neopie. Tint men who c'amor a great
,*leal about equality aud about the govern
luiiit of the people should linn attempt
to trample under loot every principle ut
the government, is a matter well deserving
the attention of the people. We have
not at present time or terms in which to
express our contempt for sueh a course,
} jU t wo hope to have some leisure to th-vcti
to this subject shortly.
The .State-Rights party might have done
the same thing if they had possc-scd
the power, hut if they had vve should have
censured them as unsparingly as wc have
and shall the others. We do not believe
that the Union party will sustain their
leaders in thUuttempt todestrov every thing
like equality iu representation.
It is true we are opposed to any reduc
tion at a!l f„r reasons that we have here
tofore given, hut we like to see something
like fairness and honesty in those who
profess to think that the good of the
county requires it. The truth is that there
is to "be found iu the course of political
leaders genet ally very little hut a constant
effort to aggrandise themselves, and it is
hi»h time that this spirit should be rebu
ked by the people. Let any sober un
prejudiced man take up and examine the
course of the political or rather party
loaders of the country, from him who ruels
a justice's disfict to tin; Presi I nit of the
United States, and ..e Will tii.nl that ii
nine times out of ten the question to he
settled with them is not what will be for
the goml of the country but w hat will
advance the interest of the party. We
i-inil some of these days have so thing
to say upon the state of parties and party
discipline.— Utirfiui .1 raus.
From the. Madisonian.
THE P\ILl'Y OF FE HER \ LISTS.
‘•This has been the tune of the Feder
alists lion tite origin of the Goverujeut.”
A political friend has asked ns for the
proof of t lie identity of the Van l’ureu
party, and the old blue light Federal party.
Tlii's is plain enough to ns in the presnut
federal practices and measures of the Van
ISureu party, but as a party is known also
by its leaders, it is very easy to show that
the administration have accomplished just
whit Jefferson predicted the enemies of the
country might, vi/.; crep into power, in the
real character of Federalists, under til"
ptoleu disguise of a f .l-e name. Who are
the leaders of this party 1
& Martin Van Rnr<n, who opposed the
re election of Mr. Madison during the
year It? 12.
L“vi Woodbury, who was elected (inv
entor of New Hampshire in 182", by the
votes of the federal party.
James Buchanan. who is the author of
the severest libel upon t to “Dem icratic
party” and its leaders, ever peipi irated.
Ifuel Williams, who it is said, assisted
to burn James Madion iu effigy, in 18’2
Henry Hubbard, who was prime mover
in guttm ; np tin mvti i; which delegates
wore chosen to ilia Hartford Convci.tiuu,
from New 1 laYnpshire.
f). Wall. wl:o said in the Senate
last year, ••here, sir in the presence of the
American people, 1 avow that ! was a Fed
eralist, and acted with that party, /.caloindy
and actively, so long ns then flag waved in
Samuel C simian, who, during the war,
a; reported in th ■ N. IJ. Gazette, •■hupeii
to Go I that every American soldier who
marched to cauaJa would leave hts bones
J. H. Prentiss, a Van Huron ir.etnb.fr of
the II Hive from New York, aud during
the war edited a paper at Cuopetsfown
from which the following extracts tire
“It is with great sensation of indiscr ibn.ble
pleasure .lint 1 find tt y-elf enable to an
nounce the complete triumph of ihe Fed
eralists." ‘lf humble labors iu tlie cause
of inv native country have produced tdir
change in the favor , f Federalism, in ibis
country, then ha.ve l arrived at the seme of
my hopes, the. summit <>f ;,|| niy wishes.”
"Toe frightful Hydra of Democracy begins
to droop it« head before the heaven derived
spirit of Fede-al'ism.”
"Deiuocinry! a monster wild as that
which loams the Lybian wafers and jovs
to drench his tusks in blood—a pestilence
that spreads contagion over the whole
extent of our country---a pernicious blast
withers every thing it touches.”
1 Governor Kemble, ilsi/.y Vail and
John C. B‘odhi ad, Van Dmen members
of tin; House arc old Faknilisls* t 0 which
l m 2jf :!tl i *^ r * oioli. tiorpf Wrikins,
' Ml Hum’ Luroy to Russia.
f R Tug frsoI Van Huron candidate
.•’f congress in Philadelphia, said he
“should have been a Tory” had he been
capable of reason and reflection during the
Richard Rush, late Van Boren Ambassa
dor to London to receive the Smithsonian
bequest, it is said, in Federal times, actually
mounted the black cockade!
