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mation, by the friendly Indians, by letters from duty to report an affair of a more serious and Wm. Humbly and Edmund Doyle, who reside low 1 decisive nature than has heretofore occurred, down on the Appalachacola, that all the lower and which leaves no doubt of the necessity of an tribes of Indians have embodied, and are drying ! immediate application of force, and active meatheir meats to come on to the attack of this post. sures on por part. A large party of Seminole In. The British agent (i Oakelockiness sound is giring | \ians, on the noun altimo, forined an amouscada presents to the Inilians. We hare among as Indians upon the Appalachiacola river, a mile below the who have been down and received powiler, lead, tona. || junction of the Flint and Chataho'chie, attacked hawks, knives anıl a drum for each town, with the one of our boats ascending near the shore, and royal coat of arms painted on it. We have at this killed, wounded, and took the greater part of the time, at least five hundred Indians skulking in this detachment, consisting o 40 men, commanded by neighborliood, within three or four miles of us, lieutenant R. W. Scott, of the 7th intantry. There who will not act for themselves, and who are evi-l were also on board, killed or taken, seven women, dently waiting for the signal to strike an effectual the wives of soldiers. Six men of the detachblow. They have stolen almost every horse be- ment only escaped, four of whom were wounded. longing to the citizens. They have scared them They report that the strength of the current at from the fields which they haze cleared aud have the point of attack had obliged the lientenant to taken possession of their houses. They are no: keep his boat near the shore; that the Indians stealing horses, cattle, and hogs from the Georgia bad formed along the banks of the river, and lines; and have killed one or two families on the were not di.covered till their fire had commenSt. l'illas."

ced, in the first volley of which lieut. Scott and

his most valuable men fell. Extract of a letter from general Gaines to major The lieutenant and his party had been sent general Andrew Jackson, dated

from this place some days before, to assist major Fort Scott, (Geo) 21st Nov. 1817. Muhlenburg in ascending the river with three « The first brigade arrived at this place on the vessels laden with military stores brought from * 19th instant. Tad previously sent an Indian run- Montgomery and Mobile. The major instead or ner, to notify the first town chief, E-me-le-maut- | retaining the party io assist him, as I had advised, by, of my arrival, and with a view to ascertain (see enclosure No. 2) retained only about 20 min, whether his hostile temper had abated, requesting and in their place put a like nuinber of sick, with him to visit me. He replied that he had alrcarly the women, and some reg mental clothing. The said to the commanding officer here, all he had 10 boat thus laden was detachel alone for this place. say, and he would not come.

It is due to major Muhlenberg to observe, that at " Among the articles found in the house of the the time he detached the boat, I have reason to chief, was a British uniform coat ( scarlet ) with a believe he was not apprised of any recent hostili. pur of gold epaulettes, and a certificate signed by a ties having taken place in this quarter. Ii ap: oors, British captain of marines, “Robert White, in the nowever, from lieutenant Scott's letter, received absence of colonel Nicholls,” stating that the about the hour in which he was attackel, (see enchief had always been a true and faithful friend closure No. 3) that he had been warned of the to the British.

danger. Upon the receipt of this letter, I huu "The reports of friendly Indians, concur in es. two boala ftted up, with corers (ind port holes, for iletimating the number of hostile warriors, including fence, and detached captain Cinch with an officer the Red Sticks and Seminoles, at more than two and 40 men, with an order to secure the move. thous ind, besides the blacks amounting to near ment of lieutenant Scott, and then to assist major four hundred men, and increasing by runaways Mullenberg: from Georgia. They have been promised, as sete- This detachment embarked in the evening of ral Indians inform me, assistance from the English at the 30th, and must have passed the scene of action New Providence. This promise, though maile byl below, at night, and some hours after the aflair Woodbine, is relied on by most of the Seminole | terminated I have not yet heard from captain Indians. I have not a doubt but they will sue for Clinch. I shall inmeiliately strengthen the depeace, as soon as they find their hopes of British tachment under major Vulenberg witi another aid to be without a foundation."

boul, securel against the enemy's fire. He will there.

fore move up with satety, keeping near the mickile General Gaines to the Secretary of War with a of the river. I shall moreover take a position Talk.

with my principal force, at the junction of the ri. No. 51. a.

ver, 1car the line, and soul attack any vessel that Ilead Quarters, Fort Scott, (Geo)? may attempt to intercept our vessel and supplies

