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?e his Nashville speech to his immediate con
stituents, which disproves all these charges. .1 oujd next use his evidence, given on oath, be fore a celebrated select committee of the House, hen and where he was, after being first sworn totel! the whole tiutk, minutely interrogated as to his knowledge of Executive frauds, corrup tions, or usurpations, and in answer thereto lul iv acquitted not only the Executive himself, but ,11 of the Heads of Departments, of any , such charge or imputation. If, then, these loul char ts had the least foundation in fact, my colleague did not, as he was bound to do by the solemnity of his oath, tell the whole truth. But, sir, the conduct 8nd character of General Jackson needs no defence; his great public services, both in the field and in the cabinet, constitute the brightest nag-e in the history of his country. He, sir, wlTo is now in the evening of his days, who has one foot in the grave, and the other on the threshold, has served his country in various sta tions, from that of a private in the Revolutionary war to that of Major General in the late war, and Chief Magistrate of this nation, and against xvhose nublic or official acts, his vilest enemies cannot point to the fiistactofcorruption, br of intentional error, needs no cieience irom me. "Mr. Chairman, I do not object to my col league's leaving his old Democratic party and friends, and going over to the Opposition. Let him go. If he has changed his opinions, and is wow satisfied that the course of policy which he has heretofore pursued is destructive ol the best interests and prosperity of the country, I would say he has done right. But, sir, I complain of his assigning reasons lor his change of party and principles which have no foundation in fact. It is the charging of his former party and politi cal friends with corruptions, and designing to undermine and subvert this Government, that I complain. 1 would inquire, was my colleague honest in his principles and course when he ac ted with this party? If so, he should have charity to believe that the party are still govern ed by the same honest motives which then gov erned him. One thing is certain, and that is, the reasons he assigns for his sudden political summerset are not the true reasons for his L-hange. Men act from motive. The motive which produced this sudden and unaccountable conversion of his apparent devotion to buh men and principles to bitter hatred, is a question for him and the country to determine. Was it pro duced by the power and influence of the United States Bank ? Did he receive accommodations from this institution to such an extent as to pro duce this, or was it a thirst for office and self"-ag-crandisement that caused him to alienate and abandon his former party and friends, and to throw himself into the arms and embraces of his former political adversaries? These are ques tions which I leave the gentleman and the coun try to determine." NORTHERN FRONTIER. A schooner belonging to Mr. Chrysler of Ni ajjara, laden with merchandize, has been captur- . V. . . . m t-d by a band ol pirates. It is reported that the Patriots have again raised the standard of re- toU, 400 having assembled in the western dis trict ol the Upper Province. This is douhtful. Major Webb, a British officer, commanding op posite to Black Rock, was insulted and maltreat ed a short time since, while on a visit to Buffilo, by some worthless fellows. The Court of Gen eral Session, being in session, called for a Spe cial Grand Jury, oh motion of the District At torney, for a prompt investigation of the outrage. It is the intention of the United States govern ment to employ an armed steamboat on Like Erie, and also on Like Orleans. Great excite ment prevails in Canada, and on the U. S. fron tier, in consequence of the recent outrages. POST OFFICES IN NORTH CAROLINA. Established. Airy Grove. Lenoir co. YVm. C. Lifiin, P. M. ; Millville, Rowan co. Alexan der Holshonser, P. M. ; Alston's Store, Wake co. Wm. Alston, P. M. Appointments. Jno. S. Eaton, Linbank, Gran ville c ; Wm. W. Allison, Cedar Grove, Or ange co. William C. Bettencourt, to be Deputy Postmaster at Wilmington, from and af;er the 30ih inst. in the place of Christopher Dudley re signed. ANOTHER DISASTER. The Buffilo Commercial Advertiser of the 10:h inst states that the new and elegant steam boat Washington, was destroyed by fire, at 3 o'clock on the morning of that, day, off Silver Creek, about three miles from the city of Buffalo. The steamboat North America came up about 3 hoars after the Washington took fire. On nearinsr the spot, about 6 o'clock, the burn- inr hull of the larjje and noble boat was found drifting over the waters, three or four miles from fhore, with not a living human being on board. The lake was literally covered with hats, bon nets, trunks, biggage, and blackened fragments of the wreck. The alarm had been given at Silver Creek, as toon as the dimes were perceived from the shore, and all the boats which could be found, were seat to the rescue of the sufferers. There were only three skiffs, besides the yawl of the Wash ington, which could be thus used. The North America