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CW.nibn, tl y ont appose I" 'tt!
Fall par quadruplets, en la Cited
W-nAlngton, le ving! Pecembre, ln dt
Orat mill huit cent vmgt e-pi; '
quant dresieme d llndcpendance dee
, , Am Unit d'AmerUue.
And where the sa'.d Convention he
Wo duly ratified on both parts, and the
respective verifications of lha sm were
' exchanged! Washington, en ths e,J
,- oey of June, wouaan.l enM tiui.aree
and iwen'y-elght, by Henry Clay, Seere
. T'urr JL f Yhs, United .Swet.
I Vincent Ilumpff, Minister PUnlpotenila.
i nf ,n fr Jlanicatlc Kepubllc of -u
beck, Bremen, and Hamburg, near th
stld polled States, on the part of their
- ""' ' '.' therefore,' be it known. -C
Jo Qctact Ana, President of tbe
4 Oni'ed State of America, have ciused the
said Contention lobe mtde public, to the
end that the Hmf end every clause end
article therof, may be ebeerved and ful
. filled witli pood faith by ihe lolted
States, and the cititene thereof.
' -" la wltnee whereof, I hate hereunto tat
rnr band, end canted the teal of the
I United State to be affiled. " ;
. Sane at the City of Wathington, ibi
second day of June, in Ihe year of
oar Lord one thousand elgnt Hun
dred end twenty eight, and of the
Independence of ihe United Staica
JOHN QU1NCT ADAMS
Br the PattiBtvT i
- r't k V-l-m. t Stmt
fa blue Xarri Stocking. Vhtn
-Doctor FrUit.w fece l ln
French Court American nimietrr,
U felttomo MnqfciJitojcit
CnQDlTIOK WIW1 iikh
1 4rcaa. He hoped, he aaid to ihe
, i minister, 44 that i be wss very plain
' tn, and represented a plain, republi.
' on people, they would indulge his de
sire to appear at court, in hit usual
drew. Independent of this, the eea-
aen of the year, aaid he render the
chnge from warm ?arn tockiog to
the fine allk, aomewhat dangrrou.
- - The French Minister rode him a
N bow, and aaid that faahion wai too
af red a thing for him to meddle with,
Kt he would da himself the honour to
mention it to his majesty.
The King smiled and returned word,
that Dr. Franklin was welcome to ap-
.i rjuirf m mil Am he tdnueJ.
iir Ao spite of that delicate respect for
.T trangers for which the French are so
-J Itmarkablei the cburtler could not
-liilpatariDg it,C.nt.at pr.r Franklin
:yr Quaker .Xlre,s in( especially hi
- itut yarn Vclm.,"t"But it eooo
appe arcdPas "though -'he had -Keen in.
'""tjoduced upon ihla iplendid theatre,
' v to emonatratemai freaiom me
f 4 true beauty, 44 tuedi not the aid of or
nament. 1 ne court were o aaeaiea
with the brilliancy of hit mind, that
thev never looked at
- Atd "while msnrhef-miftiaura-aehjP.
purediu aH the randy fshion6f the
dav. aire "now forfffitten. the-name of
- Franklin . ia latill jnentiohetT in Paris,
with all the ardour of the "most affec
The Federal Court for the District
of North Carolina, adjourned on Mon
day last. The ease of the Rev. Jon
athan Whitakcr ya. Rev. Frederick
Freeman charge, a libel we under-
atandy a the only important one, that
came before the Court. This case has
been long pending, and has been fre
. quendy noticed in the public prints.
It is therefore unnecessary to mention
ita details. After two day investiga
tion, the Jury brought in a verdict for
the plaintif oi E200O damages. A mo
tion was made by the defendant for a
v new trial, which was overruled by the
C.urt. Raleigh Star,
Steam boats are running, both up and
3 elow.iJte -Mitnlaaippi. tiver,(uye . the
Oct.) In much greater numbers han usu
t K i ki wiuin ttt th vear. The com
s-we learn, byjneans of .several Boats of
hallow drafr, that ply regularly between
the mouth or Ohio and that . port. To
7 New Orleans, shipments of produce may
be made, and passaces procured from
this place, at thia moment, with but lit
lktMM"llna whkoot.ntwe belive,
an?' ereater risk of interitibus 'disease, to
rrrs: f be found on tne river, tnan m me interior.
are also freqont.
