Newspaper of The New York Herald, April 14, 1848, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated April 14, 1848 Page 1
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, Who la l?o, HOC. H. 'Illla of Acts pneaetl br the Legls'altire of the 8i??? or .Haw York, at the Tlst Session thereof, I84N. To authorize the holdlnr of a speolsl term of the reccrder'a court of the oity of Boffalo. To amend an act entitled -An act relating to harbor Easier* In the city of New York " To authorise the mayor and common councilor the city of Brooklyn to oreate a loan for the purpose of paying cer'ain claim* against said city, and also to raise money by lua to pay the expense* of making pro (Ilea of (treeta. T? provide for the Ailing of yaoanciea in the offico ol horiff. Mailing appropriations for the caDal debta, and for the finnnnrt tsd mnlntanHnss ftf thm Aanolfl for thft 9 months ruling the 30th of September. 1P48 To t xtenii the time for the collection of taxes for the year 1S17. Mali lug appropriations for the exp*n?os of government for cine mouths of the fiscal year ending the 30th of Sep t<mb.*r, 1843 To arp lot a superintendent of common schools in the city of U ooklyn. To ahcex part ot the town of Moreau to ths town of Corinth. To revive and amend an act entitled "An aot to incorporate the Home Academy " To release the interest of the Stats in certain real estate of which Henry Stafford died seized, to Mary Stafford In relation to the city of Troy. In relation to the dirk's offioe of the county of Oneida In relation to the collection of taxes in the eighth and ninth wards of the city of Brooklyn To amend an aot entitled "An aot to ereot the town ot South Valley, in the oounty of Cattaraugus," passsd ' April 2.1847. To amend an aot entitled " An act to provide for the calling of a convention to reviso the laws relative to ths citv of Brooklyn," passed May 10,1847. To amend an aot entitled " An aot for the relief of Leah Morris," passed May 21, 1830, and to revive and continue the first and third sections of said aot. To pay Benjamin D. Qulgg for arresting a fugitive from juatior. To oonflrm the official acts of Adam Smith, a commissioner ot highways of the town of Manhclm To provide for warming and ventilating thecapltol. In relation to the polioe justice of the village of Saratoga Springs. To release ths interest ot ths State In certain real sststo In ths town of Catakili, in the oounty of Greene, to the Union meeting house society of Cautersklll To authorise the oity of Hudson to borrow o sum of money to be applied to ths payment of osrtsln bonds and debts wwiog by said oity. Relative to the mayor's court of tbs oity of Albany. To repeal an sot entitled '' An eot to ostablish the old litis between tbe towns of Mayfleld and Northampton, iti tbs county of Fulton." In rtlation to ths puhlio buildings of Ouohdaga oounty. To incorporate ths Clinton Monument Association Id relation to the oourts held in and for the oounty cf Livingston. Authorising Patriot Walsh to oonvey oertain real estate. r unmr IU siutuu /\.u ROC lo auTnorinw ina construetinn of * railroad from New York to Albany," passod May Id, 1848 To amend an ait passed September 29, 1847, entitled " Au aot to amend the charter of the village of Whitehall " To amend an aot entitled "An act authorising oourte of equity to order the sale of rights of pre-emption to real estate or chattels real in certain cases."passed November 2*. 1847. To pay Rues?ll B. Buroh for costs and expenses ioourrcd by him while acting as sohool commissioner for tho town of New Berlin. To fix the timo and plaeo cf holding tho annual town meeting in tho town of Sallna. In roletlon to auita of law and equity arising in tho county of Orleans To authorise tho 8yracuso and Tully plank road com pany to oonatruct their road on tho highway running through lbs lands belonging to the Ooondaga Indiana. To authorize the formation of gas light companies . To tm-iid tbe charter of the'Troy and Greeutmsh railread at sedation To rev I re au set entitlad " An aot for the relief of the Shinerook tribe of Indiana," passed April 19. 1811. To authorize the lotmation of corporations for manufacturing. mining, meohanlcal, and chemical oparatloas. To regulate the salary of the dtatriet attorney of the ooun'.y et Broome. To amend an aotlentitled "An aot to consolidate and amend the art to incorporate the city of Roohoster," psesi d April 11,1844 To dr*In the Psoama Fly and theJBeaver kill swamp, In the county ol Ulster. To authorize the wife and heirs of P{ter Alphonao Le Couteulx to take, hold and convey real estate. For tho appointment of Inspectors of turnpikes in the several counties of this State To author)!* the commissioners of highways of the town ot Butternuts to borrow money. To arr.rnd >he cbarter of the Mutual Insurance Company ot the city and county of Albany To amend the several aots in relation to fraudulent debtors To ii dues the oapit(il stock of the New York Equitable Icetiranoe Company. Toara?ni the Revised Statutes, entitled " Prooeed ingi to compel the determination of olalns to real pro perty in certain rasee." To au'hoijze the agen* of the 8tate prison at Auburn to embank and fill np certain lands lldlaiing to a puolic highway in the town of Kingsten To amend nn act entitled " An act to amend the law in relation to suits against loreign corporations." To authoiis- the lupervlsois of Monroe county to raise money to build a biidae across (he Genaseo ilv-r. lu relation to the supervisors of the county of Rensselaer To provide for the election of the justice and tbe clerk of tb? justieea' oourt, Jn and for ihe city of Troy, and tin* apt1 iotmoot of a marshal. To extend the time for the collection of tAXee in the CPiiuty c.f Albany. ' In relation to the esol of Broome county. To relieve the Dutch Reformed Church of Pougbkeepeie from the operation of an act entitled " An act to tqianilx ' taxation." passed .May 13 1M6 To extend lhs time for collecting taxes in the town of Saline. To t'peal an act entitled " An act to divide tbe town of KtduelJ, iu the county of Oswego," passed Feb 21, 1843 In r?i*'ion to the annul' town jieetinjs in the towns of Oew gi end Scribe for tee year 194s. To amend en act entitled " An act to authorise the eand commissioners to dreln certain lands near Skajsquada creek, in the town of Black Rock," passed April 28 1817. For the division of the town of Sendlake, and to ereo the townot roeetenkill. t To'xtrni the time for oolleotlng taxes In the town ( f I.yme lo , x'end the time for the supervisor of 'he town of Turin to *nhe ihe ceth cf office To amend ?u act entitled " An act ts irccrporate the 9cbrn?ctndy and Cut .kill Railroad Companypassed May 14. 1418 To chito^o 'he time of holding the town meeting iu in the town of Bethany, for the year 1849 Prcvid:rg for tho billing cf a etcclal terra of the ci u-t f sions. in the county of Sallirac. To pr< viae fir ih? elrc.ion of tho justices cf the Justices' court, and cf the police justices, in the city of Albany. In relation to the public school society in the eity of Nsw Voi k. Iu relation to the rfflce of State engineer and survey or. and the engineer department. la relation to the i;r?i:J juty list of Westoheeter county. Amending en act ei titled, ' An eot inoorpnrating the Si'atoga au<1 W.isliii g'on Railroad Company " To prosiJo for (lie appointment of oommiseioners of deeds iu the cities ot this State Iii rtlatiou tu t!i? Orphan Asylum socio', loe at Brooklyn la relation to laying oat private roada. To am* uJ aft an entitled " An so1; to divide t*a town of Weatrh'eler, in tUo oonuty i f Weatobeater," pitied May 13 1816. To atneu i th? not entited " An not to extend the time icr toe collection cl taxea In the coun'y of Albany," jne-?d February ?6,1848 To mthorite the Canal appralaeri. to appraise the damage* euatained by the town et Alabama. b7 the water nt the canal feeder, from the ToaawanJa creek, and to provide (or tbt pay meiit th reef To e;Ul) Mb ff fo eotioole in d'i;riot number Ave in th3 town of Fiuilnng To audi life the Exchange BunkofGeneroa to change it b place of businiis. To extend ihe tuna for the oolleollou of taxaa In the town of Newtown# .tnt'.oiii' -g the cnniil eommiarlonera to leaae the ?ur ploe wa'.