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will prey(' entirely ellicadonSi Not only
gni this act rectify the printiii(e of the aos- .
sessutents but its prdviefons Went much
By tlid del of 1810, it iOas pitottided that
in asdertaining the valuation of WA. Es . -
tate, on' which the state tax was_ chargeable,
0141.M:tit - mut of indriddges and other incont
brances-was fitsl io be tledneted. - rlly the
. act of 1841 the precise date .of which I
am:now unit the
is ref ealedi end the valuation of lteiil Es
tatti for the •purpose• of state taxation is
liereafter to be' made without reference to
incumbrances; monies Mortgage,•pay
ing.a tax in the hands of the imirtgagee.
.There can be little 'doubt ,that thiS provi
sion alone will materially increase the pro
duct of the tax of 1810.
I do not desire to obtrude my opinion a§
to the' probable result of these enactments..
'''''They received the careful consideration of
hegislature F :AVere. well- fff:iturvd, and..
: are belieVed to be most it ipertuty in thole
____necessary ''reSults, . The ..Committee or
• Weys and IVleatisTi tithe Muse of:keine
eentatives exanained this stibject, carefully,
MI ontheir judgments on this point, full.
reliance Should be placed. They estiniat
i4 the product of the-laic inuler - this re-'
wised system, as at least 1400,000 dollars.
In this•estiniate 1 entirely
Under the act. of 1810, thus, rendered
---2efieettiat,- unless the-ill est-reasonable ea
.-fatiens,fail, the Sum of- twelve - humlred
thoutimid doff:lra-is secured to the:Treasury
tho form of taxation., ThiS is' strictly'
pledged to the .rayment Of interest on the
public. debt. •• ' ' -
w r • • '•
.It mow be sho - w7i — nrlot - otbei --
Sources of revenue designed for' interest
purposes; havebeen opened by the late Lie
gislature. They : wall-be found. to be most
abundant. afest hoWCver be
v.(!i , v 49.
. sorted . 'With eitreine;relifetance. -11:11eY .
• -niere•regavled a 3 measuies . of
• unjust•taxation-,-so that • orgeift
.• . as ‘wai - the necessity which •exaeteil new
--- refentief neither - my-colleagues-nor--my • -__
• self tloniolit ourselves autborized tfa Vigo
for such .os .4 thiiy...!•-areolieb•
roduct ve ness- oug I Li-to •lic. ta led
• This can only'be done - -in the fain of es-•
-- timatesbuyestimates . --,carefuly
tiously inade.2l „ • •
' lilttocore the- tax on collateral iitheri
. Lances has - 116n habitually :red. alinost
vowedly evaded. - Its product diiring,.the .
Jasti scal,ycar"was 23,458 dollar., bin 27
making any returos;•: 'An ••ner
'_ , passed this session-to' Secure' its . coilFetion
increase this product during the , cur- -
' reorvear to 30,00-0-dollars. • •
• • Tlie: auction duties • told • commissions
during the last year amounted to. 96,107
dollars. 'By an act of this session the aim
-arm system - has been. fully.revised and ex
tended, and the estimaled.revenue from this
&Vette nvey_be stated at 110,000 dollars:
Swett-, - Exphange,..and - Bill 'Brokers are
. _ to pay an amount. annually for
- • fieenSrA. This is a Sinallinatter, but :May,
' - be-staft.4.4--5ay,3600 . 411:1r5. .
1 new come to the- taxes authorized by
the act of 41.1i'May, 1811, entitled "an act
to provide revenue to meet the demands on
. the Treasury, to pay - domestic creditors of
the state and for other purposes;"_and have
• on he'sitation in expressing my firm
dictiOnfiat.if the taxes authorized, by. that.
kith t e faithfully collected, as 'Tani etiiiff-.
• dent they will be; they alone ‘Ol,l-amotint
seven_ hundred. thoesanddollarg : : " •
• • I Itave rio d'oubf liatement will st i+
• ...-prise those %Anse attention being onlyili
lyreeled to the provisions 'of tl4e bill so •far
as they affect - the banks, has
,not been at
tracied by its far more - important enact- .
ments. I make thiS estimate with entire
. confidence. •
,of June, 1•8 - 40 - ; - .
a tax-is imposed upon-persons, trades, oc-:
.ettpations and 'callings of one mill
every thaw of,theact - ii - Lll valiie"tlicreiif ===
By the •q.th seetiohof the Revenue Bill,this
tax is increased to,oneeent in the dollarer
to ten tunes the,amonnt of ,last year's tax.
• This - item 'alone ought to render 350,000
dollars, nor have. any doubt that it
By the act of - 4tlt of. March, 1824, :ind
~. its several supplements,. vendersef foreign
• merchandize were. classified 'and required
according to the amount of sales to pay a
graduated license tax—the maximum of tax
• .was fifty dollars--the minimum „ten dol
. largest amount of sales Con
templated was but 50,00,0 dollars. :The
• - product - ,Of - ihetax- under-these-laws 'during
. the.l;TX:fiseal year was 81,071
'The Revenue Bill extends this' tax to
dealers in domestic as 'well as in foreign
• ' inefelraiid _w hit__ certain__ speui fled
ceptTons and :modifications, land' altering
th'c elasSilieation• contemplates the mast
' mum of sales at 300,000 dollars, and the .
maximum of tax at two hundred dollars.
