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he had used it in that repor*, as describing the course
taken to raise * lies Governor’s salary. That course
lie thought was a sly and cunning one, to do tndi
.rec ly what could r.ot be done directly. 11 j liowcV'
cr, repeated, he mount no disresaoet to any gen.lu
in an
Mr Miller of Powhatan, and Mr flutherfoord (whr
brought in the bill to increase the Governor’s salary,
both declaring themselves satisfied with Mr Sliield't
explanation, the matter here dropped.
The bill concerning tho tenure of Clerics, returnee
from the Senate with amendments, was reported by
Mr Williams of Shenandoah, from the Committee
of General Laws, and the Senate's amendments
agreed to.
Mr. Knox called up tlie bill concernin'' Clerks,
fees, on its second rcad'iig.
Various amendments were ofKjrcd and discussed
by Messrs. Gilnj‘*r, Poindexter, Brodnax, Leigh
U ucher. Williams oi Shenandoah, Semitic, and
Claiborne
When the bill bail been gone through, Mf. Moore
offered a substitute to the whole bill.
I\Ir. Moore declared himself ignorant of what the
cfleet of the bill wnioli he proposed to substitute
would have upon tho Commonwealth—whether it
Would place Clerks, fees too high, or reduce them
too low. lie was told by the members from small
counties, that it would deprive their counties of the
Courts to which they were emitted. Advantages
might result to his part of the country, but be was
no: wdltng to secure those advantages at so serious
an expen-c to o'hers lie therefore proposed to
substitute the hill bv a requisition upon all the Clerks
in the Commonwealth, to furnish the General As
sembly with the amount of their fees, in order that
they might he increased whore their compensation
was too small, and reduced where too limb
Before n question was put, !\Ir Moore withdrew
his substitute for tho nrosent, in order to make way
for an amendment offered by .Mr. Miller of Botetourt,
to the effect of making Clerks liable to the party of
whom lie exacts illegal fees, in th*ec times the
amount cx orted, to be recovered in action on the
case.
filr. Eppes proposed a motion before the court, on
ten days notice, as the mode of recovery, instead of
an action on the case — winch pmp)3ition was ac
cepted by the mover.
Other ain.-ndmems were offered and discussed by
Messrs. Glt-dson, Watts, and Miller of Bet.—when,
the details being perfected,
Mr. Moore renewed his motion to substitut e the
bill.
Mr. Ivnox opposed the substitute at some length,
as turning a deaf ear to the cotitplain's against the
excessive fees of clerks, heard throughout9 the Coat
inonwealth—and as placing the clerks in the situation
of giving evidence, in their own cases, where th >y
might bv in:e-est be induced to swerve from their
integrity.
Mr Moore replied, when
Mr. Halyburton moved to lay the bill and amend
ments on tbe table, (equivalent to postponement.)
The motion was carried. aye< 63. *io<>s 41X y
PETERSBURG RAIL WAY.
Mr. Brodnax called up ihe Pet Tsburg Rail Way
returned from the Senate with an amendment, inter
dicting under Ihe penalty of a forfeiture of the char
ter, the reception of any subscription to the stock, on
the part of ’h>* Government of the U States.
Mr. Brodnax, moved to disagree to the amendment
of the Senate. Professing his entire devotion to the
doctrine of the amendment, when planted in a proper
soil, he viewed it where it was as a fungus. He consid
ered the interpolation of the amendment, time and
place considered, as every way unfortunate—unfortu
nate as regarded the time, at the heel of the s-ssion -
unfortunate in the mode, as derogating from the prin
ciple assorted, by tacking it to every little road bill
If it wasthought necessary to reassert the doctrines of
Virginia, be it so—he had nothing to say. Ue not only
was opposed to the power, but on the original ques- !
tion, he would not vote to confer it He disapproved I
of this manner of ass£diug doctrines right in them
selves, and the tendency of which was inevitable, to
weaken their force. What should be thought of a
Christian, who in full gallow on the street, would stop
to repeat the Apostolic or Nicene creed, howsoever
firmly he believed in it? In regard to this particular
bill, the stock of the Petersburg Rail Way was already
taken: where then was its necessity? Mr. B. depre
cated discussion on this subject, and earnestly intreat
ed the House to abstain from it. He would glance at
another reason, a similar amendment had been attach
ed to the Staunton Rail Way. He disliked the idea, of
attaching this prohibition to that bill, because some
gentlemen might think, the District interested in that
road was infected.
Mr. Eppes supported the amendment of the Senate.
Mr. Campbell of Brooke, moved to amend the Se
nate’s amendment, by striking out the words “Govern
ment of the U. States” —which motion he warmly
supported—denouncing the amendment of the Senate
as an infringement of the right of political opinion, by
attaching political creeds to private acts.
Mr. Williams of Shenandoah, called upon every
part of the House to vote against the amendment of
tho gentleman, from Brooke, and then to vote to
disagree to the Senate’s amendment. A friend of
the doctrine asserted, he deprecated this amendment
cf the Senate, as out of place and unnecessary. He
had indulged the hope that this Legislature would
have attended to the business of the country, and re
frained from discussions on abstract questions.
