Newspaper of The New York Herald, January 29, 1849, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated January 29, 1849 Page 1
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THI NO. 5352. ADDITIONAL INTELLIGENCE < * thoi BY TH* A STEAMSHIP CRESCENT CITY. 3 ^"if TBS VEOaiBII a0*l ?? littl littl EMIGRANTS OVER THE ISTHMUS, ' par die. die. Sim. A ? froi We have received some additional intelligence of interest trom Panama and Chagres, by the ||0u cteanuh ip Crescent City. As The latest accounts from Panama are of the J? 1 morning of the 8th, and from Chagres of the afternoon of the ?hh inet. There were three schooners at Panama announced for San Francisco. They would leave glR between the 8th and 20th met., with passengers. The Humboldt, coalship, was also there; but would aboi not go to California. The bark Philadelphia was disc not there, as previously reported, but was daily ex- tlon pected. She will probably be chartered to take passengers to the gold region, and one or two ves- *ni1 eels from the South were ti touch at Panama, on baT iheir way North. There had been five deaths mail, viz:? tu n Mr. I.uckett, of New Orleans; . Cspt. Elliott, of the Quartermaster's Department; Mr. Blreb, of New Orleans; ?r ' Mr. 0eo. W. Taylor, of Providence, R.I.; "J"! Mr. Thome, of New York. The latter gentleman died in Panama, on the call morning of the 8th Inst. He iB a son of Mr. Thomas W. Thome, President of the National Fire Insurance Company, of this city. o We leara that a party of engineers, New Grana- gra, dians, were met on the road, between Chagres ete* and Panama, preparing to clear the road and im* *0% prove it for travel. moi The Oius was expected at Chagres in a few days. Shr, it will be recollected, is to ply on the srei Chagres, and will run up fifteen or twenty miles. This will dispense with the use of the canoes. cbr New York, January 27, 1849. sa* J. G. Bennett, Esq:? J'ek Dear Sir?Enclosed, I beg leave to hand you a report, up to the 8th inst., of the whereabout of the har, passengers of the steamer Crescent City, on her hjgii late trip to Chagies. _ iug The publication of the list will doubtless afford tiou a very desirable item of information to many of On? your subscribers, in all parts of the country, and 0llW will by no means detract from the high reputation of your paper for the early furnishing of valuable ^rt news. on, The report, I believe, embraces the names ol all awai the passengers out by the Crescent City, from tun those who had arrived in Panama previous to my for i leaving that place, to those who yet remained at f?i Ciuces and Gorgona, at the headol Chagres River, awaiting conveyance to Panama. I am, Sir, your obedient servant, * R'B! Jno. W. Carrino ton, /wll( Purser of the Crescent Citv. JirPORT OK PkOOREM OK PABfKRIlERI BY THE StEAMKR I h Ouicmt City,Caft. Stoddard, Master,from New I tri York, to Ciiaurki, Deo.33, 18-18,arrh hd at Cuaoiei com Janvart 2, 184U?9X days : low At Panama, Jan. 8. ?Jf: Capt. W. K. Smith, of V*. James R. Malrny, N. York f!_ Louis R Sowers, Phllad. A. A Porter, do. ?T* Harry L. Shotwell, do. Steph'n H. Branch, do. ? N. S Shotwell, do. Charles Hughes, do. J Edwin L. Morgan, do. W. H. Nelson, do. "pp James M.llecd, do. Thomas A Ooln, do. *~*l Hardin Bigelow, Michigan W. K. Pendlston, do. David Rogers, sr. Hudson. J Met an the Road /ram Graces to Panama, Jan. 8. *he John Davenport R. Oessoke n,uc George Chase James Kane, New Haven ben Charles Radcllffe A. C. Carr stre J.t R. J Williamson, Top. C. Prague soli Engln'r. D. G. Phlppa, New Haven v<u De Grasee Fowler, N. York C. Hotohkiss do. Wbii Samuel N. Fox, do. H. Hotohkiss, do pose John Roberts, David Rogers, jr., Hudson Arm John Maynard, Leander Rogers, do. jcft, Capl J as Kearney, N.Y. N. G. Rogers, do. witi John Wilson, do. C. Frttse T1 Jam*s Patten, do. T. Rlmpan thie James Birch, do. L. Goodwin, New York Caol Griffith Rows, do. Capt W.W. Brooks, Brlgpt Imrt T.N.Starr, J. Olmstead a ns J. H. Giles, A. Boydsn, Buffalo nut K. C. Oetsee, Philadelphia John Barker (,f t H A. Warren, H. II 8pencer amu Kd. Batters, Phllad. 8 Qulmhy ruse John Johnson, J. Quick niu A J. Tiffany, Buffalo. J. G. Maxwell W A. B. Cooke, Virginia H. Miller 96s ] C. J. Fox J. Gray heat Oscar Backus, T.R.Newton to i H W. Wyman E. Klrsobaw mou P. Brunner O. M. Yates past At Cructe, (head of Ckagrti Riotr.) Jan. 8 : like Clsrkson Dye, New York T. M. Maslln. Philadelphia four E. 8. Penflsld, do. Alexr. Maslln, do. W A. McLean. do. A. H. Barbour, New York 'pec A.R.Myers. do. E.L.Sullivan, com E. E. Dunbar, do. W. H. Grattan, pose J. W Bowen, do. David Sidle, oros H. T. Boor asm, do. O. W Rswson, Hop John Lienen, do. 8. 8. Gallagher, N. Jersey un James L. Fowlsr, Boston J. B. Pine, Can John M. Buntin, de. J. B Wehrman, and A.L.Dale, do. B. M'Nelly, oft i?. uayioru, rroTia n.i. ntni. d. mull, maw ioru mui AV. R. lUlsay, Brooklyn F. C. Gray, Chicago u I Charles H. ffoyt, Brooklyn J F. Rogers, earn Louis Gibson, New York A. W. Noney, New York the Louis Ltllle, do. M. Bailey, suffl E. Sparrow, Buffalo J. Manning, tod A. Klemm. S. W. Brltton, proj W. H. Baldwin. A. Landon. sailc W. W. Ridley, New York mln tit Gorgona, to leavt next morning, Jan. DlA, for ISE1 Panama. *D* AV L. Thayer Edward Tlohenor ? " O. A. Thayer A neon House Daniel Browning John W. Thompson *?,? Timothy Page L. L Blood Corttandt Livingston W. D Sewell.jun. E. R Hall Augustus Arnold. broa ?All in good health and spirits; no casualty ot ?Bd any kind having occurred, up to the date of our Crui leaving, to any of the Crescent City's passen- I lee ir?-re. fern ? Mar thk isthmus *outs. haw Brooklyn, "January 28, 1819. Ci Editor N. Y. IIerai.d? * In your yesterday's account of the voyage of the Crescent City to Cnngres, Ac.,?and in the letter following, dated Panama. January 7th,?I noticed uut one or two points of information which appear to brad me incorrect, or at least subject to difference of depi opinion ainoug those who have crossed the lath- on,r inus of Garten. UP u You say " it appears that emigrants to Califor- ,ron nia suffer very much on the route from Chagres to Panama." The writer of this went out himself in the "Crescent City"?crossed to Panama by one ?0(1 , road, from (Gorgona.) and returned by the other. ttUC (to Cruces,) and, 9! course, "canoed" up and the 1 down the Chagres river;?and believing faithfully 11 that he and his party experienced at least as 'hard' a time in passing from Gorgona to Panama, as any *tld one could Iihvp, must still say lie saw or heard of JJ(,r' no case of " suffering" that is not surpassed by a twenty mile ride 111 the spring upon any of our lowr prri nrmripu <?r pvpn urmn rnuil.g n???rp*r hniup _ I QU1U At this eenson the road is muddy and bad, (it is bad enough at bpst,) but there is no danger what- Jr. in. ever, and a little nerve on the part of the rider, "?'<c with quiet trust to the sagacity of his mule or hoise, and the guidance oi his peon, will enalile ;;th hun to cross the dreaded Isthmus in perfect safetv; W at least oyer the land travel part of the route. It of r? certainly is not as easy travelling as by railroad dcl" to Rahwny; but on iny word, sir, taking the novelty"and excitement of the thing into consideration, Jf?1 it is quite as agreeable. Your Panama correspondent may prefer the Cape Horn route, and he is entitled to his opinion; ft?l but when I leave for California, I shall most as- A snredly cross the Isthmus. to*: The canoeing up Chagres river, which your cor- ** ' respondent appear* to dread so much, we found J?