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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 1 January 1861

Letter sf the Hon. R, T. Wheeler.J self-govcrcmeDt. Id do event j f sequence be more disastrous t: rnanent rule of a party. Austin, Dec. 15, I860. Editor of the Statf. Gazette : I hare learned that there is in circul\tion in an adjoining county, and perhaps also in this, a paper for signatures to a call up on me for my opinions respecting the pres- ent crisis in the affairs of the government, consequent upon the result of 'he late Presidential election. As I am unwilling that any portion of ray feliow-citizens, who may desire to know my opinions should be kept in suspense, I will briefly state them, without waiting for the presentation of the paper referred to, and ask the publication of this, if you see proper, in your columns. I hare not siught to give public expres xion 10 my opinions np„n the presen cri- sis, because I was conscious that the mo- mentous questions that, agitate the country 1 ad been and were being, discussed by others who hare measurably more politi- cal experien...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 1 January 1861

ssssssasKwtiaa^.'Li-rF^.^x'r': ^sssssaassjKL : 5> iftarrrra£a&>:agasasga # Later from New Orleans. GALVESTON. Dmntlr InitlllniK. Xsw raasi, Kit. 22.—The United S'ufV-i uUkiT'*lenmst ip. Empire City, from New Orleans via Havana, has arrived at lliis port, brinjring later advices than recaived by the steamship OahawbaalNow Orleans. The Empire Oil/ reports thai two Amer- ican Te.'.*els had landed full cargoes of t laves upon the island of Cuba; one of which was captu-ed with 700 negroes. Stocks in Havana had. in some cases decline 2 to 8 j r «<>■>!. The Tribnn- . ■ -t'es p 4-frj*rly LUal Mr. Lincoln is opposed to jri«-l«*intr one iota of Klack Bep'thlcaoism, or the 'siigMest fliaugc in thr position of- thn Ke;nihliea?i i-itrly as tez"" t* f question of s!u ery in ?l If Iflt^r1 Comtuo i. r.- Kearni-jr <>>' lie- ^Juiti■ i .^i.ites Navy h.18 rr-Jgted. It to r#r r/«rBy ifce 'Africai sqoAaj-!>n that the Mohican has enjmiVil' jt idaver with 900 slaves aboard. T...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 8 January 1861

&|t &ri-3&etkl]j CeUgrae!) Newspaper devoted to News, Politic*. Internal 1m proTwaenu Literature*e„ 1 Issued every Toesder Thursday and Saturday evening, at 3 o'clock. £(je Wee&fq SefegmpO Contain* all the leading articles, the News, CommercU matter, and Miscellaneous paragraphs ofthe TrKWeelc ty and la published every Tuesday morning. TERMS: Weekly, per annnra, in advance I 3 00 «nl> ol tan — -. ~ - - ss oo single ropteafor malting. —— 10 Tri-WeakVr Telegraph, per annum, In advance 8 00 • E. H. CUSHINQ Publisher. SOCIETIES. wasiinctoa chapter, no. 2, M. it Monday il,Main«t. S, H. P. febflly HOUSTON COUNCIL, NO. 3. R. & S. M. U1BTS on the night of the second Tues- day of every month, atConncil Room.Ha- aonlo Hall* Houston. 0. J. 8BAINGEB, T. I. G. M. [feb9yl. Gio.HBamoHoasT, See'y. f -• >• \r\<—w Rates afASrcrttsisg la this Paper. . * _ . • — - #- .Adv.rtiatmeeu Inserted at the rasa of fl per touar of tensgataUneSfcr latlaaaniOB. and 30 cents fcr each i ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 8 January 1861

IgHl ft'rlrffnfllj mlMHitnr1' TUESDAY./.;:. ... . .JAN. 8,-1861. pay* We ondersUod otrr Genbao fallow « citizens .will neet io night at 'Perkins' Hall, .j, J "to 4(6ta^BiM&iiiii*«w^*iti'oa1 questions iavolvei in tlie crisis- .-Both sides' will have a iair hearing, but when 11 conies to .. Toting tie nasalized.' pwi jion'of oiir' citi- zens will in th'eioain be with 14s. „i,, 9©- Rer. GeO. TV. Ctrteor, D. D., deliy- rted ft moBf po#%rftil speech last night a1 Perkins1 -Coneert Hull.' fli lino of argu- ment was original and unanswerable. He ■> was listened «o with eagerness by a large crowd. We have notes of his Bpeech and will riye place to a sketch of it if possible IWeek. m next A number of our citiiens as atesti mony of their high Appreciation of Mana g«r Cotton's efforts to establish the legiti mate dramma in the city of Houston, have tendered that gentleman a complimentary benefit, which will come off at the Theatre Monday night. The actors and actresses who compose the C...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 8 January 1861

• sbs -~m From oar Extra of Thursday Jan. 3 BY TELEBRAPH, By the Texas Telegraph _ Line—Office, Main Street, Ore? J.*H. Emi" Store. Two Days Later ftsnMtw Orleans Great Excitement In Charleston' Immediate Colision Expected Redouts being thrown up! VOLUNTEERS GATHERING IN! ! T.A-nrca PBEPABIHG BANDAGES &> LINT The Harriet Lane Warned off! Buchanan Deserts the South! Great Wide Awake Conspiracy! Storm in the Cabinet. Gen. Scott in the War Department! Letter of Secretary Floyd. • • GREAT ADVANCE IN COTTON! Special Dispatch to tbe Houston Telegraph. Galviston, Jan. 3d, 1861. The steamship Orizaba arrived at her dock at II o'clock this A. M. ^She brings two day3 later news from New Orleans, &c. Washington, Jan. 1st, 1861.—The Pres- ident is still undecided as to his policy to- wards South Carolina. It is only known that Secretary Thompson Of the Interior department will not resign on account of the recent event at Charleston, and that Gen. Scott is really acting as Secretary o...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 8 January 1861

Later from New Orleans! Deaaad of Withdrawal or United Slates Troops I!! m ' SALUTE IHr WIMIIN0TO5 ! : CONGRESSIONAL NEWS! Border State conference COTTON NEWS! ?.TC., KTC ee! Qaxvkstos, J ad. 1, 1801.—The steam- ship Matagorda, arrived at tier dock at n early hour, she brings two days later nod important Mm from South Carolina. * s Ch auk it ox, Dec. 28u—F^rt.-; Moultrie, on Sullivan's Ialud and'Castle Pinekney werelaft night taken possession of by par- ties of Sooth Carolinians. washington, Deo- 28.—The news of the capture of Fort Moaitrie and Castle Pinck- ney reached the administration while the Cabinet ih in session this morning. The commissioners from South Carolina had a conference to-day with the Cabinet. They demanded the immediate withdrawal of federal troops from their State or they will return and prepare for the worst The bids for the treasury loan already receipted at the department, amount to less than two and a half ml lions at an av- erage of twelve per cent, discoun...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 15 January 1861

MRA 1 v— -*wwu«<r !'■ ^t3.* :_•- - &£s -'C:T r - "ft" V^r '-4>. - 5- - -V . > *•"> s * -,See'j. & s. p i the night of thew.ro 3-3 Tiei- - , tCoaaoil ?■ ,Ma- rUO A I Mb. ILi' . affifjji *1, Main St. .H. P. p P immg c. J. I I wa S o. BBmhowoiist, i Ses'y. . WO 8« , jan 131y. 1 ? meet tad xexu N.O. w. b * to fataer 4 iSS'li to an£tt C.HILL & Counselor Te*as. feb IS,ly,'60. VOLr.XXVI«-NO. 46.j PUBLISHED ON MAIN STREET' BETWEEN CONGRESS AND PRESTON, HOUSTON, TEXAS, BY E. H. CUSHING, TUE&BAY. JAWIARY 15, 1861. JLAWYERS. K. T. Coon, s.wa&o comi-it. COOK <t COLLI£B, HMM ■■■ Is Welmmeiilat Intrusted w &eb care. jWaB letteis. sdiJresaisUo fbe Arm will be promptly answered. Reference? eiven in Kew York, Bew Orleans, Nash- ville, MobUo.Hositca and Gji!ve3tan,jiBttw«oeraj!5 i-i WesteruJj^is. Jan 9. ly. KJ.V TOOTSY, ^ ttorney at ljaw> Columbu# , Texa*. B . I.PALIIIEa . at Law, Mmitgontry, Tcxac. Will practice in Moutjemery, Grimes and Wilkercounties. [Bee...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 15 January 1861

SEWING LU( JAN. 15, 1861 Vincent for a package ..... of ibis for. the T. D. for sale at this office. Milam co., candi- ccoperation 23. to the Telegraph, con- rmons of Rev. W. Rev. Thos. Castleton, Disk.—At hisTesidence near this city, on the night of the 12tb inst., Maj. M. A. Btkgham, an old and much esteemed citi- xen of Texas. The Lone Star flag was at half mast for him in this city all day Mon day. ■ We had the pleasure, a day or two of meeting Judge Winslow of New Mexico, on hia way to Washington. He reports the feeling in that territory as de- cidedly pro -slavery. The people there will join the Southern Republic. See advertisement of A. Whitaker & Co. This enterprising firm has built up • large and profitable business by the en- ergy of the partners, and now offers in- ducements for trade unsurpassed by any in this city. We commend their card to the attention of the public. B@_See advertisement of Mitchell's Patent Self-Regulating Wind Mills. Mr. Boyce has now a lot of th...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 15 January 1861

fezaB&anefiiSs iirnnFTWiTMrfftrBrrf t the Steamship Austin All &uiet at Charleston. Matters and things at Washington NEW ORLEANS COTTON MARKET. >0th, 1860. from Berwick's Bay at 10 o'clock with New i of the <Hb inst. kfijM i.—The western mem- bers of the Virginlegislature advocate the ealiiftg of a State Convention, and the passage thereby of declaratory resolutions against coercion. The United States Sen atow and one Representative from Virginia acqiiisee in this measure. Mr. Curry, of Alabama has gone home, others follow next week. The members from other States now contemplating secession are preparing for departure to their respective Chahlestoh, Jan. 5.—Affairs verge up- on qnitude once more, Fort Sampler has not been besieged. - Major Anderson has , bean visited by hi3 brother and a confe- rence-has been held* in the. presence of taree Carolinians. The convention has appointed delegates to the Congress to be composed of representatives from the se sedrng States. T...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 15 January 1861

.r • - zmwrn ADVKXT Og Til DlilJIA l> TEXAS T s ■ !i;eStra.-!nT?xa« titHonston: Mil" Jut.ii CariM,S r3iWl- «rSew Orleaa*. ft vra *i *.t ai« 11014 KSJr«Fi& the 'Honcfcbaci" an t "Perfection.'' The follow!!)-.' to the Openlns: Adare? ; Piii'u-IelpMa, initmwteo • den cells; strung. , • ••• - • ■. . EVSrRAWCE. (JIAKEK CITY INSUttANCE CO. Franklin Building*, 408 Wainui Street, PHILlDELPHFA. CAPITAL $ SURPL US $350,740,70 CHARTERED CAPITAL, 500,000 Insure* n grains t bo«s or Darange by Fire. G EORGB H. ilART If. R. COGG^HALL, President. Secrelary k Treasurer. E. P. ROSS, 3. IL BUl'&KR, Vice President. Assistant Secretary. ——0 DIRECTORS: OBORti* IL ilART, I JOsTEB S. PKtKWS, B V.HCSS, I x.ir. BjULE* A. C. ' ATTELL; \ ANDREW R. CHAMBERS, H B.COtKi.iUALl, j SAMUEL JOJTCS. 31. I>. HOS- H. M. FVLLLR. JKfeicS taken for the aboveCotupacyby GEO. GO L DTI m v6,!v TRANSPORTATION. - _ -; t ^1 I860 *' «« "« i860 f Great Wostein Route. MEDICINES. GEO, GOL DTIIW AIT K, Aeent. Houston. ECO...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 15 January 1861

THE TELEGF imewt m TUESDAY, JANUARY 15th, 1861. FAST DAY SERMON, DKI.IVBRED BY RET. TnO"MAS CASTI.ETON, lo tlie Presbyterian Cliurcli, HOUSTON, JANUARY 4TH, 1 8 G 1 . Jeremiah xvm—fi, 10.—*4 O. house of Israel, caor.ot I do wiih you as this potter i sjith the Ijoril. Behold as the clay Is In the potter's hand, so are ye In mine hand, (> house of Isr&l. " At what inttant 1 shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up and to pull down, ami to destroy it. If that nation airalnst whom I have pronounced, turn from their evil. 1 will repei t of the evil 1 thought to do unto them. "And at what iustant 1 shall speak, concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to build ami to plant It; If It do evil in my sleht, that it obey not my voice, then I will repent of the go^i wherewith I said I would beneilt them/-' The text brings out the doctrine of the Divine Government of our nations. Like the 41 clay in the hand of the potter,'' who can form and fasli ion t...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 15 January 1861

7 I Kings : Chapter 12T "What portion have we in David? Neitherhave we Inheritance iu the son of Je>see: to your fenls, O Israel: Now see to thine own house. David, Yethall not go up. nor flRht against your brethren the children of Israel; return every man to his house: lor this thing is from me." This, brethren, is a solemn moment to an en- tire nation ; and it will be well, if. before duelling cponany of the events which render it thus solemn, we endeavor to realize the scope of the act in which are engaged. The Executive head of this nation has called upon us to set apart this day for special humiliation, prayer, and fasting, before Almighty God. From Maine to Texas every tem- ple of public worship has this morning thrown open wide Its doors, inviting the people to enter therein and bow down before the Great and awful Jehovah. Tens of thousands of the ministers of the cross have been lifting up their voices as the leaders of the supplications of the people, while millions, as ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 22 January 1861

r/ > Newspaper d«Tut*rt to Mows, Politics. Internal !m pro «aentt Ltt.s*tnr ,Ac.,taEMne<l«very Taesdmy TMndaj tai BatarsSay evening. t S o'doc'- £tje TFge6fa £efegrap6 Contains all the leading article^ theJfews, Commercla matter, and MHr<tflanegag parajrapln of the Trl-W eek y and H pabllshed every Tuesdfcy mornlnjt. TE K M S: Weekly, per annum. In atfrance— $ 3 00 Club of ten — — — —25 "0 Single copies for mailing, 10 Trt-WeeWyXelesrajgh, per annnni, In advance 8 00 Address. JL H. CTOHDfQ Publisher. s. WASHI # W* i JI6TOS CEAPIEH, WO. 8, R. A. M. MSBT3 itheai gM of the Hr*t Monday of«v«rv apatb. at Maaoaic Hall, Main tt. 7 A. 8. RICHABDSON, H. P. 0*0. H.B*is<.HtB«T.Sec,y- febSly t HOUSTON COVHOUi NO. 2. R. & S. M. M92T3 on the night of the second Tues- day of every month, atOonneil Boom. Ma- sonio Hall, Hooaton. O.J. GRA1HSBB, T. I. a. M. [feb9yl. Oto. HBmmoHnasT, Sec'y, BCTHTEN COflUIANDEST• NO 2. K. T. -AyTXXTSonthe sight of the second f rlday ofev- 1VJL ery month...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 22 January 1861

®eekl| Cekgrapl HOUSTON, TEXAS. TUESDAY JAN. 22, 1861 We ar.aat*K>riied to announce BILLIARD J. JONES. Ksq_ of Grimes county, as a.canlHate for Commissioner of the General Land Office,at the next N. U. McDonald, Esq., is Agent Telegraph in Northern Texa?. for the B. F. Davis is a regular Agent of this paper, now in Northern Texas. Thanks to Mr. Hobbs, of the South Western Express, for pi; er? agtiia in ad Tance of the mail. ftp* We call attention to the law card of J. C. & F. F. Chew, of Brenham, and commend them as prompt and energetic lawyers to the attention of the public. 1^* See Hotel card of F. A. Thomson Brenham. Mr. Thomson has fitted up this old favorite hotel, and will make it his ambition to keep the best hotel in the country. We can promise those who stay with him, good attention. The Methodist Sunday School scholars will hold their Missionary Meet' ing on Monday night next at the Metho- dist Church. An address will be delivered by Dr. Carter, and there will be so...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 22 January 1861

BY TELEGRAPH. I * I By the Texas Telegraph Line—Office, lUia Street, Over J. H. Emm' Store. Later from New Orleans! Discovery of a Mare's Rest!! Washington Intelligencer. Senator Seward's Compromise! Views of the Administration! Ohio will Support the President! Tenneessee Legislature. Distribution of Louisiana Arms. THE COTTON MARKET, Eto., Etc. gyyui Dispatch to tbe Houston Telegraph, Galvistox, January 15th, 1860. The steamship Texas with New Orleans dates to the 13th inst, arrived at 10 o'clock 10 minutes this A. II. Washington, Jan. 11.—The National In- telligencer of to-day, publishes on the high aathority it says of a former Southern member of Congress, the fact that a secret scheme is on foot among the leading Con- gressmen and others from Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas, to establish a dictatorial government before the ensuing 4th of March, and in to which lie plan is to draw all the other Southern States. The whole plot is represented as being if...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 22 January 1861

Por the Telegraph. Suggested on reading the speech of Rev. J. c. Wil- SuD:— WAY FOR TDE !OLD UUAKD. bt "old us" Come up w'.th the Lone Star, boys let her fly. See! the **Oid Guard" Is raoving. hie boys hie. Their quick martial trace, and their w.-.r-'J'.e m'en. By the North is feared, by the South Is sf en. A wan fro:n the East still hangs on the air. The North is invading—the South must prepare. Arm! Texas arm! arm the young and the old. With sabre and rifle, the brave and the bold. The bugles war blast Is bear.) on Ih. hi!' The ••Old Uu;Td" ts coming with a'eady good will. Ten thousand bold hearts are ready to wield Their swords for their country or die on the field, The "Old Guard's"coming! by whom are they le-1 ? Sam Houston :s false (!) Krss sleeps with the dead. They're coming! they're comlnc!! Urf-fc < \ rthe plain, T tattle fur Texas or sleep with her slain. The grey heads draw nigh! the bugles war blast! BntorCthe "Old Banner"!! the die is now cast! No coward, no dastard...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 29 January 1861

$|jt ftri-SStthlj Cdtgragt) Advertisements loser led at the rate of £1 per aqua r of ten agate Unea for 1st insertion,mkI 50 cent* lOMrtion for four insertions or less. For longer times and greater lengthi of advertisements, toe following in oor rates: $$£•§§ Per Inch ftr) Weekly.——WO ,00 4 inches or j-Trl-weeilj 3,00 6.50 Newspaper devoted to Iiews, Politics, Internal Im proeements Literature, 4c., la Issued every Tuesday Ihursdax and Saturday evening, at S o'clock sSl^GE ■k<i ri 7WB 19000 90,00 lffl.0. Wee&fg CefegrapO Contains all the leading articles, the News, Commercla matter, and Miscellaneous paragraphs of the Trl-Week y and Is published every Tuesday morning. TERMS: Weekly, per annum, in advance™...— t 3 CO Club of ten - - 25 00 Single copies for mailing 10 Tri-Weekly Telegraph, per annum. In advance 8 00 Address, B. H. CUSHING Publisher. SOCIETIES. holland lodge ifo. 1. A. F. & A. M. a MEETS at Masonic Ball, Main street . . Houston, on the nightaofthejsecondard ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 29 January 1861

/. m*4-li aragy y_-* ': a* aia, :*fw. .'-tsegtg! SMij Celejrajjj}. HOUSTON, TKX1S. TUESDAY.... JAN. 29 ,1861. jgp" Thanks to Vincent for all the late picture papers. Harper for February, etc. B. F. Davis is a regular Agent of this paper, is now in Austin, Texas. N. ts. McDonald, Esq., i> Agent for the Telegraph in Northern Texas. .We have to thank our friend Dr. J. W. DaTtnport, of Tyler, for the inter- est iie bus manifesie<! rn ?r reading the circulation of the Telegraph in that neigh- borhood. Our latest obligations to him is for a club of 8 subscribers to the Tri- weekly, and 6 to the Weekly. . Our friend McClure, of the Pales- ine Advocate, is the mast whole-souled fellow in the Bepnblic of Texas. We always knew it, and so did a thousand others of his friends. It is to gratify them as well as ourself, that we tiiake mention of the fact, and also to put on re- cord the last good thing he did—which was to sencf us a large club of new sub- scribers, at hisj postoffice, with ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 29 January 1861

~T3E3i3EHKZBE BY TELEGRAPH. By the Texsu Telegraph Lice—Office, Hain Street, Over J. H. Evam' Store. The Mails to be Stopped! Sonthern Ports of Entry to be Abolished!! Maryland Preparing to Secede Message of Gov. Moore of La Peace Measures in Congress! Tbe Mississippi Senators Retire Alabama Senators Take Leave! Virginia will Sustain the Sontb Report of tbe Committee of 33. Convention of all the States Recommended! Peaceable Secession FavorecL AMICABLE TREATY PROPOSED ! ! ! rsianr misws. COTTON MARKETS, Etc., Etc. - 3,«cial Dispatch to tha Houstot? Telexranh. Galysstos, Jan. 24.—The steamship Orizaba arriYad at her dock at 11 A. M. She brings New Orleans dates of the 23d inst, and the following .'general intelli- gence : Waskisgton, Jan. 21.—In the Senate on Saturday last, the resolution offered by Mr. Mason, of Virginia, providing for the luepension of the coercion laws to avoid a collision between the seceding States and the Union, passed its second readme. The discussion of the K...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 29 January 1861

[From the Columbia Democrat. A NiT FOR ABOI.ITIU.MSTS. To the Editor of the Democrat: Dear Sip—I am not an experienced hand at quill-driring, but I have a kind of itch- ing to give yon an account of a, noYel scene which I witnessed on Chtistmaa CTening. I, with general of my neigh- bors, had been inTited to participate in the luxuries of a Christmas dinner, with one of oar worthy sovereigns, who, by the way, together with his good wife, know well how to cater to the taste?, and fix up floe doings for such nfi«i rs. The din- ner was >n exue lent uuc, :>mi was followed by the old-tasnioned Christmas appendage of egg-nogg. This, of course, made us all in good humor with ourselves and the bal- tnce ot mankind, and the day passed off rfnr "to Towaiits light the n« gr-jes flow the dif- ferent plantations assembled for their ju- bilee, numbering several hundred. A fine barbecue bad been prepared, as is usual on Christmas holidays. It was really " a feast of fat things." But the affai...

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