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gregate increase of the appropriations of the

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Electors. Electors. present session beyond the estimale of the

1832. 1828. Treasury, and beyond the ordinary expendi. 11. New Yoik* 40

36 tures of the Government, of not less than 2. Pennsylvania 28

30 28 $5,000,000,

3. Virginia* 21 23 24 No one can witness the proceedings of Con-4, Ohio 19 21 16 gress on these appropriations, without receiving N. Carolinat 13

15 16 indications not to be mistaken, that the Fed. 6. Kentucky* 13

15 15 eral Government has degenerated into a mere 7. Tennesseet 13

15 political engine for regulating the labour and 8. Massachusetts* 12 14 15 distributing the wealth of the country, upon the 9. $. Carolinat 9

11 11 most arbitrary principles, and by levying the 10. Georgia 9

11 most oppressive exactions on one portion of the 11. Marylandt 8

10 Union, to be bestowed in prolific bounties on 12. Mainet 8

10 9 another. Already have the principles conse 13. Indiana 7

9 5 crated by our ancestors in the revolutionary 14. New Jersey* 6

8 8 struggle, undergone a radical change, and a 15. Connecticut 6

8 8 large majority of the people of this Union ac. 16. Vermont 5

7 tually regard taxation as a public blessing.-It 17. N. Hampshiret 5 7 8 has even become a proverb among them, that 18. Alabama 5

7 it would be wise and beneficial to retain the du. 19. Louisiana* 3

5 ties though the money should be thrown into 20. Illinois 3

5 the ocean.

All this is the natural and inevita. 21. Rhode Island 2 ble result of a system which practically exempts 22. Missouri 2 those who impose the taxes from all esponsibili. 23. Mississippi 2 ty to those who pay them, which not only exmpts 24. Delaware* 1

3 the govering majority from all participation in the burthen of taxation, but actually confers

Total, 240

261 upon that majority bounties, proportioned to the burthens it imposes upon the proscribed •Electors chosen by the people by general minority.

ticket. The undersigned have presented this brief

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do exposition of the actual condition of your vital #Electors appointed by the Legislature, S. interests and your sacred rights, that you may Carolina being the only State where they are decide forlyourselves what coursc is expedient to not chosen by the people. pursue in this great emergency, to rescue those interests from impending ruin and to vindicate

FROM THE NATIONAL GAZETTI.
those rights from unconstitutional violation. Extract of a letter from a highly respectable
They will not pretend to suggest the appropri gentleman in New York, daled July 31.
ate remedy, but, after expressing their solemn ** OF THE CAOLXRA. --Will you be implicitly
and deliberate conviction that the protecting sys- guided by me-you and your friends! if you
tem must now be regarded as the setlled policynsill dismiss your terrors, and adopt the follos
of the country, and that all hopes of relief from erg directions, namely: take one ounce of came
Congress is irrecoverably gone, they leave it datly, and dissolve it in half a pint of alcohol; of
with you, the soverign power of the State, to gphoolution, which in quantity, will serve a
determine whether the rights and the liberties this tude of occasions, the dose is only three
which you received as a precieus inheritance raulti on a lump of sugar dissolved in a small
from an illustrious ancestry shall be tamely sur- dropsglassful of water; the sugar to make it
rendered without a struggle, or transmitted wine-ble; the water to extend the champir
undiminished to your posterity.

palata larger space of the stomach. Here is no
ROBERT Y. HAYNE, over am, no trick of empyricism. It is simple;
STEPHEN D. MILLER, nostru not its simplicity offend for it is cf.
GEORGE McDUFFIE, but let. Take no other meckecine; and if life
WARREN R. DAVIS, fectual saved by tbis treatment, couch nothing
JOHN M. FELDER, is to be ape of ódium-it is the antipodes of
JOHN K. GRIFFIN, in the sh, and would destroy its afficacy,
W. T. NUCKOLLS, camphorot stagger at my receipe: it is a spe
ROBERT W. BARNWELL.

“Do n here no excess has been commilted, Washington, July 13, 1832.

cific. Wdence of diet, nor the system been

nor imprubilicated by previous sickness or old PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORS. age, three drops as directed on the occurrence The following statement shows the number of any of the premonitory symptoms of choleof members of the House of Representatives ra, such as nausea, vomiting, cramps, or, the and electors of President, to which each State most usual, diarrhoga--taken immediately, will is entitled, under the new apportionment; also relieve the system. If the symptoms are obo the number of electors at the last election, the stinate, repeat the dose in about an hour

. Ia States being arranged according to representa- case of a sick stomach, if the first dose is so tive population.

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at intervals of five minutes by the table spoon or simple water if the other be not at hand. ful. The Cholera is a disease of stages mit The mixture ought to be well stirred up, so as never comes without notice; the first, or premo-to facilitate the deglutition of the charcoal nitory stage is easily, safely,& completely cured it may be divided into two draughts-soon by three drops of camphor. Taken in time, after two ounces of castor oil ought to be you will not have the second or dangerous given to the patient, say a quarter of an hour stage; and even in collapse it is the only sure or half an hour after the first administration of remedy.

the charcoal, “Let no one having bowel complaint think Two ounces of powdered charcoal prepared it will go over harmlessly. It may, but there in the same manner as before, to be administer. is danger, perhaps death, in the contingency. ed ; a table spoonful every quarter of an hour, The three drops of camphor will compel it io and alternately administer a spoonful of sweet go off without injury ninety-nine times in a oil, or melted lard, every half hour. It is not hundred. I can testify personally to the blindly that the undersigned has made choice of truth of these statements."

the lime-water for the cure of the yellow fe. The following is from the letter of Dr. ver, but because that substance is known to be Channing, of New York, on the same subject. the most powerful anti-inetic and anti-septic,

" Let it not be imagined that the validity of that it decomposes carbonic acid, that it is the this statement rests upon the assertion of one test of recognizing after death whether corrosive or ten individuals. it is a statement which sublimate has been swallowed, and it precipicourts the investigation of every unprejudiced tates it. It is for those reasons that he has emmind, and which will be sustained by the ployed it in the yellow fever, and that he revoices of at least five hundred impartial wit- commends it as the best drink during the whole nesses of the efficacy of the camphor treatment. attack of the cholera morbus. It may be Let those who still doubt, and who are affect- sweetened with lemon syrup or molasses ; ice ed with any of the usual premonitory symp- may be advantageously employed to cool that toms, make trial of one to three drops only of drink. He will add that frictions with camphor. the unmixed spirits of camphor in a little water, ated sweet oil on the neck, breast, and abdorepeated at intervals of an hour or two, for a men of the patient, as well as under the armfew hours only, carefully avoiding improper pits, will no doubt contribute to save the life of diet, all other medicine, and especially every the patient. Small clysters of oil or melted form of opiun, and experience may convince lard with a strong decotion of linseed may also them that cholera in this stage is readily obvi- be adainistered with good effect. The only ated without the aid of a physician.

stimlants that with safety can be employed in

the disease, are blisters or rather rubefacients, FROM THE Y. Y. MERCANTILE ADVERTISER. to the legs and thighs and glher external parts.

We have read a pamphlet of 58 pages, being He is pf opinion that no emetics, no vio. «Observations on the Yellow Fever,” by Dr. lent purgatives, nor stimulants of any sorts Plantou. It appears by this pamphlet that Dr. should be employed in cholera; as for bleeding, Plantou was the first to use charcoal in the be will ask if any physician would resorte to it cure of Yellow Fever. From the effect pro- in case of poisoning, or highly putrid diseases? duced externally by charcoal, Dr. P. conclud. Has not Dr. Broussais of Paris, dcclared in his ed that it might be internally employed as an lectures on the cholera, that the blood in that antiseptic, or anti-gangrenous medicine—it has disorder turned soon to the consistence of cur. answered the object proposed, and we find rent jelly?” charcoal, prepared accroding to Dr. Plantou's It will pe remembered by our readers, that a directions, very successfully administered. In stranger mysteriously moved through the the pamphlet before us, we find the Yellow streets of Montraal, and by the accounts in the Fever, the Plague, and the Cholera Morbus papers, effected miraculus cures, without spoken of as diseases having much affinity, and reward, administering pulverised charcoal, melt. that similar remedies are applied to all three ed lard, and sugar, mixed together. diseases. The Doctor's remarks on caloric and We think Dr. Plantou's pamphlet, and his cold, and on electricity and magnitism are in. recipe worthy of attention. teresting. This pamphlet was written in 1822 and addressed to our Board of Health, in Octo

THE CHOLERA. ber of that year while the Yellow Feaver was Extract of a letter to the Editor of the Pennsyl raging here.

vania Inquirer, duted Dr. Plantou bas just published a circular re.

DETROIT, July 22, 1832. ferring to the publication above named, and Dear Sir: The cholera can no longer be said recommends his remedy more specifically to exist in this city. The steamboats have reto the present epidemic. We have heard commenced running between this and Buffalo. it spoken of by medical men in terms of The commerce of the lakes and the business commendation, and therefore make the follow. of the town are reviving. Yet, great mischief ing extract from the circular before us. has been done to both, and to the improve.

"At the first attack of the cholera, two ments of Detroit, by the exaggerations which ounces of pulverized charcoal ought to be ad. have been circulated concerning the disease, ministered, diluted with about four table spoons and the absurd quarantine regulations which ful of molasses, and about a pint of lime water, were adopted to prevent its introduction or ex

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tension, but which were abandoned in a few of cholera have been reported in that place. In days, the doctrine of contagion being com- Portsmouth there have been eight or ten nev pletely discarded.

cases, and four deaths. The latest intelligence from General Scott, New York, Aug. 2.-New cases 81, desthi still at Chicago, is to the 18th instant, inclusive. 34. The cholera was rapidly subsiding among the Jersey City, Aug. 1.- No new case. troops. Lieutenants Gustavus Brown, and Albany: July 31.-New cases 29, deaths 6; McDuffie, had died of it. Only two or three total cases in the last fortnight 387, deaths private soldiers, in addition to those mentioned 136. heretofore, had died. The citizens had not Philadelphia, Aug. 2.-New cases 40, deaths been infected. General Scott bad determined 15. on marching with the well troops and volun The Norfolk Beacon of the 1st instant cone teers that might reach Chicago by the close of tains the following: this month, or before that time.

“ The Board of Health reports, that of the Letters from General Atkinson are up to the cases of Cholera reported up to 11 o'clock this 11th, inclusive. He had still been unable to day, eight new cases have occurred, of which reach the Indian enemy. Yours, truly, five have died. Of the last named cases there

JOHN NORVELL. was one white man and seven persons of color. The Norfolk Beacon says:

“We are yet without any official information In Portsmouth, the deaths from Tuesday to from Portsmouth, on the subject of the cholera; Sunday inclusive were 21, since which we and the reports therefrom are so various and learn three or four bave been added to the num contradictory that we deem it worse than life. ber. In Norfolk the deaths since Thursday have less to give them publication. Several new been three by this new and alarming epidemic, cases, we bear, have occurred since our lasty which is generally believed to be the Asiatic the exact number of which, or their result, we cholera, or the same fatal disease which has pre are unable to state.". vailed in New York for several weeks past with New York, Aug. 3.-New cases 88, deaths such fearful destruction to human life. Its ra-130. vages in this quarter have been confined to the

Albany, Aug. 2.

New cases 19, of which 5 colored people, with a few exceptions in Ports. are severe; deaths 7. mouth, viz., Mr. Thomas, an overseer, who having just recovered from diarrhæa, indulged 14. August 4.- New cases 45, death, 13.

Philadelphia, Aug. 3.—New cases 35, deaths freely in iced liquors, while overheated; a man by the name of Keith, notoriously of intempe- reports, that of the cases reported up to twelve

Norfolk, August 4.- The Board of Health rate habits, and a marine soldier at the Navy o'clock on Wednesday the 1st, two have died Yard Barracks. In Norfolk the death have been and that for the forty-eight hours up to twelve so far entirely confined to the colored people. o'clock this day, there were fourteen new cases, In most of the cases in Portsmouth, we under- of which seven have died. Of the deaths two stand the blacks are known to have eaten of were white and five colored persons. West India or domestic fruit, pine apples, wa.

In Portsmouth, of the cases before reported

, ter melons, &c. and in Norfolk, some who have four bave died. New cases in that place, died, have eaten heartily of water melons a short 5 o'clock, P. M. on Thursday to 5 P. M. ye? time before their attack.

terday, 15, of whom one has died. The citizens of Portsmouth had a meeting

We regret to learn that about fifteen cases yesterday morning, and laid the town off into of the Cholera, three of them very violent

, have wards, for the purpose of a thorough cleansing appeared on board the U. S. ship Fairfield and purification of all its streets and avenues.

now at the Navy Yard, at Gosport. They, doubtless, will see the propriety of furnishing a daily accurate report of the new cases pitals 2, deaths none; 24th, admission 12

, desta

QUEBEC, July 23.--Admissions to the HR and deaths, to guard against the mischievous ef. 13. fects of exaggerated statements going abroad. Quebec paper, may be attributed to the de

The increase on Tuesday, 24th,) sassa New York, Aug. 1.--New cases 92; deatos bauchery wbich always takes place on Sunday,

and causes many admissions on Mondays. To BROOKLIN, Aug. 1.--New cases 35; deaths 7. tal cases in hospitals 917, deaths 566.

STATE Prison, at Sing Sing, July 26.-New cases 9; deaths 4; remaining 52.

Detroit, July 26.-Our city is now free from THE UNITED STATES' TELEGRAPH. any malignant or alarming disease.

POUGHKEEPSIE, Aug. 1.-Only two new ca. Washington City, upon the followng ses during the last week, and these half a mile from the centre of the village. Total deaths 6. Daily paper, per annum, Mount PLEASANT, Westchester co. N. Y.- Country paper, three times a week during the **

sion, and semi-weekly during the reces of Conto During the past week there have been, in this

509 village, two deaths of decided malignant cho- for six months, lera.

