c.. v.,' ' .;f; j i. r r ic my j.-'ir..l li.. l l
mle. You ne out ,U-u-i-iJ iu auwrr itiut irti-r,utiii
) loulid IliJ snii rupuM-d lu Itlrll will ore tut loo
well known lo be Iniio restrained by mural principles,
; tnd wlioiii I hud sern'cviiiiiiit murdtr, wua f mite m
puaiir. Deeming K eiceedingly urubable tlial these
inigbt Joncrivr om fiultut driii) against n.r, and
kuwwing ihtl frtr if punishment would nui restrain
men who felt themselves secure tvea from discovery, I
tel. eterjr hour, during smeen day-, (li ibc appreben
lua of aasaasiuattam. At tttjr representation la yo
had Dot prewired jrour nuiicr, ao far at urn lu indue
- imiw,I ii M trMfwl ( being M Uevto
from my dangeroassilustion.aod I concluded such nrg
lect of my personal safety would just Hv my withdraw
ing my person liut though t carried ibis resolution
"intu (fleet, I do not tbercby intend to deprive you oi
b advantage which my capture, by the righ't of war,
entitles you lo. 1 purpoae returning to my government,
and there to expect ait anawer from you to the follow
ing proposition : I will endeavor to procure you a just
and reasonable equivalent in exchange for pie, or if
ibpitsuHMt be eiircird, I will return wubm your lines
on parole, provided you will pledge your honor that I
shall not be treated in any manner different from the
officers of toe Coniutrntal army when prisoner of war.
Tbia piopoafiion wilt, 1 hope, be tarrstucioty, and will
leave you no doubt thai in withdrawing I bad no dis
honorable intention. I am, dec ,
To this lutter no reply m directly made, but
in correspoiaTtDce wbicb ensued between ben.
Leslie and ( ireene, and tLe latter officer and
Governor Burlte, a discussion was had on the
propriety of hut withdrawing under the cireutn-
-. Utuee 1 tbu as, au4 km rurhta as lb first eiwl
officer of the btate, and the coiuinander-in-chief
other militia, when in a state of captivity , which,
bad we leisure to pursue it, would be found to be
among the most interesting chapters in public
law, in the history ol the Revolution. Whatev
er judgment a stern casuistry may pronounce
ttpon a brvacb-of parole, iir any and all circum
stances, there can be no doubt that the treatment
to which he was subjected was a gross national
indignity and wrong, for which ntouement was
due, and perhaps should have beeifexacted ; and
that his apprehensions for his personal safety
were not vain or idle, Col. Washington, who was
at this time a prisoner within the liritir-h lines,
having been taken at the battle of Eutaw Springs,
andjsas familiar with the desperate character of
the tury refugees, on James's Island declared
that he would sooner go into a dungeon than
take a imrole on that inland, in its then situatiou.
Gov. Burke returned immediately to the State,
and resumed the government, but voluntarily re-
urea Train pHUlic lite at tne next ensuing session
of the Legislature, Soon afterwards, in a cartel
1 s!,,.,l r ;,; ii.l lLi:if.i.;bn,u ; 1 y tl, honor
ed invitation of yuur stjuety as an 'opportunity
for tlw fulfilment of a patriotic duty.
V- I cannot, loweverbinit to remit J youwLile
wa delight, like the Athenians in the time of
Demosthenes," " to praise our ancestors and lell
of their trophies," that although the scenes which
have been imperfectly presented to your view
were enacted in a far distant part of the country,
they, in their day; excited sensation which vibra
ted fnurUi'XSm$ itiMZMlf?m&&r.
aimed rifle on the banks of the Catawba, Yadkin,
or Cape Fear, and every successful exploit of
Greene, Morgan, Williams, Davidson, Davie, and
their associates, aided by so much in thinning the
ranks and overcoming tbepower of a British
Commander-in-Chief; who, at that very time,
held his bead quarters in the city of New York ;
that the force tliere opposed to him was a joint
force of men of the Carolina, Virginia, Maryland
and Delaware, and that the General who ma
nceuvred and marshalled it in its mora important
and decisive operations, with a readiness of re
source, a skill and valor, never surpassed, was a
-dTl 1 a w . .
