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DEMOCRACY—THE CONSTITUTION—STATE RIGHTS. BY PLEASANTS & ABBOTT. trft—■■■ *H£> RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, TUESDAY MORNING, MAY ei, 1831. V ■i .i Vol. VIII.—No. 40' Saiarrtay .Itanting, May 21. MOT HER OF WASHINGTON. Wo published at an «*rly day, the correspondence between sovcrnl gentlemen in Fredericksburg and Mes9. Custis, Gordon and others, on tho subject of removing the remains of ittrs. Washington to tho town of Frede ricksburg, and there erecting n suitable monument to tho memory of tho illustrious matron. Wo wero request ed by those foe whom wo entertain tho highest esteem, tv give our viows of the proprioty of the proceeding frankly, and state any objections which might occur to us. No such objection occurred, nor did wo bcliuvC that any appeal was necessary from ys, to stimulate public feeling, or to facilitate the accomplishment of the design. Sir. Ilassott’s letter has opened other views of tho subject, of what merit, we lcavo it to the public to decide. We profuce it by a letter from a gentleman of high standing, which wo take tho liberty to publish, in order to shew, that no unavowed purpose was concealed behind the proposition. To the Editors of the Whig. Gentlemen—Having been a subscriber to tho Whig from its first establishment to the presont day, and hav ing thonco learned tho generous zeal with which it pa- i trouizes objects which like tho abovo, uppoal directly to ! our feelings of national gratitude, and venture to so licit with much confidence your zealous co-operation with us in promoting the views horoin contained. The enemies of tho plan, for every plan however luudablc, has its enemies, will doubtless represent it as intended to gratify tho pride of u particular religious denomina- ‘ tion, but it is not so—tho truth and the whole truth is j fairly stated in the above circular.—There are but two members of tho coinmitteo who are connected with any church whatever, and I verily believe that thoy are ac tuated by a spirit common to us all; to redeem the cha racter of our state and country from tho humiliating imputation of ingratitude to tho momory of her who tnrmed tho character of tho First and only Washington. Wo aro promised aid from New York, which with the assistance of your press and others which your influence added to our exertions will enlist for us, will ensure our success. Do mo tho favor to give mo your viows frank ly, and state any objection to the plan which may sug gest itself to you.” TO THE ItHMTOIlS OK THE WHIG. THE MOTHER OF WASHINGTON. Messrs. Editors:—I observed an article in your paper, of the 10th ult., touching the erection of u monument in this town, in honor of tho late Mrs. Washington. Having examined the whole, and seeing many sorious grounds of objection to tho proceeding, ^iust bog leave to present my views very briefly on th<4Bubjcot. It is proposed to remove the ashes of Mrs,Washington, to a Presbyterian Church Edifice to bo erected in this town, and thoroin raise a monument to 1icr memory. The first quostion that arises, is, whether this thing is fit and proper in itself. Mrs. W. was the mother of ‘•the Father of his country,” her fame as such, is there fore the property of tho nation. Thoro would then snem to be a manifest propriety in tho nation, or soino Integral or constituent part thorcof, as a state or city, rendering some united and harmonious tribute of res pect to the memory of this modern Cornelia, such as grateful nations and communities aro wont to do to wards their illustrious citizens. A proposition to erect a Monument on the spot where these venerated remains now rest—(closely adjoining tliis town)—was, I understand, entertained by a respec tablo portion of its inhabitants, somo years since, and liberal subscriptions ofi'ered, but it failod to bo carried into effect, from causes unknown to tho writer of this article, who was not then, (as now,) a resident of this vicinage. If thore bo however, an obvious propriety in this inode of effecting the object proposed, it is certain ly very hard to discern the fitness of a single religious denomination, not constituting a very largo proportion even of this small community, taking the matter in their ,ow» hands, aB something of particular advantage, and making it tho ground of appeal for funds, ^o. &e. As the writer of this, however, has no disposition to interfere with any society of people, in their endeavours to furthor thoir own laudable objects, he is willing to waive entiroly, the consideration of this point. It is in another light, that this business seoms to him chiefly objectionable. Mrs. Washington was u member of the Protestant Episcopal Church, as arc (almost without exception) her surviving relations and connections. In the communion of that Church, she lived and died.