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MR. WEBSTERSLETTER.". )
The following letter from Daniel Webster to the
trreat Union Meeting in
New York City
nrVid loud applause :
Fbabklin, (N. H.) October 28, 1850.
Gentlemen: Nothing in the world bat regard, for
the state of my health prevents me from accepting at
once your invitation, and assurm? you of my pres
at the "Union Meeting " at Castle Garden on Wed
nesday evening next. I rejoice to know that such a
meeting is called ; I rejoice to know tha i will be
attended by thousands of in elhgent men, lovers of
their countrv party men doubtless, but abject slaves
oTo pani 7anWo will not suffer either partya
mor or party discipline to dry up within them all the
fountains of love and attachment to the constitution
of their country. The voice of such a meeting will
he heard and respected ; it will rebuke disobedience
to the laws, actual or threatened ; it will tend to check
the progress of mad fanaticism; it will call men who
are honest, but who have been strangely misled, back
to their duty; and it will give countenance and cour
age to the faithful friendsjof Union throughout the
la nd. V s r
When the commercial interests of the great me-
. if ttio pnnnirv Rnenks. with united hearts and
voices, exoressing its conviction of the presence of
the ereat danger, and its determined purpose to meei
that danger, to comoai wun u. ana ofw,,,s
exainnle"is likely to rouse good men everywhere;
and when the country shall be roused, the country will
be safe. ,
I concur, gentlemen, in all the political principles
contained in the resolution', a copy of which has
been sent to me ; and I sfcrhd pledged to support those
principles, publicly and privately, now and always, to
the full extent of my influence, and by the exertion
of every faculty which I possess. The eminent men
whom you mention, and with whose names yon have
done me the honor to associate mine, are well worthy
of the praise which yon bestow on them. I shall
never forget, and I trust the country will never for
eet, the patriotism, the manliness, the courage mani
ftst'ed by them in an hour of difficulty and of peril.
The peace measures of the last session are : the
Texan boundary act, the act for establishing the two
Territorial Governments of New Mexico and Utah,
the act for the abolition of the slave trade in the Dis
trict of Columbia, and the fugitive slave law. ;This
last measure, gentlemen, is not such a measure as I
had prepared before I left the Senate and which of
course I should have supported if I had remained in
the Senate. But it received the sanction of the two
Houses of Congress and of the United States. It is
the law of the land, and as such is to beTespected
and obeyed by all good citizens. I have heard no
man whose opinion is worth regarding deny its con
stitutionality, and those who counsel violent resis
tance to it counsel that which, if it take place, is sure
to lead to bloodshed and tome commission ui -pi.i
offences. It remaims to be seen how far the deluded
and deluders will go on this career of faction, folly,
There were honest and well meaning mem ers of
Congress who did not see their way clear to suppon
.tuJnrmi and leading measures of the last session.
Yon are quite right in saying that the motives of
these gentlemen ought noi 10 De unpeacneu. um ic
measures have been adopted ; they have become laws,
constitutionally and legally binding upon us all, and
no man is at liberty to oppose them.
No man is at liberty to set up, or affect to set np,
his own conscience as above the law, in a matter
which respects the rights of others, and the obliga
tions, civil, social, and political, due to others from
him. Such a pretence sips thi foundation of all gov
ernment and is, of itself, a perfect absurdity ; and
while all are hound to yield obedience to the laws,
wise and-well-disposed citizens will forbear from re
newing past agitation, and rekindling the flames of
useless and dangerous controversy.
If we would continue one people, we must acquiesce
in the will of the majority, constitutionally expressed ;
and he who does not mean to do that means to disturb
the public peace, and do what he can to oveituin the
Gentlemen, I am led to the adoption of your last
resolution in an especial and emphatic manner, by
evpry dictifte of my understanding, and I embrace it
with full purpose. of heart and mind. Its sentiment
is my sentiment. With yon, I declare that 1 " range
myself nnder the banner of that party whose princi
ples and practice are most calculated to uphold the
Constitution and to perpetuate our glorious Union." j
Gentlemen. I am here to recruit my health, enfeebled i
as it has been by ten months of excessive labor and
indescribable anxiety. The air of these my native
hills renews my strength and my spirits. I feel its
invigorating influence while I am writing these few
lines; and I shall return shortly to my post to dis
charge its duties as well as I can, and resolved in all
events, that, so far as depends upon me, our Union
shall pass through this fiery trial without the smell of
smoke upon its garments.
I am, gentlemen, with very sincere regard.
Your obliged fellow-citizen, and obed't serv't.
To Msssrs. F. S. Lathrop, Gerard Hallock, Chas.
G. Carleto.v, P. S. Durvee, Commettee, New
It must be cause of regret among Southern men
generally, without respect to party, that this letter
from the " great expounder" should have been mar
red by the manner in which allusion is tnade in it to
the Fugitive Slave Law. Mr. Webster says : " This
last measure, gentlemen, is not such a measure as I
had prepared before 1 left the Senate, and which, of
course, I should have supported f I had remained in
the Senate. " Mr. Webster would, in all probability,
have voted for the present law, if he had remained in
the Senate; but it is known, and he alludes to the
fact, that shortly before he left that body he had laid'
upon its table a bill of his own on the subject, pre
pared during the month of February, 1850. Thai
bill gave to escaped slaves, in so many words, trial
by jury in the free Stales ! And that is the bill which
Mr. Webster says he would have supported, if he had
remained in the Senate. This fact is but another evi
dence of the strength of the anti-Slavery and aggres
sive feeling of the North.
Mr. Webster, it seems to us, might have omitted
all allusion to this bill of his ; and we cannot see that
there was any reason why he should have pursued a
UNION MEETING AT THE NORTH.
