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In Senate, Dec. 22d, the Vice President
select committee, consisdng of Messrs. Nau-
tkia, Kent, Linn, Grundy, and Kobmson.
Mr. Wright said he was charged with
presented.a neiition from sundry officers of W . t. 0 L, of x- . vv1r ovij
:r rr i m , r r the citizens ot tfee City oi New York, and
the United States Army for increase tfiJLtW tMM
Mr. igiiig of Ala presented a memorial
from the Bank of Washington praying a
renewal of their charter. Referred to the
Committee on the District.
Mr. Benton requested that the memorial
would be withdrawn. He formerly stat
ed, that it was his intention to oppose any
renewal of the charters of those banks.!
those citizens who were sufferers by the
late conflagration m that city.
Mr. W. said the memorial was too long
to authorize him to ask for its reading at
the Secretary's tabl, and he would there
fore stater.in the condensed language of the
memorial itself, the relief prayed for, which
was as follow.?:
X j - "-T ' - . - - i mm mm m
1. " A remission or refunding ot duties
on goods in original packages, which have
,.- i:v i i . l .u .. on troous in original .aciiiift's, w ujuu na
which had stopped payment, during the V 6"ua 111 , . 'florTV )t:.
1 u ...,. ,:,c.-.,i been destroyed by the late conflagration.
Punic season, uuiu iic ho sautucu uy mc. - ,
r a i - t ; iu 2. ' An extension or credit on all the
investigation of a Select Committee, into all f" . x" . , . .,.
:V ""fo"-' . , . t. ' 'existing bonds for duties payable in this
the matters connected with their stoppage, -f1. v; c v A f. f , r.. r ., ...
j v , - Ao,. city, and falling due after the loth cr this
and subsequent resumption of payment, -jr"-11 o
t i :....,i.-,4 A;.,t!..t.r.t ,-,f month.
'.u . : r. u i- ; v,f I 3. "A general. tt-mvorarv extensoin of
BS to examine into the general effect of the tht? e of payment of cash and other du-the document herewith be reared to the
svstom, pursued in the District. ffW " QUOS m,P ieu ","u ,TT ""jSame tomrauree.
Mr Kino- of Alabama, declhiinffto with-.fctates subsequent to tne lotn or tins montn
. 7 O
tnem ask us far a tc cWu t. ile tbonght
it necessary their alfkirs should first b
thoroughly investigated; aid he believed a
sdect committee were more likely to.do
this, than the committee ob the District : .
MessTs. W. B. Shepard, Bouldin, Mc
Kennon, Lane, Mercer, and Everett, spoke
against the reference to a select committee ;
and M6sr. Thomas, Vauderpool, Boards
ley and Mjmn, in favour of a'select, and a
gainst the committee on the District. When
the House finally refused to refer to the
committee on the District by yeas and nays,
113 to 88 ; when, after amendment, the re
ference was made to a select committee.
In Senate, Dec. 3 1st, on motion of Mr.
Hendricks, Resolved, That the Committee
oh the Public Lands be instructed to in
quire into the expediency of making a
grant of land to one or more colleges in
each of the new States, for education of the
poor upon the manual labor plan, and that
INTIIAN MASSACRFfil. THE TRUEpEMQKATgj. .
By the arrival yesterday f the Sphr. FtJ speaking of the resettling of the no
George and Muy. Cart. Vvilley, in 24 mination of Judge White in Alabama, tne
nos'rrora St. John's (E. F.) wejeceived Washington- Globe -wakes the following
thejiksonville Courier of the S24t h inst., just and forcible. renrlcs ;
from wkich we have made copious extracts It is gratifying to observe what an m
respecti the hostile operations of the In- stinctive feeling of Republicanism pervedefe
dians in lhat section of liie. country. , the virtuous,; honesi landholders of this
- We have conversed with Capt. Willey, country. Cities. town, villages; the travel
and learn from him, that a large portion of ling, trading, floating population, are, for
the territory has been desolated by the In- the most part. as unsettled in their politics
dians, they having made a d scent from as in their circurastaflikit s. But that vigor
that part of the territory occupied - by ousminded, virtuous, and all powerful class
them, and swept every tiling in their route, in this country, which has struck its roots
from Valusia to Black Creek, on the main deep into its soil, ancfeovers it with alUhe
roa(i nnd also Trom the same point to magnificent and richly teeming produc
Lake Gieoro-e, and down the St. John's tions which constitute its glory and its
River to Black Creek, burning all the wealth, are as its mountains fixed on prin
dwellings in their course, and murdering ciple, and as unchangeable in their course
nh r.f the inhnbiianis as had not pre- as its ereat rivers
viously made their escape. The extent of A correspondent of the W lobe, in writing
the loss of life, could not of course, be from Tuscaloosa, says the Convention
1 J .nnnnl of tkP hon 11 nArm mntPfl liiflnro .Wi Kim W..,U C
confusion that ; existed but Capt. VV. states Madison ; colonel Joiin M'Kmley, tf Lau
i k-Mt information reached Jacksonville on derdale; Major Watlcins, of LawTence,
this House, the tabular statement eat!