— tier mortal remains wero deposited by hor own particu lar request,* in tho family burying ground of her son in-law, Col. Fiolding Lowis, where they now rest by tho side_of fior descendants, rolutives, 6lc, Under these cireumswnces, it is respectfully asked, is it fit that hor ashes should now bo disinterred, and forced into a situ ation, which it is known she would not bavo chosen, had she been consulted while living. But if this pro cess of exhumation could be justified, ought it to take ulaco without the consent of tho surviving relatives of tho deceased? Is no respect due to their filial feelings, and pious veneration for their illustrious ancestor? Mrs. Washington has but one grand-son now living, Major Lawrence Lewis, of Alexandria. She has many great grand children; some of them in this town and its vicinity; one of them, the wife of tho writer, and he himself, othorwiso connected with the family. Have these been officially consulted on the subject? No—not one of them. Who thon has been applied to?—Goo. W. P. Custis, Esq. of Arlington, a gentleman not con nected with the deceased by the ties of consanguinity. His claim to a duo consideration in the business, is not deniod, as being by the intermarriage of his grandmoth er, connected with Gen. Washington, and a member of bis family. But is he the only person in the Wash inffton family, who had a claim to this respect? Were her immediate, her lineal descondonts to be regarded as having no.feelingw*on this subject entitled to cousidor ntionf 1 hen, as 10 xno manner in wmcn mis underta king has been conducted, there seems to have been, in this respect, some objoctionablc remissness. Was the present liberal and high-minded proprietor of the bury jjig.ground duly consulted on this subject? IIo was written to, it seems, by Mr. Custis, at the instance (as I know) of one of the respectable signers of the me morial; and this was the first intimation, that he ever r.'ceived, of a wish to romovo the ashes of Mrs. Wash ington. But even this letter did not acquaint him with f Iki fact that the object was to re-entomb the remains hi the town of Fredericksburg. So entirely was Mr. Gordon in the dark, on this subject, that the inference lie drew from Mr. Custis’e letter, was, that he (Mr. C.) designed to remove the ashes of Mrs. Washington to some “sacred edifice” about to be erected in his own neighbourhood. That Mr. Gordon knew all about the matter, Mr. Custis certainly thought, as is evident from his letter, in which he does n“t mention the place, where it is proposed to erect the sacred odificc spoken of by him. But it is not less certain that Mr. Gordon had received no information on the subject, and gave his consent, to the removal of the ashes altogether, under the above-mentioned impression; and it is also •certain, that th® Fredericksburg public received their first knowledge of this design through this memorial published first in Now-York. The chief object of this communication is to say, ns due to the public under existing circumstances, that the relatives of Mrs. Washington will not consent to the removal of her ashes for qpy such purpose as the one notv proposed; and the writer has good reason to believe, and say, that the respectable proprietor of the burying-ground will not agree to such removal in viola tion of their filial feelings. They know that it was a matter of particular request, on the part of the deceas ed, that she should bo buried whero she now reposes, j'or no ordinary purpose, therefore, can they consent to ,any measure which, in its execution, would violate her dying wishes. . ‘ My respect for the highly patriotic and cntrrprizing spirit of tho citizens of Richmond, which prompts their Uniform support of every meritorious work, will not permit mo to conclude this notice, without stating, that. :fic purpose of erecting a monument, in honor of the venerated Mother of Washington, on or contiguous to the spot where the remains now rest, has, for some time past, been entertained by a respectable portion of ber relatives and cOnnexicJua—and that ere this, an ap fpcal had been mado, on their part, to the muni/iccnco o( their follow-citizens—but for untoward and unavoi dable circumstances. 