Newspaper of The New York Herald, January 15, 1843, Page 1

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TH Vol. IX.?No. 15.?Whole No. To the Public. In congratulating our reader*, patron*, advertisers and the public in general, on the gloriou* advent of the birth day of our Lord and Savior, we sincerely assure them ot the feelings of gratitude that we leel for the unexampled support and patronage extended towards the Herald, not only during the last year, but ever since its establishment in May, 1836. In the space of time that has elapsed since the organization of this establishment, no newspaper ever passed through such a fiery trial of attacks, abuse, libels, and atrocious calumnies, as we have experienced. Yet in the midst of such misrepresentation, we have prospered to our heart's content, and overcome every obstacle made to our ?- progress. We have at this moment, the largeit, the best, aii d the most respectable circulation of any newspaper in New York?and our advertising patronage is so great, that we have' difficulty to find room for the favors of our generous patrons. In proof oi this we annex the following documents, which speak to the mind at once New You* Herald ) Sun Office, N. Y.,) J Office, Nov. 1, 1812. J Aug. 29, 1842. ) Messrs. Persse A Brooe* : Mr. H. V. Butler :? (- Oestlchrn :? hir .? i' Please to deliver at the Please deliver at the Sun Herald Office, New York Office, N. Y-, fire hundred Seven hundred and fifty reams of paper per week, for reams per week of the small six months from the 1Mb of siied paper 23 >432? for the October, 1842, to he of this Daily Herald. quality, site and weight, the Also 60 reams per week of same to be paid for in cash the large sized 82 >446 for the every two weeks. Weekly Herald,for one year M. Y. BEACH, from this date, to beof quali- 1 accept the above order, ty equal to this spectuieL - and agree to furnish the paPayments to be made each per accordingly. week in cash, in full for that H. V. BUTLER, week. Aug. 31,1842. BJAME8 O. BENNETT. Witness, M. S. Beach We accent the above order and will deliver it as directed. *. PERSSE A BROOKS, PUnf INo. 61 Liberty street, James Rowe, e Samuel Beman, \ Witnesses. It has been well known that the Sun newspaper, in consequence of its cheapness, had for several years the largest circulation in New York. This circulation, from obvious causes, has diminished very much of late, and is now ^ hardly half of what it has been in former years. As a natural consequence, its advertising patronage has diminished in a like ratio, as may be seen by looking at its columns. The evidence of the decline in its circulation is exhibited in the contract with Mr. Butler, published by Mr. Beach himselt, as contrasted with our contract made withPerise A Brooks. Now, Mr. Butler, like Persse A Brooks, is a highly respectable man, and a good paper manufacturer? although the paper he furnishes to the Sun is of a cheaper, and ol course a worse quality than what we have invariably used for the Heiald. It is evident from these contracts, that we consume about one-third more paper per week than Mr. Beach of the Sun, and accordingly our circulation is, in the same ratio, more extensive. The nature of this circulation is also different. The Bun circulates among the poor principally?but ours among the higher and more educated clas ses?particu larlv the clerical, financial, literary, and commercial. Our advert!ting patronage hat alto increased much?at it mutt naturally do among a buiineaa and intelligent people, capable of teeing their beit and truest interests. By inspecting the Sun, it will be seen that whole columns consist of old advertisements, stuck in to fill np space? while other columns contain silly love stories, instead ot the important news of the day, which they seldom publish till the day after. These are the facts ?but we do not blame Mr. B each fo this decay. Necessity compels him?and necessity has no law. He has neglected his newspajier entirely for the last two years?and has turned his attention, probably to what he thought abetter business. His place has been changed into a broker's office, for shaving Jacksonville notes, Ulster notes, and Malone notes, all known under t the name of" Beach leaves." He has also united with the business of a " money changer," that of a small shop for the sale of the cheap literature of the day. Probably he 1 has run into these two kinds of business in anticipation oi the setting of the Sun, which has suif'ered awfully of late from the combined energy of the other penny and two-penny press, in collecting early news. These facts present the true state of the case to the public. There can be no mistake in the documents ot Mr. Butler and Messrs. Pertse fc Brooks?and henceforth the public will know the cause why the Herald has become the principal organ for the cash business advertising in New York We leave all the credit business to the Wall street press. For the favors we have received we return our thanks, and hope by our industry and independence to merit a continuance hereafter of the like kindnesses, always with the cash in advance. A merry Christmas to all. JAMES GORDON BENNETT. To the Public. THE NEW YORK HERALD-daily newspaper?publiehed every day of the year except New Year's day .and Fourth of July. Price 2 cents per copy?or $7 28 pef annum?postages paid?cash in advance. THE WEEKLY HERALD-published every Saturday . morning?price ty cents per copy, or $3 12 per annum? |K>*tages paid?cash in advance. ADVERTISERS are informed that the circulation of the Herald is over THIRTY THOUSAND, and increasing fast. II hat Ike largtit circulation of any paper in this city, or the world, and it therefore, the beet channel for buthnctt men in the city or country. Prices moderate?cash ill advance. NEW YORK LANCET, published weekly, price 12J cents per single copy?8 cents by the quantity. The price of this valuable periodical has hitherto been too cheap, in comparison to its utility, intelligence, and workmanship. It has, tberelore, been advance ! to St Per annum for one year?$3 lor a half year?or I2j cents per single copy?cash in advance, and pottages paid. REVOLUTIONARY RELICS, or Letters addressed by distinguished men to George Clinton, formerly Governor of New York, during the revolution, and first published by permission of his grandson, Col. Beekman. A beautiful octavo edition in numbers?price "12J cent* each. THE ATHENEUM, a New Monthly Journal or american and koaeion literature, SclENlJE, and the Fine Arts?Each number adorned with a loeautifnl en graving?price only 12^ cents each. PRINTING of all kinds, executed at the not t moderate prices, and in the most elegant style. JAMES GORDON BENNKTT, PaomiCTOR or the Herald Est arlis hment, Northwest cornei of Fulton Nassi iu street*. AOINTS, The following is a list of the agents for tihe Herald, * where subscriptions will be received, and slngi e numbers are found lor sale regularly :? at what slack. aoeists. Boston George W. Reddit % Philadelphia O. B. Zieber. Baltimore W. Tay lor. Washington, D. C G. B Zieber Ic Co. Buffalo, N. V T S. Hawks. New Haven, Conn T. H. Pease. Hartford, Conn J. W Judd. t Albany, N. Y G.Jones. Troy, N. Y H. Green. Lansingb'rg ?t Waterford.N Y. Thomas