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EDGEFIELD C. 11.
WEDNESDAY, Oc-r. 18, 1848.
The Weathcr.-On Friday last, there wa
quite a fall of rain in this section of country
Fiost.-Fost fell at this place on the
morning of the 16th of October. The
thermomelor at morning stood at 45 deg
Adjournment of Court.-The Court of Corm
mon Pleas adjourned on Thursday last,
Several cases were dirposcd of, but a consid
erable number were continued on account of
We subjoin a letter from the Ollicers of
the Company of "96 Loys" to Thos. G.
Bacon, Esq. It will be seen that these
gentlemen have deposited the Company
Flag for safe keeping in the Office of' the
Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas.
Under this Flag, 108 men were enrollede
and only 28 retut tied with it from Mexico.
Edgefiold C. H., ?
Oct. 16th1, 1848.
Thus. G. Bacon, Esq..
C C. P.
Dear Sir -As. the representatives of
Company D, (-96 B--ys") Palmetto Re
giment. We have the honor to place into
your keeping and that of your successors
in office, the accompanying "attle Flag"
presented to our corps by one of our own
fair countrywomen and baptized 'in the
purest of Carolita's best blood.
We present it to the People of Edge,
field District, as a voucher of the patriot.
- ism and gallantry of hier children, devout
ly hoping that mild vizaaed peace will
long permit it ts remain a District Record,
and in full confidence that should South
Carolina lie called again to the field it
will have "a place in the picture."
Respectfully your ob't serv'ts,
P. S. BROOKS.
WM. C. MORAGNE,
-- here express, our regret for havin g
unintentionally omitted to give the proper
credit to. un original article copied from the
Coltmbia Telegraph into onr paper.
To Correspon-lents.-We have received
from. some. unkno*n writer, two notices.
of Marriages, The writer does not even
state by .whomthe parties were matied.
We'publish.all Marria;es-aod Obituar
Notices: ratia.;b1n very instance they
w ts the camp agntoffC
the -.,egislature of So. Ca., ie over, we
catn breathe mnore freely. We arc no longer
bord witht excessively polite attentions from
these gentlemen. We are suff'ered to go and
aomnefrom our littleoffiein peacenunnoticed and
.mncared for. We are nothing now, but eom
nton printers. No body now, asks particularly
thout our health, or that of every member of
air family, from our oldest boy down to otur
ittle babe, and negroes besides. They may all
e sick now and even dead, atnd our frien
none the wiser. So be it. WV o uin
the candidates for relaxing ti hatily
to us or to otherm'; for they y e been play"
fired of the part whlich of our friends among
ing. We hajpe, that0 nffended with the above.
tIhe canmdidates whm respiect for them -generally
Vehvbe a" candidate ourselves, so, we
abtore them with our politeness.
.Southern .Quarterly Raeteo.-T he number
for.inly of the present year is before us. We
h~lave not had ain opportuntity of reading it until
very recently, as it did not reach this Post
Office, unitil a late period. On this accoutit
and the frequent delay in receiving the Revie w
in this sectioni' of country, we thinik. that the
stubscribers have good reason to compillain.
We often see in thte Charleston papers,
some notice of thme numbers as they appear,
and after a conusiderable lapse of time, the
Reviewv reaches t;dgefield Court lionse. This
is provokingE etnonghi. Will the ptublisher or
agent look to this matterl '1The number oni
our table contains ten articles. They gemierally
pomssess merit equmal to that of former articles
in this Periodical, but others have searcely
any merit at all For instance. the article
entitled "The army iti Te.xis." Th~lis is a bit
ter satire tupom the p)resent Administratioun and
we doubt if Mr. Polk can survive thme tremen
donts fire of his critic. Certainly, thme latter has
dune his best to pepper hitn, or at least his
Seretary Wim. L. Marcy for the mannier mi
-which tihe war in Mexico was carried on.
This article looks vary munch like the produec
tion of a grntnbling Whig, who has selected
a literary jonrnal to potur out hisi spite against
an Admninistration which lie dislikes. Anmong
the articles of merit, will be found an article
etititled " Progress of' Political economrmy."
-.South Carolina in thme Revotionu" an admir
able vindication of our State. "The fugitive
-poetry of A mermca." " The danger ant
safety of the Republic." "Tme French Re
ptublic" and others Thmese will well repay
pert:sal amid from them, the reader cman derive
At a late Whig wueetintg ini tIme City of Wash
ington, Col..John A. Rogers now of Pennsyl
vania, an officer of thme North-.west army fran
Tennessee, who had served with Col. Cas
and General Hfartison during the late war was
iniroduced and made an address highly abusive
of Cass. We make the following extract ii
...hain in General Taelor. It will he seen
that General Taylor is a Whig beyond all
doubt. Ile says it himself and all his friends
say it for him.
