S A TURD V, DEC. 3, ISSfi.
fXThe weather is unusually
severe for the season on Monday
nijrht 1 t, we bad a Ml of snow,
part of which still remains.
Q7A coroner's inquest was
held in this county on Thursday
last, over the body of Mr. H-irrod
Pittman, who was shot the pre
ceding by Mr. Joseph George,
They were returning home, and
when near Teat's bridge, an alter
cation took place between them,
which terminated in Mr. Citiman's
receiving the contents of a pistol
in his body, causing his death in a
Counties, lran Ihiren. White.
Anson, 299 CS9
Ashe, 313 297
Beaufort, 180 GIG
Bertie, 442 312
Bladen, 2G3 195
Brunswick. SS 123
CLVVe have received no deci
sive news in relation to the Presi
dential Election in .any of the
States, since onr last paper, ex
cept from Louisiana.
The Mobile Advertiser, a whig
paper, Mates that the whig
Electoral ticket has succeeded in
Louisiana, by a majority of 32
votes, viz: Whig ticket 3.502,
Van Buren 3,470. Whig major
OyCongress will assemble at
Washington City on Monday
next, 5lh December.
(J We regret to learn that a fire
occurred at the Hail Hoad Depot
in Petersburg on Tuesday last,
which destroyed the machine and
carpenter's shops, several Loco
motives, coaches, cars, &c. The
buildings were insured, but the
Company will sustain a loss of
from 10 to 5515,000
Governor's Message. We re
gret our inability to lay before
our readers this week, the inter
esting Message of Gov. Spaight.
The Raleigh Standard speaks of
it as follows:
"We would call the reader's at
tention to this document, which is
alike creditable to the head, the
heart, and the principles of its au
thor. It is practical in its sug
gestions, and distinguished
throughout for good sense and
The Governor is very happy
in characterizing the schemes of
nullifiers and federal whigs to
bribe the States with their own
money, by collecting from the I
people a surplus revenue for the
purpose of dealing a portion of ir
back to them again, as a "compro
mise between Nullification and a
But we invite every dispassion
ate man to persue the message;
and then say whether he does not
believe, with us, (hat Gov. Spaight
was most unrighteously proscribed
last August, by means of a clamor.
totally unwarranted by either!
truth, justice, or the common;
courtesies of life.
Court for the District of North
Carolina, commenced in this City;
the Hon. Philip P. Barbour, As
sociate Judge of the Supreme
Court of the United States, and
the Hon. Henry Potter, Uni
ted States District Judge
for North Carolina, presiding.
No case of much importance came
up for decision at this term, and
the Court adjourned on Monday,
the 14lh inst. ib.
Distressing. A son of Giles
W. Pearson, Esq of Rowan coun
ty, aged about 3 years, was burn
ed to death a few days since by
his clothes taking fire. ib.
Hail Road Meeting. A mee
ting of the Stockholders of the
Wilmington and Roanoke Rail
Road Company was held at Wil
mington, on the 7th itist. Dr.
Samuel A. Andrews, of Waynes
boro' was appointed Chairman.
From a Report made to the
meeting, it appears that about 30
miles of the Road have been loca
ted, and 25 put under contract.
The contracts, so far have fallen
within the estimates of the Engi
neer. Six hundred tons of Iron,
spikes &c. two Locomotives, and
Wheels and Axles for 30 Cars,
have been ordered from England
deliverable in March next.
Three Instalments have been
paid amounting to $41,000, of
which there have been expended
It is the determination of the Com
pany to commence the Road at
the Halifax end of it, so soon as
the Subscriptions, North of the
Contentnea, amount to a sum
which will carry the Road to some
point from which a profit could
Gen. Dudley tendered his re
signation as President of the
Company, but withdrew it at the
unanimous request of the meeting.
Sale of Negroes.
N MONDAY, the 2l day of January
next, will be (told at public sale, on a
credit of six months with interest from the
dale, et the late residence of Charles Wil
kinson, decV, Two likely
Young negro Fellows,
Belonging to said estate.
