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KENDALL'S ADDRESS. GEN. GREEN'S
The great American mendicant, in an address
to the people of the United States, begging sub
scriptiona of dollars and half dollar for his extra
lies, endorses the slanders of Felix Grundy upon
Gen. Harrison, thus showing his contempt for the
intelligence of the pejpla from whom he is asking
alms. lie says:
, "A candidate for the Presidency is askinir the
suffrages of our people, and at the sa:i:c lime re
fuses to answer the questions they put to him for
the purpose of satisfying themselves an to the
principles and policy by which he will be governed,
if elected. With his own consent, a committee i
interposed between him and his countrymen, not
to aid him in giving frank replies to their innuir-
ics, but to cut off" direct communication, and keep
ni opinions irom me puDlic. A tree and intelli
gent people, whose precious right it u to ask and
obtain the views of every man who seeks their
suffrages, upon every topic appertaining to their
government, arc bluntly told thut llicv shall not en
joy this right, but shall take a candidate for the
presidency upon trust, llicy are asked to re ax
that "eternal vigilance," which is truly "the price
f liberty," am) blindly submit themselves, if nut to
a "King, who can do no wrong," to a Chief Mag
istrate who assumes the attributes of irresponsi
bility, and surrounds himself with ministers, even
before the crown of power has beer, placed on hiv
The annexed comments of Gen. Green, of the
Baltimore Tilot, sets the matter in its true light,
and puts the revilers of Gen. Harrison to utter and
overwhelming sltamc :
The object of this is to create a belief that Gen
Harrison is unknown ; that he lias been numina
tod by those who are afraid to let his opinions be
known, and that the committee of his triends will
not permit him to answer enquiries relative to his
opinions on public questions, and that in this he
shrinks from the public scrutiny.
Now what was the course adopted by Gen. Jack
son under similar circumstances! He not only re
fused to answer interrogatories intended to draw
liis name into the angry discussions connected with
the Presidential question, but ho resigned his scat,
in thn Senate of the United Stales, expressly noon
the ground that the Legislature of his State having
lui nun in nomination, ne couia not sunject Him
self to the imputation of improper motives, by par
ticipating in any of the questions agitated before
the country, and expected to come before Congress,
He was assailed then, as General Harrison now is,
and it was charged that ho declined to answer in
terrogatories put to him because he was afraid to
commit himself on cither side of pending ques
tions, and especially of the tariff. This objection
to General Jackson became so prominent, that,
notwithstanding a committee of his friends, con
sisting of John Overton, R. C. Foster, John Cutron,
G. W. Cumpbcll, T. H. Claiborne, F. Robertson,
Jno. Phillips, Jno. Shelby, Daniel Graham, Jesse
Wharton, Isaiah Nicliol, Edward Ward, Wm. S.
Lewis, Wm. White, Alfred Ball, had placed them
selves between him and his interrogators, Gov
ernor Ray, of Indiana, and the Senate of that State,
resolved to bring him out on the subject, and ad
dressed him a letter, to which ho replied as fol
"Hermitage, February 29, 1829.
Sir I have had the honor to receive your excel
lency's letter of the 30th ultimo, enclosing resolu
tions of the Senate of Indiana, adopted, as it ap
pears, with a view of ascertaining my opinions on
certain political topics.
The respect which I ascertain for the Executive
and Senate of your State, excludes from my mind
the idea that an unfriendly disposition dictated the
interrogatories which are proposed. But I will
confess my regret at being forced by this senti
ment to depart in the smallest degree, from thnt de
termination on which,! have always acted. Not,
sir, that I would wish to conceal my opinions on
any political or national subjects; but as thoy were
in various ways promulgated in eighteen hundred
and twenty-four, I am apprehensive that ir.y ap
pearance before the public, at this time, may be at
tributed, as has already been the case, to improper
He then refers the Governor to his former votes
and his letter to Dr. Coleman, that wore already
before the public, for his opinions. Now what is
the case of General Harrison 1 A convention nf
the people not of office-holders, had placed his
name before the country as a candidate. Upon con
sultation, they deemed it expedient that the issue
should be made on the measures of the administra
tion. Gen. Harrison's opinions and public services
were known, and they resolved that it was best to
make no new issue. An individual opposed to the
nomination, knowing that such had been the ad
vice of the Convention, and foreseeing that he
would get no reply, addressed him a letter which
was answered by a committee of his friends,
frankly stating that General Harrison was before
the couutry, in his opinions and character as
known to the country, and that there was no occa
sion to reply to the interrogatories propounded to
him, as they were already fully answered, and his
opinion fully expressed. What is this but the case
of General Jackson In the one case, Mr. Ken
dall lauds General Jackson as the examplar, and
in tho other, ho denounces General Harrison be
cause, under like circumstances, he, too, has done
as General Jackson had done before him.
