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K mi M O Ml K !* (| l i ll K It.
It give* us great pleaBuro to publish (lit; following pro
ceedings We earnestly call upon our Iriends in evory coun
ty of the State to hold meetings at once, and appoint dele
gate# to District Conventions, ?t the times and places spe
cified, for the nomination of suitable candidates for the im
portant office of Commissioner of Public Works. Thl*
Board will constitute the most influential power in the
Commonwealth, and it is of the first importance that it 6hould
be filled with Democrats of information, intelligence, experi
ence in business, and decision of character, moral and poli
tical. In the shott space intervening before the election, no
one can speak with more authority than the Democratic rep
resentatives in the Legislature, assembled here ? and ur
cannot doubt that their recommendation will be heartily rt
sponded to by the Democracy throughout the State.
It will be seen that in this, the 'id District, Staunton has
been recommended as the j>lucc, and the 2d of May as the
time, for holding the Convention, so as to allow all the coun
ties to have meetings on their court days to appoint dele
A convention of the Democratic members of the General
Assembly was held in the H.ill of the House ol Delegates on
Saturday, March 19ih, 1653
Oo motion of Mr. Deneale, Benjamin Bassel, Jr , Esq.,
wu called to the Chair, and on motion of Mr. Reger, J. M
H. Brunei was requested to act as Secretary.
On motion of Mr. Stovall, the following preamble and
resolutions were adopted:
Whereas the important election of Commissioners of the
Board of Public Works is required by law to be held at the
same time thai the spring elections take place; and, where
as, it is of the first importance to have selected as candidates
for said office, three good and Hue Democrats of know n ca
pacity upon whom all the parly may rally in their respec
tive districts; and lor the purpose ot organizing the party
throughout the State, ami lor die further purpose ol produ
cing harmony and fraternity, us well as concerted and uni
ted action, which is essential to success: Therefore,
Resolv. d, Thai this convention recommend to the Demo
crats of Virginia to hold meetings in their respective coun
ties and cities, as early as possible and appoint delegates
to a convention to be held in each District?thai is to s>y:
That the First District hold its convention in Lynchburg,
on Fiiday, the -2d of April.
That the Second District hold its convention in Staunton,
on the 2d of May.
That the Third District hold its convention iu Winchester,
on the 29th of April.
Resolved, That the Democratic papers throughout iIn
state, be requested to publish the proceedings ol ilii.i con
The convention iticn adjourned.
J. M. H. Bruset, Secretary.
Some straggling Southern Whig papers, which sup
ported. den. Scott, still continue to carp at the able Secreta
ry of Slate, as not sound upon the great question of the
Constitutional rights of the South. The Lagrange (Oa.)
Reporter is guilty of a double misrepresentation, when it
puts forth such ridiculous stuff as the following :
"Mr Marcy was one of Air. Van Buren's Cabinet, and
has long been an aspirant for the Presidency. He is, how
ever, a man that has a jjood deal of political knowledge, and
knew very well in 1333, and '39 how to make out his bill
against uncle Sam tor re-seating his "trouealoons," and
Other charges. His notions in slavery agree with those of
Martin and John luu Bur en "
Now, Mr. Marcy never wns a member of Mr. Van Bu
m's Cabinet, and he has been conspicuous as a consistent
opponent of the Wilmot Proviso. As to the "patch," New
Vork, and not the United States, fooled the bill- -and it was
done through a very amusing confusion of bills and vouch
ers, public and private.
The Nashville Banner also assumes to classify Mr. Marcy
as a free-soiler, whose sympathies and associations are with
those who are opposed to the compromise, including the fu
gitive slave law. We find in the Boston Poet the most con
elusive evidence to disabuse the editor of that paper and all
others who may entertain similar views - viz: two able and
manly letters from Mr. Many, written not for publica'ion,
but to a private individual who consulted him on the subject
The only pretext upon wim... ,v?... _ rP--?
as to the position of Ex Governor Marcy, is (says the Bos
ton Post) the relations alleged to have been formed between
Got. Marcy and the leading barnburners ol New York In
August, 1852, just previous to the meeting of the New York
Democratic Convention at Syracuse. The point at issue
then was, whether that Convention should endorse or repu
diate the compromises, especially the fugitive act. A dis
tlngulshed free-soilet wrote to G ?v. Marcy with a view to
urge upon him, as the only hope >i union between the two
sections of the Democracy of New York, the policy of in
duclng the Convention, as a compromise of opinions, to
pass over the fugitive law and the compromises, in silence.
To this appeal Governor Marcy replied in two letters. They
were written in the full confidence of private correspon
dence, and thereforo give us the entire mind and purpose ot
Gov. Marcy. At that period there was much doubt as to
whether the Baltimore Convention would affirm the com
promises. The barnburners and coalitionists of the North,
and many of the ultras ol tho South were urgently opposed
to engrafting the compromises upon the national Democratic
creed. There was great danger that the Democracy would
fall Into the error Almost the only State Convejjiif tf,at
had unequiyor?!' upon this aunjecT, was the Massa
chusetts Democratic Convention, held at Worcester in July,
1651. The resolutions of that Convention, affirming the
compromises, which wort* reported by Mr. Hailed, Iroin u
committee of conference, and distinctly adopted by the Con
vention, were as follows :
t> Resolved, That the Democratic psrty of thin Common
wealth, is a national and not u sectional party, and fully and
unreservedly adapts the resolutions of the National Demo
cratic Convention ut Bultimore, in 1S-13, as tho only true
Democratic creed.
The resolutions of dint Convention, reported by Mr. Hal
lett front a committee of conference, Itiily affirmed the com
promises. The resolution, referred to by Governor Marry
iji hit letter, was the following :
7. Resolved, That the Baltimore platform (of lS-l-j) cover*
and was intended to etnbruee the whole question <>l tdavery
agitation in Congress* and therefore w go for n faithful ex
ecution of, and acquiescence m all the compromise measures
teltltd by the last Congress".
This resolution subsequently was engrafted upon the Bal
titnoie platform, almost in ilie same form, eo that as early as
August, 1851, Governor Matey adopted and approved in ad
vance the precise creed of the Baltimore Convention in re
gard to slavery, and recommended it as the best form he
could suggest, for the New Yoik Convention of 1851. The
Baltimore Convention gaveiJS votes to Governor Marry for
President, of which -17 were cast by delegates froin South
? ro States These facts arc the most emphatic endorsement
of the soundness of Secretary Marcy's views on the com
promises, and they put to Might all insinuations that the op
ponents of llie Union, or the compromises or the Baltimore
platform, whether colling themselves Democrats, Whigs, free
?oilers or barnburners or coalitionists, will find any favor,
countenance or sympathy from the Secretary, in thedistin*
guished position lie cow occupies, in <he Cabinet of General
Lkuanon Springs, Aug. 16, 1851.
My Dear Sir,?1 regret my absence from home had pre
vented me from receiving your letter of 9th tilt, until yester
day. I em'nace the first moment of leisure to leply to it.?
1 was, 1 believe, among the first to desire, and one ol Hie
earliest to utke steps towards, the uni.>n of the democratic
party in this State. I did not suppose that the object could
be obtained without some yielding on both sides. If we ex
pect to act efficiently at the next und subsequent elections,
I presume the same policy inu.st be pursued. The Union if
not consolidated ? mere are ultra men in both sections ol
the party, and they may succeed in effecting whKt they pro
bably desire, an open end permanent disruption; but in that
case ihey can never have my co-operation or approval.
There are difficulties in our path, but 1 think they can be
overcome. They do not appear to me to be formidable To
restore harmony and consolidate our Union, wo have, it
seems to me, to do little morn than to retire on to our former
common ground, and to lay aside und forget, so, 1'arna it can
be done, till matters which led to our differences. We can
not, however, forget the laet, or uct without reference to it,
that we belong to a national democratic party, and cannot,
without renouncing that fellowship, either diiectly approve
or impliedly sanction anything that is essentially sectional
No man ever went further in sustaining this position than
Mr. Van Buren and Mr. V\ri*{ht, and no one more heartily
concurred with thim than 1 did. 1 am determined to keep
oo that ground while 1 occupy any.
The compromise measures >re gent rally regarded as dem
ocratlc measures, tn nearly all the states of this Union 1
am not aw ire thai there has been e. single democratic con
vention in any o! them, which has not spoken approvingly
of these measures. Our convention laet year did so, though
not with entire unanimity. Can that which is soon to as
aetnble do les? 7 Can it be silent on the subject without
losing its position as a part of the national democracy J 1
do not think it can. I go larthcr. I think it ought not to
BM! over the subject in silence, it will undoubtedly be
brought up (or consideration, and il a majority should refuse
to act, a minority will, 1 am quite certain, express its opin
ion on natiDnal issues, ar.d in this way the old fued will be
renewed. On the other hand, a majority of the convention
may, in the expression of their sentiments, embrace topics
and use terns which will be offensive to the minority, and
oauso secession. There is danger on both sides?and ;the
safe path- way is a narrow ono. 1 think, and indeed I sin
cerely hope, there will be s. genetal disposition ir. the con
vention to plsce itself on national grounds ?to show in no
equivocal manner its fellowship with the democratic part of
the Union; but 1 am very solicitous that it should do this in
a manner which shall not give olJeace to those who were,
and still ar?j, opposed to ?omo of the compromise nieu6ures.
