Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, December 20, 1839, Page 2

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated December 20, 1839 Page 2
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rnn paiisniest", WM. HENRY HARRISON vice rnr.siniiNT. JOHN TYLER. SIGNS OP l'UE TIMES. Tlie pnliticnl "signi nf the times'' nro truly auspicious. Wherever ilic Harris burgh nominations nro received, they nru hailcdby the people at the bright harbinger of success in llio approaching political campaign. Tlio hope, so fully cherished by the supporters of t lie Administration, of dissentions and the iiltiinnte division nftlio Whig parly nn the qnucsiinn of a Presi dential candidate, j' destroyed forever- The Whigs are now untied in. -olid phalanx mid will march with renewed seal and tin. divided front to the bilile field nf "lory and victory. Our opponents may sneer nl the veteran Hero and Statesman, whose name is inscribed tin the Whig banner ihcy may affect contempt for his purity of char, acler, hi sQel crlir); integrity. Ins tried pa triotifin, his undoubted qualification they may throw the malignant shaft of calumny lit Ida fair fame but their efforts will be powerless to stay the swelling tide of pnpu. lar acclamation. Every obstacle, that prevented harmonious opposition to Vfo Burcn and the destructive principles of his administration, lias been removed, and nothing now remains mr tho Whig party but to complete their organisation and give their candidates nn energetic and en. thusiastic support, in order tocn-uretho most triumphant results. Wo consider the stole of New York eafe for a whig majority of at least TEN THOUSAND. Troy Whig. Ml!. CLAY'S LUTTUK, The following is Mr Clay's letter to the llarrisburgh Convention. It breathes the true spirit a' a putrio'. and should tlimu Jatejevery friend of li sjcojntryin the coming contest. AriLAM. SOtbNov. 1039. Gentlemen The public use which has been made nf my name in connection with the office of President of the United Stales furnishes the motive os I trust it will form the apology for this note. Inddress it to you because our common residence in the same elate appears to me to render you tho most appropriate repository and organ of wnat i wisn now to say. The convention at Uarrisburg, to desig nate candidates of the opposition to the present federal ndminist rntion for (he offices of President and Vice President, has been recommended, and the propriety of it has been generally concurred in. by all who agree as to the neco-Mty of a change in thegenoral administration. It appeared to me to bo the best if not the only practi cnble method nf reconciling and uniting those, who coinciding in the general pru: ciple, entertained different views as to the most suitable candidates for these high offices: and I havo accordingly frequently expressed, and now repeal the expression of my conviction of the expediency of our entire ana coiuibi acquiescence in the re-commendatinn-uf thu convention. In the mean limn, appeals directly and indirect ly h ave been made to me by n highly respectable convention hidden in I'ennsyl- vania, and by private individuals to decline giving my consent to the use of mv mime, upon the ground that a distinguished citizen ol the slate ol Ohm is the first choiro of the opposition in Pennsylvania, and in the npininn of that convention would he inon likely to conciliate general support thnn 1 should. I have been also addressed by various rxspec'nbti! anil iniolligoni citizens nf New York, direci'y and indirectly, re. commending rm to decline the contest in behalf of another eminent citizen who has been distingni-hed in both I he military and Civil service of I In: United Stales. While I have been thus urgently, hut reipeclfully approached, numerous p;ivatn citizeiiFBtid public meetings and convention in various parts of the United States, (one of these conventions indeed in Pennsylvania itself) have dnne me the Imnnr to express thcir ennfidence in rno, and to intimate their wishes that I might he Hie opposition candidate for the oflire nf Chief Mngilrale. It is perfectly manifest t hni I ranoot coin ply with all these conflicting opinions and wishes; nor I apprehend, will) any one ol them, without disregarding Hie others. Under these embarrassing circumstances I havo thought it most advisable to leave to the