HAMHI1UUY, N. C. TUKSIUY, IKIUtUAllY 3, 1821.
llUhtt A lw iK L'mttJ State.
Tl irrma of the Wtiifm Carotinta) will
(Wrrtftrr t M rUU I V r year,
payable la advance.
AW;' mentt HI b inaerteJ at f.rt V c
perdue for fa Cm .4Mws, tt Iwewrn
CCnt ar IK! sinarijtic,il PW.,
All Lfttm tddrcJ t ite Ed.tor, must be
ptl fmiit, or they ill not be i1ivlcl to.
fllllR trustee of the Pleasant Retreat AeadV
A my, in lif-ltmt. N. C. have aoeeeeded in
V .1 n . ' I . . t - . I..
procuring aismncr rnncipas i raiorr w ""('I"
th plat of the Her. icAm MosUt. vis t Mr.
-ftfesj It. Mrttalf. a rmduaie of llamde Sydney
Ciller. Va. who i rwnnfMrnkd by Dr. Ci-
ing, the President of al4 College, M I M f
una acfpltunAitk awn tfiarsnrr, ana ewineBtiy
qualified lo teach in oar beat puhhe school, and
under whom the exercise or tai Acaemy
Boarding can be lial la the village and l' vj.
einii), on reasonable term. The price of tui
tion arc m follow., via r For teaching tb dead
I-angiiagc and higher branches of science, 0
per acvwon fur Knglih tuition, via i reading,
ttn'mg and arithmetic, gl per acasMM.
From the healthy aitiution of Uiia Academy,
lha moral ami ind.iatrioo eliaraeter of tint cili
irni of the villarc and ite vicinity, lotrrt her with
the eminent qualification of the teacher, H i
believed to be an eligible place lor tr runca
tion of youth i and winch the Truster hope viU
be patroiuaeu or an rnngntenea puDoc.
Mr OTlrrol the buH of rniees.
kSi' JACOB r'OKNKY, A-rV
Steam lloat Maid of Orleans,
(7fffp Wholesale Slore.
njr, at ciif.raw,)
2' 1823. C
f 111 F. Maid trf Hlrrn (lialn hrcn detained
L fir repair more tlun a rrvint Li longer than
th' time .jMTifiril hr fit'rn contract) liaiconv
tnriK-rd her rrfpilir trip tottii. plcr, am! arri.
tciI thUday ith a tkluaiilc cargo ot at kat
130 tons Mrrrliantlize.
fhe it to he a rrinilar trader brlwrcn tbi place
an I Clmrloton, tmiching for frrigbt aitd pat.
,h-nrr at r or ret oo, and ill itop on the nv
rr for inifxrtnt frcigtitt. Mie ia eupplied
iih l.igiitrn, and inch other convenience! a
a arrant hrr nwneri in atating, ronliilently, that
lie will be aMe to lay d-wn gnodi at cither
rlee, in the It.wrtt Hate of ib It er. in 8 to
ID dart t arc I on a fair river from 4 to 6 daya.
Her ownera have provided wharf and mare
lionac at bMh plurea, covenient, (afe and under
cover. Thev will ailvance eah ami romi on
Cotton ami pnwltice ahipped by her, and acll for
a cnatomarv eommiuon. rhry will eieeute
air orJrra aa CiwSMtoit, rntU'.nun, PbJUkl-
nhia,or Nrw.ork, in each of which place they
huc ettahlithed Iitiv; and they aolicit the
public, patronage for tlitt Boat and their H'hole
wle Store a! ttiU place, only an (ar aa they can
make U tbir intuval to use the one, and buy
from the other.
