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Frain the Augusta Constitutionalist.
We publish in this day's pap~er the pro
ceelings of a meeting held onl Saturday
eveniag last, by th3 friendsof the re-elec
io bf Mr. Van Buren, in oppositon to
General William Henry Harrison. The
meeting was the largest held in the city,
combining iich oftthe vfmanary of the
county, and the industrio.:s substauco of
thecitv. Itisewiih Oleasure we have to
recordlthat the meetinig was visited by a
few of our citizens friendly to the election
of General Hirrisot. - We-say with ple
sture, becau'se they will hear witnp with
us, ofthe harmuoiv and-ent hsinams.w hich
prevailed among ihose which ennstitutel
this large utsembliage of. citizens. ami of
the absenceaf agry feeling towards those
ofiorfellow citizens wh-i nfirtunately
.difigtrfiom us on the prat ipal topics nifthe
day.' anl on tle ehoice tfi a chie-f nagis
irate of the union. From the ortamIzaian
to the adjournment of the meetint-. tuntig
occurred to tar the pleasuire which every
one present felt. at the hartony tlat was
exhilbited. atnd11 at the resn!tttinns everv one
seemed to entertain, it carry it the ohject
or the meeting . Indeed it. was a pleastutre
to us to find us4nciatel toaether on the oc
casion, ametn Iho, firm and un waveri -g re
paublicaus, were estranged by fortmer divi
sions. hut now entirely forplrtton. At this
meetin for all trmner oipposition were nor
permitted to enter the sittina hill, and all
present snve, with patriotte zeal. to give
tit the proceedings that importanace which
cannot fail to lie ttiached it it. by tour fel
low citizens of other councils. fur the num -
ber. the respectability aid the known de
V0enoin in sniutherin interestnal institutins.
of thase who called and wcre present. at
Genera!Glatenek' atddresa wna eloquet
atd iipasisionedl: he placed be-fure hi hear
ers in strotg lanigage, the gent object to
be attained hv the re-electiont of Air. Van
Biuren; the evil consequtences to the south.
should General lla'rrinit the elected; and
the daner in which he union wounbl be
placed bv raisin.I tonwer a party which
never ft any regarl fIir the soutlt. nnd
which would strive to paralyze southerni
indtusary. detroy sohiern i nmti ttutions. a n1l
reduce evety southern stat to eatmal
Mr. Wienll, of South Carolina. present
at the mneetin!. was called tnilnn tt aiddr.-sa
his f.llow-citizena of lhe Georgia side of
the Savannal. lie accepted the invita
tin. itd with much eloquence. rave his
viewt at lIrge uapon thei eirefopicsof the
ay. Wei heril this zentlepit:it wih llgreat
pleasure. and the aore an. fieitse tit ape
time we were naetiag with a pany whirl
oppniced alite diotrine of thnt )art% to whic-i
we lhieved could no he sanettnel by
the principles ofi the great repiblienin par
ty its which he na well as onurselva clained
to belong. Air. W.illu-lel to thone difh-r
en -es. itn a conriliting and forcible man ,
tier: he eliquently portrayed the otject
the party he then heloned to wished to
attaiait n'tnd in mnasterly fenelusion, he
exhibitel the nece,-sity of oblivion of aill
p.t .lJivisioni, in rder Ito reate a chose
union between all the nembers of the re
publican 111m111y, which enmot fail Ito nve
the c.ntitrv anil prevet the hih desti*e
fif the Solih feit fdlitg into the batids of
thiase who woil sarifice all. at the shrine*
of power. otlicial disitrtin atid enioln
inent. The addresas if Mr. Wi ifntll mnit
have a happy elet. It m-st show to the
state rigths imeni oftir own stme, the ne
cessity of rn!lyinz the members o the re
pit-hlican pary. for the putrptoie inr mriaiing
loit ne solid phalanux. Indeed patritisttt
mus4t heC aronsed; till former dlivisioai n must
be o'bliterated; uant the repaubhlienn party' of
the soug must, with its concentraitedl
strength, present to the people or the
whole union, the principles atml the ptuheiy
they must presetnt thetmselvcs with the
federal constiatiin in otne handa, andl the
doctritnes of 1793 ;anda '99 in the oth'r. atnd
declare th at these nre thieir guiede. nal t hat
to no oiler will th-y subian; andl they
must alsan declare, that they cannot give
their muppora fair te pat'iia otfices ofC the
enunittry, to no othber citizens bat these who
aire pledlged to take ats their gnijele the red
ertl ennst i t ian unta hle poalitial Iaectrintes
oif 1793 atnd '99. The quaestion eaf re-ele
ting Mr. Vuan Butrein, besitdes the great int
terests fathe eniunatry whlicha will lbe utren,-t
ted iherelay, has elf-eted nno oject of Iist
tug hienefit tn the sonth. It h-tan re -untitead
the dlemneirattic party, anad ledl all that have
claitta to lie mnembiers oif ir.t, tn et-titiether
for the enmmoin goaod; andh Mr. Wvinrall
may rest naaureed thati the reptublicnns aif
Gwa.rgia will nait fret his piatrioitism, andti
the moatives which Iled lhim tao iree wvith
sucha elaiquenre :anda foarce the necessity of
unjitn amnong its, in orader to necompaliisha,
by a comnntion cante. the great otlde~ts for
which the south is eaantendaintg.
