Telegraph and Texas Register (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 27, Ed. 1, Saturday, July 22, 1837 Page: 3 of 4
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A beautiful sight interrupts us in our wearisome task of overlooking
the exchange list, wherein we daily plunge, to seek, like the pearl divers
of the Eastern seas, for soirfe rare gem with which to regale the eyes of
The s'ight we allude to is, the procession of the scholais of the Sis-
ters of charity, who are now bending their steps to the neighboring
church, this being a day of great solemnity with the Catholic, (Thursday
55:) The rain is falling, but the orphans are enveloped in dark comfor-
table looking cloaks, and the humble sisters are in advance, figuring to
our mind the moral position which they hold over their young and hap-
less charge, leading them to the shrine of virtue and of God.
The Children appear to be about thirty or forty in number, and yet
:all these are supported and tended by these charitable women. May
ihoir reward be great in that hour when creeds shall bo blended in one
universal prayer for mercy, and opinions find one centre and one stream,
in the 'trembling fear of omnipotent justice. The hand of Goldsmith
once penned a sentiment which we now address to our readers : He
;said, in speaking of the diversity of creed's, "I will not quarrel with my
-hrother because he asks a favor of my father, in a different manner from
myself." "Wash. 3Ietropo.
Caexuee-of Suwe Ships. From December, 1834, to July, 1836,
(eighteen months,) a single British cruizer (the Brigantine Buzzard,
lieut. Campbell) captured ten slave vessels, containing 3,460 Africans".
T-ho whole were under Spanish colors with the exception of two. The
-amount of prize-money is so considerable as to afford the sum of 5007. to
tto the common seamon belonging to the brigantine.
THE subscriber having a large interest in the TOWN OF RICHMOND,
and the adjoining lands, as will be seen by the diogr.'.phical sketch an-
nexed to the plan of said town, and desirous of advnncmg the improvement of
this important point, proposes to dispose of in and out lots on the most favora-
To such as will improve by erecting building, town lots will be given
gratis. Such persons as may procure lots by purchase or otherwise, can have
the privilege of cutting timber on four hundred acres of woodland, for building
The eligibility of the place for a town will not be disputed when Its rela-
tive situation to other important points is known. Always accessible to steam
boats of light draught, navigation is thus secured to the mouth of the Brazos.
The distance, only 30 miles, from Houston which city, having a direct and
safe steamboat navigation to the port of Gaheston, nature has designed as the
New York of Texas will make Richmond the point through which the gf eat
road to the west will always pass, and where the business of a very rich an
fertile country will centre.
Theincrease of populution7on the Brazos ha3 already suggested the forma-
tion of a new county to be called "Fort Bend," for which object congress has
been petitioned, and the county seat will of necessity be established at Rich-
mond. The subscriber, whose-interest in the town and out lots of Richmond con-
sists of 1700 acres, is willing to divide it into 100 shares, which he will also sell
on reasonable terms.
Persons wishing to avail themselves of good bargains in shares or lots, with
the sure increase of property, would find it to their advautuge to examine,and
conviuce themselves of the truth of the foregoing s atemeuts.
Richmond, July 11,1837. 79-6m THOS H. BORDEN.
For publishing a monthly newspaper at the city of Houstonio be called
THIS periodical will be adapted to the wants of a new country : its main
objects will be the promotion of religion-, virtue and morality, and the
x diffusion of learning. ,
Efforts will be particularly directed towards collecting an authentic account
of the adventures of the early settlers of Texas; their toils, their dangers, and
their suffering. The interesting incidents of the revolution, and those daring
achievements which have characterized the present contest, will be care-
fully collected and preserved for the columns of our journal.
A brief history of those who have distinguished themselves on the field of
battle, or in the halls of legislation, will be incorporated with other subjects in
the successive numbers of our paper. The noble spirits of the Alamo, the mar-
tyrs of La Bahia, ann the heroes of San Jacinto, will not be forgotten. Their
names will b'e handed down, their bravery for the pattern, and their memory
for the veneration of posterity.
The annual messages of the president will be placed on our pages, with oth-
er public documents whose preservation in such a form may be important.
The paper will be issued in convenient form; and efforts will be made to
render it worthj' of careful preservation : that it may be a publication to which
general referrence shall be made hereafter, for correct information on import-
ant facts in our history.
