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'.Tnif Qac-aiou Using , a Mr, Morris's
au.ittaai.Mit t third nsjhui.Mi, de
list jug tV free-San of speech ami the
pre n all subject in J imputable, 'mail
' ender thpaperi,j.ni vly of ilie State
- i w"i:C?i ueh fi e. iliKn .f rxetcurd.
" . liWAVlS ajid that he bad several
- 1twe Vie'fly addressed 4ue Senate 0.11
ta thi subject, which. f.r two vear r.
inrrr had been greatljr ag'iaie'l, more
Tung agra that, an effort was, m u!j to
tuples petitions npm the subject of
ab t!ittrt irth'ts body, and from tiienco
till flnih Waiter .had received mueli
' .lT"'nonliii at time, though it'i ht-re
aiiil in the other II use much, regret 1ial
; been expressed that it wit a'ita'.ed at
. . At the first trtsioti f the las Con
gren, after a Jong, anitmte !, denunci
atory tfebite, ramed a chiefly' by the
members fmm the Sooth, the Senile
arrived at certain results in regard to
-aioliii m petitions, in winch he f Mr.
D ) did ncit concur, bat a vei v "Teat
majority did. It was proper r recur
to the state of tiling then, and to call
to mind ilie sentiments of that day.
The leading tegument in thit dcbtte
Was, that ' t!i agitation of the question
w 'urce of great dinger, preg
nant with ruinous consequence . the
countrycausing serious obstruction to
the action of Congress, an I tn-ail'un-e.isiness.nit
of dojrs. And it i"
mrut u-gentty iniinted (hat it was one
of' tho-.Icliea'e fipic which it a
11 i aic ( MiiKBin, u'tii.ciu in tt u 1 11. we
had no riht tn i!lca, either t ie-
Krttr(-the-3r4rnsii-rratvd, or Tie
l)itf ict of Culumblay or the Terfttff.
wn 1o lU subject of i3ici re4laUoni, ter Wl a tKrl tfep (0 aboliuoo in
II If nut fra. tll Aoniltnr 1 IK r.rmr ,1
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ht ticwi in reiauuu o ine proper
couro In bi taken have prevailed. It
S jit the 'reverse. Sit. C. aaid be
bail, he btdiicd, been m a xtandrnz mi
J noritr IVohi the time Jl mbject of at
rli(il(ll WS first aritif,l i.i f,;'
till th introduction d tlieio relu
t ion -n .jaUhu h h e" tf i ead lr
objv-iieil to the reception .f aujr aboti
fion j eti ticn, no far from taking a lead
i lairing I he. n on the table, aa the
i-enator ttatfsl, h. had not, jn a: ajngl
Such, air, being the avoweil senti
Menti if a niaj uiir of the Senate, tiiev
rWfadH.-htg.vfrio .tfu-nr iiIcTioti and
p'rVtical vffl'xi; and thejr did upre
debate, and clone the doors aaiogt
petition, fur. thouh thej renolvid to
icvrnc iiicio jki i in-j niiineoutei v at
terwarda adopted the practice which
hat e.r since been in force, at the
journal will prove. A Senator, for
etumple, oflVri a petition J another ob
jeca to theirecejilion, thevone holding
the petition then inovea for its i-ecep-.
tion, the other iuimediateljr inofea t.i
lar thia motion on the table, uhich
motion U not dthateable; but i can ii-d
. bjr a brge'inajoritr. - The eomequence
i. in me one presenting t lie petition
is denied he rinht to lav it before the
Senate, a the Senate ,refue l to re.
cjva it. The aenator from South
CarnlirtirMr. Calhoun) wa in the
Jead.of these measures and is it not
true that he was sustained bjr in over
whelm'.ng majorit y. i ,
- Mr. Calhoun sid the course, which .
.he marked out was not loUowcd at alt.
Mr. D WIS. I did not mean to f
wa, on the to.ntrarv, wholljr opposed
to the course. Ile.had never doubted
the foil , of the pobition, that we were
lioiiid ( recjie petitions," but iniaht
lav- them intuiediateljr oj the taulc.
without consideration or dicution.