Who can read these extracts from General Jack
sou's letter, and compare the gross adulation of
the parasite Kendall, in speaking of him, with his
denunciation of General Harrison under like cir
cumstances, and not feel indignant at tho gross
ucss of the attempt to mislead ihe public judgment,
and tho flagrant contempt for the public intelligence,
manifested in .-nuking such a charge in the face of
But again, we call upon the people to vindicate
their own Intelligence, to spurn with the indigna
tion it deserves, this attempt to mislead their judg
ment. Is it proper that General Harrison should
answer the impertinent interrogatories of every
pretender who assumes to question him! Upon
what occasion, when it was proper that he should
speak, has he withheld his opinion? Upon what
question that tho public desired to bo informed, has
he not spoken ?
When and whoro has Mr. Van Buren responded
to interrogatories under circumstances that Gen
eral Harrison has refused to do so ! And is it not
respectful to the people themselves, and is not due
to tho character and honor of the couutry, that the
cuudidates for the first office in tliuir gift should
preserve a dignified self respect 1 Or would you
havo him cuter tho list and canvass for ii by means
that would degrade tho candidate and depreciate the
No, fellow-citizens, tlioc are the tricks ut an
able and unprincipled editor. It is by such menus,
and a false clamor, that he would turn your atten
tion from the unworthy and unfaithful agents who
have abused your confidence who, in the midst of
profound peace, have cast the vessel of State on the
breakers ! Whose extravagance has beggared the
'J'rcssury, and whose example has made the depart
ments of tho government, legit lativo and executive,
uiic festering uiiibit of political corrupl'iiin '
IICYitlL C. CADY.
From the MaJlsnnian, May 19, 1810.
One of the most favorable and conclusive things
about this whole Presidential contest is that, since
the nomination ut Harrisburg, we lmvd heard con
tinually of political Changes, and all those changes
have been in favor of the Democratic Republican
ticket, and invariably against the Federal Adminis
tration. The letter we oppend below, is from a
gentleman recently attached lo the Van Boren Fed
eral party, who, like multitudes of others, has seen
the error of his ways, frankly . acknowledging it,
and abandons party for the country. Hf we mistake
not, Dr. English is favorably known as a poet and
contributor to periodical literature.
Philadelphia, May 9, 1910.
HON. N. T. TALLMADGE,
Sir: You have abandoned tho support of the
ruinous policy and corrupt measures which dis
grace tho present administration. Allow one who
has followed your example, to address to you the
reasons for bis own secession, and those winch in
duce thousands of the voters of Pennsylvania, to
adopt the same course. I do thi, not irom any
conviction of my own importance, but because I con
ceive, that a man who leaves a party with whom he
has acted, because that party have forsaken the
principles which formerly governed them, should
not only give his reasons, but urge upon his coun
trymen to follow his example.
I shall opposo tho re-election of Martin van Bu
ren for many reasons. Among the most prominent
1 may state,
Firstly. His anti-rcpuhlican manners and mode
of living, his truckling and wavering course, his
want ot energy, and aosence ot lacl which renders
him unfit to be tho Executive of this great republic.
Secondly. Under Ins Administration, the public
expenses havo swelled to nearly forty millions per '
annum; an amount not necessary to sustain the Go
vernment, but tho greater part of w hich is in use
lo reward partisans and punish foes. To prove
this, I take two among the thousnnds of 'acts,
within my reach. Wood was purchased in New
Orleans at a high price and conveyed lo the forests
of Florida at a further enormous cost, a proceeding
as sensible and as requisite as that of carrying an
thracite to Pottsville. Flour and provisions were
purchased at high prices, and sold in Florida unto
favorites, at an immense redaction. Are not these
alone, even if the rest bo cast oside, enough to
stamp any Administration as reckless and corrupt?
Thirdly. By his lnemcienl diplomacy, and idiotic
neirotiations, he has embolden irreat britain to as
sume a hostile attitude, from which it is difficult for
her to retrcat;;whereas, had he pursued the vigorous
policy of his predecessor, our claims would, before
this time, have been secured to us, and this shame
ful temporizing avoided.
Fourthly. During all tho time that this boundary
question has been in agitation, no method of de
fence against foreign invasion, has been adopted,
no preparations made for the contingency of a war
with a powerful nation, but the whole land is left
open to a toe, who has tacit permission to Durn and
destroy nur sea-ports and sea-coast towns, and
ravage our Canada and Atlantic ironuers.
Ffthly. Because he adheres to the odio.s Sub
treasury bill, which places in, his hands the appoint
ment of the custoders of the public money, ond sub
jects them to his removal; a power', which granted
to any President, may do ronnereu a lupenuous
instrument of tyranny: a bill, the avowed object of
which is to reduce the wanes ol luoor, -'that we
may compete with Great Britain for the market nf
tho world;" or, in other words, to reduce the ro
ward of our mechanics toil down to tho miserable
pittance doled out to the workingmen of Europe, a
scene, which though it produce a scanty proportion
of the necessaries of life, denies him its comforts,
and enables him to procure none of those luxuries,
which in this couutry, irom long use, arc consider
ed as necessary.
