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Adams President, upon condition that
M. Clay should be appointed Secretury
of State; now he would persuade the pub
lic that he is so much devoted to General
Jackson’s principles; vefo and all, that to
doubt that he isthe essence of virtue and
consistency, is proof that lam an anti
mason and a I'(‘Scrnlist. and that mr, Cal
houn is a “hypoerite and a neutral”—
When, and where, and how, dul My,
Blair become a Jackson man? 1 know
something about the conversion ol Mr,
Kendall, but Mr. Blaiv, was admitted o
member of the paity without ny know
ledge,
fi is said by the historian that the el
der Tarquin, despaining of sulduing the
Samnites in honorable warlore, cansed
his son to be publicly whipped in the
streets of Rome, The vouth fled to the
encmy with the marks of disgrace fresh
upon him, courted them, and was soon
admitted into their ecnfidence, and elio
sen to command their arnies, When es
tablished in power, he senta fuithtul mes
genger to his father, who went into his
garden, and with his sword cut off’ the
heads of the tallest poppies, snving, “tell
"l)' son what you huvo soen '|.|u‘ IS
songer returned, and, cue by one, the
m»hlc;Sulunilvs‘ fell vietimsto the treach
ery. Then the city heeame an easy
prey. Whodocsnitsec the apy lication?
Mpr. Blair cnme, saving Fam vour friend,
rvrsnnul and political, your eocd jutor, not
youar compeldor, your alli, to aid you in
the cause you have so ally cupported,
but no sooner had Lie avmed Lincelt than
he dencunced those whom he came to
support, and sceks the conquest of the re
publican party by the destraction of My,
Calhoun, its ablost supportor in the most
gloomy period of'itz existence: ut the tin
when }lurlin Van Buren v d what in
fluence he had to defout the re-cloction
of Mr. Madison. We must, however, do
Myr. Clay the justice to deelaie, that we
believe mr. Blair is a sheor adventurer,
who, notitied by. mr. Kendall of the cor
('spumlvm't', avarled hims Wof “the cir
cumstances of 18707 jnproved Hpen o,
Kendall's pamphlet againet Fieutepant
Randolph, and publishod tthe Argns,
during the last summer, an article denon
stiating that he was prepaved to do that
which the Telegraph had vefisod to do.--
Although he i= now in the seivice of mr,
le |i'.|;‘vn, and ““the cwcirmstances of
1829,” yet he has etill such a hold onme.
Clay as to be the connecting link beiweon
the futher of the Awericon Nyvstem and
the hittle magician. To him at is of but
little importance, it he ean run down the
Telegraph, and, in doing so, Lecome e
organ of the Jackson paity, vhether Gen,
Jackson or mr, ( l:x_'. be elected. For iff
mr. Clay is elected it will be done in the
name of mor. Blair-—not by his open snn
port of Mr. Clay; hut Ly his open war
fare upon the original friends of General
Jackson., It was thus that he and mr,
Kendall broke down the strongest party
that ever controlled Kentucky, 470 y
defeated it by suppoting it. And such
will be the fate of Gen, Jackzson, if he s
not rescued trom thewint!nenee, YWhit
18 to prevent mr. Blair (rom then wheel
ing into the ranks of wr, Clay, and cgoin
shouting “Hurva for Henry Clay, & the
J\ll\l'l'i"gn System?”? That suchais his
determination, and that such i< the policy
Ol‘fln'. \':m ”Hl! I, I have no hesitatic il
to believe., Whut deeseither nir, Blair,
mr. Kendall, orme, Van Buren, cove tor
the friend=hip, fune, or charactor ol Gen,
Jackson.alter his name nolonges presents
the hope of “emolument?” Mre, Blair
was so much devoted to mr, (‘!::". ’s ‘/u"/l
-ciples,’ in 1825, that he wrote to mr.