The old Federal party tlieu, is now the
* ! >r. Hurt-ii party.
Tiie Globe said truly: the Federalists
have abandoned their name, but have not
relinquished tlju>r principle or objects.
FOURTH OF JULY.
Lumpkin, Junk 4, IS’9.
At a meeting of the State. Rights party
ot Stewart county, held for the purpose of
fiaki'fg arrangements for the celebration of
tb'; Fourth of July, M Gresham, Esq. was
called to the chair, aud J. L. DeLaunay ap
On motion of John Talbot, it was resolv
ed, that the chair appoint nine gentlemen as
a Committee of Arrangements.
Whereupon the folio wing gentlemen wire
appointed that committee:
John Taibot, John Richardson, T>. Bed
inpfteld, T. W. Pierce, R. 11. Hardwick,
John Thornton, N. Clifton, Richard Kidd.
On motion of L. Bryan, it was resolved,
that the chair appoint a committee of five to
select an Orator and Reader and to prepare
The following gentlemen were auuouisc
cd as that committee :
W. Boynton, John S. Randle, B. May,
H. McGullars, J. L. DeLaunay.
On motion, resolved, that the Chair ap
point a Committee of sixteen to collect sub
V hereupon the following gentlemen were
I l , i>oint to constitute that Committee:
J- W. F. Lowry, Win. L. Ballard, Jos.
''hams. James Jones, sen Eli McKeithan,
‘J; Roynton, D. Mathison, O. Mathews, Mb
Wadsworth, J. M. Mi'ner, Win. Finch, J.
• Thurman, R. Pie.son, John Blackshear,
Isham Watkins, Robert Edwards.
On motion. Resolved, that the Commit
,,!e of Arrangements give a general invita
'on to the citizens of Stewart county to par
b'ke with us on that occasion.
On motion. Resolved, that these proceed
,niis be published in the Georgia Mirror.
Resolved, That we now adjourn.
M. GRESHAM, Chrm’n.
■ L. DzLaunay, Sec.
TSJ ?.i TjTf ' S'v 3 , *5 rrc, A .
- W tv —' N. ki.il J
Nalnrday, June S, ! 839.
Mi lIS Si s; S WO(JCi SI K IST Y.
The new Independent Ciiuri h, hav
ing been completed, will be dedicated on
Sunday the 1C lit inst. The ministers in
vited to attend, and peiform the ceremonies
of the occasion, are Rev. Janies E. Glenn
Rev. Thomas Gardne: ( Rev. Mr. Matthews,
and Rev. Dr. Gotilding.
The services will commence at 11 o'-
cl.ck A. M.
POUT CVI, MEETING.
I te members of the State Rights
P.vtiTr of S.e v.irt Comity, are requested
to aitembl,! ,u tue Court House in Lump
kiu, oo Tan lay the IS'li inst. for the pur
Pne of nominating suitable candidates to
represent the County in the next Legisla
ture. A general aiiemltuce ofihe Party is
VAN BE REN NOMI NATION.
The \ an Bttrcn party of this County
held a meeting in Lumpkin on Tuesday
the 4l!t inst. for the purpose of nominating
their candidates far (he next General As
sembly. The fßlowing was the ticket a
For the Senate.
£?* dr. s. rt.ulrgs ! !.'
JOHN D. PITTS.
V e understand that John D. Pitts Esq.
has declined tiie nomination, and refuses
to be considered a candidate.
TIIF. FLORIDA WAR ENDED!!
It will he seen by the “General Orders” of
General Macomb, issued from Head Quar
tet's. tin! the war is en led, the Indians vir.
tu.d!y acknowledged masters of the soil,
ant! we. ns a people and a nation disgraced,
Wlint man, who lias the honor of his
country at heart, whose spirit does not burn
with just indignation at this dastardly con
duit on the part of those in authority? A
nation that has twice made old England's
Lion tremble in his lair >r.d crouch beneath
the fangs of Liberty's Eagle, has, by the
conduct of those who have charge of her
destiny, been acknowledged conquered by a
bund of Seminole Indians! and her pride
completely laid ill the dust.
Gen. Maeontb, wc perceive, is ou his re
turn home, after completing the object ofhis
mission. IIo» will he be met by the citi
zens of the United States? Will it be with
loud hosannahs to his name ; or will not the
indignation rftiie people be aroused tosucli
a pitch as to heap upon his head wherever
he may place his foot, the execrations of an
indignant and insulted nation?
