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will be issued rivo DOLLARS - Rer_altikti.
to be paid half yearly in adyan9e..
DVE,II77SEME NTS not eiteeeding asquare
übequent insertion, Tw'et . ity l .fiv . e. Cents; longer
ones-in proportion. . : • -
Letters addreSsed 5.0 7.
.the publishers on bait
-Ness, -MIST. BE - .'oll'`ST P4ti), otherwise they
will not be attensled to: I
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r The following persons .have been appolnied
Agents,- for the Carlisle Herald and Exposuo'r
to whom payMent tor s'ubscrip ' tion and advertise
iffiTrairdaii 'bg - tria - de; -_.- •
D'. Saci.cfy, -.Esq. Shiremanstown, .Cumb, CO.
) SCOTT CovLv, Esq. Newville, do. . •
P.-E.ooxyz,Rsq. Newburg,. . • do.
Thos. W. Mains, Esq. Shippensburg,. do.
.101 IN WON') sit me u, ' Esq. -. dii. , do:
.I_,A_A T Elkll, Esq . , Hoguestown, do.
R. WILSON, ESq..-111 - O - O - liiiireiWg - ,• ' dO.
-R.- Sa.U . RGEON, Esq. Churchtown, do.
Dr. ASA WHITE, New Cumberland, do,*.
Tilos BLACK, Esq. Bloomfield, Perry county
A..BLAcg, Esq; Landisburgi-: do.
' • At a uteetitigg the Standing COmmittee of the
•Democratic_ Antitnasonic7 l'arty' of,. - Cumberland
— county,. convened , by order-of public notice, •to_
: mak-e-arrangefnents forthe-election-Of-Delegates
to meet_itr CoutitV"Convention to appoint'Dele
gmes to the Democratic Antrmasomd uonVentton
to meet in Harrisburg on the day of March
next, •_ - •
WILLIAM GRAHAM vAs called to the Chair,.
and Ron iwr-W-trsobt was apptanted Secretary.-
- . On motion,-it was •
citizens of_.this county meet at- the several
tion Districts in each - borough-and township, on
Sattirilay the 27th clay of January nrext, and elect
cac 1 - two
. 3W - tgates; - t o - meet - itr - Connty. - Conren - , - .
2 - tion._oii3loiTilarth2_9_tli - dAy :of Jan u a ry'n e xt; -to
.ttminatc-and appoint. suitable Delegates to rep
resent_said, county and Senatorial District in said,
State. Convention at Harrisburg, ,
WILLIAM GRAHAM, Chairman.
• __ _
Ron nwr WILSON, &cretiiry. . •
• .1141114 S;
• The subscriber, on behalf-of-himself and
W, gargan,colieifk,fi 3r - Sal ; ,
CANON -NAIL - S. — They- are made - Of re
fined iron, and , are believed :to be eqnal - in
,the best cut nails that were ever
manufactured= .in the--. United, States. The
following certificates are subjoined.
New Cumberland, January 70 . 818. -
We ... have ken well acquainted with the
.quality of 'cut nails. Those. made
from the thincannon tr.fMed iron, \,,ve_iccm
..sider superior to those made, from fhe'ye - s
• Roswell' Wi)ochVard.
Duncannon 'iron •Work"s, Jan. 8, 1888
• We certify that we have carefully exam-
Wed the nails" manufactured by essra.
Woodward and Wilder,atNew Cum erlarid,
out of , Duncannon Iron, and do believ them
_to_be-superior_to_unr_weLhave ev.ecsee _used •
John Freo,th, Mas:er Roller,
, Enoch Lewis, Carpenter & Patern M .
'l_"he above nails will he delivered o 'Ate
Cumberland Valley Railroad, or On the Ca
nal, at Harrisburg or-Duncan's Island,lnd
siwarded as maybe direCted, to . - any town
in the state, on suitable references: or -a li
beral discount will be made for cash.
- Also—on hand, Hammered Bar Iron, and
it is etpected constantly to have for sale at
• the 'werks, , rolled . iron Nail Rods, Ate.; of the
;'Orders. by mail,-directed to Clark%
Ferry, Perry county, will 'tie punctually at
tended to by the manager on the spot."
W. L. FISHER:
January 16, 1838.-4,i.* • • _
TUSy received by the subscribers'lo-4 and
eip 12-4 BARNSLEY SHEETINGS. Also,
8-4 Barnsley Table
Carlisle, January 16, 1838.
Ltunbermaii‘s Baink .Notes
. -varrirmm4 • .
A.tew -- hitadred--DOlraisJtate:Notes''Of
the Ltimberinan's Bank, wanted, which
will ,be4iurchased at a discount.. Apply
- at this'office, or address A. 8.. Carlisle.
Janithry 15,. 1838.
LETTERS of Administration on the estate of
Martin Brenneman, late of East Pennsboriiiigh
to wnshipi - Aecesseti, having issued to the subscri
ber, residing in said township; all persons indebt
.and those having claims against the estate, will
present .them properly authenticated to the sub
scriber. _ • _ .HENRY_ B.RENNEM A
January 15, 1838.:
Register's . NA)lite;
Notice is hereby given, to all Legatees,
Cred . itors, and all other
that The following accounts have been, filed
in this Office for examination, by the accoun
tants therein named, _ and, will be presented_
to the Orphans' Court of Cumberland coun
ty, for confirmation and allowance, on Tues.
