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IfARIVS It. Tt-BINSOtV, Editor.
"HO UNION WITH 8L i T E II 0 L D E R 8."
E.MILY IIOni.S01V, FMhllshintr Agent.
SALEM, COLUMBIANA. CO., OHIO, MARCH 19, 1853.
WHOLE NO 390"'
To J. W. Walker and H. C. Wright.
Ma. Editor! In the last Html are a few
Word from the alove named irtntlemeii,
axrticulatiy addressed in mvself. fnim which
I wiah lo make a qnntiilinn or I Wo, and offer
abort reply. Mr. Walker an): Hut if
Mr. Uelhy think the Hihle doc not sanciiuti
layery, anil ninny of its accompany lug evils,
ml will, in a rin of Imtnra, an 11111111111111,
I here 110 doubt there'are those wlm will
join heme with him," 4t. To thin I would
ay I I iki not lliihk il would Im imv purlieu
lar advantage In the Ami Shivery cause, In
aierUKn a discnssi l tin- tlm J.-wi-h
eyatem of erviiude, (r slavery), iihiii Hie
M plan, nl least, hh embraced in the tpmin
, liana given ly Mr. right (Lev. 2.' 48-
46, anil Ex. 21 1 20, 21), nnrl Himilnr OlieS, IIS
wa would he likely lo lift) tlie ianm nlil stale
Off uu.ents, llmt have been used a thousand
time, pro and con, iu the more early days
I abolitionism, on tli in question. Hut il'
aania new tmin til argumentation could Ik?
licited, liy the statement of sonia ilnin, jut
eernprchcusive qustiou, I ltiici 1.1 Im glad in
taka a part in ita discussion. Aim! In lend
IT in lhal direction, w ill slate n prnposi
lion, tlm negative nl' which I will, by a Ku
ril of i:ilerf(tliroili tin- Rogle), maintain,"
against any one, or morn persons wlm may
pr'MT In affirm, a follnws: .Imerican
Slavery never hat, does not note, nor never t in
axial by virtu 0 uny fur eonttruct.on of Hi
at( AUTHORITY. This ltll-Mnll, in its lati
tude, might, I presume, embrace nII iIihI any
rMii could wish In say cither in ili lfi.ee n
lb llil.le, or "gainst il. lone!, ing the 1.. niter
involved. I ,(i 1,11 wif.li 1.1 Im fasitd a will:
fegaid in tin- question i.hnvit slated, lint J
lliilik ill- discussion mi. lit I (: mam- i.itiri St
ing, HI!. I mImI beneficial ttl HlO Alitl-Shlfr)
avuerpiise. I hope I id.all hiar so.m from
thtira wlm ni:iy f.-.-l interested in the matter.
I would say lo Mr Wright, Hint in liew ol
Swtritifi in prnspci-1 u kind nl' Idler w 1 hing
bsCUW.inii,wl,;. i.(ll lll qileslii.n is BCCCptcilj,
would embrace a tie. rough ii.vrlinlioii o
ihr Hililu Willi leli-iince lo ila aaueiioii t
ANieritruii liliive.i j ; 1 m ill licrlme riving ny
caiialrui-liniiM of ilit iioIiiIhiiih you will.-,
I prowtiii. lint rliimlij tlu-ic Imi no imrly
MtnJuTaltHxl ami ioierly nrranjjeil ilia-iii.u
f amiia xn li pronuiiiinn, I aliull nl omn
fniura lime coinj'lv with jour ri-iiei, l.y
(iing my viuwa 011 ill pinmu)i:a y on nuiiif,
a4 all aimilar unen.
lUniKi'tliilly, I mil youm,
To J. W. Walker and H. C. Wright. N. N. SELBY.
To J. W. Walker and H. C. Wright. N. N. SELBY. HARTHEGIG, March. 1st, 1853.
Washington and his Slave Woman.
In Ciliniiml Qiiim-.y'a Siiimliinl " rcirt
of Ilia inneliiiv of ilia M.iaiAciitiaaita Ami
Slarary Society, ouuma 1I10 mllowitig notice
of Mr. Pilliilitiry'a riieccb t
Mr. Pillrbnry, 011 ilia firnt aveninn of ilie
Mavljiia;, iiihiIm a iirntl niiiitite aiiiiiKy ol
Mr. 8uiiinur'a iieci'li in I lie Si-ntile, ami i-er-lainly
priaeiilei il 111 a grout noveliy of nv
lilla. All ita weak pomia wei innM im
nerrirnlly eXHieil, ami nihiiy -ioi,h wenl
way Willi very ililfi rent miinna nl il limn
ly lirooylii with Iheni. Winn 1 any il
waa dona uniutrcifully, I do hoi menu Hint il
waajone iu uny unkiml or aiivne apirii.
The crilieiam waa aa calm, liniiiHiiiiiiHn, Ixir
ml enniiiit, 11a it waa niiicli'ily and iliurotili.
1 Iruat llial it will lie jiiveii In lliu puhlic,
lhal il may he relnleil, if Hm.itile.
