North Carolina Newspapers

    tlu- prc'VisicMis v-1' llif ;u I to find thc'ii
vrn\ to ;ciicr:il Unowlcii^e lliruui;ii tlic
ahn:)nol> of coiDnurcial iiit’ormation.”
It is ccrlainly iriic lliat the act of
is in terms indcjinite. It applic.a
to all nations ; but it by no means fol
lows, as you state, that if the act IkuI
been communicated to one, it must be
communicated to all. Here aj^ain you
are misled by the continued delusion a-
i)Out the complaint. But, seriously
Kxtnict of .1 letter from an ofiiccr of tlic Mexi-
cun sqiiatlrori, puljliblied in the National Ga
zette, Outcd “ i.iHEiiTAiap, April 20, lfl27.
“ li is roally amusinj; to read the va-
lious i.iewspapei- accounts ol' the opera-
ii(3ns of our hcjuaflron. People a thousand
iiiilcb uiV uttfrnpt lo know atid explain
every thing. The luCl is, that we on
. , , N . *11 Ijourd only know that ;.n order lias been
•what can be more prepo:>terous than the . i i . i i . i
- r r _ ) Issued when that older lias been execu-
.sug^estion, that Ilussia, and Prussia, and
Holland, for instance, would have taken
it in dudgeon, had you communicated
.to the American Government an n. l
Avhich bore on the subject niaUer of an
existing negotiation with that jj;overn-
.’nent, althou|j;h you did not at the same
time communicate it to them and othor
i^overnments, with whom ycu had no
tfrecu u hy and i i.»»-
drrlakcn llit iii\ a>iu!i of Spiihi. ’I I'.e
death of Alexander uiVorded the country
considerable relief; and the small stales
have begun to assume a tone of indepen
dence in conducting their own concerns,
which they will ere long carry with them
into the federal congress. In the jirinci-
palilies of Bavaria and VVurtemi)urgh,
the people are strongly united wiih iheir
Whatmorenaluralauilobviouscroiind . , , ,
•• 4* 111 I* 1*1 I  I S I > ii t (_ I » (' (1 to V t* •
Oi c iscnmination CDiiid be desired, than \ . ,
, ^ ’ ,, I Irutn . dri; will,
tjiat ol romniuniL'atirm; the aels to alii ,
. , , V* , , , , called . ' ./ . 
;.^overn:iieiils willi whieh vou had pend- I ,
led. Vou may be satisfu'd that v\ e have
not been idle, v. hen 1 inform \ou that
noiwitbsiunding the blockade of Lu!>r)icle
we have sent out small cruizers at pleas
ure, and could wlicnever we pleated, go
oul ourselves. 'I'lie prizes we have r.ap-
ttired and destroyed ainount in iiuinber
to iVicn'v one, soaic of :h\.ui very valua-
l)le. ' .
A brig worth I V),000 was captured j who have hereteloi'e supported hini ; and
b\ the iJravo a lew days since, and lias i ihe I'reach . > ie has been retained by the
f;OI Ll.CiU
At B'>vvloin College, in the blate ol
Maine, the students have lately shown
themselves somewhat refractory lo the
discipline of the pla.te. One of their
number was suspended eighi or ten days
for some oiVence, and his class fioding the
sentence not to agree with their views ol
the justice of llie case, resolved to do
^ ^ ^ something really worthy of punishment.
govenit'nenis, and are therefore the more j Their first demonstration ot a riotous
secure agaiiis: the influence of Austria, disposition was nnade by procuring a bar-
Chaiiges are proposed by their adminis- j rel of tar, to which they set fire in the
trations, for ibe purpose of reducing the i night near the college buddings, and
public expenses J and, as they are sub-1 danced round it jelling like savages,
iiiittt'd to the coii.iTiunes, they are of j After this ceremony, which seems to
course adopted. Measures for the bene-1 have been intended as a kind of declara-
lit of commerce are willingly atlvocated tion of war, they proceeded to actual hos-
by the chamhers ; and the interests of the lilities. A (juantity ot powder was placed
people are more cofisnlted. under the tutor’s chair with a train lead-
M. ,M,-..crnich, vith his doctiines of in^Mo and »hile he »as hearing th«r
l!„: , iBh-..i i.r aOsoluie powers, is losing lessons, Ihe tra.i. was set oi. hre, and the
I'lLiUi l’.«c C0l.u:« ilCU*.
ricssrs. Goodwin and Co.^T
ground vi-iih the Prussian government,
C.i iiz.
me; on the sul'jecl matter
of the acts, and not conimuiiicating them
tw> any others?