Can Buch a eouree bo pursued 7 There is but one of those
measures?the fugitive slave hw?which is likely to cmbar
ras the procetdings of ihe convention. 1 think tbe practical
operation* ft that law have gone far to remove or abate tfio
opp'-sr.iua to if. At first its constitutionality was question
;>!; iiui Uu\v it is not m>, Iimiu cnusidri utile <\\triil. Ii w
ihen m pposcd It would endanger the ln<eity of tin* lr?e rnl
jrtd iii.'.c, but now 1 believe thai apprehension is luiic-li J< s
(?ti'vul. ni In lis practical i llei.t ji s ii? im>re than it
was intended in do?secure to elaveholdeis tin: lnn< lit <?! that
provision ol tho constitution requiring the surrender of lugi
live slaves, l! this be so, it really does no more than ti
curry out the old and revered doctrine of the democratic par
tv - tho maintenance of the compromises of the constitution
To this item of the democratic creed.ns ancient ami as often re
prated as .nu other in it.nil, I presume,are willing tosubscribi
?and n r? petition of it by the convention with a reference 01
obvious n lation to that constitutional provision, miaht su
prrsede any if.iect opinion on the fugitive slave law. Then
is nothing in liie compromise measures, of esteemed valur
to tho South, but this law; and they regard opposition to
the law or ? lelusal to sustain it, as a determination to with
hold from thru the practical benefit of that provision ol the
constitution which relates to fugitive slaves. So lar us abo
litionists are i onccrned?I believe 1 might include others
opposition to t!ie law is in fact opposition to the: constitu
tion. They t ill it tho "higher law" to repeal it. The great
body of thedt mocrats- I hope I may say all democrats? cer
tainly all who wish to remain in communion with the na
tional Democratic party, who had or now have objections to
that law, founded their objections upon the peculiarity of its
provision?; but ure willing that the object of the law should
Oe obtamc.l In a proper way. l"'or myself, I not only acqui
esce in the law us it is, but should regret to see uny efforts
made to change or tnodily it, because in its object it satisfied
the South, ami docs no more than fairly subserve the ob
jects intended. It does not, as I um aware, produce any
grievance?it does not in its operation put in peril the rights
or liberty of the free colored man. Opposition to it on pecu
liar ground is, through the slave holding Slates, understood
to be opposition to the objects of it?opposition to the con
stitution. Taking litis view ? I the subject, 1 should feel no
difficulty myself?indeed I should desire, if I were in the
convention, to express a dirict and unequivocal approval of
this, among the other compromise measures;?yet in deler
ence to othets who (tillered with me in the views above ex
pressed, 1 would waive such an expression if in any other
way 1 could give assurance to the Democrats in all sections
of the Union that th"?e of this State are determined lo
stand on the national platform of the party, and maintain
fidelity to all the provisions of the constitution, as inm-h as
that in regard to fugitive slaves, as to any others.
Signed, W. L. MA ROY.
The portions of the above letter omitted related to State
policy on the canal measures.
Mr. Marcy's correspondent (we further learu from the
Boton Post) replied to the above letter, again urging the
indispensable necessity of the convention not endorsing the
compromises, as the only possible ground of a re-union of
the Democratic party in New York. Mr. Marcy again re
pelled (his position still more emphatically in the following
letter. He would not assent lo the qualified and evasive
position then so common among that portion of the De
mocracy inclined to yield to or fear the abolition storm
against the fugitive slave law, viz: that it was enough to re
ariirrn the Baltimore resolutions of 1018, and omit all allu
sion to that hw. Mr. Marcy met this with the most direct
Albany, August27, 1851.
My Dear Sir?On my return homo alter a short absence, I
found your letter of the "Jlst.and have subsequently given It
my best consideration. 1 was apprehensive that if you and
1 could not discover grounds on which we could place our
selves and act harmoniously together, it was hardly reason
able to hope that the delegates in the convention would be
more successful, i have therefore felt disposed to get a? near
your positions as principle and policy would permit. Doing
this, I fear ihcrc is yet a considerable space between us. 1 find
no difficulty in giving my hearty assent to most of iltu posi
tions iu the draft of present resolutions with which you have
lavored me. In the aspect of affairs, the mere declaration that
the democratic party of this state is an integral part of the
democratic party of the Union, would not of itself go far to
wards showing, that we are in fact whers we claim to be. ?
Our claim would hardly be allowed, without some spe
cification ot our faith. What is afterwards SRld in the
resolution would not bo deemed satisfactory, nnd indeed
is not satisfactory to me. The unrestricted control over
slavery in the stales ? not only in those already foimed,
but such as may be formed out of our territories?
is not a questionable matter by any party or any class of men,
except prih ips extreme fanatical abolitionists.
The othtr clause in the resolution would, 1 apprehend, he
deemed more objectionable than you are aware of. 11 ap
pears to imply an objection not only against the present fu
giiive slav,- law, nnd against any which could beenacted by
Congress or any State Legislature, hut it questions the right
of Congress or a State Legislature t?? make any law what
ever on that subject. It leaves the slaveholder to the naked
coustituti"n 11 declaration of bis rights in reclaim a fugitive,
unaided by any legislation, Slate or national. While it ac
knowledge* ilit- right, it withholds the means of making
it available. Kxperieuee tenches that tint clauseol the Con
stitution, like many others, requires legislation to give it el
Oct. This became apparent in the early stages ?<! the go
verninent, and the law of 1703 was enacted to give it tiled.
Even that law was found inefficient, nnd the slaveholding
States thouc'it they had a right io one more iliective in its
character. To refuse them such a law and leave that part ol
the Constitution a dead letter so far as relates to their teme
1 y, is, as they think, withholding from thcni what they are
justly entl'l.-d ;>> under the Constitution, and a violation of
the federal compact. They look upon it in this serious light,
and arc del. imined to have the aid of the federal govern
ment in cartyingout till* provision of the Constitution, or
will withdraw irom it. 1 cannot say they are uiong in this
mutter ol el-im; indeed 1 think they arc not.
If the free States should place themselves in this ease
upon the petition of the resolution you sent me, and net up
in it, the Union would be inevitably dissolved. II we look
'*** ol tin* I'nion I her** mils' he III 111 V SC
rious opimoo, iheio ought to be - a fugitive .slave law; an ei
fectivu law thai will answer its professed object: one that
will be praciie.il in iis operation, and make the remedy less
expensive (In the value ol the right It is designed to se
cure. As a democrat, and what is more, as a staunch friend
of the Union, I am in Uvor ol sueh a law, and willing io
make it a substantial article ol my political I.nth. 1 do not
doubt thai many who agree with me on this point, do not
like the e.\''< t law. II this is the extent of our disagreement
we are not separated by principle, und may .net loyethsr.?
Agreeing iu me end, we difi'er as to tho means of reaching
it. 1 do not think our convention ought to be silent on this
subject; and if it is not i xpedient to endorse the existing
law, it ought ut least to go so far as to declare that the ?l ive
holding States are entitled to the full henefi- of that i lause
in the Constitution which provides lor the surrender of fu
gitve slaves, and that proper laws ought to be passed to give
it full and fair * fleet, without unnecessary burden, rendering
the remedy more expensive than the worth of die right. 1
do not say the prc-w nt law is. in all respects, the best that
could he enacted on the subject. Iu some of its provision*
it might be improved; hilt it muat, 1 think, m candor, be
confessed, that it has thus far worked fairly well. The in
stance of objection io which you refer, was rather the fault
of the commissioner than that of the law With all its de
fects, 1 am w illing to acquiesce In it, for the reason th&i it fair
iv carries out its object, without seriously endangering other
iirTporofc.''1 Mtihis, and for the further spceial reason (which
is a weighty one wfiti'Ynty^ that It is ii part ol a system^ of
compromise with which the north nad, U|7Tin the whoTeT
more reason to be gratified than the south. By proclaiming
a dislike to the fugitive slave law, and thereby continuing 1
tho agitation, we incur tho imputation of being willing to t
take iTust part of this bargain which we like, uint iiony tu Hie
other party tliiit which it likt-a. In this respect it ought tu
be looked at in it light somewhat different from thai in which
we would view ordinary enactments. There is also another
consideration which would iloter mo from manifesting dis
satisfaction which the law, unless moved to it by tlx: pres
sure of evil consequences; it in the almoRt inevitable cer
tainty ihat my object woald In- misunderstood, and my eon
duct give ofieiice in quartets wlteie further irrituion should
be avoided, if i' can he, without a surrender ol right*or di:i
regarding principles. Abolitionists oppose the fugitive slave
law upon the "round that it gives practical effect lo the con
stitution. They arc in fact opposed to that pari of the
constitution; and in the present state ol feeling at the south,
it is not reasonable to expect any clear discrimination of the
dilfereitl groi.njs id oppoeilion to that law.
I have etnlenvorcd to show, in a man our 1 confess not
very satisfacloiy <o myself, in what light 111? action of the
convention will lie viewed by the Democrats here and in
other slates, il it should cay what you suggest, and nothing
more, if more is t<> be said?and more I think should be
said, even il wlial you propose should lie adopted, w hat shall
that more be?