Anil he wua mil antwlii'il with ihia ireat
inanl of (lie living; hnl In even iliil mil
wuhliolil hi Imii. I irum the U-ml, and ven
tured lo diKaeiit entirely Irnm Mr. Huoinn'a
wiewa of llm r.iinl.icl 01 Wiilinittmi, in il.r
Jiintterof Ilie Slave wciinun lie, wrote In tlm
Collector ol Purlainiimh 10 eateli lor him, il
ha could wiihnul pnlilie m-uiiiImI. Mr. 1'ilU
iMiry aeemrd In lliink llml Mr. hiiiiiu.er
von Id have heen a h tier Ineml to the inein
ry oi WaKliinjilnn il lie im mil eKHM.il
Jinn in the elmriieier of a Hlave-liiinler In Ilie
face of Ilie wui Id. 'I'liere, rerti.inlj, waa 110
Moral iiiuWiu-e laMween Vinliui(!lim and
l'otler, Him mnaier of Thnuuia tima, exeent.
ing lhal the hitter lliouglil more ol " the lit
finite iinK)Nm:e" of Ihu examiile, and lea
of Jiia own diameter, and the liirnn-r more
of hit own chararler and lea of the w hole
utile examole. Doth aenl on lo have a ahive
cbukIu lur him, only one did noirure w heihrr
il " would excite a inoh or even tilu-nay aenaa.
lion in the uiiiiiU of well-diHHMid nerMina,"
anil Ilia other aid. And if Hie recovery ol'
Slavea be a lliin rilit to Imi done, ami nl
good eiiHiiuiile. I u.iut aay lhal I think Pol
ler the Krealer hero Mud miriut of the two.
For Vathiiijtoii never re-ardd the wiahaa
of the wo. linn, any more limn Poller did of
the man ; il waa only hia own character and
the feeling nf wcll-diepoed peraoua llmt
made him leave a dincieiion m ihe jen: ;
which Poller acorned when puhlio duty
deniandml the anrrilice. The iiloluiora of
Waaliiiiglon hail lietier waa aa ugrty na
naaaibW over Ihia uaaaogu in ihe lil'a af ihrir
Lero. Jtin poaaible tlial xiatarity will put
binj.iu a lower uiche lima Ilia uuivrraal
Yaukaa Nation, have agreed la aanipn him,
ailipe lie died for whiln tin livi d, ihey were
hf no mean to unanimoua nlmut him. Mr.
FiTtalniry concluded hia remark on ihia
Miatiat" by reading Mr. Bumner'a ataiement
thai lb fugitive lirad in Iroadom to good
old nun, n niotiimipiii nf the junl forlH-nrniire
of him whnm We aitly call llio Father nf
hi mniitry," and rfiiinrkiiir Ihnl he auppi.
rd, on Ihu aanm iriuciih, it niiht lie nnid
llmt Jlu ChriM lived ae hilly as h did (it
neniR rttciirileil Hint lie hail aevrnil limea
imrrowly eariiprd ilualh at their handr.) a
monument of Ihejusl forbearance of (Ae ikrlbei
Encouragement Scraps of History.
FROM THEODORE PARKER'S SPEECH.
Looking at lliee lliiiiRS, looking nt llio
men we have yet in Ihe National Li-iritduture
looking nt the men we hnve lull in the
churchea Innkinu at what reimiiua of the
iriwa,i.uil Hie uohle ioorn.iln workuiu an 1111111-
lully in deteuco ol Ihe ri(lil looking al this
siHii-aiiivery mriy, tntlier In Hill l iei; Hod
I ' I think Hii-r lire anine very cheering
aiwna in Hieao timeaoi nura. Imleed, I lliink
there linn never hecu a liimi which, 011 the
whole, wan more nohi.mx limn Hie nieiil.
We have very preal etila lo overi niiie here
in new l,iinl(inl ; hut we have oveicoum
greater evila than Hiene. We complnin that
Hie I Vee tjoil meiiiU rn of Hie Henaie hnvn
la-en aliul out 1, 001 eery Cuiuiuiitee of llml
laiily, lieciiinm lliey did mil belong in a
'henhliy' iir)!iiiii,.iiiou hut what ilnl the
Lejcihliilure of Man-meliiihetta do mice, w hen
il Im. I uieiiihern Hint did not lielnutf In an
Ullheallliy oinul.iziltl.ili? In 10:17, llio Max.
achoM'lln Lefiielnliiie .ibmiI tliln llei n e I
Coied it lo-il.iy limn the rccorda in the Stale
Air. Willimii Aiinnll Mnfi qurntinucd
in repaid liia liuml nan In n m :iii.iii or re
moiiHiiaucn ami lie jutined Hie name main
Ihl.lii.y il o be hi Willi, H1.1 (;otjii llili 1l'I.MI A-ll
In. 11 Iroin heiiik a I nln i lliereot' Mr. J.1I111
(;.it'-liall alti.iniiitf tii.,i M'-. Wheelwright
I tnuoccul ami lh ,,. wa oeiwcuted lor
ilia I111II1 wi.a in 1,1;.: miiI lirnu.wed liuui
la ii1(i ineHibri o il.e IVuu and order wit
fii"u Im- two more deputica to lie riioaen hy
liiir li.M 11 01 jlitMou.
Sd !M, Mo. Ii;l7.'