convention at Uarrisburg iho free so. Icclion nfcandido'es. as beingUm nsbembly to which, by common consent, that unpor' taut duty has been relerred : representing as it probably will all parts of the United Slates, bringing together the feelings and views of all, and comparing and weighing the Incal information which it will derive from every portion, it will be most com pctcnt In in like a nomination acceptable tn the great majority of its constituents' That it will be faithful to llin high trust confided to its judgment and patriotism, cannot bo doubled and having a full view of the whole ground, it will he more likely to make a selection agreeable tn the great body nf tho opposition than any separate convention could do, however enlightened and patriotic it may be. Jf the Pennsylva nia convention to which I first alluded, he right in supposing that (he distinguished citizen whom it prefer would ho more likely to be successful than uny other, ho ought to be nominated, and undoubtedly, for that very reason will be nominated by the Harneburg convent ion, should it en tertain tho same opinion. With a just and proper sense nf the high honor of being voluntarily called in the office of President nf the United Stales hy great free and enlightened people, and profoundly grateful to those ofj my fellow citizens who are desirous to see tne placed in (hit exalted ai,d responsible nation J must nevetthelcsi say in entire truth and sincerity . that if the deliberations of the conv'cMitinn shall lead them tn Ihu choice nt another a the candidate of the opposition iar from feeling any discontent, the nom ination will have my best wishes, and to ceivo my cnrdial supdorl. And gentlemen, I hnpn that yon my friends and neighbors will excuse the liberty I lake in expressing to yon my almoin desire, that, discarding all attachments of partiality to me, and guided solely by the motive of rescuing our country from the dangers which now encompass it, you will heartily unite in tho selection of that citizen although it should not be mo, who may appear to be the most likely, by this elec tion, In bring abniii a salutary change in the odminislrotinn of the general govern menl.B change without which we shall be mocked by the forms, and stripped of the substantial benefits of free institutions. Front the tenor of this note. I scarcely need observe llialyou are at perfect liberty to make such use of it asm your discretion may seem proper. I am. wiih high respect, ynur friend and ob'l soiv'l. -If-ned HENRY CLiVY. To General Thomas Metcalfe, General Leslie Coombs and I ho other delegates from Ki nlucky to ihellurrisburg Convuii- tl in." NATIONAL CONVENTION. FmsT Dav. Wednesday, Dec. 4, JR39 At twelve o'clock, the Convention as. ecmblcd in the Lutheran Church, and was culled to order by Mr. Williamson of Pennsylvania, who nominated Mr Hatks of Mas-achusetts. ns chairman pro tern. for the purpose nf organizing the conven tion. On motion Mr Pemiosk and Mr Swift of Pennsylvania, were appointed Secrc lanes pro teni. On mo'ion of Mr Lekjh of Virginia tho list of delegates was called over by the Secretory. The following delegates then presented their credentials and look their scats. MAINE. Messrs- E II Allen. S R Lvman, S Rradley. J Neal, It II Vie, Z Hyde, G Pundlelon. NEW HAMPSHIRE. Messrs. Jas Wilson, S M'iS'eal, J East man G S'cyens. MASSACHUSETTS. Messrs. J C Bales. I) Burnell.P Spraguo R R Hough, J H Duncan, S Hoar, C Hudson, A Loe. H Shaw. G A'hmin. W Lnvering. J Howard, II G 0 Colby, N M Davis. RHODC ISLAND. Messrs. J F Simons, W. Anthony B Diman, G G King. VERMONT. Messrs. W Henry. S II Holley, A B VV Tenny, W P llngs, Q Puine. CONNECTICUT. Messrs. C Dnvies, VV II Boardman. C II Phelps, C Hawley, JnsS Gladding. E C Bacon, E Jackson. J S Peters. NEW YORK. Messrs Chandler Starr. Robt C Nicho las, J A King. B D Sillimau, Dudley Sei dell II C Wcitnnre, J Hnnimnod, Rubi Smith. Jas A Hamilton, P R Liviiig-'ton. II M'Farland, E Fay, E .1 Jenkins, II Hamilton, A Rriggs, S Van Ileus selear, J Knickerbocker, B Blair, H H Ross. S Gilbert. H P Vnorhces. I) Peine C P Kitkland. A L M'Cariy. J Bradly, J ltiis-sol, V Whitney. D White. J Dunn. 1) I) Spencer. A P Granger, J D Ledyard Gil Wood. G V Sacket. II W Taylor, Jno N Dox. I Lacy. P L Tracy, C Tuck er, L F Allen. J Chaiterton. NEW JERSEY. Messrs. Asa Whiiheaii, I) S