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is deil, or the payment seeured in the vill.ge.
All conmma etions adlreased to the iditor.
jpigsid, will be promptly and strictly attend
ed to. .
- - Wousi of Represntatives. Drc. 2.
Mr. Gavin preented the Petitiou or
sCindryuitienaof Colletou Distriet, pray
iug that the practitioners of the ThompIt
sonian System of Medicine, may be al
lowed to collectLarges for Me lical a,.
taudant* which was referred to the Com -
mittee an Grievanes. -
Mr. Strother presentedthe .Petition of
isondry eitizens of Fairfield District, pra%
ing that persoas practi.ing3ediciue. In%
der the Thompsonian SyalW, may be
allowed to collect by la wensottable
compensItion for theirt'ees; ' hich
was also referred to th NCdtuivee on
Mr. E. G. Palmer presented the Meaw
rial of the State Agriclturl 1ocVIty,
praying Legislative aid ; whih tias' ra
( (erred to the Commitee on Agricihuria.
Mr. Barton presentea the Petitiou al
y citizens of Pendletno. Pmyinag fI
a s aion of the laws edr iiis Stip;
was referred to thk C~msitted on
Creswell for Anderson. Mr. HMtrehison F4
Oranaeburg, Mr. Aldrieh for Barnwell,
Mr. Wallace for Unioin, Mr. Arthur fot
Riehbaud. Mr.' lemphill urtChcester. Mr.
Coleman rur Willamshurg. aud Mr.
Coachman for Geurictoan.
Mr. Dickiusou, from the Cotmit tee ap
poiue-d to count the balkts given faor
Commisioncr in Equity for Abbeville
District. Reported that 1. A. Jonet, huml
ree.ived a majority. and is conieipwntly
In Senite, Dee. 3
The Presiletm l.al betuore ilte Senate
the feollow mri-: cunmunic;atino:
F-'ORT HILL, -6th Nuv. 1S42..
To the Senate:
' It 1is w) mcntion tet retire from the St.
nate at the c..,e tof the preasent Coangre-s;
unat. a, it i, tie poliiicy er the state to il
the inlce at Snatuor in advrnee t.> gu.arad
again.t tI.e. conattitCey a-o iv wacancy. it
order that the L-gislature. on% hnave tiht
oapportunitty eeitn so int mym e1-.0 ,e. I here
with rrsiugn my place of Senatoar inl Vonl
grebs, to tak.- etI ct on the fou rtht of AMi-cli
I aa~a myelfcof the tic c~iait to explres1
nay pcrofonwt~t er.aue toa the. Legtalature
and a le- pceoeple ofl thr State,. feor the- mt~any
maark, aof concfid- caee I htave re-ceive-d frott
themt. .cndl taer their lirat. tunnavertr ing any
port in thet manty trying scenaea thrcancd
which it has bern mly lait to paas itn the
long paeriod~ of thirty-onec y cars in the Sce
unte of. the Unaiozn.
'r'hat the State may long retain heci
hight stanading an the- Unioaa.nand that the
Uniotn itself. with -un fre-e. atad ha~ppy, am~I
glorious ttnstutiuns, macy he transmaitted.
to the latest jcenerateon, shall, to tmy la%
breach, ever be may ardent parayer.
With the haghest respect,
I am, &c.
J. C. CALlOU'N.
On motion of Mr. Gregg, ahe cmmae
nication wans ordered tea be referredc to
Speccal )citt Ct'nmittcee, amn mesa
wvas ,anc to the 110:e .-lo Rc:ersentatives
askong the upp.ecctnuLn of ac i-oda l~r Ccam
mnittce. Mre-,rs. Grgg Ret andt lliannr
were appoeintedi the comjemten n ca aric
of the denate, and ac message was receivedi
from the Houts. of Rlepresent tivesi cona
curring in th., mewsage, anad infoirnung, the
Senate that the HoFuse- lad a poxinatedi
* Mears. 4-lemminger, Hlenry. amaicohn
Caru. ICD Wijlson, Griacll acnd Hiha
bena, the commtttee on. the part of thi
Mr. Joahn Douaglass, fronm the committe<
-to count the votes for $eaastar~ in the r
States. for sixryeaurs fronm the 4th of Mareh
next, repeta ted George McDutfie duly elect
.In Ilounc of Rresenftices. Dec. 2.
