Newspaper of The New York Herald, May 4, 1856, Page 1

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THE NEW YORK HERALD. WHOLE NO. 7188. SUNDAY MORNING, MAY 4, 1856. PRICE TWO CENTS DREADFUL DESTITUTION AT THE CAPE DE VERDS. Tins Popnlatton Pcrtt-hlog by Tbooaands. /Appeal to the People of the United States. AN EFFORT TO BE MADE IN THE CAUSE OF HUMANITY, Ai'i. A. ?? Ac. TO TUX ED170K OK 1JTK IIKBALIU Wanhcoton, April 2ft, 1856. I eoc'oao you the following n:ip from the Noiumal In tcWgmcer, of tbi date, and reqtedt you to iusert it. My object in asklug of you thin favor U to make another ap peal to the generous and Dtuevoltnt of our land in bahalf of the ntrrviug people of Mm Cape de Vorda, ere they 3hall <ie by accumulated thousands with all tne horrors of starvation:-* UmTUICTaTKiShIP jAMtoTOWN, ) Poirr PbaTA, < apb VKkpe, March 8, 1866. f I have spoken in torn er fvterg ot the starving condition of th'"i? idea 'ers. Tbe searct'j of -ain and consequent lhortiie.ti cf the crops for the last three years, hare pro duced a famine cf which from five to six r.houianl out of a poptiiA'on of one honored and twenty toomand have already died. Of the twelve or thirteen islands the famine ba.i thus far been oo> fined chiefly to St Antonio, St. Nicholas, St. Vincent, an.t Sal. Three th usand per sons have come lrom the neigh noring islands to this (St. Jago), which is the m<st productive The Governor, a most excellent and eneigct'o man. is doing everything lu his power tor these mieerne'e people. He sends smau ves-ele, as he can raise the means to do so. to the coast of Afiiea for grain, wnich b?* distributes wltn the strict est eeonetry to the destitute. He has visited our ship several Mnios, and as he sjunks French extremely well, it baa tailed to my lot to be 'he fnte-preter He came to day, In company with the Bishop, to thank the Com mixture tor bis kindness in having gone, ten days ago, to the island of Brava to bring the Bishop, whose presence here aH President of the Council he strongly desired, in order to allay discontent, and to satisfy the people with the measures that he has ltsen obliged to pursue in the prevent en ergency. He t*lie me that whatever money he can eol'ect he seeds to the coast of Africa and eise whete for grain, which he distributee in such a way as to avoid monopoly. He has nearly exhausted his reeovrres He thinks hat he will be able to keep star vation in cbeek until .luly, alter which, unless provisions are sent from Europe and America, twenty thousand per sons, at the least calculation wdl starve to death be tween then and December; and he crop In December wtU depend upon the rain in the meantime. The islanders, he nays, who have been looking to him for bread, do not know, as he does the terrible calamity that awaits them. In 1822 thirty or forty vessels e?me frttn the Untied States with provisions. With half that amount now the Governor r.euld, he says, prsvent all starvation. He has made a hid statement ot the subject to ms own government, and will draw up anotner which the Cim modere will forward to the government at Washington. Moreover, on our suggestion, the Bishop wil' add rets a caounnnicaftea to Archbishop Hughes, as also to the ArekbtshoMin I/ondon and Paris. 8c diet rowing is the condition of these poor people, as plctared to me to-day by the Governor, tnat under the feelings that his narrative has awakened I devote my letter to this subject. It is not probable that the com munications ot the Governor and Bishop will be ready for theZeno on Monday mora log. They may not, there t'oie, reach the United States untti weeks after this does; otherwise I should not cars to anticipate them. These islatds can be of Utile If any advantage to Portugal. There are more people hue than can live, or than do liveou tbe produce of the soil. They had, therefore, bet ter abandon some, if not all, of the Islands, shippiog^the inhabitants to Braz.il. E'en in this island, the la gest and best, the water hat almost given out; so that, eboeld tte drought cnn'icue, onr squadron will not be able to water here. Where provisions and money were ?est years ago from the United States to Madeira the doaors complained, and justly, of the disposition made of them by tbe authori'ie*. A similar misappropriation cf ebaritv would be avoided in the present instance by making Mr. Monte, our Consul bero, the ronslgnee to re ceive the provisions, which would thus be sure to reach their profer destination, ae ther would then be turned over to tbe Governor, who would direct and supervise the distilbutton, ae he now dreg that ef all the provisions that be imports. Tbe revenues of the islands be de voter to the purchase of provisions, instead of sendiog the rt to tbe homegoverrmsnt. His own saltry ($3,000) he has not touehed during the two and a half years of hu governorship, though he is, as Mr. Morse tells us. very poor, dressing very plainly and living with great frssnUty. The crnmbs that fall from the wealthy tables of Philadelphia and New York would more than fatten these 120,000 islanders. You are aware that 1 was at the islands San Antonio anc Baa Vicente, of the Cape de Verds, as late as the 29th Cobber, and (as I published on arrival home) did, as I WW charged by Commodore Crabhe, communicate the frightful facts to the public, as your columns and repub HcsLion will fully testify (this intelligence being copied by telegraph and type throughout the land.) But un fortunately for my appeal, as then made?it being at a time when most unusual aad long eontln nei dratts on the public benevolence and cha rities had been made for the intense sufferers of Nor tel and Portsmouth? oo sadly scourged?and likewise tb? fact thst the 1st of December is the time when the public charities are invoked throughout the land to re iiere diet rem- visible in all our cities, at the commence mmt of our long, and as it has proved, unusually severe winter?our own poor needed our aid; and hence it was b<1 a time when an appeal from a foreign land oould be mtde effective. But 'ortunately for the suflerers on those is bads, 1 did nvt wait to get home before 1 had set ma cttaery in moti on, which I am now rejoijed to say did perforin much in the way of Immediate relief; for on pass ing the Car sries, Madeira aud Lisbon, I dropped oopies of tkc correspondence and iacts, with what excellent results tie correspondence lately isceived and now published will show. All honor be to those who ibted so promptly is tbe emergency. But I regret to have it to say, that I prepared also a oopy aad sent it with all the facts, to the London lima, on the l*th aad 11th of November, but they neither notice my facte nor appeal to the British public, and even stu diously omitted all reference to the "famine" In their news items, so far ae I could discover, up to my leaving Eng land, on tbe 16th cf that month It would probably, have lent corn from England, as gift! and merchandize, aad this might have enhanced tbe then rising prices at tlelr Corn Exchange. My object In asking you to repub lish is to make another appeal to our generous people. Firing is upon as with all its blessings?our graaarir.r are full to overflowing. I'eace has, with other causes, lowered the price e>l grain, and 1'rovidence pro misee us an abundant harvest in the autumn. Let us, then, ae a thank offering, at this season, when all is so batter tr* to us as a people, rush to the aid of tbe starv ing and famishing islanders at the Cape de Verds, who hold out their attenuated hands to the West for succor. The ten'.imooy now sent you. trom the columns of the JnlfUigcncrr, is from an eye witness, and the outpouring of tbe heart ot the fleet surgeon ef the American squad ron, Dr. Clywer, shows that the famine is continu ing, and that the crisis at hanu is so dreadful in its (eon aequecees tliat the noble Governor does not let the truth he known to his already dying people, for fear of more terri ble consequences. But there is yei time for us, as a people, to do aotuething?aye, much?for these poor i.tlsudere; and 1 believe that tbe appeal will be heard, and that out of our abundance stores grain and flour and bread will be Bent, aad that quickly: and as I oaa now attempt to do that which, from the paiafulness of my position as a "dropped officer," I could not do in December last, I tleeire ti offer my mite to the general contribution, and to tender one hundred bushels of corn t > the first ship that will take it to the islands; and request my firiend, Mr. Wolfe, 1'resident cf the New York Corn Exchange, to supply it. well put up fur shipping, aad to ship it (if a vessel" offers) to Porto Grande Isle, St. Vincent, care of Antonio Joequlm Martens. United