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To the Editor of the Standard : It will be recollected that when Mr. Jefferson was elected President, the House of Representatives had well nigh chosen Aaron Burr that the fury of par ty hostility put at defiance the popular will ; and every patriot was filled with alarm, for the fate- of our beloved country To prevent (iF they could) the recurrence of a trial so dangerous to the peace of the Nation and the permanency ot our Un ion, the republicans of that period found i: necessary to amend the Constitution of the United States. At a later date, when General Jackson was the first time a candidate for Presi dent, the people were split up by the num ber of candidates who were started, and all election by them was prevented. The House of Representatives (on whom the election was thrown by this division of the people) violated the will and disappointed the expectations of their constituent?, by electing Mr. Adams in preference to Gen. Jackson In like manner, at the secqpd election Of General Jackson, it was'iheptu(lud ef fort of the opposition party, again to tie feat Ivte election by the people, by multi. plyintr Or ncr the number 01 canoiaates lor V ice President. Fortunately, this design was ! dVte 'ted, and the scheme was defeated through the agency of a Convention which ! met at Baltimore from all part, of the -r r . i . T 1. r- J union, to sejeci some one jacKson cauui- date for the Presidency. A similar design is unquestionably en tertained now. The opponents of Mr. Vm Buren, and the advocates for Judge White in North Carolina, do not expect that Judpe White can be elected by the people. They must know, that if Mr. Van Buren is defeated, there will be no election. Many of them have the candour Jo admit it; and indeed, very few who re flect on the-subject, will be hardy enough to deny it. I have said that Jude White cannot e elected bv the people : and to silence i all dispute upon this point, I will here ot i i jjiuui vri ii . tic liuo urcu i.uii:illul u ten States, where, and where only, tick-1 advertisement of Messrs N. M. Martin and Don ets bave been formed of Electors in his "an J"cfBl"re ; whocifferthe PeftJ Gu'pk Cot . . ion bca for sale. We are told that the crop rais f.ivor. But it requires 1 45 to make a ma- ed from thisseed. will be three weeks earlier, and foritv: and these States eive 100 votes ' the 17 mucQ superior, to that from the com , , . . 7 . i mon seed. only, py this it appears, that were J udge 1 . 7 I ' , f. . I wmte to get every vote intnetntrs Where i ;o hp ra-n-n.nl he e! cited. The whole f J '131 I electoral vote of all the States is 238 ; a majority is 143. This majority cannot be obtained for Judge White, if every vote wore ffiven to him in the States where he! S 1 is nominated. And does anyone seriously believe that lis will be able to set all th e States where his friends have nominated Itim ? Re memberi that if he could do it, he cannot be elected President. But can he do it? I feel sure that he cahjict succeed in ne half of them. As mv object is, however, not to enter the field of conjecture, I will suspend any remarks on this point, and lay before you, irt" detail, the States in vh-cb alone Judge White has been nomi- iia!ed, and there too by the opposition par ty only : N Carolina, entitled to 15 Elector.il votes S. Carolina Georgia Tennessee do. 11 do. do. 11 do. do. l5 do. do. 4 do. do. 4 do. do. 7 do. d.. 5 do. do. 5 do. do. 23 do. Mississippi Missouri Alabama Louisiana Illinois A"iriinia 't he other States, where Jtulg White is not even voted fof, give 18S votes It may, therefore, be confidently re-asserted, thai Judge White is run by the opposition ( --irvt-i in I Stnlne fnr tr. mirn.isp rt 111 ... V 1 1 V ! I tJ 1 I V v 1 , .... I I II Jll. I VI S K' V I defeating an election of Prudent by fhe people; and ihose who vote for him, do, in efl'ect, vote in favor of sending the next election to the House of Representatives. ' Such a course is full of peril fit the pre-! sent juncture. I hp ipvp thPTP riPwr wa a period of our history, when this step would have been so dangerous to the lib-j ertiesof the country, as it is now. I may' enlarge on this topic in a future essay ; and after I have laid before the people' some other circumstances for their consid raiion, which have a bearing on this. For the present, I content myself by repeating, mat air. van Karen is nomi nated by the Administration party, in all the States where Judge White is e vnite is run bv the opposition; thnt Mr Vnn P.nn : also supported in all the other States of the Union by the nrends ol the present Ad ministration ; and if he is not elected by the people, no other candidate can be. To Vote against him, is to oppose the adminis tration party to oppose an election by the people to cast implied censure on those great measures of Gen. Jackson, witn wnicn ;vir. van I5uren Has become identified in the last four. years to endan ger the stability of the Government, and put at risque the permanency of this Un ron to revive the hopes of the Bank par ty, and renew the contest for a National Bank! Let the