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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."
A schooner belonging to Mr. Chrysler of Ni
ajjara, laden with merchandize, has been captur-
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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
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.
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.
LOSS OF THE STEAM-PACKET' PULASKI,.
With a crew of 37, and 150 or 160 passengers
Office of the Wilmington Advertiser,
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.
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
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
Samuel Biyley, Talbot County, AZd.j Owen Galla
gher. The only other names of this party known,
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
Wilmington, 19th June, 1838.
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
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,
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
James Cassidy, G. R. French, T. W. Brown,
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
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.
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
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
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. "
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.
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
- 32 SO
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.
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.