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Thk U??iknmint or the United State* or
America, a. d., 1850.
The Executive.
Millard Fillmore, of N. Y. . President.
William R. Kino, of Alabnnm Vice President.
I The Cabinet.
I Daniel Werster, of Mass. . . ?/?trte.
h Thomas Corwin, of Ohio,. . Sec.oftheTrettS.
William A. Graham, of N. C. Sec. of the Navy.
Charles M. Conrad, of La. . . Sec. of War.
A. H. H Stitart, ofPa. Sec of Interior.
I Nathan K. Hall, of N. Y. . . P. M. General.
John J. Crittenden, of Ky. . Att. General.
I The Judiciary.
BUmtn* tuirn ur ana*
I Roger B. Taney, of Marylund . Chief Justice.
I John McLean, of Ohio Associate.
I James M. Wayne, of Georgia . . "
I John Catron, of Tennessee ... "
John McKinley, of Kentucky . . "
I Peter V. Daniel, of Virginia . . "
I Samuel Nelson, of New York "
I Levi Woodbury, of N. Hamp. . "
I Robert C. Griek, of Penn. ... "
I THIRTY-FIRST CONGRESS.
I Term commenced March1849, and will end March
4, 1851.
Senate. (
I Number of States represented. 30.
I President. William R. King.
I , Secretary. Ashbury Dickens.
I IITu'gi in Italics; Natives in Small Ca/ritals; DemoI
cruts in Roman; Those marked F. S. are Free Soilers.
I Term Tei m
I Expires. Exjnres.
I Alabama. Michgan.
I Jeremiah Clemens 1853 Lewis Cass 1851
I Wm 11 King 1855 Alpheus Felch 1853
I Arkansas. Missouri.
I Wm K Sebastian 1853 Thomas H Benton 1851
I Solon Borland 1855 David R Atchison 1855
I Connecticut. New fiampihiiis.
I Roger S Baitttcin 1851 John P Hale (F S) 1853
I Truman Smith 1855 Moses Norris, Jr 1855
I Delaware. New York.
I John If'ales 1851 Dnniel SDickinson 1851
I Presley Spruance 1851 William H Semard 1855
i Florida. New Jersey.
I David L. Yulee 1851 Win L Dayton 1851
| Jackson Morton 1855 Jacob W Miller 1853
(jeoiigia. lAOHTH carolina.
John M Berrien 1853 H\llie P Mangum 1853
If'm C IJ axe son 1855 George E Badger 1855
Indiana. Ohio.
%. , Jesse D Bright 1851 Thomas Ewihg 1851
J W hitcomb 1855 S J' Chase (F S) 1855
Illinois. Pennsylvania.
Stephen A Douglas 1853 Daniel Sturgeon 1851
James Shields 1855 Juincs Cooper 1850
Iowa. Hiiode Island.
George W Jones 1851 Albert C Greene 1851
Aug C Dodge 1855 John H Clarke 1853
Kentucky. South Carolina.
Jos R Underwood 1853 Robt W Barnwell 1853
Henry Clay 1855 A P Butler 1855
Louisiana. Tennessee.
Sol U Downs 1853 Hopkins LTuruey 1851
PieueSoule 1855 John Bell 1853
Maine. Texas.
Hannibal Hamlin 1851 Thomas J Rusk 1851
Jas W Bradbury 1853 Sam Houston 1853
Massachusetts. Vermont.
Robt C Hlnthrop 1851 Samxul S Phelps 1851
John Daris 1853 William Uphaxn 1853
Maryland. Virginia.
Thomas G Pratt 1851 James M Mason 1851
James A Pearce 1855 R M T Hunter 1853
Mississippi. Wisconsin.
J efTerson Davis 1851 Henry Dodge 1851
Henry S Foote 1853 Isaac P Walker 1855
California.
William M. Gwin,
John C. Fremont.
THE SENATE IN FIGURES.
Democrats. 32
Whigs. 25
Free Soilers. 3
Total number of members. GO
Democratic nuyority. 7
House of Representatives.
Speaker. Howell Codb.
Clerk. Wm. L. Youn d
Dist. Arkansas. Mississippi.
1 Robert W Johnson 1 Jacob Thompson
Alabama. 2 W S Featherston
1 lFilliam J Alston 3 Wm McWillie
2 Henry WMilliard 4 A G Brown
*3 Sainpso "W HnrriaJ Nebraska.
4 Samuel W. fn?e ; ? ?
5 David Hubbard New Jerset.
, C William. R W Cobb 1 Andreto R Hay
7 Francis W Bowden 2 Win .1.Yewrll
Connecticut. 3 Isnac Wildrick
1 Lorenzo P Waldo 4 John Van Dyke
2 Walter Booth (F S) 5 James G Ring
J3 Chaun'y F Cleveland new mexico.
"4 Thomas R Duller ? ?
'California. Mew Hampshire.
1 .linos Tuck, (F S)
Delaware. 2 Chas H Peaslee
J Jolm IF Houston 3 Janus Ullson
1 Florida. 4 Ilarry Hibbard
1 Edward C Cabell North Carolina.
Georgia. 1 Thomas L Clingman
"1 Joseph W.Jackson 2 J P Caldwell
, 2 M J Wei born 3 ? Deberry
3 Alien T Owen 4 A A* Shepherd
4 HA Haralson .r> A W Venuble
5 Thomas C Hackett G W S Ashe
G Howell Cobb 7 J R J Daniel
7 Alexander H Stephens 8 Edward Stanley
U D.L a T L. n I
0 iiuucti 1 uuniun o i^ihw i/ihiuiv
Illinois.