took on board about forty of those saved, many of whom, including all the idles, remained on shore. I here were six dead bodies picked up on the spot those of four chil dren and two women. One man died of his in juries soon after reaching the shore, and one child .vas dead in its mother s arms when she was taken out of the water. The loss of life is variously estimated at from 20 to GO. Many of the survivors were badly burned before they left the boat. FOREIGN. The steam ship Great Western, Lt.' Hoskensr 'ommander, arrived in New York from Liiver oot on the I7ih inslj after a passage of only 14 6ys. The Packet ship Independence also ar rived, having made the passage in 24 days. A compliment iry letter was written to the com- m-.nder of the Great Western, on the arrival of that vessel in Bristol, from the United States, Mgned by 51 passengers, who speak of the safe ly. comfort and despatch of the voyage. The ireat Western Steam Ship Company through 'heir Board, express great satisfaction at the kind ness and hospitality with which Capt. Hoskens r'nd the officers of his vessel have .been, treated in N'ew York, and a resolution is made to lay down keel of a vessel of no less dimensions th in lhe Great Western, to be named the? City of Nw York." -S : The Great Western Rail Road, that is to con-K-'ot Bristol with L ndon, was opened on the day of May as Ur as Maidenhead. The highly important question of immediately polishing slavery in the -British Colonies has wen settled at least for the present, in the House JJCmmn. By the law as it now stands, egro sUves who are house servants are to be ;nuncipated on the 1st August next, but field borers are to remain in servitude some years longer. The object of the abolitionists was to declare them all free at once. - A serious 'riot took place in Dunkirk, near Canterbury, on the 3lst May in which one lieutenant onne 45tn was kiiiea, a capiam anu several of the same regiment wounded, and thir teen of the populace killed and many wounded. Thecitv of Dublin Company are preparing to share in the competition to transatlantic steam navigation. They propose announcing their plans immediately. We wish this ente-prizmg eomnanv everv success: and though last in the field, we do not expect they will be last in the race for fame and profit. Prince Talleyrand, so long known as One of the greatest diplomatists and intriguers of the age, died on the 17th May. From France, or the Continent generally, there is nothing of special importance. There is little or no change in the Cotton Market; previous prices are easily maintained. A Capture. A friend informs us that a large Mud Turtle was caught in Wake Forest, on the 14lh inst., by a gentleman of the neighborhood, at the mills of James D. Newsom, esq. measur ing in length 41 inches, and weighing 37 pounds; the largest of the kind ever known to be caught in the State. Ileavt-reudiii; Catastrophe. LOSS OF THE STEAM-PACKET' PULASKI,. With a crew of 37, and 150 or 160 passengers Office of the Wilmington Advertiser, ser, June 8, 1838. C n Thursday the 14th inst. the Steamer Pulaski, Capt, Dubois, left Charleston, for Baltimore With about 150 passengers, of whom about 50 were ladies. At about 11 o'clock on the same night, while off the North Carolina coast, say 30 miles from land, weather moderate ahd night dark the starboard boiler exploded and the vessel was lost, with all the passengers and crew except those whose names are enumerated among the saved in the list to be found below. We have gathered the following facts from the mate, Mr. Hibberd, whoJiad charge of thebo:it at the time. Mr. Hibberd states that at 10 o' clock at night he was called to the command of the boat, and that he was pacing the promenade deck in front of the steerage house. That he found himself shortly after upon the main deck lying between the mast and side of the boat. That up m the return of consciousness, he had a confused idea of having heard an explosion, something like that of gunpowder, immediately before he discovered himself in his then situation He was induced, therefore, to rise and walk aft, where he discovered the boat's midships was blown entirely to pieces ; that the head of the st irboard boiler was blown out, and the top lorn open that the timbers and plank of the star board side were forced asunder, and that the boat took in water whenever she rolled in t!it direction. He became immediately aware of the horrors of their situation, and the danger of letting the passengers know that the boat was sinking, before lowering the small boats. He proceeded therefore to do this. Upon drop ping the boat he was asked his object, and he replied it was to pass around the Steamer to ascertain her condition. Before doing this, how ever, he took in a couple cf men. He ordered the other boats to be lowered and two were shortly put into the water, but they leaked so much in consequence of their long exposure to the sun, that one of them sunk after a fruitless attempt to bail her, He had in the interim taken several from the water until the number made ten. In the other boat afloat there were eleven. While they were making a fruitless attempt to bail the small boat, the Pulaski went