Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, July 8, 1836, Page 2

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated July 8, 1836 Page 2
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made during tlic recess of congress during t lie first week of its" next session. Scc II. And bo il further enacted, Tlint whenever I lie amount of public do. positrs to tin) credit of the Treasurer of the United Sialc3 in nuy bnnk f, 1 1 a 1 1 , for a whole quarter of a jenr exceed tho ono fourth pait of tho arnmint of the capital Mock of such biuk ncltmlly paid in, the batiks shall allow nnd pay to the United Slates fur I tic use of lliu oxcess of tho da pnsitcs over I he one fourth part of its capi tal, nn intercut nl the rale oftwo per cent, par annum, to bo calculated for ench quar ter, upon lliu tivcrarro excess of the nnarteri mid it pIiiII but lie duty nf ihe Secretary of . i m . . i .. . ino i rcastiry, in ine cioso ol encli quarter, to cnuc Ihc nniounts on dopositc in ench cloposilu uinli lor the quarter to bo exam Hied and aiccrlnincd, nnd to see that nil sums of interest accruing under the pro visions of this section arc by the banks rc npectivnly pasf-d to the credit ofthotrcas rerofthuU. Stales in his nccounls with the respective banks Sec. 12. And be it further enacted, 1 hat nil warrants nr orders for the purpose of transferring tho public funds from tho uhiiks in which tiiuy now n'p, or inny liercnfier be deposited, to other bank', whether of dupo.-ilo nr nut, for tha purpose of accommodating the hank? to which the tiansfur may bo made, or to Fustnin their credit, or fur any other purpose whatever, except il be to fticilitotu tho .public dis. burscmonts, and to comply with the nrovi- Hions of this act, be nml llie same are here- by prohibited, nnd declared to bo illegal; nnd in cases where transfers shall bo rn. quired for purposes of cqualizition under mo provisions ot tins net, in consequence of too great on accumulation of depositcs in any bank, such transfers shall bo made to tho nearest depnsite banks which arc considered safe oud secure, and which con receive the moneys to bo transferred nn dnr tho limitations in this act imposed I'rovulcd. That it may be lawful for the President of the United States to direct transfers of the public money to bo made from time to lime, to the mint and branch mints or tho United Slates, for supplying inctnl for coinage. Soc. 13. And bo it further enacted, That the money which shall bo in tho Treasury nf tho United blnios on the first day of January, eighteen hundred nnd thirty seven reserving uic sum oi live minimis ol dollar fchnll be deposited with the several States in proportion to their respective rcprcscn tation in the Senate nnd House of Itppre scntntives ot the United States, ns shall by law authorize their Treasurer or o'her competent authorities', to receive the same on the terms heroinnficr specified ; and the Secretary of tho Treasury shall deliver the Fame to pucIi Trcti.-urer, or other comne- tent authorities, on rcreiving certificates en uoposiii1 tticrclor, signed by such conipe tent authorities, in such lorm as mav be prescribed by the Secretory aforesaid, which certificates shall express the usual nnd legnl obligations of common depotito. rics of the public money, for the safo keen ing and repayment thereof, nnd shall pledge the faith of the State receiving the tnmc to pay (lie said money and every part lliereol, Irom time to time whenever ihn same shall be required by the Secretary of uiu j reusury, lor mo purpose ot defraying any wants oftho public Troasury beyond the amount of the live millions aforesaid: Provided, That if any State decline to receive its proportion of the surplus afore said, on the terms before nnmid. the samn may, nt the discretion of the Secretary of 'he Treasnrv. In- ilonndi.wl ,.