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8AMSMUUY, HOWAN COUNTY, N. U TIT.R1)AY, NOVKMI1EII ic, 1C20.
(vol,; x..v.jvo. 4 y.
f il I. JCli
, m fcl ft. If BBa1
.in a urm.
f t A-wr)it a i , ,
Wi r" ' r; reduced ri.
uw . SUA. tt-'V.
Iw ki twiW4. a4 -ed l h
1 "U-J.a Urt and kaaHiaoflsw ejrt-
Tir eni Stmia 'tf GOODS:
lh vr Karl waft , Ca'ery, Mm J U re,
, irra cmLL Ti pb.
nnUC tuUcrihcr ti juit received, from New
JL Tofk umI riiiWtlpbU, tnr) U now opf ntnjf,
M lb Siort in a).1('0Ii!, jentrri aort.
, urif - Goods f
-. m mm .mm.
imru it art.,
f i'a, We. Uc. Off.
lUvtiif pMtM J niin! for lud in.
Kwlmf In trll lor , kt fctU urcd (Ut
b CM arU m urm wttkh will b H'uUcUtrj la
ftrnM wmn H rcbt.'- .
T pnhlc art repcifull Invited to cll ioj
tumiM fur ihcmMhrci. ' '" .
r . v. storm:.-
' OrMftr 1839. 3wUCW
A r r. rprw M tU ibnbri Store ia
DRY GOODS .
t f kV fv lf ri;rf ankaal to aSaeaiOAf
: . 4zK. 1 GROCERIES, : ;
Z - - j llartlrarcfind Culliryi .
tatciMvam iWtT anI amount
ae'cc'r Mr kinelf k eare.
jt irMS m tW bsl teroM.la I'UUaUtl
. X-Wt.TB puhUc ar aured
ivf Mfaf a larrw and Wli wipvtnd tower
--frV iU wMul. V .Drturtiw aocommo.
- vraMf rM,"lBy"ara rrrtJrcruHy invited to
ar f:!m rmin quatititfa, hear pncea
- kfclfa ot 'tuiiir!"
r JOH.Y MURPHY.".
1. M. rttpec?fun wrjra to rclwra h'ta unfeijrn.
4 iLaakt Ijt th very lbm) and diftingiijilird
t,lmmmj k li b! JBJiU'J bonoUTed With
if. a d-xrn5nc public, and lipKy
":'-""4:'',J.T;W BitrTT a contitminerof the aimeii'.
A CARD. .
,. TDlUVUXCt & Co.
rtmofed to the awrth corner of lue
U4 Crt tl44 the Sttre attached to the
Uu.n Uotrl; a here Ihtf are disposed to sell
GOODS very low. t
SJStlur September AUh. 19. K!i
Vit alnittAX 3nckson.
oronan vr. nnovnt
11 now rrrriir.jf from New York aiwi PhlU-drlr-hit,
a cKue ami haivlfR auortment
Groceries, tfe. ;
hkh were boorfat at reduced pricea, and will
be auld at a waalf profit, for cash, or on time to
punctual tirilrr. Amonr the Grocer te, are
Braj .q'tall', ....
Ttnmj tM. UUJ Muicate H Citto.
Port ditto, Malaga ditto, Genuine
jUld llolbml fJin, oldropiuc
Hnutdv. Jamaica and New Khg.
- land Hum t. together with eer
itxitck. usualljr found io a 6tore in this lection of
Peraona whIi'iik to ptirchane, aill pleaae call,
and eiaruuie the abore (iooda.
