I- ;; ff ! ( ,lf ''' l''.e r.filuM 1' tnii ii's ti I
i.l t I I It..'!
w!ii(, t i ''j iittc iirrn t.no.veu oy sain ;
?.Ir. U'filSorn jirr t mi J i!ic priiiion
of sundry lahslmsns of V ili s ctun
tf priyiflg f r tlit r,f a law to
restore ncrtu.t Ames Harmon, Re
ferred lo the committee un th j t partof
the Goyernore mciiaj winch relates
to Cnmiad Lav.
Mr, Co from the committee ap
p inted t' conduct the halloaing fr a
Maj ir-General of the 4th Division of
Militia, reported that Michael Mc-
Lcary 40U duly tlitUu
Mr, Foceey-pretesittd a LmI to U-
corftt the Lincoln Agricultural 3
, tUt which passed hi fir it and arcood
, rraJiug, and on m t'un of Mr. Well
burn referred id th committee on
""frtt Gray prrsented the petition of
Vm. Lytle of tennessce, praying na
the par. hrfte mo cv. which he has paid
to the Sate of Njrt-C irolioa for err-
tain land thcrrh nunioicd, may be
refunded u him, H.ferrcd to the
committee on Claims .
Mr, M'Dawell preiented the peti
tion of Elizabeth Wdkini of Burkr,
praying to - be divorced from her hut
band William Wilkini. Referred to
the committee' of Propositions and
Wednesday, Nov, 2G.
Mr. Britta'to presented the petition
of sundry inhabitants of buncombe
county, prating that company be in
corporated for the purpose of making
a urnptie uoaa irom Asnviue oy tne
Warm Spnoga to the Tennessee Line
alto, bill to carry the prayer of the
" petitioners 'into effect j wbich passed
Its first reading, and on motion of Mr.
Brittain, the bill and petitioo were re
ferred to the committee on Internal
Mr, Hill of Franklin, presented the
following resolution t -
. .Huts select Joint committee be sppo'ned to
nnuire in'e the expediency of amending the
Judiciary system so far aa rela'ea to the Circuit
. Courts of this State, and (bat they have leave to
report by bJt or otherwise.
Which was agreed to, and Messrs.
Hil! of Franklin, Martin, Scawcll,
Cameron and Wellborn, were appoint
ed to compose the committee on the'
part of the Senate.
Thursday, Nov, if.
-The fiillowing bill was prescntc
- - By VJr. SueeuV , AiUl-Xarther j.o a.
-- "jritlt and - granting letters of admtnts
tration, and to prevent frauds in the
management of intestate a estates, pass
ed in 1715.
committee on Criminal Law were in
atructed t inquire into the expedien
cy vf repealing an act passed in 1819,
"directing the county courts to pay fees
- er'iin curs agreed to.
M. . Speight introduced a resolution,
, the ubject of which was to require of
the Board of internal Improvements,
the reasons why they have not, agree
ably to a resolution of the last Assem
bly, disposed of a part of the service
Of the civil engineer r And whether or
ttf't it would not be the interest of the
Stste to retain the F.ngineer, and if Ire
tained, $ inquire into the expediency
of reducing hi salary to a sum not ex
cedingotua.nd1 dollars which
77 on' mothmiatJlltfCatneron was laid
on the table.
, ', IIOl'SE Op COMMON'S.
- v TRtDAY, NOV. 21.
.T Vjccrday 3?- fhwingnding
r" - W-none-in. Polk. MrLenn, M'Cauler, J. G. A
!eI,.Ojoqs, .BlacUcdc, Xcoiurd,- Stspheaa,
Ale, ami Allow. , . - " v
CiWwt M''e.' McMilUn, Gonlon, Sfartin,
Tloll, !lelm,5inrtfi, Mille'r, Wanl, J. VVhite, and
pifertthiviaiw Craliam, Whitaker, Fish-
r, Pi) nt, Brown, Clanrv, T, Mann, K. Mann,
IVilkina, Barrow, M'atwn, EdUanla, Fredrick,
Oliver, Seawell an Cole.
jm'cawe Meaws. Lowry, Holland, Boden-
. Jiammer, Bnoer, Jeter, Umkw'ood, Alston,
1-e.wis, Mihoon, W. 1). Batnard, .M Daniel,
"Br ?ht, tXiv'a, CairpbelL McNiel am! McFarlaml
fahM ImfmfmmtMt'ur. Cnnnul, I'.orton,
'-B.frta, VarffB'i. li hane, Webb. t. p. Wdl.