down with a dreadful crash in about 45 minutes after the explosion. Both boats now insisted upon Mr. Hibberd' s directing their course to the shore but he resisted their re monstrances: replying that he -would not aban don the spot until day light At a bo at 3 o'clock n the morning, they started in the midst of the wailings of the hopeless beings, who were float ing around in every direction, upon pieces of the wreck, to seek land which was about thirty milet distant. After pulling about 13 hours, the per sons in both boats became tired and insisted that Mr. Hibberd should land; this he opposed, think ing it safest to proceed along the coast and to enter some one of its numerous inlets, but he was at length forced to yield to the general desire, and to attempt n landing upon the beach, a little East of Stump Inlet. He advised Mr. Cooper, of Ga. who had command of the other boat, and a couple of ladies, with two children under his charge, to wait until his boat had first landed as he apprehended much danger in the attempt, and should they succeed, they might assist him and the ladies and children. There were eleven persons in the mate's boat,, (having taken two black women from Mr. Cooper's.) Of these, two passengers, one of the crew, and the two negro women were drowned, and "six gained the shore. After waiting for a signal, which he received from the mate, Mr. Cooper and his companions landed in about three hours after the first boat in safety. They then proceeded a short distance across Stump Sound, to Mr. Rs'dd's, of OjsIow county, where they remained from Friday .evening until Sunday morning, and then smarted for Wilmington. The mate and two pasengers reached here thismorning (18th June) about 9o'clock. Thus we have hurriedly sketched the most painful catastrophe that has ever occurred upon the American coast. Youth, age, and infancy have been cut off in a single'night, aud found a common death under the same billow. "Days, months, years and ages will circle away, And still the vast waters will over them roll." . We have never seen a deeper sensation per vade our community than the reception of this intelligence has produced.. The profoundest sympathy is engraved on every countenance, and all wear the aspect of those sorrowing for their own dead. 'We feel assured that all feel an anxious solicitude to alleviate the distress of those unfortunate survivors who may come a mong us, and vehicles have already been sent out to bring them into our town, and provision made for their reception.. Passengers xolio left Charleston. . Mrs Kijhtlngale As servant, Mrs.Fraser&chiM, Mrs Witkins & child, Mrs. Blackay, child & servant, Miss A. Parkman, Miss C. Parkman, iliss T. Parkman, Mrs. Hutchison, two children and servant, Mrs. Lamar, Miss R.Lamar, Miss M. Lamar, Miss R. S. Lamar, Miss E. Lamar, Mrs Dunham, Mrs. dimming and servant, Mrs Stewart and servant, 'Mrs Wort, Mrs Taylor, Mrs. Wagner,- child fic servant,- Miss Draylon, Mrs. Prinze &s child, Miss Pringie Sc nure, Mrs Mur ray, iVis .Murray, Mrs Britt, M is Heald, Mrs Rutledge, Mis.s llutled?e, Mrs. H S. Ball, nurse, child and ser vant, MissTrapier, Mrs Longwotth, Mrs Eddiogs & child, Miss -Mikell, Mrs. Coy and child, Min Clarke, Mrs B. F. Smith, Mis. N. Smiih, Mrs. Gregory, Mrs. Davis, Mrs; Habbard, Mrs. MerriU, Miss Greenwood, Ger. Heath, Col. Dunham Maj. Twiggs, Judge Ro chester, Jodge Cameron, Rev E Crois Rev. Mr.Mur ray, Dr. Stewart, Dr. Cummlng, Dr. Wilkins, Messrs. S. R. Paikbam. G. B Lamar, C. Lamar, V. Lamar. T. Lamar, R. Hutchinson, R. Brower, L L-'vennore, B. W. FosJick,. H. Eldridge; C. Ward, G; Huntington, J. H. Cooper, H. B. Nichols, L. Bird, A Lovejoy, W. Wv. Foster, J.. L." Wort,. C. Hodson; W. A. Stewart, D. Ash: A Hamilton, S. Miller, R. W. Pooler, R..W. Pooler.Jr., V. C. N Swift, A. Bums, H. N. Carter Pringie, Rutledge, H S. Ball, Longwonh, F. M'Rea, T. C. Rowand, Edings." R. Seabrokv S Keiih, G. W. Coy,-T; Whaley, W. Whaley, O. Cregone, N. Smith, B F. - Smith, G.-Y. Davis, . R. D. -Walkery E. W. James, Hubbard, J. Auze, Bennett, Clifton, Mer ritt, Greenwood, Evans, aad Freeman. Passengers Saved in the two yaicls. Mrs. P M. Nightingale, servant and child, :of Cum berland IslaDd, Mrs. W. Fraaer & child, St.Simons,Ga. j. H. Cooper, Glynn, Georgia, P. V. Pooler, Savan nah, Geo.; Capt. Pooler, Sen. Wm. Robertson, fcavan nah, Geo.,' Elias L Barney, N. Carolina, Solomon, S. Hibbert, 1st mate Pulaski, V. C. N. Swift 1 New Bedford, 2.' A.Zeuchtenberg, Munich, Charles B. Tap pan. N.York, Gideon West, N. Bedford, Boatswain, B Brown, of Norfolk, Steward. - Persons drowned inlanding. . Mr Bird of Bryan Co., Georgia, An old gentleman from Buffalo, N. Y., aud recently from Pensacola, a young man,, name unknown. Jenney, a coloied vo man, Priscilla, a colored woman,' Stewardess. Jcnk 20ih, 18388 o'clock, A. M. tJOYFUL INTELLIGENCE FROM THOSE WRECKED IN THE PULASKI. We .are truly gratified to state that thirty of the Pulaskrs passengers were picked up yester day morning, about 9 o'clock, 15 or 20 miles north of the New Inlet, by the schooner Henry Camerdon,- on. her passage from Philadelphia to Wilmington, and were landed at our wharf a bout 7 o'clock same day. Their .sufferings are more , readily imagined than described.. We have not time for further particulars now, but hope to despatch, a second edition of this Extra by to-day's 1 o'clock mail. These unfortunate sufferers were immediately invited to the private residences of our gentlemen, where we feel as sured every -effort will be made to soothe their cares and to alleviate their sufferings. Vessels are now cruising along the coast, with the hope of rescuing others of these unfortunate beings from a watery grave. 