-;ii, , i. ii. blatcs agreeing to nccept Ihc same in do positc. And provided further, That when said money, or any part thereof, shall bo wanted by said Secretary to meet appropriations made by law, tho same shall bo called for in rateable proportions, within one year, as nearly as conveniently may be, from Ihc dif fercnt states, with which the same is dopos itcd, and shall not he called for in sums ex ceeding ten thousand dollar?, from any ono State in nny ono month, without pre vious notice of 30 davs for every odditional sum of twenty thousand dollars which may bo required. Sec. 14. And be it further enacted, That the said depositcs shall bo made with the Stales in the fullowing proportions, and at the ollowing limes, uzi-One quarter part on the first doy Janunry, eighteen hundred and thirty seven, or as soon thereafter as may be j one quarter part on the first day "I April ; one quarter part on tho first day ol July j and one quarter part on tho first day of October, oil in tho tame year. Sec. 15. And be it further enacted, That to enable the Secretary to carry into effect he provK-ions of this ,,cl, he be 'authorised to appoint throe additmnnl clerks f(ir ,js department: thn mm m ,-i r ,i ' . ' . rumiv ui unp thousand nx h ifeA ,, ; ann o thousand dollars rneli; nnd to pay the saidi cers quarter yearly, out of on. mono in' Iho Ireasury net otherwise appropriated A new invention for brick makm ,a9 been patented by one Sawyer. The bricks ore made by it from dry clav, and are said fo be superior to tho common kind in beau ty, strength and durability. The tcsturo is h,il' ,f l!'nn l.h.l ,,r "l0 co"mon brick, so that the article absorbs less water takes point much belter, not requiring moro than ono half necessary in the old way, and stands fire much longer. The irost likewise docs not operate on it, and bricks arc turned out ortho new machine, nt one half the expense, nr less than by any other mode now in use. Penmyhanian. The United Slnln Jin,,l. v salary of one Tho fact or a ban of 1,500,000 obtained by tho U. States Hank n l.nHnn r i Bonds lias been mentioned, bat tho terms 'of1 ino loan navo not uccn staled. Tho London Courier, of May 10, says "a negociation is fuiu iu uo uii iuoi, in ino very select monoy circles of tho city, forsupplying n loan to tho directors oflho U. Stales Bank, to Iho amount of jC 1, 000,000, or perhaps 1.500,000, which Iho parlies aro sanguino enough to expect lo conclude at iho rato oC3 per cent, interest. Such is Iho prc,ssnro oflho tlmos in our town," said n Birmingham manufacturer to his agent in London, "that wo have good work men who will got up thcinsidoofa watch for fifteen shillings." "Pooh! that's nothing com. pared lo London," replied his friend: "wo have boys hero who will get up the insido of a chimney for sixpence." F R 1 1) A Y M O K N I N G, JULY 8. PjCOPIiB'S tiokgt. roi rncsin ekt WM. II. HARRISON. TOR VICE PRESIDENT FRANCIS G HANGER. Fon aoVF.RNon SIHAS EC. J3NISON, LIEUT. GOVKRNon DAVID M. CAMP, of Derby. NOTICE. A Convention of tho Whigs and others, of C! rand Isle Co. opposed to Van liurcn and Johnson for President and Vice President, w ill hoholdcn at the Court House in North Hero, on WEDNESDAY tho 13th day of July, A. D. 183G, at QNE o'clock afternoon, for tho purpose of nominating a can didate for Senator in Grand Isle County. Each town in tiaid county is requested to be represented in said Convention by two or more delegates. Samuel Adams, ) County Hector Adams, Com. June 28, 1830. DEATH OF MADISON. This great and estimable man is no mnre ! 'The Sago of Mouticcllo is gone!' Ho died on the morning of Tuesday, the 28th of Juno, aged eighty five years. Ho was born on the ICth of March 1751. 'His end, visibly approaching for some days before, was such as that of a good and great man otii'hl to be, His'facultles undimmcd till his latest hours, he expired without a strug sic, free from pain, frco from regret, and from cause of reproach.' Tho National Intelligencer oppropriato ly observes, that "the lastofthogrent lights of Ihe Revolution, tho brightest of those great minds, which, like the pillar of fire of old, conducted the American Israel thro tho trials of the scarcely less important era following the Revolution, and gave to his country tho repose, security, and happiness nf a wise, regular, stable, and consolidated Government ; this pure nnd beautiful and bonign light has at last sunk below the ho rizon, nnd is quenched forever in this world -! ' -1 1 I . uionous uiuoeo uos ueen us long course, and though no more to be socn, it has left a radiance in tho firmament at which his country will long gaze with admiration and gratitude. For more than thirty years.tho name or" James Madison has, more than that ofnny other living man, been associat ed in the mind of United America, with the principles and the fabric of our Govern ment. He was the principal architect in ils construction, if lie did not lay its corner stone. lie lived to see it endure many trials, survive great dangers, and lo prom ise endurance for ages." President Jackson has issued the usual