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The Most Honorable Francis Seymour Con.

Elizabath T. Sears and William B. Perot and others, way, Marquis, of Hertford, England.

8,000 executrix of Wm. J. Sears, of Bermuda. Thomas Cotterell, Esq. of Birmingham,

James Stead, of Stockwell, Surry, England 15,000 England. 17,615 38 Andrew Service, in London

10,000 William Death, of Hunsalen, Herts, England. 24,000 Sir Thomas Charles Style, of Cloghan Lodge, Pierree Maria Paix Dit Durieux, of South

Ireland, Baronet.

2,000 Wales.

6,581 41 Smith, Payne and Smiths-Bankers, London 35,000 Marguerita Madeline Des Lessert, of Paris 11,000 Wm. Petterden Shirley, of Kent, England Bartholomew Louis Charles Rolland, count

R. J. Thompson, Esq. of Kirby Hall, Yorkde Erceville, of Paris. 7,500 shire, England

26,609 93 Rev. George William Danberry, of Bath,

John Todhunter, Lloyd's coffee house, LonEngland. 10,000 don, merchant

9,000 Mary Caroline Evans, .of Gloucester Eng. 5,000 Richard J. Tucker, Jr. and Thomas R. Maria Augusta Evans, of do 11,000 Tucker, of Bermuda

8,327 17 John Ferguson of Irvine and Andrew Ser.

Frances Elizabeth Tucker, of do.

8,400 vice, in Lodon.

8,000 Eliza Scott, of St. Thomas Elizabeth Fox, of Somersetshire, England

John Hanton Tiritton, Banker of London 20,000 Samuel Fox, do.

Alice Tucker of St. Thomas Francis Fisher and Wm. Jepson Fisher, of

Margaretta Elizabeth Uhthoff, of Bremen,in Gloucestershire, England.


5,000 Hannah Fisher, near Bristol, England, Josiah

Rev. William Vowles and Miss Ann Vowles, Forster, of Middlesex. England, William

of London

5,000 Henry Fellowes, Esq. of Huntingdonshire

Johannes de Veer and Philip Dirk Thomp-

son Milton Spiro, of St. Eustatia

15,000 Helene Francoive Ferte, Guillaume Fayre,

Charles Louis, county De Vogue, of France 4,500 of Geneva, Ann Selina Farrer, and Lieut.

Richard Wood, of Bermuda
Col. William Fawcite, of Bath, England. 25,000 Thomas Wilson & Co. of London

30,221 34 Gowan and Marx, of London

97,400 James Young, of Ilackney, Middlesex, EngJobn Gray, of Brighton, England. 5,000 land

4,000 William Giles, Esq. in Kent, England.

6,000 Total amount of this loan held by foreignRev. James Hoby, of Lambeth, Surry, Eng.

$960,339 76 Martha Horne, Middlesex, England.

7,500 Loan $2,200,000. Henry Harvey, of Bermuda.

(To be continued.) William John Hurry, Merchant of Great Yarmouth, England.

6,480 26 Robert Higgs, of Bermuda.

CONNECTION WITH LAKE ERIE, Richard Bolus Hall, of Wye, England.

21,600 John Hall, of. Wye, England,

New reasons why this important improvement should Rev. John Hartley of Gordon Place, Lon

16,800 be speedily completed, continually present themselves

to the mind of every man-at least to the mind of every don. John Scandritt, Hartford, of Bristol, Eng

man who thinks as much about it as we have done for the last seven or eight years.

Our mind may, for a time, land.

be diverted from it, by the immense variety of occurEdward Jean, of Dieppe, in France.

rences which continually take place at home and abroad: Simon Knubley Esq. of Jamaica,


our own business, or domestic concerns, or some such Alfred Lewis, of the Stock Exchange, Lon. don.

matter may, for a time, absorb our attention, but still, Hannah Middleton, of Somersetshire, Eng

16,356 43 scarcely a month or a week can elapse without the deland,

velopment of some new matter, calculated to exhibit, John Marshall, of Leeds, England,

in a still stronger light, the importance of a facile com

6,000 munication with the great Lakes. Samuel Mills, Esq. of Russel Square, Middlesex, England.

