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TE NT V-XI NT! I CONGRESS:
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e Bait. American.
I . WASinyoTox, Jan.
U. S. SENATE."
tcolt announced toithe
' W anVAof the lcKi.!atu, e of ploridlHe haine
V: of hi cpi?eaguc hd beei. changed frori David
i!ee, nnu ine st
by that name
T Urv tf il.tvid LevyYoi !ee, anu ine secretary
, i.i;;LUwl ku call him br tlittT name hcreaf-
, , Ull
sen St e that
CJCU o can iiHu
t i Various memorials wfre presented, among
flirfm ritil liV Mr. Dix.frorn the widow hfAlex-
purchase of lhe pipers of ler deceased husband,
Which via 'referred to lb committee on the H-
?rary.' ' i l
Mr. Calhoun presenter resolutions from Ike
citizens jif Georgetown, S. C, on the subject iof
tho tariftland warehousing system. Referred
? to,lhe c4n)n?irtcc on finari ce. ! "'
. : Mr. Iiiight presented a joint. resolution froim
. thp- legislature of Indiana on the subject of te
' linpror'crrjent of westefri rivers. . Rerrcd to
Cdrnniittet on roads and ' anals.
; j ; rilr; lWnton reported a bill tot abolish the dip.
V tonsan . :- ' I . I'
r 5Ir.'Aihlji?on reported a bill (or the Relief of
J)rjl!gh .White, who h:ul been robbed by the
l Iiwncea jon his way from Oregon to thi seat of
gtfrernmeiit., ,: i- r
:' ' Mr. r'airHeid, from the committee oh naril
ftfliirs, reported a bill to provide (or tfio aujj
Vimeniatiohlof the havnl frce of thi;U.State4.
; lTh bill iprovides for thir "construction of ten
jvl; itcamycsscls of war three of the class of fr-
y gates, jQrq of sloops, and two jniajTer jressels.
It a)o authorises the prcsi dent olf the States,
' ''J.':. .' .?iii;L -lit i.
,wnencver!in nis opinion-ine puouc exigency
shal.1 rccjViJre itVlo have completed and; put in
Corhmfssiun all vessels nojw on the stocks, and
- ta purcha!d3 such naval stores aiifd ordnance as
prp pn'atcij 83,920,000 for1juilding the ten; steam,
.r . era t ,82,20,000 to coirYplete th0 vessels on the
' (ocki ; 8 1,520,000 "for repairs ; 8023,000 for
. at'ores, atifJ .000,000 for jprdnance. The bill
r'lV'iJaW-'n the table and ordered to be printed.
, ' Mr. iTee oflered a resolution instructing
-'y . tKfl committee on naval' ajSUirs'to inquire into
! . - i, the latest 'improvements Irjl war steamej's, and
f ' j txaminointo the state of the naval defences of
the (lulf uf Mexico. The resolution wasadop.
ted. '-..: .! 4
- Tfiepfiidcn laid before the senate a remon.
strancc against the ndtni ssion of senators or
rejrecn1a-tives from Tessas to $eats in! either
j i v.Mr. Allen moved that tnc senate take up the
1 Teolution! reported from the committee on for.
V ' cign relations to annul and abrogate lhd treaty
, of 1.827 1 for the joint occu ancy of Oregon. .
' 'The rh 3lion prevailed ti nd the resolution wat
; . taken up. J , '!
, ; U:Mr.Alfn moved that it be postponed and
t tnade the special order fir Tuesday, 27th inst.
P'cMr. Hay wood- wished it later day and! named
Tuesday, .tlje 3d ol Febn.ary. f
: Mr. NNestcott wished a still later day to af.
ford( the senators from T xas an opjportpniry to
havft a voice on this ''important' queistiop. lie
moved theroforo to amend by inserting Tues
dayitho'lbth f Februarj .
Air. Calhoun said he wis in Kivor of an early
V day; but Avould vote tor thi; latest day named in
to Hve the coilcivheneref in hk judgmen
.Ja;A tnteist reouired it; r Hel was wilhr
trust jhe President with: pbwer andt would jiot
tie his hands, li was ipr giving me noucc,
not as !a ? war measure, but as !a peaceful and
constitutional question H$ dldinotvsuppose
that war would come fronriu If it did he could
not but remember that mankind! had consigned
o infamy all nations that! did not resort to war
in defence of their just; rights. i I -
Mr.! Ifoombs avowed Himself to be a peaic
man,' arid for peace measures.- II i constituent!
were for an .honorable peace, ahd had alwas
Wen thb adrpeates for peace w$en it was bn
orabW; Co the country ; but if we were invtded
by Great Dritain for vindi:atingour jiist rhts,
he was; a n i advocate of war, andj no one, would
be fmhd more ready in such a struggle lan the
people be represented, j :
Mr.U. R. Ingersoll of Pa. asked Ifave here
to offer jan amendment to j he rt port f the com
mittce en Foreign Relations, wlicbithe House
alloweiol to be read for information!