It may be safely estimated • that the addi
taxation thus antherized will not 'be :
. less thatt,:tso,ooo dollars—making an ag-,
gregate revemle from this seem of at least
- • thVo tuntlied-•,,and-thirty,thousand
,relation to. the tax • imposed by. this
act o*offkt er under the state and under
. corporations created.hy the•state, I am im-,
able, St•this time to form . • more, than . a• ge
• aeral, estimate.
hundred dollani is chargeable with a tax
of two per cont. ! on the_amount, thereofe7-•
The‘• - ameunief the ',tax
istate,:: : may perhaps Ile
salaries paid by corpo- ,
"I**.pno emoluments ireeeived under
. .i . •,... : ,l.:•;Lifx'i,*44:their:varied . fiirtha-; . municipM
ineln4ed r cannot .ea . say be 'ascot:-
. ••.' ';,,CiOtid ; .:,,liti3si, Mies l'aritouni tn r a very large.
city . pays
'20;000 - g0114131.itt: salaries - nuntionts
rr i p* . 4o4.liist . teak it, the city
cats se teeNY; titnni .'sits Or eight
molarn.l, ;de ars: 7 :110, average of, salaries ,., paid Insiiiinen.cipanies may
lie lie thousand
be. : seere:,hOw
•• . i
throughout the .commonwealth. own
; estimate, given rieridy:as my own and eOu l
lecturally ' that , this tai. - will produce at
least 1130,000 dollars, ' I '
I • Thus, gentlemen, by
; the 'legislation of
this session for:the - purpose. of nialt,taining
inviolate the public faithoirtw revenue to'
an amount tint less ti0n'•,1,400,000 dollars
has been secured, and ihe.
may 4°1111(1( . '4 rely on • aggregate, of
revenue derived - froM litxaliatt alone_ and
spocirteally `pledged .to the maintenance of
the public credit of more than 2,100,000
•dullars,:as follows :
• • Doltiers.
Taxes under cietall "Jan.:l'Blo, 1,200,000
Taxes untl6r . luct May 4, 1841, • 710,000
Anoint' duties anti commissigns, 110,000
Unilateral htlteritattee Taxes, . 30,000
and Pedlars, . 4,800
Tax_onsysitS,__:.______....:._____,___ L.... 39 ?go_
'Tavern Licenses,. . . • . 50,090.
Broker's taxes, • • -
Taxes; on .Bank divitleirds., . 100,000
'l'dtal ane t id-re v'tie Ivo Ili taxes, • 1,240,80 i)
'Thus,it will be seen by the action of the
Legislature whirlr has just 'tidjourned„-and
on .whose ac's so much censure has been
either ignorantly or . - wantintly bestowed,
that a very. large amount of peripanent.re,
venue has -been secured, and thine too at a
period Of unprecedented pecuniary ernhar
fassinent- throughout. the country .
The miium: of interest on the , present
debt - , will not exceed in any event k1,050, - -
-000 - dollars , --leaving a surplus of• taxkre-
Ventre accortlidgjo tbe preceding estimates
of u r
_ly 300,000 dollars. • -
hope you apd tlic pdblie will be :s'atis; .
'tied that the late Legislature-has done much
'very much, to discharge its. responstbiJity,
Of the Revenue Bill and itS..relations tl i
' the currency and, thelliMks,l have no wish,
TRFkifif tsjiefore no - KO=
'..lts provisionS;:ltave, I believe - , Tbeicin
~."0- 4 Atti;:.***1144.00444- 4 ,44- t i- 4 10- 4 :!
your inquiriess to ralate meraY - Nlietnat - L - •
ter of taxation, I leive wo n t iced my:tuts:wet
,w.liolly.teAltat point. 1 . ftiel assured that
have satisfted you that whatever may be
' Our opinions as to the modes 'of taxation; '
weitive securTd - abundatirrevetittein7aie- -
gitiniate way; Mul done our thity-.insus
tainiwr the , intbliweretlit. .•
:• - o:tu:retuark, and but otie,in conclusion:
Itlias !nit% trititi?le of sineereregret--to-4-
.se,rve , the prevalence of an - opinion - foun . ded
inignoi'ance ainl Often uttered hi levity, that
Onr:state•credit:has (Nen" fatally: impaired
and thaCthe: state - 4ligatiobs' will -not te.
met... I venture ,to say that no one .
Who has. given ..utteranee . to •this opinion
has taken the trouble to ascertain from
proper sources of informatioc what .the Le
gislature-has done-or left undone. No Le
gislature ever did more under equal- em
.barrassment, mid I earnestly repel the im
putation which is so, lightly cast on 'Penn
sylvania'.' Show me any 'state in the Union
which -has done what Pennsylvania has
done within the last two years: she :las
raised by direct taxation Atop than enough
to pay,theinterest on a debt of nearly for.tY
millions . .. Lam prouder of Pennsylyania
than eVer. " •
1 have thehonor to be, very truly. yours;
I'. 8. I may take occasion hereafter to
show further the action of the state with
reference to its credit. • •-
The following is the letterof Quiernor
-Potter.to_the.fantily,of.:Alte Joe Preshluot,_
written agreeably to a resolution of the Le-,
Otlature :. • ,
Harrisburg, April 7, 1841.
To the Family of Trillion. Henry !Kari
. son, tale President. of the U. Slates.
Impressed with feelings of the deepest
sorrow by •the bereavement which has de
r prived the. family.. of the late President 'of a
and father, and the nation of (Me of its Most
distinguished'.citizens, I , comply with the
request - Of - tho - °nein EAssern y o ---repre
sentingtheireemen:of the commonwealth
of Pennsylvania, and enclose their pro=
ceedings, adopted upon receiving the Me
lam:holy intelligence that the President of
the -United States was-no more.'
•The heavy loss wnieh,liy.this dispen
sation. of Divine ProVidenee, has. , fallen
upon the family of the-late--President,--is
mitigated, as far as by human means it can
be 'Mitigated, by the condolence and sym,. •
pathy-of the whole nation, in' which the
people of this tommontirealtli, with — ono
der the weight• Otitis affliction by the hopes
and MisoNons that spring from an entire
•reliance upon our Almighty Father.
I have the honor to be ,
Your obedient Servant, •
~• • . 'DAVID " IL — PORTER.
We' learn from Oolonel Todd, that, on
his way to his :residence in this county,
week,' he, in performance of a sacred ,
: called upon the venerable widow
our lamented deceased 'President. Whits!:
- there; - -he-was-invited - by that lady to _a con-
sultation with herself and her-only remain
ing son as_ to: theldtimate depository-of the
. her Aistirigeished and' .beloved
huabond--4he 'Great...and Good President.
