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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Democratic Telegraph and Texas Register — 10 May 1849

ly. J 5 G ISTER. iJO'lJiCl Published Weekly. or $5 at the end of the yeais-, TJERM&- 3 in advance. J..,..,.-.;, HJII.IJ mi.ll . -. - I..I, Ml ll.l'l U I MUNI . T T" ' ' , - I. M'. .-. . BY CRUGER & MOORE. " MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMBMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMBMMMMliMMtMMMMMMaaMMMMMMMMg TELEGRAPH AND REGISTER, Published every Thursday, Main Street, Houston, by CRlJGER. &, MOORE. terms: Subscription for One Year, or Fifty-Two Num bors 83. 00 Advertising, one dollar per square for the first in- sertion, and fifty cents for each subsequent insertion Ten lines or less to constitute a square. To Merchants and others advertising by the year, a easonablo deduction from the above rates will be made. Steamboat cardsPolitical and Personal communica. tion's will be charged at the same rales as advertising Law on Newspapers. 1. Subscribers who do not givecxprcss notice to the contra- ry, are considered wishing to continue thcirsnliscription. 2. Ifsubscribsrs order the discontinuance of t...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Democratic Telegraph and Texas Register — 10 May 1849

'v.' "SttL comments of such foolish staff. The writer evidently belongs to a class of men to'ally unfitted by habits and. education to encounter fatigues or overcome difficulties of any lynd; and who think that an overland trip to California can be performed with the same ease and safety as one fronvNew York to Philadelphia, by the railroad. Star. k An Eacellent Cough Mixture. Take a dessert spoonful each of vinegar and honey, mix and add 30 drops of laudanum, and 25 drops-ipecacuanha wine. Mix, and take the whole For a dose in a little warm tea on go- ing to be'd;. Almond Cream and Brandy Creams. These, delicious articles are made as follows : Take 2 ounces sweet almonds, and put in 4 incumber of bitter almonds, beat them in a mortar to a smooth paste, adding a teaspoon- fhl of water to prevent oiling. Mix the mass with a pint of sweet cream, the juice of one lemon, and sweaten the whole to a proper consistence with white sujrar- When serv ed up, first whisk up a froth, then take i...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Democratic Telegraph and Texas Register — 10 May 1849

Coronation of the Queen of May. The ladies of Houston celebrated the ad- vent of May on the firstinstant in a man- ner alike creditable to themselves and delightful to the numerous company of visiters who attended to witness the cer- emony. A rustic throne had been erec ted on the bank of the Bayou, beneath a stately grove oaks and magnolias, and here just at sunset the Floral Queen ap- peared, accompanied by her maids of honor, and a long train of lovely girls decked with garlands of flowers and wreaths of evergreens, emblems of the joyous reign of May. Three young la- dies preceded her, and delivered appro- priate addresses, announcing the objects of the celebration. The Queen was conducted to the throne, . and receiv- ing the Floral crown, delivered a brief but beautiful address to the assem- bled virgins, whose bright eyes and joy- ous greetings indicated their high appre- ciation of her qualifications for this sta- tion. She was followed by four other young-ladies, representing...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Democratic Telegraph and Texas Register — 10 May 1849

Vr -jsc y , Xtir Wfttn- flrTpanci. The Regular U. S. Mail Lixe of Steam Packets. Palmetto, Capt. Jeremiah Smith: Galveston. CaDtain ?Tohn TL Crane : Portland. Capt- HsnryTlace. One ot these splendid Steamships, having superior accommodations, will leave Gaveston and JNew Urleans every i days a3 loiiows: From Prom N. Orleans at 9, A. M. Portland, Fnd'y, 9th Feb. Galveston, Wed. 14th " Palmetto, Tues. 20th " Portland, Sunday, 25th " Galveston, Friday 2d Mar. Palmetto, Wed. 7th " Portland, Taes. 13th ?' Galveston, Sun. 18th " Palmetto, Frid'y23d " Portland, Wed. 28th " Galvestox, at 4, P. M. Palmetto, Son. 11th Fob. Portland. Friday 16th " Galveston, Wed. 21st " Palmetto, Tues.27th " Portland. Sun. 4th Mar. Galveston, Friday 9th " Palmetto, Wed. 14th " Portland, TuesfSOth " Galveston. Sun. 25th " Palmetto, Friday 30th For Freight or Passage apply to the Agents of the One. Hice, Adams & Co., 7 r..w, Doswell, Hill & Co., Galveston--Harris & Morgan, New Orleans. Teb. 6, 1849 T...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Democratic Telegraph and Texas Register — 17 May 1849