Gregory. E Marsh, Jno D Hagar, T A Harlwe'l, C Mofliit, R E Horner. DELAWARE. Messrs. Tho. Stockton; T M Rodnev. R Man-field, P F Causey. J Ferries, E Spruaiico, T Wainnght W D Wapples, I) Hazzard PENNSYLVANIA. Messrs. .1 A Shol.e, j Lawrence. Alex. Quinton. F Fialey, Jno Siv ill, I! Badger. V D.irlmginn. E Darlington. .1 Roberts, E T M 'Do well. J A Fisher, W R Morris, C B Penrose, Jno Williain-nn, A O Ca- I i. J.is Merrill. S M Bj relay, C P Mar kle.J Gray, C C Reed, T H Piuierson, David L"uch,jnn Dickey. From t lie 'Mi Congressional district, composed of tho cnunlien of Delaware, Cheior and Lancaster, E C Reigarl ap peared and chinned his sent, T G Hender son also appeared and claimed the tame seat. From the I2ih Congressional district, rompiised of the counties of Adams and Franklin. James Calhoun appeared, and claimed to represent said district. Geo Chambers also appeared and claimed the said seat. From llio 17th Congressional district. composed ol the counties nl Su-nuhaniia. llradlord. Poller, and Mkenu, Muses J ' " ' i i " , " " T" sain nisiriei. I'.ilwar.l Uverton also :ip peared and claimed to represent said dis- trie. Whereupon Mr Robeits of Penn. moved , that n Committee of five delegates from other States tbun Peon, be appointed to whom the cuses of tho ontosied doln gales from Pennsylvania bo referred. Mr Williamson of Penn. moved to amend that motion by striking out and inserting that l he cases nf disputed seats in the delegation from Pennsylvania be referred to said delegation, Mr Sprnguo of Mass. ihPn moved that the said inotion together Willi I lie amend ment, ho I tt id on thu tnble and that the Sec. proceed with the call of Hie slates. Which iui inn prevailed and the Secy, proceeded with the call, MARYLAND. Messrs R Johnson, J L Kerr. J M Goboroiigh, R W Bowie, G Howard, A Alexander, Jas Mnnres. VIRGINIA Jffssrs B W Leigh, J Barbour, J W Pregan. W S Archer. E Chamber. Jnliu Tyler, W Nowlon.J B Harvey I A Coles J Green. John Janney. II Berry, A Wnlur man, B G U'lldwin, J Ediugion. NORTH CAROLINA. Messrs Jno. Owen. C R Kinnev, VV VV Chery. F J Hill, VV II Bulllo. J i Kelly, II VV Miller, N M Roan. I Burns. T A AHison, B S Uoithcr, VV F Davidson. KENTUCKY. Messrs Tho Metcalfe. LCombi, M Key W Preston, J Shelby, J Price, D Banks, Andrews. 0 M Clay. OHIO, Messrs .1 Burnett, N G Pendleton, J Johnson, W A Roger,s. A VV Rogers, VV S Murphy, A 'Poland. J M Creed. I Bel knap, E Cutter, B S Cowun.C T Sherman C Premiss, T Bronson, II Green, J S Lacy, B Betitly. INDIANA. Messrs. D McGoire, J It Mendcnhall, Clarke, J Pcrrv. E M Huntington. LOUISIANA. G M Graham. MISSISSIPPI. Messrs T C Tnpper, A S Perkins. MISSOURI. Mcb ii W H Rusi I Logan HunKon. ILLINOIS. Messrs G VV Ralph, VV S Newbury.W B Warren. ' ALABAMA. Mrsrs. II VV II tl ard, VV H Fleming, W II Smith. MICHIGAN. Messrs. G.C-Bates, T J Drake, DS Bacon. Tennessee, South Carolina, Georgia, and Arkansas, not represented. On moiion of Mr Spiague, of Jlass. a committee was oppointed consisting of Llio member Irorneach State, In uominnte officers for (he permanent organization of tho Convention. The follrwing names were announced by the chair as the committee. Massachusetts P Spraguc. Maine E II Allen New Hamnshire James Wilson. Vermont VV Henry. Rhode I.land-G A'King. Connecticut 0 Davis. New York C Star. New Jersey A Whitehead. Delaware W 1) Wapples. Pennsylvania--J A Shuize. Maryland R Johnson. Virginia W B Leigh. North Carolina John Owen. Ohio N G Pendleton, Indiana D M'Gutre. Illinois W K Warren, Michigan J C Bales. Mississippi T B Topper. M .,, v H Rus-ell. Kentucky--L Combs. L"ti'siunn--G M Grnhome. Alabama A W Hilhard. Mr Johnson, of Ohio, moved that the Convention be opened with prayer each morning, by the clergymen of the different denomination, in the cily of llarrisburgh. Laid on the table, till I lie Convention "be permanently organized. On motion, adjourned, till ten o'cluck to morow morning. SECOND DAY. Thursday Dec. 5. 1039. Pursuant to adjournment the Conven tion met. The Rev. Mr Spreecher, officiating clergyman of the Lutheran Church, offer, ed up to Almighty God, a most fervent prayer lor His blessing on the Convention our country, and the world. The following additional delegates ap peared .