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NOIKTKL (DA BOIL IN A S KH T IN "Eli.
re- i '
JFVoot thk Baltimore Republican. m
The danger to be Apprehended from trus
ting to a few hands a large amount of power
is too well known and appreciated-to need ar
gument jimong Americans, to lead them to ob
ject to its being-done. So sensible were the
framers of our constitution of it, that they
wisely distributed tbe power of the govern
ment among the different departments, and
provided for a frequent return of those to be
entrusted with power to the body of their fel
low citizens. Our legislators and our execu
tive officers have frequently to pass the ordeal
of nublic scrutiny, ana ineir re-eiection is
made to depend upon the judgment of the
people with regard to the manner in which
they have performed the trusts committed to
their hands. No ono among us can be found
who doubts the propriety of those provisions;
and many there are who contend that an un
due amount of power and influence has. been
given to the executive, in the patronage
which he possesses, although his nomina
tions to the princpal offices under him are
submitted to the Senate for their approval or
There is no power or influence which can
be employed with greater effect than the con
trol of a large amount of money. Mr. Clay
has truly remarked that the power of the purse
is raore'potent than that of the sword, and his
tory informs us that Philip's money accom
plished what hii arms, without its aid, could
never have effected. It is therefore, impor
tant to guard against the effects likely to be
produced by permitting a few individuals, to
control the influence which is or may be exer
cised with money, for any great length of time,
particularly if they be such as are irresponsi
Die to ine people, ana cannot he reacned, in
any manner, through the medium of the ballot
boxes, which is the grand correcter of abuses,
and the only preservative of -the rights of the
The Bank of the United States is capable of
exercising, and has exercised a most powful
influence, and its power extends throughout
the whole country. It can establish branches
wherever the directors think proper and they
have been established in direct opposition
to-the. will and wishes of some of the state au
thorities, in places where there was not such
an amount of business transacted as to call
for any such establishments. The transactions
ofthe Bankanditsbranchesare principally con
fined to the knowledge ofthe directors, and those
who may be influenced by them, and conse
quently operate in a manner secret and unseen
by the persons who are entrusted with the
management of our national affairs, and the
greatlmass ofthe people. They have their secret
service fund which they employ according to
their own will and pleasure, without being lia
ble to be called upon for any explanation with
. regard-to. the manner or the objects for which
it is employed; and in relation to those mat
ters which may be enquired into,- they are so
so great, that it is morally impossible to as
certain, unless the directors see proper to fur
nish the information, whether they have exer
cised their power in a proper or improper
manner. If they act improperly, it is not to be
supposed that they will expose their misdeeds,
and that they will not act improperly we have
no other security or assurance than the confi
dece which is reposed in the honesty of the
men to whom the power is entrusted. No one
7- would be willing. to trust to nnft man. fnr anir!
great length of time; the power which is en
trusted to the President ofthe U. States, whose
acts are open to the view of the people and the
scrutiny of Congress ; yet the directors ofthe
Bank possess a power more potent and in
fluential that that of the President, and a very
considerable amount of it is exercised in such
u manner as to be virtually under the control
of the President of that institution, who is
known to have employed it in such a manner
as to create no very favourable opinion among
the people that he would refuse to do that
which is improper, and which might have a
dangerous tendency upon the liberties of the
country. Examinations has been twice made
irito the management of the affairs of the Bank
by Committees of Congress, and although they
were, from the very nature ofthe case, merely
partial and extremely limited, beino- confined
to the operations ofthe mother Bank, and of
them such only as the directors chose to be
looked into, reports in both cases, were made
against the Bank. Had it been possible to
look info the hidden mysteries of its operations
and to have seen the nature and extent of the
transactions of the different branches through
out the wide extent ofthe country, how differ
ent, in all probability, would have been jthe
picture which would have presented itself to
the view. , In suchcase, there would have been
seen, we have nq doubt, the most discus
tins ana alarming urruimuus ana enormi
tempt to control its power would be as
and vain as km? Canute s order to the
not to dash its spray upon his person.
What then are the liberties of the country
worth if such an incubus is to be permitted to
bear upon its bosom? They would not be
worth a straw. And shall we sacrifice our li
berties for all the advantages it can confer
upon a few when compared to the great mass
of American nponln? What madness and fol-
lv would it dishlav. Will the people be guil
ty of such madness and folly? No, verily.
