Texas State Gazette. (Austin, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 49, Ed. 1, Saturday, July 26, 1851 Page: 1 of 8
The following text was automatically extracted from the image on this page using optical character recognition software:
AUSTIN TEXAS SATURDAY JULY 26' 1851.
' '(Circulates lit every County In iWstatc)
PUBLISHED WEEKLY. BY
G&BJBRJBY & BASSPVOH
DRS. BAKER & LITTEN have removed their office to the Posiofflcc build-.
Ing up stair where they offer their services to the public in all Ihe depart-
ments of their profession. Special attention will be devoted to the practice of
Obstetrics and thu treatment of leroale diseases generally. 44:f June 21.
SUBSCRIPTION. Four Dollars per Volume cl Ii(ly-two numbers. Single
numbers Ten Cents. In nil cases payment in advance will be required of Sub-
scribers living out of the County or Travis or the amount assumed by a respon-
sible resident of the City of Austin or the Agent. In this particular there will
be no respect of persons or deviation from our terms on any account whatever.
tvu vuuiiomia. xiaveritsemenis win oe inserted at Unc Dollar per square
of seven lines or less for the first insertion and fifty cents ior each continuance.
One-half these charges will bo made to those who advertise by the year with the
privilege of changing quarterly.
'Business Cards of not more than one square will be inserted for ten dollars
Announcements of Candidates for Office and all political personal and busi-
ness Communications promotive of individual interests will be charged as Ad-
vertisements. All Advertisements the publication of which is required by law must be paid
for in advance.
The twenu -second section of the law regulating fees of office nrovides that in
rll cases where a citation or other process is required to be served by publication
in a newspaper the officer whose duty it may be to make such service shall be
lurnished with the printers' fee for such publication before he shall be required
10 have such service made. '
The fifs.1 section of the act of Februarys 1841 regulating the sale of runaway
slaves provides also that where any slave is committed to jail as a runaway a
notice of the apprehension and commitment with a fulljdescription of such slave
shall be published weekly in one of the papers at the Seat of Qovernrrient for the
space of one month and printed copies thereof furnished to the Clerk of the Coun-
ty Court of the county where the commitment shall have been made.
The third section ofthcactof February 8th 1850 regulating ESTRAYS.
requires the County Clerks to cause a copy of all certificates of appraisement and
description of an animal or animals estrayed in their respective counties to be
lorwarded to the Public Printer for the SiatCj at the end of every three months
who shall publish the substance of the same and forward copy of the paper con-
taining it to the County Clerk to be filed and preserved in his office lor the in-
spection ol those Interested; for which publication or notice the printer shall re-
ceive from the parly estraying the sum of two dollar? to be collected from the
laker up by the County Clerk and paid to the order of such Prin'er.
To facilitate the computation of our charges for advertising one hundred words
or less may be considered as constituting a square ; over one hundred and under
two hundred words two squares and so on.
Advertisements not marked with the time for which they are to be published
will be continued until forbid ana charged accordingly.
Subscribers Advertisers and Agents may remit money at pur risk and expense.
All communications must be addressed to the Publisher postpaid.
Dr. R. 8. Morgan
HAVING resumed the practice of his profession lenders his services to
the citizens of Austin and vicinity. He may be found at Jii.s office on Pe-
an street unless professiopaliy absent. May 21 40.lv
Texas L arid Agent
Commissioner of Deeds for tho Stato
No. 6 Merchants' Exr hango New Orldans
I'm m i 'i
-..V I r.
u V9nt M
MRS. REGULA STUESSE oflbrs hor services to the citizens of Austin and
neighborhood ns midwife Slio is rocontly from Now Orleans from
which pity she brings ample testimonials from practising physicians to ensure
her employment in this community. Residence on Congress Avehuo.
Austin Juno 14 1851. 43:0m
DIE UNTERZEICHNETE emphiohlt sioli don Eihwohnorn in Austin und
Umgegond tils Hobamnic welches Goohaeft sio in Deutsohland So wlo in
icw Orleans mehroro Jahro betrioben hat und hinlacnglioho Atcsto daruober
aufweison kann. DP" Moino Wohnung 1st an Congress Avenue.