ing the sums yearly paid under each ma
terial expenditure from 1816 to I834 inclu-
A. " An investment ol portion ol the un
I . t i -c .v tt : i
m Benton rose, to asure the gentlemen appropriatea surplus revenue oi uie
who urged this memorial.that unless they States nr such sums and such manner
attended to the suggestion he now madJ, Jg aord rehef to City of New
they would tal:e very little ultimately . , , . t i.
J - - .i-: u":ii "Mr. W. moved that the memorial, with-
even ir mcy succeeuea in geumgiueir uu;-i -i j . J , . , . 4 j v
through Congre s. They should conform out a reading, be referred to the Committee W referred to in his reported on the fi-
by many el t( rations in their c
liiiht of the asre.
. Messrs. Benton, Wright, Clayton, Crit
tenden, and Preston, were appointed by
ballot a eommittee on the subject of the
Ohio and Michigan boundary.
Michigan. Mr. Benton modified the
The Senate adjourned over till Monday.
In the House, Dec. 31, on motion ot jr.
Cave Johnson, it was Resolved, That the
Secretary of the Treasuiy transmit to ' rrcaaler 0f the Militia was .e- j W. R. Hallett, Mobile, as Electors for Pre-
illOll- . . 7 1 T .
the morning of the 25th, tnat Air. vvooa- j uenerai i nomas v. rvmg, ol 1 uscaloosa :
ruff and one negro, who were on Mr. For- Colonel William R Picket, Autauga ;
rr's nlantiition had been killed, and ; Judge Jno. S. Hunter, of Lounds, and Cel.
' Resoluth r; to expunge favt'ltn; ndopt
d by decided mrjoritits of both Houses
of the Legislature of ll.UKOiS.
The Expunging H solutions (which
we published on "Tut stfny last) have also
passed the 12cu.se of lu pre sentaf ties of
Ohio, by o vote cf 47 to 24 nearly 2 to
i; The Hepublhanstofd the mark. The
ori!y flinching and dodging was on the
part oi the Whigs. They attempted in
every vai it ty of form, to bin k he question,
nnd to trammel the resolutions. They
proposed amendments, denying to the
State Lfguluiures the light to instruet-1-and
rest-rving" the right only tc the People
of a Siate But all their manoeuvres were
met and defeated by the firm advocates of
the Hight of Instruc tion. The Hesnlutions
will unquestionably be concurred in by the
Senate of Ohio.
There is also a Resolution before the H.
ofR. of Ohio, to instruct their Senators,
&c. to oppose the admission of Michigan
into the Union, until the boundary line of
Ohio is established in accordance with her
Constitution Richmond Enquirer.
not mortally wounded. The . sident arid Vice President. The Conven-
Krtr tn t h on Finance, and that the same be printed, uances of the 8th instant
Mr. Vright, from the Committee onin discussion on the question of referring
Finance, to which had been referred thethe petitions from the Banks in the EKs-
memorial of Dr. James T. Barclay, of
Virginia, on the subject, reported a joint
resolution, directing that certain experi-
.if: r -i fikuiA ,, meuis oe maue at me mini oi iuc wmwu
icsuiuuuii f.ji iiici j y ouuuiiuc u uy unit uo w
Mesrs Lyon and NorvelT, " who claim to be
Senators, .that they be received as specta
tors, and that chairs be assigned them on
the floor of the Senate, until the final deci
sion of the Senate." This Mr. B. said, was
with the exception of the word " floor " pre
cisely according to a former resolution, a
dopted when Tennessee first sent her Sen
Mr. Ewing moved to. strike out "on the
floor." Agreed to.
