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THIRTY-FIRST CONGRESS.
SENATE.
Mniv. December 3, 1849.
At twelve o'clock the Hon. Millard Fillmore, V ice
President or the United States, called the Senate to
order, and the Rev. Henry Slicer offered a prayer.
nnt ilia Ksnatnrt firtm North Carolina were pres
ent. The following: Senators were absent: Bradbury of
Maine, Webster of Massachusetts, Dickinson of New
York, Dayton of New Jersey, Kin? arrd Clemens of
Alabama, Yulee and Morton of Florida, Soule ot
Louisiana, Uougtas 01 Illinois, urijii u
Turney of Tennessee, Houston and Rusk of lexas,
A rinrlnil of Arkansas.
tlm credentials of the
Hon. Henry Clay, as a Senator from the State of Ken
tucky, which were read, and Mr. C. took the oath
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prescnoea. ,.
Mr. Mangum presented the credentials of the Hon.
James Shields, as a senator irom uibouh; vi ,
M. Ckt.1 alsri was SWOm.
Mr. Dodffe, of Iowa, offered a resolutidn that the
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Senators be allowed uie same douibbi tJ"i''-'
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Mr. Mane-um moved, and iWwas ordered, that the
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nour oi meeting oi me ooimio -nan v - -Tifr.
Stir.r.nn moved, and it was ordered that the
Secretary inform the House of Representatives that a
quorum of the Senate is In attendance, and ready to
proceed with business.
And then the Stenate adjourned.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
At twelve o'clock, m., Thomas J. Campbell, esq.,
the clerk of the House, requested gentlemen to be
seated ; and in accordance with usage, and the twen-tu-iliird
rnlfi of the nrevioas House, he proceeded to
call the members by States, beginning with that of
Maine. All the members but tne toitowmganswereu
m tlmir namns. to wit: Mr. Shepherd of North Car
olina, Mr. King of Georgia, Messrs. Alston and Hub
bard of Alabama, Mr. Urown ot Mississippi, mr
Julian of Indiana, and Mr. Gentry of Tennessee.
The Clerk bavin? announced that a quorum was
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present, on motion ot Mr. boyu tne tiouse proceeo
to vote for Speaker. The Democrats nominated Mr.
Howell Cobb of Georgia, and the Whigs Mr. R. C.
Winthrop of Massachusetts.
Those voting for Mr. Howell Cobb were as follows:
Messrs. Albertson. Ashe. Averett, Ray, Bayly,
Beale, Bingham, Bissell, Bocock, Bowdon, Bowlin,
Boyd, William J. Brown, Buel, Burtr Cable, George
Alfred Caldwell, Carter, w Uliarason n. . oouu,
Colcock, Daniel, Dimmick, Disney, Dunham, Ed
mundson, Ewing, Featherston, Fitch, Foller, Gerry,
Gilmore, Gorman, Green, Hackett, Hall, Hamilton,
Hammond, Haralson, Harlan, Harmanson, Isham G.
Harris, Samson W. Harris, Thomas L. Harris, Hib
bard, Hoagland, Holliday, Howard, Inge. Andrew
Johnson, Robert W. Johnson, Jones, Kaufman,
LaSere. Leffler. Littlefield. Job Mann, Mason Mc-
Clernand, McDonald, McDowell, McLanahan, Mo
Lane, McMullin, McQueen, McWiHie, Meade, wil
ier, Millson, Morris, Morse, Olds, Orr, Parker,
Peaslee, Phelps, Potter, Powell, Richardson, Rob
bins, Robinson, Ro6s, Savage, Sawtelle, Seddon,
Frederick P. Stanton, Richard H. Stanton, Stetson,
Strong, Sweetzer, Thomas, Jacob Thompson, James
Thompson, William Thompson, Venable, Walden,
Waldo, Wallace, Wellborn, Wentworth, Whittlesey,
Wildrick, Wood, and Young.
Those voting for Mr. Robert C. Winthrop were
as follows :
Messrs. Alexander, Anderson, Andrews, Ashmun,
Baker, Bennett, Bokec Bowie, Breck, Briggs,
Brooks, Burrows, Chester Butler, T. B. Butler, J. P.
Caldwell, Calvin, Casey, Chandler, Clark, C ling
man. Cole, Conger, Conrad, Corwin, Deberry Dick
ey, Dixon, Duer, Duncan, Alexander. Evans, Nathan
Evans, Fowler, Freedley, Goodenow, Gott, Gould,
Grinnell, Halloway, Hampton, Hay, Hayraond, Heb
ard, Henry, Houston, Hunter, Jackson, James L.
Johnson, Kerr, Daniel P. King, George King,
James G. King, John A. King. Levin, Horace Mann,
Marshall, Mattison. McKissock, McLean, Mcacham,
Moore, Morehead, Nelson,Nes, Newell, Ogle, Otis,
Outlaw, Phcenix, Pitman, Putman, Reed, Rey
nolds, Risley, Rockwell, Rose, Rumsey, Sackett,
Schenck, Schennerhorn, Schoolcraft, Silvester, Spal
ding, Sprague, Stanly, Thaddeus Stevens, Taylor,
John B. Thompson, Thurraan, Underbill, Van Dyke,
Vinton, Watkins, White. Williams, and Wilson.
Messrs. Allen, Booth, Durkee, Giddings, Howe,
Kin? of New York, Root and Tuck, voted for Da
vid Wilmot; Messrs. Cabell, Hilliard, Morton, Owen,
Stephens of Georgia, and Toombs, Sontbern Whigs,
voted for Mr. Gentrv of Tennessee: Messrs. Camp
bell and C rowel 1 for Horace Mann ; Mr. Doty for
j Mr. D3ney ; Mr. Isaac E. Holmes for Mr. Orr; Mr.
i Peck for Mr. Cleaveland ; Mr. Woodward for Mr.
Seddon : and Mr. CIcaveland for Mr. Thompson.
Whole number of votes, 221 ; necessary to a choice
111. No election. The roll was again called, and
Mr. Cobb received 102 votes, Mr. V iathrop 96, and
23 scattering.
The House voted a fourth time with the same re
sult; when, on motion of Mr. Levin, at three o'clock,
the House adjourned.
SENATE.
Tuesday, December i.
The following named Senators, not present yester
day, took their seats in the Senate to-day, viz: Tho
mas J. Rusk, Texas : Hopkins L. 1 urney, lennes-
sce; Wm. L. Dayton, New Jersey; Wm. K. Sebas
tian, Arkansas.