-JSKiort;" f )arenBrt, iinkery-Vannf !l Wlen, - Jo
niu, idlMm, Strange, ntl D,' UnderwowL- -
TVriffht, Ujinran. Worth. Hamicy, Bowers, - By-
' Stum, Fpt, tVebtter, Walker Purh, Whitehnrat,
; J. If. W hite, Mclvw, Sellers, ami lioruon.
, ' t rutlure Carson, Shepherd. Turner, Ta) lor,
' '; " J. A. Biyan,'Stan!y, and f rarrel.
: Mr Martin, of Rockingham, intro-
v duced the following. resolution, which
was ordered to be printed :
Whereas, many of tbe good people of tlU
5tat,1 behemjr itrsent'M to tiie luture pros
perity of themselves, and their posterity, to
. i . ....... 1 1 '.
t ! i '
.1 l. '
llt f 'I'll iril if Mtrr.l
f rtr t r.i m' .1 : :,r tvl me ht I'l l!i
1 i 1 " '
In rfi'ittit'iiin, ilnt frrr on inrt.lry ainrrwt'n l
I'n-rr'u, I r li ) r.tmfi nf itit ir rnii'tt.
tiitil .Al Urrrt, tt.it IIuiim Ul'e it lU-ir
bntr,rn rtljf it limra, tirf f.jtvUmhll
firiiKipIc brm a fpie , to afTimt the frf
ciiirn- ttiiia itf n pKHuiiil)f if)lfa.
in- am) aterrtining tJttir eI!ctie semknewi
tbrrtofl i t!irrff.if, ,
HmhrA, lbat a srlrrl committes bt sppoin-
wHU tfieeUI inacrnettorM to report a biQ U
tUia If'Kttr, for the piirpi cf eautlnr poll to
be R)tft4 anil kU 10 ah eiuMf in tnie State,
It tkiiful timet SP'JI pVti hf fciiMinf aUc
tim forrnrmVre of iH neit fit'aiurf, f.
the pnrpme of tr.ertaininf the aewe of the
feojile on the firofxiaeil CunWttiitioo. and to
imim i'te vur limhuJ U be uukIs lu tlie
ail Uf !.i.i r, - - - - - , .
farther, nut thotita'vl fon.ei
of the ctictinr Concitiilion, and the ('otMtiiu'MM
a areeoded, be printed fur the iufuniuiikM ot
l)e ciUaens of tins Stale,
Mr, Alston withdrew the resolution
wh'uh he submitted yerterdnv, in
structing the Treaiurrr otxhe State w
give,a statement of the amount of cap
ital stock invested in the several
Banks in this State, fee.
The following gentlemen were na
med as the Library committee, on the
part of this JIuse: Messrs Fisher,
Drodnax, and Thomas N. Mann,
On motion, tht part of the Govern
or'a Message relating to the Indian re
servation of lands, was referred to a
select committee, composed of the fol
lowing members: Messrs. Mebane,
Iredell, Carson, Croom, and Brown.
Saturday, Nov. 22.
On motion of Mr. Turner, it was
resolved, that all resolutions, the ob
ject of which is to draw money from
the pnblic treasury, be read three times
in each hniisr.
Mr, Alston withdrew the resolution
submitted bv him on Thursday lat, re
lative to the Banks of this State, and
substituted the Joiioww, wr.ich was
sent to the Senate for concurrence :
Retohfd, That a joint eelcrt committee be
appointed to inquire into the fte ami condition
of the several incorporated Hank in this State i
whether their N ite are at thU time redeemed
agreeably lo their charter with specie ; if not,
to ascertain when the said Banks will be ready
lo resume specie payments ; and !o to inquire
whether the Notes of said Corporations, or any
of them, hare depreciated from their extrinsic
Value, and if they hse so depreciated, to inves.
tigate and report the meant, if any, of improv
ing and sustaining the credit of said notes.
