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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Keowee courier. — 12 April 1851

^VHUHik ^ Hk ^BHP^HB ^^^^^^^B^Bw^BfraPirellJBPllly1 '^rw , t - ^ '7j4, *tr V*1* - : - ^ - ^ 4?v? ' MWfcV ^ ' * < "t07 '* ' I '" ? III! L?J 1U1I-I 1?J i .... 1! _ - !. ' *< .i "^' I ! ' ? ? - ~~t-.. , "Tmm-Igfrw "?TO T1IIVH OWN 8KLF DK TUUK, AND IT MU8T FOLLOW, A3 TUH NIOIIT THR DAT, TIIOO OAM'ST MOT TIMV DB FALSH TO AST MAM." VOL. 3. PICKENS COURT HOUSE, S. C., SATURDAY, APRIL 12, 1851. HQ It ' fweagaggjii. n wi _ j.JM .-?I L- - - ' T , THE KkOWU) CODRIRll, PRINTS!) AMD 1'UBl.lBltKD tVKKKLT ?T trimmieu & lewis. \ W. K. Easley, Editor. TJBR1JIS. . On? Dollar and Fifty Cents for one year's sub caption whon paid within throe months, Two dollars if payment is delayed to the close of the subscription yoar. AU subscription? hot clearly limited, will bo poruidcred aa made for an indefinite time, and continued till a discontinuance is ordered and all arrearages pai.l. A'i'jertiatmcnU inserted at 7ft coots por square or the first insertion, and 87 1-2 cts. for each continued ln*t?r...

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 April 1851

>1 .11 J 11 'I =Ohio and tfoeCompromise. I The joint resolution which passed , | the Ohio House of Representatives' sotne days since, instructing the Sen-' ators in Congress to endeavor to pro-, dure a repeal, modification, or amend rnent of the fugitive slave law, appear not to have been acted upon by the Senate; but in lieu thereof, j u uvw sui oi resolutions were concocted in that body which were worse than too first. The first, of i them as amended passed ihe Senate by a vote of 19 io 10, and ihe House >y a vote of 52 to 10. The second passed the Senate by 21 to 8, and the House by 41 to 21. So Ohio by its Legislature, has decided by a atfong. vote thai the fugitive slave ' law-ought to be repealed immediate-1 to" ft remains to be seen whether | |U ? II I %<iia ai/iivu ui inu lic^ismiuru win di; sustained oy the people. Itistru;,1 the resolutions,-nre only declaratory j . oi4 Advisory^'Init they' involve princi- j pIrt Vhich , if Carried inld practice, will dissolve the...

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 April 1851

Owrrespoodoace qf the Ch&rtaatoo Courier. Washington, April 2,1851. General Scott left this city last evfcnthg for Wheeling, accompanied hy ?r. Lav/son and others. They j Will go (down the Ohio, and will, after examination, select a site on the WnfilArn uratoru fr?r o miltni. ' . , , , - -vr> u^VIIItl Ui MIU Military Asylums. Tliey have already selected one site in this district ?end with the President's approbation, a farm of one hundred acres on the heights north of this city has been purchased for the purpose?a place Which combines health, convenience and beauty of situation. . The President ha? created quite a flutter in New York by the removal of some prominent freesoilers from office, and it is believed that he will I M- - 41 * - MMHl pv u" ana remove an tne others?being now well convinced that he ican expect nothing frorr> them but hostility. This policy. if adhered to. will .Undoubtedly, as we can now easily Tfce'e* ^divide the Whig party in the Northern and Easter...

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 April 1851

Turning (he Tables on a Practical Joker. The Minnesota Pioneer relates the 1 following good anecdote: ' Every body knows M-*-, clerk of J the Dr. Franklin Eo. 3; and one of j the severest practical jokers that ever j ran upon the river or that ever ran , saws upon a greenhorn. I lie past j season, as one of his instruments of , waggery? he took along a couplG of ( reeas, (Indian flutes,) one of which , Was charged with flour, so that when the flute was blown, a perfect * cloud of flour was discharged into | the face and eyes of the person blow ing it. Whenever M? found any ( passenger, priest or layman, it was | all the same to him, who manifested an interest in these Indian curiosities, he would pioduce the two flutes, and retaining the one thai was not load. 1 ed with flour, would hand over the ( other to the verdant enquirer; and | would then commencc playing that , plaintive, monotonous Dacota tune, , with a variation o( two notes, which , is so familiar to the ears of every re-...

