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In the House the resolution to close the
debate on the Bank bill on Friday next at
12 o'clock,, came up, and after various
ineffectual a.tempts to modify it by extend
ing the time it was adopted-ayes 104,
Does 97. The Bank bill was then taken
up, and Mr. Botis nade a very silly speech
an the constitutionality of the measure.
This he said, bad been decided by the Su
preme Court, which was the tribunal con
stitutionaily authorized to expound the
Constitutin, and the President, having
sworn to observe it, was bound by his outh
to take the exposition of the Court, wbat -
ever might he his individual opinion upon
the subject. The hill was furtlieradvoca
ted during the sitting by Mesars. Prollit,
Milton Brown, Gamble and Alford, and
posed by Mcssm. Brown of Tennessee,
eller, McKeou and Hubbard. At nine
o'clock the House adjourned.
WAsIsNUTO., Aug. 5.
In the Senate, this morning. Mr. Ben
ton presented the proceedingsor a meettng
in Fauquier County, Virgiita, in relation
to the measures of the Extra Session,
which they unqualifiedly condemn and as
sort the right of repeal, should a Bank he
chartered, and express their determination
never to rest until its repeal be accomplish
ed. Mr. B. expressed his entire concur
rence in the views or the meetin. and to
give a-t opportunity for other Senators to
examine the Resolutions. he moved that
they might be printed. This motion was
opposed by Mr. White. of Indiana, on the
ground that it was disrespectful to the ma
Mr. Archer, though opposed to the Res
olutions. hoped there would be on oppos:
tion to printing then.
Mr. Clay rose, evidently in ill temper.
and moved to lay the Resolution to print
on the table. lic was requested by sever
al Senators to withdraw his motion, but
refused to do so, and the vote being takens,
it was carried-Ayes 21, Noes 20.
Mr. Benton then moved to lake up the
Resolutions, and Mr. Clay in angry tone
called him to order. An animated dehate
followed on the'point of order, whether a
vote to lay a motion to print on the tatlle.
carried with it the subject matter. ii which
Mr. Clay maintained the affirmiati'e. andI
Messrs. Calhoun atndl Kil:; the ue-itive.
ofthe proposition, and she Chair degcde'
against the Dictator. This scene whicih
excited much interest, from the skill with
which the discussion was managed, ended
in a burst of general merriment, when Mr.
Cuthbert rose, and in the ardent manner
for which he is so remarkable, read Mr.
Clay a lecture on the impropriety of the
exercise of the warmth of temper he had
exhibited. The merriment increased to a
general roar of laughter, whet Mr. Clay,
whose irritation was increased by his dis.
comfiture in the debate, expressed his wil
lingness to compare tcnpcrs with the Sen
ator rrom Georgia.
Mr. Benton then gave noice that lie
would move totake up the Resolution eve
ry morning, until lie car'ied it.
The bill to charter the District Banks,
with power to issue irredeetmable pa'per,
was passed. The Fortification 1ill was
passed. The remainder of the day was
spent in discussing the bill making an up
propriation fron the Treasury to the Navy
eusioners-the efort on one side being
20 rO~ the law of 1837,. which all agreed
proper administration or the fund. While
the question otn engrossmng the bill was
pending, a motion of adjournmenmtient was
In the House. the Fiscal Bank Bill was
discussed dnring the sitting from 10 in the
morning until II at night.
Mr. Marshall, of Kentucky, inoved to
strike out the "comp~romise" section, and
substitute it by a provision giving ;he tun
restricted power or branching. This w il
probably iJe carried.
The speeches of Messrs. WVise and Hlun
ter were especially able-thme latter genitle
man is rapidly rising to atn elevated ratiik
among the statesmian of our country. TIhe
eoorts of nearly all the Whaig speaker,
have been directed to prove the conistion
tionality of a llank. This is evidently im
tended for the benenit of the occupaut of
the White hlouse; but M r. Tyler na-, opm
ions on this subvject, which were torumed
before some of his prceun would-he in
structors saw the lighit. You many set it
down as certain as anay thinag cain he which
is in the womb of futurity, that the llanik
Bill now before Congress, if it pnsses that
body; will be vetoedl by 'he P'resident.
Wasuiio-ros, Augue! (
In the Senate this mnornin::. upon the
reading of the journal it was discoveredl to
be nlot exactly a "falbfu! record" of the
proceedings on the polit of order yes'er
day, and on Mr. Cailhoun's motion it wa
amended. The Cause for tile 'lhscrepiancy
between the facts and the record wvas soon
made apparent. On yesterda~y, as I ia
ted, Mr. lientoa presented a piaper con
taining the proceedings of a metmg in re
latiotn to thme measurcs of the extra sessonva,
which he moved to have printed. Mr Clny
moved to lay the motion to prinit on the
table, which was carried. On M:- llen
ton then proceeding to address the Senate
on the subject of the paper, he was called
to order by Mr. Clay, at whose inmstaince ilie
Chiar decided that laying a nmotion to prit
on the table, also laid the subject nmatter on
the table. Mr. Calhon appealed fronm
this decision, and was going on to discuss
the point of order, whenm Mr. Clay c-alled
him to order. Mr. Calhoun asked him to
state his point of os der. Mr. Clay wit h
much arrogance insisted on his taking his
seat, and requested the Chair to call him
to order on the ground that an aippeal on
a point oforder was not debatable. Mr.