'The names of the thirty. A. Lovejoy, Camden Co. Geo., 3iaj. Heath, Balti more, ATaj. Twiggs and son, Richmond Co. Georgia, Edward W. Inn is, Philadelphia, ilr. Greewood, Afr. O. Gregory, AZrs. Noah Sioiih,VAriss Rebecca Lamar, Augusta, Ga.; Charles" Lamarj Savannah, Robert Seabrok, Edisto Island, S. C, Aasters T. & W. Whaley, (2) do. do. Mr. R Hutchinson, Savannah. Air. A. Hamilton, Augusta, Ga, Capt. Pearson, Balti more, Mr. Edings, Edisto Islaud, S. C. AZr. C. Ward, Savannah, Chicken 1st Engineer, E. Joseph, New York. C. W. Cliffton, Canton," .Mississippi. D. Walker and nephew. Thomas Downing, Charleston. Warren Freeman, Aacon, Ga. Air. Burns, N York. John Cape, fireman Baltimore. Cornelius Lyons, fireman, Balti more. Patrick and Bill, deck hands. Rhynah, a negro woman. Adeline, belonging to Dr. Stewart. P. S. We are happy to state the thirty ha?e now been one night among us & are much re freshed by a comfortable night's rest at least, all from whom we have heard, and it is sin cerely hoped that they will soon be sufficiently recovered to return to their friends. Jcxe 20th, 1838 1 o'clock P. M. Further Particulars of the loss of the Steamboat Pulaskt, on the Jtght oj the lith June. We think it higly important to state in the first place, that gentlemen of unquestionable character and judgment concur in saying the fatal explosion was caused by gross negligence on the part of those who had the direction of the machinery. Solomon, a black waiter on board, who had once been a fireman, states That a little after 11 o'clock, as he turned from the fire room, he heard the 2d Engineer, who was on duty, turn the water-cock, and from the shrill whistle which ensued, he knew that the water had gotten too low, and that there was imminent danger. Mr. Cooper, Mr. Lovejoy and others give it as their opinion, that the blow-cock had been negligently left open that the boilers had been emptied which alarmel the Engineerand caused him in his fright, to fill them suddenly with fresh water. The boiler being heated to redness, this body of water was instantly con verted into steam with an expansive force which the sides of the boilers were too feeble to resist. It is further positively stated that durinjr the whole passage, within thirty minutes of the ca tastrophe, the steam guage-cock indicated from 27 to 29 inches of steam. The facts which im mediately followed are given correctly by Mr. Hibbert, as published in our Extra of the 18ih, until it reaches the statement of the sinking. This was not the case, but the boat parted into three pieces. In the breaking up, the whole boat went un der water, but upon the separation of the keel from the upper part of the boat, the bow and stern emerged again. Very shortly after the forward portion of the stern was depressed be neath the water, and the hinder portion elevated into the air; upon the highest portion of which were from 50 to CO persons; more than two thirds of whom were ladies and children. This continued within" the view of those passengers upon the bow of the boat, (frOm wjiom this state ment is made,) about one hour, when it entirely disappeared. The keel after its separation came to the surface bottom upwards, when it floated in immediate contact with the bow for a half hour when it was seen no more. There was no one upon this fragment. " . ' We will now proceed to speak of the bow and the fate of those whom it contained. Upon this portion of the wreck there were originally 18. All immediately proceeded to lighten their fragment, by throwing into the sea every thing not necessary to secure solvation, which gave it oreater buoyancy. On Friday about 12 o'clock while floating upon the ocean, two sails were seen one in a N. Easterly and the other in a S. Westerly'direction, about 5 or 6 miles distant. On Saturday morning, early, a portion of the wreck was discovered, about 5 miles distant, with a small sail and a flag flying, this remnant made a successful attempt to reach those upon the bow whom they joined about noon. They were five males, they attached, themselves im mediately tojbeir fellow sufferers upon the bow, whose number they swelled to 23, and abandon ed their raft. . . The 23 then proceedtd to erect a jury, mast, upon which a square sail was hoisted the wind continuing to blow from the S. E. (in whLh quarter it had been ever since the wreck.) they were blown towards land, which became .visible about 4 o'clock P. M. At sunset quite a strip of land wa3 seen, ar:d trees discovered. The night. was passed - without any m Uerial change, and' on Sunday morning "upon the occasional lifting of fog, land was quite apparent, about three or four miles off which they continued to approach until