1 am further authorized in sta ging thut this mode of accomplishing tho desired object, had the concurrent approbation and zealous support of Mr. S. Gordon, the honorable proprietor of tho burying ground. Any measures, therefore, which have been or may be udopted by our fellow-citizens of tho United States, and of Richmond in particular, will, I trust, concur in this latter view of tho subject. This the writer sug gests with confidence—a subscription having been offered, and most liberally supported, by tho citizens of Fredericksburg, Falmouth und their vicinities, within thcTOst low days, for this special object—separate und apart from all others. Very respectfully, Your ob’t scr’vt, GEORGE WASHINGTON BASSETT. 1* rcdcrieksburg, May 18th, 1831. * It is a fact tcell known to the family, that dire. H'., not long before her death, walked with her only daughter, dire. Lewie, to the burying-ground, and with her walking stick, pointed out the spot where she wished her rcmm'rn to be interred. Ex-Secretary Branch, having been invited to do so by tlio peoplo of Bertie, has consented to become a can* didatc for Congress in the District of Bertie, Halifax, &c. Bor tiik Wmo. Was not “Aristides” an Anti-Conventionalist? Has ' ho not entirely mistaken tho object of tho people in calling a Convention? Can any enlightened liberal. ! minded friend of the present Constitution, or of the law limiting to seven years tho tenure of clerks, wish the meritorious incumbents removed to mako room for untried favorites? When most of the presont clerks came into office, they had every reason to believe tho office was theirs, during “good behaviour.” Such was tho then ConstiN tution and law of the State. Surely no honorable and high-minded Virginian can desire to see a clerk displa ced, merely because he has been clerk some years, and fortunate enough to have made monoy by his ofiico. If -they have received larger salaries than their services wore worth, tho Legislature, and not the clerks, were to blamo: And the last Assembly, by reducing considera bly the fees, appeared to bo scnBiblo that the fault was in the law. A clerk going into oHice when it was confidenllj' be lieved by all parties, that ho would hold it during “Good behaviour.” Ono who has for years faithfully dischar ged its duties, to the entire satisfaction of a large fha jority of all who have had business to do with him. One that is intimately acquainted with the details, prompt in performing his official duty, and ono too, that the people of the county wish retained in office. Such a Clerk, according to the writer’s views of Reform and Republicanism, has claims not only on the generosity a.nd libera lily but on the justice of the appointing power —the Courts. The poople did not, as “Aristides” seems to tliink, call a Convention to have such clerks displaced, but to get rid of careless, drunken, incompetent and unpopu lar officors. General Jackson’s plan of reform, that of removing compotcnt, honest, industrious, sober officers, and appointing to their places, unskilful, untried, parti zans and sycophants, has not yet becorao popular in Virginia—and so far from the Legislature’s intimating a wish that tlio present clerks (who have been faithful, have given satisfaction, and made money in office) should be “reformod” out office, they have manifested quU&thc contrary wish. Fr*n bo fair to “judge tlio tree by its fruits,” the wishes of the last Legislature by their acts, they have put thoir veto on “Jackson Reform," as tar as practicable, all the officers, the deserving, meritori ous officers of tbo Stato, from the Governor to the door-keeper, the clerks of tho two Houses, tlio pub lic printer—Judges were generally re-elected. It is oonfidontly believed, not one was removed, because he had been in office many years, and perhaps made and saved money by his office. A Conventionalist is acquainted with four counties and ono corp*ration. They havo all been in offico for fourteon, some twice that number of years. Four of them are capable, active, obliging clerks. The courts, its officers, and the community at largo, have fhll con fidence in their honesty, und intelligence. Tho peoplo arc satisfied, and wish them re-appointed. Shall these four be displaced because the fifth is a careless, ignorant, unworthy clerk and man? Justice says no. The moral sense of the community says retaiit the four deserving, and dismiss the undeserving officer. CONVENTIONALIST. In the Supreme Cowl of Appeals, Tuesday,' May 17/A, 1831. PRESENT—Judges Brooke, Cabell, Green &, Carr, ESqrs. Pa npplt. iUpon an appeal ' [from a decree appcc. >pronounced by Chancery held in Riclftnond. ayno agaiust ilichio, See. the Superior Court of Decroo affirmed. Henry appit. > Upon an appeal against [from a judg Vanmetor, &c. appcc. 