HZTAt the same lime and place, the
Land and Negroes,
Will be rented and hired nut the ensuing
year. Bond and approved security will
be required before the property is changed.
Silas Wilkinson Adm'r.
Dec. 2, 1636.
LEASE, or RENT.
QrnnE Dwelling House belonging to Ihe
iJL Silicriber, now wet u pied ly the Rev.
In Tar borough,
Is for sale, lease, or rent. Fr further
particulars apply to C. King, in "larboro'.
Thomas D. Gallin.
November 29, 183H. 42
f7From the subjoined state
ment it will appear that this
Congressional district has shaken
off whiggery by a handsome ma
jority: Van Buren. IVhite.
Edgecombe, 1 175 90
Pitt, 36S 377
Beaufort, ISO 61 6
Hy.le, 74 UJ
Waohingtou, 48 193
Tynell, 35 189
Raleigh, Nov. 29.
Legislature Hot little busi
ness has been done so far, and no
debate has arisen, as yet, to give
variety to the usually dull details
of incipient legislation Reg
fX7Willie P. Mangum, late one
of the Senators in Congress from
tins State, has resigned the bal
ance of his term, which would
have expired on the 4th of March
.Jnhn M. Skinner, Esq. whig,
has bt-en elected to the Slate Sen
ate from the Perquimons and Pas
quotank district, in place of Jesse
Wilson, whip, deceased.
John B. Muse, Esq. member
elect to the House of (.'omtnons,
from Pasquotank county, has re
signed his seat, in consequence of
extreme bad health; and, as will
be st-eu from our legislative pro
ceedings, Thursday the 8lh of
December has been designated for
holding an election supply the va
cancy. Raleigh Standard,
Meeting of Electors. On Wed
nesday next, 7th proximo, the fif
teen Electors of President nnd
Vice President ffr this State, will
assemble in this City, and cast
their votes for a President and
Vice President of the United
(HWe hail with unfeigned
pleasure the arrival amongst us of J
one of the Locomotives intended
for our Kail road. We learn that
another is -oon expected, which
will be ordered to Weldon via
Portsmouth lo ply on the North
ern end of the Road. This looks
like going ahead in earnest. A
for ourelves who never as yet
have taken vat in a Car, the mat
ter, is altogether a novelty, and
we have much pleasure in antici
pation from the ten mile ride,
which the Directors promise u
on or about the 1 5th June next.
Public Sale of
Tuesday, the 27lh December next,
will be sold at public sale, at the late I
residence of Harrod Pitman, dee'd, on
Swilt Creek, 18 miles noiiii Ii.mh l'alor', ;
and about 10 utile east from the Falls Tar
River, on a credit of twelve months with j
interest from the date,
About 25 valuable
Most of them good young working .
JIUo, the Crop
Of the present year, consisting of about '
lo bale of Col ion, 2 or 30U barrels Corn, j
L,c. Ami the Stock of i
Horses and Cat lie !
About 60 fat Hogs, ell the firming Uten
sils, household and kitchen Furniture, lie.
mi. 11 :
i lit i i am in ion i
Will be rented for the ensuing year.
ft is now in fine repair, and Ihrre is enough :
cleared Ind t woik 12 to 15 hands to j
(EXPersons indehjed to the above estate '
ar. notified lo make payment immediately
and Ihose having claim- against it, will
present them pronerly authenticated for
Pocket Book Lost.
tLOT my Pocket Book on Tuesday
niyht 2yth of November, or on Wed
nesday. the30lh, containing $ 174 in rash;
two glO bills on U. S. Bank, two 20 bills
and a $5 bill on Columb'is Bank of Ga.
$100 bill on Charleston Bank, S. C. a 53
bill on Cape Fear Bank, a gSI bill -n New
hern Bank, and a go Norm Carolina bill,
hank not recollected. The book contained
on-mile on Buel Mather, dated 9th May,
1836, and du- 1st of January, 1847, payable
to me, for $272 37j cents. Also, receipts
and other papers valuable only to myself.
