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(ii fttcfi ubequpnt iiw rtiori. Court orders charged
25'rlct. higher than these rates. A liberal deduc
lioj those who advertise by the year.
ititRS to the Editors must t4 postpaid.
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) Risers. Gen'l. Harrison.
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Editors 4 Proprietors.
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VOLUME V. NUMBER 15.
SALISBURY, N. C. THURSDAY, AUGUST 10, 1848
HIS; EARLY HISTORY. ! served, under General Harrison,rup to the
; - T . i .:: I . t &
Tkk n..0....,: t,., , r r. ' ciose oi ine war oi ioaz. ii was in mat
glorias a 'candidate far the high office ?earu he w made a captain, and placed
Of resident of the United States, and the j J" . arge Jof Fort Harmon, on the Wa-i-h'aiilcircumjiahccs
(attending his nom- bash; '?nt commanding a petty gam
ir.aiionl with its cordiaf acceptance by so fon of,J?ftt" ,me,n' of wnom two-tjiirds, and
i-L' nl nortion of ih nnnlp ,.;,i; ! himself with them, were rendered nearly
j Ytt free from any of those ultra party ' helpless by fever, (for it was aery un-
- fcJg so usually exacted from competi- heallh' P?st0 surrounded and attacked by
rsj ftr lofty public positions, render it an overwhelming force of savages, he en-
iiiallM interesting and important to un- J0 lhe Prsl opportunity of proving that
. jrstaHd thf whojejnner framework and "isfate wa.charmedone, and that it was
tturcj; the mind, the character, the prin-' h,s Particular lot to fight, and prevail over,
j pfe? private and public, of a man whom suPer,or nurnbers. He never has gone
' . .-ejrti'Jlclming public sentiment seems ali , lnto batllf except against theUgreatest
i .idv! to have nolntcd out as th novl od(ls ? and iid has never come out of bai
liff Magistrate .ophe Republic. i ,le exc.r,Pt!as a victor- 0ld Sy1Ca the
Tbo best, the fullest, and the most sat- ' . 3 .IVUI V?" tst;,ieritl who wcu mwap
'ifetory exposition of all these particu- v,clor,ousi helieved that his prosperity a-
aw. wil be found in the simnle narra. rose irom -a special luck or good lortune ;
ess has, heretofore, always marked the
career of Taylor; who, however, assumrs
no surname, but leaves all to hi? country
men, whf? have already decideid to call
him not Taylor, the Happy or Fortunate
but Taylor, the next President. We
Fort Harrison, as the legions of
nna nea, in alter years, at buena jV ista,
from the wrecks of the feW shattered re
giments and broken battalions Which
made up the petty, but invincible, j army
1 1 f Kim iiK no.l XT' 11. :
w ...... .. oqycu jl- uri iiarriMJii.
than those encountered by Wayne at the
Fallen Timber. The long forced march
brought his command, of about eight hun
dred men, in view of the Seminoles, post
ed in great force in one of those ham-
j mocks,-or island groves, rising out of deep
from the WUmngtom Journal.
NORTH CAROLINA REGIMENT.
The list of the N. Carolina Regiment, taken
from the Muster Rolls, has been furnished us
by Adjutant J. B. Whitaker, and we hasten to
spread it before our readers, as we know there
are many of them extremely anxious to know
the late of friends and relatires, who went to
The six Companies enumerated lwlow, ai- ; f 'he wounded at C0O0.)
fejotisom'c of the most important and andf11he ca)le4 himself Felix, the Happy
illiant achicvcmentsi of his life. His or ''ortunaieJ The same surprising suc-
ja itics. speak in his a'cts : and his acts
, jvp been always greai ones: bis spirit,
i 3 rn t "is scnumetus, ooiti moral and
I liffcrtl, his whole character, are express
id,? with u grand lucitlness, on what is
athe recorded page of his country's
stjryl; and to those aicts and that histo- want a ,niH!.1 -of hnPPV fortunes to preside
Wei would commend all free citizens of ffr uw ?llirsoi me uepuouc nui lei
t)e lUnilediMates, whb, before cast in"' r 'c 'i'lV Mitu" uc-
inip tntP in th. nnr rnani,;, . t,: ganallrt Harrison.
