' - i
TH P0WK8 NOT DELEGATES TO THE FJIITKD STATE! T THB COfSTITrTIO'V lm .
v. .... "v-,T1T,o:' 5,01 "QHiBiTett ai ittc thb itatr, as irjeeted to Tn si irr aeirKCTtmr, Ot TO TKt rttoiLK Amendments to the Constitution, Article X.-
AUSTIN & U F. FIJSHKIt,
Kditor and Proprietor.
SA LISBURY, N. O, JANUARY 31, 1&10.
NO. XXXIII, OF VOL. XX.
(Whole Io. 1023.)
1 01 '
ar- " '
OF Till 1 E-iTER CBOLIU!.
The Wesleri Carolinian ii published every Fai
oil, it Two Dullir ht annum it paid in advance, or
Two Dollars iih! Fifty Cent if not paid before the ei-
Mntuift of three month.
No pupef " discontinued oniil ill arrearage
vt patd, unless at thedmerelion of the Editors; and a
failure to notify the Eliton of a wish to discontinue
at the end of fear, will be considered 11 a new en
gagement. - "
....... Advertisement will be eonspicoonsly tod correctly
inserted, t one dollar per square (of 310 ems, or ft
tern lines of tint sized type) for the Ant insertion,
tnd 25 cent r?r each continuance. Court ind Judicial
yrorirscaients will be cbarg-ed 25 per cent more than
the above prices. A deduction ot 33 per cent from
the regular price will'iSeTrwte'Uryearly sdvettisera.
Advertisements ant in for publication, must have the
number of time marked on them, or tbey Will be inner
ml till forbid, and charired fur acoordinirlr.
Letter addressed to the Ed i ton on business must be
v . j .i.-- ...:n .. l ... t - .1
ylST araio. v. wi-j win iim im iiwiuvu uj,
jj ILK - WO RM EGGS.
iIlE uoscriber, .0era fur talev at 50 canta pw
U ihmiaand, a. very largo quantity or Silk-worm
Egs carefully riaed by bereelf and in good
MARTHA D. FRONTIS.
8alihiiry, Jaru 17. 1840, t r -
, i, i, ..n v, r---
: W.A. 51'CORWICK, M. D.
-; C7F.Cr302T CSITTIOT, ' v
UESPBCTFULLV roformaUie citizenaV Seliebiiry
and ita vicinity, that ho hia taken aa office at the
Manaion Hofet Rif th purpbie of pfaSlialflj; leTii
tkaoiav, in all ita varwua branch e, on the most im
proved and ecinntiric principle, vit Sealing, Ptiij(-
l W .1 l II. i
finff, furfrawincY jmrrnnr 1 1" w.i
Ut ia i regular graduate of Medicine, and nopea by
ittention and uxuidity in the line of hia profeaeioo, to
receive a ahare of public palmnnee.
B ppaKMi .a material, not only
taoocentJiiMi eaxily applied, but for .superior, to any
thing that ever vot h boen dicdverd fm Plugging,
particularly in largo eavitiea wber the nerve ia r
Diwed Ind tooth otherwise much dineased, and Woulif
inHiitTly,i,eenmwir it to -eH mf thH
teeth tracti, wnicn ouierwiao mim ot eavea oy
baring them plugged. ' - , - -
P. 8. Iadiee waited on it Ibeir private residence.
Deetniber ' 1)9. 21.
DR. G. B. DOUGLAS
HAS reipoyed Jiia OlUce. to Jp. . tr
of the Oilioe Raw of Yho Matwion
Ifirtd, iatoly nrcupieil by Ut. U. Auatin.r - ;
. : faiiitnry 17, 19 10. . ... " v
t FSrECTfUtLY oftemhia profeaeiooalaervicea to
M-M. tba cituon of Salisbury, and lite aurrounomg
cuumrv. Ilia office in in Mr. WmI'i new brick-build-
iilt. nearly opposite J AML Miirpliy!alore.
Halisliury. W. U., August ati, lire, u. :..
iV. A.,a.'sUMWMwU .
