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and all its pensioned echoes are laboring to The apostate editor of the Richmond Er
prove, the transaction with Webb and Noah quirer is much agitated at our calculation of the
was a bribe from the bank, to buy in their press, chances and the changes which are to defeat tbe
they should call upon Gen. Jackson to have re. re-election of Gen. Jackson. The old gentle-
formed Mr. Noah out of office instantly man is thrown into hysterics, and whistles to
What ! this pure administration retain in the keep up his spirits. Not content with uttering
responsible office of Surveyor of the port of a few ugly plirases at his uandam partisan,
New York a man who had been bribed with Courier and Enquirer, he flies to his arithmetic
$7,500! Impossible! Does the editor of the and sets down and adds up until he makes the
Richmond Enquirer believe that there was bri- "old Hero” carry the sweetest little faller
bery or corruption in the case ? If he does, that ever lived," clean through the races
then his notices are so many advertisements for leaving Mr. Clay entirely defunct!! To M.
the benefit of smugglers! If Mr. Noah sold him. Wirt and the anti-Masons, le does not even
'self to the bank for the paltry sum of $7,500, “say Turkey, once."
he would not refuse to wink at smuggling, pro-

Figures are certain, but deceptire argumentis vided he received a part of the profit. And Now, mark what we tell you, old gentleman. yet, this is the man who is charged by General You have blustered your day upon the stagt Jackson with the protection of our revenue !

you are rather poz. You are not certain s Although, if his own presses are to be believed, Maine, nor of New Yonk, nor of Peaxszló the “old man” has been persuaded that Webb

VANIA, nor of Oui, nor KESTECKT, 102 % and Noah were bribed by the banle !!

Inmana!! although you set them down is cer Will the Globe, or will Mr. Ritchie, tell us tain for the Of COALITION. Do not starti how Webb was bribed if Noah was not? The

we mean what we say. We mean the COALI. first $15,000 was obtained upon Webb’s en-TION to appoint Martin Van Bares the SUCdorsement for Noah's benefit ; and if there was Cessor to Gen. Jackson. The republicans any bribery in the case, Nouti was the princi- of these states are all the enemies of u bara pal; but if Webb alone was bribed, Noah was

gain, intrigue, and corruption," and they will his partner, and reaped the fruits and partici not be sold as sheep in the shambles. They pated in the support of the bank. How could do not belong to Wm. B. Lewis, Ama Seat he be guilty and Noah innocent ? Does it not

dall, & Co., and are not prepared to sucion follow, comclusively, that Gen. Jackson does not believe that tie transaction with the bank ginia, but your power does not estend into the

your bargain. You may impose upon old Vt. was improper; or else that he has been guilty other Stales,

We tell you, therefore, that of corrupt partiality in retaining Mr. Noah?

your whistling is all ja vaia. It seems to us that the partisans of the Executive have involved him in a dilemma from

But says Mr. Ritchie, General Jacka a ml which he cannot be extricated. It is known get 19 of the 21 votes of Ohio. The alber that this chorge of bribery against the bank re

two being nominated on the Clay, and also on ceives his sanction ; yet he retains in office the

anti-masonic ticket, will succeed!! Aye, sy party who was bribed, if there was bribery in you? That's an admission worthy of nete. the case. Mr. Noah tells us that he took an

the opposition to Jackson is unted, then Jack interest in the paper to support Gen. Jackson ;

son loses the vote of Onio!! and Odia e tide he tells us that he is yet his partisan, and pub

most doubtful of all the doubtful States!! Jacke lishes an electioneering letter, calling upon the

son's re-election then no longer depends on the party to rally in his support. Is this the rea.

will of a majority, but by keeping the people son why be is retained ? If so, it follows that

divided!!! Could we offer a stronger argumical there is nothing wrong, if banks bribe an officer a more powerful appeal to the good sease and of the Government, provided he continues to patriotism of the people, lo show them that support the election of Gen. Jackson !!! Such they should unite to put down the reign of iro is the conclusion to which the Richmond En. trigue, bargain and corruptian? Nothing elas quirer, the press that once gave tone to the than a firm belief that the crisis requires this statesmen of Virginai, would bring its read. ers!!!

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institutions, would have compelled us to take a In the Legislature of Pennsylvania in joint part in the Presidential contest; being the ballot, there is an anti-Jackson majority of ninc. convinced, we call upon all, every where to

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niute. The main pillars of power and corrup On the question to insert the proposed sub. tion are giving way; the adversary is alarmed; stitute, it was determined in the negative. Yeas let our watch word be, “onward, for Liberty

21, nays 23--Mr. VAN BUREN voting in the

negative. and the Constitution."

TUURSDAAY, PRIL 17, 1828.
THE VAN BUREN CONVENTION. The Senate resumed, as in Committee of ilie
Mr. Archer, as a member of the Van Buren public lands, to make donations thereof to ac-

Whole, the bill to graduate the price of the Convention, proposed the following resolution, tual settlers, and to cede the refuse to the States which was adopted:

in which they lie, as amended; and, on the Resolved, That it be recommen led to the question to strike out the third section, as delegation in this Convention, in the place of a amended, it passed in the affirmative.-Mr. general address, to make such report or ad. VAN BUREN voting with the yeas. dress to their constituents as they may think

On the question to insert, in lieu thereof, the proper.”

following: As yet none of the delegates, except those of a family, young men over the age of twenty

“That' it shall and may be lawful for any lead from the loyal State of Tennessee, have ven one years, or widow, not having received a dotured to make an address, and they bave pru- nation of land from the United States, and dently forburne to urge a single argument in wishing to become an actual seither on any parfavor of the candidate selected. We have fur- soll, and not exceeding in quantity the amoun!

cel of public land authorized by this act to be nished Mr. Archer some memoranda to be used of one quarter section, to demand and receive in his communication to Virginia; by their leave from the proper register and receiver, as soon we will now do the same favor for the dele as thirty days shall have elapsed, after the said

parcel shall have fallen to either of tae graduagates from Alabama, Mississippi, Ohio, Indiana, teil prices by this act established, a writtenand Illinois-Missouri, to her credit, was saved permission ti settle on the same, and if the the disgrace of a delegate pretending to repre person so applying shall pay down to the pro. sent her in that notable assemblage. We give per receiver, the sum of seventy-five cents per

acre, for land offered by the first section of the following extracts from the Senate Jour- this act, for one dollar per acre, or fifty cents nals, showing Mr. Van Buren's vote in that bo. per acre, for land offered at seventy-five cents dy. And first, as to the

per acre; or twenty-five cents per acre, for PUBLIC LANDS.

land offered at fifty cents per acre; or five cents

per acre, for land offered at twenty-five cents TUESDAY, April 15, 1828.

per acre; and shall forth with setile thereupon, The Senate resumed, as in Committee of the and cultivate the same, fig five consecutive Whole, the bill to graduate the price of the years, and shall be a citizen of the United States public lands, to make donations thereof to ac- at the end of that tiine, the said person, on ma. tual settlers, and to cede the refuse to the king proof before the proper register and reStates in which they lie, as amended; together ceiver of such settleineni, cultivation and citi. with the further amendment proposed by Mr. zenship, shall be entitled to receive a patent COBB; and Mr. COBB having withdrawn said a- therefor from the United States. And if two mendment,

or more persons entiiled under this act to the On motion of Mr. Tazewell, further to a privileges of aciual settlers, shall apply at the mend the fifth section of the original bill by same tiine for the same parcel of land, then the striking out all after the enacting clause, in the register and receiver shall immediately decide following words:

the right of preference between them, accord. “ That all the land which shall remain un-ing to equitable circumstances, and where they sold for one year according to the provisions of are equai, by lot. Provided always, That no this act, shall be, and the same hereby is, celed sale, or assignment of any settlement righi, shall in full property to the States in which they lie;' be valid, and in no case shall the patent issue

And inserting the following as a substitute, to any person but the settler himself, if living, viz:

or to his heirs or devisees, if dead.
“That the land which shall have been sub It was determined in the afficmative.

feas ject to sale under the provisions of this act, 26, nnys 19--Mr. VAN BUREN ruting in the and shall remain unvold for two years after hav- negative. ing been offered at twenty five cents per acre,

TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 1828. shall be, and tbe mame is, ceded to the State in The Senate resumed the bill 10 graduate the whic's the same may lie, to be applied by the price of the public lands, to make donations Legislature thereof in support of education and thereof to actual settlers, ad to cede the refuse the internal improvement of the State." to the Stales in which they lie, as amended;

A division of the question was called for by and, on the question, "Shail this bill be enMr. CHANDLEH ; and the ques:ion was accordi- grossed, and read a third time!" it was deteringly taken on striking out, ind it was deter- mined in the negative. Yeas 21, nuys 25.mined in the affirmative. Yeas 32, nays 11.. Mr. VAN BUREN VOTING AGAINST THE Mr VAN BUREN voting with the yeas BILL.

THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 1828.

TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 1828. On motion by Mr. Macox, one of the majo. The Senate resumed, as in Committee of the rity, that the Senate reconsider the role of the Whule, the bill for the continuation of the 22d, on engrossing for a third reading the bill Cumberlatul road, together with the amedto graduate the price of the public lands, to ment, reported thereto by the Select Commit

. make donations thereof to actual settlers, and tee on Roads and Canals; the said amendmente to cede the refuse to the States in which they having been agreed to, the bill was reperted lie, it was deterinined in the negative. AND to 1lie Senate; and the amendments being ca. SO THE BILL WAS REJECTED!

curred in, on the question, "Shall this til be And next as to the

engrossed and read a third time," it was deter"UNCONFIRMED SPANISH CLAIM3."

inined in the affirmative. Yeas 26, nays ls

Mr. VAN BUREN voting in the negatire.
FRIDAY, Mar 16, 1828.

Nexi as to the duty upon
The Senate resumed, as in Committee of the
Whole, the bill to continue in force, for a limit-

IRON FOR RAILROADS. ed time, and to amend au act entitled "An act

Turksday, APRIL 24, 1828. to enable claimanis to lands within the limits of the State of Missouri and Territory of Arkansas, Whole, the bill to admit iron and machinery

The Senate resumed, as in Committee of the to institute proceedings to fry the validity of necessary for railroads, duty free, as amended

: their claims;" and,

and it having been further amended, wure: On motion by Mr. Van BUREX,

ported to the Senate; and the amendments be Ti amed the bill by striking out of the first ing concurred in

, on the question: " shall section the following words: "And all claims this bill be engrossed and read a third time." authorized by that act to be heard and decided, it was determined in the affirmative. Yeas sliall be ratified and confirmed to the same ex- nays 19-Mr. VAN BUREN voting against the tent that the same woull be valid, if the coun- bill. try in which they lie had remained under the diminion of the sovereignty in which said

Mondar, May 5, 1828. claims originated;" it was determined in the The Senate resumed, as in Coromitee of the negative. Yeas 15, nys 23-- Jr. VAN BUREN Whole, the bill entitled "An act in alteration voting in the affirmative,

of the several acts imposing dalies on imports," And next as to the

together with the anlendments reported ibereto

by the Committee on Manufactores, and se CUMBERLAND ROAD,

motion by Mr. SNITI, of Maryland, to amend WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28, 1828. the first amendment by inserting, after the word The Senate resumed, as in Committee of the accordingly, the words, except iron far railroad Wbole, the bill making an appropriation for the it was determined in the affirmative

. Feis 2s, construction of the Cumberlani Road, froni nays 22.-Mr. VAN BUREN voting against the Bridgeport to Zanesville, in the Siate of Ohio, amendment. and for continuing and completing the surveys of the Cumberland Road from Zanesville to the

These extracts speak for themselves. The seat of Government, in the State of Missouri; people of the western and southwestern S'ass and no amendment having been made thereto, will want no srgument to impress them on their it was reported to the Senate; and, on the ques. memory. They have only to tear in mind that tion, “Shall this bill be engrossed and read a Mr. Van Buren having invested TWENTI third time,” it passed in the affirmative. Yeas THOUSAND DOLLARS in ruising 7sasse, 25, nays 18-Wr. VAN BUREN voting against the bill.

he voied in favor of so much of the "American Taunsbay, APRIL 10, 1828.

System,” as went to enrich himself, but when The Senate having under consideration, as

he was called upon to reduce the price of palic in Committee of the whole, the bill entitled lands, or to continue the appropriations for the “ An act making appropriations for internal Cumberland road, he was opposed to it. Nolimprovemenis, as amendedl;" on the question withstanding on a former occasion, when be to agree to the fifth amendment, as follows: * Strike out of the first section the following

wanted an appropriation for the great state of words: . For the completion of the Cumberlani New York, he was willing to go as lur as the road, continued to Zanesville, in the State

| farthest. He was then willing to set

OP Ohio', one hundred and seventy-five thousand spike gates, and compel every man who travel Jollurs; which said) sum of money shall be re. lied the road, to pay a toll to the Federl take placed froin the fund reserved for laying out and making roads, under the direction of Con- gatherers. We are a little curious to see how gress, hy ihe several acis passed for the admis, some of those gentlemen who are si kolicitous sion of the States of Ohi, Iridiana , Illioris, and for the continuation of the Cumberland road wissouri, into the Union, on an equal froting with ihe original States;" it was determined in and so, anxious to extend the right of pre-engthe negative. Yeas 18. nays 29—Mr. VAN tion to actual settlers, will reconcile their pro BUREN voting in the affirmativa,

|fessions with the support of Mr. Van Burea'

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We forget: We should remember that there the following extract from an editorial article are some men to whom the will of the President, in the Telegraph, of Sept. 20th. 1830, viz.:

“ 'Is the (National] Intelligencer a free press? promulgated through the Globe, is law.

Could it live one single week, if it were not fed “would rather be a dog, and bay the moon, by the Bank of the United States? Has not the than such a Roman.”

senior editor retired into the country to a splendid house, built for him by the bank? Is not

the office in which the Intelligencer is printed Amos Kendall is the writer of the articles the property of the bank? Can such a press which appear in the Globe under the caption of be free! Iis conductors are incapable of apthe “Veto and the Bank.” So long as he made preciating the lofty and elevated sentiments, war upon his quondam friend and allies of the the spirit of freedom, and the pride of inde

pendence which should make the conductors of Courier and Enquirer and the bank, we were a public press equal to the highest offices, and content to leave him undisturbed in his labors; eligible to the most exalted stations in our Gobut he has appropriated his twelfth and part of{vernment. Well may SUCII HIRELINGS exhis succeeding number to a libel on this press. press their astonishment that ibe President and

une of his Secretaries should converse with all As a general rule, it is improper to drag the

editur.' private transactions of individuals before the pub

“Mr. Gales felt this attack, and produced, in lic. It often happens that these, although in reply, a letter from the Cashier of the United themselves altogether correct, are difficult of States Branch Bank in this city, showing that satisfactory explanation. But when an indi sold, or as Green more accurately says, "-set off

he had recently paid the bank, by property vidual holds such a relation to the public, that to the bank,the sum of $50,243 58; but lie they have a right not only to know his opinions, takes care not to state how much he was still but the sources from which they spring, then all indebted to that institution. In his paper of the private relations which bear upon these opi- ing language, viz..

the 27th of September, Green uses the follownions are fit subjects for public discussion and

"The Intelligencer argues, because the investigation. Hence, so long as we hold the bank has not made advances in cash, since the relation of a public editor, we will invite rather 13:h April, [1830,) that, therefore, it is not fed than object to any scrutiny which may test by the bank!., What are the facts is not the the purity of our motives. It is much better tors to dinheir printing office, and the materials

bank the privileged creditor? Do not the cdithat charges affecting our character, or that of on which their paper is printed, in the right of our press, should be made in open day, than cir-the bank? • The editors of the Intelligen. culated, as some have been, in the shape of se

cor are the open advocates of the bank, always

its ready organ, defending its abuses and magcret whispers.

nifying its services. It has named it the Peo. The charge which Mr. Kendall makes, is, ple's Bank,' and has most grossly misrepresentthat the President of the Bank of the United ed the People's President' to serve it. We States has “ purchased,aye, that's the word, conceive it to be our duty to lay before the the support of this press. Such being the people some of the facts, which, if knowi,

would lessen the influence which the intellicharge, we will lay before our readers the gencer seeks to wield in behalf of the bank. ground on which it is made.

The bank and the Intelligencer are public inKendall says:

stitutions. They are intimately, and, i: appears,

largely, connected. They have a common FROM THE GLOBE OF THE 11th of SEPTEMBER. interest in sustaining (ach other; and our object “We propose to show:

in provoking the Intelligencer to the disclosire "1. That the editor of the Telegraph has it has made, was to bring the fact of its hervy proved, both by his precept and practice, thai indebtedness to that institution before the public, in his opinion, a press whose eclitor is heavily that the people of this country may see the indebted to the Bank the United States, is object which the bank has in sustaining that not a free press.

press, and the circumstances under which that 2. That, having publicly avowed these press sustains the bank' opinions, be asked and obtained a heavy loan So far as the assertions of Mr. Green can from the Bank of the United States.

so, our first print is made out. He declared "3. Tlfat he has ever since pursued that the lotelligencer not a free press, because its course which, under the circumstances of the editors were heavily indebied to the Bank, and case, is most conducive to the objects of the ihat the payment of $30,000 ha l not set them Bank of the Uvied States.

free. That he was sincere in this opinion he prov. "As a consequence of these facts, it will ed by his own practice. In 1829, he had neappear that the Telegrapli, in effect, belongs to goliated a loan, we believe for $10,000, from the Bank.

the Bank of the United States himself. In the "la proof of our first position, we begin with full of that year, hau sught to be relieved from

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that liability for reasons which we will give in his He then

says, we have reason to believe own words. "In the - Telegraph of December 29th, 1830,

that this object was not long afterwards fully efmay be found the following statements, viz:

tected;" and quotes an extract from the Weekly #cThe editor has made an arrangement with Telegraph, of the 16th of December, 189, the Bank of the United States to advance him, against the bank in proof of the assertion. upon a mortgage of real estate, a sum wanted to complete his arrangements as printer tu

Kendall here asserts that we had charged that Congress. After that arrangement was made, a press whose editor was heavily indebted to the he was induced to helieve, that the discussion on bank was not a free press. We said no such the renewal of the churler, would come up earlier thing. We charged that the National Intel5. than he had anticipated, he opened a negotiation gencer could not have lived a single week itt with a friend in New York, to raise the sum necessary to discharge his debt to the Bank of the

had not been fed by the bank. The man who United States. His clerk, charged with his con is indebted more than he can pay, is not a free fidential correspondence, knowing his views man. It gives us pleasure to say that, albegd appened in Alexandria, and in a casual conwe believed such to be the condition of the It versation with the Cashier of the Bank of Alexandria,, was informed by the Cashier that the telligencer at that time, such is not its present money, in his opinion, could be obtained from condition, The liberality of Congress has it that Bank. In the course of the negotiation thus helieve, made the editors independent, and we originated, more than a month after the trans, trust that they will profit by past experience ter of the deposits to the Bank of the United States, the Editor became satisfied that his We did not know, nor did we ever pretend to notes, in case of a loan being made, would be speak of the manner in which the editors beeleced in the Bank of the United States for came indebted to the bank; their indebtedness collection, and the object for which the negotia. and their inability to pay, were notarious

. let tion was begun being defeated, the proposition it was not the fact of their indebtedness

, but of was withdrawn.'

"In the same paper he publishes his letter their inability to pay, which we urged as a cir to the cashier, dated September 111b, 1829, cumstance to impeach their authority as the adwithdrawing the application, in which he vocates of the bank; and hence the argument, says:

• «My object in making an application to applied to this press, fails. It is not eten pre your bank for the proposed loan ($10,000] tended by Kendall that we owe the bank bewas to relieve myself from liability to the Bank yond our ability to pay. of the United States.'--'As I am induced to believe, that the object of your bank is to ob- been treated by Kendall, the purpose for which

The manner in which our private affairs hare tain such an arrangement as will place me more in the power of the Bank of the United States they have been thrown before the public, (for than I now am, and as I prefer that all my lia- his slanders are circulated in every press which bilities to that institution shall be direct, I have copies soby authority” from their polluted or to express my regret for the trouble I have given you, &c.'

gan,) justifies an explanation of our transac“Green had procured a loan of $18,000 tions with the bank. from the Bank of the United States; he was induced to believe the discussion, as to the reo first Cabinet, circumstances

, which we may

After the organization of General Jackson's newal of the charter, would come up sooner than he had anticipated, he did not feel free to hereafter find it necessary to give in detail

, it discuss it; to make his press free, he sought duced us to call on him, and say that

, finding in New York and in Alexandria the means to him sựrrounded by artful and intriguing men restore its freedom, and withdrew his applica- who, under the guise of friendship and der tion from the Bank of Alexandria, because he discovered that the proposed loan would make tion to him, were sowing the seeds of discende him more dependent on the Bank of the United which, unless arrested by him, must end in a States than he was before. "Green has, therefore, proved, both by his tire from the press. We had brought with us 17

rupture of the party, we were anxious to reprecept and practice, that a press, whose Edi. tor is heavily indebted to the Bank of the Uni- Washington available funds to the amount of ted States, is not a free press.

$15,000, and which had been expended: ** “It will be observed, that it was in Septem- had real estatę which had cost about that seti ber, 1829, Mat Green was seeking the emanci- we had invested about the same sum in type pation of his press from the Bank of the Uni. ted States. We have reason to believe, that and materials for our office, and had just beca his object was not long afterwards fully effeci. elected printer to both houses of Congress; He ed."

had, also, about 7,500 subscribers, and the Such is the charge as stated in the Globe. charges on our books were about forty there

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