THE subscribers have, and will keep constant
ly on hand, a large and well assorted stock of
FANCY AND STAPLE DRY GOODS,
Hardware and Cutlery,
Among which may be found the following articles:
200 ps. fancy Prints,
50 „ Furniture do.
50 „ assorted Cambrics,
75 „ „ Muslins of every variety,
100 „ 3-4 brown Shirtings,
75 „ 4-4 Sheetings,
25 „ 4-4 do. fine article,
25 „ 4-4 bleached do do
25 „ superior English Cloths, assorted
15 „ 4-4 Merinos, assorted,
2 „ do. double width,
5 „ Circassian,
„ fine do ,
10 „ Sacking,
20 doz. Napkins,
ALSO, A LARGE AND ELEGANT ASSORTMENT OF
Hats, Caps, Boots and Shoes,
Domestics, Sattinets, Cassimers,
Bro linen Drillings, white do. bro. Holland,
Russia Sheetine, Osnaburgs,
Ladies and gents, kid Gloves, gents buck do.
Silk and cotton Hosiery, Suspenders,
A splendid assort llonnets Se Bonnet Ribbons,
Thread and bolt Laces, do. Insertions, Bob
AN ELEGANT SUPPLY OF
SILKS, SATINS, FRENCH MUSLIN, CHALLY,CH ALLIETTE,
Silk, Bombazine and Satin Stocks,
Black Satin Bosoms, Collars, Ac. Arc.
Together with a complete and splendid assort
Among which are a few THIBET VESTS, a
new and superior article for wear.
LIKEWISE, A GOOD SUPPLY OF
Bridles, Saddles, Harfingals,
HIDING WHIPS, DRIVER’S WHIPS, Sec.
All of which will be sold on such terms as will
suit purchasers, who are respectfully invited to
JERNIGAN, LAURENCE Se Cos.
April 9 2
CHEAP CASH STORE.
THE subscriber has brought on from New
York, a supply of
Cheap and fashionable Goods ,
suitable both to the times and season, consisting
of the following articles, viz.
Bleached and brown Domestics,
White and brown, striped and plain Drilling,
Plain do Linen,
Furniture, dress and aporn Checks,
Plain, fancy and figured Silks,
Black, Italian and Gro de Nap do.
. Printed Muslins and Cambrics,
Plain and printed Lawns,
Figured, plain, Swiss and Mull Muslins,
do do Bobbinett,
Bobbinett Lace and Edging,
Worked Muslin Capes and Collars,
do Cuffs and infants bodies,
do Cliil. Lace and Muslin Caps,
Irish Linen and Lawns,
A good assortment of Frencli and Eng. Prints,
Scotch and French Ginghams,
Ladies work Baskets, '
Bead Bags and Money Purses,
Silk and satin Reticules,
White and brown Cotton Hose,
Gents, do do half Hose,
Boots, Shoes and Pumps,
Bonnets and Hats,
TOGETHER WITH AN ASSORTMENT OF
Resides various other articles too tedious to men
tion. A. G. MARSHALL.
Florence, June 9 11
NE W GOODS.
THE subscribers, in addition to their former
stock have received a fresh supply of
Dry Goods and Cutlery,
from Charleston and Augusta, making theii as
sortment tolerably good. They are now offering
articles suitable to the season, on as good terms as
any in the market; in their stock may be found
Challys, Challietts, Silks, Muslins,
Grass, Brown and Irish Linens,
Fancy Prints, French Callico,
French Muslins, a splendid article,
Diaper, Nankeen, Domestics, Checks,
A variety of gentlemen and ladies Hose and
Shoes, Hats, Cotton Cassimere,
With a variety of other articles not enumerated.
Our customers and the public generally are invi
ted tc call and examine for themselves.
June 9 11 GARDNER & HARVEY.
01S. R.W.&Z. C. WILLIAMS,
HAVING associated themselves in the PRAC
TICE OF MEDICINE, respectfully ten
der their professional services to the citizens of
FLORENCE and the surrounding country.
