Newspaper of The New York Herald, January 16, 1842, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated January 16, 1842 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. New kork, SuiuUy, Jiuiuary 1U, me 4, J. N. MaiKt't Klrit Cuiigrreuloiial Hcrmon. We publish, J yestetday a fall and accurate verbatim report of the lit st a-amou preached before Courress, by Piolraakr Matfit, ot the Methodist Church. This Sermon was furnished czeiuw'te'y to the Herald,by our admirable Washington reporter. It is the first iri sou of Mr MaBr's that uvi r was published vtrbatim, audit is quite a curious and novel article. Aa edition el the sermon ia a small punphlet, or hvachun, will be published to day at this otrice, printed on line paper?price 6', cents .per copy, er $1 pet hundred. To our Philadelphia subscribers Tmk FHU.soai.rnu Aoim or rue Hkrald, thaukiul for the very liberal patronage whwli has been extended to his establishment, hopes, by unremitted attention to hi* business, a continuance of the same. Within the list two > ears, a perfect s> stem has been established for the distribution of the Herald to subscribe re in this city, and it Ins now attained a permanent circulation, and au iDlluunce which.itis believed. u only u-passed br one paper now publisho I here leave thei' u?mea at the other, No. 87 DOCK 8 TRKKT, opposite the txch.iuge, * heia single copiea, both of the Weekly anJ D?ily. may always be obtained. O. B. Dock?tr?et, Agent for the Herald. The New 1 ork baneet?No. III. The third number of this papular medical journal will be published on Monday morning next. It will contain a great variety of original and interesting matter, reports of lectures, the surgical elinique of the Croebv-street Medical School, Dr. M'Ketuie's mode of operating for strabismus, editorial articles respecting the war against the leaned, a word to students, dec-, dec , dec. Price $3 per annum, to be paid invariably in advance; single eopiet 64 cents. The fourth number wi'l contain an engraving of a new ana improved apparatus for treatment of curvatorss of the spine, invented by a distinguished physician of this city. AflTalrs at Washington. The aspect of thiugs at Washington is most melan choly indeed The government, 111 utt its parts, is in a state of perfect demoralization. The treasury is bankrupt?Congress wasting its time?bo measures passed, to revive public credit, or restore order?and the whole frame of public affairs seem to be thrown completely into a state of ruin. What is the cause of ull this 1 The ultra passions and purposes of faction, President-making, and the desire to " head off Captain Tyler." Or eat Fultllc Meeting of the Repealers on Tuesday Next. From an advertisement in another column, it will be seen that the solvent merchants and sound traders of New York, intend to hold a tremendous PUBLIC MEETING at the Exchange on Tuesday next, at two a'clock. praying of Congress for the IMMEDIATE REPEAL of the Baukrupt Law, on the ground that it is a law utterly unconstitutional, unjust, immoral, subversive of the rights of man, and leading to a complete dissolution of society and civilisation. It will be seen that this call is signed by some of the most respectable, honest, talented, and solvent merchants of New York. This meeting will call r~?i- -i? ...i?1~ .1.v.,.., v. .i. and prebably, for the first time since the revolution, it will fill Wall street with aa assemblage of honest men, who pay ome hundred cents in the dollar. Now, therefore, comes the terrible tug of war between the debtors and the creditors. We are neutral. We occupy an independent ground, and shall stand by and see fair play and sound nrgunent prevail. Several good speukers will be present, and the whole will b? reported in the Herald 111 the ablest manner, on Wednesday next. Progrct* of the Revolution In the Newspaper Press?^The Reporting Department. Ever since we commenced the revolution and improvements in the newspaper press with regard to reports and reportirg of every kind of valuable information, the Wall street press have endeavored to produce an impression that we have misrepresented the occurrences that we reported. That this has been invariably the case, where they have faiiod in theii miserable efl'orts at reporting, whilst the lleralj has succeeded, is too notorious to need more particular citation. And when he Wall street press have been too stupid, too poor, or too lazy to s-nd any one to an important meeting of which the Herald has given full and accurate reports, they have always endeavoted to get some prominent individual to come forward and attempt to j .L. .u ... ....... ?r?... T uruy iur uuiii ?.?? tttwuiai) ui uui acjiuiio. r ur t'Vir firm a ti cm of this we need go no farther back than the celebrated cases of Bobert J affray and Col Starkweather; but the re;ult in all these casse has invariably been that those who have attempted to impugn our accuracy has been compelled to swallow his own statementsThe " Courier" hai at last given up the attempt to equal uj in reporting;, or in gainsaying our reports, in utter despair; hat the " Daily Express," seeing th>- effect pr >dnerd by our unrivalled system, has for some time past endeavored totn ad, at a very respectable distance, in our footsteps But the eflort they have thus made, has succeeded only in exposing the lamentable inefficiency of that print in all these matters This has been the case with l)r. Spark's splendid lectured, and with all the lectures worth reporting, with the great r-Trrious meetings, with sermons, with Mr. Webster's and other great political speeches, with Congressioual reports, and with meetings aud reports of tvery kiud. They have always been beaten shamefully, and on the recent occasion of the Wall street bankrupt meeting, their defeat was so complete that they could not conceal their chagrin, but let it out in the following article in ye t rday's " Express":? Perrrrfos ?i Ri:ro*TrM? Romisck. The editorial anil money maikct romance at history that appears in tin' II l, is -o well uuderstood that it oan 1. in < i her it was siitoU taken up (or picking pocket*, say. at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon on the Exchange, and thatolficer Bowyertook ?