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'•\J HOUSE OF R£PM£S£yT.imm$, JT , w . a \ hisrimputatjensotinslricerityin^^ theipJprofes- Thursdsy, January; 19. ^ of a d| Qshkn m raisjJ the tm £ w a t EXTRA SESSION, an early day, and retorted upon Mf * jQjiiiacy The house, faccording to the ordfrr of the his charge of deluding the people, inpiring iay, resolved itself into committee of the fo r what purpose Mr. Quincy had mile the whole house, oh the bill to alter the time speech M ha4 uttered? Whether that w#s for the next meeting of Congressi Mr..Pit- mt intended to influence the mind* of the kin in the chair, citizens at the • Easti«-~-A speech, said Mr, Several motions were made to strike Out Epp^in substance) whiehr appears to be a <>{ the hill the words « Fourth. Monday ,.«t vtr ypolished composition, and very well cut & May\ hat the committee finally •rose and dried for thepmase mtetided. - xeported it without amendment. > . The house adjourned at a late hour frith* After the Speaker resumed the Chairs out coaung to any decision. ^, Mr, fJ.R. Williams renewed the motionto Friday., January->$ 0. strike out \fourth Mmdarin /)%.\—TtwV Thehousetook up the unfinished business produced considerable discussion. From 0 f yesterday, the bill fixing the time for||e observations which fell from gentlemen on meeting of-Congress, the subject, it appeared that there were three Mr. J. G. Jackson proceeded w&h ibs re- views taken of the question, Messrs. Ma- m arfc s w hkh<he commenced yesterday, Ht con and J>. R. Williams were against an, ex* denied thlt the majority intended to keep oh tra session of Congress, conceiving that the t he embargo at all hazards. He said some embargo *roald eventually be effectual, and of thedeclara^ons made by Mr. $|u»ic#y*s- that no measures ought to been taken to terday would in former tames have been weaken the opinion that the policy would crowned by the cry of Treason. If an* ge«v l>e adhered to. Messrs, Smiliei J. G. Jack- tleraen of experience (said Mr. J.) 'would son, Bacon, Burwell, G. W. Campbell, and bring forward a. proposition to addsess the others, were in favor of an extra sessioni on f resident, and request him-to institute an the grounds that if the European bettiger- enquiry, into the source irom which Mr. ems did rot come to terms previous to the Canning's letter was, first derived,, and if it Plflii »l«c»(T»*aK*>d'.-in »:K» Kill •^•i» J*.' turn*!/!. .L^-.u — - • Am .fitting out the • ftffii 0 the f PJR w --. _„ —„ .„,.., ..„_ wwuiu *pj»car iu nave come rrom tne «m- he proper for Congress to meet and consult tish minister, that he should be dismissed, 1 upon the propriety ot repealing the embargo would cheerfully vote fbr it. He deprecated .and of adopting more energetic means ef re- the charges, made by Mr. Quincy against the 51St iS? C >^- t * ' t. * ; i • executiv e. Mr, J. spoke about an hour. Mr. Qimcy observed, that the house, m When Mr.Jackson cohcjuded, theses- passing the embargo law*, 4ad acted under a tion was taken On striking <**t the words deception with regard to the motives of ad- «• fo urt h Monday in May,'* and lost. The .mimstranonm recommending that measure; question was immediately taken on enwos- and if they passed this law, they would also s \ng thebillfor a third reading, ani carried, act under, a deceptron. He asked gentle- < Mr, Macon rose inreply *oMr. Ouincv's men to recollect the arguments made use of speech. He said the time k making that when the embargo law was passed.,—One speech was worthy of notice. The leeisla- inoftve was^o save our property 2c seamen j w of Massachuset^would meet sometioie pother, thaiit^. better than wa^ ano- »ext week, just about the time the gentle. ther^ that ,t would straiten Great-&*tain 5 rmn's speech would reach them. M the another, that it-woidd have a good catct gentleman think the legislature of that state upon the ne^aation^hen toit wouM ajd ; Bonaparte in the establ^ W al government I or washe a nlusS& ment of the freedom of the seas: [Mr. ten the approach of his favorite crisis? The Qumcy was. here caHed upon^by Mes^ cris i salllld6dt0)COuId ^ be ^^n^^^ ^h r ^T' W mm ? 