In the originatdebate, he toM the
Senator from 1'eiiiuvlvaoia, (Mr. Bu
chanan. J who took a lead in favor of
that course, tlut it was ulterlv inde
fe:uijlc, and that the reans he (Mr.
li.) agned to prove that we were
(itiii l to receive, would b equally co
gent t show th.it we were bound to
refer, report on, discuss, anil decide on
tlie.'M. He also told iiim uhat would
be the roneque.iice of hi false poi
tion, nil of which have alreaily been r
iliied. Thr Senator from Kentucky
ha already taken thx precise grounll
which he foretold would be taken. Nor
ii me Kenaior ies mistaken in auppo
intliathe has been .opposed to the
diAcui-iion of ihe subject. Ik has, it
U true, been uUertv and unalterablv
opposed to anjdistussiun with tire ab
olitionists. They have no riht to come
here, anil he waa an I is for shotting
lire dour in their face; but he never
came fairl jrjipjmr.-w uM-iie-.ao-Ioftg
tit nie senator constituents and oth
ers continue to Hirilate thi aubieett in
But he had received a letter that
very morning Irom one 01 the irater
nity, of kiglt standing and authority,
wlKb gave a very dill-rent account of
this small Corps of bumble bazars-
lie says that they count 1500 societies,
averaging;,: 100 individuals each,' and
are growing at the rate of one society
a day. Here, then, we bare 1J0.OOO
persons regularly organized, wiih a co
pinut revenue, and an eitt!ie and
powerful press, ailarge portion f
proof of which, he referred the Senator
to the course he adopted in relation to
the President's Mensage, some yeara
since, on the circulation of incendiary
publications through the mail. So f .r
froo. avoiding discussion; lie" raised a"
special committee on that portion of
the Message, made a full report ad
verse to the President's views, accom
panied by a bill, .wh.kli.gave rise to
much discussion.. So now. actiiir- on
the same pi indole, he had nreienipd
these resolutions as the antagonist of
the Vermont resolutions. Hu touched
on these miapnrc-heni.ion' of the Sen-.
tor as to bis course, the more fully, as.
here appeared to be a fixed detennio
afion of late, both in and out of this
chamber,. lo mistake his course on this
as well as other ocraion..
But this is not the only instance of
ine misstatement ol Ins course by, the
Senator. He lias mi.anoiehended it
i - w
who are waging regular war on the in
stituttons ot the southern and western
States; institutions that involve not
less than J&9W,000,000 of property,
and the prosperity and safety of an
entire section of this Un'nn,'in viola
tion of the most solemnly plighted
1'iith, and subversion of the funda
mental principles of the Constitution;
aud yet the Senator can see-neither
harro nor danger in all this. When
we see one of his enlightened under
standing, and usually correct senti
ments, thus thinking and feeling, what
must be the tone, of those with whom
he is daily associated, which could so
blind his understanding and blunt his
moral prccepi ion?
He next tells us that the Abolition
ist can do no-harm that their publica
tiims cannut circulate in the idavehold
ing States, and can do no mischief in
the nonslaveholding State; that the
evil exists here, where two much ex
citement exists; and that if we would
keep perfectly cool and paiknt, and
hear ourselves and constituents called
robbers and murderers, and eur rights
out movmg haniTor tongue, all. would
to respect the Senator for his sober
and correct tudiiient and feel i tics on
much in relation to the subject im
mediately under discussion. Assnin-
jr. erroneoBsly, as fie bad sliown, that
his position had been that Congress ha
mi rignt to agitate r dtscuBS this sub-
tnost subjects, he c.ould not but beaur
piised at the language wjiich he has
heldon the present occasion. Is his
jJllJJll2. perverted that he can see
,w.4-PSer..to..-.0ie.. Constitution -and
UnTon, for which he professes, and, he
unuoteU no', sincerely, to have so much
regard, in the thousands of pubjica
tion and lectures which are dailv is
sued and delivered, holdingjin, jn the
wacaesi coiors. toe cnaracter and in
slitutions of nearly one-half of the U
nionj exciting towaidsthem the deep
est feelings of abhorrence, to be re
turned, on their part, with a detesta
tion wot less deep? Is ihe universa
spread of this deep, mutual abhorrence
hcompaiibie with t'ie existence of the
Union? If hot, is it not lime to arrest
it, and, of course, to deliberate on the
means of doing it? Are the Senator's
reason and feelings so far warped, that
he either cannot apprehend the plainest
."usi-ijuriices, or; appreiienaing, is in
different to them? :- -- , --- ,
But we'are 'next tolii; for th bun
the annexVtlott rosrlfce ame ground?.