5 meat of the Su perior Court of Law of Frederick county. Argued—C. Johnson for appellant—B. VV. I.plgU fbr j appellee. Boyd applt. i Upon an appeal against [from a judg1 Vass appcc. N ment of the f&i perior Court of Law of Halifax county. Partly argued—R. Stanard for appellant—Bw \V. Leigh and C. Johnson for appellee. * Wednesday, May ISth, 1831. Present—same Court. Gordon ay pit. >Upon an appeal against >from a decree Gordon et al appee. > pronounced by the Superior Court of Chancery held in Fredericksburg. Decree reversed and bill dismissed. Claiborne’s adm’or opplt. 1 Upon an appeal against > from a decree Brown et ol deft. Npronounced by i Richmond. the Superior Court of Chancery held in Abated, and sarifacias awarded. Boyd applt. i Upon an appeal against >from a jtidg Vass appees. j mont of the Su perior Court of Law of Halifax county. Further orgued—R. Stanard for appellant and B. \V. Leigh and C. Johnson for appellee. - Thursday, May 10th, 1531. Present—Same Court. Boyd against Vass perior Court of I .aw of Halifax Further argued—R. Stannfd Leigh and C. Johnson for appellee Wm. IMilstcad’s adm’or applt. ^ Upon an appeal against s fro a decree Samuel Cohort ct al appee. a pronounced by the Superior Court of Chancery held in Fredericksburg. Abated, and revived by consent. Adjourned to 11 o’clock f o-morro\v. applt. > Upon an appeal ✓ from a judg j. i ment of the Su appcc. county. for appellant—B. V*'. Jix.Gf&'rnor Houston.—The Clarksville '1 ocsin states that this gentleman has, in a letter to a friend in that town, signified his intention “to leave his exile, and participate again in the business, pleasure and honors of civilized society.” Having consented to yield to the solicitations of his frionds in Natchez, it is expec ted ho will coinmoncc the practice of tbo law in that place. The Georgetown Gazette of Saturday last.^ says: “It is believed that Mr. Ingham will not wait for the arrival of his successor, but. \vjtj leave Wasbiugp?^ ip a. few days.” •MondUty Jtiorning, *Tl<ty 93. THE FOREIGN NEWS. The successes of tho Poles have filled the civilized world with joy. „yt London and Paris, even at Berlin, very possibly at St. Petersburg!! itself, tho people re joiec. In tho U. States, the congratulation is univer sal, and will undoubtedly, if that noble people atchieve their-cnfranchiscment, be celebrated by public rejoicings. Of the final success of the Poles, there is now every reason for entertaining the moat confident expectations Strong in the goodness of their cause, in their una nimity, in their enthusiasm, Providence has controulcd the elements in their favor, and the revolution of opin ion fermenting throughout Europe, which has produced and IB yet to produce such marvels,, must affect the most powerful diversion in their favor. If Diebitsch’p ! army should be cut off, the elite of the Russian troops, even more than the emancipation of Poland may bo accomplished. Russia herself may follow in the foot I steps of France, Belgium and Poland, and shako off . the dcsposisin of tlie Czars! Tho proclamation of ' Gen. Jormoloff, the allcdged discontents of the Rus sian nobility, the disbandment of the Finland edntin gent from supposed disaffection: tho plot which mena ced Nicholas at his accession, embracing great nam. 1 bers of tho first men in tho Empire, and looking to a reform in the Government, the universal spirit of the time, the rising of the people in Courland, Lithuania, and Volhynia, the revolt in Asia, the threatenings from Turkey and Persia—all these things concur, to show tliat Russia is surrounded by tho most crit ical dangers and difficulties, and that tho overthrow of her grasping and iron soulcd dynasty, is an event far from being without the range of possibility. What a field of speculation, does this possibility open! Wliatsplondid and momentousconsequonccs crowd upon the imagina tion! The stronghold of legitimacy & modern despotism, inaccessible in her position, vast in her powor, improg nablc as was supposed in her principles, if Russia is li beralized, legitimacy i& ended, and tho chains struck from mankind at a blow. Walled in by republic^ jx^z uoxts ana tree institutions. Austria and Prussia, the last fortresses of legitimacy, would surrender at discretion, t(fld universal Europe be free! Every discipfc pf American principles, has hoped, and dreamt, and be-! lieved, that Revolution never would ccase> until tips j distant but glorious point was reached. Who however, ‘ tliat remembered the overthrow of the principles of the ; FrencJi Revolution in 1815, and the gloom that for 15 ! years subsequent shrouded the cause of liberal inslitu-! tions in Europe, ever dared to hope tlxat he should live i te