Here we enter upon debatable ground. Il the convention
should ex press a general approval of and acquiescence in the
compromise measures, this course will be objectionable tu
some, because it w ill include an approval ol the fugitive
slave law ; and if that ia excepted and nothing said on the
subject, the convention will thereby place itself in manifest
opposition to that law . It will, in a matter now grow n into
vital importance, cut itself oil from all fellowship with
Southern Democrats; it will excludo thorn from its platform
and place it sell on sectional ground. II It undertakes todis
tinguifh its opposition to that law from the abolition ground
of opposition, it most place its objection to it on the peculiar
features of the pr> sent act?express iis concurrence in its ob
ject?and suggest other provisions equally effective to c.iiry
it out, taking care that they are not impracticable or burden
some, in orilt r to escape the charge of insincerity. I appre
hend there would be as much diversity ol opinion in the con
vention on such a resolution as there will be on the merits
of the present law. I have thought ol framing such a reso
lution, but experience a difficulty in bringing out sufficient
ly the strong points of objection to the present act.
In view of th-se difficulties, another course has been sug
gest* d,?siience on all matters relative to the affairs of (he
general government. If I am not mistaken, I t >ok strong
ground this course in inv former letter. Subsiqmni
reflection .in I developments have continued the views then
presented. The convention in Ohio went as lar as you pro
pose to go, in ilie resolution transmitted to me, but omitted
all allusion lo the compromise measures. What interpreta
tion, let me ask, has been given t.? us course, both in and
out of thai Slate'? It has been said there, and reiterated
here, that the resolutions of that convention, s - tar as thev
relate to national questions, are tinti-slavrry, w ith the recog
nition of the principle of non-intervention with the States ?
Gv its silence, it is said "the comjiromisc reuses* the rebuke
oj tilent contempt;" and its course can be construed "only <is
a free soil triumph." This may be a harsh commentary, but
the proceeding* of the Ohio convention a I ford nothing to re
hut it. 1. should bo borne in mind that this interpretation
of the views the Ohio convention is exuliingly promulga
ted here by those who are urgent in season and out of season
to have our i onvcntieri take the same course rs 'hat taken
by the convention in Ohio; and should their policy he pur
sued, there can be no doubt that they would use the same
language ol exultation and triumph in regard to the proceed
ings in thi.- t'.t'v I cannot believe the silent policy will find
much favor with the members ol our convention I h-j.e
in- I witn v inv of cither section who arc disposed to ad
vocate il; an.I very many who are determined to spesk out
on nuti rial question?, bo the eHect of doing so what it may,
on the harm ny of the party. The latter are determined to
occupy no equivocal position in the eyes of the dcmo' iais
the other Stutes of the Union; but while they avow this de
termination, thev profess, and I do not doubt very generally
feel, a sincere desiro to take a course aa little offensive as
possiblo towards those who may diller with them. Trey
vorv generally express a w illingness to stsnd on the same
ground taken by the convention of last year, and rpsist any
attempt to press matters to the other ex feme
It is quite a mistake to assume, as 1 presume some do.
that those who urge harmony nt the convention favor the
policyof saying nothing, or saying what is equivalent to no
thing, on national questions. They mean to avoid ex
tremes, and do enough and only et.ouL'h to jdsce themselves
fairly on a national democratic platioiiu. Under ordinary
circumstances this would lie doue by concurim? in the rrso
In lions of the national conventions of le JO, 1>J4, and I SIS;
but in the present exigency of our national nllairs it s?eins
to thutn that the compromise measures should not be passed
unnoticed and unapproved in some form. In regard to the
matter above considered, 1 have nothing of my own to
suggest, belter than the sixth and seventh resolution** ol
the late Massachusetts convention. A large majority of
that body were what are called free soil democrats; ind
though all of ihftt description did not approve or vote.for
these two resolutions, quite a number ol ibem did; other
wj.it iin y miiM it.it a,i ir Im ? ii passed. Something like tlu-si
nr n reiteration ul ili<r resolutions of our own convention of
last year, slightly modified, 1 trust will find general favor in
ilit- upiiro.-it-miig emiverition.
Yi'iir I.j11mi hi illation lo the canal law strike* mo la
voruMv. JVrliu|'? it niny be necessary to modify it so a? to
repel itic ii.feienee thai the democratic candidates, if elected,
would rchiM.* to .ii-t on it or regard it as a valid law, until its
uonptiiniioiialii)' was settled by the court of appeals.
1 am soriy to troubleyou with a letter so longand so care
lessly written: but 1 am too lu'/.v to gn through the work of
correction and condensation. 1 am still tnorc troubled with
? lie apprehension of an almo>t irreconcilable difference ol
opinion between us on some points of policy. With some
men such nn antagonism would give me liltlo uneasiness;
but you are not ol that class. I 'tin aware your opinions are
neut rally Hie result of much rtllection, and you are guided
hi forming them by pure motives, f respect them, as 1
ought to; but not ho inuch a* to be able to surrender my own
to yours. Our long j/eneral concurrence in political views,
makes the present ditierence between us the more painful to
1 am, very respectfully, your ob't servant,
This second letter, which closed the correspondence, is so
emphatic, that every portion of it is necessary to a full un
derstanding of the subject, and we give il entire. It is one
of the most thorough, searching and conclusive arguments
that has been writton in favor ol the compromises, particu
larly the fugitive slave law. IN'or are we aware that Govern
or Marcy has in it single sentiment or sentence changed or
modified in any respect what he has written. If, therefore,
barnburners, or free-soilers, find any gratification or conso
lation in his selection as the head of the fierce .Cabinet, to
aid in carrying out the noble and sound doctrines of the in
augural, it must be because they have discarded their sec
tional heresies, and honorably mean to act as become sound,
natiniiil, union-loving, roriMtiiution rrspeciing lJcmocraist.
f.ui it is not only as an enlightened patriot, true to the
rights of the South, that Governor Marcy has shown him
self to be. His bitterest political opponents have stepped
forward to testily to his integrity as a man and as a public
otlicer For instance, the Albany Kvening Journal (Weed's
paper, and uncompromising Whig) thus atones for some of
iis acts of injustice to the veteran Marcy: |
"After standing for more than thirty-five years in an atti
tude of political antagonism to Gov. Marcy, during which J
time lie discharged the duties of Adjutant General, Comp
troller, Judge of Supreme Court, Senator in Congress, Gov
ernor ol the Stale, and Secretary ol War, it is but an act of
simple justice to say tlrit he passed creditably through these
trying ordeals, and now re-enters public life with a stain
less reputation. Widely as we have differed froin Governor
Marcy, mid fiercely as we have (in fierce conflicts} opposed
him, now, when looking calmly back through a long vista of
responsible public service, wa find a clean official rccord in
his !'?>vor, ii is no less a pleasure than a duty to bear testimo
ny to his integrity of character."
"Virginiu>-," an able writer iu the Union, shows conclu
sively tli.'it President Monroe put forth two separate ami din
tinrt declaration!1, as to tlio policy to bo pursued by the li.
S. government with regard to American aflairs iu its inter
course with Knropenn powers. The first, having reference
to the threatened interference of the Holy Alliance which had
for its object the subjugation of the Spanish American States
to the sway of the mother countiy, announced a general prin
ciple with regard to improper interference by European na
tions with American affairs, and the extension to the Ameri
can continents of the principles which were at the founda
tion of the Holy Alliance, that undertook to parcel out Eu
rope at tlf i Congress of Vienna.
The atcimd declaration relate? to European colonization on
the American continent, and allirmed that the continent is
no longer open to European colonization; the title to the
whole briny vested in States competent to hold it, eo that
no European nation could thereafter occupy any portion, as
vacant and unappropriated, by the establishment of new
The Inaugural address of President Pierce reaffirms both
of these declarations of Mr. Monroe that relating to Euro
pean coloniz'ilion as well as that relating to European inter
The Democrats of Botetourt, have, in public meeting, ex
pressed thtiir approbation ol the course of II. A Edmund
son. E.-<|, their delegate to Congress, and have urgently so
licited him to be a candidate lor reelection. Mr. E. has
given universal satisfaction to the District, and we trust that
he will yield to their warm wishes and again consent to
serve iheui
The Senatorial Convention, composed of delegates from
the counties of Wood, Ritchie, Pleasants, Doddridge and
Haiiison, have, by a two-thirds vote, nominated John C.
Spencer, Em| , ?>t Wood, as the candidate for the State Se
nate, to succeed Bcnj. fcJassel, Jr, Esq., resigned. H S.
Jones, E;m| , acted as President, and H. C. ? 'reel, Esq., h*
Secretary. Mr. Spcucer was the DKiiiocratic elei tor for
Wood count), last summer, and la described as a young man
of hrilli-nt lnt? llect.
The Democrats of Doddridge County, have appointed del
egate- to ilin Congrc-sinnal Convention to be held at I'.ir
kersburg on tin; 21 st .Uaivo, ....u t
lor Charles S. Lewis, Esq , as ilieir candidate for Congress.
The Democrats ol Henry, at their Court on Monday,
I nominat'd George Haireton, Sr, for a seat in the next
House ol Dt icunler. I( is understood that "Old Rust)'," as
lie is famdiaih known, dues not wish to be a candidate again,
snd his p ii ty have taken this method to induce him to serve.