; , 1 Win II Uissell New York.
2 John A McClernand 1 John .1 King
I , 3 Thomas R. Young 2 David .1 llokee
A John Wentworth 3 J Phillips Phetnix
5 Wm A Richardson 4 If'alter Underbill
6 Edward D Baker 5 George Briggt
7 Thomas L Harris G James Brooks
,Iowa. 7 William Nelson
1 Vacancy 8 R Hallow ay
2 Shepherd Leffler 9 Thomas J\IcKissork
Indiana. 10 Herman D Gould
1 Nathaniel Albertson 11 C R Sylvester
2 Cyrus L Dunham 12 Gideon O Reynolds
3 John L Robinson 13 John J. Schoolcraft
4 Geo W Julien (F S) 14 George R Jlndrews
5 W J Brown 15 J. R. Thurman
' 6 Willis A Gorman 16 Jkugh White
7 Edtcard McGaughey 17 // P Alexander
]. 8 Joseph E McDonald 18 Preston King (FS)
9 G A Filch 19 Charles E Clarke
10 Andrew J Harlan 20 0 B Muttison
Kentucky. 21 Hiram Walden
1 Linn Boyd 22 Henry Burnett
2 J E Johnson 23 William Duer
3 F E Mclxan 24 Daniel Gott
54 George A Caldwell 25 Harmon S Conger
5 John B Thompson 26 W T Jackson
6 Daniel Breck 27 W .1 Sacked
^7 Humphrey Marshall 28 .2 M Schtrvxerhorn
8 Charles S Morehead 29 Robert /, Rose
29 John C Mason 30 David Rumsey
10 Rich'd H Stanton 31 E. Risley
Louisiana. 32 E G Spaulding
1 Emile La Sere 33 Harvey Putnam
2 Vacancy 34 L Burrotrs
3 John R Harmonson Ohio.
4 Isaac E Morse 1 David T Disney
Maine. 2 L D Campbell ( F S)
1 Elbridge Gerry, 3 Robert C, Schenck
2 Nat'lS Liltleheld 4 Moses Coririn
3 John Otis 5 Emery D Potter
4 Rtifus K Goodenow fi Amos E Wood
5 Cullen Sawtelle 7 Jonathan D Morris
6 Charles Stetson, 8 John I. Taylor
7 Thomas J D Fuller 9 Edson B Olds
Maryland. 10 Charles,Sweetzer
1 Richard J Bowie 11 John K Miller
2 Wm T Hamilton 12 Samuel E Vinton
3 Edw W Hammond 13 W A Whittlesey
4 Rabert M McLane 14 Nathan Events
5 Alexander Evans 15 ll'm F Hunter (F S)
6 John B Kerr 10 M oses Hoagland
Massachusetts. 17 Joseph Cable
1 S Jl Elliot 1H David K Carter
2 Vacancy I'd John CroweU (F S)
3 James ft Duncan 21) J?s R (lidding* ( FS)
4 Vacancy 21 Joseph M Root {F S)
5 Charles allien, [J" S] Oregon.
6 George Jshmun S R Thurstonf
7 Julius Rockwell Pennsyi.vama.
8 Horace Mann 1 Lewis C Levin
9 Orin Foxcler 2 Joseph R Chandler
10 Joseph Grinnell 3 Henry D Moore
Michigan. 4 John Robbins, jr*
1 A W Buell 5 John Preedley
Wm Svrarue, (FS) 6 Thomaa Ross
R S Bingham 7 Jesse C Dickey
Minnesota. 8 Thaddeus Stevens
HHBibleyt 9 William Strong
Missouri. 10 M M Dimmick
?lames B Bowlin 11 Chester Butler
_ Win V N Bay 12 David Wilmot (F S)
3"j*mes S Green 13 Joseph Casey
4 Willard P. Hall 14 Charles W Pitman
5 John S Phelps 15 AVnry
L
s_
16 Jaa X McLanah&n 11 Chris'r H William*
17 Samuel Calvin Tax a*.
18 .1 Jackson Ogle 1 David Kaufman r\
19 Job Mann 2 Volney E Howard J
20 R R Rted ' Utau. dl
21 Moses Hampton ? ?
22 John W Hotee (F S) VcnNONT. al
23 Jamea Thompson 1 Wm Henry
24 Alfred Giimore 2 Wm Ilebard ct
Kiiodk Island. 3 James Meackam cc
] George U King 4 Lucius 11 Peck Fl
2 .Vat It an Dixon Virginia.