Mr. Geaorge Schley adderessedl the meet
inc atlso itn a feaw re-niarks. with mutch
force andl ofect, whleht evincedli aldeter
mtinationt tat atct ini auch manner as the cri
A resolution u-as ndulaptchl at the meet
ing, foir a general relebration aif the 4th oif
Jualy at MIilleahgeville. WVe npprov~e great
l7 of uhiat plait. At this celebaratinit, whetre
entizen' fent every seeriaOn of the state,
wilt he ennteregatted, ouar enntirossional tick.
et may he sat ahteread usm circuetan~aces ttiv
require; for we have tundaerstoned tint sev
eralinf the ciaizenis uipont thttt ticket htave
expressedl a decsira tea decline the tniina
tion. Oni the 4th ofl July nt eaanressiaonal
tic-ket may lhe so arrtangedl as mh le neccepa
hle tatthe'dlemneoratic parnty of the State.
qond to receive uin eindividedl sutpport.
* it piirsnance oif pr,-vinna ntotice, a very
large anal reiupectabhle mteeting~ of the a iii
seuss of lRhanti enunty, frient I!y to tle
pt-"sent aeiitirationt, nad oppnesed to
wVilliama HI. Hiarriston foir the presiddetty.
assembhledl ait~h ala mm ie Hall in tis city.
ont te eve-ating efihe 2d1 i::aai.
T'he mt~aing~ was organaizedl by enlii
John Phiinizy. Es1. to the Chair, anid-up
poisat Jmnes T. Graty, Wmut. R. MicLaws.
and A. G. Willis. secretaries.
Gest. Thna. Glasenck mtovedl fear the op.
olentment ofat coammiiree of Syvn by- thae
Chatir, to diraift sesantatiaoe for she eotnsidl
eri on-and adlaytien af the traetinig:
\V~heretuponl the Chair ut~pited the foil
towine gentlemreni a liat Comnmit tee-Gen.
Trhos. Glascock, John Bones, James Mc
Laws, Georgo Schley, and Vei-er-- V
The Committee. Ifaving retired for a
slirt time, returned wh't ihd ' following
pretntple and resolutions vhich, after )e.
ing stipported ina very, spirited nod elo.
ueni tuanuer by Gen. Thas.. Glascock.
:rge Schley, Eq.. and Col. L. T.
Wigfall, were unanimhously adopted.
The Counnintto apiointedl to prepare-and
report Resoltitions far the consideration
o- this mieetin,
That they have found no difficulty in
executing their task; they fied all here
Union-all States Rights men-all snu'l
ern men in principle and feeling. It is
now iully nseertained that in the choice of
our next 'Chief ilagistrate, the country % ill
he confined in its selectiCoi to .ARTIN
Vax Buatr., the present intenilthent. and
Gen. WI16LIAN H. HaRIsoN, off Ohio.
In such a contest uad particularly at such
a crisis in our affairs, your Comitmintee do
not hesintte a m uotument in receammending
to your prefreetice MARTIN VA&N lUax,
of New York. ihe present Chief Magie
trate of our country, and believe that he
should lie the choice of every southero
mitan,. and every citizen throughout the
Uninu. who i for the maititenance or the
Feleral Constitution in its purity, fr thi
rightsi ofthte states and especially tbr the
sacred observance of hu Uampromiae,
unler which alone the sithernt states
joiin the Compact; a compromiseil nhieh
was not muoree.senmial :t the firtatiun of
the IlUnin -it first. tha its non-lohservatie,
in regard it the dometstic iustituitiots of
the.sonth, woulld he fat,.11 to its lonmger cot
itintice. It cannot lie longer loelhated,
that if Mr. Va Buren is re-elected. he will
ho generally indeh-ed ir tjat re4ult to the
concentrated votes of the Republicans of
thu.- Union,.- who, forget ting their forier di
viaiaine upon matlers wich may never re
cur to estrantge hev memberA of the same
l"imnily, generally. and with tantriotic zeal.
have come forward n t wrest tLeir country',
le-tiny iumn aite whao would sonely Airive
trip ve.sul of satae into chntuaa's f.o whose
shiis and qIicksanals et reptbliian liatty
l-:ve so lnet struggleal ita -save her, anal
whose pahlica incompass, woulid direct temo
ott a cotrse' dire-ctly oiposed to tle great
pritiples of wwerni.uti, which NJ -. Van
Bureit is isolettinly pledged to sustaho in
pracice. Udler -itch circumstanee thr
commiailittte cainait believe that themanthern
section of the Union will for a momtfnent
doubt. as in the ehinie it becomes i:s iuter
et and policy to make.
The vital interests of our section. the
permanency of tho Union, an impurtial fal
miiistratinit or the Federal G3eovernient.
the best intcrebtof our belovs country.
