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assurances of respect and esteem, with which I ain so deeply indebted for eliciting this masihave the honor to be your obedient serv't. festation of public favor, can have prejudiced ELDAD HOLMES, Chairman. me in the estimation of any of my countyhely
who are able to judge of my conduct with czaDEMOCRATIC REPUBLICAN GENERAL dor and impartiality. No res nable and -27 COMMITTEE.
rienced person could expect that those who are Ix COMMITTEE. Tammary Hall, May 5ih, 1832. Scease to be controlled by those motives; bet
biassed by interést or poisoned by envy, sheet
} Eldad Holmes, Esq., in the Chair.
there is abundant consolation in the knowledge The following preamble and reselutions were that there stands between such men snd their proposed by General Peter W. Spicer, dele-object, a people too sagacious to be decres, gate from the eleventh ward.
and too virtuous to be corrupted. Wa that Whereas satisfactory information has been people the matter rests, and to their desire received that our distinguished and patriotic i cheerfully submit. fellow.citizen, Martin Van Burer, may short Do me ine favor to present my respeia
? ly be expected to arrive in this city, on his re- compliments to the committee, and receive the turn from an important embassy; and
assurance of my affectionate regard and estem Whereas the members of this committtee, in
M. VAN BVREN common with their republican fellow citizens throughout the country, have witnessed with The New York Enquirer detects and it feelings of regret and indignation, an einworthy poses the Richmond Enquirer, thus : attempt by political rivals to detract from the
“ From the Richmond Enquirer of Sept
, 2; splendor of his public services, and to attach
“When, on the 16th December, 181, he undeservedl obloquy to his name. Therefore, (webb) asked for his third loan from the banks
Resolved, That this committee learn, with he pledged himself in his letter to Mr Både feelings of lively satisfaction, the contemplate: that the time will come when te ri ne pute return of Mantin Van Buren to his native state, the service. The time has come, and the bank and that they will cordially embrace the opporo is welceme to him." tunity of tendering to hin the assurances of
“ “Does Mr. W. deny that he did not time their continued confidence and respect. Resolved, that this committee will assemble, not do-for, they are to be found on the 10ls
these expressions to Mr. Biddle! That be care and wait upon Mr. Van Buren, on his arrival, in order that the members may personal y, and in from James Watson Webb to N. Bidade, alar
page of the bank documents-Copy of a ketter behalf of their constituents, offer to liim their sion House, Philadelphia, December 16, 18:13 congratulations on his return to a State justly --asking for another loan--and saying in the proud of his public character and private vir- P. S., the time will come when we terül meguito
the service." The foregoing preamble and resolutions hav.
“Now let our readers examine the 101s ing heen unanimously adopted, it was, on mo- page of the bank documents, and what will be tion, further
found under the P. S. referred to? Here it is: Resoived, That the chairman present to Mr. Vax Buren 111 attested copy of these proceed- cal institutions, and I feel it. Their remains
"We have been very badly used by por lo ings.
us an accommodation
was nothing ; but to strike Extract from the minutes. WILLIAM S. COE, Secretary.
at us through a third party to affect our credit,
was disgraceful--the time will come when we Washington, July 10, 1832.
will requite the service.'
“ Did we, as Mr. Ritchie falsely-miye, feke EldaD HOLMES, Esquire: Sir, I have to thank you for communicating quite the service which the Bark of the Crital
ly and deliberately charges us-a promise to me to me the preamble and resolutions in contem- states did us by making the loan for which plation
of my return, adopted by the republican asked, or did that promise refer excksisely a general committee. My hurried departure the injury which we imagined we had receive from New York obliged mne to defer returning from our local institutions ? What must be the my grateful acknowledgments until I arrived honesty--what the claims to courtesy of the at this city.
Having on a previous occasion, made known to such barefaced and disreputable muistato to the republican citizens of New-York, the ments?" unmingled satisfaction I experienced at the very prompt and noble manner in which they THE UNITED STATES: TELEGRAPHI stepped forward to vindicate my character dua ring my absence, I should not, by repeating, Washington City, upon the following Porno nud force to the sentiments formerly expressed. Daily paper, per annum...... ...*** But I must be permitted to say, that the grati- Country paper, (three times a week der ying reiteration of the sentiments they were ing the session, and semi-weekly during the first to avow, and their houorable confirma. the recess of Congress...............3 tion, in effect, by the assembled delegates of For six months..............** every State (save one) in the Unioni, leave me Weekly paper........... ********** no reason to apprehend that the act to which 1
Payable in advance,
IS PRISTAD AT
WASHINGTON, NOVEMBER 12, 1832.