We hope the latter course will be pursu
ed, that he may be made an example by
which, in all after timc.no one who may
recollect his fate will darff again adopt a mea
sure so humiliating and disgraceful. Wc
would hope that he, rs well as those con
cerned vvitb him in tans coding the Florida
war, coni I be driven from Ihe high offices
they hold, and banished from the land they
have thus consigned to infamy aud wretch
Will the inhabitants of Florida accept a
peace thus bought and thus dearly paid foi ?
After their wives, their children, the : r mo
thers and fathers have fallen victims to the
relentless hand of tile merciless savage, will
they suffer them to remain upon their soil,
to share it, benefits aud tlie protection ol
their Government ? Or, will not the blood of
their relatives call with a voice that cannot
ho resisted, for that vengeance which should
never sleep until every red man had been
sent to the land of spirits or driven from the
soil they have drenched with the blood of
the helpless and innocent l
NOT ENDED YET!
Since the above was written, we perceive
Miat our anticipations in relation to the man
ner in which this unjust and cowardly treaty
would be received by the indignant inhabi
tants of the Territory, have been realized ;
and that an extraordinary stare of excite
ment pervades the whole country. Tbe
war is just commenced in earnest. Gov.
Call was expected to take the field last Mon
day, at the head of an army of volunteers,
who were flecking to his standard from eve
ry section of the country. The Territorial
Government has offered a reward of .00 dol
lars for every Indian kill'd or taken, and 3
war of extermination we doubt not, will now
be waged against the miserable savages, who*
after desolating the country and murdering
its inhabitants, have been kindly taken into
the protection of the General Government.
Are the people ol the United States, so dead
to every sense of humanity and justice, as to
stand tamely by and witness this unparallel
ed outrage upon the rights and feelings of
the citizens of Florida. We hope not.—
We hope that the chivalry of the land, if
there is any left, will take part with the ag
grieved and insulted Floridians ; and, not
withstanding the protective presence of the
United States troops, expel the remorseless
murderers from the land their treachery and
Cruelty !qv/c deflated and (aid waste.
We learn from the Columbus papers that
Thurston, the Bauk robber and counterfeit
er, has been again apprehended, and safely
lodged within the walls ot the peuetentiary.
An attempt was made by a few of the citi
zens of Columbus to rescue iriin, on the
ground that Air. Croley, the gentleman by
whom he was captured, had not sufficient
a ithority fur detaining hint, but owing to
the energy of Mr. Corley and the timely in
terference of the Sheriff and Dep. Sheriff,
the attempt failed.
The Augusta Constitutionalist asks with
great apparent gravity, what assurance have
we, that Mr. Clay if elected would follow in
the footsteps of Martin Van Bureo? The t
dea is truly diverting. Only imagine the re
nowned statesman aud orator of the west,
pursumg the winding sinuosities aftl.eKin
derhook toad-catcher, and ttulevcuiing to
trace his bespattered tracks amongst the
mil 1 and siiuic through which lie has rrawl
de iu his restless search after the objects ol
his ambition. Imagine the Eagle stooping
from his lofty flight amongst the clouds to
paddle aud splutter, in imitation of the dap
per duck, in the scutn of stagnant ponds and
marshes. Only think of the lordly Lion de
scending to the ignoble vocation of amous
iug grimalkin. It is truly diverting. Seri
ously, what could the Constitutionalist have
meant? That if Mr. Clay would „landoii
his National Bank scheme, and give in to
the measures of Mr. Van Buren's adminis
tration, that there might then dc a reason
able excuse for the Southern people to give
him their suffrage for the highest office in
their gift ? The editor sarcly must be jest
ing with his readers. As exceptionable and
obnoxious as both those personages are to
every Southern patriot, we cannot con
ceive how either conld be rendered less so,
by a union in principle and sentiment with
the other. Would it enable Mr. Ciav to
take hoi! upon the affections of the people
ofGcoigia, or rather, would the people lie
more likely to yield him their support,
wore to declare himself an advocate for free
negro suffiage, a Missouri restrlctionist, and
a Loco Foco leveller? Would it elevate
him in the estimation of Southern men,
were he to proclaim his devotion to the
cause of intern tl improvements, in direct
violation of the doctrine of State Rights?