And now, fellow-citizens, a word for
Gen. Taylor. It would be presumption
in me to pretend. to. inform you who al
ready know his history. But I will. say
that I am personally and intimately ac
quainted with him, and have been so for
many years; and I can truly say that I
believe him to be one of the purest men
this nation has over produced; and he
will in my opinion. administer the Gov
ernment on its fundamental principles.
more to the satisfaction and happiness of
the American people, than any other man
has done since the administration of Gen.
Washington. He is a whole Whig in
princlple and in practice, - I kntow him to
be such. I have always been a Whig
myself in psinciple-and I. am willing in
risk Gen. Taylor, from the knowledge I
have of his unsullied integrity, and perfect
compeency. I know that there are few
men possessing more solid informatinn on
all subjects-or, withal, more modest and
The military character of General Cass.
The Whies have detracted much from the
military character of Cass. The annexed
correspondence copied from the Washington
Union, will show that he has some merit as a
soldier; Whig atthority to the contrary, not
From the hamburg Republican.
We take pleasure in -calling especial
attention of the annexed letter from Gov.
Gilmore of Georgia. written in reply to
an initation to attend a public dinner in1
Putnatn County of that State. The ex
alted position which the gentleman has
held in the political history of the Country,
aililed to his private worth and great in
tolligence. entitles his opinions to much
weight. In fact we may well be surpris
to find any portion of the South arrayed
against the Democratic nominees. Cass
and Butler, when we find such patriots
as Gilmore and Troup supporting them. I
From the Fccer:d Union.
LEXiNGTo.. 16th bept. 1848 J
Genleman:-I cannot he at your har
becue, and if I were, doubt whether I I
could speak. I will however, take the t
liberty of exrressing to you my desire. 1
that your ellorts and those who think with
you may he successful in electing Gov
Cass President. . *
. I have known Gov. Cass for a long time
both by personal and official intercourse.
He has been in public life for forty years,
and most ofthat time in-situations which I
have made him acquainted with those de- I
artments of the public service, of which s
' nt should be specially cognis
ant. e more Indian treaties, f
and acquired t - ory for our peo. -i
ple. than any citizen of t - States. g
He. is the only distinguished nia ,
North. who ventured to ajd in setting pub.
lie opinion right, when the Ssljte of Gebr I
gia was grossly slandered for its policy 1
towards the Indians within its jurisdiction.
Gov. Cass did good service as an officer t
and a soldier in the war with Great Bri. si
tain. He is well acquainted with territori- I
al and state government of Michigan. I
* lf WO aul ith the whole 0
u~l residential duties.
ie understands. well,- the foreign rela. b
tions of tiiis coutry, having beetd Minis- .
ter to France, .wheti he manged so ad. :
mirably ,the matters commnitied to his 0
charge, as to defend successfully the mar
itime interests of the U .ted ,
gainst a enmbinattio .-. ' urop'e.
ul and commterci n the Senate of the
3as made him well versed
e-iy of Congressional legislation.
. Oaus has talents of ihe highest or- E
.and trell cultivated, set off by a no- s
ble presence and polished manners.
Gent. TaylQr is a diligent man and
brave soldier His life has been spent in
eamtiitng mtornina reports. issuing pro-e
vision orders, drilling raw soldiers, and
enjoying conversation and segars In the
mess room.-HIe is a General, whom the
country delighis to honor as such. If he
has not been flattered ei.oiigh for his con
dut at M~onterey. and Palo Alto. let him re
ceive anoither Brevet, or be put at the
head of the Army.-B'it do not make him
Chief Magistrate, lest the honor which he
has worthily earned, be sullied by misma
nagitg whiat he knows nothing about.
We do not employ a Blacksmith for
a Sichool-master, not seleCt a Sheriff for
a Judge of the Courts. It is a wise say
ing that every man is to be trusted in his
own alt. Trho Cobler to his awl. The
Farmer to his plough. The Officer to his
sword. The Statesman to the Council
Tthe country wants a President to direct
intercourse with the .Indian tribes; pre
serve Peace and extend the commerce of
our country with foreignt naions; toap
point faith ful arid intelligent public on-l
fcers; and to give to the Senate and
H utrse of Representatives, the advice of
wisidomt and experience.