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. — 19 April 1851

MuLi-liii?ii.Mii ii1'.'1 l.i-l-'illlj?iluil.gg" a. i ' i 1,1 __j_j j i i . m ii 1??n. iii in ii i |wi?? m i m ( . TO TIIIKB OWN 8BLF DK TRUE, AND IT MUST FOLLOW, A8 TIIK NIGHT TUB DAT, THOU OAN*8T ROT TnK? BK FAL8B TO ANT MAN." ' ij'u . ' HI 1 ???: " vol,. 2. PICKENS COURT HOUSE, S. C.; SATURDAY, APRIL 19, 1851. WO 48 THE KfiOWIHG oodkigr, rBIMTKD AMD l'UBI.ISIIKD WtKtI.Y UT TRIMMIEH <fc LEWIS. W. K. Easlex, Editor. TER1H S. On a Dollar and Fifty Gouts for one ycar'u bu'o scription when paid within throe mouths, Two dollars if payment is delayed to tho close of tho subscription year. All subscriptions Hot cloarly limited, >rill be I eon-mlorod as made for an indefinite time, and | continued till a dhcontinuanoe is ordered and all Arrearages pai.l. Inserted at 75 cents per square J or the first insertion, and 87 1-2 ots. for each ontinued insertion. Liberal deductions made t? those Advertising by the year. r#* All Communications should bo addressed *o thfc Publishers post paid....

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. — 19 April 1851

Ncir VovkTrttde and Se?P9nio?. The Few York Dry Goods Reporter, the organ of that body of tradesmen, has recently put forth two editorial articles, which show j 4KA no ?*?* ? ? 4'?4 * * 1 iu |iu?nv/ ^jivuutm in tiicii cny ny tho determined attitude of South i Carolina. VVe%?vo the last of these the precedence in republication, in conse-1 uieiice of a very curious suggestion which it contains. The admissions made by this print, the perspicacity of whicn is sharpened by self-interest, I shows the flippant folly of the taunts, and threats so freely indulged in, re jative to tne meditated 'Act on the part of the sovereign State at' South Carolitia:?Southern Press. A Crisis at Hand.?Our remarks in the Reporter of Saturday last, on the danger likely to grow out of our relations with South Carolina, in the attitude she has assumed, have been so much approved by our readers, | that we think we mav vpntnrp ?r?; suggest as a fitting conclusion to j thorn, one method l>y which the in* iegri...

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. — 19 April 1851

ULIIP ii?i wJUfc jiwwpMiw.il? ?M i 1 11. f hi r^rrr The poisoning cases now constantly occurring in England seem on the \ [ increase* Thousands of children j have perished within the last few . years. Some counties in England arc known by tho infamous designa- I tion of'poisoning counties.' J A PETITION, ? To be prcserrted to the Legislature of our State at its next sitting, and . to which the signatures of the citizens of Pickens District are respectfully Solicited To the Honorable the Senate and House of Representative*: The humble Petition of the undersigned, citi/ens of Pickens District, Shovveth to vour Honorable bod v. thai Pic.keps District (extending East Rhd West, Ol fiOlli illG Snltiffft lot lie? Tugalop river, sixty miles, and North arttf South, or from North Carolina to the Anderson line thirty-fiv\? miles) embraces within its limits an area ol Territpr'v much more extensive than that which is usually contained ivithiii the limits especially of a J udicial District: Your...

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. — 19 April 1851

IVew York Politic* and Otouaerration. To our par excellence Union men; to those in favor of Union "at all hazards and to the last extremity," the contemplation of the public sentiment of JNew York must l>e highly edifying. By way of giving them all the "aid and comfort" at our disposal, we publish the following article which appeared in the N. \ ork Day Book, March 31st. As the abolition cloud rises and spreads and darkens imperative upon them to cry louder and still louder "Union." "Union" tho "glorious Union!''''?[Savannah Georgian, 5th inst. "It is useless to deny that the ma-f .K- * -< jymjf ui iliU JH3UJJIC OX II1C iSlRlC O? New York?leaving out this city? ure deadly opposetl to slavery* and havte fully made up their minds that it is their religious duty to do all in their power to destroy it in the United States To use the words of an old merchant. The State is rotten with abolitionism I Take out the cities of New York and Brooklyn, and We r.nn sonrrolv tinmn n ... _ _ w...