P. Riclfloni* Newark, N.J D. Smith. Paterson, N.J Matthew Dougherty Norwich, Con Morgan Satford. Rochester, N. Y L- Moore. Catskill. N. Y .Hunting Howe. F.lizabethtown, N. J Samuel Crane. New Brunswick, N. J William Solomon, New Orleans Kellogg A Morgan. St. I.ouis, Mo Woodward k MstfieWs. Charleston Amos Head. Hudson, N. Y George Clare. Augusta, Ga S. A. Holmes Mohi'e, Ala Milton Bollemet. Poiighkeepsie Levi Smith. Trenton J. Raunsley. Pittsburg, Pa Jos. P. Israel. Louisville, Ky.. W. A. llalderaan . Cincinnati, O G. F. Thomas. Wheeling, Vs., J. ||. Thompson A Co. New London, Con L. L. Sp.rry. Newport William A. Fry . Otira J. B. I.oak. Savannah, Ga .....Amos Head. Nashville, Tenn A. Billings. OIOHT SINOINO?Mr. LEACH ai .oonnocs his glasses t ' lor muructioii in niimiiig ami rrailimr mnxr, on the method of Wiihrlm,adapted to the English use \,v Hultah. meet at 169 Broailwsr, wh< re he may he seni tro into II o'clock in the lurenaoii, <ad frnia 1 to 7 iutheevrni nK -p, rmr. i>ei >i? <r* ter, or $l the course of sixty lesions. Puv.ue ltssous on liberal lerms. jy 10 3t*r II LACK ISO tons li ah Hiacfc Marble, lot sale b> ?> ".j, i'khssk v HKI) IKH n,"m rot HOli RATON1C Railroad I xhiuniiiv Notes, wanted at lbe lowest market rates, by dIO Iw r .'jAMES ll'.iJG, 80 Wall sgeet. *? A a - ? E NE NI fOR NEW ORLEANS. LOUISIANA AND NEW YORK LINE OK PACKETS. Eoi the better accommodation of ihippera, it i? intended to leapatch a >hip from tliia ?ort on the lit, 5th, 10th, lilli. 20th, aud !5th ol each mouth, coin riicink the 10th October auu continuum until May, when regular days will he appointed for the remainder of the year, whereby great delays and disappointment! will he i revented during the summer muuiha. The followium hipi witi commence this arraugt mailt r Ship YAZOO, Captain Cornell. Ship OCONEE, Captain J.icksou. Ship MISSISSIPPI. Captain Milliard. Ship LOUISVILLE, Captain Hunt. Shi,. SHAKSI'KARE, Captain Miner. Ship GASTON, Captain Latham. Ship HUNTSVILLe. Captain Mum ford. Ship OCMULGEE, Captain Leavitl. Ship NASHVILLE, Captain Dickinaou Sliip MEMPHIS. Cuptain Knight. Sldp LOUISA, Captain Mulfonl. These ships were .ill ouiu iu uie eny 01 iim i ui>, espies* for packets, are of light draft of water, have recently been wly Coppered and pur in splendid order,with accommodations (or |>asseiiKers uneijualled tor comfort. They are commanded by experienced masters, who will make every exertisu to give jeueral satisfaction. They will at all tunes be towed up and down the Mississippi b>; stramDoats. Neither the owners or. captains of these shi|>s will be lespousiOle for jewelry, bullion. precious stones, silver or plated ware, or for any Utters, parcel or iiackage, sent by 9 ipott on board ol them, unless regular bills of .adiug are taken for the same ,tud the valne theteon expressed. For freight or passage, apply E. K. COLLINS St CO.. W South sL. or HULLIN Ik WOODRUFF, Ageu{ in New Orleans, who will promptly forward all (roods to their address. The snipe of this line are warranted to sail punctually as advertised, and great care will be taken to have the goods correctly measured. 014 NEW LTSE" OF LIVERPOOL PACKETS. Tn ailfrom New York oil the 25th and Liverpool on the IJtt. iif each ninth. M. M. M. From Nkw York. Ship GARRICK, Captain Wm. Skiddy. 25th Octolmr. Shin ROSCIU8, Captain John Collins, 25th November. Ship S1DDONS. Cantaiu E. B. Cobb, 25th December. Ship SHERIDAN, Captain F. A. Depeyster, 25Ui January. From Livkhpool. Ship 81DDONS, Captain E. B. Cobb, 13th October. Ship SHERIDAN.iCaptain F. A. l)< neyster, 13th Novem'r. Ship GARRICK, Captain Wm. skiddy, 13th December. Ship R.OSCIU8, C-tjilain Jolm Collius, Dili January. These i hips are all ol the first class, upwards of 10M t: ns, built iLthe city of New York, with such improvements ft scombine great speed with unusual comfort for passengers. Every care has been taken in the arrangement of their accommodations. The price of passage hence is $100, for which ample stores w ill be provided. These ships are epmmanded by experienced masters, who will make every exertion to give general satisfaction Neither the captains or owners of the shi|is will be res|>onsible for at y letters, |iarcelt or packages sent by them, unlets regular b: lit of lading are signed therefor. For freight oi past, age, apply to E. K. COLLI NS Ik CO., 56 South St., New York, or to WM. fct JAS. BROWN St CO., Liverpool. Letters by the packets will tie charged 12X cents per single sheet: 50 cents |ier ounce, ami newspapers I cent each. ol OLD LINE LIVERPOOL PACKETS. r&k. tfjk 'PHE OLiHTnE of P^S^TLiverpoc^^^ffiereafter lie I despatched in the following order, excepting that when the day of s.aling falls on Sunday, the ships will sail on the succeeding day. For New York. For Liverpool. The SOUTH AMERICA, I June 1 July 19 616 tons, < Oct 1 Nov 19 1). O. Bailey, f Feb 1 Mar 19 The ENGLAND, ( June 19 Aug 7 750 tons. \ Oct 19 Dec 7 B.L. Waite. {Feb 19 April 7 Tl.e OXFORD. t Julv 1 Auir 19 800 tous. < Nov 1 Dec 19 J. Ralhbone, f March 1 April 19 The EUROPE, SJnl'r 19 8ePt 7 610 tons. < Nov 19 Jau 7 E. O. M irsh&H ( Mar 19 May 7 The NORTH AMERICA, i Aug 1 Bept 19 618 tous. a Dec 1 Jan 19 A. B. Lowber. ( April 1 May 19 The NEW YORK, C Auk 19 Oct 7 900 tons, < Dec 19 Feb 7 T. B. Cropper.r April 19 June 7 The CAMBRIDGE, C Bept 1 Oct 17 860 tons, a Jan 1 hi 17 W. C Barstow.f May 1 June 19 The COLUMBUS, I Sept 19 Nov 9 700 tons, a Jan 19 Mar 9 G. A. Cole. (May 19 Ju|y 7 Punctuality, a? legards tlie day of sailing, wiil be observed aa heretofore. The price of passage outward is now fifed at One Hundred Dollars. Tor which ample stores of everv description will be provided, with the exception ol wines and liquors, winch Will be furnished by the stewards. GOODIIUK St CO., 61 South st., C. H. MARSHALL, 38 Burling-slip.N.Y. ie?4 lvh BARING BROTHERS k CO.. L'pool. TAPSCOTT'S GENERAL PASSAGE OFFICE, 4S PECK BLIP, NEW YORK. is. dm The subscribers beK to call 'the attention of their friends and the public generally, to their superior arrangements for bringing out passenger* from, and remitting money to, any pW of England, Ireland, Scotland or Wales, in tnv magnificent packet ships, comprising the " NEW LINE OF LIVERPOOL PACKETS," VIZ.:Ship ROSClUS, Capt. Collins. 