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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 7 April 1866

. \ RECEIPTS. Tho following persons have paid on their sub scription ty tho COUIUBK, as follows : , Col. J. ii. Boyd, - . . $1 25 Albert McCrary, ... 1 25 Monos Hendricks, . . 1 25 Wm. C. Field, - - - 1 25 II. W. von Ilollon, - . 2 50 ] lard y G i ls trap, - 2 00 '/. Smith, - . - ' 1 00 C. Jones, - ... 1 25 EST AT li SALE." WILE BE SOLD, nt my residence, on tho 20:h April, 1800, tho fl* Bl Bi SO ft A BL ISS "TATfc? of Robert Spencer, doccused, namely : . Ono 2 Horso Wagon and Harness. 1 Rifle Gun, 2 Cows and Calves, I Cross-cut- Sow, few Carpen ters Tool?, 1 Bureau, Household and Kitchen Fur niture, ?nd other art ides. TRLIHS-On a credit of nine months, with note* interest and approved secur?y. W. D. BEATON, Ad'mr. April 5, 1800 y 2'J 2 At the same time and place, will bo sold 70 or 80 bushels Cotu._ W. D. D. Notice. 1)EftSONS indebted to the Estate of Robert Spencer, deceased, must mako payment : and those having demands against said Estate will pre sent them, legally attested, wi?...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 7 April 1866

w j i iintt .? i i?iin i j 'IL VARIETY. j Eespeot to Old Age. A young gentleman fresh from colloge, who liad moro knowledgo of books than of men, was wending his way to tho Kev. Dr. C-, : of Connecticut. '1 lie doctor was extensively | fcuown and respected for his energy of charao- j ter, his learning and moral worth, But like the great apostle, ho-did not disdain to " labor with his own hands." .With a letter of introduction to tho aged divine, whom he had known only by reputa- j tion, our genteel young friend was seeking thc j privilege of an acquaintance with him. " Old daddy," said he to an aged laborer in the field by tho way-side, whose ilapped hat and coarse looking overcoat (it was a lowering day) und dark complexion and features, con trasted strongly with his own broadcloth, kid gloves, and fair person-" Old daddy, tell me whore the Rev. Dr. C-lives." " In tho house you seo yonder," the old man modestly replied. Without condescending to thank him for the informatiou, the yo...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 14 April 1866

mm ? _&_i-. To thine own %tlf be true, and it must foliote, as the night the d<ty, thou can'st not then be /alte to any man." BY lt A. THOMPSON & CO.] , - PICKENS C. H., S. C., SATURDAY, APRIL 14, 1866. .^iltl'-ll.':-rr?-. [VOL. I-NO. 30. THE VETO. To the Senate of the United Stales: I regret that thc Bill, which has .passed both Houses of Congress,, entitled " An Act te protect all persons in thc 'United States in their civil rights, and furnish tho means, of their vindication," contains provisions which I cannot, approve, consistently" with my sense of duty to the winde people, and my obliga tions to the Constitution of the United States. I ain, tlioro&re, constrained to return it to the ?Senate (the House in which it originated) with my objections to its becoming a law. By the first section ol' tho Bill, all persons born in the United States, and not subject to ?ny foreign power, excluding Indians not taxed, are declared to be citizens of tho Uni ted States. This p...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 14 April 1866

mm fe jejaB_:_ ROBT. A. THOMPSON, Editor._ R. A. Thompson, W.H. Holcombe, R. Young, i * PROPRIETORS. . TERMS.-One Dollar ami Twenty-five Cents OP six mouths, ia advance. Provision also taken in payment, at the market ralos. . ? JH?y** Advortisomonts inserted at $1 per square for the first insertion, and 60 cents for oaeh subse quent insertion, cash or provision. . Jg?ty- Obituary Notices exceeding five lines, Trib utes of Respeot, Communications of a personal charaotor, and Announcements of Candidates, will be charged for i s advertisements. ??Sf* Job Printing exoeuted with neatness aud despatch, for cash or provision. Neocssity compels us to adhere strictly to tho.requiremont of cash payment. PICKENS C. H., S. C. : Saturday Morning, April H, 1806. Col. THOMAS P. SLIDER is our au thorized Agent in Charleston. In New York, on tho 7th, cotton was quoted ot 38 to 39. , Gold, 27?. Correction. Our readers will bc glad to learn that Mr. T. B. POWER olid not have Small pox. Ile suffered wi...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 14 April 1866

J HAVE JUST RECEIVED, F HOM NEW YORK, ANEW STOCK OF MATERIALS, and am propared to repair WATCH KS, JEWEL KV., &c., in a neat and workmanlike manucr, on au reasonable terina UH the times will allovr. ?i$y~ All work on Watches warranted tvrehe mouths, when thc proper care is takeu. :-A?.SO-: I havo rc-opeued my PICTURE GALLERY, and am prepared tb take AM BROT YPES, &o., iu the iiKHT si'YLK oi THK ART, on reasonable terms. ?te?T- Small childrcit, double price when more 4 than one sitting is ueeessury. The utmost effort made to give satisfaction. Give mc a call ! IL A. II. GIBSON. Piokon.s.C. H, April 12,1800_30-tf NOTICE. ' rll?l? Commissionersof Free Schools are no I tificd that tho regular meeting of the Board will bo held on tho 4th Monday in. this month. A punctual attendance of members,ia requested, as business of importance will be transuded. W. E. HOLCOMBE, Sec'y & Treas'r. ti)3f The following persons are said to consti tute- thc Board : Isaac Wickliffe. Rf.v. T. B. ...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 14 April 1866

THE VETO. [CONCbUDEI) VtlOM 1ST VAGfc.J thou become tho duty of. thc General Govern ment to exorcise any and. all incidental powers . necessary and proper to maintain inviolate this great law of freedom. The fourth section of tho Bill provides that officers and ?gouts'of the Freedmen's Bureau shall bo empowered to make arrests ; and also, that other officers may bo spscially commissioned for that pur ?osc by the President of the United States. > t also authorizes Circuit Courts of thc Uni ^ ted States und the Superior Courts of thc Ter ritories to appoint, without limitation, Com missioners, who are to be charged with thc performance of quasi judicial duties. The tifth section empowers thc Commissioners so' to bo selected by tho Court to appoint in wri , tiug one or more suitable persons from time to time,'to execute warrants and other process es .desirable by thc Bill. These numerous official agents arc made to constitute a sort of polic? in addition to the military, and arc au ...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 28 April 1866

I.-i?MM.JiJ^l_?a - ^ *. 7o thine own self be true, and it 7iiuvt follow, a? the ni?/ht tfte day, thou can'st not then be false to any mar?." HY lt. A. THOMPSON k CO.] PIOKENS C. H., S. C., SATURDAY, A PH IL 28, 1806. - [VOL. I-NO. 32. ._ _' ? _ _ JML IS O E LLA 1M"Y? : XH? CIVIL RIGH?S~B??L^ ' AS PASSED'BY BOTH II Ol? S KS OF CONQKES? Thc following is the Civil High ts Dill II passod by both Houses of Congress over th President's veto. It now becomes a law : SK.C. 1. That all persons born in thc Unitei States and not subject to any foreign Power excluding Indians not taxed, arc hereby de dared to be citizens of the United States, an< such citizens of every race and color, withou regard to any previous condition of slavery o involuntary servitude, except as punishtnen for crime, whereof the party shall have beet duly convicted, shall have thc same .right ir every State and Territory to make and enforce contracts, to sue and be sued, to give evidence to inherit, purchase, lease, se...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 28 April 1866

* ROB'T. A, THOMPSON, Editor. R. A. Thompson, W. H. Holcombe, R. Young, PROPRIETORS. TK lt MS.-Ono Dollar and Tweuiy-five Cents or six months, in advance. Provision also taken j i rt payment, at tho market rates. | Advertisements inserted at St per square i for th? first insertion, and 60 cents for ouch subse quent insertion, cash or provision. * jgg?? Obituary Notices exceeding five lines, Trib utes of Respect, Communications of a personal character, and Announcements of Candidates, will be charged for as advertisements.' ft?*.Job Printing executed with neatness und | despatch, for cash or provision. ?Sjr^ Necessity compels us to adhere strictly to the roquirenient o'" .ash payment. BICKENS c. jr., S. Ci Saturday Morning, April 28, 1806. jfc?T In New York, on thc 20th, Gold was 20 h Cotton, 37 cents, in currency. /ST Thc " Greenville Mountaineer " s;<ys that CHAMPION and TURNER, convicted of horse stealing, have effected their escape from jail. Thc ."South Carolinian," F. G. DE ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 28 April 1866

SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS ! AT HARDIN, SMITH & CO'S., WALHALLA, 8. ' C., f r*II IO Subscriber* aro receiving from th? largest X and choupc'?t markets iu th? United Slates, a large and well selected STOCK OF DRY GOODS, Consisting, in part, of Calicoos. Fancy Good?, for Ladies' jvotir, '?fcc., ?fcc. GOODS for Gentlemen's w.ur. HATS a,xia CAPS, .Of all sorts, 8?Z0S and t|ualifios. . A woll selected Stock of nil kinds. READY MADE CLOTHING. -..GROCERIES: Sugar, Cu flue. Salt, Soda, Popper, Spice, In digo, Copperas, <fcc, ?Vc. * trS?"" Wo have a full variety of nil kinds of GOODS., which liavo been selected with reference to tho special needs of this section, and will be sold astonishingly low for cash. II A lt DIN, SMITH & CO. Walhalla, April 21, 18fi<> ,12-if _j__ _ DISSOLUTION. rpm; COPARTNERSHIP, heretofore exist-. _I_ ' i ni and known us Llagood. Mc.Crtroy" Cu.. is this day dissolved hy mutual cousent. v J. B; II AO00D, .IAMBS McCA ll KY, W. II. It?llCOMlli:, Pickons C...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 28 April 1866

Horriblp Barbarities. Tho last Chiuo mail is full of accounts of ?rueltios practised on crimuals at Arno,)', ?orno of which aro almost too revolting for bc ,'.'.'? lief. A lottor thus spcuks of ono of the most reoeut of these outrages, which was probably BO inqro brutal tnan other? concurring : * * * The Hai-IIong wrote down their ?amos and ordered thom to ho flogged-tho rebel 300, and thc culprit 200 blows with the bamboo. Tho rebel having received his 300 blows, and borne them without a murmur, was taken to a cross made for thc purpose, and being securely lashed to it, in au upright po*tturc,with hia'arms extended, thc execution er commenced his horrible butchery by first cutting oiF the flesh above thc eyes, next tho ears and then thc breasts ; then he cut thc muscles of ouch arm, laying the silvery white bone bare, the flesh'not being cut oif, but left hanging ! tho blood spirting out, actualy be spattered the executioner at each pulsation of the"heart! Then tho.muscles of the t...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 5 May 1866

BY ?TO THINE OWN SELF BK TUUE, AND IT MUST FOLLOW, AS THE IIOB'T. A. THOMPSON & CO. iummMmnmt?i?fm*?m)?mm i m j '-_ ^ M I I - - rn Milli II I I I I i i n II irn?ri?. m.mi mniii PICKENS COURT HOUSE, S. C. SATURDAY, JULY 27, 1801. NIGHT THE DAY, THOU NO. 5& op o E rr PL Y. [from tho.Oharleslon Daily News.] FORGET? NEVER. BY MUS. 0. A. HALL. IS AKBWHIITO Tili: SRNTIMKNT WHICH ll AB HEKN EX? J'ltKSSEH OP LATE UV MANV, "WK SUOl'LD rOllOKT . TliK PAST." I. Cnn the mother forget the child of her love, ,tVIto was into her tenderest henri strings wove, Who lisped his first prayer her knee beside, And grew to manhood lier joy and pride? Can sho look over his early grave, And forgetting thc canse he died to save. Think of tho past, as it ne'er had been ? Those years in her thought are too fresh. 1 ween : Forget ? Xever. ll. Can the father forget his first-born son, Who, eve bia boyhood was fairly run, Shouldered bis musket ?nd left his side, And for love of his country fought and died?...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 5 May 1866

rag ggjas ROBT. A. THOMPSON, Editor. B. A. Thompson, W.H. Holcombe, R. Young, PROPRIETORS. TER MS.-One Dollar and Twenty-five Cent? .r six months, in advance Provision also taken in payment, at the market rates; ?i^T Advertisements iusertcd at $1 per square for the first insertion, and 50 conts for each subse quent insertion, cash or provision. jgrg^"- Obituary Notices exceeding five lines, Trib utes of Respect, Communications of a personal .character, and Announcements of Candidates,,will be charged for as advertisements. t?gr Job Printing executed with neatness and despatch, for cash or provision. Jlggr Necessity compels us to adhere strictly to the requirement of cash payment. PICKENS C. IL, S. C. : Saturday Morning, May 5, 1860. Arrangements have been made by which the Mails will be punctually carried hereafter. JOT Cotton continues to decline in Now York. Sales at 34 cents, currency. Gold, 2GJ. fl?* The Groenville and. Columbia Railroad will be completed to Broad river in a few...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 5 May 1866

JOHNSON & G HAVE JUST RECEIVED, ( FROM KEW YORK AND OH A.I:iL,E2Srn^O 1ST, AFRESH STOCK OF DB?OS 4KO FANCY GOODS, Buch ns OPIUM, MORPHINE. ?t/m?NB. MAGNESIA, NITRATE SILVER. CASTOR OIL, EPSOM SALTS. EXTRACT LOGWOOD, FINE BRANDY, WINES, VIOLIN ROWS, "POUND PINS. NEEDLES, 'SCHOOL. BOOKS, OREEN PAINT, ? TOYS OF ALL KINDS. CREOLE BITTERS, FOR THE fey RE OF DYSPEPSIA AND DEBILITATING DISK ASKS OF FEM AL ICS. Walhalla". 8. C.. May 3, 1806_83--tf " ? NOTICE.' " ' <PRE COVERED BRIDGE, across Keowco River, 1 near Bickens C. H., was this clay examined by a Board of Muster Mechanics and pronounced as already unsafe. Wc therefore notify the travelling public that thc Commissioners will not be respon sible for any accident, that may occur iu crossing .it. The road leading to thc Kurd, just below the Bridge, will bo pul in travelling order in a short time, and arrangements made us soon as soon as possible to repair or rebuild the Bridge. J. A. BALLINGER, DANIEL HUGHES. WM. J. IlLNNICUTT, F...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 5 May 1866

!. 1 U.U.."J1 "i"1.,"" ?! .1 1 J. ._ J 11 ! !' . KAT HARRISON, TH E REPRESENTATIVE FROM HAMILTON. . " In early days old Nat Harrison was elect ed to the legislature from this section," said an old fellow, as wc wore all scated around tho little hotel at MoLanesborough, Hamilton ?ounty, Illinois. r Old Nat was a regular brick-he was oleoted. just because there was no ouc to run in opposition to Illili. Our country was rath er bad off for intelligent people in those days. A few days after old Nat had gone to Spring field, to atteud tho duties of his office, I hap pened to be there also, on some business of a private character, and thinking he would be glad to hear from the folks.at home, 1 conclu ded to call ou him at the ' Prairie/ and en quire after his health." v ** I've been well, Tom," said ho, " but I got awfully scared thc first hight 1 staid iu this darned place." " How was that Sf" 1 inquired. "Well," said Nat, "I'll tell you all about it. You see that fellow behind the count...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 12 May 1866

???JJHL."l,Jim:L1J!_>J^JL X.?J1.. J13ULUL1 JJ-I-WSWftfeBB .? A9BC -Ill_I >-' -JltlU. SfltBSBflMB : (i To thine own sci/ Oe Hme, and itmtlst follow, as the night the day, thou' c?Vdi not then be false to any man.'1 m. ii. A. THOMPSON; & co.] PICKEN^C. C., SAT CU DAY, MAY 12, 180'6. [VOL. I-NO; 84. Report of the Reconstruction Committee. Tho Joint Committee on Reconstruction, after a session of some four hours on the 28th ultimo, at which all tho members of the Com mittee were present, ngrced to report the fol ( lowing propositions : A Joint Resolution proposing an Amendment . ' to the Constitution of thc United States. Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of tjie United States of Amer ica,'in Congress assembled, two-thirds of both Houses concurring, That the following article lie proposed to the Legislatures of tlit? several States as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which, when ratified by three-fourths of said Legislatures, shall...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 12 May 1866

rai ifiiggg EOB'T. A. THOMPSON, Editor. B. A. Thompson, W.H. Holcombe, R. Yoting, PROPRIETORS. TERMS.-One Dollar and Twenty-five Cents or six months, in advance. Provision also takon in payment, at the marked rates. fffi- Advertisements inserted at $1 per square for the first insertion, and 60 couts for oaoh subse quent insertion, cash or provision. goy* Obituary Notices exceeding Avelinos, Trib utes of Respect, Communications - ol' a personal character, and Announcements of Candidates, will be charged for as advertisements. IST Job Printing oxecated with neatness and despatch, for cash or provision. ggp? Necessity compels us to adhere strictly to the requirement of oash payment. il_!_JU-J_.-? PICKENS C. H., S. C. : Saturday Morning, May 12, 1866. jtST The Report of the Congressional Re ?onstruetion Committee will be found on thc firs? page. Jfcgr On tbe 7th instant, cotton was quoted in New York at 34 to 8$. ' Gold, 28f. The Anderson papers announce tho appearance of rust on tho wh...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 12 May 1866

ROBT. A. THOMPSON. Editor. B. A. Thompson, W.H. Holcombe,R. Young, PROPRIETORS. TERMS.-One Dollar and Twenty-fire Cents or six months, in advanoo. Provision also taken ia payment, at tho market* rates. j*j?T" Advertisements insertod at $1 per square for tho first insertion, and 60 cents for each subse quent insertion, oash or provision. g^T Obituary Notices exceeding five lines, Trib utes of Respect, Communications *of a personal character, atv' Announcements of Candidates, will be charged for as advertisements. J?"* Job Printing executed with neatness and despatch, for cash or provision. f?* Noocssity compels us to adhere strictly to the requirement of cash payment. PICKENS^ H., S. C.: Saturday Morning, May 12, 1868. jtSfThe Report of the Congressional Re construction Committee will bc found on thc firsv page. J&T On the 7th instant, cotton was quoted in New York at 34 to 33. ' Gold, 284. The Anderson papers announce thc appearance of rust on the wheat. Mrs. DAVIS has been perm...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 12 May 1866

"WA-I-IK.A.XJ?L?.A. . FEMALE ACADEMY. TIMI 13 EXERCISES of this School will commence A on tho 1st Monday in June n \xt, under t hc charge of Mr. W. 0. HINDS, late Principal of the J'endleton Female Seminary, a classical and exper ienced Teacher. KATES OF TUITION PER SESSION OF 20 WEEKS : let Clues : Spelling and Elomentury Read ing, $14.00. 2d Clans: Reading,) Writing'and Aritbmo tio, $10.00. 3d Class: Euglish Grammar, Greene's Anal ysis, Geography, History, and Smalley's Compo sitions, $18.00. 4th Claas: Latin, Greek, Algebra, Geome try, Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, Astrono my, Trigonometry1, Surveying, Moral and In tellectual Philosophy, and all other studies usu ally taught in ou?* Colleges, $22.00. . Tho morals aud manners of Scholars and Pu pils shall receive special vigilance, and every personal attention will bc bestowed upon each m order to promote her rapid advancement. A small con tin ge nt,fund will be necessary to defray the incidental export?es of thc School. The loca...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 12 May 1866

FEMALE ACADEMY. 'fpHE EXERCISES of this School will commence ,1 oil tho 1st Monday in June n?xt, under the charge of Mr. W. C. HINDS, lalo Principal of tho ?'endlcton Female Seminary, a classical and cxpe i?need Teacher. KATES OF TUITION PK lt SESSION OF 20 WEEKS : let Class: Spoiling and Elementary Read ing, $14.00. 2d Glacs : Headings Writing 'and Arithme tic, $10.00. 3d Class : EuglishGrammar, Greene's Anal ysis, Geography, History, and Smalley's Compo sitions, $18.00. 4thClas8: Latin, Grcok, Algebra, Goome try, Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, Astrono my, Trigonometry1, Surveying. Moral and In s tellectunl Philosophy, and all other studios usu ally taught in our Colleges. $22.00. Tho morals and manners of Scholars and Pu pils shall re?oive special vigilance, and every pcrnon*! attention will be bestowed upon each in order to promote her rapid advancement. A small contingent.fuud will bo necessary to defray tho incidental espouses of thc School. The location and health of the place...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 12 May 1866

? V!A.I^ IE g? IS5 _ ~ An Algen ne Wedding. Moorish ladies are usually uiurried at or before the age of thirteen ; abd I wasinformed of some curious particulars by un English lady who was present at one of thoso marriages, thc families ou both sides being of the highest Moorish binth. The young lady was Very lovely, an?l under the ugo I have mentiouod above. The couipauy of ladies (headed by her mother,) amounting in all to upward of sixty, among whom were my informant and a fow French ladies, surrounded tho bride, whose head, as usual, was wrupped iu a suck, and lcd her a few hours after dark to her fu ture homo, where they were received by the motlier and female relations of the bridegroom. Tho poor child, weeping bitterly, was then uudrcssed, carried by her attendants into s bed, where she was commanded to slccn for an hour or two while they ute their supper ! Thc European ladies were served apart with coffee, cakes, and confectionary ; while the Moorish ladies (some of them very...

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