Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, June 23, 1837, Page 2

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated June 23, 1837 Page 2
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V ll 1 I) A V M O It N I N (!, JU N 11 20. STATH (UINVH.VI'ION. Upon tuiisiilcintiuil lilt! siiju (if lilt! tlntc? mill ttliei i it it tl . I ion w nil fneuils nf tin; (nine, llii: iiinlriii)iicil halt! deemed i( pnpcr In call Ii Vimc C utii-iiiinii i.l tin; iiiinii( nli of I'm i.iliuii.il Ailiiiiiii.-H .i inn. In ieu , ilit'ii line, ill' lint pie- Mill llllplllllllt Hill MlltC III' till' Cllllllliy, III' till! ill i'-.uil t m i linns wIik Ii me in.iilu lu iiii.ilc.nl mill ill cciie llin people n.i In lliu it 1 1 u t iiu.-c ji nf itcciil ricul? iiml in ) . 1 1 . i 1 1 1 ; 1 1 1 puwci in llu li.tml- of mi'ii who li.nc. Iiy mi iilnuf ill' puvt 1 1' iiml n dune. p. Mil nflllf .llllllllilililllM nl' Mlllll .Hill ('Xpl'lieili'O llcsllllll'd llll. ttlllCIIC.l, p.lUllll lliu illllll.-ll I ll' - iiinj;cd llii; Iiii..uicmi, impiiiiid llic ficdil uf the I'uiiiMiy, mill utri u helmed llii' ii.ilimi.il inMMiiy it- H'H'ill llll! llll I fill dl' Ul'lll'l ll lllllNll'IHI'V Ul! tin must c.uucsllj i 1 1 1 1 llii' In i mi ii nl' Vei it mitt tup. pinion nf i Ik Mipieiunri nl I In; Inn-- unci ul u run. siiitiimii.il 4n tititr til linnoily mlmim-liit'il, ulm tilruppuruil In lliu iiif.i?me! iiml pi int'iplcs) nf the idling tlyitasiy, In iihi I I v then- ilclcuali'.-i, a I' J.KASTIHN ntoM i:AC1l TOWN, ill .Vlllll! Cull. ctltioii nl alinilpchei', iiii U I IINKMIV, llic 12h iia or J ui.v n kxt, iii 10 o'clock A. HI , Inina. l.inj 1 1 1 1 s ; 1 1 1 , (!ini' unit inn llii' iippi'.il U made to licciunn ulri hate linn I, ir liiiniipli.iiiily nml Jioituinbli' iii.iiiit.iiiiMlll.ru- piinciples mill political inliHihv. iif;nint llie cninhiiicd tissnalis- nl' powci (inil iiillui'iiri' limn ul. in, ul nml nf 7ciiloti.s nml un tile oiponi ill.i mutiny im : in cm Ii imoii it is- nrffj-.-u-ly fin' Hi" only to Miesl lluil now, when lliu wave nf political icioltiiioii mill ii-lunn is iihendy hcj-in. llin'' to nirepoitt llic nation, tlio honor, lliu icn iilaliim nml tint inteic-l nf Vi'imuiit, nil iluii.iml nf fill) llCllll.lll to iJll lilt (III I I IV IllOIUfltl' .Hill Wl'll Wheeled uclion. NILTOX llltOirjS'A j v mi.i.mi, i state OlllilX SMI't ll, I Cum. Juiii! Siii sa7. j:, ji. piijwj'is's, J -GRAND ISIjH COr.VI'V WHIG (JON VHNTION. The opponents nf I lit! present National A ( 1 1 1 1 1 n i I r n 1 1 1 1 nml tho "Kxpcriment," in Grand Isle County, mo ropcut fully iiiviImI In ntlend in Cunvoiil'ion nl llii) Cunt I lou?u ill North Hum, on Wednesday llio li!ili ilny of. Inly,;';. I). l;;57.nt ono o'clock P. M. lor lliu purpose of M-lucl iny mid pru n;iil my lo lite Fret men of llie Comity, miiabli; canilnliito lo represent llio County in tliu Senate ol this Si ai t-, for tliu ensuing political year, cveiy toun in llio (Jointly is curiiL'.-l ly M)liL'iti.'(l to In 1 1 1 ) I y represented. Jiy order of lliu County Coininillco. It eccms tliot the t-poil.- party in tins ttntc nru nl thi'ir old tricks nain, and nru Iryiiijr miotlicr tiuion. I laving failed in llio til- t pled union with tliu Vhis, lliuy arc now aiteinptint; tliu i-nine thin"; with the Antimogon?, for the purposo of putting own the " rascally oppiisitiun." To ac complish this they propoa'j to ruh out the old Jackson party, and brijin onuw to erect n new "platform," broad enough for Barber, Flint, and every oilier man that liungcrcth and thirtieth for ollice, ivithoiit regard to measures or totmor parly dt.-tinc-tlons In pursuance, ol iio vii.'ws, a htale convention was held a Moutpclicr on Wnluotlay lat-t in mako n iioiniiialiuu .-uited to tliu cincruiiiiL'v, and to iniluctrin- nio th! new convent--. Tins loca.-ure does not however, meet llio entire approbation iCi7ic parly. The Icmlnre prolet naiiisl iieinif Ibtis uncurcinnuioii'ly "e.'pniied." Accordingly the rliairntitn of tin; niato euinmitlee has called rinlur" conveniinn in meet at Monlpelier on W'oduoilay ncxl. As this is exclusively a Inuii'y alliur, uo do not purpose to meddle wnh n, noy larther linii to million our Ii muds anim-l beinj; itnpn.-ed upon by the buiuhuy. J!y the foL lowing correspondence, w hich we find in t lio Hollows Falls Journal, it will be s-een that the measure is very ju.-tly appreciated. Air. Gibson's bcnsible letter will couunand (ho allention of every reader. limululpli, ftlav i'Oili, S:!7. John fJmsnN, F.sit. Sir : A iimnlivr of Urin.ii'iaiu, Imili Anliin.i. Fonic ami Jiu k-uniiiii. 1 i.i v in- Ii nl .in intri iuw mill lakcn nun coiisiili iMtiiin t lit iluiilcil i-itiniliiiii of lliu iIoiik in nf Vri I'liinl, the impoi limcu o'.i mi. ion of polii'j anil liaiinony nf ariiuii, in inn' iijinl 0V fill' llllllll'S.-l,1 Mill lll'lhij I i IIII'. Tim dhiriiin iii)Ciilii lu n lo li(t ininu in iii.mnrr llnin in tnatlci', .mil, t .1 ('niiMilu).iliiiii of nil lliu Di iniii'i.tliu fliniKlli nflliii. niitci' an nlijcri uniilij of lliu Iwvl i xcilhnin nf fiery liii'iii! of iijn.il iilni, we pto. pni-e for Jinn' i niirlilrialiiiii, lliu fulluwin int'llmd illlinj! a .Slate ('unienliiiii. I. el lite milieu fur a Sl.ili! Coiiifiitinn buMnneil liv, fn.m four in eialil leading anil uell Kmmii 1 ) i 1 1 . r . i . 