" : from Vance Paris papers to the 6th
October, have been received at New York.
They give no further new from the aeat
of war in the East; Drought and heat at
Madrid had caused'a. fatal mortality in
that metropolis at the last advices. An
earthquake had overthrown several small
ton in the neighborhood of Mercis,
in Valencia, and the inhabitants bad left
them for the interior,
Monday .VffT. 17.
After the qualification f the memWi,
the Senate proceeded to the election or
On the first balloting, the ote atood
t followa i ,
Spelht. of Greene, ITl Spafcht, of
Crawn. 15 Wellbrn. Ii DaWon,
0 1 , Scattering 4 J-cet'f Hall
Speleht. of Orer n. ITl 8plht. ol Lra
tin, If Wellborn, I j DatWson, I j Scat
terlnt;, 4. ' .
Th?nimof iewH tV-WUeoe being
added to the nomination for Speaker, two
other balloilng were had, wbkh resnlud
SeleV. of Orfent, III 8paifbt, of
Valborn, S withdrawn 8calterTng!.'l I
t follrtWt I
Fourth ?eorfr. SDeleht. of Greene,
SI I Spatght, of Craven, 111 Davidson,
7 1 Wi!vn, i Scattering, S.
Mr. Speight or Greene was declarac
James W, Clark wa re sppolnted Prin
clnal Clerk, and S. F. Patterson, Aula-
The two Houie proceeded to- ballot
for three Enrroulnir Clerkt which re
sulted In the election of Win. I. Cowan
Thomas Dews, and Tho. O. Stone.
A writ of election was issued lo the
Sheriff of Caswell, directing an election
to be held on the 24th Inst, to supple the
vrancy occasioned by the death of Part
lett Taiwef .
TTeJMday, AW. I
Wr. KTebane nreaenied a resolution that
a committee be appointed, conaistiug of
two members loteport rules for the gov
ernment of "tSef Senati,"' hd urttil auttr
the la.t sei
.tVrtnTfl wicth theirdelibertW wbi
covern thetrtfe&emofl wdkr
beine read the Speaker decided it to be
out of ordeN Mr. Mebane appealed
from the decWion of th Chair to the
Senate, anHl was sustslnefl'ln hh appeal.
The resolution was then adopted, and
Messrs. Mebane and Wilton appointed
The Speaker presented the following
letter from the Hon. Jhthanirl Macon,
tendering his resignation a Senator in
Congreei, TmMee ol th University, and
Jottice of Ihe Pere fur Wr en.
arcs arum, 14, av. 1828.
Th General Jutmblff f Xrtk Carina.
Gimuifi Are and infirmiry rendpr it pro
per lor me lo retire from public service. I there
lure rttign the tppoinUnent of Senator ta be
Univeraity of the tte, ami that of Jutice of
the Peace (or the county of Warren.
m mtrlne; from the aenrice of the flute, I
want word to convey I Ik BtfitUtiip, mmI,
throe h them, to the people, mv Ihankt and
fritiui!e for their kindncm and the confidence
repoeed in me.' There are fetKnpi thick words
cannot eipreia. Mine are nf thia kind. I may
hovever be permitted to add, that no penon
can be under ntore obligations to a State than I
am to North Carolina, nor feet thm more
tronjrlf and that duty alone baa kduced me
to reaipi. '
I am, fentlemen, with th utmmt respect and
eateeea, yottt obedient and humble amaaf,"
ThurtJay, Nov. 20.
The Senate proceeded 10 ihe appoint
ment of their standing committees.
liOa motion of Mr, Shober, that part of
the Governor's Measatre relttine; to the
Tariff, "was referred to a select commit
tee hat portion f it relative lo Internal
Improvemenr, we -referred -to- a -select
committee, that part which relates to the
Banks, was referred to a select committee
that pari which relates :o the Judicia
ry, was referred to a select committee.
