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BY GARDNER & BARROW. Til a tiEOR»I.4 TIIKKOIt, Is published every fuesilay, in Kldkenck ewurt county, Ga. at NIREL IKJDIjARS a year, it paid iu advance, or FOUR DOLLARS, l not paid until tlie end of the year. Vdvkrtiskmks rs will be conspicuously inserted ,i One Dollar per square, (15 hues) the iirsi, and *,O c »t»ts for each subsequent insertion. Nothing j mider 15 lines will be considered less than a ; .square. A deduction will be made for yearly ad vert isemetffs. \ll a tverLseinaats handed ku for publication W) | )o ut « limitation, will be published till forbid, y . ! charged accordingly. Sales of Lati Ia .and Negroes by Executors, Ad iiiiaisttators and (Guardians, are required by law ,(, i,o advertised m a public (layette, sixty days ~r -vious to the day of sale. Hie sale of Personal property must be advcr -1 in like'manner forty days. Notice to Debtors and Creditors of an estate ust be published torty days. Notice that application will be made to the frVurt of Or 1 inarv for leave to «sll Land and N'e . published weekly for tWur months. :,H L ..ters on business must be vnst , u» to insure iiuenlion. , Bus. Walton A Mart; stfjf , a-sori ted theinse ves, in the Drnenee of Me ri -ine a Surgery, respectfully osier then Profcvvional services, ,othe Citizens hi e !nr. ui ■*. and the siirfoundmc country. i h-rii Wg s Dull be n s ulated by a majority ofttlie i > h> , siciai!s of Stewart County. One or both, in always.‘re found at tbeirof f.ee on Broad Street, lately occupied by the Geor gia Minor. M arc ii J 251 839. 50 2is*. Wsii. Hardwick, LUMPKIN, GA. g 1 AN, at all times be found by those wishing his x J servii es, at his office, or the house of M. Medullar, K“ ;. when not professio- My'’ngaged. .» in J(i 4K i)r«. vex ... 5 \\ 1\ (i peri- rtcnt.lv ' cated themselves in j! i. FLORENCE, respectfully tender their professional services io the citizens thereof and tha surrounding country. From ihe success which has heretofore attend cii th' ir practice, they flatter themselves that thny will be » .tided to give general satisfaction to their patrons. One, or both, n.»y he found at their ofiice when not ptolcssionallv engaged. Jan 2$ and florKnce academy. . f jjlllK exercises of the Male Department of the fi Florence Academy, will commence on Mon day next, 7th inst. under the superintendence of Mr. George J. McUlkskey, who comes well recommended as an instrueter ot' youth. The following will be tin* rates of tuition, por quarter: Orthography, Reading and Penmanship, $4 00 do do do with Arithmetic, 5 00 English trammar and Geography, 6 00 Higher English Branches, 8 00 Languages, 10 00 'Pile Female Department will commence on the same May, under the direction of Miss Marga ret Harvey, and the Department of Music un der the charge of Miss Wright. Os Miss Har vey's qualifications the Trustees deem it unneces sary to speak, as 'hey are too well known to re quire any recommendation from them. Miss \V iglit brings with her the best evidences of her ' anability to discharge her duties with the ut ■i is: satisfaction, and the Trustees do not hesitate to recommend her to the patronage of the public. Hue terms of tuition, will be the same as state above, and for Drawing and Painting, 12 00 Music alone, 16 00 do wit other branches, 20 00 Needlework an extra charge of 3 00 Board can be had, for males and females, in the most respectable houses, at reasonable prices. Jan. 5 39 BY THE TRUSTEES. ALABAMA LAN I .-S FOll SALE. V HALF 9 14 30 1 ’ • 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 18 23 S. half 34 19 23 N. half 36 19 29 S. half 36 19 29 \V. half 29 16 26 N. half 6 16 30 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 he sold on terms to suit purchasers, by application to John D. Pitts, Esq. Florence, Ga. or to the subscriber, at Ma con. J. COWLES. July 26 18 notice: ALL persons indebted to the estate of John J. Sims, late of Sumter county, deceased, are requested to come forward and make payment; and those having demands against said estate, will present them in terms of the law. J. W. COWART, AJm'r. Aufgric'O?, March 10 G’t 49 NEW COJIHISSIOX HOUSE. « THE subscriber* have associated T JTthemselves together as COMMIS '■RON MKKCHANTS, under the .Sit3l. V ii*. 