'I Im ; i.entl Conn vn iieinrciiiinjf Mr.
lieelwnulii a cleruVMiiu tor lieie : 11,11
mo 11. .1.1. ,11 , Ic'nten niL rli'i'i d H.ii,in TVnn
not a iioiili. r i.i.m, nil alter tin, (nvoliiiiou s
one 01 iin-iti r-ili. il a 1iMitn11M1n1.i l! atiiinl
ilie riiaciiiioii, nml tlm other nflid he was
iiilit in doii,! m ; ami the ureal ami i;.'iieil
I'oorl oidereil Hi, in in en hnme! 'Mn y did
not Im m a healthy orpHiiization, and
Ihey were kicked out 'nt Ilie Htale Home,
That was in Hie low 11 o II.mvoiii ! What waa
the iio-i iiitinn ol Kic .Soilcia in C'liigreaa
in con. i.n ioii wilh that? What if the
Laio. r in the lion-i-i.'Re,r-Hi'iitative
alioiilil lunik Hie H-n-liin d-lepalioll tint hollliil
00 Il.e K nil (j'leMini,, mid eXiel thrill lor
leinjiei ui.ee, and order Hortou tn make a new
election what aliouii) we a.iy lo Hint ?
Then, a:aio, we eon. jilalu ol the Fupilive
Slave Ijiw. Let 0. u read the I'liilive Khive
Liw of MaiMachuaeitn not many yeaia a'o:
Il i nnlervd, that w heuevur any anrvaota
ahall run Irum their mantem, or any other
inhabitant, privily (ret away with aiinileiou,
01 all iiiiemiou, it ehall Im law lid lor Ihe
next maiMi-iita 0 the rnuetahle and two of
Hw rhiel inhabitant where 110 mapiftrale,
lit n im u and bnata or ij Auacee at the
:uh(ic charge In liuii-ue aoeh iwreona hv ava
or land, and kritiyr Ihem hack hy loree of
at inn.' Sent. 2.1. I7:. A
The Fugitive .Slavn L-iw of the United
Sialea! Why, il i- a ' h,ibu cormi act' iu
ciiiiiaiixou with that !
Do you iiimh) men complained of audi
law ? See what lain I mch ua wa(.'Ked their
Il in ordered, llmt Phil. RuelifV.i ahull ho
whipped, hia inin cut nil", lytied 40, nud
hiininhnd mil nf the limita nf jiirinihclinu lor
litlcriiiK iiialieioua and ei'iimlaloun r ieechca
nyaiiiM Hie (invoriiuicut mul ihu Chinch of
Salem.' Jan. 14ili, !(.
Iii ItKW, there ariivcd lit Chiirlcatowti a
l.ii called Ihe John and Sarah, ami il waa
laden with whin? tteo hundred and itvtnty
trhilt men, thai were In he auld into Slavery.
Tiny were 'coimitftied' tn Mr. John Kunlmll
and owned hy Mr. John Hear and Robert
Rich. Thene were men thai had been taken
captive hy Oliver Cromwell, in the battle of
Douhar, ' deliver d nolo him,' a John Cot
ton naiil, by the hand ol iod.' They weie
notd out an nUven, (or nil, m:u, einhl or ten
) earn J and mmiih of the uioft iiiliiinitliuil
tau.lllen nl B.,aloii are il.-M'eu.leil Irom Iheao
20 nlavea, 'Ihoae men who are now oili
lo Ihe IJem almiieal Ue)(inii-r and Hie lleiahli
Orlico ti. get coal of nrmn, may ;n buck tn
lie count ncrdn, (late,! (w2,nml they will
find lhal lltcir lathera hud arum elioii);li, but
110 roata at all to cover thrill. ( Luuhler nud
eheera.) We have got rid of that kind of
Shivery, ll.oneh ihero ia ciioue.li of another
kind here iu New Knlaud; and it will be
aa eaay lo pel rid ol black Slavery na it waa
lo jci rid of that wrong ol white Slavery.
Juat now, we have a great many a'lliej
1. mi, 11, 11 iu our ueii. j uere ia Hie apirit of
commerce, and every ceii.un akuws ua lhal
Slavery ia an iiiatriunenl w hii h due not iay.
' I'oui Richard' Hie great New England Saint,
anid, ' He Hiual lw a rich man Hint emi allord
In work with m.oi tmila.' l eard a mecliaii- !
ic'a U.y om e any, lie mutt tat HMir man
that will wink with na.r UhU,' and if a rich I
man ht-eiiia with them, heaoou become aior. !
Every cenauakhnw llial SUvury w orkabudly :
iu Kenlticky and Vtieiuu, lhat Ireadoiu
wnika well iuOhiouud New V01U. Hyaud !
hy the npiiil of cummer will ha uu our!
aide. Etery iiiveiilii.n, cvvry Ulair-aaviug '
conlrivatica lielp break Ihr. yoke on llio j
alavw'a neck. The until w ho firat yoked oxen, '
vvyoktd uieu, Ei ieaaou' caloric engine i a ;
mighty i'lktrou.eul Ut prtnl t'lavery out o
Ihu world. I'y and h, Hie .irit of com- I
ineree will be aroi-aen, Linl men will las aa
glad lo gel rid al their tool that doe i.oi j
nay. a once they ware lo a-at it; and then
the commercial iiiit will be pro-freedom aa
it ia now ro-nlavery.