From their extensive acquaintance with diseas
es appertaining to a Southern clime, they flatter
themselves that they will be enabled to give com
plete satisfaction to their employers.
One, or both may be found at their office at all
times, when not professionally engaged, conse
quently those who will honor us with a call, may
always expect prompt and immediate attention.
Florence, April 9 2
ALL persons indebted to A. R. Hill Se Cos.
H. W. Jernigan Sc Cos. Hill, Jernigan
& Cos. Hill, Laurence & Cos. Jernigan Lau
rence <fc Cos. Jernigan, Gachet Cos. and W.
D. Hill, are requested to make immediate pay
ment as longer indulgence cannot be given.
May 25, 1838. 9 H. W. JERNIGAN,
for all Concerned.
BY the subscribers 190 sacks SALT, for
JERNIGAN, LAURENCE Sc Cos.
April 9. Ift3(s|.
Attorney at Law,
FLORENCE. STEWAJIT. COUNTY OA
THE subscribers would respectfully inform the
inhabitants of Florence, Stewart county and
the adjoining country, that they have refitted the
store formerly occupied hy Mr. J. M. Miller, and
more recently by Wm. Stafford, Esq. on Centre
street, where they are now opening
A NEW AND SPLENDID ASSORTMENT OF
HATS, BOOTS. SHOES, & BROGANS.
Ladies and Bonnets*
Hard and Hollow Hare,
WAGON AND CART BOXES, Sec. See.
The above stock has just been selected from the
New York and Boston markets.
ALSO, A LARGE STOCK OF
BACON—HAMS, SIDES AND SHOULDERS,
Hour, Gnrd, Sugar »V Coffee ,
BRANDY, RUM, WHISKEY,
WINES AND CORDIALS.
All of which they offer for sale on the most rea
ANDREWS & BEMIS.
Florence, August 1 19
N. B. We are daily expecting PAINTS,
OILS and WINDOW GLASS, anil a large as
sortment of BOOKS and STATIONARY, ME
DTCINES, BAGGING and ROPE, See.
A ic B.
FORWARDING AND COMMISSION'’
Hfi S /TV j E SS,
In the City of St. Joseph, Fla.
The undersigned have formed a
f M copartnership under the firm of
J ANDERSON STARR Sc Cos.
for conducting a Forwarding and
Commission Business, and have undertaken the
construction of Commodious Warehouses in St.
Joseph, lola, and the Chipola Depot, for the stor
age of Cotton and other agricultural productions.
We pledge our best exertions for the interest of all
concerned, and respectfully solicit a share of con
fidence from the public.
W. ANDERSON, J. B STARR,
Se W. E. ANDERSON.
August 11, 1838 20.
A REGIMENTAL Review will take plate at
Ltmipkin, on Friday, the 14tli September
next, at 11 o’clock, A. M. All officers will strict- i
ly attend and have their respective commands in
attendance at that time.
A full and complete return of the number of
men and arms subject to militia duty, w ill be re
quired by all officers commanding companies and
battalions. Respectful and due subordination will
Given under my hand at office in Florence, Ga.
this 13th August, 1838.
A. B. C. WINFREY, Col.
22 3t Comm'dg 77th Reg. G. A/.
WILL be sold on the first Tuesday in DE
CEMBER next, before the Court House
door in the town of Americus, Sumter county,
within the lawful lioursof sale, Lot of Land, No.
two hundred and forty seven, in the 28th district
formerly Lee, now Sumter county, the same be
longing to the estate of Philip Troy, deceased—
to he sold for the benefit of the heirs and credit
ors of said deceased. Terms made known on the
day. NANCY TROY, Adm’x.
JOHN PENNINGTON, Adm’r.
July 4, 1738. Id
OUR months after date application will be
made to the honorable the Inferior court of
the county of Sumter, whilst .sitting for ordinary
purposes, for leave to sell ail the real estate o
Philip Troy, late of said county, deceased.
NANCY TROY, Adm’x.
JOHN PENNINGTON, Adm’r.