The journal of yesterday having been read, Mr.
Badger submitted the following resolution; which
was considered by unanimous consent, and agreed to:
Resolved, That fifty additional-copies of the Journal
of the Senate be printnd for the use of the Senate.
Mr. Cass submitted the following resolutionf which
was considered by unanimous consent, and agreed to:
Resolved, That the Secretary be directed to furnish
each member of the present Senate, Who has not al
ready received them, one copy of the "Constitution,"
and other books, ordered to be furnished to the Sen
ators by the resolutions of February 18, 1817.
Mr. Hale having inquired of the President wheth
er there was any business before the Senate, and be
ing informed that there was not, moved an adjourn
ment, which was agreed to ; whereupon
The Senate adjourned.
HOUSE OF R E PR ES ENTATI V ES.
At noon the House met, the Clerk of the last
House of Representatives, Thomas J. Campbell,
Esq., presiding.
After the journal of the previous day's proceed
ings had been read,
On motion of Mr. Boyd, the House proceeded to
vote viva voce) for Speaker, Messrs. Hilliard, Duer,
Miller, and Strong again acting as tellers.
The 5th ballot. The roll was called in alpha
betical order, when the result was announced as fol
lows: Whole number of votes cast, 224. Neces
sary to a choice, 113.
For Howell Cobb there were 102; for Robert C.
Winthrop, 9G; for Mr. Wirnot, 10; for Meredith P.
"Gentry, 6; for Horace Mann, 2 ; for William A.
Richardson, 2 ; and for Messrs. James Thompson,
Potter, Haralson, Root, Stanton, and Cleveland, one
You. each. .' '
Those who changed their rotes from the last (the
4lh, given on the day before) were Mr. Holmes for
Haralson; Messrs. Booth and Wentworth for Wil
mot; Messrs. Orr and Hubbard (Mr. II. appeared in
his seat to-day for the first time) for Richardson ;
Wilmot for Root ; Sheppard for (Mr. S. who appear
ed in his seat for the first time to-day) Winthrop;
Sprague for Wilmot; and A. G. Brown (who ap
reared in his seat for the' first time this morning, for
Mr. Cobb. " aJ
There being no choice, the House went on to vote
the 6th ballot, which resulted as follows : Whole
nnmber of 'votes east, 2-4, necessary to a choice, 113.
For Howll Cobb there were 101; for Robert C.
Winthrop, 97 ; for David Wilmot, 9 ; for M. P. Gen
try, 6 ; for Mr. Richardson, 2 ; for Mr. Potter, 3 ; for
H. Mann. 2 ; and for Messrs. Jacob Thompson,
Cleveland, Julian, and F. P. Stanton, 1 each.
The change on this ballot from the voting on the
last were as follow; 'Mr. Sprague for Mr. Win
throp; Mr. Holmes for Mr. Jacob Thompson ; Mr.
Wilmot for Mr. Julian; and Mr. Bingham for Mr.
Potter. j ;
- The House then proceeded lo vote the 7th ballot
with ihefollowing-result: Whole number of votes
cast,' 224; neceasaiyto a choice, 113. For Mr.
Howell Cob& there, were 100; for" Mr. Winthrop,
97 ; foivMr. Wilmot, 9y fot MK'PoUer, 3?Yor Mr,
Gentrt, 6 X for Mr. Hv AUnn 3 ; for Mr. Richard
son, 3 ; and for Messrs. CJeveland, F, P. Stanton,
and Boyd, 1 each.- " l " - '
The'chan-res upon this ballot were as follows : Mr.
Burt for Mr."Boyd ; Mr. Holmes for Mr. Richardson ;
and Mr. Wilmot for Mr. Allen.
No choice being made, the 8th balfbt was taken,
with the following-result : Whole number of votes,
224 ; necessary to a choice, 1 13. Mr. Howell Cobb
had 99 ; Mr. Winthrop, 97 ; ;Mr. ; Wilmot, ,9 ; Mr.
Potter, 4 ; Mr. Gentry, 6 ; Mr. Mium, 2 ; Mr. Rich
ardson, 2f and Messrs. . Boyd, Bayly, Cleveland,
Howe, and F. P. Stanton, 1 each.
On this ballot the changes were as follows : Mr.
Waldo for Mr. Potter; Mr. Burt for Mr. Boyd ; Mr.
Holmes for Mr. Bayly ; and Wilmot for Mr. Howe;
No choice, being made, the House proceeded to
vote the 9th ballot, with the following result : Whole
number of votes, 224; necessary to a choice, lt3.
Mr. H. Cobb received 100; Mr. Winthrop, 97; Mr.
Wilmot, 8 ; Mr. Potter, 1 ; Mr. Gentry, 6 ; Messrs.
Richardson and Mann, 2 each ; and Messrs Boyd,
R. W. Johnson, Cleveland, Durkee, and F. P. Stan
ton, 1 each.
On this ballot the changes made were as follows :
Mr. Wentworth for Mr. Cobb, Mr. Holmes for Mr.
R. W. Johnson, and Mr. Wilmot for Mr. Durkee.
After a motion made to adjourn, and a brief debate,
the House voted the tenth time for Speaker, as fol
lows: Mr. H. Cobb received 99 votes; Mr. Win
throp, 97; Mr. Gentry, 6; Mr. H. Mann, 2 ; Mr.
F. P. Stanton, 2; and Messrs. Cleveland and Dur
kee, 1 each.
On this ballot the changes mado were, Mr. Went
worth for Wilmot ; Mr. Burt tor Mr. Richardson ;
and Mr. Holmes for Mr. Stanton.
The House then adjourned.
SENATE.
Wednesday, December 5.
Senators Daniel S. Dickinson, of New York ; So
lon Borland, of Arkansas; and J. W. Bradbury, of
Maine, appeared in their seats this morning.
The journal of yesterday having been. read, on mo
tion of Mr. Mangum the Vice President was autho
rized to employ a Clerk during the present session,
said Clerk to be paid out of the Public Treasury.
There being no further business, on motion, the
Senate adjourned.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
After the reading of the journal, on motion of Mr.
Boyd the House proceeded to vote for Speaker.
The vote wds as follows : Howell Cobb received
98; Winthrop, 97 ; Root, 7 ; Potter, 4 ; Cleaveland,
2 ; Richardson, 4 ; Gentry, 5 ; H. Mann, 2; and Ven
able, Allen, P. King, and F. P. Stanton, one each.
The"changes on this vote (from the last vote taken
on the previous day) were Messrs. Allen, Durkee,
Giddings, P. King, Tuck, and Wilmot, who voted
for Mr. Root; Mr. Booth for f Mr. Cleveland; Mr.
Inge for Mr. Richardson; Mr. Holmes for Mr. Ven
able ; Mr. Root for Mr. Allen ; and Mr. P. King for
Mr. Wentworth.
No choice being made the House voted the twelfth
time as follows : Howell Cobb received 97 ; Win
throp ; Root, 7; Potter, 5; Cleveland, 2; Richard
son, 4 ; Gentry, 3 ; Mann, 2 ; Haroionson, Allen,
Booth, and F. P. Stanton, one each.
The changes on this ballot were, Mr. Harlan for
Mr. Potter; Mr. Holmes for Mr. Harmanson ; and
Mr. Wentworth for Mr. Booth.
No choice, and the House voted a thirteenth time
as follows: Mr. H. Cobb received 93; Mr. Win
throp, 98; Mr. Root, 7; Mr. Potter, 9 ; Mr. Cleve
land, 2; Mr. Gentry, 5 . and Messrs. H. Mann, W.
Harris, and Allen, one each.
The changes on the 13th ballot were, Messrs. Car
ter, McDonald, Wentworth, and Wood for Mr. Pot
ter ; Messrs. R. W. Johnson and Woodward for Mr.
Richardson; Mr. Campbell for Mr. Winthrop; and
Mr. Holmes for Mr. Harris.
Mr. Andrew Johnson, of Tennessee, offered and
advocated briefly the following Resolution :
Renulvtd, That if, on the next vote of the House
for Speaker, no individual shall receive a majority of
all the votes cast, the individual receiving a plurality
of votes shall be Speaker of the House of Represen
tatives for the present session, and be so declared by
the Clerk.
Messrs. Holmes and Ashman opposed the Resolu
tion, and were followed by Mr. Venable.
Mr. Venable said he had never known special
legislation to result in any good. Indeed, he had
never witnessed an occasion on which the adoption
of any such course, under similar circumstances, had
failed to result in much harm. The proposition, he
conceived, violated the first principle of the consti
tution, from which he quoted, and then went on to
show how the proposal conflicted therewith. If the
election be determined by a plurality vote, he con
ceived that it would be in the power of two or three
men to choose the Speaker. He believed the res
ponsibility for the failure to elect rested with the few
who persevered in adhering to candidates who were
the choice of but a handful. This conduct on their
part was factious, and produced all the disorganiza
tion. If they choose to disorganize, let them do so.
The idea of a small faction attempting to rule twen
ty millions of people is preposterous, as they will
realize on going to settle with their constituents for
their course in this election.
Mr. V. would not sanction a proposition likely to
compass their ends. He was also quite as much op
posed to the amendment of the gentleman from Mas
sachusetts, to take the vote by ballot, which system
he did not favor at any time, or under any cir
cumstances. It was an underhand way of settling
questions, which he presumed the House would hard
ly sanction in this case, as he took it for granted no
member was afraid to let his vote for Speaker be
known. If, however, there are such members, they
cannot be acting with the friends of the two leading
candidates, but must form a portion of the irapracti
cablcs. He repeated, the responsibility for the pres
ent state of things was not upon the former, and on
the latter he was willing it should rest. He would
never consent to permit half a dozen men to fasten
upon the House their own will, in defiance of the
views of others.
The Resolution was finally laid upon thp table, by
yeas 210, nays 11. Mr. Stanton then otlered the fol
lowing :
Iiesolved, That after the House shall have again
voted for Speaker, if there shall be no choice, the
House shall proceed, by a vote of the majority, to
select for Speaker one of the four candidates having
the greatest number of votes upon the last preceding
trial ; and if there shall still be no choice, then the
House shall, by vote, select for Speaker one of the
two persons having the greatest number of votes on
the last trial.
The above was also laid upon the table.
The House then voted the fourteenth time for
Speaker as follows : H. Cobb received 89 ; Win
throp 99 ; Root 7 ; Potter 10; Richardson 8 ; Cleave
land 3 ; Gentry 5 ; Allen and Kaufman one each.
The changes on this ballot were, Messrs. Sweetzer
and Whittlesey for Potter; Bissell and Harris (of
llliuois,) tor Richardson; Crowell lor Winthrop;
Wentworth for Cleveland ; and Holmes for Kaufman.
No choice, and the House then adjourned.
SENATE.
Thursday, December 6.
Mr. Calhoun presented the credentials of the Hon.
Jeremiah' Clemens, elected a senator by the legisla
ture of the State of Alabama for the term of six years
from the 4th of March, 1849, which were read ; and
the oath prescribed by law having been administered
to Mr. Clemens, he took his seat in the Senate.
On motion of Mr. Cass there being no business
before the Senate that body adjourned.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
After the reading of the journal, (the Clerk of the
last House in the chair,)
Mr. McClernand said he would submit a proposi
tion for the consideration of the House, through the
Clerk :
Resolved, That the rules of the House of Represen
tatives, as they existed at the close of the last session,
be adopted, as far as they are applicable for the gov
ernment of this House, until otherwise ordered.
Resolved, further. That Linn Boyd, of Kentucky,
be, and he is hereby, appointed and requested to act
as Chairman of this House, with power to preserve
the order thereof, conformable to the rules, until a
Speaker shall have been elected.
Mt. McClernand advocated the above in a brief
speech, and was followed by Messrs. Duer, Bayley,
Root and others. Mr. McClernand said the second
Resolution was designed to furnish the House with
an authorized and responsible chairman, empowered
Only to preserve the order of the House until a Speak
er should be elected. This was tts scope and design ;
nothing more. He scarcely need add that the Clerk
was unauthorized by any rule or law vo exercise me
functions of Speaker. His only authority in the
premises was implied from the acquiescence of mem
bers in what was originally an assumption. There
was no law, rule, or order establishing the office of
Clerk; neither did the constitution provide specifical
ly for the office. The history of the office was about
this : The House of Representatives, on the first day
of the aPDearance of a a'uorum of tho body, under the
new. constitution.'' immediately proceeded totciect a.
Clerkby ballot, wlio has been regularly chosep at the
commencement of every Congress since. ! In short,
the Clerk was elected, by virtue of the power of the
tiouse to provide for necessary and proper agents to
assist in the transaction of public business ; which
Dower is exnresslv affirmed bv the same clause of
the constitution which authorizes the election of
Speaker.' But the powers and duties of the Clerk
are confined to his character as such ; and the powers
of the present Clerk, who holds over under tne rules,
are no trreator now than thev were durintr the last
session ; nor is he responsible in any other character,
either morally. or politically. .
