Newspaper of The New York Herald, July 8, 1845, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated July 8, 1845 Page 1
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THE NEW YORK HERALD^ Vol. XI., No. 1N3? Wbola No. 404I. NEW YORK, TUESDAY MORNING, JULY 8, 1845. FiIn Two Coat*. THE NEW YORK HERALD. JAMES GORDON BENNETT, Proprietor. Circulation--- Forty Thousand. DAILY HERALD? Every day. Prlco 3 cents per copy? $7 35 per annum? payable to advance. WEEKLY HERALD ? Every Saturday? Price 8} cent* per cony? $3 13$ cents per annum ? payable in advance. AI> vfcRTISEMENTS at the uiual prices ? alwayt ca*h in advance. PRINTING of all kinds executed with beauty and despatch. (n?- All letter* or communications, by mail, addressed to tlio establishment, must be post paid, or tho postage will be doducted from the subscription money remitted JAMES GORDON BENNETT, J'noekiKToi' or the New Yob* Herald Kstadlhiimekt Northwest corner of Fulton and Naasan HUMMER ARRANGEMENT. BLOOMINGDALE, MANHATTANVILLE, AND FORT WASHINGTON STAGES, Will commence running in tiie following jrder, ou Saturday, Mav 'he 17th, 1815, leaving Manhattanville at (i o'clock, A.M., and con iiuUk tve.) ii. if hour until 7 o'clock, P. Si. l eaving New Vork, corner of Chatham and pTryon Row, at 6 A.M., and < outinue every half hour until 8 . M. Stages to C.\rmansville Trinity Church Cemetery and Kort Washington, ever)- hour through the day, from 7 A. M. to 7 P. M. Kare to Manhattanville cents; Carmansville 1SK; Fort Washington Si ceiiU. B.MOORE, jy2 lm*rc Proprietor. UAV LINE FOR NEW PORT AN/) PROVIDENCE. VIA LONG ISLAND RAIL ROAD. O.i Thursday. the 3d of July, a train will leave I the De|x>t at Brooklyn, at B% o'clock, and con Lnert with the Steamer Worcester, ut Green .port. ran; $1. The regular days of runniuK will hereafter be Moudays, Wednesdays and Fridays, commencing next wext. Biooklyu, July 2. 181.1. jyl Iwrc FARE TO BALTIMORE 01. " Through in Scvm Hours. NEW CASTLE AND FRENCHTOWN RAIL ROAD AND STEAMBOAT LINE. Tb?* unrivalled Steamboat ROBERT MORRIS, Captain J. M. Douglass, will, ou and after Mijiday, Julie 1C, leave Dock street wliarf. daily, (except Sundays,) at 3 o'clock, P. M. Pas sengers will arrive III Baltimore at about 10 P. M. Fare only SI. This Line is composed of the following splendid and fast .Steamboats Robert Morris, Captain J. M. Douglass. Ohio. . . .. Captain L. Davis. Constitution. ._ Captain J. Chaytor. George Washington Captain J. Trippe. This Line leaves Bowly's wharf, Baltimore at 3 P. M.? Tickets for Wheeling anu Pittsburg cau be procured on board the boat. UNITED STATES MAIL LINES FOR BALTIMORE. h'arr. $3 ? Through in Six Houri. PHILADELPHIA, WILMINGTON AND BALTI MORE RAILROAD LINE. Via Chester, Wilmington, Elkton, Havre de Grace, fcc. On and after Wednesday next. June 25th, the fare between Philadelphia and Baltimore, by the Mail Lines, will he reduced to $2 The Trains will leave as follows; ? Froin Philadelphia, I From Baltimore, Depot lltli and Market streets. I Depot in Pratt street. Daily, except Sunday. at 8 A.M. | Daily, exc, Sunday, at !? A M. And Daily, at 4 P M. | And Daily , at 8 P. M. Wheeling and Pittsburgh ? Tickets through to Wheeling and Pittsburgh can be hail at the Depot, Eleventh and Market sts, _ , G. H. HUD DELL, Agent. ror further iuformatiou. apply to J. L, SLEMMER, at the office of A dims tc Co. 17 Wall street. June 84th, 18li. jettec LONG ISLAND RAILROAD COMPANY. -3>iBggw>- wwl aBB REDUCED FARES. SUMMER ARRANGEMENT, TRAINS RUN AS FOLLOWS, On and after 14th June, 1845. From Brooklyn Depot ? Boston Train? (V! A. M. daily, Sundays excepted, stopping at Farmingdale and St. George's Manor. Accommodation Train? 9)4 A. M ajid 5 P. M. for Farming duleaud intermediate places, daily, Sundays excepted. Accommodation Train, 3 P. M. for Greenport, d^ily, Sundays ? xcepted, stopping i\t Jamaica, Branch, Hempstead, and Hicks vili , and all the stopping places between Hicksvillc and Greenport. From Greenport Depot ? Boston Train, daily, Sundays excepted, at I2>4 o'clock M., or on the arrival of thesteamers from Norwich. Accommodation Train ? At 5 A.M., daily, Sunday* excepted, for Brooklyn and intermediate places. Fr?m Farmingdale Depot ? Accommodation Train. 6Ja A- M. snd P. M., daily, Sun day* excepted, for Brooklyu and intermediate places. >Vom Jamaica Depot ? Extra Traiu, IX P. M. daily, Sundays excepted, for Brook lyn aud intermediate pltces. The Boston Trains stop only at Farmingdale and St. George's Mttnor. The Accommodation Trains stop at the following places on the road, going both ways to receive aud deliver passen gers, via: Bedlor? 8 Deer Park 69 East New Vork 12>< Thompson 88 Race Course 18x Suffolk Station 100 Trotting Course 18}? Lake Road Station I 18% Jamaica 25 Medford Station 1 I8?4 Brushville 31'* Milleville 150 Hyde I'adc, 17 miles 37)4 St. George's Manor. ... 1 62 Clowsville, (during ses- Riverhead I 62 aiou Court,) 37 m Jamesport 1 62% Hempstead 37',' Mattetuck 1 62 '? Itranch 37>. Cutchogue 1 62S Carle Place 44 Southola 1 h-'t Westbury 41 f?reenport, Acc'n. train. I 75>4 llicksville 41 Boaten Train 2 00 Farmingdale 62X Stages are iu readiness on the arrival of Trains at the several Stations, to take passengers at very low Fares, to all parts of the Island. Llaggage Crates will be in readiness at the foot of Whitehall street, to receive Baggage for the several Trains, 30 minutes be fore tne hour of starting from the Brooklyn side. '[ /"Rockaway Baggage taken in separate Crates. jnlOrc TO WESTERN TH A.VELLERS. U ID EJCPRE88 AND PIONEER PACKET LINE, ^'rom Philadelphia to PitUburgli via the Pennsylvania Rail ami Canal? through in 3i>% dayv The above line is now in full operation and offers great inducements to persons who wish ? pleasant mode of travelling to the west. The cars are built in the most approved modern style, the boau are Sited up in a superior manner, and every effort is made by the proprietors to conduce to the comfort and convenience of travellers. The scenery on tltis route is unrivalled, and tV cliain of Pennsylvania internal improvement! is well woi thy of being seen. 1) v this route |>assengers avoid all the fatigues and dangers at tendant upon suge travelling, andat the same time make on ex pedition* trip. The cars leave every morning at 7 o'clock. Passengers are ad * ised to engage their placet at Philadelphia. Office in Philadel phia N. E. corner ol Clusnut and Fourth streets, and at No*. 13 and U South Third sts. A. CUMMING8, Agent. Philadelphia, May I", 1845. Kor information, in the city of New York, apply to B. H. KNI8ELL. Agent lor D. LEECH Ic CO.'* Line. 7 West st, N. R. my 17 tim'rre FROM BOSTON TO PHILADELPHIA IN A DAY. flggca ftggn ateXDH --Tyrap- -WHW* i? ?pHE TRAINS noon die LONU ISLAND RAILROAD 1. are now arraugeil for passengers to leave Boston at 6 o'clock .iml arrive in NewYorkat 4, as was the case last evening; and take the Philadelphia train at miartcr before 5, and arrive there at II P. M. | inyMtf NOTICE.? On and after Monday, the 9tli in stant, the car that leaves City Hall at six o'clock in AmH the morning for William's Bridge, will leave at half i,?.t lire: returning, will leave William'* Briitge at seven o clock. The cur that leaves City ilall in tlw evening at half past six o'clock for Harlem, will leave at six r 'cloak, and will run to WilNam's Bridge ; returning, Icale William's Rridge at seven o'clock and twenty minntes. juft rrc WILL1AMSB VRUH A \D PECK SLIP FERRY. The Trustees of this Kerry, believing that ? there pre many of the citizens of New York . -and vicinity that are unacquainted with the i icilities this ferry affords ns a pleasant communication with Williamsburg and Long Island, would state that there are two good Kerry Boats on this Kerry, which leave Peck Slip every fifteen or twenty minute* through the day up to J o'clock, r. M., and then up to R o'clck, at