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Tioga Eagle (Newspaper) - July 2, 1845, Wellsboro, PennsylvaniaBody Tail the 2ist. The measure Kins wed 319, ur., of the editor not exceeding twelve lines for on Dollar and for very sub cents. Notices not inserted for seventy five cents f three insertions the same to yearly advertisers of i by. Diced n the House of lords batted where it Naff Cebu u Hale. Flash of Spear and shield banners streaming High team spread on the Battle in went Forth to die. Shrinking read or Row neat s saturday Gazette. Biographical sketch of general Jackson. Sri for tried and glance from his Clear Eye in serried sinks he moved. Wriede the boldest stood of the fiery Loo Lance grew dark with blood Rie dead Lay thick below. Of bosom knew do fear foot the Brave the Casque and borne the Spear the grave. Was wanting now in enclosed his breast on if Rhelma is brow proud a chieftain s Teresi. J no deep Drums beat. Bihe swelling Clarion bait spread for his winding Sheet sit they called him Forth to die ones sought his Side. By t. Wayne Heid. 1 general Andrew Jackson was born on Isth of March in Waxhaw settlement of sooth Carolina where Bis parents had set tied before having emigrated from Ireland. A Short time sifter the birth of Jackson Bis father died leaving with two care of Bis Mother an exemplary and excellent woman. The scant Ness of their Patrimony allowed Only one of the Brothers to be liberally educated and this was Andrew who was de mid the taunts of scorn and Pride captive and alone. And asked for an hour of prayer p vain and his reply Lii Illivia along Liis native air a tone Whaine m shall Eye my me soar to maker s presence baffle. The Loo twin i he of death Adi i shrink not now to die. Fwd Teodora the Brand wil5nocravfln to live Iob it mourn that for the loved land Alliase but one life to a Wajih blood Ben in vat in our by the foe Maii s Blade a shrine to Freedom Baill Richer offering Laid. I was his who yielded then at his Conakry a heart of steel i signed Tulat lie could not pour again his life mood her weal. Gin of. May 1645. H. B. G. An heiress in Kentucky. A two months since says the Cincin Ivo Mercial a novel circumstance took i few Miles Back in the Kentucky the parties having numer it filthy acquaintance in Cincinnati. It m that a to Toj Rich old widow lady by of jihad an Only daughter Iii a most Beautiful creature and could the hand of the proudest of i but she strange to say Lov to gentleman tailor by the name of hid been 10 fortunate As to woo i Willoat hit mothers knowledge. At fact came Tot the Parent s Young a her Boose. A few after the old lady had occasion to be one tuning till a late hour of course Ort did lot let such an Opportunity jul without spending the evening Ogeth Fien i feel heard airs. Return later not being a we to escape was Urga closet. On the e n an. A she having Bada hint servant made bold to ones ill tet the presence of her i a that be had Tut gone Tel Amu. This the Damsel stoutly a butter would not believe her m her Rildy punishment ordered her to up m the dark closet there to re till Broad on her opening the torning mrs. M was few Stock to behold her daughter asleep. Juan tailor s arms 9 it is., needless tacit the Mother no longer opposed my on that very Day. The Blush n United to her honorable Lover now enjoying All blesses and romantic Honey Moon. Signed by his Mother for the Church he was sent to a flourishing Academy in the neighbourhood where be remained until tiebreak ing ont of the revolutionary War brought an enemy into the settlement and it became necessary for even boys to. Shoulder the Rifle and Range them shoes under the banners of their country. The intrepid and ardent youth encouraged by the patriotic counsel of his Mother hastened at the age of four teen to enlist in the american service his eldest brother had already lost his life in the Battle of Stone. Shortly after this Jackson was obliged to retire with his corps into. Sorth Carolina j but again returned to the Waxhaw settlement which the British were supposed to Haw vacated. Immediately on their return this band of patriots were sur prised by a Superior British Force and Many Jothem taken prisoners. Jackson and his brother escaped but having entered a Bouse next Day for the purpose of procuring food they fell into the band of a corps of British soldiers. Upon his capture by these soldiers Jackson showed that High and indomitable which he has been so much dist being ordered by the Leader of the party to clean the mud off his youth peremptorily refused to do at tie same time the treatment due to a prisoner of War. The officer enraged aimed a blow at his head with a Sabre which would have pro Ved fatal had he not parried it with his left hand on which he received a severe wound. His brother at the same time and for a Sim Ilar offence received a Gash Over the head which brought him to his Jackson was now consigned to jail in Cam Den where he continued until after the Bat the at that place when be was exchanged thro True exertions of his Mother. This worthy woman worn by grief and the fatigues she bad undergone in seeking to alleviate the us soon is possible wishing to his life upon jus farm. In this Retreat about ten Nashville on the cum Berland