It was iletcrniined,'at. this 'consultation; to
removesihe romains:Animediately to North
Bend, to be deposited upon a beauliftil and
elevated natural .motutd; . where the Monu
ment. may be seen fer.several'Miles up and.
down:the Ohio river. . *._:There;
the traveller of distant . ages -will be refresh . -
ed -by a' visit to thetomb of the warrior,
why was never 'defeated4. of the Pdtriot,
who (tied poor; and of the . Statesman,
who, from the(protid height of President,
a - stat strueLi its,: . sphere,
•eoVered: with , glory and'renowit.”--Maelby
• AN . ,.4tC
.fferating to Banks, and for, other prO-
Section, ti• ite it enacted, &c,,Thatfiom
and afterlitefirst 'day of - July next, it shall
ceivable on tlopoSite, epeeial or general,
under ';4'penalty of five dollars for every , -
certificate-so issued - or- roe& ved;. to be - re- .
covered as debts Of like amount are by. law
recoverable, fur the rise of the
ing therefar. And - the 'said .bank shall be
liable for any, such - issuo alrealyinade,'as
if the same were'rnade payable on-demand;
and. were in the form of a bank Mite; 'Pre-
Ifte - d, that nothing: . cafitainad is thii act
shill .be construed_ so as' to ..prevent Ake
banks of this
or re-issuing the !totes authorized . by the
act entitled, "An - act. to provide revenue - to
meet the demands un thc - Treasary,and lirr
other purposes," passed the fourth of May,
-one thousand eight hundred and forty-one
A.pproved sth May, 1841. ,
Fepm 110.: Boston Atlas Extra, or lay 19
Aurtvot of the -- ..Stcam-sliip . C*-
- ciOniq '
Presideizi,not heard from—'—dtfeat of the
.Miglishittinistry 7 -4mportant
moue- 7 —Sbolition . of' the Corn_ Laws.
The cannon of the Steamship Caledonia,
Capt . . James McKellar, annetniecd, her ar
rival early ibis - Morning iu the -Bay. At
half-past-five O'clock she passed- the end of
'Long wharf, and in A few Minutes was.
fastened at her , moorings at East - Boston.
The intelligence-she brings is- not of much
importance,-With the, exception'of that
•lating to,tiie unfortunate President, of-which
1.11063 is NO itanwonNdn, ukcep,ting ru
mors, of which. the papers are filled. The.;
Caledonia left : Liverpool on the afternoon
Of..the fourth in w, and bronglirLondon -pa
pers up to the evening of the .third;and
liverim - OF - paper..s, tip :to' the- date or the
fourp.. The•cotton marltet was depressed;
Miter was money 4narkei'liAti 1
From . China we have:no no,
gcnce. The EngliA•papera; aetiordbig co.
their .politics, insist.that the Chinese war
is ended; or is ityno - wiso - near -- nwentling.7
adherents -of—tho.'Ministry strongly •
urge - the absoltite - certainiy that; all further
hostilities with the Celestial Einpire 71iave
foreverceas - e - d i . -While - --tbe -Tory-and the
liadical. Mate in 'ridiculing . thaidea. •1 ., •
The - intelligence from Eastern Europe
still..wears an unsettled and troubled aspect.
The reluctance'im the Tart of the Christian
:inhabitantsof,Candia to be compelled once
more - to subjection tb• the Turkish yoke,-
stilt threatens to prove a serious obstacle
to the adjustment of that 'question. It isA
matter that the Christian' otentates of Eu
rope fear to press in opposition to the
knonin Wishes of Christian Caudill,: and
the abhorrence with which the ideaUf for-,
cing Christians into unwilling .slavery is
regarded by their
!pie Americans in- London, on receipt of
the news 'ortbe death of President-Harri
son, held -a meeting, on ,which. Mt. Steven
son,- our Minister-presided, and Col. Thor,
mit . Aspinwall anted as Secretary. 'Reso
lotions were adopted: and - directed to be
transmittetrto Mrs. Harrison.
Major General Sir Joini Harvey has
been appointed Couninander-in 7 chicf of the
island of 'Newfoundland and its aependen
The 'Stearnihip Aeadia arrived at
_pooton Alte evoping,of the Ld inst., having
performed her passage in fifteen days from
Bokon and twelve-from .11alifax. The
_Aeadia-_beaLtheAritish Queen by more
than two days in her pass'age out.
PARLiAMENT was' still in session,. • but
does not appear to have accomplished much
business since its coming together after the
Easter holidays. Lord Morpeth's 'Regis
tration Bill was still under discussion, and,
accord ing,--to-- the --Times„Tory,_ more ob
noxious by alterations than ever .to the
',--,,l'he-41.ittistry.have_...however, met with
much difficulty in pressing this bill through
Nrliarttent, and it is doubtfiil Wl — her it
will pass in any shape. On • the evening
of the 2fith; the Minis.trfreceived a signal
defeat,.on a motion relative to the very first
clause of the. bill. The majority against ,
the .N 1 inietry Was 21, k very, largo and al
The close of the Easter holydays broke
upAtio.retirement.of thv Court at Windsor.
The Queen and Prince Albert arrived at
Buckingham Palace soon after five o'clock
4ii - Wedtiesdarafternoon - , - Itra - :earriage and
four, escorted by a party o 1 Hussars. The
Princess Royal follokved with her attend-.
'ants in a separate carriage; and three ether
suite. • • .
The Queen held a drawing;room at' St:
James' Palace. Her Majesty. and 'Prince,.
Allnirt arrived at St. James' at little. befor'e
two,,o'clock,from Buckingham.lace, es
anted by a party of the household' troops:
They were received by the Lord
'berlain arid- the Lord Steward, by 'whom
they were, conduCied to - the — Reyal closet.