Mr. Sternly introduced the follow-
Ittnhnl, That a Joint select committee be
snnointed to inauire whether the Puhtic Print-
imt cannot be dane. with, more rcrniomy than
under the eistinr laws, either by apecial eon -
at ah vi ui i w av. taiaut . waaaa s, vv
rcpor1y TiiTl or otherwise. "
' ThisresVduti.Vnw as adopted, and
Messrs. Mebanr, Blackledge, Shep
herd and Strange, were appointed a
commi'tee, on the part of this House,
The following Report was received
from the Public Treasurer j which
was read, referred to the committee on
Finance, and ordered to be printed :
To iKFUontraSle, the General Mtembly c1
the State oj forth Carolina i
Gentlf.mes t Br the bwa of this State
it is made a part of my official duty to in
form von, that the reteiftti at the treasu
ry of Njrth-Carolini with the year com
mencing with the first day of November,
1833, and ending with the last day of Oc
tober, 183, Jocludin: sundry payments
of arrearages, and the public taxes ol
every other description which become
due and were paid at the Treasure of this
State within that period together with
the dividends declared by our State Bank
on the stock or shares held in it by North
Carolina the purchase money or pro
ceeds of the vacant i and unappropriated
lands lately entered, nd paid for in the
course of time above mentioned a.nd the
collection .made from Ibe bond Kiven.by
K4lcih. which wereMam?2Camount
I o this sum, the bslance rcnM'tnin!; in
berrl832,and thereafter, to be accounted
for, as re ported to the last t.eneral As
ttamsrvi jjjfifT i fx m at CP
vHltirT1 v.WIJi H"t1t'H sj sjf sw m m
an aggregate amount of 8239,075 7 1-6
From this' sum ' total, disbursements
have been made within the time first
above mentioned, including the Treasury
Notes and other monies .burnt to the a-
mourit of 8t 19.333 Slit Tha vouchers
far which have been handed over to the
Comptroller, and" are," of coursed inTeV
diness for the examination of.ths commit-
tee of Ftoftnc-'"',"",,j"'-j-'"j' ---'
This exprnditure being deducted from
the aggDegate. ainouot alcove jneniknted,
will be found to leave balance of $09,
72.1 Cl, rcmaininty in the Treasury of
this otatc on the first uav- of November
instant sav on the first day of Novem
ber, 1833,. and hereafter to ba accourtrd
for.' It may bo proper, however, here to
observe! that S3,187 II balance, being
the proceeds of vacant lands entered and
paid for, aro appropiisted by law for.tbe
prernction af Ajticultura, Tsf. ; which
i- il!ttf -i, s;:i tcav f'c;.s;r u,'t
t, fithe ci!inr buttwe and sup-
n f id rnerrtiment.
In ihirinted itements, ftimlihrd bf
the Corroller fur the u of the mem. ?
bersfj lit present trnerai a stem' iy
it.r acvr'vl lems fmlng the refr;m-,n
n't ei)!iiura sbovt mentioned, will U
rund, tiered In their proper places and
under liferent heeds. -
!! rftt amount oi tne cisuenus ne-
' ,u... .v. .!
rlafrd btthi rreaiaent ani erectors w,,, ih.nk rr-,er, and
the SuteJlmk, upon tha shares held In It Ul4 eomflnttee bat ksvs to report by bdl
b Nurttt Carolina, loclurtin-f as well the
t'itiriendof December,'. 1 13 J, as that f
J:.,e, Il3(afir edtictln lha Interest
elmeaarafalriefi b jf that ctirpbrad in.
as due it under the provuions f the act
of Astenb!? of 1811, on arrount of the
unpaidbr khreiOf Thf .stork . hrM therein
Kjr thiiKute', up to the first Mon3afr
Derenber lt. was Rlllv 7oi oi
which sum 811763 65, wtra pid oer
to tbePuHic l'reaurjr bf the oflirers of
thit bnk, In money of the emMrns of
1713 aid 1785. and were thereupon burnt
and rtrtroted a- tht law d'uecis. J he
renulnler being gl 357 II, was had in
notes rf the bank, there beinjc, at that
time, n more money of the emiions
above mrntioned In the vault of the bank.