Dues he riot know that the entire rouve
ment on abolition, with the vuj?LPr0
posed to be efTecjed, and the meana by
which it is to be done, involves politi
cal and constitutional questions and
considerations of the "highest possible
magnitude, tit at lo the. peace and a
ty of all? - Knowing all this, with what
propriety could he ask me the' ques
tion he did? Does he wish to shift the
burden, by niak n those who repel.
and not thoe who assail, responsible?
DaeaWwish-to-transfer the odium
W tht-tfferd the fallowing Rt solu
tions which he thought would meet the
views af all parties:- " '
Whereas, !---act bt sliown that the
connexion bareUifors, sutiistiug betweea lha
rjcDersI foverntnenl and ihe banks, in the col-
U-clion. sale keeions anil traniuer ol io puoim.
revenof, i not neecsury to the fiscal operation
of. Vha, rvmyoenti a-f wtjovwot w
Ihi "banks itienuelves, hy stoaulaling them to
And wberea"it is important at all times,
ihlt lha government sbouU have a perfect snJ
immetliate conlrrful overinxiwn funtls, uusffec
tcj as far as possible by the action nf private
corporations, ana itTHt- lli lalleT should nsve. ni
and property, to u. who detend thcin,
and this, toi. in the face of the , most
As brief as has been his notice of
the Senator' apology for the Aboli
tionists, (for such he must consider
his speech.) it is miich longer than he
wnu d have made it. had it not been
fur the respect which he has had for
hi. talents and character. He cannot
consider the course he has pursued in
his speech as indicative of his actual
feelings ami fairnvs, and is compelled
to regard it as indicative of the distem
pered state of the public sentiment of
those he represented. Thus viewed, it
affords an important lesson to those he
represented.. Throughout, not a cen
sure of the Ab.-iTr'mi- ts is whispered.
All is excuse, defence, apology. It
is we, not they, who are the distur
bers of the peace and quiet ofthe coun
try; it is we, not they," who are the
assailants; it is we, not they, who har
bor ambitious and improper designs;
and. finally, it is we, not they, who
meiltiate disunion. It is no crime to
attack us. but a heinous offence in us
'" wiinmii nj anin, nlll 01 J s
ten -ively lelt for wi-a. or woe b
of the States of the Union.' 7
rivalry between New Ymlr li 'v
.:!! ibilucement of teintUlion ta.mmtfialia.thA
h in I iitict coiiHicti of llie tiny, or ihe government to j the' South lliay find safety" f,
lhat lh itolail ! lha SMialnr't nmn... I i ...
7. "" i . i . . .T" 7. ' r-"i'- jeci, oowever presented, no accuses
a. n -oopieu, out mu me ornate Imn (Mr. CJ of challenirinff debate on
sustained the chief purpose be aimed
aH a v Av.v J
. air. UAUlluuxN,- i was inTlie nn.
hirity in evty vote on this subject. I
wished to meet tne petitions, and to
refuse the admission ef them. I wished
to take h.irher and stronger ground. .1
was not a verse to atfilat ion. -
Mr. DAVIS.-1 did not alleze that
t'ie Senator wa a.fer to agitation,
bat that it was generally deprecated;
aid that hit proposed measures looked
to that end, as the journal most, fully
proves.; If the Senator had not inter
rupted me, he would have had no oc-
CMmjy Ojromplai a or : J ciirrect-we,
lor I was about to' notice what 1 am
r wife -ef,-that the proposed course of
tlie member was to meet the peiittnncrs
at the door, shut it in their laces, turn
them down stairs, and bid them begone;
nnd that lie utgcu tna &enate to sustain
" tnat view ortlie matter. In thai I know
. there was. failure; but in his gejieral
tibjecfr"thougtr attainetl; b-jr vtrrterenf
mcan., hetliu Tol.ijLiucceetU,. He and
' hit ft tends did erect barrier as lnh
as he could desiresasa barrier Insur
f; motinlable to the petitioners, and as t l-
m fectoal t stop agitation and debit in
this chamber, and the presentation of
petitions, as it codTd be, short ol penal
liabilities- . Discussion died witb this
arbitrary rule, . because the Senate
yielded obedience totf. If anv tines-
ui mucn , imjMw laoce su atHce ueeo
aid,1t had escaped my observation. 1
. thtrcfore repeat that the object o Ihe
- - Senator had been attained; the peti-
tioners have been diiven away without
ia hearing; no answer to, their prayer
" hit been made: no, net ao much at to
tar they werei" error. 4 What, I would
ask, could Ihe Senator dn beyond this,
jf the Senate yielded itself to hit will?
