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"LIBEBTY, VIVI) TJIVIOIS, NOW .AJVO FOKEYEB, . ON. A.1VX IKSIII?T21lBIL.1:." Daniel Webster. .
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VOL. I.
RALEIGH, N. C, TIIU USD AY, APRIL 19, 1866.
NO. 14.
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THE FUEEDME.Y AXD THE CIVIL C0l"RTS.
Bureau of Refugees, Fkeebmen )
AI AltAN'DOXED LiANIS, j
Raleigh, N. C, April 4, 18GG.
IX G. Fowie, Esq.,
Dear Sir : I have learned, with pain,
that, by decision of the County Court
of this County, frcedmen have been
sentenced to be publicly whipped.
As the cases of white men charged
with larceny and other crimes are for
the most part reserved for trial by mili
tary commission, and as no U. S. Court
can inflict the punishment of whipping
it is manifest that unjust discrimination
lirainst the negro race will be the re
sult. I therefore request that such pen
alties be suspended, until orders are is
sued by the Department Commander,
or by Gen. Howard, to both ot whom
the matter has been referred.
Very Respectfully, y
E. WHITTLESEY,
Ass't Connu'r.
IUikigu, April 4th, 1866.
CouE.AVniT-ir.KPEY, -l.s-.sV Cohan" r:
Sir : Your communication of this
date lias just been received. The Court
of which I sua the presiding officer is
the Superior Court of Law, ami not the
County Court. There has hecn " no
unjust discrimination made against the
negro race" in its adjudications. D
rim1' the past week, in Johnston comity,
one5 white man (and no negro) was
whipped, after heing convicted by a ju
ry of larceny. During this week, two
negroes have been whipped for the same
offence.
I have already consulted with the
Commanding General of this Depart
ment, and have been informed by him,
that whilst lie does not approve of the
punishment by whipping', which is
tlicted by our laws, in larceny cas.-'S,
vet that there will be no interference
upon the part of the authorities of the
United States Government, t-o long as
the law is impartially administered by
our courts to whites and blades alike, j
If white men, arrested by the Freed-!
men's Bureau and held for trial beiore j
the Courts of Military Commission f. r j
larceny, arc not as severely punished as '
negroes before the Courts of Jutke in j
Xoith-Carolina, the injustice can be re- j
moved, by yielding to our courts the J
exclusive jurisdiction in all such cases, i
The Attorney General informs me j
that there are no more cases against j
treed men for larceny upon our dockci, j
to be tried this week, but ii there were, j
I could not, at your request, stay the j
execution of the laws of orth-Caro- j
lma until I had been officially informed !
that tne Commaimiug Ucnerai oi me j
Department of North-Carolina had re- j
ceded from the position which he has I
heretofore maintained.
Very IJ'spectfuii v,
"DAN IKL G." FOAVLE,
Jtulye Sap. Ct. of L.nc.
IvM.eioii, April 4th, 1SGG.
Mat. Gen. Ki-;kr, Coify Jj 'i A" C.
Gexeuai. : I inclose for your inspec
tion a copy of a communication, 1 1 lis
day received from Col. E. Whittlesey,
Assistant Commissioner, together with
my reply.
You are aware of the disposition
which has been shown by tmr Courts
to avoid any conflict with the military
authorities, and I have already explain
ed to you the necessity which exists for
the punishment of parties guilty of lar
ceny, and the great evil which would
result to the country at large, from our
Courts of Justice being rendered inef
ficient and powerless by the interference i
ot the military authorities.
I am, General,
Very respectfulhr, yours, itc,
DAX'L G. FOWLE,
Jiflye Sup. Ct. of JLmr.
Gen. Tluger receipted for. this letter,
but made no reply in writing.
BUREAU OF TiEFroEES, FllEKDMEN )
AND AliAKDOXFI) TjAXDS, f
Kat.ekih, N. C, April 5th, 1SGG.
D. G. Fowle, Esq., Ji7ge Suptflor
Court of Law :
Sin: Your communication of the
4th inst. is received. By again revert
ing to my letter you will perceive that
I made no complaint that any civil
Court had made " unjust discrimination
against the negro race in its adjudica
tions." My statement was that under
existing orders recpairing certain white
criminals to be tried by Military Com
mission and permitting certain colored
criminals to be tried by civil Courts,
the " result would be unjust discrimina
tion, &c." since no U. S. Court can pun
ish by whipping.
I said nothing about the comparative
severity of different modes of punish
ment. You say further that " if white men
arrested by the Freed men's Bureau and
held for the trial before Courts of Mili
tary Commission for larceny are not as
severely punished as negroes before t!ie
Courts of Justice in North-Carolina,
the injustice can be removed by yield
ing to our Courts the exclusive jurisdic
tion in all such cases."
1 am happy to avail myself of the oc
casion which this remark furnishes to
ask if, in your opinion, the civil Courts
can receive the testimony of colored
witnesses against white men accused of
j larceny or other crimes. If by t he re-
ueiit icgisiauon jiegioes are rcsioreu iu
common law rights, and no distinction
will hereafter be made on account of
race or color, the chief difficulty in the
w.uy. f " yielding the exclusive juris
diction" is in my judgment removed.
Very respectfully,
E. WHITTLESEY,.
yLss't. Commissioner.
Raleigh, April 5th, 1SGG, )
8 o'clock 1 M. J
ol. E. Whittlesey, Ass't Com'r.