Austin den 14 Juni 1851. 43:0m REGULA STUESSE.
War! WAR!! '.
THE UNDERSIGNED will undertake topiocure Bounty-Land Warrants for
all those who have served In lite war ot 1812 iin any of the Indian wars
since 1700. or in the war with Mexico. The widows and children of mch ptv
anil stt Add reus. mixt.nitd. i'.ittr ""
suns are also entitled to a bounty of land.
Amlin. Anrll Qfi IBM (
" I -T' " -wl --'
mows una criuaren oi aucnpf?
Address past-paid '& &
Meteorological Observations. ...Austin City.
Week Ending I S g 8 g wIhD Remakks
July 16. 1851. 8 g r1 wir..w uemabh.
Thine 10) 74 89 84 S 2 Clear
Fri 11 7G 90 84 S2 do
Sat 12 74 90 86 S2 do '
Sun la 77 01 87 S do
Mon 14 74 93 85 S 2 ' do
Tttes 15 75 94 8G S 2 do
Wed 1G 76 93 87 S 2 Scattered clouds
The numbers in this column show the witid'sforce : 0 calm 6 storm.
A. J. Hamilton.
Hamilton & Hancock
Attorneys and Counsellors at
WILL PRACTICE in the courts of the hecond Judicial District of the State
and in the courts of the adjoining Districts where they may have impor-
tant business; in tho Supreme Court at Austin and Galveston and in the United
States District Court. 27.r Jnn'y 1 1851.
JatncH A. Burton.
W. I. DcNormaudlo.
Burton & eNornaandic
( Office on Boisd'Arc $t.betwcenthe State Gazette Office and the Orleans House)
Hon. John Quillin Arkansas.
Capt. Alberi Pike do
Gen. S.H. Hempstead do
Messrs. Lewis &. Hyatt N.O.
Hon. James C. Jones Tenn.
Hon W. S. Oldham Austin.
Thomas H. Jones do
Col. W.M. Murphv do
Hon. James Love Galveston.
" W. P. Thomasson Louisville Ky.
-Sr Legal business promptly attended to in this and the adjoining counties
and in coanertioo with an agent in tho city of Washington Ihey will prosecute
all claim against the guvernment.and particularly those arising under the late
net of Congress granting bounty land to the officers and soldiers who served in
the war ot 1813 and in the Indian wars since 1790.
Austin. Jan. 18 1851. &J
B. F. CARUTHERS
Attorney and Counsellor at Law
ILL practice in nil tho courts of tho Second Judicial District and in tho
Supreme uourt oi mo otiuu.
n. c. Raymond.
. -arxVAWin m. nf OiimiKtZ
Counsellors and Attorneys at Law
Office at the Capitol.
CITY OF AUSTIN TKXAS.
J. W. Nowlin
o rn e v ana i;ieui jj w
"i WACO VILLAGE m'OLNAN COUNTV TEXAS
TKTILL promptly attend To'business entrusted to him in his profession in Mc-
W Cletinan and adjacent counties. 55" Special attention also paid to the lo
Attorneys and Couaoiflllors at Law
tit. Georgetown Texas
"ttTILL civo' strict and prompt attention to nlViisinpsspntrusted to thoir
W coro8 hroucUout tho Second Judiqinl District aiAli KlhTeom ties of M -lain
BelUnd MoLonnan of tho Third. Tho xeooipt of claims and letters wl
b "'prompUy ncknowledged temittanct mmla without delayed chonts kept
advised of the condition of their claims. ( j 1L-
. Trevataion 1 Tecl'
Attorney and Counsellorat'pa'w1 f
u ' J Locldiart paldwoH.CpuntyXiis '
mLUprociicc lib.pWeMitDn in.tlje courts ofeSesond.yudlclal Dgrict
Congress Avenue two doors below Swenson's
Respectfully informs the public that he is prepared to grind and sharpen Ra-
zors Knives Scissors and all kinds of fine tools. 13 He has also opened 'a
Barber Shop at theame place 47:r"i
S. L. Allen. T. M. Baoby. '
AJLLEN & BAGBY-
Receiving Forwarding- and Commission merchants
Corner Main and Commerce Streets near the Wliarf '
55 Particular attention given to the weighing storing and shipping of Cot-
ton Hides &c &c. " 44:v
John Lowery. Arch. H L'owery.