We first agitated this matter several years ago. Since

15,000 John Bacon Saury Morritt, Esq. of Rokeby

that time the great Ohio canal has been made-at once Park, Yorkshire, England.

24 000

affording additional inducements to commence the conPhilip Louisa de Peyronnet, Baron de Saint

necting work, and increased facility in completing it. Marce


On the 25th June, we published a small article in reRalph Nicholson Esq. of Hertfordshire,

lation to the proposed canal from Lake Erie to the England.

15,000 Wabash; by this article it appeared that twenty miles William Smith Neilson, of Trinidad.

of it have already been placed under contract, and six. Robert Peele Esq. Park Crescent, Portland

teen miles more would be shortly, perhaps has been be. Place, London,


fore this time. This canal will be about two hundred Sophia E. Perot, of Bermuda.

miles in length; extends through a region surpassed, in Wills, Percival & Co. Bankers, London, 30,000 fertility, by none in our country. When once complc. Richard F. Peniston, of Bermuda.

5,907 89 ted it will add to the immense amount of produced pour. The Hon. Mary Pelham,of Connaught Place,

ed into Lake Erie, and the upper Lakes, by the naturLondon.

al rivers-the total products of the vast country extend. James Patterson, a Capt, in the Hon. East

ing from Terre Haute, on the Wabash, to the head of India Co.'s Service, near Dundee Scot.

the Maumee, on the Lake. But for this proposed canal land.

12,500 this great country could getto a market only by the Wa. Emmanuel Victor Pourray de l' Auberri.

bash and Ohio. As soon as this work is completed, that viere de Quinsonas, of France.

6,000 and Lake Erie will afford the easiest and most direct Mrs. Ann Redfren, of Birmingham, Eng

route to market. The whole product of that fertile land,

25,653 23 country must be poured forth upon the bosom of Lake Thomas Robins & William Forster, Bankers

Erie, to seek from thence the most direct, the earliest, of Liskeard, Cornwall, England.

17,500 and the cheapest route to a market. Rev. James Armitage Rhodes, of Yorkshire,

Besides every newspaper from Buffalo, from Erie, England.

from Detroit, announces that a continual stream of mi. Thomas Alexander Raynesford, in England 10,000 'gration is pouring into the Michigan Territory, and that




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3 Friday

70 70

country, which in 1800, contained only 550 inhabitants METEOROLOGICAL REGISTER.
will, probably, in 1850, contain a half a million. The
whole surplus produce of their labor must be put

Extract from the Meteorological Register, taken at the afloat in the first instance on Lake Erie, Lake Erie,

State Capitol-Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, therefore, seems destined to be the great reservoir to

Br JAMES WRIGHT, Librarian. which the produce of the immense northern and western territory will be as naturally directed, as are its wa.

MAY, 1833. ters. Sharp-witted self interest will as certainly direct Time of observation at 9 A. M. and 1 and 5 o'clock P. M. the produce of this country to Lake Erie, on its way to a market, as gravity does the water on its way to the ocean. Whether this produce eventually proceeds to Montreal, to New York, to Philadelphia, or Baltimore, it must pass over Lake Erie, or at least a portion of it. The contest for its conveyance must, therefore, commence somewhere on Lake Erie, If it is once suffered to enter the New York, or the Welland canal, it is utterly lost to Philadelphia and Baltimore. If it is once directed from Lake Erie towards Pittsburgh, it is secur

Thermometer. ed either to Philadelphia or B.ltimore, and for ever lost to Montreal and New York.

1/Wednesd 56 72 68

SE 2 Thursd'y

58 76 78 71 N W As then it seems manifest that this struggle must com

52 65 62 60 8 W mence here, what advantages have we in this contest

4 Saturday 50 60 54 55 SE with Montreal and New York ? These are our advan

5 Sunday 56 69 63 63 N tages, and they are decisive, Lake Erie is clear of ice

6 Monday 60 69 70 66 N at least four weeks sooner every spring, and four weeks

7 Tuesday

80 76 75 N W longer eyery fall at Cleaveland than at Buffalo. So

8 Wednesd

82 80 77 N that a man sending a cargo of produce by the Ohio, 9 Thursd'y 70 83 78 77 s and the cross cut and Pennsylvania canal to Philadel- 10 Friday 60 65 60 62 SE phia, can dispose of it and forward his return cargo, be- 11 Saturday 60 69 70 66 SE fore he could reach Buffalo. In the fall, also, we pos. ||12 Sunday 68 79 70 72

SE sess a decided advantage, the harbor at Cleaveland be- 13 Monday 70 76 75 74

SE ing accessible much longer, and later than Buffalo.

