Newspaper of The New York Herald, October 29, 1843, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated October 29, 1843 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD* \t h % ork, Xundny, October 2<J 18*3. ' T'.TK Mv?TkRlESOF I'aRIS," AND THE k:es ok Morality.?Wc live in u moral etre?a very moral w?<\ That it uuquetstionable. But theie are peculiarities about this morality which are somewhat amusing It U a very convenient nud obliging moralny. Unlike thes;rail-laced puritanical garment which was once very fashionable in its day, that which now prevails in the piously genteel circles, possesses a comfortable looseness, and pits as easily us a ure.*sinR gown. The fashionable code ol morals veiy rgidly denounces the vulgar viceaof profane ^wearing, indulgence in gin acdbitters bttore dinner, and picking pockets. But the plan Irr cf banks and honest tradesmen?faithlessness to solerrn honorable obligations?quiet, respfctable profligacy ot nil kinds, receive the j tdgment of chari'y. and are amply atoned tor by regular attendance in " the sanctuary," and hand* some donations in aid of the propagation of the Gospel in foreign pirta. But there cannot, perhapp, be afforded a better illustration ot the real character of thai morality, with which the great msss ot that portion of society, who arrogate tu themselves the exclusive rght and title to be regarJrd as the virtuous?the pur>-?the piotia?the " salt of the earth"?seek to cover their hypocrisy, leprosy and rottenness, than mat which is furnished by the reception given to a species of literature which has recently been imported amongst us Irom the French Capita!. Amongst the novelists, who have selected their materials from the lowest and vile.t haunts of profligacy and crime, Eugene Sue is not the leatt distinguished. He Ins mad'' the most of lus clios?u held; &ndia"Tue Mysteries of Pari*" introduces his readers to a very rxte nsivc circle of the thieves, harlots, and assassins ot remarkable city. The conversation?htbits?conduct, and character of these classes ure described with great fidelity. Intrigue?illicit love?robbery?murder ; these are the chief ingredients cf this exciting novel, and they are worked u,> with the spirit and power ol a master. warmth of the coloring?the inflimmatory nature ol the details?the whole tone und character of the novel, render it infinitely mote dangerous than any of the wr tings of the wicked drama ists cr novelists?such as Fielding, Lewis, orFarquhar, whose works have been honored with ar>lace in the I-idcx Expitrsaloriui of the " rigidly righteous." Yet we find this novel printed and published by pious publishers?sold by piou3 booksellers?puffed by pious editors, li te the Rev. David Hale?and greedily devoured by thousands of pious ladies and gentlemen of ail tges and conditions, and degrees in godliness. You find it on drawingroom tables?in company with the best evangel'cul eermon and the Rev Dr. VVaiuwrif ht's elegant edition of the Book, of 3ommon Prayer. You are sure to see it in the boudoir tf ths fashionable lady who collects money to gave the siu.'s of the perishing heathen, r.nd nev*r fiils in attendance at the genteel monthly concert for prayer in the basement of the Rev. Dr. Poundtext's church.? Very pious papers who were violently agitated wi'.h virtuous indignation at the truthful revelation of Borne of the "Mysteiits of New York" in the " Herald" the other day, experienci very -'iff-'rent eino. ?;?.? ..9 u.. .u^ nL??ki..i fciMi.a, aa ury oil U'illl^0CUiJ \Jy U1C t'lILTUUl evening fire, and in the presence oi their pious progeny, yield themselves willing auditors of Eugene Sue, whilst he relates the interesting mctdeut3 which make tip the stories of Parisian prostitutes aud thieves. Vow contrast with trie rsc;'ptioa of t'.iis Patiiim novel, the whining, howling deprecations, wilh which the very e cla?i-e* are accustomed to attack every honest, f.iithfa! exposition of th" state and progress of the f.ooiely of wliic'.i they form a portion. L^t but a common ea-e at one of the civil courts, involving an instructive aud warning exhibition of the consequences of the violation of those laws of morality oa which ihe very security of society ia'a sta'e of pence and order depends, be reported in th? " Ilftald," and you bear a loud outcry of " horrible! indecent! oh! good gracious, how improper !" from the name pious circles, in wfuch the very moral and pure pjges cf Eugene Sue ate now circulating with perfect freedom ! We do not at present enter on any examination of the merits, or demerits, of such publications as the "Mysteries of Puris," or of the infitences for good or ev.I wuich th?ir cir^ulition universally is likely to exercise. Taisturject is obviously of no small interest and importance, and we may soon recur to it. But our object just now is to expose the hypocri-y and inconsistency of those wno purchase and read such works, whilst at the Sirne time they "deal damnation round the land, on fcucli conductors ot the public press as possess the courage and correct sense ot' the duiirs ol th-ir position, which enable them to be indeed truthful chronicle* ot the a?e?faithful paintera ot the manners, errors, vices, and tollies of their time. General Bkrt?Und ?This venerable hero visited West Point yesterday. He returned in the evening highly delighted with his excursion. He was very enthusiastically received at Wtst Point and exatrined the Military Academics with evident interest. His Excellency, Governor Bouck, and his military staff, the Mayor and Common Council, the officers of the army and navy off duty, Major Geueral Sandiord and staff. Brig. General Hunt and stall, Geaeral Storms and staff, General Morris aud stafi, the officers of the First Division of Artillery generally, aud the comm ttee ot French citizens, will accompany General liertrand, to-morrow on a visit to the ships of war and the fortifications in the liarhor, and to the navy yard, upon the invitation ot Commodore Stewart, Colonel Bmkhead and Captain Srin<hant. The officers of tli? artillery will ass-mble tn tull uniform at their diill rooms, trom whence they will proceed to the C ty Hall, at ten o'clock, where they will be received by General Bertrand. The procession will then move to the Battery, where the whole party will embark on board the steamboat Hercules, which has been chartered for ihe occasion. Tnii display will be very imposing, and will attract great attention. Mr. Wihster -Tnis great statesman undsnga* cious politician, did no: arrive yesterday, b jt is confidently expected to day. Every thing is in readiness for him to execute,with?ut unnecessary delay, ihe objects of his journey hitturwvrd at this important juncture. No little excuemenl has been produced by the announcement of his coming, and results not altogether destitute ol lntereM will toliow hard alter. We will have much to uveal in a day or two. . a# r> r> *-r?v i aii i ur niK vun,uu,i voiim ? Both B >ard? of Aldermen assembled last evening to act upon the invitation ot Major General landlord and ihe officer* of the Firat of Artillery, to unite with them in paying their respect# t? Marelul Bertrand by accompanying him on a vi*it to the vcaaela of the Horn'Squadron, the United Staiea' lortifictttione on Governor's Ialand and the Navy ViirH at Brooklyn, on Monday next. Jletolutione were paused in both B<>*rds to that rtlect, nnd ihe nv-iubera and olliceraof the Common Council will nsaeinble at nine o'ebek on Monday morning at ihe City llall, f it that purpose. ok da learn that the health ol thia gentleman r^maina in a precarious atate. la aoni * r< s.iect# an improvement is perCcp'ih'e. Tue ptralyi a ot the ri^ht aide contlbuee, and he reoui .a u m >!? to articulate with an Intel igibie degree uf dutinc'ueaa. Stkamshif Natchf./, Captain Viilair, will no. rave thia city for Havana till the 7,h ot next mo;.ih It will tie recollccted that alic wan aoveniaed toeUM on the Itt. There wai < * ''ll-nt aieigiung for a tew hour* iu qucbec oa the 22 J mat. Liltt-rnry IVultm. XiLso>MN Klmi .iec?