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tho convontion tn iho triistocs of tho Ltithorrtii
Ohurr-li, nml to tho Rov. Clorgymon wlionttcndcil
tho nusidous.
Also u rosotuilon tnnilcring tlio thntika ol llio
coiivcutinn to tliu ollircrs.
Tho I'rcsident rcspondcd to tho rcsolution m
boiiio very nppropriulo rcnwrks, whou tliu couvon
tion ti.ljmirnod mnedie.
XXVIth CONG ItESS.
VIIIST SKSSION.
IN SENATE. Monpav, Dcc. 9,
Alr l'rcntiss, of Vermont, nml Mr StrunRO, of
Nnrih Curolinn, npncarcd in their seats.
- Tlm Ohuir iiifonned ihob'cunto llinl this wns tho
tlny Ht npnrt lor tliu elcclion of lis ofl'iccis, viz.
Ser.ri'tnry of tho Senntc, Sergennt nt-urins nni
Door-kuopcr, nml Assistnnt Doorkeopor; itiitl thut
if -oiiutors wero retuly, tlioy wouhl pleaso to nc
imro their hallots.
iMr Aitcu roso nnn satu, netore ino uaiwiuig iook
iiIiipp, lio wns (losirous of biihniittiug usinglo roso
iu tiou :
Resnlvcd, Thnt n cotnniitlno lio nppohitcil to
wtiuini ihc Prcsldont of tho UiiiipdStaies,nnd in
f'otni hmi that a qunruin of iho Somue is nssem
li't il, iiikI tlmt tho Seualo U roudy to iccoivo iiuy
couiiiiuriiriiiion of nn Execulivo clmiiieier ho
tnig'it !)' pleascd to innke.
ii' . satd, if thoro wns no olijcction, he should
liK' t'i havo tho tcsolulinii uiloiti'il Rt oncu. Ilo
liiul coiisiilled olhers ot mori; exporieneo ihun
liiinsi'll'in pai'linint'iuary prnceciliiiRs wlio wero
of o.iimui thut it was within tliu province of the
Si iinte to adopt it.
Tliu Clutir said tho procccdinp wns new tn liim ;
nd his.fut't iinpnvssiou wns, tlmt it wnssomcwhnt
irrogulur; htit wlinu ho considored thnt tho Scn
ato wns not utifroqiiently coutinued oer for pur
posos ol 1111 oxecntivu iinMiri!, ho did not eoe why
thi shiiii' prineipln inight not npply ns well in llie
pi cs-i .t pne. and if thoro wero no ohjeeiioiifl urg
ed, lin wonld pnt tlio qtlcstinn on ils ndoption.
No ohjeelion hnviug Iikcii oflKrud, tho resnlu
tion wus pnsseO, niid Mes-rs. AIIpii nml Wright
vm- u in.eil hy the Chnir ns tho coiiiiniltc.
r Tuppau "sulmiitted tliK followinL' rtsolulinn :
Uc-mlvcd, Tlmt tlm Swretnry of War lio dirco
ted lo repoit to llie Sennto whnt wonlil 1)0 tho
ell'eet npon themiitary survieo ofu rcgulntinn by
wIiipIi nll otricors ol' iho Army, on iirrikiii '
ty vpiiis of ngp, shonM ho prrinillod to letuc t'rotii
Bfi viPi) on half ny ; ntid wltni wouhl lip.tho prol)
ulilo iiiiiiunl vliiirgu upnii ihc Trnsnry liy sueli
rounlai'oi'.
'I n r'nmito thcn procoudod lo hallot for its oili
co fl tho 2o"lh Coiifji'P.
On tho firi hallot, iMr Oickons wns nnniiinioiis
ly iu i lci'ii'd Strrulnry of iho Sonntc, nml Mv
llnitflii, iho prusL-til Sorgoiiiit-nt-Arnis, ipcoivod
(5 oiil, !)7 volcs.
For Asshtnnt Doorkccpcr tlipro wero ihrco
liallois'. On iho thinl of which, Mr Knlicrt Uonlo,
Jiaving recchcd 20 votus, wns doclared iluly cloC'
tcd,
And thcn iho Sennto ndjournod.
Corri;siondonco of tho Courier nml Knq. Dec. J).
Washington, iMondny lioning.
Anothct dny is addod to iho ecaiidulous waslo
of linio, wliicli tho ndiniiiistrntion pnrty in tho
liinisc of Itopresontnt'ncs lin.s oroasionoil to Cun
grehs. Tlio Sonnto hnsbcon rondy n wtek, nieot
111'' nml iulioiirnitiL' froin day to dny, without tho
. . II ...... .11 II... . I.
canai-iiy oftrans.tctiiiR nny hiisini's. Tho 1'ios
ideiit's Messago U in typo tit tho Gloho ofiico, tho
Tionsnry is inn ngronml lor wnnt ot iuonoy, miu
tho coiintry siifl'erhig froin tho doln.v, yot llio
Vun tiuron tncinhors, (olaiming to Lo n inajority
ol'llio llotisc,) will not ullow iho l'cprusomuiito
hni'ii'h to ho orgnnizcd nnd proceod to llio dis
chniKoof thoir nrgoiit dniios.
A gront pai t of tho dny has heon tuken up hy
Diincmi, 61 Ohio, und in tho roading o( iho inns
of rr park pnpcrs whioh linvo hoon pnt into his
hnmls hy tho contcsting cnndidntos of Now h r
spy ; nnd yot tho follow has not coiiolmlud, but
hai tho nvsuinnco lo hold tlie floor for imnorrosv.
In nu inoiilontul dolmtothis inoriiiii on llio ipios
tion of pormillii:g tho loudin of Diiiipuii's docu
nionls t" proopod, thrce of tho Now Gporgia iiifin
hcrs, Mcra Colqncit, Noshit nml lilnok, niado
foruihlo ppoechos on the validity of tho Now Jor
soy Evccntivo certifipnips. Thoy npponled cnr
liuslly lo tho Adiniiiisiralion pnrly in tho llonso to
forogo their nnjust nnd iinrt'nonahlo opjiosilion
to iho right of iho Now Jorncy niomhors to tako
tlioir sonts, nud porinit llio llouso to lio orgntiiiod
nnd procood to hiisinoss. Unt tho pnrty tiounis
dcnf loovpry apppnl, nnd rosolvod, as 1 eaid liofore,
to ''I'tilo or ruin." A fourful ro.-pnnsiliilii ioms
tiprm iIipiii, umi &trictly, I trust,will thoy ho hold
to ncoonnt fnr it.
The ipsnlt of ihoIInrrishnrgConvcnlioii rench
cd h ro to-duy. Tho nonihmlion of lliiiiison is
rcp ivod wiih nioro unnniinity nn I cnrdiality hy
tli" Wliigs in nnd ont of C'ongre.ss llmii I shotild
hav.t antioipaiod. Clny's (rionds nro ns dovotod
Iv ntiaolied lo him us ovcr, Imt thoy yiidd lo llio
ooin iftions of thoso who nigo tlmt llurrion, in
nd ilion to llioso sootioiis in wliioli C ty is niost
s rong, pnn prohahy carry oihcis in whicli Clni'
EuciahS is doiihtfnl.
IN SKNATU.-Tuesdav, Dop. 10.
Mr AIIpii, fioin iho oomni'uipo nppoiiiit d in
coiii)limiou with tho rosolnlion ol yuMordny, ro
jioiiod ihat iho I'rcsident hns heon waitod on, nnd
iind rotnrnod for ansivor thatliohud Exoentivc
coiiiiiiumcmions to ninU'j.
Si-vorul tneesages in ivriling wero llion dolivor
cd lo tho rrositlollt of th ijonalo, llirongh Mr
Vnn l-iiron, llie privnto Seorolury of tho President
ol tho United rilatpn.
l r Liim gnvo iiotice thnt hownuld, on tho enr
lic.-t oppormiiity, hring in n hiU ninhorizing tho
l'ri'.siilpni to lnko pntspsion ol tho Torritory of
Oipoii, nnd for oihor pnrposcr).
Tho Chnir linvin minoniipoil tliatthc mcseagos
wi'rt nll of an Kxopiitivo chiirnpior,
On inotioii of Mr llnclmiiaii, tlio Scjinlo pro
cppiIpiI lo Iho Roiisiiloration ol Exoontivo hiisinoss,
iiinl nltorwnrds ndjotirncd.
Wl'DVESlJAY, lOC. II.
The ContesUd Senls, Wo loarn froin ihoconrse
of tho dohatos in tho llnuso of Kenrosentatiiex
on V dliotlny, ihat tho disornni.ois hnvo tri
ti'i'l lied in cxcluiliiii; llio Whig inoiiihors frnin
I.Jpi.-o) froin pni'lii'ipnliiig in iho oiuniznlion
ol Ihat hody. Thustlio soviiroignty of n .Slalo
wiM lia o bucn Irnniplod in llio ilust. I.uhh nnd
eoiislinitions will hnvo heon east nsido ns wnslo
paTcliiiH'in; nnd Iho futool'tho Whig iiioinhors,
wlinsoenls nro rifcptiled. will ho ooniniillod to nn
niMTiipiiloiis Tory miijoi ily of tho llonso.
Tho proc.oss hy whioh tho ohjpct of tlio Torios
wns iipconiphshcd inuy ho liriofly oxplained.
WIipii iho quusi Ilmiio nfMemlilt'il on Wodnosdnv
tnorning, tho quostion wns on nn npponl tnkon hy
iu i:.r. 'il i i- n.,....-... r....... .. V
illl I III IIKJ 1 ) Ul 1 llllll3l Jj ,11111 (( llUUIPIIJII U
tho Chnir on tlm precedin" dny, ihat tho inoiion
of Mr Khctl, of South Cnrolinn, to lay ontholuhlo
n iTSnlnlion oflered hy Mr NViso, of ViriMnin, hail
liooii decided in tho negativc, iho nyos hoing 115,
nml tho noos 115, tho votos of Mr Naylor, of
l'pnnylvnnin, nml of llio Chniiimin hitnsolf heitig
iiiplmh'd iu the neirntivo voiosifivuii.
Mr Wiso movod tlio proviotis qnestion on tho
npppnl wliicli wns ihtis rcsolvod nilo U'ill Ihc
meiling suslmn the tecmon of llie Chairl Tho
nieoiing thcn divided, nml llio tollers ropnriod tlmt
tho nycs wero l-J J. iticliitlmg tlio tivo Wliii; nioni.
hers Irorn New Jersoy und Mr Nny lor. Tho jioe
wero ih'flarcd to ho 118, four mioiiiIic.'im huv
iiiL' votcd, clnimiiiL' Hcnls ou tho ocrlilicnio of
tho Hpproinry of Slnlo of Now-Jorsoy. Dodiiuling
diHimtod votcs, thorcsult wonld hnvo hoen tiyes
100 iintj 114. fjo tho Assuiuhly decided not lo
BiHtani tlio ifecimoiiof tho 'Jhnir. ThoChnir llien
iniiKiiiliRod tlmt In mirMiniiL'Dof tho term of ri'iin
Iniion Iho precp.ding dny, introthmod hy .Mr Hiis
of MnKsnchllHuits, nnd uilonled hv Iho Assonddv.
imist proi.cnd to docido aeriatim on tho right of
uiirii oi iiio iiM.'iinii.TK pronucmg cortiiionleH Irnm
New Jersoy, iiuino hy nuinc. Mr Wiso inoved
iniit llio qucfition lio pui on tlio lirat uaiiio, nnd
(loinnmlcd tho nrcvious (iiicstion. Mr 'I'nrn.i.
roso to n queition of orilor, und n sccno oiwucd f
vioiPiit nprniir and coiiIiibioii. Cries wero hennl
froniidlwidesoftho llonso "Orderl ordor! Lot
thofhair iircservo order! ' "Vm on I uo on i co
il ' po nhpiul I" tninplpil with clnpplng, IiWhil',
n,W II .1.11 1,1.. tl.n. ! 1.. .1. I1.'
" i''"ii in iiiii iiiinsi oi wiiioii
Mr liirneyemployed tho oxprei.sioii refurred to
hy our correbpondout "if thit lobttht courte
ofthings, tht sountr tct chungt
btttcrr. Forn few tnlniitcs,
it inlo a rotc tht
thoro wns Iniinl-
ueiit dnngor thut tho llonso wonld hrouk up in
coiifusion,
MrTnrnov wiw hennl to cnv "I nptienl froin
tho docision of ihc Chti'ir. I ntiinil hcro und np
ponl ; nnd und I kIiiiII contituio to npoul ns long
tisyoti to docide. - Yon hnvo paid no rognrd to
order; nml it is impossililo wo over cun linvo nny
ordor i.o lotiu ns voii sil llierc. You sccin do.or
minod to onrrv votir tioint riisht or wronir. rhoio
Is n inaiorilv of vons iinroutosleil whieh hnvo dc
cldcd lo revprsc your docision, nml yoi yon sntler
new qtleslions lo lio inoved. 1 nppeni gontio
iiipii innv hallot) "ordor" nt mo till to-inorrow
iiioriiing -I willstnml hero nnd nppuultill oumllo
light I iiovcr can sithiiilt lo it."
Tho Chnir thon declurotl llio opinion thnt, nn
dor tho ri'solntion oftho dny procoding,tlio miincs
of llie Rentlemoti cluiining eontpsted sents, who
linvo Iiopii reporied hy tho lollors lo tho Uhnir,
iimst he deoided upon. mitne hv nnnio, hy tho
uioptiii''. Froin tho devision of iho Chnir, tho up
peul ot Mr Tnrnoy wns nindc, nml on thntnppeul
iMr iso 1 iikI cnllpil Ihp proviotis qttcstion. J In
niuin ipipxtion oiithiscall wns, whciher llio gen
iloninn vho;o miiuo wns first rpiiirncil hv the tul
lors to iho Chnir ns clniniiug u ponlesled soul, nml
yci hnvitii'Aotod, shoiiid hnvo his voto oountPd.
Tlms tho itiPs.ion ramo up on tlio right of ftlr
Nuylorto havo his couiiled. Tho Assenihly di-
vidod, nml llio lollprs roportod tho Jhjts to ho 1 IU,
Iho .v.'Ci I VI, nml llinl tlio pontostpil votos woiliit
mit eliango iho rpsiilt. Ho llio AsPtnhly docidod
tliui tho voto of'Mr Nuyjir shonld ho I'otititod,
Tho minio of Mr Avcrirg, one oftho lognlly
rpttlrni'd iiii.'miIipis liuin Nuh Jersoy, cuino noxt.
Ilis PiPilentials woro roatl nt tho Clork's luhlti,
whou iho Clork stuted Ihut thoro wero "creden
lials I'l'odtiood hy nther gi.'iilloniPli ulso, who tlaim
llio sents froin Ni'w Jpi-.-oi.' Tlio corlifinito ol
tho Sopiotnry of Smto of Now Jprsey, in favor of
tho right of Mps.-is Dickersoii, &p., to tho s.nts,
wns lliini ipad hv Iho Clerk. I ho Mow Jersoy
law of flpciions wui pnlled for hy Mr Wiso und
rontl. Mr liwiuni oalled for llie reiidiug of llio
soputid und tilth bPPlions ol tho Uoiislitulinn
whioh providu for tho eloclinn "f repiosenlntives,
tiliil tlio tnhunal tn ileciclo tipon iltoir rotnriis umi
titialitirulioiH. Mr SViso enlM lor llio ipudiug
oftho 1'iiiirlh scclion, whioh rr.lors ihut llio tiino,
plneo und inimner ol holilniL' olociions lor Hopro
sontuiiosshull h.' pro.scriu'd in oup.h Siate hy its
Logislnitiri'. 'Iho llonso thon divided on tho
(iu slion of Mr AwiriugH riohl lo voto : und tlio
Tollers ii'iiorled tho uos to ho 117, 4 hiivinfi vo
led (ioiu New .lersov, nnd iho noes tn ho 1 12, 3
hinintr volpd frotn Now Joivov. So llio llonse
doleriiiitiid ihnt .Mr AyritiR's voto should not ho
eoiiulod.
Tho Chninnun, .Mr John Quiiicy Adams, thon
.I....I I .1.... I ' 1 1 JL.
ucL'iiii i;u inm in; roiiMiiL'i uo uetiaiurt uj i.it ua
stmhy as uucniisliluliuiutl, Imt thut nnder llio in
foriiiul (loeision et'lhe meolin'' tho Clitni' lelt ciiin
pollod to stute, thut iho voto of iMr Aycrigg ooulil
not ho ('(.niiteii. Tho iipM (iatioti iioing on tho
imino ol Mr Aluxwoll, it wns ilcculed in liko inau
lier uys 1 l(J, uutl ii frotii Now Joioy ; noes 1122, ii
froin N. Jorscv. iso tho llonso ileteriimied iho
voto of iMi M. should unt ho eouuled. Tho
qncstion wns theh tuken on Mt'tsrs liulstoil,
blrutlnn nml lorkc, nml iho tollers rcpnitiug ono
poniobted oloin the nllinnaiivo not uHVcliiig llio
result, tho Chnir uiinouuoed iho decisiou of tho
nipoting to ho thut tho votes of thpso geiitleiuen
should not ho eouiiled. Tho nsseiuhly stibso-
queiuly deeided uuuiiinioiisly, 15d iuo"ihers vo
titiL', thut tho voto of'Mr lii!?erso!l sliou'd uut ho
eounloil nml iiiiuuiuiouslv, 1'IJ iiiouiheis vo
tiii'', ihat tho votes of iho ooiitcstini' ineinbers
froin Now Jorsey shoulil not heeouuled.
1 !ns qito.snou linving heen Ihtis disposed ot, it
wns nL'rood hy ('ouiiuon coiisput tu tnko up tho
rc.'-oltitioii of ,1r Wiso whioh wus iu tho follow
ilij; words :
liosolved, Thnt llio Acliug Clerk of llie Ilotire
shall propeod with tho c.all oftho iiioiuhprs tniui
tho iliH'eroiit ist.itcs of iho Union, iu tho iiiimI Wny,
calliug. llio uaiiip.s of tinoh nii.'iuhers fioin New
jHiHi-y Iih Imlil ilru leyn ui nTid luul couiiuissioiis
Irotu iho L..oculM o of tliui atuto.
On Ihis .lr imj oallod tho proviotis queslion
llio voto on whieh Mood IKiio ,'; i liu Chair
voliug iu tho ufliruiativo iho call wus seoonded,
nnd Iho inain qtipstinu wus ordered hy u vote of
of 1 18 ayrs, 07 n .es.
On tho pat?ugo of tho rcsolution, the yeas nnd
navs woro takeu hy uuivorbul oouseut, und thoro
uppeured, yeas 115; nays 118. So iho resolu-
uon wns not nilopteil.
Mr Kholt thon ollerod u roMilntioi),
Hosolved, Thut tho llonse will prucocd to call
tho iinuies of froiillemon whoc rihts to cuis nro
not ilisputetl or eoniestod ; nml, ullortlio iiuines ol
siip.Ii niouiliors nro oalled, nml lieloiu u Spuiilicr is
eleoteil, tlioy shull, provaleil ilipro lio u qiioiuiii
of siieh prcM.'iit, lln.'ii hour nml ud,udgo upor. tho
peetiotia, roltiius or pinhfipnlious o nll eluiuiums,
(Mr Nnylor nml Mr Ingorsoll excoptod) to the
sents r.untp.-led ou this floor.
Tho dlvisiiin of whioh wns cnlled for nnd the
inn slion laken ou tho first hruueh iu llio words
lolhiwitig, to wil :
'.'ReMilved, Thaitho llonso will prooecd to call
llio iiunnts of rpu'Ioiiioii whoso lighl to oeuts aro
noi dirpiited oi enutcsied."
Aml it wus ili'ciileil iu llio nlnnimlivo without
u divisiou. So llio fii.-t hiuiieh of tho rt'shiliou
wna iigiced to ; und tlio qtiei-tinu recurriug on llio
soiMiud hruiioh thuiool, iu tho words lullon iti;, to
wit:
And nfter tliu miiues of stteh inoinhers nro
enllod, und heforon ''jieukoris rluolccl, thcy bhull,
provnloil thoro lio u qiioruiii, ol Mloli irpeiil, tlien
hour nml mljmlgo ujion tho oloctious, rouuiis, or
MimlitiouiioiiH ol nllol'iiinauis (.Mr JNaylor umi Mr
lugorsoll excepled) to tho souts eontested on this
floor."
Mr SorRcuut uskod llio yons nud ntiys. whioh
woro ontotod, nud, hu'w' tukeu wero yous 13d,
nnyK J)2.
siicli is tlio proeess, hy whioh Iho inoinhers
elect fioui Now Jnrooy huvo hoon defrumlod of
lliolr riglils to tukc puit in tliu oraiuzuliou of tlio
IIoiisp. An uuorguui.pil A&seiuhly, u uioh ol
quusi logislators, huvo iiudertaken to oxohidu froui
llioir bo.ils iiien who huvo tho saiuo right to hold
(hoiu ti Ihoy themselves; nud h.ivu UMirped (ho
oxori'iso of Ituielious whioh holoug miIbIj to tho
jpgully orpuiizcd lloiinu of Kopio'suntnlivoy. It
is iho lluitse whioh is tn docido upon tho quulifi
cutions iuiil roliiriis of its nieinhors. Il is tho lo
gul, ooiibtiiutionul, orgnuiod Jluttsc, whieh isuu
thorisod 1 1 oxohnio im'iuhers ivoin thnir seuts -aml
uo other liihutiul puii logiliiniiloly pnss upon
ihoir rights. With Mr Adunif, wo regurd iliuex
uIuhoii A llio Now Ji isuy Whig iilenino s u gross
viiil.it iun of the cunsiitiiiion, It is k yru.-s outrugd
upon tho holdcrs oftho eoriifleutos. Iiisu tuiul
hlow nt tho scivereignty of an inilopendent Stuio,
Itis uuothor orownuiR iriuuipli ol tho Deinon of
Misrule. Cour. and lluq.
Tiiursdav, Dcc. 12.
New-Jeraey Dlsfranr.hised. Tho decd is dono!
Now Jorsey is dipf'riinohisud 1! Tho destruoiives
und spoil&uien in tho Nniiuual Congrosshuvu nni
lilipd tho voto & ftriick froin thcUnion n f'reoaml
imlenomluut Stute. More ihun nll this, tho smue
hand of disorgaiiiors nml destruoiives huvo ro
fiised to rocord iu llio journuls of iho llonso of
lloift!onttitives, iho inanly I'rotesl of tho rijopted
inoinhers. And nioro Mill; this niitmgo has hiou
couiuiittod without culluig I'uith iho disapprohii
tinp oftho (bilt'nil expculivo, who is hwoiii lo ud
uiiuistor Iho luws withmil p.iriality. Tiio follow
ing istho protust oftho Now Jursoy iiiutribors:
JV. Y. Times.
Mr Uuudolph, of'Nuw JerNty, roso nn 1 nskcd
porinisslou lu ivud a siiiteiiicut Aftor s uno op-
positiou f'oni MrSinith, of.l.iino, ho reud iu hu
liulf of his folluiijgiiMH ihoJ'o.lowiuij l'rotost nguinst
iiio uoiiuu oi iiio noiiv-:
o, ti.n iindoiBignrd, lloproiienlnlivts of iho
Slalo of Now Jori-oy, duly eoiuiiiissioucil ns siicli
in conlbniiiiy with iho luws of snid .stuio, hnviuc
heon in purt excluileil froin nur tnivilegti in this
ineuiing of Iho ineinbersof tho IIolso ofltcpro
sonitiiives, ileoiu it our ditty to plnce beloro ihis
hody nml llio nounlry, our v'iuwb with rospert to
the riL'hls of our Siuto und of oursolves, umi tho
powcrs und dulies of this int'Otilig.
Wo thorolbru iiliiriu iu tliu prosoncuol the liiein
hors of tho Ilo iso of Keiiroeuiutives. horo usseiu
hled, nml of thtwholo Auicricunfpeoplo, tho trtilh
oi ino loiiowiug proiKisitioiis :
1. 1 lial hv tlio Consliliitiun oftho Ilnilpd Statcs
cacli Stulo hua tho jiowor to piescrtbo by aw tho
tltiio, placc, nml innmior of holding olcctions for
Its owu Kuirosoiitnlivcs in Cougress, whieh pow
crincludes tlm right of iircscrihing tlm tluie, ihico,
nud iimnnurjol jseoriittuiug nud iiinkiug kitowu
tho ri'sult to Congress nud tho wnrld.
2. Thut tho iloierinitiiitlnn ol llio Stnto mitluir
ilies uiithotitlcutod iu tho innniior proscrihi:d hy
tho Stulo lnws, is tho only ovidenr.o of tho oleo
tton ofiucnihcrs oftho llonso pf Uopresoniutivcs
wiilch cnu ho rpcoivcd ptlor lo tho orgimizniion of
Iho lloupo; nml is fiuul und pnueliisivo itniil ro
vcisod hy tlio llonso itsolf duly orgnniotl.
3. Thut uo ono who cuiiuol prodltco tho cvi
dniicc ol higoloctinn prrsr.iihcd hy iho luws ol his
Sliitn is riiliilcd to tnkon sont iu llio llonso of
Itoprosontativcs ; und no ono who dues irodiico
siipIi ovidonco enn b oxclmled heforo nn invcsti-
gntioii liy tho llonso, without n gross violation of
llio Unnstitiltiou ol Iho Uiilteii qiuios umi llio
rights oftho Stutos theuisolves.
4. Thnt iho Ilohsoof Koprcsp.nlntivcs cnnnot
ho ponstittitioniilly orgnnizcd, mir uqiioruui form
cd uutil nll iho Statcs of iho Union havo hnd
nn opptiriuuity to npppur hy nll their Kepresontn-'
tivcs, und Ihat n eousiiiutioiinl qiioruiu is not nicre-
ly n uiu,oriiy of tho Itoprosonlniivts elecl, nlhr
Ihourhiirurv cxclilsinu ot olher iiioiuhers ou nny
jirotp.st whntovpr,- hut n innjority ol nll iho iiipiii
iiers f'roiu nll (ho Stutcs ultor cach Stnto hns hnd
nn npporttiuity lo nppeiir hy hcr rcprcscntntivcs,
nml lo cnusiitiiii! n par, ol thnt qiioruiii.
5. Thnt tho hcdy hcro ussouihlod, Imvinz no
judioiiil pnvvcrs, pnssibsing no lu .'tins ol sciidiiifj
lor personsiiiid papers -not icguity nutlioriscd to
oxuiuinu witnessrs, undor oalh, nud oxpressly for
hiildon hy law tn go inlo tho cotideralion of nny
liiisinpss hcforo Iho lloio is orgnnizcd, nud tho
oalh to suppnrt llio Cuustitution udiniuistprcd to
ils iiioiuhers, ennuot oxorcisu tho highost judicinl
fiinciion helonging to tho llonso of Itcprcscntn
lives, Ihat ofroviouiug nnd rovcrsing the dceis
iqii3of iiio Stnto mtthorilics in rolalion to their
own olociions: nml thut its only powcr is to ro
qulro tho lU'isniH npncnring heio us uioniheis to
producij tho orodoutiuls pri'seiibcd liy tho luws of
llioir rP!pc;('tivo nlnlos.
(. Thut iho Stnti'of New Jorsey hnving hv law
pre.-Piihcd iho tiiup, placc, nud uiauuor, of Iiold
iug cleciions ; ani' ul.-o tho timo, pluco nndjniuuner
ol imiking kuowu tho result - nud huviug for thnt
ptirpo-o tclecled tho highcst kiud of ovidcnco
kuowu lo iho Constitiiiou, to tho roiuuiou law, lo
llio pnrliuuieutnry nud to iho luw of uutious n
ronuniEsion undcr In r gront sonl, nml eignod hy
hor oxpi'utivo hns lhu niado known to Con
gress und to llio world thut wo nro hor rcpresouiu
tives in ihc Iwonlv siMh Congross.
'Ihis hody hnvingiu dorogation of tho princi
plos uhovo ufliriiiod lofuscd iu part to rcrognizo
our oroih'iitinls nml thut upon tho nuthorfiy of n
pnpcr, whieh puinnuies froin nn oflicor not ro
coguizcd hy tho laws of New .lcrsey ipgiilalini;
clections, nml thoioforo noi undcr tho suueiiou of
nn ollicial oalh .stnting moioly itiforenccs frnin
thcr iapcrs, tliPinsi lves not ovideiico. hoing cx
parte ulliilaviis lukon without uiiihoiiiy of iho Imv
nud withoul uolioo to ut, nnd provrd hy tho luw
itsell to ho fidso upnii its fliee, eoulil uot ho rc
coived ns proof "I tho facl it nsserlx in nny eouri
i.f record iu tho Union. nm1 nn iuti'Uiioii lioiug
liiuuilcstod to eurry fnrtlier ihisinsult to our Slalo
nnd lo cnusiiinuinto llio outrngp upon hcr rights
hy oxohiiling us, hcr Itoprcspiitutivi'H froui inkiug
purt in llio nrt:iiui.nliou of llio Houso wo iu tho
liniuo of our Slalc nml of oursolvos, und iu hohalf
of our poiuinon rouuiry nml of nll tho other
Stnles, whoso ri hts nro oufiuged in llio violniion
of ours, ilo most soloninly prolet nguinst oery
siioh UMirpution of jiowcr hy this hody nud do
lillerly ilibcluioi its right to ilo nn uot whioh wiil
he ii hohler nud nioro flngrnnt violation ol llio
cou.'tilution ol'lln; Unilcil Stn'es, nud oflho luws
nml rights of iho States thouisclvcs, thun has cver
yct beou nttcuipiod in this eouutry.
Wushingion, Dec. 12ih A. I). 18:)0.
JNO. U. ACKIGG,
CIIAS. C. STRATTON,
JOIIA 1'. 15. .M XVULL,
W. M. IIALSTIOU,
T. JONI3S YOKKIi-
I.
Mr Hyoiioi niado souiii coiiiiucnts upon tho pro
leat, protPMing nguinst its eiitiiiuco upou iho joiir
lini ol tlio Houso. Ilo said thnt tho niciuher who
)nesonled it oiiRht to ho p.xoliiilod fnr his uu.lncity.
Alr 11. proucodcd iu this slruiu, nnd Kreatly oxci
lod. at soinu lcngth. Aftor his rpinnrkH woro cun
olllded, llio previous queslion wns inoved upou
Iho protost oTIMr Handuljh lu liuhnlf of his col
leaRiics, nud seoouiled.
Tho yeas und uays wero deiuuuded upon tho
inain rpipstion, nml ordered.
Tho it i tii ii qncstion wns whcthcr Ihc protcst
shull ho eulored upon tho journnl nnU tho efl'oct
oftho yeas nml uuys did, whal llio Adiuiuistrutiou
iiieuihers wishod to proveut, tho iiieortion oflho
l'rotost.
Tlm voto hy yens nml iinya wcrc ns follows :
Ayisll-l. Nocsll7.
Alr Drnmgoolo hrought fnrwnrd n rcsolution
tlmt n soleet eonuuitloo of ineinbers ho nppoinled,
viva vocr, lo iiiquiro into ihc rigln oftho New Jcr
sey nieinhers to hold their sents upou tlio floor of
tho llous''.
Aftor soino rcinnrU upon tho poiut of order, n
voto wns tnkon upon Mr Orouigolo's rcsolution ,
tho I'rovious QuiMiinii linving hocn inoved. Tho
vote wus, nyps IQ2, noes 84.
A niotiou wus thon inniio hy iMr Cinhh, of Ala
haiiin, Ihat tho Houso do rcconsidcr tho voto adopt
ing iho rcsolution this dny inoved hy Alr Drotn
goolo. UNITED STATliS SKNATK.
Tho Soiinio wero not long iu sesiou ihis inorn
inir, slill wniliug the netiun of tho llnuso.
Thoro wns an F.xceulive sossinn, und n resolu
tion iutroduoed hy Alr Liun, rt'f'crring to lown.
FntiMY, Dec. 12.
Afloruitieh debalo, tho following diroot alTirinu
tivu prnposition wns, liy coniinon consonl, intro
duced hy Mr Wiso :
Hosolved, Thut Iho creilcntinls of iho follow
ing inoinhers, John H. Ayorigg, John I'. H. Alnx
wtdl, Win. Ilulsled, Chtis. L. Strallou, und Thos.
Joncs Yorko, nro suHieient to entitlu thoin to tako
their i-euls iu tlio llonse, loaviug tho question ol
conti'siod oloclion to be nllerwuids deeided hy iho
IIoiim;.
Tho previous quostion hoing 'i.dlsd, nnd n ctill
oftho Houso or.lered - tho voto stood 117 to 117.
Alr lluwes of Kcntucky, (Whig) thoiigh iu
Wushinyton, wus too ill lo bp prosciit nud Alr
Keuipshnll ol New York, (Whic) is yot iibsont. If
pitherol iIipso epnilenieii eould huvo heen nriwut.
New Jersoy wonld slill ho ropreseiitcd on tho floor
ol llio ilouso ol llopreKcntutivcs. As it is, slio
is liiorully slVuek ont oftho Union.
Suturuay, Dcc. 14, 1839.
Tho hiisincss lioforo tho Ilon.-o this inurning
wns iho oh'Piion of SpenUir, nccording io iho
provisions of iho rosolutiou oll'ercd liy Alr Suiith,
of Alniup.
iMr Whiio of Kontui'ky, ilion ofTered n rosoln
lion, doclnring ihut tho regulnr ineuihers frnin
New Jersoy wprooutilled to llio sents, lo voto up
on tho nrgunizntiou of tho llonse, uutil cxoludcd
hy n tiiajurity ol iiticoulestcil ineiuhers.
Mr Droingnolo of Virginiu, Ihou inoved to lay
tho resoluiion nfl'eicd hy Alr White ou tlio tuhle,
yons 1 19, nuys 1 15,
Alr I'rollii'of Indiami, faid tho Ilouso hnd de
eided to clect n Sp.mKcr, hut it hnd uot decided iu
whnt iiiauner tn l'o into ihat elcclion. Ilo iheu
nfl'ered u resollltion, deluriui; ihat tho Stnto uf
New Joifey is hy iho Consiiiiiiion ur.litlod to six
votes ou iiio floor oflho. Ilouso, nud thut uuy rule
or oriluiimco 'Voicli ilppnved her of thoso voim,
woulil lio iiuroustiiuiiounl. Nn nciion of the
Ilouso wns tnken upon ihis resoluiion.
Alr liai nard of Now York, iheu oll'ercd nno'ther
resoluiion oi Kiuiilar uuporl.
DuriiiL' iho hnttoyl ot lliu dehnte. whcn tho Lo
co Fopos wcrc doing ihoir uituost io pipvent tho
ciiiiMiieriiiion iu uuy roioiuuon ou ino now Jcr
sny cmp, Alr Wiso, of Vn., roso. umi holdiim botl
htinds high uhovo hid hcad, suid ho thunkcd Cnd
Ihut ho hnd livoil to sco t;io ilay that tho Ailiiiiu
isirniion woro ohlijpd to jockoy for tho rnco 1
Alr Alfonl of'Ooorgin, in itniiation oftho iiosi-
uon itsNiinieii uy :ir v iso ycsieniuy, llien roso,
nml nsked genilemen, in tho iinino of ihoir coni
immcouiitry, to wnivoull tlioir mtoions, umi ques.
tioiiHof ordor, qiiiI o coino nt onco lo tho niifin.
Ishi'd order of tho dny, tlm elep.iion of Speukor.
This propnsiitou wus unntiiinously ncrocd lo.
Alessrs Keim, llriggs, Kuiuhlo nnd Crockeit,
wuro nppoiulod tollers. to count tho votes. nud
tlio IJouso tustainod o tuotlon to proccoij to tho
olcolioo vira vor. e, hy cnllinc tho roll lu tho tisitnl
-II.' i?... S .1 P J .
wny, omuungjiKc nj ine voivs nj jtw Jtrsey.
Whou llio nuiiiu ol Mr Adanis wns culleil, he
ropliod, Ihut rcserving to h'unoll tho ) ilit to do
clnro liiis oleutiou iiiipousiitulinnnl und illcKnl,
ho unvc his voto for John Holl (Cricsof "irood 1"
"right l") MrWisosatd, innkiug tho sniuo pro-
teM Ihut unii tit'pii inniio liy tlio Chnir, lio n'so
guvo his voto for Mr llell. Aftcr nl! llio nutnes
hail Iipoii Pnlled, Mr llnisted, ono of iho rojoeled
inombprs iroin lNow Jersoy, roso umi snul ho vo
tcd furJohn llell, nml doinnudod lo huvo his
nnmo cnlled. (CriPHof'ordpi! ordci!" "uo 1 no!")
The lollors linving countcil llio votes, wero
nhout lo hnnd tho rcturus io iho Clerk, wheu Mr
Wiso roso nud nskcil whcthcr llio halloia iiipludrd
iho tiunios oftho New Jersoy inoinhers. Tho tol
lers siguifiod thoy did uot. Mr W iio thcn nskcd
tho Chnir lo pttt tho queslion tolho llonto whcth
ci ihuso tn'ii t-hoiild or should not ho nllowcd lu
voto. (Louil erics of ''ordor !'') This wns no
quostion of order, oxoluinieil Mr Wiso; it wns n
soIpuiii qtipstion of right, nnd liu tlcinumled to ho
henrd. Ilo wouhl in'nko uo motioii, hut ho nskcd
tho Chnir lo loporl tho fnct to tho llonso, whcu
hu dcp.luipil tho votcs, whothur iho Now .lcisoy
itieinheis wero iuoludcd nr uot. Mr Adnnisnc
cordingly nntcd to tho Ilouso, nller ileclnring tho
volcs, ihat tivo luuiuhers frnin iho Stnto of New
Joiscy hnd prcsented iIipuiscIvcs ,it tho Imr oftho
IIiiiim!, nud dcui.'itidcd tn voto, nnd hnd not beeli
rceoivod.
Tho volcs upon iho 0 nltcnipis lo elcet n Spcu-
Kcr, stooii us ioiioivb :
1st.
2d.
113
!)!)
11
3d.
110
1
103
7
4th.
101
2
77
8
14
21)
0
3
5th.
81
23
4
(i
40
C8
4
10
Gth
3!)
21
1
4
79
(13
11
10
John W. .lones, 113
John llell, 102
Win. C. Dawton, 11
F. W. I'ickens, 5
Dixon II. Lewis, 3 3 G
II. A .T. lliiuior, 0 0 5
l.ovi Linrolu, 0 0 0
Scatteriug, 1 1 2
Tliu wholo utunbcr ol votos iiccessnry
choii'o wns 118, nud tlms uo elcclion touk
nml tho llou-o mljouriiod to iMondny.
to n
placc,
MR. CLAY.
Tho following is u copy of tho l.citor froni Alr
Chvi, reud in iho llnrrishurg Couvontioii :
Asiila.nii, Nov. 20, 1339.
Genti.eme.v: Tho iisis ot'my nuino in oounexion
wiih iho odicu of I'resideut of tho Uuitcd Slnlcs,
Itiiu'lies tho inotivc, ns 1 trust it will form tho
npology, for this noto. I nddress it lo you, ho
eiuiso our common rosideuco in tho smno Stulo
uppours lo ino lo render you tho most uppiupriulc
repoaitory nud organ of whal wish now tn say.
Tho Couvontioii nt llnrrishurg lo dcsignuto cnu.
didntos of tho Oppositiou lo llio pri.'Sont Fodornl
Ailtuiuistrution, for olliocs of l'lpsidont und Vice
l'ieident of iho Uuiled Slates, hns heon recom
ineuded, nud Iho proprioiy of it hns heen goner
ullv concurred iu hy nll who ngice as to tho uo
cessity ol u cliaugo in iho Gcuorul Adniiiiistiution.
It nppcnrod lo ino to ho llio boct, if not tlio only
pruelicnhlo inethod of reeoiiciliug i.ud tiiiitiug
ihosc who, boiucidiiig in llio gcuorul prineiplo,
entertained difll'r ;ut iow. us lolhe most siiituhlo
cuudidntes for ihuso higli olliccs, nud I havo nc
cording hy frcqueully cxprcssed, nml now rcpcut
tho cxprcs?ion ol iny eonviciiou of ihu oxpedieu
p.y of uu oulirouud eordiul npipiiescoueo iu iho iec
cominendations ol tho (onvoutiou.
lu the inean tinic, uppon's direc.lly und iudircct
ly hnvo lioeu mudo lo ino hy n highly respppluhlo
Couvoiitiou holilcu iu I'eutis) Ivaniu, nml hy pri
vnto iudividuals, to decliuc gitiug iny con
sent tu the uso of my mitno, upou tho roiind that
a ilislinguinhed eitizen of llio Slnlo of Ohio is tlio
lirsl choice ol tho Oppoit.ouin I'cutisylvnnia,
und iu tho opinion of tlmt Couveution wonld ho
nioro li';ely lo coucilintc goucrul support tlian 1
should. 1 havo heen ulso uddiPsspd hy vtirious
respeelnhlc and iuiolligeut citizens of Nuw-Yiuk,
dircetly nml imlireclly, rccoiiimeudiug ino to de
cliuc llio contesl iu behnll of unother eininent eit
izen, who hns heen (listinguished iu hoth tliu inil
ilnry nud eivil servicu ol llio Uniled Stutcs.
Whrist I mK heen thus ur.'cntly hut rc'spccl
fully nppniached, iiuinerous privatu citizens nml
puhlic iiipeliugsuml poiivculious iu vnrious paris
oftho Uuiled Slates fouo of theso coti oulious,
iudecd, iu I'l'iiusylvuuiu iltelf) huvo duuu mo tho
houor lo exprcss their coufldciico iu ino, nud tu
intiuinto their wihes thut I iniuht ho tho cnmli
djito oftho Oppositiou for tho odico of Chief Aiu
gistrnto. It is peilcctly ninnifest thut I cnnnot cnniply
with nll thcsc couflictiiigopiiiiousuml wisho, nor,
1 npprehoud, with uuy ono of theui, without diso
hligiug llio olhers.
Undcr theso cnihnrrnssuiL' cirpuiustuuccs, 1
huvo ihought it tuosl ndvisahlo lo le.ivo lo tho
Cuiivi ntiuTi nt llnrrishurg tho freo solootion of
cnudid .les, us hoing iho usbcnibly to whieh, hy
coiiiiuon consonl, thut imporlnnl duly has heen
ref'errod. Ropri.-seutiiiL', us il prohablv will. nll
pnrls oflho Uuiled Stutcs, hiiugiug tugeihe: tlio
I'ooliiiKs nud viewa uf nll, and coinnariui nml
welghiug the lucnl iiiforimitiou whieh it will dc-
rivo Iroui cveiy porliou, it will he inojt conipc
tent lo iniiko ii iiouiinatiuii ncroplahlo tu iho Riout
luujority of its cuiislituonls. That it will bo I'aiih
ful lo tliu high trust eonliiled lo its judgiuout nml
pat'iotisui, cutiuot bo (luubteil ; nml liuvmg u lull
viow of iho wholo "louml, ii wid ho nioro likcly
lu innkuu solei'liuu ugiccublo lo tho grcnt hody of
tho Opiosit.on thnn nny soparalo couvontioii eould
do, hoAovcr eulighioiipd nnd putriotic it inuy ho.
II Iho renusylvunm Conveutiou, lu whieh I huvo
jilst nlluded, ho right iu supposiuL' Ihut tho dialin-
Riiisheil ciltzou whoiii it prelcrs woulil liu moio
likely to ho siicccsslul llinii uuy other, ho ought
lo ho noiuiuntod, umi iiiidouhtcdly, for tlmt reasuu,
will ho iiotuiuuti il hy tho llnrrishurg Couveu
tion, should it entciliiin tliosnnio opinion.
Wiih ii just und prnper scnso of tho IiirIi honor
of buing volontarily cnlled to tho ollice of I'rcsident
of llio Uuiled Slates hy u grcat, freo, iiud ouliulit
eued I'eople, und profoumlly (.lalel'ul to thos'o of
my f'ellow-uilizona w ho mo (losirous lo sco tuu
pluced in ihat exulted und respousihlo sintion, I
inust, nevorihclcss, &ny, in eutiro tru'h nml sincer
iiy, ihat il tho Coineu'.ion shull lcnd theui to llio
choieo ol iiuoihrr ns llie canunlule of tlio Opposi
ti ui, fnr froui fouliugntiy discoiitonl, tho liuiuiuu
liou will huvo my bcst wishcs, nml reccive iny
cordinl supinrt.
And, geiitlcuicn, I hopo tlmt you, iny fricmls
nnd iicihbois. will cxcuso tho iiboriy 1 tako in
oxprcesiug to you my nuxious des'uo Ihut, disear
ditigidl mtachnient or pnrtiality to uie. nud gui
ded s.ilely py tho niolivo of rescuiug our coiintry
frooi Iho duiigcrs whioh now oupoiupass it, you
'will liuin'dy ouitoin llio solcclioii ol tlmt eitizen,
ullhough il I'huuhl not ho uie, who iuay nppcar tu
ho inosi likcly, by his elcction, lo hring uhntit n
salulnry chango iu tho iidiuiuislration uf iho Gen
eral Goveriuueut n chango wiihout whieh wo
shall bo iiioekcd by thu forius, und stiipl of tho
suhsiuniiul hcucfiiu ol'lieo iusiittiiions.
Froin tho leuor ol'lhis noto, I scnirely need ob
scrvo that you nro nt pcrfeci lihcriy lo ninko such
use of itus in your discrotion inay veem proper.
I uiii, with high rcspoci, your frieinl,
IIENRY CLAY.
To Govcrnnr Thonins Mctcuifo, Gon. Loslio
Coinhcs, mid the alher DdegaUs fr. m Ktntucky lo
the llarrisburg Convenlion
TIII'' JUIIILKH DINNUR IN DISTROIT.
Tlm fcsiivul ju honor ol'iho WliiR iriuuiph in
Now Yuik nnd Miehigun, pissod off ou thu 25th
ult., suys llio Deiro'u Adveitiser, "with greut
glce."
Wo hnvo only room for n fow oftho mnny o.
cellout toasls drnlik ou tho oceiisiou.
Hy n Guost, Gon. Ilanison Ilo ttp'd the cance
oftyrnuny, und guvo llio Lyon's Ncck ijoilli
Ihnd.
Ily N. W. Uronks. Gen. Win. Ilenry Ilnrri
mui Tho farinor of Noilh llcnd, tho heio of
Tippecuuoo nml llio Thames, his hiatory is tho
lii-inry oflho grcnt west. Ju tho pohticn! cnm
puigu of 1840 inny ho ho our Wcllingtoti ui Wn
terloo. Hy II. II. Lo Hoy. Tho Lorofncoa of Michi-gnn-
Rowcd up loiho licnil wntere of ivilt Iliver,
inuy Ihey hoihero ns diligouily cmployeil in hnh
hiug for cols, ns they havo heen hero iu lUhing for
iho pcuplo's iuonoy.
Jly J. Fnriuer, iMichignn liko tlio proiligul son
hns hecomo sulisfled wiih buske, discovpred hor
folly, relurned tn iho prmciplos uf her Fmhors,
and will ln diio tinic, hy jirmlciKe nml wisdoui,
recover hcr original inhoniunoe ; 1 H us tiiurofbru
kiU iho futtctl calf und uiuke luorty.
WATCHJMAN & STATR JOUltNAL
MONDAY, DKC. 23, 1831).
WKJIOCRATIC WHIG TIOKET.
KOH l'RKSIDEHT,
WM. IIENRY HARUISON.
or oinn.
ron, VICE PRESIDKNT,
JOHN TYLER,
or vinui.MA.
THU NOMINATION.
Anuoxcil is tho voto ou thu iioiniiKitioii of I'rcs
ident :
Iut Hai.lot For Ilenry Clay.
Uhodi! Islniid, . . k . . 4
IMuwurc, 3
Aliirylnnd 10
Virginin, 23
North Cnroliua, .... 15
Alihntiin, . . .... 7
Louiiiuuii, 5
Alississippi 4
ICpiitucky, . . . . . . 15
Alissouri, 4
Idiuois, 5
Connecticut, i 8
H 103
42
. 7
8
For Winfield Scoil.
Now York,
Vermont
New Jcrscy,
07
For Jfilliam Ilemy Ilarrison.
Alninc, 10
Alnssnchu'sellp. 14
New llnmpshirc, .... 7
Alichigim 3
I'ouusylvunin, ... . 3 )
Ohio, ... r ... 21
Imliuna, 9
91
The BPcond bqllot was the snme. On tho ihird
hallot, Connecticut nnd Alichigan clinngeif their
volcs lo Gen. Scoir, uiakiug his voto G8 Ilnrri
son's 91 Clny's 95. Tno fourth hallot wns tho
siiiiio. On iho fifth hallot, Now York, Illinnis,
Vermont nud AlichiRau gavo their votcs io Gen.
I lurrison, wliicli niado his ngregnlo voto 148, bu
ing u uiajurily of nll iho Uloctoral votes iu thu
Union. Connecticut nnd Now Jersoy guvo ihoir
voto lo Gen. Seoit. The othcrs, 90 iu uuiuhor,
wero for Alr. Clay.
The nninina'ion wns tho result ofconcession on
llie lifth hallot; hy conccscion nnd couiproiiii.su
it was iinan'unously nud hearlily susmined hy the
convenlion ; nnd iu tho samo patriotio spirit, it
has hcpii outhuuiasticnlly rcocived in cvery part
of tho Union. Tho voieo oflhe Whig press is tin
iversally sirong for tho uoniiuatiou, aml confldont
ol success; and thu voieo oflho I'coplo is cnm.
ing upnii the wings of cvery wind North nud
South, liast aml West fro-n Whigs und Conser-vntives-
froin Clny men, Webstcr nven, nnd Seott
inen nll, nll dplcrnihicd, in tho liniuo of ll.vaiu
hON, to icciio tho Cupitol nnd the Governnient
fioin tho hamls of llio spoilers, aml givo penco und
prospority lo this long trouhlcd himl. Our col
iiiuns coutuiii iiiitch, hut yot not u tithe of the
spirit cvery wiiore iminifestud. Froin iho Crudlo
of Liherty to tho Cupitol, thu nppluudim; nnd tho
cheering voieo hns nlreudy heen Iieanl iu puhlic
tucpiings nt Wiiliingiou, liostou, Now York,
I'hiludelphin, New Jiedfurd, I'oughkecpio ; stnto
conventions nro cnlled iu Connecticut nnd New
Jorsoy ; nml ere long tho great West will ,'pour
over thu lund one gencrnl hurst of joy nt this re
sult. Let Vermont witncss this suhlinio spectaelo--this
rcndy saerifiec of cvery porsonnl fecling on
the altarcf patiiotisni ; nnd rejoice, ayc, and iini
inte tho clorious oxnmplc. Let our opjionents bo
hold in the chuerful proof ucquiescenco of nll in ihis
result, iho highust ihut the Whigs of thu Union
nro not merc fuotinnists, coniending for nien ; thnt
ihcy are I'ulriois pontending for whnt Ihey dceply
fuel to bo tho snlvatiou of tho coiintry.
Wo cnnnot und will not control our joy nt iho
oeciirrences ol'iho past tcn dnys. Tho pcoplo of
Vermont, by 7000 innjority, duelnred for llnrrison
in '30, &sho inust, slio will rcpcut tho dcclurution
with iipclaination in 1840; tho coiintry is. doclnr
ing for H AiuiisoM nnd ho must, he wir.t, tri
umfii. COThe locos hnvo struek New Jersoy froin ihc
Union in defianoo of iho coustitiiiiou &lnwsof
iho lund inidefianco of llicvill oflhe pecplens ex
prt'Bsud at tho last o'cction nnd in defiiuice of the
fiict thut r pnt anujority of Congress, exchisivo of
iho New Jersoy tncmbors, is ngninst this dccision !
Let tho render notieu, llmt on tho fuinl vote, thcro
wns u i, nml ihut two Whigs wero iihsent, ono by
reason of his own sickncss, nnd tho other on nc
couut of thodculh of his wifo.
.Xetcs of the tccek: On iho 14tlinml 15th thcro
was u trcnicmlous storui ou (ho Alnssachusetts
cnast forty or fifly vcssols lost, nnd fifty livcs.
Tho inuuor dllliculties nro nt nn cnd ; llio teiinuts
snhniil to legal uuthority. Thcro has becu ti great
fire iu Now Yoik, nud property (leEtroyed lo the
niuouut of hnlf n inillinn ofdollnrs. Congress is
noi orgnui7.nd.
K3"Wo sco ihnt tln locos nro publisliing tho
voIcb nt llio Nov Jorsey Cougressionul clpclion ;
hui ihey nro cni cful not lo dediict tho frntiihileut
voies, ns requh'.'d hy the luws of Nuw Jcrsuy ;
nnd ihey nro nlso cnreful to conccul ihu fnct, ihnt
tho will of thu pooplo of Now Jersoy has heen
suhsequently nud iineipiivociilly oxpicsseil. Whnt
fnirucBs! whnt honci'y! and wiihnl, wlint sort of
rcspect for tho will of tho pooplo, docs this show.
Lucofoco authnrily. Wo qilole tho casoof Gof.
IIowcs of Gl istcnbury, lust fall. Ilo hrought n
ccrlifleuio of olcciiou, aml tho very imin who
bigucil It pioveil, by his own nllidnvil, thnt he wns
not iho legal cerlifying ollieer, nml tho ccrtilicato
itsolf sliowcd ihut ono muno hmi heen crascd nml
nnother inserled, Whnt Biiid tho l'nlriot cliquo ?
VV'by, Secrutnry Knnpp hail no htisinpss to go bo
himl thu rcttiru ; ho hnd no right to inquiro ovcti
whuther tho ccrtifieiilo wns n forgeryj he inust
swnllowjilinugh llio inan who signed It.ilispro
ved his oVyji liglit so to ilo ; nud Lyuch luw wus
ihrcuieiieii jn thisrnso lo euforco their dciunuds.
Hehold tho cfl'ect of n little timo umi n little paily
interesti thu l'niriot noiv juslified tho oxclusioii of
fivo certiflcnios froni Now Jersoy, whicli nro per
f'ocily in ner.nrilanco wiih the ronstiiiiiioii nnd ihc
l.tws, und wiihnl Imckoil up hy n full und aubjo
(picnl oxpressiun of iho will of tho peoplu, Oli !
tli' U most consistont, most diaintcicetcU Patriotl
The IVaUhman snys thnt thtrt is not a prtttnce
if fraud iu iho elcclion in tho ihird Congrcsslonnl
Oistrict in I'oiiusylvnnl i, whicli is conteeied ho
.ween Alcfsrs. Injjersoll nml Nuvlnr. Now wo
ny thnt, of nll Iho clections wo' over kuew or
leiii'd of, thiH is tho most iudolihly' Klampeil with
'raud, bribtry and corruption. Whyftlio cnso is ns
.iluck us Jirebus, umi this wo shall show nl u prop
"r litnc, whcn tho cotitnst coines on in the Ilouso.
Aml yot tho Wntchiuan of Inst wook tclls ils
reuders thnt Ihcio is uo prelenee of fraud iu tho
ousu! Shiunc! whcro isihyhhish? I'atriol.
So suys iho Vermont Puiriot ; nml is uot thnt a
moilol of truih, nnd iimdorniion, nml purily? Wo
don't dciiy it not we ; but, in n hody of inen
whiuh inuy, prohahly, snon hocoino tho Houso of
RopresoiitutWcs of tho Unitod States, tho follow
ing proceeilings hnvo heon hail
Toesdav, Dec. 9, 183!).
Alr Suiilli of Alnino, inqtiired of tlio Chair
whoihor it wih uot umlerslmid ihat if nny uieiu
her whoso sonl was disiuted should pnss hctwepn
Ihc lollois, tho queslion ofhis riglit tu votoshouhl
ho doterinineil hy llio Ilouso ? A gcnllcinan I'rom
I'onnsylviiniu (Mr Nnylor,) hnd votod, wluNt n
nolhergenlleimiu wns hcro to coulcst his sent
thoro hcing ilouhlo rcturus.
Alr WNo inoved thut Alr Nnylnr hns riglit to
vole, nud iloiunnded tho previous question tlierc
on. Alr Nnylnr (holding up his crcdentinls) robontid
saiil, I cIihIIpuu'u the ri(jht of ihis Houso to pnss
upon my riglit hcre, nml I nsk nny nieinhorto pro
iluco the orodcntiiili by ineans of wliicli hoclnimn
to pns upon ii. You (luruing to Alr Siniih) im
pi.".ch iny riglit I iinpench youi-a 1 chullengo
your riglit m ho hero.
Loud crieB of "Gooil good-hrnvn.''
MrSinith. Inslead ol replylng to him, I lurn
him ovor to his enllenguc (Alr lngcrsoll,) who hns
credouiiuls nsgood ns liitnself.
Mr Nnylor. I nni hero hy llio Voice of the
Peoplu, nnd nnder tho uuthority of the Inw.
Cries froui nll paris of tho Ilull " And I und
''I
Mr S'tnith. So is nnolher gcnllcinan froni your
districl.
Mr Nnylor. I deny it-I dony it.
Tho confiision und disorder whieh here per
vndcd the llonse (inclmling tho gnl!erics) cnn
sciirculy ho conceived hy thoso not present nt the
timc
Wednesday, Dcc. 10, 1839
Chnirmnn. It is now f r tho meoting to delcr
iiiiuo whelhor tlie voto of Alr. Nuylor shull ho
countcil.
Mr. Diincnt) cnlled for tho reading of tho 2Cth
rulo nf order; whieh wns rcnd ns follows:
" Nn inoinher shull voto on nny question in tho
evont of whieh ho is inmiedintoly nnd particulur
ly iutcresied, or iu nny cnso whcro lio was not
present when llio question wus pnt."
Tellorswero iloiunnded; nnd Alr. Thomns of
.Mnryland, nnd Filhnore of New York, wero nii
iointcd Alr. Thomns of Aluryland, ciilled for tho read
ing of Alr Rrigg's rosolutiou, nud wns nhout ture
inurk upou it, whcn ho wus cnlled to order ; nnd
iho llonse prooeedod tn divide, nnd Iho mllers re
poried tho nyos lo ho 1 19, the noes 1 12, und thnt
tlie contcsiod volcs wouM not cIiuiirq tho qucs
tinn. So tlio llonse decided thut AlrNnylor'a voto
bhnulil lin counted.
Mr Underwood nskod thnt n question ho takcn
on tho voto of Mr Ingeisoll.
Alr Wiso. Thon I tnako tho question on tho
voto of Alr Ingorsoll, und I nsk tho previous ques
tion. Aml the cnll for the previous queslion Imving
heen socn'ided
Tho inuiu qupstinn wns ordered to be tnken.
t Sovernl voices dcniumling whnt tho nmin ques
tion wus ?
Tho Chnir said it wns, Whcllicr the voto of Alr
IngersoU should ho counted.
Alr llriggs iuquircd whcther it wns a fact that
Mr lngcrsoll hnd votcd on tho question rofurrcd
lo?
Sevcrnl vniccs rcplicd, Certainly.nnt.
.Mr Wisu snid tlmt llio nuino of Alr lngcrsoll
wns reeord-;d ns linving voted ihis nioining ou the
uppenl froin llio dcci-ion oflhe Chnir.
Sevcrnl voipes. " Yi;s, yes."
Alr Wise snid Alr Ingorsoll ndmitied thntho hnd
voted.
Alr lugersnll wns understnod to exprcss his wil
lini.'iies'i io wiilulruw his volr, nml proceuded to
uddross tho Chair.
Wlien he wus cnlled tn order. nnd hisvnico wns
lost in cries of " No, no. Sit down. Il'ho wuiua
to ninko n speech, let him go into the Rotiindo."
Aml iho question Imving beeh tuken, there np
pcurcd in tho ufliriuuiive 0, in tlie ueative 158.
So iho Houso decided tlmt tlie voto of Alr In
gersoU should not ho counted.
It fieeins, thon, thnt so rlenr is iho right of Nny
lor lo n sent, thnt evon tho prcsont unscrupiilous
nud dnring Ilouso ot Rnprcsoniniivcsdnro noi do
ny histitlc; ycn, nnd thnt so utterly despernto is
tho " pretenco" o'f llio Tory Ingorsoll, thut he is
driven froin the Zjoiiso in disgrnco. Whnt shnll
we s.iy of ihu mnn who intriides upon the Houso
in ilefmncc, hoth of tho voieo of tho pcoplo nnd
of iho lnws of tho lmpl. ; nnd whnt should wesny
of iho puper, whioh wonld benr him out in this
ontinRc? Oh, shnino 1 bIiuiiio ! where is Ihy
hlush ?"
Tho serios of weekly Leciures, wliicli has heen
in conlcmplatioii for sonio timo pnst, opcucd Inst
Wednesday evcning in tlio Acndeiny llnll, with
nn iniroduetory lec'.ure by Chnrlcs Rocd, Esq.
The lecturer cointnenced with nn npt sntiricnl
nllusion to tlioderogntory notico to whieh Iho Rev.
Dr. Dwight, in his "TrnveUin New Knglnnd"
wns plcnsed to tnke of our meiropolis ; und very
hnppily referrcd us tu ils present flourisliing pon
ilitiou, ils ihriving nml intelligent coiiunuuily, nml
ils stalely cnpitol, ns cvidonco ihat tho Doctor's
"projihctic mnnile inust hnvo hung hut looscly
on him," wlien ho utiered his short-siglitcd pre
diclinn of ils ftiture iusigniflcnneo.
Afler sonio just rcflections upon iho present
pnpulur rngo for novuliy nnd dovotion to itinernut
lccturc-iuougcrs, nnd tho ncctssiiy of relying
more upon tho litcrary rcsourccs cxisiing in our
own coinmuiiity, hucutcrcd, by nncnsy truns'uion,
into a short hut nhle critieisin of tlie Into Novel,
"Tho Green Alountnin Hoys," by one of our own
citizens, D. 1. Thompsnn, Usq. n critieisin quilo
flaticring to tho iiuihor, aml certninly very sntls
f'uclory to his niinicioiis nud rcspeclahlo nudiencc.
Il is belioved, fioin llio prespcroiis heginning,
llmt iho serics will provu intercsting, profituble
nml populur.
Clny's Iriemls held out to the Insl, dcclining nll
cninproiiiibo. Wo slinll snon sco whnt hnrinouy
e.ists iu iho universnl fcdernl pnrly. VI. Patriot.
The I'ntriot evidenily cnnnot npiirecinlo the
high, tho honornblo nml llio patriotic. f'eeliug uhich
overy whcro potvndes tho Whigs ; n fecling uhich
overy where domnnda llio micccss of principles
not inen." W refer tho render lo tho " Voieo
of tho Whig Press," on our first pago, with tho
siinplo romnrk thnt ncnrly nll tho cxtrncts nro froni
pnpers pnrtinl to Alr, Clny or Gon. Scott.
Jtevistd Stalules. Wo wouhl snv fbr llio inf ir
mniioii of llio Chroniclo nml other printcrs, ihnt
nll ihu Rcvised Sintuies, direcled lo bo piihlishcd
iu llie nowsnnpci , hnvo heen prlnlcd in the Wutch
iiiuii. Tho Secreiary iiiforins us ihnt tho dusignn
tion of chnp. 107 nud part of 111, iu hts first no
tico, wus uu inudvorteiiee.
THE SECOND LECTUUE,
At tho Acndeiny llnll, will bo given on Wudncs
dny oveniiig next, nt hnlf pnst aix o'clock, by Cai,
vin Pease, A. Al. Suhjecl Imag try in Uisccuric.
GEO. U. NANSEK, for Coitimittoe.

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