.. BY DUFF GREEN..$2.50 PER ANNUM....
Jing South Carolina when he believed her to be
struggling in the cause of liberty--and say SOUTH CAROLINA.
woe be unto South Carolina when she votes for We invite the attention of South Carolina to the re-election of Andrew Jackson! She has the extract which we give from the proceedings been so much engaged in her conflict on the tariff of the Legislature of Tennessee. The majority that she has forgotten the other great questionof her citizens are thus formally put upon their
Can she, will she, vote for Andrew Jackson ? triál, before a tribunal already prepared to con- if she does, then let her bow her neck to ihe yoke demn them. Connect this proceeding with the
and her back to the lash, for there will be none to visit paid to this city by the leaders of the Van
pity her; no, not one.
In vain will she cry out Buren party, the mission of General Jackson and for help in the day of her tribulation, for she will Major Eaton, the subsequent hasty departure of
deserve to be trodden under foot, as a bye.word Wm. B. Lewis to the theatre of action, and the
and a reproach. But we give the following cr. organization of a Central Hickory Club in this tract from the proceedings in the Tennessee Lecity, who have promulgated a regular confession
gislature, October 12, 1832. of faith, the principal object of which is openly
The following resolution was adopted, and or avowed to be war upon South Carolina; add
dered to be transmitted to the House of Repreto this the concerted movement of Mr. Ritchie sentatives for concurrence: and the agents of the central Richmond junto, Resolved by the General Assembly of the State of
and there can be no doubt that there is a regular Tennessee, That a joint select committee of both of any organization, matured and adopted here, last houses be appointed, to consist of five on the part
of the Senate, to take into consideration the sea spring, having for its object to commit the coun- veral resolutions submitted to this General Astry, in advance, in opposition to the doctrine of sembly, expressive of the sense thereof on the imSouth Carolina. The powerful engine which is portant subjects of State rights, the tariff, interto put this whole machinery in motion is the pub. with the address of the Hon. Mitchell King, a
nal improvements, and nullification, together lic revenue. It is not enough that they have delegate from the Union party of South Carolina, thousands of offices to bestow; they have resolv. and that they report thereon to this General Ased to seize upon the public deposites now made sembly. in the Bank of the United States, and intend to House of Representatives, Friday, Oct. 12. enlist all the local banks already chartered, and
The Speaker laid before the House the follow
ing communication from Mitchell King, esq. of all the applicants for now banks which are to be South Carolina. chartered by their partisans in the States, as bid-To the Hon. Frederick W. Huling, Speaker of ders for the public deposites. By this process it the House of Representatives of the State of is intended to create a run upon the Bank of the
TennesseeUnited States, under a hope that it will be com. and State Rights Party of South Carolina, to sub
Sir: I beg leave, as a delegate of the Union pelled to suspend specie payments, thus verifying mit to you, and, through you, to the General As. all Amos Kendall has written against that insti- sembly of the State of Tennessee, the accom. tution, welding Mr. Van Buren upon the repub- panying copy of the proceedings of that party, lican party, and the monied power of the city them at their recent convention; and I very re
and of the address and resolutions adopted by and State of New York upon the people; thus spectfully request that your legislature will conconverting all the other States into the tributaries sider the application as now made to them, to reof Mr. Van Buren and the shavers of Wall commend to the good people of your State to send street.
delegates to the convention proposed by these
resolutions. Is South Carolina prepared for this movement? The Union and State Rights Party of South If she is, let her vote for Andrew Jackson ! Carolina are under the deep impression that the Mark the word of one who is not used to sound a present is a crisis pregnant with the most imporfalse alarm; of one who, so far as South Carolina the United States. The political power in their
tant consequences to the peace and happiness of is concerned, has long been a voice crying in the state is in the hands of a party, who assert that wilderness; of one who has not quajled in defend- nullification--a term too well known in the sense
there generally affixed to it to require any defini- cope, of October 22. The message of Governor tion-is a peaceable, safe, and constitutional re- Hamilton shall appear to-morrow. medy for any law of the United States that may
“ We have detained our paper some hours
, bu be supposed by a State to be unconstitutional order to give the Governor's Message
, and some . They consider the protective tariff as unconsti- little of the proccedings of the Legislatare, which tutional, or such a perversion or abuse of constitutional power as to make it fairly fall within the met yesterday
, according to the call of the Com legitimate application of this remedy; and they declare their determination to apply it.