8hip 8IDDONS,Captain t.obb. Ship SHH.RIDAN, Captain Depeygter. Ship GARRICK, Captain Skid Iy. New ship HOTtINGUER, Captain Bnraley. Ship SOUTHERNER, Captain Woodhouse. Ship ROCHESTER.Captain Palmer. New ship LIVE.RPOOL. Captain El dredge. Sailing twice etery mouth; ind with the" UNITED LINE," composed of superior first class American ships, sailing every ten days, will make five ships iu eaeh month throughout tinyear, (or one every six days) thereby pievculing the possi nitty of unnecessary detention. Passages direct front Loudon, Bristol and Greenock to New Yoik Alsofiorn Liverpool to New Orleans. Mobile, Sevan nali, Charleston. Philadelphia, Boston and Baltimore, and the vano s pors in British North America, can at all times be engasrd on liberal terms. Persons wishing to send for their friends, will not fail to see the advantages to be derived from seleetiug this line in preference to any other, aud they may rest assured that unusual care will be taken to make .lie passage agreeable, ike ships being fitted up with au eye solely to the comfort of passengers. In all cases where the parties sent for decline Cuming, the money will be refunded w ithout any deduction, as usual. A free passage Irom the sannus seaports of Ireland aud Scotland can also be secured. The regular pai liels for which the subscribeis are agents. sail as follows, vir -?To and from London on the 1st, lOlh.nnd 20th of each mourr. To aud front Liverpool oa the 1st, 7lh, i3ch, 19'h, and ?ilh of each month New Orleans, Mobile, Savannah, au Charleston, weekly throughout the season. REMITTANCES. Persons in the country wishing to send money to their friends by eucloeiug the sum they wish sent, with the name aud address of the parties to receive it, m.y rely on a draft for the amouslt being forwarded per firU picket, after the receipt tnereoi", ?nd an acknowledgement for the same returned per DrafUa,* sight, for any amount, are payable on demand, without discoun' or any o:hi r charge, at the National and rrovin cial Binks of Ireland aud branches, Eastern Bank ?< Scotland, Greenock, and their branches, Messrs. James Rult, Son (kCo., Bankers, Loudon, Exchange and Discount Bank, Liverpool, anil IU every pnnci|.?? iowu ??i urnii DM mil aim irrmnu. Fnrther pirticuUw made known on application, if by letter, post paid, to . _ _ d5v r W, tk J. T- TAPSrQTT, 4 i Peck Slip, N. York. M M. M, M 1^cm|,.ts KOinHBSf.lLrK??The undermentioned ihiiw will be legularly dispatched from hence and from Marseille* ou the lit of each month during the year, thus? From Nc w York. Marseilles. MINERVA, Capt Brown, N .v 1. Jtu 1 H'RYTHOMPSON, Uap Sylvester, Dec I. Feb I COURIER, Cant Dugan, Jan I. Marl TRF.8COTT, Capt Lawrence, Feb 1. Apt I HELLESPONT, Capt Adaui?, Marl. May I COR10LANU8, Cap Hails, Apl I. Jnn I They are all conprrea and copper faateued.aud have excellent accommodations for pisseugers Tlie price of cabin pasaage will be $1041, exclusive of Wines and liquor*. Good* addressed to BOYD St HINCKEN, the a gents, will be forwarded free of other barge* than those actually paid. Foe freight or passage apply to O. BROOM A CO., or to o22r BOYD A HINCKEN. Agent* spring arrangement for 1843. M M M ollttstablishett emigrant fa.wge offioe. No. 61 SOUTH STREET, N. Y. DAS8AOF. to and from Ore u B itain and Irelud hy the reI ?nlar line of packets, sai nig on the 1st, 7th, 11th, Hthaud 25lh o' < aeh month. The old Black Ball line of packets are as follows:? Ship NEW VOBK. C?pi*in Cropper, " CAMBRIDGE, Captain Birstow, " COLUMBUS. Ctplani Cole, " EL HOPE, Captain Furber, " SOUTH AMEBIC\, Captain Bailey, " NORTH AMERICA. 4'aptain Lowber, " EM1LAN D. Csptain Waite, " OXFORD, Captain Rathbone. The Commercial L>ue is rompoied of lorty superior, fast sailb'K ahips, all enmiaaii led by mi n nl nr.iat experience. First rl iss slop* will al o he dcspsiencd Irom Liverpool to Boston, New Orleans ami Mobile, three times |ier month; to Ralti more, Charleston and Savannah, twice a month; to fh? tliireient ports in Bntisli Ninth America weekly. 1 he subscriber, in making known his arrangements far (lie year 184 1, begs to "*11 the attention of those persons residing in the Uuirrd Stales and Canada, Who w ish to send l?r their frienda to come Iro ii England, Ireland, Meotlandaud Wales, that they can al ways he accoinmc dated by tnr lim ol lueket ships sailing a? above; and in order to give more f.ic Isty and quick despaicn to the rmigmut, nrst class wt I'-knowu Anirncau ships, comprising the Commercial Line will, in addition to the pickets, he L'eapi?tched by hi* Liverpool agents, every thtee or foarims ill.'""* iFv season, thereby avoiding any detention Those a(i, ding for their friends may rest assured dial every thing connects d f'h his hnsiness will be executed who his usual promp *nnss With thesestrangemrnts the subscriber hot>es to cominai/d a preference for this line, and a eontiiinaiion of the public p. 'lroiiage who h Ins been so lilorilly U stoUeo for many y> ar> !??*': aud in all cases when parties ileeline coming ill-money i.' refund, d, as customary; a free passage ran dsn be secured bv steamboats from llie diHiresl porta m Irelaini and Hmtlsnd to Liverpool. Remittances au'l Drafii?With ngitd to his arrangements for the i syment of i?i* draft*, they are snrh as to warrant every satisfaction, mid are p'ld at all the banking house* on tie maud, tlironvhout iiieai B, oai'1 and Ireland. 'those prisons, therefore, ihroughout die Unit" d Aljle, who wish to remit money to their trienns residing in any part of th. Unired K invdnm, will pie se nonce on the receipt oi 'he imoillil here, Willi n inr , "tl olilrt s? of the parry lo receive it, a draft for llie amount it he rale of $6 per pound sterling, will b" forward, .I per strain ship* or by fn'lt P'ckrt llilp and a receipt ,?e duplicate of sum re turned through the ixwt office. For ItullUr psiliculariapply, III by Inter post paid) in JOHN IIK RDM AN, 61 South street, or J ?t W. IIi'111 N >()Si, Goree I'laixi., and Neptune M. Waterloo Dock, Liverpool. In Scotia'id? M< ?sr? Daniel Wnaln jg Glasgow. In Irelaud?Dinuis U. Uuv, Esq., w?i,|llj; \iessit. Joseph Allen A Cp , Belfast; Mr. Win. Cairns, Londondt nry; A. Mne ray. Esq , Coik. d2Jec ifiL WANTED?A slip. lor ~ SmBmrn Houlk tvrft. 5j7RU? W TO SW YORK, SUNDAY MO NEW JERSEY RAILROAD AND TRANS PORTATION COMPANY. NEW YORK AND NEWARK.^ (from toe 1 net ol Ceurtlrnadt ttreet, New York. (L>elV dav?Suuil.iy mie(ited.) Leavei New York Leavei Newark At 9 A. M. At i P.M. At 7)4 A. M. At IH P. M. 11X do 4 do. a do. 3>t do. 4 54 do. 9 do. 6 do. 7 do. 11 19 do. ON SUNDAYS. Krorn the foot ot Courtlaodt ifreet. Leave New York, Leave Newark. At 9 A. M. and P M. At iw P. M. and 10 P. M. NEW YORK, ELIZABETH TOWN, Leave New York. Leave Elizabeth Town. 9 A. M. 7 A. M. 2. P. M. ?U A.M. 2J4 ," ioT< A. M. 4* P. M. 1>4 M. i r. M. rtVt " The trains for Wesllield, Plaintield. Bouiidbrook, Bmncrvitic, Ike., connect with the 9 A .M, 2 and 4)g P M train* Irom New York, daily, Suudavs excepted. Kare between New York and Elizabeth Towu26 ceuti. Fare betwecli do and Somerville. 75 cents. VlfW YORK. 11AHWAY AND NEVfr BRlfNHWICK. Kare reduced, k rom the loot of l iberty itreet, daily. Leaie New York. Leave New Brunswick. At 9 A. M. At 5W A. M. 3K P. M. 7>2 ' 4% " !2* " 9 P. M. On Mondays the 54< and IA.M. rni<t from New Brunswick aud P. M. train front New York, are minted. % Kare between New York aud New Uruuswick, ">j cents Railway, 50 cents The lire in the 5)J and A. M. train from New Brunswick. and si!* and fS M. train from New York, lias been re luceil. New York and New Hnitrswirk, to 50 cents. " at.4. Rahway to 37X. " i'.issengnis who procure their tickets at the ticket office, re eeive a ferry ticket gratis. Tickets are received by the con Inctor only ou the uay when purchased. ill I 3ir> " WfNTER ARPX\GT5M>rRY! gg&mm&k NEW YORK A N OTlTl I. Af) K. LPH1A ifA11.ROAD LIN E DIRECT. Vi-i Newark, New Brunswick, Princeton, Trenton, Borden town and Burlington. THROUGH IN SIX HOURS. Leave New York, from the loot of Libeity street, daily, at 9 A M and 43( P M. Tne morning t.