114 Tuesday
69 78

73 SE Suppose some human power, with competent author- 15 Wednesd 69 74 76 74 ity, had declared that the harbor at Cleaveland should 16 Thursd'd 66 78 69 71 E be open for navigation four weeks sooner every spring, 17 Friday 63 78 73 71 SE and as much later every fall than that at Buffalo, would | 18 Saturday 66 78 78 74 we not view this as a very high protective tariff in favor | 19 Sunday 66

74 73 of our canal? Would we not consider it as almost equal 20 Monday 66 70 68 68 to a prohibition of the use of the N. York Canal ? Well, 21 Tuesday 62 76 73 70 Ņ E nature has, and annually does this very thing, by a law 22 Wednesd 62 76 70 69 N W more efficient than any of mere human authority. Will 23 Thursd'y 62 74 70 69 SW Pennsylvania, then, neglect or refuse to avail herself of 24 Friday 59 68 67 65 NE this decided advantage, conferred upon her by the hand 25 Saturday 55 57 56 56 N E of the Almighty? She has before her a noble prize to 26 Sunday 57 78 70 68 SW contend for, and every assurance of success by proper | 27 Monday 65 74 70 70 E exertions. Will she prove recreant to her duty ? We 28 Tuesday 65

68 67 trust not.— Pittsburgh Gazette.

29 Wednesd 65

67 66 30 Thursd'y 54 60 65 60 W

31 Friday 55 60 65 60 W HEALTH OF PITTSBURGH. - We publish, to day, an extract of the Board of Consulting Physicians, in this

Thermometer. city, in which they intimate, very strongly, the opinion Maximum on the 8th,

770 that the use of stone coal operates as a strong counter- Minimum on the 4th,

55° acting influence to the spread of the Cholera. It is Difference

220 certainly a very remarkable circumstance that the Cho- Mean

70° lera has been among us now for more than a month,and

Atmosphere. that, during all that time, out of a population of about 30,000 souls, we have not lost as many as died at Wheel. Days of the month, ing, or Maysville, or Lexington, in three days.

Morning Afternoon. Those three towns, with a population, we believe, 1 2 3 5 6 8 9 15 18 not exceeding eighteen thousand, lost more persons, in

22 30 31

12 days Fair Fair 23

1 day

Fair Rain a single day, than Pittsburgh and vicinity have lost, by

2 days

Fair the same disease, in two years, and two separate visits 24 26

Cloudy of that scourge. That an abundant use of stone coal 13 27

2 days

Cloudy Rain does exercise a powerful influence upon our atmos- 4 7 17 19.28

5 days

Cloudy Cloudy phere, is proved by other facts. An experienced Phy- 10 11 12 14 16 20

21 25 29

9 days

Rain sician, who has practised extensively both eastward and

Rain westward, and who has resided in Pittsburgh more Days of the Month.

Wind. than four years, and during that period enjoyed a re. 5 6 8 19


N spectable practice, assures us that he has never seen a 21 24 25

N E single genuine indigenous case of that loathsome di- 15 16 20 27 28 29

6 days

E sease, the itch,since he came here. He also states that 1 4 10 11 12 13 14 17

8 days SE the summer complaint, or cholera infantum, does not 9 18

2 days

S prevail to one-tenth part of the extent it does in other 3 23 26

3 days SW towns to the east and west of this place, and that the 30 31

W mortality arising from that complaint does not amount 2 7 22

N W to one-twentieth part.- 16. (See page 46.)

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On the 9th at noon, Thermometer at 83o the highest. I victims to it, and, probably, eight-tenths of our popula.