States Vice Consul, for public distribution on the Island of San Antonio, together ?with any other contributions which may offer. (On my own contribution 1 will pay the freight, and trnst others will do I he same?for to be effective It must arrive at the point of wed.) And 1 further offer, in this emergency, to take the ouminatid of any substantial ves sel that may be loaded with breadstuffs ior distribution at fhe Cape de Venls, and at my own charge to And the rarans ot officering, manning, and navigating this vsssel of mercy to the Cape de Veros and beck, and to sail the ?s'iwt such vessel can be loaded. I trust this appeal will be heard?that it will be noticed by the press of the country, that our New York merchants and citizens generally throughout the country will sustain my call; and that ai! the officials of the Portuguese goveramen*. will see In the notion of their own government, as shown "by our MinUter at Lisbon, that they should take asttee metes to aid me in sending further relict to their fauAsh ing fellow subjects. The publie will excuse the prominent part I am obliged to tele in this movemeut, but Providence has imposed ft upon m# as a sacred duty, which I do not realize that I Khali havs discharged unless there be landed hundreds of tons o breadstuffs on these desolate islands by the 1st of July next. The publis's obedient servant WASHINGTON A. BAKTLKTT, I.ats First Lieutenant U. S. ship Jamestown. P. 8.?At a moderate calculation these people need to have sent them gratuitously?for they have now become too much impoverished to buy?at least half rations for 40.000 to 60 000 people for five months, or 26,000 rati >ns of breadstuffs for one hundred and fifty days?1st July to 1st Decsmber. This will require nine bun lied anil thirty-seven tons of bieadstuffs, and how easily it oan be sent (torn ottr ports. W. A. B. The following is tbe correspondence, not before pub lished, relerred to above:? THk AltlNd OS ITS t! STATUS COS SOI AT TCM'.RIt rF. TO UEOT. BAiiTiprr. Santa Cue/. n?: Texanim, Dec SI, IAVS Mr Dfar Rfs-1 received your kind loner, covering extracts or correspondence with Commodore Crabhe and the United tnatee OntvsiU at Cape de Verds, on (he subject of the starving condition of (he inhabitant* of one of thove Islands, and also jour subscription It money In their behail. I ret rat exceedingly that the sanitary regulations of our port sbouid base deprived me Ute pleasure of seeing you on shorn Immediately oc the receipt ot your communion Ion, wh'ci came to band the day after jou passed this Inland, I o?u*ed thi same to be traesiatss.Hcd put Into the local papers of this au! the Greed Canary Isiuds. an Dealing to the chiiri'abie teeltog < of the inhabitants in brta.i of thslr buffering aaigbbors The British and Portugeee CorsuU both joined me lpiny endeavor j. and I am happy to Inform you that our smflUn atten ted with as much success as, taking Into consideratlou the general poor condition ot these islanders, we con d have ezpeoted. The first Brad) steam packet that passer on her way Hou'.h, found us prepared with the following: ? f62 bushels ootu. 46 do. wheat. 4 do cur. our. . lb or potatoes. - All of wbioh she could not take, owing to the orowted state ol her eerka- with cargo from I'M land?and also with some articles of relief sent ihem by ihelr brethren of Madeira. * * at the time, we bad tn port her British Majesty's steamer Pere'ope commander Blr W. Wiseman who. entering Into the pood ieel eg which anima ed all and seeing the necessity of a piompt convevsrce ol the lood collected, volunteered hla good ret vlcea to take them to St Vincent. We addressed them to the Britlih and American Consuls oi 'bat Island, who received tbem to time loavert a ooneiderable calamity. A 'rltlii g sum which we received arte -wards from ths tnte ? icr ol' Ihlx ts.and, we a>xn converted into food and sent tt per hut mnntb's Ble?trer, the Avon, and we since: ely hope that our sid. though r trial', may have been the means of saving at leas' a few lives of these unfortunate lel'ow creature* ? s ? s With the ccmpllmenta of the season, believe ma yours, very sfbcerelv CHAHI.Kd L. BKUN. Lieut.'W. A. Baktlett, Unl'ed btares Navy. On passing Madeira three days later, I had left the reme in'ormation with our Vice Consul. Robert H. Boy man, Keq. Uenoe the relief from that island. W A. B. On arriving at Lisbon on the 5th November, I sent the saice information to Bon. J. L. O'SuIllvwn, oar Minister at the court ot Portugal, anc the lollowiog letter from him, received CDiy a few days since, through the Navy I)e psr'tnent, will best explain the result of hts action, so u'gbly honorable to his philanthropy:? O. 8 Lkoatiok. Lisbon, Nov. 17, 1866. Dear Sir?I reeretted extremely that tho Avon was already over tbe oar, outward bound, before vour cunmuoicaUon reached me. It had been comi'ted to the Post offlce; otherwise 1 should certainly have had the pleasure or hailing vou at least f' cm a I oat alongside, though I presume thai to shake hands w ou d have been out of the question. I tried to see the uroper minister here the rame evening, but without success. But I both wrote hun a communication em body tig all the facts furnished by you, and saw blot tbe next dav. you did well to write, tor the Oovernor General had written in such a tone and to such a purport as to give ths tm pre-eion that all was golug along pretty well the mlnltters held an immediate council, and on the strength ol j <or tacts aDprcprtated 8.0H0 rollries to buy mtlho, rice, Ac , to be promptly despatched 1 answered for our people at home, that they would not keep a closed heart or band to the story you were going to tell tbem. I trust to hear from you that I did not commit mvself to a rash engagement for them If you desire to see what I write to tbe Minister, you will find it appended to m? despatch (Novem ber -1) to tbe State Department, In about a fortnight alter your reception of tbia. I have no time to send It by this steamer, but (ball do so by tbe next With great reined, yours, Ac., Limit. W. A. Baktlftt, U.?. N. J. L. O'StTLLIVAN. Tbe public will please observe that I aid not heretofore deem it necessary to publish these (otters, which exhibit in such golden hues the prompt aition of oar representa tives abroad in sending relief to those people, and I had hoped that, Eotwithstanding the startling facts I published in November laBt, no further appeal would become neoes sary; yet now that I)r. Clymer, who, with myself, investigated these facts in Ootober last, has so feelingly set forth the same, and even a'worse condition of things, down to the 8th of March last, and confirms our opinion, as then expressed, that the crisis would be from July to December ot 1850, I feel called upon to make one moie effort, and I hope it will be effective, to send the most ample reliet in food to these starving islanders. Should you and tbe public desire it. I will reler to my notes, and give you in a future article, briefly, the causes vhich have brought a whole people (I speak of ths inhabitants of Sen Artocio, San Nicolas San Vicente and Sal) to the very brink of the grave, whidh yawns to receive their famished corpBt s. W. A. BARTLSfT, Pergonal Intelligence. Major Wood left this city yesterday afternoon la the steamship Jamestown, for Kichmoid, Va., where he will arrive on Monday morning, and will, at the invitation of the Ladies' Meant Vernon Association, deliver an address on Tuesday night, May 6, on " The Genius and Char a:ter ot Alexander Hamiton." I Queen Victoria held a drawing room at Haint James'* Pa aoe on the 10th instant, at whlsh the following pre sentations were made:?By Viscountess Paluieratou? Mrs. Dallas, wife of the United States Minister. By Mrs. Dallas?Miss Dallas and Miss Sophia Dallas, daughters of the United States Minister; Miss Nlcklln. By the United States Minister?Mr. Philip N. Dallas, Secretary to the Legation. [Pails (April 12) Correspondence of London Court Jour nal.] An interview has taken plaoe between the Count de C'flamkord and iha Countess de Necily, and at which were present the Duke de Nemonrs and the Princess Cle mentine. The Countess de Neuilly having several times expressed a desire to visit the Count de Chaoilmd, but being prevented by the state of her health, the Count an ticipated the intention of his august aunt, and visited her at Nervi on the tf h Inst. Some of the Frenob papers speak of this interview as a signal of advauct in that tuition'' so long discussed and announced; bat, in fact, tt iedicstes nothirg. With many others of Louis PhJl'ppt's own family, the Queen Marie Amelie disap proved of his acceptance of the crown; and she sought by ber prayers and deeds