jyotes in the annroachiriir election.
ouTJjknovv his rjualilications and pecu
Harjfitpcss to occupy Worthily the chair
3C0 $t boneficenilv filled by the Father
i ill country.
tylor is one that
and satisfies the
ITiic character of T
' Ui kindles the h cart
j imcnt. : It opens scenes of glor', upon
can ponder with
with none the less
hiqh, every American
roqd satisfaction ; ant
.'pprbuation that, amid
DEFENCE OF FORT HARRISON.
Fort Iarrjson was a mere stockade or
block-house ifort, designed for defence a
gatnst Intliatis, containing barracks, store
rooms, a guard-house, &c, but without
pr ?iny other better means of re
jsiee than muskets, and the de
resolution of a young command-
them all, the chief ! C.r', incaRrtb f of ear i ani
f ilr i .frank,'unafrected, clear-headed, kind
Lea etl American citizen, -who reconciles
je I )(ly merits of the hero with the sim-
e urtucs of a tfuerebublican.
G ricral Zachary Taj lor comes from a
ilur yjand patriotic stojek, worthy to give
rvP esident to the United States His fa
lse rLi a son of the Ancient Dominion, a
i i i i i
returned to the life, and resumed the hab
its, of a simple citizen. Fortune offered
hirrvno further opportunities of victory,
because none of battle, during the re
maining term of the British war; and,
after that, came a long and j happy period
of profound peace, in which the Repub
lic waved in prosperity, anil the duties of
the soldier were to garrison posts, to watch
the frontier, to open roads of communica
tion in the newer States and Territories
employments presenting none of the as-
the weakness, and, for a time, the conster- j Pects ot" war, and not altogether incom
nation, o( his force the presence of ter- Ptible with the enjoyments of! civil soci-
i rified nori-connbatants " nine women and et' and domestic happiness. Under such
children"ithe number of his 'foes the: circumstances, and amid such avocations,
exposcu posiuoii oi ine ion, remote irom - j uu
; all succor and, let us add, thel recollec- serve unchanged the manly habits and na
In both these battles, the first and the ! swamns. with which Florida abounds
last, the smallest and the greatest, fousht i those Serbonian boirs amid which, thrpp
by Ttiylor, he displayed precisely the same j hundred years before, the chivalry of De M
qualities calm fortitude, perfect ebuani- Soto melted away, horse and man. in the I
.j vu,"ia"1 pit-aence pi mina, greai vain euort to reuuee me nerce ancestors : nvea at smiinvuie in mz days trom ew Ur
caution, unconquerable resolution, and the ; of the Seminoles to the Spanish yoke. j leans, on Monday last, under Col. Paine. Ma
secret power of imbuing hisj followers with ; The swamp surrounding the hammock of ' Jor Wilder, Paymaster, has ben endearoring
his own courage whicH made' both, i Okeechobee was three-auarters of a mile i rr some daJs Pas, lo make the necessary mo.
though fought under desperate circum- I wide, " totally impassable" as Tavlor him- ne,ary arrangements for pajin jff the Regi.
stances, victories. We shall find these r self says, "for horses, and nearly so fori
great military qualities exhibited during foot" a wilderness of mud and water, j
his whole military career ; and we shall j and thick saw grass, five feet high, and
find other qualities, and analogous1 though ! deep creeks and quagmires, extending "as
div erso, united and co-operating with them far as the eye could reach and behind ;
under otfter circumstances, which com i this desperate approach lay the savages, i
bine to form the elements of a great cha- ! in the gloom of the hammock, covering j
racter, equally adapted to jthe successful and commanding every step with their j G, arrived at Old Point on Saturday last,
rule of an army and the administration of ; rifles. Nevertheless, Colonel Taylor had j still a matter of doubt whether they will I
a diaie. i made up his mind ; he does not seem t
I .9 I..