*111 quite an agreeable variety in the mode of travelling; ' J and the novelty guve it a zest which rendered it 3 really enjoyable, although ,we did "sleep two ,r#? nnhts in our canoe," and in some respects were ^Un rather p tcked in heads and points. Ben It strikes me from the tenor of Ins letter, that he turn is rather disposed to look U|>on matters iu the re- >*ol< verse ol cmtlrur </? rote. t > Please understand me as throwing no imputation *' whatever upon the perlect honesty ol your cor- )#J,( resiiondent's opinion; I merely differ with hitn, ths ana think htm wrong in some points. up t As to the cost of cancer, instead of paying #'&"? a f et man, most, if not all, of the Crescent City's dtfll paesengrs, by a little management and clubbing to- daJ getber, obtained their canoes for up river at the rate of about f 10 per man. ! Tne charge of |I2 fi r a mule, which your correspondent speaks of, ta not an exorbitant one in 5 NE MOB present demand for animals for transit, alugh $10 would be nearer a fair price, s to the advice to friends at home, his first d is, I think, personally good. As to the serf, I differ with him, most decidedly, and say, you wish to go by the Isthmus route, go! It ia euch bugbear as it is represented." 'he third point of advice is eicellent. Take as e over personal baggage as may be, and as e of that as you can get on with. Send your ght round the Horn. Pack what you curry in eels not exceeding 125 lbs. weight. .a to " Mr. Negrito Istemenos'" letter, so far n "hosts of Yankees stuck" in Chagres, I not over 100 there, just arrived; and in all bability, twenty-four, or at most forty-eight re, would see them all on their way up the river, to the "entire prohibition of tobacco, Arc. even ransit," I can only say that I landed with a iiarter box" for my use on the road, and it was even winkt J at. Yours, truly, C. om isthmus coRKKSpoNnx.nce. CHKiHM. New UHAKiin. I an 2. 1819. Behwett? re left New York city on the 28d of December, at at 4 P. M., amid the load huzzas of friend*, hunI* of whom gathered on the wharf to bid us an affeeate adieu. We number some 130 passengers, from ly eeotion of the Union. There are men of talent integrity among u*. The emigrants, as a whole, * probably rarely been excelled, always exoepting pilgrim fathers. There is one gentleman, (Capt. tb), who ba* been long engaged in mining operate In Georgia, and who ha* machinery for the ee, weighing some 20 tons. I understand that the prieiors of the Cresoent City, and some of our nasi secretaries at Washington, hare an lntere* ) Capt. S. There is a gentleman who has also ught the mines in Georgia and South Carolina?Mr. boun's i beluve ; a Mr. Blgelow. who has wrought great oopper mines, in the Northwest, is also a us ; Capt. Kearny, nephew of the late Gen. Kesris on board. n leaving the wharf ^at New York, I noticed but female*, who waived their handkerchiefs most sefully, and gaTeus their parting smiles. The rarders is the only female we have on board, who is lien in herself, and who has contributed very much take us contented and happy. Kxtraordinary harty has prevailed All are armed to the teeth, which, esucne, warns all to respect cuoh other. I have not id ons unkind word slnoe 1 left New York, nor i a wry face, only when ofT Cape Hatters*, and le crossing the Gulf stream diagonally, and in the igb,ot tbefeea, with the wind blowing tolerably hard, istmas, '48, was the *i*ke*t and saddest day 1 ever ; the Crescent was a perfect hospital; all were , Including some of the boat's officers, extending ven the crew. On the first day out, at table, the res and forks rattled like hail; but on Christmas, lly it man made his appeuranoe at table Suoh s. such groans, suoh anathemas of gold?such longfor Iriends and home, and safety, and suoh oontors,as on that unhappy Christinas I have never seen. ' man. trainer veruani; siaggereu up ana aown tne n. solemnly vociferating that he had romlted a e of bis liver, and that ha must toon die, bidding 11 a most doleful adieu, asking us to kindly rem?mhim to hia wife and ohlldren, whloh proved, malyds. to be a tremendous junk of beef he had ilowed the previous day without mastication, ""he lardess. Mrs. Yonng, who has sailed with Capt. S. 'ome dozen years on the Havre route, gave us gruel .wo days, for whioh we rewarded her subsequently i a parse of gold pieces amounting to considerable, ing the blow of Christmas, the (tern was mutilatLhe bulwarks stove, and the wheelhouse injured, hiag Ktias Tennel, of Tortland, Me., overboard, tn the tea was mountainous,) who was most iculously rescued by four men whose names ere Introduce to the Humane Soolety, whioh, lit, will reward them all for their extraordinary rage and humanity. A Boston pilot, named J. L. ler, s.eered the life boat, and was aooompanied by McKinney, the seoond mate of the Crescent, John o,a steerage passenger, and John Monro, one of Crescent's crew. A more utterly reckless and ng attempt at lesoue never ouourred. True, a ir was thrown to the unfortunate man from tne er deck, at his own request, which showed his rekable presence of mind, of which he made hapten, and whioh contributed muoh to his praeeron. He was cool enough to take off hie ooat boots in the water, and was perfectly composed n he was taken Irom the water. His rescue caused ih joy on hoard, and those who saved him have i lions since. Krom the time we touched the (Julf am we have been in the trough of the sea, and in ig and returning from Chagres. the trade winds always place the vessel in the trough of the sea. ch is a fact to be considered by all wno are predisd to seasickness. A Mr. Raymond, connected In e way with the boat, has been tick ever since he and a Mr. Cook, from Virginia, has nearly died i sea sickness. be raffle for a riffle at $00, took place, and after it e or hvc persons seised the opportunity to gamble, t putting 2b cents in the pool A oountrymanor two iclpated. It lasted some three heurs, when it died Ltural death, as the song says, for want of breath or enanoe, which, I eoneeive, speaks volumes in praise he morals of the passenger emigrants, who have sad thsmselves principally in reading, song, ohos, stories, backgammon, whUt,kn., and In commuting a history of the voyage to their Mends, hen 700 miles from Chagres, the thermometer was . ?ii intolerable. The weather made us stare, and render what was in store for us when we first nted the flery steed of the equator. Some of the eager* to-day ate eery languid, and gasp for breath Peytona, when leading Fashion a span on the thbeat. e have had a meeting on the quarter desk, reting the transit of the Isthmus. We appointed a miltee to go forward and make preparations, cont'd of Capt. Smith, of Virginia, who has twioe eed the Isthmus, been round the (Jape of Good e nlpe times, Cape Horn twioe, kc ; ('apt. Brooks, old whaler, agent of llowland It Aepinwall; Mr rington, purser of the boat, and a very efficient accommodating officer, and Capt. Gallagher, late .he New York regiment in Mexico. We have auii.ed this oommlttee to effeot our transit as speedily Kifeeible.the Crescent to lay at anchor until our >es come alongside to carry us and our baggage up Cbegree river to Gogoaaor Cruoes, if the river be ciently high. We have also appointed a committee raft reeolutlona expressive of our gratitude to the irletora of the Crescent, to Capt. Stoddard, (a noble >r, always at his poet, and aa intelligent, generous d?d,and meritorious