Sik : Yours of this date was not re
'ived until half an hour ago, because
.' my attendance upon Court until that
ur.
If your note of the 4th was not in
mded to institute a comparison as to
e " severity of different modes of pun
ament," and to charge, that " unjust
Iscriniiiiation .against the negro race
- ill be the result," because, by the.
ws of North-Carolina, " frcedmen had
en sentenced to be publicly whipped
our Courts," whereas "no U. S.
ourt can inffict the punishment of
hipping," and that " white men charg
1 with larceny and other crimes are
r the most part reserved for trial by
ilitary Commission" and therefore not
hipped, then I misapprehended your
.caning.
You have not been charged with
lying that unjust discriminations a
linst the negro race have been made
'y the adjudications of our Courts."
'iave merely called your attention to
.a fact that no such discriminations
we been made, and cited you to the
oof. Unless such discrimination is
tide, there is no reason why our Courts,
lministered according the rules of the
mmo:i Law, so far as negroes are
.ucerned, permitting them to introduce
very witness, white or black, who
iows anything important for the de
uce, should be excluded from trying
fences committed by negroes, because
under existing orders certain while
riminals" are " to be tried by Military
ommission."
As you disclaim intending to com
hiin, "that any civil Court had made
i just uiscninination against the negro
ice in its adjudications," and as it is
our duty to see that justice is done the
gro race, the inference is, that experi
icc has satisfied you that there lias
ecu no such discrimination.
I deem it right and proper to state,
'iat our people, whom L believe to be,
ncerely desirous of discharging faith
ily their duties to the United Stales
ovi-rnment, and whose character for
niesty and impartiality in the jury box
is almost isassc"! lino a imneri
, i .... .i
teel
.ul el v the degradation to which they
ive been subjected, in being held
nienabh' for criminal offences, to a tri
unal, e.-tablifhcd in violation of the
mdamcutai principles of Mairua Char- ;
i, truaratiieeiiig to every freeman a j
ial by jury, and awarded punishment,
i many instances, by men totally un- j
ersed in the laws, which they have as- j
.lined to administer. In regard to the '
uestion propounded as to the admis- :
ion of negro evidence against white j
ersons, 1 presume that you are not j
ware that a Judge is never expected
o express an opinion in advance, upon i
. p;esfio:i ( lilt may soon be brought
efore him for judicial decision. I felt, I
owever, iustined in savinir, that if the !
Iiicf difficulty in
the way ot vieldmg
he exclusive pint
exclusive mns.iiction in criminal
natters to our Courts, consists in
the
annrehensioii that any uniust discrimi
nation against the ncuro race would be
made ill regard to the I'isrht to testify,
such apprehension ought "to be removed
by the recent act to which you refer, 111-
as-much as by sec. 0th it is declared
that whenever matters relating to freed
nen shall be fully committed to the
Courts of this Slate, " That persons of
color, not otherwise incompetent, shall
be canable of bearinsr evidence in all
controversies at law and in equity,
where the rights of persons or property
of persons of color shall be put in issue
and would be concluded by the judg
nent or decree of Court, and also in
ileas of the State where the violence,
.'rand, or injury alleged shall be charg
ed to have been done by or to persons
of color. In all other 'civil and enrui
nal cases such evidence shall be deemed
inadmissible unless by consent of the
parlies to the record."
As this provision extends to negroes
"all common law rights" in every pos
sible contingency in which their rights
of person or property shall be put in is
sue, I trust that your influence will be
exerted for the purpose of putting an
end to that unusual and irritating tribu
nal, which has been established for the
trial of freednien, and which entirely ig
nores that foundation stone of Anglo
Saxon Liberty, to wit : Trial by Jury,
and which our people believe not un
frequently makes unjust discrimination
against the white race and in favor of
the negro.
If not permitting negroes to testify
in cases affecting white persons alone,
where the parties interested refuse to
consent to their being admitted as wit
nesses, is to be considered a reason for
interference with the administration of
the laws of North-Carolina, all right
minded citizens will hail with delight
the coming of that hour, in which a
tribunal, thus perpetuated, shall be
numbered with the things that were.'
Very Kespeetfully,
JJANIKL G. FOWLE,
Jttdte, Sup. Ct. of Lit w.
BCUEAU OF KtU'ldKES, FuEEDMEX )
and Abandon iii Lands, J
Kat.ei.ih, N. C, April 7, 18G6.
D. G. Fowi.eEsq.,
Jtuhje Sup. Court of Luw,
Sin: Your communication of the
5th inst., was received last evening. I
regret that it is not consistent with
your duty to express an opinion upon
the question propounded in my note as
to the admission of negro testimony
against white persons, for, were the un
certainty on this point removed, I could
suggest to the Commissioner of this
Bureau, such changes in the orders un
der which we now act, as might possi
bly lead to satisfactory settlement of
the questions of jurisdiction. ; I trust
an occasion may soon be given for a ju
dicial decission which will leave no
doubt as to the stat us of the negro.
It does not become me to enter into
any discussion of the character of mili
tary tribunals established by the United
States Government, as I am no more re
sponsible for their existence than I am
for the condition of the country where
their jurisdiction has been deemed
necessary.
Thanking you for your patience and
courtesy, and sorry to have given you
so mucn irouuie, j. remain,
Yours very respectfully
E. WHITTLESEY,
Assistant Commissioner.
