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TH %oi. VIII.?Jlo.'4M Wliol* I*. 313V. KKVOLITIO.MAUV HULICM. liKINli thk PkIVAI'K AMD CONFIDENTIAL LeITKKS wm rruN to Uovkr.no* Clinton, bv all tub dis TlNOnLiUKD liEKOKS AMD STATESMEN or THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION?AMD NOW FOR THK FIRST TIME PUBLISHED VO THK WORLD, BV THE CONSENT OF Col. Bkr&man, or Lon? Island, thk orandbon Or LIOVKK.NOK CLINTON. Gkn. Alkx. Hamilton to Gov Clinton. Kepi rientation in Cangreee?Intemperate jirocer.dingt of the people?Influence of pat lion t in the Butiek eouncile? Delicate relatione withKngland?Keceeeity of acting ceutlonely?Confiscation!, fi?Dangeraue aeeociatione of the people, and the coneeyueneee?The treaty not obterced?Negroee carried aioay?Peace neceetary to Great Hi itain?Jluxieiy to preierve good faith with Britain? Forbearance of Great Britain ? Kalatione with Great Biitain fairly elated?Expatriating cilitene?Urgee the cauee of national honor, eafrty, and advantage. fiiiLADKLruu, June lit, 1783. Si a :? In my last letter to your excellency 1 took ocoaiion to mention that it was of great importance to the state at this time to have a representation here; as points in which by its present situation it is particularly interested are day ly and will be dayly agitated. It is also of importance at tliis moment to the United Mates (not only lrom general consideration!.) but because we have a very thin representation in Congress and are frequently unable to transact any of those matters which require nine states. 1 wish your Excellency would urge a couple of Gentlemen to come od, as it becomes highly inconvenient to me to remain here, and as 1 have staid the lull time to be expected. I observe with sincere regret the iutemperata proceedings among the peoplo in different parts of the btate, in violation of a treaty the faithful observance of which so deeply interests the Unitad States. Surely the State ot New York with its capital audits irontier norts(on which|its importantjfurr trade depends)in the hands of the British troops, ought to take care that nothing is done to furnish a pietext on the other tide.eveu for delaying much less for refusing thu execution of the treaty. We may imagine that the situation of Great Britain puts her under a necessity at all events of fulfilling her engagements and cultivating the good will of this country. This is no doubt her true polioy , but when wo feel that passion makes as depart lrom the dictates of reason?when we have seen that passion has had so muoh influence on the conduct ot the British councils in the whole course of the war?when we recollect that those who govern them are men like ourselves and alike subject to passions and resentments?when we refloat that all the great men in England are not united in the liberal scheme of policy with respect to this country and that in the anarchy which prevails there is no knowing; to whom the reins or government may be committed?when we recollect how little we are in a condition to enforce a compliance with our claims?we ought certainly to be cautious in what manner we act, especially when we in particular have so much at stake, and should not openly provoke a breach of lailh on the other side by setting the eaample. An important distinction is not sufficiently attended to? the fifth article is reoommendatory of the sixth positive. There is no option in the particular states as te any future Erosecution confiscation or injury of any kind to person berty or property on account ot anything done during the war. It is matter of discretion in the states whether they will comply with the recommendations contained In the fifth article ; but no part of the sixth can be contravened by them without a direct breach of public faith and of the confederation. The power of making treaties is exclusively lodged in Congress. That power includes whatever is essential to the termination ol the war?and to the preservation of the general safety. Indemnity to individuals in similar cases is an usual stipulation in treatise of peace, of which many preceuents are to be produced Should it be said that the associations of the people without legal authority do not amount to a breach of the public faith, the answer is it the Government does not repress them and prevent their having effect it is as much a breach as a formal refusal to oomply on its part. In tne eye of a foreigu nation if our engagements are broken, it Is of no moment whether it is for the want of good intention en the government or for want of power to restrain its subjects. Suppose a violence committed by an American vessel on tne vessel of another nation on the high seas, and after complaint made there is no redress (riven? is not this a hostility against the injured nation, which will justify repriials 7 But if I am not misinformed, there are violation* going on in (ormoi lam. 1 am told that indictment* continue to be brought under the former confiscation law* a palpable infraction if true oi the sixth article of the treaty; to whieh an immediate stop ought no doubt to be putIt ha* been said by some men that the operation of thi* treaty i* suspended 'till the definitive treaty; a plain subterfuge. Whatever is clearly expressed in the provisional or preliminary treaty is as binding from the moment it is made as the definitive treaty, which in fact only developes explains and fixes more precisely what may have been too generally expressed in thu former. Suppose the British should now send ewty not only the negroes but all other preperty, and all the public records belonging to us in their possession on the pretence abovestated, should we not Justly accuse them with breaking iaith f Is this not already done in the case ol the negroes who have been carried away, thougn founded upon a very different principle, to wit a doubilul construction ol the treaty not a denial of its immediate operation I In fiuu it it our interest to advance tins doctrine and ts countenance the position that nothing it binding 'till tbe'-definitivs treaty when there are examples of ytan intervening between the preliminary and definitive treaties7 Sir Guy Carleton in his correspondence has appeared to consider the treaty as immediately obligatory and it ha* been the policy 1 have persued to promote the same idee. I am not indeed apprehensive of a renewal of the war ; for peace is necessary to Great Britain. I think it also most probable her disposition to conciliate this country will outweigh the resentment* which a breach of our engagements is calculated to inspire. But with a treatv which has exceeded the hopes of the most sanguine, whicn in the articles of boundaries and of fisheries is even better respect to the meant of making war, I think it the height of imprudence to run any nek?Great Britain without recommencing hoatilitiea may evade parte of the treaty. She may keep poatetaion of the Frentier poeta, the may oliatruct the free enjoyment of the fisheries?the may be indiapoeed to auch extensive concessions in mattera of comineroal aa it ia our intereat to aim at?in all thia the would And no oppoaition from any foreign power, and we are not in a condition to oblige her to any thing?If we imagine that France obviously embarrassed herself in her finances would renew the war to oblige Great Britain to a reetoration of our irontier posts, or to a compliance with the atipulationa respecting the fisheries (especially after a manliest breach of the treaty on our part) we speculate much at random. Observations might be made on the last article which would prove that it ia not the policy of France to support eur interests there. Are we prepared forthameregratiAcation of our resentments, to put those great national objects to the hazard ??to leave our Western frontier in a state of insecurity 7 to relinquish the furr trade and to abrige our pretenaioua to tha fisheries 7 Do we think national character so light a thing aa to he willing to aacrliioe the public faith to individual animosity 7 Let ths case be fairly stated : Great Britain and America two independent nations at war ; the former in possession of considerable posta and territory belonging to the latter, and also of the means of obstructing certain commercial advantages in which it is deeply interested. It ia not uncommon in treaties of peace far the uti pom<Utis to take place. Or.