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terms oe stT.st'RiPTioN.
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' 3 H'-ulution# vf the Editorial Contention of fu.
These Result:!"??ii ?"*" some of the results of the collertive u is
..I .1 ? ? 'Hi '?)'*114 f4W *?'' ",is regulation.
, * . .. - i f all -'ibseri'teis whose ability to pi
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? vot'm: t nv" year*;.from tlie time w hen the
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? li? ? iiiii!ie?.i vf '.he Editorial Vonrcniio
There Re-;?li:!'"'is .ir.. come of the results of the colb'
(t ,i ustl the ii.tt* r fxpi'rionce oi tnt Kditorial (\>rpi; of Virginia,
, 4V?rc ,i?.i i:ili|-d at Itirhm-.md. on the 17th January,
' Kv :li'-*e Kesiiiutiotis. we are di tennined to abide.?'The interests
. . Prr<s r.-i omiii' iiil, and our own int?r? Ms rctjuue, an inllexi
? ? IJit r - f;.-r to them. Several of tlie Ami rfcaa pre?-esare driven
j , Knslixh iiisiom of Oi.-h /'??!No rlas^ of men lu<
, ? , re by an alms- of the Credit Su*lr i, than the Editor*, of
.1, ,ju rs. The (real dirficully lOiisiyLs hi the Iran-itiun from
;.tem to the other. Xotwithstaadin: the Kesolutions ol the
t ; il t'onvention, ?.? have hern induced to continue several
* i&cribcrs on the Iloofc, who are in arrears to tins Ollice.^?
U"" r)J*t chnnse our course. The name of every subscriber, w ho
!? :!il? rircli*-anient, will positively bestricKcti off from our roll,
iMiaeuieiin iit of our next volume.
THIS MS ill-' ADVr.KTISIM:.
??fi. -t.'.-i i. That it he recoinmciided to the Kditow of Xewspa
? ? ? ;bMit the l' 'in:n mwealtil.to publish at the head of their
r< :'v * rat s for adxertisina, find that they strictly adhere t*?
.I-!- .-??ultiiat ihi**?* prices he always such, as to" give a fair
? . .i?:itioii i,.r ill,- labor jn-rformed."
[H'Juturii.? if t'lr Editorial Cuneentiun.
0*ie i:r ofsixt'-en !in. s, or less, lir.-t insertion, 70 ceut>; fur
_3, . ;*ir.'. 1 CI III".
t-"i 'i iii*ta::re mast he accompanied with the advance
w?atwfa':t *? r?fi;rrticcs, to iuturuexecution,
:ii**:' ?l ad.ertisini: may amount to S100 per annum, a
. ' - A ? mad of 90 per cent.; and to 8^0, of 10 per eent.
v- ir and .Varria?r* from the country, whenever
lit. . I' i.'i.lwti.'i'ie is mitiiuovu at this otfiir, must be ailthen
' t. i i\ ;!1 , n l.'.-.i'ioii of t'i- Po-tma-ter in the neighborhood,
u .1 : hi i?r I'- published, i Kvery measure, that has
? t u i- t.i "? v-i.t uniNisitions and ipiizzes, has proved hereto
; .. ,, imi<i, there fore, insist iu such a rase upon
, | . "n . i*: -i i.'i:u certified bv the name of the l'ostiua?ter.
. . ? ,/tki l-ttfr.J
*>;i \" \l*' llll ' NEGROES FOR SALE On Wednesday,
? y( I i . i I will m*|| the Negroes on the estae called
C. ? ?i'. :r i part "? the property of the lute Uaiidolph Harrison of
, nl. I'll ? -a!' o il! I" madv m l'arter?vil|e. on # credit of
, f.. aiiiwored bonds bearing interest from date,or for
U. HARRISON, tWr.
J i.i i W?Ids
^ i'A!.!.!".\S i'"!i ?" A I.E.?1 *'i?!l sell, to the highest bidder,
^ ? vh.i. Powhatan Courthouse, on the third day of
}? : ir. i- vl. ? :t ?!:?>. two Stallions, which it would lie ,su
p. r:'" t -a\ ii.tha- uhc if-ai ;;'iai!it< .1 with the pedigrees of
:? h . :r "n -h i-lock-in i.'h-coun'n. or m KnElanil.
(?> ,'< VTi*?N. A > oi l m A'iril to tt, ?.f laree <ia*. of
; w r... ' :. ii i.V t nit, ? t the richest dark bay co- i
'i -?*; v.; w ' l? i -k ' sr-.t by ('hateaii Martiaux,
; -r ; ii i . "i In - i!ay. having won H out of
- ? I toil ?i.r I'pwsi'Js,... :*i*. :i:.i' - rarryms more than Itn
? *? .|*r:r:n:?t; wu-t en ! 1 i - :.ag, *.vhen three year.
! ' t;i '.r. ? 1 i\ it!!, 'i'tioiol, bllt did not rtlll Oil
i ? ii:? *in.:t: !> -'i aTert* d by a tumour over
i i--. ' -n-.-t* '-. ! i ? ii lin i.t" a ! ilist- niper which he had
; ? '.! 'I lit- ru:u..iir !? ?- '.n en S'.ir two years gradually
. aa.*. i- - i .,!> ,i ii- p* 'b-, an.! t::av, in another
. -.1. Vi'hvthiT it will o* xvtll not prov a permanent
? hi !o !n? r i.-.ng, st.i. s.f.iliy, I aiii una!.l.' to determine. I>r.
(. i? *\ ii.> tram ! t!ii? colt la ?* spring, enH rtaiii*-i| an exalted
. -- a;. 'i-.r-'-, until h- ran him Air enough to
-? t i e-iit tn respirition to arr.'ct his running. In
: ? ' f -t ?! Tfi '..?*ite?t -:??.?ft. tn Dr. (looilwyn's
'f *' ? ? :i r. I it ion ' ? limi. w hl'M in trailing, h- ?anl, *'he ha
t if-;?? ? !." Sim ? th.s sle.ri training lit ha-> not bi'iu
fine fi'tin and great *-|ifei| of tjiis
i !< ?' f.n I Ilia! ai! tiie tn-tiihers of his ;uic?
.It.n the turf have vi l'.r
: ? admit a doul>t that but lot this
' i .-. -.taongst tlie mo t -ucce.-sf.|| racer? ol'
i.n'li Vi'V. r ^ i- hatiii- high, of the ri?hi ?! dark bay co
? ?' !? ?''.!. a?, ;? years obl next spruu, his
i' ' ^ ?: -*-i.*s -i .. truly elegant?got by (Johanna,
.. -li.-'j; n '?!?>? i ? >. ;. : thelK*s! brwf of all tin* di?rlnguish,*d
i-.r s. h :; luwr appiari il on the turf, in
?? *'?*?? ? ? " . : . i!?.r. -a-t t'.fn ?! .it birth; but Ins form, his ac
? ?. ,.???*, ii r.*v i.l'hi-M ?"l. r luler it highly probable that, lltl
?'r. . not >:a! irabb . h ? woulil havx proven a line
ft ? :n.ii!- ? veral sea-.t,.-; and I apm-al with cin
' i ? >? j. iitleiie-n win. have hi? colts, to decide whether
v - ?! i'i !; iv.- pro<!in .! -up ri ir i'nalsby any horse.
!n:'t ? 'ti'> of IVvha'an, many j' -r-nnscan give infartnation
?; i- i,!lhi :i r*.*?iding n-to either side of Jane
' 'ir. -iii.il .ling an int-r* -t ;n the subject, are referred especial
t 1 i T. V. Kaudnlph. Hr. Koy>t r and Mr. ISriston; each "I* I
c ? 't '? liohuiiij.;., whi- h In-thinks superior to any |
.- !: In-ha ! tViiai tin -am , oi fro i any other dau:. it might, |
I !i-i.'. with * - nth. Ii said, that each coiisidci - his own t!i ti- J
-. -s in- hasevr *-en.
1 Ci.:ilir:aa:',.i!i, are ?m.tli the prndure of \MKRf.
i \\ !'.' -.- >\ \, th ? d-on of i'i ? i!:-; .igiii-h*"! race mare A'"v I
' ?'? '? Vi i of man;. ce><. s.il.l t.i (\.|. Hamilton, of South .
1 " ?. ii i i. it price, ami held by hun.'t a much greater. In I
? but o-ie, f|i?r:'-i I !n its of 3 mil- s ??ach, healing a
?t imrst wtii.h hi -iicct - ii.n, attempted in run h.*r
'i ?'<- : n-.il sfce- i vi-re".'- ad .'i- a!s b;-tw? ,-n her... If and
) I ??? 'i. i* tli.nl and fulfill -le- won, |i ifonaiug ti:- fourth,
: t.v l...r- - v. h rb had I- i u I - !>l in r- - rv<-,) within
- ? *" i!. 'in, on which yu* ?hor?i sl heat iu the rare
r-;* "? '? ?? "signal ? videnc ? of bott in has bet n rarely exhibited.
!?' -n.-. . A ?*/ //?: . and Coffrination, are the only product* of
?'> ? ? a : ? *.\!::th are old elioiijji to have been trained.