orders lo tho Army and Navy, which aro observed in commemoration of the death of our great and good men ; and has also officially communicated tho same informa tion to Congress. Mr Adums.inthc House, delivered a brief but oloquent and touching address upon the subject. The Inlelligcn. cor says "few who heard it were not affect ed by it i and down the chcokof more than ono manly face the glistening tear was seen coursing ils wav." The National Intelligencer of Friday, states that the Senate on Thursday, con firmed, unanimously, tho nomination of Lewis Cass as Minister to Franco (with a proviso, however, that ho is not to embark until the President receives official infor mation Hint France intends to send an offi cer of equal grade lo reside hero) that Gen. Seott has been recalled by iho Prcsi- dcnt.and Gen. Jcssupleft in chief command. O" There is nothing decisive from t lie Indian War. The army was about moving in large numbers upon the Creeks, under the orders of Gen. Scott. The rumor that a large body of Indians had crossed into T'ifida, is not true. There is another ru mor, in a letter from Washington of the 3d inst that 1200 hostile Indians had surren dered themselves at Fort Mitchell, with all ihcir arms, which appears somewhat pro bable. SENATORIAL CONVENTION. Pursuant to notice a county Convention of Antimasons and other opponents of Se cret Associations, was hold at tho Inn of John A. Willey in Willislon, on Monday the 4lh of July, ing,. for Ul0 purposo of nominating candidates for Senators. Hon. ALVAN FOOTE was, on nomina tion, appointed Chairman, and Gkohoe B. M ANsr.n, Secretary. Tho object of the meeting having been elated, on motion of Mr Heechor, a com mittec of two from each town represented was appointed to present candidates for the consideration of the Convention. Whereupon the Chair appointed Messrs, Snider, Amblor, Spalding, Stiles, Parker, Bates.Cooper, C. C. Parker, Leavenworth, Owen, Nichols, Manser, Cloycs, Lyon, Ferris, Bocchor ond Willson. A committee of four was nominated to draft resolutions expressive of tho icnsu of the convention, viz : Messrs Foo'.e, John son, Weston and Manser. After n recess the committee on nomina (ions, reported tho names of JOHN N. POMKROV, and HARRY MILLER, Bsqrs. as candidates for Senators which nomina lions were confirmed without a dissenting voice. Mr Weston, from tho committee on res olutions, reported the following, which were adopted. " Ilnnlvnl. Thai we link! ourieUei the unwaver ing opponents of nil secret socielies nnd combina. ilon.. ii nnil-rpinililic.iM in their character, calcu lated lo elevate one portion of the cuinraunhy lo the cxr.lminn ufnnollter. to foster n mononoliilni miril. nnd arc ever lo be icg.irdcd ns dangerous to civil liberiy. nmalved. Thai the nrivileze of jneakinn. nrint- Ins and ciicnlaling our thoughts nnd opinions freely nnd without rcMniint, ought never lobe nbridged, or suhjeeied to Ihe espionage of Deputy Postniaiters or nny oilier cl.iu of men. llcsolved. That in iho tclcctlon and iitnnort of candidates for olfire we ndont Cor rWTiytlon, 'It he f.iiilifnl V 'Is he capable V 'Ij he lianeat 1' Resolved, That it becomes tho people, In select ing their legislnlors, lo choose mc!u vfill enquire fur the hail sum ihe puMin exigencies m.iv demand, nnd nnt for (he crcatctl that can potsibh be ex pended. Unsolved, Thai the people are (he snfesl depos itories of (heir own money, nnd when it (h.ill have accumulated in llie public treasury beyond ihe legit imate wants of ihc government, the excess ought lo he returned again to Ihe people. Iiesolved, That ki will sustain the nomination mailo by the Slaio Convenllon in February l,ui, headed by ihc republican farmer, Silas II. Jem son. Resolved, That ue will use all honorable means In promote the election of John N. I'omeroy nnd Harry Miller, io tho office nf Senators for the County of Chittenden, nt the ensuing election. On motion of Mr Nichols Resolved, That ihe proceedings of this meeting be siitncil by the Chairmm and Secretary and pub lished in the Uurlinglon Frco Press and such other papers ns nny be disposed. Tho Convention adjourned without day. A. FOOTE, CAatrmrm. Geo. D. Manser, Secretary. From the Slate Journal. VAN MJREN STATE CONVENTION. Tho Van Buren and Johnion State Con vention mot on Thursday last according to notice. The drilling and drumming of the leaders for months past, brought together, ns usual, a large number of the pensioned patriots of