g5'- tt&.Sfl 3 jjgf 5S P el & ISIS 2g3 jk.a& -te &! Mias israr a S5? Jfacs vj -&- ej ? w sss jjes-asreas 6ri3in?-i'5s3aisrap5s5.""-,' l 1 '..'. i uya-vCj; w?sg. issgs!3sg5s?ssssi sa sssa sS" 2'i?J2. ?& in fuSviK-i; jP ? , Sfe rrt IS 'Wft oi 81? at the o?! f lire year t. J&A42-' '&?" v1 f - " i, " Tj, - . & mm m mm mok b5hb wm g& Bui lOltLP Mi3lSill 8 IL W Us JSJi-VC -2 S&ZV tfSsSsS ?ES fcJi S3 1,3 K3 SS g- ,-5, Pu. KS SS-JS5 532 S CJ (rret fctf S3S4 ii3 Stf f kt s ess sv S3 e-2 ts ;s k rsacjcr lis 11 I sfellLFsL.,..- t esna' ? es fa r v jr - ? c? t-s " -- - H-MTT C -. - - - -- -t- ' "iWP B-Y OiliJGBR & MOORE. ; i.aMPC'5gJuyJuutiJW)iuiustiiyui'iB TELE9E&FH AND REGISTER, Published every Thurzday, Mnlu Street, Ronton by OftUBBR & 1XU0HSt T-8 A M P S SufjsorlptlQB for Oao Voari or Fjfty-Two Num bera, - $3. 00 Advertising, ope dollar per equsre for Ibe-first to- fertloni end fifty cenufor each cabsequent insertion Too lino or less t...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Democratic Telegraph and Texas Register — 17 May 1849

1SF v r- c, a, 4- pssf sb?- .Tor'-as CU . Tp5,STl?n T.VPrilmiiB.l 1 MoXTiLii.,rurday, pril 26. - Last nighU whilg?Sielalytf Assembly were in cession, engageSinudiscussmgJthe Judicature bill, a loud snout gBVevtdencethat rioVwaa fomenting outside, j Inajnoment stores were thrown iu through the windows, and-many of the' members rushed be- hind the Speaker chair. VolHes of stones continued to bofthrown lueefflantly-the: benches occupied by members of the House, and the galleries upyropriated to -specfoorsJ'wer8,soo& deserted, manyof-lhe gen- tlemen flying up stainrta the library- In a short timo the ohlyjnember visible was Mr. Stevenson, (a Tory, from Prince, .Edward, of a minority, .with Mc Nab, Sherwood, ,&c,J.w'ho had placed himself on a bench betweer? two windows, and eyed the havoc without fltnehinir. J Forsome time thestones were thrown only irom the front-of -the building, Jbut the wipdaws in the Jear.were f in a snort time attacked,-and fewleft unbroken in the whole 'ra...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Democratic Telegraph and Texas Register — 17 May 1849

