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Porrevondonce of the Inquirorat.Coluik‘
Pitt - act - to theEdildr, dated --
Mr—Keim• offered a resolution, calling
Upon the jruditor .General" furnlsh the
conventionliv , it-Wei : cOpy-Of- the-last- e ,
inentsrof the ti,Pirs. of the batiks of thiS
Ccirimonivealth. IV on the table.
The order oftlle thly, the .corisideration.
,report of die Committee on - ,the sey- .
.enth article-of the - e - orrsiititio . O; wire; then . )
upis committee•pf the whole,. Ali:
_ _ .
pration - cif - the•votp• of last evening, -Agree,
upon thelirst.section of the 'report: 7r .
'Mr. Makin belleVed there ..could be with . ..
ing. gained' reconsideration, and was
• • opposed_ to it. • - .•. . .
Mr. Forward hopeil if any- geilite man.
• .:cleaired it,: that: the "vote. - would be reccin•
... ..sidetied.' .11e, was not-sure that the com
• . mittae-iir Wild" lic•was - chair'iliati - had.
corn mended:. , :the - :besrpoSalEtTe r-- . ,,,,i*l'lti'
•. • liir - Salt.e of appioirarice, lid are
• oppOrtunity.SlMUld be giv en to every gen:
.tleman' Offee;hia:proposilions . . - '.
). The. minion . agreed to-11 , a.5 .
ANTays`o . iklt!. Martio hi nisclfnot chdosing
..tci- - stantr . ,tilon - e. •• - •' -
,Mr. Ingersoll therrineilitl - the following
•as a substiture:- • -
for , fhe inilnerliate'.establishment..of - Coni• -
Anon. diairiets, in every
.c:ounty: • of:the
. - State,',w.herein,all - perscina
. :2:tnAY, iecefve.instructioo .at pitblk expense:
- iir•leaSt-r lit e e months every. year, hi the
' 'English language as. may. be
by laW.directe& • -
He triude . - a few:remarks - in fay - twig his
• amendment . , in the - course' Of which he
tr letter•Truni Mr. Duponqeau,. in fa-
-ot._ of' cumulating klte--Grtnitt,litug-uttgt.t,
- anti slinking the German literature more,
tqttlerstood in•this ciiuntry.• Fie
occaston to pay;,ajust - rantl---well-Mer'ited'l
' ---- tributt:of , respect to
. the present
tendant of c.on'amon • Schciola` ). Thontas - 1.1•
Btfrrowes, k:s4, • , •
•-- -- Martin, at considerable - length 'OP" .
pbsed•the'amettilnient; and advocated the
- then. offered the folloWiN
..anfentimepras alterwarils modified
The "Legislatdre-shall, provide„liy---law
.Ja-thoeducafion cif --- aik the - children-and'
• youth in.this Commonwealth.' ,• .
i jr. handler was in-fliyOr of edkatfort
iiik( 6 . - y_orkiiitiguagel.apdLaPpreliencied- t
Ore .ttientipn - pf.the ,, Enkro,) and German
• .might - operate - as a • restfiction. He lho'-t
•-the, - latter_amendmint not - sufficiently - 0c
tensive. . ' '
--- - - .
-1--- - - The. &hate was continued:V.-Messrs.
Merrill, ' sti-ll• '3. • ?pi.' Porter,' Pickey;
: _ prowl), Reacl,•and. Saegori - tiponithe..po
,:priety , olmaking any, constittitiontiVpro . -,
.: vision of,the.language to-be:taught. 7 - 7 —•;• '
Dickey, M. Clark of Indiana, and
Mr . . Q thningba in, corriOlimented in warm
_.:term the.ekertioris of Mr. Stevens to ps:
lablish the SehOol System - inPen,psylvania,
and his'exertiOris to. pr7t- itk_rrifeat_in_
18,35, 'ef' They referre to:the_fact, that
at that time - he would rather - liaire - giveir
- up his Datayintachmdnts 'than his favorite
scheme—and that with his masterly elo- .
~ q uerice, by throwng himself intd the gap,
t e saved it, and made, it acceptable. to the
' . Mr: Clark was very ingenious in paying
lius:...well_deserved-cornplitnent r tind-he-di
not forget the exwions of our worthy Go-
vernor, and the\ Superintendent, whose
course in this "question .had given . him
The effoits - of - Mr. - Stevens to.create - and
' 'ptifect the School System, deserve a pas
. sing notice: In 18,33 hp was the main
'framer of the system, and by his eloquence
carried it through the House again
strong prejudice and opposition. In 1834'
a bill to repeal_it,-passedAheziSenate,_—_ini
r. the ' fierce i oppposition it sustained
-- ,rfrom - the - peole, -- but - 117 -- Stefens prevent
edits passage through
the House, and his
speech, as.noticed / tb.day by Mr. Dickey,
was so effective even upon the Senators
who heard' it, that it was not farther urg_
ed in that body - . I have arwairs consider:
ecl - the'speephes of Mr. S. on the School
subject, a,s'arnong the best sp,ecimens of 1
--- nioderri - eln - qtleildeT — Tireir eirect proved
/ ~, ....,
them Cu..-----nut-trt ' •re a most. too
, Weli known, and tOlrfresh in :memory
• of all to be noticed.