Payable in advance. PHILADELPHIA, August 1.-New cases 21 ; A failure to notify the editor at an intention in distie deathy 8.

tinue will be considered a renewal of the subscription, The Norfolk Beacon states that no new cases the editor, until all arrcarages are paid.

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VOL. VI..

$2.50 PER ANNUM..... BY DUFF GREEN. eV 08 EDITORIAL

the northern and southern extremes of the -Nera

We observe that the public prints of various Union, and sanctioned the appropriation for the parts of the Union are teeming with renuncia Berwick branch of the Piscataqua river; that tions of Jacksonism, by former friends and rejected the charter of the present bank, (not supporters of the President, whose election, it on constitutional grounds,) and recommended was so sanguinely anticipated, would result in a worse one, renders any hopes that the Presi. restoring our republican institutions to their dent will lend his hand to such a work, en original purity. And what has brought this to tirely delusive. Shall we, in the event of his pass? To what cause are we to attribute the re-election witness the correction of those fact, that a party once so formidable for its abuses that have brought the patronage of the worth, talent, and numbers, bas triumphed in federal Government in conflict with the free: vain-its victory amounting to a defeat, and dom of elections, and the counteraction of those its patriotic exertions rendered vain and nuga-causes which have disturbed the rightful course

tory, while its place has been usurped by a of appointments, and have placed or continued shameless, heartless pack, continually prating power in unfaithful or incompetent hands"? of patriotism, but having no other incentive Look to the profligate Courier and Enquirer, than the lust of office—the spoils of victory, of New York, openly conducted by Mordecai as they impudently term it? To what malign M. Noah, the Surveyor of that port, who deinfluence are we to ascribe the unprecedented votes the time and talents paid for out of the darkness of our political atmosphere? These public purse to * electioneering, (as he has

are grave questions, which it becomes the peo openly boasted,) for General Jackson. Wit-Net

ple seriously to ponder on. The elections are ness the electioneering letters of Elijah Hay-
approaching; and to a sincere lover of his ward, Commissioner of the General Land of
country, uninfluenced by hopes of reward, and fices, and of the wretched ingrate who acts in
despising alike the spoils of victory and the the caprcity of scullion for the kitchen cabi-
tricks of the trading politician, by which they net, and then pause and ask if the task of re-
are obtained, it is melancholy to look back form is not inscribed on the list of Executive du-
some four or five years, and contrast the state ties in Caracters too legible to be overlooked"?
of feeling exhibited then, with the gloomy Witness the coarse and vulgar abuse heaped
forebodings of the present day. What was the on the second officer of the Government, and
state of parties then, and what are they now? the upright and independent members of the
What was promised by a successful termination Senate, by a venal pack of office holders, and
of the last Presidential contest, and what has by authority presses, for daring to place their
been gained? It is in vain to look back on the moral and constitutional obligations in opposi-
past; but bitter experience compels us to turn tion to the will of the would-be autocrat Wit-
our eyes to the future. We must, per force, ness the efforts of the President himself, not
ask ourselves what is to be gained by the re- even attempted to be concealed, to appoint his
elcetion of the present incumbent ? Economy successor, But enough of the sickenmg detail.
in the expenditures of public inoney, and in- Where now are the original supporters of Gen.
creased accountability in the public agents ? eral Jackson who contended for measures, not
No. Nothing, on this head, was ever charged men; for principle, not the spoils of victory;"
against the last administration, that does nor, and without whose agency he never would
with equal furce, apply to this. Shall we have been elected? Where now the enthusi-
see our national legislation brought back to asm that was wont to clothe him with the man-
those legitimate objects contemplated by the tle of the great apostle of liberty? These ques.
Constitution, and by this means escape the tions are easily answered. His supporters now
dangers which have, in the language of the are those who are bound together by no prin-
President, "sprung from their abandonment, ciple, have no feeling in common but a base
and the adoption of such principles as have ar- subserviency to power, and no bund of Union
rayed section against section, interest against save interest alone.
interest, and inan against man, in a fearful Among those whose ardent devotion to the
coinmotion, which threatens to shake the principles which brought General Jackson into
foundations of our Union ?" Far from it. power, none were more active and influential,
lle miserable inconsistency that rejected than our adopted fellow citizens from the Eine.
the appropriations for the Maysville and Rocka frald Isle. Me intend no disparagement to the
ville turnpikes, and sanctiuned the enormous native Americans, a whose veins runs the
appropriations for similar objects in the bill of blood of the sages and heroes of the revolu-
the last session-tatetoed the appropriation ion, when we hazard the doubt, if even they
for Back Creek, an important connecting link

are more warmly attached to the great truths in the great chain of communication between proclaimed in our bill of rights, than the coun.

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