bt, ' ... ' :
umsr rittyt r.cjwrr,
lietha arrival at New.York, on lh '
tDia .Mt Leeds end, on the Uih, of the ship
Canada, fHul'm paper to U H J l-Wvrpool
la ih 34 of Jsmis7, have been received. Iht
h..!.. m takta from Naw.York
pr to L tJdktdt.. .
" ' aril.
tk- d.tta ere to the Slit of De
cember. Ferdinand presided at Council
.! tti.ia Ait I tin
- tin It mJ to bfl rnuic '
which wee expected lobe pblUhea on mi
- rih n- .k. nther hand, wo Bnd It st
eral amnestr, 10 lonx expected, h mil a
disputed point majority ofjhe Council
of Castile ppote It, anil the'fahetlct do
their utmost to excite discontent in tne
province! wiih respect to tne concilia
lorr measures, which to the moderate
teem Indispensable. Addresses and re
monstrances to the Klnic succeed ech
other; tever.il are written in such violent
language, and hold up 'o the Sovereign the
Ero p ft of so many evil and disasters, ii
e pardons and unite round his throne so
inanr thousands of rnltled subjects, that
hi Afajetty, naturally inclined to listen to
the Servilea, will very likely follow their
advice, in ipite of all the objection and the
efforts of the Foreign Minister, and the
counsel of tome wie Spaniard, who feel
that reconciliation i neceary . AYcan
time, the prison ere full, the trial of the
unhappy person confined in them are
without any relaxation of eerity, and
thouwh the war hat been terminated these
promised them before the King left Ca
dix io join the Prince-
The son of the jrquisde Cast Irujohas
been morally wouniied in a duel with
French Oflieer at Midrid. He was 23
tears of ce, and on the point of a mat ri
monil Jl'unce i it is taid the origin of the
dispu'e was more political than amorous
I he prelates and all the ertlcsiustics
who are at M,dril, hve presented a pet:
tion to the Kin,?, for the establishment of
the Inqii-ition. Tnr Ktn answered that
he ws not authorised to d't it br the Pope.
The Duke of San Frnundu has been
banished to hit estates, for hating refused
the embassy which was offered him.
It is stated th-t the people of Grenada
had proeeded in a nvb to the piisons r.f
tht town, sod assassinated more than 2000
From the London papers, we learn that
at, important change fm been made in the
French Chambers. One fifth of the De
puties hve heretofore been elected annu
ally. 7e Chambers have been dissolved,
and the ner election are to be for tfven
yean, for the whole lumber of Depu
ties. SOUTH AMERICA.
The French papers do not conceal the
designs of the Holy Allunce against
South America. Die Etoile says, that the
men of war San Pablo, San Bias, and I
three corvette, are arming in the port of
Cadiz ; that the expedition is dcttined for
the Pacific ; and that, with this maritime
succor, the Vicerovalty of Peru will soon
find Vtseirin Tcondition to destroy the re
volutionary army of Chili, as well a the
force from 7erra Firma, (Colombia)
which now desolate that beautiful region.
The Pilot e, a Parts pper, announce,
on the authority of a letter from Touten,
dated December 9th, tht six frigate and
eight sloop of war were fit ing for tea in
that port, whose destination was said to be
Braril and the South Sea.
A letter from Madrid, of the 9th Dec.
lays' The new government rioea not re
nounce the colonies ; a small expedition
has already sailed from Cdi, (but with
out troops,) for L ima."
7Tie strucgle between the Turks and
Greeks, says the Morning Herald of De
cembi r 54, is so lingerink- with scarcely
an affair deserving the name of a battle,
that at present it is little though of. Hie
advantage of the Greeks at sea are deci j
aive ahHftContet .Die. -Mrf tms element
they meet the Ttrrks-with a ientrment of
thetr superiorittr, and an assurjnee of sue,
cess, which must alone be sufficient to de
cide the victory.
The latest account we find is u article
"7TaTedAntona7 Decri 2, whieb-Bvr that
letters from Cotfu, Cephalonia, Trieste,
and Calami, confirm the defeat of the
Turkish fleet, Out f 52 vessels, onlv 22'
have made their escape, with the Captain
Pacha, to the Dardanelles. Twelve have
been taken, burned, or run ashore, and the
rest remain blockaded in the Gulf of. Le
la by the Greeks.