Rough and Ready are the appeflations
given to Gen. Traylor lay his friends.
Rough may do for knocking down or cuf
liog a negligent soldier, as Ready is a no
cessary accomplishment for a fuglemnen or
at pistolling. But the Country requ:res.a
polished nman aid a courteous, wise coun
sllor for President.
The Georgia House of Representatives
once chose Patrick Carnes, and old law
yer, for spea.ker. After serving for a wvhile,
he raise and addressed the House, saying
nat through all his porfessional life he had
been accnstomed to look at but one side of
the question. and that now he found it
impossible to look at both sides at a time.
asked the members to choose another
speaker, and left the Chair.
Gen. Taylor -looks fat pubtic affairs as
a soldier. Gov. Cass looks at public af
fairs as a soldier and as a statesman.
Very resptefnlly, yours.
GEORGE R. GILMORE.
To Messrs. Hudson, Dennis. Trippe,
Rose. Rlied. &c. &e.
Our Raulroad---The Charleston Mercury
Iof the 3, inst says. We are glad io learn
Ithat our Railroad has done a very per
itable business during the past month
the recipts having greatly exceeded those
for the ame tmonth in 1847.
SFor Lhe 2diver
Higgins Ferry,-Oie t 848.
Mr. tditor.-Since lhe idates
poor fellova, have done "dec tg thei
sentimeta" .in your coloni-.1 .havi
thought. that perhaps there ni be rooa
for a --little nonsense now and t!! fron
me, believing the couph'tto be e,-WhicI
"A little nonsense now and a
. is relished by the bert of~it
Speaking- of the Candida re"mand
me laf:an idea that came.iitio -1 1nd1h
other day-if indeed it- canl b aed ar
idea, .(I believe according to 'a Ark
it is a rea[ idea-I do not tnea he N.al
sif the Deluge, but th'egNu,th bpellin:
Book anti Dictionary notorietv) t is this
Hereafter, as soon as all the ndidate
are announced, let there. he tceetini
called of the people, "of .thie .le pea
pie," at the "centre,"' where*a he Can
didates should be required .to tend an
declare "their sentiments fully t'ely ani
frankly" upon all points touehit fle.pub
lic interest, and then let the, return . I
!heir plows, " toork-shops" ".-and at
tend to their own business utittl to day a
electioi. Then let the peoplelo up ani
vote for whom they please. au let th6s
who may be so (ut)furtunat ~s to b
elected, go and .attend to t people,
business in the beat way the can, fre
and unpletged. In this way mr h troubl
and expense will be saved on 1a part c
he poor Caudidate', without: ny addi
innal trouble or expense to aprintet
If those genilemen, Messrs,'4lany Va
ers" and "Responsible Vote iare per
nitted to go on in the way they are bee
promising for some years past they wi
soon run all the Candidates o 'the fiek
tud in a few years no man.o ;itmno
punk will venture to come ouas.a Catu
idate for the Legislature. ow Mu
Editor", what do you think of y idea
i it not a sublime one?
I now volunteer my eervice' Chait
nan of the Meeting. I I coul
explain its objects in. a ropriat
erms" as Nual's Arlk canfu lndee
think the honor of the ci " wonl
ustly belong to me; yet sho -here b
inother, whom the great pe ,shouI
refer to me, I would of-cot, 'yiel
z claims and sacrifice my Jel to t
ublic good." Ahemn !
After a very long and witheringdrougl
nil old Damo Saluda's bemig almo:
s low as she has ever been ;koa n to b
ince the first dawning of the'i mory <
hat ancient, though tnst.wi iy. ind
'idual, the "oldest inhahitan.'o hav
ad several very fine showefih ich hav
nado the "earth rejoice and.iuk .glad,
ud strengthened and invigoraied .the ir
abitants thereof-all except Vnypelf wh
el very much in need .of -rejiairs. .W
ave indeed had a very:i ytime; f
athering cotton, and the..consaence
at we are pretty far adva ". in th
I think the peoIjA oerall
ve. alre -out, about " e
leir crops-. I" ah'eaa
r I haveoi't sm~ee h
nths and' (in-enth:i.f tmn .1 bav
me to cipher out thcprec efractiot
low you are ready_to-asii m
hJiy H urr ', a
e man say. be has made )good on'
et I think we shall all have-enough r
read, in feed the horses, and 'to give ii
"i a little now arnd Ahen . .1n%
tle, they m.; .n
the . - tocer y you:r
Senator..T. E. Ware.
House of Representative-Ed Ward I]
arle, Elias Earle, G. F. Townoes, H
ANDERSON AND PICKENS
For State Legislature-TaylOr..Pick
us, hlunter, Reed, Alexander, Whitfieldj
Senator-Ca pt. J. F. Marshall
H ouse of Representatives-B. 1. M1ar
, Thos. Thotmson. B. C. Presdey, Joe
aith, and Edward Noble.'
L AUR ENS DISTrRlI%'
Houe of Rrpresenltative-C.P. Sualhi
an. J. H- lrby,.P. L. Calhon aid 3. D
House of Representativue8-J. 3. Pres
on, J. HI. Adams, WV. D. Desussure,
iT. PHILIP AND ST. MI(i;AEL
Seator-WVm. D). Porter, 4.
House of Repr.esentatives-Jam' Sim
ins. W. G. Desausattrre. Dr. E. liDeas,
~elson Miitchell, Charles MacbetbW. A.
'rigle, C. G. MemaMnger, Jana Tup.
uer. 'T. 0. Elliott, D.~ Huger, ji John
. Carew, F. Lanneag . Cui ~ham,
. H. Houstotn, A. 1.DnnkktR. F.
eynolds, F. DI. Richafdqpn. '
Sentor-J. B. Witherspoon. *o
House of Rersnaies-R -c
w, George WV. Williams, W js. I, .
Senator-P. 5. CaIdwell. . ar
House of Repreentatives-R.~ iman,
H. Summers. R. Pitts.
Hous of ReprentaitseAohnt igh t,
t. Scheik, Dr. John A. Metts, W.
Correspondentce of the Washinsglo ion.
WAsamO-roN, Sept. 23 .
Sir: A speech recently deli by
the Hon. Trhon; as Butler King,. r
gia, at Paterson N. Jersey. con: he
rollowing: -.Gen. Cas; is* the of
Hull's surretnder. Ordered away n.
Hull, before the attack upon D by
the British Gen. Cass recetved n Its
gence of the disaster till hte wss e
ded by a single British oficer ( .n
miles from Detroit) to yield. ant id
yield. With two or three regi of
men, Gent. Cams surrendered .to le
British 'officer, fourteen miles fr y
other enemy. If Gen. Hulh co d
treason, is not Gen. Cass a truitor.
h is an aiss and a t'llain. N le.
hae leen glredanehaung- - e s1-oul- have
been tried -ai shot"at that time.
Beleivii -the above statesmentts to be
direct perversions historic truth, and tMat
I they 'do great ini-stice nut only to Gen.
Cass, but to'he other uflieers and men
ctmposing the detaehment of troops refer.
ed-to, and learning that you were the ad
-jutantt gener;al of the army under the comr..
,tiand of Gen. Ilull, which possitioti gave
you the be;t opportunity of knowing all
the facts and circuamstancesctinneeted wih
the sending out of the detachment and its
surrender, I take the liberty of calling
your. attention. to the subject, and of re
questing information in regard to thesitua
tion of the detachment at the titn of Hll's
capitulationt; whehether it was not tclud
ed therein. and by the laws of war was not
hound to surrender with therest of the
troops; who commanded it; what was G-'u
Cass's position in connexion witt It; anu
whether he was in any way guilty of any.
thing unbecoming a brave and gallani of
ricer ? Though I name these specific
poiits. I should be pleased to receive in.
iformation on any others you may consider
f it necessary to notice. in order to give a
correct history of the m:tter. I make the
request a sincere inquirer after truth ; and
it is proper to apprize you thnt it is my in
% tention, should ,:ou favor mu with an an
5 swer. to have it published.
a With respectful consideration.
Your obedient aervent.
Maj. Gen. Tho'uas S. Jessup.
Washington city. D. C.
WAsntNGToN CITY. Sept. 26. 1848.
Sir.-[ have received your letter, dated
the 23.1 inst. calling my atieution to cer
tain charges said to have been made h' the
Hon. Thomas Butler King against Ge.t
eral Cams, in a sp"eech lately delivered by
him at Paterson. New Jersey, in the fo.
lowing %%ords. viz: "Gen. Cass is the hero
of Mull's surrender. Ordered aouy by
j Gcn. Hull before the attack upon Detroit
D by the Brithish. Gen. Cass receired no in
j telligence of the disaster till he was sum
1 muned by a single British of eer, fourt:en
a miles from Detroit. to yield, and he did
i yield. With two or three regiments ofmen,
d Gen Cass surrender to a single British
e officer, fourteen miles from any other enemy.