,day• the 30th day of Jantfary, 18:
.The administration account 451
nedy, administrator of Robert"
The Adminiktration acceunEk
The• supplemental , account
Kerr, administraeor, de bonis
Sterrett, deceased, late of
The Guardianship account of Samuel M'.
tune, Guardian of the person and estate of
William Devnr, minor son of Joseph Devor,
The Guardianship account of John Peters,
`Guardian of William Eby, I minor child ef
'David Lb , deceased. ', . ' - '
t . WILLIAM LINE, Register.,
*Ca 1...„, \ e ec.' 30, 1837 !
D it M CK SHELL COMBS,Ifor
. 50- . 9 * 9 - .
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- WASHINGTON HOTEL,
•Gp(). RP Solmston.
SPCTFULLY informs his flietfclsand
the Oublicat be has taken the Public
llous,e, lately 'rept by 'Mr. John Smulr; at
'the—corner of Matlet'Siluai.e, Harrisburg,
known as the . , ."
WASHINGTON ilOTtL 5 '.---
rich he has fitted up in handiorne style,
1.1 r • the . accommbdation of the public. His
' able is wellsupplied with' the best.the-may
-1 'et - afro - ids; hiS bar with the_chOicest of li
q ors and wines, and prompt and'obliking,
set ants are kept always ready to attend to
the• ants of customers. . .
. He has taken the stand with a determina
tionto-spare no pains or tkpenSe-te make-his
honse equal te any in the country, by keeping
every department and i file superintendence
of t e:=most-competent and-faithful;-and,-by
personal-,attention, to give every satisfactionl
'to his customers. - He•therefore: respectfully-
requests those yilto,pay Harrisburg a-Visit, to_
call and test-the truth of his assertions. •
GEO. W. JOHNSTON.,
January 8, 1838.
OLLYESA - 13L181 - IED
- - 80 BALTINOITE.,STREKT_.
11111-jEAS , frorn7 L -oil-parts-oHle-Uoiom-en
closing: cash -- for =prize tickets, .- meet
with prompt attentiori:,
MARYLAND STATE LOTTERY.
Class No 4, for 1.338, to tie draWn - at - Balti
.rnorc, Jan. 31, 1838.
- 5- 000 - 1-Italre -APITA.-L
- - SPLENDID SCHEME.
- --- 8;000- - :"= - _ ----- 78;600.
t;obo 6 5,000
2;322 ' 2.322:
2,000 "‘ 4.0,000
20--- 7; :' • 400 4 8000_
.20 •V :, _2oo—'- —_400.0
'35 : • 150 4 5250
..-__5..6:1_,2,._,i' _,,,,.:, ._ . .. 4 ,7„1,Q0._2_,...:,-7_5,09,_
56 - : . , 80 . 4 _. • 4480
• 56 - --s:: ' 60 • ' 3300
56 ' :- • 50 ', - 2 BOO 2800
• &e. &e: &c. Bce; &c. &e: — &-a. Bcc, •
1 sizes in the scheme amounting t0,5329;471
66 Number Lottery--10 drawn ballot,
'hole, Tickets ',110;, ' ayes 15; 0 uarters
2,50. (-_, . ~
Cer of packages of 25 W. tickets, $125 ^
I 25 H. , do. 62,50
I _____' ._ 25 sa,_ - do____3l,-25
-- r rnarids for Tickets, or Certify. ,
rites. in the above, punctually attended to,
y return tn,a3L-If dressed to . .
• ../ E. W. \
BINSON, Balt. M.
January 8, 1838. , . . .
"Caiq,sle Sav►►►g - Tien&
The - Boaril of. Dim - 004 - 0f thislnilitution.
have authorised the Treastv er to allow in fu
ture the following • rates of interest on all
"SPECIAL DEptsITEV of money: • •
. Deposites remaining 9 months 5 per cent.
• • it • 6 .. 4 It
4 • " Si ". .
3 ~ 3
• St '2 • "• 2 "
• The certificates of the Institution will be.
gfven-for-deposites- at-the above-rates of in
terect, and ali BANK NOTES of good
received—the Institution pledging
itself to redeem its certificstesNin notes l cur
in this rieighborhood.
Application to be made to the Treasurer,
-either in person or,by letter.
• . Treasurer.
Carlisle, January 8,-1838. . • . -
Capital 30;000 Dollars.
VIGINAA sTATt LOTTERY.
For Endowing the Leesburg licader_n_y - and. for
- - - other purposes :
Class No. 1 for 7838.
To be drawn al Alexandria, Va.. Saturday,,Jan
uary 13, 1838.
7 -- • -
2,165-25 of 1,(100, 7 -50 or 500-50 'of 200, &c.
• Ticket slo—Half , 4psQuarter $2 50.
Cert's of Piackages of 25 Whole Tickets $l3O
— Do._ _----do__ 25 HMV .d0= .. .65
Do. do , .25 Quarter. .do 32 50
100 Prizes of s l looo. •
yIAGENTA - STATE LOTTERY.
Nor the benefit of ihe..town uf Wheeling. •
To be drawn at Alexandria, Va. on the 20th Jul
• nary, 1838.' • . ' •
GRAND CAPITAL ' PRIZES:
-100 prizes of 1.000:&c &c. .
Tickets only slo.Halves ss—Quarters $2 Si
Cert's of Packages of 25 Whole .Tickets $l3O
Do de . 251-11f - 7 - ilo• • 6.5
po • .do 25A9rfer 0o 32 50
— 5 30 , 0 00...410,000. • . -
14 Prawn Numbers. ,' " •
vsygnala S ate Lottery.
