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CILmLOTTE, JV. a TUESDAY, JILT 3, 1827.
[NO. 137.
I’UIJLISHEU WEKKI.Y
By LEMUEL BINGHAM,
Jt Three Dollars a year^ paid in advance.
No paper will be discontinued, unless at the
oiscretion of the editor, until all arrearages are
paid.
Advertisements will be inserted at the usual
rules. Persons sending in advertisements, are
requested to note on the margin the number of
insertions, or they will be continued until forbidi
and charged accordingly.
T\\e Wi\kcs\)0T0’ \lote\
S now open and amply porvid-
ed for the accomodation ofvis-
, iters. Its local situation on the
illey of the Yadkin, nearly cen-
traTbetween the Hlue Ridge and the Brushy
Mountain, is picturesque, healthful and inviting.
Add to this, a pure and salubrious atmosphere,
fxccllent water, the agreeable society of a plea
sant village, spacious and commodious rooms,
a well supplied Icc-House, and but little would
fceni wanting to insure the traveller a few
^v'eeks ri.pobe and enjoyment among the Moun
tains.
The subscriber has been accustomed to this
r.ne of business in one of our northern cities;
and he assures those disposed to favor him with
a call, that no exertion .shall be wanting, on his
part, to render them comfortable.
The lines of Stages fi\ni Salt ni to Knoxville,
and from Cheraw to NVilkesboro’, stop at the
Hotel, affording an easy access to the above es
ta'olishment. Fare, five cents per mile—Way
passengers six and a quarter cents.
G. V. MASSEY.
AVilkesboro’, N. C. April 22, 1827.—8t35.
YaluftVkfc riawtalion
FOR SALE.
dBini;
ofl'crs
HE subscriber, in
contemplation of his
removal to another state,
ofl'ers for sale the farm
whereon he now resides, 3 miles from the vil
lage of Charlotte, and containing about 900
acres, equal in fertility of soil, to any body of
land within the county. On the above tract
there is a two iitory dwelling-house, and other
improvements; a snfliciency of land openforthe
mployment of between 20 and 30 hands, a
great proportion of which land has been clear
ed within a few years.
Terms will b»: accommodating, and made
known by application to the sul)scribc r.
WM. J. POLK.
Mecklenburg Co. May 29, 1827.—4t36
Xew Watc\\es &
Thomas Trotter ^ Co.
Respectfully informs the public that
they have recviivedund offer for sale a few
gold and silver patent lever Watches, (gentle
men and ladies) a few good plain Watches,
warranted; gentlemen and ladies’ gold Chains,
Seals and Keys ; some handsonie Breast Pins,
Finger Uings, Ear Wings, Pearl and Filigree,
and Paste in setts, kc. &c. ; all or any part of
which we will sell low for cash.
Clocks and Watches repaired at the shortest
notice, and warranted to perform. Cash given
for gold and silver.
N. U. We expect to receive in a short time
some elegant Military and plated Goods, Lc.
Charlotte, May 14, 1827.—30
\Valc\ies &
THOMAS TROTTER & CO.
ri^AKES this method to in-
X form the public, that
they have opened a shop in
Charlotte, in the house lately
occupied by Doct. Samuel
Henderson, on the north :»ide
of the Court-House, where
they are well prepared to re-
I pair all kinds of
sc ©lotfes,
at the shortest notice. They hope, by a con
stant attention to business, to merit the public
patronage. They have on hand and for sale,
the following articles :—
(ientlemen’s gold patent lever Watches;
I/.iilies’ do. do. do.
i^ilver lever and plain ' do.
Chains, Seals and Keys, Slides and Rings;
Breast Pins, Finger Rings, and Ear Ringi;
Silver Table and 'I’ea Spoons ;
Soup Ladles and Sugar Tongs;
Silver Spectacles, green and white, to suit
all ages;
Military Buttons, Lace and Epaulctts;
Ladies’ W'ork Boxes and Reticules ;
Bags and Clasps; Thiniblts, !kc. Hic. he,
17*
Pay tip your Tacces for 1856.
All persons liable to pay a Town Tax for
the year 1826, are requested to call on the
subscriber and discharge the same without de
lay. Should any fail to pay the .-iniount due
from them, by the 10th day of July, warrants
of distress will be immediately issued against
them, without rcsnect to persons.
GREEN KENDKICK, Town Treasurer.
Charlotte, June 14, 1827.—2t36
[From the Boston Patriot.]
LETTER V.
To the Right Honorable George Canmng, First
I.ordofthe Treasury, tiC:
SiK.—I DOW proceed to compare what
really took place in the Senate of the
United State;'*, in the first session of the
nineteenth Congress, with your account
of it. Were that account as correct as
it is strangely otherwise, it would be a
highly censurable procedure in you, to
endeavor, by u historical detail of what
passed in one branch of the American
Legislature, to prove that the Ameri
can Executive understood that which it
assures you it did not understand.
Had Mr. Clay, by ah elaborate state
ment of the progre.ss of some measure
in the House of Lords, endeavored to
satify Mr. Vaughan that you understood
a particular point in a particular way,
which you had over and over again as
sured the American Government you
did not so understand, would you not
have hesitated whether to kindle at the
impertinence, or smile at the want of
good manners, implied in such a proce
dure ? But I proceed to your statement.
Early in the Session of Congress of 1825-6, a
petition from Baltimore was presented to both
Houses of the American Legislature, in which
petition it was distinctly pointed out, th.it the
British act of Parliament of July, 1825, had not
only manifested the readiness of this country to
remove all discriminating duties, but also to
permit American ships to clear out from British
Colonies, not, as theretofore, to the ports of
the United States only, but to all |)arts of the
world, (the United Kingdom and its dependen
cies alone excepted.)
The petition, with equal distinctness, invited
the attention of the American Legislature to
the conditions on which these advantages
might be secured to the United States, and
prayed for the removal of the several restric
tions imposed by the American act of 1823, not
w/itVe the discriminatmg duties re
mained. So far from supposing that
the act of 1825 presented to us this al
ternative (and it is the whole drift of
your argument to prove that this was
understood) they expressly state it as
their hope that “the ports of Halifax,
St. Johns, and New Brunswick, had
been closed hy a 7nisconstructimi of the
act of 6 George IV’'. cap. Il l,” and as
their belief that this act loas meant
ONLY to oblige the vessels of this coun
try and of others imposing like restric
tions on British ve.vsels, to kftuun
DIRKCT TO TIIEIR OWN PORTS.” I beg
your close attention this point; and if
you will not give it, I beg the close at
tention of my countrynicn afid all im
partial men to it. t
You adduce this Baltimore petition,
to prove that “the whole purport and
bearing of the act of 1825 was lull before
the eyes of the American Legislature.”
I say nothing of the incongruousness
of the implied suggestion, that a peti
tion from some fifty mercantile houses,
though of the highest respectability,
was to have been received by the Amer
ican Government, as an authentic ex
position of a British law. But I main
tain that the fact of itself, for which the
Baltimore petition is cited by you, is
diametrically otherw’ise than as you
state it.
The purport and bearing of the act of
1825 was, as ive noio understandy
1st. That nations not having colonies
should,on condition of placing the trade
of Great Britain on the most favorable
footing, .be allowed to trade to the Bri
tish colonics, without discriminating
duties, and from those colonies to all
the rest of the world, (the United
Kingdom excepted,) and, 2nd. That
of the discriminating duties only, but of the pro- | nations, MOt complying with this COndi-
hibition of what is called l.y Mr. Gallatin, ‘the j f-hould be whoHy shut OUt fvotn
DOCTORS
li. Watson,
Having associated in the practice
ot Medicine, respectfully tender circuitous intercourse in British shipsthe pe-, t r t' /t /
their services, in the scvcml clcpui’t- titioncrs expressly submittcl to (W)iijji*c ss tlie ’ tfiC ii7*ltistl rr t-6/ llXiLlit \^OlOI\XL8%
ments of-their profession, to the citi- propriety of admitting British vessels, from\ This second part “ of the whole pur-
zens of Charlotte and its contiguous , xchatntr porh, on the same terais as the vessels ' port and bearing” is particularly to be
country. They prom.se punctiiahty 1 ‘ '
and faithfulness, in every applicatun ; and their
charges will be made to correspond with the
hardness of the times.
Charlotte, June 15, 1827.—'• 5
YuWic EiUeTtaiuiweut.
The subscriber informs his friends and the
public, that he has purchased that well
known establishment, lately owned and occupi
ed bv Ur. Henderson, and is now prepared to
entertain travellers and others, who may please
to call on him ; and no exertions will be spared
to render them comfortable, and their stay a-
greeable. His table will be furnished with ev
ery variety which the country atl'ords; his bar
wl’tii the best of liquors ; and his stables with
plenty of provender, and careful servants will
Be in constant attendance.
ROHERT L DINKINS.
Charlotte, April 20, 1826. ‘ *80
The subscribers have entered into copart
nership under the firm of Smith & Boii>.
They have just receiveil a fresh slock of
Dry Goods J Groceries, Hardware, ^'C.
Also, an extensive .assortment of genuine
DRUGS k MEDICINES,
suitable for Physicians, and family purposes;
all of which articlen are now offered for sale, at
a short profit, for Cash.
SMITH h BOYD.
N. B. They have also on hiind a connidcrable
quantity of PAINTS.
May 23, 1827.—’32
liast.JS’oVice.
again request all who stand indebtitd to
me for Goods purchased, to come forward
and pay up. It is utterly out of the fjuestion
for me to give any longer indulgence. 1 will nut
givt* it. J- Bt)\ 1).
May 25, 1827.—V.2
Howse isi EnteTtainmtwl.
ND Stage House, at the sign of the Eagle
L in Charlotte, North-Carolina, by ■
lal36 ROBERT WATSON.
WANTED, at this Office, two hoys, IS or
16 years of age, a» Apprentiees to the
printing Busines.-?.
iJUCTOliS
Thos. L Johnson & Tlios. Harris,
UA\'iNG associated in the practice of MED
ICINE, rcspecifully teniler their strvices,
in the several departineiits of their proll-sion,
to the citi.:ens ol CliurluUc and its contiguous
counUy- They can at all times be found, at
their newly esta’.jiislied shop, on the lot fonn-
rly occupied by Dr. Thomas lleiuli rson, two
hundred yards soutli of the C«url-llousj, ex
cept when prof«!ssloiially i’hiy are
n daily expectation of afresh and genuine as
sortment of Medicine from Pliiluitelphia and
Niw-York.
iS'oViee.
WILL be sold, at the Court-House in
Concord, on the 3d Monday in July
next, by order of the Court o! Pleas and
Qnarler Sessions, one negro man numed
Edinard, w ho was committed to the jail
of the county twelve months ago, and
said he belonged to one Johnson, a trader
in negroes. Said fellow is ot miiKlle
stature, tolerably stout built, and light
color, and is now to be sold according to
act of Assembly, to use of the county
and satisfaction of jail fees, b.c.
J. W. HAMILTON, Sheriff.
Concord, .Ipril 16, 1827. 3mt4U
JUST PUBLISHED, and for sale at this of
fice, “ Strictures on a book, entitled, ‘ Ai
Apology for the Book of Psalms, by Gilbert
Mc.Master.’ To which are added, Keniarsk oti
n book, [by Alexander Gordon] entitled ‘ The
design and use of the Book of Psalms.’" By
HtNu* UeFt.NKU, A. M. With an Appendix
by JmiM M. Wilson, pastor of Rocky River and
I’hiladi'lphia.
Wavi’autt^,
l\r buJe, this
„ r .1 . r.i I I noticed, bccause the understanding of
It appeals from the reports of the proceed-' , » •
ings of Congress that it was against the prayer that point, On the part of the Ameiican
of this petition (but without impeachnient of Government, Is disputed by you, a-
any of its alligations) that the decision of the n-ai,igt Mr. Gallatin and Mr. Clay.
American Leijislaturc, at the close ot the ses- Ct t . .i »iw n
Sion, was taken; it c:u.not be doubted, tlwre-' I aSSCrt that the Baltimore petl-
fore, that the American Legislature had the tioncrs, instead of Understanding the
whole purport and bearing of iLe act of lb2J act of 1825 in this, its whole purport
lull betore iheir eyes. land bearing, understood it 1st. As
The amount of this is, that, on occa- opening the trade, in the manner pre-
sion of a petition from Jialtimore, the i scribed, to the vessels of nations which
question was fairly submitted l.o the A- should put British commerce on the
merican Legislature, wiiether it would ‘ most favoured footing, and, 2iui. As
sanction the acceptance of the terms of, subjecting other nations (and us among
your act of July, 1825, and that a decis-1 them) to countervailing discriminating
j ion in the negative was held by the A- | duties, anti to restricting them to the
mcrican Legislature, tviff' ihe v:hob>. | direct voyage ; for this they declare
jjvrport and beariftg of the act of^ in terms they believe to be the only y[
1?25 fall before their eyes. j restriction of the act on tlie commerce
Now there is no truth whatever in : ol nations not complying with, its pro
exposition, as far as it is in my power to
expound it. -—But that must be a separate
topic.
Now, Sir, in all this reasoning, I
have tacitly admitted, in your favour,
what is not only due to your side of
the argument, but is incontestible on
mine, viz : that the condition of admit
ting British vessels, on the footing of
the most favoured nation, was a de
finite and intelligible condition, which
the United States could have comjilied
with, in any consistent explanation of
the trrms. Mr. Gallatin, in a train of
argument, in which (following the
course of rcasioning of Mr. Clay’s in
structions) he shows that you could not
have ex|)cctei from us to admit you to
ull the privileges W’hich we interchai.ge
with certain nations, has put this point
in a light which admits no gainsaying.
You accordingly do not notice it—and
evade its bearinjr on the question, whe
ther the act of 1825 was or could-> hav®
been understood in this country.
The truth i», and this is somewhat
curious, that under the description of
“ the privileges of the most favored na
tion,” you in reality intended not only
less than those terms would give yoir,
but less than the Baltimore petitioners
requested. They asked the repeal of
the discriminating duties and the ad
mission into our ports oi British vessels
bound to the Colonies, whatever
port arriving. You now appear to
have demanded only the removal of
those duties, and the permission of tho
circuitous voyage from England, thro*
our ports, to the Colonics.—If these,
which you state as the conditions by
which America might obtain the trado
granted by the act of 1825, are all tho
conditions required, then. Sir, was that
act not only not understood by tin; A-
merlcan Government, but it was not
undr.rstood by your own Government.
I have thus shown that you have
wholly mistaken the character of the
Baltimore petition. I will next jjrove
that you have equally misapprchendetl
the proceedings in the Senate upoi it.
Meantime, I pray vou believe nie,&.c.
AN AMERICAN CHIZEN.
¥
i’^KOM the subscril). r, some time
in the latter part of April l.i.'^t,
a small sorrel Horse ; no particu-
lar ir.,.rk is recollected on him —
An\ ])erson takiii:' up s.iiil hor.''e, and giving me
information of the !.nnie, will receive the lhanlcs
of the ow ner, and all rea'^onabk- expenses paid.
.lOSKPlI i'UlTCHAUD.
Charlotte, Junr- f', 1
’rweul’j \>^AVaYft IVeAvarOi.
Ran A\VA\ fron. tli- snbsr.iiber’s
. plantation, t .v.) in lu: fi'oin Chiir-
lotti', a negro rr.m n.iri.ed il.\NNI-
BAL, who is in tiie habit of changing
his name and tlie nariie ot his master.
He is about six feet high, of dark iiiul-
atto coiiijjlexion, a iitllc croji-eyed,
bu!>h\ hair, and downcast countenance ; has the
scars of a little nidi or slit near the n.uh’.’e i;f
the outside rim of each ear : a sc.iV on his c.ic
this allegaticn; and if (as I cannot doubt | visions.
from the earnestness with which you [ 1 appeal to any fair man, uho will
urge it) you so understood the matter, I read the petition, whelher
you have totally mistaken it. | fairly stated its contents.
In the first place, thexloingsto which! ^ know, sir, tli.if an iiidivaiual incm-
you refer, were had, iiotinthe “Ainer- her of the Si;nule exj.ressed thenpiuion,
ican Legislature,’’ bat in vfw biaiich of 1 that the art ul 1 > would shut the col-
Co2isrcos. Xu (Iccisioii was laLed hy onlal poits wh'liiy a;.’;.unst iii. iiat I
am s])' ;iking of tlie tlocuiiieut, to^v*hich
vou clinu>e to appeal, liic Eullnnore pe-
titiuii, I maititaiii tli:;t liie petitioners
did not construe t!ie net of lb25.
Thi;-. then the superstructure falls, on
^vhich tou have so eonhdeiitly built.
great argument,
wiicrcijy you proved, that “ the whole
purport ami meaning of this act”*^ of
IS'J.') was full hcfure the eyes of the A-
mcruan Legislature.
'i’he argument was beneath you, sir,
had your statement of fads I)(;en sound.
It is sucli an argunu’ut, as it would he,
lor Mr. (.'lay, to fjuole a inenioi ial sent
. ‘y
the American Legislaluie ; a bill v\js
rejpi’ted by the Senate. \ujr foi ins ol
le*j;isiation are not unlike uuis, and you;
will feel the ditrercnee. j
The truth ia, tlat there Is no fo'j;;'Ja-j
tion whatever for ths stitti.nent uliich!
forms the main o!
that the American G'j/enimeiil was not
willing, in all its firanches, to meet the
Brilish Govenniernt on the footing ot
t!ie act of 1S25, as now explained and
understood.
The history’ of the ease is this : the
Baltimore petition alleged, “ tliat under
tiie act of Parliament of the Bri
tish colunial ports were opened to all
nations oi' the world, on l.'rms more
favorable llian to us, and that there was
danger that, unle.st, someUiing vvas clone
to meet, v.hat was called tlie liberal
policy of Great liritain, the trade ho
iween this country and tliose colonii-s
would be lost or mucii diminisheJ, and
that the colonies v\ill be tupjjlied liuni
Kurojie.”
Witiiout copying the whole petition,
which is in the same strain, I assert,
without fear of contradiclion from an}
man who will read it with uitHnaiy at
i’ yL letter, !'i'hiH voU lose the
a sc
bone, occasioned by a bullet shot at f.ini near
Junei-borougb, Tenres.iee ; a large scar neai perl’ee.tly eviilent the
the middle of his breast, ai;d main on liib buck i . , ’ '
II. vuy krgc htt. ih. I lielitioncrs cl.d not umlcrslu.H ihe i,.;
hig toes longer and moic- proniineiit tl.uii ':i- ol Parhauient ol lti25, as hoMuig otit
rest. The abov-reward, and more, if neces- allcrnfl/rr of a'-cepting its
sary, will be paid u, any ^o will de iv- inh'.rdivUd tlie trade.
• him to the subscriber or the overseer at the ’
above mentioned place.
ADAM bi’IUNGS.
4t.36
UiiicT?.
I’hey spe-ak ot the loss or (iiminu'uon,
j i:i C07i,s('fjut ncc (f al/irr nations hrin'(
' it’!ou'((l lo h'(!(!>‘ Id lhe_ rnhniic.s tm |
» v’c.-i’ ^aTVrui-i'j 'r. ’:>a f/:un. v:'j 'jvuldf i
up hy the University of Oxford against
Catholic emancijiation, to prove some
[larticular light, in which the Jirilish
Government viewed that su!)ject, and
to j)rove this, against the asserveration
of that Government.—Should he in ad
dition to the indiscretion of such a course
of argument, have totally mistaken the
purport t)f the m(;morial, and descrilied
it as averiing what it did not aver, his
case would have hoeti yours.
Hutthi^ is not all. 'I'hi; matter, v/hich
in the lesult, has proved of the greatest
im|)ortunce is this, that wheTeas, as
nan: t'i.i/xars, tlie act of was in-
lcn/fi'. to take this whole subject out of
the province ol' an actually existing ne-
goliii’.ion, no suspicion of any sucii in
tention i" evinced Tm the part of the
Bal'iinioie petilioiM r-., as assuredly none
existed_on the p'ji t of liu; American I'xe-
cutive. 'I'iiis is a |)oint, however, which
and ?h:’ll r. a thQro'.i''-h
The Jiev. Muj. Wec7ns.—Two in
dictments have been found-against this
young gentleman, by a grand jury at
Boston. Me is a thief of no common
skill ; an admirable impostor. He lived
at Andover, Ms. two or three years
ago : he slipped into the room of a theo
logical student while the owner was ab
sent, carried of a manuscript sermon,
took a copy, and returned the originalj
isited the next town, introduced him-
elf to the clergyman as the Rev. Mr.
Weems from Andover, and was invited
to preach ; he consented—his sermon
was an excellent one, and the people
hive not were delighted. The Minister, being
at Andover shortly after, made inquiry
for the Rev. Mr. W.—but no sucli
preacher was to be found; a man named
Weems lived there; but no body seemed
ed to know much concerning his char
acter as a theologian. He has more lat
terly figured in Salem, Boston, &c.
sometimes preaching, and then anon
following his other business of stealing
garments for himself, and fancy goods
as presents for the ladies. This latter
foible, hy the way, led to his detection.
He honored New York also with a visit,
and while there, styled himself Major
But lii3 greatness has f^ed ; and the con-
stahh*?:, forgetting the respect due to
hit; titles, most unceremoniously locked
up tii'j Muior, the Minister, and the
'I'hiel in o.'i? jail together.
Pr(jvidc7ic: paper.
Ancrd>:!r. founded on fad.—In a small
village of the state of Ciejrgia, a quarrel
recently orcurr»'d between two I'rench-
men ; one a meagre little physician, that
looked ar. if he lived on his own drugs
the oihi-c, d biurdy grocer, who, as a caii-
nibal, eoiild have taken the liiilc M. I),
at a meal. In the progress of the dispnie,
the doctor, wrought up to the sticking;
point, and as warm a', a catapla.snt, ex
claimed vehemently, “/ he dam if 1 hq
kHlyo-r—Xo whicii the grocer replied,
v/ith anon-chalaricc of the most ludicrous
contrast, “ Ao JJotiaire, I be dam if
do, J()i' / thall not tmjiloy you.'*
you
Tlie worthiest people are most injured
I)y blatiderers ; u'> we ustially find that to
be the best fruit which the birds have
been pecking at. To !jc slandered ranks
us with men of the greatest mrrit, who
could never escape ih-: ciilumLies of the
    

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