; fr,mtltriefltTOannef,-the-te-bt;Uig ailed
Vhh rfttten and damaged cotton, was de
tected in King street on Thursday la'st f
and may be seen at the Tobacco. Inspec
tion. It was from the jgin of Henry
ilson, in Colleton District. I he wag
oner refunded the money, and went off,
leaving the cotton-behind him.
Tt"tnAY MOHMNti. MAnCtl 2,
" YOICK OF THE rEoilLK.
Aeeordlnr to a nrevlou wotUe, a Urt "J
napectabU nombtr of the eltUens of CUrrua
enunlj convened at the eourt houae In Concord,
en tha 21 at uh. fo eor.ilt who shall ha the No.
t.V, en,!uLta n wtxxiuon to the mcm noon
nation, fi an tbcU from thia district, U elect
t.t irvl Vk: Prtw.lent of the Va.tel
fltateai when Wiir.am M Lead waa appoUted
ehalrMn. wt J.U Beard, Kcrrtryr-T--
Allison, Gen. Paul Rirrinptr, Jiruc A. Nvsim,
James M. Hutchiaon, Raq. and Alphonao
Aleunder, Esq. waa apppointed to draft mo.
lutioni to that effect ami the follow in j were
Fttohrd, That we are opposed to cau
rut nenilnatinnt, either in Congress or
ihe State Lrgiltture, by which Electors
are nominated to sole for President and
Vr President of the United State.
Which resolution were - unanimously)
m - a
aeopled. - ,
Krtvhrd, That we will upport Gel.
Jut k ton, J. C. Calhoun, or John Q. Adam,
lor the Presidency, in opposition to Wsi.
II. Crawford. Which was oppose! t
when, on motion of James M. Hutchiwn,
the resolution was explained, and ques
tion submitted to the meeting, in the fol
lowing manner, viz t Whether would we
!reler Gep. Jackson to Wm. II. Craw
ordvor not X The votes were taken, and
unanimous vote, with exception,
was given in favor of Gen. Jackson. Ano-
-' 1 "'.-'l ini.lLi inlmiiti i I --
it. LrawfordT or not which, like the
foreeoine, resulted unanimously in favor
of Mr. Calhoun, with the exception of one
vote. A third was then submitted, to give
a full explanation of the second resolution,
whether would we prefer John Q Adams
to Wm. II. Crawford, or not ? which re
suited unanimously in favor of Mr. Adams.
I he second resolution was then adop
ted, with the above exceptions.
Nctotvrd, That we concur with the
nomination made by the people in Lincoln
roun'y.of Gen. Peitr Forney, as the Elec
lor who is to be placed on the People's
Ticket, from this district. This resolu
tion was on -niniously adopted.
RrotvtJ, That there be a committee
of fire app' inteil, to correspond, when ne
rrtary, with other committees appointed
by the People of this State upon the sub-
yictof the Piesieotul Election. Which
wns adopted unitt'imoiiOy ; and Col. Wm.
S. Allison, Jamrs M. Hutchison, George
Kluttt, Gen. Paid B.nlnger, and David
Coleman, were appointed a committee of
.. When, upon the motion of James A.
Means, it was resolved that the procee
dings of this meeting be published in the
WM. MtEAN, CAairwM.
J. L. Bxaao, Sterttuty.
1la (mi) l.Lwt.1, sad Lrtn.fht rV. r lit
Osr rrtdrrs will f 4 hcW, ta arc mm of a
pol.tii si farce, whkk waa anactad U tK Mall of
tha cajtitol at W AsUnrtnn, m the 4ib lilt, by 1
eoalittod of resrlcas, anbitoia eieml.ers of Cow.
rrta. Wt know hMng that thl ef Urs of
radical caa ha mora J''y liktaed to, Ihsa tha
IreasotwbU eonveaii aasemlled at Hartford,
In ConiwcCeu, in I W I ami we know no r.
ward beer si'id tdthe merlta of the partlel.
pants in ualat'afnu'e at uaurpatWm, (laa
that contempt hd aabeil of the alula Amerkae
peoj.le, whlcbesta Un the heads of all the
actor In the'nx jI ra 'una , i J' ' -' ' ' ,
-. ........ , '- j- i
Tkt. .vanlna. about 7 o cloc
.1. -whn thmaof the radical faction
in iW nd iho e the edvoote of
if. Crawford for the Residency, aem-
WeoJhe, Chamberjof the Represents
U, for the purpoe or procee dinj to i
In.ilon. which the v hope will super-
atde the exercise of any choice on the
art of the people, endforee upon trem
iho eandidate whom, if ill others, they
have the less! dUpoVnlm (o elect.