lir. uavu, conunueu at mucu
. lenrth.'to vindicate the motives of the
"abolitwhjsfsj'declarin llat the f could
not have a desire to aissoiveJhe fJiiioo
and if they did they could not be rtiu
ed that they were deluded philanihro-
-J pittt and 'fanatics, and that the jslave
interests in both Houset of Congress
. . . f i ' isr . a r .s
Wat too powenui io oe anecteu uy uieic
mschinatinnt.- ' The retolotiont, he
the' present oecssion,aud says thatjie,
(Mr. D.) would have remained silent
had it not been for his challenge. The
Senator greatly mistakes in supposing
e nan mane any such chaUenge, and
he thought it would pur.xle him to state
wnen and in what terms it was given.
irirtftte,1ie slated, friat tfie political
creed of Ihe Senator, and those who
thought with htm, in reference to the
origin and structure of our govern
ment, sofar from affording any consti-
tutionaJ protection nsainst the assaults
of the Abolitionists, had roused their
fanatical spirit into actions and he had.
at thejaiftfijitne, called on" the Dartv
generally who entertained it, to show,,
if he'waa in a mistake as to the effect
of their creed, what protection it af
forded. , If the Senator b.n construed
this into. challenge to discuss these
resolutions;-h must sav lie has most
signally failed to . meet it. He has
M Uvkhjnned Uie i n t on . wigltUt
was given, tie has not even attempted
to show that tlie view which he and his
parly take of the Constitution can af
ford the least protection airainst the
dangers wntcii now so seriously menace
toe country and its institutions. Ilia
si Ic ore he bad a right to cttnsidcr as
conclusive proof of t!l! truth of his a.
sertion,and the Senator oujlit not to be
surnnseu ii, alter this tacit confession.
he should turn to those who entertain
ed Ueepnosiie cntistitutional views.
and Call on them exclusively To rally to
the rescue at this hour of danger. The
Senator was to conscious of 1ns weak
ucss on this piiat. that instead of at-
tenipiing to point out a femedr. when
his political theory afforded none, he
took the opposite c.urse, to deny that
mere was any Hanger lo Uet repelled.
He told us, gravely, that the abolition-
istt were no disunionists; that they had
no ambiiious objects; no corrupt Purs
pose; that they repudiated all interfere
ence with the States; that, they only
aimed to abolish slavery in 'the Tern-
tori and in this District? where there
were not more than 2.000 slaves; and
that they claimed no right, but to beg
you to grant them -the' innocent and
harmless boon they craved, (of cutting
i. . i - . T ..I I .1.. t . 1 . 1
. T contenueu, wouiu mo no gwou migni our throats and burning our bouses,)
" ' " h,rm ,n1 " w" PP0'1 t0 t,"" and that these beggars were but hand-
V" , because of theie concealed nullificat fu,' ef whom laree portion were fe-
V v tcV-v-;-: :''S:M,;::rX;. V alet. vSoch is the picture which he
llfr. CALHOUN rote and said, that iiivea of this small band of Innocents.
- before he shooW natice such objerva-and the harmless motives that actuate
' .tinna of the Senator fraia Massacho- ithemi and this, in the face el thrxnn.
' - eettt (Mr. Patia .M'k. deemed perti- t'ant, eniform, and cpeo avewalthat
nent to the queation before the Senate, their object it the total abolition ef
li- ii ..- w ... miH- i,iRvirrv its in u mm mm w iiiia
t -tf. to, state distinctly the position I District and the Tern tenes, and that!
tvMcb he bad btretofore held ia'rl I they eonttder the abolition in the Uu
dertte ttme; that these are mere abstract
propositions, and not demanded by the
uiissiiiiif on wtnen account, wrtn vari
ous other reasons that he assigns, he
cannot vote lor mem.