>cw-Dy Lieut. ? A .vrt dpric'd nf rrininlanfnPM having r? ferecce to'events of much interest in English Naval history. They appeared originally ill the "Metropolitan Magazine," but are very weli worth republication 111 a teparate form- i'tie volume iti neatly got up, and issues from the prf83 of Little aud Brown, boston. A Collection from the Prose and Poetical Writings of Mrs Gardiner?A volume of miscellaneous pieces, which indicate much refintd taste and/elevated feeling. They will not, however, command much attention beyond the circle ol the author's Iriends. Published by Winchester Perilous Adventures?By R. A. Davenport ? This attractive volume forms one of the admirable and valuable series so extensively and favorably known as "Hirers' Family Library." The of the compilat ion is to present to the reader siR'h instances *f courage, cunstancy, and perseverance under circumstances the most appalling, as will conspicuously show the power^jf the human mind to triumph over the greatest difficulties. Sacra Privata ?A very excellent collection ol devotional meditations and priyers. Published in a very handsome pocket volume, by Appleion and Co. Ladies' Hand-Books ?A very useful series of " Hanrf-Books," on plain undtmcy needleworkembroidery? knining, and other teminine accomolishmenis, has l-itely been issued by Redtield, ot Climon Hall. These little volumes are got up in ib* m >i>t eVgan' style, and should be on the worktable ol everv lady in the country. CroruR's Novel*?Lea and Blanchard. of Phila delphia, have publit-lied. in a cheap form, those admirable novels?the " Last ol the Mohicans," aud the " Hulled Knoll." Murray's Emcylopcedia op Grograp:iy.?We have received trom Lea te Bluncliaid pdris 21,23 and 24 ol this invaluable work. They complete it. The w hole uiimbc r can he thu?obtained lor six d<j1lirs. It forms three large volumes, and is one of ihe most useful treaties* of geography ever published Thoughts on the Immortality or the Soul and Futurk Condition c f Man?By the Ilev. John Batey.?Tiiia is a temperate statement of the argumenta for the immortality of the eouland the future puoislnnen of ilie wicked, inreilytoa pamphlet on ihe same subject, by the Rev. Jno. Storrs. Alhalla, a Tale cf tub Greek War?By H. R. Colcraft.? We have not read the M poem," hut we have looked at the preface, which is chiefly occupied wall matters of great interest, no doubt, to the amhor, but none to any one else. Wiley & Putnam u.-e the publishers. Ladies' Companion.?The number for November has been received. Blackwood's Magazine-Ssott tfc Co , 112 Fulton sired? I'his ia a verv interesting number. The papers on " Milts' Logic" and " Modern Painters" are particularly valuable. The Nkw Mirror ?The first monthly part of the second volume ot this flourishing periodical is embellished by rive excellent ensnvings, and the letter press is highly creditable to the editors. Foster's Penmanship.?A very useful work? Published by Perkins ?t Boston. New Engravings?Stuart's Washington.?Two very excellent aud spirited engravings ot Stuart's excellent lull length likenrss of the'* Father of his country,"have just been published. Oi:e is from the burin of Hatpin, and has been executed for the " Anglo. American"?the other is by Sidil. and is published fiy the proprietor of the " Albion/' Tae dr iw i.igof the former is defective in one or two minor points Both are, however, very creditable to the respective artists. New Movement amongst tue Temperance Leaders ?A movement of some importance has jiut been commenced by the prominent and influential advocites of the great cause of temperance in this city. Its object is to enact and enforce a aumbt-r of bye-lawe, of general application, for the future regulations of the public meetings of the various associations?the expurgation of the songs av.d odes iutrcduced?and the prevention oi the admission of improper characters) amongst the singers. Something of tins 6ort was much wanted in many case*, and we trust that the respectable individuals who have taken up the matter wiil be enabled to efl^ct their object. A public meeting on the subject will be held in a fortnight, and then we shall feel pleasure iapreEen ing it more fully to public attention. Foe the Winter.?After Monday, the New Haven boats will leave here at 7 o'clock in the morning. Whitmore, tub Fokger.?The counsel for this mm has withdrawn his motion for a new tna', which disposes ot the case. Mr. Audubon ?This energetic naturalist and his party were daily expected at St. Louis cn the 19 h inst, with a large assortment of curiosities. Yilww Fkvkr at Ttts Socrnt ?There were only five deaths of yellow fever in New Orleans on the 17;b inst. In Mobile on the, it had almost ceased to exist. Fashion Agun Ahead?This famous horse again beat on the Camden Course on Friday. Naval?Ceptftin Skinner's order to the frigate Potomac has been revoked. Symptoms or Winter ?Ljrge quantities of snow have fallen in the last week north, northwest and northeast of this city. [From the Altnny Journal, Oft. 27 ] The ground is again whitened with a wintry coat of snow ?a real rn w northeaster? now a mixture <f rain at.d f-leet?ab'^nt as nncondortHble under foot as the sellers ol India rubber." eouid desire We have hid five day* lu Oct. 184.1. which may be term'd real coal and wood consumers. Boatmen look out! [From the WilliamMown, Vt Letter, Oct. 28 ] It commenced snowing y> tterday afternoon, and continued until 7 P. M , this day. It isei?,hteen inches dpep on the lands, and twenty-four ?n the highlands?a real northeaster?first rate sleighlDg. Tiny have sleighing at Montrose, Su.-quehannah county, Pennsylvania Apr ointments by tub Prksidbht.? Ceo. Mohr, to be consul ot the United Spates for Dresden, in i Saxony, in the place ?>t E F. Riviuus, resigned. I Joseph C Lu'her, ot New York, to be commercial naent <>f the Uaited States at Port au Prince, in the | Uland of ?t. Domingo, in the placc of F. D. CumI in ma Hpftiriffl. Late from Pkrit.?Mr. Tucker, brarer of d*sp&tchesto mr United States, arrived at Kingston on the 27<h in ihe L fly, from Cbagres, last from Carthagena, in fourdtiyt. He report* that a British vessel c<\lied the Vetula had been seized by the Peruvian government lor stealing guano The ciptain nrid crew made rests'Bnce, nut were overpow ered Through the interlererce of a respec'able hou-e the vessel and erew were ?iven up, and ordered to leave immediately for England. A revolution had broken out in south P<ra, with the ExPresident Toricee at its head. The acting President Viv.inco immediately sent a military force from Limi by the English steamer " Peru," and Miter u el gbt skirmish, routed the revolutionists.? The Kufcliah steamer of war " Salamanda" was a'. Oallao'?n the 11th of August Bolivia had threatened war against Peru ; a formal declaration was daily ? -.pected. The porn of Cobija and Anca wer?- unJer blockade to prevent the importation of gunpowder into Bolivia. NaW Orders ? Oct. 18-L.eutenant John P Gillie; (Passed Midshipman <Jiem?on ; Midshipman C Dyer, jr, S P. Qti*c<enbush, R W Shiileldt, II K evens, A. F. WaHcy, J C. P De Kraflt, find Pan! Shirley, frigate Raman 15hh? Lieut. H?nry French, ordinary, navy yard, Portsmouth, N. H. P Mid. F. Alexander, rendezvous, Norfolk. Mid. E. Vanderhost, Irigate Cumberland Mid. Joseph Fry, sloop Bo-ton. (iunnfr, Wm Bur ton, receiving ship, Boston. 21*1?Lieut. J. D John ton, receiving ship, N'oriolli. Surgeon J. M. Foltz, frigate Ratltan. P. Ans't fur. I). Harlan, detached I row Pigate Savannah. P. Mid. D. Mc'N. Fairfax, depot of cherts. 231?I<eave ol ah* r.ce for three months to the cflicers ol sloop Dale. P Mid R A Knapp^detached from sloop War r? n on account ot ill health, with two monthleave. Mid. 11 0. Hunter, leave one inoi.tb, and then to frigate Haritan. 2|th? Cipf. O. W. .wkin ner, order to command ol irigale Potomac revoked litAvs'i E gineer J. Alexander and 2<1 ^ *?'t Ei <ftnor .!. S. R.i hf-rford. f.! in Prinrclnii P. MiH C,. A |> H Jnn??, lirnr Perry Prof. E. C. Ward. t. i ?