Mr. McFarland advanced similar views.
1 He question was then taken on Mr Campbell’s
amendment, and carried, ayes 60, noes 56.
The question recurring on the motion to disagree to
the amendment as amended,
Mr. Miller of Pow. and Mr Gilmer professing their
attachment to State Rights, reprobated the 'amend
inent ofthe Senate as uncalled for and unnecessary.
Mr. Gilmer denounced the amendment in the warmest
terms, as proscribing the right of freedom of opinion.
.Mr. Claiborne rose and proceeded to support the
amendment and the doctrines of State Rights with
much warmth, when
Mr. Williams of Harrison, enquired, as all the a
mendment in regard to the General Government had
been stricken out, if the gentleman could now discuss
State Rights?
The Chair decided that the gentleman was nut of
order.
Some conversation arose among Messrs. Clai
borne, McFarland, Lewis, and Rives of Prince George,
when Mr. Claiborne, proceeded with bis observations.
Mr. Williams of Ifarrrison, succeeded in a few brief
and pungent remarks in reply to Mr. Claiborne, and in
reprobation of the amendment of tho Senate.
Mr. Eppes made a few observations to the effect,
that the friend- of the Petersburg Rail Way should
vote for the amendment, in order to avoid the suspi
cion of voting against it, from interested motives
Mr. Pres on explained his motives in voting to disa->
grec to the Senate's amendment, although opposed to
tne power of improvement by the Federal Government.
Other explanations were made by Messrs. Brodnax,
Booker, Eppes, and Campbell of Brooke.
Mr. Campbell now moved to reconsider the vote
striking out the words “Government of the U. States,”
jo order to take the ayes and noes.
After some words from Mr. Witcher, the House re
fused to reconsider.
1 he Senate'3 amendment was then disagreed to by
a large majority.
STAUNTON RAIL WAY
Mr. Lewis moved to takcaip the Staunton Rail Way,
returned from the Senate with the same amendment
made to the Petersburg Rail Way, and with Another
striking out the 29lh section, continuing the road west
of Staunton.
Mr. Moore moved to disagree t j the first amend
ment. lie did not wish to discuss the principle. He
deprecated any discussion as here out of place.
Mr. Claiborne called for the ayes and noes, which
was sustained.
Mr. Jackson said the ayes and noes would furnish
no test of the opinions of gentlemen. But if the ab
stract question of State Higlit3 came up, tie for one
was ready to discuss it, and to record bis vote against
the doctrine as he had done five years ago.
After some remarks from Messrs. Claiborne, Camp,
hell of Brooke, IBlpcr, and Morrw,
I The question was taken 01, disagreeing to tue be
l ,“i!.8“,"e.n‘l,,,®m'.a"? tlc<;'ded hs follows:
i I
| i
! g-vr"-' j.
King, brskine Laxly, D.inn, Carskadon, Morris sevillotll
Davisson, (, J. Williams, Leigh, Se.m.hs | i ^ ' k .
bummer*, Kwing Hays, Lawson, W T.1\ Mason’ Caldwel
I WaV5’ Billingsley, Vawiert, Prcatm, Hch.iJ
i O *• erralI, Colioon, J. Garland, McLaughlin, Upshur, H It
Anderson, Jacob, Parriott, lliner Bax?er V M.u-l r
Venable F L Rives. Har., Moore, McMahon, Lei"! I*. Wd
!ruS' (* l'e'V‘)od (ioodw,,i, Hamilton, Moucure, Mc
Coy McCulloch, Keller, Newton, Jackson, Crockett, Maxwell
Mctarland. Rutherfoord—aa. ««'i Jiaxweit
wN"V.~~£les*r*\, S,,,'uli’ Christian, Yancey, Clay, Jones
Wright, 1 ayuc.C. 1 owell, Holland, Perrin, Hail, Claiborne
Green, Dyer, Ajkinton, C. Pollard, J. C. Pollard, Lelann, Poin
dexter, .street Hudgins Goode, Murdaugh, Blackwell, Dave
*•“—* x*
So the House disagreed to the amendment.
The amendment striking out the 29th section of the
bill, authorising the extension of the Kail ltoad vves
terly from Staunton to the Kcnawhu or Ohio, now com
ing up,
Mr. Summers olfered an amendment replacing the
~9th section with a proviso requiring the commence
ment of the road (westwardly of Staunton; within
live years from the passage of the act, and finish it
within seven thereafter, and a farth. r proviso, saving
to the State the privilege of making the whole or any
part of the road. J
Mr Summers supported it with much farce, reprobatiiw the
principle upon which the Senate had stricken out the 29th Sec
lion—namely that the road from Staunton might interfere with
the interests ami vested rights of the James River company.
I he justice and the expediency of this principle were combatted
iry Air bummers, and the attempt to contrnul the people of the
"if** lbeir choicc of markets, indignantly denounced.
Mr Garland of Nelson, moved to lay the hill for the present
on the table, which gave rise to some discussion amon^ Messrs
Gariand, Lewis and Gilmer—when the moiion was carried.
Jn motion of Mr Lucas, the hill concerning Pilots and their
foes, was recommitted to the Committee that brought it in.