6 ^^—« ™ a- revolution. He should deplore bad never heard it.-^-He said he did not re^. AAri»a Vrt « c •*V^,.AW* :*. u„ 4 sr.v i .L_..t.j > that bill mkwh Mgltknqi be answered, bwt there was $& opportunity afforded to urge them, inshnuations had been thrownf oiilfbe that there mi% party M th%sa»»try in la- vor of diswdQn.~NotJt»ijgjg ( «outd be farther from t^ttA & tlwre were any hostility t04his union, it rested with those who were b^afcing d^po every iconstitutional barrier, He 0d believe there was * cloud impen- ding m a certain part oi ^.ur horizon* Le| it be dispelled by abandoning the present system, which as a measure of ^oerciori Was' totaHydisciwo^tedibthat paf| of the eoun^ t«y., Let the citizens be armed, and our little navy jfitted^out. These measures vvould be approved by the men called federaists. Mr. Q*. concluded by ekpTessteg his convic- tion that the Mew«England states couki not endure the embargo laws six months after May.. ' . » ;<;'>,- mt. P.lt* Williams said that the gentle^ pan ha4 hhhself insisted at the fire-side that it would he necessary to adfopt the parliamen- tary rule of fixing am ^ certain days for settling questions} He believed that the federal gen> tlemen had come to the house on the evening alluded'to* perfectly prepared to sit o«t the .«*»f wo^J b • 4 J • v. C v:,r r Z ~ • Ti v \ ,uw «- '^wa w<i!.^rsc uenvcu anu w re aiiumpato, periecuy prepared to sit out the period designated^ the bill, that it wooldv sh ouldappear to havecome ftomtheiri- ^Uestiofliinost of 4e^went home to din- -be proper for Copgress to meet and consult tish minister, that he should h* dkmi«i»rt_ 1 n«r \mhiU Aw« L**^- u~* _-„:__,. .. ner, while one gentleman had remained to ^qall for the ayes ^»4 il °e^ * n or^'er to delay the business untS they got baek» others had the good things of this life brought to the house. Mr. W, entered into a justification ot the last embargo law j he said there were loo^-hqlesitt the former laws which required a remedy. '_»'?..-'. Mr, KG. Jackson spoke i» ref^y to -Mr. Quincy. 3He entered into a detence of the measures pursued by the administration. He xnade some very severe remarks on what had fallen from Mr. Quiney. He said that al- though that gentleman professed to feel no- thingIwtpity for him x fee did not even feet Ipitytjat that gentleman—he felt nothing but contempt* sheer contempt! £Mr. Quincy gose to explain,-but Mr. I, would not give way.J Mr»<5. W.Campbell said the remarks of the gentleman i(Mr. Quincy) must eithet;be the resuk of igmrmce m wic&e4mts,~if the* geutleman had boldly expressed his senti-! ^ ... ,. , v -- % « « V-.-IM\^ » M* wumu^ use ms utmost jgepueman tiatt'W)ldiy expressed his senti~j had never heard U.-^-Me said he did not re^eAdeavors toavert it; but if-it should arrive,i hiehts without* yeil andriskedhis charac-*! collect; butif no such motive was entertahi- he was prepared to meet itj althoughit would' ter and hjs 'pjmQn upon them, he should^ ed, he would wiAidraw it»3 Aoofher mo* be no common struggle, He admitted with [give hhn some credit for his feelings, if ti# ; tive for laying, the embargo^ was>. *hat they the gentleman, that a change of rulers mlhadtHy, of which, he now entertained a kne# something must be done,, and ^jd not popular commotions was always from bad to,doubt. [Mt. Quincy here $6se to explain y knb* .