contcmplato this sublime consummation as pos j slble in his own day, or to witness the splendid flow of events since the 27th of July ? Wo conlinuo onr extracts by the Canada, which will be found full of inlcrast. We always lake pleasure ia the puulical effusions of Uek Ilenry Banks—there is something in them, so exceedingly ua%cc. Perhaps bis magnanimous res olatiuo af now supporting Henry Clay, after having as he s&ys, been tho principal cause of his defeat in lG2f», gtves 3avor to bis present address. We find the ftdlowing in the ICeutuckian. of 13tb Bay: Being verv confident that I prevented the election to the presidency of Sir. Clay, by the Kentackians, and that 1 caused the election of Geu. Andrew Jack son to that office, I have lately received each lights up on that subject that 1 have resolved not to oppose the election of Henry Clay, but to tlo what in honor J can to prevent the ro election of Gen. JucIuod, to that office. And I do rccornmoud that 50 or CO of the Kentuckians, who were denounced by Gnu. Jack son, for having "tnglqriomly flrjl" at ffeW Orleuns on the Oth of January, should form themselves into a party, to be under the command of Gun Adair, and Thomas Joyce, as an escort to conduct Geu. Jackson to his seat in Tennessee, and deport tbomsolves to wards him, with urbanity, shell as would be becoming towords the ex-president of the 11 niled States. I owe some amends to the Kentuckians for having baon the cause of their disappointment; and think that l am in duty and justice bound to repair it HliNliY BANKS, of fhrgmtu■. 3tr. Kush, lato Secretary cf the Treasury, La a long and interesting letter, addressed to the Standing Anti ^Iasonic Committee of the town of York, in Pennsyl Vania, declares his adhesion to tbo principles of ADtL I^Iasonry. At a convenient season, wy propo.sD to lay his letter beforo the Public. Tobacco.—The crop of 3fr. Henry Eihnunds, of Halifax, sold in this market on Friday, for nearly §15 average on 39 hogsheads. One hogshead brought §39 per Imndrcd weight. We are gratified to learn that tbo encouragement already received justifies the belief that Gen. Baldwin’s Law School will go into operation with a handsome complement of Students.—Staunton Spectator. ceBRESPON dence. It will be remembered, that at a late meeting of fhe members of the Bar or the County &, Borough of Norfolk, to express their gratification at the appointment of Gon. Rout. B. Taylor to the office of Judg* of this Circuit, among other resolutions, one was adopted expressive of the distinguished estimation lu which they held the personal and official character of his predecessor, the Hon. Richard E. Parker. We have now the pleasure of communicating the very gratifying correspondence which that resolution has produced. • Norfolk, April 26th, 1831. Sir,—We feel much pleasure in discharging the duly Wigned us, as a committee on behalf of the member? of the Bar of tho County and Borough of Norfolk, to communicate to you the subjoined Resolution, odopted on yesterday at a meeting of that body. As the organs of our professional brethren, we rejoice in being ablo to assure you of the sincere esteem and unmingled good feelings which they entertain towards you, iir your judi cial nnd personal character: and while wo regret, as we ought, your retirement from among us, wo cannot but be pleased to know that in your translation to an other circuit, your own individual preference was not unregardod. Bo pleased to receive from us severally the assurance I of our highest respect, and of our earnest wishes fa/ your prosperity and happiness. \Vo arc, sir. Your ob't sonants, James Nimjxo, John A. Ohavdlsf, John N. Tazewell, John B. Milison, , Merit Jordan. L To Judge Ricu’d E. Parker, f Snickcrsvillo, Loudoun County, la. I Resitted, That entertaining the highest retfpcct I fof tjio character and talents of UichurJ Parker Ef«i. Into Judge of this Circuit, wo tender him o«r warmest approbation for the ability and integrity al ways displayed iu tho discharge of his duties; and whjlc we may regret his translation to another circuit, wo arc consoled with the reflection, that in the appoint ment of he? successor we have every reason to bo gnv. titled. IU0PET. * WiscriKSTEfl, ittay 9th, lt»iU. CenlU/ncH-—I luivo just rccoived your letter of the 2Ctlt idt. enclosing a rcsolutioiftulopted by the members of the Bar of the County and Borough of Norfolk. Be pleased to communicate to them my high sense, ot the unexpected honour they have conferred upon mg, and my grateful tlianks for tlie kind feelings which, dictated it. lhe approbation of thoso capable of judging and ha ) ing ample opportunities of forming a correct opinion, is the dearest reward a public Officer can rccoive, nnd more than repays him for any services he may have r&ndcrcd. For near fourteen years 1 have received from the W5ar of tho County and Borough of Norfolk a generous countenance and support in the discharge of my OflU cial duties, winch have rendered thorn, comparatively easy and agreeable.