Mr. Pe tin preatled the petition a
T1':omuaMParker and otlaers, praying fo
.inacorpoerteau of Trinity Chaurch-bof Abbe
vi.. 'whi ht wn.. referred to the Commit
t ta,. Incoarporationis:
Also, the petition of sundry citiactns r
Abbeville District, praylig for the aj
pointmtent of another place of Electiob
which was refearred to tbo Comamittee o
P'rivileges and Eletiorm,
Mr. Gaillard presented the petition of
bundry citizens or Anderson District, and
blemeirs of Friendship Baptist Church.
praying acharterr of incorpo'ration; which
was'refrred tis the Committee ou lucor
Arlo, ihe petiton of sundry citizetis of
Adeson bitrict. praying a repeal oif tht
license la respecting the ale of spirilous.
liquors; which was referred to the com
Miitet on thr Judiciary.
The following Bills were read by their
titles. and referred:
A Bill to alter and amend the Patrol
A Bill to establisb the ofice of State
Reporter; %%ere rerred to the Commit
tee one the Judiciary;
A Bill m amend the Constitution of this
State. by limiting the power or the Legis
lature its contract debt, was referred to the
Coimmittee ufrways anid Means.
In Senate. Dec. 5.
The following Resolution. offered by
Mr. DeTreville. nas agreed to:
Res~ored, That a comrmittee of nine
nentb;ers lie appointed to join a similar
ceimmnittee of the Hlouse, to tioniuate u
Presmuent nted Directors or the Dank ofthe
State or S--uit Caroliun:
Messrs. DeTrevill-. Buchaenan. Felder,
Daigii. Elfe, Jet er. Moses.John Douglass
and Jotuson %w ere appointed the commit
tee on the part ofthe Senate, and a uses
sage was ordered to be set tso liouse or
Reprecuitives'.infurmin;; that ouse
Pursuant to notice. Mr. Dargan intro
duced a -Bill to increase the penalties
against the illicit trallic %% ith slaves. for
cotonl:corn. anud rice ." and, ales, a Bill
to atmilisl the pirovisions 1f law fur the sale
of persois coivicted (if Bastardy and Va
grancy. and is, pro.vide other remedies in
subs~titutio.u thereof: the bilis received one
realing. and were referred to the commit
ie on the Judiciary.
In ~~ se oJ Repre'seulati*es, Dec. 5.
Mr. pard pressured the petition of
cities t dgeeld District,praying a new
dicial District. which twa referred to
the commtittee tin Grievances.
Mr. Perri presented the petition of sun
drv ciiirtiS of Abbeville District, praying
for an alteration of the Law, so as to per
mit th'e Polls to he kept open at ak the
daees or Electiotr both Monday and
.'ega , in. Abbevifle Dtrict; which
to the kmrniee og Privile
strict, praying a reduction of
I 'aid fees of Public Ozlieers; which
was referred to the special cd'mmittee on
Retrenchment; also, the petition ofsun
dry citizens of Anderson District. praying
a relief law, which wars refereed to the
committee on the Judiciary.
Mr. Perrin, from the committee on
Claims. made the following reports which
were ordered for consideration to-morrou:
On the petition or thI Commissironeers of
Free Schiuls. for Kirinso:. Election Di..
trict, prayiit* for 8300 25. % hicih was car
ried ito the credit of tie State by ao Act of
heb- Leginheiure. passrd in beceinher. 1828:
On the petition of William Scott, praying
compensation for a slave executed; aid,
no tht- petition of Samuel Jordan. of Ah
heville District. prayir; compensation for
a drave executed.
Mr. Sheppard submitted the following
Rie-olution. which was ordered for cooti
trrntion to- morrow :
Rrsrrd. That the Jradiciary Commit
tee tie itrcled to enquite into the expe
dirrnc f aeling. atI if ihey deem it
expet-dieri. to report a HP 11- so m odiend the
Fouarign A ttnchmen-:t la.aw. ase to anrthsrizer
a .\lneistrater s take ii Itond of a PloinrtifT
in attnehtrnent ns lhe is neot uthorized in
cases ot doma"et tachment.