The Dutchess of Kent and suite; and the
Duke of Cambridge and suite arrived short
ly' after. •
Before the .drawing-ream, the 'Queen,
according to annual . Custoni,. received a de
putation from ~C hrist's hospital, •leaded
by . Alderman Thoinpsen r and•accomPanied
fty'fortk bap, educated' in King Charles'
the .Second's 'Mathernatical School.
ings and charts by the boys were exhibited'
for the Royat:dppiobation:
The :Queen. anti -,Prince Albeit and . the
rest alike ' , Koval, party then' apaireo, td. the
•• thrOnelooinantl,: recetved...-Bie. diplomatic'
circle; and then the general,raeption eetn..
',in f enced.• The`attenitarioi:: thin, and
no name in tbd.list, of thoptiinseiiied:chal
;I) A.i . il.ctir..Ptieetrizi4'o4.nnisentri 7.
. 9(tlienl4.44ioi , iii.liciiAon,, 0.166 iwisidenee'
of. the ; ' Americarw ., Minieter, on Saturday 'the.
10k...'.4.:: 1 4kii1ii . 1.4710 ., icti*P010.640'W. Of.
r t OtP#o4o (.- Ot#Cr i g 4 , l 7o4 - Ne*C . iihj
ei--vii i:-': , 0.14'..:,.N..*.v*,!.0:,. 4.3.x: .. 0:30 -:*.v, a 0.1.1-:-o***,*
oti ; motion...the' Anierican Minieter,• was
retiutisteil 'to 'preside, and, il►e. American
Consul,. col. 'rlioinas 'Aspinwall, to act as
.. , • ' .- -
On taking the chair, Mr....Ste'Venson sta
ted very.lirielly. the .object of the .Heeling.
He hatlesseMbled his ceutittyman; he said,
'for the ptirpose , of performing a solemn - and
impressive:duty,.which he was quite..s,urc,
could not fail. to ,he gratifying to '.every -it.-'
merioini . heart. It tiiiiii . -to: express their
deep sympathy?arid regret
,for the, loss
which their country had •sustained in the
death of its Chief .Magistrate;,and - to. pay
the 003 Aribiito of respeetio his .memory
which it was in their power to offer.. That
.wl - tilSt their whole country were indulging,
with one accord, their feelings of grief and
respect for jhis .national bereavement, It
- was duet themselves; as. American chi'',
zoos in a yreign country;lto add, theAfo
,--Mage--ai Ar--respect r and_.taminglLAlicis_
sympathies with- thoso,of,,Aboir_. common
country. Nowhere,, probably could. - this
- with more proprietylb,e'done than - in- the
house Of the representative of the Anieri
,•ThenbihsioniiVlr: - . Stevenson
said, was.- I Che which, forbade everything
like stoffied eulogy:- If'behinged leis to
disenssion than to - .feeling, and he4hould,
'therefore not attempt to - cipress. bywords
what ho wad very C:onfident the heartO of,
all present would Anuch better supply.--71
'When Abey reflected, however,, upon the I
peculiar eireurnstaiiceO: under 'which ..this
death hail_ taken place -741 w. It AVadfilie first i
instance in the history. of 'their !unitary in
which its chief magistrate had died during
the period of servicc;- that he had been cut
off in the- first moment:of his .elevation to•
power,' and in -a manner so . 8 . utlil e 0 -and :u n
eXpected-Li t was indeed 'calculated to in , ,
crease the foree of:their sympathy, and to
mark with a :deep sense the, uncertainty of
_heinatlifr„andiliti instaltil ity")( all ii 0 man
pursuits.. It was a striking instance of
savidentinljulerftrettee-..h _the, Orairs-ef
and well calculated - Au .reaeli- the licar:s - - of
- The. 2 -follawing,--t4solittigns „were then
submitted by him tellia meeting,
.1. lics.olvetl, Thai the .citizens - of, the
n igd - S al zi aciiirpic ti 01 - 0 - ve — xce v ed
ivitlakelings of tldep sctisihilti ., ta I
intelligence of-tiro:suddciadcatliTil-VV i
1 nry • Harrison, President_ of the United
'tales . , which took place 'op-Ate .4th' of
Aprilot_tho seat of the Fcderal:goVcrnntent. -
Resolved; That, as a-mark of respect
for. the. memory. of the tiedeaSed; we . will.
wear badgesof nietirning for. three months,
tad &Ili( IsCreconmiended to . our
iymen atiroad toAto the'. same. -
s copies of these resolt:
tious and proceeding :4 be transmitted to
Mrs. ilarrisonovitli our sincere 'condolence
n the _late
_afflicting bereavement by Divine
These resolutions being read; Gen: Hari
Ikon rose to second them. He said that he
felt, 'representing as he did another govern
ment in Great Britain, that The duty he, bad
risen to perform
. unglit more appropriately
belong to sonic oneof those he had the
.gratilication - see around him. But, in
whatever country; and in whatever circum
stances he might be ho- was • inca
pable of forgetting the sympathies, as he
was the obligations of an American citizen.
He would, moreover, put in some claim to
. this ofiieCto the memory of the
,and venerable individual whim
loss they liadmet to deplore, from the fact
thelast war,-hOwever hiuch 'his inferior in
age, rank; and • distinction. 'He. believed
brought"no rliaii a, spirit_ more intrepid,_or_
a devotion more fervid; to the source and
honor of: his country, • with dispositions
more kind, generous, and confiding titan
the illustrious' deceased. He believed,
moreover, if his life had been spared, he
would have administered the trust confided
to'lis hands with-ability and singleness of.
purpose, for be had at least readied that
period When ambition was indeed a:worth
less_sentiment, if it does not run strong in .
the current .public usefulness. lt was,
however, in -Vain to'ceneeal that the chief
magistrate of our' country could not have
died at a period more 'unpropitious and Un
fortunate., But to the memory of a . soldier
and a -
"patriot despair was an unworthy
tribute. The fires that burnAn the elastic
spirit and mighty energies of our country;
the grave of no single man-could-quench.