-. Ohio, Dr Cyrus Fanlconor. New York Henry II. Ross. Virginia, William C Mosoley. Fesius Dickinson. Mississippi, Anderson Miller, Norlh Carolina. J C Washington. Maryland, W Price. J B Lerr. Co. Dickey, of Pennsylvania, annnunc ed that the Pennsylvania delegation had agreed that all the clanrantsof seals from this Slate ought to be admitted, and moved that the journal of yesterday be corrected accordingly, which was agreed to. Mr Sprogue of Massachusetts, from the Committer; to nominate officers, made the following report, which was agreed to President. Gov. JAMES BARBOUR, of Virginia. Vice Presidents, Gov. John S Peters nf Connecticut, Gov J A Rhu'zo, of Pennsylvania. Gov. David IJnz.ird. of Delaware. Gov George Howard of Maryland, Gov John Tyler, ol Virginia. Gov John Owen of North Carolina, Gov Tliomns Melcnlf.if Kentucky, P R Livingston of New York. Jacob Burnett, of Ohio. I-aae Bales nf Massachusetts. Jnmesi Wilson of New Hampshire, E M lliiminglon of Indiana Ephraiin Marsh of New Jersey. Secretaries, Charles B Penrose of Pennsylvania, G W Ralph of Illinois. S R Laman of Maine. C Pume of Vermont, On taking the chair, Gov. Barbour made one of the most eloquent addresses ever listened to. Mr Graham, of Louisiana, said that Idler from the Stale of Arkansas, author I i.'ii mm reiiiiesiing 100 JJeiegates irom 1 Louisiana to eai tho vote nl' ArtmuiK f,,P candidates fur President and Vice Pre.si. dent had been received, winch he moved hould bo read. He said he was glad to liml liy tho letter thoi I lie Stale nf Arkan sas wns about moving forward in the cause of i he couniry, and breaking from Hie shackles ol Benton & Co. by whom it had ueeu neiu in thraldom. After 6ouie discussion, the letter was laid upon the tablo. Bui Hie vote wan eventually reeonsidernd on motion of M'. Shaw, of Massachusetts, and tho letter was read. The letter was from tho Chair man or the Stale coinrnitleo. and siaied thai the delegates elected by I lint Siaie wore in favor of Mr Clay for President, and Gov. Tyler, of Virginia, for Vice President. On motion of Mr Chambers, nf Penn. sylvauin. the rules Ihat govern tho House of Representatives nf the United States. wore adopted for the government of ihe ileiilierattous nl the eon vein mo On ni.itioo of Mr Johnson, of Ohio, ihe resolution offered by him yu-lerday iiistrun Hug iho President of the Convention to procure Rev. Clergy of Uarrisburg in open the Convention every morning with piuyor was taken up and adopted. On moiion of Air Mums, of Pennsylva nia, Ihe reporters ul newspapers wore invited to take teats on the floor of the house. Mr Sprsguc, uf Mas eactiuscttn, said that ai aome differences of opinion might natu rally exist relative to the mode of proceed ing i" giviriftiir votes tor the different candidate) for president; and as they should endeavor to reconcile thosu differ enccs, and present harmonious action ; that standing ns the Convention did, in the front of u formidable enemy, they mighi present an undivided front. Ho ofiVred the following to be adopted as thu order of proceeding-.

(S"o order at close oft ho day's proceedings) Mr B. W. Leigh, of Virginia, said he concurred entirely with the geotlpinan from Massachusetts. Mr SpragUe in Ins views, but nut as to Ihe means of occninplishing Ihem. His opinion was that ihu Conven tion should mnvo step by slop, fi''l simply by comparing tho views of oil. Ho ,'houghl that n committee of one should be appoin ted hy the delegates from each State, I" act fur the others, in the expression of views, and casting of votes. Situated ns the delegates were, it would be most grat lying to communicate with each other personally; but as they worn not acquaint, ed personally it would be impossible to do He therefore in'ived to amend the resolution offered by the gentleman from Maspachusoit, by striking out all after Ihe word resolved and inserting a substitute, by which the Delegates from each State were to vote per carnlit, and the vote of each Stale to be given to each candidate in proportion as the votes would (land each Sinte having a full vote whether its dele gation bo full or not. Mr Hammond from New York, said he wat in favor of the substitute just submit ted, because it was in conformity wiili the course pursued by the electors for Presi. dent and Vice President. Mr Spraguc, of Massachusetts wont into on explanation of the difference between the two propositions at sonic length. Mr. Selden. of New York, was in favor of the