HAS Lor.ale.1 himitelf at Col. David
Rirwwy,'S Oiklev Grove, Ireriell coon
lyTN.X"., and rMpivt fully tendera hi
aervioes to the public in the varioua ue
parlmenta of hi profession.
aiiunry m, it". , r
JOHN C. PALMER, hannothrr
new supply of gold and silver
Tiliin Erjgtiiihnd Frenctti domredd
Fob Ch nil and Keys, Breast Pine,
Finger Rings, silver Jtntter Rnivee,
Pencils; (patent and plain,) Tooth
Pick, Fob Chaina, SpecUqle and
Tbimblea. Mteel and Gilt Fob Chain and Key.
Also, a very fine and large assortment of Raaore,
pocket and pen-knivea, by different Manufacturer, with
other article usuallv kept by Jeweler, ill of which will
at aold very low for ewsa, er only six month credit, af
ter which tine, interest will OS cnargej.
Work done faithfully and punctually.
Salisbury, May 2, lSl& " tf
To Owners ot ,MVUs.
fpHE Subscriber haa ta improved patent Spindle tor
Mill, by Which, i mill will do rnucn setter inn
with the usual fbrai of Hpmdle. It is to eonstracted
as to keep from keating or killing the meal in any man-1
aer. Tba runner is o confined by the Spindle as al-
way to preservt it balance, and of course there is no
ebbing of the stone. '
I iUmk, by tht improved Spindle, th'- asm water
will do at least one-thrrd mors business, and Uie meal
. Any penoa wshir.g to as one vol these bpindles,
nay obtain one or more, by making application, (with-
a i short time) to tho Bulmcriher at Mocksville, Ifcviel
S. 'K .T tlrink th pTohaW coat win noi exceeu
130 for the Patent and Spindle ready for use. ;
Tlie adlowins mirmi hui hi Pateht Milt Splridle
ia mccew-fHl operstkm :-Col. W. F. Kelly, The Fo-
w, Joseph Hall and 8am ruau-r ot wavie uoumy ,
-iJlbretD(ebseaaii Ua l.-Rnf-of Lincoln
Charles Griffith of ILowsn ; Add.Mi Moore of Us. si-
and William Cxast of Hurry, all oT Whom ara ntgn
h pleased with its performance, '
! October 25, m.
, JllliESubaciLUr iiasuu.loca.tcl lumaellin tli Wh h
. A of Concord, would now oiiur bur services to the
Public, aa an - '
Ornamental aud Msn rainier. .
He flatters himself that hia long experience in the above
Buaiaesa, and tlie specimens of work ha haa executed
a bia line, will be a uflicicnt rocooitnendstion.
He will also Ittcnd to tiy call made on him in the
HOUSE PAINTING BUSINESS,
!a4 ia Confident be can give satisfaction to all who may
em pins him. '
the Pu .lie is respectfully requested to call and en-
conrag him, it he ta determined to execute all wort
II -'i. ar-"ij
wsamittrd to him in the best possible manner. 4
(tr Also, Painting and Trimming all kinds of Cai
done with ncatnesa and dospstch.
J. W. RAINEY.
7V Tntfets of ttofid
the public, that tliie Inxtitution Will be
opened on Monday, the "14th of OcLiber faL (i i.
their intention to place tina Sdmmary on a permanent
mi nrapeciaoie rain; ana no care wui be wanting on
their part, to render it, in every respect, worthy of Uie
confidence of the frienda of education, morality and re.
ligion, fthoaeek for their daughter a 'place where in
tellectual and moral culture combined, will prepare
them to occupy with unefulneae and dtgoily. the apbere
w wnicn iney may oa caned. X .
They are now' making all auilaule ' rifcrta""! tecure
fir Teachera. a Gentleman and Ladv of hiirh oiialihra-
tiona, ; Meanwhile, they have engaged .Mmajiama
mkek, young uioy, in wnoae literary quilincatmna
and capacity for aucb a aituation, they have perfect
Confidence; and who haa hitherto taught munc in this,
- and other 8eminarit, with entire aatwfaction. Aaaooo
ta the other Teacher are obtained, Miaa Biiia will
again devote herself exclusively to the mueical department,-
: TERMS OF TUITION.