Then there ia the spirit of the nation. At
U day, v are aooeUDtly put to tat Uusib
The Itrilif.li rorrenioudcuco with Siaio
aliiitnra thai of Atnorica, nud fie comment''
nfthe English press make ua do ildv nahainml
The voice of (icrmany, ll'inga v. Ait'lria
all ia putting America to the lilnsli) and ere
long we shall Im no nshamcd, that ourwlron
shall tread Slavery beneath our feet J licit
mond Etaminert and their Northern Coadju
tors cannot save it.
THE TRUE RELIANCE.
Hut my rulinnce fur the extirpation of Sla
very ia not 0:1 the spirit of commerce, not on
the spirit nf politics, not on Hie voice of the
nations the oiher aide of ihe water. I recog
nise all I hero a allies, and mwerlul allies,
100. The) are Ilie ' m iti-rial aid' llintJwH
need, ami we are get in it. H it I rely
Ihe lloinniiily which ia iu man, or llio moral
aense that ia Imtu in every laidy, ud un llmt
piety of spirit which look gratelully lip to
Hull, nud iu every period ol hie desire to
wive Him with mind nud councii-uce, with
heart nud aoul. The strength uf the Anti
Shivery parly lies iu this that iu good report
and in evil report, without tear nud without
favor, they hnve appealed In the humanity
uf men, to Him justice of llio natural con
cicnee, to tint alf'eeii.111 nf Hie natural heart,
and In ihu piety of Hie natural soul of ever)
man that ia born of (d. There lie our
nil eiifjlii, laud there in the hope uf the A uti -Sin
11 y part). '1 he God of H.ittlu in nguiunt
ua the true Ood of Justice, Peace ami Love,
He in 011 our aide. Wi:h their eye on the
(od of heaven and earth, with hia 'higher
law in their hearts, they have looked al the
Slate, nud said, ' Wo riely you!' tney haw
looked at Hie Church, and auid, ' Cotno mi
with your thunders and your liglituiuiti, and
your aeven last piques we defy tou !' ihey
have looked nt the Spirit of Commerce, and
Mid, ' We will trample your iniquity under
our feet, fur the Cod ol J limine ia on our
side!' Ay, the Cod of Jiifeiico it 011 our
ni-lc; ami sure i. Hie ami briiia lij(lil,uinl Ihu
night datkiiva, atid 11111 1 man, ami Ciod is
iod, so sin i tbia euleruria lo triuuildi.
From the Albany Evening Journal.
A New Slave State.
AN ORDINANCE lor the Govornnicnl of
Ihe IVintorj nf Hio I'niled Slates, north
vest of ihe Ohio Kiver.
Ht 1 rnnriW by Ihe L'uilrd Slates in Congee t
Art. li. There shall h neither Slavery nor
involuntary setviiodu in the mi.l Teriitotv.
otherwise than in the punishment of crimes,
wnereoi inn parly shall have been duly cou-
Done by tin-United States, in Congress as
sembled, the J.'hh day of July, iu the year
of our Lord, 1787, nud of their sovereign
ly ana iniiepemiencc tlm I'jin.
The proviso of NntlMii Dane is ended.
The, ordinance of the datk agesuf 17C7 bus
been replaced by a more modern and Chris
tian euacliiieiit ono more in accordance
with the spirit of a great Nation of nineteen
million nine bundled and eighty-oix thou
sand of Slaveholding People.
The " equilibrium" ie restored. There
are no longer aixtoeii M Free" to filteen
"Slaveholding States," " Democratic Voting
America," uudur the lead of ita Little Giaul,
despairing erhaiti of gaining new acquisi
tion of territory abroad, have determined,
like Charily, to begin at homo. They have
loimded a new Slave Slate, and its inline is
Tho People of the State of Illinois, iu
Senate and I Inositol' Represenlnlives ne.ein
bind, " in order lo rbinhlish junl ice, ensure
domestic tranquility, promote Ihe general
welli.re, nud secure the blessings of lila-ity
lo themselves and their posterity," hnve en
acted lhal niter n certain period, it shall he
a crime to he black, brown or yellow iu the
State of Illinois, and lliHltlie penalties there
of shall he transportation lor lilii and rale
at public vendue.
'ree colored citizen, and all sojourner
within their gates, w ho do not hy Hie expi
ration of the aforesaid period succeed either
in becoming white, or getting out of the
Slate, shall be sold. Their " inalienable
rights" are to be alienated. Hut thin is to
he transacted w ith a due regard lo the forms
if law. hcther the party accused itt re
ally gtiilty of Alricau descent, in a question
uf fuel fiir the Jury. Whether ho sliull be
sold or exiled ia a quel 1011 of law for ilie
Here ia the Ordinance of 1653:
Be. it enacted by Ihe People of the Slide of Il
linois, rturetenlt 'd in the (Jenerid Msimbty ;
Sec. 3. If any negro or mulatto, bond or
free, shall come into litis Stale, nud remain
ten dnys, w ith Ihe eiident intention ol re
siding in the same, every such negro or mu
latto shall bo deemed guilty of a high tnis
dnnteaner, and liir the first otiunco shall be
fined the sum of fil'ty dollars, tu la) recover
ed before any Justice of Ihe Peace, iu the
county where said negro or mulatto mny he
louud ,- slid proceeding iu l!ie name of the
people of tho Slate nf Illinois, and slin'.l ho
tried hy a Jury of twelve mon.
