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will, hereafter, be little difference of opinion on the Tae CRECKS. From the Milledgeville Recorder of subject.

May 10. The governor, we understand, has issued It will be seen by a note from Mr. Kelley, publish- orders to the oflicers commanding brigades in the ed in this paper, that some part of the canal line will new counties, for the protection of the frontier be ready to put under contract early in June. against Indian hostility, and also for ensuring the

Water lime has recently been found on the line of personal safety of the agent, whose life is said to be canal between the Portage summit and the Cuyahoga threatened by the Indians. Since our last paper, inriver, and also near New-Philadelphia, in the county formation has been received of the murder of Hawof Tuscarawas, and is supposed to exist in abund- kins, the interpreter. A number of the friendly Inance along the valley of the Tuscarawas and of the dians have taken refuge within the white settlements. Cugaloga. Inexhaustible quarries of free stone are We received the following note as we were makfouad at short distances all along both these vallies, ing up the paper. It will relieve the apprehensions and at the Portage summit.

that have been felt for the safety of travellers: Liberal donations, in aid of the canal fund, have Gentlemen: I have this morning received a letter been obtained from individuals who own property from col. John Crowell, agent of the Creek nation, of along the northern section of the canal, which is so which the following is an extract, which you will situated as to be much enhanced in value by the loca- publish in your paper.

JAMES BOZEMAN. tion. These donations, which do credit to the patri “I wish you would be good enough to request the otism and liberality of the individuals who have made editors of the Milledgeville papers, to state, in their them, will aid considerably in the payment of the in- next papers, that I have been by them, (the chiefs), terest on loans, while the work is progressing. Im-, requested to say, for the information of travellers, portant donations, in the middle and southern parts that there is no earthly danger. The head chiefs of the state, we understand, are confidently expect- have also requested me to make this publication, and ed, and additional sums, to a considerable amount, to state further, that it is an affair among themselves, in the northern part.

and that no white person shall be interrupted on the The donations already obtained, will be nearly or road or elsewhere." quite sufficient to reimburse the interest which the In the circuit court of the United Stales, for the district of state will be required to pay on money loaned during Georgia, al Milledgeville, May term, 1825. the present ycar.

The grand jury regret that they find it necessary

to ask the attention of the court to recent occurrenThe Ohio canal commissioners have determined ces within the circle of its criminal jurisdiction. In on putting under contract during the present season, the territory, lately ceded to the United States by the provided reasonable offers for doing the work are re- Crecks at the treaty of the Indian Springs, atrocious ceived, so much of the line of the Ohio canal as ex- murders have been committed upon the bodies of tends from Cleveland to Kendal, in the county of William McIntosh, Etome Tustunnugge and colonel Stark, which includes a large amount of lockage. Hawkins, three distinguished Indian chiefs, at all Also, about seven miles of line near the Licking sum- times the friends of the United States, and just about mit,' the work of which will consist chiefly of exca- to begin a journey to the west to explore the counration; and so much of the line of the Miami canal as try, preparatory to the removal of the tribe, accordestends from Middletown, in the county of Butler, to ing to the provisions of the said treaty. Numerous a point at or near the city of Cincinnati, consisting parties of Indians, the friends of the deceased chiess of excavation, with some embankments, and a mode- and of the United States, have been driven, destitute rate amount of lockage. It is expected the commis- and naked, into the settled parts of the frontiers of sioners will require most of the contracts to be com- this state, for protection from the vengeance of those pleted during the year 1820, and some of them dur- persons who have just sacrificed those chiefs. It is ing the present year.

understood and believed, that these outrages have That part of the line commencing at the Portage been committed by large bodies of armed Indians, summit, and extending northwardly towards the lake, principally residents of Alabama. It is greatly to be will be first prepared for contract, and 12 or 15 miles apprehended and feared that they have been instiwill probably be prepared for letting as early as the gated and countenanced by white persons. The grand 6th of June.

jury have due confidence in the vigilance of the conPublic notice will, from time to time, he given, stat. stituted authorities of the general and state governing the precise time that certain parts of the line will ments, but they cannot, without a violation of their be ready for contract, and the time and place of re- own duty, refrain from calling, through the court, ceiving bids will be designated, so that those who the attention of both governments to the situation of wish to take jobs may be accommodated.