Without pretending to accuratc infor
mation on this subject, I much doubt
vvhtther the United States were not the
only power with which you had a ne
gotiation 'jiending on this subject, at
this time.—And what gorernment
w’ould be so idle and umbrageous as to
cavil at your sending us an act, w hich
">.vasto stand in lieu (and a singular sub
stitute) of the redemption of your pledge
to renew the negotiation ?
But I go farther. You say, in the
next paragraph, that some other govern
ments have availed themselves of the
act of 1825. Reasoning upon ordinary
principles of political probability and
the natural course of. proceeding in
such a case, I have not the least doubt
that in every instance in which a foreign
government has accepted the provisions
of these acts, those provisions have been
the subject of diplomatic communica
tion fronni your Ministers and Charge
d^Aft'airs to such foreign governments.
Is it possible that the Secretaries of
State at Mexico and at Bogota have un
ravelled those acts of Parliament, with
iheir unaided knowledge of the English
laviguage and the forms of English le
gislation ?
Do you not know that Mr. Peel, (one
of the most intelligent of your late col
leagues, and whose retirement is the
ieaat agreable concomitant circum-
ttance of your elevation,) has said even
of the penal statutes of England, that,
by the time he read through the first
•'icction of one them, he got bewildered
in the interminable maze of repetitions
and legal verbiage, andlostits meanin ‘
And do you tell us gravely that Dr.
Gual and Senor Alaman can take up
your new navigation act, and read it
trippingly, and pass a law corresponding
with its provisions ? Believe me, sir,
?»1r. Ward at Mexico, and your Charge
d’Affairsat Bogota, construed and j)ars
ed it for these Spanish Minister.', every
If you insist on my believing to the
contrary, I can do il on no other ground*
than that of the worthy man of old,
“ because it is impossible.”
Bdt ). find the matter gvowlnj; under
r«iy hand, and 1 must take another occa
sion to treat it farther. Occupied hith-
'.ito in correctiiig your preliminary mis-
r •ateir.eiit'S, 1 have ficarcely touelied uji-
»'n what I v.ould gladly have alone been
ailed to consi'der, in addressing a per
son so pre-eminent as yourself—I mean
the merits of the question.
Meantijiie be pleased to accept, &c.
AN AMliUlCAN Ci llZF'.N.
bet n J)i ;;i
gi-eeled wi.,
proljulion on
Kiiine, in spile of the cxer-
,;,iiiistry for ils destruction.
■ iih this, ihose stales have
stand for u more equal rep-
!i tlie gMvcrnment; and the
jniver.sal suiVrige, so alarm-
•. coiiutVy, has been proposed
! even up to Berlin. The
“ siau-s of tiie Rhine has
u; c! ; but the members were
. KXprt;s->ioiis of public ap-
heir way to their homes.
[A’^ Jhiily Adv.
aveiy I'a-.'. ■ r.-r i
'200 pnsoiu'i s. i re.iM i't i-j v.v ti) *.! v | ■
have not !>eeri able to iiegotia'e t >. !
chatige, aiiu liujn. ;'(/i e huve !)(mn (iii'.lt i i
the neresi'ity of si-ticlni;; inaiiv oi'tlur.e | .'■
we Ifave taken lo \'era (^ruz, Vive:. !m:.
acted with \ei y liltle. n’gurci to liie iritet -
ests of llie Isl.itid, as many of the pri-jon-
ers are cajjiains of e.oasiini;; vessels, and
their placescaiiiKJt be easii\ fdled. I'hev
have taken a Iieuletiaiu and aiidsiiiprnan j Trom tar- CiiRiiiiiati, ((Jluu) licgister. May 14_
of ours, with a boai’b cr'-v,- of ten rncn. j iVeat —We stated, sometime
They wererisetiu})on hythe prisonersiiu-) siiu e, thai tlie steam boat Tecumseh had
taken in nuinbci', diul amoiig . ujjjd,. tpjp Orleans to Louis-
them six captains,) and taken to .Havana,, viile, in n’.ae davs and four hours. This
where they are ti faied w’ell. \\ «■ carry | vvas a perfornjaiice never erjualled up lo
on a most annoying system of warfare | ihai time. 'I'he Lady Washington arri-
we enter their rivers anri harbours, burn I vod iVcitii Louisville on Saturday evening
their vessels at their anchnra'>e, land, j J;.si, anrl brings intelligence lhat ihesteam
march into the country, and play thtm j h.j^i IIutiireKS had just arrived in eight
all sorts ol pranks. | utid eleven hours, from port lo pori!
