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1! U T TUB WIILPAItn OF It O M K.
BY II. BJ. STACY.
FRIDAY, OCTOBESif. 21, 1836.
VnS,. X No. 487.
The follow iii'' 1 1 f. 1 1 r i f I ami ctoniteiil Oilo was
irillen by P-uk Iti'uj iiniii Hk iiii I nnr' at the
'Odcnn, in Muslim duiing thu tmicis in honor of
How shall no mourn die glorious ilc.ul 1
Wlnl tiopliy rear aliui! his sraio,
For whom .1 11. Hums tens 111 e shed
A nation's funeral Imiiri'i wave 7
'Let Uliiiiicnrp his ilppds ii ocl.tnn,
I 1 1 1 1 1 tea hem sound lo niiunt tin coal :
Let Insi'ry wiiiu his peaceful n.nne,
nigh 011 herliuili illumined snull.
I.et l'oclry mill Art ihroali pat til
'I he paso in-pne, llm canvass warm
In glow in.; win ild iccuid his woilh,
In lit in g mat bio mould hi foim.
fame so bright can npter fide,
( A name to dear will iliMllihv lie;
'For in our cotiutri's shrine he laiil
'.'he charier of her libeciy ,
I'rui.-p he ti God I Ilia loin heslowci!
The chief, the pan lot, ami the fa!!")
I'laise Oik! ! to Mini inir fdhcts owed
'l itis fair anil goudly hei huge.
The sacicd gifi time sh ill 'lot 111 ir.
lint wi-dom "naiil ill it lalur won
While bp.itu. fcrpne her gu ding tlur,
Ami glotj pupils to ,1 ulieun.
HINTS ON ECONOMY.
Il is nut a 1 it 1 1 0 Miigular, that tit this
linn:, tlio ni'inpy market is very high, rang
in" in the cine of Now Yntl; anil Uusiun
from one lo otio anil n half per cent a
m in If, and .V'1 i vrry Hung lliat money
ivtll bu v is cosily, nlimist lo an unprcco
1 c 1 it oil tli'fri p. Vu doubt if tliu I11110 lias
over been known, when money brought
such intereM, that other c.iiiiiitlilies bore
6UC.I1 high prices. Win n wo speak of utlt
er commodities we mean tr v r 1 which
in necessary l siis'aui MV. Chnbing
iiintitjfacttirpi fund fuel. The times in
deed an; really hard, and many tini'l find 11
difficult lo maintain their neciiMuuied stile
uf ! 1 v 1 n ; .
Add to tli'.--, t lie fan thai si a liino when
apparently 11 was 1110M needed, the crop- ol
the fanner, at least inaiiv kind- uf crop
have bein almost etil off by the rcceni
drought, and severe frn-N and it become-
lu us"all a tj'tfrltnjj question 'how shall
vo economize V
Perhaps with mo-l of society in large
towns, there is n niisapprolion-ton as 10
wlpt patt uf inir living cn-ts Hie ih arest.
Almost everybody in unking their calenla.
tions ncein'lo limit (iilirnly at the li.-t of
cilablts, ns if those were all t li.it would
cost money. We have had Minn- opportu
nity for observation, and we h"-iU'e not to
tay, that the mere eatables for a l.imily do
not '111 iMn' malci! up one of 1 he; largest
items of family expense. Fad ut present
is a large item. The bill forcli.lhing Willi
many, especially wnh those fond til" 'keep
iny; tip appearance1 is the lare.sl item.
Travelling U oTien mioilier heavy Hem
for a fatndy, where the bump of inhabitive
ncss is rather defiuiem: and lasl, ihoiili
not least is the turn of those imuiele- lit:
tie expeni'itu'cp, fur nameless little tritles.
which in the course of the year olien
amount lo a laroi; Mini. Wo once had the
liberty of looking over the 1 xpensu book ul
a faililly, whose vvliolu expenses lor the
year were rising J.jOO and ivuiu not a hi
tin surprk-pi! In find that the little thing
which COM 12 1 'Z ccnls or less amounted
to about thu same as nil the other expend
ilurei-;--tint wilhMani!in;r. tl.c grocerie..
Were b'Miyhl by the quantity.
iotu shnll ice economise ?
I. As to food. H11V Iho be.-t kind, nnd
vlien practicable by llie cpinin it yj 11 nil nev
er conk a new di.-h till the list has been
entirely eaten. S une families v.'aMo more
limn they eat ; and wo t.ie pretty Mire thai
economy in the tuatler of food, does not de
pend so much upon Hie buyino u tipun I he
Bpciiilinjr of il. c-Wati-k for drink is
tin' chetinrM, and tec think Hie best.
