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a ready answer to that question, it will be only ne cessary to add, that at the last August election, al though Mr. Shepperd was not elected, he got a ma jority over Mr. Hill in Guilford county, of one thou sand sic hundred and ninety-four votes. So it will be seen, that in North Carolina, (Guilford county I should have said, for I don't believe there are any abolitionists in any other part of the State) as elsewhere and every where, the whig and abo litionists are found acting together. It is far from my wish to accuse any IVorlh Car olinian of fanatical notions, but I am not' certain that if Judge Saunders will refer to the Journals of the Legislature of that State, some few years back, but he may find a mark left by Mr. Morehead, from a taint that will give him a bad odor among slave holder?, although he is the owner of slaves himself. So if he should succeed in his election next Au gust, contrary to my expectation or all reasonable calculation, Mr. Stanly might rise In his place next session, and inquire of his friend Mr. Slade, if this Mr. Morehead who he had seen was elected Gov ernor of North Carolina, is not the same Mr. More head who succeeded by abolition votes ; and with out whose support he would have been defeated,' and that same, Mr. Saunders that he once read of would have been the Executive of petfple, whose interests he understands well, and loves dearly, and which people have never doubted his genuine republican principles, or his ability to advocate and sustain them? To all of which, every part and particle, his friend S. might truly give an unequiv ocal affirmative answer. Now if after this development of facts in "regard to Mr. Morehead's position, he should be elected Governor of North Carolina: and with a full know ledge of the manner, and by whom Gen. Harrison was nominated, he should be elected President of the United States : I think it will be high lime for the whole South to exclaim, that, the Abolitionists had conquered the Union ! 3 it not a notorious fact that not a slaveholding State in the Union gave General Harrison a single vote in the Convention, and that he was nominated by the anti-masons and abolitionists, and will re ceive their hearty support 1 Ask Mr. Slade, Mr. Adams, and Mr. Granger whom they are for they will say General Harrison ! Ask any abolitionist the same question, and you will get the same an swer. Ask Mr. Morehead whom he is in favor of, and you will get the same abolition answer for Harrison. No abolitionists you find for Mr. Van Buren ! All for Harrison ! And yet it is contended that General Harrison is no abolitionist !' tC" Our Washington Correspondent has also furnished us with the following: Extract from the Journal of the House of "Repre sentatives, page 1S7. January 22d, 1827 second session of the 19ih Congress. . i; Mr. Saunders presented a petition of the Board of Managers of the Manumission Society of North Carolina, praying that the internal traffic in slaves may be prohibited by law, and that provision may be made for the removal of those who may be eman cipated, to places without the United States. The petition was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means." - - To the Senate and House of Representatives of the United StatesyJo Congress assembled : We, your memorialists, take this method to ad-dress-yoar Honorable body, on a great and impor tant subject, no less than the present and future welfare of millions of the human family, who-are deprived under sanction of law, and the customs of some sections of our country, of the rights and privileges of freemen. And as we view with deep regret the prevailing spirit of oppression which abounds in our land, the practice of slavery which is held up in some of the States, and the rapid increase of the black popula tion generally in the slave states, we feel depressed with gloomy forebodings, and, deprecate the proba ble consequences which must result, if the trade in human beings, and the practice of slavery is per sisted in by these States : if this sin of oppression, if this great, national evil is not counteracted by Legislative enactment. Therefore, the society take the liberty to solicit your attention to the several points contained in the memorial. That youi honorable body may take the subject of slavery as it exists ia these States, into serious consideration ; and prescribe some way, whereby they may divest themselves safely of the evils at tendant on slavery, and the internal slave trade, which is kept up among a number of the States. Although we are sensible that the States have re tained certain rights ; yet it is also true, that Con gress have a constitutional power, " to provide for the common defence,-and general welfare of the United States." We therefore believe it ought to become a national concern. And as the welfare of the Union is involved in it : We submit to your consideration the propriety of prohibiting the trade in slaves from one state to another, under any pretence whatever. - We fur ther state that the probability is, that many who hold slaves, would set them free, if it could be done without their incurring the expense of transporta tion. Under