In the confusion consequent on the flare
up between the Ilichuiond papers and. the
printers, the Krtminer spells the word" pub
lic," in one instance, without a k.
The system on which Brisjham Young con
ducts his matrimonial affairs: Quick returns
and small prophet.
Ceechkr's Last. ITenry Ward Beccher
compares the radicals in Congress to mon
keys in a cocoanut tree, pelting the Presi
dent from a safe distance.
gCALE OF DEPRECIATION !
The following Act, in relation to the scaliujr of
Confederate Currency, from the time of its tirst
issue to the end of the war, p:issed at the recent
session of the General Assembly:
A KILL TO I5E ENTITLED AN ACT TO
ESTABLISH A SCALE 8i' DEPRECIATION
OK CONFEDERATE CURRENCY.
Wiieiseas, By an ordinance of the Convention,
entitled " An nHiiance deelarinr what laws and
ordinance are in force, and for other purposes,"
rati tied on the lStli day of October, A. 1)., lSi5,
it is made tin' duty of the (i-neral Assembly to
provide a scale of depreciation of the Coiik;raic
Currency from the time of its lirst issue to tin;
end of the war; and it is further therein declared
t;:at "all executory contracts, solvable in money,
whether under seal or not, made after the depre
ciation of s.iid currency before the 1st of May,
lSCi., and unlilled (except oilieial bonds and penal
bonds payable to the State) shatl be deemed to
have been made witis tiie understanding that they
were solvable in money of the said currenev,"
subject, nevertheless, to evidence of ditferent in
tent of the parties to the contract; therefore,
H' if ijtnrtfrl hij thr flt'nmtl Axxtmnly nffhr Stufe
-f yrfh-('(riilin'f, it ml It is tirrt-hri i-nieti-(l lj the
authority -'J' tin- That the following scale 'of
depreciation bit ami the same is hereby adopted
and established as the measure ot value of one
gold dollar ill Confederate currency, for each
month, and the fractional parts of the month of
December, is-ll. from the 1st day ot November,
ISO, to the 1st day of May, lST,5,"to-wit :
Sr:tr- i;' ili jin ei t'!;i of (' ,iir;h;-nte earn ', the
tnl'l ff''7' thf i'itt Unit IMrx'rr '' enhtt't
J'luni .v N xt, lSiil, t .If.iy xt, 1.S05:
Months. ISiU. lSt;r. ISC,:;.
Januarv, rio O0
iVbruaVv, l ::o :i aa
March, " 1 M 4 M
April, 1 oo 5 0i
Mav, 1 50 5 ."0
Juue, 1 : ) 0 50
.Tulv, 1 rX) il R)
Auiut 1 M i i 00
Scpicmbi-r, 2 (."') 1 f
October 2 00 14 0O
Noveoibi r, -1 10 U tt) 15 00
D. cember, 1 15 2 50 1) 00
December 1.-1 to lot ii inclusive,
" Kltii to Oth,
" 1st to olst,
1SI54.
S -.'l 00
21 00
oo
20 oo
1!) 00
IS (K
21 00
IK)
Si 00
Jti (K)
M (K
1805.
. 00
50 00
GO 00
100 00
:!5 00
4-2 00
40 00
fhei-att. Many jjnivc and dillieult disputes
may arise between" executors, administve.tors,
iruitrd'tans and trustees, and their legatees, distri
butees, ward and re-it iiwir trust, in the settle
ment of their accounts and trust, arising from the
depreciation of Conf -delate currency. State trea
sury notes and bank notes, incident to and grow
ing ot:t of the late war; mid that lawsuits and
- j expensive litigation may be obviated.
- ! Ji- it further din. rnl, That in all such cases, the
parties arc hereby empowered to form a iuli and
i-ri'.'-i -it:iti i!i. ii!ol' !Iie case on both sides, which
i ease shall he committed to the determination of
j "-of Xi cm"
"deraiid determine the same, according to e.piily
.mil 'ooa conscience: J'inrnieti, hoieen-r, I hstt no
part of this section shall be construed to estop or
binder anv person from proceeding in the usual
course of law, if ho shall deem the same necessary.
A true copy. J. A. ENUELHAKD,
Clerk of Semite.
T
HE NTAJIP ACT.
ONE OP THE TAX LAWS OF TIIE UN'ITED STATES.
Acknowledgment of deeds, Exempt
Allidavit, ft els.
(in suit or legal proceeding?,') Exempt
'Agreement or Appraisement, for each
"sheet or piece of paper, on which the
same is written, 5 cts.
Assignment or Transfers, of mortgage,
lease or policy of insurance, the same
duty as on the original instrument of
-oatent right, cts.
Bank Checks, Drafts or Orders, &e., at
sight, or on demand, 2 cts.
Bills of Exchange ; Inland drafts or order .
payable otherwise than at sight or on
demand, and any promisory note what
ever, payable on demand or at a lime
designated except bank notes issued
for circulation, and cheeks made and
intended to be, and which shall be,
forthwith presented for payment for a
sum not exceeding 5100, " 5 cts.
For every additional $100 or fractional
part thereof, 5 cts.
Bills of Lading vessels forthe ports of the
United States or British North America, Exempt
On receipt of goods on any f 'reign ports, 10 cts.
Bills of Sale of any vessel, or part there
of, when the considerrtion does not ex
ceed S500, 50 cts.