It was, he would suppose, perfectly
needless for the Senator to assign any
iu 'r voting against inese resolu
tions, or any; other measure bavins the
same ooject m view, alter what he had
told of the Abolitionists, and the
purity and harmleasnes of their ob
jects; nor is it at all nurprising that he
siiouui inma mat. tnere was no neces
sity for their introduction. But those
who re-rard the aubiect in a different
light, who see dangar where the Scna
lor.;aeet. -nothiii2 -1 annrehendrand
crime where he beholda innocence; will
come to a very different conclusion.
I hey will think It hih time that this
body should define its position; should
declare its opinion as to those unpro
voked assaults of one portion of the
Union on the other, and take the stand
it intends to maintain in resistance to
them; and that the opposite course
laleinaln'rallee t-'-r -ta mner "with th e"
disease, is neither becoming its dignity
.nor its duty. , -
As to what the Senator has thought
proper to say about the secret mis-1
chief lurking under these resolutions.
about nulihcation and his (Mr. C'sJ
bitter experience in relation to it; he
understands his object to be to dis
tract and draw off attention from the
real point atitsue, and he does not
deem .--deserving reply. He will
pins it in silence with a single remark.
The experience of liulification 1 in'.
tleed bitter; not to those who armli...!
the remedy, and freed themselves from
a disease that was preying on the vi
tals of the Constitution and the South,
but to those against whom it was ap
plied, and who were fattening on the
industry of the rest of the coining oily.
lie would tell the Senator that the bit
ter terms with which he and others of
Ills creed have denounced it. will on.
ly serve, to endear it to those of an
opposite political faith, and, instead of
puttm? it down, true to' it new vi"or
and growth. " :(l
Ihe Senator asks, why mmrle abo
lition' with political matters? Wh
w"uh he Texas question? Jle knew not
haw t reconcile tuch questions .'with
the respect which he.haf entertained
for tlie Senator's intelligence and tair
ness. -Does not the .Senator know jhat
we have'recived hundreds of netitions.
and that they continue daily to Dour in
on q in ne incessant stream, pray
ing ihit T : nay not be, admitted,
on the ground that if would extend the
liinitajiC the slavehiilding portion ; of
the Union! .Duet Che not know that
sovereign Slate of the Union has come
here with itt resolutioot objecting to
tWTOTIIBU "set of resolutions.
It will be seen that Col. Watkins
has presented another project to unite
the dominant party. In offering his
resolutions yesterday, he remaikoi
that he admired the spirit anil feelings
which nad actuated .Mr. Edmunds, in
the presentation of his resolutions
few days since.but that as tho-edid not
seem to command the approbation of
a majority of the party, this new set
were now submitted in the same spirit
of compromise. He asked that they
might be lad on the table, and printed
and he invoked his yoke fellows of
me uemocracy, to retlect upon them
one night after which he felt sure of
their full and hearty concurrence
If we understood the Coloael aright
he said he had consulted the entire De
mocracy, and his resolutions had met
their cordial approval. We have
since, however, heard many of the par
ty declare, that the first intelligence
they had of this new scheme, wat-the
reading of it by the mover. That.
uewever, is ajmesttonJoctUniae.Ua
w - tfle. The leaders think they
have nothing io do, but to give the
cue, and the rank and file must obev
This certainly was the practic in by
gone days but there Is now a rebel
lious spirit prevalent in the land, not
easuy to be tamed.
from a hasty nursual. Mr. .Wat
kin's resolutions if they take any-no
suion in particular, seem to take the
vv lug proposition of a Special Depot-
te. But we are not certain that our
impressron of their character is correef.
I uey are written in a manner to defy
construction, or rather to admit of al
most any Construction, which the read
er may chose to give them. The
learned author himself was in all nrnh.
ability, in nubiui. when he npnned
I I r -; . . . r -
iiiciu, aim imagmeu tumsrir writin
lor the benefit of airy, etlierial.
suostantial beings, whose opnions
were as intangible and Protean as their
The next to the last resolution is
unique, and unlike any thinirwe ever
saw submitted to the action of a Le
gislative body. It is not only novel,
but perfectly ridiculous. It w
force laughfer "froin iha fTravest nhi.
losopher of them all. The lacrymose
leraclitut himself, if now unon earth.
would forego his wail in? for once, and
shake his sides with laughter on the
perusal of that non desenpt icsolu
inlluenee or controul llis:a io the management
of their private business therefore, '
1leolveJ,- 'I'liat "the crtfttiestift eiU ioj be..