Mr. lHsrwe-ll preseniedr the petition of
sundry (Zcities of llamne!urg, praying, an
;alteratson ini the- chterc of said town;
n~ hie weas referred to the crtuittee ont
In Ilouse of Representaives, Dec. G.
Pur~suant to notice.. lr. John Smri-b, iu
troduced the followinrg Bills, which were
read the first time and orderedl to be read
a second time to rmorrow : a Bill toi alter
the rates of interest liruam se-ven peri cent.
to six peri centt ; aend to talter the Lasw in
relation to Usuiry :a nBil to exept the~
Sherinffo l'i iabihit'.. fir not servinn ansy
writ or poca nit ttod~td in hii office, at
Is-ast, tone week befoere return day. provid
ed, thre same be served b~efure the Court
niext sutcceding suche return day.
Mr. Middlerorn suhmitted thie flhowvittg
resolution, which was agreed to:
Resolced. That the commit tee on R oads,
Bridges arnd Ferries, be instructed to ent
gnrire into the expedriencey of reviving. taned
re-cennerting. the 2lst Section of " Air t
to reduce all Acres and cla'uses of Acts of
the General Assembly of this State, relat
ing it, t he poiwersanad sluiees of t he Comtmis
siotners oef the Ronads into tite Art." passed
on the '20th day of Decemaber, 18:33.
Mr. Proist. fromt the e..m~mittee on the
Judiciusry, made the follsiwing Rleports,
whaichr were ordered for consideration to
Orn rhe petition ofrtmndry citizens of Arn
derson District, praying a repeal oft lhe Li
r ceese Liew, respecting the sale of Spirit
rous Liquors; on a resolution of enquiry,
- into the expediener.y of giving to defend.
-~ auss in all cases, prosecu ted by inidictment,
the samte process against witnesses, as iu
t provided for the State: on a resolutiom
, .eequirinrg, respecting the expediency ol
; establishinig in each District, a Court ol
p Enguiry, in criminal cases; on .0 Bill t<
exemnt Recnl Estate to a certain esten
fmm evvy and sie, dader execution, an
for uther purpose.
Mr. Harrison, from the committee ap
poin ted to cotant th'e votes foor Sturveyur'
G'oeral, on the third ballot, reprted that
Thomas Frean, recei vote. W. .
fore duly elected.
A Resolution submite
Xr. Sheppard. directing the conmni l
on the Judictary to enquir in'o the cpe
diency of amendiug the Fureign Attach
mnetit Law. Tas conidered and agreed to.
In ,Senate, Dec.:-7.
Mr. Young presented the Report of the
conlsmittee on Incorporations and Engross
ed Acts, on the petition of sundry citizens
of Pendletn. praying fur the incorpora
tion ofa Baptist Church in that village.
Sir. Gregg pre'ented tho Report ofthe
committee on the Judiciary. on a Bill to
prescr;lx the Districts ia which suits in she
Court or qnitty may he brought against
persons reiding without the limits of this
State recommending the passage of the
Bill; an.1 a Bill to alter and amend the
law in relation to recoerding mortgages,
and to retulate the lien theroof, with suu
dry amendments; and a bill to alter the
tite of the sitting of the Courts of Law for
the Soouh Western Circuit recommend
ing the passage or the Bill, with sundry
amaendments; a Bill to give the Ordinary
in.certain caacs, the power to pay over to
an Executur or Adsminsiatrator the proceeds
of the sale of Rea! Estate, recommending
its passage with tertain amendments; all
of which were ordered for consideratiun
The unfavorable Report of the com
tnittee on Agriculture and Internal Imo
provements, on the Memorial of the Agri
ealtural Society of South Carolina. nod
the Mlemorial of the Wateree Agricultur
al Society, praying for an Agricultural our
vej of this State was agreed to.
STite Report of Joint Committee on
liblic Printi-g, which recommended the
adoption ; ,he proposals of A. H. Pem
berton, as Public Printer, being-before the
Senatefor consideration: Mr. DeTreville
moved ihat the Report te recommitted.
Mr. McWillie moved the following amend
ment to the motion to recommit, -I:
6 with itstractions to report- whether or
not Messrs. Dubose:& Johoston are pro
pared to do-tbepblifPeitng it a man
tion was then taken no the motion to re.
commii, 'and the iotion was lost. The
question was then ordered to be taken on
agreeitg-to 'he Report, and the Yeas and
Nays being ordered, they wero taken
and are na lollows:
Ayes-The Hon. A. Patterson, Presi
dent, Messrs. Aiken, Allston, Buchanenu,
Cain, Clowney. Felder. Fickling, Grim
ball, Gregg. Gourdin, W. M.' Murray,
Rhett, Rivers, Smart. C. R. Thomson.
Walker, Ward, and Wilsou-19.
Nays-Messrs. Boozer Boyce. Buford,
Dargan, David. DeTreville, D. D~ouglas.,
ElIfe. Evins, Framplto.i, Gause. Hannah.
Higgins, Jeter, Juhusun. McKenza, 31c.
Willie. Moses, J. S. Muiray, RhaMne,
Sessions, H. It. Thomson, Witherspoon,
The senate therefore disagreed to the
On motion of Mr. nI. qI. Thomson, the
Ser:nte recousidecred the Vote ou agreeing
to the Repart. and the following retolu
titon w as offered ty Mr. I 11. Thonson :
lRsoired, Thai a 3lessage be sent to
the lIouse of Representatives, asking of
that body to rectmmit theJoi Report on
Primeiti, ihr the puirpiose of emiquirinag if
the Publie 'rineting canned be done on bet
ter terms than. that re-poried by the said
cotzttece. Mr. DeTreville mnovced the
inesertiosn of the words "either in Cusin
hia or (:harleson" Tino resolution was
so aeeded, and was agreesd to, and the
M1essage was sent to the House of Rhepre
In lHous' of liepresentatieres. Dec. 7.
rThe Sentatec sent to this flouse, a Bill
to nauthorize copies of certain deeds, leases.
und plats, depositedh in the aftice of Secre
tary of State-. to be used in evidence in the
Courts of ihi,. $tate; which was read the
fir..i ine, and ordlered tu be readi a second
titte leo-m~orron .
Mr. Perrue, presented the account of
Witliamu M. CUlnihegn, fur ptowdrr furnish
ed at Re-giental Ri-view ntm' Birianee~
Encamtpwet: which nas referred to the
commtuittee on Claitms ; also. t he petitin
of sundry citizens oft Ahbbeville Distriet.
praying fur a chtange oif the place of elc
lion ; uhieb was referred to the comittee
on Privileges ntI Elections.
Mr. Boubtait, a Mettber elect from
Edlge-fieldl District. uppeared, wats %woru,
and took his, seat.
Mr. Curt., from ehe committee ion Roadst.
Bridges andh Ferries, made c Report on
the resolution directing an. entquiry ito the
expedeiency of repealing she~ 21st -,ectioen of
an Act to establish ce-rti Roads, Bridges
and Ferries; also, to enquire into the ex
pedliency of allowiit the Cometmissaoners
of Roads payment for utecessary expendi
tiures durmng their meetings; which was
ordered for consideration to-morrow
Mr Perrin, from the committee ont
Claitts, made the following Reporns:
which were ordered for consideration to
nworrosv: upon the petition of Thomas J.
Mellard, praying compensation for servi
ces rendered the State; upon the petitiona
of Mrs. S. J. (&. Moore, praying compen
sation for a slave executed ; upon the pe.
tition of Thomas Pe Cooper, for paytfhl1
nl ?n,,ineeringaon, ,,non thn neti
? ~lyig compenSiO
a,% cretary of State.
a conigtee on. the
A I following 'Reporis: on
Sr citizens of Pend
* . epliu4ation of the la we
* the n emorial of sundry
ci Oiurg 'District, praying
ti behalf of the State,
art y'lige of employing as
i he Solicitor in cer'aiu
ci 1on, directing an enqui
r -neq of abolishing impri
sand, a Bill to prevent
it - x6 to bail in civil suits;
*V .d for consideration to
In Senate, Dec. 8.
ave notice, that on the
se the Bill to provide for
th - ie Free Schools, he
w :ing amendment:
hat from and ftier the
ps , all app'rupriations for
F be made on the hasis of
N sa the several Districts
iis State, so be appor
ti . ; .1:oplamittee of both Hou
si - m, at each session.