White that which he Kiew to bhe untrue,
relative to the adoption of the Wentueky
resolutions instrueting him to vote fur
Gen. Jackson, and urced the election of
mr. Adams, upon condition that mr, Clay
should be Scerctary ol State: and such
was hisvaderstondine with mr, Clav, that
last year he was elected President of the
Commonweanlth’s Bank, by a legicluiure
conmposed of violent paitizans ol mr, Clay,
who proseribed Gen, Jackeon's origin!
friends, o far as we have heard, withom
leaving a single exception, We!l might
guch an adronturer, ST gine into the
confidence of the Executive whose ¢lee
tion he had ODPPOsE d, and the patronage
of an administration upon whose “prinei
ples” he had made war, entertain golden
dreams, and fecl an a=sorance that, let
chances full s they might,he would Le on
the winning side, I Con, Jackson se
lected, then the Globe will el that,
but for it. mr. Calhoun would have over
thrown the administration, Should mr,
Clay be elected, then mr. Blair will
plead that sheer ncccssity drove hin to
the appearance of opposttion, when in
truth, his heart was devoted to mr, Clay
and his “principles " aud under the sem
blance of respeet for the will of the peo
ple, he will sing hallelujah to him who
controls the “emoluments of the press.”
I have intimated in a former pait of
this addrces that, in 1829, mr. Van
Buren entertained a belief that fe eould
be elccted at the next teim, and that he
expressed to nie a doubt whether Gen.
Jackson would Le a candidate {or re
clection. Who now 50 blind as not to
gce that the atiicle in the New Yok
Courier of the 19th of December, 1520,
was prepared here and published there
to feel the public pulee? wmr. Van
Buren soon found that the publie mind
did not respond to the summons: that
Congress was against him: and he begay
to move his wand for the next four
vears. Mr. Webster's speech gave
him a new position. mr. Calhoun was
the antagonist interest which he most
feared, and he gave instructions that
the war waged upon mr. Webster
ghould cease, and that the Couner
should move upon the South; and henee,
mr. Clay e most active organs. in their
abuse of the doctrines of the South, havcr.
fallen far short of the chosen organs ol
himy, who, in s letter written i 1828 1o
a committee of the citizens of Raleigh,
pledged hinsell to their support.” Nor
Cis this strange. Have we not seen that
l no sooncr had Pennsylyania given an
dications that she would support the
Rank of the United States, than the
Globe, in a compliment to Gen, Juckson,
declmres that he mtraduecd the subjeet
Cof the bans into his first message against
the advice of all his friends, (a state
ment which mr. Kendall and mr. Van
' Poren knew to be untrues) and x\(-«'c'l'c!-
iely an attempt was made to wodity
the resoluticns relative to the Bank,
pending inthe New York Legisluture,
to suit the tiumes: ard the Albany Argus
and the New Yok Courier chime in
sweet concert, althongh the distinguish
ing feature of mr. Van uren’s shont
From the North Carolina Star, of May 3, 1827,
Mr. Van Puoren, a Senator, and Mr, Cambre
leng a Representative in Congress from the State
of New York, artived in this city on Sunday last,
on their return from an exewsion to the South,
md left here yesterday for the Nonth Gn
Vonday they dined at Gov, Puiton’s in company
with a lurge number of our eitizens, and received
an nvitution to partuke of a publie dinner on
Wednesday, which, as will be scen by the fol
lowing correspoudence, they declined.
| Raveiau, st May, 1827,
CGrnrneses: The undersigned, - commiittes
on the part of the eitizens of Ruleigh, are author
-Ized 1o invite yvou to prrtake of u public dinner on
to-nmonow, ot the | iion lotel,
Without assnniing too much for our State, we
iy salely atiinm, that as o conponent part of
our gieat republie; North Carolina has never heen
found anong those who oppose the General Gov
ernment i measues adopted for the good of the
Union, though their eticet might be prejudieial
to the paotienlar interests of her eitizens, Put
when the il advised measures of any adiinistra
ton tend to oveithrow, by econsolidition, or to
destioy, by dismemberment, our admiruble sys
teim of Government, whether these are hised
vpon an uplincited constructive right, or a power
divectly assumved, when her servants manifestly
disregngl and encroneh upen State rvights, and
sueritice to paity views the grent prineiples of onr
tnion, she has ever Jent the aid of her strength
and her voiee to the cuuse of the Constitution aud
the & "l'l'.' .
As menbers of onr National ©egislature, vou
have been found the able advoeuates of these
prineiples, and while we express onr adniiration
of the b ity and mdependence that have muarked
your pobiieal course in the present aspect of na
tonal afaik, we believe that we are only speak
g the seitiments of a lurge majoiity of our fel
low-citizens— and a respectable poition of them
who reside at our mictiopolis, will take delight
in the opportunity this visit hus alloided ws 1o do
you houor, !