Iween the UaveruniKiit ami the fisnks, previ
ous to the uspenoon of.jifiecio. jjaj'aMMrts in
Mdy Ust, ought not to renewed, nor shtrald
Congress employ the agency of any brinks in
collecting and safekoi'iiing the public revenue,
eiccpt as special ilcpesilorics.
Itcsolvrd, That while we can recognize no
ether standard of vnlue than gold and silver,
and believe it is essential to the soundness ol
the currency, that a larger portion of the pre
cious ni.'lali shduld be introduced into til" cir
culation than has hitherto ensted, by creating
a greater Jemund for tlicin; yet we are willing
lhat the pulilic revenue shall be receivable in
the notes of specie paving Hanks, provjiled thai
Ihe lishinrrs due from them shall be actually
converted into tpcte at short intcrvnls, and
pl.ici'J ii special iIe,ioiiie after ench time
and under surh rcgutntion as Congress nmy
deem eipeJieiit, so as not to afToct injuriously
the interest ot'the Hanks, whilst they prevent
the public monies from being employed ler pri
vate of corporate purposes.
Kesolved, That however important the prin
ciples of policy ami cipediency involved in tlio
question now pending befure Congress, with
repect to the Jicl operations of the Govern
msnt, may be, and ss much as it mnv be deflr
ej to see the subject snepJily adjusted upon
thst it should prolines i ilioiinn in the- Ui pub-
iicanTJaTty, or prevent those who difier in opin
ion on this point alone, from acting hunnoni
ously togeihcr in support oftlie general mess
urea of Ihe present Administration, without
which; the fruit of the victories woo by con
cert and union may be lost by unnecessary di
Kcsoiif J, That we cordially approve the leto
perste, cojiciliatoiy and liberal lone of the Pres.
ident's Mje to (Congress -en lha sobjoct -of
me curreiuy, anil Dial our eonhdencc m bi
wisdom, prudence, patriotism and fidelity, re
Mr. W. wished the Resolutions to
be laid ufioo tle table, and printed, for
me purpose ol due deliberation. JJ
appealed to the House to think we
on the subject, and that no one would
commit himself hastily. Mr. W
then proceeded to ad vocate the pi inci
pies coiitatneu in ins Kesoiutiuns, an
to prove among other things that the
'strong bm" was the best plan, as tin:
money woutil be pei tectly sale, and h
able to no other hazard than that of
being s'olen, an accident against which
ii wouiu, However, be easy to guard
inese Kesolutions fMr. W. thought )
presented a. common gremnd on wM
all parties would meet. The Resoiu
lions were then laid on the table and
ordered to bo printed.
ter toverefgnl? New To
i i. . . i ' i .. .
laitjt area mo uenemt tonr,
Philadelphia by fjak of
tat Ml extended credit, and. 3
t&yanxioua to have a simd,;?
tion to enable her to compete t I
fully for loreigtv and domestic tr-
ITie cOiiipetiti.Mi between theu
leading members of the ennf . ''I
m.iy have an impiHtaut inn11..tt,t:
The intoduction of these resolutions
oy me meaner or tne Party, will, we
presume, calm the, agitated waters.
None will dare'to raise his voice in op-'
position to the dictates of the great of
!.... I el. . r t a
V " t"-in,,crilcJuniei.perchatire,
xh spins oi insubonlmation has mad
sucninroansas to embolden some, who
aspire to be leaders to make head
.,jaluul,un m (c rnrns.
Some are vain enough to think the Co-
loiici s wand has lost its magic, and
iney may be il imposed to test the Tact.
If so, we shall sec.
we nave not room foe th. r.fl.;n...
tewhicJi these mattera-give-risc-but
we may .we ,ne tact, which cannot
be denied, that the Administration l.a
nefjaajoi-ity jn this Legislnture, on the
grand question upon which it has stak
ed itt existence. No set of U....I...
lions, thoroughly kSub-TreakurT.
command sixty vote in the two hou
set let them be tried when the mav.
What doet the Globe thi
sources of information when it sees
thvGreat Leader himself hrmt;n-
from the issue? . - - - r-
; liichmond imS.