1 1 r-, I'miiii enili ' tin I in llin .Suite, ali'int nnu li.ilf Antiiii.icunic, nml lliu utlii'i- linlf J.H ItMini.ui, Ih in.ici.iir, Ami nlnl.-t uc call Mini-nlleitlinn In llin iinpm iiml nli. Ji'd, ue ark sipiniili.tliiiii for pl.ii'hi" m.iii ii.hiim in .1 not in' iiltieli ltall in nili-lnnie, lie' n.i fulloiir, mill io eel fully iiqiii'nt an luifiur a muti ad inailie "A'DKMOCKATICSTATT. CONVU.VriON. r- II. I. bu linlileii at ll State llnu-e in Mumpi! tier, lliu d.i nf.liuie nest, al KlnVlm K in lite (iirennoii ; ami all Deiuini'.iN uliuilnr lii'telof nu kiiuuit by ilin appell.uion of Auiiin.ininii!, or ,l.n k K'Hii.iii, ulm aie pniriiiallv oppuMil In n'l'tel m. riptii: anil arii-loctalie.il inumipolien, aie tr.-pii l fully i(iitetei lo inci'l in llien n'leial eniinni'r. tnul imi in, lor lliu puipo-e of eli elinn ji,. nl UI,,,. ,,.. 't; I li'H limn eai li toun in die .Sl.ilu In aileitil t.ml conveiiiion.' 1). I'. Thompson, .SA.MOr.l. II AKN, I). liOVIIK.N, O. II .Smi iii, M A tlTIN l'l.l.NT, A. Watkii.ma.n, J. 'I'. HI A 1161 UN, (J. Itl.OlKiU'lT. (intfioii, June Silt, 1S.17. Hon, M a h i i n I'i.int, linmlolpli : Kir, A fniiiiiiiiiiiciiiiiiii limn miii nml I). I', TlioinpKiii, S.iumel IMaiiu, I), lloideu, O, 11 . Himili, A i ami, ill U'aieiinaii, J T. Al at stmt ami (Jiiliiii liluilel, d Hetl .May "(lib, Ii, is jni couiu to liaml, after smi.e delay, whii It itntrl apolnie for my nnl .iiiNui iini; il sooner. I am ieitiesleil In diiccl niy aiituei- in jnii, i.nii beiii" nime pat lii'itl irly ai (pi.unlrtl ivith jour Honor, lli.iu eilherol llieolh'i lieiilleineii, 1 nailily inmplv ill lll.it lopicl, .ir. I inn-1 pay in ion, I wiv iitiiib ie"icl llic vimue jon U.xsn now taken, fur il is in my uiinii inn iitcoiisiftciil lor mo liatdly in hebtie," I'm' in IsnULiini win lliu huh arlliii mail in the Slate, hi pi, leiilmi; Hie clccliun ol a Jackson (iuieinnr liv opp' titi die coalition of mo political pallid i.n.l c.dliii" on all lliu wliii;ii fnot J.icksuitnicii,) who ivne w oh us in principle, tu j;iie ilieir ftillia. lies wnh llie deriiocraliu Anlnna.mn, in f,,uir f i.ipt.il liilitH, and lliey I e,-oiiileil lu llie rail, with Jlie eM'i ptioti of ilio Miisoniu Aiislnt'iulic piniinn of lint wlii, iilio inrneil llicinelves into the J.nk. son pm I), iibeip iiiihi of litem now iiinain, wln lip.ii' the n.iiiiiiof Hciiiuriiits ; bat i lie Aiilimafan wilb the mort paliiouepait of llin 'liis, achiuietl n mo, l (ilotirni.4 mini ph, nml wilb ihe help of limn' liohlu iiiiinlcd men, lliey can led lliu rjiaie in ilieii I'li'clions nciy je.ir since. 'I'lin saiiic slale nlliet is nru iimiiiualioii at ibiii lime. Now, Sir, Inm ran oti call on (iiii inn oilier Dtmocintic Aiitiiii.i.uiis llllll'M'll mil' pi ilH'illl'.i, ullllll Mill li.nc lll'l t'toloi c i mi nnniliilly lirlniili.'.l in I nun iiiiiini", of IS;!!!,' ill unit 5, iiml limv nun It Innei' I mil mil utile In n.i)) mm In Miipnt llie ei pally Ilit'ii we li.iie mi iii.iny lin.e.i InM council inuuiher In men'iiine ? (), lotifuleni'y wlteie Ii.iM I hmi llctl ! Vim M lliu ileiinii'iiilH iil'llil," Si. no aie in n ilniileil -ilii.iliiin. I iiiliiiil it. "iiii f.iy llie (liu-imi i iiime in 'in. in ih hi in in.iliei ," I tin mil iiilaiit llii?, Iiii .iii-u lliu ileinoi'iai'i lluil 1 Mipuil U a fnt'i iiiiii'iil in lliu Ii.iiiiN of lite people, nml n jjoici iiiiii'iil lli.il will In, if lliu loiii! of lliu peoplu llnoii'jli llirir i epi i- M'liiniliu.i, 'I Iiii ii ilenioci ,icj o die old i-el I, lint tliu ili'iiiiH'i'.iiy (.ft I'l l-ti I d.ite Miipnit a puM'in ini'iH nl Derpott'in, in' Mir ill, it ili-iiniik lite Miice uf lliu p oplu llii ( i llteir I epi e.enl.H iiw, ami I'M'i ri.-i'H lliu etti pout'i', by tliu l'.st i titiiu Inking lite wlinle "ie."iininlilii" uiinii hiiii-i'lf: llteie. fine lite ilni-loil iittpi'.iiii lu n.e to l.e ininu in "in. liter llt.iu in lii.iiiiiei ,'' uliliii M'p.nali'i ilni'i' lit. tl In ai lliu naniu ol Ii 'i it i iiin ; lint jini w i-li Inr a i iiii.iij'iI llien, oi a coalitloii, iik ali-iiul ,n lliu one we oppopi'il nl IS!!!!. Sir, yon c iii mi utuiu itiii i' lliu iinrii nl w iilt lliu itiiitli'i n ili'inoi'i'.it.i, lli.tii titt i .iit ilium lliu i Ini-li.iil lellion wiili wniliipiii ol iiluli, in iHiliin.i.ininy with ni.i.njiii . Vint .t) Mtti i l.li a iiulii-e I'm' a .Si. He Coiim iiiIuii nii;iieil by Drniorr.itu, ilieilti'i' , liui inniii', or Jaik-oniain (mil wliius,) iilnt in u pi. it Hi', illy oppo-eil In M' eiel mt'ic! it a and an.-ioi ialti: tiiiniupuliei. tVmv, Sir, bun' ii il wilb 1 1 1 , i - l''iit'iii,iiiiin mi I It wliuiti I Iiml oiii ninif I'otipleil in jutif iiiIiIii'-h In Hie.' II. ill' llii'l ll en pi lulu ally oppo-eil In n't'iit mi. t:Jo: if ? 1 1 mi' tltev iimuiiit ed ilieir in.oonii f If hi il ii will, but I bale mil been aw.iio nl lli.it l.iei; puili.ipi 1 1 1 v bate iippn.-eil lle in tiiui'i' of hold ing tlioM! nn'ieni !'. Hut O! tliu in. itlei ,' lli n poi miniH 'mailer,' 1 fear let links bibiinl, uliiili ou anil I may li.iiu tu I'unienil uhIi hjiiiu fuiiiie ilay, loll, .Vir, il'voii cm it'll your nav t'lear In linn a pnlhe'.il MH..CIM'!, llien 1 li.iiu only lo mi lb. tl ion li.iiu been a mail wliuiti I Ii.im; t:,-ti i ineil for I'un.i.i leney nml inteiili, italil tliu iieeplion of Miur emiiiiiiiiiicilimi. I'm if I do not new llitni lumber !n 'in. inner niir ui.it ei,' iimiiii' lionm- line, ion tnti-t paiilnn nil tlnut (ijlileiliii'.-.-'.iiutl esctt-e my ijiiuiuni'i.'of tint neiv liltt lli.it you ami Mr li.u bei' It lie ili-.-iiiieii il. I lllil-t mm! Mitnelllin,' ninte eniii'iii lb. in I li.iii'jel, tu ill ii iv me nnu the tliitnt ul'"liiuinli fur J:n Urun, or linn ic.hie of Van I'll nniciii'" Vuni.- inocL u.-peei In Hi , .IOIl, (illLSON. I lun. Maui IS I'i.int. nml mlii-u. I'i.ouiiia. (Jen. JusMip i-ays tlio war is ended. O.'eola stiy.s it is nut ended. AITAIUS Ol'' TI'XAS. Nolw'ith.-taiidiiiir tin: Miiootb account of publii: iiU'.iits eoutaiiK d in lliu inei-.-aL'o nf I In1 illustrioiiM S iiiiuel I loiislon to lite lioiimablu I.e'i.'-latutu ol'lhu leliOM tied Republic of Tu.v as, the most lucent aeeotinls from lh.it i.'diih try pre.-eiil the eoiiilitinii (,!' things there in no very favoiablu li''ht. It is now nearly two years miicu the war of 1 e.vtin intlepeiiilenei' was coininunucil : and dnriiiir all that time lliu prosperity, wuallb and well humif of that coiintrv havu buuu station ary, il not ielro"raili!. A "-real aoioiint of properly was du-liovud iliirin llio Mcminiii i ovation, and lliu eon si a nl sl.it e of excitement, in which the Million, have been kept for two Vf-ars past, has pi evented them from aitplviii'' theniM'lvcs with inucli dillieneu to lite mdiii ary roulinu of every day iiitlu-lry. Ilenuo is tloil llii! countr.v ia ilut-litutu of provision and of clolliiitir; and eeiy necessary ol'ltfu is ilillicull lo lie iiuu ami is Ileal al prices enor mously litfib. It is true we have hoard a ileal deal about tliu va.-t number ufoniii: rants 'hat have pacd into the coiintrv ; I. ill it is to bn reeollccleil thai tliu friends of Te.x.is are ury apt lo sue iloub'e, anil many to lliuio, in nil thai relate to the iner.ns of llial coiintrv, seem In po.-ses; still .-tioni'ur powers ii iiiit1tiili( utioii. All who have umi;;r:ite! lo Texas', have been earo folly chronicled, but no registry has been kepi ofthosu who have left the country. The pop. illation now is probably about the same il was two yeais aijo, but the changes llial liavu la ken place have not been In llio ailvanla'o i the now republic Such of lliu eilieiis, jiuiiur- ally spuakiny, as had either property or a spirit of iml.-liv, have ilc-ertud a land, plundered alike by trie nil- ami foes, and have sought onl situations where industry is inoru icscclablo and heller icwarded. Their place has been supplied by a set of volunteering vagabonds, llic H'lini and ofl'.scouriu of New Orleans- and the Sooth, who compose what is called the iirniv ol Texas. Tlits.iroiv tit e llin real lords' of the country. and if the oi io'utal settlers have Mieccodcd i shiikinir oll'tho Mexican yoke, limy have sol jeeted ll.euisulvi's lo the arhitary cmittol of an armed rabble, wlioni lliey will nut Iiml it ery easy to icl rid of. Tl.o moderation with which thes-e voltin. leers have hitherto acted, coti-ideriii who and what they are, is rather remarkable, lint llteieare oi nleiit si'iis that a crisis approach iitI. The ciii!iiiiaiiilui! oenural, uiiablo In pre. sei vu anv authority, hits been ohli.'fd in ie. sine Ins erieioaiitl Onnoftlin (Jnlnitels has liuen mtirilereil in bis tent ; and tlpi aiuiy ha forced tbu yoveiitinent to close tbuhtud ullte lest speculators iniirht improve the opporluni ly In til a preference over tin; sobliurs. 1 1 i I'Vii.'cnl eniioyh Ihat should ibu Texans sue lettl in ui.iiiit.iiiimir tbeniseUus :i . 1 1 1 1 -1 tin MeMcans. lbo-e laml speculalors in ibu United Slates, who Haltered lliem-elves Willi niakui fortunes by Tt xas lauds, ivill he oruviniisly disappointed. I.y a law passed at Ibu last session ol the i e.ao (.oiijire.-.i, pursuits not icstdti'ii; in Ihc coutilry are iiteapacialed lioin Inililini' lands in it ; and ihutwli I'rusidenl 1 Inn-toil, Willi :iu ( ) e lo the interests of hi American friends, has ituuinmcnilfd lint iu ii'iil ul thai law, ihoaimv neier will cousetil loil. They pos-css all llie power, anil I hey are (leleinitued to have all the lauds and all llio prupuilv. Tber plunder on their own book; tbuv have im idea ofbci'i'' madu cals paws for oilier peode. We publish iu another column u heiiri thrillini' nariuiive of llie iranic scenu of Datle's bank; with the Indians iu Dec. I Ii is indeed a mournful siory, which eanini' bu read without painful rcrols, that much unhio bin ml should be Hied for to ig noble a cniis-e. lltil when we turn limn tin soldiers jirnve nml bis snrniwino; iclaliv to enquire why a mere haiidliil of onllani men were left, unaided for iiioiiiIh and tnnii! lis In contend iiiiiupI the savai'i: hurtles uf Florida, wucau baldly tepress our initio, nation al the miserable pusillanimous con duct of tbu ,'overninniii. Mum I hint a year previous lo litis event was thu War Ik'pnrtiii'Mii notified of I ho hostile intentions of the Indians, mid called upon to re-iuforre the Million, lu three dillereiil comiiiiitii caln. us on the subject were those facts dis tinctly Muted and nroetl upon tbu proper department by the ollieer in command, wilb the assurance that unless immediate steps were laken, llio consequences which have followed winilil be iiieviiuhlc. Hut lliu ad. iiiiuisl nil ion were loo busy with llio "cur- reucy," the presidenlial elet'iiou, and I In Ir , crosses llio I'alls in day sui t l, thus poll spoils, in link about Intlimis i r re'nii! Hie niiio up (no ud heluw u Tbu water Uivcb of thur couutryiiieu. This m lecl tins rust its a river nf blood, and millions; nf money In carry un an Indian war, which, it ipputirs by the la-t accounlti, is not ended I. Mit. Ki'Auv i I'eiiii one of tlmso who were actively ononued in rivinir iinlicn that James C liirney, K-q. would address the people of this place on Thursday thu I nib insl., on the subject of Hhivery, allow !throii!iii y mi r )niper In npoloifizi! for lliu disappoiuluient, hv snyui", that u -lid- nnl nnrxpecied call to the city of New York, (un business too important to admit of delay) was llio occasion of his; nut online, to 5iirlino.toii, as he expected. Ihtrlingtnn, Junr '.'il, I0U7. J. Mr. llrvsKV, a dt-tiiifinished Wliig Rep re.-euliiiive Ironi Hie ciiy oi I'liiiaiieipnia. thus spoke iu CnnjjrOM in January, 10.il: "Sir. the proj 'Cl of llie Rcereliiry of llie I'reastiry nsionisliei tin; it has a-lonished thf eouu'ry. ll is here that wo Inn) a prcrrnant source of tlio present aoiiy it is the clearly avowed de-iun in nruiij, a Recniid lime, upon this laud the curso ol an tinreiilalcil, mmmlroUnl Stale bnnic piper currency, wo nru iiaiu io see uio tntiiii.i. which already, in llie course ol tlio present cctittirv. lias passed lielnre us, nnnc'oseu in ruin. If the project shall be successful, we are nnain lu see Hie paper un-siles siiniiiiui.' very direction t ii r oi i ix ii the country a deranneiueni of all values a deprecmled urcnlaiinn a siispen-iou nf specie pay men's ihen a further extension of Hie same detestable paper a slill orcaler do prectr.'ion. wnh lailures ol traders and tail ures of banks in lis train lo arrive al hi-l at the same point from winch we departed in 1III7. ShIVt me In recall lu the recid- 'C.lp'ii of the lliitts,' a i'cw more of the slri inir events nf that day. The first Hank nl llio Uui'ed SJtate-i expired iu March, Hill. lietweeu the 1st of .launary. Hill, and Ihe close ol Ihe year Iiii I. more than one bun dred new banks were established, to sup ply tins inure uniform mill betlnr currency I' or len minimis of capital enl cd in by I hat bank, iwi nlv millions uf capital, fo culled, were nive-icd in these, lu !hu place ol live and a half uuPioits, alintit the iiinmuit of circulation in notes ol that bank withdrawn, twenty t wo million- were pti-hed mil. Then 'ante a sti-pcusion nl specie paytneti's, in ii'ni-l mid Sep' ember KIM. A- an im mediate eniis' (ptence of this suspension, the ircnl.ition ol the country, in tlio course oi fifteen mouths, increased fifty per cent., or from fitrtv-five lo sixlv-ciohi millions ol mid llie fruit ol ibis wioi'c uniform currency was I hi' lailuro ol itiiiuti'.eratile tiader.s. int'chanies, ami even limners; ol ino hundred mid .-iMy-live bank-', witii capitals atniiuiiiiuii In thirty millions o! did. bus; anil a In-.- tu the United hi ale.- alnuo. in lite iieoulialiim ol her loans, ami iu the receipt of batikiiipL paper, to an auinuut exeeediuo four millions of dollars. NOVHT, INSTANCi: or Olil'lJAVITV At ibeteiio nl llie Citiniy Court Inr this Coiiuiy, wbieli elu-eil its ses-tnn on the I Oi Ii in-it., .1 utlif Redfii'ld pr.sidinii, ti tiial Inr rape wa- bad, winch Inr the credit of humanity we believe lo be almost with out a parallel in the histrnv of cruuinal ju- n.-priidence. James I.. Dust l ixotini, was, indicied. fir.-l. for an ii-miuIi, with lu tein to tavi-li, and s c liv, Inr a rape illenetl In havii'beoti ciitumitled upon llie bully of one Martha Jane Dn-lin, In-, own daii'ihler. a "irl now mil v If) years nf nie. On the suites! ion of Hie Court nun by coiisfiit of Hie Counsel Inr the re-pniident. llio I wo indictments were consolidated, mi iis lu lie tried by llie same Jury. The ci-n came nu fur trial nu Saturday iniirnmn, .Mr C.ihonn, Slnlo- AHoriiev ol Cnlediiina ctiuntv. fiooiisel for llie Slate, nod Mr. Uell on the part of the respondent. The testimony tended In show in sub-lance re pented tiitoiiipts on tin; part of the re-pun-dent In perpelrate the horrid iifi'enee ih niiitrli the ..piiee nf more than a year mid I he fust ciin-utnniioii of Ins dark do. sioiinot linn' hO'oroiiis arrest, in reurnnry 1st. After iiri'uin' iit. Hie case was bridly slimmed up by lite Court In Hie Jury, who nlier one boor's cm-iibation. (oiiuil ihe prisoner ,'inlly upon both indicmen'.s. He was sentenced bv I In1 Court, on thu indict meiii for rape, lo ten years imprisonment iu ihe Stales prison, llio extern of punish ment alllowed by law. Js'urtk Htm: CKHAT FLOOD AT II A lHMO UK. 1! A I.TIM nit I'.. Juno I."), l.a-l i'veiiiui about -ix n chick, our ei'y was btiddeiily enveloped in a dink and In u v v cloud, which portended and anjiry -toim, and rendered "darkness vi-ible" Inriir bebiri' Hie sun set. Uam houn coin llieoced lallitie. it ml cnilllitueil in idelllllnl slmwer- llll about 7 o'clock, when Hie sinriu abated, and every lluuir iiubcaied a culm ami pleasaul uiiiht. About 0 o'clock aiiollier cloud iiiado Us appearance iu Hit Noiibwi'd, accompanied bv ivn) il.i -1 1 of liolituiu, ami peal tiller peal uf ihuttdor I hat almost shook I he eaiili in its- centre, Al a Im In past 0 o'clock, a lorriliu bla'.e n hohininil lioliied up the adjiicenl ciiuiitry, which in a lew seconds was Inliowod by crash of thunder winch shook the firmest fabric nf she city. Such a peal such a erah, we do mil believe ever burst upon Hie ems of an nsloiu-heil people, Thounh, from , ihe liuie I lint elapsed between the 11 u-li ol Jii'liluiii'' tun! the liursini'' ol Ihe HiuneVr brll, we were led lo slippnsO thai ll was distant, the cone iis'.-iou of the elements was dmadlully terrific, anil was of itself quito sulllClenl lo remind one ol the oiler let lilo ness anil nnpoleiiev uf man. Willi tin shock oflbiiuder. Hie lain, which bad for merly lalleu iu copious showers, burst from the heavens in lurreuis, and continued lo fall as if in oiii- iiilnriuinaulc cascade, till past otto o'clock iu lliu nmriiiiii;, when the si renin called Jonen'iJ Fall-', winch tuns 1 1 1 r 1 1 1 1 i 1 1 tin; city iu a northern and soul hern direct ion became swollen to its banks, and was soon mnilcn il incipiiblo nf reiaininu its boiiudarie-. The several hridoes that eiiissed it, in llie neiohborhood nl the city were sonn earned away by ihe force uf the waters aided by luioe quantities nf drift wiiuil, Ihe f'iaiuonts of dislodged hiiildlli-, iv.e.. all of which, belli'' (orced down the slroain, broiiL'hi up ii rn m-t the bridge that

buret 1'iuiii its baulis, and tcokui"; vent in Ibu lowlands, immediately iiiuiidiild ell1 Ibntsrclinn nf Ihe city known by tin; up pellaltun of I ho "Meadows " .Such was Ihe darkness ol'thn iiiohl, the lateness of thu hour, mid fo llll I o was n calaunly vu dreadful dreamed nf, and so sudden ihe inundation, thai few were allor iled lime for esiipe: and the consequence ivtH'he sacrifice of many lives a cninplele list uf which may never be obtained. At tins moment we tiro not enabled to jni ittlo a full detail nf thu dreadful cmiscqtieuce.s of this inundation ; and. for a full account, must wuiL for furl her developeineiils. At present wu can only givu the lolluwiii" particular-. : Mr. Christopher Wetst. sextnn tu the Rev. Mr. llmsperd's cburrli. loirelher with Ins wile ami three children, were drowned. Ilts family resided at the corner ul Unlit- day and Sarntona si reel", next door to the church tu which llie unlortunate Wi hi ii'ii- sexton. Alier the waler bad stibsi led, Mr. Weist was found drowned in his bud. with two nf his children in his arms; the wife was in another bed claspiuir her infant In her bosoin. From these fuels it j evident thai the dwolliu;; of poor Wei-t was inundated ny an lu.-iauirincoiis rusu of water carrying thu wbolu family to the tomb. Mrs. Catherine Donnelly, nu Irish wo man, residniii at the corner nf Gay and Cehlm slreuls, was droivneil, ami her budy has been recovered. Her husband I-' ini-s un', anil is supposed to have been carried down si roam and drowned. A ma ti named Duuiiheriy was drowned it the coiner of Concord and walorslreels. A family uf colored people, in street wns also drowned. lu addtiioii to thu loss of lives already c nuinoralci', we are sorry to add, that an infant was found dead in Ibu ttreet near tin! Marsh Market ; it- parents unknown, boi suppii-ed to have shared the samu late ol I be child Mr. Joseph McCann, grocer, corner nl Hollniny and lialh streets, escaped by fjot- liii;; nut nl his hotisu anil InUni"; relume iu n true, lie at first nlteinpledto crossover Finn's bridge, hut findm'' it impossible to do so. fled lo a Iree, where ho found a re treat llll the water receded. Tin' ba-einenl stunes of all the btiildioijs ill 1 Iarrlson street, Ironi fiay to Market, ivere filled with water; and at Hie lower end nl ilarri-on street some of the second stories were inundated. The buildings in Matket street for some hundred yards east and west of Harrison street, were deluged, mid as most of Hietn wetu occupied as .-tores, t he loss of properly in Unit direc l in ii ititisi have been very great Mr. J. liurleit's soap ami candl" inanii fnciory, corner of I'lea-ant ami llollnlay -treet-. had oiolit feet of water in u- first -torv; damage very considerable. The Comer of lia'h ami Holllday slreels waB completely block "d up wilb drill wood Umber, w recks of bui dioos, &e. Mr. White, who keep- a livery stable in Holiday sired, lost about 0-1 lior-c- and ;;() cows, ami bia dial ille.y wns almost all swept a way. M r. Hue's on rriaje repository in Ilnlli day street, near lo S iralona. was inunda ted; 15 carrtanes were destroyed: loss estimated at -J7 000 tc .'i.OUO The Marsh markui was very much in jured, ami ii i r 1 1 1 1 1 1 of its norib win;.' will have to lie rebuilt. Sevetlil ol Ms pillars were earned away, mid many of Ihe stalls and blocks were swept into t lit" basin a' Hie Hint ol'lhe slip, ciiinplclely lilliuir il up. The water on ii dh sides uf the market was from .1 to C) feet high. Cay street. Market sired, and I'ratl street hrtdoes were all partially carried away. 1 It is next to nn;in-sibl(; to form any thino like a correct ('-lunate in relation in Ihe loss thai the city ha- sii-taiiied by ibis un. precedetitcd dtsa-ter. lluin stalks l hroiioh an nnpnsiitr nun irtattt part uf the city, and in I t- excileinelil. The mure we wander around llio scene ol de.-olalion. the inure fully is Hie rum developed. The hear I sicken- at tbu con tenipiatiou of u scene so dreadfu'. We cannot oo 1 1 1 1 all the particular,- beluie Hie departure uf the mail. An intelligent oen ih'iuaii, an old n'Milenl ol Ho city, ulm would nnl be likely to o.aioralo, informs iHibat the lo.-s cannot be less than lieu i (7('oi v of dollars. Wu Humid think that Cstuiiatu rather hirm. HANSOM CLARK, The only surviving soldier engaged in Dade's hattlewith iho Indian's, mi ihL, Oui hleconcbee, nil llio Qliili Dec. 'U5. ha furiiishuil tbu editor of thu liosion 1'os-t with lliu following account of this bloody engagement, mill bis own nuracnloU's pros ervnliou. "Our di'tnchnient, consisting of 1 17 men. under cummaud of Major Daiie, siarieil from lirl lirook. Tmiipn Ray, on the 'J.M of Deci'iuucr, and armed at the scene of action about !i o'clock, mi Iho morning o! the '-'lilh. ll wns on llie edge nl a pond, three miles from llie spot wbeie wo hud bu iHiiicked on the iiiuhl previous. The pond was surrounded by lull guiss, brush. ami small trees. A moment before we were surprised, Mr. Dado said to us "Wo have now got through all danger keep up guild beail, and when wo get to Fort Kin, I'll give you three davs lor Christinas.." Al Ibis lime, we were in a path, ira;l, un the border uf Hie pond, mid the first nnl ice we received of Hie pro-cure of the enemy, was ihe di-charoe ol a rillo by their Chief, as a signal lo cominenee tlio nltaok. The pnnd was on our light mid Iho Indians were scattered round, u :i semicircle, on our left, in the rear, am in advance reaching at Hie I wo latter points lu the i dgo of the pond: but leaving mi opening for our entrance un the path, and a similar opening at tlio other cxirrmi. ly, fur i ho egress of our advanced guard, wh ch Wiis permitted to pass through with out being lireil on, and of course uncon scious uf the mnbiiicade through which lliey bail marched. At thu time nf the attack thisguaid was about a quarter uf a mile iu advance, the niinn body following hi column, two deep. The Chief's rifle was followed by a general discharge from Ins men, and Major Dade, Cunt. Fray.ier, mid Lieut. Mudge, liii'ether with several , nun commission! il i llieers and privates, vvtro bruugbl down by the first volley. Our rear guard had u bix pounder, winch, as soon as possible was; hauled up, and brought In bear upon llio "rniiiul occupied by Iho uii''uii I'liemy, secrded mining the grass. bruh. and trees. Tim discharge of the milium checked mid tnado them fall bnck. fur about, half nn hour. Ahonl twelve nf ih nilvnticcd, and brought iu our woiiniled ami Iho ariiH, leaving the dead. Among the wounded writ Lieut. Mudgo, who was speechless. We set him up aramsl a tree, and be was fsnnd there Iwu months nfler, when (lonernl Cuines sent a detachment to bury the bodies of our sol diers. All bniuH then coiniiii.'ncedHPfow ing up a small triangtihr breastwork ul logs, hut just as we had raised it about I wo feet, the Indians returned and renewed the engagement. A part uf niir troops fought wit Inn the breast-work, anil a part outside. I remained oiiisido nil I received a ball in my right nrm, and attolher near my right temple, which came nut at tin- top uf my head. I next received a shot in my I high, which brought mo down on my side, mid I then got into the hma-twotk. Wo nave them lorly tune discuarges from Ihc can non, and while blading fur llio lifi ielh I he last shot wo had our match went nut. The Indian- clneflv levelled at the men who worked the cannon, lu the iiic.nu liine, the main body uf our t mops ke.H up a gencrnl fire with miiskoiry. The hi'S of Iho enemy inu.-t have been very great, hecniNu wo never 11 rod till we fixed upon our men. hut Ihe cannon wns neces-'nrily find al random, n only two or three Indians appealed together. When the firing comiui.'iiced. Iho advanced guard wheeled, and in returniiiL' to the main body were entirely cut up. The battle In-led till about, four in the afternoon, mid I was about! he Inst nuo who handled u gun. w bile laying on mv side. Al Ihe close. 1 received a .hut in my right soldier, which passed iiiln my lungs tin! blood go-bed out of i it y iiiritili in a stream, and, dropping mv miiikd, I rolled over on my lace. 1 be Indians then entered the breast work, but found not nuo man standing to deleuil it, Thev secured Ihe arm--, iimintiuiiiou. am the cannon, and despatched such of our fallen soldiers as lliey stippo-cd still to lit alive. Tlidr negroes' then came iu to strip the dead. I had bv tins lime some wbal rivived, and a negro who observed that 1 was not dead, lin k up a iiiu-kei ami shot me m Hie top of Iho shoulder, mid I he bail came out at my back. After firing lie said, "There, damn vou, lake thai." II then stripped me uf every thing but my thirl. The enemy then disappeared toihelefi of t he pond, and, through weakness and apprehension. I remained slill till about nine o'clock at night. I then commcnccr crawling un in v knee.- and lei: hand. As I was crawling over the dead. I put my hand on nuo man, whn leu (intercut ironi the re-t be was warm and limber. roused bun up, and found it wa- ); Cnur sey, iin Kngli-hiiian, and Hie son of i lirl'l-h ollher, resltb nl ill Canada. I lob him that it was best Inr us lo attempt ti t ravel as t ho danger appeared to be over nml we might lull in with sumo a-si.-iance. Au he was only wounded in the side and arm, he could walk a lillle. We gut alnnir as well as we could thai night coin llin.-il on till next noun, when on a ri-ing ground, we nli-er veil mi Indian abend, mi huisi.hack. loading Ins r ll . We agreed thai he should gn nu one side nf lite mad and I un the oilier. The Indian inok alier De Ciiursev, anil 1 heard the discharge of bis rifle. This gave me lime lo crawl into a luimmoik, mid hide nway. The Indian soon return, -il, wnh his arms and legs covered wnh blood, having no dmib:, ac cording to custom, cut De Coiirsey In pn ces after bringing him down with hi rifle. The Indian came ruling Ihrnugb ihe brush in ptirsuil nf llio and c pprniicbed wit bin ten feel ; hut gave up the siarcn. I then resumed my mule hack to For' Iironk era wled and limped Ihrnugb the nights and forenoons, und slept in binh during the middle of llio day. w ilh on other nourishment. Hum cold water. I got lo Fort lirook on the evening nf llie filih day; ami iu five months afterwards was dis ehargi d a- a pensioner at eight (lu! In i s per in nn t ti . The doctor attributes my not dy ing nf my wounds, to Ihe eircniu-ianee, that 1 bled a g'cin deal, and did not par lake of any solid loud during ibu live first dav--. Two oilier soldiers by llie name of Thomas and Spragne, al-o eaine in after wards. Although badly wounded. Hoy ascended a tree, and Hois escaped Hie our.. my. on the evening nf the ball In. They joined another expedition, tun months al ier, but botore their wounds weio henled. ami snini du d uf I hem " (!: Un lo the pre.-cnt time, nearly nil Clink's pen-ion Iib-been ab-iubed by the expenses of the meilicnl nllenilmico which his cundiliou requited. Tun Mount Vciisox Faiimkis. Tlio fame of (Jen. Washington as a soldier and stales man is umveisally known and highly admired by till who appreciate lalen's, wiirlh. and love of country ; bill bis ehtnnoier ns u far iner was less known in his day, ami his memory in this respect is not venerated no cording tu Us de-erl. Possessing ainnh) means and Ihe mu.sl ardent love of rural life, he was one of the fir-t experimental and practical fnruiers in Virginia. His es. tale at Mount Vernon consisted of 10.0110 ncres of bind in one body, equal lo about I.") square miles. It was divided into farms nf convenient size, at the distance of'.'. '.1, -1 and n miles from ln mansion hutise. These larins he visiied every day in pleasant weather, nml was euiistanily engaged iu milking expeiments fur Hie improvement of ngricnltiire. Some idea of Ihe extent of his farming operations may be formed from llio follow ing fuels, in 1 7117 ho had 500 acres iu glass sowed COO hii-hcls of oats 700 acics with wheat, nml prepared as much ihoio for corn, barley, pnlalues, beans, pens, iVc, nml 150 with turnips. His sleek consisted of M0 hoisCs, lltl cows. 2:15 working oxen, hoifers mid steers, and 500 sheep. He constantly employed '-'50 hands and kepi 21 ploughs going during tliu whulo year, when Iho oarlh and the stato of thu weather would permit. In 1 711(5, ho slaughtered 1.10 hogs', weighing 111,500, for the uso of his: family, besides provmoim lor his negroes. Silk Culluriit "M"y di!ar,"saul a lady to a little girl, whal is lliu inallor with your mother : " "Shu's gel thu rtbrflimu lover, ma'am." A boinowhat common diburdcr. Fi.uitiDA Col. Cut". DowNisn, of St Augustine, l,ai been elected Delegate lo Cungress Iroin the Territory nl Fi'ddn. A majority uf thu voles of the Terlorv w-ero likewise given in favor of n Stato (iovernuieiii. mid the Governor intends calling n Convention In risouiblc in No veinber next. The Wnmlci in I'iper h,n liiitcletl 23,703 miles llii Cfinlinonl dm ing the I n t four- kmi nml rollecli'tl 27,000, of iihiih lie has "hen 512,000) In cltin ilatilu i tfl Hut nuts ami paid Slo.WH) f(lr Irnvnlliitg cxpemoj leal hijr hini iiiimi.s $000. If so, he is lliu (list "I'onnie Suol" who lias been c.iuidit in n Viuikcu Imp. Connecticut. Tho legislature of Connect!. cul on Friday last, passed a bill abolishing iiiipi i.-iiiiinenl lor debt. It passed Ihe house of Representatives by a vote of Itil lo 15, .T bill to icpeal the charier of llio Stamford bank passed tho house by a voto ol Oi ro Oi. In the Sunalu il was rejected bv thu easting voto of lliu Lieut Governor, thu voto ol the Sconte being yuas 9, nays y, A loll has passed both houses, authorizing on certain conditions, the issue, ul'onn and two dollar lulls, until the first of July HMD. .7 bill has al-o passed, legal izing llio suspetinoii of specie payments by tho banks uf thai stale until July J, 3ri3b with a proviso that they .shall he required to to pay m spuetu whenever thu banks iu Sow York and liostnn do tho same, ''his bill pas. sed tbu llous-o by a vole of 138 lo 51. Jloston J). A'li eitiicc. asiiino Sinks. A Into number of an Ini, glish periodcal, contains a useful article ot; washing silks, from which we copy tbu follow, ing extract : "Lay ihe piece of silk upon a clean hoard ; soap a piece ofll.iniiul wel,and with this rub the silk carululiy and evenly ono way; after having thus cleansed one side of the silk, tako ;i wut sponge ami wash tfl' the soap ; proceed in the same manner in cleanse ihe other side, and then wipe the water oil' of each wilb a clean dry cloth ; after which hang the sill: in the air to dry , do not wring il, NrTl haeg it as singly as possible upon a linen bnre, ami let il dry gradually. When very nearly dry, iron i: with a cool box. in Ibis manner wu la.-t summer washed a slate enloied dross, whii It was so duly wilb the eonlaut wear ol winter, thai wu did not like lo Use il ovuu for linings, without endeavouring to rcmovu some of thu spots, anil wo were tpntu hopeless nf its being fit for any thing except linings even when ,vasbed,hul its brighl ness was complete, ly restored, ils texture was sofler than whim now, and it made a very nicu child's frock. 'John.' said a man to Ins Dutch servant, Go lo Air. Ilobm's bniisn, and loll him that if tbero is any law in lliu land, 1 will prosecute him. Tell him not to bring bis dog here, for thu animal is rabid, and thai if he conies hero iu my aleecneo lo -cold, and bawl, and pick qe.iirii'ls, I will send for Mr. Jams and have Inm lahen care of.' John went and delivered his message 'My uiaslur says that you shan't bring your dug to bis house, for bo is a rabbit ; and if you go there in a bow lo pick squirruls. he will suinl you lo Ibu barber's and laku your hair oft'.' A I! 15 I H 1) . lu (ii'iiiai.i, he 10th hut, by Mr. 1 1 ink lv l',.i. Mr. s.ininiL-1 liigiln, to .Mi-.- llnlil.di It ijmo nl Inn 1 1 ol (it-oiiiii. i i i: i). Al li.illin-.l .Y. Mai 'JDilt, l.s 1" li-abeili lie-.. si , ul lliinlinltiii Vt.. it y il .!) Veils. In liiihiiiiiiil 1 I h in-t, I'.i'ihi.ili wife uf A Ix .1 haul Men dielil, iueil S2je.ii- (i Hindis. In lids loiiu.on ihc Stli in-l, .Iami'.s ,M,ox, l'-i, iiijeil ."7 le.os. In lliu death of this di-iiu-inn-lied imlii itlii.il, lie hate la en ilept iied of mie ol' nut iiin-i xalu.tbli; ciU7.cn.-, and .111 limii.-l 111. 01. Ilu liote In-.-euii.' iiml piuiiictid illness .-0110111 .1 muni, in, icl.iiniiii mini a !' limn- uf lii-wii-.eb lite full piis-.-c-i.ion uf his inciti tl l.icnliit--. lie died as Im 11 id Ineil, 111 pi ace w till (onl innl m..n. 1 1 is I1111c1.1l wa-- a Hi-mini by a lame coni'.iiil -e of Ceilthuis iiml Ii it-ti l-, iiuMoiij! lo inaiiilesi ilieir te.-pici fit lite ch. ti.tcicr ol the (let e fed, .Hid llien' i inpathy fin his Iji'i f.is t-il iiml .-minimi.! lamily rWon l!()u!licur Nil W ME A T MA KKE T. fjnill' Mihsciibcrs having opened a Mi.it JL Maiket, al Mrs. DurUeu's old sland, on Church. St reel, a.-!; Ibu patronage of the ptibhc, as they liilend al leasl, lo try logive salisf.ir tion.lo all Ihosu win) 111.1V bef d'-posed to fa v mt them with Iheir custom Will the ciltzci b ol litirliiigloii and vicinity (who wish to buy Meat.) just give lliciii an oppiirlumiv to ic decni ihuir pludgu. ALKIl I'D I'l'l KIN. DUDLKY i'lTKIN. N. 1!. Oisii paid lor Sheep and Lamb's pelt Farmers having fat Callle, Calves, Hogs. Sheep ami Lambs, me invited local, on tbesubseriber.s. A. k. D. IMTKIN. Im linisloii, Jlllll. C.i. 1 !!.". iih OL' JULY 1770 AJieaulifiil Lngraving ofthe ''Declaraliiiu of liitlcpci.oeiice" continuing a correct likunuss of ail of llie signers, lliu plate is ,10. eniop.iiiieil with a key. by which any person may find out each individual signei, tlio key i accompanied whii each signer'; name. 111 lliu fan similiu of his own hand writing. Thu I'late is now 111 tho Window of thu Variety .Shop. l'AMiiiuiix k. l!i:l.ss;i un. Joon.O.i, SPOOL STANDS. S "11NGLL and DOUIiLL ONLS, for sale at lliu Variety Shop. I'wnnniiN .v imixM in. lay il uko.s and ForUs. 3D V Iho dozen or single J. & J. H. Pi-.ck &. Co. Juno 1. N. E. KU:I. II lids, lioslon N. K. Hum, just lauded, for sa'e bv J. J. 11. l'i;ci; vt Co. SO .Tu oe 9 1 . ILL'S CU.MI'LLTL I'llKCKl'TOK for VJT lliu .(I'c.orile.on.uii an untiio now princi ple, by which a person may learn themselves--, whuthcr they have a knowlcdgu of notes or not. .7lso good luned rosewood .'Jccoideons, much lower than beforu sold. 1 1 is now a good opportunity to got ibis beautiful los'.iu. incut. For sale nl tbu Variety Shop; j'.imi 110 ns fc lini.xs.M.im. June "i. 1 Csisjo lino linglish Straw and Tuscan liouuuls, now opening ami for sale choapbv LATintOI'A- l'OTWIN. June'.'.!, lli,17. aKADYI'LN M.KLItS, I., make a pun j at ono cul. Jusl receiyed at tho Varioly Shup.a few uf the useful and ingenious inHru inenls, ,'Jged prisons can mako I'cnjwilh Ibeui without Spectacles. For nalo at luu Va. ncly Shop. lwanoiw vt lUSS.M.iii)