On motion of Mr. Alexander, so much
of said Message a relates to certain re
ports and resolutions adopted by tha'Le
eislatures of Georgia, South Carolina.
Ohio and Vermont, on the the subject of
Alrickn" Colonization, -was referred - tcr a
select commute so i much at relates, to
certain resolution! from the same States,
oo the subject of the exercise of certain
powers br the General Government was
referred to a select committee t and so
much as relates lo certain proposed
amendments to the Constitution by ihe
same States, was referred to a select
Friday, Am. 21.
Mr. MTarland presented a bill for the
education of the poor children or the Statey"''The following" members were named
of North Carolioa r to repr ll 10 act passed I by the Speaker to constitute a Committee
in J 82 3, to regulate the County Court of
Kiehmond which bills were read the
ed to be printed
On motion of Mr. Croons select com
mittee, were appointed to enquire into,
and report unto upon the) expediency of
reducing the damage now given by law
on bill of bxebange.
On motion of Mr'. Wellborn,
" fte$ptvtdt Thata joint select committee
be appointed, to . take , into consideration
vacant and unappropriated lands. a
" . . &ittr(fly,JVoi, 22. "
The bill to repeal an act passed in 1823.,
regulating the County Courts of Rich
mond, passed its second and third reading
and waa ordered to be engrossed.
' A message was received from Ihe House
of Commons, stating that they have pas
sed a bill to establish Bethel Academy, in
Duplin coumy, and to incorporate the
Trustees thereof a bill appointing Com-
nan'oBsryoi 111 tia ef Ctt I..".!,h
(ireene fiunty, and a III! la tntourt;
Ihe deitr tbn of Wolves h Aihe
which hiv g kito read three times, were
ordered lc.e tnrotitd. They are there
fore Law i
The foli wing bills were presented i-
Br Mr. Hlnnls.h bill for the Inspection
of SteamlM! Lumber. By Mr. Rein
herdu a ttl llg compensation to Pa
irollers. Ttse bills were read the first
time, mdjha last' mentioned referred to
the Judkliry committee.' ...
lOVSZ OF COMMONS.
;-lj!fcJ- Monday, AW. 17, llll. '
iem'ei 'mt inbe ra of Ue Le gll
tore a forth Carolina appearing, the two
llouif were called to order by their re
specM Clerks, and the oath og office
admltstered; , -
Tle -membett having- been oualiffed.
I ThAtai Settle or Kockhrgham, wae o-
anlwusly choien Speaker,
hesaant Henderson, was appointed
Ppripal Clerkt Charles Manly, Clerk
Asistantt John Lumsden Doorkeeper
ad Richard Roberts, Aisistaat Uoor
Oo motion of Mr. Bynura a committee
m appointed to draft rules and regula
tbnt for tie government of the delibera
tirftt of this House. This committee
r mists of Measr. Bynumy Waddell,
endenisll sod Montgomery.
A meaaaga wis sent to the Senate pro
posing lo appoint a joint select commit
tee for the purpose of amendiog the joint
rules far the government of intercouse
or the two Houses, which was concurred
la. Messrs Weltborne, Mebane, Speight
Miller and Wrd, compose
e on the part of the Scnjtr ;
Swain, Ruflin, NeUnd. Al
;iirn, on tee pan 01 iqv
t- TuevlayiNmrl a.-
On motioreSf Mr. Ruffin.a x of elec
tion was iskuU to Ihe Sheriff of Caswell
directing an election to be had on the
24th inat. aupply the 'vacancy occasion
ed bv the dea fiof C. D. Donoho.
Ai 12 o'rlo k, the message was recei
ved from ihe oernor.