J. & A. LOWERY
Wholesale Grocers and Commission Merchants
No. 191 Front Street Three Doors East of Wall Street
NEW YOEK. -44:v
JTohaft F. At Fitzsisiimons
Manufacturer of Carriages Buggies Wagons &c &c
Congress Avenue Austin rpexns.
n3 Work done promptly neatly substantially and cheaply. J&
Austin February 10 1851. 25:3m
Texan KiaMfl Acincy.
THE UNDERSIGNED ofTers his' services as an AGENT in all'matters ap-
pertaining to lands in Texas but particularly to select unlocaled lands and
procure patents for the same. Terms moderate and will be made known wha
infortned what is to be done 3Qr Address H. G. CATLETT
April 2G 1851. 3C.Cm ii Dallas Texas.
CHABXES li. MAWIV Z
Attorscy-at-Law xni General Apcst . ..
Wluu attend to the collection of claims against the late Hepubitcjnataie
of Texas as well as against individuals; the procuring withpBisets
Bounty and Donation Warrants and the location of the same as frejIliSBtagbiy
land to " all officers musicians and privates who were erigagedJhTlh'e'Wjref
t812orany Indian warsince 1790 and to alt commissioned officers infth1late1
war with Mexico"; to'all of which he will give his prompt and faithful atteS1
lion 'Office at ihecnpitol. Any reference that is desired will be given.
Au.'tin February 1851. 28:y
. K WL. B. IRWIN
ficsejl Land Ag eit Austin Texas
TI7ILL nwM to ihe SALE OF LANDS tho RECORDING OF DEEDS the
3P PAYMENT OF TAXES nnd ull matters appertaining tp LANDS. Pcr
inns naving usmu uuaiw&aei in loxat win necnre certain ana prompt auqn-
lionby application in person or by letter pott-paid. Ho will attend to tho collec-
tion of any Claims or Demands whatevur that may bo placed in his huncls.
&cfct to i
Isaac PakkkH; Houston County
Davio Y. Portis Bellvillo
Euan a E. Lott Tyler
A. H. Latimer Clarksville.
J. B. RoBKRisoNIndopendence
E. H. TAnnANTvCorBicana".
... . '! im '
B. M. FORBES & CO.
Commission and Forwarding Merchants and General Dealers in
Fancy and Staple Dry Goods and Groceries.
CHARLES A. OKSBVRY
Wh olesalc and Retail Merchant
Dealer in Dry Goods Clothing Hats Caps Boots Shoes Crock-
cry Glassware Hardware Cutlery Gro-
ceries and Provisions.
Indlanola. Tnxo April 1850. ly;33
Hon. D. C. VAttDKRLtp.San Antonio
" i. vv URAsnEAR Houston
" C. G. Kecnah Huntsvillc
D. R. Wi i.lac k San Augustino
J. F. Taylor Marshall
A..T. Hamilton Austin
' David Gaoe Mt. Eritcrp'U r
A.itin Soptomber7 1850.
PYKON ADAMS & CO. i( '
PORT LAVACA TEXAS. "
Receiving Fowarding and Commission merchants and general
Jeaters in Groceries A'c
R. . HOBBS i
JDcale r in Mootss Shoes and Hats
NO. 1 CUSTOM-HOUSE STREET
Nf.'v ORLEANS. LOUISIANA.. ?0f
LA SALLE "TEXAS
P. F. McMahan & A. D. Mvrnt
WOULD respectfully give notice that (hey are pow the entire owners of the
Steam Circular SAW MILL heretofore run by P. F. McMahan & Coit
on the west side of the Colorado riyer ten miles below Bastrop where they are
JPlanh and Scantling
Of every lclnd equal to any mill in the country. Orders for lumber will be
thankfully received and bills of every description carefully and accurately filled
at short notice. They have on Inndla large quantity of reasoned lumber.