these impressions, we think it a question worthy the attention of the national council whe ther it would not tend to the general welfare of the Union, for the General Government so far to inter pose by legislative aid, as to provide for the ex pense of transportation of such slaves as their mas ters may see cause to emancipate. We hope your honorable body may give the sub ject all the attention which its importance demands. That the practice of enslavins our fellow men, may not much longer contradict the letter and spirit of our free ; institutions. That it may no longer be said, that the clank of slavery' chains reverberates through the streets of the capitol city, the seat of justice and legislation of the Union. Where tne voice of eloquence is heard declaiming in the cause of freedom, and exulting in the excellence of our free institutions; even where the national council have exclusive legislation, and are bound to guaran tee to each State in the Union a republican form of government. With deference, and sentiments of respect, we submit the above to your consideration. Done at a meeting of the Board of Managers of the Manumission Society of North Carolina, held at Centre Meeting House in Guilford County, the 9th of September, 1826, and signed by order." . JOHN GORDEN, Chairman. Aaron Coffin. Secretary. ; Congress of the United States to be held the first Monday in December, 1826, at the City of Washington." It will be agreed on all hands that the language of the Federal Whiggery of Guilford is pretty stron on the subject of abolition. We presume that no one who reads the above Memorials, will doubt the . sentiments of the opposition in that region. We now pursue the Record in referenccto a pe tition similar to the above, presented by Mr. Shep perd, in 1830. v ?c 21st Congress 1st Session. "Consress of the United States. In the Houscof Representatives. Monday, March 8th, 1830. Journal page 379. " Mr. Augustine H. Shepperd presented a peti tion of the Manumission Society of North Carolina, praying Congress to take measures for the entire abolition of slavery within the District of Colum bia r and also, for suppressing the traffic in slaves,! between tne said uistrict and the Southern states; which petition was referred to the Committee for the District of Columbia." . . "Office of the House of Representatives of the United States : " - Washington February 3d 13A0. This is to certify that the above is a trne copy of an entry on tne Journal or the House of Represen tatives of the United States, of the day ajod date above-mentioned. . It dees not appear that the Committee to which the petition was referred returned it to the office, as it is not on its proper file, nor can it .be found al though diligent search has been made for it. ' 4 S. BURCHE, Ch. Clk. Office Ho. Rep. I do hereby certify that S. Burche is Chief Clerk in my office. H.A.GARLAND." We have thus presented the whole subject to our readers which will afford matter for further reflection and future comment. THE FAYETTVILLE OBSERVER. The Fayettville Observer of the 5th inst., has the following: "We are more and more convin ced, that if we could lay hands on a file of the pa pers formerly published by the present Editor of the Raleigh Standard," that we could convict him of being an abolitionist. Can any body put us in the way of procuring one V ' --' What File would the Editors particularly .desire 2 The File ' of the People's ' Press and of the Wil mington Advertiser, are at their service, whenever they choose to send an order for them, accompa nied with a pledge to return them uninjured within a reasonable lime. If they want the Cafte-Fear Re corder, though we have them not. we think we can put them in the way of obtaining them. We think one of the Editors has got on a wrong scent, as he did when he charged us with being a Federalist. He is, perhaps, thinking'of "The Lib eralist," a paper with which we had no connexion. EDITOR'S CORRESPONDENCE. (Ho. of Rep.) Washington City, Jan. 20, 1840. Sir: We have just elected Blair & Rives public printers. The vote stood, Blair &. Rives, 110; Gales &. Seaton, 92 ; scattering, 5 ; whole number of votes given, 207 30 administration members ab sent. The battle through the day has been a warm and hard-fought one but the Federalists, at the close, surrendered like men, with one or two excep tions. There are some wholesome restrictions im posed upon the printing. I hope that both parties will begin a system of economy in earnest, and I trust the Whigs (I beg pardon, Federalists) will now join in putting things right. The Committee of Ways and Means will not report larger appro priations than estimates, which are IS millions only. The President recommends reform ; the Secretary of the Treasury does the same ; and the Federal Whigs, I think, will now practice t. Heretofore they preached reform to the people, and practised the most extended extravagance by their acts and votes. Since the downfall of the U. S. Bank, and the development of it? unparalleled frauds and cor ruptions, the main lever of Federal Whiggery, the whole whig concern, seems to be a complete break. Justice and Truth are mighty and will prevail. Washington City February 5th, 