1 rt VTS *V to. They have purchased the commodious WARE HOUSE and CLOSE STORE, lateiy occupied by Jernigan, Laurence A Cos. where they will re ceive COTTON or GOODS iu store, amt advance only upon cotton in their possession and under their control. Their charges will be as customa ry. The business will be conducted by John D. Pitts. We solicit the patronage of the public, and are prepared to give Columbus prices tor Cot ton. JNO. D. IMTTS, M. J. LAURENCE. Florence, Nov. 10 33 tl __ _____ J. B. STARR, FORWARDING AND COMMISSION MERCHANT, Bn I3ie t'iij of Nt. Jcsffih, I-'la. January 39, 1839. DRY GOODS. rill IE subscriber having recently replenished l lus stock, invite their customers and the public generally, to call and ex mine for them selves, llis goods are neu> and wellselectedand he is offering them on as good terms as any in th@ market. His stock consists iu part ot the following: Woolens, Sattinetts, A variety of Broad Cloths, Circassians. Merinos, Bombazines and Bombazettes, Red and White Flannel, A good assortment ol Etiaftif Clothing. A large supply of 800 l'S and .SHOES, gentkemen’s and t-Mlifs Saddle*. Bridle* *V Marlin^al*. Crockery, Hardware and Cutlery, With a varietv of other articles suitable to the season, which lie takes great pleasure in offering to his customers and the public, at his new store on the North side Centre street. Jan 12 40 TUP: GARDNER. NEW STORE. rglflF. undersigned having associated theni * Chcei name am* st\!e oi i.atvoy A Chastain, offer for sale anew and well selected 'Dock of Goods. Wares, and Merchandize, from Charleston, viz. ■» Broad Cloth, Sattinetts, Eme.rnetts, Merino, Silk Lustring and Mattronas, French Muslin, do Ginghams, do Prints, Scotch Ginghams Anew assorted Stock of English and Ameri can Prints, Furniture Prints, Bonnets. Hats, Shoes, of all kinds. Bridles, Saddles and Ma*t tugales. Besides a variety of other articles too tedious to mention. Which will be sold low for cash or undoubted creditors. The public are requested to call and examine for thanjselves. JOHN P. HARVEY. MORGAN CHASTAIN. March 26. 1839 50 NEW STORE. TUST RECEIVED and for sale, a general as sortment of .Yetv English Gootls. all of the first class, and which will be sold ( H LAP and on accommodating teuns. The public are re spectfully invited to give ns a call. SMITH fc WINFREY. Dec. 1 35 _ __ Tf iITSTJRSCRIRERS have just received a select lot of GROCERIES, which thev offer on reasonable terms for Cash. ROOD &TALMAN. Dec 15 37 ts THOMTs GARDNER has just received a good supply »f White Lead, Linseed Oil, Lamp Oil, Sperm (land* s, And Soap, Which he offers to his friends and the pub lic cheap, for Cash. Jan 12 49 ____ DISSOLUTION. THE firm of Rood & Seymour is this day dissolved by mutual consent, the business will be settled by either of the late firm. \. P. ROOD, C. B. SEYMOUR. Lumpkin. Jan. 16, 1839. tl _ NOTICE. THIS is to inform the public that a Bond. given by Jesse Simmons to George W. Gai laway, for Titles to Lot of Land No. 127, in the 22d district of originally Lee now Stewart county, for which the said Gallanay gave two Notes, one for SSOO, payable 25th December 1837. and th*‘ other for $540. payable 25th Daceinbcr 1838.- The titles to have been affected the 25;1i J)rc. 1838. The said Gallaway having failed to com ply with the contract by not redeeming the above mentioned notes, tier can neither be found nr heard of, tlie sub-'criber will not consider the bond any longer binding upon him. unless lie shall come forward within 30 days withflve bond and redeem the notes, when he may obtain the Title. JESSE SIMMONS. . Maringo Cos. Ala. March 26,1339. 