II, Fuel. Make Miecial effort t" be in
formed as to the beM menus of warming
your room, and of reluinni"; all the heat
producer; then procure your siove or rnle.
or whatever else, aiut be lontenl to use it
wiHiout a change, till 11 is worn out. More
money is often spent 111 changes and nller
n I Inriu 1 linn I he fuel itself CiiMs. 'IT).)
not forget in cM days, to keep the duor
111. Clothing. Dress ilceenily; nay,
well but never dress gaudily. And when
you have once gnl a eint of clolhes, wear
them mil; even llinuoh the fashion shiui'd
clione two or three times diniiirr the pen
od. 'Fiishion! wlnl a word alonjr eulo ol
Economy! Fashion! Lammmj! luol; at
them! and do not furgct I hat one is dcaih
to tho other. A good Mirluut, -ur 11 nice
shawl is juM as wurm a llung, whether the
0110 bo blue or brown; or tho other be
while, red or 'Scotch plaid,1 li will innko
'jut little ilifl'erencc 50 years hence to nny
of us, how our coals were cut, or our dres
bps made in A. !) 1030 !
ir 'i',,...,. Him'. rf7iMochurp 1 am
II 'atic to cliurcli anil
to your place of "bnsliiibs, then you iii iv
n . i,,ce "for want of pmnluv.1' It is
boner lo pay (lie Shoemaker 'than Hie "'V wreicli who would attempt, by lawles
lllarksnuHi. The rich and the easy may i'""tH lo pervert law, to break up tho safe,
fide but those that would economize iiiustj 'y ol propurly and peace of llie people.
otipiid to their biibinets, which generally j .
lies ETAT iiomej;ii I Elijah IIai.i. In Hie imhc1 iiiiuit again-i
V. Small mailers. Have a purso snlli 'yon, presenied hv the Uraud Jury, fur the
cicutly light. 10 hold four-penny bits, with the body of Hie County of Providence, you
strings ai? it; and do not furgct that 10 of stuod charged Willi thu minder of your
theeo pieces make a dollar. Therefore wife. To this charge, by advice, you
take care ol them. Let it bu understood pleaded nut guilty, Able and eloquent
that you do not nllcn condescend lo 'small
tliinrrs' -and your 'email matters1 will bo
Thus cndelli our chapter upon Economy.
.Vori Essex Jicgiitcr.
Amuuican MANur.tCTuncE. Mnny
our citizens do not seem to be aware ofthe
extent and value of thu tiianufaeiure? of
variou kinds, which tinder tint fusiuring
care of the (leneral (iiiveriinieiil, have
grown up in our country within n fewyea
givinjj lucrative employment In many Hiimh
arils of our cllcens. nnd d lTiiiiii; nrifper
ily tlironlioiit the land, ('iiuipiiraiiveiy i
few years since, wu were dependent on ill"
win k-khouj of Great Hrilian. for alino-t
every nrliclu of elolhlii"; winch we us"d.
Now wu have c.v'ciimvo maniiiaclories,
capable of supplying nearly all our wanti.
In the year l'!lj, it is cotiipu'ed thai
tlie whole iimouut iuvesleJ in euolen nnd
cottun inaniifarlnres, wn 12.000 000
the number of spiud!e in operalioii.500 000
the whole nnmlier of persons employed
about 40.000. In l!)33, the capital inveM
eil 111 woollen nnd Coltoti luanulae1 lire-
ninotinieil to v!l 17,4.10 000 iiiiiloving
'J07,q00 individuals. The raw tnnto'rinl.
nnnunlly worked up. aitiounled to 000
000- producing fabrics wurlli goT.OOO.OOO
The whole number of persons engaged 111
manufactures, and tho families depending
on them, are supposed lo amount lo 2,fl72,
000. Tlie capital invented in inaniifneiurp
in 11133, was estimated nt 300 000 000,
ami the annual produce of mauufaelured
goods, glOI.000.000. And in inldil 0:1 to
tins, a homo market for iigricnllurnl pro
it net 111 lis oilier liian those worked up 1
crenied, iinonnling to 27 000.000. Since
11133, our maiiuficiiircs have been con
slaully ndviincing. andgrcnl ndditious have
been made lo the capital invoMod.
Such is the wonderful extent uf Ilia man.
uf.ictures of America. And Iho importance
of protecting Ibis val amount of active
capital, wh ch employs so large a purl 1011
of our population from the diuiL'er"Us com
pctitiim of foreign fabr c, 11111M beamareni
to every citizen who will give the subject a
moment's relied 1011. Our iniinufaciurui
nro not only sources of individual indu-try
and profii; but of national weallh and in
dependence. And may every attempt to
dimmish that prosperity, by placing obMa
cles in tho way uf manufactures, be unsuc
cessful. Facts r.op. tin: Amkiucan I'koim.k.
The popnlaiiou of France ni ly be 1 si 1111 itod
at about thirty two millioiw ; at lenil lliik
may hold good for thop.i.-t year, 1035. O'
these, seven and a half millions live upon
twenty dollars 11 year; t,e-e are per.-oi
engaged in faeinrie--j &e. ; and nearly
twenty three uiillioin procure fund with
from live to eight sous (about Hie same
number of cents.) daily. Ahonl seven and
a half millions of the people do not eat
meat, or use (lour, but live upon hirley,
rye, buckwheat, ihetnutt. and a few poia
toes, and drink mulling but wa'er. In
1020, oueeveutli part of all tho inhabit,
anis of Fans were supporied bv public
chaniy, am! 0110 third of the 1 11 li:i Im n n 1 c-
wh.i died during the year, died in hospiinls.
Tins i. a siaienient of faci- tel.Hive to the
condi. ion uf the working c a-es in one ol
Hie moot eiihgh'ened kingdoiiH ot li.irope.
In Norway, Sweden. I).;ninii !;, '"land.