For the beliefit . of the Me'clianical B-enevolen'
- Society of Norfolk
Class No I- fin. 1838. •
- GRAND sCHV.M.E.
$30',000-10,000-: 7 6,000 , --5,000----4,000-3,000
$2,500-2,120- I .AOOO-45 of I',ooo-20 of Slki—
• . ' 20 of 400, &c &c. , -
Ticket slo—Half ss—Quarter $2 50
Cart's of iiackagesof'2s Whole Tickets $l2O
Do • .• do 25•11a1f do . 60
'Do 'do • Quarter do 30
(it Orders for Tickets and ShaVes. or, Certifi
cates *of PaCkapes in the above, Magnificent
Schemes, will receive the most prompt attention,
'and.and an official accotint of each drawing sent'
immediately after it is over to-#ll-who-oFder-faini
us. - Addres, -,. . . ' ..
D, S. GREOld' & Co. Malingers - ,
, . .
JUST received Spun 'aid Pfug TOAiCeo!
. warranted No. 1. widely! will sell whole
sale .at manufacturitiginices ., --AlsircommenSE.
cals.. • • - • • • CHAS. BARNITZ.
.91.1 0 ERI`DETA024.16f TO 7%i.1VS 3 41RIPS SCIEXCES R 1 CULTURE; 1U,N:C•1111E.71 - T; AV. ate.
--t • - 9 ,- '
Printeil and .7Publishol, liimOlay;
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--ALL-persons indebted - to-the estate- of ;Robert
Earley, late of Hopewell township, deceased; are
hereby-notified to attend- at the-lormer residence
of. said deceased, on Friday and Saturday_ the .
2 6iIi7ninF27:th-days - of'January, - 18313, andrmilke
paymont • thereof—otherwise the claims
th . em 'Will- be put in the hands - cif a lusticeolthe
lien& for collection; and .: air persons liaving
-Claims against said.estate are requested to present
them properly. authentieatia— - .•.
•.• • :Attorney in fact for Sally . Earley.
N. indebted to the late iirrn'of Robert
,iuid 1441e - A - Eurre - y - , Jr. "UM iegnested
'to" appear, settle, and make payment ,at said'
time to-Rnbeit-Earley, jr. surviving' partner - of
said firth. • • - • • -
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January 1, 11338.-3w.* •
_Will be exposed to.pujilic sale in the 'flu_
rough, of Mechanicsburg; on Saturday tfie .
27th — trajr - ciflanuaryTl - 838Tby - prder - oFthe
Orphans' Court of Cumberland-couniy,_
LO2 l . 01P GROUNIi,-•
in. 'the said 'Borough, - bounded by -Adar.n
geikel, John Franklin and Isaac Kinsey, -
containing about one Acre, having a •
',.... —_... Log-Ho.usey'. _
:-, 4 -.: 4 ‘, . • . .
Id. no 0 , ; "thereon erected, and -- s - onne - Fruit •
•• .411 I.l'
- -g" 14 1 - 4 ,,,,,, .. ,, ri'-• Thes upon •it - . 7 1 - .---- •
Iteigel and Coover and Nancy Wright, with
a small House thereon erected:. And 'whieli
will be sold as the - property of Adam Longs
dorlT,,,sen'ts.' - deCeased.. .
,'Perms of sale--Made - known on the day of
-soli:-by - ' "' ADA-IVI--LONGSDORF-F.,- ---
- .- - .4 . dinini,Vrator of .Rdam Longsclorff, Sr. dechl.
Carlisle,. Dee.:26, 1837.-4 t. .
'AMP:.:t...7. . •
~ LAWS ___,7._
---- , , DT .
.1 English and Gernian,-
-.Persp l io 15, - to 'obtain,. copies - .of - the ,
PamPh - ULM& .111 e. present Sesslia'bitbh .
Legishttu`kpri_ennsylvani4,_in:the. - E.nglish .
and Ge . Yriliih. Languages,---the former hail
1 b:onnd_,_analie_latter___in_Ezmlthle,form,-Ht.. -
• fifty: cents ;p& - copY-Lare requested to-have
their names registered
w itWh - the - county - Trea -- . ---
S - 0 - erinritiEdiarelY: --- -. ---- , -----..,
- - A list of applicants -must be - for Warded: to
the Secretary of the Commonwealth in a few
days.' : -- .
._: ...„ • .-- - -__,:- •
J. I,,'VASIIIr, • Co. Trea. .
. • Trettsutft,Ogi.' , 'll -- - '
• .-ciii i ii4b4 - 4:8 , I
••-• • fi , • - • 3t. --
•..._,... • . ,..‘40 • ..r•1i ~ :f 4..4. - i lt -. 4
.t..: ,$., •.' - . •
GLIMEEN SIMI '''''.!•:.,• ',- ! 0 - EN
" 1 r.' - II • 4. , •
• W I - A . c ..:,•41..,...0,),,R? , r . . , ~,„,
-.-- .• -- --. . ~ . , ~:. , - L +.• - .: , :.!•'..ly
• . 8r t ukTO -ati l i s iw.l,. ~ ;tx, e.", . ..,.1.0.0':
in' No w ton tOris ) . 'r l .r', : Ili -, : . itootnity..e .