the frontier, and to the consequences of the atrociMay 12, 1925. Alfred Kelley, acling com’r. ties committed in the lately ceded territory. Those

It is now stated that the ceremony of break- who have driven the friends of the murdered chiess ing ground to make this canal, will take place on the into the settled parts of the state, may pursue to defourth of July, and that De Wit Clinton has been in- stroy them in their places of refuge. They recomvited to perform it.

mend that measures of necessary precaution for the

protection and succor of the fugitives be immediate Virginia. More than eighty students have matri- iy taken, and that every attempt to violate their eulated at the University of Virginia. Professor Tuck- asylum shall be instantly punished. The grand jary er las commenced his course of lectures on ethicks, deem it necessary to the character of the government &c. and the chair of law only remains now to be filled of their country, that the authors, perpetrators, aid. There is every probability, we learn, that this ap- ers and abettors of the crimes lately committed, polotment will be made very soon. The success of should be sought'for, and, when ascertained, prosethis institution, thus far, may be regarded as extra-cuted and severely punished. They have no lanordinary, when we consider the many disadvantages guage strong enough to mark their abhorrence for which it has encountered and overcome. From the the white persons, if any, who have seduced or irricharacter of all those connected with this institution, tated the unhappy Indians to perpetrate this tragedy. the zeal and ability of the professors, the talents and They recommend the severest scrutiny into the conapplication of the students, and the auspices under duct of all white persons in the nation, and the judi wbich it has been consecrated to a purpose dear to cial prosecution of each and every one of them every Virginian, we augur well of its future destiny. against whom sufficiont evidence to justify it shal

(Central Gaz, be discovered.

The grand jury request that a copy of this, their in manifest hostility to their wishes, and in open depresentment, be sent to the president of the United rogation of their rights? He knew of the law previStates, and another to the governor of Georgia, and ously and regularly passed by bis own people, with that the foregoing be published in the newspapers of their usual forms: was he not, therefore, duly tried, this place.

convicted, and punished for an offence against a (Signed by the foreman, and seventeen other grand known law, and a deliberate fraud on his pation? jurors.)

Although the punishment was reluctantly intlisted,

and therefore somewhat delayed, it was, nevertheless, CPBy the southern mail of Tuesday lasi, we re, it is to be presumed, the result of a meeting convenceived a printed paper, headed "Creek Indians" and ed to deliberate on his case, and in conformity with signed “Justice," and dated “Columbia, May 15"

a previous act of the nation, well known to him. the first paragraph of which is as follows:

by which he was bound. The manner of punishme: “I see an account in the paper, of the murder of is nothing: that depends on the custom of the 20.7general McIntosh, one of the principal chiefs of the

try. The Indians employ the rifle and the tomaCreek Indians, by about 400 warriors of his own na hawk; we use the gibbei. (McIntosh knew the treaty tion. When all the facts, relating to this subject, shall of 12th February, 1925, was fraudulent and invalid.”] be known to the people of the United States, I think they will be of opinion, that McIntosh was not From the Montgomery Republican of May 6. From murdered; but rather that he has been duly executed, what we can learn of this matter, it seems not to have according to the known laws and usages of the na- been the unauthorized act of a few individuals, but tion to which he belonged.”

the deed of the chiefs of the upper towns. BoThe writer then procceds to notice the efforts that dies of Indians were drafted from the different towns, have been made, froin the time of president Washing- and every thing was conducted with the utmost reton to the present day, to civilize the Creeks and ren

gularity and secrecy. To what further acts this exeder them cultivators of the earth. He says that "the cution may lead, we are at a loss to say; but, in our habits of savages and of hunters are fast wearing shall intersere, (and we see no right or reason why

opinion, unless the government of the United States away among them”-hat they meant to occupy their lands as cultivators of the soil—that the late treaty they should intermeddle with it), we shall not hear was made by McIntosh and others, without the con- of any other disturbances in the Creek nation. sent of the representatires of the Creck nation, and