Mr Caldwell, from the Select Committee, for that purpose
presented a bill incorporating a company to construct a rail
road from the Potomac River, near the Ketoctin creek in Lou
doun county to the waters of Goose creek, to intersect the
Snickers Gap l unipike Road.
Committee on* tiie Judiciary Bir.r..-Tlia
Speaker of the Senate announced the following
Committee yesrerday morning, according to the
resolution of the day before, to take into consider
a-ion the Judiciary bill—to wit: Messrs ALCouias
of Wythe, Armistead. Mason, Chinn, llarvie
Dromgoole, Cabell, Booker, Patteson, Dade, Boyd.
; Morgan, Bierne, Joynes, and MlComas of Logan.
\V e committed an error in publishing tiie name
°* Air Buyly yesterday in the ayes and noes of the
proceedings of the House of Delegates. Colonel
Bayly has been absent from the House and confined
to file room by sickness since the 4th inst. — but it is
expected ho will be able to aitend in a few days.
To tiie Editors of the Whig.
MR CALHOUN.
1 its public stage in which this distinguished citizen was
making his way homewards broke down on the night of the
1-th >ost —and he was consequently delayed a day in Diuwid
die and Brunswick. In tho afternoon of the 13th, the inhabi
ijantsof Lawrenceville beard that he would probably lod'e
that night within 3 or 4 miles of the town: they immedtatiTlv
convened, and appointed « cominitee to wait upon him with
the following communication:
,, , L.uvrencevili.e, 13 It March, 1031.
Hon. J. C. Calhoun, V. P. U. S.
bin: I he citizens of Lawrenceville hearing of your accidental
detention in its vicinity—have in town meeting Resolved, to
mvile you to a dinner on Tuesday or Wednesday next.—This
invitation is intended not less as a manifestation of their de
cided approbation of youi distinguished political course, than
ot respect for the office you now fill with so much credit to
yourself and benefit to our common country
i lie undersigned beg leave to express the sentiments of es
teem and respect they individually entertain for your pers oual
worth and eminent public services.
V'ery respectfully, your ob’t. Serv’ts,
ROBERT TURN BULL, ^
ADDISON POWELL, f
JOHN WYCHE, -Committee.
DIGGS POYNOR, }
1 o which Mr Calhoun made the following reply:
Gentlemen: it is with great regret that 1 am compelled to
decline the invitation to a dinner which you in the name
ol the citizens of Lawrenceville have given me
Never was there a period of my public life at which the ap
probation of my fellow citizens was more welcome, than at
the present; and i can assure you there is no portion of them
for whose good opinion 1 have a more profound regard than j
for that of the high minded and patriotic citizens of this dis
t inguishcd commonwealth
With such feelings, had circumstances permitted,! would glad i
ly yrhave accepted your invitation, bit i trust that you will fin d j
sufficient apology for declining it iu my long absence
from home, and consequent solicitude to return to my family !
with as little delay as possible
For the flattering terms in which you have made the '
invitation,lpermit me, gentlemen, to offer you my sincere ac
knowledgments
With sincere regard, I am your ob’t serv’t.
JOHN C. CALHOUN.
Robert Turnbull, Addison Powell, John Wyche, Dig"* Poy
nor, Esqrs
ZVI./1S. TRIAGES.
On Tuesday, th- 15th mat., by tire Roy. Philip
Courtney, Mr James Bo’t of Amelia to Miss Susau
B Hatcher, daughter of Mrs Susan Hatcher of Ches
terfield.
COMMERCIAL,
I-atcst Date from Loudon, February 1
Latest Date from Liverpool, February 2 j
Latest Date from Havre, February 2
FLOUR has be>m dull for some days. About 400 ,
barrels of Conn'ry were sold on the Basin bank yes- !
terday at £6 25. Good red WHEAT is worth £l 30
The demand for TOBACCO has rather increased—
but the prices remain stationary. The general sale? j
of culling* arc from $.’.V to 2).
The news from France does not appear to have
produced any affect on the Corn market at N. York.
Bai/hmoiu1., March 16.
The wagon price of flour in Huward-atreet, from
the date of lust Report to yesterday inclusive, has
been uniform and steadnv at £6.50 per bbl. The store
price is £fl 62^- a £6 68=}; a lot of 200 bb!s was sold
yesterday at the latter rate. Some dealers ^refuse to
open*- at less tho £6.75
TAN-BARK HALL.
V/TR. TATIN’Snext BALL will lake place lo
-▼A morrow evening, Saturday the 19th of March.
1831.
Mr T respectfully invites the Ladies of Richmond
and its vicinity, to honour him with their presence
at his Ball
(O* Tickets of admission for gentlemen one dol
lar each, to be had hi Mr. Nash’s and Mr- Sanxoj’s
Book-store?, and of Mr T. at the Hall on the even
i^jil of I he Balt. 2t mar 18
MAP OF VTRGINI A”
rjPHE copies remaining on hand, aro directed to b«
sold at the very low prices of |l0 for the large,
and £l for the small Map; both are mounted upon
roller?, and in a portable form At these price?, it is
improbable that many copies will long remain for
sale.