After a desultory discussion, in which
the proceedings taken by Michigan as they
Staters, under the direction of the siid Dr.
Barclay, with a view to an improvement
of the gold coins of the United States.
In the House, nearly the whole of this
day's sitting Was consumed in discussion
on the subject of the admission of Michigan ;
the question being, whether the subject
should be referred to the Committee on the
Territories, or to the Judiciary Committee :
the whole matter was finally referred to the
latter committee, by a vote of 107 to 79.
In Senate, Dec. 29, Mr. Clay in pursu
ance of notice iven, asked leave and IB
effected she boundaries of Indiana and Ohio, itroduced a bill to distribute for a limited
was incidentally touched upon,
A resolution submitted as an amendment
,in lieu of Mr. Benton's was finally adopted :
"That the same .ourtesy be extended to
the Hon. John NorvelTts spectator in the
Senate chamber, whirn by the rules of the
time the proceeds of the sales of the public
lands among the Statrs, and for other pur
poses. Mr. Clay went into an explanation of
the bill ; in the course of which, he said k
proposed a distribution ef the proceeds of
Senate is now extended to the delegates of ; the public lands fur the yenrs 1SS5, '38,
Territories and Representatives in Con
gress "Ayes 22, Noes 1 3.
vlr. Lynn, the other Senator from Mi
chigan, having been a delegate in Con
gress, was entitled by right to the courtesy
here extended to Mr. Norveii by special
Ju Senate, 23d Dec. On motion of Mr.
Jiesolvcd, That the Committee on Mili
tary Affairs be instructed to inquire what
number of floating steam batteries are ne
cessary for the defence of the Chesapeake
and Delaware bays, and the harbour of New
York, together with the estimate of the pro
bable cost of the same, and to report the re
sult to the Senate.
Mr. Ewing, pursuant to notice, askfd
and obtained leave to introduce a bill to
change tfie organization of the General
Post Office, which was read, and ordered
to a second reading, and to be printed.
This bill is the same as that which pass
ed the Senate at the last session.
Mr. Benton, pursuant to notice, asked
and obtained leave to introduce a bill pro
viding for the increase of the corps of En-
trict of Columbia for a re-charter: the re
ierence was finally made to a select com
mittee: the House adjourned till Monday.
THE GREAT NEW-YORK FIBE
raoit the EV-Toar btkmini stab.
j w.,r .rc uron. while on her
way down Black Creek to St. John s
We learn that the Indians had removed
their women and children to a place of
safety, and that it had been ascertained that
roads were sometime previously cut in dif
ferent directions, to reach the plantations,
fnr the cumose of facilitating
generous, is an oia out irue prov
The greater amount of the property des
troyed, about ten mil f tons ef dollars, is in-
sured at the different offices; The i having been compel lea to aonnoon intr
stockholders of those insurance comnanies fields; and the mills and buildings neces
MISSISSIPPI SENA TOR.
The latest accounts from this State csti-
store and bindery establishment of Dr. tion was most ably filled wjth the boe and mate the number at Jackson Van Buren
Rnifih at Polalka, were burnt down on ; sinew of the country, and has had a most men in the House a' 36; Jackson White' at
Wednesday last A boat from the ueorge . nappy enect. ran:jJufeaMM IW certauiiy P , nigs ana lNuinners b4 in all.
gei inr vote oi A u) pa ma as ol Georgia. nu in nvf oemiH yjumson v.m rurcn
You miy imagine the enthusiasm that two Jackson White nine Whig and
prevails on this subject, when I tell you that Nullific-rs. It is said that Mr. P. in dexter
old men, upwards of sixty years old, same cn get rn'v 26 votes but Nous Verrons I
on horseback upwards of two hundred A re-action has taken place in Mississippi,
miles, paying their own expenses, and at The eyes of the People are opening to
this inclement season of the year forwhat? the manesu vres whkb. have Wen pjayedffF
To secure the election of a man who, it is upon tbem- and the friends of Van Buren
believed, will carry out the principles of count upon the victory nejrt Fa'i. lb.