Since the above was in type, we have received the adds

following, which may be considered as the Indian off“Under this fradulent and pretended conveyance,

cial account, inasmuch as the head chiefs of the upa whole nation are to be forcibly dispossessed of their per towns desired its publication, to prevent misconproperty-of the lands they inherit from their ances-struction of their views, or alarm to citizens on the tors—the land they looked io as the future inheritance fronticrs, and travellers through their country. of their children, no longer bred up in savage babits, About two hours before day on Sunday morning the but gradually looking forward to the settled life of agri- !st inst, the house of gen. McIntosh was surrounded culturalists. Driven again into a savage lifc, among by Menawway and about 100 Oakfuskee warriors. savages, on new and distant lands, and forced into al Mclntosh was within, as likewise were his women most inevitable hostility with the tribes they are com- and children, and some white men. Menawway dipelled to intrude on. This is to be done, after these rected an interpreter to request the whites, and the poor wretches have, for a series of years, been ad- women and children, to come out, as the warriors did vised, pressed, tempted, exhorted, encouraged, and, not wish to harm them; that gen. McIntosh had brokby all manner of means, induced and persuaded, by en the law that he himself had long since made, and our olon government, to quit their hunter-lise, and to they had come to execute him accordingly. They embrace fixed and agricultural habits. These peo- came out of the house, leaving McIntosh and Etome ple, their wives and infants, are thus to be driven Tustenugge, one of his adherents, therein. The Inaway, against their manifest and rightful claims, dians then set fire to the house; and, as McIntosh and against their interest, against their intentions and in his comrade attempted to come out at the door, they clinations, and to the utter destruction of all those shot them both down. The same day, about 12 o'clock, improved views of future living which they have they hung Sam Hawkins, a half breed, in the Huckadopted in obedience to the advice of their great fa-hosseliga square. ther Washington. Having thus persuaded them, for On Monday the 2nd inst. a party of Hillabee Intwenty years past, to commence a gradual change in dians fired on and wounded Ben Hawkins, another their modes and habits of living, just as we have suc- half breed, as it is supposed, very badly. They have ceeded in this benevolent design, we destroy, in a not yet learned from that party, if he had been caught. moment, twenty years labor, we convert agricultu The chiess wish it to be understood, that no danger ralists into savages, friends into enemies, and set an whatever is to be apprehended by persons traveiling example of deliberate cold-blooded injustice, that is through the nation; that they are friends to the whites, sufficient to make an honest and a kind hearted man and wish them not to be alarmed by this execution, sbudder, on contemplating its origin, its progress and which is only a compliance with the laws that the its consequences,

great chiefs of the nation made at Pole-Cat spring. “This treaty may be very advantageous for Georgia. Chilly McIntosh escaped from the house with the But reflecting men will not fail to inquire, can we, whites, and was not fired at or wounded, as is stated as members of an honest and fair-dealing govern- before. We see nothing in the Indian account which ment, justify these doings? Does it comport with the induccs us to change our opinion. It appears to have honorable character of the American government, been a public execution, by the laws of the nation; whose proud motto is, “EQUAL AND EXACT JUSTICE TO and, we presume, before this, that every Indian of ALL MEN,'' to become participators of this manifest any note who signed the treaty, has been dealt with fraud, and take advantage of a treaty so obtained in the same way, for they generally make root and Did not McIntosh, belying his honorable character branch work when they begin. of national representative of his own people, and abusing the confidence reposed in him, aci, not as FLORIDA. From information received from Tallaagent of the Creek nation, but as the agent of the hasse, the new seat of government for Florida, a whites? He might, (by bare possibility), have meant very flattering account is given of the character of well; but did he act well? Did he not know that his the soil. The writer states that, as far as he has exdoings were not sanctioned by his nation, but were plored, he has scen no land that may not be cultirated