Of tie sum of 109,733 2IJ, aboe
meutiomd, as bein the balame due and
payable Irom the Public Treaturer to the
State of Worth-Carolina, en the first day
of the prjsent month, ia on lha firt day
ofNotersber, 18J3 gS3,7JI 83. are de
posited and stand at my credit a Public
IreaMirer, in the St- B'k of North
Carolina, at Raleigh i 20arede
poaiied ard stand at my errdit, in like
manner, in the Hank of NewUern. In
Raleiht And gl7,382 56 are depoMicd
in like manner, and tnd at my trecliu at
Public I rcKSurer, in the Hunk of t'pe
Fear, lit ra)etteille s I he remainder i
in the public chest, and i kept tht re to
be at h.nd and in readines to meet the
demand or espendiiureof the day.
In the rnonih of December lat, John
PaMon, lfj. the l'on)miioner appoint
ed by Go. Holmes t superintend the
kc. of the Lnd brlotiing to this
Sintr, coinmotily r.lled the (. hcrokee
Uh'K, paiil into he Public rcaviry, the
Mint of 81 773 IJt. Ix-inif the nett pro
, eecl of Ihe ulei mar1 b him and which
hd come into his h-nds in cah, a com
niis-.ionerafores.iid i which sum was forth
with and BRreeablv to l.w, pUced at the
credit of the Board of Internal Improve
ments; as has been hkeie and since
th! oeriod, in 'he ioure of the Lite fis
cal year, the arther sum of 85 883 49. .lar, the requisitions of the Jrtb section of said
collected from ;he purchHser at the sles act i and l.rttier less penalties than those men
mule bv'Messrs. Franklin and Mebane, iHthc MhwecUon answer a
end "Wellborn and raliaferror
Col. Pation the Conitnitsioner above
nn:ione"dat the same time handed over
h:.. ,k. ,k. k,, ,t,.n
(to wore the-pwvment of -the- bnlner of
the purchnte money of the Unu sold hv
him as aforesuid, amountinr; to R28 710
63 cents ; the whole of which were jiliced
on file, none of them ha ing become due
or payable, until very lately.
ieubTTcTreasn;''er"has rendered to
the Board of Internal Improvements an
account of his rrceifitt and erienditwe
from the first of November, 1822, to the
first of November, 1823, embracing. the
ttrmr above mentioned' together-wHk-U
monies received by him, which are sub
ject to its drafts or disposal ; which shews
or leaves in his hands yet to be accounted
for, the sum of gl7,36l 38J.
From the statement which comnicnrcs
this Report, It will be seen, that the ex
penditures or disbursements at the Treas
ury for the last ver, including the money
burnt, exceeded the balance which re
mdned in the Public Treasury on the 1st
day of November, 1822, by several thou
sand dollars: Itisbelievcdibowever, that
in the course of the present fixes! year,
the dividend Which will piobably be de
clared by the State Bunk on he stock held
in it by this State, be well nigh disencum
bered and released fiom the redemption
of the old p.per money, will so nnterinlly
add to the balance remaining in the Pub
lie treasury on the Ht day of November i
inslMy and aho.e reported, a to
'rnensurateto uie "supJOit of toe Govern
.'S-jjrY - - -;- : -
Your ob't. servsnt, -
. The Exposes or statements of the af
fairs of the .several' Hanks of this State,
required hy a resolution o.f the last As
sembly, will be tuid before the Legislature
on Monday next. , J. H.
PaMghyAov. 22d, 1823. '
Mr. Roarre presented the petition of
John Burgitt, James Moore and oth
ers, praying for the passage of a law
sacdly.ipc..yrj)a'LPertlty shall be incur
red' for the breach that rart f the
L-oostituti o thrs-Dtste, which says
" all persons shall be at liberty to ex
ercise thiir own mode of worship,"
which was referred to rhe Judiciary
committee. , ' .
Mr. Fisher presented the petition
of Michael Rymer, of Rowan; and
Mr. Iredell presented, the petition of
Thomas Small, of Chowan, praying to
be restored ts credit h which were rc-
fern J to tli trwmltlef of freest
tions and (irievan'es.