And in compliance with your request that
I should give such information as I possess
in regard to the sitiunton of the detach
e ment referred -to by Mr. King, at the time
, of Hull's capitulation, "and the position
of Gen. Cass in relation to It, and. whather
a the General was in any way guilty of any.
e hiing unbecoming a brave and gallant of
ficer." I have the honor to state. in re
ply, that the charges made by Mr. King
n relate, to the surrender of a detachment
e sent by order of Gett. Hull, on the 14th of
r August. 1S12, to teert a convoy of provis
ions, under the command of Capt. Henry
lRrush of Ohio, supposed thou to be-on the
route from the river Ratisin to the army at
As thio -acting adjutant general of the
ary' -I detailed 'that detabinaut, nnd,
-iy.tihorder- of Ge.' Hull, 'placed Col
McArther, (not Col. Cas.) in command
h of it. The General directed that the de
accompany it. a tIre the detachtrin
itmarched, a number of volunteers joined ii
r from bo rpeimenta, so that t :e ag;ro
rce when it left camp witaS about
.for hhndred men. ~Cot. Cas. w as nota
past .of- the detaiIl-he joined as a volun
teer. Whleni I tunderstnool that he desired~
to go, I objected to two colonels going with
so small a dletac~hmnent: hut the service was
considered by us all as extentely perilious.
Cal. Cass'claimed it as a rigrht to share
the datngers wvith his md:., and he was liar
mitted by the General, not ordered, to ac
'Ott the 16t h of Audiust Glen. Hlull stur
rendered thte fort and Amen can army by
capitulation, to the British forces under
Ibe command of Major pen. Brock, and
~ittcludecd McArthur's detachment in the
'capitulation. The Colonel had been order
ce1 by express to return to Detroit, and he
was withini fonr or five r,iles of the fort
when he receiv'ed intelligence of the sur
-render. Heu felil back about three tmilrs to
I the river Huron,. whore lie received the
articles of cupitulation,~ with an order fromn
Hull to surrender. The Colonrel was I
helieve bountd in gooid faith to surrender;
but whether he was or nut, he was com
pelled to submi?, foir he hail not a day's
sttbsistance, nor a dozen rounds of amtuni
tion for his cotmmand. He was as gallant
'tinoldier, anid as patiotic a citizen. uts the
country could boast; and he did all that
was possible under the circumstamnces; but
whether,. the surrentder of the detachtment
was right or wrotng, lie altone was respon
sible for it. Colonel (now General) Cass
had no mare to do with it than the hon
rable gent leman who makes the charges
From the foregoing staremenit, yoa per
ceive that there was not evena a sinigle re
gimetnt to surrender, nor was Cal. Cas
it commatnd at that time and on the oc-.
casion referred to by Mr. Kittg. Thtai
gettlemnan hast been so unfortunare in the
random stattement of his facts, as not toi
have stumbileid upon a single truth. H is
charges I know tio he utterly unifoundiedi
from beginnting to end. There is nothing
in the history of the counrtry. written or,
un written, tojmustify any one of them itt the I
smallest degree. As to Gen. Cass, I served I
with him in tswo canmaignts, a part of the'
time under his. orders and attachedl to his
brigade. I ha.ve seen him i.t situ lions
and under circumustentces that wvould test
the courage of any man, and he never fal- I
tered; but always acted in aceordatice with
the dier ates of high courage and patriotism.
Whatsoever may be thie course of others,
he is never the apologist of the' emenay. but
is always found ont the side of the country.I
I am, sir,iwith great re.sqtuet rourrobedi
nt servant. T HOMAS S. JESUJP.
Hon. Robert Smit, Washington City.
From the Temperance Advocate.
TO THI' FRIENDS OF TEMPER
ANCE IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Beloved Bret hren :-T he ti me a pyroacha
es-indleed, is almost at hand. when our
Tenth Annual Meeting is to be heltd. Can
not-will not every Temperance Soieety
in. the State, be folly represented ? 1 sin.
cereltutil is t e an, fr, snnauetio $a
bly mclia depena ol tilfeniion to the.
..frequent asseinabliig-if ourselves,togs h
er." We thereby gai t confi.Iettce, and
imptess sentiments of respect upon the
minds of thtose who are not with us. Ev
ery one who ever atteaded a meeting of
the State Temperance Society -aill say
that he was heuelit'ed int every respect,
and that he thereby br-came a more ex
pert, and a more thuroughiy armed ,old -:r
Ir the coniest wih Intoxicating Drinks.