Interesting items of intelligence will be communicated, and also the most
important general laws and judicial decisions of the supreme court.
Political questions will not be discussed;yettherightis reserved of the free
expression of opinion on all the measures of the various departments of the gov-
ernment. The editorial department -will" be conducted by V. W. Hall.
Terms of subscription will be three dollars per annum, if paid in ndvance.,
After the first of October, five dollars.
Houston, June 7, 1837. 79-
A treasury dralt for $379 19, drawn iir favor of Manasseh Setey, dated
May 27, 1837, No. 1911, no&ndorscd. Two or three others lor $2j
each, for same person, and not endorsed, issued at Columbia about the 27th ol
last December. Another issued in favor of John Birth for 30, dated June 8,
1837, No. SMC9 or 2470, not certain which endorsed. Another issued in fa-
vor of Win. Ilant for $161 05, dated Kth of June, 1837. No. 400G, endorsed.
Payment of the above is stopped, and persons buying are requested to stop said
drafts if offered for 6ale. If returned to this office, a suitable reward will be
paid, and no questions uaked.
Houston, July 15, 1837. 79-tf MANNAS3EH SEVEY.
HAVING a general knowledge of the vacant as well us the appropriated
lands of this republic, as a surveyor; having resided in Texas for more
uiuu lour yuurs, aim maue it uiy uusmess 10 usceruuii wnurc iuc uesi. iuuuuuub
can be made in a beautFul rolling and well watered country, in the richest
part of the republic, I will act as agent for persons who may wisli to purchase,
sell or locate lands.
I will commence locations so soon as the land offices open.
All communications will be promptly attended to.
Houston, June, 1837. 78tf JOHN M. HENRIE, Land Agent.
THE copartnership heretofore existing nnder the firm of Smith and Allen,
is this day dissolved by mutual consent. Henry II. Allen is authorized to
the business of the concern. rsiJLikb r. o.vuiw,
Houston, June 7, 1837.
H. R. ALLEN.
a. in. ToniKiars, "
COUNSELLOR AT LAW,
HAVING located himself m the city oi Houston, will practice in all the
courts of the second iudici-1 aiotriet. He can ulwajs be found ath'is
boarding house Mr. Mann" a. June 28, 1837. 76-
Itost or Mislaid,
N the 17th inst. at or near the house of Capt. James Shipman, two drafts,
drawn by the auditor of public accounts for the republic of Texas, in fa
vor of myself; one for three hundred and twentv dollars and fiftv cents, dated
May 5, 1837, No. 1429, check letter U: the other for two -hundred and sixty-
five dollars and sixty-two cents, dated May 5, 1837, No. 1430, check letter T.
All persons are forewarned against trading for said drafts, as they are due and
payable only to myself. HENRY WHITING.
Houston, June 28, 1837. 76 & 78
TAKEN UP, by John Turner, on the Brasos, one sorrel horse, eight years
old, fifteen hands high, both hind feet white up to the pasterns, saddle
spots on both sides of the back, one -email white spot behind the ear, shod all
round, long switch tail : valued at one hundred and fifty dollars
Also, one bay horse, seven years old, fifteen hands high, saddle spots on both
sides of the back, a large star on the forehead, and a long snip on tho nose, a
white spot in the left eye, the fore feet white above' the pasterns, shod all round ;
valued atone hundred and seventy-five dollars.
June 28, 1837. 76-3t D. W. C. HARRIS, C. C.
Y former partner, Mr. Niles b Smith having withdrawn from the firm,
owineto nis bad state of health, the subscriber, formerly of the firm of
Smith and Allen will continue in business at the old stand of the above firm.
He has now on haud a large 6tock of Dry Goods, Groceries, &c, and is
daily receiving additional supplies.
Houston, June 7, 1837. H. R. ALLEN.