VW oith seutiments of the highest respect, we ae
your obedient servants,
‘ WiLl. POLK, )
? WM. BOYLAN,? Committce. !
‘ JO) I!,\\\'l\l.\.".S
M. VA~ Bunewn, and C. C. CAMBRELENG,
Psquires, of New York. !
! Rarricu, May 1, 1827, |
Crvitnryvres: Considarations which, 1 am
persunded. voon'd Le satisfictory, were it neces
sy to o state thew, constini e to decling the
concpiiments so Lindly proffered in yvour note of
this moming, Under ditferent circunstances, it
word give nme sinecre plessure to paitale, in
pibliey of that hospitality which i have so liberal
v shared in vour privite ci eles ‘lhe indul
gence with which my imconsideralile services ure
teaarded by the eitizens of Raleigh, inpresses nie
with the wost goateful feelings, aud 1 am prond of
the howor coutiered upon e by her good
opinion, North Carolina hus always been dis
tinenishod among her sister Mtates {or her disin
teoostedness, and for the hich estinite she has
untfornily placed upon political consisteney. 'To
expressiors of contidence proceeding from such a
quarter, no good man ean be mdilerenty and he |
who is so does not deserve to be honored any
Wihere,
Fteel bound to notice venr mopressive refer
ence o that great politieal prineiple, which more
thin auy other distinguishes men and parties at
the present davy viz, a desire to coufing the ac
tion of the § ederal Government within the liits
desigued by the framers of the Constitution. You
ceituiily do no more than justice to your State,
when vou claim for her the great merit of having
boen among the earliest, most consistent, and
elletent advocates of this fundamental principle,
ALI dispissionate observers will admit that the
teeasuies to which you allude justify the claim
you expioss, the spirit of encroachment has
ssamiped a new and far more scductive aspeet,
and eanouly be resisted by the evercize of un
comtron virtues, Put it s eonsoling to know,
that all that 1s necessary, to minke that resistance
ellectnul, i-'_. an witlexible adherence to those
sound doetries which have ever characterised
the politics of North Carolina, . When the opin
ions which do honor 1o von become the general
sentinnent, then, and then only, will the safety
of our poltical wstitutions, and, consequently,
the Hiberties of the people, be placed bevond the
reach of contingencies,
Foe the favor gentlemen, to suy thas mnch
for meto those you represent, aud to accept for
vowselves, the assurance of my respect and es-
Leem, M. V. BUREN.
To Wi Polk, Win, Roylan, and Joseph Haw-
Kins, | sqrs.
Ravercr, May 1, 1827,
Ceyrrnramen: T oregret that an ndispensable
evongement prevents e fion neeepting the very
poite invitation of the citizens of Raleigh,
Allow me, gentlemen, to participate in the
Just pride vou must feel that <*North Carolina has
nevar been found smong those who oppose the
General Government in neasures adopted for the
good of the Union.” When that Union wus
threatened, and the public couze demanded it
she and other patiiotie Stotes were foremost in
sustaining the Federal Government in the exer
cise of every power necessary to maintain our
honor and defend our country: while others, un
fortunately, were most anxions 1o stiip 1t even of
tha pow(.nn common to every form of govern
ment. Itis not amenyg the least remarkable of
the revolutions of the duy, that, with lintle ex
ception, those who were <o lately distingiished
for their resistance of federal power, when the
erisis required its full exercise, shonld be now,
from motives perhaps too obvious to be question
ed, n.ost zealons in their e¢forts to usurp every
attribute of sovereignty. At such @ moment it is
some consolation to the patriot Mtates of the
Lnion to tind themeelves ngain associated in de
fended the public interest agatust the unconstitu
tional efioite of a despaining ambition. W hat
ever iy be the resuity twill always, give e
pleasure to recollect, that even my exertions,
however bumble, have Leen noticed with appio
bation by the eitizens of Ruleigh, to whom | beg
yYouto espross my grateful aelvow ledgements,
Lecopt, gentlemeny the assurance of the very
great respect ‘l'.\(u.| obedient servant,
C. U. CAMBRELENG.
Wm. Polk, Wm. Poylan, and Joseph Haw
MERALD OF THE TIIIMIES,
reign was his arrangements to put down
the DBank, and although the labored song
of the Argus, the Conrier, and the
Globe, was a repetition of the same
cuckoo note of hostility to it. Who does
not see that mr. Van Buren has fallen
prostrate, and now worships at Mam
mon'y shrine? Whe does not see that,
ender the pretence of friendship to Gen,
Juckson, the Globe s offering him up as
a vietim to atone formr Van Puren’s of
tfences agatnst the Bank of the Urited
Statea?