Sr.c. 4. If said negro or niu'alto shall lie
found guilty, and lb fine assessed he not
pal.' forthwith to the Justice of Ihe Peace
belorn whom said proceedings were had,
laid Justice shall forthwith sdvertits suid
urjro or luiilnui, by utiug up notices 1 1 if re
el iu al h-s.t three of the moat public place
iu hia district, which sai-l notice shall be
putted up for ten da) s ; and oh lit day, slid
at ll same place u.eminiHid iu said adver
urmeiii, tha slit) Jualic shall al ri'aMC
al'cTioa proceed iO SELL aaid negro, or
uuilslio, tu any ruu who wilt pay iwid
fine and coats.
It ia iu thi way that tha Democratic party
line their triumph of last tall. The plaudit
f the inauguration of Gun. Pierce will be
echoed hy Ihe rap of the auctioneer' ham
mer, far the first lime in the territory uorth
We annex the Is lest miotmioo il.n ...
kel. which we liud in The Chimen ymmnl l
Old nud .h cripid Ireetneii, slightly enlnred,
u snie on igui 11) die Mate. Voting nml
active, sold lor tin crime w hich impairs their
ulm huvin t nflvmleil ihe hnv hy iH-ing in
the Slate or -r ten d iva ipiick n ilea nt previ
on ipiotatioiis boiiphl lo thi) South tfc.
From the Phil. Daily Register.
Slavery a Blessing.
Some time ngo, nil llio slaveholders wnntcd
of the North wn In calch nil lln-ir run iwaya
nud muzzle the press in regard tu the defects
of slavery . It was ngreed Uhiii nil lian.l-,
lli.-it Ihe Iieerors hail rather a poor opi .ion of
Ilie patriarchal system whic'i ptrvinls down
Sonili nml wool, I run olT if ihev could ; nml
llmt the less said about oppression, except uf
liiir-cninplc.xi.itic.il people, the better shun
holders would he pleased. Our merchants,
clergy, judges mid men nf nronertv nml
ststiilnig generally, approved of this mode of
seining nl) emhnrrnNsitlg business. 'J he
compact was objected In, only by tho men
cnimiiuiily called uUrai, tcanlrict or crooked
rails lhal won't lie in any pile. The coin
prmii'Hi) net wis pin-d.iiid the " Ijw nud
order" press lufa cnrcl'ully nh.Haincd lioin
nllusioim tu slavery, nml, in llieir derlainn
lions on the licaiuy of freedom, r'opped In
explain that Iheir reinatka wero iulcliiled
otily to apply to Europe. Asia, and the Sand
wich In'mnla or puts of the world liir distant
from ihe Southrin Slates.
It would seini llmt the slrtvrlinlders nre
determined to pm-h their victory 11 little fur
ther, nud rail on its tn adiuhu idavcry as n
nicKiiaof evleuilintf Christianity. Tbe'.V. 1".
Courier and Inquirer i the great orgnii of this
new Crusade in In-half of the liin-ign slave
trade ! and it lm pet Peter tho llerii.il in
the Georgian, who rjourinlir in the columns
of ita Saturday's number. The proposition
on which ihey iusit is, tint the bent wav lo
save liter souls of the Alricau savage is lo
catch them nml reduce Ihem to shivery in
lite South. After a few vents nf hard labor,
ihey are tamed into model Christiana ! The
Georgian quotes whli approbation the opin
ions of Di. Slil.-s, who maintained bcli.ru
the Presliyteiian Gem ini Assembly of 1M0,
lhal "the men who dwell south ol .Mawm &.
Dixnn'a line have done morn In convert the
heathen than Ihe whole world bentrl.-." And
why not? Are not the three millions of
slave iu our Republic set down aa Christians
in every geography? No one, classes ihem
w ith the PagatiH. The Courier and Inquirer
nuns nroailly Unit our l oreigu Missionary
Soeh-tiea are ImuiiiiI aa ('hritians tn cense
"'eir present plan ol operation nm! go heart
'l into he win k of Ihu African Slave Trade.
Il any a, ( l-Vh. 20,)
"All the cffiirt of ihe Christian world
among the lieulheii, involving us Ihey have
the expenditure of i.niohl millions, have not
done so mncli In ChrisliaiiiZti nud civili.i
them as Ameiiean Slavery has done unioiig
the stolid savages, who were brought to ihia
country from Africa, and among llieir de
scendants." Holdly and well spnkrn ! Let the Foreign
Missionary Societies go to fitting out slave
ships, hy ing in largo stock of whips nnd
hnudciifls, li:r the moro speedy propagation
tho love cf God ! Instead of Htbles, let
them take manacles ; and, instead of the
longer and shorter rntechisms, long nml
short llintigs Ihr whip-lashes! Seize, with
rtiliiaii violence, upon the freo-liiiibiid wani-
na ho stuuils bemtnth Ins native imlms.
