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assurances of respect and esteem, with which 1 have the honor to be your obedient serv't, ELDAD HOLMES, Chairman. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLICAN GENERAL COMMITTEE. - IN Committee. TAMMANY HALL, May 5th, is...} Eldad Holmes, Esq., in the Chair. The following preamble and resolutions were proposed by General Peter W. Spicer, delegate from the eleventh ward. whereas satisfactory information has been received that our distinguished and patriotic fellow-citizen, MAnti N VAN BU Rex, may shortly be expected to arrive in this city, on his return from an important embassy; and whereas the members of this committtee, in common with their republican fellow citizens throughout the country, have witnessed with feelings of regret and indignation, an unworthy attempt by political rivals to detract from the splendor of his public services, and to attach undeserved obloquy to his name. Therefore, Resolved, That this committee learn, with feelings of lively satisfaction, the contemplated return of Mantix VAN BUREN to his native state, and that they will cardially enbrace the opportunity of tendering to him the assurances of their continued confidence and respect. Resolved, That this committee will assemble, and wait upon Mr. Van Buren, on his arrival, in order that the members may personal y, and in behalf of their constituents, offer to him their congratulations on his return to a State justly proud of his public character and private virtueS. * - The foregoing preamble and resolutions having been unanimously adopted, it was, on motion, further i Resolved, That the chairman present to Mr. Vax Buren an attested copy of these proceedings. Extract from the minutes. WILLIAM. S. COE, Secretary. . - o Washington, July 10, 1832. Elman Holors, Esquire: sir, – have to thank you for communicating to me the preamble and resolutions in contemplation of my return, adopted by the republican general committee. My hurried departure from New York obliged ine to defer returning my grateful acknowledgments until I arrived
at this city.
Having on a previous occasion, made known to the republican citizens of New-York, the unmingled satisfaction I experienced at the yery prompt and noble manner in which they stepped forward to vindicate my character during my absence, I should not, by repeating, add force to the sentiments formerly expressed. But I must be permitted to say, that the gratiying reiteration of the sentiments they were the first to avow, and their houorable confirma. tion, in effect, by the assembled delegates of every State (save one) in the Union, leave me no reason to apprehend that the act to which I
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o: EIDITORIAI, ing South Carolina when he believed her to be o struggling in the cause of liberty—and we say SOUTH CAROLINA. woe be unto South Carolina when she votes for
o o - - - or of We invite the attention of South Carolina *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 question— of her citizens aro thus formally put upon their can she, will she, vote for Andrew Jackson 7 o trial, before a tribunal already prepared to *|If she does, then let her bow her neck to the yoke ... demn them. Connect this proceeding with the and her back to the lash, for there will be none to In vain will she cry out
"7 visit paid to this city by the leaders of the Van pity her; no, not one. - - »
o 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 cxorganization of a Central Hickory Club in this tract from the proceedings in the Tennessee Lecity, who have promulgated a regular confession Aslature October 12, 1832
- - - - - - “, - of faith, the principal object of which s openly The following resolution was adopted, and or ** avowed to be war upon South Carolina; add dered to be transmitted to the House of Repre
* to this the concerted movement of Mr. Ritchiessentatives for concurrence: Resolved by the General .1ssembly of the State of
and the agents of the central Richmond junto, - - -
izati tured and adopted here, last""" appointed, to consist of five on the part organiza ion, ina ur - n opted y of the Senate, to take into consideration the sespring, having for its object to commit the coun-veral resolutions submitted to this General As
try, in advance, in opposition to the doctrine of sembly, expressive of the sense thereoson the important subjects of State rights, the tariff, inter
South Carolina. The powerful engine which is - --- -
- - - - - - - |nal improvements, and nullification, together to put this whole machinery in motion is the "...in the address of the Hon. Mitchell King, a 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 As
ed to seize upon the public deposites now made/sembly. in the Bank of the United States, and intend to †: % o: F. o | i
- he speaker taid before the House the soilowenlist all the local banks already chartered, and ing communication from Mitchell King, esq. of * all the applicants for new 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 Tennessed- SIR: I beg leave, as a delegate of the Union
o o United States, under a hope that it will be com and State Rights Party of South Carolina, to sub*
pelled to suspend specie payments, thus verifyingmit to you, and, through you, to the General Asall 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 and of the address and resolutions ndopted by
- them at their recent convention; and I very reand State of New York upon the people; thus * y
spectfully request that your legislature will con
converting all the other States into the tributaries|sider the application as now made to them, to re
of Mr. Van Buren and the shavers of Wall commend to the good people of your State to send delegates to the convention proposed by these
ot - - 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 as present is a crisis o with o o o: - ----- -- - - tant consequences to the peace an appiness o o: •o are south Carolinas. §. +..." ...!!!" their - - g been a voice crying in the state is in the hands of a party, who assert that wilderness; of one who has not quailed in defend-snullification—a term too well known in the sense
there generally affixed to it to require any defini
peaceable, safe, and constitutional re
medy for any law of the United States that may
means in their power. opposed to nullification.