River he spent several years Chappy in of Rural and Jio wife and a Cir Cle of one Nils. The recurrence of a War with great Bri Tain however called him Forth from Bis in treat. As major general of Bis state he published an energetic Appeal to the militia of his division and calling two thousand five Hundred of them to his Standard without de Lay tendered his and their services to the Gen eral government. In november 1812, he received orders to descend the the defence of the lower country which was then thought to be in danger. I Catnap Pitfor several Okyi Ingi gift what up 10 _ Mort Des redi to Complete this breast was shortly after Rapiey. By fresh 3poo p joked with he or Mee of Xiii the of March to Toa Opeka or horse shqe4 a rivet where the indians Bat to Loleet All their last stand. They had fortified the Bend i tic a breastworks of logs eight feet High. On the morning of the 27th, Jackson attacked the fortification. For several hours the enemy defended their breastworks Bat the soldiers having scaled their ramparts they were at a i a. A 8 discounted by arrival or the Hiber ast relative january however j hostile eos Sioa work. On the they made an a Success Avreet the Ful a tack upon and another i Nia on oni or upon the 1st of also repulsed. _ was fixed upon for the question accordingly on the Corning of he with the receipt a tuft i signals intended for attack were descried in 1m1iu1s Rose the enemy s lines and shortly whole British Force were seen advancing to Ward they were received funds Rose on i per apartment securities contingent hundreds fell at each discharge from the ame port and the popularity from the Western world every Day in sufferings of the american prisoners at Char Leston expired shortly after in the Neighbour Hood of that City. At the period of her death Young Jackson was suffering from sick Ness the consequence of his imprisonment and the Small pox succeeding almost terminated Bis existence. A Ane however enabled him to survive this com plication of soon recovered and the enjoyment of his Patrimony. This though would have enabled him to Complete his education on a Liberal scale but peace being again restored and Jackson unused 10 the management of pecuniary affairs and surrounded by evil example soon went through his Small inheritance. Instead How Ever of surrendering himself up to As is the Fate of most Young men in similar circumstances he Cut Short his career of dissipation and repairing to Salisbury n. C. Commenced the study of Law. In the Winter of 1780, at the age of Twenty he received License to practice at the bar. Finding How Ever that the town of Salisbury afforded him but a poor Field for his talents be emigrated into Tennessee and in 1788, we find him established in the Young and flourishing Settle of Nashville. Here Success attended in the Middle of Winter in a period of unusual cold he conducted his troops As far As Natchez where be encamped and employed himself for some time in training his undisciplined soldiers. The danger from Bri Tish invasion on the Southwest passed Over and Jackson received orders from the Secre tary of War immediately to disband Bis troops and to hand Over to general Wilkin commanding the South Western division of the regular his munitions of War military stores wagons in the situation in which the troops of Gen Jack son were then placed this could have been done without much suffering to his Many were sick in his Camp and most of these rail Tia were of respectable families in. Tennessee. Jackson had Given his Promise to them and their parents that he would be to them is a father. Should he now disband1 them five Hundred Miles from their Homes and the Means of returning there they would either have to enlist in the Reg ular army or take the chances of Fate in in some other Way. It was supposed More Over that this unwise order from the Secre tary of War was issued for the purpose of filling the ranks Wilkinson s army with Good recruits be this As if May Gen. Jackson thought proper to disobey the retain the military stores and wagons and March army Back to Tennessee where he gave them an honorable discharge. On his arrival at Nashville he wrote to the presi Dent what he bad done and the reasons of Bis action. His conduct was approved of at Washington and. The expenses he had incur red were ordered to be paid. Jackson was not allowed to remain Long in idleness. The Creek nation of indians excited by the celebrated Warrior Tecumseh and by British emissaries had committed several both Arous outrages on the Frontier set loss upon the Side of the victors was about 50 killed and 150 wounded. The Battle of Toh Opeka completely broke the the indians and they shortly of for peace. The Campaign being now ended issued orders for the disbanding the troops which was accordingly done. The successful Issue of this Indian Campaign turned the attention of. The general government to the victorious commander and he appointed a in the u. Army of. Men might have been Ca s1. Army. He was also appointed commissioner to negotiate with the creeks a treaty of peace and Alliance. During these transact ions his at Tention was called to the protect Ion and encouragement which the hostile indians had received arid were still continuing to rally