'about four mileS4est".9o4: ' , 7.; v,: ~. , ,719 4 '
,Ville, will be're - aifed for at • .0 , 1 " , • •-••-.
years. 'The buildings it ti
• - .. a..,, • ~,,,,., ,•
: • ,It,
A Two. - SlOty*OnVATctorp4 l -7r ;
• - and ,rr •.' - --, .• ‘4 -
•with.carcling, - ,4*!iim - g machines,
and allneccssarYLlriac„hinerrAr 7 t,f . k-anuf*A.
luring cloth; alsO. , ,Wdty elling.lionae-.conyen-..:
lent to the factory. For terns apidyl:64itli-
er of the endersigned,f, • i.:\-.. ....,..,..,
, • , -
.. -. WM. M: BlblttiE, 1• i I . j,:'
J. H. Gll AHXM, .. .3 5.,! is e '
SAM'L GICAIUM 6 ' , ••••:: - •
" ,;,;.• . •
,- 4::- ~ H....,, 1 , Nest„ enntibvo,,.'
De'F,. 4, 183r:: , --: i i . , .*: , t.:: : "...k".0 i ,.... - : - - ''''::-:',3.
,:., . ..",e- 7 --::-',:',; 1
Encou . rage - _y:o4*, 4 ( 4 , , - " , i Oitufa #,,,,
...,..,..4.3.,,..,....,t i ..,.„,:...,
CA. • LESLtig i ,s,..l: - t..., , ' ; ":.:. :•
• - --.,.,,.. , :i4; ••• „ c „..„., 7-•
; . .aIA T I cik •:r Pt) '..., A . , ...v,.... , „ ~0; ,
AND BO N N ETOE,..-.STOR •
,44 .8 41 ,.
.HANK-UL I I
or-pastl a orsO 7 nform the ir
friends and the . ptthholeinerelfy that one
of the firm having 14 rreturned froth the
city of Philadelphia,.
.ithilia, largo add i l ex
cellent a ssortment cif t' op: and Plush, they
are now prepared to , :manufacture Gentle=
men's Hats and Lathes' Bonnets in.the lat
est and most approved fashion. The quali
ty of the Plushis faesupe rior to any futlity
ly had on hantk...They.have_at present-an
Plain liusoias ; , white and black;-
..Brush, Beaver,. Castor, -and
. Silk Hats • -
ofall - sizes - and - prices. •
- Also, a general assortment of Ladies' Bon
nets of all colours and descriptions, such as .
I ui•e White, Fawn, BlatiCand 7 Orey, which
they will sell at the most reduced prices.
Gentlemen and "Ladies.who are in want of
tli - ese artiel - K -- 4111 - do"‘Well - to - giVe - an - early=
. Dec. 18, 1837.-Bw_ '
N. B. They have on hand,a kw of dieing:
suality".of FUR CAPS whith they,Offcr••to
sell at low prices. .
The Subscriber will se si ll,.. at •Privitte sale,
the following: property settateyabinit three
Miles west, of 'the Harrisbin g 7 •Bridge and'
adjoiang_the e'arnherland' al - .ad
containing about 1i• acres having -thereon
erected • . • „ ,
Two Log Hou s es,
4tablei a•well of nevervfailing,water att
the.door,•togetifer with about-60 ehoice„fruif
trees. Possession Will be given on thejst o'
•JACOB SdARER. ,
• Shiretnansemn, • Dec. 18, 1837., .
THE Brick' Dwelling -Houk., Store And
Ware House attached, situate in North Haiw
over street Carlisle; nOW in the occtipancy of
,Wetzel, also the Stone Dwelling
Houie adjoining occupied by Rolet 1). Guth
rie-TIE - 4
.Witi,:lliFiliiiit - IStiiire — WOCFMTaifia
cel4r adjoining the. Brick dwelling litiuse,
now occupied by John Early:. Possession of,
either of the aboVe properties may, be:'-had ,
on the first day "of ...iVpril--I;ext—To Good
Tenants, a Lease fur Years . may, be had.- ,-
ppjy • . : !=ISA - 0 8.. ;PAI L UR;
Carlisle, Jim, 28,
T E S 41 r, J: .JII'U 4 Rio' 23,1183'.
- • THUM A S J. EARLEY,
sweetest floWers enrich'd, •
From,varioas gardens•cull'd with care.''
From the New Yorker
Wnens, 'mid the, wo ld's tempestuous sea, _
Shall man'sfraif bart in safety-be?.
In what calm haven may it rest,
-L-No-more.hy_windslior wives dis&ess'd r. •
Where raging storms supine y ie,
.Ncs clouds bedim the spirit's.sky:
Say, be there 'neath yon lofty dome
So sweet a plate,- so safe a I 1
y 0 ,,0n the oceari's wild
A-lovely...islet rears its Itatl• •
Serenetitrorra the sea's - deep . liKj .
Alt& found that islet's: gentle base—
The litres lie down with mirrored face;
And in its wildest, deepest cove, - .
Is the retreat of Woman's Love.
- Here all the - TiasSions.of the - soul .
- Arealnietl - by sonne - strprime donttol-«
'WhiCh o'er that lovely bay presides,
And moves its_winds antt swells its tides;
To lave, beneath thezolden
That .dances brightly on the.wave,
- In triumph o'erthe:temp-est%
Nur shall it be . a meteor's glare
And soon goes out, to shine no more
Liove-ii - ves on to - death,
And struggles her - dying' breatitt
'ClinginginTeii:i;i 7 to-the last, .
Till hope is crushed. beneath the-blast.
Warrenton, Ga. Oct. 24,'1837.__
' - iC, ...':' . ~
- ' ' NVENTION,,.
_.----,.... !0 .
