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Letter from Cincinnati.
CINCINNATI, July 23. 1852.
Curious Emancipation Case—Free Soil Meeting
Curious Emancipation Case—Free Soil Meeting —New State Asylums for the Insane—
Health of Cincinnati—Death of Dr. A. L.
Health of Cincinnati—Death of Dr. A. L. Busknell.
To the Editor of the Buglet A CAM Of
emancipation ha Intuly coma to my know
ledge which is worthy of publication. Tha
particular have horn given me hy a legal
friend, conversant with the facta.
. About tlie year 1848, Col. Sumlerlin, re
aiding near Meniphia, Tenn., died, leaving a
large estate. It was anid by bis neighbors
that he coutJ travel on horseback from Mem
phis to Nashville and lodge on his own land
every night. His will, drawn up a year or
two before bis death and witnessed by a
Judge of one the Cutiris, divided one half
of his estate to his legitimate rhildren, and
the other half to ten children Irarn to him
by a mulatto alnve. Theso colored children
had been brought, previous to the making of
the will, to Cincinnati, ntul to I'.vomville,
Iml., and emancipated. The probate of the
will was at onco resisted by the white heirs
mid appealed to the Cincinnati Court for trial.
Every obstacle known to the taw has been
thrown in the way to prevent the trial of the
ra.te. Chancery wns resorted t for an in
junction. Sometimes the subscribing wit
nesses would be absent, then the Judge, who
wuh a witness, declined to testify in a cam
over which he was presiding. At tha lust
May term of the court, however, the cause
mine to a hearing and tlio will was fully
rtistuiued and established.
When the will wns first resisted, James
Birney of Cincinnoti, nt tlio instance of the
heir in Ohio, went to Memphis and was
offered every facility by the Officers of the
Court in examining papers, &e. Ha engag
ed JndH B:iily, an eminent attorney of
Memphis, to superintend the case, uml by
bis attention it has Lci-n brought to so fnvora
lilu a conch ision.
There was one singular fact connected
with the case. The mother who bore the
illegitimate children was not emancipated
nor remembered in the w ill, nud if wo are
rightly informal, was subsequently sold by
tlio Kxeculur as part of the estate. This
case is only one among the many coutiuuully
occurring, exhibiting the workings of thu
slave iustiiuliou and kind of morula nud ens.
torn insepurnLIu from it.
A few evenings since, a large meeting of
the Free Suilers was held in the Canal Mar
ket space, and much enthusiasm exhibited.
Humuel Lewis was the principal speaker,
nud spoke with great power, force of illus
tration and brilliancy. There are few speak
ers who cuu equal him in uddressiug a pop
ular assembly, lie deplored the necessity of
a third party, nud repudiated the idea of a
factious opposition or a sectional orgunin
linn on the part of the Free Boilers. Claim
ing tliut they form the truly Nationul party,
.aid llint the other parlies, by taking the side
ff Slavery, had made themselves sectional.
The Baltimore platform were reviewed,
and shown to Le iiiiuiifctakiibly on thu side
of tha Compromise and Fugitive Slave
Law, thus forcing the friends of Freedom to
keep up a separate organization. The fact
that John Van Uurcu and oilier, who acted
with ia in the campaign of 1818, had gone
buck to the Democratic party, he said Would
only move those who were fuiihl'ul in the
cause of Liberty to more determined efforts
to cnll others to her standard and rescue the
Government from the slave power which has
so long virtually controlled il. Delegates
have since been chooseu to the Convention
nt Pittsburgh, and every disposition mani
fested to stand up manfully for the same
cherished principles we voted lor in 1648,
without stopping to inquire how many votes
we can get, or what will be the effect of our
organization on the result of the Presidential
campaign. Having satisfied our minds as
to the path of duty, we determine to pursue
it without calculating consequences. This
is the only honest and manly course.