:.1 reqmire at our hands the support of
31arin Van uliren. In pursuingthis eaurse
we- will lie che'red lay our Republican
.arethirn tf the Noarat aned We4t, who at
all times, at ieri:ls ofr arm and ianger,
lave re united with us. heart and soul. to
rescue the coumntry andl the government
froit tli handls of F.ederalisit and the base
vnsaltge of a mamird aritnecracy. They
now naote with us in resi-ing the dahinger
nnts rombinie.l inlitenieof Naorihiern Whigs,
andl their irianous cn-adjutors, ilte Alis
lisitists. Yotir conetnniittec desire the finrts
in h proiiat-nt. hat to the maucevers
ofr he aboliai nits, pritiially, was the
inii Msuit o'fGen. Harrison wiig. and
ihnt. iherefore they aonsidered him the
moast likely ia anver their desixtin< on the
adam1aaaa.tie itisti utioutis of the South. li
neenrdatice with these views, your com
nitce he- leave tat recoutnend the fol
Resolred. That we give our support ta
3rtin Van Buren: brcatuse.
1st. lIe has givcen a pledge to veto any
Bill tQ abolish slavery in the Distrriet of
2ndlhy. lIhe, and his fritends generatlly,
uite writhi ts nganinst the initrcaanetioan of
Ahntlit iont triticiples nttd petitionts.
3rdlhy. Ha' andl hie farie'ms haveetst.inaed
the paolicy or Geaar.;:i in all her Indaiatn dtf
Resolied, That we enn in no even: sup
por~~t Wmt llen:ry Harrison for thte Presi
decy: hecnus -
1st. H e hias never giveni, atal refittes to
cve atny phledge tn Vaema any Bill !ar thte
Ahliiant of slsaery itt the Distriet of Co.
2ndivy. Heo isindaebted for his nomina
tian to'the enmthinteda inuence oif the Fed
erli'ts tnnd Abaolitiontists oaf the Noarth.
wrira.e feelintgs anda interests are nt: war
with the great principles or the F'ederal
coapnet, the righats o the Sotuth, and its
:kadhv. He votedu tot sell whlite persotns
into sivery, ~fahe w. re uanaleio pay the
lines anal costs imnposeud by a. Court oaf
4ahilv. H~e'anse we heltieve hiat whntally
disqaltifieda atnd incaptainsed tat presidec ate
their (.hief Alagistrare, aaver te A merie'nn
Resolved, That abhough willing toyieldl
totfhe::en'eratl wishf. t'he expre'ts.iont of ni hicht
maty h~e given by the apsproaching Natiaat
nliCianvetiun am Bahfinmore', wie wrm.fad ha
h~ighy cratifiead tat see~ admittedl, the eifnimts
t the Vice Pre..idl~ecy af ourra distinguti.h eal
relow" c'itiz.nt Jahn Foarsyth, as the just
rewiarad af his piast ftaeulfiaeaa a.nreer, atnd
as eviadeuce air the full conmfidencre with
wh~ichi the nation truts in his tutlents for
future sa rices.
Getn. Gsiseck aoferedl the (ollowr resat
Resoredhatsuc of noar fe'llou -eiti.
sesthruhu the dtuae, as can uimke it
conveint, anda are frienidly toa thte present:
adinistratioan, analdbtipposed to V. illiam
H. i:rrison frifie Pre..idencty, ha. ragnes
teal toa tiee at .ililled::e'vile at: the 4th taf
July next, lfar the putrpose ofh untinai in
tuhirrangemeuris its maiy be eadculatedl
ta inumro ..aceut andu tmaitnin the. great
intterst atfihie Saath.
.Mr. .James McaLta ws ofreredf the follow.
Resolded. Th-at a copv, of the proceed-.
ineof this meeitg fhn foirwarded tat omur
Reptbienn. Deleceationi at the BarhimnoI
Canentiot, iti a regntesm btho they use
ir.i inaiuenaw itn procutring -time nmi~ai
tian of aaur fellow-vcitizeo the Hate. Johan
F oreth, foar the Vice Presiadency.
On miotiatn of Gen. Glascaack,
Resoltad, lfTaat the piroceedfings of this
eetiag lie sicined bty te Chairmnut and
Serenries. atan ctoapy fturmnishedl to alas
s:,...rsfth .o,.r,...i,.a...n. fr ....ic
.tion; and that all papers throughqnt:.the
State friendly to the present. adininistra
-tionanl opposed to William H: Harrison.
for ile Presidency, be requested to publish
All of which passed nanimously.
-On motion-of John Bones. Esq.,3be
meeting then aIljnrned.
JOHN PHINIZY, Chairman.
WX. R. McLAw, Secretaries.
A. G. WILLS,
Corspondeaca of tho Charlsuon Curir.
'e WASHINroTO, April 29'
The House adjourned last evenine. at
abit seven o'clock, afier a siting of thir
IV-one hours-tle longest sitting on reenr'1.