. For begtnnera per aeavion of 5 monllm, - $8 00
For the Rudiments with Graminai, Geogra
phy and 11 mtory. 10 00
The oove, with the higher brancbe in Lt-i . .
len'rj'Vepmrtiimrt, i " " 12 60
M uaie on the Piano or Ouitar . , 25 00
Painting, . . 10 00
fluwera will be alsotaught, if dqsired, it $5 each., -
By order of the Trureea, . ' ; " T
THt)MA8 L. COWAN, Chairman.
"V "' 1 ' 1 ' 1 V ' 1
1" W-JS. Mi-
Great Western Stage Line,
rO.M SALISBURY TO ASHV1LLE, N. G
-LiVtraugcmcwt Jotk1840; -
7,riE above lino ! now in foil operation, nnd ar-'
w. rilM t mnA Annmrlm fnn. f3.lik... t..ll.. .
: . . Lea vaa Srtlisbvry on Monday, Thursday, and
Saturdays, at 8 o'clock. A; M. t and arrive at
Aahvilla neit daya at 8 o'clock, P. M.' -
Returning, leave Aahville on Mondavi, Thure
dayaj and Snturdayl.'at ' o'ctockrArM. r-Wd'-'r.
rive at Selihury next day at 8 o'clock, P. M.
. , A. BKNXTNI,
--r.- r :v--, R. W. LONG.
N. B. Pasaenger leaving Rloigli, N-C, for
Nashville. Tenneaace, will find no delay whatever
on thii route. A. B. At R. W L.
galwbory, N..CM' Jan. 3, 1840. tf ..
PHEtnivellinjr coramunitr rt rwinvvstfullr inform
- JL-mdi tlaail tf Hti Ymm w i haw jaw. r.wa wNiiii 4 h. linJa- A I.
red frotn R! "5h.br way of Pmabaro' and Aahboro'io
Maliabury, in small Northern made Uoactiee of the first
order; leaving Raleigh on Monday and Thoradsy at
10 A. M , arriving in Haliabory next day at 10 P. M.
Leaving Salisbury on Tuewdaysand Fridsva at 3 A. M.
aruiuuff. ut Ua'ajga-oaM u al 1U .-U.
Iln horses are good, and driver particularly careful
and accommodating, - JOELMcLEAN.
Feb. 12,1839. - '' U
N, D. Seata secured at the Mansion Hotel.
THE SUB-CRIBER living near Iexington, David
, son County, takes this method Ia inform tba Pub.
lie that he will enter into contract with any Perton, or
persons, either in Davidson, Rowan, or Cabarrus Coon-
tie, who wish nooses, factories, or any other kind of
buildings erected of Brick, I build them s cheap, a
durable, and ia aa good atyle ai any workman in thia
country. : ' . :
He will also, monld ind bum the Brick, if wanted.
He trust that hia long experience in
MOULDING AND LAYING BRICK,
will entitle him to a shir of public patronage.
Ha would refer gen'lentea wishing work don ia bia
una of Business, to the Female Academy and the new
, fire proof Clerk'i office in Salisbury, it specimen ot
, hia work. .
X,:Jt.RrTho-' wishing work dope wjll plrase leave
nnt at the oQice or tlie v estern Carolinian, and it
shall be punctually attended to.
I- Public, thtt b Kill eontiDue to crry oa Ui to
as omisl. at bit Granite Query, seven mile Booth of
Salisbury; near ti.e -Id Charleston road, where ha ia
able to supply all order for MILL-STONES of th
. bent grit, and oa the shortest notice,
- frr Pah,,t twe-wavest pweea,
WINDOW SILLS. DOOR RILLS POOR STEPS,
ROUGH BU1LDINO RfM:KS. TOM B STONES,
v. GOLD GRINDERS, . .0. 4c .
J. HOULSIIOUSER, Stoua-Cntter.
Salisbury. Oct 25th. 1839. . If.
N. B. Onler for myof Uie above Wrought arti
cles. directed to m! at Salisbury, will be punctually at
tended to. J. II.