It has been settled that we are to have two
new Lunatic Asylums in the State, and the
Commissioners have decided to locate one
nt Cleveland, and the other at Dayton. It
was the general wish that the latter should
be located near this city, but the land was
too costly, and there was none offered gratu
itously to the State. The funds appropriated
tire barely sufficient to erect suitable build
ings, without paying for ground. These in
stitutions are much needed, and the Com
mittee having sent two of their number Cast
to examine the best in the Union, they will
doubtles embrace the latest improvements in
construction, and bo eminently adapted for
their intended purposes.
Rumor have gone abroad respecting the
prevalence of the Cholera hero, which are
unfounded. It does not prevail as on epi
demic nor is it at all likely that it will this
year. There have been a lew cases brought
from below, by the river, or resulting from
carelessness in diet, &c, but the city ha not
been mora healthy in any summer for the
Just ten year. So say some twenty-five or
more of our physicians in a card issued a
few daya since. It waa prejiared in reply
to inquiries by the Committee of the Ameri
can Board of Mission, which body stands
adjourned to meet here on the 7th Septem
ber. The Committee bad heard exaggerated
report of tha prevalence of Cholera, and
thought of holding tha meeting in one of the
Eastern dii this year, The friends of the
Hoard here protest against this, hut for other
reason recommend the meeting to be held
in this city one month Inter that is, some-
time in October. A good suggestion, ns the
hent and dust make a visit here unpleasant
until the very last of September.
Dr. A. L. Bushnelt, one of our best physi
crans, highly esteemed and respected by nil
who knew him. died vrsturdnv after an ill-
ness of six week, with an organic disease of
the stomach. He has been for some years
an active member of the Board of Trustee
of our Public Schools, Secretary and Aeent
of the City Relief Union, an ardent supporter
of the Temperance cause, Superintendent of
vimv ui tfiigcei ciiiMiuiii kJ'-Mwvie, mm an if
dcr 111 llie (New School) Preshytnrinn Church,
He went to Washington hist May a. a dele -
gate to the General Assembly, but contrary
to bis hopes, the journey did not improve his
health. He was a warm friend of the Ami-
Slavery cause, voting with the old Liberty
. c . 1 1 .. i .i r. a !
party first, and bitterly with the Free Boilers.
His life has been one of practical benevo -
loncc, such as is rarely ecn, and being of a
very even and omiuhlu temper, I presume he
had no enemy. All lament tho departure
from us of one a well deserving the title of
the n.oMTEOi-s max, and especially those of
us who have lost in him a good physician
and a personal friend whose kindness to us
can never fiide from our memories. This is
no formal obituary. Every lino is dictated
by the wannest emotion ol the heart.
Free Soilers and General Scott.
In our Inst No. wo expressed our surpriso I
Ihul the Ohio Star uml other papers should ,
Imj silent, while Mr. Tilden ntul others were j
to enlist their friend in support
of Gencrul Scott. The lust No. of the Star ;
containsun article, from w hich we extract the
Of Mr. Tilden we hnvo but a word to say.
Ho did not make a whig speech nor in the
true sense of the term a partisan speech,
though he criticised with point and plainness
the Democratic nominee nud his position.
His remarks, in the muiu, would have been
well adapted to nu old liishioucd fiee soil
meeting, uml with the exception of his avow
ed purpose to support (Jen. Scott, in tpile of
the pluljorm, we nave no disposition to crili-
c.e. On tin latter point, we could not see !
the lorre of In reasoning, and he failed to I
convince ns that we could supH.rt (Jen. Scott i
in h i present position, w ithout great inconsis-
tcnrv.iuid without an nlMiulniimeiit of those j
principle of lieedoiu, equality uiiil humanity
tor which we have been contending in these
columns for the last four years.
Mr. Tilden hns confidence, from bis per
sonal knowledge of General Scott, and from
former conversations with him, tint the in
terests of freedom will Imj sale in his hands.
But Mr. Tildun's expectation cannot be re
alized unless Gen. Scott violate hi pledge
to the south, niuile in In prompt nuccptauco
of the Platform. Will he violate that pledge?