- - injt!iUKjgl 'y-' 'HVMijf " --s Xi5 icp--ncy!gv"' - c M a l""SA' Cth, to request an armistice of forty-eight hours, in order to proceed to Turin to arrange a capitulation. The armistice was granted and the deputation pro- ceeded to Turin, where they arrived on the 7th inst." The triumvirate had fled from Genoa, with the excep- tion of Arezaui. The agitators, Accenedetla and Miscellin, bad em- barkejl for Leghorn. THE TELEGRAPH. EDITED BY FRANCIS MOOJtE, Jr. Houston, Thursday, May 17, 1849. Eebata.- The number of horses stolen Ly the Indians from the Military post on the Brazos was not fifty as first published, but fifteen. The steamer Fanny arrived at Galves- tbneon4hel3th inst., and brought dates from New Orleans to the 11th inst. The letters received from New York, containing full de- tails of the navs by the Cambria were more favorable in regard to our great staple, cotton, than, the Telegraphic Despatches, and caus- ed a reaction in favors of sellers. The de- cline off- penny...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Democratic Telegraph and Texas Register — 17 May 1849

m? Z ifc zT 'BOTANIC MEDICINES. TPff? jeoejyed a suppljr of freb Tfaompwnlan MedicmKi such C(Usgmpaniion, - -Kuucuii seeu, Cavenne, Poplar Bart, Black root, Raspberry Leaves, Third preparation r HotBilter,&e,&c D. GROESBEECK & CO. BpfcettBiUer, n, amber Six, goul! cap, .CrjoleratJyrup And$snte Jiy " -. jnli3M - -Cypress Shingles. 3 A tA r Cypress Shingles, for sale by U3UUU apl 13 SAMPSON $ CO. CAREY'b PLOUGHS. ONE HUNDRED "Carey" Ploughs, assorted si. zes, for Bale by npygl SAMPSON CO. - Improved Patent Churn, THE pr-blic are Invited to call at the store of Bowles and Hull and exsanne t newly improved rftviapheric Churn, being of ranch moieioUdrindduiahle construction, and of much greater po wen of agitation, than any patent Chum yet brought to Texai, Houston, April 28, 1849. , IRISH POTATOES. K A Ubls. Northern Potatoes, just landed and for tJUualeby ""07 21 SAMPSON 4- CO. HYDROSTATIC TOTES Recently received nod for sale by GROESBEECK. WILLIAMS ? COOKE. 1AVA COFFEfc; 1...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Democratic Telegraph and Texas Register — 24 May 1849

i IN EG ISTER. .T.EIliiFZ3 3 in advance. Published Weekly. or $5 at the end of the year N"AH:'iHB"ium,"ifM-aB3B jj i ,. !. Lmmii.'n.'i'iri i' ii iru ' it i rvi imi-irt - "- i j u m. . w t . imu -. .'ijT ..... .in . i . m- ifnrTT" iMwi'jnfi ii i Pi. 'imk. i .i.ar'vuin.iiir i jl. ... ..im n i, ." """ 1 55 7BBBS f BY CRUGrEH & MOORE. TELEGRAPH AND REGISTER, Published every Thursday, Main Street, Houston, by CRTJGER. & MOORE. terms: Subscription for Ono Year, cr Fifty-Two Nam 1 bers, 3. 00 Advertising, ono dollar per square for tho first in- sertion, and fifty cents for each subsequent insertion Ten lines or less to constitute a square. To Merchants and others advertising by the year, a easonable deduction from the above rates will be made. Steamboat cards,Political and Personal communica tions will be charged at the same rates as advertising Law on Newspapers. 1. Subscribers Tho do not give express notice to the con- trary, are considered wishing to continue their subscription....