Connected with the aWe Jin', the tubarri
bcra have eatahU.lird a U'HolrtaU Sture, and av
aurc their cuatonicra a liberal cotirae of dralinr
and fair prkca, very low, because their goods
hnve been ami will be elccted from the princi
p( rr.arkrta in the 1'nitrd States and under all
poovible adran'agea flr buvTiig low j- and their
prof.t ahall be charged with a light hand, an
iig'it a to make it the intercut of country deal
era and other to get many of their aupplie
from thia eUbi;hment. Hy the Maid of Or
lean, they have thi tbiy received one-fourth to
ot'e-third of tluir nun-hava, (which have been
made in New-Yotk. Iloaton, I'hiladelphia, and
at nome of the prinripHl manut'actorie i) the
rt'tidiic of which will be nceiviMl by the next
trip of the Boat, ay about Uk 6tb to' the 8th of
Jaiiuarv. Their purchase coniiit of the follow
ing leading articles viz : 200 barrela of Wlii.
kry ; 2J IiTkU. northern Rum ; 5 do N. Orlcant
do 5 (lo Jamaica do i S do YY. I. do; 20 do Su
gar 3U do prime retailing molaaae ; pipe and
3r. eaik Cognac Bramlv Hotheads (iin, Ma
eria and other Winee, (tome 7 year old;) 100
piece Dundee Bagging, A2 in. ; 1 bale twine ; ,
20 coil Bale Hope ; 100 bag Coffee , 20 do
pepper and pimento ; 20 ton Swede iron i 1 do
tierman Steel ; J do Amencan do ; 3 do plough
moulds ; 2 do allot i 1 do bar lead i do Hollow
H'are, aborted ; 2 do ahot, aMorted ; 20 Kegs
Duponti FF. and FFF. Powder; 150 4a wrought
and cut nail ; 5 tierce retailing Kice t 20cakf
cheeac) 4 dox. Philadelphia mill and cro cut
saw cask of htmmen, Carolina hoes, trace
chain. Trowels, kc. Axra, bundles Spade, Shov
el, and Frying pan ; boxe Candle, Soap, win-
. flow Glasei 50 doi. Whittemore's Cotton Card;
100 do Wool Mats; 50 do Horamor napt do ; 50
. da neaver.ila.BJL aud. White .20 do Children'
moroccro'u'oT'oennnihlfa' iftdCsei, assor
ted i Crockery in cratea i 20 barrel train or
tanner oil r 30 fiiiton riatrnt eaM won I'UmgU,
the oet patent mbe Union, and well wortny
the attention of the planters ; 20 barrels Shad
and mackerel; 20 doz. Corn Brooms; rose,
point and duffil Blanketa.
BRERS,- BUNNELL fc CtV-
CV-nv, J5ec. 22, 1823. t96
Cash and Goods paid for Cotton, Wheat
Flax -need, dry Hide, and moat kinda of produce
State of North-Carolina,
EQUITY office, 22d January, 1824: Samuel
Kdwarda tert Mcaback Gentry: The
defendant in the above case, and thoae intere.
ted, will take notice, that on Monday, the 16th
lay of February next, at rhy office, at the court
house in Salisbury, I will proceed to take the
account submitted tome innaid caae, relative to
-'th'cNhdne of the egroe mentioned in -tlio- bill t
at which time and place they will please to
FOR land ald by order of writ of venditioni
exponas, for tide at tbc priutinjr-office.
It a ill be recollected by our reader, that, at
that rotnmrnemetit of Ut'tr4on of tie larf
General Aaaenibly, a reaolntion waa a-hpud,
appoint In j a committee to inquire into the coo
Crn of the Ili.nhof thi tute. The f.llow.