As n man of honor he cannot do il ami n
strongly ns we disapprove of the pledge, we
say he is hound to fulfil it if elected, and if
he is cupuhlo ol ilelilierately making pledge,
with a mental reservation, intending to vio
late it, nud thus deceive those who have con
fided in him, then i he unworthy of any
Somebody must lie deceived. SlatehotJers
have never been disappointed!
II is sate to any Unit free Boilers will lie
nciiher deceived nor disappointed in this
campaign tbi they will not rust their confi
dence on any such loose and sandy founda
tion. On llie rock of principle, stem, unswerv
ing, uncompromising, it is alone safe to plant
llieir standard. There it ia planted, nud
there it will bland.
Laroe Strawberries. Friend Hacker
of the Pleasure Boat, nut only understands
navigation, but i skilled in horticulture.
He say that from aatruwberry bed SO feet
long and 8 wide ho gathered about $10 worth
of straw berries, nnd describe them a grow
ing from five to twelve on a vtcm, varying in
sizo from one inch to four and a half inches
in ciruumferance. As he is a progressive, he
think he cau do much better next year.
Anniversary or lua Pennsylvania A. S.
Socif.ty. We learn from tho lust Freeman, that
the anniversary of this society will be held at
West Chester in October, and that William Loyd
Qanison will attend.
Fiieb Sott.EHS in Slav States. Dalegatrs
to tho Pittsburgh Convention hsve been ap
pointed from Baltimore, Md., and from Mason
county, Ky. Others sro expected.
Courteous. Tho following specimen of tho
courtesy of some of our pharisces is from a pa
per styled religious, the Freeman's Journal and
11 Escafb or A Notorious Tin Er. Louis Kos
suth, sliss Alexander Smith, escaped in diguiie
from this port one day last week. W purpose
making some comments on this fitting tiiinio of
the vagabond's course, but this week wo hsve
not time. No matter, his accomplices, the
tireeloys, Kaymonus, Uunaij the weDstcrs,
Casses, Seward., Shields, Laws, tea., &o., not
forgetting the negroes, tho Bible-Society men,
the Abolitionists, and the parsons have not
escaped we will not let them."
A roukTH or July fbayer. Rev. E. O. Wood
in Fairfield, Ia put up the following petition
for theii State Legislature. Ila could not hsve
dona hotter. Hope he prayed In faith. '
"The Lord have mercy on our Legislature
8pare their lives till they may return to their
homes, and then put it into the hearts of the
people to keep them there, and return men of
temperance habit and sentiments, who will do
Wendell Phillips, Esq., of Boston, is to de
liver th annual address bsfbr th Adslphi
Union of Williams College, on the 17th of
" Undo Tom's Cabin," is in course of publi
eiuleuvoring cation in England in four different editions,
The number of passengers' which arrived at
s" Francisco In Msy, was 10,040, of these
2,145 were Chinese. They had been visited
with a most destructive fire at Scnora. An un
precedented mortality prevailed on ship bosrd
among the emigrants.
Mr. Cist's slsves are ssid to number 85.
Tho ol.,,crt bcln ncar 60' UU """nt hs
Swoedish government, for the erection of
hool In destitute districts.
Hon. John McKinley, Judge of tho Supremo
VOUTl Ol I HO U IWeU OlaUeft CLlCd Oil U9 iVW
hut., at Louisville.
Tw0 w, nmcd w
,y bcfn murdercd b ncgrocf m R lc
. Tho rident ha. sppointcd Wm. C.rr Lsne
to be Governor of Now Mexico,
Th population of both Canndas, exclusive of
,ne military and Indians, is 1,809,603.
The Ohio Stato Fair Is to be held at Cleveland,
on Wednesday. Thursdsy snd Fridsy, the 16tb,
16th and 17th of September next,
KoMUth. Mr, z,u,.W01lVyi with hcr
hu.bsndsnd three children arrived st New York
on Monday tho 19th Inst.
Nathan II. Christ of Cleveland has been son-
fenced to be hung in Mobile on the 2d of Sep
tember. A family named Winston hare been murder
ed in Hichniond, Vs., six of their slaves hsve
been srrcsted on suspicion.