South Carolina. 1 John S Millson
J Daniel Wallace 2 Ilichard K Meade oj
2 J L Orr 3 Thomas H Averett til
3 J A Woodward 4 Thomas S Bocock sil
4 John McQueen 5 Paulue Powell lii
5 Arraisiead Burt b James A bedden Si
(> Isaac E Holmes 7 Thorns H Uavly 111
7 W F Colcock 8 Alex R liolliduy
Tennessee. 9 Jeremiah Morton in
1 Andrew Johnson 10 Richard Parker ot
2 Albert G IVatlcins 11 James McDowell cl
3 Josiah M Anderson 12 H A Edmundson lo
4 John H. Savage 13 FM'Mullen w
5 Geo W Jones 14 J M 11 Beale gi
6 Jaines H Thomas 15 Thomas S Haymond t0
7 Meredith P Gentry Wisconsin. a!
8 Andrew Ewing 1 Chas Durkee, (F S) \
9 Ishum G Harris 2 Orsasmus Cole
10 Fred'k P Stanton 3 James D. Doty. L.
California. a,
Geotge W. Wright,
Edward Gilbert. j
Contested by Mr. Littell. ^
{Delegates from the Territories. ?
the house in figures. t<
Democrats t 111 fi
Whigs and Natives 101 a
Free-Soilers 14 o
Vacancies 5 d
Total, exclusive of Delegates 231 s
Should the vacancies be filled as before, and a
dividing the Free Soilers into Democrats and
Whigs, as they are on all other questions but that c
n f f 11 t orn 111 ri fli*? i imik'm vt'ill i m no fiilliiti/^ *? 1
Democrats 117 ?
Whigs 114 '
Democratic majority 3
i
The General Result in Figures J
Old Parties. Free-Soil. Vacancies, t
States. Whig. Dem. Whig. Dem. Whig. Vein' ]
Arkansas ? 1 ? ? ? ? 1
Alabama 2 5 ? ? ? ? 1
Connecticut 1 2 ? 1 ? ? t
Delaware 1 ? ? ? ? ? t
Florida 1 ? ? ? ? ? ,
Georgia 3 5 ? ? ? ? ,
Illinois 1 6 ? ? ? ? t
Indiana 18 ? 1 ? ? <
Iowa ? 1 ? ? ? 1 j
Louisiana ? 3 ? ? 1 ? j
Muine 2 5 ? ? ? ? ,
Maryland 3 3 ? ? ? ?
Massachusetts 7 ? 1 ? 2 ?
Michigan ? 2 1 ? ? ?
Missouri ? 5 ? ? ? ?
Mississippi ? 4 ? ? ? ?
New York 32 1 ? 1 ? ?
New Jersey 4 1 ? ? ? ?
N. Hampshire 12 1 ? ? ?
N. Carolina G 3 ? ? ? ?
Ohio 5 11 5 ? ? ?
Kentucky 6 4 ? ? ? ?
Pennsylvania 14 8 1 1 ? ?
Rhode Island 2 ? ? ? ? ?
S. Carolina 1? 7 ? ? ? ?
Tennessee 4 7 ? ? ? ?
Texas ? 2 ? ? ? ?
Virginia 2 13 ? ? ? ?
Vermont 3 1 ? ? ? ?
Wisconsin 11 ? 1 ? ?
Total 102 111 !) 5 3 1
Democratic majority in the 31st Congress 3
Whig majority in the 30th Congress 5
Democratic gain 8
Aspect of Congress.
Whig. Dem. J
exclusive ot f ree-souers iini J"
Free-eoilers 9 5
Vacancies 3 1
Total 114 117
Actuat Democratic majority 3
Free and Slave State Classification.
IHiig. Dem. Free-soil. ,
Free States 75 51 14
Slave States 30 61 ?
Total 105 112 14
Enlargement of the capitol.? <
The Committee on Public Buildings of the *
Senate, having been authorized by a resolution of 1
that body, 41 to invite plans accompanied by esti- r
mates for the extension of the Capitol, and to ul- '
low a premium of five hundred dollars for the ~
plan wnich may be adopted by the Committees on 1
Public Buildings of the two Houses of Congress," ?
accordingly invite such plans and estimates, to be c
delivered to the Secretary of the Senate on or be- 1
fore the first day of December next.
It is required that these plans and estimates ?
shall provide for the extension of the Capitol, j I
either by additional wings, to be placed on the \ i
north and south of the present budding, or by the i
erection of a separate and distinct building, within <
the enclosure to the east of me building.
The committee do not desire to prescribe any j
| condition, that may restrain the free exercise ofjs
I architectural taste and judgment, but they would c
I prefer, that whatever plan may be proposed may r
nave such reference to and correspondence with t
the present building as to preserve the general (
symmetry of the entire structure, when complete.
Although but one plan can be adopted, the com- s
mittee reserve to themselves the right to form such c
plan by the adoption of parts of different plans |
submitted, should such course be found necessary; in t
which event, the committee also reserve to them* a
selves the right to divide or apportion, according (]
to their own judgment, the nmount of premium to a
be awarded for the whole, to those whose plans t
may in part be adopted, according to the relative t
im.mrtnirno untl inprit nf pnrh nnrt ndnntprl -
R. M. T. HUNTER, ,
JEFFERSON DAVIS, t
JOHN H. CLARKE, ;
Committee of the Senate on Public Buildings. )
Senate Chamber, 30th September, 1850. | r
N. B. The several daily papers published at I <
Washington wilt please insert the above daily for ; ,
two weeks, and send their accounts to the Secre- |r
tary of the Senate. oct 4 | <
PENSIONS AND BOUNTY LAND
OBTAINED for the oflicerB and soldiers of the f
Revolutionary war, or their legal representa- I
1 lives.
Pensions for life, for the widows of sue.h " 1
cers and soldiers who nr.arried previous to 1800. i
I Bounty land for the surviving, or the widows, I
or minor children of deceased officers and privates,
who served in the war of 1812 with Great Bri- h
tain, the Mexican war, or in any of the Indian i <
wars, since 1790. (
Attention paid to suspended and rejected claims, i
Terms moderate, where the claim is established, i
otherwise no charge. ,
Communications addressed to the subscriber, i
Washington, D. C., will receive prompt attention.
