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STATE LOAN.

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SILVAXIA.

From the Pennsylvania Telegraph.

Edmund Granger, of lixeter, in England,
STATE LOANS.
Esq.

5000

The Honorablc Adam Gillies, of Edinburg, The whole amount of the Loans helil by Foreigners

in Scotland

600 up to that time is nine millions three hundred and one Henry Harvey, senior, of Bermuda

1,250 thousand, seven hundred and eleven dollars 99 cents; The Hon. and Rev. Frederick Hotham, of and the whole amount of Loans held by individuals and

Dennington, Suffolk, in Eng.

9000 torporations in this country, up to that time, is, seven Mary Hichens, and Elizabeth Scott, both of millions one hundred sixty-one thousand nine hundred St. Ives, in England

9000 forty-nine dollars and 89 cents. This is independent of Mrs. Isabella lankey, of London

9,037 34 the loans of the present year, which are presumed to William Hankee, of London, Esq.

21,369 39 be held by foreigners, almost exclusively.

Thompson Hankey, jun. and William John
Blake, both of London, Esq.

2,150 FOREIGN STOCKHOLDERS OF THE STATE DEBT OF PENN Benjamin D, Harvey, of Bermuda, Coun

sellor at Law

4,500 William Henry Harford, Bristol, in England, Canal Loan per Act of March 21, 1831.

Esq.

15,000 John Henry Albers of Bremen, gentleman $14,000 Thomas Hankey, Esq. of London

8,585 74 Alexander Baring and Richard Willing, of

James Hurry, of Yarmouth, Norfolk, in Montreal 79,200 England, merchant

10,477 39 John Thomas Betts, of Smithfield Bars, Lon.

Robert Higgs, of Bermuda

27,000 don, gentleman

12,000 Rev. Richard Harrington, of Brazen Nose William Biddle, of Boxmoor, Hertfordshire,

College, Oxford, and Charles Balfour, of in England, Esq. 10,300 London, Esq.

75,000 Javes Basevi, of Dawlish, Devonshire in

Dame Amelia Hobhouse, of Bath in Eng. 12,600 Eng. Esq.

12,000 Jeah Hughan, of Cotswold House, GloucesEdward Thomas Bainbridge, of St. Paul's

tershire in England

30,000 Church Yard, London, Esq.

3,800 Rev. Charles Hughes Hallet, of Higham, in His Highness Charles, Sovereign Duke of

England

400 Brunswick 165,000 William Janson, Esq. of London

27,000 Sir Charles, Richard Blunt, of leathfield

Elizabeth Joyce, of Hamstead, Middlesex, in Park, Sussex in England Baronet 30,000 England

3,000 The Rev. Thomas Brock of Guernsey. 5000 Simon Knubley, of Jamaica, Esq.

500 Stanlake Batson, of Horse tleath, Cambridge.

Samuel Luccock, of West Smithfield, Lonshire, in England 20,000 don

5,000 Arthur Blewart Bryer, of Canterbury Row,

Louis Maurice, Count De Laizer, of Cler-
Newington Surry, in England, gentleman 302,000 mont Fcrrand, Department de Puy de
Robert Burrowes, of Dublin, Esq.
21,000 Dome, in France

10,000 Abraham Gray Hartford Battersby, of Bris.

Charles Locock, of Hanover Square, Lontol, in England, Esq. 11,000 don, M. D.

6,000 Edward Chapman Bradford, of Portman

Charles Lillingston, of Elmdon, Warwick. Square, Middlesex, in England, Esq. 4,250 shire, in England, Esq.

2,000 Mary Bateman, jr. of Newington, Surry, in

Susan Lacey, the wife of Major Joseph Dacre England, and William Smee, of London,

Lacey, of Guernsey

1,000 Esq.