' , :ilinftiee of-the-Ilhole,-on Mr.- Mr
~,- ‘ 1 , , to restrict the
' 'k P liiti 'WO' n
. :' Ina. notes o a less denomsnatton than
Ir TY., b f
~ :tca dollars, and for impos i ng other re-
"*P4tas on them. .- '
r ' l • 4 Al4..,k_ate had taken a wide range,
*.ite4Wilii.plq - I'. COPE made the
folli*Antifiliatirks, the' rules limiting
:.k 1 IllildiAtM4l.le-inctir •-the charge• of
~. , . i .. . ' •
'temeri, , tt . . , , engaging in• a debate al:
ready e444ttirtekl,and before an audience
. . - whote, paitencOrktust be worn out; and
ricl : werek4
,!or - 00suit my own feelings
'nnly s ' ; l, stoictiPc.ertaiilly not make the
'attempt.-,, ; h ltiii'll, however, proceed at
once to :o . *:'distuisipn of the'bUbject be
That , firiitin of the resolution before
us, which:kiat es to restrict the banks
' . ---% _"es
. . . .
es od butane* denoini-.
'nalion than Sll% . isi:Epresume, a matter
of comparative ind,ifterence to the Ira
Aera.,of Philaclelpll'a. Our merchants
seceive and,pay Mos ly in checks on the
"banks: - To another, • nd a veil respec
table portion.of our' itizens, our mam,.
facturei's and niec . hailcs, it is_ of more
consequence. Some_ f these pay weekly_
in wages to their workmen, from ssoo'
to 53,000., Supposing, a man's wages
to ,he. lets tliatuten dollars a week, notes
,that amourtt would be mushmore in
s both• to the- payer.and re
ceiver, than-,notcsof a,smallerdenomina
tioni._itulAtilie_ p attics ___Ei refer-- -dc . b•llars
notes, what' godd reason can be assigned
for refusifig to gratify them? . Five dol
lar bills! are more--convenient to the
.market people,_ to travellefs, and to the
It has peen stated by._a_ delegate_from:
iliejtountykhat — originally, the. Bank of
North - Amerlea did"-riot issue notes of a
.es's denomination than ten dollars . . -As
sume it--so-far.for-the_ sake of argument,-
Tliirinikriallo — w — sr - liUty, that the publk.
convenience demanded notes of a smaller
denomination--for most certainly - that_
bank,.llke all others, has for many years •
issued, fiv.elicillar notes.
But I have it in my_ liolArgr to.furnish
some-cu riou s-an tltt tab tio-i fo"rmatiour
for the : meMber from the county, (c.. i.
Ingersoll Yon this subject, derived from
am .examination of the, minutes-of the
board of Directors of the 13._•,1 ,
America, which I. take the , liberty Or
reading, viz :..
Bank of North .Bn2erica,?'
August .60i 1-789,-
"Mr. Rchard.Bache - moved;uponstte
recommendation of Dr. fietijanain Frank
lin,that this batik shouid,now issue small
tickets or notes, to the - call of the:
public for •change, during' the present
interruption to the circulation of copper
'coin4 and presented a sheet of wiper of:
a very malittr.fahric, ...as. most .suitable
fot the • purpose- 7 01.-iviiich 'paper the
Doctor: had only 'two reamslwhich he
use., .. .• .
..Witerupoit,...thk board resolved .. .that
Belifti - ipht, V. 11 .. itrite.. wint . a' olititber of
t i c k e tC o i , th e •dritotnitiatioit. r .of 'three.
li t ne ieetir is pfla kdopay, ----- ,eqtrid7tiroire - e. -- ,
pence s . p cte t atid afscia nutnkier.td.tiek
ets of the .denornination cif , one ninetieth
of a dollar, equal to tine penny.specie..
• The- minutes of October I, .1789, con ! .
min the copy of a letter, from Thomas
Willing,Esq.:Preiident of the Bank, to
Alexander Ilamiltow — Seeretary - of-t be-
Treasury,.from which I have taken the
following extract: • ' '
_"We find,, and - daily experience edn'
vinces,_. that there . Is . much leirrisk
`of imposition. by.the counterfeiting of
our paper; than 'of the gold:and , silver.
. now - currenl
are so-. manY-hBSe-pieCeS-Welrtnacie,lattd_
.current, thatit_ is_z nardly . possittle_for2a
person to receive it withontlois, though
,infOrmed-- It is a:truth that
we have destlroyed; the last—yea-i-4,-
Ap:tlie full amount' of twenty - thottpand
.diallars,.offered to us in payment as-gold
-and-silver." • • -
:=:_Th - a - e - eitt - ritc,t7S - ftirniah us "with the ex
perience-.or.ouri forefathers lon thesiib — ..-
ject of paper. and -specie, which it • will
be wellior_us_to_remember its the,course
of this_discussioo-, '
The resolution before the committee,
. intended as a measure of hostility to
- 111 - e - b - anlss, will prove abortive; the ar- -
• raiv_willifall_shitir ti=o
• - „banks'wilt - rintissue -- one - dollar less on
-thatsincewito-borro_w, Of ,
" - the in', - irtliertaiiii - nr:ntitattriVe - dol tat
notes, will.be gladio.get ten dollar notes. '
'When the Bank of England Avis chard
ter,ed irt-1694, the same cry. of monopoly
'was urged'against: cre a tion. - This
I7es w, _the
measure f - ait • abridgment . of their over:..
Av,helnriingipbvirer. - .:J.tiey PerceivedAhat.'
' ei‘s - in,Vvialth and influence
with themselveS. - ,TheT.were
.The--commerce of-the 'country, whia
they-were too Slothful, ton aristocratic
to cultivate, we's then at aTovit ebb; , but
brthe Stimulai.to industry, which .the
bank, soon .di ff used •,n
ver- the whole-na
on, anniaduites*ga - n_tojintirish,...and,
ilie-canyasS=6F-Grea - t-Britaity - fo-whiten
every ocean, 'in every...quarter of the
globe. From' that, period in this, the
wealth, the power, and the greatne4s of
.the British empire, h'as been constantly
on.the increase, until-they. ha've attained
an eminence surp'assed byino nation on
earth. • .
.A bank, in its simple elements, is.bni
_atrasso . ciAtiottaf - intliyillualsT --p
-Pifisnoflending money. A charter guar:
antee•s•to , the .- .Stockholder,„that he . shall
riot be• made liable for more' than the
stock he.subecribe.;; . and is as much a
matter of convenience to the public, as
to liiinself,sitic . e. the claimants. , on .the
Bank can, with greater facility and cer
tainty, assert their claims, by suing, an
uniti Av hi c h7a7corpion
suing individuals difficult to be 'deSig
noted. • •
A bank is invaluable to young trader's
of fair reputation. I t enables them to
enter into -competition with their more
- weft l ty - nog i ors, pr ortune - ail or
rame. Were it not for the facilities thus
_affo rciedLta_m eriLa n ter p ize, _the_
:bu.,iness of the country ,would, be con,
fined-to a few capitalists, who would
purchase on their own terms,, and sell
only for •eztraiagant profits:: 'Fite far-
Mer would receive leSs- for,his produce,,
and pay higher for thoSe necessaries he
_wants in return: . -
- Banks prevent
.robberies. , I"t is, no
. myself..--on this 2floor,_that f6r
some years before *the establishment of
the Ol- bank of the United:States, , in'
1791, robberies were
,of such frequent
occurrence, that two or three burglaries
in .a single night were, not uncommon.
Our highways were inested`by thieves,
iancl_our farm.houses frequently- despoil:-
ed. T I)6 B_a9 it_stf_Nri eth_AM eri ca-w as
then the, oply one in existence, and,as it
was -but -little understood, people were
not in the 'habit of depOsiting their po ,
ney_ in itssvaults for.safel-keeping.• „
• When •the Bank vasrechartered in
1787,_the JO •13rackenird was_
-a-repre,sentative fr m-Alleghenyr-in-the
held ,in Philadelpht left: home a
deAermined.enemy of Ahe Bank. He arrif
his constituents had formed those horri
hie ideas of itsmickechiess,- which many
think, or affect -to entertain of the banks
.of the present- day., , Some imaFhiect
that it`Mas,compoaed of, a- bank of ban
ditti, who inhabited-caves on Ihethinks
• .f_lhe-Dela-Marerlitrm - --irlierirce - they - a - aLT
lied forth to rob - hen roosts, and per
petralq: other depredat-ions`on the lives
and praperty of 'hely quiet neiglihors.—
From their suPriol'ed . residence -on' the.
margin of the,Delaware; was derived in
the conception, of those honeacountry
people,. the .fiarrie 'of hunks. The Repre•
..sentative I hav'e named,: pursued his
*Slow, and '6autiou's - eourse - towards the
.City,lemittiringVasfheTadvanced,. into the
doings, of this ...young monster, - But
Brackeuridge . was not a man 'to be long
imposed Upon"; 'be remained:hut a short
time in•the infected city, - when-mangre
the,iroiructions and fears of his consti-.
tuents, he became one* of the-mnst pow-.
erful - ad.vocates for , recliaFtering . tho
banli s and it was accordingly rec hart ered, •
been courteou,sly Call , '
iiiii6Kri - j4,members of this
,aftee haying paid for their
'privileges,' and • they :do not ,transcend
their .powera, they sho.uld :be:coral/1y
deprived of their charters, who.,are'then,
this robbers? -- The batikor tlinse whq
despoil 'Them of theii , liOxsk )I,,ut ) . 'say,
these'nrietnbera; deal ray'
but. only .to regulate the - Banks. . That
is, LsuppOie,, only. to cut - off Their arms:
and legs, ad 'then let 'them -
they, can. • :
-L_But , we_-_hkve—other__propositiotiS thati
the one .now under consideration,.placed:
on our, files, for futureaction, and .ema,
nating frorri-the same quarter,froni =the
'woods . of Susquehanna!'• 'We are to .
have,it seetna. but ten banks in the - state,
With a • ciPitTil- of three millions-each;
`thuscrafting off nearly One_ half of our
_present circulation Now,
Men reflected on the effects of this-mea. •
sure?- Onthe - misery_attd"..4siss to indiv,i ,„
duals, and to the public, Which anust ,
FeYu. m•- calling. o ut — orc
many Inillipns---of our ctierency? •
sca t-p6ssible to-believe _that _the _ail
ocatea'__of__ 4 . h is-r4ipou -projict--can--be!
serious. - But where : are-the ten banks to
• - • lielticated?:.., -doulikless-be al-.
lotted to St .r _i_s•Riehanna`county,iiid it may
*be-Convenient fivlie - delegalelrom that
. coUnty — , (A. ••11. - 12bad,)•10:2 be its. Cashier.
Another will . doubtless go to Indiana
county;' and one may find its way to
WE ate if the
. intesbarre, to gladden:the heart 01 ne
delegate-from - Luzerne. : But. \vhere-will
yon-plant--the remaining sevenTFlNCTiii
can be- expected' to doinesticate i:n •this,
city-ofabomin - ations—tiiii- - -- - ftfa - iiit=lioun&
city of speCulators -and robl4rs,"--4his
:'gang' of - foul spirits-t-this city of 'Mer
chants, whose-counting houses are their
elm - Idles; wilidse money is their God; and
whose ledgers de aced ledgers of course,
the delegate from fidiana twill - tindei
_Standme,) - whose ledgers are - bin - b. - Bi- . _
bles:? . Allow me, once for all, to ob_sert e
Bank: aSsuredly, did' ;not. apply to -the,
printers: - --laut-the-printersi)ike all - other
that the intidbifaiit'S of this some' wicked
- - borrowers,---aPplied applied---to--the--Bank,-and--.
-city, ilave_ thirty. niiiitafiSTOf - d - ollaei' in;
improvements- were ireated- - in the - Same ., Manlier. If
vested in your internal
&c.. they. offered satisfactory paper,Th'ey . were
yonettienpikes, rail road, canals, E•tc.-
aecoMaiodated; if not, their applications r.
--and no small portion of the revenue of
were ,rejected. . I believe. the Batik has
the Statels drawn froth the same source-:'
suffered-loss_by _them; .but. that - the .
I could name an indiVidual. now on this
floor, who, besides oilier investments
. of sumg•borrowed were regularly repaid. -
the•land,:th at prod.ute
,hi m some rune . As a former Director of thaflnstitutiOni .'.
iias4ne hundred. tti ousanditliil- - -I
tars-invested in_ imProvemenis . r of - . ac: to the integrity of. all these-operations.
ltaowledged utility 'to.; the State,' froni . ....rectalleet that.one of those'printers ac- which he derives not one cent of income.
companied liis-applic - ation with a written - '
I miglit'also point yom. attention to our declaration that he was opposed 6
dharitable -.institutions, :. our . numerous. Bank. and , whether the . loan•wakgranT
associations for the promotiori_of know. ehis_op. .
ledge ofid science, and for the'ren'tif le - asked, •
suffering humanity:- To these and other 'He re.. .
a few of the "gang;' so called, devote. !gate has
"nearly•the. whole of 'their time; and for "ere made '•
the promotion of such objects...give.away. to T . hornas Biddle: implying, of courke,
more than some of their envious slim. that the borrower had: been improperly:
derers are worth ; or ever will be., Yet favored. The factsorthe case are these:,
_Government had paid off a large
is the city, 'and these:are the men
- amount, arits stock, held by the Bank,
to whom •are ascribed, by the delegates
from SUsquehanna•;indiana and Luzerne;• and it became: a matter of concernment
.the--.-opprobrioats-.epithets.- wit 4..114. have. to fi.h.tf some irfkrnedir.tte....eniPlarnent. _for_
quoted: . ''.
ave stopped spetthisaddition A
o the funds of the Bank.
__ _But ;the, .banks h
Several, -persons were applied to, and
paymentS ! the wicked. ingrates ! .But among, others T. Itiddle,_:..H.e was .i.
.have not the people? and has not the go, broker of high; reputation: was in the .
vertment? , • • habit of employing large sums in his
Tlre - delegate-fro'm-the-coutitc .
Ingersoll,)-stated, in his nlace,lliat -So probity, ineans,• and punctuality, the
utmost reliance'•.coOlcr be placed. To -
.percent had had lately been paid for money.
hiiii, -- (tieri . lare, - a femporary - liaaii - lir - d.A --
"[hen are Our banks the best remedy for,
Made,: and ample i security obtairied.-_ ,
money, for ,they.cannot .chalte-Lnore
than:Six per cent. . 'When the regular business of the Bank •
enabled the Direct
-ft is made the subject .of complaint' Ors to use these funds,
in ordinary, discounts,. the
. money was.
that the issnes of 'the banks are irregu
dematikled-,, and. returned,, together with,
_that they sometimes lend,profuselY;
the interest; In this •tra nsactibn, the -:---
and then very sparingly., As well. may
gentlemen complain Of the-variations of Batik was -- its - inunh obliged to Thomas
the-seasons;-aticts_that-ionr`-wrote-rs-do-not_Biddle, a's •Thoprias Biddle was to the-
Batik. '.• A loan to - Charles . Biddle has:,
yield crops of cotton and grain, as well
likewise been the subject orcriticispi.
as our summers. - When produce -is
• It: is suffioient for me' c, say, in relatio ' .-
brought to market, money is wanted to
lb that loan, that he -was.at the tiin .a.,
pay for it; when the season for business
Director of one of our - city banks and ' .
is-over, nioneyceases. to lie is equal de
that the motley he borrowed,,wayfor the
mand. About twelve.to fifteen hundred
thousand bales of 'Catton are brought
use of that • batik, at a- perid .6f public •
-annually '-to our- sea ''ports.--',"The- . Banks
then-called-:on;-an -` ey-lend-io - ac,
- 10 ~h at all times- willing. to render neceSiary°
assistance to any of the other bail - Its. On 4
commodate the dematiol/ ' The shippers
draw upon tleeir EurOpean earrespon-
another occasion,, ; , a conSiderable loan
dents, and the Banks are repaida was made to aperso.n wholield'a- . high
t h e . si ate . : ef. station. as a public
public officer. - ' He called at '
the Bank, and :Wedged - that Congress .•
Kentucky sends, .annually, to the - At
rtien,wilhout making an•appeopria-' .