July 4, 1838. 16
months after date, application will be
made to the honorable the Inferior Court of
Stewart county, when sitting as a court of ordina
ry, for leave to sell the real estate of James Gilles
pie, late of the State of Mississippi, deceased.
July 2. 1838. 15 RICII’P KIDD.
FOUR MONTHS after date, application will
he made to the Inferior Court of Stewart
county, when sitting for ordinary purposes, for
leave to sell the lands belonging to the estate of
George Shaw, deceased.
JOHN BLACKSHEAR, Adm’r.
June 9, 1838. 11
IT* OUR months after date application will be
made to the honorable Inferior Court of
Stewart county, when sitting for ordinary purpo
ses for leave to sell the Land and Negroes belong
ing to the estate of Bluford Spence, late of said
county deceased, for the benefit of the heirs aud
JAMES HILLIARD, Adm'r.
April IC, 1838. 3
FOUR months after date application will be
made to the honorable Inferior court of
Stew'art county, when sitting for ordinary purpos
es, for leave to sell the Land and Negroes belong
ing to the estate of Timothy Carrington, deceas
ed, for the benefit of the heirs and creditors.
JAMES HILLIARD, Adm'r.
April 16, 1838.
FOUR months afterdate, application will be
made to the honorable Inferior Court of
Stewart county when sitting for ordinary purposes,
for leave to sell all the property belonging to the
estate of Lewis Dupree, sen. late of Stewart
county, deceased, both real and personal.
LEWIS DUPREE,jr. Adm’r.
June 25.1838. 13
FK II ALE SC BOOL.
MISS MARGARET HARVEY, of Ma
con will open a FEMALE SCHOOL in
this place on Monday next, 9th inst. in the new
house built by A. DeLaunay, Esq. in the North
ern part of town.
July 7, 1838.
PAY YOUR TAXES.
THE citizens of Florence are notified that
their Taxes are now due, and are requested,
(in order that our town mav be improved,) to
come forward and plank up the Rino.
Aug- 4 19 J. P. II \RV EY. Collector
I FOREWARN all persons from trading for
five thirty dollar notes given to Maj. M. O.
Snelgroves. about the 13th or 14th of July last, as
the consideration for whieffSfiltrfrßfeS'were given
having failed, I am determined not to pay them.
Aug. 20 22 3t*
THE GEORGIA MIRROR.
] 7*oll the purpose of closing the estate of Asaph
R. Hill, late of Stewart County deceased.
The subsriber will sell at private sale, one third or
the w hole of the following property, viz.
ONE COMMOOIOUS NEW STORE HOUSE AND LOTS,
The well known stand of Hill Laurence Se Cos.
Lumpkin Ga. Also 34 acres Land adjoining
said Town, handsomely situated for private resi
dence. Also the well known,
And Lots, in the Town of Florence, at present
occupied by Mr. A. Burnett. Also the large
WARE HOUSE AND FIXTURES,
In the Town of Florence, at present occupied by
Jernigan Laurence &Cos Also two unimproved
Lots, in said Town, Nos. 108 and 109 in square
H- high elevated ground for building. Also about
$20,000 worth of
. Sssortcd r JMerchandise.
Also two settlements of valuable pine Lauds, con
taining 740 acres, 3 miles from Florence. Also
8 Lots in the city of St. Josephs, amongst which
are Lots to suit the merchant or the settler. Also
27 shares of the Capital Stock in the St. Josephs
Rail Road A Canal Company. Also one fine Sad
Any of the above property Will he sold on ac
commodating terms, by application to the sub
scriber at Florence Georgia
HENRY W. JERNIGAN Ex’fr.
an 1 partner of Y. 11. ; Fill and veaed
The Subscriber will sell several valuable settle
ments of Land, from 202-i to 1000 acres.
May 25, 1838 9 H. W. JERNIGAN.
Columbus Enquirer and Southern Re
corder will please give the above three insertions
and forward their accounts for payment.