Their voice has ffone forth against the Bank,
and their voice must be obeyed. They have
declared that the Bank shall be put down, aud
down it must fall.
BOOTH & PORTER
pTTAKi this method to inform the public
JUL geneially, that they have taken JAMES
PORTER into copartnership, and that their
business will in future be conducted under the
name and firm of Booth and Porters.
SILAS C. BOOTH,
Newbern, Sept. 13, 1833.
THE CONST ITTTIOn
arp. filial - .ui. i , .
We kept naked by the arWtc , feS? naf tre "hi
wnere were is plenty of water lorU to?
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER ZO 1S33.
me snoaier places. These bend nroTf 0Vpr
tA,T- k. V ,7 u . e ,or a 8leam-boat to travel
the night if all the orra wr TmnA gravel m
months ofthe year and oflen mthe'na
utterly impeded from the foregoing c3 '?
witn tne want or water. Your Committee Xt;
that it would be an herculean taAre A8
obstructions, that it would be attended with lne5
expense as difficulty, and that when accompSS
would secure but few benefits. But a small KS
of the W grounds have been reclaimed tCfi
banks of the river are-lined nearly its whole ct
With the origin! .u : n ,e C0.ur
tailing m and settli ncr at the Fvitfnm Tl.
ffrotfilda too, which on ZnZ" 7"--I f ov
on both, are coextensive yith thP nM. ZUtI
The proceedings of the Winston Convention on
the subject of Internal Improvement, are inserted be
low. The ability, the public spirit, and the genuine
worth of those who composed this meeting, must im-
The following bird's eye view of Europe, by
a Parisian correspondent of one ofthe London
journals, strikes us as being both faithfully and
From no other loreign quarter, except r5pain
do we at present expect news of interest. Ev
ery where else a sort of calm has succeeded to
ferment. In Poland and in Germany order
reigns under the influence of the bavonet. In
Italy, begining in the north of the Peninsula
we find that (to use the slang terms of absolu
tism) force reste a la hi, in other words tha
freedom is trodden under foot. The exlibera
Charles Albert, has, it is true, ceased to exe
cute daily his half dozen soldiers or lawyers
but the prisons of Genoa, Alessandria, Cham
berry, and Pignerol remain crowded with de
nounced or suspected individuals, who may at
his nod become victims or martyrs. The
Austrians govern for the Pope in Bologna,
and indeed it may be said in the Papal States,
notwithstanding that the French ridiculously
keep up their laughable garison in Ancona.
King Ferdinand of Naples asserts, through the
columns of the press, (a new medium for con
veying regal dogmas in that part of the Penin
sula) that disaffection had not for a moment
menaced the monarchy. The freebooters of
Greece have for the moment submitted to the
foreigner placed on the throne of their (I fear)
ephemeral kingdom, Mehemet Ali has malgre
lui, been compelled to content himself with a
portion, instead of the entire of the Ottoman
BOOTH & PORTERS.
TTJT AVE just received, per schr. Trent,from upQn every. liberal, reasonable, and unprejudi
JJ.JJ. Hew l orK, an extensive anu geueiai m5ndj a un sense of the deep importance with
assortment of . which the subject is invested. We sincerely wish
H OTj LO W WARE, that we could say something which would excite the
HARDWARE AND CUTLERY. feClin and energies of every man in the comma.
. , . nitV. to QUICK anu uecisive uuuuii.
Among their assortment may be touna tnei rW4i if it pvor r j
The time has
arrive, when we
following articles, viz: ttf , i.a ;u
Pots, Bake-Pans, Spiders, witb and without must . ,
' t . . , I f r:i T A fmm Vvilminfftnn nrhioh will Hitrorf
covers. Tea-Kettles, Dish-Kettles, and com- a iWttU " . "
position Sauce-Pans, Trivets and Cast-iron from us a large portion ot the commerce wmcn ve
Mortars. Andirons, Shovels and Tongs, Fry- have hitherto possessed; in the North, the Peters-
inff-Pans, Griddles, Gridirons, Sad-irons, Waf- burgh Rail-way is extending itself, and will soon
He-Irons and Cast-Iron furnaces, also Ben- stretch its branches in every direction to sap away
our existence, and on our right, is an inhospitable
ocean, which has, until lately, almost denied us the
advantages of ordinary navigation.