his bead proudly creel, tint generous blond
coursing swillly through every vein, his ner
vous hand grasping the weapon wi;h which
has battled the lion of Dm desert, nml bin
eves bent lovingly iinon die diManl hut
which shelter his wile nml hnhes; sei..; this
man, who is actinias a tig.tr nud bold as tint
untamed eagle, hind his strong limbs, thrust
gag into Inn month, hrnve linn down mm
Ihu crowded, filthy and suft.icatiiig hold nt
slave-ship, wear out his strength by starva
tion nud his spit it by stripes, subject him In
the long, living death of the middle passage;
and when you put him up 011 the block in 11
Cuban or American slave maiket, a bioken
hearted, hrnkeu-spirited limn, with no tie tu
bind him to life, save the innliuclivo love of
living, then boast you have made, him 11
Chi isti'iu ! ! And when bin desceiiih.nla
slink tu their tasks, starting ut the crack of
the whip nml cowed beliire 11 master's ey e,
claim Ihem na converts tu Christianity!!
Wo lack words In express our loathing of
lliesu insolent ileliauccs of Ihe moral senti
ment 0! the cumniuuity nf theso nlteinpls
turn slave-ships into churches nml pirates
into missionaries. H id we to chouse, we
would mlher lie tho fierce nml hco savage
on the banks of the Niger not tliiiu Ihe
scorned and humble slave of a cotton pluii
tat ion but than tho Alricau slave-trailer or
any of his abettors, be ihey iu the pulpit or
Ihu editorial chuir.
The London Timet discussing the lient
mciit of Hritinh teamen by South Carolina,
shows the inconsistency of our government
" They hnve lately dispatched an armed
rxpeditioti lo Japan, ami one of the soundest
jiialiliuaiiuu of this menacing embassy i
based upon Hie n.liospilalile licalmeul ex
perienced by hireigu seamen al the
hand of tho J.ipamae. Now, iu what
does this lieatmenl ddii.T Horn lhal inflicted
UMiii similar visitors 111 an American airt,
and jiisiilied by an American Governor?
The Japanese look Uhiii a Stranger a dan
gerous to their institutions, and they Irame
iheir own (Hilice regulations accordingly, in
vii too ol which shipwrecked mariner U
consigned Ut severe custody. The Ameri
can of South Carolinan proles the same
views, and adopt the same precaution. They
make no exception or allowuuce for the
M'rilsof the deep: aud.if 1 vessel from the
republic of Liberia were driven upon Charles
ton strand, every passenger who escsped the
ftiry of Ui wore would bo iusuutly incer-
j Cernted in Charleston jail,
probable ililT-rcncn hetner
Wen., Iliie.itnl n...l
Christian i.risous. there Is liinrnlv ...1 .1;....,.
linn between iIipss I wo ruses, nud we request
Ami-ricnns tu consider wluit nnswer they
could return, if nn Alrienn Stnt.i pnwerlul
enuitgh tn fit nut n UW gun squndron, slinuld
send tn (airulinn exactly such a mos-mgn n
Ihey are sending lo Japiiu.
The Slave Trade in Brazil.
From llio following pnrngrnph, wliic!i is
copied from the It 10 Janeiro Correio Mcr
cnntil of llcccmher .11, f.V, imit would
suppose that there is Ihe most holy horror
of Hie slave trade in ltrnr.il, nud lhat it ex
ists only by tho coniiiv.nice of the people of
the L'niled Stales in nfiordiug the htcility of
rovering it by their flag. The f ict is, there
is no crime on the statute-book of tint Unit
ed S'nle for tho cot issiou of which by
nil American citizen he would he more like
ly In Im brought 10 piiiiMnneiit than tluno
which prohibit nny participation in the slave
Irade. It is not unlikely that in tlm rnse re
ferred In in this net, forming n rntijerliirc
merely from the ptobabiliiie in similar cas
es, lhal if Ihn American flag has b:en 111 ule
use of na alleged, it has h .cn dniin by tho
fraud of foreigners, nml not of American
clti.tiiH, Wo learn from tho correspondent
that the vessel alluded In in this extract is
staled in a piivalo letter of the same date lo
he the Cantnrro "lurmcily American."
lloslon Daily .'Idvcrtirer.
"When wo yesterday noticed n diseni-'
hnrkation nf Africans nu our coast, wo said
it wn repn ted tn have hecu done under tlio
Americnn up. We now learn that it k.t
(he flag uf the United States which piolectcd
thin piracy, ell'i'i'ted by the suhjccls nf t!iat
great nation, who, in defiance of Ihe orders
uf their own G iverinnent, nnd in violation
of their country's laws, have dared to defile
the glorious standard of their nation in this
iihnmitmblu trail" in A means.
"If tho Government of tho American
Union do not take iiieiisureM tn indicate the
honor ()f their 1. ig, nnd enable their diplo
matic, nud naval ngcut tn prosecute the
olVeliders, the sl.ivu trade, will receive n new
iinptil-e, and the American (lag, which has
contributed so much tu the civilization of
the world, alway s respeclcd n the ensign id"
a power I'u I nation, will become a looser iu its
dignity nnd glory.