Russia, Germany and Hungary de-polio,
barbarous, eiifhived llung,iry--their eondi
Hon is wurii i-lill. There aru whole villa
ges 111 the latter kingdom, that do not con
tain a soul ihal c.iu read or write, and there
are twelve millions of the inhaliiiauts of
llie Austrian pin-e-sioiH tuiuHy uniiislriici
pd; and yet wu have wilne.-M;d F.uronoiu
1 raveller-, I'in-U (rum their own sialiMic
lables their annals of shame of govern
01 il tjri'tiny and micuiI iibaiulonuieui
eriliening our iii-.tilutions oiieering ai our
freedom uui (jovernmi'lit. How unniea--urably
Mip-rior is our condition ! Here all
have the means of obtaining an educaiion;
and that father, in this r.ui ilry, is utterly
abandoned of every mii-o of duty, who will
not have Ins Min in-iruclud. AN our young
men read Hie iiew-n-i"rs of llm dav-'-their
mind? an; lilled, at I h.-ir leiure leoirs, Willi
all the intelligence and iiiforinaii'Ui thai
beams from a talented and well regulated
public prets. Wu are 111 llm enjoyment o'
theie great ble-sings of libiirly nod prop
erty. Wu art) nol Mrl' of 1 yranis, gliner
ing in gold; bul we nwj bi come the iluve
of demugogucs, disgui-od in rags.
That man fulfi'U a high de-iiny who
writes the koii" of a people. I! 1 rringor.
.Moore, and Hlliott, have aided iiiucli the
Hie cause ol liberty hy llm power. Iieanly.
and pailius iil'thi'ir Mings. The Inner tier
on is the author of the "Corn biw
Rhymes of F.ngland" I ho-u musical com.
planus again-t lyratiny by leglrhiliou.w Inch
' " r,! 'be'iMf;
I their chtlilr. 11
I by llie poor, and Ming to
The foni rne. whirli drew
out Hi a poet 'ol Hie poor, originated 111 Hie
Condition uf England. The political power
is 111 the hands of llmu who own the l.nid
The laud proiuietors are 111 llie 11.11 i
leglsliilure aru the la .v-maker- they aie
lanilloids rent out their tarui at "high
prices, nnd in order to enable their tenan
try lu pay them lauhfully.a law is pa--ed lo
force up the price of grain. Thu im
mense injuslicu was dune lo 1 lie puur la
borer, for the benefit uf the rich land-owner.
The legislatures excrciso under an
tlmrity, desputic control, for pecuniary or
other purposes, over a peoplu, then indeed
does (he day call loudly Cora revolution;
11,11 wueu a great people uvo in t he eiuov
,nollt ", rT1"1 bleMngs. -miciuI, pnliiir.it
, agricultural and mercantile nhamo 111
1 counsel nuinni.eiy vniuninoreii 111 your dj
fence, and amplu timu was given you lo
make preparation for your trial.
On tho day assigned, u jury of twelve
men, good and Hue, of your own choosing
wore sworn In decide between yntl and Hip
Slate, according to law and th" cvideucp
given tlipui. And 1 hat jury, after a patleni
hearing nf all matters m your defence,
urged and sii'taitiod by eloquence nut iifion
snrpa-.-eil, did. upon such proof ns left mil
' he probability of a doubt, pronounce you
guilty guihy of I In murder ol your wife,
and the mother of your children. Unhap
py man! by what downward steps by
what hard and dreadlul progre-s, have yon
de-eeuded from Hie nngel purity uf your
infancy, to a condition in the wauu of life,
blackened by one ofthe most uvuistrou
and diabolical of crime-? You abu-ed thai
life wiHi which your Creator had biuised
y.-ii ynn perverted appetites, harmless in
1 hem-elves, hut dcMruclivo in tlu'ir pcrvnr
noil, yon became habitually intemperate,
and in the nioiuents nf intoxication, yun
ere accn. tinned lo call up from the depths
of your heart the dreadful passion of a de
mon. Al the lire-side, and in the bosom
if that family, where your presence
shniild have diffused delight and joy, and
have been tho centre of order and peace,
and have rendered your ant! their home 11
heaven upon earth, ynu lot louse the pan
sinus officii. Yuu forced vuur wife and
children to fly from you as an object of
ilauger and oistritsl. Their personal salety
fine' d thu wife whom yntl shuuld have pro
leeted, and the children whom you should
u.'ivu educated III Iho duties of life, to bhilli
your appproach and avnid your presence.
When ihey had been thus furced to wi'h
draw from your society, ami whilst the
Hint her was laboriously wearing out llie
remnant uf life in Hie support of the chil
dren of your uneo mutual affections, you
entered her dwelling she came al Iho call
of one of those children whom your con
duct had alarmed; and whilst she was
endeavoring to preserve the peace and
quiet of her abode, disturbed hy your pres
ence and juur conduct, she fell a victim to
your niurderoiu hand. Conscious of yntir
L'uilt in whalever condition you were, and
feeling the weight of murder upnn your
soul, yuu sought loe-cape the pangs of re
morse, or Hie .-enienci! of llie law, by nn
ailempt on your own life. Sue I , wretched
man. has been your downward course, nnd
-iii'li are Iho la-t dreadlul deed- !o which a
nu-etable halm has conducted ; on. Stand
ing as you now do, upon 'lie threshold of
eternity, what is there I. ft that can yield
you llie shghiesi cotixilation ? Your vice
inlher aggravates than e.cu-es your crime
And that horrid crime ! has il nut blasted
every Hung? Has it tint spread dmnlntinii
and death around and within you.' Is tlp're
one green spot throughout the gloomy des
ert ul' your past life 1111 which your eye can
repose without pain? What is I hero thai
due- not remind inn of your guilt, and add
to the burthen of your exi-t 'rice. Can
your memory glance at tho playlul years uf
ymr infancy and youth, without being re
minded of your own children, who have
been depriv, d of a moiher by your cruel
hand! Canyon Hunk of 011r inauliood
wnhoui the memory of Freelove, the wife
of your bo-oMi who now lies low 111 the
dark and nairow hoti-c. the mangled vjciim
uf your murderous malice!