Representatives sent to
* -. erurther to prevent Re
i r. Liquors without a li
cease; tWe I teceived one reading. and
was r the committee on the,Ju
di'ca~ ,a Bill'to alter and a
mend 1the h section :f n-Aet to re
duce al[ d efouses 'ifAcrts in rela
tion to h e of this State, into oue
Act, andi adaniend the same ;" the
bill'redief reading, and was refer
red tottl itii'ontlh'e Militarv and
fursan essages iiterchanged lie
tween thd uses of the Legislaiure,
the Se f 'clock.joined the House
of Re ' s in. balloting for Gover
nor o the ,fSoubthCaroliua.
Messrs. M. Murray and Rhame.
were appo e committee on the part
of the 8e: count the votes. Mr.
Mtirray, drop u*-omrnittee, reported that
James ML - d' received eighty
th" vo"-W. Allstom received
seventy satteriug twi votes;
eigty-apiP ~a- ajorty, tanie. I.
H mi~ elected Governor
4ted the commit ee.
Immedian ,after the election for Go
vernor, the Snate joined the House of
Representasi ii balloting for Lieuten
ant Governor . Messrs. Rhett and Rivers
were appoinied a committee on the part
of the Senatero count the votes.
In House ef Representatires, Dec. 8.
Mr. Long, rom the cominittee appoint
ed to count tie votes cast for Secrcttry of
State on the fh ballot, reported. that R.
Q Pinkney teceived 80 1-tes; I. K
Hentegau reedived 78. amd I blank ; and
that eighty beag a tujority, It. Q. Piuck
ney is elected.
MIr. Davie.fro ilie committee on Pub
ie Printing, a whom nas recomtmisted
the report of said commtrtele, made the
followiug report, which was rend, and or
dered to be cossidered immediately.
The comminee to whom was referred
the subject efrthe Public Printing, have
bad tinder their consideration the follow
Messrs Di l.me & Johnson oft'er to ex
ecuto ibo Publa- Pttni ni t the rtOllowing
rates: the Bills at $2 *20 icr page; the
Docatetos ard Repori $2 25 per lipge;
the Daily J.umh.e2 50 per page; 2,000
copies ci the regular Journals, Reports, and
Resolutionis .at 64 peer page ; the Calender
at $2 50 per page.
A. H. Pemberton proposes to execute
the- Public Printing at the following; rate..:
80i-. S3 184; D~ocumcnts and Rteports
$2 20; IDaily Journal $2 45; Jourtnals,
Re-ports, and Resolutions $:3 61; the Acts
sa 95; Calender $32 45 per page.
As the Proposals of A. H-. Pembertoo
are lowest, tke cutmi"ittee recommend
that A. Hi. Pemiberton be continued Pub
tic Printer. ..
On the questjon ieing put-will the
Hlouse agree to the Reprtn? It passed in
the utEruatie.-Yeas Ut.-Nays 64.
-Te Yeas and Nays were requested,
and are as, llows: Those who voted in
the attirmnative, arei Hon. WVm. F. Cot
euck, Speaker, and Messrs. Allisen. J.
A. Alssun. Arthur, Ashby, Belin, Blake.
ii wke-r, lleswell, Blrnwu, Bull, Cook,
Urockts, Darby, Davie, Dawkins, lDe
Saussure, Dfel~mnn, Dubar, Eckhard,
F r os. Geddecs, Gist. Girahamt, Glregorie,
C. B. Urtilin, R. C Grilin, Grimball,
lHarrisonl, Hay, Henrv, Hunt, Jamison,
King, Lttlejohn, Long, lassary, Memmiu
aer, 3ltddtesmn, Mortimer, Mouzon, Mly
rs. Ntcholson, Johnt Patier, WV. D. Por
ter, Pe, a5, Pressly, Raeysor, Albert Rhetr,
E ldmtusa Rhatte Sebring, Seymour, Si
mousn, Sigreavel, H.-J. Smnith,Juel Smith,
Walker, \V baley, James J. Wilson, and
Those who vtoted in. the negative are,
Messrs. W. J. Alston, Barton, John Bi.