Mr. Potter presented a bill to reduce
snd fit the jaUie and fees of certain
public officaratkerein named. Provides
that the Judrrt of the Supreme Court
shall receive 81500 per annum t he
Judge of Ihe Superior Courts 60 for
every Court mey hold the Publi Trea
surer 81300 the Comptroller gtOO
ad proposes also to reduce the salary of
ike Secretary of State, and the lees ot the
Clerk of iKe wwl Cmrw -iknnfh th
retrenchment contemplated in the office
istrsmed. is not stated.J "
Vr .'Gaston made a question of order
ntl objected to'the passage bf the bill, on
me ground that it was irregular!) pass
bill before ihe-ontanlnnon of - both
House of the Aembly The 8peaker
decided k to be In orders From this de
cision Mr.. 0. appealed which appeal
was austained bv the House, and ihe bill,
on motion, was ordered to lie on the la
ble. After the House were informed of
the organisation of the Senate, the ssid
bill was resd the first time, and referred
to a Select Joint Committee consisting
on the piTtofthis tintis of Messrs. rot
ter, Swain,Newlanc', Edmonston and Bat
..... Wedne$day.Kov, 19.
The Speaker laid before the House a
Report from Ihe Public Treasurer, ex
hibiting the Slate of the Treasury, which
was ordered lo be ptinted.
Mr. Csllawav presented a bill for the
destruction nf Wolves in Ihe county of
AtheRead the firtt time.
On motion of Mr. Swain,
Reiohed, That the Public Treasurer
be instructed to- obtain and communicate
la this House as early as practicable, a
detailed statement of 1 the'accourira of the
State Ban, of North Carolina, and the
Banks of Newbern snd Cape-Fear with
the State of North Carolina, from 'he pe
riod of the establishment of these Institu
tions to the close of the. last fiVal year.
Mr Bynurr, from the committee ap
pointed on the subject, r ported roles of
order for the government of the House,
which were concurred in.,
on the JudTcTaff Titfe arrNaih Oastony
Pwam, Spruill. Waddell, cdes, rotter,
ordct-iffAeeler and Bynum
Thurtday, JVov. 20.
"ThV House proceeded-to -the appoint
ment of Its stsnding Committees.
. That part Of the Governor Message
relating to the Banks, was referred to a
That part of the message which relates
ine committee on ibm eojef'"
w That otit which bteet the I Iriemo
rial of the citicen of Haywood county,
wa referred to a select committee '
So much as refers to the draining of
Swamp Lands,' was referred to the com
roitteeof Internal Improvements. .
So much aa relates to the Tariff, was
referred to a select committee.
So much as relates to the outlets of the
waters of Albemarle Sound to the Ocean,
wa referred to the Committee on Inter
nal I reprove ments,.
a U tV.'.'.C Tu v.ili t.z.'cU
lay btfora llili 1Ii.u-. ii imtiJUtrly, a
transcript of so much of his rej-ort nf an
annual eipotltlnd. of Ihe several l)ink
ofthis Stste, from the periods at wbtrh
they wcrn ea'abllihsd.
A message was received from the Sen
te dissenting from the proposition of the
House, to refer to a joint select commit
tee, the bill to reduce and fix Ihe salaries
of cartain officers therein named.
The bill for the deetruetloo of Wolves
In the county of Ashe, was read thesecood
and third lime and ordered to be engros
sed. ' '
Mn Clayton pre tented a bill to repeal
an act, fixing the sum hereafter, te be
paid foe vacant hods, which pasted Its
first reading and "" , ' 7
Mr. .Wheeler presented a bill to t
plain an act paaacd In 1 127. to reduce the
number of pettt mhsters tosae in the
year, whldrwas-read-end rsfeind V the
aa. l. .
. Friday. Atv. tl.
' On motion of Mr. Nash, the Judiciary
committee were) Instructed to inquire
whether any amendment ia necessary In
the law as It now stands, oo the subject of
the trial of prisoners charged with a cap!
tal offence, with leave to report by bill or
A message was received from the Sen
ste and concurred in, proposing to ballot
on Monday next, for a Senator lor six
rear, from the 4th of March and Hating
i . . t . 1 1. 1
that tne name oi vonn vraocn ia in no in
A measage wa received from Governor
Iredell, transmiuing the Report oinomu
lua M.Saunders, the Commissioner ap
nointed under the provision of an act
pstsed el the Isst teuton, lo contract for
the purchase or reservations still cblmed
by ib Cherokee Indians, together with
sundry document which were sent to
the Senate with a proposition lo refer
Them lo a select joint committee, and to
brint ihe report.
On motion of M SpruiTl, the Judiciary
Committee were instructed to enquire
into ibe expediency of amending the laws
relating to mortgages and deeds in trust,
as more effectually to prevent ihelrauda
practised under the existing laws.
On motion of Mr. Cox, the Judiciary
committee were insfucted 'to enquire
into the expediencv of so amending the
laws relative to Administrators snd Lxe
cutors, thai no judgment shall be given
againat any Adminiatrator or Executor for
a certain length or time tram the qualin
cation of Adminiatrator or Executor.
Mr. Gillespie presented a bill to estab
lish Bethell Academy in the county of
Duplin, and to incorporate the Trustees
thereof-which having been read S times
was ordered to be engrossed. :' '' --
On motion of Air. Mhooo, the Jodiriar
committee were instructed to enquire,
wbat alterations, if any, are heceaaary in
the laws or this Stste, upon Ibe subject of
Widows" dower. ... - -. -
r -v -- Saturday JfVtTY-
The SpesVer laid before ihe Home, the
report of William. Hobards. aurvjyjng
Commissioner appointed to superintend
ihe aale of the property ol tbe late 1 rea
aurer, John Haywood, which was referred
to the committee of Finance, and ordered
to he printed It appears from thia
statement, that the sum arising from the
sale of the fanqS and'n'egfoef of 'the late
TreasureN-'afiec- deductihgla fourthlpf
the amuunt prod tired by the sale of lands
eiven to Mr ' Haywood, In lieu of her
dower,) is 832.34 1 23 I
Messrs. Clayton, Gregory, Blsckledge,
Alexander, and Britain of Haywood, were
appointed, on the part of thia House, a
committee lo join that from ihe Senate,
toenquite into the expediency of reduc
ing the price of vacant lands.
On motion of Mr. Gary, thst part of
the Gove mar's meage which rrlites-to
the complaint cf some of the Western
counties, on account 'of the short term of
their Superior Dourte, wa referred to the
On motion of Mr. Sanderson, the Judi-
a ' 0
eiary committee were inetructen to in
quire into the expediency of amending
the act psssed in .1828, concerning the
trading with slaves, so as more effectually
to prevent the selling of powder and shot
to slave..,.............. .
On motion of Mr. Bozman, the Joriici-
into the expediency ol estbirihirigT'sev
parate and distinct Court of Equity.
Orrmotfoirof : Mn-Bleckledger e-mes4
sage was sent ia . the Senate,, proposing
the appointment of a select joint commit
tee, to enquire into the expediency of
electing Sheriffs by the people.
Mr. Potter submitted a resolution,
which was that, the committee on Banks
be directed to enquire into tbe following
the several Banks was raised and paid v
"2d, The amount of specie on hand at
the time they went into operation, and Jst
other periods since.
Sd. The amount of notes put into cir
culation by the Banks, from time to time
since their organisation.
4th. The amount of notes discounted,
from lime to time, since their organixa.
$b. Tho amount of debt dne tbcro ,
- tL.r crri:
f..h. Whether they hits psiJ specie,
on .lemsnd, for their notes, since their
7lh. Whether they hive observed that
provision of their charter, which re
quires that they should take six per cent,
on account of their bonds and discounts,
and ne more.
lib. Whether Ikcy have not tarried
on a system of extortion against those
Indebted to them, by requiring them to
Ky the aftorolei of the Banks, UrKe and
egsl Tees, as tho only condition oq
wbkh they should be allowed to renew
their notes which suit had been brought...