Would he be more acceptable to the
South, as President of the United States,
by openly approving the extravigant and
profligate expenditures of the present ad
ministration; b_v promising lo continue
known ptihiic defaulters in office for years
after their frauds a>e detected, by declar
ing his intention to divide the spoils among
the victors, and in short, by proclaiming to
the nation at large, his determination if e-
Icctcd, to carry out the foul, profligate and
corrupt measures of a predecessor, whose
political sins are heaped like a mountain
upon his head. No! no; odious as we con
ceive his present principles to he, he. would
be doubly obnoxious, were he to add to
them the nefarious and detestable doctrines
that have marked the political career of
Martin Van Buren.
M tjor G;n'‘r;«l M.YCO.VIB has gotten
back once mare to Wi-hington City, after
the performance of his wondrous mission
to the court of the Seminoles. Wonder
when the general will bring out his “Trag
edy of the Indian maid»n ?” Now that the
vexatious Florida War ceases to burden
his mind, and these “weak, piping times of
peace,” a fiord him no delight, except, “to
view ius shadow iu the sun,” we presume
he will build a private theatre, in which to
enact the pro l ictiom of his matchless dra
As every one may not be acquainted with
the laws relating to the selling and retailing
of ardent spit its, we publish the following
that .hose who sell may lcnow whether or
not they have complied with the laws, and if
*hey have complied whether they have con
formed to their requirements ; and also, tha!
the community at large, who should feel a
deep interest in tlie matter, may have an eye
to their own welfare, and bring those to jus
tice who maybe guilty of violating the law.
In the surrounding country there are mary
slaves, and they frequent our town, at alj
times for the purpose of purchasing such
things as they desire; it would therefore be
well for their owners to keep a lookout that
the laws be enforced and their property sav
ed from ruin.
These retnatks are not intended as a re
flection upon any one, as we know oi none
who have violated the laws in this particu
lar; but have been penned with a view to in
form those who may be ignorant of the laws
on this subject, to caution those who may
deal in the article, and to arouse the vigilance
of those interested.
The law reads thus :
That from and immediately after the pas
sage of this act. upon the application of any
person forlicens-j to retail spirituous liquors,
the Clerk ofthe Inferior Court to whom
such application may be made, shall, befoie
granting such license, require the applicant
in whose name such license shall issue, to
take and subscribe the following oath, to wit:
I do solemnly swear that l will not. during
the next succeeding t.-.elve months, sell,
barter, give or furnish to any slave or slaves,
or any free person of color, any measure er
quantity of distilled spiritous or intoxicating
liquor, without tbe verbal or wiitten consent
of the owner, overseer or employer of such
slave or slaves, or without the like consent
of the guardian of such free person of co
lor; aud I do further swear that 1 will not
suffer or allow any other person to do so foi
me by iny approbation, knowledge or con
sent, so Help me God.
Sec. 3. And be It further enacted, Thai
on or before the first day of June next, am
annually thereafter, each and every vendei
ofany measure or quantity less than one gal
lon of distilled spiritous or intoxicating li
quor, shall, and are hereby required to taki
and subscribe tite above aud foregoing oath
See. 3. And be farther enacted, That frou
and after the first day of J line next, and an
nually thereafter, each and every person who
inay or shall become a vernier of any mea
sure or queutiry less than one gallon of dis
tilled spiritous or intoxicating liquor, shall,
an 1 are hereby required to take aud subscribe
aud foregoing oath.
Sec. 4. And be it frrtktr enacted. That
upon the neglect or refusal of any person so
required to take aud subscribe the above and
foregoing oath, each and every person so
neglecting or refusing, shall be, and are here
»> nade liable and subject to all the pains
and penalties which a person retailing with
out liceuse is now subject to by law.
See. 5. And be it farther enacted, That
each and every oath so taken, sha'l be sub
scribed by the person taking the same, and
ittested by the Clerk of the Inferior t’nurt,
tefore whom the same shall be taken, in a
book to be kept by him for that purpose.
From the National Intelligencer.
GEN. MACOMB'S REPORT OF HIS
PROCEEDINGS IN FLORIDA.
Head Quarters of the Army of the U. S.
Fort King, Florida, May Hi, 18u9.
Sir: Agreeably to the instructions I had
tite honor to receive from your hands at
Washington on the 20ih of March last, I
lost no time in repairing to Florida, and ar
rived at Black creek, the general depot of
the army on the sth of April. There 1 had
tbe good fortune to meet with Brigadier Gen
eral Taylor, the commander of the fort es in
this Territory, then on a tour ol inspection
and review oft he troops, and. at the same time
engaged in his plan of dividing the country
nearest to the setthincuts into squares oi
twenty miles, and establishing posts thereon.