Black, J. A. Black, William C. Blaeck,
Blakoney, Bona, Broyles, Cannon,
Caines, CatsonI, Cheanut, Henry Davis,
Young Davis, Eaves, English, Ervin,
Gailla:4, GlavinY,-Go% in, Guignard, Hiar
den, Harvey. Hibben., lrby, Jackson. jol
ly, Lartiaue,McLurie, Mek try, Manning,
Mayes, John C. Mille,-J. Pinckney Mil-'
ler, Noethep. O'Rryatd, E. 0. Psltner,
Perria, Phiill ito, Rodeers, Rope-r. Reawell,
Sheppard. Siemoms, H.SmnIth, Jno:Smith,
....a,...,Strauther, fuiienn- Sumter.
Washington, Williams, Isaac D. Wilson,
and Woodward. .
The Report tram then ordored to be sent
to the Senale tor'concurrence
The Senate attended. mud joined the
House in a ballot for Lieutenant Gover
Mr. Man';ing' from the committee ap
pointed to count the ballots given kor Go
vernor, reported that General Hammond
received a mujority of the voes giveu, and
is therefore elected Governor of the State
of South Curulina.
In Senate, Dec.9.
The ollowing Resolution. offeread by Mr.
Jeter, was agreed to, and ordered to be
sent*to the House of Representatives for
Resolved. That Daniel Holland he, and
is hereby appointed Coroner for Edgefield
District, is the place of George A. Addi
Mr. Rivers, from the. Committee on the
part of the Senate, to couut the vows for
Lieutenant Governor, reported that Mir.
I. D. Witherspoo had recei.ed a majority
if votes, and was therefore duly elected.
Mr..Boyce, from the Committee to wait
)n his Excelleucy. theUovernor. Roporteu
hat the Comintitee had discharged the
uly assigned to them, and that his Ex.
-eliency i ould be ready to take. the oaths
f Office, at the hour of I o'clocklto-mor
ow. in the Hall of the llouse otRepre
Mr. Jeter. presented the Petition of tun
Jry citizens uf Edgefield, praying com
'eoisation tu John Crswford. lor the ur
-st of a lugitivc frot justice; which was
ferred! to the same Cuiaaswtiee.
Mr. Gre;g, frow the Coimmittee on the
ludiciary, submitted Reports. on a Bill
i changeo se tunsm fur holding the Courts
af Law in the Northern and Enster
3ircuiis. and to inake afteratio in the
ame; and a Bill to exempt Red Estate,
o a certain extent, from levy nd sale
,uder execution, and for ,other purposes;
-econmeuding that the Bills do not puss:
and also, on a Bill further to prevent re
ilingt Spirituous Liquors without a liv
rense, recommending the passage of the
ill without amendmnent. The reports
ere ordered for consideration to-morrow.
Mr. Gregg-called ,up rom the talle, a
Bill -alter and amend the law in relition
SI'ordin )rages, and to regulale
hetn4 the bill received she
Ad W6- 141 w
Mr. Felder, from the Committee to ar
range the Congressional Districts of this
State. reported a Bill to arrenge this State
intQ Districts for the flection of Repre
ienatives iu the Congress of the United
States, and for other purpose,; the Bill
was rend the first time, and was ordered
rtir a second reading to-mraow, and tV
Monse of Representatirrs. Dec. 9.
The Speaker announced, that Mr. Boo
ham is added to the Committee on he
ilitary, 31r. Belin to the Committee of
Witv4 and Means, ;Mr. John Palmter it
lhe Co-niitaeeon Internal limprovemaent.
nnd Mr. !. Jackson. ti the Committee on
Monds, Bridges anl.Ferries.
Mr. llarrison Presented thic. Petition of
oundry citizens of E'dgelield. prayiug bor a
new tilnce of Election; n- hi::h %'as rel.-rred
io thu Cotomittee en Privileges and Elec -
Mr. Porrin presented ite Account of'
Dr. I.. Yarborough, for a post mortem ex
Mtamination of a slave; which nas referred
to the Medical Commit ec.
Mr. Hunt, fromia the Committee on Fed
eral Relations,.to whon was aeferred *,
ili to amend an Act cntitled an Act .to
prevetnt the citizens of .New York from
carrying slaves or personas held to ser vice
outt of this State, and to pirevent the Cs
cape of persons charged with the cotmmis
~in of anay crtme," made a Report; which
was ordered for corstderation to-maorrow.
On motion of Mr. Walker, Resolved.
Thtat thec Commaitte on District Otlces
and Oflicers be instructed to enquire ittto
the expediencwy of so amending the 8th
Section of an Act entitled "An Act con
cerning the office and duties of Miagia
trates," ratified on the el1st December,
139, as to allow a reasonable per dictam to
persotns detained and imprisoned as wit
tesses In behalf of the State,. and with
lave to report by Bill or utherwiso; whicha
was agreed to.
Mr. Coxn submitted the following Reso
lution, which w as ordered for considecra
tion to-morrow: Resolved, That the Com-.
tittee of Ways tnd Means be instruCted
to enquire into the expediency of raising
the sum of five bunadred thouand dollars,
or other large sum. on bonds of the State,
earing six per cent. interest, to be latned
to the citizens of the State. on real and
personal security by a loard of Commis
siners for each District, reference being
had in the apportionent of thte fund ac
cording to the Representatives in each
On motion of Mr. Memiminger, the Re'
port of the Special Joint Commat:ee on
ahe resigniationl of the Hion. John C, Cal
houn, was taken from the General Otrder,
of the Day, and muds the Special Order
of the Day for Monday next, at 1 o'clock,
Mr. Ilunt submitted a motion, that a
Mssage be setnt to the Senate. proposing
to go in o 'an election, on Monday'next, at
2 o'clock, P. 3)., for a United States Sen
ator, to servo frum the 4th day of March
next, for the nit xpired term for wihich the
lion. John C. C,,thoun was eleered, ned
which he his restguedl.
motion indefinitely, which was decided in
Yeas, 31-Nays 79.
The Yoss and were requested by sevea
Members, and ae as follows:
Th. ho. voted in the Alirmative, Mt
Al bur. Barton. 1elin, Blake,
ii arson,.Youn Davis, Dickinsow,
E nish. Frost. Gaillard, Graham, Grim
ail Guiguard, larrison, Hay, Jamison,
Lartigue. Manning. Mouzuon, Pickens.
Poyas. Quattlehuim, Reynolds. Rowell.
11. J. Stith. Strother, Walker. Whalev,
James J. Wilson. and Woodward.
Those who voted in the negative, are
Hon. William F. Colcock, Speaker, and
Messrs. Allison, J. A. Alston. W. J. Alt
ton, Ashby, William C. Black. Blakeney,
ounham, Boiwell, Bruwn, Brayles, Cau
nou, Carn, Chesnut. Cook, Cox. Cruek
et, L)arby, Henry Davis, Dawkina, De
Saussure, Dickson, Dunbr, Earle, Eaves,
Eckhard. Erviu, Gavin, Gist, Gowin.
Gregorie, C. A. Griffn, R. C. Griffin,
[lardin, Harvey, Hunt, i~y. Jackson,
lolly, King, Littlejohn, Long. McLure,
McElroy, Massey, Alayes. Siemminger,
Middleton, John C. Miller, J. Pinckney
liller, Myers, Nicholonuu, Nurtlrop, 0'-,
Bryan, 8-. G. Palmer, l'errin, Porter,
Presley. Raveor, Albert Rbett, Ednund
lictit, Rtodgers, Roper. Seltring, Sliep.
)arid, Siious. Sims. ?itgreaves, Henry
3Smlith, Jo,-l Siisii, John Smith. Spark
-an, Sullivan, Sumter. Turre, Williams,
Isaac D. Wiluson, and Yates.
The mutiun was then agreed to, and a
nessagei eat accordingly. .