About f o'clock iM member arrived
pretty generally Tee ttrsgglers having
previously found lhei In'o the Hall.
About 8 o'clock, Jlr. J Barbtur, one
of the Senator from Virginia, called the
m.mKri in attendance to order. Mr.
Rarbour then moved that Mr. Rnegles. of
Ohio, take the chair, which was agreed io
unanimously t aiul Mr. Hugeles
ducted to the chair by Mr. Lloyd, or Me
ryland. . .
Mr. Barbour then moved that Mr. Col
lin, of MfT-Yr h I "PH"'1 -cIiA
Our friend in Milton, (whose damdU indeed.
may be this side of Dan river, but whose politi
cal sympathies have nerer been eipatriated
from the ppiilc thtre,) baa grown very testy cf
late. The few remarks we published a wetk
or two back, relative to the bad r Meets of the
extraneous Tnflue7iceuhdef wMcftThatpaper ia
conducted, appear to have ignited the latent
tinder of the Editor's spirit, and set him all on
fire! The flame srema soon to have been ex-littgtHafod,-
otherwise.-. humjneffortt we
should suppose, could have taved his mental
faculties-they must have been completely cor.
bo mitt d !
But seriously, this printer, who is pinned to
the skirts of the "ancient dominion," had better
chsiten his temper a little i he has enough to
do to beslaver his radical patron with the spit
tle of t cophancy, without standing on the bur.
ders of Virginia, and emitting the venom of
her caucus doctrine into North-Carolina.
Cunterfat$.Yte have been shown, y a mer
chant of thia town, a counterfeit $5 note, on the
branch of the State Bank at Newbera which
so well executed at to deceive those who are not
judges of bills in general. This note is made!
payaWeto H. Collins whereas, all the genuine
notes Of the State Bank eft the branch at New.
bem, are payable to i, Collins. -Thiaia the first
Jive dollar counterfeit note on the State Bank,
that has been seen in this part of the State. It
may be distinguished from the genuiae bills, by
its aoft, oily feeling, and glossy appearanceT B
is msrked with the letter G j and the signatures
and filling up, are all done with the same kind
of ink, and apparently by the same person.
The old ichool-houte in this town, took fire on
Wednesday the 11th ult. and would soon have
burnt' to the ground, had it not been for the ac
tive exertions of the citizens in pulling it down :
it waa nearly razed with the ground, before the
fire originated : in the chimney; which -hanpeied
baffled every effort to extinguish it and would,
most probably, have communicated to other
buildings, paitings, fences, be.
This building waa respected more for its an
Hqidty, than its value t no less1 than eight or ten
generations have been taught the rudiments of
their education in the venerable boose.
Jlrnfuggle trie By stated the object
for which the meeting was convened.
Mr. Dickerson then moved that the
member present proceed to ballot for
proper person to ie recommended to the
people for the office of President and
Mr. Marklrv ofcred to the considera
tion of the mcctinc, a preamble and reso
lutions, the object f which was to adjourn
the present meetbg until Saturday the
20th March, to g;ve an opportunity for
the other republican members, who dif
fered with those present, as to ihe eipeii
enry of the present measuse, to consider
the subject more fjlly.
Before these reiolutions were read by
Mr. Marklry, brief disco vl .n took
place betwVen Ms. A. Stevenson, Mr.