to avert, as it were, the "judg ment" she feared to follow such a gross breach ol the allegiance dne by all to the lineal descendant of the BourbonB. The fusion will never be accomplished whilst the Dvchtss ot Orleans remains to aasert the right of her eon. When be comes of age he may of hU own accord acknowledge the Count de Chsmborri eg the bead of his house; but, until thru, the Duchess of Orleans remains isolated from the family. ARRIVALS. At the St Denis Hotel?M'se K H Chew, Connecticut; w Smeed. Cincinnati; Itr De Coorer and family. New York; Wl Ham Roe and lady,'Miss Roe, Henry C tfasorouck, William J Roe, lady and sen, Newburg; P P South worth and lady. Washington; MnfMarcey, ?ew York; C Medina und family, Central America: M J Olmsied, New Haven; John 8 Birch, DP Whedon. wife and servant, C Medina, New York. Frrm Savant ah In steamahlo Augusta?Dr Dyche and lady. W B Ferreil. W Heath. Mrs Armstrung, J B Danvmade J K Wooc, H a Pierce, Mra W Hall, J D Jenkins R H Sapp.Miaa Leeds, D Gould and lacy. J A Fisher, Miss Gould, Mrs Ward, Mum G Gould Master R Fieher. Miss Cochran. Mrs Colin. Mrs K B Ward, child and servant, D Parks. B F Button, A Wan /or, Mm Karnes. Mrs Shaw and two children, G Bo wan, Jr, J B Whherby, Joel Wltherby. From Oharleston, in steamship Southerner?Mrs K W Orren, Mrs Nlcbolaand servant, A Comb and lsdv V Kile", Dr A Kverelt, J B Foot, R O Parsons, D llass, A Hfaee, J C Stevens, J II Ford, Jno Adams, J M J.ovell, K L Kerrison, T A Mc Creery?M la steerage. DEPARTURES. For Havre In steamship at*go?Mr and Mra Ingersoil and meld, Mlis clark. Mrs F Depau daughter and maid: Master P Depau, Mr und Mm Thlre, J G Dale, Dr Isaacs, Mrs It Y'erster, Mrs W Jaoobson. Capt Major. Capt A Fletcher;!} K Abry, C B Hotcaiss, O M Boalwlct, Mr O aaagulrre, 8 Bruh!, Mr Weiss man. Uev For land, J Billiard, F D Brez, O Zu'ant Mr sod Mm G 11 Pennlman Mita Biever Miss it Brewer, Mr and Mra l)e Cotircv, two children and nurse, Miss Mooney, Mr and Mrs J Curachs, Mm H Present, Miss Llese, Mr and Mrs C Gagnebin, Mr Borrow, Mr Venarersa, D Loprz, Mr Cia, F i.eize, Mr Sport, Mm Biebbtns, Miss K Steblilns, C Stebbins, Mr and Mrs Ba'timan and child Miss Fuller, Mnsier Fuller, Mrs G B and, child and servant Mm Hohlop and two children, MrSchlnp, Mr Bland.James Vardevoort Mr and Mrs l. OanaandtwocMldren. Mies Hedges, Mrs Cavenport Mr und Mrs Rchenck, Mrs a T Halt Miss M I.ydig, Mr and Mrs Cliff two children and nurse, MrsT Schua'z. Mr. Kemles. M Oracutn, P Miehell, Mm Phll llpps aud S children. Mrs 8 Stephen, F Marburg and son, 0 P nr.mbeit Mrs A Viada, MrsC Ledaand 2 children, Mrs fl Hy mer, Mm A Galeppi, Mrs C Htetgell, Mm C Kin. Mrs 0 Gros holz, Mrs F Hellinger. Mis F C I'oupert, Mrs M Wolf Mrs G Hereon, Mra P Kozn. Mrs M Oliver, Mm M Biimel, Mra Bal inain. Mrs Lezset Mrs 8 Andoux. Mrs Renou. Mrs Kmmett, Mrs P Roy, Mr Roy, M Macbman, Mr Froutbeein, H B vines. Mlse Rocbet Mia C Bliss, Mm Mschman. Mra Langlois, Mrs g Gunlhier. Mrs Rroow, Miss Rmuv, Mr (J R jy M Roy, Miss hinow Mr OultlArd. M Kobbpletffer. Rev T Doedae, G Lent and, Mr Kmow. MH Parrot, Mr Thieresault, G Knopper. M { Milielbroim F Hariunbourg, Mr clnus, son and 2 infants, Mrs kiber, Mrs Pullman und tafbnt, J Gnl -hard, .1 Relber. Mr Oan tin. B Ds Castro, Miss BDe Castro, Miss T < e Castro and maid, MrW li Fischer, K T Buchler, A Tilge. J O Hundt, A Held lauif. Mr and Mm C Irminger. child an* name, Mr and Mrs H Gamarrhe and two children, J T Distchey, Mr Yarmur, Mr Kcdv. T Louis. C M Fearing. A 0 ark, Mr and Mrs J Barnes, Mr White, Mr Mnrdoek, Mr Touglas. ? De Cost*. Mr Bailiani, Mr Guterev, A Abertlni, J Delervlse H Hulmss, Mr and Mra Bchaf'nerand child, t A bliss. Mrs T Abbs, 1$ children and maid, Mr Frnller. Dr Hodinier, H rcharppl IA Col C Grace, C F Mend, C B Cromwell. Wm Poppe, Mr Oabler, W Fuller, 0 Fenero, bearer of dlipaichee Ui Sardinia a Giesamaan, T Fchleppifr Mr and Mrs Deplen Is and child, Txmla Baselli, P Pongaf, Mr and Mm Otto S ehl ilren and maid G Barba. 1* -ansae. Mr and Mm 0 Clpenh.irdt and 2 chi dren, Mm Ma clelra, O Karp.A (kinverae. A Pollook. H A Stover, Tfichwatz ard child, Mra Dimlos. A Nooelle, M Nonelle, J llmmol, Mra Scbeeokett, L Plichy and daughter, R fngerahall. Mis Rubens, Mr'Schrserer, R V uareiotae?iota! 2T>7. For Havre, in pteamshlp Alma?Mr Jean Legllse, Mr Chas Prfriche, Mr fhauvin, Mr Finance. Capt T Achanbault, Mr Domingo 8 de l'alva, Mr hmyurd, Mr Bernard, Mr Normand, M Porter. Miss l.ydlu Toje, Miss Florence Gray. Miss Laura 8 Porier. Miss K M Honrs. Mr and Mm Maurice Va'kenhuyzen, Mr A Jlarbey, Mr FermUi Gonzalez, Mr and Mrs John Blatter, Mrs Richrnnme, Mrs Josephine. Mr and Mrs Geo Robert, Mm and Miss Lazarus. Mr Adolph Knlatachek, Mr Istzarns, Mrs Rtier.ne, Mis* Briard, Miss Durey, Mr 1/iuls Raymond, Mr FmPJtls I 'alplti. Mm Mirabel, Mr Henry Gulllaume, Mr and MrsWsiltln Mr Martial Crotta, Mr J Mpeng, Dr Peter Relm bo:d, Mr anl Mrs Wm D Voight, Miss Volght, Mrs Relmgold, Mr an<- Mrs Mariajoue, Messrs Bonveret, Leievre. Ma lone, Le roy, T B Aubert, Jean Pierre l uvea, Ismis Gase, Felix Ri chard Allouette, Fmnooi# Charts!, I 'houat sr and Jr, Moobel, Jean .Toard. Adam, Chrtat Wolf. FOenaux. Charles, I^gendre, Co omb, Ferdinand Fontaine, Liula .liilea Majeras, Michael Dancauwe, Laurent Hoe, Paul Ahadte Krotalugnam. Constant Richard, Auguste Ferret Lncien Marchand. Clement Oaurlois, Mm Marie Dohme and two ohlldren, Mr* L Marcnand. Mrs Fa ore, Mr* Colonib. Mrs Charles, Mrs Bonduau. Messrs Pierre Caramon. Morgae. Ohenanx, lienry Thos Aorien, Theodore Bricka, Marciwa Bona, Frederic Rloge. For Chaneiton, in the steamship James Adger?H M Tap lev, J R Gaines, R B Hlldreih, W F Robertson. Mrs Edmonds, C D Brabe and ladv, N Blanc hard and lady. Mia* Hlanc'aard Mrs Notville Mini Norville. M Cantie, B N Olnley. Samuel Davis, 'adv and child, Wm A Gay. J fihaw. Rdw Chornll, Wm Price. V A Helllwell, R 8 Caaaels, II J Hamilton, R G I'rouI foot, P W Church. C H Hollon W N Ludlow, It II T Tattle, D W Luling, M F Ruggles?and 11 in the steerage. For Norfolk. Ac, in the steamsllp Jamestown?Hon Fernando Wood aud lady, T Dudley. L M Mont Bur,cry, Peter Aoorn, H Cone. James Smith, W Lnbi-un, Mnach, S Chapln, A lllrrh, John K BlUups, C Beck, T M Smith, M Silvester, James A Ruysler, Jonn Komalne, CM Dun<op, Alexander hheldcn and ladv, Christopher Hothwelller and lady. Charles Host II, J Heraman. Mrs Hooktns. Mrs B B Trask, Mm Margaret Dever. J H Upton. P M Burbana, Job A Talmsge, Thomas Cobntm# P Smith A 8 Bradley. Irving Parrls and lady, Mlsa t Isbocffer. R Mathews and dauahter, Chaunce* D Bard and lady, J W Killing, sun and daughter and 19 in the steerage. For Savannah, per ?teim*htp Florida?Wm i.ee, fi G Crock er. Mra Mitchell, Col (' F Wells, Jr and lartr, Mlsstia dner and nephew, capt A T I*nr, j c Brown, Pw, lit Ko wtiriii, t- bha Conlev and laoj, Wm 8 Men, orlar.Mi, C irv vMi.K.M.-s Johnatnn, Wm A Herring, Fdmund ft Gr'tllu, John'iIn nitivon Mrs capt V RWoodhti . and ? u, Capt It* .mm llcojainin Jai-kaon W L Ml'ch . I?an 1 5 u the sVorana THE LATE OGDEN HOFFMAN. Meeting ?* UW New York Be ark end Bar? Bmloglea on the dtcMwcd-TIU #nnernl Ceremonlea. In woorduw with the previous unouMMiit, a meeting of the members of the New Fork bench and bar i woe held yesterday afternoon, for the purpose of adopt ing eotne appropriate mean* of expressing their feelings at the low which the legal profession has sustained in the death of the Son. Ogden Hoffman. The meeting was held tn the United States District Court room, which was crowded with lawyers and others who had come to pay the lest tribute of respect to the memory of the deceased. On motion, Samuel R. Bette, Judge of the Unitod States Dtstrlot Court, was appelated President; and the follow - ug Vice Presidents:?James J. Roosevelt, T.J. Oakley, D P. Ingrahnm and A. W. Bradford. Alexander Hamilton, Jr. and Alexander Wallace, effloiated as Secretaries. As soon as the meeting was thus organized, the follow lug preamble resolutions were presented by Hon. J. W hllMOND* Called together again so soon to mourn the withdrawal from among them, of a respected broker of tbe profession, toe Bar Ibere awMhuT^6 hi^m0nleh,!d bow twiy al*T Prollt hj to ere assemblages, bat by merely regarding Uiein as the ?J uueronce to the sorrow and respect for the man, bul asfittingoccasions to tike home to themselves the leisons which his Hie ai.d example so torclhly luacirate Therefore. we do resolve:- ^ Ihst in mourning the death ot Ogden noffman, we do not forth* removal from among us ol one who! S?To.Pur?J,XeUssby " l00g WeW b0nOr- ?'!?