they cot within a half mile. The wind which had been gradually coming round settled down to N. E. about-1 1. o'clock, and blew, the wreck along the coast, about the same.distance from land during the day. The wind gradually increased in violence, and the rain poured down during the whole of Sunday, until 5 o'clock, when it hecame-calm and the rain ceased. On that night the wind came out from the N. W. On Monday it was clear and quite calm. At 12 that.' day the wind bjew a a . light breeie from the SW. About 4 oMockXfour " vessels passed 'within three miles steering East. On Tuesday morning about sunrise the Schr. Henry Camerdon, Capt Davis, was seen about 5 miles off in an Easterly direction. She con tinued to near until within 3 miles when the exhausted sufferers were discovered, she then immediately squared sails and bore down to the wreck, which she spoke about half past 8 o'clock A. JVj. bhe then passed by, and anchored with in a short distance. Capt Davis lowered his boats immediately and succeeded in transferring the .whole of the. sufferers to his vessel, where every proper comfort, at his command, was hu manely furnished' these unfortunate beings. Intelligence was given by these that they had seen another portion of the wreck during the whole of the preceding day, and early that morn ing. 1 he Uapt. immediately bore down m the direction designated (easterly) and in about an hour came up to it ; from this he had the grati fication of rescuing Mrs. Noah Smith and Miss Rebecea Lamar, Chs, Lamar, two gentlemen and two negro women,' in an exhausted and worn out condition.' This work of humanity being finished, Capt. Davis bore away immediately for VVilrnington, where" he arrived about 7 o'clock on Tuesday, P. M. To attempt to describe the feelings of these 30 persons towards ..their pre server, Capt. Davis the sympathy of the crowd assembled at the landing or the mingled emo tions of those companions inamisery who had been separated, and here met again in safetv. tho' in suffering time does not allow, nor is human language adequate. P. S. Since writing: the above we have receiv- the-follovving additional intelligence: 13 more saved, among them Mr. Lamar. 1 hey reached shore near New Kiver Inlet. Mr. Lamar and several others came ashore in a boat; the others on fragments of the wreck. Five are said to be near town, 12 miles. All are said to be likely to live. Two of these have just arrived, Samuel Biyley, Talbot County, AZd.j Owen Galla gher. The only other names of this party known, are Andrew Stevens, G. B. Lamar, G. Y. Davis, R. S. Hubbard, New York. H. Eldridge, Syracuse, N. Y. Afr. Bennett of Aissouri, Lieut. Thornton, U. S. A. B. W. Forsdick, Boston, AZr. AZerritt Alobiie. We can only add that 59 souls in all have escaped a watery grave, of whom 52 have alrea dy arrived it this community, all of whom it is hoped and believed will.be again restored to their anxious friends. Wilmington, 19th June, 1838. Sir : The undersigned, passengers saved from the wreck of the Steam boat Pulaski, beg leave for themselves and their companions in misfortunes, to offer, through you, to the inhabitants of the town of Wilmington, their grateful acknowledg ment for the very prompt, liberal, and hospita ble aid, which has been extended to them in eve ry way that could contribute to supply their wants or alleviate their distress. The generous sympathy ofthis community for their misfortune, while it is. an additional evidence of the liberal and benevolent character for which this town has been long distinguished, will be cherished by them through life as one of their most grate ful recollections. They avail themselves of this opportunity to express their thanks to the inhabitants of that part of the coast on which they landed, for the hospitiable treatment and kind feeling they have every where experienced. And request that you will do them the favor to give publicity to this expression of their gratitude. We have the honour to be. Sir, Most respectfully. Your obliged servants, J. II. Couner, Georgia, R. V. Pooler, Sa van Rah, Ga. Jas. B Tappen, N. York, Wm. Robertson, Savan nah, W. C. N. Swift, New Bedford, L. A. Leuchten berg, Aunich, Bavaiia. To Dr. Thos. H Wbigiit, Afagistrate. of Police of Wilmington. i TO THE CITIZENS OF WILMINGTON. We, the committee! on the part of a number of the passengers of the Pulaski brought to this place, tender to the Citizens or Wilmington, our heartfelt gratitude for the more than generous hospitality with which we have been received. It is not in words that we can express our feel ing, but we pray to that God who has preserved us, to shower down his choicest blessings on the people who have received and nourished us.. We think proper to correct some errors made in a previous statement relative to this accident. The explosion took place at from 12 to 15 min utes pasteleven on Thursday night, and in about 15 minutes thereafter the boat separated, the for ward part of the boat sunk about 10 teet when the hull left her, and her upper deck rose to the surface 18 men remaining on it. A great many having been killed or drowned by the tem porary sinking of the forward deck. At about half past 12, the promenade