HORSES FOR BALE.
4 PAIR of YOUNO
NORTHERN HORSES, and a
SINGLE NORTHERN TROT
TER for Sale by -
OIIN I. SHAVER.
Snlifrbury, Dec. 13,1 93!i. .
f jr v
riin t. a n a-
1 . Jl avjla, C!JULJUa
Tliti bubsenber oftcr for ile Ui Mluwing
vaiuauio lands in iLmicoir t ounty i
contuining 302 -ere, lying on. the Catawba Riv
er aix nulea below U.atiie'a Ford, ,
A Tract of 132 acrea adjoining the above.
A Tract of St 3 8 acre adjoining the last. .
A Tract known a the x
containiug 709 acre, which will be aold io par
eels to eon purehawer.
The Subscriber bavin? determined to sell, these
lands o.ay be had on my liberal terme, with
credit of one, two, and lltreo year.
Any ooe desiring to purchase and wishing to ex
amino any of the land, will be shown them by ap
plying to Dr. 8. X. JoMMaorr who reside in the
neighborhood, and who ailliulora) ibcmof farther
particulars In relation to terms.
, . II. W. CONNOR.
Saliahury, N. C, Nov. 9,. 1630. if
INFORMS the puhlie that he has removed from his
former stsnd. to his hew boildimrs rrtti the; nnhlir
square, in the Town of Mocksville, where luVvifl con
tmnato keep a IIOUSK OF ENTERTAINMENT.
Hi House i roomy and corrftnodiou : attached to
mtcllllWrirortublftOrrices fur gentlemen of the
Bar, an convenient to the Court Houre. The subsen
ber pledge himself to the moat diligent exertions, to
give antisfsrtion to such aa may call on him. Hi Ta
ble, Bar and Stable are provided in the best manner
that thaootwtrj wU aJUd, and hia aorvanta at feiLh-
tui and prompt. - . .
Feb. Klto. a ; . 74 tf
S(TKhe Subscriber keep cooatantly oa hand, a gener
wi al eseortment of . . ,
READY MADE CLOTHING, 7
for Gentlemen' weeyy such ia Coevi, Pantaloons, ind
YMh of ood ,i . ,..,.;,.-
well made ind fashionable. He is also prepared to cut
and mare clothing in the most fashionable and durable
style, and wirmsted to fit. He, also, keeps a good e
ortment of Cloths, Cssaimere and Vesting ot the Brat
qualities, selected by himself in ttie New York Market,
all of which be will sell low' for Cask.
Y N. B. He still continue to teach Die art of.CuUinc
garment on the most approved plan of the best Tailor
in New York end Philadelphia. : "..,
OCT Cutting for customer! done nn the ehortest no
tice, and orders from a dwtanoa attended to with de
spath. QZj", Hit shop will he found in Mr. Cowan's
large tinea winning. m.xi. r. tttAixy,
Balisbury, May 2rlB3a : tf
'TIHE Subscriber living seven mile sooth of Salia--L
bury, intends keeping constantly on' hand, Mar-
at im uranita Biaia expressly ror ,
so that lie ein jxecot,
shortest oottcai"" m"w'v - ,
He il ready to execute any work which may be called
for in SCULPTURING, STONE-CUTTING,, EN
GRAVING. W. and h assure those who msv favor
him with their wwk, That unlew
to contract, he baa no pay,
A complete large Dairy Trough for sale, cut of Rock,
for the purpose of preserving milk cool. Apply to the
ENOCH E. PHILUPa
November lt, 1B30. - ' tf.
A RE now receiving and opening, it their atand at
l. Mill Hill, Cabarrus County, a new) and fresh wip-
Fall and Winter Goods, -
coammm ey : "
. Drv-Gnod. Hard-war. Tin-war. Crockery, Gro
ceries, Drugs tnd Medicine,'Dy-StufIs, Paints, Bows
and Shoe, Saddlery, Hat and Booeeta, sVe. in abort.
their etock comprise almost every irticl usually kept
ia a country store, all of which will be aold low for
cash, or to punctual dealers on time.
