THE FRIEND AND MONITOR.
Three dollars fier annum .] , PUBLISHED (weekly) BY JOHN K./M. CHARLTON. [Payable half yearly.
On Monday the 16th, Tuesday
the 17th, and Wejnefday the 18th
of January 1815. I will* attend ar
Washington, in Wilkes county, to
grant certificates for carriages, li
cences for retailers of spirits and for
eign merchandize, and licences for
owners and superintendents of dis
tilleries. It is particularly request
ed that a punctual attendance be
k given, as the time of entries is lim
/ ited ; and the painful nectffiry of
enforcing all fines and forfeitures,
would be molt cheerfully avoided.
JOHN W. FREEMAN,
D. C ft. W. 4th C. D. G
pecembe'r 3c, 1814- 3W
, LIST of LETTERS
Heinhuung in the Post-Oftice,
Washington, Geo. 31st
F DWARD BLACK,2 ; James
Bilbo, 3; Frederick Ball, William
Beard, Dr. Clement Billingflea,
W W. Baldwin, Mrs, Elizabeth
Clements, Wm. Cornelifon, John
Carter, John K. M. Charlton, Mrs.
Nancy Crim, Smart Cuyler, Spen
cer Carlton, Butler Cooke, 2;
job Calleway, Isaac Dickin, Wm.
Davidson, David Ellington, Simeon
Ellington, Mrs. Sally Elliott, James
Finley* Ifliam Fullin, Wm Fa
vours, tnrs. Tabitha Gresham, John
Graham, Dr. Gillum 2; William
Gatrell, Henry & Lewis Gonald,
Richard Herring, mrs. Sarah Hur
ley, John Hill, mrs Harvey, Eze
kiel Harris, James Hammett, Mi
chael Hirtdfman, Rebecca Head,
Solomon Harper, Wm. Hawkins,
John C. Johnlon, Walter Jones,
Wm. Johnson, David Kerr, John
I Landrum, Thomas Lafley, Wm.
Lavender, L. Mountcaflie, Lewis
Morrel, Edward Moore, mrs. Nan
cy Martin, Stephen Malone, John
Noland. O. H. Prince, Mrs. Ann
Pray, Bazel Pinkffbn, mrs. Eliza
Pate, 2 ; Benjamin Powell, Archi
iious Roby, 2; Vfichml Rudulph,
MefFrs. Scott & Thotnpfon,
Snelfon, Win. S. Taylor, Thomas
Tramel, John Thompson, Dr. Jas.
Tinfley, Mary Tucker, Peggy Wil
liams, Captain H. Williams, Eliza
Weaver, mrs. Mary Wilde, Rev.
Thomas Williams, 3 ; mrs. Sarah
Williams, Robert Watts, major Ja
cob Wood, Simon Weticer, Luke
■ January 6, 1815. Post-Master.
Achn mist rat or’s. Sale.
Will be Solti,
On Saturday the 18th of Feb
ruary next, at the late refrdence of
Wiiliam Leverett, dec. in Wilkes
county. —All the personal propeity
of fa id deceased, confiding of hor
ses, cattle, sheep, hogs, household
and kitchen furniture, plantation
tools, &c. kc. Terms of the sale
will he made known on that dav.
ABRAHAM LEVERETT, ‘
January 6. 18 ; 5. adrn’r.
WASHINGTON, (Ceo.f—Fßlfijf jA.UVAUT idtti, iU.
\ r |’
I HE fubferiber has removed
his store to the house formerly oc
cupied by S B. Head, and having
recently made forne additions to his
STOCK OF GOODS,
is now enabled4o offer to his cust
omers and thee public as good an
assortment of Groceries, Drv
Goods & Crockery-ware, as
the times will admit of, and will
very thankfully acknowledge their
JOSEPH W. ROBINSON.
Washington, 30th December.
WILL BE SOLD,
On the first Tuesday in February next
at the Court house in Wilkes county ,
between the hours of ten anu three
o’clock , the following property—viz.
oNE hundred acres of land,
more or less, in Wilkes county, on
the waters of Long creek, adjoining
Joseph Adams and others ; where
on Southey Littleton lived at the
time of the levy, taken as the pro
perty of Andrew Crayton, to fatisfy
sundry executions from the Justices
court—executed and returned to
Thomas Wootteu former Shelia,
by Reuben Favor, ccnftable, and by
him returned to me as his successor
Conditions — Cash.
JOHN DYSON, Sheriff.
January 6, 1815.
WILL BE SOLD,
On the first Tuesday in February next
at the Court-house in Wilkes
j county , between the hours of ten Cf
three o’clocks the following proper*
ty — viz.
EN negroes (to wit.) Eleanor
and her two children, Seaborn and
! Matilda; Sylvia and her two chil
dren, Orry and Sopha ; Milly and
her three children, Eliza, Mary,
and Warren ; taken as the property
of William Gooifby, co fatisfy sun
dry executions—pointed out by the
One bay horse, two sorrel mares,
one sorrel colt, and one bay filly,
one yoke of oxen and cart, and
sixty or seventy barrels of Corn ;
taken as the propei ty of John Brad
ford, to fatisfy two executions in
favor of Benjamin Wootten, againfl
said Bradford and Jesse Cox—
pointed out by said Cox.
One negro boy by the name of
Will, about eighteen years old ; ta
ken as the property of Mefheck
Turner, deceased, to fatisfv an exe
cution in favor of Maquire and
Lepreftre, vs. the executors of said
deceased—pointed out by the exec
Terms — Cash.