On motion i f Mr. Baker, It was
"JtrhiL That the tonira.iire an the
ry be l-r.'ed to imre Jnu h f ,H,?2
of m ammlmf an uf the (ienrrJ Amtmbly
rMrd In !', w amwi an an
arattoa of the Uneral AmnMjt to alU.w
ltitwt on Jmlg-wteWS rteofd W artwmt
rMKht on eoira:t, and to nwtifala the ieri.
t oi eiecotMJt in aoch a y a to secure to
the i4om of pewns djtrf Initiate, eutfi
..r, a th. ftwnenr. now tsemnt bf law
or lerwe. . -
On motion of Mr, Campbell, tot
committee on the Judiciary were in-j
s'tructcd to Inquire Into the Kxprd
tyofalttring the law of Landlord and
I enant, so as.to pro Id a shorter and
les eapeoslvsinodst for liapot sesViog
tenants who hold over, and to secure
to the landlord his rent and that they
report by bill or otherwise
M. M rtin presented a Dill to re
peal the 5th and 6th sections of an act,
passed in 18:0, entitled Man act to
prevent the marriage of infant fe
males. M . Leonard, a Bill to repeal an
act passed in 1813, entitled " an act
fixing on the sum hereafter to be paid
to the State lor varant lands,"
M . Uuner, a Bill to repeal, in part,
the 4h section of an act, passed in the
year 1806 entitled an act to revise the
militia laws of this State, rtlitive to
the artillriy companies of light Infant
ry, Grenadiers and riflemen.
I he foregoing Bills passed their
Mo Stanly presented a bill, to
amend an acr, entitled an act refla
ting descents, paisrd in 1803; which
was read and referred to the Judicia
Mr. Roane, a Bill to repeal an act,
passi d in 1 822, entitled an art to alter
the time of holding two of the Courts
Tf Plras and Quarter Sessions lor the
county of Burke. Which bills were
read the first time.
Tuesday, Air. 25.
On motion of Mr. Wilkinn, it was
?e9iW. That a select committee be app in
tel lo enquire into the eipedienc) of amending
the 9th ami 10th sections of the act of 181.5,
amending the militia laws of this state, in such
a way as not to require the infliction of the sev.
eral penalties contained in the 10th section of
saiil act lor a failure to observe, in i very partic
The said resolution was referred to
committer composed jf ;Meas
Wilkin;, Sellers, Smith, Campbell and
Rvmey,- --- -
Mr. Roane presented the petition
ol Jacob Smith and others, citizens of
Burke county, praying the obstructions
to the passage of fish up Lower Creek,
in saiu county, oe removes oy taw
Mr. Fisher presented the petition ol
the heirs of Joseph Cunningham, lite
of Rowan county, stating that their
ancestors purchased a tract of confis-
cated-- lands -from --the .-Gommisoner
of confiscated property, and paid the
purchase money ; a part of which has
been evicted j and praying for reim
bursement. 1 he foregoing petitions were refer,
red j the former to the commute of
Propositions and Grievances, and the
tw o. latter to the committee of Claims.
M. Roane presented a bill, incor.
poratirg M irganton Academy j which
w. s read the first time and passed.
A message from the Senate, inform
ing that they had passed a resolution
in favor of Judge Norwood, and ask
ing the concurrence of this House,
The resolution was read nn reject
ed. On motion of Mr. Hassell. the
vote vs reconsidered, and the rcsolu-
tion was thertuponrjtad the .Jtrsit..je
cutt aod. third umeao .pss
whpnv was referred the petition of Mi
chael Kymer, of Rowan county, re-
er j which report was concurred in, and
the bill read the first and second times,
The bill to repeal the act of 1822,
altering the time of holding two of the
Courts of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
for Burke county also the bill to re
peal, in part, the 4th section of the act
of J80t, revising the "militia laws, re-
JattTe; to iarttWery tompinie of light
infantry grenadiers and riflemen were
read the see end time, and passed. .
The bill to repeal the 5th and dh
sections of the act of 1820, to prevent
the marriage of infant females, was
read and referred to the Judiciary com
mittee. -', -.
The bill to repeal the act of 1818,
fixing the sum to be paid to the state
for vacant lar.Jl, was rsaal ths tecoid
tlmr, inj, ox tnoiloa tf Mr. Cur.!
postponed iadr fioitly,
Wednesday, Kct, 25,
Mr. Lovt presented the petition cf
John Shulle, cf Hay woM county, sta
ting that he had been ejected from
tract of land purchased from the Com
missioners appointed to sill the lands
lately acquired from the Cherokee la.
dianl by treaty, and prying that th
purchase money, with costs of tuir
be refunded to him. The petition was
referred to the committee on the Indi
an reservation of lands,
Mrt llarravr presented thrprtniot
of lJaniel JNoorncaser, oi Uviuaoi
county, praying for the passage of law
to divorce him from hit wife Catha
rineC:lUfcfrcdW-the- cow mitten
Propositions and Grievances.
