1 t. . -v
- ,.-4 -
. ' faOW T ".Ktll S4VIMS, ,
Jacob lrti.n-Major General of the
army of the V, S, has sunk to the tomb,
fto long gratitude finds a place in the
American bosom, so long will the memo
ry? of ibis successful warrior bo preserved.
Kike 0 reen, he was eduested in the
. peaceful principle! of the society-of
- Friends like him, he drew hit sword,
' when his coontry tilled him to her assis
tinea like him he carved his way to dis
tinction end renown. In one of the dark
' ttt days of he hit war, ho commenced
Ms careers hd . his talents soon railed
Mm to the post of commandcr-ln Chief
of-the American army. The laurels of
-'. ilrldirewater will ever bloom. -In private
, gentreman--by "TK aerviceiTiie com'
.thanded .respect, end by his manners he
. .'won the good wishes of. those who; ap
T" - preached bim : The paralyse, Prk by,
, which be was aflucted some years ego,
v however it had impaired the faculties
"" which he exerted inv tlwcause of hh
.. country , lent only a tenderer sentiment
J. to the respect which was entertained for
, the Citizen Soldier. During the last sum
'. mer he msde a military tour through the
J. States, when he received those testi
monies of the public feeling to which he
tVas fairly entitled. They weie the last
Which he was destined to receive !
The funeral of the late MAJOR GEN.
. BROWN, says the Alexandria Gazette of
the 28ih, took puce yesterday. Every
honor that could be paid, was paid to his
, memory. We scarcely ever saw a more
solemn and imposing spectacle. Besides
J ho military, and the different functiona
ries of the government, a large concourse
. T citizens followed his remains to the
..JL.JjrayeButh . Houses of Congress, also
- -attended, as did the foreign ministers
1 . m?w in WMhrngto Tkrtnilitiry tflsplay
.- was very splendid, and we suppose that
. ...1 the procession extended neatly a mile in
""" The following is an eitract of a letter
Written by a gentleman in the state of
1'ew.Vork to his frieni in Washington
, rity, dated in February, immediately af
' ter the death of Gov. Clinton---originally
rnbfished in the UJS. Ttlegraph-
I received from Governor Clinton
- cjnly the day before his death, a clear,
. (full, and forcible letter, marked by all that
' hrauty of style, and classical allusion,
""welch Characterised hlm i giving advice
ooliiically how to act in our great strug
gle i he had no more idea then of dyinn,
' than I have now, Ilis letter is be lore
tne, and I quote from it a remark. " As
to the politics of this State, they are in a
.viTj salubrious condition. Jackson grows
Severs; dayThe old republican part . is
'"f becoming more consolidated. I consider
"tfen. Jackson's success certain. My. ad
"T'tlcei from Pennsylvania are, that 40,000
- majority may be expected. - Kentucky I
have strong hopes of ( and as to Virginia,
how can we doubt for a. moment." Tbu
you see at the last moment, his thoughts
"""wre on ton gretu auojetv
." . a . -
The last words of eminent charac-
. ,trs are usually . impressive. In a
letter from Governor Clinton to an
ur intimate friend, ? tij 9th ult; among
r tihtt topics, he remarked, "I da not
Jtnpw that I (ttip-divtiSwlel fcuit
Wgle humad;hethg.', 77
""X'letter from Albany, relates the
qlfewiog pathetic circumstance
JVIrs. Clinton remains in a state of dc.
n rangement. She insisu that her hus.
iind ! ooljr sleeping, and begs that
htt friends will awake him.'
jlMore OtJtnfy. -A very large and
' ; jlspeotablo meeting of the citizens of
ffitia cbunty, friendly to the election of
:Oetierat s jacksoo, took place at the
CUrtH6ise mn Wendesday evening
lasU 'riGeri. I). Person acted as chair
man. and Aelxander
m ixem anu
M I taT It .
Spirited resolutions to support the
J ? ffcptioo pf General Jackson and Mr.
fjCalhount with an appropriate pream.