This fortunate meeting enabled me to place
.a the hands of General Taylor a copy of
your instructions, aud to give him ordets to
co operate with me m carrying those instruc
tions into effect, directing his attention par
ticularly so the protection of the settlements
along the line from Carey's Ferry to Talla
hassee, and vest of the latter place, author
izing him at tbe same time to call into ser
vice such a force of militia as mentioned in
your instructions. General Taylor having
with him interpreters and Indians connect
ed with the hostile parties by ties of consan
gniuity and intermarriage, was desired too
pen, if possible, a communication with them,
aud thereby make them acquainted with the
fact cf my arrival in the country, and my
wish to see the chiefs and warriors at this
post by the Ist of May instant, to hold a
conterence with them. Col. Twiggs, who
was then commanding at Garey’s Ferry, hav
ing military authority over a considerable
extent ofcountry, was also made acquainted
with my instructions, and lie rendered a rea
lly and efticieut aid in furthering my views.
Col, Warren of Jacksonville, win* heretofore
had command of the militia serving in Flor
ida, and was highly recommended to me on
account of his efficiency and activity as au
officer, was invited to raise and take com
mand. as Lieutenant Colonel, of a battalion
of mop pled militia, lo assist in the defence
of the 6ettleme*’ts east of the Suwannee, and
expel the Indians. Although quite incon
venient to him at that time on account ofhis
private affairs, the Colonel very promptly
complied with my wishes- In the mean
while, Gen. Taylor was making arrangements
with the Governor of Florida in raising, for
the defence of the settlements on the west
of the Suwannee, a military force. Not
withstanding all these measures, the Indians,
dividing themselves into small patti’s, pen
etrated the settlements, committed some
murders, aud fired from their coverts on the
expresses and passengers going from post to
Under these circumstances, it was the
general belief that no communication could
be opened with the hostile parties, especially
as it had been given out that the lodiaus
would, oil no account receive any messen
gers. hut would destroy any person that
might approach with .* flag. This threat
having been executed more than once, con
firmed the opinion that it was worse than
useless to attempt to communicate with
them. Finding at Garpy’s Ferry a party of
prisoners, consisting of one man and two
well grown lads, and a number of women and
children, amounting in all to eighteen, it oc
curred to me that, by treating them kindly,
I might, through their instrumentality, com
municate with the hostile bands. Accord
ingly, I set them at liberty, and sent them
into the country in search of their friends,
that they might make known to them tnd
the Indians cenerally, the object of my
coming among them. Gen. Taylor also,
sent out his Indians, in whose sincerity and
nond? , ? ts *•" h“‘.! confidence. The first
attempt to open a communication entirely
failed, Gen Taylor’s Indians having left him
and joined the hostile party below Tampa,
aud those sent by me returned without see
ing any whatever. In the mean time, re
ports were received of the continued hostil
ities of tite Indians, and of tlteit attacking
defenceless people and killing them. Ac
cording to my previous notification that I
would be at this post by the Ist of May, 1
left Garey's Ferry on the 25th of April, with
a guard of dragoons, taking with me the pris
onets previously mentioned, and again sent
them off in scarcli of their friends; but it
was not (after remaining here) until the 9th
inst. that any Indians called to visit me.
Knowing the slowness of the Indians in
performing any matter of national impor
tance, 1 did not yield to the greueral belief
that none would attend my invitation, and 1
had the gratification to receive a visit from a
young chief of considerable importance, ac
companied by seven young active warriors.
I explained to the . hies the object ol rnv
mission, telling hint that his great father
(jhe President] was sorry that there had
been so much fighting between his white
and red children, and that for their good
lie recommended to them to cease firing on
each other, and make peaee. The chief ex
pressed himself greatly delighted with the
prospect of peace. I told him that if the
whole nation would retire below Peas creek
hostilities would cease, and that they might
remain there until further arangements
could be made. He again expressed lus
gladness at hearing what I said, and prom
ised that he would take my fconitnn tication
andsprea l.it persuaded that it would be
well received by alt his people. In a fen
davs after he collected a considerable party
of his people, consisting of m ail women, and
children, and paid me another visit. I re
peated to him, in their presence, the same
“talk,” and they seemed all pleased with it.