Calhoun very composedly kept the floor,
and asked for the decision of the Chair on
the poitt of order. The Chatir very
promtly decided it in favour of Mr. Cal
houn, who thten went otn at some length to
discuss the poinit of order, utiil the expira
tion of the mnorninig hour. Thiu morninag
after the journal was read. the Chair said
that the question before the Setnate was the1
second point of order made by Mr. Clay
on Mr. Calhoun, when in fact, he had yes
terday decided that question, lIe was re
minded by seve-ral Seniators of the fact,
but he chose to be so obsiuse in recollec
tion, as to make it apparent that he had
been tempered with during last ev'ening,
and that the falsification of thejournal was
..l. . art of tbe scheme to reverse his de
cisiun. lie nad no recollection, therefore
Df having. decided the question yesterday
and gave a directly countrary decision to
day, than an appeal on a point of order is
not a privileged question, and is subject to
a motion to lay it on the table, which must
he decided without debate. Air. Calhoun
then appealed from that decision, and in
a burst of indignant eloquence exposed the
insidious attempt by this collateral move
ment to introduce the gag law into the
Senate. The morning hour having expi
red, the debate was interrupted, and the
Senate took tp the Naval Pension hill,
and all attenips at repealing tie law of
1637 having failed. Mr. Calhoun moved
ati amendment that no new na mes should
be put on fie Pension roll under the act.
of iS39. This was voted down by the
easting vote of 31r. Southard. Mr. Man
gmn, at first, stood ipl in its favor, but at
the instance of 1r. Preston, set down and
voted against it. A limitation of the law
to the enI of the next session of Congress
wasthen proposed by ir. luchanan which
was carried against the earnest renonstran
ces of Mr. Ilumington, Mr. Choate and
some others, who there is mitch reason to
su--pect have a dee) interest in th.- perpet
nation of tie abuses of the law of 1837.
The bill was then passed. The bill for
the Distribution of the proceeds of the Pub
lic Lands was then taken up, and Air.
Smith of Indiana, aildressed the Senate at
great length itn favor of the bill. Th'e Sen
atu then went into executive session, and
in about two hours after adjourned. I
learn there was an attempt to confirm a
nomination ofan Abolitionist, (and have
reasoni to suppo e it was .1r. Everett.)
but ittfiing it too hazardons to put to the
rote, it was hung upon the satte pg as
those of Bela 11adger, Penrose and 5 ne
it tle ilonse the lBank bill was passed
-ayes 12S, navs 27. FEvery aiendnet
was prointly voteif down, in pursuance of
a previous deciioi in caucns, 1ad the hill
wa. pa-,d priely in the shape i came
from tI e Setnate.
The Dank Hill is pa'sed ly a viote of
128 ti 97. Cx:Ictly ill the shapIe it cale
fromt the Seinse. A. miotiona ini Cutnit tee,
was mtnaile lv 31 r. Adamts, to strike out lie
cloipromime~ sectiun introduced lv Ar.
Clay in thei Senaie-some rive or six Whig.
only voted w ith him, and some forty lemn
ocrats. The truth is, the Whigs were
afraid to send the hill back again to the
Seiate by adding any nmendient tio it,
for fear it should then fail; and the Demo
crats were equally averse to any amend
tmcuts-wi-bmig the hill to go 11) the exe
cutive, and tot be stopped in the Senate.
So both sides were gratified in tie Bill
passing exactly as it came from tile Setine.
All now look to the veto. The Whigs
fear it, but do not believe that T% ler has
nerve enough ti exercise it. The Demo
crats except it, but have also their feam of
the President'% lirmness. The Virginians
w Io are in his confidence, have no doubt
ofthe Bill being vetoed. I have no doubt
miyielf, the veto will be ut,aand that the
di'solutionof the Whi ois atand
-a week wi tell.
The Senate were occu'pi uring near
ly the whole of to day's sitting'it discus
sing ahe appeal taken by alhoun from
'Ka tpo; a, wbi 1he o dou was
muadestbkhisddio ifl~ - I.
trodmcinag the in a o
so palpably erroa
tors had the b
ini its favor. The vor
--shall the decision of the Chair
ed"was ayes 9, 'toes 30(-eight hI~
Whigs voting int the negative, while Mr.
Preston anad somte others "didged." The
qluestioni was thetn takent ont the appeal
romt the deccisiomn oif thte Chair, hy Mr.
henton, and after the decision was miate
rially modilled, it was sustained biy a party
vote. fThe Senaite then adjourtned.