December 20, 1817.5 below, as I feel persuaded the onler of the Presi: Sin, I had the honor to receive, on the 26thdent prodibiting an attack upon the Indians below ultimo, your communication of the 30th October. live line, bas reference only to the prst, and not

I am very happy to find that the President ap. to the present or future ontrages, such as the one proves of my movement, but I much regret that just now perpetrated, aut such as shall pluce our his just expectations, as to the effect there was troops strictly wrihin the pule of natural laro, where reason to believe would be produced on the self-refence is connectioned by the privilige of self-preminds of the Indians by this movement, have nou

The wounded men who made their been realized. I am now quite convinced, that i escape, concur in the opinion, that they had seen the hostility of these Indians is, and has long since :pwards of 509 hostile Indian warriors, at differens been, of so deep a character, as to leave no places below the point of attack of the force ground to calculate upon tranquillity, or the full engaged, they difter it: opinion; it all agree that ture security of our frontier settlements, until the the munber 925 very consideraisle, extending towns south and east of this place, shall receive ? about 150 yards along the shore, in the edge of a sigual proof of our ability and willingness to re swarnp or thick wood. I am assured by the taliate for every outrage. It is now my painful Il friendly chief, i'?g? t'ke a stile we arriw's of every low?

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upon the Chatahoochie, prepared canoes, and prushed | Fiors were beaten and driven from our country, off lown ihe river to join the Seminoles, as soon as the by American troops. The English are not able account of my movement from the Alabama reuched to help themselves; how then should they help them.

the old “Red Sticks," whom they have ruined by The Indians now remaining upon the Chatahoo. || pretended friendship. chie, I have reason to believe, are well disposed. One of the new settlers, however, has recently

No. 51, b. (No. 2.) been killed; but it has been clearly proved, that General Gaines to major Muhlenberg. the murderer had belonged to the hostile party.

Fort Scott, November, 1817. The friendly chiefs in the neighborhood, when Sin,-The waters having risen sufficiently high apprised of the murder, assembled a party, and to enable you to ascend the river with all the sent in pursuit of the offender, and followed him vessels, I wish you to do so, though it should take to the Flint river, on the route to Mickasuky, longer than I had anticipated. You can avail whither he escaped. Onishajo, and several other is yourself of the aid of lieutenant Scott's detachfriendly chiefs, have offered me their services, with ment to expedite your movement hither. Keep their warriors to go against the Seminoles. I have your vessels near to each other; and should you promised to give them notice of the time that may meet any insuperable obstacle, endeavor to ap; be fixed for my departure, and then to accept their prise me thereof, and you shall have additional services. The enclosure, No. 1, contains the sub-relief. Wishing to see you soon, with your fleet, stance of wbat I have said to the chiefs who have I remain with great regard, visited me; several of whom reside south of the

Your obedient servant, Spanish line and west of Appalachacola river. It (Signed)

E. P. GAINES. was expected by the chiefs, that I should commu. To major Mublenberg, nicate to them my views and wishes. I felt au. Comm'g the U. S. troops, thorized to say but little, and I deemed it necessa- ascending Appalachicola river. ry, in what I should say, to endeavor to counteract the erroneous impressiona by which they have been

No. 51, C, (No. 3.) misleıl by pretended Pritish agente.

Lieutenant Scoll to general Gaines. I hope the President will see, in what I have

Spanish Bluff, 28th Nov. 1817. said, nothing to Jisapprove. I feel persuaded a SIR-Enclosed you will receive major Muhlen. report of the various talks which I received from berg's communication, which he directs me to the chiefs, would show the propriety of what I forward to you by express, from this place. Mr. bave said to them. Such a report I have not a Hambly informs me, that Indians are assembling moment's time qow to make. The Indians are at at the junction of the river, where they intend to this moment gering at our camp from ihe opposite side make a stand against those vessels coming up the

river. Should this be the case, I am not able to I have the honor to be,

make a stand against them. My command does Most respectfully,

not exceed forty men, and one half sick, and with. Your obedient servant,

out arms. I leave this immediately. (Signed) EDMUND P. GAINES, I am, respectfully, your obed't servant, Major general commanding.

(Signed) R. W. SCOTT,

Lt. 7th Inf. com'g. detachment. Talk enclosed in 51, a. (No 1.)

Note. The bearer of this is entitled to three Chiefs and Warriors --The President of the dollars, on delivering this letter. The Indians United States has been informed of the murders have a report here, the Indians have beaten the and thefts, committed by the hostile Indians, in white people. this part of the country. He has authorized gene.