The lamendment was Mmilar f )hat of Mr.
Hilliard. The Resolution .was fhi the Presi
dent of the United States ibe inducted to open
negotiaions with England wejiever he may
deem it expedient to do so for te-mipating the con
vention3 between England ard United States.
Mr. tngersoll desired irat his amendment
should take its place withothersjthat had been
offered,! '- 1 "I
, 'Mr. Hamlin of Me., .made a peech for the
Orecroni for the whole of Oreijoq, and in favor
having the notice at this time, j Ho claimed,
however, to be the advocate of peace", and de
signate! his political friends ofjthe dominant
party as "the Peace party." T$e commercial,
importance of the territory waf discussed at
length. Mr. Hamlin was the first man to bring
parly politics into the discussion!, and to make
a party Idefenee of the President and party re
flect ion upon the opposition.
Mr. pd noun's pplicy was denounced, and,
masterly inactivity " was pronounced only
masterly duplicity. It was, in Mr. Ha.nlin's
opinion a miserable policy. H was also for
a Rail Road to Oregon and fori the strongest
military! defence on the way therp.
mmhoii Miff, ected ;a ndder
the rule the question was put, shall the uiu oe
rejected V f MffiSS M
The yeaslarid 2"
motion was lost. Ayes "lij
- The bill wias (henwlce read ana rewrxeao
tbs committed on commerce.. M -Jr. fr
4 Mk G. Wi Jones, bCTenn. ofiered & resolu
Hon demandihg the 5000 extra copies iofre.
mont reports, ordered by the last house ofep
reserkatives tor tbe use! of members oUbat bd.
dy;- The previous question was nwved atjd. se
conded upon ihis resolution.5 ?! .i lihi
j Mr. Schenck of Ohio moved Jo amend the
resolution, foil the purpose of giving members
kf the! next cobgresk properly which belongs t?
the present congress, and for allowing them to
take any amount of Wlcage or! per diem jfWffi
may belong to mem1ers of this bouse, j Sj j f
The' house Were Unmoved by this appeal to
justice, and after refusing to lay It! upiln thiri ta
ble by a vote of 63 io 105, the resolution was
passed. The1 house then proposed an Addition
al five thousand copies of this report for them
selves, but the resolution wals rejected j:by a
rote of 97 to S3. . . ; j ;' , X J
A resolution was tjhen offered to resqinxl the
resolvrtion ofkhe last congress, ord ring the
printing of Fremont reports, which the bouse
had previously! reported.
J i. .Jin,uB o orxMBtitn I Mr. Chase of Tenn. addressed the Commit
tion proposing an amendment ot the constitu- . .t, & . r .i i i . u
L ..1.,U n k m,wti of th pWtion of ,ep- i fhe efiVct of the debate upon this ques
... ...r; -r . . ; , J,
The Teas and nays wfro ordered, and Ware to
introduce the resolution was refused, ; 23 to 23.
: AU io Wjhig' Senalors, 23 in jriumber, (Mr.
Mofeheod being absent,) voted against receiv.
ing jhej resolution,! as did! Messrs. i Calhoun;
Chalmers" Hay wood, McDuQe and WestcoltJ
, A NEWj" OREGON RESOLUTION. :
i s ! " j - i i ' , - .
Mr j?rittendcn, on leave, introduced a pre
amble and resolutionsetting fortb that it is de
sirable io terminate the treaty of joint occupan
cyJand igivinj? authority to the President to gire
the tivejve months notice whenever; in his opin
ion the public interest! demands it but giving A
notice ought not to be ;given until after the pres
ent session. ! 1 ( ! - ' :
-This ! Resolution lies over to the 10th of Feb
ruarj with otberResolutions of the some char
act erj already: before the Senate.
The jrest ofthe session was occupied in the
consideration'; of a private claim, after which the
Senate lodjourned. I
HOUSE OF HfePRESENTATIVES.
. i j OREGON QUESTION.
Mr. Pettit of la, mved that the House resolve
itself into Committee ofthe Whole on the State
of the Union. The motion prevailed, and the
debate was renewed upon the" merits of the
Oregpni Question. J
THE CAROLINA j WATCHMAN.
