Newspaper of The New York Herald, June 9, 1848, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated June 9, 1848 Page 2
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I , 4j?ru<j l? | jr?l? nf irUfkWt r?i? s w*' rc*d it swoBi tlnia. *n4 t(WU:4 ! Mr ! mnre that the commtlter \*e ?n. joinf-S L* the ChttirnMn Tne r*K?ipriT?The ( hntr would to the pentleman from Massachusetts?(a voice in correction. .New ??rk'!)?the ?enUein*n from New V ork, whether ll w u'.il unt be better for the Convention to appoint the committee. Air Or.wTav?Ii that your pleasure. sir ? The 1'ki:?iokit ? It l?. Mr. OtftliY 1 wifh o let every delegation appoiut I a ca*tnfcer of the commit toe (A vote? in ?he g .llery ' Take care; don't press on tno j.o; oh. oh don't " Order ' Ther>- was great .'omuiotion up tht-rv am >ng the ' ookers ou"'in Philadelphia There were more than flfty ui-n swaying to and fro for a few seconds, and they all Jell back at onrc. causing member.') of the Couveu lion to turn roun l and look up to usee tain the damage A voice?"Let go my cout " llu! ha! "Take care, you'll Mnotlirr me " -Oh. oh. oh ") A Dm.euate. with much warmth?There Is no order in the nallerie-. ("No. no "') 1 more that the gatlerie* be cleared (Hisses. above stair*, "1 second the motion," cried out a man in the nailery. -'Order, order ") Mr. Ot>r?r?1 b 'g to inquire ag to a question .if order The PaK^iDrxT?The chair suggests that it would be better for the Convention first to app >int the committee The chair has no authority to clear the galleries. Give us a sergeaut-at-anns (cireat confusion ) Mr Oit^Tav?What is the question b -f .re the Convention? The PititoixT?The question is on your motion Mr. okwtrv?1 will medifv it by contributing to the convenience of the Convention, viz: That the commit twe appoiu ed to present the list of nfllcers for this Con- I rentfnn he the Committee on Credential", to inquire Into nil matters relating to member* claiming seats on the floor. There being much confusion. caused by private conversation among delegates. the striving for front places In the gallery, and the hammering of the carpenters. A OtiiaiTi moved to adjourn for one hour, in order to set rid of the disorder Mr. Hilliard?I hop# the gentleman will withdraw the motion, that the Committee may be appointed to iwport to this Convention when we re-assemble. [' Agreed, agreed.' ] The PntJiorxT?The question Is on thrt motion of the gentleman from Tennessee Mr. Cic.vTRv ?1 will add if any member of the Committee lias been appointed n Vice-President, the State delegation to which he is attached shall designate ointo take his place. This resolution or motion of Mr. Gentry was then agreed to new iiRixGCMcvTi rnoroiED?the reporters to be REDUCED 15 iU'MBER. A*D THE PLACE or MEETI*C CHA^OED. Mr. Bell, of Pennsylvania, offerod resolution*. viz : R<<iolrrj That the L'oai-nit .ei of Amusements [ ' louder"} te directed [tn? "'eereuiry rn-cj hit voice} t.i admit uo i?<>re strauHers on the Moor of tins Convention. f" Sn, t o," Mr UtiT?r-l make a point of order; it is this: there are no strangers here We are ail neighbors ami brothers [ Hurrah, hurrah!" aud waving of tuts and clapping of baud*in the gallery ] The Sec a f.taut read the second resolution : Kesolvad, That the Committee of A it laments ail uit no nwre than the pru|>er nouito-r of deU.atcs, ?ui u. 1 iniwJ uuiuter of reI ?rMrt. Tnure was another resilutlon? wo do not know who offered it?instruotlug the committee of arrangements to procure a more suitable room for the meeting of the Convention! This resolution was pronounced agreed to. A gentleman arose on tho right of the President, a humdred yards ofT and commenced speaking. He was pronounced out of order. A reconsideration of the vote, by which the re.soluwi? adopted, was moved. Tho question was put and carried, and. according to tho parliamentary practice, tho questiou reeurr jd on the passage of the resolution. Mr. Johnson, of Pennsylvania?We have not heard the motion. We have not been able to hear any of the proceeding* of the Convention. 1 wish to know what the assembly is doing before I vote. [" Ditto." "so do !.< ] The Phksiiikist, (turning first to one wing of the delegates, then to the other)?The question is on the adoption of a resolution, that the committeo of arrangements procure a more suitable room for the meeting of the Convention. Mr Joiinso* ?I am opposed to the resolution. i believe this hall U the bast one we can procure. We could get along very well, if the members will quietly take their seats and remain in them?[-Good '] ? without this eternal and everlasting confusion among th?m. Let this be done, and the people in the galleries, the population of the city of Philadelphia and elsewhere will doubtless maintain good order. (Cheers in the galleries. "Hurrah!") I am exceedingly sorry any persons have applauded what I have said. VVe are a deliberative party, assembled here for the best of purposes?to select individuals to present for the suffrages of the pnople. 1 am satisfied that there is no necessity for procuring another room There is no ne >"""J nuu lurawimj .uu the arrangements now made here. if the <1-legates themselves will maintain order and remain in the places provided for thein. (Applause) I trust that we will proceed to the business entrusted to our care. I think that many members arc do*iroua to proceed to business. and to do it well and speedily. Mr. Co^Lr.of Maryland?I am willing to take my aeat an a friend of irood order. Mr Jciiinsom had not concluded when Mr Coale took the ti:>or He said? Permit u? to conclude without adapting this resolution. Let u? flni-h nur busi n??. and I will join you all in the public squares and i.end up the loud hurrahs. Mr <'o*lf?The seats given to the delegate1 from Maryland arc entirely without the roach of hearing or of belli? heard We. at the extreme oail of the room, feel this is not a deliberative body (Ur t'oale now stood near to the staud ) W<are hero to transact business, aud we are not compelled to rot? f r or nr^inst a m isure until we understand its meaning and effect. 1 have here seen thinaa proposed and pissed ov-r and over again, when they ha-1 not been deliberated upon \re we to go home to out constituents, and say we have been in convention where a b >Jy ofcitizens have been calle 1 toieth<*r.wher' we h'ivehad no opp >rtunity to hear whit was goingon? This i< the case on the present oecasi n : only tinswho have good strong lungs can be beard H'e can't hear what is going on. This is the reason why w. ask the committee of arrangeineuts to alT.ird us an op portunitv of getting a good location to h^ hear t an I t<> deliberate on the imp irtant measures to be doci led on during the present week ' We are not in a hurry. Whave come here to transact business as it ought to bo transacted, not to be hud lied o3 without participating in every measure; therefore, f n n constrained to say that we have not had an opoortunity of hearing For this reason I am in favor of changing our place of meeting, that not only the members of this committee, but all the world may be assembled here; every whig. I resp-ct them as much as I do tho ineui ber? of the Convention Attempts have been male to exclude them aud to clear the galterie- I want thai we nhall have a location, where every member can be seen and heard, and every member of this Convention can show his hand, an l where every man can look and urtj 11. After the atiplause had subsided. there wore cries of ,;quc?tiou." -question.'' The Crciiijext?The question is on the resolution. {"What i? the resolution .'"J Mr. (Jcvisv?' cannot conceive ho.r we ran get a better hull thun thiH. It in Urge enough for our purport*; it is lacg.