Complete sets of the Virginia Rcpor’ers, from 1D20
to the present tiin-’j Honing's Statutes, at largo;
Journal of the Convention of l*,74-5, ami of the
(H usso of Delegates, from 1776 to 1790, inclusive,
mnv also bo bad upon the lowest terms, at. the Capi
I tol in Richmond, of
WM If. RICHARDSON,
j mar 18—6'n Librarian.
NOTICE^ f
To Stone Qnarricrs, Masons, &c.
^•MIE Watering Committee of t!i%s City
ha? no'horized Hnml. I*. Parson?, John Boslior
and Charles H. Hvde, to employ hand? to quarry am
split a quantity of atone, a Black-smith, capable ol
keeping stor-e-tools in order, and a number of labour
l?;rp, for Uieir works. Thosy wishing employment
I will gall 02 either of the above named jrcreor.e.
• j JDiNNKR TO (iOV. UARUOUR.
At a meeting nfiiie friends of Col. James Barbour
; held at the Tavern of John I*. Coons, at (Jrangt
, Court House, on Thursday th>*^4<h day of February
, on motion made Sl seconded, Richard Cave was called
- to the Chair, and William R. Robinson appointed
• Secretary—vvhereupon the following resolutions
’ were adopted.
) Resolved unanimously,—That this meeting, e„_
, tenanting » high sense of gratitude for the public
i services of Col. James Birbour; anil at tLc same
> tunc desirous of testifying their regard and esteem
’ j for him as a man, a citizen, statesman and patriot,
have determined to give him a public dinner.
Resolved,—That the following Gentlemen, to wit
, Charles p. Howard, Richard Cave, James Marshall’
' yarland Ballard, Philip S. Fry, Wm. R. Robinson’
' Joseph Atkins, James Powell, J. \V. Fry, Wm p’
! Taylor, Jno. W. Sale, Daniel M. Smith, Smith
Stubblefield, William Sims. James Willis Idia
! Ma,!“ry» OJiver Finks Mann A Page, Thomas
1 hroop. Col. P. C. Cave, William Lindsay, Thom
as Coleman, Robt. Taylor, Jno. A. Porter. Uriall
Terrill, Win. Quarles, Waiter Key, Reynolds
; Chapman, Henry Lewis, be appointed a Committee
whose duty it shall be to superintend and carry into
effect the foregoing resolution.
Resolved,—That the proceedings of the mootin'?
be signed by the President, anJ Secretary, and pub”
1 ished in the Reporter
: Signed RICH 1) CA\ E, President.
Wax. R. Robinson. Secretary.
_
In accordance with the resolutions of the Commit
tee of Arrangements, it wag made the duty of tiio
Secretary to issue tickets of invitation to Col James
Barbour, Col. Madison, Judge P-P. Barbour, and Mr
Robert Taylor. The invitations with their answers
arc found below.
Orange C. nouse, Feb. 25, 1331.
; Col. James Barbour.
Sir: In obedience to the resolutions of a nieetiii'rof
your 1 fiends, a copy of which is herewith enclosed, j
1 am authorised, by the Committee of arrratme- '
| incuts, to request the pleasure of your company to !
! dinner, nt the Tavern of John P. Coons, at Orange ;
j Court House, on Thursday the lOtn day of March
next. In reviewing the course of your political life,
gratitude for your many and important services, and
for the labors of a long life, dovoted to the interest!
of your native Stale and that of the nation, prompts :
them to tins manifestation of their profound icspoct.
Wm. It. ROBINSON. Sec’ry. ,
By order of the Committee, i
Barbvursoille Feb. 26, 1831.
Dear Sit: I accept with much pleasure the very
flattering invitation of my gdlow Citizens to dine
with them ut the Tavern of Mr Couns on the lOtli
of March; and of which you by order of the Commit
tee have notified me in a manner so gratifying._j
must be permitted to add that this new instance of
kindness on the part of rny friends penetrates me
with the profoundcat gratitude.— In receiving the re
peated evidences of tl.eir warm approbation—coming
as it does from so many most highly respectable men,
some of whom were companions of my youth and as
sociates of my manhood—I am enabled to look across
the false fire of the moment &. the bitterness of public
rancour to a more propitious period, when devotion
to an individual will no longer be the standard of tiic
claims of an old servant on the confidence and const
deration of his fellow citizens.
I bog you to mako my acknowledgment accepta
ble to those you represent, and accept for yourself
duo assurance of my respect
w n ,. JAMES BARBOUR.
Win. R. Robinson.
, Orange C. 1[. JUar. -Oth, 1831.
Coi.. James Madison.
Sir: A public dinner will be given in commemora
tion of the services of our countyman Coi Janies
Barbour, on Thursday tho 10th inst. at the tavern of
J. P. Coon*, Orange Ct. House. £n accordance
with the directions of the Oommitte oJ urmnijcQiciQts,
I oin authorized to request the pleasure ofyolir corn-'
pany on that day. Your long tried patrotism, the
endearing claim which yen hold upon the hearts of
jour fellow citizens, and the untiring zeal with which
you have labored in the cause of human emancipa
tion from your earliest youth, justly entitle you to the
first place in the affections ofeveij lover of liberty.
