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THE GEORGIA IIKKOR, IS PUBLISHED EVERT SATURDAY, Ely B. Gai da»er A .1. L. Bull, (Editors and Proprietors.) At THREE DOLL RS a year, if paid in advance, or FOUR DOLLARS, if not paid uutil the end of the year. Advertisements will b« conspicuously inserted it One Dollar per square, (15 lines m less,) the first, and 50 cents for each sub sequent insertion. All advertisements handed in f»r publi cation without t limitation, will be published ( ill forbid, and charged accordingly. Sales of Land and Negroes by Execu- I rs, Ad ninistrators and Guardians, are re ared by law to l»e advertised in a public \ « husette, sixty days previous to the day of ' s de. The sale of Personal property must be dye r ise<’ in like manner forty days. Notice to Debtors and Creditors of an state must be published lorty days. Notice that application will be made to tlie Court of Ordinary for leave to sell Land and Nezroes, must be published weekly lor lour months. . , AU Letters on business must be , ,*s r paid to insure attention. "jolU’ R [NT IN G. CONNECTED with the office of the Vy ULRROT, is a splendid assortment ol w „rk. in tlie neatest mauner and at the sliort si notice. Jtj .*<: . . . of every description will constantly be kept on hand, such as . Attachments, Justices’ Executions, do Summons, Jury do Subpoenas Clerk’s Recognizance Soieri Facias, Appearance Ronds, (hi. Sa. Declaration —Debt, Declaration — \ssnmpsit. Sheriff Deeds, Tax Collector Executions, Blank Notes. ,Vc XTt W l NT O N & SIREN. ruillE public are respectfully inlormed i. that the steamers 1 kw.nton ■•'vid S.REN ,v,I! run us regular packets between b LOR V XCE and VP AL VCtiICOLA, (touching m l d'O leaving each place rfhercanly, eve ry Wednesday and Saturday. Ihe patrnn ,,f the public is rcspectlully solicited. "Freight and passage, at customary rat s. f, Which apply to the Captainsou board, or BEALL, HILL & LAURENCE, V 1 neuce. FIELD & MORGAN, Irwiuion. DODGE, KOLB & McKAY, Apalachicola. Florence, August 20 20 Ware ll»Vu*c &'Coin Mission BIJ INE Sb • HP HE subscribers having * T 1’ 1 purchased the Ware f. House lately occupied by mmmm John D. Pitts & Cos. have as sociated thernselv-s together lor the pur; pose of transacting a general OO'l Via SION BUSINESS, under the name and style of BEALL, HILL & LAURENCE. As our attention will be particularly directed to tlie receiving and lorwar mg s ' cotton, we shall make every arrangement necessary, for storingand taking caie ot 81 The business will be conducted by Mr. A. \V. Hill, and we pledge ourselves that n.thing shall bo wanting m nr parts to give general satisfaction. With these a. • cas, we hope to receive a liberal share ot pub lic patronage. K T BEALL, A. W. HILL M. J. LAURENCE. July 20 15 J. li. STARR, F3JWA ®?d/.® !ss SI. Joseph, Fla. January 10, 1339. dry goods. fTIIIE subscriber having recently replcn* 1 ished his stock, invites his custom ers and the public generally, to call and ex amine for themselves. His goods are new well selected and he is offering them on as good terms as any in the market* «»» stock consists in part of the followlu 0 . Woolens, Sattinetts, A variety ot Broad Cloths, Circassians, Merinos, Bombazines and Boinbazcttes, R,.,l and White Flannel, A uood assortment of .... Sicadt/ JlSutlc CIo s A large supply of 800 1 a> •- ’ crVTKMEtt’S LADIES SADDLES, BRIDLES AND MARTINuAtS. Crockery, Hardware and Cutlet y, With a variety of other articles suitable to the season, which he takes great P ' in offering to his customers and t tie pub lie, at his new store on the North side Cen trjanreit 40 THO: GARDNER^ Kew Good*! ttooilft!! fVuiE Subscriber 5 s just received per I Stea ner SI REN. - ««*»• STVPI.F, \ND F\NCV DRV GOODS and READV MADE CLOTHING, Broad Cloths. Sattiiutis. Cassemeres, Cam blets. Merinos, Sha'leys, etc. etc. Low July 6. 