- enough for the Convention. although not quite larg* enough for tlie people. I wish it were larger I lielieve w;th the vr"ntlemnn who spoke orei the way. that we should behave ourselves as well a-tho?e in the galleries. 1 move to luv the resolution upon the table. The motion was carried. [We now noticed workmen picking their way on the ledges, outside the galleries and even with the flooring of the nam" for the purpoae of removing the upright gas tubes, which were In dinger of being broken by the rrowd in the gallants ] a pnor.iiKD, A member from Kentucky offered a resolution, that tho committee of arranirements be requente l to appoint a serjeant-at-arms. and two assistants. f- Oh ' no. no. no."] Mr Fowler?Thl'e are fifteen police officer* in the galleries uow. They have ba n sent thero by the committee. The Pnt'.siDK.iT?Police officers are uot officers of this Convention. Mr. <?k*tk??I move to lay the resolution on the table: we do not need such officers. The Piehdeit?(To Mr. (icntry) ?What is your motion ? Mr (ii.M in To lay the resolution on the table. The question was taken and decided in the affirmative. \ gentleman on the left ' Mr. President what Iris just been done * We have not heard a remark made by any gentleman who has spoken." The Pn?:*ti>? r stated what the question acted upon was An other gentleman As the Committee on Credendials nre uow in session.and no other business can be done until they report I move that we meet to-morrow morning at 9 o'clock [ Say ten," nine." ' nine." ' nine.M ' nine."] And it agreed, at ten minutes past 5. than an adjournment tsko place until 9 o'clock to-morrow morning. Thus ended the first day of the Whig National Convention. MOIIMNO OP TJtK SECnXJ) mv. Piill.4nRl.PHU. Mine R. 1M'. Since the adionrnment of yesterday, new arrangements have been made. The platform for the officer^ of the Convention and the seats for reporters, which were in the centre of the hall, are now at one end of it affording at a glance a full view of the d -legates an I the occupants of the galleries. A decided improvement and which is ?atisfactory to all concerned At hrilf-pa"' eight o'clock this tnorn'nx. tile doors ware opened : r the public The thousands outside who had Ite. n in waiting for three or four hours ater takin? a daylight breakfast, begin to ru?h in. Their heavy and rapi I movement up the steps and in the galleries w,i to the car like the rumbling thunder. There wa?. of conrse. a scramble for the front places and thou# neareiM to the platform In the course of five tniuut' ? upward of f mr thousand .sovereign* htirvied in The sound of voices, the sawinsr of plank' by tlie carpenters, th- hammer! n/ of nails the .buflTng of feet all mixed up. not even the phonographers of the day e -'ild oven begin to report I'nrUin. Mr. IJyer and his corp< of juveniles did not attempt it At a quarter pa?t nine, the President took the chair and called to order. The n?v .\*i,iiv Atwoow. of the Methodist den*, .initiation pronottn-e I an appropriate player, in which he returned thank" to Almighty fiod for giving us mi perin'ailvantsKes ever other nations of the earth and invoked the Divine guidance to protect and perpetuate onr liberti*" to future generations, ami the gne.e of 4 rod t i rest on th s Convention, that the deliberation me.v l?Htd- to wise results The Sccr< tary read over tile proceedings of yester 'j^?- dav The Psrsiticai suggested that some mod" be adopted o a certain member? from other individual* It w'lt - ' ' ' "" " '' " ? ' * J * % *> rr - ">>. ..P^'i r i Hi ?UiB? fcfli votara th# c4 tti?. H<ma4 ti.d t t!l? othef* Mill*, Mr daiifpil to know wbrthtt th?% a-idr*** : of the PrcuJcnl. on takinf the chair ye?twd?y sudr ii I'urt of tile journal. i i The SeorcU'jr replied that It Would. if the Ctlfil- ' tion so order. <1 it. i I The roll i f inH.alxir< ?a? called by the Secretary, aad | corrections wilt* in uauiu*. ' Thi< sovereigns in the galleries were vvll behaved iiu- ' ' riug this part ot the proceeding'. Sl'.NDklM The I'r.r.iiDKST said that a difficulty presented itself 1 ?whether the alternates Khali reiain their reals within i the bir of tho h'tuui Several districts are represented hy an undue proportion of persons Shall all vote, or shall some one be selected to vote for them ? ( Mr. Va?thr. of ludiaua? We havu sent up some torty odd members, asking nothing more than our sin- ] gle vote. I A gentleman arose to speak. The PitKiiDfcNT Tapped to order, there being much ( confusion. Mr kim. of IVn lisvl vh ni:i v:?i(' Iih unilorRtnnil flint ' the Committee ou Crodeatltla were now ready to re- : ; port , Tho Phi-sidest (after having rap;>ed )?Gentlemen ! will pirate keep silence I" Order," " order "J j j Mr. Kixc repeated that he was informed that the Committee on Credentials were i eady to report. He ' presumed that they will report the name* handed to 1 them by the several delegations j ] Mr Haklax ? I now move that the address of the , President, delivered yesterday, ho entered on and j , make a part of tlie journal. Mr. Vante. one of the Vice Presidents, put tho ques- | ( tion. and decided that it wan carried in the affirmative, j j A Voire, (way down the other end of the room)? I What is the question' [Laughter ] | . The President?It is derided. A Voice?Whatisit? ' Col. J. Watson Wtm, sitting at the reporter's table anitu roi r?No matter what the question Is; It's all right. ' Ha' ha! "O. K." Ha! ha! 1 TATE OF THE RATIOS. 1 Mr. Everett, (a Vic* President, on the stand)?I hare a resolution to offer, with a view te have a free 1 conference on the state of the nation. He read It, vis: 1 That when the Convention adjourn. It be to two and a { half o'clock. P. M : the hull for the reception of reporters. and the galleries for auditor*, to be opened at four | o'clock. P. M. Mr. Everett was willing that the resolution lie upon the table, to be called up at a future time ! A Delegate moved that the report of tho Committee on Contested Seats be now called for. ' The President stated that the report had not yet ! been mad*'. A Delegate remarked that the chairman of the 1 committee was now drawing up a report. mode or voting. 1 Mr. Bradford offered a serins of resolutions as to 1 the manner of voting; one of whioh was. that eaoh ' St .te shall bo entitled to as many rotes as it has Sena- j tors and Kepresentatives inCounress; the vote shall be taken //er capita and viva voce. Delegate* from Sena- 1 torial and Representative districts shall have one vote 1 each, etc. Mr Hii.lmhd?1 move a substitute. The Phkiident?It is not in order. Mr. Hilliard?I give notice, then, that F will offer It. 1 Tho President?An opportunity will be offered. Mr. Braxaford ?There is no misunderstanding my ' resolutions. They are offered In such a manner that 1 any portion of them can be taken out 1 think that they are so plain as to meet with approbation from tho Convention. 