No. 51, d. ral Jackson to arrest the offenders, and cause jus.

General Gaines to captain Clinch. tice to be done. The Indians have been required

Head Quarters, Fort Scott, to deliver up the murderers of our citizens, and

November 30, 1817. the stolen property; but they refused to deliver SIR, --You will embark with the party assigned either. They have had a council at Mickasukee, in you, on board the two covered boats; descend the which they have determined upon war. They have river until you meet with lieutenant Scott; deliver been at war against helpless women and children; to him a cover for his boat, and give him such as. let them now calculate upon fighting men. Wesistance as in your judgment shall be necessary have long known that we had enemies east of this to secure his party, and expedite his movement river; we likewise know we have some friends; || to this place. You will then proceed with the but they are so mixed together, we cannot always residue of your command down the river, until distinguish the one from the other. The Presi- you meet with major Muilenberg, report to him, dent wishing to do justice to his red friends and and act under his orders. You will in no case put children, has given orders for the bad to be sepa. your command in the power of the Indians near rated from the good. Those who have taken up the shore. Be constantly on the alert; remember arms against him, and such as have listened to the that United States' troops can never be surprised bad talks of the people beyond the sea, must go by Indians without a loss of honor, to say nothing to Mickasuk ee, Suwaney, where we wish to find of the loss of strength that might ensue. them together. But all those who were our To captain Clinch, 7th Infantry. friends in the war, will sit still at their homes, in peace We will pay them for what corn and meat

No. 52. they have to sell 113. We will be their friends, General Jackson to the Secretary of War. and when they are hungry we will give them

Head Quarters, Division of the South, meat. The hostile party pretend to calculate

Bowleg's Town, Suwaney river, upon help from the British! as well look for sol

20th April, 1818. diers from the moon, to help them. Their war. SIB,My last commudication, dated camp be

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fore St. Marks, 8th April, and those to which it || of the regulars, Georgia militia, and my volunteer referred, advised you of my movements and ope. ||Kentucky and Tennessee guards, in order to rations up to that date, and, as I then advised you, press the enemy in his centre, whilst the right I marched from that place on the morning of the column, composed of the 1st regiment of Tennes9th. On the evening of the 10th I was joined by see volunteers, under colonel Dyer, and a part of the rear of the Tennessee volunteers; also by the the friendly Indians, headed by general M'Intosh, Indians under general M'Intosh, whom I had left who had preceded me, were endeavoring to turn at Mickasuky, to scour the country around that his left, and cat off his retreat to the river; they place. Although the weather has been dry and however, having been previously informed of our pleasant, and the waters bad subsided in a great force, by a precipitate retreat soon crossed the degree, our march might be said to have been river, where it is believed colonel Kanard, with through water, which kept the infantry wet to bis Indians, did them considerable injury. Nine the middle, and the depth of the swamps, added | negroes and two Indians were found dead, and to the want of forage, occasioned the horses to two negro men made prisoners. give out daily in great numbers. On the morning On the 17th, foraging parties were sent out, who of the 12th, near Econfinnah, or natural bridge, a found a considerable quantity of corn, and some party of Indians were discovered on the margin cattle. The 18th, haying obtained some small of a swamp, and attacked by general M'Intosh craft, I ordered general Gaines across the river and about 50 Tennessee volurteers, who routed with a strong detachment, and two days provision, them, killing 37 warriors, and capturing 6 men, to pursue the enemy; the precipitancy of their and 97 women and children; alco recapturing all flight, was soon discovered by the great quantity white woman, who had been taken at the massacre of goods, corn, &c. strewed through the swamps, of Scott. The friendly Indians also took some and convinced general Gaines that pursuit was in horses and about 500 head of cattle from the ene- vain: nine Indians and five negro prisoners were my, who proved to be M'quccn's party. Upon taken by our Indians; the evidence of baste with the application of an old woman, of the prisoners, which the enemy had fled, induced the general I agreed that if M'Queen was tied and carried to to confine his reconnoisance to search for cattle the commandant at St. Marks, her people should and horses, both of which were much wanted by be received in peace, carried to the upper tribes the army. About 30 head of cattle were pro. of the Creek nation, and there provisioned until cured; but from the reports accompanying gene. they could raise their own crops. She appearedral Gaines, which will in due time' be forwarded much pleased with those terms, and I set her at to you, and the disobedience of his orders, by the liberty with written instructions to the command Indians, not one pound was brought into camp, ant of St. Marks to that effect. Having received As soon as time will permit, I shall forward no farther intelligence from M'Queen, I am in detailed account of the various little affairs with duced to believe the old woman has not complied the enemy, accompanied with reports of the com. with her part of the obligation.