It is stated that a call for a Ufiion Meeting, similar
to that held in New York City, is circulating in
Philadelphia. It ia expected to be held soon,"and
will speak in thunder-tones the sentiments of Phi
ladelphians against the fanatics and their accursed
A large Union Meeting was also called at Geneva,
New York, on Saturday last. Senator Dickinson
and others were expected to address it. The destiny,
of the Union is now in the hands of the Northern
people. They may save or destroy it. Their deci
sion must be rendered soon. Fanaticism, like time
and tide, " waits for no man."
The Turkish Ambassador, Amin Bey, has been re
ceiving the hospitalities of the citizens of Massachu
setts during the last few weeks and exmining the va
rious factories at Lowell, the celebrated Quincy gran
ite quarries, the hospitals, prisons, poor-houses, and
all other institutions of note, and has expressed him
self highly delighted wih the admirable manage
ment of all. He spent three days at the hospitable
mansion of the Hon. Daniel Webster, at Marshfield.
The Charleston Mercury states that a quantity of
castor oil, manufactured from seed grown in the vi
cinity of that city, has been shipped to Baltimore.
The article, which is represented as being of a su
perior quality, was prepared by Mr. C. Alfs, who has
gone extensively into the business. The seed from
hich the shipment under notice was made yielded
thirty bushels to the acre, and sold at two dollars per
ushel. The Mercury thinks that quite a lucrative
business, both to the planter and manufacturer, will
spring up in Vnia new article of export.
; INTERESTING CORRESPONDENCE.
It will be seen by tha subjoined correspondence,
aajs the Elizabeth City Pioneer, that the Democracy
of Gates have tendered to Gov! Reid the compliment
of a public dinner for his " perseverance, energy and
untiring devotion to the tnreat principles n of the De?.
mocratic party, and which contributed so much to the
brilliant victory achieved by that party in August
last.. Cor. R., though compelled to decline the hon-
nr. !;. in a handsome letter, which Dreatues the
true spirit., -
fi.flViLLE. (N. C.) Sept. C, 1850.
n - Th. recent political battle so glorious
ly achieved by the Democratic Republican party of
the ofd - North State ' in me election oi uieirnomi
nee for Governor, and a handsome majority on joint
ballot in e "ext Legislature, calls lorth our warm
est orais? to those who, amid impending storms and
and surrounded by a destructive enemy,
bore the toil, labor and fatigue of the day. And as
your pc-rseverence, energy, ana untiring aevouon. to
the great nrinciples long and zealously contended for
by the Democratic Republican party, assisted great
lv in nrouueing the victory above mentioned, we of
fer you our sincere thanks for the noble stand yon
occupieJ favor f ree Suffrage; your able and
satisfactory vindication of the justice and equality of
the principle being conceded by patriots and philan
thropists to he in unison with the spirit of the times
and the genius oi our insuiuuons.
- A lar-je portion of the people of this county, being
desirous oi manuesung ineir respect lor you and
their iov and pride at your election to the high and
responsible office of Chief Magistrate of our State,
have appealed to us 10 miorm you ot their wish to
tender vou a public dinner, to be given at Gatesville.
in October next, nn such a day as may suit your con
venience wnicn we nope you will designate in your
Hopi'i;! it will be convenient for you to visit us
and panaKe oi me nospitality of our county, thus
tendered to you, we beg leave to subscribe ourselves
l our mends,
And obedient servants,
Ro. H. Ballard,
Wra. G. Daughtry,
Wm. W. Cowper,
Thos. G. Vaughan,
Jas. K. Costen,
R. H. Mcintosh.
C. B. Ballard,
H. C. W'illey,
Wm. W. Hall
Wm. H. Harrell, R0. B. Parker.
Thos. P. Cherry, Saw'l J. Lowther.
To lion. David S. Riid, Wentworth, North Ca
Reidsvii.le, (N. C.) Oct. 5, 1850.
Getiilemen: Your letter of the 6th ultimo, invit
ing me on behalf of a large portion of the people of
uatea county to partaite ot a public dinner, at such
time during. the present month as may suit my con
venience, was mis-sent, and did not reach me till
My arrangements are such that I have been under
the necessity to decline similar invitations from my
friends in other portions of the State, and for the
same reason I am reluctantly compelled to forego the
pleasure of partaki of the hospitality tendered by
my fellow-citizens of Gate9. Mr reerret on this
account is enhanced, from the fact that the names to
your letter call to mind scenes and associations of
" by gone days" upon which my memory delights
io linger, x trust, nowever, that on some other oc
casion I may have the pleasure of meeting my friends
in your county.
It is to the purity and patriotism of the people we
are indebted for the late political triumph. For the
part I have acted I have the satisfaction to know that
1 was prompted by considerations of public duty;
and for the repeated marks of confidence and consid
eration bestowed upon me by my fellow-citizens
throughout the State, I feel most profoundly grateful.
Identified, as I am, with North Carolina, and hon
ored by her as I have been, I can but feel the deep
est interest in her progress and destiny ; that she may
pursue such a course of policy as may advance the
welfare and happiness of the people, is my most ar
dent desire. With my best wishes,
I am, very respectfully,
Your obedient servant,
DAVID S. REID.
To Messrs. W. Stallings, and others.