Messrs. Stanly, Iredell, Strange, T,
K. Mann and Taylor, were appointed :
a committee, on the part of this House,
on the resolution, adopted by the Vn
itt, makir g inquiry into the expedien-,,
cy of amending the judiciary system,
so far as relates to the Circuit Courts
of this state, "
On motion of Mr. Fisher, it was
) '.(, That the joint select committee e
the aiibjeet 4 amending the judiciary system,
be instructed to inquire into the eipedieney of
pasting a law fur dividing the state into three
supreme judicial districts the Fawtern, the
MiiUlle, sin! the Western and to provide that a
Supreme Court be held by the presrnt Juitfef
of the Simrelne f 'ourt onee a ye r, or oftener,
in each of uid districts j and, further, to inquire
hether it will not promote the public interest
to constitute said Courts as Courts of Chancery
and that they report by bill or otherwise.
Mr. Ward, from the committee of
Cl-iims, made a report upon the petu
lion of Jonathan Weaver j whit h was
read, and, on motion, recommitted Vf
the s-tme committee.
Mr, Taylor presented a bill, fixing
the lime for giving notice to endorsers
of bonds and notes in certain cases '
which was referred to the Judiciary
The bill to repeal the act of 1822,
altering the time of holding two of the'
County Courts for the county of
Burke j who a bill to repeal, in part,
the 4th section of the act of 1806, to
revise the militia laws of this statefT
relative to the artillery companies of
light infantry, grenadiers and rifle
men; and also a bill concerning Mi
chad Rymer, of Rowan county were
respectively read the third time and
passed, and ordered to be engrossed. L
The bill incorporating Morganto
Academy was read the seccmd timer
raow Tea anaiea ana. j-
Ei tract of a letter from a highly reihettt
ble gentleman, in Aev York, to hit fritni
" You mav rest assured that the bold
ret svhieh originated at Albany
Senator Van Biiren'a newspaper, the Ar
gus, relative to the result of our Legisla
tive election, and which has traveled as far
as Richmond, is destitute of the smallest
assertion; Noah, of the Advocate, ae-v
ronded it ; Binns, of the Democratic
Press, bucked it ; the National Intellicen-
cer gave new life to it ; and tht Fnquirer, .
it seems, has also kicked on this football,
of falsehood. I assure you, that whenever
the regularly nominated candidates were
even wtiected, they were opposed, and,
in almost every instance, defeated.' That -there
are a majority of regular nomina
tions elected, no one doubts ; but where
they were not opposed and difea ted, it was
because they were known to be unfriend
ly to Mr. Crawford. Of course, there
was no necessity to oppose most of the
nominations. I assure you, and you may.
note down the assertion, that there wilL
not be twenty Jive Crawfordites in our
next Legislature. But Van Buren. Noah,
Binns, Gales, Ritchie, Sec. think it abso-
lu.tejy ...nece.ssai, w
ford still has I 'a Tchance' oT
nt party nave tern entirety oroxen auw
in cur ttcte, by an indignant people."
Extract of a letter from a gentleman in-New-Jersey
to the Editors of the Washington Re
publican, dated November 1.
Yesterday Joseph MTlvaineresTwsj;
unanimously elected a Senator in Con,
gress by our Legislature, to supply tne
vacancy occasioned by the appointment
of Judge Southard, as Secretary of the
Navyr - - - - ''
Dr. Batemat), our former repreisnta-.
live, was a candidate but the bare report
that he 'was- friendly to the Uterestof Mj-,
Craw ford, for, t he Piedencyr pivep4
his receiving a single vote.
1r. M'lhaine is considered frietidlf
to Mr. Calhoun. Mr. Calhoun, it is cer
tain, Is growing in public estimation ,
ly, ini will finally , receive, I have liwa
doubt, the vote of New-Jersey. .
Bv the ecrflaeratich of a house in th'
state ef Maine, an accomplished yong
lady, agsa ! t, wis te ! -