Cowan. & Weees
HAVE.. just-.reccied, 1 .lheir
8tiire, Wood Graver Uowiu
cuimy, 13 milei west of Sslinburj, a
food and fruh lupply of
Ther .a'to hire na hind, a rood auortment of
fiiliiOTiable rail anw W inter
auiubia for Jioth.,Uojtflciaen .aad Indies, pur.
chiKd in NtVork and rhiWklfu ; con sit
ting 4 . ' .":r' "
ilUlue, black, biwr steel-mixed andolire
CaiMOKm, Cat-IneU andlSaitliiet. "
, White ind Red Pinnek ,
Point and Uuae l'-innkeU
' Cinb!et and PUida
Cahtort"Crape aild SIHir--'
1""': Bomhazctta, Dbmbaaineji ItA CI r'eiJ -iFf.' ""
Caawmeit Slmwla and joints j
together with rrerjr other article usually found
in a Store in this auction of country.
AH of ahicli they are determined to sell as
low as any other person whatever, enpsjred in
the same line of buMn s for Caih, Cotton, or
on a credit to -untuil dealers.
'Ite public are respectfully invited to call, e
amine, :.id jiidffr for themselves. V & R.
Ikfhw 3IK, 1829. 3mt'0a i-
hew S'eim Boat
...jtnlr .ldtt$an, btiili
w-."."-vJiprca'5ly for the Cheravr
, ' 1 s.nd - Attftnta " trade," will
n cce ruawuK aUernateU between Uic two
piaus, as k0 as finished, wbtcii will be previ
ua to ttte lit of Nov. She goes direct (inland)
Wtwerw Char?ettt) and Cheriaw i and will take
t?i iflta at the lowest powible fates. 3mt03
MaJ. Joshua Iazarus win be toy ageut in
Chrw tor her also, and will attend promptly
o toe shipment of Cotton by hat, consigned
either to aver If or others in Charleston.
'J" Tr-YHsa fa the county of Sum',
" v ; fctJ and, Mtrtetteved from recentl r7?nfrr3tY8
r hcnvenea, within the Gold iitgion
'mftlmmmm, of Northsrolina.- This tract was
Jj'd ov the 8Ute, in the year 1795 1 consists
. ut astfflhu" ou iuryejstfjoinlny' the county
llae of ii illtM, and extendinif from the Blue
Jl dga to wKMn" three miles of the Main Yadkin
River. " It is Intersected for fifteen or twenty
unnly of water-power at an seaaonar ana manv
fl WILL expose to public tale, on Tuesday of
U. November Court next," not previously uis
posed rf at private ale, the follow ing property:
namelv -. " " -
One 7'rc fond lying in the
y Koaka of the Vatlk in, containing
4mtiXm cre more or lew adjoining
JCz Zacarinh Macatee, Frederick Ford,
aafc and others, tolerably well improved,
and very healthy.
Also, one-other Tract or piece of J. and, on
tJrane Creek, half a mile from Salinbury, con
taining 25 acres more or les? ; on which there
is a piece of Meuduvi often acres, equal to any
I in this country.
Also, One new 'Aftrr-uir'wmig--UroR-. eteel
springy. with, Uarrjtsj, of e,xc-l!ent make.
Also, Jour or live new copper suns, oi arious
sizes. Terms made Known on ineuay i sate.
'.V'lul iU miDeral treasures arc in a great measure
j uneaplored. ...Jf eraoija dewrou to purensse, are
1 . " referred n the Editor for'morer pftrticular infor-
nation, with whom the plat of this land is ue
Itwited. "V. -,V ;.),;, .- "T
. SaUAur-, June 1ih, 1 1329. 71
CommllUA io Wmj Jail
IS Salisbury, N.'C. oii.the 12th' October, 1829,
Negro Man, who calls his name NED, and
aaya he belongs to CoL Arthur; living about
Three milei from XJolumbil, "S.r Carolina.- IJe
Appears to be 50 years old, is 5 feet 10 or 11
inches high, black cbmplection, atout built i
third finger on right hand a little crooked and
tiff, caused.? a rope i no other marks per
elvlble i uvs he left horn about 10tb of Ad
gust last. The owner is desired to prove pro
Jf Py cbajfea, and take him away., 1
. 1 tnoui-r
guvmul n.nir -
aa tbs aiwsiaa arirtTta.