The Fugitive Slave Law. The papers, North
and Sot lb, are filled with the momentous bearings ot
this question. It seems to swallow op all other con
sideratioi s for upon its perservation, we candidly
believe, depends the existence of the Union. The
extreme Eastern horizon is dark enough. Indeed,
we shouW not be surprised to hear the human blood
has crimsoned the streets of Boston. The villainous,
detestable fanatics seem bent on bringing down upon
their lawless heads, the indignation of an insulted
people, ibe strong arm of the civil and the military
power itself. If the President and the Federal offi
cers do their dqjy, this law will be executed, " at all
hazards, and to the last extremity." Threatening as
that view may be,-we are pleased to see a few bright
er streak in other parts of the horizon. The glori
ous Union meeting in New York, with its tens of
thousands of patriotic spirits clustered around the
country's altar, speaks out thunder-tones of rebuke
to miserable fanatics. We trust that the patriotic
strain will be caught up .and run like fire over the
whole Ndrth, blasting the traitors, and lighting up
the torches of the Constitution and the Union. If
this meeting falls dead, the Union itself will be gone
forever. Rich. Enq.
A Reverse of Fortune. The Milwaukee Ad
vertiser, furnishes a remarkable instance of the
changes which sometimes occur in a man's lifetime.
Congress, at its late session created a new office in
the Attorney General's bureau that of " Copying
Clerk," with a salary of $2000, which has been giv
en by Crittenden to Ex-Chancellor George M. Bibb,
formerly a Senator of the U. S. from Kentucky, and
for a short -time Secretary of the Treasury under
How strange are the- vicisitudes of life and the vas
ciilations of fortune. "Mr. Crittenden was a law stu
dent in the office of Judge Bibb, at a time when the
latter had acquired high professional and political dis
tinction. Judge Bibb now, having served with em
inent credit in many of the highest offices of the state
and rfation, at an age, if we are not mistaken, above
four score, finds himself in the humble office of clerk
to his former pupil. -
Getting Insured. The Troy Post relates a " good
joke " of Jacob Barker, the Quaker, who, hearing the
loss of one of his vessels which he had omitted to
get-insured, wrote to a broker, with whom he had
spoken on the subject, as follows :
Dear friend : If thee has not filled up the poli
cy which I bespoke on Saturday, thee need not, as I
have heard from the vessel."
The broker, in fact had not filled up the poliey, but
nresuminc from the tenor of Jacob's note, that the ves
sel was safe, and tempted by what seemed a good
chance to clutch his percentage without risk he filled
it up forthwith and sent it,to Jacob, with the assu
rance that it had been made already for him on Satur
day. On monday morning, the first thing that met
his eyes on opening his newspaper, was tne loss oi
Jacob's vessel, which he had so wickedly insured on
Sunday. Then also he discovered the cunning am
biguity of Jacob's note, " he had heard from the ves
sel!" A BtACTiroL Flower. A friend presented us a
day orw0 since with a curiosity in the shape of a
r f "ch we think i8 one of the greatest wonders
of the floral kingdom we have ever seen. It is about
the size of a walnut, perfectly white, with five leaves,
resembling Yery much indeed the wax pianU Upon
the b.ooming of the flower, in the cup formed by the
leaves is the exact image of a dove, lying upon its
back, with its wing extended. The peak of the bill,
and the eyes are plainly to be seen, and a small leaf,
before the flower arrives at maturity, forms the out
spread tail. This leaf bti raised or shut down by
the fingers without breaking or apparently injuring
it until the flower reaches it, fa bloom When it
drops off.. We regret our inability to give a technical
description of this curiosity at this time, but hope to
do so shortly as one has been promised us by a per
son every way qualified to write it. Panama Star.
Severe Snow-storm. On Sunday week last the
snow at. Utica and Batavia, New York. w .knnt a
foot deep. The rsilroad cars were detained by the
storm. v : t
A Public Dinner has been tendered to and accep
ted by Hon. William S. Ashe, by the citizens of
Telegraphed for the Standard.
Washinctok CiTfy Nov. 5th, 1850,
Th Washington Correspondent of the Baltimore
Son (Ion) states lhat President Piflmore has r issnedir
. oraers for the immediate concentration of iroops at
xosion, tor the purpose, if. necessary, of sustainingiers
ana enforcing tne Fugitive Slave Law.
t fi- Nw York, November 4th, 1850.
Th Markets. Cotton quiet. Sales of 300 bales
of Fair upland at 14 cents. Rice quiet at 3f. Flour
grain, and other things unchanged.
From -our Northern Exchanges, by Telegraph-.
' " -Boston, October 31. ''
. Bank Robbery. The Village Bank of Danvers,
Massachusetts, was broken Into fast night. The
watchman fired upon the burglars and shot one of
them dead. Who Droved to he John C. Pairn. hrnthur.
in-law of the cashier of .the bank. Pages father re
sided next door tonhe bank, and, on hearing the le
port, ran out to ascertain the cause, and was iirst ap
. prise!! of the son's evil attempt and fatal consequences
by stumbling over his dead body. . The watchman's
name was Aaron Bateman. The three companions of
deceased were supposed to be regular rogues, who had
led him on. The fact of the directors having had
some intimation of a premeditated robbery, led to the
placing a watchman on guard unknown to any but
...Boston, October 30, 1850.
Search for Slaveowners. Theodore Parker and
other members of the committee of safety went
through some of the rooms of the United States Ho
tel, in search of persons supposed to be in pursuit of
slaves. They were soon told, however by the propri
etor, that such conduct would (not be allowed in the
House, and were very politely invited to suspend op
rations and attend to their own business. They left
in a few minutes.
George Thompson, the abolitionist lecturer, who
created so much excitement here in 1835, has arriv
ed in the Steamer Canada.
The fanatics are to give him a grand reception at
Boston, Oct. 31.
A constable proceeded to the United States Hotel
this forenoon armed with a warrant for the arrest of!
Hughes and Knight, on a criminal charge of attempt-
in rr In kidnian Pf.la o nA ,;fn ntitl. A
-0 - -". ' wu...a ouu 1110 niiD, n 1111 uiucis iu
take him before the police court. The keeper of the
hotel assured the officer that they left for home yes
Cincinnati, October 30.