our glorious Old Chief, and preserve the "
Union of these States; and to teaah the The Pennsy: vanmn of the 30th Drceniber
members of the Legislature a lesson in no states; that "A large portion nf tbe Whirrs
litics, that is, to mind the business they' of the Ciiy of Philadelphia, positively
The Remedy." Be just before you are,the-r purposes, when the scene oi destruc
lerous, is an ol'd but true proverb. tion should hare commenced.
The effect of these disturbances on the
crops will be most disastrous, the planters
are composed :
lt. Of rich persons, who, by the fire,
may lose on-four;h, some one-third, and
many of them not one. sixth of their fur-
tunes, leaving them, after their losses, an
eafy for the manufactory of Sugars, ar?
most probably all destroyed.
A passenger in the George and Miry
has brought on letters requesting that arms
and ammunition may be forvvsrdtd, as
. - I a l
ample competency. These, therefore, are many o! tne troops arm volunteers are
not in want. '1 heir amount of insurance without any means of defence, although
stock is probably about one half the whole j every kind of weapon that could be found
2d. There is another class, who are
chiefly widows and orphans, many of;
whom are reduced to absolute beggary,
had been pressed into the service.
Neie Orleans and Mexico. It is appre-
heir stock in the insurance companies hended by some of the merchants of New
constituting all their property. We could j Orleans, that the assistance given by citizen
name several examples: One, a widow, ef the United States to the Texians, will
with nine children another, a lady from have a deleterious effect upon the trade (A
the South a third, a widow of one of the that city with Mexico. The Bee states
roost eminent of our deceased patriots, &c. the amount of the export trade ofNew Or-
TSS , ... f i . , . 1 . i . L J 1 . V a 1 nf 4 tliA maw r. . i I V4 i . r- i r. r rlnflr tKo Tvr c '
" ,&fiS millions, say, which is the sum in foct twenty months, at upwards, of $8,500,00'
to be raised by the city, on loan, from the: of which, $3,509,000 were of the domes-
stote or general government, to be presjn-(tie. manufactures of this eauntry. 1 he im
ted to these sufferers, so as to restore the ports from Mexico, daring the same prriod,
Insurance Companies to thejr solvent con- are estimated at $9,000,000. The import
dition before the fire, and toenable them to 'trade consists chiefly of bullion or specie,
yield a dividend for the partial support of which is of immense importance to the cre
those families. jdit of banking institutions. The sane pa-
It is now certain, we think, that the new per states, that, five or six months since,
stores to be en cted on the site of the ruins there were upwards of six millions of
will be as near fire proof as can be; and specie in the. banks it is now reduced to
nd 7, and corresponds with that offered in
Mr. C. in conclusion, took a retrospect
of his past life. He adverted to the circums
tance of his bring left an orphan, hi w;dw
ed mother, htr numero
embarrassed circumstances unaided him-i-
self by adventitious circumstances, he felt
:ts if he ought to be grateful to his country
men lor the high honours their partiality
b?d conferred upon him, for which, in re
turn, be .badvaimed at an honest.jfaithful and
zealous discharge of his duties.
The bill was then read twice, and refer
red to the Committee on Public Lands.
Mr. Calhoun, in pursuance of notice
" I 1 J ltJ I 1 I
iijven, afcKtu ai:u ootaineu leave, rdu iniro- . , ., c i v. m j t.-i
a au c ti vi , taken altogethtr, w-ill, as a matter of course, 'ess than three millions, and is gradually
d iced the fo lowirff bu s. which were read ' . j : i a r
be superior to any ever erected in this lessening.
city. At to any arrangements of streets,
different from lae old order, the dsfticul-
V -m. m. mm mm mv V . . m - . -1 - rt I. t r rm A t nt' V. 1 A
proMdmgfor a distribution of the surplus events the contrariety of opinions,
and ordered to a second reading
A resolution proposing an amendment
to the Constitution of the United States,
City of Mexico Nov. 14, 1835.