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Democratic Telegraph and Texas Register — 24 May 1849

"& THE NICARAOTAvBOggB 3 ! The New Haven Jopraaas bop furnished WUh, the following extract of etter'rom Mr. Charles T; Blake, of thatraty.Bowymins way-to CaliforniaJVvia Lake Nicaragua. MUBlake left'New-Yorkron the 20tlrorVFebruary itf the brig Mary, for San Juan-, u the mouth of the outlet .Lake Nicaragua, in company with the GordoaAssociaUon and other passengers: .. rSAN Joan de Nicaragua, Oi:t . !- " March 27, 1849. J " ii-" J"r'aH 'now cll satisfied that this is thebeslrou'te'we' could have taken to get to our jour-" nev'sena. " All' well so Tar uon"b sick in the coinpa- ny. . . , "There lias been a Dr. Brown hero negotiating with tnVNicaragua Government for the exclusive naviga- tion of the San Jqan by steamers. He was agent for- Ackerinan & Co., an&Howard & Son in New York. He has obtained the right, subject to the following conditions: gift JJOff to' be pYid down to the Govern- ment, add 10 .per ceutpf the earnings of the line; the company to pay the expenses ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Democratic Telegraph and Texas Register — 24 May 1849

TELEGRAPHED TO THE ?. ORLEANS PICAYUNE. ONE WEEK LATER FROM EUROPE. Tie News by the Steamer Hifcemia. . Baltimore, "Friday, May 11, 3 pm. The Hibernia has arrived. The Hibernia is tho packet' of thVaSth April. Livccrooi. Maheet. Flour has'declined one shilling, and wheat slightly. Corn is unchanged. Cotton is Steady at the prices by the last steamer. Sales moderate. Provisions unchanged. x Political News. France is tranquil. The expedition on behalf of the Pope sailed on the 22d of April. It had arrived at Civita Vecchia. The Pope was still at Gaeta. Sardinia .rejects the terms offered by Austria. Pre- parations for war are making in Piedmont Austria isjstill unsuccessful in Hungary. The news of Solo in Sicily surrendered to Neapoli- tan wo are totally unable to conjecturo what this means. The war between Denmark and Russia still contin- ues. The German troops have entered Jutland iu considerable numbers. Liverpool Markets. Baltimore, Friday, May 11, 5 p. m. Cotton is without any ma...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Democratic Telegraph and Texas Register — 24 May 1849

$ TcT PlantrsM& Families TJ ALLofthefouowinsTLrticleswroldonlyin Houston by Wm H-Eliot, Roberts and Co., Groe?beeclc nnd Co and by no other home in Houston, ueware 01 tno couruerieu arocie. 2$ TO THE LADTES. The Genuine Balm of Colnmbiaj for Restoring the Hain "Long bur is n. glory to women," says Paul, And all feel tie truth, of the pious quotation ; Preserve it then, ladies your glory may (all, Unless yoii protect it with this preparation. II TOU WISH AitMf llUIUUJlt UCU VI Aim., aww ." - " and scurf,jJo not fail to procure tlie genuine Balm of Columbia.! q Cases OI oauuicss iwwiu wurc iiiiiii ciecii juui th.vMui.. JIanf who have lost their hair for twenty years hav e had it res t toredio the original jerfcction by the use of this Balm. Age, itafeor condition -appears to be no obstacle -whatever; it also causes the fluid, to flow vv ith which the delicate hair tube is filled by which Sjeans thousands (whoe hair was grey as the Asiatics Eagle) have had their hair .restored, to ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Democratic Telegraph and Texas Register — 31 May 1849

ESfassiv-- . gagggg&gggggggSiggagga 5sSS?53eS5 '&&& ig$& hi Ativans?. "" &HhlUhed IFttty uji ui 1 1 1 t.wr.y.p gTTfa fiff ' FT" f fl 1 FJWT'l-aTJl Jc '- "FBg-irsMP Eg, BBSI TtUIITI CHI QnnBKl . - - w S3 at lio end of ij ftt f BY OBtfGBB & MOORE, h'w'yn 7ipi",jti -nal!Q---ii. nqa.ri'wrtTurlaTiiciTTnal AMD BIMiTgR, 7 B sr P f ubsorlptifm fqr Qqo Year, qr Fjfty-Tr7P Jfun) bPJ-3, , gg, 00 Advertising, oo dollar per square fpr the first in, pertioq, ajq fifty pentsfor each Eubsequgnt insertion. Ten lines OF less (q fiqnstimfs a pquore, Tq Merchants aud ethers advertising by tho year, a pasonabjo desJqq'riPB from Jhp above rates will b3 made, Steamboat cards.PoIltical and Personal communlca ions will be charged at tho samp rates as adverting Law on Newspapers, 1, Suujcribots wlio do not give express notice to the con- trary. re considered wishiq to continue their subscription. 2- If subscribers order the discontinuance of their paper, the publisher may continue...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Democratic Telegraph and Texas Register — 31 May 1849