- The Cotton C rop, &c. There was a severe frost
at Natchez on Friday night, destroying the Cotton
crop,and doing material injury to vegetation generally.
The ground in the vicinity of Natchez, under the
hill, continued to give way, and it was supposed that
three houses above the steamboat landing would be
carried away during the night.
The weather here is clear and frosty.
Springfield, Oct. 31.
Messrs. Hughes and Knight, the persons who cre
ated so much excitement at Boston, by attempting to
recapture fugitive slaves, passed through here to-day,
on their way to New York. They left without their
i : "
Cleaveland, Oct. 29'
A large meeting has been held here, to express its
disapprobation of the Fugitive Slave law. A number
of speeches, condemning it in the strongest ternis,
and pronouncing it unconstitutional, were made, and
resolutions adopted to that effect.
Montreal, October 31 P. M.
It is estimated that not less than one thousand fugi
tive slaves have arrived in Canada since the commence
ment of the agitation. The sympath)' shown them
formerly has nearly died away. Most of them are
suffering for the necessaries of life.
The Flying Machine. Captain Taggart's ma
chine went up yesterday from the Thatched Cottage
in Jersey City, but the Captain did not go with it.
Owing to some mismanagement in starting, the ma
chine took a wrong course, and was soused in- the
ranal. f mm ult h i r K it urns PTt rir:i tarl with ftnme diffi.
culty. While drawing it back to the place of start-1
ing the rope broke, and the balloon darted on into
space, leavinsr its owner behind. It passed over the
city, changing its direction several times, the whoels I
turning in me air, wnicn tea 10 me general oeue.i tnai
the seronaut was with it and directing its course. Capt.
Taggart will immediately commence the building of
another apparatus. N. Y. Tribune, 31t ult.
A Mammoth Ship. One of the most enterprising !
ship-owning firms in IN ew York, Messrs. Unsworn,
have just ntered into contract for the construction
of an immen80 clipper ship, two hundred and thirty
feet in length, with forty-two breadth of beam, and
twenty-five and half feet depth of hold. She is to
be completed in about six months, and will run from
New York 'to Canton, via California, and thence
home, completing the circuit of the globe with each
trip. She will measure near twenty six hundred tons.
Family of Patrick Henry. The distinguished
Virginian orator, Patrick Henry, had five sisters. Jane
Meredith, Anne Christian, Lucy Wood, Susan Madi
son and Betsy Russell. The last mentioned lady was
the grandmother of the Hon. W. C. Preston, Presi
dent of the South Carolina College.
William Henry was his only full brother.
v Patrick Henry's mother was Sarah Winston. His
fathei was John Henry of Aberdeen, Scotland. John
Henry's mother was Jane Robertson, sister to Dr.
William Robertson, the Historian.
Benton's Chances for the Presidency. A cor
respondent of the St. Louis Union has deluded him
self with the idea that Col. Benton will receive 159
out of 295 electoral votes. He claims for the Color
nel, Connection t,New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio,
Michigan; Indiana, Illinois, and the slave States ot
Missouri, Texas, Arkansas, and several other States.
Ths writer must be a person of sanguine temperament
and considerable imagination.
Old Hickory. In the difficulty with France, the
French Ambassador at Washington, hoping to fright
en General Jaskcon, asked of him, when he demand
ed his passports, " What shall I tell the King of
the French, Monsieur President 1"
" Tell your master, the King, that Andrew Jack
son says he must pay or fight!"
There was no misunderstanding such diplomacy
and the money was soon after forthcoming.
Telegraphic Despatch, from the mayor of Colum
bus, Mississippi, October 30 :
" Killing frost last night."
" E. Abbot."
A friend of ours bought, yesterday, fifty thousand
dollars' worth of cotton on the strength of the above
item, which was, telegraphed to Halifax, yesterday
afternoon, in time to go out by the steamer.
N. Y. Mirror, 31 st ult.
The Boston Journal, notes a rumor that Col. Bliss
is engaged in preparing a history of the campaigns of
Gen Taylor, all of which he witnessed, and most of
which lie was consulted about. . Such a work would
be a most valuable addition to our standard literature
Brazil, according to recent accounts, has again
been going through the motion of abolishing the slave
trade. This the Brizilians have been pretending to
do for some years,lbut some how, or somehow else,
a cargq of slaves always brings a good price there!
Marriage in High Life; .We see it stated that
Miss Catherine Lawrence, second daughter of Abbot
Lawrence, American Minister at the Court of St.
James, is about to be married to the Marquis of Graf
ton, the eldest son of the Duke of Rutland.
Gen. Cass is a life member of the American For
eign Bible Society, having been appointed through
the instrumentality 01 tne oauu uuI(,uMu
Michigan.. v " ' ; "i
Since the first of January, 1849, 1383 vessels hav'a'
sailed from the Atlantic ports for California. Of
these, 126 sailed from Baltimore - , j
American Peaches taken to HaYana!in ice, from
Boston, sold for 12$ cents apiece.
Corporation Proceedings. -
:: - ' , j cRiLifOH, NoT.rI 1850.
fhis je-vening the Iutehdant and Commissioners met
n regular meeting agreeably to appointment. PreBent,
m. u, naywoouint- Jno. I'nmrose. Kid. Smith, B
j Burns, E. B. Freeman and S. W. Whiting C
On recornmondation of Wm Thompson and- W. W.