? I' ... r.a. *.v;t - got hy Sir .lfn.i, mit '-f a beautiful hay
? ? thi I.it Win. J i'i *::!!. Esq., "wall known as a braM*
?t. n i.ir. u-i|i.i -r i-f line bursts, ? v.'ho gave me the fallowing
' '? of lit- mare *'Shc was got by Sir Iftrrf out of
mar Po !-r-:! by Wibon, foded in
- i t i' '. .iii! t't-g-ti-ral Stud brinks w ill shew,^ got
- r' own !i:..iie-r ti. Ii\:itj by out nf Contrdv hy
'' ?:I'iin lluarr.-.txitra by 1/igii-f.trr, .dam of Champion,
? *'?' ;g. .-. la-n C*tp'"'r l.y iviuiml; g. g. g.
'" '? l!'i' .i ilil i-t 7V.W.V. .**-|fi'(T ilril jup, Ctrriixitit, .'Jn
. -v ?. g. g. g. g. '! mi by Iturfirlt^.-t Chtldern, Jforifri
^ -i tin* two 'Vrnr litu's. ? See general Stud
? . t. A''ufu.. was got by th ? Oodufphin
?* <?-. . . . *T..-r liv ifing llm-1: /' /-11.
v 1 ' ' ' if..:: !e, H'oodptektr, oUl of Carionrt; by
? _ . ?1 '?'? ? \v m? after hrr arrival hi Virginia. Phi*
? th -? ra-.. ii lu-etiiig, Tuesday, >*th \pril,
? '? f'.-'/y lij r7>y,'" l:i a produce ^take.,
' ? t': lt"'. l i -- i nens each, wa- th- winner, and immc.
,. '"-??!ti* .n cie.iut, and -li.pp: d tin Insard
i >>v|" i. Ph.. I tie < ol. Mil-s Seliien, declared
? ' '' marehi had ever ct'o. Slieunfortu*
;; ', ,! -;""r I.rnigiug tin above bay mar.-, whirl! inare
? d, tnit licr brother wraa run by ute in the name of
He J. ? w || a Ijnfie I f luucll .spied autt good bottom.
i. . , William Haxall.
x- .. vrg.yth January, 1^."'
, * ' 'I--*?! lie-sa il- lime and place, a handsome i h-'nut Fil
'.. ? ,r- ??!'' ""xt May.of good sir.t*, got by Sir Walter Scott.
. ?\',rt'''* "ras"' dan', by Sir Archie, great grand dam
,*U;" le? exhibited in moderate or.lcr, and in rout
" '2 .1 -is-."! t i i.iio ii.i-e. ire invited to see the hor
? ^-i. m> -t tbi-, , mi). , above I'owliatan (.'ourthoiise, befire the
' ? ' .* ? .ti-1-Kt..r'ly signed .and endnrsed, one-hnlf pav
? I. - other l-> !i|.>nths, at I lie bunk of Virginia.
. . ABM.lt CItC.MI*.
? nv tialttti. J-io. rt. 15-10.
J-a"' !> tlsFell.
?AS 11 S.\ t,K uf NE'JltCtES A \ I) I. \ \7i7
11- !>*-' \.\l to a deeri-e of the t'oiiiity Court nl* KinffWilliani,
v .it i_- < iiil. to the highest bidder for cash, at .Mancohirk
* i .iday the lUlh day of January, Is^o, u |Jlr- fw
? xi t.itr dsy, tin- Negroes and I.ainl of which t al* b lledd.
t-t-C 'I-. l! I |*l>?.M'll,
j'i X "5l" ? "iiie iu number, cont.i.?t ofa man about fortv-ftve,
' * '?'? iie th-r'y tiv- *. ea-- of .-ge, are! >i vrn rhildrt it, two girls
i"-j ? the nl.b-.-t oi ill.li b i. ,i,tvMi, mul tin* vom.^e^L
? ' . - ...? I years old.
^ - ;l siriiiit -d | nil! 'f b'l.iw .Mangohick, an.I seven above
?? ? ' "? 1 '? a-althy io i,_,hb..rhiM-d. and rotitaiiis seventy acres.
1 -!:t 'I' and coinfoit ibl-* dwelling hou-u., ami ali hoc -
:i iit ti- - |.-r a farm of lt> sire.
, BY THE COMMISSIONER?.
!? (t?9au-tds
t - ' i"'. ???) ? is postjKtiitd on account of the inclrmency of
' v r ' ? S.ili'.rdav, the l-t ot l'? l-lgarv.
' ' tll'eb
lyssOi.i'TiOX OE CO-PARTNERSHIP?Tlie Corpanner
, ..'V''1 *,|": arrii d on by lit:- ub-rriliera, under the firm
? *' i'>ncv \ <l;vir* t;, \va,<? <li*tsii!vrrJ on thr- J!t!i fh tobcr h\>a l-y
r ? ? c? n-i\U jm r . iw ha-.^ur r!.aim<; nsain^t con^ rii
rttp:. -:-itTa pr-seut li:e:n t,t either of u - for wttlimelit; ami
?' ii 'ih CvT.t rn v.ill please call and pa\ oil' their ie
SsCtive ,;uc>. WH.I.I AW W. DAHNEV,
, ALEX. OAItllETT.
J?;, iary 0.1, 1.>|;1.
?? ri'i*r ha*, ii.; purehnsed the entire Interest of Mr. Alex.
'* . ? "!' ' ic-fti of l>a!-ni-y & (Jarn-tt, anil intendini; lo
.. '? I*'i- - at tie- old Ktaliil, he will Keep a
a?.ti!;. ut of ramily Groceries; nnd feeling grc.it
i' ! in!r.iiiage, lio'ie- a eoiillnuaiice of the same.
. . ' WIKliIAM \V. DAUNT.V.
_ j 71? Igt
\ ; '??'? 1 lliili ?Tin- suliscriiters intending to continue their
- "fhir::.g out negrie*s, would inform their friends
' ' ? teat th:.y w ill be icady. on the f.rst day ofJaniiary
' ? ivi th ti :u tiiai line. It is desirable that those intend
- . ? i..- r ii; h tli their li i-iness, would do so as early us (m?sj.
h ' ' :| "?r'!,!' "i of the ncRroi s, that we may find suitable
, '"'"j We woulil also remind tluw wishing to hire,
"? -i'i h" lo their int rest to apply early, as we have alrea Iv
f 1 nu placed in "-.ir itands for fiire. our charge
*, ? c-iti is f.vi- p. i cent. We attend to the m-ciot's through
- '.t in case if ,ii knc?. and ro'l t tit-)?'? without farther
RfiPtmr im.i. & co?
2d ,i.<.i from Old Market, Main Street,
?ethtnond, Dec. 7, l?Tt&. (S?U'itJan
ii'^ir,*T 44 'r,ra'hr Mibscnber on theTth in*t., his man DAX
ro-i . " remar^Hy likely, abwit 25 years of ace, dark
v -.i' V.1, n' !'a'r' ^"d has a niole or xvart on the side of one
^ u*- wore off a white Wool hat, striped cassinet |Kintaloons
11v,1".' v^',f rC'"!-n filled in xvith two of cotton, and two of wool;
, . In- *.v:ll he lurking about Richmond or Fredc
...r. .mr?, n< (,<? has acquaintances in both places. He xvorked on
?-?' --r Caaal near Richmond, in 1838. 1 will pay the
?1 .*.?,? reward to any person who will deliver hnn to me, or lodge
ruin :a j-;| ?o Hat j Jiiin again. .,
Caroiiu, co,.**? ^ J? """ ' ^
JAMES RIVER AM) KANA1VIIA COMPANY.
lTOTICK TO CONTRACTORS.?Fro<H.-nl> w ill be received Ht
- * the Office of the Company in Richmond, until tin* lOtli IVI.ru
ary next, fur the manufacture ami delivery of 100,000 bushels ol
Hydraulic Cement, xx'ith tlm privilege to the *>"1 Company to ex
tend the contract to 153,000 huslnIs;?the Cement to be of the hot
ituiiHty, properly iiiuniil'arlttied from appiuved Hydraulic lime
stone, kept umler cover perfectly dry, and convenient for delivery
lo I mats on the bank of the James River beloxv lluehanaii, to he tie
livercd lit the order of the Cmnjiaiiy's Engineer*, in strong and
tight barrels, each containing live bushels of TO liis. nett?10,003
bushels to it.- ready for delivery hy tile l-t July next, and the name
quantity by the Nt of each successive month thereafter, until the
contract I*" completed;?tin1 < client to l>e subject at all time-t to in
inn for approval 01 rejection, by an Engineer ofili" t"oin;aiiy.
to Ik- th-signal-d in 111" contract, tin- proposal to b" lor the price
per has he I, Mil other charges included. B. W RIGHT,
Jan 7 [7-1?td] Chief i'.nginctr.
V I'TiTlAI.K TEACHER~"waNTED?We wish to employ a
l,adv of good qualification-, to take charge of a Female
School tif pr? sent year, Her situation will he pleasant,and to
one who can bring satisfactory evid--nce of her merit, liberal wa
ges w :ll he given. l'urther information can be obtained from the
two Iir-t named iii the m igl.'sirhood of Ncw-lialtimore, Fauquier
County, and of the last natueu in Richmond during the - --ion of
the Legislature. JOHN OGILV1B,
A. UTTERHAcK.
CHARLES Hi NTO.V
Jan 16 7S?2aw2w*
IIOYT'S Lottery nn?l Kxchanse Office,
tlicKiuuad, I'irtfinia, Jan. 1-1, I Sit).