THE BATTLE OF OKEECHOBEE, i nave inousnt it necessary to call a coun
t ,. ;, ! cil of war: he had marched one hundred
tor twenty years succeeding the victo- and fifty miles to find the Indians, and he
tory of Fort Harrison that is, from 1812 , had them before him. He made his dis
to 1832 Zachary Taylor, though still nositions. therpfnrrv without. Hp1v n,l
serving in the army, may be said to have 1 proceeded to execute bis plan of battle,
which was to " bulge right over them.
that of Bonaparte. But here, in all pre
tj, tha comparison will end ; for Cava
an upright and conscientious kerruhllca'
will safe the Republic, which the Er ,
and radicals would hate destroyed let
reach of hope. I
High as is the character here civc n
Caraignac, however, it will depend i
position of the people themie Ires, V
shall turn out a Waihingion or a I!
M. G. speaks thus of the aspect of r.: r
44 1 should say something f the p
pea ranee of Paris i of the innumr !
with which Hs walls are indented ;
wounds inflicted on some of iits no!
ments; of the melancholy 'pectach
by the jMirsui: of the vnqujhed ; tf
of prisoners which fill the t!un-e
flowing; of the corpses which are
pasting to the cemeteties of il
who fill the hospitals. (The nur:.'.
gents is estimated at 40.000, that t
ers at 7000. that of the killed at 1
ment. On Wednesday' morning he went to
Washington for this purpose, and will not pro
bably be back before Monday or Tuesday.
So that the Regiment will not bo discharged
before Wednesday or Thursday.
The troops are in fine health, and are ani
ious to get home.
The remaining four companies. A, B, E,and
made up his mind ; he does not seem to ' charged there or ordered round to Smiihville.
Company C, Commanded by Capt. Area.
the bloody episode of a ; dsperv
which took place at night,1 oil ti e V
rousel, between certain prisoner n
of the National Guard; but my h
ready attained its prescribed pre;
with extreme bodily debility
neighbor and friend of jWashington, com
inaiJtUd one 6f the Virginia regiments du-
ringiHe Revolutionary 'ar.through which
ji fpUgllt with honor, j Before the Revo
latieHi however, in-his early youth, he had
jo' .jjd nis counige; and the true Ameri
can ipirlt of adventure, by exploring the
I ?re it I mysteries of theijgreat Mississippi
vanev men a uownng wnuerness. pas-
t lriil by the buffalo, and roamed by the
i ivlgb red man.
lion of a yoing wife and child, (for Tay
lor bad parried in 1810.) to whom his
thoughts! onlthat dreadful night, must of
ten have wandered failed to drive him
from bis balance. 4i My presence of mind"
said the young captain, in his dtspachto
General Harrison, " did not for a moment
forsake me.'; It was 11 o'clock, on the
night offthef 4th of September, 1812.
Hostile Indians were around, in unknown
numberslt 'j'wo young men had been shot
and scalnedj the evening before at a little
turai traits of his early life ; and the events
of the Mexican war have made all aware
that, even in the camp, .the character of
the citizen, in him, has never been lost in
that of the military man. j
The year 1832 was the period of the
Into the swamp ! March charge ! First
line, second line firm and steady ! Right
through bayou & quagmire ; right through
the sudden hurricane of Indian bullets
and the storm of triumphant war-whoops,
answered by the splash of the death-fall,
and the dying groans of men mingling
their blood in the pestilent pools. Gentry
down, mortally wounded; Thompson dead;
Van Swearingen, Brooke, and Canter dv-
ing : nearly one hundred and forty officers j
and men among the killed and wounded.
The charge was still pursued, the marsh
was passed, and in three hours the whole
force of savages, fighting with uncommon
ferocity, was driven at the point of the
bayonet from the stronghold, marched over
utterly routed and shattered to pieces
and the victory of Okeechobee won.