,Mr• Stevens has rais
cd for himself an enduring reputation—l
and a moilii ment 'of fame as "dizth of er the_
School . System of Penr2tiliutnia,'," wIiTA
-1- 11011 - 014,11ast marole. The - pooriiti all timel
to come,., fur• his eiertions favor,
will honor his name, He is no ansi:laus
for so ( ne ss ztrostitutioual.•provis t on in .t fav or
2 :of:those Seminaries, in whic the arts=and
Sciences are taught, • •
The debate was continued this a terhbon
-by . Messrs. ‘Hayhurst, and Dimlop, but
the vote Was sot takenCM the . athend
IVlri7Dunlcip; 'in:the - course of his re
marks, which were tagainst any distinc-
m) , between .the German and English
'language, preferred totthe consequence of
the dWiiactiori — notv. He- said that -Ur
1 - t.eotelt-Irisb-hadrno Mine chance l howvver
tin- all respects worthy they Might be, of
—being-Governor'- of this — State, than -a
Caitnue, born in the furthest part of Asia;
k ut-some one of German descent
would do —aral pointing to Mr. Ingesroll
!`your prOspects also are gone."
__ _ ... HAnstestnte, Nov. 17, 1837.
Mr.TouLsoN.----A petition ;Irmo pre
. - rented. from Lit‘eks County ,by 1 1 / 1 1..".961-
• leis', 6t same. tenure as those presented
yesterday by Mr. Sterigere.A- , '
'VI -Met - y-eas- and
" qya upon taking up•a' resolution for the
- .Appointment of a . committee to inquire , jultp_the expe 'e f s ney, of preventing the
Imsi&ratiOn o r ay or . free persolis
of 414, from the othe states and terri-.
tories, when the, vote . sod—yeas' 67,
:nays 35- . !-sp the resoltition Ass eqn,sider
-44:-t-' - ''' - - - - .7
~- -t .;-.''' ' - ' . '
'Xt. 'Woodward Offered. an m erit. ` amend
, te have the conimeiittie.l4Bo ilr
quire into the7expediency-of-taking-t4e
alt foreigners; 'arriving' aubsequentAct .
itelon rtl A r . of J_uly-,---7184-1,--;- 1 1 - te - 4mad-e-ra;
speech of considerable tenith and much
power- in-favor of this amendment.
believed our- climate;' : other.
natural advantage's, 'with thepredection
and - religious and civil 114rty - htlitiatit
.sufficient indtidement to:foreigners, be
sides in vittng them tweome in and. - eon-.
"trot :our elections.. Generally, they
- were men with. tittle knowledge of . our
gov - ertnue_nt And institutions, and:sbnie
of them he feared, : e.tred leSi; besides
'other governments were nnt `.reelproeat--
in this : respect. , • We had fre(n tea:lav
ish:Of otir:favors, and he feared unless
Sontetliin•g- -.was., done by the people of.
the4iiitett.States, We should have no
Tailors to: give.' flehad .long reflected
"upon-thelsubject, nd: bel ed _.the time
of action was' near. - at hind
. . ,
FCE/fo — ro n Lll6 .gu bj• ct, and : at the
.suggestion cif • his friends, • withdrew
. - •
a'pretty . bold- speech, ani
it came with effect, because Mr. Wood
ward is a leading denioerat. 'One of
ef - rhegreatest 'faults. in the dqraperatic
piity has beeti.the.enCouragement they
have given jo.fiirergn paUpers to math
'dle•Avith our , concerns:. - • • • - 7
1 . •
Old. -jvc. - . - 7 - 0,14: 0 ;!,tin Irishman by
birth -replied.. in
He see s‘to hold the..
foreigners •id- much= higher - estimation
than inieriaa - .air ie Fla - d
often saved oyrgoverriment,•but he shirt
ported the. resolution. hears weld
hatred Cob/rick:foreigners. - • ••-
' Mr. Earle opposed froth-the resol'u r
lion and amenclinent. ;The )reVious
4 egtitiff.WSl7lind - 111 - 1 - eitio - et: -
further de.li'ate,andllio - ori - ginal • resolu.-_
tion passed 56'to 56- ,, and a-coMmittee.
of seven..was ordered; • . ,
Lr • .comMittee- .. of 1.11 p ." whole, 'the
amendment:of Mr. Reed to make stock-
litilders Of .bariks liable, • individually,'
for,the debts corporation,-was
8 -, to" : .
spolte'rnore - tlian two hours
to-cia9 in its favor, and no one replied..
.11e1 Welt o ire red - 1. ITe . fol - 10 - wiliw:777:
;No bill' check,
nat•iini• than-ten - dollars;''nor after - The - 4th
day 'of July; 18.12,, of . a.'denominationatio
less than tWenty.dollars. - 1 . • ,
. -Mr. • Forward, 'for :the „purpose of
considerati•mr,.moved that tlie_emPiPitlec
rise, Whieh r was.ag - reest to.
IOUNT ATLAS ON EIRE. -
country -about .Borta iir Africa;
was lately ',set Onlfire by. the kabyles,
'partly-10 --fertilize- . the sail; and Partly-to
"pr,ovide,theinselveS with -a stock of coal
and dry ivood. A letter from Bona, of
'the - first . of - SePtember, — describes -- the
ecirtgagratiou: The FreriCh armY. was .
obliged, to remove its position- to pre
vent the destruction of its stores and
animufiitiou.. :Then fellOWed a scene
Which-is thus described : •
" ortunafe y, at about 6 o'clock the,
sirocco ceased;i4lr.d Worth west
driven back to l l. 'lout this
providentlarinterposition all efforts to
arrest the blazing torrent Would have
been_ in vain; 2ncl_this_calami ty alone,
by_destroying a great pare of the mate
rials for the expedition against Constan
tine, would probably have rendered that
expedition impossible for- the present
-the mountains_. threatened the htlls . _of.
the Kabyles. With our telescopes we
could see these barbarians, in their rag
ged robes and°_brown leather ,sprons,
fleeing over the heights.. The men were
laden' with-their= worldly - wealth, -- the
„with .their younger children.