< r ot Olen* Fail* faeder. Further to atueud mo act to incorporate the city ol Rochester. In relutton to <he Jurlnllotlnn of the Ma} or'i oonrt ol tbu city of Tioy, and to fix the celery of the Reoider of eald city and for other pnrporra For ihc relief of L'tdwig Brumleu. To provide for building abridge acroas the Geneaee river In the town of Angelica. To authoriae the flrat Univeraaliit eociety of Lima, to use tli.i proceeds of the rale of the lower etory of their meeting hone# in thu Improvement ol the upper part. la relation to the town oud village of Wtl iantaburgh. T > provide for the nppralaenient and payment of damage* rusta'urdghy Henry It. Hewett and William B-ach. of the city of Albany, f ?r the losa or the canal boat N P stone, of lljcheater,"and cargo. To en ot the town of (Jtlboa (rem Broome and Blenheim To confirm the official acta of Samuel G. Huge, a juatloe of the peaco. To eerure to echool dlelrlot nnmhor four In Edm*aton. ei d number ?U In (he town of I'ltlifleld. in the county ol Otreg\ the legaoie* of Adin Demlng, decense I To amend an ect entitled " An aotauthorliing William Caruien to eetabliah a farry acroaa Cayuga Lake," parted May !J0,1M6. To amen J an aot entitled "An ant In relation to the town and vilUgo of Wiiharaahurfh," paiaed March Id, 1848. To amend the acta incorporating tba F.aat Rlvar Mutual Inauranoe Company, and toonange ita name. To divide the town of Sallaa, and erecttha town of Gaddee, 1p. the county of Onondaga. To oonlxm tba savant tows aleoltona bald la tba oonn E NE J? ty of Cattaraugus on tl fourth Tu-sd..y of February, 1848. lo relation to firemen in ths several elites and villages of the Stole. To amend the act entitled " An act to consolidate and amend the not to inoorporstr the olty of Buffalo, passed April 38. lF.tl. and the various nets amendatory thereof," pa seed April 17, IBIS. Providing compensation to Jonaa A Hughs ton, late district attorcey of the oounty ot Delaware, for extra eereieea rendered in aaid county during the year 184^ To levy a tax upon the town of Pern, to pay a debt against raid town. To provide for the appointment of a person to di<charge the duties of the offloe of elerk of the oounty cf Orleans To punish abduction as a crime. To Incorporata the elty of Aoburn. To amend the charter of the village of Spring vll to. To authorise Archibald Dannie, an alien, to bold and arnvdv v*al To authorise the aurrogato of the eounty of New York to record and deliver to the person or persons wlio propounded the rame for probate, e certain instrument in writing, purporting to be the last will and testament of Isaac Lawrenoe, deceased. To amend an set entitled " an aot to extend to the oity and county of New York, the provisions of the general aot in relation to oommon aohools,''passed April 11.1812. To punish seduction as a crime. To pay Amos W. Mussy a sum of money for expenses in retaking en escaped conviot To amend an act entitled " an act to provide for the election of '.he justice* and olerk of the justices' oourt in and f >r f ity of Troy, and the appointment of a marshal" To unnt-x a part of the towns of Bristol and South Bristol te the town of Riohmond. To erect the town of Ashland from Windham and PrattavtUa. To incorporate the city of Oswego. In relation to Washington Park, in tha oity of Brooklyn. To authorise the formation of tha Niagara Falls House Company. Requiring the district attorney of Monroe county, and certain other officers, to report and acoonut to lbs treasurer of said county. To author 1st the payment of the olaim of Horaoe A. Beach for canal damages To obange the name of Mary B. Primmett to Marin Rebecca Brock. To provide for the distribution of the annuities due irvui mo owue 01 ii?w i oris so sue oa;ug* iinuiun w mdl?n/. To repeal the act entitled " an aot to Incorporate the Stepbentown and Nareau Turnpike Company," pasesd April 14, 1837, and to maka the turnpike road of said com pen y a public highway. * To annex a pert of the town of Jaeper to the town of Cr??nwood. To annex a part of the town of Hunter to the town of Lexington. I In relation to the oompenaatlon of the treasurer of the eounty of Monroe. To amend an act antitled " an act to authorise Haniion Stephens to take, bold and eonrey real estate," passed May 13,1847. To authorise the board of eduoatlon ef the oity of New York loestablien eveniBg schools for the education of apprentices and others. To authorise Margaret Kennedy to tske.hold and eonrey reel estate. For the benefit of the New York Onardian Insurance Company in the oity of New York To amend an aot entitled ' an aet more efleotneUy to provide lor ooximon school eduoation in the oity and county ot New York," passed Mey 7, 1844. To divide tho town of Union and ereot the town of Maine, in the oouaty 'of Broome. To release the Interest of the State In certain real estate of which John McLrish died seised. To change the name of Johan Htnnericb August Yon Rethwisch to that of John Washington. To amend " en act to levy a tax upon the towns of Mortah and Etlxebethtown, and to completa a oertain road therein," passed October 38,1847. To provide fur the election of Connty Treasurers, and fix their term of office. To provide tor a Free Sehool in District numbir fire, in the town of Newtowu, in the eonnty of Queens To provids for a Free School In Diet riot nam her four in the town of Newtown, in the county of Queens Authorising the oity of Albany to raise money by tax. end regulating the expenditure thereof, and far other purposes. To authorise the formation of railroad corporations. To authorise the Presbyterian congregation of Middleport, in the eounty of Niagara, to borrow money To repeal an act entitled " so aot to annex a p*it of Il>>. tnor. oil Ch.nnilifik In (V. nf Pl.t t?k III in lV,H county of 1'utar " To inland an Mt entitled " in set relating to the New York and Harlem Railroad Company," pissed May 7, 1840, and the aots amending the same Authorizing the removal of a tninpika gate in the town of Cohloekill. In relation to existing railroad corporations. To amend an act entitled " an act to incorporate the village of Clinton." pawed April lil, 1843 To amend the chart* r of tbe village of Rome. To imprest the Cey oga creek road, la the oonnty ol Erie. Author zing the President, Directors and Company of the Catskikl hank to reduoe their napttat. In relaiion to the Mayor's oourt of the oity of Rochester la relation to the Tonnwanda Railroad Company. To amend an act to loeorporato the village of Madison In rel?iion to justices and police courts in the oity of New York. * To tncorpnrete the Utici Wa'ar Worke Company For the election of certain officers In the oity cf dcheneetady,by|the electors thereof, and to r< gulate the police ot eaid oity. To authorial certain owners of real estate in the city of Brooklyn to construct bulkheads and wharves In front ot their lands, inl to fill In the same To lery a tax on the towuol Horneilsviile. To amend en act entitled-'an act to provide for tbe appointment of coinmiseloner* of deeds in the cities ol this Slate." paeeod Mareh 7, 1848, as far as the second section of the act here by amended applies to the oity ol New York To autborlz ?the President, Directors, and First Company of tbe Great Western Turnpike Road to c.onstruot a I'lauk Road on a certain patt of their Turnpike Road To erect the town of New Bremen, from tbe towns of Watsca and Croghan. In tbe county ot Lswit I j relation to tbe appointment of commissioners of deeds inand for the eltiesof this Btate, except the oity of New Yurk. in reiuiiiiu to m? t.inu issparimsni. To *lter the Couralrsioner's Map or the city of Brooklyn To amend an act entitled "An act to enlarge the powets ot the boar da of supervisors," paaaed May 13 1333 lo relation to the