We. were adopted. A committeeiof vi.
ttemen to attend the district conven-
tfon at Richmond Court House, wtre
: The Grand Jury of Moore Superior
' tourt last week took a vote in their
bodyon the Presidential election,
when there were 15 for Jackson and
Calhoun and 3 for Adams.
At the , muster of, Capt, Ciston's
Jlompuny iu the lower end of Moore
n Saturday week last,- the vote bttng
" . . jak.fii orj v the , Presidential election,
there were for Jacksou and Calhoun
01 , and for Adams 15. iV. C. Journal.
A great Fox Hunt took place lately at
- Gretnrsburgr Penn. It ls thought there
were upwards of 3009 persons on the
Sound. Twenty five foxes, with several
easirpts and rabbits, were taken..
Momlay, l'b. 18.
In the Senate, Mr. Webster resumed
his seat. The bill for the erection of a
breakwater t the mouth of Delaware
Day, wn taken up, and explained and ad
vocated by Mr. Woodburry and Mr.
Markst when it was postponed, on mo
tion of Mr. Smith, of S, C, to Wednes
day. The Process Bill was taken up. A
long debate ensued after which the Senate
adiourned, without taking Iht question.
In the House of Representatives, fter
the usual number.ol petitions, in which
we observe no diminution as the session
advances, the two resolutions offered by
Mr. Weems, one calling on the Secretary
of .. War fori Information relative vlotthe
other requiring from the secretary of the
Nivf Information ron, ihe'subject of Navy
Officerf, -wewMakeflrup vand agreed to.
Hi UwMStoCpinmjtta of
on the State of the Union, went through
the bill making, appropriationfc for jhe
Military Service, in which somi affiend
ments, offered by Mr. McUulTic, were
Tuesday, Feb. t9.
In the Senate the motion to recommit
the process bills was considered- Mr.
Webster spoke about an hour and a half
against the bill in its presrnt form. The
bill for the relief of the Columbian Col
lege, as amended, was taken up, but after
a slight discussion, laid on the table. A
short time was spent in the consideration
of Executive business.
In the House of Ilrpresentatives, the
House again tfent into Committee of the
Whole on the state of the Union and took
tin iht hill malrtna. an annrnnrSaltiin fur
the Indian Department. On the motion
f Mr Woo.U .;u. out ht part f
the clause contjininK lhe pjropriaiian of
CO OOO dollars to extinguish the Chero
kee title in Georgia, which runs in the
following words and for aiding the said
Cherokees, -and -imtb-fT-iimss
raav be so disposed, to emter;rte to places
West of the MisMssfrpV-Mr; Woorts
spoke in favor, anil Mr. 0. Smith and Mr.
McLean aeiinst the motion, whictrwm
then n eg' i yec.. .A not he r motion to amend
the same clause, was made by Mr. V in-
tont who had just commenced some ob
servations in illtistntinn, when, on motion
of Mr. Baterof MissoiTi, he-Commie.
rose and reported progress.
Mr. Long, from the Committee on Mil
itary Pensions, made unfavorable reports
on the cases of Priscilla Salisbury and
John Arthur; which were read and laid
on the table.
Wednesday, Feb. 20.
In the Senate, Mr. Hendricks presented
the resolutions of the Legislature of Indi
ana., directing the Senators from that
State to make exertions to restrain the im
port ation, of hemp, raw wool, and wool
lens, and for the encouragement of domes
tjc products and mnuracturcs. The hill
making an annual appropriation of S250,
000 for ten years, for the erection nf a
break water at the mouth nf the Delaware,
was: again taken up- Several gentlemen
opposed it. Messrs. M'Line, Silsbee and
others supported ttte bill as a measure of
commerce. But before th question was
taken the Senate adjourned.
In the House, a memorial was presen
ted from CndylUgu-tihtf Charge t?cs'
Affairs at Brazil,-praying to be. hesrd in
defence of himself against the .charges.
preferred against htm of impropriety- in
hi diplomatic conduct. Toe committee
of ways and means was discharged from
considering the expediency of reducing
the duties manufactures of silk impor
ted from Europe, and the subject was re
ferred to the committee of the whole.
t Thursday, Feb. 21.
In the Senate, no business of importance
was "transacted; The bill to encourage
vaccination was reported, from the select
committee, without -nundment- - The
bill for the relief of Columbia College
was read a third time and passed. The
Senate agreed to re consider the vote by
which the process bill was ordered to be
engrossed. The bill authorizing a regis
ter to be issued for brig Liberator, of
Bath, Was ordered to be engrossed; as
was also a bill for the relief of Henry G.
In the House the bill making appropri
ations for certain fortifications, and the.
bill making appropriation, for the' mTli
engrossed. Mr. VeVplanck submitled'a
bill to amend and consolidate the acts re
specting copy rights. A resolution in
structing an inquiry into the expediency
of refusing the use of the Hall, except
for legislative purposes, was adopted.
Fiiday, Feb. 22.
In the Senate, Mr. Chambers presented
the memorial of the " American Society
for roloni ring the free people of color of
'.he United States," praying for the im;
mediate and- effectual interposition or
government to proviae tor me common
defence, and to promote the general wel-
fare o 1 be country, by accomplishing ibe
removal to the coast of Africa (with their
own consent) of such people of color with
in the U. States as are already free, and
of such others as the humanity of individ
uals and the laws of the different States
mar hereafter ilbexautv Th memorial
vat f-reientca ? w.i v
eijrn llebtions. cvtii of a prlvau
" i i . a r a
nature were pmca, ana tne senate aa
In the iiout( i tr. i.niiion movea me
Allowing tesolition i
Hctolved, ilt me committee on mil
itary Affairs be Instructed to inquire in
to the expedient of passing a law for
the gradual an' annual reduction of. the
number of Cadstt admitted into and ed
ucated at the JHHtary Academy at West
MrC. midem obsertatlona in ex
planation of hi resblution. He . stated
that he was no Induced 'to offer it be
cause' he was at enemy to science, nor
became 'he-'desred t6. abridge any. arm
publican, or austocratical tendency. He
might he mlkenf but he believed that
distinctions do. exist at this institution
which tive the character he had stated.
H'rsMa tli'nhe cadets, educated' at W
Academy " vapiain i airioge were as
which cane from West Point. Yet
those cactts sre totally excluded from
the -arm-. This is distinction which
is inconpatible witVour institutions.
He ws for sustaining the institution
so far i it might be necessary for the
purpotf of Engineering.
Th engrossed bills making appropri
ationf'for certain fortifications of the
Univd States; making' appropriations
for he military service of the United
Stats for the vear 1828, were severally
real the thirl time and passed.,
(oth houses adjourned at an early hour
to give the ftembers an opportunity of
participating n the celebration in honour
!f me.annivmarw of the birth djy of
I Wathimftoti' U the uniform fotiip.n'ui
ni me citric i saraced, ana made, it is
said, a bsndsomidisplay. IntSe a'iing
there was a splefdid military ball, which
0 . S. .(. 1 a. a
was numerously attended. The I rrsi
ments, atut oiner out inguisned individu
als, .wlAiheirJanilles,' were present." '
Sati'mlay, I'eb. 2'.
t The Senate did not sit to day-
. I'k.the llpuse cf Representatives, ...Mi.
Chilton madt some further observations
on Ids resolution relative to the reduction
of the West -Point Academy ; whrn the
resolution- w on 'notion of -Mrt-Stewart :
laid on the table. The House then pro
ceeded to the consideration of private
hills, several of vbich went through the
Committee of the whole.
Mr. Long, from the Committee on
Military Pensions, made an unfavorable
report on the petition of Thomas Walker ;
which was laid on fte table.
V Monday, Feb. C5.
In the Senate, resolutions were adolt
for attending t M oral ! of Ottfyovn:
In the IIoue of iTlepreientatives, to
day, the nuiftber of petitions presented
was; as -manras usuttf. - Mr. Gilmer pre
ented 'isoIuti6riTtb?BppHnt.- ' aelect
committee to inquire into the expediency
of reducing the numberof cadets at West
Point, but it was laid on-the table- by a
vote of 90 to 65. The House took up the
hiir making appropriations for Internal
moved tTsfrike'durthflirst stcrirm, bnt
after some discussion withdrew his mo
tion, at the juggestbn oC.il r..McDulBe.
Mr. Taylor then " mos-ed an amendment
in the clause retative to the Cumberland-
RbSd; was sgriw'"rAnFMameiirfmenr
was then "moved; by Wrllay aes, put.be -
fore any question was taken, the House ad
The bill fbr the relief of Joseph Young,
(security for a deceased post-matter, who
was a de butter to government) was taken
up and dlrussed--Messr$. Conner and
Culpe per speaking in favor ot, and sever
al others opposing its passage- It was
finally, on motion of Mr. Long, laid on
- Mr. M'DnfRr, -from the Committee tf
Ways and Means, reported a bill to abol
ish the agency of the United States on the
coast of Africa ; to provide the means of
carrying into effect the laws prohibiting
the slave trade, and for other purposes ;
which was twice read and committed to
the Committee of the whole on the state
of the Union.
Tuesday. Feb. 26.
In the Senate, resolutions of the Lcpis
mure oi mo were presented oy inr.
Harrison, declaring that by the constitu
tion. CongreH bas-the power to foster
and protect domestic industry, some pri
vatfrcpetMions-having-been present edrand
bills read, the Senate went into the con
sideration of Executive business.
In the House of Representatives, Mr.
Mallary moved the House to postpone
the orders of the day, in order to resolve
itself into Committee of the whole on the
Tariff bill, but the House refued--ayes
65, noes 80. The House then took up
the bin making "appropriations for In
ternal Improvements. And after consid
erable1 discussion," and various amend
ments, the house adjourned. . .
ongrcsi did not sit on Wlnedyilhe
37th in consequence of having resolved
to attend in a' body, the funeral or Gen.
. Thursday, Feb. 28.
In the Senate a resolution ws offered
by Mr. Hrrison proposing an inquiry in-
asej of jt.wi
tlv '.miiy nf the la'e Major General
i-rown. Mr. Chandler submitted a reso
lution contemplating the abolition of the
office of Major General of the army. The
Process bill was taken op, amended, and
passed to a third reading, when, on mo
tion of Mr. Webstet, it was recommitted.
Some time was spent in the consideration
of Executive business. ,
In the House of Representatives, th'e
resolution offered by Mr. Gilmer, relative
to the West Poirit Academy, was again
taken up. After a brief , explanation of
the character, of the Academy, by Mr.
Dwight and Mr. Vance, on motion of Mr.
Ward the resolution was again laid on the
table, by a vote of 80 to SO. Mr. Tocker
made another unsuccessful motion to coo
earlier hour for the dally meeting of ton
gfess." Thfr House then." resumed the
consideration of the bill making appropri
at ions for Internal Improvements. ; In the
'dr8clssrH," VMch took placer Messrs-.
Williams, Hill, Carter, Stewart, Martin,
HvniltonrOalilcyr'Metetirr 'fctfT rook
part. Mr. Wilde then obtained -the floor,
but the House adjourned without coming
to any decision.
On motion of Mr. Macon, the bill
for altering the term of holding the Dis
trict Court of the United States, In the
District. 'of North Carolina, was taken
up ; and after aome explanation from Mr.
I. it was ordeted to a third reading.'
Mr. Uplmes, br leave, presented a
memorial of the inhabitants of. Wilming
ton, in Noiih Carolina, praying for the
removal nf obstructions in the navigation
of Ccpe Fear River ; which was referred
to the Committee of Commerce.
On motion of Mr. Williams,' it. Was
Rcohtd That the Committee on Milita
iv Afftlrs be Instructed to inquire into the
rxrwdicnev of abolishing the office of
I 7 -
M ajor General inthe army of the I oiled
wi vnt Kirn.oiiw-trs,eTai;
Tfir Sign, fr The Administration
prints affect a cfKlnce -which tlifv do
not feel. There is nothing in the " Sins
of the-Times," to justify the calculations
they areiend to make. ... Tl)e doom .of
this Administrvion is sealed- Nothing
but a prorjigy can aaye.it.;...
renr.nytvania, for instancewhat can
rbey expect from her? What changes
are Kologonf Mr. ( Iinton aid, in one
ol his j ,t oitiidi oMdl letters, it was as
rertainrd that Jackson would obtain her
vote by 40,000 majority. All the most
authentic accounts go to a similar conclu
sion. The Hsriisburg Reporter of the
22d inst. affirms, that " no honest, no
candid man in the St.tc. of either P"j
believes that the vote of P-r, "n" wl"
bb tor-sjen. vacison. I be same
ppci nea a r4 -all the names of the J
members "of -the l f r-or rtepresentatives,
and elates the in thus for Jackson 82,
for,Ao;ams 15, neutral X. ,
, , JWi? -. Yri."-tht current is still' n
ning strong far Jackson. Cut his oppo
nents pretend to count uponth changes
to.be wrouRht by the deith of Mr. Cin
ton - when it msy be fairly shewn, that
this lamented death, by preventing the
possibility of collision or division among
strength of Jackson on a firmer and a
more unshaken foundation jhan ever.
says), can doubt her?. No. candid man
who. knows .any...ihin abouLlh..Tlit
mainrtt nlJarkaAn will h oP.r whclmtni'V
... -j T - - - -------n
Snelton, the bank robber. Mr. Wood,
who was despaiched from Petersburg in
Nov. las', in search of Snelson, the fugi
tive bank robber, returned to that place
from Liverpool (where he apprehended
the offender) on the 39th inst. with the
miserable man in custody, and he now
lies in prison, awaiting his trial.
State Saui. We are ... pleased to
learn, that the Directors of this Insti
tution have resolved to discontinue
the practice which has for some time
revailed in this and other Banks of
the Mate, ol crivinc a preference to the
Notes of the United States Dank and
some, others, to their own and other
current notes, in permitting renewals
to be made by paying smaller Iustal-
mcnt m oacihan the other;
We hope the other' Banks of this
3tate wilL adapt a smilar course i and
if thev do. there will be an end to all
ana.ArAManMM a a-a Alt HII VVartlT nil Vs M I
notes in circulation will then be equal
r- -v- --- -
ly good for all purposes within our
own State ; and such as have occasion
to make remittances abroad, will be
able to obtain paper for this purpose
at a moderate premium, , or perhaps
without premium, since there will then
be no longer any demand for it,' ex
cept for the payment of foreign debts.
,rleigh Register .,
A person in Boston advertises two
pews in the Rev, Mr. Dean's Meeting
House, one in the Rev. Mr. Ballou's
and one in the Rev. Mr. VVare's, all
which will be sold cheap for cash, or
exchanged Jor lottery teiefr. v i
f f f f of :'s a
MAHCH 18th. 1823.
Main, MJDISOJf tmi MOJtnOE.
The mament we saw the names ol these yen,
able sages and patriot! at the head of the Adaiw
rieetoral ticket in Virginia, we pronounced th,
act of placing them there a Mtk, Intended fbr
fccl abroad i And an, It has turned out. as wilt
be aeen by the letters of those venerated men
which we have given below, written in answer
to a note from the chairman of the convent ion,
informing' them of their DoroinatiotL WbCiiLZ
sured they could not consent to server fo it
IJL L. 0 .... . t .
wuuiu line uttii Brptiwr ui political suickle !
t hm ta lave done so. -This weak da; f th -Adams
parts in Virgin!, has completely f,Je4 j
for the motives of the actors in it ware ln.ro..
cUately Ken throogb, and their plan froattstcti!
Capf f MfadkKMi's LeUei to iilyfJrooy.-
x .:.MontfitHer.Fei2t l3f
Dear Sir r The wall of last evenly-
brought me your.cicular communication
bxiwhc.h I im InformeijpjS:ti
nominated by . the Convention at Ricj,.
mond on the Bth of January, one el the
Hlectors recommended for the neit an.
pointment of Chief MagUlrate of Ihe.Uoi.'
. Whilst I express the great respect
I feel to be due to my fellow cititcna
composing that assembly, I must request,
that another name be submitted for mine,
on their Electoral Ticket. .
After a continuance in public life, with
a very brief interval, through a period of
more than forty years, and at the age
then attained, I considered myself aa vio
lating no duty, in allotting for what of hfe
might remain, a retirement from scenes
of political agitation and excitement.
Adhering to tlda view of my situation,!
have forborn, daring the e zisdng eontwar,
as I had done during the preceding, t0
participate in any measures of a party
character; and the restraint imposed on
myselT, is hetessirily strengthened by ia
admonishing Knse of increasing years.
Nor witb tbesecons'wieraiivMw toulj -fj
to combine-1! rrrollection of the public
relations " ."Ity" 3 !JcH lsiicjbd " ". theftiftlo.
guisbed individuals now'dividing the fa-
ror of their country, and the proof j gUer,
ro both, of the high estimation in which
they were hld iy rtrsv -t .
In offering this esplanatlon,' t hoeT
may be pardoned for not. suppressing
wish which must be derply BndextenSWe
ly fflt, that the discussions incideoLu '
the depending contest, nay be conducted
in a spirit and manner, neither unfavors
ble to a dispassionate result, nor unwor
thy of the great and advancing cause o
With great eateem and retpect,
'" Jt.Mr. sa r-"
ramO T. DsmSi, Eq.
President of the Conveuuon, fee. he
Copy-of Col. Monroe's letter to Sufyi Croolf
Oat mh Feb. 22,.lg2.
Dear Sir: I have, by this day's mail,
received your truer, announcing my nota
ination, by the Convention lately assem
bled in Richmond, as -an- Elector ar the'
eosuini ehrctton, In favor of the distin
guished citizen whom they designate, as
President of the United Statesl For rea
sons, hich 1 hope will be aatisfactorf to
you, to the members of that body, and to
I will frankly communicate, I consider it
my duty to decline the trust in question
After the long and laborious service la
which 1 have been engaged-, and in- the .
country m$ been exposea. it is my ear
nest desire to cherish tranquility in my
retirement. Important as this object is
to nv, I am satisfied, if I become a party
to elections, to the high office of Chief
Magistrate of the United States, that I
cannot accomplish it. In the pending
election, I have motives of a personal na
ture, which would make it particularly
painful to me to interpose. Hating held,
in the offtie from which I lately retired,
a very friendly relation with both tha
candidates, and given to each strong proofs
of confidence and regard, it would be ve
ry repugnant to my feelings to take thai
part of either against the other.
Other considerations drew my atten
tion, at an early period, to this subject
and confirmed me in this decision. As a
permanent rule, I was led to conclude
that it would be better for our country
and contribute more to the success of our
excellent system of government, thst
those..w bit have beldj he office of. thief
ment from becnminir partisans in subse
. . . 4 I a ! . L. . 'it T A..Aat
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ma? occur, in the course of time, and in
the vit issitudes of human affairs, in which
the opinion of those who have had long
experience may be useful. Every gov
ernment that has existed, has been ex
posed to trying emergencies. All those
which were- wrtctly-rrpublican have been
subverted. Ours will, ) trust, experience
a cliflVre nt fate. Should an emergency of
any kind ever occur,' It maybe important
that there should be, among the peoplti
some men iiocunnected with tkher of tha
contending parties,, and among them
those who have retired from "that high
office, tthnae Voice miirht be heard. 0
render service, they must enjoy, in lik
degree, the confidence of the whole com
munity in their disinterestedness and im
partiality. If they embark as jpartiv--"