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TRUE VlRTüfe CANNOT
EXIST WHERE POMP AND PARADE ARE THE GOVERNING
PASSIONS; IT CAN ONLY DWELL WITH THE PEOPLE.— Andrew Jachion.
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PONTOTOC M I S S I S S J P P I, S A T U R D A Y , F E B R U A R Y 7, 184G.
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VOLUME 1.
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W. W- UELAND,
PROPRIETOR f kNP PUBLISHER
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,,-ribed shall have expired, will be held res
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I \TK-ST FROM MEXICO.—PAR \DES
IN POSSESSION OF THE CITY OP
MEXICO.
The U. S. brig Porpoise. Wm. K. Hunt,
Lieut. Commanding, Irom Vera Cruz, arriv.
id at Pensacola on the 14th inst. She was
hurriedly sent on with despatches Irom Mr.
Slidell at the citv of Mexico, and others
from the L». S. Consul at Vera Cruz. Wo
hsve a loiter from a well informed and au
thentic source at Vera Cruz under date of
The following is an extract
the l»t ins'
trom it: .
-I hsve time but to aay fo you thst Pa.
redes i* now in quiet pos-assion of the city
uf Mexico, and is engaged in ih» formation
of Ins ministry and the ndoplion ol such
her measures as are called lor hy the new
||e entered Mexico with
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state of things
•uneven a »how of opposition; in fact, at his
approach, the pales were thrown open to
receive him. This, the last Mexican revo
lutine, is now, therefore, fully carried out
and consummated.
Yours, Ac. A Looitna Oft.
UV notice in the Pensacola Gazette, of
the 17ih in»!., a letter from a gentleman
t*h > came pa**cngcr in the I'orp >i*e, detail.
mg the course of the revolution and the
causes which led lo it corroborates ihe
Maternent of our correspondent. It soys:
Pan-des is now master of lho capital and
of 1 1»; count i y . The ad mini strut ion of Gen.
II rrera, who slice eded Snn'n Anna, hav
ing continued just one yrnr! I o show you
Imw much tho arrival of Mr. Shdelbhad to
•I» with bringing thing* to a crisis, I extract
the follwiug paragraph from the manifesto
of the garrison of T. mpico, announcing
their a.ih- sion to the movement of Paredes.
' The officer* here asiembled are com in
red that the a fminu'ralion doc* not intend
to prosecute the war aguiast Texas, thus
setting at dufiance the will of lhe nation,
and that, with lhe greatest assurance, in the
face of the whole people, >t *« actually
treating with the government of the l nited
States lor the sale of Tex«*, and for aught
we know the Cutiiormans also, and that
therefore it behooves the army and the |>eo
î,le to depose an administration which has
liile regard lor the national honor,,
Ac. Ac.
Paredes announces his own intentions in
the closing paragraphs of his pronune •«
mrato, which I shall make no apology tor
extracting. After reviewing the In* ory ol
■ ha country since the declaration ol its mde
pendence, and contrasting ds present di»as
1 rmis condition and pm-pecu with the po.-r
non it ought to occupy among the civilized
nations of the earth, he proceeds:
"As for myself. I d.-s.re no place-nn
power. Those ephemeral dictatorships
which have heretofore served only to heap
ill gotten wealth upon their po*se«sors, have
no illusions for m*. On thi- point my
opinions are well known, ao l they h .ve
been proved mor» than once during mv
arduous career. The stain ol avarice and
corruption ha. never (alien upon my char
•cter ambition is more elevated, and
if 1 dispise politic*' mtr.gues, and hold in
' -ontempt the corrupt flst.er.es wh.ch
•*"** , • bestowed upon those in power
•T * n oe io a more brilhsnl and
Inspire m «•htT' no , ,he hypocrit
rV^ e
- 1 a- Li, I oh,ret.;. from the putmc
•«ÎS.S
If Mrs cot b.» 1 ™«< cmvoke ^ u* a Ta,s
d oîv elected hv ail the votar. '*£1 l *f£
d LluhedwVb unlimited »ulhoru». ^
, nd clothed w« " ^lUozIbego*«^»*»^
lha purpose 1 ... r lbe i^-ople. At*
:äv
r»,«' exaept such as mty ermovte trf
î *♦, axaep .nicien'iouilV sa
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him to power and which ni» elc,,,oJ ,ou
»o
overthrew Snnta Anna. Indeed there is
no "people" in Mexico, in the sense we
use the term. The inhabitants of the
try consist of but two classes, the Europe
ans and their descendants and the Indians.
