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e, ‘on the Cruseders,or a band of men, who,
whilst they pretend to bo zealously engaged in 1
premoting'the happiness of mankind, are stri
wvingte fifl their own ceffers, at the expense of
‘the credulity and weaknesses of the supersti-
Rious,the vain ond-ostentatiovs. 'We repeat ,it is
mot for us to say,—~in what way Mr. Tappan
whould make his ‘!onctiou-—w‘o have no right
10 find fault, if he casts his wealth into the
bowels of the otban, but we do regret, that
they are not bostowed en the unfertunate and
aneritorious. “
“wAnorumer Wirvess CoNvVICTED oOF
FarLssuoon.” Amos Kendallin his letter ad
dressed te Mr. Clay, among other things, as
wserted the fellowing.
« About the same time, your friends stated
in conversation, and your Editor, Charles
Hammond, published in his newspaper, that
the difforences between you and General Jack
won were reconciled.”
Mt. Charles Haminond, “ in his paper,”’ of
+ the 16th ul:e. comes out with the following flat
and unequivocal denial.
“ In the year 1824, I had nothing to do with
any newspaper whatover, and neither in the
<character of Editor, or correspondent, made
any sach publication, asis here alleged.”
It is strange, that when witness after wit
ness, is rebutted and refuted, that others will
venture their reputation on the plank of a
falsehood, and suffer themselves to be found
guilty of perjury. What witness will appear
next? Come on gentleman deponents, we are
veady for you all! The more falschioods you
utter, the brighter are our prospects.
Cor. HowAnrp.—Gen. Duff Greene, claims
%hat the late Colonel Howard, of Baltimore,
was friendly to the election of Gen. Jackson;
which claim is repelled with much force and
justice, by the editor of the Baltimere Patriot,
who says, that to the last day of his life, Col.
Howard, whenever he spoke of the canvass,
wxpressed his entire unequivocal prefercnce for
M:. Adams.
It would have been well, if Gen. Greene had
claimed Cel. Howard before he died, as in that
event, he might have spared himself the trouble
of entering the sanctuaries of the dead, to min,
gle s mouldering carcases, and to disturb
@ ‘repose of the honoured and revered, to
catch a straw, to aid him in furthering an al
ready hopeless undertaking.
Priday Afternoon.
* ©On motion of Mr. Bicknell, the subject of
the Burrillville Bank continued from the
last session, was called up, and by bim it was
moved that the whole subject be further con
tinued to the next session under like resolutions
as before; thie motion was negatived. Subse
«quently on motion of Mr. Francisit was reerred
toa committes, consisting of Messrs. Dixon,
J. L. Tillinghast and L. H. Arnold, who were
Jirected to report charges against the Bank to
the House next morning and to furnish the
Bank with a copy of said charges. On Satur
day moraing, the committee made their report
which was received and continued to next ses
sion, and Messrs. L. H. Arnold, Z. Allen and
C. Cook, were appointed a commi(tee to super
intend the affairs of the Bank in the mean time
and all other restrictions were removed.
A charter of incorporation was granted to
the Central Medical Society, on the petition of
Amos Collins and others.
The bill to repeal the fish act in Pawtucket
river was continued to the next session.
A charter was granted to the Rocky Ilill
School Society in Scituate.
The bill to increase the salary of the Generai
Treasurer was negatived on division.
Numerous accounts were allowed and order
ed to be paid out of the General Treasury.
Saturday forenoon.—The proposed instruc
tions to our Senators aud Representives in
Congress, relative to the tariff on wool was
The Houses joined in grand committee to
receive the report of the commitiee appointed
to count the votes for representatives to Con
ress. The Hon. TrisTAM BUrRGES and the
f!on. Durkk J. PEARcE, were declared duly
re-elected to Congress.
The petition of Reuben Mowry and others
for reviva' of charter, continuedfrom last ses
sion was granted.
The petition of John Jencks for a Turnp ke
read from Providence to Worcester continued
to next session and Messrs. Merry, Howard
and Smith, appointed to examine the proposed
route and reporton the expediency of grauting
tho petition.