I then made them sonic presents, after
which they departed much gratified, for
they were all in a most destitute condition,
as to clothing and other necessaries.
On the 17th instant, Lt. Colonel Henry,
of the 2d dragoons, who had previously re
ceived tnv directions to open a communica
tion with the Indians in the southern por
tion ofthe peninsula, near Key Biscay tie,
arrived with Ghitto-Tusteuuggce, principal
chief of the Seminoles, who had been re
cently elected by a council held by the Sem
inoleg and Micasukies. Chitto-Tustenug
gee expressed a great degirethat the busi
ness on which lie was called to meet me
might be speedily attended to. According
ly, on the next day a meeting was held,
'■» "rs wb«H°-Tustenuggee, a-tended
' °* “"-Snake,
by O-che-Hadjo, « .... ——G
who came with him to wttuess the
iugs at the request ofthe Nation, and Har
lock-Iladjo, Chiel ofthe Micasukies iu this
•ectiou of the country, and all his band that
had not been despatched by him to call in
the warriors who were out in detached par
ties. After going through the usual cere
monies among Indians ot shaking, I explain
ed to the meeting who 1 wag, and the ob
ject of itiy itiiss ons among them, at w hich
they immediately evinced great satisfaction,
i then dictated to them the terms of peace,
which they readily accented, manifesting
great jav on the occasion, and they have
been dan-ing aud singing according to their
fashion, in token of friendship and peace,
in which many of our officers joined them
all being satisfied ol the sinc*rity olthc res
pective parties. The enclosed general
order, announcing the result of the confer
ence, exhibits the terms of peace. Under
existing circumstances, 1 did not think it
necessary to enter into a formal written trea
ty ; such an instrument, with Indians, hav
ing but little binding effect. Nor did I
think it politic, at this time, to say any
tiling about their emigration, leaving that
subject open to such future arrangements as
the Gcvernm«“nt may think proper to make
with them. No restriction upon the plea
sure of the Government in this respect has
been imposed, nor has any encouragement
been given to the Indians that they J would
be permanently to remain in Florida?
There is every reason to believe that
when the Indians remaining in Florida shall
shall learn the prosperous condition of their
brethrenin Arkansas, they will, at no distant
period, ask to be permitted to join them
I have ihe honor to be. sir very respect
fully, your obedient srvant,
Major Cfcneral commanding in chief.
Hon J. 11. Poinsett,
A'e relary of IVa r, Washington City.
From the Savannah Georgian.
General Macomb has irsued a Proclama
tion to the inhabitants of Florida, in which
he states that the rear is oxer. A boat leaves
to day, to go up the St. John's for the pur
pose of bringing the General here on his
way to the North Six companies of the
2nd Dragoons leave immediately for the
North. Five dismounted to go to New
York and the remaining one (K) takes ail
the best horses through by land to Jeffer
Sanburgh, May 24th,
Htau Quahtkhs of the Amur or the
Fort King, Florida, May IS, 1839.
The Major General, Coirtnanding-in-
Chics. .lias the satisfaction of announcing
to the Army in Florida, to the authorities of
the Territory, and to the citizens generally,
that lie lias this clay terminated the War
with the seminole Indians by an agreement
enterred into xvithCliitto Tusteniigge,(prin
cipal chief of the Siniiuoles aud succes
sor to Anpi-c-ke, commonly called Sam
Jones, brought to the Post by Lieut. Col.
Harvey, of the 2d Dragoons, from the
Southern part of the peninsula. The
terms of the agreement are. that hostilities
immediately cease between the parties, that
the troops of the United States, and the
the Seminole and Mickasukie Chiefs and
Warriors now at a distance be made ac
quainted as soon as possible with the fact,
that peace exists and that all hostilities are
forthwith to cease on both sides; the Sem
inoles and Mitkasukies agreeing to retire
into a district of country in Florida below
Pease Creek, the boundaries of which are
as follows viz, beginning at the most South
ern point of l->nd between Charlotte Harbor
and the Sanybel or Coluosa-liatchee river,
opposite to Sanybel Island, thence into
Charlotte Harbor by the Southern pass, be
tween Pine Island and said point, along the
Eastern shore of said harbor, to Talaka-
Chopkoor Pease Greek, thence up that riv
er to iiatchee Thloke or Big Creek, thence
up said Creek to its source, thence Easterly
to the Northern point of Lake Istepoga,
thence along the Eastern outlet of said Lake
called Istepoga Creek, to the Kissimmc river,
thence Southwardly down the Kissimmee to
Lake Okee Chobec, thence sou'll through
said Lake to Eealahatchee or Slunk river,
thence down said liver, Westwardly to its
mouth, thence along the sea shore North
wardly to t lie place of beginning : that sixty
days be allowed the Indians North and East
of that boundary to remove their families
"r.a effects into sal;! :*:stilct, where they are
to remain until further arrangements are t
made, under the protection of the troops of
the United States, who are to see that they
be not molested by intruders, citizens or for
eigners, aud that the said Jndiai s do not pass
the limits assigned them, except to visit the
posts which will be hereafter indicated to
them, All persons are therefore forbidden
to enter the district assigned to said Indians,
without written permission from some com
manding officer of a military post.