In the fliiinne a tmotion was made to
take ny ithe hill for the repeal of the ide
petndemi Tireasury. This was rejectedi
lives be, itue, rS. The lhankrupt fill wa~s
then ta:ken up, and reaid through, whlen
a mtiont wsas ma-ile to lay~ it tasidle atnd take
upi the lRepeal lill, t his andi two or three
othe(rs ofra similfar ten fency were defeated,
whetn a moition was madle for the Com
mit tee to rise ns hiebt was carried. A mo
ion wsas then miadfe tio discharget th Itom1.
mtittee oif thle Whoale ftmmo the tfurt her con
sieral iion of th li epeal lill, and thtts was
carrid-aves lt:3. noes lt)12. Several
questionis of oirder we:re madeil, but were
lromttlyl overrunled by) the Chlai r, anrd the
hill n'as brought inito lie I louse. By this
ite( htoweve(r, thle Sentate hadl adfjourtned,
adi it was laundti thfia the purpfose of aill t bis
"hut andI indaiecent haste,"' coldi not hie ae-~
comp jlished. Th'fis w5 as to send the llank
lill atnd the Itepieal hill toget her to t he
Presidentt fur whlichi purpose tho formier
had been kept back several hours. The
lill asas thent sniTe.red to lie dleintted, n ad
the I luse adjournecd aboiut four o'clock.
AIr. Pickens hiavintg the floor for Monday.
IlThe Banik lill is tnw before the Presi
dett, and the Wh'figs conifidently assert that
he will sign it. They will lie tmistaken.
There is sotme doanhlt, hiowever, wheter
ie will place hitmself on the high groutad
occupied by fhim in former days otn tbis
qeston, or whether the veto will be qlual
ifleld by a reeommendation of "'the thitag,'"
which you call "the otter." It ,is also
thought lay manay that eveti if the Presi
dent's veto is ata unqualied one, the lpre.
sent cabintet wil not resign, as it wsill lie
imucha muore 'agreeable to them to foirsake
their pritncipiles thati forsake their places,
'lAt.Nt~GTo", August 1'.
Ina the Senate, this mtornitag, a itesolu
tio submtitted by AIr. Claty, of Alabamia,
mmnie days since, was takein til. Th le Res
ilution was an inq~uiry of the Secretary of
the Treasury whether additiotnal clerks had
een appotisted in the Land Oite flu reani
ince the -ith Marcha last, and ifso, the can
ies for the intcreanse.
AMr. Smith opposed the Resolution as
ncalled for and improper.
Mr. Clay replied at some length. insis
ig on its propariety, as pivimg the piublic
in opportujniiy oftcontrastintg the aets of
his Admniistration with the professions of
etrenchment of those who support it.
Mir. Preston theta, in a most granadilo
pUnt effort, which was most liber~tily inter
persed wvith scraps of la w L atin and qutota
ions fr.m Vig,lae tbn.. ,sse...., AI .
ninistration as the "dsest and best" tie
:ountry has beeu blest with for a great while
2n11 that it was liberal almost to a fault
in tolerating political differences of opin
ion. lie evinced a pe'fect knowledge of I
the situation of our several diplomatic
functionarics abroad, which could only
have been attained by-laborious investiga
tion, though, doubtless, iL was a labor of
Mr. Buchanan in reply, expressed his
satisfaction that ihe Senator from Souh
Carolina ladna again biekled onl his armor,
after the inglorious ee he had indulged in,
for some lime, but hathought his remarks
in relation to the extrvagauce of the lior
mer Administration,. onld have been
more appropriate nin otlis back, and
thought it was a poor evidence of reform
whei the abuses of t4 present Adminis
tration are attemptedito bejustified by re
fe rence to similar abuses of the past.
Mr. Ilenton in reply to Mr. Preston said,
lie would endeavor to eonirast facts with
fancy, and as an evidesee of the liberality
(of the dominant party, read Mr. Webster's
letter to the Prcsident, Which the latter
within a few days has transmitted to Con
gress asking ini appropriation of $7.000
far outfits and salarieg of new Jiplomatic
functionaries ti lie senout in place of tho7se
recalled. Seventy-tko i thousand dol'ars
for the purpose of displaeing Democrats,
whose situratitos were to be filled by Fed
eralists aid Aboliaionists, akel i1r at this
Extra Session, whichiwas called io relieve
the distresses of the ciunry, and the only
relief so far, have beeo bills to create a na
tional detat, atnd] a biloio increase tle taxes
between eight mad nico milliors of dollars.