John IHowe, Esq. was appointed to report
Thanksgiving resolutions, which were subse
quently passed. Thursday the 20th of this
month is appointed for Thanksgiving day.
The bill reported by the commitiee on the
petition of Timothy Greene and others for an act
of incorl:oution as a Manufacturing Company,
was with that subjeet, generally, continued to
the next session.
Committees were appointed lo make various
alterations in our several Court Houses.
Z. Allen was added to the committee ap
nointed to sell the jail in Providence. A
-_ A memorial was presented by sundry frew=
yuen of Middletown against John Cluc.Zolding
s seat in the House on the ground that at the
visae of his election he was not a freeholder in
this State, Mr. Chace admitted the fact and
1:1's seat was vacated; and the Speaker directed
i issue his warrant to said town,requiring them
1» make another election.
An act to prevent Ge oing at large in
Kin::l:n. Eund. “. . ’
T who from jail had petitioned the Gen
oral Assembly for relief, were generally dis
t‘wfl on bonds.
itions from numerous convicts were grant-
The bill for establishing free schools was
~ontinued and the same ordered to be prin
Messrs. Isaaec Champlin, C. Allen, and J. B
["rancis, were appninted a committee to inquire
into the expediency of altering the law author
ising the Town Councilsto lay out and with-
Acaw highways, and to report at the next ses
The bill on the subject of imposing a tax on
venders of foreign lottery tickets was postpon
od to noxt session.
Messrs. Francis, Z. Allen and Bicknell were
w Ipointed to repart some plan for the extin
i ishment of the staie debt.
After transacting incidental business, the
A sombly ,-d:C'JIO meet at Providence the
2J Monday in January, 1628,
The Legislature of this state, adjourned on
Saturday, to moet in this town, on the second
Mouday of January next. The proceedings of
F&tw“y will be found in thie day’s paper.
Wo are under many obligations to WiLrLiam
R. StarvLes, Esq. one of the Clerks of the
House of Representatives, for his politeness in
furnishing us with the procecdings of the Leg
islature, during their recent session, for
which service he will please accept our thanks.
Since the history of man has been recorded, \
there never has been an individual, so violent
ly, unprovokedly, and ungratefully perse
cuted as Henry Clay; and the malice and
canker of the world seems to have been united,
for the production of the prostratiog of a man,
who of all others, has rendered the most eflic
ient services to his country, and advanced her
interests, her dignity and her happincss.
Those who have paid any attention to the
history of the Secretary of State, have found
in it, the delineation of characteristics which
all must admire, and which of themselves are
sufficient to disarm the most malignant natred,
and to dispel those natural antipathies, which
too often act upon the illiberal, and the
prejudiced mind. From his youth upwards, he
has evinced the utmost devotion for his coun
try, and when freed from the shackles of non
"age, Lie cntered upon his bright carcer, and
commenced that series of brilliant deeds in the
councils of the country, which have acquired
for him a fame, which the violence of partizan
zeal cannot tarnish, and which his foes may in
vain strive to lesscn.
Unaided by the fostering care of paternal
kindness, and deprived of the thousand bless
ings which wealth can aflord, he commenced
the busy bustle of life, dependent upon his own
resources; and, relying on his own talents, he
went on to the accomplishmnent of that great
ness and distinction, which he now enjoys;—
and whether he arrive at the point of honor to
which he aims, or not, he will long live in the
hearts of his counirymen; and the future biog
rapher of the great :nen of America, will dwell
with pleasure on the name of HENrRY CLAY,
and future generations will do that justice to
his memory, which the foes to greatness, have
thus far denied him.