Fwas - towards - midhight that theipec
. . ,
. magnificent. Immense . columns of
fire, driven' atpng by the North wind,
-rose'-higher ankhigher toward the sum ,-
init of the' 'hills. • The.: gloomy Atlas.
seemed to be stormed by an army ciffie
ry, &outs. The wild beasts fled from_
crag •to crag,•and.the howling of—tllpg
nic struck jackalls and hyenas coUl be
distinctly beard'in the towm . , -
-•_Several hundred .of7 . white-beaded vul ,-
,tures,r driven frinn 'their eyeries; flew
screaming over the flames, while the .
appearance of/the scattered - barbarians,.
sometimes towards the surnmit of a hill;
and, „.sianiettines...A.earer _to...Abe ..-plain,-
where the fury of the . conflagration'had
wasted itself, added, to the.picturesque
.effectf 'the scene.. Thew with'
their 1 ng dishevelled_hair, theirlue.-.
staine faces,- and - their - fluttering
- gaimenli, standing Tout in bold: relief
from the murky-glare ofthe mountain,
a'ppeared More haggard and more spec--
trat. to rny A eyei than they:had everderie'_
I before.. L. •
Towards one.o'cloek the fire reached
the Cork trees _on the topjeT the hills;
and 'instantly the
of the Atlas Seemed- converted into a
- chain .volcanoes, now hOiling up to
the .sky, thick •masses of_ yellow grey
'smoke, and' in Ihe, next, vomiting hue
mountain became dark beeause
the ' fire, obeying t thei i impulse
wind, was•descending in the plains be
yond the reach of our View. At 'pre
sent towards the west, we behold no
thing but masses of black coals, where,
aTewde,ya ago theiandscape was cover
id-with a parched vegetation. , Never
did the Atlas appear to me to wear ao,
asPect , " _
-- -Fronzitti — Boston — AMq. )
GREAT SIBItTING - -aT ;1!ANE41114:
pattenil Hail was crowded laat.even
ing; by . ,otia.of the.greatest„assernblages
citizens ; , that ever convened within its
.time7lioneretLwalls.-. 7 -Mpon_ the entrante
el 'Mr:lYebster, and: the'.distinguished
WhilftlEiresentatives Who-had beetkirlyi
ted ;t94tteitid; the old 'hall rang With..loud
and . • prolOgged .acclaniations:: ' " Three
cheers for . I , Yebater!.;Httree , .:Cheers .for
Bell I .—three.„cheers forHoffinabir—three
cheers , 'for : fur_
HritvesP! wire 6iyen . .in'quicksw3.cessi t in.,
and the utmost enthusiasm was :tnatiifes7.
Thee meeting ‘i , as called to'nr4er 4y.the
I-Inn :Abbet,LawpenCe, ai
~9_ollliel 041(1 - 110 /ME' .
e`z --7 V SecrLtary, , _
On ta4g• Ike. Chair, Mr.. Webster was
greeted With nine distinct rounds, of ap•-
plause, and •he then addressed the , audi,
ence -a •few. remarks, Which were te
'iceived, with the grotest a pplatise: .
obServed that it was more than - 81:c
years since-he had had. the pteaSure.of
meeting his feboW.titizens in Vanetiii
and.lie.desired to be thankful that
he had- lived . to - see. one more such occa
sion:.. lie assured his fellow chitens:that
he had never assembled with them with
feelings - of — deeper - extiltatioiFinirgrti=
tune, than on the present occasion, whetli
er he canSidere.d..,the agreeable duty as
signM.hitn, or thoauspicipusaitnnistair,
ces;tintler whi'Cli;that'duty : - .641. tievolvod
uptin.him. - I.t 'would be .his : province to
introduce to - his fellow citizens , The dis,
- tilW - ,,, ilietturenibers - embers ' - e - s.r.wlmitoir,-T
tired the..c.ityLwitli .their ;presence. - --They
wete from the mighty ‘ltest, 'and from
- - theireat Stile of New
.Yiitl,' natrtli - ey
came, not zis stra - ngers• 16' Strangers, but
as -fellow. countrymen; they and theirs
belonged . to us—'-we and ours Wonted:
.reei procid "yid - them. 'fhey r epresen tett
Alte--great-Western .States,- 01-Ten !lessee
andiCentu - clty-StatesAlier . e first oppiar=
etl-the flashes of thai light, which for the
- last - sig : _niontlis" has ,been spteitlitig over
the. contlition of the country, and illuini-1
natinre: its..dzakness.,.. . .Ids .C'oulil have..
wished - that the -- otlier:gFeat - States Of die'
W. st,:-Oltio, Indium; Illinois, .N . ichigiari,
at d, Aiiisoiai—,States full _of a constau-
Conitl,freeOntlependent;orid Whig , spirit
which could nevet'lm - cop.tingod,_liatl_alfio
IMetryepresented.:..._::: ..;____ -.,._ . . -..
They came, too,_ frotW- - the
of New York.. What shohld
them. lie . confessed that.
morning; he opened his letteis fronr:Niiv
York,, arid saw ;In _what mariner that .
mighty .Cily,• that mighty State; had spo•
lien'their sentiments andintimated
ilesires—he7"beeatireil di per : . and freer
than he Tiad for eight. years . .previrius.-,-
_The.._air seemed sweeter!. .111e_n_ stood.