* to tbe Tom'ii thereiar,?whereupon a specification of the amount ai money ttolen was given, purporting to lie under the authority of Justice Ma'.sell, thus :? MOO af the New York Bank, SO of the Mechanics' do, 70 check of Orinnell & Minturn, 1000 certificate of deposit on the rheuis Bank, A in ten half piece*, 75 cent* in change, matkeJ'' Q " tl tlO 7} inm total. [Certified by Justice Mat sell. J ?Of all thi?, w ? should newer dream of making the least denial, nr>i*i?t any body to believe it to be any thing but a llerald joke. It is net sj. kove.iT. wit h the Herald reports Some of them are .loue remaik ihly well, and aoaie with fidelity , and all generally with "ability ? but there is often th* same touch o! the romance ot history that what appears at a report, i< in fact hut a .arricature. Thus, in the report of the Bankrupt mei ting in the Exchange are the following ptsng.s: Mr. Parse t r Hit e.? And it strik- s me with especial astonishment that the attark onthis law in Congress this session, should come from the quarter whence It has Mint" (Kliiers uad cries ol "HenryCUj.") (Nobody heard any cues of- Henry Clay." Thia it all the romance of reporting The object ia to make Mr Hall appear as attacking Mr. Clay ) Aga n " And, least of all. dots it follow that after the manner in which it u as pasted, that uow, lor no assignable oause undi i Heaven, the attack upon it should come from the quarter in which we find it dors come '. (Cheers and cries ot " It eomi s irom H-nry Clay !") (All fancy again. Na'hing lik -it was hear.) ) " There is no man?to maltei how elevated he is?in this country, that cannot lie reached, humbled, and put down for over by public opinion " (Terrific ohuriog) C' Trrr\f[,~ cheering" indeed !) Again: ? "And if it was just [as the Senator ^rom kentueky said] to pass a law iu July?is it not just to sanation that law in January f What makes it unjust now if it was jnstthen J [Laughter] what "new lights" have broken In upon Coi gi una recently, cr since July last (Roars oi laughter and cries of'filOfi.OOO a head''and taint his?e*.] 1 say if any man or set of m n have m ide use of this law lor thriro ?n pttui ir [ wo thought the speaker said p? u itary.luit the mum had such a terrible icho that it tiMcult to heat) or political advancement, then let bin or the? trrat'ut #n their peli'fi<e/fArcn? [Tremendous cheering i f.Now,h re is all romance again. There were no 'faint h:s?ea." Tu> id- iabout ' p. c.uniarj"is *11 m*lc .y ? The whole aim of this pat t of the report is to mnfc. i appear that the in I,. nee were responding to the i -ainu s;ion in the Court, r and Enquirer that some of the mein hereof Congiess hat roeeivedSHOC.tytO a h-nd, Win n th? article wo probably uever thought of by th-| ph M-rvniiK W. u..:ui. . . intinal 11 creounl. bo to injur, thn whol? moral lo-vor of the mactlng ' I nay, without any partmuUr regard I* rrtj? t '. <1 <fi?re?jwct ol an) m -mber, that anj gentleman w t?o )t four month*, can chang-' hi? opinion, nith.ta mj AWignablc cause, or (K ing able to gir? aajr feasible r< i m | \ ' i on thersfor? I have no great opinion of? [Loud laughter aud cheers, and cries ol >100,000 makes good change!) And I say more?that, without pretending to hint at what has caused this moat singular chance In the votes of some of the member* of Congress?that it ia not possible tor any man to have had is lour months, any ue>v light from mere conviction alone, break in upou him on this ubjact of the Haukrupt Law ? I Tremendous cheers and cries of'Jupiter'sgoldaii shower of light ravished Dana!" (The fd'Hl ,'100 story/all more invention again. The criea of Jupiter's goldan shower of light ravished Danae is an interjiolation that correts itself, for every body knows there are never such classical "cries" Irons the mixed assembly of a public meeting.) We hue called attention to this caricature as a good representation of the whole class of matter that appears in the Herald. The object is to make an tnfsrsaiing paper without tho least regard to accuracy or truth. In a pretended report like this ol a public meeting where Mr. Butler's and Mr Edwards' speeches are quite accurately reported, ithe speech of a Whig, Mr. Hall, is singled out to make him, and those w ho heard him, appear as seconding charges of bribery, and of making attacks upon Mr. Clay, which, if credited, woulJ do away with all the crorwl 1: : -v.. 1 *- ? -- n u>i|Qv ua nrckuiuuu iu UJ>O IU vVdihinjjton. It ii, indeed, lamentable that the public taats thui loveB falsehood and caricature to which the Herald, we prelum?, bat respond*. Now, in this curious article, there are three strong points to be considered. In the first place, the article does not attempt to impugn the accuracy of our report ot the speech ; secondly, it only denies that the remarks we said were made by some of the spectators,ever were uttered by any one there. Aad thirdly that for the first time in six years, a Wall street print ie found to come out and endorse in the fullest manner, the accuracy of the reports of the Herald. Yes, the very article which attacks the account we gave of the effect on the meeting commences with aloud laudation of the accuracy with which we give speeches, lectures and every thing else. Now, let us see what they deny. They deny five things. 1. That any one said any thing about Henry Clay there. 2 That there were faint hisses at one time. 3?That there was any great cheering. I?That any one said any thing about $100,000. 5?That any cue made a remark about Jupiter and Danae. These are the important grounds usad by the " Express" on which to base an intended sweeping article against our reports and news in general. Although the matters we are here to reply to are ridiculous enough, still it is worth while to notice them in some measure. In the first place then, we aa.> tl.uf all I V, a k, - . ; I, J . I. I were made in that room by one or more of the spectators. There was very great?yes, terific? echoing, cheering, roariog, through that rotunda. Ilenry Clay was thus alluded to. Some one did speak of $190,(MM), and some other person slightly hissed. And lastly, some one alluded to Danae's golden shower. We are positive on this point and defy contradiction. Hut the Express says that at such meetings " every body knows there are never such classical" allusions Why, this remark is a gross insult as applied to a meeting of New York merchants. But the Express seeins to think that nothing was said besides what its reporter heard at the table at one end of the room. Why, we send two, three, four, or more reporters, to one meeting, if necessary ; and while some are taking down the remarks of the speakers, others are mingling with the crowd to see and hear the effects produced by the speakers, and the remarks they elicit from the spectators. And this we consider the true spirit of reporting, and no report can be a pertect picture without it. But now let us see who makes these ridiculous charges No other than Mr. Brooks, one of the editors of the "Express," who endeavored to report Prescolt Hall's speech, and made a miserable failure of it; and why 1 because he is utterly inoornpeient lor the task of reporting any thing correctly. His report of Prescott Hall's speech is a wretched abortion, and scarcely contains one tenth part ol the elegant remarks of that gentleman. Not a single sentence is correctly reported. And yet, while praising our account of Mr. Butler's and Mr. Edward's epetches for their accuracy, he abuses our remarks about the crowd, llow preposterous in this. The same gentleman reported Hall's speech that repotted Ivlwards's remarks. And one is equally as accurate as the other. And bdh are as faithful as they could be given. Hat the close ot the article is more ridiculous. It charges us with singling out Mr. Hall, for the special object of making him appear as attacking Mr Clay. We did no such thing. We only gave what he said. Although, there really does appear a great resemblance between the tone of his remarks