At this time, surely, there is much to n:rake
us anxious it) be realy Ir the bitt,- Ia
this great cause. Our Capital is in dan
ger. intoxicating driu!t is de-r,ag ite
freemen ol Richland District to the condi
tion of mere .erfs of the Candidates.
Other Districts n.ty be eitniltarly situut-d.
The election is now pr,yt and over. Now
is the time to preuent similar results for the
future. South Carolina must be tabe.r,
and to you, my brethren, she looks for the
great work of smaking her ;U. Withaiut ir
reverence, the beautiful anetguage of ispi.
ration may be well placed im her mouth,
as addrsesed to you . " Come up to the
help of the Lord, against the mighl/."
Dtrin;: the past vear, w v i.vt' ad a
State Temperatice Lectttrer, Lient. Chas.
H. Duryee, in tho field. He launred inost
efficiently. and moe' successfully in Char
lestor. Liurens. and Spartanburg . nod we
hope his ltttmrs tm uther parts if thte tato
will he signally blessed before our atttual
meeting. ie will be present witlh uts. 1t
is well worth a trip taI Columbia to hear him.
At our approuciting tmcctin:a, we shall
he allowed, I hope, to see representatives
from the Sons of Temperance, thr Rtecha
bits, and the Juvenile Col-d Water Ar-r:ius
recently organized in our Sta:e. Nothing
can interest yotn more than to have the
prmeciples of Love. Purit y. Fidelity. Temi
petance. Benevolence anil Religton, which
characierize the Orders of the Sins of
'Irnmperance antd the Ruchabits. properly
explained and set before you. The Scrip'
ltres tell us, a tree stmuld be judged by its
fruits. These two Orders triust be judged
itt the ante way. and if they exhibit marks
of love, tercy. refortmation, temperance
and religion, (as I am sure they can.) then
they will be met with an open haud by
.ve'ry friend of temperance and humanity.
I hope the delegates of these Orders will
coime with their Regalia. The Culd Wa
ter Armies. interesting as th uflt'ering of
youth and innocence on the altars of Tem
perauce. will deserve the countenance and
encouragement of every friend of the
cause. Te I hope, will be fully repre
sented, and bring with them their banners
and their insignia.
At our anu al- meeting, officers are it
be elected, and the pl.'ce for ouruextsetmi"
annual meeting is to be fixed. These are
very irnportant matters, and worthy of ve'
ry serious attention. The ltatter become
unusually important frot the fact. ihal
it is proposed to hold our next Setni-An
uual meeting on the next 4th of July. anid
in the Town of Columbia. It is hopet
that it_snay equal.-in that way. the grew
ineeuing: hold. iCharleston.:- At it, (iti
summer meeiiu:) :ie htave the promise u
the presence of, Georgia's.gifted eons
Lumpkin, Sftnsatan'd J ooters,.."
Fach Soziei -, including the Ktecbtttites
y e nit_ heldW n
better. The.mcettng u ill .le heldin lb
Carolina Hall on the' Wednesday aleritt
4th Monday in Novemiier, being the 2i
day of the month. The Presidentt or ith
Washtington Temperancee Society of Co
lumbia, and the Exeutive -Committee il
the -mme',~ inl coiinediotn .with the WV. P.
of Taylor Divistioun No. 8. Sons of Teum
peratnce, are requested to arrantge for a pro.
cession, t'ake place otn Wednesdayv night,
from the Crolinat Halt to the State Ho.:se
or Meltodist Church, (which.ever place
they may select anid obtaiat ) .Th-e Rev.
W. HI. l3aruwell, James Tupper, Esq.,
Rev. WV. BI. Yates of Charleston-.aaian
G. Bowan of Columbian-W. Thurho'w
Casmon of Camden, and Charles H. Dur
yee of New York, 'will be expected to de.
liver ad dresses. Two evenings will be as
signed foir id:iresses shtould nail one eutiice.
JOHN BE LTON O'NEAL L,
Prest. of the Stste Temperattce Socie
y. Columbia, Oct. 4. 18-48.
The New York Journal of Monday.
says :-"ln spite of what can lie donue to
drawv nut the specie, it cottes in too fast.
atd etilh acetnmulates. Thte receipt.: fromt
dties th'e past tent days. amo t to $655..
000, -anad the payimients ont Trensiiry draft.
to $721 250, Ia uving th-- sp,aeio on hand
last Saturday ntght, 82.720.000.