Bastrop April 85. lfel. 37.y M'MAHAN fr BUNT
liAWD ACJEMCY. ' '
JOnN C. M'KEANLckhart Caldwell Connty Texas
HAVING been engaged for the last twenty years in Locating Buying and
S-lling LANDS in the various counties of Texas has concluded to devote
liis WHOLE ATTENTION to thet business. .From his extensive acquaintance
with ihe people of this State and also of thcStates of. Tennessee Alabama and
Mississippi together with his general knowledge pi the land thiougbulTexas
he flatters himself that he can be of .omc service lo those who arc desirous either
of BUYING or SELLING Lands situated in .his State. He offers lilsjvrviceij
as General Agent for the Sale and the Purchase of Land.
$3r Business confided lo him will be promptly and faithfully attended to.
Mr. M. CiRTwnronr San Augusti"
H. .MKinseV Esq. 0. "-
Mt. P. M. WKATUEanEAD Milam.
Rev. Vm. Mintch Troy Miss.
Pitser Mn-LERi Esq .BolivarJTenn.
E. H. Foster Esq. Nashvillejftdo.-
23:y -i j.
Mr. Arthur Swift. Secuin.
" Wm A. Matthews Gonzales.
" John T. Tinsley do.
Hon. J. W. Hendersok Houston.
Col. Frank Hardin Liberty.
Mr. A.B. Hardin do.
Lockharl Texas January 1 1851.
TO GERMAN EMIGRANTS.
Granville H. Sherwood
inow uraunieis iexas tjii '
Attorney and Counsellor at Law anu Commissioner to issttetLand
Certificates to Colonists under the Contract of Fisher' '
Sf Miller tokh the late Republic of Texas. ' ??
Those wiping lo secure Land must apply imraedfalely. The Conmissioser
will viit any place wheie he can issue at least twenty-five Cerifficatesfc The
Cerlific.iles arc enhanced in value bv virtue of an acl approved mth"e last version
of the Legislature. 25jtf February"ll
v'J t r
T. "W. Fiaivrfinen.
AtfTORNEY-AT-LAW AND GENERAL LA.N0 AGENT
TXTILL attend to the collection of claims and to any business pertaining to
y . land In any part of the State. Letters postage paid will be promptly-
tended to addressed either to Houston or Austin. Any reference given tharls
required. Feb 1 1851. ' 24:v'
WE would respectfully make known o our former patrons and the com-
munity generally that we have removed our Lumber EMabhshment one
und a-halr miles north of our old stand and rebuilt and thoroughly repaired our
machinery. We are now sawing Lumber of a fine quality and In the shortest
possible lime : and hope by a prompt attention to business to receive a liberal
patronage. JS- Bills from a distance will receive attention.
Square Pine Lumber per M S"35
Sueating Plank 13
Lathing long Joist c " - - - - -& 30 &
Bastrop Jan. 28 1851. 31:r
' Lumher! Iiiimbcrl! DUMBER!!!
THE undersigned proprietor of tho STEAM CIRCULAR SAW MILL near
tho town of Bastrop would respectfully mnko known to tho citizens of Bus
trop and surrounding country ihnt they havo bought tlioi Steam Mill ani Tiner)
formerly owned by Mr. J. C. HigginJ pnd huvo rpbuilt and attuphed to it one o
Page's Circular Saw Mills and are now making lumber equal in tiniount und quo!
ity to any mill in tho Stale. Thoy hope by a prompt attention to busiiilis to mprW
Und receive a liberal patronage. ' J '
Bills from a Ujstanco will lereivo particular attention
Prices. Square Pino Lumber per M. - -
Shoatmng I'lanK "
Cir-'rSaw Mill Bastrop Feb. 25 1B50 2D;tf
MOORE SIMS & CO.
TAKliN UP by John B. Halfniark and committed to the jail of H
county Texas on the 25 day of May 1851 by W. H. Burton J. P.
a negro man wnosaya nis name is n?nry ana mm uc uciouks w jcc
Curby living in Grimes cotinly. Texaa. Said negro is about 20 or 22
veais old.p feet 5 or G inches high and stout built and a very b right mu-
latto. The qwner of said negro is hereby notified to corne forward pro
nortv. pay charges and taku him away or he will be dealt with as the law di
rects. June20rti 1851. J. T. HEFfilN
Jnly 12. 1851. 47:4 w Sh'jf Houston County.