Exceeding $500 and not exceeding $1,000, 1 00
Exceeding one thousand dollars for each
live hundred dollars fractional part
thereof, 50 cts.
Of personal property, other than ship or
vessel Bond personal, for payment of
money see mortgage. Oilieial, ?1 00
For indemnifying any pel-son for the pay
ment of any sum ir money, where the
money ultimately recoverable there
upon is one thousand dollars or less, 50 cts.
Where the money recoverable exceeds
one thousand dollars for every addi
tional one thousand dollars, or fraction
al part thereof, . 50 cts.
Bonds, county, city and town bonds, rail
roads and other corporation bonds anil
script, tire subject to stamp duty. See
mortgage. Of any description, other
than such as are required in legal pro
ceedings, and such as are not otherwise
charged in t his schedule, - 25 cts.
Certificates ot deposit in bank, sum not
exceeding one hundred dollars, 2 cts.
Of deposit in bank, sum exceeding one
hundred dollars, ft cts.
Of slock in an incorporated company, 23 cts.
(lencral, 5 cts.
Of a itia!ihcationof a Justice of the Peace,
Commissioner of deeds or Notary
public, . o cts.
Of search nf records, cts.
That certain papers are on tile, 5 cts.
That certain papers cannot be found, 5 cts.
Of redemption of land sold -for taxes, ft cts.
Of birth, marriage, and death, 5 cts.
Of qualifications of school teachers, 5 cts.
Of profits of an incorporated company,
for a sum not less than ten dollars and
not exceeding fifty dollars, 10 ets.
Exceeding fifty dollars and not exceeding
one thousand dollars, 2a cts.
Exceeding one thousand dollars, for every
additional one thousand, or fractional
part thereof, ,. , 25 cts.
Of damage or otherwise, and all others
ccrtilicates or documents issued by any
port warden, marine surveyor, or other
person acting as such, " 25 cts.
Certified Transcript of judgments, satis
faction ot jndgments'and of nil papers
recorded or on lile, . 5 cs.
Check Draft or Order for the payment of
any sum of money exceeding $10, .
drawn upon any person or other than a
bank, banker or trust company, at sight,
or on demand, 2 cts.
Contract See Agreement Brokers, 10 cts.
Conveyance deed, instrument of writing,
whereby lands, tenements, or other
reality sold shall be conveyed, the ac
tual value which does not exceed S500, SO cts.
Exeeeding500,andnotexcecdingSl,C00, S1 00
Foreveryadditional five hundred dollars,
or fractional part thereof, in excess of
one thousand dollars, 50 cts.
Entry of any goods, wares or merchandize
at any custom house, not exceedingoue
hundred dollars in value, 25 cts.
Exceeding one hundred dollars and not
exceeding livehuudred dollars in value,50 cts.
Exceeding five hundred dollars in value, 1 00
For the withdrawal of any goods or mer
chandize from bonded warehouse, 50 cts.
Guager's return if for quantity not ex
ceeding ftye hundred gal. gross, 10 cts.
Exceeding 500 gallons, 25 cts.
Power of Attorney to sell or transfer
stock, or collect "dividends thereon, 25 cts.
To vote at an election if un incorporated
company, 10 cts.
To receive or collect rents, 25 cts.
To sell, or convey, or rent, or lease real
estate, 1 00
For any other purpose, 50 ets.
Probate of will or letters of administra
tion, where the value of both real and
personal estate does not exceed '2,000, SI 00
For every additional iU.OOO or fractional
part thereof, in excess of 2,000, 50 cts.
Bonds of executor, administrators, guar
dians and trustees, arc each subjected
to a stamp duty of $1 CO
Protest upon bill note, check or draft 25 cts.
Promisory Note, (See Bills of Exchange,
iniaud,) llenewal of, subject to same
duty as an original note.
Receipt for the payment of any sum of
money, or debt due, exceeding twenty
dollars, or for the delivery of "any pro
perty, 2 cts.
Trust Deed made to secure a debt to be
btumpt-d as a mortgage conveying estate
to uses, to be stamped as conveyance.
Warehouse Keccipt for any goods, waves
or merchandise not otherwise provided
for, deposited or stored in any public
or private warehouse not exceeding
five hundred dollars in value, "10 cts.
Exceeding live hundred and not exceed
ing one thousand dollars, 20 cts.
Exceeding 1,000 dollars, for every addi
tional !,000 dollars or fractional part
thereof, in excess of 1,000, 10 cts.
For any goods, etc., not otherwise provi
ded for,stored or deposited inaiiypubiie
or private warehouse or yard, 25 cts.
Writs or Legal Documents', writ or other
legal process, by w.tieh any suit is com
menced in any court of record, cither
of law or equity, 50 cts.
Writ or original process Usucd by acourt
not of record, where the amount claim
t d is KM) dollars or over, 50 cts.
Upon every confession of judgment or
cognovit for UU dollars or over, except
in cast's where the tax for a writ Las
b-e-,i paid, 50 cts.
Writ or other process, appeals from jus
tices courts, or oilier courts of inferior
jurisdiction, to a court of ucord, ' 50 cts.
Warrants of di-tress, when the amount of
rent claimed does not exceed loo dol
lars, 25 cts.
When the amount exceeds 100 dollars, 50 cts.
Insurance, Marine, haiul and Fire.
Where the consideration paid forthe
insurance, in cash, premium notes, or
botn, does nor exceed 10 dollars, 10 cts.
Exceeding ten dollars. and not exceeding
lifty, '50 ets.
Insurance, Life, when the amount insured
doe.- not exceed ;,!( dollars, 25 els.
Exceeding 1,000 and not exceeding 5,000
dollars, " 50 cts.
Exceeding 5.O0O dollars, l 00
Lcni; or leae of lauds or tenements
whi le the rents does not exceed IjO'Jper
aniiiiiii. 50 cts.
Exceeding 300 dollars, for each addition
al "iOii dollars, or f.":!t ional part thereof,
in excess of :!00 doihiu-, 50 cts.
Perpetual, subject to stamp duty as a
" conveyance."
Clause of guaranty of payment of rent
incorporated or indorsed, live cents ad
ditional. Measurers'' Keturu, if for quantity not ex
ceeding 1,'!;I bushels, . 10 cts.
Exceeding 1,000 bushels, 25 cts.
.Mortgage, trust deed, bill of sales, or
personal bond tor tiie payment of money
exceeding 100 and not exceeding 500
dollars, " 50 cts.
Exceeding 500 dollars for every addition
al 500, or fractional part thereof, in ex-ct-f
s of 500, 50 cts.
Pawner's Chicks, Sets.
Passage Ticket from tne United States to
any foreign port, casting not more than
as dollars, 50 cts.
Costing more than 35, and not exceeding
50, 1 00
For every additional fifty or fractional
part thereof, in excess of 50 dollars, 1 00
GENnn.VI. REMAUKS.
Kevenue Stamps may be used indiscriminately
upon anv of the matters or things enumerated in
schedule B, except proprietary and playing card
stamps, for which a special use has been provided.
Postage stamps cannot be used in -payment of
the duty chargeable on instruments.
It is the duty of the maker of an instrument to
atlix and cancel the stamp thereon. It he neglects
to do so, the party for whom it is made, may
stamp it before it is used ; and if used after the
30th of July, 1SGI, and used without a stamp, it
cannot atterwaras lie cuecluaiiy stamped. Any
failure upon the part .of the maker ot an instru
ment to appropriately stamp it, rentiers him lia
ble to a penalty of t wo hundred dollars.
Suits are commenced in many States by other
process than writ, viz: summons, warrants, pub
lication, petition, cic. in which case these, as the
original process, severally require stamps.
Writs of scira facias are subject to stamp duty
as original processes.
The jurat of an allidavit. taken before a Justice
of the Peace, Notary Public, or other ollieci duly
authorized to take allidavits, is held to be a cer
tificate, and is subject to u stamp duty of live
cents, except when taken in suits of legal proceed
ing's. Ccrtilicates of loan in which there shall appear
anv printed or written evidence of an amount of
money to be paid on demand or at any time de
signate d, are subject to stamp duty as Promisory
Notes.
The assignment of a mortgage is subject to the
same duty as that imposed upon the original in
strument: that is to say for every sum" of five
hundred dollars, or any fractional part thereof, of
the amount secured by the mortgage, at time of
its assignment there must be ailixed a stamp or
stamps, denoting a duty Tf live cents.
When two or more persons join in the execution
of an instrument, the stamps to which this instru
ment is liable under the law, may bo atlixed and
cancelled by one of t he part ies.
In conveyances of real estate, the law provides
that the stamp atlixed must answer to the value
of the estate on interest conveyed.
No stamp is required on any warrant of attor
ney accompanying a bond or note, when such
bond or note has atlixed thereto the stamp or
stamps denoting the duty required, and whenever
any bond or note is secured by mortgage, but one
stamp duty is required on such papers, such
stamp duty being the highest rates required for
such instruments, or cither of them. In such a
case a note or memorandum of the value or de
nomination of the stamp atlixed should be made
upon the margin or in the acknowledgement of
the instrument which is not stamped.
1kANKS FOIt SALE.
WE HAVE JUST HAD PRINTED VARIOUS
Blank forms for cases in the Superior courts as fol
lows :
Indtctmcnut for Larceny,
Do Misdemeanor Altering Marks.
Do do Unlawful Fences.
Do do Fornication ai d Adultery
Do " do Assault and Hattery.
Do do Disorderly House.
Do do Unlawful Retailing.
Do do Forcible Entry.
Do . do Affray.
Price of the above blanks ?1 per quire.
These, with various other Blanks, such as Lund
Deeds, Marriage License Bonds, and Indentures,
are gotten up in superior style, with appropri
ate blank endorsements on back, and printed on
good paper. They will be sold on reasonable
. terms for cash.
Any Blauks, not on baud, will be printed to or
der at the shortest notice, nt the
STANDAUD OFFICE.
XXXIX COXGRESS.
FIKST REGULAR SESSION, CONVENED MONDAY,
DECEMBER 4TH, 1S05.
Senate.
LAFAYETTE 8. FOSTER, Norwich, Conn.,
Pi-exuient Ojfteio.
JOHN W. FORNEY, of Pennsylvania, Cfer.
Republicans (in Roman ;) Democrats (in itulies.)
The iigures before each Senator's name denote the
year in which itis term expires. The members
from tuo soutliorn is tales are noi ciossincu.
Total number of States, SB. Total number of
Senators when the Senate is full, 72.
ALABAMA.