' It ia said llmt further speculation of the
same kind will ho protected by the snitiit
flag; nnd tilthoiigli the American Minister,
aided by tho commander of too squadron,
w ill do nil he ran to prevent it, w hat can
they iicromplisli with only n few men of
". of lare size, on so i'XV:nivo a remit ?
"However, we must not despond. 'Jfio
imperial Government will employ nil lawful
means nt ita disposal In ferret out nud bring
lu repentance those w lm think Ihey can viu
lalu Ihe laws In which thtv lire euhjct-1,
thereby suhj-cling 114 in great evils, pniiunt
iug 11 pi'cjinlico iigaiuat luicifpier, uud re
tarding our prosperity.
Our Great Men.
Ititt is it not odd to sec how our public mm
dwiudlo us the country grow big! When
l!i rurfnro of our prosperity wn a very
rhnmpnign ono, when wn lived in the Vule,
ns il were, nt nny rate wi had pyramids iu it,
or, nt least, giants walking over it. Hut now
llmt our volennic energies have heaved its old
level lo the height of Alps, wn find only pig.
inics perched on them. With the single ex
repiioii4of Polk, we havo never h id a Presi
dent Hint would not I nvo had some sort of 11
place iu History, until some Virginia Dioge
nes, mousing about n idi his lantern in search
of an honest man of tbe particular stamp.
piclteii up nttie l' ru 1 1 K 1 111 ricreo somuwheio
in New Hauipshir-! And Ihe Amei iean
people, like llu; fanners in, Itrudingnng, had
m put on their spcctitclcs to see Ibis new
Gulliver, ibis political manniliin, this Presi
dential Giihlrig!' And then they took hint
up with their thumb nud forefinger and ten
derly set him down in tho Whitu House nt
Washington. Hut tho siua'.lur the puppet,
the moie readily will it obey the w ires uud
hop this wny or llmt, or lorn summersets of
nny given pattern, n .cording as the masters
of ihu Show 1 1 .ink good. Mr. I'ieico will
lullil ihu mission of 11 11 Ameiiean President
is well ns n bigger rogue. I 'or nil he has to
do is tn let the tbe slaveholders havo every
thing their own wny, and call it Concession
tn Preserve tho Union 11 just Consideration
of the Rights of All Hurls of ihu Country
Aduiiiiistriiitr liie Government iu n National
nnd not n Sectional spirit. The fiiruitil.is
nre nil cut nnd dried lu his baud, nud by men
who had uu notion, when Ihey were cutting
nnd drying them, that they were doing it Ihr
his hem lit. Il is that that gin s flavour nnd
raeioess lu his liiaugiirul. Il.t may be us
goodn boy ns Jacky Horner himscll) ns hu
puts in his thumb nud pulls out those plums
the cooks that put them there never meant
Ihem for his eating. So he does well lo any
grace lur Ihem u hu devuutly does.
Hy the way, when I said that nil tho Pres..
idenls, except l'ulk, until now, weto men
that would have had some kind of a nicho
iu history, had Ihey never hecu presidents,
of i-ntiiao I did Hot menu tn nicho Messrs.
Tyler sod I'illinorc. 1 fingct Ihem (as who
will ever reuieinlair either ol them, except
ns ihu men w ho signed Ihe Ai l iidiiiilting
Texas and tin) Fugitive Slavo Law?) nud
only meant the men chosen Htreitl Presidents.
And, then, the men of w hom Cabinet nru
made, one would think lhat they, ton, were
chu.cn iM-enure noln.dy hud ever heard of
them! Of Mr. Pierce, Cabinet, Mr, Marcy
has been mentioned occasionally, as Polk's
Mexican War Secrstary, and a the Govern
or of New York w ho charged tho Statu filly
cent for the repair of an envious rent in hi
unineitlionahlcs, received iu her service. I
don't mention this last iu his disparagement.
Not at all. It wn tha most creditable thing
1 ever heard of him. It showed pecuninry
boucoty and exactness, which, like other
Iteptiblic in vii toes, is gelling n little seedy
When would Wi-hatcr hnvo made a rhnrgi
li;o thai ? If he hnd lorn his breeches on pub
lic necniuii, he would chnrgedlinve I'dyThon
Sand Dollars lor il, ht least. Mr. Marcy ha
I e.-n heard of, nud so has Caleb Cu-I.i.ig.
He hm hnd n notoi ieiy.sncli rs il is, nud,
whatever may bo thought of him, nobody
will deny him nbility nml industry. Ihu
who, in ihn name ol wonder, nre the others?
Giiihrie,C.inipbell,D,.bbiii,oi(hn rest oflhuin.
I have 1111 doubt thr-y m e vciy great men.ns 1
infallibly la-livo in ihn Immortal fitment She
authors mid nuihoresses on Hm rover of CVej.
hnm't Magazine, only I must confess lo never
liiivin heard of ili.-m. Ami it ia not only
Ibis Constellation lhat sill rounds the Rising
Sun, but that which nrcnmpntiied iheg,;
ling Lustre of Mr. Fillmore. How ninny of
Iheir names can von count up on your I'm
gern, Mr. Render? If I w ere n sporting ehnr
ncler, I would bet Sixpence that nut one if
my renders enn nniun Ihem over iu two min
ute from this present rending. I am sure I
.1. .S. Standard.