—During that time tluo harmony of our intercourse has "been unbroken and our friendly relations uninterrupted. I toko pleasuro in adverting to these circumstances, now that our connection is dis. solved, and I hopo ;ujd believe that a similar state of feeling will continue to exist between the Bench and Bur of tho County and Borough of Norfolk, and wil] smooth the path and lighten the labours of the talented friend who succeeds mo. Accept, Gentlemen, for yourselves individually mv warmest wishes for your welfare and happiness. I am, your ob’t unil obliged serv’t. ■ v * RICpLULD E, PARKER, 1 o James flmmmo, John A. Chandler, J. N. I'azc well, John 8. Million and M. Jordan, Jlsqns. • At a meeting of a number of the citizens of Scutk County Virginia, at the Court House in Eslilivillc, on Tuesduy the 10th day of Iffay, 1C31. On motion, it was unanimously resolved that James Albert, Esq. be appointed chairman of the meeting, and that John S. I\Iart.in, Esq. be appointod secretary, who, respectively, assumed tlie stations to which they wore appointed. The nicct^g being thus organized, was addressed by Christopher Haynes, Esq., who explained in a lucid ““CCCh, tuft objects for which the meeting had beoh called, and «u hi.s motion, the following rcsolutigas were adopted. Resolved, That this -meeting higlily approves of tho project orginated by the citizens of Tennessee of open ing a, road from the State line of North Carolina through East Tennessee, passing through big Moccasin Gap "in Scott County Virginia, to the head of steam boat na vigation on Sandy River in tho Stale of Kentucky. Resolved, That this meeting, having entire confi dence in the practicability of making the said road, and the many advantages which such an improvement promises to this part of the country, approves of the convention to be held at Rstillvillo in the month of June next, for the purpose of devising the best means oflo cating and constructing the said road. Resolved, That Col. Andrew 31‘Honry, Christopher Haynes and James Albert, Esquires, bo appointed dele gates to represent the county of Scott in the said con vention Resolved, That the proceedings of this meeting be forwarded to the editors of the Virginia Republican, audthe Farmer's Journal for publication. JAMIES ALBERT, CbairtmuJ JOIXN S. .WARTES, Secretory. Virginia BspnLlicam l&lracL of a letter from a f riend, dated PITTSBURGH, Araik. £$3. r. *■ * “i\ as there ever before such a blow out as tlmt which has just token place at Washington? Tho people hero are perfectly astounded. Even tho very Jackson folks do not know what to think of it, or what to say. At first they said it was a hoax: now thoy ere petrified with astonishment. All agree that ©id Hick ory will not do for a second term, and not a few say he ought to resign instanter. The old gentleman ap pears to have too great a burthen upon his shoulders, and in his public life has xqachod the very crisis whicli Sroduced the withdrawal of Lord Wellington, but I oubt whether he will follow bis example. * * « In the present miserable state of things, what a glori ous resource we have in $Xr. Cuv. AH oyes ore i turned upon him. He is tho nation’s last, best hope, and tho goqd people of Pittsburgh now with one voice acknowledge it. Tho great Philadelphia nomination was well-tuned. It seems to have been providential. Pennsylvania will go for Clay. 1 cannot doubt it; and I have enjoyed good opportunities for forming an opinion. Jacksonisra is going down faster that it j went tip.”-—licjitucky Reporter 1 1 A Rf-ason WA^xnt).—Tlispcoplo of tho Cnited ) States—tb3t portion at least who ere io private life, , and were desirous of eceing the ‘-AugtOT stable” clearly e\Vept by a hickory besmn—are now atxxi- | otis to bear ono solid reason for the re-nomination of President Jackson.. Tbo eusioin-bouso, the post ; offices, the pnbhe'flgPDoies abroad trod at bouia, tiro ] attorneyship, tl>« clerkships, tho printing offices, npd | nil other ships and offices, are by this time, one would | imagine, pretty tbrrnghly ptimed. We know of no branch of the public e®rvir,o that bag not been ran Backed acd reformed inside and out The broom of purification has been twirled through them fiH with a tremendons .vwecp-»-an the rats and spiders ttnd