amendment offered bv the delegate from Virginia, Mr Leigh, He said it would be hard lo permit iho votes of those near lo prevent those distnnt rrom the common centre, from a voice in the con veniion. Neither of tho propnHitions met his views exactly. He would prefer a middle ground. Ho alo thought thai when ihe Convention had cmne ion con eliiion by means of a committee, it should then be reported to the convention, int nd of being reported back to the S'ate delega tions, lo allow of changes and new conehi sums. He, therelore should sustain the amendment, as nearest his views. Mr Rus-el. of Missouri, said ho was an out and mil Clay man, and he proiested against those representing States opposed to Mr Clay, taking any advantage. He was in favor of the amendment. Mr Sprague said he found 11 necetsary to arise once more and explain. It seemed tn be a matter of complaint, thai the mo linn submitted by htm did not cover the whole ground. He went on to explain, that it did not exclude any question or right of voting, whether by States or per capita. Mr Penrose, of Pennsylvania, said he agreed with the Hon. delegate from Vir ginia, Mr Leigh that it was an impor tant question of how the votes of the Suncs should be given. He therefore moved the following amendment lo Ihe original resolution offered hy tho delegate from Massachusetts. Mr Sprague "That the vote of n majorily ol each delegation shall be reported as the vote of that Siate; and each stale represented here shall vole its full electoral vote by such delegation, in the committee." Mr Bowie from Maryland, said he hod a proposition lo submit to ihe Convention, which he begged leave to read. The President said it could not be re ceived at this time, inasmuch as they had got to the extremity of the order of amend ment. Mr Leigh said, that with iho leave nf the convention, ho would withdraw the amend ment offered by him, to allow tho delegate from Maryland to move his amendment. Leave was granted. Mr Bowie from Md. nflered his amend, meni. allowing each delegate one vole in the Convention, without regard to Stales, and no more. Mr Penro-o of Pennsylvania, rose lo a question of order. Ho wished to know whether the withdrawal of Iho amendment of Iho delegate from Virginia. Mr Leigh, did nut give his amendment precedence. The President decided, that it did. Mr P. then spoke for some lima in sup. port or his amendment. Htsrcmarks were received with repeated bursts of applause. MrShow nf Massachusetts, looked upon the proposition of the delegate from Mary, land, MrSpencc lo be unjust and impol Hie. He argued that ihe stales should be permitted lo supply their own vacations, but beyond that they should not go. I-Je was in lavnr of Ihu resolution offered by I he delegate from Mass. Mr Sprague and the aniendrient offered by the delegate from Penn Mr Penrose. Mr Fay ol N Y spoko in favor of each slalo being allowed llio number of voles thai they had delegates in attendance, and no more. Mr Hammond of N Y was in favor of the per capita vote. Mr Hoar of Mass. opposed tho amend ment. He rrcnuimdod to tho gentleman from Pa Mr Penrose) to withdraw his pro- position, and suffer a vnlu to bo taken on iho original motion ofl'ered by his colleguo. Mr Sprague. Mr Leigh of Va. made some further n maiks in explanation uf tho object uf Ihe amendment. Mr Burnell of Mass argued nt somo length in favor nf Ihe original proposition Mr Merrill, of Pn briefly supported the amendment. 1r R. Johnson of JIM. spoko nf the fa. voriln of his stale. ,Vd had her first choice, bin her delegation came here tint to force that choice upon the convention, but pre. pared if necessary lo give up lint choice for the good of the country lie emit Mined his remarks at s me length, mid concluded hv proposing lo amend the amendments. that the convention assemble to morrow at 'i o'clork, wii h closed doors, and pro ceed lo make a nomination for 'resnlenl Mr Taylor of N York was in lavnr ol tho original motion, which ho supported in a few but eloquent remarks, After some further remarks by Jlr Vorris and Vr Roberts of Pn. in favour of the emendmcnt. a resolution was offered 4ht the various propositions with regard In ihe mode of procuring Iho nnminaiion hr fnrnlhe Convention bo relerred toa coin- of olio from each Stale, to report a mndo nl proceeding to tre convention Not agreed lo. ,1fr