Ing H tl. funclu4ft of t that
aaiitec, on lha awbjrd Cf ether ailh an clpo
itioti of U aiTalrt f tboae corporation, com
mainirtted ll.rotigj (U baacU of the I'uMU
MFrom t tlew of the ttaitmcn'j fur
nUhed tr the Public Treaiorer, your
committee ar el opinion, that h trl
bank! In Ibi Slate ere row managed with
muclt ptudence and ability; and thai br
(radullf withdrawing their notei Irom
circulaUon,ther are appreacbint tcondi
lion, thai may enable litem to meet with
promptitude all ibe demand that ahall be
made upon them. On thia cipectation
your committee couia 'onCJcntly rctf
but that the unfort'in four
trade above alluded t . lc it con
tJuue, erer aubicct oi r , .traor
dinary drafta from abroa' ate of
preparation lo meet them leasen
tbeir ability to comply wi ti raaloo
al demaoaa at nome. 1 'U)- . m-
mittee are of opinion, tl.- he
calla of, our citizene for ipciu, iwauli
from the evil juit adverted to, and ia prb
clpt1f conBned lo tkoee, who. bating in
the cotirte of buaineaa contracted debt
in other State, are required lo pay specie
or Dank paper at a discount. Thi dia
count, which forma the measure of depre
ciation, hat hitherto been fluctuating, and
ia now but little more than the utual rate
of exchange. But vour committee are ol
opinion that thia depreciation of ;he pa
per of our Hjnks, in the Slate to the
. i. t . . . l . i
lion n m ut cannui wun propneiy uc ai -
lnmito.1 to anr doubta of the aolvency or
ability ol the Uankt to redeem their notei
with terie ; for thev are pertuaded that
auch a cause would have produced a much
grea'er effect, and that instead of alterna
ling between eight and five per cent, the
paper of our Dankt would have ceased to
circulate at any price. Vour committee
are of opinion,-that the depressed charac
ter of our Dank paper i principally ow
in it to the fact, that there i no sufficient
tendency in the course of rur commerce
with other States, to restore it to us when
it hat once found a circulation abroad ; and
where it must ever be in tome degree an
article rf speculation, and its value in the
market dependent on the quantity on
hand, and the demand for specie.
From thi view of the subiect, four
commute, .rr l.nahl- lo anneal an. !
. . P . . ' .1
gisiauve provision mat wouia, in tneir
s . - t r -a . a a t -a
opinion, be calculated to remove the evil,
which mutt continue to exist, in a grea-
ter or less degree, to long at the several
FVtnka in rmr Slat. hll rirenlat. rh.,r
nolesv in . amount equal to the demands!
" .. w-.-.w ........
and nccesities ol the people.
" Keapectlullr tuomitted,
"W1L1JS ALSTON, Ch'n.
To the honorable the Grnrral Mirmbly of
tilt uiutr I .rvrid vurvu'iu.
Gentlemen : In obedience to a Resolu
ion of the last General Attembly, I do
myself the honor herewith to lay before
you the Statements or Exposes of the af
fairs of the three several Banks of this
State ;uur of which statements apply to
the Banks of Cape Fear and Newbern,
and go to shew the condition or situation
of those corporations at the djtes of the I
declarations of the two last Dividends
made by them respectively, vii. on the
7 tat r.f rmf I 001 r.A nn In. k r.(
Vint VI l WW I u . ail .1 vi iu gvni ui
vUirvs a v a uvj mi V ry ytwasf tanvai
not quartet ly statements, which would
have been preferred, could they be made
up with equal accuracy and precision ;
hut frnm several hind-rimr muses, snrh
as the failure of the timely arrival of re
turns from the distinct Branches, Sec. Sec
this wat totind to be difficult and incon-1
venient. 1 he fifth or remaining state-1
menteCjU.r9tKtq. the State ; Bank I
exclusively, and shews its situation
condition up lo the fimcnt day t
It will be recollected, that the Banks
first above mentioned declare their divi
dends on the 30th of June, and 3 1st of
December, in each and every year ; and
that the State Bank makes its dividends
on the first Mondays in June and Decern
ber in each year; circumstances which
will account for the half-yearly expose or
statement ol the all airs of the latter, be
ing brought forward to and ending at a
later period tban thoae of the former. In
regard to the Bank last mentioned, one
statement only was thought sufficient, in
asmuch at that comet up to the firetent
timei but if a statement or expose for the
six TTtqntha-immediately preceding the
first Monday in" June 'tasl, shall be con
sidered atbfiog likewise useful, it thall
I j a it I
iviiitin rmDrcirunv. iirniipmrn. vnur i
JOHN HAYWOOD, P. T.vwV.
Jtaleith, 24M ,Yv, 1S23,
Cm'v1 A Mtult Jtanh tf A 'it,CrHnu
Noteaincirfwlaiiiri, j RfW.MJ
IhM 10 forrign liaoka, . I UXJ 71
Due fof IfebuaU, . " l7im (r4
The b larva ronalMa of
- l Raaerred lo cover
- 1 bae on obt k
by reaolation lite,
Wpkta aubjeti lo
diVMicad ou Dec.