The latter a eivilized race employed in ag.
ricultore, the mechanic arts, in which they
excel, Ac. The Tonner are, almost alt of
them, either military men or politicians,
the military men greatly preponderating_
there being, as it is said, something like
I wend g thousand officers, or about one offi
eer for every four or five soldiers. '1 he
Indians are slaves, not nominally it is true,
but really nevertheless. They do not mix
with the other classes—socially aud politi.
eally only in name.
We see, therefore, how completely aoy
administration must of necessity be depen
dent upon the army, and how little prospect
there is of the civil power getting the upper
hand. Herrera saw this evil, and wisely
set himself to work to correct it. He was
gradually organizing a militia as prépara*
tory s'ep to disbanding the army, in the
destruction ol which he knew the only safe
guard of the country consisted; and for this
in part they crushed him. If his adminis.
tralion wss indisposed to treat with us, what
have we to except of Paredes, who comes
into power ovowedly on the ground ol op.
position to the supposed pacific disposition
of his predecessor? Is this only a faint,
and is P .rodes himself(being strong enough
is put down opposition) to be the man, after
all, to treat with u«7 Be this as it mav
having made every effort which a great and
magnanimous people should lie to prevent
a collision with a neighbor of inferior
strength and resources, does it become
father to temporize/ Should we not lake
a stand of some kind or other without furth
er consulting Mexico: least she put a wrong
conduction upon our torbearanee?—jV.
O. Delta.
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SELECT TALE
THE LAST HOPES or A SISGI.» o*.\TLEMA7t.
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This morning, April i. * alf past e
I*veil preci-elv, an unii...unatc young
man, Mr. Edward Pinkney,'''underwent
the extreme penalty of infatuation, by
expiating hi* attachment to Mary Ann
Gale in front of the altar railings of St.
Mary's Church, Islington.
"It will be in the recollection of all those
friends of the parlies who were at Jones'
party at Rrix'on, two years ago, that Mr.
Pickney was there, and there firat intro
duced to Mary Ann, to whom he instant
ly began to direct particular attentions
dancing with her no less than six sets that
evening, and handing her thing* at supper
in the most devoted manner. From that
p -riod commenced the intimacy between
them which terminated in this morning'*
catastrophe.
"Poor Pickney had barely attained to
hia iwenty-eightb year; but there is no
to befo-ve that but for reason* of a
nature, his aingle life would
, e(|t
kianedt » »T.ega.ed ...in scarf, which
. „ „„„y ,he f orrsxza of his
^m/ln.ront of ,he scarf, was mm,
» brea.t-p.n nf con.prcuou, dmoensioos.
II »»mg decoded the «..ream w,.b a qu.ck
^entered tho apartment whara hi.
brother and a few fr.ends ware
. - He shook hands cordially with all
*<""*" k1,
^ te d, thaï it would ha
* before tba melancholy c».CR ,rt
îTsÂ-"ÂÎL
.»*. wo rf ZZ " k î.»
WÄ?"7. -er
of » p«*«" P****' * n
reason
(lecuaiary .
have come earl'er to an untimnly end.—
A change fir the bailer, however, having
occur d in his circumstances, the young
lady's fiiends were induced to sanction
his addresses, and thus to become acces
sories to the coui:e lor which he had just
suffered.
"Tho unhappy mm past tha Iasi night
of hia bachelor existence in hia aolilary
chamber. From half past eight to ten,
he was busily en 0 aged in writing letters.
Shortly after len, hit younger brother
Henry knocked at the door, when the
doomed vouth told him in a firm voice lo
come in. On being asked when he meant
tu go to bed, he replied, "Not yet." The
quest ion was then put to him how lie
itiought he would sleep: lo which his an
"I d in't know." Ha then
expressed his desire for a cigar and a
glass of grog, which were supplied him.
His brother who-sat down and partook of
tha like re r re*hrnents, now demanded it
he would want any thing more that night.
H« said, "Nothing." in a firm voice. His
affectionate brother then pnae to lake leave;
when the devoted on« considerately advised
him to take care of himself.
"Precisely st • quarter of a minute lo
seven, the next morning, lhe victim of
Cupid having been called according to his
desire, rose and promptly dressed himaell.
Hn had the aelf-conirol lo shave himarlf
without Ihe slightest injury ; for not even
a scratch upon his chin appeared after the
operation. It would seem that he had de
voted a longer lime to his toilet than usu
»wer «as.
«
•The wretched man wa* attired in e light
blue dre*« coat, with frosted motel buttons,
a white waist coat and nankeen trouser»,
leather bouts. He wore round
Jeclared that he never felt it heartier io
his life.
"Having enquired the time, and ascer
tained that it was ten minutes to eleven, he
remarked, "that it would noon be over."
Hin brother then enquired if he could like
a glass of ale. Having drank this, he
appeared satisfied.
"The fatal moment now approaching,
ho devotod the remaining br.ef portion of
hia time to distributing among hia friends
those little articles which he would
tto longer want. To one he gave his ci
gar case, to another his tobacco stopper,
and he charged hia brother Henry wi'h
his latch key, with instructions to de
liver it, after all was over, with due so
lemnity to the landlady.
"The «dock at length struck eleven ;
and at the same moment he was informed
that a cab was at the door. He merely
«aid, "l am ready," and allowrd himself
to be conducted to the vehicle ; into which
begot with his brother ; hia friends follow
ed in others.
Arrived at the tragical spot, a short
but anxious delay of some stconds tpok
place ; after which they were joined hy
the Indy with iter friends. Little was sa>d
on either side; but Miss Gale, with cus
tomary decorum, shed tears. Pinkney
endeavored to preserve a composure ; but
a alight twitching in his mouth and eye
brows proclaimed hit inward agitation.
"The ill-starred bachelor having sub
mitted quietly to have a large white how
pinned to his button-hole, now walked,
side by side, with Miss Gale, with a firm
step to the altar. He surveyed the impo
sing preparations with calmness ; and
gaged, unmoved, on the clergyman, who
assisted by the clerk, was waiting behind
the railings.
"All necessary preliminaries having
now been settled, and the prescribed mel
ancholy formalities gone through, the u
sual question was put, "Wilt »hou have this
woman for Ihy wife ?" To which the
rash youth replied, in a distinct voice, "I
will." He then put the fatal ring on Miss
Gale's fiuger : the hymenial noose was ad
justed ; and the poor fellow was launched
matrimony.
soon
inti
A LOVE LETTER.
The following sweet morceau, which re
cently appeared in lhe New York Union,
is reported to have been picked up in the
Park. We insert it as a model worthy the
imitation of the cour'.sick swau, whose
situation may be such as to compel him lo
coquet his courtship in writing:
"Dear Sweet: Oh, my love of loves,
clarified honey of oil of citrons, white loaf
sugar of hopes, and molasses of my expec
tation ! you have been absent Iront me
three whole days! The siiu is dark at
mid day the moon and stars are black when
ihou art absent. Thy step is the music of
the sphere*; and the wind of Ihy gown,
w hen you pass by, is • aephyr from the
garden of paradise in the time ol early
llowers. I ki.aed you when wo Isst mol,
and my whole frame was filled w i h sweet
ness. One of your curls touched me on
ihe nose and that organ was transformed
into loaf sugar, oh, spice of spices, garden
of delights, send me a lock uf your hair
„jnd me any thing that your fingers hath
toueha-l, and I will go mad with ecstacy.—
One look Iront thy bright eye would trans
port me incontinently into the third heaven.
Your lips are red roses g«' bered from
Eden by the hand of Gabriel. Your
words are molten pcsrl dropping front yuur
mouth. My heart blazes at the thought of
thee. My brain ia an everlasting fire.—
The blood burns and scalds my veins as it
passes through them. Oh, come, most de
lightful of delights, and breathe upoo me
with your seraphic breath.—When you do
come be sura and bring that two shilling«
you borrowed ol me, •• I want to buy some
tobacco.
g-- •" s*.
Â'FÂ.'ïfoj-S"«**' •••o
8ec a Ao d be it further coated, That
v,,n be the duty of the said Secretary
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A BILL,
To be entitled an act to provide for the
sale of the Five Huodied Thousand Acres
of Land, donated the State of Missis
•ippi by an act of Congress, approved
Gth September, A. D. 1811, and for other
purposes.
Sac 1. Be it enacted by the I-egisla
ture of lbs State of Mississippi, That for
the disposal of the lands donated to the
Stale of Missi»st|»pi, by an act of Con
gress, approved G.h September, A. I*.
1841, them shall be a Land Office estab
lished in tbt city of Jackson, to be und.-r
lhe manigeawnt end control of ln« S<*cre
of State, whose duty it shall be, as
soon as is practicable after the passage 0 r
tbis act, to provide the taid Land office
with maps or plate of such lends as have
been donated by the s«id «cl *>r Congre»*,
the title to which is, or herrnfter may be
uerleeted, in the Stale of Mississippi, end
-hull lurnivh copies thereof to Auditor
of Public Accounts, end shell keep the
original maps or fixa i" ' b * •*' d
Office, end shall exhiba the eeme, and
furniah copies thereof, to any person or
desire the same, and
tite said Secretary of
tary
'hority of the Government of the United
8taies : Provided, he shall first give six
months previous notice of the lime, place
and terms of such sale, by proclamation
in three or morn of the public newspapers
printed in this State, and in one or more
of the public newspapers, printed in the
cities of New Orleans and New York, hav
ing the most extensive circulation.
Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That
all the said lands remaining unsold, at the
close of the said public tale, may be dis
posed of at private sale by the said Seen
•ary of State, in the manner hereinafier
prescribed: Provided, thst no lands shall
be disposed of by virtue of this act, either
at public or private sale, for a less sum than
five dollars per acre, to be paid for by the
purchaser, either in specie, bonds and cou
pons, for interest issued on account of the
Planters'Bank, or warrants on the Treas
ury of the State.
Sec. 4. And be It further enacted, That
all payments made by virtue of the fore
going proviso, shall be made to the Treas
urer of the State, on the warrant of the
Auditor of Public Accounts, which said
warrant the Auditor shall issue to such
person or persons as shall deliver to him
the certificate, in writing, of the Secretary
of State, certifying such person or person*
to have been the highest bidder at public
sale, or applicant, at private sale en itled,
as the cose mav be, and specifying the
amount bid, or dun for the quarter section
of land biu or applied for. And upon pay
ment being made to the Treasurer of the
amount of purchase money ol any quarter
section of land, in specie, bonds end cou
pons for interest, or Auditor's warrants, as
hereinbefore provided for, it shall be the
duty of the Treasurer to give to the pur
chaser or purchasers a receipt, specifying
the smount paid, tho character of payment,
and the tract of land purchased, and re
cord ihn same in a book, to be kept by
him for that purpose; upon w hich said
ceipt, the same, or the record thereof, bo
ng exhibited, it shall be the duty of the
Governor of this State, to issue a patent to
the purchaser or purchasers, to which pa
tent the countersign eff the Secretary of
State, and the great seal of *be State «hall
be annexed: Prorided, that the person or
person* obtaining the same, shall first pay
to the Secretary of Slate, the sum of one
dollar lor every such patent.
Sbc. 5. And be it further enacted. That
it shall be tho duty of the Auditor of Pub
lic Accounts to open an account between
the State and the Hunt fund realized from
the sale of the aforesaid lands, in a book to
be kepi for that purpose, j n which he shall
charge the State with the several amounts
received, in specie, Auditor's war ints, or
bonds and coupons for interest, the |total
amount of which, as the same shall be
credited to the said trust fund, shall be a
charge upon the State of Mississippi for the
purposes enumerated ard speci
said act of Congress donating the said
lands to be hereafter appropriated by the
Legislature.
Sec. 0. And bo it further enacted, That
after the said public sale shall have closed,
if any two or more persons shall apply to
purchase the tamo quarter of land before
the hour of 12 I'clock on the same day, it
shall be the duty of the Secretary of State
tu rc-nffer the same to tho highest bidder
over five dollars per acre, among such ap
plicants, and give a certificate to such high
est bidder as in case of purchasers at pub
lic sale as hereinbefore provided.
Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That
if any purchaser at public or private sale,
«hall lor.'eit hia purchase—shall no* pay
the purchase money into the treasury be
fore five days shall have elapsed afker the
«aid purchase, the said land so forfeited,
shall not be liable to bo purchased at pri
vate sale, but ahall be ro offered at public
auction, by the Secretary of State, and the
persoo or persous so forfeiting, shall not be
entitled to bid at the second sale thereof.
Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That
any person or persons, who shall prove to
the satisfaction of the Secretary ol State,
that he, she, or they, were actual settlers
on any of the said land, at the time the
same was located by the State Commis
sioners, he, she, or they, shall have the
right to purchase the quarter
which he, she, or they, were actual settlers,
at the rate of two dollars and filly cents
per rere: Prorided, he, she, or they, shall
make application and payment in the man
hereinbefore provided for, before the
1st Monday of 1847.
Sec. 0. And he it fori her enacted, That
the Treasurer end Secretary of Stair, ahall
each receive of the purchaser, or pur
chaser», fifty ceats, for every certificate
and receipt executed and given under the
provisions of the 4th section of this act.—
And it shall be the du'y of the Auditor, on
the app'icalion ol the Secretary of State,
to issue his warrant on the Treasurer for
amount sufficient to defray all expenses
incurred in carrying into effect the pro
visions of this tel, which wsrraot the
T re sourer shall pay ont of any
the Treasury not otherwise epproprieled.
Sec. 10. And be it further enacted.
That this act shall take etfcct and be io
force, from and after its passage.
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Tarnorr, Jan. 22d, 1848.
Tb« jourasla of yesterday wsre resd.
.Hr. Guioa, fro»» 'be joint sunJing
I committre on ioiernsl improvement*, re
ported bill refar.od to «, without amend
«ffik I
Mr. Labauve moved that tho till be
laid upon ilie table, and that 200 copies be
printed, which motion prevailed.
Mr. Boone, from the joint select com
mitiee to whom had been ir-lerred that
portion of the governor's message in re.
Ulion to the disposition of the 500,000
acres donation, reported a bill to es ah
lish a land office at the city of Jackson ;
Io make it the duty of the secretary ol
•tale to provide the said laod office Willi
maps* and plates, Ac ; that the secrctury
«hall offer said land for sale, on the 1st
Monday of January, 1847, upon giving
notice in a newspaper in New York, New
Orleans, and also in a certain number of
newspapers in this s'ate ; that «aid lands
shell be sold in quarter sections to the
highest bidder for cash, Planters blank
bonds, coupons, or warrants; and moved
that the rule be dispensed with, and bill I*'
read a second time.
Mr. Matthews moved to refer it to a com
mitteeof the whole, and he made the *pc
cial order of the day for Mmday next.
Mr. Labauve moved to lay the lull on
the table, in order thnt it might be consid
ered in connection wi'h tho bill reported^
by the chairman of tha committee on in
lernal improvrmeuU.
Mr. Boone opposed the motion upon the
ground that thete w as no earthly connec*
lion between this bill and the one referred
to by the senator from DeSoto.
Mr. Labauve thought the senator from
Tishemingo was mistaken. The one de
pended upon the other; that is to say,
there would be no necessity for the inter
nal improvement bill, if the o'.her men
sure went into effect.
The notion to lay on the table, and to
print 200 copios of the bill, prevailed.
Mr. Bemie, from a select committee,
introduced a bill to attuch Tippah and
Pontotoc counties to the Fulton chancey
district, which was ordered to be engross
January 23 folC
Mr. Allen submitted a resolution to w ...
on tha govarnor, and request him fo fur
nish all the correspondence between him
and the Hon. R. J. Walker relative to the
appointment o. a U. State xenstor. to fill
the vacancy occasioned by Mr. Walker's
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Mr. Grcnve. ..id he h.d taken no par.
in the agitation of the subject to which the
résolut, on applied, but be would put the
question to gentlemen whether the résolu
lion was in g proper form. It included in
.Is scope a call for all the correspondence
of a private a. well as of a public nature
,n relation to tho lost commission, and ho
EE sms;
,° him a strange course of procccdmg.
Mr. MeCaughan enquired of whatun
portance tha correspondence was in duo
ch.rg.og their public duties ns members of
the house? If .1 could be shown ,h.
was of any tmport.nce, he was ro.4y to
vote for Ihe resolution so that the inlorma
tioa might be obtained
Mr. Allen though, t. of vary great ,m
porunce. It was a subject to wht eh the
people of the who!« state was ^rested
He had watted for some t.me ,n hope, th.t
M me member of the dominant party would
resolution of this sort, but it seemed
I here wa* some
••'l.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
TitritsDAY, Jan. 22, 1640.
Mr. Green, of Tippuh, submitted a
resolution that the judiciary committee in
quire into the expediency of amending the
criminal code so as to dispense with the
necessity of endorsing the prosecutor's
name on indictments, which was agreed
Also of giving power to sheriffs to ar
rest fugitives from justice in any county
in which they may be found, without a
renewal of the warrant in the county
wliere the fugitive may bo found.
Alao to confine I lie jurisdiction of justi
ces of the pence to their own proper dis
tricts, which was adopted.
to.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
move a
that no one would do so.
thing wrong, he «aid, in this matter, and
knowing that some gentlemen would Ice! a
delicacy in voting for the resolution, he bud
confined it in its terms, to a oall for the cor
respomlence on the subject of the senatorial
appointment. Much had been said on the
subject; and if the facts were as Had been
stated, Mr. Walker had treated the State
with disgrace, and he deserved to be re
moved from the position he bel J. It this
were so, it wa* necessary that the house
should take some action on it, and he
thought tome good would come ont of it.
He haped the whole correspondence would
come before the house and t» printed. The
subject wm attracting much no'ice «I
Washington, and it sh mld be investigated
. The governor had been implicated
but be did not believe he had been godly af
any thing wrong, but he thought the fact.
• hon'd come out. ' r
Mr. Letn'ey expres»ed his gratifies'i-m
all he in'rodviction of the resolution. II
_ ; democrat, but he would never vote
screen any tranmetion «4*her in hU own
party or any other. He hoprd the res.i
tattoo wool ! prove a test to discover ah»
were in favor of finding out where lh* re
•ponwibility rested that the rnm.n *s»'it did
oot reach the person for vrtmm it was in
teoded. lia agreed with the gembimn
from Claiborne. (Mr. AHen.) that a deep
disgrace rested somewhere in rhe irao*
•ciion,'and he was anxious to wee wbern i'
did reel. He thought it the duty of ;b<:
here
ww* a
? O
democratic party and every one of its
member*, to keep the party free from o»ir
rup'ior.; and in regard to this metier, hn
was glad that the opportunity «a* «Oued- >1
him to find out who had a hand in R. H«
»nuld vote to screen no man who had had
any agency in keeping the commission
from reaching the man for whom it was
•ml. He did not believe Gov. Brown was
in any respect to blame, but some one was
to blame, and he was in favor of throwing
out such men to keep the party pure. Ho
would not agree to screen any man. Ho
hoped the resolution would pats, and if
ccssnry. that the committee might be
(horized to s*nd for persons and papers,
and that the man who was to blame might
he covered with scorn and hisses,
Mr. Maxcy expressed his mobility Io see
what object wss to be gained by a resolu
tie»*» of this character coming from the op
p »site party. The public mind was aatis
W on the subject. The publications in
relation to ii had been widely circulated,
and a quietus had been given to it. He
hoped tho resolution would be laid on the
table ns nine.tenth* of tho people were
pat>fied with it. lie therefore moved to
"»>' •• *>n the table, hut withdrew the mo.
ft"" f«»
Mr. Harris, who begged leave to remark
to the gen'leman from Smith, (Mr. I.emley,)
hat governor Brown would lake phnsur*
in exhibiting to any gentleman who would
call mi him, all the official correspondence
f >n thi* «object. He had shown it to him,
(Mr. H ) and would show it to aoy gentle,
"»to »'big or democrat who would visit his
office and desired to «ce it. The governor
feared nothing in regard to it. He renewed
'he resolution to lay on the table,
Mr. Allen called for the yeas and nnys,
and the call having been proceeded in, Mr.
Campbell, when his name was called, rose
to give the reasons which would influence
his vote. He said he was satisfied that
governor Brown's conduct in Ibo Itansac
lion was perfectly rillst, but he thought tho
fai ls should be made public, it was duo
to Mr. Walker—it was due to the governor,
and it was due to Mr. Thompson, that they
«hou'd be made public,
he would vote no.
Mr. Greaves, when his name was called,
said that he sat willing to see an investiga
tion for ihe purpose ol standing rectos in
curia, and for that reason he would vote no.
Mr. Harris said hn would vote in tho
some way for Ihe same reason.
Mr. Singleton thought if there was any
thing wrong in this matter, it ought to be
brought to light—concealment would do
manifest injustice as well to the democratic
party to which he belonged, as the commu
nity at large. He was not willing to sc»
any man elevated so high that he could
not be reached if guilty ol any delinquency.
Mr. Totten said that as gentlemen de
*' re< * 'b® call lo be made, he saw no ob
£***• ***-••* nay,
bemg gone through, the motion was nega
V* f* -
, «I*"*» <"» »** adoption
0 I, U ,OB * .. . ,
Mr. Totten moved lo amand bv inserting
,hf \ ,rord *°* s '<»»imitthe c.il
» ^reapoodvaev on the subject,
A,, *" f W*. 1 »
'b«< »•« J»nted the whole, and that there
no "° * n T ~ cre,i on such * * ub -
J 4 ®* _ . .,. ... .
Mr ' Fon **'"* ? ,d ' b *' wh#n ,h « y"*«" d
n.y. were called and hi.n.me remrhed, he
*;-« üää: atris t
> n.,borne seemed ,
concealment on the part af the
m r| , v „ lll|pd . Dt(| lhe ,^.1 taken
I Krrr0> one , lho h ,
«ilk **35
^ of ^ , mp |,,,r ur j
of giving explanations
with regard to thie mattfr. 'iliis was what
h| , TOte Bul koew> 10o> tbat
^ . gvMtfictfk»#» lha m.nor.tv,
m , jnn , y V u d irfu „ 0 r shrink from
^ , nv ^ |u)|| .
furlhfr WIMrks fr0fn
Gf#lveÄj VV siren, M.xev, Tutteo, Cush
Mr _ fottoa'a jnaiwn was
agreed I«.
Mr. Campbell then offered a further a
mendment, that ia the opinion ef tha house,
the governor ought aLo lo accompany tho
c irrespondenee wt h the msiructions given
hy him to Dr.Tate, and also auch further
planationa oa the subject as ha might
d<*m proper, which Mr. Allan accepted as
a modification of his reaolulion.
Mr. MeCaughan moved a further amend
ment, that the commun» enquire into the
troth of sueh rumors against tho character
.,r the public man of the State at they might
h-ar. and that they h va leave to send for
and pm per», hut ha afterwards with
ne
(1U
For these reasons
The gentle
to think that a
person*
drew the motion.
y r . Ma ker then moved a pnvipono-
-ni of the s«itj « '•*< M»n«l*y. F-b. 2d,
st 7 u'e'eck in th» evening, mhieb was
di agreed to, aoi th a the tvofoium was
ii
REN \TB.
SvrrxDvr. J*n. 21. HI®.
M'. Bu m »ff r»*l the foJtowing résolu.
-ItrsT*—1?. Th «t » rimmittee of threw
ba appmiimd, «h..*e da<% it «hall Le. to
tav »ff the state in'o l«H»r di«tr»ciw. draw
.ug lia*-» 'hinojih »t* c«*gr»p»»ical o at re,
c».t and we»l, n r h and aouth.
Be n further fe*»l«» d, I'hat to »ppm
ialtwg a» fond* b-l.-egtnz *o «hh state,
i-.ed or d for »be use of internal
•kmi :

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