. m . . . "w
may ocero wormy oi rorewgiuon t and '
that, the aaid 'Committee, in order thai
they may be enabled to prosecute their
enquiry , effectually, be authorised to send
for pertofiseod papemexamine thesana
oa, ata or oiherwlsaveod that the aaid.. .
comromittee oe smnenved lo command
the attendance of ihe officers of this house
ss their executive officers.
fa Tea warraaa esMuvut.
to pursuance of previous notice, on
Monday the Ifth inat. a number of
the Citiftens of Iredell County, met at
the Coun House in Stateville, for tho
purpose ef considering the propriety qr
expediency ol establishing a factory of
wool or cotton, in thia section of cooo
Col. Thomas A. Allison was cslletl
to the chair, George F. Davidson,
Esq. . and "Thoma Ken- ' appoioted
The object of the meeting waa ex
plained at aome length, by John Mu.
hat, esq. - -:;
7 On mbtloa ! Thos. A.-Allison-'
Samuel Kirg, Genl. George D. Da
vidson. William F. Cow an, Capt.
Jamea J. Byar, Jeo Sloan, Ej. ;
Capt. Geo... F. , Davidson,., Thomas ;.,
Kerr, George Flowers, Esq. Cyrun
Simmonds, Rev. James Patterson,
flirharrl Alllann flM PkIu. ft-
yidaon, . John "Muahat, Esq. Maj.
William Potts, William Harbin, Esq.
Alexander Torrence, Esq. Joseph W.
Murdock, Absalom Simonton, John
M. Youne;, Col. Francis Young, Jos.
Chambers, Esq. John Tomlinson
Jot. II. Hall, Robert Hal!, Hosea
Redman, James Campbell Esq. and
Jamea A. King be a committee,
whose duty It shall be, to collect such
information, as may ' be in their
rrtfchj respecting manufactory estab
lishments, and make report of tho
same, to meeting of : the Citiaens of
Iredell county, who re tnyited to at.
tend at ihe' Court House,' on Tuesday
of our next Feb. county court t and that
the said committee, convene States
ville, on Monday of the aaid court.
dreas, to be submitted to the citizens
of said county at their general mee
ting, on the following day t
Resolved that a copy of these pro
ceeding,' he tent to the Editors of the
Western Carolinian,- and Yadkin and
TH0g.- A. ALLISON. CAalniM.
t.ao. F, navtoaaa, at
laa a kiaa.
Kentucky Judiciary Thia Slate Is ctr
tainly most unfortunate in iia judicial ad
ministration. The " new" and the M old9
court business for a long time threw ev
ery thine into confusaion. We notice re
cenily that their Court of Appeals is in a
stste of similar -derangements Two, of
the Judges prepared their letters of resign
ation, but were prevailed upon to withdraw,
them in order to hold another regular See
sion of the Court ; but tbe Chief Justice
(Bibb) refused to recognise them as Judg
es most strongly arguing that tbe mere
act of writing their resignations rendered
them functut officio i Whereupon they
proceeded to open court without the
GimfrrWas W received yesterday
by the Vr ri vaI"ofthc r brie t?alaia Packefr
3 eiysfrowOmowitho Htrtrhmtt Gaettav.l
of the 37th Sept. It contains very little
news TheMwar-lti-Guatemala etiil con-
tinurca without any.ahatement of jta jtio I
lence. 1 he Uovernment of Guatemala
had refused to grant passports to such of
its citieens, as were desirous of visiting
the British colony on the Balite. Tba
reason offered is, that such persons would
disclose the transactions of the republio
with regard, jo the Gutemalian .Loanf-.
;Tbee-4oanwwe believe ;wetodeJ
i he gove mment lor mJninjf purposes, w v
tne mine nuDerto nave not yieioeo on? ,
cent rand it is expected they never will,
unless the bondholders go in person and
labour at them. These mines are eaii
in be really more abundant than those in
Mexico, because tne King of Spain io
variably ordered the mines of Mesico
should be worked, whilat those of Gua
temala should be reserved for future age.?
f.-crati t.i i!.