^whate^e to daJi* ari| ahoihet^motive worse j but he warned the gentlemattto re-jhut Mr, CampbeU would not give wayi he had been intimated^ : ? which was* that it member, that^thosiewhnfnrrimn^««rk«mJ«oUI.. *i;-j* «.«».^—;--.--i—*-*- - **. '-« Mr, Quincy said irhad been' and mdli the pwde of his life p maintain' bis^W w antawg ho^omhl«''4»@ni--an#ht#?i^ n or' was to be ni^tainedbi,bis conduct in pxii), lie and prJ^te%rV'., It ^asMsqppfuncj' h^ haps sot|)e|E«»tfemen m%ht Immijk his nnV fortune* _ tor epves^nt -.a p$Qph not -O^f'^c, ;wise andjiite^ig^^buiwhat; ^ifisKstln #oie, a religious people? it was wel^jknown thai; his character' there'wis geine \lojre^rff\\hT ; should^ even successfully to hih|sel4 resort to a certain practice adopted in oth6Vfa«$ xtf the country.—He would not. However, abandon his ground for fear of atiy Of the relations of the executive, or any of their royal cousins. It was not his ifimjt ifmeii would not or could not understand his argu. men.ts j he was not to set them right while they were pressing their rag-babies and beat- ing them ^bout.-^-Tbe insiiiwntions which had been thrown out against him would not injtire hitn in the country where he was known i and he much questioned if they would amy where else, - ~ The question was then taken on the pas* sage of the hill* and it was curled in the aihr« mative* ayes 8t) nays 26. . * % * Mr. Eppes now rose, and said it was with surprize he had understood Mr, Quincy to allude to him, as a member of the executive family) as feeing governed hy an extraneous influence. He had delivered his sentiments with independence andi with freedom, and he vyoukl appeal to the house? whetner he had not done so as became m tnan.-**--After the gentJeman had urged hitreliglaus 1 prb- [ciples as an apology for not iightingj he waj astonished that lie should make the allusions he had. When I was at boy, (said Mr. Kp- pes) I rernenaber to : have read a fable about an^j*- clothing : .himself w a MWs~skin t m^ that he had been stripped tf Ms covering and cwdgelledl for his pains, —*~ Mr» (Quincy disclaimed any allusion to Mr. Eppes in the sense he-took it. As to the words royal cdusinSf he had used them [in a general sense. Mr, Eppes said, as the gentleman dis- claimed all alluswn to hinv he was satisfied. Adjourned, Tm EXPOSIT01K. would «JS^^^aR^^ Mr.4i SSe^uYnSf^t^elmh^ T^U-^ ^'ft ** **\' ^* S td ^ ^^^^^^a doubt but Wthere *M%&G£$$&^FEI ^^^Tma^^^^W ?& ***£? ^try connected with precaution; and ^hat it was the infention of ESS DUW Ori!nm S ^f' ^T tn*^ ^«*»*tod*b* ?^>IU administration toadhereto it at all ha^ds,S ofCannmg's letter as a proof of it. until it shoald be effectual So far from t a •? 1 «>n*eQeracy should ever take place,IHethought it argued a degree of arromme kiiw offin IwSS he beHev£TwS ltw ^ d ^g 0 ^ n ^fa Viceroy appointed; and insolence, little becoming the gentlfman inldU to^on till n^xtSlS month i nor ^did he S wSntSkd• W ^ P f f\? ^ P ° hc ? 0 f ^ Bmbat- dera deception for more thantwelve months, jaothine else for the last two vea«'hut w^ 2 n(:ea ^J ««• Vjmncy tie repeated that that the majority had not ih% spirit to fi o to defend^he national rights ? He did not ftel v ' \ P3SSiqg tHe WI -WW\^ T**f^ helievethe maiorkv couid be bron^hr tn , a T^u <\^ .*.•,.. •, , *» e . j ?? use l ? : ^- ^ hoped WEPNTtSlMY, FEBRUARY #, 1809* helievethe majority could be brought V \^ .*\tJhVttU was then order^ ,« K A ^^^r ^ ^ ^°^ d ^ € enfclelria « declaration of war; for it was a true ma V ,K- J !