to oppose it, by every constitutional
gerous political heresy, which, in its application, whether it succeeded or failed, would assuredly
sults. purposes would be
the General Government, in the hour perhaps of
our utmo vidual St
ble of fulfilling its highest functions.
ed by injurious, perhaps ruinous, re
for which the Constitution was adopted
st need, by the separate action of indi.
that failure would inflict an irreparable wound on the reserved rights of the States, which, firmly maintained within their proper sphere, are invaluable safeguards of our freedom—our sure de. fence against the probability of the General Government ever becoming “a government without
limitation of powers."
equally with ourselves—opposed to the protec
In relation to it, our interests are
Interests in common necessarily re
The Union and
interests, and that their congregated
nd the blessings of peace and union and
bove communication, with the accom
cope, of October 22. The messaged Goint Hamilton shall appear to-morrow, “We have detained our papersomehouno order to give the Governor's Message,andso little of the proccedings of the Legislano met yesterday, according to the call of iro vernor. The Hon. Henry Deas was re-detto dent of the Senate, and the Hon. Henry Look ney Speaker of the House of Representalia The Governor's message was resendo joint commitee of both Houses, consoo Messrs. Seabrook, Warren, Manning Bolo, Campbell, Reid, and Patterson, fronto —and Messrs. Preston, Noble, R. B.o. Player, Holmes, Dunkin, Erin, Moo Willie, Cohen, Potts, and Maxwell, finto House of Representatives. The Committee to-day reported allo vide for o a Convention of the post. State, to &onsider of and determine uponto riff question. The bill proposestutonio cond Monday and Tuesday in Novembo, each district and parish elect animoto gates equal to the number of Sention of ..". sent to the Legislatum, andwo n Columbia on the Monday following " will be the 19th. It is probable that the Legislatur vil id: journ by Friday or Saturday neu"
THE WEST AND THE PUBLIC DEF0. SITES. The following is the conclusion futo in the Louisville Advertiser, on the stood." Bank of the United States. Having filo their attempt to cause the Bandhulets" to suspend specie payments, the Go. " other organs of the Kitchen Cabinetaro ing the west for the withdrawal of the Foo posites from the Bank of the United Susu. the Legislature of Tennessee has wo chartered a bank to supply the deficito da culation which it is foreseen must slow" operation, But to the article—the Adviso says: “But the declaration, that a withinolo notes of this bank from circulation wouliko” a scarcity of money, is utterly false. In Isl'." same objection was warmly urged by * friendly to a renewal of the old bank thana.” it was indignantly repelled by Mr. Cloo idlest of sophistry. He predicted that to cuum produced by a withdrawal of ther” would be speedily filled by other curroo the eventfully verified his prediction. The* results will follow here: specie, or the to solvent banks, will supply the loss of those of the present institution. We are not indo" the United States' Bank for the abundant to rency of which so much has been said. To
We find the following ac.
count of its proceedings in the Columbia Teles- passing richness. It has not sowed not
but it has “shared” the hardy sons of the west out of millions of the earnings of their industry. It has not felled a tree of the wilderness, yet some of the most valuable property of the west belongs to it. The amount of specie, as shown by the bank disclosures, brought into the west by that institution since its organization, has been less than one million of dollars. The amount which the bank has taken out of the west, since 1819, is SEVENTEEN MILLIONS of hard dollars, drained from us—carried to the aristocrats beyond the mountains—much of it to the nobility beyond the Atlantic, never to return. This is befriending us with a vengeance Less than one million brought us! seventeen millions carried out!!! This shows what has become of our specie.