Mndlaon University. To ley oat and open a street on the pier on th? eaat side of the barin at (he oity of Albany. To release Silaa Olm stood from ajudgment obtained against him In favor cf the state of New York. Inquiring the county jadga ot the county of Queens to kerp booRs of general indices. for the relit*t of the purchasers of Old Fortification Block No. 2, West Oswego. To amend the fifteenth section of the act entitled "an act In relation to tha judiciary," passed May 13 1847. For tho construction of a bridge from State street to tie pier, In tha clty'of Albany. f To authorise tbo canal b< ard to assume in behalf o the State, the Dansville slip and basin. To determine and decide the public ntilkty of a railosd from the city of Troy to the easterly line of the oouuty of Henssalaar. Providing f r the election of etty superintendent of common ec.iools of the olty of Rochester, by the electors of said oity . To erect the town of Schuyler Kalis from the town ef Platteburc To authorise the supervisors In any of the several counties therein named, to restore the distinction between town and county poor. To amend an act entttnled ' An act in relation to the trustors of the seatnon's fund and retreat in the eity oi New York,'' passed March 17,1843. To inaorpcrato the United States Mall Steam Ship Company. In relation to the first school district In the city of Troy. Relating to the salary and term of office of the county treasurer of the couutyof Kings To amend the act In relation to tho Tillage ?f Batavia, passed A pi II 33, 1841 Te tun Oiise the M#frelh avenue and toll hridge comI nay to charge toll on (cot passengers iu certain cases. Jo hid -ti l an aot entitled " An act to consolidate and nra-nd the aot to Incorporate the olty cf Rochester passed April 33, 163-1 and the scrrral nets amendatory thereof" j.as-rd April 11, 1841 Anttorlsing the appraisal and paymant of canal dam ages to Henry B Opp J a relation to hroceedings pending before the late circuit judges Toauthoil e the mayor, aldermon and commonalty ol the city of New York to raise twenty-flee thousand dollars by loar, and to fund the same To regulate the weight of sack salt. To amend an aot entitled " An aot In relation to firemen in ih? eeTerai cities and villages of this State," pssse.t March 18. 1843. To provide for tilling the ^acanov In the office of justice ol the Municipal court Tu the olry of Brooklyn Further to emend an act entitled "An >ot i elating to common sohoola for tho oity of Brooklin," pasted May aa, 1843.In relation to the tax on dogs in QuaecS county. To divide sehool district camber thlrtern, In the town of Ncwburgh. To amend an antentitUd " An net to Incorporate the New York institution for the blind," p d Ap HI, 1H.1I, and for other purposes. To supply the detloicnoy In the money 1 iihe use an] support of the Murine Hospital at Stat an Island. To provldo for taking tbo acknowledgment of nil and ether written instruments, by persons residing out ot the State ?I New York. For thn relief of the legal keira or devisees of Kiisaboth (rllohrlat. In relation to drcumentary evidence. For the more elleolual protcotien of the property of married women. To enableJane Mary Jannoey, James Jaunoey, and William Jannoey, to take and hold real estate, end to relea-e the interest of the State In said real estate to the said Jane Mary Jaunoey,;Jaine* Jaunoey.{and Wm Jauncey. To incorporate the Long Island Canal and Navigation Company, s w TO fEW YORK, FRIDAY M( To daelire the public use of a railroad from Syracuse to Btrgbnmpton, Relating to the State Arsenal in the cl'y of New York In relaticn to tha business of Mutual Insurance Companies Making appropriations for the Western House of Refuge. Incorporating theSacketts Harbor and Saratoga Railroad Company AppropriaMnv money to tha Stockbridge Indiana. Legalising a certain conveyance ot real aetata by tba trustees of the Christian church in tha town of tilling ton. In relation to courts of record in Oswego county. To authoriz* ths trusteed of the town of Flushing to ereot ft bulkhead in front of the public property on Fluahicg creek, iiud to extend tho town dock. In relation to tbe canal debt falling due on the flrzt day of duly, one thousand eight hundred and tortyeight. Making tu appropriation to the Erie canal enlargement Making an appropriation to the Blaek lllver canal and Erie cam 1 feeder. In relation to tho funds appropriated for the canals To provide for deflcieno'ea in the Sinking Funds, under the provisions of article seven of tbe conetiiaiion Making an approprlataon to the Genoeee Valley canal. In ielation to the Chemung eanel To mend aa act passad Deoeabar 14, 1647, entitled "an act to amend ths acts relating to the Boffilo and Hamburgh Turnpike Company," passed January 23, 1830, and amended April 7,1847. To Incorporate the Clover street semloary For thn protection of emigrants arriving in the Stato of New York To amend the aet entitled " An aot to provide for the enrolm'nt of the militia, and to onoursge the formation of uniform oompe-tics, excepting the tlrst military division of this Statu.'1 passed May 13, 1847. For the relief ot Jacob M. Sohermerborn and Abraham M bohermerliorm To amend the tbird seotion of the act paasod December 14, 1S47, untitled "an aet to amend the aot entitled an act in relation to the judioiary," pasted May 13, 1847. To pay John It. Green the avails of our tain eaoheated lands. To provide for the publieation of the reports of the Court oi Appeals. To repeal the act passed Dsoemher 15,1847, entitled " en sot to pay Henry Storms a compensation for extra services rendered the State." For the relief of Metiel Dempsey, widow of John Dempsey, an alien, late of LltohfL-ld, in tho oounty of Herkimer, deceased. In relation to the Commissary General, lu relation to School District No. 1 J, in the towns of Milton and Bailston, in the county of Saratoga. In relation to the Court of Sessions of the county oi Jefferson For the relief of the Trustees of School District No. 10, in the town of Chatham, in the oounty of Columbia. To amend an aot entitled ' an aot fot tho collection of taxes In the city of New York," passed April 18,1648 To authorize tho farina,ion of the Niagara Suspension Bridge House Company. For the relief of William Swan ton. For the relief and heneSt of the CambriJge Washington Academy. Extending tUe time to rebuild the bridge of the Che ange Cecal Bridge Company. To appropriate osrtaln portions of the income of the uuiiou mates laeposite ana Literature Funds to oertsin colleges, academies, and forotner purposes. To deoUre the public use of a railroad from Albany to Colors In relation to publio schools in the city of Syra cu?e. To roduoe the tolls of the Oswego Bridge Company. To emend the act entitled "an act tela tire to the poor," parsed Maroh 3, 1&10 ProYldirg for oomp'iisatlon to the justices cf the peaoe deeignated to hold courts of sessions in the county of Orange. To incorporate the Binghampton Savings Institution, in the county of Broome. To declare the publie use of a railroad from Anburn to Ithaoa, through the towns or Flamming aud Solpio, and down the valley of 8almon creek. Cocfirmirg the appointment of commissioners of deeds in the city of Brooklyn. Heleaeiug unto George H. Patterson and Robert D. Patterson a certain lot of ground In the 7th ward of the oity of New York. To provide for the construction of a railroad from Geneeeo to the Geneeee Valley canal For the relief of the estate ef Johanna Holthusen, late of the city of New York, deceased. Authorising tb? oppralsal and payment of canal damages to Josbua Webst-r. To change tbe time of holding tbo annual meeting of thn Board of Hupcrei.-ors of the county of Genesee. To provide for building a court house in the oounty of Madison. To levy a tax upon the town of Marbletown. far the payment of a balanee due John R. Ccle for building h bridge. Making Appropriations to the dispensaries in the city of New York. To provide for tbo appraisal und payment of certain damages suaained by Jtmta Nichols, Jonn C H lyt, Robert Cad J. Horatio O. Phelnhe. Beneleh I* l!