1839 *3 THEMIRROR. PROSPECTUS OF THE SOUTHERN LITERARY MESSENGER. THIS is a monthly Magazine, devoted chiefly to Literature, but occasion ally finding room also tor articles tlia fall within the scope of Science ; and not pro essing an entire disdain ol tastelul selections, though its matter has been, as it will con tinue to be, in the main, original. Party Politics, and controversial Theol ogy, as far as possible, are jealously exclu ded. They arc sometimes so blended with discussions in literature or in moral sci ence, otherwise unobjectionable, as to gain admittance for the sake of the more valu able matter to which they adhere: bu' whenever that happens they are incidental, only, not primary. They are dross, tolera ted’ only because it cannot well be severed from the sterling ore wherewith it is incor porated. Reviews and Critical Notices, occu py their due space in the work: and it is the Editor’s aim that they should have a three fold tendency—to convey, in a condensed form,such valuable truths or interesting in cidents as are embodied in the works re viewed,—to direct the readers attention to books that deserve to be read—and to warn him against wasting time and money upon that large number, which merit only to he burned. In this age of publications that by tlieir variety and multitude, distract anil o verwhelinn every undiscriminating student, impartial criticism, governed by the views just mentioned, is one of the most inesti mable and indispensable of auxiliaries to him who does wish to discriminate. Essays and Tales, having in view utility or amusement, or both; Historical sket ches— and Reminisences of events too min ute for llistory, yet elucidating it, and lieightuing its interest—may be regarded as forming the staple of the work. And of indigenous Poetry, enough is publish ed sometimes of no mean strain—to man ifest and to cuiCvate the growing poetical taste anil talents'ot our country. The times appear, for several reasons, to demand such a work—and not one alone, but inanyt Tho public mind is feverish and irritated still, from recent political strifes: The soft, assuasiveinfluence of Lit erature is needed, to allay that fever, and soothe that irritation. Vice and hmy are rioting abroad :—They should he driven by indignant rebuke, or laslied by ridicule, in to their fitting haunts. Ignorance lords it over an immense proportion ot our peo pie; Every spring should be set in motion, to arouse the enlightened, and to increase tlmir number; so that the great enemy of popular Government may no longer brood, like a portent 1 aus cloud, over the destinies of our country. t° accomplish *\ these ends, what more powerful agent can be employed, than a periodical on the plan of the Messenger; if that plan be but car ried out in practice? The South peculiarly requires such an a (rent. In all the Union,’south of Washing ton. there are hut two Literary periodicals ! Northward of that city, there are probably at least twenty-five or thirty ! Is this con trast justified by the wealth, the leisure, the native talent, or the actual literary taste of the Southern people, compared with those of the Northern ? No: for in wealth, talents and taste, we may justly claim, at least, an equality with our brethren md a domestic institution exclusively our own, beyond all doubt, affords us, if we choose, twice the leisure for reading and writing which they enjoy. It was from a deep sense of this local want that the word Southern was engrafted on this periodical: and not with any design to nourish local prejudices, or to advocate sup posed local interests. Far from any such thought, it is the Editor’s fervent wish, to see tlie North and South bound ly together, forever, in the silken bauds ot mutual kindness and affection, i’ s»r from meditating hostility to the north, he has al ready drawn, and he hopes herealter to draw, much of his choicest matter thence: and happv indeed will he deem himself, should his pages, bv making each region know the other better contribute m any es sential degree to dispel the lowering clouds that now threaten the peace of both, and to brighten and strengthen the sacred ties of fraternal love. The Southern Literary Messenger lias now been inexistence four years—the pre sent No commencing the fifth volume. How far it has acted out the ideas here ut tered, is not for the Editor to say; he be lieves, however, that it falls not further shoit of them, than human weakness usually makes Practice, fall short of Theory. CONDITIONS. 1 The Southern Literary Messenger is published in monthly numbers, of 34 large superroyal octavo pages each, on the best ol paper, and neatly covered, at 35 a year payable in advance. 2. Or five new subscribers, by sending theii names and S2O at one time to the edi tor, will receive their copies for one year, for that sum, or at $4 for each. 3. The risk of loss of payments for sub scriptions, which have been properly com mitted to the mail, or to the hands of a post master, is assumed by the editor 4. If a subscription is not directed to be discontinued before the first number of the next volume has been published, it will be taken as a continuance tor another year. Subscriptions must commence with the be ginning of the volume, and will not he ta ken for less than a year's publication. 