The resoliftions were then unanimpusly
adopted, and on. motion the thanks. Of -the
American Minister for' his kindness in af
fording his countrymen the opportunity of
expressing their feelings on the occasion
after whipii . the meeting adjourned. •
(Signed) .A. STEVENSON, •
(Signed) 7 'MOS. , ASPINWALL.
From the London Atka
The news of the death of President 'liar
-rison , will have been read with sorrow, and
intik-cause considerable anxiety, nod. even
apprehension,: for the future state of our
Telations with tlib . United , States. •
meat of M,
..4 governs Ms. Harrison,
the - dis putes - ;between - the - Americans and
the country of their forefathers had home
diately resumed a milder aspect, and bid
fair ,towards disappearing_altogether. It
cannot but be a matter of concern to every
friend of humanity and civilization,• that a
man holding so important a Btation; pos.:
sessing so great an influence, and exercis
ing• that influence so beneficially, should at
such a moment be removed from the world,
just at the limo when he may be said to
be keeping, the, wholsof that world in peace.,
' Since "America 'has been - fir! , nation, the
death of a President:during his,term of of
fice has never before occurred; the consti
tution, however, has provided for the con
tingency, and; the Vice President takei the
place of his deceased principal. Mitch
must now'depend - upon the character .and
the principle/3.0f ,filr.,"Tyler,. who Inis AM
"ceided tea the •functions of chief- magistrate
of that republic. , It in said, indeed, that he
differed.from his.latevincipal upon. many
matters :of policy;but 'his declaration , and
his letter:in fayor of; General Hairison v now'
rpOlished in theAll'oridan papers'i;furnish
gr",019 1 11tAtra"0 1 1 1 4 1 10 conicetUre as to
no Ameriedn who has. seen the immediate
good effects of General Harrison's tone.to
wards this country, could be so mad, as to
resuscitate those angry feelings and those
Bharp recriminations, which Opeared
a few, wanks since to be the certain prelude
of an obstinate and most sanguinary war.
TURKEY AND gGYPT. • ;
Intelligence has been received - from Con
staniinople to„the 7th'initant. ihe'Sultan
was indisposed—and it was rumored. that
an attempt. had been made to...poison
Another report stated that-the Cireassians_
had.stordied tWollUeSiin fortresses on the
Abasian, coast. Ad - Vices. from, Candia of
the Ist, state that the insurgehts wore in
such forep- a t that they Were able
to heepin cheek 3,500 Turks, lately land
_Constantinople.. The foreign
- Onnsuls.ere about to embark in an Eno . o -
lish vessel; lest. their preience should. en
cotrage_tha_re_v_oltets, .Letters from Alex
andria. to the 7th contain no news, except
that the plague was on the increase through
out Egypt. Mehemet, Ali:liad retreated to
a country-house, and Ibrahim Pasha had
shut himself up'in , his- pain& at Cairo.
• Letters from Athens of th.wsth, announce
that On the 31st NLTricnupi embarked for
Malta, on his Way to his post as AnThassa
dor in London..:Sir Edward Lyons re
mained at Athens.
• M.. Cochclet, the French Consul-Gene
ral at, Ateicantlria, was at Malta in quaran-•
The Marseilles papers' State that disturb
duces had broken out in Thessaly.
•' The.. Prince tlo Joinvilleliad rettthied.sto
Paris from Ciferliourg. . • •
According to' the .Frankfort papers. . the
Northern Courts are, engaged in negotiating
for a granO:if i230;000f. per
. year to
Carlos` froife.the Spanish Government.,
- The CrOwu'---Prince of : Prussia- has- left
13cr1,infur Sl. Petcrsburg.. .• '
___... - Intelliganca,hasinten.recciived from Con-
I' itli~tr Wthew_'s.
have suffered two aggravated atiatltS,,' r
Vemperance_meeting at Newtown Hama:
ton, : on the 12thrwas attacked by a gang of
persons, whip tired' random, shots in the
streets, Woke wiinto - ws, andianleaVorett to - I
iiaveke_a breach - _of_ the. peace: he Po-_I
llee - .were - suipinonediantkthey - feliiiiii - q:
on guard a great part
,of the night. - Ay
Liirgan, a large meeting in the Diaperllall
Was, attacked on die 13th, says the - Beilast
Vindicator, by." a pack of banded
hounds, Whose evident purpose as -the
destrnetion of - smite Or all the inmates.---
Their lust: for blood -was not, hoWever, to.
be gratified." ' The_Macrishiteieliftleirtlie
'search -for them; but,trie'‘-‘ calni dignity"
of the, quiescent Teetetaleis and a handful
of police repelled the intrnders; . not, how
ever, Ware the windows of. the hall wore
smashed, - a girl was wounded, and ono
shot Was fired. Seven of the rioters were
afterwards committed for trial. . .
The Jews in Russia We have learned
with the,greatest itherest.,-sav,i a Frankfort
paper,. by lettere from St. Petersburg, writ-
ten by persons worthy of credit,' that "His
Majeety,the Emperor'of Russia has resol-'
ved to-emancipate the
,Jews in his empire
as soon as intellectual instruction and'civi
lization shall be' so far advanced among
Al that this r.,Teat boon maybe beneficial
t eniSelves.7, The number of Jews in
Russia and Poland is about 2,000,000. Dr.
took part in the ,deliberations at St. Peters
bu rg,-- say's, ! - i Ira letter—.‘ `_They_langUigh In,
a state of wretchedness which is irksOthe
to us in Germany; they-groan in a degree'
remote conception; they bear• the• filthy
yoke of the middle ages without wishing _
for a radical and comprehensive reform,
and aro thus the hideous caricature of -all
our great and noble efforts in, G'ermany.—
But these letters (such is the'generous pur
pose-of-the-Emperor) must-be broken."