". 'CCRRKNCT Qdkstiok.' ". V
Mr. Watkins, after handinar in aomV
petitions, took this sODDortunitv of ...
pretsrng his opinion on thi question,
I hough he did not tgrce with ell the
Resolutions which had been "offered
jet he approved of the conciliatory
pint which cbaracWiiad them w:
Rtiumplion of Sutcie Puumen '
M VI t mt m.'i .
ine uanks or new York have sent
Cotnmittee to the Banks of Philadel
phia to urge their concurrence in fix
ing a day for the resumption of specie
I lie New iork American atranu-
aufily advocates the fixing of a day by
the New York flanks, as soon as the
committee return even if the Philadel
phia Banks refuse to co-operate with
them. It says; If Philadelphia eon-
curs, there will be no difficulty if
ov uuea not, mere win oe some hut
... ..r . .i i
uurjntr or uegree to give
. . ,. ... a. , ... v
pause io our uanns. they can re
cum. n 1 n .t.L 1.1. 'II . ..
aiinnugir ii win cost mem a
uue more to tlo so. than if oihers con-
cured. But again we sav. ihev nui
resume and it is not nermitted (n
them, as institutions chartered on pub
lic ground and bound therefore lo
consider the public interests, ami
especially the public faith, to wekh
the greater or smaller per centazeil
will coit to Teilize. jn.Aiu!ciA.ibe-L.i4i.s,J
i . . .. - . . i
one io tiiem Irom elsewhere against
the clear and positive obligation t? re
sume. Moreover, by the 10th of May
suapcnsifiii iaw expire, and then,
whether they will or no for the ex
tension for even CO days of that law
will not, and should not" be endured
the Banks must resume. But a for-
v.i icauiiipiiuu Ol mai.sott,. as. It
would inspire no confidence and jhe
Banks without confidence, would be
little better than mints where coin is
paid in am! paid out, but of circula
tion, discounts, and loans, they would
be incapalile. "
"Tlieyery first effect of a return to
specie payments would he owing to
the confidence it would inspire to
enable the Banks to enlarge their di.
counts, tojinspire with active life
this row paralysed Metropolis; and
the lasJLlhing then thought of.-would
be running to the Bank for specie
which would be of no more v.Ih, h.r-
man the tiank bi la. atrd nh- i. ;r
- HH II, II
oiawn out tor other cites, ctuld soon
oe nrougntbatk with merest, f.e all
or nearly al at e indebted to lis." . .
.i ..( . .:.i. . . . rm
" "iiin i'i'iii ui rii.u-r, nriu iriik
ly imprwye the iipas'rte okyVmii
its own indepeiidence ujioh aj".
ing hais. . y,.
We conv t'ie follnuiMfr ui
;..e n,,,i ilN V f... i .
jw ....... ... "iiiioerctai, x
movement seems io us to renflw i.
propriety more apparent, of Vir,w
adapting the proposition subinirti.jw
me uiijiaiuic uj w r' tVlttlj,' I
oi incorporating a,3ittfe Ji,nkf
ca;it,-i!. with branches in as
mm uuici us ui.ij CllOIISe til SV1, 1
lb .in II'lt,p "I
1.1. .. ' r itt '
From the X. V. Commcrei,!
.T".... r.... v v. i -
'to "i ir new "IK waito,
great commercial lutik, as larn
Hint of Fhiladelnhia. And-tT.e J-
islatui f o-igh't tirrncorporat's one tt t I
Iji refill nts-iwii. ,i IMlilum re Bit'
emphatically a state instituticntj,
siate iteit suo-ci ibiiig (or Bel)l(
ine su.ck. it wou hi men be lha bml
stock in tha world. We need '6,1
fureig i capital which a gceit ' bsMt 1
alone, by the convertibility of it ttsct I
aim us crpnu in inn inaiKets ol L09.
tneye our prostrate condition. .Itj
useless to caicira-e upon a riaiiaiul I
bank, s. long an .Mr. V an Buten jjj,
power, or meii ot kindred p.Wi!e:
and althounh no other local bank wos'J
answer the purpose of a subsiiat
one of ihii ty five millioiis, as propase I
in lip hirfttAil t,i fhu rile if T.. ... ' I
the centre of our foreign and numctrK
exchanges would be to all intents and
purjiiisi s a baxk ok Tifa Unite
Saturday Junutiry. $7.
s Hta-ays avtttng-wanaKen up 1.
most exclusively in consideratms of
the bill graniing pre-emption to set.
tiers on the public lands, which feat'
final I v ordeied to bo engiosed for
third reading by t'ie following volt,
VKAiv M-ssrs, Allen-. Ilenlon, Bro,
Buchanan, Clay, of A'ubuma, Cnthbert. fa). .
tonlluhha'd. King, I.inn, I.nmpk'm, ijir, '
Moo ton, Nicholas, Nilrs, N01 veM,- tm 1
tt'ibinsoii. Sevier, Tipton, Walker, WeWe,
Uhitr, Will am.. WriBln, VonnK-26. V,'
NAYS Messrs. Cjilhonn C:Uy, oT Krntst.