and the tone of the article in the " Courier," and the resemblance is so striking, as to leave not much doubt of the identity in the minds of many. But still we did not say so. And it was the farthest from our ihoughts to single out Mr. Hall, for the j purpose named- We think too highly of him. He is a man of splendid natural talents, fine education, a good speaker, talks sensibly and distinct, and what is better, gops right to the point, seldom minces the matter, and generally speaks out what he thinks He did so on this occasion fearlessly and regardless of the consequence of displaying this, that, or the other, or individual, or cliqxuAnd we reported hiin as he spoke; and this in reality is the sore spot and sole around of attack by the " Express." That journal, like all the Wail street papers, has always been under the control of a miserable clique that were afraid to see the truth published. They would borrow money from a certain set of men, who thereafter always control their columns. And the great object kept in view by all of them has been, not how they could best publish facts, but how they could effectually tuppittt the tnith. They always are alruid of offending certain individuals, and hence their reports are always ' emasculated, and good for nothing. And these are the journals that dare thus to slander the " Herald." This paper, on the contrary, seeks only to pablish the truth?the whole cases?regardless of consequenecj-and lipnce the difT-rence?and hence the constant abuse heaped upon it. "The Captain of the Deck'' versus The Lancet. The argument of S. Sherwood, Esq , on the part of Dr- Houetos, was heard yesterday before the Vice Chancellor. Mr Sherwood showed, in a I vry forcible manner, that no contract, expressed or implied, of the character alleged by the complain mn, rxisira [t'lwtrn me parties?t&at the detendant rurtr hound himself to refrain from publishing analytical reviews of the lectures?that the principle contended for hy the complainant, to wit, that a contract existed between the students, or other privileged auditors, and a public lecturer, by which the latter w ere bound never to publish, nor dispose of in any way of their notes of such lectures, had no existence, nnd that a public lecture room was not so to be regarded in the light of n Freemason's Lodge. Mr. S. al-o contended that to interdict the publication of scientific reports of public oral lectures, was at variance with all the free institutions of this country. Hut as we will publish hereafter a full report of the arguments and decision in this most important l case, we merely mahe the present notice, for the I purpose of s'aung that the proceedings have so far advanced, and thai the decision of the court is to be gi?en on Tuesday next. The extraotdinary conduct of the "Captain of the Deck" and the faculty,'in abolishing the cliniqut, in order, as the "Captain" has said, to prevent the pries from "obtaining his materials," (?) and so cheating the numerous aud highly respectable class ot studen's from all the advantages of clinical instruction, under the contra) of this institution?nnd also in excluding the editor of the Lanref from nttendance on the lectures in the college, thereb) 1 trampling on their laws and order, has, as nuglu have be ii expected, exc ited the greatest astonishment aud indignation throughout the countryAs for the /urnre/, it i? meeting with unprecedented riiccesp. Orders are pouring in Irmn all parts ot lie Union, and with h remittance* come the ino-t corlul aspirations for the prosperity of this inde pendent medical journal, and the moat unequivocal exprewion* of disapprobation oi the foolish and ituj ist conduct of the Fa< *aty, and the *'Captain" - whom they yield rich prompt and dutiful ohdirnce. I Kepkal or thc BASik?orr Law?Moke ?Two more public meeting* are projected on this exciting subject: one by the anti-repealers up town ; and another on Tuesday by the repealers down town. < >n this subject we have Ween requested to publish the following article:? Mr. Bekhxtt :? I heard th<* creditors were to have bud a meeting gaiust the Bankrupt Law, which I think ouuht by II means to he done without delay, or the Bankrupts will think we dure nwt stand up for our rights, but nut tamely to snblit to have our pronery legislated away under such an unconstitutional law as the present Bankrupt Law. Why, sir, Congress can no more pa* such a law than they could one to divorce my wife who married me for lile, unless I commit some act.togive her just cause For instance ?Mrs. Van Zandt 1 suppose to have such cause, but what right can a debtor have to be exonerated from my claim until he pays it in full 1 I have one fellow wno owes me two thousand dollars who has perjured himself each fall and spring since 1836, always swearing he has no property, when he and hia wife dress better than either myself or wife can, and hi* children go to better schools than I could aHord to send mine toe, and dress more like gentlemen's children than mine do : yet bring this gentleman up under a creditor's bill, he swears he has been doing a brokering business only; that he has no money, that the house he lives in is rented by his wile's mother, and she owns the furniture, whieh is worth at least one thousand dollars?as 1 seized it once, and it was so valued, but his mother-in-law claimed it. What could I do wiih such a nest of cheats 1? yet 1 and other creditors are told we must let such fellows run. I say let us have the meeting before the late meeting have destroyed our claims on Congress. Those eloquent counsel that addressed their meeting will speak for our side also if we come to iheir price, but we will not pay them with our creditor's money Will you arouse the call lor the meeting. Ill drum up u hundred to attend within my own circle of trends,and we shall show them they cannot have all the ir own way. If that law be not repealed I'll spend one thousand dollars to test its constitutionality. |I can't stand the test. Jvstisk. Theatrical asd Musical.?It willbefeen by our correspondence froin Havana, that Mrs. Sutton has formed a very advantageous engagement at the Italian Opera of that island. She is a highly accsmnlished arlixlr and will, no doubt, make bolh monev and a sensation in Cuba. During hei residence in this city, Mrs Sutton was persecuted by a musical clique, who may be called "Vatsoni clique," consisting of a set of musical brokers who live on others- This amiable 6et of persons have attempted the same mode of attack with every eminent vocalist who appeared in New York Mr< Braham, one of the greatest singers of the age, and a man of the highest reputation, has been attacked by this clique on precisely the same grounds 'hat Mrs. Sutton?the Woods?and several others were. When a distinguished vocalist comes to New York, the fcUsoni clique, make up to him, attempt to hang themselves upon his fortunes?to speculate upon his fame and talents?as critics or accompaniments?and if resistance should be made, and their services declined, then the whole 9"t of musical brokers fall upon the unfortunate artist, in the most