Either of the foregoing reasons are sufficient to
induce any honest man to oppose the iron rule of
Van Buren and his satellites. But when the wholu
are urged, and when tbe abuses which have crept in
from lime to time, have become incorporated with
the Government, and are observable in all its ac
tions, all must necestanly allow, that tho dowufull
of this Administration can alone preserve our free
dom. Martin Van Buren need not depend upon the sup
port of the key-stone State. Preferring to cast her
vote away, rather than assist to make him Vice
President, ho was in rather her alternative
than her choice. So odious had ho become, that in
1839, a convention, numbering members to the
amount of four thousand, assembled in Harrisburg
tor the purpose of nomrnating, in his stead, tho
gallant Stewart. This would have been done, had
not emissaries from Washington entreated them to
forbear, not for thn sake of Van Buren, but Imist
they should distract the party. And the President
may be assured, and rest certain in the assurance,
that his crooked policy, and corrupt career, have
produced no accession of popularity.
Of this letter you can make what use you think
proper. 1 am ready tor the conllict, and prepared
tor the war. Formerly, indeed, till within the last
four months, an adherent to tho Van Buren party,
I desire to lot the pcoplo know that an impartial
and candid investigation has convinced mo of my
error. And though my nearest und dearest triends
are in the ranks of this faction, though I feci to
wards them a certain fondness, my conscience tells
me 1 should sever the links which unite us. My al
legiance is due alone to my country, and iny devo
tion to my God.
THOMAS UAUMSII, il. V.
The following just ond eloquent remarks in rc-
ation to General Harrison will be found in t he
pccchofMr. Rariden, of Indiana, delivered in
the House of Representatives. Mr. Rarideu treats
the subject in a striki.iz and forcible manner. Can
tho daily slanderers of General Harri.son read the
extract below without a blush of conscious guilt!
"Sir, I have hut a few words more to say, an J I
have done. I have but to allude to a great and good
man whose life and character has been unceremo
niously dragged into the discussion of this bill by
the friends of this AduiinisUalion, in total ttifcence.
of all connexion or relationship to its provisions.
Why is this! Can no subject tuuehing the mone
tary affairs of the nation be discussed in this House
at this time by tho trwnds p tho Administration
without throwing aspesAlons upoRtne lajf Jiih tit.
that venerated rOau.whoYn I'eoJr ofSm" nation
havo designated" to till I he '.ugliest office'iii'their'
gill! Wo hove heard his very name sneered ut, his
services derided, and his whole career of usefulness
and glory mado the subject of coarso jest and par
tisan raillery. Not only this, hi-, but all manner
of evil has been charged to Mm, and every offensive
epithet attached to his name, from a tyrant direct--ingtho
legislation of the country against the liberty
of his fellow-man, up to the still more grave charge
in party ethics of deliberately proposing tho liberty
of the African race at some future period.
'Now, sir, I only intend to say that it is not my
purpose to enter upon his defence oguinst any of
those charges. I leave that People to whom he be
longs, and whom he has long ably and faithfully
served, and who throw around Aim a shield which
will protect him from the fiercest assaults, though
urged by ihuso whom chance or the mistake of man
kind bus entitled thein to scats on this tloor. For
my individual sel'', I consider him as occupying too
CEASES TO HE DAXOEROUS, WHEN
much space in this
against any of them.
nation to justify a defence
"When those who revile and mil . l.im aim 11
have enjoyed the confidence of as many good and
Krua.1 men as nas ucn.-Hurnson when a Wash
ington, an Adarns, a Jefferson, a MaHison. a Man.
roe, and an Adorns again shall have set tho seal of
meir approbation upon him -when they shall be
CM.1.MSIU i poxieruy uy such names when they
shall have passed through as many high trusts with
hands and names as pure, unstained; and unsuspec-
icu m nas Harrison when they shall have been
designated by universal acclamation the most war
thy to lead the armies of (he1 nation to tho nation's
detence, as ha Harrison when millions of public
money shall have passed through their hands with
out any hill ing found its way to their private pock
ets, as with him and when the nation shall rise
up ns with one common impulse, and place its seal
of confidence ofid approval upon their whole life,
as it has upon Harrison's then, and not till then,
will I lend a listening or credulous ear to these de
nunciations. Why, sir, should I net otherwise!
What would my constituents, who are his neigh
bors, and who havo known him intimately for
more than thirty years, and many of Whom have
braved death and shared fields of death and glory
with him sav! They would ask me. Who are those
gentlemen w ho have spoken so and thus of Gen.
Harrison's fitness for high trusts'! What have
they done which entitles them to reverse the histo
ry of the past age, and sit in judgment upon the
fathers of the republic, and consiirn them all to r
doubtful fame! What satisfactory answer could I
give! I know of none, I confess, that would satis
fy them or justify me, in their estimation, for occu
pying the time of this House for one minute in re
sisting sueh imputatiens. I shall, therefore, avoid
offending them in this way, and yield the floor."
THE PETTICOAT STORY VERY
From the Globe, May 20.
"I don t know where he would have slopp"A,
if an old troman on the opposite side of the way
had vot, without intending any offence to the
General, accidentally displayed a red petticoat
out of a window."
From the Madisonian, May 23.