TEXAS liAW SALE. ,
Y virtue of an act of the general congress of the republic of Texas, passed
nt thmr Insf snwfon. authorising me to have surveyed the Island of Galves
ton, to be laid off in lots of not Jess than en? nor Over fc;t; " "-.h ; a hat
mu siuu jois oe soiu m uiu cny oi Houston to ine ni0iiesL uiuuci ui jjuuui mo-
tion, on the second Monday in November next. The public are hereby noti-
fied that the said island will be thus partitioned off in tiers, with suitable and
convenient avenues for ingress and egres3, leading across from the Bay to the
Gulf shore, and sold accordingly. The terms of sale will be one fourth cash,
and the balance in equal mstajnients payable in three, six and nine months,
with lien until final payment. The government will guarantee the purchaer
by patent. It is known that variousindividuals under specious pretexts pre-
tend to ho.d claims to this Island; the government, however, are satisfied that
all such claims are fictitious, and only calculated for speculation, and that the
right of the property is proporly in the government. Apian of the surveys will
be exhibited in Banks' Arcade, city of New Orleans, assoon as the work can bo,
completed. The locality of this Island for commercial advantages is too well
known to the public to need description; besides its very great and well known
advantages for health as a summer residence. It is confidently hoped that an
enlightened public will avail themselves of the advantages here offered.
City of Houston, June 21, 1837. Sec. of the Treasury.
07 The New Orleans Bulletin, Mobile Advertiser, Charleston Mercury,
Richmond Enquirer, Boston Advertiser, New York Star, Philadelphia Gazette,
Baltimore Chronicle, Louisville Advertiser and Journal, Nashville Banner and
Union, will please insert the above until the first day of November next, and
send their accounts to this department, ami tbeir several amounts will be remitted.
LAND FOR SALE.
THE subscriber offers for sale from 1000 to 3000 acres of land fronting on
Galveston Bay, above the moutli of Clear oreek. Persons wishing to pur-
chase will find him either on the premises, or on the Bernard at Mr M. Edwards.
Houston, July 15, 1837 78-6t RITSON MORRIS.
TWENTY DOLLARS REWARD.
STRAYED or stolen fiom this city since the 5th inst. a light gray horse eight
years old, about fourteen hands high, shod on the fore feet, with light color-
ed and long mano and tail, dark nose and legs somewhat dappled on the hind
quarters and a small sore on the withers-immediately under the pommel of-thc
saddle. Whoever will return him to the subscriber at Mrs . Mann's will re-
ceive the above reward.
Houston July 13 163i . . JAMES CLARKE.
Auction, Commission, Storcge &. Forwarding House and Land Agency
Office, Washington street, fronting the Ship and Steamboat landings,
MERCHANDISE, Manufacturers Wares, Country produce, received and
sold, stored and forwarded per order Also Real estate, Negro and
other-sales duly attended to.
fJ5Due attention given to the sale and tettling of Texas lands. ' --.
EVERETTE & CO. ij
Aut-tioneers, Commission & Forwarding Merchants.
Vicksburg, Mis. May 1837. 77m3.
Refferences ; Messrs Hunt, Littlejohn & Paugh ; Folks, Walker & Co ; Bart-Jett-Goodal&Co.,
Brown & Cobb, Davis & Wood, Harwood, Newman &Co.;
Binnie& Brown; Roper &McGrath; J W &JS Dennis; Alexander Moore;
Col7 Edwards, Capt. liigginuottom, Texas : Booker &; Co. Randolph,- Tenji. ;
J G Bartling &Co.; Crane & Parmer, Grand Gulf Mis. Agry & Cojle, Natch-
ez, Mis.GS& TS Meskill: Mills' Point, Ky. Brockway & Bacon: John Buf-
terwortn, h.sq.; I nomas mcbrrain; Wm.iiiJl Woodward, LouisvilJe, ii.y . uen .
MD Patton, Jackson Mis. J G Ott, Esq. Livingston, Mis. J B McllvaineEsq.
Maysville Ky. Jame3 McCade, Esq. rJicbolasville, Ky. David Sayre, Esq.,
Daniel M'C Payne. Esq. J H Hervey, Esq. TB Pincard Esq., Lexington
SITUATED in the county of Washington, sixty miles northwest of the city
of Houston, thirty five miles east of the town of Washington, and six miles
west of the Sau Jacinto River, in the centre of a high, beautiful and undulating
district of country, distinguished for health, good water, and soil.
It is expected that a new county will be organized, at the next session of
congress, embracing this section of country, in which event, the town of Mont-
gomery from its central position, must be selected as the seat of justice.
The San Jacinto aifords an excellent keel boat navigation to this point.
The most direct route from the city of Houston to Robertson's colony and Red
River settlements, and from Bevils settlement to Washington, pass through this
town. The great extent of good land lying contiguous, and its increasing and
enterprising agricultural population, cannot fail of making this one of the most
flourishing inland towns in this republic.