gentleman) and all his officers, heir uninterrupted courtesy to all the passengers, resolutions will also speak in encomiastio terms tore brave men who rescued the gentlemen from n try grave, and of the character of our passage ss tne Isthmus. Chagres is, to use rather an ua;h expression, the Five Points In miniature ; the it, standing at the police station, passing onsa or e, aa ha points over to Cross street, to obtalu a d view of the very dregs of lllth, squalid penury, human degradation, ! will describe Gorgon* and cos, and the Chagres river, at.Panama. From what rn. the Hook will answer for the present for the isr. and tbe streets contiguous to Washington ket for tbe latter, when those Interesting localities i not been cleaned for aVout throe mouths, iptain Stoddard gave a champagne dinner on New ra\ which passed off temperately?that is, none e beasts of themselves, all drinking sparingly ? pre were a few Calathumplans on deck, until the k struck 12 on New Years' eve, when all retired ? they did make a tremendous racket over our Is, just as the old year was about to take its final rture ) At tbe dinner, Captaiu S. being coiled aid, in substance, that when the Crescent was put ?r Chagres, ho feared that h- would hare muoh b.'e during the voyage, irom the turbulence of the prgersj Dili Do was uiippj 10 nou nitnseir rnnunj lenien during the veyage. Wishing u* all mucn I luck, bapplne<t, S.B In our pilgrimage, and a sale prosperous return to our friends, he closed amid b applause. Toast* were given, which were about 'am? as usual oa similar occasions. .ave tern reading filunt't Amrioan Const Pilot, found on pag? 478, the following very flattering consolatory narrative of Cbagrea, and its fatal barindilver, from the pen of Captain O. Sidney b, commander of H. M sloop Bastard: ? I e tar of Chagrci harbor or river has fathoms oa it at later. The eatraroe 1? rather difficult, and at all times ret a fair wind, but when la yon are peif,-tly safe. (U, me :) iUI Lot recommend its Una* entered, U tie measure could tly be avoKad. or to auOcr ilia boats to be there at night ? pcrliepe, the moat unhealthy place known. The Buiard'i run, by tin ta of eeatbir, obliged to slay a night iu the herhe cnKi|uent lots waa n heateniot and seven men. On y one ntm her aiieekt d recovered. This happened between the ai.d ?ilh of Nov., 1.7." approached Cbagres this morning amid torrent* dn. The land, for twenty miles, was high and unting, with occasional bluffs towering above the geil elevation, and rook* tome distance from tb* e; all are well, and preparing for our journey over Isthmus. Mr. Cook, and Mr. Raymond, before Honed, have recovered from tbetr aerious illness, they ere somewhat emaolated,.but say that thsy well. od now, Mr Bsnnett, Inasmuch as I cannot write II of my perronal and Immediate political friends, prembed to do. 1 trust that you will annex my full e to all my letters to yen, on my ronte, and at Ca' nla, so that they may all hear from me through r interesting jonrnal. > arrived oil the castle, at thu mouth of the Che river, at precisely 10 this morning, tired the big and anchored a abort distance from the bark JoUu ion, the only vessel we found here. The squalls been heavy during the day, accompanied with sat and coplons rain. Jivi'ssr 31, 1819. be American Consul has arrived at Cbagrus, who i that tlen P. R. Smith Is at Cruoes with thres es; and that he (the Consul) wat four days crossing Isthmus, one or bis psrty sinking into the mud o his bat, mule and all The riser has risen seven within a few days, which will render It far more calt to ascend The natives were disposed yeeter to extort seme $50, as far as Crnces, but we threatd to go to l'< no Hello, which has alarmed them conrably, and has canted them to lower their prices, ink some of us will embark to-dey, and the residue pen as possible. The American Consul says the ieruiu has not arrived, and tbst there are some W Y( NING EDITION?MC 300 waiting her arrival at Panama. That there la 1 one little aeheoner at Panama, totally incapable, a not disposed to carry paasengere to Kianclaooif eapi tated A Dr Budd, an old man, left In the Paloon a I days since for Jamaioa and New York; via, pcrba New Orleane, who lelt Francisco in October and c roboratee all that hai been aald respecting the p fuseness ot the gold there, adding that It le impoeal to exaggerate the mineral wealth of California 1 here are about 60 hute at Chagree, part with 0| roof* of one story,the population oonelatiDg of about natives, man, women and children. An alllga napped at our boat going aehore yesterday, and i banks of the river, we lsarn, are literally oovered w hideous reptiles The castle at the mouth of the Cl gres 1* about 200 years old, and has within Its diet walls about 80 beautiful brass pieces, with no soldii In It?only a family of natives; and a large sample of the abominable reptiles with which these poleonc and fatal latitudes abound are lurking within, arou about, and under It. We are about to draw lots the first opportunity of going up the Chagree, a God help us when we leave the noble Crescent CI which has oared for us so well. Board at Chagres 96 per day, in a common hut. At Cruoes there are mules, probably, and when we get to Panama, ne b or vessel to take us to the gold region, or even fr these burning tones. But '-we have set our lives U| a cast, and we must stand the hazard of the die!" The brig Anna k Julia, with bides, Is about te condemned, the native pilot having run her aahc (probably on purpose) All h?r er?v numbering have baa lbs fever. and two nut dlo. But 1 m 1 bare endtavon-d to bo faithful in my nai tlve, and will oontinueto be during my entire pilgr age Aditu, Stkphen H Bkhicu I.stoon, 12 miles from Cbogrei Jan. 3, 1840?0 P. M., in the doorway of a hut. Mr. Bennett ? Four of us left C'bagTes at 13 M to day, in a oai about twenty five feet long, tbree feet wide, and eig een inches deep. Our average weight is 100 poun total 640 pounds. We have tbree boatmen, averag 140 pounds each-420 pounds Our baggage wei| about 800 pounds?total 1,800 pounds. In high wal (as now,) in oonsrqtience of the recent heavy rai the taiMnen paddle against a current of about th miles, or that of the Fast river. Our canoe hat thatch, or covering, composed of bamboo, leaves, a canvass. The thatch, or roof is about two feet six shes from the bottom of the boat, and about eight I long, under which four of us sit and lie in a most l comfortable position, with the air very close, and ai white, grt en. and red spiders and galllnlppers, orawl all over us, with alligators snapping at us occasions (if we don't look out.) with now and then a hide* water snake leaping into the canoe. The rain 1 poured in torrents sinoe we left, and we, after tea, (g< heavens!) at the house or hog pen of one of our bJ men, at Latoon, embark for the night on our jonri towards Oorgona, Chagres. and Panama. The equator children are yelling and squalling the oontiguous buts; the pigs are s mealing, the du cackling, and the reptiles en the banks are breath! the most frightful sounds. Before me is Jamaioa rt ooooanuts. oranges, lemons, sugar cane, and other p sonous substances, which my fi lends have eaten, a one of them has already had the gripes. Latoon 1 some twenty huts. From Chagres to this place, I s three or four residences, on rising ground, with cot pigs, poultry, dogs. kc. One place, contrasted with t dismal scenery of the Chagres, looked rather prst just emerging from the most sepulchral scenery that ever gar.ed upon But 1 must close, and now debs cn my solemn journey ior me mgnt. January 4,1849 Onr/upper last night at I.atoon consisted of rl and a stew of bad meat, with a sprinkling of all ( fruits 1 bare yet seen in Granada. 