1 suggest that the rote be taken on each 1 proposition, separately. [ Second that motion,"? let's have the question."] J A member moved to lay the resolutions upon the table; but sub?e lucutly withdrew tho motion at the in- J stance of Mr. liransford. eat* for delegates. Mr of 1'enn'ylvauia. submitted a resolution, that all delegates and alternates of delegations beyond ' tho number to which each State Is entitled, be requested to take their seats in this hall in the rear of those who are entitled to vote. A Member?I hope that the question will lie over. 1 Mr. Henry?My object Is to diminish the number 1 think that it is a proper resolution. - 1 The President?All this is out of order. Mr Henry?1 will remark further in view of the protii.sitimi lh>t 111.. r!nmn>ltlM ,,n I 'ru.l.inlitilj 1....I ..,,1 t the mbject before them. and could not report upon it. [Mr. Janifcr offered a resolution, but nothing was douo with it?that no membur shall speak more than ( ten minutes, except with the consent of the Convun- 1 tion.] I Mr. Kowlkr?This subject was before the Committee ' on Credential* It was stated to the committee that one of the Western States has forty delegates present. i and that if the number beyond the electoral rotes be excluded, all the rest of the delegation will retire from i the bouse. Let them go;" 11 a! ha! ' They mu?t i be very sensitive.'- "1 should be very sorry for anybody t to say unything like that of me "] < Mr. ST*rr. of Indiana?We have come here, willing J to submit to what this body may do. provided you give : us the counsels of those who accompanied us. When you call the roll, we will vote but twelve votes. [ All 1 s-itlsfled.."all satisfied,'' "right." "right," ' all satisfied "] 1 Mr. Ht*r*'s resolution was then laid upon the table. comiso to the point. i Mr. STArr?M*. President. t The PacsiDEttT?The question it to lay upon the < table. 1 Mr. braupo[id. of Tennessee, moved again his res<-. lution that each State shall be entitled to a vote in thiConvcntion equal to its joint representation in Congress. The Chair?The Committee are ready to rpport. Wait t'll the report is presented. It embodies that Very principle. i Resolution withdrawn. i The C it a is?The gentleman withdraws lr.s resolution for tlie second tim?. (Ha ! hi! ha!) (i-ntlemen will ' take their seats. (Rap- tap? tap? tap? bang.) ' Till r I. PORT OF THE ' 0 M MIT I F.E . Mr. Tuo?. Bt King, of Georgia, presented th1 ] report of the Committee on Credentials. The seq'iei i will show that it presented as nice a question to settle as the report on the Hunkers and Barnburners, at Bal- ' tiin >re. Mr. Kind?I am dircc'ed by tho Committee on Credentials <>f the St*' e delegations and delogat-s. to present the result of their proceedings to the < onvention They also report a resolution. U|ion wMch thej- desirthe Convention first to act. b< fore they proceed to the remaiuder of the report The resolution wa read. It provid-d for tlie admission on the floor as honorary member*, of a deb-gati m of whigs from the District of Columbia Unanimously adopted Mr. Kite?1 now move. Mr. President, the reading or the report. The report was read, concluding with a scrios of resolutions 1st. Keovet, That the majority of ''elcstes fri-n States n"' fully ropre en , I* authorised to vote for liintri ts from which there an let delegate*, and he uuthunse t t till vacaoc e?. The second resolution selects frointh- Louisiana de- ! legation, the following gentlemen toes*? the vote ot the State : Mcs rs Lafayette Sanders. Samuel J. Peters. I M. i'o:irwl. B. Winchester. < Bullitt, tuil O. B Duncan. The third resolution authorizes Col. W. II. Russell to givo the vote of his District, in \Hssoun. I. Rs < ol v * !, That the del-elates from all the States, he rC'|ue-?. fed to select the nuin'sjr of delaca'es to which esnli State is milled, to tr present (aid State <>a toe fl.?or, an>l that the slteruausj or s<iper.iumeraiy delegates have seats provided fur thcin as honorary members. The sixth resolution provides that J. W. Wray. J. Kitchie. C. Bullitt and P. Maher. of the Louisiana delegation, lie entitled to cast the vote of Tex is in this Convention. T1X AI WtlKl ('01 Vi;\ TlltS. At tlie instance of Mr. Hilliaiio. the proceedings of Lhe Whig Texas State Convuntiou. held at tialveston 'in tin* l.ith of May last, were read |Tho Convention declares it* first choice to be General Zachary Taylor, f ir Preaident of the I'nitcd Stati n; hut thit it in ready o sacrifice it* iicrsonnl preferences to the decision of tli" Whig National Convention; and give it* nomiuw i cardial and unanimous support ( VpplauHc ) By resolution. delegates art- named to this National l (invention; and it it provided that if they l>e not present any or all whigs from Texas. in Philadelphia during thi* Convention, sliull be entitled to act a* delegate*. toother resolution provide* that if no delegates or .vliigs froui Texas be present, then the Louisiana delegation .shall cast the vote of Texas in the Convention. Mr. of Pa., hoped the report would be adopted collectively. a talk rro* tiii: < hjkct. Mr. Kimu. of Ga.. suggested that the question be taken upon all the report at once, except upon the resolution* relating to the Texa* representation. Mr. Kowleh. of New York, appealed for a separate vote upon each proposition. A very large minority of the Committee were opposed to every one of them lie hoped the vote upon them would bo taken separately. that the several propositions woul i be discussed with kindnef*. and to the extent which their great importance demanded, lie asked a separate vote upon each proposition Mr MlTr.Hin.L. of Mo. (one of the Vice President*). a*ked a separate vote upon each proposition The first resolution was read relating to fragments of delegation*, 4-c , giving the whole vote of a State. commaim:*. Mr Joit"??o\. of Pa . had no idea of a scene like that at the Baltimore Con vent Ion. We want no Gen i otnmander affair in thi* Convention (live each State the vote to which she I* entitled in Congre**. a* far a* represented here lie protested *g>in?t thi* proposition to fill vacancies, and against giving one man 3. o. or 31 votes in thi* Convention - fur the principle will s<o to thi* extent It is the very thing which we *o much condemn iu the Baltimore Convention, in the nine votes given by (ion Commander. No mm in tlii i ' invention should be allowed more power in it* action than another lie should vote against Ihe resolu', - ii Mr llRVAf. of S C., said that a* a member of that state to every word that had been *aid by the .'entb'inan from Pennsylvania, he would say. amen, and amen. (Applause) The ( mai*-~i hope that gentlemen will not applaud, or we shall get along very slowly whenever a good I thing is Raid we have so many of them (Applause.) Mr. Biiva's did not wish to be a General Commander to give the nine votes of hti Statu. He was the representative from Charleston. Me would, therefore. l"ny to any member the privilege of casting tn ire than Ills legitimate vote He considered this double voting as a gros* imposition, unjust, unequal, absurd and ridiculous For himself, he had hut itnc vote, and no n lucement could prevail upon him to give m'ire Mr Ilii.M4Rn.of Alabama appealed for the full vote of the State* in the Convention notwithstanding the negation* In some instances might not he complete Vor was the case of South Carolina ann agon* to that f other State*. She had two delegates li-re one for i lay and one 'or Teylnr; so th?t this principle of one vote in this a* ' equalizes the division of >entlnirnt: and it was tl;e best arrangement that could be made Knt this would not apply to Alahima. There was no ason why the delegation fr on that State should not ;ive the entire rote of the State He appealed also list the Louisiana delegation under the decisions am vish of the Texas Convention were rightfully entitle)' to east the vote of |>xa? in thi* Convention tjr wt* MoM M ml Ri??* firtifnjf or rcttm?n4<??*t??f lwr*. ffi dlimet n?f?j?ni ! to seBU deUgntvr *? have 89 authority to ?!t the VAr?u?y. !t would bit uttjun in ltd operation. For lt? lance. it Ui? OulliMgUti ui U>? ttfih distrlel were chosen j Co represent the seventh district. he would be most likely to misrepresent the nentiiuents of that district. , .Mr Oamaok, of South Carolina. uud he eaino from ' the district represented by thin. Commander. but would only claim nnd exercise the privilege of a si gle rote. .Mr. K aire suit, of Pennsylvania. moved to strike out that part of the resolution which authorises the tilling if vacancies in the delegations. [Question, ijueslion.] The resolution was read. Mr Kimi appealed, that Arkansas be not disfranchised in the Convention. Mr. lp'aA^kLi.v, of Pennsylvania, was in favor of the largest liberty; but was opposed to any one man giving two votes. Ho wo?ld give the right to All vacancies to Arkansas; but not to appoint any other thau cltixens [>f Arkausas to till such vacancies. Mr Nbwton, of Arkansas, said that Arkansas vras untitled to three votes, but she had only two delegates, lie wished she would not be disfranchised, as they had jonie expectation of oarrying that locofoco State. A Member?Well, we can make an exception of the State of Arkansas. | Yen. that'* right, that's right J Mr. Sitoc. of New York, referred to the Harrisburg Whin Convention, at which certain vacancies in the Kentucky, and two other State delegation*, were not kliowed to be filled, and laid that thia decision determined fie nomination. Mr. Hilliard. of Alabama, read from the same proceedings a resolution, authorizing each State to give iU fall electoral vote. Mr. Sine?We want no resolution here of that sort. We meet as brother whigs?anil every one should be entitled to an equal voice hsre. Let us deliberate in barmony. make our nominations and go home and iiect our nominee. The adoption of this unequal proposition before u? caa only be mischievous in its efI'CtS. Mr. Collirk, of Ohio, presented a strong argument igainst the proposition to fill vacancies in the congresilonal districts not represented, by the appointment of ;<intlemen to fill them from other districts or States of this Union. The adoption of this principle would [ilace a very powerful weapon in the hands of our ad- | vcrsaries It is the very principle upon which General I ommander voted for nil of South Carotins He may have Imagined that he all South Carolina. [Laughter J We have two delegates fram that State, and thev u-ould have their right hands severed from the'r hodl<V befbr: they would consent to such presumption. I would deprive no State of its full and legitimate reprelentation; but I am opposed to a resolution which irould authorize a fragment of a delegation to fill vacancies on this floor by going out into Mxrket street, or into the more polite Chesaut street, to pick dele ?ate? at their option, to vote with us in this Convention. The whigs of \labama would not sanction such in outrage. It would be a proceeding of the grossest injustice to the whigs of the whole I'nion. A Member moved the previous question. Mr Killer. of New York. (?tHndiog upon his scat.) ?1 am opposed to the adoption of the resolution. Mr. the gentleman in order? The i)u?stion is on the amendment. Mr. tuM.ER?I deny the power of any State to appoint substitutes. Wre do uot know but that they may misrepresent those they may profess to represent, rhey may east their votes in such a way as may lose the vote of New York, although they may redeem Arkansas. A Member?I call the gentleman to order The subiect of Presidential candidates is not relevant. Mr Fi'ller?I have said nothing about Presidential candidates The delegate from Arkansas says, that he lopes to have the plcasuie of redeeming Arkansas rr?m the darkness of locofocoism ; but the effect may be to lose the electoral vote of New York. 1 hope that the resolution will not be adopted. Mr. Conrad made a remark with regard to Arkansas, which we did not hear distinctly, but Mr. Nkwtojt, of that State, said that Mr. Conrad ra? corsect Mr. Coxrad?Then what application have the renarks of the gentlemau from New York ? , Mr. Fi'ller?Arkansas is The 1'resiuknt rapped to order, the confusion being . {rent. Mr. A. K. Brows, of P?.. contended th'it tho respec- t ive delegations have u right to fill vacancies. The Convention were bound to recognize this right; and , 10 man has a right to open his head and cay thut dele{ates to fill vacancies have not been properly appointed by the majority of tho States represented. Mr. Haskell.?I did not rise to discuss the resolution. I rise with a view to determine the debate. The union, harmony, and the interests of the whig party, ire sentiments uttered by every man who has adJre-aifd the Convention. Instead of harmony, this discuslion will produce dissension. It is known that the dis ussion does arise out of the adherents of one of tho larticular favorites for the Presidency, to give him the id vantage over the others. This remark produced much excitement, and it was roliowed by hisses-s-s-s and calls to order. The President.?The gentleman must not cast relections. [' Order." '-order."] Mr. Haskell.?I do not design to cast reflections. I enow what impressions have been made upon me by :his discussion. 1 know that we have got to vote?the [uicker the better. 1 move the previous question, and hope that no gentleman will ask to withdraw it. The ' yeas and nays,'' ' question." ' question." question,'' were called for all over the hull. Mr. Fowler called fur the reading of the question ? The Secretary read the resolution of the committee on credentials, vii:? Kesi'lvi'il. That a majority of ilole.-Atci, Ironi States not fully r?pi?M authorised to vote f r <iis ricts fr> ra which Uierc ire "ii ilnie and he authorised to fill vacancies. The anfnriment pending was to strike out the words be authorised to for districts from which there ?re no delegates." A conversation took place about the rules, at the termination of which, the question was taken and the intendment was rejected The question now recurred on agreeing to the resolution Further debate tonk place relative to the rules of the Houae of Representatives, and as to what number can call for the yeas and navs. Mr. Ashmi in?The right of one-fifth to rail for the yeas and na)i is not in the rules. It is in the constitution Mr. Vance, (iolio vocr)?You're a wise man. The v?<te was then taken by districts on the resolution and it was rejected?yeas 12b. nays 150. (which appioximatcs to the majority of the opposition to Gen. Taylor.} The next resolution of the committee was read, that tbe fir.t six named of a larger number of gentlemen from Louisiana, cast the vote for President and Vice President. Mr. Brasheak said that he was the President of the Wl>i{ Convention in Lousiana. and he signed the instrument which mado some of the gentlemen delegates, but one hour afterwards they . xcluded him here from ih- privilege of voting. He remarked that he was in his sev?nty-th;rd year, and had travelled three thousand miles to attend the Convention. If he hail known that he would not be chosen as one of the delegnt-s to < ast th? vote of that State, he would not havo eome h?rs. [It appeared that he is a Clay man, and the others are for Taylor.] A Memckk?Is not the geutleman one of the six? Mr Bit ash ear?I am. ^ The Member?You are still on the list. Mr. Brasmear?I am. ' The Memrer?What moro do you want? Mr Blcst offered a resolution " that the first six de'e rates named in the list of Louisiana delegates, land tn the order appointed, and that the reuHnder d > consiuerca as sunaiuuios Mr I'ktf.r? mide an explanation, i-aying. that in i inftXIngcut the lint, the delegation took five to vote for , '.eneral Taylor. and one for Mr. Clay. He asked I whether tb?y had not actcd fairly and liberally? [Ap- j p'aiH-.] Judge Brasiu-.aii?The gentleman lias told but half tliu story I bulU my claim upon the fact that I am ! from the fourth district of t.onlsiana. A Mr.Mn) k said that equal justice has been done in the matter. Mr. Drtti*. of Louisiana. made a few remark i in I'Xplanntion ? With my friend iHtood a firm, undevlating friend of Henry Clay (Hurrah* in thu gslleries. and cries of Order !" below.) I am here an a friend of Mr. Clay If. after the Aral ballot, my wishes cannot be gratified. I t-hall stand by our old citixen aud well-tried friend, lien. Taylor. (Applause.) He was proceeding to show that Old Zack Id a good whig, when The Pit? .iBtxT called him to order. Mr. llur.iT withdrew his resolution That ll right ") The next resolution of the committee wan read, as follows :? That Col. W. II. Rut?)'1, of Ml -: url, give the vote to which Ms

dia'rict if entitle! on f>u Itwrrf "lie t'onvrntlnn. F.xplanations took place between sevuriil of the Missouri delegation. A Mi:mu* from that State said that <?ol. Russell had been instructed to vote for Gen Taylor. Col. Rviiill said that he did not so understand it. The whig* of Missouri are fort lay Mr. Tompkik remarked, that he had understood from what a delegate had said, tint Col. Russell bolted from the Convention and got up one of his own ; and he is representative of the rebellion (Laughter.) The delegate alluded to remarked that Col. Russell was an alternative, and that what Mr. Tompkins said was true Col. Ili'ssKt.t.?Here are my credentials. Mr. JtwiiTT?I claim to vote for the district. Mr. Ilit.i.iAan?I move to lay the resolution upon the table. Viators Voirn?"Hear the other side;" hear." ' hear " Mr. Jr.w ?:tt ascended the stand, and said that Col. Russell got up a little, petty meeting in Kulton county, two days before be came here, composed probably of locofoc.o* and a few^Mteant whiga Mr. Ri s?Ei.t. snK^^^Bhe came herewith no bottled speech to be uneorW^r He had been chanted by tw i of his colleagues that he had beyn Instructed at the Booaville Convention hut this was not so. He was no alternate. He called a meeting of hia constituents. It was not petty, as had been said |by his colleague; there were from three to Ave thousand persons there men. women, and children The meetinir endorsed ' the credential which he received at Boonville. as a dele- 1 gate to this Convention. Interrogatories were propounded and answered Much confusion prevailed Mr. Kii?o. of the committee on credentials, said that Col Russell did not infirm the committee that he had a competitor here for his seat, so far as he (\1r. King) had understood. Mr Asiima"! remarked that it was stated In the Convention that theire were two conteatanta for the seat. Mr lluaa<?il waa in favor of Henry f lay. ?nd Mr lew ett In favor of Oen>-ral Tsvlor A committee decided In favor of Col Russell liecanae a large meeting In his own district had Instructed hiin to vote for Vlr. Clay Mr. A. Cans of Missouri, a very large man weighing at least, four bundled pounds, approached the land. ' Cet up." "get up;" ' ascend the platform " N?i." h?- replied I can be h -ard h?m." standing on I a bench which groaned beneath Its burden lie was | ?t?tinn, Wh -tt ft <r>u? th? eilr-me #B-t of lit- Mow. I h<m tn be * > kind u to r?in?' bi? toil'* Mr. r>1rt I not, at Ihtf fltaf Cofl*)>ntif>n. ' n|fsln*{ tb? pper^c(liug?. anJ ftttfesl w!Mi other*. Mr. C*mi?I'll eoun! to that directly. When * raiuu here we found eight delegates nil holding cnm:ui *iou? from the name authority, so we placid Col. Ru> '. and Air Jt-wett together to cant one vote. Mr. Kumkll?H'm my commission revoked subsequent to my withdrawal from the Convention. Mr. Cark?It wait uot. Mr. lll?1 ask whether u resolution was not passed favorable to .Mr. Clay .' Mr. Cahii ?There was. Mr. KiKu,of Georgia?I move that the resolution !>u ' laid upon the table, so that all the delegated from Missouri may stand on the same footing. ["Agreed." agreed.''] The resolution was laid upon the table. [Applause ] A M?: mui.k?Mr. President, which of the eight delegates from .Missouri will cast the seven votes of that ; State ? The President?" Sufficient uuto the day is tlio evil ! thereof.'' [Ha' ha'J A motion, at halfpast one. was made to adjourn, but it did not prevail. Another resolution of the committo, was read. I that the delegates from all the States be requested to select the number of delegates to which they are entitled, to represent said States on the floor, ami tliut the alternates or supernumeraries have seats provided for them as honorary members. On motion of Mr. T. B. Kino, the words " supernumerary"' and " honorary" were stricken out. Several ?ubstitntes were offered for the resolution ; uiiuiiy mat nrst iiiirotmceii was ugrueu I", wuu ;iu | amendment. that the votes be Riven according to the ! number in tlie electoral college, ns far an the (ongres- j sional districts are represented. lot'lllaka admitted to vote FOR texas. The question next recurring upon the resolution to admit the specified delegates front Louisiana to cast the votes of Texas in this Convention, it was agreed to. upon a division of the House. secret irisiox. Mr. Everett then submitted his resolution, with a modification, to wit, that when the Convention adjourns, it j shall adjourn to meet at four o'clock. P M., and thit j the hall for reporters, and the galleries. ho opened at G : P. M.. agreed to. And at ten minute past two. the Convention accord- ! ingly adjourned. Piin.ADEi.rHiA, .lune 7, 1848. Nothing particular done in the secret sitting of the Convention to-night. Their object wan to make some better arrangement for business than can he attained among five thousand people. Taylor has gone up to lay. Thurlow Weed ia said to have swung round for iiim. Letters satisfactory to the Clay men ure faid to 1 b<t here?real old whig letters from General Taylor, j submitting to the convention anil going the whole ' figure for a whi/ Cabinet and whig oftlee-'-olders. The city continues to boil over with this political efferves- i couce like a cauldron of soapsuds. All along Chestnut street, at the hotels, at the whig head-quartern, and on the street corners, gangs of men by fifties, by hundreds, j and by thousands, are engaged in fierce debates, cheering and yelling, as if the salvation of the country depended upon the uproar. The opinion is to-night that Taylor will get the nomination on the first ballot. W. Philadelphia, June 8. 1843. The caucus held by tho delegates last evening did not further the object of the Convention in tho least, aud the whole morniDg session has been spent in actiou upon the resolutions reported by the committee upon credentials. Tho proposition that the delegations from States not fully represented should be allowed to till vacancies.'being rejected, the districts unrepresented will of course have no vote in the balloting. This rejection had the effect of increasing the hopes of the Clay men. as it is known that tho States not fully represented would be dosirous vf casting their whole vote for Mr. Clay. Tho admission of four of tho Louisiana delegates to cast Taylor votes for Texas, has sinoe given quite the contrary impression. I The Convention has adjourned until four o'clock, but 1 the reporters and the public will not lie admitted until J six. It is to bo hoped that this privato consultation will enable tho Convention to pvocood to the balloting this evening The ratification meeting that had been fixod for today has been postponed until the day alter the nomination, and may not take place until Saturday. This will be a great disappointment to the thousands who ' have come hither to take part in it ; but. as it cannot I be avoided, the whigs will have to submit without grumbling. It is reported that a letter from Uoncral Taylor is to f which will increase the rote for General Taylor's ?ido. Telegraphic. EVENING SESSION. Philadelphia, June 8. 10 P.M. | The Convention met at 4 o'clock In secret session. It is understood that the motion to reconsider the vote ' by which Louisiana 1b allowed to vote for Texas, was rejected ; so that the four rotes of Texas arc to be retained by Louisiana. The Convention next debated the question of pro- j feeding to ballot f-T til.* nominee. A debate, on motion of the Ohio delegates, followed, to exclude all cn ndtdates for nomination, that are not openly avowed and thorough wliig?. There was evidently a lively time up stairs, from the continued rappings of the President's hammer, heard down in the streets, where the multitude were 1 waiting for the doors to open At 0 o'clock the doors were opened and the crowd proteeded. at every opening, to press up stairs. The chair announced his decision that the Convenvention proceed to ballot at 15 minutes past fl, with nn amendment, by a member from Ohio, requiring first? that the nominee shall be pledged to whig principles and the whig party. Mr. Hakla*d, of Kentucky, sustained the amend ment and referred to Henry Clay. [Cheers.] The chair decided the amendment out of order. An appeal was made. Mr. Haskell*of Tennessee, said the amendment was an insult to the Convention. [Hissing by one-half the ; Convention], he did not mean this offensively; but no man than a whig, could bo nominated by this Convention. (Cheers. Rap?rap?rap. Great fermentation.) Mr. Everett. of Vt . spoke upon the point. (Or- ' der.) Mr. Uentrv asked for action upon the decision. This Convention had no right to dictatu this or that candidate. Tho delegates came here under inctruc- ' tions from the people, nnd the nominee of the Con- i vention would be the candidate of the whig party. (Great cheering, the people In the gallery joining in.) The amendment was an uncertainty. The whig nominee would be tho whig candidate. I move to lay the appeal on the table. Mr. Ki'ller, of New Vork. protested in the name of tho New Vork delegation, which ho t>aid had not been heard?he said if that State was not heard, It would be heard through tho ballot boxes. The Chair said New Vork must be heard in confer, mity to the rules of the convention, as well as otlie1' States. Tho previous question was then ordered, and the question taken on the resolution, thit this Convention will Ht fi1,' o'clock, nroceed to the choice of a candidate for the offices of President and V'ico President. Ro*olv?d, ;hd a'ltlioril 'J dele ja to1 ?'i:i!' vote viv.t vrrr, o n d if upon the flu", ballol n urioico i.s m .ilo, tfio Cniirentiuu will 11 coed in line mrniier untill a uhoi!? it in t>l H'li n t!i? c mdMato fur President it ohosim, the Cnnvuntiou will pruvccd ia liku niai.- , tier to tlii! choice ?f Vice President. The resolution wort put anil carried. Mr. Fullf*. of New York, said that the whig constituency of New York, sent hor delegate* to rote for a whig and nothing hut a whig; tho State of New Vork. unless a whig Is nominated, would not regard 1 liorself ax being hound by the nomination. Mr F. offered the following resolutionResolved. That as tho first duty of the representatives of the whig party in tho United States, is to preserve the principles aud integrity of that party, the 1 claims of no candidate can be considered hy this Convent inn. unless such candidate stands pledged to nipport in good faith its nominee, and to he the exponent , of whig principles. A question of order on the reception was raised and sustained hy the chair An nppeal was taken, and debated by Ashman, of Massachusetts; Milliard, of Alabama. and Jenifer, of Maryland, on the reception of the resolution, as infringing upon the order. pr? scribe 1 by resolutions previously adopted. A motion to lay the appeal on the table was carried. A motion to^djourn until to-morrow morning, at ' | o'clock, was last. The ( li.iir then dnelded that the Convention should now proceed to nominate, nc cording to previous order Mr. C*?irBEi.i.,of Ohio, nominated <ren. Scott. Mr. nominated Webster. Mr. Kent, of Maine. In lie half of the people, nominnted Oen. Taylor N. B. 1 llltint. of Now York, nominated Henry Clsy, in behalf of tho whig'of the L'uion (Tremendous applause ) MrJ ? nominated Judge Mel,can, of Maryland. Mr. nominated Mr. Clayton, of Delawaro. Mr. Oali.ow av. of Ohio, said he was empowered to withdraw Judge McLean's name, on condition that it might lie afterwards presented. Judge SAi-snr.s?, of Louisiann, was. on motion. allowed to define (ten. Taylor s position. He read a paper. drawn up by the l.oiiioiana delegation, as follows Tho position occupied by General Tsylor. in relation to the Presidency does not s<-ein lo be correctly und- jtood Ky niadv persons and for that reason It Is deemed proper by the delegation of l.ouMan*. to make sneh.explanatlon end statements in relation to that statesman n? may effectually remove ell doubt in the ?!Torts at misrepresentation aud misapprehension on that point. Oeneral Taylor has taken no part in *<iQL bit um><? tft ill id j'tiiiv-miou M A ' ftBdMut''; I I hi* friend? throughout the country. r?th?r dix- | J cmirigcU than Kncftirdgfl by biro hav# plind j hi;;s prouilu?ntl.v b?-tVre tlio notion. the pluee . nrc occupied b.v the l.luslrlous father of lila country; I- i- : : , !i r consents to the nomination, lie t' in the hands of hi* friends who with the choice lie has publicly i .-J 4i-. . ule ity .stated that they might withdraw hiui v. iimu r they thought the intc-ruid of the country roi;ulrod it. lie does uot consider tint under the circumstances on which his iiainu has been brought for- * ward, that it would be proper in him to withdraw hlincelf. Such lias been his position since he assent j e l to the Uti! of his name subsequent to the captiure of t . louterey, and such is his position now. Ou the it part of ilie delegation from Louisiana. 1 will further <i state, that Gen. Taylor desires It to be und-rstood. that in his opinion, his friends who ramn into this '' Convention are bound to abide b-^ its decision, and to " sustain the nominee heart aud soul; that General Taylor recognizes, in his friends in this Convention. V the right to withdra\ his name, aud he will cheerfully acquit see in such withdrawal. Gen. Taylor, we are jj al>o authorised to ray.will hail witli entire sitisfactiun any li'imination besides himself, being persuaded that n< the welfar* of our country, requires a change of men h aud measures, in order t arrest the downward tendei cy of our national affairs. On making this announce- H merit, the delegates of Louisauu wish it to be ? t s'.inet'y understood that it involves no incon8 stency on the part of General Taylor, in case ihe choice of this Convention should fall on another. ; If Gen. Taylor's friends in this Convention withdraw him. it will be tliuir act, and not his ; and by the not of uniting with tills Convention, his friends with- p draw his name from the canvas, unless ho bo the nominee of this Convention : and wo deem it proper to assure the >vhics of th.i Union, thut wo dosiro the no- - initiation and flection of General Taylor to the Presi- v ilency. on no other than national grounds. Trueman Smith, of Connecticut, presented tlio fol- ' lowing letterirom Gen. Scott. Washington. June 3d, 1818. Dfah Sir:? 1 hapten to acknowledge the honor of your letter of * this date 1 admit and feel all the forco of the public views you have laid before mo. I'ntil within a few ^ days 1 had not suppose.I that iny namu was at all likely to be brought before the great Whig National Convention, now soon to meet in Philadelphia to 3 select the candidate of the whig party for the next Presidency of the United States?whether I receive votes or not in that enlightened body for the high station in question. I shall, as a whig, feel myself " under every bligation thai can biud a citizen to his country, to give to the nominee, whethor It be myself j or uny other of the candidates with which my name is associated, the moral intlucuco and support it may be in my power rightfully to exert; and I ought not to 4 doubt that all whig* will be equally patriotic in the n sumo good cause. inspecting the personal friendship which you send me " 1 remain, my dear sir. faithfully yours. W1NFIELD SCOTT. Hon. Trueman S.mitl. n The Convention then proceeded to ballot. r KinsT ballot. '' Statet. Taylor. Cl ij. Scott. Wtbttcr. Clayton. McLean tl Maine 6 1 0 3 0 0 j New Hampshire ... 0 0 IU 6 0 0 0 Vermont 1 5 u 0 0 0 ? Rhode Island* 0 4 0 0 0 0 Massachusetts ... 0 0 0 12 0 0 I] Counnecticut' 0 GO 0 0 0 New York 0 JO 5 I 1 0 Pennsylvania .... 8 12 6 0 I) (I j n New Jersey 3 4 0 t) 0 0 J Delaware 0 u 0 0 0 0 tl Maryland 0 8 0 0 3 0 Virginia 15 - 0 0 0 0 C North Car.'llna ... 0 li 0 0 0 0 i Suuth Carolina ... 1 1 0 0 0 0 8 Coorgia 10 0 0 0 0 l) < Flor'oa 3 0 0 0 0 0 i Alabama 6 1 0 0 0 0 t Mississippi (i 0 0 0 0 0 Louisiana 8 10 0 0 0 I 1 Texas 4 0 0 0 0 0 i . Tennessee 13 0 0 0 0 0 ; 1 Kentucky 7 > 0 0 0 0 r Ohio 1 1 a' 0 0 1 Txllana 1 2!) 0 0 0 |\ ! lli-ioi? 4 3 1 0 0 0 Michigan 0 3 'J 0 0 0 Is lo .a 2 1 0 0 0 1 | f MijS'Uri, tl 0 0 0 0 0 1 Wisconsin 1 30 0 0 0 it Arkansas 0 0 0 0 0 0 1T1 ? 7, 7, 7 7 * " ~ ? * 4 < Total vote, 27!'. Nice^nry to a i hoicc, 141'. No choice being cfTuctcd oil tho first ballot, a second was gone iuto, an J resulted as follows :? Skcoxd Ballot. Taylor. Clay. S.\!t.Welti er. Cm yloit. McLean. Maine I) 1 3 0 0 N\llamp?hire.... 0 II 0 G 0 0 | Vermont 1 5 II o 0 0 I Rhode Inl.uid I 3 0 I) 0 tl Connecticut 0 0 0 0 0 0 Massachusetts .... 0 0 0 12 0 0 New York 1 2"< .1 1 1 o I New Jersey 3 4 0 0 0 0 Pennsylvania .... 0 7 10 n 0 0 ! Dclar.aro I> 0 0 0 3 0 I Maryland 0 8 0 0 o U Virginia 15 a 0 0 0 0 North Carolina.... 0 5 0 0 0 0 South Carolina ... 1 1 0 0 0 0 Geortfa 10 0 0 0 0 0 i Unrida 3 o ti 0 0 II I Alabama t; 1 0 0 0 0 1 Mivi.tfipni fi 0 ii ti o ?l K-.itnehy 7 0 0 0 1 N Missouri fi 0 0 0 0 U !.rrUinnn ti 0 0 0 tl 0 1 Texa? t 0 it o II i) I I 21 0 0 tl , It'diam 3 I .S 0 II 0 Ulin'i* I 3 1 0 U 0 * 'IVnnn oe 1.1 tl ,t o 0 U S Michigan 0 2 3 0 0 0 1 lona 3 10 0 0 0 1 Arkansas 0 0 tl tl tl 0 . Wisconsin 1 3 0 0 0 0 Total 11"> HC 4(1 22 4 1 AVliolo number, 270. Neeessary for a choice, 140 No choice. Tho following wns tho Tote in caucus and in the ' b.illotings ' Vote in Flrit Second Caucut. Hirllnt. Ho Hot. ! Taylor 124 111 118 , < l?y W? P7 88 1 Scott 40 43 49 I Webster 18 22 22 McLean 8 2 ? (lay ten j ? 4 ? 1 2!K) 270 273 | The Convention then adjourned in great confusion ( \AltIKS OF THK CANDIDATES I < FOR TIIE I j PRFftinPKIP.Y nc TUP liwucn STATES !< ' 11 ~~ i < r.KOri.All NOMINATIONS. Pol ilia. For Pretident, For Vice P mid ft. t. " ni" Cm. i? Can, Mieli.... Gen. Win. O. Dntler, Ky. Al>cIidon,... Hon. J. P. Dale, N. n Mr. I* King, Old". . Liberty, Mr. CerriU, N.Y.,..Rev. ('. E. Foote, Mich, j ( Ind Gen. V.. T.iylor, I>a Native Gon. 55. Taylsr, J.i Gen. Dearborn, Mas*. Ucncrnl Siotl'i letter on IMaflvtUm. 1 Washixoton, Not. 10,1844. Dear Sir : I have the honor to acknowledge your latter of the Kill instant, written. as you are pleased to 1 add. in lielialf of several hundred Nativo American Republicans of Philadelphia. Not conlidentially. hut not for publication. I have ; already replied to a friendly letter from David M. Stone. Ks<j. of your city, on the same mhject. I will ! write to you in like manner and In haste. Thin Is the ! month when the prcs-iure ft official business is the j heaviest with me?leaving scarcely time for necepsury sleep and tacrelse. I must not. h.iwever, wholly ncglect your communication. .Should any considerable number of my countrymen i.ssigu me, or desire to giro me. a prominent position before the public. I shall make time to methodise my views on the great question you have proposed. Those views had their origin in the stormy elections In the cpring of ISiirt and were confirmed in the week that llarrisou electors were chosen In New V oik. On both occasions. I win in that city, and hoard in the streets the cry. down with the Natives ! It was heard in almost every group f,f foreigners, as the signal for rallying and outrage. Hred With indignation, two friends sat down with me in my parlor, at the Astor House (Nov. l;vJ0) to draw up an address?deigned to rally an Apnerlcan party. The day after the election I set out for the .South, and hive never precisely known why our appeal was not published. Probably the election of General Harrison rendered its publication at that tini" unnecessary in the opinion of my two friends. I new hesitate between extending the period ofrcsid nee before naturalization, ami a total repeal of all .mis of t'oiigiDas on the subject my mind Inclines to the latter. Concurring fully in the principles of the party in i hilailelphia. l c. fce.. I should prefer assuming the damnation < f American 111 publicans, as In New Vork. or Democratic Americans, as I would respectfully BOggest. lir.night up in the principles of the revolution?of Jefferson. Madison, lie.?under whom, in youth. I commenced life I have always been called?I liajc over professed my 'i If simply a republican, i r whig; which, with ! inc. was the same thing Deni icrallc Americans would | Include siII good native citizens, devoted to our eoun- I try au4 lt? institutions; would not drive from u* na- | turaii/.od citir.ens. who by long residence, have become [ identified with us in feeling and Interest. 