Without taking a gv 'U ou the Resulti
tion, it was laid ov
The notive for the.4snltiion was thi!:
When the Commissioner oftne Land Office
entrred ton his duties,'is first movement
wa< tt aisclrarge fIrteen Democratic
clerLk, who were amdg the most ellicient
iii the public service. 1Mr. Tyler vetoil
ibis act (if proscription, and tel of the
clerks were replacedz, To accomplished
their object iii ; anothermode, iew appoint
menat: sot Federalists #Id Abolitionists (a
son (if the nottarious Sle being anonag the
number) have been made, iracreasing con
siderably the nnmhmero clerks, and in) a
few maonutlhsa it will ie 1und that the force
can lie considerably?"reduced" without
detriment to the pubb service, when the
Democrats will of cothe be the first upon
which the reduction sWill operate. The
zeal displayed lay Mr. reston is accounted
for by the fact, that %ost ground consid
erably with the Presid t lay his course on
the Bank Bill, and he senleavoring to re
,ain his former positici in the sunshine of
T " bution Bilwas taken up, and
the med inidiscussing various
the I Iependent Treasu
repealed er an animated do
134. Noe S.
r.P kens oppos je repeal.in a very
atime h, in which e whole subject4f
s=e eieets prodneed .'he comio sim
amr ofthecountl Y the pae
jtsam, was argued in truly philosop
sprhi. A Resoluti adjournment on
the 18th was prop a it is thought
probable that-at will o-morrow.
THE TAaJFF, WITE WE EIeEPTION.'
People of Geoia lopk at this! you will
hathe following extracts, that a oorth-.
aacorrespondent of a
himself a wihig (appai
dems the ract worthy of
of the U. S. voted for. ih
BLL. when the MASSACBU
SETTS DELEGA TION divided em the
questio..W Thme writer is slightly mistaken,
Mr. AWfoid alone roted against the.Bil.
All the otliers of our representation votead
for ii. Alas! what is to become ofeonthecrn
rights, of state rights, atwl soutihern inter
ests. if the "great whig party," that party
mi which tnorthern influeceas thnrs pareadom
inantte, c.an sea mislead the saons of G;eir;a
aiad jig~tle them bay party tria'kery inito -ncha
a comtet aial aif their constituets interests ?
Whota doees not see in this si;;n. int the clonda
"no a bi;;::er thana a mn's lhald,"' wshich
shia!l yat barea k in thunder over the de.voated
south! Pecuple aaf Georgia piondler this thaing
mi youar het-arta! A Q Uhl F.T alA.\.'
To rik l'ditors~ of the~ Phika. .Naturdaye (courier.
WV.stunon, Ang. 2. 1ill.
1)ear Sirs:-TIhec thirad anambt ofs the ses
Si' ni hats caommaeniced, andl still thle ends
seemats ;afar aah. Soime pretenda tat sdv thaat
a he Ilaiouse will aadjoura on thea !bbt al' A u
gnst: butt I sla neat lelieve ir. Aatecnan of
woirds have yet to be poaared ant tiponi the
Blank ;ande llaankruipa Bill in the Illouea. andta
upotn thae I )istribaution and T1aritl bill, ini
'lThe TI'ariaT Bill, after a wee-k's dlicus-.
sian, was tni Fridlay ordered to lbe en;;raaedl.
Th'le Mlass;ausietts gLl/gntionz adivi ledl
gates wemi ini a bodly faor the bill. I'lanay
sceem to conidealr it an act of hasty legislai
tion, and air. Prohits, of India. inadae tno
hatnes of expressing this opinioni oaz the
T'he haill taxes Tea, Coffe, Mallasses,
Sugar, andl Salt to the tune of~t ;napr cent.,
atal allows a drawback oan rail rada irsat.
It also huts a lighterduty on Goalad Watch
es. Jewelry, Gemas, and Precious Statnes.
It is like a wizard's swords, anid cuts
On Saturaday, the bill was passed by 1'5
majoray; 116 yeas and 101 nays.
The oppionents of the bill uiv o weden- I
vored to change its title,. Mr. Wise movedI
to call ia-"A lill to violate the compa~ro
liaise act, of March 2, J833," instead oft
A hill to regulate duties atal draw backs.'
Mdr. iiack, of Pa., moved toi mrake it
'A bill to tax the people to pany or athe
umount udistributed to die money lendaers, a
atock-jobbersa anda speculators. Buthi get
letnen, rafter havitig made their spe~che..
wvithdarewr their atmendments-lhe title wsas
Franm the Augusta Ceonstitutinaists. |
It will lie fair the people of the saitth tat a
emermbher that as a. -rlief maeasu~rr, the
Whig Ilouse of Represetatives of theia
butted States. panssedl a baill laying a tax of ti
10 per cent.oat Tra, Mplasses, Sail. Cof-T
e,. Nuar.' and othuer .te..sair aafriifr. t
tif that quei lainngs as Prcious Sins,
';old and Silrer Epauhls, Gens, Eangra
'ings. Statuary, and other articles of this
lescripition, can be imported free of duty.
iot one democratic member of Congress
ioted for ilhe hill. The vote in favor of
he hill was 116, against it 101. Of the
101 votes against tie hill, S7 were demo
:rats, and 1-1 whigs: the 14 whigs were
ilcsers. Aliord. llorden, Everett, J. Ed
wards, Gilner, ininter, J. Irvin, w. W.