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. — 26 April 1851

Cmm^? " "Nw?^-^tI Cl^_g_^^^! ,?.. Jfijgj ^EE^HfSk ^BISBBSbbSRbl ;*. >?^-'^.7 ^8?^P ???????? " * wrrr^-'l \ j II II II _! 1 1 I UU. I.1 . ?I LJ II?J X.H.i.Mi-'Mia LJ 1L.U'!, ! .ill.'li.lLJiiLBL-iMBBa?fc "?-TO THINK OWN BKLT BE TRUE, AND IT MUST FOLLOW, AS Til* NIOHT TUB ?AT, THOU OAN'sT NOT TUBN BB FALHR TO ANT MAN." VOL. 2. PICKENS COURT HOUSE, S. C., SATURDAY, APRIL 26, 1851. NO 49 THE tt?OWEE COURIER, M1XT1D AMD rUBLlBUXD WKKKLY IT TRIMMIBR * LEWIS. W. K. Easley, Editor. TERMS. 0n? Dollar and Fifty Oentn for one year's bu1? neription when paid within three months, Two <d*llars if payment is delayed to the close of the subscription year. All subscriptions not clearly limited, will bo ?oi}sldered as made for an indefinite time, and continued till a di ^continuance is ordered aud all arrearages pai.l. Aftv4rti*e>n?nti inserted at 7b cents per square or the first insertion, and 37 1-2 cts. for each continued insertion. Liberal deductions made t? those advertising by the year....

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. — 26 April 1851

The Remains or JoIiir Paul Tones. Wo lately announced that the U. S. frigate St. Lawrence, which convey-1 ed to London the articles of Ameri-! can industry, destined for the univer- I sal Exhibition, had also a commission to take back to the United States the remains of Commodore Paul Jones,; now buried in Paris. On that occasion, is reported an ( anecdote about this celebrated man, , who was the Duguay Trouin of war j It was in 1779, during the war of ' . uu|.-ullUVHt/V klllllll\0 IU llli; SKIIlllI , temerity of his manoeuvre, and to the superior sailing of his frigate?Paul Jones had happily reached the port of BreSt. lie nad escaped the Lng- J lish cruisers who surveyed Tlroise. ( and desired to be revenged on an intrepid sailor for the immense losses that he had inflicted upon their navy and their commcrc. Paul Jones was received in our i first military port, with the divine ' tion du'q tonis rank, and above all, to 1 his high reputation, justified by cele- i bratcd actions. When...

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. — 26 April 1851

-??? ' -??? ?>? ..\iw ? irrTW- 3*?w:~jZ-t The Southern Patriot and President Fillmore.?The proof of the truly Southern and patriotic character of the Southern Patriot multiplies upon us. President Fillmore, with the most (Condescending politeness, has sent the Editor, under his own frank, a lot,.of books, which the Edi tor has publicly acl nowledged. Wo admire the liberal feelings of President Fillmore. It shows that he can Overlook the Southern sentiments of the Patriot, aiW reward i erit where over found. When we reflect that President Fillmore has all his life been a staunch advocate of freesoilisui, Hnd opposed to the extension of the Institutions of the South, opposed to the annexation of Texas lor this very reason, and an advocate for the prohibition by Congress of the removal oi slaves from one State to another; when we remember that he voted with the Abolitionists, whilst in Congress, and was nominated for his high office to conciliate their 6upnort, and is. if nnhlif. r&...

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. — 26 April 1851

Caught in his oum Trap.?The editor of the Albany Atlas translates the following from the French:?"A girl, young and pretty, but above all r..j Li- 1 f|iiiuu nun <111 nil Ul IUIIM UIIIU CHllllOr, aiely presented herself before a certain Parisian lawyer, (we translate the inci( ent from tne French journals for the benefit of our home-made attorneys*) and thus addressed him:? 'Monsieur, I come to consult you upon a grave attair. I want to oblige a man I love to marry me in spite of himself. How shall I proceed?' The gentleman of the bar had, of course, a sufficiently elastic conscience. He reflected a moment; then, being sure that no third person overheard him, replied unhesitatingly?'Mademoiselle, according to our law, you already possess the means of forcing a man to marry you. You must remain on three occasions alone with him; then youcanswer before a judge that he is your lover.' 'And that wi/l suffice, Monsieur?' u,*Yos, Mademoiselle, with one further condition.1 Well?'?'That y...

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. — 3 May 1851

^ L & ^ . " TO THINK OWN SELF DE TRUE, AND IT MU3T FOLLOW, A3 THE NIGHT T11K DAT, THOU OAN'ST NOT TURN DE FAL8E TO ANY MAN." * f ~ " * fOL. 2. PICKENS COURT HOUSE, S. C., SATURDAY, MAY 3, 1851. < ' . NO 50 J* ' a . * b * rtliyiii LjS_L_ J.J LL..L J I" ! lit i " . THE RKOWIil'l ?1J1UKK, PIUNTKD AND I'UnUSIIKD WKKK1.Y B* TRIMMIER ?t LEWtS. W. Jt* Easi.ey, Editor. ______ 'ift TEIUIS. One Dollar and Fifty Cents for ouu year's sub ecription when paid within tlireo months, Two dollars if paymont is delayed to the close of the subscription year. All subscriptions not dearly limited, will bo Considered as made for an indefinite time, and continued till a discontinuance is ordered and all arrearages paid. Advertisement* inserted at 75 cents per square or the firSt insertion, 87 1-2 cti?. for ench continued insertion. Liberal deductions made to thoso advertising by the year. tar All Communications shoidd ho addressed I to the Publishers post pt.V.. TIIE INVITATION. If hours of sadness ...

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. — 3 May 1851

South Carolina. A short time since we sent a spe- j tial correspondent from tins office to South Carolina, and the Southern States genet ally, for tlvr purpose of canvssingpublic opinion'in <hose|parts of the confederacy uul reporting the progress oil lie great secession movement 111 that region, which was originally set in motion by tlie abolition fanatics of the North, and which, according to present appearances, is rapidly approaching a crisis. The first of our correspondent's despatch_ i ? ? * es lias already been given, and the last two will be found in our columns to-day. It communicates the important t^ct that the first movement in favor of secession, or revq^jjjnn. iu. the Southern States, will be made in the city of Charleston, by a convocation, or convention, of all the States JKi^nts Associations of South CaroIhm, which is to be held early in the month of May next, for the purpose of discussing the great question of aecessionThe important subject is beginning to "ttrac...

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. — 3 May 1851

t y i !! !mmw wnr.T11 tremor mrianrrazrr>rrrx^r DOT A chaos?* On the 30th April, by Uev. David Humphreys, Mu- Isham VV. Taylor to JVliss Narcissa C., daughter of Col. John McFall, all of Audorc/*n? OUII JL/fOlI IUl? Gazette please copy. I HAVE just received a few carrs of latest style and fashionnhln lilack and Drab Hats: also, Panama, Leghorn and Palm Hats, lor men and boys. Prices to suit purchasers. E. B. BENSON. Pendleten, April 29, 1851. 3 HOOTS and SHOES! I HAVE just received from Pliila dclphia a few cases of fine Boots and Army Shoes. .1 have also on hand a large stock of Mens1 and Boys' Shoes, Ladies walking Shoes, c? 4 ' * ? niiu obirrKKS ana ua1tgrs, Misses1 and Children?' Shoes, all at low prices. E. B. BENSON. Pendleton, April 29, 1851. 3 Pickensville, S. C-, May % "51 To all whom it liuay concern WHEllEAS, Jas. W. Gurley, my son, who is about 17 years of age, has by my consent loft me, I hereby fully discharge ihe said J. VV. Gurley from any further liability to me;...

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. — 3 May 1851

From tlio Hoog Kong (Chinese) Mail. lows iii China. Tim existence of a fragment of the 1 family of Abraham in the interior of ; China lias been certainly known for I upwards of two hundred years, and surmised much longer. The Jesuit ; Kieci, during Ins residence at Peking, in the beginning of the seventeenth century, was the means of exciting the attention of foreigners to the Jews of Kai-fung-fn, the ancient eapi- j l:d of Iff) -1 in 11 nrovinrn. In KilS ' they were visitcA by Aleni, a follower of Uicci; ami, a hundred yours later, between 1801 and 1732. fathers (ion/.ani, Domenge, and Cianbn were enabled, from personal investigation on (lie spot, to give minute dcscrip- ! tions of the people, their synagogue, i and sacred nooks, the latter of which I. few coufcf even then read, while (he j former was, with the peculiar institutions of m oses, fast falling to decay. Beyond a few feeble and ineffectual efforts, 011 the part of biblical critics, nothing was subsequently attempted lr?...

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. — 10 May 1851

;"THWK OTTN HKI.ynKTHlK, ANUlf V1UHT FOLLOW, AS T11K MlUUrTIIK UAY, THOU U\s'l)T HOT TIIKy BK y^ ^ I'H'KENSf.CpUttT HOUSE, S. C, SA^URBAV, MAY 10, 1851. NO SI _ - -**** ?& ; ?*? ' "' <?mm ? wUtfI In ij #'KEOWEE COIIHIKK, ' ?u*Y?? a** rfakhMV&kli mj* ',#t ffimftk fit*. Si.'! brtg W> V ?* "*??*s i ? !<hwv' -AV. 1C. EaSlb*, Editor. 'J At H in I Si <V?- \I'1 :;t A i m*;.'im. ?.!? . ?ii r I * 'r' ^ s'^it;' JSteSJGS!*-*' All eubacrlpttonfl not clcitrly Umiied, will bo on4t<leWd ?!? mml?furnn indefinite,tinas, niul continued till n JUcottUim.Wo kordevcd and TOiwiyw TTTCSlI 75 ccn^periqu*** r the ftrsi Insertion, And 97 1-2 cl*. for each ontinued Insertion.' 'tlbermi doiluctione n>julo t? th?3?i mlvertining by the y<M\r. V| t?T Al) Oonrnmilcntlcn*'should be addressed ~ ?? ??nMiJilL.fBLj*')! i **?'! ".ti'irfr j j Ttt I? Mi no V i, - ft i wi..* *vm * a j i ..t v ,< fff f Th? following graphic picture of don?e?fl? Imp<&' wr ."?"?? Town.enci uty of the Uni...

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. — 10 May 1851

?tw111 I I IV-M UJ-lWIi AmU Rent Outrage*. | We have to chronicle another of those dastardly outrages which have rendered this portion of the state a reproach throughout the land. It is generally known that the collection of rents in this coun>y has bten impracticaole foe many years \u 1 consequence of thedifficulty of serv- ( mg icgai papers, me omcers whose fiworn duly it?. to execute all Process are. elected by anti rent votes. It h*?* been necessary, therefore, for the fondle *"(i to employ other persons to nwlte.Vae necessary service. Those wl^ali^ye been thus employed, have Kiiori rfittodit A/I I?? * , Miciiumidi AI1U O110 wa^shot, n y^r and a half ago. Xhe aUoryei'.3 o| Mr. Van flens?e tj)$c Jiaa secured the services during J wo or three upon hs past of a ve[ry .tygtfhy and resolute man in lletiSSiefoervjtM?, vyho had served procc^s.iu several ca>es. The anu re??ters-dv?terininec'. to make an example of him- He bad bt-en appointed by the'JUwogatfc a commissioner with iw...

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. — 10 May 1851

. .. . h I .11 ^pr#^RjKf%r' Wux be delivered &yR*w- VVm. Mc\VnoRTiJflu4?efhr* Jwwt' on Mo.,lay eveiv.l^ 19 It mst. Member* ure requested JoJjftpcffvipill at anvarly hour. CI. A. TAYLOU, R. S. ymny iu, isdfp <*? < Tf? propos?tt) U?l to the lowe^ihiti* e'er on Thursday nexi, hi iu oVIocfcy KbUlnients to the Picl??rv^?fr0ftVV,r'T" ?lh MAjj,.1 jr I \o?c;. ? A fa*, persona having- demand# aJ.JL pru nst the Folate of Mrs. Esther Steeld Willi hand iheril Jh!o nie uu yf aurstviS. wift make immo li^to payment. . \V. S. CUISHAM. iu U-. HI V 'U: ,J?xecufCliJ>ir> M^lSrdolfftWtl a; .WK-IU ,-u\ ""SSS"7' A^BMBKH of our Division will deliver a Lerlurf* to tho Division on ttonfin# n-ght ni-xt. Pun- tual irfmMt' tmrfavsnvreovfes ted; Brethren of iHt? Order- lU#jpectfully invited ;1o he w 'h uK. J mmSiv+A. TAVIiOW. lid 6.1/' Pickens OolM.. May fiK 1851. feff: .'Trawl"''1 "V. I*s?gj ig jjpjjppi r^^yrw^ty' **>tho*w) IIAVE just received n large 'ot-of . hour and 8 day Brass C 'locks, W...

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. — 10 May 1851

Wa?lii???m's Birth Flat*. The National Intelligencer copies the following interesting correspondence addressed to the editor of the Alexandria Ga'/.ette by the venerable George W. P. Custis. OKaptvidtf in vm?r vnlnnKlo imir nal, oxalate date, the notice of a stone placed over the ruins of the luaifw in which the beloved Washington first saw the light, permit me to offer you a brief account of that interesting event, as it occurred six and thirty yoars agoIn June, 1816,1 sailed in my own vessel, the ljUfiy of the Lake,' a fine topsail schooner oi ninety tons, accompanied by two gentlemen, Mr. Lewis and Mr. Grymes, bound to Pope's Creek, in the county of West | i i ? ...M. i_u _rl iiiuiumiiU) umi JIII^ wmi un u ?iuu ui freestone having the following inscription : HERE, The 11th of February, 1732, (old s.) WASHINGTON WAS BOHN. Our pilot approached the Westmoreland shore cautiously, as our vessel drew nearly eight feet waUr, and the pilot was but indifferently acquainted with so unfrequ...

Publication Title: Keowee Courier
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
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