cacli even iwiur and half hour; after which a boat leaves at 9 o'clock and 10 o'clock. The lait boat leaving Williamsburg at lialf-paat 9 o'clock, P. M. P. S ? On tlie evening of July 4th, the boat will continue to run until 12 o'clock. jyi lin'rc NOTICE. STATE N ISLAND FERRY FOOT OF WHITEHALL STREET. KARE 6 >4 CENTS. On and after Saturday, 7th .luuo, the Steamboats SYLPH and ST AT EN ISLANDER will leave New Yori every hour except 5 P. M., commencing at R A. M., until 7 P. M. Leave Siaten Island every hour except 4, commencing at R A. M., until 7 P. M. t ju7m Morning line at 7 o'clock, FOR ALBANY, TROY and intermediate B. from the Steamboat Pier at the foot of SBtaMflkSbaBarclay street. rm; ikl'ast and Dinner on board the boat. l ean s New York at 7 o'clock, A. M., Tuesday s, Thursdays and Satin day , and Troy at 6 o'clock, A. M., Albany at 7 o'clock A . M. Monday, Wednesday and Kmlay. The low-pressure steamboat TROY, Captain K. Gorham, *n Tui idays, l'luir?da\"i and Satnrdit) s, at 7 o'clock. TV steamboat NIAGARA, Captain A. Degroot, on Mon * , Wi dneaday and Kriday, at 7 o clock. or piissag* or freight, apply onboard, or to K. B. Hall, at the office on the w harf. Notici*? All good*, freight, baggage, bank bills, spvcie, or any other kind of property taken, shipped, or put on board this boat, must be at the riak of the owners of ?uch goods, freight, bag. d?ge, Ate. _ jelBrc NhW YORK, ALBANY AND TROY LINE. *OIl ALBANY AND TROY DIRECT. n"ini- ?!?lock> P; M.?Tli? steamboat EM ? ? ? I 'BE, 4 apt am R. B. Macy, will leave the sjknmboat pier fiwt of Conrtlanilt street, every Tuesday, '.Hiiiisday and VltXlilT afternoon, at 7 o'clock. T| Mon (1* NEW FERRY TO ! FORT HAMILTON, YELLOW HOOK AND NEW YORK. THE Steamboat H.imiltou has bean with ?drawn, and the iteainhoat WAVE will take 1 ?tier pi act* , and run a* follows, until the IOLAS "is ready? leaving pier No. I, E. R. New York. 7 o'clock A. M. Id A. M WJs " P, M. 0 " P. M Fort Hamilton. 8 o'clock A. M. . " P M. I 5 " P. M. . 7 P. M. I Fare? cents. freight taken on reasonable terms. Jy7 3t*Je MORNING BOAT FOR ALBANY, | AND INTERMEDIATE .LANDINGS. ? Tliv spleudni st -auiboat SOUTH AMKRi (;A, Captain M. H. Truesdell, will leave the foot of Barclay street ( north aide of the Ferry) on Tuesday iih i mi iik, July 8tli,'at 7 o'clock. |T7"*llri'akfast and Dinner on board. For passage apply <?u board the boat. Usual Landings? Caldwell's, West Point, New Imruli, rough keeosie, Hyde I'ark, Ithinebeek, Redhook, Maiden, Catskill, Hudson, Coxsackie, Kiuderhook and New Baltimore. J)7in PEOPLES' LINE OK STEAMBOATS FOR ALBANY, DAILY? Suudays Excepted?' Through Di li at, at 7 o'clock P.M., from the Pier between Courtlandt mid Liberty streets. Steamboat nOCHF.STK.R, Captain R. (J. Cruttenden, will leave on Monday. Wednesday and Friday Evenings, at 7 o'clock. Steambout KNICKERBOCKER, Captain A. Houghton, will leave on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings, at 7 o'clock. At 5 o'clock P.M., lauding at intermediate places, from the foot of Barclay street ;? Steamboat N E W JERSEY, Capt R. H. Furey, will leave on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday Afternoons, at J o'clock. Steambont NORTH AMERICA, Captain L. W. Brainnrd, will leave on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday Afternoons, at 5 tf'cloek. Passengers takiuc either of the above Line* will arrive in Alba ny in ample time for the Morning Train ol Cars for the east or west. The Bunts are new and substantial, are furnished with new and ilegmil state rooms, anil for speed and accommodations are un rivalled on tlir Hudson. Freight takau .U moderate rales. All lt rsous are forbid trusting any of the Boats of this Line, without a written order from the Captains or Agents. For passage or freight, apply on board the boats, or to P. C. Scliuitr.. at the office on the wharl. je30 m FOR HALIFAX AND lTvERTOoE THE Royal Mail Steam Ships CALEDO NIA Hid H1BERNI A, will leave Boston for Uhe Above ports, as follows:? Caledonia, E. G. Lott, Es?j., Commander, Tuesday, July 1st Hiberuia, Alex. Ryrie, " 1 Wednesday, July 16th. Passage to Liverpool $120. Passage to Halifax 20. Apply to D. BHIOHAM, Jr., Agent, 6 Wall at je 26 BLACK BALL OR OLD LINE OF LIVER TOOL PACKETS.? FOR LI VERPOOL? Only I Regular Packet of the I6tli of July.? The new ana magnificent packet ship FIDELIA, 1 150 tons burthen. Win. e. Ilackslalf, commander, will sail positively on Wednesday, thofJuly. For terms of passage and to secure the best berths, early ap. plication should be made on hoard, foot of Beekman street, or to the subscribers, ROCHE, BROTHERS & CO, jy7ec M Fulton street, next door to the Fulton Bank.N.Y. FOR SA~LE? FREIGHT OR CHAKTKK? The ? very last sailing packet ship, MISSISSIPPI, 6S0 tons, ?liiiilt in this city by Brown tk Bell, salted on the Stocks, and resalted every year live oak and and locust top, live oak apron, semson stern frame, and forward and after cant frames? newly coppered and in perfect order for a three years voyage? hut accommodations for 20 passengers. Apply oil board at Orleans' wharf, foot of Wall sUeet, or to jufiin E. K. COLLINS St Co., M South street. FOR NEW ORLEANS ? Louisiana and New York Liu* Regular Packet, to sail Monday, 21st liiKM'it -The elegant fast sailing packet ship OSW K lUVCapt. Hood, will positively sail as above, her regular day. ... ? For freight or passage, having handsome famished accom moditious, apply oo board, at Orleans wharf, foot of Wall st, or to E. K. COLLINS Si CO., Mi South st. Positively no goods received on board after Saturday evening 19th iustaut. Agent in New Orleans James E.Woodruff, who will prompt ly forward all goods to his adddress. jlrc PASSAGE FOR HAMBURG? With Despatch? ? The splendid new packet ship SILAS HOLMES, MH?^Cnpt. U. C. Berry, will sail as above, and can very comfortably accommodate a limited number of of passengers in cabin and steerage. This ship having been built expressly for a New Orleans packet her accommodations are of the best and most cosdy description. Persons wishing to secure berths should aisko early application ou board, or to W. & J. T. TAPSCOTT, mv26 rr corner South street and Maiden lane quick desi OLD ESTABLISHED EMIORAN T PASSAGE .OFFICE, 61 South st. ? Passage from England, 1 re stand, Scotland and Wales?Those sending for their friends would <lo well to avail themselves of the opportunity of makingtheir arrangements with the iubscriher.4 on very mode rate terms, by cliss packet ships, sailing from Liverpool weekly. Drafts can as usual be furnished lor any amount, payable throughout the United Kingdom. Apply to JOHN HERDMAN, 61 South st. The mail sieamer Hiberuia sails fir?m Boston ou the 16rh inst, by w nich letters can be forwarded quickly. mv'23 rli FOR GLASUOVV -Regular I'aeket.-The well .knowu, fist nailing llrilish Barque ANN BARLEY, .Duncan Smith, master, 450 tons, will meet with quick despatch. For freight or passage, having excellent accommodations apply ou board pier 8 N. R., or so WOODHULL fc M1NTURN8, jy3rc 87 S inth street l't?rt BELIZE, Honduras? Barque JOHN R. GARDNER, James Pedenen, master, will have despatch for the above port. Wir Height or passage, having superior accommodations, ap ply to the Captain ou board, I'ier 9 E. R.. or to j3 ifrc V. ALEXANDRE, 2B South st. PACKETS FOR HAVRE? Second Line? Tfie ? packet ship BALTIMORE, Captain Edward Funk, ^will sail on the 1st of August. "'or freight or passage apply to BOYD It HINCKEN, No. 9 Tontine Buildings, cot. Wall and Water street! Jy2 re FOR LONDON ? Regular packet of 10th July? ? The well-kuown, fast sailing packet ship WJ5L iLINOTON, Captain Charles Chadwick, will posi tively sail as above, her regular day Has splendid accommodations for cabin, second cabin anil steerage passengers, who will he taken at reasonable rales, it early application be made on board the ship, foot ol Mai leu Lane or, to JOSEPH McMuRRAY, j2rc Comer of Pine and South street FOR ANTWERP? The splendid (hip DEVON ? SHIRE, Capt. , will meet with quick despatch ?for the above port. ? or passage, having handsome furnished accommodation! for cabin paMengeri, auu also for second cabin passengers in the house on deck, apply to je7 J. HERDMAN, 61 South street. FOR LIVERPOOL? The superior ship NEP ? TUNE, Captain Peach, will sail oil her regular day. a For passage, having unsurpassed accommodations in tlie Cabin only, apply to JOHN HERDMAN, je27 rc 61 South street. FOR LI VERPOOL? The New Line ? Regular icket 21st July? The superior fast sailing Packet ship Ol TlNoUER, 1050 tons, Capt. Ira Bursley, will ?sil a* above, her regular day. For fre ight or passage, having excellent and superior accom modations, apply to the Captain on board, or to WOODHULL k MINTURN, 87 South itreet. Price of Passage 1100. The Packet Ship Liverpool, 1150 toiu, Capt John Eldridge, will succeed the Hottinguer, and bail on her regular (lay, 2d of August. je26 ec FOR SALE, FHEIOHT OR CHARTER? 