Put to return to the spring of 1030,
Pinding that he was without hope, he
resolved to make a merit of supporting
Gen, Jackson, and to operate upou his
friends in Pennsylvania, and the North
and West, by charging honie upon mr.
Calhoun a determination to bhe a can
didate m opposition to Gen. Jacksni—
and to undeimine his populasity i the
tacil Htates, and thus gradually absorb
mr. Clay's populurity, by crcating a
mwonster of nullification and makivg war
upenit, To give countenance and ef
fect to this movement, he threw aimsell
upen wr. Crawford’s interest in the
Southy identitied himself with me Geor
g question, and with Judge Smith, and
the opponents of yar, (alhoon, m South
Carolina, 'l'his bas been mr. Van
Puren’s game; professing to be oppos
scd to nullitieation, his object has been
to drive South Carciina to the verge of
disunion that he might have the eredit of
opposing at,
But the Globe quotes an extraet from
the Boston Courter, of the 15th day of
Muay, 1830, to show that runor has said
that the “editor of the Telegraph does
not hesitate to deelare the necessity of
placing the Viee Presideit and the late
Postiaster General i dintely before
the people, ns candidates or the two first
oilices.”™ And it has eso guoted the
siwine print to show tha mr, Calhoun
wus about to form a codition with .
Clay and mr. Websten preparatory to
his becoming a candidite, at the close
of the late session, lbecauser that |n‘illl
proposed a conventior, in which licury
Clay, Danicl Webstor, and John €,
Calhioun, should mect to agree upon a
candidate in opposition to Ge neral Jack
son!!' By a reterence to my letter to
major Noah, of the 25th of March, 1830,
it will be scen thut mr Noah had said
to me, that Me. bbb was told on high
anthority, at Washington, that mr, Cal
houn intended to be a candidate, (and
who can doubt that mr. Van Buren was
thut authority,) and that I then told mr.
Nouh that the report was taken to New
York by mr. Webb, himsell] and that
the intclligent friends of the President,
who were intimate with wr. Calbhoun,
knew it to be ful=e. 1 am now author
ized torefer to two of them, The Hon,
mr. Dantels; of Kentueky, in a conver
sution with e, since the adjournment
of Congress, told me that mr. Calhoun,
at the time he was thus charged by mr. |
Viebb, told him and Gen. Desha, of
Tenne-sce, both known to Le the warm
personal and contidential friends of the
Vice President, that hie was in tavor of
the re-clection of Gen, Jackson, Who
could Deliove that mr, Callioun would
play the “hypoerite” with his confiden
el friends, and divolge s seeret
thoughts and intentions to mr. Van
Buren?s 1t is ridiculous and absurd!!!
But savs the Globe, the rumor was
published in the Boston Courier, of the
toth of May, 183010 And st strange
that that which the New York Courier
had publiely’ charged, early in March,
-hould be im‘. lished as rumor in the
Boston Courier on the 15th of May!'—
Al can =ce how the rumor got afloat,
Put I find thet, elthough 1 have more
to sav, I have cextended this communi
cation to a much greater length than |
intended,
I win aware that this statement will he |
viclently assailed. 1 know that it will
be asiod, why | have so long been
silent. My answer is that, at the outset
Pdischarged my duty. | premonished |
the President of the dangers which lay |
betore himy and had his word of promise, |
That my contidence in s patriotism, in |
Lis itegrity, and i Ais intelligence, in- |
dueced me to hope that his regard for his
own honor, and his zealous devotion to
s country, would give him the alavn,
That Le would sce and teel the causes
which have cast so great a clond upon
his tame, and that he would either con
trol them or sepurate himself from them,
Had the country been fully informed—
had his eriginal friends; of whom mr.