Since the beginning of February
there have been deliberations at St. Peters-
In rg,--the_obj eel...of_ which_w_as...imiibtain:
this objecyby a judicious -improvement of
their mold and civil condition. Two hurt:,
dred new schools aro now organized, and
youth educated -hi these schools, as well as
the- old ones, which join -in this attempt,
taiell — elijely, Without limitation; the - same
rights as all other subjects.
The Hereditary PrinceolSafe Weithar
ie affianced to the Princess Mary, second
daughter of Prince William of Prussia.
It is not a little strange that the five great
Christian--Powers, c of_Europe LiuLtheir so : ._
licitude for the welMre of the IViahomtnedlin
States, should have . utterly neglected the
intereste of the' Christian
Syria -and Candia. -, .. '
.ST. 1)011 1 1ING0.—The , following de
plorable picture of - the - condition:of-the;onee
beautiful, flourishing and- rieh . jaland of
Hayti, is furnished in a letter from a French
naval.offider; ° Wet fear that the picture is
a faithful one; •
"We dnibarked on board'the frigate Ne; ,
reide, on the 24th December. On the 28th
we were at Fort Royal, to receive orders
from - the Admiral who despatched us on
the 29th to St. Dirmingo,' where we were
to take on board the five millions of francs
which the Consul General had informed
us were ready. -We have.been• three days
at anchor in this
.' famous republic, an tt all
that I can say to 3rou-ef themisery of the
people, will scarce suffice ': to d itto you any
idea of it.
.1 have, been every where, and every
where have seen,,nothing but 'degradation
and corruption. Men in rags Composelhe
army, and exhibit a most ludicrotte military
masquerade. Caitchy on-foot, manoeuvre
like I uses, at the word otmm
gallo l / 4 iSre. Both, officers and soldiers•are
withoutoes: one , has spars tied by'a cord
to hie naked feet; another has made himself
spurb with , a piece of iron( droVe into a_
• ironclad sole tied to his foot, and whole
cornpany . which I inspected .minutety;Phad
I not, a ccingle,"calialtet. which 'would go' off..
Theofficers; in} ragaWask , charity. ,
Sloffulnest, poverty in its most , hideous
forth—and- irr the negro it is-mem , bidaelisj.
alone - Meer your eye at the fown ofPort au
prioce ez ,‘-lbe , fields ~a re'..qiicrrull'.bi-. . .bral4t
K e !!'; 49 0 64 4 1i t eO -4 0 114 ?tii PPO ., ' -: atl°o-(1i ,
acl.:::: - :-.., , •:.
4 . ekAkiiia.ql444soAV-::;-
,the'ohrplantations,. - With the exceptions
of a fewgarOns which are here and there
'cultivated by'the negrods,—gardens.far in
forior,tethose of our, :worsv slaves—T.there
is no cultivation whatever. -'• ' .' ° '
The only product Of the Island is coffee,
mid' that every year • diminishes
ally, that tie time is not far, distant
it. will produce none at all. No more is
planted, and the old cotf6e .plantations are
not even taken . care 'of . . ..Tlie owners gath
er the crops. from'their own field, hi ; the
midst of briarLancl_weeds,rnolaborers be
ing to ho had'; the one npt being. willing 'to
work for the other.',
- Revolution in 'Peru and • Bolivia.—•By
war of Panama, we have advices from
Peru to the 18th of February. . An outline
of the news is contained in the annexed
letter froM our correspondent r • '•-- '
----•- G-ALi to o -F-eb. i IB4L_
Since my last of sth ult., the anticipated
1)0116681 'convulsion. in' Peru and Bolivia
has taken place. • . , .
Colonal"Yitranco has been proclaimed
Supvelne:Alliiefin. the Departmentss — of
Cvscci,.• Arequipa, Puno, and Moquegtial
and notwithstanding Geneial San Roman,
ivho was placed in command of the former
by Vivanco., has declared, against hid with
about 1000 men,, yet 'it appears to be ,ra
pidly gaining ground,:as the whole com
munity is decidedly against the govern
ment ordamavra, who has degraded the
country to such an extent as to place
the class of a Chilian colony., sustained by
Chilian, influence • and Subject - to Chilian
controt • . .
On the 21st ult—a,_general risingtook
took place in 'Bolivia, beaded by Generals
1 1 Lara and - Irigoyen, who have proclaimed
General Santa- Cruz .SuPreine -Protector.
This officer "wow , expected at
'abOut the 15th or 20th ult., where he was
to holdhimself reatliness-to embark for
peeting hith in Porn*. On his'arrival,!_the
!WlWbfall . -of-this-,-flegyaded - , -.-governtnertr is
fact," nothing proventsLits
immediate.oveditrowilit_the want of some
! officer of tank and influence under whom
all partios would-unite:.
I e,nclosb , -you--a paper. - a list
cleaiances . and arrivals for the month of
January..—..The_American brig Grecian
sailed for Valparaiso on the Ist inst. The
American whale ship Harvest, arrived on'
the - 3d from a cruise, and
.sailed- - again on
the.-4th../1: 1. ...1 1 . Jour. of Com. • . -
tes= iu ._Ulster
horrible Murder Murder,in Ireland.—The .Li-
Merick Standard contains the particulars of
a horrid murder. -lately committed near
Mitchels TO w n.. A policeman's Wife, near
her confinement, was - travelling Meng from
her husbandYs station, where he was on
duty, to .her mother's house. Becoming
ill on the road % she requested
. a man Who
Was passing tcreall some female from the
next house to hen, aSsistance,-offeriug-hitit
a shilling • for doing so, in taking which
from her purse she expoied a pound note
view of the monster, Who took tip a
stone and-dashedher brithis Out. I - Ic-then
ran off, but was pursued by some men who
happenekto see the atrocious deed.
To complete the tragedy, it is stated that
the woman, although dead, was delivered
of. twins, and that the husband, being ap
prised of what had occurred, ran .to the
. .I)o . t . tirmed, and; on' seeing hii lifeless wife .
and i the fivo
stabbed to the heart the villain, Who had
7 McLeod Case.—The Supreme Cotirt
was crowded to excess on Saturday morn
ing,_in.the expectation that this case would
come up for. argument. It had,..however;
been postponed on the motion of Willis
llfilklittorney:General, at the adjournment
of the Thursday night, as lie pre
sniped the trial of Ezra .White would not
be Concluded-until, Saturday,,and ho was.
desiroutt of havint.'More time • to prepare
himself. The curt therefore fixed it for
this morning, when it will take precedence
of all other bu§iness.--N. Y. • Express..
Supposed . Piracy and Murder.—The
brig Ambassador, arrived at 'New York
from GeargetoWn, (S. C..). On the I,2th
instant, 'in lat. '39 16, lon. 34.25, spoke
schoOner . Eveline, of Nintucket; at the
time engaged in. stripping. the schooner
Mogul,- of New - York—she was full9fwa ,
ter and on, lier beam ends, and liadtwo and
a - half - inch -augur- holes --bored -under-her
quarter. " A small boat was seen to, leave,
her.the day, previous with three men iii it,
and make towards-the Jersey shore, about
-15 Jor___ll3. miles__distant._ The schooners
Mogul was worth 4000 dollars ; only one
half insured. The cargo and freight were
insured for 4,500 dollars. 511 e was bound
from TobasCo for Now York,'end, as it is
reported that Captain Snow, her' Master,
had some difficulty. with his crew, while in
the former port, fearful apprehensions are
entertaitfed - that - on 'reaeliing near.the coast
ihey . have.rnutinied, 'Murdered the officers;'
and then scuttled the vessel, depending on
escape to shorejtohe boat. James - Reed, -
of theschooner Neptune, of Massachusetts,
which vessel alio boarded her on the 12th,-
mates that there was the appearance of A
body in, .the ;captain's berth, but the . sea
pressed: the clothec so hard' against - the
deck that the fact - could not be ascertained.
The .4eiv consisted: of Wm. 'F. Green,
mate, born in Salmi; Masi.; aged 40 years;
Janies:,Cantine, coOkiborn-in , New:York,
aged floctu"Fieln - cli, — sitamqn,
Maimr f aged; 21legs- '
James . D. FAX.
seaman, Maryland,' aged 22; Thos. Smith
("iiroOde'iriante''Cintringliam) Ireland; aged
.c, • 4
Slavery 44: Oliso.--The Supreme Court
of Ohio§Judge' bane
...president, has ref
eendy delivered ai, his opinion that.if die
iiwiter of a' slave" voluntarik bring filth
into that state or permit him ' to cooft!; - 01-
though it should be for' thii `puiPpee"of vi-
Siting or, travelling through , Ate one sinti)
'Wenodier,'the elaV.e in:suelt*eheikliebOta4
a0t,i,„,,,,. - . , ,...:.,, , ,- ._,,,,,:, ~ , ,,,,; , ic .....
, ' 37- 7,.., ''''-' ' ' , fr ' '. ,:,,`:, `..- 4- ' r.tiL 1 ~ 4 4. k., ~.,
-Will belorfeited Dr. N. B. LEIDY): for a prepti
ration -of Sarsaparilla equal to his , .
Medicated Ex tract of Sasaparilla.,.
The efficacy of SarSaparilla is wellknoVin in Scro
fula or King's Lvil, Erysipelas, Diseases of the Liv
.Affections of the Skin and Bones, Ulcers of. the
Nose, Throat and' Ihnly, tiii - 1411 as an Antidote. to
Mercury and the. Minerals, COnsfitntional Diseases
and a general Purifier of the: Blood and .Auiraal
Dr. Leidy would refer to the most respectable phy
siciansin as well as throughout. the U.'
States tut the character of his• preparation, as_:well_
also to the numerous certificates fromphysicians
others, that have been from time to time published;
now .deemed unnecessary as / the character of his,pre
potation is firmly established. .Throughout the Sou
thern States it is used altogether,and throughout the,
North takes the precedence over all. others, particu
larlymnong physicians, who, for the benefit of their
'patients, always recommend it.
The reader is rdlerred to' the directions aecompan'
'tying each. bottle, for recommendations, Certificates,
and further particulars. - • •
Remember, one. bottle, (half a pint,) is equal to six
pints of Syrup, and is equally pleaamt to take.
—mr__P7ice_oiie_Dollar per Bottle:
For sale in Cailislekit'STE VEN SON
4- DINKLE, Druggists.
All persons Having claims - ngainst-tlni-subseriber i
of any kind, will"pleitse mesent theta for settlement,
and all persons that know themselves indebted, will
please make payment, or at least come 'and settle
their accounts. Pe sons neglecting to comply with
this notice will find their accountsplaced in the hands
of an officer for _ ;
C:n lisle, 1 ,11t7 12, 18.11
- 20 PIECES s IREJD
teceiveti at the New tore In Slappeas burg, teal (Di'
-gale by • . • ARNOLDft JUIHVANIS.
:May t, 184 t. .
• . movaga ir ac ,_ -
ALL Persons wishing to be supplied with the ear-' - -,
lest city news, may pet themselves much grad- - - . ~
tied by calling at the -stbserib'ers,,wherti they can -
have a selection of the following daily and weary
Tapers, viz:—the Philadelphia Daily Chronicle,
ltedger, and--Spirit of•thelrimes;---New York Daily • - -
Herald, Weekly Herald, ,13rOther Jonathan, New-
World, Yanket. Nothin, Boston •Notiot4Magazines, , - .'
&c. &e, to be had at the store of . . .. ,
4,t_..,scrvlkt:lo•i.ro4,-.. - :-..:.-.•.—, 1 1 ~.-..g .7. ,'-. 4
SN' iTifil *;
NritA'iktft.'7 -4 '^ . . ~.--7----:---tr, - :
.. . .. ..