DM. IIOYT, is licenced by the Stale authorities of Virginia,
? to ri II Lottery Ticket*, and all known tickets passing
through Ins hands will draw prizes: he stands pre-eminent in this
thiii}.'. TIo retorc, if any man in the country is in want of money,
let him send forthwith to Hovt for a ticket.
In the course of this year, the largest rla-s of PRIZES will pro
liably be sold by lloyt.
Jr.n. '?>, IWI, to In- drawn at Alexandria, Ya., the Wellshnrg
Lotti-rx, Class 1, with capitals of 5?r$30,00J, 10,000, '.,000 , 4,000,
3,t?J, l',?05. ?Q 2,000, 3 of l,5iKl, 4 of 1,-iVi, TfCj *1 of 1,000, &c.
Whole tickcts only 810; shares in proportion.
Certificate of 26 ? hoi- tickets, .$ 1 .">0 only; halves $75; quar
ters S35 -'>0. For the capitals, send to ' IIOYT'S.
Jan. 16 7S?td
DISSOLUTION.
rHE business heretofore conducted In this city, under the firm
of BALDWIN, KENT & CO., is this day dissolved h) mu
tual consent. The name of the concern will be used in ciosing
its present ensagetnents, but for no othi-r purpose whatever. Per
sons indebted are requested lo make itnmediHte payment, as we
are determined to close the business as c-arlv as pos-iltlr.
MIC All I8AI.DWI N,
HORACE I,. KENT.
GEORGE F. KENDALL.
GEORGE M. ATWATER.
Richmond, Dec. 31,1930.
CO PA RTN ERSI111'.
THE subscribers, late partners in the house of I'.aldvvin, Kent &
Co., will continue the business of the late tirm, both in Rich
niotid and New York, under the stvle of KENT, KENDALL K.
ATWATEll.
HORACE L. KENT,
GKORCE F. KENDALL,
GEORGE M. ATWATER.
Richmond, Jan, 1,1540.
Jan 11 77??H
rT^IIE Co-partnership of Winfrce, Williamson A: Co. of this city,
and llranch, Winfrce &. t.'o. of Petersburg, having this day
expired by limitation, the same is liereby dissolved. The names
of the respective firms will be used only so far as is necessary for
the settlement of the business of the late corn-cms.
SAMCKI. WINFKEE,
Ito. c. \VILI.IAMS(?N,
THOMAS Kit VNCH.
January 1st, 1340.
SAMI.T.L WINFREE &. IK). C. WILLIAMSON will, und. r
j the firm of WINFREE Jt WILLIAMSON, continue lo do a Com
mission Business at th?*ir old stand in this city. They solicit the
|k-itrt>ua?e of their friend.*, and tin: customers of the late lirm of
j W. W. & Co. and of such of th;* customers of the late tirm of
H. W. >?; Co. as may determine to have their business transacted
| in this city.
| Jan. 2 ' 7.*i?2awlin
DISSOLUTION.?The co-partnership of Branch, H'infrrr \
Co., of this place, nnd IViufrrr, H'iiliamxon if Co., of Rich
mond, having this day expired by limitation, the same is hereby
dissolved. The names of the respective tirm* will be used only
so far as is necessary fur the settlement of the business of the
late concerns. THOMAS BRANCH,
SAMI El. WINFREE,
Jan. 1, I? 10. ' R. C. WILLIAMSON.
COMMISSION llolSE.
npiIE subscriber appreciates the confidence of the Planters and
? Dealers in Product.*, manifested to tin- late concern in which
IjO was a I'ari ncr.
From this date l.e w ill continue a General Commission Business
at tin Old Stand of li<aath. l\ u'frc %\
THOMAS BRANCH.
Petersburg, Tan. 50, ]e' W. 7"i?-^ro
T,-" \ RMKRS? I'.A.NK OF VIUUI.N! \._A -ii> i.lei..! of thin dol
-* lats per share lia? (teen drrlared out t.f tie- proflts since :tri!
June last, when (he untitle.!.elnuter was aecepted: out of which
tjie State receives 'Jj nuts per snare upon the new stock, so that
the holders thereof will receive only ?3 7."> a share.
A div idem! to be paid to holders of old stock, of three dollars
per share ha.s been uetiared from the continzent fund.
J. (>. BLAIR, Ca-hirr.
Jan 11 70?2w
w
rpilE EXCHANGE BANK OF VIRCINI.A has declared a .li
?l vidi nd of 3 [t.-r cent, for tlie last ti months, subject to a de
duction ?tf one-fourth [tor cent, for the bonus.
This ollic<- will pay ??urii stoekliold-rs as resitle in t!os city or
el i-'.vh. re, who have been ac< u.-tomed to receive their dividends
her<. a.-- stH>ii a-' the li-t is recei\ed from the parent Ftanli.
W. 1'. STROT21ER, Cwh'r.
Jan 14 77?Cw
j>A.\K OF VIRGINIA.?The president and Pir>-rtors have de
? * cl.tred a dividend of the profits inat have accrued since the
3rd June last, of three per cent, u inch, after reserving according
to I iw, a (jTirier of one pt-r cent, on the shares subscril>od since
that period, will be paid to the shareholders on application.
A. ROiilNSO.N, Jr., Cuk'r.
Jan 14 77?4w
rrOODI.AWN FARM FOR SALE.? Having 'concluded to
' ihange niy residence here for the western country, where
... -t of my family are located, 1 oiH r ibis vulunld' estate forsalc.
It is situated alK>'it one mile east of Kingsport, Sullivan County,
East Tennessee, immediately on Istage road trading from
Knoxville to Abingdon, Ya. It contain* uleint l.'jno or 1,3 "Jarres
oi Land, of which about *2.*>n acres are cleared, and in cimmI condi
tion: and of this portion of tin land, about loo acres are bottom, or
creek Ion grounds; a large jH-rtioii of the traet is good arable land,
and well timbered: it is ahutida'itly watered with good pure wa
ter, having some twelve or fifteen never-failing sprints upon it.
The waters of some of those springs lit w b gefher and constitute
a ?tr' am of water suflicient to op--r.il ? a large tlour and corn anil;
w hich mill has been In use sone- si\ or s -vvn years, and is a source
of cotisidcnible revenue, and in g<i?d repair. The mil! is conve
niently situated near the main staue road, and about iu tin* centre
of i he vario'is improvements on t'?< estate. Th<- ft ream on which
tne mill >- located, intersects the Reedy Cr>-r-k at right angles a
few hundred yards below the mill and near the stage r.md. it is
believed, thai few farms in East Tennessee present eipial facilities
to thi1 farmer ami grazier. The biii!,lin?s on the esiate. are a con
venient mansion housi-, smoke house, carriage house, a large
frame staid-, two Miv frame cri:>s, witii a large- pas.ate between
them, a hewed log wib, a large frame barn, overseer's house, und
a number of cabins for s|n\v?.?The road leading from the upjM-r
|Kirt of Kentucky, through R.issell and Scott couytie*, V irginia,
mid throur.h Tennessee to Ncrtli ("aroliiia. crosses the Knoxville
and AbiiiL'dnn stage road in ilo midsl of (lie estate?at point of
ilie roatl's intersection, a large two-tory brick tavern house is in
prosresj, tint not yet liui.-!>? '!, and a farm store house. Ttiis is one
oi" the most public coiui'y !?? nrk?n- in Ka-t Tunne*??, nnd nil ex
rellent site for a store and tavern stand, and situated not more
than four or five miles from Mi-Henry's Mineral Springs, in con
siderable repute; and w hich the proprietor, as 1 am informed, in
tend* fittiug for the reception and accommodation of visitors. Any
gentleman of enterprise and capital, may do an extensive farming
and mercantile business-, independently of the tavern ami mill.
I have a<iuunt.ty of the Morus Multieaulis, or China Mulberry,
growing on the premises; a large ipiant.tx of Iron ore may beoii
taiiied on the promises; also a ipmntit) of beautiful Marble, with
convenient wat.-r power near the tpiariv to manufacture it. Ii is
not easy to exhibit in the compass of tin advertisement all the ad
vantages of tlie location, tptaliM and improvement* of this valua
ble estate offered for sale. Those w ho desire to purchase, will
examine for themselves.
For term of sab; anil particular- concerning the estate, applica
tion may be made to uivst If on the premises.
mood irvunc
Wood lawn, near Kingsport, East Tennessee.
Jan 14 77?1m
7 M.I WiLEJ AMBS RIVER I.\ND I? Hi SALE IN SI RRY.?
* Will be soltl to the highest bidderat Surry Courthouse, on the
!!!i Monday in Febriiaty next, under tie- will of the late James I).