manding officers of the detachment. Suffice it From St. Marks I marched with eight days ra- | for the present, to add that every officer and sol. tions, those that joined me having but live. Thisdier under my command, when danger appeared, was done under the expectation of reaching this showed a steady firmness which convinced me place in that time, founded on the report of my that in the event of a stubborn conflict they faithful Indian guide, wbich I should have accom- would have realized the best hopes of their counplished, but for the poverty of my horses, and the try and general continued sheets of water through which we had I believe I may say that the destruction of this to pass. On the morning of the 15th my scouts place, with the possession of St. Marks, having on overtook a small party of Indians, killing one man, the night of the 18th captured the late lieutenant and capturing the residue, consisting of one man Armbrister, of the British marine corps, and, as reand woman, and two children, and on that even. || presented by Arbuthnott, successor to Woodbine, will ing I encamped, as my guide supposed, within end the Indian war, for the present, and should it be 12 miles of Suwaney. I marched very early on | renewed, the position taken, which ought to be held, the 16th, under the hope of being able to encom- will enable a small party to put it down promptly. pass and attack the Indian and negro towns by 1

| shall order, or take myself & reconnoisance, o'clock, P. M. but, much to my regret, at three west of the Appalachacola, at Pensacola point, o'clock, and after marching sixteen miles, we where I am informed there are a few Red Sticks reached a remarkable pond which my guide re-assembled, who are fed and supported by the gover. collected, and reported to be distant sis miles nor of Pensacolu. My health being impaired, as soon from the object of my march; here I should have as this duty is performed, the positions taken, well halted for the night, had not six mounted Indians, garrisoned, and security given to the southern fron(supposed to be spies,) who were discovered, ef. tiers, (if the government have not active employ. fected their escape; this determined me to at- ment for me) I shall return to Nashville to regain my tempt by a forced movement, to prevent the re- health. The health of the troops is much impaired, moval of their effects, and, if possible, themselves and I have ordered the Georgia troops to Hartford, from crossing the river, for my rations being out, I to be mastered, paid, and discharged; the general it was all important to secure their supplies for having communicated his wishes, and that of his the subsistence of my troops. Accordingly, my troops, to be ordered directly there, and reportlines of attack were instanůy formed and put in ing that they have a plenty of corn and beef to motion, and about sunset, my left flank column, subsist them to that point, I have written to the composed of the second regiment of Tennessee governor of Georgia, to obtain from the state the volunteers, coromanded by colonel Williainson, necessary funds to pay general Glascock's bri. and a part of the friendly Indians under colonel || gade when discharged, and that the government Kanard, having approached the left flank of the I will promptly refund it. I am compelled to this centre town, and commenced their attack, caused | node to have them promptly paid, Mr. Hogany me to quicken the pace of the centre, composed ll the paymaster of the 7th infantry (for whoin 1 received from Mr. Brent an enclosure, said to subjects of liis majesty. At the same time the contain $50,000) not having reached me. council represented to bis majesty, that theunited

Froin the information received from Armbris. voice of policy, justice, and equity, denrand the ter, and a Mr. Cook, who was captured with him, I adoption of this system, not withstanding the sen. that A. Arbuthnott's schooner was at the mouth of || riments of pity which are so well known to abide this river, preparing to sail for tbe bay of Tamper, l in the heart of the king; with a view that the be. my aid-de-camp, lieutenant Gadsden, volunteeredi neficial indulgence of his majesty in the exercise his services with a small detachment to descend of his sovereign power, and in dispensing with the river and capture her; the importance of this the rigor of the law, has been pleased to accord vessel to transport my sick to St. Marks, as well to his subjects, an opportunity to be treated as as to destroy the means used by the enemy, in children, who are received, which by the influCuced me to grant his request; he sailed yester- ence and perfilious suggestions of foreigners, day, and I expected to have heard from him this bave separated themselves from the path of honor morning. I only await his report to take up the | and virtue, are not to be considered as guilty of Jine of march on my return for St. Marks; the the inexpressible crime of treason, when they Georgia brigade, by whom I send this, being show a due contrition; which indulgence shall not about to march, compels me to close it without henceforth be extended to those intrusive foreignthe report of lieutenant Gadsden.

ers, because they do not stand in the tender re. I have the honor to be,

lations towards bis majesty, which have excited Very respectfully,

the benevolence of his beart, io exercise his eleYour most obed't, serv't.

mency towards lis own vassals; and those acts of ANDREW JACKSON, benignity being spontaneous on the part of his

Major general commanding. majesty, are to be limited to only those who are 7 he honorable J. C. Cuthoun,

expressly comprehended therein, without any Depurtment of Har.

kind of sight of any third person to comprehend

persons therein, who were not in his inajesty's From the Aurora of the 9th April, 1819.

original intention to be so indulged. SPANISH ROYAL ORDER.

Therefore the royal crder of the 30th April, We, a few days since, published a letter from of his majesty in America, is to be construed in

which had been announced to the general in chief Barcelona, in which was mentioned a royal order conformity with the royal determination in the contained in the Madrid Gazelle--the following

present order. is a translation thereof.

Accordingly all foreigners who shall be taken

in the provinces now in rebellion, with arms or From the Madrid Royal Gazette. The following royal order has been communicated jected - the same punishment as the subjects of

under the banners of the insurgents, shall be subby the department of war to the department of the nation with which they are associated, and state.

whose insurrection they are fomenting. Most Excellent Sir, -The king our lord, to whom in due time I represented the communica

Finally, the council has determined that, ac. tion which you did me the honor to make, according to the laws of nations, the principle uni. cording to the royal order of the 20th November, 1 versally acknowledged, that every foreigner who 1818, concerning the urgent necessity of adopiing shall introduce himself voluntarily into the terri. eflectual measures to prevent the evils which the tory of any sovereign, with the purpose of dis. dominions of his majesty beyond the seas experi- turbing the public peace, or of committing er. ence, in consequence of ihe emigration of persons cesses or crimes, of whatever kind, becomes froin foreign nations to join the rebels, now in a

himself subject to the jurisdiction and anthority state of revolt, and taking part with them; and of the country into which he has unlawfully en. who contribute by their personal service and by tered; nor can any government whose subjects their intrigues, and by furnishing the insurgents

are thus aggressors, of right interfere with or with arms, ammunition, ships and other means of complain of this act of public justice. war; without which the rebellion could not exist His majesty having deliberated on the whole to this time in those provinces.

of the case, declares, as a general regulation, that His majesty has deemed it expedient, in con- | all foreign adventurers, who shall be apprehend. sequence, in order bis supreme council of war to ed with arms in their hands, in his American do. consult with him upon those affairs, and to obtain minions, under the banners of the insurgents, or their advice upon the steps necessary to be pur- who shall furnish any aids or succors of war, shall sued, after a due deliberation on the documents irreversibly suffer capital punishment, besides the and information laid before them. Accordingly confiscation of their property, wherever found in the council of war, by a report of the 224 Decem. his majesty's dominions; which punishment is as. her last, satisfiad his majesty of the necessity of signed by the law, to chastise similar delinquents, adopting the must rigorous measures for punish who are not included in the indultos (pardons) ing all persons belongmig to foreign nations, who which his majesty has already granted, or may stall be taken with arins in their hands in the hereafter grant, in favor of his subjects, for rea. American dominion, under the banner or flag of sons already stated. the insurgents; and also all persons who shall All which I communicate to your excellency, turnish arms, ammunition, military stores, or ves. || by order of the king, that you may act in consels, for the purpose of feeding the devouring | tormity thereto. fames which unhappily still continue to consume

God preserve your excellency many years. some precious provinces of his majesty's Ameri can possessions; thosc toreigners baring no other

FRANCIS EGUIA. object than to enrici rivelist vis at the expense

Royal Palace, 14th January, 1819. of the ruin and total destruction of the unthinking "To the first secretary of state, ad interim.

IMPROVEMENT IN CANADA.

and cultivateil within the gall four townships, at From the Montreal Herald of March 27, 1819. least ten acres of land for each quarter section

We are happy to learn, that the projected Ca- taken aggregately. nalfron St. Johns to Chambly, is about to be 3d. That before the expiration of seven yı ars commenced this ensning sumer The shares || from the date hereof, there shall be cultivated by the last accounts are all taken up with the ex: within the said tjur townships at least one acre ception of 300; and what makes this account to each quarter section of land, taken aggregate. doubly gratifying, is the fact of the Province bav- ly, in vines. ing taken 200 shares. This augurz well. Weare 4th. That before the expiration of seven years convinced that under the present state of con- from the date heredi, there shall be planted with mercial regulations between the Canadas and the in the said four townships no less than five hun. United States, this Canal, if finished to-morrow, dred olive trees, unless it shall be previously es. would not be a productive concern for the stock tablished to the satisfaction of the President that holder; but when we see the government coming the olive cannot be successfully cultivated. forward to join in an undertaking of the kind, we 5th. The agent of the society shall report anmay reasonably suspect that these restrictions, I mually to the Secretary of the Treasury the state which have been so long the greatest bane to the l of the society. improvements of Lower Canada, will be removed

The 6th article entitles those of the society, In affixung the duties on those articles which are allowed to be imported from the States to the Ca.

who had made improvements previously to the nadas, a reference ought to be had 10 the state of first of August last, to be paid for them, or to

hold the land. our extensive frontier, and the facility it affords to smugglers, with the difficulty of detecting them

The 7th requires that urappropriated lands or preventing their contraband trade. With this shall be appropriated to other emigrants from intention in view, we hope, should any alteration France, with the approbation of the secretary be made in the presont tariff of duties, the go.

of the Treasury. vernor will see the propriety of making them as I am much surprised at the very accommodating low as possible By doing so, he wili render the terms of this contract, and the more so, after duties exacted more productive for the revenue, haviig had a peep at a letter from Mr. Cawfoid, and at the same time give less temptation to dated in December last, in which he says “it is smugglers to carry on their nefarious practices. my intention, with the approbation of the Presi.

dent, to exclude from the benefits of national

munificence--1st, all those of the ancient emiLOSS TO THE ARTS.

grants who may have been inscribed upon the Mn. CHARLES H. PANKER - Died, in this city, on list, who have sold or transferred their shares.--the 9th of March, in the 26th year of his age, Mr. || 2d, Those of the late emigrants who are in the Charles H. Parker, a young gentleman, who was same situation, who shall not personally make a ardently engaged in the study of the art of En. settlement within two years from the first day of graving, as a pupil, under colonel G. Fairman, by | January next. In neither case will the right of whom he was highly esteemed. llis disposition representation be admitted.”. The first article of was happily adapted to conciliate affection; and the contract should have made actual settlement in the exercise of his profession he was punctual, || and improvement in person an in:lispensable re. active and assiduous. He had just finished the quisite. This would have put down the present writing part of the Splendid Edition of the Decla- | system of speculation, and have obliged the merration of Independence, which is about to be pub chants of Philadelphia, who are the actual owners lished; and we have occasionally been indebted | of at least three of the four townships, to have to his genius for some of the embellishments of || exchanged the quill for the grubbing hoe within this journal. In the stations which were occupied " three years after date," or have abandoned by the deceased, as a member of three benevol their speculation, and left the land to be owned lent institutions and one military association, he and cultivated by emigrants from France accord. evinced a laudable readiness to perform his parting to the letter of the law, and in conformity in the great drama of life; and the concourse of with the liberal, honorable, and patriotic intensoldiers and citizens, which attended his funeral |tions of Congress.

ALABAMA. with testinonials of public honors and signs of individual sorrow, powerfully demonstrated, that,

PIRACY AND FRAUD. though he had found an early grave, he had not lived in vain. (Phila. Port Folio. From a Il'ilmington (N. C.) paper of the 3d of

April, 1819.
FRENCH VINE COMPANY.

In the beginning of the last month, a large Por-
From the Mobile Gazette.

tuguese ship, about 700 tons burihen, from PerMR. COTTEN-I send you the conditions of nambuco, bound to Lisbon, loaded with sugar, insettlement of the French association, made with digo, cotton, &c. was lost on Beaufort bar, in this the Secretary of the Treasury, under the act of state. The cargo) was valued at 300,000 dollars---Congress of 1817, for the cultivation of the vine nothing was saved. She was a prize to the La and olive.

Patria privateer, cruising under the commission of 1st. That before the expiration of three years || Artigas. On the 230 ultimo a Portuguese schoon. from the date of the contract (8th January, 1819) ||er, loaded with brandy, was run ashorp, in the clay there shall be made on each tract allotted to each time, near the same place. The brands was saved, respective associate in the four townships a set- and brought forty-two cents, on the beach. Query tlement by themselves individually, or by others-who bought it? We further learn, from good at their account.

authority, that several other prizes were off our 2d. That before the expiration of fourteen | coast, and that nothing prevented then from be. years from the date hereof, there shall be cleared "ing wrecked, but the late stormy weather!

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