Irwin, Mallory. Sahlontnil, Slade, Van
ltensselaer. Wallace, and Winhirop.
Ily btateents fromt the Treasury De
partmnent, and laid before Congress ily the
Committee of Ways and Means, the im
crease of revenue ly the new tarilT is es
tinated at about ten millions of dollars.
The article of lea, which is now free of du
ty. will produre $l,063,517, and increase
the value 53 cents. per ih.-The article of
Colee, which is now free, will produce
Si,709,211. and increase the value nearly
2 cents. The nrticle of litankets, costiog
not exceeding 75 cents, which are used by
the poor anl negroes, and which pay now
a dity of 5 per cent. will have to pay a
dity of 2 per cent. Wines, which produ
ced during the year ending :0th Septem
her last, according to existing duties, $199,
07", ate estimated to produce, according
to the new tarilT, a revenue of only 8141,
835, while the article of Tea anld Cule
will produce a revenue of $2,792,741.
Correrrpondrnre of the Charleston Mercury.
Savann . Aug. 10, 1841.
Front Florida.--The favorahlo news
which we publislied in our last, we are
happy to perceive its confirmed by the ful
lon% ing letter which was received yesterday
ly the arrival of the Newbern, Capt. 5lc
Nulty. from Pilatka.
1y this arrival we also have the St.
Augtustine News of Fi iayla last, from which
a couple of extracts wi!l e found sudjoin
Front the News we learn that the fol
lowing oflicers accompanied the large
scott, mentioned in our correspondent's
last letter. tnq havinrag left on the 30th ult. for
the Everglades, vix: Captains Burke and
Wade, Licuts. Taylor. Steptoe, Van Vicit,
Wise; Sherman, .Ord and Fields, of Ar
tillery, and Atss. SurgeonSimmons; Lieuts.
IRogers and Mid shipman Watkins, of the
Navy. and Lieut. Sloan, of the Marines,
Maj. Childs, who was to have commanded.
was left sick at Fort Dallas.
Currespondenes of the Siraninal Republirau.
1 rLATKA., Aug. 7. 1841.
Gentlemen.-The prospect still continues
to brighten; besides the band of Co-a-coo
chee, which are all in, small parties of In
dians are coming in daily at Tampa Bay,
and recent accounts give strong assuran
ces that Sam Jones will come in soon.
A small detachment of troops, with some
Indian giidcs, left a few days since to
meet a detached party of I lalleck Tusten
uggec's hand; and no doubt is entertained
bu; that they will also be induced to come
;.One Company of 7tlh Infantry is to he
oitidat Wacasassa, oo at Fort W hee
14ck aii-three at Charley Emeta's Town
these Ave coipanies have been stationed
at Fort Micanopy, which post has been
abandoned.- Yours, &c.
plantation of Col. F. R. Sanchez, in Ala
ebua County, and -wayjaid dhe field, for
the spa ofkilling some
by a black
eat the plantiotn.
2tror 26th, they pluandered
ed WVilliamn T1ownsentd's place,
aut 12 mtiles from Necwuansville.
Upwards of 100 lndianss, men, women,
and childrent. have conie itn at Tama;
prinaciptally of Coacoochece's htanda. A
mnonags themt are some warriors from Samn
Jone's paarty. It is betlievedl thtat the whoie
of Concochaee's hiand htave come itn, as re
qcired lby haimt throuagh thec ruanners thtat hte
set taut f'romt his parisont at tamtpa, The
chief, and all hai, paeople are ket aon boardl
vessels at atnchotr int tihe llav. atnd are well
guarded; noat lbeing altowetd atny lon::er tot
remaint uapont that soil whtich haas beena the
scene oft their oft repated treachaeries.. andi
amuirdersa. rThe chtieflhimtself. n~ itlh sonme taf
his wairriors, are itn i runs. Titus wei see
that thIe bian aintg htimr back fromrt New (Or
le.at,, :and puatt ing hi-, nsek itt dlanger of a
htater, htas rutie.al in gettiang itt bat pee
plc. lie was, certainily, as Coal. Worthi
retmarkedi, " te bcst card in hisi hand,"~ atal
Ia i, undaterato thtat:tom o .at'tf A leek PTus
len-:r's handi aire di ~ce toawards~
tht chief, atnd tare watchait ni ianapportuni-t
1y tot citmae int-st s:ay the pri~ioneres. Thear
tanesra;:e ttow sent, by ( 'tl. W. tiao te it
liats ana, it t atno talks forn tem
i tey' ('aitte at they tust goi at onice ta
Arkans-hntt lhe tdoes nor care whtether
lacy comet tar nott ; h as storn as thec prtoper
'easont arives lhe will catcht thtem, anti force
tem tat goa, ear hang atem. Theyv are ntu
wraaded to comte int, butt ontly ttohl athis
s their day ofgrace; anal if thtey chtoose to
avail atemse' .:es of it, well ; butt if nt, to
ake thea coutscteteces." Tis is thec priop
rr w ay tta talk to thtese people. andl we dlontat
iiit, wilt parotduce a good elleet utpont themt.