>*<*. ot wards, and he bat left no enemy behind him. In the tierce pollucal ttrues in which he has *een engaged oucl It was his 'ale to be Involved in not a lev of thein-he ? , to vlnd uauve war with his aiversxrv, but even oc cwoed In tlm the name freedom of thought and integrity of parpow lie c Aim*l tor bimoolf. ^ y 01 S^lctf a0t thf Pwf?Mi0D, he had been kind, cour IS iS * ifCli}lied% *,vln* unueceawy ollenoe, but wield, uig hh? I ri'lumt poweri with equal vigor and forbearance tiJM VI$0XB publ,c ******* ocoupietL whether in 50?*1?*8 or 518 9*? P**Mtc prosecutor lor the rupdbi? evor a'JOraJ' enlightened and inoor In private life he was ever kind 'and affeotlouate, freely sac COQB'derkUoa to Promotion of the mfuiwL ?LMier' a ctvilan. brilliant; a* a man, ft ,aV>rHtor? Bpea evei at plo>iaure '6 "* M 0I"mple wb,eh we Therefore, we resoive. That white we mourn his loss as a companion, we will cherish his memory, because of the noils exert pis he bus presented for our linitaUon -becsuse of the l?sons hta life tsught so forclbl/ to us all, namely, to bo ever Eli? ?ru.i i our professional career, that as rains ITTo rf. 7*like h1?' we are exercising the divine attribute ol administering justice amot g men. When the foregoing were read, Mr. Joskimi Blcnt pre sentsd the tallowing :? a?!?* That the members ol the bench and the bar wll attend the Itinera! ol t ur oectwied brother. Resolved, That the proceedings of this meeting be signed bv tie < Hirers, end transmitted to the family of Mr. Hoffman. In support cf these resolutions, Mr. Blit.nt spoke sub stantially as follow:?I little thought, said he, that when at tbe begicning of this week I addressed a note to the departed, we would be called upon at this time to at tend his funeral. I have been intimately acquainted with the late Mr. Hoffman from his boyhood, and have known him In a'l the various relations ot life, from the the time lie commenced the study of tbe law to his decease. H? was emphatlbaily a gentleman?a man without re proach; end it is that as much ss his eloquence ?it is that quality of 1 is beicg a gentleman?a man always respect ful and regardful of the feeling* of ethers, that has endear-' rd him ta the generation to which be belonged and those he has left behind him to mon-n his lose. He was a pac liot, and at the time he commented the studies of hta profession the oountiy woe assailed on its Atlontie coast and northwestern border bf a powerful f.*, who I threatened, in the tall oonfidcuee that tney could make good their threats, to divide thiol Union by means of tbe occupation ot a superior military force. When thev I were making their preparations to cut off New Orleans frcm our oonlederacy, Ogden Hoffman quitted his pro fession, end volunteered in the naval service of his oountry. His .career is known, during that war and the Algenne war, by the testimony of our brightest nuvai hero, Stephen Decatur, who became most sinoerely at-ached to him. After these wars were ended he resumed the pursuit of his profession and was admitted to the bar. lie studied in the office of one of our most eminent ju rists, Jocge Duer, theu practioiog In Orange connty. He coutluuso the practice ot the law there UU having ac quired a reputation extending beyond the limits ol the county, hs came to this city, and since that time his tri umphs and the many noble qualities by which he was 1 distinguished have became lam 111 or to you all. In ibe I xerclse of his profession he exhibited those high troiti ' mat commanded the attention of the court as well as the I jury. Judge Ewrer next addressed the meeting, and in a voice which was half suppressed with emotioa, spoke W.0uld ask leaTe to P*y ? brier and feeble tribute, but a sincere and heartfelt one, to the memory of our departed friend. An inUma cy of nearly fifty years, amoun.iog almost to a fraternity between us not only justifies me, but calls upon me to express those feelings wiih which my heart Is now oppressed. I knew Mr. Hoffman in boyhood?a bold, aspiring boy, who, when his country was tn arms gave up the prospeots so bright before him, and which were preoented by .he career ot his own fataer at the bar. and joined tbe navy that he might be one of the pro tectors ot our institutions. He was the cherished and favored aid of Commodore Decatur; and i know, lrom what 1 beard bis illustrions commander say. that if he had continued in the navy, his oareer would have been as bright as that of any officer in the servioe. When peaoe was restored he returned to the prectloo of the law. It haw been stated that he commenced his career in Orazure ?222ft aLdlliare via..a, liTin? in tuts court Who oould testify to the brilliancy of that career before he j?me to this city, i believe his first appearance In the W*K aa a representative from that county in 1827; 1 believe, becauee I had the honor myself to be an at L1.me\Md 1 ?*n ^r witness not only to the brilliancy or hfs eloquenes, but the influence he pos sessed over older minds than his own, from the cogacitv [ and wisdom of his judgment. Ycung as he wssThe was looked up to by such men as Klisha Williams, and others 1 In the lcgislatuie at that period, not merely cn account of the sauvity of his manners, or his high character for honor, but for his discrimination in public affairs, which secured to him that good opinion whijh frequently takes a .org life to attain. There are other circumstances in which I had ocjosion to observe the pejulisr detiiacy of his mind. It woe In that year that the Rupert >r Court of this city was organized. There were particular reasons why he should feel a strong desire in the success of that measure, for his own honored father bad been talked of as one or the judges. A knowledge of that fact operated upon his mind, and made him not only reluctant but ab olutely determined him to have nothing whatever to do with the success o( ibat bill. All this passed under mv own observation. Therefore, when I say Mr. Hoffman was endowed wltn those qualities whieli mode bim a brilliant man, I can aI?o (fay tout he possessed tho-e finer traits cf character that arefrequently passed over in our estimation of a man The world, in giving Its admiration to one great quality, is very apt to deny the existence of others. 1 his was so in the case of the famous John I'nlloot Cur ran. who, wnile it was admitted that he was a most elo IT?., 7 "ot "aPP???<l to be a profound ?*7*r-, I don'r mean to say that that was the preva leni opinion with regard to our deceased friend, hut I *JM'' exceedingly possible that some men may have doubted whether he possessed the learning of a sound lawyer, In addition to his abilities as sd advocate. I say emphatically theie may have been other# wno knew more of law, who road more cases; but no man at this urns was gitied with a mind better oonstltutsd to make ihose proper and nice distinctions which enable him to obtain a right view of a case. It would be also a great mistake to suppose that he was not a student. He had esriy furnished his mind with a thorough knowledge of VI P ?ciP1<,s ot profession. The constant practice which his great abilities brought him into perhaps pre vented him trom keeping up that study with the -eme intensity as others; but he kept up with the orogrees of our profession. In addition to all this his nund was imbued with all the beauties of claseio learning?more than falls to the share of most men who have gone through the same career. That was one of the elements of hi* eloqoence which enabled him to tower above men who had nothing more than the ordinary gift of words, let me speak of him as a man. 1 said 1 knew film lrom a boy: we were playmates together. I nave known him since, in the various relations of life, and 2 .Ifim ,m?'? bo?">rftbl#, cendil, generous, libera and urwBlflsh friend never drew the breath of life. I have kncvni him .n the most trying sltnaUons, and I know thst he always bore himself a* became a man of the high ?Vc,,a??tcr; 1 baT8 k?roly been able to realize the ls?t that he has dejiarted so suidenly. 1 was not aware ol his illness till 1 heard of liis death. When I look around and see this assembly collected for the purpose of paying the last honors to the friend I knew, and IX !?0u u a w?k sinc*' 1 oonfess my weak ' "d though my heart Is full- "and out of the full -ess of the heart the mouth speaketh"?if I have sue eeedert In paying a tribute to my friend #<|ual to his me rite, 1 shall be saUsfied with what 1 hav* done. hnViViJVCT< 'HM' P*"1 ? just and feoling tri bute to the mebory of Mr. Hoffman "Pfakw waa >?r- Rvarts, who spoke In can ^7 0 ?Z1- 1 ?^not bMt "'V?* to the t? L , committee who arranged this meeting, frehrL iw.r? ^ieXpr<!!W,Ie ?' ''?ttiments and m p"rtio5 of the profession woo stood HoiLan Tf* adn?'WM "t ? 'listenoe of Ogden Hoffman, and among the many recipients of his f do.?'! hr?eK?'iwi0w hla, friendly aid anl assistanc. ?mwA .k. 7 ther* '* aD7 ?n? among the younger members ol the profession who does not remember in all s "V h*' w,th Hoffman, the kindness of a friend?of an bonset friendship which sunk* to Inm the truth, and that klndlf. 1 more th*n CLt olher/i wboulj this reJAtfo# of a young ttau to hit