It was, under the circumstances of the
Seminole war, a highly important success;
ot the consequences of which, in breaking
II A Area, Captain,
N Slough, Lt
J Blackwelder, Lt
A B Pharr, Lt
Martin Shive, Captain, Died 15th Aug 1847,
Bamhart, George K
Blackwelder, J A
Caricher, Moses K
Cauble, John M
Faggart, Daniel E
Gorrel, John R
Hudson, William J
Hudson, Richard R.
Kinally, P A
Litile, Martin C
the spirit of the Indians, and disposing
Black Hawk war, in which Taylor led a them sooner or later to make peace, Tay
regiment in the battle of the Bad Axe lor must have been immediately conscious.
the only battle he has ever fought in which Read his dispatch, however, for a picture j LefleJ William
ne uiu notcommana. r rom ipijo to 134U i oi ine ieenngs natural to a victor on sucn : Lone Jacob K
ne was in r loriua, engaged; in ine oemi- an occasion! well, it is, ana long has
nole contest, in which the decisive victory been, before the people of the United
distance from the fort, and their bodies of Okeechobee, on the 25th of December, States. The battle is described, the suc-
found aijd brought in that morning. In ' 1837, obtained for him his brevet of Brig- j cess recorded, but not one word of pride
ilicaving his brother purveying lands on j the evenjingia party ot thirty or forty In- ladier General, and the conductof the war, j and triumph; no indulgence of a single
tUejsite ol the present city oi Louisville, dians made their appearance, attempting as commander ot the Florida troops, du
vhfU he was soon alterwards slain by
tic Indians, Kichard, the bravest adven
feeling of elation : the thoughts of the vie-
the treaphe-ous stratagem of !a flag of ring the two last years that jhe remained j tor run only on his killed and wounded
truce which did not. however, deceive ' in the territory. We do not (know that 1 the loss of his dead, the sufferings of his
Mitchell, Volentinc N
Martin, Isaac A
Moving, William P
Morton, Stephen G
i 1 r n vlhr fi. ,!-.,
ii vj vi nv l" v uvu J 1 1 k J jllieCilUlipUSsifiy IOI ilHU prO post llg itUUtl vu-' uuniv v-wuvwvi., tiiuugu iiiui- j wiuvuiu iviiutivia. i'i , wtjo j Jgg William
t ipfdition of discovery, westward as far j ference next morning. Captain Taylor esting enough from its fierce and sanguin- ; tor, his heart full only of this melancholy j Robert
1 llllif IL't'lk'L'lnni Pllnt aVmnn !n Mt it T i 1 . 1 r l. r r-tr V1 It t-F11irM' cnt.ntCi 1 tltn m A fti f Kllpf 1 w r 99 V A VoFm lffkl " C r XT I '
. iiHTnui-.i.-M'iu uiu , wijciiui: his smiu : Tirf'nRrv.ii lor ine nreienuea conierence. ov iiv tuaiauici, auu ic uumau. autucaa i mcmc, j. nun uiuy uo l ti nii-... i a, c r:-,o.
31 riiV aione. ne made his wav sale v
' ci tOj Viirinia, through the unknown
'(ilu4 of Tennessee. At the close of the
isvbldtionary struircle. in the vear 1785.
lib! W w' w I
e ivint a second time to Kentucky to
immediately inspecting the arms of his I that crowned it, and though pronounced
men, serving them with sixteen rounds of by General Jesup, (then General Taylor's
ammunition", and, setting a guard of" six j superior ofiicer,) in his despatch, as one
privates anil two non commissioned offi- i of the best fought actions known to our
cers," all that he could, for he had only j history" ought to detain us from the re-
that I experienced one of the most trying gmitht Valentino
periods of my'life ; and he who could have j stouh William
1 . ! T I ? . . O
looKeu on it wnn inuinerence, nis nerves j Stewajt, James
must have been differently organized from i Troutman, Simeon
- 1 . I I Ml 1 . 1 . .-.. a
my own. Jiesides the Killed, there lay Tucker, Timothy
NEWSPAPER POST A
The article in our last nun.1
subject, has raised quite a 1.