nia's hills the sober Gorman, far away, will be lulled to sleep -while listening to the legends of tho " ater- laud," and dream of floating over tho greon bosom1 of the Rhine the hardy dwarf of Greenland's snow will droop beneath Italia's sun, -and long to be threading his frail canoe among the icebergs round the;po!e the untamable crjild of the wilderness, in civilization's Bumptuous hall, m.ronsingon the dangers of his youth, will fancy he faintly hears the neighing of his fiery barb the welcome tinklo of the camel's bell, or the inviting music of Zulika's voice and the aged Indian (jnieiwiu imagine ao sees ms wurnore m me t.ijjiu- ofthechasei and beg his-way through the country of jthe pale laces, to weepoveV tho graves of his fathers. t. Bat the love of the Israelites for Jerusalem is stronger ' than the love of any of these for their country slrang- or even than death. The hoary-headed Jew, in the face of toil, of penury, cf torture, of tiie grave, under - takes his pilgrimage ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Democratic Telegraph and Texas Register — 31 May 1849

ifaiffg flf Jisftt guefion (br aii d&iTi&ge resulting iVow Ihe lifigtillltes of (he savage, ff the proprietors af a rail read ep siagd eoaeb are Hahta fa make oompanefttloni tn Iboas who ere Injured by U10 esreisnes? or culpable riegllganco of their ngenta the government phauld bIbd be required to make coropenrra. tian lotha citizens, wbo bars bean robbed "r maimed owing to tbo culpable negligence or incompetency of its officers, The steamer Portland was entering Ibo harbor of Galveston, just as tbs steamer Ro- lianco started from tbe wharf for Houston, on the 22nd Instant, It ibis eteamer had waited but one hour longer tbe passen- gers of tbe Portland and New Orleans dates could have arrived at Houston two days sooner. Our friend of ihe News com. plained a few weeks since that the steamers were accustomed to start from Houston just before the arrival of tbe stages from Austin, and Bexar and intimated that this was an arrangement to compell the passengers to stay two or thre...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Democratic Telegraph and Texas Register — 31 May 1849

OUR COUNTRY. BY WILLIAM JEWETT PEABODIE. fKOurcountry ! 'tis a glorious land ! '" TVith broad armsstrotcbd. from Ehoreto im -: - shore, " , ' yr ,.The proud Pacific cliafes her strand, "She hears the dart Atlantic roar ; .And.nurtured on her ample breast, -."- How many a goodly prospeot lie3 ?SiBnatures wildest-grandeur drest, '. - Enamelled with her loveliest dyes. iRichtpraiiies, deck'd with flowers of gold, - lake " sunlit oceans roll afar ; , BrbatTlakes her azure heavens behold, Reflecting clear each trembling star, And mighty rivers, mountain-born, Go sweeping onward, dark and deep, t, Through forests where the bounding fawn, Beneath the sheltering branches leap. And, cradled "mid her sheltering hills, Sweet vales in dreamlike beauty hide, Where love the air with music fills -And calm content and peace abide ; For plenty here her fullness pours -InTrich profusion o'er the land, And, sent to seize her generous store, There prowls no tyranfs hireling bantl. Great God! We thank t...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Democratic Telegraph and Texas Register — 14 June 1849