In the hope that this mark ol respect from vour
neighbors and friends may prove acceptable, 1 sub
scribe myself.
\ our ob’t servant
WM. R ROBINSON, Sbc’y
By order of the Committee.
We regret much to add that the state of Mr Mad- i
ison's health prevented his attendance. Ilore foj- !
lows his answer.
Sum I have received your note conveying an invi
tation trorn the Committee ot arrangements, to a
public dinner in commemoration of tlie public servi
ces of our countyman James Barbour.
I regret that the state of my health docs nut
permit me to join the friends and neighbors whom I !
so much respect, in the tribute they are about to offer i
to a fellow citizen and countyman, distinguished by
tlie varied and important services he has rendered
his sountry, and whose private and social virtues are
known to us all. As I cannot be present I can onfy
assure those who will have that pleasure, that my
feelings will be in sympathy with theirs 011 the occa
sion which brings them together.
„ , ° JAMES MADISON.
Wni. It Robinson, Scc’ry, Syc. March 10.
Orange C. II. March Of a, 1831.
Judge P P, Barbour.
Sir; In obedience to an order of the Committee
ot arrangements, I arn desired to request the pleasure
of your company at a dinner on Thursday the 10th
insl. at the Tavern of John P. Coons at Orange
Ct. House, given by hjs friends in honor of your
brother, Goi. James Barbour. Crateful for your
"bit! services, while represen;mg this district *n Con
i gress, u portion of your former constituents indulge
the hopo that this mark oS their gratitude may prove
acceptable.
Very R»»speeffully Yre:
WM. Ji. ROBINSON, bec’ry.
By order of the Committee.
March 9, 1831.
Gentlemen: l have through your Secretary recctv
led your invitation, to partake of a public dinner to be
| given to my brother, at Mr Coons. I accept the in
! vital ion, and will attend with pleosurc—I cannot con
conclude without returning my thanks for ihn ve;y
friendly terms, in which you speak of my services,
whilst your representative in Congress
Very respectfully yours, &u.
i „ r. p. BAitBorri.
j The Com- of Arraiigctncn's.
Orange C. II , March Olh, 1831.
j Mr. Robert Tavi.or.
Mir; According to a resolution of the Committee
, of Arrangements, l nin authorised to desire- the
• pleasure of your company at a public dinner, on
i Thursday, the lOtli ins!., at the Tavern of' John P
Coons, given to t.ok Jaim-s Barbour, in cotniiictno
ration of Ins public tcrvices. Jo rememberin'* hvi
public servants, the citizens of Orange cannot fbrgel
• you. Indulging tne hope that this mark ot limn
j respect may prove acceptable, permit me to subacrib*
• myself, Yrs. very respectfully.
WM. R. ROBINSON, Sec’ry.
P«y order of the Commit tec
1 j . March Olh, 1831.
> j W;.f R. Routv-on. Scc’ry.&c
Mir. The note addressed to me by you, as Secre
j ’ary of a Commute appointed to make arrangement:
! for and to give invitations to, a dinner to be givei
, | to-morrow at Mr. Coons’ tavern, to Colonel Jamo
jCarbfur out of rsrnect to a tJast jrubho servicer
j'•••UUlullin' r.u invitation to me to pirtakn of toe
, | dinner, is received This notic- of the Committee id
•, highly oratilying to me, as l deem it an evidence that
my conduct whilst in public employment, tin/ m u
i very humble sphere, was approved by at lest a par
tion of inv fellow county men. If the weather shall
1 be such as to make it prudent for a cripple to go out,
the invitation will be cheerfully accepted; if other
: wise, the company will have my most hearty oppro
b.vion o' their object, and my sincere w;sh for their
j happiness »nd hilarity. Accept, to yourself personal*
y my thanks for the polite manner in which you con*
! veyed to me the desire of the Commit ec*
I am mo&t re.-pecifully, vours, Szc.
ROBERT TAYLOR
i ue company met at the usual hour*—Charles P.
Howard, Rsqr* was appointed President of the Day—
assisted by. Richard M. Chapman and Philip S. Fry,
1 S4lrs- as Vice Presidents. The oompuny, at 3 o’clock,
! sat down to a most elegant and tastefully decorated
i ^°r which Mr. Coon is entitled to the sincere
: “tanks of the whole company. After the meats were
' removed, the following toasts were drunk:
The Constitution. The polarity of dtir svstem—
Had Columbia.
The memory of Washington, the father of his
country—May the people never forget his admonitions
Washington's march.
3. Thomas Jefferson—The author of the Declara
tion of Independence, of the art for establishing ndi- ;
gious freedom, and founder of the University of Vir-!
ginm—Jefferson's march.
4. James Madison.—His head, u store house of wis- !
Uom Ins heart a fountain cf virtue—3 cheers —Mad
ison’s march, i
•}. Janies Monroe—Justice, though tardy, is j,* ’
length to be meted to him—Monroe’s march.
6- *-*fry««e-T*>e hero of three revolution*—1
May Ins latter days be as prosperous and hapny, as his !
early years were splendid and glorious-Lafayette’s
march.