Ieantimte, ptartiesotf our trooaps are kept
oanstantly in mnotitan; 300 mlena are now
arching the Fverladles itt canoes: antd
wo or thtree dletachmtents are movinag bty
andt, for thec purpose of co-operatting withs
hemo. rTe idians will thtus lbe madle to
now that a system of warfare has comn
nentcetd whtich will break upi their secret
iding places, atid allow tem no rest uni
ii they sut retnder.
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EDGEFIELD C. Ii.
T nUasDAr. ALcGUST 19, 18.11. 1
gy' Our readers are referred to the first page e
if this paper, for the able remarks oftie lion. I
F. W. Pickens, on the Revenue Bill.
gi' We acknowledge the reeilt of a numa
ler of speeces mo the loan, ren'm and distri.
bution Nldis, firom the Ion. F-. W. i'ickens, part
of which, had we had room, we ,hould have
laid before tour readers. We can only pronise
the publication of them, as soon as we get clear
of the regular proccedings of ('ang res, as we
are Patisfied our patrons are anxions to know
how that body consumies their tine.
An in ce-t was held by A. B. Addison, q.
Coronor of this District, at the hiese ol T. I-.
Martin. over the body of Ansley J. Colvins, on
the N th inst. The verdict of thle jury was. that
Colvincame to his death, by a wound intlicted
onl the left side of thle head, with a rock, by one
Philip Falkner. We forbear making any corn.
ment upon this unhappy affair, as Falkner is
confined in jail. to await a trial.
Statue of iI'ashinton.-(Greenougi' s statue of
Washington has arrived at the seat of Govern
ment, and will be immediately polaced in the
capital. It is of such colosscal size that it will
be necessary to take away a portion of the wal#
of the capitol to introduce it. 1i- was executed
at Florence. in Italian marble, and over twenty
thousand dollars have been approprciated at dif
ferent times for its purchase.
The Bidile Suit -The iother Jonathan of
the 7th inm.. say:-" On Tuesday, icc the pro
thonotary's office. in tle Court of Common
Pleas, at Philadelphia. the councsel in the case
of the United States iBank against Nicholas Bid.
die, Messrs. IRawle, T. 1. Whaa ton, and -. W.
Hubbell, filed their declaration, setting furth
the amount of datnages which they claim, at
$1,000,000. They also entered a rile on the
defendant, Biddle, to plead in eight days or
judgmenL The counsel for the defendant are
Josiah Randall, Esq., G. 31. Dallas, Ese., and
W. 31. Meredith, Emi.
Reported Diffreuitirs at IIrashington.-The N.
Y. Amerirau. has a letter from its Washington
correspondent, who expremses his opinion that
President Tylerwill veto the Bank Bill, where
upon the Cabinet will resign, and a new Virgi
nia Cabinet be constructed. The correspon
dent of the Evening Post has also heard of the
difficulties. Mr. [lives, says the writer to the
A'meriran, w ill, tin doubt, be the new Secreta.
ry of State. These rumors it appears, are not
new. and frocm the fact of their having been
sone time current, we suspect there is more
truth it them thanli the friends of the administra.
tion care to admit.
Yellow Fever.-The New Orleans Ike of the
6th inst.. says:-, We are sorry to say this dis
ease is spreading among th1e unacclinated por
tion oroufcomnnunity. Severallcases have oc
in the last t 4 bhh a! a saind
ity Hospita r1e .ne. t-eawise a few cases
under treatment at Dr Stone's Infirm:ary.
" Two deaths f'romn this mauladlv. whcich oc
crred last week, on board the ship Tainma,
were not reported tic the Bloard oh' licalth,
owing to the boudies having bee'n interred at
.-Inother Ticak flobbery.-Wmn. 3MeK. Bal.,
clhier of thce brachi bank of the State Blank of
Acrkancsas, at I ayetteville, recently abcoondlede toc
Texas, leaving the bcank mliiussomce $:14,000t.
BianI I'raud.-Thce suddien~c death oif one oif
thec Tellers in the Canccialin of New (Orleans.
ha.'s causedu an: myie-tgationt inctc hiis ac 'cmits.
whichl as far as thei e'xamination hcadi pcrceeded,.
ha~d dicsewd a dce'c t of ocver $-O,000).
Mbcsesiipp Itcands.-Thecc Gov~ericor oif 31 is.