On the 4th in the morning, at 50° the lowest. Range tion have labored under different shades and degrees of 33°.

its premonitory symptoms, which, in circumstances The wind has been 17 days east of the Meridian, 8 better suited to its propagation, would have terminated, days west of it, 4 days north, and 2 south.

in a large proportion, in confirmed cholera. It is There was rain on the 10th, 11th, 12th 13th, 14th, therefore proper to observe, most rigidly, all those 16th, 20th, 21st, 230, 25th, 27th and 29th. The hea- precautions in diet, and modes of living, which expeviest on 14th and 20th.

rience has proved to be the best safeguards against the Mean temperature of this month 6°, warmer than last disease. May.

July 9, 10 o'clock, A, M. Extract from the Report of the Board of Consulting

P. S.-Within the week, ending this morning, the

deaths from Cholera have been:
In private practice,

PITTSBURGH, July 8, 1833.
At the Hospital,

4 70 Samuel Pettigrew, Esq.


1 Sir-In reply to a letter addressed by the Sanitary Making 33 deaths, in a population of 20,000, since Board to the Board of Consulting Physicians, request. the 11th of last month, the date at which the first origiing them to make a communication to the public, con- nal case occurred in this city. During yesterday, and taining such recommendations to guard against the pre- the day before, no deaths have occurred. vailing epidemic, as they may think expedient to pre

JAMES R. SPEER, M. D. serve the public health," the following is respectfully

Secretary submitted: Whatever may be the cause by which the course that

METEOROLOGICAL REGISTER. cholera has been accustomed to pursue in other places,

Extract from the Meteorological Register, taken at the has been checked in this city, our citizens have much

State Capitol-Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, reason for self-felicitation, and thankfulness to the Divine disposer of all events, for the exemption we have

By James WRIGHT, Librarian. hitherto enjoyed from its ravages.

JUNE, 1833. From the fact that it has made its appearance a se Time of observation at 9 A. M. and 1 and 5 o'clock P. M. cond time in our city, and, at each time, obtained a fair introduction amongst us, carrying off from 25 to 30 persons at the first, and about the same number at the pre. sent visitation, but still not prevailing to any considerable extent, there is some little plausibility thrown over the supposition, that there is, in our local atmosphere, something unfavorable to its propagation. There is no city in the United States, and probably none in Europe, of the same limits, and population, where as much bituminous stone coal is consumed as in Pittsburgh. Be

Thermometer. side the immense quantity consumed, daily, in our nu

1 Saturday 56 65 68 63 SW merous and extensive manufactories, it is exclusively

60 2 Sunday

70 73 68 used in our houses and kitchens for fuel. Chemical

3 Monday 70

N W changes are therefore constantly going on, on a very

4}Tuesday 54 69 57 60 extensive scale, which gives us, at least, a peculiar con.


5 Wednesd 56 67 67 63 SW dition of atmosphere. It has been computed that se.

64 6!Thursd’y!

66 66 65 E veral tons of sulphur are daily thrown off, within our

7 Friday 64 66 68 66 limits, by the combustion of stone coal; many import.

8 Saturday

70 68 68 N E ant gases are also disengaged, to mingle in every breath

52 9 Sunday

68 70 63 we breathe, and possibly to exert a direct agency in


10 Monday 55 68 70 6+ W neutralizing or modifying the unseen, and, as yet, un.

55 73 73 67 NW known, cause of cholera, and perhaps of other diseases. 11 Tuesday

12 Wedne'y 64 80 It is remarkable that intermittent fevers, and diseases


NW 70 78 70


W produced by malarial emanations, have never prevailed 13 Thursd'y

70 78 70 73 SW extensively in this city. In many of the town and cities 14 Friday

65 78

73 in the western and southern sections of the United | 15 Saturday

16 Sunday 63 72 74 States, where such emanations are abundant, the mor

17 Monday

74 76 71 W tality, from cholera, has been very great. How far

64 75

71 N E the introduction of coal, as an article of fuel, would | 18 Tuesday

63 66 65 65 SE counteract the evil, is, at least, a subject worthy of 19 Wednesd|


65 69 66 SE consideration. In London the mortality from all other 20 Thursd'y

75 76 73 NE diseases has materially decreased since the introduction 21 Friday

67 78 76 77 of coal; and in London, Manchester, and Liverpool, in 22 Saturday


23 Sunday 68 76 76 all of which, coal is now very generally used, the mor

73 SE 24 Monday 70

70 tality of cholera has been comparatively light, in


71 pro.

NE 56 62

62 W portion to the population. These considerations, though | 25 Tuesday

26 Wednesd 56

68 70 not strictly within the scope of this communication, are

65 W

58 70 70 66 W thrown out for the purpose of imparting a feeling of 27 Thursd'y

60 70 70 73 confidence and firmness to the minds of our citizens, 128 Friday

NW 58 129 Saturday

70 73 67 N W so far as that may reasonably be done, and, also, with

62 76 76 71 NW reference to the important bearing they must have, if | 130 Sunday confirmed by future experience, on the prospects and

Thermometer. interests of Pittsburgh. It is evident, however, that the epidemic influence, Minimum on the 4th,

Maximum on the 13th, producing cholera asphyxia, with all its characteristic

Difference symptoms, has been, for the last month, extensively at


68° work among us.

About 30 of our citizens have fallen

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thereof, that the City Commissioners shall be and are

hereby authorised to remove all lamps which consume Days of the month.

an extra quantity of oil and require greater attention

Morning Afternoon. than the ordinary lamps, and fix up and light others of 1 3 4 9 10 11 12 13 14

the common kind in place of the same. 16 17 18 22 23 25 27

Mr. Massey reported an ordinance relating to Delao 29 30

18 days
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ware avenue, which was ordered to be printed.
2 days

Fair Cloudy

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Fair Rain


Rain Cloudy For laying out a Passage, or Street, from Vine to Ce8

1 day

Cloudy Cloudy dar street, to be called the Delaware Avenue. 2 6 20 24

4 days
Rain Rain

Whereas, by an act of Assembly, passed on the 24th 19

1 day
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day of March, 1832, entitled "An Act to enable the 26

1 day
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Mayor, Aldermen, and Citizens of Philadelphia, to Days of the Month.

Wind carry into effect certain improvements, and execute 4

1 day

Ncertain trusts,” it is made lawful for the Corporation of 8 18 21 24

4 days

N E the City of Philadelphia to lay out a passage or street 67

2 days

E on the east part of ihe City of Philadelphia, fronting 19 20 23

3 days

Se the river Delaware, not less than twenty-one feet wide,

8 and to be called the Delaware Avenue, extending from 2 1 5 14 15

4 days

SW Vine to Cedar street, in manner as therein provided. 9 10 13 16 17 25 26 27

w Now, therefore, 3 11 12 22 28 29 30

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N W Sect. 1. Be it ordained and enacted by the citizens On the 12th at noon, Thermometer at 80° the highest. bled, That a passage, or street, to be called the Dela

of Philadelphia, in Select and Common Council assemOn the 9th in the morning, at 52° the lowest. Range ware Avenue, shall be laid out of the uniform width of 280 The wind has been 9 days east of the Meridian, 19 the city, extending from Vine to Cedar street, accord.

twenty-six feet throughout the whole Delaware front of days west of it, 1 day north and 1 south. There was rain the 2d, 6th, 7th, 15th, 19th, 20th, authority of the Select and common Council of the

ing to a certain plan and description made under the 21st, 24th and 26th. Thunder shower on the 2d. Mean Temperature of this month 30 colder than last city, by Samuel Hains, City Surveyor, which plan and

description are annexed to, and made a part of this orJune.

dinance; and that the courses and width of said Avenue shall henceforth conform, in all respects, to the said

plan and description. From the Philadelphia Gazette.

Sect. 2. Be it further ordained and enacted, &c. That PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCILS.

the Delaware Avenue, as laid out by the first section Thursday evening, June 20, 1833.

of this ordinance be, and the same is hereby opened

as a common and public highway, and that it shall be Select COUNCIL.-The following communica- the duty of the attorney and solicitor for the Corporation from the Trustees of the Girard College was re- tion to make, or cause to be made, a record of the same ceived and laid on the table.

in the Court of Quarter Sessions of the County of PhiTo the Select and Common Councils of the city of ladelphia accordingly. Philadelphia.

Mr. Lippincott reported the annexed ordinance,

which was passed by the Select Council, but was not Board of Trustees of the Girard College for Orphans. acted on in the Common Council.

June 20th, 1833. A message was received from the Common Council, Gentlemen,--I have the honor to transmit to you a containing a communication from Jacob Alter, addresscopy of a resolution, adopted at the meeting of that ed to that body in relation to the Girard lands. Board on the 18th inst. and remain

A resolution was also received from the Common Very respectfully yours,

Council, authorising the City Commissioners to land N. BIDDLE, President, stone at the drawbridge, in which the Select Council At a special meeting of the Board of Trustees of concurred. the Girard College for Orphans, held June 18, 1833, it The Select Council likewise concurred in a resolu

tion relative to the statue of Stephen Girard, with an Resolved, that the City Councils be requested to amendment charging the same to Appropriation numplace at the disposal of this Board, the sum of Twenty- ber 21. five Hundred Dollars, for defraying the expenses at- A report was received from the committee in Comtending the collection of information and prosecution mon Councils, to whom was referred the petition of F. of inquiries, in order to the preparation by the Board Graff, Esq. with a resolution allowing him $4,000 comof a system of government and instruction for the Gi pensation for extra services as superintendent of the rard College for Orphans, and also for defraying the Water Works,—which were concurred in by the Select general expenses of the Board.

From the minutes.

The Select Council then proceeded in joint session
In the absence of the Secretary,

with the Common Council, to the election of Superin. N. BIDDLE, President. tendent of the Girard College, which resulted in the Mr. Groves offered the following resolution relative choice of Jacob Souder, Esq. for that office. to certain lamps, which was read and laid upon the the sum of $2500 to the Trustees of Girard College,

Mr. Lippincott presented an ordinance appropriating table.

Resolved, That no argand or other lamp erected in which was passed. certain parts of the city which consume more oil or re

AN ORDINANCE quire greater attention than the lamps now commonly For the Appropriation of the sum of twenty five hunused shall hereafter be lighted, unless a sufficient num- dred dollars to the use of the Trustees of the Girard ber of persons shall agree to pay all extra expenses College. which may be incurred in lighting and keeping in order Be it ordained and enacted by the citizens of Philathe said lamps,-and if the provisions of this resolution delphia, in Select and Common Council assembled, are not complied with in thirty days from the passage That the sum of twenty-five hundred dollars be, and


the same is hereby appropriated to the use of the Trus- Longevity.-One of the most interesting objects tees of the Girard College, and that the Mayor of the which attracted our attention, at the Fourth of July ceCity be requested to draw his order for the same, to be lebration on Thursday last, was the appearance of an old charged to the fund bequeathed for the College by Ste- veteran leaning on his staff, and recounting to circles of phen Girard,

interested hearers, tales of olden time. His name is One or two additional resolutions on other subjects five years of age. He resides in Cocalico township in

MICHAEL STEFFY, and is upwards of one hundred and were then concurred in, and the Council adjourned.

this county, and although bearing about him many of COMMON COUNCIL, Thursday, June 20, 1833.

the marks of his extreme age, he is as active as many A communication was received from the Board of whom we have seen whose heads were whitened by the Trustees of the Girard College, containing the proceed. snows of eighty winters. As evidence of this, we need ings of the Board, with a resolution to appropriate only state, that he walked from Adamstown to Lancas. $2,500 to be at the disposal of the Board, which was ter, a distance of between 20 and 30 miles, in part of laid before Councils. This led to some debate, in which two days. He was in the battle of Trenton, and there Mr. Gowan objected to the Board having the control received several severe sabre wounds. At the battle of of the funds, without a specific object, as not officially Germantown, his captain was killed by his side. He correct, although he had the highest confidence in their has worked since the revolution, as a common laborer, integrity; and contended that the appropriations should but says he has never drunk one quart of spirituous libe specificially made by Councils. On motion, the re- quors. Standing as such men do, monuments of a past solution was laid on the table.

age, they should receive the respect and attention to A letter from Jacob Alter was received, proposing a which their situation so peculiarly entitles them.-Masale or division of the undivided tracts of land, in Schuyl. rietta Advocate. kill county, which he had held in conjunction with the late Stephen Girard, which was referred to the commit.

DELAWARE AVENUE. tee of the Girard lands out of the county of Philadelphia.

At a meeting of proprietors of wharves, &c. on the To the President and Members of the Select and Com-on Monday the 8th instant, in relation to an avenue in

River Delaware, held at the Merchant's Coffee House, mon Councils.

contemplation to be opened, the following gentlemen, Gentlemen,-I own an undivided one-fourth part of were named as Committees in each square. 13 tracts of land, situate on the head waters of the Ma. They will please to meet as early as convenient and honoy, in Rush Township, Schuylkill county, contain. report their proceedings at the Merchants’ Coffee House ing together, by recent survey, upwards of five thou- on Friday next, at 11 o'clock, when the proprietors will sand five hundred and twenty acres. The other three again meet to receive said report. fourths were purchased by the late Stephen Girard From Vine to Race street - John Britton, Thomas sometime before his death, and which, by his last will, Wright, James McClure. he devised to the Mayor, Aldermen and citizens of Phi- From Race to Arch street-Jacob Ridgway, Jacob ladelphia, as his residuary legatees. Therefore the said R. Smith, Charles Harper. 13 tracts belong to the city of Philadelphia and myself, From Arch to Market street-Nathan Bunker, Thoin the proportion above mentioned, as tenants in com- mas Reeves, Jr. William Platt. mon, and as the improvements of that region of country From Market to Chesnut street-John B. Newman, are steadily progressing and particularly in the neigh. Samuel Grant, Benjamin Jones. borhood of those lands, make me desirous to have my From Chesnut to Walnut street-Thomas P. Cope, portion more clearly defined; or I would have no objec- Joseph R. Evans, Samuel L. Shober. tion to dispose of my individual interest in the same, at From Walnut to Spruce street-Richard Willing, a fair valuation, in which ever way you may consider to Thomas Fassitt, Robert Martin. accord best with the intentions of the Testator, or most From Spruce to Pine street-Paul Beck, Jr, George beneficial to the city. Very respectfully your fellow Blight, Joseph Johnson. citizen,

From Pine to South street-R, W. Sykes, Lewis

JACOB ALTER. Clapier, Allen Cuthbert. June 20th, 1833.

JACOB RIDGWAY, Chairman, Mr. Gilder offered a resolution, authorising the City GEORGE BLIGHT, Secretary. Commissioners to occupy the north side of the Draw. bridge Whart, for the purpose of landing paving stone, for the use of the city, which was adopted.

THE REGISTER. Common Council concurred in the amendments of the Select Council to the resolutions passed at last meet.

PHILADELPHIA, JULY 20, 1833. ing relative to the statue of Stephen Girard.

The resolution reported by the Committee on the memorial of Frederic Graff, (published among the pro

Three new omnibuses have commenced running. The ceedings of the last Councils,) was considered and Stephen Girard and Independence leave the Coffee adopted. The report of the Committee, charged with superin- that in connection with those previously established, a

House and Schuylkıll alternately every half hour, so tending the printing of the ordinances of the Corporation, was read, the report accepted, and the Committee passage either way may be obtained every quarter of an discharged.

hour. The new line proceeds through Walnut and The Councils, in joint meeting, now went into an Spruce streets. A stage also leaves the Navy Yard, for election of Superintendent of the Girard College buildings; and the applications from the

following candidates Kensington every hour, and vice versa. It passes through were read:- Adam Traquair, Joseplı Straban, John M. Second street. Ogden, Joseph Ogden, Joseph Morris, Wm. Garrigues, Jacob Souder, George Senneft, John Hicks, Tiberius Jefferson Bryant, and Mr. Corfield. The tellers having DES, No. 9 Library Street, Philadelphia; where, and at the PUB

Printed every SATURDAY MORNING by WILLIAM F.GEDreported that 28 votes were received, of which 16 LICATION OFFICE, NO. 17 FRANKLIN PLACE, subscriptions were given for Jacob Souder; he was declared to be will be thankfully received. Price FIVE DOLLARS per annum. duly elected.

payable annually by subseribers residing in or near the city, or And the Councils adjourne...

where there is an agent. Other subscribers páy in advance.

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