14,000 Mrs. Isabella Lyon, of 31 South Street, Mary Bateman, of Newington, Surry, in

Park Lane, London

20,000 England 6,300 John Marshall, of Leeds, England

79,947 74 Mary Bateman, jr. of Newington, Surry, in

Jonathan Morgan, of Bath in England, Esq. 18,000 England

12,500 Philip John Miles, of Bristol, in England, The Most Noble Francis Charles Seymour

Esq.

50,000 Conway, Marquis of Hertford

100,000 Thomas Mayo, M. D. of Tunbridge Wells, The Right Honorable Henry Seymour Con.

Kent, in England

43,000 way, Lord Henry Seymour Conway, of

Virtue Mills, of Clifton, Gloucestershire, in Great Britain 52,000 Eng.

6,500 William Henry Cooper, of Regent's Park,

Justina Milligan, of Cotswold House, Glou. Middlesex, in England, Esq. 43,000 cestershire, in England.

20,000 Henri Louis De Chastellux, Duke De Rau

Mary Miligan, of Cotswold House, Glouces. zan, of Paris 4,000 tershire, in Eng

20,000 Francis Cross, of Grosvenor Square, Lon

Ralph Nicholson, of Hadham, Hertfordshire, don, Esq.

25,000
in Eng

6,141 Thomas Cotterill, Esq. of Birmingham, in

Francis O'Grady, of Upper Brook street, England 2000 Middlesex, in England

4,200 Madame Marguerita Madeline De Lessert,

Rev. William Alexander Percy, of Carrick of Paris

5,500 on Shannon, and John Carson, Esq. of Armand De Chardonnay 2,654 86 Roscommon

4,552 82 Enos Durant, Esq. of London

4,353 42 Robert Peel, of Park Crescent, Portland Sarah Dyson, of Diss, Norfolk in Eng. 11,551 Place, London, Esq.

20,000 John Ferguson, of Irvine, North Britain,

The Honourable Mary Pelham,of Connaught and Andrew Service, now in London 2000 Place, London.

3,000 Selina Frewen, of Leicestershire, in Eng

Edward Penryhn, of East Sheen, Surry, in land 3000 Eng. Esq.

21,000 Alfred Fagg, of Bedmont, Middlesex, in

The Right Honourable Henry Manviers England, Esq.

27,000 Pierrepont, of Conholt Park, Hampshire, Admiral Edward Fellowes, of the Royal

in Eng

31,500 Navy, and of Gloucester Place, Portman

Nathan Palmer, of Seymour street, Easton Square, Middlesex, in England

21,000 Square, Middlesex, in England, gentleGowan and Marx, of London 117,400

5,000

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Charles Frederick Paxton, of London, Esq. 2,000 Gowen & Marx, of London

34,000 Thomas Pemberton, of Lincoln's Inn, Lon

Davis Gilbert,of Tredrea, Cornwall, in Eng. don, barrister at Law 20,000 Esq.

21,000 John Rubie, of Southampton in England 6,900 Edmund Granger, of Exeter, in England, Thomas Roworth, of Coombe Lodge, in

Esq.

23,000 Eng. Esq:

65,000 William Henry Hartford, of Bristol, in Eng. Mr. Gaspard De la Rive, of Geneva, gentle.

Esq.

8,000 mun

5,800 James Hurry, of Yarmouth, in England, Henry Skrine, of Warley, Somersetshire,

Esq.

5,000 England, Esq.

8,700 Dame Amelia Hobhouse, of Bath in England, Sir Thomas Charles Style, of Cloghan

widow

5,000 Lodge, Ireland, Baronet

223 74 Rev. Charles Hughes Hallet of Higham, in William Sheepshanks, of Leeds, in England,

Eng. clerk

6,000 Esq.

4,300 Francis O'Grady, of Upper Brook street, The Right Honourable George Augustus

Middlesex,in England

4,000 Frederick Charles, Earl of Sheffield, of

The Rev. Charles Phillips, of Pembroke, in
Great Britain

35,000
South Wales,

13,000
Anthony T, Sampayo, of London, Esq. 79,768 41 The Hon. Mary Pelham, of Connaught
Edward Degge Sitwell, of Stainsby, Derby,

Place, Lon.

