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Coasiiiution in tbat State. It the year -..tbc
colonies havins succcssfullr resisted the auinor
itv oflhe Brilisli crown. and n dissolution o i rjav-
.rnm.nl hoInrr lol.n' td ConCrCSS 3UVISCU
hc Colonies toadopl for 'l'eraselves. rpecnveiy
iUch a fortn of governraei.t as should be?t con.
their wn Inppiocssand safety. In P"
of thii iecommendati:.n. mot or tbe -iioceeded
to forra Constitulions. tlie fi'si
omei pioceeueu w iuhu J - - - .
wiitten Constitulions ;thrit were ever lorme
Tfnw it nnnlil be no morc rntional to concIuae
tlnt iliese first JtiventeJ pilitical machines were
rfeet ai not lo beruicep'ible of improvernent,
than it would be to conclude that the machtnes
first invenied and Crt constructed by Hargrave
end Arkwripjhi, for spmnini wool and rotton
were to pcrlect that thev could nol be irnproved,
Accordwglv ve find that theeCnnslilutions were
crude nroduciions nnd vr rv illv adanted to insurc
n wholesome and benrficial administratinn of
covcrnmcnt; andexnerionce soondemonstrated
ihat ftlie Consti'u-ion of Pennsylvania was tnc
rnost impenect of them
And unfoitm.ately, nnly twoyears afterward?,
in the year 1773, belorc tne ueiccis.u uio uuuan
tuitr.n iif P-nnsvK-iui;j were esperienced, we
ndoptc.1 the same Constitution. with n other al
teration than the r'asurcof the word Pennsylva
nia and insertinc Vermont.
Ir. Pennsvlrania. they soon dtscorered that
their Constitution wns'defrctive andftltlhene
cessity of nmending it. And at thc end of the
first sentenarr the Council of Censors proposed
nmcndrnents to the Constitiition and called n
Convention to take them into consideration.and
adopl or reject them, igrceably to the pmvision
oi thc Constitulrin.
SThe Convr nlinn mei and ahhough deeply scn
t-ihlpnf ihe nrcessitv of amendiuc the Con3liln
lion, yct they could not agree to a'lopt the araend
ment nronosed. and of coursr. as they ihen sup-
posed, they were compel.ed tolive under their
defective Constitutioii another septenary. At the
end of that septenary, the Cou'icil again prnposed
nmecdinenH to the Consti'.ution and called a
rnnriTiiIon. The convention met. and a larsre
majoriiy wcte impressed ivith the nccessity of
nrneiidinj llie Uonslilu:i m, yei iiiey couiu noi
igrce to theamen Iments proposed, and could not
alici them, themselves, nor could tliey make any
cnmnmmiw with the Council of Censors, for
their vcar hail cxpircd and they were nnt in e.xis
tLM.rr' There is a siranffe sneciarle a free sove
rpf-n rrnnlf. havinr at all times "he rulitto alter.
refiirrn, or abolish thrir government, as they hall
think nroner. res rxted in the exercise uf that
richt. bva provision in their Constitulii.n.adopt
ed fourteen years belore. That th rtcenperson
having no rnore claim to bc the reprecentatives
ol the neoiile, than tne Uivernor nad, slnmlU ue
cide what amendiMcms to ii;c Constimtinn the
pcople shculd bc permJttcd to make, and in what
lorra, for the convenlion coulu oniy auopi inem
-withuut alleialion, or rejrc them. 1 have oiten
lieard it snid that it is ncccssnry to protect the
pcopli" asainst tlicir own tvorst enemy, thrm-
seivcs, bnt as ir was said bv political brawhrs,
I paid si) lillle atlention to it.tliatl ncver enquired
liow they c ilculated tn give the people lhis pro
lectinn. nor did 1 attempt lo ascc tain how il
could he jiMvided but it is nw obvious that the
nenr.le can be proiected oeTinsl tbcmselves, by
resiriciing t cra in thc cxercjse of ihe right of
self-n-ovemmcnt nnd Ihat they can t-ni'iy tlns
pmicction Lv bi other means, and we haveseen
ihal the l'oiislilut:on lias in this way urovided
for the people tl.e most ample prolect on, by pla-
cin the Uunren senuneis ai meir posi3.
The failure in this serond aitempt to anicnd
the CniHti'ution, through a Council of Cenrors,
was alarminii to ihe sober relleciipjr part of cim-
mai itv. Such was ihe violence ol liieHouseof
Jlipreser.taiives in leisla ion, t!:ere being do
rherk uponthcm; such the intrigue and corrup-
t on in lheLfgtlat'ire,hy wlnmalIappoinlmenti
tu cffice weremade: nnd such the administra-
lion of iust cc by Judes ai!i.iinied annually by
ll.e LegNlatnrc, that the libcnifs ol the po'ipl?
were in danger, and s"me were learlul that a dis
solution of the ffovemme nt would take place be-
fore the end oi'tlie sen:rnary. Tlie peop'i of
1'ennsvKan'a, thu siiuatcd, were nol wanting to
ihemselvt:, llie only "ncunih'e disorder in a rc
imh'ican 2: vt rnn;e:it. as is w II renmrkcil by
Ji!dTe Willton Imt ailemled the election of
Itcprcseiitativfs m the next Lciislature. roi as a
inere cock fifihling coi cern. hut as a husinrss in
which ihey lsll a dtep in'ereit, and did as the
pco; lc ever have d.me and eer will do, on
tuch occasions ihey lo.-ked at onceto their most
ahle men and most ditinu;shed pitr ois, and
electcd them their represcntatives. A-id when
t iey assenible.l ihey did not disappoin: iheircon
htituents. Bcing s-atis.fi d ihat the p-oplc c ulJ
not be strcure in thc t-njorinent of their rishls
under the r existing C'ns!i:urion, and despairing
fits heinzamrnded tl.rougn a council ol Ccn
OT. abill was i.itmduced referrin? to Ihe people
the quvslion wheihir a coi-.veniion houli! be
clled loamend ttieContiiuti'in. Ti,i was op
posed on thegroun l ihat ihe Constilntion having
provided a mode loi aniending it, it wcuM bea
violjtlon cf thai Cont lutinn to pursue any other
uioiie. Il was ansvcr. d that the people have an
uualicr.able right to institute tuch form of gov
ernment as they shall ihitik proper, apd lu.ve at
r.l ti'i ea nsln to al'er, reform oi abolish il that
ihis rijht must nlways ex-.stand rernains u-.im-laiiedand
unallecte'd by any priot resirclions,
h- ugh i:notl by the people them elves.
Therefor?,al!hoUili theLpgislaiure cainot ca!la
Conventiun to aincnd thc C :nst,tution ihat
powir hav ng been vestedjn a council of Cen
sors, cxolusively yet we I ave m t only a loeit
imme ri?ht. bat it i our duty, in the piescnt sit
uation of the t-iate. to refer the qnestion to thc
jieople, whether a Convenlioii shall be called to
ameml the Const tution. This opi.iion prevailed
ihe ar.t ws passtd -a targe majoiity of the
people voted in favor of a Conveniinn and a
Convention was catled who amcnded the Con-stituii'n-;
or-rather abolished tbe first Constitu
tinn and adonted a new onc. They divided the
Leuislature bv constituin; a Senate, the mem-
brrs to be elected for fnuryears. The power of
appo:ntme:it was vested jn the Oovcinor, and he
to be elected fnr thrce years, and tl e Judges to
hold their oflbes during gocd behavior. This
constitution continucd in force with no aliempt
to amend il. for forty-fiveyears. A c.invention
was thea. called to amend ii.so ihat the Governor
sliould appointj with the advice and consent of
the Senate, and I have understood thatft was
amended accordingly. These proceedings in
Pennsylvania necessarily exciled atlention tu the
piinciplesnn which our institutions rest,
When ihe colonies first for.rcd Constitulions
government, ihey maile declaiation of iheir in
heient and undeniab'.e rght to institute, form and
-establish such fnrm of jiovernment as they shculd
judge would most conduce lo thetr sal'ety and
happines, and also tn alter amend, or abolish
ine same, as uitj sujuiu i.ihii jnuper. let, as
their sole business was to form Constitulions of
government, itdoes not appear that they looked
forward to ascertain whether this absolute and
undeuiable right lo alter, amend or abolish iheir
lorm ol governmpnt, could, or couia nol he re
stricied bv themselves in the formation of Iheir
Consii'ution. Thercis nothing in tlieir declara-
ttnns, ol tbe right by xWch itcan fce delermined
J3ut when, in Pennsylvania, a convention being
convened to nmend ihe Consiiiuiion, they found
Jheir right to amend, restricted by a provision iu
iheir Consiiiuiion, established fourteen years he
fore, they were coraiielled to examine the subject
and decide the queslion, whelherthe nalu-al lib
erty ofman, carried with him into a politicaj as
iociathin. by which it is modiGed nnd becomes the
the right, expre.siveof their decision, as foflows
" Thai all poxzer is inherenl in ,,e pevj d
all free zovernmenls arefaunded on their authoritti
and instiluledjor their peace, t ifely and happinegS'
F01 ie advancement of these ends, they have at
au- times an undeniable and indefensible right lo
aHcr, reform, or aboVsh Iheir goternment, m such
XMmer 01 they miaj think proper."
jitoni 01 stii-giivcrnmeiit, must not, from its very
nature, exist at all times, 10 be exen-ised freely
wi'h-ut any restricin ns whalever. And thev
did decide t,.e queslion and madpn 4nnUn,in V
The wholc of tbis declaralion was copied and
inserted in thc Consiiiuiion of Kentucky ; and
ihe declaralion that the people have at all timet
the right &c, is found in most of the Constiiu
tions which have been formedsince ihat of Penn
sylvania. And all the States f eem to have kept
an eye pn this declaralion, and have in no case
placed the least reslriciinn on a oouvenuon as
s?mbled to amend a Constitution, but in all ces
the whole Constitution is before them for their
coniidcration and amendment. It is seen by the
Constitution of Kenlueky, wiih what eare they
hare adhered to this principle. The Constitu
tion provides, in substance, that when it shall
appear to both branches of theleislature, that
rhe Co:istitiuion requires nmendment, and shall
concur in passing alaiv specifyr'ns theamend
ments intended to be made, for taking the sensc
o"the penplens to ,the cxpediency of calling a
conventi:in, and if there shall be a majoiity of lhe
penple in favor ol a Convenlion, a Convention
shall be called, for the purpose of re-adopiing,
nmending or chansinc; the Constitution. Now
ii is worihy of remark. that these amendnients
are ptoposed by the Legislalure, and ihal the
people are represented ir. f be House of Repre
senlattves, prccise'y as they arein a Convention
to amend ihe Constituiion, iherefore, if the Con
siiiuiion had restricted the Convenlion to a re
jection oradopiion of the arlicles wilhout amend
ments, an obj'Xtion to il would be more trchnical
thansolid; yet the fmmers ofthat Constitrttion,
chose to adherc, to the principle that the people
have al all times the right to remodel tbe whoh'
fwme of government; and thai when convened
lo amend ihe Consiiiuiion, it is highly improper,
ifnot absurd, that they should be restricted in thc
exercise orihat righ'.
In the Consiitution ofOhio there isa singular
inconsistency. The arlicle providing a mode of
amending the Consiitution concludes as lollows:
" But no alteration of this Consiiiuiion shall ever
take place so asto introduce slavery, or involun
tarv servilude m this Stale,'' and on the fame
r,zse we hcd Ihe toiiowinff aeciaration: 10
effect these enilp, thev the people have, al all
times, a complete power to alter, relorm or abol-
it nccessary." But they were comptllcd by an
unallerable, as it resnected the introduction oi t
slavery; and they choseto appear thti8inconsist-
ent, rather than omit the declaralion that they had
deetn it necessajy. It is a pity they were com -
pelled thus to deforra iheir Consiiiuiion. by in-
serling that prolnbition, which has become soun-
neressary, for al this day, the constitution ol man.
1 1 rr tl iL . T.J
will cffeciualiy prevent the intioduction ofslaveiy
into Stales whMi are now free. In the slave
Staies, ihe love of raoney and the love of justicc
are put in thc balauce against each other, and
thc lov of moiiev preponderates ; but in thc free
statcs, the love of money and the love of justice
a-e boihin the same en'l of the scale, rendering
the introduction of slavery impossible.
Having given an occount of the origin of the
arlicle in Pennsylvania, its adppiion in this Slate,
and its final rejeclion in Pennsylvania, it reinains
to make a more particular examination nf the
sereral provisions con'.a:ned in the arlicle in
queslion. With respecl to uYt the provisions con
lained itt the arlicle except the lasr, mnking pro
visi'in for amcnJing the Constituiion, it mijjht be
suflicient to observe that Ihey are utierly uscless ;
and appeal to our own expeiience to vtrify it.
Siill we all h-ive a curinsity to know how these
provisions eame to be made. What induced the
fraracra of the Consiiiuiion lo make these pro
visions a part ofit. Indeed, it is nccessary to ns
certa'n lhis, and what was ihe Constilutional law
if that age, in order lo ascertain what is the
true consiruction oflhe Cjnlitution. I have had
occasion elsewhcre to remark, ihat at ihc tiine our
first constitution was adopted, il wns considrred
that when n Legislature was constimted its pow
er was unlimited. No ldea was t n ertained ihat
ihc law-makin power could be limited ; nnd all
reslricli'.ns upon ihe Legislature contained in the
Consiiiuiion were considcred merely direciory.
The idea ihat thc Judiciary. by all considercd a
subnrdinate departmeni of ihcgorernment, could
adjudge an act of tht Legislature void, as bcing
repugnant to thc Constitution, ncver eniered the
mtnd ofany one, so diiTicult wns it to separale
nhiolule sovereignty from the law-making power,
as ihey had ever been conm-cted since tiine be
jjan, ur.til sep-'rated by thc American Consliiu
lions. This ar.cuutits for the insertion of ihe
rUube autliorisins the Council to rccommend lo
the Legislalure, the repeal of all such actsns they,
ihc Councr should deem unconstiiutional.
l'hcy did noi au'hutize the Ci-ur.cil to ordcr the
rrpcal of such acts, becauic ihey considered ihe
power oflhe Legislalure which they had created.
was omnirolent, and could nnt be controlled by
ihe Council. or any other body of men. Bu as
ihe impeachmrnt of State criminals is not a leg
islativc acl, they authnrized Ihc Council to order
iinpeachments ; but how ihey intended either the
Uuu'icil or the House ol lleprescntatites should
proctcd, l have not been able 10 dicover. If
they intended Ihc Council shnuld draw up arti
clts of iuipenchnient and lay them before the
House a a bill of indiciment is laid befotc the
Grand Jury,it isa mereidleproceeding. If they
intended that the Hous? should impeach the
crim'nal by force of ihe order, wilhout evidence,
it is perlcctly ahsuri'. On the whole, I nm
sirorcly inclined to the opinion, that the writer
ofihc anicle put m both cIbusps ' to pnss pub
lic censurc,'' and " to nrdcr impeaclimrnls,"
merely to rouod nuta period, withcut having any
ideas on the subjejef.
Thc clause-9 relation to 1I13 repral of uncon
stiiutional acls ncver would have been inserted,
lfthe frauiers of the artio'e had foresecn that
such acts wou'd oe adjudged by the Judiciary, to
be uttcrly void, as well before, as, after a rrpcal.
But even before it was adjudged Ihat such acls
wen- void, no gaod everresulteJ from this provis
ion. The different councils of Censors, have at
ilifleicnt times recommended the repeal of acts
which they deemed uncousliiulional. Some-
limes ihe Legislature Iiave repea'ed them, and
someumes uiey nave reiusea 10 rcpeai inem.
.? . 1 1 r l 1., '
Sotnetimes one mad
de a correct decision and Office ofE. IV. Dhurt Esq. ror iaimediate collec
; and somtimes, when b.it,, ( tion. (Too ,a.e to , . Er.iUxHu
icle to be unconstnutsonal, j ' ' - JI-
sometimes the other
have decided an articl
they were both wionj. And this mav nrove to
have been the case, when certain seciions nf ihe 1
militiaact were repealed at the Iast session, on '
tne rccooimenaanon 01 tne council oj Censors.
At any rate.it is uttcrly useless. for it set.les
nuiiiiu?; uie juuiLiuiy iuusi uiuuiaieiv seilie all
such questions. As to the power given to the I
Council 10 pass puoiic censurcs, it is difhcult to .
lieat ofit feriouslv for when we have said that
;,ml,,lvrnnl; ihe Conncil n nnhl- n!.l
the liile of Censors. Daniel Chii-man.
ConcIuded next tceel'.
TlIK CoNSTlTOTION OF VeBMONT.
communication from tho Hon. Daniel Chipman, '
which appears in our columns to day to bc con-.
i j t - , , . . ,
. ""'-- "'"'co.ingeniousana,
ui.v.lui,..K u.gu.uc.u iu iaor 01 aooirsning umt ,
arucic 01 our consiiiuiion wnicn provides for ils
nmendment. It comes very s easonably in aid
of the deliberations of the council of Censors
next Fcbruary. Several valuable amendments
haie alreadr been decitlcd uoon bv that borfr.
and we should be astonished if this mostobnox. j
iius,nnd anomolou ot all other fealures in the j
organic law of thc state should escape their re-.
- r J w (
vtsion.- Wc have not time to comment upon
lhis subject. but we commend the perusal of this
communication to cvery citizen of the slate,
and n'e trust that every editor will deem it of
sufficicnt importance to give it a place in his
WC have said all llian we can say aOiiUtlt ; unlCSS m starkelmro-. SIn.Ber Klnsley, wlte ol Jme Klnsler
we say it was necessary to insen it in the arlicle -wZmrmfr V0pini5n ,nd teui'c'T
in order lo lUStlfy them in "IVing to the Council tne full asnirance ofa blcued ImmonalitT berand ihTr!.
Waiioxs Register. This welcome anmi
al comea to us this year in tho shape of a beau
tiful litllo volume bound in calf with a gilt or.
namenl, rendering it worthy of a place in a
ladies parlor. Great ndditions have been made
to tho valuablo fund of information which it
hasiitherto contained. The superior stylo in
wnich the rcgister ia got isp, and tho handsome
typograpical exccution of the work does great
honor to tho judgmcnt, indu.siryand enlerprise
of iho proprictors. Wu can hardly conccive
a more useful little book, or one more nccepta
blc to thc people of Vermont.
RllPOKT OI- TUB CoMMITTEE OX
As thc Education convention, will soon as
semble in this place, we deemed it peculiarly;
opportunc to publish this wcek thcreport of tho
Committcc on Education, made to thc lc-gisla-
j ture of the state at thc last session. Tho just
' cnlightened and cnlarged ricws taken by thc
Chairman, should cnsurc it an inscrlion in cv
cjy papcr, and an attcntivc perusal by cvcry
citizen of thc state. Thc people of Vermont
I:avc always been deeply convinced of thc im-
portcnce of common schools, and have suslain-
cd lhcrri by amplo provisions. But we hav;
lo lament, i.hat, while tbey could not fail (o
pcrccive, that ifo systcm of education could bc
decmed adequate to Ihe wants ofan intelligent
community, which diC not eraDrace mo nigncr
branches of Iearning taugL'tin our acadcmics
: and collcges, no legislativc mnificence has
j extended ,0 these ,1.3 ; and
Ihey have been suflered to langutsh undcT tne
!fluciuitinc aids of privato liberality. Onc
. . . , , .
obJcctof this rcport is lo urgc thc people to
reflect whether this parsimonious policy in rc
curhigherseminaries, .hould be long.
1 cr pursucd. We cannot but bcliove that the
. f3nai decision will do honor to our intelligent
, .. . . .
and high-minded hltlc Slatr, nnd wipe off the
! ; i i T . , .
uupuiiiiion mai uie peopie, as a Douy, are ci-
ther f oo ignorant or too penurious to wish to
raise the standard of Icarninji abovc the mcre
rudimcnls f aught in our common schools. Ed.
ucafion is a field of improvcnicnt which thc
people of Vermont can cultivate with poctiliar
advanlage, and in which, wc trusl, they arc
dcstined to acquirc n noblc distinction through
Ennon. Our noticc of f hc'dcath E. W.Sher
manofAIa., a graduate of Middlebury Collegc,
was incorrect. Morc rccent accounts blato
that hc is alivc and wcll.
Delegalcs to Tcmpcranco aiid Educational
Conventions to be held in lhis place on thc 12
and 13th of January next, will bc provtded with
nccommodations if they wish, free of charge,
by calling ihosc from the south, nt Mr. Am.
on Wilco.x's slore.'and those from thc Norlh
ond East, at Mr. Gordon's office near the col
Accommodilions for a largo nuniber will be
Ch. com. of nrrangcm'is.
State Convention of the friends of
Thc commitlce appointed by thc Education
Convention asscmblcd at Brandon on tho 5th '
of January 1841, bereby give nolice tothcj
friends ofoducation throughout the state, that!
aConvcntion will bc held nt MIDDLEBURY ;
on Thursday thc thirtccnth of January, 1842, 1
commencing at 9 o'clock A M., to hear thc 'QLARK RICII, dealcr in Siove. Stove Tmu
report of thc commitlce, and to take into con- misgs. Flocous, Cil'ldrons, Ovex Mootiw,
sidcration thc educational wants and intcrcsfa 'lLLw. Ware, CorrEa rojira. Llad PirE, Zio
of Vcrmnnt. ThAv rosnrr.fiilk- l..f mnn,u. ic- Ard Manufjclcrcr of
i ask a full and general attcndancc.
tt7 7. rr-n
D. IF. C. Clarlce
Ebenczer N. Bricgs ,
E J Halhck
Dec.7,1841. ' ' Commitfco.
Editors in thc sfafc aro requestcd to uivo
Ihis noticc two inscrtions. t
I h. IT 1J -7
Dcc. 20A. j
Cnllle. In Matktt 775. Shcep 2500. !
Prices of Bcef First quality, 5,50 to 5,75. Sec- j
ond 4,50 to 5 Third 3,25 to 4.25. Shcep salcs (
qutck but no advancc Wool. Some sales of j
flcccc hayc bccn made during thc wcek at four
5 to 10 Pcr ccnt. rcduclion on thc prices.
uutair.cu si.xiy oays since.
OJ-Tbe demands due me for Papen. adverliain
... . .
or pnnung, picvious to this dale, are lodgcd in the
M a r r i e d .
. In f.ory, on the 9ih inst brJonn rrout. Em, jr. Joaa-
, .VT " ":, "'Dury.
I ) i p 1
. . . . 3
,t,?!J'T?-.&'.?.i,M t"t dimelnS
ia" H- Vaa AI.line.ageJ
Immonalitj beyond Ihcfrare.
TWlfACHINE CARDS will bc kept forsale
b'he "'t0' a,nd, maJdo l? ?Tdci
at short noticc Also for sale hand and horse
Cards, Card-tacks, emeryand comb plate of
all hmds. Also Schees for fanning inills of
,au Kmdsm use, and scrcen tor Safes; also
j 'roa ant meai Seives all of the -bcst
1 qUality and 8old Iow frsCf?h, on,y"
j Middlebury, Dcc. 7, 184LL B' JS:
CrOClteryGIaSS & Chilia.
A LARGE assortmenl now opcninn1 and
for sale at thc lowcst rate bv
T. C. SMITH.
HOLMAN'S Sarsapabilla Compound
'lOoz. forside by the doz. or at ro
tail. by JOHN WOOD.
A 8ESSION cf tbe Prohale Court for the Dislrict
of Addhon will be held at the office of U. II.
Everest, Eq., in Shoreham, on (he ffrrt TFsdoesJay,
and at the office oflhe Registcr of the Court, in Mid
dlebury, on the third Wednesday in ever? monttj
hereafter, at one o'cloclc, P.M., until furlher noticc.
J. S. BUSHNELL, Jleghtcr.
Middlebury. Deccmber 22, 1841.
STATE OF VERMONT,
Bislricl of Addison, s.
"gE IT REMEMBERED, that at a Probito Cwrt
held at Middlebury, in and for the Dialrict of Ad
dison, on the 22d day o'rDccemher, A D-1841,
William Bass, executorof the htt uilland les
Iat2 of said Middlebury, dcceased.'moves Ihe court
that (inalpartition and d'islribution of all the real afid
j pcrsonal estale oflhe deceascd not before distribuled,
1 be made araon!: Ihe Lecatccs named in the Iast will
and testament of Ihe deceascd. accnrdinir ta Ihe rro-
j visions thercof, and that commUsiouers he appointed
for that purposa ; Uislherefoieordored, that the siid
leresled lo appear before said court, at a seSM'on
thareof, to be holden at Ihe office ol the Rcgister of
said courl, in Middlebury, in and for Ihe Dislrict of
Addison, on "Vednesdav the 19lh davofJanuarr next.
at one o'clock in the afternocn, at -.vhich tircc and
place the said coart will appoint commi ssioners to
make partilicn and dislribution of the estate as afore
said, by publishing a certified copy of this order in
the MidJlebury People's Press, a newspaper prinlrd
in said Middlebury, three weeks successivcly, previ
ous to (hc tirac cf said court.
J. S. BUSHNELL, Eegister.
A truo copy of reirord.
34 3w J. S. BUSHNELL, Eegister.
STATE OF VERMONT,
Dislrict of .Addison, ss.
E it rcmembered, that nt a I'robate Court
holden at Middlebury wiihin and for tho
dislrict of Addison, on ihe first dav of Doccm
Peter Siarr, named cxecutor in un instiu
menl purporling to be the Iast will and lesta
ial.? 0I" said Middlebury deceascd, presetas ihc
same 'Pr probate: It is thercfore ordered that
the samo li'ecxamined for proLato by said ourt
at a session ttVre01" ,0 he holden nt tho office
of ihc Register of said court in said Middle
bury, on Wednesday, .'hc 22d dny of Deccmber
insiant nt onc o'clock in tn,J afternoon: and
ihat nolice ihereof begtvrn to persons intcr
estcd, that they may nppenr n.id ii?akc their ob-
jcctions to the probate and allovancc of said
wiil, by puhlishing a ccrlihed copy oi tnis or
der in the Middlebury Pcoplc's Prcss, a iews
papcr prinicd in Middlebury, threc wceks Su
ccsiivolv previous lo tho timo of said court.
J. S. BUSHNELL, Rcgisicr.
A truc copy ofrccord, 31w3
Attesi. J. S. BUSHNELL Rogister.
Estate of Timotiiy Matthews, Jk.
WE thc subscribcrs bcing appointed by thc
Probate Court for Ihc Dislrict of Addison,
commissioncrs, to rcceivc, cxaminc and ad-
just all claims and dcmands of all persons
against thc cstatc of
Timothy Matlhews Jr.
latcdf Middlebury, in said- district, deceascd,
represcnteti insolvcnf, and also all claims and
dcmands exhibifea in ofiset ihcrcto ; and six
monthsfrom tho 17th day of Aovembcr 1841,
being allowcd by said cotiri for that purpose,
wc do thercfore hereby givc noticc ihit we
will attcnd to the business of our said appoint-
mcnt at thc dwclling house of tho deceascd,
in said Middlebury, on the sccond Mondavs of
January and May 1842, from 9 o'clock a. m.
un.il 4 o clock r. ar. on cach of said days.
E.B. SMITII, JComra
Middlebury Nov. 17, 1841. 33.
Tin, Sheet Iron and Copi er warc;
C0l:t'nnc Ihe bugincfs al SHOREHAM, and
alsu in Iha village of BRANDON, ncxt do zr west
of the Pul OQicc, whero hn intenda lo make per.
cnl ta"d, and by liis gcod work and eea'onablo
I'liro, to sccuro a good share of ihe cmijn oflhe
n-R?eOTe' l '" fTCP"ci omakc URJS5 KET-
TLES' ,0 orIcr' nnd "ew boUom oU
ooI, rcltf, Kags, Uen and Gcco fealhcr. old
Pcwlcr, Bra and Iron, and Faimci'i produco rc
cnivrd in exchango fur mod kind of nare.
Djcembcr, 191 1. 33;1f
House, Carriage and Sign
BY T. MOODY& J. Mc'DONALD.
(Sh? at the north end of the bridgo. ovcr
S. Moodj'a Drug Slore.)
. A LL ordera intlie;r linenf buiinets will be exc-J-
cuted with ditpalch, In a workmanlike rranncr
and on lliemott reasonablo tiraia.
PAPER HANGING and GLAZING lo ordcr.
tCTCIIAIRS constanlly forsalo al Iheir shop.
Middlobury, Dcc. 21, 1841. 33;tf
TUST rcccircd at Ihe Middlebury Bcok Slore, a
good assortmenl of
SABBATH SCHOOL BOOKS
from Ihc new cdilions just publishrd b tht Mats
S. S. Socicly, and tclictcd by Ihe Chairman of thc
Commitlce for sclecting booki for Addiion Connty
a. union. j. HAliAIC.
Dcc. 21, 1841. 33;w3
A Message for thc Afflictcd.
IOR conghs, consumption. ajlhma, spiltipg of
uiooo, croup, wnoopin-cougn. uronchilej, uiui-
culiy ol breatniDg. and all d'seases of tho pulmonary
orgaas, aoimng m jounu Deirer tnan
Dr. Jayne's Indian Exjicctoran'.
For jaundice, Lirer-complaiuts, costiveness, dys-
lic is necessary, purchas:
Jayne's Sanative Pills.
Jayne's Ilair Tonic.
for tbe preservlion, grcwth and beauty the Hair, tnd
nuicji wui iiwiuvcijr onng in new natron bad head3.
Jayne's Tonic Ycrmifuge,
a cerfa in and pleasanl remedy for YVorms.
Also, Jayne's Carmination Balsam.
3 A certain cure lor bowcl and surcmer compIainU,
dhrrbcea, dysentary, cholic.crampj, sickand nervous
headacbe, sour stomach, cholera roorbus and allde-rangem-.nts
oflhe stomach ar.d boweU.
71B. rjtiwErwtMfed hiscducalion at one oflhe
best Medical Collrgcs in Ihe Uniled States, and is a
rceularpractib'onerin thecitv ol Philadclphxa. From
a ;or;fiwl nractice lor more than 20
yeara. The above are now lendered tu the public wiih
an assuranee tnar cs msaicioes nare avea nunareds
from an untimel grave.
Kf. Constantly on hand and for sale bv S. MOOD Y.
Middlebury Dec 20, 1841. ' 34flm
FROM the paaturo of CoT. B:nja
fntn Altrtn in fltn nnrth mff oT
Lincoln, in Jnlv or AueusI lasi, twO
rei three jcarold Stccrs one cfl
nilh white ficc. And, ono rcd yearlmg heifer from
the north partof Bristol, all of wlilch have a picco
laken from tho uppcr pait oflhe Irft car. Ay p-r-son
who w'Jl give information whcre a part rr all
may be found, shall be junlly paid fr expongo and
trouble. T. DUNTON.
Bristol, Dc. 19, 1841. 33;3
THE subscribcr havinc madearranpcmcnls which
kj diconnccls him with tfic slore bufincis in this '
lown fnr tho prescnt, dcsirps all thoc who are owc-'
ing him on Book or olhcrwijr, immediately to call j
and Gclllo with him at his h'iek storo the sccond ;
dnor north cf Iho Venuoiit IIuicl. Atlention to ,
tl i notice may Kavc Ironlilc snd c.Tpcnso to thnso
concerncd. JONATHAN WAINWRIGHT.
Middlebury, Vec. 13. 1841. 32;lf
"BB EAVER Pil.it Cl.'ths, Brod Cloth.-.
ea re Illnck and rancy Cassimeres tNew and
fnshionable stylo Vesi ing, all well ndnpted for
lhis nnd thc approachiiig seasnn. fnr salc at .1
small ndvanco from cost nt iho slore of
Z. BECKWITil &; Co..
Oct. 1841. 25
HE old rcputiilioii of Z. Beckwith for ihe
saleof ihe bcst kinds of SUGARS, SPI.
CES, MOLASSE3 and all sorls of lee-lolal
Grocerics, will bc nmplr sustaincd nt the old
slaud, by Z. HECKWrrn 6i V0.
Ort 1811. 2.j
faX EESVILLE rounil, sqnarc.aiid flut Iron
of all tlio sizps inanufucturcd :t the
vorl:s. arc co:stantlv on hand, and foi alo by
ihc subscribcr. IRA S7 EWART.
Middlebury. Augu-:S, 1811.
N E.tlt.-nsive nssorliiinnl of
CROCKERY $ KhS WARE, .
i now icacy lor inspecixon r.nd snlo at thc
Cheap.for-Cash slore of
Z. BECKWITil d Cn.,
SF yo:t ivnnt any carmpnW of any color cr
qualiiy worn in n civiKz'jd coininiiuiiy,
you wiil do well to purchasc thc clolh aad
Z. BECKWITil li Cc's,
tnVF.Ti ln h. nr ......
NEW Supply of Adams' Monitorial
Rtadcr orib of ihc b--sl reading bnoks
for co.Tmon schools.
ALSO 12 doz. Wa'kdcn's Japan 1NK a
Ruled Foohxap i;dc' S3 pcr ilcam.
do. Bltic Lettcr do. 3 l'o. do.
For sale Ly J. IIAGAR.
Dec. 0,1841. 31cop3t
XJUST RECEIVED, n largc qinnlity of
Qjp tho CAr.iii.VA Sacra, or Bosion collection
of church muic ; Modern P.almtst ; Uosion
Aeadcmy ; OJcon ; Kmgsley's Choir ; Bos
ton Glccbook ; Buston Acnderny's mannal of
vocal niusic; and Gardner's n.'iisic ofN'nturc.
oingmg scnoois can be supplicd wjh any
quaatily, cheap for cash, at ihc Book-store of "
novcmber lo 26 Cv
J? i I I c s , iTf bTcs .
OMPREIIEMSIVEC..;IMNTAKr, 0 vcus.
Bsnson's do 0
Scott's d.j 3 do
D'Oyley Mnnt's in 2 do
Clark's 5 djo:i ' Nctr.
Quirlu Fnmily Biblss ; Oclavo ; V.'ebtorV
niii olln rs. Pocket Hidles in a
grcal varicty of bindings,
for sale by J. II AGAR
P. S. Moslkiud-i ofscbnols books uscd in
this viciniiy, 10 bc had ct wholcsalc, as chcnp
as in New York or Bosto:i.
Novcmbcr 15. 2S (5.v
HE subscribsrs having purchassd the a
bove cstabHshmcnt, tcgclhcr v.ith all (ho
paftcrns and other ajipurtcnanccs, wculd in
form the public Ihat they can supply tfccm with
a bctter nssorlrncnt cf "
Cooking, Bux and Pnrlor
than has been ofiered from fhb or any olho I
cslablishraent in this sccfion cf tho countrv.
lhis business for the Iast fcn years, hey think
they arc qualified to givc cntirc satisfacfion to I
their cu.stonicrs. Any stoves or ploughs. or I
mamiforfi0,. "f.P'S ? have beon
maninap.i!;rp.'i tina rn.ni.n r.. i. nn r
years, can b3 supplisd wilhout nny c.i!ni cs-
. v.v. mu isi
Cooking-Stovcs of fhe most apnrovcd pat.
Yanlccc Notion, Farmer,
Prcmium lmprovcd3 aml
and various othcrs too numerous fo mdntion. ,
Box sfoves of all sizcs, anu from ont;Mi.!
Canada doublc box stovcs,
Parlor and Parlor Cookinrr do
xiouow v are ot all kinds, i. J
Sleigh Shccs and wagon boscs,
Arch Framcs A: Grafcs, and Ovcn-mouth?,
TIN tr COPPER WARE and
manufacturcd by good workmen, and from 1 n
CASTINGS of all kinds at the Khnrfne .
('"i.i., ui HUI3UCU, wuiDGSUn
phcd at wholesale (o dealcrs at the lowcst nfV
ccs. AU orders nromnllv nHnAA
i r"j """ui-u n;.
n . ,ofE,&A A.WAIN WRIGHT.
lSTOULDinform hiscust mctf
v and the t'ublic, ihat he ha
iusi rcceived his
cut of which he will macufaclurr
and kcsp constantlv on hand, of
make to ordcr, on short norier. lii
A follorting arlicles, viz :
Saddlef, Eridfes, jVarlwgals.Cm-pCl-tegs and I'i
lices. b. -ass and eopper lliceli; Freneh nnd teuler,
i folw, b -q-lep and common plain i'ltUiN KSrJ
j rarious .deserip'.ions ; common. plain, t'oub'e
and sin-Jejapaned, tsnned. Iross and r.l
tvr mniuilctt U.'ili.'Yl-.Z&Ld ; l r:r.'fa
JJair; Intfo rubber Clotli ; Paitnl
LcaHter; opeit, polisuedand roiind B E L L Sj
JVeat'i-fool OU Curnj Combj,
Ji'orse Cardi and Brtts'.cs ;
and a gt-od cssortmenl nf
Whips and Lcshcs.
Hc would ali; inf.inn the Saddle and II..r:;cu
Makcrs in this vfcnity. he has jn -t n-ccivcd
good ai)rment of S.'dulcrv, llAnn-WARi.
Coach-lace and all kir.dsof Carriage trimminss,
which he will sell cheaj: for cash.
Gentlemcn rishing w piirrics.- nny of ilu
ab.ive named arlicles, will p?rte eyil nt his olit
stand liioar jiori rf tke Cojrrf Hoits? and
examine Goods and Prices for iberc?'vt-.
jCf'REPAIRS doncon slio.r.riirtv, and dJ
Order promptlv a ti aded to.
Middlebury. November 23. 1311.
CLOCKS, WATCHES, JtWELRVt
Elira consiantly on hn;.(i, (Ji.ui nnf
Silvrr I . v-r, Iloriy.'-r.ial ntnl VertirV
Wittchcs, Silvcr pl.iicd Ccke JSaskt'l, Sritanni
Tca Ssits, Ladics Ccmco.Mxsaic.'and LacL:
ei U. I'in, Gcnts. P.. Pin, I'iugrr Rin,
Gol.l Cairs cr(l I"Vf, Lcrkcls, i3r..c l iv,
rcrcoutcra :c. L-e.
S.lvcr Twi nii-.l Tablo Spoons, Itutirr Ki:.v
t:u oitgar 1 onga 01 aatnhcrii Mamit;ictr .
jai;d wnrrantfd in qunliiy cqnnho dolla
Consisliity in part. nf chi'it, :-.le. iri..'
nd Comb BRUSKES, l"-y and 11 1 .I.l
caes nnd needlc Hooks. P. ckrt r.ook.
Ic!a nnd Purscs. Shcll sidc, bnrk nr.il I'dcK i
COMBS, v'oik boxcs. Spcnl !n:i !k, !).
Ilair Coml)3. NccJics, Pin.. J)jntniice, R.i
zirj and razor sinijis, Tob'ic.o !k)m-s, Acpoc
dionj and Iii3'.ruci:o:i Boulu.
0."t!:r riclicst Frrnch and Gcr;rTf p.'r.-.c'.
cl-o (iermnn and Frcnch Col-rc. fl.incv -ler
nnd Lavcndrr, Pomadc nnd Ilnlm f.f
Iumbin, Maccasgnr, Ilcnrf, nil Buflhln IlAlit
OILS. Ucrmcnd Crcam, Olropliatic i.n l Vi -efablc
Any arlicles of RICII GOOD3 if tuv ci
hand, will be obtainci to ord.:rn:i simri r.olic
OT Pjriirular a'tcaticn paid to U'ATCIl
Brandon, Nov. 1811- 23;'f
A. Chapman & hon.
r'HHIEsubscriljers having; cnter?d i: u pamc -ship
in bUaiucss, under the firni or A.Ciaj
man &fc'on.nttl.c old slaud, would infcrni 1
inhibitanls of Middlebury and c U'lly ecm nllv,
ihat they nrc now rrccivms from !:ulo;i r. 5 11
cral assortmcn' of Forchn and Di,ii;?M c
Consisliiir of Dioailclufhs rtir-.i ligurc.I
Bcavcr of thc Ialcst siyic, Cass:iuere, S'af
linctt?, Vestiugs, Fr'onck J.r.ndon rr: 1
t - . ri t . . -.
Aincncan pnniF. ar.u Oi)cei:i!.. t ;!, t 11 -brL'lias,
and a'mnst cvery ari:c!c tiMinlf.'
kc-pt in Coua'rv Rtnrcs.
Crocjkery and FSardarc-,
i?ar f ron and Nails.
by wholesale or relail.
ools and Siioua,
and h3'soi! skin
ofa stipcrinr qualiiy.
3U2:ar, i?i.olasses, ftalt,
a"d mS' olliCr smtltc Grocn l.uc
C1 , ,' -
A!I who wish to purchasc good arlicles a. f,.
pncv&atc rcnucsted loexamine tneiras-ort i-;n
Middlebury, Oct. ICili. 1811. 24 tf
S licrc'by given Ihal ll:c Copnr'.erj.so'i -hcreloforc
1 r l ir ..: ...
i., this dav dissolvcd by rnutuu! conw.rt.
JAMES 11. CMKWAN'..
i JOHN B. CIIIP.UAi.
' Lirrabccs Poini, 9;!i Oot. IS4I.
II E undorsigned hereby givcs not-ic iha
thc books and accounls'oi'thc lnle Esm
James H. Llnpman, & Co. uUo all othi'r u
: iiiand duc thc said firm aro nssifjncil to ln.r
and arc lofi in thohands of U.ll. Evcre.&K,
ofShoreham for collection.
JOHN P. CEKP&LV.
Shorclnm Octobjr, Otlt 1811.
subscriher has now pa hand nnd fuy
8.000' Bristol C. W.'Siih,
1,200 do T. I. tU
2fQ do Lisbon, do
'i200 Bbl.. finc Weslcrn S.ilt.
200 Toas Nova Scotia Plastor. r
jK or Dag ns piirr.lnsrrs may wM,
10 Boxrj .Mould Candlcs.
10 do No. 1 Soap,
2 do do Spcnn CandVi!,
Ierchnnts wu iing to purchasc S -V. Ij W
will havo it nt rctuced pricc.
Vergennes Ocl. 4, 184 1.