Vt this week prestnt ojr tmictt with
plnled ikrtcu vf tbe life if Cm. V.0 A
thoogft ha . first drt Ueth:M tb tto hef
eounl7, yet Lie extreme youth, ,Usif only
Micnyc7 wucaaaioa m-r:g uprc
vented him from imbibisg tfioae hereditary and
acrtmonSoufl prejudices which Creit Driiiio k
always eoiaaei U UUailad 8uiaa, -A WtUi
proof of bis grester atacLment to lis adopted
Country, tUa to his sta) aoit, cannot be addo.
ced, than, by a review of the unful and erent
ful life whirb h deoted to Y 7iee. Several
of hia swat are nmr living, one of wbotxl Is a dis
tinguished plantr In South Carolina. ' ' - , t
son, William, of North
Carolina, wasjbprn in the tillage of Egre
room, near White Jlsftn, lo Eoglind, oo
the 30th of J dnet 7 J . ; ' t
1 lis fathir, filing South Carolini loon
fur the pesij of .1763, Lroughtwith
him tfcia too Vodretorning to Englaod
ciMifided him tfith csr of the- rtvtrend
Willinrrl Richardson hi maternal uncle
who, becoroiDg' much ttacbed to his
nephew, not only took charge of hit edu
cation, but adopted him at hit ton aud
Self. t the Drooer are. William w
aentto an academy Jn -North Carolina,
froiin whence he was, after ftw yeara,
rcmorcd to the colleije of Nisto hall In
Princeton, Ke Jem jr,' lit n under
the auspicee of the learned end respecta
ble doctor Wiiheripoon. Hen be finish
ed hit education, graduating in the ati
tumnof 1776, a year rnenvonble in oar
f)!ii;jrj..a well at titil annaV '
Kf turning home, young Osvit found
himself abut out for time from the ar
my, at the coramiasiona fo tbe troopt
just levied bad been itsaedVi He went to
Salisbury, where he commenced the atudy
of the law. The war continuing, contrt
ry to the expectation whlti generally
prevailed when it begin, JDjvie could no
longer-re tist - hi t -erde nC jab-to -pleat
hinivelf among the defendersof hit coun
try, Inducing worthr-ind . Donulir
fiicnd, father too old for military aervlce,
to raise a trooj) of dragoons, it the resdt
ett ' modeof "accomplishing hit" wish.
Dvic tobtalhedilleuteuancf ia tbiiifoop
Wlihouf delay the -captain J rirtf d the
J'otjth army; knd toon aftertrirdf reTomcd
home on furlmigh". 'The commandTsfrtir'
troop devolving pn'lieutensnt Davie, it
was ar hit request annexed to the legion'
of count Pulaski, .where captain D.vie
had Ue tailed tftd-Dnle was now In.
duced to uke upon himself the) last, much
at he pre erred the ttatlon he then pot
tetscd. At the head of thlt deperment
al4mtf Dii UciaIft2thf (Hi2houfToi
trying campaign which fuilwsdi cofttH
butine greatly by hia talcotuMt 1X3 1, bit
local knowledge, and Ma rnflQenee,itle
milntr aince of the ihniiult end iuccr.it
Ul Mratlona which Ulowed. White he
er.I Lincoln, loX at.tiTm at 1 Kn-v- whldulhevrnmj.nttj
, w If z t
In this office Dvie serrrd
THE THOUOUGH BKED HOUSE
CJON- of the imported
Horse EoWewill stand
the Fall Season, commen
Lcirig the 10 day ofHepfem
her, and ehdiiig th lJtS
dav of November in. the
days, 1 uetuays and Wed-
as a si I . li.i t'1 ' ''-
ot isoncorq, uaoarrus couniy, on i nursuays, r iir
(lavs and Saturdays t and will be let to Marei at
mrht dollars tn: season i ix oouarrtne l.ean;
aud tioehe dollars tn insure a foal.' .