Edwards, that valuable Farm known by tin- name of fip'ro, lying
immediate!-, on James river, the late residence of the said dec*d,
. -r mti, mitts to. 1.1 tin* Con rt lio*! -c, containing upwards of
1,00U acr.'s?the greater part of which is as valuable as any land
:n th:-county,, is well ad.ipted to tic gnuvlh of all the different
clop- usually grown in this part of the country. A large portion
of this trac! is densely covered with limber-trees ami wood, of va
nous kinds. Marl on this farm is in great abundance, of the finest
?psal'ty, convenient to every field, and quite accessible. That
p-irt oi" the land marled two and three yours ago,in a high state
of improvement, iilu-tratiug the important advantages to be de
rived ftooi its use. 'I'lu-re is a large marsh attached to it, from
which any quantity of Hay may be cut annually. The ipiantity
of wood on this farm is immense. The biddings arc sufficient and
comfortable for a large family. At the same time ami place will
b. -old another tract called Karli Spring, conlainini! '.?11 ai res,
w ithin two or three miles of the rivtr,_ and live oi six from the
? '..a it house. On this tract also, marl of good quality is abundant,
'cine convenient for use; and a quantity of wood and pine timlwr.
The'title to both tracts is unquestionable?Mr. John R. Fitchett,
\\ ho resides within a few miles, will show the premises to any
person who may call on him.
A credit of one and two years will be allowed the purchasers
ismn executing lionds with appnwed security, nnd deeds of trust
up?u the property to secure the pavment of tlie purchase moncv.
P. T. SPRATI.EY,
T. N. DELK,
.Ji/mV.f with tAr will ann'xrj.
Jan It! 7S?-Jaw lw
{?/? ThtNew York TvenV,? ro?t will insert the above 3 times,
and sentl tleir bill to this office-^ collection.
IVTOTICE.? 7'o cur rrirnii<, C^^/nrrt, antl I'if Public.?Having)
1* determined to wind up our Grocery business, and to'
I devote ourselves exclusively to a gene 7vsj/1|njnj<sjon i.tisiiu-ss, for
the bale of all kinds of produce "n" "K'Wliae generullv, we
: t'ir-r for sole low- for ca-!i or goou pais > (>^.nuij||jng stork of
I Groceries, Cotton"Y^rns, &c., constst ..^ , -sual variety.
We shall be prepared to make hbernl ^ prod-ice and
other .?ro|M rty no.wlh ;n hand. One ot u ...oW at the To
bacco Warehouses daily, and particular attention w diH
business confided to our management. .?nrr,t.i
Jan 7 [74-?awfiw] D. A.vDERSO^
TAMES R|VER?& KANAWHA COMPANY.?* a meeting^.!
tb?* l^rrHiilrnt and Drffrtor* of til*- Jamw Kiver aid Kanawha
Company, on the 19th rvccniber, 1K39, .
Kcolrr.1, That the Secretary be instructed to giveV'iM:c notice
that the interest on the Company's post notes shall ct^tinue until
thrv arc |?aid.
Extract from the records. l
W. R. CHITTENDEN,frcrrriirtf.
n.r $i 69?ywxiiv
Dec 24
LEWIS HILL,
rrcdutc Commi^;^ya'aer"canti
^ wuii.'s grain on * out negroes, rents outhouses
C? collett/i a"d adjacent counties, ?eis and
buy? Stock*. Offiee oy*r Jarnej H. Ratcliff'e i Co.
Dec 94 W?2aw-4wltvOm
IIL subscriber respectfully inform- rilv and ccuntn Httl d-aler*,
tiMil lie i:' now manufacturing for ill- ensuing spring treie,
m nf''r a-rrr,ni' ".! than If ha* li-r-'-if'.H- olfd-d In lue
puiin. I dry will consist of (lie various qualities. colours, and
n"w From arrangement* h- ha* recent I v mail
w Hi! m York, he will be enabled I., pitoent
hi thai'dly0""''* n,'"e"1 '"-vle*> directly their being started
lie uoubl remind his wholesale ami retail customers, Ihnt hi*
l.ii* 'ir. "I '"* own nuiiiui'uc.tiire, maile in Richmond l<v wotkiu. n
' *'A!-r?'ii??, and of iIk ven best materials ii.i
|inrtetl In this cci.'iitry.
Hi- |?rir?;-. wholesale and retail, will |1P found tol,e a- low a - at
an> umiiilliK'ton at the North-ay the . ? , f niamif.n ;,ma?
is .... creator lo r. th-r^ v. !t|, ,h- oxer,.C ;!l, fr. ifM on
Hi- raw material from New \ ork to Richmond, which in hut a
traction.
II- al-o k-eps nti hand a supply of Hatte:'* material*. p'trclia*cil
at the liiipoil-r.*, u in. I. w ill l.e -old I.Us ay. at a verv Miinil advance.
Store oj.|K.>ili- the old Market. " JOHN Dt'OLEY.
p.-fU.ir: ne',ooi. AT bfkkeville, prince edward
? u.il \1 \ . \ \ ? Having engaged the scrvice* of Mr. Win. I!.
reatnerstnii, w ho |?\ birth is a I'ir^iniai, lind has hu't'li educated
by a \ irginin o I'll rm mi, (Wiiiiam (1. Harrison, Esq., of Am din
County,) I f cl satisfied in icriunmendiiig him in Use public a.-a
tearlu r of lis- English, Latin and Greek languages.
The lir?l session of this school w.ll commence on the 15th dav
of rrhruary next, and end on the 1 J>:it dav of Julv. 'J'he second
session will r,.mm-iice on the 1st day of Aucu.-t next, and end on
the 20th December, ItMfl.
Tkhms |H-rsession, including board, tuition, &c., payable in ad
vance, V'->.
I shall he prepared to take u. and nccomnewlat" eight or ten
hoarder* ' FAMCEL P. IH'RKE.
BurkeviHc, li th Jan.. lf-50.
J:i" '9 70?SawtlSF
I AMBS Hl\111* A.VIJ KANAWHA C<AIPANY.? At a Meeting
ol the President and Dire-tors of the James River and Kanaw
ha ( oinpanv, on the ioth January , 18-Jfl:
Iir;:vlrrd, 1 hat llii' Secretary h." authorised to exchange the
Bonds ot the Com.-iany guarant-ed by the State, f .r all I'..-'
Note-ot the Company, of dales previous to the nil.,. .on of thin
re.-oliilioti.
Extract from the record*.
, B. CHITTENDEN, Secretary.
Jnn lh 79?2aw2w
NOTICE.
A ''I- persons Indebted to the Estate of Denning W. Kelly, dec.,
* arr respectfully requested Li make pavnient without delay
and those bavin? claims nv'tni^t the .-atne, will please present tin m,
prop<-i!\ autJicniicait il, fur payment.
mull ||. KELLY,
Kircutur of /fruiting H\ Kfllu% licc'J.
Nan^finontl County, Oct tiither. 1?39.
Dec. I t fi;_w?w
HKIST.M AS.?The attention of the public is re?prrtfulh iuvit
eil to exnuiitie the pr-at variety of Ciii:istm.?s Present.-, tlir
subscriber has for sale. They consist of even variety, calculated
l.< -nit the ara\e and the say. lit- Mock of I looks and fancj ar
lie!,-- for hi* juvenile friends i- very extensive, and selected with
a view to pica*e. It would be iiupossibl ? to slate in an advertise
m< i.t Ins \ iriet); he will then lore pres. lit a few of the most promi
ueiit items, which con: i_-t of conic of the most -pi, udid Euclisli
ami American Annuals ever published. Alsv, Ent lisli pock, t edi.
tion? of tile IWt*, elegantly bound. \l-o, a a cndles- varien ..|
l:.v>k>. hnml'omely bound, suitable for present* ; and a si-U udid
as?eit:!.. |?I of Eanry t.'ouds.
liook of the lloudoir 1he Oriental Annual
Beauty's Costume The Magnolia ?
Heath * Book ot Beauty lining** J,air!scape Annual
I .ally'.* Album fhe Girl'.* Book
'"?Titian Tourist Portmii Album
Hie Ceni The Token
Lnr.clsrnpr Atlmtic Souwuir
'IximL'T'* Annual Tuur Tin* Knst^li Vunnal
J'1" Keepsake I.ifcraiy Sotivriiir
I h?* Naval Annual 'Vunnc !?aily'it Himk
1 he Keepsake 'jlf'.iniiiirs Xaturc
Our V\ ltd I lowers Ir.f;int'.-Journal
Young Man's Library Young Lilly's l.ibrarv
Ml*c. llaneous Thotifht* Heath's Pi. turcsoue Annual.
I lr- Ir.t
Bibl--. Prayer and tlvmn P.M.k*, in splendid fancy binding: la
dies. riting Desk-, Mother of Pearl and Ivorx Caul Cases, boxe*
ot .?la.iu.- Sh-lls, g!a*s jrw. Irv Boxe*, i legaut Aibunis, .Musical
Bnvi'.?, Head I urs. > and iSeticuIr*, beautiful Pirn iHnor.-, lwm r\
j Stand*, Crices. Battledores, and Cornclhs, &c. Ac.
RICHAltD D. SANXAV,
? Bookseller, Stationrr and Dealer in I'ancy Goods.