“This drain of our specie through the bank has increased from $30,000 to about three millions of dollars per year. It will probably amount to about five millions during the present year. Nearly all the profits of the institution are re. alized in the west. In Kentucky, where but $24,000 of the stock is owned, a profit, in 1831, of more than $300,000, was realized. The west is the victim upon which this bank preys and fattens. It is for the freemen of the west that it has been forging its chains in the enormous debt of thirty millions now hanging over us—twothirds of which has been created since General Jackson disclosed his hostility to this institu. tion.”
transported at the expense of the bank. In this the bank has acted as the agent of the Government and of the merchants, and has transported the specie from the west to meet the drafts which were given in exchange for the specie. But the Advertiser would persuade the people of the west that a transfer of the public deposites from the Bank of the United States to the local banks would keep the specie in the west!! Mr. Crawford made this experiment!! He transferred the public deposites to the local banks; a few of the knowing ones borrowed it—the banks broke, and Uncle Sam lost hundreds of thousands of dollars, and the honest, confiding, tax-paying
quence of the experiments which Amos Kendall & Co. would play upon the people of the west. Yet the Legislature of Tennessee have put the ball in motion, and all the hired presses are to repeat the notes of preparation. The agents of the Albany Regency will, no doubt, be dispatched with fraudulent certificates of deposites in their banks to a large amount, where not one cent had been deposited, and the stock of the new banks in the west will be taken up by speculators from Albany, who will manage the west for Mr. Van Buren's benefit. To achieve this, we are to have a war of extermination upon the Bank of the United States—the public deposites are to be thrown into the scale of the new litter of State banks, brought forth under the influence of the Kitchen Cabinet, to enable them to make a run upon the United States Bank—that institution will be compelled to curtail its discounts at a time when the payment of the public stocks, and the regulations of commerce, will create new and urgent pressure on the money market. A sudden fall in the value of property and a certain sacrifice of the industry and enterprise of the country must follow! But what do Van Buren and the Kitchen Cabinet care for that if they obtain the public deposites, and high salaries to enable them to speculate on the “spoils?” We say to the reader, mark well the signs of the times.
The Richmond Enquirer copies from the Globe a paragraph from the Telegraph of the 19th January, 1829, in which we spoke in high terms of commendation of Mr. Van Buren, and expressed our hope, that the “only rivalry between Mr. Van Buren and Mr. Calhoun would be, which can do most to promote the welfare and prosperity of our country "
Such was our hope then, but how lamentably has it been disappointed Had Mr. Van Buren devoted himself to the welfare of the country, we would have been among the last to withdraw our confidence, but instead of this we find him engaged in the lowest intrigues, conspiring against the reputation of one whom he chose to consider his rival, and it became necessary for us to co-operate with him in that intrigue or denounce it and its author. If we had co-operated with Mr. Van Buren, our aid would have contributed greatly to his success, and he would have rewarded us with untold thousands—we spurned his proffered bribe—we separated from him and gave our feeble aid to one who had no
people lost millions. Such would be the conse- office, no rich reward to give; to quote our favo
rable opinion then, as our present condemnation, is the severest censure which his partisans could publish.
FROM THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER. INTEltESTING CORRESPONDENCE.
