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   Little Rock Arkansas State Gazette (Newspaper) - December 1, 1865, Little Rock, Arkansas                                 i er  i  A  \i  A  j i   c \ 11 rj-  i \ ì ì   fi   v w<  ' ; /  M  (-KV  , h AXILA.  /  I  •i  ZI.  i  í-1 I  *  ,Í  ii" jvH-r  ■ i  h -  S í  M ì •  4  ■J  KO. 14:2  lítllíí jioók, arkansas,- feidafcmobmî^g, -deoembes i 1865.  YOL. 1.  niirwg&isü ÑO.  'h ,  23  Es.  MAST STREET.; *  :  ILMttll© E&©©E«9'AirIl5..-.  FFERS to Physicians and Country Stores, an extensive and well selected stock of - ; PURE DRUGS, CHEMICALS, MEDICINES CON-CENTRATED PREPARATIONS, PATENT MEDICINES, &c., ;  Instruments, Saddle-Baga, Pocket Vial Cases, Mortars Scales. &cv  Medical Books, Dental and Surgical Instruments ordered'a$.~'desired.- , ;  Having the experience and facilities, we- are enabled to wholesale ata-reasonable advance on Northern quotations.,' _October 13,18G5.  , -, ;. Interesting 1  old Bocumeafc. . -  The' ¡last Fredericksburg (Ya.v) Ledger contains the: will of the mother of Washington,-as written.by herself,, and recorded in tfhe Clerk's office.of JSpottsyivauia- county. ; We publish be-.. low uthisT î-arêit ànd. .¿curious docun^eñt. r The original;is mr^ossession. of Mr. J; J¿ >Chewv of Fredericksburg.'i 4 7,; : - v i'-■;  In-theíname: of Clod.- Amert; Mary  : W?isli-ington; coi 'Fredericksburg, 5 in thé conntjrofv Spottsylvaniaj being; in good health,!but'calling to; mind ^t lie - uncertainty ó f this li fe,r 'and - will ing to disp0ise:..©f->what;Witotfin8.'i0f. my.: worldly éstate, do make and publish this my last! wilHl recommending my. soul. into,, the hands . of* my Great or, hoping.ior a remission of all ,myosins.,. !  ; L3c IF? 1F¿E€E2 9  ;  M_± t O 2° I2l © y SHLtb' JLaSL W 9  LITTLE ROCK, ARK.; YTIÍL PRACTICE 'm THE FEDERAL  State Courts of Arkansas.?  and  Special attention'  Little' Book, Avjj. 18,1865.  Store, ;  ;  ^___  "cth®. äv <b a il il a <e- ¿1el jMMhuniteij 'cit  LITTLE ROCK. ARKANSAS,  WILL practice in the Supreme and Circuit Courts at Little Rodi, and will also give his attention to business entrusted-to him in any part of the State, r. ,:.. n u  OFFiCB-^In.the^rear of thè George building.  újjj' im mjù^jur^'  ILsFÌ-  j&mjir-  - ' LITTLE ROCK, ARKS.  WILL ATTEND .promptly to all business en trusted to him. Will also act as agent in the gale or:purchase of Real Estate, and will investigate Land Titte®. /Office next door to Mv. Jas.-D. Butler's Printing-office?;; Aiig. 15; 1865.  a. h. garland.  c. c. white.  :bqb. nash   9  wiinfîs È'Eîi  T^MMt€> rms'sfj a  (  mi M*w&w , ;-I rMTTLE ROCK^ARK.  r\T\TILL'attend to business in any'par vV Stiate-/- ~á„n 9i  tf.  -Aug  of the 21,1865,  M W  if aïïj§^  si it ILa w 9 LITTLE ROCK, ARK.  .^.-¿■t © s 3  m <s y  •J, v.lIoRRbES' i'N' NEw Yokk;—The • editòr of the Journàlof€ommei!cépin company with an official ?  Mr. Samuel B. Halliday, recently visited a few  of the ..teneraent hp.nses, ^n. New ;  York. He  " " r  •  Recently, "ra company with^^Samuel B^ rHallid^d we'i yisited< a; • fWof - the tenement^ houses in t|iis,\fíít^qnts -to] con^éytrby .  jneai^s of tl)e p,en ány^adequate .description of .the òp,nàitio.u in wHich theV^wretqhed'rinmates were 'foúBñf-woaíá'M fruitless.  : Ctómpàré<3 with > thp^ filth/ thQ^tencIi^ thv^horiorè of the tenenient  ; ho s use system, the Black Hole of. Calcutta wm-á palace^ v The. entrance tp one of these hovels,; at No'. 