Dec 21 ' ,;9
^ II if I; EON \ I M.E SEMINARY.?The i verci-. s of the third
session of this Seminary will U- resumed on the r.th Janua
ry next. J in- plriii ot Instruction will atroid an extensive rour e
embracing the various classical a.itliors, and tl. most useful
I.ran-he* oi Mathematics. From several year* of practical e.\|N
ri-m r in t> :ir|iing. Iiavin; appli? tl hinisi If- !o-ely ;?> siu^;.-s nnd
Irom tin test of | in I.I ic examinations, tin iiiiilr-jgl'-il feel- an as
surance anil confidence, :1ml student* in tins institution r an |?.
t!i!ir?.ug!.l> and propi rl> instructed in their . I i-,ical ai .piir. ui. nl-,
a ml j.i. |..?ie(i lor ii.'."s-ar> t..|j.iiu -- trans t. Ii..us. ns i r: an\ similai
institulii.ii in Hi .--i-.t". And in pr -ci.tin-t the in-titutioii t , i u',
tic I'llroliage, III.* iiiideisi'.'i!. .| i|.. i.;s i( n.,. ne;:i.i - r l i i-v.." --
Ins views mid Opinions u;i:ui the subject i f tencbing. II- d-'"m
it i -*? nt i;.l on t.'i.- p':rt of the t.-ai tier, lit-: in make him "If :,r
?lliailited w ith tile dis|K>silioii nnd rap.n::y of Ibe pupil. If til."
< u|incity or perception of the pupil be iinreroly and sl.nv t . . ..in
pr. Iielnl, the teacher i>m?t be jwiti-nl nn.l sloiv in iinpiutiiijf i..i',.r
mati.ui, i how.'ver keeooig the mind cb^elv exef^i-ed, and Oie
fully avoiding t.-i fall :n the. thcr extreme, tiia! lie mind mav pro
perly comprehend the matter. When the faculties of the'mind
are properly trained b\ a svstem of rea*oningand thinking, there.
h> developing it*i lf, it will enlarg" and . xpani! according to'l e
application and |? rsever.inc? of the student. If indii-tn and an
[ plication be wanting on the part of th- student, the t. ae'licr mil l
use m< an'adapted to the dispr>sitioii to etTcct the object. If rhe
iiiind lie dear and comprehensive, added to industrv and applica
tM.it, tin task to instruct is not un;.| a-ing.
! The undersigned observe-. il|.-,i Jii- s,"||.,o| n-il| lie governed by
sound and win le*ome di.-cipline, Hint he di *igns to lead rather
ll.a.i lor< ? the mind, but coercive mean- will !i ? reported to, if ne.
cessity r-fiuire it. The undersigned fmther observe-1.. Ins pat
ron-and tii' lids, that Ji i * school I he picsent vear, has been librral
Ij supported nnd patroni-cd. and rests ? lib contii! -nee ir
further supi.ort and encouragement, and trust- that how. v. r for
tine ma) irown or l.ivor, that merit will net be unrewarded by a
liberal public.
'lY.r.ui?Hoard for the scholastic year of Ifl months, S'70. Tui
tion for the classics, fir the high, r branches oi' English,
for the minor hrancl.-s, J. J. <;RE(!<>.
Sturgeonvilic, Brunswick, Dec. I'i. 07?tf
IT1 Hi t A I ION.?1 have establir iied on my Farm, in the C-lintv
<.f James city, alrout l*J mil is from Williamsbure. and about
one mile to the west of the main slice road, a .Male and 1'omal"
Seminary, to which I Dt g b av- to' unite th.: attention of t!ie
public.
I he school Is located in i neigliboihood which is as proverbial
lor its healthiness, as its inhabitants are remarkable lor their cor
rect moral habits.
The -ession of this si liool will consist of ten months, comm. nc
ing on tlfr tir-t of January, and terminating on the 15th of Dccem
b-r?allou hig the monlh of Augmt. and one half of Julv for vr
cation.
The Institution tx ill be entirely under th- direction of Mr. C. J.
D. Pry or, and such other teachers as he may n-socinte with him.
The subject* to I? taught are Spelling, Beading, Writing, '
Arithmetic, Geography, lliMot,, English (?ramu.ar, Composition
Rhetoric, Is-gic, Iiilellei iui'l ami Moral Pli.l.iscphv, Political j
Economy, chemistry, Nntural Philosophy, \?trononiy, Alg. lira,
ti-ouietry, Trigonometrx', .Mensuration, Surveying and the Greek
and Latin Languag-s.
The teacher has all the instruments requisite for instructing Ills
pupil- in the practical part- of Mathematics and a Ch- mical and
Philosophical Ap;>aratiis sulliciei.lly extensive to. illustrating ?ome
of the most in.poitant principb s of these s..[i;nces. If their parents
w ish it, he will also furni.'h hi.i [.uj.ils, upon tin most rcasnual.r
l. in.-, ?? it!i all tli- 'irwlt* and stationary u hicli lliev may r-ipiir-.
'I he. tpeii.? i.f a wlieb's.- ion, iio lulling Hoard, Tuition, and
Medieai attendance, will b: only I."?U, payable semi aunualU in
loliance. II n pti|el enter tlie Hclioul at the couino'iifviii"!.! of a
!M?ion. lie ? ill I.;, rliargea!)!.- witli lie- ??sje. nses of the wlml. !
sion, wheiher lie rtend or not; if after the session shall have,
commenced, only from the time of entering to the end of the sc?- i
sion.
1 have made arrangement* to accommodate, in a manner.;
which I think will give entire satisfaction to the public, about fifty
boarders, and will enlarge the establishment a* it may becouje ne- J
i cssary. The female pupils will live in the same house with my !
family, and will receive every attention which their situation mav I
require. The male pupils will reside on a s. parate lot, with the
teacher, and will be at all time- und; r hi.' care a:id direction. j
To those w ho are unacquainted v. itli the qualidcati.-ai.; ol" Mr.
Pry or, as an iii-tint tor of youth, it may be proper to stnte il.at he i- !
a gradual ? of William and Mary College, has been en"-??cd in
"ieacliii:g the young :d?n hnw t.> /Ihk.i," for twelve years. I "great
er part ol winch time lie has been the princi|wtl : cher of the
Hampton Academy,and that under hi*ii'.imiiiistratioii, that insti- i
r-V*'* l,n.# Hiiuri-hid more lii'.uriantlv than i; ever did before, and !
has acquired a repulalioii. anroau. wnicn u .o-.., A,..,j^.'.i' j
Mr. Pry or has now voluntarily lesicned the situation which he held' I
in th:- Hampton Academy, to take charge of this Seminary, leaving
the Acad, mt in a high stale ol prosperity, and hi.s pain.us ami I
friend: in grief nt his departure from among them. It has been j
i hough! advisable to introduce int.. this notice, tin- testimonials of I
qualifications given Mr. IVyor bv the fiicullv of William ~:.d Mnrv,
and a I. tier wloch has been kindly tendered to him by hi > patrons |
in Hampton. The names of hi. patron* are too numerous for pub
lication, and have therefore been omitted.
JOHN T. SEMI'LK.
James City County, Nov. 23,1?30.
?XVilliani nnd Mary College, Hist Dec., 1 P.V.
Wc take pleasure in bringing to the* notice of t.'ie public, as in
all resjjj'cts deserving their most favorable opinion, the Academv
at Ilaiiipton iu Eli74il.. th City County, under the supcrinteniiance
of Mr. C. J. D. Prxor. a graduate of this institution.
Froui tin' intimate persona! acquaintance of most of ns, w ith
th- very l.igli character and attainments of Mr. I'rvor, nnd the op
portunity aiTorded to all of us in j.nig:- ol some ol' jus pupiis who
have nttended this College, xvc have no licsitaliou to give it as j
our opinion, that the Academy over which lie presides, is inferior .
lo no Seminary in Virginia a* a preparatory School for all tl.ede !
partmeuis ol"Collegiate instruction, and that it is in. Ir... r. aiarka- !
ble for the gthid de|K>ttn)ent than for Ihe proficirni v of the pupils. '
T. R. DEW, ' i
President and Prof. Mor. ar.d Polit'l Philosophy.
RO. SAL'NDEUS, I
Prof. Mathematics. j
B. TUCKER,
Prof. Law and Government.
DABNEY BROWNE, I
Prof. Humanity.
JOHN MII.LINGTON,
Prof. Chemistry and Nat. Philosophy.
Elizabeth City Ccsinty, 1639.
Dear Sir?Tho undersitmcd, your friend* and patrons, hearing
with deep regret your pnrpose of resigning tii- presidency of the
Hampton Academy, cannot allow your departure from among
them without tendering to yr.u such an expression of their f. el
ing.? as the occasion demand*.
\Ye deem it but simple justice to say to yon that in discharg-1
ingthe delicate and responsible task of ine"tn:ctor of youth, you 11
have given us all the satisfaction we could ask. L'nder your "mi-' (
lion our children and wards have received the highest nmount ofi ,
moral ami intellccttial improvement, and under your auspices our ? :
Acadcmy has obtained a degree of popularity and pro-|ierity alike J '
t^morable to yourself, and in many points of view, advantageous . ]
'^ji* community. / j ,
mv tHil12 to I'10 unexampled prosperity of the Hampton Acad.<-'
?nV j^vattracting to it the youth from various and distant rcgi-1 1
youth |,n\c admirable system cf instruction under which our <
iiient yoiiA" ""'^"mily and rapidly advanced, wo cannot but la-1 i
we doubt not^"'r:lwa' our fnrTlr"l|nity as r. public loss;?so,
cause of correct $2" t,c rr?ardcd bJ' ai' among us who value the ] <
nieni, and adv-ince^?1'0"' an<1 u i,? Would promote the improve- t
In entprinn ...^? '"v.charucttr ol our countrx-. ji
sure vou our beit wi-lnSkr'1"31'""' -vo" farr^'xv,lh rou, we as-1
which vour nmf--iiion i k'! a" tDf>t success and happiness to i
tie yon. P^^"?'onul abif<>. ,nd private vjrtue f0 eaU. i
tocTb?,"";??"""? *? "* ?'<"??=?"".i <
' ' u,,. K
Tw ty-sixtii c on<:it i:ss?i-t si:ssiox.