). i;iaton, crutruilen. t)vis, Mrrrrl, I
. .-....., waiT, 011010, i. Indiana, Soulha.il,
Spei-ce. Svif l'J. ,
The S nle llitn, at rear 6 o'clocC p.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVE?. '
ving reports from
GRRAT BANK IN NKW YtiRk.
1 be New Voi k nanera h.-ivi'.r mj
time been ur-rin th tr.m,.;.i. '?,..
talilishlnr i, 1n.1m1m.lU h.nlr : V...
York, by the Lesistalur nfik.t St,-
A jeatouHT of the U. S. Rant f Pnn'.
tyvania, , and a de atra In nufslern !
city of brotherly love -In 4h Mrs nf
commercial irreatneaa ih. kitmn.
lating motives te thiaeMerpiise. Penn-
ConrederacyV whlcli W endured with
F-v '"P0"" tome irflw
aitng motives te tins etterpiise. P
Xvf"'1 IN incorporation or
liiddle's hank. hat Paine.I- an, sdi
Hge wr.lUtf. ,wCt Ktales of
upieii in recei
committees, ami in
Messrs, Morry and Brownsnn nldrs-
, t, . Nwilny January 29--
IN rilESENAIE thd eil'n-.-,.a.,l
bill granting pre-emption to settler on,
the public lands was read a third
time, and the aueslion announret -
from the Chair to be on the passage of
tin-bill. 1 . .
Mr. Wehsfer rose and submit aJ
Ihe reason which would induce him nr '
vote for the bill; after whom Mer .
Nile, Si'vicr. Calhot.n.
Clay, of Kentucky. Clav. of Alahau.:
and Hubbard f.'.JIowid .-ndCOiitifc
ued the deflate till oast four o'clock. '
IN TIIK IIOU.sK OK. RE PRE -
SKN'TATI VKS, the memorial of Joli
Uossand others. D.-lec-ates from I lift
deration on" Mondav last, came untn
order, and was laid on the table, 2
toE6. 4"- . .,
The House thenrtok on the sne-
ial order, being the contested election'
ndin": the amendment .f Mr. Bell
It) the resolution of Mr. Ilronann.
Mr. llroinon resumed 'the flw
. 1 r 1 . a
ui Mel' ncc in nis resolution, and s-.
ganist Cie proposed amend mjtiU ?
After he had closed hi argument,'
Mr. Jenif-r. of Maryland, rose to
adilres the Ilou.'.e, on the other tidef
but oiTered to yield t U floor ifilr
House wi.bed lo take the -question,
Other gentlemen, however, intimatihg
a wish to oil' r some remarks, he pro
ceeded in reply to Messrs. Foster and
Bi ownjoin, '
Mr. U berfson, f Virginia, fol
lowed on the same side. He, content
dedthaf. if the sitting members wert
legally elected to this Congress, there :
had now appeared better claimants
under a new state of fact. HeW
plied, at length to- the arguments -'0
get)ileiien on the ntherVide, and con
tended f.r the right 6f ?JHesrt. Pien
tiss and Word to ilia seat they claim; ,
He was for "adhering strictly lo tht
lex parliament aria it this ae; '
Mr, 11 having -concluded,; .Mfi "" ',.
Legare tookihe floor, aiwl .naked, for'"-
an adjuurnment, , proposing. hetvafter, ,
to address tlie House onon- thelien-f ' J-
ding resolution. .C '. -
of Luisian askedv;
nays upon the queer
for the yea and
linn of adjourninont which were not
didmul, 'V-fyv; ... . .
r An4 me ii"n antoiirr.ed
-,. -J. -f, ZTuelii!f,'Jan.iOt'
JV Seo at. vras"" oicuf &i nt'4V
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