their Ronen. It them of in the face of thousand of their comrades had already fal at length Gen. Kanegaye the or Der . Had the troops under Jackson been armed and equipped for Pursuit tie whole British the new treaty England and was in vain to on that Day. However knowing the weakness of his soldiers in this respect wisely forbade Pursuit and the enemy were per i melted to escape. They re embarked but the 18th of january. After the Battle of the 8ui, general Jack Orleans until the news to receive from the Spanish governor of pen son remained at new he also dispatched a commissioner arrived of peace with England when he to this functionary which commissioner tired once More to peaceful boil of the his return reported that be Wen 200 Bri Tish soldiers Wuh Indian allies drilling at Here he remained for the space of Pensacola. Jackson urged on his government years indulging in Rural pleasures and amuse the necessity of dismantling this ments at the end of which Tim. He was once this British Force soon alter made an attack More called out in service of Bowler an american Post and Florida was still in the hands of the fort on foil cover i e when retreated Back to the protect Niaros some time after the Battle of i m _ Tnp Cinns were made incursions were made of the governor of Pensacola. General i new Orleans hostile the Frontier settlements of the United bands of seminoles creeks and who found a fit Asylum in the government Coffee having arrived with 2000 from Tennessee general Jackson determined states by to put an end to the duplicity of the Spanish runaway negroes his own responsibility he this Neutral territory governor reduced the fort and the governor to sub Mission. Having driven Oik the hostile creeks and sent detachments in Pursuit of them he-1 giving him leave o depart for elements of the South West. A band of six or seven Hundred warriors assaulted fort Mimms situated in the Tensaw settlement in the Mississippi carrying the fort butchered its inmates men children to the number of three Hundred persons. Only seventeen out of the whole number escaped to Tell the dreadful catastrophe. The news produced the greatest excitement in Tennessee and All eyes were turned upon Jackson. The legislature of the state immediately called into service and Jackson became their Leader. In the beginning of october 1813, be was on Bis Way to the scene of action. Our space will not permit us to follow him through the intricacies of Bis Campaign in which he exhibited unusual Energy fortitude and military skill. It is not courage alone that makes the general yet even if nor on Dir y entered the town of of the United states therefore a december 1819, ordered Jackson to this place with a sufficient Force to suppress these incursions if Cross the Orleans where 1 Spanish line and punish the Savages where be British. He or he might find them. Be accordingly re place on the 1st of Decem paired to the scene of and after having her 1814, immediately set about concen routed the indians in trl Ine an a r my for its defence. And executed . Subjects whom he t or is nol perhaps on the records of Kund acting As instigators to the Host e Sava an instance in which the defence he put a Bias been undertaken under More Dis Nashville a City Rou raging circumstances. Lousiana was bul ill supplied with Motley French and Spanish population Only lately brought under the United slates government did not have Zeal enough in the cause to fish very hard for its safety. British emissaries had been at work among the City was filled with traitors add to this that a Large and Well appointed Force was expected and from that very army who were still exulting in the victories they had just obtained Over the French. In spite of All these gloomy prospects general Jackson continued to make his preparations for defence. On the i4th of december a Large British Force entered the Lake Borgne and captured the american there stationed. It was now expected that they would make a pain and was to return to when he ascertained that Callava the governor of Pensacola bad been affording pro Lection to the enemy he therefore at the head of 1200 me marched against this place and occupied it with United states soldiers. For these acts he was attacked by. Some of the journals of the country and for the Pur Tfaye coast of r has the foreign office. Be a Good of i the potent naval , contracting parties have agreed to maintain along the coast of Africa ought to put an effectual Stop to the barbarous practice in question. It is arranged under the treaty that France Thall keep on the Western coast of Africa Fleet consisting half of steamers and half of sailing ships the number amount ing to not 1-ss than 36 and that the naval. Force employed ill England will be of the same character calibre and amount Cisin simultaneously due vigilance on the flags of their respective nations. Acting in concert for this object each May visit the stations occupied by the other when a pave Lent negotiating treaties with Tbs native princes and chiefs for the suppression of the Trade Only and bearing jointly the expenses of presents upon the conclusion of such treaties. Should the use of Force by land or. Sea become necessary in the execution of the abject in neither shall have recourse thereto without the Sanction of the other. Ireland i Clana All was comparatively quiet. "old1 and Young Ireland have been at loggerheads. The quarrel was very Long but it was legibly intense while it lasted. The carbolic Bishops Are . Arms against the measure now Barlia ment for establishing colleges in the North the South and the West of Lre Ard. At their in Dublin some few Day they demoralize government to modify some of the provisions of the a order that the students should he religious instruction by Cash our clergymen within the Viau Sof. The the Catholic Bishops should have a veto upon the of the that Dye measures might be. Taken against the religious opinions of the Young men being tampered with. The repeal meeting at Tara respect in which considerable preparations had been. But Here he had in contend rot Only with a formidable enemy but with raw and mum Ous soldiers and with the severest personal is. Beautiful in itself but Beautiful. In Sta associations it is Day 13, with our cares littleness of life. The Vonjj with it its actions we Rise in j. Anal our task is before is but tomes with it test. If we leave my not of dreams our 1 m Solitude and is imagination has thrown orbs of heaven the t i endows Are steeped in of a crowded City where fell Bat upon pavement and would be softened the mind loveliness of night s deep boart. His Industry and talents he acquired a Lucra Tive business in the courts and was Ere Long appointed attorney general for the District in which capacity he continued to act for Sev Era years. Tennessee being at that time exposed to Texe hostile incursions of the indians every citizen was by necessity a Soldier and in the skirmishes with these Savages Jackson soon became distinguished for his courage and Resolution. The Progress which he made in the Public estimation soon promoted him to such offices As it was in the Power of his fellow citizens to bestow. In 1796 he was delegated As one of the members of a convention to Frame a Constitution for the state. In this body he acquired additional distinction and in the same year he was elected to the general con a member of the House of represent Tivet. In the following year he became a senator of the United states him one of the parties in As he said it p wed him heard i. A. A a the Folio Ilia sent to the widow of the de this Post resigned in the year 0.789. He was distinguished during his Ca reer not to much for his oratorical As for the soundness of Bis under standing and the moderation of his Demeanour. Curing the time he was acting As senator was chosen by the Field officers of the ten Nessee militia of their diver Sion. Tubis. Done without consultation however he accepted appoint ment which he continued to hold until 1814, when he took rank in the regular hardships. Prolonged and perilous marches an almost total want of food in. Conse Quence of the failure of contractors Long a sence from Home rendered his most ungovernable yet still did this Resolute Man persevere until he accomplished the object for which his government had deputed him. His first engagement with the enemy was at Talladega an Indian fort on the Coosa River. Here he routed the Savages with the loss of 299 of their warriors w5 killed and eighty wounded Wiki the loss upon the Side of the americans., after the Battle of Talladega Jackson for want of supplies was compelled to Lead Back his army to the Camp which he had established about 3jo, Miles Distant. He remained undergoing hardship for want of and suppressing Muir no after i tiny in Bis exhibitions of the most undaunted courage alone. When no supplies arrived however he reluctantly consented. To the return of his , remaining him. Self with a the Fly faithful adherents until fresh troops Phoulo arrive. The month of Jaa uary a reinforcement having reached the City and through a kind of Flo Tural canal which mrs from the lakes into the swamp called Bayou Bienvenu. On the 23d, certain information of this having reached Jackson he determined to attack them that about of the enemy had landed and were constantly receiving reinforcements Jackson accordingly marched out of the and reached the enemy s bivouac at dusk. He immediately attacked them and after several hours of hard fighting drive them from their position and forced them Forther Down the River. It became impossible to act with advantage in the darkness and he was compelled to retire and await morning this prompt night attack however May be attributed the safety of new Orleans. Pose of fully explaining his transactions person he repaired to Washington and thence to Philadelphia Baltimore and new York in All of which places he was received with Marks of the highest distinction. In 1821, Jackson was again called upon to serve his country in the capacity of com missioner and governor of the Loridas which provinces were at this period ceded to the United states. In july he reached the scene of his after several vigorous measures by which he properly organized the territory of Florida he returned to Nashville in the month of october. In 1824, general Jao Feon was nominated for the presidency but in consequence of the number of election was effected by the people and the Choice revert ing to the House of representatives these