We give notice to the Globe that as often a?
this petticoat wit appears in that delectable jour
nul, the card of Gen. Murphy (Maj. Allen's
General' will, make its appearance in the Mad
isonian. At this time we will preface it by a
recent letter irom me author ol the card. It is
dated May 2d, and is an answer to a letter ap
drcssed lo Gen. Murphy by citizens of Eric,
"Gentlemen The only candid and true state
ment of the matter that can be made is this; that
the cliarg? which was thus first made by Major
Allen of tho Senate of the United States, whilst
he was a subordinate officer of my Brigade, is,
and was, utterly and absolutely FALSE. It has
no sort of foundation whatever. Such a thing
nerer was done, never was intended to. be done,
nnd never entered into tho heads or the hearts of
the fair, virtuous and patriotic ladies of Chilico
thetodo. It was a FALSEHOOD in the be
ginning. It was concocted and conceived as a
falsehood! told ond uttered as a falsehood pub.
lislied as a falsehood and republished as a
FALSEHOOD, known lo be false received as
false, and talked about as FALSE, all over the
Lnion for years sinco it was uttered.
In a convention of this State, held- in Colum
bus not long after tho publication of that false
hood, about 150 delegates (if my. memory serve
mo ns to the number) from this county, . branded
the charge ns FALSE, ond their solemn attesta
tion was received and made part of the proceed
ing of the convention; and the oldest and most
respectable of our citizens have done the same in
their often published certificates.
And if you please, I refer you to the Ohio
State Journal. (which 1 herewith enclose you)
dated the 29th April, and to tho extract contained,
from the Boston Atlas, for a copy of the card pub.
lished by me, immediately after the charge was
made, by Major Allen.
I trust, gentlemen, that this testimony will not
only bo satisfactory to you, but uil honorable men
to whom it may be mado known.
With my best wishes for your welfare, I am,
sentlomcn, yours, very respectfully,
W. T. MURPHY.
MR. SENATOR ALLEN, OF OHIO.
The boys of Chilicoiho. to this day, call Allen,
of Ohio, "Petticoat Allen," for his rascally imputa
tion against the ladies of that town, that they had
sent General Harrison a petticoat. It was a LIE
from beginning to end. At the lute Cleaveland
celebration, the people of Ashtabula county, Ohio,
carried in procession a hoge corn broom, around the
handle ol which was folded a red flannel petticoat,
with the inscription "Covering fur Allen,"
"TO MAJOR ALLEN."
Sir: I publish you as a LIAR and a SCOUN
DREL, for having stated in u public assembly, at
Columbus, on the 8th of January, IMG, that the
Indies of Chilicothe voted Gen. Harrison a petticoat
as a reward for his military prowess.
W. T, MURPHY.
NO JOHNSON, NO VAN BUREN.
Tho ortiolo which wo copy below from a tho
rough going loco foco paper in Pennsylvania,
shows that Col. Johnson's friends will not pass
over in silence tho act of the Convention in
throwing him over board. Their cause was des.
perate enough Jn Pennsylvania before, and now
without any prospect of success for their favorite
wc can hardly believe that much enthusiasm, in
tho coining contest, will bo manifested for Mr.
More Treachery A faithful public servant
laid upon the shelf by Southern intrigue und
Northern craren' heurtcdness. It is with feelings
o( burning indignation that we noiici the mean
ncss and political degradation of the so-culled
Democratic (but more properly office hunters')
Convention held ot Baltimore last week. It is
time the independent press, of a true Democratic
stnmp, speak out, when a hotly of men, professing
to speak the wishes of tho Democracy of tins
Union, dare. to hesitate when the iue-lion is be
tween the gallunt soldier and noble hearted pat
riot now tilling the chair of the Vice Presidency,
and some one of tho many intriguing spirits who
aim at displacing him. Whore was tho five spiiii
of old Pennsylvania pledged to support his iu
iVJiiiiiiatiou wlisn th:it sucakiiiu' artifice was em
REASOS IS LEFT FREE TO COMBAT IT:
SATIKWAY, 3VSV. 20, 1 8 10.
ployed in the Convention to removo tho danger
which they feared would mtend the support of the
Huu.u juimaunr were our (Jniczates nfraifl that
uie cnivniry ot the .Viulh would boll? Is Penn
syiynnia to he considered an appanage to the
political despotism of Tennessee ond Alabama?
IS UI1IO, Blso, tO be SO (1 for Southern vnleo' I
Kentucky considered so certain for tho enemy
mm we liitist insult ner in llio person orgallant
son? Are Indiana and Illinois conceded tn llnr.
rison, that wedaro to remove their gallant defen
der to make way for a Polk or a Kin--? It
well for the Convention thai Mississippi was not
represented, or she would have spoken her rebuke
in tones of thunder. But tbe conspirators must
uuwuie. i no -states ol trfo Mississippi val
ley, that glorious belt of young giants, will not
thus be imposed upon. New Hampshire. Arknn.
sas, ny, and Pennsylvania, will teach these aspir
ing uciuHitugues mat it is one thing to plot, another
w suwitg. e ee that, with i in nn n
Johnson, tho cause of Martin Van Buren would
lave pro.'i ercd; but (and lot all mark the nrerlic.
uuii; uie democratic Convention have placed a
worm there that may eat away the vitals of sue
cess. We fear, even while we hum
wo doubt the future because what ran the wrnif
think of measures which have for their guide, nnd
leading object as well, to truckle nt the fnmsinnl
of Southern intolerance?