Republicans of N. Carolina pause, and think tvelV of the consequences, before 1 I 1 W M TT -Wv - 1 they give their sanction to this hazardous j scheme. VINDEX THE SIA1TEARJD RALEIGH: THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 1836. THE PEOPLE against THE BANK. Ulartin Vali Bnrfen, for President. ' R it'll d flU. Johnson, for Vice President Richard I, Spalght, for Governor. nT3 His Excellency Gov. SpakJht, returned to this City on Saturday last, from a visit to his re sidence near Newbern. We are gratified to find that the Governor's health continues good: Bad Paper, bad We must crave the in1 dulgence of our subscribers for the wretched me chanical appearance of the Standard for a few weeks past. Our pfeent supply of paper is of a bad quality--but no better could be had in New York, ai the tirue it was procured : our next sup ply ah all be betto'Owmg tc a combination of circumstances, 'which we hope will not again occur, our ini failed; and we were. actually driv en to the necessity of manufacturing some sort of an article ourselves, for momentary use. We have to acknowledge the receipt of a continuation ol " Pro Patria's" strictureson Gen. Dudley's nullifying whig- letter to the committee in this city. It shall be published, so soon as we can make space for it.' " THE SUPERIOR COURT for Wake county, is now in session, in this, city, His Honor Judge Settle presiding. The dockets of the Court aie crowded ; but the criminal docket bpinjrtakpn nn 32j , . . J . . . ' a promptness court not hav- adiournpd nnl'l nrnrlV niwh rf tkot Jo.r udge Settle evinces a determination to do all '.hat human agency can effect, to despatch the entire business of the court withih the term. EOLESVILLE, WAKE COUNT! . . We have received the proceedings of the Ad ministration Republican meetiner at Roletville, i on Saturday last : but too late for this week Tliev shall appear in duh next. Onslow, New Ifanovtr, d-c A friend writes ns from Wilmington, under date of 20th ult : On Tuesday night of last week, we the Republicans had the largest political meeting 1 have ever wit nessed in this town. The Republican are in fine spirits, and their numbers constantly aug menting. We shall jive Spam-h a good majori ty in this Gen. Dudley's own sounty there is no doubt otit ; and I feci equally confident bf a large majority in the District. Be not surprised " xv5 carrv ,n.e. (,a7 ,n len. Dudleys iia- live county likewise."' SEED COTTON Those of our readers who are planters, will doubtless feel interested in the B AT ITT. VrJ-V YVo loil-n trnm a ituttoy in iVio Salem Chrpiuei. sub - idM in Ashe a I. . . u 1 -. M. V - i . . V. I V II I LI i I i i n IV I I l I 111 1 1 IV J tie mjJl. DQttha f-n; Tfly j v mtes couniifs, tnere oeins lixj iuv ai fi ii l in crimen untHtVt to " t ' At the spring term of Ashe, superior court, Judge Strange presiding, one married couple were divorced, a mati ws fined for beating an otfiqer and the balance df the business des- patched with the Judge's accustomed prorapti- I n.la Chief Justice Taney, on the i2Si h ult. took his seat on the' bench at an adjourned session of the circuit court of the U. S. in Baltimore, ihe Hon. Elias G enu, district inure, having adnnnistereil the requisite oaths of ofiice. On the rr?xt day, the 29ih, Judge Glenn resisricd his ofiice ; no particular' cause being assigned for this step by the Baltimore Republican, from which we learn the above facts. Adjournment of Congress A resolution has been adapted by the Senate ofthe U. S. to adj mrn on the 23d of May. In the House, the subject had not been acted on yet. lit , New Paper. Hugh M'Q ieen, Esq. Senator in the last legislature from Chatham county, pro poses to publish a new paper at Chapel Hill in this State, to be called the Columbian Uv-posiory. It will support Judge White for the Presidency. Tfutflfendcnce of Texas. By referenc? to ihe intelligence from Texas, in another Cfliimn of this week's Standard, the reader willJearn that the Tcxians, iu Convention, have" declare I an ab solute mdepenuencfl ot Mexico, and are proceed ing to sonrt a separate G vernment for them selves. Richard Ellis Was President ol rite C 'ivrt'io; ; and we observe, among the names sisrned to the Declaration, thoe of ROBERT POTTER, (who wasexpelled from the Legislature of North Carolina in 18:4. but who is now a Delegate in the Texian Conven'iin from the municipality of Nacog.kiehes) of S:uiitel Ilomt'jn. ex-sovernor df Tennessee, t'cc Mr. Carson's name does not appear to the I)ecla;:i- tion, although rumor had made him a meaiber of 1i,e Convention. We shall hereafter publish the Tlolo ra t iin rif t hp P.nn upn t inn. AI t lUIU.IWU - ' - . - - - " " - w J h .fl,W()mibliry Haey wflssno, aead by John B. Smith, somen me last year, in the Wisconsin Territory, W?st of the Mississippi river. On Smith's being brought to lrial tBfr jurisdiction of the court was objected UX uw counwri, on u.c giuu.m ... not having been expressly extenciea over ir.ai district of country, was consequently inoperative there; and the objection being sustained, Smith was set at liberty. But we now learn, that Smith having been met in