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Present of a lot of fire-arms from Scotland.

--There arrived at New Orleans, one day last week, the ship Nelson, from Liverpool, having on board a consignment of fire-arms and munitions of war, sent as a present to the city of Jackson, Mississippi, by Mr. James Smith, of Glasgow, Scotland, Mr. Smith is a Scotchman, who came to this country, resided several years in Jackson, and then returned to his native land. He voluntarily sends per ship Nelson, from Liverpool, three cases and one cask, containing 25 Quitman rifles, with sword bayonets, 1 six-pounder gun, 50 rounds of shot, 12 rounds of canister shot and 12 canisters; and, not to do the thing by halves, he paid the freight on them across the ocean to that city.

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