deck fell off, leav ing the stern of the bo U uncovered, which with out sinking drifted off, with many people on it. plainly visible to those on the forwaid deck. At this time (half past 12) the small boats left us. not remaining to pick up those in the water and place them on the wrecks. At half past twelve, Capt. Pearson came to the forward deck on a plank, having been thrown in the water by the explosion ; when he reached us no boat was in sight. On Saturday, those on the forward deck picked up 5 persons on a small deck, and on Tuesday at 10, A. M. those on the forward deck, were, after suffering incredible hardships, pick: ed up by. CapC Eli Davis, of the Schr. Henry Camerdon, of Philadelphia, who not only aided us, but at the request of those oir the forward deck, went in search of another wreck, and pick ed up six persons more. Ofsthis gentleman, it is unnecessary to say much, or.of Capt. Pearson our feelings and their own speak sufficiently. During the time the remains bfjhe upper part of the forward deck, was floating, Capt. Pear son was sanguine that' if any' boat reached the shore, we should have immediate relief, but un fortunately those arriving in the boat expressed themselves so confidently that the. boat was sunk that all was lost that no inducement appear ed, worthy of consideration, to -send boats to look for us. As soon however, as we arrived, and a hope- appeared of - saving anyone, the most energetic measures wer.e ai once taken, and-we hope that more; will be found and res cued. ' . ',' . ' Osian Gregoryr C. W. Cliffton, " W. Freeman, A. Lovejoy, George L. Twiggs, John Pearscb; B. L. Greenwood. Commute. ' . r Wilmington, June 2lst, 1S33, .The -Steam Boat North Carolina went on Wednesday to sea, in search of those wrecked in the Pulaski. Upon .arriving at the -New Inlet she ascertained that one or more pilot boats had alredy gone upon the same mission. When off the Frying Pan shoals discovered a brigand schooner standing in, ran down to them, and ascertained the brig to be the Hibernia, Capt. Saunders, from Gloucester Mass. Capt. Saun ders informed us that he had passed that morn ing two parts of the wreck of a Steam Boat, one of which he recognised to be the stern that he passed sufficiently near to see distinctly that no person was on them. " ' " - The Captain of the schooner statea that she passed several parts of the wreck j but saw no person on any of them. From these facts it is hoped the sufferers were removed from the wreck by some steam boat or vessel, as several had passed in the di rection the wreck had drifted a day or two pre vious. Pilot boats are still at sea, and it is expected they fell in with the parts of the wreck about 9 or 10 o'clock this morning. - Persons who went on the search in the North Carolina : James Cassidy, G. R. French, T. W. Brown, R. Simpson. CONGRESsTONALr Independent or Constitutional Treasury Bill. The Globe of the 19th inst. says: "This im portant measure was brought forward in Com mittee of the Whole to-day. Mr. Cambreleg opened the discussion with a clear, condensed, and able exposition of the state of the issue be fore the country. He was followed by Mr. Pickens in a speech remarkable for its energy and eloquence. We left the House at this stage of the debate. Its opening promises well for profound and interesting discussion. On the 20th inst. the Speaker laid before the House the following message from the Presi dent of the United States: To the House of Eepresentalives of the United States : I transmit, in compliance with a resolution of the House of Representatives of the 1 1th inst. re ports from the Secretary of State, Treasury, and War, and the documents referred to by them res pectively. It will be seen that the outrages committed on the steamboat Sir Robert Peel, under the British flag, within the waters of the United States, and upon the steamboat Tele graph, under the American flag, at Rockville, in Upper Canada, have not been followed by any demand of either Government on the other- for redress. These acts have been so far treated on each side as criminal offences, committed within the jurisdiction of tribunals competent to inquire into the facts, and to punish the persons concerned in' them. ' Investigations have' been made, some of the individuals inculpated have been arrested, and prosecutions are in progress, the "result of which cannot be doubted. The excited state of public feeling on the borders of Canada, on both sides of the line, has occasion ed the most painful anxiety to this Government. Every effort has been, and" will be, made to pre vent the success of the design apparently form ed, and in course of execution by Canadians who have found a refuge within our territory, aided by a few reckless persons of our own country, to involve the nation in a war with a neighboring and friendly power Such design cannot succeed while the two Governments ap preciate, and confidently rely upon, the good faith of each other in the performance of their respective duties. With a fixed determination to use all the means in my power to put a speedy and satisfactory termination to these border trou bles, I have the most confident assurances of the cordial co-operation of the British authorities, at home and in the North American possessions, in the accomplishment ofa purpose so sincerely and earnestly desired by the Governments and people, both of the United States and Great Britain. M. VAN BUREN. Washington, June 20. 