-at Britain however in the present i a stance atipuletea te restore all our posts and territoriaa ia bar possession, aba even add* an extant not within our original claims mora than a compensation for a small part cedad in another quarter?she agrees to readmit us to a participation of the fisheries, what equivalent do we give for this 7 . . . Congress are to recommend I tha restoration of property to those who have adhered to her aad expressly engage that no future injury shall be done them in person liberty or property?This is the sole oondition on our part where there is not an immediate reciprocity (the recovery of debt aad liberation of ' prisoners being mutual, the former indeed only declaring what tha rights of privats faith, which all civilized nations hold aaerad, would have dictated without it)?and stands as tha sinffie eouivslani for >11 th? r?.t...i ?.. ceaaions to be mede by Great Britain. . . Will it be honeat in ue to violate thia condition or will it be prudent to put thia in competition with all the important mattera to he performed on the other aide? WILL FORK.ON NATION# BE WILLING TO UNDERTAKE ANY THINO WITH US OK FOR US WHEN THEY FIND THAT THE NATURE OF OUR GOVERNMENTS WILL ALLOW NO DEPENDENCE TO BE PLACED UPON OUR ENGAGEMENTS ? 1 haeeotnitted aaying any thing of the impolicy, by our aererity, of inducing a great number of uaeful citizens, whoee aituatioue do not make them a proper object of resentment, to abandon the Country to lorm settlements that will hereafter become our rirala animated with a hatred to na which will deacend to their poaterity. Nothing however can be more unwiaa than to contribute aa we are doing to people the ahorea and wilderness of novaaootia, a colony which by ita poaition will become a competitor with ua,among other thtnga.in that branch of commerer on which our navigation and navy will aaaentially depend. I mean the fisheries ; in which I have no doubt the atateof New York will hereafter have a conaiderable ahare. To your Excellency I freely deliver my rentimenta becauae 1 am perauaded you cannot be a atranger to the force of theee conaiderationa?I fear not even to hetard them to the juetice end good tenee of thoae whom I have the honor to represent. I eeteem it my duty to do both, becauao the qneetion ia important to the intereata of the State, in Ita relation to the United State*. Thoae who oonault only their paaaiona might chooae to oonatrue what I eay aa too favourable to a eat of men, who have been the enemiea of the public liberty ; but thoae for whoee eeteem I em moat eo .cerned will acquit me of any peraonal conaiderationa and will perceive that I only urge the caute of national honor aafety and advantage. We have aaetimed an independent atatiou , we ought to feel end to act in a manner conaiatent with the dignity 01 that atation. I anxiouilv wish to aee every prudent meaeure taken to prevant thoae combination* which will certainly disgrace na, if they do uo not involve ua in other celamitiea Whatever distinctions are judged neceaaary to he made in the ceaee of those persons who have been in oppoaition to the com anon cauae, let them be made by legal authority on a fair conatruction of the treaty, consistent with national faith and national honor. Your Excellency will have been informed that Congreaa have instructed the Commander in Chiei to garriao . * the frontier posts when surrendered with the three years ' entlnenul troope for nlnt months Thie is more for the interest of the state than to have them garrisoned at ita 1 E NE NE1 particular expense, and I aliould w ish that permanent proviaion might be made on the same principle*. 1 want to aee whether any Continental peace establishment tor garrisons lie. wil| take place belore 1 euguge the content ol Congreal to a separate provision. I cannot forliear adding a word on the subject of money. The only rtUan<.e we now have for redeeming a large anticipation on the public credit already made and making for the benefit of the army iaon the taxes coming m?The collection hitherto is oat of all proportion to the demandIt it of vast oonsequence at this jaaatura that every thing possible should be done to forward it. 1 forbear eatering into details which would be very striking upon this subject. 1 will oaly say that unless there is a serious exertion in tha states public credit mutt ere long reoeive another shock, very disagreeable in its consequences. Willi perfect respect I have the honor to be Your Excellency's Mostobel servant, ALEX. HAMILTON. His Excellency Qov. Clinton. Pkksidknt Jay to Gov. Clinton. Affaire in Georgia, the ennay in poiteeii on?Scarcity of bread in the Eaet and South ? Coaet infeeltd tintk PriraIeere?Oppoeition to the Conititution. Pi!i lad tlr hi a, 10th Feb., 1779. Ox la Sia :? Your very friendly letter* of the 10th ult- and 'id and 9th instant by Mr. Barclay, gave me pleasure. Accept my thanks for these instances of attentions, and be so obliging as now and then to tall me how you do, and what political opera iona distress or promote the public weal. The Bill respecting tha Council of Hiviaion is a most insidious measure. 1 always wished to see these Proceed, ings published.and think this circumstance will ailord full justification to that step. The real formers Plan ol Finance is to abominably wicked as well as unpolitic, that it ought to be exposed, and the eyes ot the public turned to the author. We have no late accounts from Oeorgia, there is littlo Reason however to douot of the Enemy's being Infull possession of it. Large Reinforcements are ordered and probably gone to Oen. Lincoln- What hit force will on their 1 arrival amount to it uncertain; nor can we be certain that they will ba equal to the Recovery of that State. Besides you know militia cannot be kept long in the Held. We arc under no rreat annrehenll/ins for Anuth Parnlins thn veral Circumstance* render it vulnerable. ThoEnomy possess St Lucia. What further event* have happened in the W India* i* a aubject on which we havo no information. Mr Duane promt*** to prepare a joint Letter for the Delegate* to you,and f imagine it will be ready in the morning, le?t it ahonld not, it may be proper to inform you that all the Department* are placed under the immediate direction of Gen. Washington, and therefore that provision for the security ot the irontiera falls within the line oi hu duty and authority. Pennsylvania is under similar circumstances with you, and will equally demand and be referredtohi* care and protection. His respect for New York,and the personal Regard he assure* me,he entertains for the Governor will ami persuaded unite with other more general considerations In drawing bis attention to your exigencies and aiforuingthe State all the security in his power to give. Tne scarcity of bread In the East and South is become a serious subject, and I hope care will betaken to prevent so great a calamity in New York. Give while you hare to spare, but regard to self preservation ought to set bound* even to acta of benevolence. One of our frigates ha? sent a flue armed vessel oi 10 J funs into Boston. The coast from Delaware to Cheaepeake s extremely infested by Privateers from the city of New York. The merchants here are preparing to protect their trade by fitting out armed va'selsfor the purpose. This State is immersed in politics and perplexity, the opposition to tbeConstitulion is respectable and formidable. The President! want of temper and prudence has ii^ured him. The public paper* will give you more information on this subject Arnold is hard run by them. B 'pleased to make my compliments to Mrs. Cliuton.and to the two Bransons and Lush. 1 am Dear Sir . Your Friend and servt JOHN JAY. His Excellency Gov. Clinton. Col, F. Barber (Aid to Gen. La Fayette) toGkn. Clinton. mi very intereeting account of A is Western Expedition. Ho. Qas., New Town, Septr. J8th, 20 Miles from Tioga. Sia? la my last I gave you a short account ol the action with Battler and the mvivki of August last. On the Slit of the Mma month the army marched for Kanadasega, the hetber capital oi the Seneka country. Our rout was through French Catharino'stown