This is a iiist tribute to an honorable and laithful man, and
we Itypt! he will pIiow his appreciation ol i he romphment by
again lakniL'the field. ?fDanville Republican.
We will not entertain a doubt that our triend Hairsto.i, as
sterling a Republican and valued a Democrat as any in the
State, will once more forego his private wishes, and yield to
the loud voice of his devoted county, to serve her aealri in
the State council".
Wc have before us a very handsome volume, of nearly 400
pag'js; vi: Historical and L/eicriptive sketches of Sorfulk and
vicinity including Portsmouth anil the adjacent counties, du
ring a period of '.'00 years; also sketches of Williamsburg,
Hampton, Suffolk, Nmilhliuld e.nd other places; with descrip
tions of so trie of the principal objects ol interest iu Eastern
Virginia: By William S. Forrest.
From a'Ti.b^JV glance at the work, we are impressed with
lie belief that the autnot jV.VS'u goo?T'uer vice,",ijii*cr''
icniiug a l<iithful sketch of the early history, present cotidi
ion and prospects of the renport town ol the State, and of
;t very im?? inand attractive section ol the Old Domin
ion. We agree wiili the Notfolk Herald, tlml Mr. KorreHt
deeervea tlit! thanks of the public tor "hie indefatigable
research and the extraordinary pain* lie has taken to rescue
from oblivion ami privetvu in a permanent and readable
form lhe Itisroiical remains and noticeable events" relating
loa portion o| the State, full of historical incident*. The
book in w lit ten ill a perspicuous style, and abounds in
personal aneedotcs aud local and graphic sketches ol various
portions nf the State, which commend it to the attention
uf every Virginian
We understand that the Secretary of the Treasury has
confirmed the purchase, by the commissioners, of the lot of
ground on Main street, opposite the Virginia Banks, for the
erection <?! a Custom House, Fcdctul Court room and Post
ii is with sincere regret tli.it we pnhlirh the following card
from Mr. Holladay, declining to be a candidate for re-election
to Congress. By his modest and upright hearing, and his
clear judgment and strong mind, Mr. llolladay won the re
gard and respect of the membrrs of the last Congress ; ami
all who know him will feel true sorrow that Mr. Holladay
will not consent once more to contribute his valuable coun
sel in the National Congress.
Foh the Knqujrkm.
7 o the I'to/ilno/ 8)>otaylv<inia, Caroline, Rssrx, Middlesex,
Kiny <l~ <lutvit, King William, King dcorgc, il'tslntorr
lunti hi id Kichmnnd counties.
As the time is approaching when the i lection <?! a repre
sent!. ive to the next Congress will engage your attention,
it becomes proper forme t? declare that I shall not be a can
didate lor re-election. Tho reasons for this detennination I
will not obtrude upon you, except to say, that alter the most
careful rejection, I am convinced that my longer continu
ance in public lite would be entirely incompatible with a
| proper discharge of the obligations imperatively due to my
For the generous confidence reposed in me, 1 tender to
you, wiili unallcctcd .sincerity, my most gratelul acknow
ledgement ??. My sense of representative duty has led me to
endeavor to requite that confidence, by earnestly devoting
my time and labor to your service, rather than to my own
advancement; and however ineffectually that duty may have
been peii"rmod, 1 am conscious of no infidelity to the trust
confided 11 we, and indulge the belief that your rights have
not been impaired, or your honor stained by any delauh of
Whatever may t>e the change in our political associations,
t fleeted by u re-organ in lion of the congressional districts, I
t-hill not he unmindful of the kindly ties which have bound
me to yoii; i;nd wherever our several lots may be east, I
-h ill coni.line to h.dd you in grateful remembrance
Accept my be-i wishes for your prosperity and happiness,
ano believe me to be, with sincere respect and regard, yours
truly, _ ALEX. K. HOLLADAY.
March i71h, 1S53.
,'ity papers requested to topy.
For tie Enquirer.
Mtss:- F.ti?.irf:~I heir leave to coll the attention of the
people oi *i.e Middle District to Win M Ambler, Esq., of
Louisa, ^ a gentleman ernintntly suited as a Commissioner
? d' the Board of Public Works. Mr. Ambler hia been for
in.mi years in the service ot the State as a Senator, during
which time his opportunities for a thorough acquaintance
w iili the internal improvement policy of the State have been
well improved, ?? indicated by the exercise of a wise and dis
criminating judgment, in sueh cases as he has been called
upon to act in a representative capacity. His filents are of
a high order, and his integrity above suspicion. In conside
ration of the duties and responsibilities of the B^nrd of
Public Work?, as intimately connected with the ptasperity of
the Commonwealth, I fetl that I shall have done the Stai"
?omc service, if, by litis act, the invaluable services of Mr.
Ambler be secured in thoabova capacity.
We, Hie undersigned, lake pleasure in statine that the dif
ficulty bftueen Mr. James Barhour and Mr Alexander
Mosilov, growing out of an editorial, published in the Rich -
mond Wing newspaper, of the 10th ol March, under the
head of "The Congressional Distucts," has been satislacto
uly and honorably adjusted on terms proposed by us, o?
triends il' the partUs, aDd adopted by them.
Baltimore, .Merch 16,. 1S62.
for tin: Kn>[iiir, ;
I lion it desire i" l'f considered .1 candidate l'<>r either I he
Small' i t House ol Delegates of Virginiu. Reasmja of n
{?rivdii: 111! imperious character, constrain nu: to this dcter
iliiliulioi ; and 1 trust the Manio coiilidcliie, that seeks to
pliio- on' i'i ,1 position so important and risjioiiiiibli:, may be
nitij?li>-?! ol tin Mm-, lily of llii* iiusiiruiicc.
1 have, on all proper nccifioiis, expressed my position
lriiiiM)', .!nl ?!iis metlm I i- adopted to ri-jio-i 1 it,In prevent any
i inti.iirii'fiin'tii thai iiiay aris;; from feelings represented lu
me 1*1 he sliil active, in'Jispositioii will not allow no* In meet
vou al March Court, t" < xpress ihi- min i), nor lo return, ay
( do now, nit araieful licknowledgimnts to you, f.ir the ge
neral good-will manifest*d towar !s me on this, ..3 well an
oilier similar occasions, and to many id von for a warmth
of interest altogether undeserved. Respeeifullv,
M. AI. K \ A N D K R, J a.
IIaLII AX Co., "liARCII t?TH, 1353.
/?or the Enquirer.
At an adjourned convention of the Democratic party ol
the coun'ies of Kssex and Kino arid Uucen, ass.inhlfd nt
Miller's Tavern, on Tuesday, the 15tli ol March, to nominate
a candid ue to represent said counties in the next legislature
ol Virginia, the following proceedings look place:
Col. Gcorge 'J' Wright was calleJ lo iliu chair, and Win.
II. Herki lev appointed secretary.
On motion, it wan resolved that two-thirds of the whole
number o| voles given shall he necessary to a nomination.
The convention then proceeded lo hnllot lor a candidate,
and, upon the sixth ball.it, John Ho. Mann, Km)., having re
eeived 'he required uuinher was declared unanimously, (with
one dissenieiii,) the nominee o| ilie convention
Mr. Mann was then wailed upon by a committee appoint
ed lor thi purpose, who informed him ol his nomination,
which was duly accepted
The convention iheu adopted (If f.dlowins: res dution :
Resolved, That this convention receive and .-auetion as
its creed the platform ?f principled adopted by t;m National
Convention, asscinbl d in Baltimore in June. Ir'i'i and es
pecially at this time to re afiirm the tesolutinii in regard to
the public finds, in the following words : "Resolved, Tint
the proceeds ol the public finds ought lo be sacredly applied
lo the national objects specified in the constitution, and that
we ure opposed to any law lor the distribution of such pro
ceeds among the .Slate- as alike inexpedient in policy ami
repugnant to thu constitution."
On motion, it was rmoived, that tin* proceedings ol tips
convention lie signed by the chairmau and seen tury an I pub
lished in Ihe Tappahuunock Ga'/.ctic and the I'cmocratic pa
pers iu Richmond.
On motion, the convention then adjourned.
GKORCIK T. \\ RICH I', Chairman.
Wm II Berkeley, See y
. .. ??
KIRK.?About 11 o'clock last night .1 lire was discovered
in Ihe wooden biiiLliug on twentieth Strict, between Main
and Krunklin, used by Messrs. Kurd tic WiUon, as a i tem
tilery fSel ire it could be goiicn under, ii had extended to
two wooden kitchens, owned by Mrs. Welsh, on Hie premi
ses of the uld stone building, and ihe tobacco i iclory of
.Messrs. Oram & Bennett. The kitchens and stemtnery
were destroyed, und a wooden machine shop, also on Tw< n
tieth street, put up by Mr. Weir, was partly burned and Hie
balance toiu down.
The factory of Me-srs. tirant anil Bennett was much in
jured?the roof having been on lire the whole length of ttie
house. Tim tobacco in tile building was considerably injur
ed. The rinniinl of their loss could not lie ascertained; and
is covered by insurance.
The wooden buildings destroyed were not of much value
A negro man belonging lo Cornelius Crew, jumped out of
the fourth story of the factory to avoid suffocation by Ihe
smoke. Strange to say, lie escaped witii whole limbs; but
whether he h is sustained serious internal injury "t not, could
nut be ascertained a! the lime.
