The New York Daily Advertiser says–”The line of battle ship New York, now finishing at our navy yard, at the Wallabut, is perhaps the most superior vessel ever built. Her tonnage is near 3000[?]: she measures 203 feet keel, and is by 15 feet the largest man of war ever laid down in this country. …

In answer to the remarks which appeared in our paper on Monday last, respecting emigration to America, and to the statements there given of the disadvantages which emigrants from this country might expect to meet with, we have received a very abusive letter from an anonymous correspondent, who appears very angry, and, like most other …

Reform in Upper Canada It has been already mentioned that Governor Maitland, on opening the session of the Legislature of Upper Canada, recommended that measures should be taken to prevent the meeting of delegates for obtaining reform in Upper Canada. Accounts from Quebec and Montreal, dated the end of November, state, that in pursuance of …

New colony in Lower Canada The following curious notice is extracted from a Quebec paper:– Interesting to thousands! – Colony of Brotherly Union. “It is in agitation to found a colony upon the ancient Spartan plan, sanctioned by apostolical usage, of living a common, and enjoying a community of goods. In this establishment, as each …

Extract of a letter from William Hunt, esq.” To H. Hunt, esq. “Washington Hotel, New Orleans, Dec. 25. 1818. ” My Dear Brother – We arrived safe in the mouth of the Mississippi on the 10th of this month, after a voyage of 82 days from Gravesend. Your son and myself are in excellent health, …

Emigration to America Important Extracts of a Letter from a very Intelligent and respectable Engineer in Louisville, dated January 20. 1819. “The best time for coming to America I should judge to be in the summer, to land in September, so as to be able to get here before the weather was too cold. It …

The brig Henry sailed from Cork on Wednesday se’ennight, with about two hundred passengers for Aux Cayes, to join Sir Gregor M’Gregor, who lately landed on the Spanish Main with a small force. General M’Gregor, it seems, left authority with Colonel Eyre to recruit men for his service, and to ship them as he best …

Emigration. The increased population of this country, as well as the great difficult to which the middling classes of society are exposed in their efforts to procure the ordinary means of sustenance, has given rise to the formation of little copartnerships, or joint stock companies of individuals, who, being unable to command capital enough singly, …

Letter from Mr Morris Birkbeck “English Prairie, (Illinoia,) Nov.25. 1818. ” Sir – Your favour of 15th June is before me. Presuming you retain a copy of the queries, I proceed to answer then in order: – Respecting domestic servants ; what may be the condition of our colony in two years it is impossible …

Intended Colony at the Cape of Good Hope The following letters explains, in detail, the degree of co-operation which Government proposes to afford to those persons who may wish to emigrate from this country. It will be read with peculiar interest, and it enables us to answer, in the most satisfactory manner, the many inquiries …