*ie Ririimi 19 h? C<pt I'olh, orHrr to Eaatoort c lunteini,ind? !, aitd ordered to itie Duane, at N'e i.e. G<M- Vhuc< m >. to rema>n at EaMport un <U further ordera. Army.?M-ijW-L. Tnmn^s. Aiiia'ant Adj .fam (Jeueral and Gaptain^V O. Wrtg^anun, Com. Sub hav been dtMnched to investigate tnilitia claim*, in the Territory of Florida Hrevet 2d Lieut. 1) H. Hi 1, 1<t arti lery, tramfmed, for the benefit o( hn health, to company K 3d urtilwrj-, Haiioned at Ogltt!ior|ie barrack*, Savannah. Circuit Court. Bcloru Judge Kent. Oct 2? ?Crin. Con.?.llhtrt Fim Catty*. Mllia* H. Sharjii?At half past ten o'clock, the Court opened, bet for ?om a time prior, the bancliei en J ii-ery ?eat which could ho ?ec.ure?i wirra occupied. Inmde the bw *x reserved lot th>'member* ol the bar, tha pre**, auJ the ltcr<on<enga;*cdmthecauie. The female witness* were introduced !> soon u?the Judge bad tuke.i hii *eat on tlie bench ; there were ?ome eight or ten. Among them, the? ( tviie ol the plaintiff and Mick Mary Waldron, who i? to pl?v a very prominent pirt in the future proceeding*Order and decorum *vere much better pre?ervi*l throughnit the trial thi? day, owing to the prompt HCtionol J tdge n 'in UH mi ur?i (lay. mn ptiriuel hy tU.-" counsel (or the plaintilf, it deserving ol much praise. AvoiJingtlie hroal path pursued by counsellor* in similar cases, they have follow) d up the in vest j ration in a* delicate, firm, and unobjectionable a mannrr, an was possible, without irjuring to the interests of theii client. While some of the witnesses were giving th^ir teatimony, the plaintiff, who sat in the rear of hit counsel, wept bitterly, and the unhappy wife shed tears a? allusions were made to he* perainal charms and winning manner, which are. it appears.of no ordinary nature. Throughout the entire day the interest was maintained, Ingress and e,;recs being a matter ol n? small dittteulty, widens*? was the crush ol persons at and around the door. The jnors having ai? wered to their names, the trial proceeded, and the defence re-called to the staud the colored man, whose evidence ju.ter.1ny was of bo singular and positive a nature, as to the uuilt of the wife and the young de'endant. F'rancis Baku, the colored man, recalled ?Q?How far was the door of the attic room from the head of the stairs? A -It wasthefirat door on the Wt ai you went up slaira. Q_Was this the nearest door to the head of the stairs? A?There are hut two doors. Q?You understand my question, and I wlllrjpeatit until you give ine a direct answer! Ju !?j?- KtNT?Dj you understand the quaatlon of tho Counsel ? Witnh??Ye? your honor, 1 do. .Tuih-b? fheu answer it. Wit ?h-It isth;! first door at thehead of the atairi. Q - Ho iv many rooms are there la the attic? A?I think there are but two. -Di 1 you whitewash both? A ?Yea I did, I think. Q ?'reyou sureho'h roonn are white? A ?Ye*, the walls and the ceilings are white, as w< 11 a? I can recollect. It is a positive lac.t, it appears tome us if I am cot .'-urc whether I whitewashed tbs atti: rooms ornot. Q?Why did you swear you did? A?Well really, I am not coufiJentthat I did whitewash them; I know that the walls and ceilings are white. Q-As you go upto tho gsrre', Jojoti come within roach of tbot door before you land f A?I really do not know how that is, as I go up the stairs the door is 911 the left Q-How near is the door from tho head of the stairs? A?I know it is the first dooron the left as you go up; I do no* know the di:tunce. Q-What were you saying about the casiag, or were you ? A?I mean to say that the door is in the c uing, and theensing around the door at the hood ot the stairs? (I -.lighter); that door is five or six inches from the head of the stairs; I don't think it is five or six feet; 1 dout know whether it i* three teet; but I do know it is not six feet. Mr Jordan hero explained the nature of the examination, excusing the tediousnrss by *8} ing that the evidence on this point w?s most important to the deletion. Q?Do you know whether the floor a mat on it or was It naked? A?I do not know ; thcra was a bed on the floor ; the stair hod not a c=?rpe> on it, nor to ih- best ot my p-coller,tior was the laiming carpeted ; 1 think I hid t ; step on the landing before I could gain the door ; I do not know whether I had to tako one or more steps , I wore on my feet r. |?air ol slippers, or, a9 son? call them, pumps. I usmlly wear ttiim when the w< ath-r is dry ; I wore booti when I left my hoiae in Fortieth street, and at Green street 1 put on my slippers and took my wash buck ts. Q?Were you in the attic ever before, or at any other time, except on the two occasions you have spoken of ? A ? 1 car ie<l up a washing stand ; at other times I used to go up frequently to see the women scrubbing the floor ; I wan ordered to superintend tho women ; (laughter,) I don't know whether it was once, or twice, or si < times, or ten times, (Liughttir) Mr. Jordan ? 1 will beg the cetinsel for the plaintiff, if they have any remarks to mnke to the prejudice of my client, to make them now, out boldly, and not bet peaking in an undertone, i:i order that tho jury can hear them. Ala. Uhaiiam?1 trust tho Court knows me >uftt!ieutly well to believe me incapable of an intention go base a; that imputed to m* by thu opposite counsel) Juouk K?.ni-Gentlemen, step this controversy) lam quite suro Mr. Graham would nut and could not intend that his convHi?a'iou with his associates should be overheard by the jury or any one else. Gentlemen, let a good feeling exist during the trial, uni we shall get oa more satisfactory and speedily. Q ?Were you ever in the back attic room at all ? A?Yes, I carried toe wash sUnd there. Q?Was there a lo;k and key to the attic rooTi doors 7 A?I do not know whether there was a lock and key on the front door or ou the rear ; I know there was a Kay hole to both the doors, particularly to the dooi of the room where 1 saw tliem 011 tho bed together ; there w. rc some bedsteads standing up against the left hand wall, but whether were any chars between themaud the wail 1 do not know. Q?The attic window was in the roof, now how far were they uom tliin window f A?I do not know : p? I iowl:ed through the keyhole the window na< on my lelt hanl and the goods oa the saaie Bide; the parties were on the bed about opposite to the door. Q? Could you see sufficiently will to tell whether the bausteada were of cherry, m.ilio^any, or what they were ? A?I caunot tell ; all f know i?, that they were bedsteads ; I think the window is about the centre of the room , it is in the roof on the tide ; the room was not twelve by fifteen feet ; I did not say that I saw the bedsteads and carpet through the key hol?'. Q ?What else did yew see through the key hole beside tbese persons A-1 did not look to see any thing else; I thought that was enough; I siw the fetther bed on which they la> ; that was all I noticed. [Tile entrance within the door oi the Court roam resembles a bee kive on a sii 'imfr'n d ly when the bees in a ma<s,one over the other,collect at the hole watting for thmr turn to enter?fl?t head", round beads.old and young tapes, eagerly peering over the thouldeisoi the other, all watching the proceedings with gaiiin^ ninutli and em a erect.] Q ?How tar tHi> tootol the bedfromthe door. A? I can't teli; all 1 know is that I could see tbe bed from head to foot, and on each side. Dy Mr OminH? How long 11 it since you hare seen thes a attic room*. A?Not since the time I speak of; it is a year ago last spring; my business at that season of the year is white* v ashiLg; here is my c*rd (loudlaughter)?wblvwasliem alw<y* wearslippers fortuecomiortot their feet; I could na*ne more thnn a hundred of them; 1 never was a witness in a court b. to. e. Chablus Kdw*bdj sworn?Q?Voti are the Attorney for the dotendant?What is his age' A?Last month he was of age; be never was in npy of. fice as a rtudeut, but merely as a boy; I know his n writine?