Newspaper of The New York Herald, February 20, 1842, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated February 20, 1842 Page 1
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n ) - ?^gggg?? i I I K l a h ; T H' Tml. IlL-ln. 33T.?Wkoltlt *005 *" NEW LINK OK LIVERPOOL PACKETS. To Mil fro a New York or the *9rh. and Liverpool in the 13th t/taeh mtnlh, MS- JflB- M ti VaoM New von. ' M KR09CIU9, Capliiu John Collin*. i5th No*. SIDDON'S, Captain E. U. Cobb,S8th Dec. tthip SMERll'A N, Cuptam K. A. Depeysler, 35th Jan. f&ipUARRlCK.llaplaiii Win. Hk.rtdy.'Jfilh Keb. Knox Livamroot.. ?SHRRIDAN,C.ptain K. A. IVpeyster, lllh Not. GARR1CK,Captain Win. Skiddy, 13th Dec. Btuu ROSCIU9, Captain John Collin*, 13th Jan. Ship 9IDDONS.Captain R. B.Cobb, 13th Keb. These ehipe are all of the first class, upward* of 1000 ton*,built la the city of New York, with ouch improvement* a* combine gleat (peed with mniaual comfort for passenger*. Every ear* hM been taken in the arr. uigemeiit of their accommodation*. Tht price of passage heuee i* $iuo,for which ample store* will b* rovided. These whip* an- commanded by experienced master*, who will make every exertion to give general latinae deal Neither the captain* or owner* oflheie ship* will be rrsponri hlo for any letters, parcel* or packagesseut by them, units* r* gtilar bill* 01 lading are signed therefor. ' The*hi|>*ol thidline will hereafter go armed, and their pecu Bar construction gives them security not poaseaned by any other |utvessels of war. For freight or p onace.spply to E. K. COLLINS k to. It South it. New York, or to WM. Ik JA9. BROWN Ik fco, Liverpool Letters by the packet* will be charged 131 c?!rts per single *hosit: tOeenUt)ero.iDce..iiid newspaper* I cent each. (3y KOII NEW ORLEANS LOUISIANA AND NEW YORK LINE OK PACKETS is- m m roTth? better accoirimo Jation onSmpperS, it iiniueiilled to 4e?pstch a ship from rhit port on the 1st. 5th, 10th. 15th, 20th X ??*?. -.el. munll, divnmenpiiw ih# I Oth October, ftlld eootinuinj uulil M-<y when regular 'lay* will be appoint?l tot the remainder of the ye?r, wVreby great delay* and dtsap oiatmeats will be prevented durini the inramer mouths. 1 be Allowing ships will commence tin* srranffevnrnt:? Slip YAZOO.Copt. Cornell, lOlh Oct. 1941. Slip Ol'.ONKk. t .apt. Jackioo, lath Oct. 8hipMISS18?H,PIx'^>ftHilHHrd,MthOet. up LOUISVILLE, (Apt. Hmit.JSth Oct. Sup SHAKSPEARE, <-apt. Miner, Ist November. Ship OASTOV Capt Latham, 5th Nov. hip HuNTSVILLE, Rapt. Muinford, 10th Nor. Slip QCMULOEK, <-apt l.eavttt, 15lh Not. Ship NASHVILLE,Caiit. Dickinson.33th Nor. MEMPHIS, (..apCfcuight, asthNov. Ship LOUISA. Capt. Mu font let December. Three ship* were all built m the city of New York, expressI* for packets are of a tight draft of water, hare recently been newly coppered and pot in splendid order, with accommodation* for pUeeoL'crii unequalled for contort. They are commanded by experienced masters, who will make every exertion to give general satisfaction. They will at all tunes be towed up and down the Mississippi by steamboats. Neither the owners orcardnut ofthese ships will be rctponsiUa for jewelry, bullion, precious stones,silver,orpUted ware.or for any Ictteri, parcel or package, sent by or put on board of than, unless regular bill* of lading are taken for the tame, and live value thereon expressed. , For freighter apply to E. K. COLLINS h CO. 51 South s'..,or JAMES E. WOODRUFF, Agent in New Orleans, who will promptly forward all goods to his address. The ships of this Kne are warranted to tail punctually as ad; yertieed. and great care will be taken to hare the goodx correct le measured. 131 y " NEW YORitAND HAVRE PACKET b. (SECOND LINE;) M, M M Ttie ships of this Tine wilF herrafler leave NewYorkon ths Ut and Havre on tl* t *Ui of each mouth 5ti follows: l\onJftw York. rr<rm Maori. The new ship ONEIDA, f 1st Mareh (iStnApnl Capt. tutJuly <i6thAagust James Fuuck. ( 1st November ( 15th December Ship BALTIMORE, f 1st April E l?th M?T Cart. < 1st Aug'iat \ 16tli September Edward Funk. ( 1st December f l?th January Soip UTiCA, i let May I l?lh June Cist, ? 1st ftptembsr f 15th October VredVHewiD Cl*t January f l(th February Nkw.hip?T:'NlCOLAS,C 1st June 1i?h July p J,t < ist October < l?th November J. JLTeU. ( l?tFebruary ( l?th March The accommodations ol tlirse snips are not surpassed, com siAif all that may be required tor comfort. The pnee of eabsn passage it $100, Pass; ogees will be supplied with trtrj seauieite, with the exception of wines and liquors. Goods intended for these vessels will be forwarded b/ the snbecribert. free from any other than the expenses n""'"tonTS&ms.tpM, eg 5 Tontine Buihlings nEW Yokk and newaju.. IfalMn <1 ill liffil tfli fare redtuetl to 45 rents. From the foot of Courtlandt street. New York* (F very day?Beadays excepted.) Utn N-;w Ywk. Leave Newark. At SAM. At ?RM. At ? AJM. AtU r.M. II do 4 do ? dp if do 4] do lot do I do T da 1? 40 ON SUNDAYS. e_n 111.bill of I.ih?rtvstreet. Leave New York. ' Leave Newark. At I A. M.end 4i r. M. At 1 P. M. and It P. M. mWTORS, EI. IT\B ETHTOWN. AAHWAY AND * NEW BRUNSWICK. Kere reduced, rfren the foot of Liberty (treat,daily. Leave New York. Leave New Brungwieh. At A.M. AtTjATM. 41 P. M. | P- M. ftJMKKVILLE eUgeiconnect with theee lince each war* ere between New York and SomtrriBe, SO cent*. p? do N'eW Bninewick, TImdU.'. Bah way. lb cent*. Elir* bell. town. Mcenta. The fare in the 71 A. M. train from New Brunewick, and 4| P M- train freer New York, hen been reduced between New York and New Bninewick to SO cente. " and Rahway te tl\ " Hm Pniladelpkia mailt me pamee through New Br ickfoe thm York wit atUo'eUck. On8uadajr?th? Ti A.M. tr;pfrom NewBnunrick 10omitre who procure their ticketeet the ticket o Ace, receive entry tieketgratie. Tiekedeare received by theconductov onlvon the dav when purchaeed. nil ' STAXKiN ISLAND KtJUtt. CSt&A Pool of Whitehall etreet.