The Spaniards do not know what tl.ei w'l.-n it is considered that the distance
deuce to make of .it, and are getting ex-j is i yjo miles, and thai the cnrrent of the
ceedingly alarmed; they, know not where
it will end. I am told that greui dissat
isfaction exists with regard to Laborde,
who has actually done nothing but re
main oft'this harbour with a forte so ve
ry superior that it would have been folly
in us in the extreme to have hazarded an
action. Besides, it does not accord vviih
the views of Government or our own to
do so at present, except with considerable
The Mexican Government is highly
pleased with all our operations, and our
Commodore has received compliments
and assurances without number,and whai
is more, whatever funds he may think
proper to draw or send for, and uiilimii-
ed power over all the .elements of the Na
Bolivar as n Financier.—A letter lies be
fore us written by an American at Porto
Cabello, dated ihe'J Uh ult. which furniih-
(“s the following information as lo the
Liberator’s noiion of raising the ways
and means to meet il».- del)t of the coun
try. The extract is given literally.
“Lately bolivar has laid an Aleavalla
duty on all produce, say 5 per cent, on
the valuation, which ii> taken from tlie
current sales. IJc has also laid a tax of
g-100 on all merchants transacting com
mission busitiesh—on all retail dry good
stores one of 150—and on smaller esiub-
lishments, one of Irom RbO lo SlOO per
annuii). ,
“These taxes will produce a revenue
of from three to g Kooo.ono. IJc has dis
charged all military oHLcers oiV duly,
giving them a preference in civil employ
ments, when they have capacity to lill
them—/:(• has reduced the present pay
one half—uliolished the reception of
Government paper for a season in the
cusiom houses—and, in fact, has made
such alterations as will in nine months
pay the interest, if noi part of the princ.-
pal of ihe naiiutial debt. More lliaii
two hundred di.>*ariected persons have
M:;,si.ssippi is a vei y rapid on«v this voy
age must be viewed as one of the most
rtinarkable exhibiuons of speed ever re
A passenger on board the Huntress,
just arrived in the Lady Washington,
stales to us that the Huntress lost ten
hours by fog. The Lady Wa'shington
ieft Cincinnati on Saturday eveniiig, tak-
int_; on some of the passengers from Or
leans, who will by this means reach Pitts-
burj; in about thirieen days from the cap
ital of Louisiana. For the information
of our Atlantic friends, we state the fact
iliat before the introduction of steam
l)oats, or u'ithin turlie ijiars, a good boat
required at least six weeks to dcscmd[rom
Piltsburg to New Orleans, and 4 months
lo gel back. A friend of ours, an enter-
l)ribing steam boat captain, says he has
pledged himself to clo.'sp. the season by
performing the trip in eig/ii days. It can
be done by ihrce or four boats now run-
.d singular J'rrdirf.—An action of libel
was recently li ied in 'i'helford, Kngland,
in which the plainiifu a Miss Wood,
prosecuted the defendant, Uelf, for pub
lishing a handbill, charging her with
fraud and riishontsty : there was also an
allegation for sjiecial damage. After
many hours s*f)ent in the iiivestigalion,
nnd an able charge from the judge, the
jiiiy consulted for about a quarter of an
hour, and returned ihe following singular
terdicl : — We find the plainliir
ttj, u!)d we find the damages for her one
hundred and JiJtij pouiids !” [This jury
verm to have ojjt ned their mouths for the
r>ame pui fjose that the Irishman in lios-
ton opened his cidlar window, to let the
darkness oul.^
Sir John Co|)ley, wbo has risen to such
disiinction in Kngland, and is now Lord
Chancellor, is a native of Boston, Sc is the
i.(in of our justly celebrated painter, the
Julc JoliQ bingletga Copley, H. A.