Richard M. Johnson is the choice of tho Demo.
cratic party in all the States where the Demo-
cratic ticket can succeed. If then, he is not elec
ted, neither can Martin Van Buren. Mark the
assertion, fellow citizens, and remember it well
when the ides of November arrive! Pittshurir
Constitutionalist, (V. B.)
AMERICAN LABORERS WANT THE
Wngcx ol" Freemen.
NOT THE PITTANCE OF EUROPEAN SERFS AND
WEST IN P I AN NF.OROES.
SUB TREASURY ARGUMENTS.
"Reduce tha wages of labor." Calhoun.
"You must reduce the value of property.''
"Model the financial branch of your govern,
ment after Cuba." Walker.
"Establish a system of collection, disburse
ment nnd safe keeping of the public money like
that adopted in China. Globe.
"Establish a hard money government."
"The Sub Treasury is now in operation, and
will continue in operation through the pears 133'J
10 and 41, in spite of lamentations here or
"We must redu.e labor low and bring things
to their specie value." Senators Huchanan and
"To the Southern Slates to the whole cotton.
rice, tobacco, and sugar growing region now so
greviously afflicted with the courses of the paper
system to all this region I would say, study the
financial history of Holland, France, and Cuba.
Follow their example emulate their svlid, curren
cy. Imitate them."
Mr. Benton's speech, Jan. 1G.
"To the other States I would say, do the l ike."
"I ardently desire to see this country in the
same happy condition as the island of Cuba."
Repuction of Wages begun. On the 21th
inst. it was announced by the authorities at the
Navy Yard in Philadelphia, that the wages of
mechanics and laborers in tho cmploymentof the
Government must be reduced. Why is not "re.
trenchmcnt" commenced among the aristocracy of
oyice-noiacrs. instead ol the democracy oj lab
ers? The Government overlooks the big fish, us
usual among the "clear lovers of the people" in
order to strike at the minnows! They stop the
spile, while ilia money pours out at the bung
hole. This is a sample of Democratic rconomy.
"Modern Democracy''' appears to be on the
decline. From every section of the Union, de
feat follows in its hideous train. Virginia has es
caped from its iron grasp, and she now appears
before her sister States, redeemed, regenerated,
disenthralled occupying that proud and honor,
able station in the confederacy which she was
distinguished, pre-eminently distinguished for in
days of yore. We hail the times us propitious to
ihe overthrow of a corrupt administration of the
Federal Government, and to the utter obliteration
of not the pure principles of Democracy, but
of that kind of "Democracy," modem in its
origin, under the misrule of which this Union ol"
Free, Sovereign, and independent States, has
been harassed, tortured, and brought to the very
verge of a precipice of ruin.
With Gen. Jackson commenced that slate of
affairs, which, apparently, progressive in ils char
acter, has continued lo increase, until, al the ter
inination of his administration, the country was
destined to be cursed by one whom he had ordain
ed to be his successor in office, upon a pledge to
"follow in the footsteps" of his illustrious master.
Well and truly has ho carried out that pledge.
But Martin Van Buren is, notwithstanding, a
doomed man. The hoarse ravings of his follow
ers ubout their "Democracy," "Democratic
principles," Ate. throughout the Stales, or ihe
"Syren song" of Union, in our own State, avail
them for advantage- ground no more. The people
rising in their strength, crying aloud lor a
change of rulers, and a ihaagt' they will have.
Lulled no longer into aiul.se sta: iT.tteturity by
the use of names to deceive, they now .look upon
"modem Democracy" and 'modern Democrats"
with a species of horror. And well they may;
for four more years of niiarulo nnd coiruption,
with Van Buren to "woiklhe wires," und under
the delusive cry of "Deiho'cracy," our Govern
ment, once our piido and our boast, would be do
piivcd of every luntnre of Republican simplicity
of lhat alouo which has made it lo bj honored
abroad, und lo be beloved by every patriot ut
home. Georgia Journal.
The Farmer or North Bend. The Louis,
villo City Gazette soys: "Some gentlemen a few
days since visited the veteran Harrison, at his
farm al North Bend, and found him, flail in hand
thrashing out wheat in his bam. This is the
man whom officeholders ami destructives illici t
to d'-spise. n the people's man, lor he is ol
them. He will TunAiM the liule UMgicinn on; of
his magic next November,
' Jefferson .
Yol. 1 So. 11.
The following comparison nnd remarks are
mado by the Florence Enquirer, nu excellent
and ably conducted neutral. paper;
" Jlamsons otein Ja.j(j....As a mmtor
r . . , , , , , wko.ui-i iia hit; iii'JM UIIUCH1 lllUt It (HIS
ol interest at this tune and also because it will be i ever occupied since the organization of the r-,v
useful as refcrr-nro table with which to compare eminent. To the tha, ec of the present Coupes
tli I returns of elections lhat havo lately taken . to all ,ma ppa,,H17e, is committer! the dost,',
p ace or are to take place before November, we j nics or om existing govcrnrei.t-to that body it
R, npIH C0"'l" iUTn ;'f ll,evo; 'saPP:rml!y left to deer-,, whether it shall longer
in Zt T' ' f ,U8l.I,fM,denUal r,,;clio"' L0mwui:- way for one of another fori,.;
in the fifteen States where tickets for him were and the derision cither war appear to ho susptn
run in contrast w.tl, the votes fur Mr. Van Bo. 'ded un,.ri the "hazard ..r'.lJ . L " Sh,,l J '
icn in uie same .Mates:
New Hampsliiis, 6,22!)