'nudie.erect—•and Weir' countenances Warn-,
,ed fwitli more delight than they hail done
for that• long period. It 'would be his
pleasing duty to present to the meeting
the•represeatatiyes frum_tbat great com•
news themselir.es, the. greatest good .they
Heshould be called iipon.tra introduce
to the,personal acquaintance of his fellow
the Notional 'House of Itepresentatiies
Messri: Bell, of Tennessee; Graves and
Undertcd, of Kentucky; and Roffman
and Curtis! of New York. •
- Turning to these - gentlemen, lie bade
them - welcome to Massachusetts; lie isade
them-welcome,- one-and-411 T to : :ther - city -- of -
BOston; he bade them 'heartily welcome
to thiS placerickt obscure Or Unknowilin
the history of . - AM - erican liberty—to old,
aneuil Hall.-,-They did -not come:uri : .
own among us—t ey followed only
tbeirreputation.. Th espect s _sy_mpathy_,_
beim,. " -
O le ong before they left - their own
homes_ forthe- place. • Though they dwelt
afjtr, on the banks of the Western rivets
.—theY would be receive - 44)y the people
here as fellow Aytrerican citizens. As .
such they ivouldf he weicotked- 7 as .such
.they _deServed_Adile.welcomed,. •
. How ninch:--should . old Massachusetts,
—who- has - seensoine -- service in. - the con=
troversies of liberty against power, and
who, God lie — thaitted, - 'I4OF - tiiierT-been
isgraced in _any campaign of those con
troversies—how- muck ought she to be
gratified at Abe everits now.inlmogress
throughout tne, country, Every where,
the - strengthof l utiblie - opiiiion . Was making
itself felt—and' Who: could - deterniiiit the
effectit would . ffrOduce. • -
--- Heivould - rntit - detainithe assembly, ex
cept. to. speak-a single- word with relation
quitted;the :party. of the administration,
.and ; contributed- to produce 'the rec e nt_
stfitictiis - i•es!Ilt: -- - lie,
~,, for_ 0ne,,,. received .
them - with grati4cation.. , He, was rejoiced
that they had exhibited,suffleientfirniness
of Character-and patriotism of spirit, 'to
Prefei, Oren at great, Peisenat . sacrifices,
-the_ interests of 'the. cpuntr to - e:of
their fiarty.., New- Terk - there
many such, end kilo congtat lati.thent
ok- -their -eourse, tetijouleca Von others
to-follow their'ex Ple:—to - - \ stop short. at
•He warned them,not . to hold teany such;
principle* - There was before ton 1' , 17 . .
try. but one ' question , end ghat question'
had but two sides. The-great current of
public ripinien / pointed h the success - of
- the Whig cause, and he,whecA r vontl Stand -
,withSonefeoten land,,, and :the 'Other- in .
theWhig - botit,T,iv,ould , probably: be eon.;
vinced that •he ;Was:trying - A- digaitrous
and eadiarrassing experiment..
Vbe teattioTe:Tilprrotti anti Ifiramisifter+,
0ry1191 1 .3.i.tc5 . ,..kbe 'Elust7i - it. - SraisaChtt,
setts. ;Lose lecigoiSm'doeS not hold'an::
her - territory . :front the rock" of
Plymouth to "the ,hills of. Berkshire.--.
Tife-Ba.y State is now as ever,:' , in vinci
•‘•She.stands-a.x.firmly as she stood
'Het Children' are -•still :worthy,
of •the ancestry,- , -whom the love.ofcre
ligisms liberty drove to- the ireftige.:Of a
WildernesS , .—and worthy of the :soil
where the love of civil :liberty kindled
the first:bon fires of. the revolution..
We, cannot ~bUt feel proud t that New
_York' has so . 'proudly-vindicate& her,
claim to.a . sisterhood • with .this proud
th•r • '1 ne - on'.;ihe face
t.L. • ;herin i esa-i
-reo • nal,:constitutionat freedom are I;et- .
te r—unilerstociThano-- , carrie(l-2inco t 1 ore
ti &ere I p i 'de r i they 1)s i;
been beforek..or elsewhere, since the!
dnivn of time: " •
. In the city. of Boston, the WHiGs
haVe for the
,first time, carried every,
wirrtl-4nd the aggregate WHIG otaiori
for Gov: Everett;
.3,376, -being a
ne,tt° gain of :1,515. on - th r e_vote . 'or last -
year.,, Ggiarles?Owit i the seat of Bunk
er Hill, hithertGa sirongeltold of Loco
Foc,oism,,and l scenehe i)
cohyention, , whieh - profanely promised
to.niark. Ttke..year..lB3o - , - . as the Corh
mencetnent of a nevv'era,ii.ot less Wes
tripos than - that: of.--Chri-stiattity-i-,has
giten a - ;majority - o`Bo - fine - G-6%;erniir
Everett; and elected its- eotirelicket of
o I k,C0.0 n ty,,haS . defeated AA - in 11 7
,:der H. Everett, the Toi.y candidate for
Stale Senator,- - and given, the.. - . Whig
- --- : Last-year:-lii - - -
majority_in ihe - ,,lana_e wa5.3091...
The fairiotis - triaiitifaCtitring - tOWii •of
LoweßWai-se-unfortunate--last yknr as
lie:i•epreseetted •by •lialf a adore of Lo
-e ir Focos. 7 and - gave Morten, the hoc&
.Foco candidate for Governor, a majo'ri
y_.ol44• votes.'__. This year, the town-is
_Whig-toLthe-core-r-a ves-G o Vernor '
EVerett a - majority of 431!
The county '..of 'Middlesex- . entire,
.which was sothnroughly - Loco Forolas . t
year as. to elect a Loco Focomember of
.Co tigress.Antl_LacO.Y.o.co 'tor, _now_
igives:t he'Whig < Governor an estimated
majority- of fifteen hundred votes, and .
tl/e Mid : Senatora 1200: niajority, cer
tain.- Their I.tepreseritative in. Cotigress,-1
Mr. Parmenter, is so radicallyDemeera . .. l
not be 6urprised if he_ were to receive
,iiidication as a hint to
131 - it.yoor' - radical - Democrats -(!)- never
lake hints. , • - - .