1871 George S. Houston, .
1S07 Lewis L. arsons, .
ARKANSAS.
1871 E. Baxter, . -
1S07 William D. Snow, .
CALIFORNIA.
1SC0 Sohn Conness, Placerville.
1S07 James A. McDouiiaU, San Francisco.
CONNECTICUT.
18(19 James Dixou, Hartford.
1S07 Lalayette S. Foster, Norwich.
DELAWARE.
ISIjO George Tlertde Riddle, Wilmington.
lbil Mura iiiiittetmry, Georgetown.
FLORIDA.
1809 .
1807 .
GEORGIA.
1871 A II. Stephens, .
1807 II. V. Johnson, .
ILLINOIS.
1S07 Lyman Trumbull, Alton.
1871 Richard Yates, Quincy.
INDIANA.
1807 Henry S. Lane, Crawfordsville.
1800 Tiiijiuax A. lieitdfieks, Indianapolis.
IOWA.
ISO 7 fyaoancy.)
1871 James W..Grimes, Burlington.
KANSAS.
I:Ti7 Samuel C. Pomeroy, Atchison.
1805 James II. Lane, Lawrence.
KENTUCKY".
lC,7 (Janet Davis, Paris.
1871 James Guthrie, Louisville.
LOUISIANA.
1871 Hiuiidtdt Jfimt, New Orleans.
1807 1 Henry Jiitee, Alexandria. '
MAINK.
ISO!) Lot M. Morrill, August:!.
1871 William P. Fesseniieu, Portland.
MASSACHUSETTS.
lSflO Charles Sumner, ilostoii.
1071 Henry Wilson, Natick.
MARYLAND.
1859 Ii'vcrdy JiJuHtutt, Baltimore.
1807 John A. J. Creswell, Elkton.
MICHIf.AX.
1809 Zachariah Chandler, Detroit.
1871 Joeob il. Howard, Detroit.
MIXNi:SOT..
1$09 Alexander Ramsey, St. Paul.
I87i DauielS. Norton,' MankaLo.
MISSISSIPPI.
!8i'.'.1 ViiHiia.i L. Sharkey, Jackson.
1S71 JamiiS Jj. Alevrii, .
MISSOURI.
!."'it7 15. Gratz Drown, St. Louis.
180'.) John i. Henderson, Louisiana.
NEVADA.
1871 James W. Nye, Virginia City.
1809 William il. Stovart, .
XS'Y HAMPSHIRE.
1S147 Daniel Clark, Manchester.
1871 Aaron II. Cra.gin, Lebanon.
SS'iV KORK.
18.'-,7 Ira Harris, Albany.
1809 Edwin D. Morgan, New York.
NEW JERSEY.
1SI")9 WiVhi.a "Wrifht, Newark.
1871 John !'. Stuekl",i, Trenton.
NoKTlI-CAKOLIN'A.
1807 John Pool, Windsor.
1871 Win. A. Gi-a'aam, liiilsboro'.
OHIO.
1S07 John Sherman, ilaiisiield.
IStij Benjamin F. Wade, Jeii'ersou.
OiiEUON.
1807 James IT. yi.tmith, Salem.
1S71 George It. Williams.
PEN N .5 Y LV AN I A.
1807 Edgar Cowan, Creensbnrg.
1809 Charles il. ti t,:'calr?, Hloomsburg.
RHODE ISLAND.
1809 William Sprague, Providence.
lSil Henry B. Antaony, Providence.
SOUTH-CAROLINA.
ISO" John L. Maiming, .
lsTl Ui-njamin v. Peivy, Greenville.
TENNESSEE.
18C9 David T. Patter, .
1871 J. S. Fowler, .
TEXAS.-
1801 .
1871 .
VERMONT.
18(57 Luke P. Poland, St. Johnsbury.
18158 Solomon Foot, Rutland.
VIRGINIA.
1807 John C. Underwood, .
1871 Joseph Scg.ir, .
WEST VIRGINIA.
1809 Peter G. Van Winkle, Parkersburg.
1871 Waitniau T. Wiiiey, ilorgaalon.
WISCONSIN.
I8i57 Timothy O.- Howe, Green Bay.
1809 James K. Doolittle, Racine.
House of Representatives.
SCIT CY LEU COLFAX, South Beud, Intl.,
Sjicakcr.
EDVV.ilu .McniiiiiSO, liettysDurg, l't
Clerk.
ALABAMA
. Joseph W. Taylor,
. J. M. Shcid, .
. T. J. Jackson, .
ARKANSAS.
J. M. Johnson,
C. C. I.angdon,
Geo. C. Freeman,
C alien A. Battle, -
W. Bycrs, .
Lorenzo Gibson, -
CALIFORNIA.
Donald C. McRuer, San Win. Iligby, Calaveras.
Francisco. John Bidwell, Chieo.
CONN ECT1CUT.
Henry C. Deming, Hart- Augus. Urandagce, New
ford. " London.
Samuel L. Warner, Mid-John H. Hubbard, Litch
dletown. licld.
DELAWARE.
John A. Nicholson, Dover.
FLORIDA.
Ferdinand McLeod, .
GEORGIA.
Solomon Cohen, . E. ft. Cabanniss, .
Phillip Cook, . J. D. Matthews, .
Hugh Buchanan, Colum-J. H. Christy, Athens,
bus. W. T. Wotford.
ILLINOIS.