Previous to the late Presidential Election,
no public man who has ever existed, had a
smaller number of enemies than Mr. Clay;
and whilst his policy was doubted by some,
who could not understand how it were possi
ble to conceive a system, which would render
a nation great and independent, all acknowl
edged his matchless talents, his political integ
rity and undoubted patriotism, and honored
“him as the pride of the nation, and as one of
‘ the first men of the age. |
- But such popu'arity and general respect was
not destined to live long , and,the moment that
the Sccretary exercised his Constitutional privi- |
lege, and independently and fearlessly voted
for the man whom he considered best qualified
to fill the office of the Chief Magistrate of the ‘
nation,the flood gates of scurrility and vituper
ation were opened, and Hemry Clay, was the
object at which the barbed darts of the vile
and the infamous, the dishonest and the cor
rupt,were directed;—and an united and violent
effort was made to produce his destruction.—
No falsehood which mendacity could invent,
was too corrupt to be applied to himn, and no
venom was too deadly to be cast at the author
| of that system and policy, which has saved
thousands of our citizens from the grasp of ap
proaching ruin. Although opposed at the on
set by a host of talent, who attempted to baffle
his efforts to consummato his brilliant designs—
with one hand he cast aside the obstacles that
presented themselves to impede his pregress,
and with the other, he Leld forth, and defend
ed, the cl.artered liberties of the people.
He had commenced the great aud good work
of renovation; he struggled for the bappiness
of the people—for the prosperity of the na
tion—his work was a Godlike work—and he
triumphed—and redeemed—and revived the
sinking energies of the nation. This is not
rant—it is not the idle declamation of an en
thusiastic admirer;—and though partial friend
ship may sometimes give rise to vehemence of
expression, and extravagance of language, the
history of the acts of Hexny CrLAY, ‘prove
that of his noble and virtuous deeds, ‘‘the one
falf has not yet been told;’—and the condi
tion of the manufuacturing relations of this
country prove, that we are not wild enthusi
asts, in thus speaking of the distinguished
American Statesman, and the celebrated Ora
tor of the West. ;
Let those who have charged us with the
sins of extravagance, and of writing ‘‘ prose
run mad,”’ when speaking of the Secretary of
State, but for a single moment glance at the
past history of American Manufactures; and,
contrasting their once depressed and melan
choly condition, with their present happy and
flourishing state; and then, reflecting upon the
wisdom of that policy, which was first con
ceived by late Mr. Speaker, and say if we
ascribe too much to the gigantic effortr, und
wisdom of Mr. Secretary Clay.
They need not run back the tides of time
further than the year 1818, before they will
behold a large proportion of the wealth of
New England. laying prostrate and useless;—
the energies of the people paralyzed, and the
wealth of the nation rapidly sinking beneath
the mighty vortex, which the impoliey of
statesmen had created to roceive it. They |
will behold o people bitherto bappy, and en-|:
joying the blessings of competence. complain~|
ing and repining at their hard fate; and with a
downcast eye, watching the rapid strides of
“approaching,and apparently irremediable ruin.
Thé hum and Lustle of industry had ceased—
the chimings of-the manufacturer's ouce joy
ous bell was no longer heard—the doors of the
manufactory were closed—its portals moulder
ed into dust, and silence and solitude reigned
within those stately edifices, which had been
recared at the expense of the nation. The
clatter of the mill-wheel, the shooting oflhe;
shuttle, and the hammer of the mechanic and
handicrafisman, was no longer "renrd within
the manufactory, and nothing but the chirp
ings of the cricket, and the whistlings of the
north winds,disturbed the general golitude, and
the once enterprising manufacturer, heart-sick
‘ ened and despondent, ceased to hope for hap
picr, or better days.
In the midst of this general death, and reign
of despondency, a champion rose;—he had
conceived a plan for the melioration of the
general embarrassment;—he put it in execu
tion, afier lopg and successfully combatting
all opposition, and established the present
prosperity of the nation. That champfon was
Henry CrLAavj;—the man whom a whole
nation should honor;-—-the Manufacturer's
¥RIEND and benevolent BENEFACTOR.
And yet, for all his exertions, all his toils
and incessant industry, what has been his re
ward? He has received the execratiens wf the
malignant, and the hatred of the unjust, and
has been accused of participating in political
crimes, at the bare idea of which, his honest
heart revolts, and at the contemplation of
which, he sickens and turns away in disgust.