1,000 in England, Esq.

9,600 Henry Ritchie, of Busblie, in Ayrshire, Mark Wood Carmichael Smyth, Captain in

Scotland, Esq.

10,000 the sixth regiment of Madras Light Cav.

Lieut. Colonel James Rowles, Cheltenbam, alry

2,250
in England

17,000 Samuel Stephens, of Baker street, Middle

Eliza Sparks, of Cobham, Surry, in Eng. 11,000 sex, in England, gentleman

40,000 James Sparks, of Cobham, Surry, in Eng. Alexander Saunderson, of Castle Saunder.

Esq.

12,000 son, in the county of Cavan, Ireland, Esq. 639 08 Jean Louis Robert Tronchin, of Geneva, Eliza Sparks, of Cobham, Surry, in Eng. 6,000 gentleman

2,000 Eliza Scott, of St. Thomas

2,600 Total amount of Stock beld by Foreigners in this Rev. Henry Wilmot Sitwell, of Leamington,

Loan $253,358 90 Warwickshire, in England

5,800 Loan $300,000. Georgianna Charlotte Streatfield, of Walburton House, Sussex, in Eng.

5,900 Gertrude Harriet Streatfield, of Walburton

C'anal Loan per Act of 30th March, 1832. House, Sussex, in England 5,900 Baring, Brothers & Co. of London

155,000 Robert Agleinby Slaney, of Walfard, Shrop

Edward Thomas Bainbridge, of St. Paul's shire, in England, Esq. 8,000 Church Yard, London

1,498 93 Dame Louisa Strachan, of Bryanston,

David Bevan and Robert Cooper Lee Bevan, Square, Middlesex, in England 5,000 of London, bankers

801 50 Thomas Perrenet Thompson, of Cottingham

John Beadnell, of London

6,862 50 Castle, Yorkshire, in England, Esq.

25,000 Sir Michael B. Clare, of Cromaty Honse, in Henry Armand Tronchin, of Geneva, gen

North Britain

6,836 16 tleman

42,000 | Thomas Cotterill, of Birmingham, in Eng. 21,000 Jean Louis Robert Tronchin, of Geneva,

Elizabeth Cook, of Clifton, Bristol, in Eng. 32,000 gentleman

5,000 Thomas Cotterill, Jobn Towers Lawrence Arthur Goodal Wavel, of No, 8 Chaper

and Wm. Redfern

3,989 49 . Place, London

4,400 The most Hon. Francis Charles Seymour Richard Wood, of Bermuda.

19,100 Conway, Marquis of Hertford, of Great Frederick William Thomas Vernon Went

Britain

15,000 worth, of Wentworth Castle, Yorkshire

The estate of Charles Armand De Chardonin England, Esq. 43,000 | Day,

11,489 36 Christopher Wodsworth, D. D. of Trinity

A. A. A. Desire D'Erard

216 College, Cambridge, in England 19,100 J. S. S. S. De La Tullaye

274 Total amount of Stock held by Foreigners in this luan Enoch Durant, Esq. of London

1,759 58 $1,916,250 93

Margurite Madeline De Lessert, of Paris 8,000
Loan $2,483,161 80.

Nicholas Theodore De Saussure, of Geneva,
gentleman

3,000
Canal Loan per Act of 30th March, 1831. The Right Hon. Julia, Viscountess Dudley
William Bennett, of Derby, in England,

and Ward

10,000 Esq. 8000 | Gowan and Marx, of London

193,400 Robert Borrowes, of Dublin, Esq.

27,000 Erie Magnus Louis Grand de Hauterville, of John Brash, of Bethnal Green, Middlesex,

Geneva

6,000 in England, gentleman 2,000 Mrs. Isabella Hankey, of London

14,000 John Thomas Betts, of Smithfield Bars,

Francis Hall, of Jamaica, Esq.