(a letter is beie handed lu Hie witness by Mr O ahum ? a second, which witness fays hen of opinion that it is not his hsnftwriting? a third is shewn, tho signature 'me thinks is Sharpe's.) Mr (ia*n?m ? 1 now purp.s to read these thr.-e letter* (Her?taejury were a.liwvd to takes recess for a few moments.) I ne jury arc m. Mr. Uuaham read the following lotleri Sharpt lo 3Irt. I'an Coll. No. 1. (In ha':te Xovcmblh 11, 134-1. Mv DrarMta. Van? I m at ) on a letter the first part of thia week, with a little money in it. I am feartul I' has been intercepted. 1 wiiii to know immediately il yon received it. In that let' er 1 stated 1 wanted my black overcoat repair pii, si I have to leave th? city next week lor a lew day , und wanted it to take with ma. I wanted manly new velvet cuff,button hole* repaired, sleeves made as largo as possible, pocket! and cuff* t>oiiod,and it pressed andh ijahnl oil. Nov an won an you receive thin write immediately if you ran or cannot do it for me, so that I will have time to have it done ia time. Trulj, WM. H. SHARP. No. i. Shjrjit to Miit Mary JValiiton. Novkmbkb 10, 1942. My 1) -ar Mary?I wi<h vou would caime the coat to he tent home, provided Mr*. Van baa not taken it with her. I am ao devili?hed ma I I cannot write much. 1 will call at some proper time n.d [get tLe coat if you cannot aend it immtiiialrly. I want to know if Mrs. Van hat left for giod ? if?j, do yauintend to remain tinder the circumstances < Yours, aUectionatsly, WM. II. SHARP. Mr.'Jobdai oVj'Cts to this letter aa bring irrelevant, and not iiavmg any immediate connexion with Mr?. Van Cott. Thk Court allow a the letter to be trad. No. 3. Sharjie In Miis Mary Waldron. Novembkb 4th, 1942. My Dear Mary?1 received your* ol the 3> hat ei ruing, and before I can consent to J our sending the letteryou desire 1 mast have a perse r fit interview with you. Mr. Jones, Mary, Is tn educated man, knowing the rti'tomsot all gra ii s ol soviety ; no I mu>d saj tint B toolish tr atii|;< in Cannot he |d;iyed oft upon him wtlhout certain detection Where can \ou say jon have gonethat he will not heapt to roue and see j on, ns you well know he would tint mind a lew dollars' expense ? Hiw would you then feel 1 lean comply with your rn|u>st, but I must Oral see vnu I an eaing to Wilii-trrnhurg this atternoen, at about J before a, P. M , at which time I will pa?s the house, please have ttie window blinds nearest Mr Kiugaland's fix. in the room oocttj ied by Mrs Van, a? a signal that lie ia not at home, I m- nn as we used to the parlour nes and also he ready at that hour to walk a lew blocks with r.e gad | will th?n have an ojijmnunity of knowing nil and arrange every thing. Youn, alfrct'iy, wm h. phanr. II the hlindi are not fix I will not approach 11.?: home, ay nothing to little Mary. WM. II. 8I!ARP. Samin A. K. Attorn tap, >worn?I resided nt Bnah> wick lor thrw yearn; during nil the time* Mr. Van'Jolt n-iidfii it \Vilham?l,nr >Mi; I am a K'ocer, <!oin ; hti*inet? In thii ri'y, tn the houanoT Beer* dt Dolton, as clerk up wardaof i jf-ar; T have h< # r. married now four y enr?, and have known V^n Cott and hi? wife ainc?* my mariia^p; were on viaitiuif term; I only recoil rt ihelr rititinff at my tlotH* but mieej w? culled on them orca tonally. We boarded therefor about a yc?r,in either IsW ot '40; it w?* in Williamiburg. Q?D d Mr. V nCott tr d M* v?if? live happily tog>. | r1 er*j Or a? yt u had an opporunily to ?<e. A ? They did; the att-'Ctioii ouptnyed by each It tl t i'b?r wa? warm, not mere cold reflect. Q - I>o j hi know oi any exception to th?t warm allee. ion during the time you boarded there? A?There vim not. Jroaa-examined by Mr Joaoa*?Were you In buiimia .in your own account at Btmhwlch? A --Ye*. I 1H - What j'trl of the lion?e of Van Coll did you cCOi W I I A?The t jc'* room ou the second fl Jor; w o us.-J it a* bud anil fitting rooai. <4?What hour were you at ycur lodgings' A?In the morning befjro I went to lunulas, and in the evening after buaiiuis. We were aometimea in oar own room, and tometimea sa4. with the family; 1 ''o not know what ho>ir Van Gott wa* at homo; I observed ihoje acts of w-ritm atiectian on Sunday* when I reraainol at honi*, and on my ocrational visits to the family; I juiced thi* both from their act ton* mid thfir Wordi; 1 cannot describe how ho took h >M of hat wlien he would return homr; Kraocia Me <-io and his w ife boarded there at the sain': time; I won't be positive whether the young lidy in the houau at the time was Mm Mary Waldron or Miss Mary Ki ldell; I never saw Mr. Van Cotttry to catch h?ld of ouicr iaai. ior km them; he never ana any mini to m* about hi* wife'* pirion; 1 am la debt to Mr. Van Colt about $3D0. 1 wilt esplain-three yearango thU August I gave him my note lor $JOO; it wm not paid; the note lull due last A'is;iut; that ts the only claim lie h>u on me; ho haa endorsed for ma, and ha I to pay it for me?the amount wai about $1,000 He wa<, however, paid by the luleot mygooJi; 1 confessed .j vlgrneut to him; he did not su* me on this n -ite. Th'i iimo of thii trial die* not vary the action of Van Cott as regards the $300; we are not on good termi enough to make inch ?n arrangement; wa are not or. gooi terms, r>oryet on bjd term*-just r>e '.wi\t end between; we speak when we cisually meet. B/ Mr OttHm-The misunderstanding arose on the iihj.jrtof the sale of my effji-ts. Q-Oo you know how Sharpe became acquainted with your pnvate business with Mr. Van Co't? A?I do not know; 1 never >pa!?c to Sharps that lean recollect. By Mr. Jobdan?Have you spoken of Mr. Sharp* to any person? A?I have, and in an unfriendly Way. Bv Mr. Graham ?What did you any when you (poke of him 1 Mr. Jordan?We objoct to this question, as it will lead to tliH introduction of mush irrelevant matter. We have asked .he quuation of this witness whether he haa spoken to Mr. sharpu, as wn inte id to impeach him and to show that the parties have quarreled. Mr OmHtH insists that the oppoiite counsel haa openel tha coor, and he has the right now to kno .v what were the terms used towards Sharpe when he spoke about him. Cott. Q?Did not Van Colt ask you to ki&i hp wife? (A laugh.) A?No. I don't think I am obliged to tell yon if I kissed her or not?that's my business. I do not kits an 1 tell? (a laugh)? I decline answer nf whether i kissed her. Q ? Was it not customary for Van Cott to kins theyoun* laoies. and the ycu.ig men to Kits all, wheiherraarilod or single? A?I do not know tha'. it was customary. 1 have l is* ed Mrs. Van Cott befoic Mr. V went soutb. fLiughter) I know that Sharp* paid the last hoard bill t? .vim Van Cott ait'.ir her hualiand went ?outh?1 don't rccollect Sharps ha /in? paid me any money lor board IntUeabsenoeof Van Cott? (Witness was here shown a receipt) thmis my hand writing. Receipt read J.J4 Received, New York, Ftb. I8.h, 18t3. of Mr. Wm. Shurne t.s enty live dollar*in lull to Januaiy lit, 1341. For A. B Van Cott, GEO. J UADOER. Q_Da you reoollect whether you received this uiocey or uotl A?No. I enn't say whether it was paid to me or Mr". Van Cott?I can't say whe'her my wile visited Mra. W Van C.