-i'ippii. lea- gicen ncotice tl 31e .-rs. Ii.e
Co., ecf.\ncisterdacn. that ' tlcis $t.cte cnevec' wzil
pcay the tive ccniihic' ui'dolcclars, is.-ccee inc .June.
I N. or acilcycprticolc of thce at ci'e'e--t due,'. or toc
hero'i'e di'eue', tiecre'."
'"Tce mconeiv'' tic. Gocverncor ,av<. ''did cioc
r.'c: inito lice $ctat treacticrv. 'Thle ctIIce'r. of
tIs tGcvirtrccet hail no cctreei of itS daii-r'.
tcm-'ut. 'Thi ielns we're dli-poc-de ci cin I-:i'. by
cdiic.ic andi t'racccd. icc iee!latccccc of tich 'e tc-nti'
tcteesc andc lawtv' ofi the Stc'e. Thie 31 i-4.,-ippi
Iticeri lLanck.':td thic' itiek oft the~ irtcd S'tate's
were pastie' toe thcis ccctdawt'ai tracctizrtwn. 'ltl
bare I the 'elcdr-etcc'cct ofboccth thcese tc-titcutioun,
acced tol thcenic yo ii cct loc'k f'or pacyient.
Theu Ijank.--Thie ('charetnc .Mrrc'rsry. of the
Iich Iinact., say-s :-'' \1e bceliie'e the pice.,' itcrc'
lst now acre lesokineg fer t veti instued oi'a llank
Wee hcave cno Jlcnhlt they wc ill get wh la: thiey are
lokincg fr--till it mtayl. hecnsieredc ant op~ent
inestion~ till the cca~ii ceccmes inc. andc we give Ice.
ecwc, freocn the Gele,'r. s'ctne' spceccekations oit."
-if 3ir. Tyler were noew teo ..ien the Bcank
mill, it woucild'he noethcien le'ss thcanc acn ,cedmission
hat he cnsenctede tc bce set ccp as a ecndidate tol
iceat tice pecople inteo the ,.cppoml t ofi a Banik
Iriresienct. dc t incccnihincg hcimcself c unde'r thce I
>rfession4e of a i'cng lIfae deeoeted toa oppositionc <
o it. Tro eday the Ian estabbishiccg thec Incdepcenc.
lent Tre'aicry ldil wcas re'pce'alee. wvithcc a. iiew
c coerce thc. .siden'ct ito tihe adopthcionc of thce
acck as thet -:acl agent of the Goevernmccetet.
r. Clayv is cci erm11inede that thce i P eit,.hlc~lI
care nco grocnr~d tic retcat teo buct tice first TIre'a.
ury act. Thlis wcill tie tccttd sctlic'ienut. cneer I
e: ci-cpport eof pcopular opinticn. Thle heliefl'
ais grounicd hceourly, that thce lacck will be nmet
Oni Friday last this place was vi-cited! bcy
very heavy stormt of raitt, hail and wind. ~
ccomtpineed Icy peals ofi' thundeer ande viv'id l
ases of lightcing. We have secim r
ecn such a quanctly of rainc (all dluring so
hrt a pceriodi; acid we have had a copious ~
hower every day sicec, and somue days
wec or thirce.
WVe uncderstand thcat the crops of corn inc
omne parts orf 1he I)istrict wiereneanrly de-.
tryedi by the winde acnd hail; hut we doiei
ot learni that muich damcage was sustainced
my tec farmers in this vicinity.-Greenrille
hIoueuncnrr 1'3th inst.
1*', t/ .1drIrlr r.
DJUST.\1 l.NVi' A T ISAL1.1Il R.-MlS,
A word or two more on the true nature
r1the difficulty, into which the doings of
te Atbolitionists threw the South and the
haracter of its removal, and I shall close.
say their doings; for their opinions never
istressed us. We concede to theim and to
i men most readily the right of holding
vhat opinions they please. It was their
foings, then, that caused the difr-culy.
i ean by their doings, theirdeuunciatory
arngutage, their circular, in which we were
:harged with crimes, of which we were
imconseious, and their unscriptural re
luirement of us to do that which was be
yond their authority to demand of us, as
he condition of the continuance of their vis
ble fellowship. Now it is evident, that if
all the Northern members of Convention
were of the same mind with Abolitionists,
Our contsexion would necessarily be dissol
ved. Whether they were or not, we were
uninformed. This was the precise difficul
ty, and so stated in the Corresponding let
ter, and resolution of the Edgefield Baptiss
Association, both which articles I had the
honor to prepare. Such also was the view
entertaired by the State Convention, as
expressed in her preamble and resolutions,
which I had also the honor to present to
that Body. Now if the Body ofour Breth
retn at the North disapproved of these do
ings of the Abolitionisis, and would give
us proof of such disapproval, so that we
should be satisfied that they were aot Ab
olitiuists, then the dilliculty would be re
moved. Our Northern brethren did of
ford this proof amply and unequivocally
in the Preamble and resolutions alluded to
ahove. The exclusion of Abolitionists
from the Board by their votes in connex
ion with the votes of the South, added a
other evidence, that they were ao Aboli
tiunists. And in this light only is the opin
ion, w hich had been so generally expressed,
that Aholitionis:s should be excluded from
the Board. entitled to any weight. For if
we could sit with them in Convention, we
could act with them on the Board. But,
as membership in Convention is acqnir
ed by the payment of a given sum, with
out regard to cbristian or church fellow
ship, there could he no expression of the
feelings of the members of the Body. in
relerence to the doings or the Abolitionists
by any question of admission to, or exclu
sion, fromt seats in Convention. It could
only be expressed in not placing them on
the Board, and by explicit assurance, both
which were done. It has been said, that
the same expurgation should have been
applied to all the Boards of our General
inttitutions. This is the fact, if I remem
her right, in the Boards of the Sunday
School and Publication Society. and the
American & Foreign Bible Society. It is
iadmtitted that the Board of the A, B. 11.