Dlepairted this life on the 6thb Insta'nt at
Edgefield C. H-., S. C.. MATTHEw .Vits, Esq..
in thea 00th yeatr of his age The deceased
was ait the time of' his death. tIhe oldest inhabhi
tt of the Town. Faor many yeatrs. in the
ynng'r part of bia lire, he held the Office of~
Clerk of the Coturt of Commiunt Pleas foir
Edgeield Di.etrict, the duties of whic't ho per
formead o ith praomtpttess anda propriety.
heI was bsrtnght to the ktnwledge of the
truth itt hsis 29t.: year. antd pnttinig on Chtristi
by Baptism, lie unsited hitmself to thei Baptist'
Church at Asitiochi. He wats o,te aof the a)ri:2i
nal Mlemubersm of thei Chuirchu in her airgatniza
tiin at thsts place nttudi sotiu within a few years
if his dentht (whtein declininsg health untfitta'd
hir't for personsat l,boms ) heo took1 a very do.
iead and nr-tive part in hter afars.-F'ar he
took ple.asure in her stones, and favored the dust
As Daeacons and Clerk of the Chinch, anid
Clerk of thse Associ;atinn for imny years. this
oo tnatn rendsered valuable aervices to both
these Bodies. As a friend to itrmht and righst
eonstesa, to mournshty ansd educistion, lie was
over readly to advansco their intere<ts by conttrs
tons of onotey and personarl se*tviei. Heo
gave liberally to the Fitrmans Instituationt.nntd
stirrdntp others to giv.-libernuttyalso. Chargead
a Deacain witit the c-olleitio of htsMiiiister's
Salary. it wass with imt a m:atter of caonsc'ien
tions dnty to make thse caole-etioss and the pay
ments with remasrkable pnnetsu!itv
It was the privilege of onr dlepanre brother
to witness the gracious revivals of 1831 snnds
years following in this place. dutrin,g which,
our of his sains anad his only daiugter wvere
rotht itnto the Memnber.sliip of the samne
hichs with hitmself In these sonusons of mer
ifutl visitation, in which hte bosre an active anud
useful part, his soul. waiulsd be filledl with Itulv
joy. assd his sos of praise tao God would
resound long anid lond.
Te pstactice or D)eacn Mimns wast to rtire,.
three times a dlay for secret prayer. a practice
that he continned-dttring lhis protracted india
positin. In this season a.f triatlino -fear of
ueath alarmed him. and in viewv of his dissoltu
ion h.. ... l o.: e - a......, ,,. ,a ito othe
a.o,ndence thao Christ. but 1 douot fl
i lsiuel s w I tie nutr to dn:i "' ''
Oi tihi morning of tim e day' dti Mcif ie'.
died, he dr-,,ed lnineI-f at-4 tl"etame and left Is
roont. Ater sone ineffecitnal atenmpta toswal;
ow, .e iaid himseal' dutwns on tle. sofa,.ofiE
seemd to fll asleep B5ut it was the sleep of
,Imestl withnot a stru_",lem or a gr an. Blessed
are they that sleep in. Jesus. fir God will bring
the., with hin. 1licerefore c,m fort "u anotlher
wtith !t..sc uc.rfs. ti .:parted brother has
g ia to that rest. even .1 it r:t that resmainetlk
fr the pwple of God. It lias h.lf a wife1
cludrrn, grand cnildien and iammerotrs relativer
nrl fri+nds to nmorn litir ines.
Edgefield C. Hf., Oct. 1dth. 1848.
Dt:o--On the 21st of Soptrmbe: Instj -
Mr. Josrutl S Fl uttr, of Edgcfield Dist.
iii the tweity"cight year of lis agei hi!
hefe was exemplnr i:n .all the social and
domnistte relaiions in which he moved, ho
his left a wire and one child, an aged
Mother, iwo Sisters and two Brothers, to
1momuru his Lo4s. A F1a1END.
Of the State of South Carulina.
By His Execltency DAVID JOHNSON, --
Governor aud Cumnder-in-Chirf, is.
and over the State of outk Carohna.
Te, the Hunoratle the Setrators.and Mem
bers of the House of te,resentatives .of'
the G,.+I'ra51 Aisenul,ly of the"Sate.ofP
Whereaa hv the .'onstittion ofthe
United States each Stare is authorized .n
s'.ch manner -:s the Legislatture ,ebere,or
iny direct, to appoint a number of Elec
more tot President stud Vice Presidett of tbr
United States, eiual to tha.wi,leuiumber,
of S&ntur and Itepresentativesp. which
she State may he entitled in the Congress,
of .lie United Siater; and the time or
choosing the' Electors, and the 'day or
which they shall give their vo;ea.which.
shall be the same throughout.the.Uuit
States, was to be deternmi'ted by Congress..