>tt after the separation?I dnn't know thR! Van Cott has invited Hhorpc to return and board with him since his return from the south. John W. Bownr sworn.?i have not been subnwied by either side?1 liist t?l I you of my knowledge ol the parties?I have known Van Cott and his wife for elevpn or twelve years?wc boarded in the same house, near East Broadway?I Hoarded there for twelve or fourteen year* ?I thought the conduct of Van Cott towards hi* wife was kind and . fractionate?I have no knowledge of them since they lelt tha house. Fsancis T. Mfciseao sworn.?I am a fjrmer? I have been married now four years?I havn known Mr. and Mr*. Van Cott since their marriage ? alter I was married I hotrdtd intheir houie at Williamsburg?I was married in September, 1830?I continued as a bourder with them forflveor six month* They appeared to live happily together?very much so?1 call it hflVttion, not simple rosper.t? I thought it was mutual. Mr <)r?h?m here rested lor the defence, reserving the right to produce wimextcsto rebut any testimony wnich may be broiiitht forwarrl by the defence on the question of atl'Ction between Van Cott and hi* wife. Thecounsrl tor the defence ohjrcted to this, bat the Court decided that after the evidence tor the defence had been given, then would be the proper time to hear argument on the ipiestinn. Juooa K> !?t ? (} -ntleinen, ara you ready to go into yourdelttnceT lf?o,goon. The D?:r(ncc. Charles Enwt r in, Esq. then rose and opened the case f.?r '.he l elenco. Odutiemen of the Jury, it now devolves upon metoop?nto you the nature ot the grounds upon which wh rome into Court to defenil a charge so serious in its na<ure to society and in it* conscquence* to thecha racieri and future prospects ol the parties involvtd in it. The couossl lar the plsintitl in his openin< speech has lwelt with no small weight, upon the nature of thu act lor w>iich thi y rlaim at j our Imnds neavy damng. s He told 5 ou the ra'is.'ot thetnalwas, because the boy d?r?n.iint hod wickedly and maliciously deprived a fond utiiband ol the society of his wife ; ol her aid, her nipport, hi-r sfF ction, and has blaated lor ever the bright i rosprcts of domestic happiness whle.h had tiiest his bed i 11 b:>t.r1 helore.the in'roduciion ol the defendant i.ito his I unily. Q -utlamen, it he has 'tone Ro,l speak as a man and is i> litHt.and. no di?m?ges which yon may award by yiin ferdi- t, inn t?i nilltclfiitly heavy. mica conoum comet tomr tn die li 'JMh o(?v>ryone of ti?, nml our feeling* ?ri! enlit'.ed i?i ay mpMliy lor the injured hil?hand. Bit m ri c,f the jiii y ,;in thi< c??e thern I* another to hi ronM'iereH. It there not a w|fn to he tried hi re? I oppisil t i j o'l R3 men in her behalf Hbn i? not iictually on i in. in .hi j oiij lint ii ah i not virtually ^ Deal witn liei xiily mtA iinriuiHtilv. The peraoti on trial before >011 Iiliii lioy (poiri'ittfl to th? defendant) lor >ou aeo he in n?iInn* el? -than n r*>y j but he in nut the only on* Tin. vlie Ji in dieply concerned in jour veidict in hv i< \n t the ii peculiarly altuan 1 It i? unfortunate for hei lint >ie cannat appear m thiJ ttinl ai ;i ivitnrm, for rj ntl? mi'n,ahe iiaa ?w<irn un nrh in tne pretence of her Ov tint *he ^ (nnoreiit olt he foul i.-Iimt^p which lUrlir o? h? ii in fto fiilr tn'Pi1. I challenge tbii counael fur tho hiI'n i'e aide, hy tlieir Knl' in rj in. men, to alio a hi r to b 1l.1C. il nn th?i aland to d.-fend !v r- ll ^n,| that hoy hy h> I a J miin 1/ Bllt rieih.lnft the Rnnnlal alll a., iliat n woman who bai Jhirn ?n rroklen of tho aoltmi >ow?hi hn?*worn atthf m ini ig<> n!t?r, roulil ?Uo h< Miilty of mother crimp, by a.Mm# pwjury to adultery.~ I' l? for yoti, gfntlnfieii, to coimdt-r thi<. And I i.j.iin appeal to yon o* mm, anil aa IiusImiikIm, ti . ?r> hrr thioiigh thi- tnal with jmtico anil utrict im , partiality. Bhe 11 a woman, gentlt men, nor ii (he with Mn vuuht auuwH wi? i qii??4ii(iii 10 jiui; ? Q by Mr. OmHiM-In what respect din you speak unfriendly oT bim7 A ?I told ft young lady not to keep company with him. Q ?Di you 3peak to Sharp* on New Years day ? A?No*, that I know of. I took n dislike to him the first t;mc I raw hinr. it was in consequence of hi* conduct to. wards some young ladies at Mr. Mcecker'i house at Bushwick. Q?What did he do to the ladies there ? A?He took hold of them and pulled them abrrnt. H?1 hn taken hold oI the young lady 1 spoke of, hn might have got something he wouldn't like; 'I can't tail yon (he uamen of the young ladies. (On this point, Mr. Jordan pressed the witness very hard to make nim tell the names of those ladies) Mr. Oraham appealed to the Court not to suffer needlessly the feelings ol young and virtuous ladies to be wounded by having their uames paraded in a court of justice, in connection with such conduct. Judge Kbnt.?Mr. Jordan, surely ycu can attain your object without going into such on examination, and bringing in the nnme* of young and amiable females. By Mr Oraham?What was the conduct of Sharpe on the occasion \ oil mention 7 A?It was of such a na'ure that my wife left the room. The occasion was a benefit party for the Miniiter, and if all the visitors Rave only ?s much as Mr. Sharpe, the parson wottl.l have fired bad ly. (Laughter) By Mr. Jordan?Did you direct your wife to leave the room 7 A?Not th'.t I know of. I do notihinlc Sharpe spoke to my wife that evening; he miy have noticed her, but he did not pay htr any particular attention. The joung lolks wore claying at some games; I did not engage in themjthe plays were such rs are usual; tb?*y ere called "button," " pawn,"Sts., and the gentlemen kiss the ladies. (Lau<hter) The time I eptak of wai when the ladies were in lUn parlor at the piano. 0> okck I. Badgkr, sworn.?I live at 62 Hester ftreo'; I am .Ja-velleron iny own account; my place of tm iaess it in Division s'reet; I am married,but have no children; I have known Van Cott eight or ten years, and his wi'e about Are; Van Colt moved to Williamsburg about four years ngo; I havabcen on int;mate terms with them; we occasionally visited them within thu last two year*; this intimacy continued up to their separation; they sepa rated in the summer or fall of 1SI2; they visited at my house about ooc? a month or si>. Q-Ditl Van C?'t and his wife live happily together so tar as you had an opportunity oi seeing th? m. A?They did, I thought they lived together very aft -ctionatelv; he wai very liberal to her. Whatever she wuntod, he purchased tor her; he bought her a piuno and guitar, and had instructors engaged for her; she dressed better linn women in the same rank ot s^cie y; I think her a?e may be t>bout .V, she has uu uncommonly youthful appearance for a married woman; she has >i very nre.ttv r.poanranc?: anv man won d fancy her. (O-iitnn sensation', nveiyeye was directs! to where the was ?it- ! tins, but th't bluet thick reil hi 1 llm baauty which all wished toj j Iga of.) I have known SUniyo about three \ ear*; I fi'ttsaw him ah iut three week* after ha came to board at Van Cot'.'a (Tha allusion to the beauty ol hit unfartii'iate tvif? verv sensibly affected Mr. Van Cott; he wept nrd sobl.ed utidibly, rocking himself to anl tro on th?c.h nr). 1 never taw Sharpe make any rude ndvance'to Mrs. Van Cott. Cross examined by Mr. JotiDA-i?I had charge of Van Cotl't liufinet ? whi>hr w^s absent on hit southern tour; he used to write to h.-r frequently ; the tone ol the 1* tiers was kind;?bere wptn.v lilng in them to lea l me to believe that a difficulty existed between them. Mrt. Va'i C<itt broke up hoir-okeepio* be.ore he returned from the sou'h.iu canstq'iencofthe furniture being seizad under a trot'fgasrc; the then went to board in the house ol Mr. Crosby; I was f pqnently at Van Cott's home during bit absence, as I hod charge of his business. Q? Do you not bmw that Mr* Vaa Cott wa?obliged to take in work such as shirt*, in o^der to sustain herself during the abjenra of her husband? A?I never heard of any su-.h thin?; she receive I Irom the More from me funds which I considered sufficient for hermppar*: I dH not pay oft the mortgage because I ha l not funds; Van Cott (old hit houie before he left lor the south.and tsoU the proreedt in goodt with him; Sharpe, B?-ll, the jiurnevmnn watchmaker, Mm WaMron, and Mi?s Rid lell, th- ir ad?pte) daughter, were the only persons boarding in the house; the ladies used to assist in the household afl'iir?; I do n<>t racollect that there was a servant in the house; Mist VV.ildron centrally attended to th" housekeeper'! department) I de not knaw that Mrs Van Cott was restricted in her espentrt Q?Did you ever tee Van Cott take hold of laliet and kits thi in' A?Nut that I recollect. lie might have kissed Mist \V,<ldiou at a party, perhaps, but I tio uot recollect. <1?Did you ever hear Van Cott ask any person to kitt hit wife? A?I neverdil. I noversjw any pertou kiss Mrs. Van outlriend*. Htfr widowed andhe irt-bro?e.i mother, out of the hard cai niuga of her own industry has ucurml the ?ervice?of our able A?