The Morning Star (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 217, Ed. 1, Wednesday, January 1, 1840 Page: 1 of 4
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THIS MORNIW SI MR.
Published Daily Sundays excepted at the Office f the Telegraph at $19 per annum semi-annttaUg in advance.
HOUSTON WEDNESDAY MORNING JANUARY L 1840.
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THE MORNING STAR;
Pabllahed Dally at tile OOln af the Teltgrapli
BY J. "W. CEUGEK.
Turn The Morning Star is published Pai ly Sundays rx-
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Steam Boat Cards Announcements etc etc. Till be charged
for at the same n e as advertisements.
J-All Letters and Communications intended for the Morn-
ing Star miM be addressed post paid to the'Editor.
THE Laws and Decrees of the state of COAHUl-
LA AND TEXAS complete in Spanish and English
just published and lor sale at this office.
FT! Real old lrU Yhkty and Jamaica Rim
.I.-OGETHER with a geneajlasorncnt of Liquor
un retail bv
's i. co
ALL persons indebted to the S:ar fur subscrip ions or adver-
tising will please call at ray office on Main-street and
settle the same previous to the 1st "of January 13I0or they will
be placed in an officer's hands for collet lion.
novKdlf J W CRDGER
GV. ADAMS notary public ottice on Court-house square
in the room recently occupied by John A. r ewlamls Esq.
ejv To Rent.
Hi The large room immediately ov et the "Arcade" at pres-
ent occupied by the vl onic fraternity as a Lodge nom. It is
the most superbly hnished room in the cityand w ell calculated
fora residence Inrasmall family; or for an office. The cen-
tral situation of ibis room has many advantages in point of con-
venience to persons engaged in business not to be foand else-
where in the city in addition to I he superior style in which it is
fitted up which render it desirable.
The house at present occupied by Robert Walker Esq as a
.magistrate's oilue nearly opposite the Arcade.
A comfortable residence lor a small family situated directly
opposite the residence ot the Hon. Alcee Li Blanche Ameri-
can charge d'afiairs.
The above premises w ill be let on accommod-iing terms by
application to ENRY KESLER
T A oi re
BE Stockholders of the Houston and B azos Bail Road
company are requested to meet in this city at the office of the
ouston Town company on the 20'h of December forthepur-
poe of electing "cv en Dircc.ors a Treasurer and such lithe-
officers as they may think neee-sary to cunducl the business of
said Company" in conformity with an act of congress creating
said company January 2Gth 1839.
A C ALLEN comm'rs
TJI LEAGUE $ luustcn.
Nor. 2) wt di09
T Administrator s notice
be undersigned having been appointed by the bon the Pro-
bate court in and for the county ot Harrisburg administrator
on the estate of Edmond It niL'rson deceased notifies all per-
sons having claims against the said estate to present them prop-
erly authenticated for payment; and those indeb'cd to the same
are requested to make immediate payment to
B F TANKERSLEY
. My agent and attorney
de9 dl93-tf DAVID .7 COLE Administrator
SHEairr's Sale By virtue of sundry executionsto me direct-
ed by the bon. ihedis'nct court in and for the county of
Harrisburg I have levied upon and w ill i xpose at public sale
on the 7th clay of January next 1810 it being the hrst Tuesday
of said month all the n?ht title interest tud claim of Robert
Wilson and Stephen Ru bardon in and to one-quarter ot a
league of land being the upper quarter of the Ilamil on tiact.
at Harrisburg; seized and taken in "xecution as Hie properly of
Robert Wilson and btephen Rich .rds.m to satisfy sundry exe-
cutions viz: one in lavur of James Knight one intavorol Thos
Davis tind one in far.tr ol John Birdsall agent ot the heirs ot
WaKer C White decease l.induill be sold by meuithin the
'lours presc ibedby law terms cash w ith appraisement
dec 6 J W MOORE Sheriff
Sheriff's sjALLUj- 4 lrlae of sundry execuiions to me direct-
ed by the Lon. Ihedislricl conn in and lor tho county of Har-
risburg I hae lev l d upon and will expose at public sale on
the Till day of Januarv 1810 it birg ihe first uesday of said
month all the right title interest and claim of William X Bro-
naugh ia and to lot no. 1 in blcrrk no. 19 with th: buildings Ac
being and situated in the city of Houston as marked on the ori-
ginal plat made by G & T II Bur 'en; seized and taKea in exe-
cution as the property of Wm X Bionaugh to satisfy sundry cx-
cutions viz: two in favor of William Jones one in favor of
Wm J Kyle one in favorof John Alexander Newlaudsand the
other in favor of W W G irnctt for the benefit of the officers of
court and will be sold by me within the hours prescribed by
law terms cash with si praisement.
dec 6 J W MOORE. SIienrT
Sqeriff's Sale By virtue of an execution tome directed by
the hon. the district court iu tnd for iu county of Harris-
burg I have levid upon and will expose at imblic sale on the
7th day of January next 1940 it being Ihe first Tuesday in said
month all the right title interest and claim of Henry Levcn-
hagen in and tojot no. 3 in block no. 21 situated on AuMin-.t.
in the city of Houston with a comfortable dwelling hnuse erect-
ed thereon seized and taken in execution as the property of the
said Levenbagen to satisfy an execion in favor nf D.ivld G
Burnet and will be sold by me within Ihe hours prescribed by
law terms cash with appraisement.
' dee 6 JNO W MOORE Sheriff
SnEairrs Sale By virtue of an execution to me directed by
the hon. the district court in and for the county of Harris-
burg I have levied upon and will expose to public sale on the
first Tuesday in November next at the court-house door in Ihe
eily of Houston all the right title interest and claim of Henry
R Crawford John Jordan and Zac"i N Morrell in and to lots
Nos 9 10 and II in block No 7 with the improvements etc
as well as the south-east halfof lot no. 12 in block no. 13 with
a comfortable dwelling house and kitchen thereon erected; all
of which property is situated within thecity of Houston levied
upon as the property of the said Crawford Jordan and Morrell
to satisfy a judgment in favor of Matthew Barnett and will be
sold by me within the henrs prescribed by law lor cash with
octl J W MOORE Sheriff
Nr B The above sale is continued to Tuesday the 7th diy
of January 1840 when it will take plice agreeably to law on
a twelve months credit with 'approved security without ap
1) i lepubhe of Tezas. County of Harrisburg.
. rob te Court Decembers 1839. Noiieci hereby given
tn who u il may concern that John Hutchinson and David Y
Portis have thisday petitioned for the appointment of curators
to the vicant succession of James G Hutchinson deceased and
that if a ly opposition be intended the same must be tnada within
ten days at which tune the petition will be acted upon.
By order or B P BUCKNEU Judge of Probate
J A SotTiimyp deputy lerk dlO 207
LAND FOR SALE NEAR HE CITY OF AUTS IN.
ONE tract ofland consisting of 370 acres situated about .miles
cast from thuPrcsidcntshoitsc.aud o.itheroid recently viewed
andiuaiked out b the coininisstoiH.rsU.ad.ng from Bastrop to Austin.
Oiic-hilfof the tract is will umbered and the remainder Unch
Pnyne. Thcreis on the tractseveraliicTirf&ihngspnngs. ofthe pu
rest water. The growth of the umliercd land is live ok post oax
pecan muskeci cotton wooddog wood Ac etc During the pre-
sent season of extraordinary drought the spring branch luniiinz
through thtsiractol land has been sufficiently large to tint a vessel
drawing two f iot water.
The surface ot this tract is beautifully (bvcrstfifd w.iu hill and dale
withal' the growth peculiar tuuur fetldc lands and the beautiful
shrubl Jrvat.r! flowers w hich adorn our prairies. It will admit of 4
s.t! aunts atfjriiingm each a lair share of timber and water with
beautiful em nenees for budding situations.
ALSO 1250 acres 12 nnlen north of.tus'in near the Pdot Knob.
This tract r.asomt an abundant supply of nv-verrailingspring water
but is sc-trceof umber Lting pnncipally rich praine ana the timber
being co.tfined to thecrctk which runs .hroughit.
ALSO 640 acres IOmdcssouh west of Austin on the waters of
Omon Creek. Tn.s tractis plentifully twpplicd with both water and
timber about one-half of the tract is ferule.
Tcbmi- which vvdl be moderate will be made known on applxa-
tion to JAMES BURK.
Austin October 16 w3 229
Y virtue of two executions to me directed from the Hon. the
Probate Court of the county of Liberty I have levied upon and
wilt ofii.r tor sate at the court houg?diH)rm ihe town of Liberty on
the 1st Tuesday of December next all the right title interest and
claim th-it the succession of M. It. Munon dee'd has in and to a
certain Negro Woman named Mdly about nineteen years of age
and her child Moses about fifteen months o levied upon as the
proptrlv of said succcs-ion to satisfy said executions on- in favor
of Alex. S. Roberts and the other in favorof LiamilP.Coitasainsi
Terms cash par morey with appraisement. Sale within the
hours presenbed by law.
B. W. H4RDIN ShenfT L.C.
Liberty Nov. 2 1339. w4-234
PRrpublic of Texts County if Harrisburg
robvte ourt Dec 3d 183.1 Notice is hereby given to all
whom it mayconcern that John Simmons has thi day applied
for the appoi ument of curat r lo the vac nt succession of
Thos S.inlord dee'd and that if any oppi-itiun lu his appoint-
ment be intended the same must be n .ule within ten days at
which ii ne Ihe petition of applicant will be acted upon.
By on'er or B P BUCKNR Judge tf Probate
J A Siicthmitd deputy clerk dl0 204
ON the 4th day of May 1339 1 sjld to onj Benjamin C. lucklev
of M s-isjippi tbrec promissory nous drawn m my favor; one
by Charle Uigelow dateitoathe Jiof May 1339 for 81050 and one
ot the sa no date for SUSO both due tweive months aficr dale and
one dr i bv R IL Lubbock dated oa or about the I5tn of March
1Sj9 tor 81000 exact time of coming due not recollected for all of
which sad Buckley pad me in MADISONVILLK and PCRL
RIVKR MONEY which has since proven a fraudulent and wortn-h-ss
issue. On the ISlli of this insl. the agent ofthe said Buckley
came to this eily and agreed to return said notes to me iu considera-
tion that I would return to him the money I had receiv d for them
which I did in ihe presence of Messrs. Bigjow B) -no. Gravis and
Hujlies all of th s c.ty yet ths sii.l agent in direct violation of h
agreement did nut deliver the notes to in but has absconded with
them iu doubt with the mtenLon of selling them lo some person
ignorant of the above facts
Tuts u therefore to notitya'l p rsonsnot to Ira le for said notes
as ihemiirers hive ben fully notified of the frauds pneticed on me
by Buckley and his agent anJ pav me t stop'! in their hands
.Vov.-O 3t 233 ' M. T. Rfli:RS.
Received per brig Xukmalanla
. rom uaugor 40000 leet wni'e pin- weaiherboarding
2jIpOJ leet inch and a hall clear plank- 40 00 .'ret inch clear
I.-! -jinnn.L.V-l -.- i; .... l. - i.:i. .- ..
j'laniv jruwNiiuji-j n-ew uuts Ni-u; j suingic niacin 'es;
an iiivoiee ufbooksand stationery; all ol which are otT:rcd for
lale on rcas mablc leius.
d--itl17lf APASJLH RI5
l .i-. I'dr rti. Ilrlr.i.it
s-j!TiiEfiue fast sailing brig Ci i" -lo ill be despatched for
3s""& h'' abjte pun in all next ueek.
For ire'ght or passage having sitperur accommodations ap-
'de 7 d!97-tf ADAMS A HARRIS
l ----s. Fo" 6acrcigit or charter.
J The superior rat sailing brig balmalanl i i ctferedas
.1 x bjye on the most favot.tble terms. This vessel is four
years old coppe'r lastent d and has an elegant and spjeious cab-
in; she i now 1 ing in Galveston bsy.
dc 7 dl97-lT ADAMS ef- HARRIS
Ql 15 LS. superior braadv ; 20 bbl supenur gin. 20 bbls
Aj superior rum; 2000 oars; 400Uj) shiuale-; lo.lOO reet
whi'e pine plank on boardlheschr CuWcw from Cusunnow
lying at Gdlvestoj and will be sold on the most favorable terms
ib-livcred here or at Galveston.
de7 dl97-tr ADAMS & HARRIS.
Cn'l'ON Gins tor sale
1( cor vos a
u dc it d2oo r
CIUS BIGIvLOW i CO
HI) I) Clinton Harris
as sev tral building lo"s p'easjn ly s uated in .'iTercnl parts
ol the ci v whichhcwill sell in. good terms. Applt at
dc 7 'MTtf ADAMS &. HARRIS
rE VCUE A"D"REWS CO have just received and of
ler lor sale
10'itlUlb-hollowwareofall descriplio s
5 pircs Holland gin orstiperior quality
5 do b si Cognzi Lr udy
5 do Champagne brandy 3 casks TcnncrifTe wine
3 casks best dry Madeira
3 cask London djck port wine
10 do pale a dgoldsbcirv
50 baskets Champaigne wine or Ihe lirst brands
15 barrels Clegsei's ale a superior .irtiele
50 d z brown stout 50 doz Scotch ale
1 birrel Usqueb .ugh Irish Whiskey
15 bbls vini --ar 50 bbls N E rum
50 ke's nail-of all si?es 00 scks Liveipool salt
200 boxes assorted window tlass 20 bjxes fig. blue
50 do white soap 50 do mould candles
25 do French pickles 10 d chocolate
10 do Dutch pipes 20 doz common chairs
20 dn7 enne bottom chairs 5 doz Russian hau
5 doz beaver hats ill sizes all sizes
A targe assoitment of fresh garden seeds
The ab.ivc articles which areall of a very superior quality
wc have just received by direct importations and oiler lor sale
jalow prices for cash
de H dSO&f LEAGUE ANDREWS k CO
iiereas several persons have been in te habit oi trespass-
ing on mjr woodland ou the north side of B.flalo bayou abort
and adjuiuing the land of MrStockbridge I hereby givenotic
that all trespassers from this dste will be dealt with as the lav
direels. Wood or limber may be had at a reasonable price by
applying at my Store corner of Main and Franklin-its.
de 13 d20l HENRY EVANS
Woman that Is capable or cooking; washing and ironinc
Tot a small family apply to Geo GAZLEY
de 13 dl203 At Gwley ef- R-.binson's 4 Long row
Fur Sale or Rent.
convenient dwelling bou-e situated on Preston -streetnear -the
Also The honse and lot with Ihe stable attached sitaatedoa
Praitic street near Main sttect a desirable situation lor a
.If v the lot adjoining the above and fronting on Prairie ami
Also the corner lot fronting on Congress and San Jacinto-
streets adjoining Madam New lands'
Theabove will bcsold or leased an reasonable terms. For'
particulars ei quire of
de 12 d20Uf D SARGENT
LL persons indebted to the firm of Cooke & Ewtng aro
hrieby notified ihat nnless settlement is nude by the 1st cfjin-
u.ry 1810 . suits willbecomm-nced immediately without re-
speci to persons. HY. R BYRNE Agent
N " Hy. F Byrne can be found at C Bigelow's Main-st
or Clark &. Co's drug-store Long-row.
'' H W3-335 dG-207
FOR SALE OR RE T A very commodious .ind conven
ieut two story hou e out houses and extensive stabling all
in the town of Richmond drsirably situated and well calculated
for a Hotel also will be offered lor saleaqcantity of household
rurni ure &C: alsoagood supply ol hay and corn the whole at
privat vile and on accommodating terms. For other partieu
ipr'y"1 s. cvtittt it
oe 15 d4 lfiStr
1 OOZ. AloIOCeO
Auctioneer $ General Afml.
athcr all ol which will b: sold low
C. KESLER & CO.
AHEUEMIEUG &. VEUDER
UCTIONEERS General Agents Forwardmg and Commia-
aiou Merchants Mam street Houston Texs.
Galreiton Messrs. M'CuIIough & Allen; Van Winkle Brothers;
M'Kmn et Williams.
-Vcia Orleans J II Levjrich dc G Lumsilen Kendall it Co Epp
&. Re.d Pi rcc Shannon &. Brothers.
Veir York J M Miller et Co.
Mobile Peitch Van Antwerp & Co.
sept 24 d!43- If
llC. Copartnership heretofore existing between MARTIN
efcEDUONDSON was on this the 20th October by mutual
A persons having claims against said firm will presenttheir
i cc ints o John Edmondsein for payment and all persons ow-
ing (aid firm will make immediate payment to Edmondson.
GEO. M. MARTIN.
HE Turning and Bedste id-Making business will be con-
tinued br me at the old stand.
oct 23-dltH-tf JO JiN ED.WONDSON.
TIT PRIVATE BOARD.
IVlflS. MOTT can accommodate a few baarders (only) at
her hiuse on Milam Street next door to ihe house lately occu-
pied by the Post master General and immediately in the rear
of Ke'let's Arcade. oct 1" (10 lCTlf .
AMR. J. L. MCKKLSO.N '
T the Telesraph pabhshmg Office is fully authorized to act as
A.: in for lha "Xehutond Telescope" and to receipt for momealn
my nsiiu S. S. CALLENDER Publisher
H-c'nn.ind Scprl3 dH5-tf
LI" Hall i .If Keicr
I J. AVE just received and offer for sale at No C Long-row
Readv m ide clothing Hats boots and shoes
Saddlery and harne'S O-ueensware
fird.vare Baton Pork
nor II d!77-tf
A To Ken'
.LX. commodious Store; it being one ofthe best business stands
Inthecitv. Also a verydesirable dwelling house situalednear
Ihearsenal; possession of each given unmedhtely; enquire of
sept 27 d!45-lf II SNDERSON
L HE subscriber has. opened a Ho irding-House in Congress-
street fv o doors below the Mayor s fhee where he can accam-
niodate gentlemen or ramilies at SI0 eacn person (without
ItligiiiA and S12 wi.h lodging per week.
ALS l For Rent three Store rooms in the basement story
of said house on liberal terms. C. M.
nv 7 dl72-ir
Pockel'Booi containinga sum ofmoney and some few pa
pers w liich the owner may have by paying for thu advertise
jucnl and calling at the Petet-otEcc. -'
rov II dl75-tf
A For Sale
Valuible fOUSE and LOT situated on Franklin-street
iwa.- theTTelegraph printing-office-; with the household Furni-
ture kitchen utensils 4c. Also a book-bindery with a good
stock or materials presses eke.; all of which will b sold low
for cash. Fur particulars apply at the Telegrapn office or
lo HE SACKMANN
nov 18 dlgO If . on the premises
PiekJIie of Texas: County ol Harrisburg
r.ibatf. Court November 1'crm 1839. Succession of Chas
By virtue of an ordtrfrom the Probate court entered in the
miner ofthissucccssiun I will ofler for sale on the premises
on t!is first Tuesday inr'anuary 1810 within the hours prescri-
bed n- Ian all ihe right title and interest of the succession of
Charles Miller deceased ir and lo the half of lot No i in block
No 2 in the city of ausion toge her with the house kuown as
the Milam Hotel and all other improvements thereon. Also
all suck other property of sMd succession as remains unadmin-
istered. Terms cfsaleE'ghthmdred and fifteen dollars in the mili-
tary scrip and promissory notes of this Republic; the balance
eash subject to the appraisement
dec2dl92-ids B P BUCKNER
spOUUU Sabine Stock. Al-oone league and labor of
Iand situated on White Oak creek east side of the Trinity
river to be had low lor cash. Inquire of
dee 4 dl94-tt C BIGELOW Vila si efontoa
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