If then, Mr. Clay has done all that has been
ascribed to him—and who will doubt that he
has--we appeal to the manufacturers of New
England—to the manufacturers of the United
States--to say, if they will withdraw from him
their support, and respect, simply because he
has been assailed by a band of unprimcipled
traducers, who would gladly bring him down
to their own despicable level! We have teo
high an opinion of the sense of justice and
gratitude, entertained by American Manufac
turers, to suppose for a moment that they will
abandon their friend and patron, at a moment
when he has every claim to their gratitude and
affection; and we will not insult and oflend
them, by supposing that they are incapable of
appteciating the merits of HEny CrLav.
But whether Mr. Clay be sustained or not,
by those for whom he has donc so much, and
for whom he is prepared to do more;--of this
we are certain: —He will ever be ranked among
the wisest and best men of the nation, and his
fame will exist, and be revered, when the
memories of his focs will be lost in forgetful
ness, and slumber amid the insignificance of
the little and the vile. If posthumous fame
' be of inestimable value, then will Mr. Clay be
rich indeed; and the recollection of what he
i was, will be engraven on tablets of stone, and
long be beld sacred by his countrymen.
i It is the fate of greatness to be reviled, and
the more splendid the talent, the greater is the
abuse that is bestowed; and though the Sec
retary of State, may sometimes be pierced to
‘the heart,hy the unmitigated cruelty of his foes,
“he has the proud satisfaction of knowing, that
all the vile epithete that have been bestowed
~upon him, have been called forth by jealousy,
envy, and rankling spleen. And in the close
“of this article, we caanot offer the Secretary
}of State, a higher compliment—if indeed we
are capable’of offering him any--than by quot
ing the language of a venerable friend and pa
triot, who eaid to us the uther day, ‘I had
rather enjoy the reputation of Henry Clay, and
bear all the persccutions that are heaped upen
him, than the lustre which surrounds the mem
ory of an Alexander, a Napoleon, a Pitt, a
Chatham, a Castlereagh, or a Canning.”’
Rep JackEeT.—The deposition of this cele
brated chief, has caused not a little excitement
among the border hordes, and from all we can
gather relating to the affair, it appears that
Red Jacket has been grossly injured. and tra
duced, by the christian party of the Senecas,
and that his fall and disgrace has had its ori
gin, in the arts and wiles of a few of the Mis
ionaries, who have migrated to those regions.
To attain his deposition, they charged him
with the commission of numerous offences, all
of which were denied and indighantly repelled
by the abused and diehonoured chieftain, and
therefore he refused to yield his princely robes
or the mitre of his office; and has protested
against the proceedings of the council.
This celebrated and gallant chief, is reported
to be a man of great native talent and firmness,
brave in the hour of danger, and mild and gen
erous when sitting under the palm tree of peace.
During the war of the revolution, he enjoyed
the confidence of General Washington, and
from his infancy upwards, has been attached
to the Americans. He is now upwards of sev
enty years of age, has spent a virtuous life, and
is far from those vicious habits, which have
been malignantly ascribed to himyby his impla
cable enimies.
During his long life, he has been the pride
and honor of his people, and has lived for the
happiness and prosperity of his nation; and
now, when already covered with the frosts of
life’s withering winter—at a time when he is
entitled to the affuctionate remembrances and
kindly attentions of his tribe—at the instigation
of a few interlopers, who wish for nothing but
a final prostration of the Senecas, he finds him
self abandoned to the machinations of his eni
mies, and lives to feel the bitterness and etch
ings of cold ingratitude. Although thq lordly
chief of a savage fribe, his fate, and the manly
fortitude with which he bears ‘the rebufls of ‘
cruel fortune, awaken a feellng of pity in the
generous and sympathising heart, and we look
‘with pity upon his sorrows and sufferings, and
whilst we remember, that they were created by
\tho cupidity of men, we lament that they can
not be removed and inflicted on their authors.
We hope, that the Senecas, will experience
a seadon of returning reason, and restore to
the first office ia their nation, the once honored
and venerated chief.