In the above States, whilst the rnnnl.n- iv.'o
was only 27,821 in favor of Mr. Van II
proportion that should give but 4 electoral votes,)
he obtained 45 t-lectoiial votes more than Gun.
Harrison owmtr u the fact that in Snne -hr
the general ticket system of election nrevails. ih
candidate who irets a bare niaioiitv nf il
lar, secures the whole electoral vote T,e ol.ser.
yant reader will fail to note the small dilierence,
in many of the above States, between the two
candidates; and the fact that in others, win, !, then
gave .Ur. an buion majorities, ill
0 "so'ier sncond
ihn.i.rl" c ,i,n ..r.i -. , , .
. i. . , . , , . . .
io ri'pimtnic ins AUimmstralion.
M)On llio Whole, we can h.m v re i i he. . I
elusion that Gen Harrison's claims in 1830, like
uenerai JacKson s claims in 1821, were only
postponed for four years.
THE WAR ON BCSlXESji AND CREDIT.
One great source of the embarrassed nn,1 i-iimnm
state of the business of the country, is the entire
want of coxkiiience in the national government.
No commercial poodle ever did. or ever will flourish
tor any considerable period, it' their Government
pursued an unstable, capricious fluetu iiinir course,
leaving the citizens entirely at a los what calcula
tions lo make, or what expectations to entertain,
respecting the prosecution nf their concerns. But
things have been in a much worse predicament in
theso United States. Our government, for eight
or ten years past, have carried on a vindictive and
lestruc'.ive war against the orosnentv of ll.e num.
ii . anu uie enects ol this hostility towards the i
highest and most important interests of the com-!
m.u.ity, have been felt through all ihe pursuits n
employments ol men. Trade has not only been
harrassedand perplex.!, but it is .I,,,,., ,l.r,,v,l
So great has the change in this department of busi-!
iii;3s ueuu. mat me income ot t ie poveriimenl nr s. i
ing from the ordinary source of their revenue,
imposts and duties on merchandize, instead of
being abundant, and more than abundant, for all
ills common wants of the Treasury, is in a great
measure exhausted and altogether insiitlicien't for
us daily necessities. Hence the constant resort of
the administration, for several years past, to loans,
and a national debt under the deceitful nnum of
treasury Notes. And yet, i,ut.vitlitau.!iiig ali
their vexation. und mortifications. arising I'ru!.; .his
source, they still persist in the general s-sl.:m '
expedients, if we mav use an expres-ion which v.
liroaclies pretty nearly to a bull ; and tluis fur. in-
siuuu oi ui,elusing anv sv
vnifi inns ot n i wn,,o inn
tO relllX ill their miserable tlhl'.l. thev nnnenr ,1..',.r. I
mined to persevere in their co.ir-e,' until the pros-
perity of the com.irv i-i!n, l,. .I..-, .i
The cimscnneiiees nf ,l. ' nr .J.i .,,1..,
of the administration arc neariy as fital to the other
interests of the country as "thev have been to its
commerce ami it.s revenue. Agriculture, althou
us products have been most abundant, has ceased
to cnWch thosp en.m,r..,i ; Ti. .;
thins pruducerl hv'iio'.ir i-.',..'- ; ,..!. f... i. .. ' .
o niuu out hut litt;.
o encouragement lo the f ;. rim-r
to raise more than lii family will co isumo. Atlhe!
win, i..u mealtimes arc great, y curtm.eil in
taeir business, and for the most obvious cause
those who have in b-ttor times furnished them with
opportunities to pursue their several trades, are cut
u i irom trio menus ol pi.ymg them lor their labor.
.Uun.itacturcr-i are in the same condition. Their
means and their inducements have failed, they have
been obliged to dismiss tho-e employed in their ser
vice, and they are under the necestiiy eitl.cr of cur
tailing their wurks, or of stopping tliciu alto
gether. Now we enquire of every sensible observing in
dividual in tiie community,' who U not blindly" and
perversely bent upon promoting tho views und in
t. -joists of a political party, at the expense of all
Mums, iwiumer nicy are prepure.1 to M.umit
to 8'ich sneriticw o,.,l 1., 1:,, ...1
eresis of the country prostralcl, the constitution
trodden under four, and every thing that is sacred
and useful in o..r i.iit,,.;.,, T... u.i ; .1 ,
dust, merely to irratifv tbe iiiuriliii.-itennihi.ioii ami
the iu-atia'te desires, of a graspmg politician-
one wl.,. nev.!r rendered an important aervi. e tu Ins
country, aim who has proved louisel! to be totally 1
NVUt'u vV'fT '"t"'' 1,8 hH ' l'"'1'" ,ro:"" I
v hut is tliere 111 Ins talents, c .nracter, or . ri ues, '
which calls upon the country fir such sacnti-es h, ;
these J Is there any ihing within the compu-s of i
bis capacity, or princip'es, which ctn c inioensute j
the people of the I'n'ned Slu'es fir the. destruction
ol their commercial prosperity, th t prostration of I
their mechanical and nvinuluciiiring inter.s , the
re cction of mri.;,.,.l,...-..i ...... ...i .1 .