5. The mutual obligations of the publish er and subscriber, for the year, are fully in curred as soon as the first number ot the volume is issued : and after that time, no discontinuance of a subscription will be permitted. Nor will a subscription be dis continued for any earlier notice, while xna thing thereon remains due, unless at the option of the Editor. Richmond, Virginia. _ NOTICE. TYKEN up anil .brought to Jail at this idace a negro man who calls himself Jim, about thirty five years old, who says he belongs to Barfly Cox of Jones county and that he run awav from his plantation in Ba ker county- The owner is requested to co nc forward and comply with the term of Law and take him away. Starksvitle, Lee co. Ga. 18. A DYSON, Jaiter. ratM&zsroa* <3A»3a»a*aai3a3fcaa» asaa* Executive* Department. Ga. Milledgeville. 29th May, 1839. W r HEKKAS,by an Act. ol the Gener al Assembly, passed the 26th De cember, 1838. entitled “An Act, to provide for the call of a Convention or reduce the number ol the General As sembly of the S'ate of Georgia, and for o tlier purposes therein named,” it is provided that it shall be the duty of His Excellency toe Governor to give publicity to the alter ations and amendments made in the Consti tution, in reference to the Reduction of the number of members coinpo ing the Gen eral Assembly, and the first Monday in Oc tober, next alter the rising ot said Conven tion, he shall fix on for the Ratification of the People, of such amendments, altera tions, or new articles, as they may make for the objects of reduction am* equalization of the General Assembly only, and if ratified by a majority of the voters, who vote on the question of RATIFICATION” or “No' RATIFICATION”—then, and in that event, the alterations so by them made and ratified, shall be binding on the people of this State, and not otherwise.” And whkaras, the delegates of the peo ple of this State, assembled in Convention under the provisions of the before recited act, and a TO reed to, and declared the follow ing to he iterations and amendments of the Constitution of this State, touching the rep resentation of t he people in the General Assembly there 0 !, to-wit: The Convention assemt.led under an act, ‘to provide for the call, of a Convention, to reduce the number of the General As sembly, of the State of Georgia, and for other purposes therein named,” passed the 26th day of December, 1838, having met un der the Proclamation of the Governor, on Monday the 6th day of May, 18'*9. propose as the final result of their deliberations, the following to be amendments to the Consti tution of the State of Georgia, and present the same to His Exce'lency the Governor of the State, that publicity may be given to said alterations and amendments, according to the sixth section of the act, under which the Convention assembled. AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTI TUTION. of the STATE OF GEORGIA* The House of Representatives shall be composed of members from all the counties which now are, or hereafter may be inclu ded within this State, according to their respective numbers of free persons, and in cluding three-filths of all the people of color, to be ascertained by an actual enumeration, to be made from time, to time at intervals of seven years as now by law provided Each county shall be entitled to one member Each county having a representative popu lation as above specified, of six thousand persons, shall be entitled to one aditional member, and each county having such rep resentative population ol twelve thousand persons, shall be entitled to two additional members, but no county shall have more than three members. The numbers of which the House of Re presentative will be composed according to the aforesaid ratio, and the last census, shall not hereafter be increased, except when a new county is created ; and it shall be the duty of the Legislature, at their session, to ”be holden next after the enume ration provided for by law, so to regulate the ratio of representation, as to prevent such increase. The Representatives shall be chosen an nu Ily on the first Monday ot October, until such day ot election sbaH be altered by law. The Senate shall consist of forty-six members, elected annually on the first Mon day in October, until such <b*y ot election shall be altered by law and shall be compos ed of one member from each of the forty six Senatorial Districts following: 1 Chatham and Effingham. 