about our ears. We have rcc
long epistles from as many T
(one postage not paid) all co: :
the right to charge postage
zetle under 30 miles from
These three epistles all refer I
section of the acf. of the :U
1817, as conclusive on the su!
section is copied by the trio c f
mation, as if they supposed t!.:
the only three copies of the
Now can either of these i : :
it were to save their necks A
ter tell from this section or acf,
of postage they are to charr?
charge 1 cent, 2 cents, 5 cent
for if the act and section n ;'.
tablishes no rates, and it tie
may they not charge one sum
another. - j
The article at the begin:;!:
book." headed -Rates of Pc
an act of Congress, and thrr
no authority. The act of lv
we are cited by one ol our cot;
which may be found on the L
4 the book was repealed by t!.
1 3d of March 1815, and is of r
' lliin if it n rpr tinrl lirAn r-
. .. . . v. v ' . V . .
act of th 3d of Marchl IS 17
stated establishes uo rates of
does it repeal the rates est:
act of the 3d oP March 1 16 1: ..
not therefore retract the ad vl
week to our subscribers, to r
postage oa.the Gazette, ate:.!
mile from this place. Wc !;
but our Postmasters think tl
right, but that does net nia
All we ask is justice, even L.i:
i3vtUt it, to pass his life among the scenes ten or fifteen men able to do any thing view of the far more important conflicts j one hundred and twelve wounded officers
' t iUJi.. : i i... i :.. i .i ' i i i i . . ii . ? ;.i i . . . r i p . i. - Tit : : . . . u : u . . . j -ij:. ... I. u ,1 .
ouiers being sick or convaies
dopy the words of his despatch)
L&Mwc'd bv his brother's blood. "lie went , at all, the others being sick or convales- ! of the Mexican war, in which the great ! and soldiers, who had accompanied me nrflntiv jfthn V
Utl .'-.i ..-r i i ... I . . ..... ,v i:.: i rn...i n i i I i I T-.- .... . r !
quaiiues oi xiiur were mj Mgiirtny nuu one iiuiiui.u auu luiijr-nvi; nines, uiusi ui Cress (iiles
1 1 ! IT ' i.l l 1 1 i '
j' .emigrant, with; a wife and three cent," (We Copy
-jt hi Wreri ; of whom thd youngest, born in and ordering o"
I lOraoge county. Virginia, on the 24th of officers tp mak
5 t L .. , I . I I .1 t i ii
one of the non-commissioned
make up for deficiencies in the
November, 1784, and then less than a year guard by Walking the rounds, all night,
4(l'. Mas Zaciiarv T yi.or, a true child of to prevent the Indians taking any ad-
hei border, reared amid the perils, and vantage jofps, provided they had any in-
so suddenly made manliest to me union. I the way tnrougn an unexplored wnaer- j Lamb, John
In the determined spirit, however, with ness, without guides, who had so gallant- ; Miller, Daniel
which he set out upon a march of one ' ly beaten the enemy under my orders in j
hundred and fifty miles, disregarding all i his strongest position, and who had to be ' ralon llenry
the impediments of a country impassable ( conveyed back, through swamps and ham-1
to artillery, and in action of cavalry, re- j mocks, from whence we set out, without Braswell, Briant
nri lt ions, and severe labors of everv kind tentinn of attack incr us.'
vhiih they encountered'who, in that day,' . , i : , . , , . . , solved to storm the savages out of their j any apparent means of doing so." No : j Eddleman, Ada
rWUimrrl tb. Anavrt. from tho lw. rlinrintv 1 At pIevcn oclock he was awakened by swamns an(i hammocks, he exhibited the i the fe'elincr that breaks out here the first i Fry, Joseph M
'! ' .:.. r r 1 a musket shot, and, rushing from his bed,
4-o rr rk r r f"ro t I r W c. ft or. i'c rrlo cn otpiL-. i luollnrr ia nrvt tVinf- rf frr t i fip.l nmhition 1 Flowers, Enoch
UI(J 4UUIIUI U IIIU Ill.Uli HUM. Ui IICLUUIII III . .. I , ' - , i , , . Jl . uv. I 1 1 "in, n i -1 . u -t.i . .j & , .......
ingly illustrated at 1'alo Alto and la j but the tenderest humanity, to wiucn "ine . ; V K
Palma, as well as a system of tactics, per- ; nerves" of the brave old soldier are pecu- j !!f a .co ' . , J,
haps caught in his boyish days in Ken- ; liarly "organized." And it was here, a- u.on John
tucky, from some of those rugged hunter- mong the hammocks of Florida, as in the j j" pu,e, William
heroes of the Indian wars, from whom, as pitched fields of Mexico, that his acts de- penningerf james P
tradition has it. he acquired his first les- i clared the sentiments which he has since ; it-.V
sons in the military art. There is, or used proclaimed lo the world in words, that gtouh, Martin
ANOTHER BROKEN ii
We see a little item tr .
rounds of the' Democratic ;
makes Lafayette sa3, jWl.
ted a thing well clone j be
a Butler to do it. Wc dj
nor do we much carcj to
of Butlers this recently invt;
of the illustrious old j Fret
reference; one thing i3 as c!
it had no allusion to the
inee for the Vice Prcs
did LaFayette want a tli:
any of the Butler family ?
revolutionary war, we supp:
Now, according to his hie
democratip candidate for l!.
idency was born the very
olutionary war ended. I W
to know what use old j Lai
during bis arduous campai;
-.. J'1"' lbv not old enoucb td v.f
3iarcn vin, i. fc . , w
Discharged, June, 1847
Nov 24, 1847
Oct 12th, 1847
March 24lh, 1848
Left without leave
22d July, 1S47
Sept 12th, 1847
July 9th, 1847
Iho depths of the forest. !e d'oved that the attack, had, been
i r, 1 , begun by e" several hundred Indians
J Jtjwas in this hardy school that Taylor that the Joik was in flames and that his
lcJtired the education and qualities, the . men, overcome by the horror of their sit
Jnjilc habits and manly virtues, which ' uation, in$ the shrieks of the women and
vf.tat length, lifted him up to view as children were completely paralyzed
One tof the renowned men ol the world, terror, so that two of them, and " tw.
4nd 'commended him to the confidence of
Iwenty millions of American freemen, as
the stoutest," too, leaped the pickets, in an tQ bp a slory toj(1 in the West of a certain the joy and exultation of the greatest vie- sloop, A N
ii nq ff i 1 i tl oi ! f t emnt tr PS(ani 'Tn till t I 1 . : ., - U:, lnmiarr cnnlren ' r II
i i s, . . --, ".'"' b!""'-'''!" i - , character, a iamous innian nuier auu lories u-cuiaunn miiguo6.,- 'Uni,ii iurner, 11
tiFa.ll.tf In .iri-i f Ii on . in Ihn l v -- 1 1 f i .r . y - . i J 1 - o -. ..
nyui ; iu.mo v v. perate conjunciure every ining uepenueu
ehkij, as the representative of their sov- upon thei courage and resources of a poor
i.lfi..'' -uri. . :- i.- . e i - ' . i . . ... ...
treiUntv. When? is the man to te lound
tnore worthy of. the honor ? Did the fa
ther who so anxiously guarded his little
faintly ihrouglrthe dangers of the "WiI-
dernfss-Road" to Kentucky, or the mother
ivhal bore the youngest born in her arms,
drea'm.jin the fearful night watches of the
Woodland carr'p, that the helpless infant,
slumbering on its bed of leaves, should,
.(-- tlm Iimrr infrrval of sixtv-three vpars.
-uiiyiiiiiM iv." - J j
. hum Ma the pride of Mexico at Buena
'VisUi and return from that field of fame,
to rule,1 threes ye rs later, a mighty repub
lic, Mrhlcb, at the early day of that jour
tieyhaJ no constitutional existence ? No;
it.wiis that Providence alone, which fore
See Viand directs the affairs of men, that
prepared the extraordinary destiny of the
httlq wanderer ; and even President Math
sick youth, iwho had never been in battle
but to whojn, and to whom only, all look
ed for protection. Here, in this little be
leaguered post, on that night of terror,
flashed put the lineaments of that cha
racter which, lately, shone so gloriously,
with a matured grandeur, at Buena Vista.