Swift of P,. expressed himself in favor of the proposition to vole for a candi date hy ballot in convention, without any reference lo committee. The question on Iho amendment 'ben eaino up, iv hen ,1r Hammond of N York called for n division of Iho question. The first division wns agreed In. Tho second division was agreed to. Tho resolution ol'JIr Johnson of Jd, lo proceed lo vote for n candidate to. morrow at 12 o'clock, with closed doors, then came up in order. After somo further discussion botwesn Messrs Leigh of Virginia. Johnson ofJI.i. rylond and JJr Sprague of Jlassachusiis. Jfr Liph of Virginia proposed another amendment lo Iho original proposition, winch was agreed In. ,Mt Joh.Ton's motion was then voted down. J)t Loi'rli 1 1 ."-r withdraw his proposition and tho original proposition by Mr Spraguc wilh the amendment by Jlr Z-Vnrosc was agreed lo unanimously, of which the fol- owing is a copy ; ORDERED. That tho Delegates from eticlt State be requested to assemble as a Delegation, and appoint n committee not exceeding- three in number, lo receive the views nnd opin ions nf such Delegation, and communicate ihesainc to the assembled committee of n'l he delegations, lo bo by them respectively reported to their principals; and that there upon the delegates from each Slate be re quested to assemble as a Delegation, and billot for candidates Tor the nfhees ol President and Vice President, and having done so, in commit the ballot designating Ihu votes of each candidate, nnd by whom given, to its committee; mid thereupon all the committees shall assemble and compare the several ballots, and report iho resiiii of I he same to I heir several delegations, in geiher with such facts as may ben r upun the nomination ; and such delegation shall 'iirthwiih re assemble ami ballot agam for candidates for the above offiees ami again eommit the resnli to I he a ho ve couiiiiu ' ees and il it shall appear that a nrij rity of iln hallo's are lor any one man lor caodida'e for snlent, said committee shall report the ro-nlt to the Cooven' ion for its consul eraiion ; but if there shall be no siicli ma jority, then the delegation shall repeal ihe balloting until such n majority shall be obtained, nnd then report the same lo Ihe Convention for Us considerai ion. That the vote of a majority of each Dele gation shall be report, d as : tie vote nl thai State: and each Slate represented here shall vote its foil electoral vote by such delegation in ih committee. THIRD DAY. FniDAY. Dec. C Convention met pur suant to adjournment- A letter frnm tho Whig State Conven tion of Vennnnt, addrassed to the Presi dent oT i ho Convention, was received and laid on the table Mr A P Mr. Reynolds, of Michigan. and Mr Preslon, of .Maryland, nppenred n.s delegates and took their seals in conveu l ion. Mr Cassuis Blny, of Kentucky, offered nresolulion that Iho aves and noes he called, and the delegates declare viva voce ! i lie Cli.niii.in biiii.-ell'hfin included in ihu negu their choice ns a ciindula'o lor I're-ideni. hip nies e'lfn. and that where a delegation is not In. I -Mr- Wish nunp,l ihe prpunin qiie.-iinn on ilia the absences cast the votea of ,he .b.;' sent members. Tl(, .,,,,, ,(M1 ,ivl(ir.i I the ipiin u-,mriid Mr C addressed the convention in favor jih.ii ihP ayes woe 112, including ihe five VVina or his motion. He said he wished every ' meuiiiers limn New Jeisev ami .Mr. Nnylor. 'Tho portion of the people lo be heard. I lo , "" c"" denUi-d 10 he 118. four members h.in knew not Ihal his own favorite would bo I vul'11 ';J-'unS " lllft eeiiilic-iei.f ilm Se .iiii.i ., I cieiuiv or.-51.11e r .New Jeippy. Ueihicnnj; dinpu- n..m.nnted-l e did not know even the re m, (vn( ,0 Slllt of Ihe balloting, but 110 Wished a full, ,,,., ll.l. s.i ihe As.emhli derided not 'ill Mliiailt fair and candid expression nl opinion Mr D.ivies of Connecticut, opposed ihe mot 1011 of Mr Clay, and moved thut it be laid on the table. Agreed to. Mr Homer of New Jersey, offered a resolution to procure a correct li-t uftho delegates and their post nfilccs, lo be pub lished with the proceedings of thu Con vention. Ag'o. d Id, Mr'.M Parland. 01' New York laid before the convention lw proceedings of a meet ing 111 O'ange c oin'y in thai S'n'e, Mr Willlaui-00 moved 1 l.nl a coininillee of finance bo app i oted : Mr Lee of Mas-: chu-etis to bo appointed chairman. On motion the convention adjourned till three o'clork. S A M E DA Y--AFTERNOON. After prayer by thu Rev William Birnes of the Moihodisi Church. Mr Fisher, of Pennsylvania, Irom Iho committee made report relativu to the ex penses of 1 ho Convention. Adjourned till seven u'clock this even ing. SAME DAY-EVENING. Mr Williamson, of Pennsylvania, moved U Thus E Cochran. E-o be admitted in that a seat in the room of Mr Morris, of Penn. ...l,.. l.n.l i,..,i A. .,.,! I,, Mr Wet more, of Sew York, ottered, several reiilnuons relative lo the as-mnb Img of a national convention or YOUNG .1EN, to respond lo thu nomination ul 'his convention. Mr W, staled thai the resolutions pin , , ,. ii, .iiii r ceeded Iron, a highly re pec.ablo body oT wings in Now York. He did not, however press the resnlui inn , nl Hits lime. Koine disseussion now look place on i mot ion in lake a recess till nine o'clock Tho motion prevailed. NINE O.CLOCK, r. m Mr R Johnson, ol'Viry land, said that as no result had been arrived at, in ballot in! hv delegai ions, he would ui'ivo Ihat the coininillee on Vim subject bo ...slrucied l'.n ilie Cle.k si I iImi ihr.e we.e "c.edemi.jl, I , i , ;. ,, i one hli-ei I H oi hei npiilleuien nlsii, wlin nl.iiin llio to report progress, and ihat it ll.en be , Jm j",. fCrnfill.lle ,lf 10 discharged, anil that the Convention lhens ,MO f i .t 1 of New Je.-ey. in f.nnr o( iho proceed to vole lor candidates lor resl- dent nnd Vie- Picsidenl, per capita. GMr Richard iiu;htiin was annniliiced ns a deleg rr.Mii .lassnchnsells inlhurou... . r, .. , , i i of Mr Colby Who had gone liuino, Mr llarvie, of Virginia, moved lu lay Hie resniUUUIl Ol Mr It JOIIIlSOll on IIIU U ble. 'Mr II, said Ihat Iho committee was now in session and could not report. Mr Willaimson, or Pennsylvania, eaid the quest inn was not debateabln The quesl ion wan then put on the ino- tion to lay ihe resolution on the table ; which prevailed. A motion was made that the Convention do adjourn. Lost. M' llirvte then said he understood tho Committee was in the house, and ho therefore moved that thu resolution be re reconsidered. Mt M'Dowell. nf Pennsylvania, said iho' Cnininitii p would report in half an hour. Anpl iiue Mr llarvic said lie hoped that gentle men would ( xercisn n little patience. Mr 7'aylor, ol New York, said ho tho't the resolution should nut bo acted on, as the Convention would thereby bo undoing what nail been done for (he last two days. Me R Johnson, said he feared the com miitec would not report so sonn. Mr M'Dowell said the committee would certainly report in half an hour. Mr R VV Bowie of Jlaryland said the committee had adjourned, and no auch order had been taken. Mr. JI'Dowell iaid he was assured by what might bo considered the majority, that ihecommittce would be able In report. Mr. Hornon of New Jersey, moved that tho convention proceed to other bussinees until llm committee bo able to report, Mr. Havio moved an ndjournmont. Lost. Mr, Taylor of New York, moved Ihe committee take a recess for half an hour, which was afterwards altered to an hour, and ngreod to. HALF PAST TEN, P. M. As booii as ih.; Convention was called lo order, Gov. Owen, of North Carolina, an nounced that the commit! cc had had Ihe subject matter under consideration, and had instructed thf. chairman lo report pro gress and nk 'eave to sil again ; and Ihat iho following was the result of the ballot ing. !h President. Two hundred and fifty four ballots were cast of which. Gen. WiM'iEr.n Scott had 16 Hon. IIkmiv Cr.Av. 90 Gen. W.m. II. llAnnisorr, 148 254 One hundred and forty-eight, ballots being n mnj'irity of the whole number. G"n WILLIA.V II. HARRISON, of Ohm, wis do y selected a- the candidate. t'orthe Pre-olei cv. N- baHolings wero 1 ad for Ihe Vice Presidency. The report was received, nnd the com mittee had b ave to sil ngaiu; whereupon he Convention adj itirnud till 10 o'clock to- morrow. Remainder next iceck Finin I lie New Ymk Courier nnd Enq.nf Friday THE CONTESTED SKVTS. We learn frnm ihecuiiri'B of t lie debates in ihe Hnii-e nl I!pii e.i'iii.n ues oil VV'ctlne -it.i v , lli.il tie disiiin.imzPM hivi- it 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 hi 1 in exrlu'linj ilm W Ilia itieiiihe 1 fi mil N. Jnort fium ,ui I i'-ipiiiin in ilic 01g.01iz.1tioonr1l1.il hndy. Tliim ihr snv ipiKill of : Sjiine ill hale been trinnp'ed in llm duo. I..IH mid cun-iiniiiiiiH will Iniie l-een c.ml iitidf ns WH-ie paii'lunnil ; mid ill" f.ne uf llio W'Hla iiiHinlierf , whose sr-.im Hie di-pierd, will he ('linn ii ltd 10 101 iiiijcinpulijii.'i 'Tun V in.ij n ily of tllR 'lllll-C. 'The piorp-s bv nhieh die nbjVn ofihe Tonics v.i iiiT(iniiti.ipil inn hchiie(l) expl.iuiH. When ill- quasi I leu. i! ii-rpinhttd on U edne-d ij mm -nillf, llie iiin.n..., .... ..11 :inl nil..', i hv Air. Tu UN K v ( T ) ef IV,ine-fei-, Tiihii 11 drcision of 1 ti e Di m nn the piei r ilinj il.i, 111. 11 ill" innlinn of Mi . liHFTr, ir.Si'inli CiiijIiii.i, 10 1 11 mi die l.ilile :i le-nliiiinn nllVnil hv Ur U'iSK, nf Vh iini.i, lud hern -c ult-il 111 1 In negative, ihr .ues Iihii 115, mr.s nf Mi . N a VI, ill. nl I ii ii - Iv.iiii.i. and uf Ihe 1I1 nn ol 1I10 Cli.or I he Umr Mien an- 11n1111ce1l1h.il in pin sii.inn; nflhelernn uf ienlu liun die piri!Piliii .i , iniiuiluced hy Mr. Briggs of Mn.ii'lm'Pin, nnd ndnpied hy ihe Aioteinhly ilium piorred in decide serutim on llie riglil of ich of ihe ineinlifis niiiilui'iiu reinhr.iiei from New Jpisp, n,im hv uime. .Mr W ise inoieil ill 11 ilie iiii'siinn he pin nn Ihe Hist n.une, anil do m.iuih'd (he pievieiw iiiHsiinii, Mr Tiiiney 1013 l .1 ipirtiiini of imlei , .mil n frene en-tied of io Ion I iiiiii ir an I cniilu-inii. (hies weie lieaid hem all fiile-ul ib- Ilou-e "Older ! iirdei-! Let lh Ch.iii pie,. ir mil. r 1" "l! i ! jn mi ! gn il ! 1!" .iheidl" mingled well rl.ippuia. Iiissinj, 1011I .1 dm like Imi cl'P. ihol, in ihe iind-l ul" ulni-li Air Tnrnej einpluied lie exin e.sinii leiooaied in hv our C'liie.puuileni "tf thi ii to be the course of things, the sooner ire am change ii iln a row the better'," I'm n few iionuies, iheie w.h imiiiu in-lit d inner ili.il the lluu.-e would bie.ik up in 0011111-1011, Air 'Tiiiney was he.iid lo My "I nppe.il trom "lliedeiiii i ol' ihe Ch.iir. 1 rlami here umt ".ippeiil, 1 1 1 I .-h:ill rmiloiue in appeal im lung us ")ini fo decide. You li ie p.iid nn leg.nd lo older "nnd ii is iiupu-johle we eer cm Imenny oilier "su lun ns )nu 1 1 iheie. You seem deiei mined "in o.iny iiiir 1 1 ii I nuhl or uinni. 'Iheie is a "iii.ijui ny of vole- nncmiie?leil whii h h.ue decided "lo levrise jnur d-c.ision, nnd ei jnu suffei new 'liieiion- In he moved. I .ippe.il senlleuicii uiav h ilt'.o "mitrr" at in- nil loonminw ninriiins i "will stand lieie mid appeal nil canilleliglil I "never cm milium in it." The rh iii- then declared die opinion ili.it, under lliniesoluiinnnflbed.lv piccediii", I lie naineii ol lie L'Piiilenien r.l.iunini: ciiiuciiled seals, who h.ive heen lepmled h) ihe iclleis lo I lie chair, imisl be decided upun, n.iui tiv name, by ihe met'iin;. I'ioiii ih.it decision nfiho ill ill', ihe uppeal of ,Mr, 7'onev was neide, mill on lli.il nppe.il Mr Wiio h.nl c.illi il die oievimu one. linn. The m.iin nuej- linn on ihiseall wis, wlielher ihe jjeiiileiu.iii uhoio name was linl rcimie d In ihe lelleis In llio Ch.iir I name was nm rcim iei ov ine leneis in oie vii.nr i ,.,.,-- ' nllPHI,1 llm, )e; hav.ng -.o.cd, f,ni, i,,,,,, , u, e cmnncd. l'liu, ilie iiue-iiiiii cone no nn llio rislit o( Mr. Navlnr in h.iwi II" u one ciiuineil. The A'finbly dniiled ,ui. lb-lell'-is icpm llin Ayei 119, ilia Nnei 112, and ili.il thu cuniesieil o wuiild not chaise ihe ii-siili So ihe Aseuilil,v decided llul the olu nf Mr N.i)lur sliuuld he culiaieil. 'The name of Air. A vcmuo, one of the legally reuoneil members horn New Jt-i-ey, c.iino next. Mis cicilciili.il wric lead al I lie Uleik's l.ilile, , l , ( ( Wr.tn. Du keinm, -xe , in ilie se n, u.u then ieul liv the t'leik, Tim New Jeisc) liw ol 'clecimus was called fur bv Mr W'i.e nnd lead Mr .'" M. T"f "ZuTmI fi -i ser ums ol Hie t,ouiiiiltmi J wlncli nnviilo i f)l ,,, ,.,,.,.,( lf re,,Menl..liu-s, mnl the l.ihuiul (1 ( t -: t upun ihe.r icnpns nnd qn iiilii-aunn. ,Mr U im calleil ..r ilic i e-.liliM" nl me lounu seriiuu , whnli nideis lit 1 1 ihe nine, iil.irn nnd manlier of holihui; elcciinnn fir Itepic-eiiulive sh ill be pro sciihul in c.icb .Si.ileby il l.ri:ud.iiiiifl. Tlio llonjo llien divided nn iho (piemmn or Mr Ajcrigj'" r'tjlit lo vole; nnd ilie 'Telleis reporied ihe )t 117. 4 h niim olrdriom New Jersey, and the noei lo be 122, ', having voitd Trom New Jcnry. So the

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