The Mexicans are determined on
striking a decisive blow in Texas. The
rerijuf ainouir uie several ciaies nno . . c j: " v j .l -i . v j v
rP t'u l9J9 iae icnacuy ai muiviuui rignis, ana ine j vjrom mem uns urnrrea i d.uuu to marcn
lerritories, until the year 1843. slowness of the necessary legal process, 1 there , but I expect the people in Texas
A bill to regulate the deposit ef the dp hJAi from two are prepared for them. If the Mexicans
nun ic mnnv . - i.-,.- .-
A bill to repeaLth first and second sec
tions of" an act to limit the term of office
A bill granting to the State of Missouri ;of certain officers therein named," apprev-
certain lands for the purpose of Internal
Mr. Grundy offered the following reso
lution, which lies over for consideration :
Resolved, That the Committee on the
Post Office and Post Roads be instructed to
inquire into the expediency of reducing in
to one act, all the laws establishing post
ed the 15th cf May, 1820, and for other
Mr. Calhoun submitted the following
resokttion, which was laid on the table :
Resolved, That th Report of the Secre
tary of the Treasury of the 15th instant,
relative to the duties that may be reduced
or repealed, be referred to the Committe
roads and post routes within the United on Manufactures, with instructions to re
States end the Terr tories thereof. port a hill ptoviding for the reduction or
In the House of Representatives, a con-repeal of all duties which, in their opinion,
siderable portion of this day was spent on J may be reduced er repealed, consistently
a Question of reconsidering a vote of the! with a due regard to the maufactuTing
House, referring- to the. committee on the interests.
District of Columbia a memorial for the
abolition of slavery in the District of Go
to five years. should gfit the worst of it, it will go hard
At an informal meeting of the two with us here. 1 hey threaten to cut all
Boards of Aldermen on Saturday a pro-! our throats, and are not a bit too good do it
position was made to issue a city stock to; A gentlemen of Nashville has m. d a
the amount of six millions of dollars to re- donation of five thousand dollars in aid of
lieve the Fire Insurance Companies by the Texians
purchasing their bonds and mortgages,
which would, of course, put the compa
nies in funds to meet their engagements.
Latest from New Grenada. By the
Momtilla, the Journal of Commerce has
In the House, M ti Cambrelencf present
ed the memorial of sundrv merchants nf
i, j m .i- 1 l n r . . ; . j
lumoia. Messrs. oiaue, oarianu, maun, , the city of New York, sufferers in the late
Ulasscock, iane, wnimesey, iwens ana nre there.
Wise, took part in the discussion, the ques
tion to re consider was carried, 148 to 61 ;
when Mr. Owens moved to lay the petition
and the motion to commit,.pn the table ;
which was carried, by a vote of 144 to 67.
In Senate, Dec. 24, Mr. Southard, from
the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported
a bill to authorize the enlistment of boys in
the United States Navy ; which was read
and ordered to a second reading.
On motion of Mr. Porter,
Resolretl, That the Committee on the
Judiciary be instructed to inquire it: to the
expediency of providing by la for the
ire regular and effectual hoWing of their
Courts by the Judges of the District Courts
of tro United States at the terms prescribed
iMor their respective districts ; and that they
also be instructed to inquire into the expe
diency of compelling District Judges to re
side at the places where .their respective
Courts are held.
Mr. Hendricks offered the following re
Resolved, That the Committee on the
Judiciary be instructed to inquire into
expediency of fixing, by law, the time of the
eommencement and close of every succeed
ing suasion of Congress.
After some remarks by Mr. Hendricks,
Mr. Webster, and Mr. Clayton,
The resolution was consiWred and a-
to, and the statement accompanying
it, was ordered to be printed.
In Sena'e, 28th Dec on motion of Mr.
Naudain, the petition and papers of Doctor
Boyd Riley, praying Congress to purchase
the right to U3e his improvement for the
application ol vapour to the human body,
presented at last session, was referredto a
A great number of petitions, memorials,
&c. were presented, which were appro
priately disposed of ; among them, Mr.