\ IN SENATE.
Tuesday, Jtinuurij I-J, 1-10.
The C1IA1K submitted a communication from the
Secretary of War, in reply to the resolution inquiring
whether Rock Island was still occupied by the Govern
ment as a military post; which was laid on the table,
nn'l ordered to be printed.
Also, a memorial from certain citizens, praying a re
duction in the r ites of pontine; which was referred to
I)it* Committee oil the I'a.-t Oilier and Posi l>OiI(lf.
.Mr. ALLEN presented the memorial of the president
and directors of the Portsmouth and Columbus T urn
pike Company, and citizens of Portsmouth, praying tor
nn appropriation of public lands ly ing in the counties ol
Scioto, Pike, and Ross: which was referred to the Coin
I mittee on Public Lands.
Mr. HO A N E presented a petition ofcitizens of Prince
William comity, Va., praying n reduction of the rates of
postage ; which was referred to the Committee on the
! Post "Office and Post Roads.
Mr. LINN presented a petition from citizens of Ore
i goii Territory, praying Cffhgress to take possession of,
i and extend their jurisdiction over, that remote quarter
? of our Republic. Mr. L. said, as it was the first peti
j tion which had been presented from the distant Ore
! gon Territory, and as it was exceedingly well written,
i and presenti'd a lively picture of the commercial and
I otlu-r advantages of the Territory, he would, with the
' permission ol'tlie Senate, read a portion of it. After
the readinff, it was, on motion of Mr. L , referred to the
Select Committee on the Oregon Territory.
! *,jr. L. also presented the memorial of fifty-four citi
1 zens of the State of Missouri, on the same subject a*
' tile foregoing; which was referred to the same com
mittee.
UWLITION OF IMPRISONMENT I'ult DEBT.
Mr. NOR VELL, in pursuance of notice, assied and
' obtained leave to introduce a bill supplementary to the
ant to abolish imprisonment for debt in certain cases.
Mr. N remarked, that, at the last session of Congress,
a bill had been passed into a law, providing: "that no
person shall be imprisoned for debt m any State, on
process issuing out of a court of the U. States, whe.e,
bv the laws of siteh State, imprisonment for debt litis
b'rrn nhulisluil." The object of this act was to make
the Federal laws conform to the laws ol the several
Stall's, in relation to this impcrtaut subject. He had
understood, that the art Iuid received a construction in
one of the courts >f Michigan, by which it was decided
to be inapplicable to such ol the States us had, alter the
; passage of our law, abolished imprisonment for debt.
No matter what State might have subsequently abo
lished it, the Federal law "would not, agreeably to the
decision in Michigan, conform to the changed law ol
j such State.
He was not disposed to question the correctness ol
I the decision to which he had referred, it was, how
j over, known to evcrv Senator here at the time, that the
act of Comm.-. was intended to embrace all the States
? in which imprisonment lor debt had, at the time ol it
i pnssa-'e, ceased to exist: and also, all tin* other Slates
i which might, ofler that date, pass laws to abolish it.?
I One State had since done so: and as it was now certain
I that a difi'Tcnce of opinion existed as to the proper
construction "four act, it was the purpose "f the sup
plement which he had submitted, to provide f.>r the ap
plication of that act to all the States which have abo
lished, and which mav hereafter abolish, imprisonment
. for debt, lie called "the special attention of tlie .ludi
ciarv Committee to the subject, with a hope that they
would bestow a favorable consideration upon it, and re
port the bill at an early day.
, The bill was twice read, and referred to tiic Loin
j mittee on the Judiciary. _
Mr. ROANE, in pursuance of notice, asked and on
' taincd leave to bring in a bill to authorize the payment
of equitable commissions to the agents or attorneys of
persons in \.hose favor awards have been made under
! three several treat es between tin- I'nited States and
' certain foreign powers, which awards have been retain
ed in the Treanurv in payment of debts due to the I .
Slates; which was'read twice and referred to the Cnm
mittee on Finance. . . ,.
? Mr. NOtlVELL, from the Committee on the 1 unlic
, Lands, reported, without amendoient, the bill makinjr
: grants of public lauds to certain Stater, for purposes of
I internal improvement.
1 [The prtcise object of this bill, is to grant donations
' of lands to the ether new States, equal in quantity to
' tiiose which have heretofore been granted to t!i% State of
' Ohio, for purposes of internal improvement within their
' respective limits ] .
Mr FULTON, from the Committee on I ubhe
Lands, to which was referred
| The bill to authorize tin* Legislature ol the State ot
! Arkansas to sell tlie lands heretofore appropriated for
the use of schools in that State: and
A bill to pr-jvide for tin- defence ol'tlie Western bor
ders of Loirs-ana, Missouri, and Arkansas; reported
the same without amendment.
Mr. KINO said he would call the attention of the
Senate to the fact, that in conscquencc "1 the resigna
tion ofthe Senator from Tennessee, [Mr. W hite,] tin re
Was a vacancy in the Committee on Indian Afi.ur.->. j
That went Ionian was its chairman. The usual course
of thiTSenate in such circumstances was to appoint
the next named in order as chairman. He therefore
moved that Mr. Sevier be appointed chairman or the.
Committee oil Indian Affairs, and that the Chair ap-1
point a member to fill the vacancy on that Committee;;
which was agreed to.
The resolution" submitted yesterday, by Mcs.rs,
c\" HO UN NOR\ ELL, PRESTON and S.MIT II of
Inrti'ana, were severally considered, and agreed to ?
The VICE PRESIDENT having announced as the
?pec'ial ord r the bill to provide for the collection, sale- j
keepin g and transfer of the public money?
Mr OL \Y of Kentucky sn.!: I rise, Mr. 1 resident,
to make a suggestion to the honorable chairman of the.
Co?-nittee on Finance, i he importance of this bill ?
,,,'ne Will contest; the great extent of its consequences j
r.o one can doubt. In addition to t.ic occurrence in tins
|,.idv vesterdav, (the resignation oi -lr. \N bite,) tin?
Senate is now'wanting live of its members. 1 .i.s, I
be'ieve, is without example in the history of Ji.s j -.
vorm. ei Five lem-Utive bodies have not elected
ard returned their members to this House.^ And we;
know enough U. know that in no instance i.at it been :
the fault of the People, and in every instance it has
Kw?U. bodiM.flh.
v-re charged with the election of Senators, have been ,
unable to a2rec as to election of Senators. Ol these (
S'-iti-- three are among the most important in t u i
Union', and one of them so important as to obtain the |
denomination of the Empire State, which last will
send a Senator 1'rcvh from the People, and ex press, nr
ihe wishes of the People of thai State, and we hope ,
it will be so from the others who will send members;
htTh-se. sir, are t!,e facts; and the want of Senators !
from five of the States, the importance of the measure
itself, the necessity of a full consultation, and the be-j
nefit to be derived from those counsels, those lights on
the subject which are all-important to portions ?f til's j
bodv seem to recommend that the bill should not be
considered at this time, even if we did not know that ?
the other House is in a condition which imposes no ne
cesssitv of action here on au important measure. L
this bill should be passed to-morrow here, it would be j
weeks before it could be taken up in the other House. \
Taking all these circumstances into view, I trust that;
the honorable chairman of the Committee on Finance,
anil the Senate generally, will acquiesce in the post- (
ponement of this measure. ,
Sir, I am quite sure the Senator from New tori mns (
he most desirous that his colleague may be with him on j
this occasion, that be may have the a:d and counsel of,
his colleague, coining as lie does from the people which ,
thev both represent. I trust, therefore, he will not nm\
press the consideration of this measure. There are
three or four of the States which, there i- a high degree
of probability, will in eight or ten days have elected
their Senators, and they will be on their way here.
Indeed, that event to which 1 have alluded as likely to
rive jreat pleasure to the chairman of the committee
will doubtless take place this week, or early in the next.
