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venerable Charles Carroll, was adopted; than Phillips, Samuel May, Edward
and another, thanking the Clergy for Tuckerman, John Fenno, Wm. Worth-
their attendance ; after which the Con- ington, Pliny Cutler.
vention adjourned, sine die.

Sabbath School Union. A proposal to

dissolve the Massachusetts Sabbath The Legislature of this state met at

School Union, was submitted to a ConConcord on the first Wednesday in June.

vention of Delegates from Baptist and The Senate chose Benning M. Bean, Congregational Churches, assembled for President; Charles G. Atherton, Clerk;

the purpose in the Park-street Vestry, and John Whipple, Assistant Clerk.

when the dissolution was unanimously In the House of Representatives, Frank: agreed on. The details of the settlelin Pierce was elected Speaker, having

ment respecting the joint property were 205 votes of 208. James Clark was

committed to the Board of both denomichosen Clerk, and Horace Chase, As

nations, as it existed before the dissolusistant Clerk. The whole number of

tion. The Congregational Life-memvotes legally returned for Governor was

bers and Delegates of the Union met in 39,233; of which Governor Dinsmoor

the Park-street Vestry on Wednesday, had 24,167, and was re-elected. Ichabod

for the purpose of forming a new State Bartlett had 14,920, and there were 146 Society. À Constitution was adopted, scattered on the day of the general sident, William Reed, Marblehead. Vice

and the following officers chosen : Preelection, (so called.) It is understood the usual military parade and election

Presidents, Rev. Warren Fay, Charlessermon were dispensed with. On Thurs

town, Rev. Alvan Hyde, Lee, Lewis day, the Governor communicated, by Strong, Northampton. Secretary, Geo. Message, a partial exposition of the af

E. Head, Boston. Treasurer, Charles fairs of the State. The Message states

Scudder, Boston. Managers, Reverend that it will be necessary, under existing Gulliver, Rev. Rufus Anderson, Julius

Samuel Green, Charles Stoddard, John laws, for the Legislature again to assemble in the autumn, to determine the

A. Palmer, Boston ; W. B. Bannister, choice of Electors of President and Vice

Brookfield, Rev. Sylvester Holmes, N. President of the United States. It was

Bedford, Reverend Gardiner B. Perry, therefore suggested that the session

Bradford, Rev. Milton Badger, Andomight have a speedy termination.

ver; Samuel H. Archer, Salem ; Rey.

John Maltby, Sutton ; Rev. Nehemiah

Adams, Cambridge.
ANNIVERSARIES. The last week in

American Unitarian Association. The the month of May, is the season appro- Seventh Anniversary of this Associapriated for the anniversary meetings of tion took place on the evening of Tuesnumerous Religious and Benevolent So.

day, the 20th. After the acceptance of cieties in the city of Boston. The fol- the Treasurer's Report, the following lowing notices of the celebrations of gentlemen were elected officers for the some of the most prominent of these in


year :stitutions, are epitomized from their se

Rev. Dr. Bancroft, President; Messrs. veral reports, or from extended accounts Joseph Story, Massachusetts; Joseph in the newspapers of the week.

Lyman, do. Charles H. Atherton, Massachusetts Bible Society. The New-Hampshire; Stephen Longfellow, twenty-third annual meeting was held Maine; William Cranch, District of on Monday, May 28th, at which the Columbia ; Samuel S. Wilde, Massausual business was transacted and the chusetts ; Samuel Hoar, do.; William Reports made. The Officers chosen Sullivan, do.; Henry Wheaton, Newwere Rev. JOHN PIERCE, D. D. Presi- York; James Taylor, Pennsylvania ; dent; Rev. Henry W’ARE, D. D. Vice Martin L. Hurlbut, do. ; Henry Payson, President; Rev. Francis PARKMAN, Maryland; Rev. Timothy Flint, Ohio, Corresponding Secretary; Rev. Will- Vice-Presidents; Rev. James Walker, JAM JENKS, D. D._Recording Secre- Samuel Barrett, Ezra S. Gannett, Ditary ; Messrs. John TAPPAN, Treasurer; rectors; Rev. Henry Ware, Jun., ForHENRY EDWARDS, Assistant Treas- eign Secretary ; Rev. Alexander Young, urer; EDWARD TUCKERMAN, Auditor. Domestic Secretary ; Henry Rice, Trustees. Rev. Abiel Holmes, Chas. Treasurer. Lowell, William Jenks, John Codman, The Association adjourned at seven Daniel Sharp, James D. Knowles, N. o'clock to the Federal-street Church. L. Frothingham, F. W. P. Greenwood; the Executive Committee's Annual ReMessrs. Joseph May, Heman Lincoln, ports were read by Rev. Mr. Young, the Samuel Hubbard, N. P. Russell, Jona- Domestic Secretary, and by Rev. Mr.

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Barrett, for Professor Ware, Jr. the absence of the President, Samuel T. Foreign Secretary. The Reports, which Armstrong, the chair was taken by John were both of them able and highly in- Tappan, one of the Vice-Presidents. teresting papers, communicated much

The Treasurer's Report was read and information in regard to the spread of accepted. The receipts of the Society Unitarian Christianity during the past for the year were $2915 53; expendiyear, and its prospects for the future, tures, $3035; balance due the treasurer, both in this country and abroad. After $119 47. Louis Dwight, Secretary of the reading of the Reports the meeting the Society, read parts from the annual was briefly addressed by Rev. Dr. Ban- report, which, on motion of Alexander croft, the President, Rev. Messrs. Bige. H. Everett, seconded by the Rev. John low, Lothrop, Sewall, and Judge Story. Pierpont, was accepted and ordered to At five o'clock on Thursday evening a be published under the direction of the meeting of the Association for business, Secretary. was held in the Berry-street Vestry. The Massachusetts Society for the SupAfter a full discussion of the expedien- pression of Intemperance held its twency of adopting measures for the appoint- tieth anniversary in St. Paul's church. ment of a General Agent, they voted to

The Hon. William Sullivan delivered proceed immediately to the choice, and

an address on the origin and evils of inon counting the votes, Rev. Ezra S. Gannett was found to be unanimously Society was held on Thursday evening,

temperance. A public meeting of the elected.

at the Masonic Temple, when Mr. HilThe Sunday School Society held its dreth, agent of the Society, read a Republic annual meeting in the Federal- port, and remarks were made by Dr. Street Church. An interesting Report John C. Warren, President, Hon. Jonawas read by Dr. Flagg, in which the than Phillips, Rev. Prof. Palfrey, John condition and prospects of the Sunday Tappan, Esq. Rev. John Pierpont, Dr. schools connected with Unitarian par- Shattuck, Rev. E. S. Gannett, H. Gray, ishes, both in the city and out of it, Esq. Dr. Walter Channing, S. Fairwere represented as being highly en- banks, Esq. and others. couraging to the friends of these institutions. After the reading of the Re

The American Temperance Society held

its meeting in the Park-street Church, port the meeting was addressed by Messrs. William Sullivan of Boston, Presidents, in the Chair. Extracts from

Hon. Samuel Hubbard, one of the ViceSolomon Lincoln of Hingham, S. C. Phillips of Salem, Rev. Č. Brooks of

the annual report were read by the Rev. Hingham, Rev. S. J. May of Brooklyn, The last report of the society was stere

Dr. Edwards, Secretary of the Society. Conn. Rev. F. A. Farly of Providence, otyped ; 10,000 copies have been printR. I. Rev. A. B. Muzzey of Framingham, and Rev. E. T. Taylor of Boston. ed, and most of them distributed. They

have been sent to all parts of the United The Convention of Congregational States ; to the British North-American Ministers met according to long estab- Colonies; to England, Scotland, Irelished usage, at 5 o'clock in the after land, France, Switzerland, Germany, noon of Wednesday. Mr. Wisner was Sweden; to Eastern and Southern Asia, re-elected Scribe, and Mr. Young chos- to the Sandwich Islands, &c. &c. În en Treasurer in place of Mr. Frothing. London it has been reprinted entire. ham, who had resigned. The usual busi- Three state societies have been formed ness of the Convention was transacted

during the year; and state societies with harmony. Prof. Stuart of An

now exist in all the states of the Union, dover was chosen second preacher for

except Alabama, Louisiana, and Misthe next year, and the Convention ad

souri. The whole number of societies journed to the next morning. On

in this country is supposed to be at least Thursday, after attending to the cus- 4,000, and the number of members not tomary business, the members proceed- less than 500,000. There are as many ed at 11 o'clock to the Brattle-street

as 100,000 members of societies in church, where a sermon was preached Great-Britain and Ireland. The prinby Mr. Jenks of Boston. After the ser- cipal object of the report was, to show mon a collection was taken, amounting the enormous wickedness of the traffic to $96 25. A large number of the in ardent spirit, and the duty of ChrisConvention dined together at the Ex- tians and Christian churches in regard change Coffee-House, where a dinner to it. The Rev. Dr. Hewit appeared as had been provided by the liberality of the Foreign Secretary, for the United gentlemen of this city.

States, of the British and Foreign TemThe Prison Discipline Society met at

perance Society. His object was to the Park-street Meeting-house. In the show the expediency and duty of send




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ing out from this country some well. per, glass, sheet lead, lead pipe, iron, qualified person, to England, to act as starch, gunpowder, soap, candles, drugs, agent of the British and Foreign Tem- oil vitriol, and other acids, barilla and perance Society, in establishing Tem- other chemicals, used in the county by perance Societies in all the capitals of bleachers, dyers, calico-printers, soapEurope.

boilers, and other artizans, are more exBunker Hill Monument Association. tensive than in any other section of our At a meeting of the Bunker Hill Mon- country of equal extent, employing in ument Association, held at Faneuil the aggregate $1,050,255 capital, vested Hall on the morning of the 18th of in real estate, machinery, tools, &c. and June, Dr. Abner Phelps took the Chair, producing manufactured articles of the as President, and the Association pro

annual value of $3,565,613.* ceeded to the choice of a Secretary pro Census of Lowell. A census of this tem. N. P. Russell, Esq. was chosen. place was taken on the first of June by Messrs. William Sullivan, Joseph Cool

order of the town, which exhibited the idge, Alexander H. Everett, Pliny Cut. following result :ler, and David Kimball were chosen a

White Males under 10 years of age, committee to collect, sort and count

from 10 to 20

563 the votes for the officers of the society

1996 for the ensuing year. The committee

40 to 50 reported that the whole number of votes

50 to 60 was 455, and that the following gentle

27 men having more than 400 votes each, were elected to the respective offices :

White Females under 10 years,

771 William Prescott, President; John C.

from 10 to 20

1465 Warren, William Sullivan, Vice-Presi

20 to 30

2713 dents; Edward G. Prescott, Secretary;

30 to 40

638 Nathaniel P. Russell, Treasurer. Di

40 to 50

50 to 60
rectors. Nathan Appleton, Samuel T.
Armstrong, Ebenezer Breed, Josiah
Bradlee, John B. Brown, Thomas B.
Curtis, Henry A. S. Dearborn, David

Total, 10,234
Devens, Edward Everett, John Fores-
ter, James K. Frothingham, Thomas J. Colored Males from 10 to 20
Goodwin, Nathan Hale, Nathaniel

30 to 40 Hammond, John Harris, Abbott Law

40 to 50 rence, Samuel Lawrence, Francis J. Oliver, Francis Peabody, Thomas H.


12 Perkins, Stephen C. Phillips, Leverett

Colored Females under 10 Saltonstall, Robert G. Shaw, John

10 to 20 Skinner, Wm. W. Stone, Israel Thorn

20 to 30 dike, Joseph Tilden, Nathan Tufts,

30 to 40 Charles Wells, John D. Williams.

Total, Manufactures in Middlesex.

It will be seen by this enumeration meeting of Farmers, Manufacturers, and Mechanics, held at Concord, on the

that the whole population on the first of

June was 10,254 ; of which 5955 are fe13th of June, sundry resolutions were

males. By the enumeration in January adopted, remonstrating against a relin- 1828, there were 3532; of which 2190 quishment of the protective system. In were females. By the census of June the preamble to these resolutions it is

12, 1830, there were 6477 ; of which 4085 stated that, in the county of Middle- were females. It will be seen that the insex, the cotton manufacture employs

crease from January, 1828, to June, 1830, $3,129,000 capital, vested in real estate, and machinery ; consumes 6,913,880 * Since the resolutions referred to were pubpounds of cotton; produces annually lished, a gentleman concerned in the manufac20,378,849 yards cloth; employs 3896

tories at Lowell, has informed the editors that hands; pays in wages $731,751. In

the statement here given falls far below the

truth, and has given the following as a corrected the same county the woollen manufac- statement. ture employs $394,999 capital, vested The whole capital invested is $6,250,000 in real estate and machinery ; consumes

giving employment to nearly 4000 hands, who

receive wages to the amount of $750,000, and 899,000 pounds wool; produces annual- make 22,000,000 yards of cloth, using 7,000,000 ly 849,300 yards woollen cloth, flannels pounds of cotton annually. It is probable that and carpeting, employs 653 hands; and an accurate statement of the condition of other

branches of manufacture would also be found pays in wages $152,041. The manufac

greatly to exceed the amount stated in the pretures of leather, boots, shoes, hats, pa- amble mentioned above.

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being one year and five months, was By the following table, showing the 2945; and from June, 1830 to June, number of children between four and 1832, 3777. The proportion of females sixteen years of age, returned from the is not so great as by the former census. years 1820 to 1831, both inclusive, it RHODE-ISLAND.

would appear, that the number of perCity of PROVIDENCE. The organi

sons in this state, between the above zation of the City Government of Prov

ages has decreased since 1824, and that

iť increased during the past year but idence took place at the Court House on

five. Whether such is actually the the second Monday of June. The oaths of office were administered to the

fact, we are unable to say.

No. of Children returned in 1820 was 84,179 Mayor and Aldermen by the President

66 85,017 of the Town-Council, and by the

1822 84,945 Mayor to the members of the Common

84,930 Council. Richard M. Field, late Town Clerk, was unanimously chosen City


1826 85,163 Clerk. The Mayor delivered his In


85,147 augural Address in the presence of a

84,899 large audience. He spoke of the

" 85,006 newly adopted form, as one not tending

66 85,095 to impair the rights of the people, and stated the object in obtaining the Char

PENNSYLVANIA. ter to have been, not to obtain more The Legislature of this state recently power, but to administer the power adopted the following Resolutions—the already possessed with more prudence, House of Representatives, unanimouseconomy, and energy. A great part of ly; the Senate 20 to 12. the Address consisted of an appropriate Resolved, fc. That we view with the and lucid exposition of the powers and most serious apprehension any attempt duties of the new officers. After the to lessen the restrictions upon the imAddress, the Mayor and Aldermen portation of any articles of foreign retired to the Senate Chamber, and the manufacture, or production, which may Common Council was organized by the compete with articles of similar growth, appointment of Mr. George Baker, production, or manufactures of the President, and Mr. Thomas B. Fenner, United States. Clerk.

That a reduction of duties upon artiCONNECTICUT.

cles, the like of which are neither manThe School Fund. The following ufactured or produced in the United facts are taken from the report of the States, or which does not materially Commissioner of the School Fund, made

affect the industry of the country, to the legislature, at its late session,

would meet the approbation of our conabridged in the Hartford Review. stituents. The whole Capital, as ascertained on the 1st of

That the People of Pennsylvania never April, 1831, consisted of the following items : can consent to an abandonment of the 1. Bonds, Contracts and Mortga

Protective System. $1,423,716 42

That if a reduction of the revenue 2. Bank Stock,

99,950 00 3. Cultivated Lands, and Build

becomes necessary, we should prefer a ings,

196,595 90 prohibition of the introduction of arti4. Wild Lands,

164,144 60 5. Stock and Farming Utensils,

cles of foreign fabric and production,

1,320 00 6. Cash on hand of principal,

the like of which we are successfully 17,230 95

manufacturing and producing, to any Amount of Capital,

$1,902,957 87

reduction upon protected articles which The subjoined table shews the num. we can produce and manufacture as ber of children in the state, between cheaply and as good amongst ourselves. four and sixteen years of age, as enu

That we view the American System, merated in August, 1831, and the as a whole, which requires the united amount of dividends made in the year and concentrated operation of its friends ending March 31st, 1832.

against all attempts to attack it in deChildren. Dividends. tail, and that no steps should be taken Hartford County,

14,467 13,020 30 to preserve one portion of it at the exNew Haven

11,919 10,727 10 New-London

11,006 10

That the confidence of one interest Fairfield


11,977 20 8,007 7,206 30

in the aid and fellowship of another, is Litchfield


11,015 10 the true shield of safety of the friends 7,299

6,569 10 Tolland

of the protected industry, and that such 5,627 5,064 30

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That connected as the prosperity of ships, on such different branches of agriculture and manufactures are with science as may be found compatible the successful financial operations and with their means, with public taste, and sound currency of the country, we view the public wishes. It is designed to the speedy re-chartering of the Bank of make most of these lectures accessible the United States as of vital importance to the great mass of population, and so to the public welfare.

to arrange them, as to render them valThat the Governor be requested to uable for the practical purposes of every transmit these resolutions to our repre- class of society. The hope is cherished, sentatives in Congress, to be laid before that the Mechanics Institute, the Lycetheir respective bodies.

um, and the public library may be in

duced to connect their exertions with OHIO.

the college. It is felt to be bad policy, Cincinnati COLLEGE. The Trustees in such a society as ours, to divide and of Cincinnati College have published an ramify public institutions, having the Address to the people of Ohio, from same great object in view. To produce which we collect the following facts and proper effect, exertion 'ought to be constatements :

centrated. The foundations of good The institution, known as the “ Cin- libraries are already laid in the institucinnati College,” began, as a common tions before mentioned. When brought school, organized on the Lancasterian together, they will even now do credit plan, in connexion with a grammar to the city. The liberality of an indischool, in the year 1814, under the name vidual has placed that valuable instituof the “Cincinnati Lancaster Semina- tion, the Mechanics Institute, in posry.” In 1819, it was incorporated as a session of an excellent philosophical college, under its present title, with the apparatus ; public attention is awake, understanding, that the preparatory and much may be expected from public schools were still to be kept up. The and private liberality, to associations in endowment of the College, existed in a a united attitude, which might be looksubscription, liberal, indeed, when it is ed for in vain when in a state of

sepaconsidered that it emanated from the ration. enterprise of a few citizens of the city. From an estimate furnished, it is But auspicious as this subscription was thought that about three thousand dolto the future prospects of the establish- lars will cover the requisite repairs, in. ment, the sanguine hopes which were cluding such an alteration of the front, at first cherished by it were destroyed as will render it ornamental to the city. by the adverse circumstances which This amount it is believed can be raised soon after pervaded Cincinnati and the without difficulty, if the benefits likely west generally. Sufficient, however, to flow from its application be properly was secured to finish the building, and, appreciated. Individuals stand ready with subsequent rents, to pay all claims and pledged, to enter on the important against the corporation.

duties of instruction; some, where exCollege classes were organized, with pense and trouble are involved, with no several professors, and the institution, expectation of compensation but from under a variety of aspects, continued to their own exertions; others, looking to exist until the year 1827, when, from the good they may do, as a sufficient the want of pecuniary means, all opera- reward for the services they may render. tions were discontinued; the prepara- With these prospects and facilities of tory schools, which had also been sus- creating one great Institution, in which tained, ceased at the same time; and shall centre the different Literary and the edifice itself, or as much of it as was Scientific Associations of Cincinnati, practicable, was rented out. The re- the Trustees cannot think it possible ceipts have not been regular, and by no that such an edifice as the College will means sufficient to keep the building in be longer suffered to attract attention repair. Dilapidations, always great in by its unseemly aspect. With sanguine proportion to the non-occupation of so hopes of success, the Board now appeal large a house, have taken place; and to their fellow citizens, and ask them for this pile, founded under flattering aus

such contributions as their several means pices, presents now a spectacle in strong may justify, and as the importance of contrast with the other public buildings the object merits. of the city.

Education. There is a very interestIt is thought practicable by the Boarding and valuable institution for the eduof Trustees, in addition to what schools cation of school teachers at Marietta, are to be carried on in the College, to Ohio, which was established about two create certain professorships or lecture- years since, and is capable of being ren

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