I do nol seek, by thus reminding ynu of
jour situation, to add in the slightest do
gitce to your sufferings but 1 would fain
awaken you from L lint moral lethargy, that
dcath-liku -loop into which your oul has
lallen ; gladly Would I force into life some
of the better feelings of your nature, lu
the end thai Iheir cheri-hed influence
might ai last p'vvadu your soul, and pre
pare yon (or lint aw Mil duotn to which the
law consigns you. Do nol give yourself
up lu tlie tni-eralilc hope, that ynur e.'N
lencu, now bicouiu a burthen, will lerinlu
ate with thu death of Hie body. Thai self
wnhin you, which feel- thu working of con
-eienceniid shrink-' from the pang ofremurse
has Us life.hnwever pin verted, 'rum God, the
supreme fountain of all life. For thai rea--on.
it can never die; and that burthen
which iioiv weiglu down your soul, and
renders hie almu-l uisiiporiable here, with
out some change, will be the load which
your iiiiui 'rinl part will bear luioihi- pre.-,
ence c y ut Cuiiiglily Judge and Creinor.
Eel me, therefore, enirc.it ynu lo avail
yoiii-elf of Hie short sp ice lhai 1-' left f.ni,
hei w eioi sentence and execul 1011. lo prepare
lor I he judgment of eterniiy. Call In your
.nil Hie good and the benevolent, and es
peeuilly llio-e who nre ncco-louied lo nd-uiini-ter
to the wants of that religious seu
I'Uieui. or leeling. winch pervades, all man
kind and is not entirely iib-eni even in tlie
worst, and euireat tin m lo aid yuu III the
relormalinu of your soul. SolI,', through
your own repentance and prayers, for the
forgiveness of liial great being agum-l
whom ynu have so fearfully sinned. .He,
in his inlinito mercy, may forgive you.
1 hough the violated laws exact thu full
ineii-ure of their puiiishmuut.
Win' that punishment is. it is now the
liaiulul duly of tins court lu declare to
y 11. Tlie law under which you have been
iried and found guilty, declares that every
pursuit who shall be "duly convicted of the
crime of murder, shall sutler death. It also
declares that the punishment of dcalh shall
bo inlliclcd by hanging iho person convict,
i d by Hid unci; until dead.
Tnerefure, hearken you, Elijah Uall.'tii
Hie -entencu which the law, by this court,
now pronounces upon yuu. That sentence
is, that yun, Elijah Hall, bo taken hence
10 the prison whence ynu came, thut on
Friday, the thirtieth day of December nc;:i
between Iho hours of ii'iuu of tho cluck 111
thi! forenoon und three ofthe clock in the
alii'rtioou nf llm fcanio day, at the place
appointed by law, you be hanged by the
neck until dead. And may Uud have mercy
on your soul.
Usi'Aii.w.i.i:i.i:n 6'ri: mnoAT specu
The .Mt'uinbiiat Swallow, dint. M ,-' I
Mil's the Albany Journal, arrived here tin.-
.... ivy r . , .
inuriiiiig irom iew 1 jik, Having made her
passage in nine hours and ten minutes,
This is the quickest passage ever made.
I.IitJISLATiritU OF VHItMONT.
TiiunsnAV. Oct. 13.
Pursuant to tho provisinna of (In; Con
slitultun. tint h Ilou-e-- met at the capitol al
Montpelier, at 10 o'clock, P. M.
Sunati:. Agreeably in the provisions
of tin; new constitution, the Senators elect,
to tho number uf thirty, Hie whole 1111111
her assembled nl thu Senate Chamber,
10 o'clock, A. M. and proceeded lo organ
ize by the aiipoiuiinenl ofthe
lion E N milGGS. President pro tern.
IIOI5KRT P1ERPOINT, Sec. protein.
When the senators p'usented their creden
tials and took iho oil h of office.
MUMDCiis or Tin: si;natb.
Hemiinglnn county--Orsamus C .Merril,
Winstnw C Walsuii.
Windham Phmeas While, Win Henry,
Wai'-t'll R. Ronney.
Windsor Sam'l W Porter, Win Sleele,
Julius Converse, Francis E Phelps.
Ad lwoii -Ebcn'r N Briggs, Jesse Gran
d, Harvey Dell.
Orungu- A W 11 Tcnney, Win llubard,
Chiitendeii John Van Sicklcnjr, liar
Rutland Thomas I) Hammond, Zunri
Howe, Robert Pierpoint.
Washington Araunah Waterman, Now.
011 K 111-iiiati.
Franklin-Nathan Smilic, Joshua W
Sheldon. lijuier E Ilubbell.
Calcdunia Win A Palmer, John Djck
with. Orleans Augustus Young.
E-'sex William Gates.
Grand Lie Melville IJarnes.
On -notion of Hon Win A Palmer, the
Senator from Grand Isle county was per
mitted to lake his seat without producing
Ins credentials, having accidentally omitted
lu bring them.
On motion of Mr Howe, tho Senate
adopted the following Rule:
A j lint Assembly is formed by a union
uf tho Senate and IIousu uf Representa
tives in the Hall of Iho latter. Tor the pur
post' ul 1 Idling certain state and county
ollicers. in winch the President shall pre
side, and Hie Secretary of Slate shall offi
ciate ns clerk. Il can he formed at such
lime and fur such specific purpu-e as uiny
he expressed in a concurrent resoliiliun of
both IIoii-c-, may adjourn from lime tu
tune during the silting ul llie General As--euibly,
but can be dis-olvcd only hy hay
ing ciimplct, d the business fur which it
was funned, by the iiiljnurnu cut without
day uf the General As-embly, or by a joint
resol it if both Houses.
The following commiiloo was nnminilod
by tho President, and appointed to join
from the house, to sort and count the vutes
for Governor, Ll Governor and Treasurer,
Canvassing Cummillee. Messrs Watson,
Henry. Converse, Howe, Dell, llebard,
Van.S'ipklcn, K'n-inan, Duckwith, Yuiiiil',
Ilubbell, lijrncsuud Gates, whu wore duly
On motion of .Mr Howe, the house were
informed uf the organisation of iho Senate,
and tho appointment, ofa canvasMiig com.
unit cu 1 m j di 11 .
Mr Wluiney, from the house, informed
tho senate that lliat body had organized by
appointment of a speaker and clerk protein,
and were ready to receive any communica
tion from the senate.
Mr Ilubbel moved that vhen tho senate
adjourn, 11 adjourn tu meet at at 3 o'clock,
P M. The motion was carried, when
The senate adjourned.
I.n Tin: Ilou-u, ihu Secretary of Suite
called tu order, und the oath administered,
On molinii of Mr Foatc, Mr IJuckmatter
of Shrew-bury was admitted 10 a seat with
out producing hi credentials.
On motion of .Mr Curtis, .Mr Dayloy of
Lpiningioii was admitted to tiseal without
producing hi- credentials.
Two gentlemen having each presented
credential- in a member from tho town ol
Derlm and neither oouHeuinn having been
admitted lo seals, Mr Puck railed lor lie'
rending ol the credential-; and having been
read, Mr Peek moved 1 hat James Courier
be ailmiHed to a seat on Iho ground lliat
hw credentials were in Ihu ordinary form
and hire dalu on Hie day uf election ; w lido
iho er.il.'inials ofthe other claimant to the
-eat. Mr Smith, were not in Ihu iijiial form,
and bore date the present month.
Mr Cushinan uppo-ed thu motion ; Mr
Courier win not legally etecled, and ho
preferred lliat the claims of both gentlemen
be referred lo Hie cuiiuiiitn e un eleciluns.
'Mr Fneh supported (he milium : it was
Hie usual and o-tablisheil courso of iho
house to give seals to those who present
credential- in the ordinary form, and if und
if any cnnle-t en-tied, the cntninitloo of
elections was the pruper place lo delerer
mine llie contest. Ho hoped tho ordinary
course would mil he departed from.
Mr Foutu thought iho present course
did nol come within tho usual custom :
theru wero tu.o credentials, and if they
were tvidencu at all, ihoy are uvidcncu
equally as strong and conclusive for Mr
Siiiiih'as for Mr Courier even better for
Mr Smith, as ho is certified lu have been
"duly elected.11 Ho should under theso
circuiiHlancus, vote against the admission
uf either gentlemen.
Mr. Fullani suggested that neither of llm
credentials wero in Ihu required lurni, and
Mr Marcy also, .M r Sawyer supporied the
motion, when Air Coiiaul moved that the
wholo Hibject bo laid upon tableagreed
Tho house then proceeded to the election
of speaker pro tempore. Mr Foot noniiua
led Ihu Hun. Cnrlin Cnulidge, and Mr
Filch nominated Ihu Hon John Smith of
L man Fdch,
John S Smith.
2iC 3! moj.
Whereupon Mr Coolulgo look the chair. 1
On motion nf Mr Ftillam, thu rules nf
the Ilnii-c fur Iho last scssiun wero adopt
ed fur llie lime being.
The credentials of Sir Unto of Chelsea,
certified by the town clerk, were pesented,
and after koiiiu remarks by SI0S6M Dewey
and Fitch, thev were Inul upon Iho table.
On motion nf Mr Whitney, it was re
solved that 11 committee ol three from each
county, tu join the senate, bo appointed to
canvass the voles for Governor Ll Cover
nor nnd Treasurer,
On motion uf Mr Ropiuan, the hnue
proceeded to llie election uf a Clerk pro
tempore. Sir Coiiaul nomnntod A u Mi
ncr of Manchester nnd Mr Filch nomina
ted O II Smith ofSIuiiipolier, at.il Mr .Mi
ner was e'eded.
A L Minor, 123
O II Smith, no
Sir Piurpuiut from tho senate appeared
and informed the house of the organization
nf llie Senate and that il was ready to re
ceive any communications.
On motion of Sir Whitney, urderod that
tho scr.alo bo informed uf the organization
of thu House and Sir Whitney was ap.
pointed lo perform tho service
Mr Fuote introduced a resolution torn
joint meeting uf both houses on Friday, 10
o'clock, A SI tu elect a secretary uf "state
for tho year ensuing: agreed tu.