1840. Sir: It does really seem to me that if Mr. Stanly is permitted to hold , a seat in Congress the whole people of these TJnited States must be come to be abolitionists. There has been more open and free debating on that subject since his membership than ever was had on the subject before; and caused principally too, from his blind and un?tatesmanlike conduct, in feeble ef forts to manufacture abolition Van Buren men. He has endeavored to show that every democra tic Governor, Senator, or any other officer elec ted by any of the non slaveholding States for the last year or so, are abolitionists. You know at the last session, notwithstand ing Djctor Duncan voted with the South to allay the question in the House, Mr. Stanly would in sist on his being an abolitionist. Mr. Tappan, Senator from Ohio, and who was just about that time elceted, you will remember was made out by Mr. S. to be a brother of the celebrated Ar thur Tappan of New York, and not less cele brated for his abolition principles. The recently elected democratic Governor of Massachusetts, (Judge Morton,) was proven by him the other day, conclusively to his mind, to be a rank abolitionist. In fact, with him every body is an abolitionist except the abolitionists them selves. He and they have one common can didate for the Presidency, and he therefore con cludes that as he himself is no abolitionist his co adjutors in whiggery cannot be, and they are on ly to befound in the democratic ranks. And he has to be sure made search for them in that party throughout the entire nonslaveholding States, and what, success his labors have been crowned with can be seen by the following able remarks (which 1 herewith send you) "of Mr. Tappan on the subject of abolition, delivered in the Senate on yesterday. ' V ". . r, . Mr. Stanly having (pund however that he was not likely to hunt up any northern democratic abolitionists, vhas, I am told, turned his attention towards the South to see what can be done in that quarter; having as I understand made a most tremendous attack upon Judge Saunders, your democratic nominee for-Governor of North Carolina. ... ' Now, if Judge Saunders should turn out to be a Mr. Senator Tappan on that Subject and what honest and candid man can doubt it, Mr. Stanly,, surely should be pitied, as being a most unsagacious and unfortunate new beginner in the cause of anti-democracy. . P. S. Mr. Calhoun has just concluded bis speech in the Senate in opposition to the Gener al Government assuming the State debts, and I understand was very conclusive in showing the mischievous effects of such a scheme. The House has at last got throogn with all the elections having on yesterday chosen a Cha plain. A Mr. Bates, a Congregationalism from some of the Northern States. --They have been engaged the whole of this day in presenting pe titions. The remarks above alluded "to'shall appear next week. , ' OHIO. The House of Representatives of Ohio have adopted a resolution, on which a bill is to be found ed,, making it n olfence punishable by confinement in the Penitentiary, for any length of time not ex ceeding seven nor less than three years, for the di rectors or office'rs-of any Banking institution within the State, to issue, for circulation' within the State or elsewhere, post notes or bills payable on time. x ue same committee were ai me same time aireci ed to inquire into the expediency of making aH post notes previously issued, payable on demand in gold and silver, at the counters of the banks issaing them. They have also passed a resolution ftwo only voting in the negative) declaring that slavery is an institution recognized by the Federal Constitution ; .... ,1 J I" . I. Ct.L -.-l Z - auu auuiuer, ueciaring mai me uniawiui, unwiw and unconstitutional interference of the fanatical Abolitionists of the North, with the domestic insti tutions of the Southern States," was highly crimi nal. Itichmond Junqmrer. FROM THE GLOBE. THE ABOLITION PETITIONS REJECTED. Never were the Ebony and Topaz party so com pletely caught in their own trap as they were to day. A resolution was concocted, which the Hon. William Cost Jonnsoj prefaced with a three days' speech; or rather, we might say,' a four days speech,, for an intervening Sunday was doubtless1 employed ingathering breath for the argumentation of Monday, and the peroration of to-day, This res olatioa, which hai' become now a standing rule of. the ;HoU3e,rip'rdv'ide3 that Abolition petitions shall not be recerved. As almost the whole body ot .De mocrats had last year agreed to receive and lay the Abolition petitio.ns.on the table, in Mr. Athekton's famous resolutions, '.'Ebony and Topaz" Whigery supposed that they would, in a body, vote against the rejection of these petitions, At the first Ao?. With a view, mereiore, to help habrison in ue SoUth.it was determined that his Southern friends should make such an ultra anti-Abolition move, as would deter the whole Nothern Democracy from voting for it, and, for their sake, bring some of their friends in the South to oppose it. The vote of the Northern Democracy, with the whole body of Northern Whigs, would alone have defeated it; and being certain that they dare not vote for it, the Federal friends of Harbison felt secure that in of fering it there was no danger of success, and that while they would be able to claim the merit of the proposition, the cause of their Northern allies would suffer nothing, but gain rather by its failure. Be sides, the Atlas letter-writer states that it was agreed "that their Northern friend would find no fault with them " as "the Sourthern Uhigsl say that the Ilarrisburg nominations were per fectly satisfactory." This being the state of things, the Southern wing of the Federalists forced home a rejection of abolition petitions at the thres hold upon the Democrat party, North and South. They knew that the whole mass of their own po litical friends, in the non-slavcholding States, would vote against the rejection, and it the Northern ue- mocracy, as a party, flinched in this crisis, or a single member of it in the South, the" Southern Whigs would bear off the eclat of proposing a Southern measure, to be defeated by Democratic votes. But, alas the short-sighted men. They fixed a trap to catch their own Ebonies. A suffi cient number of Democrats voted for their proposi tion to carry it, And now they have the satisfaction to see the whole Abolition junto imprisoned in a pen contrived by their own affectionate political brethren. How pleasant it must be to Mr. Aoam3 to look through the cracks of the wolf pen in which he is incarcerated, and see the Hon. W. Cost John son, (who paid him sueh high compliments to day,) standing as the contriver, and yet lamenting the cause of his constraint.: Messrs. Gidding3,' Slade, Peck, Granger, Fillmobe, Gates, Hunt all, all, are in pinfold, and gagged by their good Harrison confederate, Mr. Johnson. The North ern Democracy would willingly have taken Mr. Atherton's milder measure, but as nine weeks of the session had been wasted by Abolition freaks the first four in trying to bring in the Abolition men of wax, Messrs: Atcbigg and Co. the last five in the attempt to introduce some hundred thousand Abolition petitioners, men, women, and children they must forgive the few Northern Democrats who concluded it was better to go with Mr. Wm. Cost Johnson in putting the straight-jacket on his phren sied friends,, who had resolved to consume the whole session in Abolition debates. Every Democrat from thers!aveholding States voted for the resolution, and every Federalist from the slaveholding States voted for it, except four, namely, Messrs. Bell and Gentry, of Tennessee, and Anoerson and Underwooo, of Kentucky. Every Federalist from the non-slayeholding States voted against it, except Mr. Proffit of Indiana. It will be seen by Mr. Vanderfoel's speech, and his call for the previous question, that although he voted against the measure as proposed by Mr. John son, he was ready to adopt another quite as effec tual, for which he voted before, and to which he referred ; and in passing it, we believe the North ern Democracy would have been almost unanimous. SUPREME COURT. Opinions have been delivered,, during the pre sent. Term, in the following cases: By Roffin, Chief-Justice, in den on dem. of Zacnariah Candler,. Eli Lunsford, from Bun combe, affirming the judgment below. In State v. John Harshow, from Burke, affirming the judg ment below. By Daniel, Judge, in Thomas S. Deaver, v. J. M. Rice. Adm., from Buncombe, reversing the judginent below, and granting a new trial. John Osborne, v.JU. xi. Cunningham, lrom iJuncomoe, affirming the judgment below. Alfred Hofner, v. John Irwin and others, from Mecklenburg, revers ing the judgment -below, and granting anew tri al. James Thompson, v. David W. Saunders, from Onslow, reversing the judgment below, and granting a new trial. Joseph S.Jones, v. Thomas J. Judkins, from Warren, affirming the judgment, below. ' .. By Gaston, Judgsr in den on dem. of John Har din, c. Francis Beauty, and Do well Hague, from Rutherford, reversing, the judgment below, and granting a new trial.. f.Butler S. While,.r. George White, Sen., fjo)n;lw4ellaffirming the judgment belowl "Wiriiafn White, r, George White, from Iredell, affirming the judgment below. ....Alexander Donaldson v. JohhBehton, from Buncombe, affirm ing the judgment below. Jessie A. Dawson, 0. Mark H. Petway, frtim Halifax, setting aside, the judgment for the Plaintiff below, and entering judg ment for the Defendant. " . Gaston, Judge, delivered the Opinion of the Court, in the case of the State v. Thoma3 H. Christmas, of Warren ; affirming the judgment be low. And, in the case, den on dem. of J. Bronson and others v. Fen Michael Paynter, of Rutherford, affirming the judgment below. Roffin, Judge, delivered the Opinion of the Court, in the case of John Thrower, Adm., v. Arch'd Mclntyre, from Moore ; judgment below af firmed. And, in the case of the State v. Asa Ed ney, from Buncombe ; judgment below- affirmed." CONGRESS. SENATE, On Thursday, January30th Mr. Phelps pre sented resolutions ot the Legislature of Ver mont; in favor of a distribution of the proceeds 0 the sales of the public lands which were re ferred to the Committee on the Public. Lands, and ordered to be printed". Several petitions were presented, after wiiich Mr.Grundy, from the Select Committee, to which was referred the resolution submitted some time since .by Mr.' Benton ;.in opposition to the assumption of the debts of the States by the General Government, said he was directed, to make a report thereon.- It would be proper for him to say thetommittee were divided on the adoption of the report,. five being in favor of it and two the Senator from Mary land, f Mr, Merrick! and the Senator from Indiana Mr Smith being opposed to it. . The report was then readi h argued at length, and with great ability; the unconstitutionality and inexpediency 01 the assumption ox the State debts by the Lren eral Government, and concluded with resolu tions of the same tenor. After a debate in which Messrs. Grundy, Benton, and Brown advocated ana sustained the doctrines of the report, and Messrs. Crittenden, Webster, Southard, and Predion, opposed them. On motion of Mr. King. 11 wus recommitted to tne select comioir.ee, ana the Senate adiourned On the 31st. The Vice President "laid before the Senate a report of the Secetary of War, mude in ooeuience to a resolution 01 tne oenaie oi ine 15th inst. in relation to internal improvements in the Territory of VVisconsin ,' which was read, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Grundy, from the Select Commitee. to which was recommitted the report submitted yesterday on the resolution offered some time since by Mr. Benton; in opposition tothe as sumption of the debts of the States by the. Gen eral Government, reported it, with some. modifi cations; which were read, a discussion ensued, hi which Messrs. Grundy. Hubbard, and Senate went 'into Executive business,: and then' - J 1 ' ' " I .---. i. acjournea unui Aionaay. ... ...... , On Monday, Feb. 3d, after the presentation of petuions,;the report -of the Select Committee on the assumption hjrihe Government of the debts of the States was taken up, and Mr. Clay of Alabama made an able argument in favor ol the principles of jhe report, and in reply to. the remarks ot Mr. Crittenden and others. Mr. Crittenden rejoinrd jaodon motion by Mr. Phelps, the Senate adjourned. On the 4th llie Chair submitted a communi cation from lhe-Secr-tary of the Treasury, transmitting a report from the Commissioner of the General Land Office, in compliance with a resolution of the Senate of 22d January, 1S40: which was laid on the table, aad ordered to be printed.. Also, a report from the Secretary "of War, containing an enumeration of the militia of the United States; which was laid on the table and ordered to be printed. Mr. Tiippan addressed the senate, at some length, on the subject of abolition memorials. On the 5th, the Report of the select Commit tee ont!if assumption by tliu government of the debts of the states was taken up, and Mr. Cal houn addressed the senate at length in defence of the .Doctrines of the. Report, a motion to lay ohf. thejable, was. rejected, 29 to 10. A motion to 'prtnti was carried 36 to .8. The- Report was then, rmrae the special order of the day for. Mon day nest. We shall give the Report furtlu r at tention, as it embraces a. subject in which the people are deeply interested. -r'- 1 HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. "On Thursday the 30th of January, the House was chiefly -occupied in discussing the- subject of the public printing, and in he election of n Printer. ' On the 31st The first thing in order, was the ex ecution .of the resolution -.0 Mr. Black, to elect a committee of five, ri va voce, to inquire into the propriety of reducing the pesent tariff of prices for executing the public printing,. or of having the same done in a Rational office, to be established for that purpose. This subject occupied the Iloue during the day, when itr adjourned till Monday: j On Monday, Feb., 3d, the Mouse proceeaec to the election of a committee to inquire into the pro priety of reducing the price of public punting. Af te.CJtwro trials Messrs. R. Garland and Evans were appointed. An attempt was made, to elect a Chap lain, without success. On the 4th the House, after several trials, elect ed the Rev. Mr. Bates as their Chaplain. A mes sage was received from the President, accompa nied by a report from the Secretary of the Treasu ry, in regard to judicial constructions which have been, given to existing laws for the " collection of imposts, affecting injuriou;ly the accruing reven ue. No business of importance was transacted. On the 5th the House was chiefly occupied in receiving petitions. COMMUNICATIONS. fob the nobth Carolina standard. TO THE LADIES. In my address to you published in a late number of the Standard, I promised that you should hear from me again. I now attempt to redeem that promise through the medium of the same Paper. I cannot proceed without owning to you, my dear ladies, both married and single,. that it is with great reluctance- and due deference to your sex that I ask your interference in the great distracting political question of the day, and I must repeat that I am mainly governed by a desire to contract and check a similar interference by the Northern La dies. The Journals of the National Legislature and the public Prints tell us, from time to time, of the movements of the fair sex in the Nothern States upon the momentous subject of abolition, now un der the consideration of Congress and the' whole American people. ... We have a Newspaper account that "a distin guished abolition lady of Massachusetts received so many scattering votes that she is sai4 to-be ac tually one of the four highest candidates' from whom the Legislature will have to" choose a Govt ernor." . ; - r In the exercise of your influence, ladies, I am fully persuaded that you will take prudence;, and delicacy, the great principles,, which adorn your sex; for ydur guide. These character.sU.es of -lhe Southern ladies should never be lost sight of. - We all know that mild rl ess is necessary to. our. own comfort, and they who are continually, tormenting others must be wretched themselves. "I it neces sary here: to charge you to be very cautious "how you handle the various subjects of my address, with those who entertain opinions adverse to mine 1 A course differing from mildness might have a bad effect and lesolt in mischief, if not in sult. Husbands, particularly, should be very polite ly and kindly addressed by their, wives; a peevish Husband you know is at all times very sensitive, and at some times wholy unfit to reason on mo mentous subjects. Very few, so far as I have been able to judge, can quietly listen to a narrative of bis faults, an attempt to do which often make's an ene my of ones best friend. Be mindful, therefore, how, you speak of the inconsistency of those who scruple, to vote for Mr. Van Buren for the Presi dency of the United States, because he stands charged of voting when a member of the New Y"prk Convention to retain in the Constitution of that State the right of suffrage to such free negroes as held property to the value of $250, and how forsooth stand pledged to vote for Mr. Morehead for Governor of North Carolina, who while a mem ber of the late North Carolina Convention was VV right, susiained and advocated the;repoii, jsu4 Messrs. Preston, Southard, and. Merrick' oppos ed It' .' when it was informally pass&d over, r,The, guilty of the identical same deed' of wh'ich the President stands accused ; nay, he has done more, for he, Mr. Morehead, made the proposition him self to retain that clause in our Constitution, and t could cite you to other acts of his, friendly to the free negroes and insulting if not dangerous to civil society ; but let the above suffiee for the pre sent. T T 1 . t ... .. ..tj. ue cnarges me Administration wun iorming a "Union" with abolitionists. Delicacy should have buttoned his lip on that grave subject; has he taken a correct view of his own situation ; a little reflection on the cases above alluded to, should have silenced huh. Let it be further asked, if the subject of abolition is so remarkably popular in Guilford, will not the freemen of that county re quire its support al the hands of Mr. Morehead. In fine, let it be asked whether ir is the Adminis tration or the Federal Whig candidate for the of fice of Governor that has formed a "Union" with the abolitionists. Let the enlightened and patriot ic sons of North Carolina answer these intetroga tories at the ballot box next August, and we have nothiug to' fear. ' Let us pursue this subject further, ladies :. I wish to carry the war into the enemies camp, and it bettig undersfoodrthtMr. Morehead will support the election of Gen. Harrison for Pre sident I desire to touch him on that chord. ..Will ycu hear what the Emancipator,' an able Northern abolition Newspaper of extensi ve circulation and untiring zeal in that diabolical cause, said on the receipt of the news of the nomination of Harrison and the rejection .of Clay for the Presidency by the late Harrisburg Convention ? - That organ of. abolition said 'No raau of ordin- ary intelligence can doubt or deny that it h the Anti-Slavery feeling of ihe North which has done it. Praise to God for a great Anti-Slavery victory." Who wants stronger proof than the above ot the abolition principles of Granny Harrison in a North ern market, and yet we have more of it from the same source. In reference to Mr. Clav. the same J s Paper says "A man of hightalents, of great dis tinction, of political servicesof boundless personal popularity has been openly rejected for the- Presi dency of this Republic on account of his devotion to Slavery." It ia -wejl known and will not be can didly denied that Henry Clay was decidedly the favorite and choice of the Federal Whigs of North Carolina for the Presidency until after the meeting of the Ilarrisburg Convention, in which, oh the first ballot, he obtained the highest vote given j-. he was then "pushed off the Stool,'! and it now re mains for the delegates of North Carolina to that famous Convention to explain to the people by what art of Hocus Pocas the name of Clay . was ostracised and that of Harrison, with ail his politi cal black cockade sins, adopted and recommended to a Southern Slave holding people for 'President of the United States. No doubt the rejection of Mr. Clay by that de voted Convention waii for'his devotion toSlavery.' Ftom the same source we have -the following filth ; "Setup a monument o progress there, Let the winds tell the tale, Let the Slave holders hear the news, Let foreign nations hear it. Let O'Coanell hear it." See what an insult offered to a Southeiin people by sending the new to the Slaves j.,and O'Connell is the Irish fellQw 'that insulted- four minister, Mr. Stevenson, at the court of St. Jemes, because he is a" Slave holder. Mark the -following, from the same Emancipator, ladies j it says '"let the Slaves hear it. The rejection of Henry Clay by the Whig Convention taken in connection w.Uli all the circumstances is one of the heaviest Woww the monster Slavery has received in this Country." Who can attentively read the above extrac ts from an abolition paper, without concluding that the red petticoat candidate for the Presidency has been forced upon ps, under the sanction of our delegates, by a Northern set of fanaties whose ob jectis the abolition of Slavery and the destruction of our property. Federal Whigs cannot deny the truth of the above extracts, coming as they do from Whig authority, and if granny Harrison is looked upon ia an abolition region where he is best known as friendly to that detestable cause, is it not safest for us, lef me ask, in a Slaveholding country, for our negro property and our peace as a nation, to view him and treat htm as such ? The following dirty stuff is taken from the Ohio Statesman, a newspaper published where Genera Harrison lives and is well, known; since his nomination that paper says "Abolitionism warmed up. The abolitionists of Ohio are iu ecstacies at the defeat of Clay and the nomination of Harrison." We now see . what the abolitionists of his own State think of granny Harrison, and who can doubt his principles so welt understood and cor rectly promulgated by his; best acquaintances. Can Mr. Morehead or any other man support his election without aiding the ruinous cause of aboli tion ? Lst the qjiestiba be, fairlylni,ei,at the thres hold. Dont stave it off, Whig, and give it the sneaking go-by because Democrats urgeit. The day may yet . arrive when "repentance for Whig sins will be too late to jsave our liberty, our Union, our peace, and our profterty. Be vigilant, Pand your timely caresses, ladies, will avail much ln-ioexause 01 your-country. 1 uiusi repeal me re quest that you subscribe for a democratic Newspa per; it will enable you to detect the errors, of the opposition. May the blessings of Heaven rest up on you and our country. , -PETER. FOR THE NORTH CAROLINA STANDARD. ROCKINGHAM COUNTY AND COMMON SCHOOLS. : A . - The first free school in Rockingham coun ty went into operation on the 20th of January 1840. This is probably the first free school commenced in the State. The entire county has been surveyed into districtes, 8 miles long, and 4 wide; two school Houses to be created in each. In a short lime all the Houses will be completed and schools in operation in every dis trict in the County. It ia but sheer justice to Messrs, Thomas S. Gallaway Nathan Wright Thomas BV Wheeler Robert W, Lawson, John L. Lesuers Mecajah McGehee, Rawley. Galla way E. T. Broduax, Joel Fagg and James Currie, who constitute the school supreintendan- cy for Rockingham, to state that great credit is due themfor the very able and zealous manner in which" they have performed their duties.- Messrs. J. G. Wright and E. W. Hancock, surveyors, are also entitled to much credit for the part theyhave taken in the mailer. AUCTION. piTR.XITlTKI CARRIAGES, -tfOOfcS, JL &c. Acc. j Wl otisr at Auction, oa Friday the 14th day. of February next, at my .shop, injhis City, all my household and kitchen FURNITURE, amongst wbfch are, a large Mahogany Sideboard and Tables, Secreta ry and Book Case ; one first rate eight day Clock (au excelfeat time piece :V one pair larze eilt Lookin? Glasses: a handsome Mantle Glass; together wrtb a great many article, too tedious to mention. ' A Tennessee, Spinster with six spindies, and a Card ing Machine, both in good order; three sens Black smiths' tools, complete, with Swages, &c. Sec. fot a Carriage maker; Coach and Barouche Lamps, with laces and m&'eria's, consisting of a great many articles; all my benches, fixtures,.- ad lools, io the WootTshAp, tosethei- with all the Harness Maker' tools ; one set Plating tools, with one Piaunjr Mill, a first rate article; an excellent lot of Upperand Harness Leather, logeth erwith a number of articles too tedious :o men lion. CTTSeveral C ARRIAGES 1 Faints, Sec. Szc. Term of Siit. Six-mdhths" credit for all sums over S10; all under, cash. All over 9100,. negotiable at either of the Banks in this City. TltO. COBBS. Feb 12, IS 10. . 276-It. JTATE OF NORfll CAROLINA ) 3 . . HERTFORD COUNTY. Superior Court cf Law, Fall Term, 1839. " Rpddick Grifiin, Admtsirator, &c. Petition to'Mnnnimit Slave Willis. : It is ordered by the Court, that publication be made in The North Carolina Standard," Pur six weeks, no- tifying.aU perr-sons interested in i&e above rYafmed Slave f the filing of this petition at this term, and that tha same will be sef for hearing "at ihe next Superior Court of Law to be held for ;he County of Hertford, at the Court House in Win'.oii, on the .Fourth Monday of March next. . s- Test: JOHN A.. AMEPSON. CI'lc. . Feb. 12, 1840. .. pr. adv. f 5 62$. 276 6t. M1YPOGRAP1IICAL ISOTICE.-A Piac- tical Prin r, who has had considerable experience io conducting a Newspaper, desires to take Charge f a newspaper establishment, as prii.cipal, ia N. Caroli na, Georgia, or Alabama; he would have no objection to associate himself with any gentlein'atf embarked in the Printing business in either of the States !at named, as he is very anxiou to plant his person, permanently, in Georgia or Alabama. His politics- are of the Je( fersonian school, and, consequently, at war with, many of ihe leading measures of the present Administration. TJnexepiionable testimony of grd character can ba adduced. "Address O. P; Q., HilUbOTOugtr, N; Caro- I.na.-' postage paul. Feb. 12. 1810. 276.3t. INSOLVENTS WOTICK. To David McDan iel. and his attorneys at Law, George W. Haywood, . 3 i t . - . - r -1 and Thomas Lewis Ss Co. of Oxford. N. C, Benja min Thomason, Isaiah Pascal. James Hum, and Les lie Glllium, Sheriff of Giaoville Couary, and John V. Parker. Take notice", ihrft t have been arretted br virtue of a Ca. Sii at the instance of David McDanivl, and that thereupon, have given bfxtd-.and security for my ap pearance al Wake County Court on the 3rd Monday vf Febru-ary. 1840 when and where I shall apply to said Court for Ihe benefits ot the 0nh of an honest iWb:or, and that I shall file in the said County Clerk' Olifc, a schedule of my property, according to the Act ot the General Assembly, in such case made and provided. You can attend, and show cause, if any you - have, a gainsl my intended application. WASHINGTON H. THOMAS. Granvillre County, 3anr. 17, IdtO. 274-4t. ' d . . ' v " ' -' ' List of Letters remaining in the Post Office at Bur'nsvillc'Yancey County N. on the 31 December, 1839 aiirl if not taken ttitt previous to 31st' March, 1S40, will be sent to the General Post - Office as dedd letters. - -4.-A lien Joseph i.-Barnet Joseph us D., Boon Erws. C -Calloway Asbury. Z'.-Deyton- Eldridge, Davis Henry. .F -Fleming Samuel. G -George John, Gtbbs Thomas, -llensley William A.,.HortonZe phentah, Harwell Holly. O -Owins Joseph. P.-Pen-land M L. R -Ray Joseph 6 , Reid Joseph. S Sil ver Jacob. T-Tisydc Turner, 2, Tipton Jacob, Sen.,' Tipton Jonathan, Jr. . ir.-Edwards William, D. Sn'fl. Edwards William, Edward Stephen. JOHN S. BROWN, P. M. January 29, 1810. 274-3. UNION HOTEL, HILLSBORO', N. C Off in? to the death of my mother, this establishment will in future be conducted b'y the undersigned, surviv ing partner of the late cdncern of Mary A. Palmer Ss Son. As the establishment has been newly fitted op, and the best of servants in every department added, the subscriber hopes that he will continue to receive that liberal share of public -patronage extended to hit la mented mother and himself ; for which he feels pecu liarly grateful. JAMES M. PALMER. Jan. 29, 1840. 274-3t. DEXTA L, SUItG EltW- Dr. W. K. Scott inform the public, that he has returned to thisCit v. Raleigh, Jan. 29, 1840. 274 tf. . ' w 4TICItCES. Best Quality Rice. 10 Half Tierces do. do. - For sale by FREEMAN Ss STFTHS. Jan 29, 1840. - 274-3t. PINK. ROOT WANTED.-(Sei Man laiidica Carolina Pink ) The subscribers are in want of three or four hundred pouud of freh Carolina Pink Root, for whwh a liberal price will be given.- Sale will be found for the article by applying to Messrs. IV. M. MA.SU JS C(7., Messrs WILLIAMS II A Y WOOD. of Raleigh, N.C , and F. S. MA K SHALL, of Halifax, N. C. BRAGGS Sc THOMAS, ... Petersburg, Va. Sep4, 1S39- 253-tf. TEOLEft from the Stable of Mr. James Comau, f?iq the suburbs of this City, on Friday night last, a. l5ay Hore, 4 years old last Spring, has or. or iwo while feet behind, r. bout 15 hands high and .has a scar on the right side of bit neck, adjoining his hpd. where be had been- lanced tor the distemper. Said hoise, is a Rjdglitig, but would be taken by many to be a Stud. Iwill gie 850 Reward for the apprehension of the thief, or $10 for the recovery of the horse, alotie. -Any information concerning the borate commumcPtexTper sonally -or-y letter- td'the'ESi'tor ofthe Register, will be duly appreciated by. h.e Subscriber. , DAVID THOM SOS. Raleigh, Feb. 5, 1840. 75-2t p. NOTICE.-r-On Tuesday the 18th Feb. next (Court ' week) will be sold at Waynesboro', between 60 and 80 valuable' Horses, among them several., rtttl matched pairs. Terms made knpwn at sale. ALEX. MACRAE, v. Agent W. & R. R. Road. Jan. 29, 1840. 274-4t. The subscriber is desirous of purchasing near the borders of the city, from 5 to 10 acres of land, with or without improvements. . . , , .. ALSO, a small Lot near the centre of business, suit able for a Printing Office. . He will sell his House add Lot on HillboroT Street, or exchange k for propetty above desciibed. - T. LORING. Febaary5. 1810. 275-tf. GOODS AT COST. By virtue of a Deed of Trust, made to me by Williani Thomson, of this city, for purposes therein, specified, I uuci ili buic, u.i ('lime cum, a vrry eiegant una valua ble assortment of JEWELLERY, GOLD & SILVER WATCHES, PLATED WARE, dec. Sec. at the old stand. : Those who are desirous of possessing articles of this kind, will now have an opportunity of supplying them selves at low prices. All persons indebted to the late firm of Thomson 3s Beckwith, oi to william Thomson, are desired to settle, the same, or they will be pat into an officer' hand for collection. THOMAS LORING. Dec. 7th, 1839. 27-tf.