to advantage, and a great portion of it is first rate. | supplies will be short from every quarter, and the still The greatest objection that exists to the country, is increasing consumption of this article, has induced tue extraordinary number of popds that abound great speculation. The trade buy freely at present through all the rich lands. Many of them are said prices, and our market has every appearance of conto furnish plenty of good fish, and are supposed to be tinuing high. Uplands have advanced this week led by subterraneous streams. From these ponds about 2d. Egyplian and Brazils about 3d. We sinlun as fine rivulets of pure spring water as are seen cerely hope you may have been induced to ship. Such ja any section of our country. From this circun- a year may not occur again in a century. Tobacco stance, it is the general opinion that they will not be continues at steady prices. The sales last week likely to generate those fevers, usually to be appre- amount to about 400 bhds. Good sound Virginia is };ended from stagnant waters. There is every reason most sought after; turpentine is steady in price. Our to believe that the sugar cane and sea island cotton expectation that the duties will be lowered, prevents will succeed in that country. Should the country the trade from buying more than their immediate firove to be healthy, it is represented to be one of the wants require. most eligible regions of the United States.

Flour goes off slowly at our quotations. Some (Nai. Journal. shipments of Philadelphia flour have been made to

Gibraltar. We shall soon know whether any alteraSTATISTICS. Recent calculations give the following tion will be made in our corp laws. It is a question is the amount of the population, and of the extent of of great importance to the United States, and we territory, of the five principal monarchies of Eu- shall keep you regularly advised on the subject. Bope.

Sea Island, 2s. 8d. a 3s. 6d.; Orleans, 17 a 21d.; Square miles.

Inhabitants. Uplands, 164 a 19d.; Alabama, 161 a 18 d.; flour, Hiussia, in Europe,

75,154 47,660,000 245. a 26s.; turpentine, lls. 6d. a 13s. 6d. out of Europe, 292,339 11,714,000

April 20. The oldest merchants io Liverpool do England, in Europe,

5,554 21,400,000

not recollect a period when the spirit of speculation out of Europe 176,971 115,141,000

was so active in the cotton market as it has been in T'rance, in Europe,

10,086 30,749,000

ours since Friday last.' A kind of mania seems to out of Europe,

469,000 have seized individuals of almost every class of socieAustria,

12,265 29,691,000

ty, all hoping to become suddenly rich by successful Prussia,

5,014 11,400,000

speculations in cotton. Prices have, in consequence of Total

this speculative demand, rapidly advanced within the 578,044 268,224,000 last five days, and there is, in the opinion of the specSupposing the earth's surface to be 2,512,000 square ulators, every promise of a still further advance. Builes, and its inhabitants to amount 10 938 millions, The state of ihe winds have no little influence on Then these five monarchies occupy nearly a fourth prices; for, whilst a puff from the eastward is enough part of the surface, and rule over two sevenths of the to rise cotton a half penny per pound, a breeze from human race. Europe having 155,320 square miles, the westward would. it is probable, sink it a penny. and a population of 206,780,000 inhabitants, the five so precarious is speculation! Not fewer than 84,000 powers possess more than two thirds of its territory bags of cotton have, it is ascertained, changed hands and of its population.

since Thursday last. It would be curious to describe The empire of China, however, is more extensive, the process by which 100 bags, by frequently chang and more densely peopled, than all Europe.

ing hands, are swelled, as it were, into 1,000. The Spanish monarchy, before its dissolution,

[The stock of cotton at Liverpool, on the 25th of reckoned 30 millions of people Des Debats.

March, was supposed to be 43,000 bales American, ATLANTIC AND PACIFIC. An application has been 9,000 Brazillian, 3,300 West Indian, 14,000 Egyptian

and 11,000 East Indian.) mnade to the Colombian government for the right to ennect the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, which is thus January, the price of boweds was 91d. to 107d.; the

A Liverpool paper observes-At the beginning of spoken of in the othcial paper: Ecclusive privilege. Welwood Hislop, merchant, In the beginning of February, the price of the same

quantity of cotton sold that month was 26,000 bags. of Jamaica, solicits the exclusive privilege for uniting was 91d. io 11d.; the quantity sold was 110,000 bags. The Atlantic and Pacific oceans, in that part which he In the beginning of March, the price was 11}d to 14d; may deem most expedient, whether in the isthmus of the quantity sold 123,000 bags. At the beginning of Barien, or ariy other part; either by means of a canal this mouth, (April] the price of boweds was i 4d to 17d; or a rail-way, on the following conditions:

and the price of yesterday was 14 d. to 19d. The ist. That the benefit of this privilege shall be grant- entire quantity sold thus far in the month is 208,000 Hd him for twenty-one years. 2d. That he be allowed to levy a duty on all de- the sale of the last week alone: thus, since January,

bags, of which, as we said before, 101,000 bags are scriptions of goods transported by the said canal or the price has doubled. On the first perception of the railway; for ine conveyance whereof, he is to be state of the stock, several houses made efforts to conpermitted to have the necessary boais, cutters or vey their orders the speediest to America to pur(arts. 3d. That he be allowed one year to commence the orders the first to the several markets of America,

chase; and those who succeeded in conveying their Ludertaking Ath. The applicant offers, in case his proposal be of probable gain, in this way are currertly named,

have made speculations enormously profitable. Sums kranted, to transport, free of expense, from one ocean which almost pass belief. Half a million of money is to the other, all property belonging to the state.

loosely stated as the probable gain to the merchants The foregoing is, therefore, made known by order of Liverpool by the rise of this one article of merer the executive power, before whom this proposi-chandise, within the last four months. Jo conse sinn bas been laid, in order that such persons as may quence of the advanced price of the raw material, qoose to offer better terms, may do so within twenty the manufacturers are bethinking themselves of curtys.

Gacela de Colombia.

tailing their operations. BRITISH MARKET. Liverpool, April 23_We have to

vise the most extensive sales of cotton this week THE NEW REPUBLIC. The London Morning Ckron3.1948 ale'on record-amounting to 101,000 bags, worth icle of the 14th April, gives the following warning awww! i40 millions of pounds. The belief that purite the new American stales:

"In the article, from the Paris Etoile, commenting tain proprietors of St. Domingo, either for the restion the address from the merchants of Paris to the tution of the produce of their estates, sequestered by king, it is said, 'the message of M. Santander, speaks the English government during the occupation of thie of the arrival of some Frenchinen, whose object west part of the island by the force of his Britannic seems to be to visit Colombia, and examine the state majesty, from the end of 1793 to August 1808, or for of affairs, which indicates that our government has the reimbursement of the value of slaves belonging its eyes open to all that part of the continent. to them, and demanded during the same time to be

"We trust that the South American governments enrolled as a corps of black troops in the service of have also their eyes open to those Frenchmen who England. M. Martin, chief of the office of liquidachoose to visit them.

lion at London, is authorized by the instructions of "The individuals, sent by the French government the English treasury, to examine and give an account to South America, are first named to king Ferdinand, of the claims of the proprietors in St. Domingo, for and permission is asked from him for their residence value received on money from sequestrated estates, in his dominions in South America. This permission or for property which was made use of by the Enis granted in Madrid, with all the old formalities, glish authorities during the occupation of that island, among which is é reference to the council of the with the following restrictions:West Indies, whose sanction is also requisite. The "No claim will be admitted for persons who reside last French commissioner, as agent to Colombia, had in Europe at this time, aster the Ist of July, 1925, and his permission registered in the archives of the for persons who are now residing out of Europe, no council of the Indies at Madrid. This we can state claim will be admitted after the 1st April, 1826. positively, on the authority of an English gentleman “The claims for slaves will not be admitted, unless of high respectability, who was in Madrid six months they are accompanied with regular certificates of enago, and who speaks from his own knowledge. rolment preceding the 4th March, 1797, delivered in

"Under these circumstances, the French agents favor of the ancient proprietors of the plantations, can be looked on in no other light than double spies &c. from which the negroes were taken, or of their of Ferdinand and their own government. The go. successors or agents, duly empowered by these provernments of South America may have nothing to prietors. dread from spies, but it is well that the people of “The root of houses occupied by the public sunethese countries should be taught to view every French- tionaries, claimed by virtue of the proclamations of man with suspicion during the continuance of the sir A. Williamson, which had not hitherto been adpresent connection between France and Spain. It mitted, on account of the absence of the proprietors is the more necessary to advert to this, because the in France, will be granted for a period, which can in individuals sent by the South American governments no case exceed two years." to Europe are seldom proof against the cajolery of the French. At least, this is the opinion of those per FRENCH LITERATURE. Libraries in Paris. 1. The sons in this country who are best acquainted with royal library has 70,000 printed vols. and 70,000 South American affairs."