1833. The annexation of Texas and theIndepen dent Treasury Bill were discussed on the 20ih and 21st in the House. A MAIL DESTROYEDBY FIRE. Copy of a letter from the Postmaster at Silver Creek, New lorAf. Post Office, Silver Creek, N. York. June 16, 1838. Sir: The mail from Toledo, Ohio, for Buffa lo, New York, by the steamboat Washington, of the 14th inst., was burnt in said boat off this nort this morning about 4 o'clock. 1 he destruction was so raoic that nothing was saved; the passengers that escaped, did so by swimming about two miles to fand. I have advised the Postmasters at Toledo and Buffalo ofthis event,' that they may advise those interested of the loss of these letters. . Respectfully, &e. W. Van Duzen, P. M. Hon. A. Kendall, Postmaster Genera I. - A Whig group, from the pencil of Bryant. " Peyton offering to shoot down a' witness who stood before him on examination : Wise plotting ana executing tne aeatn oi a man whom he ha'ed and feared ; Cta' belching curses in the Repre sentatives' IaU, and BeJl dealing blows on a man who denies the truth of his vituperations!" There' is one figure wanting. Graves at the side of Wise, exclaiming 'I must have another shot.' Boston Advocate. FROM THE LINCOLNTON REPUBLICAN. OFFICEHOLDERS. At a Meeting of the friends of Mr. Clay in New York, and of which we give a short account-in to-day's paper, it seems there were onl 100 Vice Presidents and 11 Secretaries!! Mantraps to catch forlorn Conservatives and any other sort of stragglers, we take it. "Mr. Vice President, Mi's and Mr. Secretary that now, how charmingly it must have sounded ! "Ain't we all Corporals, now, mother?" asked an ambitious little chap, one evening on hearing his father announce, that he had been promoted to that station. "Hush," replied the indignant mother, "it's only your Daddy and me.1' Won der if Mr. Clay knows how many Vice Presi dents "he's" got in New York. " " Canal Tolls. The canal tolls received at the collector's offices at Buffilo, Oswego and Whitehall, which places are respectively the out lets of the trade of lakes Erie, Ontario and Cham plain, exceed the toils of last year at the same omces as follows, viz; at Buffalo 107 per cent; at O swego 73 per cent, and at Whitehall G4 per cent. Albany Argus. MARRIED, , In Lincoln county, on Thursday evening the 7th inst. Mr. Henry F. Ramsour to Miss Sarah E Shu ford, daughter of Mr. Philip Shuford. : Also, on the 31st ultimo, Mr. Lawson Dailey to Miss Mahala Goodson, daughter of the late Abner Goodsdn.' In Davidson county, on the 15th inst.' Mr. Noah Hepler to Miss Martha Finch, daughter of Pettis Finch, Esq. ,. - - In Washington, N. C. Mr. Henry Lucas to Mis3 Mary Ann Williams. .. , , DIED, ' . , 'J In Johnston county, on the 17th inst. Mrs. Nancy Lunsford, wife of Mr. David Lunsford, in the 39th year of her age. She was an exemplary member of the Baptist Church, and evinced in her last ni nes (which was short) the power of thaj faith, which swedy works by love, and purifies ; the heart. She tvaa truly amiable in all the relations of life ;t the fond mother ; and the humane, and -indulgent mistress she has left eight children, and b.er fcus band to lament their irreparable loss. , V In Rowan- county, on the 29th of May last, Mr. John Campbell, in the 68th yea of, his age';. ". In Wilmington, on the 14th inst. after an illness C - n tt r wo I ir-nolrrj TV frc farJnfl C S .1 fiJ fT O TO.f 30, wife of Mr. J. C. Savage, merchant. . Also, on hi TRfh tnctnnt Aaron T. Rivera. Esn. flt thu litre of 45 years. Also, on the same .day an infant child of Mrs. Townsend. Also, on the 19th inst. in the 30th year of her Esq. and daughter of the late Col. Samuel Ashe. In the enjoyment of every blessing, this amiable and interesting lady was snatched from life from a partner who adored her; and from lovely childreu, too young to be sensible of the misfortune, that has fallen on their lender infancy. - Mrs. H. did not attract attention, from mere sym metry of features, or proportion of form. Hers was a more impressive beauty an expression of moral feeling, which animated her countenance, and shone in the friendly communion of sentiment. She man ifested, as it were unconsciously, her virtues in her looks: her frank, and candid, and sincere disDoei- tion : her generous heart t her fervent anection for ' her relatives; her commiseration for the erring, and her compassion for the unfortunate. Attached to her family and kindred and friends, she vet was en tirely free from clannish prejudices, and exclusive sympathies. Mild and unassuming in her manners, she nevertheless possessed a strength of principle ana a aecision oi cnaracier, wnicu prevemcu jier from lending herself to the proscribing influence of others. She was polite and affable to all. Indeed, she had too much goodness in her nature, to wound by coldness and distance, the feelings even of those she cOuld not entirely approve. With such virtues, and witb other excellent qual ities, we do not wonder that Heaven poured out on the short life of the deceased, so many gracious dis- J. lL . 