87| ^ 'Baiter street^ was\throu'gh  ;  a hog pen, the exhàlati'ons of ;  HthiòhV  :  miii¿léd witfi through the, merits , and meditation of. ^JesuiT'odor'sif^fij 'still -mom aithy 'places, arise réaeh-Christ, thè Saviour ¿f mankindj ì dispose of, all mginto thèl?indQwa3above^whére büt'the nigM my worldly est'atek as j'oUbws• : I.,, ; ; m'fc'rpbm^by.^^ béitipi  Iw^mis—l.gme-tkm^ soni .general. George f.^ad ¡4odgihgsí on^ the- vérteM coverei! floor, for;'. "Washington, a^'.ln•y;ÌW48; i Qll•:4cQ9kèfi|: , .Run,' in p^e sumrof'msJcents ^each; • Another tenemeüf the county of -Stafford,'..atad' also.roy'"n^gr.Ólbàyll-.^ùse, at No. 14 Roosevelt "strèèt ;  ; presé?tìted  v a :  George, to him atóì^ ; his;héira forever inyj^U : tt»o^'sic|íéalhffpecfaere : .  7  Upon two sides  best bed; bedstead nnd : virginia' cloth curtains ^; ^hglé ray of sunshine falls •'throúgh-  (the same* that staads in my best room), my  ü<it  th^ientire year:- 1 ! In one bed room that -was qùilted blue and white quilt, and my best dress-TviBitedj; every ram floods thè foor^ wiih two feet ' g glass. • ; J ^ V ' ' ':*■," ; :  of  Sd|óitt-a ; sh"obkingly kepf   b Ite?n—- i ^ive and" devise to" my son Charles closet^iimpartihg tÓP-àrticles-bf :  cloth ing' : hung Washington, my negro man Torn, to, him and  f « r  even a day a damp green mold. Othér his assigns forever. '* " homes 1  were'tisited-all-of which presented re-  Item—l give and- ..devise r- tomy daughter, volütíg¡features.^of ^^these hbi-ròrthe Betiy Lewis, my phatóh an"d ba : y horse. question; < árises?, víMát cañi be done to mitigaté  Item--1 give and devise to ; ; my daughter-in- tbem? .  law, Hannah Wasliingiori, my purple cloth Notwithstanding -all this misery among 'the' cloak, lined with shag. - :póor-:.whitesatrtli§i|r v.ety.'.dobrs,vwe fiüd:-tfié¡  «Item—-I give and devise to my grandson, Cor- Republican ; preachers, ; papers and r so-called bin Washington, my negro wench, Old Bet J pbilanthropists of New-York; ignoring¿he claims my riding chair, and two .black horsos }  tb hisss:j  aQ d sufferings of their own race ; suffering th^ém^ and his assigns forever. So "wallow; in; filth, ignorance, , and to ;4^:/^ith!   : Iten¿~l^give" and-: devise to my grandson, slow starvation, while they picture, in globing Fielding Lewis, my negrtì man, ;  Frederick, to J colors, the hardships.pf the lazy negroes, who him and'hià assigns ^fcìrevèr-; also, ;  eight silver  C{ in work'buü will not/ and solicit r ^thousands'of table spobhs, ?  half my crockeryware, and the dollars to encourage them, in idleness^ Oiit,on-blue and .white tea-china,.  : walnut book-case,J  su ch hypocrisy and mock philanthropy ! . oval table/oneIbèd, one bed spread, one pair' -,  ; ¡ ;  .71—.  r '.;.;,,-;; -- ;  r .. ■.,,  of shjeets,  r oñe pair blankets, and white cotton . - Negro Mortality.—-The following ;is,, tel^-; '8óunterp^tíe,"^twó:-tab!e el^ sis. ; -iré<í'leather graphed from Washington:. ' /  chairs, ;half> of my pe,wter, one-half of í my iron J Reports ' show thai the mortality amdiig ne-kitchen furniture. • / u ; U groes during the war varied from 30 (0 40 per Item—I give; aud^ devise to my :  grandson, cent. ; pisease;is making some fatal mvoadsi now,: Lawrence Le#is, -my n-egro wench Lydia, to as before-.pÁac.e. ;( ; : P'uring'-1364 the deaths in,the, him and his assigns--.'forever.