The Hon. Henry Deas was re-elected Presi. The Union and State Rights Party are also
dent of the Senate, and the Hon. Henry L.Piack. opposed to the protective system. They have ney Speaker of the House of Representatives
The Governor's message was referred to a hitherto strenuously opposed, and will no doubt continue to oppose it, by every constitutional Messrs. Seabrook, Warren, Manning
joint commitee of both Houses, consisting di means in their power. But they are still more opposed to nullification. They consider it a dan- /-and Messrs. Preston, Noble
, R. B. Sath,
Campbell, Reid, and Patterson, from the Sesate gerous political heresy, which, in its application, Player
, Holmes, Dunkin, Ervin
, You whether it succeeded or failed, would assuredly Willie, Cohen, Potts, and Maxwel, from the be followed by injurious, perhaps ruinous, re- House of Representatives. sults. If it succeeded, they think that the very purposes for which the Constitution was adopted vide for calling a Convention of the people of the
The Committee to-day reported a bill to prewould be in a great measure frustrated; and that State, to consider of and determine upon the tathe General Government, in the hour perhaps of riff question. The bill proposes that on the se our utmost need, by the separate action of indi cond Monday and Tuesday in Norember nest
, vidual States, might be rendered utterly incapa. each district and parish elect a number of Deleble of fulfilling its highest functions. If it failed, gates equal to the number of Senators and Repo that failure would inflict an irreparable wound on resentatives sent to the Legislature, and to meet the reserved rights of the States, which, firmly maintained within their proper sphere, are inva- will be the 19th.
in Columbia on the Monday following, which luable safeguards of our freedom--our sure de. fence against the probability of the General Go. journ by Friday or Saturday next."
It is probable that the Legislature will advernment ever becoming“ a government without limitation of powers."
Our sister States of the south are--we believe THE WEST AND THE PUBLIC DEPO. equally with ourselves-opposed to the protec
SITES. tive system. In relation to it, our interests are The following is the conclusion of an article identical. They are also equally interested to in the Louisville Advertiser, on the subject of the preserve inviolate both the Constitution of the Bank of the United States. Having failed in United States and the reserved rights of the States. Interests in common necessarily re
attempt to cause the Branch at Lexingtona quire, for their due protection, counsels in com to suspend specie payments, the Globe and mon, that the rights or welfare of one may not other organs of the Kitchen Cabinet are prepare be impaired or put at hazard by the error, or the ing the west for the withdrawal of the publie de rashness, or the recklessness, or even the honorable indignation of another. The Union and posites from the Bank of the United States, and State Rights Party of South Carolina ear- the Legislature of Tennessee has accordingly nestly hope and trust that their brethren of the chartered a bank to supply the deficiency of cirSouth will meet and consult together on these culation which it is foreseen must follow this common interests, and that their congregated operation. But to the article—the Advertiser wisdom may be able to devise some safe and constitutional plan, by which the present fearful ex- says: citement in their State may be tranquillized, the Constitution of the United States and the re- notes of this bank from circulation would lead to
“But the declaration, that a withdrawal of the served rights of the States preserved equally in a scarcity of money, is utterly false
. In 181, the • violate, and the blessings of peace and union and same objection was warmly urged by these freedom transmitted unimpaired to our posterity. friendly to a renewal of the old bank charter, but
I have the honor to be, sir, with the highest re. it was indignantly repelled by Mr. Clay as the spect, your very obedient servant.
idlest of sophistry. He predicted that the sa: M. KING.
cuum produced by a withdrawal of their notes Nashville, Oct. 12, 1832.
would be speedily filled by other currency, and The above communication, with the accom- the event fully verified his prediction. The suse panying documents, was, on motion of Mr. Dun- results will follow here: specie
, or the potes of lap, laid on the table.