TuzdiocicaL InsurLr.—We find in the
Eastern Argus, the annexed most extraordinary
paragraph, and copy it, merely for the sake of
recording a disgusting proof of the marches of
intolerance and bigotry:
«* The Gardiner Chronicle states, that when
Gov. Lincoln reviewed the troops at Bangor,
the Chaplain of the Regiment being absent,
the Rev. Mr. Pomeroy and Rev. Prof. Smith
were successively invited to officiate as such.
Both refused, without assigning any reason.—
On the Sabbath following the Governor attend
‘ed the Unitarian meeting in the forenoon, and
in the afternoon with his suite, the Calvinistic
‘meeting of Prof. Swmith, Mr. Pomeroy present
in the desk, where a sermon was preached by
Prof. Smith, most grossly insulting to the Gov
‘ernor and attacking his faith in a wanton and
' unprincipled mauner.”
It seems that Governor Lincoln, was grossly
, insulted and abused,by a theological mad-cap,
}bocnuse he had the bhardihood to aftend an’
' Unitarian Church in preference to that, where
is preached the admitted and somewhat popu
)\lar doctrines of John Calvin; and that for thus
[daring to brave the fury and anathemas of a
hair-bruined zcalot, the Chief Magistrate of
Maine received the fiery ebullitions of an infat
uated pulpit orator, who, in his wisdom, has
taken into his hands, not only the supervision
of men’s souls, but of the laws and ordinances
of the land.
This instance of insult direct, and,unpro
voked, aimed at the head of a man who has
been called upon by the people of Maine, to
preside over their councils, should not be pass
ed unnoticed, and as it aflfords ample assurance,
that some of the clergy, are anxious to rule
over the state, ana handle the rod of persecu
tion, no language is too severe to be employed,
to express the indignation and contempt of the
world for those who wouid arrogate that which
does not belong to them, and who would glad
ly leave the service of the Most High, to wield
the rod of despotism and secular proscription.
For'the honour of the American Cletgy, how
ever, be it said, that a similar instance of theo
logical usurpation, has never occurred in this
country, but lest this might be repeated, it be
comes us a!l to frown upon it, with emotions of
unmingled and unequivocal indignation and
Of Governor Lincoln of Maine, it may be
said, that he is a man of piety, sincere and de
vout, a christian in every sense ofthe word, an
able and a dignified Statesman, and one, who
should not be insulted with impunity, by a theo
logical hotspur and mad-cap.
“Neprune’s BaArp.”’—-Last Monday,
whilst busily employed at our vocation, an in
teresting looking young sailor, made his ap
pearance at our door, and after making the
necessary enquiries, handed us a piece of pa
per, and said he would thank us to publish its
contents, if we had no objection. We read the
effusion, and as we found it breathed a pious
strain, which bespoke the piety of the author,
we promised to give it publicity to day, but for
the want of room are not enabled to do so.—
The lines are very creditable to their author,
and will be published in our next. ** Neptune’s
Bard,” we understand, is an unfortunate young
sailor. a native of one of the castern towns of
Massachuse(ts or Maine, and is distinguished
for his piety and the corrcctness of his habits,
whilst on ship-board. His modest and unpre
tending manners, gave him a strong claim to
our good will, and we cannot but hope that he
will meet with every success; and whilst he
leads his present pious life, he must be happy,
though fortune frown upon him, for he that is
virtuous, is already doubly blessed. It is not
an uncommon thing to find poets among sailors,
but it is very rare, that we find their effusions
tuned to melodious, and pious rays,
Tue Arts —We have recoived a commu
nication, signed *‘ An Amateur,” which we
should be pleased to publish, were we not ap
prehensive that the article would do more in-
Jury than good, to the artist in whose favor it
was written. Whilst we are willing to ac
knowledge, that the gentleman, to whom the
article alludes, is an artist of promising and
prepossessing talents, we must contend, that
the wntimely and inappropriate expressions of
adulation, proceeding from partial and indis
criminating friendship, are in nine cases out of
ten, baleful in their influences, and injurious in
their operations.