At a meeting of the Democratic Anti-Jackson Committee of the city of Philadelphia, friendly to the present administration of the State Government, the following correspondence with Samuel D. Ingham, was produced and read. The meeting, believing that the opinions of a man who has so often, ably, and usefully served his country in various high stations, and who has had the best opportunities to know the qualifications of General Jackson, are entitled to the highest respect, and will be so received by his republican brethren: Resolved, That the correspondence be published and extensively circulated. An attempt may possibly be made to lessen the influence of Mr. Ingham's decisive and manly letter, by attributing to him a feeling of disappointment and irritation at his removal from office. But this cannot avail. The mode of his removal was all that an honest man could desire, for it was accompanied by the strongest testimonials to his conduct as an officer. It acknowledged that he had faithfully served the public—though as a man, a republican, and a j'ennsylvanian, he had refused to degrade him. self and dishonor his native State, by submitting the government of his social relations to any dictation whatever. And as to his removal itself, it will be remembered, that he was offer. in the mission to Russia, an appointment equal ed rank and superior in emolument to that which he had held. He rejected it without hesitation. He saw the folly and wickedness which pervaded the schemes of the Executive. He for:-aw the dangers which threatened the constitution and the country; and he determin. ed to place himself again among his country. men in private life, whence lie could address to them his warning voice. that volce now speaks to them under the dictation of solemn and imperious duty. . Extract from the minutes. , ALEXANDER COOK, Chairman. JAMEs Gow Ex, Secretary.
Philadelphia, 20th Oct., 1832.
Dear Sir: The adoption of the electoral ticket pledged to support Mr. Wilt by the Nation. als, presents a position in the politics of Pennsylvania somew hat unexpected. Many of us heretofore contended against Jacksonism with on other definite object than to evince our determination not to sanction any;of the multiplied abuses which General Jackson has committed, and to be prepared to oppose, with the best ef. fect, a repetition of them hereafter; but the adoption of a single anti-Jackson ticket shows the possibility of at once putting an end to his misrule. Until now there was no motive for concert, and the opinions of those who have
who remain uncommitted as to either of the condidates opposed to General Jackson, my be so various as to require some effort to too. centrate them. In order to promote thito. ject, it has been thought advisable to open correspondence with some of our county friends, and I have been desired to root your views of the course which, in yourji;. ment, the duty of our country requires us to pursue in the present juncture. Iamsure on will not hesitate to comply, and beg the firm of you to give me an early answer, with potmission, if thought advisable by our stro here, to publish it. Very respectfully, yours, &c. JAMES GOWEN, Hon. SAML. D. INgham. GREAT SpRisø, Oct. 23d, 1833. My Dear Sir: I have received yourford the 20th inst, requesting my viewsoftletook which duty to the country requires of to who are opposed to the re-election of Genth Jackson, and who are unpledged to that the other candidates. Permit me to cont in the first instance, that while 1 duly oppo ate this mark of the regard of the to who have proposed this inquiry, I cano suade myself that any opinions of mean” of sufficient importance for the use on ". mate a wish to make of them. B. """ may, I have never concealed my opio," public affairs, nor hesitated to do who duly appeared to dictate, nor for a momenola. ted the effect of any such determinatio my personal interests, and am now " old to assume a new character, I will cheerful to ply with your request, You must ** however, a statement of all the stoo whi have satisfied me that Gen. Jackson.". thy of the station he now occupies. It would require a volume to contain them, wilto: cessary proofs: there is, moreoverno" for that calm and deliberate scrutiny," indispensable to the proper investo" new matter, when t recur to the to which I was obliged by a succession ** to change my opinions of the capito”. tegrity of Gen. Jackson, and rememb" how much I struggled to resis the evideo own senses, when they testified gain" him; when I consider how small a portion of to: characterizing incidents which I layeo". known to the American people, and wily. obstinate determination a great port." of the conductors of the public presses have core or perverted the truth in relation to his.” reprehensible acts; which were beloit to so lic;-when I contemplate the force of P* cipline in maintaining whatever position”. assigned to it by the interested few, wo for good or for evil, I feel bound to idio much charity for the fingering delusion * still cherish's Jacksonism. But knowing.” Jackson as I do in his various relations." probably better than any of my sellow to of Pennsylvania, I could find no polo." them, much less to my own conscienceo".
supported the election of Governor Wolf, and sitating to oppose his re-election, could no