Holmes, and Mr. Van Bnren, aa to the
proprietv of first calling over the names
hof the members present. A vrggesuon
to this ellect was witnnrawn. mu
Mr. Jtarkle? statrd his object in mo
ving the resolulinn to be, to protnoie u
nion among thtiipemocratic party, and to
give the Influence' tn- the nomination,
which would be derived from an accession
lo their number.1
Mr. Van Btirrri would havr had much
pleasure in seceding tn the motion, hut lit
thought it would be productive of injurt
rather than benefit! H thoucht it would
be inexpedient potpone the mreing
at nil. We sbonb' now pursue thr eoutse
which had alwnys been puru d. Aanv
gentlemen thontht with him. thit the
meeting had already been too long delay
ed. With respect to a call of members
he thought it would be better for ll.e
members from everi laleJoKWHntheir
n .mes by states, as they fame up tojwl
lot. The question of Mr. 3arkley's resolu
tion was then put, and negatived-
frrDickemon moved that the meeting
now proceed to the ballot, which was
agreed to, and Mr. Bsett and Mr. Cam
bretenK, were appointed tellers.
It was then ordered that the ballots be
for President first, and afterwards for
The Chairman then proceeded o call
the republican members from the states,
in the following ordei :
Maine, Messrs. Chandler, Holmes ;
Conneetieuty Lanman, Barber, Stoddard ;
Rhode-Inland, -Eddy ; Arm-York,- Hoe
boom, Dwinell, Frost, Herkimer, Rich
ards, Ten Eyck, Dav, ' yson, Jenkins,
Clarke, Foote, Van Buren, Litchfield,
Enton,CambrelengrCollins ; JVrw Jertry,
I- Dickerson ; Penntyhania, Fot ward,
i,owTyy-Aarkley" JUaryhrd Uoy d,
SpJtluHjy ward lSirg!J?!ai-J'fli
A Stevenson, Rives, Leftwich, Tucker,
Wliams, A'Coy, Wm. Smith, Archer,
FloW, Arthur Smith, Alex. Smyth, P. P.
proxy Mr. J. Barbour ) North Caroli
an, Slight, Hall, Williim,, Gatlin,
Long, Sunders, Burton, Hooks, Ed
wards; oitafA CaroHna. GIhI, Wilson;
Georgia, VorsythV Elliott, Ware, Cobb,
Cary, Abbott, Thompn, Cuthbcrt, Tat:
nail, (by proxy of Mr- Forsyth:) Ohio.
Ruggles ; ndynjNoble ; I'linoi,-
The Chairmin began,to call ihe dele-
eates fm th4eiuaief!iLom
fject ion were -,
wnicn were repie ; Twrir.TWTr--"
The call was then proceeded in, but no
one answering, Mr. I. Barbour Bgaip sta
ted that these gentlemen, not understand
ing that they had a right to vote on the
subject, were not present ; it was there
fore unjust to 'call over their names. ,
The tellers then proceeded to examine
iha Isllatt, and declared the following re
uTtl. ' Whole number 64
For Wm. II. Crswfurd 61
J. Q. Adam i ,
Andrew Jackson . ' I
ill - If w -
I Mitre the spectators In the gallery
which wit crowded) set up i tnlrerial
isa. ,- - f
- Mr. Dickerson then moved to proceed
a aa a a .
to oaiiot ror Vict rrcsUent.
Mr. Van Buran stated that tha .Vlea
n'"t4drW.hI 'eVWviviw.Uak.i .
. In il.a urn oratep aa bafnra i
and tVe ballot beinj examined, IMjel
lerdeclsfed the following result I
" For A. GaimlirTJrQAdoanw-lam.
Fra.tti Hoot 3-J.Tod l-W. Lourle I
Samuel Smith I-Wllliiro Klni I
W. Eostl l-n. Hush 1. 4 "
Some little confusion occurred ai the
one vote a named for E. Root, end Ar.
i-.l- r Wa- York said, that Mr. Foote
and himself had voted for Mr. Hoot
1 he mistake was then reclined.
M. Clarke then moved tome resolu
tions, exprelve of the ene of the meet
ing, at hewn by the ballon end alto
latins; that the member attended In the
character of private r itlxens.
Mr. Holmet proposed that the Com
.in., .klrh railed tha mectbaT, with the
President and Seeretsry, be appointed to
prepsre report of the proceedings j and
to address letter to Ihe persons nomina
ted, to Inform them of the fact, and to re
quest their concurence.
1 he meeting then adjourned.