Casey presented the memorial of the Legis
lature of Illinois, prayins the establishment
of ports of entry on the Wabash river, and
atitbf points; in said State.-
In Senate, on Wednesday, 30th nit. on
motion of Mr, .Ruggles, it was resolved.
that a committee, to consist of three, be ap
pointed to take into consideration the state
and condition of the Patent Office, and the
laws relating to the issuing of patents for
new and useful inventions and discoveiies.
Mr. Den1on,x pursuance of notice given,
asked and obtained leave, and introduced a
bill to provide for the bvtter organization of
the corps of United States Topographical
Engineers; which was read, and ordered
to a second reading.
In the House, on the 30th ult. Mr. Beards
ley modified his motion for the admission
of Mr. Crary, who had been elected a mem
ber from Michigan, so as to read as follows.
Resolved, That Isaac E. Crary. who
claims to have been duly elected a member
of thts House, be admitted as a spectator
within the Hall during the sittings of this
A long discussion took nlaee on trm rp-
ference of the petitions of certain Banks in
iie uisinct ol Columbia for an extension of
the;r charters. A motion having been
made to refer them to the committee on the
District, Mr. Thomas of Maryland moved
to refer them to a select committee. Mr!
Thomas said four of the Banks in the Dis
trict stopped specie payments during the
panic pressure in 1834:n,d now two ol
There is a great embarrassment as to Bogota papers to Oct 1 1th The Con
the disposition of the millions of loads of gress was convoked for March 1st. The
rubbish in and about the ruins. Would it population of New Grenada is 1,637.199.
not be advisable to increase the battery on Increase in ten years 458.R50. President
the north end? An acre of ground may Santander had returned from his excur
be thus made at trifling expense, and af- sion through the country, highly pleased
lora great reiiet 10 me purjiic. wmi me zeai aispiayed tor constitutions-!
j order and the promotion of education.
The estimated loss by the recent fire, ia Archbishop Mosquera made his grand en
thought not over fifteen millions of do!- tree into Bogota, Sept. 21st. preparatory
!srs. The North River. City, Equitable, to assuming the government of that dio
New York, Fulton, Bowery, Guardian, cese A letter from Gen. Alava, the
Eagle, and Greenwich Insurance Compan- Spanish minister at London, in reply to
ies, will sll be able to pp y. We have not ()ne addressed from the Secrttary of Sta'e
yet heard of a failure that has taken place of New Grenada to Martinez de la Ros,
in consequence of the ire, a fact to' be .then primier of Spain, is favorable to the
mainly attributed to the liberality exercis- recognition of the independence of the
ed by the banks. The merchants are in South American Governments,
good heart. They will do justice to them-j Th Convention of the Republic of the
telves. They sear up against thtir ca- Ecuador had approved the Treaty with
famines line men. uur proBpenty has rew Grenada in all its parts. President
been checked, but it can not be broken. Rocafuerte had proceeded to Ambato,
ousintrsj is again Beginning to assume an,;wnere tne Convention was held, to tak
appesranee ei activity, ana it we are true ;me oams ot oftice, and was to return
were sent to do. and let President makintr to eppnrt the nomination of H lrri-
alons, and leave it with the People. f0"- At 8 meeting ai the Adelphi they
' jformoily denied tbe vnlsthiy of ihe noml-
Harrison and Tyler. In speaking of nation, and declared it notat all binding up
the nomination of Gen Harrison for Pre- on the Whig p,frty, Measures were ta
sident, and SenatoT Tvler for Vice rei-t conbr wi-a thnr political brethren
dent, by the whigs at Baltimore, the Rich, jthroughout the Knton, as to the course
Enq. says; the nomination aff-rds a cu-1 proper to pursue, and Horace Bint. ey was
rious coincidence. The coanty of Charles ;appomtcd at tbe head of the Committee of
Ci:y, in Vs., it seems, has furnihd the j Corrrspor.iicc. The two Conventions
Whigs of Maryland with both their can- antimasom.-: head aha the whig tail
didates for the Presidency and Vice Pre-are rmgh!y handled in the proceedings;
siderrcy. But they have missed a figure ! ,aftrf n cl xhe U5 I0U M harmony of the
i'he Whigs of Virginia have net vet taken CenKton is tbe o nonJ. scnpt specimen
un Mr. Tvler for their Vice and if thev!f arid harmony .evr brought before
were to re-echo the nomination of their
brethren of Maryland, the name of their
nominee will carry much lesa weight to
their ticket than they could have supposed
We bide the event, for the verification of
the prediction. We move, however, the
pteifj question Will John 7yler suffer
himself to be run on the same ticket with
Gen. Harrison a B$nk, a tariff an In
ternal Improvement politician ? The Un
ion would be as monstrous as the feble of
the Centaur. . ..
Indiana, The ftarrison convention
met on the 14th at Indianapolis. Gen.
Harrison was nominated as their sanci-
date for the Presidency. Mr. Lockheart
moved the nomination of Col. R. M John
son as Vice President and the Rev. Mr.
Shaw declared his preference for Mr.
Leigh but the proposition of Col. B'ake
prevailed to leave the Electors unpledged
with regard to the Vice. An Electoral
Ticket, Central Committee, &c, Ac. were
ihe political wond. 1 he nomination of
Harrison has mada two antimaonic pur
tirs, and two 'whig parties ; foor factions to
be marshalled and harmonised for the Fall
elections. 'I'rtilvThe nrbshcetsVif th
... j j "
auuon are dark and jftqfimV. The spirit
is of a similar character, fcm.
clous and embittered "
" raOM TBK CUXUMBTTS (mI?1.) PXESS.
jauaj. P " tBrr(i LxNCH.
This gentleman crafrnyTO-trira fi.V.iJtyA
Hugh L. White. In 1833, we are tu'd
he was a Van 5uven man, and that his
name may be seer, appended to an address
recommending Martin Van Buren to tba
Vice Presidency. Wrhat has Mei'ti:i Van
Buren been guilty of since, that he should
now oppose him so vehemently.
The White Whig party, who lay claim
to the cond':nee of the Democratic party
my their pretensions to Jacksonism, boast
then adonrfd and the Convention ad- ioudsY of the pretended Kitner victory m
Thus, the Whigs scatter their forces tae3e men recollect that the same
Whites Harrison, and W-bstrr, are nomi party which achievedthis pretended victory,
n8ted as Presidents and fcr the Vic published the c.'ifSn handbills, and are the
Presidency, ther have as many cssts 0fi0?inators of rri03t 0 ha vile slanoers by
to ourselvea, all will yrt be well.
' N. York Times.
The Daily Advertiser states that one
Quito on the 13th of August.
A letter from New Orleans, says," A
trooa deal nf ftKinm'nn- v ... 1 1
-U ...U : J ' I .j- . i "? . . "'1JP'K aiiivinif OUl DU8I-
mTn? 'noreainess is quite dull. Notwithstanding the
thousand do ars. hnd nn v- fnnrt.rn thnu.Lrof... . .
j , . , s,ttll,JU--ry iasi year and thenresent about
sand on bnnd- this ipv th initrano fi J. . . f'.-?riu' MU,U
office of eighty-six thousand.
We doubt not that the great cause,
and in our judgement the only cause, of
this great conflagration, has been owing to
wooden. cornices and gutters, and the want
of iron shutters.
We hope and trust the Common Coun
cil will pass an ordinance that no new store
shall be put up with wooden cornices and
gutters, under heavy penalties.
Pennsylvania Liberality -Mr Reed
has introduced into the Legislature of
Pennsylvania, a set of resolutions for the
relief of the sufferers in New York by the
late fire. They sppak of the fire as a
great national calamity, and request their
senators and representatives in Cone-res.
to co operate with the general government,
ordmg such relief as is consistent (the People's President.
kows vwuuuv.ua, Trenton Emporium.
short crops of cotton ' th Krt.r.nK
and rather too much for some dealers."
Disaster, The schooner Tobrr Mrc
of and from this port (Washington, N. C.j
cw-iUTK, went ashore on Squam
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on tne nitrht of fh. toh H
caTgo saved. The Cam V) roc
lost from the jibhoom on the night 'of the
oth ult. in a srale. Cant T-T w.n
thy and industrious man. and has lp.ft
large family to mourn his irreparable loss.