At all event, I hope I shall have the concurrence of the
chairman and of others in the suggestion, for I will not j
now make the motion, that the consideration of this bill j
be postponed to Monday week. . 11
Mr. WRIGHT said: I have no personal desire to; .
nress the action on this bill; but as a public duty, t j
must disagree to its postponement. As a member of. i
the committed, my action on the bill is a.ready dis-, <
jharred: and it is now for the Senate to decide for it- j
iclf, according to the sense of .what members are here, > 1
>n the measure under consideration. But I am not at <
ibertr to act in favour of any postponement. Tins is :
he fourth session of the Senate, regular and extraor- i
linarv, since this subject was first introduced; 1
?annot forget that the bill on two occasions passed this t
>odv, and both times it failed of consideration in t.ie
,titer body. There is a peculiar stato of things.^
he commencement of this session, and all g
lusincss is nearly a month back from >u usual *d- r
?ancement at this period of the session. I thenleave
t to the Senate when they will consider this great^mca
u^e. I have not calculated_ the comparative .wnjgh I
,f the measure here at this time and when the ^enate .
nil be full; but, from th? ?auaieratton of .he Senator
! himself, [ think there would he little change in that
strength if the Senate should be full. And I bclie\c
that, before three days will'have passed, 1 shall have
the consolation, and it will he a consolation, to ,avt
my colleague here with me, and "in that case lie will re
present truly, and in regard to this measure,what hi
believes to be the views and feelings ol those he repre
scuts: and it would relieve ine it' he were here at thn
moment. We shall then have made no great progress
in the consideration of the bill it we proceed to it now
and till that vacancy at least will bo filled. 1 was in
| structed to move the consideration of it yesterday, iron:
i which I was prevented, and I gave a week s n tice oi
; that intention.
.Mr. CLAY. It gives me great pleasure to hear tes
timony to the fairness of the course of the chairman n:
the committee, and it is every way worthy of h'tn, ant
highly reputable to him as Chairman of tie-' Committee
? on'Finance. I now understand him to say that, with
out the possibility of his concurring in the postpone
i ment, he now submits it to the Senate, as suggested
! bv me, and he adds nothing that can seriously oppr>s?
j the proposition for delay. Five of the States, and
' three of them most important, are now unrepresentec
1 here, and this fact is unprecedented, as far as my know
! ledge extends in the history-the country. It is verj
! true, as the Senator says, that this bill has not oeeu
: fully discussed: and it is very trnc, also, as stated bj
: him, that the usual business of Congress is bac.c b\
. one month. Still the considerations remain which
' first brought up; and no urgency here can acce.erate
1 'lie movement of the bill in the other House.
And while I am up, 1 will make another suggest,on
! In the course of two years past there has been u rever
' | sal?a change?a very great change?and not an unim
; portant one'is it respects the origination of importan
i measures. Prior to that time all such measure* origi
! nated in the House of the People, and tliev ought to d<
; so for the election of that House by the People ought
i to'be a restriction on us, and we ought to aim at aug
' menting and strengthening the power ol that body
' and that peculiar power which belongs to the I eople.oi
1 oui'ht to belong to them, and would, it the Oovernincnl
were dulv administered, of guarding the public I rea
. sury. We ought, I think, to see the propriety of sueii
hills originating with them. But if we now delay tin
consideration of this measure, I believe it will be toi
I the benefit of the whole States, five of whom are now
not fullv represented; and 1 trust the Senate, to whom
' the chairman of the committee has, with so much pro
priety, referred the question, will concur in the mo
1 lion which 1 now make, though only suggested More:
that the consideration of this bill be postponed till Mon
day week. I am happy that the chairman of the com
r inittee will enjoy the company of Ins colleague earlier
I than I anticipated, and I hope the two other great
?' States will be represented on this floor, and the kena
: tor from Michigan may be here before passing the bill,
if it should be postponed till that time.
1 have one remark in reply to the honoroble chair
: man. It is not essential only that his colleague, as
! well as other Senators, should be here simply to record
!Vea or nay on the passage of the bill, but he ought
?? f?. here during the whole discussion and the consi
deration of the amendments. In this, I trust, the Se
nate will concur with me.
Mr. WRIGHT. 1 have nothing more to say in re
ference to the time when the bill is to be brought under
consideration. Hut I will reply to one remark ol the
honorable Senator in reference to the introduction of
th<< hill into this body. I am bound to say that I con
cur fii!lv with him In the change, the great change,
which has taken place in the last ten >ears in the le
i "illation of the two Houses of Congress, and I agree
i with him thai this change is to he regretted. but, a?
t-r all, I do not think that the Committee on finance
: on this occasion arc to he charged with its author
I ship and introduction. This is not even an appro
priation bill. There is a small appropriation for carry
ing it into effect, hut not touching in any way the ra;s
; in" of revenue. But, at the first session ! was here,
i and it v"*s a short session, two most important lulls
vore ?>:\s^' (l,*oiio for the distribution of the proceeds of
I t iw' public lands, and the other the so-called compro
' mise bill; one of them with an appropriation most im
1 portant, and the other came at least very close on a 1>:II
i to raise revenue. Both these bills were introduced
! here by the Senator from Kentucky, and J believe II.at
was one great step to the change of which he c m
: plains. J do not say this in the way of censure, but to
defend the committee, and remind him of the circum
S Vlr. CLAV. In the first place, the honorable chair
man is inaccurate, though lie did not intend it, in r
to the character of this bill. If I am not m:stakcn,the
first section of it makes ail appropriation to an indefinite
| amount. . .
Mr. Wrioiit. There arc two or three appropriations
to carry the bill into effect. _
Mr Clav. But I am extremely indebted to him tor
: this opportunity to show the origin of those two mea
sures, so important to the country?the land bill and
the compromise bill. Sir, how did that land bill origi
nate? Has the Senator forgotten how it was thrown
; upon a committee, and the motives under which it was
thrown?on a committee of which I was a member.
Mr Wntorrr. That was before I was here.
Mr. Cf.ay. The history of it was this: Tlu? Com
mittee on Manufactures, in which interest I now take,
and have ever taken a most lively concern, was raised,
and some gentlemen entertained the extraordinary no
tion, that the sale of the public domain was a tax, and,
being so, was a subject appropriate to the Committee on
Manufactures, and should he referred to that commit-,
tee. Against this I expostulated, protested, and im
plored that thev would not send it to that committee,
of which 1 was a member. And what was the result
The political friends of the honorable chairman, unit:r._'
to a man, and apparently with a view to my personal
embarrassment, threw the subject on the Committee on
Manufactures. I then said, gentlemen, since you have
thrown this matter upon me, I will off coat anil go to.
work; and so I did; and the bill to distribute the
proceeds of the public kinds was the result. That was i
not a measure voluntarily assumed, and it was not in
violation of that spirit of the Constitution which 1 am |
happv to find the Senator regards as myself. I Up j
measure was thrown, literally forced upon me, and it.
was passed bv this House, and by a majority of more :
than two-thirds of the other House, sent to the rresi- j
dent, and (said Mr. C., striking repeatedly ami em-1
phatically on his pocket,) you know what became ol it,
afterwards. ,
In regard to the other, the compromise bill, looK at j
the state of the country at that time. A civil war was j
then threatening the country, and every measure had ;
fail-d of accommodating the unhappy difficulty in winch
it was involved. The House of Representatives was |
at a stand, in a perfect balk, incapable of motion. In ,
that state of things 1 proposed the compromise bill.? ;
But was it a revenue bill? Was it to raise or augment.
the tariff? No; but to reduce, to cut it down, but 11
waive this point. A majority of the Senate decided j
that it was not a revenue bill, such as must originate in ,
the other House. But to trace that bill in its progress
and final passage, while we were disputing it here, the i
House brought it up as an original bill on their part, in
its very words, passed it by acclamation, and when i .
first heard of it I was here upon my feet. It was then j
concurred in by the Senate, approved by the |
and became a law of the land. Such is the s'niple li s
lory of the land bill and compromise bill, and it the
Senator can make any thing out of it affecting the ar-j
gument or course which I now adopt, he is welcome to
the whole benefit. u
Mr WRIGHT. The Senator seems to con..der
what I said as a matter of charge against him.
Mr. Cr.AV Not at all. _i
Mr. Wright. 1 spoke of these things as matters of,
reference, and though they refer to the other body ot j
Congress, the only time that I was ever called to - j
der in my life was by the Senator from Kentucky for,
referring to that body. If it is now proper so to refer,
to it, the Senator will agree with me, that n'tsb
uess progress, it was never more efleictuallly t?*d p|
than now. [This had reference to Mr. C'.at p
lo.rv for introducing the compromise bill, t.iat
Hoiiee was balked and incapable of motion.] .
Mr WALKER here rose and expressed h.s BUrPn??
,h.l no"; for .In- first time. a motion had boon
delav action on an important ' .
States were not fully represented, and d? nicd the p -ssi |
^ Htv ofa Senator being returned in
l^^lu^^of^ Cl'y/^ndthat j
t contained the largest appropriation ever made; and
hat by the compromise bill, which was a revenue bill, -
he spirit of the Constitution, if not violated, was strain- *
?d to the very uttermost. , .. .n j
The ouestion was now put cn Mr. Clay a motion
tostpone the bill to Monday week, and deeded m the t
legative by yeas and nays, as follows:
W-McW Beta, Clay, (of Kj., Lla?""'hS"'' 'c
end-.,, Davis, Dixon, Ueniemn, Mrnick, PIclps, (
'rentiss, Preston, Robinson, Ruggles, Swnith, (ot Ind-t), f1
Southard, White, (of Ind.) 16. s
JS'ays?Messrs. Allen, Benton, Brown, Buci*nan>'
L< Calhoun, Clav, (of Ala.) Fulton, t?rundy, Hubbard,
? King, Linn, Lumpkin, Mouton. Nicholas,
? Pierce, Roane, Sevier, Smith, (of ? ?mn.) Strings
?' Tappan, Walker, Wall, Williams, W riglit, V oung?Jb.