Mr. Albert Mit, from the Special
loint Cominitatee charged wilh fle. ar
-angemuent elf new Congre-sinnal Districts,
-epurted at Bill to arrange this State int,
iatriers. for 'he electio n of Reoesemiv
ives in the Congrias of the Upated0 Stale.,
and for other purpsea; ihirb was real
he first time. and ordered to lie read a sc
:ud time tn-morrow.
ol. motion of Mr. Quattlebum, the
3eneral Orders rere suspended, aud un
1.s motion, Ordered, that a Special Coam
nittee be appointed to make arrange
nents for the inauguration of the Gower
tor to-morrow; of which the Speaker ap.
minted the following gendemen: Alessrs.
)jLattlebuth, Jaalison, and Joieph- A.
FARPMEI-L D ES OF GOV.
In returning the IrustJreposed, i6' retiria
rom the stage of public life, I cannot but
-spress a word of gratitude. for the honor
vbich your confi-lenco conferted-and in
estimouy. ')f the generous support, which
ny cTurts to serve the State, liave recei
;ed fom your w isdorn aniad liberality.
Vhaen t no ye.er :-ince I rtood ou thi.
pa to receive- the itigatiins of the oale.
Ahic!i I aim now am:t ti ... .
tiance. -iah I a. -
if [leaven a..d of y
:crity afni d~ ei'.'-n. ad -,,.
finairy un r li. n
A pyrin~ed -,f* t ., 1.-e~i 11a3
sveriwok the mluci his.- .im.,
>f talent, and uf -cr i. LUo hn
ither inastaice-, ti cueh :..d :o.,w a.
his mark of distiniou, the hui-.--I
ininority piar'y- m hum , eimp-)rary. (,od. 41
trust unnecessary) c.na-., ;,atl .na.esoncci,
lions had alienated from ,your rofiddeince.
I felt that the forcet of .a great .:ar ...
kTell a 1, a political itehgati-. nad 1 au r..;
treu devohed l n le .\% nital n m hea
the eventsof the jeiterining oe have
been dive-aed of all the illusion- fia,--;u
ir of prejudice-whecn tihe trap.~iangs uf aiu
ilhority are exchanged tir the~ humility oft
the citmzen -when, in this ,mo'mnent of re
tiremieut, y our judgment auth as may wit
nesses ad imy paeers, mway lie pronounced
as the senateun, of an impartial posterity.
I trust that in stariehng here ugain to re
ceive that sentence, I mlay bo pormaitted
to ask n ithaout arrogance. if thtere has been
ought in the vows, or the pledges of that
oeasion, -- hich ir. thc motives of my of
ficial coniduct, have either been viola
ted1 or left unredaetm d.
Trhus impressed w ith the weight of thus::
responsibilitien, which coidler.,iiins of a
high mo~rnhty ds well as adiia e
patriotism had devolved oan me. I nu
return them i you. gentle-mei. with a~
gratitude as fresh oa i s fermen:, and a
pleasure as sinicere. .S lbat with wbich:
they were ,occaeved. aid e' ih 'he pleasing
conseiousnecs', that tey tare atioucte to
reposed in abler and setr..'acer hatnh
T~he anxieties or official Iffe beingj now~
over, smy dutiesnd ri esosblte d'.-.
charged, my part and sei-vices to the Stautn
performed to the he-st .of my abilit--tho
last act in the dram2at my official life~
enacted, and the curtain of tim'. (end perm
haps of oblivion) to close for ever the se ce
of my political enireer. 1 nowl da part. satis
fied and thr.d. to the retaerreet and
occuzpationas of a pri vate citizen. to 'dra'?
ceniathSions feor the future. from the re
collectionsi of the past, mod to endeavor to
improve the errors and experience or a
varied life, into itseful udlnanitin. for
cuhtivating the virtues of a peaceful and'
quier old nge.
Having mince onjoayed the confidence of
tbe State, Ii rest that no portion ofp
after life, will ever dishonor or protans
the character of one who had beod offe a
ly cotzsecrated~ of her altars.
And~how, Gentlhafen, in this fbieen
.sf our official se~rn"n, wbWl tbd st
ity remaids.eo mc uiperform,T~
queathif last wdie~s 'iy Coeti~
Ila me eunmre jon in the sreC of mnat