i'
could carry away, aud even emptied the fea
thers out of the bed ticks iu the yard, and mado
their way off to Bear Creek. We trailed them
through the swamp, waist deep in mud aud
water, when signs not to be mistaken soon told
that we were in the neighborhood ol the luoi-
aus. We prooceeded hack to the other side ol
the swamp and left a small guard with the hor
ses, and divided our company in three divisions,
and again took to the mud aud water, detars
mined to rout the enemy or die in the attempt.
The companies or divisions were headed by
Galt,a Maihews. Ned Beard, and William Coo
per, 25 to 30 in each. Mathews’ company was
the first out of the swamp, and was attacked
by the Indians before the other compautes got
out They returned the fire with spirit and con
siderable effect, killing one Indian dead on the
ground, and badly wounding several others
which caused them to retreat .tn the
confusion, leaving some 12 or 14 of their,
and plunder of considerable value. One o our
single offender is likely to ^'brulu? *2*1
isbinent. o°t <o
This is all wrong, outrageously «.
affords us high gratification to b »til
Governor has done all in his p 05 v e ., ' «« \L
The people of Geor gia demand «.
of those murderers—justice drntau/
General Jesup prevents, it, the sin i *” if
own head. be u pcn ^
Since the above was in type,
Montgomery, whither he was seut V 4 ' 6 Visit! ®
erttor to demand them Thcv ar* *- ,he
Standard of Union. '"Mate*.
From the St. Augustin,
.... . . .. St Auotr*Tia t ,j B | ,
*\c have heard it surmised that .h i -
will expet ienc-o much inconvenience fortu*
of provisions ; this cannot be the , 101
the contrary they are supposed t 0 t,.
dance to last them for years, b
that they have driven off f.om Mach,! 11081 '' 1
alone, not less than 15,000 head of caul"" 1 "'
east of St, Johns river, and South ..f t ■' iDli
Creek, 4 to 5000 head more, and i e r 8i0 ”
ment estimate of cattle owned bv the in r Tera '
20,000, aud a large iiumb C r of horses ‘ US,is
With regard to bread stuffs, thev are... ..
well su pphed. They have carried aw av
all the corn from the plantations and sLjT
aud with the extra labour of captured day ■
addition to their own, ifiev will be en " hu ' a
raise an abundance. From the best
we.have, thetr prospects are very
The fartuaceous roots, from which they pre ? 3
a flour similar to Arrow Root, are inexha JiT
Acid to these these, the pltmdet which ih ev ,
uually gather ou the coast, consisting of
property, a considerable portion of which con
sists of flour. We have been informed that the
make au annual journey to the sea coast,
the heavy gales, for the'purpose ofgatherincun
the wrecked property, said a number of
ago, oer informant states that thev said tfaevbd
gathered 1300 barrels of flour, besides other ani-
cies of produce, at one time.
Mica.nofv—.This is the name ofthe p**,,
head chief of the fteinino'es The word <j.
nifies literally “ the Pond Governor." He is
the nephew of the celebrated King ft»’
who was killed iu an actiou with Geo X w .
utmost nan- iu 1212. he was nephew, also, to
ir packs "ho figured conspicuously in the w 2r c f
1818. Upon the death of Bowlegs, .Vhmn
became his heir in virtue r«f ih»*
mid nlunder of considerable value. u.uu, r*. - . . wmmn
men c.U wounded slightly, a Mr. Smith. It ts became his heir w virtue of thelndian UolJ.
wortlfv of remark those gallant boys who,ware bentar.ee, which u, that brothers shall inherit b
worthy of rein a B lou , 1( ] amougst preference to all others, ami then skter'
ID the two first fights, wore UUUU u fi Mi. anonv is now ahontfifl
Ill’S IJIOl 11 ’ . . 1 1 . j.' illul lUivw mipa ^ “ v
hut is doing well. It is gtuer lly admitted tnat it tro0 pg at different stations plong the road. Ano-
the advance guard had reserved, their fare uutit ttie ther mai | | ett f or Montgomery ou Tuesday last,
niaiu body could have gotten up, every rascal ot We mellt ; oue j j n ollr i ast that Government had
As au evidence ot r:»n-F 9 i i««n m nnst bodies of United
those who succeeded in routing them. Alt Hits
took place iu the 25th and 18th districts ot s»iow
art. Huzza far the Kinchafaona aud Lattuanas
see hoys, who staud up to the rack, loddet or
no fodder. . ,
Written bv the request of the company, ’>y J
D. STAPLETGN, of Launahassee-
From the Columbus Sentinel, July 15.
THE CREEK WAR
We consider at an end, aud the citizens of tc
Indian couutry of Alabama are returning to their
plantations. After their many suffering*and pri
vations, there is stdl reason to congratulate them
ou this event, as we most cordial(y do. Many
we are told will make half a crop, or more, auo
it is hoped that iu the aggregate the planters in
that quarter-may make enough, or nearly so, to
last them uutil the succeeding crop is gathered.
There are a few straggling hostiles. it is supposed,
still in the nation, hot that country is now so well
filled with troops, marching and countermarching
iu all directions, together with a large body o
frieuoly Indians, that we are of opinion there is
little or no danger to be apprehended * 101 ”
few hostiles w ho yet remain out. They will pass
themselves off for friendly Iudians, aud remain
peaceable, wherever they have an opportunity
The United States’ mail came through the na
tion by the direct route, and arrived here without
the least molestation. A stage also came thro
aud arrived here on Saturday, bringing tieo la
dies and a uumber of gentleineu. 1 his stage
snot three corps of United States’ and Alabama
directed General Jesup to post bodies of United
States’ troops c.n the mail route as ac escort for
the mail through the nation, which we consider
will reuder the mail entirely secure.
The infantry reginieuts of Georgia troops, uu
der the comuiaud of Major General Sanford,
have returned to Ooliunbus ; and two of them,
the one under the command of Colonel William
son, and the ether under the command of Colo
nel Porter, have been discharged. The regiment
tinder the command of Colonel Hardeman is still
in this vicinity, and it is expected will be disehar
ged in a few days. Captain Love, withhiscom
pany is at Fort Twiggs, Major Alford at Roan
oke. and Colonel Beall ou the Chickasahatchee
swamp in Baker county. Major Iloxie is also
somewhere below. The Columbus volunteers,
under the command of Majoi Hoxie, went down
to reinforce Colonel Beall. These, we believe,
are all the Georgia troops udw iu service, if we
include a few militia companies from Early,
Stewart, Decatur aud Thomas couuttes, also un
der the command of Col. Beall.
The party of Iuaians, of which Colonel Beal!
went in pursuit, is believed still to be in the
went in pursuit, ts nettevea suit to ne m me
Chicknsabalcbee swamp, aud Col. Beall is ma- Augmtme, which furnishes some la
• • n* i • . .!_ opiipa irnm tiif* sRJif ol 1VJ1T*
king daily efforts to drive them out.
° ' . “ OT. AUGUSTINE, JUiy O.— ’ . .. tM |i R
Governor Schlet reached home on Friday but little of the Judiaus siuce tb^r ^ ^
, _r u. .....n Mtcannpy. An express at rived new
morning last, after an absence of nearly seven Mtcannpy. An ®xpre« arrtveu ,
weeks, during which time, he has been atCohim nesday fast from t ort Draue. i * om i
bus aud its vicinity, incessantly engaged tn ad- the tn'elltgence op to the 5tlt ^
— • the army writes to a frtenu nere, u
vaneiug the public service.
The inanuor iu which he has met the
body could have gotten
them would have been taken. -■ ---
their desire to fight, when it was necessary for
o-uard to be placed over the horses, during lhe .it
lence of the troops, the officers were compelled
to detail ihetn regularly far that purpose no «ne
heiue williug to remain. After Buchanan fell, e
called some men to httn and begged ihetn to hold
l.iril 1.0 ooate i..» gun had .ecu
wet and it would not fire. 1 wo dead Indtaus
have beeu found since the battle, am. some -aor
.‘10 horses and mules taken. 'The swamp is Iroin
4 to 8 miles wide aud 15 miles long, and now and
then a dry spot of earth, and infested with Al
ligators, Bears, Wolves, &c. not a human being,
save the savage, has ever explored it. It is im
possible to say how many IndtaRs there are.
Tom Carr's estimate is generally beltevecj to be
correct He was iu the battle aud lought gallaut
ly—he ntimbers them at 300. there were, at any
rate. 36 cloth tents, Beall had 275. Ihe lndt-
ans will now, withoot doubt, use every effort to
escape, for their situation is, a . I have belore sta
ted, desperate. Il is feated by some, that they
have already gone, if they have not. their tune
has well nigh drawn to a close, for the boy* are
inul and determined to havo them. Bend has
uow 300 men under his command, our battalion
will -augment that number to 500. It is believed
bat yet a greater nit inner of men will he ueces-
i v to force tho Indians from the swamp, or to
keep them in it.” .
It is the opiuion of Col. B. that the Indians
have dispersed, aud that lie will be unable to draw
or drive them to another battle. It t* rather to be
hoped that his fearless baud lett but few of
them a live, and hence, hut few can DOW be found.
The’ citizens of the counties below, would do
well to keep a sharp look out. for recent circum
stances have shown that there are small gangs ol
savages yet prowling about in the large swamps
m Randolph and Baker. This caution is howev
er unnecessary. for wo discover that oUr fellow-
citizens down the river are wide awake, and arp
keeping the euetny ewake too.
Gentlemen—Your readers, no doubt are anx
ious to get all the information they can respecting
thewarwilh the Indians. If you will permittee,
through your columns, I will give you a full and
impartial statement of several little skirtnisiies
which have taken place immediately iu this sec
tion since Inst Monday morning, the Jth tust. rho
tiuth of which can, if necessary, be establised by-
several ns goon citizens as can be found any
where iu the State.
On Monday morning, lit© 4th instant, some of
our neighbors wire out attendiug to theirdomes-
tic business, and discovered a trail of some ~5 or
30 Indians, which led into tho Kitchafooua
swamp—in the evening of the same day some
ten or fifteen men proceeded up to the trail "hicu
them a surprise if they should come—but a few Demaud after demand was made by Gotcruor
minutes had elapsed when the savages made their Schley for the
appearance, and to their great disappointment Geu. Jesup, end after an the blood which Das
and surprise our boys let loose upon them at a beeu shed and the labor and privation " hteh «
distance of about 50 vards, with their shot guns has cost to subdue those miscreants, most of them
.ini rifles, which caused them to flee in almost we apprehend y 1 ** r ? a I 'v s rm 'oT't^tho'hCstiles
every direction, and in such confusion, that they just vengeuncc of our laws. Of all the host es
left several of their packs ou the ground, aud on- who havo been in the custody of General Jesup.
Iv took time to return tho compliment with five with the exception of Jim Henry who has at
Alicanopy is now about 60 or65yea.-sof age and
very corpulent and inactive, lie has alaiq
been opposed to the treaty of Payne’s landin';,
aud says he never signed it. Mieanopy is boo-
rator, anil possesses no talent for war or at;
thing else. U’e have heard it said that .'Iicano
py has fired but one ^uu during the present war.
and that by compulsion. It is stated tmt be
was at the massacre of Major Dade, and Jop;
stood at his hack threatening to shoot him. if he
did not take a part; he then raked his ride aud
-hot Major Dade, and immediately retired fnun
the field. lie owns about 80 negroes, a larp
number of cattle and horses, lie has a crown |
which was given to the uncle of Kiug Payee.
: - Cotckeeper," by the British Governmeat, for
services rendered during the Revolutionary war.
Capt. Dumrnett’s Company uf ntouuied wist-
leers, havo been out scouring, several days dur
ing tbe past week ; they scoured the country
from Picolata to I’ilatka, hut saw m» fresh Indian
igns. They have collerted several hundred
head of cattle in their excursions, aud driven
them into town, A detarhmern of Capt. Cur
ry's company accompanied Capt. Dumtactt, it
one of the excursions.
From the Savnnr.nh Georgian. July 14.
LATE FROA1 FLORIDA.
By the Steam Packet John Stouey. Csptes
Freeland, arrived yesterday afternoon from Ca
rey’s Ferry, Black Creek, we learn that Cap:.
Merchant, the commanding officer at Circs
Ferry, (which Post, Capt. At. named on the4m
inst. Fort lleilemnnn. after the Iatnented(*■
Heilernan.) had teceived orders from MajorK:r
by to proceed to Fort Drane and break tplM
Post, agreeably to instructions fruu Gov. lit*.