-ne proceeds to Bordeutowu, Irom thence by stenmboat to Philadelphia. The Evening Line proceeds direct to Camden, (opposite Philadelphia) without change ol cars. Passengars will procure their ticket* at the office foot ol Liberty street, where a commodious steamboat will be in readiness*. with baggage crates on board. Philadelphia baggage crates are conveyed from city to cue, without being opened by the way. Each train is provided with a Ladies Car, in which are apartments and dressing rooms expressly for the Ladies use. Returning, the lines leave Philadelphia Iroin the foot ol Chestnut street by railroad from (Janideu, at 9 o'clock A M,and 5 o'clock, I' iM. The Lines lor Baltimore, leave Philadelphia at 7 A M, sud 4 P M, being a continuation of the lines from New York. *28 3m* r DAILY PACKAGE-EXPRH 88 ('All K5IT ALBANY, TROY, AND BUKFALO. easia gg?e?afe?w3JH By the Housalonic Kail Koad, running through Irom tins City to Albany in Twelve H mrs. Leaves at 7 o'clock in the morning. The subscriber* have tnaJe arrangement* with the Housatoni Hail Read Company, to tun an Express Car (exclusively for our own purpose) daily, over their road with the passenger train, running through to Albany in twelve hours, ami arr now prepared to receive and forward at low rates. Specie, Bank Notes, Packages, Bales and Cases of (roods, die., for any of the above named or intermediate places. Will attend pro.nptly to the collection and payment of bills, uotes, drafts and accounts, and such oilier business as may be entrusted to tneir care. d2r POMEROY It CO. a Wall sweet. New York. PUbLEN & COPP's PsSSSl MA N E W YORK, A LBAN v] TKOl AND MOTS Til K.AL EXPRESS. Mrun. Harndm & Co. having disposed of their route from New York to Albany and Troy, the subscribers, the old conductors of Harndeu & Co'i Northern Express, from New York, will contiuue to run as heretofore .leaving New York, Albany and Troy, Daily , and connect at Troy with Jacoha' Montreal Express, and will forward specie, Bank Notei, Packages. Bundles,Cases of Goods. Sir., to any place between New York and Montreal, and throughout the Canada's. Also East, from Troy and Albany to Boston, and West from Albany to Buffalo. All business entrusted to their charge will be promptly attended to. Particular attention will be paid to the colleciioa of notes, drafcs, acceptances, Sic., and prompt returns made lor the same, PULL EN St COPP. Offices?Pnllen Si Copp, 2K Wall street, New York. Thos. Hough, It Exchange, Albany. A U. Filkms, 228 Kiver street, Troy, 8. Jacob's Exchange Court. St Paul st, Montreal. REFERENCES. New York. Acbsn*. Tuot. Prime, Ward St King, E J. Humphrey, Juo. I'ayue, Jacob Little, St Co., Thos. (sough. P. Weils, Johu T. Smith, St Co.. 8. K. Stow, Pepoon St Hoffman, C. 8. Douglass, Car|?uter St Vermilye, F. Leake Houkhtou St Co. Drew, Robinson 8t _ _ _D-i NEW YORK AND BOSTON KAIL ROAD LINE. Via Norwich sixd WUOIITU Raicrosds. Composed of the following superior steamers nilining in connection with the Norwich St Worrester and Worcester Si Boston Rail Roads? WORCESTER, Capt. J H. Vandcrbilt. NEW HAVEN, Capt. J. K. Dustan. CLEOPATRA, Capt . On anil aflei Monday, Nov.21st,this line will be run tri-wcekly, leaving New York, Tuesdajs, Thursdays and Saturdays only, at 4 I'. M. The ncw^and splendid steamhiLl NEW HAVEN, I'aptaiD J. K. Dustan, will bare every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday afternoon, at 4 o'clock. Passengers lor Boston will be forwarded immediately on the arrival of the above boats at Norwich, and will proceed without change of cars or baggage. For farther information, enquire at the office of D. B. ALLEN, 39 PecK slip, upstairs. All persons are forbid trusting any one on account of the above boats or owners. ?8r BRITISH AND NORTH AMERICAN KM HAL MAIL STEAM SHIPS, Of 1200 tans and 440 horse power each. Under contract with the Lords of the Admiralty. BRITANNIA, J. Hewitt, Commander. CALEDONIA, E. O. Lott, do ACADIA, A. Ryrie do COLUMBIA, E. C. MiMer, R N do Will sail from Boston, via Halifax. from sostois. from liverfooi.. Britannia, Hewm, Jan 1 S Caledonia, L?tt, Feb I Jan 4 Acadia, Rvrie, Mar I Feb 4 Columbia, Millet, Ap'l I Mir 4 Passage Money?From Boston to Livorpoal, $13^?Boston to Halifax $20. These ships carry rspenenced surge-one. No Berths secured nntil paid for. Note.?Merchandize and Specie (except for personal ei reuses) shinned under the name of luggage will h? charged ai frt-ignl, and liable to Custom House Regulations. Apply to >6y r \)._ BRjUHAM. JR.. No. I Wa1l-st._ d'l Al hN ISLAND FbitKY. Foot of Whitehall street On and after Dec. 3d, the steamer STATEN ISLANDER, w-ll run .is lollowa, nu'il further uotice :? LEAVE STATEN ISLAND. NEW YORK. IK A M, 9A.M. 10 I2H 2P. M. 3M P. M, H3r _ _ _iV REGULAR OPPOSITION TO CATS & ITt-t, Js KILL, and intern ediate landings, without tow I ; JL^UULlim ei ? R. yolar days Cattakrtl, Mori | iMiiifiua y? inn r nu^ys. piom lipw torn, i ut*i<inya, Thursdays and Ba'.u rdaya.?Fare to or from CatUkill, 50 ccuts. ?Berths 25 Cents?Snppe r 25 cents. The new ind fsst steamer WAVK, Captain Vanderbilt. will le?Ve Robinson at. l>ier Thursday Nov. 17th, at live o'clock. For furth. r particular* impure of the ca. tain on board. By rani.iug on the day*'above named there will b > a daily mm itinni'atioti between Caubill and Sew York (and intermediate place*) lor freight and peaewge it rcdncod price nfr MiAOR BALL, or Old Line LIVERPOOL jgrjWfy Packet*?Regular Packet of 19th of Jauu try.?The SMuttta m guiliceii' faat salting laiorite packet ah'|> SOUTH AMERICA, Capt David (J Biiley, will tail positively on Thursday, the PVh mat., her regular day. fhe accommodation* of this 'avorile and well known line for cabin, 2d cabin and steerage imaseugersarr unsurpassed by any other Parties reluming in the olu country will tind if to their comfort and advan'agc to ?-lee.t lhi? conveyance. For passage, and to aerure goo I heiths, will plea*>- make early application on board, foot of Beeamati street, or to the subscribers, ROCHE BROTHER* h CO., 35 Knlton st, neat door to the Fulton B oik. N. B The South America will sail IroDi Liver|a>ul on the 7th of March?those sending for their relatitea can have ihein brought ont in her, or in any of the Packer* comprising this splendid Line, which tail from (hit imrt punctually on the 7th

and l9th of each Mouth, For I asaoge apply a* above. IE7" The Packet Slop Columbus will succeed the South America and sail for Liverpool on the 1st of February, tier itgalas day. jy 11 r PACKET FOR HAV"KK,?(Se7,,'nd lone)-Tin Ship ST. NICOLAS, John B. Pell, master, will fluDBL sail on thu 'st ol' February. BOl'I) fc HIN' KEV, ivllr_ No 'l Tonrlne Bnildnw, AiSS- KKA'II / NCK fO KMILAMI, IHb.LAND kvrSPV*' OTI. \ "iU ANIl WALES.?Person* proce, d SUmtmm >? ?r " .