Nothing was effectead by this protracted
n .d disgraceful struggle. The Civil- and
Diplomatic bill was left in committee, and
in fnct, very little progress was mn-ttde in
disposing af the a numerons amnaendmteitts
which hlie Whigs wished to offer and dels
ensl. Ni4 of the time was spett. in ef
forts to calarce the attendance of tmlent
hers, hil the nlimber present was reduced
to 8. As s)on as a member was arresteel.
arraigned. andi di-scharged. 1e womld- slip
ti again. Attempts were male to fue
'hem. A fine wasimslosed on Mr. Brigs,
but a motion was made ti re-consider.
antl. after an excited debate, it was car
It is imiotmnsible to say. upon whom the
responsillity.of these prnceedines should
fall. Each party haa n runod story in its
defence. The friends or the aintinilra
tion may that the pulblic iervice requtaires
the ininediate passage of this lill, anti
lree weeks is a suficient titm fir the
"i. cabin and sor rider" diisetssion.
The Whigs say they have snme ,senty or
thirty imuporltant :amentisments too 4ler.
each of which will require semnn dierus
sinn ; and after these are dispo-au-d of. they
are willing ltat tihe hill shuld he repeorteol
and brought within the ampllieation af the
previnm's., quteatifon. The) dec-lare, konwev
or, that she hill mshall nat ennse nut atfens
imittee until these ameidm,.-t- h.ive been
voitel on. Mr. Bell. .11e. A'ams, nti
othe:.-, were % illing In -auler the bill it he
re-porte last night. 31r. A. Na:d fee %soult
waive hi-a right to peak, and smpeak ona
the next bill. He ha4 ntrel tie hil
est andi lerllps tle monat imporant palii
ical anal hisaorical speech that he ever
umade. It sill take tem ailures. they say.
to allow himaa even tat glance at the prl*in-.
pial stapics. He is entitled to a reply ta
sall the anineadversions that have been
mate on his I atlitical comorselaid hi3 late
adminisiralioan. fie intends also to go in
to the history of tihe federal party, it re
ply to tihe assertion that it is identical stih
the Whig party.
Tie Senate was engaged yAerday in
the discussion of private hills. The bank
rupt bills were umade the special order fear
this day week.
In the House, yesterday, tihe morning
hour was passed in discnsoing the imtlmr
taut aqueslion whether certain cmmittees
oif the House shuli tie allowed clerks, at
four daollars a day. The expense was ah
jected to, andl it was sail than time mean
bers were paid far doing tile business them
selves. Thle propisitiot was lnst.
On motion a fii Mr. Jones, of Va.. tihe re
nourt Amf the select committee on the affrav
between Mr. R. Garland of La., and Mr.
Ryunm. was postponed to Frilay next.
It is uoat believed that the report will he
taken up again; but if it shold le. there
will certainly be a serious debate opain it,
ahougl there i6 un pribabilify that any
tihin, will be done its regard to time mtat
The Hnuse went into Committee on the
Civ-il anl Dipmlouimatie hill, andl a nmbemr
aof amezinms thereto wereamtereda andm'
adiseanssed. T1here wans arm tnnderstanding;
thiat no set speeches n political qumestionms
shwol'I he amala, anad that the hii shoulad
lie rep~ormcaed assoona as the numomerouas nm
ameamaents ss ieh were to henfieredl ennmala
be disputaedi oat. Tme aimendmentts, how
e- er, produced mouch dlehnte, andl aligraos
sinius into amere parmy topics werc frequtent
The hiouse met this morning, at 8 n'
clock, fur time paurpose of adournihg ove'r
to Thursday next. No busitness whatever
was tr-ansaoeted. Very few of the memia
ber-s wvere presenmt, mttst of team hatvintg
already leftilte city. Thej3 relief wmha
thti recess will aflurad thtemt, will. ii is mu
be hopied, htave a favorableen'ect on the
publlic huasiness. TIhey will come hnck in
better health anal humor. Exhauisted,.
sickented, atal fretted as they have beena,
wtith night sittings, they are in an tunfim
enntaoion fir legislation. In ~uct, little
has vet been dlone itt the despatch oiftjhe
nece'ssarv- ?.usitness af the session. Thme
p-issaage''of the general appmpjriation bill
tiy the limnse. i-<:h~e first mhing amf pubalir
intmpmortantce that htas been dloe. FTe
amther apiprotpr-iatimn bills, the Suhl T'ra
airy hilt, time hill finr thme secuirity aif the'
publllic ttmomey in the hiandls ofl putbllic a
gent, time sul-jee-t oaf tnt- lIndiant raelamtians,
thme ea-mitiona of the Navy. time amalific-a
tionm of the levennte L'mwma, the Landa hills,
the Banakrumpt bill-all these amnd many
othmer .nhjects oaf pre"w-ing impurnaance, are
yet in he' ennsmideredi by the liamise.
Trhese tare all grtave and nseijghty mat.
let-rsi ndi require the attenmtimn of a em
.'idalaate andl re-da-'ctng Indy oifamen Mys
impressaon ii. tt they will all be is
enmsseda atnd aeted amn. int referettre to thme
initer-emts oif the two great parties utnw
srigging fair powver, atal that thte iamter
eats mf the enuntry w'ill antlie at all enni
Thmere' is to he, thmis day, a granid WVhii
proce-siont itt ihaltore, It ii 'laid thm re
st.e thirty tshontsatmi strmmgera int that ci'y,
whm cmie chiefly faor the purpns'e ofi par-t
e'ipatitng in this Whiig fete. My5
The Senate. yesterdolay, paa'.ea abhe gaen.
rnal apprapriation hill, inatlot ah nan hotr
afae'r alev amet'. Thiis billneen~tpiedl the at
tenationa a'ftmis Hnnase nimat exolmsirely
fair a mth.ilt FTe hill was raeferread to
the Coatmittee on Finance awl it was al
most inmedinttely repmurtead batk by Mrl .