' - : .,t92 S. L. FF.RRANI),
Sept. 10, 1829. C. L. BOW BUS.
. Driving to FayettetUle, .
WWTlll find it to their advantage, to stop at
the JfajBUr Turd, where every con
venience is provided lor Man and Horse, to make
them comfortable, at the moderate charge of 25
cents a day and night, for the privilege of the
Yard, the Use of a good house, fire, water, and
shelter. Attached to-the ard, are a. Grocery
and Provision Store, Dread Shop and Confec
tionary, and t House for Boarders and LodgenJ
itr a plain, cheap, wholesome and comfort
able styte.J- Favwrint, 1 it JlpriL 1 828. V
until the affair of Stono, devoting his let
sureto i tfie jcqurremeht of "professronal
kuowiedge, end iTsingTatt In ih'e'eteem
of the general and army". When Lincoln
attempted to dislodge lieutenant colonel
Ma'nl .nd from hi intrenched camp on the
Siono, Davie received a severe wound, and
wasiemoved from camp to the hospital
in Charleston, where he was confined for
Soon after hit recovery he waa em
powered by the government of North
Carolina, to raise email legionary corps,
consisting of one troop of drtgoont and
two companies of mounted infantry at
the head of which hcwat placed with jthe
rank of major. . '
. Vuickly.tucceediog in completing hit
coips, in whose equipment be expended
the last remaining thillingfof an estate
bequeathed to him by hit uncle, he look
the field, aud wat sedulously engaged in
protecting the country between Charlotte
and C'smden, from the enemy'i predatory
incursions. On the fatal 16th of Augus',
he wat hastening with his corps to join
our army when -hemet-wr--dpertd
and flying trooper He r.evertbelett con
tinued to advance towards the conqueror ;
and by his prudence, zeal and vigilance.
aed- fa w-of-oor-agons and mjny-oii
our stragglers. . Acquainted with the
movement of Sumpter, and justly appre
hending that he would be destroyed un
less speedilr informed of the defeat of
G'a(ea he despatched instantly a courier
to that officer, communicating what had
hsppeftedr perfwmtngf in UMiidstT.fif
w hie h folio wed thk signal .overthrow and
the general despondency which prevail
edj tre well known, end Jurie eenrs:
corded; nor have the fortunate and ac
tive services of major Davie been Over
looked. So much was fait conduct re
spected by the governnjentvof North
Carolina, that he was, io' the course of
September, promoted to tie rank of colo
nel commandant of the cavalry of the
difficoltlet again to be encountered. In
cootequsnce of the accession of force to
the enemy by the arm! of three rugi
men(f of Infantry from Ireland, determin
ed to tend a confidential officer to the leg
Ishture of North Carolina then lit session,
to represent to ihcm his relative coedi
tlon, and to urge their adoption of efTec
tual measures without delav, for the col
led km' of msgszinet of provision, and
the reinforcing: of hit army. Col. Davie
we, tclcctcd by Urceoe for this ioipor
(act mission, and immediately repaired
a -ft a
to tne test oi government, wnere ne aoiy
aud Mthfolly exerted himself to give ef
fact ia the Views of hit K'bcral.
