At Niagara, on the 31st ult., by the Rev. Mr. GREEN, Mr. P. SANFORD, of this Village, to Miss Martha BURGESS, formerly of England.
The firgate Brandywine is about to proceed to the Pacifick ocean to relieve the frigate United States, now in those seas.
BAREFOOT LOVE - The Marietta (Penn). Pioneer contains the marriage of "the accomplishmed Mr. Silas FULLER to the amiable Mrs. WILLIAMS," and adds "we are informed that the bridegroom out of pure love 'for the darling of his heart' appeared at the hymenial alter barefooted. This manifested genuine love."
In Murray, on the 6th inst., by Elder MORSE, Mr. Eber WILCOX, of Mendon, to Miss Catharine NARAMORE, formerly of the same place.
In Philadelphia, on the 2d inst., Mrs. Anna Maria WALSH, wife of Robert WALSH, jr.. esq., editor of the National Gazette, aged 37.
In Buffalo, on the 2d inst., William CONGDON aged 36 years, formerly of Massachusetts.
RAPID TRAVELLING - The new steam boat "New Philadelphia," performed her last trip to Albany in 12 hours and 14 minutes, bringing New-York nearer to Albany now, than Albany was to Troy twenty years ago. We understand that the Messrs. STEVENS' intend filling up the vacancy left by the North River Company, and that they expect to have four boats ready by next Spring to run a morning and evening line. If the improvements in the new boats equal those of the Trenton and New Philadelphia, we may expect next summer to leave New-York in the morning and dine at a fashionable house in Albany the same day. — E. Post.
MATRIMONY BY THE POUND. A. M. SPEIGHT was married to a Mrs. PEACOCK, in North Carolina, the former ag'd 77 ½ years, weight 99 3-4 pounds — the latter 44 years, weight 333 1/4 pounds.
In this Village, on Sunday evening last, by the Rev. Dr. DEMPSTER, Mr. Ezra PORTER, of Granger, Ohio, to Miss Elizabeth WOOD, of this Village.
In New-York, on the 6th inst., at the house of J. O. HOFFMAN, Wm. P. VAN NESS. Judge of the Southern District of New-York.
In this Village, on the 15th inst. Caroline, infant daughter of Jacob &
CAUTION - We are desired to put the publick on their guard against two foreigners, who arrived here from England on the 2d inst., in the brig Peruvian. It is believed that they have with them counterfeit notes of the bank of England. They assumed the name of JONES on the passage, and have gone in the direction of Boston. One is Evan OLIVER, a native of Glamorganshire, 25 years of age, fair complexion, 5 feet 7 or 8 inches high, freckled in the face, and stout built. The other is Thomas WALKINS, 5 feet 9 inches high, the thumb of his right hand is bent inward. Editors will do well to sound an alarm in all directions.
--N. Y. Eve. Post.
CHURCH AND STATE - The Vermont Journal says, "Elder BUTLER will be our next Governour, and Elder LELAND our Lt. Governour. Both Baptist Ministers. — Church and State will, therefore, have been literally united, by the same people, (the Baptists) who have hitherto stood first and foremost in opposing their union.)
As written in the National Philanthropist proposes the establishment of a hospital for the intemperate; where friends may place their connexions who are subject to this species of insanity. He observes that it ought not to be bridewell, a workhouse, or a place of punishment, for this would defeat its own object. But the patients should be subjected to labour for the sake of exercise.
In Canandaigua, on the 13th inst., by the Rev. B. H. HICKOX, John A. STEVENS, Esq., editor of the Ontario Messenger, to Miss Amelia ACKLEY, of Montreal.
On the 21st inst, by the same, Mr. Thomas B. BARNUM, editor of the Syracuse Advertiser, to Miss Clarissa ATWATER.
On Sunday Evening, by the Rev. F. H. CUMMINGS, Mr. Joseph TOUSEY, to Mrs. Laura Ann SPALDING.
At Brockport on the 18th inst., by the Rev. Mr. BURNS, Mr. Seth L. KING to Miss Amanda BARBER.
Also Mr. Sylvester REMINGTON of Rochester, to Miss Clarissa ADAMS of Sweden.
On Saturday evening, 23d inst., by the Rev. John DEMPSTER, Mr. S. G. GOODRICH,
to Miss Harriet COOK, all of this village.
On Monday evening, the 18th inst., at his seat in Westchester, after a lingering illness, William BAYARD, esq., who has long been a President of the Chamber of Commerce, of New-York, and one of the oldest and most distinguished merchants, in the 65th year of his age.
Of this gentleman it may be said, if of any man that has lived, that he had
no enemies. Uniformly affable, generous, and kind, courteous and gentle, manly
in his demeanour, open-hearted and unsuspecting in his dealings, he has descended
to the grave with the regrets and affectionate remembrances of a most numerous
and respectable family connexion, and of his fellow-citizens at large. In token
of respect to his memory, the flag at the Coffee House was hoisted half-mast.
Whereas my wife Mary, has left my bed and board, without any just provaction, I forbid all persons trusting her on my account, for I shall not pay any of her accounts contracted after this date.
Wheatland, Sept, 26, 1826
FEMALE BOARDING SCHOOL
Cynthia ARNOLD returns her thanks to such of the citizens of Rochester, and its vicinity, as have patronized her school, and informs them and the publick that she has taken a building in a pleasant and retired part of the village, sufficiently spacious to accommodate fifteen or twenty boarders.
The branches she proposes to teach are as follows: Reading, Writing, Arithmetick, English Grammar, Geography (with the drawing of maps) History, Rhetorick, Rudiments of Natural Philoposphy, Chymistry and needlework.