the streets of Galena, on the 13th February, by Henry L. ftlassey, a highly re spectable brother of the deceased, was ?hot dead by him with a pisiot. at the distance of fifty yard Massey then left the country: A bill is now be fore Congress, and will doubtless pass this session, to establish a Territorial Government in Wiscon- s,n ; whe? the lawe W,U ?out)',e8f ! aae,qrie 1 r ..i ... ihe above. Abolit lomsm and whigism, ate becoming sy 4ionymous terms. The nuJiifiers and whigs at the South, are copying, with great gusto, the lefc ter of Gerritt Smith, a notorious and rank aboli tionist thua 'aiding and abetting v the cause of the Abolitionists ; for which they deserve to suiter the penalties denounced by our laws against the circulation of incendiary publications. In j New Hampshire, the Concord Patriot says Van tiuren wilt scarcely get tnex votes ot nve aboli tionists in the State; while nearly the entire aboli tion ctan are either Calhoun, White, Harrison, or Webster men. The reason is most obvious : for while Van BreB jjnad the Democrats are discoun tenancing the fanatics, Calhoun 6c Co. are giv ing consequence to them and spreading aboli lionism, by keeping up the excitement. Tuscaloosa, Alabama, was visited hy a destruc tive Fire, 13th ult It commenced in a tin-shop and consumed some twelve houses on Main itreet. A good proportion of the property des irwcov was insured Geri. t udloy virsus the tediie. We presume it is known to but few, that, rn 1811, Gen. Dudley voted to take the thoice of Presidential Electors away from the people, and give it to the General Assembly. But such is the fact. . On examining the journals, we find ihat an act was passed at the session of 181,1, depriving" the people of the right of voting for Electors, and vesticg that privilege in the legislature. This high-handed act of usurpation, met the indignation it deserved from the freemen of North Carolina. A large proportion of those who voted for the obnoxious measure, were ejected from the councils of the state; and many of them never regained the confidence of the people. . Among those wjjo voted for the passage of the bill, wettndtheuame of EDWARD B. DUDLEY one of the commoners from the county of Ons low. We are curious to know how Gen. Dud ley's supporters can reconcile this Vote so anti republican, so contemptuous of the rights of the freemen of the state with their endorsement of his republicanism, and the claim they have set up for him as a friend of the people and shall await an explanation from some orhis champions. A lapse of twenty-five years, may have effa ced this aristocratic act of the General's from the memories of most people in the state and he and his political friends would no doubt have preferred that it should have remained forgotten. But they will have no right to complain, if we follow up his back tracks, ahd trkce his windings from the very commencement bf his political ckace. Contested Election DECIDE D. By letters from Washington City, and from the Globe, we learti that the Contested Election be tween Messrs. IVelUfantfahd Graham, from the l2th Congressional District of this State, has been de cidedly the House of Representatives. Mr. Graham's seat has been vacated, by a vote of 114 to 87 ; and the resolution of the committee, de claring Mr. Newlana entitled to the seat, was lostj by a vote of 100 to 90. So that the question is referred back to the. people, to be decided by them at the ballot-box On Tuesday, the 29-th tilt, the House having taken up the subject of the contested election, Mr.JVeifatam being entitled to the floor, addressed the Rouse at considerable length, in reply to Mr. Graham the sitting member. Mr. Cnshman then rose, and after some briof remarks, moved the previous question. On this, great .efforts were made by the opposition, bv a succession of frivol ous motions, resolutions, appeals frohn the deci sions' of the chair, tec. &cc. to procrastinate the taking of the final vote- At a late hour-in the evening, however, the main question was put, and decided as above stated; iVfessrs. Deberry, Pettigrew, Rencher, A. H. Shepperd, and Wil liams, of the delegation from this State', voted in favor of Mr. Graham's retaining his seat; and Messrs. Bynum. Connor. Hawkins, Montgomery, McKay and Speight, against him. Those of the N. C. delegation who voted in fatot of admitting Mr. Newland to the seat, were Messrs. Bynum. Hawkins. Montgomery; and Speight ; those who voted against his taking the seat, were Messr. Connor. Deberry, McKay, Pettigrew, Rencher, A. H. Shepperd aad Williams. A very decided majority of the House. 114 to 87, appear to have been satisfied that Mr. Gra ham was not entitled to the seat ; whil? a bare majority of one only, decided against admitting Gen; Newland to it. After conning over the vo luminous testimony printed by order ot the House, we had made up our mind that the majori ty of the committee had arrived at a correct Con clusion, in reporting that Mr. Newland was en titled to the seat. But by a hare majority of rather a lpan House, it has been decided to send the election back to the people ; and it rests with them to pronounce upon the justice or injustice of ihe decision.' That the Republicans of the 12th Dis trict will now triumph, we cannot bring ourselves to doubt. " A resolution was adopted by a large majority, Kimw ien. nttvtana the pay am; mileage ot a ,0 niunv member, for the time he was detained in Wash iugton.contesUng the seat temporarily occupied by Mr Graham. t 1 GRANVILLE COUNTY. A friend in Gran ville county desires us to correct the misrepre sentations which have appeared in some of the whig and nullifying prints, in regard to the De mocratic meeting at Wilton in that county. He states that owing to a misapprehension on the part ot many, as to the time and place for assem bling, the meeting was postponed from the 27th February to the 12th March. 'On the last roen lioned day, before" the meeting was organized, the whole ofthe company were invited to take seats and hear for themselves; most of whom did so, a lew only taking their stand ai the door, being desirous .of an explanation of the objects, tec. of ihe meeting. After the appointment of chairman and secre tary. Elijah Hester, Esq. made some appropriate remarks on the subjects for whiclvthe meeting hait been assembled. After which, Thomas Y. Cooke, Esq at the request of several of the co pany, delivered his sentiments in regard to the uusmevs 01 me meeting, in ine course oi ui 1 remarks, he explained the relative position of Messrs. Van Burea and White, before the Amen- can people, ai.canqiiiwe? rrr .ne rresioeucy ui the Union clearly identifying the latter with Clay, Calhoun, Webster, and others, the bitterest enemies ot President Jackson s administration and the Republican party showing the Judge's want Of capacity to fill the Presidential chair with credit or dignity and demonstrating that the manner in which his pretensions were urged, was not only calculated, but intended, so to split up the Republican party as to prevent an election by ihe people; Of this there can be ffo doubt because every intelligent supporter of Judge White knows, that if he were to receive the Elec toral vote of every state where therCjiS" (or is likely to be) a ticket for him, be would fall far short of the number to elect him thus securing his defeat beyond all question. The good effcot of Mr. Cooke's remarks, was most manifest. Several who had been indiffer ent, or in dcubt on the subject, openly declared for rwn Buren and Democracy ; and the resolutions ,of the meeting, (published in last week's &ian rlard) were adopted bv a lare& maioruv. Ws rCT iVtpl in n 1 Jtrvyiii L 1 1 1 1- 1 1 . uuvi iijui uiiwhuud in I ij utwivivi. the countetances ot the whir3 end nulltners pre - nt. Thev had honed their insidious efforts to Apreiire the ReDublicatis into the auDDort of a seceder from their ranks, wohld have produced ii.rmi nnrl ar.hism amraw thm-m . nnt thpir cha- anrt was excessive, when thev discovered that the sreat rhaiority of the republican party Of Gran - miUm were ueterminea not 10 tot Tow tne ieaa 01 . - . . . i - r. . 1 1 r but to unite on. and vinronslv tosuD- I . n n m mi- . tr T7 . . en for President, Richard M. Johnson (or Vice niirt. tne ueiiiuciauc uuminees martin an dut President, and Richard Dobbs Spaigt for Gover- We are certainly indebted to our friend, tor hi disposition to defend us against the " lots of abuse' from certain whig and nullifying prints in this State. But we can assure him, that the mud cast at us from that quarter, bespattei s mOst those who fling it it neither harms nor an- - it 13a ll.at tniifkolK niiok io Ai',aA . " and everv body knows, that it is tar preferable fnot to touch a certain ammai. than to sutler tne imnlAnthle annoiiante lUVariaDiy arismz trom a destruction of the ereatare however frequently rf may cross one's path. POlST OFFICES. New offices, established in North Carolina, not heretofore noticed vn the Stan dard : Cartege Creek, Richmond co., Daniel B NicholsA, p. m. Stanhope, Nash 00., William Leigh, p. ret. ; Cepennagen, uurffe .co.i 70epn r . m . Krrtlr front in m una t5rooif, rranKim co. Thos. B . Cooke, p. m- John StilWell is appoint cu u. 111. ai - Het field. Curr.tuck court house ; Nathan Ken dall, Fair Grove, Davidson co. James fc, rnruy, Holly Spring Wake co. ; James n. -parkins Sa recta, Duplin co. ReubeJi Poe, White Spring, Davidson cptinty- , ? arn Jro? wMhimfion, that it is in co- temnlation bv th Vai Master General, to esta- ... -j , '. . .T .- - rrT ' . , . . . Maine to New Orleans. provided the enterprize shall meet the approbalion and encouragement of the Mercantile classes on the contemplated r ??" c , i It is intended the Express shall travel at the rate of twelve miles an hour, and be carried on horseback, eicept where steamboats and rail roads can facilitate its conveyance at that or a more rapid rate; the mail bag to be light, and opened at the principal cities and towns on the route. Nothing but commercial and other nnpor- tant letters slips frcm Newspaper Editors con- taming interesting foreign and domestic intelli gence, prices current, &c, are to be carried in this mail. -The advantages which would result to Mer chants, and other business men, from the esta- uiwutucDi oi mis express, apiear tu us to u so manifest, that we should presume it would meet tne universal concurrence of every, business man oa the route. And to the end that the Post Master General majr have an assurance that his laudable scheme does raeetthe concurrence of those most concern ed, we wbuld suggest that the citizens of Raleigh, as well as Of other towns in the State, should im mediately Send on memorials to the depatimeni in favor of the enterpirze. I FROM TEXAS. . . . .'. w e icaru irom rnenew urieans Bulletin, mat the account of Gen. Cos'attack On San, Antonio, and his defeat by the Texians, is confirmed, in all its material particulars. A general Convention was held at Washing ton, in Texas, oh the 2d ultimo ; at which a for mal Declaration of Independence was adopted. which appears in the Bulletin of the 21st ult. Nab Orleans, March 22. Rumors from Texas, say 'hat Santa Aufra has left the army, and-is-has- tening bacK to the city ol Mexico, in consequence of the death of Barragan, the acting President, by poison. The -whole Mexican force now in Texas jsesti mpted at 5500 men. The right wing, composed of 700 men, under the Mexican General Urrea, advancing by the Matamoras road upon Goliadj which was occupied by Col. Fannin with .500 Texians. The left ol the Mexicans under Gens. Cos and Sesma, which advanced upon the Lare do roadj was besieging the Alamo of Bexar, and must probably soort Obtain possession of the place, although -it bad been reinforced by 30 men from Gonzales. The vhole number of TexianS in the field to oppose Gens. Cos and Sesma, including volunteers and militia, is estimated at 1500. Col. Fannin, in whom is uni'ed science, and a thor ough knowledge of military tactics with unques tioned bravery will be more than a match for LIrrea should the plan of the campaign, render it necessary for him to give the latter battle. The great strength of the Texian forces consists in their riflemen ; and 'these placed in the thickets upon Hie banks of the streams, will be moredan geronsenemieS than the Mexicans have ever yet met. It is these which will render the country unconquerable. New Orleans, March 23. A gentleman from Matagorda, Texas, by land, by way to Opelousas, reports that an express had been received from Col. Fannin, dated 2d Inst, stating that Gen. Cos had lefta force sufficient to blockade Col. Travis, in the Alamo ol Bexar, and had advanced with the residue ofhis army, (near 4000 men) towards Austin's colony ' LATEST FROl FLORIDA. The Savannah Georgian -qf the 30th oil. b:t intelligence from St; John's River to the 28th. A gentleman who left Fort Drane.on the 24th, stated that Gen. Scott was to cross ihe Wiihla coochee on Saturday iast. Frjjm" a latter written by an officer at that post, we learn that our gal lant Army expect a desperate contest before the war ii iprminatPil : j ' 1 Extract bf a letter, dated Pjcolata., March 24 "Yesterday imorning. while Gen. Eustis (at VolUsia) was transferring bis command to the AVesf side of the St: Johns, Capt. Ashby'scom: pany. which had crossed Over, was tired upon by about fifty Indians ; three .hien were killed in stantly, and six more woundeB-the fire was im mediately returned, and the troops sent in pur suit, but they were off. Only one Indian negro was killed." A letter from Volusia, (says the Charleston Courier, 1st.) received in this city, dated the 24th March, states that the whole army of Gen. Eus tis, was at Volusia, and would cross the St. Johns that night; and join Gen. Scott,, iu.fi ve days, by a torced march, when a decisive action was ex peeled. The force of Gen Eusti, wassftid to be abodt 2000 men. GOV TAZEWELL RESIGNED. We learn Ifom the RichnlOnd Euqiurer; that Gov, Tae well resigned his office on Thursday of last week, in a letter addressed to the members ot the Coun oil. This is ihe first instance we recollect ofanv 6 ,vernor of Virginia having resigned since the Revolution. Tlie iiidijrrtttv upon the Legislature has been marked, saj's the Enquirer. He would not pay them the complimetil of putting it in their power to appoint a sUccesaur--He has prevented the Commtinw'ealth from having a Governor, as such, for uine months or more and why was this ? Because he was determined to show his want of confidence and respect for them. ,Il is of a piece with his refusal to transmit their Expunging Re solutions to our Senators. The Lieut Governor. Wyndham Robertson, Esq , henceforth acts as Governor of the Com monwealth. . r. Wilmington ant! Itaieigh Rail ROAD. MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS; Pursuant to public Notice, the Stockholders in the Wilmmeton anrt Kaleian Kail Koad, met a thp Court House in Wilmington, N.C. on the 14th March, 1836, and were organised by the appoint ment of Wm. D. Mosbi.t, Ksq. as Chairman, and Gen. JamesOwes as Secretary. After the objects of the meeting were explain 4n thp fiillowinir nroceedincrs took Dlace - - --f-, G r-y - , 1 un motioni iesoivea, ram vten. r. p. i?aaiey, Gen. AleX'r McRae, and James S. Green; Esq. be a committee to eiamihe such Proxies as may be presented; The committee leported that 1296 shares are reoresented by Proxy, and 3360 by individual fetocKiioiaers. 1 Resolved, That the salary of the President of tnis tompwiY oc jucu i puw m 1 annum 1 1 - 1 1 mnruxn . mm. ReiolretU That the offices ol becretary and I rr :. v.A A11aY K.r I li a an rvi t. nprenn. rTnin 1 icasuici ur uucu uy rr,,"i b the. present yetfr,at asalary of $1000 per annum. Mr. LazArus, Cliairmah of the Commissioners subjmitted their Report, which was' accepted. The meeting proceeded to elect a rresident and Ten Directors. A ballot being had Oen. h. B. Dudley was elected President, and Andrew Joy-, ner : W D. Moielv : James S. Battle ; A La- a. m tttt . n tt T zarus ; A. Artaerson ; wm- w. meares ; r. n. Dicketsor. ; James Owen ; R. H. CoWan ; and Thomas H. Wright, Directors. . Whereas, subscriptions to tne Capital Stock Of this Road have been made along the contemplat ed roAte, as well as at Wilmington, therefore, Resolved, That ike President and Directors-be" authorised to have the road commenced both at Wilmineion and Halifax, due regard beinrhaaj -to the amount subscribed north and south or Con tentriea Creek : and that the President and- Di rectors' be instructed ro commence the work with. as little delay as possioie. Rttoived, That the President and Direc i.i 1 m.t oi u. 1 . I, u 1 . u I nprCUf UIRCICU W CHUiiC iuc nvau tu UC 1E - 1 on the most elible route from this place w Hafi- 1- ... , . - -i . -.r.f-- Htmtm troit vkai , Uinta pcuciai iiiccung w& .m. holders shall be held in this place on the first Monday in November. et, and thereafter, an nually, on the first Monday in May. ' Adjourned td 10 o'clock to-moxrow. fi khoMers mfit at the Towi Hall. Resolved. That d .a, . n.Z. i mi. j.icomcui ami u n ct. wc : : -"pctdudiis oi aaoscnpuon, i sue times and maces athpt ,i.m m. ent, and imderahe saperinteudence of Gommis- signers, to be appointed by them foranamut 5euXCef ding 2 9hafes' SeSolved, That & Committee of. 3 bg appointed by-the Chair to draff arid present, for th consi- j deration of the Stockholders, at their next 'gen- eral meeting, a code of Rye-La iy 3 for the ron. latum and government of the Company, . Whereupon. 1V. B. Meares, A. Lazarus ahd A. Anderson were appointed said Committee On motion Of Gen. Blount. Jsoeerf, That the Enginefef be instructed to examine a route touching at or near the Town of Waynesbojough on Nettse River, and thence at or. neaf Rocky Mount the great Falls of Tar River, ahd report thereon to the President ahd uirectors tnrs ttesoiudon amended ofl motion of Gen. A.McRae) and also by Duplih Cdurt House, .Rockford on Neuse, and Tarborouch. and such other routes a may be suggested or approv- ed by the President and Directors. - Resolved, That the thanks of the Stockholders be tendered to the Chairman of the Commission- era, and the Chairman and Secretary of this meet ing, for the zealou and able discharge of their respective duties. The meeting adjourned, to meet in this plaoo , on the 1st Monday in November next. WM. D. MO S ELY, Chairman. James Owen, Secretary. The Proxies were, Hon. WTm. D. MoseJy, re presenting the Lenoir slock , Robert.SoUtter,sqt the Norfolk do; Gen. Blount, of Nashville, the Nash and Edgecombe do ; Dr. Andres aJijflliv. Lane, of Waynesboro' the Wayne do; and Gen Alei'r McBae. the Edgecombe do. j TM MEDIATELY after the adjournment ofthe meeting of Stockholders, the Directors met, and j appointed Geii Alex. McRea, Superintendant of the Rail Road, and James S. Green, esq. as Sec retary and Treasurer. They also instructed their President to engage the services of Walter Gwynn, esq. as their Principal Engineer ; and in pursuance ot authority given by the Stokholders, nave netermmea lortnwith to re-open Books of Subscription for an amount not excei dine 2000 Shares. b The services of Ma jor. Gw-vnn havine been en gaged, the survey will be commenced immedi atelv. COMMUNICA'TED. Mr. Editor . Please state that Elder DELK will preach on Tuesday, 29th March, at Carroway ; Wednesday 30th. at Lawrences: at nieht. at Tarhoro': Friday 31st. Williams: 1st Anril. at Dariiel's ; Saturday the 2d, at Hickory ; Sunday 2d, Nashville ; Monday 4th, Sappony $ Tuesday 5'h, Sandy Grove ; Wednesday 6th Peach Tree; Thursday 7th, Red Bud ; Friday 8th. at Sandy Creek ; Saturday 9th, Maple Spring, and at night, Louisburg ; Sunday 10th, Flat Rock; Mon day 11th, Shiloh; Tuesday 12tht Havwood's; Wednesday 13th, Allens A?; H; Thursday 14th Reedy Cre k; Friday t5th, Bear Swamp A SUBSCRIBER. . MAKRIKO, In Person County, 17th ult. Edward Robertson o Elmera Burnett. Also in Person, Thomas Rjan of Caswell, aged ?5, to Mrs. Jane Clay ot Person, aeed 74. In Bertie county, i3th ult. Starkey Mizells to Frances Cobb. Also, Henry Wdfoid to Mary COttb: In Washington county, 24thi ult. Franklin F Fagan to Ann Eliza Bozman- . In Jones county, 24th ult. Alfred Whitty to Esther Simmons, daughter- of Elijah Simmons. in hidgecombe county, zJd ult. Dr. John t . Brltatny of Nash cduntv. t'6 irs. Sarah Coffield. Also, on the 29th; John Long of Martin bounty; to iuanan xuayo ot ertecombe. IIEI, In Person county, 22d ult; Mrs Martha Bar- nett, wife of John Barnett, Esq. fn Caswell connty,.2rttB ult. Mr. George Hdlcombe, sr. aged aooui ou. In Rutherfordton, 17th ult. after an illness of 3 days only, Alanson W: Moore, Esq. attorney at law, anu a member of the State Senate last session, aged 26. At Rutherford poor-house, 13th ult. John Dornbush, aged oli. At Newbern, 23d ult. Mrs. Theresa Templeton, wire 01 John templeton, aged 06 years. In Alexandria, District of Columbia, 23d nit. after a long and painful illness, Mrs. Charlotte B Shepaid, aged 24, consort of the Hon: Wm. B Shepard, one of the members of congress from North Carolina; and daughter of Anthony C Cazenove, Esq. of Alexandria. In Newbern. 