Maj. Gen. Commanding iu Chief.
By command of the General,
Edward Schriver, Capt. & A. A. Gen.
MEXICO *.NL) TEXAS.
The news contained in our columns to
day from Mexico is of no oi dinary charac
ter. The defeat of the Federalists, and
death of G.ui. Mexia, the gradual reinstate
ment of the sanguinary wretch Santa Anna,
and the unfavorable reception of Mr. Bee.
the Tcxian Minister, all conspire to render
highly probable another invasion ot the
youthful Republic ofthe North. That San
ta tuna long since det rt-itied such a result
vas but too evident. The boht and ever vi
gi’ant Lamar, has been, we doubt not,fully
apprised of bis unprincipled purpose, and
has looked w ith tome foresight to the final
conflict. The day has pas-etl, when flic im
becile and haughty Mexican can carry much
terror in his arms, to lire hardy and fearless
adventurers ofthe North. The inemoty of
the Alamo on the one hand, ami San Ja
cinto on the other, would now stimulate to
deeds of daring and heroism, that must sig
nalise, the one, and forever cow and defeat the
other party. Gen. Hamilton gave wise
counsel when he told the Texiaus to for
bear and act on the defensive; to avoid the
horrors of war as long as possible; but il
the conflict must come, and inevitably, to
be prepared for it; and then the Anglo-
Sagou American flag would soon float in
triumph over the proud capitol ol the Mon
tezntnos. This result would seem to b«
inevitable. Thcsubjugation ol Mexico, and
the exterpation of her mongrel race, are e
vents. which thousth not desirable by tbe
philanthropist ; may yet become necessary,
and even an act of humanity. She has
retarded the progress ofeivilization for more
than half a century. She has drenched
her fertile plains with fraternal blood; lias
violated every treaty made with foreign na
tions, and broken he plighted faith at plea
sure. Her career has been one of infamy
and of shame, and the sooner she is check
ed in her nefarious course, the better. A
few mouths will reveal the probable rcsul^
nutter, and pernit UMaian |
I public to foresee the necessity T* ,
1 V* energetic action.
Columbus X!^t tirtT*.
FOURTH OF JULY,
Florence Ua. June, 31839.
At a meeting of the citizens of Florence
and vicinity, held at 10 o.clock this morn
ing, for tbe purpose ol inakiug arrange
ments for celebrating t fie approaching anni
veisary of American lndepenbence, H. W.
Jeruigan was called to the chair, and O. B.
Walton requested to act as Secretary. 'I lie
object ol tbe meeting having been explain
ed, the following tesolution was offered by
B. Ga'duer, and adopted : vi*: that the
Chair appoint tlwee committees ; to wit. a
committee of arrangements, consisting of
five individuals, of which the chairman
sltail be one ; a committee of three to se
lect an Orator and Reader ; and a con mit
le e of five to draft and prepare the toasts.
Under this resolution, the Cbair appointed
Messrs. B. Gardner, L. Dupree, A. Bur
nett, and H. W. Jemigan, as the commit
tee of arrangements, Messrs. A. Lane,
R. W. Williams, and J. P. Harvey, to
select an Orator and Reader, and Messrs.
Z. C. Williams, O. B. Walfon, J. Jor
den, J. L. Bull, and E. T. Shepherd, as
the committee on toasts.
On motion, Zachariah Williams nf Ala,
was added to the coramiitee of arrange
On motion of Chas. A. Smill), resolved ,
that no toast or sentiment of a political or
personal character, calculated to irritate
personal or party feelings, be suffered to be
read at the celebration.
On motion of J. L. Bull, resolved, that
no iutoxicating drinks be permitted to ap
pear at the table oil that occasion.