• 5 f Ordered to be read afyould be allowed to proceed. Aery of «or* IMBAROte J?rm Ifoshwgtoti) Fek$. « The llesolntion to repeal, the embargo: has been again under discussion thk.dayi in committee of the whole house. The 5lues? tion was finally taken to fill the blank with the 4th of March, and carried by a great majority. TWmorrpiir we shall debate fhe- question to permit ouf me?chantmento arm. immediately read der\ was reiterated in different parts of the am that a man srho was really jnclined to the third time, when the Speaker put the? house.] TVfr. Campbell proceeded. He said fight, ge^raily s^ iittJe about it hut went question, \ Shall the billpa?s ?\ The ayes'all the want of ^//complained of was the at it at once. # . IJpon what principle, he as^ and noes Were ordered upon it. . j refusal to fit out the frigates^ and if the gen- ked, had the army of 600O men been raised ?! Mr. Quincy rose to make .some remarks on fleman who had interrupted him (Mr.LyOn) If he^had not l^en greatly misinformed, ex- t what had been said in reply to him. ^e, had a little more of that spirit, he would not cept in some few instances, by mistake or maintained his former opinion, that the 0- have done so. [Mr, h. saidhe had enough of theeffectof great influence, nooScer had riginalmotive of the administration *in re-:it.] Mr. C„said there'were some persons been appointed £0 this army unless he was a fcGratoendifig the Embargo, Was to coerce G, too^ iow for no%e. He thought it argued a political partizan of a certain class. £Mr, ' Brhain y to keep it on until it should be ef-,deigree of self-conceited insolente in the gentle* Loye called him to order,|—Mr. Quincy dfectual, and to do nothing else. What hadman (Mr, Q.) to get up and say that he could rfidhe was performjfig a great national duty;'been the reply to his arguments on this sub- not suffer the cry of par to' be cohtinued, ~-his c*§ett was to Show that this army never ject ? Why, ^ malicious attatks, cowardly when no war was contemplated. He was; could'have beeti intended tojfg&i(Great-Britain, detraction, dastardly defamation, falsehood* sorry to say there appeared to be a greater or any ether• nation, or ft never would have Essex Junto, old Tory, Nero!\ He could.degree of turpitude in the quarter thatger* been officered in so detestable a manner,'not answer such arguments • anH *hi* *i» , tkm«i«vn.«,-u /*>..._'^\ -^ - « * We talk of going to war withBrLSl \ad S n ^! fit ^V *f' T* f * ^ff^^^^ (Bostonfthan he thought Vet we have but one friratfe in AminJj^ i IS W de f ect ^ hl? « d «catibn : he had had existed in any part of the country, He engers, nor taken degrees m the college Ofitended for electioneering purposes. He said oystermen} nor had he ever been taught that asto the charge of Bi&nlsgate, that gen. the boisterous billingsgate of fishwomenJt1«'« a ni< ! l a n«n < ,„««»«o^^r.r_ 1 L il 8 * Towards those -who tad used these argu- ments he felt no sensation but that of*%. Mr, Q, again contended that all the prepara- tions for war were nothing but a cover- that Extract of a litter, dated 6ATtJR»AY Et*ESI3(iG» Feb. AlL Latest froth JFaslMgjton^in the House of Repressntatives'this 4ay, Mt. Rahdblph: moved, that on the repeal 1 of the^mbwrgoi ,-«Merchattt's vessels should be allowed to arm in self defence.\V~He observed this; (.woin^TbTTPpropersubstitute, adcl he did not HJgiieve't-hat it would orod«ce war with £ng* land. It was debated^ome time* when the' committee of the whole rose, reported pro- gress, and had leave to sk a^ain. Mr*J0tik relMhen.introduced a resolution tothis-eiflfeci *~-'\fhat ihe first capture made by %tther of tht pelUgefenifi in conseattmce of the Befrees and Orders in Council,, should Be considered antpk cause of WAR, mid the president bt'directed to %vithdraiv our Minister Jhrt&utitJij\ wrhlch , was carried.\ and refuseto equip the rest. But we shall go to Canada.-^What for ? tor obtain posses- sion of it ? No j to make citizens of re- fugees ? No $ what then ? to and we might depend upon it Great Britain would plunder u$ tenfold.