Our tenders will remember Hint GriUhif wis
the iinmo itivcn to tjulhvrr by Ms little nurse
(not above fortj feet high), (ilun.dalclitch. du
ring his rci.id.cnco In that Liiqito. I'rinter'i
Well My the render is there nny thin
new In ho said iihniit lhal ? No, there i
not; nud we were just going to say that il
wa 1111 old vice, nu old curse, nnd the dcnlh
poison of ni iny mi old nation. The history
of tho world i t stained nil the wny down ila
I il I ! 1 1 1 -1 1 corrri.l will, il.n ..r . .
1 1 ... i, muii 1
nml this of slavery been prominent among
........ imu 11 nan nun slavery ; mul llioiigli
il was Ihn constant companion of wnr, mur
der nud rnpine, it wn no less slavery, ami
no less bitter to endure, because it has been
repented upon generation alter gencrulion
of the ilnh, initiate. Man with power, hn
ground hi weak brother into the dust, ever
since men have recorded the wrong which
have darkened enrlh. Il is still to. Selfish
iiian nsks hut power, ns tho mentis tu gratify
his lust t.f gniu nnd nmbiiion, till he tram
pie his helpless felluw under. Hut il is lesa
so than it has been. The "good time com
ing" has dawned upon im, though ihe sun ha
nut rUen in warm 11 into universal brother
hood. The sword ban lean victims; nnd tis
lash has lea to do, bin still there nre mill
ions in weep ImmicuiIi its string; nud the re
coil of that lash awuits more than one notion
Ancient Greece, with nil tier free inslltii
tiaim, wn full of Lues, Cot inih-had 4i(l,(XK)
slave wiil.in hw walla. Athena had 400,000
slaves, too!, 000 freemen. Many a Greek
owned his 1000. And iu Romn many of
Ihu free citizens claimed from 10,000 to 20,.
000 of their I. ... ....... a ...:i.: '
. n 11. 11. inn
nt 0110 Hum perished iu nu attempt lo free
themselves in Sicily. T:iis wns in lands of
liberty, refinement mid ait; but the poison
wrought il wink, uud those nations havo
perished, nnd iheir children drink Ihe cup
of slavery in llieir turn. Moro or lesa Ihia
vice ha prevailed everywhere 1 hut never
has it existed, without leaving it deulh taint
upon the, nation w here il wna.
The lesson 10 ti j t!,at our work i not
noun ; nor nru w n discouraged. We, ns tha
friends of rinnncipatioii, have hut begun our
labors; but they hat 11 not been fruitless.
The whole of our political eflorl is justly
coiieciiiralcil upon ibis. Tiulh, Justice,
.Mercy, Love hci kou us lo lill up the down
trodden, bind up ihe brokenhearted, nnd let
the oppressed go free, while patriotism call
us lu save our country lo purge her of tha
deadly iiillnencrt within nnd send her institu
tions down I., posterity worthy of 11 and Ihem.
And this is nu old lesson too, nnd one that
wo must never Ibrgct In tench, to lenrn, lo
prnelicc nun that duty bids us inaka our
daily work till il is nccoiuplished, nud then
if not, hand il down to i.ur children lo finish.
Liberty is bought nt tho price of eternal
vigilance, and chains nre tho ulleruative of
Ibis. Wo hnve not begun it as the work of
a dny, uud wo are not to look fur its full
achievement lo-murrow. ,h!i. Sentinel.
From the Evening Post.
A Man in Chains.
It this the lnd our fathers Inred,
The freedom which they toiled to win!
Mussr. Editors 1 J11 passing tip Wall
slreel last Saturday nfleruoon, about five
o'clock, 1 encountered n mob of men anil
Iniys: they wero fiillnwing a slightly made
uud thinly clad colured man, (the dny you
will remember 11 bitterly cold). Ho caina
ilnw 11 Nassau street and was going on thro'
Hiuitd sireet, keeping the, middle of Ihe ill eel
but, at the order of n limn who kept up with
him tin Ihu side walk, hn turned toward the
shipping nt the tool of Wull alreel. As ha
passed 1110 iw his hnnd wero umnacclntl
behind him, nml I concluded on iho instant,
hu must have been laketi ns a fugitive alave,
uud lhal ho would not be thus publicly driven
through the streets without legal process of
soitiu sort first bad. 1 nud others hnve mad
inquiry, hut can learn nothing of nny recent
cuso ol slavo catching. Can you, Messrs.
Editors, who, of course, know every thing,
tell us about it ? Or if mil, w ill you ask Ilia
Culinn Coinmiitee or their legal adviser lo .
eiilighiuii us? Our southern master and
llieir whipptrbiu must give 11s a litilu lime lo
gel used lu these scenes. This, to 1110, first
sight of 11 slave iu chains, was decidedly tin. '
pleasant j hm, No. 1 c.ui't conquer my '
prejudices. 1 give it up. I niUai g '
Wluilier, not Webster 1
Shall outraged nature cease to fool f
Kind! mercy's tears no longer How . ...
bhall rulliim threats of cord and steel
Tin i dangerous gloom, tha assassin's blow, :
, 1 urn back tho spirit routed to skt
Tho Truth out Country aud tb Slav I '
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