If we were to publish the communication to
which we now refer, we are satisfactorily as
sured, that we should disoblige the gentleman
artist, and call forth a powerful opposition to
his interests. With these opinions acting upon
us, and adhered to as they must bo, we cer
tainly *“ hope and expect,” that the writer of
the communication, to which we now allude,
will neither ** hope or expect’ that we nhnlll
give publicity to his article. He has our hearty
thanks, however, for his evidently good inten
tions; and al'hough we deem it prudent and
expedient, for the sake of his friend, to omit
his production, we ‘* hope and expect,” that
he will not take any exceptions to our refusal.
Tue WeaTHER, yet remains cool, and we
bave already had ice, of the thickness of an
eighth of an inch,
Ars ron Jacxeon.—Woe find ig & Penn-|
sylvania paper, tho annexed notico of the mar
riage of Mr. William Patterson, to Miss Mar
garet Kean. It is in the following * words
‘and figures:"’ .
‘¢ Married—On Suriday last, by Jacob
Kuhns, Esq. Mr. William ';.lu'uon. to Miss
Margaret Koan, both of Westmoreland—All
for Jackson.”” ~ ‘
Remanxs.—They are “ all for Jackson;”
that is to say, Mr. William Patterson, Miss
Margaret Kean and Esquire Jacob Kuhns,
are all Jackson men, and will vote for the
election of the hero of Hermitage; and it is
not unlikely, that before the Presidentia! Elec
tion takes place, there will be one or two little
Pattersons added to the list, who will also be
Jackson men, and add to the number of the
Heroites! This looks well!”—*¢the work
goes bravely on’’—Huzza for the old Patter
sons, the little Pattersons, and Esquire Kuhns.
YThe same paper thgg contains the marriago
notice, also announces that William Slay
‘maker is a candidate for the office of Shernfl
‘of the county in which he resides; and then,
lin an adjoining column **the said"’ Slaymaker
declareth, that if the freemen will give to him
their suffrages, he will vote for General Jack
lson. and in case any of his constituents are
doomed to the gallows, he will pledge himself
not to administer to them the halter, and that
there shall be no hanging during the existence
of his Sheriffalty. We have not a doubt as to
the result of the contest, and venture (o pre
dict, that Mr. Slaymaker will be elected.
Mr. MArxLEY'’s LETTER. —We did intend l
to publish the letter of Mr. Philip 8. Markley,
which has recently been given to the world,l
but as it has already been very generally circu
lated, and as most of our readers have seen il,‘
we have concluded to omit doing so. ‘
In relation to it, however, we will say, that
if any further evidence were wanting to prove
the entire groundlessness of the charges of cor
ruption, preferred against Mr. Adams and Mr,
Clay, the letter of Mr. Markley affords it. It
is written in an easy, and a manly style, and is
equally creditable to the talents and the good
feelings of its author. He admits that previeus
to the presidential election, he was friendly to
the cause of General Jackson; repels the insin
uations intimations and charges of Major John
H. Eaton, Judge Isaacs, and Mr. Buchanan.
Taken altogether it is an interesting, and a well
written paper, and successively repels the
charges of political corruption, which it was in
tended to rebut. '
Apprsox EvrtiNG.—This infamous impos
tor and vile wretch,having been exposed in his
infamous attempt to impose upon the world,
for the purpose of eliciting cash, as well as
sympathy, has precipitately fled from Phila
delphia, and left nothing behind but the mem
ory of his debts, and his committed acts of vil
lainy. What friends he has, anxious to throw
a veil over the matter, now declare that he is
insane, and that the tale he told was conceived
and issued, at a time he was laboring under a
fit of mental alienation and abstraction. I'his
may be so, but we doubt it, for the fellow has
rather too much method in his madness. It is
to be lamented, that there is not some law for
the punishment of such infamous impostors;
and those Editors, who gave circulation to his
story, with such an air of seriousness, and
‘“ wonderment,’’ must feel rather odd when
they remember how successfully the imposter
gulled them.