elder in the caw of Mr. Hoffman, for it was my fortunl jnst fourteen years ago white a sfrangerT" lTe bar a^d the community in wh.ct I have siu^ed, io be Xrow2 picfsssionel connection, though upon the opposite -.'U . I a somcwiiat celebrated causa, with Mr. Huffman a eibriinal eaniie, tliat attracted much attention ? i in the cliAracter nnd conduct of tbe asoused and from the eminent list of counsel upon h b sides, in which I inJeed did not Coa ?alii*! to be induA*. the rejal' net cm* wm tbe courtctlou of the offender. I newert\Mr' Hoffmen till thea, but I new# nor the Be|,ll,r *be singular uadaeee of the men sion of thl!?1 of the counsel. At the oonelu After gi<^. ?*!f 8 18 ok ocoesioo to apeak to ine. ?moHl ?*w?*l>le assurance that I ),?j ^^ATgM^ii^K^aysa trialn ,' !1" cireumstanoe in the result of the the "5 *f" M J?? ??f know, dent wears urd efforti^rli t otimIl,to "? Moused. The r.su tof mr nroleefcim.i b 18 acquittal. I gained, et you koow in fhoowh fhpute, but I hare ewer been h.es'ole mwt^ll nttrr?hCe?no,enCev 0re''^t, n0 hi"? 10 ?pw?* v,.ve tek?J ' * 80^>*r sense of the com aunity e^ff^Jd e^.e rme U"brH* Bt lbit rerun, and I havi, been^ternf,!,^ Profe*"?na; abilities had r?fn publ'c jueUieand a decrying anerta from thi a 1 'S8 resalt ?' tbU t,,Al *ou are mt Iron this iufluenoe. Tea* iny advice a there to cml bournes* and let the orlminal courts alone " He r*"eU?ha?tUebim,,1a "ble Uw""' "" ' "" in it e.TahU f /T, y . *wy,r. lH able- lf ^ able at all, he bal ^ occasion, and the effect. He ard aesimilated to himself the Set,? w BQd reaeooinft that make up the 4 lawyer; and ha cairo into court, not to K?fl 7Ji ' ft*1*** *om wblch h? d*riv?ti Ilia p/riusfth. S5 .SI V* . 5' etrength he derived. He had an ad mlrakle tact and common sense. He ha 1 a high sen e ol professional and public duty. There was never any in ?n?\?^Car?er. *? w?,ch he hB'Ped out ftn unjast causa by throwing Int o the scale the weight of his per | eonal character, his honor, or his worth. <^s!,s0rf"7?uGenBni1 c"Tr,}?i P"'1 a very handsome tribute to the memory of Mr. Hoffman, after wbi:h Mr. 'titticg flubmitted the following resolution:? tat?te!oro'?.TJ?JiS committee be appointed by tbe Chair to 1 Weraw 00 ">e proprety oi adopting euch other 7 y expedient eipresetve id our regard for toe memory of our oeoteeed brother. l/,L^ B?t?e f?ni Mr. Cutting in regard to the family of the deceased atd their bereavemen , all w"r* ar*Dimoufilj adopted, and the fol ft^ntlemen appointed on the committee:?Mr. Kmmef.' ' Mr' Ketchum. Mr- Lord and Judge .(!"^,Mt;vA1(?nfer Hamilton and Mr. Blunt jotumfd committee, and the meeting ad The following letter wee intended to be read at the Hw pufpese-?19 ao rflUui1 ?'oame to hand too late for 8cha""?. *?0.-?f,ak HlK-lb^llifortuLlfde mlseot our respected &i,nd> 0gden Hoflma^ Kbq will I iTl kMWoirnLO?il,?.Jj0*iU^.B on hia 11,8 *od ohsrsei.r, and 3ou r sal f I Im ibett" edtpted to that oilhe than i?v. S??*? 018 "bertjr of eupplytng you witn of hiWnn i? lo ? 0ur de',lirL,,<1 friend, that, as a matter m~MU? t oo' PrOJe unacoeptable.eepeeialiy as I pledge Uutb' bavlD? be~ eye wftnem li tSe m"*lf WBre midshipmen la the United Stat?g Navy in the ware with England and the Bar att^rt^o tte^U1"1^1^^1'n Ht?nd my.,eJlw0r8-13 18'?. ?r8 ,V- 8- frigate Gnerriare. o( 44 guns, under ?h?^X, . Commodore Decat'ir, that being tLa liaw S v Siim S!''2adrPn d8Wtne<l to eubjugate die Bar ?5s h.n? i'k.s8 ^ mreelf were aide io the Commodore, Sf- <? 8 } ?, 8V8IT opportunity ot knowing him well and fiLm n?thnAatas ?Tl 8on"n,a?11y- f'ffCape de?Ja?.ln Hpam.on the 16th day of June, 1816, the Oasrrlerre detached i>cm the residue ot onr ?quadron, came up wiih fatter a hard 2 A?8T'n8 line-of battle ship Me so -a (fj4 guns l.ooi) men), under sdml-al Bats-Ami,la- Our ship was cleared for i.C'!an' 8 blood' cmeenaued. whkh lafied^ iSIrtr an hour. The enemy was bedty shattered belore aurrenderins to Our .(mm In killed and woVuded ? ? men? ot^wnT' ( hJrt^?n ?ne fourth.of her lm nense comple ^ SSuw a ^lt *?d toy"8* W8r8 stationed o uring a great part of tbe act ton at gun No. 6. ler ^oard sida bJSiff Abe*lof th9J>&Uie. gun No. 5 (adjoining)! inir Sp| bumt trom an over charge, acatier <sg death and deetractioo around. He was partial] v a tunned ^~mK0^laf Cf' but???n reoovered hia fee . The 2SJSS? bBd,f tojured by this incident added to the 41 the name moment ol" the salt boi, containing Bun cartr dare, was forced to haul off and repair damases. j'he I '/ifS*!Dcw b8lB* dlsmaaled (we having shot away her masts) roni?j?eT'dBnd ^ "helplesshulkupon th"oSam o^em^a^sHT,,n^tl0l?,, , "8re c*Led away to board the aliS^JI? ?S?pel to surrender. It was now late in the atteinoon when we armed the bonis aas pulled sway for , enemy, then about two miles under our lee o? cmnerH<S5*D^ Ue S8COOd to C0?naa?d of iK' ffrSl i cut'er and twenty tneu: ?*t othsr howtw mii o*mad S) WW^rSnSdUme KX ~e,njr- (I l"?l the tourih | outter) We all did our beet to get to her. We mi arrived about the eaine time, and opened a Ideidlv fire and i enemy in the Binoke: and when the rpgt ot m nrnvwa/iaH is* herd<wl& !h? ?*225, 81x1 w* f/toads sere fig loins b?S^i --i flT^r5L^ <?v,U1*?r ow* ^ Th" victory s^ ea525??h.YJS?rf , '| e. U1**8 Bnd manly conduct and gallant bearing of cur lamented and de carted friend eon for rr^tout Oeoatur, wbo la my pre sense, after the action and 2i5 "ft1*?. ?P. kova.\ P?'d Wm a well-merited ctwnpllm?nt and presented blm with a if*so of approval in the ahaoe ot a i!imv ^li8 Pfrtols and a outlaw taken by him ?Kn Ott p^n the ,futo ? gnllant offloer, and on his realgoa tjon the service lost one of Its brightest stam. I have haatilr l^aro a^^SIilT* f8W f*Ctfl ln ,h8 w,,ory ?f his Ufe. which JSSi "hwtj to uae. as you see fit, on my atithoritv I plodge myse.l for Its truth. Youm, respectful]/. the UtuimJidS1' ,batfl1 n8W-,y ?orgonenB|ostate,Evlr . .bLITj / V who WM 91,11,1 command of Ooden's boat re. XlZL'a,i'LSj!'irg' ?'toaeaemr, while Ogden was despatched .^'to about ten ot onr own men and thirty of z!8 ??'toy (the other boats were similarly employed). Or the ?to the ocminered to the conqueror, the enemy revolted ?,?*'en'? boat, and an effort was made to get the masteryo 8"r ?fn. afd Pof ?way for the coast of HdsIb (in alght); and ?avrd Rthla rl!llcr?l ??<? d?termlned brsvery ot Mr. Hoff man c^eo.l. from being suocenful; his men hadlmpfloit wTs^or ^1?. t^.'d. fou*k( ,llke "Kors. This HUle solsode wns tor a long t me the subject ol admiration In our Meet. J. B. >. OBSBQtmS OF OOOEN HOFFMAN. The Cltnrch of the Annunciation in Fourteenth street, near Sixth avenue, presented a most impressive scene yesterday, the occasion being the religions exercises at tendant upon the funeral of the late Ogden Hoffman. The church was densely crowded with an audtence which, for respeotabilify, wealth, talent and position, is seldom cal ed together, even in this great city, where ciicum stances are constantly transpiring to harry togsther the eliie of her citizens. The best known and most influen tlal of our judges, lawyers, merchants and politicians were there. Indeed, it would be Invidious to partlcular ire, in an assemblage where nearly all were so eminent and filledfso large afuefsare of the public eye. It was a worthy ovation to an eloquent and distinguished man ?*<Htabls to his memory and those who so fitly dig! played.their appreciation of It. The body was brought from the lute residence of the cecrased, No. 113 Nloth street, to the church where it was met by the officiating clergyman P? ii, ilT who fcllawed it to the^r^ reJSESS'tfi^ Ji!Hn!fc! feeiirreellcn and the Ufe, salth tbe Lord: he that oe/ievelh In me, though be were dead, vet shall bn iiv?- ?w? John y.h%, 26.8,h 8nd bell8Te,h ln ??. shall never die.?St. Ji.'n.i"'!'1 ?f th* de*(1 s?r?<ce, from the Church of ?pgland ritual was then read, most impressively by the ,''erpJl?an' m ? iManser to cause the rapt atientum of the audience. Tne following words occur: Aud as we have borne the image or the earth* we .h.n .!.? bey the Imaroot the heav.nl? N^-thw Y^y brothA^ ' ,bJi11"h BDd blood cannot inherit the kingdom ot u'oa neffhiw doth corruption Inherit incorruption. behold I show vou a W8gtollnot a'l sleep, bat we ah.IIalt be chanced , m a moment, in the twinkling or an eye, at the laat trumD for "to rtunpet shall sound, anJ the dead shall be ralswl inmr rupilble, and we fihati be changed. For this corraottble must i "Ui?n(^COrr"b,lon'm*rto' must pip on imolortmuy w coacinsion of the service, the coffin wee borne 1 Mlowt -?' UklDg "P th# IiDe of "to1-0'1 ^>nD ptl1 be8re?. wesricg white serfs. ?