And wmhereas bmy an act :of Cougress.
passed and approved on the first.day.o1 .
March, .in the year of our Lord one
ihmisand seven hundred and' ninety.twoi
it was enacted amongst other things,: that
--Etectirs shall be appointed int each State,
for the "lectina i President and Vice Presi
de'ut ofthc U. S-within thirty1our g y"
prceeding tho first Wediesdaytn; DLcet -
ber, one ihousand seven huindred aiu niae.';
tv.4wo; and .%m ithiti thirty-four.days 4;ee..
ce.ing the fit Wednesday -fo Deceet,' '
",n- eyery fo-rth year succeding tbs t
elections" "and "that thuE lec:oL. -dhall*
imeet and give their votes-on . -
Wednesday in Deceosber. at- eue 1, c
.in each State,.as shall besdirecte -byte
'Le isiature"t.here6f.. ;? A.-;.
And ."bereas 1ulteLeIslature;0 o ts.
State, by 'atLi ,aeset ^otibeuhdi
+, Ui,1eceatber.;i.at1 eae:o a>Ytd'to
ihousai d' see til x ;0 U '
h and . -
'eopppinted :by i uollot on th eie
precedinp Wednesday the fifth daof De.
firher of the~samu. ear,.in ,ie Hoi'e
ftlepreeentives at Columbia, [ihj the.
.tslatu,re hf this State, of bj such persons
us sh::ll he receeivedi members thereof, and
<hall attendl .ou that, dany; and also thai t1:e
Electors of President and Vice President
shall bie appointed! by haflnt on the Toes
day preceding the firs'e'Wednesday in De
cermber in every fourth year succedinig the
last e-le'tion.-in the the hluse Representa. -
rives at -Coiumbia, bv the Legislature of
'his Stame, which shall tbe the existing, oc
by such persons as shall bu returned mnem,
hers, thereof, and 'shall attend on that
Andi whereas ibe Congress of the Unit.
edi States did by an Act i .-ie atnd appov.
ed on the twetnty-uhirdl day of January ins
the year of our Lord one thousand eight
huntdred and forty-eix.' enact "that the
Electors of Presidlent and Vice Presideng
sthli e apepointced on the Tuesday next- af
ter the first Motiday inihe month of No,.
vember, of the yeay ini which they are to.
bie appointed " Thn fourth Motnday itn
November of etach year being the time ap-.
pointed hv, the Constitution of this: State.
lfor ilhe regular ann.ual meeting of the Le,
gislatture, it followvs, that it "-ill not
be in sess:on ntu the Tuesday next after
the firsm ?Montday in November nest, the
time at which the Electors of President
and Vice President ai-e to.he appointed ac.
co.rding to the A'e.t of Conaress beforei row
ferred to; so that iho State will not have
i ini its power to appoint Electors of Presi
dent and V'ce Pensident, unless the Legis
laturie he especially conver:ei tfr the pur:
Now therefore I, DAytDOntosson, in
pursnance of the power in me rested by
the Constimution of this State, authorising
the Governour "on extraordinary occasions
to conenie the General Assemnbly."i do.
isue this my Proclama:ion, calling upon
and reque.iting the Senators tif the General
Assembly of this State whole terms.ofor
lie have not cspired, anti those who have
l'een now recently eldeted, and the item
bers of the liotise of Representatives who
have also been now recontly elected, to
convene at Columbia. on the first Monday
in November now tnexz enstuing, that they
may be present in the H-ouse of Represen
tives on the said Tuesday next after the
said first Motndaym to appmoint Electors of
Preidlent and Vice President of the Unit
ed Smta in confortmity to the Act ol Con's
gress almre;iid, lasti referroed to.
Given numder my Hand and Seal
of the st ate. at Limestone Springs,
of the State afoiresaid.* the twelfth
.(day of October, in the year of
[.. s]) our Lord.otne thousand eight hns
mred andI forty eight, and in 'the
sevenity thid year ofthe lndepen,
deuce of the UrnitEdl States of A.
By the Governor:
B. K. hiano&. S.-cretary of State.
Oct 18 .. 3 39*
UT The friends of IJENIIY 'T. WRIGHT
Esqr., annomun,ce himn as a candidate for the of
ace of Ordinary of this Iiisurict, at thma ensuing
section. way 4 tf- 18
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