and Kendaia, along the eastern aide of the Seneka lake. We arrived at Kanadasega on the seventh instant without the least opposition fom or even the sight of au enemy This large to ivn contained 50 or #0 houses, was situated about three miles west of the eutlet of the lake which we forded, and eighty miles from Tiaga. After the destruction of this place the army proceeded forChem see, the upper capital of the nation, where we arrived on the 14th instant without opposition, excepting the loss of sixteen men, an officer included, who two days before being on a reconoitring errand, unfortunately were intercepted and killed by a large body of Indians and Tories, who I believe, were on their retreat to Niagara. Genesee was about 80 miles from Kanadasega, and by far the finest of the Indian towns. It consisted of, I think eighty houses. On the 16th we commenced our retreat and arrived atthit place on the 44th instant- We have been waiting hers three days for the arrival of two large detachments of the army, despatched on each side the Caiuga lake to complete the destruction of that nation. The parties have arrived and have effected their purpose. Your Excellency will excuse my not giving you a more particular description of the campaign and suffer me to conclude with tnis, That we have marched through, by far.the finest country I ever saw, burned forty towns.most of them large destroyed, I believe, one hundred thousaud 1 bashets of corn, besides large quantities of beans, he. But I cannot finish without expressing my despicable opinion of the enemy we were pursuing. They made a pitilul opposition at Newtown, and never again showed their faces. I beg your Excellency's caro of the enclosed letter for i Mrs. Barber. Poor girl, it wtll make her happy. I am, Sir, with sincere esteem and respect, Your verv humble servt F.BARBER. \ Oovernor Clinton. _ I Thk Hon. F. Liwis to Gov. Clinton. 1 The title of Public Finance!?$15,000,000 lo be called in Ay Taxet?Permanent Sinking Fund?Money Counter , failed. Philadelphia, 31 ft Dec. 1773. 1 Dea? Sin 1 have been honored with your Letter at the 10th in tent, I (hall with pleeaure embrace every opportunity of 1 Riving you the earliest advice, when any thing material ' happen*. < The State of our Finance* and the rapid depreciation of < our paper currency, are truly alarming. Congress had j several week* past, alotted two hour* each day for the j purpose of financing, and have at length passed the fol- . lowing Resolves, viz : That 14,000,000, say fifteen million ' of dollars be called in by taxes in the course of the ensu- " iog year, and that thirty millions more be taken in on ' loan, or to be exchanged for a new emission to he provid- * ed for that purpose, the bills thus to be called in, are of t the omissions ot May 1777, and April 1778, intire, which i amount to 34,440,000, that these emissions bis not redeems- ( ble after the 1st day of June next, but that sixty days af- j ter said 1st June be allowed for bringing those hills into the Treasury or loan office, these resolves, will he pub- ' lished in the newspapers in a few day*. The next thing under the consideration ol Congress is, the establishing a permanent sinking fund, for which purpose a special Committee have a plan ready to report this day, and I ' hops by thesa modus we shall be able t? give our money 1 an appreciation. 1 Upon a strict scrutiny into the money counterfeited it is 1 discovered, that they chiefly consist ol tho emissions May, ' 1777 and April 1778, by the inclosed abstract you will see it at one view. c Wishing you thi. compliment* of the season " 1 have the honor to he Sir Your obod't humble servant ? FRA. LEWIS. 1 ?????? F Vice Chancellor's Court. Before Vice Chancellor M'Coun. A? 17 n ? Bl-'l' *s W vr?i.K?u..vmu?-M-nmp r r ranochetcht va Ijouit Marino.? In I Sift the complain ant obtained a writ o( ne ectat ngainat the defendant ami Antonio Sardi, naiivea of Italy. Marino wm held to bail by Sheriff Hillyar.F.ugcuc Brogon7.10 becoming hi? aurety. Sardi wai not iu the United Htatea, and haa aince die I. On application, the bond of Bregonziowaa aurrendered, and one taken from Huaeey T It Mack ay, in the aum of $4000, they having, it la rieelar- (1 ed, taken goo.l caretoaccnre thera?elvea by requiring am ' pie fundi I) be left in their handa to meet any claima that 11 might be brought againit them A decree waa obtained }' againat Marino the aun of $3,818, and execution itaued, J! but on examining the Sheriff"? office, the bond waa among 11 the miaaing. Mr. Hillyer and the attorney (Mr. Ruaaell) * aearched among their paperr, but in vain?it cottld no " where he found?and motlona were made to compel Htiaaey k Mac Way to execute a new bond, and alao to pay into court the collateral lelt with there by Marino. The Court held that it did not poaaeaa the power to compel H. " k M. to do either, they haing merely auretiea for the ap- . pearance of Marino The complainant, however, may proceed in an action at law to compel a new bond, aa in the eaae of a lost mortgage or a paper from the flier of thia eourt, and can alao file acredftor'a bill aa againat an abaent debtor?in which caae an injunction could tie ob- . tained acatnat Hnaaey k McKay, and in thia way thefunda In their handa be reached. Thia Court, however, doea not feel authorized to pioceed in the aumaiary way de- * aired. Motiona denied, with oeatr to complainant. Superior Court. e Before a full Bench. Oct. 17.-D?ciaioe. -Join R,inond v.. Michael Letter. } ?Judgment in the Court below reraraed. 1 Philip Kearney tt Collin Shtpard- Judgment for plaintin. Atlieon Poet vo. William 1st fan? Judgment for plaintiff f Oliver D F. Or ant to. Ben- Graham, el el Motion for c new trial denied. a Before Chief Juatire Jonea. Sarah Tl Wade v$. Htnru Cot heal, et at ?On a claim involving pointa of law. Vardiot lor plaintiff, go,IN) SO. | aubject to the opinion of the Court, kc John tfohlo, receiver of the W. 7. Wort hern Fiat thei Co a ve. Edte C HalUday, admr. -f-r.? Action to recover the h amount of a claim. Verdict for plaintiff, 94,000 M. / W YO W YORK. TUESDAY MO fifteenth Aniiuitl Fair uftbe Ainrrlcaii Institute, at JVIblo'a Otrden, 1*4*4. Monday, Oct. 17. On arriving at the Garden yesterday morning, we found several of the officer* of the Navy and of the Army present; among thein were Com. ferry, Capt. J. K. Sands, Gen. Wool, the Hon. John Harney, and others. Gen. Wool has been engaged lor some time |>ast in reviewing the fortifications at Newport, New London, and New York?having spent the last week here. We found them all more or less busy in preparing for the great Nautical Exhibitions ot this day?in conjunction with the Nautical Committee of the Institute, which is composed of Judge Lie Kay, of New Jersey, the chairman, M. E. Tnonipsoa, Esq , Warden, Capt. Barnard, and T. B. Wakeman, Esq. Leaving them to complete their arrumrements. wo took a stroll through the garden. In the passage from the Main Saloon to the Cloth lloom, ws noticed an uuusually convenient and useful sofa, called N. M'Uraw's patent premium extension sola, sold at 463 Broadway. We are informed that it has taken the premium at six different Fairs, and we do not wonder at it, especially for its admirable combination of simplicity and utility. Don't tail to look at it before purchasing elsewhere. WdtTBT OW smkfuu. notice.?Wo call attention to the following articles as all excellent in their kind. The public will please to look at them, to wit:?in the main Saloon. No. 10, a case of perfumes of superior quality, by John Wyeth, 09 Barclay street. No. 71, two cases of beautifully bound books, by D. Appletunte Co ,200 Broadway. No. 52. specimens of workmanship from anthracite coal, and one puir candlesticks of the same, in a glass case, by Eli Kirk, 300 Broadway. No. 183, a job case for printers, by Wells Je Webb, 42 /inn street; good. No. 158, in the gallery two frames wood engravings, by 'lhos W. Strong, 156 Fulton street. No. o7, m the main walk, a beautiful model of a club boat, by Wm. Crolius, 400 Water street. No. 175, is acase of beautiful specimen of stocks, shirts, <Stc., by Pareells V. Agate, 211 Broadway. No. 106, in the horticultural room, several jars of patent preserved portable meats and soupq