Let every man among us who has, or expects to
have a family, ask himself if he is willing to bring up
Metal Kettles, Knives and Forks, Carveis and
Steels, Pocket, Pen and Dirk Knives, Shears
and Scissors, plated Tea and Table Spoons,
Britania do., iron tin'd Tea and Table do.,
common and Cast-Iron Coffee-Mills, fancy and
common Bellows, Silver and Steel Spectacles,
Knitting, pack and pound Pins, R. Hemings his children in a country which will De every day
& Sons' s Needles, fancy Fruit Dishes, Bread declining. Ifnot it is his imperious duty to his fami
Pans, Knife Trays and Waiters, of superior ly and his country, to comeUbrward boldly and lend
quality, Razors and Razor Straps, SnuffBoxes, a helping hand for their preservation.
Shaving Boxes and Brushes, Brass and iron It w?ig jatended to call a meeting ofthe citizens of
Pad Locks, brass, iron and tin Candlesticks, J rrr,T..n onH rwmtv immedintplv unon thissubioct
UUI . w a ' - - - J I J
brushwooil, which are gwent intn ua u na
freshet. In add-on to all Wob ec ions i s
heved that il the wsten of the river could be ct
pressed into one half it Present volonie f "a wiSf'
rable portmn of every year, it would be too srXwt
float a steam-boat. For tllftse reasons, connereJ
with the important fact that this- river leads to n
point possessing uncommon commercial advamam.
the Committee are decidedly of the opinion, thaf
would be highly inexpedient to incur any ?ipen Ji
improving the navigation of this river. "
The attention of your Committee was next dirt,-
to the questions,-whether a rail-road would anVv
w. u. w.mnuimy t ana wnat wchiIi hi tho
most judicious location for such rail-road?
They are gratified to have it in thpir
provement for the t
V stand unrivalled.
tation of persons and produce with safety, che inn
and celerity, rail-roads confessedly stand nnriS
...... ..c- ureiiuus uif y naa Dut little HifT
culty :n arriving at conclusions clear and satifactorr
i As a mode of internal improvement for th
Snuffers and Trays, Dressing Boxes, Nurse
and Stand Lamps, Signal, tage, Sulky, and
Pocket Lanterns, Lead Pencils and Steel Pens,
gilt, pearl, ivory, horn, wood and bone But
tons. Britania Coffee Urns, do. Coffee and
Tea Pots, do. Slop Bowls, Milk Cups and
Tumblers, do. boup Ladles, also pewter Dish
es, Basins and Plates, brass and pewter Fau
cets aud Molasses Gates, patent Balances,
Scales and Scale Beams, Steel Yards, Weights
The New-York Mercantile Advertiser savs.
that " a letter from Laguayra states that 5550 and Measures, steel and plated Spurs, Brazilian
persons died at Campeachy, of cholera, from Tuck and Side Combs, Dressing, Pocket and
the 5th to 31st July.
fVpEKSOiNS having in their possession
Lj Mnskets belonffinsr to the State are
1 n m
fine Ivory do., Opadeldoc, Dateman's Drops,
British Oil, Lee's Pills, Essence of Peppei-
mint, do. Cinnamon and Lemon.
Patent Reflecting Lamps, a very superior
article for lighting Churches Cast and Sheet
Iron Stoves and Stove Pipes, Foot Stoves,
. i . i i i
requested to return tnem to tne suuscnoer, on Wraoninff Paper, and a fresh supply of ground
or oeioie me ursi uay ui uciuuer iicai, m lucJ PeDDer &c. &c. &c.
will be demanded as the law directs. Muskets
in the hands of the Newbern Greys are not
included in this notice.
A. H. RICHARSDON, Town Serg't.
Newbern, Sept. 13th, 1833.
The above Goods will be sold at a small
advance from cost.
Newbern, i3th Sept., 1833.
Tin and Sheet-Iron i
SS ? A ' Q
The subscriber intending to
remove ner residence, oners tor sale ner large
and commodious HOUSE on Pollok-Street.
For terms of sale, apply to the undersigned at
her residence one door West of Mr. J. Tei
BQOTE & POE.TES.S
MESPECTFULLY inform their customers
and friends generally, that they conti-
X m I A , . I . . . n n 4Km I ri nl.n n I. 1 ' A I I 11 1 l- I.. . A- . I A ( - 1. f.
ol lYir. J. 1 em- nut; iu ivccij a men uiu aiaiiu, iicai ine uuri piiaii ucneve culiucu tu me wusiueraiioa ui iuc vtni-
House. a full and complete assortment of Tin vention.
hut as it was discovered that many of our citizens
are absent at this season of the year, it has been post
poned until the first week of our Superior Court.
Kinston, N. C. Sept. 16, 1833.
Convention met. Present, from
Carteret David W. Borden.
Craven Wm. Gaston, Jno. H. Bryan, Jno. M.
Bryan, Geo. S. Attmore and Wright C. Stnnly.
Jones James W. Howard, Lemuel H. Simmons,
Nathan Foscue, Risden M. McDaniel, Hardy Bry
an, Owen B. Cox, Emanuel Jarman, Francis Du VaF.
Lenoir Isaac Croom, Geo. Whitfield, Wm. B,
Killpatrick, John Cobb, John Williams, Needham
Whitfield, Nathan G. Blount.'
Wayne Thomas Kennedy, John W. Sasser, Jas.
Grisvvold, Sampson Lane, H. W. Husted.
. Gov. Swain being present, was invited to preside
over the deliberations of the Convention, and on mo
tion of Col. I. Croom, conducted to the Chair. H.
W. Husted was appointed Secretary.
On taking the Chair, the President addressed the
Convention in energetic language on the great im
portance of Internal Improvement to the State of
North Carolina, and the means in her power of im
proving her condition.
After which, on motion ofCol. Is. Croom,
Heaolvect, That the President of the Convention
appoint two of the Delegates in attendance, from
each of the Counties represented, to compose a com
mitteee, Whose duty it shall be to report on all Reso
lutions referred to them, and further to report any
plan or project ol Internal Improvement which tney
Ware both plain and Japan'd; also Pew
ter ware, Tin plate, Copper and Sheet Iron,
and Brass and Iron wire, where they continue
to mannfacture all the various articles in their j
line of business. Orders thankfully received
and punctually attended to. Job work done
N. B. Gilbert Tuller, is appointed and will
act as agept in the absence of the parties, and
is duly authorised and empowered to transact
all necessary business.
BOOTH &, PORTER.
Newbern, Sept. 13. 1833.
THE ELEGANT AND CAPACIOUS
And what do tbe friends ofthe BanK them
selves tell us ? They have openly boasted of
their lability to control the elections to the
Presidency; that the government cannot car
jy on its ordinary functions without its aid,
and consequntly, according to its will and
with its permission, and thit it can, at its own
will and pleasure
t- l a- l; ii i . . t v
BEua ifiive io reiurmnisinanKsio ine jaaies
and Gentlemen of Newbern for the very flat- j
tering encouragement he has received since his
j arrival in this place. He avails himself of this
occasion to state that there will he a suspension
in his attendance upon pupils until the first of
i October when he will resume the exerciser of
his School. In tbe mean time, two or three
Scholars, in addition to those already engaged,
I may command his Professional services by leav
I their names with Mr. Watson.
If Newbern, Sept. 2d, 1833.
To close & Consignment,
PflHE subscriber offers for sale, at very low
U prices, for cash, a few superior Copper
lllis, irom 7 to so gallons. TTTTAS commenced her regular trips between I
aiso, i nnaueipnia can sKins, soie leatner, II U Newbern and Elizabeth City, and will
goat and seal skins, and a variety of other ar- be governed in her operations by the following
Leave Newbern on Monday at 5. P. M.
Arrive at Elizabeth on Tuesday in time for the
keturning. L.eave HiiizaDein at w v.m. on
Tuesday, after the Norfolk stages arrive and reach
Newbern at 6 P. M. on Wednesdy, in time for the
departure of the Southern, Western and Northern
Sept. 13, 1833.
fTTHE undersigned, Cleric of Onslow Supe-
U rior Court, requests his correspondents
to address him at Kichlands Post Office, Ons
HENRY W. THOMPSON.