Capt M. was to left have fleilemannon thel ^
yesterday) with tbecompauy under his corcuitac.
and a detachmeut of Capt. Curry’s
(Florida) volunteers, with a provision train,sr-
expected to remove the officers and p cn
nearest healthy spot, cooiig-uous to TortDfl*.
(probably to Alicauopy, where Capt.
present in command.)
The James Boatwright, with the threeccope
nies of U. States troops from the No™, j®
Charleston, was at Jacksonville on
night last, oil her way to Gary’s
Indians had been seen for some time in tie
cinity of the St. Johns. Two Indians ?**
n small party which Lieut. Tyner, (ef *- , l’.
Ward’s company of Florida Volunteers' l e ‘
with between Newnauviile and Suivaon«
Town, on the 4tn inst. were killed by De
part)—the others escaped.
LATE FROM THE SEMINOLE 3 -
The Charleston Courier has the f°' i0 "‘“'.i,
By the schr. S. S. Mills, we have rert-ue ^
following letter from our corresponoeur.
genco from the seat of war.
St. Augustine, Juiy 8.-
ine «iriny write* iu a hicmu •• . . •
. „„ crisis— ren with 50 u.ouuted men. ffom jfts-
his energy andjzeal id orderiugout and organizing at Capt. Fnest’s "’ ou 'he sixth a***
forces for the Seminole and Creek campaigns, nopy, and killed 5 of them, " f rt sMj
arc duly felt and appreciated by his fellow etti- escape. The Indians werei com ^
But ho did not stop there.—As soon au the no
cessary orders were issued, and all tbe arrango-
tneuts consummated far the movement and con
centration of an adequate forco upon the Creek
border, he repaired without delay to Colutnhus,
where he established his head quarters, for the
purpose of reuderintr every facility to the organi
zation of the army, calculated to ensure a speedy
and successful termination ofthe contest; and
where he lias been unremittingly engaged iu pro
moting the best interests of his couutry—aud like
a faithfel sentinel, he kept his post until all ap
prehension of danger had ceased.
We very mueh regtet that the Governor could
uot succeed in gettiug possession of the notorious
Jim Henry and bloody associates, _ who have so
inhumanly butchered our fellow-citizens. 1 hey
have invaded our State—murdered our people,
and dest.oyed their property, and with a knowl
edge of all these facts, General Jeesup refused to
deliver them up to the authorities of Georgia to
he punished, and it is believed, has seut oil a num
ber, deeply involved in guilt, to Arkansas, where
they w ill escape that punishment so loudly de-
* « It .1*11 » . t’ ,.loiii,lttnv,wl Krntltrpn
escape. Tbe Indians were c, ’ ra ‘ u, ‘ •],„ nt»
ced in a luxuriant manner under m ri^nc-
Amoug the killed was an Ittdiau 0 -.^iict-
ter, uanied Billy Jt hn.a chief ot so
He begged for quarter very
refused, and he was mstautiy pat . ^ted
“ A letter from Suwannee, 01 • „f Alt ; -
25th June, states that the !j...India®*°*
Watson, Esq. was destroyed by t j, e d*J
the I8th, at mid day. A P art J, 0
previous had askirmish near tne < flr 5 Is-
mv—they lost one killed, and rep« ^ TW
diatts killed. The latter kept t | )#t fffce
are augmenting their numbers ‘. -j
ther they are the Creeks or - e j s bet* K
ter of conjecture. Air. Watson s ()bta i 0 e<»;
30 and 40.000 dollars. 3 f,e . I “' l ' on Sl the f b “
bout 2, 00 pouuds of leai. at V* ban j 0 jed.
plantations iu the vicinity w' 1, ''
Hunters ot Kentucky, (says he N- ^ fri
ier of the 24th ult.) arr.ved J p
Louisville, ou their way to
Louisville, ou tnetr way - skill
that it is their intention trj, v -j ca ns. ® n ‘ j.
efficacy ol their rifles on the A•«- • , he s*S'••
J . • i tttroPtnint. *” 1.0*^'
getting rid of the “varmtet.
vice of General Houston; tha >
ofJ* 3 *
23, says, -we are assured ^ Sulf ’v^.
so great have been the ra *“ s be gS it
that not more than half croj propll |0^1, '
season, let the rentainucr