As calma resolute, as quick in expe
dients, as ready in their execution, the
young explain exhibited all the traits of
the illustrious General. It was the flames
which cr.used the panic ; they were ra
pidly ope ning a pathway to the fierce be
siegers ; but it was a single block-house
only whi ;h; was on fire ; and it was equal
ly possib ei as he perceived, to arrest the
conflagration, and to provide a new Har
rier behind: the burning block-house. The
suggestion land the orders of Capt. Taylor
scout. Ion? remembered under the nick- ! in December last at New Orleans "are
name of Captain Dudley Bulger, derived j always, after the heat and excitement of j
from a circumstance which we are going the battle ; and that war, after all, is a
to mention, who used lo belong to the j great calamity, and his the greatest glory
country about Salt River, the very region 1 who can terminate it." '
in which the elder Taylor had established Humanity is, indeed, one of the first,
his familv. This worthy, in his capacity one of the most striking, and one of the
of scout, accompanied General Wayne in noblest ol tne aunouiesoi uenerai acu
the expedition against the iNorthwestern ary laylor.
July 7ih, 1847
Aug 19th, 1847
Oct 18th, 1817
July 8th, 1847
June 3d, 1847
April 3d, 1847
Oct 8th, 1847
March 28ih, 1847
Aug 19th, 1847
Aug 1st, 1847
It must have been somct: '
done up things so elrr."
William'u mother would bar
out at so early a period cf
existence. Very iewjba):
been found travelling so Iz.
of the man. Columbus LV,
The Louisville Journal, in
Indians in 1791 ; and, on Jthe eve of the
battle of the Fallen Timber, coming in
with the latest report of the position of the
Indian army, (strongly posted among thick
ets and down-fallen trees,) was admitted
into the General's tent at the moment of
(To be Continued.)
THE COMPROMISE BILL.
7rxkrn;rr ToUr W m Tarllnn JniPnK Tl
Todd, Martin Vanderberg, S Winckoff. John I) , tcle. says : - In tbe.south v.
F Watkins. Win C Watkins, Wm Rinstaff, ! Franklin county, Mi., there
Kirby, J M Died 8th Aug, 1847
Present A Joiner, PC Area. L A Melcbor,
J N Brown, D Goodman, J B Douglass.
The Richmond Whig of the 22d-inst., sajs :
M. F. Gaillerdet, formerly editor of the Cou
rier des Etats Unis, still corresponds from Pa-
Ilis letters are frequently
I frnr r f linu'n vtnnc. TV
some three feet under grot:: !
one hundred and eighty fc.t
i tends due north and sout!),
j is perfectly level. The in .
to be equal, if not superior, t
I of modern times. The lan .1
cultivated, but thirty jear
covered with oak and pine t
ring from two to three ;fcc t
It is evidently of very rcn.
. - ...... . . . v. -- v
iictfl a relative of the lamiiy. wnen, in immediateiy inspired the soldiers with
ltpua, ne sent a lieutenant s cornrniss.uu lo new jife , anJ never," said he, " did men
Zahary, thcn: a young Kentucky farmer, act with more firmness or desperation."
whose elder brother, Lieutenant Taylor, Some clambered to the roofs, throwing
hap , juit'died inlthe army, only deemed them offjamid showers of bullets and ar-
thtt( he had secured to the country the rows so to intercept the flames, which
devoted service of another member of a were thus !soon subdued ; others wrought
.patriotic family.. Thirty-seven years more at a temporary breastwork, sot that when
fe I ' & I I IV C . 1 1 a a m f -
wo yei.io ruiiijciore me eyes oi men the block-bouse tell, the savages lound
copia De competent o reaa the horoscope themselyes repelled from its ashes by a
oi ie young suuaucrn oi ine7th regiment new wajj defence " as high as a man's
ot united States inianirj . . , .vkknce came the flash and balls of
Lieutenant Taylor commenced service, American! rifles. In short, the Indians,
uniler the command of General Wilkin- fierce and numerous as they ;were, were
tiw n "M... rt.inono . wlinp hnvintr t..m. Irorvoiioii Hpfpated i and at SIX
been prpstrated by yellow fever, he was o'clock in the morning, abandoning their chobee ; and this loo.