Tho Sensto (U. S.) hsve resolved to adjourn
on l,lc 31st of Augu.t,
0110 r lhcm ,0 b fine,y Illustrated
Amos Tuck, Into Frco Soil M. C. from New
Hampshire has declared for Scott.
Lumartine is in Burgundy.
Twclvo negroes have been arrested for mur
dering their master, James E. Houiton of Mc
intosh, county, Texas.
Mfssrs Brooke and Vtcxr.ns hove au
thorized the notice that nil the nrofils of
, , h . J( , , es-
. . . , ,
B'" of ,lie Anniversary meeting, shall be
given to the Anti-Slavery Society,
Dr. W. II. Brisbane will deliver an ad
dress ou the subject of Shivery, on Monday
evening, Aug. 'Jib, at the 2nd Baptist church
Marlboro Union School. This excel,
lent school commence it full term on the
Otis of August, Alfred Holhrook, principal.
The best facilities will be afforded to '.hose
w ho witth to qualify themselves for teachers,
1'epecial attention is to be devoted to this
National Portrait Gallery. This is
the title of a work lobe issued in Nos. by Rob
ert E. Peterson end Co. Philadelphia. The
whole to be completed in 40 No,, ond to
contain 200 engraving of distinguished men
uud women of this country, with accompa
nying biographical sketches. Tho 1st No.
commences with a biography and portraits
of General Washington and hi wife. The
engraving are on steel and well executed.
David Wii.mot. This gentleman, has re
cently made a speech in Pennsylvania, in
which while be expresses his dissent in toto,
Iroin some of the principle of thu Pierce
Convention, declare hi determination to
to support the nominees. Ho proposes to
remain longer in the Democratic, parly pa
tiently wailing an opportunity to strike an
effectual blow at slavery. To do tbi the
time, in hi estimation, ha not yet come.
Henry Clay's Funeral Expenses.
Some estimate of the expense of the fu
nerul display in honor of the great compro
miser, may be formed from the following
bill in New York city. The N. Y. Mirror
ay, it is copied from the books of the city
For refreshment of Committee at
tending Mr. Clay' remuins to
Albany, on board steamboat
Suuta Clans, $1111 25
For use of steamboat to Albany and
buck, . 1000 00
Incidental expense of Committee, (i53 00
Refreshment fur do., in New York, VJli 28
Lake Shore Rail Road. A portion of
the Pennsylvntiiuns, have resisted the con
struction of a rail road acros that point of
their state which extend to Lake Erie. Af
ter other measures had failed, they sued out
an injunction before the Supreme Court' to
Hop the work of construction. The Court
ha decided in favor of tho road, nud it will
now be speedily finished. A will also the
road from Cleveland to the Suite lino, com
pleting the connection between the East and
All the Rail Road of Northern Ohio, and
all west of us, we understand, will charge
Delegate to the Free Soil Convention at
Pittsburgh, only half price. The rule, a w
understand it, will he tbi: The delegate
will pay full fare, going to Pittsburgh, ond
returning home from Pittsburgh will present
the certificate of the proper officer ol the
Convention, declaring who they are, and
which certificate will entitle them to pas
Independence of Hayti.
Petition from the most emminent mer
chants of Boston and New York, hove been
cut to Congress for the recognition of tho
independence of Haytl. The request is
based entirely on commercial reasons, and
contain some important statistics in regard
to our commerce with Havti. Thi is ask
ing too much of the south. What, recog
nize the independence of a nation of nig'
gcrs? A'rrrr will they consent to it. Not
even if the merchant prince of Boston
should so far conquer their prejudice for the
sake of their trade, a to consent to the re
ception of a able ambassador at Washing'
ton. Not they. It would be tantamount to
an acknowledgment of the right of their
own (lave to independence.