Plymouth county, last_year 'rory, now
eyes a Whig - majority:of - a thousand
Brisk!) county is ilea redeemed—the
Whigs carry in it by a majority of more
than three htlicired.
To suhi uplhe whOle — matter - as - brief: -
Iy as .possible, Governor Everett .will
be elected by a majoriiy.of at; least 20;
000.- There will be about 50 . Tories in
a those or Representatives of some six
n-hgn.d.r _d i. allpr o b a
iy,. not a single Tory in the Senate!--
We annex froth the Boston Atlas, the
RECAPITULATION OF VOTES
Everett Morton Everett Morton
Plymouth,(com.) 3759 2736 • 2797 .. 2800
Suffolk (com.) 55002177 4770 2931
Essex (cont.) 6610 „
4415 6068 5493
Bristol (corn.) 3328 3136 1810 2663
Norfolkl2ll'ns) - 3 . 462 2373 — 2357 - - 2563
Vorcester(4 d 0.4-1086— 559,. 921 --284
Micldlesex(3l (to.) 4953 3742' 3366 • 2963
28,698 19,138 23,081 , 21,260
Majority for Gov. Everett in these towns,
' Majin ity 'for Goir. Everett in the
same, towns last yeitlit only 828:. •.
WHIG NET GAIN 8'732,, -
Net pin solar
• - . k 14,663
_ The Whig majority in,the State7ean ,.
no;t fall short now of Twituf3t THOUS-
einmetts forever!- r ) , lVlali,e,
,way for the
gay . tate in the ran,lii. oithi DEMO-
C.RACIfr OF NUMBE118:1
A MAJORITY OF FIFTEEN
tHOUSAND, • & WHIG GAIN=OF:
TEN OR "TWELVE THOUSAND:
The .stearrgboaf arrived late yesterday
afternoon, bringing us returns from 127
towns, The Whig majority in these
towns is NINE THOUSAND SIX
HUNDRED.. AND_EIGHT_Y - 11..._The
WHIG- GA.IN-,oyer :last-year,ElG HT
THOUSAND EIGHT HUADRED
• P, S. Settle aildition'al-towns;frenc,l
the interior Ofihe State ; show,--a-propor—
tionate Whig gain; ' The Boston Atlas:
pats Governor Everett's majority.' at
TWENTY THOLISAND... Last ':year it .was.!
The Judiciary.--The "great- abate"
on this important subject, whiCl was cem
mended : . in Con.vention nearly two
nearly all The:naost, talented men on. both
sides . . of.-the - judicial question,. was
going on When-,we were preparing our
paper for press. SOme of. the most eini-,
nentjurists in-the state, or indeed '4OIM.
Country, have given.their opinions on our
judiciartrsysteiir - Which, when written
out and titibl ;Stied, be . read' With ireat
,interest by-ill:clasies.pf citizens who.do
sire,to be enlightened-On such subjects..
yoR. Nov. 16.
" Ptcfs - saehuifadlVollie United - States;-diid
the, oiliccrs.of Ihe General Government,
Greeting The Eastern waters-last eve
ning, after the departure, of -the .express
mail To the South, wafted to our shores
ther i nost trelcome newS,frompalffssi
chussetts—the land - 01 - Lexington.-Bunker
Milt; Concord, Carribridge, and Plyrimuth
~--the.hottre of the AnA.4sis,. of Warren
and Hancock. The Boston boys, and the
hens .ot the .Pilgrims; and the sons of'the
Fathers of the Reirolution
ed, gloriously- re
R , : ..-,T,nrr,'"' • i;ii,..New Jerseil, Ten.
r• — ' 7 -7v - ...North ' • • in" — ' • •
essee, (arohnd, -eorg,:q;.and the
redteined and .patsiotic West. The ‘Vh,ig_
,sun and the Whig stars are everywhere'in
the'ascendafity from M Aril, tO,Geo:rgia.
Tba,•whole sky above us, and the earth up r ;
- oh :' - whith, we-..tread, is ,noni"- emblazoned'
with signs.df victory. The Song of Irunc:
reds of thousanda of. our; telloW citizens
'eems to be like that which first led our
jatherd - • to conquest--which inspired. them
in the•,field of battle, and which•welcomed
i them when returning;: 'froth: their - tritnyi•
phant• and tented, iiattle -fields to 'their
_homes and' firesides._ _ Lays 1 nee . 1 Qui
country is once more 'Safe and happy-(and
soon thank Heaven! will be . krdSperous
enough to ri .• over and, overcome the
terOpes: hich .>0 lonvafs
her. ' V. , . -i" , - ,•,,, •
~.• Massaclitisettalias not now tilel•ety ticiiie,
.welf.... Well and
_gloriously Keil,,top, : : she
has alwq's dope,,.but. never so-well ; Us now,
Ittli7ision7theAT-Whigs- have, •every, - ward,
..itid a majority in the city of 3,.373:______,
The number ortowns_ in,the" State is
305; and' - returns
have been GAIN
since last THOUS/I'Ni)
sand i*.or -cit. Co.i (E.'s
-majority in_ in_lhe Stateaust
..year Was only .;. 1 )-56: This year it will he
' FIrTHEI4 . THOUSAND, and may be '5EVrE.ti•
TEEN Or- EIGHTEEN THObsAkn! • Ti le
°sum Ntias thinks it will. :t-WENTY
OUSA.ND! ' „ • _
•, lost,tverk on'e- - Qf th'e 180 towns I
heard . from,_ the Whigs have made
m.enstigainE. 'The number -of .NVhig Re-1
eseniuitves is increased in-everyCounly,
and (he prospect, Was at .Boston yesterday
-t srwoutd-lyr.ver - every - leiraz
Or tle - i - Statel • -
Lbwell, liaverhill, New - Bedford, .: - Fall
River, Brddfurd,• all of - which towns last
yearwent, against us, have Corneblick,Anct
_given - the' Whig ticket_great,-andln som ''.-
.inStanc - es, =overwhelming — niajorities: - •
,the - .corumelcial,•th -
farnnugi"and the tninuTacturirig inietests
of thelLty - State . have declared themselves
against,the.F.xlieriment. I have.room to
say no more boil. -The 128 towns .not
heard' f roth willsoon send in-their ft turns,
so-that-by-Saturday I can - tive'you re
turns from the Whole State-except three.