H. W. JERNIGAN.
LOTS IN FLORENCE,
ft—J The subscriber offers for sale on nc
f£V, v- j eotnniodating terms, several Business
and Residence Lots in the town ol
Florence, beautifully situated, ami one
improved lot with a comfortable dwelling hoo-e,
on the same for sale or rent. Persons wishing to
settle in Florence and are desirous of purchasing
Lots for business or residence will do well to call
and examine mine as they will be sold cm very
libera! terms. Florence is rapidly thriving and in
a short time must become a place of immense bu
siness, situated as it is in a healthy section of the
country, surrounded by wealthy and industrious
1 would also remark that the citizens are rcta
king arrangements to have fine schools established
both Male and Female—which are now in dera
tion. A fine female Academy is in contempla
tion which will shortly be completed when Flor
ence will be enabled to compete successfully with
any town in Georgia for advantages of this bind.
The subscriber also offers for Sale on liberal
terms 600 acres of land with, some SinproyTunents
on the road leading from Lumpkin to Itwinton,
5 miles from the former place. The situation is
beautiful and healthy, the water good. Persons
wishing to purchase orview the premises will call
on Mr. James P. Matthews near the place who is
my authorised agent for the sale of stud l;*nds or
to the subscriber near Florence.
JOHN T. B. TURNER.
July 28, 1833 18
’ ALABAMA LANDS
■jV Half 9 14 /30
* S. half 4 14 ’ 30
N. half 8 14 30
N. half 7 14 30
S. half 7 14 30
S. half 6 14 30
S. half 11 14 '29
S. half 20 lri 28
S. half 34 1 and 28
N. half 36 19 . 29
S. half 36 19 29
AV. half 29 16 26
N. half 6 16 3d
E. half 21 22 26.
E. half 22 13 28
N. half 33 20 26
S. half 32 18 28
W. half 26 15 24
S. half 29 16 25
E. half 2 18 25
Any of the above Lands will be sold on terms
to suit purchasers, by application to John 1). Pitts,
Esq. Florence, Ga. or to the subscriber, at Ma
con. J. COWLES.
July 26 18
The Columbus Sentinel will publish tlie"above.
Florence, Gv, August 13th, 1838.
THAT James L. DeLaunay be and he is here
by appointed Adjutant for the 77th Regi
ment, Georgia Militia—rank and grade according
to the Militia laws of the State now of force.
1 hat Lemon C. Morgan be, and he is hereby
appointed Sergeant Major for the 77th Regiment,
G. M. do. do.
1 hat A. P. ’tvood be and he is hereby appoint
ed Quarter Master and Regimental Paymaster for
the 77th Regiment, G. M. do. do. *
That Alfonso DeLaunay be and he is hereby
appointed Counsellor and Regimental Clerk, for
the 77th Regiment G. M.
That Dr. R. \\ . \V illirtnis be and Jie is hereby
appointed Regimental Surgeon and M. D. for the
77th Regiment, G. M. do do.
I do hereby order and require all officers and
privates belonging to the 77'h Regiment, G. M.
to obey and conform to the orders of the several
officers appointed for and belonging to the Regi
mental stafl of said Regiment. Given under my
hand, at office, in Florence, this 13th day of Au
gust, 1838. A. B. C. WINFREY, Col.
_ 22 3t Comm'ding 77th Ucg. G. M.
A. LL persons are hereby cautioned against
■ZSa trading for a note given by me to Z. Ylall,
of South Carolina, on the 6th of January last, for
land tor Which he gave me his bond for titles,
since that time I learn said Hall is not the lawful
owner of the land, therefore lam determined not
to pay the note unless compelled by law.
Y u g- 25 ~~ ;jt ISAAC W. COE,
NEATLY PRINTED AND
FOR SALE AT THIS OFFICE
TOWN COUNCIL. 1
Ordinances oj the town of Florence, passed hy the
Board of Commits .oners, Jur.e 25, 1838.
rSHiE board of Commissioners met according
-I to adjournment, members present,
R. W. Williams, lnteudaiu, Joseph M. Miller,
Bcfij. Gardner and William Stafford.