the eventt of the autumo assuring the
quick approach of. peace, colonel Davie
returned hornet and basing shortly after
wardt intermarried with Miss Sarah Jonet,
daughter of general Allen Jone t bf North
Carolina, he selected tbe town of Halifax
on tbe Hoinoke, for bis rcsidenre t where
he returned bit profeisioa, the practice of
, At the bar, colonel Davie aooo rote to
great eminence j and indeed, in. a few
years, became one of iti principal leadera
atid omamttrttrHe 't possessed of
great tagtcliy, profound' knowledge, and
masculine eloquence Tji- manocrt were
conciliatory! bat imposing .rd comrnao
ding. 'The late Alfred Moore,"who wat
afterwards one of the judges of the Su
preme Court of the United Slates, and
who wat a very able lawyer, at well aa ao
excellent man, was the intimate friend of
colonel Davie, "ahd till rival, in theirlion
ourahle career at the bar. Colonel Davie
wat -appointed bv tbe legtiljture of North
Carolina, to represent that respectable
state in the Convention, called at Phila
delphia, in the rear 1787.. ... . x j
; Bring at t War time a young man, ha did
lotjajie.i nrominrnt pari in tbe discus-
siQa.whkh resulted io t he for maiioo of that
contiitution, which hat been ao aeverely
ested and . Jound to be so admirably
dtpted to the government ol our coun
try. But he there -learnt the true f un-
In this nation be waa found! by general
Greene'on assuming the command of the
Southern army: whose attention had
been occupied from bar entrance into
North Carolina, in remedying tbe ditor
der in the quarter maater and commissary
depariinentf Tq the Jiat Cirriogton
pJt and tbe tolid arguments in -support
or it. -
-- HtrmmetVoet not appear to thargreel
instrument ; -the iiinea of hia family hav
ing raffed him home tcfort the labors of
the 'Convention -were concluded. Hut
when the constitution was submitted to
the judgment of the State Convention in
North Carolina, (or its adoivion, he ttood
forth its most able champion,-and its
most ardent supporter.
The university of North Carolina, is
mtinlr indebted to bit exertions, and to
hit labour t, for its establishment, ani for
the. assignment of permanent Undo'' pro
perty for its support. Colonel Davie
wat extremely anxious upon this subject,
and exerted the. u'mont powers ol his'
persuasive and commanding eloquence) to
ensure success He was deeply sensible
of the ex'reme importance of extending,
st widely at possible, the advantages of
liberal education, that there might be a
perpetual succession of enlightened anJ
liberal men, qualified to administer the
affairs of this great and increasing peo
ple, with wisdom and dignity. He con
side red the public liberty insecure, and
fiaWtn o Te"di srurhed by - pe rpe f ual -fc4
Colonel Davie was now appointed a
major general in the militia of North
year-1799, was elected governor of that
state ; tti'e duties of which station he per.
fornud with his accuitomed firmness end
wisdom. He was not, however, permit
ted to remain' long in that stat,Tom Ills
country had fliguer claims on hia talents
and services. ''"
derrt-of 4he JJniJ
WimWShM$fSitf-io put an end . to
the diiTerencet which subsisted between
this country and France", associated gen
era! Davie with Mr. Ells worth. and Mr.
Murray, as bis ambassadotton a mission
o France for that purpose.
Soon after his return to America, gen
eral Davie lost his wife, a lady of lofty
mind and exemplary virtues, te whom
a a a
fie wis greatly attached: end not long
after, he took the resolution to retire
from public life, and to become a farmer
on his own fine estate, at Tivoli, beauii
fully situated on the Catawba river, in
Chester district, South Carolina.
4 When war took place between thi
country and Britain, in 1812, General
Davie was offered by tbe "government oi
kU country, e high command lit tbe ar- .
tnf. Hut his Ificieaiing- Infirmities ad
monithed him not la assume dwtlet be
0?.' !.r.fin,h nifh tn'ght prejudice , ' . . ; ,
the"acr'vice tnitod f pr'omottng'- U.'iVZZT.
Tie wound received liv ibw-revoiufUn .
eapowursraunng ia service, oeeatne t-''4
ed orthlf cbnsiitudon, and rendered fclrli' , " ; - j
incapsWUof ihoae active axertLaot vsbkh
led from him at e commander. He',
therefore, declined the honour offered
him, after e good deal of hesitation. ' "
ueneral DjvU' continued to. rat.U .
hit beautiful teat, on the banke f ih
Catawba, to which travellers and visitor!
were constantly attracted br hie-ooen
hospitality, lit dikoified roiimrrs. and
elevated character. . OccaslonVi h
made eifUrtiont to the Warm Pnrlnira.
