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INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT. the commencement of similar legislative, oppres, Those who have hitherto had some slight sion inflicted by a similar majority, under hopes that the President would interpose and similar plea—that is, for their own good. arrest the progress of the system of internal improvements by the General Government,
NEW YORK must now see how completely they have been
We extract from the Ontario Phænix, pub. deceived as to the real intentions of ibe Presi- lished at Canandaigua, New York. The foldent. He has given up the whole principle, lowing state of the representation of New York, and that so evidently so palpably, that even under the bill recently passed as reported to the editor of the Enquirer, blind as we all the Senate of the State Legislature by Mr. know him to be, when he does not choose to see, Maynard. Mr. M. will be recollected by our is compelled to acknowledge its incompatibili- citizens as a member of Congress so reccently ly with the veto on the Maysville road bill. The as the session of 1828-9. Enquirer lately called on the President not to
Members. Population. "strain at a gnat (the Maysville road bill) and Suffolk and Queens
1 49,058 swallow a camel," (the internal improvement Kings, Richmond and Rockland 1 36,859 bill,) "although it might jeopard his election.”
4 203,007 Alas he has swallowed the camel," and if Putnam and Westchester 1 48,357 report says true, he is prepared to swallow a
1 50,926 "mammoth," (which will soon be presented to Orange
45,372 him,) rather than “jeopard his election."
Ulster and Sullivan
1 48,931 The editor of the Enquirer placed the conse
1 39,952 quence very fairly before the public.
1 49,472 the bill would “jeopard his election,” but his
1 53,560 great confidence in the MORAL COURAGE of Greene and Schoharie
1 57,435 the President, convinced him that the bill would Saratoga and Schenectady 1 50,950 be rejected! - What becomes," says he lo
1 42,615 him, " of the Maysville veto, if you sign this Warren, Essex and Clinton 1 50,526 harbor bill?” “No straining at ghats andswal- Franklin and St. Lawrence 1 47,643 lowing a camel.” All, however, would not do. Montgomery and Hamilton 1 44,918 “Moral courage," "energy and public spirit,”
Herkimer and Lewis
1 50,827 "Maysville veto," cunsistency, "Virginia prin- Oneida and Oswego
2 98,436 ciples," are all sacrificed, whistled down the
1 48,515 wind, rather than rujeopard his election."
Madisor and Onondaga
2 98,011 T'le latitudinarians are rejoieing at the mea- Otsego
51,372 sure and sneering at the Executive. They all Delaware, Broome and Chenango 2 87,919 consider it as a complete nullification of the Cortland, Tompkins and Tioga 2 87,942 veto message; and they also know that it pro- Yates and Steuben
47,947 ceeds from a fear, on the part of the President,
52,992 of jeopardizing his election."
1. 49,862 Arrivals at New York bring Liverpool papers Livingston and Allegany 1 53,937 to the 1st of June. The revolutionary refurm
Cattaraugus and Chautauque
1 51,388 bill had passed the House of Lords in commit
1 51 991 tee, and that great and important question is Orleans and Niagara
1 57,258 no settled. It is virplually a revolution, and
1 35,710 will whave a most imortant bearing on the fu
The city list of New York, it will be seen, ture politics and destiny of Europe. The three will return four members instead of three, as at days in France did not more completely show present. the omnipotence of the people, than did the
MAINE. few days which elapsed between the resigna. tion of Earl Grey and his restoration. It shows met at Augusta
, on the 10th of June. They
The National Republican State Convention how irresistible is the voice of an united peo- nominted DANIEL GOOD now as a candidate for ple. The extract relative to Ireland, is truly sig. sident and Vice President.
Governos, and also a ticket for electors of Pre. nificant. None can misunderstand it. Nothing but a full consciousness of strength, and the rejection by the Senate of Mr. Van Buren, and
Resolutions were introduced approving the fact of the people being under the control and delaring the injury sustained by Maine from the direction of the intelligent part of the commu located West India arrangement. nity, could produce such a state of feeling as existed at the meeting mentioned. It is a sure OTELL IT IN GATA. The President has harbinger of final, and we hope we may add, al. signed the internal improvement bill
. More most immediate success, in their attempts to than a million is appropriated for noble objects procure a redress of grievances.
of improvement, one half of which are just as We have sympathised with them in all their objectionable as the Maysville road. We conexertions, and that sympathy is increased gratulate the country, the President is in better when we see in a section of our own country, hands! - Village Record.
