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SATURDAY, AUGUST 16, 1851. Congressional Elections. The returns indicate that the Congres sional delegation of this Slate remains .unchanged, as follows: 1st District, Thomas L. Clingman, 2d 3d 4lh 5th Gth 7th 8th 9th Joseph P. Caldwell, Alfred Dockery, James T. Morehcad, A. IV. Tenablc, J. B. J. Daniel JVm. S Ashe, Edward Stanly David Outlaw. Those in italic are democrats the oth ers, whigs. So soon as the returns are complete, we will publish the vote in llw several districts. FOR THE T 4KBOUO TRESS. Cot I on Crop oj Edgccombj county i 1S50. The undersigned were appointed a Committee, by tne cugecomne Agncul- tural Society, to ascertain as nearly as practicable the crop of Cotton of the last year, made in this count y. The Commit tee feel confident that they can now an swer with certainty the enquiry so often made by our farmers, how many bales of , sec extracts from your paper and the Re cptlon did this county make last year? ! publican, giving very favorable accounts The pi in devised by the Committee tojof the Crops in this and the adjoining ascertain the number of bales, was to re- j Counties. Von arc certainly misinfoi in quest two or more gentlemen in each Cap- cd as to the Crops from Halifax to Hill's tain's district to enquire of each owner orj Ferry. The drought has seiiously and manager or a cotton gin, how many balcsj irreparably afllcted the Crops of Corn, of cotton of the growth of Edgecombe of! Cotton, Oats and peas. 1 do not think the crop of last year he had packed dur- there will be a half Crop of either of the ing the season?. n the districts bordering above Crops and I am sure I have never on other counties deductions were made known a year, 1S42 not excepted, when for cotton brought to the gins from other j there was a greater prospect of general counties; such also as was carried from the; distress. I speak particularly of Halifax, county in the seed was estimated. The Northampton and Bertie The "Crop in report of the committee shows not the the pincy woods is ruined and the Crop products of the several districts, but only on the river is not half a one I am no a the number of bales packed; large quanti larmist, but I think it bad policy to up ties of Cotton raised in one precinct was resent the Crop of Corn as being bettei in many cases carried into an adjoining than it really is. A Farmer. district lobe ginned and packed. In our rcmarlis jast wcck aboill ll)C The following exhibits the number of bales packed in the several districts: ManCr's district Cherry's Bulluck's Rocky Mount Tarboro Holly Grove Ilarrcli's Pender's Sparta Stantonsburg Wilson Armstrong's Edward's Gay's Aggregate product 10G3 6G0 721 516 55G 3SS 231 313 422 300 MO 93 fJ2 IDG S91 In the foregoing cstitnatc, the bales of Cotton in the greater number of the dis tricts were reduced by the gentlemen re porting them to an average of 400 lbs s 1o the bale. Making allowance for the cot ton retained for family use, the Commit tee believe that the crop will a little ex ceed G000 bales, making 2,400,000 lbs, which at 12 cts. per pound will yield $2SS,000. If the naval stores, corn, ba con and lard, sold from the county be add ed to the value of the Cotton crop, the aggregate value of the sales of the crop of Edgecombe county for 1S50, will exceed the sum of S400,000. The crop of cotton of 1839. as shown bv the census of 1840. was 1528; of 1849, as shown by the cen sus of'. 1850, was 3300 bales. For several years past the quantity of Cotton planted has been gradually increasing; but the chief cause of the continued increasing crop is to be found in the liberal use of ud, marl, ashes, lime, plaster and putre scent manures, draining &deep ploughing. 1 here are many, farms in this county that will yield 1000 lbs of seed cotton per acre and some few that will yield from 13 to 1400 lbs. pcr acre. Many of our farmers during the two last seasons have produced from four to five bales of cotton to the hand; besides an ample stock of piovisions. Bobt. U. Brid"-ers Josiah Lawrence, ' B iker Staton. . - . j . , Commercial Banks hy reference to the notice of the Commercial Bank in a- nother column, it will -fco seen that this in- stitutiori has declared a dividend of 60, per cent for the last six months This, wn lonm ;a rpnaratorv to the admission or the subscribed to the additional capital,; (now $350,000,) as stockholders. The; Pnmmercial Dank was organized and, went into operation on the 9th of August, 1847, since which time, including the present, dividends amounting to 34 per ct. have been made to its stockholders, besides allowing the new subscribers, in terest on their instalments. The profitable employment of the capi tal stock of the Commercial Bank is ano thcr unmistakeable evidence of the in creasing business and importance of our town. Some 10 or 12 years since, the Banking Capital of Wilmington was only, we believe, about $350,000: now it is $1,075,000; and wc should judge from I he dividends now made, that this great increase of capital was profitably employ ed in the Ir&dc and commerce of the place. Wilmington Herald. jQWe are informed that there area- bout 200 visitors at White Sulphur Springs, and a pretty large number also at Shocco. Persons are passing through here every day on their way to these, re nowncd Watering places, ficiliiies for reaching which from the Railroad are now greatly increased, as will be seen by public notices on the Road. Warrenton News. From the Weldon Patriot. Scotland Neck, Ji ug. 9, 1 S5 1 . To THE KlUTOK OK THE PATRIOT: I Crops, we spoke from our own personal observation, and not from information re ceived; and only had reference lo the ' Crops in 'his particular section. j Ed. to It 'publican. ' . j 1 i i . ii .i - rjj irougnt in .viaoama, mrougnoui r - J the State, is verv severe. Corn, on light., A resolution was passed expressing a de sandv soil, is irretrievably lost, amNhe ; termination to expel these men from the planters are cutting it up for (odder. ThejSl;ltc' peaceably if they can, but forcibly cotton crop had also suffered materially, land even should rain now come, it would j not insure a good crop. On the road to j wards Tuscaloosa a gentleman passed thousands of largo forest trees which had i withered and died. At Tuscaloosa there ' had been no rain of consequence since April last. Mr. tVebster on the Bight of Seccs sion. The National Intelligencer of yes terday contains a correspondence between Mr. Webster and a citizen of North Caro lina, who being anxious, with many oth ers, to possess correct views wTth regard to this subject, puts to Mr. Webster ihe following interrogatory, with the succeed ing remark: Do you believe that aStatehas a right to secedc from thc Union?" " answering this question, sir, you u il1 confer a favor upon many of your eountrymen here, who believe, as I do. that an opinion of yours, thus expressed, would go very far toward quieting the excitement that the agitation of this sub ject has caused in this section of the Union." Annexed is Mr. Webster's response: August I, 1851. ' Dear Sir: I have received your letter of thc 25th of July. '"The Constitution of the United Stales recognises no right of secession, as exist ing in the people of any number of States. It is not a limited Confeileration, but a Government; and it proceeds upon the idea that it is to be perpetual, like other forms of Government, subject only to be dissolved by revolution. I confess I can form no idea of seces sion but as the result of a revolutionary movement. ' II ow is it possible, for in stance, that -Sguth Carolina should secede . -trass Jsf---?- and establish a-govcrnrnent- foreign to that of the United Statethus dividing Georgia, whicldolstnot -secede, from the rest of the Union?., ( " Depend upon, it, my dear sir, that the secession of any one Slate would be but the first step in a process which must in- cvitablv break un the entire Union into j i more or fewer parts. What I said at Capon Springs was an argument addressed to the North, and in tended to convince the North that, if by its superiority of numbers, it should de feat the operation of a plain, undoubted, and undeniable injunction of the Consti lion, intended for ihe especial protection of the South, such a proceeding must ne cessarily end in the breaking up of the Government thai is to say, in a revolu tion. I am, dear, sir, with respec1, your ob't scrv't. Daniel Webster. The Sale. The Weldon Toll Bridge was exposed to public sale on Monday last, agreeably to previous notice, and knocked off to Capt. Francis E. Rives, of Petersburg, Va., for the sum of $ 19,000 The Seaboard and Roanoke Railroad Company have, however, taken posses sion of it, under the charter, as they were authorized to do, and intend as soon as they can to put it in complete repair, which they will perhaps be able to do in some two or three months. In the course of a few weeks we feel assured of heinir able to announce the completion of the above road to Garys luiig only twelve miles unfinished inter veiling to nring it lo that place; and then. 1 . 