Wendall spoke <o contemptuonsly, been
aware of that which has beought the re
publican party to the verge of dissolu
tion—had they known the whole truth,
they would have spoken to him in a lan
cuaze which would have dissolved the
spell that now shuts out from him the
true expression of public opinion, My
apology for speaking now i<, that 1 can
not nustake its ewrent. Every one s
inquiring why it Isthot the Prevident of
the !'('U] Il', so strong in their atfections
in the first vear of his adumistration,
was in a minority in Congress; and why
it Is, that his best friends are apprenien
sive that it will be difiicult to anecoms=
phsh his re-clection, Mr. Kendall says,
in the Globe of the 19th of March— ]?
)
“The writer of this knows all about the
establi<hment of the Globe, ’ *
Cut for intnigues hostile to Cen, Jackson,
t "This was olso eharged by Mr, Wells, Now
i 1 had ententiined such an opinion, | would not
have written to judge M Lean as follows: “.“_\'
dosire to perpetuite the tiumph of the wen and
the prineipl that cane o power with General
Juckson, lodothis, | have Gom the firet believs
ed it wonld require the re-clection ol Gen, Jack
sOl
Yetsuchis an extraet fiom a lettiy hin, das
et September 5. 1830 |
to the peace, usefulness, and efliciency
of his admmistration, of which that editor
the editor of the Telegraph) was the
prineipal agent, the establishment of this
paper (the Globe) would have been dis
cournged, and it is presumed would nev
er have taken place,”
I The Globe was established on account
of intrigues of which it is #aid 1 was the
principal agent! What were those -
trivues? and what was the ageney which
| had in them? | foresaw, and foretold
to Gen, Jackson, and to Major Faton,
himselly the consequences of major ita
ton's appointient, Was that an intrigue
hostile to Gen, Jackson? liso, it wasan
intrigue common to his best fricnds, in
which many of them participated; which
Goen, Jackson, himsell, at the tine, yen,
anda major aton, too, approved; for it
was not until the “AVARICE” of Amos
Kendally and the spell of the magician,
broodine over “tho chreumstances ol
1629, Latehied the base calumny, that
I was suspected of hostility to Gen, Jack
son, Then major Lewis visited New-
Vork, and raised mr, Forsyth’s letter
from its depository, the desk of major
Hamilton, But wr. Kendall, after ad
mitting that the Globe was established on
acconnt ol the part which I'had taken in
thismatter, says “we need not dwell up
on the condition Gen, Jackson would
have Leen in on a reeent occasion, had
he heen l.li“;fi'(‘(l to rt'l)' on such friends
as the Telegraph,”
Here is an admission that the estab
lishment of the Globe was precipitated by
the correspondence, T'hat was not pub
hished until the 17th of February, the
Globe was established in December, 1
need not bring a better letter of eredit to
the publie, than the single fact, that those
who established it, knew, that before |
would become a party to the “plot,” 1
would cheerfully forego the patronage,
worth at least three thousand dollars per
annum, which they withdrew from me
for its eupport, Could I adduce better
proof ot the honesty of my purposes? |1
had fonght through the contlict; my ves
sel was safely in port; 1 was reaping the
profits ol my voyage; and the conspira
tors knew that before 1 would become
one ol the band, I would again put to sea
on short allowance. Is notthis a compli
went, coming {rom the quarter it does,
worth boasting of?
It has fullen to my lot to bear an itn
portant pait in the political conflicts of the
last ¢ix years, My pen, my purse, and
my hecalth have been devoted to ad
vanece what 1 conceive to be the best
interests of my country, with an ardor
scldom equalled; and an industry which
never tived. My motto ig; *The truth
i 3 the best remedy in desperate cases,”
and upon that I place my reliance. To
verily what I have said, T refer to the
internal evidence apparent in the face of
my statement, and tothe candor of those
to whom much that 1 now repeat, is a
thrice told tale. 1 llsi{_’hl moralize upon
my position, I might say to my readers,
that not content with depriving me of the
patronage of the public oflices, the
agents of the Globe are engaged
hunting up my subserbers, and persuad
g them o substitute that paper for this,
A government paper got up and main
tained by the public Treasury, and
confessedly controlled by Government
oflicers, in the place of one whose fault
i=, that it will not become prostitute to
an anfluence, which, 1t exposed to the
American people in all its deformity,
whilst 1t mantled the check of modest
virtue, would call forth, to my support,
the united approbation and intluence of
all those who believe that, ;
“T'o train the folinge o’er the snowy lawn;
To geide the peneil, turn the tuneful page;
To lend new flavor to the fraitful year,
And heighten natare’s dainties; in their race
To rear the graces into secoud life;
To give society its higheat taste;
Well order’d home man’s best delight to make,
And by submissive wisdom, modest skill,
With every gentle care eluding art,
T'o raise the virtues, animate the bliss,
And sweeten all the toi's of human life,
Showld be the female dignity and praise.”’