Under' these circumstances, the Question arose
whether it was not better to elect a member of the bod v
to serve temporarily as chairman of tho House. Such
a selection would comport with the dignity of the
body. He would bo one of their peers, and would
be responsible, in his character of representative, both
to the House and to the country tor his omciai con
duct. Tho precedent would probably be tho best one
that could be established for this and future similar
emenrencies.
Mr. Bayly recurred to the fact that Mr. Boyd is
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the oldest member tho father ot tne House ; ana saia
that under the precedent set at the time of the diffi
culty about the New Jersey case, he was entitled to
the position. In that case, on the nomination of a
political opponent. Air. Adams, then the member of
longest service, had been placed in the chair to dis
charge only the duties proposed now to be intrusted
to the gentleman from Kentucky. This act evinced
the liberality of his (the democratic) side of the
chamber. He would remark that another gentleman,
the senior member from Mississippi, Mr. Thomp
son, is cotemporaneous with the member from Ken
tucky ; that is, in present service the latter ttftving,
however, served in a previous Congress. . llr. B.
desired to impress on the House the fact that the duty
proposed to be assigned to the temporary chairman is
merely to Keep oraer. ne is not o appoint a ww
mittec, or to discharge any other usual function of the
office ; and, under the circumstances, not being able
to see an objection to the proposition, he trusted the
House would proceed to adopt it.
Mr. Schenck proposed the following as an amend
ment and addition to the resolutions of Mr. McClern
and, which was accepted by-that gentleman :
Provided, That the duties of such a temporary
chairman shall be confined to keeping order during
the necessary steps and proceedings for the election
of a Speaker, and shall not relate to any act of le
gislation. These Resolutions were then voted on and laid
upon the table, yeas 116, nays 105. Messrs. Cald
well, Clingman, Deberry, Outlaw, Stanly, and Shep
herd voting in favor of laying on the table, and
Messrs. Ashe, Daniel, and Venable against it.
The House then voted the fifteenth time for Speak
er, as follows : H. Cobb received 89 ;Winthrop,
101 ; Tuck, 7 ; Richardson, 9 ; Potter 10 ; Cleve
land, 2 ; Gentry, 5; Bocock, 1 ; and Allen, 1.
Those who changed their votes on this ballot wore,
Messrs. Hilliard and Alston (the latter voting for the
first time) for Winthrop; Messrs. Allen, Durkee,
Giddings, Howe, P. King, Root, and Wilmot, for
Mr. Tuck; Mr. Beale, for Mr. Richardson; Mr.
Holmes, for Mr. Bocock ; and Mr. Tuck, for Allen.
Whole number of votes cast, 225 ; necessary to a
choice, 113. There being no choice, the House
voted the lGth time, as follows: H. Cobb received
73 votes; Winthrop, 100; Potter, 16; Tuck, 8;
Richardson, 19; Cleveland, 2; Gentry, 5 ; Messrs.
Daniel and Orr one each.
On this ballot those who changed were, C rowel 1
for Tuck ; Messrs. Albertson, Buel, Cable, Fitch,
Morris, Olds, and VV. J. Brown for Potter ; Messrs.
Averett, Bocock, Edmonson, Hammond, Holiday,
McWiHie, Meade, Powell, Seddon, and J. Thomp
son for Richardson ; Holmes for Daniel ; Tuck for
Root ; and Sweetzer for Cobb.
There being no choice, the House voted the 17th
time, as follows : H. Cobb received CG votes ; Win
throp, 100; Potter, 17; Tuck, 8; Richardson, 25 ;
Gentry, 5; Messrs. Cleveland, Burt, McClernand,
and Allen, one each.
The changes on this ballot were as follows : Messrs.
Ashe, A. G. Brown, Featherston, McMullen, Mc
Queen, and Young, for Richardson ; Messrs. Peck
and Sweetzer, for Potter; W. J. Brown for Cobb ;
Holmes for Burt ; and F. P. Stanton for McClernand.
There being no choice, the House voted the 18th
time, as follows: H. Cobb received C3 ; Winthrop,
100; Potter, 18 ; Tuck, 9; Richardson, ; Gentry,
5 ; Messrs. Cleveland, Welborn, MeClernand, mud
P. King, one each.
Oa this ballot the changes were as follows : Went
worth for Potter; Campbell for Tuck; Colcock and
Howard, for Richardson ; Holmes for Welborn ; and
Tuck for P. King.
On motion of Mr. Levin, the House adjourned.
SENATE.
Friday, December 7.
The Journal having been read, after an interval of
about half an hour, no business being presented tor
the consideration of the Senate, on motion, that body
adjourned.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
The House having been called to order at noon,
on motion, the members proceeded again to vote for
Speaker, as follows : H. Cobb, 63 ; R. C. Winthrop,
102 ; W. A. Richardson, 29 ; David Wiluiot, 8 ; E.
D. Potter, 15 ; F. W. Bowden, 1 ; M. P. Gentry, 5 ;
t J. A. McClernand, 1 ; and Walter Booth, 1.
The changes on this ballot (from tho last vote cast
on the day before) were, C rowel 1, Campbell, and
Howe for Winthrop; Venable and Wallace for Rich
ardson ; Ross and it. H. Stanton for Potter ; Holmes
for Bowden; Wilmot for Booth; Buel and Morris
for Cobb ; W. J. Brown and Dunham for Morris.
No choice, and the House voted the twentieth time,
as follows : H. Cobb received 62 ; Winthrop, 102 ;
Richardson, 28 ; Wilmot, 7; Potter, 18 ; Gentry, 5 ;
McClernand, 1 ; Booth, 1 ; and Featherston, 1.
The changes on this vote were as follows ; How
ard for Richardson; Dunham, W. J. Brown, and
Morris for Potter ; Holmes for Featherston ; McMul
len and Wentworth for Cobb.
No choice, and the House voted the twenty-first
time, as follows : H. Cobb received 66 ; Winthrop,
102; Richardson, 23 ; Wilmot, 7; Potter, 19; Gen
try, 5; and McClernand and Hall, one each.
On this ballot the changes were as follows : Messrs.
Ashe, A. G. Brown, Cable, Featherston, Fuller, Ham
mond, Jacob Thompson, and Dunham, for Cobb ;
Messrs. Albertson, Fitch, and Wentworth, for Pot
ter; Holmes for Hall.
No choice having been effected, the House voted
the twenty-second time, as follows : H. Cobb receiv
ed 65 ; Winthrop 102 ; Richardson, 23 ; Wilmot, 7;
Potter, 18; Gentry, 5 ; Strong, 2; and Morse, Mc
Clernand, and Booth, one each.
On this ballot the changes were as follows; Mc
WiHie for Cobb ; Dunham for Potter; Wentwoith
and Bingham for Strong;. Hammond for Richardson;
Holmes for Morse.
No choice. . On motion, the House adjourned.
SENATE.
Saturday, December 8.
Mr. Pearce presented the credentials of the Hon.
David Stewart, appointed a senator from the State
of Maryland, by the governor of that State, in place
of the Hon. Reverdy Johnson, resigned ; which were
read, and the oath prescribed by law having- been ad
ministered to Mr. Stewart at the hands of the Vice
President, he took his scat in the Senate.
There being no business before the Senate, after
an interval of a few minutes, on motion by Mr. Dick
inson, the Senate adjourned.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
After the reading of the Journal the; House pro
ceeded with the 23d ballot for Speaker, with the fol
lowing result : Howell Cobb received 31 ; Winthrop,
102; Potter, 29 ; Richardson, 23 ; Strong, 5 ; Boyd,
3 ; Miller, 5 ; James Thompson, 1 ; Wilmot, 7; Thom
as, 1 ; Disney, 2 ; McClernand, 2 ; McDowell, 3 ;
Inge, 1 ; Booth, 1 ; Gentry, 4 ; Meade, 2; Bayly, 2.
Those who changed their votes on this ballot were
as follows: Messrs. Featherston, McQueen, and
Howard, for Cobb ; Messrs. Boyd, Cable, Disney,
Hoagland, Leffler, Robbins, Ross, James Thompson,
Wm. Thompson, . Walden, Wentworth, and. Wil
drick, for Potter; Messrs. Bowlin, Gorman, Mc
Clernand, Millson, and Parker, for ' Richardson;
Messrs. Gerry, Hibbard, Peaslee, and Stetson, for
Strong; for Boyd, Messrs. Bowden, .Cobb, and T.
L. Harris ; for Miller, Messrs. A. G. Brown, S. W.
Harris, McMullen, Venable, and- Bayly: for James
Thompson, Dimmick; for McClernand, Ewing; for
Thomas, McDowell; for Inge, Holmes; Meade and
Wallace for JJrr ; Richardson and Robinson for Dis
ney ; Welborn and Hackett for Bayly ; ahd Job Mann,
McLanahan, and Strong for McDowell.
No choice. The House roted ag.n as ; follows i
Winthrop received 103 ;;II. Cobb, 16 ; Pj"; ;
Boyd, 14 ; Richardson, 16 1 Wilmot, 7 ; Miller, 8
String; 5 ; Green, 1 ; Thomas, 1 1 MeDji 2
Gentry. 5; Disney, 1 ; Bayly 3 ; McClernand, 1 ,
Booth, 1 ? and Meade, 2. ,v, ; " J,nt
Those who changed their votes on this ballot
were as follows: Messrs. Bingham, Bjiel.U. A.
Caldwell, Dimmick, Ewing, Fuller, :GMw
man, Hamilton, Job Mann, .and McP?"fnr:
Messrs. La Sere, Mason, and Morse, for RmJ
Wentworth for Strong; Messrs. Averett, Burt, Fea-
tWeSK fo? BoX
McWiHie, Millson, Seddon, and d??ly'
Messrs. Green, Richardson, and Jacob Thompson,
for Miller; Holmes, for Greeeni Cabell, (not voting
on the previous ballot,) for Gentry; Powell, for
baf?o choice. The House voted again as follows:
Mr. VVinthron received 102; Potter, 48 ; lloyd, vx
..... ... - . i n
ii A 1 on. Xfr. Tlnnth. 1
Those changing their votes on this ballot were, for
Potter, Messrs. Bowlin, Dunham, Fitch, Gerry, Hib
bard, Mason, McLanahan,. Peaslee, Robinson, and
Stetson; for Boyd, Messrs. Edmondson, Hackett,
Hall, McMullen, Orr, Parker, Thomas, Woodward,
Ashe, and Bocock ; Mr. Hubbard for Miller ; Mr.
Daniel for McClernand ; Mr. Harmanson for W. J.
Brown ; Mr Holmes for Wallace ; Mr. Phelps for Mc
Clernand. "' ,.'"'.
No choice, and the House proceeded to vote the
26th time, as follows : Winthrop received 102; Potter,
61 ; Boyd, 22 ; H. Cobb, 7 ; WTilmot, 7 ; Miller, 6 ;
Gentry, 5; Richardson, 6 ; S. W. Harris, La Sere,
F. PJ Stanton, Thomas, McClernand, Meade, and
Booth, one each ; and Bayly, 3.
Those who changed their votes on this ballot were
as follows ; Messrs. Bayly, Hammond, Kaufman,
Littlefield, Parker, Richardson, F. P. Stanton, Strong,
Thomas, Jacob Thompson, Wentworth, and Beale,
for Potter; Messrs. Colcock, Daniel, Harmanson, and
Howard, for Boyd ; Mr. Kerr for.Miller ; Mr. Holmes
and Mr. Inge for F. P. Stanton.
Mr. Butler offered a Resolution to the effect that
Mr. Winthrop be declared the Speaker, which was
laid upon the table ; after which the House voted
again as follows : Winthrop received 102 ; Potter,
70 ; Boyd, 17 ; Cobb, 6 ; Wilmot, 7; Richardson, 5;
Miller, 5; Bayly, 2 ; Messrs. Hackett, Woodward,
Thomas, Jacob Thompson, Meade, and Booth, one
each.
Those who changed their votes on thiaballot were :
Messrs. Bay, Edmondson, Green, Hall, T. L. Har
ris, McMullen, McWiHie, Phelps, and I. G. Harris,
for Potter ; Bowdon, for Boyd ; Holmes, for Hackett ;
Inge, for Woodward ; and Orr, for Jacob Thompson.
No choice. The House then proceeded to ballot
the 28th time, as follows: Cobb received 5 votes;
Winthrop, 101 ; Potter, 76 ; Wilmot, 7; Boyd, 14;
Richardson, 4; Green, 1 ; Gentry, 5; Miller, 3; A.
G. Brown, 1 ; Woodward, 1 ; McClernand, 1 ; Jacob
Thompson, 1 ; Bayly, 2 ; Meade, 1 ; and Booth, 1.
Those who changed their votes on this ballot were
as follows : For Mr. Potter, Messrs. Ashe, A. G.
Brown, Cobb, Daniel, McDowell, and Savage ; for
Mr. Boyd, Mr. Venable ; Mr. Burt for Mr. Green ; for
Mr. A. G. Brown, Mr. Holmes ; and for Mr. McCler
nand, Mr. Morse.
On motion, the House adjourned.
For the North Carolina Standard.
Mr. Editor : It so happened, during my attend
ance at the North Carolina Conference, which was
held in the pleasant little Town of Oxford, Gran
ville County, commencing on the 28th ultimo, that I
fortunately determined to go to the Baptist Church
one Friday evening, in order that I might get a look
at one of those, so called, by some, extraordinary dig
nitaries of the Church, generally denominated Bish
ops. For I understood he was to be there, and an
address was expected from him on the subject of
Temperance a subject of the highest interest in it
self, and one for which every philanthropist desires
success.
After arriving there and procuring a convenient,
and I may add a comfortable seat, (for they were not
scarce in that house,) I observed that all around me
there seemed te be deep Interest manifested about I
knew not what, and 1 noticed that all eyes were di
rected outward in a certain direction. I was not long
in suspense, ror very soon I saw the lights, and
beard the Rnnooiicoment Umt lam bona of i em per
a nee were about arriving, and in a moment I had the
pleasure of seeing the Oxford Division marching np
the Church aisle with that dignity peculiarly charac
teristic of the soberness enjoined by that Order of
philanthropists denominated the aons of lemperance.
Soon after their arrival, Bishop Andrew was intro
duced to the audience, which consisted of a large as
sembly anxiously awaiting to hear what the Bishop
had to say to them on the subject just alluded to above.
ror 1 assure you that the people of Oxford and vi
cinity are like the rest of mankind ; they expect some-
uiing Dig irom a oig man. Weil, l guess they got
it that time, as the Yankee would say. For the
Bishop is big in stature as well as intellect. His
style was elegant his power of enforeinsr moral
truths unsurpassed. He kept the audience enchained
by his eloquence for the space of two hours. His
testimony in favor of Temperance was civen bv
calling the attention of the audience to examples fa
miliar in tncir nature to every nearer. He painted
the evils of intemperance in most fflowingr colors.
ana illustrated the various parts of his subiect with
anecdotes calculated to excite the highest interest.
and frequently called forth the rapturous applause of
nis enugiitenea audience. I lie various objections so
irequently urged against becoming1 members of the
society of Sons" by thediffcrent classes of men,
were most successfully and conclusively answered.
No man was too exalted in station to enlist in the
cause, said the Bishop. He said that while he was
marching through the streets of a certain town "down
South," in a procession with "the Sons,' ho notic
ed that he was frequently marked out by individuals
along the side walk, with the following significancy,
" Why there's the Bishop !" as though it was a con-
aescension in mm to join witn tne " noble Sons."
mi . .. .
i um seu-aiiacning importance was justly regarded
by the Bishop as an exhibition of littleness of mind.
After surveying the whole field, he concluded amidst
the applause of his delighted audience.
While the Bishop was speaking-, I noticed bv tho
side of the venerable Dr. Smith, President of Ran
dolph Macon College who frequently manifested
his delight at, as well as approbation of what the
speaker said a gentleman who was afterwards in
troduced to the assemblage as the Rev. Dr. Lee, of
Richmond, Va. 1 his gentleman took the stand with
the distinct avowal that he knew not where to beirin.
as the Rev. Bishop had completely occupied the
whole field. He therefore knew not what else to do
but to follow the geneial course of Parsons, to wit:
to give an exhortation after a sermon had been deliv
ered. 1 his the Doctor did in the most pertinent
manner, illustrative ot his unexampled wit. Nevr
was I more delighted on a similar occasion. Every
tiling passed off in order and decency.
A WAKE SPECTATOR.
Rev. J. L. Rkynolds. The Southern Literary
Messenger, in noticing "7e Alan of Letters." an
Address delivered before the Literary Societies of
Wake fr orest College, North Carolina, June 14, 1849,
by the Rev. Mr. Reynolds, Pastor of the Second
Baptist Church in Richmond, Va., pays the following
handsome tribute to that gentleman :
" Mr. Reynolds is a man of elegant scholarship
and regular habits of thought, and the high expecta
tions which were raised in us by his name on the
title-page of the present Address, have not been dis
appointed in the reading. In his style there is a cer
tain finish that denotes long practice in composition,
and we are not a loss in setting him down as a Man
of Letters " in the best sense of the term. By this
we do not mean a maker of books or pamphlets
for, besides occasional addresses similar to the one
now before us, delivered during bis connection with
a Georgia University, and now and then a fine arti
cle in the Southern Quarterly Review, he has pro
duced little but a man imbued with the lore of clas
sical learning, and drawing often from the best sour
ces of human as well as divine knowledge. The
chief fault of Mr. Reynolds, as exhibited in this ad
dress, is what the French call P embarras des riches
ie a profusion not of ornament but of illustration,
which a writer less opulent in literary treasures than
he would not have been apt lo commit."
Mr. Reynolds, our readers are aware, succeeded
the celebrated Mr. Magoon in the pulpit of the 2d
Baptist Church. He stands deservedly high both
with his congregation and the community, as an ele
gant writer and attractive orator. ' Rich. Rep.
R chardson, 12 ; 11. v,odd, i y - '
Gentry, 5 ; Inge. 1 ; W. J. Brown, 1 ; Wallace, 1 j
: M?dlernand,2; Bayly, 2; McDowell, I;
NORTH (CAROLINA STAND AM).
RALEIGH:
tVEUnESDAY. ECr.TICCIl 12, 1819.
r CONGRESS NO SPEAKER YET!
Congress, as our readers are aware, assembled on
Monday the third instant V but owing to the state of
parties in the House of Representatives, that body
had not been organized up to Monday evening last.
Both parties held their Caucuses and nominated their
candidates. for. the Speakership respectively ; and up
to Saturday evening last twenty-eight ballotings had
been had, without arriving at any result.' By refer
ence to the proceedings it will be seen that with the
exception of .five or six from the South, and as many
rabid Abolitionists from the North, the Whigs have
adhered to Mr. Winthrop : while Mr. Howell Cobb,
of Georgia, the Democratic nominee, has been losing
ground. ' -' - . '.
We learn that the Democrats, anxious to organize,
held another Caucus on Friday night last; but they
failed to harmonize. We judge, however, by the
vote on Saturday. that Mr. Cobb declined, in Caucus,
to be a candidate any longer, as Mr. Potter at once
run up to seventy-six votes, leaving Mr. Richardson
far behind.
Mr. Richardson is from Illinois, and a gentleman
of talents. He distinguished himself during the
Mexican War, and was, we believe, prominent in the
battle of Buena Vista. Mr. Potter represents the
5th District in Ohio.
The Union of Saturday last, after referring to the
orderly and dignified manner in which the House
has borne itself amid these trying scenes, enforces
upon the Democratic members the importance of or
ganizing, if possible. That paper says :
There has been no ill-blood produced ; no improp
er excitement ; no outburst of passion ; but the House
of Representatives has exhibited an order and a dig
nity of manner which would become the palmiest
days of the republic. This contest, however, has been
too long spun out. The public interests demand a
settlement of the question ; and we trust that the dem
ocratic members, as they have the power, will enter
their noble hall on Monday morning with a firm res
olution to effect an election. They have the majori
ty, and they ought to exert it. We trust, too, that
no factious feeling, and no personal aspirations, will
be permitted to break the power of the democratic
party. Many admirable Speakers might be selected
from their ranks, and yet but one can be elected. It
should be the duty of every man to forget his own
elevation, and to go for his country disabuse his
mind of all ambition, and show, by his magnanimous
and disinterested conduct, that if " he cannot win the
chair, he will at least deserve it."
This state of things, though much to be regretted,
is not without precedent. In 1839 the President's
Message was not sent in until the 16th December,
after Mr. Hunter had been elected Speaker.
Of course, until the House shall have completed
its organization,' the President's Message will not be
sent in ; but that document, it appears, has already
seen the light. The Philadelphia Ledger of Satur
day last says the Message will appear in the Globe
on Sunday "a copy having been secured in advance
from the office of The Republic." That is rich.
this statement should turn out to be correct and we
see no reason to doubt it Gen. Taylor's Message to
Congress may be read and forgotten, long before it
is communicated officially to that body !
The Senate, it will be perceived, having no pub
lie business to engage its attention, meets and ad
journs from day to day.
GRAND MASONIC LODGE.
The Grand Lodge of Ancient York Masons of
North Carolina assembled in this City on Monday
evening the third instant, and adjourned on the af
ternoon of Saturday last. We aro informed that a-
bout one hundred Delegates, besides a large number
of visiting brethren were in attendance; and of the
fifty-four Working Lodges in the State about forty
were represented. A large amount of business was
transacted, and the meeting was unusually interesting.
The case of the Rev. P. W. Dowd, brought up
by appeal from Columbus Lodge, Pittsborough, was
taken up ; and after a patient and laborious investi
gation, was decided by a large majority in favor of
the accused.
We learn thai the subject of locating the propos
ed Masonic School, occupied a considerable portion
of the time of the Lodge. Greensborough, Pitts
borough, Wentworth, and Holly Sprino-s, Wake
County, made bids varying from about $6,000 to
$2,500. Raleigh and Greensborough were the pla
ces most spoken of. The -subject of location was
finally deferred until the next meeting of the Grand
Lodge. The Fraternity are fully determined to have
a School of the first class, and have appointed a very
efficient and able agent to solicit subscriptions in ad
dition to those already made for this purpose.
The following Officers have been elected and in
stalled for the next year :
William F. Collins, M. W. Grand Master.
William G. Hill, G. S. Warden.
Joab Hi att, G. J. Warden.
C. W. D. Hutchings, G. Treasurer.
W illiam T. Bain, G. Secretary.
The Northern Whig papers appear to be greatly
surprised at the course of Mr. Toombs and other
Southern Whigs, in demanding pledges for the South
from the Whig parly, before they would vole for Mr.
Winthrop for Speaker. They speak of Mr. Toomb's
Resolution as " ill-advised and unwise"? and some
of them strongly denounce him and his associates' for
daring to stand forward for Southern rights.
This split in the Whig ranks will have one o-oml
effect, no matter who may be chosen Speaker. It will
prove to the North that we can unite on the Slavery
question, and it may induce even the Whigs of the
free States to pause in their aggressions. We do not
wonder, however, at the expressions of amazement
which have escaped the Northern Whir8 at this
movement by Mr. Toombs, for it is the first time
that Southern Whig members have boldly and public
ly stepped over party lines, in a party Caucus, and
made the rights of their section paramount to ail other
considerations. We hope it will not h th. !.
' -VMW
We are requested to state that the Lad v's Fair and
Supper, for the benefit of the Benevolent School in
this City, will take place on Tuesday night next, at
concert liall. 1 he citizens generally, and especially
the young gentlemen, are expected to attend, as there
will be a rare collection of good things, as well as
of handsome young ladies. The proceeds of the
F air are to be appropriated to the School above
named.
A Rail Road Meeting will be held in this City on
Saturday next. We hope there will be a full attend
ance. Addresses! may be expected from Gep. Saun
ders, Gov. Morehead, and the Hon. Calvin Graves.
We are requested by the Committee of Arranffe-
menta to state that the Dinner complimentary to Gen.
Saunders, will be given on Friday next. ' . ,
Thomas Butler King, lata of Georma, has resicrn-
ed his seat as a member of the House of Represen
tetiTeSt and is a candidate for Senator from California,
So says the Pacific News.
uiNUKESSIONAL Wlllr rtr
The New York Express, one o8'
a member of Con rr ,'.-:" "Se Editor.
doings in the Whig Caucus on the i.1 f
io nominate a candidate for Speaker S?nt Calld
is no doubt reliable. 9 aecoun
Soon after the Caucus organized, it ....
Mr: roombs, of Georgia, offered the fi, " ars
lution, which he declared he would
OWinr. r
ncUhe'n.odifr
h HesA
nor withdraw
"Resolved, That Congress ourht not i
law prohibiting slavery in the terrltori J? ??s anr
or New Mexico, nor any law abolishing Tafornia
the District of Columbia." 'nS 8avery in
The above Resolution, our readers
avoids the Constitutional question as t0 u rre
Proviso, simply declaring that Congress oori',lnot
er to apply that Proviso to Californfa or nJ u b"
nor pass any law abolishing Slavery in t,
of Columbia. The excitement, says the Ex tl
intense. Such a note of discord, continuM?'
per, might have been struck by Giddinag or p , pa
without arousing much feeling ; but comin 7
"from a Southern Whig" the amaz! did
profound and general. MR. STANLY r Was
Carolina, WAS THE FIRST TO STARTi v
POSITION TO THE RESOLUTION. 1 "
there could be no doubt as to what he thou
these subjects, being a Southern man ; butti?'1
no place for their discussion, and he moved to J
Resolution on the table. A long and animated A V
ensued, in which Messrs. Hilliard, Conrad CI
man, and others participated. Mr CH ' "
favorable fo the Resolution. nA .l " , . "?man M
- , iu Duuuia vote f ' "
pressed to do so; but he regretted its introd f
and hoped Mr. Toombs would withdraw UCtl0",
Stephens, of Georgia, advocated the Reflw
strong terms. He said : lutlon
" It was unnecessary now for Northern or iv .
Whigs to be pressing the Viimot Pr
Congress. California was about to present T PB
tution which would save them the np.e.;.". u"
and spare
them from inflicting unon tT, rL Uete
such mortification
ed the war, in common with nearly all'the uv"
party, among other things, because it most lad IS
the acquisition of territory, in which if slavery
admitted or excluded, it must jeopard the pjjj
his Union As he foresaw, the very state of t ,r f
the inevitable result of war, now existed A,,
slavery in the District of Columbia-a LxZ t
principle, to the South, of the utmost important
all he had to say, and he said not this in threat, u
m sorrow, and for information, that if attempted .J
persisted in by the men who now had power-it,at i,
the numerical .majority in this Union the L'ni,
must and would be dissolved. The Union could do
be held together it was not in the power ofitsbes
friends in the South to hold it togetherif slaven
in the District of Columbia was abolished by 2
action of Congress. Mr. Stephens bccmed iXorthcm
gentlemen to express their views.
Mr. Brooks, of New York said, as Mr. Stephen
of Georgia, asked for the expression of opinion from
Northern gentlemen, he should have his. As to t'io
abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia h
had, with a colleague of his, publicly expressed li
opinion at a large public dinner in the City of Nc.
York, that it was not expedient to press any such ef
forts now. So far, on this point, he agreed with the
resolution for the time being; and as To llie applica
tion of the VVilmot Proviso to California, he could
see no necessity for that now, inasmuch as Califor
nia had passed such a prohihitiou of slavery for her
self.. It was one thing, however, loaaree to this
but another, thing altogether to pledge hhnseU or UiJ
party friends to a negative, that is, to say what wy
would not do. If Maryland abolished slavery, tlu.
gentleman from Georgia would not object to u&
abolition in the District of Columbia. Why, ilwn,
pledge ourselvts for all time to a negative ? TUtc,
as lo California or New Mexico, first, it might nut U
necessary to legislate at all ; next an effort might t
made there to enslave Indians, Sandwich W.imli.s,
or Mexicans, to make them work in the mines; To
all that species of slavery the whole cauutry was
opposed. Why then require a pledge from the Whig
members of Congress, who wiht evehhe in the
minority, that they would not pass any law prohibit
ing any sort of slavery V
After some further debate, the Resolution ws post
poned by a large majority; whereupon Mr. TnonJ,s
and five other Southern Whigs rose and left the room.
These gentlemen, it will be seen, afterwards votcJ
for Mr. Gentiy for Speaker; but whether they have
or will come in to Mr. Winthrop, remains, to be seen.
The game which Mr. Sternly is play ing is too ap
parent to pass unnotieed by any one of his constitu
ents. That gentleman would like to be Speaker
himself, and his hope has no doubt been, all along,
that he would be taken up in the last resort. He
knows that his vote, against ike PMtireSouih, for the
Tariff of 1812, and his opposition to the Atherton
Resolutions, as well as his course subscijucutly and
uniformly on the Slavery question, have commended
him most particularly to the attention and icgrds of
Northern Whigism ; and it was therefore natural
that he should oppose Mr. Toomb's Resolution, ami
move to lav it on the table. When will the time ar
w ovwuucu fjv ail uiiuuxisiiiniinn'il ...- i
rive, in Mr. Stanly's judgment, when the people of
tho South should demand their rights ? He wry re
ceive his reward for such conduct ; but let him re
member, that just in proportion as he rises in the es
timation of the Abolitionists and Frccsoilers, he will
sink in that of his own constituents.
Panorama ok the Hudson and Sce.vis j.v 1 m-
. ... . : nrh nf art luS
f;iNi. rii is striiiinar ami intcresuiiK "
been exhibiting in this place during the past week.
Large numbers have called to see it, ana we near
spoken of on all hands in terms of liigb commcnua-
1 !. 1
tion. The West Point scene is very beantiiui , au
! .... It
indeed the entire Painting, as it slowly unrow
before the eye, amply repays the spectator for the tim
occupied in making a visit to it. This rainuug
be here this day and to-night, as we unaersunu,
those who have not already seen it ought to go at
The Eclectic. The December number of th
valuable Magazine has been on our table
days. . It contains some eighty pajes of maUcT'
clear and handsome type, and is embelHsnt
fine steel engraving of Louis Kossuth.
- The Eclectic is a condenser of the go and
things to be found in the Foreign periodicals gencj
ally. It is a work of decided merit, and J"".
to improve in the hands of its enlightened t
Mr. Bidwell. Terms, $5 per annum in ad"nJ "
William H. Bidwell, 120 Nassau St. Ne or'"
Holders Dollar Magazine for December
received. It contains several articles of inters
among them a sketch of the Rev. George Peck. ,
of the Methodist Episcopal Church. It a,s
tains a charming sketch of George P. ,rrlp0
American lyrical poet. Address " Holden 8
Magazine, No. 109 Nassau St. New York.
William H. Diets is the Proprietor,
r Z ni.atooot
Liput. Lynch's ExpEmQir. By referent
. . , :n k. .nn that !' ,
aaverti8ing columns n wn us
saleof
for the
wnitaiter oi mis oumj, i . ica.
this work. We have read this work with y
a l . iiiuft"
. .-l'PQ
sure, and we are sure tne Agen -r-
warmly of its merits in his advertisement.
We learn from the New York Exprert ba
Rev. William H. Harrison, of Jackson, N ow .
Una, has been called to the Rectorship oi p.
Church, New York City, to suppjj u. r
Forbes, who has recently joined me u.ua -

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