I will give h liberal reward to any person
who will deliver Ihe book and contend
at Benjamin Eason's, Wyatt Moye's, or
any where that I can et it. The book U
of yellow calf or sheep skin of or
December 2d, 1836.
tf OST, on the 28th inst. somewhere in
Tarhorough, or on the ro;ul leading
lioni theme to Mr Silai Everett's, in aid
Containing one Note u. tinny Sianr.il!,
Esq of Pill county, for 199 or 201 dollars
and some cents, the cents not recollected
the note was dated in May, 181;5, with
in! "test from the date. One do. vs.
Jonathan Lewis, for 12 or 15 dollars,
interest from the date ibe date of sid
Note I think was in the winter of 1834.
And one receipt vs. John B. Baker, for 7
or 8 d V.l.ws. If any person lias or may
fnid. -aid book and papers, lliey Would
confer a favor en me mi that get I hem
ag-iin. I hereby warn all persons :iiii,t
trading for or taking in said Notes, it pie
sentcd. This 29t!i Nov. 183C.
220 Broadway, New York.
C? Information for ...
THERE are some Brilinn ,
to be (trim n in 1) , tfr'n
which tjfler (rreal induce, J','l'f,,r
Arab! ;nct,n n "'"U,,,.
at b'hi Tl. Wi 1 r
stantly revolvioe. and -.hi.. Is rn.
may be som few k 'c" "r
a Leader," vet there U hU,, , . d"c,i
Ihe locker" for those who -a.,,,, ,
Der. 2, 1-36.
Redmun Bunn, ) xfS
Henry Bryan. )
Petersburg .Market, Dec- I.
f'otton. 111 fair dmaiid at IGa
1G cts. receipts large. hit.
Washington Market, Nov. 29
Ttirntntine, new dip, $2 50;
Old $2 50.
Tar,$l GO. Whig.
Cotton Crop. The Memphis
(Tennessee) Knq'irer says: "that
the planters in the Western Dis
trict are flattered with the pros
pect of a more abundan Cotton
Crop than has ever before been
produced there. Our planters
here, say, that with a favorable
fall we will make good crops.
There is more Cotton already
open than was gathered from the
fields during the past season and
it is said to be of good quality.
In this county, on Tuesday
last, Mr. James Bradley. He was
in this place the preceding day,
I apparently in gootl health.
fXTThe Governor having, on
the finding of a Jury of Inquest,
offered a reward for the apprehen
sion of Richard Barnum. who was
supposed to have flrtl from Justice
wc arp now desired to say, that
Dr. Barnum has returned arid stir,
rendered himself to the SherifTof
Wake county, to abide any pro
ceedings that may be had against
United States Circuit Court.
On Saturday. 12th inst. the Fall
term of the United States Circuit
ILL be fuitiished at Mr. Solomon
Pender's Mall, on Tuesday evening
n. e 27th inst.
Taiboro', Dec. 2, 1S36.
S3 hereby given, that pursuant to an
order of the Board of Directors of the
IVilminglon $f Raleigh
Rail Koacl Company,
fourth instalment ni Eight Dollars on
ihe share, will be required of the Mock
holder on or before the 1st d ol January
i.r-kt, payuble at this olhce, unless otlur.
EdwHl ;. Dudley,
Rail HoadOffice, ) Preit.
Wilmington, A'ov. 18, 1S36. )
Sale, Hiring. t$'c.
jTkN TUElAV,lhe3d.lay of January
U 11 .. :n i.. ..r. ... -i r. .- . ii, '
iirai, .tin ic uiirirn ni me
plantation of Col. m. II. Uibatd. the
crop of the present year, consisting of
From 3 to 400 bawls Corn,
Fifty siaeks Fodder, a quantity of P as
Also, stock of difierent kinds, includ ug
Sows and pigs,
TI1F. Subscriber informs the pnMir,
th;i in rouHfqiipnce of the increasel
price of food, kc. the Stage Contractors
have been compelled, under the new ar
Raise the Fare
From Rlakly to Fayetleville Ibe fare now
is S'3, and o in proportion all !on the
road Six Dollars from Taiboro' to Ra
leigh, and shorter distance in ptoporiion.