I know that it will be charged that 1
have deserted General Jackson, and
that this pubheation will be cited as
plmll‘. It s not so. }\ly desite 1s to
save him. Lie 1s on a precipice, and if
he does not cast off' those who have
abused his confidenee, his fame, which
I have chierished as a bright inlieritance
for his country, will be shipwrecked,
and with it the fuirest hopes of” the re
publican party. 1 hope that that party
will speak, and that he will hear; that
theve is enough of talent and virtue a
mong his friends, to defeat mr. Clay,
and that he will see the nccessity of
culling them to his aid, 1, for one, will
continue to discharge my duty fealessly
and faithfully. 1 have now been the
editor of this paper live ycars, 1 have
never autentionally deccived my rea
ders; and to promote their interests and
gerve my country, have not only risked
my life and mpaiced my healthy but |
have negleeted a proper attention to my
pecuniary aflars, Much of the profit
arising from the other public printing,
which I have done, has been expended
on this paper, and I now find that the
arrcarages due me have swelled to a
sumy but Jittle, af any, short ol cighty
thousand dollas, 1 am aware, and
have been from the first, that . Van
Buren’s wmtluence will be uuited with
that of the opposition to destroy my
character, and crush my establishment,
Put the Telegraph has never hoisted a
false flag. It supports the re-eleetion
of Audrew Jackson, under a behefl that
he will separate himsell from war. Van
Puren, and the cwcumstances of 1620,
Tothis point will wts lubors be diveeted,
Thuos situated, 1 am compellcd to an-
ticipate the possibility of a lengthened
conflict, and the entire loss of publie
patronage. This was forescen, belore
I adopted the painful alternative present
ed by the intrigues of mr. Van Buren;
and as a precaution, I have resolved to
dizcontinue the paper to many who have
failed to pay we, and to appeal to those,
who believe a free press to be one of
the strengest safeguards of public liber
ty, to act up to the crisiz, and by dis
charging their duty faithfully to the
President, to their country, and to me,
cnable me to perform mine. Will a
virtnous people condemn the part I have
acted, or will they permit my appeal to
be made in vain? 1 cannot believe it.—
Let the beacon fires of principle once
maore be hglited up, Let the friends of
Andrew Jackson,and of the Constitution,
once more organize and act with an
cucrgy whichiis due to him, and to the
country, and all will be well,
DU GRETIN,
AN, P T
y & ‘.? Y T
i e "\r.‘&‘,"vs I
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NEWPORT,
WEDNESDAY MORNING, MAY 11, 1831
Anxvar Evkerion.—The government
of this State was organized in this town
last week for the emsuing year. On
Wednesday morning, at 10 o’clock, His
Excellency Gov. Fenner, together with
Licut, Gov. Colling and the old Senate,
were escorted from Townsend’s to the
State House, by the Artillery Company,
& Independent Volunteers. The House
being organized by the appointment of
Hon. Joseph L. Tillinghast Speaker, and
Wi, S, Patten and Geo. Turner, Fsqrs.
Clerks—the Secretary then called over
the towns, and received the proxy votes
for General Oflicers, n presence of the
Grand Committee,
The followizg gentlemen, three from
cach County, were appointed to count the
votes, viz: Robbins, J. Chace, Tomp
king, Simmong, Burgess, A. Sprague,
Allen, Babeock, Cross, Thomas Holden,
S. R. Hopking, Daniel Greene, Haile,
Davis and Sisson. The Secretary and
Clerks were added to the Committee as
seribes,
There being no further tusiness before
the Grand Committee, mr. Tillinghast
moved that the Committee adjourn until
4 o’clock, to receive the report of the
Committee appointed to count the votes.