*!lfV. and Jtuti A Heyt To amend an ant entitled " an act to Incorporate tb? Aator mutual (entrance Company of the city of New York,"p?a*eJ April 18,1843 Farther to amend au nor for the collection cf taxes in the city of Albany." parted May 14. 1815 To Incorporate the Kaat River Savings Instltu l/itr. To ineorpo-ate the New York and Staten Island Steam Ferry Co To incorporate the American Dramatic Fund Alio oiatlon To provido for the incorporation cf Bridge Companies. To provide for the payment of certain expenses of gogernment Declaratory of the meaning of the words "Delaware and Hudson" >n aot passed April 8, 1845. Making appropriations lor State Library. For the eettlemement and payment of the expenses of James H Sine trill, incurred in defending him sell from certain charges preferred belore the seleot committee aprointed by the Senate To iucorporato the Neptune Ocean steamship Conpauy To provide for the Incoporatlon and regulation of Tel graph Companies To incorporate the Paoiflc Mail Steamship Company To authorise the payment of tbe claim cf Christopher Adorns, for work done on the old State Hell To amend an aot to incorporate tho village of Canton, passed May 13, 184.5. To ereot the town of North Hudson, in the county of Essex. For the relief of Eljie Hamilton nnd Peter Hamilton Authorising Obadiah Newcomb.Jr, an 1 other pereons, to erect and snalatbin dec'** in the village ef Wil1 Hamburgh, in ths onunty of Kiogt. To graut to John Harrison Kiruy the r'ght to hold and convey real estate. Extending the time for the construction of a railroad and slack Wuter navig vtion from or near Port Rout, on Lake Ch*uiplain. to iloonviile. Tor tho relief of Holloray Loa.f. To emend the aot In rotation to Justices nnd Police coutls in the city cf New York, parsed March 30, 1848 Concernicg the oflloc of dlelrlot attorney of the onunty of Sullivan. To arornd ea act entitled "an act In relation to the road of the Philips.own Turnpike Company, passed Nov. 13.1847. I To amend an aet entitled "an act for the adjustment ef claim* fir military purposes in the oity of Now York, and for the distribution of the commutation money renelved under the aet passed May 3,1848, pissed Not. 27, 1747. lu respect to the fuuds and oeouriliea in possession of the clerk of the court of appeals For the relief the Cemetery Association of tbe Tillage of Adams. For the preaerratlon of gams in the counties of Drang' and Orri-ne. In relation to Monroe academy, In the town of F.l bridge, In the county of Onondaga To build a jail iu the Tillage or city o( Oswego, as the ca?e may be Relating to chattel mortgages in the city of Rochester. Making appropriations for Sing Sing prison. In relatiou to publio offices in tbe new State Hall. To incorporate the Liberty Nerm?l Institute To enable the board of supervisors oi the oity and county of New York to ra'se money by tax To enable the town of Day to raire money to build a bridge. | To remove the obstructions betow the ship lock in Lower Black Rook, in the Niagara riycr. To erect the tewn of Wayland from the towns of Cohectoo and Dsnsville, in the county of St?ub?n. To amend an act eutitled "An act to authorize the laying out of a read from Newkirk Mills to 1'isaco t!1iage. To amend an act Incorporating the villigo of riattsburg, pasted Ap.il 28, 1831, an.l the acts amendatory thereof To Incorporate the Blaek river steam compr.oy To incorporate tbe New York and Savannah (team navigation company. To amend the act for the batter regulation of count y and Staia prisons. For ths relief of Charles O. Case. To facilitate the determination of existing suits in the courts of this State To fix tho time for electing officers for the Seneee Indians residing on the Cattaraugus and Allegany resetration in this Mate. To deolarethe public use of artilrosd from DufTalo to the State Lino b tween New York nnJ l'eunsylvauia For the settlement of claims of Hiram Mann against the Bank of Lyor.s. To autboriz) Francis K Krwln to erect and maintain a dam aorors Mead's creek in the connty of Steub'ii To authorise a tax upon the town of Canton, to com piete the embankment between the two bildgtsuver (i-aea itver. For the relief of John Tice, Samuel Snelland Alfred While and Peter ilyrids, late commissioners oi highways of the town of Sewaid. To Incorporate the Port Richmond and Bergen Point Feiry Company. To pay certain expenses of Morgan Johnson, tor contes'ing, and of Solomon Moss for defending, the light io a seat in the Assembly, from the eeootid Assembly district of the county ol Niagara To amend an aot entitled "an act authorising tbe tupervlioi* of the county if Kings to create a loan and provide further aocooiinodauons for the ooaflnamsnt of prisoners," passed April 31,1848 To ohange ths nams of Charles Dexter Users to Charles Dexter OsmbrlU. la rolattoa to Uto fmtsrlUe Turnpike Coaspoay.aod u I ZT1 Jti JV xj 1RNING, APRIL 14. 1848. the Inhabitant* living along the Mine, la tho town of Lexington. Providing for the appropriation of certain monaya, toward

bntlding a bridge acroes (he Allegany River. In relation to the aale of lRuda in the Canadian and Nora Scotia tract in the town of Plattaburch. Relative to the proofrt the Statute and Common Law of other State* and territorial. In relation to the State oflloei, and to provide for the expense* thereof To amend the charter of the Kallaburgh and Liberty turnpike company. To Incorporate the bank foi theaavinga of merchant*' olerka To authorise Ad< Una Van Drant and other* to build a draw bridge over the O iwauaa creek. For the permanent establishment of the Normal School For the incorporation of benavolent, oharitable and mU'ienary icci*tlea. To voat certain powers In the Recorder of the city of Hudaon. In rilatlon to the navigation of the E**t river by ateambonts. to enaoie Aiary ucogan to bold and oonvey certain real estate. To reimburse to the New York institution for the Instruction of the deaf and dumb, certain expense* Incurred by them in furnishing clothing for the State pupils. In relation to tho Clinton prison. Relating to the oounty superintendents of the poor In tbn county ol Klnas To authorise a loan (o the counties of Erie, Oeneaee and Orleans, for^tha purpose of building a bridge across the Tonswauda creek, near Tonawanda village. To change the name of Henry P Reynolds end William W.Reynolds to HenTy P. Keith and William W. Keith. To require superintendents of the poor to give bonds. To nn'horlse the appraisal and payment of d images to Isaac Prioe, for temporary occupation of certain lands in th* village of Lockport. For tb# relist of St. Mary's ohuroh, in the city of Rochester. Authorising the appraisal and payment of land damages to Mnrotis Adams. To authorise Samuel W. Harnard to oonstruot a set of ways for launohtng vessels. To anthorish the commissioners of highways of the town of Chesterfield to borrow money, to build a bridge. To declare the publle utility of a railroad from Fishkill Landing to the easterly llna of tho State cf New York Providing for the Improvement of Coneshs lake as a reservoir to supply the Ueneeee valley and Rile oanala with water. the business of banking, passed April 18, 1838, and the ac's amending the same. To au'horizo the Canal Comm'ssloners to lease certain surplus waters of the Kile canal to Rhoderick Price. To change the corporate narao ot the Union Churoh of Pearl Village, in the town of Queenebury, and for oth?r purposes. Au then v. lug the building of bridges over tho Krie canal and Creuesee Valley canal, in the city of Rochester. To change the name of James White Dowon to James White. To provide for the distribution of the moneys appropriated to promote agriculture, and for other purposes To provide for the settlement of the claims of Jonathan 9. Caulkius and Eddy Cole, for work done on the Erie Ouonl Enlargement. Making appropriations for the Society for the Reformation of Juvenile Delinquents In the