*?? Winfleld Scott, Com. Mathsw Ferry, Itobert Pmiinet, Hon. Chas. King, K^n<Toh? SDr "on- I'0"8* H. uitnnall, Kev. John Anthon, Jas. Fester. The officers end members of the St. Nicholas Society, with badges or mourning. ?. , Tlie family of the deceased and Chief mourners, follows by tbe whole andlence. The coffin was of rosewood, handsomely bound with sil ver, and chased stiver bandies at the W It bore * simple silver plate on the lid, containing the name, time* if birth and ol death of the deceased. Mr. H itfman was i>3 years and a few mnaths ot age at tbe time of his death infnlh^nffl01? t^k Up ,helr Ucr of maroh through Four M^rk 't*?0Dd ?Te?"r> and from down to >'Vn '^MjoSS; w^ZTo :?ii; ,u.MLi*c2s1' ?" ?'*u? "1 rr,,nd" City Intelligence. The Wfather ha* been exceedingly unpleasant far the east tew day*, and May hue so far appeared to very poor advantage, compared with her former state and glory, when the Ian! month of spring always brought us the tlrst fruit* of the coming summer, and was rich In graft* and bud* and foliage. Notwithstanding the lateness of thia spring, we are glad to laarn from oar exchanges that the reach and other fruit tree* will not sutler, owing to the enow, which prevented them from being hurt by the front; and those heavy rains, tbougn they for tbe present retard vegetation, and keep back the ftrawberrlee, green peas and tomatoes, yet will eventually till our market* with all manner of pleaaant fruits, and put :he herbaceous products of the country wfthia tbs reach of the very poor in our largegcitiefl. The street* of New York, aleo, are partially cleaned by these rains, and for tbi* let us be truly thankful, ae It rosy save our city from a pestilence during the coming summer. The wind was very strong on Friday night, and had the effect of swelling the tide* in the East river to an unusual height. The water washed over the piers in many places, and damaged whatever good* were lying on the whar'. Yes terday was cool, moist and dreary, but last night gave promise of a better time ahead. Tiik 1 Jim Acntuccr in Warren Strctt?Corrjstion It was stated in several of the morning papers yesterday, that Mr. Kdaon Osborne, who was killed by tbe falling of a partition wall in Warren street, was a laborer. (Such was tot the ease. The deceased ha* tor many year* past been sn extensive builder, and was engaged in the eon etruoticn of a large wareliohse in Warren street when the accident took placo. The deceased resided In Rro.ik lyn, whoia he t?av?R a wife and three children to lament hia untimely end Mr. Osb rne waa a member of the Order of Fr*e and Aosepted Masons, and was also an Odd Fellow. He was widely known and highly esteems'; by all who cauie it- c ateot with bim. Thf?trw anil 3LthlhitiBn.il ?A(1UrD lIVHICJ T'l NlUHT r.^htll |TIQl ItCttMl' cer*;, utd?r the direction of Ce-i Berg:naon takos pmoe At the City ^AWBbiy Ro-tmv this eftiuiig, on wotch oc ct?io-j the ve/y WIeoPTf orcbxrtra wiu perform various ?*c?!i-nt overtures, Including Utrche'a ?'Binfome Triom pbAle," for the first time in thU cosntry The oi'ihrtted chrral society, "Avion," wll! rem'er th? eoldler's ehorna fr. in the opera Ot ?' ue* deux ,'ournt*e?" Ate* the primm er'? eb^rco from "Ficelio." li u gratifying tokuow that * bn-e concerts have become quite popular, much mere so 'ban was rrig'cally anriripa ej, euct ?? the attractions ode -fd tor to-nlghi ere uuui-ut jy good, a .'ergs end ap preciative eaCiecc may be expected, ai/.dijiy of Mi s:c ?The opera continues to flourish aosi rlgor-c-.iy OEdor'.be direction ot the indemitable itiA?eti< Vex Meretz'k. The brilliant sucoeM ot the eiarCL thus tier cr'aou-hee the feci beyond cavil thet, ?nh the pio;itr u.aieri?i guided b>- oelii end experience, opeiet'c peifo; n sacee, whether Iteiien, Germ an, hunch or Ksgli-h won id ai?n)< meet emple encoulag*lueoL in -.liio city. Sir long as Artiste end uaiegi-m w 'h hurm-miu^iij eud for the mutual ad ventegp ntch other, ,hey Invariably sioc-el to tin tuiiexentot their bearia'derive, ss in the case iu the pretest it.'eocr To-morrow evening we ere to nave "Ext-asi" tor the le.it time, Mine. 1.A orange in thop-in ctp?! par* r 3eoaoway Tiiiat.<b.? It i* pleasing to be eble to atete tbailbls |.oput.'ii utAbih-hnieo! u r-cetviug A patr-msge * ?r.mi-nsiiiate with the eote'criie And libera.-iy display id hy the itberAi m^ukgeaieat. The announcement of the comn.ei:.A'iren: ot the tour'h airr ot tho-e taiei-.ted and rxlrvmtlt line a-lint-ato, a ot Irish and Venkee cha racters, Mr eta Mrs. Barney Vt'iljiAma exhibits et e gience tbefgreet pi.polarity of the ariiste, aswiU a* ?be nice discrimination of the manseer who secured their services They are, without excep'ion, the coat sucoes-t fut oonple who ever en ten uneo e. Hroanwaj Audience, and have ties gratification ol nightly winning the Appro bation kf a grrater cumber ot la ties than are generally seen coopegtilw. n ote house, To-tnorry evaviug they perform in ?- Methiatcphole*," " hate Kearney" end the "Widow Bedott." NIBI-O's (J asoln ?Manager N'iblo, who returned to tha city a few cajs ago, la reported to have eflbeted engage ments with a number of aiiisteot European renown, van will be enniunce-1 in due season In a pecuniary point of v'ew it u quehtii.nabte whether he can do batter than be has been aid is still doing with the Ravels, M'tle Robert and the ballet corps, who, under his o sra dlrec tirn, aided hj the tsLpit ct his able a-'sistents, Messrs. Corby a and Moore, era ever alio-dleg novel mid elegant entertainments to large aod delighted assemble <?? of spectators. Despite the great number of yea re our citi reus have enjoyed the eVgunt pantomimes of the Rareia, they are lutly as attractive as when thev firm cimo am' ng us. Thegraud spectacle of " Mat dim" vrtit he ,-evivod to-morrow evoulng. Also, "The Coascripl " and "f'-s tlval l>acHan*e." Bowxbt Tukatiu. ? Multitudes testified their warm ap preciation of ih* eti'ertainniei ta affarded at this popular theatre last week. Manager Wahlron may now be said to be on the highway at succers, and eo long as he con tinues to have his pieces well acted and respectably placed on the stage, he may ex pest to deposit dollars with, instead if draw them frout, his banks.. In addition to his present very efllcieot staok company, he has engaged several very superior pertormers, two ot whom, Messrs. James and Haukins, will make their OilAtt to-morrow evening and exhibit a variety 01 astounding feats on the elastic cord. The dramatic per formances constat of the very effective play, " The Last flays of Pompeii," and the farce called toe ?' 1'ersecm.e I J'utchman," in which Mr. U'euu creates a great leal of uprcailius merriment. Burton's Iuxaikk.?Manager Burton, ever on the qui it'iv tor novelty and attraction, has lecured the services of a number of artists all distinguished for talent, but most of them new to his house. Among them are the old New York favorites, Mrs. .lulla Bennett, Barrow and Mr*. Hough; also Hiss NelLe Know's sua Mr. .Lionel (lolilaxcid, a Lotdon comecim, who lately made % very favorable Iniprestion respecting his abilities on the occa sion of a benefit at one ot the city theatres. Mr. G. will make bis first appearance this ev-uing in Ihe amusing character tf Bill Itownie in the three of the " I nlinrifi d Gentleman," previous to which t*o comi ja! pieces will be played, viz.: "A 1'iince tor an Hiur" ami ?' Abon Hasscn." Mi. Burton, Mrs. Howarc aad tb? etit.no fa lent of the company are tn the casts. Wam-ack'n Thkatre ?The refined and theciitlcal, as well as the admirers ot elegant acting generally, will not by any means relish the aanouncemeat that Mr. Wal lack's series of performances will shortly close. He has already acted tor thir'y-aix consecutive nights, and on every occaston in both fair and f jol weather, to overflow ing and highly appreciative audiences. There can be uo1 doubt that, oould ne be prevailed upon to continue to the close of the season, there would be no diminution In the attendance. It is'eeldom that an actor can be found who delineates any single eharaoter as well as Mr. W. does each of his entire series; consequently his patrons will be indisposed to havt| him again retire to comparative private life. To-morrow evening he plays St. fierre in the"W?re." "l'oor I'illiooddy" follows. Lai iu Kfxnf.'h VARiFrraM Vast numbers have filled this elegant plaoe of amusement durlnir toe past week to witness the