1 I uctidatiuus Ji iuvc aim uiciuv - u i iu itiai aniui. UJVlULUlj IV tAll,AA U V Vr&U l-O U1V ACLl V v U f and so gentle, and distracts with anguish, a husband and a mother, we naturally ask ourselves, Why, thus suddenly, are the hopes blasted, which Divine beneficence inspired ? It is not for man to answer such inquiries. Time, that great light, will, in his fulness, unfold the mysterious decrees of Provi dence. In the mean while, submission to the will of God, is the injunction of religion and the dictate of philosophy. Tlie Raleigh City Temperance Society, will meet in the JtiETHODIST E. CHURCH, on Friday evening next, (the 29 h inst.) aj 11 o'clock. D. H. HOLLAND, Sec'y. June 27. ' 191 It. TO JTIR. GIDEON ALSTON, OF CHATHAM, COUNTY, N: C. Sir: In looking over The North Carolina Standard of the 20ih inst. 1 discovera chal'enge over yo ir signa ture, headed " Chatham ag-ainst Nash," in which you state that you are "authorized to take a bet of any a " mount that may be offered, to fight a main of cocks, " at any place that may be agreed upon by the parties, ' to be fought the ensuing spring," which challenge I accept, and do propose to meet you at Itolesville, in Wake county, N. C. on the last Wednesday in 3iay next, the parties to show thirty one cocks each fight four days and be governed by the rules as laid down in Turner's Cock Laws which, if you think pro per to accede to, you wjll signify through this or an)' other medium you may select, and then 1 will name the um for which" we shall fight, as that privilege was sur rendered by you in your challenge. I am, sir, very respectfully, ice. NICHOLAS V. ARRINGTON, near Hillliardston, Nash county, ' North Carolina. June 22nd, 1838. ' 191 3t. HILLSBORO' FEMALE SKMLYARY. The Fall Session ofthis institution will commence July 19ih. The Terms of Tution (payable in advance) are, as heretolore, Fourth or Lowest Class, $12 50 Second and Third Class, 15 00 First or Highest Class, 17 00 Ornamental Needle Work, 5 00 Drawing and Painting, J2 00- Music, on Piano or Giwur, 25 00 French, 15 00 June 27. 191 3t RAIL, ROAD NOTICE. Uffice W ilmington cj- Xalcigh II. R. Company, 16th June, 1838. THE President nnd Directors of the Wilmington and Raleigh Rail Road Company give notice that they will, on the 30th day ol July nexl, advert.se for sale by public auction, on the 3d day of September following, the stock of all delinquent stockholders in which ad vertisement, they will be under the necessity of publish ing the names of the delinquents, with the number of. shares, and amount of Instalments now due thereon 1 and for any deficiences thereafter, judgment will be la ken at the ensuing Court. JA31ES OWEN, Preset. RANK OF THE STATE OF NORTH w v x . ia4 vi i i t v auu true v LI a ter per Cent, on each share in the Capital of this Bank, has been declared, and is payable to the Stockholders (less the tax ol tweniy-five cents on each share owned by individuals) at the Bank, on the first Monday in July next; and at the Branches and Agencies, fifteen days thereafter. - - By order of the President and Directors of said Bank, C. DEWEY, Cash'r. Raleigh, June 14, 183S.- 190 3t SPLENDID SCHEMES FOR JULY ! ! ! ! VIRGINIA STATE LOTTERY. For the benefit of the Monongalia Aca lemy. Class No. 4, for 1838. To be drawn at Alexandria, Va. on Sat urday, the 7th of July, 1838. " GRAND SCHEME. Capital 30,000 dollars: 10,000 do.; 6,000 do.; 3,110 do.; 3,000 do 2.500 do. ; 50 of 1,000 do. 20 ot 500 do. ; 20 of 300 do. ; 123 of 200 &c Ticket only S 10 Half $ 5 Quarter 2 50. Certificates of Packages of 23 Whole Tickets 9 130 Do do 25 Half do 65 lo do 25 Quarter do 32 50 15 drawn numbers in each package of 25 Tickets. STATE OE VIRGINIA RICHMOND ACAOEIYIV LOTTERY, Class No. 4, for 1838. To be drawn at Alexandria, Va. on Saturday, July 21, 1838. BRILLIANT SCHEME. Capital 35,295 dollars; 10,500 do ; 5,000 da; 4 ouu no. ; d.uuu no. ; ..wu ao. ; no.; :,uuu lo. j 1.750 do. ; 1,600 do.-, 1.500 do. ; 1,400 do. ; 50 prizes of 1,000 do. ; 50 of 250 do. ; 50 of 220 do. ; 50 of 200 do. Tickets only $ 10 Halves S 5 Quarters $2 50. Certificates of Packages ol 25 Whole Tickets Do do - 25 Half do Do do 25 Quarter do 130 . 65 - 32 SO SPLENDID SCHEME. 1 VIRGIN I A. ST ATE LOTTERY, Forlhe benefit of the Petersburg Benevolent Mechanic 4 aiu-inlinn. i:lflat Nit 5 fnr 1R3S Tit lio itrovn a. Alexandria, Va. on Saturday, the 2Sih of July, 1S38. GRAND SCHEME. rvir.;tii annnn H.. liars- io.oci:i An - 7nrni. w. ,.-.- wv.wwv 1 , , nnn An , A firm An 3.000 do. I 2.1H5 cn , 95 nri7 of 1,000 do ; 50 of 500 do.; 50 of 200 do. ; 88 of J 50 . - do. ; &c. &c . ... Tickets only 810 Halves 8 5 Quarters 8 2 50. Certificates of Packages of 23 Whole Tickets " - 130 j)o do 23 Half do - 65 - Do do - - 25 Quarter do ' 32 CO rXT" Orders for Tickets and Shares or Certificates of Parknsrfs in the above Magnificent Schemes, will r.. ceive the most prompt attention, and an official account of each drawing sent immediately afier it is over to all who order from us. . Address, D. S. GREGORY 5c Co. Managers, Washington City, D. C.