The President's Message has elicited
almost universal approbation. We have
heard of no earnings at it. p-.tcct thoso
the National Intelligencer which naner
belonging as it does to the United States
Bank, only acts out its miserable part by
tinding lauit with each and everv act of
character as the Managers of the Theatre
In Pennsylvania, Granger (th Anti-Mason)
has been nominated In Maryland,
John Tylor In Georgia, they hive at
'empted to press P. P. Barbour into the
fleet In N. Carofina and Indiana, they
leave the tieket unpledged. See what a
motley mixture !
Wassachusetts, Webster, dec.
Pennsylvania, Harrison and Granger,
Maryland, Harrison and Tyler,
Georgia. White and Barbour,
N. Carolina. White and unnleda-ed.
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Harrison, and unpledged.
White and anonymous.
Thus, the monstrous party of the Whie;?
has many heads Richmnnd Enquirer.
The object of the Whigs, however, is
obvious to transfer the eleetion of the
two highest Executive officers to the two
Houses of Congress, 'he People are to
be stript of their suffrages and he Sen
ate, the Vice. President!" The Whigs are
to run Webster in the North Harrison
in the middle ground White in the
South unless Mr. Clay is to be found
available, and sweeps the whole platter
Will the Peonle fall
J . m'. V VAV V 7
Will they suffer the election to pass into
the H. of R. 1 Never. Will Virginia per
mit her great vote of 23 Electors to be
frittered down to the same level with the
three Electors of Delaware ? Never-never.
The precipitate move of our Whigs in
the General Assembly has not been hailed
by their brethren even in Virginia with
acclamation. It has produced some sur
priseand apparently some "little disgust.
which the Whigs at? mp ed to traduce the
character of Genera! Jackson, w hen he was
a candidate for the Presidency. Think of
this, Jacksonraen I
Sprinh! (.; Repudiicstju
It is stated in the Philadelphia Satur
day Evening Post, that Hugh L. WThite,
of Tennessee, was born, it is said, in
Scotland, and came to this country when
5 years old, before the present constitution
was adopted. Some persons allege, that
on this ground. Judge White is ineliVihle
to the office ot .President of tho
The Hartford Times says " Mr. Van
Buren, with every sincere Democrat, is
opposed to conferr-ng any special privilege
On any class of men he is opnosed to
special legislation and chartered prero
gatives, and is the advocate of a plain and
simple government, with but few laws,
and those laws to be for the benefit of the
Gen Harrison. During the last sum
mer, the ladies of Chillicothe voted Col
Croghan a sword, and Gen. Harrison a
petticoat. In Hnrrisons own district, a
1 Van Buren man has been elected o Con
gress. Van Buren will walk over the
Course in Qhioln 1836. Missisvippian.
The editor of the Nullifyiug, alias Whig, .
alias WJnit Banaer, Mr. C. C Mayson,
publishes an extract of a letter, the author
of which, although a Whig, expresses a de
termination to sustain Martin Van Buren,
because he voted to give Free Negroes
possessed ef a certain amount of properly,
the privilege cf voting aad therefore thinks
he will lend his influence to emancipate
Negroes. The cause of truth-demanded
that Mr. Mayson should infonn bis readers
that Hugh" L. White, in the Convention
'.which formed the Constitution of Tennes
see, voted for giving free Negroes indis-
i .i a . r r
criminatety, tne ngni to vote, ir we are
not mistaken, the party opposed to Mr. V an
Buren jn the Convention of New York,
vere desirous of giving to Negroes indis
criminately, the privilege of voting, and Mr.
van Buren compromised the matter w-ith
them by agreeing to confer it upon Ne
groes possessed' of a certain amount of pro
perty, and who in consequence would be
more deserving than those w ho were run
aways and paupers. Hugh L. White vot
ed that" Free Negroes indiscriminately
should exercise this right. Mississippian
Raleigh and Gaston Rail Road. In
speaking of the incorporation of this com
pany by our Legislature, the Petersburg
Constellation says : "We are authorised
to say, that the contemplated bridge over tho
Lioanoke at tauten. will be forthwith com
menced the Ifpil Road route from thence
to Raleigh surveyed -and at least thiriy
miles of it completed within the ensuing
. The Louisiana Sugar crop, is said to he
about 70.000 hog&heads less this year than
it was last leaving a cUrhinution of about
70 per cent.