--——But it was said, if the nation was plunged into war, they would turn out the present majority, and put in the lPederalists.-^---He believed the first part of this, but not the last. The course of changes in popular commotions was not from bad to good, but from bad toiuorse ! This was the case in \the French revolution. it was idle to talk of going to war with but Ubunded falsehood, three millions in the Treasury. \ £Mr. (*. % *~ ^ W.Campbell said there>, were sixteen mil- lions in the Treasury,*] Mr. 0. said that tleman^s language partook more of it than any IhehabreverTieardi, Mr. C, concluded by declaring, that any assertioh of being led to vdte either for war or against it, as far as it applied tohini, tvasa base slander and an ««* •H^^«*„ j * A. ,\L' tni T B ' staiea xnac tmrteen mi with ,5, Pr. es ide«f anrtwKL hrtS^'n'J^ ^ T akW ami ***»' \• - •• • • - - ^ WC1VC men, fte thers called him to order] Mr. Q. then said^he would state one fact: Before the late A Meeting of iedesal Delegates &omth.e several counties, in the Western l^stdc^ wa* holden m the town of Onondaga the isth ult, at which the following gentlemen were t^mmated a* candidates for Senators from said District* viz. JONAS ^AT^of O- neida county; AM03 %&£&> oi Ontario county, aiid MXU IffimM, of ^ayM* county. v o u '^* ^ etJn S of Republican delegates* SSrTr 1 ?.^ 11 ^^ 11 ** the »**•«*& Colonel PHILEP0S SWWT was; tioniitjated to-be supported as benator of the Westerii Bis- trictfrdm? the county of Ontario. wished to see it back in the hands of this house •, yet some were insisting that they would % consent to keep on the embargo longertjiannext June; but this house had i&ttj?e power to take it oflf; an unanimous vote, of the house wouid not do it. He con- cluded by conjuring the house not to termi- Embargo law was taken up by the House, he had heard that it would be passed at one sjttmg, and that it was already engrossed for the purpose. What was the fact? It was some time after taken up, passed through a committee of the whole, ordered to a third The Fre#ent has transmitted to Con- Mn Gardenier then spoke in support of! the bill. J3ut> he said the freedom ofde* JJt ^ ^.v. w« bate had been this 4ay violated in the house, the Secretary of the Treasury had actually—-A gentleman from Massachusetts (Mn jme jrre«i(ient Uas transmitted to Con- stated that thirteen millions of that sum Qntoey) had exercised a^constitutional privWgras a letter recently received from Mt, \ ' * ' \ lege in expressing 4is sentiments; and'he Pinkney^ covering one to him :iron* \Mt- had'been answered in, a maniier calculated Canning, arid his r;eply. These form a se* to wound his feeling as much* a^ language quel to tbfy' letters \vhkh are concluded 1ft oould do it. He considered the purport of the Expositor of this day, Uueh language to be, either that a m4h must' vsubmit.to disgrace or an appeal to cold iron, [He was twice called to order by Mt. Fisk j } the Speaker decided each time that it was improper to refer to pergonal combat.] Mr, G. expressed hi* horror of the Use of abusive *\\ ;uage. He said that although the gen- The Senate of the United Ststies.^ Thurs- day passed the Fdrtificatroa Wtt, with an a- mendment for erecting a fortification in Ver- mont, near the outlet of I^ke. Cbamplain, for the defence of the Canadian fiontier at &ma^fromlta^ j^r .W f and *mtit to from a country where the KL^ was not fenown-, yet it was equally disgrace,! w^V Jf°^2 m ™ ,s «PF^nated for ful to resort to a certain,mode of resentmjr mjuries practised in other states. ' He hoped The Senate- of *he -0. S, has confirmed ^^«.^5w;«;«^ flro 30..

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