Mr. . R. Potter proposed 5 o’clock,
which hour was agreed to, and the Grand
Committee adjourncd accordingly.
! Afternoon,
- The Grand Committee met at 5 o’cl’k.
At 20 minutes before 6, the Committee
appointed to count the votes, for Govern
or &e. informed His EFxcellency that
they had performed the duty confided to
themr, and were ready to report The
Seerctary then read the report, which
was in substance as follows:
Whole number of votes for Governor,
6723; Lemuel H. Arnold had 37915 Jas.
Fenner 20245 scattering 8. Majority for
Lemuel T Arnold, 859,
Whole number of votes for Lieutenant
Governor, 6632; of which, Charles Col
ling had 3525; Jeffrey Hazard, 2069,
scattering 1385 majority for Colling, 418.
Whole number of votes for Ist Scna
tor, 6703; for Stephen Stecre, 38235 Na
than Brown 2866, scattering 14; majori
ty for Stecre, 9413,
' Whole number of votes for 2nd Sena
tor, 6721; for Bosworth, 3201; D*Wolf,
2915—Sprague, 611, No clection, mr,
Hezekiah Bosworth wanting 170 more
votes to eleet hhm,
- Whole number of votes for 3d Senator
67005 for Benjamin Smith, 33725 William
Browning, 2008; for Wi Brown, 500,
scattering 4. Majority for Smith, 44,
" Whole number of vetes for Ith Sena
tor, G 715; for Stephen 83, Cornell, 3890
Hall, 20205 scattering 5. Muajority for
Cornell, 1065,
Whole number of votes for sth Sena
tor, 67245 for Samuel W, King, 3856,
Chafee, 28595 scattering 9. Majority
for King, 988,
Whole number of votes for 6th Sena
tor, 6705; for Wager Weeden, 30683,
Champling 28145 scattering 8. Major
ity for Weeden, 1061,
Whole number of votes for 7th Sena
tor, 67105 for Thomas Whipple, 3830;
Hawking, 2875 scattering 5. Majority
for ‘\.Ilil)lll(‘, 950,
Whole number of votes for Bth Sena
tor, €618: for Dutce Arnold, 3367; Wil-
Kingon, 3200; scattering 13. Majority
for Arnold, 116.
Whole number of votes for Oth Sena
tor, €599 for Kthan Foster, 3353: Rem
ington, 3187; scattering 59, Majority
for Foster, 107,
Whaole number of votes for 10th Sena
tor, 6717 for William Smith, 33535 Dur
fee, 2860: Burgess, 197 scattering 7.
No election; William Swmith wanting ¢
more votes toeleet him,
The Secretary of State, Attorney Gen
eral; and General Treasurer, were re-e
-leeted without ummsilinn_ 3
Messrs, Ruggles, Pratt, and Shippec,
were then appomted a Committee, to
wait on the oflicers elected, and inform |
them of theiwr appointment, f
Governor Fenoer in the termediate
time, addrcgscd the Assembly as follows:
Gontlomen of the House of Representalives:
I rige to express a deep sense of obli
gution I am under to vour constituents,
the good people of this State, for the dis-'
tinguished honors they huve so frequent-
Iv conferred on e, I return them my
thanks. My acts agrecable to iny views
have been recommended with sincerity,
and 1 have served the State faithfully if
‘not acceptably. Assure your constitu
ents that the same feelings and zeal in
their service, which I have herctofore
felt and manifested, will remain unabated
in my retirement,
The Committee having returned, to
gether with the new Governor and Sen
ate, the following gentlemen were then
declared elected; and proclumation was
made accordingly, by the town Sergeant,
His Eccelleney
LEMUETL I, ARNOLD,
Govenryzonr, Capraiy GENERAL, AND CoMa
MANDER IN CHIKF.
s Hlonor
CHARLES COLTLINS,
Lisvrexast Govenson.
SENATORS,
I Sreeney Sreere, Lsq.
2 [ No choice, |
3 Bexasamiy Sarrn, Esq.
4 Sreraes B Corvewr, Esq.
L 0 Samene W Kiva, Esq.
6 Wacer Weepes, Eeq.
7 Twomas Wierrr, Faq.
8 Direr Auvorn, Fsq.
C 9 Eruan Fosvenr, Esq.