Tur SouTHERN Review.—We have here
tofore said but little of the proposed work, be
cause we have been unwilling to express our
undivided sentiments of a work of straw, or
rather of a work which has been apnounced to
appear, but which in our- opinion, will never
honor the world with its presence. The last
New-York Statesman. contains a long article
on the subject of the Review, and with hair
standing on end, seems to behold in it, some
dreadful calamity to the Nation. This is all
folly; - and we undertake to say, that the South
ern Review, unless it fall into the hands of oth
er individuals than Stephen Elliot, will nev
er appear before the public. About five years
ago, Mr. Elliot offered proposals for a similar
publication in New-Orleans, and after sufficient
patronage had been secured, the project was
abandoned, and that too in a manner, which
we forbearto mention. The Southern Review
is a ‘humbug.’
The EVENING BULLETIN, (a daily pa
per) is about to be commenced in Boston, by
Messrs. Howe & Lewis. Price $5,00 per
annam. We understand the editorial depart
ment is to be under the superintendence of
Samuel H. Jenks, Esq. well known to the pub
lic as editor of the Nantucket Inquirer.
03 An action for slander was tried last week
at the Livingston Circuit Court—the parties
were Brown vs, Perine —and the slander was
alleged to have been spoken by defendant
when he said that plaintiff was concerned in
the abduction and murder of Morgan. The
trial occupied the Court two days and resulted
in a verdict for Plaintiff of $27; not enough—
but it shows that people, even in these times,
must be careful how they let their *‘ meuths
go off.”’ Batavia N. Y. Times.
An act has been passed by the Washington
city Board of Aldermen and Common Council,
authorising the issue of a five per cent stock,
to discharge the judgment obtained in the Su
preme Court of the United States, by Chasten
Clark against the Corporation, for a prize of
one hundred thousand dollare in the National
Lottery. They had previously authorized the
issue of a four per cent stock, payable at the
pleasure of the corporation, after 30 years,
which the claimants under the judgment refus
ed to accept.
o=The following resolution passed the
House of Representatives of Vermont on the
Bist ult. after an animated discussion, by a
vote of 164 to 89,
' Rosolved, that in opinioh ©of tbis Heves,
the policy ndog!tod lzofln rbun'! Administra
tion of the General Government is well calcu
lated to promote the permanent prosperity of
the nation, and is approved by the people of
Vermont— Ard that the re-election of Jonw
QuincY Anagss to the Premdency of the
United Siatfln object highl'y desirable.
Half of the 33 opponents of the resolution
were administration men, who doubted the ex
‘g.edlency of acting upon it in the Legislature.
he Governor and Council, it was confidently
expected, would pass the resolution unani
09 In the new Senate of Georgia the num
ber friendly to Gov. Troup’s Administration, is
said to be 40—opposed to it 80—in the House
82 10 62,
gs-In Georgia, Richard H. Wilde, Esq. is
nominated for Congress, vice Gov. Forsyth.
o~The Signorina (Madame Malabran) was
a passenger in the -la'p Henry IV. which sailed
from New York on Wednesday night last tfor
(»On the Ist inst. the Distillary near Dutch
Point, in Hartford, owned and occupied by Col.
Charles 8. Phelps, was destroyed with nearly
all the contents. Insured to the amount of
§B5OO at the Protection Office, in Hartford.
03 There was a great Jackson meeting in
the City of New York on Friday night last, at
Tlmmnr:‘y Hall. A flag was flying all day, as
at a rendezvous in war-time. At mght there
‘was a transparency of the Military Chieftain on
horseback, ready for battle. Aliylhnt attend
led, however, could not be considcred Jackso
00~ Recantation of Free Masenry.—lhe
Rev. James Cochrane, a master mason, has
come out in the Batavia (N. Y.) Advocate
with a recantation of Masonry; and says that
*deep and serious thought leads him to believe
the institution to ba unchr.stian, unconstitu
tional and unjust.”’
Mr. Fonrest the Tragedian, has recently
purchased a house and furnished it in hand
some style for hia mother, in Chesnut-street,
Philadelphia. Mr. Forrest hus abandoned the
project_of visiting Europe.
oMrs. RovyALyL, was at the last dates at
Portland, having lost her Dictionary, she had
concluded to remain in that town, until the
great people of that state thougiit fit to restore
The Rev. Mr. FrLinT, of the Western Re
view, is about to publish a Gazeteer of the
Western States.