'J'he ,rerv fast sailing barque HOME, Captain Watts, built . ain Baltimore one year since of the belt materials, carries snout 4,000 barrels, and has handsome accommodations for twenty passengers. Apply to Captain Watts, on board, at Pike street whar<7 or to E. K. COLLINS it CO. il? rc ,V> South street. SCOTT'S BAZAAR. No. 37 DEY STREET. BETWEEN BROADWAY AND GREENWICH STREET. S JAN 1)8 S( OTT retui us bis most sincere thanks to his " friends and the public at large, for the liberal support re ceived since he has been in business, and hopes by the same strict attention to merit a continuance thereof. The qualities ofhis Ales, Wines, Liquors and Segars, are too well known to need comment. A large assortment of Refreshments to be had at all times.till twelve at night? such as Beef Steaks, Mut ton Chops. Fried Kidneys, Ham and Kggs, Sardines, Poached hggs, Tickled Tongues, Welch Rarebits, CofTee, Tea, tic. A Sood diiMei ofRoail or Boiled Meat for One Shilling, every ay, from 12 to l o'clock. Dublin Brown Stout always on ilriuglit. Good Lodgings for 2"> cuts and 37|f cents, Cold Cuts at a moment'! notice. This House has been proved, by comparison, for ) ears past to be the coolest and most comlort - able in the eit> No li.mse U tter supplied with English Irish, Scotch and city p?|>rra. Always the latest news by the Steamers. Good Rooms for Pm ite Parties always ready at a moment's warning? free? gratis ? for nothing. Je> 1 m ? ec EXPRESS NOTICE. 'IMIE Undersigned being desirous of doing all in their power A to sustain the iioveriiment iu its ex|*rimeut of giving cheaper imstages, hereby give notice, that on and after the lirst day of July ueit no mailable matter whatever, either open, or in t nvelopei, or in wrappers, will be received at any of their Office t for transmission by express, or otherwise. Positive instructions will be given to their Agents to refuse mailable matter, under whatever guise it mav be offered. LIVINGSTON it WELLS, New York aud Buffalo Express. Ntw Yoik, June 23, 1*45. je23 tliju ec Ml Li TA H y EQUIPMENTS. H.J. STORMS, 84 FULTON STREET, HAS constantly on hand, a full assortment of Military and Horse Equipments, according to the United 8 ates and State regulation. Alio, a variety of Saddle!, Bridlos, Harness, T ranks, Valises, lie. Sic. Iloi .e Equipments of every style, made to order. je!3 lin'm / VIMS KIEL1) respectfully informs Ins friend! and the public ? " that he has arrived iu the city and taken quarters at the Uni ted States Hotel, hii entrance through the bar, or 19(i Water street; where he lias a number of Bassford's improved Billiard Tables .on sale or for playing, and will be happy to have them tried. Ilia bar is w ell stocked with materials for making Sherry CoWllern. White Line, tm. to. jef, lm'rrc 111 | M III LBS. OLD FILES, but little used, for sale ? lUjVvU Also, n lot of File Steel and Tools for File making, worthy the attention of inantffactnrersnnd smiths. Ap ply at No IWS wststllrwl mv IV lin're caRuEtingT I5 t PEARL STREET milE SUBSCRIBERS bare just oiiened the large and uiaeious I. CARPET WARE ROOMS, No 154 IVarl itnet, former ly occupied by Smith, Hewitt It Co., and are now ready to oiler the public an entire new stock of Carpeting, bought expressly for the spring trade, tome of which are exceedingly rich, of ii'W de signs ana colors. Among them max he found? !5 NEW SETTS KIDMINSTER BRUSSELS, Entirely New. It PS. KIDMINSTER THREE PLY, Rich Shading. SUPERFINE FINE aNO COMMON INGRAIN CARPETING, ,, Of every variety and description. Hugs, Dmggeta, Table and Piano Covers, Worsted, lufled and Jute Mati; Oil Cloths, very heavy and in great vnrietiei, from 2 to 24 leet wide; together with all other articles usually Touiid in the trade The public are requested to call and examfne ourstock before purchasing. P pf.TFJtSON It HUMPHREY, m?n im'm 4M rsarl street. Vary Trial of Captain Voorlieca. U. 8. Shit Columhi t, > At sea, May :10th, 1H43. ) Sir : The numerous duties incident to the recent trans fer of the Mediterranean squadron, from my command to ; that of Commodore Morris, have hitherto precluded me the pleasure which I now avail myself of, of expressing the satisfaction 1 have been impressed with at your ear nest co-operation and support in accomplishing the ardu ous duties of the squadron, and promoting the interest and i welfare of the service, by your good example of subor dination and rigid adherence to the discipline and eti quette which have characterized the efficiency and good order of the squadron, and which my successor has no- | ticed so favorably in general orders. In thoso expressions of gratification at vour individual course of duty, I must beg to include the officers and crew under your immediate command, who have not failed to imitato your good example, and attain a charac ter tor subordination, nigh cfflcicncy , and propriety of de portment, thai the most critical cannot but udmue, and thi! most fastidious be pioud to emulate. It were unnecessary to say with what deep regret I have parted from the beautiful squadron which so lately engrossed all my care, at tho very moment when the successful completion of our labors in establishing its discipline and efficiency, and the unavoidable but pain ful austerities of command and disagreeable parts of practice had so happily terminated, leaving nothing to interrupt tho duty we owe to the service of our mutual country, or to disturb the harmony and friendly feeling existing among so large a body of officers anu crews But I do assure you, that in the now command to which I hnvo accoded, 1 shall carry with me the most grateful recollections, and ever cherish tho attachment which 1 now entertain towards yourself and tho officers and crew under your command, for the distinguished and faithful manner in which they nave discharged their vari ous duties. With my kindest thanks to yourself and them, and my best wishes for the happy and honorable completion of your ctuise, 1 remain with respect and esteem, Your mobt obedient servant, ? (.'has. W. Moh?an, Commander-in-chief of the U. S. Naval force on the coast of Brazil. To < 'apiuiu Pmi.rr K. Voorhkks, U. S. Filiate Congress, Mediterranean. This letter wa.