2 Scriven and Burke. 3 Richmond and Columbia. 4 Lincoln and Wilkes. 5 Elbert and Madison. 6 Habersham and Lumpkin. 7 Union and Rabun. 8 Forsyth and Hall. 9 Jackson and Franklin. 10 Clark and Oglethorpe. 11 and Putnam. 12 Taliferro and Warren. 13 Hancock arid Ba Idwin. 14 Washington and-Jefl'erson. 15 Emanuel and Montgomery 16 Liberty and Bryan. 17 Tattnall and Bulloch. 18 Mclntosh and Glynn. 19 Camden and Wayne. 20 Ware and Lowndes* 21 Telfair and Appling. 22 Laurens anil Wilkinson. 23 Pulaski and Twiggs. 24 Bibb and Crawford. 25 Jones and Jasper. 26 Butts and Monro*. 27 Gwinnett and Walton. 28 DeKalband Henry. 29 Newton and Morgan. 30 Gilmer and Murray. 31 Cass and Cherokee. 32 Cobb and Campbell. 33 Coweta and Fayette. 34 Merriwether and Talbot. 35 Pike and Upson. 36 Houston and Macon. 37 Dooly and Irwin. 38 Thomas anil Decatur] 39 Baker and Early. 40 Lee and Sumter. 41 Randolph and Stewart. 42 Muscogee and Marion. 43 Harris and Troup. 44 Heard and Carroll. 45 Paulding and Floyd. 46 Chattooga, Walker and Dade. And whenever hereafter the Legisla nre shall lay off and establish anew county, it shall he added to the most contiguous Senatorial District, having the smallest re presentative population. JUMPS M. WAYNE, President of the Convention. Attest: Lucies Latastk Scc’ryofthe Convention l therefore, in conformity with the pro visions of the before recited act, to hereby give publicity to the same, and enjoin earii voter for members of the General Assembly efrhis State, uu the firsjt day therein spe cified, to-wit: on the first Monday in Octo or uoxh to give his vote ol “RAfIFfCA I TION” or “NO RATIFICATION.” pro vied in said act, and the presdiug officers certify the same to this Department accor dingly. Given under my hand and seal of the Ex ecutive Department at the Capital, in Mil ledgeville, this the day and year first above mentioned. GEORGE R. GILMER. By the Governor. John H- Steele, Sec. Ex Dep. C ABINET FURNITURE. CIEORGE H. 6c WM. J. WILLERS X res|>ectfully inform the citizens ot Florence and the surrounding country, that they have permanently located themselves in Florence, and are prepared to execute in the most neat and workmanlike style, Side- Boards, Bureaus, Tables, Chairs, Work and Wash Stands, and Furniture of every description used in this section of the coun try. They flatter themselves, from their long experience, that they will be able to give general satisfaction to those who may favor them with their patronage. April 9 52 FLORENCE ACADEM V r | HIE exercises of the Male De| »rtu ent -l of the F'orence Academy, will com mence on Monday next, 7th inst. unnirthe superintendence of Mr. George J. Mr* Cleskey, who comes well recommeuded as an instructer of youth. The lollowii g will be the rates of tuition, por quarter: Orthography, Reading and Writing $4 0 do do do with Arithmetic, 5 0 English Grammar and Geography, 6 0 Higher English Branches, 8 0 Languages, 10 0 The Female Department will comment' on tlie same day, under the direction <?i Miss Margaret Harvey. Os Miss Hai vey’s qualifications the Trustees deem it u ’■ necessaiy to speak, as rhey are too wah known to require any recommendation fro j them. The terms of tuition, will be th same as stale t above, and for Drawing and Painting, 12 0' Needlework an extra charge of 3 0 Board can be had, for males and fetnaler in the most respectable houses, at reason ble prices. Jan. 5 39 BY THE TRUSTED. BfOI'FAT’S Vcgct.ihle Life JTfljpjji* a j El | iMm'iiix letters. The uninci sal estimation in which the celebra ted Liik Pills and PuoeSix Bitters arc held, is satisfactorily demonstrated by the increasing demand lor them in every state and section of the Union, and by the volun tary testimonials to their remarkable efficacy which are every where offered. It is not less from a deeply gratifying confidence that they are the means of extensive and in estimable good among his afflicted (etlow creatures t. an from interested considera tions, and the proprietor of these pre eminently successful medicines is desirous ufkeeping them constantly before the pub lic eye.—Tlie sale o f every addinttional box and bottle is a guarantee that some person will be relieved from a greater or less degree of suffering, and be improved in general health ; for in no case of suffering from disease can they be taken in vain. The proprietor has never known or been in formed of an instance in which they have lailed to do good. In the most obstinate cases of chronie dyspepsia, torpid liver, rheumatism, asthma, nervous and billions head ache, costiveness, piles, general debility, sciofulousswelling and ulcers, scurvy, salt rheum and ail other chronic affections ol tlie. organs anil membranes, they effect cures with a rapidity and permanency which few persons would theoretically be lieve, but to which thousands have testified from happy experience. In colds anil coughs, which, if neglected, superinduce the most tatal disease of the lungs, and indeed the vicera in general, these medicines, if taken but for three or four days, never fail. Taken at night, they so promote the insensible perspira ion, and so relieve the system of febrile action and feculent ob structions, as to produce a most delightful sense of convalescence in the morning ; and though the usual symptoms of a cold should partially return during the day, the repetition of a suitable dose at the next hour of bed time will almost invariably effect permanent relief without further aid. Their effect upon fevers of a more acute and more violent kind is not less sure and speedy it taken in proportionable quantity; and persons retiring to bed with inflamatory systoms of the most alarriiing kind, will awake with tlie gratifying .consciousness that the fierce enemy has been overthrown, and can easily be subdued. In the same way, viceral furgesence, though long eslab lished, and viceral infiamations however critical, will yield —the former to small and the latter to large doses of the Life Pills ; and so also hysterical affections, hypocon driocism, restlessness, and very many other varieties of the Neuro'ical class of diseases, yield to the efficacy of the Phtrenix Billers. Full direclibns for the use of these medi ci es. and show ing their distinctive applica bility to different complaints, accompany them ; and they can be obtained, wholesale and retail at 375 Broadway, where numer ous certificates of their unparralled suc cess are always open to inspection. For additional particulars us <’ Jie a bove medicines, see Moffat’s “good Samaritan,” a copy of which accompanies the medicine : a copy can always be obtained of the different Agents wlio have Ihc medicine for sale. French. Gorman, and Spanish directions can be obtained on application at the office, 375 Broad way. AK post paid letters will receive immedi ate attention. Prepared and sold by WILLIAM B MOFKAT, 375 Broadway, New York A libeial d-duction made to those who pur chase to sell again. .Agents-—The Life Medicines may also be had of any of the principle Drucgists in every town throughout the United States and the Canadas. Ask for Moffat’s Life Pills and Phoenix Bitters; and be sure that a simile of John Moffat’s signature is upon the label of each bottle of Bitters or box of Pills. Prepared and sold by \V. B. MOFFAT, 367 Broadway New York. The iliuve medicine for sale by THOMAS GARDNER, Agent. Sept. 14 83 The Cause of Bilious Cotti ptaint anti a •Itotle of Cure. A WELL regulated and proportionate quantity of bile upon the stomach is al ways requisite for the promotion of sound health—it stimulates digestion, and keeps , the intestinal canal free from all obstructions. On the inferior surface of the liver is a pe cular bladder, in which the bile is first pre served, being formed by the liver from the blood. Ther.ce it passes into tlie stomach and intestines, and regulates the indiges tion. T-hus we see when there is a deficien cy of bile, the body is constantly costive. On the other hand, an overabundance of bile causes frequent nausea in the stomach, and often promotes very severe attacks of disease, which sometimes end in death. Fevers are always preceded by syiutoms of a disordered stomach; as are also scorfulous disorders, and all sympathetic 'functional, organic or febrile diseases, i From the same cause, the natural and heal thy action of the heart, and the whole vas cular system is impaired and reduced below its natural standard, as exhibited in pa!, pitntions, languid pulse, torpors of the limbs, syncope, and even death itself, in conse quence of an overabundance of a peculiar offensive substance to the digestive organs. The approach ofbilious diseases is at all times attended by decided symptoms of an existing diseased slate of the stomach and bowels; i.e. with those signs which are known to point out their contents to ne of a morbid, irritating nature; but whenever the alimentary canal happens to be loaded with irritating matter, some derangement of the healthy operation, either of the general system, or of some particular organ of the body is the certain result; anil when this state happens to be united with any other symptoms of disease, its (effects are always thereby much aggravated The progress of organic obstruction is often so rapid as scarcely to admit of time for the applica tion ol such aid as is to be offered by art, yet, in general, the premonitory symptoms ot gastric load are perceptible fora day or two prcvii us to the feverish paroxism, a period, when the most efficacious assistance may be given, by unloading the stomach and alimentary canal of its irritating con tents, and thus reducing the susceptibili ty of disease* MOFFAT’S LIFE MEDICINES, should always be taken in the early stages of bilious complaints; and if persevered in strictly according to the directions, will positively rfl'ect a cure. The mineral medicines often prescribed in these diseases, although they may effect a temporary cure at *be same time create an unhealthy state of the blood, and consequently tend to promote a return of the very disease which they are employed to cure. It is then by the useof purgatives, exclusively formed of vegetable compounds which, possessing within themselves no icleterioiis agencies, which decomposition, combination or alteration can develope or bring into action, and therefore capable of producing no effect, save that which is desir jd—that a safe remedy is found. Tin LIFE PILLS & PHCENIX BIT rERS have proved to be the most happy in their effects in cases of bilious diseases, ol my purely vegetable preparation ever offer ed to the public. If the stomach is foul, hey cleanse it by exciting it to throw oli'its e intents ; if not, they pass to the duodenum wi hunt exciting vomiting or nausea in ths stomach ; stimulating the neighboring vicera. as tin. liver and pancras, sons to produce a more copious flow of their secretions into the intestines; stimulating the ekalent capillaries, terminating in the inner coat, which an increased flow of the useless particles of the body, foreign matters, or retained secretions, are completely dischar ged. For further particulars of the above inedi ine see MOFFAT'S GOOD SA MARITAN, a copy of which accompanies ihe medicine. A Gopy may also be obtainn of the different Agents who have the medi cincs for sale French, German, and Spanish di rections can be obtained on application t the office, 375 Broadway. (jy 3 All post paid letters will receive immediate attention. Sold wholesale and retail by WILLIAAI B. Al< 'FFAT, 375 Broadway, N. Y- A liberal deduction made to those who pur chase to sell again. Agents. —The Life Medicines may also be had of the principal druggists in every town throughout the United States and the Canadas. Ask for Moffat’s Life Pills and Plienix Bitters; and be sure that a sac simile of John Moffat’s signature is upon the label of each bottle of bitters, or box of pills. The above medicine for sale by THOMAS GARDNER. Agent. September 14, 1839. 23 J. A. U. MACON 7 attornev at law, STARKSVILLE. HI GEORGIA. WILL attend the Courts of the CHAT TAHOOCHEE CIRCUIT. inov. 25 35 ly I WILLIAM R MAY - Attorney at Law, STARKSVILLE, Lee county, Ga. wi! practice in all the counties of the Chat tahoochee circuit. March 10 48 ly Hi-, Win. H. Hardwij&y LUMPKIN, OA. ('I AN, at all times be found ny thote wisli- J ing his services, at his office, or t'e •house of M. McCnllar, Esq. wbeu not pro *esßionJly engaged. Jan 26 42 A GR EE ABIE to an order of 1 tlie lion- J\ orable Inferior Court of Sumter Coun ty when setting as a Court of ordinary, will be sold on the first Tuesday in November next before the Court House door in Amer icus. Lot No. 188, in the 17th district of Stew art county. Also Lot No. 243, in the 6th district of Early county, On the first Tues day in December next, .t the Court house door of ih»t county. Sold for the benefit of the heirs and creditors of Uriah Fuller deceased. WALTON W.Tf'ULLER, Atira’r September 3,1839. 23 IT'D \\ are House &, Commission B US INE S S. o.— subscriber respect ( ♦ -I fully notifies his friends and the planlers of Stewart county, that lie will be pre pared to lorward Goods and Colton the en suing year. He lia6 made every necc*sary arrangement to secure the safety of Cotlou and Goods consigned to him. He ho; es to be able to give satisfaction, an respectfully refers the public to those fir wh tu he has done business in th.s line here tofore H. W. WOuBWARD. Florence, Sept. 7 eow. m 22 HALF HOPE. 1 fIA COILS best Kentucky Bale Rope A”” in Store, and for sale by ANDREWS 6c BEAIIS. September 14. 