09-It is stated in some of the Kentucky pa
pers, that Mr. Metcalf at present a Represen
tative in Congress, will be the administration
candidate for Governor.of that state.
8% The sloop of war Falmouth was launch
ed at Charlestown, on Friday last. She is in
tended for immediate service.
03The amount of duties received at the
Custom in 3oston, during the month of Scptem
ber, was 612,000 dollars.
Mr. Reynolds is giving Lectures in Boyles
ton Hall, Boston.
The election of members of the Legislature
of New-York for the year ensuing, commenc
ed on Monday last. The polls will close this
On Sunday evening last, by the Rev. Mr.
Kent, Mr. Erphuim Martin to Miss Joanna L.
Baker, all of this town.
In North Providence, on Monday evening
last, by Rev. Dr. Edes, Samuel Arnold, Esq.
of this town, to Miss Margaret Lyman, daugh
ter of Daniel Lyman, Esq.
In Smithfield, on 18th ult. by the Rev. Mr.
Cheeny, Mr. Naibaniel Angel of North Provi
dence, 10 Miss Alcy 8. Aldrich of Smithfield.
In Bristol, on Sunday evening last, by Rev.
Mr. Wight, Mr. Daniel Mitchell to Miss Susan
F. West, daughter of Mr. Nathaniel H. West.
In Warwick, on the 4th inst. by Rev. Mr.
Tillinghast, Mr. Robert Rhodes Stafford, of th's
town, to Miss Anne Frances Holden, daugh
ter of Thomas Holden, Esq. of Warwick
In Swanzey, on Sunday evening last, by Rev.
Mr. Baker, Mr. Level Maxwell of Seekonk to
Miss Almyra W. Bullock, of Swunzey.— Same
evening by Rev. Mr. Baker, Lieut. Simons of
U. 8. Navy, to Miss Joanna Maxwell of War
In this town, on Wednesday evening last,
Caleb Wheaton, aged 70—a respectable mem
ber of the Sociaty of Fiiends.
On Saturday last, George Frederick, young
est son of Mr. Paris Dyer, aged 2 years and 6
In Pawtucket, on Thursday evening last,
Miss Julia Ann Mason, of Ashford, Conn. in
the 20th year of her age.
In Centreville, Warwick, on Friday last,
Mrs. Marcena Clarke, wife of Mr. Peter M.
Clarke, in the 17th year of her age.
In Johnston, on the 23d ult. Mrs. Lydia
Thornton, widow of Mr. Christopher Thornton,
in the 70th year of her age.
In Attleborough, on Saturday last, Isaiah
Cummings, son of Mr. Noble Cummings, aged
19 years.
In Nashville, Tenn. Mr. Benjamin Howland,
gon of Joun Howland, Esq. of this town,
ON Sunday last, near Bullock’s Puint float
ing in the river a hat containing a let
ter addressed to ** William Bellington or Ril
ungton, Providence,” and a handkerchief,
marked with the initials J. L. It is not iin
probable that the Lat was lost by some per
son drowned. If any person can present a
claim to the hat. letter, or hlndkorcziof, they
will please to apply to this ofF ce.
nov 7
A large Cellar, in rear of Store No.
27, South Water-street, with a privi
lege at the wharf. Said Cellar is very suita
ble for storing oil or provisions—terms mode
rate, apply to SETH ADAMS, Jr.
nov 7 24, South-water-st.
Offers for sale now in Store,
39 Pieces heavy half and Ravens
160 hhds Matanzas Molasses
10 do New Orleans do
18 hhds 8t Croix Rum
10 pipes Cognac Brandy
11 do Hollan] Gin
25 qr casks Sicily Madeira and Lisbon
60 bbls prime pork and Boston Beefl
30 whole and half chests young Hyson
and Souchong Tea
800 sides Eastern sole Leather
2 tons clean Hemp
800 boxes No 1 Soa
885 do Mould C-ndru
100 do Sperm do -
5000 gallons Fall and Winter Oil.
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