furious style, through the "New World," their organ, par excellence. Tins intrigue is getting to a head again?so that we shall have to prick the bubble in a few days. Look out for squalls. Naval Intelligence ? It is reported that orders have been received to prepare the U. S. Ship Columbus, 74, now at Boston, for sea. Brig Pamelia, at Holmes's Hole, reports, 29th ult. Iat 26 10, north; Ion 61 13 west, passed a U. S. frigate standing south. The Home Squadron is still in port; seamen enough forjthree vessels have been shipped, but none have yet sailed to relieve the shipwrecked on our coast. When will the squadron sail 1 Ever ? Ship Ashore !?There was a great excitement in Wall street yesterday, in consequence of the repoit that the ship Morrison, with a valuable cargo, from Canten, was ashore on Old Orchard Shoals. As she is insured for $>"200,000, the excitement was the greatest amvngM the undei writ-rs, and a pilot boa' and two steamers were instantly dec-patchqd to her rescue. It proved, however, that the Morrison did not go ashore, but instead thereof the Commerce touched on Old Orchard, but soon got off, and will probably enter port to-day in company with the Morrison, which vessel was last seen on Friday noon, twenty ive miles ;E. S. E. of Sandy Hook, under close reefed main-topsail, by the pilot boat New York,the wind at the time blowing a gale S. S. W. It was lucky for the insurers that the Morrison did not dash onto the shoals, for her aggregate value is over JpUOO.QOO, which, with the exception of #8G,0rt0 is underwritten iu this country. Havana. |Corr?ij>endeuce of tlx Iltrald.l Havana, Jan. 2, 1S12. Aii trul of tin Italian Troop in Havana?A muting Thfalrisa! Jnlrigtits?Mrs. Sutton rngagtd n* Prima HunnaAOsnluln?Opera in Havana?Marti's Intentions. L1k \h Sir : ? I do not recoiled so much excitement here as that occasioned by the arrival of the Norma, with the long expected artists, Mrs. Sutton, Antognini and Statuti. Madame Borgheee, too, being in the same vessel with Voizel and Iter father, speculation was at the utmost to kuow what all this meant ? Upon the aruval of the vef*cl it soon became known that these artists were on board, and the ship was surrounded by boats filled with persons, myself among the number, anxious to get a glance at Mrs. Suttou, whose reputation having long preceded her, made every one wish to see one who had drawn on herself the admiration and opposition of so many small artists and stnaiier critics- Antognini was also a great point of attraction, and so was Siatuti The mystery, however, of the Borghese's being there soon developed itself. It appeared that she tad contrived by some means or other to possess herself of the engagement sent out for Mrs Sutton Mr. Marti'd ageut in New York having written Borghesie's name over that of the former, through the representation that Mrs Sutton would not return to New York. This statement,however, was, it appears, incorrect The result ha? be n that Mr* Sutton is engaged a- Ptinui Donna ah*olutu, itt $SOUO per month, equal with Madame Ober, aud Bor?h ese has been set aside, and is further under prosecution by Marti for breaking her engagement last season Sne did not plra-e much here, and the musical public are displeased wiih her conduct. So little favorite was she that the company, one and all, proti t,ted th-v would not sing with tier. How it will be settled 1 cannot tell, all who know how strict the laws ol the Havana are, say she must have been mad to return. Marti is much pleased with the arrival of Mrs. Sutton, whose name is in the mouth of every one, and so anxious are the public for her dtbul, that there will be barely time to make new dresses for her,which Marti lias ordered- He brings out one at a time?Mrs. Sutton first, then Antoguini, theu Statuti. The addition .#f Mrs Sutton, with Antognini and Statuti, to our opera gives us a compnav equal to any in Europe. Mis. Sutton will make her debut in " Sonnatnbula," us the lady who plays Adalisga being sick,Norma cannot be given, though much wished for. It is the intention of Marti to visit the U. States with his company, provided your directorsare sufficiently rea-nnaMe and encouraging. Some ot your influential tl*Jeianti in N Orleans, Charleston, New York, Piiiladeiptua, and Host on should bestir ihemaelves, and perfUade the directors of the thea tres to be suilicit utly reasonable to enable Marti to Df .tr tne greax expense 01 iran-poriing 10 inese places his efitire company, con-i-tfng of prima donna, compriniaria, seconds, tehors, bavsrs, chorus, orchestra, dre*v >, Arc. The advautage thus secured to youi large cities of a yearly visit from the Italian troupe will fully compensate your dtlttarUi for uting their interest as patrons of the ltali?n Opera The prici? asked in Philadelphia and New York Ian sea.-on were so extravagant, that it would tie impossible to pay it. (inly think of asking I and S-'WO per night for the me ot a theatre, it is easy to secure an Italian Opera every season, and h t them set about arranging it. and write to Main forthwith, directed to New Orleans,whither be|is going, staling the pnce ot the theatres in their respec uve towns, and take my word lor it, if it is reasonable, he will bring bis whole company. ?e are lull of stranger* here and more arriving every v. ? 1 The Ad- laide d to dj, ns t li M I'tn^enm re, amou^m whom is Cialliardt-.tbe broili r ol Che i diini ot y?ur French uews^aper, who hut made himself very uinusina in his critoqutt uboul <ndttn?e Horah-m . My next w U g;\e Vt?u anac count of the cot ibeaa tulisis. Ihcatss. P () B T S C H I P T, Wathlngtoii. [('.orrcsaoaleuce of ikr Hrrild ] Trcuary Note Bill?Bait Wrapt Law?The KlOhequer Board. WAHIllflOTOlt, Jtu?. 14,1812 The adoption of Governor Gilmer'u amend n ent to the Treasury Note Dill, removed all doubts of its passage, but the majority?-II?exceeded the expec* tationso) the most sanguine. The opposition came from the Whigs who have ulways resisted the isme of treasury not?s on principle, and such of the democrats as always vote against every thing but an appeal from the decision of the Speaker, and a mo tian to a<tjourn. There can be no doubt of ita speedy passage through the Senate. The friends of the Bankrupt Law seem to have dismissed their fears of its repeal. Tfiere is a decided majority against the law in the Houae, and the repeal will probably go through that body, but it is supposed that it may be stopped in the Senate ?but if the unfortuaate are disappointed there, they have the President to fall back upon, and he will be a tower of strength in this emergencyWith respect to the Exchequer Board very little has been said for several days past. Great doubts are entertained af any final action of Congress on the subject of the currency. Tha western whiga express their desire to dispose of the ques tion, but nothing will satisfy their constituents, unless it shall be an institution from which they can borrow money This is what they mean by furnishing a sound currency. The whig* from the eastern, northern and middle States, having learned the wishes and expectations of their constituents, are anxious to adopt the President's plan, with some modifications. One amendraen' however, which has been suggested, cannot prevail. The proposition is to take from the President all control over the institution, and give the appointment of the officers