W return our thank to the Public tor the literal
patrons? w have received ind hop by strict slteo-
1100 W Duainesl W merit coQiiaoanc 01 uie same.
JACOB WINECOFF eVCO.
CabarruaCounly", N.C.,De.27, 183U tf
THE Subscriber have iut
received from the North, ail
jMsdettrorrJernd of the beet
matenala, which will be aohl
for very moderate price. They ilso have on hand
One I'lne tTvchecl nafrg)
A nil one Kolkf r,
miX niRtESTTorHicli-nll temjtrte,
Those person deiirou of aomcthing neat and
comfortable to nde in.canndt fail to be pleased
both ia atyle and price. '
1 tt j. r v wnrrt rn
W. u. Olt ym At ii .-.I
Salisbury,' Jan. 10, 1840. . r
THREE PAIR of FINE
Northern lionet for sale
They are young ind well broke
and warranted sound and per
fectly gentle. Apply to
B. & C. K. WHEELER.
8alibJ7. Jh. 10, 140.
W ho vniitt b(ler liilence f
I WOULD refer the resding publio to Uiu numerous
voluntary letter puliluliuj rvcvutly in this paper
and in the Good Baiuanlan, relative to the happy and
beneficial ellifcis of the administration of
M OFF Al"8 LIFE PILL8 an IHIJC.MX BITTERS.
' Those who have perused the letters above rolerred to
will observe that Ukalmmil every case Uiey sliest the
fact, that no inconvenience of auy sort attend the ta
king of these medicine, ia ordinary cases, but that the
patient, without feeling their operation, is universally
left in s stronger aod better state of health than waa
ejperieiiced previoua to being atflctad with disease;
and in all cases of acute suffering, great relief la ob
tained ia a few hours, and a cur is generally etlecied
' in two or throe dsya- '.
Ia caraiwf XkAMSksLeverj dfriptionaiidll
bilious atl'uctions, it is unnecessary fur ma to say aught,
a I believe the LIFE MEDlCl.NKd are now univer
sally admitted to be-the most speedy and effectual cure
exunt in all disease ol that class. .
Th LIFE MEDICINK8 ara also a moat ekcellcut
relief in aflection of the Liver and Bowela, as has
. been proved ia huodreda of case wher pattvnU have
come forward and requested that their experience in
taking them might be published forth benefit of others.
In their operation in aucb cam-, they restore Uie tone
' of the Stomach, slionih'in the digtive organs, and
invigorate the general luncliooa ot the whole body, and
thus become to both sexes (for they are perlcoljy
sdapttHi to each) an invaluable means of preventing
disease and restoring health. '
b affections of the head, whether accompanied with
pain and giddiness, or marked' by th arievoua calami
ty of impaired mental energy ; in palpitatioa of the
heart, flittuleoce, lisaof appetite and strength, and the
' multiplied symptom of disordered digestion, THE
UFE MEDICINES will be found to posses Uie most
salutary ftvacy. . . -- -
v; Constitutiuo relaxed, weak, or decayed, in men or
women, ara under lit iinmodiato influence of THE ;
LIFE MEDICINE8. Old cough, asthma, and con
- mtmpttv ha brt are- soon- relieved and apeethtr cured,
Poverty of blood, and emaciated limbs will era long
meet the happiest change; Uie chill watery fluid will
Jbccoma rich aa4 balsamic, tod Ua limlatr U corW
- with flesh, firm and healthy.-
Nervoua diannfer of every kind, and from whatever
cauaea rising, fly before the etlects of THE Hit, A1E
D1CINK8, and all that train of unkings, anxieties, tnd
tremours which so dreadtullf allect tue weak, the' ae
dentsry, and ib delicate, will ia a thort linw ba oo
C ceded by cheerfulness, and avory presage of health.
- For weakneaa, de8ciecy ot natural atrength, and
relaxation of the vessels, by too frcoient indulgence of
"tyalnable remedy. , " v,
,Ttoe who hava long resided in hot climate, and
ire languid and relaxed in their whole ytemk may
take TliE LIFE MEDICINES wiUi Uie happiest UJ-
. fee Is; tnd person removing to the Houthern ritate or
West Indie cannot store a mora important article of
health and life.
Tue fcllowlng" rtaea are among" tlie most "recent
eurea eflected, and gratefully acknowledged by lb
person benefitted t
Ckse of Jacob C. Hunt, New Windsor. Oranae
County, N. Y-A dreadful tuinor dnstmyed nearly the
whole of hia face, nose tnd jaw. Experienced quick
rltet from the use of the Lite Medicine, and In lea
a tlnntUtt month wal entirety cored. Casa reported,
with wood engraving in a oew pttuphlet now ia
Case of Thoa. Purcell, enr., 61 yeara of age wit
. aiUicied 18 years with swell ng m hi legw n
tiraly cured by taking 42 pilla in 9 weeks. - "
Case of Joan Daulton, Aberdeen, Ohio rheumatism
" five yeara 1 entirely cured ha used the LIFE ME
DICINES for Worm in children ind found them
sovereign remedy. ,
Cse of Lewi Aujtin periodic! sick headache !
wtyt relieved by a amall dose now entirely freelroin il
-r"-vase of Adon Ames nred of most Involcrata ind
, obstinate dyspepsia, and general debility.
- Case of Adah Adams, Windsor, Ohio rheumatism,
gravel, liver affections, and general nervous debility,
bad been confined seven year wat raised from her
by takme-aa k of pitta and aottl or Utter
TTftcat wtriordtniry trtirtf-ittrr hutow teff lirtiirhf
and. .robust woman attested, by her husband KhuM
Case ot Mm Badgw; wifs l Joseph Btdgwtieaily
similar to ibovo result the aame.
Case of Susan Gnodarant, a young unmarried wo
man enhject to ill health several years a small court
the Life Medicines awtirely restated hefwia now
bal and healthy.
V Css of Misa Thomas, dauirhterof Eli Tliomat
eoiinh tnd symptoms of consumption cured in four
weka Her sister cured of a sever attack of inflam
matory rheumatism in one tsetk I
Casa of 8. Col in cured of a seven attack of scsr
let fever in a few dsyi by the Ufa Medicine.
Case of Harriet Twogood, Saline, N. Y. was In
- very low stale of health a year and ball did not ex
pect to recover. , Miss T. is now able ta walk about and
. at rapidly recovering both health and streiigtb.
Can of Benjamin J. Tucker erver case of Fever
. and Ague cured in a Very abort space of time. Di
rection followed sirictly..
Case of A mo Davis affection of the liver ajler
trying doctors' remedies in vain for long tune, Was
cured by the Life Medicine without trouble. '
Extraordinary case of Lyman Pratt, who waasfllict-
ed with PhUiuue 20 year effected I perfect cur ill
24 hour by th oa of th Life Medicines,
Thou aa ads ot persons afflicted in like manner, have,
by iudicioo nse of MOFFA1 LIFE PILLS ami
PHENIX BITTERS, been restored ta the enjoyment
of all Uie rxnfortsol life. Th Bitter ar pleasant ta
. thl taste and smell, gently asthnglh fibre of thu
' machvand trfva that Drootr tcnsitr aluch t iri.-J liffe-
tton require. . A aothing can be better sdapted to
help and nourish the constitution, so there is nothing
, more generally acknowledged to .be peculiarly silica
eiom in ill inward wiitmga, low of appetite, mdiges-
two, depresaius) of spiriia. trembling or shaking of the
hands and limbs, omtintte coughs, thortnc of breath,
"or consumptive habit. '
The Lit Medicine posses wonde.rbd efficacy in all
nervous disorders, fits, headaches, wnakneseea, he vines
and lnwnessof spirits,dimnesaofight,eon fused thouehts,
wandering of the mind, vapor and melancholy, end til
mdfjOystene iP'" mt ue. gradtiitiyjerncveajj.
their nse. - In sickness of the atmnacb, flitalencie. or
obatrsctiona, they ar aale and powerflil, and aa puri
fier ot th blood, they hav not their equal in the wor'd 1
For additional particulars of Uie above medicines, lee
Moflkt'i "(Jood riamtrtun,, a copy of which accom-
pnuw (lis medicine ; a copy can always be obtained of
"the ailT'rent' AgehU U M va the" BicticVne T .r tal. '
French, Grman, ind Spanish direction can be ob
tained on application at the office, 375 Broadway.
All Pot P'ld latter will receive immediate attention
Prepared and sold by WILLIAM B. MOFFAT, 875
Broadway, New York. A l.bcral deduction made to
those who porcbaseta tell again. !
Agents The Life Medinnea may alto be had of my
: oft 1 principal Ih-nrgists in every town throughout the
United States and the Cinada. Aak for Mollat'a Life
Pills and I'henia Bitten; and besuraUiatl faeaimilie
rd John Moffkt'a signatnre la npon Uiclabcl of each hot
tl of Bitter or box of 1'ilU.
. Ta'aooTe Medicines tnnji be had of. Cress d
Poger, nf this lotrn, Agents for tkt Proprietor.
Pslisbury, Jsn. .1. WO.
THE MECKLENRURQ DECLARATION OF l.V
j DEPENDENCE. .
raon Tua asoxvn.i.a (Tasa.) aaoua.
ti oiir pnper of tu day wo preterit to the public
the DeclaratMt of liidertendeoea made by the citi
zen of Mecklenburg, in the then Province of Nonh
Carolina, ot) Ilia 20th of M.iy, 1775. It will be
gratifying, we have no doubt. In our reader, gen
erally, lu have an opportunity of perusing tint ro.
tuarkubls document. Il ia worthy lo be cherished
io the memory of every lover of liberty, and to
eppreciif it chnrHcter it i only necessary lo ad
vert to the extraordinary circumvtnnr-ea under
hkMt' made, by thoac Wtdlnmrvswyriifff!
ho Mood forth, tliut early and fearleimly, to aser
the righlt of their much injured and beloved coun.
try. At this time, no Lit this had been to-'
ken. Tin whole of the Province were in ponsca,
aioo of a pow. rful Uovemmeiitreonded in their
insidious approaches foaliaolute despotism, by men
of intelligence, experience, wealth, ind vast per
sonal, aa well as ductal Influeiice. The nohle and
determined patriot who assemblnd in the Town of"
Charlotte, on that memorable occasion, made tlia
first Declaration, which announced to the world,
that Ihe great Object am not merely redress, but
rtpoluHon I It waa the actual .beginning of t hut
Revolution which shook the British power hei to
ita centre, find severed frown Ihe Crown it bright,
eat jewel. Thii act had ita full almre, there can
be no doubt, to giving that direction lo our public
Councila which finally roust d to rcsUtance the
whole Anglo Aniericao poople. It preceded the
similar Declaration of Congress more than yeir,
The Spartan Band of Patriot s seem deliberately,
lo have counted (he cost They drew their awordi
errdraat-awayitje acnbbardsrifid 'W'ScMticiilb
nm (wins viia wmcn iney were aurrouiiuea, at a
pericid vvnhuiidejli j;'roJI"'','Ji!.''.i,S,',
ling a 11111 course 10 put sue. i no hittorr of their
action on that day ia equally curious md interest
ing. Their meeting al the Cotirl House, wis held V
ftr a general public notice of the event and their
regular appointmenl 1 Delegates. They contin.
oed.m aeaaion unt il t o'clock of I ha nwrnintr d the
20th of May, In Ihe language of a cotrmporary of ' '
that da), neither iloepy.nor hungry, nor tired'
winch wat lUbacribud with llicir nainca aa nub-
The first lubscriber of that paper waa Tliomat
Polk I To hint waa comreitted the eharge of pre. -
aenting it, nn Ihe following day, lo the asacmbled
people. lid read it ft 001 the Court House Dour,
when it wa received and anhctiooed with Ihe most ;
ardent enthtwiasm.-'. Rut, those master spirit did
not stop hofe. They appointed dolegatea to pro-
coed lo I'lulaflelphia where Congresa wa then as
sembled. 1 bey were instructed lo uroe the sano.
linn -of the act Uy thai body. The Deli'gatea'iui. '
mediately exneuted lb high trust committed to
them, and I lie e.ammiilea who liad drawn up ll0 -Dojclaratioq
of Independence,. receiyed.an. answer
from Ihe three Deputies from 'North Carolina, then
in Congress, approving of what hid been done, and
encouraging the dcvoied spirit of patriotism dis
played by their constituent. -The cnmmillee went 1
till further I They kepi up a regularly organized
action, 10 promote Ihe beginning of the great
struggle of our Revolution. To those men we way,
let immortal honor ba given! They have erected
forlhemserveig mnnnmenrVand prenarcd for llicirw
country a triumph, through all Ihe generation! -who
ahnll love our native land, and glory io their
We publish thia Uocumoiit fromtheomplntttm
of 4aU-roa'UoiJot the ltfwlioo of -tKo reL'ttitt'
lure of lb State of North rolir.:- Teorra;.-;.v;
haiTobV'reason"' lo W proud of it. BhcJ (he.
Chilif of Ihe Old Noftli, and eVrly'distinguislicd her-
elf in lite cauaa in which her parent had led (lit
way. . Wa hava likewise among ua, aome of Ilia t
deecendanii of some of thnee master apirita who'
aetod on that occasirmr- If we are tightly inform.
ed, some of them track back their families to lbs
Alexander, and Ihe Rev. Ilexekiah J. Balch, wa
understand, has loft a numerous posterity here. .
The most popular and iiiflueritiNl man of that he
roic association, says, a cotemporary writer, was'
Thomai Polk, the ancestor of our prusent Demo,
critic Governor, Jame K. Polk. By his person. ' '
al influence, and extensive acquaintance, he pruba-'
bty contributed more than any amgle individual to -the
course of events, favorable lo the Revolution,
in the Province of North Carolina. , ,s ;'.
It ia worthy of remark, that old Mecklenburg,.;
from that day to this, has always been on the side
of the largest liberty of the individual compatible
with human happioes. In other words she wat
(hen against despolisn and aristocracy I When
Ihe Revolution had triumphed, and the paternal
government of Washington had pasted away, aha
took aidea with Mr. Jellurton for tba Democracy,
and ha ao continued on the Democratic aula lo th
i a aiugulaf ooiacukMtow, that the afvecator of
our prewmt Governor, (who alio it a native of Meck.
lenburg,) should have contributed so much lo t
Revolution in hiaday, wuhto the province r.f North
Carolina, and that, to his descemleiil sfuinltf liar T
fallen the honor of achieving that tewluti4of.:
mina in 4 enneaaoe, wnicn nae put down antocnti
ie principle, and established the anrienl Deinocra-
cy of our f.n here! Eeci signum! He Mail tin
omen as ft lieilmii I and wiih thu, let our political
opponent! ponder upon the Ioclu ration of InoVpen
deattfcWjncJi wsjLh day p',il,!li fnuu lUmmnf
spiriti and patriots o Old Mecklenburg.
Ttnnera, Dec. 29.
On Tnursdnv last a nartv nf Indian. ftiiar-W a
wn eon on ihe rederil rt nod, near tliB Oc 1 AJ&rsui
ured 00 tna driver and guard, wounding two men
ind killing another.
Ou Siiturday tugltt last, lit dwelling of Ms. J,
9. Taylor, aboul ati mile from Mouticollo, wat
attacked by Indian, ind burnt In Ilia ground.
The family made their escape. VloriiUnn. '
Ruprrmt Coarf. The following re ntlcmnn 'Lave
been admitted to County Court practice, s ncn the
opening of lha Term, wis : Augustus tenners, of New-
bero; William II lander, ot I.incolaj M. Indon,of
Wilmington; Jaa. 8. Smith, of ilillahorooph ; Atphsm
C. IJnd-sv.nf GuilPird j William A. Jeffrey, of Frank,
lin; Oast. II. Wilder, of Wake.
Cyrua P. Mendonhall, of Gtiiltord, ind William W.
Avry, of JJ"rk. hve been admitted to Superior Court
pract ice. Raleigh Register.