The Boston petition recite the following
That Hayti, it facto nn independent state
since the riist of Jniiiinry, 1H04, by the dec
laration of her independence, ami de jure
since July, 1825, by the recognition of
r ranee under diaries llie lenth, and ill the
great power of Europe which, subse
quently, lias lieen confirmed, hy treaties
passed und rolified hclwecn the government
of King Louis Philippe of thu French, and
Hayti ns nn independent state has, however,
never been recognized hy the United States ;
for w hich this petition now most respectfully
and earnestly prayelh:
The great interest of our shipping, agri
culture, growing manufactures, and com
merce in general, imperatively require that
this very important and growing trade should
be regulated and established upon as firm n
bnsi as it is already with regnrd to the most
fhvored European nations while it now
cxihts only by sufferance.
The importance of this trado is seen in
tho reports of the Secretary of thu Treasury
of Ihe United Slates, ending June 1850 and
1851, w hich show : That in the fiscal year of
1850, wo had engaged in the Hayiieii trade
?4,U21 tuns of American shipping, which
whs navigated by 3,504 American seamen,
nml this independently of tliut trade in for
eign shipping, clearing from und entering
into our pons. And during the same year
the United Slates exported to Hayti to the
amount of $1,350,118, while to China, this
country, in tho same year, only exported to
the amount of $1,005 217, and only employ
ed one half the tunnage w hich it has engaged
in the liny lien trade tho tunnnge in the
China Irudu being, in the year 1850, 'J?.),7'M
The tunnnge of the United States engaged
in the Irnde to Havti, in 1850, exceeds 20,
000 tuns; that to Ireland nud Scotland to
gether; 30,000 tuns to the Hunse towns, and
is as much us that to Belgium.
It exceeds, hy two thousand Inns that trod-
i.ig with both the Atlantic and Mediterranean
ports of Spain, and doubles that trading with
France on (lie Mediterranean, taking togeth
er the French Went Indies, the French fish
eries, r rencli uuiunu and the Islo of Hour
It equal tho aggregate ninount of that
trading to Portugal, Madeira, the Azores, the
Cupe ila Verd Inlands, Italy, Sicily Irieste,
aim all tlio other Austrian purls, and 1 ur
exceeds by more than 20,000 the trado
wuh Holland and the Dutch East Indies.
Brazil, with her population of 5,000)00 only
employs one third more American shipping,
and Mexico employ one-third less Amer
ican (hipping, than Hayti.
Indeed, Venezuela, Bolivia, the Cisplaline
and Argentine Republic and Peru, all to
gether only equal Hayti in this respect.
Now, this llnytien Initio has increased this
last year, 1851, $315,11)7, making, in all, a
trade amounting lo $ 1 ,88D,!Hi8, or a ratio of
increase ol nearly Vj per centum.
And although our trade to China hns much
increased during the last year, 1851, yet our
tunnage in llie Hiiylicn trade is still equal
to that with China, and our exports in do
mestic, produce is only $170,573 more than
that which we exported in Hayti during the
same year tho amount of our import be
ing $l,88i),9(i8, and our exports, in domestic
produce, $l,(i7D,373, and in domestic and
foreign $1,817,2J0. Indeed, with the 81
different countries with which the foreign
commerce of the U. 8. is transacted, Hayti
is the eigbih in the shipping employed ex
clusively of New Granada, w hose ports serve
merely as slopping places, or transits.
Nor i the interest of the Hayiieii trade
confined lo ono portion of thu United Stales,
for the New England State export thereto
their fish and domestics; Pennsylvania,
Northern Virginia, Maryland and the West
ern Slates, Ohio, Kentucky, Illinois ond
Missouri, their pork) Vermont, New York,
Massachusetts, Illinois and Ohio, their Beef ;
Philadelphia and Boston their snap; finally
Maine, North and South Carolina, Virginia
and Kentucky, their lumber rice and inline-
ro. Uur muniitucturca ul new cnglaml,
New York and Pennsylvania, have begun to
supply the Haylien market with our cheap
colion goods, and even those ol Oeorgiu
might, with the same enternriso, compete
a successfully with European, goods, u do
already those which are now exported to
tout market liy our rising iimniiliiciures.