60 3tj> FLORENCE, GA. TUESDAY, APRIL 9,1839. SSO REWARD. •©3 ELOPED from McLeods Feny on jA the 18th inst. u negro man named ('liarles, a carpenter by trade; lie worked the most , of last year about lrwinton, Florence, and in the neighborhood of the latter place, lie is about 40 years of age, black, tolerably stout made, his left leg is a little shorter than the right, consequently he appears to hop a little when walking, his ears he e been injured by frost. The above reward will be paid for liis delievery to jne on Sandy Creek, 5 miles above Ft. Gaines, or 525 for securing him in r.ny Jail, and giving in formation so that I get him. WILLIAM TONEY. March 22, 1839 50 3t QUIDNUNC. rpHE season having ctunmen ’/x'Sfc ce *l on the first of March, , * l ‘ s l ,Hrse stand at Lumpkin atid Florence, each, alternate ly, three days at a time. Persons may know where he may be found, by counting 'die days which he remains at each place. He wasin Flor ence on the 3d. 4th and sth : in Lumpkin 6th, 7tb and Bth, and from thence by my house and Wm Porter’s on his return to Florence, every week reg ularly, thereafter. Any solvent gentlemen who will make up a company of 12 mares, shall receive the 12th the season gratis. T. W. PEARCE March 12 48 PROSPECTUS OF THE rnnwjL© o A’ST’K again appear before the public, in the form v V of a Prospectus, soliciting aid for our un dertaking. The MIRROR has been published now nearly to the close of its first volume ; anil t* those who have extended to us their patronage, and borne up our hands with the amount of their subscription, we return our most sincere and heartfelt thanks, and solicit a continuation of that patronage, and an exercise of their influence iu our behalf. The Mirror will continue to support the prin ciples of the .State Rights party, believing, as the Editors do that upon those principles rest the perpetuity oft List Union, and the happiness of its citizens. To this end it shall be the constant en deavor of the Editors to expose to the gaze of an honest and injured community, the corruptions, mismanagement and faithlessness of the present Cijief Magistrate of this U nio >• and use all honor able means to prevent, so ta« 3 s their hunm!““f forts will go. his re-election to an office which nc has so unfaithfully and unprofitably filled. 'Fite .Mirror, however, will be devoted entirely to the support of a SOUTHERN CANDIDATE for the high and responsible office of President of the United States, believing that unless we guard our rights and liberties at every poiut, ere we are aware of it, the fanatical and infuriated Abolitionists will have seized upon them with a pertenacious grasp from which it will be impossi ble for us to extricate ourselves, until our rights shall have been snatched from us, our liberty an nihilated, and our bright prospects and present happiness forever blasted. N» man, therefore, can receive the support of this paper, who is not like Ctesar’s wife, not only innocent ol tlie vile doc trine of Abolitionism, but entirely above suspicion. The Mirror will, as heretofore, continue to be a veheicle of general information, both Domestic and Foreign, so far as may be of interest to the general reader—it will also contain its usual quan tity of Literary and Miscellaneous matter—in short, every exertion will continue to be made to render it both useful and entertaining to those who may feel disposed to exteud ta us their pat ronage. It is the design of the Editors to enlarge their sheet after the expiration of the present volume should the patronage of the paper atthattime jus tify such a step. We respectfully request all those who feel any interest in the dissemination of correct principles to lend their aid in giving the Mirror a more gen eral circulation. Tkkms,—THREE DOLLARS a year, paii/ in advance; or FOUR DOLLARS if not paid before the end of the year. GARDNER & BARROW. Feb. 15. 1839. f American Merchants. --The following high com pliment to the integrity of the American tuer chatitila community is contained m rite Loudon- Morning Chronicle of the 11th December. “We are happy to say we have it iu our power to communicate a circumstance which will rather astonish, and, no doubt, much mortify our con temporary of the Times, and those who, durin? the panic, spoke of the Americans as a nation of swindlers and unprincipled blackguards, who ou ly took advantage of the peculiar state of things in the United States to relieve themselves of their liabilities, and contended, at the same time, that none of the American firms, who were compelled to yield to the pressure of the times, would even pay 10 per cent, of their debts. The event to which we allude is the fact that the protested bills, to the amount of two