-V. It. i'/ircmcle.
Jin Extract.—If of iwo fruits one was to
be aniiihi+uted, which would you be most
vvilliiii^ to spate, the Orange or A|)ple t
—of two minerals, Gold or Iron.^—of two
Slones, the Dramond or Mm-slone of
• \To Li(;ui(^'?, Wi"^ or
^ I f
Quincy Hail Rond.—This first work of
the kind in the Union is now in the full
tide of successful operation, and is daily
visited by many persons, both from the
city and abroad. The road from Boston
leading through Dorchester and Milton
to Quincy, passes directly across the rail
road, and so great bus been the number
Slopping to survey il.e enterprize, who
sought lor refreshment, that a citizen liv
ing near the point of intersection has
been induced lo convert his little dwell
ing into a house of entertainment. Four
carriages in a train, loaded with the
weight of lifty tons, are drawn by two
horses, and with much more ease than
they return empty. Immense quantities
of stone are now conveyed to the landing
on NepoHsei river, and must soon be in
creased, as several new carriages are
gentleman, suddenly enveloped in fiames
and smoke, fled for his life. Soon afier
the chapel bell, which had so long an
noyed ihese young worthies by its impor
tunate summons to prayers Sc recitations,
was taken down and it is suppufcd thrown
into the river. A a variety oi other
pranks was played, but vigilant inqui
ries being set on foot to discover the
ringleaders in these disturbances, three
of them have been sent away, and the re
mainder are beginning lo be satisfied.
llcsolntion.—A lad who carries the mail
between Vergennes and Poultney, in Ver
mont, coming to one of the rivers where
ihe bridge had been swept away, and
where the iorrent was still of a fearful
depth, secured the mail to his body,
plunged his horse in, and swam througti.
On being as.ked why he had ventured up
on so hazardous an experiment, he re
plied with genuine yankee sang fi-oid—
Why, there is a fine if we don’t deliver
the mail in season, and I guess they don’t
get their fifty dollars out of me, and be
darn’d to them.
Dreadful Accidciit.—On Saturday night
last, while two little boys of the lown
were at some play or other, one of them
expected to frighten liis companion by
snapping (what he thought} an empty
pistol at him—but, most melancholy to
relate, the pistol was loaded and the con
tents lodged in the bosom of his compan
ion, of which he exjiired in about tlirce
hours. It was Albert A. Leckie, son of
Kobt. G. Leckie, Esq. of this place. 11
was an amiable and sprightly boy, just
attaining maturity—he was near 15 years
of age, wc believe.—Baton Rouge pa^er.
But little doubt appears to be enter
tained, that the wife of Whipple was ac
cessory to his murder. The Rochester
Telegraph says, **it was, we recollect,
an ill-sorted marriage, but we never an
ticipated such appalling fruits as these
from it. Mrs. Wliipple was the orphan
grand-daughter and ward of an illiberal
miserly old churl, by whom she was
denied ihe advanta^TC of society and edu
cation to which her fortune entitled her
Her property, it is fair to presume, at
tracted suitors, from all whom, howev
er, it was understood, her guardian sc-
cluded her. She grew impatient of re
Ktraint, and an union was hastily arrang
ed between her and Mr. W’hippie, by i
female friend, and ihe parties eloped to
Vermont aivd were married* If our con
jectures should prove to be correct, and
we fear they are but too well founded,
the niggard guardian of Mrs. W. will
have a fearful responsibility resting upon
him. Had she been properly educated,
all these horrors would have been avert
ed, for she was naturally mild and amia
ble. Mr. Whipple way about 25 and
Mrs. ^V, about 15 when they were mar
ried, iu 1817.’
the medium of your widely circulatinp:
paper, 1 offer the lollowing facts for Ui^
good of all whom it may concern.
I have been troubled by Intemperance
for a number of years, on a large scale
and after my best elVorts to reform ha(i
failed, I deterinined to visit the justly
celebrated Doctor Chambers, at the Uuf,
gers Medical College, Duanc-streei, New
York. I made my case known to the
Doctor, and manifesied-my doubis of a
cure being effected,- which he said |,o
could remove ; he did so—and in five
short days, declajcd me cured of the dis
, Before leaving, 1 express»*d to him
my fears and dread of a relapse; to whicl!
he replied, that he thought there was nr>
danger of it. The result thus far, I find
be, that all desire for ardent spirits is
entirely removed, as if I had never seen
or tasted of any, and my health inucii
improved. The expence of obtaiuinir
this cure has not been as much as that of
regular tipler in three month.s, ora ger.-
teel tipler in one. liENJ. BOLLE^.
Hartford, Mav !S, iSC7.
A St. Louis (Missouri) paper says, it
was but the early part of last winter
noticed the discovery,on the Osage river
of an immense quantity of Burr MilUiune*
pronounced by the best judges to Ijc e-
qual lo those of France ; and a few days
since we were presented w'ith two pieces
of the genuine Gypsum, or Plaster oi'
Paris, found on the Femme Osage creek
in St. Charles county, about fifty mdth
west of this plcc.
A man was killed lately in Alleghany
township, while engaged in the danger
ous attempt to act as mediator between a
husband and wife when quarrelling.
Counterfek half dollars of different
nearly completed, and will be put on the circulation in x\ew York
road in a few days. It has been suppos- extreme left point of the sprig held
ed by many that the B. H. M. Association
. 'vas supplied Irom these quarries
shot in Cuuuitia and Apure, and j by this new means of conveyance ; but
Gen. Paez has carried all before him u?
executing Bolivar’s decrees, lie is des
perate, and strict to every order of ihe
'I'he writer of the above, is a plain, fair
man—a‘nd his statement is remarkalile on
several accounts.—l irst, as commuicat-
•whe blocks conveyed to Hunker Hill, tho’ i
in abundant supplies, form but a small
part of the weight transported on the
rail road. Much of the stone, we are in-
I'ormed, is used in this city and transport
ed to other and distant places, at a hand-
, some profit to ih>- company concerned,
ing, as v\e believe, the hrst intelligence ol i Several accidents have happened, such as
the very decisive steps o Bolivar, in.x-| n^e loss of horses and injury of machin-
acting-lor so it must be ealled-sup-1 n-y, all of which may bererfu-r be pre
vented as the jjersons engaged actjuire
experience iu constructing and managing
the carriages.—Ihnton J'niViHcr.
lies. Secondly, as shov\ing, by ilie
natural reference to B-olivar, and to him
alone, as the author of all measures, thai
he is the only power in Colombia ; and,
thirdly, as jus.tifying liy the fact of the
execution, by iwi hundreds, of the disaf
fected—a word of large import—the cau
lion to which v,e have i>efore referred, of
our correspondents a». Laguayra, in wiih-
holiling their names from iheir leiters.
Altogether, ihe slate of Colombia is far
from satisfactory. .X J*. Jimeriean.
Gcrmmy.—Wc remarked last w eek, on
ihe authority of a late Paris paper, that
the poliiical face of things in Germatiy
had begun to appear mure favorable, or
rather more promising. Several facts
are slated to give countenance to this
idea. The system ot the Holy Alliance
is considered as haviiij;; j)ressed most
hejrrily on Germany in tLe year ISCJ,
when ih? of Ii;t!v had been
American /Irtints.—A paragraph in the
in the claw of the Eagle, terminates, in
ihe genuine coin, in two leaves, partly
upon each other ; in the counterfeit it
bears the appearance of a single leaf with
a notch in the end.
In New York city there arc !2 daily
newsj)apers, eight of which are issued
in tho morning and four in the eve-
ning. The whole continent of Europe,
with a populatian of ICO millions, does
not suppori half the number of public
journals as are issued in tha U. Slates.
'I'he annual aniount of ardent spirits
consumed in the U. States, is not less
than 45,000,000 gallons, which, suppos
ing the drinking population to be a mill
ion persons, would give them an allow-
lasi Mumber ol Niles’ llti^nsier sidles, mat | ance of a pint of ardent spirits per day
an elegant br(jad cloth power loom, of —
New-\ o! k manufacture, was shipped last
month lor England for one of the Leeds
lactories. Some machinery, made by
Mr. (iilbert Brewster, which has been
Lamentable Occurrence.—On Thursday a Mr. Dobbins, aged 62, was
mat ried to a Mrs. Hickman, a widow la
dy, blessed with an entailed property of
sent, by order, to Prussia, has been so ten children. No cause was assigned for
much approved of tliat he has received!