Mexico wilh a population of 8,000,000
touk last vear from the United Stale to the
amount of $315,507, less than Hayti, and
employed 2ti,000 ton less than our trado to
Thru the trade to llnyti ia more profitable;
for from the former our vessel return to
ballast or go elsewhero to seek a enrgo, while
from Hayti a freight may always be bad ; if
not always in coffee, certainly in muhogany,
logwood or hemp. Hayti import from the
U. State eleven time more cotton goods
than Cuba the last yenr's report showing
the comparison of $2,090,000 worth of ex
port to Hayti, and only $20,000 worth to
'llnyti consume three time inoro of our
flour than Cuba; six limes more pork; five
time more oan 151t5,0!r3 boxes, to 3d!),-
748 in Cuba ; six time more pickled fish
10,289 barrel, and much more dried and
smoked fish; being $2(12,000 compared wilh
V4,UUU winch lust article (hah,) must ue
considered of the highest importance to the
United Stntn, the fishing trade being the
grent nursery of our seamen. Indeed, it w us
the fisheries which' gave Ihe first impetus to
hip-building, when we had no other market
but liberated and independent Hayti ; all the
other principal coloniee being closed to our
enterprise directed to that trade, .
I And these beneficial effects are known in
every town and city of New England, and
felt and acknowledged a the origin of some
or the princely fortune of the lam die and
merchant of thnra enterprising State which
have carried our flag to every country on the
globe. Now the West Indie i our great
ml principal foreign market for the afore
said snides and for which Hayti is sf ill our
best customer, and stands foremost on the
list as our largest market in the world, and
fiir above all other who trade with u in this
Indeed our, export of dried and pirkled
fish to all the West Indie (Cubn therein in
cluded) in 1850, amounted to $373,886: of
which llayii Krfik $150,802, which Inst
amount of the llaytien trade is nhout one
third of the aggregate amount nf nur trade
in that article to all the world ($1541,494.)
A Slate Convention of the citizen of
Pennsylvania, who are opposed to the
dominion of the slave power, and who
desire to free the Notional Government from
all participation in and responsibility for the
perpetuity of slavery, will be held at Pitts
burgh, on TUESDAY, August 10, coiiunen
cing it scsuion at 11 o'clock, P. M. Busi
ness connected wilh the National Convention,
which assemble the day following nt the
same place, will be brought forward fur ac
tion, and measure taken to efleet a thorough
Stale organization. A general attendance
from all parts of the State i requested.
Wm, F. Clark,
C. I). Cleveland,
John S. Mann,
Jonny Llnd hss left th world of song nd
turned authoress. Somebody sayi that at the
lut accounts she wns preparing a small edition
of '(Joldnmith's animated nature'
On Thursday, the 8th inst., Mr. Jno. Holmei.
Adams Co., Miss., brought to Cincinnati throe
slave. ono girl and two boys which were
raised nn his plantation, whom ho manumitted
on their arrival.
Mr. John Ford, Jr., a gentleman from the
samo county, liberated three of his slsves also
two girls and a boy. It ia tho intention of
thcto genlloman to educate them at their own
expense at somo institution either in Ohio or in
tho Lost. Iho bovs and otrls aro vounz. fine
looking children, and promise well.
An abolitionist and negro atealcr, who was
attempting to run off with somo slaves from
Woodford county, wss caught at Frankfort ou
Saturday night. Ho had started with twenty,
but all except two soon left him, and returned
home, and informed their manor.. II o was
immediately puraucd, and was caugV.t, togeth
er with tho two negroes, who cumo on with
him, in a negro houc in Frankfort. Ther wcro
all tnken back to Ver.aillcs, and after the next
Court tho negro stealer will probably have a
chance to see in. Brother f atrbank tn the l'cni-
tentiary. Louitcilt I'tiion, 7th.
A lurr, on Momlar, ICth inst., at Kcnoshs.