millions— lice mUliuns sterling— which were sent out by the Bank of England for acceptance, have been all paid, with the exception of c£4oo---four hundred pounds out of two millions—and of fit is sum £7O has been amply secured, while the balance is considered j good eventually. Mr. Cowel, the agent of the j Bank of England, is expected to return in the | spring; and Mr. Elake, who went out with him \ as one of his assistants, lias come home in the j Great Western. We will take another occasion j to dwell upon the result of the American panic, ! arid point out, in undeniable terms, the errotie- j crus views which so tnanv ofmir contemporaries, i like the Times,have taken, and continue to take, , in regard to American matters, and show how j perfectly ridiculous are all their labored articles j on the subject.” From the Southern Literary Messenger. Boreas Lindsay: OR, THE BACHELOR S WRITING DESK.* BY THE AUTHOR OF “TilE BACHELOR'S DEATH BUD.” ( Continued.) For several days after the arrival of Dorcas aud Tylei, a growing change in the disposition ol Mrs. Harris was universally perceptible. Her tour oi voice was subdued and bland; her ad dress to inferiors considerate aud mild ; her in tercourse with equals se'f-deniviig; and all her aims, to promote the general happiness. She was conscious that such a change must ueces savily excite wonder, and a most finished plan did she adopt to prevent it from appeariug unac countable. One day, when seated aloue with Tyler, she re marked to him seriously, “there is one thing, niv sen, that, ever since your return, I have been anxious to confide to you. About a mouth ago, 1 found in my head a white hair, and it has had upou me the strangest etiect imaginable. 1 am continually haunted by tiie thought (hat the day is not far distant when my head will be entirely silvered over; and when 1 think that from that stage of the journey of life it is but a handbreadth to tlie tomb, the question repeatedly occurs, ‘am 1 prepared to die ?’ Oil Tyler, 1 canuot tail you what 1 have felt. I canuot speak to you of the sleepless nights 1 have passed, aud how much worse than sleepless my nights have been, when slumber has chanced to fail upon me. The mid night visions, the livid forms, the semblances of the other world that have affrighted me, are known but to myself and to Him who sent them. Os late I have felt more peace. Your return; the dear disposition of the angel whom )«u have brought home with you; her fondness lor me, (for our souls have become perfectly knit togeth er in love) itave all liao an assuaging influence ; but “li! that 1 might hope my peace proceeded from a higher source—that He who pierced me with the arrow of conviction has had compassion on me, and bouud up the wound with the oil ol His grace!” aud here applying hci ’kerchief to her eyes, she sobbed bitterly. Tyler paused a few moments, aod replied, “I am sensibly effected, my dear aunt, by your dis closure, aud only wish that my competence to give you spiritual counsel equalled my solicitude in your behalf. But 1 shall t ide by the parsonage this morning, and should be happy to invite the i minister t? '•ah upon you.” “Do not ask ui:a to day, Tyler. 1 Will send for him ; hut just now i »cel as il l could unbosom myself better so one of my own sex, and of these l know’ of none in whom 1 could eoufide unless in our own dear Dorcas.” “Aud a truer Christian you will not find this side heaven—let me send her to you now.” Tyler left the room to lultil his commission; and that evening Dorcas told him, “1 had beiore been bound to your aunt by the ties ot nature and affection, but to-day anew tie has sprung up between us—the bond of Christian fellowship, i do love her next to the best friend 1 have on earth, aud if you knew how devotedly she speaks ol him, you would not wonder at the sire, gtli ot my at •tachment.” At the next communion season, it was publicly announced that Mrs. Harris had connected her self with the church; aud the simple peasantry remarked that the Lord had not performed such miracle since the day of Pentecost. Since the arrival of Dorcas, Walter Roberts, a young man residing a few miles off', had been an almost daily vister at Bellevue. He was oi