1 smelt, but did i eat a particle. My comrades did, and they look b this morning. On reaching the canoe last evening, embark, we bailed It out, chopping up and es lug overboard some dozen water rnakea that had ( into the boat while at tea. Last night was the hard night I ever passed. It rained very bard. Our bo; men sang the most doleful songs, without cessation, mght. Bullfrogs runt the air with their uaweleo notes, the snakes hissed, and the alligators brought th jaws together so fiercely as to make the forest tremb Amid this frightful soene. with the thermometer at pent up in the veriest cubby hole you ever saw, wh> we could not move wLhoutendangering the lives of i by upsetting the canoe?it was, altogether, a night extreme suffering to us all. After witnessing the mi rable seasick creatures on hoard the Crescent, and 1 tor'.ures I experienced during my eeasiokness, 1 woi not go round Cape Horn lor all California; yet I wot double the Cape rather than to undergo a repetition what 1 have already suffered on the river Chagres. 1 stopped for the night at about 2 this morning, at a b on the river, where two of as took lodgings for 3 houri or which, with three oups of coffee which my oomrsd drank, we gave $1 50? and departed at about 5){,o'eloi Our bed was a piece of cloth spread on a bamboo flo with a pillow about one foot leng and six tnohes wit It was the funniest pillow I oversaw. In the night, beard some of the rascals whispering; but theglisti ing of our weapons, and a word between ourselves, a a Atght movement towards arising amid the total da nets, scattered the cowardly assassins. The males s femalis nearly all smoke; and men, women, and cl dren especially, are very nearly in a state of natu Their apparel costs tbem very little. (Here, befor forget it, let me tell all, that the two greatest luxui at sea are sponge-cake and apples. Never go to i without apples. A man could nave made a large s of money on board the Crescent, with a few barrels apples. They are excellent for sea-sickness ) Brl K" mty of thick flannels-thank God for thoaeflanne t them on about 3 days before you arrive at Chagi or when you have New York. Bring pen, ink, and : per, wafers, fee. Bring apples and sponge-oakeaslo: rise. Never lore sight of your baggage, if you oan avi it-especially money; avoid theWright air; be clean act via fnAr rnfntTnKnp fViii nnt n ansalr It. la hi that KDict Birch and Luckeyate fruit, encamped, a eiposed themselves in every way. 1 have not tasted fauit' and I am not sick aa j?t. Stephen H. Beano The Gold Kicltemcnti now nunr akk ooino to oAUFoauoA. When the newB of the gold discoveries reach this city, and public attention was directed to t land ol gold ore, the first impulse of those w proposed to themselves a trip, was to take care number one, and depart, each on his own hoc Those who made the lirst start,generally speakit had no connection with anybody else. They we oft alone; took the same steps that they wot have taken for any other operation. They did i dream ot such a thing as making any combii tion, or of iorming any association MS to Ca loinia, any more than they would haW dream ot forming an association to go to Long Island pick cherries. But a few days hadjiassed beto the public became enlightened; the discovery w made that it was unsa'e to proceed in thismanu single-handed and alone. It was dangerous, tils a man was sure to (be robbed of his pickings c thei e, l( he saved his life. Hence the origin mutual associations, and the forming of parti composed of not less than twenty, and not ov litty |?ersons. When an association was (oritur they limited the number, fixed the value of th< stock at a certain amount?say $150 to $1,000 ea share ; hut no person was allowed to hold or ov a share who was not; ii active participator, or<i not send a suhst.tute. Some of the associatio do not even allow this, but insist upon all got who own n share. Thsre is n soit of affinity among propositions that brings them in contact. No sooner would halt dozen get together, and find they harmoniz in regRid to a trip to California, than an adjourn imeliugwas held, to draft articles and by-la' tor # company. This would soon he done. The lirst article ol their constitution would in r?gard to the name ; say ' The California Proposition Mining and Smeltl Company." Art. 2?Would state that the capital stock of tl association "shall consist of not hsnthan 26, and r more than 40 shares, valued at hundred dollt tach '? Art. 3?Would provide " that an instalment of t per cent, ihnuld be paid on the day of snbscribli which should be forfeited to the use of the aesoclatu unless 40 per cent, more he paid within ten days afl subscribing, and the balance withing fifteen days subscribing " Art 4?Would provide "that unless a cert? amount?say $10 000, $16 000, or $30 oOO-should subscribed, the agreement became void, and of effect." Art. 6 -Would Inform tb# public 11 that the memh. of the Propofltton < oinpanj were those peraon* w bad paid for their ehar?s and eigned the artUlee " Art. 8-Wou!d classify the members-calling thi who actually ahould go out, "active members," a three who forked ore* the blunt, " passive memben but tbd passives muit lend an active, to dr the di done by all. Art. 7?Didn't allow but "one active member one chare the paeelve members owning one eh might be as many as they pleated." In several insti era active members bave been known to bave t printed certificates Issued, as low as 60 cents; th they wculd dispose of to those who know them, ra'se the necessary amount, we own 10 shares at cents esoh. In one active member who has gone o We shall insure his life, and even If we did not, A 30 of the Constitution, in regard to deceased memb wculd bring us out bunk. Ait. H?Is generally devoted to morality. "Norm bsr of tbe company is allowed, habitually, to swear, dtunk. gamble, steal or hare any Improper eonneotic when he rtaobeo tbsgold valley. It is only allowed rssionslly." Art. it-"Regards officers A prusldent, vice pn ti?? Cm name* who ilgn up Their dutteo mm the t ternary one* of lueh officer* " Art 10?Make* a council of fl,' who hare to 0)1 the tin?arial operation*, receive and weigh the g ore. Thi* council 1* divided Into threa tub mud of tao each. let?To receive the gold ore from the eonimon mi her*, or digger*. 