Mr. SUTHERLAND requested the withdrawal
of the motion ; but Mr. McDUYPE stated that TUESDAY, JULY 3.
Mr. Polk had made it, and he (Mr. D.) was In the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, compelled to renew it. yesterday, a message was received froin the Mr. Polk declined to withdraw it, President of the United States by his private Mr. Vance asked for the yeas and nays on secretary, A. J. Donelson, Esq.
the proposition to lay on the table, which were
CER, of Virginia.)
Mr. WICKLIPFE suggested that it would be
resolution. It would save the time of taking Mrr MUHLENBERG presented a memorial on an additional list of yeas and nays. the subject of the tarif, and it was laid upon the Mr. Polk did not accede to the suggestions, table.
and the vote was taken on his motion, and de. Mr. WAITTLESEY, of Ohio, from the Commit. cided in the negative-ayes 68, noes 113. teu on Claims, was discharged from several pe. So the House refused to lay the resolution titions.
on the table. Mr. Hogax, from the Committee on Claims, Mr. Hoffman addressed the House in opporeported a bill for granting further relief to Jo: sition to the resolution, as a measure that would el Pye.
multiply the restraints upon the freedom of deIt was read twice and committed.
bate, by obliging members to vote on every Mr. DoDDRIDGE, from the Committee on the proposition before the House, without allow. District, reported resolution to discharge the fing them an opportunity of explaining their Committee of the Whole from the Senate bill, reasons or expressing their opinions. The in relation to the bridge over the Potomac, and House could not, for any length of time, be to commit ihe same to a Committee of the Whole considered a deliberative body, if they had to on the state of the Union.
decide without debate.
Mr. Vance rose to address the House; but
Mr. DODDUIDGE, by the consent of the Mr. Crane, from the Committee on Revolu- House, reported, from the Committee on the tionary Claims, reported a bill for the relief of District of Columbia, a bill to establish quaran. the legal representatives of Lockwood Allen, tine regulations on vessels arriving in the ports deceased.
of the District of Columbia. It was read It was read twice and committed.
twice, referred to a Committee of the whole Mr. McKensan, from the Committee on En- on the District of Columbia, and ordered to be rolled Bills, reported various bills.
printed. Mr. TAILOR, from the Select Committee on BANK OF THE UNITED STATES. the Patent Laws, reported the concurrence of The House then resumed the consideration that committee in the amendment of the Senate, of the Bank Bill. striking out the proposition respecting copies The question was on the amendment of Mr, of patents.
WARDWELL, of New York, as follows: The Mr. PENDLETOX, from the Committee on Repassage within blackets [ ] was adopted subvolutionary Pensions, was discharged from the sequently, as a modification. consideration of various petitions.
Provided, also, That the capital stock, bills, The following resolution, submitted on Sa- notes, funds, property, or effects of said bank, turday, by Mr. SUTHERLAND, was taken up : which shall be used or employed by the bank
Mr. Polk adverted to the imporiance of the or by any branch or office of discount and de. proposition, and to the circumstance that the posite in any State, shall be subject to assessHouse was now at the heel of the session, and ment and taxation by the authority of such moved to lay the resolution on the table. He State, in the same manner and at the same rate withdrew the motion, however, at the request as the like property or effects of the local or of Mr. McDopple, and on the condition of its state banks, shall from time to time be subject renewal by the latter.
to assessment and taxation. r. McDurre expressed his surprise that [But in any State where there shall be no lo. such a proposition had not be adopted before. cal bank, subject to taxation, the rate of taxaHe considered it to be one of the greatest im- tion shall not be greater than that which shall provements which could be made in legisla- be imposed by such State on real or personal tion. It would put it in the power of the property situated therein; and in no state shall House to stop debate on any particular propo- lihe tax exceed one per centum per annum.) sition, without, at the same time, depriving And, for the purpose of giving effect to this them of the power of amending a bill. provision, it shall be the duty of the Pre-ident
of the bank, on the first Monday in December lof Vermont, Mr. WARDWELL disclaimed all sefe-, or in each year.to transmit to the person admin. rence to the safety fund of the State of New istering the government of sucli State a correct York, and expressed his willingness to accede statement of the properly above enumerated, to a suggestion, made by that gentleman, to lie and used or employed as aforesaid during the mit the amount of the tax to be imposed by the year preced ng:
States. Mr. McDuffie argued briefly in opposition The debate was further continued by Mr. to the amendment offered by Mr. WARDWELL. Davis, of South Carolina, Mr. Bell, Mr. HusThe proposition that property should be equal. BARD, Mr. Adams, Mr. Clar, of Alabama, Mr. ly taxed was a true one, and, with respect to Bonges, Mr. Txomas, of Maryland, Mr. Horr. the tax to be levied on bank stock, it might be max, Mr. Wayne, , Mr. Root, Mr. Cooke, of generally correct, but he would hazard the New York, Mr. ARCHER, Mr. Gondox, Mr. opinion that the moment a tax was imposed on Clayton, Mr. Daniel, Mr. LECOMPTE, Mr. the capital of the United States Bank the Isacks, Mr. MITCHELL, Mr. WICELIFFE, Mr. country would be involved in difficulties, an Mason, and Mr. WARDWELL. extrication from which would be found no easy The amendment of Mr. WARDWELL was ne. task. The proposition was, in effect, to give gatived on a division by yeas and nays, by a to Pennsylvania, which possessed one-sixth of vote of ayes 89, noes 93. the stock, the power of taxing, in proportion, Mr. Davis, of South Carolina, submitted the all the States of the Union. She possessed following amendment, which, after soroe de the larger portion of the advantages to be de- bate, was negatived by yeas and nays; ayes 81, rived from the operations of the bank,inasmuch noes 103. as she owned a larger portion of its capital. a Provided, That nothing contained in this act grosser inequality, he conceived, could not be shall be construed to exempt the property or made than that proposed by the amendment. stock of the said bank, from liability to State
The only just and equal mode, he thought, taxation. would be by a bonus, and the one fixed by the
Mr. Wayns proposed an amendment to the present bill was a very large one. The charter effect that the branch bank shall be taxed at the granted to the old bank required merely a bo. rate of one per cent. upor, the capital assigned nus of a million and a half, although that char. to them by the parent bank. ter was for twenty years, whilst the present The subject had not teen disposed of when one, which extended it for fifteen years only, our last intelligence was received. provided for the payment of a much greater
W.DNESDAY, JULY 4. consideration. It should be borne in mini,
In the SENATE, yesterday, after the usual too, that it was still within the power of the morning business, the bill from the House to States to tax the dividends on the stock of the appropriate the proceeds of the public lands bank.
for a limited time, and to make donations to Mr. Warnt said, it had been his intention to certain States, was read the third time and move an amendment, which, if it prevailed, al passed by the following vote: though he had scarcely a hope that it would, YEAS-Messrs. Bell, Chambers, Clay, Clay. might perhaps remove the inequality that was ton, Dallas, Dickersun, Dudley, Ewing, Foot
, apprehended. It was to distribute the stock of Frelinghuysen, Hendricks, Holmes, Johnston, the bank among the several Stales, so as to re. Knigbi, Naudain, Poindexter, Prentiss, Robbins, medy the disproportion spoken of... He merely Ruggles, Seymour, Silsbee, Sprague, Torino tbrew out this idea, at present, as a suggestion. son, Waggaman, Webster, and Wilkins-26
. On a future occasign, he might follow it up by
NAYS-Messrs. Benton, Brown, Ellis, For. a specific motion, together with a proposition syth, Grundy, Hayne, Hill
, Kane, King, Man. to limit the discounts, in the several States,in a gum, Marcy, Miller, Robinson, Smith, Taze. manner commensurate with the amount of stock well, Troup, Tyler, and White 18. held within them respectively.