fas cinating address, and possessed of every accom plishment, but at heart an unprincipled libertine. He had, however, the discretion to keep his prin ciples, or rather want of principles, to himself; andjn cousummate hypocrisy, his only superior was*Mrs. Harris. He was very familiar with po lite literature, and had always an abundance ol news, which made him what ladies call a right charming fellow. He was more showy than Ty ler, and perhaps generally more agreeable as a companion. There was this difference between them: The one had read a great deal, but thought very little; the other was a man more fond of communing with his own thoughts than those of others. The one had read more from a desire to pass with tlie crowd as a man of parts ; the other looked upon knowledge as sacred spring, and felt too much reverence for the holy fountain to letits bubbles flash up incessantly to wtr the admiration of the common herd. The one was calculated to be caressed by the many and des pised by the lew ; tlie other to tie cherished by tlie few and overlooked, not despised, by the many. Roberts had a ready selfconceit that gave him, in his own opinion, a high place in the estimation of others; Tyler, on the other hand, had a distres sing humility that made him think others as blind to his real merits as he was himself. Roberts, on his visits to Bellevue, was general ly accompainied by his sister—a young lady who embodied manv of the follies and a few of the virtues of her sex. Mrs. Harris, during their riding and walking excursions, invariably managed it that Miss Roberts should be under the charge of Tyler, while Dorcas was handed over to the charge of Roberts himself. This part of the plot was the more easy to be effected, because Roberts on n party of pleasure, would not of course be expected to gallant his own sister, any more than would Tyler to devote himself exclusively to thereof his own household. So that indeed it was hiirdlv necessary for Mrs. Harris to interpose her agency here, for matters went on just as she wished, without her interference. This was an art <>f hers. She had a most profound knowledge of human nature, especially of its weakness,— for these she had a chart within herself-—and she knew exactly w hen it was necessary for her to cotne forward with her open influence, and exactly when it was necessary ior her to remain behind the curtain <Tnd pull the string in secret. She Vwl. J.—No. 52. knew the fascinations of both the Roberts’; she knew that Waiter was the directly opposite of Tyler, and tiarah equally so ol Dorcas; and therelore that any partiality shorn, by Dorcas to Walter would be as grating to Tyler, as any par tiality manifested by himself to ISarah would be unpleasant to Dorcas; because naturally if one person seems partial to the known opposite of another person, his regard for the latter of the two is tupposed to be proportionally weakened. This was the reasoning of Mrs. Hairis, ami she knew that tiie goldeu chain of sympathy once Broken, her triumph would be complete. .Bhe would therelore take occasion to incite the co quetry of Sarah, by imploring her not to make such sad havoc of her nephew's heart, aud w ould have treated W alter in the same way, but as sho saw he was sufficiently bent on taking the castle for himself, she only threw out occasional hints oi en couragement. In the meantime she was to Dorcas the teuder est of mothers. She ingratiated herself thorough ly in her confidence, and used many unobserved arts to draw forth her feelings in telerencc to the attentions of Tyler to Sarah Roberts. But Dor cas was a high-souled, queenly girl, and seemed to cherish not even ior a moment the thought that liis alfeclion for herself was weakened. She was conscious in her own breast of such a wealth of devotion to him, that judging of his feelings by her own, she would as soon have thought the needle false to the pole, as to have indulged the suspicion, that she had ceased to be his cynosute. .She saw that he was attentive to Sarah, and only loved him the better for bis politeness ; and as to the attentions of Walter, they were even disa greeable to her—not that she suspected them to be designing, but beause to one ol her