-ii'liug uio iev Ui any |wit oi the old country , ill tinn s ch'ain torn llive sitbacrib- r< drall* at sij-i , f,n nv am*dint on the itnynl II ink of Ire and and on Me ;r* Present!, Orote, Ames It t,o, Bankeia, London, winch oret. id (ten of discount or aov charge whiUoevi r, in all the priiici|nti lowtiaol ihe Uuittd K ugdeni. For terms, apply or addr< s, if by letter, host haul, to KOCHE BROTHERS tk CO 35 Fulton at, U'-stdor to the Fulton B oik P. S.?The subscribers will as In retofore have a regular lucres t ion id" lir?t el *s Amen?au ship*, tailing weekly from Liv pool, during the eomi v year 1813. For passage, apt ly aa ilxive _______________ ' PASSAOk POR SAV IN NAM -Firat Reaulsr JrWK I* eke'?The splendid last sailing packet brig O B. MkNttbsLF.MAK.Cspt Sannetmoo, will sail positively on to-morrow, her regular day. having splendid accommodations for cabin, second cabin and steerage passengers. For passage early application should be mife on board, or to W. k J. T. TAP8COTT, j lOi 4) Peck Blip, corner South street. ?RK 1 RNING, JANUARY 15, CI'll lot s EXTK ACTS KKOM LONOW.N PAPKU1. MIimvIiik the ProftreHs and Philosophy of th? ftfc'i In London, In (iamblliik, Bankrupt, cy, Potlticul Liberty, Mcsiiitti U111 and .Me dlclnc. MISS MAKY ANN WAI.KKK's LSCTDRB ON CHARTISM. East evening another attempt was made to renovate ihe exhausted condition of the treasury of the National Charter Association, the "Victim Fund,' bring no longer able to victimise the industrious laboring population ot the metropolis, by the exhibition ot Miss Mary Ann Walker, in the capacity ol public lecturer on Chartism. The lecture was announced to take place in (lit hallo! i lie National (Sturgeite !) Association, it High flolborn, at eight o'clock precisely, at the small charge ot three pence to the pit, and, coutrarj to usual practic , sixpence to the gallery. The ex hibition was what is technic illy termed a lut, lot although the upper regions were very thinly attend ed, the pit presented a goodly show, curiosity rathei than sympathy lor the cause espoused being evident ly the attraction. After tremendous uproar, Miss Mary Ann Walkei made her appearance accompanied by Miss Emma Matilda Miles, Miss Clara Cleopatra Susannah Inge, and one or two others of the she-Chartists, abou hall-past eight o'clock, and Mr. Wji, Balls was called to the chair. He oh served lie felt deeply honored at being culled on ti preside on such an occasion?an interesting occa sion he would say, for it was to hear the glorioui fundamental principles of the people's Charter ad vocated and explained by one of the suiter and bet ter sex (cheers and laughter.) Much praise wni due to Mi>* Walker and Miss Inge tor coming lor ward maul ally in the cause of liberty (hear, cheers and astonishment.) He begged to assure the as sembl v this was her first exhibition in public, ant therefore he thought she was entitled to a very grea deal of indulgence. The Chairman concluded b) introducing MissMauv Ann Walker ?The young lady bow ed very gracefully to the loud applause which greet ed bar, hut exhibited at the same time that "shrew ish" disposition which distinguished itself through out her discourse towards the direction from whicl some few hisses emanated. The noise having sub sided, she commenced by saying she felt it was i bold thing in her to step out of what was called i "woman's domestic duties," but if any one presen dared foquestiou her right she wouia answer tha nothing but her country's wrongs could have in duced her to have stepped into the arena ot politics strife and become a public woman?(cries of "bra vn" from the men, and clapping of hands from tin "ladies.") If there was any one present hold enougl to enquire why she left her proper province, Hh< woujd answer?in obedience to her country's rail? (derisive laughter from the galleries, vnoiterou cheers from the pit, and waving of handkerchiefs 01 the platform for some minutes) She would con tend that woman had an equal right with man t raise her voice when half the people were sturvins and women were compiled to make shirts at a pen ny each, or 6d per day, and all on account of th cursed black pension list. Miss Walker here in dulged the company with reading an account of th sums awarded to royalty, and having adverted t the amount expended yearly for wine and spirits, e* pressed no surprise that the Prince of Wale's nurs got drunk (roars of laughter and signs of diaapprc bation.) A gentleman in the gallery suggested that Mis Walker should keep to the question of the Chartei and not abuse the aristocracy. Miss Walker, casting at him a withering eompanied by Chartist vociferations of "Turn bin out I" "Pitch him over!" declared she woult meet him after the lecture was concluded. The Chairman said, it he heard any more of thosi foolish interruptionshe should have the disturber un Ceremoniously kicked out : that was the late uei-son who attempt to interrupt Chartist lecturers may ex l>eet to meet Captain Atcherley?Yes, pitch hiin out; and I'n the boy that'll do it. Miss Mary Ann Walker then proceeded, andenu merated the various points of the People's Charier which she declared to be the panacea for every thing. Was it not monstrous that even the soldier and sailors, who were the producers of all the wealtl of the country (!) had no vote at all 7 She deelaret universal suffrage to be no good without the ballot for there were many manufactories which employ ed 71(0,000 or M|K),(WK) workmen (loud cries of "Wal ker")? and if they had not the ballot the niaste could do with them as he liked ; and for them t< have a system which would permit bribery would b< lost like her (Miss Walker) going to market ant buying " a pig in a poke" (roars of laughter ) Mi? Walker was quite shocked at the conduct of the ina gisirate in committing a girl to jail because she re I used to go through the men's bed-rooms. Tht Bench came equally under the lash. i?he deelurei the Whigs and Tories crucified the |ieople, and de nounced the press for calling her and her female col leagues " hen Chartists." She concluded by de daring that she was ready to answer any gentlemai quest ions he might put to her, as well as those of tht soul-inspiring association to which she had the lion or of belonging. Miss Walker made 1 curtesy caused the majer part ot a glass of something to dis a pear, and sat down. M'. Tootkk (a gentleman in the body of the meet ing) put several questions to Miss Walker, whicl *ere answered principally by Captain Atcherly, ant gave very little satisfaction either to the questione or the meeting. Miss Miles moved a vote of thanks to Miss Mar; Ann Walker, which was not seconded, and ver; feebly responded to, and the meeting separated il great disorder. Court of Bankruptcy. Satcroay, Dec. 3. Before. Mr . Commissioner FonOWnque. in re lord hijntinutowkk ll will be recollected that in the bankruptcy of thi nobleman, which created such immense sensation n the discounting circles, in consequence of the extra ordinary disclosures elicited when his lordship ap peared on his last examination, he was remanded |c two months to allow time for full inquiry. Thiawa the first of a series of meetings appointed to invest gate the several transactions connected with hil which had passed from his lordship into second an third parties' hands, and for which he alleged he r* oeived little or iio consideration. Lord Hnntingtower came up in custody o| the o ficersof the Queen's Bench, where he is at preser incarcernted at thesuii of several bill creditors ] is expected that he will shortly be released, stej>shax ing already been taken on the part of some of in detaining creditors to arrange for proof under hisei tate, rather than keep him longer in confinemeni (lis debts and liabilities are stated to be about 225 001 If., and there will be scarcely a shilling for the ere ditom. Mr. Angel, of the firm of Angel and Caoper, o Chancery