Sales of lots at auction will take place in the town of Montgomery, on tho
first Monday in September ensuing, and continue for three days."
Terms of sale, six, and twelve months credit. Notes with approved security
will be required. Good titles will be made upon the payment of the first notes.
W. W. SHEPPERD,) ,.
j. w. moody!)" comPanv-
Texas 4th July, 1837.
ER. EVANS and JOHN R. CUMM1NGS have associated-themselves in
. the practice of the law. They will attend to any business which may be
confided to them Their olfice is in Washington letter addressed to Evans
and Uumminers wmr.p pwrnntiy un.wi te-.
SEALED PROPOSALS will be received at the custom hotfse at Galveston
until the 1st of August next, for building a house for an office and public
store. The house to be forty by twenty feet, two stories high, eight windows,
with twelve lights of 8 by 10 glass, four batten doors, one flight of stairs, two
floors, the lower rough, the upper dressed, tongucd and grooved.
All the materials furniahed on the spot.
Port of Galveston, July 4f 1837. 78-2t G. BORDEN, Collector.
j jfney have also opened a land agency for the purchase and sale of real estate in
iTexas Their means of acquiring information about land are extensive, and
HOUSE and SMAL FARM in Austin county, 12 miles
above San Felipe, on the road leading to Washington
Thirty acres in cultivation, A. well of good water, itables, &c
Jer to the office of the TelecrJ-Pli.
July 22, 1837, 79-3t GUSTAVUS E. EDWARDS
traved op Stolen,
FROM the subscriber when at the city of Houston, a bay
filler;, three years old, branded with two Ms one over the
otner, and a w beneath them on tne leic snoumer. i wenty--five
dollars reward will be riwn to anv person who will de
liver Eaid.filley to Edward Waller, on Oyster bayou, near Brazoria.
Ju7y22,1837. .79-3t EDWARD WALLER.
One Hundred Bollars leeward.
UNA WAY from the subscriber in Sfarcb last,
two African Negrro men, about 5 feet 8 or 10 in
ches 'high, aged from twenty to twenty-five reartf,
one not so large asthe other, both of middlesize. Any
person delivering the said negroes to .Edward Waller
irviug on uysicr creeK, near xruzona, snail oe paid
July 22, 1837 79-3t EDWARD WALLER. .
LL persons are hereby forbid from cutting timber, or committing any
. trespass upon a tract of land containing five hundred and fifty-five acres
which has been claimed by fllons. Descbaumes. ihe subscriber is the sole
owner of the said land, and no one is authorized to exercise any control upon
the premises except himself.
Houston. July 18, 1837. 79-3t HENRY TIERWESTER.
m Estray Notice.
:fTlAKEN UP, by David Pevehouse, on the Brazos, one mare mule, ten years
j old, iron grey color about the head, and the balance a yellow brown ;
Spanish brands on the near shoulder and near hip, an d on the other thigh ; val
tied at S25.
Houston, Jule 21, 1837. 70-3t D. W. C. HARRIS, C. C.
Strayed or Stolen
BOUT the 20th of May last, from the subscriber living twelve miles from
' San Feline on the road leadintrto Bastron,a bav horse, three vears old
past, about fourteen and a half hands high, branded on the shoulder thuB (F),
some Spanish brand, but not recollected. Any person giviug information so
that I get him again, shall be amply remunerated. T
July 22, 1837 79-lt CHARLES AMSLER.
Estray Notice. Austin County.
TAKEN UP, by Churchwell Fulcher, one mare, 6 years old, not broke, no
brand ; also a chesnut sorrel stud colt, 2 years old, blaze face, roan tail, no
'brand. An unbroke bay mare, 14 bands high, 4 or 5 years old, no brand, small
whitestreaklnthe face, lafthind foot white, and half the other.
By Hall, a black stud horse, 14 hands high, half moon in bis face, no
mark nor brand.
By James Kelly, a chesnuttsorrel or dun mare, flaxen gmane and tail, star
in the forehead, hind feet white, branded 2 on the left shoulder.
By James A. York, a brown bay studhorse, 5 years old, 15 hands' high,
. By J. H. Dennis, a bright bay horse, 8 years old, 14 hands high, star in
the forehead, hind feet white, Spanish brand.
By N. C. Brookshire, a brown horse, 3 years old, 2 fore feet white,
By E. W. Best, a paint horse, 14 bands high. 6 years old, Spanish
By Panky Slotkey, a dun brown horse, right ear gashed, 12 years old,
small white speck in the forehead, black mane'and tail, brand on each thigh.
San Felipe, July 1, 1837. 79-3t JNO. B. JOHNSON, C. C.
CUSTOM HOUSE ISECrUIATIONS
For the district and Port of Galveston.
MASTERS of vessels and all persons concerned in the shipment of goods
wares and merchandise, are notified that the rules and regulations of the
custom houses in the United States, are now adopted in this republic sofar as
the law and circumstanees will permit. All reports therefore, presented, and all
business done at the custom house at Galveston, will be required to be made and
executed in conformity thereto. Masters of vessels on arriving must attend to
reporting and entering as specified by the laws; and will not be allowed to hnd
any baggage or goods, until consignees and passengers have made the necessary
entries at the custom house, and obtained permits for that purpose.
Consignees, Importers, or their agents will make their entries of all goods
wares and merchandise, accompanied by the original invoices to be examined,
previous to landing them.
Shippers will be particular in designating packages by numbers which
has hitherto been much neglected.
No bank bill will be received in payment of duties except such as will
fass at par in the city of New Orleans; and any amount due the custom house
es3 than five dollars, to be paid in specie.
Vessels bound to this district will hereafter do their business at this place.
Business hours from 9 A. M. till 4 P . M . except on Sundays, when the of-
fice will be closed .
1st July 1837. 78-6t G. BORDEN, Collector.
LL persons are hereby notified that proceedings will be instituted against
anv person who commits either trespass or waste upon any cf the lands
belonging to the estate of the late Edward St. Jchn Hawkins, deceased, which
his representatives, the heirs of the late Joseph H. Hawkins, claim, or in which
they are interested.
GEO. N. HAWKINS, Adm'r. of E. St. J. Hawkins.
- May 30, 1837. 7I-6m
AVING done business in tbe land office of Austin's Colony preiou6to its
nftinir ciosm "" uuiiua iuut uniu iiuviusr imenaeu io tne entries oi ap
plicants for land, 31 on this account I am annoyed with frequent enquiries re
lative to selections, .wiuw uiereiure, io give notice, tnat tne jana papers nave
been put into the possessjon of J. F. Perry and myself, for the purpose of ma-
king the returns of the late" empresario S. F. Austin to the government, in pur-
suance of a resolution of the senate and having positive orders from the state
department not to make any other use of the papers belonging to the land office,
it is hoped applications will not be roade to me for information relotive to sur-
veys and locations, as it cannot be given. G. BORDEN, fr.
May 16; 1837. 69-tf .
OERSONS wishing to purchase land can obtain some very choice selections
JRT very low for cash, by applying to the subscriber at Bolivar.
June 8. HENRY AUSTIN.
HAVING resigned the officeof Sugeon General of the Army of Texas, now
offers his professional services to the citizens of Houston and its vicinity.
His long experience in the treatment of diseases of this climate will, he trusts,
entitle him to a share of public patronage.
Houston, June 5, 1837. 73-tf
HALF A LEAGUE OF LAND FOR SALE.
I' WISH to sell a balf league of Land ihe other half belongs to Mr. John
JL Merry, who now resides at Houston, and who also wnhes to sell. This league
of land is fronting on the river San Jacinto; part noodland and part prairie;
well selected, and convenient to navigation. The timber is of the largest growth
of oak, cypress, and pine. The prairie part is said to bo equal to any prairie
land in the lower country. The title is undoubted ; as it is said, " Merry's head
right was cleared by me on halvea."
New Washington. 7rfay 20, 1537. oaw-3m tf
their charges will be at the usual rates
wasmngton, uneyotn, inn
The subscribers have just received for sale, on consignment, -100 kegs of mix-,
ed paints and oils, 2 casks rich cut glassware, a small lot of ready made
cloth clothing, a first rate article and 15 hogsheads ofsuear. which will fp
sold low. -
DOBIE &. McCASKLE.