Wright, with anm amendmn-en: striking .nat
mtme apprpriationa of 45,0100 diamlars for the
t-wo tnexi volima of Clarke and Jainewa'
Ducenmentamry .Hi-awry of the Atmericetn
I ev'nittionuary. Mr; Wright asakedl the
Senate to net on the amndinient at on'e,
fr, if it w.. as o areeA tr, ho hoped ih.
"I-11wonld he passed, without sen.ing It
back toihelaHouse. Mr. Dat is.suggested
.tlie propriety of a deliberate coasideration
of so-imGrrnnta bill. Mr..Wright stated
that the U. S. Conrs.eoud not proceed in
their business without .an imniediate ap
propriaina .and tither branches of the pub.
lie service were also sulirring. froin the
delay ofthe bill. The ame'ndment wan.
tnken up and discuswed. Mr. Bemitn and
others statedihat the-cfitre inder which
tie contract was made, rrhe prnting of
thias work, was eilntraced in a few wards.
whih cOneleil its mn.attiine. anal slipped
into flhe general aipprtiiorinti:it bill at .the
:3lsilour oif thesession, byli the Clek of
Ih. Molinse, wh t was oneutrth cintrnctiig
parties. and pisased unnoticedil- Thle con
tract, a, aorigiisally inade, involved mu. ex
pemne of ia mtillian and a halfaif dool.ar.
He cetuienteal that the enntr.set was votid
from surrepriiioinns.ne; biut le was'willing
Its renanneraite te p ar.ies nil shitlish it.
Sthanid the volumiee printed was tatere tra,
andt the c..nitraae autihoried the parties lit
print all tihe tral they cinild iad. either
in or out fof print. too an indei.ite extent.
The vatInm jnulrealy printed. anid which
the bienmte has rafitrel to receive. thimigh
the lI-o-se hall i.tkete it. ena teirly thirty
thuuannd dallars and ha.l heen paid fir,
.e wutili uint rote atither cent for the
work. au-l he %iuild m helnineted. Iy the
cry thnt we muss seany teip goivernnei for
sn'fAr thi< fr-and to pias4. lie woul like
to see % ho. in 'he either ilione, wmoul kaaz
nrd this tiAl rather than arre~t this fra.l.
The appjoraoprition wan stricken aunt.
Iens 20. mnma d. anad tie hill was ias.eal.
'r[Ile latll tmist tiw gis .ack tim the Mlouse.
Mr. liliutbnal aifered a resolution fNir the
appaintamiet A* a joatmir e-4nnamatimtee fit taIth
Hant-es n in g.ate fle sijer: or cl irke
an1l .latnes- emiraer r.r printtan: thisol oe
uamtary listory. ;ail os repoert uyn tie
expjewle ao f thalihin the cataeorart anad
relan erm:ti i thri for their expe.ies.
The eninte adj.imara-ad tas Thr-alay.
Thi<i Dis i.-memniry liimary as oaanenf ile
tmint vales title waorks. ever i.olertakent Itt
isis elioa try. It t-a trily a tnainntal woiric,
sta ivell ertl; no reasnntable aitnait Cmf
laannev. 'hel lettmens heave leen eaI
lectelI sat gaent expeanse from initiidaual
it (itals, 'rmnn tile archives fir the ,everal
S:nten. anm firemai thimie air time 1lrimih ga'v
ernmient. Time wcork % ill arla.rame the en
tire iatdlv nfdoateoanImtseaary histary frmfthe
fir-t setil--imnt aifeach t fite ceniannies to
lie ndaolition file ralaerah cnn-iaitatiaimn in,
17811. Ainy he . Statea ;egi~haninre htnve
ormed their atmenmian tap this subject, atid
have exhibited n luntlale zeal for mite cil
leetion ;sifd preservainan ior ail the dnen
ineits cainnectel with their early biamiry,
Mr. Jtoneif has spe: t nearly his whole hME
in miakitg the eollection which he is anow
pulialintmesg under tie enttract abiove rerer
red to. instend a rsniieuanin the wirk,
it i< to le hipel that Ciongresa will alo
pinimt a cnmtttmitte tai siulieriited its pubili
cliton, diret the exclnw.inn off every thing
which d1--aerves the namie of tsash, sali
nthervise mmaiv the contract so as render
it less olijectionable.
Sr. AOGUSTf.E, May 1.
Capt. Ila1imes', at soamte pilae west fif
St. Jaihns River, struck a trail, and after
foillnwinig it ip sume distance. and int
finiing the 1 tlinin, snepected the lamlinias
imaight lie lillant ini hien; lie aenanlitaly
laid fimr inen in atmilusi, and piraiceeded
oni with the r,-st or his campaty: sharly
afterward. wi Ildians anime up, aned were
fired on by ae tmfea in c mnenahent-kil
linig aine, ail smo hadly waouniding she a. her,
that he was taken.