nature the attentions of any one, beside the. one, would bo unsatisfying. Yet she would laugh and chat with him as freely, as if he were entitled to the great est iotimacy ; lor she was so perfectly artless and innocent, that it would have done her as much an noyance to suspect another, as to be herself sus pected. Not so with T yler—and for the simple reason, because he was a man. Men are, naturally, more jealous than women, iiecaute they are, naturally, less constant, He was moreover, as we have sad before, of an humble disposition, and when he reasoned with himself he felt rather surprised that Dorcas had found any thing at all in him to ad mire, than that she manifested a superior admira tion for another. Yet when they were alone, with no rye to gaze on them, she would pom out .to him such (ond tokens of tenderness, that she would beguile him insensibly from his desponden cy. But when the succeeding day would brin/i with it the unwelcome form of Roberts, who hail become enamored to distraction of Dorcas, he would fall back again upon his own gloomy thoughts, unless when piqued to make himself as agreeable as possible to Sarah. Mrs. Harris saw the state of his mmd, and was rather at fault to perceive nothing like it in Dor cas. A great mind may thoroughly compre hend a little one, but a little mmd can never understand a great one. Mrs. Harris had the right theory iu regard to the every-day charac ters we meet with ; but Dorcas Adelmar was as far above these, as the heavens ate higher than the earth. She was as infinitely remote from every petty jealousy as the east is from the w est, aud she could not possibly have been aroused to discover any im; ropriety In the attentions of Ty ler to Sarah. He was happy, aud that was enough for her. Mrs. Harris soon learned better than to make any unguarded attempts with this design ; or, if she was iu this one instance too blind to see, she was too prudent not to feel her way.— She soon found out where she could direct her exertions to the advantage, and accordingly begau with Tyler. She observed him one dav when his countenance was sad, and having with drawn with him, she sat for sdlne time with her hands folded and her eyes bent downwards. At last she said— “1 yler, my dear eon, do I love you ?” “Yes, my aunr; I cau believe that you love me, though 1 doubt all the world besides.” “And my dear boj, does the world contain anv in whom you have a tight to trust, yet whom voir are forced to doubt ! J “Aunt!” “Nay, Tyler, my own son, I cannot see griei working its way through your heart without tee! ing a correspondent emotion in tr y pwn. Wo need not talk in secrets. My dear boy, let me en treat you to hasten your marriage with Dorcas. .She is a dear, good girl, Tyler, and you may nev er meet with such another, should you lose her.” “Aunt, you have been to me a mother, and in this have proved yourself more than a mother ; but do not be offended that 1 follow not your ad vice—-1 reject it simply because there seems to be a necessity f“r its being given. W hat I have fel* and do feel 1 can never express, but the reason you give for hastening our marriage shall be to me a reason tor deferring it; and it iu the mean time Dorcas is confirmed in her attachment to Roberts, I will release her from her engagement, though the act should release my soul fiom rr.y body.” Mrs. Harris gazed upon him as he left the room aod hardly waited for him to get out of hearing before she exclaimed triumphantly “Why, the very fates are in my favor* I could not possibly have turned out so, unless, they had interfered. But to improve advantages—-ah i here comes Dorcas! the very thing !” When Tyler left the room, he walked moodily down stairs, and met Dorcas in tlie hall. “Oh !’* said she, running gaily up to him, “I lur-e just been out to walk, and i met Mr. Roberts, and he sai<] he would ride with us to-morrow—-but, dear Tyler! what is the matter ?” “Nothing; I have a headache, and waa going ot.t to enjoy the fresh air.” “I on will let me go with you ?” “No, Dorcas; I had rather be alone. I fhr.ll return soon.” She gazed at him as he went out, and stood inotiouless. It cam© »pyn Jytr like « tiSyceuT, that he had ttfrtre TTumi 6tfre v> i»i*