Salisbury, IT. C.
the president and vice president of the U.
states; U II
tion hej Yegafded as secondary in importance
UDon;the business of the country. This debate
Mr.' Johnson of Tenn., ofiered a series of ; lead to results which would shake the
FRIDAY EVENING, JANUARY 23. 1846
V . i i . ,
" i1 LOCOFOCO CONVENTION.
In our last we gave the result of the de
liberations of this august body, so far as
the selection of their standard-bearer is
concerned." Green W. Caldwell, Esq., of
Charlotte, vAs;thertrcrf one : or, more
properly, perhaps, the victimised one. We j
have turned our attention a good deal this
week to the sayings and doing of that
Convention, and must confess our surprise
at some of them. It appears that a most
intolerant and censorious spirit, prevailed
among its members ; and that the Yhigj
were abused at no measured rate. For agree that "Mr P
example, Louis D. Henry, the President j that toTer. But he ;
of the Contention, in his inaugural re- j ry impudent by
marks, declared that he had no more re- ; his oiler wasreu
from Ihe proc
ed oir past neotiat;..
and ilie irnc ..
to comnromiw v
eu u4sr spprobati . i ; ,
rt jc io of ihe cvt:;
persisted inby hi t
on oi r fart, but an -J
or a ; ixd resolution f -;
Thus, it vill 1
cyo'Korth Can :
pttfi, ion hj PrcsUU , '
the natter in disp-::
in f lVor of drawi; -49thj
parallel of bti:
posed to give En:-!
division are Brill
are they ? Wc kno
posed io the compr,
Polk, unless it be t!
whole f Oregon cv.' :
resolutions declaring that rotation in ufficei was
a democratic principle jhat no .man sjiould
hold office for more than eight yars that those
in office should be divided in four classes, and
the first class Main their offices for eight years.
The resolution' was laiil over under therule,
an amendment being first moved that offices
were created for the government; and not for
the people. : jl; 1 ; :
Mr. Baker of 111., presented a resolution to
the effect that the president had no right to
cede avay any portion of the territory of the U. !
States !to which our claim was clear and un- i
Globe to its centre, and in that sense was it of
importance. He claimed the whole of Oregon,
thoush he should sav nothi'.itr of title.
spect for certain distinguished Whigs, ' his proposal, set r-
Daniel Webster, 6cc. &:c. &c.,tban he had
;for a parcel of slice pstcaling dogs
He was for giving the notice, and argued How chaste and beautiful is the" language,
that it was a peace measure. Great Brita.n Maml h()W ) yhh courteous dignity!
had a right to give this notice at any moment, ; . n . ,. , J ,
and wb Ld no right to take offence at it. It Lou,s D- Ht'nr' ra,ses htmself above the
was a peace measure throughout. If England j character of Daniel Webster, or attempts
claimed to exercise authority over the' territory : to bring him ddwn to the level of a sheep
He did. wr
ter to arbitration.
of his in the
pinion, in rcfu-
Minister did :
accept5 it. If Mr. i
The floor was then given amidst the usual ! quest iojnable. The previous queslipn wasjnov
' 1 E V 1 '. mm s't i. i m it 1 ' Y I s ttT' .1
numeroi competitors to 3lr. Utiase ot lenn.,
and the -Committee rose, . j
Mr. Douglass of 111. moved that the Commit
tee of tie Whole be discharged from the Ter
ritorial Oregon Bill, and that it be referred back
to the Committee on Territories for some alte-
The House then adjourned.
unite to resist it. inere was not even the re
motest shadow of a title for her south of the
ed by Mr. Baker, when Mr. Wiitthrop mved ! ,m ' , , -,i
r i a talari;! l i a r i i
of the Oregon south of 49, then war would f,-ng j Yerily. this surpasses eve- Wo stirjup discord xv,
most certainly come. No one would consider i ... , . , , . , : .-i I . .
suchan act short of aggression, and all would I rV thinS of lhe k,nd vve have encountered, if he had pursue ! ;v
Aitnougn we j enienaineu oi mm duc a tic course in this in ;! ;
poor opinion, and although we would not i lieve his olTc
tolav the resolution upon the table. The mo
tion pievailedand a motion to reconsider sub-
Resolutions of inquiry as to; the coinage of "c't ""V"" ,,,v"" Vj j -r -jii
ii L:" '.r....:J .ui, uu ,i, I our people in Oregon demanded protection from
that I hey had a perfect military organization
and Hvere stronj; in their possessions. - They
correspondence of the Bah. American.
I Washington, 'Janf. 13, 1846.
' U.S. SENATE.)