1 I I .V III in a very nine wnue inereaiter, we snail look out lor the Locomotive and Cars in Weldon. Speed on the work hoys. Weldon Patriot Crooks (Did Bacon. We have watch ed with surprise the patience and forbear ance of the citizens of some of the up country counties in regard to the two northern emissaries and rogues, Crooks ami Bacon, who have been fur some time past in the western part of North Caroli na engaged in their nefarious practice of preaching abolition doctrines. A large number ol citizens from Guilford, Rock ingham, Forsylhe, Randolph, and David son, assembled on the 2(ih ult., having understood that Bacon was to preach at Union on Dren River on that da The meeting sent a delegation in search of in m, hut he was not to be found. Befoie separating, a committee was appointed consisting o( .fohn A. Gilmer, W. S. Hill, and F. juries, to report resolutions oxpres- sive of the sense of the meeting. This committee made a report, showing from the annual report of the American and Foreign Anti Slavery Society, that these iripn ni-n in tlo fmnlnr nf s.-iiil sni'fv. if they must. Another resolution was "V-V passed offering a reward of S5100 each for . have been made at 14 for small lots a Crooks and Bacon. Anout 300 persons j shade over 14 cts. was obtained yesterday were present at this meeting. There , Cor 3000 lbs. Lard is very scarce, and were about 100 abolitionUts also in attcn-j S;1es at 14 to 1 11. Owing to the amail dance. Both parties armed with pistols amount of Flour coming in, the price has and guns. An abolition captain appeared advanced sales of 40 barrels yesterday with his company armed and equiped,' at 6,45 for super, cash; arul unlCSs the but on being ordered by Gen. Simpson lo-arrivals incrcise, a further advance may disband his men, he did so in double be expected. Thc supply of 4 Corn is a quick time. Fayelteville Carolinian. S bout equal to the demand sales yester- ; day at 92 and 95 cts. Cotton has again Highly Important if True. Thc declined, and we alter our quotations to Charleston papers stale that intelligence has been received by steamer Isabel, which left Havana 22tu July, that the revolution in Cuba is progressing bravely that twelve towns have pronounced in favor of the patriots, that there were 5000 troops in the field against the Government, and there have been engagements in which the Queen's forces have lost several hun dred killed and wounded. The principal leaders in the revolution appear to be Sr. Sanchez, and Sr. Agucro. This is rumor, and needs confirmation. Cuba Movements at New Orleans. The Charleston Courier has a despatch from New Orleans, dated August 3, which says: "The Pampero sailed at five o'clock, this, Sunday, morning, with eight hundred passengers for Cuba, via coast of Florida. Three hundred and fifty have gone by the way of Mobile.' It is now stated that the Spanish Consul sent the Cincinnati. " The New York Express has a letter from New Orleans, dated 28th ult., which state, in addition to the above, '"that Col. O'Hara and Major Hawkins gentlemen who, it will be remembered, .figureiliin Ihe Cardcnas'foi ay-Terc expected from Kentucky, with a large body of rifles frm' that part of the count ry." Norfolk Neio$. Distressing Occurrence. We learn from a letter written us by Bro. Wm. S. Gunter, that Wm. Henry Neal, aged a bout 11 years,ason of Bro. John Neal of Chatham county, was killed in a most shocking manner on the 26th of June. He was returning from the field, riding a mule, and while the mule had sloppedand was standing still it threw him off, and in the act of falling one of his leet became entangled in a chain. The mule becom ing frightened ran off, and commenced kicking almost at every step, and drag ging the boy over stumps and logs, to the distance of some SO or 100 steps- dread fully mangling and bruising him. He survived only some 10 or 15 minutes. Christian Sun. Baltimore, August 8. The murder ersof the Cosden family were hung to day in the presence of 8,000 people, w hose behaviour was very orderly. The prisoners ascended the gallows with firm steps, Taylor and Murphy made short addresses positively denying their guilt. Shelton also denied his guilt. When they were slung off, the rope slipped from Murphy's neck and he fell violently to the ground, a distance of 15 feet; this occurrence caused a thrill of hoi ror amongst the spectators. Murphy was picked up insensible with his throat terribly lacerated by the rope; he soon however revived. ' Taylor and Shelton, in the meantime, swung in the air lifeless corpses, dying with b'it few Mruggles. When they were cut down VI urphy was again brought on the scalfold, and in a lew minutes he was swung olf, and died easy. The crowd quickly dispersed. iForcffitn By the Europa, we have Liverpool dates to the 26th July. Cotton. Prices for the week Jiavc de clined nearly id per lb. Fair Orleans is quoted at 5d. Sales for the week 40, 000 hales. IVilminglon Market, Aus. 13. Turpentine. One lot of superior was sold at 2,30 for Yellow Dip, a:ul Virgin at $2, GO. On yesterday, sales of about 700 0aI r-,,s at & '-,0 and 62,50, being tormer rates. Bacon. N. C. stock on hand very slim, and the article much in demand. Corn. Market pretty well supplied at present, retailing at 75 cents. The difficulty of obtaining Vessels, as well as the low stages of the rivers, pre vent any transactions of importance, and things will continue dull until we can have heavy showers of rain Herald. Fayelteville Market, Aug. 9. The stock of Bacjn is light, and sales 6.J for prime. Carolinian MARRIED. In this county, on Tuesday evening last, by Elisha Cromwell, Esqr., Mr. James Thigpen to Miss Galsey A. Pitt. daughter of Col Jo. P. Pitt. Commercial Bank is OF WIOSIOTOX. A DIVIDEND of six and three quar ters per cent, on the Capital Stock of this Bank has been declared by the President and Directors, payable to stockholders or their legal representatives, on and . after the ISlh, instant. By Order of the Board. T. Savage, Cash'r. Aug 13, 1851. ! ; 'FisIi!psh!!sh!!!S: I For sale by v Geo. Howard., ; j i ; Southern Made Plantation Rrgans.ii0ll C4yants Shoes, &c. fir nn, f r rw r r i J c,, nay, nariesion, So. C. (lit THE subscriber. Agent fJr the So Carolina Shoe Factory, at Charles So. Ca , and the Chcraw Factory n q' ket by the first September, a large mar. of Southern made Plantation Jim J and House Servants Shoes, toietherv K a general asaorimeni 01 uoois and Sh which will be sold at the lowest prices for goods of similar quality. tt A'. A Prinsk, Dealer in Hrogans, Boots and Shoe? No. 30 East Ha,. " August. 7, 1851. JYoticc. THE FUNERAL of Bro Kelly, will be solemnized by ners oi i own liieek Division, S. T 0 the 5lh Sunday in August, af his late res idence, near the muster ground at Ibid,, ers's. The members of neighboring Di. visions aVe respectfully invited to attend Aug. 15, 1S51. List of Letters, Remaining in the PostOfiiceatTarboro'. ilie 15th cf Aug 1851, which if not taken nut Uforeihc 1st of Oct. next, will he seiu to Hie General Post Office as dead letters. AllsbrookP Miss Morgan Henry Armstrong W V Moore Hatha Mrs Anderson Henry R Mercer Thos N Dr Allen William McDowell V Barnes Wright Nelson Jonas Hucknall G P Narriys Martha Miss Bradley Benbery Neal & Powell Brown Elizabeth Powell W II Brown .lessee Perry Oliver Bennett M Ucv 2 Pitt Warren Cotton F R Cook Samson Disablce G W Flie Thomas Garrett J J Parker Mary P Miss Ro unt ice M Miss Simmons William 2 Staton Benjamin Staton Nancy J Miss Gatlin Caro'e Miss Savage Fredrick Gormor John Savage L A Gay Allen Smothers Hopkin Hamlin. Ed ward Tillcry Mary A Mrs Hamlin John Taylor J C I Johnson Lewis D 2 Wilkcrson F W Jenkins J D Warberton S JenkinsLouisa Miss Williams David Col Knight F II William Mr S P M. Lewald George 2 Ward C Mrs Legit. Noah Wimberley M A Mrs T VV iyon mai ma .wis 59 S. E. MOORE, P. M JYoticc. AT a meeting of the Directors oft!i& Greenville and Raleich Plank Uoad Com- pany on the 15lh day of July, 1S51, the following resolutions were passed, to wjt: Bcsolved, That the President be re quested lo call on the stockholders for an installment of two Dollars per share, pay-, able on the first Monday of September next. Payments to be made to Charles Greene, Esq., Treasurer. Besolved, That the board of Directors of the Greenville and Raleigh Plank Road Company will meet on thc second Thurs day of August next, and on the second Thursday in each month thereafter, with out further notice. Alfred Moyc, President, by Goold Hoyt, Sec'y. July 30, 1851. 3 $5 Reward. R ANA WAY from thc subscriber on the first of July, negro boy JIM. The said negro is about ID - ... I .,om!l years old, ol a liglit comjM and about , five feet five inches high He is su pposed to be lurking m the vicinity of Tarboro'. I will give t above reward to any person or person who will bring him to me, or lodge him any jail so I get him. All persons are hereby for warned not to harbor or em ploy said negro under the penalty oi -law. CaderAbrams. Hamilton , July 30, 1 ?5 1 . c racrenbcrg;lflcliciiic JUST RECEIVED, the Gracfenbci Sarsaparilla Compound the celeb, Children's Panacea thcfc.yei.ouu.. health Bitters thc Fever and AgucM the; Vegetable Pills, andjthe 'c Mountain Vegetable Ointment, i For sale V" co. Howard.