oity of New York. To amend the charter of the elty of Syracuse. To explain the aoi entitled " an aot to supply the deficiency in the money for the use and support of (be Marine Hospital at Staten Island," passed April 7,1848 To pay the olty of Syracuse for certain improvements on State lands To confirm the official acts of William II. Olmsted, Cornelius Rosa, and Jeremiah B. Millard, justices of the peace of the town of West Union. i o aumoiize n tax upon me town 01 .Lyons, to Duua a bridge in said town. To amend an act in relation to the old mill road In the town cf Flatbush, Kings county, passed May 12,184H To annex part of the town of I'ultney to the town of Ur bana, in the ccunty of Steuben. In relation to tho canal debts and the malntenanoe of the osnals for the fiscal yenr commencing Oct. I, 1848. To prevent the destruction of fish in Big Sandy creek Relative to the ofiloe of Attorney General and District Attorney, the library cf the Court of Chancery, and to defray contingent expenses of the Stats offices To authorise the Canal Board to grant a rehearing to John B. Encs on his claim for extra allowance for work done on the Erie canal enlargement. For the appointment of wreck masters in Suffolk, Queens Kings, Richmond and Westchester counties. To regulate the issue of the Safety Fund Banks, and for other purposes. Authorizing the appraisal and paymantof canal damages to Frederick (Jreeu end Theodore Catlin. To d<spo?e of certain vacant and uoooouplsd lands belonging to the Onondaga 8alt Springs Reservation,.and for other purposes To provide for the e?tf lemmt of the claims of Oscar Granger end Walter 8. Todd, for work dons on the Gecesee Valley canal To authorise the board of supervisors of the eounty of Albany to relieve John J Ross. To incorporate the Oswegatehie Navigation Company. To Incorporate the Dry Dock Savings Institution in ths eity of New York In relation to the Recorder's Court of the olty of Buffalo To repeal au sot entitled an act for the preservation of fish iu the Hudson river, paseed March 22 1B45 Authorising ths canol commissioners to build a bridge across the Erie canal lu the village of Rome. To authorise ths city of Albany to raise money by tax to build a district school house T<> amend an act entitled an act to provide for the incorporation of companies to eoustruot plank roads, and companies to coustiuot turnpike roads, pasted May 7, 1847 To arret the town of Worth, In the oounty of Jefferson. 'To authorise the Comptroller to make temporary loans to supply any deficit in the tieasury. Authorising the appraisal i.nd payment of oonnsel damsgss to John Mead, on acoount of the Erie canal enlargement. To sloiptlfy and abridge the practice, pleadings and proceedings of the courts of this State. Tn nl?u II- nf II,. Sl.l. I. ...I.:.'l..ta In the heirs of Oavln Hamilton. A (Id rase and Heaolutlonn nf tile Democratic Memorra of Ike LegUlntiire of New York to die Democratic ft. lectors of the Stale of New York, m>?te anil adopted In Cauctu, April Uib, IMY8. Fm.i.ow Citizkns?In pursuance of a time-honored and wull approved custom, the democratic members 01 the Legislature, before their flnaladjournment, Ask leave to addreee their democratic fellow citizens thrruguout the State. The small minority in which they find themselves in the councils of the State, oommend more gtroDgly than ever to their s'.riot observance tiiose usages of organization which have se often, in times past, en abled the democratic party to rise with renewed energy and (thai en cy from temporary defeat, and have curried It triumphantly through the most severs oonflirt In accordance with the custom tor many years uniformly observed by those who have preceded them m representatives cf the demonraey at the State oapitol, they assembled In jeint oeuous on the Ulst day of Jauuary last, and, by an unanimous vote, passed the following resolutlors : Kesolved, 'J list it be recommended t? the demoeritie electo-s of each Ancuibly District in the Sute, : . sppniLt a delegate to a ct'te C'lfive.ition. for the purpose ol nominating canUi iatrs for Klectoiaol President yeiid Vice President, for tiovernor; mid Li.-utei nut Governor, and for suth other Mate officers as are to be chosen by general ticket at the neat fall election Kesnl'ed, That the State Convention be held at Utica on the I3.h day of September next, at 13 o'clock, M. Tooy are confident that the democracy ofthe State will see In this, simply an art which was expected at their hands, anj which it would have been a dereliction of duty In them to have omitted; nor can they doubt that the attuchinent of the party to ita regular routine of r-omlnation heretofore obecrvod, will rise above the whininga cf factious dlioontent, which ruay seek to raisj a doubt ss to the regulari'y of the convention * s * e e Sii.es we left our homes to enter upon our duties here, a d legated convention *f the democracy of the State, convened in strict accordance with the usages of tho party, by the democratic members of the last Legielsture, has assembled at Utica on the 18tb of February last, which for the personal and political character of Its members, their ability, seal aod patriotism , as well as ini sofii -ial proceedings, may well compare with any that ever assembled In this State. Held at mid-winter, there were, nevertheless, but three counties in the aholc State, unrepresented, and whloh the full delegation which attended, gives the best evidence of the con tidmceof the demooraoy in it* regularity; and it* published proceeding* give the beet uriJrr.ce of it* wisdom end politlo il sou miners We cannot refrain from adding an expression of our entire conriotion of the propriety of its inception, and the excellence of ita conclusions Th*t assemblage appointed a delegation of thirty six members to attend the convention to be held In May next, at Baltimore, lor the nomination of President and Vice Presl lent of the United States;?and whatever stst* of thing* moy bo tbore presented, they will but ill rttt'ot too spirit of the oouvention whioh nomloetod them, and the eenthrtrnt of their mass constituency, If Ihsy do not unyieldingly olaim to repreeent them wttbont co-rival in that body ; and lull/ aeaert and dimly maintain, under any and all clroumstanees, the principles, rights, and honor of the democracy of New York * e ? ? ? e The p.ssent position of the demooratio parly In this Stale claims the serious consideration of all those who feel any attachment to its principles, or oinouin for their perpetuity WeenN-red Into the political cinrars of IS44 united In oar principles, nnder lenders whose llres commended them to our confidence. 1'he result was the election of our candidates lor the offices of Governor and Lieutenant Governor?a large majority in both branch** of the Legislature?a reepeotaolo majority of the congressional delegation; and It' anything further were wanting to chow our proper orgauieatiou and great ?flldeneylit was tarnished in tho fact that we gave a tmjorlty of some six thousand tor the present national executive. At the expiration of two yeers we find our congressional delegation reduced to u iseugro mmo-ity, a governor of the lederal party eleotod by a large majority, and a third year throws the whole legislative power, by an ovarwhalming majority, into tha hands of our opponent*. The same part', which gave the President the voice of this State, could not bring him within 00* hundred thousand votes [era; of any respeotabU opponent , and a portion of that party Itself, diecardlng all its usages and forma of aotion, have formed a separate and compute organisation,unilor th* name of" hunkers," enjoying the whole patronage of the federal government, profeeaing to act under ite advisement. are now assailing the men and the principle! of the party they hare left, with a bitterness and reokleseueea unparalleled In the annate of party controversy. That It waa deemed advisable by the administration at Washington to remodel the democratic party In this State, by changing it* direction without impairing ite efficiency. is made apparent by the neglect of thore who enjoyed the copfldeuoo of the democracy, and by the beatowel of lt"iatrouage upon eueh ae hare reoolyed few, If any, marks of popular faror That the attempt haa been eminently UDsuccessiul, the meagre liat of hirelings enlisted for this purpose, moat oonolusirely shows I'naMa ?? xanfaal M.a naflan a/ tha .laxaaaaalla V uvsav nwwvu v? uir uniiii/v.iauv ?'-? "J they have formally withdrawn from it. and tor the tlmo have, perhaps, reduced it to a minority in the State That this secession la to be regretted wo aannot, with truth, admit?tho aecedere ooneUtisg principally of those whose adherence to u* has been simply a matter of peonDiarr interest, and whoso departure has been occasioned by the same consideration But. whether desirable or not, such is the foot; and they hold in relation to tho demooratio party a position as antagonist in organisation and In principle ui the federal party Itself. That the democratic party will rise from this temporary mioority, us it b?s before done, by the excellence of ite principles ?purified and strengthened by the departure of those who bare so long brought odium upon ite doctrines?no man can doubt; and so wide spread and all-pervading is this opinion among the masses cf the demoarooy, that we feel constrained slnoerely to declare that from the best information we have been able to obtain from a free interobnpgo of opinion with each other, and with suob intelligent democrats as have visited the capital daring the present session of the legislature, that so far <s the demoorocy from desiring a nnicn with this new party, any attempt to sIT.ct it would ha considered a corrupt nrrangoment among party loaders for their own seifljh purposes, and would be repudiated with an unanimity and a contempt whioh could soaroely be exceeded by formally uniting with the federal party Itself [The address then proceeds to discuss the question of tho tariff and ths sub-treasury, as democratic principles carried out by the demooracy. It then goes ou to congratulate tho demooracy upon the prospect of poaee with Mexico, taking an enlightened view of our post and present relations with that republic. It then goes on to ?6l ??? ?? It appears to bo conceded upon all bands, that whenever peace may take place, one of its conditions Is necessarily to be, ths oesslon of territory by Mexiao to the United States. Such territory, whatever its extent may be. is now-freo from the pollution of slavery; and the questions whioh will arise by its soquisitlon will bs, whether the mere aot of onesion to the Ualtod States of Amerios, by the grace of Ood free and independent, changes it from a land of freemtn to a land of slavee ? And if not, whether such change should be made by any subsequent act of ths national legislature ? The subject of excluding slavery from territories of ths United Htates, where It does not now exist, has for er,vn>, t(m? nail ttirncrfil ths attention of the nsnnle of this country; and the present Legislature bos Instructed the Senators, and requested tho representatives o( this State in Congress, to procure, if possible, the insertion of a provision seourlog this obj?ct, in sny set which may be passed by CoDgresa.for the erection of a territorial government. The position of the republioans of this State was correctly defined atths reo. nt democratic convention,held atUtica, in pursuance of established usage, to scud thi'ty-six delegates to represent this State in a National convention for the nomination of democratic oandi dates ,for the offices of President and vloe-i*resIdent of the United States. Thees positions, were first: ?That the principle of the ordinance of 1787, by which the institution of slavery was excluded lrom all the unsettled territories then owned by the United States (whether derived from slave or free States) should be appllod to Oregon, and each portions cf Mexico as may bo ceded to the United States, whenever, la pursuance of the invariable usages of the federal government, territorial governments arc established for them by Congress; and second:?That sineible of the difficulty of maintaining the organisation of the republican party of the Union, as it has hitherto existed, it those who take different sides on this exciting question should iusist upon a declared conformity, to tneir respective opinions on the part of the oandidates fo r the Presidency, tho democracy of New York had never made this a test question, and felt called upon to apprise their Southern brethren who persisted in doing so, what would he the inevitable effect of euch action. | In the justness and liberality of these positions, it might well hove been believed true demoorats in all sec, tions of the Union could cordially oonour. And although the views of the Utioa convention, expressed with marked moderation and a commendable regard for the feelings of our southern brethren, have not received the publicity to whioh we supposed them entitled, on every principle of justice and lair dealing, they seeis to have attracted a considerable sbare of publio attention, and to have met with a recaption us unexpected to ua as it was undeserved. The demoorats of Alabama have einoe assembled in State oouvention for the purpose of sending delegates to the same national convention; they have adopted resolutions summarily denying the power of Congress, or the people t-f the territory, either hv direct legislation or through the nation of a territorial legislature, to prohibit the introduction of slaves into territories now fres. and affirming that such prohibition can only be made by a State constitution framed by tho people of the territory, prsparat ory to their admission into the Union as a State In the meantime they insist that thoso who ohsoss to do so, may rlg'-tfully settle the territory in question with a slave population. Toentorca these positiuus they pledge themselves to the oountry and to ouoh other under no political necos?ily whatever to support for the offloes or President or Vioe President any person who ehall not be openly and avowedly opposed to either of theee forms of excluding slavery Irora the territories of tho United States, which they denounce In tbeir resolutions as belug alike in violation of the constitution and of the just and equal rights ( the oitizsns of the sUve-hotding States. Th?y also instruct and bind the delegates they frjsct to the national convention to vote for no man, for either of those places, who will rot unequivocally avow himself to be so opposed. Tbs etrse positions have since beon re-atlirmed by tba democratic State oonventlon la Virginia, assembled to select delegate* to the national oonventlon And the proscribing decree ngainet ail who will not oome torwurd and subscribe the creed sought to be enforoed, is rcferrsd to with apparent enthus asm as the noble resolution of Alabama.'' And the democracy of Klorida, one of the youngest States in the Union, in selecting tbeir de)egvtes to the National Convention, bava, within a fow days, in a manner at least as exceptionable, assumed similar grounds, seeming determined that the dumooracy of New York should re-assert their principles, or forever herealter be foreolosod by their silenoe- No reasons have been offered by either convention to sustain the i positions thai assumed. And tho people of the North havp thus not even been afforded, so for as we havu observed, the satisfaction of knowing the grounds upon which his ostracism has been pronoune J Nay, I even the sensibility which we should cxpeot to have found awakened by the snpposei necessity for so abrupt a severance of ancient and honorable political lias, seems not to have been aroused In the least degree on the part of old political associates, who have found themselves forced to so harsh a termination of Intercourse. We shall leave them to judge, as they are abundantly able to do, what is the opproprlnte course for them to putsue. Kven