On motion of Mr. Allen, the committee on
gelations was discharged from the fur
ther consideration of a petition from citizens of
Pennsylvania, praying the recognition of the
Independence of the colony of Liberia, and the
pcuiuont; was jam on ine table;
Mr. Bagby gave notice that he would on to
morrowlor at some early day introduce a joint
resolution Wprovide for an amendment to the
constitution in reference to the election of presi
dent and vice president. j
Mr. T'urney, leave being given, introduced a
bill to establish a national armory on the Ten
nessee river. ; ,1
Mr. Aljen gave notice that '.he would intro-
jH. U Lt '. U k,ll our people in yircou ueumoueu p
house Into a library, arid making a new hull i rnment corresponding to that which
proposing a nexy mode of selecting West Point J'reat Bnta.ngave to her subjects. There will
r j . i "? . .l . 1 . r 1 1 x be, said Mr. Chase an conclusion, no war, cer-
cadets-in relation to the duty, of clerks,? &c. . T ,
itr 1 i 1 1 i J : i tainly none, unless Great Britain should invade
were flittered, m I '! .i. r l- l .j
Ablll was reported ito enable the people of!0,ur 1 8ea;'c,nH",s' "c coulu
isconsin to form a State government, ankl for ,hat aU would we come he struggle, and
Wisconsin to form a blatc government,
the admission of Wisconsin'into the Unions was
referred to the committee on territories. ;
The States and Territories were all called
for resolutions and reports. Motions were made j
to go jinto committees of the whole upoti the j
Oregon question, all of which failed, and the 1
house adjourned. ; j !
i iieveinis oucr would ,
have wondered he should use such lan- But no, he must net
guage in an ale-house or doggery, yet we j of a ltilly, and eiKlr;i
were not prepared to hear such a dcclar- foe, to carry' his o:
ation from thej President of a Convention rashness, this undi:..
of sensible anoj respectable men. Itisun- i caust jofall our npj n '
becoming a gentleman under any circum- i is the thing' with
stances, and most of all was it so at the - most
time it was made. No good can possibjy i
grow out ot it. It will not help Dcmoc-
duco a joint resolution declaratory of the princi
ples by which the United States will be irovern-
defcrenccto those senators who wished time for et m regard to the interference of foreign pow.
rrue-cuoii ;irjM)u uquesnon ot sucn magniUidc.
VpThe question was theh taken bv vela a and
trays on '.Mr. Wecott's amendment, and it was
adopted, ,eas ; 3i, nays 1 , as follows :
. 1ra l!VIrwr. Archer, Barrow, Deiitnn Berrien, Cal
'i :hoa, Ch;kUner, T. Clayton, J. M. Clayton, Colquitt,
CorwiiV, Crpeiulcn, Davis, D ilyton. E?ans,- (lree.n, Hay-i'-i-wooi,
JtmasrHW Johnson, IXIkL, Johnson, La. Lewis,
LIcDulTiei tanutn, Miller, f nrce.Peiinybacker.Phelpa,
' ; FtHMght, t'phain, Wehter,r Westcoit, VVoodbritlge and
" .yjftyt-riArsnn. Allen, Ashley. Atchison, Atherton,
j ! ' vl PrcewyJtriilif.Cunit-ron.CVpsLnickinJkm.pix, Fairfield,
4iV'"".'tx HanhegniuiJennei8, rsiiea, beikjple, bevief,; Sturgeon and
' Mr. IIinnec:an then moved that the resoln
tioris heretofore ofiVred by him on the Subject
of Oregon bo now taken kin. The rnotlon Dre.
Availed, antl on motion of Mr. Hannegan, they
were made tho special order for Tuesday, the
The Senate then freht into
r v ;;)iouse o? representatives:
ers with the independent governnients of Ameri
ca. i . . i
Mr. Benton, in accordance with previous no
tice, introduced a bill to abolish the duty on
salt and tor other purposes, which was read and
referred to the. committee on finance.
Some documents relative to the Washington
national monument society wera; severally pre
6ented by Mr. lienton and Mrl fPayton, and re
ferred to the committee on the district of Co
lumbia. - j ; .
A message was received from! the president.
ot the ly. Stater. j -;
The senate then proceeded to the orders of
the day? and some few bills were, by unani
mous consent passed over informally.
A bill granting a pension tot tho widow of
Col. -Win McRae was advocated by Mr, Ben
ton, and; on motion of Mr. Sevier its further
consideration was postponed untij Thursday.
On motion of Mr. Speight the orders of
the day "were then postponed for the purpose of
going into executive session. j I
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
.. -'- REPORTS OF COMITtEEsJ -
The reports of committees we-re the first bu-
receive its strifes, struggles and deaths with joy.