M. THOMPSON,
Commissioner of Deeds for North and South !
Carolina.
Refer to the heads of Departments, and to
members of Congress generally.
Oct 4?twtf
STEELE'S FASHIONABLE I1AT
HOUSE.
Charleston, South Carolina.
? THE SUBSCRIBER'S establishment
being one of the most extensive
i and fashionable retail HAT HOUSES
I Charleston, the public may depend
I nn fiiidin<r there a siinerior assortment of all the
latest styles of 1 lata for tins fail. Fine French
Moleskin and Beaver lints, with an extensive
variety of fine black, and blue cloth Caps for gen
tlemens, youths, nnd children.
TO SOUTHERN PLANTERS.
Planters ran be supplied with Hats and Caps
for plantation and house servants. Black, white,
pearl, and drab water proof Wool Hats with good I
Imir and coarse cloth Caps.
W.STEELE,
Fashionable Hatter, 231 King, opposite Hazel
street, Charleston,17?
J. Knox Walker, *
.Attorney al /-ate and General rfgent,
OK K E It S his services in his profession and as j
nt lor the Prosecution and Collection of
Claims before Congress and the Departments, also for 1
obtaining Patents.
All business confided to him will be promptly attended
to. ....jo ?j'7tf
SO u THURN CENTRA L
AGRICULTURAL ASSOCIATION.
PHE Fif.h Annual Fair of the Southern Cent,
ral Agricultural Association, will beheld ft
iring (he week embracing Wednesday, the Hth
sy of August next, which is the day of the fifth
mual meeting at Atlanta Georgia
The Committee charged with (he duty of pres- un
ibing such general rutC3 as they may deem lie- bit
:ssary to a proper management of the approaching to
air, have adopted the following cri
Gjcneual Regulations. | coi
1st The Fair Grounds and Buildings will be . coi
>ened for visitors on Monday morning, and cori- ! to
:iue open until Friday evening, it is mereiore ac- ?
rablethat all persous having articles forexhibian,
shall bo on the ground as early as Friday or
aturday, Ihe 9th and 10th August when a Coin- ,
ittee will be there ready to receive them.
2d. The Association has an ample fund, and will, o)
i all cases, become responsible for the safe-keeping
articles which inay be placed in the hands of iu ,M
licers and committees, (the owner taking a check mi
r the same,) until the close of the Fair, which |>o
ill be announced beforehand, in auiple time to
ve them opj.orlunty to recover their goods, and wi
> prevent thereby the leaving of any goods or th
licles unprotected after the adjournment of the gr
ssociation. ki
3d. Mark A. Cooper, Richard Peters, David W.
ewis, Win. Ezzard, and James M. Calhoun, arc
ppointed a committee whose duty it shall lie to see 00
ml all articles entering the fair grounds for exhi*- "*
ition, shall have first been euleredin the Secretary s (j
ook or registry?then labelled w th the owner's- j0
ame and residence?and price, if for sale?giving
> the owner acorrespondingcard?and then classi- e
ed and arranged by departments, and in such order ar
s to facilitate the labors of the several committees
n premiums; and also to employ such police and to
oorkccpers and clerks, as shall he necessary for te
he protection of the grounds and buildings, and
uch clerks as they may need in the arrangement
nd labelling of articles.
4lh. There will positively be required, in all 55
tases, a minute and accurate written statement
llustrating and explaining every article sent for
exhibition?the stutemeut to lie delivered to the
Secretary. For instauce, if a Machine, a statement
jf is powers and uses, cost, time of invention, and F
my other fact deemed valuable by the inventor or F
maker. If Horticultural or Agricultural Products,
mode of preparation of land and soil, manure and w
:imo of planting, mode of cultivation. If an Animal,
he pedigree or stock, age, mode of raising, &.C. If ir
Paint irnr nr nnv wnrt nf Art the
ength of time bestowed on it, or the amount of
abor; the age, if by children or very old persons n
he value, uses, &c. Since this is the most reliable
node of collecting such information as may be
/vorth publishing in the transactions of the Society,
visitors, patrons and members, all will take notice,
hat a premium w ill not be awarded to any article,
whatever its merit, unless accompanied by f
illustrative and.explanatory statements, made out
in legible hand, and in a style fit at once for the "
press.
5th. The delegations of the serveral county Socio- a
ties are requested and enjoined to make out, upon
consulation, a report of the present condition of
Agriculture in their several counties, of the improvements
in farming, tillage, draining and inanu- a
ring, which have been or are in progress of being
adopted The leading products of their countiees
the modes of preparation, time of planting and modof
cultivation. The means and measures of preserving
and increasing the fertility of lands. Accurate
Agricultural memoirs from the serveral county
societies would make up an amount of valuable
information to be sent out in the published transactions
of the Society.
(ith. It is desirable to make the Fair a Central
Southern Agricultural nndMmufacturersExchange
We request individuals who have a surplus of
choice articles, or who make them for sale ?such
as choice seeds, machines, stock, &c?to carry
them there for sale, and not alone for exhibition for t
a premium.