The Old Stone Kuilding?the head i|tmters of Wash
ington in the revolution?wa? at one tlm in considerable
danger.?\ liichmor.it l>i*/Hitch of MomLuj.
liy andicilh the uilcicr ai:d content ?/ the Senate.
Custom House OIVic*e?
i Chatlcs II. Peaslce, district of Boston and Chariestown,
Massachusetts, vice l'hilip (Jiui.lv, Jr., residue.
Mmoit A. Osborn, district of New Haven, Connecticut,
vice James Donahue, whose commission has expired.
Thomas l?. Winner, district of Ureal Kgg Harbor, New
Jersey, vice Richard C. Holmes, whuse commission will ex
pire March III ISaii
(Jeorge A. Z. Smith, district of Viennti, Maryland, vicc
Hooper C, lin ks resii/ned.
Oiivei S. Dewey, district ol Ocracoke, iNoith t'arolina,
vicc Joshua Ta> lor, w hose commissi"!! lias expired.
John 1*. Uildwin, district of Key U?st, Klorida, vice Sa
muel J. f>oiio|as, iiiuovid.
Georije S. iluwkins, ili-tiiet ol ApalriclneoLi, Klorida, vice
Henj mini S. Il.iwlc) , deceased.
KoIumi ('.irks, distuci "I Ciiyahoga, Ohio, wee Cornelia*
L. Russ' II, resigned.
Win. Ii. Siiowhonli, district of i-'hicat'O, Illinois, vice Ja
cob Rus ell, removed
John Adair, district of Oregon, Oregon, vice Ocorto GibUs,
AdJisun C Gibbs, district 01 Umpqua, Oregon, vice Collin
Wils.iii, removed.
lNattuuii-! M. 'Cowla, distiiei of Sacn, iMiine, V,oe lose -Ii
N. JVje, whosic commission his expired
S. B. I'n.uni-y, distiict ol Harnstable, i\l;issnchusctts, vice
Ebeni7.fi H.tcnn, letuoved
Wm K. Colcock, distit t oi Clutlcston, South tJarolina,
vicc Am. J. Grayson, removed.
Stephen Powers, iiistili t ol Brazos de SjiiiIusjo, 'IYx ih,
vice John S Ittie'i ?? te-se ?-?nimisafon will expire March i'j
Olini S. Withcil-y, die11id ol San \jir^o '.'?ilifotnis, vice
Wm ?' Ki rrel, reoe.u -I
Isiac H \\ d|?t district ol Monterey, Cjhtorms vice IVih
I I . tt.is.uil, l.-HI.'ni
Kllllidt'e Srii-.Mon, al i'oilsinoutii, i\oA It lulpahire, vice
John IN' f'rosi, w hose coiiiinission has expind
Unniel V.in, at Galena, Illinois Office enated by act il-t
Robert \V. Dunbar, ut ^itlwaukie, Oreyuii vte*e iNiehold^
Du U ois, rem ived
William M. U mg, ni i'otiL-iod, Oiegon, vice t luimus I
On er, removed.
Pet.r G. Stewart, ut Pacific city, Oregon -.ice George P.
iNewtll, lelnoved.
*avai urricsu.
('Iiarlt-N O. Giiieii'*, ? Iir.iri?*( of Huston iul l.'lriil<>$lovviil
.MttesnciiusutU, vice L'liailie 11 ?Ucoit, vliurt* ?onimia?ion
lias etpirtil
Unity ? "ruflfcr, :? t H i-t.m, .M.t?*3i Inns. il>, vint S huiii-I I
Hiiil^e, i|tpuititoil ytiu-ijil Hppraitir mi ilio I' m iln ro.iat
J..I111 ' ' IlaV.i"! ('itlilollli'l, In In* .-in Vt:ygeneral n| ll.C
(juWir l.iiidj ui Uiai .St.it>.', vir? y.iinuel U king, ivtunvijil
William It.iWiiini;, ( ? hi- r?*45?"ii?r nt tin: l:?n?l ?? 111 l'u
iu 111 m*.4, In.-1 ii mi ol i<i1ii.-f li innv expinM.
Wesley Halliburton, to In* i?'Ctiver ul jiu'ilu* moneys ai
Milan, MifHrniri, Al.nrr I., 'tilstr.ip, whose term nl of
fice lias -xpifil.
Diini'i A. Parley, to be register uf tlift lanJ oflkfi at VViiiu
niur, lii'li.inn vice Daniel Sigler, residue.).
William M. I'attcrson, to tie receiver ol pitliiie inmiey- :<i
,i.Jt*il\ii:i:iiut","1 .Vl'-e. Kllfiln lluwiM ivlue*.- trrni 'ii.
Iiuh expiiL-il.
N:ttinttlicl H. Hul.li ri. t<i lit! roeesver uf pul.lio itl-> 1)r-y^ hi J
Clinton Missouri, vice Tliouias Alien, rein.>v? .|.
Richard li Dull mi, tn lie receiver "I putilii: inmi. yi at Si i j
Louis, Missouri, la* term ol' oll'tee having <? xpiri-?l. j ,
Andrew J. K>llii"liHOri, lo I?I? regisier "I uir iuiu uniee at
Pontotoc, Mississippi, vice John 'I'. Brooks, whore ??!
office will expire on tin: 2!si initt.
laewtniah Seaman, to In1 register of the In mi office at Mi
Ian. Missouri, his term of office having cxpir***!.
Richard M Jones, t'? t?i register o| tin- land office at
Springfield, Missouri, vice John Dade, resigned.
John Dement, to lie receiver of public niom.y- ai Dixon,
Illinois, vice Cyrus Aldrich, n?si?iif?l.
Linen P. Waldo of I'ontieciicui, to I>?* ComntiNsioricr ol
Pensions, vice Jauifs K. Ileath, removed
Joel Calmer of Oregon, to be superintendent ol Indian a:
(aits in that Territory, vice Anson L'.irt. removed
Washington, March la.?Captain Waller w?? re called,
and having icfreshcd hi--; uieinory by reference to papers,
gave lurth'-r testimony as locates, Am:.
M Bowers, artist, was re called ami enlightened the Cowl
as lo localities, modes of iraveling, and distances in Mexico,
and testified to the general iiccuraey of the treaty map. Has
resided in Mexico lor II years past Has vi-ited the principal
cities and towns in the llt-public. Met G>-o. A. Car.lim 1 in
the Port ol M c/.atlan in '?!(>, at a tesiuurant, where both t..oK
ilitir meals. Met him daily at the ilinner table. (Gardiner
spoke of having jnsi reMirnc.t Irotn a trip up the Gull of Ca
lifornia. Thinks that lie said he had been lo ilie port of
Guayamas. Spoke of his having taken up n smull ipiamiiy
of goods, itn.l having sold them to advantage. Also. spoke
? >f having intentions of going to s-niie port in Soirli Ameri
ca to engage in tin-coasting trade,purchasing goo.!-. in S mli
Atneiicn and selling tliem in Mexican ports. G mliner -aid
lie had spoken of his project to merchants in M ? ?/.nl.m.?
Thinks In: mentioned the house of Moti, Talb.itt Vv (Jo.,
and that to carry on the business profitably he needed m?#re
funds than In* possessed.
On one occasion, about the time the w.ir was breaking
out. one id his friends said to him, " Gardiner, are you not
aftaid, bring an American, of traveling about this Reput-lic
in these troublous times I" lie en.--.vert d, he wan not aliaid
as he did noi travel as an American, but as a Spaniard -ilia:
his knowledge of Spanish waj ?ti h that in person could
possibly know from his speech that he waa t foreigner.?
Witness remembered this di-nincily, because lie had never
before known an American travelling in Mexico a* a Span
iard?never knew a foreigner in Mexico to spi ik Spani-h
better than Gardiner. 11 is accent wa? perfect. His inter
views with hifti at M'7 Hi in were in Mayor June, 1 B4<? -
Never met him again until they met on board a Hri sh
steamer at Vera Crtir. on the 5th ol J mu.try las:.
Witness was cross examined and gav- many in'erestjng
and accurite detail* regarding pi lew, language?, dulect and
other things in Mexico
j Win. Argus and Benj K. Green both tesiifi. ?' to having seen
Dr. Girdiner in ihe city oi M?xlcn, from '42 to ihe spring of
'44. practising dentistrv. So |.?r as tr>e witne.-ses were aide
to ju.lij'i he had no other !?u>in> r-s nor other means of petting
a living. Gardiner, when about leaving the pi ire, appln.) to
Green for letters to the officer:- American vesar-la of war j
on the Pacific, to give Iuiu a free passage lo South Arnt:tea ;
Gardiner left shortly alter.