thrillingdrarua, entitled "The Marble Heart " which has crested a greater sensation than auy of toe remarkably popular pieces hitherto represent*, at this house. Miss keen* sustains her already brilliant reputa tion as an artist of great merit by her g-aphio portrai ture of the herolxa In this play, and as for Mr. George Jordan, who enacts the hero, be has taken the audience by complete surpitae; his personation of the character is universally admitted to be one cl the most vivid, striking scd (rustically correct performances ever witnessed. Messrs. Dickinson and Johnston. Miss Iteiguolds and others, also deserve the warm encouragement they night ly receive. The "Marble Heart" and a new extravaganza, "Norma " to morrow evenicg. Broadway Varimim.?Amoog all the caterers for the gratification of ihe amusement going public, probably none are deseiviog of mors credit for eagaottv, en'er priee and unflagging perseverance than Manager Wood. While the wonderful juvenile troupe were filling their engagement at tbe Broadway, he discovered in them an unfailing source of future pleasure aud profit, sueb as eculd be made aot only oonauelve to his own individual interest, bnt to the pecuniary advantage aod general happiness of the little ones themselves. He forthwith issue anongenients to have them at the Varieties, and bow accurately his calculations have been verified Is shown in the densely thronged state of the little theatie * very night. They play "The Day After the Wcddiug" and " Black iyed sosan " to morrow. Wood's Mivtorm?People still flock to see the evef laughable comicalities, eccentricities and whimsicalities of those unsurpassed delineators of Ethiopian ennraeter, George, Pierce and their assoslates. .see them when and as otfen as yon may, yon cannot avoid enjoying a hearty laugh. They have made a complete change in the arrangement of their programme ot songs, dances, he., for to-morrow evening. The " Doable Bedded Room " is the afterpiece. Tux Kbi.ikr TAiu.ut'8.?Artists, connoisseurs and the public in general, will doubtless be gratified to learn that M. Keller, the manager of the talented troupe of French artists, whose elegant pictures, or living personifications of tbe works ot the most celebrated ancient and modem painters and sculptors, recently attracted such large and | refined audiences at the Broadway theatre, will give another series oi his beautiful and instructive entertain ments, commencing to-morrow evening, in Empire Hall, in Broadway, just abova the Metropolitan Hotel. The hall has been greatly enlarged, and splendidly fitted up and decorated, lor (he express purpose of giving proper effect to the tableans. There can be no doubt M. Keller will be amply rewarded for his gTeat artistic ability and liberality. Gkn. Tom Thi mii.?1This renowved little Individual, who lias for the last twelve years been a ssurce of wonder, amazement and admiration, both in tnis country and Europe, proposes to entertain our Brooklyn neighbors, at their Atheo.vum, to morrow afternoon and evening. Ha will relate his adventures among the crowned heads of tbs eld world, execute a variery ol songs, dances, he., and exhibit his Numerous tokens of esteem In the shape of medals, he. Dr. Wyman, the famou.. joker, is to as .-tat at the General's Uveas. AmaTUR Pkrfokmano:.?Miss Louise Elmore, a popular young iraatenr, is to have ? benefit at the Brooklyn Museum to-morrcw evening, on which occasion she per MOnetce the heroines in " Therese, the Orphan of Geneva," and "Isiuise, the Forsaken "?the latter a new drama, In four acts, written by herself. ;die will be supported by a number oi talented amateurs. Co.virrtk ur Ni.waRK and Brooki.vn.?Madame Anna I<e le Grange and Mr. 1,. M. Gottschalk are to givs con certs at library Hell, Newark, N..I., on Tuesday even ing, and at the Athena-um, in Brooklyn, on Thursday j evening. They are to be assisted by Mr. Karl Wels and other favorite artists. The great, reputation of these per formers will ensure a gcod attendance In both cltiee. Mi sical riftox,?The delight expressed by large audi tories respecting the musical entertainments lately ar lonled atjHope Chapel by the Glee and Madrigal Union, au^nr well for tbe permanent establishment of this as sociation, whose object is to tender the choicest English songs, ballads, glees, he in a superior style and at a price that will enable all classes to enjoy them. The principal artists, Mrs. and MGs I.each, and Messrs. Fre er and Leach, are too well known to require eulogy Mr.R. W. Glknn ?This highly promising, exceedingly versatile and remarkably popular young oomedian hav ing been generously tendered a benefit oy Manager Wal dron, of the Bowery, is busily engaged in preparing Yan kee, Irish, Dntoh end other novelties, in order to o?la hrate tbe event wi?a all the mlal imaginable. The affair lake* place next Wednesday evening. Coronets' Inquests. Fatal Actwrmk?Corona rllllls held an Inquest yes torrfay, at tha New York Hospital, upon the body of a man named John I). Caldwell, who came to hie death from injuries accidentally received at the bakery store No. *208 first street, on the 16th ult. Deceased was 6'2 yearn of ige and was a native of England. An inquest was held by oorooer Conaery upon the body of a child named William A. Blauvelt, who died at No. Ill Ninth avenue from the effects of iojuries acci dentally rtceived by being mn over by a cart in Nine teenth street, near Ninth avenue, on the morning of tha Sth of April last. Deceased was a native ol this city, and was about 4 years of age. Unknown Mkn Forxn Dhowxro.?Coroner Hills held an inquest at pior No. 'JO, East rivsr, npon the body of sn unknown man, who was lound floating in the water at this point. Deceased was apparently ebont medium height. The body was so mnch decomposed tnst it was found impossible to get any description of ths eorpe*. Ye. diet, '-death front ankaewa cause* ' THE GENIUS AND CHARACTER OF ALEXANDER HAMILTON. Ail Addrm Delivered before the Sacramento Pioom Ataomtiou, February 17,1AM, by J. G. Baldwin. I *o't am> rwnnom?I have selected ai th* *ubje? ?? mj ?..):??. u-iigbt 'be "Cha-acttr and O'oIuji * Aluanoer HamVCvv. ' \ ton Hank to say '.hut lb*? mad# this ?*.*oti't. hecauto the preariog nature rfmf MlMWWt, has rn '. psi mt'ed m* to select aid treat of ?tome mote 11 mc.te fnm the track of forme- lnT<"** ganon Kb study, *ud yet I trurt that * frno.e do eome meed of jufire to the memory of . tnueb ac(i long mi unci* hU;o*1?* peinot of Ui retJlt Uou, a tiusteu iriem nod corn pillion of Wanhingt<m? n.?v not b-Jadgvl *0 t? a toll) oct of puree at thu sen Kir, new the day which, <li?Urguir|?e<I as the WrAh."*_?.ll' WaebiDgtm, brufi up n> natural connection th> me and dooon of our aar.y history. There i? stuie'hiug't jukt'C* an< something of sent*. roent in the Itnpuhe * h'.ch prompt* ua t? turn .com '.ha ?ie*v men who have won to lh- (teat men who h-.ve fat l?u in the battis ri life, eooce, 1 is usually, to toe popular thought eyn. nemous with merit, bu' we ren?ent.y hue -bat the blazonry o' oenquetlBg t>anu?r* an l the appa rent at A pai| able Ujktn.-> of viou ry dsselve us in reepoct u> the reiauve inert;* of the contending parlies, as weh ah to the character of the oontrovor*y ai.d the value and extent of the trtuxopfc* _ It ww Hamilton'n great miifortun# to beer the oIIm i f measure.) which h? never adrcatc-i?of principle* wLuti he never eepounec, to ehaie, or rather to atwura the ui popularity ot an administration which he really deepisrd to be the man eeleoted to be the representative cf ad the terestes and eTtoia which a great joUttoM oarty. m the zenith of its power and suooess, and la *a heat ot its tanaticiani, attributed to the opposite pat .y, to be at war with the ostensible heal of hU own party, and wore maligned, if po^aibie, hj laading fedaraltuta 'ban by their acveroAnes; and It was hie mworlu ae to die while the for turns of the republican* were hifhaat sod those of the federalist* lowest. In the a?tt?.ol JelTereon's deserved'.? popular admlw*traUou, b?.ore ha bad an opportunity ot vindicating hunaelf or organiaag hie scattered force*. He had a worse miafertuae edU. ) Tlie republican party kept tie aecenileacy, and kept it of course hy force of the popularity won by oppcsu-g the federalist*, and by masreg as cdtoui a < p"?i <le alt the .of, iron and principle, ol that efhool Hamiltow, M the most prominent, the most feared and the molt hated rf the federalists, was singled out as the special object rf thtse assaults ; and even alter the old [tarty Hues were <J*s troyod, and new parties formed with new issues, these new partial, teeling to avail tbemielves of the popularity laid to threw upon theu adversaries the unpopularity rf the old struggles between republican and federalist, ro ot prf rally charged federalism upon ea?h other, ttcular measures of each other; and used the name of Hamilton as tbe hyperbole and imperaooatiou of theee imputed heresies. No one defended Hamilton; and so, from his ceaVn to this time, his name has paree! aa a bye-word ol poUUcal Ueterodrxy. But it is beyond the purpose, as It would be the limits of an essay, to go iate the merits rf this old cintrovevy, or to eeek to dietirt the decision whioh popular opinion has made upon it? "let the dead bury the dead." Alexander Hamilton was of Scotch descent on the father tnd of Huguenot on the mother's side. He was bojro ?? the Isle ot Nevis, in the West Indies, on the Uth of Janu ary, 1767- His mother died when he was a child, tu* father was in indigent circumHtanooe, and the child wm left to ihe bounty of its mother's relations. At elsvsw . ears, he was pUeed in the countirg honse of one Nicho las Cruger. a merchant of Santa Cruz. H# was remarks biv prtcocions?one of the few children who, maoliestang premature talents in youth, vindieate at a riper age their t-arly promise. He gave, at the early age of twelve, aa irdication as weU of his ambition as of hi* chnraotsr. He wrote ths let'sr to a companion, Biwaru Stevens, an en tract from which we give:? To code's my wasloiese. Ned, my amblUoe, isprevaienUsn that 1 contemn the grovelling amhtuon 0f a clerk or the ?. to which my toitune cot de-nns me, and would wiittogly rtm mv life, out not my character, to exalt my station Iaa eg fl.lent Ned, thai my youth excludes me troia any hopea of tan meciate pre'erment, nor do I desire U; but 1 mean k) presses tbe way tor futurity. I'm no phlloiopher. yon aea. and rney tsS,-'Sdw-lSSJ iSTSiB sas? The neqnal will show whether the fruition of the mea fulfilled these drasans ot the Creole boy. _ _ j/IJq baye no H|'ftC6 in tbiin owiowtion ti> tmoB H%bu ton's history, further than to say that at fifteen he was ptaoed in charge ot the large establishment of Cruger; then writing an article lor a newspaper which gave hha immediate distinction, h# was sent to New York te be educated; at sixteen, distinguishing himself as a writer cn tbe side of the oolenists; at wrenteen, <U liwring a upwch to th? poople in the *1*1? placed him m the front ranks of popular oratoiw; at nineteen, captain of artillery; at twenty, wash Irgton appointed bim his aid ; then going through the entire war-leading the last charge at Yorktowa; then cotDmeDcicg tbe prtctioe of the law, rtilng to the bead of ?be prohtwion, and busy in the State pollute cl New York; theu devoting himself to ths scbems eT a national conititution in the place of the articles of coa tvderw'icD a member of tbe Federal Convention, of the Ccnvention of New York, and the most active advocate and the able champion of the m' ilioatlon of the coostlta tlUrt?h*p? Hamilton's beet claim* to tame rest upon hie connection with tha first term cf Washington's admtaje trattou. He became Secretary of the Treasury in the thiity-Urst year of bi? sge He brought uo iuug expert Goce in itatEHirinAhip to tbe Gebinet. Bat the ence he gained In the tent of Wasbington while admiaid teriog tbe large and varied duties of the War OeP*rt" meat. w?? in fome sort akin to that required in hit uuw nost. But now he had a wider field. He bad a theatre worthy of bis fertile and versatile genius, and a task cas ing into exercise the frill measure of his powers. He wae to assist to msks a country ; to start moving a new m unified experiment of government; tobtirg tyatetn out ot chaos; to adapt a new government to the wants, ne cessities and genius cf a people; to impress upon thus peop'e a homogeneous aai uatijnsl character. to levlte credit to inspire confidence, to create stability and se curity, and to inaugu-ate the po srcrtul reign ot law aaf order. ... . _ Tbe scattered elf mints which war had itiewnor lsn were to he gatheted tcge.cer and moulded Inlo empire. His duties ielat?d to the internal oiganization and rela tions of the government; and these duties, it will be seen at once, wire of the most pressing and vital impor tance. If the new government failed, its (allure would be re'erred to the neglect of ihem, or the Inability te discharge them with efficiency. Circumstances were most Inauspicious; th# jealousies of the States; the pow erful opposition to the constitution, now ready to M turned into apposition to the government; ths laife number of influential and embittered maloonvents disap pointed in perst-ual objects and swarUng under amM of neglect; public and individual suffering and embar rassment?the effects of the long war; the distrust of tha experiment so extensively felt, snd the want of power and resonroes in the government to ensure respect H heme snd abroad; the angry collisions ol different tftataa with their sectional jealousies and antipathies; an nn paid soldiery, dismissed without employment to suffertnc and destitution; snd of hosts of clamorous creditors with the worthless pap?r of the govsrmnent on han?; the natural jealousy of power in those who haa just escaped from its dominion; and tbe certainty foreseen or c(lending multitudes or expectants am the favor of bounty of the government, or rf adherents to particular projects and schemes rf sdminlstration?three thicg* would have made tbe tank of government most embarrassirg and difficult, wit boat the addi Ion ef the Inherent diffloulties of administrating k> novel a plau, where there wei# no lights ol experience to xM'te or direct it, and where new and vexatious nuee lirts must arise at every turn. One gnat print was gained?Washington s name waa a tower of strength, ine patri.ns, too. felt that it waa now a test time of nU for whi:h they had suffered; lor no proipeet of salvation could be seen to reprieve ths unsuc cessful issue of the present trim. Hamilton thought that In this state of things, strength and vigor were indispensable elements ol success. Hta military experience hard show ,i htm that nearly ail the disasters ot the war had been oocasloned oy ths feeble ness of the Congress, and the unmistakable evidences rf contusion, anarchy and imbecility which characterised the general administration under the articles ot confede ration, and ol the individual State governments, erna tirnied and strengthened him in the opinion that vigor lw 'he head of the nation was the absolute necessity ol am ' ime. It was certainly very natural for a statesman to suppose that strength was the panaose tor a republic whose great and apparent evils had originated in weuh ness. ? . , , . Never upon earth was there a sterner trial of greatacas than was now exhibited. To laiter was to tail?to attempt ruvthing was to risk everything. Irresolution itself w?< irretrievable ruin, ltesponsi oillty the most fearful a fruited every movement. Vet fce did no', aeeitate. He teok the boldeet Beenure. He wen en tkorougk ie Wl . xecuUon as he waa elear and comprehensive of politw. Ill* remedies for existing disorders were sharp, and ttm pmpesedthem with nerve and oonlidenoe, and prom cuted them with zenl and decialoo. He struck at onoe At tfce neat of the public dliordrn. rhe gtiveromeyt must Uv?credit-he sought it in acts of justice-be funded ths public debt?the government wonted money _he laid on taxis and i-suses. Ths populaoe clamored scainst the law; he never poured. The whiskey boys rcre in rebellion against ths excise. He was for putdng them down at th# point ot the bayonet. He established tbe Bank ot the l ulled State# for the oonvenieaoe rf commerce and the oseof government. Soon the effect of these measures became sensible. In the laiguage oi Webhter. "he struck ths rook of the pub lic credit snd refreshing streams burst forth?he touched the oorpre of the pubdo prosperity, and ft sprang to lis feet,'' Such was the magical sffsot ofthoss measnrrs which classed the clerk of old Crnger among ths first llnancisrs of any age ^ What clamors were rsised, what impediment* were thr? wn in tne way of the new goyernmsot; what jjuea tlons of nice constltutlonat c.mstrueMoa M to the a.t^ thcrity ct' th# Preeident to hi* procleraittoa o* warning and menace strains! armed rsbeis in ttMfieM, snd ?enrh emlsrerles snfisidizng our ports, for (he ""iptt.ntof hostils (leets against a neutred power, in dafianse ot the ipirit of <>ur treaties what prodIgioosevls were to llow from the act. oi national justlos wnich paid the purchase money of our frewlom in full, and not, if at all. at s jobt>in? shave, are now aming the effst^'.rash rf t>ertv hiAtoi y. Ths stand ol dignified netrirallty taken bi Washington's adnnrusttati a, 'be novel extttb'tiJU v?i d gntty, jnsUos,