untie States live -stoek--as-horses,- ,had
""tion-,.t0- 'enable- him - to7pay - a - Stapulated - . ---,-
m illes,Tcc. , tiLthe. vt — iflue of two milli's:Ms
• sum to certain - India - with - Whom he
Id dollAies. The_banks there furnish the
-had negotiated a treaty: for there - Linda;
mean's of payment to a.. class _of men who
with whom he fipprthended' diffit. ..
purchaSe• of the farmer's. The Banks' .and
culty, as he -would not be -able to make •
are repaid by _drafts_ on eastern met.
chants, who, in turn,'"are provided for byilen\ comprehend, why he could not pay • -
le--- - e . ;/ them according to contraet.. The -amount ..
the arrival of the stock:" In. a sing
.required ' was- adyanced..l4 the _Bank, -
tablishment in. Cincinnati, onto thousand
hogs„are slaughtered Idaill, during the , which. waited- until Congress, 'at their .
season, and in that city,
.t here arese\eral
loanc.,Avi -eiaaid. . - .Another
ney is, of course, wanted for these one,.
olds a . i'lleinatt7whO pow -. .
rations,- and the, same pracess takes ,„.hlArnst and cOnfi- -
place. So : with our Millers; they want dente. in the government, who was, at
vheat, and reimburse -the- the time,-and I believe' has always - been,
ale of tfieliT - Honr: 'When one - of f the Banit'..s - onrionents - . -- ' ----,-- • --:--
nooney o is.watited,.the banks lend When ' I--should notfeel myself warranted thus --
it is not wanted,. they cannot lend. It-is to speak of these several loans, had. it .
.their intdests to-keep-their not. -been for- the charges -of - partiality
means unemployed: • .k ---' .. ..
_. and political. faioritism; so often urged ° ,
against the instittrtion; and,l ana'aure if , _ •
But the- monster,-. tt ;Bank olthe ID.
the - parties Were sloir irfniY heiiiiii, they
States! that bane of lir prOslierity:•L:
. Wou Id excuse the?) liberty, I - 7 - takein : thus . •
That same monster was going- on :very
Usefully and.harnilessly, in thelaursuit to these.improper
may no .be transactions.::, -••: .',. •
A. , .
Of its, lawful occupations, when General
nother fact .ii.
to Mention.' •. AJnajorit of ~the Dit•ec,.
Nisk.S.on took: it into his head 'to confer
a head on_ the •Poparnoutti..branch, and tors or the Batik were 0 iginallyjadlcson-- ,
tc,'signify, tbrough_ liN,. friendship, his men, and hid actindli!given theie votes
this .notect . perSon. - if they. iiectime •
'desire for other changes in the adininiS. I for
imi , 1 otherwise , it was . i ns ,fault ,. not theirs.
[ration of its Conee.,l7FlS. - He was not
tifia:"Hel iiiidlireviCitiSly--,.-Spoke-o-:oell: It:sliotild-be-remembered-also,-thitti7.ilie
administration appointed five-outnif . the ' .
ortlie , .' bank-4e now 'became iis deter=
which the board c'onsistedi. „ •
Mined, enemy—be : first flattered . ; and twenty five of w
'ii , s, :Ant politics .formed no - part Orate •btisi , .
tftens:ailiied for favors. But the lady
ness of the bank.. In-their loans;:atid in , :•-
cky . -she had no fancy fora .more • inti-•
their-appoifittrients,:to 'office, theenquiri.
inate"connettion,Tatid - then - came tife-det
ofwat .. ! , l i .mtist tie admitted,' never was as to the, pulitical,qininus, Of . _ •
idIWIP SERIES; F'OL. 2.—Xe. S.
said the President, 'that the Bank' hi s
failed in the great end for which it - was • •
established—a -uniform and- soithd--, cur--- •
i•ettcy . ." ; But our troinestic exchanges
were th o, on an average, throughout
the. cou try, _at
_ab , put one half, of one
-per cent., and iv afte - r - W - thi.±ds gradtially,
rose to. 5 per cent, 10.1 per •cent, and . -
per Cent: and from Tennessee rernittun
ces to Philadelphia reached 25. per cent.
remiutit. The removal•of thedepcisites •
gave - tliefirst - itnpulae; and the "usflen
•Oon of specie payments added to the:, -
- troubled -- wave.. Generarn - Cligo - 11 ---- 7 - •
'had sworn it 'tremendous oath that he
•tvottliFwAtig-off - th - e - Ace - ck --- Sink'
,--and lie selddm wavered.i is plirpose.
_years, - anti who was also my_„
friend, said of hini.,.-"I never in-all myl,
life,-knew ; -that--man. to-tiiidertake - any
thing, gootr_Or ""bad,. that'. he Would not-
persevoreln, withoitt --regard. tO-.conse- • -
quences - ' . He_ did: so--perseverei - until -
:his measures destroyed the best currency '•
any nation was .ever . blessed with, and •
brought ruin on• thotpEands. ' • ..• • -
This little matter of 'neck
- N - a - S — a very- natural conception. 'The:.
General _was-known -to-be-game,-.and -has --
- lcuir - sustained -- -the ---- repUtatitarpf - _isemr - .
one ort he best cock fighters in. the Chris- .
lii.n.t-corn rpulnity,c,.,,,--,,,--,;-- ~,_„..„:
It was \ long *a * charged upon the
Bank, that it I 'it money to.,printers;
i(:id the crithina ion has been revived. on
t )e flonr of
.this House. And - why, - let
nie ask, should not - the loans of the . Bank,
esterida - to priniers, as well s - .to' any
-ather-class-of---ottr fellow c-iti;,....., - ~...----