ciuzen oi ruioue isiunu. it was, tneretore a
union of effort for A common end : the expulsion
of a common enemy, and the establishment of a
common liberty, which, under the providence of
uod, was nobly accomplished. Such is the les
son we derive fr$m our fathers. May we im
prove and transmit it to our children, aud in
ages and generations to come, may they assem
ble in the same fraternal spirit in w hich we are
met to-night to mingle their sympathies and
keep bright the recollection of a common glory,
citizens" of the same free, happy, and Untied
States ot America.
promise. Ever .since. She epoch, so deplo
raMts in the eyes of "politicians, which
violently removed lhe';-Unitd Slates from
the legal pale of (hiss realm, the Actual
connection bet ween i be- mot her country
and her transatlantic colonies bad been
closer and closer.- It has how attained to
a pass thai pur Georgian statesman never
dreamed of. The relation of England to
Sctrnd oF lreUidr1io tnistropoto
me provinces, oi towns, to Counties, lit not
more intimate and beneficial than that of
the British Isles; to the United Slates.
The vast and fertile territory there brought
under cultivation by pur kinsmen supplies
our increasing population here with the
materials ot labor and the means of ex
Isle nee, w iihout w hi ch I Key rh ust ha ve
for the exchange of prisoners, between General
Greene and tfc British commander, an equiva
lent was allowed for hi ransom, and he was re
lieved trom the delicate and painful embarrass
ment in which he had been involved by his cap-
During his " inability and absence from the
State," Alexander Martin, the Speaker of the
Senate, assumed and exercised the powers of Gov
ernor, according to the provisions of the Consti--r.
tution, and the -Government continued in all its
' functions and usefulness.
f As soon as the seizure and imprisonment of
me jpvernor becanie known, the veteran Gen.
Rutherford, who had returned from his long im-
Krisonment in St. Augustine, raised a force in
lecklenburg, Rowan and Guilford, and led an
expedition against the British post, at Wilming
ton, and the loyalists, who were its emmissaries.
i and aller chnslising the latter in divers skirmish
es, finally disiiersed or drove them wijthjn the
lines of the British Garrison, which,' becoming
informed of the advances made byureene in the
-'.".' rfronquest of South Carolina, and the surrender
of Lord Cornwallis at YorVown, evacuated the
town, and returned to Charleston. Thus was the
British flag struck, o the 18th of NoS ember,
1781, never again, to be unfurled in North Caro
;lina. But truc-to the great cause of America,
her efforts against the common enemy ceased not
with hiseipulsion from her borders, as tliev had
Immediately' after the retirement of Lord Corn
3r: v"' to Virginia, her western people rallied to
"' . the call of General Sumter for service in South
Carolina, and her Continental battalions being
gain recruited under General Sumner, with a
-zz new f "ilitia, formed a conspicuotis part of
r Greene'vline of battle at Eutaw, arid followed the
flag of the Union, until the disappearance of the
enemy's sails off the harbor of Charleston.
Having bad occasion to refer to the Statute
L Boo ht faithful and authentic source of instruc
tion iilhe history of all nations, and especially
of free governments in times of peril and revolu
tion, I deem it fit to call vour attention, in con
neeUon with the period f dread and douU thro
which -- have passed, ;to an act orffie Leirisla-
at its first session after the proclamation of
ENGLAND AND THE UNITED
History supplies but a few instances of
many States, politically distinct, yet link
ed together by a prelect community of
race, of language, of customs,' ftnd of so
cial institutions. Those few instances,
however, have been very remarkable.-
The most prominent, il not (be only, up to
modern limrs, have been tbe Greek and
German races, both of them under some
mysterious law. which made a common
character itself .the stimulus of separation
and dispersion. Each of these races has
performed a great part in tbe economy of
civilization, which would not have been
so well performed bad their genius tended
more to political unity, to perfect uniibr- j
mity of laws, to conquest, or anvxOtber
lorm oi national egotism. Conquerors
ana statesmen, not less able and success
ful, have endeavored, time after time, to
construct out of the copious and splendid
materials around them a Greek or a Ger
man unity, but the grinder the-attemp't
the. more conspicuous the failure j and
Greek and German to t his day remain the
names of races, not of Slates. Both these
great Instances seem likely to be eclipsed
y one wbicu bids fair to occupy tbe same
prominent place in the history of the whole
world as the Hellenic race did Tn t hat les
sr world, wbicb was limited to the shores
of the Mediterranean. Tbe English Ian
guage, carrying with it'no small part of
ine genius and traditions of this country.