Ist. For the preservation of good order, and to
prevent the annoyance consequent upon persons
being intoxicated in the streets oil the Sabbath
day, he it therefore
Ordained, That no person or persona shall
vend any spivitous liquors or any kind of merchan
dize on the Sabbath day—any person or porous
so offending, shall forfeit aud pay the sum of ten
dollars for each and every offence.
2d. Aral be it further Ordained, That no slave
or slaves shall be permitted to visit the town with
out a written peni.it from his, her or their owner,
or from the person or persons having the direction
and control of such slave or slaves; and no slave
or slaves, unless living in the place, shall be per
mitted to remain in town after ten o’clock, with
out it be specified I\ the written permit, under the
penalty of receiving thirty-nine lashes on the bare
3d. And be it further Ordained, That any white
person or persons trading with any slave or slaves,
for articles other than those [minted out by -law;
shall forfeit and pay the sum .of five dollars for'
each and every offence, aud shall lie prosecuted to
the extent of The law in such cases made, and pro
4th. And he it further Ordained, That any per
son or perrons who shall be found fighting or
quarreling tv it inn the limits of the corporation,
contrary to the good order and peace of the com
munity, shall forfeit and pay the sum of not less
than Throe nor more than Twenty dollars for each
and every offence.
sth And be it further Ordained, That the Mar
shal receive for tlie correction of any slave v.hicli
may he sent to him by the owner; or any person
or persons having the control or direction ol said,
slave, the sum of one dollar
Ordained, That the Marshall he authorized
an i required to prevent all unlawful assemblages,
of individuals, and any and every thing calculated
to disturb the peace and good order cl the com
infinity. And any person or persons so offending
be brought before the incorporated authorities ol
the Town, to be punished at the discretion of the
Ordained, That any member of Council who
shall be guilty of the violation of ny of the lore
going Ordinances, shall pay double the amount
imposed on other citizens.
It being requisite io raise a revenue to .defray the
necessary police regulations for the yVar 1838,
Be it therefore Ordained, That the following
rates of Taxation he imposed':
On all improved lots in the town of Florence, a
tax of 12A cents on every hundred denial's of val
ue as returned or as-cssed.
On all unimproved lots in said town a tax of 20
cents on evCVy SIOO assessed or returned.
Ou all goods, wares and merchandise, including
drugs, medicines, saddles, bridles, and harness,
boots, shoes, ready made clothing, clocks, watches,
precious stones aud jewelry of every description,
heid and kept for sale in "the town of Florence,
there shall be paid a tax of ten cents on every 100
dollars; the person giving in to swear to the high
est amount of stock or merchandize which he may
have had on hand, between the first day ol Jan
uary, and the eighteenth day of June.
On all retailers of spirituous or. fermented li
quors, in less quantities than one gallon, a tax of
ten dollars, and one dollar to the clerk in every in
stance for a license.
On efrcli male white inhabitant of said tow n, be
tween the ages of 16 and 45, a tax of three dollars
as a Compensation for road aud street duty.
On each practitioner of law and medicine a tax
of three dollars.
On each'slave liable to road duty, a tax of -S3.
On each slave not so liable, a tax of 50 cents.
On every free male person of color a tax cfslo.
On every free female person of a tax of S3.
On all pleasure Carriages a Tax of 25 pents per
On all Road Waggons, Jersey Waggons, Carts
and Drays a Tax of 12i rents per w heel.
On every Showman find Juggler who shall per
form or Exhibit for public amusement, and who
charges therefor, a Tax of ten dollars.
On every circus or equestrian company, a Tax
On each and every collection of animals or
Birds exhibited for money, a Tax of $lO, and all
Showmen or Juggler, proprietors of wax figures,
animals or Birds, every circus or equestrian com
pany, before they shall lie allowed to exhibit, must
apply to and receive from the Clerk a license for
which, besides the before mentioned jsum, the y
and each of them shall pay to the Clerk one dol
lar for a license.