, JioIdenr Tax A sue so re, the valuation of W.. Andrew's
houe& was reduced $200. , . . v , .
r,The following Report was received from Mr. Hayes:
theQinussioner of the City of Raleigh.- The
undexsigTiCd makes the following Report as Weighmaater
ithe City of Raleigh : .. - . .rv , .. , . a v
'Taene .have been during the quarter ending, . -;
the. first Friday in October, 147 joajs of
. Provander weighed, amounting to $26 05
Half, the amount aforesaid is due the city, .13 02J
j- - . .,. Eespcclfully submitted,
. , H. B. HAYES, W. M,
On rootionr W. W. Holden's account of t20 50, for
Printing, was allowed.
On motion of Mr. Fentress, the tax on Circus Com
panies was reduced from $25 to $15.
The Intendant laid before the Board the following pe
titions praying for license to retail spirituous liquors :
The petition of Calvin B. Davis, recommended by F.li
Ferrcll, J. M. Mangum, Ezra Gill, .U. Thompson, W.
S. Thompson, James Hall, Jno. C. Moore. Rejected.
The petition of Terrell Gill, recommended by James
M. Mangum, M. Thomnson, Richard Smith, Vv illis 8.
Thompson, L. A. Rand, N. G. Rand, Willie Pope, W.
H- Putney. Rejected. . j
The petition of Henry Castleberry, recommended by j
W. J. Clements, W. H. H. Tucker, A. B. Stith, Rich
ard smith. Jiejeelsd.
The petition of Jordan Wombie, recommrnJed by J.
G. M. Buflaloe and Willis Scott. Rejected.
The petition of AL'x. J. Lawrence, recommended by
Geo W. Haywood, S. W. Rogers, Henry Kiem. Passtd.
The petition of Lynn Adams, recommended by W.
H. High, and JarheS T. Marriott. Rejected.
The petition of William R. Pepper, recommended hv
R. W. Haywood, H. D. Coley, C. B. Root, W. H. H.
Tucker, Chas. E. Johnson, VV. R. Scott, Geo. W. Hay
wood, 8. ti. Rogers, Chas. C. Kaboteau, Perriu Bushee.
Qn the petitions of Messrs. Wombie, Adams, and Pep
per, the vote was as follows : Ayes, Messrs. Freeman,
Fentress, and Whiting; Noes, Messrs. Smith, Burns and
Primrose the Intendant not being allowed to vote.
Mr. Freeman moved that the Intendant be allowed to
give the casting vote. Lost, by the following vote : Ayes,
! Freeman, Whiting and Fentress; Noes, Smith, Burns
i and Primmsc
Mr. Freeman moved to reconsider the vote on the pe
titions of Messrs. Gill, Davis and Castlcbury. Lost.
On motion, Mr. Whiting was appointed to draft a bill
to amend the City Charter.
On motion of Mr. Freeman the old Guard was retained.
On motion of Mr. Fentress the Board adjourned.
' B. B. SMITH, Clerk.
' Fat'sttkvi lie, Nov. 2. Bacen 9 cents, and scarce ;
Cotton going at 12 to 123 cents, and in demand ; corn
65 to 70 cents; flour $6 25 to $6 75; lard 9 cents;
whiskey 35 to 40 cents; manufactured tobacco 16 to 20
cents per pound. Trade brisk and fair.
! '(iiiAttirros, Nov. 2. The Cotton Market without
I change, with a good demand and full prices. Sales of
I7W bales at 12$ to 13 cents.
CotvxBii, S. C, Nov. 1. Sales of 850 bales of Cot-
i ton this day, at 12 to 13i. Market steady.
;-Pet'e!I8bubg, November I. Tobacco selling at from
I $S SO to $20, according to quality, with an active mark-
jet; cotton, prime quality, 13 cents; wheat from $1 to
Si 10 cents ; corn 62 cents; bacon, hog round, from
1 ?J to 7 cents ; flour, $4 75 to $7 50.
Wiwi'xgtox, October 31. Bacon continues plenty,
and sales dull at from 6 to 7 cents; corn 68 to 75 cents
per bushel; flour, Northern, $6 50 to $S ; lime 75 cents
per cask ; molasses 21 to 22 cents, and light stock.
Ground peas (" goobers ") arriving freely, and quick sales
at from $1 12& to $1 30 per bushel. The Journal says
of Naval Stores : Sales of Turpentine for the week end
ing to-day, have reached about 2272 bbls., mostly at a
decline of 10 cents per MI. for soft, and in one instance
at a decline of 15c. per bfl. To-day there seems to be
rather more animation with buyers, and we hear of a
small sate at $2 20 per bbl. for soft, and $ 1 20 for the
hard article. This however was for a choice lot, per
boat. We quote for sales during the week, soft 2 10, 2
15 a $2 20, and hard at 1 20, u $1 25, and correct our
figures to tally with last sales, soft 2 15 a $2 20, and
hard at $1 25 closing at $2 20 for soft, and $1 25 for
Rwin. Sales light. 90 a - 95 cents per bM. for
No. 3 $1 is asked, but no sales at this price. Spirits
litrpentme. We learu that a small sale of tins article
(country made) has been effected at 25c per gallon ; 25 J
since offered and 26 asked no sales. Tar arrives vary
slowly. . Last rales at $ I 50 per bbl.
New Ohlkijb.Nov. I. The Cotton Market dull to
day, two thousand five hundred bales sold good mid
dling 13 cents.
Arrivals nt Lawrence' Hold.
Nov. 1. Atkin Ward, Harrison co., Texas; John D.
Powell, Wake Forest; Benj. J. King, Louisliurg ; Wm.
H. Holt, Alamance; Wm. F. Strayhorn, Hillsboro',
Nov. 2. Weldon E. Person and James P. Burge,
Franklin; Washington Branch, Louisburg; Dr. John
McEntire, Rutherford; Jas. Pace, Petersburg, Va.