Thu canvassing committee was appoint
ed aj follows :
Denninglun county. Slessrs Sargrant,
Caulield, Downy ; Windham cu. p""urco.
Divol, Slay; Windsor co. Smith. Ilapgood.
Ilildwm; Rutland co. Foote, Ellis AIus
secy ; Addison co. Nah, Clnpinan. Ells
worth; Orange co. S-cbbun. Hatch. Nich
ols; Washington co. Adams, Clough,
Peck; Chillendon cu. Sanl'ord, Drowuell,
Ilaswell; Caledonia cu. Morrill, Whitelaw.
Fairbanks ; Franklin co. Vilas. Judson.
Deo ; Orleans cu. Twilight, Hastings ,
Richmond; E-sex co. Dewey. Mollinmk
Hall ; Grand Isle co. Adams, Goodrich, &
On mutinn of Sir. Footc, adjourned lu
3 o'clock, P SI,
3 o'cr.oui:, P. SI.
The President calld to order, when the
clerk rend a resolutiun from the house fix
ing on Friday next, 10 o'clock A. SI. for
the election, in joinl ballot of both iiou-u--.
ofa secretary of stale, and inviting the
concurrence uf tlie senate. Tlie senate re
solved to concur.
A resolution from tho house, fixing 4
o'clock this afternoon fir receiving thu re
port uf Iho canva-sing cnmniiltee. and in
v'mng thu concurrence of the senate, svas
alsn read, and tho senate resolved to con
cur. Tlie hour having arrived fur the joint
meeting uf both houses, Ilia senate repair
r.d to the hull of thu hutise of representative--.
Tho senate rclurned, when
A communication was received from the
Lt Governor, informing thu senate ot his
readiness lo tako tho uecos-ary oath of
oflice and enter upon iho discharge of i
Tlie door keeper announced tho appear,
anco of the Ll Governor, H10 seualur.-ro-e
to receive him, and the oalh was ad
ministered by Iho secretary, when the
Prc.-ident ofthe senate tool; llie chair, and
delivered iho fiilluwui"
(lENrr.Kiir.M or ritr. Skxatb In pnieiinj
Up ill lllPilin; (if pii'-iiliu nllirei- it his o"i'iiul-d
In iiic ill. 11 il uiijlii In. pioper, and pei h ip. exp'-cl
ed, III it I should riih iiu a few 1 cm 1, Is- su,';es p.l
hy die ore isioii, .online sonii! imiiiiaiion ul'ihe
course which I design in pursiip. Kd-peel for y,tt
seems 10 it'qime iliis. 'I'h 11 unnm ilous (i,ovt.ion
in llie com minimi uliirli in iki-s ihi I.l. loiieiuur
presiilciii nfilip npnaie olii iimsls demimls il.
All legist u i e li lilies in this couuii-v, wnh piu h ip.,
I he single excppiimi nf ilp. sen ne n I the U, Slap s,
cij'iy WfliiMii of si'lei'iiu,' Hji 111 tle-ii-own uinulm
a ptesi lin, onicei', 'I hi has lieen stippo-ed wi-.
Iv c.ili'ul licit 111 prninoie h innimi an I iii-iire etl!--11-111
anion. V!iMilip(- ihc-e imporiam en Is 111 iv
Iril Iip pijii illy llllaiilP I llud'-i (nil 01.11117. ll'iiil, 1
el lu he pinvp'l, an. I I am aware uiu-t ni a ..nd
iIh'i-pp dpppti'l upon llie 111 niiii'i- in w hicli the (limps
nfihedioi aie ili.i-h ircd. I caumii Inn spiimIiI,
IVpI ill" ilelicirv of my sen iiinn, ailni'iiii-hi-'l as I
am by die piesmii-p of 'Piitlpmpu olih'i' -mil fir imno
,'Spi'iii'iici' I, III 11 iieiu you If fi lo Ihe lieed nil ol'a
ihipcl choii-p, ami wpio I also a iiipiiiop ofyniri
hoily, oi wool I prod tlity in ihe a ihllt'ieni M-lea-liou.
It w ill h inv c 11 nest and eon. Mill emleaiui
sii in romliiei as In leave ynu no ipasun lo 1 ejt i-i
ill it ihe 11. nil piivilee is withhold fiom o'i.
Hut dm wis him, 01-iho wp iIviipss, cxhihilPkl in
llii. p.icn'i 11 feauiie of dip c ni-tiiuii')ii, il is mil
inv di'.i-;ii to 1I1. cuss Ii wont.! he n.,'l--.s for any
of 11s lu ihi mi, fm- a lilin sl.ueiueiir of die ipies'i.,11
would I'Piniiiil its ih it such is die ot;. inir I iw uf ihe
-unp, i hie Ii ivo in ly imi ili-tc-;iiiil an I can 101 al ci .
Tltp siaiimi ofa piividin oliii-ei- ofa leislaiiip
Iniily ipiii'up.s a scope ami diicisity of lati-ai which
few will Ii lie llm Icnicrii) to c I.l 1111. Th" in-t.iii-ces
of P'tliie success aie lare in.lppil t xei'pl wheie
iiittch wi-iliim and imlusiiv hue lippn iuiiipiI with
Ion,' experience l'aiipuce and piotnplituilp, can
dor aivl ze.,1, dcct-noii an 1 fuibpaiauce, c lcry anil
ciioIik'.., ,iiu-t nherii Uely ami atlhucriiic.il mo
iiipiii lie i-xlntiili-'l li one who seeks die approti itiou
of his fellow cilizens in this difficult and i111port.ini
Hut gentlemen, whilst I piinfolTy feel the cinbar
rassniPiti arisiiij fiom a very limited espfi ience in
Iho businesa of lesulatian. 1 seek in lain fm- on.--...
dent or cx.niiplo in ihe peculiar duties of ihe uflicu
in nils slate ; I caiuiot but ll ilier iinsolf ih 11 an
linicat endeavor on my pan will itmiip lour conhai
co-operation, fitrni-hin all (he aids of your wis.lom
cxpeiicncn nnd foibp.ir.ince. I ,1111 also well awaie
lliat llie inciN. nil I ihor an I innii in;; iij-ilaai-e ie.
(pitied lioui 1 lie presidim nffu-ci- ol .1 l iiumind pro
inUctious KKMiilil.i'jc, 111 ule up nf pei sum uf oppo.
fill) characicis and icpiPaetiun a i.iiiely ufoppo.
site inti-ips s, will not he eiceip, hi.re wheie dm
number is comp iraliipl) mil ill and each one posses
siiii a rhuaclcv foi nidoui mi l experience.
A frrqiipiu iooii lo ihoiiiles f,r ihe pip-ei,iiii,u
nf oriler, sodidicult an. I so iniidimis in lluur npph
cailnn, I am sure will mI.Ioui bedune nere-naij.
Tim piniisiuus of ihu con-tiuiiiuii, ami (ho lulu,
which ynu 111 ly adopt for ic-jul nin.. dm acium ul
llm .Senile, il will li my duly In support ami mini
tain. This I .lull oit.lt 10 du 1,, a urn omc
conisipnl w iih p oli iini'iu.irv p a.-titf. Willi ip
pt for jo" hiihuiliillv. and an anient
m piouiuie ihe Inieip.isofunr nouiin u ciiiioi,n.HJ
r.uihci- th in 1 In-, fur llm pie.eii.ni.Hi f (,ur ,lm
for f.iclliuiliii' Iho (ipcialioin of biuine-i-', 1 .hall
in linly iely upon n becomine; stlliesppci, a lute of
rculanty und dccoiuni, and an ambition lo be use.
foi. whirh I rnnflilenily I ru-l will bo uiiifoiiiily ex
hihiip.1 In i.'ipiv spn iter.
The chciiin.iancps, gpnllcmen, undpr which u-b
nippl, ihou-;li new ami pei uliar, dpm.iml our mutual
con-jiiiiiil.ilioiis. Th" poliiicil (lesi.tei .1I11111, ung
uud nuxinusli' fioit-jltt by ihe wNpsi men of ur slate,
is at lmlh iilnaiiiPil. The sen He of Vermont,
pn.ips.in;, ro-oidm.iK! pgil.iliti! powers, hy llie
fipp and -ponl iiipous anion oI'iIip people his been
ii.liluipil. uii'l ion aie dele' itcd bv ihe ficeir.en of
' lour rcsppctiie cutiulics lo make ihe fir-t essay at
ip .t.t.iiiini i,s cpi, tiors. On mi is deiohed a iiioie
ill. in 1 1 upi'lllt nl'lpsooilsillillll'. Tim fiipoit! of
thu .linen luienis of iho rori-l itiitlon halo iloubde.J
Iippii snmnuliii iinipasnn ible. in llmii' aullcip ilionj
nl lipiicfiis which iliev 1 1 iia.isei, ami will mil eiy
paupiuly suhin'u lo ili-appoioluiPiii, while those ill
IiucIipiI 10 ihe iincirol onlrr of things will nb.ilu
iioihin,' ofihe iidiaiil.i-,'"' which have been de-ci di
ed ns the nccp.s3.11y icstik; Iihicp yon will see llm
nccp.sliy of gre.il prudence, of much wisdom nud
iniiiiin-j'iiidusiiy, lo meet their- high-wrought ex
llm as il is now a eeltled axiom in political econ
omy Ih it lite iniptejis of n people are 1ipi secured
by a dii i.ion of die Icjislatine into two independent
bodies ofco-crpi.il powers ; pi we 111 ij- icsi auipd
lint tliepxpsiiinp.il which Ii is miifui inly succeed
ed elsewhere, will mil fail nei c ; for we .lie imi at
hhciiv in -unpen.! ih il dip pepl of this slate, h iv-in-i
ihu light of oxpciicnro, will nil reason and
judij us correctly as anv other. We may, by our
aclinn, Ii isicu oi-Vclaid iheir ili-cisiou but iillini.ue
ly it iniisi In pionoiiiicpd, nnd we in ty not doubt
ih il il will he in accordance wiih llie opinion of ihu
enlightened ciiizpns of oilier slalcj.
alucli of die puci-pss of die senate will depend up
on 1111 auspicious lipoiiinin.
Thu first anil piobibly mnt impoitant duly
which will (Ipiii mil your ntienlion, is to provide u
code of Ititle-. Wiiliom iIipsp il is ilillicult
ripii to poiniupnee your ordin try legist iliio duties,
tinles should h, so roitsliueicd as to leave as few
occasions as po-sihlc for I tic excirisi of di.-creli m
in llm piesnlpiti ; i-ho'il.l bo sppcifio and minute so
ns lo fiu-iii-h .1 plain diieciiou in eci y case of ini-porlam-e,
ami eaicfiilly r;iiiid llm iesiecliie rights
of llie inij'iiiiy andiniiio ily on eiery quelion,
It seeiin lo be 1 cry ole ions lliat a body which
does nol choose its pi-csi lin officer, cannot whh
pi npripiy assign Intn llie power of appointing hi
conimincp.s ami o!ii-'Prs. In a largo liody, mrll V
sit.in,'pr.s 10 pach oilier, lh".p app.iinituenlii would
pon-ume coiijidcrahl-' lime and inijhl pi 010 11 souice
of in i lit 1 i 011 . Nol so in a small one like litis.
These clem inna cm be 111 ule in n brief space of
limp, and iho pic-idcnl f ii'-d fnmi a most etiilur
ni. -in1 and soaiPiiinp odious ,.erei-e of power.
nxppilients fei- legulitiii' the frepilnni uf dsb.ita
in a b idy mi -m ill as ihis, c 01 li odly become acres
stry, an I as a con-iptpiicp, miny emb irrassin-j
ipip-iioas iimiii 010 of llie coasn uci ion and up.
plic.iiion of mips piovi.lin for llieai in iy be avoid-,
cl. I c inn it Ian sn-jp't ihe pinpiiriy ofso fr.i
uiiii 'ioui- talcs lit it w- tn ty never h tie lo cuii'pnd
w iih ihu siilule'ies aiiiI perplexities of llie pievi.
mis and soai. oilier p ivilegi'd ipiestions. Theso
seem lo Ii ive ori.ii; uci in i iiliaiiient with a lievv
nfaioiiliu die eid con-equpucps of some stubborn
tirnl tiatipudiii-. ip-jiiI itions pteiiou-ly iocorpnratpd
in die rules nf pioceedtns. Theie nl ty bi much
learuiii;; und tnpuuili' in ihc.c ioesl ions ; hut 11
plain cotti'iton seii.p piis.itiuc is prpi.dly reuioied
ft iiii 'iny iipccssiiy fur ftich pinceeiluiss, and fioul
the uliiliy, at once, 10 ro.iiptehend llieiu.
In consequence of thu relations created
by iho Ciiislituiion between iho Senate
aivl House of Repre-eniitives, it will be
necessary thai your early attention should
he given lu the const met ion ofa system of
joini rules ol both Huu-es. These will bu
indispensable to tho pruper discharge of
various and important duties. Tiiey must
bu the joint work of both Houses, and
c ue should bo i.il;en 10 prevent collision,
either in iheir c ui-truction, or subsequent
iiitcrpri?int inn. Tnu jui rights of each
Iiou-u should bo carefully guarded and no
undue adv.inr ige sought ur accepted by
either. These initiatory steps having been
iak"ti. yon will have, gunt!eiu?n, an exten
sive field of labor tieforo you, inviting tho
diligent employment ol your turn! and tho
'xerei-e of your best lab ills with a fair
pm-pecl of usefulness It will afford mo
idci-uru ever to c '-operate with you in
-uc!i a manner a, if possible, lo lighten
your lab ir- to secu'o from Hio public a
just appreciation nt their value, so lint
yuu may secure till Iho reward yuu will
either seek or accept, the approbation uf
On mot inn r.f Sir Hammond, tho Senate
proceeded lo ballot for Secretary: The
ballots being sorted and counted, it up.
was elecied Secretary of tho Senile.
Sir Duggs offered a re-olutioo providing
for a eoniinutee of three to provide rules
for Ihe Senile. Resolution adopted.
t:-onniilteu .Messrs Driggs, Merrill, and
'Mr. Wil'iatns apr.ertreil in thu Senm.,
and look Ihu U.1II1 of office as Secretary.
On m.i'ion uf Sir. Pierpoint tho Senate
llo-nlved to meet each day uf Hio sessinu
Sundays excpied. at 9 o'clock, A. SI
and '2 o'ehicl;. P. SI. Adjourned. '
HOUSE Mr Joseph Duncan of Duin
merstiin and Alexander L. Twilight of
of Drowtiiogiou, appeared and took their
On motion uf S.irgeaut, resolved lliat
both Houses meet in joint convention tins
afternoon al 4 o'clock, tu receive the icpurt
of thu canva-sing committee; pass-d.
Sir. Fnotu introduced a resolution ibm
tlie S.uaker appoint a reporter to furnish
each of tne political pipers in Slonipoher
Willi rop iris nf ihe debates and proceed
ings nf the tho Uou-o, and that such repor
ter receive t per day; laid Upon Ihu table.
Sir Hrewster introduced n resulutinn
directing thu Speaker lu invito the ufdeiat'
mg clergymen if Montpelier to attend in
rotation n chaplains ot the llun-e; pas,ed.
The Senate camo in, and botli Houses
wont into joint ciuuiuntoo, when tho can
vassing eoiumilleo mad report uf vole. i)r
Governor, Lieutenant Governur ami
Treasurer, as follows :
Stlas ll. Jonni-un,
Wm. C. Dradley
Fur Lieutenant Quvtrnar.
David SI Camp, S0.033eloclcl
John S Pettibuno,
i-.iiHrlei.il. Lieavon, 15 91(1
Seotternirf 1 j o
Wheroof proclamation wan duly made
and the j.nit committee disolvcd: