The Morning Star (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 218, Ed. 1, Thursday, January 2, 1840 Page: 1 of 4
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THE WKIG STAR.
PukUthed Daily Sundays excepted at thz Office of the Telegraph at 1 1 per annum semUannmaUp -in advance.
HOUSTON. THURSDAY MORNING JANUAKY 2. 1840.
THE MORNING STAR
PabUsked Dtlljr at be Office of llu Telegraph
BY J. YT. CaUGSK.
Tax. The Horning Star is published Daily Sundays ex-
cepted at 912 per annum payable semi-annually in advance
Adtebtwso. Two Dollars per square Tor the first insertion
One Dollar per square for the second and Fifty Cents lor each
continuance. Eight lines or less to constitute a square.
To Merchants and others advertising by the year a reason
able deduction from the above rates will be made.
Steam Boat Cards Announcements etc etc. will be charged
for at the same ra e as advertisements.
J-All Litters and Communications intended for the Morn-
ing Star.must be addressed post paid to the Editor.
THE Laws and Decrees of the state of COAHCI-
LA AND TEXAS complete in Spanish and English
just published and for sale at this office.
TRcal old Irish Whjkey and Jamaica Rum
S ETHER with a general assortment of Liquors on retail by
nor 27 d6-193 LKAGUF. ANDREWS ACQ
A LL persons indebted to the Star for subscriptions or adver-
r tistnv. will nlease call at mr office on Main-street and
settle the same previous to the 1st of January 1840orthey will
Oe placet! man omctrs nanus iorcoiici iiuu..-. -fg
nov13dtf ' JWsCftPR
W. ADAMS notary public office on Court-houses)!
seemly occupied by John A. Aewlanils
in the room reci
miy 7 daMf
10 if ear
1H1 Trie large room immediately over the "Arcade" at pres-
ent occupied by the M.-sonie fraternity as a Lodge r om. It is
the most superbly finished room in the cilyand well calculated
for a residence for a small family or for an office. The cen-
tral situation of this room has many advantages in point of con-
venience to persons engaged in business not to be found else-
where in the city in addition to ihe superitr style in which it is
fined up which "render it desirable.
The house at present occupied by Robert Walker Esq as a
magistrate's office nearly oppositethc Arcade.
A comfortable residence loj a small family situated directly
opposite the residence oi the Hon. Aicee La Branche Ameri-
can charge d'affairs. .
The above premises will be let oa accommodating terms by
application to uENRY KESLER
nov30 '9'"f .
HE Stockholders of the Houston aad Brazos Sail Road
company are requested to meet in this city at the office of the
Houston Town company on the 20th of December forthepur-
pose of electing "even Directors a Treasurer and such othe'
officers as they may think necessary to conduct the business of
said Company" in conformity with an act of congress creating
:-aid company January 26th 1639.
AU Al4b4. r UJUIU1I3
Nov. 23 w I W09
TM LEAGUE J muston.
T Administrator's notice
he undersigned having been appointed by the hon. the Pro-
bale court in and for the county of Hamburg administrator
on the estate of Ediuond R Anderson deceased notifies all per-
sons having claims against Ihe said estate to present them prop-
erly authenticated for payment; and those indebted to the same
are requested to make immediate payment to
B F TANKERSLEY
My agent and attorney
de9 dlDS-tf DAVID R COLE Administrator
SHEBirr's Sle By virtue ofsundryexecutionstomc direct-
ed by the hon. Ihe district court in and for the county of
Harrisburg I have levied upon ?nd ill xpose at public sale
on the 7th day of January nex" ll it being the first Tuesday
of said month all the right :.!- .merest and claim of Robert
Wilson and Stephen Richardson in and to one-quarter of a
le.-i!ue of land being the unrcr Quarter of the Hamilton tiact.
at Harrisburg; seized and taken in :iecutinn as Ihe properly of
Robert Wilson and Stephen Richardson to watisfy sundry exe-
cutions viz: one in favor of James Knight one in favor ol Thos
Davis and one in favnrof John Birdsall agent ol the heirs ot
Waller C White deceased and will be sold by me within the
'ours prescribed !y law terms cash w ith appraisement
dec 6 J W MOORF Sherifl
Sacai-r's Sile By virtue of sundry executions to me direct-
ed by the hon. the district court in and for the county of Har-
risburg I have levied upon and will expose at public sale on
the'th day of January 1840 it being the first ' tiesday of said
month all the right title interest and claim of William N Bro-
naugh in and to lot uo. 1 in block no. 19 with the buildings Sec
being and situated in the city of Houston as marked on the ori-
ginal plat made by G & T ft Burden; seized and taiten in exe-
cution as the property of Wm N B rooaugli to satisfy sundry ex-
cutions viz: two in favor ofWiIliam Jones one in favor of
WmJ Kyle one in favor of John Alexander Newlandsand the
other in favor of W W Garnett for the benefit of the officers of
court and will be sold by me within the hours prescribed by
law terms cash with appraisement
dee 6 J W MOORE. Sheriff
Snearrr's 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 levid upon and will expose at public sale on the
7th day of January next 1840 it being the first Tuesday in said
month all the right title interest and claim of Henry Leven-
hagen in and to lot no. 3 in block no. 24 situated on Austin-st.