RICHARD PATRICK & CO.
Importers and Wholesale Dealers in Hardware Cutlery Gwst
Pistols Rifles and heavy Goods of all descriptions '
No. 211 Peurl street New york. . . .
RP. & CO. are constantly reielving direct from European and American.
. manufacturers a supply of every description of Hardware and Cutlery
whjch are. purchased for cash and'greater inducements are oflered to the mer-
chants visiting New York than by any other house. One of the partners of thtf
house residing in Europe and making all purchases or ihe manufacturers fpr
cash gives them e(rery advantage to sell at the very lowest market prices.
Q- Orders will receive prompt attention. New York May 1851. 41;y
MITp HE valuable stnnd occupied by the undorsignod on Pecan Street Austin
1 together with a good Ten-pin Alley. Thailand Is well situalod ap
adhpted for n Public Houno. The house is two story and well furnished.1 ' "
For particulars enquiro uf . ' ' M. ZILLER.'V
Due. Hlh. 185b. 17:tf ' ' N vi'.F
For Rent. " ' l " ''
THE STAND at present occupied by tho undorsignod situated on tho corner'
of Cpngro.1? Avenue and Pecan Streoc asa Grocery"tog5th6r with all tho
Bar Fixtures. Attached to theplaco is u good Bake-ovoh. The stand for business
is a desirable onn not surpassed by any in Austin. M. ZILLER.
Dec. 14th. 1350 17;tf '
6SS Acres on "Wilbarger's cteok two and a half miles from 'WrbborV
mti Prairie being a purt of a lcucue granted to G. C Jennlnas. takeu
fmm tho portli-east cornor of the league in an oblong Jrnct 1463 X 2(1 B
vuro? titlo undl(putod: sop deeds from Jennings to Whatley aild from Wh'atley jo
Forbes recorded iu Travis county in October and December 104l will be sold
a bargain. Apply to R. F. Pkiker & Co. Austin or to tho subscriber at La Vacrf.
iMpylOlu30. il9 R. M FORBES.
liook Here I
1 WISH to purchase 250 or 300 head ol sheep such as are suitable
for lauchterlnff. Anv person having that'number. or less Hnd de-
siring to aHpose.oi.inein win .Pirajse.miujcN. iqi miaj.i.e.Mn-
ingprce kd.c HUMiii&ritofd
Austin July 12 1051
Tight the Iiiwe if .o FleaNe : ??
THE SUBSCRIBER respnctfully tenders his professional services to tl)u poo
pis of the Ctty of Austin and Its vicinity Ho will attend lo his business pu&'c
Ivally. His profession is Slaitf-CutUng Stone-Laying jBticl:-Zlatinp
und Mastering Jin all its Branches -all of which will be neatly executed1
cheap as the CHEAPEST nod as good as ihaBEST. .Gentlemen work boUnd
to come to its value. Tho subscriber will attend ol hi residence On the corner of
Colorado und Bpis d' Arc streets (CistdoorabovetliQ" State Gazejte " office) to
making Plans Spccificalonsf Ettimatei $c fop oil kinds ot'Ercctiofa nnd in pVri
ry variety of Style. Every enro will iio taken to onuiro full satisfaction to oil his '
Patrons. 03 .Small Jobs thankfully received and largo ono in proportion
Respectfully ot your call FRANCIS' MoHUOR!
Austin Sertomber281050.1 - 12mtG b'f Architect vN
ColoredaiHa iWhUctlnclia Mititmg cr tu
) FINE dniclei'just rccelVcdnn'dtfor s'alebyl v.' rib telt ittiJnit
p. May 101851 39 SAMPSON & HENRICKS
Here’s what’s next.
This issue can be searched. Note: Results may vary based on the legibility of text within the document.
Tools / Downloads
Get a copy of this page or view the extracted text.
Citing and Sharing
Basic information for referencing this web page. We also provide extended guidance on usage rights, references, copying or embedding.
Reference the current page of this Newspaper.
Brewster, H. P. & Hampton, J. W. Texas State Gazette. (Austin, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 49, Ed. 1, Saturday, July 26, 1851, newspaper, July 26, 1851; Austin, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth80989/m1/1/: accessed May 23, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.