Stephen Sampson, Jig,
Nnv..24, 1836 4fi
IN order lo clear out my present Stock
as early as posihle, I will actually of
ler iin I sell any article in lb wav of
A variety of Farming utensils, carts, w.?g
The Plantation is for Leas?,
For one or five ears. Pcr.-ors desirin :
valuable and healthy farm, had better n.
dy to the subscriber before the day of sale
If it is not disposed of privately, it will
then be offered tor rent.
D, Richards, Jlgcnt.
TJTAT the same time and place, will be
hired out for the ensuing year.
About 35 N en roes,
Men, women and children belonging to
If. iichards, Gaunt n.
November 29, lb'3lV
TIlC Subscriber intending to remove
to the State ol Mississippi, offers for
sale on very accommodating terms, that
Valuable Tract of Land,
Whereon he now resides, containing
About 800 Acres.
It is admitted to be inferior to no fann in
Ihe county of Greene to the quantity of
iicres, lies on the north side of Great
Contentnea creek, five miles below Stan
tonsburg. There ore on the premises
J good Dwelling House,
And out houses and attached to it
A valuable Grist Mill,
Between 3 and 4 0 acres of ch ared Land,
well adapted lo the cultivation of the sta
ple productions of the country, particular
ly cotton. The terms will be made ver.v
accommodating, and likely young negroes
taken in pHymeiit at casn prices. For
further particulars those who wish to pur
chase can come and judge for themselves.
November 29, 1S36. 4't
Crockery, Glass, Hardware, or Pots, Ov
ens, spiders and skillets much lower I ban
the usual prices for similar goods in this
market. A new supply of handsome
Clolhs, cassimeies, sattinetls, Ulauket?,
negro Cloths nnd wool lla's, ate also of
fered :it the same cheap rates. Please
call and judge for yourselves.
JY. . Rountrce.
Tarboro, 26th Nov. 1S3.
THE public are cautioned against re
ceiving a Nole of Hand, given oy
the Subset iber (rtithBeiij r-harne as se
curity ) to Elislia Little lor $175, dated
19th inst. and payable 1st January next
with interest ftoni the date said Note
having been given in payment for a horse,
the title lo which was in dispute at law ut
the time of purchase, and is so still.
November 23, 1836.
THE Examination of the Students in
this Institution will take place the
-4u) and 2th inst. at which time Parents
and Guardians are respectfully invited in
' Ihe Exercises will re-cnminence on
Monday, 9tli January nexi,Ht $40 per ses
sion lor Board, iic. Tuition u ill vary
from 10 lo 15 dollars per session. Book's
and candles furnished at cost.
Is one mile from Suns' Cross Roads, in a
high and healthy country; an evid-i ce ol
which, but one case of sickness has occur
red during the present session among 45
CoiuYiiunications directed to the Piim-i-pal
at Hansom's Bridge, Nash county.
K. Garrett, I'rin.
Nov. 12ih, 1836. 46 7
hip." The l,iahv, . ' ii,
in Nev York in a whole lithi ? ri?11
SCHUYL Eli's, viz; SotMw I?11"'
.V Dey, Erq. ofl.d.thy. ' ' An,h-
$ 10,000, 4,0Olt, 3,01.0,
50 Prizes of $1,000
04 " " o,,a,
i hitc' t. fi6Xo '"""-'j--
1 port ion. '
j Dec. 7-The Gi-and Consoli.lnto.i flI
t-1 s 48 uili be drawn- ALL '--o
Capitals. $lf,' ((.,. l.tHHt, ;1H,
-10 f i.iXMt-jo.,! 5:.0, ; '
Jc. ice. Tickets $.-1.lv,s,V
Ltery tK ket n, (! .Prv (vjj ( ;
enutled to , 5()nett, if a OUk, atl'd
5? lor on- di ai u number.