27th ult. Mrs .Suian P. Lewis, wite ot rharoah L.ewis aged 41. ; In Fayetteville, 24th hit. at an advahceage, Mrs. ilary Rlctntyre. In Granvillfe cou Uy, 28th Ult. Benjamin Kitt rell, Esq Clerk of the county court of Granville in Kinoton, tenon: county, 2oth ult. Ehaa Lane.. . In Chowan county, 27th ult. William Welch a respectable iarmer. At Germanton, Stokes county, 29th Ult. Mrs Sarah M. Patterson, wife of John S. Patterson aged 2-1. Also, in Stokes county, recently. Mrs Anna Hauser, widow of the late Henry Hauser In Bladen County, oh the 26th ihst.j Mrs. Emi lia Saltar Kemp, consort ot Joseph R- Kemp, Lsq. in the d5th year cf hr age, after a short but pefinful illness. Mrs. K. has left a husband ahd seven children, besides many relatives and friends, to mourn their irreparable loss. She was an affectionate wife and tender parent, and had been' an acceptable member of the Methodist Episcopal Church for 13 years, and is now gone to. reap the reward of the faithful in Christ jeaus. Why do we mourn for dying friends, Or shake at death's alarms ? 'Tis but the voice that Jesus sends To call them to his arms., -. .w. Communicated. A On the 17th inst. at the residence of Gov. H G. Burton, Mrs.. Elizabeth Kearney, wife oil Major Koben A. Burton. Death ! if thy dart mnet fly, Could it not have pierced some older heart , And passed her by ? Ah I the wish is vain, she's, gone ! in. the soring fof early years, when life's charms were her; and her hopes Were brightest. O! death w it thus, that thou should choose Mm victims ofthe young, the fair, the beautiful : ave it is even so behold yonder green mound, b&neatht'fs sod sleeps ong, vho was the pride of her family, and beloved BHl in the society of "which she wis one Of its brightest ornaments. But. alas ! alas ! hers was a planet that was not destined to shine in any earthly sphere . St ranger, would' 1 1 hou know her ? go 10. me nouse 01 mourning, see tne saddened brows of a hiiibariU, amF relatives; that adored her ; ilieff thnu wilt know what death has done, and in its victim see the long admired, and accom plished Miss Milliard' Then when her young, first affec;ion, Were given toS another, as Mrs. Burton, she was gazed on , ai one without a su perior.. For. a short" twelve month -she was the devoted wife, And affectionate daughter, even when her spirit was fast fleeing home to its God. -she-thought only f the one, to whom her early vo.ws were plighted--and breathed prayer for him Lovely being! thou wert teo.fair.tkit soul TWaWHBLfot this life which is fraught with sor- all that one could wish for wn tkiMHV f Vird luge's peerage of the British - . -iiiiwjiKmu tors-tW-Mtfrt the morning of thy days, tbotl did not as lay all thy bpeiipon eah, thev are tran- t, and cannot eodurti but, like Marv in the gospel chose tkgfpaft which could never be raken from you ;" rind since thou art gone ! and lost forever Aifc, sweet i the consolation to think, that in the far bright realms of heaven- you are now rejoicing, in your eaHy choice, where the treed spiru hovers abound the lhrom ol va at'HCBny I wen To paft rkh life, when all the eauh loolw etai t , vZ I!T IT ' , ,00?8 xu i ua y uu u iu v trl V inings. W fie U Voices rirpn It nun s-aeci sounns, and leaves and flowers la it not .-. Where graves are not, nor the feliehts Of c.hanefr 'ful time? ' " ' - If here stlcn dwells, with passing blooms, . Such golden shnshine must rest aoiid thetftmb A io thought the dyinic one Worntnuitieaied - - " 4 Wagon Horcs, Wanted, "tlY a gentleman about n.ovinji t. Tennessee!. F.ir ffood drtt Horses, a lair brica Till h4 llven,' uPplication be made soon. Apply at tlfe Baleigh.JlpTiiz iS3fc: 75 DWARi nnnnus v irs ia renioveo. (r,,m lm comity, requests all. persona who haVe claims against him. a constable, to brine: them forward or tbeie faitere to do so, will be plead in bar of their icovery. ; I' Wake, county. April 5. 1$36 377 j fa " iV ' " ' ""-: 1 ; STEAMBOAT FOR CITY POIIf1!1. : . SUMMER ABJIANGK.V ENT IHjE public are re. Ml pect fuiiy informed That the New and com fortable Steamboat EA GLE, Capt. Chase, bis commenrvi hpp run tk and from City Point, departing every Satur day, Wednesday, and Friday, at 7 o'clock, A. in wine 10 jom me James River and Bav Boats; and on Tuesday. Thurstlava 4nA 9if- urdays, will be in time for the retun bf passen gers. Travellers may now avail themselVe ol Steam carriage froila Blakely, N. C, to Boston. P. RYAN, Agent, Petersburg, Va. March 26, tSS6. 