Foreign fund, vie.
491,376 8 J
Bank Note ana
Bond and Kote discounted.
Check k Bill on Bank in N. C.
Due by the fctate of N. Carolina.
Heal Katate, 'ii. Bank Lot and
House ami lamia ml llouaca
taken for debta,
Uik A'wv. 1823.
Ximte r CeaAM ( Bik f ttpFtmr, n
TvJuj iA31t Dee. Hj.
Capital htock paid in, r8R,2O0
Bank notca in circulation, 61. '14
Depostte or euma due to
45. .35 77
I le to Bank.
''r1' wl l(m 0T aurplua.
Amount of Specie on hand.
N'"1 f Kxehange on hand.
Due by Bank in account.
Note of Bank on hand.
Debt on discounted note
I hereby certify that the bve ute
mcnt exhibits the true ttate orcondition
of the Dank of Cape Fear, on 3Ut De-
W. ANDERSON, Caihitr.
MtnJtj the 30M Jini-, 18Z3.
Capital Stock paid in, 7H8,i00
WW ""a Han. m circulation,
,KPow."- or tum uu lo
I l . - !
SI ,5.7,953 38
Amount iue to Banks
Profit and Lota, or surplus.
g--', ... nf
0,her Bank on band, R31,977
I Amount due by Bank,
in account, 93,112
I ww-ll a n . I a
"J,,toJ "cnange on nana.
Debt, consistinc of Note dis
counted and judgments.
T hereby certify that the loregorng
statement is correct.
W; ANDERSON. CuMer.
Statement if the affuin the Bank of .Xrmbern,
To ?ehu due the Bauk bX bonJ
n . i . . ,
Foreign fund, other than Specie,
Notes of other Bank, Bill of Ex-
change k deposits in other Banks,
"cpoaita and duties
Note in circulation, '
c, , , , - , J
Debts due the Bank by bond
Bank property other than real
Foreign funds, other than specie.
,i Notes of other Banks, Bill of Ex.
icaiuim utrn n.
. IN St.NAlE,
, Jan. 1 9 1r. lxwry presented the
memorial 01 eunarr mertnante erxi un
nerwritera of the city 01 rhlUdelpbla, on
the subject 01 rrencH spoliations 1 re
ferred te (he "commhuo on rreljn ReU
Mr. Smith from the committee of Pi
nance, reported bill which came from
the other Houte, authoriung the com
mittione rs cf the Sinking Fund to pur
chase the aeven per cent, stock of the
United States in the year 1834, with a
trifling amendment. On the motion of
Mr. S. the bill was taken up for consider
a t ion in committee of the whole, reported
to the Senate, and patted to a third read
mg. Subsequently, by general content,
Ihe bill pad Irs third reading, wat pasted
at amended, and tent bark to the other
Jan. 20. The bill which originated in
the Senate, explanatory of an art, entitled
" An acl f-ir the relief of the oflkert, vol
unteers, and other pertont, engaged in
the late campaign against the Seminole
Indians," passed 4th May, 1823, wat read
the third tirne,and pasted.
Mr. Van llmen gave notice that he
should ask Irjve, on Thursday next, to
introduce a joint resolution, proposing an
amendment lo the constitution of the
United Si:,tet, on the tubject of the pow
er of Congrrss to make rtMdt and canals.
The report of the committee "n CUimt,
unfavorable to Ihe petition of Hanson
Kelly, of North-Carolina, was taken up
for consideration. This petitioner claim
an additions sum of niottev, which he
states to br due him. tinder a contract
with the Marsh! ol North-Carolina, for
supplying r.tionsto prisoner! during the
Lie war. A motion of Mr. Macon to re
verie the report of the committee, pre
vailed ; t".d the report was re-comniined,
with instructions to prepare a bill for the
relief of the piti'.ionri .
IIOtSK OP HKI'HF.SKN TAT IVES.
Jan. 17. On motion of Mr. M'DulTie.
the House went into a committee of the
hole on the state of the Union, on the
resolution by him reported from a select
committee, for i-mending the Constitution
of the United States, respecting the choice
of llicitoi of president and V ice Presi
dent. Mr. M'Duflre delivered af length his
views on the measures embraced in the
resolutions, and occupiid the fl mr until
four o i lock : when the comrniitee rose
and the House xdiourned to Monday
Jan. 19 Mr. H-jvd, from the commit
1ee to whom the stibiert was referred
reported a biil to authorize iho occupy
linn of the Columbia r.r Oregon river
which was tire read, and committed.
THI". (iRl'lt t)i rsff o y .
The House then went into a committee
of the whole, Mr. Taylor in the c nir
on the resolution some time since ofl'erci
bv Mr. Webster, which is, io the words
tfiilml. That provision ought to be made by
law for deftaxinir the exnencc incident to the
. appointment of n Agent, or Commissioner, to
tireece, whenever the president ahall deem it
exprdu nt to ii ake such appointment
I he resolution having been read Mr
ebster rose and delivered hit viewn on
the suSject to the house in a lengthy and
able speech ; when the house adjourned.
Jan. CO. Mr. Cocke, from the com
mittee on Indian AfLirs, reported a bill,
providing f r the appointment of two In-
diitn agents, in addition to those already
provided for by law, aud fixing their com
I nentation : which was twice read, and
Mr. Crowninshield, from the comrnii
tee of Naval AlTnirs, reported a bill au-
thoiizing the buildinp; of ten sloops of
war; which was twice read and commit
V RCtljlt DR. t A rAVETTE.
- Mr? Mt clue -lrm the. conuntttetv.tO'.
whom the subject wat referred, reported
ting the Marquis de la Fayette, striking
out the preamble and all that followt the
word " Netoivrd" and tubstuuttng the
That the Marquis De Lafayette ha
ving expressed his intention to visit this
country, the President be requested to
communicate to him the assurances ol
grateful and affectionate attachment still
chemhed towards him hy the govern
ment ami people of the United.States.
" And be it further Retolved, That, as
a mark of national respect, ihe President
cause to be held in readinca a ship of the
line, and invite the Marquis to take pas
sage herein, whenerer his disposition to
"1"" ""t if
inously in the atiu tyiative ; anti me reso
lution :ts amended, wa.s ordered to be en-
,'rr3srJ lor a ihird reading-
the oaarg eaitc
On motion of Mr. Webster, the? Houte
then retolved Itself lno a committer of
the whole on the ttate of lie Union, Mr.
Taylor In the e hair,
Mr. Clav ofTrre I the Mloalng, wiilch
he desired to lay on the table fr consld
erattkant-' ... -r,. ,
Krthf4 ly rO flmnlf end f ,,( K'ftrt
mMivn tlU UJt4 Vtnlrti ( mft atwm.
hlrHf That the people of ihrae t a'M n-
ter, without keriout Irqiiitlude, anr firrible
ii)terp":ti"n, by the Allied Power of F.urope,
in behalf of apain, to reduce lo their former
subjection, those parts of the continent of Amer.
ara, which have proelaimed and established for
Ihemselvea, respectiveJ', IntlrpetMlrnt iscrn-
mew, and which have been aoUmnly rtcog.
ni4 by the t nitl Hates.
The rommittee of the whole hiving
resumed the consideration of the resolu
tion recommending an apprnpristion to
defray theexpenteof a mission tofireexe,
Messrt. rointetf, Randolph, ( uthbert,
and Clay, delivered their tentimentt on
the tubject ; when ihe house adjourned.
NAVY OF Ttir. I'M! ED STATE.
Extract from a rt-rtort of Ihe rotnmiasioriera
of the Navy, date'd 13h of Nov. 182J.
YttA f H'ttr in Ctrnmittn, 10, 182J.
Franklin, thip of the line, Pacific.
United States 44 Vr? X" KleXt tf,t
Constitution, 44 Mediterranean
Congre-, 36 .n,u(, H'.h AmenU.
Cne, 24 Mediterranean
John Adam, 24 Writ Indir
Ontario, In tledlrmutean
Erie, IS Mediter-anean
Peaciek, 1 West Indie
Hornet, IS Wert Indie
Spark, brig, 14 W1 Indie
Nonsuch, 12 Mrditerranrsn
Por;Mie, 12 Surveying Florida Coast
Dilihin. : Pacific
(rumpus, 1 W'ctt ItH'.ie
bhark, 12 W i-rt Indies
NervpituUititn. X sliip of thr line, 2 44 gun
frigates, 1 ,6 (run fri(s'r, 2 44 fruit htris, 4 II
gun sloops I 14 ifuu brig,5 12 irun schooner
In rommixinn, speria'lv quippeil for t'ie tup.
prrssion of Piracy, 1 kicatu galhot, S a Hull i
H small schooiiiRS viz liir, houn l, J:i( ksll.
Fox, Wild I 'at, Bragle, Ferret, Weaxle. and
Terrier i 5 bsres, u. Vtn-piilo, liiuit. Midge,
Sand Fly, and (.llinit r ; 1 trantiort ship,
Veneli in OriLnury .t.'iinrjr I(jn.
Indepmlrtee, liip of the br.e, Wash'ntrtnn,'
do. Columhtia (Jo. 1 he hulls of these ships are
in good order; though it otild he proper to
examine tHir lvflm lrf'H M"n'in; to
sea. Their upper decks and works require
Delaware, ship of the line, North-Carolina,
do. Ohio, do. Have never been in Communion j
hulls in goodorderj Ixtt'oms ooM requiri ex
animation Kefe tle k to ami tin ir impcf
works and decks would probably reipurc soma
Cuerrier, 44, require repairs.
Java, 44, ver)' much derated.
Constellation, if req'iires some repair.
Macedonian, Zfi, do.
F'.ilton, steam frigate, used as a receiving
vcsel. J '
" Atcrr, eln. in gxxl wer atteh,
Aip, lo. n.ixh decayed.
Hrtufitu!ation. 6 ships of the line, 2 44 gun
fripates, 2 36 do. ; 1 steam f'ijra'e, used as a
receiving vessel ; 1 receiving ship, and the Asp,
a small Nchooner, utterly usrlc sa.
Shif)t on the tvchi, the Iin'.
1 at Portsmouth, rMild be launched in 60 Jays.
1 a' Boston, do. do. .10
1 at do. do. do. 9(1
1 at Philadelphia do. do. 180
1 at Gosport, V. do. do. 120
Fneitrf nf the FTrtt VUitt.
1 at Washington could be launched in .IO day.
I at do do. do. 90,
1 at Philadelphia do. do. 30
1 at New.York, do. do. 30
1 at Portsmouth, do. do. .30
Heeiifntuhitiii. 5 ships of the line, 5 fripate.
Nbtx. The above vrsaehi could, if required
for service, be launched in the rime respectively
stated i but their equipment would take a con
siderable longur time.
These vessels are building under the law for
the gradual increase of the Navy. : and the fol-
lowing were also built under the law : Colum
bus, Delaware, North Carolina, and Ohio, ships
of the line.
Making the number built and building at fol
lows : 3 ships of the hue, and 5 frigates of the
The TTtahirront-pa'tirM-by the Le giU
ture of Alabama, proposiog General Jack,
son as T suitable csndidattrfc'r President
of the United States; have been returned
to that body with the Governor's dissent,
as a matter "not fairly within the legiti-matet',,-ft-c'?'h'al'0,u
Dan 1. of Alabama Jias been located at Ca-
hawba. Milledgeville Hec.
The Cadets at the West Point Military
Academv have presented, through Lieu-
enant Leilie, the Ircssurer, 463 dollars
to the Greek Fund in New York ; the offi
cers and instructors of that institution have
Uo given 140 dollars ; the hlusiciant and
citizens at West Point have presented 63
dollars ; making in all 67 1 dollars.
We " a re sorroy to observe, that the
the country. inVestthcstrr, Petith and
other places, its nrotrrrss is said to bo