The prosecution lo d>y finished ilie first bnn h of iri?ir!
evidence end the court adjourned to Monday
B.jb.-'N, 41 rob CO.?The Biitish ship Shand, iriivcJ yc#
teidrt1. i;04ii ChIcuiij, brought as pn?sriig..re, pap ..i rl,.. j
i reiv ol the clipper ship G--I.it n Light, which sad: d on th.- (
12th (?' February from Boston for Sin Francirco. On the
22d ol February she "as struck by lightning, and all h.in.ls !
u-erednvt-n to the bonis? nun^ering, ; -.s-t r l'? i- *n-l crew ,
35. The ship was burn! to the wnti.i's edgt. Three boats
ou' of five were picked up bv the Shard?the others had
parted company separately. Fifteen only arc known to have i
been ??ved
The names of the pn??encers saved are Mr? Ford, of j
Yarmouth, Maine; Mrs .>1 <?rii:I of GerJinrr, ."?iainr; Mr j
and Mrs. Ciimminzs, do ; Air Podge, ot Salem: Mr S;m- [
mi>r.ds. of Lincoln.
The snip was owned by Jane's Hutching, of Bc.pton, and
valued at S3n0,C'D0, whieli is fully covered by insurance,
mostly in Boston f-tfices ?:he was rtgiatered at 1,140 ions,
and it was her first trip li is believed that fifteen persons
1)1 KU.
Died. ye?icrda? .?i ?? hVIh k, P. M ei fcaiiai fsvei. JAMES,
jouiisesi son <i| Jaiue> n<dMai > \\ Tbouii- aeed 16 inuutli^ .11.,I
17 din The it'iend* 01 :he lannl\ aie n.nicl 10 diirn,] f,|, lur.-r,!
at hati-pas! 3 o'clock i?i la ", ir-.iii l.f ra*f>er ?? r-.-.i'.iface cor.i-,i -i
flrar* ai.d l*t
J OH X 5. C A SK IE. has re* una.: the pMcureol tt.f
Lav.-. ar,.| -wio pracii.-.i ir. the Cour ? !n.ia 1 n u.c cuy of
Rici.moad. Offi s aa 13th. between Msir. ar.i Frar.kiir. S'.rccts.
March 15? cw2w.
!.!?:<; IS I,ATI! KH ()!'' VIKCEXl V.
Sati'ki?a v, Maiicii 10, 1S33.
uoii.*?l: <>k dklec \tl:s
Air. Ii?vu, liom tlio committee on Roads and Internal iNuv
igation, inputted with.mi amendment an act granting ili< as
seut *?! Virginia to the National Railroad Company to biidgi.
lilt- Ollio River.
A message was received from the Senuie infotmiiiti the
House that the Senate hu>t agreed to a joint resolution ex
it tiding the lim?; lor payment by the Sergeant of tlie city o!
orhdk of the public taxes into tin* Treasury.
An engrossed hill to establish a Vaccina Agency in t!?'
io? n of t'larksburg was taken u|>, on motion ol .Mr. Mooiie
??I Harrison, run! a third lime and passed?AyeaT-J, tiuiS 3
t >ji motion of Mr. I'atuh k,
Ordered, tintt when the House adjourns to-day i( will ad
jouri; io meet on .Monday a' 10 o'clock.
I A bill amending chapter 15 ol the Code of Virginia in rela
[ li'iu to tiie duties and privilege* id membeis ol the (Jen era I
A--t-inbly and the ofiicers thereof, was taken up, on moiioii
of .Mr. '1'omlin, ami read a second time.
An engrossed bill authorizing a loan to the Wheeling and
H> Imont Bridge Company, was taken up, on motion ol iWr.
Uc;<seli. read a third time ami rejected for want ol u eonsiiiii
tional vote.
Mr. Jackson of Wood, nioved to take lip ami consider a
hi.I Iro'n the Senate establishing a line of steamers between
lint port* of Virginia and Antwerp. On this motion Messrs
Seuau, Kobehtaos and M afp, addressed the House in favor
ol ih'- lull.
Mr. BhmWSK siiil tliut as this Antwerp scheme was rep
ri rented as a tide-water project, he begged leave to Mib
in i a few remarks upon it.
Nortiiwentern gentlemen vvere iindet taking to be the guard
ians of tin- interests ol his constituents, lie preferred to
take care ol il'.eiii himsell. When the hill was taken up lie
i oiil.l .'lii'.v that his constituents were to reap no adviiuiagi
from ii. lie was pit-pared to do so now ii it was in order
I The genileiu in Irom Hoddridge und lyler had volunteered
to take cute ol the tide-water counties by advoca ting this
sct'ii'ilio. When in* ? aine to e.\plaill its benefits, it Was l -llii.l
i > Li- 'in. encouragement of the emigration ol for> ignera.
The.-e foreigners would go not to tide* water but to the west
KVeil if th.: gentleman'.'* expectations were realized, these
emigrants would not stop in tide-water, but go to the w- st.
I and enhance the value ol western, not tide-water, lands.
The gentleman talked about waking up his constituents.
| Tlu* gentleman might save hiuistil any further trouble on
that Subject, lie and his friends had already provided for
wakir.g them up by sending the a her i if among them to col
lect taxes to he cxpen led |or the benefit of otln r pi:o| le.
lie believed that this was one ol the most objectional b
and dangerous schemes yet before thin Legislature, and was
proceeding to state tome of Ins objections when the Speak
er decided ii to hi' out of order to speak upon the tuetits ol
the bill.
.Mr II said that lie would retrain for the present, but ho did
no! fear discussion , and when Hie bill was up, he Would en
deavor t> expose its enormities. He professed to know
soon ilung upon tliis subpvt, as lie had en a sailor, and long
experience had made him lamiliar with it. Hi1 concluded i>y
appe "ling to the House to keep ihc bill upon the table,and thus
not only sav* the treasury from this appropriation, but also
save tin' utile of the llousn.
The House then adjourned.
MosbA v, .Maiicii -1, I Sail.
Mr. i)KN*KA!.E in the chair.
A cotiiMiiinication Iruin the lloitse of IM- gates v.as tend
The hill lor the relief ol J> Her son 11. Sinclair, was, on mo
tion <1 Mr S aunders, eons'lered w ithout being refi rreil.
1'he lull tvasnad ? i third lime and passed, and Mr. Sacs
nkawus directed to inlorin the House thereof.
Tltc joint resolution in relation to the bill uuthoti/.iiig a
s .le ol the works ol the Uappahannoi'k Company was agreed
The ot!i> r bills Irom the House were rend nnd referred.
Mr. Amiii km, Irooi the Committee lor Courts of Justice,
repurii d II 'M- ' bills coiiceriniig the Virginia Iron Works,
iiu!, auilioriv.iug in certain cases (lie sales of lands in which
P r.vins ii it in being are interested?with a recommendation
that tii y do not pass. They likewise report thai n i- Inex
p. i!:.iii .o act on a resolution to release such citizens ol iliis
i;.jiiimonw< alili fioin any disabilities they h ivo inclined lor
violating the duelling law*.
.Mr. Uoci?la j1 from the Committee on Koad.-, Ate , reported
a large iiumticr ol House bills.
Mr.Cowan, Irom Hie eommiitee on the .Armory, teiiotied
Hou.-i bill authorising lie Superintendent ol (he Aim oy to
lease the Boring Mill belonging to the < 'oiiunonwealth.
Mr. Thomas, from the select committee on Hut subject,
repoiicda Senile bill autlioiising the redemption of ;>UU0
aen.j o| land hi the county ol Braxton charged to Eli Thomp
son's heirs Un Mr Tiiojias' motion the titles were sits
pell.I' ll and the bill lead the tifsl time
The tiill was recommitted to the committee K.r Com Is
Justice, on motion .it Mr Ueucii.
.Mi Smeitp.v, from the committee lor Couits ? f Jusiiee,
reported House 1:11 concerning sale by otiiceis, ol ?00il* and
ch iiteln vitii a substitute iheretor.
Tilt; i.ALK.'iUWl
Mr Smi-.i> kv oil- red a resolution reijuiiiiti; the alierrn>on
session to I) ? devoted IO till1 Con.-dd-rbtlori ol bit.-IOl.lio on llle
I'uleodtt, which was ii/?ieed lo.
rue procekoinos <r saichdav
.Mr .Siiackeu'iimu ciib'il ihe tiiieiiiioii ot tlio Senate lo
the proceeOing-of S-iturd.iy as published in Monday's L'/i
,/uircr, wIhk ih he was incorrectly reported.
|The enoia w?':ie corieeitd before the proceedings wcre in
serted in the semi W'-cklir paper J
Mr. Shkkfev called for the unfinished husiness?tin bill
c.i i i riiiiig <-oinnie-sioners and oilier Collectors of ilii- lie
I'll liiil ." i .? 11..n "? * 11? 11I id licensed pttsofls lloW lis
? eriiiine i;" IS'h "When I'omniissiom rs to begin their du
? I'.i'li 1'lni value o! prOpi ity lo be asStsaedi 1 "Olh
'i Io? hs1 s 111 in . t siibp'cts and levies pioi iiicil;" '.'l-t?