. i i v f. . . - .
is loeuominani tongue ol xxortn America,
of Australia, and many other regions.
w hich may one day be the seats of popu
lous and powerful States. At present no
other language and national character
present the same appearance of diffusion
and propagation. Germans and French,
not to speak of lesser nations, are absorb
ed and assimilated into the great English
staple of the United Slates. Indeed, the
day is not far distant when tbe language
we speak will be the chief medium of
communication throughout the Atlantic,
ine l'HCitic, the Indian, and the Southern
oceans j and wherever tbe weary emi
grant seeks to rest the sole c-f his foot, he
will find htmsell compelled to change the
language of his fathers for that ol Queen
v ictoria anu rresiuent illmore. Uisap
pointed, then, as we are of unity and con
quest, we are at least sure of seeing our
race the most numerous, the most diflused
the most powerful in the world, and of ex
erasing an influence far brvond tbe scone
of Emperors and Czars, beyond the reach
CJZ ilt-JT.0!; ?' CW"'- ' org.niiation of arm-
.k- " . uZZiT. .-" r rV i'. Whatever may befall the commu
,u luo. ,aM3. unnappy war, n is h. . ., ,h' . ... ., ... .
enuuea - An act of rardon and ob v on r" anrt i . .
l -Ml UU1I milKl UUIII1UU. Bill! I ... .
declares -that all and all manner of treasons. I . B.con" ,,,?n ,Bal iever we go.
misprison of treason, felony, or misdemeanor, rn"n''r following gain or flying oppress
coinmitlcd or done since the fourth day of Julv. 1 ,on w" fcnB" evrrywhere find our coun-
. i i i , ... ;
seventeen hundred and seventy-six, by any per-
teased, and put-in total-oblivion, whh the ex
ception, 1st, of certain notorious bandits and oth'
er criminals ; 2d, those who had taken commis
sions, and actccl as officers under the British gov-
cruiueni ; ana 3d, tnose wbo had been named
trymrn, bear our language in every port
changed the. clime, but not the generous
freedom, the industry, the literature, and
the woiship oi our native land.
1 is the prospect of these exnandinir
and strengthening affinities that imparls
iu.r...i:.. i - i j .i . i .
wu.uuii ibm s pEseu aunnir me war ran fui much im.i i ik. m......i w
t i " ... " , , , ".mure muiuni liusiiunil-
act of graceand magnanimity worthy of the he- tiesshown by Briiish and Americnnletti
.. v . WMI uaucuv, uv uie reueciiona io i ,i;,: : i i , . ..
f . . . r
has been to present la outline merely, but in
chronological order, and natural connection and
dependence, some of the leading events in the
struggle for our common freedom, of which my
native State was the theatre, after it had become
a contest of arms. 4 Although his has been done
with a proliiity and niinuU-ness of reference to
time and place, far exceeding the limits of good
taste in a discourse for the hour, before an audi
ence unfamiliar with the localities described it U
at best, I fear, but a meagre and defective presen
tation of the subject I trust, however, in the re
trospect, it may not be wholly unprofitable in the
researches of the student of history. ' The histo-
niagnificenlly entertained at more than
one city of the United States; and it is
now grown up into a custom, not easy to
be -broken, that the American Minister
should receive here a like welcome at our
own pr'mctpal seats of commerce and man
ufacture. Jjondon, Manchester, Li verpool,
Birmingham, and other cities, as occasion
may offer, afford the American Minister
an opportunity of hearing and returning
the expressions of that confidence and
friendship, and that sense of a common
interest, which are felt by every rational
ry of the war in the tforth has been written with T? " "ol? ,ne AUanhc. IVor
far more minuteness than in Uie South, That . ?e ,fsnv""'s popular.
that of "North Ciro
to w.nn such interest, were il not for jibe
almost business character of these occa
sions. A mere interchange of political
aUa.vl rK& .'a ' 1 ' " " T-
' luieiii, nriwrrn two uailOns,WIimiC!
lctei, will be manifest when ,it is remembered
that so important an event, as the capture of her
Chief Magistrate by the enemy, is mentioned in
Wofesedih7toTyBf. the Iierohition, MfktM
xny researches have gone, and is brought to gen
'frtm notice for thr first -(itaei.itt'irrmRt'wwsA'
.-ofVtw.ler and falngiuiatSJw
an; detail or reference to tlie important question
long ceased to increase and multiply. We
contribute tbe bone and sinew, w'tthout
which the planter and the colonist would
never have had encouragement to pene
trate the interior, to cut down the forest.
lo (Irani tne swamp, and to cover ball a
continent, in one brief generation with a
network of railways and telegraph wires.
Jt used lo bo said that If Athens and
Lacadeemon could make up their minds
to o good Irifvls and make -a common
cause, they would he masters of the world.
The wealth, the science, the maritime en
terprise and daring ambition of (be one.
assisted by the population, the territory,
the warlike spirit, and stem institutions
of the other, could net fail to carry the
whole world before them. That was a
project hostile to the peace and prosperi
ty ef mankind, and ministering only to
national vanity. A far grander object, of
more easy and more honorable ncquisi
Hon, lies before England and fie United
States, and all other countries owning
our origin and speaking our language.
Let them agree not only in an alliance,
offensive and defensi verbal simply to nev
er to go to war with one another. Let
them permit one another to develop as
Providence seems to suggest, and the Bri
tish race will gradually and quietly attain
lo a pre eminence beyond ttie reach of
mere policy and arms. The vast ami I
ever-increasing interchange of com modi
ties between the several members of this
great family, the almost daily communi
cations now opened across, not one, but
several oceans, the peDctual discovery
of new means of locomotion, in which
steam itsell now bids fair to be supplant
ed by an equally powerful but cheaper
ana more convenient agency all promise
10 unite me whole liritisb race through
out the world in one social and commer
cial unity, more mutually beneficial than
any contrivance of politics. Already,
what does Austria gain from Hungary,
France from Algiers,' Russia from Sibe.
,fiM. ""J absolute monarchy frtm its
anjeci population, or what town from its
rural suburbs, that England does not de
rive in a much greaterdegree Irom the U.
States, and tbe U. S. from England? What
commercial partnership, what industrious
household exhibits so direct an exchange
of service f All that is wanted is that we
should recognise this fact, and give it all
the assistance in our power. We cannot
be independent of one another. The at
tempt is more than unsocial. Could eith
er dispense with the labor of tbe other.it
would immediately lose the reward of its
own industry.. Whether national jeal
ousy, or the thirst for warlike enterprise,
or the grosser ... appetite of commercial
monopoly, attempt the separation, the re.
suit and the crime are' the same. We
are made helps. meet for one another.
Heaven has joined afl who sneak the Bri
tish, language, and what Heaven has join
ed let no man think to put asunder.
Great times among the Abolitionists.
W$i& Hiarrmge-PrevetOed.-.PuUon. : in
this Stalf?, as we learn from tbe Syracuse
Star, was the scene of an extraordinary
excitement, on Sunday evening last, the
particulars of which maybe briefly stated
as follows :
Rev. Mr. King, pastor of a regular Wea.
leyan Methodist. Abolition. Amaliramaimn
Church at Pulton, has an interesiing and
quite pretty daughter, whom for some
inai ninK OI a "nij?i?rr" Inalilntinn Lt
the McGrawviIle College, Cortland Cd.
While there it seems that a certain genu-
ine negro connected with the- Institution,
called Professor Allen, and herself. became
enamored of each other, and thereupon
entered into an engagement" lobe mar
ried. A little time since, tbe damsel went
borne to her amalgamation nreachine pa.
rents, and made known the arrangements.
Tba rrenls-remonstrated and ere-ed.
and got the brothers and sisters to inter
pose, but all to no effect. The bloomine
damsel was determined to partake of the
"bed and board" and inhale the rich
odors which McGrawville College teach
ing had pictured, and more than this she
would not remain in membershin with
denomination .that preaches but declines
to practice, and sent in her resignation in
due form ol law.
Whereupon down from McGrawville
comes the blushing A lien,' (decked in wed
But as the anxious couple not having the
nupt ial rites celebrated under the Re vrr.
endfbersroorifiey withdrew to the
domicile of a certain schoolmaster, near
by, and made preparations for the cere
monies.. In the mean time the affair had
gU-wbtKpercd aboutbe-towrr.- and the
K ;' i I, ; i. t Ifii V c t i : II i i, j i ,;' u j - : I i ! ) . 1 1 '
r,;o!idu that tie knew what tie. was
about and was a free man in a free
country, and should do as be pleased. By
this time the outsiders beheld no longer,
and tbe window curtains bei n g d ra wn,
our hero "saw a r.d trembled," and cried
for mercy. The damsel didn't faint, but
at once consented to go borne, and was
hurried into a sleigh and was driven off.
While Sambo under disguiseand surroun
ded by Abolitionists, was hustled out of
the crowd over to the Fulton House.
Tbe multitude soon followed, eager and
raving to grab the nigger," but after a
little he was got away from the house,
by some sly corner, and hurried to Syr a
cuse in a sleigh, at ibe top oi two horses'
speed.'" ' ' " ; . .
We learn in addition from the Syra
cuse Star, of Thursday, that the school
master alluded to abore, has been sum
marily dismissed by tbe Trustees, for the
part he took in the business. The Rev.
Mr. King in question, It' adds, has' not
for nearly two years been pastor or the
Wesleyan denomination at Fulton, but for
three years previously he was. He has
now a congregation it seems, just out of
the village to whom b preaches steadily,
but professes to be a little more indepen
dent," it is said, than the regular Wes
leyan. He is for has been until now.) a
fwrlof Gerril Smilh-ite or ranting Abo-
litionsts, and has taught bis daughter and
preahd. to bia eotigregtiiioa this Mc
Grawville college doctrine of amalgama
tion. &c, never dreaming, we suppose,
that the viper would turn and sting the
bosom that nourished it. N. Y. Express.
Mr. Urunvr :
I am really sorry
7o learn from 7u' pap that the crttxens tit
Salisbury are so indiuVrenl oi e lata wi ine
4 Salisbury andTayhusvilla Pkok iload. i II jf
niaiier of asioiii.bment wnh us m Ibis region,
that a community which has ever shown su
perior talent for business, anil who have eara
ed o good a fame in mailers uf trade, should lie
capable of- nialfsirngricli culpa Me wegleet
on a subject so viially aflVciing Ibeir tuiure
prosperity. We si ill hope lo see them arouse
In a due sense of ibe iuiKiriaiice ol (hit work,
and direct a sufficient portion of ibeir energies
upon il lo ensure ii a completion.
Many of my neighbors have been down lo
CharloUe, I hist wiiilei some kf ibem two or
three ijines wiih coiton, corn, flour, dtf. ; and
ibey have brought back glowing account s ol
the business aspect ibat hiiberio quiei place baa
put on. I eijieci lo go down myselt in a lew
days, wiih a load ol "truck, but would miKO
rather trade to Salisbury. Il it nearer by Ibiee
da) a, and although I might nut sell at well in
Salisbury, I would be Sure to make it up in
buying. I do hope ihe people of Salisbury will
remember their eugageinenl lo build ibis road
in the county line'and resolvent once lu do it.
Old Iredell will then take it in hand ; and I
UiuftL b" permitted lu say for ber, she has sel
dom put ht-r baud lo a ibiiig she ha not car
ried through in right handsome style.
To the Editors of the People's Press.
Gentlemen: The Greensboro Patriot
of tbe 12th inst., contains an article from
a Surry Whig, in which he recommends
that a Convention of this Congressional
District be held at Yadkinsville on the
first Tuesday in May next, to nominate a
candidate for Congress. I respectfully
beg leave to differ with the writer as to
the time and place of holding said Conven
lion. Ours is a very long district, mid the
h l . . .
canaiuaie, wnoever he may -he. will not
have time to convass tbe district tho
roughly. Governor Manly no doubt lost
his election by not having time to visit all
Ihe counties of the Mate. Manly. ) be
lieve, had an increased majority over
bis first vote in every county that be and
Re id visited. Tbe Convention which nom
inated Manly met the last of May or the
first of June. fNbw-1 have no4dea of hav
ing our district Convention so late as not
to allow the candidate time to visit and
meet our Whig friends at several places
in eacn county, and 1 will therefore re
spectfully suggest Tuesday the 5th of April
for the Convention to meet - I will also
suggest Winston in Forsyth County, as
tne most central point. Salem is near at
hand, and it the delegation is large they
can be better accommodated than Ibey
can in a small village with but a single
Yours, with respect,' &c.
A SENATOR APPOINTED.
Col. Wheeler as we are informed is
telling his confidential friends and he
seems to have a great many of them that
the Governor has given him the appoint
ment of a seat in the United States Sen
ate to lake the place of Mr. Badger, whose
confirmation to a. seat on the Supreme
Court Bench has been voted by the Sen
ate. We are sorry to learn that the Col.
is in a great state cl" mental travail and
tribulation in endeavoring to decide whe
ther or not he w ill accepi the appoint
ment. If he would consult tire destiny of
our institutions and the great interests of
Democracy, we think that the CotXwould
not hesitate a moment. Tbe rumor has
.o.Ve c. the
been spread very far and wide.
western part of the State bv theso-conB
dentinl communications of the Col. though
the Raleigh papers make do mention of
the circumstance. Perhaps the thing is
only anticipated, and the Col. has been in
formed by a telegraphic medium leading
from the future and connecting with his
imagination'.'' Or, perhaps, the Sniritu.
al Rappers have informed bim of his ap
pointment. Charlotte Whig.
lie to bind Ine in bevorwl miiir)nl rsmert incensed . nnnulB Mms.lita kim.luJ
ariJ MiTveiMi' k Aini.i i. J e
. Mmu a ifivni viiia-
BErfi"'5lt would never grow Inrxra eas-
,om- :. H'' that business cbaracrer. tht
Bishtip 7tr.-Some etcewr vel v sooeam-
isyndividual in the Wilminston Herald
is grievously troubled because Bishop
Ives's recent course has been attributed
a constitutional insanity. As this paper
among others has so spoken ol it, we may
repiy. mat tne uisnop hiinsell.at the Con
vention of 1851. plainly gave the same
reason lor it ; we, and all whom we have
ever beard speak of it. have considered
iQhe most charitable (if not the only chat
table) view that could possibly be taken
of his course. Tbe writer appears to have
too strong a sympathy lor Bishop Ives to
reproach him lor his own statement ; but
he is charitable enough to speak of others
who adopt the Bisbip's idea in tbe follow.
ing terms :
To me it seems not iho expression of
regret arid proper reprehension, but vein
of malicious puerility, a narrowness of
thought, emanating from hearts void of
Ibat charity which never faileth."
There's a specimen of a heart not vniA
of charity, we suppose ! Fay. Observer.
Our friend in. Iredell, are not moi atton
irhed at the apathy of the citizens of Salisliury,
in regard to this work, iban a goodly number
of ihe citizent of Salisbury themselves. Some
of her people have dune nobly, for this road.
Oihers tiara done well. Some other have
done ,paiingly; but there are many who
have done nothing. Those who -have aut
rribed iiberallyanLpsid ibeir installinentt
promptly, say ibey won't tuliscribe any more
until I boss equally interested shall come fur
ward and do their duty. And lhi.se who have
all along refused, teem still determined lo do
nothing. Qibrra say, " caa'f ;" and upon
the whole, there are but few who plant them
el ves erect, and say, " I WILL." These ft. w
are worth all the balance in an emergency like
the present. But ihey are getting tired of for.
ever turning ibat other may sliaVpen, and ii
were wel for ihe drones lo consider Ol it.
Our plank road scheme are either lo goahead,
or Ihey are lo fail ; and ihe citizen of Salta
tory have a duty to perform 1st connection wiib
their iicce.st which it if impossible to dodge.
We hardly supposed thai any of them are an
deluded a to expect that the nitia in the noon,
in the eiercise of peculiar sympathy, will tome
bright night empiy down into our ireet real
'deer shinexs enough lo car ry I hem throttgb
Or even that : ucli i t wimiiali at fell lo ibe lot
ol Fayetleville, ibe other dy will relieve ibein
'rum ibe duly of subscribing and laboring lo
complete ibete work. It i hardly pocible,
we say, lhal any are vainly wailing, watching,
or praying for deliverance in either ol Ihese
ways. And yel it would teem that such it ibe
fact, or site bey have resolved to let our work
fail, or compel those who are willing and am
iou lo do all Ibeir duty, to go ahead and raise
ihe wind a best ibey can. But for these, the
spirit, wbo have taken hold of the Taylor,
villa road with such hearty earnestness, have
ery thing pertaining lo the public interest of
Safibuiy; ihey are the salt which preserves
her, and but lor Ibeir sake, many who are now
here, would draw up stakes and pilch ibeir
tent somewhere else and if they , weie now
lo declare their firm determination to cease
ibeir unble effort to let tbe Tayloraville road,
together with all our oiher similar 'schemes
contemplated, (all to the ground property in
the town of Salisbury would not be worth the
But ibe drones ! bow long are thev to be
tolerated ! None are more readv In rlatm ik.
benefit which spring from ibe enterprise of
other than Ihey, boi ol wbicb a retributive jut
lice would deprive I hem.
.! f !
. M-uuf) uere Ion
j seriously injured io.their business
enormous bill We,e aso at il,, ,L .'
THJd complained of, but not nft.,;... ..
are oow called on to. bring t0 lbe ' ( j
-lion Tbf North T Carolina" Merchanurvl
cimen charge, made by ,orn, of'j
Agents, in orderthat those who ma, i J
inair trnmr- .U-r --i -
: ' .:: lw ePt when tK,
freight Nlrrmade up andpre
for payment. 1
Tk r.ju..,:... i
leuer irom an old
cnani at opring Grove, Iredell
to tne point :
:f ' 19. 16o3.
Mr -Bruner -Will yu prafr b,
yoor Watchman, 1 ree.iestufa Bp t.
id.ng in Charlestoa, ,,e lollig Fffj
i i.l.-i a.. . . . "r,,'gMLi
. nr. i w.-gt,i 1271 Hi. I I
Phi la.lelnhin . '" M
-r - 'sniia aw waiuuFll t
eiA I 0 J"bn R.t,r
.-. Tp Itoraga in, Camden Depot,
R. R. Fieijiht,
Hauling from Depot,
Receiving and Forwarding,
Jan. 15. Rec'd pavment.
er Thomas tt hum.
No blame is here aiiached to Mr R
he had to pay ubove amount t0 N I) ri'
ii.. u 1 1. , "'";
... ngriii, "u uaney, we iprmit)J
... Fmj ,..r cup ana outer eipenei to p,u j
Villepigiie. who was our Agem iit,4Jba.le..ul
" r wisn, aiso ine genileman in fharlei
ton, lo lei fbjdjaerehsnis ol Wenem Nor
t!iftiiitina knuw id... iki..n.
,.r ,, K.. juany. si,nP
awrr. oi ine enorinuui chirjMfJ
Freight no Merchandise pasiuo ihr-tJ
hands ol ihe Charleston and other South CJ
P. 8. Bailey, the R. R. A gen! in Camdei
we plame for his storey bill. It ,,
k kkJ 4 I- .. . .1 I. 11
... umi, owjjh iij at tne uepot nut lA
mouth without our knoledie. at P. T. V
leptgue hd never adviser) u what he had dot
BOtJKR ii REESE.
In addition tb this, Messrs Brown, Ff
ley & Co. of this place, have a hill vrhi
charges to the amount of eight ddlan,A
a 910 lot ol hue' els, from Charleston
.AMiul-AnJ Jkt learn; MfssnM
pby & Black of Concord, have also ben
imposed upon in a-similar manner.