Sept. 10, 1833.
WILL BE SOLD
A 1 the Court House in Kinston, Lenoir j
Leave Newbern on Friday at 5 P. M.
drrivfi at Eliahpth on Satnrdav in timp Cnv hn
fi . , , , ! ...... J " HIV
ouniy, on tne &tn aay ot December arrival ofthe Norfolk stages.
lie Ah. a liep ri I man wnr o no himoni) kki i w t. t t-i i .v. . i-v i- - r
' . o " vuuo luiiiatu K.ETURNING. leave iMizaoein ai iu r. m.. on
ana aeclares himself to be the nrODertV of Snturrlav aftpp thp. Norfolk stao-fts arrivp. anH roh
On, anu til 11 ll OUIJ, na uwili ai A cs i - x r j j , ... r . . .
r.r.Kh 9i 9nr timp the local . ,?a, feoloman, a resident in the West Newbern at 6 P. M. on Sunday. Passengers will
. i , . I i . i u . m, naa ueen connneu iwcivei mi. i..vuv.vt - nwuj mo time
ua,.MUlulCt..uuuJ, auu uxiiig uF,ii ;. months in the Jail nn.on;. a of deoarture ofthe Southern, Western and Northern
. I I 1 n nn-l I " vuuil VytlUUlV. auu iiu- - ,
luumcui a wiue spicau scene ui uin ouu ( .a B kDMU . oforroa
i mL-.L.-...r- r i given 10 tne owner, that un essr1"'
Wicm.iiCuuC8 i ney uoasxoi possessuiK a.gC he comes forward rovp! . Travellers who adopt the Atlantic Route, via
n n rr....A l a l unnim-.4i . - i ' iio uiuucit auu . '
-umuuntspuea!, au ue 8Wie uaima ui charff h , 'j.J fipnrcrp.town and Wilminffton. through Vaw
a:-,A l; ... J . tvt 1 1 " J a. A 1 .1
that case oern to norioiti, are unonucu urai Dy ine pre
tuc country. Ana wny is tnis Doast maae mpnt;nnpa. atrnrAinn .u. ,
S mnlvin r, r . ' '"5 uie iaw m
r-j - .u.c iu Hum ui men aoci maue and provided,
that it l. ,1. i- i t I i
- ... vauuuMi inoseuanKs. Ana nave we
any assurance that it rill tint atfomnf -trt rm
nhsh what they boast of its possessing tlie power
OnP?i m? No; we hae no such assurance.
ed i"t wh2nlrarywe know lhat a has attempt
ri1!0"1! already, and we know
0 - JHN DAVIS, Sh'f.
Kinston, Sept. 5, 1833. M
sent Steam Boat Route, there will be a saving
of one qundrea ana twenty mnes land carnage,
with a considerable reduction in the price of
fare, and a great addition in point of comfort
and convenience. Those who travel the Route
MAN A WAY from the subscriber on the via Fayetteville and Waynesborough to Nor
7th instant, a Negro man named BOR. folk, are informed that that line is intersected
about 50 years of age, 5 feet 3 or 4 inchtahigb, to Waynesboro' by the Raleigh line of Stages
jm m ""ill ULfTIJ III IirO'l IT J1 t Tim I 1 A. A. -I .. ,vl-h-. I . 1.1 1 l . . I " - 1
on.eot the Banks in this cit k y ana sioui maue. nc naauccu an overseer at at this place, ana tney wouia una 11 mucn 10
out the shadow ofareasonaKi 7 refusin? v'h' different timesfor Edward Mumford, and John their interest and comfort to adopt this Route.
its notes. If this be done in i roy, anu lias a wne at uie piamauon oieq?- j. M. liKAJN AllJ, ol uo. A.gents.