18394 t 23 —OH WES! OH YES!! * Goiiur. Coiiis, Gone. ALL you who want Goods, Wares, Mer chandize, Live S'ock, Lands or Ne groes sold at Auction, ca'l on your humble servant, at No. 2, Grove street. Florence. A. B. C. WINFREY, Auctioneer. Sept 13 23 3t ALABAMA LANDS FOR SALE. Entire 7 14 30 N. half 8 14 30 S. half 4 14 30 S. half 6 14 30 S. half 11 14 29 S. half 34 19 28 W. half 29 16 26 S. half 20 18 28 E. half 21 22 26 S. half 32 18 28 N. half 33 20 26 W. half 26 15 24 S. half 29 16 25 N. half 9 14 30 E. half 2 18 25 Entiie 33 15 25 Any of the above Lands will be sold on terms to suit purchasers, by application to John D. Pitts, Esq. Florence, Ga. or to the subscriber, at Macon. Sept 14 23 J. COWLES. (C?” The Columbus Sentinel will insert the above in the place of my oilier advertise ment in that paper. J. C. THE Subscriber will attend to the collec lion of all debts due the late firm of Gardner 6c Barrow, up to April, 1839. Persons indebted to said firm will please make payment immediately A mil .to H H BARROW Post Office Regulations.—The fol lowing Circular which appears to comaiu some new legislation by the Post Office De partment. is published by the Postmaster at Philadelphia. Post Office Philadelphia, > August 10th, 1839. J ; The following letter from the Post Office Department is published for general infor mation : Post Office Department, f Appointment Office, 6th July, 1839. $ Sir, — Tour letter of the 2d inst. has been received. “Blackwood’s Edinburgh Maga zine,” and “Frazer’s Magazine.” are under stood to be monthly publications, and if’ not accompanied by any other matter than what properly be'ongS to such works, they should be classed with other perodical Magazines, ami charged with postage accordingly. But the two books submitted by you, and w hich are herewith returned, are composed of so large a proportion of advertisements, cata logues, proposals for new publications, and other matter which is subject to letter post age, that they cannot be circulated through the mails at the rates of postage prescribed for periodical Magazine*. They must, therefore either be excluded from the mails altogether,or the wbolebook must be charged witli letter postage by weigl t. Very respectfully your ob’tsere’t. ROBERTJOHNSTON. 'Jii Ass’t. P. M. General. To James Page. P. M. The attention of publishers is also called to the following sections from the Book of the Post Office Regulations : Sec. 34—Letter postage is also to be charged on all hand-bills printed or written proposals for new publications; circular** written or printed; lottery bills and adver tisements, blank forms and manuscript copy for publication and upon any memoran dum which shall be written ou any newspa per pamphlet or magazine except it be a notice from the printer of a newspaper to a subscriber, stating the amount due for sub scription. Sec. 59.—Publishers of pamphlets and ragazines frequently attach to them one or more printed pages, containing advertise ments of new publications, &c. Such pages arc- to be rated with postage according to the rules herein laid down. See. 60 —The cover of a pamphlet or magazine is not to be rated with postage, unless the matter printed on it be a part of the body of the w ork or unless it be used as a vehicle for general advertising. MORUS MULTICAUL IS SUGARS. We perceive from our exchange papets a Mr. Gates has taken out a patent right for the manufacture of segnrs, with tnorus multtcaulis wtappers. This will probably interfere with our neighbor, Mr. Riba, who presented us with half-a-dozen of them the other day of his own mauufae. ture. Death or Governor Clarke, or KkS tl’ckt —The Frankfort Commonwealth of August 27th says—“lt is our melancholy duty to announce the death of the Hot*. James Clarke, Governor of Kentucky. Ho died this morning about 8 o’clock. Wo have stopped the press to announce.” This is melancholy news to us, as it will be to a lerge circle* of friends ail over the United States.— National Inl'Wigtneer. Fa'al Reticow Ur. —The Columbia South Carolinian of Friday, says:—On Wednesday evening last, a little before dark, a rencoun ter occurred in this place, between Mr., P. Burton, and Mr. O. Wi Hnstj-in which both were wounded from the discharge of Pistols—the former slightly the lattes ly. Mr. Hunt lingered uittiP yesterday morniDg about 9 o’clock, when h* expired. Burton, we learn has been arrested add Os tU 00008000604.