Wisconsin, gavo a mulatto woman verdict of
one hundred dollar., sgain.t Cnpt. Lundy of
tiiostcnmoost uaittc, tor turning nor out ol tho
common cabin on account ol ncr color. A
Mx. Van Buren. Tho Cms co., National
Dnnnerat thu. welcomo. V.n Huron hnclc to tha
rapturous embraces of tho great untcrrilied I
- Let them rejoice over it who will. If any
of our Democratic, journals can take to their
bosoms this arch hypocrite, this whiilling, cant
inn dflm.nAmifl H'dn ilnan.tn.l liia n.rl. In ilia
hour of triul in tho hour of hcr greatest nocd
let them do it."
Emancipation in Massachusetts.
Dr. Lowell contributes to the last volume of
the Massachusetts Historical Society's Collec
tions an article in which may be found tho fol
lowing interesting stutcmcnt. Dr. Lowell msy
well say ho has an honest pride in making it :
"In tho fourth volume of tho Collections,
first series, pago 203, in a communication from
Dr. Delknnp, i. the following statement : 'Ihe
present constitution of Mas.Hchu.ctts was estab
lished in 17'JO. Tlio first articlo in tho Bill of
Rights ncrt. that all men aro born free and
equal. This was inscrtod not merely as a moral
or historical truth, but with a particular view to
establish tha liberation of the negroes on gon
eral principle, and so it waa understood at the
time by tho pcoplo at large.' I feel an honest
pride in saying, at I hav authority to tay, that
this nluuso wns introduced by my father, the
late Judge Lowell, for tho purposo ubovo stated,
and that, on its adoption by tho Convention, he
offered his services as a lawyer, gratuitously to
any slave who might wisa to substantiate his
claim to freedom."
J udgo Lowell was a member of the Committee
for refraining and reporting a Constitution. The
spirit of opposition to human bondsge which
moved him then, lives now In his son, tho Rev.
Dr. Lowell, and hit son, tho poet, Jsmos Russell
Lowell. The family, for several generations,
has been a distinguished ono, and the time will
como when ita representatives will bo honorod
no less for this than for other great and good
qualities that it has always boon persistent in
its lovo of Liberty. Standard.
This girl, it will be remembered, is the
sinter of Rachel Parker, whose recent ubdue
lion hns excited so much feeling in Chester
County. Elizabeth wa abducted first and
sold a a alnve, first at Baltimore and after
ward at New Urleuus. The citizen of
Chester county, believing the girl to be free,
interested themselves in her behalf, entered
into a bond of $1500 fur her return, und con
ditioned for the payment of that sum if she
did not prove to be Ihe said Elizabeth Par
ker. The Legislature of Pennsylvania, hav
ing had the euhject b-ought to their notice,
authorized counsel in her behalf lo be em
ployed, and Ihe payment of all expenses to
regain her freedom thu seconding the
praiseworthy effort of the citizen of Chester
county and of Ihe city of Baltimore. She
ho under thi arrangement been brought
buck to Baltimore, where the question of her
freedom is to be legally tested. To witnesses
from Chester county, we understand, instant
ly identified her in a crowd of aome 30 color
ed women. There ia no doubt that aha is a
free girl. Pa. -"Veenton,
Anniversary of the Western Anti-
The Executive Committee of ihe Western
Anti-Slavery Society, hereby give notice, that
the Annual Meeting of Ihe Society will be
held at Salem, Columbiana Co., O., com
mencing on Saturday, the 211 of Augurtat
10 o'clock, A. M., to continue for three day.
Now Ihnl both the great politico! parts
have anew pledged themselvea to perpetual
the power of slavery and to continue the act
for slave catching a the supreme law of tlie
land; as nbove God, nnd nil thai is called and
worshiped as God, it become the friend of
freedom, lo nssemble and devote themsclve
afresh to its interests. To take new counsel
to provide new mean of warfare--tei
combine for new nnd more derisive action;
such a the exigencies of th lime demand.
The Committee therefore invite the attend
ance of all the member end fr'umd of the
society on thi occassinn. W shall have
the aid of some distinguished friend of the
cause from abroad, but the work to be done
is with u in Ohio, Indiana and Michigan
Let Ihe whole Weal be fully represented.