7th. Premiums.?It is impossible to name in a notice
like this all, the various articles to which premiums
will be granted. However comprehensive
wc might make any enumerated list there would
still be many articles of merit oil'ered which would
not be embraced in it, and yet richly deserving
premiums, lest therefore the announcement of premiums
for particular articles might be construed by
somcintoan exclusion ofall articles unannounced,
(he Committee requests the people generally to
observe, that it is intended to give the action of
the Association the very widest scope, embracing
svery thing that is ingenious or useful in business
or art. All then, with whatever they have for sale
or exhibition, are invited to come. The only
regulation further necessary on this point perhaps
is, that, on all articles of the highest merit in the
department of Stock, Mechanics, Agricultural lmpl<-menta,
and valuable improvements or inventions |
in any of the departments, a premium of a cup ,
worth 1(1 will be given ; on the second best arti- J
3les a cup worth $ 5 will be given , on tlio tliird best y
J 2. 50 ; on the fourth an honor. And on all aiti- us
:Ies of the highest merit in the remaining depart Rl
ncnts a cup worth $ 5 will be given ; on the second
?est $ tl. 50 ; on the third an honor j on the fourth, ra
!d honor. On miner and miscellaneous articles, to
(remiums from one to three dollars?these, how- tl
>ver,are general regulations, and in particular case tl
>r cases of peculiar merit the committees will be tl
remitted, Indeed are requested, to vary the rule, tl
Hlh. A hall will be prepared and assigned narli- '1
ruhrly to the Ladic3 lor their garden products, '1
fruits, llowers paintings, needle-work, &c. They 1
vre cordially invited to attend. Their assistance 1
a many departments of the fair is absolutely necessary
to a proper management "
9th. The facilities of getting to this central
joint induce us to invite, and to expect the pre- rj
ence and contributions of many of our fellow
htizens of Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee and Floida.
Wc hope they will unite with us in making *tj
his institution indeed,what it is in name, a Southern ^
Central Agricultural Association. pi
10th. The President upon a consultation with ui
uch members as he can call to his aid, shall appoint m
ommittees and assign to them their respective dc- b]
(drtments, syid to these committees so appointed di
he committee of reception shall furnish lists of the S
iiticles clashed and arranged in their respective Vl
lepartments. In order to the perfection of this rt
irrangcment, the committee appointed to publish
hese regulations, will lure repeat, and enjoin J:
ipon all to take notice that articles for exhibition
nay be received and arranged on Friday and Sat- c(
irdav the 9th and 10th of August, so that when o(
he President shall appoint nis committees on
Vlonday morning, the committee of reception may jr
lave their lists of articles, and the several com- jj,
nittees proceed at once to the examination of arti- fa
sies, and thereby have ample time to make their 7\
eports to the annua! meeting oi> Wednesday, ti
I'nursday will be devoted to sales?Friday to gen-,rnl
re-delivery of* articles. The exhibition con- j,<
inuing the whole time. F
J 1th. Any alterations of, or addition^ to, the y
bregoing rules, will be published at Atlanta early K
Vlonday morning of the Fair week. F
lUth. The annua! oration will be made on F
Wednesday, the day of the Anniversary meeting, F
nimcdiately preceding the reports of committees,
>y Col. John Ihllupn, of Athens, Georgia.
nth. The I ^ominittee have the prospect of | a|
making arrangements with the Macon, State and
Georgia Railroads, to run accommodation cars
enrlv every morning and late in the afternoon, to
Gritiin, Marietta, Stone Mountain, and Decatur,
to give visitors the opportunity of the accommodations
of the good Hotels at those places while in
attendance upon the Fair.
14th. The citizens of Atlanta have provided
comfortable quarters for Committees and Officers, ?
and others engaged in the laborious business of ca
the lair. ^
loth. The Secretary is directed to publish
these regulations in the Cultivator, and to procure
as far aa practicable their publication in the tv
weekly papers of this and the adjoining States. _
By order of the Committee of Arrangements. ' *
DAVID W. LEWIS, at
Sec'y Southern Central Agricultural Association. v.
Sparta, 25th June, 1850. I HU
MATHEWES & ROPER, w
Factors and Commission Merchants, for Cotton,
Rice, Bagging small country Produce, Vundcrhorst's
Wlinrft Charleston, S. O lu
FERDINAND MOULTON,
ATTORNEV AND COUNSELLOR AT LAW, )o
Will prac.fice in the several courts in the District, ,.a
and attend to the prosecution of claims pa
against the Government. up
Office corner of E and 7th streets, opposite the r
General Post Office. w
2aw,tf e.i
FOR TI1E SPRINGS.
LADIES retiring to the springs or country, will
find nt PARKER'S, just opening, n fresh j lupnly
of Toilette Articles, such us very superior
{A VltUM, COLOGNE, in bottles and on draught, H
?AU LUSTRAL, OX MARROW, DENTI- I
'RICE, Ac.,COMB, IIA1R,TOOTH,and NAIL I nT
JRUSHES, at i ?n(
PARKER S ( pa
Fancy Comb and Perfumery Siore, j by
aug.y. Penn. Av. near National Hotel, |
.
IB BQW B COMMERCIAL REVIEW,
MONTHLY JOURNAL OF TRADE AGRICULTURE,
COMMERCE, COMMERCIAL
POLITY, MANUFACTURES,
INTER
The price of subscription must be paid invariably
i cdvance, and the cash accompanying the name
int. j
All persons procuring ten names shall be entitled to (
iceive a copy gratia for one year.
A. P. BUTLER, i
JACKSON MORTON,
It. TOOMBS,*
J. THOMPSON.
WILLIAM AND MARY COLLEGE.
[Nli E next annual session of this Institution will 1
commence on the 2d Wednesday in October.
FACULTY. ,
The Right Rev. John Johns, D. D., President
nd Professor of Moral Philosophy.