,. . . . . b i""""i . "i "'U'iiio J'mi'U.rci-ana Ol her lower minis have ooenri
,, ....,. ,, , , , ,
currency, the ruin of n.r-re ;;in!s I Ho.'ii'i;irr,.
"t iiiui.,, ; 11 II. I'l-I IS IT I'll. I'l'slnu-lum .. I .0
u.en-s of manufacturer, the dU'res. of the poorer I "r 111 l,,c 'K,'el"g ol 0 cc-imiimec.
but industrious class of citizen., is a reasonable 1 hoso weal,0,, nl;'" bp easll.v !dl!"' .v 5im
remuneration for a bnd iieininistu'ion, a corrupt I P'e statement, that Gen. J.n ksoii pursued precise,
system of political management, then the great ! ''e sflino course.
body of the peoplu will, in November net, elect i Livery one recollects i!u celebrated "White,
men who wi I choose .Martin Van llui en President washins Committee" of Nashville, who did the
ot tl.o Lulled States, and entail i.e. evil upon 1 -Old HeioV thinking and writing too. fin:
their nrosiiHntv. It not. they - i I ecruiii hiui lo ' i' . 1 r 1 , , , - r
re'ir.. ., .1 o 11 V s. , ' , '"'".'" ; Lin uircr.s Wit, t .erefoic, when unbilled in refer,
rc.ire, 011 ilie l,h id March next to t.,e ub-currv 1 . . 1 1 -i 1
an.li.iMgi!i.an.-ofro. which he ought ncvor to , ?ce 10 "''?. cuurmlicr unkinnly low.nd
havo been rJled forth, as the head of tins great nu- lL',K,"t ol Hermitage. In our next 110111
lion. I ber wo may find i'. convenient to 3 surer iho En.
: .piirer on ihi subject by .notations from his own
BKTtlMl'lx llowAlin. A ilemorrnt of Howard
offers lo bet two to onu that Van liureii will heat
Harrison for Ihe 1'residenev, and give Harrison live
hundred electoral votes. liiwin itle sere r.
This is almost as bad as a demn. int in a iieie.h -
boriiiu ciiiuiiy, who in an abusive liradc agiiiust the
Whigs, wouud up by declaring they wcr.i nil aim-
lilioinsis, lor, sincl he, 1'ick Joliiis.ui i i their lead -
er, and he is uu Aoii; i"iiit.
i-' ' tln-'lclin.
I. n iTim in-- ' uniiiin - )j
THE ISSUE ON THE CURRENCY.
We invite the cshn attention ol every frimd of
hbcrty to the following article from the Republican
and the extract with which it concludes. Do not,
wc pray you, make up your mind in reference to the
great question of the Presidency until you havo
roily read and fully rrj'ect'. l upon the momeolom
invoked in the contest. Shall this bcafRKi:
C'vcrnmont promotive of the interest of the groat
body of the J'enple, or shall it be transformed into
a Despotism Tor the benefit ofc-rrxe-holders alonl?
The situation of the country :it il.r. n,nni
: nmnt. . v..:.i. ,i. ...... .. .
j Sulj.Trensi.iry bill become a law. its death -kne!!
will have been sounded; should tii.it project ex.
j pciience defeat, the government is safe; but whelh
jer passed or defeated, the result will be carried
j by the most meagre majority. That bill has a.
j r;ady passed the Senate-, and in tho House the
i Administration puny are in the majority; and if
; the party there or.- unanimous in its favor, it "will
be passed; but il" but two or three of tho party ou.
pos.i us passage, it will be bar.-ly duiatcd, but !hc
country will be Saved.
W In le no:hinz but the mot sneeinus snnhistrv
jean he advanced in support nf the sub. treasury
. a. cm, argument thi most cogent and voluminous
f an le and has been, broui'liUigainst it. The re
duct'on of wacs, the diminution of values, and
ihe consequent augmentation of present indebt
ed.icii thereby all'ected, constitute but a small part
ol the evils thai will be occasioned by the passage
of this bill; for, in addition to these effects, thr.
liberties of Ihe country trill be forever gone, mi.
less retrieved by the po;i!e nt the app.-oaching
IVcs ilemial election which will be inipoMiblts
if corruption can prevent it.
V. e do not remember to havo seen a more con
cise, ci. al the torne time a more forcible view of
the ceitain effects of the system, presented with
in tho sains spice, than s contained in ihe fol
lowing er.trnet from a speech delivered by Col.
Inns Campbell, of Virginia, for
i f;.i,.r.:.,,... ..r.i.. . i " .
I IHM.-UICT n ,(. l.in r. i:i',i ,.iip n l , firr
1 rtnsurer of ihe United
;" '- li.n.uii, ana a salesman as well
i -J t.nuiiv-ici. wi
cier. We woulu lesnectlu y its neru.