We did noe learn the date of the nccin
rence. though it happened very recently.
Fran. the sauc.
IN I)I ANS.
Extract of a Ietter to the Editor dated
Fon-r LausDYnDa:.L (E. F.).April 24.
A mtuast provaking anad unexpecteed inei
denmi aenrredl aihaut a half a nuade from this
The wtater ini New River leenming
r:her harnekish at uimes, opposite the post,
it has been neresary ainacende the river a
short distince imi arder to proure fenhd.
Whmlst a party oif Giv men were perfoirm
ing this aduty, in a smtall buoat, they were
tired mupon lay some Inadians, who wrere
taeinie ini a tumngnahe sernhi, th~e maer
shy antd usutally inanatemlnture aif which,
has nanays indultcead the helief iliam n l'u
iman tteing waie ever utilertnke loenter
it. Three aif the men were womandedl, thme
ohier twio esenpaing unhtlt dergm. Heat
ten, n inuni whlemS:<eemlary haearinmg as a
seadier, has anays enili-ted time most exal
tedh apmprmhnlint of all ansder whoan he ever
servead, i' tlhonm~hi tea lie maornlly waonnded,
two hulls hmavitmg penerrnis his boday tnear
the liver, TIh.- undians were ail seen bty
iany aafmhe soldiers, but?, frotm the number
aif'halls which tank effect, there must have
i~eem at least hi ilfn daier.
A party aaf dieen n tiurenty metn, under
(.nyi. D.ividsonii who eiuitnaldhis peat,
reneirtedl with e tatmst preimptness tn
thme sarnta in which mhey were eneitaed,.
but were in'tnble, writhi all the nubotmunded
zeal which sumchm a aheed aaanhit inspire,. to
anvrtake te shy uend tmuirearaons rnsculs.
they htavinig yelled amnd retrenteel so saoin
as their bloitdy adesign was aeeomplished.
TALAU,.ngSrJ, Al ay 2.
The report af mbke mnurab-r of another
famtily byJ the Itulimna, 'inentinuied Iats week
in citmfrmued. Tn'ae limuas, alautt lifleen
ini nttuber, appmearedl an te pireimises or
.Mr. 3'Lean, emn thet Tohetee., early ini the
tnamrmim, and ma e re dlic,vered bty one of
he daughrtmers, wholan i te the hunaaae anal
iany,-. intmrnmmntin mn tahle fuaaily. a'urs. .31.
aemak lier chaltlren, three ja inumer, anal
tmade- for the h:awaiiek, when they wee
evert.akemn atua inhuantly hauteleredl by the
[ndiiatns. AIres. al.'s throat wtas eut, ande
her cthbir,-n beatemn to .lenth with pinae
lani. hea Inans returnedl tat tie hin-e,
where Mir. AI,'s -ot. nhaina 163 vents of ae.
hadl aeterminted t defendaa hitelf, an-l ired
ra'egetly am the inadinns. Th-ey then at
etedi tat fre thei knutse, lhe meians of tir
ren a wrappeida nll ihablazinmg .o'n. Fail.
inn in these eflirte,. outoapprannmhedh tith
a inirh, but he 'ves slng doewmn hy the hah,
mmnd hans tsince becen founta denia- They
set lire int several antt-hluies, nde retnt nil'
M1r. te1. was tasent at the tie heat re
turnted taowardia evefing, to witness th
inhuaman saerifice of hts family.
nfrm.tion =.as given to the troops in
ihat qlrter as son as possble..wen wct
in pursuit; and after tilihawing trail for a
diay or t wo, returned w ithonu finding. the
Indians. Tie greatest vigilence is neces.,
siary'o p'ren these frequent depresla
ians; and althugh several compamies of
troops are cosaiainally scouting in that
qiu.:rer, the Iultanseem.able to elude all
puriuit. We know not hmo orwherishese
ulopredatins are to be ended. Ploridian.
We have no news froen Tampa:ince
our last. The report or oveiures: fronm
the hostilities te come in andl remove, is
rodeiirned by 1ite way of St. Aunoustine.
We are informed that a few dlays sin -e, a
wagon was attacked hetween FsartFltirnming
anti l)eanuman'sa [ay. by a party of some
twenty erthirty Inuinss. . A guaniof bix
reguliirs kepit he Indians at hay tir hunt
Into'hnurl, gallantly holhing their gronI
-until their atetion iio. was nearlyexhaus
-tedl, when shiev mntae t charge and routest
the .udians. 'rho oficer incomam-snd was
wo.ts.led an tlhe first fire fros the Indians,
hast u as bruht oir by his felows. An
Inlian and a tig negro were killed by tihe
Frm.the Saoasnah Georgian.
INDIANS IN FLORIDA.
