1 AUGUST 1840, Page 8

We have papers front the United States to the 6th

of July, five days later than the last. There is tio news of importance. Commercial affairs remained without any great buprovement. Exchange on Log' laud, tins the same as befbre.

The I louse of Representatives bad adopted a resolution to adjourn on the 21st of July ; and it was believed that the Senate would concur al the resolution. In that case, Congress will have sat thirty-three weeks.

The Sub-Treasury Bill passed the House of' Representatives on the 30th of June, by 124 to 107.

There is no change in the anticipations of an abundant harvest.

The Toronto Patriot gives an account of a curious invasion of the British territory. An engineer named Moore, from thee tallied States, had cut down some flag-poles on the " Battle-ground," near the Mo- rztvian villages where the engagement was fought between the Engash and the Americans in 1813, in order to use them at the celebration of General Harrison's gallantry on time occasion. He had likewiseaug to be another's. which he imagined

up some Indian graves, and taken away some bones, to be those of the Indian chief Tecumseth, but the bones arc supposed By the last advices from Mexico, by way of New York, Campeaeby still held out against the Federalists, but was not expected to bold out much longer.

The l'iumrsor, a periodical of Mexico city, gives a letter from Tam- pico to the following import. Late in May a band of armed man appeared in the immediate neighbourhood of that city, no doubt vath the intention to rob and murder, if not to break down the constautien ad the established order of things. A. force was promptly sent out by ale commanding General to meet them, who were received by a volley of musketry. The insurgents ultimately fled to the woods, aviog behind them two wounded, forty-six guns, and some ammuni- le zotinakisi;:shoeGeovernment troops still followed them, and succeeded in m prisoners, 'who will soon suffer the penalty of the violated laws.

Accounts from Texas inform us that the President of the Republic

his a proclamation, " commanding all free persons of Colour, s in Texas, to move therefrom before the 1st January 1842." The itesisan Federalists are making recruits in Texas ; and the Mexican General Arista is said to be advancing towards Texas with a Govern- ment army. Ifavannah was visited on the 14th ult, with a tremendoes storm. The thunder was terrible, and the water fell so copiously as to threaten delve in the city. In sonic of the streets the water rose in the stores 1 lnd offices to the height of three or four feet. No lives were lost, but great damage was done to property.

A letter from Batavia of the 30th March contains the accounts pre- viously brought by the English papers of the total destruction of the

• island of Teruate by an earthquake. The desolation is SO.COMplete that . the inhabitants had scarcely time to escape to the island of Timor, with- out taking any part of their property.—Dutch Paper.