*ociate Judge Taliinadgu to defend tlio character,*.Ui honor of htriell.tuid her helpleec daughter. Nor if sue without other friends?and female friend*, who through every report have gathered around|h? r to cheer and counsel her in her alveriity. Her mother, Hn ag?'d and resjveted widow from Long I'land, haa tlready "Uttered many loem?< :it the hand* of ttiis amiable plaintitl! The saving* of hwr hard eariiin^ are expen led iu i?es to defend her daughter againit the malicious charge oi the man to whole arm* ah? had given her to ahield und protect her through the trial* and daugera which heiet her path m lito. A mm, however vicious, however deep may tie hi* guilt and infamy, may be received into the society of hit IhUo w men, but eternal diigrace ia the lot of the fallen woman. One step aiule from the itrict path 01 virtue and downward the falla into degradation and name?never, never to riae again. Vice, poverty,and proititution await her But, gentlemen of (he jury, doe? the woman in thi? cane shrink from the triall No, she i* even now before your lace, prepared by her preience, and if petiole, by her iotemn oa'b, to ?h?w to the worll tba he doe? Dot a n ink from the iuva?t'gati jn, which if guilty the dare not denaud. Nor ia she the only one who must nilfar-No! htf>' wiwtd mother, her mteri, her bro ihorii,who nave maintained an honorable and reapected poiition in nociety; they await the consequence with agonisinganxirty, tor tnur ttonor, their happiness ii In volve l in that <>f the child aad sister. They are hereto caiiliim what I now t?il you?that this is but a foul eon. piracy arid combination to ruin her. Her brother*, how must tney teel ? One of them 1* in the South, and 1 am glad he it not here, for hu is too spirited to bear the blow quietly?the other, a young lad, clerk in anu^ce? he is here, and out of the pittance he receive* hat contri ved to save money to aid hi* heart stricken mother in hunting up witnesses and preparing a defence for the sister he adores. Gen'letren of the Jury, our client in this rase labors under great difficulty? sometimes in cases of this kind,the defendant has to strive against the comblued efforts of the husband and wife, in a conspiracy to cxtoit money from him. Out in this case, how stands it 7 Why, that bov there ii in this court not timply to defend himself, hut to sugtiin the wife of the man who charges him with her dishonor. And why, gentlemen? because be knows in his heartihatshe is innocent ! If, gentlemen of the Jury, (bat boy is so degrade I and aban toned a character as the evidence of that black man woul I stamp him, then lie had bettrr have remaiued out of this court?lin position is forfeited in this community, and he had better betake liim-clt elsewheie and hide hit h*ad from the scorn which he deserves ut the hands ot every honest m<n Think > on, it such was his character, he would not hive preferred suving : " Assess yonr damages?render what verdict yon like?1 will never pay a single cent!" But no?he ii before you to-day. It he had chosen to submit tamely to lliischdrga, then had he suffered the woman involved with him to have been tried and condemned un heard, unpitied and unprotected. Gentlemen, he has oliosi'n to contest the ground for her, inch by inch?to fi<ht through every obstacle and reproach, to shield her from that inevitable fate to which this base combination would consign her forever. Yes, I say comtunuion ; and 1 here declare that this is but a combination entered into between the husbaud and Mary Waldron, to further their own guilty designs [At this paint, the sensation was immense. The plaintiff ? the wile?the unfortunate girl whoso name was announced as the pirtner in the conspiracy?thu female friends, ware in tears] Yea, I say Miss Waldron?for you have before you tho letter written by that boy to her,obtained by theoppnsite counsel by some meant asd for some purpose. Gentlenen,this is a fact sworn to, and how are we to dispose of it, but by showing n confederation, and by proviog to you the utter falsity of the oath which that black mau has sworn to 1 This wo will do, 1 feel assured.? Tho opposite counsel has attempted to show to yen how happily aad affectionately the plaintiff and his wife bad lived together, and to their witness* have told yod. Gentl. men, will you not bn with me, and boar me out when I say, that it id not fhe hiMhand's nets committed by daylight in the presence of friends, which ought to be considered is th't matter. No, it is the ctuelty practice 1 in secret towards the wife, which must determine how far affection can bo mutual. Then 1 will show you here in the nrescnce of nil who heir me. that the plaintiff by hid disgusting,degrading conduct, bus cruelly treated the partner of his bosom. I urn so instructed, and I am satisfied such inductions are founded in fact, thn' this plaintiff hi s been guilty of nets towards his wife, which no man, no husband with the teclingj of a mau could have be-n guilty of, und yet this is the man who claims damages at jour tiHuds. Gentlemen, I think 1 can nhow to you, that in the presence ot young men and women, ho would pull up tho cloth's of his wife to show what a handsome leg sin?/,had! This is disgusting to mo to apeak of, tnd to the ci-urt Iv listen to, but we cannot help it Justice and strict, stern duty to my client and that female, requires me to declare it openly.' Again, he would Irom behind her back unbare her bosom, and exhibit tn these young people what " nice babbies" his wife had ! ! I regret deeply that it is my lot to be compelled to speak Ruc'a sickening words, but have 1 not cause ? Is notawi'e?a young boy to be sacrificed, and by the mf>n who has been guilty of such conduct? Can you believe that he was married to that woman) Surely lie otisrht to be dismissed from your presence witli indignity, and scouted from socifctv if wh prove this tojou, as 1 think we can. 1 thank Gad that tne woman h?s no chil dren to drag after her through the world for peuple to scoff aud point at. If we prove this, will you not give us a verdict? II we show you tlni* the plainiirf was in the habit of taking liberties with Miss Waldron in the pretence of his wife? If 1 prove to you tnat Mary Waldron aud the plain'itt'were seen on the tied losether in the sum mer. in the middle'?t the noon day, willyo'i my that lie ha? ri^lit to claim gri at damages at your hands? Yes, we will show this, and more: That h* h?d invited young nun to kiss his wile, and hid seen them do so without objecting to it? that in ber presence lie was wont to handle other wmnen, and to kisstbem repeatedly. G*itlemou, 1 tieli >ve tnat Mr. Van Cott got his information against his wife from Mary Waldron. 1 did expect that she would hove bron placed on that stand by Uie other side?she has not, but we have the right to bring her here, and to show you who she is. Her letters iu the hnndsof the plaintiffs counsel connect her with this conspiracy, and satisfies cio that tie it at the very bottom of it. A feeling unhallowd of love lor that girl ha? sprung up in the breast of Van Cutt, his wifo lias outlived his liking, and he,seeks hy your verdict to oMain a divorce, in order that Mary Wallron may supply tUo place of the woman he so inercib isly c ists from him. Oentlemen, i( lie obtain your vcrdin, what is the conn (pence? Why,# d.vorce will ho ((rented, i.n I while the wretchod woman is deb irred from entenn< into the bonds of matrimor.y during h's lite time, he can, -a soon u* he desirms it, pl.iee ano'hei woman oil his niiriiige bed And here Iteliyouihit Mary Waldron is to bo thnt woman. Ho then procefiHl tocomment on the na'nre of the testimony given by th>bUrk man, and its utter falsity. He said he was pre parrd wi'h abundant proof tint every word stated by that n?ifr.