2. The library of Monsieur, 150,000 printed voMesico. The Mesican secretary at war states, lumes, and 5,000 manuscripts. that the estimate for the military service for the year, 3. Library of St. Geneviere, 110,000 printed voamounts to $16,011,000, and provides for 10,000 lumes, and 2,000 manuscripts. horses. The posts on the Indian frontiers are to be 4. The Mazarine library, 92,000 printed volumes, strengthened and encouraged, and the whole country and 3,000 manuscripts. is to retain the altitude of preparation to meet inva 5. Library of the city of Paris, 20,000 volumes. sion. The army is composed of the following forces. All these are open daily to the public. Troops of the line.

Besides these, the king has five private librariesThree companies of artillery

1,178 the library of the legislative council of state, (30,000 One do. halberdiers,

25 volumes), of the institute; of the invalids, (20,000 voTwo battalions and four companies of light Jumes), of the court of cessation, formerly the librainfantry,

10,276 ry of the advocates and polytechnic school. Fourteen regiments of cavalry, including that

Under the minister of the royal household, are ton of St. Ferdinand

7,826 libraries; of the interior, 22; of war, 12; of justice, Twenty-four companies for garrison,

2,6405; of foreign affairs, 1; of the marine, 6; of finance, 2.

The chamber of peers and deputies, have each a liTotal

22,145 brary; that of the latter contains 30,000 volumes. Active militia.

There are, at Paris, 79 printing offices, and 616 Twelve companies of artillery,

1,152 bookstores. Seventeen battalions of infantry,

20,587 Daily and other periodical publications. Eight regiments of cavalry, 8,504 Political journals,

14 Various light battalions and companies on the

Advertisers, coasts of the north and the South seas, 6,000 Half periodical works, Various light squadrons and companies on

Religious journals, these coasts

2,733 Scientific journals, Various troops of cavalry, called auxiliaries, 3,042 Literary journals,

15 Law journals,

14 Total 40,018 Journals of arts and professions,

12 Recapitulation.

Military journals,
Force of the line


Journals for education,
Active militia,


Geographical journals,

Journals of fashions,
Wholc force


In the departments there are public libraries, 25.-

the largest of which is at Lyons, containing 106,000 ENGLAND AND HIATTI. From the Paris Moniteur, volumes; next to this, that of Bordeaux, 105,000; pril 2—The following is an official note relative to total, in all, 1,700,000 volumes. the instructions lately given, by the English governmnent, to the commissioner appointed by it to examine COMMON SCHOOLS are a matter of great public conSe claims which have been or may be made by cer-Icern in New York, and the states further cast. The.

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secretary of state, of the state of New York, is charg- ditures for the same period, to $47,599 13. There ed with the superintendence of them, and Nr. Yates have been printed, during the year, 48,550 copies of bireport on the subject is among the most interesting bles and testaments, making an aggregate of 451,902 papers that we meet with and shew at once the ta- bibles and testaments since the society was found. lents and integrity of the officer, and the munificence ed. Since the last report, there have been issued and eare of the state. The following are some of the from the depository, 30,094 bibles, 38,106 testaments, particulars gathered from the last report

and 651 copies of the epistle of St. John, in the MoDuring the year 1924, the number of children hawk and in the Delaware language, making a grand taught in the common schools of New Yorks, was total, since the institution of the society, of 372,913, 402,940, for the average period of nine months. or those issued during the last year, 19,623 copies

There are in the state 7,642 school district:, and, were issued gratuitously. Forty-four new auxiliary of course, the same number of common schools. societies have been added, during the year, making, Three hundred and clexen new school districts were in all, 451 recognized auxiliaries to the parent instiformed during the year 1821.

tution. The sum paid to the teachers of the common schools during that year, out of public funds, was

FOREIGN NEWS. $182,741.