7. Gov. Barbour—I (is enemies revile yet admire
him— his friends know and iovc him— A cloud may ob
scure, but cannot extinguish the sun— Barbour’s march.
8. “United America, without a single soldier, more*
formidable to foreign ambition, than disunited Ameri- I
ca with one hundred thousand veterans in the held.” I
—Yankee Doodle. * j ]
. 1 lWH governing principles in Luropc. the :
rights of the people and the rights of sovereignty, thev j
cannot live in good neighborhood with each o'ther— ,
l'tie former ought and will prevail over the tetter— ;
Bruce’s adilress.
10. Mr. Robert H. Taylor, our invited guest: As
amiable in private life, as be lias been useful and dis- i
tinguished in the public service—Caledonian march, f
11. Judge Barbour, a favored son of Orange— May 1
he, in the discharge of his official duties, add lustre to i
his fame— Duke of York.
1~. Party Spirit— Muy the acidity and rancour oi'
party spirit be neutralized by the good sense of the
American people— Sweet home.
13. The Fair—
When through our very heart,
Their beaming glories dart,
’Tis then we wake to life, to light and joys- ’
Blue bonnets.
Col. James an j Judge P. 1’ Barbour, each on being ;
toasted, rose and delivered a very handsome address.
We regret thaythc shortness of the time has preclu
ded the publication of tljeir speeches. As no corn*
ment of ours could equal the original, we "forbear to
make any remarks. There are also a number of vol
unteer toasts, which, want of space obliges us to defer
till our next paper— when we will give a’more full and
detailed account of the proceedings.
DIsSOLlJTION.—The co-partnerelu|. nu "j
fore existing under the firm of Barnes &. Beet,
is this day dissolved by mutual consent. All of
those indebted to the concern, will please make pay
menl to B. I,. Belt—and those to whom the concern
is indebted, wil, be paid by him, aa he ulonc is autho
rized to settle the whole business.
N R W M \ N W B A Tt N FS
BENJ. LLOYD BELT.
Richmond, Feb. IB, 1B3-1. #
5L/' Tlie subscriber istliis day moving hia goods
from tiie store recently occupied by Barnes &
Bki.t, to the elora on the corner of E and 1 oth
streets, opposite the Boll Tavern, where he will dis
pose of his stock on hand, at very retimed price*,
say about cost and charges; which will be dune lor
the purpose of reducing tTio stock as much ns pnsst
hie, before his Spring supply arrives. Ho has re
ceived recently from New York agd Philadelphia, u
great many now and desirable articles, both for La.
dies nod Gentlemen, which he will dispose of fes be
fore said] at very reduced prices.
BENJAMIN LLOYD BELT.
feb 25-law -It
copartnership!’
Subscribers have associated themselves in'
A business under the firm of Helt, Price Sf Go.. j
and will open in a few weeks, (at the corner obliquely I
opposite the Bell Tavern.) a General Assortment of j
Staple anti Fancy, For sign and Domestic Dry Goods, i
to which they invite the attention of Country Mer
chants, their triends, and others — with the assurance
that nothing shall be wanting on their part, to deacrcs
the public patronage- |
BEN J. LLOYD BELT,
THOMAS K PRICE,
JNO- MARSHALL SHEPPARD
mar 3—2aw8ic.
Until the receipt of the Goods mentioned above,
n.*nj Lloyd Belt, will continue (as heretofore udver-1
tised. and nt the same place,) to dispose of the stock
on hand, (most ot which is of recent purchases.) at
vkhy BKtJUCKD iMucKS—preparatory to their final
dispositio*, which will take place, before the new
concern g-ocs into operation. mar 3— 1R31
TO PERSONS IN VIRGINIA,
Owning Military Lauds in Kentucky.
Il.ive in Hickman county, Kentucky, at Columbus or Iron
Banks, on the Mississippi Kiver; i am the surveyor of the
Virginia Military Lands on State Lstablisiiuymt, and have sur
veyed a grind many of them south west of the Tennessee river,
since the death ofmy predecessor, Maj Win Croatian;—lam
agent lor a number of persons owning those lands, and would
willingly act for others who may think proper to entrust their
business with inc. I am probably belter acquainted with the
situation ol those lands, than any other person; be that as it
may, they want attention; and v nether they employ me or not,
I would advise the owners to pay immediate attention to them: j
some ol which have been pillaged of their timber, some have '
been cnteied as Warrant Lands and persons living on them, I
and the occupant laws of our state may, after a while, put the!
owners to considerable expense and trouble I have guarded]
many of those lands as well as 1 could, without having more
authority There, arc large bodies of those Military Lands lying1
together, and but few persons living on them, some with leases,
hut more squatters, not calculated to enhance their value. Tlirre
ore ten or twelve indcs square of those lands, near me, of which
I would advise the owners (knowing it to lie for their interest,)
] to sell a small part, say two nr three hundred acres out of each
! 1,(V10 acre trai», rvrn at a low price, and I am confident, that
i in two or three years it would enhance the value of the balance
i to duublc or treble what the whole tiact would he woith, to re
j main as it now is. Person? buying and settling on part, would
j lake care of the balance and induce others to come into the
j netglxitirhood; and it is a settlement that gives value to laod.
] l would act as agent for owners of lands on the Cumberland
and Tennessee rivers, as well as south west of Tennessee,
j where 1 live, on as good terms as any one who will attend as he
! ought, to the business. 1 shall give no references for recont
) mendationg; I am well known in Kentucky, and have some ac
quaintances m my native slate, Virginia; if persons have not
confidence in n»e, ! do not desire their business; if I get no
! agencies, I am willing to spend a trifle in giving the owners of
! those lands, this notice. There are many of the Military
; Lands south west of the Tennessee river, that are interfered
with by Ttea-ury Warrant claims, and are in possession of the
: Claimants or their Tenants, some of which are not worth a law
suit in the Federal Court, and if Congress are disposed to tic
] justice towards the Officers and Soldiers of the Virginia Stale
] Line, they should suffer the owners to withdraw them and pro
I cure ?<*rip for the amount of the it Warrants, or they will eer
] tainly be in a worse situation than those who neglected to locatt
j their warrants at all. RICHARD TAYLOR, Jit.
Columbus, Hickman county, Ky. Jan. 29, R531.
mar 11—lawICt
NOTICE TO FARMERsT
I WILL give the highest market prtre for 13 o
20.ne0 bushels of good Wheat, jf delivered in thi
t next two or tbrro weeks.
,| oar7 if pAYID AN0ERSON, Jr.
T*1.? flew 'r° ,l »l«^e P~,iCoaches, from
‘ U'chuioiid to Orange Court House, via Loui
sa Court House, has gone mto operation, and vtEi
continue without failure. ?
Tins stage will for the present, leave Richmond <*
Wednesdays and Saturdays at 4 o’clock A M and
arrive at Orange Court House on Thursdays and
Monday, at!) o'clock, A. M._lo.,c Or“ „™>Com
House on Sundays and Wednesdays at 3 o’clock and
; \^rud'r Mon‘,oys a,ld Thursdays at 5,
I . M. i his line of stages will make a junction at
Orange Court House with the Alexandria line of
| stages carried by YV illiain Smith to Lynchburg—Das.
ismg in its northern direction by Culpeper Court
House, l auquier Court House or YVatrenton—lit
which point, it will meet with the Wince*ter line-*
by which, a direct communication is afforded to tho
town of Wheeling on the Ohio river.
At Louisa Court House, the Harrisonburg mail
is taKen out, and #iU in s"(ne short time, be curried
by a - horse stage, of vhicii due notice will be given*
at present it is carried on horseback.
The public are assured that the best horses and
most experienced drivers will be kept—and every ex
ertion used ft) make the hue comfortable and expedi
tious. r
Fare to Louisa Court nouse 3 dollars—to Orango
Court House £■* 50 cents.—All intermediate distan
ces cents per mile—Stage office at the Washs
inglon Hotel. JXO U. PRICE,
mar 8—Ihw-Jw
JjUO \DH(J(JK HACKS,
SP1UNG MEETING,
commence the last Wei'nesdaj-in April
▼ ▼ the 27th proximo, anil continue four day.*. *
!st day—-two Races—a Sweepstake ond Poatstake
r° b'veeP»l°ke—mile heats-entranco
$~d0—half forfeit:
Abner Robinson, Jas XV. WixFurv
W>r, K Johnston, i,oam PhJket? ’
, Subscribers to Poatslakc—mile heats—entrances
>10U—plav or pay:
Tuo. Watson, Trro. D. Watson,
Jno. AIimii:, Jas. iU Seebun.
»> m R Johnson,
2J duy—Proprietor’s Purse $200—two mile heats,
“ay—Jockey Club Purse $500—three mile heats,
-lth day—two races—annual Poststake and Sweep
stake. " *
4 Subscribers to Poatstake—two mile heats—purac
>225:
Wm. R. Johnson, J J. IIARn,S0<
Jas M. Sei.ih.n, XVst. Wynne.
Tiio. Watson,
Subscribers to Sweepstake for 4tb day—mile
tents—entrance $511:
Tuo. Watson, W:j Ram.,
Piio. Chaves. Rjchd. AnA.tta.
TltO. 1). \V ATtiiN,
ISI1AM PUCKET,
mnr 12—2cwQt Proprietor.
TUEE-HILL RACES. ~
rF^Hh lirsi Spring Meeting will commence the
-H- second Tuesday in !May next, 10 of the month.
1st day—Sweepstake—mile boats—entrance $:uQ
—half forfeit
SUBSCRIBERS:
1 Jno. M ingk, 7 Jno T*I Bott9,
2 C>. P. Hark, 0 Tiis Branch,
J Wm H Minge, 9 B. Moody,
4 Jno. D. Kerry, 10 Wm. P Wickham.
5 J. M. Skmjkn 11 A Armstrong,
0 W.m. Wynne, 12 Ch C. Craves.
2d day— Propr: • nr's purse—two mile heats— $300.
3d day—Jockey Club Purse--$1,000—four mile
heats
•Uii day—I oi-ts’uke—provided tour or more sub
scribers are obtained at $j0 each, to bo added to tho
purse of $250.