by Wm Mullane, 82i Nassau street. No. 9J3, as you ascend to the above room, is a very splendidly finished inlaid table, by F. Drew, cabinet maker, 140 Fulton street, li has been made two years, aud is composed of 500 different pieces ol wood. No. 185, in the cloth room, very excellent articles of India rubber goods, by Horace H. Day, 45 Maiden lane. Francis' Like Boat.?The new transparency just ,.ui u(j mule cnu 01 ine main walk, at the Fair, is a vivid representation of one of the awful scenes in which Franc is' Life Boats have proved their useful- ' ness, it adds much to the interest of the Fair. It displays the ship on fire?the ordinary boat swamped, and the drowning passengers striving to gain the uife Boat, which cannot sink. The Catalogue.?A new catalogue has just been published by the Institute, containing a correct list ol every article exhibited at this present lair. Price one shilling, to be had of the door keeper. A Word to Ladies and Gentlemen !?We believe all our citizens are well acquainted with the fact that the cattle show is to take place under the auspices of the American Institute. We happen to know that a greater show than ever was brought together in this State will be exhibited on this occasion. We have seen the list of entries, and there is n? mistake. New, at Albany, Piiiladel|<hia, und alt over England, the ladies are tin constant visiters at agricultural exhibitions, and their presence gives great ccUit to these meetings. We have splendid weather, an accommodating committee, who have made all suitable arrangements, and the whole affair seems to demand that our ladies should cheerfully accept the invitations of the gentlemen, and visit the cattle field. Grand Nautical Exhibitions this Day (Tuesday, the 13th.)?The splendid nautical exhibitions ol tiiisday will take place in precisely the following order, at Castle Garden, where the only good view can be had. And here we should say that Messrs. French and Heiser bear their proportion of the expense of the exhibition with th. A ? *?:* ' At ten o'clock A.M. precisely, a gun tront the j North Carolina will announce the commencement of the regattas,the first of which will be of sail boats, if the wind is tavorable. Other guns will be tired from the North Carolina from time to time, at the ruuning up of u signal trom the garden, say one at 11 A.M., at 1 P.M ,2 P.M , <Jcc , each of which will give notice of the com- 1 mencement of a race. Morse's Electro-Magnetic Telegraph.?This j important invention is to be exhibited in operation , at Castle Garden between the hours of twelve and ( one to-day; one telegraph will be erected on Go- 4 vernor's Island, and one at the Castle, and messages 1 will be interchanged, and orders transmitted during ) the day. Many have been incredulous as to this powers of this wonderful triumph of science and art All such may now have an opportunity of fairly Met j ing it. It is destined to work a complete revolution \ in the mode of transmitting intelligence throughout j the civilized world. 1 The Great Explosion.?This is to be an explo- I won of the brig Vota, of 260 tons. At precisely one quarter to 4 P.M., a signal gun will be iirea from the North Carolina to call the attention of the * multitude in the garden. And immediately before j the explosion there will be fired, as before, three ^ guns in rapid succession, and at four o'clock, to a second's time, the brig Volta will be blown into A 1,766,901 pieces, according to our calculation. ^ The Centripigal Railway.?This aflair will be in operation throughout the day. Step in and C take a somerset. 3 Life Boats ?we understand Mr. Francis, the ti inventor of *' The Life Boat," is unable to give an B rxbibition to-day before the American Institute at Castle Garden, lor the following seasons:? 1st, lie _ ixpected to have had the use of three boats that ^ lave saved lives from wrecks at sea, but the eh ps u laving them on board sailed a few days since. 2d, w he large life cutter, built for the navy of the two ji 3icilies, was ordered away sooner than was expectid, and lastly, little can be added to the reputation 7 >t the boat by a smooth water exhibition?this is " he best reason of all, for she is only at home, und ? n her true element when boarding wrecks in aw- n ul storms at sea, and has done a Targe business of ate in that line. ^ Estruct from a totter, from the Caploin of the Steamer Cla T rion, recently toil on the North Coait of Cuto, to the in- J< vent or of Fromcit Lift Boot li " The aea would make a fair breach over tha 1 Lift V lost,' (till iha would be buoyant although part of the If lolea t let tbo water out or the bottom were (topped ; a nan wai lowered into the boat to open all thr hole*, which, R lotw ilhatauding almost every aea went over her, Irom end r oend, the immediately would free heraeif and fit like a 3< luek on the water. In thi* inatancenone hut a Life Boat U ould hare gone from the w reck to the (loop. After getting B tore* and baggage on board the (loop, found her too (mall B 0 take tbo whole crew, conaequeutly lout (topped behind n the wreck, among which waa mv (on, conaidering hi( ni iff more aafe on the wreck, with the ' Life Boat,' to de?nd on to get on ahore, thaa ho would hava been on board jf ha crowded (loop. Many other performances were made c| vith the ' Life Beat,' that would have been madneat to ttempt with an ordinary boat." q ? th LivearooL, June 19, IMS. la da. JoaarH Facte is :? it Daaa Sia My (hip having been furniahed with one of your im- ot roved " Lift Boats," I deem it my duty to make you ae- da uainted with a fact in reference to her, which occured at hiaport in Frbruarv laat. On the 13th of that month, aa rbilat laying in the Waterloo Dock, receiving on hoard pi aaaengera and freight, the (kid tupporting the atage, lell om thn rail of tho ahip into the dock, precipitating into he water all the passengers, laborera, baggage, goods. kc. ot t the time upon it. TTie Life Boat waa laying on the in eck with all the plugs out; the mate immediately thiew er over the aide, and with the help of two or three men, bti ticceeded in getting every aoul into har. They were tweny one in number, and although the time occupied did not rii xceed ten minntaa, all were aaved. The altuation of tha Ju hip waa ?uch, that no boat could be got to them ev 1 time, but by pitching into the water inatantly; and thia pr rould have awamped an ordinary boat,which would have endered her uaeleaa. She lay with her gunwalaa about Hi ia or eight inchaa above water, and although full to the to ame inaide, lay perfectly safe, with the bottom open, and m< no .iuoucv,???/ihiij uimmn unaer. 10 ner extreme buoyncy and capacity to beer great weight, end keep right Hi ide up, it it alone owing, that the live* were tared; and in contider her roit aa ample repaid to ua by her taring o many lieet on that day. i'he boat it on the plan la?t an onatructed; and it only 16 feet long. th Should the ahoee tatement appear of any eerviceto in rou, pleave make any ute of it you may with ; and brieve me, Your ob't tere't, be RICH'l) SILL, ((l Capt. of Ship Echo. Ct The New Haven Palladium chronicle* four divorce* 'h [ranted at the latt tuition ef the Supreme Court in that ,h ity. In every iuitance the petition cornea from the wife, B< ind the oaute it wilful alatcncu on the part of the hutband. Jj Thakkioitiro.?TheOnvernor of Maine haianpointed .. Thnraday, the .7th of November, aa a day of Thankaliving in that State. ra Srr.AttaotT Buairv.?The Oronoco, lying oa the oppoIte able of the Mitalaaippl river from New Orleant, wat a | nrnt to the water'a edge on the 6th inttant, at 6 o'clock i. M. RK I RN1NG, OCTOBER 18. U Cuuiiuou Council, Boaxo or Alulkmi:*, Monday, Oct. 17?Present, Alderman Woodmi'll, Premlent, and all the othai membore, except Aldermen Uudcrwood and Martin. Salt of Loti for Unpaid Tartt.? The tele of lota for unpaid taxes was postponed until the 5th of December next. A report from the City inspector accompanied by ordinance* to till up low ground containing stagnant water in the Ititil ward, belweeu 35th and 36th streets and 7th and Mb avenues, and mother places, was read and adopted. Mortal Qrouud Ordinances.?An ordinance was submitted

making Itpeualiu the sum el J?WJ loi any person to rnmeru or disinter a deceased body from any burial ground without the consent ol the Common Council.? Also making it penal in the same sum to intur a dead body without a permit Irom a physician or coroner. Alderman Caimin, Chairman of Committee on Hoods, asked lor an additional appropriation of gl,6l)0 to aid In regulating the roads in the TJth ward, whioh was adopted Joint Billot.?Both Boards having assembled, the opimou ot David (Jiaham, C-'P couusui ot the Board, was presented and read, in which he couhrms the position tauen by tne w hig membeni at the last meetrng that it is tne duly ol tne Common Council 10 appoint new inspectors ol election in place ol ihose selectod by the provious Common Council. Aiderinau 1'uhdy said, that notwithstanding this opinion the Democratic mem ,?rs would present then pro lust against such appo.utmeiits a id desired to have it piacod ou the minutes el tne Board. He said that among others, Benjamin k. Butler, fc?<l had expressed an opinion adverse to the right ol the Common Council to exercise such power. Alderman Btcwsar asked whether the old inspectors intended to " isolJ over," as names had boeu handed to mm by a Duuiocruti i committee ol the Uth ward, and ho therefore lelt a douut leiauve to thu submission of such names. Al terman Crolics said he had received names from two democratic committees of his ward, and be should also leal doubt as to what to do with them under these circum Htncei. Alderman Dtvits said hu hoped that after the avowal by the Alderman of the Tenth, the " great bell-weather" 01 the parly, it war incumbent on the majority not to appoint any p raou lor inspector, who now held auoh olhce. Alderman Pcanv said that he was obliged to the gentleman ol the 13th, who was the leadei of the great coon party, lor the aompltment, but he should atill persist in his position ot proies-ing against the appointment by this Common CouuctJ. Assistant Aiuciinau Watebms.n ?aid he should claim for iiisconsutueuia the men selected by the democracy of the aid Mintii, and he hoped that the Alderman of Ure 13th would out neaiiute to support them, whoever they offered, aa lung as tuey were honest and capable. Attar much outer debate, the iullowing persons were appointed inspectors ul election : Kisit vVsko?1st District?Otto William Van Tuyl, Wuha n H U iveupori and .-Stephen K. Harris. 3d Dis met?td-varJ Autnouy, Cornelius Oakley and Nicholas D.uiona. 3rd District?rlainuud Orifteu, John 11. Hobby aud Jonu 3. Uubsit. 3scobd Waau.?1st District?Roto c. Ilance, ttdward K.CowiM, Tuomas J. Aguew. 3d District?Oeorge A. tlood, Augustus 1-'. I'ammeyurand harauel Waterbury. Thiho >Vaitu.?1st District?Smith Dunning, Oeorge Briggsaud Nelson J. Waterbury. 3d District?John Llyd, Thomas C. itaruue and Hoyt daudlord. 3rd District?Cornelius Allison, Joseph H. .rtcCoun and Phillip Pietch. ho is i ii Wish ?1st District?Barnabas W. Osboru, John V. Taylor, John H Bowie. 3.1 District?Thomas .M. Adrtauce, inoais* H. Burras, and Joseph E. Palmer, id District?Ed war j D. ilali, William A. Daniels, and Jo"epn Hose, Jr. 4lh District?Jireh Bull, George Newaaa Charles ? Patterson. Kiptm Wahd.?1st District?Richard Ten Eyck, John Fort, and John Hiker, Jr. *Jd District?Henry K. Dunh.m, kid > art! Cook, anil Stephen Putnam. 3d District? Dlcott Hbiues, William H. Williams, and Alan son Udell. Ith District?dylvauui 8. Ward, Marcus Nutting, and Peter 1'iovoost. Sixth IVnu ? 1st District?Lester Wilson, Myer S. Meyers and Leonard Bauin. 3d District?Mons b. Taylor, Henry Dealer, and fcldward Gallagher. 3d District? George . udicott, Alexander M Burr ill, and Andrew Conlolly. 4h District?John P. Ward, Joseph B. Wooden, uid William o'Sbeil. Sstcnth Waaii?1st district?Aaron Swartl, Francis M. Taylor and Aigeinou 8. Jar vis. 3d district?Morgan Morgans, jr., Jaaus B. Bnnsinade and George C. Morgan, id district?Isaac K. Jussur', Barnabaa Pike and DavidP Arnold. 4:h district?Jolin H. Williams, Samuel O. Howe, ind Alien M. Hnitfen. 6th district?Caleb F. Gilimer, lohu T. B. Maxwell and William J. Morgan. Slh district -?vau (initio George W. Kibiett and Wm. L.Wood, rth district? Horton Frost, John A. Pierson and James T. Gillespie. On the nomination of the names for the 8th ward, quite in argument ensued relative to the selection of George W. McPhereou, and Wm. Piatt, or Pete.- Crawlord, and lohn G Leonard, in their place. Liohth Wi*d?1st district?Harvey Hart, Wm. J. Van Suskirk and Archibald McClay. 3d district?Amherst Wight, Wm. McClellan and Elhelbert Cumbsrson 3d iistnct?Peter ltoome, Augustus L. Brown and George smith. 4th district?Jonathan W Allen, John Butler and U.orgeW. McPhsrson. 6lh district?Gideon Fountain, lames W. Farr and '1 homaa Dyer. 6th uiitrict?James T M. Bleaklry, John Douglass and Tyler W. Laletra.? I'll district l,,?..,,h p K..r If u. if h lurnr W I'nni-lilm ??d William K. Piatt 8th district?Jesse U. Price, Horace E. Keichum and John B. 8 potto id. Assistant Alderman B own called lor the ayes and uoes on striking out the namef of McPherson and Piatt, ivlieu it was decided in tne negative by a vote of 18 to 14. Ninth Wsbd?1st distiict?Jamei Rider, Henry C. tioward and John Jackson- JJ district?Wm. Loundsbury, iamuel H. Benedict and Thomas Walker. 3d district? dharlet R. Sutherland, Lewis Rice and David D. Crane. Ith district?Robert Nliiliken, Daniel F. Lee and John -Lirll ur. 6th district?Charles Sutton, Stephen Kane and | William Quackenhoss. 6th district?Robert Peterson, PhomasH Brown and Ajah (j I'aimer. Tbiitm Waao?1st district-?I. H. Hobart Haws, Richird Saott and Job Haskell. 3d district?William Truslow, saac H. Mead and Charles Hunter. 8d district?Joseph Vend, Thomas Hyatt and Joseph Isaacs. 4th district? lichard C. Overton, William Jones, Jr. and Edmund E. .ivmgton. 6th district?Schureman Halsted, Stephen larker and Edmund Drummoud. Elitisth Wsao?1st district?Joseph Abbott,Isaac N. derritt and J. V. D. B. Fewier. 3d district?Samuel Webter, Charles Perley and Robert McOsry. 3d district? lllen Cameron, Joseph H. Thome and David Johnson. <h district?John H. Elliott, Russell Loring and James H. tears. '1'waLVTH Wsao?1st district?William F. Dana, Wm. k. Dooley and William E. Haakina.?3d district?Henry 8. leeks, Charles S. Miller and Andrew McGowan. Thibtbbnth Wabd?1st district?Daniel Wells, John olby and John R. Colon. 3d district?Alfred W. White, uaei Mackerel and Lewis Withington. 3d district?Daid Tanpan,Richard Cornwall and Ira A. Clark. 4th disict? Reuben C Moss, Obadiah Newoomb, Jr. and Samuel i Walters. Focstbcfith Wsao.?1st District?Samuel Weeks, k'ilhum M Wi Imart h and l.ewia 11 ITniiha Bl.t-.-t -John Snecker, Marti.k Benedict, and Michael Gaftney. 1 Diftrict?Philip W. Engs, Isaac O. Barker, and Enoch ean. 4th District?John H. Woodward, Wm. P. Dissos ay, and Thomas Dolan. 5th District?John 8. Oilea, 3?eph B. Brewster, and Andrew Surry. EirTaawTH Wi?i>?let Dlatrict?Henry Swords, Wa. yaon, and John E. Rots. 3d Dlatrict?Joaiah Howe, arvey A. Weed, and Alexander R. Walsn. 3d District? tmes H. Hugzins, Ambrose C. Klngsland, and Augustus chell. 4th District?Ahra Spear, George W. Blunt, and aniel L. M. Peixotto. Siitxkktii Wash?1st District?J. W. Strang, James icholl, and Thomas C. Seaman. 3d District?Charles < urner, Theodore Nlms, and John Mott. 3d District? )hn Newhuuae, H. f.oofborrough, and Theodore Marne 4th District?Benjamin Pettet, Samuel Bturges, and arian Veon. 5th District-James Stokes, Isaac E. Wooly, and Charles M'Divit. Sftsstki *th W?*d.?1st district?Henry T. Lloyd, ohert H Shannon and Wil iam H Cornell. 3d district? rter T. Chsmherlain, Charles Leech and George H. Ross. 1 dlatrict?Wil Um H Mackrell, Edward Y. Prinae and eorge IVssenger. 4th district?Ltwia Hunter, Nathan Graham and James >4. Halatead. 5th district?Samuel Jackson, D H. Burtinett and Samuel 8. Wendell. The Commou Council then adjourned till Monday ext. Bo a an or Assistant AiDttMtK, Monday, Oct. 17, 4a?The President, Assistant Alderman Adams, in the lair. Among the petitions were the following t?Of Joseph . Edwards, lor payment of a horse injured by falling rough pier No I North rirer j to have wall in rear of te National Hotel removed ; for a sow er in Mh and 7th reets?all of which were referred. Reports of Commilltfi.?In fhvor of concurring with her Bjarci in paying Thomas M. Lyon for sent less as ly police odicer of 4th ward- Concurred in. A rommtinicet.on was received from the Comptroller, klug the passage of a resolution to postpone the sale of oponjr for arrears of assessments till Dec. next. Resolution postponingtha sale, adopted. Recommending s concurrence in the resolution of the her Board, requiring contractor* to pay their wtrkmen current money. Adopted. Do. to nay Zebedea Ring the exceaa of assessment lor lildlng bulkhead in East River. Adopted. The couuto! of the Cor|>oratlon made a report, decleng bis opinlou, that the city is not legally liable for inriea dona to the Sixth Ward Hotel by a mob, on the ening of the charter election. Laid on the table, to bo intod Paptri from th* Beard of Jildtrmtn?Permitting Daniel nlth to remove the remaina ol his grandson from Housn street burial ground, with a view to their re-intarent In the country. Concurred in. To have the bust of Chancellor Kent placed in th* City c ui, ami referring lame, with power. Concurred # u Unjinuhul Uutmcit?Report of the Comptroller, with l' i account of the Water Commieaioner*, and objection, of e Mayor to aigning the warranto waa called up, but on f otion, laid on the table, to be printed. An ordinance which paaied thli evening in the other . iard, requiring sunken lot. between SMh and Mth ' reeta, and 7th and Bth avenue., to be lllled up, waa by intent, taken into consideration in thia board. While eaubject waa under ducnaeien, the ft*rgeant-at-arma of e other lioard, (Jacob Hay.) c.me in, and Mated the e: iard of Aldermen a. being ready to meet thia Board in int ballot- ? A receaa wii then taken, and the memberi proceeded the Board of Aldermen*, chamber. On the return ol the Board the ordinance waa concur, d in- II In favor of concurring with the other board, In eelllnp jure of land to Jamea M'B iar. Adopted. C Do to grant a water lot to Beverly Robinaon. Adopted. To aaeud Croton Water ordinance, by requiring the 4 IERA 142. committee to obtain tpecial appropriation* whan it ia contentplated to erect fountain*?alio to omit, in relation to one of the engineer), the word " chief." Adopted. To pay Henry- M. Carpenter $J48 34, for exiamaee incurred in defending an ejectmeut euit. Adopted. Rtiolulioni.?To reler the queatlou a) to internet an the water debt to the acqnuduct ttoard, with roquett that thay reoort thereon. Adopted. To re er the quaation whether room for a dealt cannot be provided in one of the room) of the City Hall or a dealt for the Secretary of the Board of Education. Adopted. To provide clock* fjr watchhouee). Lou. Requiring the court) to report the flnea they have a* cited, and the Diatrict Attorney to a tale what procaaa haa been iaaued on euch. Adopted. That the Comptroller realte a report of the city expenditure*, cletting them under appropriate heade. Adopted. One or two other paper), of minor importance, were acted upon, and the Board adjourned to Monday next. Board of aiupervleora. Oct. 17.?The Mayor, a? chairman of aapecial committee, to which waa reterred the aubject of rmiaing $10,000in the 14th ward, for a achool houae in the ward, reported that it was unnecessary to assess the tax, sufficient funds being already provided in the general appropriation. Reference continued. The aubjuct of railing $1,100,000 by trx, lor expeuses of the city lor the emuing y ear, war taken up, and elicited debate, in which the Mayor took a prominent part in oppoaition to thedetaila ol the report, and ottered au amendment linking out all after the reaolutiou to raiie the amount. Loit. The hour appointed lor tlio meeting of the Board of Aldermen having arrived, the Board adiounud to Wednesday afternoon, to which time the turther consideration of the subject was referred. Court of Oyer and Terminer. Before J edge Kent and Aid. Underwood and Kelly. Oct. 17.? Trial of IWunros Edwards.?On a second indictment for obtaining Irum Edgar Corrie, jr., (agent in this city for the Liverpool house ol Fletcher, Alexander A Co.,) the sum of $1 j.tWO iu bills of the Bank ot America, doing so by means of a forged letter, signed Maunsei, While A Co. The Colonel was brought into court a little after 10. He did not appear quite so confident or brignt-looking as beloi e,nor so gaily dresseu. Yet there * as no very material alteration la his appearance from the last trial. Measrs. Evarts, Emmet, Price, and Edmonds appeared as counsel on his behait, and Mr. Whiung, District Attorney, with Mr. (j. F. Alien, for the prosecution. An effort was made by his oounsel to have the trial put off', material witnesses, it was asserted, wluun bad been expected lroni Baltimore, Newburgb, Ac., uot having yet arrived. The Court, however, decided thai the trial must be forthwith proceeded in, suihcieui urn having already been allowed. The names of jurors were called, but a sufficient number uot appearing, direction was given that twenty-five talesmen be summoned trom the body ol the county. A delay of soma hours then too* place. Alter severe scrutiny, a jury was tiuaily obtained. Mr. Allen, on the part ot tne prosecution, then addressed the jury, stating mat the prisoner was indicted for forgery in me 3d degree?that tiie clerk ot .nr. Joshua Ciibburu, on going to tne post odlca on the morning ol the 3dd Aug , 1*41, louud a letter directed to Mr. C., troin New Orleans, it MM follow* [ I'ue counterpart ot till* letter, the direction only being u.lfereac, wm lent to Drown, Brothers it Co., and wmpublished on lbs former trial. Wo, however, repent it, aa it convey* the foundation on which the proceeding* re*t.J New Osleans, 10th Aug., 1841. Joshua Clibeobk, Esq., New York : Dcaa 8ia?Our friend, Mr. John P. Caldwell, now on a visit to Virginia, wtite* u* tha he wiihM to command about twenty-five or thirty thouiand dollar*. A* the i'e*t meau*of meeting our friend'* wiahee on the surest, we have taken leave to enclose him a letter of introduction to you, with a request to afford him the facilities he requires, provided you had it convenient, safe, and profitable to yourself. Mr. Caldwell ha* in our hand*, (and subject to no charge*,) one thousand and eleven bale* ot cotton, weighing 409,000 lb*, quality averaging " good fair," and worth in this market at present prices, at leMt tilty thousand dollars. This cotton arriveu late in the oity, and by our advice has been held to sell with the new crop, now just come in. Mr. Caldwell and his family are amongst the very ttew planter* oi this State who are t ntirely free iron debt, and he is a solvent and very worthy gentleman. The cotton in oui hands constitutes the last year's crop of Mr. Caldwell and his mother, and the whole of it is subject to hi* order ; therefore any arrangement made, predicated on the cotton, will be perfectly sale. If Mr. Caldwell can do ao better, he is authorised to value on our house lor any sum not exceeding thirty thousand dollars (at not less than thirty days sight,) and his bills should be duly honored and protected. Should he determine on this course, we shall leel greatly obliged if you will procure the negotiation of any bills drawn by him on us to the above ami. We shall also be thankful lor any attention show n our Iriand during hia alay in your city. With much leapect we remain, Vour oti'dt serv'ts MAUNCEL, WHITE, V COMr. Ciibborn, not wishing to enter into the transaction himteir, mentioned it to Mr. Corrie, who undertook it in behalf el his huuse. Mr. Clibboru notitieJ " John P. Caldwell," at Alexandria, to that effect, (having also received a letter, purporting to be fr?m such.) In two or three days he received another letter from " Caldwell," enclosing bills of exchange on Maunael White Is Co., m favor ol Corrie, which were accompanied by an order for the cotton. Mr. Corrie endorsed the bills?they were discounted by the Bank of America, and the bills of that institution, (being 14 $1000, one of $400, and one of $100) sent by Mr. Ciibborn to "Caldwell," with an intimation that the marks and numbers had been retained. None of these bills were afterwsrds found in possession of Edwards, but it would be proved that he had exchanged them, and that bills given to him in exchange, were found in hia trunk. The testimony, for the most part, appears to be a repetition of that on the former trial, and therefore unnecessary to publish. The Court sat lo a late hour last evening, and tha cause will probably occupy the whole of to-day. Circuit Court. Before Judge Kent. Oct. 17?Prek and Sayre rt. Sferrs-?This was in action relative to a claim lor $JOO, which it is asserted has already been paid (alluded to yesterday). The jury could not agree, and ware discharged. Oonerul Sessions. ??*v?o ??wviuci i?imiBU(|o ina juugo juynon. Masshall J. Bacon, Esq. Acting District Attorney. Ocr.17.?KtmaItha Watch Houtt.?Samuel W.D.Cook and Edwin Ferguson, city watchmen, were tried for collaring and choking John J. Meyer, another watchman, at the fourth district watcu house, on the night of the Uth of August. The rumpus took place on pay night, and Meyer, on receiving his money, said to the captain of the watch who was paying it, that ha had better keep it, and pay his debts. He was then ordered out of doors, and in going, the defendants helped him along for the insult thus offered to the captain el the watch. For the defence it was proved that he was ordered out of the watch house for his insolence, aud that defendants aided in obeying his orders. The jury found an immediate verdict of net guilty. Stahlo Buaglar.?Andrew McOurkin was tried for burglary in the third degree, in breaking into the stable of John H. Cooper, Jr. 104Third avenue, on the night ol the 23d Septemb er ,and stealing a bridle, horse covers, Ac worth 90. The property was found in his possession, and as no defence was offered, the jury found him guilty, and the Court sentenced him to State prison for three years. Drial of Jamoi Rgerton for Burglary.?This bird was tried on an indictment for burglary in the second degree, in entering the store and dwelling of Felix Rousseau, 06j Duane street, en the 17th ol June last, and stealing three rotk coats, one dress coat, and twelve yards of cloth, v* iued at $IM. Officer Stokely testified that he arrested Egarton on the -jsth of July, in the street, with one of the tolen coats on his back. The defence proved by George Newburg and Charles Slater that they saw prisoner buy he coat of a pedlar, at the corner of West Broadway and knthony street This evidence was not of a very satishctory character to the minds of the Jury, as they renamed absent for a length of time, and ftually returned 1 verdict of guilty. Counsel for defence then asked for in arrest ef judgment, which was granted till Friday, and he prlaetier was committed to prison to await his sentence :o the State prison for not less than fiveyeais. Grand Larcony ?Dan Jacques and Peter Oanlner, twe tegroea, were put upon their trial on the above charge, or stealing two coata and a double barreled gun frem the loop of Peter Relyee, No. S Wlllet street, on the 24th of September iaat. Joseph Reus, a Dutch Jaw second band lealer, said he bought the coat of a man who was with 'eter Gardner, for fifty ceuta.end offered It for aale in front ?f the store, when Relyee claimed it as hie property.? Gardner was found guilty of petit larceny, and there bong no evidence against Jacques, he was acqui ted. Oerdtor was then sentenced to six months in the penitentiary, ind Jacques discharged. fsei ries^.1 frt'eW far (Jmnd fairrprtu?Thffl inmewhlf lotorinua gentleman, waa triad on an indictment for itealing $165 from William Bellowa, in the month of July eat, at the honae of Mary Sauudora, 67 Thomaa atreet. rhe affidavit of complainant waa read, in which it waa hown that be bad viaited tha above home, after n ride to fork villa with raroline Oldoa, and while there, ha waa ubbad of the amonnt, either by Cherry or Oldea, the alter of wham waa impleaded in the aamc indictment. The defence called Mr. Rcbo, commiaaioner of daada, vho teatifled that he had eartiflad to an affidavit made by lellowa, which waa offered aa evidence to the Jnry. The acting Diatrict Attorney, objected to the admiaaion if the paper aa teatimoay, which waa confirmed by tha onrt, and the dafrace then called Wn. 8. NcLtaain, who taatifled that Beliowi called pon him to draw an affidavit, which waa the aame aa cer. ifled by Mr. Reed. Several attempta were made by defence, to ahow onraraationa made with Bellowa, which were overruled y the Court, and the jury returned a verdict of guilty. The eounael eaked lor tiate to prepare a bill el creepon", which was granted till Friday,and tha Courier* ered Cherry to be committed to priaon for eentence. The conviction of two each .notorioua rogue* aa Jack harry and Jem Egertoa, in oae day before the Seasioni, ntitlea tha acting Diatrict Attorney to much credit. TlwCourt than adjourned to Tuaaday morning at II Coaart Cnlonatnr?Tlala Day. Soveaioa Cooav.?Noa. 139, 14*. l-tt, tfll, 166,17a, lao. M, 46, H, 101,66, 66,97, 91,146.00. J Cibcuit Court?lim? calendar aa jroatarday, no da M , ua*? having bean takim up. . i CoMMfii Pliai.?fart 1 .?No?. 21, *23, *27, '29, 32, 37, .19. 1,49, 47, 40. Fart 2?Noa. 3,4$ *, a, 10,12,14$ 16, JW. LD Price Two CobU Tke?(ri?tl and Afuslonl. Mr. an'' Mrs. Brougham closed their engagement at the Park last night, to a tolerably numerous audience Mm. Brougham is a very beautiful woman, possessed ot considerable talent for comedy, ana would make a very valuable acquisition to the slock company, tier husband haa much comic humor, and as an actor in Power's line of characters, is far above mediocrity. Simpson, with his usual want of tact, brings out Handc)'* "Moses in Egypt," with Rossini's additions. The |>art composed l>y Handel iaof ? ???? magnificent sclmol of sacred music, consistm* * some ot the most glorious choruses extant, written in tugue and double fuge, with a masaiveueas and grandeur which no other composer ever ai proached, saving, perhaps, Beethoven, in his Hallelujah to the Mount of Olives. Rossini's portion is of a mach lighter kind, the most pleasing being the " Prayer" and the quartetto, "Mi manca la voce." The whole, however, is only fitted for the church or the concert room, and smacks strong of impiety, when dragged on the stage. It wus produced a lew seasons back at Exeter Hall, iu London, in superb style, the principal singers being Miss Rainslorth, Mian Maason, Mtss P. Horion, Henry Phillips, Harrison, and Leffler, with a splendid bund, md a chorus numerous and perfect. At the Park Theatre, in place of the above array of talent, we have Mr Seguin, in our opinion a very inferior singer, Mrs. Baily, and Mrs. ITnlokt t..?.j. . ? k,... l uiiikui, luiui^ti j fd j jivujr aiil|ClO, U Ul UUW lO DP numbered with the past ; Mr- Shrivall, a better singer than Pearson, but very inferior to Manvrrs; Mr- Archer, whom we don't know, and Mr.Seguin, |K>8sesaed of a good voice, but ponderous ana unwieldy, a novice in sacred music, and immeasurably inferior to H. Phillips or Letiler. The band to be engaged we know nothing of, but if it be the usual Park hand, with a lew additions, we predict its incompetency; beside, there is no leader in this country who can touch that description of music, and only one in London fully up to the mark,which is F. Cramer. With this cureory review wo predict a failure of this grand sacred drama Our only sorrow is, that the inischiel will not fall solely on-the heads of Mr-Simpson's ill-advisers. Mr- Sutton gives a grand concert this evening at the Apollo, assisted bv Lie Begins, Kossowtki.Miss Kmeline Sutton, Mr. Timni, dec. This lady's great fame as a vocalist will ensure a full room The New York Philharmonic Societv give their first concert on Monday, Nov. 7th. We are told this society is managed ny a clique, to exclude resident artistes. We hope not, as we have and shall always expose a clique, either in politics, finance or music, who are the directors oi this ufiairl and how many piano forte players have been elected 1 Who are the singers to he engaged during the season t and who is the leader of the band 7 To the latter query we answer, Pen6on. Madame Mecovino Alalone givss her concert on Thursday next, assisted hy Mr. and Mrs Horn, very deserving people, no douhr, but who never drew a shilling to any concert. We are sorry Mrs. Malone did not procure more attraction, as we consider ihe lady made a lee-lurch at De Begnis' concert,and nearly shin* recked her musical reputation. Mi'chell has been playing " Amiiie." The Olympic is celebrated for burlesque, but we think Mitchell has unintentionally better succeeded than usual. Til. ?r? ? '? .?rl?All>i nillpnU... Frederick fcakenian, an eminent pianist, ho* just arrived from Germany. He is the brother of tba Kakeman now among ua, and both are splendid artists on ths piano. Ovstkhs and Gami.?It will be seen by the advertisement ot young Down ing, so long known at bis father's establish/neat in Rroad street, that he has started one for himself in Fourth, second door e st of Broadway, for the supply of families with oysters, poultry, and game, lu the oyster branch 1 need not say much, only that he starts ripe, with long experience from unaer the tuition of one of iha best restaurants of the day, and his prices are moderate ; yea, cheap. First rate oysters at 10s. and Ua. and upwards, a hundred, or at 8s. or 6s..varying according to size. In the poultry branch, I need but say, that he has made arrangements to s?cure his supplies from the well known Parker, of Franklin market, and that he will sell them at the market price. His location is so convenient to the surrounding residents to have a hot oys er or game supper sent to their house in the eveningB. Young Downing is a worthy person, and deserves to be gatronized^in^^n|?eJlha^i^iiav^^^^^^^^^ pK.tlSSVLVANlA COCEICBK?Medical D?i>ar'meiii? l Filbert street above Eleventh, Philadelphia?Session of 1143 -'43.?The Lecture* in this Imtitution will be rnum-d on the Ant Monday of November, aud Je continued until the Grit of March. FACULTY. Anatomy and Phyaiology?Samuel George Morton, M. D. Surgery?George M*Clellan, M. D. Principles and Practice of Medicine?William Hmh. M D. Institute* of Mrdiciae and Materia Medlcia?Robert Montgomery Bird, M. D. Obatetrica and Diaeaiee of Women and Children?Samuel M*Clcllan, M. D. Chemiitry and Natural Philoiophy? Walter R. Johnson, A. M. Free?Matriculation, li. Each Conrae, )U. Graduation. $30. Three year*' itody in the office of a respectable physician .and an attendance on two fall conraei of Lectures. one of which muit be in thii Inatitntion, are the requisites which entitle the pupil to become a candidate for graduation. The examination lor Degree* takea place early in March,and the Commencement la held with aa little subsequent delay as possible. The Faculty have provided ample Dissecting Rooma.farniabed with eveiy requisite for Practical Anatomy, wiUnn the College, Building*. Demonstrator, T. ROSS COLHOUNTMi D. Disserting Ticket, $10. The Dispensary of the College will be opened daily (Sundays excepted) during the month* of September and flctobrr.on which oeeaaiort* the Pmfaunn will -IV- Pra-ri-.l I-.'- - in Bnrgery and Medicine, while the l\iptls wiii be also admitted to the PennsylvaniaandPhilndrlphia Hospitals, on the samn terms with the tttudanta of other Medical Institutions of this city. SAMUEL Of.OHUE MORTON, Dear ' i. e MsJ.cal Faculty, aaSTM towrl't No 431 Arrh acreet. MEDICAL AID. 0R. GREGORY will attend and preeeribe for a particular claai of pelienU, at liia residence No. 34 Molt street, every day in the week,at all hours of day and evening. His trea*n?eat may be relied on as being the beat, sod the plan pursued will be in accordance wiih the symptoms of the disease, having reference also to the accommodation of the patient and a perfect core of the malady. It it worthy of note that a great number of patients after having been treatrd for the disease were discharged by their phyalcians at being cured, and perhaps would remain so a week or I .tiger after the diaeaae begina to make its appearacr again, and thia stage it ia generally considered worta to cure than in the first instance. Ir ia in csaea like theee rhet Dr. G. bee at length discovered a remedy, whiaii aa yet ia aniirely unknown to any other phyeician. It it an asternal application, requiring to M centinued iu some eases not mora thus thirty hours. It has proved successful in every instince where it has been applied, end hesenrvd cases of from three to fifteen years standing. Thin announcement is not ip ide from motives of vanity orTiem a love of boasting, bat ttmplv to inform those in n-ed of the remedy. where to obtain it. Thoec seeking the Doctor, will find him at his own honse (not a drug store) No 34 Mott at, sb mt 1M yardt nffirom Chatham Square, being nearly opposite the stone church?it is easily found at night. Dr. Gregory has published sn improved coition (with engravings) of a little book entitled the "Rubicon:"it treats exclusively on the complaints above allnded to. The remarks on stricture should he read by every one. especially with anro11acted case of diaeaae. It u fur sale by t' s minor, at his oflce, and by Messrs. Sands, T? ard 100 Full alt-street, snd both Drug-stores comer of Chambersst snd Broadway; sl-o ir the Bowery at Nos.t3and 184. and at die comer of East Broadway and Market-street. 017 ln*t CHEMICALS, UKLHiS, COPA1VA CAPSULES AND GERAM SILVER. r\R. FEUCHTW ANGER. No. I, W.ll street, offers ChnL? miosis, Drugs, Dyesruffa, very cheap, aud warran-a all his iqrparalious ol beat .(aality and the mo t genuine in market, rii:?Lunar cau tie an i silver crys.als, Irom 30 eta. to $1 15 i?r 01; aqua fortiat CU per lb t hydrocyanic acid Ph. U 8 33 CU ps r OS ; pure nitric acid for jewellers and chau makers lljfi eta prlb; coptuea capanlea. best quality, (7, tit, and UO pr gross; nitrous acid M era pr lb; labs'.aquca chloride of soda, ?idl Fre neh I hel? $J 75 P' dot ; jodinr era pr ox ; denliata (oldfoil, ol the moat approved manufactuiea, J JO pr ox; diamond cement tiler /trot ; apirna of haiUhorti, from 7 to JO cu pr Ik ; aodawrvt Spin'* of mrrr from J to JO els pr lb; jodinex of potM?ia, iion, inlphnr lead, mercery JO eu prot; we.dfah leechee tin pr 100; chloride of jodine 75 eta pr ox; bromiu- t) pr ox; and hypohr I hide of aoda tl 50 pr lb; compound chemical what* oit, oap and all hia pr.i,ona warranted. F.itraet I of wood and chip* dyewooda. told very cheap. Apply to DH. LEWIS FEUCHTW ANGER, ol7 3nt*f c. No. I Wall at, N. V nE HENRY'S RHEUMATIC # YHUr.-Rheumatwni u t~f rariialiiof brfore thia medicine like the miata of nicht before the morninx aan. Do rontident ia the proprietor of ita certainly in c?nn? thi? diaraae that he aolemnly pled(ca hi mar If to rrtum tlie money In all eaaea where if fails. We here preeent aeoiher certificate handed to na on Saturday laat:? l)aar Sii?About the firat of laat Jaue I waa attacked with the rheamatiam thromh my whole ayatem, but affactioi my leta chiefly, and to th.t de(-ee waa I afflicted that! waa not able to attend to mv huaine >a for above flee weeka.and although after that 1 waa abla to (ct out yet the diaeaae continallly haunted me, and ufter tryinc erery medicine which ( imagined conld heln me, without the leaat avail, 1 waa rarommendep to try your Rheumatic Syrup. I tent for a bottle whieh immediately relieved me; and before I had uaed it all. I waa auarely cured and now feel perfectl^free fmrru h^dweaae^D For aale at l5oflJil Bowarv. cor of Heuatonaf; uluoutBto - DR. OOOKE RETURNED FROM ENGLAND, T171TH *11 (>> lata" important infbrmatwn from Eoropa, W nniraraallv parfon.i?l "/ ll'? worat data of Tenam...I J in most snitrttad forms, with uni?. ce dentad aailrd'tionVi'l d-spatrh. may be aonoul.ad inNo.lly.. V.? Mjo?fid*ai?llr. ? ,1U No- 5 NorUn Mmi[, Albanr+Ke L<wk Hospital, in Am*ri?n the only Philan'.hropn- Inatirniion . ubluhed, undrr uia banurn auapirrt of th? calabmuH Dr Cookr. at No. J Norton at. Albany, N. Y., for tha ralraf andconvanitiicacf iha unfortunate, it rrputrd at he beat twInn, riuni lor the comfort and certain reeosery of the inralida. At this Idfirmary pttirntt haTS tht rrry best medical eUeodat.ee. including board and ""rami, which ?ery mamally fterliiataa mutual approbation; anj Dr I'ooke, the humane lound ,r of to desirable a retwat and (.crod eacurity. resides on tho premises, the moat incraduloua there may repoee thaar "tmna ronftdence?feel at home?pnraaa th*'' ",nV STooatPiM?and Ai?y tha aociaty of parhap, the m " eminent physician aa wall at the mot- bei?e*olent nan of tha agy.?fiwrsoaaw. mb?f, Dr. Cookr ittdii'1 p#r?0?0llf to hit piUtfttl. otf 1?#J . A .

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