to Congress. The constitution prohibits this, in so many words. Congress has nothing, and can have nothing to do with the appointment of any officers under the government. This power is expressly confided to the Execative, except in case of some inferior officers, the appointment of which may be devolved upon the Supreme Court or the heads of departments. But some modifications might b? made, which, while they might not im pair the efficiency or usefulness of the institution, would render tha bill more acceptable in certain quarters. Whether it can be worked into such a shape as to receive the support of a majority in both Houses, remains to be seen. ..The Select Committee are not prepared to report, ..j ;? .-:II j.i... ilhu ii us miiuviolvou iuai utry niu urmjr iui buiuc time to come. The bank wings allege against the fiscal plan of the administration, as a presumption of evil, that it is analagous to the scheme of a government bank recommended by Gen. Jackson. Was there ever anything mere fallacious?was an objection more factious ever urged against a measure of any sort ? The prepoaition must stand or fall by its own merits The people will not be satisfied with arguments derived from the opinion of n single man, whether favorable er otherwise to the plan. But if the favorable opinion of Gen. Jackson is to repel support from the Exchequer, what shall be said respecting th? distribution bill 1 The project of dividing the avails of the public lands among the States was first suggested by Gen. Jackson. In his first message to Congress the idea was thrown out, and the next year it was repeated and elaborately argued. Mr. Clay was (hen chairman of the committee on manu factures, and ihe subject of the public lands was referred to that committee by the administration majority of the Senate, for the purpose of embarrassing r*r. ai mat lime was equal 10 any emergency, and, concurring in the views ol Gen. Jack" son, he reported his iamous distribution bill, and brought the entire strengh ot the opposition in both hou-es to its support. Gen. Jackson soon changed his ground, and most of his partisans, who always suflered bim to do the thinkingjand acting, too, for the whole party, did the saine thing. But Mr. Clay persevered, and eventually forced the bill through Congress, and it.would have became a law if Gen. Jackson had not refused to return it to the Senate The Distribution measure is not the only one of Mr- Clay's hobbies that had its origin with Gen Jackson. The one term principle, which Mr. Clay is ready to rtpudiait the Constitution in order to establish, was a favorite notion of Gen- Jackson's. It was the prominent and habitual topic in all his earlier messages, and he pressed upon Congress again and again the importance of so amending the Constitutional to accomplish the objectAnother hobby which Mr. Clay intends to mount at the first opportunity, is excluding members of Conorea-i from >11 i.ftiTola nl*.. tioH its origin with Gen- Jackson, and was suggested by the allegation ot a Corrupt understanding between Messrs. Adams and Clay, by which the latter stepped from the chair of the llou -e of Representatives to the head of the State Depa.tment?and we may euquire tu }xi*?ant, whether Mr. Clay's movement on the Constitution is to be taken as an admission that Gen- Juck?on was right, and that his own eipenence .aught him the necessty of protecting the easy virtue of members of Congress from Executive seduction. This brief statement of (acts is sufficient to expose the futility of objecting to the Exch-quer because Gen. Jackson recommended a government bank If this could be urged as an argument against this plan, by parity of reasoning, every measure of the party must he repudiated ou the same ground. TWK.HTY-SKVKNTH CONOHBSS, .Second Session, Senate. Friday, Jra. It. The Senate was not in section to uay, having adiiwirii*>H nver ltnfil lYlrtnHui/ 1 ? ? 1 lUuar of RtprtMitttlTM Friday, January 14Thc Biinurr Bn i?Tin Tavist rv Notb Bill. Mr. Perdletoiv dctirad to present several petition* from Ciaciunsti against the repeal of ihe Baukrupt Law. Mi Willii biaeU what * a< the order of business? [Great contusion prevailed. In the midst of which many voice* were maid addressing the Chair. Mi.Adam? (aid, it auy petitions wera in order, they should he petitions on the subject of thc Bankrapt Law, 011 which subject th? Jiuiciar) Committee had been instructed to report a bill. He had a number *1 such pell tiona, which he desired to prctt nt, from persons who wen Bifoimed ol the state of things m this iUuse on this subject. Mr. Barvaro said, that he also had many such petitions, w hicti he desired to present. Oojectians ware made, and theitriuiis said that they coulu not therelere beieceived. Mr Hi st wished to mahc a single suggestion. It was that the House should receive petitions und remonstrances on the subj.-ct at the Bankrupt Law, and to eouBne the presentation of petitions to tliet subject. [Loud cries ol no, no, no.) Mr. Parolkts.v wished to present a resolution to instruct the Judiciary Committee to enquire into the ea pediency of ,amenJiug the Bankrupt Law ; bat thc resolution war not received, as objections were madelolt. Mr. Fillmore then asked thai the House should proceed to the unlimshed business ol yesterday. [Cries of agrra, agree ] Mr. Cavil Juhnsos said the House did not appear to be fuli,anj therefore he suggi sled that there should be a call ol the House. Mr. Fillmors thought it was unnecessary. The SeiABsa then submitted the question?"Shall the main question be now put?" [ The previous question was called lor at the close of yesterday's praceedings, and therefore this question was s continuation of the business where the House left off at its last adjournment.] Mr. Barm arc a-ked for th* ayes and noes on this quae tion. The House how ever proceeded to disposo of some verbal amendments which had been adopted In Committee, whicn wen' now concurred in by the House. The heit qu> slion was on Mr. Oilmsb's amendment which provided that the five tuliiousof Treasury Notes to be issued by the authority of this Act should ba in lieu of *? mneh ill the I wetve million loan w hieh wol ordert d to be obtained at the Extia Seation. Mr. Cart JoH-rcoi* called Tor the ayes and nor* on thia amendment, and they were ordeiert. Mr. STini.iT wiahed to know whether it did not take away the power from the Government to borrow a portion of the money which Con greet had authorited the riovcri meat to borrow ? (O er, order.) The ?y. tend noe? ? etc then taaeu.ihe re?uit of which wae ?ve? 100, non 103?majority 3 !?