- 'lllllaST'itk.lßtVi l lo - nrmw.n . cry 4i ne
itg HERRINGS & CHEESE; at tt.r.
IVAll'll , SA .
county., will be Alisposcd of on
accommodating terms. 'For'particulara•apßy : to
V F. Mel
Attorney for dm owner. •
• Qarlislo, May• 12, IB4L _ •
• • "BROWN SPOUT:"
Just received, ,1 2. dozen BEOIVII
Stout in,pint and quart Bottles, and: for .
Just received, and for sale lOviest city pricey:
10 Baskets Elephant Brand,- . •
10 do. in pint Bottles, do. '
10 do.. superior "Anchor" Brand.
Also an assortment- of " flock •W inos,"
Madeira, Sicily, 'retied& and Port, very
.superior, for sale by
JOUN J. .MYERS'&- CO.
May 12, 1341.-3 t. • -
LOOK AT THIS:
RespectliillYiiifornis die citizens of Carlisle and
its vicinity, that he Las commenced the
Saddlery and illarnessillaking_
• - -... • Business.,
in all its various branches, in Muhl street, one door__
east of the Ature of Messrs. Antony ei Anderson, and
a-few-ttoori wist oT Mr.-WmaileiliclVatasernovhete. 7 .
he willitet'p Constantly on hand, and manufacture to;
order at the shortest make mid on the most reasona
bre terms, t . . , . .
Saddles, Bridles, Collars, llar--
neSs, Trunks; &c. &c.
He hopes by strict attention to' bind mal t and. an anx
ious desire to please, to merit and receive a liberal
share of public patrogiage, Having the best of work
men employed, birsustomees may expect their ; work
to be dour in the neatest and Most 'substantial
- Carlisle, May-190841
PERM CANDLES'QIIEAPER THAN OIL.
—Just- receive& a- /arjeS.../ot_or.
C NtLES, which we - will sell ztt 37i cts.itcr lb. -
Also fresh 110 PS.• •
• ' JOHN J. M'YPAiS-00.
Prime's Imperial 'Polish.
Asulierior article For cleansing SilvCr & Britannia
Ware, also BOss and Copper Ware, just received
by the subscribers.
iirnsEll & MULVANY.
MaY- . 19;484 , 1
sisfrat and Masi Lamps.
• We have just received a large assortment of AS
'T'RAL Alb GLASS LAMPS, of a variety of Pat-li
.tertis, Also,Astrut Lamp Shades awl Chiranies,for
salc.at city prices. . • -
JOHN J. MYERS
pieces 13LEACEn migs
sjust received At the. New Store in
I)ms urg,zlil for sale by
ARNOLD & ABB-ANIS.
May 1, Mt
• ARNOLD - & AURAMS have: just ruceivett nu
additional." upply of . • ''• •
FASHIONABLE SPRING . G
____ _____ - __
consisting in part of ' • . •
Blue, Black, Brown; Mafia, Green .'and Invisible ,"
Grim's, Steel .Jlfixed, and Drab CLO7 4 / 7 Si .
Blue, Black, Drab, Steel Alied, Fancy Mied, Drab
" 'llibbed and Tweed Cassinterea; — :• -••-• • • - --
• Cussineue, at all 'prices; •• . • - • .
Velvet Cord si Ileaverteens; LionClotlt Kersdn'and '
all kinds of Pantaloon stuff; . .• • , • .
Vestings of all deseriptiens'and at'ali price s;
&names. Cloth of vartotta colbdrs and prices; , .•- - ..
l'igured Persil de Sok, Geo, fle Swill . • .
Rich 4-4 Black milt Btiit Mack Gro SILKS.
de Rldnc, Dolcredrind Black Urn de ' ,
." Naples, , • '
Black, Lace anti Gauze VeilS;
Silk dress Shaarlsillaudkerchieri and S cai•fiof the
• latest' style;
Black, Blue Black, awl changeable Botnbazones;:
bleuslin de Laing of various,patterus and pricess ' • •
A general ttstiortment . ofCap and Bennet RIBBONS :.
A fine assortment of itnglisti Sipotneitic PRINTS
Thread. ladt, thread Valencia and: Cottori-Eggiliga I ' ,
,Quilliis and Lace of all kindsl - • ~... ~ , • ', •.• . -,: '
Thuen itite,_Black,.Philia•afid riPreff 4 ••
•. - ..
....,,,... I 'ogethOxittki,4rge asiortmect .or„. ... „v
z... • . „ . .
...,, ,• ,
trnsiva . Ravi are, unlit*. ‘-
tZtIO .. ' Ili ''' . *it - . •
.• -: _
- . rtes , Ceder Ware r &c. &O'••••• •.,
,All of which ; they arc.' prepared to sell `2t)' c' r' C - a'ai z ' -.
,cheiliCi. then, ean. he bought ta . ..eimherlsted county '
'of elieithett. ' •-- • "-..- :•-• .;..„. f :Y.',.7::, , c_',...T; 1
107 They would respeattipliy,hivite'llaietkOblu? tc,-,
;411 - and exalt:tine theirateck • Barpt4s r will .- p4V - y- - 7 - •
,'e.i...tmi l niistake;.,... -,,..:' -'• . - , ~..';.' -: f . ..• • z. ,•:;
'... q 'ri 'l3:.' 0 , 41 i4r,Y , Pr9_44.4.0103 kiliiiiiy.,; i iliipi iiiel ..,
in exehitage-fo.tietiodititt itarkif,'prlitt!is;;.;. : ','•'i '''•-•
-,.5,Mat potim'„ , :,;: - .. ,, :k:'' , - - • - y ,, ,•,- - ,. - •',.,:l..','YJr:-:-7 - .-*- -'---,--.4 , ; ,
.:; ,,,... ,:: - ,..:, , p;',. - pq4„:o4 . 4klyWy.,'Zi„,•;2i.,:;i:r::•','l l6 ;:---
J. j.pamts &. CO