Nov. 3. G. W. Foushee, J. Cheek, and R. Street,
Moore; Roren-stae-Senserahors, Salk-ote-ron-iahere, and
Sosejhen-tawntike, Onondaigua. N.Y. ; S. R. Browning,
Guilford ; O. L. Poe and John Dennis, Fittsboro'.
Arrivals at Yarbions's House.
' Il ov, 1st. J. II. Shields, Tennessee ; J. T. Williams,
Mis? vViltyanis, ""rren ; C. C. Shcrrad, Texas; W. L.
Nov. 2d. Miss Hall, Miss Watkins, Miss Howerton,
Halitax, Va, ; Miss J. White, Miss L White, Miss T.
White, Warrenton; Maj. A.Bledsoe, Wake.
- Nov. 3rd. C. J. Cowlcs, Elksville ; J. Cowlcs, Hamp
tonsville, T. G. Wilson, John Vitmcr, S. Polk, Phila
delphia : W J. Glenn, Richmond ; M. V. Jones, Fay-
cttevine ;' Mr. Bond, Bertie ; Charles JaIinor, trraham.
Nov. 4th. Dr. Brantley, Busbces"; J. S. Moore, New
Hanover; M Carter Petersburg; T. R. Colvin, New
In Caswell County on the'22d ultimo, by the Rev. J.
H. Pickard, Mr. W. H. Alexander, of Lincolnton, to
Miss Mary R.. daughter of Dr. Geo. Robertson of Caswell.
In Rowan county, on the 16th ult, by Rev. Samuel
Rothrock, Mr. Augustus Gneber, to Miss Margaret A.
vln' Cumberland county, Mr. Duncan Henderson to
Misa Margaret Arnett. Also,. Mr. John A. Arnett'to
Miss Emily Messer. Also, on the 15th ult., Mr. Thos.
Williams to Miss Ann Eliza Chapman.
.At his "residence in Edgecombe, on Monday the 2Sth
ult., Col. Harman Ward. In the morning he was well,
and before mid-day a Corpse, verifying the solemn adage,
"In the midst of life, we are in death. "
In Pittsborough, on 27th ult., Edward, youngest son.
of the Hon. Abram Rencher, aged 7 months.
We are requested to announce Mr. Patrick Mc
Gowail as a candidate for re-election to the office of
Doorkeeper to the Senate of the ensuing Legislature.
November 5, 1850. 2 ts.
Young1 Lkdies' Institute.
THE Rev. Professbr Morgan has established at Salis
bury, North Carolina," A YOUNG LADIES IN
STITUTE, a Model School, of the highest grade. The
success of this system tnEdgeworth during five years, is
known to most competent judges in Virginia, North and
Sooth Carolina. It is Relieved that no similar institution
has made such ample provision for the comfort and suc
cess of Young Ladies, at such moderate expense to the
pupil. ' The year will close in June. All information
will be' sent to applicants.
"November I, 1850. - 2 5t
North. Carolina Music Store.
rnHE Subscriber fakes this opportunity of annonnr-
' SntvYn th nMnlAf Nnrtti P.rAtina Ihal tiA intend
HwPfcljft Ail city, in December next, a M USIC
VSTOSEi where will always be found a complete, as
orttoent of Foreign and American Music and Musical
instruments ; alt of which will e selected by himself.
iThe Pianos will be from the best Manufactories in
the United States, and will be sold at New York. ind
' K. W.PETERSILIA.
Raleigh, November 1,1850. 2 ly.
The " Bdgg" also at Homegaln!
I HAVE just returned the second time from Boston,
New York, and Philadelphia, having spent nearly all
, ot August and Seplember in said citit-s, getline up our
CLOl H ING, every article of which was cvt by mysrtf
and made vp under my own inspection ; and 1 presume
there is no one in North Carolina now, who would be
verdant enough to (Question my capaciiv atter the elo
quent tribute paid tc.my artistic skill" )n our last Su
perior Conit. by Judge, Counsel on both sides, witness
es and Jurors. I refer to the case of Biggs Oli
vver" action for damaged, iu which I had lo pay $250.
in consequence of my extended reputation. ,
Come in, if yen please, and assist me in paving off!
the judgment by buying our Goods. Who ia there, in !
North Carolina, who has not heard of the Hon. Oeorgp
E Badger, the. Hon. William H. Haywood, Jr., ' and
" Bug "Oliver ? Why " their fame is no more lo be
hemmed in by State lines than Iheirjtaleni are to b cir
cumscribed within -the same narrow limits.
We are connected, as all our customers know and if
they don't know it, they may with no Northern House
but are Tailors ourselves buy our own goods, and i m
pon quite as many of what we purchase in proportion
to our business, as any House iu this Stale or out of it.
There is no Establishment here or elsewhere that pos
sesses any advantage over us. We buy where everbody
"else buys, and vr think we understand our business and
' buy as cheaply. We say ,-ui CLOTHING is -qua llo
any ever ottereu lor safe in Worth Carolina, and, wo
. think superior, being judgps ouiselves of clothing. Of
that though, we will leave the public to decide, when
they examine lor themselves. One Ihing is-certain-
, without intending to reflect upon any one we will
sell our clothing cheaper than the same articles can be
bought for in any of the Northern cities; and as cheap
as any body that comes here, who does not steal his
clothing ready made.
Onr stock embraces Drab, Black, Blue, Green, Gray,
and other uvc klua 1 a irom $b to y&u and upwards.
CLOAKS, full circle, $18 and upwaidn. Fiork, dress,
and sack COATS from $7 to 12 and upwards. PAN
TALOONS, all colors and prices, liom lo $3 r
VESTS. all kinds and all sizes, at all prices from St 25
to $o. in lacl, every rnmg Iliat can b lound in any
similar establishment in the Urimn.
Weare North Carolinians. We are permanently lo
cated here, audit we sell as cheap as other, why not
give us the preference i If we do not sell as good goods
at as small a price, we will not ask your patronrge.
Call ! call ! call ! before vour purchase, at
OLIVER 8f PROCTER'S,
R. R. K. R.
November 5th, 1850 2
See ft. R. R R.
To the citizens of North Carolina particularly.
WE can measure and furnish an entire suit of clothes
(including coat, pantaloons, and Vest.) at trora 35
to $'44 ;and will warran them to be equal in'all respecls
to any that ran be furnished in the United States t'01 mat
money. Gentlemen need no longer send out of the
State for cheap Clothing, unles they prefer it.
OLIVER & PROCTER.
Raleigh, Nov. 5, 1850. 2 It
Royal Raleigh Ringtail Rousers.
TIHHE undersigned having much experience and suc-
I cess in the business, still takes military claims for
county lands and 1 ensions fur prosecution before the
government, on very reasonable terms, and with the ut
most faithfulness and despatch. All letters to linn, irotti
claimants, must be post paid. ,
The last Congress gave lands td all the officers ahd
soldiers who served one month or longer, and if dead, to
their widows ami minor children-, in all the wars of the
United States, since 1790. X X
And provision is now also made for pensions to wid
ows jbf soldiers of the Revolutioh, who married before
the year 1800.
He can furnish information concerning the grades of
officers of the Revolutionary war, which if all important
to claimants, and difficult to procure elsewhere. His
charges will be moderate.
Any information concerning the heirs of the following
officers of the Revolution will be thankfully received :
Thiiinas Clark, Alexander Martin, James Martin, James
Moore, James Hogan, William Davis, John White, and
He cun also furnish a copy of the roll of the officers
and soldiers of the Stale of North Carolina in the war
with Great Britain, declared ISth of June, 1S12, giving
in many instances the length of service, their respective
offices and Regiments; the time of entering the service,
also the deserters, and every particular to facilitate the
collection of their claims. Every agent should have a
copy. ' Cost, only 1 0 each county.
J. H. KIRKHAM.
Raleigh, Nov. 1, I 850. 2 tf
READY MAJE CL.OTHIJVG,
At Wholesale and detail.
E have just received from one of the largest and
best e.-tablishcd Houses in the United states,
one of the largest and best assorted Stocks ever brought
lo tiiis -City, a Sleek that would favorably compare with
the Custom Work ot any Establishment in the Union,
which we are instructed lo sell at unprecedented low
prices, and to which we' invite the attention of Country
Merchants, citizens of Raleigh, the surrounding Coun
try, and Members of the next General Assembly, and ask
them to call and examine our Stock befoie purchasing
elsewhere, as weare determined to sell at prices thai
will defy competition.
Country Merchants need have no fears of finding us
with a broken assortment, as we shall continue to have
large additions throughout the Season.
In addition to the above, we have a full assortment of
fine Shirts, Jenny Lind and other patterns, together with
Silk. Merino. Limbs wool Shirts and Drawers.
All of which we will sell as low as they can be pur
chased of any Establishment in New York or anv other
City. A. B. STiTH &. CO.
Raleigh. Nov. 6, 1850. 840 w If.
JCITY OF RALEIGH.
A Desirable Residence for Sale. ;
rjHE Executrix of the late Louis D. Henry, offers for
I sale his late Kesidcnce.near the City of Raleigh. The
Dwelliug-House is a large and commodious one, and
remarkably well built, with all out houses complete. It
has about 15 or 17 acres of land attached, under the
highest cultivation. The premises being out of the
limits of the Corporation is not subject to the City Tax,
and stilt the situation is convenient, and within fifty
yards of the Governor's Mansion, in an excellent neigh
borhood. . .
The ternis of sale would be liberal.
D. K. McRAE.
Raleigh, Jtily 15, 1850. 822 tf.
COTTOX YARS AND SEISL T1VISE,
MADE BV NEW MACH1XCR V
BATTLE A M COMPANY,
Rocky Mount, ,'ash County, .VjrtA C'aroHua.
ARE now manufacturing of excellent quality, Cotton
Yarn and Seine Twine, which they will sell at the
Their Machinery is New, and they feel no hesitation in
their'manufactures to give satisfaction. Merchants with
in 50 miles of Rocky Mount, ordering not less than 500
libs, shall have Yarns delivered to them free of addition
al expense. . " .
Rocky Mount, Nash Co. N. C
March 3d, 1850.
C CONSISTING of Ladie's Kid Walking,
- Do. do. Slippers,
Do. white do.
v Do. Satin, do.
Misses and Children's Black and Bronze Bootees,
Just received by " P. TUCKER, & SON.
Aug. 26, 1850. 885
Steam Saw Mill:
jiiH I beg leave to call the attention of builders
and persona wishing to purchase Lumber to my
Steam Saw Mill Near Raleigh, .
where they can be supplied with any kind at the short
est notice. Also sawed Laths of the beat quality, at
SI 00 per M. T. H. SNOW.
Raleigh July 13, 1850. 821 ly.
jiOK Sale at the Standard office, printed on fine while
J paper." Also. Deeds tor Land. " Job Printing of B
with neatness and despatch mmt on fair
J May 1st, 1850,
CCAN NUTS A small U recetv-fMid: foV
sale by SAkftl UMAUKS.