-. road in Court, and identified by Com moduic Morgan, then undei examination as a witness on the part of the accused, as the original letter addressed by him to the accused. Being a part of the record of tho proceedings of the seventh day, and interesting, too, I have procured a copy for your paper, in connection with the other proceedings of the court. Washikotom, D. C., July 3d, 1813. Ninth day of the proceedings. The Cou;t met at the usual hour; the journal of yes terday was road, corrected, and approved. Tho exam ination of Lieut. D. T. Porter continued on the part of tho prosecution. The following quastion was proposed by tno Judge Advocate : " Diiryou have any conversa tion withMr. Griggs, the pilot, when you anchored on the tail of the Horse-shoe, or on the day after when you went up tho bay, and what was that conversation V- It was objected to by the counsel for the accused ns illegal. The Judge Advocate referied to some authorities for the examination of the counsel on evidence. The question was postpound until to-morrow, in order that the counsel for the accused should have time to producc his author ities to substantiate his objections to the admissibility of tho question. Lieut. I'orter thus proceeded in his testi mony on the part of the prosecution : The wind blew about a single-reef topsail breeze ; sometimes a little squally. On Monday, the 17th, when the attempt was made to got under way, toward sunset the wind moder ated. The ship could have been got under way, if the messenger had been dogged. Croti-examined by the acruscd.? From the entries in the log-hook and together front my recollection, I have stuted the condition ol' the wind and weather on the 15th, Kith, und 17th of March. The wind on Monday was a single reef topsail bree/.e, as I have stated before ; the anchors were sometimes hove short before we called " all hands" to weigh the anchor ; the orders of the Secretary of the Navy to Captain Voorhecs, were made out in my presence, and I heard the Secretary give orders to send them otf immediately ; this is the reason of my knowing that orders had been sent by mail to Captain Voorhees; the Secretary did not send a duplicate of iiis order* by me to Captain \ oorhees ; I undertake to relate fully and accurately what passed between Capt. Voorhees "and the pilot ; I did not participate in the con versation ; 1 was officer of the deck ; I was officer of the deck when the pilot came on board, und as such I at tendril tu the general duties on deck, and at that time I was stationary; Captain Voorhees had given me some ordei m relating to the pilot, and I was standing by him for further instructions. After 1 lett the deck at 4 P. M.. 1 was on deck again three or four times between that and sunset ; 1 was on deck, I suppose, at different times, one hour alter I P. M.; 1 do nol recollect hearing any conversation with the pilot or of there being any be tween him and Captain Voorhees at that time . I do not recollect of Captain Voorhees being on deck alter the pilot came on board ; I think he sent once for him into the cabin ; 1 was not present and of course did not hear what passed between them there ; I was on deck when the ship came to anchor on the llorso Shoe, after sunset, ami nol again till my watch came on in the morn ing ; I was on deck when the ship came to anchor on the Horse Shoe, ten or fifteen minutes ; it took about that time to bring the ship to anchor. 1 do not remember whether Captuin Voorheeis was then on deck or not ; I know eftlie men being pad oil" only from rumor; I speak of the men whose times were out, and were discharged at Annapolis ; I think there were from forty to fifty ; it was the purser's business to make out the accounts and pay them off'; Captain Voorhees passed through me the order for the lieutenants to punish the men at Ports mouth, New Hampshire, before we sailed; and was in. serted in the order book fire or six days after the order was passed through me, and also before we sailed ; I proceeded to make "all sail'- as soon as the pilot came on board, and squared the yards about an hour and a half afterwards ; judging from what the pilot told me we were about twenty-five or thirty miles South and Last of Cape Henry light ; he said he had not seen the light, however, for many days, and as it was foggy, he did not know the position of the ship ; the studding sails were not up when I came on deck, but were up when 1 left the deck at 4 P. M. Question. So far as your experience in the navy extends, is it not customary for lieutenants to punish the men without reporting them to the commander ' The Judge Advocate objected to this question. The counsel for the accuscd stated that the Court always objected to a question, because the Judge Advo cate always stated his objections to the Court. The Judge stated he merely said it came under the same objection as a former question which was ruled out by the Court The Court was ordered to bo cleared. The counsel for the accuscd mentioned to the Court that he had offered to submit his reasons in writing to the Court for offering the question. The PaEsinEMT said ? " Verv well, I know, clear the Court immediately ;" precluding Mr. Cox from present ing his reasons or objections. The Court was cleared, and on re-assembling, the Judge Advocate informed the accused, that the Court :onsidered the question ruled out by the previous de cision on a question proposed to Commodore Charles W. Morgan, (which was not ruled out) but declared not admissible in its then form, and the question was modi lied and admitted. The counsel calling this fact to the mind of the Judge Advocate, he proposed to alter the record so as to read that the question was objected to in its present form, which was granted and done. The question was modified as follows " According to your experience in the navy, has it been usual for captains to allow lieutenants to inflict punishment for minor offences, without reporting to the commander AM.maR. ? In every ship I have sailed, lieutenants have had authority from the commander to punish the men a dozen over frock or jacket for minor oflences with a small piece ol rattlin stuff without reporting to tho commander. There was no differ ence on board the Congress from this practice I have spokan of, except that the lieutenants were restricted to six lashes. I have never navigated a vessel into Hamp ton ftonds; the only means I have of knowing the depth

and width of the channel is when the soundings were taken, when we were going into Hampton Roads from Annapolis with tie Congress; we beut up with a N. W. wind and tucked a great many times, and from my recol lection we takced in five fathoms always, and there ap peared to me to be plenty of room for any sized ship to work in; the ship was beat inrt that time, and Mr. (iriggs was the pilot; tho course I thing was w. by N. When we beRt into Hampton Itoads, the last stretch from the light boat brought her into the Roads, the tide drifting tier up very fnst: I think we anchored off the Potomac af ter we left the Horse Shoe; the wind was about N. by ] W., the course wnstothe southwai <1; the courses change from light bnnt to light boat, and the number of course down I do not know ; I think the distance was about (Hi miles, or n little oror, from where we anchored to the Ilonds. 1 1;/ thr Com t. While we were at anchor on the tail of Horse Shoo there were two or three light boats' lights in sight; I din not enquire as to their names. Hy the Judge Jldroratr. -I have never seen any order in any order book as the one in the order book of the Congress. I have known a custom in 'hips I have sailed when lieutenants punished the mon with tho colt for minor offences ; but not for all offences ; 1 could have no means of knowing whether such au order was established, as the order would be given by the captain to the lieutenants, and the Congress is the first ship in which I have sailed as a lieutenant; I do not know positively of any such authori ty being given, and only presume it, because no lieuten ant, in my opinion, would take such authority, unless it j was given; I know it has been a custom as long as I ran ! remember, since 18'Jfl. (The President thought the wit- I ness whs somewhat inclined to stretch tho blanket a lit tie, or was heedless in what he was saying, and iutei rupted him at this moment ; but the witness replied he knew what he was about and would only state what lie j remembered.) The Judge Advocate thinks reporters were i always useful, but not always correct. (This w as elicited | by a member speaking to tne Judge concerning the coi ? respondent of the Commercial Advertiser of July I, in his | letter from Washington of the 'JHth of June, to that paper, : Sec , Sic.) The testimony of l.ieut. Porter was here | closed, and l.ieut. drowning was cailed and sworn. Kxq mined by the Jitdgr . Idrocatr, on First Charge and ; f-'irit Siiei iticalion.? I was first lieutenant ol the < ongross. , The following order was here shown to witness : Natt l)F.r*a tmkit, March 13, 1H4A. ( apt. P. K. Vsorhcks, Comd. u. 8. frigate Congress. Off Anapolii, Mil. Sm: You will procood without delay in the I'. S. frigate | Congiess, to Norfolk, and repot t on your arrival there to the Commandant of the Navy Yatd. You will direct the account* to be made out of those I man whoite terms of service have expired, and who de- 1 maud their discharges, ami iuform them that they may proceed to Norfolk in the ship and receive their pay at that place, or they may take tneir discharge atAnnapolis, and receive their pay from the Navy Agent at Baltimore. , I am very re*p'y yours, OKO. BtSrKOTT. ( apt. V. informed me on Friday afternoon the 14th of March, about 4 or ft o'clock, that he had received such an order, ami that he wished me to get the ship ready. I told him I had nothing to get on board but the officers' j mess stores, and that 1 would get them on hoard that morning, ami it was done. Ne*t morning (.'apt. V. in- I formed me that the men had not yet been paid off whose times were out, and he could not sail till Monday. On , Monday morning as soon as the crew of the captain's , boat got their breakfast, I sent his boat for Capt. V. and hoisted in the other boats ; before Captain V. got . alongside, about half-pa^t 10, we had a fair wihd blowing j very strong ; when he came on board the pilot rematked he would not like to get under way the wind wax blowing ! so fresh; 1 remarked to < apt. V. that 1 did not believe the i messenger would weigh the anchor. He told me so soon an 1 could, he wished me to get under way; but to be j governed by the pilot. A little alter 1 I'. M. I went t* | < apt. V. and informed him the wind had lulled some, and that 1 thought I now could get the anchor up; the pilot was also willing to start. Capt. V. said, "very well, do so if you can." i then said, there were some officers yet to j come on board, who were m a schooner, and it had been I driven to leeward. Me said, " never mind them, we will I not wait for them, us I am anxious to start if I can, they can join us by the steamer at Norfolk.*' I had all hands called, and commenced heaving; the wind freshed again, and blew quite strong, and we could get in only a few links of the cable. I was fearful of parting our last messenger, and concluded to stop, and reported the same to Capt. V., a part of the messenger being made of an old stream cable we had on hoard. On Tuesday morn ing we got under way, and proceeded down the bay. I do not know whether the purser had paid of)' the men, or not. Mr. Fleming acted as purser's clerk. I do not know what was the wind on Saturday. Tho ship was always prepared to proceed, except hoisting in our boats and weighing our anchor. I do not know why we did not proceed down the bay, more than what ( apt. V. told me, he twas waiting for 'the purser. 1 think the Capt. came on board on Monday, about 10.90. I despatched the boat at *.30. Tho distance was four mile* from the shore, Had Capt. V. beo'. on board about six, we might have got under way; the wind at first .vas light; 1 do not think there any de!.?y after the boat reached the landing. I do not think the bout could go and return again short of two hours. There was nothing I know of to prevent Capt. V. staying ou board that night. (He is a married man.) We could have carried three reef topsails, if we had got under way on Monday. By thet'orKT. ? We did proceed with despatch after we left tho anchorage on Tuesday. All the officers were not ou board on Monday. I do not know what S emission Capt. V gave them ; the olticcrs were Mr. lair, the gunner; Mr. Jeflries, and the Cants, clerk. They reported to me when they came on board that they had returned. No other means were within our power at tliut time to get the ship under way then, but by slip ping the cable. The mcKsenger parted the last time wo got under way, at the farts ut Norfolk, and we slipped. In going up the bay I do not recollect how often we took up our anchor, kc. Strand Cluirgr ami Specification. ? Capt. V. did estab lish an order authorizing the Lieutenants to punish the men at the beginning of the cruise ; first verbally, and then lie inserted it in his book of regulations. Third Charge and Specification.--' The first information 1 had of the ships going to Annapolis, instead of Norfolk, was a week before Capt. V. received his order; it was at Rio de Janeiro. He said he would get his order from Com. Tumor to return to the Chesapeake Bay, and that he would go to Annapolis. He stated his reasons why ho intended doing so; to persuade him from it, I stated to ~niu/..r0a,0n8 W"y 1 fought ho ought not to go. lie replied you niay grumble us much as ) 0;i please. I am M. .1" in. K? t0 A!luli',oi,s-" Alterhe received his orciei, and we were at sea, he lound that the Com modore hod pinned him down to one port, Norfolk which he thought not very liberal, after the long cruise' he had nle stilMo0"1 10 dT ar,Cr tLttt' he tolunie he wj.hed ?. ' I1 A0 exerc.Ue th? crew Qt their quarter* between t re nr u l?q K ' "? Wanted t0 kce!' them prac ?f m n e Ufr,vod al AnnaP0li?, he expected the Head* of the Department and Bureaus would visit the ruT/l 1111 it !f? wanted to. showt 'hem how woll thev exer cistd. Belore we got to the equator, I remarked that the lashings at the mast head looked clumsy. He said when we get to Anapolis take them oft'." AVouta week beloie we got to tne Capes, I was speaking of paintirnr ter we^'et'lnT thC WJ?* "ai<1, "P<*'nt the masts a? ter we get in Annapolis." Tlie next I knew of our going UiTJSrfJ^ "" i"1"' ??>* oS "a**.-. . j " Pu"uaut to adjournment? the journal li > es?#rday was read. corrected, and approved. Lieut It. 8. Browriko was called by the Judge Advocate and resumed his testimony, as follows:? I do not recollect of shn!>nRr -rh a.veSSer ,iailed while we were on the 1 iorse Shoo. [The order of Commodore Turner to Capt. Voor ,'.e,fS ? to Nor'?'k and then report to the Socie tal y of the Navv, was here shown the witness I I had knowledge ol this order the day Capt. V. received it a Bv the" ro6r We.f?,0t r? soa he told n,e tlle purport of 'it. i r i Tu "iJ e ConKre?? might have borne a great deal more than three reef-topsails before the wintf the i?h,T g?l ul!de,rJ1WB> ^m Annapolis; I meant she might have earned three reef-topsail* by the wind m previous answer referred to the time the Congre.', m tempted to get unr'er weigh on Monday. Z Ac:c?i ?kiv? J mean when I say "the shin ank so .soon as I could, when we left Annapoft we car' ried double fore and mizven topsails and single reef main it m !yi> |6 mr t01:,ail hejn? a Nllo,t ""e one ?,ie ''"5 about eaual to the two in the fore and mizzen day the X","? r T?h l,if?hter then "'an on Mon iihmii I f Pt'V'to lieutenant* to inflict pun hment was the same us this, article K3 in this limit now shown me; I see ,,o diflerence that I recollect I considered it an authority from both the Secretary oft hi Nay and from Capt. V., by hi, entering it on h? book but t did not act upon it until it was put in the order oo K, in consequence of their being a written ordei in Into rh n?H ' prohibiting such authority; when it was interlined, as you will perceive it in the bracket* i? was then acted upon, as it abrogated the Captain's n're viou. order; 1 regarded the inierlineation as authority- to punish accoruing to the usage of the service- in all , I have sailed, lieutenants :h?re been '^Jowidfe excepting two veffelif"* With?Ut nV0Tii??< 10 the Capt. The following question was proposed: ? . 7,an?e .l.ho ve?so!= in which this practice was allowed and their Commanders, und those in which it was not al' Ci"' nor do I know that it is not a correct record: I could testi fy to my own remarks in the logbook a* correct ! ca . I not speak lor otheis; I have already stated in my evidence that I could not see any light but Cape Henri f ' Horse WS?hoCcOUaI tlT 1??"? lur,h?r thc 1)l>' than the nurse ?noe, as the ship was Koiiur at least twn knn?9 through the water and under short sail. ' ?ee any iffht h4Dr^nA h-1 ,h?.uld JudS? we could not see unj light but Cape Henry light, as the nilot who i* I li*htnTmi?n^h' t0|ld|n'e the" that hc could see no other | light, I mean the delay on Monday for our not irettinir r.;!rv"7.:r?,?=,i? 3ess\ 5S5J I Advocate. Being sworn, testified on the part of the nros- I ?n h?r V' '!" (0ll.0w*-l was on board tho frigate Congress i , n r"lC;J0' thf ,ast two y oars, l was the* the or lir / u?W of ( R|,tBi" Voorhee* having I el ?th o m'?pW. Sh,?\v" mo, ?" Sat""'V morning, ! ine i .th ol March, at Annapolis; I do not know whr.n account of th'Vi the 1 W 8" ordored to make up the account oi those men whose term of service had evnir^l a?? soon as jiossilile. there was between forty and fifty i a o^lockhfthe^^ e*' rd'i'0UsJ'V a* Poaalble, ami 'at I u ! afternoon of thc same day, 1 took the I h?? s Ukh,,,,e to pay oft the men; the purser, Mr. < ahoon being on shore with the fund, and the men on arrivTn ? ed atTov,*' iT rrcet rdy'"? ott tUe ; ' ; ? ?,hat '"Kht; *o far as thc business of pay- j ? liv n.A. m ? fr,VVni' nocause of delay after Satur- i lay night at 10 o clock, thut I know of. It was not till i w ere p^'i0^rt'n?hthat ' ",'t V WHa '"formed that the men .kil paf , therp " as no purser'* clerk on board the I of sich ci'rk ',ef,thrmi'"i7 r*Ptain> 1 did "><? duty he naicl o(T nn h n,cn had been sent to Raltimore to as the* b>H ? "tag" could have been gained by it f a they had to Kign then accounts, ami it would hav? u l if** ll,cfnv?nient for the men, and 1 believe thev a o^U,^'"'1 their account. V Zy I on the lank iV nih?"' y received l'?> '"ent by check. CKh tKttler^V?1 "!^X.Cu?Pt " ,n)al1 *"m in Ca'h to don?'.-.l settlements with thc men could not have been polls :?h?e"e vi'd" ( Hhoon ? " A,r V or the l'nr??l . i! direction, either from ( apt. and b. re.din?. 'h.?.^Ve tho"? "''counts made out. knew the they could not be made up until we | eilto h y were ta lie paid oil' ; the Captain wish- i edto have every thing in readiness to i-ay them oft a, i to makeVrenort'tl "ht,AnnV,oli"i he Kflvo direction* 5 reportto him (the (apt;) It was my, or the it was .o luta h?f e.|d0ne " WM not done '"ecause ii was so late before tliemen were paid oft' that niirht rrmo Sunday morning till Monday after'noon, the w^fh.Vw a" day afti?^ "0t ffl "'"0iu,i 1 r,mched t'le -hip on Mo" ay atternoon, just belore sundown, after I had renortxl a. I^ould B??h ( V;- ,oM r ,0^ ?? the a?HpT.oon as I could, a. be wanted to sail at the llrst moment 'sSssaKfaBS-pafiSiftS' whose hand writimTare hnth Uh iMr' 1 ''to", m ?. ?? ?^*af?ai%cns "Ti-zsf dore Morirnn hnsi ntithori/A i * , ommo oreKn the httntl writin* o Vr v 7J%retjry r ! denceVilf be'orte'i "i'T ,c,tJed- a?d that 'no moro"^. ,he "rc,,",d ad^t- ; WB, here j.ropo.ed by the jIRL trial " A luestion a certain letter when ?. ,d?* Ad)'0C,te, in relation to curred i lollowlng crot. tlrinf o? President. ? (Tartly.)? What letter ia it ? what does what place, and where, Sic., allude to Judob. ? (sharply and emphatic.) ? It ia Capt. V'? letter enclosing despatches, from Annapolis. President.? (Somewhat peevishly.) ? Well, ii there any offence charged in the sjieciflcations and charges on account of this letter f We have nothing to do with that letter, as 1 can see. Judob. ? (Calmly, and in sotto voice.) ? No, sir. But I think if it canbe proven that a letter was written on the equator by Capt. v., that he intended to go intoAnnapolis. and there report to the Secretary or the Navy, it will have a very material bearing in this case. The witness was then allowed to proceed to state as fallows : This letter is in my hand writing ; Capt. V. signed it; I saw him; I wrote this letter on board the Congress ; I do not recollect the date; it was about a week after wo crossed the equator, on our voyage home, ubout the latitude of St. Thomas. It was written by the direction of ('apt. V.. from a dralt in his writing '. It was all written excepting thu date " March 12;" the figures "fifty two." A blank being left for the number ofdays of the passage from llio to the United States. ? | The signature of Captain Yr. was also left blank, and the name of the Secretary of the Navy, as it was not known i who was .Secretary of the Navy. When 1 say the date , I mean the figures " 1J" ? all the rebt of the date was written. The blanks were all filled on the evening of i oui arrival at Annapolis. It was euclosed to the Secre tary of the Navy the same evening by Lieut. Porter. ? The papers marked O. and T. weie enclosed in the let ter, and are the same as referred to in said latter. The marks G. and T. are mine; the latter portion of the letter was written at the same time as the rest of the letter with the exception of the words before noted. When the Con gress anchored in the Horse Shoe about 8 o'clock in the evening, I heard the hail of a vessel passing, but did not hear the word; f heard the reply; it was from Captain V. as follows : " This is the U. *8. ship Congress, bound to Annapolis." 1 know Mr. Origgs, the pilot; heard the hail because hetoldira so. By the Accused ? 1 had the ship's books on shore at Annapolis, and other officers were detained with me from going on board by the Imd Weather; the officers were Mr. Blair, Mid ihipman Jeffries, the gunner, and sail ma ker; there was brought to the U. b. in the Congress 9 or 10 prisoners and witnesses as near as I can recollect; I do not know what the crimcs were they were charged | with; 1 u.i 'ersiood they were engaged in the slave trade; the United Statis Marshal took charge of them at Anna polis, up'1 carried them to Baltimore; the accommoda- I tions for < 'apt din Pendleton, who was one of the prison ors, were a chair tnd table on the inain deck between ; the guns, near the entry of th"! cabin door; the two mates messed with fie forward ol'icer.aiidthe rest mess ed with the crew. The president here asked, as if arous- j ed from a deep study as to the drift of the question; " I 1 cannot see what this has to do with'thc charges and spe cifications; is it your question, or from the accused?" j Some Memiikr o* two or them at ox r-He has been ac- I succd of not treating these prisoners with kindness, | Stc. I suppose. President ? (quickly) ? Well, is that the case I Yetithas j no besring; I cant see the object of it. Judge Ajjvoi ate ? The qucstiouis offered by the accus ed, it is not mine; it is, however, now answered; let it go President ? Well, yet it don't seem to? the witness proceeded; Captain V. ordered me to leave the date of that letter of the litli blank, so as to be filled up if we should arrive at Anapolis, if not 1 could write it over again; I brought letters to Captain V. once, and asked him if I should leave out the place, Sir. ; Captain V. said if we did not go to Annapolis I could write it over again; Captain V. told me that Commodore Turner had given j him orders to go to Norfolk at his own request before I we left Rio de Janeiro; I went into ' aptain V.'s cabin 1 between 10 or 11 o'clock, when thu Congress was an j chorod off Capo Henry, and askeJ Captai.i V. if he was I going to Annapolis; he answered that lie was going to | Annapolis if the wind was i:ot fair lor Hampton lloads, j und that it depended upon tl,e wind whether he should go ' to Annapolis or not. Br the Court ? The vessel lie hailed while on the j Ilorso Shoe 1 do not know whether she was bound up or ; down: 1 have no other direct information from Capt. V. ! about his going to Annapolis that I have stated to the | court; I heard Captain V. tell Captain Pendleton he was j going to Annapolis in the cabin on the voyage home, and | before we got to the coast of the U. S.; I did make an \ attempt to ge* to the Congress oh Monday, in a schooner { which the other officers and inj --olf hail employed for i that purpose; but made no attempt on Sunday. I Bv the A? i i ?KD ? I heard the whole of the conversation ' between Captain V. and Captain P.; Captain V. inform I ed Captain P. that he should probably go into Annapolis, ami asked him if that destination would be inconvenient to him and his crew ; lie replied no; that the counsel he wished to employ resided in Baltimore, and that he thought it would be better for him to be tried in Balti more than Norfolk; that lie would rather be tried in New Vork, as liis owner and friends lived there; I waited on Sunday for the ship's boat, and took the earliest opportu j nity on Monday to go off to the Congress; if there was a I ship's boat ashore I did not know it. A question that was j pir>ented by the Judge Advocate to l.ieut. l'orter a lew dnv? since was called up to-day; the counsel remarked ; that the judge hud informed him that he had laid aside 1 the qnertion Hlto;j<sther; tlio judge replied that he had thought on the matter, and now felt disposed to put the question; tti<- iudge had prepared four sheets foolicap of argument, citations quotations, Sic., Sic., to impress upon the court the utility, necessity. Sic. fcc., of the question. The counsel for the accused made his written objections to the quosuon, as well as a reply to the Judge Advo cate's ji\rum?jnt; the court was then cleared, and on re assembling the judge informed the accused that the question was admissible. The court then adjourned till Monday looming, 10 o'clock, and thus closed the pro ceedings of the Eleventh Day. Which is which ? ? We received the following let ter, by yesterday's mail: ? Mr. Bknnktt ? Editor New York Herald. Please publish in your columns the following :? " Married, in Wilmington, Del., on tho 30th tilt., by the Rev. P. Riley, William Chase Barney, of Baltimoie, to Elizabeth, daughter of James Booth, Chief Justice of MffW." And oblige, your obdt. servt. W. Chaik Bar.nky. And the following we find in the Phi/<u/c/phia U. S. Gazette , of the 7th instant: ? New Castle, July 4, 184;"). | To the Editor of the V. S. Gazette. Sir? The United States Gazette of this date has been I shewn to me, in which a notice is inserted that my | , daughter, Klizaboth Booth, was married on the ?i0th of June last, to a certain William Chaso Barney. I, as the I father of tho young lady, beg you to contradict this mat ' ter ; and also to request the editors of other papers, in ! which the notice may' be inserted, also to contradict it. i I am very respectfully, your obedient servant, James Booth. Extensive Fraitd.? We are sorry to learn that a deeply lnid and extensive scheme of villanv hasbeen successfully practised upon some of our merchants. The particulars are as follows:? An individual who for some | time past has carried on business in this city, has been ! in the habit of buying goods of our merchants, with the 1 ostensible object of exportation. By punctual pavment, he had succeeded in acquiring a large degree oJ confi- l dencc, and he was believed to be doing an excellent busi 1 ness. lie was trusted freely and readily by a number of our host house?. With this reputation, he, within t he last fortnight, purchased goods to a very lurge amount ? ostensibly tor cash ? promising to pay on the 1st of July, and in some cases giving his checks on banks, payable at that date. The goods, with the exception of the pur chases at one house, were all delivered. In another case a house succeeded in tracing the goods to New Vork, and the principal, having his sr icions excited, prompt 1> pursued them, and tinder advice, succeeded in lecovc ring his property. It is said, but not generally believi-J, that the pur.%ha?or of the goods has made his est ape to Kurope. A deep conspiracy is thought to hare c listed in relation to tli.s transaction, and the creditors are determined to investigate the matter thoroughly, with a view to ustice. Too much credit cannot bo awarded to the gentleman who by his activity, perse verance and moral nerve, suc>.i eded not only in recover, ing bis goods, but in tracing many features of the plot, which, it is hoped, will assist in the complete develop, nient of the foul and complicated s<-iienie Yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock, the thermometer at i the Kxchange stood at M degrees. Phil. July rt. iioi.y Dxatii. ? A party was inude up on j the 3di instant, at Hurt's village, Dutchess county, to visit the wells ' in Hover. These wells are natuial ba sins, formed hi rock by continuous cascades ol a small stream down the side ol a mountain. They arc five or six in number, and though the access to them is difficult, they are much visited. About 4 o'clock P M. the party nut scattered along the stream, and four or five had made their way to the uppei well; of this number was Silas Oermonfl. about is yearsot age. He was standing near the cascade which tails into the second well, when he slipped, and was carried down b> tho w ater into the ba sin; the descent wn? about 20 feet; h# win seen to rise once and make an eltort to swim, but sank again imme diately. The basin is the largest of tho whole number, and is about uO ieet long and 30 loet wide; owing to the peculiar construction ot the basin it could only be reach ed by ropes, which weie brought from a house a quarter of a mile distant. An elder brotherof Mr. (}., who was also of the party, was lowered down, hut alter an ineffec tual search be was hauled out much exhausted. A raft was then made and sent down, and an experienced diver, who happened to be near, also went down and found the body in about 10 feet water, directly under the fall. It was brought out after having remained in the water about an hour and a quarter, but life was extinct. Thk Wkstkhn Rivkrs. ? The Mississippi wus on ? stand yesterday, at lliis |?oint. The officers of the steamer Republic, report the Missouri river to have fallen ten inches ut Weston, wiien they left, and falling fast from that point to within fifty miles of the mouth? from thence down, on a stand. The Illinois is reported by the steamer Domain, to be only two inches higher at Henry, at the head of I'eoriu l.ake, than when at the lowest point, and at a stand There hail been a rise of about six inches at Peoria. ? St. Ijtuii Rep. June *J8. Thk I'tsMis. ? We hear daily complaint* against cab drivers, for overcharging passengers ; this dishonest cus tom is above ail resorted to, when they have to deal W'ith a woman ore foreigner. Cabmen are required by law to have their bill of charges posted up or uailcd in their oabs. hut non? rf them do it, however, and through the j carelessness of the inspectors, passengers are submitted ever) d?? to n g eat deal of annoyance, and are constant* ly the vi tuns of a piece of rascality which has already been too long in practice. Cant the inspector* put a stop te this nuisance ^ Cobbe aeon tee Lake. [Correipondenca of the HeraJd.J COKBKSCONTKE LaKK, WlNTHROP, July 3. Pen and Ink Sketches, or Extracts from my Journal ? Trip up the Kennebec, Augusta, and parts adja cent ? The Trade, fyc. ? Great Country for Eggs. I promised such of your readers as choose to fol low me, during a short tour, that in my next I would give them a description of the romantic scenery of the beautiful lake, where this letter is