in the city of Houtton with a comfortable dwelliughouse erect-
ed thereon seized and taken in execution as the property of the
said Levenhagen to satisfy an execution in favor of Da vld G
Burnet and will be sold by me within the hours prescribed by
law terms cash with appraisement
dec 6 JNO W MOORE Sheriff
Sozairr'a Silt 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 the
city of Houston all the right title interest and claim of Henry
R Crawford John Jordan andZacli N Morrell in andtolots
Nos 9 10 and II in bloek No 7 with the improvements etc
as well as the south-east half of lot no. 12 in block no. 13 with
a comfortable dwelling house and kitchen thereon erected; all
of which property is situated within tbeeity 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 hours prescribed by law for cash with
cell J W MOORE Sheriff
N B The above sale is continued to Tuesday the 7th day
of January 1840 when it will take place agreeably to law on
a twelve months credit with approved security without ap-
praisement. de JWHOOtE.Sueriff
P. lepublie of Texas. County of Harrisburg.
sosite Court December 5 1839. Notice is hereby given
to who.M it may concern that John Hutchinson and David Y
Portis hive thisday petitioned for the appointment of curators
to the vacant succession of James G Hatcbinson deceased and
that ifai.r opposition be intended the same must be mad within
ten days at which tune the petition will be acted upon.
By order of B P BUCKNEE Judge of Probate
J A Sotrrnmvo deputy lerk dIO-207
LAND FOR SALE NEAR . HE CITY OF AUTS-IN.
ONE tract of land consisting of 370 acres Situated about 2 cules
east from the Presidents house and on the road recently viewed
andmarLed out by the commissioners leading from Bastrop to Austin.
One-half of the tract is well limbered and the remainder is nch
Prairie. There is on the tract several never fading springs ofthe pu
rest sva'er. The growth of the timliered land is live oak post oak
pecan muskeet cotton wood dog wood Ac Ac During the pre-
sent season of extraordinary drought the spring branch running
through tins tract ol land has been sufficiently large to float a vetsu
drawing two foot water.
The surface of this tract is beauttfaHr diversified with hill and dale
with aP the growth peculiar to our fertile lands and the beautiful
shrubberyand flowers which adorn our praines. It will admit of 1
etdeme.its nrBrdinc to each a fair share of timber and water with
beautiful eminences for building atoauons.
ALSO: 12S0 acres 12 mdes north of Austin near the Pdot Knob.
This tract has on it an abundant supply of never fading spnng water
but is sc-irco of timber being principally rich praine ana the timber
bang confined to the creek v hich runs ihrough it.
ALSO -640 acres 10 miles sou h west of AusUn on the waters of
Onion Creek. This tract is plentifully supplied with both water and
timber about one-half of the tract is fertde.
Tebus which wdl be moderate will be made known on applica-
tion to JAMES BURK.
Austin October 16 w3 229
V virtue of two executions to me directed from the Hon. the
Prowatc Court of the county of Liberty. I hate levied upon and
wiliytlr lor sale at the court house door in the town or Liberty on
the 1 Tuesday of December next all the right title interest and
that the succession of 91. B. Munson dec d has in and to a
icgro woman named jluly about nineteen years or age
child 3Ioscs. about fifteen months o!d levied upon as the
:y of said succession to satisfy said executions on. in favor
.5. Huberts and incomer in lavoroi uanieir.uxtugainat
s cash var monev. with annraisemcnt. Sal within th
houas presenbed by law.
T B. W. HARDIN. Sheriff L. C.
.Oberty. Nov. 2 1S39. w4-234
"5 Republic of Texas County uf Harrisburg
.17 hobite ourt Dec. 3d 1839 Notice is hereby given toall
whom it racy concern that John Simmons has this day applied
for the . appointment of curat r to the vac nt succession of
Thos. Stantord dee'd; and that if any opposition to his appoint-
ment be intended the same must be trade within ten days at
which time the petition of applicant will be acted upon.
By order or BP BUCKNER Judge of Probate
J A Socthmavp deputy clerk dlO-204
A SYSTEMATIC FRAUD.
ON the 4th day of May 1339 1 sold to one Benjamin C. Buckley
of 31 ssissippi three promissory notes drawn in my favor; one
by Chalks Bigelow dated on thoji of May 1839 for tlOjO and one
ot the same date for 81150 boh due twehe months afier dale and
one drau n by F. R. Lubbock dated on or about the 15th of March
13J9for81000 exact timeof coming due not recollected for all of
which said Buckley paid mo in MAD1SONVILLE and PEARL
RIVER M OXEY which hu since proven a fraudul nt and worth-
less issue. On the 15th of this inst. the agent of the said Buckley
came to this city and agreed to return sand notes to me m considera-
tion that I would return to him the money I had received for them
which I diiin the presence of Messrs. Bigelow Byrne Gravis and
Hughes ill of this city yet the said agent in direct violation of h s
agreement did not deliver the notes to me but has absconded with
them nj doubt with the intention of selling them to some person
lgnoranl of the above facts.
This is therefore to notify a'l persons not to trade for said notes
as the mailers have been fully notified of the frauds practiced on roe
by Buckley and Ks agent anJ payment stopped in tneir hands.
Abv. SO 3t 233 51. T. ROGERS.
F Received per brig AoAmaXona
rou Bangor 4001)0 feet white pine weatherboarding
2500'J feet inch and a half clear plank- 40 00 feet inch clear
plank; 5 1000 shingles; 1000 lights sash; 5 shingle machines;
a- invoice of bonks and stationery; all of which ire offered for
:. jn reasonable terms.
de7 dlllT-tf ADAMS & Hd'lRlS
- For .eic Orl'ans
tiKTiiE fine fa-t soling brig Cecilia will be despatched for
ttaSiZ a j jie port in til next week.
For ireight or passage having superior accommodations ap-
de 7 !!97-tf ADAMS .V HARRIS
v-sx For za.i freight or charter.
n& 'fbe superior faM sailing brig Sahmalanl i offered as
tfrar .bove on the most favorable terms. This vessel is four
years old copper fastened and has an elegant and spacious cab-
in; she 'now lying in Galveston bay.
de7d!97-lf ADAMS f HARRIS
) f B LS. superior brandy; 20 bbls superior gin. 20 bbls
aLJ superior rum; 2000 oars; 40000 shingles; 40000 feet
it bile pine plank on board the schr Curlew from Boston now
lying at Galveston and will be sold on the most favorable terms
delivered hereor at Galveston.
de7 d!97-tf ADAMS & HARRIS.
ncasis several persons have been in tile habit ot trespass-
ing on my woodland on the north side of Buffalo bayou abor.
and adjoining the land of MrStockbrfdgt I hereby fivenatiee
that all trespassers from this date will be dealt with as the lav'
directs. Wood or timber may be had at a reasonable prifc by
applying at my 8tore. corner of Main and Franklinsls.
de 13 il3204 HENRY EVANS
Woman that is capable of cooking washing and ironing
lot a small family apply to Geo GAZLEY
de 13 dl'203 At Gazley d Robinson's 4 Longrow
For Salt or Rent.
convenient dwelling house situated on Preslou-streetnear
Also The house ind lot with the stable rttaehed situated on
Prairie street near Main street a desirabb situation for a
Al o the lot adjoining the above and fronting on Prairie ami
Also the corner lot fronting on Congress and San Jadnto-
streeis adjoining Madam NewlandV
The above will be sold or leased n reasonable terms. For
particulars enquire of
de 12 dgQItf D SA'IGENT
LL persons indebted to the firm of Cooke ft Ewtnr are
hereby notified ihat unless settlement is made by the 1st ofjan-
a.ry 1840 suits will be commenced immediately without re-
spect to persons. ' HY. F. BYRNE Agent
N! Hy. F Byrne can be found at C Bigelow's Main-st
or Clark t Co's drug-store Lsng-row.
de II W3-235 d6-2m
I'UR SALE OR RENT A very commodious undconven-
ieut two story houe out houses and extensive stabling all
in the town of Richmond desirably situated and well calculated
for a ibtel: also will be offered for saleaquantity of household
f'tmi.ure Ac: also a good supply ol hay and corn the whole at
firivat'sale and on accommodating terms. For other particu-
ars ajiply to G. EVERETTE
oc 15 d4 165lf Auctioneer 4- Seneral Arent.
"1 K DOZ. Morocco Leather all ol which will be sold low
J. ejfor cash. C. KESLER & CO.
" t23 d!68-lf '
A HKDENBERG & VEDDER '
riUCTION'EERS General Agents Forwarding and Commis-
siou Merchants Mam street Houston Texas.
Galveston Messrs. M'Cullough A. Allen; Van Winkle Brothers
M'Kmncy & Williams.
Acid Orleans J H Lsvcrich & Co Lumsden Kendall 4 Co Kjpp
dc Reid Puree Shannon & Brothers
Mobile Patch Van Antwerp & Co.
sept 24 d!43- If
HE Copartnership heretofore existing between MARTIN
& EDMONDSON was on this the 20th October by mutual
Al' persons having claims against said firm will presrnttheir
accounts to John Edmondson for payment and all persons ow-
ing said firm will make immediate payment to Edmondson.
GEO. M. MARTIN.
HE Turning and Bedste id-Making business will be con-
tinued by me at the old stand.
oct 23-dl6a-lf JOHN ED.IfONDSON.
PRIVATE BOARD. '
RS. MOTT can accommodate a lew boarders (only) at
her house on Milam Street next door to th-' house lately occu-
nied bv the Post-master General and immediate lv ir the rear
of Keslei's Arcade. ort 15 dttlCTlf
A MR. J. L. NICKELSON ' '
X.T the Telegraph publishing Office is fully authorised to act as
Agmt for thi. "Richmond Telescope" and to receipt for monies in
my nsme S. S. CALLCNDER Publisher
Richmond. SeprlS dUj-tf
Hall & MKeter
AVE just received and offer for sale at No 6 Long-row
Readv m ide clothing Hals boots and shoes
Saddlery and harness Queens ware
Hardware Bacon Perk
A To Rent
XJL commodious Store; it being one ofthe best business stands
in the city. AUo a very desirable dwelling house -oiiuaiednear
the arsenal; possession of each given immediately; enquire cf
sept 27 d!45-if H SANDERSON
' f Boarding
J. HE subscriber has opened a Boarding-Bouse in Congress-
sti eet two doors below the Mayor's nice where he can accom-
modate gentlemen or families at $10 each person (without
lodging) and S12 with lodgtng per week.
COTTON Gins lor sale
de 11 d'200tf
CH.4S BIGELOW & CO
HD W- Clinton Harris
as : cvcral building lots pleasantly situated in different parts
of the ci y which he will sell on good terras. Applv at
de 7 d!97tf ADAMS & HARRIS
LEAGUE ANDREWS CO have just received and of
fer for sale I
10WO lbs hollow ware of all descriptions
5 pines Holland gin of superior quality
5 co best Cognac brdndy
5 do Champagne brandy 3 casks Tenneriffe wine
3 casks best dry Madeira
3 casks London dock port wine
10 do pale a d gold sherry
50 biskets Champaigne wine ofthe best brands
15 barrels Clegget's ale a superior article
50 doz brown stout 50 doz Scotch ale
1 barrel Usqueb.ugh Irish Whiskey
15 bills vinrf ar
50 kegs nails of all sizes
200 boxes assorted window jlajs
50 do white soap
25 d i French pickles
10 do Dutch pipes
20 doz cane bottom chairs
5 doz beaver hats nil sizes
A tine assortment of fresh sarden seeds
The above articles which are all of a very superior quality
wc havejust received by direct importations and Oder lor sale
talow prices for cash
dcUdXOtf LEAGUE ANDREWS! CO
50 bbls NE rum
200 sacks Livetpool salt
20 boxes fig. blue
50 do mould candles
10 d chocolate
20 doz common chairs
5 doz Russian hats
j ALSil For Rent three Store rooms in the basement story
Dl ssiu uuu-r uu jiuniu iciuu. o. as
nnr 7 JltsJ.1
!l S Found
A Poeiet-Bool containing a sum of money and some few pa-
pers which the owner may have by paying for this advertise-
ment and calling at the Post-office.
A For Sale
Vain ible HOUSE and LOT situated on Franklin-street
near the Telegraph printing-office; with the household Furni-
ture kitchen utensils Ac. Also a book-bindery with a good
sloe of materials presses Ac; all of which will be sold low
for cash. Fur particnl irs apply at the Telegraph office or
to HE SACKMANN
nov 18 dlSO tf on the premises
Republic of Texas: County of Harrisburg
tnXATE Court November Terra 1839. Succession of Chas
By virtue of an order from the Probate court entered in the
matter of this .succession I will offer for sale on Ihe premises
on the first Tuesday in January 1840 within the hours prescri-
bed by law all ihe right title and interest of the succsion or
Charles Miller deceased in and to the half oflot No2 in Nock
No 2 in the city of Houston toge.her with the house known as
the Milam Hotel and all other improvements thereon. Also
all such other property of said succession as remains unadmin-
istered. Terms of sale Eight hundred and fifteen dollars in the mili-
tary scrip and promissory notes of this Republic; the balance
cash subject to the appraisement.
dee 2 dl92-tds B P BUCKNER
Sabine Stock. Also one learue and labor of
Land situated on While Oak creek east side of Ike Trinity
liver to be had low for cash. Inquire of
dee 4 dl94-tl C BI4HLOW Mia u Hew tea
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