Great Britain and Ireland. A general respite for The general school fund, consisting of loans due Mr. Savary, the Bristol merchant, who was to have the state, bonds, &c, bank stock, lands, &c. amounts been executed on the 20th April, for forgery, had to about $1,730,000; and the local school fund to been forwarded from the home department to the about $37,000. The general school fund is produc- proper authorities at Bristol. five in part only, as the lands remain principally un The table of the house of lords was covered with gold

petitions from the clergy, against concessions to the The report of the New York (city) free school so- Catholics. ciety, gives the following results-moneys received A company, with a capital of 250,000 pounds sterduring the past year, $14,458 95; children taught, ling, has been got up to facilitate the supply of poultry about 30,000 white, and 1,700 colored, in many differ- for the London market and shipping! ent schools.

The Catholic bill passed the house of commons on In addition to the funds applicable to the support of the 21st ult. by a majority of 27-509 members being common schools, it appears, by the report of the present. The debate was a very able one. This comptroller of New York, in obedience to a resolu- vote settles the question as to the commons-but the tion of the senate, that the sums of money and other lords and the lordly bishops have yet to pass on it. appropriations to the several

and acade The cotton market remained frm at former prices, mies, have been as follows. [The appropriations and the demand was steady. to the colleges, have been chiefly made by lotteries; Greece. A large number of French officers are in and the amount yet to be raised, in such cases, is the army of the pacha of Egypt, aeting against the stated below.)

Greeks and one, with the rank of general, has been Columbia college, New York, $54,755, and

taken prisoner at Modon. the botanic garden, purchased at $70,000 $124,755 There is reason to fear that there has been a conCollege of physicians and surgeons, New siderable defection among some of the late leaders of

York, (amount to be raised, $33,588] 69,000 the Greeks. Ulysses has gone over to the Turks, and Union college, Schenectady, $374,000, and

is reported to have assisted in the taking of Corinth. ten lots in the military tract, containing The Turks are making the greatest efforts for the re

5,500 acres. [Amount to be raised $215,908] 374,000 duction of Greece, and it is apprehend they will be Hamilton college, [amount to be raised successful. Patras was yet held by the Turks. $35,566)

106,800 College of physicians and surgeons in the western district

15,000 Right of Instruction." Fairfield academy


April 191h, 1825. Oxford academy, (besides lot No. 25, Sem

SIR: On presenting to you the enclosed essay on pronius)

2,970 "the right of instruction," for publication, if you Washington academy

3,000 please, it is due to you, as well as to myself, to declare, Deshi academy

6,000 ihat I have po personal motive or party feeling in the Montgomery academy,

1,415 matter. Albany female academy, Middlebury, Red

The discussion of the question is now proposed in Hook and Mount Pleasant academies,

order to obtain, if possible, an early and decisire ex$1,000 each,

4,000 pression of the public opinion upon the subject of it. Lowville academy,

3,000 Because, it is supposed, that the present is a very

suitable time for the purpose; and that, such an ex

$715,543 pression of public opinion is essentially necessary to Besides the following

the domestic tranquility and happiness of the people Johnstown academy, lot No. 36, in Johnstown, half of these states. Am I mistaken in the supposition:

I think not. Cayuga academy, 275 acres in Scipio, and No.89, Cato. The "factious" esercise of this right, whether it be Pompey acadeiny, lot No. 15, Camillus.

real or imaginary, or whether exercised by “partiCortland academy, lot No. 85, Homer.

zans," in or out of the state legislatures, has, already, Seneca academy, lot No 24, Uljases.

in several instances, which it is not now thought neOnondaga academy, lot No. 9, Lysander.

cessary to mention, threatened the existence of the St. Lawrence academy, lot No. 56, Potsdam. union, and shaken it to its centre. It has driven from Lowville academy, 640 acres on St. Lawrence river the councils of the pation, some of the wisest and

best men in it, and has deeply periled the high repuTHE AMERICAN BIBLE SOCIETY celebrated its ninth tation and future usefulness of others. Are not these anniversary, at New-York, un the 12th instant. Ac- sufficient reasons why the "right" should be excording to the annual report then made, it appears amined; and, if found to be defective, as well as danthat the receipts of the last year, (exclusive of volun- gerous, that the insidious clamour, of which we have tary contributions towards the building of the socie- lately heard so much, should be silenced by the genety's house), amounted to $46,501 81; and the expen- \ral and audible expression of public opinion?

an acre.

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