cockroaches have been dislodged a ml expelled— their sTKrg holes and corners ‘have been whitewashed, fumigated, and chlQr.ludfot—znd their places arc now occupied by the purest anti sweetest patriots > to be found on tbc fice of this mundane spbefc. ! Thereii not rourn left, even fhr tiro few (lisinteres ' ted crU'fn-catchers, who still wait at (be adminis tration's elbow, perfectly ready to avail themselves, with all imaginable alacrity, of any accidental chance to enter upon tho service of their hclwdfl counlrjj. If every thing In tho premises has not been fully accomplished, according to the demands of tho people and fbr party, the remissnesa cannot be imputed to want of time. There was much to do, we concede; but t\vt> years h n long pi'v.od. If nugh4 remains to be done, let it be finished, in the name of Keform, within tlie two years to come, Jt is therefore, quite desirable, when the people have been time granted to the utmost extent of their demands—or at least when (if we may be allowed to judge of the future from the past) an. abundance of space remains, wherein all contemplated im provements in those mailers may yet be brought to pnsu—it is desirable, we repeat, that, those who hold up the president for re election, should render, in favor of such proposi»ion, some *uhtfan/iul nrgit- j merit. ^ In an especial sort do the people of New York require such a reason. By the const kulion which has been Solemnly adopted ns the rule of our politi cal faith, we have ret bounds to human cnpacity for purposes of government. We hove marked the precise moment in the ago of man, beyond which we hold him meornpefert to excrciso the functions of a civil magistrate. We have declared all citizens ! nbove the ago of sixty yeara to be moli . gible to office. Now, shall w** deny to tho citizens of ! Now York, a privilege of a faculty which we shall 1 at the same time grant to citizens of other states? Shall wo declare that “Martin Van Boren. Hie fnvo • rito eon” o? our great commonwealth, t« incapable : of holdin'*’a Judgeship from the moment he arrives ! at the political clanmcteric thus defined', while we as jsert that ^odrew /acksou bj) rein^fttc^ ^ Uio presidency, at an »gc much nearer twenty than tixlffi i We waut a rction for these things, both as New : Yorkers and as Americans, a Jittle ino(c plausible ! and consistent, and firm than the mere disposition to secure to proaeut incumbents, ^etr official emolu ments lor four yea£4 longer-^jjkntil they shod find leisure and opportunity hono^dr/ to abandon their patrons!—JT. Y. Ev Journal, ‘GRAVELLED.’’ The following rernurk, in my noti.ee of fljr. Cs.i boun, has grcuellcil the Pensionaries grievously: ‘••Let J. C. Calhoun shake ofTall tffiictatipu ofrea» pecl for the presumptuous and igneraut dotard, who enjoys the salary and subscribes bis hamo aa Presi dent. " I oo Dot marvel that th,is suggestion should put the Pensionaries m a flutter. They know very well that, if’all ubo voted ii»r the Hero, and who are now convinced cf his presumption, ignorance, and dotage, were to shako off their affectation of respect for him, he would bo luff in a small minority. In that event, the Pensionaries would lose their sops, and be left to ehift. npon their wits, or upon their deleo able columns of prumfler and pica, instead of tuggmg nt the pope of the Tre.asury The Post office Pensionary here, snys it wishes “eccry (kinking, honcsl disposed politician in tliaS community," to read the article, in the Gazette, if tins were HO! a Ujendai ious 6\vngger. the Trio would have aided iu effect.eg this wish, by republishing the article. It is thus I procure aud extended perusal fur the wit nud tbo morals of the Pensiotmry [Cincumatli Gazette. \ To Professors an ft Teachers / Visitors aud Governors of William ujjd ®a£T -H- Collego, having failed to attend the meeting call ed in October and November liu't, for the purpose ftf filling the vacancy in the Mathematical Professorship, occasioned by the resignation of Professor Campbell Stewart, the election to till that vacancy, will take place at tlic regular annual mooting, on the 4th of July next. The emoluments of the situation, in the honiu of the late Professor, varied from fifteen hundred to two thousand dollars. The Professors in this Institu tion, luive the entire disposal of one third of tho year, and at all times, every means of prosecuting literary pursuits, in which respect, they possess advantages superior to those which are ofiered by any other Uni versity in the Union. Tho letters and testimonials herctoforo sent to tho .Rector, which have not been, and which shall not bo otherwise directed, previous