-x vifHii f rD i i enz " l . t-Vxn I ir . i -an. I. ion
uei Simmons, in Junes uuuuvy. xuu auure iewDern. sentemner iom 10.30.
reward and ' reasonable Pl,?! THE HIGHEST CASH PRICES
what xm-ll Ka .Innp in th A, , $Ten le,
r x. ' w. ' 7j 15 possesses
thft novver of which its fripnrU - .
r . - - - ------- wno can a -;o ;
presume to say, inus lar snait thou com- u . 1U1 apjirwiciwiuu mwuiius.uBm .u Vi
AUGUSTUS S. EMMETT.
no farther, and here shalt ,thy proud waves Hp
J 1 TJ? A 1- . 1 A
sivvvQ i t,i ine aseeruou oe irne, anv
WILL be given for likely young Negroes of
both sexes, from one to 26 years of age.
JOHN GILDER SLEEVE..
Whereupon, the lollowing members were appoint
Carteret David W. Borden.
Craven Jno. l . Brynn, Wright C. Stanly.
Jones Owen B. Cox, Nathan Foscue.
Lenoir Nathan G. Blount, Isaac Croom
Wayne John W. Sasser, Sampson Lane,
On motion of Sampson Lane, Esq.
The name of Wm. Gaston was added to the above
On motion of John Cobb, Esq. (the following Re
solutions were read.)
Resolved, That in the opinion of this Convention,
the Internal Improvement of this section of the State,
by means of Rail Roads, is preferable to any practi
cable improvement ofthe River Neuse. ;
Resolved, That the Convention recommend to the
Legislature to extend liberal aid to the Internal Im
provement of the State by Rail Roads the funds to
be raised by loan or taxation.
Which Resolutions were, on motion, referred to the
above General Committee.
By Owen B. Cox, Esq.
Resolved, That in the opinion of this Convention,
a Rail Road ought to be constructed from the Har
bour of Beaufort, through Trenton, and thence the
most convenient route to Raleigh.
Which Resolution was referred to the General
On motion of Jno. H. Bryan, Esq.
Resolved, That the General Committee be in
structed to enquire into the expediency of construct
ing a Kail Koad from Newbern to Waynesborough.
Un motion ol (Jot. Croom,
Resolved. That the General Committee be in
structed to enquire into the expediency of construct
ing a Kail Koad from the Town of Beaulort, through
Trenton and Kinston to Wjaynesborough.
On motion, adjourned to nine o'clock to-morrow
Tuesoay, Sept. 17.
Convention met agreeably to .adjournment.
Mr. Croom, from tlu General Committee, submit
ted the following
The General Committee to whom was referred va
rious resolutions submitted to the Convention, beg
leave to present the following report:
Your committee believing that a numerous and
respectable body of their fellow citizens are looking
with deep solicitude to the proceedings.of this Conven
tion, were fully impressed with the importance of the
trust confided to them, of submitting plans of internal
improvement to the favorable consideration of this bo
dv. which if sanctioned, may conduce permanently to
the ' weal or wo' of a large and important section of
North Carolina. In "encountering these oppressive
and responsible duties, they derived no small aid from
the confidence which rectitude of purpose and the
noble desire to do good, never fail to inspire.
The Committee first considered the expediency of
improving ine navigation 01 tne river INeuse. From
every examination they are able to bestow on this
subject, they were satisfied of the impracticability of
i : i .,.-u . u i . i
rtijueiiu tt oujt,i tv cuaiuiei oi communication as me
wants of the community imperiously require. This
stream is filled with logs, stumps, and snags, from
Newbern to Smithfield,. a distance of two hundred
miles, in most ot what are caued the straight reach
esjogs have settled to the bottom, and by presenting
obstructions to the floating sand, produced accumula
tions of it over and between these logs, so as to produce
permanent sand-bars commensurate with these sec
tion? ofthe river. '
These straights vary in length from a fourth to a
mile and :a half. The crooks of the nver are stu
..j, .u..i.n,i..i i,u icss me approoation than thp
miration oi an intelligent and observant men It '
sufficient to say in favour of this system, that although
m its infancy in this country, there are already mo :
than fifty millions of dollars vested in this species of
improvement, that is already extending both in thL
country and Europe, and though m:iny of the rail
roads now in operation in this countrv rnct ptj:.'
thirty thousand dollars per mile, there is not one the
stock of which is not above par. Indeed there has
been no instance of rail-road stock selling at par anv
where. This section of our state affords great and
peculiar advantages for the construction of rail-roads
It is level, it abounds with the best timber, and prol
visions and labour are plentiful and cheap. Northern
rail-roads are built with southern pine, after an ex
pense is incurred for grading, far exceeding what
with us would be the entire cost of constructinfr.