dated ; but as my stay will be prolonged to another week, I pro pose to give them in its stead, a slight account of ou r trip up the Kennebec, and stay at Augusta. Kind reader, in our last, we left you as we stepped on board the beautiful " Queen of the East," the " John Marshall," with her gentlemanly commander, Capt. Brown. Sup|H>se yourself now entering the mouth of the noble Kennebec, .iust as the sun tips the eastern hills with gold, and summons man to his task. We pass swiftly up to Bath, stop five minutes, and are off. Here are several steam mill? for lum ber, about a dozen ships, barques, brigs, &c., now building. On our way up, the eye, at every point catches some object of interest ? the rock bound shore ? ship yards ? bays ? steamers, ?fcc., all lend their charms to make up the scene. We next stop at Gardiner, and, as we i?ssed the wharf of the "old line" of steamers, our captain told the gaping agent to have patience, the " new" boat of the " ola line," would be along in five or six hours. Here we stop ped ii minute, and in ten morp were at our berth in Hollowell, the present head of steamboat (of this class; navigation. Augusta is two miles above here, and 1 learn that.another year steamers of 800 tonswill ch to that place. For years the navigation of the, Kennebec has suffered for the want of a ship channel from Vaughan's Point to Augusta, 2g miles. Alter years of importuning to Congress, without success, the town of Augtiota appropriated last winter, ten thousand dollars for this purpose, and I learn th it two enterprizing Yankees, (live Yankees can do anything, und had Archimedes been a Yankee, he would have blushed to ask for a fulcrum, to tip over this little hall we live on.) from New Bedford, Messrs. G. Randall, ana J. C. Has kell, have contracted to cut a channel from the wharves in front of Augusta to Vaughan's Point, five eighths of a mile below Hollowell, 7 feet deep and eighty wide, at low water, for the $10,000. There will still be about one hundred rods to the present I channel, which has the depth of water. This can b? cut through a flat,(drv at low water, )for SI, 000, which will be raised in two" hours by these "Yankees." ? If these persons who are constantly petitioning Con gress to "widen," " deepen," and " open" channels, in our rivers, would just raise the amount required, and let Congress alone, they would much sooner, and at less expense too, gain the desired object. With a little perseverence and " Yankee ingenuity," for nearly three miles, now navigable lor vessels of one hundred tons, there will be a broad, deep, and safe channel, capable of taking steamboats of eight hun dred tons the whole distance. To Augusta, this will be of inestimable value ? here is one of the lar gest and best water powers in the world, and by this a vcsspI may load in New Orleans wit;, cotton, or Philadelphia with coal, and unload it into the factory dtThc k'ennebec dam is situated at thin place, and is capable of driving the spindles o* t?tone?e^u^h ? cover a space equal to New ^ c ok _ city. lt^w bum in lXW>-7, and cost originally about $388, <MW- it ? was partially carried away)n 1839, and rebuilt jjpmfe same fall, at a cost ol about #02,000. ine water commenced round the "locks," on the west, rising during a freshet, and in five minutes more. sueh wa. its force, th#t a hole was cut ^ feet below On this canal stood a block ot mills ouuieei long? sixteen in number, which the contractor was 10 deliver the next day, which closed his contract lor the building. In ten minutes more a channel was cut twenty feet wide, through which began pour the whole waters ot the nvernow Bwonen by recent rains. In live minutes more these mills were in atoms floating down the river, a?d such was the power of the water, that it wore into the west bank , 5K ii,.. tajta* .bo?t l?l t J 1? ?' ^*55* such rapidity, that people had but tune to escap< out of their back doors, ere their . house ? witfi all their contents, went plunging headlong over the bank, a hundred teet. I often, in form" ^ny ' travelled where now there is nothing but empty air, 300 feet from the present bank, and 100 trom tn water below. It was a scene of surpassing gran deur. The pond made by this was precisely th' thing wanted by the company round which to est their mills beyond the reach ot freshets. And its ?d is also of solid rock, without which no dam could be made to stand; for want of which the old dam was lost. The loss of so vast ? amount of property, which at first damped the ardor of the owners, proved their greatest blessing The company, however, failed, and it hfts till thi. season lam nearly useless. A. company ^ ton have purchased it, together wjth all , tte tag" ind land. Thev have already laid the foundation for a block <>f cotton factories, and are at this mo ment dig" Mg a canal one-eighth of a mile along where the rond formerly was. They dig this icani il bv lettine w.iter through the locks where they can control it (not round ihc end as when the west w*?8 was formerly carried away). This force ot water is equal to, and will dig as fast ?),00p men cou d^ The length of the present dam is 810 feet ('"cludinc locks capable of raising vessels ot 200 ? tons, 1050 fe?t) It is filled with ballast, save the new part, which is wood. The base is 127 feet; height lo feet- and flows the river back 18 miles, covering about 1,500 acres. Here is the best water power in the world, and nothing but the former selti8h M)r did legislation of this State can arrested the present improvements, which must be the making o ^ gusta in time, and make it what LoweU now is. The vallev of the Kennebeck needs a home mar ket lor its agricultural products Besides the grea numbers of fat cattle and fine horses, owing tc , he increased demand for the Boston market, and the for the purchase of eggs, calves, lambs, - Pgult^ of all sorts. The quantity of eggs pollecedand sent bv the boats is immense. This is well tor ui farmers. 1 learn that eggs cannot be brought into Boston on the railroad without damage. Should the present demand therefore continue the vail, y ol 'the Kennebeck will beceme one vast hen-ery. It is estimated that the boat takes 1?200,d"?,T2 fti*l trip, which gives the enormous amount of 7?W doz. in seven months from this region. Not les than 1,000,000 eggs go annually trom lere to . Bo ton, which at 10 cents per doz. amounts to #10, This is a great world for eggs at least. Btaft Sing. I Correspondence of the Herald- 1 StNO St no, July 5, 1846. A /fit) >x ?" At Stale Prison. The wholefnumber of convicts in the two prisons ,s 906; males, KM ; females, 72 Among the number are Edwards, Otis Allen, lloag, Tom Barry, ?Vc There is no prevailing disease, although more are confined to cots than usual at this season of the year. Number on cots, 1?; average number of daily pre scriptions, about WV , The malf prison is in a prosperous condition, and would more than pay its expenses, were it not for the females. They have commenced the construe tl0ll of a rail road from the quarry to the river saving of team labor. This ?? ? ? n p ^ ol transporting stone from 'lie quarry viaation, (the Hudson.) ( contract; 100 There are about 1M men . M ha?ing; weaving carpets and r g . ^ to wo^ 40 or n0 cutting fur. * me 30 or 10 cutting stone; 2 called the brass sbop,^ wjndow shades; the bal ??"'? ,he k"ch'" ^llv^Reardley, who has charge of the hospital. 1 r' rtinent in admirable condition for the |XiV.iiieliuwliiig oilice nffiE - * ly acquainted with prison discipline. The tiros* Outrsg** 1 1 ne Nkw Yo?k, July . ,r fni v 3d, the name of Mr Sir- lu your pspsrof ??" T with ?? infamous Mr* Llttis; Rowvelt street, I - 1 , ^ re,i(ieiit of the transaction. father and mother, 1 w'U thank same street, and also my j your paper, msrslr'ta1'"* you to put a communis ion in Your w ?hthe that neither of u? are jnj > > in(,ividual