3:77 THE great Northern cham pion, so remarkable for his racing power, and so well known to all sportsmen, has arrived at his stand, at rhy house in Mecklen burg. Va., and is ready to render his services. at $75 the season. A class of 5 mares, will have one given in. Every attention to mares. One dollar to the groom. JNO C. GOODE. April 1, 1836. 781 Petit OHipli Cotton Seed. Kffef BUSHELS genuine Petit Gulph rr Cotton Seed just received;' and for sale by . Tt. M. MARTI r & DONNA N, March 2, 1835. Petersburg, Virginia. - ULs All orders from thet country, will be? promptly attended to, and the Seed forwaaded as directed, without delay. N . M . M . Ac D. 4t78 Ten Dollars lt waid, STOP the Runaway ! A few Weeks since f purchased a Negro mahi named Calvin. from A. D.Dunn, who purchased him from Ro bert Perry of Raleigh. Said boy was in the woods at the time I bought him, and 1 have rea son to believe he is about Raleigh, or in the neignnornooa or K. is. jettreys' plantation. He is a black boy; about 23 years okl, stout, and somewhat knock-knee' d, and has a smilini countenance when spoken to. The above re ward will be paid to any person, who will de liver said negro to hne, near Rogers' K roadjfc in Wake county, or m jail at Ralegh. - A, HESTER. AprilS, 1836. " 75 Runaway Ifegro. A NEGRO girl named Delia, ran away from theauBscriber. on the 13th Ultinio She ii a bright Mulatto, about 17 years old; There do doubt she is concealed somewhere in Raleigh , or neighborhood, by some designing person, in order to get her out of my possession . I herai by fdrwarn all persons from Harboring or por chasing said girl. A liberal reward will 1 be given to any person who, will apprehend and deliver her to me or confine her, so that ligejf her again. L. HtJTCHDNGS. Wake county, April 6, 1835.: 73 i" 4 ' ' jl: New arrivals from Loudon. rpURNEk & HUGHES have just received JL at the North Cat-olma Book Store, the fol lowing new English publications : The works bf Jeremy Taylor $ History ot England, by. Hume & Smollett; Gibbon's d dine and fall of the Roman Empire; Arch Bishop' Leigluon's complete works $ history of the Cotton Manufactory iu Great Britain, "bar Edward Baines, embellished and illustrated wUl portrait of inventor, drawings of machinery, &C.CCCJ, the seats of the nobility and gentry in, Ehglarid &nd Scottlaud, being a collection of'the most interesting and picturesque vietfrs, by -. Watts ; views in the south sea islands, by Jamest Weber ; Belfast Scenery, 82 views ; Tomlin son's views of the Rhine; view bf British Cas ties, by T. H; Eielding ; picture)-que views Of the Holy Land and Syria 4 life in London ; the portrait gallery; of distinguished females ; Motin der's treasury of knowledge ; a general Bio graphidkl dictionary, by E.Berlchan ; theyoUBg htdies' instruction, in ornamental painting and drawing;; the treasury bible; Henderaen2s. history of Brazil, 30 plates-rctionary at sports ; Harris' dictionary of the natural histo ry of the Bible ,' history of "th middle an v working classes ; Bechestion's history of cage birds; Ross' voyage; British pulpit ; Bishop Pearson on the creed : Help's .and Hunt's low. to protect life and property Autobiography-of o:,L r ,J . r i . - r oir jjugmnuii rryueg ; ie mirror 01 umc 3 home's every day book, table talk and year book, be everlasting of popular amusement, in 4 volijfmestictavo, With 550 engravings j Shake spear's plays and poems, with a sketch of hi lite, Dr. Johnson's preface and remarks o each play; a glossary with a portrait and 40 en gravings ; the book of the Constitution of Great Britain ; Young's intellectual philosophy ; the Concho legist's text book' illustrated with 19 engravings on steel, by Capt. Thomas Brown Barr's Scripture Student's assistant ; Adams' Roman Antiquities, with 100 engravings ; Beat tie's essay on truth ; Biblical Atlass, with 24 maps ; the gold headed cane 1 the devotional Psalter, or sacred meditations ; Hannah MocVe's poetical works, Heath's book ot beauty for 1836, with 19 splendid engravings from draw ings by the first .artists ; new year s gut for 1836 ; the hfe of William Cobbett, with a sort. rait; the whole works of Joseph Butler; .Gri er'.s mechanic's calculator ; the student's oab'i- net library ; the young erentlt-man's book s. Barcovie's history of Staly ; Telemachus by Fenelon ; Joyce's scientific dialogues, wuh 181 cuts ; Sturm's reflection on the works of Gwd ; Carme's royal Parisian nmsterv cook 1 Cruik- shank at home ; altnvie Ules.bv J. Hoirr.tlie etrick shephard ; Walker's manly exercises. Min; vt nueneau s lives 01 ti,ngnsn pirates, highwaymen and robbers 16 plates : tlui evA' 1 week-day book 1 theXhristain ladys' magaaiae ; tit of preservinsr the sijfiits perils in -.tba preserving the siciit; perns 111 woods; Lamb's dramatic Poets. 3 volumes ; Cabinet annual Register ; Wudie's natural his- ogy on the natural history of birds inhabiting; the United rates, with gures drawn, engrav ed, and coloured from nature, bv Charles Lu- cierv 8maiij WQdJWJng .bk,; the London Rees' Cydopedea, complete in 47 volumes quarto : one full set of Scfltt's ffalkrf of pojraita fcTt I IW. ' March Zi, lWtf f