So Tar. we have 3 . ..5 yvhi g . Sen
but five' remain to fr . -r:: - :.
lieve we shall have every- - Senator in .the
State.: ---- Sucher ;.,- is the opinion -in—Bos
is . coming We have • re
turns, from Wayne, MaCamb,.. St 4.
and Monroe—leaving twinly-Ihree'coun
ty in_the whoieo•Stare, last year, 1,1•59.— ,
In the counties heard from, this majority
has been reduced one-half. A. letter da
ted Detroit, the 9th, says that' the roads
are bad, and much time will elapse before
fulr►retbrns are received. .Bcith parties
felt sanguine; on the 9th,rif having car
ried the. Whole State. If the Van .Buren
ticket'has it, it• bus it, by a greatly reduced
• One soul—one impurse . •appears to
actuate_ the •DemOcratic Republican
party throughout the State, upon the
questions of who shall be the Presiden
tial ant Gubernatorial eantlidates,
1.1 - ARAISON -J and-RI - T - NER - the - East
cries alnutl—HA - RRI I
NER the West responds in thundering
Deals—and the Mirth ad the Soul .
Join in the-shout,. sand - the echo of
-.IMRISON and IiIT'IVER' is - heir('
'reverbering , along. the,_mouintains and
in the . i valleye of the old Key Stone
-State. The - peoplesdelight- - to - honour:
A h cisejw_h o_hav_es - Show-n-t h e-m s el-ye S-fal tit=
ful servants—they glory in being the re- -
warders of :n_erit _and ivorth,and'are ever
pronipts--to-award-:the .treed of deserv
ed commendation tiviliose-of her sons
, - who - reflect:honours-upon their country._
IThe - Press-jAhatunerring iudex of Rub
' lie opinion---has with ,„,airtgular onett.
1 unity, run up the flag of the pejnost:-at.-
is Republican ,party, with the namcs'Of
H./MR 1$ AN and RlTNERlirscribed
Ithereon in- bold - characters: -- The l:! - e - o - 7 - , ,
ple demand : thi , F,conrse,--atid-the--Presi
is never - loalit 10 - ract l in - ehedient:the
!call.. - We - predict - that Pennsylvania
will_ sustain the,., pretensions of these.
Men, With anMithusiism and ardor une
is a "Oneness.O(sentiTent and of feeling
unprecedentedin - the political-annals 61
Ihis-state,--Everywhere-ii' heard= -the
- cl^,y - of H.di?)"?./SONdnd RIM:6.R—
-iOe,Oksoi.ii..Ve;e.Can..s cildier.and patriot,
l , whose Whole public - life has heed one
CcoAtioued_Scene ol brilliant -actions-and
il ohl et- : - an &self- de nyi n - g - deiro ti on - to - h is -
Country andlierAighest and
rests.--theslatter the high mind. _and'
ardently deVoted,son of t'ennsylvania,,
,whose public ' career has - reflected honor
upon. hjs . ptate . and. - won - the - highest ens- -
01111fmk Of --O grateful ~consisteneYr - oWhose
0 Whose besk interests he . has invariably'.
bserved,*46.,chief Magistrate' of "o
•Vtie - Cintelligent and, growing,6iiiimon
weelth-.--Pciiit. iiitel. ' ' ... .. - . . :' --
[Prom the Phil. Betitinel & 1101111 -
For Meinberrol.dssembly in 1836 and '57.
lave takeh - -Considerable . trouble,•
and care in obtaining 'the official returns
of votes for members of. the Assenibly,
in 1836 and .1837, and the,bighestcaii
didates on each ticket have bee.n invaria
bly and impakially,-taken; • In
two other 'small cou
lie A ssembly vote.
and , have substituted..the;:Con•
gressional vote- which:w*.pddled at the .
same' Armstrong, Tioia and
-Warren, no•oppositiorr was made_to•the:
Lopo Pot() ticket:: althifitoilv the LoCo
- FocO 'papers of thii-CityAery modest-If
appropriated the 9.15. 'votes tlit,Avn in
ArmStroti-g,,12.34 voteS•in ,Tioga, and
- 8004tyWarreff.' - 11FAragiCitt arid. Ti 7
oga, tlae , same candidates Were yote.d - for•
by both partieS. - .
The' WhiisOPt l etinsYlvania hate:gt:eat
and abuncjant:reasoo for rejpicins, when
'the:real - Iprd the Assembly vote.of' this
:I,Ye:a“v.itlvithat-XOf last- 7 -eleeticg. in
23 me tit 9 c's As's.emb,ly out pIA 00.
and thiS;Oar,electing 4.s ? members v and .
yed:ucitXthetisco Foco majority' of ne a r
14,00 G votes to the pitiftil_ amount-of lit
-115,60re than 3,900; - aiftl - eveanting
'them the same ihajotity-they had ?SC', in
the counties :Arrnstreig, Tioga and
Warren', It will but-reduce our gain one
thousand.*: It also be seen.tha't t . lte
whig vote - has not„heen' near .polled, as
iu 83511. - witS 93 - ,13 . 66; - thiS - ye - ar 85; PA is;
a decreasp of neatl y ninethousan d.. Lei
- Owe: Whigs' but poll a . Strong vote when
Farmer - Rilner field s ; eittli
Loeu FOcoism s willnever gain
upon. the free soil of Old Ve.nnsylvania.