15,000 London, gentleman

4,000 Henry Edward Knatchbull, and Robert Edward Chapman Bradford, of Portman

George Cecil Fane, both of London, Esqs. 29,600 Square, Middlesex, in England, Esq.

5,000 John L.ewis, of Southampton Place, Euston Mary Bateman, of Newington, Surry, in

Square, London, Esq.

612 24 England

1,000 Alfred Lewis, of the Stock Exchange, Lon. The Hon. George Crantoun, Edinburgh, in

gentleman

687 92 Scotland

6,300 Charles Locock, of Hanover Square, Lon. The Rev. John Davies, rector of St. Cle

M. D.

128 75 ments, in Worcester, in England

6,000 Charles Emmanuel Sigismond de MontmoWm. Henry Fellowes, of Ramsey Abbey,

rency, Duc De Luxembourg

12,498 71 Huntingdonshire, in England, Esq.

13,000 Sotherton Branthwayte Perkham MicklethThe Hon. Adam Gillies, at Edinburgh, in

waite, of Bridge Place, Sussex, in Eng. Scotland 5,700 Esq.

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1833.)

WYOMING ÅND LEHIGH RAIL ROAD.

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Elizabeth Nicholson, of Roundhay Park,

In the'arrangement of the different grades for the ap. Yorkshire, in England, Esq.

150,21 plication of locomotive, mechanical, or animal power, Ralph Nicholson, of Hadham, Hertfordshire,

460 feet of elevation is overcome on the western diviin England, Esq.

40,000 sion, and 264 feet on the eastern division, leaving to be The Right Hon, Henry Manvers, Pierrepont,

surmounted by inclined planes, requiring stationary of Conholt Park, Hampshire, in England 675 97 power, 991 feet on the western division, and 339.5 feet Armand duc de Polignac, of Nottingham st.

on the eastern division, for which as presented by the Middlesex, in Eng.

33,000 examination, four inclined planes will be necessary: The Hon. Mary Pelham, of Connaught

three upon the western, and one upon the eastern diviPlace, Lon.

12,000 sions. Mrs. Ann Redfern, of Birmingham, Eng. 32,987 41 The line generally is favourable in regard to curves, General John Ramsey, of Berkely Square,

none very abrupt occuring; consequently no extra exMiddlesex, in England

24,000 pense will be required to avoid them. Suitable mateJohn Edward Rees, of Halifax, N.S.

2,000 rials for the execution of all mechanical constructions, Isaac Averill Roberts & Benjamin Roberts,

together with important water powers, are abundant of Great Britain

925 and convenient. The Right Hon. Philip Henry, Earl Stan

The formation of the road.bed should be calculated hope, of Great Britain

19 67 for a double track, inasmuch as that from its location it Alexander Saunderson, of Castle Saunder

cannot be long after the first is completed before a seson, in Ireland, Es

1370 57 cond will be required; and should the grading be deSir Thomas Charles Style, of Cloghan Lodge,

ferred until such necessity is experienced, the additional Ireland, Baronet

90 93 expense of widening the grade beyond what it would George Smith, of St. Germains in France,

have been in the first instance, would be very great. Esq.

10,000 Not so with the superstructure-the effect is otherwise; Dame Louisa Strachan, of Bryanston Square,

and good economy would dictate the laying down first Middlesex, in England

20,000 a single track, and make its advantages available in the Robert Aglionby Slancy,of Walford, Shrop.

transportation of materials for the second. An advan. shire, in England, Esq.

8,000 tage also, to be derived in grading in the first instance Anthony T. Sampayo, Esq. of London 75,846 55 for a double track, is, that by the time the second beArmand Henry Louis, Tronchin, of Geneva: 6,000 comes necessary, the road-bed is settled and prepared Edward Tyrrell, of Guildhall, Lon. Esq. 10,000 for the reception of permanent materials. Thomas Wilson & Co. of London

99,000 The following estimate of cost for forming the roadTotal amount of Stock held by foreigners

bed is with a view to a double track. In this Loan $947,240 64. Loan $2,000,000.

The Western Division

Includes all that part of the borough of Wilkesbarre to From the Wyoming Herald.

the summit, and embraces the following grades. REPORT Number of grades.

Estimale, of an examination of a route for a Rail Road, from the 1st. From the horough of Wilkesbarre, includ.

Valley of Wyoming, at the borough of Wilkesbarre, ing short cut at M'Caragher's hill, 2 miles, to the Lehigh river, at the mouth of Wright's creek, 40 feet ascent per mile, 80 feet ascent, $3,000 by Henry Colt, Civil Engineer.

2d, Including plane, No. balf miles, 323 feet To George M. Hollenback, Andrew Beaumont, H.

ascent,

2,000 F. Lamb, Wm. S. Ross, Charles Miner, Samuel Tho-3d. Slope mountain by Ross's mill to Inman's mas, Joseph P. LeClerc, Elias Hoyt, Benjamin A. Bid. 1 mile, 40 feet ascent,

2,500 lack, Eleazar Carey, Bateman Downing, Ziba Bennett, 4th. Two inclined planes, Nos. 2 and 3, includ. Jedediah Irish, Thomas Craig, D. D. Wagener, Azariah ing short level between planes, 1 mile, 669 Prior, Daniel Parry, Lewis š. Coryell, Jos. 1) Murray, feet ascent,

5,500 John C. Parry, W. C. Livingston, Joshua Lippincott, 5th. Thence to the summit, 3} miles, 40 feet and Lewis Ryan, Esquires, Commissioners of the Wyo. ascent per mile, 140 feet ascent,

7,250 ming and Lehigh Rail Road Company, Gentlemen,-The following Report, founded upon an

$20,250 examination of the proposed route of the Wyoming and

EASTERN DIVISION Lehigh Rail Road, made agreeably to your instructions, with the assistance of Dr. F. c. Ingham, is herewith From the summit to the eastern termination on the Lesubmitted.

Lehigh. The route of examination commences at the rear of

Number of grades.

Estimate. the Borough of Wilkesbarre on the Market street, and 1st. From summit eastward, 14 miles, 46 feet extending by General Ross's Mill, Israel Inman's, Solo.

descent per mile, 57, 5 feet

2,500 00mon's Creek Gap, and thence in a south-easterly direc-2d. Inclined planes, No. 1, half mile, descent tion, and terminates at the mouth of Wright's Creek, on

339 5 feet,

2,250 00 the Lehigh River, about 25 miles above Mauch Chunk. Sd. By Wright's creek to Lehigh, 41 miles, The elevation of the summit above the Borough of

46 feet, descent per mile, 207 0 feet, 8,100 00 Wilkesbarre was found to be 1251 feet, and above the Lehigh 604 feet; and the distance between the two

$12,850 00 points about 14 miles. This is divided into two divi. Western division brought forward, 20,25000 sions,--the eastern and western from the summit. The location upon the western division may be upon a trans

33,100 00 verse slope, where any grade may be had either for lo- Add for Engineering and unforseen contincomotive or stationary power. The maximum angle of

gencies 12 per cent,'.

3,962 00 ascent on the western division in the direction of the greatest trade, is 40 feet, per mile; that on the eastern

Cost of graduation,

37,062 00 division in the opposite direction, 46 feet per mile, which is not objectionable, inasmuch as the power ne

Average cost per mile,

2,647 28 cessary to transact the regular business of the western division, would perform the return business up a much

SUPERSTRUCTURE. steeper grade.

Concurring in opinion with Captain E. Beach, (see

reasons:

Report of Survey for the Susquehanna and Delaware the West Branch of the river, on its arrival at NorthRail Road) who prefers the use of wood to stone forumberland; the inexhaustible beds of Coal and the im. supporting the rafts, we take the liberty to state his mense forests of heavy timber, which are to be found

in this section of country, are alone sufficient to supply 1st. As matter of economy costing $1500 to 3000 less the United States for ages to come; the remarkably per mile than the other plans.

short distance to be overcome to complete this chain of 3d. Should any unevenness occur in the road.bed in extended communication; having materials for its conthe line of the ways, to which a new road is very sus struction upon the whole of its route; the cheapness ceptible, it is much more easily adjusted.

with wbich it can be made; the smallness of the capital 3d. By the time the road-bed is properly settled and required, and the unexampled profit which it will yield, business requires a second track, the various plans of are, separately and collectively, evidences that it will construction will be tested and the selection may then be speedily completed. From the actual survey of the be dictated by actual experience, and

ground, the road will not exceed 14 miles in length, at 4th. Great' economy and advantage will be derived a cost of about $6,500 per mile, amounting to about from this, in delivering upon the spot the materials for $92,625. Let us add for contingent expenses and a permanent superstructure.

make the total $130,000; the interest of which will be It is almost needless to mention that the route is $7,800. Persons of intelligence and capacity to judge, through a district abounding in timber of the best quali- estimate that 200,000 tons of coal, and 3 millions feet ty and greatest variety--white oak, white and yellow of lumber at least, will pass along this road to New pine; and also, chesnut, hemlock and beach: therefore, York and Philadelphia from the vicinity of Wilkesbarre. the estimate is founded upon a construction entirely of alone, which now remain undisturbed where nature wood, with wrought iron rail plates, three by five placed them; and the great and increasing trade of the eighths inches thick, and one turn-out per mile. Susquehanna which now goes to Baltimore, will be di

verted to New York and Philadelphia. Let us estimate COST OF ONE MILE.

the tolls upon the two ai ticles of coal and lumber from

this valley alone, and it will be found to exceed $47,000 Timber for the superstructure,

$1,030 50 -yielding a profit upon the capital invested of from 20 Iron rail plates, &c.

1,450 00 to 55 per cent. Nor will this be all: every succeeding Connecting plates, &c.

75 00 year will increase the tolls, and render it the most proLabor putting down rails, drains, &c.

980 00 fitable and durable investment in the world. What is it One turnout,

270 00 we require? The magic influence of the capitalist

alone is wanting to place us in that situation now, which Cost one mile superstructure,

$3,805 50 nature designed us to occupy, and to bring into exisAverage one mile graduation,

2,647 28 tence the thousand treasures of iron, copper and coal

which now lie buried, whilst the enterprising monied Average cost of Rail Road per mile, 6,452 78 man amasses a pricely fortune. Let every housekeeper

in the cities of New York and Philadelphia, compare Cost of 144 miles,

91,952 11 the advantages of this route over every other in the reCost of 4 inclined places, at 4000 each, 16,000 00 duction of the price of coal, and he will feel himself

de interested in its completion.

$107,952 11 According to the printed pamphlet of the SusqueThis estimate is made in view of the use of steam for be delivered at Easton at $2 821 per ton. Taking

hanna and Delaware Rail Road Commissioners, coal can locomotive and stationary power; but in some instances these estimates as correct as to the cost of coal upon water power may be used in the place of steam, which the Rail Road, and all the expenses attending its arrival would lessen the expense considerably. haste, with a view of being able to present some of the Tolls on 14 miles Rail Road, 1} cents per ton The foregoing examination has been made in much at Easton, the following will be the result:

Cost of coal delivered on Rail Road,

50 Cts. outlines and great features of the route. On a more careful and minute inspection many important alterations

per mile,

21 which will increase the facilities for overcoming the From Wright's Creek on the Lehigh to Easand improvements will no doubt present themselves, Transportation on 14 miles at 1 cent per ton

14 elevation and lessening the expenses of the undertaking. And in conclusion, I am fully justified im saying, that no Transportation to Easton 69 miles at 1 cent

ton, 69 miles, at 14 cent per ton per mile, 1 035 serious impediment presents itself to effecting a direct,

69 rapid, and cheap communication between the two pro

per ton per mile, posed points: and when completed, will form one of

$2 57 the most important links in the great system of internal communication in Pennsylvania.

Thus upon the arrival of coal at Easton, its cost will All of which is respectfully submitted by your hum. New York or Philadelphia, as the value of it in those

be $2 57 } only—from whence it will find its way to ble servant,

HENRY COLT.

cities may induce its owner to select. June 21st, 1833.

From this short but correct statement of the great

benefits to be derived when the contemplated Rail Road TO THE PUBLIC.

shall be completed, it must be apparent to every re

flecting mind, that it is the duty as well as the interest Annexed is the report of Henry Colt, Esq. the En- of every friend of improvement, to give it his warmest gineer selected by the Commissioners to survey the support. route of a Rail Road from Wilkesbarre upon the Susquehanna, to the mouth of Wright's Creek on the Le A bed of stone coal has been discovered, on Wilson's high, meet at that point the Mauch Chunk Canal. This creek, Tioga county, about seven miles south of Wellsroad is wanting to complete a direct uninterrupted borough. It has been opened, and quantities of coal communication from the Lake country to Philadelphia have been taken out, which are represented to be of through the Pennsylvania Canal at Easton, and to the good quality. One stratum is five feet thick. The beds city of New York by the Morris Canal or the Delaware are situated about one mile from the summit level of the and Raritan-lessening the distance 142 miles for the ridge dividing the north and west branches of the Susdescending trade of the North Branch of the Susque- quehanna, the country presenting great facilities for hanna, and 44 miles less than at present for the trade of either a canal or rail road,

1833.]

MISCELLANEOUS.

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From the Pittsburgh Gazette.

Shawanees Indiang, being then dangerously ill, and I MR. CR410,—Passing through the church yard of have now to inform you that at 9 o'clock, A. M. on the Trinity church, the other day, my attention was arrest. 28th, he breathed his last, to the inexpressible grief of ed by the following inscription on a dilapidated tomb- the other Indians, and indeed of all others that had any stone,

knowledge of him. Blue Jacket and the other Indians "Mio-qua-coo-na caw

acknowledge that he was treated with the utmost kind

ness and attention during his illness, and are highly RED POLE

pleased at the attention and respect paid to his funeral, Principal Village Chief

I have had his corpse attended and interred in the most of the

respectable manner in our church burying groundShawanee Nation

and, with your approbation, and to gratify Blue Jacket, Died at Pittsburgh the 28th January 1797 and the other Chiefs, I wish to place either a tombstone Lamented by the

or a head stone to his grave, with any inscription you United States."

may please to point out. I transmit this Epitaph, for publication in the Gazette, The river is almost clear of ice, and I presume the in the hope that it may elicit from some of your read. Indians will be able to embark on Monday next. ers, or from yourself, the particulars in the life and ex

I am, Sir, ploits of this Son of the Forest, which produced so ho

Your most obedient servant, norable a memento from the United States.

I. C. AN ANTIQUARIAN, Hon. James McHenry, Sec'y of War, Philada. Pittsburgh, July 3, 1833.

THE CANALS. The above communication was received from an es The several lines of the Pennsylvania canal, are now teemed correspondent, on Wednesday last. We have in navigable order, with the exception of the Delaware delayed its publication, with the hope of being enabled division, and a breach on the Juniata, which will inter. to furnish a satisfactory reply to the inquiries of our rupt the navigation of that division a few days. Mr. correspondent. We have, however, not succeeded in Hendel, the collector at Middletown, in this county, collecting any information as to the exploits of Red has kindly furnished us with the following statement of Pule.

tolls taken at that place, since he opened his office on In Thatcher's Indian Biography, yol. 2. page 245, he the 1st of May, viz: speaks of Blue Jacket, who, it seems, was a brother of Receipts during the month of May, $4807 49 Red Pole, as follows

Do. do. do.

June,

5300 73 Blue Jacket was, at this time, (1791) the leading Do. from 1st to 9th July,

648 40 man of the Shawanese—a warrior of high reputation,

Do. at outlet locks and bridge at though, unfortunately, but few particulars of his history Middletown up to 9th July,

622 74 have been recorded.” And, at page 253, he says, speaking of General

$11,379 36 Wayne,

Mr. Read, the collector at this place re. “They (the Indians) universally called him the Black ceived in tolls since spring, up to the 9th Snake, from the superior cunning which they ascribed of July,

9,967 30 to him, and even allowed him the credit of being a match for Buckongahelas, Blue Jacket, or the Turtle Total taken at Marrisburg and Middleton, $21,346 66 himself.” From the same author, at page 257, it appears that

Penn. Reporter. the “Little Turtle” warmly opposed giving battle to General Wayne, on the 20th August, 1794, while Blue THE HIGHEST STEEPLE IN THE STATE.- For some Jacket was warmly in favor of it.

days past, the workmen have been engaged in rearing The following letters, from Major Isaac Craig, give the new steeple to the Lutheran Church, in this place, a brief account of the sickness and death of Red Pole, which has nearly reached its destined height. When and lead to the conclusion that the inscription on the completed, it will be two hundred feet high, independent Tomb Stone was dictated by the Secretary of War of the iron rod which is to support the ball and vane, This publication may perhaps induce some person to being, we believe, a few feet higher than any other in furnish some particulars of the life of Red Pole. this state. The Church was erected 35 years ago, to.

Pittsburgh, 27th January, 1797. gether with the brick work of the steeple, and remained SIR—The river still continues shut up with ice; Cap: thus until within a week past. The site of the present tain Turner and the Indians are therefore still here, and building has been occupied for the same purpose for I am extremely sorry that I have to inform you, that probably more than a hundred years. We read on one about ten days ago, Red Pole, the principal chief,com-grave stone, which was of rude sculpture, and the inplained of a pain in his breast and head, supposed by scription German, the date of 1703. The old 30 hour Doctor Carmichael to have been occasione d by a slight clock, the first of the kind ever in the place, and which cold, and for which necessary medicines, &c., were ap. used to be in the steeple of the former building, was plied, but without success, as his complaints have in submitted to the inspection of the curious. We copied creased, attended with other bad symptoms, and he is from a brass plate the following: now, according to the opinions of Doctors Carmichael, “ This Clock is for the Lutheran Congregation in Bedford, and Wallace, dangerously ill, notwithstanding Reading, in the county of Berks, Writt for from Engevery possible attention has been paid to him and to the land; by Henry Kepple.” other Indians, of which they are all perfectly sensible, And on the small dial, upon which the 60 minutes of and Blue Jacket, in particular, acknowledges with gra- the hour only are placed, being 5, 10, 15, &c, is the titude that the kindest attention possible is paid to his following: sick Brother.

"Thomas Chilton, Chiswell street, Moorsfield, Lon• I am, Sir,

don." Your most obedient servant, 1. C. It is to be regretted that no trace of the year in Hon. JAMES MCHENRY, Sec'y of War, Philada.

which this Clock was made is to be found, but it cer.

tainly is not less than 70 or 80 years old. A singular Pittsburgh, 3d February, 1797. anecdote is related of it, though we do not vouch for SIR, - My letter of the 27th ultimo, I presume, has its correctness. When "Writt for from England,” as informed you that Red Pole, the principal chief of the the brass plate sayeth, a "Clock,” which in the German

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