In behnlf of the Executive Committee.
Salem, June 23, 1852.
To the Debtors of the Western Anti-Slavery
In looking over the book of th Society, I
find that grent many persons who msd pledg
es at th two last annual meetings, have failed
thus far to pay them.
Tha socioty have several debts to Agents, and
for paper 4c, which the Executive Com in it ten
aro very desirous of having paid before the next
annual meeting, and if all who nwo pledges .
will psy them immediately, the Committee will
be ablo to report the Society out of debt, and
with funds to commence next yesrs operation
with. Would'nt that be glorious 1 Friends of
the cause, send In your pledges to tho subscrU
ber, and let u be out of debt once.
Trcasuroof W. A. 8. 8.
CALL FOR A YEARLY MEETING OF FRIENDS AT
A joint committee appointed by Xew Garden
and Salem Quarterly Meetings, to confer togeth
er and Issuo a call for a Yearly Meeting of
Friend., to bo held at Salem commencing tha
first, Finit day of the Ninth Month, 133.2, and.
take auch action as will promote that object.
Wo believe tho timo has com whon thoso
member of socioty, who doira something high
er morally and spiritually thsn the present posi
tion of the Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends,
snd other popular religious nrganisations.should
associato themselves together, encouraging nnd
strcngthning each other i.i advancing thoir
own moral and social interests, and benefiting
by their Influence, examplo and practice, op
pressed and Buffering humanity.
We would thcrcforo invite Frionds generally.
and especially tho friends of Ohio Yesrly Meet-
ing, and those who feel a deep intercs in th
Society of Friends, to unito w ith us in holding
the Yearly Meeting aforesaid, confidently hop
ing our meeting msy prove instrumental in pro
moting the cause of righteousness, and spread
ing pure religion, and increasing humanity in
Signed on behalf of the coroinitteo appointed
by Now Garden and Sulcm Quarterly Meotiugs.
bix mo., 13th, 13.52
Receipts The Bugle for the Week ending
John Y. Hoover, Pennsville, l.OO-.TfKl
S. B. Swaine, Ravenna, i),00-107
U. B. White, N. Brighton, 1,50-40!)
C. Leavenworth, Blisshuhl, 2,00-302
James Carter, llurrisville, 1,00 374
Ann 1'icrsnii, Martin rcrrv, 1,00-400
Richard B. Glazier, Ann Arbor, 2,50-405
I. than lipliam, f armuigton, 1,50-410
l.dwiii bteaclinaii, Clermont, 1,UU-J!D
Joseph Cope, Short Creek, 1,50-405
Rachel Lukeiis, " " 1,50-405
Arvine Quier, Vernon, 1,00-39.1
II. Barnes, Alliance, ' 1,50 381
Jonah Wileman. Marlboro, 3,43-403
DAVIS' IURMONIA, VOLUME 3
WATER CURE ENCYCLOPEDIA.
Can bshad at the Chcop Bonk-Stnre."
July 7. 62. j. McMillan
inns. m. hi. pciRCE,
Gbeen-St., Salem, Colcmbiaxa, Coumtt, O.
May 1, 18S2.
SALEM, OHIO, Al'HIL 20, 162.
MRS. C. L. CHURCH.
LATE OP THE CITY OP PITTSBURGH,.
BEOS leave to Inform th inhabitants of Sa
lem and vicinity that she has brought with her
large assortment of BOTANIC UKDIC1NE&.
carefully prepared in the form of Pills, low
dcrs, Tinctures, Syrups, Ointments, Salves and
Plasters, toccthor with sn assortment of orud
or unprepared Medicines, which she offer tat
salo on reasonable term for cash, or auch rti
clo of product a are used in a family.
OJiet, Corner of Qrttn wd Lundy SI.
I. TRESCOTT &Co. Y
SALEM. OHIO, Wholesale snd Retail TnU
er in School, Classical and Miacellanaoua -Books
and Stationery J Drugs and Modlj
cine.; Khoe and Groceries - .
March A, Wi,