I , ,l
'-every honest a.!vota:e of a sub-trenssrv. wl.ci
:s in search of truth, and whose mind is open to
conviction. If a financial system may be pro
ductive of such bilefol effects as are therein por
trayed, brief, indeed, will be the period, after its
introduction, be-foie a succession, and lhat, per.
hapf, a family succession, will be fastened upon
the American people, as firmly and as perman
ently, as ever was the Ilapsburgh, Bourbon, or
Hanoverian dynasty upon the Austrian, French
or English throne. Though, al present, the pro
position or a standirg army of 200,000 men ap.
pears to meet with but little countenance, then,
there will be no obstacle in llio way of such an en
actment; and if, for a time, the high officers of the
government should continue to be nominally
elective, an army of volunteer voters can then,
upon any emergency, be marched from a loval to
,l:,-rt.. . ..i cT-.- ,. . . , . ' .
"!inccu:u oiaie or district, anu to carry llin
election every where, I'V majorities if th.-.t shall be
deemed sufficient, but bv a kind of ro.vip thoru
acclamation, if defied, '
; , ... , ... , , , , .
,U 'now imitt.d on ail ham. that the d.-Mniy
?:' , V"mj",! '. ,se"!,! '7' wl"'" V-'!"
., " ., . . "- " ' ...ub,
uie iiuinoruy oi me iienerul i t jvernment. I. ml-r
such a system we need not lunger talk about Sui
sovereignties or the liner ies of the people. They
will be at the feet of the Oeneriil Government, and
itrimst. becom a siniplu consolidate.) despotism. It
would soon hoard up in ils vaults nil the specie of
the nation ns is the else now in K i: sin, und the ieu-
would h.ive the government p'iper as its renro
sentu' ie The stream of specie would be cons' a nt
ly running from the people in payment of their
luxes, tinier the Sub-Treaury System, into ':
i.m.'ls i'J !',. (i,jf:n:mi nl, the Government
paper would llo.v out us tUe circuViting medium,
until the who',.' country would he ilriiinel of specio
in i i.o.we.i w nu u ivcrnuient p:iur. I.verv man.
"' ' 11
l " e
ii t ion would be more or 'ivs a creditor
eminent, u nu Ir-hl anv ul tha (jovern-
Mlom his pocket, and ot cmr.e intre-l.'.l
in sustaining itin all in
.urpatiun - aim iies:,",i!si;i.
i cier Mien a svs'mn, would it not !; u,-ict r.uci.-
' -ry lu tail; about lib.-rtv ! In this view of iV s.,:,-
Ijuct, how ciin the Sub-treasury system L'.e a saeci .
1 circulation ! ihe tuiveinment eredih.r worn,
precisely as lie did before ll.e establishment of t:
, . " ' ' V "' " '' 1 "" T '."" l"
l,,e M,ihs ur "i"'"- ulU
if nrrni in .irinu.
It each mill hoards up specie in pay his tax-v,
thnt dont put it in circulation. It has exu 'tiv tho
contrary tendency. The circulating medium, i
that money which the people generally receive when
tiiC," sell any thing, and p iv out when they have
any t-iing Specie hoarded up to pay tuxes would !
used in neiih, r buying or selling. It would be laul
up to meet the demands of the Government. When
paid to the government, it ivnul.l go oil' to the Sub
Treasury vault; from thence, it wuu'd be paid out.
lo the Government rlairnant, who would sell it to w
broker, if it was worth moro than Kank paper, ami
take iiutes in exchange; or he would exchange it in
bunk for its paper, if it was worth no more than thn
paper, oiv then nr? the people tube benefuted bv
")".m, wi.icii is to or;
nu our c nintrv of specie.
! " , "ru l"t'",lJ .'uaru "I . me nine spe-
i1""10 '"ey nn', l,!iVP' ,re,l!', ,or Ll" '-ri:i wl,e '"l
comes around or to have their property sacrificed
for half i'.s value
it thev should be unable to obtain
'' .j1' ;??0'"'1' h,h! l,s Tciutcuf
r '.' i,am .V'? V'" 11
instt ad of eii in ns a i
Gen. HumsoV huving" declined "to enswer
, ., , , . ,". . . ,
V ? sa;bk ""t I"? advert, ,es who may
ll,m 4 l"PC1' tJ ':'. ! referred the im-
""mse correspondence thrust upon him to a co.11.
mittee of Iriends. This co iv.nittee points u h:s
votes and speeches as the best exponent ol" h:s
op'ivons; nnd because the General has tliM a. ted,
. . .
1 , r ......
ir.oir Latteries ol wit anil i:du ti e upon
. ..... - . ..
Pconiutors It is sail lint' there were Id,.
000 persons und wagons at the T ppecu.
noc Battle Ground, line ferryman (a Van Buren
1 man) tamed over ihe river 13.01)0 men.
j . , .
j I l"ot of" l"! Van Burt ii Klevtoi in Ti linens "
' '1IVU " 'luc'l '' I -'.w lie. mi-.i ih. yh .vciij
j doemnents " In -amain the Aihniiii.-lii.Uoii, J-1
1 ihe ih'id without t-i:uim: uwv ..-ii'i-e. '