Prom the number of horses expected at Tree*
Hill, it is probable during the week some interestin'*
racer- may be made und run.
rri J- M. SELDEN, Proprietor.
N. ii. There is now open a Sweepstake for 3 years
old entrance $100—4 subscribers required—three
already down—to close the 1st of April—(mile .'mats.)
mar 12—2«w9l J. rj,
NOTICE. :
B\ virtue of a doed of trust, executed by Nelson Cary, tft
ihe subscriber, as trustee, on lOili Dec I860, recorded hi
ihc clerk** officesof Henrico and of Chesterfield, will f a sold,
at auction, at the Springfield Pits, in Henrico, on Monday, the
28(h msi., (iffair, il nm the next fair day.) several, valuable
negroes, a •jiKindiv o/ co<il, MijtjMij'ed to be ?(/0Q buslid*, tiiKi 3
mrcel oi household and Jutchan furniture— also, at the Coal
lime* raveiii, ii, Chesterfield, an Thursday, the 31st iuM,, tho
merest of the said Cary, being one undivided third, in a tract
>f land in Chesterfield, supposed to contain 160 acres, adjoinin'*
hit Units uf Francis Hancock’s estate, of Higj,erson’ Hancock!
>{ Thomas Dipp’s estate, and of David Stanford and others.
L he terms will uts CB^h for sums of or less—on larger sums
i credit ot six months—bonds with approved security to tjo
,*ver,* and the title to the hind retained until payment.
The above deed provides for the creditors of Nelson Cary,
md of N. Cary &, Co , generally, who shell come in anil makt*
bemselves parties theieto They are hereby required to com#
n, within three months from this date H. RHODES.
Manchester. March 14. 1831-2aw ts
€*ohanna
WILL Maud the ensuing season at :ny farm, nine m'ries front
Kiehinoinl, tliivctly on the stage road leading from that
place to f lerlericksburg, and known as Half Sink
It is not saying too much, (for i submit it to the candor of
every gentleman acquainted with the facts, to sustain roe in tlio
assertion,) w* .-n I say, that his colts are universally acknow
ledged, to possess much size, strength, and iieauty, as any
coltb that have ever been produced hy any one horse in Yir^N
uia i know several, that cannot be purchased for let* than so
vrn or eioht hundred dollars: and I have, myself, been oft'ered
$1,000 for one at a year old—the estimate at whacb they arts
held hy their owners, I take to he the strongest recommendation
that can be offered in behalf of untried colts.
The season will commence on the 15th of February, and ten
mutate on the 1st of July. Terms as heretofore; Fifty Dollars,
to lie discharged by the payment of Thirty-five, at any timo
during trie season; Sixty Dollars insurance; One Dollar 10 tl#
Groom, which is expected, cithct when tfij mare is brought, ct
taken away.
Extensive pastures are provided, and mares fad regtdatly'
ussless otherwise directed, at twenty-five cents a day.
Gentlemen who sent mares last year hy the season to Gohan*
na, that did not prove in foal, (if any there he) are informed that
they can he sent again; and no charge made for the services of
die Horse, unless they should prove in foal; or in other words,
the marcs will be insured at the price of the season.
JOHN M. BOTTS.
The Editors of the Political Arena and Petersburg Intelligent
cer, will please irtsert the above twice a week, in their reepsa
live papers for eight weeks, and forward their accounts, to tbs
subscriber. J M. B
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'Phis thoroHgh bred horse will stand
•he ensuing season at my farm called Ma.
chumps, in the county of Hanover, 5 miles
_from the court-house and 16 from liicb*
round—Season to commence the IfTtli of Feb. and ezv
pire the 15th of July—price 20 dollars, payable by
fifteen, if paid by the latter period—thirty dollars to
insure—pasturage gratis, but no responsibility for
accidents or escapes. Hiego is & black, full sixteen
bands high, and possessed of great bone and muscle.
Two of Kiego’s colts have been trained, and each of
them gave strong evidences of capacity for the turf:—*
One of them yon tier sweepstake in fine style, over
the Campfield course, and could not now be purch&s
sed of her owner for a thousand dollars, lliego wu
got by Francisco, (esteemed bv the lata Mr. Mingc,
one of the best horses ever trained at his stable,) his
dam by the imported horse. Young Sir Peter Teazle
grand dam the imported mare Castraoire, (dam of Siw
Archy,) g g by Buckingham, g g g Tabitha^ by Trent*
; haro, K g K K fry Bosphorus, Coalition Colt, llurtard,
|k' If gg Ac. Lord Leigh’s Charming Molly. Francisco
| was got by the imported horse Harnbleton, his dam
, Nightingale, by Chanticleer, g dam Wirguryfect, by
| Jolly Huger, g g dam Melponune, by Burwell’a Trav
j ctler, g g g dam Virginia, by Mark Anthony, g g g g
dam the imported mare Folly Byrd, by Aristotle, it
is thought unnecessary to go further with the pcdU
j gt ec, as that already given proves Biego to be one Pf
1 Ihe best bred horses now extant.
N. B. Mares will be fed at 2.) cents per day.
i f--b ll-w&scc II, DA Vi*

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