now, wo are oontent that oar Southern mends shall stand fully justified, if we are unable to Dow the fairness ana oonsuvuuonsriiy w me coarse pursued or advocated by the democrats of thle State, iygsrd to the entire subject of slavery. Vitally impdrtant as Is the exclusion of slavery from territory row free, we do not desire It to be effected through the exercise of any doubtful power of the oustitu'lou The founder* ot the republic earnestly and actively desired to restrict the spread of slavery. We invite to cur shores the children of labor an 1 the votaries of liberty from every clime, by holding out to them the promise of equal participation in ths blessings of free institutions; we reoelve accession* to our territory of entire States, and consent to tbalr admission into our glorious Uaionquodcr the Impression thet the enlargement of our national boundary 1* hut another term for an extension cf the area of freedom. If this b? a (Ulusiun, as it if if the"* acquisition* be made the abode of slavery, good faith demend* that the delusion should be acknowledged We have acted upon the belief that the frawr* of the constitution made ample provision for the adoption of every meesure that might become necessary to seoure the true bapplcees of a I the people that should seek a shelter under tiio institutions to which our glorious revolution gave birth. Amongst the first end greatest of these, |s the securing to the white laborer a hem* and an hoaorable station In all the free territories that tho I ore.) Mats s may possess or acquire. To do this, we bulleve It indispensHblo that blaok slaves shall bo excladed theretrom ; and we ontertsin no doubt that Ibis object can be properly and constitutionally eff voted In the ciods we have Instructed our Senator# and requested our representatives to pursue We oan well conceive that honest wen may have doubted tho polioy of seeking theaccoaiplisnmentof th s object by attaching a proviso to a bill appropriating money for the purchase of territory, or by its insertion In a treaty by which such purchase waaeff cted. They might euppoee that in either of these modes the great object of ex'oading our territory would be embnrrsssed, whilst tho grcoter obj-ct ef extending freedom oculd be oiherwise secured. We know, too. that a cover wts thus furnished to the fslse-henrted men of the North, who are operated npou by federal patronage and a factious desire to prostrate the just influence of our stato, under whioh, witonut directly meriting the great question of freedom itself, they might shelter themselves by the pretence that tho one provision was an unnecessary abstraction. bios un# new territory might not be acquired, aod that the other was unattainable, because no treaty containing it oould secure ? ratification. We oan, therefore, well appreciate the conciliatory disposition whijh Indu ; cod the democrats assembled at Herkimer so far to modify their position on this sntj?ct ar simply to in sist upon a guaranty that th# territory of the l/nl'ed Slat's then free ahoiud remain (o until its Inhabitants formed ? State constitution for themselves; leaving to sneh inhabitants entire liberty at such time to choose freedom or slavery This comproiniee we* Indicative of ihr forbearance which baa always eminently characterised th* conduct of demoorats, who nre ever t' leraot of nn honest difference of opinion, nndaho never Jeopard th# noble ends they pursue by noy-vion-oeerery sternness in regard to details not es.-entlai to their suocess The question now niarte us in a rreoticel form Oregon has remained lor years without a territorial government, and it* people petition Congress lor this LD. PrU? fwt CMca. protection." New Mcslco and | Ca'iforaU an la 111 pes sesiton of the United Btatee, nerer to be 1WW1I1 end the President oalls upon Congress to orgsnlM tor litorlal governments over them Ttaeee net region* ere now free from the evil of slavery. end we who prepoee to Insert, Inl the ecte for their governmeat, e provial? securing to them this exemption until thsy shall beeoae Stutes. ere told, not that it ie too eerly?not that It 1* an neo*seery ?not that it U an abstraction?not thet we may lose them- not that we em embarrassing e juet wer in which the government la engaged; but we ere told thet our project flnds no warrant In the constitution and that our advocacy of It subjects us t? tho peine end penalties of excomiuunioatiou from the democratic f?mily ! No resident of a free Ktato, would, wo think, venture to claim that tho establishment of slavary at th'a day, in territories of the United States, where It doea not now exist, would be either wise or expedient Not even the allurements of the Presidency eon Id. we hope, induce an adhesion to a heresy so revolting The whole extent to wbloh the publio men of the North have yet betn Induced to advanoe towards the South upon this qnee, tlon. hesbeen the invention of a theorv, via "thvf the people of the territories ?hemselvcs have the right to i elect whether slavery shall or shall not exist amongst them before they are orgin'xsd into rttat-s, and that | Congress baa no power over the suljset." Experience i has shown that under such a rule slava States could and probably would be oreated ; and those olt's?nr. who wero willing thus to suffer this evil to he extended, doub.lesi ! supposed thet their views would be aooaptsble to the I .. 1.. -I.,1 II.... !>.,? <1,. KafmaM ur. h..,. aiioedy made to the proem lings of Alabama, Virginia, end Florida, shows tbat even tbla theory baa fallen under the same condemnation which hue been pronounced upon evsry other that <1U not oonoede the abaoluta right of tho slave holder to eottle with hie slave upon frso oil. The iaventoce end advocates of this theory,therefore, though manifesting a condescension which would be ooramendable in a good cause, have net only felled to secure the fevor of our eoutbeni brethren, but have been unablo to protect themselves, any more than we have been nble. from political oetraolera. Slaveholders olalm a right independent of any aotion of Congress, or of the peoplo of the territories, to hold slaves In a free territory. They ooneeda that the people of the territory, in forming a constitution prior to their admission 01 a State, may prohibit slavery; hot deny their power to do eo otherwise. Tba reason for this reQned distinction as to the oonatitutional power of tho ismo people, baa not been assignee: and,though the effsot of the distinction in securing the propagation of ? slavery and its permanent establishment, is obvious, the ground on which it rests cannot be disooverad. That the position must be maintained by thoae wha wish to uphold the institution of slavery, is apparent, from the afaot that human alavery oannot be sustained upon any principle of natural justice or national law, and an admission that power over the subject is vested in those who form State oonstitutloue, would strike at tha root of the evil, and proolalm freedom to tho slave thrangh the length and breadth of the laud. The assartion, than, of a want of constitutional power in Congress to prohibit tha original establishment of slavery in territories now free, is tho last entrenchment of the propagandises of slavery. [The address then outers into into along and slaborata examination of the doctrine, that Cong rasa baa not power over ths question of slavery in new territories, and oontends for ths prlnoiple that Congress has, and always had, the power to exclude slavery from new territories, golr.g over the whole history of tne constitution and aots of Congress, with the opinions of ths founders of the constitution, nnd of all the great man of the oountry, showing that Mr. Jefferson himself Introduced a I pruTIKU, 1U llin nuapa ui a iuo".miwii| iuouwubi iu -uwstance and spirit with the Wllmot proviso, in referanse to the North Western territory, nod that it was approved and acted upon by the Sooth as well as the North. It then goes on to say:] ??*? ?