More Outrages. autendcd wil Blood
shed.-We learn fuins anl officer, arrive d
here onl Sunsday. in the General Clinch.
roan Garav's Perry. that of* the 27th or
.2sth lilr.. ais Calif. H atus, 7th infantry,
with lb ten, (;dl mounted) was returning
fruis a -cott., he and his party were fired
cupon ue.or Fort Kng. by a large party of
Judiae. ecnneraled it paliietios, near a
hamumtltoek, anl four of his tien killed anal
live wtoundil. Capt. Rains him.ell havinz
Iteen severely won -ded. Capt R. and
.he survivurs were ecnupellod to retreat
tafore stpnerior nunibers.
(alp. It. rallied his usen, andl returned
tle fire, killin th-ee ohhe ludians, (wigo
are aup.ed I toave been sixty or seventy
in number ) This new oaulreak is pire
,nameds ten b.: owing to the destruetion, by
M aj.ar sini,tait' eiatPtanl. ef sone ef sahe
crlie, ct the s.vaages, in the virinisy or An
unitalligua and IHamoPsa-at, 131 acres ol
rnarn. Easur teea liagh. leaving bteen deoarnyel
y a lie trunos. as also sunme sweet potataes,
lpartly readhy for use, ;and a variety of other
Capt. Itainei, prev'one'y to -.-vng the
Fort, hal cemceale ini the hamneack, a
shell. envered with 1.lankets. which the
Indlians reiovel, and the shell exploded,
unme of theim. it is presumed loss their
li u e s lastaed was seen ahout the spot
lay the trutops.
A voansuateer, nam -l Sanders, of Captf.
Hinely's cntpanv. was killed about the
--atime t lay lencian-, about four miles
fromt Newunnstille. anal another man
wotunded- These white ten were alone
Ont the samne niht. Stanley's plantation,
within three miles of Newnansville. was
visited lay the Indians, and houses, with
the erop of lastyear totally deitroyed.
Corrapandewt of io Constitutionalist
IzJ1tCxDGEALL, May 5. 1840
Yesterday anout noon. while some of
the convicts of the Penifentary were
working at the lot oft he Executive man
sinn, one of them, a painter. by the name
of le:oe. naee his escape, by eluding
thecyearthe gtani. He was pur.,ted,
and brnghtl back ta the Penitettary at
asou 12 o'clsck last night. After he was
pout into his cell. he cnantiel suicide.
ly euttif the veins andl arteries in the
nteighborhuol of one of his ellmws. and
he hled ln death. lie was found dead
is hi- cell this ttorning. The jury or in
quest is now empannelled. butt I cannot
keep this letter ropen to hear their verdict
It willino dlonhlt be juast as I have stated
above. Acllae was servfing ons his third
sentence to the Penaitentiary. He was
sent last, I understandl. (rmitt Bibbeaantry.
He was erisintally from Scotlatnd. lHe
was5 expiating! fear the crime of horse stea
hing, I amt iniformned.
Value of property in Hamburg. S. C.
In 1831) sie lar;ge wrarehaouse, andl wharr
attauchedl, ownesl by Messrs. Covintgtotn &
Pair, was sold for $9.020. Times were
thten posemu anml the properter in good
crder. Oat WVednesday last it was aol
for3l0,020, and she premis a prtty much
gone to rack. If property in H ambur
is wvoruh sat miucl atmrea , tinder exis
ingl cireamustances, than it was some few
years ago, we are of the opinian, that if
real estate in osher places are on the de
eline,.it is not the case in our place.
The late rait&.The protracted anal
unexampled dronsuhi oflast sumaner and
fall, has baen auceeeed by dronenuing atnd
itj.triouas raitts. The rain of WVednesdlay.
atnd. in snate places.af Weodtesday night
Ist, ex-aeeially, was a perfect torrent,
inantatinigthe sections ofeunntry in: which
is fell, tad htas, we fear, done serionsadam
:.-to hnth eontun anal eorn. Accounts
fratm, Mlac.an, Goet., state thaet thaousandscaf
acres have beetn swept and stneh tort: tp
bythe rains.-CAar Cone. 4t& inst.
The Llamburg Journal of the 2nd inst.
smy:-Ona Truceday morning last an at
tempt was maide in fre the lower part of
Augusta. Ga., by a smnall negro girl who
place.l seme fire satder the atepi of the
dwelling ocenptiedI by Mrt. William HI.
Pritchard. it was fertnnately discovrr I
and extinquishted, with but sligh damage
tea he house.
The Fedleric'ksburg Arena says that the
storam afthunderi, lightning, winch, hail anal
rain, experientcedh there on the 2.5th tilt.
wa-a the most votilent ever known there.
The raii fell ina torrents. resembling te
satspomting of as water spont. and tearing
the surf.iee of the land into-enomons. guI
Thte Annal Contference of the Mietho
diet 1~pi-sernpal Chnureb, reenrtly hel itt
Philadetphia, refuasedl by a nearly snani
matns vise tn petition the General Confe
rence to n ske a chtange in the rulesregn
The Grauln Crop.-The Germantown
(Pa.) Telegrapht ca she 21st inst. says:
-The appearance of the crops, of winter
rain, in tis neighborhoodl was never
amore Biatteringat this periodhhan they are,
aithe presenUt time.
1'"' -EDGEFIELDO. CH.
T sAR MI 14 1840.