2d? 1 o lee It teaebtd and reedy to *melt. 8d?To run It Into bar* and ?t?mp the name of eompany on each bar of pure gold, with It* Ju*t wetf and the number of e*rat* flne It I*. Kor thi* purp proper *t*n p* and other ntenell* are taken out. Art 11-Kitabllfbe*# conetabulary, or poller foi >RK H INDAY, JANUARY 29, 16 bat < They are to be elected by ballot. They bar* power to nd wallop * member for breaking or Infringing the rule#, lei* bat aot to confine or llailt big freedom " Art. 12?'Provide* that the polio# foree shall not few Hek a member after he sings out'enough '" 'P*> Art. 18? Sny* that any member who don't obooee to or- go oat with the easoelntlon, but prefer* to go aero** the ro- lathmna, or by the way of St. Louie, or any other way ble be cbeoree, may do *o. and oan sell a pounce tloket, provided be hlmeelf don't bolt, bat oomee to tea in time ten in the gold diggin*. If be ainten the ground when the 300 other* get there, hi* (bare I* forfeited to the oomtor pony." the Art 14? Decide# that "member* ibell work together, lib and that a committee nball be appointed to select a ha- locality, wheretbe rlohest stuff 1# to be bad. When nnl tbl* i# lettled, all agree to stand by each other, and >ry whip out any party who come to route them out." all Art. 16?Provide* ''for log house* for residence# of >us member#, and a stone building with proper vault*, for nd, the geld ore, and a committee to be chosen by ballot, for to rtmain guard night and day. Tbe provision* are to nd be stored in ths stone building. Member* who ohoose ity, not to sleep la the log-houses may sleep any where 1* else, except in places where their health may be exno posed. No smeuching during sleep is allowed by memoat bers." on Art. 16?Provides "that the President and Seoreion tary shall aot a# chaplains The former shall read a chapter in the Bible in the morning before labor Is be commenced, and in the evening after the gold Is boused, ire, Tbe Seoretarv shall be obllsed to read or sav nraver for 11, the association, night and morning. No other member uat of the Mfcctalicn need be prerent unless he chooses, re- as til* association distinctly disavow any wish to inIm lrioge upon the religious opinions of any member." i. Art IT? Provided "that no gold digging ehall be , > n'lowed on the Lord's day. It ihall be devoted to wor' f ship arranging accounts and settlements among mem here. A chaplain ehall be eleoted by ballot, who ehall 100 read two sermons, or two atorlea out of suoh booke as ht_ belong to the company Between theaervioes on Hunday. the membere of thla aaaoolatlon may Indulge* In ln ' any innocent recreation, or aocial amusement, auoh aa ,h, a simple game of sixpenny whltt, all fours, seven up, ;er penny loo and oribbage; but eucre. poker, vingt et tin ' ' brag/, bluff. Boston and faro, are atriotly forbidden _ ' on the Sabbath " , B Art IS-Presides for week-day labor. "KverymemBj ber ehall work an equal number of hours with another, ln. and whatever may be hia peculiar employment, there shall bono playing possum, or make believe sick. If he does this, he shall, after three days notice, quit the t camp, and forfeit his share." ins Ait 18?Provides "that the aaaoolatlon shall elect Itv hy ballot a phyaloian, who shall be styled Doctar. In ous addition to his other duty as a member, be shall aot as u.. pbyiiclan and surgaou. ills perquisites shall oonaist Dod of the honor of the title." t Art 20?rrovldea "that no woman, or female of any la_ ?ma, ukiiod or color, mail be allowed to come within nve ' n.iles ol the camp. Any member of the company who In shall entice any kind of female within the boundarieeof ckf( tfce camp, ehall be expelled the association, and forfeit D_ the value of hie rbare to the company. He ahall not ioi 1 permitted to apeak with, cr bold any intercourse, >ol- with * f'mof any deacriptlon. exeept by a rote of a(j consent from two thirds of tne company." 1M Art. 21?Provides "that no man shall be considered aw sick, while able to work. A plea of alokness shall not be valid unlets approved by a two-third vote of the company." ty Art. 22.?"In case a member die, he shall be buried tv by the company. The Chaplain ahall read the funeral service to him. Note shall be taken where he Is put, so that hie friends may get the body. If they want it. The secretary shall record the date of his death..' Art. 2d-Provides " that the council ef six shall, by ;he provisions as are required, prepare the same for the use of the members ; shall also secure the proceeds luu ot the mines permanently, by remitting the tame to t0 San Krasriico to some good merohant ; shall keep an accurate account of eaoh day's labor, and seoare the roj esse daily in the stone warehouse of the company." ag. Art 2d?Provides "that a member may withdraw ? horn the company by selling his share at half what it cost him ; or he may sell it to any person who will aot ma as a substitute, acceptable to remaining members." elr Art 26.?Any member may withdraw (torn the assoilg elation one-half of the amount ef his share of the proe-' fits, to remit to hie family or friends at homs." ' Art. 2B.? If it becomesfnecessary to work on Sunday, .. it may be dene only by a two-third vote of the assoclacf t,on " Art 27- States " that the duration of the associate tion shall be eighteen months from the day we leave ]ld New York, or may be continued longer, if two thirds ^4 of the members of the assoelatlon vote aye " 0f Art. 28 ? Whenever two-thirds of the aotlve memya bers vote to stop digging, and that we have got gold ini enough, every member Is bound to come home to New , York, unless he choose to separate from the aseoeiagg tion, and rettle out there. In such cave he shall rej. eelve his share of the profits; the balance, if there be or' any, shall be payable iu theoity of New Yerk, and the , ' ruemb>rs who stay out in California may draw lor it _a" when tbey please " ,n. Art. 20? Provides " that the aeconnts shall be made ud w'>#n oompany return to New York. The bar* rk- 01 8<>ld, and gold ore, shall be plaecd either in the I vaults of the different safe hanks in the State of ' ji New Y'ork, heated in that olty, on special deposit, ' or | In the Sub Treasury, receiving therefor United j States government bonds, with collateral security, j.. Bucii ? u>jr oe aeemea MiuiHiorj; or mm. noi . exceeding in value three millions of dollars, me/ be sent to the mint in Philadelphia, to be eolne 1 . into eegles. half eagles, and quarters Should th In* 1 oitcd States government hare, at the time of oor rej , turn, a branch mint in thlsotty then a sum not to ex... ceed fire millions of geld, may be sent there for coinage. D ' and the balance placed as before stated. When the " total ralue of ths association ihall be asoertained by cid Per,0DI competent to ascertain it, then a general dlI vision and wind up of the company shall be consummated, and each member shall be allowed to control d bis own share of the treasure. , Art. 80.? ' Every member shall make his will preTioos to his departure from New York, and deposit it with the President, to avoid further litigation in the lettlement of bis estate, in caee of subsequent death, lie may will the preflts of his share in any manner he . iileaaes, and the profits of such share, if he does d*e. are J"1 hereby guaranteed by the association to his heirs, he executors or assignees." ho Art 81 - Makes " article 30th, it having reference i of to the shares of the deceased members, unaltered and I ik. unalterable, se long as the company sbnll exist." Ifr Art. 82?Provides that there shall be no alteration ?! or amendments to this constitution, without an afltr . maths vote of two-third of the live members, and such 1 a amendment or alteration mutt be submitted in writing lot a week previous to any final actios. "t* It is necessary to give this long-windedennstili tution, or basis ot the ten thousand and one mu- , et? trial associations lhat have sprung up like mush- i to rooms. Ail the constitutions bear a striking re- i re semblance, lteud one, and you have read all. We i dS < sn now start lair. In this respect we copy Moses, ; er the historian ot the Exodus out ol Egypt. "He lo? and Ins |a ople had a pillar ot tire by mglit and a 1 ,uj. cloud by day, to keep them together, make them ; ?' act in Imrinonv and kien on the direct road." Our i es propositioniets have iheir constitution lor their | ,pr guidance and