John Wentworih, Chi- S. il. Cullom, Spring
eago. lield.
John F. Famsworth, St. Leieis IF. lions, Lewis
Charles, town.
Elihti 15. Washburne, Anthony Ttomlun, Shel
Galcna. byville.
Adgcr C. Harding, Mon-&tuei & JWanAaU, Jlc
moulh. Leansboro'.
E. C. Ingcrsoll, Peoria. Jehu Baker, Alton.
i. C. Cook, Ottawa. Andrew J. Kuykeudall,
Henry P. II. Bromwell, Vienna.
Charleston.
S. W. Moulton, ( ktye) Shclbyvillc.
INDIANA.
William E. Xiblaclc, Vin- Daniel W. Vorheex, Tcrre
cennes. Haute.
Miehnrl C. Kerr, New Godlove S. Ortu, Lafay
Albany. ctte.
Ralph Hill, Columbus. Schuyler Colfax, South
J. 11. Farquhar, Brook- Bend.
ville. Jos. H. Dcfrees, Goshen.
George W. Julian, Ccn- Thomas N. StUlwell,
trevilie. Anderson.
Ebeiier.cr Dumont, Indi
anapolis. IOWA.
James F. Wilson, Fair- John A. Kasson, Dcs
- field. Moines.
Hiram Price, Davenport. Asahel W. Hubbard
W. B. Allison, Dubuque. Siour City.
Josiah B. Grin n ell, Grin-ii.elL.--
KANSAS.
Sidney Clarke, Lawrence.
KENTUCKY.
Lawrence S. Trimble, Lovcl II. Rousseau, Lou
Paducah. isville.
Burwell C. Rivier, Hop- Green Clay Smith, Cov
kinsville. ingtou.
Henry Grider, Bowling G. S. Shanklin, Nicholas
Green, ville.
Aaron Harding, Greens- W. II. Randall, London,
burg. Samuel McKce, Mount
Sterling.
LOUISIANA.
Louis St. Martin, . John E. King, .
Jacob Barker, N. Orleans Johu S. Young, .
Robert C. Wickliffe, .
MAINE.
John Lynch, Portland. John H. Rice, Foxcroft.
Sidney Perhain, Paris. Fred. A. Pike, Calais.
Jas. G. Bluine, Augusta.
MARYLAND.
Jllram McCiMmiyli, Elk- Francis Thomas, Frank
ton, ville.
Johu L. Thomas, Jr., Benjamin O. Harris,
Baltimore. Leonardtown.
Clias. E. Phelps, Balti
more. MASSACHUSETTS.
Thomas D. Elliot, New Geo. S. Boutwell, Grot on
Bedford. John D. Baldwin, Wor-
Otikes Ames, N. Easton. cester.
Alex. II. Rice, Boston. William B. Washburn,
Sam. Hooper, Boston. Greenfield.
John B. Allcv, Lvsm. II. L. Dawes, Pittsfteld.
Nathaniel P. Banks, Waltham.
MICHIGAN.
Fernando C. Beamau, Rowland E. Trowbridge,
Adraiu. - Birmingham.
Ciias. Upson, Coidwater.John F. Driggs, East
J. W. Longyear, Lansing Saginaw.
Thos. VV. Ferry, Grand Haven.
MINNESOTA."
William Windom, Win- Ignatius Donnelly, Hast
ona. ings.
MISSOURI.
John Hogan, St. Louis. Jos. W. McClurg, Linn.
II. T. Blow, St. Louis. Robert T. Van Horn,
T.i. E. Noell, Perr.-villc. Kansas City.
JnoR. Kelso, Springlield
MISSISSIPPI.
Arthur E. Reynolds, . A. M. West, Jackson.
Richard A. Prison, . E. G. Peyton, .
James T. Harrison, .
JEW HAMPSHIRE.
Goniaii Marston, Exeter. James W. Patterson,
Eo. 11. Rollins, Concord. Hanover.
NEW JERSEY.
John F. Starr, Camden. Andrew J". Rogers, New
Wiiliani A. Newell, AI- ton.
lintown. Ediriu R. V. Wright,
('nieli i Siyreaee, Phil- Hudson City.
lipsburg.
NEW YORK.
Stephen Taber, Roslyn. Cal. T. Ilulburd, Brasher
Teitfiiit (r. IXeyt.t, New Falls.
Utrecht. . James il. Marvin, Sara-
Jas. Humphrey, Brook- toga Springs.
lyo. Denias Hubbard,. Jr.,
l- ira'iii Jime, N. York. Smyrna.
XJma Taylor, N. York. Addison IL Lallui, Her
H. J. Raymond, N.York. kiincr.
John. 11. Chimier, 2ew R. Coukting, Utica.
York. Sidney T. Holmes, Mor-
J-ii.nx linxik-1, N. York. risville.
William A. Darling, N. Thomas T. Davis, Syra-
York. " cuse.
IVilUani Radford, Yonk- Theodore M." Pomery,
ers. AubuiT
( '. I. Whijb ld, Goshen. Daniel Mi rris, Pcnn Yan.
J. It. Ketehain, Dover. Giles V. JJotchkiss,Eing
E'dwiti y. Ilnbbcll, Cos- hampton.
saekio. Ham. Wan', Buimnnt
('. G'otidiear, Schoharie. Ros. Hart, Rochester.