Judge Beverly Tucker,Prufessorof Municipal
nd Constitutionnl Law.
Benjamin S. Eivell, Professor of Mathematics
nd Astronomy.
Morgan J. Smead, Ph. D. Professor of lluiianity.
William F. Hopkins, A. M., Professor o
Chemistry and Natural Philosophy.
H. A. Washington, A. M., Professor of Ilisorv
and Political Economy.
Rev. Silas Totten, D. D., Professor of Intelectual
Philosophy, Belles Lettres, and Rhetoric.
There are two courses of study for under-gradlates?the
regular course for the degree of llaclilor
of Arts, and a Science course, occupying two
rears. Candidates for admission to the Science
:ourse will be expected to produce the written reiuest
of tlveir parents or guardians. Students not
Icsiring to join a regular class may, fbr special
easons, be admitted to study with the regular
ilnsses, in those branches which, on examination,
hey may be found qualified to pursue.
1 he necessary College expenses range between
I,18ti and ?191) per annum.
Circulars will be forwarded to all who may delire
fuller information, or specific inquiries will be
inswered, if addressed to Professor Morgan J
>mkai>, Williamsbtirg, Virginia,
Students, not desiring to attend either the Re-g
ilnr or the Science course, will be permitted to
tudy with any class which they may be prepared
3 join.
July 15?1 aw. 1
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and tmk ,
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Premiums to New Subscribers.
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This communication was laid before the National
Institute, and by it referred to a select committee, so
which brought forward the following report: be
Report of the Committee qf the National Institute: cu
The special committee, to which was referred ^.j
the communication from the Hon. John M. Clay- 0j
ton, Secretary of Slate, relative to the formation
of a central authority for transmitting articles to
the Industrial Exhibition to be held in London in
1851, ofi'ersthe following report: su
The eommittee, impressed with the importance (rof
the subject commended to the Institute, have
given to it their earnest and careful attention- uu
The resources, the ingenuity, the industry, and tj,
arts of the United States are conceived to merit to
he best eddeavors to procure for them the opporunities
of being adequately represented in the tj,
great Industrial Exhibition at Lopdop. tj,
Aggrceably to the programme adopted by the Royal
Commission, 110 articles are to be received from w]
Foreign Exhibitors except those which shall have jyj
been approved by a central authority, recognized as ,
such by the Government of the country from which je
they are sentThis
Institute being the only Society for the Pro- ml
otion of Science and the Arts, directly incorporated
by the Government, the Secretary of State lias deem- tiv
ed it the appropriate body to take action or make sug- It.
gestions relative to the fulfilment of the wishes of the ne
' Royal Commissioners, by the establishment of such a
central authority as the case seems to require.
To this voluntary proposal on the part of the Secretary
ol' State, the committee consider the National Rr'
Institute in duty bound to respond, "c
In Hcvurtfanco with tl?i? view, the copimlttee respectfully
recommend the following resolution :
1. Resolved, That the Institute will take action
on the subject submitted to it by the Department of a
State. de
2. Resolved, That the Institute do now proceed
to constitute a committee suitable to be recognised by
the Government as a central body to hold correspond
ence with the British Commissioners, and to secure
the reception of American pi oductions at the proposed
Industrial Exhibition in London. $
PETER FORCE, j
JOSEPH HENRY, | 18
WALTER R JOHNSON, Committee. ?
J. J. GREENOUGH, I ch
CHARLES WILKES, J tu|
National Institute,
Washington, May 27, 1850. mi
Sir : I have the honor to make known to the Department
of State the action which this Institute has f(.
taken on the subject of your communication of the
17th instant. That action is comprised in the follow- Pa
ing resolutions, unanimously adopted after full dis- au
cussion at the meeting held this evening.
"Resolved, That the In-titutc will take action on
the subject submitted to it by the Department ot wi
State.
" Resolved That the Institute do now proceed to "i
constitute a committee suitable to be recognised by bei
the Government to hold correspondence with the So
British Commissioners, and to secure the reception of en
American productions at the proposed Industrial Exhibition
in Londoq, rjv
"Resolved, That a committee of not less than nine- a t
teen be appointed to constitute a Central Committee
on the Industrial Exhibition, and to correspond with ^
societies and local committees throughout the United r ,
Slates.
"Resolved. That the President of this Instituto he
a member of the Central Committee. ^
"Hesolvcd, That tlie Corresponding Secretary com- u "
municatc to the Secretary of Stale a copy of the fore- cj11
going resolutions, together with the names of the 810
Central Committee." An
The following are the names of the members of
the Central Committee appointed in accordance with cri
the foregoing resolutions : to]
Hon. Millard Fillmore, Vice President of the United
States, and ex officio Chancellor of the Regents of ]
the Smithsonian Institution.
Col. Peter Force, President of the National Insti- en]
tute. me
Hon. James A Pearce, U. S. Senate, member of the
Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. ,g
Hon. Levi Wooa'uury, M. N I., Associate Justice of jea
the Supreme Court of the United States. i
Commodore Lewis Warrington, U. S. N., M. N. i.,
Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance, and Hydrography. nn(
Prof. Joseph Henry, Vice President of the N. I., Sec- .
rotary of the Smithsonian Institute.
Prof. Walter R. Johnson, Corresponding Secretary of ,
the National Institute. 'he
Prof. Alexander 1). Baclie, M. N. I., member of the
Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institute, and
Superintendent of the Coast Survey,
Comiuander Charles Wilkes, U. S. N., M. N. I., late
Commander S. S. Exploring Expedition.