to the 4th of July, will bo presonted to the Board of Visitors. Those who have al ready applied, may, if they think proper, eond additional testimonials, and all who desire the situation, will havo their wishes made known to the Board of Visitors anil Governors, by directing their cominuni«atione, (past paid,) to ‘ JOHN PAGE, Sector of Win. and Mary College. WlLXIAJ5I8BUHO, Ya. EPTho Editors of tho National Intelligencer, Washington; Courier & Enquirer, New York, U. S>. Giu.etto, Philadelphia; and Charleston Courier, South Carolina; will insert the abovo twice a week, until tho 2Dth of June, and send their accounts to the office of tho Richmond Enquirer, for settlement, ma 13—llto To C«BHtrjn«rchK»ts. i / HK subscriber imw receiving, trmn ,\ow York JL end Philadelphia, a large suvply of CBQ1WB QJlOGJBJtuZS, Consisting of loaf and brown sugars; prime ero<fc aud old Java cuflhe Blew Orleans and West rnifih i molasses; S. Jfladerm uud jflalaga wines; imperial ’ aDd gunpowder tong; new rice; 2jgt» and raisiaa; Bt ’ vi-ryool sack sail; Iron, steel and uatiai window ghigsr; j caudles; ootron^oros; powder.shot, &c..fi3c. ffir | ui acoonoiodating terms, by ;■ . JOSHUA J. B&Y, Cross-Qt. near Unite,. States’Ranll, (Lf Ca.ih puid tor wheat, flour, and cotton. 1 ~ @BOO£BISI8. ~ Tllij Subs.jFib,'!» keep constantly on hand, a genera; assortment 0f GROCBRIEB, carefbliv selected from Boston, NeW York, Philadelphia ut£d 1 Baltimore, which they are disposed to eeJJ on reasonju bin terms Country Merchants, and other customers, are invited to cnJlMind examine. 10.00ft Lbs. Bacon, jtnj received on consirrmaent, ©r family use lbs Venison, very snpefiftr. ■—AI.EO— A Small auimlv of roll Butter roar £2 ©50. V. W1LLCQ& J>. & Go. Stitt HtiClptizcr &prtsas&&* ^3^ HIS celebrated watering place, xitua<ed in the coot^y O A i}l°uroe, in (bo tipper country ot Virginia, continues tinder tbe management of its original proprietor*. The char acter of the Salt Sulphur Water has been 60 well established by the Ktpcrieirce of rnauy year?, and its reputation kj mandated by publics patronage, so extensively dfiWd. i)r^ • the subscribers (ton it almost needless, to enter mm tm enumeration of its inedrciwal virtues. Its often«ibltrttualii.t£s are snlpbur nod soda, forming a neutral «ahue mixture—m ftrrtor to any artlftbral preparation—at once pbwant a. u drinlc, mild In its nparatiou, apd permanently beneficial to the rirsraseri. It Iras proved itself particularly dfQbaciuns io biiierr' nnd pulmonary romplaints, and ifi all cases ify^t rt^juire oatUtfr, ‘ie remedies—in drsEasfis of the liver, dyspepsia, rboimratrsuis unrt gjnit. The ctrcutastanrc of Its having been resorted to for in,toy years past, by gentlemen of great medical distmetinn, from various Stratus, particulady from the bouth. w b<fi$j approbation urasmarTred by the repetition of then visits, fiirn-.slies a flat icrlng testimonial of its valuable medical qualities. Considerable improvement* have been (bade sipce the !a*l year, and the proprietors promise the same attent ion to visitors that they have beretoG»re rendered. In their accommodation's and fare, they yield to no pnbUn.establishment in Virginia They respectfully solicit t\><’ continuation of public rial "itrage CBSKfNE & CAHirTHERST TIj3 N. Orleans Argus and Charleston Courier will insert tjfcj above once a wet*, six tiroes, and send then accoont to E. &. for payment. 8p 19~lawSir. T AB—TAR*—Just recoivcd, 6y tho sloop jToIiy Sailer, from Norfolk, thirty eight barrels 'Far, for V JOHN V. WILCOX, JR, &, CP AStf fOK The sT.boi -'«b» " will pay the market 'price fbr poof) mrrehnnfnbfe Wheat- .T. T. J»RY op 19 BYRBVS WAREHOISR. TUB inspection nt Byrds Warehouse beings rc» newed by an act of the last Legislature, wifi open this day. No nrrangemen', necessary to de spatch, in the inspection and security of the tobacco will be omitted: nnd tobacco coming to this market, by water, will be conveyed from the point of landing to this, opon iJic same terms as at 'he olher Ware* Houses. SHELTON & TRUUHKART. _n^yJL_ __ 6t d Sr, e If Liquor ^olourmg. JUST received per schr Oscar, from Boston, 30 kegs Colouring—for eble by mar 23 .1 V. W1LUCO* .Tr. & J*F,IV HOOKS RECEIVE}). r'"“ Talba, or Moor of Portugal, n funuico, \rf ■ Mrs. Bray, author of the Protestant, &c. Painter’s and Sculptor’s, by Allan Cunningham, Es<I. being the 17th, 18th, and 19th Nob. Family Library. Ponncgan’s Greek and English Lexicon, London edi. lion of 1830.-—For salo by # n. jf. . may 21 w Sicily Madeira and Malaga Wine*. h Qr casks of SiGilv Mad«ira> uino , ,,30 6VCJU AVi jtfn a*, cf which T VIn sell very loari JAS WlBSfOlf.