í.r ^.¿r <>. .;* r 7 j interior'^of^"'|ijcirili.'-Carolina'"amounted to 60 per Item—I give'and devise to my granddaughter, cent, of 'the  1  wüóle-cblo^éd '-'popuiaiioih.' of these -Bettie' Carter^ríiy;riegro woman ^Beti aiicf little sections.  1  The Medibjil- Bureau^compíains that heivfuture.increase,'to her and her •assigns/o.r P J it is;:powerless to 'stay-'the- progress of disease, ever ' ' " ' "■ -  1 1  •  1  ' ' '.....t ^  r.i ■ ■ nbw-Oe'iìsaìjs, November 20. . ,,., Theiwharves asd landings have; been relink : ; .quisled'ta'^lxeoityrauthor.itiés, the ¡government-;  ; ;  ; res.ervi-ng, one thousand feefc of the levee for its  Gov. Hamilton's prociamation calliiig the iTesas convention, says, "all qualified voters having; take ni ^ th e am nest y bath and bee n- par-.doned are eligible ; even if, tlie path be taken ,. op pardoned sub^eliiient to/tEe^^electioh.> r  ' ' '•^oW'Wells-apijòinied-'atì 1  iigènt to -seizfe-  ! èigfit c :-' ;  ' ' htindred;bales of icotton in Galveston, and ship  r  ,3ame to , this  v eity. .,iÌU\ iai.be property of  ;  Louisiana. ~ ' '  ;   ... - - i^Mw'YoRK^Hèv^^C^ ■  " The filg staff was" raised to-dày. ''Busities^" was ;transacted iwità;all ; the regutóriiy  f  of àn ■>  ' -Albert Pike,  ? has (been permitted to ìpeate at Men^jjhis to practice law! ' , ^ !  [ gfttiss t , : anr f  ithbiks" ->lxpbìs3e9. r —the:' city of London has a population of ;  two and a ihalf millions^ and is well governed at an annual ' espehse'óf twenty million' of dollar^. 7  The 'cily '  :  róf ; Paris^■:,•'iasva--.p'opulation of * abbut : -.òtìé' !  and à ' -  :  ihalf millions,;apd;is eimajly well governed, with an annual optilay of fifty millions; of francs or ; sàboùi'teó^'jmli.iòn3 of "dolljars."'"The city, of New York, with a.pjopuÌàtibtaW^^^ ' '  ;sahdvdias.'been'iibòinina,bly govefnedV àt iin òut-l^y: of nearlyjseventeeft^^ millions/In -regard: to ; Philadelphia,- estimates have already been. made, of -the àmputats'H^ijìrèd' by the various munici- " >pal departments'^ for the yeai^" 1866, and they 1  evince theipleasingfUotithat Philadelpliia is as ; ;   cheaply as it is well governed.,  i; The total apr ;  ; propriation for the present year was a little over three millions three hundred and't wenty- five tbousand dollars, v For the next y ear the ¿pprò- 1  ' priatioris wilLamount to about: four million dol--  ;  larsj.the^incréase over; that; of ¡last ; year.: being: more than sis hundred, and fifty ¡thousands  ; of ,, dollars. . These'facts in regard to the depart-' " mental expetìsès btHftV-'eity/bf^^^^^ Cpmpared with thóse=of other • cities; prove that -no chy ( need be.goyerned ill b.ecause it is^gov, -, erned cheaply,'and, that in Philadelphia good, government and' cheap government are, one and .the sarhè thihgj ::  i ■'■  :  -  PRACTICE in the Circuit and Supreme Courts at Little'Bock, and ,w;ill give his attention, to buiness entrusted to him in any part of the State. . ■ -■•■■•■-.•■ : : : :   Office over Dr. McAlmont's Drug Store. ; August 24, I860. d;w.tfi • ;  JL tb t, o r im o-y íhl ib -.-S^si- jsw- ? ■ - LITTLE RO CS , ARK ANS A S. t ■  , Tìsr PICE : In;, the, Adams' MJ^ mont's Drug Store- ,'";"". C.  Building,  over McAl-July  ;   SOI. F. CLARK. SAM. W. WILLIAMS. JOE. Wi "MARTIN.  mi  -ILmWi  little ROCK, ARKv -  ¿   W r ILL PRACTICE in all the Courts, prosecute Claims,o.fr all kinds,rcpllect debts, and act as Real Estate and General Agents. Office—Markham Street, near Sítate House. October 13,1865. dtt  ever ; _alsoymy ; largest looking-glass, my wbl^u't Surgeons are scattered throughout, tlie.Southern.j 1 ; writing desk '"with^drawers* a-square dining country, and funds are not .provided requisite.! ? .table,. one,bed,. Bedstead^ bolsterj one .piUo w^one.,,for'..their*'  blanket^^'iand^^pair^ •slieets/:white Virginia ' bloth As these reports ¿are official counterpane and-purplei.curtains, my  : red ''andTbe doubted. They tell a tale white-tea-china;^ tea-¿poohsj-and ? {h'e^ot-her;tfealf•rw:hich a Radical will dissent with a very bad of pewter; ¿rockeryware; and the remainder bf grace; %ill claw his head in vain for a my kitcben furniture.^^, ; r -.;-.■ , ^ - ^  "Item—I give m George/[deaths in the district of Korth Caroiiha in 1864!  ington, my nest best 'dressing;-glass, one; bed-: ¡As many in oth;er^ districts^ of the South I :  The' stead,; bedv^bblster; one-pillo%,-one^-pair' shefets.n'Freedmen's-' Bnreau^ fitH this rate, will 1  soon be^ one blanket and counterpane. ^ roome-'the Deadmein's Bureau, for we are informed  Item—1 deyisg, wearing^ apparel to be by that -itastituticin-ithi^it : -as" : -poweile's's': to stay  equally divided between my grand-daughters, .1 the progrese- of r  diseased ; No dbubt 1  it is. But Betty Carter, Fatahy Ball' and Milly 'Washing-Jltisi not outibf - the pq#erof atay sensible Souths-ton ; hut should my^daUghter Betty .Lewis fancy [ eru maiiiwhbi utad^r Stands the 'dispositions and  former :  h_sbit® bf ^ihe ; segrb of tie-South^ to surges t a ;r e in e'dy that wo nld ■ pr 6 ve 5  in fallible;. is; suggestibn wou : M''sim|>ly be 'that he go- to xvo^k^ ^ " baek- iiito'his^ibld- habits and 'old f?ire. Want! of ^ekercise,'oyer-eatin'g 1  or uhder-eatihgi  - The; Paris .Exhibition Of 1867.—-The'pre^ paratiqns ; for;; th eh great display-are going on, :The park which is. ,tq surround: the. central building is to he.; laid out .in the .English . style,. and will contain an international theatrèr and. t  à lawn where the games of till natioïiâ 'Hvill bë played. There vwill also , be a; lecture rooinV ;  they are not. to j with a laborjatory, for the nse of any, - foreign:; of truth; , from «avant who may have a new; theory to.purpose, .  The-eiter-ibr circle of the park w.iil contain the a gri oui t «rail ex h ïbi t i 0 n, w i t h :  m 0 d el ' far in s ^ do-n>esUc: a.Bimals, and exhibitions of horticulture and pisciculture. . There are to, be twenty entrances, and jt is proposed to establish a communication by railway between/ the different part.?: " The hydraulic machinés will be on the bankaof;the;Séinei v v^^- •  any one, two or three articles thereof, .she is to have them before a division/thereof  Lastly—I nominate,and : appoint my^aid son, Gen. George Wfishthgtbh^ exebut'o'f this my will, .and:as I owe a fe,w qrno debts, I direct m (  executor to give ho securityI unaccustomed "food, lethargy and languor, are e8tat.e':i?bat;d^3i£e^ to my them. " " [Memphis Ledger.'  devisees, with as little trouble and delay' as may  be, desiring their acceptance thereof as all thei g TATi2  Convention Proposed._A primary  token J' aow have to lgive them of my love for meeting ^as .held at Little Rock, on the 7th inst.  IT QD  US, 23  up-m u®  lB>y IrO-W^IS^IE^ ^ OO«  OPPOSITE THEATRE BUILDING, • ■ BMQUe Wl<E>€L¿i o£rIJs 0  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN"  /A ~  J ¿lac.ja«.  3  Fmmos? JJDvm mwffo- cejZ<£ ODE  WE WOULD cordially invite the attention of the public and citizens to our general and MM •  §©I<3<DÉO(ùl 'SttcoxsEs. ©IT iDirongs ì "  We ¿have t-lie largest stock, and' will sell'lower for CASH than any othfe^house in Arkansas.  sSctois <fu£Ddi3 Öozcr^fW UDemlei  them.  In witness whereof .I have hereunto'set my hand and seal, this 20th day of May, 1788.  [Seal.] .. ■ MARY WASHINGTON.  Signed, sealed and published in our presence and signed by us in the presence of thé said Mary Washington, at her desire.  JAMES- MERCER, ■  Witnesses." "I JOSEPH WALKER,.....  JOHN FERNEYHOUGH......  at. v/hicli ii rèéQÌUtibh was unaimously adopt ed i-bsit^a/geriérà;! Convention of" the people of thè' State be' held/at thb;capitar 2d Monday ih Decèmbér  r  pose bf endbrsin^ :  the^^ policy orPrèsid^ Johnson 'in'the restoration'of' the other seced-ed/Stiites and" io * petitibn /liiktìC ; |0 ' aj)|>'ojnt. provisional "Gbyeího#'fdi^^rkah^as,^'^Ho inay/t^ke/imm^ steps' to ' Enable  s  the |>eople; thereof ¡/ to/ shajre the benefits Of siich .policy in common with those, of, This city was painfully shocked yesterday 1 the other  : States; tVe trill take occasion here :  afternoon by the announcement of iho -deatli'by after'to'presènte our yiewu on. the subjects pro-suicide of Hon. Preston King, formerly Ù. S. posed ; 'tpV be^'Wcted upon by the Convention in Senator and'recently Collector at this port.-— question.; ' We*'trust the county of Philips will  in Washington when the announcement of his | selected for. ¿ho purp'ope. The columns of our death uc.3 made. The onerous responsibiliiiec pap6r will be open to the discussion of any and of his office are believed to have weighed heavi- all questions pertaining to the Convention. We ly on his- mind, but not to such an extent ¿0 to bope to hea,r from our. friends and patrons resi-produce. insanity. He was laboring' under the country.- ' We know of men,whose  «■reat depression of spirito for. some "days "bre : . lopinions/ are entitled to much weight and high  ' A» -Notrwob®H 'nt ;Fa ct m 0n g t h e i m m igran ts arriving at. New ;;  Ypr.k; and other Eastern cities, it is obseryed by,pur : e'xchanges,in that quarter, that there are nowadays many who are bound . direetly fbrthe'Soiith-ern States. These include substantial'-partibsi---whose" :  destinatioiis a  were fixed ../before jthey left ; ;Europe. This is a ; novel v and significant fact... Wo are glad to hear it.—-It is full of promise/for our yet to. be regenerated; 9  redeeaied 'Southern' land.' By :  all means let us.have an abundance of reliable white labor: jr. If. the. negroes will not woTk v  as their for--mer,mastery are all dqing t;  let us ;  have somebody, who will!' But the imigrants referred to, bring -also plenty of money^^ to buy /lands with. So much the better.' Capital is r mUch needed 'here,  ;  and land is cheap—cheaper than it is at the -North. Remember.-that*- . i-.:;.-.: ' ■ —:: -- •...... .: /,  ;  {Memphis Argus-.. ,  theBsterhazy picture'gallery, Wiiich possesses; some' remarkable fine 'sp%cimktas :  of 'Murillb— large pictures- of the hbly :  family and'e'eeae^ from the life of the Virgin—has been I removed-- .fromb! Wf Vienna to the museum %t Pesth r  the ;  ► Hon having been given by its posBessor to thafe ^ -town, 'as*tlie 'auoleiis''of ;  ^"¿SileV^tjo'' 'be^formetf- '/ there. • -The enormous-pdk§essions%fEster-hasy family have, for soine t^aev:been,pat"uiid6rf :  sequestration,,- and it wa$ feared t/by the : parties,,  ; í  ix;-v  vious to his death, but, when last- seenyby. -hia friends (on -Monday- morbing) ho ohonod" no symptoms of insanity. At 9 a. :m. on ' Monday-he entered one of thè-Hoboken. fbrry-boat'sVaiid,* when tlie boat had passed clear of the dock," lie \ leaped overboard, previously leaving his hat on  n • 1 I ' * y / _____ _ .t m /-Ì . wv-*\ /I <1 a /ì f a itt a in  Will aba it to their interest 'to* gi?e us a call and sse^ sor themselves.  ■escriptions* ^arefull^  E^Air' Ô2S HÍ  trepare*  ■ox  Bmciv STORE. Main sirici, opposite Old Thea-' July 12,1805.  "FpOn.aleat " -U- üpi.13,1805/  KIÑNEAR . CO.'ä.  Drug  Store.  deck, where, it was found, and led to the discovery of the-suicide. His body has BQt-yet" been recovered. Mr. King was.aiHicted with menisi 'nbcvìzìAon. uprrr.rao ' bt twonty yerc? « go. and for some time under treatment in the Utica.insane Asylum/ . He was a personal friend, of Presi(1 ent'Jòhn's-onand, asXucìi, : hó received his, appointment of U. S. Collector j at'this"port: A ?uccessor will •orob-iblv be appointed immediately. [_i\'cio Yorli Cor. SL Lows Rep.  Enghin'd' has" expressed"TT&;desire.' io'réney/ diplomatic relations with,Brazil. * ' ,  Consideration, and we 'trust they".will not be silent when their voice is heeded/to,give counsel 'in matters of State on, questions; of such high 'moment 'as those proposed for the consideration and action of the- Little Rook Convention. Let us hear from you, gentlemen.  / ' • [Helena 'Clarion,.  • Ofpicers.—It is mustering out of Id ¿oil in" "the hands of the.Secretory of f.or-nearl}'-.^ week, has h?en suspended for a .few flays; and, that its  - Muster-out • or Gcnëraî said that the order for the general oincers, whjelî  mo3t nearly concerned that /this riqh gift might, . ofter all be withheld, and th© (collection sold Ito ' * lielp tb rem'ove 5  sotn'e df^lie'Iosd" of ; 'deb't^itli/ 0ii ' which 't^e-entate wasrbfiudeii^dii' cBiifc itlhas'been^':, : -safely lodged in the .Hungarian qapitaU:: ; ■ r-iti rn  general clearance o? officers whose ¿evvices p.re no ^-actually required,  ; 02:ceptipg those-who were .wounded in the service, or .otherwise-disabled.  [Kcdional Intelligencer, llth.  The following appear? Ija the Boston Common- :  wealth :"It is á pleásing instance of the"trans^ , • toission of -noble  : qüalitie^from ;; ftithbi* fó Jóií " t^hat the two younger' 'ioiíá^f'^hiá-^á^É^ra'c^  s  Mann, upon;-the .lo^^a^itlkeir^br^he^&bfiihisi ^ " •property ..i.n tl>e  recelit robbery, nt' once/Jnférméd''íiim/tiiat. "oaerr'r third of their j'oint' be^^'áhbuíd be^hls.'  hJ \' f  '- ni* üínároim lo si-<.í  - It ís-sjtated" that-Die-ken^ oBtáia.ed thé'ídea-for ' noy^l of Qliver .Tw^t^c^.aifcundle.of dra^T! -r, ings by Cruikshanks,//intended^ witliout'leiter presé 1 , :  thyiife of"'á^Üondon Üi^e^^'''///.', and that the cíiaVactersbf-Nahcy, ! 'Fagííi,Sykes^'' ;  the DQ'lger; and Charley Bateé, were suggested''' > by the sketches of the-artist. . .   

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