Mr. Gordon, of N. i. followed in the debate.
Great Britain, he said, dreaded war more than
the United States, though she had blustered up
on the Oregon question, and in reply to the In
augural Address of Mr. Polk. He denied that
we were not prepared for war, and he trusted
we should never be better prepared for war
than'wc were at present. We had two millions
of fighting men and eighteen millions of people.
Standing armies were not our jolicy, and he
had rather that we should be beaten for one
year in a war than that in a time of peace we I
should be cursed with a . large army.
He would not vote to increase this army until
there were signs of aggression from Great Brit
ain. He was for the notice at once, and de
, spised "the masterly inactivity policy" recom
! mended by Mr. Calhoun, and which had be-
come the South Carolina policy, a policy that
racy, neither injure the Whigs: and we ! late
1 - -4-
would presume that Mr. Henry did not j Mr. Caldwell, said I!
expect that Mr. Webster would challenge j MecKlenburg -the II
him for thus using his name. With all his I Revpljiiion, and I tr
vanity he would hardly suppose that Dan- I TViilrrr to death."
iel Webster would even notice him. j Dempcrits expect Mr.
Therefore, it was no manifestation of a the JJornct, and "tth::
brave and daring spirit. But it was a j What it vain expects
mamlestation ol a violent and olfensive ' Caldwell may be
spirit towards many virtuous and good 1 fieryT hornetvet it v.
men ;' who, because they happen Io be ! to su ppose he uu a
Whigs contrary tothe wishes of Mr. Hen- ' crful enough to "pierce
ry, he has no more respect for them than : and cause its tlemi.-r.
he has for 44 a parcel of sheep stealing
dogs;" and, as a matter of course, if he
had it in his power, would treat them as
he would treat " a parcel of sheep steal- MoJeri Dcuiocmt,
This is the spirit of the Con-
Mr; Adams presented a largej number'of re
monstrances against the annexation of Texas.
Among them was one signed by cuize.ns! of N.
Caridina, and praying tfcat Teias may not be
t admitted as a slave Statt. One of. the -(North 1 siness in order this mornin
i;nrpiniaiwinnerscaiieuiorin reading this ! A bill was reported granting lands to the
States of Arkansas and Missouri.
A bill granting lands to the State of Michi-
gan for works of internal improvements was
read andi relerred. i
Correspondence ofthe Baltimore American.
Washington Jan. 14, 184G.
TT. S. SEN ATE. t "
Numerous petitions ; and remonstrances a
gainst the annexation of Texas were presented
and apbropriately? referticd.
GOVERNMENTS OF EUROPE AND THE
' ! j jU. STATES. 1 "
Mr. MAJlen; in accordance with notice given
yesterday, asked leave to introduce a joint res-
oiution ueciaraipry oi me principle iy wnicn ; wouiu sacrince every tning ior vauiorniu, per
the United States will be governed in regard hapsTor M"exico but of that he would not speak
- - ' t Ti ' 1 : . Its . t . .it;
o the interterence o ine powers ot iune m : ana yet wouiu a notmng to secure us tne j ventioA which nominates Green Caldwell.
thA nti-iiro r InA innprtprtrmnt ctrn rhmonf o r fT rt I lromm rtr (hit ivirt rA ti Smith aU '
America. t i ' Wnich, however, he believed would never
The resolution was read for information, and be given up on any consideration.
embodies the principle of Mr.: Monroe, as set . Mr. Gordon maintained that our title was
forth by Mr. Polk in his message, and declares j good up to 54 40'. lie would not say any
that the U. States will deem the interference of i thing about compromising below this line, but
any European power with the social or pjoliti- J he would say that our title to the whole was
cal affairs ofthe independent nations of Ameri- , clear and unquestionable.
ca as dangerous to its ! own safety: and wil re-v Mr. Brinkerhoff Ohio continued the debate
sist it accordingly. defending our title to the whole of the terri-
Mr. Calhoun $aid that jevery semitor must be lory irf dispute advocating the giving of the
aware, that, in the present condition ofthe Coun- notice and making many flourishes upon the
irj, nils rcjuimiuii was one oi grave importance. ; irumpet i our own pravery, ana in lavor oi an
nulling the Convention. J he speech was one
of the extreme kind; though apparently Mr. B.
was not very fierce for war.
fJ Mr. Went worth of Illinois addressed the
House in continuance of ihe debate. He com-
the Revolution wi re
Whte hornets to' th:
that tan be made
memorial, which' wa signed by a dozen per
i sons. . A memorial wasi also presented for a
Jmail route-ito tho Pacific Ocean. Another for
the abolition of slavery in the District ofCo'.um-
Via, which was laid on the table. Mnl Adams
The niilitnrv eommiftp nn
occupied mora than an h ur in the presen ation ; calling oh the secretary of war to communicate
' "iri ". -" ., . . : . i L . i i iuf uouse- me iniormaiion in bispossession
.' l ' T , ; vu.uuuuL-e oi uie , relative to the tribes ot Indians in Texas.
i noio u i)i ii inc vrcgou resoiuuons.