<ln till ?i-.uc . I.. tl.c , I ik? attic room, its furniture and the window, was a most in 'anions fabrication. He is (nail Mr. Edwards) what I would rail a (mart negro; nnd we fiod soroeof thene people very shrewd and cunning. He bat hid well by heait tho le.-na which he was to rpprat to you on that stand, uud rest rmured it rrus' have been well conned over, il my wo:thy mid ab'o asoc;&te could not fhakelt. But cunning men, wiiet ier white or bla?k, often everreach them elves. And tbi* is the cisu in tni? instance. By the< ea :riptlon of that room, wo are ablu to overthrow t to testimony o( that negro, which, if not lebutced, would inevi.ably have ruined the wife who I'ts yonder, and that nrseiab'u Loy. I leave thai black man to the tender mercies of my arsoseciate. wh >, if I mi?:akenot, will hold him up in darktr colon thnn he now upp.ars in. Wuiireuponn truck ; a hmt has been Riven us, whiob, if it eveutaates as we hope, will dye that negro blackerthan the deepest dye One wo'il iri concluiiun?Ii 1 am not abl? to snow you tliat there exist* a combination between MiryWaldmn and the Plaintiff to destroy tbe reputation of the wife and ruin that boy?if w.iht I hive statid, tccording to the instructions I received nhout that J i^ung woinaa be tin! founded, then in'deidwjlll have dono a thing which I never thai I rnase to rrgret ; w illirgly would 1 have spared them batli.coul I I <Io so conscientiously ; gladly wettld I have permi t< d that l ounif female, who is but stepping U(ion the treshold 01 life, with nil th'? hnpea, anticipation* and ardent exptetatijes, which (111 Ike breast* of the > oting, the virtuous and the guilders, d.d I not believe solemnly that she is deeply, do-ply involved in tbii aw fill crime?1 have tho feeling* of a man, and w illu.gU or wittingly I would not titter u sii gle word which c.oul sully the mirror of female character, unless impelled to du ro by the stem dictatesol truth, duty and justice ; Oo t knows 1 feel for that woman, if she be even RUil'y, but if innocent, 1 again repeat that 1 will this A?y said that whicb, throughout my future life, I will sincerely and bitterly lament Again?tbn dam *711 iu this cf*e have been laid at 910,000 ? Gentlemen, you must not hasten into u verdict ; you You must not t ike the statements which have been blazoned forth by tho newspapers of thi? city relative to thia tiiil.Hi.d particularly to this young boy. 1 know not whether the pre** have been tampered with, and money employed to ndveitise this young man as possessing mucn property ? but I can say that these statements are lelse? basely lalsn. Tue paity who hns biouglit this action thought that the father of the delendent at his death left behind bim cirisiderable property to hi* children, or he never would have been luduced to bring tli.* action. I will tell you that the heirs Wei e disappointed?the propr T ty which in was worth something, has now dwindled down to a paltry ninety, una inn jtuuuk . '? ? ??ant, i< dependent on the labor of hi* own hsndi, on the sweat or his own brow, for the food he et?ts, the clothe* he wears, and the expeuses into which the har'h cot,duct oi the plaintiff has driven him. 1 have known him lor year*, and I will say that I never knew a hitter, a more honorable und trim worthy lad than William II. Sharp It we? this character, and my uushakm boIh:i that he h?? till a right to the seme high name, which has brought me here this day to defend him. His mother married again, hut the ardent, spirited hoy coald not br.iok th< rule o( a > otin g step-fat her, t.ut preferred, us a rlerk in tn Attorney '* office, to i'#rn the pittance on which hi-has supported himself? end this j* th? reason why he w?i compelled to keek a hoarding house, and not the ehelt< r >f tnn root beneath which his mother keep* the di mfstic rircle?thnt, without a relative to counsel him, ie has been surrounded by the mlobulation* ot these designing ptl"<oiis. Why, if Mary Wallrou wis 'he dicent jer?on ?h?* should lie, why, I say, decs the permit the I 'ttf r? written to her by this unsuspecting boy be sposed in op> n court und blamned to the wot Id 1 Why, 'or the purpose of accomplishing her endi. Mr. Van Colt's leelings hav? been onl. sled towards her; he is att ched to her.and I feel latisfled she has made him believe that his wife is the guilty woman s!.e would have her. Oi'ntlemen, ono wot I more, we will show you that Mr*. Vnn Cott has been obliged to leave her husbands' house m I take reluge with h- r sister?that this very husband, If-red t, Is wife, in the presence ol her sister, $|0 a week he would go and live with Sha'p ?" placing n* It ? ere 'lie very pillow h> neath his wife wht reon she m y com til' adultery." li -Dtlem. n of the Jii' T, It that blti' k mat s not to t>e believed, then by y<,u- V6fdi*t send Mr Viir> o>t to hi* home, tell him thai the marriage couch l.a? tot been detf led t>y hliviff, lod let him take her to hi. Hi'Om ngain?-hid him to torget thl* day and tbii tenia I'd in future acts of endearment buiy ti e pait in > b vion! But should >#nr verdict he anniiut this younp Man, I tremble to contemplate the awful con?equ>ti< ehiehjmust follow '. Where can that wife goto I Oh, : on, "rfrnnry . )?" " i ?? ?? ?ion! OanMamen 01 th?Jur>,'hey are >n yourhandain-tlca i? all wa a?k. A< Mr. Jitook hi* ?'St th^r? ra? fTary difpotlion BiiK ih*1 parat nn within h? romt room to evpra? hair h pa .liititn of th" a,i|n?l ho had ?o i loqi'tilljr ma !<>, bi t tha pi* arice o' ju?uca itxyai tba outlurit. I f t / ) The flrit witness called for tlmdefcnce was th. 1 ro 01 tile defendant, Uejrge Snarp. Ok?kuk t. Hharf swum?1 was at 60 Orchard it this morning, and went into the attic rounds. [I'he 4r*m shown-] This wus drawn by my direction*; 1 v into two of the loowt; theie aie thrt-r? one in tt??- t ind two in the front of the house; the lsd) had the k< the. three rooms, and was absent; there ia n? Jour \\ the colored man s^id there wu*, ihc door of tb? root which he has sworn he witneiat <1 the criminal net on be 1, is several ft?'t from thr head o!' the stairs?in it is altogether dillrrent liomthc description given oi [Here some conversation look piac* I>h tween tiie c | sei for the defence and the Court, and the result was the Court waa ar'jjurned until hall past ten o'oloci> Monday] City Intelligence. Police.?Saturday, Ojt.'JB?Anmir 01 Aa*un uknt,thc Ai'otioxkkh ?This mjn was arreitel ye day afternoon by otKjer Uowyer, cXargwl by Jahn At son, of43 Mm jin street, with obtaining money from uader false pretences. Mr. Atkinson testified that ii ( ring of 134.2, feeing advert we menu in the pipers o tog to fell laud, signed by Aaron Sergeant, he called i him, and Seigeiot stated that he had a larm of 1 >'0 ?< which wan the south half of lot 51, id township au, K county, town ol Minerva, State of New York, wim-i would sell for one half of which was to be 4own, and the other half on the delivery of the di that Sergeant repr?seuted tne liud us good and tilli that numerous lumiliea resided around and about farm, and that there wa* a church and school house ii, immediate vicinity; that the location was such butchers passed the place twice a week, aud that it in a growing, thriving population. This statement * made in presence of William Earp, who also tesntio the tncta. Mr. Atkinson deputed Elijah Jones, Justi the Teace of the town in which the land is situate., make an examination of it, who reported tnat " it mountain and rockv, and eight mile* lrom th? high' that on the whole 2i,0C0 acres, there is but three i lies, and the nearest of them is five and a half miles t the tract thus told, aud that It was impossible to culti it, or to get a living on it. Oil these representati Justice l'arkerheld Sergeant ts bail in the sum o; $.M answer the nt!?nce before the proper tribunals Serg keeps an office at present at the south east corner ol' and Broad streets, upstairs. Burglars at Haiir> VkntV ?Sone desperate daring rogues scaled the window at ' Venu'i HI in A.mi street, on Fridoy night and stole a * medal composed of an Atnorican GjI.1 Ka^li valu $10, set in a silver