government in their future wander'?? mgsto and in the promised lard. The foundation" having keen properly laid, un- ; C'1 der the direction of some half dozen |>oliticianH, **} who are determined to go out, and to do so in a 1 l"t manner that they can manage and conduct the af- I ns lair in the way we have recorded, these men affix nf? their names to tne important document, appoint themselves officers, and the mutual association is "t5 fairly underway. Now to get in the crowd, and * get their names, this wns an easy matter?one by pd one they come along, pay down their 10 per cent, ed and sign the constitution. Forty names are wanted, and they have got them. $250 a share is fixed upon and $2,600is in the hands of the Treasurer. It is earnest now. The next step to Itr taken, in io get a ship?the whole body of shareholders constitute a committee of purchase ; and all are out alier I the desired object. You can see them running up 10t and down South street, and the bank of the North ! irg ftiver, just as the people put a bill up on a vessel 1 "for sale." Prices of snips are up, good reason en why ; one merchant advertises a ship?the lorty >8; members go by turns to ask the price, an i the >n< merchant fancies he has lorty different applicants. Not one of the whole lot know anything about a ship, hut that makes no difference; at last a ship is selected, fixed upon ; she is bought for $16,000, be just as sne is; in ordinary times she would be worth no 10 or $12,000. But ships are ships in proposition times. The Mutual Proposition Company have ?r? an office or rather u lendezvous, down at the ofh? fice of a young commission house, in South street. The Company have given this house their 0B? business, for the use of their office. The ship , ,i John is bought, and all the members are down ! ..I, flint nt.>r? rhiK'klincr nviT tin- mutter like so |iy auvw* turn o>viv| v..~w..~0 ? ? many monkies over a cocoanut. The treasurer I for goes up to pay 10 per cent, and they all go along to are tee that it is done right; then one of them is up- ' pointed ship keeper. Lord ! what tim?? there re ,a(1 on the deck of that ten year old eastern built ship. The ship is astonished?over her sides, up her rig,(q ging, in the caboose, down the main hatch among ,at the hallast, ult to the cabin, upon the quarter deck, lTt are the fuiure owners and gold diggers of Calisrs, lornia. Ain't they some! That's their ship? who's got a right to kick up a shindy about that m- deck, il they hain't]! <)l course they Inve?its 8"* their property, or will be; its a going to be their in*' home tor long months; they already begin to love 0 * the old ship, and some Hre out on the deck, icsr Pg|. the hows, rn, talking to their new triend, as if she tbs could understand ail about the matter. Day alter us- day, the new owners are to be lound aboard of her. The old Barky never had so many visiters 'sk before. Half the female population ot several of ol? the wards have been aboard to see the remarkable " eld trait that is to cariy John, or Bill, or Dick, db). lound the Horn, and bring him back wuh Iota ol great, long, flat bars of pure solid gold, and short bars, too, like the ntg and oilier bars of una tbs and lead over in the great iron stores. A? tbt. la,t, the ship is paid for ; ihe bill ?t om p,.|p as been fi'led up with the n imes of the i dicers of the Proposition (k>nu>iny ; au l ih young, ph asunt-lcoking register eltrk, ut ibe ?*# [ERA 149. torn house, is ready to put the same names in a ) new register whenever the old ship is ready to clear tor California. The surplus money, alter paying for the ship and her outfit, is invested in everything that the council think will be ofservice in the gold region?spades, hoes, rakes, shovels, tongs, pokers, crow-bars, sitters, turnaces, and a Sdd digger only knows what. All these belong to e Proposition Society. The balance of the cargo ? that is, individual member's property, (and old Noah never had nucha variety tor his cargo) ? boxes ot old crockery, looking glasses, old newspapers, hats, caps, cast-off clothing, ana a thousand things, from a pair of pistols, fireman's cap, and a military uniform with great big gold epauletts, down to thimbles, needles, skeins of cotton and silk, which the wife and sisters have sent along for the brave propositionist to do his own mending. A captain has been selected at the last moment, for every member had a choice; and each knew lots of pilots, mates, and Norm liiversloop captains, to choose from. " What's the difference 1 Aint one captain as gi.od as another, Mr. President1?" asks a member. "Jest exactly us good a man no doubt, but we want a chap that's been round the Horn, understands the variation and the run of the currents." The ship clears. She is in_ the North Iliver at niicuur, nuu me Binuniioiu ih tii k pier on me North River side, to take off the members and tome tew transit passengers, who are bidding friends good bye. We have, thus fur, sketched only the outline of a mutual association of men, who liave combined together to go to California. In doing this, we have not half done the work we intend to do. In another chapter, we will give the details. The sample of this association is a fair one, (with a few variations,) of the hundreds that have been, are forming, and will be formed here, Hnd in every other seaboard city of the Atlantic coast. Rut we have not entered into the details; there is some excitement in such a company, as a mass, each with hiB 250 dollars, to pint up when called tor. Rut, when we come to |>en a graphic sketch ot the many, very many, individuals who signed that constitution, without a blessed cop to buy a penny apple; and give facts, not fancy sketches, ol how each one, so poor, did, In his own circle, raise that $250 to buy a share ? how he borrowed from this and that friend, sold his little library of a dozen books?how a fond sister would rart with every little trinket, worth two shillings, or even a sixpence, the ear-rings, the simple head ornaments, tne finger ring, with the little agate in it?gave 'em all up, cheerfully, and with a willing heart, to let the favorite John or Tommy go and spout them to his uncle, Mr. Simpson, down in Chatham street, and only asked him, in return, to give her the ticket to keep, and to be sure, when he got out to California, aua had big lumps of real shining gold lying piled up nil about him, not to forget tier and the ticket, but to send home, by the first chance, the needful, that she might go, ere a year was up, and ask good Mr. Simiwon to give her back all those dear little trinkets, that she would'nt have parted with on any account, only that her dear darling brother hud set his heart on going to California to dig gold; she hadn't the heart to say " no," when her little mite, added to other little mites that he had raked and scrH|?d together, might, and did, make up the $250. and bought him a share in the stock ot the California Proposition Mining and Smelting Company. * * * * * MOVEMKNTS IN NEW YORK. The following passengers sailed lor California on Saturday, in the bark Eliza, Capt. Clarke, in additional tnose we published yesterday:? Mr. A Amon and lady, Mr*. John?on and Mrs. Lsclare. James Kellogg, Esq., F. B. Kellogg. Charles M. rhilllps, M. B. Carter, John Foster, Moses I'aroel, W. 8. Dey, John Parker, J. Agrista, Wm. H. Lefere. John 8. Peters, Samuel Brown, J. B. Stroub, John Cholet, Ed J. liollins. John S. Kogers Ueo. W. Payne, Ed. Pterson, J T 8 Breok. Robert W. Bowhlll, William H. Stephens, and H. J. Phillips. INCIDENTS AND MOVEMENTS CONNECTED WITH THE OOI.D EXCITEMENT. i no rroviaence Journal nas ueen lavorea wmi the following extract of a letter, dated Lima, Dec. 8, 1818. _ "The news of the newly discovered mines in California has created great sensation on this coast, from Chili to Mexico. Some 15 or 20 vessels have sailed, or are preparing to sail from Valparaiso, Callao, l'ayta, and Guayaquil, with full cargoes of dry goods, hardware, agricultural and mining implements, provisions, tec , with their cabins and decks tilled with passengers. One vessel is on the point of sailing from Valparaiso, with 180 pasBemjets." Too same letter elates that everything is quiet at Lima. The Roeton Traveller says:?"One of the peculiarities of the California emigration from New England, is the disposition manifested by many of the companies to receive the counsel and warnings of clergymen, in the form of public addresses. Among the best addresses that we have seen or heard on such occasions, is that of Rev. Dr. Worcester, of Salem, before the Naumkeag Mutual Trading and Mining Company, a report of whigh will be found on the outside of today's pnpef. The company sailed from this port in the Capitol, on Tuesday. The Jlotton Journal gives the following incident:?The scenes which transpire on the departure of the California vessels, are not devoid of interest, melancholy though it be. ft requires not a little of that "sterner stuff" to stifle the feelings and keep back those tender emotions of the heart, which spontaneously gush forth, as these hardy adventurers step on board the vessel, and extend the hand for ihe lust friendly grasp, and pronounce those last words " good bye. Many an eye is bediinmed with tears, and many a heart (at least among those friends who remain) bleeds al the separation from those who for years, and often from their nra/llffa ll'iVu lionn f liu /kkioots e\ f fliair n f c* QUH Dj II CI V L/C V 11 M1V ^'UJVtlO VI UICII Ql ICI/HUU3 nod most earnest love. ' Some of those who go out are prompted only by a love of adventure?a desire to see the world. A case came under our observation tins morning, oi a young man about 17 years of age, from New Hampshire, who goes out in the brig Mary Wilder, lie is the son of rich parents, who have oflered him eveiy inducement to stay at home, llis lather has oflered hirn ten thousand dollars if lie will remain, and an aunt, who followed him to the wharf, oflered him seven thousand more. But he preferred going. The tears (lowed down the face of that kind aunt, as she left the wharf, alter the brig had hauled oil into the stream, and sorrowfully wended her way homewards ! It is said that the young man is heir to about two hundred thousand dollars. The ship Montreal sailed yesterday for San Francisco, via the Sandwich Islands. She has hut a few passenger*, whose names we published a day or two since. Among other* were H. A. Pierce, Esq , one of the owners of the vessel, and wile. The vessel was very elegantly fitted up, and the voyage will doubtless be a very pleasant one for ihe passengers. The Montreal was stowed to her utmost capacity with enrgo. A new company, to be called the "Pacific" company, is organizing in this city. The capital stock i is to be divided into thirty shares, of $1,0(X) each. The Kail Fiver Monitor says that the bark Mai- j lory, from New York, has been purchased by a company of voung men of Kali Kiver, aad is ex- ( petted to sail for California by the middle of Febluary. The company is to number 50 inen. The following are the member*of the "Stark Mutual Protection Company," an association of individuals in the city of Manchester, N. H., who propose starting lor California early in February John B Clarke. 8. L. Wilson, John Taylor, William flitterbosb. Franklin 8. Sonle. Jams* N. White, Alex.nd.r Whittv ll&rvA* M We?d. William J Brown. ! ' b Williams Kbfnun Hadlsy, William Mac*, William W. Drown, More* Hill, Kdward Mr llltatsr, Horatio P. Wilron. A a draw McNab, Samurl K Ganlt. .lama* C. Dault. George McAUiiter, I*tac Wallace. John N. Ca?wfll. Joseph S. Kotfg, Joseph A.Gould, lamoa MoWurphy, Joi-epb B Sotfiird, Daniel Klllot, William I'arker, Andrew Jar.k on. Horace Jeckion Jceph L. Stephens, Jonathan S Batohelder, Mr. Clough and two oth?r? Tiont Knlie.d, C. A. Head James H Lawrence, Clamant M. Smith, D. H. Rand, David Marah. Isaao B. Uauln, Daniel Haines. John Stevenson. { 'hip Fabins, Capt. Green, u to leave Grernport, L I., about the let of February, tor the gold regions. The Nantucket /wywtrer, of the'2*>lh inst., says:? The ship llenry Amor, lately returned from a w haling voyage, has been purchased by a number of enterprising individuals in this place, by whom the is to be sent to California, on a gold-hunting expedition, an soon as she can be got ready. Trie ship, it will be perceived, is to be fitted on Ihe same plan that our whalers are, so far as the compensation of the parties is concerned. We are informed that between eighty and ninety |*rsons have applied for berths in the exneditiou, from among whom the forty will probably be selected. The Mobil* Herald says the following required no explanation from us:? On Hoard Stkamkr Fauny, 1 Mississippi Kivkk, Jan. 14, 18(f) \ Genthrnen?As promised wnen with you, I now enclose a list of the names of the members of Cumin.* j* *' I Msxa'lan Hungers. as they have styled t,.< llieelvrs, hll-i j ou will u .id on St see some I hill iinr n ,ni* s among ibein. It might not prove hiii-s 1 ?J?[ g LD. TWO CENTS. to have the hat published, as it would be a satistaction to some ol the friends of the expedition to learn through the public prints the actual departoro of the company. The company consisted originally of forty-eight members. Some of these were unable to so with us, on account of various unavoidable and ttnforseen contingencies, and the steamer sailed with forty-four in all, organized as follows s? OrriciBi?E. W. Abbott. Captain ; P. E. Jordan, Lieutenant; Stephen Burgun. Treasurer ; Eugene A. Bancroft, Secretary ; James Patterson, Quartermaster Charles H. Whitney, Commissary. Privates?W. H. Alexander, H. B. Atkins, H Battaile, V Burgess, Josspb Corteda, E. D. Eaton. John Edesrds, Cbarlss Gordon, O Q. Grablll, P. Hale, W. ilalley, J B. Hewson. 8: Hoffman, B. F. Choate, J. M. Hogan. Alexander Hull, J. F. Hunt, John Kldd, Fred. Latimer, C L Loomls, J. P MoDougall.|D. Melntoeh, W. S.Moore, C. A Mows, John Monro, Fasqniar, Washington Reed, C. O IUohardson, J. T. Rlohardson, C. J. Schmidt, John Sempklne, J Smith, Thoe. Staokhouee, E. O. Stewart, O. A. Whitney, C. de Pin drey and anrvnnf SenoEON?Dr Ogden. Wanon MAiTri-WitermtB. Wauobkrs? Ware, Hood, AH&rd, Le Grand. We have in company a second edition of our expedition, unothtr band of gold-hunters, fifteen in number, on the same route with ourselves, and we shall probably, on our urrival in Mexico, combine our forces for mutual safety, in which ease we shall present a formidable band ol seventyfive persons, all well armed and equipped for service. Commercial Statistic*. Statement or Tin Uoann, Wares, and Merchandize Pavrna All TMM|S Uitih, Imzurtkii into the Unit<d Stateh in American and Foreion Veiaria, dubinb r is Year endipo the 3d June IMS. Value in Value in 8\ttcu-e of Mrrehandiet American Foreign Total, Payvig advalorem Ouliee. Vcettle. Vet tele. MnnulactarM of wool 12,141,880 2,218.'J JI 14^90,411 F1riid.1i>, baizt'A, and carpeting* 11 Euol 806,928 44.194 880,081 Manufacture* ot outton 14 794,917 3,626,072 18.431,343 MaLufaclute* ol Hika 12,204,*79 2,611728 11.8&i,0"7 Bilk and woraUd gooda 2,044,135 412,917 *4*1,851 Camlet* of goat* or mohair.... 42688 12,lid 64704 Mauufaotnrciot tt&x 6,991,468 831.180 8,824.848 Manufacture* of hemp 682.410 75 660 864.079 Clothing, ready-made 72..T78 25,1105 71,283 Article* of tour 29.1,'.172 359,307 663.933 Laa a, thread, and infrrlin;*... 161,820 102,030 203,853 Cotton itacrUuga. uimmiaga, lace*, braid* ko 331,634 434,018 716.561 Floor cloth, patcat, pointed,ho. 7,391 ? 7,551 Oil oloth of all kind* 22,181 3,488 26,01/ Haircloth and hair ?eatlnf... 122,015 18,427 160,412 Lading, aud roohaii oloth, fur ehocaand button* 98,924 44,433 1491380 Gunny oloth 87,070 ? 87,07J Matting, ( binne and ether, of flag*, feo 101,471 3,171 104, 43 Qat*,cap*,b?nnet.i, bo , of Leg* norm tint, cmp, grass 878, WU 104,636 981,931 Palm leal, rattan, willow, ko.. 96 693 12,108 10H.70I Manufactures of Iron and steel,. 4.574,484 843#)6 6,418/191 All other, pi Iron, old and crop, Ricel, ihcar. German, ko., tails, chain-cablet anchors, anvils, eastiuge, hoop, heat, (to 0,618,267 1,748,123 8.S9B33 Copper, and manufacture! of 0 pier. 050,805 9)6,100 BM, >A Brasa. and manufacture* of braw 164.738 3*181 109.919 Tin, and uaoufaeturai of tla. 1,096,764 VM,HU 2,063 4.-*) Lead,and mana'aomri-n of lead 7,296 2,112 114116 Manufactures i f cold and illrer 232,72] 161,313 393,526 Ulaalera diamonds 182 24 208 Clock# 63 129 4,350 67 438 Chronometer* 12.272 4.233 K505 Wa tolas, and parU of 1,104.096 629,121 1,791.221 Heudllo pom 47,762 U,W 41,566 Square wire for umbrella stretcher* 81,919 2.810 27,728 Pit a la paoka and otherwise... 22,176 8,lb8 31/013 Buttons metal and alaea, waw h crystal s (lame pebble#,spectacles perl urntty.demjokms.ko 820,116 209.270 1,428/98 Paper, and mu.ufactuiora of, nntlouarinn, imperial, euper rojai, kc 366.884 499,784 416,463 Boose printed, Hebrew, Latin, English, kc 323,887 148,984 C%K72 Leather, skina. tanned ekiTere. 391 286 24,883 416,960 Manufaclnme ol leather 840,410 114,113 074,621 Waroe, China, porcelain, airman and atone 2,391 J W 242,044 7,009,648 BiWer plated metal wire, ke... 1.830 427 2,307 Bnddlen, ke 299,744 11,016 810,779 7un, a re wed ami undreaatd, hats cap*, muffs, ko 458,552 107.725 646.277 Manufactures of weed 120,183 60.474 179,-57 Manufacture* cedar, row, satin, mahogany 307.773 141,317 430.091 Dye wood In sticks 400.852 182191 428,143 Bark of oork tree, corka 86,341 29,4)7 115,751 Marble and manufacture* of mirbl 49,224 20,769 09,99: Quioketlrer 2,415 645 A 060 Brushes and broom* 111,497 10/W 122,1*11 Itlack lead pencils li,?72 16,186 2*06 < 81*tea of aU kinds WJ77 60,2-") 214,497 Maw hides and akin* 3,743,004 490,046 4,?i2.06B Menulm teres, boot*, bootees, eliots, iLdla rubb.r, 66,I'M 8,008 71,647 Grass oloth 27,107 310 27.426 Gui ny bags 283,008 8.140 2041.04 1 nibiellaa.ierawls.kc, ot silk. 36,678 2H17 30.303 Haneedor Itnseed 214,303 697 214,900 Angora, thibet and other gokM hair, or mohair 7,481 ? 7.481 Wool 7I0A13 146,421 237.034 Wtnea in cask 484.018 312,412 9HH4J0 Wine# in bottlo* 343,181 HUM 446A79 Foreign distilled eptrit a 806,864 6461316 1,56.1,172 Bur. ale and porter, la eaaks and bottle* 96.811 26JW4 123,804 Vinegar 3,541 1493 i<JST Molasess 3,428,843 6,860 3,435,703 Oil and hone ol forties Bakeries whale atd other flsh oil, ceetor. liawed. neat, ke... . 473.850 91,612 185.461 Tea Ml* 1,552 84*1 C elite 6.950 43,018 50,818 Chocolate sad cocoa 81,415 6,662 87,0(7 Bngmrs, brown, w hits kc 9,297,680 183,911 3.481,3 ! finite 1,000.313 149 078 1,158/191 Spice* 568,112 166,130 701248 lari-phor 60/130 1,653 62,382 Candle*, uaz, siermaoeti sad tallow 453 T2 837 Cheex.. 11.738 S,1(J8 14,943 Soap othtr thai, pat fused... 57.901 9,211 97,191 Tallow 1.021 ? V?1 State! 399 109 809 Pearl Barter 98 197 M Butter 6^-1 *?* 9.179 Lard - 719 715 Beef and Park., 991 9,107 U9 Ilaaa and othar laeia 633 2,136 2,799 Brietlea 197.991 17,13* 178.U25 Bal'patre, oruda, r.flaad.ho... 864,419 ? 991415 Itd.jjo 94,V>41 USDS 961.949 Hoodorraatal 1,131 313 1,779 Ivory and bone, black 472 U217 1.699 Opium 125', 199 90 12U279 lelua. 72173 718 &S68 liniHwdtr *9 S85 593 Alum 1.199 U4S 2,499 Coppcwa 4.679 313 4 998 Sulphate <>l Quinine 36,739 9,1,7 4 3,609 Oil of Vitriol 8 13 18 Cl.ltride of Lime 78.IJ-4 072174 133,089 Roda A at ea fiC6J?6 95079 873,034 t ulphataef Bar) t?i 1,844 1.732 3778 Tuha'-eo, and nu-n<tfactured,fcs. 1,746,' Jt 33,067 1,779,198 Paint* 33 9J9 19,382 98211 Liiharye 105 ? 145 Snuarnl Lead 2 031 ? 2,011 C.rdaje 231,14.) 9,396 389,-,* Tall e 36.495 S.lWO 4L575 Seine* 337 168 8>r? Hemp 197 747 158 187,903 Manila end otlxr Hem i of Inola 838,103 9,343 54*445 Jute Meal, Qrati loir, Be .... 36U.94I 9,399 37 9,1? lord Ilia or tow of hemp or flu 1812 ? 1.318 Flat *4062 17.299 101261 Haeecf all k nde 422 960 10*W 8*407 Salt 89325*1 389.2' 7 1MM Coal 229,301 231844 981,110 C?ke or Culm 20 - 39 Broaden, ffe 130,8411 -46,, 69 377,370 Pith, dried, em< Led, Ac 7.d04,J98 2 .327.738 9,732,QcO T?tal 110,1/70,918 73,210,410 13*281.325 Gold Mr jibs iff Vibqijiia.?A. large amount of machinery lor ih?? working of the gold mines of Major Ileiss and Commodore Stockton, in Virginia, h*? recently passed through troin I'hilad. 1phia. Oneot Fulion et patent direct-action strain pumps has also been built and forwarded to the mines by hmi, from this city. It ia calcalated to a ion of water two hundred feet from the bot? m ol the- shall per minute ; and so simple is the [ lan. that, toperlorm this labor, it will re<jnire but h six-horre power head <if steam. It is a beautiful piece ot machinery, and has been constructed of braes ?Richmond En</vtrer. The above is not the onlv evidence we have that our former partner, in taking himself to Virginia anil leat inir us here, has net :he hest of the bargain. We met o friend a day or two since, w lio told us lie had seen a certificate from the mint, of nine thousand dollars'worth of gold deposited as the result of fire orsx days'work, with about as many hands, at the Whitehall mine in Virginia, of Messrs. Heice, Stockton, <Vc. _ Six negroes, we learn from another entirely reliable souice, had obtained thirty-live pounds of gold liom the 1st to ihe tiih or 7th of this month. The last day's working of three negroes waa worth fl.WM " " This,'' says our friend, throwst'alitornia completely in the shade." Hut he had not then lern the Ibm accounts from that fairy land, whirh seems to have endured the touch of Midas, leaving single specimens weighing twenty-live pounds, of gold ? fUathington Union, Jan. 24. An Axcikst Ai'i'i.R.?Col. Sam'l Jaqites, of the "Ten ll lls Farm," near H iston, has presented to the American Antiqumian Society an apple more ihiin fifty-six years old It was given him en the 12ih of September, 171*2, as a birth-Jay token, by a young lady, the period ot whose entrance into life seemed to corresjx>nd with his own. The original size of the apple was about that of a large cranberry; and wnat is somewhat remarkable, it grew froin a small bud starting out of a stout limb, while the rest of the fruit of the tree fthe Summer Harvey) was Inrge.the apples weighirg from 12 to 14 ounces each! This venerable specimen is as well preserved as an lugyptt in mummy It but as many wrinkles as usually to extreme old age, and exhibits the complexion r<> which t vervllung inoitnl is wont tocoin-1 at last. ? r*tu *'/ y J

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