Hon. William W. Seaton, M. N.I.j Mayor of Washington.
I
Hon. Jefferson Davis, U. S. Senate, member of the mo
Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institute.
Lieut. Matthew F. Maury, U. S. N., Vice rresident
of the National Institute, and Superintendent of the
National Obsscrvatory.
J. James Grecnough, Esq., M. N. I,
Charles F. Stansbury, Esq., Recording Secretary of 1
the National Institute.
Col. J. J. Abcit, M. N. I., Chief of the Topographical f
Bureau. _ tjie
Gen. Joseph G. Totten, Vice President N. I., Chief p i
Engineer, U. S. Anny.
Thoma* Ewbtnk, Esq , Commissioner of Patents.
William Easby, Esq., Treasurer National Institute. 1 1
Leonard D. Gale, M- lb, M. N. 1., Examiner ol' Par
Patents, llor
Joseph C- Kennedy, Esq., M. N. I., Superintcn- Pia
dent of Census. , ^
xra C. Seaman, Es<j., M. N. I. tio?
1 have (he honor to be liov
Very respect fully, your oh't scrv't, 1
WALTER H..TOHNSON, ?
Cor. Secretary of the National Institute. D
Hon. John M. Clayton, Secretary of State. XV
? Fre
Department of Statf., .
II 'ashnigton, June 3, 1850. a
Sir : 1 have duly received your letter of the 27th Ad\
lltimo, communicating to this Department the pro- gou
jcedings of the National Institute on the subject of my
note of the 17th of the same month. Those proceed- 81?TI
inps appear to me to be ucrfectiy satisfactory ; and I ceip
have accordingly transmitted tlicin to the British Min- wy|
istqr in this city, with the communication, a copy of
kvhic.h is enclosed for your information. as ll
i am, sir, rcspccnuily, your ob't serv't, G
JOHN M.CLAYTON. ~
Walter N. Johnson , Es?i., Corresponding To
Secretary of tbe National Institute.
1 >f.imrtment or State,
W ashington, June 1, 1850. ?? *
Sir : I have the honor to transmit to you herewith ' e
i cojiy of the correspondence which has passed be- .e'
ween this Department and the National Institute for 'sl
ha 1'roinotion of Science, respecting the organization ' 'le
if a committee to constitute the central authority re- neat
[Hired by the regulations of tbe Koyal Commission <*i C J
tive to the proposed industrial Exhibition to be held nu
in London in the year 1851. to
From the circular of the Koyal Commissioners of wj
(<rca( Britain, Hereto annexed, it will be unserved that CQ|
all objects intended to be introduced from foreign c?)
countries and entered for that Exhibition are required t '
to have been first submitted to aud approved by a can- tral
authority or commission of the country from
which they shall be brrought, and thit no other will ,r8
be recognized as a central authority except such as
shall have been so certified by the Government of the 8P
country in which it exists. c?
That American industry and arts may be enabled to
appear in the place allotted to them, it will be indis- ''f1
peusable that a recognized central authority should be gi'
constituted ; and I am under the impression that the ea
National Institute, having been regularly incorporated atby
act of Congress, and being habitually engaged in tul
matters pertaining to the arts and sciences, is the fai
proper body for taking the initiative in constituting tj \
s^h a central authority.
I therefore heg leave to submit to its consideration
the interesting and important subject which has been
brought to the attention of this Department by the Vs.
distinguished Envoy of her Majesty's Government, z?
and to request such action or suggestions as may seein
necessary in order that the natural productions, the c''
ingenuity, industry, and arts of the United States wl
J ....v. ...j , any uuminumcullon
Lth private and unauthorized individuals ; and,
ould any such be addressed to them, they can
ily refer to a central body. This decision is
sentinlly necessary, in order to prevent consion.
"No articles of foreign manufacture, to whomever
they may belong, or wheresoever they may
i, can be admitted for exhibition unless they
me with the sanction of the Central Authority
tire country of which they are the produce,
lie Commissioners do not insist upon such artiis
being in all cases actually forwarded by the
sntral Authority, though they consider that this
ould generally be the most satisfactory nrrangeent;
but it is indispensable that the sanction of
ch authority should in all cases be expressly
ven, and that it be held responsible lor the fitiss
of such articles for exhibition, and for not
thorizing the exhibition of a greater quantity
an can be accommodated in the space assigned
the productions of the country in question."
A fUH discussion was then had or the subject
us laid before the committee, and, on motion of
e Hon, W. W. Sen ton, it was?
Jiesoiecd.That the Committeeof five firstcharged $
ith this subject by the Institute (substituting ,
r. Konue'y for Mr. Greenough, who is absent) ?
an Executive Committee to take all necessary J
;p? to carry out the views of the general conr 1
ittee. * 1
The following gentlemen constitute the Exeru 1
'e Committee : Col, Peter Force, Prof. Walter
Johnson, Prof. Joseph Henry, J. C. G. Kendy,
Esq., Capt. Charles Wilkes.
un motion?
Resolved, That the Secretary be requested to
epare the proceedings of this meeting for puliation,
And the Committee adjourned.
CHARLES F. STANSBURY.
Secretary of the Meeting.