A message was received from the House of Mr. Root wished so state the reason why he Representatives, stating that that House had could not vote for the amendment of his col. passed the bill from the Senate to recharter the Meague. He was in favor of allowing the States Bank of the United States
, with one amenda to tax the bank stock, but only in consideration ment; and, on motion of Mr. Dallas, the Se. of a remission of the proposed bonus; and he nate concurred in the amendment of the concluded by adverting to the amendment to House. the bank bill proposed, by him, in February On motion of Mr. Drekelson, the Senate last.
proceeded to consider the tariff bill from the Mr. WARDWELL said, his colleague labored'un. House of Representatives, together with the der a mistake with respect to his (Mi, W.'s) mendments thereto reported by the Commitamendment. It was precisely the same, in sub tee, on Manufactures; and the balance of the stance, with the amendment proposed by the day was consumed in their discussion, and sev. gentleman himself.
eral of them were adopted. Mr. CLAYTON, of Georgia, argued that the Mr. Harns moved ihat wben the Senate ad. present price of bank stock, which is at 25 per journed, it adjourn over to Thursday next.m cent.premium, fully showed they are well able This motion was rejected, ayes 24, noes 18. to pay both the bonus and the laž.
The Senate then adjourned to meet to-day * In answer to an inquiry from Mr. EVERETT, I10 o'clock.
In the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Mr. SUTHERLAND explained the reason which the Speaker laid before the House a communi- had induced him to offer the resolution, which cation from Mr. Richard M. Johnson, desiring he stated to be a sense of courtesy to the gen. leave of absence, which was granted.
tleman from Ohio, Mr. VANCE, whose Statc had Mr. ALEXANDER moved for leave of absence been passed over in the call for resolutions. to Mr. Duncan, of Hlinois, and Mr. ALLEN, of Mr. MERCER replied in support of the merits Virginia; and
of the proposition. Mr. Consor made a similar motion for leave Mr. TAYLOR argued that the resolution could to Mr. McCor, of Virginia; all of which re. not be productive of any good. quests were granted.
After some remarks from Mr. MITCHELL, Mr. VERPLANCK, by consent, presented two Mr. WILLIAMS said the further discussion of memorials on the subject of certain drawbacks, the subject, it must be apparent, was unneces. and they were referred to the Committee on sary, and therefore he moved the previous Claims.
question. Mr. McKennar, from the Committee on En The previous question was seconded-ayes, rolled Bills, presented a report.
81-noes not counted." Mr. Nuckolls, from the Committee on Re The main question was then ordered to be volutionary Claims, reported a bill for the relief put. of Michael Robinson. It was read twice, and Upon the adoption of the resolution, the ages committed.
and noes were called for by Mr. SPEIGHT, and
So the resolution was rejected.
The SPEAKER laid before the House 'a comMr. Clar, from the same committee, report.munication from the Secretary of War, trans. ed a bill from the Senate.
mitting surveys of the rivers Delaware and Ra Mr. Davis, of s. C. from the Committee on rilan. the Judiciary, was discharged from the further On the motion of Mr. L. Condict, they were consideration of the communication from the referred to the Committee on Internal ImproveSecretary of the Treasury, on the subject of ments, and ordered to be printed. fees to marshals and their clerks.
BANK OF THE UNITED STATES. Mr. Davis presented several other reports The bank charter bill was then taken up. from the same committee.
Mr. Clar, of Alabama, proposed to offer an The House then took up the following amendment to the bill. amendment, proposed by Mr. SUTHERLAND: Mr. WICKLIEFE asked if the question 'was
Resoloed, That the previous question may be not on the motion of the gentleman from Vir. moved, on any amendment, or amendment of ginia, (Mr. Mercer,) for a reconsideration of any amendment, of any bill, resolution, or mo- the vote rejecting tbe putting the main question, depending before the House ; that, when tion. 80 expressly moved, and seconded by a majori. After some remarks from Mr. MERCER, Mr ty of the House, its effect, if sustained by a ma- Clay, and Mr. WICKLIPPE, the question was jority, shall be, simply, to terminate debate on declared to be on the motion for reconsideration. the amendment, or the amendment of the Mr. Clar moved to lay the motion for reamendment, to which it is applied, and to cause consideration on the table, but withdrew the the question thereon to be immediately put motion at the request of Mr. Tarlor. Provided, that, if the previous question on the Mr. TAYLOR stated the reason of his vote on bill, résolution, or motion, be, at the same time, the preceding day, and expressed a hope that moved and seconded by a majority of the the previous question would not be pressed, House, it shall have priority: Ånd provided, but that gentlemen would proceed in voting also, that a determination against the previous upon amendments until the close of the day, by question on any amendment, or any amend which time he expected they might arrive at the ment of an amendment, in the original bill, question upon the bill. resolution, or motion, shall not have the effect After a short discussion between Mr. CLAY, of postponing to another day the amendment, Mr. Vinton, and Mr. WiCKLIFEE, bill, resolution, or motion, but the same shall The question was taken on the motion of Mr. remain before the House, in the same state, as Clar, to lay the proposition for reconsidera. if the previous question had not been moved. tion on the table, when it was decided in the
Mr. Vasce bad not voted for the previous affirmative, ayes 80, noes 62. question more than once or twice during the Mr. Tuomson, of Ohio, proposed to amend eleven years he had had the honor of a s-at in by inserting after the word "pay,” in the 7th that House; but he believed, in common with section, the following: many others, the present mode was much to be “ A tax not exceeding 8 percent, on the diregrettel, as it allowed the previvus question, vidend annually collected, and declared which in many instances, to cut off useful and importax shall be paid into the Treasury of each tant amendments, without the possibility of State in which said banks shall make discounts, ever stating their merits.
either by itself or its branches, in proportion to
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the amount of dividends collected in such State, Ward, Wardwell, Wayne, Weeks, Wheeler,
Mr. DEARBOnx moved the previous question, bill, upon which Mr. DEARBORX moved the pre-
vous question. Mr. Jarvis called for the ayes and noes up. The previous question was seconded-ayes on the putting of the main question, which 102. were ordered and taken, when it was carried in Upon the putting of the main question, Mr. the affirmative, ayes 96, noes 82.
ARCHER asked the ayes and noes, which were The question was then on the third reading ordered and taken, when it was carried in the of the bill.
affirmative-ayes 109, noes 76. Mr. REXCHER moved a call of the House, The bill was accordingly read a third time. which was taken.
Mr. Pork asked for the
which Mr. Tarlor moved to suspend the proceed were ordered and taken, when the following ngs.
was the vote, Mr. HOFFMAN asked for the yeas and nays YEAS-Messrs. Adams, Allan, Allen, Allibut the call was not sustained.
son, Appleton, Armstrong, Arnold, Ashley, The motion of Mr. Taylon was then agreed Babcock, Banks, Barber, Barringer, Barstow, to, ayes 78, noes 31.
Bates, Boon, Briggs, Bucher, Bullard, Burd, The question was then taken on the engross. Burges, Choate, Collier, Condict, Condit
. E. ment of the amendment, and the ordering of Cooke, B. Cooke, Cooper, Corwin, Coulter, the bill to a third reading; when it was decided Craig, Crane, Crawford, Creighton, Daniel, J. as follows:
Davis, Dearborn, Denny, Dewart, Doddridge, YEAS-Messi's. Adams, C. Allan, H. Allen, Drayton, Ellsworth, G. Evans, J. Evans, Ę. Ev. Allison, Appleton, Armstrong, Arnold, Ashley, ereit, H. Everett, Ford, Gilmore, Grennell, Babcock, Banks, N. Barber, J. S. Barbour, Hodgés, Heister, Horn, Hughes, Huntington, Barringer, Barstow, I. C. Bates, Briggs, Buch- Irrie, Ingersoll, Irvin, Isacks, Jenifer, Kendall, er, Bullard, Burd, Burges, Choate, Collier, H. King, Kerr, Letcher, Mann, Marshall, Mar. Condict, Condit, Ei Cooke, B. Cooke, Coop well, R. McCoy, McDuffie, McKennan, Merer, Corwin, Coulter, Craig, Crane, Crawford, cer, Milligan, Newton, Pearce, Pendleton, Creighton, Daniel, J. Davis, Dearborn, Denny, Pitcher, Potts, Randolph, J. Reeu, Root, RusDewart, Doddridge, Drayton, Ellsworth, Geo. sell, Semmes, Shepard, Shepperd,Slade, Smith, Evans, J. Evans, E. Everett, H. Everett, Southard, Spence, Stanbery, Stephens, Stewa Ford, Gilmore, Grennell, Hodges, Hejster, art, Storrs,' Sutherland, Taylor, P. Thomas
, Horn, Hughes, Huntington, Ibrie, Ingersol, Tompkins, Tracy, Vance, Verplanck, Vinton, Irvin, Isacks, Jenifer, Kendall, H. King, Kerr, Watrough, Wilkin, E. Whittiesey, F. Whit, Letcher, Mann, Marshall, Maxwell, McCoy, tlesey, E. D. White, Wickliffe, Williams, and McDuffie, McKennan, Mercer, Milligan, New-Young-107. ton, Pearce, Pendleton, Pitcher, Poits, Ran
NAYS-Messrs. Adair, Alexander, Ander. dolph, J. Reed, Root, Russell, Semmes, Wm. son, Arcber, Barnwell, J. Bates, Beardsley, B. 'Shepard, A. H. Shepperd, Slade, Smith, Bell, Bergen, Bethune, James Blair
, Joba Southard, Spence, Stanbery, Stephens, Stew. Blair, Bouck, Bouldin. Branch, J.C. Brodhead, art, Storrs, Sutherland, Taylor, P. Thomas, Cambreleng, Carr, Chandler, Chinn, Claiborne, Tompkins, Tracy, Vance, Verplanck, Vinton, Clay, Clayton, Connor, Davenport
, Dayan, D.14. Washington, Watmough, E. Whittlesey, F. bleday, Felder, Fitzgerald, Foster, Gaither, Gore, Whittlesey, E. D. White, Wickliffe, Wiliams, don, Griffin, 7. H. Hall, w. Hall
, Hammons, and Young—106.
Harper, Hawes, Hawkins, Hoffman, Hogan, NAYS–Messrs. Adair, Alexander, Ander- Holland, Howard, Hubbard, Jarvis, C. Jolina son, Archer, J. Bates, Beardsley, Bell, Ber- son, Kavanagh, Kendall, Kennon, A. King, J. gen, Betbune, James Blair, John Blair, King, Lamar, Lansing, Leavitt, Lecompte, Bouck, Bouldin, Branch, Cambreleng, Carr, Lewis, Lyon, Mardis, Mason, McCarty, Mcln. Chandler, Chinn, Claiborne, Clay, Clay. tyre, McKay, Mitchell, Newnan, Nuckolls, Patton, Coke, Connor, W. R. Davis, Dayan, Duu. ton, Pierson, Plummer, Polk, E. C. 'Reed, bleday, Felder, Fitzgerald, Foster, Gaither, Rencher, Roane, Soule, Speight, Standifer
, Gordon, Griffin, T. Hall, W. Hall, Hammons, F. Thomas, W.Thompson, J. Thomson, Ward, Harper, Hawes, Hawkins, Hoffman, Hogan, Wardwell, Wayne, Weeks, Wheeler
, C. P. Holland, Howard, Hubbard, Jarvis,c. Johnson, White, Wilde, and Worthington--85. Kavanagh, Kennan, A. King, J. King, Lamar, So the bill was passed. Leavitt, Lecompte, Lewis, Lyon, Mardis, Ma Mr. BARBOUR, of Virginia, stated that at son. McCarty, McIntire, McKay, Mitchell, New. the time the vote was taken, he was in the nan, Nuckolls, Patton, Pierson, Polk, E. c. Clerk's office, in the performance of one of his Reed, Rencher, Roane, Soule, Speighi, Standi- duties, as a member of that House : he wished fer, F. Thomas, W. Thompson, J. Thomson, 'to record his vote on the occasion, as he was