J. A. Griswold, Troy. B. Van Horn, Newlane.
Robert S. Hale, Eiiza- J. J. luimpliri y, Buffalo,
bethto.vn. "" Henry Van Aeruaiu,
Frankiiiivillc.
NORTH-CAROLINA.
Jesse R. Stubbs, Wil- Bedford Brown, Yaneey-
liamston. ville.
C. C. Clark, Newbern. S: II. Wulkup, Monroe.
T. C. Fuller.Fayettevitle.A. II. Jones, ilcndtqgyn
Josiuh Turner, Orange.' ville.
NEVADA.
Delos It. Ashley, Virginia City.
OQ IO.
Benj. Eggieston, Cinciii- J. il. Ashley, Toledo.
nati. Hez. S. Bundy, Reed's
Rutherford B. Hay is, Milts.
Cincinnati. Vi'm. J- Ilitrk, Somerset.
RobertC. Sehenek, Day-Columbus Delona, ML
ton. ernou.
William Lawrence, Bel- M. Walker, Woostcr.
lefontc. ' T. A. Plants, Pomeroy.
I'rii'ieU V. Lc JSoud, J. A. Bingham, Cadiz.
Celina. Epl r tim Ii. Eekley, Car-
R. W. Clarke, Batavia. rolton.
Samuel Sltcilabarger, Ruf. P. Spalding, Clcve-
Springficld. " land.
James ii. Hubbell, Dela- J. A. Garfield, Hirnm.
ware. -
Ralph P. Buekland, Fre- ssj ,;
mont.
OREGON.
James II. D. Henderson, Eugene City.
PENNSYLVANIA.
Snmiel J. Jl'iiuhOl, Phil- -1. J. (floxxbrcuner, Yon?,
adelphia. Vacant.
Charles O'Neill, Phila. Abraham A. Barker, Eb-
Leonard Mvers, Phila. ensburg.
Wm. D. Kellev, Phila. Step. V. Wilson, Vvells-
M. lius. Tliaver, Chest- boro'.
nut Hill, Phila. Glenn W. Scoficld, War-
lietijiimin 31. Buyer, Nor- ren.
ristown. Chas. V. Culver, Frank-
J. M. iiroomall, Media. lin.
Sydenham K. Aueona, Jtio. L. Damon, Browns
Reading, ville.
Thud Stevens, Lancaster. Jas. K. Moorhead, Pitts-
Myttr NlroHsr, Pottsville. borgh.
Phillip Jomsoh, Easton. Thomas Williams, Pitts-
Charlei JJeitttuu, Wilkes- burgh,
barre. Geo, V. Lawrence, Mo-
Ulys. Mercur, Towanda. uongiihcla. City.
G. F. Miller, Lewisburg.
RHODE I8LAND. - . -
Thos. A. Jenckcs, Provi-Nathan F. Dixon, Wes
deuce. tcrly.
SOUTH CAROLINA.
Jno. D. Kennedy, . Saihael McGownn, .
William Aiken, . James Farrow, .
TEXAS.
TENNESSEE.
Nath. G. Taylor, . Win. B. Campbell, Nash-
Iloraeo Maynard, Knox- ville.
ville. S. M. Araell, .
Win. B. Stokes, Smith-1. R. Hawkins, .
ville. J. W. Lef'twilch, Mem
Edward Cooper, . phis.
VERMONT.
Fred. E. Woodbridge, Portus Baxter, Derby
Vergennes. Line.
Justin S. Morrill, Straf
ford. viroiuiA.
W. H. B. Cu-tis,
. A. H. II. Stuart, Staun-
L. II. Chandler. Norfolk, ton.
B. Johnson Barbour, . Robert Y. Conrad, Win
Robert Ridgeway, Rich- cliester.
. mond. Daniel II. Hodge, Mont-
Beverly A. Davis, Dan- gojnery.
ville.
WISCONSIN.
Halbcrt E. Paine, Mil- Charles A. ElrUlge, Fond
waukiu. , du Lac.
IthamarC. Sloan, James-Philetus Sawyer, Osh-
ville. kosh.
Amasa Cobb, Mineral Walder D. Mclndoe, .
Point. Warsaw.
WEST VIRGINA.
Chester D. Hubbard, K. V.. Whaley, . Point
Wheeling. Pleasant.
George R. Latham, Graf
ton. ;
Delegates from too Territories.
New Mexico. J. Francisco Chaves, Santa Fe.
Utah. V.'illiam If. Jboper, Salt Lake City.
Washington. Arthur A. Denny, Seattle.
Nebraska. Phiiicus W. Hitchcock, Omaha.
OduoRADO. Allen A. Bradford, Denver.
Dakota. Walter A. Burleigh, Yancton.
Ainzoh. John N. Goodwin, Prescott.
Idaho. E. D. Ilolbrook. Idaho City.
Montana. Samuel 2IeJ.ean, Bannock City.
CAilll ART, VniTFOHB & CO.,
MANUi'ACTURBKS AND WHOLESALE DEALERS IN
HEADY- MADE CLOTHING,
American Kxpvess lini'ding, Kos. 55, 5T,
i 53 and GI, Hudson Street,
-KeapDuane, NEW YORK
T. F. Capiiart, Henry Shafer,
Wm. H. Wiutpord, J. B. Van Wagenen,
A. T. Hamilton.
fi- Ofllce of Payau &. Curhart in liquidation.
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