'Lists lo ii.i.e H-ii-i.-n. ? I.I I lie l?l d'ty ol i'lUSU*[ V , ' '..lid
-??Hl.i n lorrns mav be fiumshed to lav pn'ers;" '.'Jrd
"Household inn! Kilt belt 1*iiiiiitiir< ln>v< listed:" '.'ih ' It
not l?n ni-do -I,iIn.* Coiiimissioner to obtain lisis." '.'.itli ? l'i n
1111' ?> I n iailoi:; lo i mnply u ilii this act;" '-'liih "Stan niente
I l'i isoiis and I'r-'t.eia li7th "Separate column for e\
< lopted pioji. rI>, -31 h "I'lintUd hsls I.J he place,I ^ri the
ue.'if vent's h n k '."'t;, "Personal l'roper'y book lo l?
n id. ;" iiOtli "Suti|ci. s of License Tax;" Jlsl? "Who ex
?nipt irom ouch Liceti?.i;2j--"l.ici uses granted for one
year and not trui.--ler?lile;'' 33.1 --"Lieerises lo expire at May
;ourt and trufler ild-;" .ilili " Licenses to expire I el of Ian
i ii) , ' ilutti- .Mj.li i'.i Hi.;il iisis lor .??'le rill nod Audlloi." joili
? ? 11..vv- wi ii,i, ,1, and ttiiiti to . ./iitjiitulo u Lie ns* ; ' ->iiii
j '-.vliniiii nr ? t>>r indi- ti tin liiraiimuuls aa-fr-cd;" JSiIi
j -U ti> !i nn.I li.nv Nhenfls in ii-count; 39ili 1 ? V\ lien tax mi l\i
| !? tit ll. 'it nil -, ai. I I'imII ii> i?"ii cli.iij,,hil;',40 '? ll/i ii mi'linn ? ?l
i i !i >|"t> ;.i~ ul 'imOt.i.li-i.'l V'uifini:i anii'lided; 'list- iOlll L-ri'li /h
til i lil|ili:i lie ni !i..- i Ti>d>: ?<!" Vii^inui ami inli'd;" 4-d ? "l\*n
? III'-- l"f I uiuit* '?> in I.it"' liHt;" "Aiicli'iili'err;"
t till- ' l.i-r? <>l I.in li-; .s for the Aliili'nf;" <t5lli - i'.mliliy
N.ll.i.no allil All. y-Uitll "FltiHill l.'oillnlij'-iltniTI n|" !In?
lirVfiim :' ?}?:Ii ' Aii lituf tu liifiii-.li l.irins <irirt giv?* inMruc
i!? -151ii -"imprnvi'iiieiits on lois m cities and low rt?;'
4'Jtti "l'uiiuiii**i"ii?:r-; i?? ic|ii>ii when u>> licetistn aie id
-m il;" r>Utli?"Ai ta H-pi'uIci';" and f>lst "Pruviaious ..I llii
Co r.pe.il? d."
i n - wliol'* l>iil ?<ii ir'ilfcii llimui'h with
'I'll*'hour ul ?! arrivim;, tlie Serial" lonk ;t ret ess uiitil 4
- Nl'Illi riJAL KAI'lMflU.S.
'I h'.'fullmvin<pl3l|^iicr <?l (!ul. F'erry, Kditnr uf tin- Gn'-ns
'il!? <:!. C.)l'uirii)l, wiTbt*^ slit w thai tin? |iolili??tuita ?>' V\u-h
njjt?'!i. in 'In? iiii>i^( of all l(u^^^i:iietn?-til ol the im.ti? nils,
Kivr lumid Iiiipj In I ink mi l tin* (j^^alein-< nl "lilt -I? i
ivlmin (lie KcV. .Mr. Jcl?'r, in u Idler tn^^toi'S"1! '"uka 1 "?
ml i ii-al in lln-ir ulij.;in, s- Ml by ^al;in^^_|H*a*t-'t>^ tD>!
leniroy weak niorlal.s :
WA9lll.Ntir.in I'lTV, 1'V'b JO ISafcL
^ i.ftenia)' w-iif :i vt ry Lu.I il.y, ainl in.-ieail oi "unit' to tt.e
eapitol, we went lii .-i.r the spiritual i ipj.i is, Mi*. I"oX and
Iici tvvu iliiut;liierti, who have filled ili?- Kuleral eliv w,th
till i/.ehieiil, t?V ealiuiS Ironi I lie re* mum above, all t fi?- t-pirit
<il .ill Hie ilfji ii ted iilen.ls those wliii vi--.it (11?:iii U. Ii< r.il
rainii)>3"ii, Mr. I1'. Mint ami my.--i-li went at three ??'i luck*
ami remained with Ihelti all hour ami ? It'll!. The III'. I III
;t (.Urn looking ? .lilt III, with a I'ontl li'-uil anil 1'i'iul
f'Mint. nance. Tin dattiiliters wi re also plain girls. an.I ap
p..ale! t'< lm ru-nsitIc an?l "ell behaved. U lien wo Went lu
lu their room t'ley were ali seated roiimi a centre tai.le, with
a uditlciiu 11 who was rmiversiiia wiili the spirit of hia d
I't'if il wiie. lie usked a ureal many tjii'-stiuns, sonic nl
which were answered i orrertly, and others not. The poor
inn ii seemed to lie in it distress, at ihu thought nl h-iny
|iiit hi eiimmuiiieatjiiii wnll hi.) wile. He ns!:ed her it .-lie
wu'jld iMiniiiunieiiti- with him alone, and she promised to do
so. lie wished to know when and sue replied, very soon.?
lie asked Iter i: she had any message to send her mother, and
i tc- ive.l no r.:is?er.
Hen. Thompson then seated himself at the table, and asked
if the spirit of Iii.-? iniele, Dr. Williams, was present and
would comiiitini 'ite with him.
There was instanlly loud ind impetuous rapping,
lie in?|?uf?il tl there were nny persons in the loom who
saw him il.'e?
Til;- respoii.-e was in thij utl'iiniatlviJ
Uow mni} I
v\ ho " ere the*'?
I'-rry and Thonips.ii'
Who wrote hi-* will'
IV; ry'
ll nl any portion his property been soi l J
W lio Ii ?..?.lit In - tiiiu lioiie ."ititl .^
His wiir1
Was lie h.nppj '
II id In- teen Judge 'I lionips.Mi, Mis Thompson, Ail
Wi re tl.ey all | eifeetly happy?
11 ,! he rind Ins reli^ioue notions eoir?.c?'
I'.ii t mil v.
Tli ? ,?lri: of Gen Ghssck was then tailed for, and *n
gwe.-i;.l variety of questions. -?li corrcctly, as did the spirit
uf fir. >ll! .r.i>
Mr Hurt then took hit seat, and eallei for the spirit of his
f ithtr, wiiieh in.; oi,!. d v-iy promptl) and tola where he
il!c', was '? iiri I, A:j Trie spirit ol Mr. Hurl's 9 m was call
ed, ;.nd r. .- pondi .1.
I I,m ii all Vrt# w r.iiderlul, t . he sura, nnd still 1 am Inere
ilul -'i-, and raiui.it hut think the wh.de matter is an ar.ant
Imp -'uri Three nps i- yes?one rap Is no. The oil w.,
mnii tin.* over the nlphthet t !l ?lie pronounces the letter nr
c*.--" i y to ?;e II t? word or nn-i e, and there i? a rap. iVnmi -
are imen down, uml the spirit it asked to rip when the
right natn< ?? w-tiuen or pointed in In this way me? in
i:,i: i i on:-a:o ii. He -tr-! Ir~r nilmay be lueky guessing
>1 .' I.. ?? ' I- e?-.t:?r:?l!y, s- p:|f ,|. nr. i 1 alwn s require s'r nj?
p:.i tr|..'' i believe anv liinip ?trnnije nnd unnaiur-tl I
int. i "i j; . -.ime itay ii'i.l call tor li'ii: spiut ol HiV depailefl
rrpr-il CrociV, ami I liavu no ?1 ul.i there will Oe loud
and prOTi|it raypiftt'. t<nd tna' I sii .11 learn ironi it a great,
.! ii il;.iin <he ? >:ld oi si-iutj, ari.l the world ol liviny nun
B'itre .ll?,> the incst e.x'raordinary stories are told in re
a-ini 'o r-;pp n^, and the dar.cine id Uhles in privates families
lii.-5ii.l Gen Riyly s daualittr. of Virainia, is performing
ail the?*- tricKs is successfully us tliR Miss Fox's. We w;iv
t dd to-% by Mis. 1'iirf, r f trie same feats btin;} perlormcd trt
h?r pirlur, by Mr Burt and herself and Mr. and Mrs. Bell ?
They likewise- suc-.v- 'ed in calling up a spirit, or, rather,
rapping of a ?p it Gin. Hamilton was put in communii-a
tion wiiii tus two 8 <ns, who are dead, and he believes in the
truth an.I riaiity oi the rapper?.
S.V M?ru l. 11J ? ' i.N I R AC 11 iR--. ? fropoaais Will be rerslve.l
.ro - until 1J M . on MONDAY, April4th, IwJ,for ?upplviug
il" In i- >1 ? ! R 11 a oUlllii
ei..-ific? n. n -T.i i,c 4.1 oi jtii.i* Pii.e, of souiiJ heart, an I fi?
:r .u k..,i:-, >Via -'i ? rurk - ind ali u:tier di e Is thai win injure
tis s(r<n2'K i'r d*n .tuiii v, i i i a sextion ti jv j e ir.chc- aad
Cui in iei-.j r.s or '.M,2lS:^,3i )?'.arni35 leet
The ubori miner will be received at Krtiir.ond, ^'auiit-'ri River
r at any .*>i :>.c Csu.j ai.y s aniiziM lor receivu,^ ireisi i betwter.
tr..~*c pi?CC-. ANDREW TAl COTT,
M-.tch iil?c2;. ^ Chief Kojtr.esr.