* May we not safely challenge an examination of oar publio archives for a more solemn recognition of any one principle than is here exhibited, of what we oontend for? What is it? 1st. A series of acts of Congress embracing tho principle passed at short intervals during the last (lftv years, approved by Presidents Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, Jackson, and Vaa Buren; acts to which It would have been their sworn duty to ohjeot if they had doubted their oonstitutlonality. 3d. Acta ol a obaraotsr not less solemn than that of organising the government, prescribing the rights and duties personal and political; regulating the estates, their descent and the manner of disposing of them?of the inhabitants of eleven territories, nine of whioh have actually become States and members of the confederacy, and the remaining two are virtually snob. Si. Ante in six of wbioh, including the provision far Ohio, the existence oi slavery in ths territorial was prohibited expressly and forever, and in all of which, with one exception, express enactments were made, equally asserting the constitutional power in Congress ct 1 glaiative control over slavery in the territories. Vet strange to say, notwithstanding thle array of authority derived from the clear language of the constitution, us harmony with similar provisions, in respect to which there has never been any dispute, and with the known dispositions of its powers on the aubjeot of slavery, the continuation which the construction wo give to ith.id derived from contemporaneoee exposition?the opinions of our writers upou public law, and the solemn decisions of our highest judioial tribunals, ell sustained by an exercise of the power whioh in point either cf the solemnity PI mi HOlii icurni e<i|uiv?uau?v. IW| auir tion. is without a prarailel In our history, the existence of this power is (now denied. Nay mora, that daaial is mads by our southern associates in polltfo* a basis of a proscription of their political brethren at the north, as despotic as it Is unjust [After showing the liberal conduct of the nothern democracy towards their southern brethren, and that in supporting the south and its pecaliar institutions, they went as far ae they could, and even much farihsr than i their local opponents theught was right and just, the adI dress, iu reierenoe to this support, says :]? It is under these circumstances eud with such claims ! opon the forbearanoe and the justice, not to say thegra: titude of the South, that we are called upon to assume 1 the extraordinary and untenable petition which we i have discussed We are rcalled upon to deny the constitutional power of Congress to prevent or prohibit i slavery in any territory which is or may come within the ^jurisdiction of the f-deral government ; to deny e<]oal y the constitutional power of the people of snoh territory, while in a territorial condition, to prohibit slavery, and to assert the constitutional right of any Individual to go into such territory and hold slaves there as effectually as lie oau do in any Ststo where slavery is expressly authored by law. Farther, as wo hava already shown, the doctriuu oould not be carried without destroying the foundation of slavery it'a!,even io the -statoa. This doctrine has b:en deliberately adopted by th? democratic convontions of VngiaU. Alabama and Florida, I and in many other forms, by our SoutLrrn brethren; and : the dtmooracY of the North a.t- Soiled upen also to adopt it, and make it a part, of tMl political ''.reed, and M | ment of their issue w ith their poilti, al oppouentsloWn localities. We ere oaMcd tipou to rsrv '? constitutional the power of Coiigre" o?ef tu. iu - i.> [ rics, which has been exercised from the very ioundation cf the government, and under all administrations. We are called upon to deny ail power in Congress which has the government ot the territories, and iu tho people of tho toiiltorles, to prohibit slavery. but to Hfflrm the power of any one individual to establish it within the terrtry. No man is compelled to.bold slaves, even where slavery Is expressly authorised by law, and if any man who ahoosM to do so, can hold slaves iu territories, slavery is just ue'mur.h established there as In the Btatea where it is upheld by positive enactments. The dociriDo, therefore, when p'atnly stated, that wherever the flag of the Union goes, it carries slavery | with It, overturns the looal institution*,no matter how j strongly; ontrench-d in tho legislation, habits, and afTec tion oi loo ueopis, lr ireeaoin oe to?ir loiiantii condition, aul establishes in it* place slavery; it repeals the local laws, If they assure personal freedom to all, and eutboriz-s slavery. This doctiire are r?<juir*d to adopt aud advocate? no where found la tne conetltution. repugnant to it? spirit, and abhorrent as we have shown it to be to the principles and convictions of the Illustrious men who tramedit. We are called upon to Interpolate this new theory upon the constitution m a sort of mystical com man-law, not expressed, not implied, lu any partlouiar part, hut to be inferred from the general nature of that instrument. We are called upon to do so by oar ancient friends and al'ies, with whom we have been long associated In the ties of political bro hesttcod, and for whom wo have o.'trn made great efforts and sacrifice*.and periled our potltical existence at home. We are ealled to do so under the menace of political disfranchisement and degradation, if we reiusc at once to believe, or profess to believe, this new and startling doctrine. We are told that no one who does not make such professions shall be allowed, as far as tee politioal aotion and support of our old frieads and nssoctatsa can control the result, to receive the highest honors of the republic?thst our ancient and intimate association shall exist only for the purport) of allowing us to vote for candltates for the Presidency and Vic# Presidency who hold their opinions and repudiate ours on this great question. but that it shall not exist (or the purpose of allowing us to nominate, or vote lor, or eleot, a President or Vica President, who shares with us onr convictions, no matter if a majority of ths r?^7 agree with ns ; and that onr Southern associates will, under no political necessity whatever, support any man who * - ea_ _ ? -ui.u fcs.wee with unnvtmnM enttnaina mfi opioiuun wui?u r?_ unanimity been expressed by the MnMntlWl and legislative assemblies of nesr'v all the Northern Ste'eo. The democracy of New V'ork are wholly nnwUlirg to bellevo that ih? uokmd, ungenerous. and ungrateful proceedings, which it ho* been our pilofal duty to ex- . poee, emanated from the democratic masses o'the South. The high opinion we hum emr cli-nthed of their liberality and justice, at well ae the hallowed reooliection of a loo* continued, useful and honorable political assoatatlon, forbid It. Wore it otherwise, we should be obliged now to regard that connection as foremr dissolved however painful might be thin indispensable act of seli-rtspjet. We prefer to believe t hat the extraordinary pretence we have discussed, la rather an excrescence which he# sprung from tho struggles of party leaders at the South, f r lord ascendancy, and through its influence, for the control of federal polities. It la well known thai a schism arose tn the demi oratii ranks nt the South towards the close ?( Mr. Madison's administration, was continued through that of Mr Mouroe. aud still exists to almost every Southtrn State Nor can it bava been forgot'.en to what extent one of the sections which that schism produced, sought to InQuebce the North by holdirg up to them tho tempting lures of a Hank of the L otted Slates; internal n.provamenta by the general government, upon a gigantic toale; nod, may We not add, a protective tariff, and every other scheme which a latftudinarian construction of tbs son. tttuiion would allow, and wluoh might tempt tho eapldity of a thriving commercial population. This attempt did not succeed. A large portion of tho It* A