Adams, 1807 1315 ' 1318 • 1377
Allegheny, 4005 3380 -303 j, 3189
Beaver,. . 1590 "1363' - 1670 1377_
- Bedford, • 1663 2014 . 1,494 .1847.
: 2016 . 3983 '3064 - 4135 .
111 a 1 and, 1925 . 1649 • • 1500 1516
Buck!, —3320 '3312 3317
Butler, .970 1292 ' 891. :., V 483
.Cambria; 575 • 597:' 426 :473
Centre,; - 527 • 1441 • ..7/32 -19 iV
- Cheter, --- . - 7 -- •407J: • 3750 , • r 337 -
.1:01'1611bl; 1351. .1334 - 1065 1183
Cumberland, 2000 - 2498 '-1722 - 1885'
'Dauphin, , 1985 . 1643 1633 _- 1836
Delaware; • 1291 .
~1109 - 1026.
2087 - 962' • 194,8 1281.
- 1857 ,- 1736 - 71824 -
- Fayette', „ ' 1461. "1905 . 1379 • 1870 .-
Green; _:- - 1340 137.5 '650 15707-
1-Inn Odutr, 2 - 658'; . 1844 1888
_ 996 . .1100 823:
' 370 132 355'. - - 280 -
Juniata - , • -- - 490 - 764 533 - 674 ,
Lane:Alger, _ 4815': 3522 - 5392-- 4231
Lebafl 1543 - .1408 0 1137- 1088
- CehigNo"' ' - -1730 • 1773 - 1500 '174%;
Luierne.: , — 1263 - : 1550 1263 2137
Lycoming and _
elearfield,. _-_l6lO • 1309 1865
McKean; .• 140 maj. •16 . • 138
Mercer,. 1559 1479 1656 1405 I „
_slifHin, ' 757 • 985 • 703 921-
Munroe, , • 518 495
, r ___,_2os ••1146
Montgomery, • 2097 3241 2010 .3140
Northampton, 1064 2007 1032 2155
Northumberl'd, 1220. 1795 1105. 1224
Union, , 1665 1389 1150 • 1406
-Wayne *31.6•• 701 -249 565 -
726 768 77 1030
Philaclelp'a city, 3302 ° 2505 ." ' 5250 3125
Philadelp'a co., 7317 7630 6123 7120
Pike, 48 , 405 . •. 3,45
Perry, 372 1011 , 1123
Potter,., 71130inaj., 46 2.6
Surnerset 4 - 1996 957-- -----1460 BOO -
Schuylkill, 1286 1372 - 130 1046
.Tioga, No oppd.
Venango. • 669 1088
Warren, No oppo: •
Washington 2320 3089 2585 2735
.Westmoreland, -1898 • 3486 • 1383 . 3130
York, 1670 2470 ' 2410 : 3424
83;241r89, - 079 - 76,050 - 90;201:
• In ifizerne, .WDren, Potter, McKean and
Pike, no decided opposition was, made to the Lo
co: F r ocbl.ieket; :we have therefore takeir the-votes
for -Senator. • the Whig candidate fin. Conven
tion in Luzerne, 'wag elected by a small majority;
which is said by the Whigs of that County to be
the party test. ••
-1 The majority - forthe - Loca - Fixffticket
- 7: I S -106 8 — j117111E — COUlltieS' - 0 11
The whole country is joining in the
congratulations on the unexam.plotrVic
tory in New York. The farmers, the
producers uttlie-oation,lre ind iv idually
-se n yfu I .7e c
myriads of, the cities, The followhig
is an extract of .a .letter tO-tike editor,
from art-esteemed friend in the country,
Its contents speak the feetings•of a pa.
,triot, rejoicing over thedowntalLof,the
worstinieMies to constitutionalliberty.
''BALTIMORE' COUNTY . ,
Nov. 13, 1837.
Ilad t not caught n severe cold.,,yes
terday,_ I should certainly-have-been . in
low° to:day, to congratulate youTon:the'
unenpectedi unparilleled, - and glodous_
- Whig - victoryin-N:York:- It - deserves
a hondred guns from Baltinare„and a
magnificent triumphal celebration; It
should be echoed from all sections of
- our - colinTrt - p - T,frfeour - babes — should--
taught to sing Ilellelujahi. As! Neve
no one to talk to on'the subject, .1 must
_pour out my thanksgiving to .the ducks,
chickens end - trees. — I thank ',God that
Loco Focoism and Agrarianism have
been so signally , prostrated in the . land;
and sincerely hope , that its monster's.
head - mar - never - again te'raiseil. - Their
is - Nothhig — like — twirchi - ng t he - pocket - to
bring' men tOtheir senses; but I confess
that. I• feared the squeeze_-had not been
hard en o g h Now, that the people ap
pear-to have their eyes opened, .I hope
that indolence or too much' confidence
'Avill - n'et.isliffer, them---lobe closed again.-
NVithS popular candiclateond only ; one,
we shall beit Van Buren'the next heat,
with' more ease than Laily Milder. won
th e - rjet. at New ChrOl7-
--Our-late-ad v icesfrp i m-M exico-repre--L
selSt'that country as in any thing but a
pacific and settled. Condition. TheproM
isea which the new President.male at
the commencement of his careen,_ had
not been, nOr were they likely to, be
fulfilled. Not from any error on hilt
part, but because of the Ilisconteht and
disaffection of tbe people. '
it wasbelie .7.07-74- ) b u t
• • " T ' ef 'b
n ing is jtr ance,
' v 9 fling over partizans at-every'oppor
tunity. His obje_st-i‘it would See.m, to
throw every obstacle in the way of Bust
arnent's succeis; and thus to bring about
another-ehange, and possibly .`a resusci- _
tation of , his own dilapidated fortunes...