Lane, was the partv whose examinatio: occupied the court the whole day. He was protect ed bv Mr James. Counsel also appeared for Lon Hnntingtower. Mr. Nias, attorney to the estate, conducted thepx amination. Mr Angel said the first transaction he had will Lord Hnntingtower was in June, l&fl; he was in 'rodneed by Captain Byng for business purposes, hi: Icrdship at that time wanting to raise money. Hi f\1r Anirul X ull.u nl \tf P L . A\ ..... ' (I lour bills for 1000/. in total amount, lot which hit lordship received 860/. The next transaction was we (the firm u! Angel and Cooper) applied to the General Reversionary Office for 10,000/. We wer? unsuccessful in consequence of reports that were a boat concerning his lordship. The transactionswt had with his lordship were entered in our cash book which can and shall be produced. To the best ol rm recollection I received two hills ol exchange in ad ditjon to the 1000/. worth of bills before mentioned I wish to say that these bills were our own transactions with his lordship. We discounted them. One of them whs for 575/., and the other for 1000/. The hill for 575/. is in the hands of Mr Moss I)avts at trustee for us ; the other bill tor 1000/. I don't know what has become of it, but believe Mr. Coniier cat tell What consideration did vou give lor the two 1 mentioned bills, and when 1 I'ive hundred imunde was given by us to Lord Huntingtower, and we can prove that we gave ,"?7ft/., the amount ol the bill, tt. obtain the money. Our obieot was not to make a profit of it Did you give the bankrupt any more than the .ri00/. vou mentioned for the two hills ol lotto/, and 575/ ! Ver, most decidedly HflO/, was given by us to his lordship. Do you mean to gay that you have given to the bankrupt ?890 in a ldition*1o the ?500 vou have mentioned lor the two last mentioned hills ol exchange ! Most distinctly yes; the ?1,000 bill we made no profit Upon. I wish to explain that the bill ol ?1,(00 forms part of tiie warrant of attorney taken from Ins lordship at the time a settlement ol accounts took place between us, and when Mr Itowen attended as his lordship's solicitor. I wish also to add that we took a bond of indemnt'y from Lord Huntingtower to hold us harmleas for putting our names to the bills lor lua lordship's accommodation, and in contemplation of becoming liable as drawers (if bills ol exchange not to exceed <?5,000. That bond of indemnity is in the hands of Mr. Moss IERA 1843. Davis. In consequence of our want of confidence in hia lordship thin wan not carried further than the ' ?575, consequently the pidgment for ?10,000 st.indti in fact only to secure the ?575. Have you obtained from hin lordship any other bond or warrant o| attorney than those already mentioned 1 Yes: in addition to the warrant of attorney, bearing date December 13, 1811, filed in , the Court of Queen's Bench, with a defeasance to l?ay ?1,712 12s. 2d., we bad previously obtained a mortgage from his lordship lor 3,tttH, and an agreej inent to assign the money that was paid into the Court of Queen's Bench, amounting to about ?2,htm That agreement was tendered by me t? Lord lluntingtower upon his pledge to return the same to me I in a quarter of an hour. His lordshtn did not re't turn that agreement, but 1 am almost sure tore bis ' name from it. At all events we could not obtain ' possession of that agreement, and, on the intercession of Mr. Mows Davis, who was in the same house, we consented to take an agreement to assign onethird of the money in court, Mr. Moss Davis taking two-rhirtfs of such funds upon a fresh grant drawn by Mr Alexander. I took no other deed except the deed signed by Mr. Moss Davis in pursuance of 1 (tie agreement made. ! Have you not obtained trom his lordship asmiinv as three other warrants of attorney 1 I do not think for a moment that we have. I cannot recollect any other. II we had thrv were included in the last ' warrant of attorney alluded to, attested by Mr. Bowen, which includes all we claim for against his lordship Mr Niaa then pursued a course of examination to show the foundation of this warrant of attorney, | which lie contended was obtained from the bank rupt when under the influence of fear of arrest on the charge of obtaining money under false pre} tences, which he asserted Messrs Angel and Cooper . proposed to prefer against him in consequence <>l alleged false representations regarding his propertics, on which they say they made their advances to him. It was at the residence of the Countess Dysart that this warrant of attorney was signed hy his lordship, who, though not advised to do it, but to take the consequences of any supposed delui' quency, wassoalarmed at the idea of being taken before a magistrate on such a charge, that he refused to take the advice of his solicitor. Of this course of examination a point of law was * raised whether the Court had the power to examine a witness on such a question as the creation of his warrant of attorney when he did not appear as a creditor to prove against the bankrupt's property. The Court took time to consider the doubt raised, and therefore further proceedings are for the present e adjourned. Court of Rxcliequcr. Saturday, Dec. If. (Sittings at Nisi 1'rius, before Lord Abingev and a Special s Jury.) 0 smith v. bond. ' This was an action to recover certain penalties 0 under the 10th of Ann, tor playing At a certain game !? called hazard. The statute enacted that all persons < who lost money at gaming were entitled to recover e it back by an action at law, provided they brought i* it within three months alter their loss ; but in the e event ol their failing to do so, any common infor0 mer could bring the action, and whatever penalties lie recovered, one moiety was to he his, and the p other was logo to the poor of the parish where the ' offence was committed, the penalties being the sum lost and three times its amount. M Mr. Thewiger. Mr. Kelly, and Mr. Lush were for '? the plaintiff ; Mr. Piatt, Mr. Richards, Mr. Clarkson, and Mr. Butt conduced the defence. Mr. Lush opened the pleadings, and stated that > the declaration contained ten counts, to all of which 1 the defendant pleaded not guilty. Counsel on the part of the defendant requested ? that the witnesses on both sides should not be in court during the proceedings, which being acceded s to? Mr. Thksimbr addressed the jury on the part of the plaintill, and after pointing out the penalties of t the statute, said, without going into details, he would call witnesses bpfore them to prove the infraction of it by the defendant. . Mr. Benjamin Thompson examined hy Mr. Kelly - ?I know the defendant, Mr Joseph Bond ; I was * in his employment in the month of June last ; he J kept a house in St. James's street, known as tfie I " Junior St. James's Club." There was much play > at French hazard there; it was carried on in a room on ttie Keotia tioor, when- there was a table for play ; the defendant occasionally superintended ; r in his absence 1 did ; the play was carried on mostly by counters, representing several sums of money ; ' there was a bank, over which a groom porter presi' ded ; his duty was to call the m nn and chance, and * to receive and give money ; his name was Norton ; there was also another person of the name of Starkie who assisted ; he is the defendant's (Mr. Bond's) ' ne|i|iew ; the game of French hazard is played with ' a dice and box. Being asked to explain how the game wa? played, he said?" If, for instance, a player calls a mam of seven, and throws five. Ire continues to throw until he either throws seven or 1 five; if he throws the former first, the bank draws in the money ; and if the latter, the caster or throw' er ; but if he throws crabs he throws out. ' (Laugh> ter) Lord Abinoek?Pray what are crabs ? Witness?My lord, crabs are when you throw deuce, ace, or noes, and then the bank wins. 1 rc1 collect a Mr. Hreddell coming to the club on .lie ' 2d of .Tune, 1341. He played at French hazard, and r lost 71, in cash, and his draft for 200/ He gave me the draft on a slip of paper. 1 waited on him the y following morning, and he gave me a regular printY ed check on his bankers, the amount of which I re1 ceived and paid over to Mr. Bond, the defendant On the 11th of June, 1811,1 recollect Captain Courtnay comi g to the house, and losing 100( in cash, and on the 14th he came again ana lost the same amount in cash, and also his draft on the London and Westminster Bank for 200/ , which I handed over to the defendant, and on the 26th of the same month he returned again, and on that occasion he lost 170/ in cash, and fiis check for 11150/., which were handed over to Mr. Bond. On the 2!!th til ' June Mr. Fitzrov Stanhope came, and lost 5/. in cash 'r and a 50! draft on Henries Ac Co. bankers, St s James street, but I do not know whether it was paid [' or not. On the 10th of August subsequent I recolj lect Mr. Breddell coming again and losing , lor which 1 received his eheck, which was paid the subsequent morning. On the 2.">:h of August the . Marquis ofOonvnglinm came and lost 500/.for which ' he gave his lull to Mr. Bond, which I heard was ! paid, tin the 27th Lord Cantilupe lost 100/, ca-h r 2001, and a bill lor 200/.. which he held of the rfefen " dant. Bond. I 'n the29ta reoeral <'hurchill lost M. '' for which If' gave a draft on his agents, Messrs . Cox and Greenwood, which was paid. On the 3d of December the Marquis ol Couynghnm again vi '* sited the house and lost 500/., tor which he gave his bill. I Crom-examiiwtl?I live at Chelsea on mv own n means. T know not who the plaintiff'is. I have not the slightest interea. in the present enquiry. I know j i person of the name of Fearon. I never applied to him to make false dice. The defendant and I had some differences I sued hint T never i.i ihe pre sence of Mr Massey Sianlev asked a person of the name of Smith to make false dice. The money m liieh ('..infHin Cinirln.iv lout he n iiil in Itanli <>f U'n ~ gland notes. I never was charged with not ;mying over to the defendant the amount of a dinner bill which Captain Dutl paid. I did pay it over to the t defendant in the coffee room, along witli.V. wli.cli Ca(>tain fluff had lost at hazard. Andrew Breddkm., Kh<)., of Baton* square, Pimlico, corroborated the Inst witness, and produced the two cheeks for ?200, which he hail lost at the defendant's house Captain Oourtnay was next called, and stated ' that lie had only visited the house four tunes, and lost several hundred pounds, hu: had no precise re- i collection of losing the particular sum of ?100, as stated in the declaration A clerk from Cox and (freenwood's proved the payment of the ?.j() check, on (lie part of Cener<il ? Churchill, to a person of the name of Sturku , the nephew of the defendant. The Marquis of Conyngh im, Lord Cantilupe, and Mr. Fit/.roy Stanhope were called, and not appearing, ' Mr-PoA-rr addressed the piry on the part of the 1 defendant, and contended that it even they he|ieved ' Thompson, the plaintiff's witness, in point of law he could not recover, inasmuch as the declaration charged il?e defendant with receiving money tor gambling in the parish of Si. James's, whereas the payment of the money took place in the citv, and in requested Ilia lordship to rem rve the His lordship expressed a doubt how fnr tfv point would avail the defendant. Tiie learned counsel having concluded .i most eloquent address, Lord Auinuer most elaborately summed up the evidence. The jury, after half an hour's deliberation, found a verdict for the plamtdl on five founts ill llie declaration, uud fur the defendant oil all the others. The damages, including the penalties, were tor ?:WU8. AMPUTATION WITHOUT THE KNOW!.EOT . ui- fUK PATIENT The follow,ug "account oi ise of successful amputation of the thigh during t.u uerio state without the know ledge of the paticn was rv.ul to i l/D. Pile* Two Cents* lilt- Royal Medical and Clnrurgical Society of Imndou on Tuesday last;? "James Wornhell, aged 12, a laboring ntan, of a calm and quiet temperament, had guttered for a period ol about five yeaiN from a patnlul affection of the lelt knee. On the 21st day of June last, he was admitted into the district hospital at Wellow, near Oll-rton, Notts, no longer able to work, and suffering much pain. It was soon tound that amputation ol the leg, above the knee joint, was inevitable; and it was eventually proposed that it should be performed if possible during mesmeric sleep. "I saw Wombell, for the Hr"i time, on the 9th of September- He was sitting upright upon a bed in the hospital; the only position which he could hear lie complained of great pain from his knee, and ot much excitability and loss of strength.from his constant restlessness and deprivation of sleep; lor he had not, during the three previous weeks, slept more than 2 hours in 70. " In the tirst attempt to mesmerise him, which occupied me 96 minutes, the only effect produced was a closing of the eyelids, with that quivering appear ance peculiar to mesmeric sleep; and, though awake and speaking, he could not raise them, until after the lapse of a minute and a half. " My attempt, th<- next duy, was more successful, and in 211 minutes he was asleep. I continued to mesmerise htm every day, excei t the 18th, until the 24th of September ; his susceptibility srariiiMllv in creasing, so that, on the 2!ld, th'- sleep was produced in four minutes and it half The duration ot this sleep varied ; continuing, generally, lor halt an hour, sometimes for an hour, und occasionally lor an hour and a Imlf; but, with two exceotions (attempt* to convene with him), I invariably found him awakened, though without tiring startled, by the violent pain from his knee, which suddenly recurred at uncertain intervals. " The third time I saw him he wassnfli ring great agony. and distressed even to tears. I commenced by making passes, longitudinally, over the diseased knee ; in five minutes lie felt comparatively rasv ; and on proceeding further to mesmerue him, at the expiration of ten minutes he was sleeping like an iutant- Not only his arms were then violently pinched, but also the diseased leg itself, without his exhibiting any sensation ; yet this limb was so sensitive to pain m Ins natural state, he could not bear even the lightest covering to res' upon it. That night he slept seven hours without interruption. " After constantly mesmerising him for 10 or 12 tla^s, a great change was observed in his appearance. The hue of health returned ; he became cheerful; felt much