So the Senate proceeded to consider t.ic bill. ^
Mr. WRIGHT explained and advocated the l?..i
? | briefly and statistically.
, Various amendments offered by tlic committee were
i' considered and adopted.
.Mr. BENTON, having urged with muca carii?>t!ic.s
' that the officers engaged under this bill ought to be
i men of l'amilv and respectability, entirely free trom the
f vexations and temptations of other worldly concerns,
and supported by Government in so tull ana li'aia a
- wav as totake from them the motive of the mere love
f of "gain, and of obtaining necessary support, moveo to
I, increase the salaries of the Receivers-General a! ->e\v
. York from $3,000 to $4,000, and of the other Recciv
? ? ers-General from ?2,500 to !j;3,tni0,
J Mr. WRIGHT made a few remarks on the high liv
I ine in Now York, and in favor of the $4,t?00.
. i Mr. DAVIS said he hoped these salaries would not
I be enlarged. He believed that ?3,000 or $3,500 waa
I as ffrrat a compensation as any ot the State officers in
. New York received, except tiie Governor. He har.
riurjje.d-on n former occasion that this Government
i ought not to make its salaries greater than those ol tne
? State Governments under similar circumstances. J tie
'? example was pernicious, and the mlluence ot it was
[1 bad in every respect. The Senator from New \cr.<
. had mentioned representations in regard to the expense
i of living .n New York city, which he had received
from tiiat quarter. But who was it tha'^ made tuem?
! Mr. D. conjectured that it was men who were inte
. rested in this matter, and wanted the greatest salary
t they could obtain. Mr. D. did not know any limit in
. this respect to the desires of those who wore living on
) the public Treasury. If you desire them to be ho
I nest, said Mr D.,"yoU cannot make them honest m
this way. It is a false principle, condemned by ml
experience. 1 shall not interfere with tins bill: the
' i committee may make it as they wish. But .1 am to
I! record my yea'or nay, 1 wish to have my opi.iion jus
] l,Mr WRIGHT said tin- Senator from Massachusetts
. | was right. The highest salary in New York, except
? ' that of the Governor, was oUO, and l'',s u3>
r! less even than the salarv of the Receiver-Geiie.-.l mw
,'in the bill. The Judges of the Supreme Court and
1 Chancery had ?2,000 But the consequence ol it was,
that the salary had driven from the bench several of t.ie
most valuable judges,because, with what property t,i. y
! had in connection with their salaries, they could not
.! live where thev were situated; they had lelt tje bench
land taken to clerkships, v.kich last olives were n>
i finitely the best of the two. No judge did or cou d
,| reside in the city of New York and support his family
! on his salary. .
I And then as to the sourcc of Mr. W. a advice to
which the Senator from Massachusetts had al.iu.ed.
II Mr. Wrigiit was not surprised at his inference: but 1:1
| this case he was quite mistaken. No mail, hi . r- ? *
recollection, liad spoken of that subject here; and Hi
did not recollect that any one had, but merchant in
New York, of whose politics Mr. \N ?"?*?* nut ,!"?;
i except the Attorney-General there, (Mr. Butler,) .-.i.d
I he could not be induced to take tins ohice ot Keceiver
I General at i?: 1,000. ,
Mr. DAVIS. True! They .have gone from the
: bench to clerkships. And why - This is another c.v
ample of the vice against which 1 have been e\;>o.> u
latino It is because a clerk receives more c Miipeiisa
| lion than a judge. In this respect our own legislation
is unsound. I suppose the quartermaster ot oneot \our
; ships often receives more money than your commodore
i on deck, who, if he could be so far debased, would In
come a victualler instead nf a conimander. ns < an
! not he riglit. And the inference is not sound, t.?:it> < :
I cannot obtain men of suitable qualifications uiness iej
receive an enormous sum of money. It you must thus
induce some of our distinguished men to .n ?< j t !
lice, what sum would you give r Do we not know t...
i some of them, high in the practice of tli<- law, are r. -
ceivin" Si'),000, and -?:2<>,000, annual.* I- '
this W-Tuld be no right graduation of your sauries.?
Nor are we to <ro on the notion ot supporting a tamiH ,
for if thr v L"> to work and set down all tl.e items deem
ed'necessary in a city for the support ot a family, no
' one can support a family on that theory. And yet none
of these offices go a begging, even lor the nnist distm
! guished men. And why Because they see the means
of support, and enjoy a compensation that sate-t.es
? them. And what is the reason that the states, who
.rive so low salaries in comparison with your*, jet til
i Their public offices in a respectable way. And what
better proof can vou have that your salar.es are more
than competent r Sir, you can never sat.slvn.cn -j,
> the lar~?ncss of their salaries, and on this subject I do
not know abetter rule than f, follow the practice of the
I' The question was now put on changing the salary of
the Receiver-General at New Wk from $3,000 to
$4,000, and carried in the affirmative by yeas and nays,
? 'is follows: i
' Yfag? Messrs. Allen, Benton, Brown, B"cl'ana"'
Calhoun, Clay of Ala., Fulton, Grundy, H?bbard,
Kinir, Linn, Mouton, Nicholas, Norrell, Ireston,
Roane, Sevier, Smith of Conn., Strange, lappan,
Walker Wall, Wright?-3. .
.Vtfi/j?Messrs. Belts, Clay of Kv? Clavton, Critter,
den, Davis, Dixon, Henderson, Lumpkin, Merr ck.
Phelps, Pierce, Prentiss, Robinson, Ruggles, *-rTm'
Ind., Southard, White of lnd., Williams, \oung-U.
The question now arose on the other division of ? Jr
Benton's motion, viz.: to ch:nge the jJar.e^ the
other Receivers-General, respectively, lrom fc-,ot,0 to
" Mr! HUB HARD said the Judges of these States
^Soutli Carolina and Louisiana) rcce.ved 8-^0? or
""m, DAVIS. I did net prrpose as a standnru the
safnrie3 of State Judges in particular, but ot the State
officers <renerallv; and I would ask the Senator lrom
New Hampshire, lu.w much the Judges ct his ov
StMrrCAU10UN rose to say, that the expenses of
living for the Receivers-General at Charleston cu^l..
at lt ast to be c*\ imrucd at
Mr ALL FN said he should vote against an increase
of the salaries r.f these officers, because it would in
crease the responsibility ot these points.
The question was now put on the increase of tli ..
laries of the Receivcrs-General at Charleston an
Orleans, from S'2,300 to $3,C00, and it was decided in
the negative by yeas and nays as follows:
1 cas?Messrs. Benton, Brow n, Bucnanan, Calhoun,
Clay of Alabama, Fulton, Grundy, Hubbard, King,
Linn. Mont N.chol.., N-rvnll, I .c?on, Itoann, Sc.
vinr, Slr;it.rfC, Walk.T, ?'?, ? ,-.?lllckT
V,/i/s?Messrs. Allen, Belts, ( lay Kentucky,
Clav ton Crittenden, Davis, D.vm, Henderson, Lump
ard Tiit)pan. White of Indiana, Williams, \oiui!. --
Mr IHCHANAN now moved as an amendment that
the salarv of the Treasurer of the Mint at 1 lnlade.ph.
should be increased from '-00, and that ot Hie re
surer of the Branch Mint at New Orleans from
each respectively to $2,.>00. ,
Mr. CLAY ol Kentucky, wished to wk of th? li
norable Senator vv I. it had been done at the 'lt ?
Orleans, and whether any coin had been made.
Mr. SEVJER asked the Senator lrom I ennsjhan.a
to move .*1,000 for the Treasurer at New Orleans.
Mr BUCHANAN. I <1? "ot 1,kc t0 raakc 11 nlot,on
ir. the face of a vole ol the
Mr SEVIKR then moved the $4,000.
Mr MOl'TON* spoke in favor ot this motion, and
mentioned the very 1,^1. salaries given_in
R,.mirks were made by. Messrs. >OK\LLIj,
VIER CALHOUN, and TAPPAX, understood to be
in favor of this motion, and also of a general retrench
ment, but not emphatic enough to be heard or ein^>d?.|
by the Re[.orter; and also by Mr. i.LNDLR.- J
'''.Mr.'BUCHANAN also insisted on his general rr-_
Tard to economy, he rarely voting for an in. rc?*'. f. '
salary,and yet he would vote for this, to get a suitable
Mr"sMlTH of Indiana,addressed thr House aga.nst
LhMPrrTsa.drhe must confess that the salaries propo*
-d bv this bill to the officers created by. , m ^ ^ l l
:ect would be to double every salary in the bill, as well
is that of all the officers of the Government. The Pre
ijdent now received 25,000 dollars; reduce the curren
y to metal, and the property and produce of the?oun
ry to a metaUic or specie standard, and you at ^ice
nable him to buy more of either, than doub.e what he
>otild buy at a currency valuation. So with regard to
II other officers who will receive their salaries in ip
iie The State officers will 6ink in the scale, and
n0tire to obtain Federal appointments will be increas
J proportion; as few, if any, of the Legislature, o*
States would be either bold or desperate enou

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