1 am happy to see. by the Philadelphia Nalire. JJmrriran. that religion Is to be excluded as a parly element. : Staunch Protes'ant as I am. both by birth and oonvle- | lion I idiall never consent to a parly or State religion. Mcllgi'in i" too sacred to lie mingled up with either. II should always lie kept entirely between each individual and 'Soil, except In the way nf reason and gentle per- I suasion; as In families, churches, and other occasions I nf voluntary a tendance (after years of discretion) or j reciprocal consent. ! Wi lling success to Ihe great work which yon and | other patriots have hanpily set on foot, I remain, with high respect, your fellow citisen. [signed ] WIN FIRM) Hi'OTT. To Omhiok W*?"il?o roi llr.rn. K.s<| , and others. I | Philadelphia. ' j \ s< rlous alTray ri centlv occurred In Nashville, be- . tween two members of the corps editorial?Messrs i Smith and Billings?the former editor of the Onxetli, 1 n i ? i ^ ^. e NEW YORK HERALD. ; a orJi Wut Com** uf Kulton end Iumk m? t JMI1KSUOKUU.1 UKNKKVT, 1 PBOPRIETOB. DAILY HERALD?hi try dn y, [Sunday itcludeJ,) two ;entj i r r<Miy~$7 26 nwium. WEEKLY HERALD?Kit ry Saturday?C*< cent. per copy ? H lt% per annum?in the United tst<itci. Europeailiubicribcrj, 5 per annum, to include the pottage : an edition (i/i the Frciwi na Engtith language*), will It publuhed on every European > earn packet day, inth intelligence from all part* of tki* con- . tignt to tMt/ lit tft t moment. 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CHlTBAJf TillAT.tE, O'.a'ban ftlMt?Xing'. Gartenicr -Jld Oau Chc t-mw York am It ia?My Frikni> Tiir attain. NIBLO'9, Attor PUee?Viknkome Danckb* in Thrxc krkoh.manccs?Alpine JIaip?Naval Engagements. CASTl.E GARDEN, lattery?(iavLRNOit'i Wire?Madame .vovrrA?Maoio Mibkok. MECHANICS' HALL, Broadway. ini Btootm- ''rniin'i ikit3Cli?XruioriAs Swint, Burlmqci Daroino, u PANORAMA BALL, Broadway, naer Bouston?Baktauu'* anokama or TH* MlSluaiPFI. WBT.odkon, Bowery?V.ui.inia Mirctkcia?Xthiopian itoiko, no New Vork, Friday, Jane 0, 1**M. Actual Circulation of tlie Herald. un? 8, Thursday 20,880 eopiea. The publication of the Herat J commenced yeater Jay t 10 minutea past 3 o'clock, and finished at 10 iinutos before 8 u oiook fhe Whig Convention?Important Proofcdltig*_Uciiei'ul Taylor not Nominated. New York was in the highest Btate ot exciteuent all day yesterday, from ten o'clock in the Homing till ten at night. Of course we need not I'll our reuders that the sensation was produced by tie proceedings of the whig convention in Philalelphia, and the continued succession of rumors, nd statements, rela tive to the vote on the nomilation of a candidate for the next Presidency. First, it was announced at noon, that General Taylor had received the whig nomination. This lirew the city into u state ot the greutest exltement. The news rapidly run through every treet, lane, alley, house, shop, and hotel, in own. It had thirty minutes to circulate, and est the popularity of Old Rough and Ready n the city, before it was made known that the eport was premature. In arranging some signals in Jersey City, a mistake was made by a priuto telegraph man, who showed a white flag, the ignal agreed upon in case Taylor should receive he nomination. It came out, however, in the :xcitement and hubbub, that in the cauciu held the ?rcviout evening in Philadelphia, the vote thrown for Icncral Taylor ioat one hundred and sixty-eight. This rumor continued to astonish and delight he friends of General Taylor, and carry terror ;ito the hearts of all the other politicians, with heir candidates, until it was ascertained in the :ourse of the afternoon, that the actual vote in :iucus, on the preceding evening, had been one mndred and twenty-four for General Taylor, niney-nine for Mr. Clay, forty-six for General Scott,, ighteen for Mr. Webster, and three?good and true hree?forjudge McLean. This continued the basis >f speculation and wonder, near the bulletins of he newspapers, and at the hotels, up to and until lalfpa&t eight o'clock in the evening. At this lour, we received, through Morse's telegraph, the irst distinct vote taken by the Convention on the lomination, which gave us the following result:? Kirit HKiiri.*r Ballot. Taylor Ill lay 97 5cott 43 IVeboter 22 lie Lean 2 'lay ton Aggregate 27* Not voting 1. Voted in Convention 200 This result produced more speculation and moretvonder, and only whetted the appetite for iln. lc?ult of the second ballot. The remainder of the iroceedings will be found in another part of the ?aper, to which we refer our readers In the whole course of our experience in theg.' matters, during the last quarter of n century, we lave seen no excitement on such a subject reach lalf the intensity which the Whig Convention ha* *reated, not only in this city, but throughout the ivhole Union. The rumors and reports, fabulous >r authentic, were caught up with equal eagerness ind despatched through the various telegraphs to very part of the country. From Georgia to Maine, tnd from New York to Michigan and Canada? jver a space of two thousand miles?the intelligence of the vote as it was taken yesterday, in Philadelphia, was communicated on the wings of the lightning of heaven. We have much to say on the whig proceedings; jut we shall take a day's reflection before we inlulge in further remarks. Hkckition of Gknkrai. Cass.?We give, in 11 nrtfVlor Ikirt nf lllio nnnwr nstsmtam* /\l #1%.. v. n | j . | ? UU VWU..I Ul ll.r reception of General Cass, the democratic nominee for the Presidency, in this city, yesterday. The reception was nrranged and conducted under he uuspices of the two Hoards of Common Council of this city, irrespective of party politics. Such magnanimous conduct is entitled to the fullest l>raisc and commendation. General Cass was received nfi the candidate of a political party, and fet we saw whigs and democrats joining in doing uonor to the man who had received that high ho nor. Time was when such nets would not be narked with such liberality. In our early history, olitical animosity was carried to an extreme >oint, and leading men, of each party, looked upon heir political opponents as enemies, and refused ven to be on friendly terms with them in private ifc. That time in, however, past, and we are glad :>f it. There is no need of disliking men becfttisn hey believe in certain political measures, which others condemn. The right to dillcr is sacred, ind the exercise of that right in political matters, ?the safeguard of our liberties and the instituions tinder which we live. We are glad that men of all i>oliticul parties ook part in the reception of General Cass yeMeriay, and we hope that the conduct of the Comnon Council, in getting il up and carrying it >ut, will be followed on all future occasions. Stsamkrs for Gi:roi'k.?'The steamer Unied States, Captain IlackstaIf, which sails on Saurday for Southampton and Havre, had engaged fefcterday morning fifty passengers, and a large uiiount of specie and freight. The 1 lermann, Capnin Crabtree, leaves oil the 2t)th for Southampton ind Bremen; she ban now more than thirty pas(engers booked. The American steamers are al cady becoming the favorites of the travelling :omniunity, hs their lists of passengers will show vhen compared with the Cunarders. Tho Tliberlia had thirty-six, four of whom were for Halifax. Steamship Acadia will be due at this port to norrow, from Liverpool, with one week's later tews. Great Mkktino at Tammany 11am..?Tor <f<nocracy assemble to-night ?t Tnmmar.y >|all, to. teal Senators Denton, Allen, Hftnst jn. wul other*. City Intelllgvnre. I

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