solvent banks, will supply the loss of those of
the present institution. We are not indebted to SOUTH CAROLINA.
the United States' Bank for the abundant car The Legislature of South Carolina has assem- rency of which so much has been said. The bled at Columbia. We find the following ac.
west, it is true, has been the great theatre of its
operations--bere it has reapt a harvest of sur count of its proceedings in the Columbia Teles- passing richness. It has not sowed nor toiled,
but it has “ shaved” the hardy sons of the west quence of the experiments which Amos Kendall
Buren's benefit. To achieve this, we are to have ried out!! This shows what has become of our a war of extermination upon the Bank of the specie.
United States--the public deposites are to be “This drain of our specie through the bank has thrown into the scale of the new litter of State increased from $30,000 to about three millions of dollars per year. 'It will probably amount to banks, brought forth under the influence of the about five millions during the present year. Kitchen Cabinet, to enable them to make a run Nearly all the profits of the institution are re upon the United States Bank--that institution alized in the west. In Kentucky, where but will be compelled to curtail its discounts at a $24,000 of the stock is owned, a profit, in 1831, time when the payment of the public stocks, of more than $300,000, was realized. The west is the victim upon which this bank preys and and the regulations of commerce, will create new fattens. It is for the freemen of the west that it and urgent pressure on the money market. has been forging its chains in the enormous debt sudden fall in the value of property and a certain of thirty millions now hanging over us--twothirds of which has been created since General sacrifice of the industry and enterprise of the Jackson disclosed his hostility to this institu. country must follow!! But what do Van Buren tion."
and the Kitchen Cabinet care for that if they obGeneral Jackson passed through Lexington tain the public deposites, and high salaries to enand gave his partisans there a peep behind the able them to speculate on the "spoils?” We curtain; and the Lexington Gazette, their organ, say to the reader, mark well the signs of the openly proelaimed the intention to withdraw the times. public deposites. Lewis was in Louisville, and
The Richmond Enquirer copies from the Globe the Advertiser, another organ, proclaims that the
a paragraph from the Telegraph of the 19th Jandeposites are to be withdrawn.“
uary, 1829, in which we spoke in high terms of We have not turned to the reports of the commendation of Mr. Van Buren, and expressbank to test the accuracy of the assertion that ed our hope, that the "only rivalry between Mr. the bank has transported seventeen millions Van Buren and Mr. Calhoun would be, which of specie from the west! because it is manifest, can do most to promote the welfare and prosthat, if the assertion be true, the bank has paid perity of our country!" an equivalent for the specie, and that it has been
Such was our hope then, but how lamentably transported at the expense of the bank. In this has it been disappointed! Had Mr. Van Buren the bank has acted as the agent of the Govern- devoted himself to the welfare of the country, we ment and of the merchants, and has transported would have been among the last to withdraw the specic from the west to meet the drafts which
our confidence, but instead of this we find him were given in exchange for the specie. engaged in the lowest intrigues, conspiring
But the Advertiser would persuade the people against the' reputation of one whom he chose of the west that a transfer of the public deposites to consider his rival, and it became necessary from the Bank of the United States to the local for us to co-operate with him in that intrigue or banks would keep the specie in the west!! Mr. denounce it and its author. If we had co-opeCrawford made this experiment!! He transfer- rated with Mr. Van Buren, our aid would have red the public deposites to the local banks; a few contributed greatly to his success, and he would of the knowing ones borrowed it--the banks have rewarded us with untold thousands-we broke, and Uncle Sam lost hundreds of thousands spurned his proffered bribe-we separuted from of dollars, and the honest, confiding, tax-paying him and gave our feeble aid to one who had no people lost millions. Such would be the conse-joffice, no rich reward to give; to quote our favo.
rable opinion then, as our present condemnation, who remain uncommitted as to either of the is the severest censure which his partisans could candidates opposed to General Jackson, may publish.
be so various as to require some effort to con
centrate them. In order to promote that ob. FROM THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER. ject, it has been thought advisable to open a INTERESTING CORRESPONDENCE. correspondence with some of our country
At a meeting of the Democratic Anti-Jack. friends, and I have been desired to request son Committee of the city of Philadelphia, your views of the course which, in your judg. friendly to the present administration of the ment, the duty of our country requires us to State Government, the following correspond-pursue in the present juncture. I am sure you ence with Samuel 1). Ingham, was produced will not hesitate to comply
, and beg the faror and read.