(Crita of ' ?ood, goo. I*) ' The qneetlon then in order wa?, whether the hill ahonld be ordered to a third rcedirg. (Criel of " >' ?, ntw") Mr 9i*ocn*,of North Carolina, ro?? and move.l ti e iocomm tmont of the bill, with instrurtiona to r- port mi men lm*-nt to auepend the operation of of the DieUibu ttou Law, and to provide that theproerrds of the public land* ihouIJ he epproprhited ta the ra'dempuouol' tie* mry note*. He a?id it would be recollected that thin amendment wi.s offered in coiamitter of h" whole, but it waa then decided to be out of order, lie did not with now to dolay tha Trcaaory Note Bill, and ther-foro h? ahould ant at thia tima enter into a discussion on the ?u jact. He offered thia amendment that the vote of the Uoaaa might be reoorded on it by ihe eyes and noes.hut if hia notion were ancceaafa 1 and the bill waa recommit ted he did not aay that he ahould even then vote for the bill ; and that he might afford gentlemen no opportunity to viait them with the gig, he would himaelf call for the ayes and noet and mote the prrvioua question. (Laughter and criea of " why that will cut off your own amendment.") Mr. (MCLMokE aaid he waa glad the gentleman hal moved the prerioua question, whitb cut off all amendments.? Mr. Satiuaaa?I withdraw it, then. Mr. FikkMoaa And 1 render it. (Laughter.) The Houte seconded the motion for the previoua question, and tha main queatinn was tha next in order. Mr. Biaasrrc.?What ia the main question 1 Sraaaaa.?Tne main question ia on the pasaago o f (he bill. Mr. CLieroan.?Aad it cuts off the instruction! i at! ?phak?.? mettled. The vote tru then taken, ai follows? A. yei 13#, noe? a#??o the Houae decided that the main queation ahonld be put. The ayea and neei were again taken en the main question itaelf, which waa carried by a majority of 139 to 89. The title of the bill waa agreed to, and the bill waa paaicd. Mr. TiLLHoac then aaid he auppeaed petitiona ware now in order, and he hoped they would be received. Mr. Oannntoa hoped tbat order of buaineaa would be poatponed, that they might take up priva e hilla, and he moved the poatponemeat of that order of buaineaa, obaerving that for the laat four yeare private billa had been much neglected. Mr. PaoriTT enquired if the motion waa amendable 1 The SrctOER aisented. Mr. PaorriT then wutild mere ao to amend it, aa to enable the Houae to receive report! from Committeea. The Sraaaaa laid it war not in order to amend for a apeeific purpoae. Mr. Oranocr enquired whethar, if the preicnt order of baiineaa wai poe'poned.the Heuiecoalil not take up what it thought proper; he therefore called for the aye! and noea. on the motion to postpone. The ayoa andnoei were taken ai followa:? aye! 80; it eel 117. Baitta Fa Eirmmow. Mr. TiioMrsoN.of Kentucky, preaented the following preamble and reiolutiona of the Legislature of Kentucky:? Preamble end tie*olutinno in relation to American Citirem captured by Mexico. Wherexs it appe refrain euihentic information that citizen! of the United State!, with pxiaport! from their gaTtrnmen (luli aUlhfintlMtMi in onino *- ??. e.. P. gitimaie and pe?ceful iobutii'iu, (Tmag no reeiitanc hm? been arrrated by a military farce of Mei can*?a portion put to death in the n oat perfidioua maimer, whi at other*, put in m*n*cl~a. were, without any regard to the uaagra of war amongat eivllizec utiioua, or the unireraally rec irad principle*.T humanity,having been ti ?t iliveetrd of ih'ir ?hot? and clothing, and driren rather aa beaata th in human being! from the place of hrireapture to the city of Metieo. a i.iataoce of many hundred wile*. bp al< Iditry, cruel, rel*nileaa. and unre tr-iued; and whea ihrre. their death,or what ia worae than death, protn-ctrd bondage in i huna at the mrr- will of a military dictator; and to give a deeper intrn ?r, if poatibW. for the faeof oar unfortunate countrymen, the fact a aaid to eaiat that a citizen of K-atucky.a inerc pouth of aevontaen. ia one of the wretchrd cauiivi. And wherek. protection ii due to all and erery one, he hamblrat citizen of the Republi-, whtlhtr athoae or abroad?tbirrfore, Reaolved, By the Uenerd Areembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, that the c-verumcnt f the United State* owei It to itaelf * wr'l aa thoae unfortunate ct izena, ? > uee the moot prompt, vigor ua and effu tent tneaae to reel ire to liberty and tlieir country, thoae meu, and to vindicate to Mexico and the wo-ld, the proud declaration, that American itizema ip ia a tip-Id againet wrong aud oppieamon throaghout tko World. And be it furthrr Reaolved,That K nturky willanatain.iniov manner which ahull be deemed nereerary.w th her lull atreaglh the moat energetic actiun of the General (iovernmeut to ighl h? wrong b-m ndividual and uaiional Reaolved fnrthe .That iu lite opinion ofth>a Ligialature. it ia tne duty of the government ol the United Staua, to demard and req ireof th< government of Mexico, in tne fnture prof-eaaof the war with Tezaa, to obaerve ti e oaagea of cirii/ednatiuua iu 'he t'eatment >f priionen. Kreolvrd lurther, 'I hat the Governor be rrqaerted to for wardi eonv ofthe fnr<wwin? ' i,...- - - President oi ih? (Joitsd sin* t^aud to each of our beuatois and Rson-ieatalives in Itntieai. C. 8. MOREHEAD, Speaker of ths flense of Kepmeiiutives. MANL1U* V. THOMPSON, . Speaker ol the Senate. Approred Jan. S.n, 1912, R. P. LETCHER. Bp the Governor, J a mm Hinur, Seeritery ol State. Mr Masihai.i. moved that the resolutions be referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations with instructions to request of the President of the United Slater, to communicate all the information in his possession in relation to the American citizens captured at Santa Fe, ia Mexico Mr. Etkxktt thought the inquiry should be made di rectly by the House, and not by the committee, Mr. Wood said if the resolution of the gentleman from Kentucky (Mr. Maashall) was m would move to ameud the instructions by making it the duty ol the Committee, also to inquire into the condition of the captive patriots in Van Dieman's land. The SriaxcK said the instructions were in order, but if they gave rise to debate they would have to lie over. Mr. Masshsli. modified his resolution so as to make the inquiry directly irom the House. Mr Wood naked if his amendment would now bo in grdar. The Brsaber said not if it gave rise to debate. Mr. Cusntifo suggested to the gentleman Irom Kentucky (Mr. Matbali) the propriety of making the enqul ry general. Mr. Mabshall so modified his resolution. Mr. Adams inquired if the Speaker had decided the ammdmunt of the gentleman from New York (Mi. Wood) respecting the American citizens who were cap tives in Van Dieman's land, to be outof order. Ths Speaker said he bad decide! no auch thing. He had decided that if it gave rite to a debate, tho whole sub Ject would have to liv over. Mr Wood said he had ao intention to debate it. Mr. Adams auggpitcd to the gentleman from Kentucky [Mr. Marshall] to insert the words aa he may deem " nut incompatible with the public interets." Mr. Marshall thanked the gentleman for his suggestion, and adopted it. Mr. Wood then sent his amendment to the table, and it waa read as follows : " And alto any information he may hare, and not incompatible with the public interest, concerning American citizens now British piiionera iu Van Dieman's Land." Mr. Mabihall said he would accept the amendment it it d:J not give nre todebate. Mr. Li*s objected to the resolution os he wished to aay something on the resolution pioposed by his colleague [Mr. Wood ] ^ Til. k.. r . . . - ual- . .1 If I L ll~ r " - " 1. withdrew his amendment 1 Mr. Wocu insisted on pressing his amendment. Mr. Adams said the subject ol the American prisoners in Van Dn man's Land was already before the Committee on Foreign Kelotions, on petition tross New Turk. Mr. Wocd thought the information called for in his amendment highly desirable to the Committee on Fo Rel .tions. Mr. WoTTKRsnn moved the prev ious question, which was seconded, anlth main qui stiou was ordered. The question was about to be taken, w hen Mr. Link objected. He wished to debate the amendment o! hia colleague, and that w ould carry the subject or. a. Stria u. Vi iris ?Too late, too lute. The Srssas a said the previous question having been ordered, it w as toe late to give notice of the iuteutiea ta datiate the resolution Mr. Linn soid he given the notice before the mstion for the previous question. Mr. Floyd submitted thst his collt-ogtie (Mr. Linn) having permitted tlie previous question to be moved and rooaded w ithoul objection, Im 1 ao right now to ask it to retrace its stops.and go behind that motion. Mr. Cbsnsto.n mov ed to lav the whole subject on the tabl<>, as he w anted to get tidaf it. Mr. Andriws called for the uyes anl noes. Mr. I.inn inquired if his notice of intention to debate theamendmen' of his colleague (Mr. Wood) would also carry over the instructions Moved by the gentleman from K-ntucky (Mr. Marshall.) The bruits repliod inthe sriirraaLve. Mr. Linn said as he deemed those instructions related to a subject of great importance, aud as he did not waut to embarrass the motion, he would withdraw atl objvo tions to tkn qnestion being taken at the present time. Mr. Crsnitois then renewed his motion ta lay the whole sutject onthrtable. Mr- called for the ay s and noes, but they were not ordered, only four memaers rising. The motion to lay us tho tabid w-aatheu negatived.? The question was then taken oa the amendment of Mr. Wood, aad it w as carried, aad the tesolutiou as amended was adopted in the follow mg shape: ? hetolied, Thst the Pieei ml oi th? I'niie i Ststej bs requestsd to eomibtinir ite to tins llosic. ?l> cue informal ion ta uw |> ??r?.ion. *nifi rusy 1101 Dt lucoinixtikle with lliepuu"c "'jf*'' touahikf the Amrrictk cms nc C4yiurpa At Mnti he is Msiieo; and.alto soy informal!,>t hrm>> h*vs, snd not in'nmpatitds witti the public iut r'lt, coaccniu <?rt.cnitiliinii uoc British pricoucre in V*? Diemnn'c Ls.d. Hirr*i. or ihi Dinn ri Law. Messrs. Anps.ason, Ubksn. Owslkt, and the SrKA?ra presented petitions from vuricus parts of Kentucky , praying a repeal of tb- Bankrupt Law, whiob were relerred to the Commute on the jinliriary. The Hptinrh presented I petition from citizens of Hichmuud, K) prat in ft repeal of the Bankrupt Law. Mr. Bmioos moved that the petition he rt larml to the Cummitte on the Judiciary, with instructions so to amend the Dankrupt Law, as to include within ita provisions corporations i.suing patmr for circulation. Mr. 'tuowrson, of Mississippi, moved the previous question Mr. Cast Jsmivsow moved to lay the petition and the instructions on the table, and asked for the ayes and noes, which worn ordered. Mr.CurroKn suggested to the gentKman from Massachusetts to amend his resolution tiy a declaratory proviso that it was not intended to ia'. rf- re with, or interrupt the execution of the order on Kri ?y last, by u hieh the committee were instructed to bring in a hill to the Bankrupt Law. rCriea of Ord rot !or ] The question was then taken on the motion te lay the petition and instructions on the table.and the yeas and nay a having been called through, a great number ol the tarns hers changed th-ir roUa. Mr MrKir wished the mover of the instjucttona to say (order, oid- r) wheth- r he intended t?> this m.dioi, , repeal the order of Friday last. [Loud cries of Oid<r, iar.i Mi. W lit mH he hoped thi ra was no dniro to play a trick npon thn Itoma, an 1 lh re ha 1 hi an so total a rr.i? apprehrnamn of tha (juaatlon. that h.' hopad tha Sj? ?k< r >\ oul.l stata it. fo that ganth man might know for w bat th-y waravo ing. [Ordtr.or.iar] Mr I.awn Wu.t iami ?aid th ustr.l way to r< otify ? c.iof that Wind wai to move n riconsi terstion of the rot' , at.d not to go into axplann'inn* at 'hit ataga of tha pioranlinea Ha oljm tad fo an li in gularlty. Mv 'Vi?? ?i:d th t holorn tha rc-ult mi nnnnnaaa i. ' ! iJ ht t ' I&4 Ill Older to Mt OB dt is'.aadingW he had a right to ask for on ezpianatioa of the quc'tion. Ho bad changed bis rote once, and might change it twice. The SrKAiBB aaid the gentleman from Virginia had a right to the information be allied for. The question waa then reitated by the Bpraktr. Mr Wur?I naderitaml, and my rote may stand. The a) es and noea on the motion to lay en the table were the" announced, and were ayre M.noeaM. Mr.Ccirroai) thon suggested to the geutleman from Massachusetts [Mr. Brings] to accept the prepoaition he had batbr* submitted. If this waa not done, he weald more for a reconsideration of the rote juit taken. Mr Baious accepted the modification. Mr. Wise ?aid he would like to know of thoie gentlemen who were concocting tbeae initructiona?[order, order,] haw it waa possiblo for them not to taterfare with the inatrnetlona already giren to the committee. They wauld iiitei tt re with it?they muit inteifere with it. The previous queation waa aeconded, ayea B4, noel M. Mr Fillmsbe aaked the gemleman ftom Maaaaehuaetta till further to modify kia resolution, ao aa to inatruct the committee to make such other am'-admenta to the Bankrupt Law aa in thair opinion waro necessary: air raorriT inn now he law sou Id he amended wLea it wti repealed. Tha House had already(instructed the Committee to bring in a hill to repent tha law, and tha present motion waa to initruct them to amend the law, [Loud cries of order, order.) Mr Ti-antr moved to lay the whole subject on the table, and called lor the yeaa and ,naya, which wars ordered. The Clksb then commenced railing the yeaa and nay a but had not proceeded far, i? Mr. Sraiuo rose and said when he diacevered thia waa a great question, and waa rxcitiug unuaual interest He therefore demanded what thu real question was. (Roars f laughter.) The draaacn stated the question, and the clerk proceeded with the call for the yeaa and nays far some time when Mr. Sraioe again arose and addressed the Speaker, but owing to the great noise and confusion prevailing he was not heard until he had considerably raised h? voioe, Mr. Speaker !" The Spasaaa?The gentleman from Kentucky. Mr. Sraioo?Let the Clerk cease to talk until I get some information as to the state of the question. [Roars flaughter] The Sri:*urn?The resolution will be ( in read for the information of the gentleman from Kentucky. Mr. Sraiao?Certainly for my information ; my own information [Loud and general laughter.] The resolution was again read, and tho call of the yeaa and nay a concluded, wheu the vote on the motion to lay tho subject on the table was announced, ayes IN, noes 101, so the motion did not prevail. Mr. OtNTav then moved that the house adjourn. Mr. Allkr called for the ayes and noes, whish were ordered, and were, ayes 101, noes 89; so the Houso adjourned. Baltimore. [Correspondence of the Herald.] Baltimore, Jan 15,1642?9 A.M. Dtitingviahrd Arrival*, $*c. Mit. Editor? His Highness, Lord Morpeth, Miss Clifton, and Mr. Burton, arrived in our citv yesterday afternoon, ia the Philadelphia train of cars, and took lodgings at BaraumV His Lordship is journeying to the seat of government, and will leave probably in the morning. I have had a talk and a shake i bands with Burton, who informs me that himself, in coniueetian with Mia? Clifton, have la Iran Ik* 1 Holliday street theatre, and intend opening it, for a short season, on or aboat the first of February This is a most capital arrangement, and will, I ana convinced, meet with general approbation from oar theatrical loving community. Butler is performing at the Front street, but he is miserably sustained The stock company there is so far below par as to be almost uawerthy of notice.v The learned Blacksmith has created quite a sensation. He is to lecture again to-night, on a philosophical subject, in which he proposes to refute some of the doctrines of Sir Isaac Newton It is stated that John Sifiord, Esq., recently appointed Secretary of State, by Out. Thomas, has declined that office. An individual named Charles T. Toney has been arrested at Annapolis. He is agent for the Emancipator and Star, an abolition paper. He was discovered taking notes of the proceedings of the Slaveholders' Convention, held at Annapolis latelv. and froin writings found in his pr esession, is sapposed to have vielaed a law ef Maryland, which prohibit* the circalation of incendiary publications. See. Ha ha* been remanded to Anne Arundel county jail until Monday next. Grcexcitement it *aid to prevail in that oity in reference te the mbjeet. A new born infant was found early this morniag, ia an alley. It had been knocked oatbe bead with a bludgeon by *one unknown murderer. A heaviness and dullness yet pervades our markets. Flour isatill held at #5,87$. The quotation* of wheat dre aominal?no arrival* of it. Exchange on New York 3| per cent premium; Philadelphia, It discount; Virginia,Sa#4discount; Kail road notes, 13 a 14 discount The met ting of the batchers has had no effect on tlwse orders; they having agreed to continue t iking them as usual The subject of the repeal of the Bankrupt Law ia at preaent agitatiag the public mind. Our citizena are warm for the trial or it. This is a clear, bcautifal morning. Yours, Twist. Philadelphia. [Correspondence of the Herald.] Philadelphia, Jan 15, 1842 3fort of the Development* u^aintt the late U. S Rank Officer*?Death of Julge Hopkmton?Probable &ucce**or? Stork*, tfC. In the investigation which is going on before oar Recorder against the late efticcrs of the U. 8. Bank, you know the counsel for t.'ie defenea have no right to be heard. Having a knowledge of this fact, I was net a little amused yesterday evening, to witness the very ingenious manner in which Mr. Cadwallader, the counsel fur Mr. Juuden, threw iu a pretty little speech on th* plea of placing his client rectui in ruriu?or rather on the ground of ascertaining from the Recorder the light in which the Court viewed hie client's position before that tribunal With that luuriitr of manner for which Mr. C is remarkable, he embraced the opportunity pretty effectually to review the evidence which had been adduced, at far as applicable to Mr. Jaudon?in regard to wham, with the exception of a single .ct.on instanced in the tuo sittings, he said v as no more connected than the farthest man in Europe, lie also spoke iu high tone of eulogy of Mr J.?of his having foregone his winter residence iu the so.tli, upon the mere intimation that these proceedin s were likely to be instituted, that he might be bore to meet them. That during the time these alleged mpiopertiansactiona were goin.; on, he ?. t? Mr. Jawdon resided abroad. and could not therefore be responsible tor them ? All thin, ami much inoie was handsomely and effectively said, on a rrque.'t to tb? itecoider lor information rejecting the shape and nature 01 the aeon at ion against hi* Client I doubt whether, had bo been permitted t<> apeak on the subject at length, he t ould have made a more *eiriceable speech for Mr Jaudon The further examination cf M r Taylor, present cashier of the Bank, wan con'inued alter the ch ing of my letter last eveonig, and in reply to several questions propounded to him by Mr. Hrewater, exhibited the lollewing items 01 irregular expenditure. The are lumbered iu continuation of tha previous examination. 49. A MP**r charging >1.690 75 to "permanent rxpence*" tar premium paid on Mm certificate, signed C* 9. Caldwell, and maiked by J. C. O.sbier. 49 A umiiar paper, dated Nov. 14, 1837, charting $194 49 to same accouuifor interest, ami signed "W. Pone of the clerks. 40. A charge to same account, Nov 94. 1837, having credit in favor of C. VioAllist-r f-r >311 44, an "specie deposited,' and maik- t ' ch* 4a perm. exp. T. 8. T.*, The witness said the marking ? is hi* own and was made by the order oi Mr. Anun-ws or Mr. Cowperthwait. 41. A credit to drnhjOtme <late,<dr $1,010 59 on treasury warrants, and marked lik- the fmr ter 69 A similar credit, N jv 30, .77, for >9,015 6fl for 4 per cent, premium paid on Mint certificates, In ring the same mark. 63 A similar credit, Dec. 1,1 37, for cash paid C. McAl- ' lister, >3 469 15, as premiutr < on treasury disfis, same anark. Tne letters i". 9 T ' 4 tbi* and the other papers, are followed b> the It ttera < I. A. which the wit 111 as said mean " General Account." 64 A paper d*te?l June 96. 1-39. crediting cash for paying fSO.iOlon sundry receipt! ol N Blddb ; this enclosed the receipts referred to. Two of tho receipts had the li tters W. B. It. in pencil up rr tbrm, which the v. lines* said look' <i like the name"R'?d." Mr. Uitf win*?Who i>ut tho?o loiter*, W. B. R. on the receipt* an.l what do they mvnn ? I can't Mjr. I could gtte** what the? mean Mr. Br ?iru-Wt don't wtint gut-Miug. Lot us see tl.e in \ paper. I!, \ i ij>t, July 6, 1W, for (19(CO from N Biddle to iiio C..shit r of the B?nk. td. A'.otber receipt, Sept. II, 1939, for $5,Ot'O, from the aae to the mine. Thi* "*?" ranked m pencil," Wni. II R " biitth.' witness nld bo did not know who wrote it. The receipt w?? In the hand writing of one of the cb lb*, but the signature Mr. Birtdlo'* own. j, i7. A receipt fiom'he <?", Oc'. f, H'8,for $1 ooo, for ' rnUcelloneou* ekpenn ? " ah. A rec ipt, Aug 'Jo, lr-W. from the rame tc the Cashier,for $1,040. ot?. A^rereipt. Sept. '34. H:W, to the hank for $S,000, signed by N Biddle, and marked in pencil " Wm. B. R on one corner. 60. Another receipt, July S, IMS, fron the tame to the Cashier for $7,000 61. A receipt July 31, the 1st Aiiiltant Caahirr if m N Bh dlc.frr $A,>on | N. Anotliir receipt, .fav. 3, 10J9, front the jjme, fer

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