.And be it further Ordained, that the assessor
and collector before entering upon the discharge of
his duties shall tAe an oath for the faithful per
formance of his duty, and give bond and security,
in the sum of three thousand dollars, and that he
proceed forwiilfto assess and receive returns of al
property pointed out in the several ordinances and
that-after giving thirty days notice in the Georgia
Mirror, he proceed to" collect.
Be it further Orrfhhted, that all persons who
shall refuse to give in their taxable property shall b
double taxed, and after sixty days from the adver
tisement of the, collector, execution shall issue
against all defaulters as in ease of Tax for the
R. AV . \\ ILLIAMS. Irttendant.
T. GARDNER, Soc.
"13 L it Ordained. That no persoh cr person
JLP shall bathe in the Chattahoochee river, w ith
in the incorporated limits ofthe town of Florence,
above Centre street—any person or persons so of
fending, shall be subject to a fine of One Dollar
And be it further Ordained, r j hat if anv per
son or persons shall fire guns or pistols within «he
corporate limits of the towp of Florence, he or
they shall be subject to a fine of Two Dollars
And beit further Ordallied, That if any white
person or persons 'shall run horses, mares, 'refil
ings or nudes, through the streets of Florence, he
or they shall be lined in the sum of One Dollar;
and ;i any slave or slaves shall violate this Ordin
ance, he or they shall receive twenty lashes on the
bareback. R. W. WILLIAMS, lutcnd’t.'
i Ko. Gardner, See .
J HEREBY give notice that l will make bujiii-
J- cation to the next. Superior Court of Baker
county, to he held on the 4th Monday in August
next, tor right of xlower (6 all the kinds belong
mg to the estate of Jacob Sutton, late of said
1 Connty deceased.
JUDITH SUTTON, I Vidovs.
Southern Literary Messenger
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tt>. books that deserve to be read— aud to w W!I
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, this age of publications that bv their variety and
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cnniinating student, imdaktial criticism, g ( „.
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ifest and to cultivate The growing poetical taste
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xna.nd such a work—-and net one-alone, but many.
The public mind is iV-verislf ami irritated still
from recent po!.‘u <ii sfriies: The sc-ft, itS6uas:ve
hiffuence of Liteiature is. needed, to allay that
lever, aud soothe that irritatien. Yice and folly
are rioting abroad:—They should be driven tv
indignant rebuke, or i;;she«l by ridicule, into their
lifting haunts. Ignorance , lords it over an nit
nteiiS3 proportion of our people : —Every spriii
should be set in motion, to arouse the enlfohten
ed, and to increase their number; so that ifce
great enemy of popular government mav no for
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tinies of our country. \tal to act einplish all
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much of his c hoicest matter thence; and happy
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making each rcgiei know the other hitler ccntri
buto in any es.-nr : •! ocg’T e to ciisj el the lowciias
cloudS'thcit now threaten die peace of boih, anil
to bnguten and strei:g;hi u the sacred lies of fra
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cstabjisheu, and is sustained, and the. back*'*
ness ot many subscribers, in fulfilling their pari ol
our mutual compact, calj indispensably lor an ap
peal, not to their liberality—but to their justice.
If punctual payments are eveV necessary,they are
pre-eminently "so in the ease of such a publica
tion, —purely literary—almost wholly original"
and destitute of the vital aid which newspaper
derive from advertisements.
My all is at stake, in this enterprise.—lt * s a
venture, stimulated indeed by some hope of c
molument; but founded largely, also
well warranted expe< tatiorr of rallying southed 1
talents nr.d Southern putdic spirit, around ibe
drooping and weljnigh prostrate banner of Scud "
ern Literature. Since it lias how acquired ciaiß' !
upon Southern justice— can it he, that the* ,ls
urged ill vain ? ' - •
Subscribers then, who are in arrears—and * fl
them remember, that payment is due in achetn"'
will, I-trnst, without delay, transmit the niou ! ‘ : '"
they owe to me, at Richmond, by mail, at n ‘l <
j risk and cost; taking proper evidence of the i< lC *
and date of mailing; and retaining a meiuora®
durp of each note sent. >
THOMAS W. AVIIITK-