Hie Binn e u ibortlvTtna j" was Rugjltt
It will be seen, by the above statement,
that instead of 80. (the number whkh-we
acceded tn the Radicals,) only 60 could be
mustered t and out of thrte, four Individ
vats were so perverse as to vote against
the radical chief. A few days since, the
National Intelligencer and the Citr Ga
xette, the radical organs in this city, told
us that Mr. Crawford would be nomina
ted by IS votes more than the number
which nominated Mr. Aonroe, in 1816
Where is this boasted majority ? Is it
come to this, that Mr. Crawford has only
sixlv two friends in the House I It may
be truly said they have made up In noise
what their wanted in numbers. We re
quest our readers to deduct the number
of ihose who misrepresent their states,
and then to say whether we were mista
ken when, at the commencement of the
session, we asserted that the election of
the Speaker tested the real strength of
Mr. t.iawford. H'oaA. N,fiyh
Extract of a letter received in Raleigh, dated
Was'iington, Feb. 13 Sumlav.
You wiil se by the printed " Extra" of
Ihe Rrpt;blirn. that the mountain, has
again brought forth a mouse.
I he Radicals gave out that the doors
of the II dl would be closed, in the hope
that the public would not attend at the
C ipitol. I hey intended, however, to
ke ihe doors often, well knowing the
i flVrt which closed doors always has with
the puhlir. 1
There was an immense crowd from nil
scrti ns of the adi'dninc; states. One idea
seemed to pervade the crowd generally
Vhcy likened the Caucus men to certain
m eTt7ngsranspl ratorsrptonin j; against
the liberty of Rome. Two or three per
sons (supposed to be attached to the Ga
zette office) attempted to cheer the Cau-
c us.ih.ul. jl e ne ral his Ls puj tj hem down
We view this result as a complete
prostration of all hope for Crawford.
Your members hsve heretofore, I am
told, always contended that they would
take 110 or 120 into Caucus. The vo
ters were completely in the horrors. Not
a smile irradiated the countenance of one
of them during the Caucus; and one of
the South Caroina members, in putting
in his vote, stretched out his arm and aver
ted his f.(ce, as if in the act of pu ting a
lighted match to a magazine of gunpow
der; and, in truth, they will all be blown
up in the explosion.
Baltimore. One of the most numerous and
respectable; mectingf (the Baltimore Patriot in- .
forms us) that ever took place In that city, was
hekl on Fridayl' the 13lb tdtT" Besolutrons dis
approving in the strongest terms, of a congres
aional caticvt, were passed almost unanimously.
The BaUimercanaaae aound Rcpublkaiivtolhe.
core, An almost universal sentiment prevails
among them, as well as in nearly every section
of our extended Union, in opposition to a con
gressional caucus dictation ; and so rapidly is
Ibis feeling diffusing itself amonp the people,
that we would not be surprised, if the caucusites
should, ocwrc Ihb n.mii.i iniiiijUlSn
all efforts to elect their favorite, ( Wm. H. Craw
ford,) in opposition to the will of the nation.-
. Penntyhania. XI a jrety.nurPeJSUi
ftheitiaesf BuckacO.i)ty,.P.ennsj lyania, to
ctoosdeF be held at
llarrishtlrg. In that State, to nominate Presiden
lial Ejectors, a resolution was passed, declara
tory of their preference for Mr. Calhoun as next
Another resolutioo was passed, recommending
a national convention, to nominate candidates for
fftudeni and Y',r f rtdenl ami at a met'in
te npowd of dclrrUct from the mend w arda
and town!iI.s In rti.UUIj.liia euntv, Nsola.
tioo to the tame purport, wsa tinsnlmoudy
Every Rail furnlshtt new Irvlicsilafi of the
growing popularity of Mr. Calhoua and General
Jackson, In the state of Pennsylvania, It la now
certain, the rJectora Vote of that (rtat stale
in be fivea to one of the candidates named
above oo one else can concentrate sufficient
Interest there, to afford the moat distant proba
bility of securing her vote for her eatallUM
course of poKey always has bsea, to throw the
TVe mot eonaiderat part of tha kcpul.Uan
m friend) 'ia" Ae Elcctlots of Mr.CaUiouni ,:.
but a vast many, In different parts of th State,
amoof all parties, ara lntnj to CWr7aClolr--
At meetlne of the Trustee! of the
WesteetvCollege, htU X LUnlrtatir -the
llth day of February, 1124, the fol
lowing resolution were brought forward
in regular manner by ihe board t
1st. Offered by ihe Kev. jno. Mutnttr
That thit bodv, sdopi measures relative te
the erection of buildings, with view t
commence education, as soon at laid bull
dings may be considered in siste of rs
dlncit for Ihe reception of etudent.
2d. Thai it I the'conslderstlon of thit
board, that our present funds ire Insuffi
cient to put this Institution into operation
3d. That the Trustee, it their next
meeting, petition the entulng Legislature
to amend or to alter the charter of tho
Western College lo confer Ihe prhilego
.tg , el,., ahould l a-!..
expedient, at the nca ieeUng of the
These resolution were laid over, tnd
to be ectrd upon at that timet which
meeting is appointed in Lincolnton, on
Tuetday, ihe 304 day oj Marth next.
These resolutions were ordered lo be
published in the Western Carolinian tnd
notice given, that each Trustee, or oth
ers, holding subscription pi pert for the
Western College, forward the tame to
the Secretary, or Treasurer, on or beforo
Ihe day above mentioned.
By order of the board.
J A VIES MUEE, rreoiaenl.
From the Annus!" Siatementi of the
, Commerce and Navigation of ihe United
i, mm menu, tibiii mu
ted by the Secretary of the Treasury to
Congress, it appears, that " the Import
during the rear ending on the 30th of
September, 1823, have amounted to g77
579,567, of which amount &7l,5ll,54l,
were imported In Am"-, u !
6,067,736, in foreign vessels that tho
expor.s have, during the tame period,
amounted to 74,699,030, or which $47r
153 408, were domestic, and $27,343,
622. were foreign ankles, that of the do
mestic articles, S'r074,362, were expor
ted in American vessels, and 88,080,846.
in foreign vessels ; and of the foreign ar
ticles, 82 $,241, 004, were exported in
American vessels, and 8 1, 302,6 1 8, in for
eign vessels; that 775,271 tone of Amer
ican shipping entered, and 810,761, clear
ed, from the ports of the United States ;
and that 1 19,468 tons of foreign shipping
entered, and 119,740 cleared from tho
porta cf the United States, duting the
Ibe message of the President of the U. S. ac
companying the report of the Secretary of the
NavyrcUtive-la a natal Peace Estabriahment,
we shall endeavor to give in our neit. We are
anxious our readers ahould have the benefit of
readin; and preserving a document as replete
with sound political doctrine. It is, we vent-ire
to say, consonant with the sentiments of four
fifths of the freemen of the Union ; ami must,
assuredly, serve to strengthen the affection of
Americans for that enlightened Statesman and
venerable patriot, Jamet .Monroe. Ed. Car. '
The President has transmitted tn Con
gress a message in relation to the Navy
in which he urges the necessity of placing
this branch of national defence upon a per
manent footing, and maintaining an effi
cient peace establishment. The outlines
of a bill from the Secretary of the" Navy,
which iccompaniet the President Met-
sage, provides for the creation of V Vice"
Adrntral, 2 Rear , Admirals, .3 Common .
dores, 2a Captains, 33 Msfers Comman
dants, 149 Lieutenants, 31 Stib-Lieuten-
antsy 19 Masters, 6 Second Masters, 10
Chaplains, 40 Pursers, 40 Surgeons, 56
Surgeon's Mates, -400 Master's Mates
and Midshipmen,' 26 Boatswains, 26 Cun
ners, t6 Carpenters.. 16 Sailmskers, and
3564 petty officers, seamen, landsmen and
the public service may require it, The
Secretary recommends to be kept in con
stant service, two whips of the line, four
.fMK,.i?f..!;i?hi . loop of war, 'and six
of the navy yrds,aqd,lhe iubstUiMton.of..,1
fixed wlaneslw the emoumenisnawr en
joyed by tht7 officers stationed at them.
The bill . 1A enacts, that the Marines
stationed irtNavy Yards, or on board ves
sels in ordinary, shall be subject to the
lws and rgulations ofrthe Navy,
Mw-York Pat. Feb. II.