- 10 [No choice, |
Hesny Bowes, Esq. Scervelary of State.,
Aveerr C. Greexe, Ksq. Attorney Gen,
Tuomas G, Pirsyiax, Esq. Gen. T'reas.
The Grand Committee then rose—and
both Houses adjourned to meet on T'hurs
day morning at 9 o’clock.
t Thursday morning.
\ The following gentlemen were appoint
ed on the several standing committecs:
- On Fiance.—Chace, Church, Cross,
Davis, Holden,
- Judiciary.—-13. Hazard, Pratt, C,.
Rhodes, Haile, Babcock.
| Corporations,—~Robbins, Simmons,
Medbury, E. R, Potter, Wm. Sprague,Jr.
- Education.—Ennis, Fowler, Martin,
James, Hopking,
- Aecounts and Claims.--"T'revett, Sisson,
Pabodie, King, Greene.
% Militta.—-Tompkins, Smith, Arnold,
Westeott, Haile.
- Sale of Real Estates.—A. Chase, A,
Sprague, Allen, Medbury, Brown.
- Conviel’s Pelitions.—Durfee, Water
‘man, J. N. Potter, Sisson, Shippee.
- After the reception of numerous peti
‘tions for the insolvent act, for salo of real
cetates, &e. the two houses joined in
Grand Committee, on the election. The
following officers were elected:
L Supreme Judicial Conrt.—Samuel lod
dy, Charles Brayton, and Samuel Ran
dall,
- Cowrlof Common Pleas, Nawport.—-Jo
seph Child, Samuel Clarke, Joseph Jos
lin, Wm. W. I'recborn and Oliver 11,
'Almy,
- The Court of Common Pleas for Prov
idence, was passed until morning,
' The Comt of Common P’leas for Kent,
postponed till June,
i Crerss orF e Sveereyr Covrr.
I Newporl.—George C. Mason,
o Providence.—William 11. Smith,
Washington.—Matthew Waite,
Bristol.—lagsed till morning .
Kint.—Christopher Johnston,
Crerxs Covrt Common PPrras
Newport.—Henry Y. Cranston,
Providence.—Wilhham R. Watson.
Washington.—Samuel Helme,
Bristol. —Richard Smith,——— Kenl—
postponed to June,
Sucrirrs-—-Newport and Providence,
passed,
Washington.—YWilliam Peckham,
Biistol.—Nathan Luther. Mr. Lu
ther was opposcd by the present incum
bent, Willam G. Reynolds, a Jackson
man. The vote stood for Luther 57.
for Reynolds 17.
Kint.—Gideon Greene,
Public Notarics, Newrort.—Same as
last year, with addition of Leander Bur
den.
Providence.~-Same as last year,except
J. I Lippitty William H. Sturtevant and
Illihu S. Greene, and with the addition
of G. L. Dwight; Wm. P>, Olney, and 5.
S. Southworth.
IWashinzton—Same as last year,except
Stephen Wilcox, Lyndon Taylor, Mat
thew Waite and Ray G. Burlingame.
Bristol—(the names we have not got. )
The appointment of Justices of the
Peace were passed,
Inspector Geneval of Beef and Pork—
Thomas Angell.
Inspector General of Lime—Jeremiah
Smith.
luspector Geneval of Scythe Slones—
John J. Puaine.
Commltee to Inspect Ferries—Wilking
Updike and Nathaniel Bullock.
Committee rose and House adjourned
to 3 o’clock.
Aftcrnoon. The petition of the Bank
of Rhode-Island, for liberty toreduce its
capital stock from 100,000 to 80,000 dol
larg, was referred to the committee on
Corporations and Corporate rights. The
committee afterwards reported in favor
of the petitiong and aresolution was pass
ed authorizing the Bank to make the re
duction to the amount contemplated.
The General T'reazurer made his se
mi-annual Report of receipts and expen
ditures. T'he following is the substance
of lit:
Balance in the "Treasury,
October, 1830, % 0,115 82
Receipts for six months, 7,643 18
| Expenditures do.
Balance in the Treasury,
April 30, 1681, 2 2.660 51
The Report was referred to Messrs,
Trevett and Robbins to aadit the same,
The memorial of John Howe, esq. of
§12,758 50
10,007 99

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