-13andstof robbere were ,ropidly, on the
increase. The feeble goVernment was
unable to offer any trecurity whate#er
to_mercantils affairs. The entire proir_,___
ince 4-New Mexico had revolted and,
the prospect was, that Bustamenie
wotild riot be able to continue in power
much long,et. Sach, at least, is_the in
telligence detailed, to WI in private let
ters—most •of them, however,_from
A.mericans, who see in every movement.
a new revolution, and ate apt to :nag
nify triviardisturbances into important
convulsions. The folloWing speculations'
h o %veter, coppfrom the Mo-
bile Chronicle, are any thing but satis
14 There 'seems to be in ke‘xico, a
confant opposition between the peo-
Ple and those vvho rnie' that beautiful
territory. The wishes of the former
for good' institutions appear to meet
with new obstaeles at every step. Every
thing. at present, presa,ges a tendency
to federalisin. artd it appears certain tlfa n t
-ginta- - -Afiriazis4l-111114en-dattst-oft
partialrebellions which shake that coup=
try to its foundations- His design and ,
efibt ts are-to-oppose every- obstacle W
illi cta tmente's reign.
• - When the falter the paiwef,
which ho )anifesteit
t °al nip-wo t
tilitip - tied a `remedy
ve odious rn e fe n a t:A
es - of his predec - i
had their birt tunalty.and .
„recourse.to forced loans (roin.the.clergy
cry--of=reproaph---censequeritly--aro'sci TT .
from all sides, against the man who ,
sUfficient boldness to-profit by the rich=
68. ofthe church. They who wished to
rise” by the .opportiiiiity,• assumed
kath,-ot - patriotista-and..-sought...to,direct -'-
the:stnyin .- -Whicli - ther-saiir -- - - Wilill4- ---
onfortimate.felgri,and who were driam
irg of - 'ducat CoTtitilers — iiiii -. 14) piria •
crowns again-turnedtheii attention.tce.
the - inaCwhom theyhad
,sed. • • • _
in the - the.people of Metz'
ico,, tired-of heing the sport of intriguersi'
irreding - their - blood - aed - wastitiv
Aheir :resources for a few designing : 0:
chiefs,•liaveiorned their attention to the
policy which Texas has adopted. They •
have no sympathy with their ambitions
leaders, and seek the repoSe which their.'
neighbotirs are now enjoying: . New ••
co l ple - ro'7 - •
the other States, and. many otherd are
prepared to follow in her path:,
It eannot'be..dobted that the cause of
humanity, an'il the onward stripes of
eivili2ation--would^bo--greatly-aided by --
formation 'of those veil' regions ihto
separate-republics. - , - iltira.ngo and Sono
ra, which sCe 11l the ripe'si•for'xhange,
-by-tiniting.. , with Texas, may reach
high state of prosperity, such as few at' .
preseht have any idea of.* The
- have - already. been sown iit - those proving.
ces, which will .one. day cast from •theint:.
the mould whiehihow_covers them,-an d ,.
they Will spring' . up, and add bnother
the plabes.where liberty anityqual laws
Anurish . : dire lon : g, Mexico, which noW' .
din faction he a ,
ma j. 600
for the oppressed and-the unhappyand
smiling fields will blossarni.arld blithe 7
some. hearts beat, where now arlitinpro
duativ-eidleness and misery,"
z.2' From the New York Gazette.
1- A-few days before-t helate - el ec .
Silas - Wrightfhein_ - asked - lu . scp . r . o_of .'
I le conduct olbis colleagite in the Uniteci
States Senate, (Mr. Tallmadge) replied
that it ought to beone of the-first acts-bf__
the New York Legislature to instruct Me;
Tallmadge to resignl.' Isit best to bang
- Hainan on the gallows he has erected for
Mordecai the- Jew? - yhe Leghtlaturo --
which Mr. Wright was so We, ten - days:„'since, would have a majoritY of more thati'' -
two to one for locortisoism, - happens , at
this time to have,',at most; but 27 meth
ber,s out of 1281--- Our - MajoritYis a Hubs _
more than •seven to one,-.that. , _ is, all.—
W hat li- - M r .---W figh tlit - pivient opiniob;ef
the - dutyr of the e r - Legislature?—.l.)4s- he -
think iv one-of its first ditties to Inhtruct ,
.him to resign? If there is any thing dig.
respectful- in this liberty - which vie
_bave-taken,___ there is - no _malice in' it:--
nothing in the world but a sort•of Yankee
inquisitiveness,:, that ke,_atid tve,..and ' all ,
the rest OF`' Mr. W. 's and :our Eastern .
- Countryln'en .firidit almosiimpossible to
shake ,off. . Mr. Wright is not obliged to
consider himself instructed, because_ the -
Legislature happen* it, ittiveit in its poivey
to do so by the voice of 'somewhere ,abokt
fifty thousand majority Of voters, andrbe
-cause we: have - had - the 'impUdence' to re , .
mind him and them Orthe fact;-but. we:
thought it might not be amiss ta”agitatem
the .ithject a little.. I irl.e believe nothing
ourselves' in the doetrine of instruction/
but, as Mr. Wright, does, we can't •sco,
t t there is any particular
•."Free discussion". is &tom.
ing . trite - a.popular hobby,_ind • Rerhaps
we have as much - tight to.. 4 •discuse '.. our
Senator's views-b_efore and - after;flee:eon s .
as other folks, - ' '
[From tye;Phil. Inquirer: