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di'-I li i j J'.irJ It ltd ty j
lhi irvirr I jtU luf tern fotj;-hi in
rti!ofii. I Ii brni.hri! were. tm
l liiu'f tjr MIN'A. In Mitt Utile, tie
Jlurtn ' wt to tetcitly Mutinied
in I'r hfcat .'! iMhd II. at be wis
Hot .' 's to resell V'ich. Jltrmigt wat
alto soun!rd, and lh ttni;uiary 7rro
fane wat killed. The destruction wst
crest on both sides, but we rrt walling
(says the writer) with great Impatience
for the official accounts. The Spanish
troops covered themselves with (lor. ,
Ctrutithn jnwjr-Tfc number ef
executions in tbe Marehai't efhco in Ji
Biilcii In twenty years, was no lot I tun
10,000, and their amount 32.300,000. of
., t. Jamaica -currency, or 8Mo6,Qoaeer
YZL duflng that time nearly half the.
Ctlatai to the. ialand changed bandt.
Latttl ram Thomfittn! Uland.
xoaroLE, tirTtMatB 19.
The brfr Wrren,Cept. Owen, arrived
at thlt port worn i hompton
port f.rnn rhempaon't Itl.nd, left
tbera the lib InU. LUutciant Doarman
t and Wall, and Mldihipmen Shaw and
LeggeM, baa coma home in the Warren,
In conacquenee of iU health. Acting
Lieutenant bulliran bat alto come p
tcngcrin the Warren. The intelligence
by the Warren it a week later than that
br the beagle, and it of the tame mel.n
' chollr catt. The fever bad not abated
the tick lit! wat augmented, and acvcral
' new victima bad been odded to the litt of
dcatba. m
Commodore Porter continued io ill
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. The following uatful table of the vote
wivcd for president and tico prcaident, at
the electiona aince Gen. Wathington't
retirement and of the number of votet
each tta it' now entitled .toit taken
from e Ute Dumber of Nilei'a Regitter.
1796 Preidnt Adamt, 71 ; Jeffer
aon, 69. Vice Pretident f. Pincknej,
59 1 A. Burr, 30.
UOOPeflerton, 73 j Adamt, 64.
V. P A. Burr, 73 T. Pintkney, 63.
UOi-r. Jeffcrton,H2;U C I inck
ney, 14. V. P-G. Clinton, III) R.
1808 J. Madiaon, 123 ; C C. Pinck
rtey, 47. V. P. G. Clinton, 118; R.
King, 47.
1112-P. Madiaon, 138 1 De Witt
Clinton, 89. V. P E. Cerry, 138 ; In-
ertol, S7.
1816. J. Monroe, 187 r R: King, 34.
V.P-l empkina, 113 j oppotiuon cat-
taring." I
-1820. J. Monroe, J31 j PPtion,laBi-tf,enrtir. that' vou Rave bad
r except I vote given from New JIamp-
euvwee I
- i ne numaer ot rote tnat eacn atate is
am m .a. ..Tl
entitled to in 1834 1
Maine 9
N. Hampshire 8
North Carolina 1 S
South Carolina 1 1
-CaoreU 9
. Mattachusetti IS
v Rhode Island 4
, Connecticut 8
. New York 35
Penntylvania 28
Delaware 3
: Maryland 1 1
.Virginia 24
. Total
!. - . sttw Toiirserr. 6...
Last evening' we witnessed the inter-
: cstinz ceremony of rearing a cross .on
the beiehts of Brooklyn, dedicated by t
ladies of New York to the cause, of the
Greeks. It meaaured a boot twenty feet,
I ' - with, the following inscription Sacred
4 to the cause of the Greeks," and wat
Jcfl to the disposal of C;eO. Swift, whoLf
tallantly planted it, in the pretence of preat safeguard of public liberty, found to
aeveral ladiea end gentlemen, at the bot- exist jn th preaent constitution ; and con
,tem of his garden, in a conspicuous situ- tins an invitation to the freemen of North-
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. ""O.n-MIWt-'iiX' n.ucr.,i naw .liuM..hvftJ. IBA MMIill ll.HK. A I
' - ' forward. and tbserred to bir'fellowcUrti
jrcns there
rt 'tut ireAmejttf.Qije
Jisplrauoa Tof,nd prospect ffmancipa
lion to tee ureens to rejoice in ine
iF v .KnTrS
break thosethatnsot the benighted Turk,
which had for centuries enthralled tbe
tleccnaaMS oi Arisuaes, ooion ana .pa -
minondatV thar it was doubly gratifying
. a a. l o . I
to know that our mothera, daughters, and
stiters, are wremosun on ungm me no-
ble sentiment of which this.crosi is a
ken and an emblem, M Sacred to the cause
6f the ufeeekii. "
- it fic dollar! "to any 'person who will,
within six months, devise the best plan
for f rnerchant to keep his -atock replert-
. ished with well regulated an j fashiona-
bte assortment of goods, pay for the same,
eupport his family, and satisfy the physi-
, ciaD, bis priest, scbiolmaster end printer,
' without resorting to the unpleasant end
"-J" disagreeable task of dunnimj bis , custot
io A J'.Jtur H'ulfrn irt ni4n.
In ioir paper of the Oih Inst. I fin J 1 1
following irrtiitktl "Cum mm Seine J
Where It ht I We are impatient to tea
hit dt-te. In it, !. Us premised to lay
tirg to the remaining strong hold of con
t eniion, to wit, the proposition of a bien
nial meeting ef the legislature. This pre
jeet, 11 h tcrmt It, it to be stripped of
Mlte gilded trappings, end brought down
to the level of common ham. fJut why
it ht not at it f Why docs he net atrip
At yeu appear very snslous to know
thl reasons, which bare produced thit de-
ay, I leal -willing to gtaUly sou. Iht
incettant firing kapt up io four paper en
be tubject of convention, previous to the
i second, J pursday 0 ridsy la Augut
! added to the usual turmoil of election,
produced an extraordinary eiciteinent in
the public mind. Under these circum
stances, I thought It advisable to aufTcr
u,,i"i '? ftr " few Vr Un,"
,n' "T """m migni, w a
great degree, auktide, and be tucceeded
b e ttate of mind better tuitcd to a (lit
pattionate view ef the tubject. Indeed,
air. I knew not hut that your own indefa
livable labora M in furtheraace of the great
-!.lJ J - ".
tautc, migoi naco a nine retpiie.
A great portion of mr time for the loot
tlx wecki,hai been taken up in attending
on the kick. I hope, tir, ihete reatoni
will eatitfactorilf account for the delay
which hat occurred.
, You further remark, " That he may
rett attured, that it will require a more
eipert iaundrett than hit writing! have
hitherto proven him to be, to ditrooe thit
project of the frienda or Convention, and
expoae itt nakednett ; for be will find it
enclosed with more vetturet than wat ev
er the grave-digger in Hamlet." 7uy
alarming ! Yeu go on ; ' But eriouIy,
Common Seme, we thall begin to'tut
pect you have .ingloiioutly tlung from
the great tatk you gratuitoualy took into
your handa, unleaa you toon purtue, or
rather finiih, the tubject." Be city if
I OU can. tir. -t nil khall have an nnnrti
ni,y 0f dafonding thit ttrong hold of ton-
vention, which, upon a fjir examination,
I fear, will be found to exist in weakneta.
But it teemt that " it it already whisper
ed, thathonett conviction had butaamall
share in prompting the estaya over the
signature of Common Sense that the
author't sole object, and lupremett hope,
did not extend farther than to throw dutt
in the facet of the people ; that while they
were snuffling and toeeung in the confu
.Ion. h mie-ht walk in at the front 1oor
0f their mantion, and take to himself the
most comfortable vacant teat there" It
Aer and.inthedenthof vourwiadom
thought fit to-givo ft publicity
in the columns of your paper. I hit whit
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per it utterly deatitute of truth, and con
taint e base, unfounded calumny ; and I
hope, tir, correct motives mar have in
duced you to publish it. If popularity
wi TOy"TOle-objeeri- the td-of-con-
vention wat best tuited to attain the end
in tlew ; at en that tide ef the question,
I thould have glided smoothly along with
the current of public opinion. The fact
f fy-tntpung to- oppose Ukt-urreRtT
It ample evidence, I trust, that popularity
wat not my object. I have adopted tuch
a course aa I believe most conducive to
the best interests of my country ; and if I
have erred, it was an error, of ihe judg
ment, and not of the heart t and thall con
linue to pursue it, the vhifier published
in your paper. notwithstanding. '
I ahall now, sir, examine the " remain
ing strong hold" of convention, the bien
nial meeting of the legislature which,
according to your account) is " enclosed
with more vestures than was ever the
grave-digger in Hamlet. " This propo
sition necessarily involves the destruction
tkft nrWinln f annual election. th
cvotiDt - WmlftlsnThliTIchrTn their
vuc lt iw Tcara i auu
. - - 1 .v.....--.. ---t-
turni ihtothe I'baYidsf hepcople onee
iQ and everv rear t under the con
in tw0 ye,ri. the fathers of seventy -tlx
hhouirbth most conducive to civil liberty.
ithlt ,n 0ntrol ver future legislatures
Lhduld be oossessed annually by the peO;
e- '
pef erder, forctoth, if they should a-
VjUse tnejr power, the necessary correc
o-fat coum De annlied by the neople. If
unwholesome laws, oppressive in their
louerationi were oassecLJibc dcodIc could
annually turn out of power those who VO'
ted for them, and elect others whorwouW
ver oppressive the acts or their law-givers
migfct be, the people must bear them for
tWo;'earsttbcltbtlt oTjsdtess
in their own bands. ;
To what ea;use are we to ascribe the
happy: political condition of the citizens
df North-Carolina ? I presume it will be
conceded that tbejr possess as wholesome
a code of laws, enjoy ts great a portion of
uvil and relifioua ilbertyf Dd aae as lisht-
!f late.l, it ti e t! utnicf moM uf c :r
i.iHr fcfiics. fo tt CiUe, then, art
we to asctiUe tt:c blcstlngtf Printl.llf,
I prenjfne, tinier the imiles of Laticfj
cent providence, to the ptlntSle of annu
al electloni ThUtnp'n in abase
of poeri our. rulcn Cannot to great,
under the ftparation of thl prlntipa, in
asmuch at that abuse Cannot Lie continued
against the i!l ef the people lungar than
one year i and IhU, added to ttie ta.utart
influence of the second Tbartday and I n
day of Aueuit, ever th dtlibcialtont 0
the Ifl.I.ture, bat preserved the body
n If tic in rood health, If disease kit at
any- time "uized upon the tyitem, ike
principle ef annual election was adequate
to lit cure. Out change tne constitution
hrre the duration of power in ou
ruVrsVand dirnlnltb its control in the
handa f,Jhe poople, tad poaurity iny
mourn the fatal deed.
But an there no other evils eibected
to result from thit change I Under ike
outline; cnnsuiuuon, grievances wnicn
admit of legislative redress, can be annual
y remedied i laws which are found de
fective.canin the tame period be amcaft
ed or repealed, and new ones enacted, if
necessary; Out alter the constitution as
proposed, and those- grievances which ex
1st must remain unredressed
ever oppressive to the people, must con
tinue in force for two yeart ; and hove
ever salutary to the interest! of the pub
lie, the enactment of a new law may be
it cannot bo effected for the tame period
Dut how are the people to be comptn
tated for those expected evils t 1 hey are
It seems, to be made whole by a great
ssving of the public money, drawn out o
their own packets, to the amount of thirty
thousand dollars biennial!,. A large and
tempting sum of money I eonfeas. I his
I presume, air, it one among the many
" vestures" with which thit " strong hold
is enclosed." Surely, the people of North
Carolina love money too well to resist thit
bold temptation 1 .
Dut let roe ask, it it certain, or even
probable, that thit great saving of the
public money will accrue f The ralcula
tion it bottomed on the supposition that
the legislature will continue no longer in
session to do the busincit offit-o yean,
than it has done to do tbe business of one
year...La the practical coocoroa of life,
to do more business requires more time :
and it is altogether probable that the bicn
niel sessions of the legislature would con
tinue longer than the annual, and of
course the expected saving would be di
minished. The sessions might not be twice
as long, and a small saving of public mo
ney might accrue ; but the lota of power
to the people, and other evils which would
probably follow, would be more than
equivalent. to -the gain; and the saving
would '.urn out, like the Indian .gun, to
cost more than it would come to.
. But it ia alledged that too greet intta
bility exists; in our laws; that the legis
lature too frequently pass laws at one ses
sion, and repeal them at the next. What
law, I ask, really calculated to promote the
public interest, has been passed at one ses
sion, and repealed at the ne x t ? None, I
presume, can be adduced. That laws at
variance with the interest of the people,
have been passed at one session and re
pepealed at the next, I admit. Would it
be better to continue such laws in exist-
once lor two years, and let them grind
the people i Such would be the practical
result of the biennial meeting of the le
i ; i
I have thus endeavored, sir, to give you
a common sense view of your remaining
" strong hold' of convent bn. That some
benefits would result from its adoption, is
not doubted ; but that many evils would
also flow, is equally certain. Whether
good or evil will predominate, is left to
the good ' sense of the people to deter
mine. ' But is there no daneer that the
transcendent powers of this convention
may trample down other parts of the con
stitution than those specified, and thereby
endanger civil liberty The aame power
which can alter one article, can alter two,
three, or a dozen. Is there any security
virtue of. t he age. if Jbeld. to be. sufficient ;
experience teacnes me, tnat tnose ami
aWe" quifiuei'bw
norance and corruption ; and that the best
men may and often do err. Those difler-
the hum,n "acter,
.nr find int. th. ,ftn,;ftn.
wilFfind their way into the convention,
and form the materials of its composition
l be consequences to the people may be
serious. It appears to me to be like risk
ing a large sum in a lottery, where the
prizes are but tew and small t and that
we have much to lose, and but little to
P.S.Tbe retntrkt ef Hodlbtas,r ere
toefar belewaH toineritre
' It is stated in a Liverpool Gazette, that
any person who may swallow a pin, or the
bone of fish, will n,d almost instant re-
lef, by, taking four grains of tartar emet
ic, dissolved in warm water, and imme
diately after, the whites of six eggs. The
coagulated mast will not remain on the
stomach more than two or three minutes.
So effectual1 is this remedy, that it has
been known to remove twenty at once. '
laiiiauav, lowan
county, v. c.
Of lober 7, 1823.
"One of lie Lamb, aliall be putJUhed next
week, or tbe occk full'ivitf.
In CumUrlini coutilr, Julm A. tame roe aA4
John Armitrong, Ej. art hred df Irgttrt.
,ta.iftiaaa. county, Walur t, Leake, Eacj-
is cUctcd a dclrgate.
MmliJi errepnlM in AahvWIe,
combe county, infuma tiiaT a man by the nam
of .Irrinpii, from Tennciaee, was stabbed by
Wm. flayers, to aerertly itli a knife, (hat ho
instantly died. Hie affair took place tt the
h oiim at Vim, I). Bmiib, in Buncombe eo'intr,
about 20 milta from Aahrille. Dover had been
hanging round ftmitb's house fif mc time, ami
had become rather troublesome i Amnion ami
Hmitb wrre trying to iikluce him to go oil", Lrn
be atabbed the fimner.
Hovers' frienda a4 eonnexioos are said to be
very resperUhle, and a plra will probahlr be
ai t up that he was not in a rational a1 ale of mind
hen be committed the fatal act. Hut it it saw!
tkat the otdj momenta of hit irrationality, were
when the fumes of liquer operated atrwijtt
n hit mental ftculliet ! !
Tbe number of Indians west of the iitiippi
and north of the tliasotiri, ia said to be, 33,150
Between M'.nwxiri and Red rivers, 101,070
West of the Rocky Mountains, - - . 171,200
Between Red river and Rio dr Norte, 45,170
Total, . . . 351,70
The yearly anauitr paid to different tribes of
Indians by the t'nited States government, it, at
thit time, 150,375 dollar, t'pwardt of 74,009
dollar of thia sum u limited ; o that bv the
year 1834, the whole annuity raid to the Ind
ant by the U. ft. government, will be reduced to
90,000 dollars annually.
Keprit.. tt astonishing howr rredulou
some people are. They will give credence to,
and aomctiwes Editors of paper will publitk,
the moat improbable and extraripiat talct that
can be invented. Ity last w eek'a mail, we re
ceived accounts which had been act afloat b
some paper on the seaboard, that the United
Statea steam boat Sea Gutt had been captured
by pirates, and that the whole of her crew had
been incarcerated in tbe boiler!' ' But no soon
er bai Uiia report got two or three dart travel
into the interior, than authentic Information w as
received that the Sea Gull waa lying aaie in the
harbor at Thompson's Island.
Our readers will perceive that the casual ar-
Ccle we published" on the9th ult. directed to
the author of the essays under the above aigna
& i a a a
rare, naa eucuea irom mm a repercuaaive, spir
ited communication i in w hich, lie baa not only
continued (and we presume finished) tbe rubiect I
matter of his former communication, but bssde
voted the three first pae-ea of bis manuacript.
with a kind of indignant humor, to our ow n per
sonal aernce. We hare but a ery few words
.y th' wek, on this or any other matter,
for we are called upon to aerve our country with
other weapona than those of f'ie pen and the
Our object in publishing the few remarks we
did on the 9th uk. waa to induce a speedy ter
mination of the discussion the author of M Com.
mon Sense" had entered into i for tbe first num
bers had created so intense an interest w ith the
people, that respect for their feeling demanded
of us to break silence. In, doing this, we used
tuch language as we thought the occasion re
quired. From our knowledge of the hit-h per
sonal character and public atandingof tbe author,
e fell penu4dcd,iron.tho fwvf 4h intes.
.5 :.bew fedehorodni
oerae..,.,Aa, la, tto,.ff wbioperajjBgaca'rf
i'mmm : totfought 7. ti t. thankful t u fi
giving him a hint of their existence, before they
were swelled into more injurious aspirations.
If - we find leisure, in the courarofTWtrof
three weeks, we shall attempt a cursory review
of the constitutional principles the author of
" Common Sense" hat been endeavoring to in
culcate, relative to the call of a Convention to
revise the Constitution of North-Carolina.
By a general order from the War Department,
it appears "-there hareteen seven promotions in
tbearmy, from 2d to 1st lieutenant, during the
last year i that Capt. Douglass Jtat beenappoin-
tcd. proffeaaer '-Sngtneey.thQxviiiittai
Acldemy irWfCroih
sbr of MathemaUca, G. A.Bibbly, parmaater,
Alfred Wakina, assistant surgeon, Lieut. J. A.
d'ljignelL W. .jCoIquhouni and John K.. Wfl
cox, aaaisUint comm;aaries of subsistence j and
thirty-fire the Academy at Wesjt Point,
have been promoted to the grade of Sd Lieuten
ant hi the army. .
Comcuua P. Van Km ou been elactod Gov.
crnor of Vorntontt
. . s.
i mm til aw im,r ttatt, 1
I!a4ica!dni-K leading fiien.J of J,f r
Crawford, who It a membtref the Jh,i
ntaiet oenaif, uncquivociy asurtt!
one day last week, that the rnen.beft
the LaUnct, ana all tdicers p;otnteii N
the I resident, who are favorable tot!,
present administration, will bo reman
if Mr. Crawford succeeds I He denounces
Mr. Calhoun at I wild, tlsifmarj to(i
(aged 41 1) whote intemperate teal wo i
have bankrupted the nation, if Congrtta
had not checked him!" Tbe appoint,
menu of Judge M'Lne and Mr. iiouuv
ard were made villi a view to proinoit
the Influence and interest of Mr. Calhoaa,
kc. Jtc. It Is really unfortunate for Mr.1
Crswford; that, hit friends are m injmjj.
ciout ; lor we cannot oe pertusced that
they pek hit tentimentt, or f-Irly rtsrt.
sent bi Tiewi.- Such wholesilcittm of I
the first men 1.1 the nation, mutt, weiltt
his strength, and will aerioutly dinunSik
hit The troth it, Mr. Calhoua
it an emreent and able itatctmao he bat
been a uniform republican, ani U wd
qualified to terve the country in hi high.
est oiiicct. i ne oriy oujecuon to mm It
hit e, and on that account it it Ihoujjdt
hit claims should be deferred, ret that bt
it tlisqualiCed frvrrt that eause, but La
cause a premature elevation would render
hit talents, in a mcature useless, who
they hud reached their proper maturity,
A newspaper hat been commenced
Worcester (Matt.) under tbe name of lit
Maitathutrltt Yewan. In hit review ef
tbe talcntt and Handing of the varioaj
candidates for the Presidency, the Editor,
after reverting to Mr. Adams tnd Mr,
Crawford, thus proceeds I
" But there are other candidate and
among ihem there may be one who wifl
prove a successful competitor again
both, Of these Mr. Calhoun pot sestet
the rrratctt share of those qualifications
which the people, in thit quarter, cootie1
e r essential, ilis talents, hit candour, bis
unspotted Veputation, hit enlarged s4
comprehensive views of the national poli
cy, hit acquaintance with the feclingt ant1
interest of the North, where he was ens
ealed, as well as of the South, where Lis
home is, combined to recommend fcia
It is very elesr to us, and will become
to, on the tlightctt reflection, to our read'
ert, that the Register at Raleigh, is inteo
ded to play the part of erAo to the Nation
a1 Intelligencer. Ve are sorry that the
LrafArr thould bate tulftred blmtelf to be
involved in the rath and ruinous coarse
of the ton. We have been informed that
Mr. Gales, senior, attured a member of1
the legislature of North Carolina.! tka-
latt session, that "he was applied to, nt
should oppose Mr. Crswford as Presi
dent if to, we are sorry he should hsvt
tuffs red the example of the Intelligen
cer to lead him into tho inconsistency of
now declaring that he will continue to
thto w.inJbia. mite jutt.IaTD.rjDt JM d .Cjac
ford. We ttill more regiet that thit mite
is to be a mite of falsehood ) since the
Register avert that not a tingle one of
the pretent reprcrcntativet in Congress
This statement we consider to be as muck
at variance with truth, as tbe assertion of
the other North Carolina paper which
supports Mr. Crswford, that the Raleigh
Star is 'the M.tolilary (darnhm" of .Mni
Calhoun in that State, an assertion which
a momentary glance at our present joar
nal will at once refute. Half the paper?
ef the State have elready declared thenv
selves In favor of the natitnal Condidcttf
the man of the leofilei and when the day:
of trial shall arrive, we confidently proi
nounce that the unanimous vote of tbe
State will be given in favor of talents,
principles, and services. ' .
It attungton Jtepubucan.
The Camden, S. C. paper, of the 17tb tilt
mentions that a man by the name of CoodaH
was fou'nd'dfcedTnltre Waterce rivet; finjtla
inir at one of the public houses' in Camden, for I
"r .T . .... i t . K
more man two yeartj ana -naa not "oeew ct-
walkmgiDTtKe aett nrore than uSree oflbuf,
times during tbe whole' of that period..
In Indiana, ithe people have decided by ae
overwhelming majority, against altering their '
constittit'un to at to admit ilaverg into that State.
And in 7?un, the vote of the people bat
been taken for the aame purpote, and a maje
tjrtif tnewu found against the aumuaon
ekvery. -.- ,-.;,. ' '"" ' ' v. ;
jW iay, Xaq. t, clerk in tbe departmeittf ,
of State.WashtngtonCity, h been,kctea-r-
a,repre!8stivje m Cws -h'om..lUt tiur
iaIalachusefta' Tormcrry represeMeilby'Co'' ' f
Euatice, by a majority of 100 votet over Jola (
W. Amea, ton of the late Fisher Amea. Mr
Bajl .vsiH be qjiltf convenient to hi avocatioa,
bile diacharging his duty as a representauve .
of the people. '
Dr. Holyoke of Salem, Mats, the oldest
physician in the United State, and lb
oldeat graduate, of Harvard, M new b;
94th year. , ' '

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