st r, and then regaled the nselve* liis best Tra'.mco scgars, a quantity of which they caa away after drinking and tasting of several varietit liquors. If "the boys" had caught them there they w aot have nee.lcd much other punishment. Brutal Assault.?Henry Erben, organ wiker, ol Csntre street, was met on Friday evening by twoi named Trpler an) Walton, and most brutally beat at>us<d. His'assailant* .have been arrested and he bail. Coroner's Oillce?Saturday, Oc'.obar ?Stra h.?Thv Coroner wai called yesterday iimrnii investigate the manner in which Capt. Win. Hubo. native el Bridgeport, Connecticut, came to n suJuen c yesterday morning. He arrived in thisci'y last Wtv lay, out riot being able to obtain employment In capi of commander of a vessel, he m-ido arrangements t turn yebiurday morning to Bridgeport in Uio tteam For the purpose of lecurinf hi* passage he took loip on Friday night at the stoic of Messra.Bird tk. Harve. South street, with Mr, Lewis Cross, clerk of the firm slept in the same bed with luui. Mr. Croia awoke about lour o'clock in the momini( when be desired t< main until half past live, at which time a colored man sunt to arottnu him,who discovered that he was dead, coroner'* jury returned u verdict of "death by disea< the heart/' Smhe* Dkceasf..?A young man named James Ci a native of Irclan*, a^ed about 26 years, who c?me Troy on Friday in ihe steamboat Pictsmoutti, inten to return to Ireland,died very tuidenly on tne saim ning at the hotel of Isabella Kelly, 337 Washington st He was complaining ol sickness while on basnl the and on her arrival immediately went to the before tioned house, where he died about 12 o'clock at ni#h said he was a shoemaker by trade, had been stt'-cted d.sease of the lurgs, for several month*. Bud wa3a)jo return to Ireland from thiscity. Us has a sister res at Albany. Strange as it may appear from this s'utn yet the persons in whose houie he died, stated that h no money with him of any consequence. His clot and o;htjr tft'ects will be found with the Coroner. Court for the Correction of Errors?Fri Oct. 27.?The causes on the calendar from 251 both luclusive were called and ,pawed?There it win Ordered, That the calendar having been t called and no counsel being in attendance read argument, the court will not hear any further? meats until alter th? llth clay ol November r that all motions noticed for next Monday, a over until the 15;h day of November next, orui quorum of thiscouit shall be in attendance; th?t motions mav be noticed and will then be ft as on the first day of the term. Adjourned until the next day at 9 A M. Thk Calendar.?For the benefit of tho*?\ cerntd, they are informed that on Wed.ies iaj 15 h day of N iwcmber next, when this Court resume the hearing of argument?, the ' aus'-s w taken up 03 follows: ?Nns 17,2,10, 19, 20 ho which were reserved ; and ihen the calendar again he called lr<ni the beginning. Zoology.?Green Irwin, wrho hss been on a pedition io ihe Rocky Mountains, write? fci th kansa* Intelligencer >is fulluwa: ?*' I took an mol of the lion or panther species. It U a ntrt io Uufl.m or Gwldrmith, and to us all. It is ul of a briaiit scarlet color, larger than a panther the most terociom animal, I suppose, that eve mto the hand* ?>f the human species. It was c? iu a wolf trap." L:fk in BosTor* ?Last night a pack of rownamed Henry Bnker, foaeph Rouge, a perion ,>assc:j by ll'.e nameol Mr.nkey JacketSimond two other kindred spirits, entered the oyster sf io&epti M. Parson, Haverhill street, and begi help themselves tre?rl> to what they wanted, t'. stcpied ouifrom behind the counter, when knocked him down, bound h>m, and then we work systematically to rob Ha shop af wha val'iablea they could find. They found eignt lara in >n?ney in his vest pocket. Becoming a eil by a noise without, and by the struggle o F. to esccpe, one of the villi ins fired a pis him, but the ball passed him, and hit Jacket Simonds," wounding him, aa ? ? supp somewhat snionsly. The rowdies then fl-'d Ion Mait, Oct. 17. ?7- AMERICAN MUSEUM?Attraction* rei for two da> ? longer. General Tom Thumb will cor to hold h;i levi es there Monday and Tuesday, am and 7 o'clocK, P. M. of each day. There will be entertainment*, consulting of experiment* in Me*ai by Pro!e?sor J.hna-n, and the interesting end iauq iierformnnce* c{ Dr. Valentine, Mr. NeiiU.lic. 'i t pe.'uil Fair is beginning to r.ceive loeruaiod atu now that the Fair of the American Inititnte it. ova businessmen are 'eari iri;; th;.t it promote* their ir to leave their good*, specimen*, &C., &c. exhibited I the thousand* of viiiters of that e?tablni'.iment. Ctf- TI.E CHEAPEST MAGAZINE EVER LlbHED'?The NEW MIRROR,;i(t<mouU>!jr pi Tar' one fur November, containing five ongiua superb steel engravings, and aixty-lonr super octavo pages of letter press, mostly original malti tine whitc r ap? r price 93 cents, and a M'icral ditcoi agei.t*. For sale, wholesale and retail, by BURGESS & STRINGER, Broidwsy, comer of Ann str Also tke Weekly Minor f->r tin's day, with a m ficen' portrait of Count D'Orsny?Price ij cent*. (fij- Country agents supplied with any of the < publications at publishers' price*, and one day in ad of thtir publication in this crtv. BURGESS & STRING! QQ- TEN FACTS FOR THE PUBLIC ? Fsot No. 1?That Hewe?' Nerve and Bone Lin andthe Indian Vegetable Elixir will cure any case< Rheumatism. No. -J?Comstock's Sarsaparllla I* admitted by all have u*ed it to be superior to any other in use. Tr cents per bottle, or $4 per dozen. No. 8?Oldridge'a B^lm of Columbia will step tii from falling out, and restore* if when baid, and kee head entirely free from dandrnil. No.4?Conwel's Ymi<irol Tain Extractor willsav limb an 1 scar in any case of burn or scald, if the are unde?troyed?t-Vop mortification, reduce swelliui inflammations and cure any external ailiugs. No ft? Dr. Mc.Nalr's Acoustic Oil has cured total ne??,of IS year* standing; and for all complaints) ear cannot be turpajsed. No it?The Chinese Hair Eradiea'or will remoi hiir from the face. neck and arm*, and not injure tlv lrlicate skin, under forfeiture of 560. N'n. 1? Hny'? Liniment and Lin'n Balm of Chii warri>nted positively to ouru the Pilea, or the mon turnrd. No. 8?The Oilof Tannin will render hoot* and entirely impervious to water, reduce the ?t rlVst leather to aaoftnera and pliability like new It and double iti wear. No f>?Tho ( liinesu Hair Eredicator remove* al from the face, neck and arm?, and will not injara th delicate *k in. An I the 10-h Fact it, that all the** article* have thorongh'y teated and are recommended by*.>mnc drat jihy*irlm?, and thnt they all can be found g< mly at 31 Cotirtlandt itrv. t in Philadelphia o VVulls Com?tork 8 N.irth Ath-itreet. (67- ITOHriJST. TELLING. Wl fCHOR\F I\ all *?rtv ot !) \ iltrv are adv*rti?ed at Peal.-'a M thi? 'vei'Jf, In 'ddition to the utuul curioaitiea and t ion* of tl.ut ctabluhment. f*-%? oiitcl't niib't rn ? w r? npini v ti may al? a> bo ??cnred by a frao una of Shermau'i oratPil Orri* Tooth I'antn. whioh la pronout.ced who hove pxpr i\ rd it to be one ot the mo<t dalicio pau'ifnl artloVi buloro t'i? public. It I* intirt 1 from Qil d'dfteiioua matu lain, I'avoa n plrntarit ti the mouth, l? i rr i-rtly clean, nnd altog* ther th? economical preparation of th? bird to be found. Dr Shcrm tn\? wnrpbo'iap i* !( ? Nam iu ?tre?t. f\ IIOBro M-vst ; 10 A'*or Houaa, 937 Hud?on; m n . 7T Ea?t Braadwnj j gfi William #t. tmd 1S9 Fu.lon Bmtklyn. Q(j- COUGH*, I OLl>?, bPU TINO Of B! "will in 'be ?i Ip ind cVir, ?n<l mi] di(p?l><i? of ?h? in ' LiTpr, ? 111 be enrt d whrn alli-lte f,ti|?, bf tl Tact ?f Lnnfrwort, trom 91 CourtUnd itrppt. Th I ins wl I doall we pto>'? it will, and do?a nit ih? falaa rartlflpttM which Retain babam m n r? to m>tain lh*lr biimbur, winch ara tomo mn high h. ppr bottle TMl Ksti <ct doe* not raa.ih nonn^ to mdl it a* if, wo ka it- own wny to pHolic t?y it* Intrinsic mt rit?. Pi 0 > one dollar par bottla, lor f 3,

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