Lection fell upon John Quincy a dams. In 1828, general Jackson was again placed in nomination and Wab elected to the chief magistracy of the Republic which he Belli for the double term of eight years. It was n Stormy period of our political history but made for some time previous reception tin the resignation As senator he was Apo irined one oif the fudges of the sup reme court of Tennessee which office he accepted with and from which withdrew him he determined to atlatl the enemy at a place called , on the Tallapoosa on the he routed the enemy and titled Many of to Beni but being unable to bring them to any general engage ment and his provisions Felling he was for ced to commence a to fort Strother his formed encamp fluent on crossing a Creek called Enot Ochoco he was attacked in the rear by a Large body of Savages and his army thrown into some confusion but being rallied by the of Jackson and Sev eral Tobor officers the enemy were put to flight and dispersed about their warriors left dead upon the Field to. Had the e been awed by such a spirited Eption which they least of All expected would upon the next Day have marched upon the City with an overwhelming Force and without the advantage of the fortifications which its defenders now acquired time to erect new Orleans must have fallen. We cannot enter into a detail of the Ope actions at new Orleans Between the 23d de Ember and the 8lh january hut we will Deavor to present the Reader with As Clear a Comyeni As u in our Power. New Orleans situated on a narrow strip of land oven Hundred Miles in length fronting on the Mississippi River by an interminable wooded swamp. This strip at the where the British had landed is not Over four Hundred Yards in Width. On the morning of the Jackson learning that the British Force had increased so far As to out number to throw a breast work across the narrowest part of the dry ground and thus act on the defensive. A canal which had been already Cut from the swamp the the River favoured the and he accordingly commenced the arduous undertaking the British remained quietly in their Enas the questions then agitated Are fresh minds of All it is unnecessary now to Alhade to them. At the inauguration of his on tie 41h of general Jackson finally retired from Public life anime turned to the Perm image. Bis physical Constitution never perhaps such As would be termed to often Powers of endurance was now greatly broken by tiie excitement and labours through which he Hod passed and after protracted decline and suffering he expired on the 8th june 1845, at the age of seventy eight years and in the full Possession of his faculties leaving his eventful life and arduous services to the judgment of his acting eloquent Rob t. Hall was spending an evening at the House of a Friend a lady who was on a visit that her Little girl might go to rest. She re turned in about half an hour and said she s gone to sleep. I put on my night Cap and Lay with her and she very soon drop Ped or Hall hearing the conversation said Etc Chise Yon Wartt your child to grow up a liar of dear i should be checked at such a thing.1. Then Bear with me while i say Yon must never act a lie before her children Are Quick Obser vers and soon learn that that which assumes took place of thursday the 22d Ultimo or. O Connell Var. Ray and others heard mass at Tara at half past 12 o clock the Rev Parish priest of Kells officiating. I tier Aci counts differ materially As to. The i a attendance. The Freeman those who heard mass at and the number of those who took purr in the demonstration at 200jqoo but Saunders the eve Knitig the anti repeal papers represent he attend ence As meagre not exceeding 5000 or and the whole affair a Fauce. Both parties agree in this that the attendance and the enthusiasm were of the great ing on the same spot in 18-13. The o Connell levee was held in Dublin on the 30th Ulf. It was the anniversary of the imprisonment of the and the display and Parade was most Giand and imposing. Appeals to be in a state of High excitement in consequence the schism Ali chm. Ronge the new. Luther who demands marriage for the Catholic priest Hood and the. Celebration of mass in the a instead of the latin language has made Between the new and the old lights. In this of the Ablest pens and several of the crowned Heads of that Are already engaged. The aus Tria has taken the most prevent the introduction of the schism into his dominions while it is viewed feel ing of satisfaction by the King of Rosaia. M. Ronge and his Coady stators Raepe sep be dining ground. A 1 of up Carlos in Avor of Bis son the Prinett ? to what it u not a a lie whether or acte was the most his abdication it is to bought Ead to the marriage of Don g in he May he the King Isabella the Queen. Of Spain. Unite., Par ies in that distracted prevent the horrible carnage of civil War Lere Aier. In worlds perhaps be the Best thing could possibly happen to Spain m the present Jiin Tuia of the new Constitution was. Formally adopted by the Queen on the 23d May. Order appears to terse is no doubt whatever is that or. Steiger will executed w he will wit Kriis ported to America where he will Hava to the remainder of i Days. It i. Believed v

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