Harri3burg, July 3, 1837. 77
ARCHIBALD WYNNSand WILLIAM LAWRENCE hate associated
themselves in the practice of the law. Their office is in the Citv of
Houston, where one of tf-em may he found at all times. They will attend the
courts of the second judicial district, an 1 tbe county courts of Brazoria and
Liberty. Business entrusted to them will hn thanVfnflv mZmvaA o,i .
ly attended to. I
Houston, j'uly 3d, 1837. -j-jtf
Y order of the honorable A. Rabb, judge ofthe probate court of tbe coun-
j ui iiiiuu., a. nm jjuac iw puujiu sciie ior casn, in tne town ot Mina. on
....j, ..ku. luiuiouumtijoKu a jji 1 ui iue rem esuue Deionging to the
succession of Charles S. Smith, deceased, consisting of one fourth of a league of
land lying west ofthe Colorado river, and ore blockof building lots in the town
of Mina: nlsn all thernnl pqfnfo hplnnrinff fn k en..aSc;nn -t ;- ti
deceased, consisting of two building lots in the town of Mina.
uua,uui;.;U) iw- 1. iuspiss&Y, Admr.
THE CITY OF BUFF ALOE,
Buffaloe Bayou, Texas:
THIS city, most .-ligibiy s tuated, and nearly equidistant from the most imi
portant towns 111 lexas, and decidedly the best location in the country,
asnell from the quality ofits well timbered laud and internal prodictne adl
vantages, with a pure spring of fresh water, is now beinlaid out into lots for
public or private sale. The city of Buffaloe is distant from tho Brazos about
22 miles; from the mouth o: the San Jacinto 10 miles, and from the citv of
Houston about 8 miles. As the Buffaloe bayou, above Its, junction -nith the
San Jacinto river, and even tip to the levee ofthe projected city, widens to a con-
siderable extent, vessels that can cross Red Fish bar may sail u p, in one day and
discharge their cargoes. The proprietors of the town have determined as "oon
as practicable to run a rail road to sjtrike the Brazos seven miles above Bolivar
and to use every effort, having considerable capital at their control, to rival
any city or town in Texas. Application for lots to be made to Mr. Mehi-
wether W. Smith, on the premises. Houston, July 8, 1837 77 r
House, Sign, and Ornamental Fainting-. "
THE subscriber begs leave to inform the citizens of Houston and the coun-
try at large, that he intends carrj-ing on the above business in all its va-.
rious branches, in tbe city of Houston, and by a diligent attention to "business
be expects to meet with a share of public patronage.
Houston, July 1 3, 1837. tf L. S. MARGUIRET.
N. B. Orders for signs from any part of the country shall be- promptly at-
tended to. Address to the care of Col. Thos. Wm. Ward
ILL be given for delivering to me on Bailey's Prairie, seven miles from
Columbia, a negro man named -Joe, belons-in"- rn fho enncci r k
1 .to 1W. T?nvrnt Trillin, wdn tnnr ntY TtrJth IiJ r . .
Jtl " -rT.il i'i u , , " mesican anu two norses,
saddles and bridles. I Ins negro was in the Alamo with his master whpn ,'t -nri
.i 4-v. i.. .. r 41. t.
laKen; mm ivus tuu uiuj luaii uum me uoionies wuo was not put to death he
is about twenty-fit e ear3 of age, five feet ten or eleven iriche h." h, ery black
and good countenance: had on when he left, on the mVht f thn. tIi - -i ..n
- 'ui mi.
a cant im-v.cn amuuBi loiiuu jucuei aim new wnite cotton par.; 01 ., One Qr
the horses taken is a bay, about 14 hands l igh tery hpav built, wVh a blaze
in his face, a bushy mane and tail, and a sore back; also the property of saM
j..- , -. ., ...-..-- --. . M ,w,i, Au ii. tuns iun. ine saddlea
are of the Spanish form, but of American manufacture, and one of them covered
with blue cloth Fort dollars will be given for Joe and the small biv horsT
fShannon,) and ten dollars for the Mexican other lmrcnH ,ui.. .J-l ,,
i.vih nrin ios
rpHin,n,Dnn(nl, l l . , """
... .""..-.jMc iun.cuuji.- niuu uiiuuunurea miles from mv rpsfdpnrp
will pay all reasonablo travelling expenses, in addition to the above reward
JOHN R. JONES. Ex'r of W n tv.-.."
Bailey's Prairie, May 21st, 1837. ' r f 70?
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