Petersburg, Nor.'I, USr
For the Fall and Winter Trade, lSft'O
ripHE Subscriber having just received from New
S. York and Philadelphia, an eleetnf and extensive
upply of STAPLE .1JlD Fj3A' CYDRY GO ODS,
embracing every variety of Style and Fashion for the
Reason, would respectfully invite his fiiends and cus
tomers, and the public at large, 16 an early examination
of the same, being fully persuaded they cannot rail t
admire and be won bv their superior Richnes and
Beauty, and still more 'delig filed with the good tared
he intends to give them: s
The assortment comprises, in part, the following viz t
Super Black Gros-de Rhine Silks.
OhatneleoTi Satin D'chine ' d,,. '
Plaid and Figured Changeable do.
Lupins finest French Merinos,
Plain and Embroidered Cashmeres and Delaines.
Silk Poplins, and Mohair Lustres,
Chameleon Lyonese Clolh,
Super Black Mciinn Cashmere and Alpacca.
Plain, Polka, and Chine Delaines,
Hungarian and Jenny J.ind Cloths, (for Dresses.)
Blue, Brown, Green and. Mode coloied Satin irip,l
Changeable Thibet, and Cherry color'd Parammatta
Clo!hs, - , , . .
New Style Calicoes and Ginghams,
Irish. Linen, and Cotton Shirting,
Rich Velvet Trimming, and Silk Braids and Laces,
Inserting and Editings,
Beautiful Bonnet. Belt, and Neck Ribands,
Fine Kid and Silk Gloves, and Mils.
Together with many other desirable aitielei, xmong
Cloths, Cassimeres. and Vesting.
Sattinels. Tweeds Cloth and Kentucky Jeans,
Fine Moleskin and Fur Hats.
Fur and Cloth Caps.
Gentlemen's Boots and Shoes,
Ladies Walking Shoes, Slippers and Gaiters, j
Jenny JJnd and Leghorn Bonnets,
Kersey's, Linsey's, and Blankets,
Sjk and Cotton Umbrellas. -
T. A. MITCHELL.
Raleigh, Nov. 6, 1850. 840 tf.
FOR NOVEMBER, 1850.
J. XV. MAUltY, & Co. Managers.
VIRGINIA STATE LOTTERY.
For the Benefit of Monongalia Academy.
Class No 128. for 1850.
To he drawn at Alexandria, Va., on Saturday.
November 1C, 1850.
C6 Number of, Lottery 12 Drawn Ballots.
FA SIT I ON ABLE
Tickets $10 Halves $5,00 Quarters $ 2,50
Certificates of Packages, of 22 Whole Tickets if! 1 00 CO
of 2 Half do. 60 0o
of 22 Quarter do.
GO, OOO Dollars!
A 1.8 O
$40,000. $20,000. $11,100.
Class No. L., for 1850.
To be drawn at Alexandria, Va., on Saturday, the
l-sth of October, 1850.
Prize of - -do
do - - - -
Sec. . &.c. &..
Whole Tickets 8 20 Halves $ 10 Quarters 9 5
Certificates of J'ackages of 25 Wholes $260
Vo do of 25 Halves 130
Do do of 25 Quarters 65
Do do of 25 Eighths 32
. a o,ooo. 15,000.
50 Prize of 1,000
VIRGINIA STATE LOTTERY.
For the benefit of the Monongalia Jlcademy.
Class No. 133 for 1850.
To be drawn in Alexandria, Va., m Saturday,
November 30th, 1850.
78 Number Lottery-13 Drawn Ballots.
1 Prize of
1 do. -
1 do. - '-
1 do. - -
1 do. -10
do. - - .
10 do. -
only $10 Halves S5 Onarfor. ? sn
Certificates of Packages of 26 Whole Tickets 130 CO
do. of 26 Half do. 65 01?
do. of 26 Quarter' do. 32 0
Orders for Tickets and 6hares and Certjfiratea nfP.r-t-
ages in the above splendid Lotteries wilftcccive themoet
prompt attention,and an official account of each drawin
sent immediately after it is over to all who order from lis
Auurcss J. As 11 MAITPV
Agents for J. W. Mauar, 4. Co., Managers,
P. F. PESCUD,
Wholesale and Retail Druggist
FiTtTTiTiur. 8t. Ralxicv, N. C.
OFFERS for cash, or approved credit, at the lowest
market prices, a lanre. and wll RfifA ficirrmf.(
of East India. Mediterranean and European
ukuus AKU MEDICINES,
French, English and American Chemicals,
Foreign and Domestic Soap.
Perfumery, painU ari(l Qils, .
Fancy Articles, Dye Stuffs,
Fancy SoapSK Dreggiata Labels, .
Brushes, . Window Glass,'
Extracts, Surgical Instruments,
Trusses, Druggists' Glass Ware,
Leeches, - Shaker's Herbs and Roots,
Pcaa Bsawdt, Mansiaa, Sazititv and Post Wives,
Selected for Medicinal purposes.
Sands Sarsapariila, Wistar's Balaam of Wild Cherry,
, Gray's Ointment, Beckwith's PUIb, Ayer's Cherry
Tectorial. Doctor Wiley's Cough Candy, Gen- T 4
uine Cod Liver Oil, together with every . :
article comprising ths stock of a Phy-
sician or Druggist.
April 7, 185a 60r-.
- : John 1VI.
; . amwt.ir0 Krfcvwy ,. f
IT Ftfilgrvic w wl! Tobacco, Wheat,- Flowr," '
nAoT' and rerctfiiJiy acuci conignmenta. .
. . . - , . ic&fl '
w v-itvuaox. jaauarj ..
NGLISH. GOSHEN, sod Parmesian Cheese. ju
li at hand
it. tut,ar. b tvi.
Raleigh. Sept 21st, 1850.
1 Prize of - -
1 do. -
1 do. - -
1 do. - - .
50 Prizes of -
50 do. ... , .