Mr. Tiinbs of Ga..
1 I. '...J' .. .i i, a i.L- i 3 . i1 .
Bitu uviuiiu ixtw aptruKtT, irisjiemnrKs com
manded great attention.
A resoilutioti wa silso ofTl
.1 ' WW , - .. vv iiiu un "iii iiiki
IniLlrnari.l l IT I .1 i. r .. . s. 10
ruu,v",u w" Mu't 1 t"e expediency ol the erection of a mr n hn.
r, hisfiemnrks torn- pital at or near Pittsburg Pa. i
He said the time of Air.
"1 J i . 1 .i ipw.uu u.. ic-suiuiiuu asKin
! T I 7 " miCCr w,ie Pf ot the secretary of tbe-treiuury U report to the
t tho nation,! but it is wise no longer. Masterly ! some plan of a bill for j restoring the constitu-
mi.uiiii mi mil. JiUis was not
tional eruption, and he pittied the man
.couut t regard it. It u
It will, said Mi.iC, be a! matter for us to reflect
if the resolution should be adopted, how fur we
will be prepared to carry out the measures it
will render necessary. jNo man can view with
stronger feelings than I jo the improper inter
ference of fbreigjii nationjs with the independent
governments ot his continent. I look upoi the the whole of Oregon or none ; that he was in
intermeddling o.1 the Brijish and French jgov- j favor f settling the question now or never;
ernmepts in tho afTairs pf -Buenos AyresUs a and that he was for action and not for speaking,
gross, outrage, i But it is a question whkher ; His wish had been to decide this whole ques.
we are prepared to; takejeare of all the repub- tion in one day, and he regretted therefore the
lies of South Aiherica. j I disposition to speak rather than to act.
If, said Mr.! Calhoun, we are prepared! the j The people were of the opinion that there
entire energies of the country must be put forth was a goodeal of humbug in this question.
to accomplish it The subject requires ime. It had been introduced into every political can
I am sorry that it is put torih. i It must ha e an vass f ir .twenty-five" years past, that the whole
unfavorable eilept upon our foreign relations. of Oregon was ours but when elections were
The declaration of Mr. Monroe had a miscliicv- over there was more of silence than action up
ous bearing on the questions we then hail, of' on this subject.
foreign policy. are approaching reat I Mr.jWenlwoilh made some allusions to the
events, and I am afiaid we are not approach- ; Texas bill which had passed the House at the
mginem with that solemnity which they derand. last session ot Congress.
We say this is ite spirit, because that Con
vention loudly applauded Mr. Henry's
The Raleigh Standard says : It is with
peculiar pride that we unfurljhis day the
Hag of Democracy, hearing upon its spot
less folds the name of Green W. Caldwell,
of Mccklenburg.county, the Democratic
candidate for Governor." Wc suppose the
"peculiar pride" here boasted of, simply
means unexpected plcasurf for it is well
known that Mr. Caldwell was never
thought of until the Convention met, and
menefcd his speech by saying that he was for i found that Mr. Fisher had refused to ac
cept the nomination. We doubt not Green
Caldwell is equal to their best nag, but he
is not so esteemed by the party ; and if
we did not believe that some interested
Democrat had brought him forward rwe
Should be disposed to think that his nom
ination a sort of last resort.
t ions are not hkclv
tationi of his friend-
lat Green W. ('
n love o to :
It Was said in the I
his fritnds." Is fln.t
eral jvjas a very d 1 1
is Mil Caldwell on ti
cerelj hope heditlrr 1
partict lar, at all cv( :
Louii D. ; Henry, v. !
hangj very .Whig in
would a sheep st n!.
in hi$ power so to do.