Dlrmin .the past week. sme pretty heavy
showers of rair..fel in this neighba imtud.
The weatherfoir -4everal days,. ains been
qnite c iial unti uncomfortable.
The ion. F. 1V6 Pickens left this place
1ir Washington in the 12th ilst.
We regret thai de cannot publish lis
weeli, the pr ceedings- of the-Sille Rights '4
Demneraiei meeting, which issetllmhie in
Chirlestan. can ithe 7th inst.. We cnn
give our readers to day, n' short ncnount of
the meeting. whii we enyy from the Aler.
cury. We will publih the full eninctsuat in
We are requested to state, that the following
gentiem,-n are candidates for the House of Re
presentatives of theLegislature, of this State.
DAWSON ATKINSON. Esq.
GEORGE BOSWELL, I aq. .
Capt. nA. L. BOA HA SI,
Col.J. P. CAItiOLL,
Co!. W. S. UT HItAN,
N. L GRIFFIN, Esq,
Dr. I. C. GRIFFIN.
JAS. SHNEPPARD, Esq.
Capt. J. B. SALIITH,
JAS. TOMPKINS, Esq.
Al. WATSON, Esq.
Voltaire speaking of. the generality of
modern orators. says~"what they want in
.lepth they give UP, in length." Every
unfirtmunate editor of a newspaper, 1tljin is
compelled to read The speeches of son.e of
itr public nmen. can hear testimony to the
truth of this remawk. -
Monsieur Bihin. the celebrated giant
has been recently performing in the Bow
ry Theatre, N. York. brnther Jounthan
says that his pasinge was booked for Bos
ton, in two steamimtats.
A Strange Mistake.-The Editor of the
Pennsy a..innm (V. I.) gpt a whig larn
graph into his paper on Monday Ivy mis
take, and the way his whig neigihbors are
joking iin im ohut it, anti glory in his gen
verminn, is a cantton to amateurs.-BrovA.
We are satisfied that no Wuig journal
will ever perpe-rate sueh a blunder, as
inserin; a go5ni Demweraic article in its
We h.ve receive d the rrst No. of the
2nd Va'ume, of the "BapWist Advocate"
published at New York, by Eolt. Sears,
& Co.. and edited lby Win. H. Wyckoff.
The prire is 82 50 ess. per annum it is
a large and neat papem. and is well con
ducted, cntaining mnuch vaiual.le original
and selected matter. We recommend it
to families, especially to those of the Bap
We have received several numbers of
"Brother Jonathan" published at New
York, by Wilson & Co. The price is $3
a year. is advanep. It is a paper of she
manieoUh size-much the lar;e4 which
we have ever seen. As the Temperance
Advocate savs "it looks as if ii was s'rnek
off, by the Belg'an giant." The nmber
before us, conttan some good -A merican
Psietry, Originasl Contributtions. Novelluete,
Sketches of Character, Current Litera
ature. Skeehes o IT avels, the E astern
WVorls, Poreign News in every depart
ment, Translations, T1wilighit Reasdings,
iEditoriamls on curre au ., d msiscelh.nieous a
topics, andi a varsy sir othier miattere, ar
ranged n'tnh-r app.t-t:in se hseadlsenbody
ing a complete 'ahstract andi chronicle uif
the times. "
It is nesutral in polities. and we cheer
fully recommend it to all, who wieh to
,levut:- a pl-rtien of this ir hin C to ingreeable
Thte Tallahassee (Fii.) Star h .. n~ai
ned~t on ners :m-' polities It is nw
condwted by Mr. Casmns Enair ra t ert,
who supports General Harrison.
At a meeting of the Philosophical Society of.
Edgeleld on the second Moexday in Apuil, it
was nmoved by Mr. Terry.that a Committeebe
appointed to enquire into the expediency and
pacticaildlty of unting the ariencre of Agrieal
tare with the other ojects ofthe Phnilosopideal '
Society. apd to report thereon at the next meet
ing. At an extra meeting held, on the firt
Monday in May instant, the Committee ap
pointed at the preceding mneeti-.g.e-enrcisting of
Mers..Terry, BurL and Brooks, abmitted the
folowing Report and Resolations, which were,
adopted and ordered to be published:
The Committee appointed to enquire
into the practicability anti expedienucy of
uniting the science of Agrictuire to the
other oh'eels contemnplted by the Philo
sophical Soeiety of Edlgsfield, beg leave to
report that they have had the mamne nuder
cnsideration, and offer to the Society somte
of the reasons upon which their conviction
of the ntility of such an union is fionnded.
To the mass of mankind. Agriculture is
regardled at. ane art merely. in ito wise de.
pendaint upon scientilie principles. And
i is generally deemed sufficient to insure
success' to the planiter, that hie shall put.
sue the same system that has been prac.
ticed by those who have gone befo're him,
withou't the trouble of enquiriug whether
it -he not ssceptible of improv,ment, and
whether, int this as in other 'arts, the re
searches of practical and *ientifie meb
should not he preferred to that sort of .
knowledge derived from tradition anti con
man experietnee. It is a prevalent ohjec.
tio-and as we think, we shall be able to
sho..-a peett error, that the sciga