stronger; was ea-ier, both in mind and body ; slept well, nud recovered his appetite. " (>n the 22d September he was first apprised ot the necessity ot an early amputation The com municationseemed almost unexpected, and affected him considerably. I, this day, tried the experiment ol mestiierising hiin against his will; proceeding liv contact with the hands, charging him particularly to exert bis mind to prevent my affecting him. During the process he occasionally glanced at those near htm, moving his eyes as lie felt inclined, and in 12 minutes and n half passed into mesmeric sleep.? The two or three previous days it had been effected in six minutes. He informed me, subsequently, lie had repeatedly called to mind the intelligence just received, and the torture which he must endure ; but lie soon found the influence irresistible, antl presently lost all consciousness. The anticipated loss of his limb, however, that night destroyed his na tural sleep. Next day, though found still fretting, restless, and in consequent pain, lie was yet, by my touch, asleep in four and a half. "I was then absent, and did not see Wombell tintiithe28tli. He was looking healthy and cheerful; his natural sleep was sound and regular, and his pain soothed and diminished. I was now convinced that the operation might be safely attempted during mestnetic sleep, and with the man's firm consent, it was fixed for the Saturday following. "On the morning of Saturday, the 1st of October, I again mesmerised Wombell, having done so the two previous days. This was done in the presence, of Mr. Wm. Squire Ward, of Wellow (the operator), and two other surgeons; in order that the previous mesmerism might tend, as I believed it would, to render his sleep deeper when again mesmerised for the operation; and also to satisfy them of the state in which he would be, when that time arrived. "He slept an hour; and was aroused by an attempt to converse with him. 1 then showed them my power of affecting any one ot his lunbs, even when tie was quite awake. At my request, he extended his arms, alternately. By making two or three passes over each, without any contact, I so transfixed them, that, from the shoulders to the tips of the lingers, they became as rigid and unyielding as bars ol iron, not to be unbent except by mechanical force, powerful enough to injure the limbs; and yet, instantly relaxing throughout and dropping to his side, from the effect ot my breath alone. His right leg was affected in the same degree; and relief from immediate pain was frequently afiorded, by making similar passes over the diseased one. Though the sensibility of pain was diminished in the limbs than affected whilst awake, it was only during mesmeric sleep I found it totally gone. " A' half-past one o'clock we proceeded to Wombell's room to make the necessary arrangements. From the suffering inflicted by the slightest movement, it was found impossible, without needless torture, to place him upon a table. The low bed, on which lie then lay, was therefore lilted upon a temporary platform. Ten nunutes after being mesmerised, he was drawn, by means of the henclothes beneath him, towards the end of the bed. The movement, however, excited that pain which had so often aroused him before ; and now it did so again. There was something quite excrucia'ing in the suffering winch the state of the knee produced ; for I had seen him, whilst in mesmeric sleep, pricked to some little depth, in other parts of the diseased limb, without being disturbed or conscious ol it. To preclude the necessity of any further movement, his leg was now placed in the moat convenient position which he could bear. Shortly afterwards he declared that the jiain had ceased ; and I again mesmerised hirn in four minutes. In a quarter of an hour I informed Mr Ward that he. might commence the o|>eration. I then brought t wo fingers of each hand gently in contact with WomhellTs closed eyelids, and there kept them ctill further to deepen the sleep Mr Ward, after one earnest look at the man, slowly plunged hia knife into the c entre ot the outer side of the thigh, directly to the hone, and then made a clear incision round the hone, to the opposite point, on the inside, of the thigh. The stillness at this moment was something awtul. The calm respiration o! the. sleeping man alone was heart!; for all other seemed suspended. In making the second incision the jsisition of the leg was found more inconvenient than it had appeared to be, and the n|>erstor could not proceed with hisformer facility. .Soon after the second incision, moaning was heard from the patient, which continued, at intervals, until the conclusion. It gave me the idea of a troubled dream ; for his sleep continued as profound as' ever The placid look ot his countenance never changed tor an in-tant; his whole frame rested, uncontrolled, in perfect stillness and repose; not a muscle or nerve was seen to twitch. To the end of the operation, including the sawing of the hone, securing the arteries, and applying the bandages?occupying a period of upwards ol 20 minutes?he lay like a statue Soon alter the limb was removed, his pulse becoming low Irotti the low* of blood, some brandy and water was poured into his throat, which he swallowed unconsciously. As the last bandage was applied, I pointed out to one of the surgeons, and another gentleman present, that peciiharqaivering of the closed eyelids already alluded to Finally, when all was completed, and Wombell was about to be removed, his pulse being still found very low, some sal volatile and water was administered to him: it proved too strong and pungent, and he gradually and calmly awoke. ' At firHt he uttered no exclamation ; and for some moments seemvd lost and bewildered ; but, after looking around, he exclaimed, ' I bless the Lord to find it's all over.' He was then retnovd to another room ; and, following immediately, I asked him. in the presence of those assembled, to describe all he felt or knew after lie was m> aiu'rised. His replv was, ' I never knew anything more : and never felt anv pain at all ; I, once, felt u if I beard a kind of crunching.* I a "keif were painful ' He replied, ' No pain at all 1 I nevt r had any ; and knew nothing till I was awakened bv fiat strong stuff (the mirahtilt.) The crunching.' no doubt, was the sawing his own thighbone fie was lelt easy uid coo for ..!>]e ; and s .11 found so at mac o'clock diet night : about which hour I again mesmerised him (in a minute d t?.ree quar it*,) and he slept an hour ?nd a h t'f f > 'urther :i id that, on the Monday following. tb< fir.-' droning of hi-wound was in luesiuerii sle.Ot tin.-dressing, usually accomi.inied by much .-orenes* iud smarting, he felt nothing; lept longafter jt w i- c iupbt' d; was ignorant ol Mr Ward's intention ; and. nf er awakening, remained unconscious of it a having b en done. "Mr. W. S. Ward's own valuable statement, in n cordance with hts personal observation and care, prior and subsequent to the operation, he has kindly permitted to be appended to my own ; and thus to render complete the narrative ol this cast-, which I leave without a syllable of comment " W, TofHAM. " Middle Tempi#, Out. ?>, 164- " J

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