With them too, labour and provisions are higher."
The Committee readily agreed upon what they
think the most eligible rout for a raff-road. They be
lieve lhat Newbern District possesses distinguished
advantages in this respect, f Beaufort inlet and har
bour are not only the best ia orth Carolina, bat the
best to the south ofthe Chesapeake, with the excep
tion perhaps of Pesacola. There are 18 feet over
Beaufort bar at low water, antr in its spacious and
commodious harbour 500 vessels Can ride with ease
and safety. We cannot refrain from expressing sur
prise that this favored spot should have been so lotif
neglected, and lhat North Carolinians should have
been such ingrates as to charge Heaven with having
denied them the facilities necessary tocreate and su
tain a- ffreat commercial emporium. Add to these
that Beaufort is so healthy as to be a place of resorl
in the sickly season, and nothing is wanting but the
produce ofthe country to insure its rapid advance
ment, and the prosperity of that portion of country
connected with it by rail-road communication. In
fluenced by these views and considerations, your
Committee beg leave to report favourably to the ac
Resolved, I. That in the opinion of this Conven
tion, the improvement of this section of the State by
means f rail-roads is preferable to any practicable
improvement of the river Neuse.
Resolved, 2. That this Convention recommend to
the Legislatu re to extend liberal aio. to the Internal
Improvement ofthe State by rail-roads the funds to
be raised by loan or taxation.
Resolved, 3. That in the opinion of this Conven
tion, it is expedient to construct a rail-road from Beau
fort through Trenton and Kinston to Waynesborough.
Resolved, 4. That it is expedient to construct a
rail-road from the town of Newbern so as to intersect
the rail-road from Beaufort to Waynesborough.
, " ISAAC CROOM, Cfc'n.
Resolution 1st of the Committee, adopted by the
Resolution 2d Adopted unanimously.
Resolution 3d On motion of, Mr. Gastox,
Amended bv striking out all after tfv word "Irom"
and substituting the words "the waters of Beaufort
Harbour, so as to join the contemplated Rail Road
from Raleigh, at or near Waynesborough." Which
amendment was adopted, yeas 13, nays 11.
Resolution 4th Rejected.
. On motion of Mr. Croom,
Resolved, That the Internal Improvement Com
mittee appointed by the President of the Raleigh
Convention, for the several Counties interested, bo
authorised forthwith to open Books of Subscription in
their respective Counties, for a Rail Road from Bcac
fort Harbour to- Waynesborough, by the most eligible
route and to appoint Sub-Committees to solicit sub
scriptions for the same purpose.
On motion of Jno. H. Bryan, Esq., it was unani
mously Resolved, That the thanks of this Convention be
presented to his Excelleny Governor Swain for his
zealous co-operation in forwarding the cause of In
ternal Improvement;- and for his able and courteous
discharge of the duties of the Chair
On-motion of Geo. S. Attmore, Esq.,
Resolved, That the thanks of this Convention be
presented to the Secretary of the Convention for ni3
faithful discharge of the duties of his office.
On motion of David W. Boroen, Esq.
Tfttflrtorl That tho nnvooinfT rf this Conven-
tion be published in the papers ofthe State favorab.e
to Internal Improvements. -
H. W. HUSTED, Secretary.
At the close of the Convention in Kinston, books o!
subscription were opened aiv! $ 30,000 were prompt
ly subscribed. It is believed that at a very moor
rate calculation, this sura will be doubled in Lenoir.
The Hillsborough Rail Road Convention
agreeably to adjournment on the 9th ult., Judge fc
fin presiding. One day was consumed in tneo
rations,, and the resolutions upon which tney m
are of a very prompt and decisive character. In 611
tance, it is determined. that a rail road shall k
structed, commencing, at Weldon, aud running in
the Western part of the State, and thata cnar.
obtained from the next Legislature, inwrporafing
"Roanoake and Yadkin Rail Road Company
resolution also passed (not unanimously) reco
mending it as correct policy, for the State to
two-fifths of the Stock of any Internal Improve
Company, where the other three-fifths have
taken-by responsible persons. , v . . .