of you to give me an early answer, with per The meeting, believing that the opinions of mission, if thought advisable by our friends a man who has so often, ably, and usefully serv
here, to publish it. ed his country in various higb stations, and who
Very respectfully, yours, &c. has had the best opportunities to know the
JAMES GOWEN qualifications of General Jackson, are entitled
Hon. SamL. D. INGHAM. to the highest respect, and will be so received by his republican brethren:
GREAT SPRING, Oct. 23d, 1839. Resolved, that the correspondence be pub./the 20th inst. requesting my views of the course
My Dear Sir: I have received your favor of lished and extensively circulated.
An altempt may possibly be made to lessen which duty to the country requires of those the influence of air. Ingham's decisive and who are opposed 10 the re-election of General manly letter, by attributing to him a feeling of Jackson, and who are unpledged to either of disappuintment and irritation at his removal the other candidates. Permit me to observe from office. But this cannot avail. The mode
in the first instance, that while I duly appreci. of his removal was all that an honest man could who have proposed this inquiry, I cannot peta
ate this mark of the regard of those friends desire, for it was accompanied by the strongest testimonials to his conduct as an officer. It ac- suade myself that any opinions of mine can be knowledged that he had faithfully served the ut sufficient importance for the use you ini.
maie a wish to make of them. Be this as it public-though as a man, a republican, and a i'ennsylvanian, he had refused to degrade him. may, I have never concealed my opinions on self and dishonor his native State, by submit- public affairs, nor hesitated to do what duty ting the government of his social relations io appeared to dictate, nor for a moment calculs. any diciation whatever. And as to his removal ted the effect of any such determination upon itself, it will be remembered, that he was offer my personal interesis
, and am now too old to in the mission to Russia, an appointment equal ply with your request. You must not expectos
assume a new character, I will cheerfully como ed rank and superior in emolument 10 ihat which lie had beld. He rejected it without however, a statement of all the reasons which
have satisfied me that Gen. Jackson is unwor• hesitation. He saw the folly and wickedness which pervaded the schemes of the Executive. "hy of the station he now occupies. It would He foresaw the dangers which threatened the require a volume to contain them, with the beConstitution and the country; and he determin. for that Calm and deliberate scrutiny
, which is
cessary proofs: there is, moreover, no time now ed to place himself again among his country. indispensable to the proper investigation of men in private life, whence he could address to them his warning voice.. That voice now which I was obliged by a succession of laces.
new matter. When I recur to the reluciance speaks to them under the dictation of solemn and imperious duty.
to change my opinions of the capacity and inExtract from the minutes.
tegrity of Gen. Jackson, and remember how ALEXANDER COOK, Chairman).
much I struggled to resist the evidence of my JAMES Gowex, Secretary.
own senses, when they testified against him;
when I cunsider how small a portion of the PAILADELPHIA, 201h Oct., 1832.
characterizing incidents which I liave seen are Dear Sir: The adoption of the electoral tick- obstinate determination a great portion of the
known to the American people, and with what et pledged to support Mr. Wirt by the Nation conductors of the public presses hare concealed als, presents a position in the politics of Penn- or perverted the truth in relation to his various sylvania somewhat unexpected. Many of us reprehensible acts; which were before the pub. heretofore contended against Jacksonism with lic;-when I contemplate the force of party disa on other definite object than tu evince our decipline in maintaining whatever position may termination not to sanction any of the multiplied assigned to it by the interested few, whether abuses which General Jackson has committed, for good or for evil, I feel bound to indulge and to be prepared to oppose, with the best ef
. much charity for the lingering delusion wlich fect, a repetition of them hereafter; but the still cherishes Jacksonism. But knowing Geno adoptiou of a single anti-Jackson ticket shows Jackson as I do in bis various relations of life, the possibility of at once putting an end to his probably better than any of my fellow cazens misrule. Until now there was no motive for of Pennsylvania, I could find no apulogy to concert, and the opinions of those who have them, much less to my own conscieuce for hea supported the election of Governor Wolf, and I sitating to oppose his re-election. I could not