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rpassed by any paper whatever in the United
ilea! It continues under the same Editorial
ection as heretofore, and no pains or expense
II be spared to make it
Jl Choice Family Newspaper,
is cheap as the cheapest, and as good as the
st!" Utterly discarding the notion thut a
uthern journal cannot compete with the Northl
weeklies, in cheupness and interest,
The Southern Literary Gazette
als the best of them in all th?
ruly valuable fireside Journal, lis aim is the II
fusion of cultivated and refined taste throughcv* II
> community?and it embraces in its ample II
ds ever species of intelligence that can tend to ||
s result. II
Original Contribution?,! II
m many of the ablest writers in the South, II
ieily occupy its columns, but not to the ex< In- II
n of choice miscellany, selected from the best , II
nerican and European sources. ^Bl
The tone of the "Gazette" is independent ,n M|H
tic ism and in the discussion of every legitimate IH
lie, but it is strictly
Neutral in Politics and Religion ! VH
its columns are occasionally embellished with
Southern Portraits and Lardscains, II
?ra\ed expressly for the work, and accompa- II
d by biographical and top igraphical sketches. II
Us Central Information II
copious, but caiefully condensed from the
ding journals of nil parts of the world.
Notwithstanding the great increase in the size
1 attractions of the paper, it is still published at
T\co Dollars Per Jinnum, in sldrauce !
vill be furnished to persons becoming respoi>- f
le for the whole number of copies, and having J
m sent to one address, 011 the following terms : 1
Three copies, ?5
Five copies, &
Ten copit9, 15
Fifteen copies, 120
Twenty copies, 25
Fifty conies, 00 E3"
All orders must be accompanied with the
ney, and. addressed, post nai, to
WALKER & RICHARDS ^1
Charleston. S. C
WORTHINGTON G SNETHEN,
formerly Solicitor of the General Land Office.
Attorney and Counsellor at Law,
Continues to practice in the Supreme Court 01
United States, in the Courts of the District m
umhitt, Maryland and Virginia, to prosecute
ms (if all kinds against the United States, eir
before Congress or any of the Executive Detments,
and to procure letters patent for invenis.
Business confided to his cure, will be
ntptly attended to.
I. B. Particular attention paid to the prosemi
<>f claims before the Brazilian Commission
, sitting in Washington
Va&iiington City, D. C. July 11, 1850?
A. PRINGLE, No. 30, East Bay street,
i Charleston, South Carolina.?Importer of
nch CALF SKINS; Manufacturer's Agent ,
Dealer in ZMOG.LVS, BOOTS and SHOTS-, ,
rauces made on consignment of Brognns or .<
them Manufacture. Parties wishing to con
I, will send samples of their make, und on re- 1
t of their consignment, a liberal cash advam e b
be made. Inlbrmation promptly imparted, ^
o the style, but adapted to the trade. t
hnrleston, S. C., July 16, 1850.?dly I
soumern uentlfinrn or Literary jmsolutions.
young mnn, a graduate of St. Mary'a Co!- >1
lege, Baltimore, wishes to obtain as itunlioii
issisiant in an Academy, or Private Tutor.? #1
is qualified to teach the highest branches ot H
fk, Latin, French, Natural Philosophy, ('lie- H
ry, Mathematics and English Literature.?
highest testimonials as to character and quail- .
ions can be produce<l. Address, post-paid,
I. V. Post Office, Baltimore, Md*
I
: proposed Industrial Exhibition, to correspond with
m in London, and with societies, local committees,
1 individuals in this country, and to sanction tins
warding of articles applicable to the exhibition.
[ need hardly say to you, air, that the proceedings
the National Institute, as set forth in this corresponaoe,
meet the approbation of the Department, which
> full confidence in the committee named by that
ititute.
I avail myself of this opportunity to renew to you
I assurance of my high and distinguished con
eration. JOHN M. CLAYTON.
Kight Honorable Sir H. L. Belwer, fee.
'.tract from the Circular qf the Royal Cotnmusionert.
'* The Commissioners have felt that it would he
sirable, as far as possible, to prevent any perns
from sending hither articles which cannot be
milled, rather than to reject the articles after
?ir arrival in London. They feel also that the
lw*nlo ttiid rPHtmnMilih tncilr ..e A.1: -i
?|? ?? vi ucuuiuj on me
mission or rejection of articles destined for exjition
by foreign contributors ought not to be iinsed
upon any Fnglish tribunal, but should be
'erred to one i aving the confidence of the exlii,ors
theirsi.ves, and standing entirely freefVom
sstbl? .apututions of natiouuJ partiality. They
BC* mgly propose to admit to exhibition such
eign articles only as may be forwarded to them
the Central Authority (whatever may be its
ture) in each country. They will communicate
such Central Authority the amount of space
lich can be allowed to the productions ol the
untry for which it acts, and will also suvle (he
nditions and limitations which may from time
time be decided on with respect to the admission
articles. All articles forwarded by such Cend
Authority will then be admitted, provided they
not require a greuter aggregate amount of
ace than that assigned to the productions of the
untry fVom which they come; and, provided,
to, that they do not violate the conditions and
Dilutions of which due notice shall have been I
ren. It will rest with the Central Authority in
ch country to decide upon the merits of the
veral articles presented for exhibition, and to
ke care that those which are sent are such as
irly represent the industry of their fellow-counfineu.
" Her Majesty's Commissioners will consider
at to be the Central Authority 111 each case which
staled to be so by the Government of its country.
aving once been put in communication with a
intra? Authority in any country, they must deiiKflnlittpIv
nvwl ? 0? ?

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