the Slate, including collectors, postmasters, Sic. to the number of about 500. The vory elite of the masonic, office holding aristocracy of the state wjs con gregated. Hcman Lowry,of Burlington, was called to the chair; Truman Cbiitcndcn, II. E. Mb Laughlin, Dr. Hall of St. Albans, Jno. Kellogg of Benson, Ebcnezcr Eaton, and two oilier gentlemen not known. Vice Presidents, and O. H. Smith and Paul Dil lingham, jr. Secretaries. When we entered the house a dicussion was going on upon a motion to appoint a committee to nominate electors of Presi dent nnd Vice President. Mr. Linslcy thought it important lo gel the early action of the convention upon this delicate subject. The motion was carried, and the conven tion adjourned to meet again at 3 o'clock. After the adjournment the committee on the Electoral Ticket bad n long and stormy meeting in the court house. The committee on the State Ticket met at the same time in another place, Afternoon. The convention was called to order, but the committees not having finished their labors, those present sat in silence with commendable fortitude, for a good half hour At length Mr Fletcher offered the reportof tho committee nn resolutions, which was laid down without reading, and another long pause followed. At last, Mr. Nead ham of Bristol spoke out, and inquired if me commitioes wcro not iiKeiogel through soon, and if not he would propose an ad journment. - Tho chair gave some encouragement that the storm was about ovpr, and another pause ensued. A member then broke si lence and moved that an officer be despatch cd to make inquiry of the committees as to the timo I hoy would probably remain in session. Carried, nnd an officer sent in quest of the committee. Anothtr pause. At length iho bell was rung, and the committees came in with their reports. The committee on the Slate Ticket report ed the names of William C. Bradley, for Governor, John S. Pcitibono for Lt. Governor. Charles R. Cleaves for Treasurer. On motion of Mr. Dillingham" the names were proposed to the convention .eoparately. Mr Bradley was nominated Kf1)oui op, posiiion. Oq the question being staled, Will the convention nominate John S. Pettibono for Lieutenant Governor? Mr Warner of Bur. Iingion immediately arose and addressed the chair, calling out, "Mr President !" in a distinct tone of voice but "Mr President" seemed to bo amazing thick o' hearing just at that critical moment, and without taking nny notice of the speaker, instantly applied the GAG by pulling tho question and thus choking off all discussion! Mr. Pettibone was swallowed, but not without considera ble gulping o goodly share voting in Ihc ne gative Mr Cleaves was nominated for Treasurer without opposition. The commitlcoto nominalo Electors of fered the following ticket, which was adop ted at ono sweep and without remark: Truman Chittenden, ) A, , Lebbeus Edgerlon; ( Al ,arS0, David Robinson, John C. Sawyer, Daniel Cobb, Charles Hall, and Daniel Baldwin. The following persons were then chosen atntc committee: Charles Linsley, Heman Lowry, John Kellogg, S. S. Koyos, J. S. Robinson, L. S. Burnham. A. McMillan. Mr Noadbam moved the appointment of a pnmmltipi? in inform the . candidates of their nomination ; but before this motion was disposed of, another delegate moved to amend by Instructing tho committee to ask the candidates for Electors whether, if chosen, they wnld vote for Van Buren and Johnson, nnd in case ony should give a negntive answer, to supply their places with pledged men. The "squall," which wo prognosticated in our last paper, now camo in full gust ! A sccna of indecorum and wild disorder was Incessantly kept up until the adjourn mont, unrivalled by any thing we have wit nessed since tho famous riot of October. A delegate from Orleans county opened the drama by a harranguc in opposition to tho appointment of a committee, in which tho most revolting profanity, vulgarity, and obscenity were freely indulged ! and the speaker instead of being restrained by any to1cn ofdisplcnsuro from any quarter, was ROUNDLY CHEERED BY CLAP PING AND LOUD LAUGHTER! The speaker snecringly alluded to antimasonry several limes in the courso of his explosion. The motion to catechise Ihe candidates was lost by a decided majority. Mr. Wood of Essex county moved the appointment of a committee to draft an ad dress to Ihc people. This motion proved another lircbriind, and raised much smoke. Mr Linsley icststcd the motion on the ground that the committee would not be able lo write an address which would be acccpta ble to nil, Ay, ay, well said. Only think of a committee in ono breath dilating on secret societies and that sort of thing, and then patriotically urging the dear, dear people to vote for such i.'lustrious nntima sons as Martin Van Buren and Richard Jl. Johnson ! Mr Weed had a word to say in reply. tie cxprcssd surprise that nny opposition had been made to his motion. It had been the uniform practice of all parties to send out an address to the people ; and shall il be said that democrats dare not express their sentiments, lest xve tread nn the Iocs of friendly antimasons or friendly whigs ? tie was Forry to see any gentleman fright cned at the proposition he bad offered. Mr Linsley rejoined. He assured the last speaker that he was nnt affrighted at his motion, but he teat afraid to adopt measure that promised no good, but which on the contrary might prove fatal to sue cess. He adverted to Ihe courso of the Baltimore Convention a high authority on tins subject, nnu leclmgly urged the con vcnlion to keep in mind the peculiar state or parties. Mr Beardsley of St. Albans next sue cecded in getting the floor. He agreed with tho last speaker, and dwelt upon the importance ol pursuing a course which would lend to conciliate. An address he said, might not meet the views even of Ihe parly lo whom it would be addressed. -This speaker vied with one who had pre ceded him in his indecorum of speech. Tho motion was finally lost; but alack! it was only to give place to another breeze Mr Warner who we are told was much vexed because a bridge had been made nf the nose of his friend Chittenden in the matter of Lieut. Governor, now rose and moved that the corresponding committee be requested to inquire of the candidate for Lieut. Governor, Pettibone whether ho will support Van Buren and Johnson- He observed that tho nomination was u exnee ted. His constituents would want to know Ihc standing of the candidates offered for their support. The gentleman from Lowell (mounting a seat)very audibly bogged that the motion might be withdrawn, 1 consider Ihe nro position said he, an insult to ibis audience ! It merits their scorn and contempt ! John S. Pettibone was born a democrat. We have all rocked him in the cradlo of do mocracy. If democrats would condescend to such and such a course, then lot domoc racy, said he, "GO BACK TO ITS ORIGINAL NOTHINGNESS !" After soaring among pinnacles and stars awhile, no wound up by moving "that the resolu lion, poor ugly thing ! be laid under the table, and oh horrible ! that the President and secretary tread on tt .' Why in the name of democracy did'n't 'the man move to "expunge ? 'J This barbarous motion brought Mr. War ner on his feet at once "in a way that was a ivarn-ng." no vehemently repelled, as undeserved, the impution that he had offered an insult. The convention might throw tho resolution under the table if they pleased, but what would that avail ? This story could nnt bo so easily suppressed. It could not be kept from the world. No, no, iur nero you nave it. Vice President Eaton now rose. He said this subject wbb brought up before the committee, who had received nssurancos that Mr Pettibone was in favor of tho BaN tunorc nomination, and he was understood to say that this ought to satisfy gentlemen, especially since llie L,t. Governor as such, would not be called to vote for President nnd Vice President. As to writing to the Electors, mat was yery proper, air. spaiuing I nought if tho convention were not saiiBtieu with the nominations, this was the time nnd place to settlo it; and added that tho singling out Mr Petti- uonet wiiiic ouiers wcro passed by, would not be so pleasant to the candidate. Ho 6liould consider Mr I'cltibone's acceptance of the nomination as an implied pledge to support tho candidates of the party. Vice President Kellogg was vehemently in favor of the motion. If the candidate was a man who would lake offenco at such an inquiry ns it was proposed to make, then lie was the vory man for whom he would not vote. The gentleman from Lowell airain took tho floor, and by way of placing Pcttibono's democracy oeyonu uoubt or cavil, triumph antly referred to his battle with Essex Bank. True, he had strayed away among the Antimasons, but it was only to bring a dozen sheep with him to the democratic fold. By tho way, we suspect the nomineo hab had better success in catching sheep than ho has in ''pulling wool" over the eyes of tho Antimasons. Mr Nccdham ro9o, but was met by loud cries of "Question!" "Question!" from all ,KV.lUII V&UVOllUll. IIUIII till Ho was however understood tol quarters, intimate that rhetorical flourishes were not needed. Tho committee had had a good deal of trouble about Lt. Governor, and he hoped the discuision would now be dropped Ho said Mr Pettibone had been a democrat with the exception (!) that ho had been with the Antimasons. Mr. Bulkelev of Duxbury oskod, has it come lo this, that tho Jackson party has sunk so low that we aro o'rald ol examina. tion ? Ho for ono wished to know who he was lo vote for. Loud cries for llie question ogaiti. A mnmhnr succeeded in saving wllBt others had intimated, that an "altercation" had taken place in the committee, nnd no was pained to seo It renewed. Mr. Litnsley bogged to ne nearu lor one moment. Ho would only say lie hoped tne motion would not prevail. It would bo PAT At, TO THE ELECTION ! Several simu taneouslvrosc lo sneak, but tho uproar was an overmatch for them and they yiolded. Tho motion was then put and lost. By this time a large portion of the delegates, apparently disgusted with the exhibition, had left the house. Tho resolutions were now read. Of their character it is unnecessary lo speak. farther than to remark, that they contained nothing mbrc nor less than a repetition nf the standard professions of tho party. Of course the President his own chosen sue' cessor, and the immaculate Richard M Johnson came in fur their full share of glorification. Nor must we omit to add, that ono omazing strong antimasonic re solve was passed witnout a dissenter. And thus ended tha doings of this numerous and noisy convention, got up with unpreccden ted effort, for no other purpose than lo af ford tho shadowy pretext for a vain boast of the strength of Van Bnrcnism among the people of Vermont ! We only regret that the whole body of the hard handed nnd honest hearted cultivators of llie soil could not havo been present lo witness the enact ment of the splendid and novel farce, of which we havo now given a liasly but faitlilul account. CONGRESS. Indian Treaties The House went into Committee ofthe whole on tho stole of the Union, upon tho bill tr carrv into efft-ct cor- mm lndion treaties (for the removal oflho Uhcrokces, &c.) Air. Wise called for the reading of all the documents. Mr. urantland intimated that the de mand was made with a view lo delay the division ol the House. Mr Wie said that so far ns ho was con cerned, he would not move beyond a snail's pace in ine roauer, witnout being snlisfied every step wasjusl and honest. What the uenrgta members thought was of no con sequence to him. Mr. Grantland said that the other states ot mo union were ns much interested us Georgia in this matter, ond he warned the liouPe that Guorgia claimed the land and would take it, whether the treaty was car ried into effect or nut. Mr. Adams had nu objection to the read ing ot documents on I his occasion. If mere was any document on this subject which would take off anv nnrlinn nf ihn deep and damning stain that rested on thir transactions it there was any thing that cculd, in any degree, lessen Ihe disgrace which attached to the government in this matter, he would like to hear it. Various uocuincnls were then read all rroinir to show that the Indians were humbugged in the uuuiy. air. Wise said he had mode somo lone CPU,...!...-, nu una nour out never wiiti a sin ister motive. He now avowed the deter mination that he would die in the attempt to ueieal this bih; at the risk of his bodily iiuuiin uuu comiori, no intended to oppose me passage o: tnts oppressive and unjt measure. Cries of "die then," "proceed," "hear him." &c Mr Hoar resumed his remarks upon the question, and proceeded lo review the the character nnd history ofthe treaty. The pretended treaty was, in pursuance ui una nonce, maueoy a lew dozen of in- icresieu inuiviuuals, in opposition to the wishes and solemn protest of the whole nation. If this treaty, thus made, was en- lorceu, u wouiu no a loul blot on our name. Whatever wo might think of ourselves, other nations would regard us as mere buccaniers and pirates, For his own part ho would much rather bo compelled to drive these poor wretches out of their coun try, at tho point of the bayonet, thnn to peprivo them of their possessions, upon this miserable pretence? ol a treaty. Soon after midnight iho House, without settling the question, adjourned. Concepondence of ihe IV. Y. Cour. & Eno,. Washington, June 27, 1836. During llie la;i week n commiilcc was appointed by the House ofRepresrnlmives, lo inquire into two dislinrt f.irls. i'r(,wheiher iho pet banks have recently loaned lo ihe heads nf departments or to members of Congress, any rum or mm of money 1 Second, whether these loans were made for the purpose orspecul.uing in public lands T You nre awiirolhat the newvpipers havo been filled with rumouis upon litis subject, and thai il has been re peatedly nsserled by means of th'se loans, in dividual members hate made fortunes ; uhile lliro' Iho medium of ihe eurpliii in the treasury thus np. propriated, ii iplrh "of lanil fpecnlatlon has been ci rated ihrouglioul.lhe wlio'e country which it i apprehended must prove ruinous to thousands. No man can be so sills as not lo anticipile n reaction, sooner or later, ofa most disastrous character. The right of Congress to inquire into these trans acnons. was not disputed, when ihe resoluiion was adopted, except by n few memlwrs, nnd among Ihe number .Mr. Adams. One of the cIm-rm n galnsi she bank of the Untied Sliues, nnd nreed with preat lw iho u,l.. ,::.,.. : ' i - . .v .. fl,,uiiuii, nnu in un derling, wa,, thai ihey refused to permit. by a com. ruilire orcnn?rpas. m, r imt.. s. ' ; iiiiu ihc nrivnie accounts of individual,. No intelligent ciiiien can have (orgoilcn ihe nourish which lhai honorable committee made on llie occion. This refusal was "7 "K""" "nu lumcieot reason, not only for re rno.ingihepnhhcdeiiosiies bui for refusiiii a re mn r V,ec"7rni.e 'n.liiulion. The public money, den. Jnfl-.n-. ... m , . ... r....:-.7 7. , "lu" 00 piaceu where .Vie 6 Z y '" ,imCi mk ,,,cl' inquiries as Hie) derm necessary or exocd em. 1 Well, a ncrioil nnu. n deem an in,eiga,ion ld W7 T,eCe.,a;y o fr.n i; Zi.i ; . Bia"'n ' public i om n, binaiiol ' JT "".''beencommiued. Com: UMfUioin. it is Bald fmir It- i- i . t.i. i . v luriiiciii wiiii largo capital, to purchase up certain iraci. of land. To r Tir '"oac'uai "tiler, and for the pur pose of tl I II fie lis norkiw. r. i.. i-. n..- , mor has asserted that these fund, hare been derired from the pets that it i ..!.. .i .1 . - (.wj.iu . MIUUCTp MIM :1 IT.T!"?"0 ?! "hmny t M dilecily or"inZccTln . This morning llie galleries of Congress filled with whispers and Inuendocs, at lo llie progress oflhis Committee in their invesilgalion. Some of Ihe I a lea which 1 have heard, I am unwilling to-repeal; and yet they come lo me in such shape that I am compelled lo brlievo lliey are substantially true. This much however, I will say, because I believe it, strange nnd unaccountable as II may nppear. I belie vt dial nn application has been by lire commitlo lo lliojicr in lids oily fur Ihe necessary Information on llie two distinct points aboie staled, 1 he committee hate received a communication, not nn answer to the interrogatories, which has tho nnnearance of what is Icrnved by lawtcrs. svteiat pleading, but which, wiih plain unlettered men, wouiu uc con'irueu into n rciusai io gnc ine requi red information At all events, it lenxes llie com mittee ns much in llie dark now ns Ihey were before they propounded their inlcrrogatories. The bank docs not answer ihe plain, simple questions Hare members or Uungrcs, been iiccomniodated Willi loans 1 To wlial amount 1 nnd at what lime 1 Will llie President of the Unued States remove tha public deposites, if die Dank remains contumacious, nnd leluses to comply Willi llie requirements ol the House of Represcnlniiresihrough their Committed 1 believe (hat Mr. P. S. Lougborough, who was summoned ns a witness, nnd who attended the committee, has refused lo answer certain inierroga. lories propounded to him. Il is understood that he will, lo morrow or next day, reply in writing, to some of llie questions, and probably explain as lo some other points ; after which, it may be presum ed, lite committee will adopt such measures as the circumstances of ihe rase may require. Sir Loug. borough is llie agent that is lo locale the lands for a large monied company. 1 &(ieve llial a pet in Baltimore lias replied to the written inquiries which ihc committee made. and among other fads, stiles, thai they recently made a loan of six thousand dollars, lo ihe Hon. R. M, Johnson. I believe that similar Interrogations hare been put lo llie pels in Philadelphia, (New York, &c &c. but answers hue not jet been receired from ihem, If this Investigation is pursued during the recess of Congress if Is confidently nsterled by some who. know, or pretend loknow, much of llie land specu lations during llie pasl, that the most disrepu table exposures maybe anticipated. There are I wo important committees now silting ; llie com millce here spoken of, and a committed in relation to llie frauds practised in llie sale and pui chase of public lands. The people maj be assuied ofderel opemcnts dial will astound Ihem. THE SPY IN WASHIWGTO.V. From die New York Star. CONSPIRACY Oh' SANTA ANA TO ES CAPE. Extractor a letter received this morn ing from New Orleans which may be fully relied on. 'New Ortr.EANs, June 16. "The Independence, Com. Hawkin9. ar rived a few days since and brings intijIIU gence which has not beer, made public as yet. It appears that the cunning Santa Ana had nr wa about deceiving the credntoiH Texan cabinet. He had made a solemn treaty to acknowledge Ihe ind pendeuce of Texos, and to use all his influence on his arrival in' Mexico lo recognize it. A Tex on cutter was lo convey hi in to Vera Cruz instantly. He told Ihpm his object in going to Mex ico was loget it recognized, and ho could accomplish niori- by Ins presence than by writing. Com. Hairkin, of Hie Independ ence wa cuinmis-iioncd to take him lo Ve ra Cruz ; he refused lo comply: then lie was put on board the Invincible, Captain Brown. Upon Brown's learning ho threat cned to blow up the vissel, and upon llie soldiers nnd people hearing of the resolu. lions of the Cabinet, they became o enra ged that lie Cnbmet were obliged to tear up the treaty, and convey him (Santa Ana) to Velasco.and put him in irons. The indig. nation of the people was so great that had they not complied with their request, they would no doubt have, massacred Santa Ana and the Cabinet. We sincerely hope Tex as may bo nnnexed to the U. Slates. Tho farmers ore nil busy on their plantations, endeavoring to make up lost time. They will make about one half a crop of cotton; but most of them arc planting corn." Impoixtant from Mexico the Armis tice kum.ifed The Pentacola Gazelle, June 18. contains the following important article, from which it will bo seen that the contest is not yet ended in Mexico, what ever may be Ihc stipulations of Santa Ana: Naval. The U. S. Cutler, Jcflerson, under command of Capt. Jackson, arrived here on tho 13ih inslant, twelve days from Tamnico. All iotnrrr.iiriso u'na r...i.;t,inn there beiween vessels of war and tho nhnro. Merchant vessels aro permitted to enter the harbor but not to depart. This seems to be the case at present at all the Mexicon ports. While the Jefferson lay offthe harbor, intelligence was received at Tampico of ihe capture of Gen. Santa Ana. The flags ofthe vessels in port, and of tho fortifications were hoisted at half mast, in sign of mourning for the event. Active preparations wcro making lo as semble a large military force to march upon Texas. Every department of Mexio was required to furnish its quotaror troops for this service, to be assembled at Matamoras. Much excitemant prevailed among the in habitants of all classes. Apprehcmions were entertained that Santa Ana and his Icllnw prisoners had been put to death by the Texans, and resolutions wore publicly adopted and promulgated by the provisional government. that no act or concession of San in Ana to the Texans, while a prisoner, should be regarded as valid. Capt. Jackson wos not even permitted to communicate with Mr. Robertson, our Consul at 1'ainpi co, except through tho commanding gener al Gomez. COL. FANNIN YBT ALIVE. It will be recollected that Santa Ana de clared to his captors that Col. Fannin had not been put to death. The following arti. cle from tho Pcnsacola Gazette confirms his declaration : Capt. Tfesuvan of the Texan armv. passed through this place on his way from Texas to South Carolina, on Tuesday last. Cnpt. T. was with Fannin when ho was captured. Capt. T. stales positively that Col. Fannin was not among the slain, but, with a physician of his own force, was pre served, and is still a prisoner with tho Mexicans. A contloman .recently travelling in th country called out to a boy. "Where do. tKi. road go to, my lad?" "Well, I dont know wbcro iteoes, but it's alwavs hern h.n t como along." MAItltlED. wi?M?yal, ' ?.n '"P'1' ul(- b ihe R. A. C. Wasliburn, Mr fimr v....' u.... -r .Ci town, io Mi Charlotte O. Day of Roynlion.

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