' ' ' :.?t TJEi&JfIS $3 in. advance. Pnhlislietl Weekly or $5 at the end of the year - - . --eswc. 6 BY CRUGER & MOORE. T'i-r-ryvn TELEGRAPH AND REGISTER, Published every Thursday, Main Street, Houston, by CRViiEVL & ffiOOUE. TEKMS: Subscription for One Year, or Fifty-Two Num bers, $3. 00 Advertising, one dollar per square for the first in- sertion, and fifty cents for each subsequent insertion Ten lines or less to constitute a square. To Merchants and others advertising by the year, a easonable deduction from the above rates will be made. Steamboat cards,Political and Personal communica tions will be charged at the same rates as advertising Law on Newspapers. 1. Subscribers -jvlio do not girs express notice to the con- trary, ore considered wishing to continue lhcir.snlcription. 2. If subscribers order the discontinuance of their papers, the publisher may continue to send them till all that is due be ' paid. 3. If subscribers ne!ect or refuse to take their papers from t...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Democratic Telegraph and Texas Register — 14 June 1849

A DRAMATIZED PROVERB.. BY 3TEKTA 31. .DTJNCANV '.. : - A Characters. Mrs. Joras a managing lad Y whoso am bition to be 'genteel' is never suffered to in- terfere -with her rlgidj-notions of economy. Phebe her confidential maid. "The Scene is in Mrs. Jones's chamber. jto"ilet,glass, &c, in the back ground. In front,a$small work table, work basket, rock- inchair, &c. Mrs. Jones having put the last finishing touches to the arrangement of her room, calls her maid Phebe. Enter Phebe. Mrs. Jones.' Phebe, did you ask the cook what we bave in the hcfuse cold that would do,for dinner to day 1 I have desired Mr. Jones to dine where he can and not return till night, and the children I have sent to spend the day with their Aunt Sophy. Our "wash is really so large, that we must think oHnolhingbut getting through with it. Phebe. Yes, ma'am. I. axed Jane, and sh'e says there ain't nothing in the house but the fag end of the line of weal we had day before yesterday, and that am t over nice ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Democratic Telegraph and Texas Register — 14 June 1849

m- ; the European cities, but the min'd reposes with delight in the certainty that not one im- mortal soul is thrown into jeopardy by the con- tinued temptation of its own misery and the heartless selfishness of those who pass it by without holding out so much as a finger to save it. If we have any faith in the excel- lence of mercy and benevolence, we must be- lieve that alone will secure the blessing of Providence on this country. Fanny Kcmtile Butlers Journal. For the Telegraph. On the Choice of a Pursuit. The appropriate sphere of actioi, the career in life precisely fitted to each yoath of these American Slates, is certainly a consideration meriting attention, as involving much thatis beneficial or detrimental to social happiness. The elements of a common En- glish education are within the reach of the humblest member of society and all have, more or less, mental culture, yet the direction given to incipient talents, is too often false, and generally when too late, discov- ered...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Democratic Telegraph and Texas Register — 14 June 1849

bR. BAIRD'S LECTURE ON RUSSIA. Rassiain Europe contains 2,0.25,00.0 square alles, being more thairdHe haltof t& territo- iy of all Europe. InAsia It embraces-more thai twice this extent o territory; but. Eu- ropeim Russia contains only 12,000,000 of ihetter country is owing to the poorness of the soil. . The climate of Siberia is much the same''as in European JEiussia. "jnithe Northern and Southern parts of Eu- lopjean Russia the soil isveiy poor, and the population small: It is in the central part of Russia, a, space of two or three hundred miles around Moscow as a centre, that we find the richest soil, and most of the population of this country; The part of Poland obtained by the treaty of 1S14, is a very fine country. We are apt to think Russia much stronger than -it realJy is, owing to its immense stand- fntnriny, while it numbers 900,000 effective menll.' JBut these troops are scattered over ev- ery part of her vast empire, and she could not bring more than one-third' of-th...

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