LATKST fiiiTii S M THK Ti\U,
'IV lei; r it ji lie. I for tin Jlichiiioii.S Ku<|iili,,
Wasiiinotun, Mahcm -1 ?The nomination ul Thus. u
Bigger as Postmaster nl Ki?:lniioii?J, was confirmed to *.la *
f,y die Senate. The Senate also confirmed the nominate,,
of Alexand-.t Gait as I'o.-fiin*s!?-i at N.nfolk, nii.l the t],?ll(
national Turner U. Ashby a* I'ustnihs'cr at Alexandria
New Yoek, .Marrh 21.?'The nunncr t'resceiit C|rv ,(Jt
nntvi>1 with Havana date* t'i the I'Jih itist. At iho m,,,. v,
her departure all was .juii-t in tin; isiuiiti. .Mr. K inc'- heauj,
was uni-liun?;e.i He expects t.i return home in April
tMIARI.KSTO.N, .Ma hoii 21. Wry sevens lre?l|,-i,.
occurred in Georgia ami Al.ib.mi. The Alabama livers tie
hiL'in r than ever known. Travelling ia suspended 'fh?
mails are sent I" .Mobile hy boats. On tlio .Milsi ou,>c ,,,(
road a bridge was canii.1 away and a locornotivrt |>r?ri{#|.
inied into ii culvert. The engineer and fireman w. re kilkj.
Tli* passengers, however, were unhiirt.
s r. JOHNS, N. H. Mahcii '21.?Honbider-ihl..- evciiem-iii
pn-vails lii-re r. ^' ir.lir.y the fishery ij"?-ti.-n. The Lsaijl*.
lure i.- ???'riipic'd with a report regarding reciprocal (raarij
the fisherii s.
I'll I I.A L> KL.l'H 1 A, .\1 a hi* ii 21. - 1'he trial ot .Spur,a |ur
tile initider ul two I <-in a !?->? list wirli, eoii.mt need t.> <a,\
The evidt ne.- is conclusive against him.
l-'OS'l't , M Alien 21 ?'l'lii insurance compaiiie* o! d,jj
i-iiy lone lour hundred tin uiand dollars tin- H >l 1.1, l. ^i,,
liiirnt at sea, and I ?r.;e amounts nn tin- ships Alius Rich mj
M.it. s Taylor.
I'Al.Tl .MOUK. M ahc-ii '.'I Sih-s f?00 hurr. ls l<o*vr.t
Strut Kl oir at >-l Ii2, and bill) barn Is I'm Mills i! <4 75
li.-il Wheat >1 (12 ,1 I Ub: Whit.- *1 1<S to I l_' V\hito
50 a i>'~ i.'i 1. ; bellow 54 a b0 cents.
NKW .Maiicii 21.-Sai. s .>1 nessee I'loui at
$4 05 III fc'i; Southern 54 S7 to 85 IJ Wheat nominal
S 1I1 - ,?( ii' 000 Liu.-hel* U lute (,'orn at |J2 S n nts; V. How 05
JMtfMMMMM Hi 1 in .-.i^rjduMrwXii?? 1 .tliWMii ?! 11 , m??WI^11U|
cmurn RKiORu.
? UCl.I SAI.l-: I'KK l> CUURRST.
Rh'Iimonu, Mai.cii 21, lr\5'3.
T?ll?Al'i*0.?'The market continues aniniiVd, nod luga,
we tli 'iiL'iii, showed a slight advance ; i dr, >ni li-i week'o
N 31. M Atl'l lN ot ro.
Nil., ii T..b:uru !?>' N. .M .Maktix A: I'o _T N. K. Al.
?:,ir, S lit; (??. at * *' - at 2 a ti, 1 at '1 *7, 1 7>tJ and 9 2i,
W (v.lK I a! (J ?">('; S \. Wilh irns. .> it 1 40. ;> an I j 70;
I'ol J W. Harper. 2 at ,ri bu ind b .'j; O. 0 Jones 2 it 4 73
?nd*ti M1 "? ? Ballwck I at 7; J W. Rawllngn 1 *t 5 80;
| |i*i\% i'u. I it 5 GO; J no. A II. n -v,II, 1 ,t ;> 30; ? ? I. Bui
,;,k I 1 35; J U.iVI.1. 1 It *); W. T JollU'on, 1 at li; \\
iV u'o\d 2 It 5 20 and 5 55; II. my Wiiyht. I at 10; I' \\
j{ 'J al "> and 7 25; Jas. 11<?ll< * - at 1 10; I* !? mi'li. I 4(
- j ~(i. i larlai.d, 2 al 4 7U and t\ W H. ("ralle, I nt I '<i/
|*l Ol'K -Ufeeip'f tl'is werk have hern ij.iite liylii N,il.s
luve U cn made at 94 87; some In Iders asking S'.. Very
Will'vr- ' R*'1' L1'1'"' lute 61 2o; ihoii's
l?ls .o.umand mor.; Inleimr lots 90a H-0 . ts.
C?>|{N Sales at 00 a lJ2 S etM
COllN .M KAl.?70 < eriH p. i l.iiihi:! tor eoiintry. Mills
asking 75.
11.\ I'S M S a 'ill i t?. per Imi?!h I.
|{\t "ON ?.Mountain cured lw?jj lound, 9 V a 10 cent.-; < ny
. ue'dho : round, 10-4 a II. v ' d old Western and Haiti
i urid suiefi, 9 a ~ Si; Si i'iilders 5 a s. Hanm irom 12S1
i 1 i" New 1' ieon. Sidis 'J a '.I * eti., dull; Shoulders
S'. ?'"? Ct.v; Joles b a 7 ct!>.
i:r I I |,'.l!- -i?o?hui, lb a 20 els., Mountain, 10 a 13 ds ;
tj . . . . nut suitable lor table use, arc sold as low
i i" i :r. e'i.; Holl Irom !3 a 20 cts.
cV\ i'l Tall e.v 1H ? ? is : IInll'.-f and Jaekson'a pntent
14 ;"a laiiiantin.; i.'' a 2-. ; All'., bell's pat. nt 31 a U ; Sperm
i 1 lib i ts
COITON a 10 eli
i 'l> VL Vimiuia 11 a 15 i in , < n bo?rd, unod .Mix >1 I U.t.
,11,1 1 .limp; Smith's II ?': An'l.ra. ile ?iU> sold at
?, | Ml wis - lor load of 2000 lt>s. i'5 4i to i'j; per ton ol 2J40
IDs. 'i ?
KIS1I .Mii Uii'l No;- I mid 2 none ol any e.msiqufrica
in m ill>< i ; Ao. 3 ?7 h . S? N- H-run!/- i? lir-i h?nd=.
Nov.i Seoti i cut lli-rriiiijH, P?" 1 5 a 6 ?? ; i\n. 4^; t?rufj
No I SI ????
fli.-.-* tatiVIN JlEA?l HKH.-ID Tin; ViiYlltts OS
i. |( 11 11 \|i |M> -l ,1 .. II ? a..: i'l I'c ' r "I I'lHl
lr? .jr. I <li"iiid ' i.. :>.? ( "t ?? k' '?
iitr tbe t-lliC ' I et.Ktt ?5nd.'**?>?' ? , ? r ... u n.- duties wr:
" beveri?_ev T ? 1.1,1 ?
j*i 3~- Kii llMi.Mi I ,11. ac-s.idi.late ,o. the-tfi. ?; ol. Jt iv
it.io h i.V ,?t All 11 n '-I l.li'2' ' 'Ml;
it *+? kii IJMuSll Atti..- r..to. ^vciaioi rtiv m i.
,, iiccordsn ? Willi my ?v i wish. I 4o lieieby ann ionc< < jyneli *1?
Ort.i.ii.l itr lor ilir .'lli.tc "i High < '"i s'.sblc ot :l.e city Ilnrl.i.
-?Iii-uli! u (?!< ' uiy i.li-.w rruciis to elect in. . I pK Jlo in- ?;'! j
l.'V.i:. try iii'.diVixd a.lo. i ??? "> Ho e.oti. s.il iti?. tilli >
Mali' I, ??? I.Is " **'- '* *
Vj*-?Mt>MIO K. WARD II' K KT.-ful M II.Mi. *??
w,,i c Alien I' l Sai.u.Usr; .I il Shoak, Win Kuil.ct
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1.1, ? ..i Al..nt' ? v\ ...I i. - i mv
? anti-partvism.
. ? i itv coi.i.K.c'rOH i>. in., virru<> ..r
ti~J-*. j||| i |'l \ i.l' llli lAIONIi ,\i tlif . rtieeil I.
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V Mil 11. If I
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v_a}-" < IT\ UAVfiKU.- I'll llli vol Kit- III till.'!
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Al .l.-I, l'.l- . Ad d ti'' .
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Will l.e I,. I.l "'il u I:I?M:SI?A\ . tl.et.tli ol April. I'jVt. Ill e.i.-'i U . :
? I tin-1 i'v. I'M ti?. iri' t.il.ei- ' il"' ' -"ii'iil. ?>..>! li?- 11.e111r- >l :i.j
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