Resolved further, that a cmmittee.of three
be appointed, to obtain by subscription, a
sufficient of money to defray expences;
and that a public invitation to join with us
in the celebration, be extended to the cit
zens of this county, snd the adjacent neigh
bourhood in Alabama.
The rommittee appointed were Messrs.
A. B. C. Winfrey, J. B. Brown, aDd A.
The committee appointed tb select an Or
ator and Reader, reported, that they had
selected J. L. Bull as Orator, J. D. Pitts
Reader of the Declaaation of Independence,
and Rev. Thos. Gardner, to address a
throne of Grace ; and that those gentlemen
had accepted the nomination, and consent
ed to perform the duties assigned to them-
Ou motion, resolved, that the proceed
ings of this meeting be published in the
H. W. JERNIGAN Cbrm’n.
O. B. WALTON Sec'ty,
M ASONIC CEL KB RAT ION.
rpilE MASONIC LODGE NO. 13, at
J Americas Sumter County, will cele
brate the 24th of June inst. it being tbe
Anniversary of ST. JOHN. All brethren
of tbe Order are respectfully invited to at
tend. There will also be an address, suitable
to the occasion, pronounced by the Rev.
WM H. PEGG Jr. ) Com.
JOHN HAMES. } of
JOHN H. BLOUNT. S Invt.
A meric its, Juna C, 1839.2 t 9
THF. subscriber respectfully takes leave
to inform the public, that the exerci
ses of the Lumpkin Academy will be re
sumed on Monday the Ist, of July next.
June 1,1839 9 3t Principal.
WILL be sold on the first Tuesday
in August next, between the legal
hours of Sale, before the Court House
door at Starksville in Lee County, a lot
nf land lying in said County, known as lot
Number Twenty Six [2o] in (be second
District, containing two hundred two and
a half acres, drawn by William 11.
and Sydney Ann Edwards, Illegitimates;;
sold for tha benefit of said children.
Terms at the sale.
HENRY W. MASSENGALE,
Wrigbtsboro, May 28, 1839. 9
T OST or misl.-.id, two promissory notes
M-A on William Winn, payable one day
af tPr date, ir. favor of the subscriber, one
for twenty dollars, and the other for eigh
teen d°lhtrs, due the first day of January
The public are cautioned against trading
for the above note3, as the payment of them
has been stopped.
JAMES M. MILNER.
June I 1839. 9
GEORGIA, Sumter County—March
Term, 1839 —Inferior Court, sitting for
ordinarv purposes, in said county :
lt appearing to the Court, on the petition
of Stephen Bivins, by his attorney, Edwin R
Brown, that Isliain West, late of said coun
ty, deceased, while in life, made and excre
ted to said Stephen Bivins, his bond, in the
penalty of six thousand two hundred and
fifty dollars, under the hand and seal of said
Isliam West, deceased, dated the thirteenth
day of December, in the year of our Lord
eighteen hundred aud thirty-seven, (a copy
of which is filed in the Clerk’s office,) con
ditioned to make good and lawful titles to
said Bivins, to three several lots of land, to
wit: three hundred and two, and two hun
dred and seventy-eight, and two hundred
and sixty-two, in the fifteenth district of
formerly Lee, now Sumter county, when
the last payment, (being due the twenty
fifih day of December, in the year of onr
Lord eighteen hundred and thirty-eight,)
should be made ; and said West having de
parted this life, without complying with the
conditions of this bond ; It is therefore or
dered, that Samuel Bivins and Thomas Mann
Administrators of said West deceased, and
all other persons interested in said estate,
do show cause, (if sny they have,) at the
next term of this Court, after this applica
tion has been published three months, iu
one of the public Gazettes, and in the pub
lic places in the county, why said Samuel
Bivins and said Thomas Mann, as admiu-.
istrators as aforesaid, should not be direct
ed to make titles to said three lots of land,
to said Stephen Birin* according to the ten
or and conditions of said bond, else, said
Samuel Bivins and sai.l Thomas M-uu. ad
ministrators as aforesaid will be directed so
to Jo, oil said Stephen Bivins making it.
appear that Raid last payment above spec*
fled, has been duly made.
True extract trom the minutes.
E. NUNN.c. c,o.
March 19, 1339. n,3, »
THF. Subscriber will attend to the roll*c
non of all and bta ditt the late firm cf
Gardner & Barrow, up »o April, 1839---
Persons indebted to s<n>» firm