Quite contrary to our expectation yp-
on the introduction into the Senate of the ris with that paper.
nf war. when Wavne. who had hill cenerallv called the Compromise Bill, ; filled with matter of deep inleiest, and are in ; as the Indians who reside i
doubtless formed his own resolution, was ! (from its leaving the Question of free soil . general more trustwotthy than the majority of j hood had no knowledge cf
about to demand the opinions of his otti- in the newly acquired lerritones oi an- the corresondence irom the same pomi, irom previous 10 iu rccnu
cers Some advised one, apd some ano- fornia and New Mexibo, as well as in ,ho facl that be is a Frenchman himself, and ; there any tradition among t
ther'method of attack, until all had spo- 1 Oregon, to the derision jof the inhabitants, a mme rcadi, lhan a forfigDer appreciate i idea of the object of the uc:
ken ; when Wayne, perhaps for the hu- . and finally of the Courts of Law of the f Ffench ,e We are I pie who were its builders
mor of the thing, turned suddenly and , United States,) that bill, after having fc fc in. ; "Rn "?r V
demanded the opinion of the $cout. ' Why, passed the Senate, on' coming up in the i mr,mn of ihe di.tin they never have been cxV.
GVrenM the intrepid scout, if use of Representati ves yesterday, recei- on of the justice and modera inay I.
vou axes J what to do, I should say, just ved at once the coup de grace. By a vote gui.hed citizen stand, at the bead 9C this art.- ( Farthcr explorat.on3 may
move ahead and bulge right over them !" ! of 112 to 98, in a full House, it was or- j cle. He says of him, af.er having mentioned j light upon its origin, j
a sentiment highly approved by Mad dered to lie upon the table, from which it fce had been unanimously appointed Pren. r .
Anthony, who. accordingly,1 charged the , will not be taken up during the present denl of lhe Ministerial Council, and bad formed , Qnc Df r Cass admirer
TnHin Aut of their lair with bayonets ; session of Congress. j Cabinet, "if the noble character which de- j creat Michi-gander Ano '
and so, to the great delight and immortal Our columns being so much pre-occu- Telo d iUelf in Gen. Cavaignac during his die- j be gallantly surrendered to t
W a : 1 . t . . I I w AV tKA T - I I 1. m m t
hnnnr nf his adv ser. bulged right over pied, we oeier tin our nwi P?r-. t . . f A-no doea no. tiu iuelf during i the war ol lor-5 :
.a -- a w . v. - ' , . y. a t . A. . . . . U. -. &.-. a - laiUlflUlF
pression of the thoughts to which this un-
. ! i . . ' ntipirj.tPft pvpnt STlVeS TISC
Jt,was the bulging' system ot. tactics r -ltionai InteUigem
i t -i , rr, 1 V-. -.- -. smn nv a
which colonel layior cuusc w c-p'";
Avninet tV. cmin Jo 1n1iflns At the Okee-
. .!- i- l. r- f-i, it im ... mill K A I Ii A IIAmA
in the lace oi oo-1 uen. uusning, u is -
transferred to the Northwest, where he . expected
j)rey, they fled from the ruins of stacks greater and far more
the several months of his ministerial presiden
cy, it cannot be doubted that be will he chosen
President of the Republic at the first elections.
The 23d of June will have been for his politi-
ace ot ob- Oen. Uusbing, n is saiu, win u mo Vendcmiaire Was for
formidable j cratic candidate for Governor of Massachusetts. I cal fortune, what the 13th endcmiaire was
Mjor General Butler, th
candidate for the Vice Pre:,
rived in Washington City.