1 1 v
see- t tional plan, recommended by thd president, and
who : his information relative to the'treasurv laws of i
, V T."- now in some 1789, and ihe probable operation of thesub
m to pan end to the c onvention o 181-27. treasury ill reLted at the present slslo
r l" x nicni cur ime was not clear to 54
iM4,ami mi man could mike it clear, unless he
on HJiriu reiauons nao inougiu proper
troduce his resolution,' and I hope he wilj
Aipr, Hail j und
night list wc had a 1
snowr nd hale.J Tic-,
from it ie North about
ten.it jccame! comj i
But perhaps ! Wednesday mornin-1 !
the editor does mean something when he ! covered tothe depth ;
. . . . . I . . I
. I 1 .' m - m TTt . I U 1. I . r ...
says ii is wun " peculiar pride, occ. 1 er- anu t air, unu nij- ,
haps it is intended to couple with the name bout lalf inch of ice,
ofthe nominee, all theglorious names and susta a the weight of
characters which figure in the glorious put ori their skate
deeds which, on the
der Mecklenburg so
igurc in the glorious put ori tneir sK.'ttrs
page of history, ren- . through the stree ts, (
glorious. Perhaps, ' ped nnd fell) ; w Li! t
1 - ft I, ' T ---.V(s v
rl ' )Ver1aUT,e u no man wool was also reported and laid over.
rely upon discoverv alone t uprum A,llhh. i 41 1 ..' ... - T. " T
IV hnl tafrti 1 1
ported at the present session of
resoition relative t the duties on coarse
was also reported and laid over.
Also absolution calling tinrj information as
He had voted tor
regre.t that the chairman of lhe committee ! annexation, and so had the western Democratic
1 tbrejjjn relations had thought proper Co in- I members.
not j INov he would not say that any bargain had jt is to be told to the people that Green buck? ofthe town c!
; been made unon this subiect. but the enemies :.; ht . 1 t .1 n 1 ! a J:I V - ...i.i ...r,
rr 1 , t ,i , 1 ..1 1 1 c . i . - , ' ' .. , . . v . iaiuweil is 01 me same vouuiy wnicn , uirctuwu u.. wuat:a
iixi.ivncn s:iiii ne nrid nra open witrinur n r t tii lam
prehension tbat even this1 proposition mighjt en-.1 South obtained Texas, they would not vote f..r Save mrl to the hero of Urleans, to Ame- accompanied by the J
counter opposition in the senate, but be hajd not Oregon. Was this true ? He knew that the ;;rican Independence, and to James K. Polk pleas nt, and rno-t of
supposed that :the mere introduction of it Would tWo South Carolina! Senators had defeated the randson of Ezekiel Polk ! President ! pleaskntly.
meet with opposition. It was not his intention ; Oregon bill at the last session of Congress. p .i" ir ,1 ylno. nA u i ' t r I
to enter upon Uhe sulyect at this time fthe Mr. Holmes of S. C. called to ordeV fbr al- !tof United States; and that he has in-. j " II-
than t, make a single remark iin reference, to i lusions to the Senate in violation ofthe rule, jjherited the greatness of these. No doubt j Look out for. Count
whnt ltnd (nlipn f mm tli. onnni.m r., t2..U i iif t:l.i.: .l -j .l. i. il.L t . ' 1 r ii ', ... n.1 1
.... w av imiui Hum Kfuiiwi . r. Aiooais, in me vnair, saiu me rcinaiKs fine iocos iry 10 gei uvt .1 ureeze 01 wouiu UOWeillo ucc:
were not out of order. ; this sort such means afiord them a " ;- Counterfeit notes 0:1 1
Mr. x anceV of Ala. called upon the memier i j r 1 1 .. u I ., ,. ; ,
from Illinois io state whom he meant when he iCulwr Pndi aild triumphs by such, a p- of North Carolina.
It UMl tlhtiinr lit if V linr.x f
;r . 1 . t' " 1 ' v iq in leg discov
ery and settlement conflicted fa. they did irilthis
-rase,' we1 we re lound to compromise the iLun
daries' Wivvjeen. nations, unless we chos 5 to
J settle tjiem by tho s word, as the Ixaindari ?s of
j most nations had been Settled upon this cpnii.
. IICIU. 1 j i
i 'MrT;argued that thp title of Great Britain
, Io the i'oliiirry on Fraz er's river was just as
fj. good ai plirs, if not better to the other parts of
. tkejcuuatry; It was clear, however, thak so
f long at the convention of 1818 continued, there
, cou.d bo no settlement of this question. . After
i negotiating for Uventy.se veil vc irs alout a title,
; Mnd consnruig to extend both settlements Uur
! fff :.l?at mne, it did not become us ti say that
y our tithi 4as clear. Wb were, however, ho w
V prepar.d to go into the territory and to colohlzc
J Jt. fjTho Jime, therefore was proper for doling
Vithe conveiitioti and givii g the iiotice. v r f
'Mr. 7advIcated the giving of the Snot'icU in
rthe manner proposed by 'the member from Xla-
bsina, (Mr. liilliard) empowering the PrcsiWt
fluencelofthe executive of the! United Smte.
Objected io' and laid over. ; ;
A bill to construct a military road to Fort
Adams in Newport R. I, t
Besolutiions from the legislature of; Vermont
were; ofiered by Mr. Collamer, of Vt., calling
ior IUC restoration Ot tuor liratdnnnn. totA
by . the Green Mountain, bora in the battle of
A resolution of inquiry was also ofiered, pro.
Ping a ship cannal in Florida! Also, a reso
lutjon in Reference to the pi blication of the un
pubhshedf papers of Barnes Madison.
A resolution wa nffl.r oSn:- ! .t.
I I -mjiuhw UUUII toe
revolntiomnrv tut..: ... . 0 r
j y ..yvu committee to report as to
the propriety of g,via2 pension to thClA.
of revolutionary tsokhW niarAed ttr itqa
and befbje jlSOO, The resolun'on was object
ed to and lies over, f t fet f -1
- Mr, Tibhats reported ahill appropriating 820,
000 for the, improveraent of the! harbor at Cin
cinnati and Covington and Newport:
, iiioiwu wsmaae to refer j toe bin to the
commutes pn commerce f 4,
Mr. I A. said that gentleman appeared to think
that Congress ought to remain silent and leave
me 1 rcsiuem uiijporiea in me declaration ne
1 .1 1 1 .. . . i
uau mane in pis message on this important sub
ject. What would then be the case? The
President communicates certain facts and an.
nouuees the principle which ought to govern the
U. States injthe matter. Havinjr addressed
insinuated that there was a bargain.
Mr. Houston of Ala. called upon the gentle
man to specify, as there were some of us' who
designed to go for the notice.' Such imputations
were not becoming! and it was due to all that
addressed i ,De gentlemaii should particularize when he
himself to Congress, as required by his oath, if; made such charges.
Consress should remain silent.-that Kiine Mr. Chanman of Ala. also called Mr. Went-
- y ; I
would pa a proclamation to all the powers of 1 worth -to order for his allusions to the tsouth
Europe that the principle laid down is ndt re
cognized by the people ofthe 17. States. (The
rwi.jwt ii uciimc congress unuer circumsiances
which will make the silence of Congress a.
mount to a negotiation ofthe principle laid down
: M r. : Calhoun objected io the manner in which
the resolution had been introduced, being on
the responsibility of the ! Chairman alonejand
not enianating from the Committee on Foreign
Relations. He thought this wis sufficient rea.
son fbr not receiving it jAll ofthie CoainiUtee
on Foreign Relations were appealed to onja by
one to sustain , this position. U t t ; j
; M r. Jarnagan moved that the motion for leave,
to introduce the resolution be laid ion ihe table
and. Mr. We Ut worth speedily backed out of
them. ;The external pressure was too strong
for him, and he yielded to others, meaning to
insinuate what he dared not assert.
The House for the neit hour was convulsed
with laaghter at the expense of Mr. Chipman
of Michigan, who went the whole for manifest
destiny inevitable destiny the whole ot Ore.
gon, anjd other things' in proportion, j He pro
mised that the people of Michigan would take
Canada1 in ninety days, and if the people else,
where Aid not; like that they would surrender it
and take it ninety days again.
The ifloor Was given to Mr. Cook ri Tenn.,
after which the Committee rose and the House
adjourned. ' ! - 1 !
Thf finer nf Tlnnnnemev-bfnrinr nnnn A fntlr! dnllnr bill V. ;
its spotless folds Do you really think, since in this town. I
Mr. Standard, that your flag is spotless? ; Branch ofthe above
We read upon its folds repudiation of ted a id whole on c
j honest debts;" the violation ofthe Consti- ! ly printed particu! :
ponging ; the pocketing of bills to prevent j' printed and not writ:
their passage ; the New Jersey case ; an-1 J - ; 1
ti-rent-ism ; Dorrism ; and wc also read up-1 Vu -gorily. It is a
on it the names of Swartwout, Price, and King of .Kings, as w
Harris, with'other distinguished purloin- ! the feelings of other
and we even see upon it an army of j in vulgar words and
blood hounds ! fon the Florida service
Do you call' that a spotless flagt Look
again look to jyourwn aesenpuon oi
the Locofoco Party previous !to your join
ing them, and you will read upon its flag
!all these and many other things as polla-
tinS. : !- If ' 1 ! :
to company but they
- r J mm t it
mty to display tncir
and tflensive gum
f!htifh nf ChrNt h i
guilty of it. If tl ry
I thou God nearest c -