THOMAS WOOTTEN, JAS.
- Hr nary b, i3i£.
VIRTUE, LIBERTY* AND SCIENCE.
United State? 1 Congress.
ftOCSE CF JiEPIiESmfATirLS.
Friday.,, Dec. 16.
The hpufe resumed tire confide
ratiou of the report of the commit
tee of the whole on the l 111 to jna
pofe duties on certain goods, wares
and merchandize On ‘concurring,
in the amendment to exempt fper
maceti candles., from the propoled
tax of ten cents per pound, there
were for the motion 63 —againfl: it
50 On the question of concurring
m exempting dipt candles from tax.
ation, there were 83 votes in the
affirmative. All the ameftd
mends we as agreed to without a oi
vifion. Mr, right moved to put
vifhing cards in the fame ch\fk of
taxation as playing cares ; agreed
to, 63 to, 29. Mr. Biylies moved
to amend the bill by striking out
the clause for imposing a tax on
tile manufacture of nails. Loft
ayes 39, nays 106. Mr Bigelow
moved to flrike out the tax on lea
ther, which was negatived nays 97.
Mr. Oakley moved to reduce the
tax on leather from ten to fiye per
cent, ad valorem—agreed to, 104
to 53. Air. Killbourn moved to
tux ipermaceT candles three cents
per pound, ayes 74. nays 51. A
motion was tn : \. by >nr Shipherd
to coniine the tax on paper to wri
ting & letter paper—negatived. A
motion by nsr. Bradbury to except
in the paper tax such as ufed in
priming bibles, teflaments, & com
mon fchool books, was loft. Va
rious other motions were made and
rejected, and the bill was engrofled
for a third reading.
Saturday , Dec. 17.
The house relumed the confede
ration of the bill laying duties on
houiehoid furniture, horses, carria
ges, and watches, and the amend
ments were agreed to.
The engrofled bill laying duties
on various goods, wares & merch
andize, manufactured within the U
States, was read a third time and
puffed, yeas 102, nays 52.
Monday , Dec. 19.
The bill to provide additional
revenues by laying duties on house
hold fqraiture, fuddle aud carriage
horses, and gold & silver watches,
was read a third time and paffed—
yeas 102 —nays 46.
The house resolved into a com
mittee of the whole on the bill pro
poiing an increase of the diredt tax
to fix millions, or loc per cent on
the iaft year’s tax. After going
thro’ the bill, the committee role
at a late hour.
Tuesday , Dec 20.
The house took up the bill lay
ing a direCt tax, and after difeufling
& rejecting fome amendments, and
accepting others, adjourned with
out caking the question of padage.
Wednesday, Dec. 21.
The house relumed the confede
ration of the direCt tax bill. A
motion was made to flrike cut the
lection of the bill which pledges the
eftntinuation of the bill for the pur
pose of eflablilying an adequate re*
; ’ . £.NUM!I.iR 1. .
venue to pay the expences of the
government, the principal and io
tereft of the public debt, &£. anil
to 1 create an adequate finking fund*
he. On this motion a very inter
esting debate aroi’e, 4 in which mefirs
Yancey, Calhoun, Rhea, Lowndes
& Telfair, advocated the motion,
•and mefirs Epppis, Ingerfol, Potter,
Duval, Findlay, GfOvefnor. Haw
king, Webster, Pickering, Newton
and Nelson oppoled it The q6eft
ion. on this motion.-was in
the negative, yeas 48, flays • 105 ..d
Thursday. Dec. 22.
The bill laying a direCl tax, was
read a third time, and after debate
passed, 106 to 53.
rfce house took up the trdOfcpe
of the Senate announcing their, off*
agreement to fome, and agreement
of the amendments m3de
by the house to the bill authorifing
’the President of the United States
to call into service 80,000 militia.
The firft of these amendments pro
poses to make dne year the term
for which the drafts fhail be held
to service—a motion was made to
recede from this amendment, which
was loft. The house having refit,
fed to recede from this amendment,
mr Johnson moved to insist on it,
which was a'greed to. The house
then proceeded to insist on all its
amendments, to which the Senate
had Ttecrecdf and a committee of
confer* free was appointed.
The amendments of the Senate
to the bill which passed this house
fuppiementary to the 25 million &
3 million loan aCts, were taken up
and agreed to.
Friday, Dec 23. ‘
The house resolved itfelf into dr
committee of the whole on the bill
fiom the Senate to incorporate the
fubferibers to the bank of the Uni
ted States of America. The firft
feCtion of the bill contains the lead
ing principles, fubftantklly as fol
lows ; the capital to confiiit of fifty
millions cf dollars to be divided in
to 100,000 shares of 500 dollars
each— fubferiptions for 40 millions
whereof to be opened on the third
Monday in January next, at New.
York, Boston, Philadelphia, Rich*
mond, Charleston, k Pitifburg.
Mr. Ciopton moved to flrike nut
the firft fedtion of the bill, which
was reje&ed, yeas 50, nays 71
The amendments propofe<s by
the committee of ways and means
to the bill were separately consider
ed, and agreed to by a conderable
Friday , Dec 23.
The Senate determined to insist
on its disagreement to the amend
ments of the militia draft bill, and
appointed mefirs Bibb, Brown and
German, a committee of conference
T he bill from the house for lay
ing additional taxes on fates at auc
tion, postage, & retailer’s licences,
as amended, was read a third time,
and the amendments sent to the re
late for their concurrence therein.
The vote on the passage of the bill
in the Senate was, for the bill