! DeCm l0-Vv.''!,,,-,rv""'--'i i.'.1,iiHVir.
gmnt ioiioik l.otiei), Cl.us y.
auolh r Grand AU'iirt a,,ii;.Js
$30,000! $10,000! 6,000,3,140
3,000! 2,500, 2,000, and
50 of 1,000!!!
20 of $5W!2i vf S J -23 of i(r!
&.:. 2- ,o. i-2. drum l.ii!ot
lick. ts 11 Dollar, Sf-ares in j.ro
Der. 15 Grand Conso'idated lottery
Class 49, 13 tli-Mwn hjil,is. Cajdlali
$2.(M), l,7f3, 5 .if SI O O, 5af6o0. U
f5u , 12 uf SnU-o,vt 30, 13,)
and 200 of loo. Lc ac. l itk-ts
?haies in prnporiimi.
Dec 17 Another splendid hfTur Virgi
nia, Lefslmrg Lofterv, CJasS. Capitals
$15,000, 10,000, 5,000.2,500 j
2 of 2,000,3 of l,5ti0,5..f 1200,
ZOO of 1,000 ! !
20 of 30085 f .200, be. Tickets
$10 Halves $5 75 o. Lottery, 11
drawn Ihois Ortiers for Tickets in
this Lottery must he !"ent early.
Dec 21 Grand Consolidated Loliery,
Class 5U. Cap tals
815.000, 7,000, 4,000.
53.00, 230, 10 of l. I'd. 10 .,f 300, 20
of 200. ive. 75 No. Lottery, 12 diawn
ballots, Ticke'.s 4 Halves 2-Quar-ters
Dec 21 Maryland State Lo'tery, Cl.w
No. 27. ALL PRIZES Again'. Capitals
$SOOO! 4,OOf, 3 l. 2,200, 2.(00. 2 of
1.6(H), 2 of l.OUO, 10 of I, WO, 20 of 50".
20 of 250, 30 of 2i Lc Lc lick'N
510 Sliares in proportion. All TicVu
in his Lottery hnrivg none of the draun
vumbtrsoH Hunt will each he eetiti-Ml i
i"3 Nelt, and one Number as u.ual 5 10.
This is a veiy p pi Lir Lottery and tlit
Tickets vil pn ofTiajiidty.
Dec. 26 The Virginia Pcteohnrp Lotte
ry Thi Lottery will he cmm'ii.ei.t t'
renew tickets in ( pita's
$3,000, 2,500, 1,600, 1,300 and
50 Prizes of 1.000!
20 ol 5300, 3i of 2' 0, 50 of J-jO, , &c
75 No. Lolterv, 12 drawn ballots. In
ets$o Halves $2 50.
The last chance this Year!
Dec. 31-Virginia Well-boigh, Cl
$10,000! $6,000, $5,000,4,000,
2,500, 2,000, 1,700, an J
25 of 81,000!
2 of .100. 28 of 300, 200 of :,
75.o. Loif ry-J3diay..l:i",s !".v;
els tqiO Shares in propodi'in
also'a favo. it.- scheme. P r.on -ri-.
by mail and enclo-dn? ert.h vtiru.
Tickets are assmed iht llieyff"!"1'
fectlvsnfe when ldresed lo
sciiber. Out of the mary ilmu""" m"
ney letters addressed to tv t."
scarce ever he.r a complaim l n.-cjr-riaCe.
relum of m,il, and !) den
Anthony II. Scbnijle
Who has been enabli-herl in hus
1.. f-rc in the tnOM ff-
tnoreinan iu jvt, , ..l ui.l.
Sp,ClM. Ilo.'ses in Nevv.-.k 1
phia, Baliimor. -
Wosta, t" Uu .
splI'dw high emzEs n.
n an n Ihe wo-t.'.