Mision Society has not undergone this ex
purgation. B3ut let it he understood that
its organization requires of it, immediately
after its appointment, the election of a
committee of seven, to whom the whole bu
s'ness is committed fur the year, and that
the meetings of that Society are annual,
so that the prevalence of Abolition itflu
ence in that Society must be small under
buch circumsetces, wien it is kneeft that
the committee has nota ingte A buliionist
on it. and thte Board itself but two.
WVitht these evtdececs from our leading
Northiera brethren, that they were not Abo
litionists, the questrio witht the South, as it
n ppeareil to their Delegation, was: Can we
renain in the Coenvetntior: with the few
Atbolit iotnista there, thtough their treatment
of its hans not been of te kindest sorn? Can
we~for the sake of the noble cause in which
we nre e:taharked, and which has received
%Iuch blen'ing from (;od, hear w;ih Chris
ian fortitudhe :-eha unkindntess from these
goodl hut mtis.taken brethtren! Can we re
tmaiu with them int Conveation to carry
~ss.rny l-.mrt~at-:. VTe answer was
plain. Wae cait.
A nl noaw is not the chanracter of the re
m oval of th da uitfieniaty a goodh one? It in
valv e, int it tao conacvian of principle, or
of rig ha. It i, not calculasted to offeind a t
one, even th~ Ahlolit ionai,ts thaemselves.
Sotme few were tnot pleeal wiith it. lint
thes~e w ere very fe w, for,as far as may knowl
ed;:e es tetmled, there were ntrt, nut of 2.50
ttembaters oft C'onventiont. 15 A bolitionists
pre.ettt. .- ome .af these were cotaciliated,
ail went homtte w ith altered l iews of thteir
slavehltslitt b lrethrean antd of A baolitionism.
I rsa ter G alt~a- endieared haiimself to the
m 'onventiont by hais mtildl pacenacato:-y con
dutct. ilTe sane oaf the Aboaslitionai-ts, wiho
werai thea Cona vet iota. htas bseena, sinace eur
mtatin:: inaII: Iat imtare. tmodecrated. The
tannater. ina which the remtovatl of the ditli
enhv tn. 'as eletedl, led to sucht intercourse
set ween ther Northtern atnd Southern mem
her,a% to,-tadenr thaema tocacha othter in closer
'aoats.. Tlhe ns hole inatercourse was de
ightfual. "Brothterly loave" was tnt only
,ett to 'ctntinue," taut to prevail, lie,
wvhoa laa e ift on recordi the encouraging
Itrotmise "whecre t wo or tharee are gathecred
ta tmty name. thecre atm I itt the taindst of
haema'" eracion..ly fulftlied it on thtis occa
iona. 11 is pare--idin:: in aluaetace, thte breath
tags of hisawtn blessed peaceful spirit bow
,d ther heart in submission to his will, and
amppily prepared the barethren to submit
htetmsclvyes to one anothter in the Lord. So
leeply itmpressed was the Convention,
tiaathihe fatct that God was itt our midst,
haa the fotllowinag resolution obtained un
ttimtonst n pparovnJ:
"IResoltred, Trhat the ferven: thanks of
his ltnetiont tare dhue to our Heavenly
'ather, tat tharoughtout the deeply inter
stitng discuassions andl transactions of this
essiont lie hans cana'ed to prevail so large
maeasure of Christiata .alfection and har
Andai ...w tn coneltnsion, let me entreat
av brethrena at thte North andi Stuth, to
ellp with their prayers, that the adjust
1etnt of the difliculty tay tnt, to he dis
arthed. My firm conviction is, that the
innner, itt'whaich it was affected,. was of
od, atnd that nooothter mode of adjustment
as coansistetnt with the preservation of
ae utnon of thec Denomitnation. In this
iew of thte mnatter, let us thank God and
ik rg.A ectiosnately yours,
wIi.AM H. J OHNSON.