io Buncombe county, North Carolina, for
relief from tbe barattinar rheumatism.
which afflicted tad waited him. . On
these vl.ilt he Wat ' alwatl rreitf art."
mired by the ioitlligtnt ttrtmrert whn
visited tbi place of retort frem ail the '
southern and eouth-ws'ern stales. The
airabllity of lui deportment cave enr
access to ell." Put no person irinroachr
him, however dittincuubed bf Ms talent
or character,- who did, not tpeedjlt fei :
Vw.wae in the presence of a very iq.
penov man. ute great and Varied Inror
matloo,: combined- wbh hit profound
knowlece of men and things, made him
the most interesting of eomnanionM
The ignorant and the lerr.ad. it..
and the wise, were all instructed and da
-.Vi A l.L ... .. . .
an irresistible charm for all. Although
no man spoke more plainly his opinions'
and sentiments on proper occasions, he
had the art of never giving tfTchce.
At nome, and lo hia own Aaiahbor hood.
general Davie waa revered with the
highest filial piety. He was the friend
ol the distressed, tbe tshs
tPe tnbarrasscdi and.-thw-ptjre-TMker -of
all. Hit own character, fna (mm ...
ery apoi. or atalvgave MvwMn-bU in
terpotiiioni. which wat irtCalatlbla. ;
Oener:! Davio had a deen and in
ful sense of O .d tnd Ms'nrovidri
and.atl aUachtdrwIihe: uiWirJBa.x:d-. .
doctnoce of christieaity. "Bot 1,'e hud - '
jov au.acnrrr.Tiireseii, at an xvowed inem -'
ter,ld:aoy 1 piHictilsrjMtCjIelhougUT' ;
they generally . dogma'itid too mmh,
ifid ahut the tleor6f thristiariciirltv ;'
.1 1 1 a a '
twiciy. ne oevisea a proper site on hi
estate for the erection xf a place, of wcr-
snip, ie oertTenefftj arTy-cnrIilIansocr"-
ety which should choose toput up a sum
bla baiMlng'ihereon. ' " -
lie was a tall maft, of fine nromriiom
Mrfigu're -1'rect'an'd ' VomriunSibirrwa--"
countenance nosseising" .great, express
sioni anunis voice lull and eneriset c ,
ndeed his whole appearance tttuck the
beholder at once, ts Indicating no ordin
ary man j and the reality exceeded the
Such waa the man who has been taken
from hit afflicted fjmily, his friends, and
his country. He met death- with the
firmness of a soldier, and of a mi con
scious, of a life well spent. Ids memory
is cherished by his family and Mends,
with the most eutlusWic a.tachm'Cnt.!
The good, be did survives him t and he
hat left a noble example to the youth -rjf
his country, to encourage and to itimti.
late them in the honorable career of vir
tue and of exertion. May it be apprecia
ted end followed.
Wade, who effried off the monev en
trusted to him by the Suffolk Bank in
Hosion, has been sontenced to the State
IrUou for iyears. .
South Sea exfiedition.mThe N. w YnrW
Courier of Saturday says: The bri-
tion, dropped down to the lower hay yes
tetdsy, and will proceed to sea this morn
ing, bus, aher three years ol prce
verance and industry, Mr. HrynolJs j ids
himself Upon the ocertO, hi seurch of the
unditf-Mored talandt .of tiieSputh.
borough, who in passing acroas Narragan
set Bay, with pantaloons rolled ud. re
marked to their friends that it wa9 viet
walking. . . . . .. . '. . ; .
A letter from London, dated Aug,
22, 1829, sayt " We have had no
thiog but rain here for the last 3Q or
40 days, and it is as cold as charity j
not a tnusquito in the kingdom.
A weaver by the name of John Ball,
who is now at work in some of the
manufacturing, establishments near
Boston, has recently had an estate left
him in Kilkenny county, IrcljpA
vrorlh 20,000. ;