It is not expected that the publicatio
of these facts will have any effect
Agents in South Carolina, But. they tri
bfltered solely for toe benefit of North Cl
olina merchants, who of late, have vain
expected to be benefitted by.patronisini
trrJr,grWadeready 0sfurF ihrmertr
I. -. m - 1 IT I . . . .. - - . - ril
1 p.wc ww, ip wfjjcn in iw crmswjnftnc in evident pro
ChiniIbb Industet. I'arott's building in
an Francisco, of one hundred feet front
seventy or eighty leet deep, and four sto
ries nign, an ot solid granite, wan put up
in Canton, block" by block, bv Chi nee
vciro, tur uuiiuintr was men taken rf
We have a letter of complaint from a
Subscriber at Friendship fi
C. ; stating that be cannot recei ve Ivls"paT
pers either from Salisbury or Raleiirh. un-
. ne . week after ihey axe pri nted.
-1 . . .
i nenusnip, is right on the road between
this place and Greensboro' and tbe stages
pass right by it every day. It is truly sur
prising that there should be such a fail
ure. The Postmaster at this place in
even, are ever sent by the Haok line,
much less for offices on the line of the up
per route. A mail agent would do well
jo traverse this line and discover the de
"nqent.Tostmaster. Conrew.-One of the subjects of great
est pubUt; interest which is now occu.
PJtng the attention of this body, is a bill
for the construction of a Rail Road to the
Pacific. We hope it will pass.' Young
America must have omethine on whirh
Mr. Badger. The nomination of lb
distinguished gentleman to the Supremt
Court Bench, was laid on the table,
Friday the 11th, until the 4th March dm
Dew Drop We have received lb fin
No. of the second Volume of the "Dev
Drop, a neat little Semi montliTy, "k
Fiancis M. Pauu and Alex. P. Sroir
of Wadesborough, N . C. This i quite
clever sheet, and is chiefly devoted to IW
interests of the Cadets of Temperance
A Notice. We, would call the stH
lion of Druggists. Merchants and other!
in this region of country, to theadvfrtisfl
ment of John C. Bakes & Co., Druggist
published in this paper. Their favor c&ml
to us through the hands of one of o4
merchants here, who is personally M
quainted with the gentlemen of this firmf
and who assure us they are most reiiab'f
men and that tbvie itn Klishment IS 001
of the first in the city of Philadelphia.
The Cod Liver Oil which they have of
sale at Drs. Sill & Sill's Drug Store 4
this place, we have heard several of ocj
Physicians speak of in terms of praise.-!
It is the fewest number of patent ini
endorse. But all who have tried this arj
licle io their practice, have, we belief
readilv conceded its eminent virtues it
most cases of Pulmonary and other d
eases in whirh exnerience has tested N
usefulness. We have heard them )'
" It is a good medicine."
come so pugilistic, it is f.nrpd hf . g0 . .onable doctrines of nu,l'h:r,;,0kfl ! 'f V
ht a War will be got up for iha mer.' "I'"'
sake of employment
wVrTBlnrmrnent-cmzens'-ftTarvirntitr n ;
a i vs l f t e v '.K tM.avi IKI4 rUQ-ir&
lest -A Serious taw. ubouM Ulnui.n.lr,l l.iA. .,i... r-. " . . . . -
. . ; 1 TiTr-"-Mf,Hjmtwtaiii osn rrsMiiAn hv
Stale of North C.,nV.i i-.. . . ..
' f- " vircuiatioa.
The Agitation in Missouri. The
reaolutioiia were introduced in the M"ur"'
gislaiure on ihe 5th instant by Mr.
Jninl Re.ol.ilion. re.rindinff the ReioluH"f
upuiUha Mibjecl of Slavery, approved
10. 1849. rommonly known a m '""'7
lion Resolulioiis. .
1 J r k.. ci...nt Atiembh of
f TU;..lri TI..1 ike neimle of la" 3
.. . . t ..... 1 -A hvour
love me union woico was iui.t- - ,
.L-. .L .:ti :;.i.in I al all 1
cviiuri, iiii mew ..in ..- - L-.gT
...in.i ik. .nark. ..f Northern and Soul""
fsnaiics, Aboliiionims or Nullifier.
9. Tti.l iha reanlves lltlOII lh
Slate, and are hereby Repealed.
' Thm re.nlillnns traVB ril (O
ed prjyai secrctarrae.
i j, ,,! . .... .