Iresh orders tor the supply of a number
of his own machines, and oiher machin
ery tor the manulaciure of cottun and
The mail bag in the W'estern part of
New ork, lately toi)k tire. Tife driver
succeecl^jj^i cx'i!’jTT-;v}M,,jr it, bA-.t'iing it
will) vufe;-
the rash acticn.
iV. i:
Boring.-^ I \\^y are boring lor Coal in
South Hadley, (Mass.) Should tjie boie
wliich they are using prove to bo too
short, the New-\ork (Courier rcrom-
mends that they take ctie of tiie C ongres-
sional Speeches_of last winter; it would
be long enough to. scir/.cl: I;-..!- of
he u:iri''C'de.'. "1_
Messrs. Editors:—As the Presidential
canvass of IH-S begins to create consid
erable excitement throughout the Uni
ted Slates, and especially as the friends of
Gen. Jackson ticem to be indefatigable
in their exertions to secure his election,
we think it would well comport with the
standing and the respectability of iht
friends of the existing Administration, tu
call a meeting or meetings for the pur
pose of adopting such measues as may be
deemed nececessary in ))romoting a re-
electicnof our present Chief Magistra.e.
Manv, no doubt, will decry such a pre
position as vain and visionary, un'’ rihe
impression that the friends of Mr. Ad
ams arc not sufhciently numerous tuj'i;-
tify such a procedure; but I prulVss,
Messrs. Editors, to know somethinr di'
the popular sentiment in regard to il.e
approaching important election, in sev
eral sections of Norlh-Carolina, and I
hazard nothing in saying, that the frier,Js
of Mr. Adams are suflicient in nuinUr
lo justify such a measure, and that if
they display that zeal and activity in pro
moting his views which the oppositiou
forces here have long exhibited for Geii.
Jackson, we may reasonably hope tint
the Administration will' yet triumph ia
North-Carolina. At any rale, we feel dis
posed to try our strength, let the contcst
eventuate as it iiiay. We will therefore,
at all events, form a ticket in this state for
Mr. Adams, for the purpose of giving
him an equal chance with his coinpe:i*
tor; as we believe that the actije and
zealous exertions of his friends will make
him the successful candidate in North-
Carolina. Mr. Adams has influential
I'riends in every section of the state, and
nothing bat their influence is now want
ing to secure success.—Nothwithstatid-
ing tl^e constant exertions of the opposi
tion party for their favorite, strong indi
cations of discontent and dislike, poliu-
cally speaking, are perceptible even iri
the neighborhood where General Jack
son’s friends are most numerous. Hid’-
erto, the friends of Mr. Adams have not
made that stand for him in this Stale
which we had a right to expect, yei w
confidently hope that the lime is iioidii^
lant, when they will be aroused lron»
their lethargy, and-set seriously to v.or..
in tl'.e cause of that great man who
directs the f'esiiny of our common
try IJut notwithstanditig the haCi.
wardness of Mr. Adams’s friends Jt
North Carolina, we speak coniulti'''"
when we say, that they are rcspec,ia^t^>''
point of nuiiiliers. I none districtin
State, in which we are ;\cqtjairi‘.td, "
know that .Mr. Adams has a
jority. It is highly piobalde that il't."
are other districts in tlie State lu '
he has majorities.— \\’e ask iiothin?;
the zealous exertions of his friends j'’ -’'-
cure him the vote of the Slate—atid .
aid we ask, bccause we feel well asiu“^‘
that it will be given. The wi^lom a')|i
uniform I'.rmncss with which M'"; '
ams has discharged his duty while n>
Presidi-iitial C’hair, alone,
aniee to him the support of the
for a l e-clection. P/ut an oi gaiii'i^d, ai
we say, an unpriii' ipled opposition, _
existed against Mr. Adanis ever sui
his election bv the House ot
lives. We chll it unprincipled, becau
it is devoid of reason ov princij)
It i.-) lie V U ill | _ • , I •()
would seem that a wliole lile
seem mui. a •••- -- ^
the service of his cotaitry, is ‘
cient to shield him from the
aspersions of the opposition,
i'hev li') '
, salvo-b-y sayiug, that
lis administration of llie Geueia
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