^30-^? *TKkteamer STATEN ISLANDER Leavee Staten leland Leavee Whitehall At a o'clock a.m. At o'eloek a.m. -If " "11 " " " 1 " " * " r.M. g H " g " ? ?" " * ? , W ? On Sunday there writ be two boate to run. The leal boat leavee staten Iriand at lo'clock. v. M. 04 HA norm"ENT?The eteamboiaLOSIRIs! 3IE?wlKdK.Capt. J C. Allaire, will cominenee running on Saturday. Sept. ?aih, an follow*:?leave Kulton Market clip. Kaet River, every "fxturday it 10 o'clock A.M., Tueeday, Wtaneeday, and l< riday at 8 o'clock A M. Returning,leavee K'd Bank every Mondav morning; nt 10 o'clock A M.; Tueeday, Wedneeday, and Friday, at haif-paet It o'clock P.M. The boat will run ? above until further notice, navigation end weather permitting. o7tm* T. POWELL fa CO.'S LINE. -MM *A FOR NEWdWROH. landing ?t CALD ^2jHJ3gW>.L!.'S, WEST POINT AND TOLD 3ii , M BLsPKIVO-The eteuKboet HIGHLANDER Cept. Robert Wardrop, will leave the font of Warren etreel hew York.every Monday. Ttvi ?<Jay and Saturday afternoon'i %t 4 o'clock. Returning, the Huh i< will ** .vewburgl very Monday morning at I o'clock, ana Tueeday and Friday afternoon at 8o'clock. 8or freight or pawagr. apply, to the Captain en board. [. B. All baggagi- and freight of every deccriptinn, ban! bill* eripecie, put on hoard thi* boat, mint be at Die riak of th< wnera thereof.unlcet a bill oflading orreceiptieeigned foi __________________________ MB- OLD LINE OK LIVERPOOL PACKETS.Regular Packet ot the l>th f ebruirv.? t he favoritl JEBkC very fact aailing packet >hip ENGLAND, Cant * T W i ? will aail mnitivelv on Saturdar. th? 19ih of fc>K bar regular day. The accominodationa of line liae for cabin, aJ cabin am iterrage paeas ngere, ere wed known to be superior to aoy othee, and (hone iront t' embark ahould maku early applica Won onboard, foot of ^^^EoVllKHS * CO. M Fulton ft. urit door to the Fulton Bank. Peraoua deairom of tending to the old country, for tlieii fritnde, can hare tbnn breuiiht out in the ENGLAND nailing from Liverpool ou the Tth of April, or in any of tlx ahipa comprising the old line, aa ling from there punetnallj on the Tth and l?th oferery month. For paaaage apply ai abore. fit TOW y<)M A.<B'LIV~E"KP(K?L COMMERCIAL LINV PACKETS. & M. M M BAItTNtrrO AM^tOM LT^RPOOL WEEKLY. OLD ESTABLISHED PASSAGE OFFICE, No ?t Smith street, New York. EPHE ann min ing hia arrangements forthe yeai A 1*4*. appears before his friends with aentimenta of ainceri rn^tct for the able aupport he haa reoeired for many year ' He likewise withes to call the attention of thoee inteadini to aend for their friends in Finland, Ireland, Scotland, am Wales, that they can at all tiniea he accommodated by thii ae, by weekly opportunities from Liverpool, as well as h] all the well known diff< rent Lnra of packet third tailing t< and from Liverpool,on the lit,7th, 13th. I9tn. andutb of earl month, throughout the year. It haa always been the atudyof the aabaeriber tohare th< migrant* shown civility, and dispatched without delay; am thoee Who Mad for (hair friemla may real aaiiaAml that ereri eare and dihgeat attention will be given by the Liverpoo Agent* to thoae aent for, as well at all who may embark will them; and should any o. thoee, whose paaaage haa been paid nat embark, the mom y will lie refunded without any charge. Phe tobrcnber feell a pleasure in maJtini known the digereD hir* by which hie pa?engera came out during the laat year Which haa givtn general ni refaction, aad that ne haa conaider ably eitindrd and concluded hir arrangements for tlie yeai ' The following ia a list of ahipa Ship Scotland Holnmn n Ship Osceola Childi Fan I'nJd Wijaon " St. Cloud Emeraoi V rank fort Rugae 11 " New vork Nivei RuaeelI Gorer H >wea " Warsaw Griflitia " Hibernia Wilton * OlWcgrt Worn Alfred Cnecrcr " Ocean Wrliaos Clifton Ingeraoll " Talbot ? iSSSTffl* Allen " "a. Hampahirf HbrJ&M 5tfJ"kL En""wu ' Pan the a M^Tantm - Law " Treemai ? Prentieg Hopkira " V irgtuia Eatoi , fTOwe Spear " Euro pa Batchelde Walid, . Watt* * 8. Jtnkiaa Saymou Fertia Thaatis1* ship*, and Ihetr reB^Setrra captains, are all w?l and (brfSNniy kmiwu uthe trada. AWee paaaage from the d.Eerfl t porta of Ireland and Scot land can ale* be aemred, and drifta furnished for any amoun payable at the National aad Provincial Banks of Ireland, an their raapectire brain hos, and alto on Mreare J. h VV. Rjtui now, Liverpool, which are paid, free of any charge, thrduglioi tbe t ailed Kmgdcm For further paitienlara apt It to JOHN HKRDMAN, 11 South ataeet, J. h W. ROBINSON, U Gored riadaaa. da# and N?. I Neptune Waterloo Dirk. I.iwerpnn bACKET SHir BHaKSPESEE" frsaa Naw Orleans A discharging at pier Id Eat' Ri'er. Consigner a wiil plea attend to tbe receipt of their icode immediately, f IT St E NE NF/I THE NEW YORK LANCET. EDITED BY JAMES ALEXANDER HOUSTON,M. D., Pl'Bl.ISHKD EVRRV SATURDAY. CONTENTS Lr.cTunnProfessor Mott'* Lecture* on Surgery, VIII. Parotitis lit 'Scleerocele'ot the PjrotiJ 116 Scirrhus of do 116 Melanais 116 Removal ol the Parotid 116 Dr. Stevrnt' Second Lecture on Diseasesof the Rectum. Diriiion af the Sphincter Ani 116 Secondary Hemorrhage 117 Malformation of the Rectum 117 Itchy Rectum 117 Discharges of the Kactum 117 Hemorrhoid* 118 Fistulous I)iaeuses 118 KEVIMTI. Dr. Rtmsbotham'a Process 'of Paiturition.' The Bonv P. lvis 113 Foim and Dimensions of the Polils 114 The Fatal Skull 114 Deformed Pelvis 114 Corpus Luteum 115 Mr. Liston'a-Practical Surgery' 119 Dr. Walshe on Cephalhematoma 119 Dr. Norris oa Non union after Fracture* 120 cniToniAt. DrruTUKif. Medical Movements in New York I'll The Coroner's'Annnal Report' 1-21 ' The Suicidal Mania' 122 Jefferson Medical College 122 commit sic ati 0!??. A Word about Pickwick Snodgrssf, M. P 1-3 Legal Fees of Physicians 123 m*oics'chiitt)*oical kirohtiib. Crosby street Clinique 123 Massachusetts (J ntral Ikopitul. of the Os V.axilUre Supeiius for u Cc? phalomntous Disease 121 Second U-noitof the Mtdi'al Missionary Society ili China.?(Couth, ued.) Intermittent Fever v. 123 Opening in the Trachea 133 Elephantiasis 123 Psoras 135 Opium Smoking 135 Removal of the Os Calcis 130 Compound Fiacture of Hum rus 120 Mortification of both Feet. 12(5 Taralytisof Arms... 126 Case of Ossification of the Coronary Atteika, and Pseudo-membranous Formation in the Heart. ... 126 Post-mortem Examination of a Thomsonian Victim By Stephen W. Williams, M D 127 Case of Milk Tumor Cured by Injections 127 items atid 1istelli gktvcit. Annual Report of the Coroner 128 Deaths in Newark 128 To Correspondent intended for insertion, and Books, J-e .for notice and review, mutt be forwarded to Ike office an or b>fort Thursday of tvtry wttk. New York.: Printed and Published for the Proprietors, at the Lancfct Office, No. 21 Ann Street, by JAMES OOJtDON BENNETT. THIS DAY IS PUBLISHED, Number Eioht or T HIS SEW VORK LAHCBT, JAMES ALEXANDER HOUSTON, M. D., EDITOR. The want of a weekly Journal, devoted to the advancement of Medical and Surgical Science, irrespective of local, individual, or parly interests, and established on biuad and permaneut basis, lias been long int by tne profession in this country. To supply thU detidtrmtum is theobjectof the present undertaking. The New Yosk Lakcet will be conducted on principle: somewhat similar to those which have been so successfully adopted in the management of several European publications, of a kindred character, and acknowledged utility. It will be entirely independent of any particular set of men, and will uniformly endeavor to advance, by every legitimate means within its reach, the great interests of the eminently useful and elevated profession, in whose service it will be engaged. 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The interest in his movements, and the desire to see, hear, talk to, eat and drink with him, instead of diminishing, increases daily- After the Boz Ball on Monday night, and the tremendous excitement occasioned by it, many thought that the exhaustion consequent on it, and mner nine mailers, wouiu prouuce a rc-ncuuu. ivm a bit of it. Although Boz has been extremely sick, and confined to the house ever since the night of the ball,he has been besieged by a dozen of applications to go out to private parties? to dinn* r, supper, breakfast, d? jur.? a la fourchette?any thing and every thing; to be dined, and wined, and done every thing to,but to be let alone. However, his sickness has been his excuse, and he has thus far escaped any serious infliction. but sick or well, nothing could excuse him from the great dinner last night, given to liirn by hi9 admirers at the City Hotel; and this, by the by, was oneol the most stn.-ible movements that hus yet been made in relation to him,since his arrival here. Who the original projectors of it were we do not exactly know; but believe that Charles A. Duvis, Prescott Hall, Anthony Barclay, John Duer, M. II. Grinnell, Henry Brevoort, Fitz Greene. IIalleck,and one or two others, were the prime movers in carrying it out to perfection ; and a most splendid affair if wis Before we proceed to speak of the dinner itself, perhaps we ought to give th invitation to (his dinner sent by n committee of forty to Brz, and his reply accepting the compliment. Here they are:? Nix York. Jan 24 i94i To Cimilkr Dicmxv, Esq.? ISsa* sir? Thcun i rsigntd, for themselves, ar.d in behalf of a wide circle of their fellow citizens, desire to congratui la'e jou on your si ft urrivul,?n;l tender to you asincere cud hearty welcome. 'ibongu j'< rsoti&Ilj unknown,still we can assure you that you will find yourself no stranger among ns That genius w ith which you have beeo to cignally gifted,and which your pen has directed with sueh consummate skill in delineating every passion , and sy mpnthy, and peculiarity of the human minil, hat secured to yen a pssspoit to all hearts; whilst your happy personifications, and apt illustrations, pointing at every tuin a practical and fruitful moral, have rendered your name us familiar to us as hons, hold words. In testimony of our respect and high regard, as a slight though thankful tribute to your genius,we rt quest that you will name as early a day as may suit your convenience to meet us in tbie city, at a public dinner,where as elsewhere, H will be our pride and pleasure to express to you our gratitude for the many ana rich intellectual feasts you have so often spread before us. We are, very sincerely and cordially, your friends. Tar.mont Horse, Bostox, J n.27,1942. Mr Dfar Siss? I need not tell you that I accept with inexpressible Eride and pleasure, the invitation with which you have onored me, and I cannot tell you how much moved and gratified I have been by the terms in which it is conveyed. Your kind and earnest words have done my heart good?you have made me feel indeed that I am no stranger among you. and I have looked atyour names a hundred times, as if they were the faces of old friends. As nearly as I can guess, I shall be in New York on Saturday the 19th of February, or it may be a day earlier. Any day towards the latter end of the following week that will suit you, will suit me. Be assured that you cannot name any time which will not be a bright day in the calendar of my life ; and that all hours and seasons will be alike welcome to me. Believe me. dear sira, with cordial and affectionate regard, your faithful friend, CHARLES DICKENS. To the Committee, be. he. he. New York. These were the documents that decided the committee upon giving this dinner, which was done by Gardner, one of the best caterere in New York, at the City Hotel last night, at a cost of 3-2,i500. The large room at the City Hotel is too well known to need any description at this time. It is only necessary to say that it was decorated last night by Piatt, Brothers, of Spruce street, in the most neat and chaste style imaginable. The whole thing was in very fine taste ; nothing gaudy or showy, and no tinsel. Above all, they have our thanks for not using any of that miserable trash called bunting, which so often defaces the most splendid public rooms in this city. On the present occasion there was none of this; but every thing was chaste to the last degree. The head of the table was at the w? st an I ol the room?the reverse of what it was at the treat Morpeth dinner, Four long tables ranged down the room parallel with each other; and each of these tables held twenty-seven persons on a side, making a total of two hundred and sixteen seats at these feurtables; which, with the four Vice Presidents, one at each end of these four tables, swelled the number to two hundred and twenty; to those must be added a cross table at the head, at which seats were placed for seventeen persons; makings total of two hundred and thirty-seven persons that sat down to dinner, The Chair was taken by Washington Irving ; on his right sat Charles Dickens, the honored guest ; on his right sat ths Rev. Mr Bellows. Along this table sat his Honor the Mayor, and other well known individuals; the Mayor being the'only laymen that was an invited guest who attended. The Governor and Lieutenant Governor were invited, but letters were read from each of them declining the favor, on account of it being necessary that they should remain in Albany to "dothe State some service," On each of the four tables were placed four splendid golden candelabras, each containing seven wax candles ; there were also three golden candelabras on the cross table at the head ; three golden candelabras on white pedestals at the extremely of the rsom between each table ; one hundred and thirty gas lights in the four splendid chandeliers, and ten handsome side lamps, with three lights each, round the room ; making in all three hundred and sixteen lights in that one room. The only ornaments round the room were these s Facing the main entrance on the large compartments, immediately on each side of the south wing, were two beautifully painted transparencies, in [ richly carved antique frames; these represented i Pickwick addressing the Pickwick Club, (the same ,1 C -.1 .L, .1 .-l.l .1 I lliiipirnuun uiui lurmcu mc cicvcuui lauirau m mc i Park theatre, on the night of the great Poz Ball) and Ral|>h Nickleby introducing Kate Xicklehy to his friends. Beaide these ornaments, there were twelve marble busts on richly carved antique brackets; four at the top or west end of the room, in each compartment of the wall, behind the chairman ; four between the windows at the bottom of the room ; one over each transparency; and one on the wall on each side of the main door. They were arranged as follows:? Head or th? Room. Bottom or the Room Reuses, Shakipearr, Franklin, Byron, Washington, Scott, Dickens. Milton. South Wall. NosthWall. Diana, Marshall, Apollo Demosthenes. The usttul drapery remained around the room; but with the exception of shields over each of the four doom at the extremities of the room in the north and south walls, the foregoing were the only ornaments that were resorted to ; and the Committee of Arrangements, Messrs Prescott llall, Charles A. Davis, John A. King, De Peyster Ogden, deserve great credit for their good sense and good taste in excluding all other decoration? as out of keeping and irrelevant to this most interesting occasion. The anti-room usually used by the singers, Ace., on a concert night, aa a retiring-room, was fitted up on this occasion for the accommodation of a few i. ladies. Mm. Dickens and some select friends of the Committee who expressed a deep desire to be present t and witness the festivities as far as was cons'strnt with propriety V RE I ?NG, FEBRUARY 20, 1 The company began to assemble as early u? six o'clock, and among them some of the ladies Bat they did not go in to dinner until about seven o'clock. Among those who were present on this festive occasion we noticed S Jonas, Wm. T. McCoun, Samuel R. Betta, John Duer, Henry Cary, Theodore Sedgwick, Wm Samuel Johnson, D. S. Kennedy, Janu-B G. King, Henry Brevoort, Charles March, Anthony Barclay, J. Prescott Hall, James Gallatin, John AK:ng, VVm. Kent, David 3. Boldrn, G. G. Howland, James 1. Jones, Jacob U. Le Roy, M. C- Patterson, Washington Irving, Philip llone, Daniel B- Tallntadge, David S. Jones, Murray 1L fT.uan, Charles King, Wm. C. Bryant, William B. Astor, Matunn Livingston, Hamilton Fish, J. I). P. Ogden, M. H. Grinned, W. H. Aspimvall, Edward Curtis, Edward Jones, William C. Khinelanjer, Abm. Schermerhorn, T. W. Ludlow, Fitz Greene Halleck, Charles Augustus Davie, Duncan Pell, James R. Whiting, F. A. Tallmadge, F. Waddell, I>r. 11. ^ Mr. Bleecker, (fee , fee , fee. TL., .1 . _ - ? - ? xuc :ccuc as mi- company cnicreu ine uiiiiiigroom and look their 6<*ri.?, was a very brilliant aud exhilarating one, and the splendor war not a 1 ittle increased by the bright eye-a and smiling faces of the lovely wi men who had assembled to look on. The band in the orchestra rtruck up a fine old national air as Dickens entered the roo n and continued until all were seated- Mr- Bellows th,-n said ushort but effective grace, and ail fell to with a perfectly literary and promiscuous appeiite. And a most magnificent dinner it was. Gardner? numerous us have been his excellent public dinners?never gave a better on any occasion, as the following bi|l of fare will sufficiently teetify : ? Bill or Fare. DINNER f V HONOR OF Charles Dlekcni, K>q. At this Cm IIotsl, New Yonx, os Fridav, Fs b, Ir.lSlJ First Covrse. Scvpt. Fish. Potage a la 1 cte do Veau, Boiled Fresh Trout, Pntageala Julienne, Boiled Bast,Caper Sauce, Potage uux Huitres, Broiled Fresh Shod, u la Met d'Hotel. Skcond Course. Cold Jhlhtt. Iloatti. Boned Turkey, in Jelly, Roast Sirloin Beef, Boned Chicken, Grenade, " Saddle Mutton. in Jelly, " Goose, Oysters, Aspic in Jelly, ' Veal, Chicken Salad. " Larded Tnrkies, Ornamented Wectphhalia " Capons. Hams, Hare Patties. Boiled Leg of Mutton, Caper Sauce, " Turkey. Oyster Sauce, " ChUken, Celery Sauce, " Fresh Rump Beef, pickle sauce. " Beet a la Mode. Stewed Terrapin. Entrres. Jardinier de Gibier, JarJinerwith Dame, Timbaile de Peulette, Timball with Chicken, Macaroni a i'ltalienne, Macaroni, Italian stylo, Vol-au-Vent, sun Huitres, Oyster Pies, Riz-dc-Veau, a l'Oseilte, Larded Sweet Bread with Filet de Bujiif, nique, a la w ^ ^ ft. fpMr* |stf4fd rllwt ? WitB Croquette de Volailc. Tomato Sauce, Canard aux Olives, Chicken Croquettes, Frlcaudeau, i la Sauce To- Ducks stewed witn Olivea, mate, Fricsndeau with Tomato Poulet au Turboit, aux pe Sauce, tits pois, Turben Chicken with Petites pates a la Bechau- Green Peas, ielle, Small Gravy Patties, Rsgout deTortue, Stewed Terrapin, Pigeons aux petitea pois. Stewed Pigeons withGreen Paries de Poulet, au truilli *, I'.aa, Kpaule .VAgneau, a la Chicken Pattie*,with Trufsauce tomate, Ilea, Rogoonsde Veau, sautecs, Shoulder I.amb, with To u vin de Madere, mato Sauce, C ofellettea de Mouton,fril- Veal Kidneys, with Madrlee?, au jut, ria Wine, Patiei de Pigeon* au truf- Mutton Chop;,Breadcrumflea, bed, with gravy, Pigeon* aauta au champig- Pigeon Paties, with Trufuona, flea, Stewed Pigeon*, with Mushrooms. Txiao Couasc. Game. Roaat Canvass BackDucka, Koaat Bear. Roaat Wild Turkiea, atuff- Roaat Saddle Venison, ed with Truffle*, F\i-bth Coca'c. Pastry. Cranberry Tie*, Cnarlotte Ruaae, Mince Pie*, Blanc Mange, roae color, Jelly Puffs, Almond Blanc Mange, Patch Puff*, Madeira Jelly, Plum Puffs, Ice Cream, Apple Puff*, Plum Pudding*, blazing. Pyramids. Ornamental Pyramid*, Spaniah Macaroni, Chryatalized Candy, Jumble Macaroni, Cocoanut Candy, Temple Pyramida. Fifth Courik. Fruit. Apple*, Hickory Nut*, Orange*, Raisin*, Almonds, Trunca, Fig*, Madeira Nuta. The viand* were all of the first quality; aud truly delicious in the matter of cooking. Boz looked pale from his recent sickness, but he was in high spirit*, laughed heartily, ate heartily, drank wine with the parson, Washington Irving, the Mayor, and, in short, with every body that asked him, and that was over a hundred. The Vice Presidents were Gulien C. Verplanck, John A King, Philip Hone, D. P. Ogden, and most capital Vices they made. The dinner went off, as all such dinners should go off when they are well cooked, and are eaten w ith a good appetite?that is with a capital relish ; although enough was left to make a decent dinner for at Isast live hundred mora hungry men. All were delighted, looked hearty, happy and hungry, until the fourth course was carried away, when, instead of looking hungry any longer, they looked uncommonly thirsty. After the company were all in the room, to the number of 221, they all rose, and the band played " See the coaquering hero," See- as Washington Irving led in Boz by the arm. Boz laughed as he entered, and laughed heartily all the evening; laughed while he was carina noun, and lauorhed while he wan drinking water and hock wine, his favorite beverages. He also laughed tremendously at Irving'a dry jokes. Air.Ung the ladies present we noticed Miss Sedgwick, the talented authoress, a most intellectual looking woman, Mrs. Dickens, Mrs. M'Crscken, Miss Isaac Bell, Mrs. Burns, a beautiful woman, Mrs. Bacon, Mrs. Bean, and about forty others, who insisted on coming into the room, and at last got on the platform and sat behind the principal characters. The Harmonists attended, consisting of Charles Horn.jun , Austin Philips, Mr. Hosier, Mr. Maesett, superintended by Charles E. Horn. They sang " Non Nobis Domini." Boz's song, * There's a Charm in Spring," "<>od hath made us free, "Come dwell with nre," and " Hail smiling morn." At the head table sat the following persons: ? Chairman, Wjnnisores Irtivo. Charles Dickens, The M?yor, Rev. Mr. Bellows, r rofei.or Felton, Judge Tallmadge, Judge Jones, Malleoli V'iee Chancellor MoCcun, Vice Chancellor Hodman, Bryant, Judge Betts, C.C.Moore, John Duer. After the last course was cleared off, "Non Nobis" was sung. Then Washi scroti lavisr. rose and said?T never regretted more than I do at this moment my mtsl want of the habit o( public speaking. For I feil that I could now wish to give way to the whole current of my thoughts and leehnge ; and yet 1 feel that I am like a poor horseman, and that 1 rao't be careful IE R A 842. how I gel into the saOUle or I ?h*U be thrown Iron, my 8fdt. And yet, on t'utilier contideration, [ <1?, not see much cause lo regret this inability of mine to interest you in this way ; for I feel that there will be no want of champions ready lo take my place ; i see so many of them around me at this moment,firmly seated in their saddle, and who Hud it difficult torch in their steeds, until the signal is given them to sun So, therefore, I leave the field,and with afew prelum nary remarks 1 will dispose of my part of the sub ject. And yet, I never rose under deeper or more pleasureable excitement, or with more feelisgs of pride as an author, as I now look around with pride upon this assembly of my townsmen, met to greet the arrival of an author among them. 1 never was more proudly conscious of the intellectual chttrucb r of my countrymen than in witnessing litis butsiif enthusiasm, which lias been echoed from city to citv. to welcome a mere literary visitor to our land. (Cheers) And thin, too, at a time of great public distress, when every mind, more or less, is corroded by care, and the most prosperous among us c!nub's the foundation of his prosperity. Gentlemen, this euiiiusM-m is of the richt kind. It specks well fur the people?it speaks wt II f< r our nation. We have been accused ol being sordid aud of being mercenary?and too much given up to the pursuits ol < ur mere wordly interests. But 111 lire present in-tanoe, our enthusiasm has given the lie to the charge and has sp intaneously arisen in one wide-tpread scene of Homage paid to intellect. (Cheers.) Gentlemen, it is impossible for me to proceed?(Here Mr- Irving was almost overcome by his feelings, bat the cheering and enthusiasm was most tremendous?and cries of " go on, go on ") I find it impossible for me to niaite out a speteh; and there, fore, gentlemen, I'll give y?u a toast I'll give y?u' CiuiLEi Dickens, the literary guest o/ Vic nation.'" This was received with the mist tremendous diet ring, and three times three and two or three " Manchestere" over. Th"y were werry unanimous in this ere thing. The band played. Several wery enthusiastic g?ni!enien drank three glasses u pon the strength of their admiration for Boz, and then sat down. Then, amids: great silence, aud with all sorts of sensible, and sober, and uasober eyes upon him, Mr. Dickens rose, and was received with the moat enthusiastic applarse. On its subsidence he said:?Mr. President and Gentlemen, I don't know how to thank you?I really den't know how. You might suppose that by dint of custom; and from the experience von have given me, this difficulty has diminished,has dwindled into nothing, but I doss sure you, that the fact is exactly the reverse. Unlike that, rolling stone which gathers no moss," I have in my progress to this place collected around me such a heap of gratulation and weight of acknowledgment, tha: in my power of expressing it I have grown more and more unwieldtyevery hour! (Loud applause.) I picked up such a quantity ef fresh moss, so to speak,?(laughter,)?at a certain brilliant scene on Monday night,that I thought I never could, by any possibility, grow any bigger, (great laughter ;) but crowded upon that, there comes again to night a new accumulation, of each extent and magnitude that I am fairly at a stand still and can roll no more! (Laughter and enthusiastic applause ) Gentlemen, we know from the authorities that whenever a fairy stone, or ball, or reel of thread stopped of its own accord?which I do not ?some catastrophe was sure to be at hand. The precedent, however, stands good in my case, for remembering the short time I have before me, in this land of mighty interest, and the poor opportunities I can at best acquire of making myself acquainted with it. I have felt it almost a du'y to decline the honors which my generous friends elsewhere would heap upon me, and henceforth to pass through the country more quietly. Argus him self, though he had but onemouth for all hit hundred eyes, would have found the reception of a public entertainment obcc a week somewhat relaxing to his vigilance and activity. (Great laughter and applause.) And as I would lose no scrap or jot of the rich mines of gratification and instruction which await me, I know, on every hand, and of which 1 have already derived no email instalment, evenirom your hospitals and common jails, 1 have resolved to lake upiny staff and go upon my way rejoioing.and for theluturetoshake hands with Americans, not out at parties, but at liomr (Longcontinued oheers.) And therefore, gentlemen, 1 aay to-night with a lull heart.undnn honest purpose, and a grateful meaning that I bear with nie and shall ever bear wi'h me, a deeper sense of your kind affectionate ami noble greeting than it is possible to convey in word?that no Tluropean sky without, and no cheerful hont* within shall ever shut out this land from mv vision ; that I shall often hear your words of welcome in my quiet room, oftenest when it is most quiet, and see your faces in the winter evening fire?that it I live to grow old, the light of this hall, and others like it. will shine as brightly in my dull eyes fifty years hence as it does to-night, and that when my course is run the sympathy you have shown to me shall be paid back and well remembered, if it so plea3e God, in the enduring love and honor of my race: [Loud and enthusiastic applause-] Gentlemen, one other word in reference to this tiresome first person singular, and I close that theme I came here in an open, honest, and cos tiding spirit, if ever man did, and because i heartily inclined towards you?it 1 had felt otherwise ] should have kept away. As I came here without the admixture of the hundredth portion of n grain of base alloy?without the faintest unworthy reference to self in any word I have ever addressed to you, or in anv s-siiment I have ever interchanged with you, I claim to night, in reference to the past for tne last time, my right in reason, truth and justice, to appeal to you, as I have done on two former occasions, on a q jestionof universal literary interest iu both countries. And, gentlemen, I claim this justice, that I have made the appeal as one who has some right to speak and to be heard ; and that I have done so in a frank, and courteous and good humored spirit of deference to those who frankly, courteously, and good humoredly differed from ine in any or in every respect. (Cheers) For tnvsflf, gentlemen, I have ooly to add, that I will ever be as true to you as you have been to m;. (Loud Cheers ) In your enthusiastic approval of ihe creations of my fancy, recognised as in a (laas, your enlightened care for tne happiness of the manv- your tender and gentle regard for# Ihe afflicted and helpless?for tne correction end improvement of the bad, aud the encouragement and solnce of the good ?the education and advancement of every member of society. (Great cheering.) My constant and unceasing devotion to the end of rny life to those ends, and to every other object, to the extent of my humble capacity, hnvinorthe common vood in view.shall "Tove ,0 V?u that in this respect at least you do not mistdke me, and that the light you shed upon my pathh was not unworthily bestowed (Cheers) And now that 1 have said this much in reference to myself, let me,have the gratification I have long expected, of saying a few words inreference to somebody else. (Laughter.) There is, in this city, a gentleman, who, at the conclusion of one of my books? and I well remember that it was th? '* Old Curiosity Shop"?wrote to me in England a letter, so generous, so affectionate, so manly, that if I had wriiten that book under every circumstance of disadvantage, discouragement, ana difficulty, instead of with every thing to cheer and urge rne on, I should have found in its receipt my best and happiest reward (Oheers-) I answered him and he answered me. (Laughter,) ard so we kept on shaking hands autographically, (Laughter,) ?s if there were no ocean betweenu",(Laughter,) until I came hereon Saturday night, longing nnd eager to see him.? (Cheers.) And here he sits (said Dickens, with all the velocity and volubility of a young " going, going, gone" and slapping Washington Irvmg on ihc hack, with most extraordinary Sam Wtllerish gusto, amidst most terrific laughter and cheering )? And I need'nttell von that it is the crowning circumstance to me of this night, that he is here in this . opacity, (Great cheering) Washington Irving ! Why, gentlemen, I don't go up stairs to bed two nighta out of seven, as I have a credible witness very near at hand to prove (Here Boz gave a funny Sam Weller sort of a side look out of one eye half round at his wife who sat behind Bryant and laughed ; she blushed, hid her face in her handkerchiefs and laughed ; Miss Sedgwick who sat next her,laughed m<>st immoderately? the Mayor laughed intolerably?altogether too much for a Mayor--Judycs Betts, Jones, and Tallmadge laughed heartilv-wr must not ssy ridiculously, else we shall be indicted, and judge Rent inii'.lu make a grave speech to Bunkum about the immorality of the press The parson laughed, and all laughed, like trne Pickwirkians.) I say, gentlemen, I d<> not go to bed two nights out of any ?vn without ink ing Washington Irvi ig under my arm up stairs to beuwith me. (Here the laughter was nearly b>ud enough to wake the dead in the adjoing church yard of Old Trinitv) and when I don't take bun,. I take hi* next of kin?his own brother?Oliver Goldsmith (Cheers) Washington Irving! Whv. who bot towns in my thought* I he other day us I approached your nsble city, when I was looking out tor the Hog's back, the Frying pan, and Hell's gate, aud ail ???????^ L D. Mee Two OnH tnnsr terrible placesol renown, that wer- h I ?utch navigators (Lauglih rund cheers) W*fhi'*tMi Irving! Why, when 1 wan in the birth pl*?-e *A Shaktpeare a few years ago, whose name but his was ilie first that was pointed out with erirfr nova the wull! Diedricli, Knickerbocker, and tJeiffreyr Crayon! Why, where can we go that they ho % e not been !>efore us. In the English farnii house, >? tbe peaceful village, in the crowded city, along th* f e?utiful lanes, across the pleasant fields of England, and i amidst her blessed happy homes, his nnme there I every name rite up rich with hallowed r?collcetiene < f his virtues and talents, nnd like his memory will continue to be hallowed in tbose bright and mattcent sinctuaries, until the last tick of the cl?? k off I Tim" ( Tremendous cheering ) If we go info tbw country, tire there no Hracehndce Halls in existence? If U'f Vlftll tVl? Asot..J.. -I ? - - - * * ' ' ? * .. .. . v.vwuro cuy, inn Util* tsriun9? Beyer had a chronicler 1 U th<>re no Honr'n Hrnrf in Ldfitchcupl Why, gentlemm, when Mr. Oeyon left hngland, he left sitting in the urnill haclt parlor of h certain public house near that very Boar's Head a man of infinite wisdom/ with a red now, and an c.iled rUin hat who was Bitting there when i came away. Yes, gentlemen, it was the same man?not a man that ^iu eery like him?but the selfsame man? hit note in an immortal rednrxi and hit hat in an undying glnz*} (|k>* said this with such inimitable nan-ell and humor, thai the whole company, ladies and all, includina Washington Irving, were literally convulsed with laughter ) Why. Mr. Crayon was also on terms of intimacy, in a certain village near that same Bracebtidge Hall, with a certain radical fellow, who went very much out at elbow, with his hat at tilled fulluf old newspapers. < Gentlemen, I knew the man. (Laughter.) He's there to this very.hnur, with the newspapers in his hat, very much to the dissatisfaction of Mr. Tibbitts the elder. ((Jreat laughter.) (lentlemen, leaving tlte town and nw/i'r lift of fjm. Jon, and forgetting for a moment it any body ea?> the " I'ridn of the Village," and the "Broken Heart," let us cross the waters again ; and atk who has associated himself most with the Italian l%ut House, nnd the Bandits of the Pyrenneesl When the traveller is lighted to his chamber, stag dark, echoing, and spacious corridere, very gloomy and very cold,?when he has sat down by the fire to watch the gradual change of his room from misery to comfort, and has drawn his curtains, such as they are, moth eaten and monldey, over the window?thinking of all the elu'St stories that ever he hu read or heard told, until the thick coming faacie* crowd amuno and in upon hi-hr-in ?who is it that lie thinks of at t uch a lime! Why, Wu-hington frving. (Cheers ) Co further awav still, to 'he Moorish Ft untain, sparkling in the full mot nJ;ght? with a few water carriers village gossips, lingering about it still for its refreehing coolness, and the voices of others going to the village dying awnjr in the distance like bees. Who, at such a* hour, takes his pilent stand beside the traveller, and poin'a with bis magic wand to the walla of the Alhambra? Who awakens in every cave, the echoing mtt?ic, the tread of many feet, the a uind of cymbals, the rattling clung of armour, the tramp of mailed men, and bum all the se Moors who for centuries have slept a dreamless sleep, within the earth, watched oowi-ikingly for buried treasure?who bids them start no?and walk in grim array before his eyes! (Loud Cheers ) Or leaving this, who lespu wi h Columbus into his gallant ship?who steads beside him on the main?and waves the Hmg of Spain (Loud Cheers.) Who but this same man r Ann wno again, to come to your owa coast, if fit company for the buccaneer*, mod money-diggers 1 Or who fit to accompany Rip Van Winkle in his fearful journey to the mcontain, where the uncouth erew did play at ninepins on that thundery afternoon! (Roarsof laughter) what pen but hia could make these creatures as much a part and parcel of those Catskill mountains,* as any crag that ever frowned, or torrent that ever darted headlong from their heights 1 (Cheets) But, gen'lemen, this is a most dangerous theme for roe ; for I have been enchanted with these people, 1 ass sorry to aay, in one sense, from my boyhood; and my glasa-Jtpper is on me still I will con elide, then, by giving a sentiment?most appropriate in the presence of such a company aa Bryant and Helleck?ladies, I suppose, I mustn't mention?1 wiB give you? " The Literature of America?she well knows how to honor her own literature and to do honor to that of other lands, when she chooses Washington Irvia as her representative in the Country of Cervantes I" The President then called on Judge Belts- Ho gave the following sentimentt? "The Literature of Romance; its richest powers have been displayed in picturing every day life in the language of every day life." The funniest and wisest part of the proceedings), was that there were no regular toasts; no nonsense about chatrch and state? queen?army?navy? congress?babies?and other rubbish- But every one gave what he chose to give?peifectly Pickwickian, and werry promiscuous, as Sam Weller said. The President next called upon John Duer who delivered one of the best and most original speecheo of the evening. Mr Dunn said, there is a duty, Mr. Paesident, 1 feel myself called upon to perform?a solemn duty; and it is wi h a solemnity befitting the occasion, that 1 propose and h?pe to discharge" it If, therefore, there are any persons present who expect from live a speech, meant or fitted to entertain their fancy,or to awaken an uasermiv merriment, let them prepare themselves to endure a disappointment that they will certainly meet. I appear before you, sir, in the grave character of a public prosecutor, or accuser: and as I have a deep sense of the dignity and importance of the office,so it is witfeout fear or faver that I proceed to execute it. You have before you, though you little suspect it, a great criminal?a public and very notorious offender; and it is against him that the proceedings are instituted, that I am appointed to conduct; and you, gentlemen, ull unconscious as you now are, are the jurors empanelled to try the cau?e, and to pass upon the guilt or innocence of the accused (Laughter ) It hi b b"f n with great difficulty that we have possaKied ourselves of the person of this criminal. (Langtter.) He has hut recently arrived in our country; but was seized immediately on hia arrival at Boston by a crowd of evil-disposed persons, (roars ot laughter) on whose proceedings I forbear to aaake any comment, lest I should provoke a retaliation 1 deprecate and dread. I leave it to himself to describe, on tonne tut lire* occasion, the nature of th? process to which he was subjected in ih? ir hand*. (Laughter.) And I t-ltall ccnteut rnyielf w ith ? xprrnsing my belief ili.i' it is a uiysterv and wonder hat he has been Hble to survive. _ (Liughitr) Suivtved it, however, lie has. I le in now here. (Lat.ltfer ) We have hini (Hoars of laughter.) Hewill not be permitted 'o escape until you have pissed on the question rf hLsguutor innocence, and inflicted on him a punuhmenl in some measure, m s'ight measure I admit, adequate to hia <Je>eita(tireat cheering.) Th- paper which I hold in my flann IH an luuiriuirin v|iiuuui;iug <1 ptprij rru?"iiiiy found byjbe (imnd.Jurnrnof this city and coon I e, and is t ndorard " The People of the Stute of New York vs. Charles Dickens, al es Boz," (Tremen(*?u? roars of laughter ) Gentlemen, on fnch a scl> inn occasion, permit ine to say that such merriment is highly indecorous (Laughter.) The indictment,g'tiilemen, is nttested hy thrr* signaiurrs of Washington Irving as foreman, and Charles A. Dsvis ss secretary; ol im authenticity, there can, then fore, he oe doubt. (Laughter ) This indictment, I shall now proceed to open, and u^k your atention to th?*e parts of it, which vou should understand passing upon it. It is in form sod figure as follow, to wit. " The Grand Jurors of the city and county of New York, in the name and behalf of the people of the State of New York, and of the United States." (laughter ) Here I must pauae tor one moment; I am quite aware that my proceedings in this case are watched with a good seal of jealousy by some of my brethren of the bar; and one cr more are preparing to move to quash 'his indictment aa defective and informal. 1 shall, therefore, anticipate their criticisms I admit that it is a departure from the usual form, to ear that an indictment found by the Grand Jury of the city and county of New York, ia found in the nam? and in behalf of the people of the United 8tateo But I contend that this departure from the usual form is fully justified by the peculiar circumstances of thia case It may be true that the people ol the United State# have given no authority to find such a bill in their name ; bnt it ia equally certain that when its contents are known, all the people of the Un ted States will ratify and ndopt them (Great cheering ) And in the word# ol Bacon, "a confirmation of the fact is equal to a prior authority-" (Roars of laughter.) My critics, then, aa they aeo f am prepared t<> meet them, had bett?r he stfeat. as [ it is certain nil tiieir efforts to interrupt the course of justice will be fruitleaa. F will therefore proc-e<| with the indictment:? Cirr aso Cocn.r or New Yoaa, asThe Grand Jnrors of ihe city and county ol Kew York, in the name and behalf of tho people of the State of New York, and of tha United States, am their oaths present, that oneCharlea Dickens, otharwiae called Box, now or late of the city of Went

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