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nam-ing the value ninl promoting the
m l.ithe rapid sale of
I'uimiu uoioain, i reier jolt
I clary i.l tl.e Interior.
i - -
The subject of internal improvements cliiminir
.use me interest ami good , r nil, has iievcr
lhcM boon tho ha-i, ,. ttiiu li .liti, 1 ,j,.n.i,
.... r,..,.., H- iir,.p graven hiii! nl division I c
liveen siiiicsiucii i f eminent ability iinj patriotism
I h rule iif strut construction if' nil rwor dele
Kiien i. V I nc Mini; l,i t. ,c,ietnl Kmcri.meiit. Im
itriiin;;J umdl' lr.nu tune i., time against the r ti.irl
progress ol expenditure livm t,e intiinuil tic.isurv
on work of :i lo.-al chara-tcr, within il p States.
.Mcinor.il.!o n nn eporli in the parlies of thl Mib-"'"
jeet is th iiii ':i''e of President .Itn-ksmi ilm ''Til.
of May, ItiSi), wiiiidi met tl.e spirit of internal im
i-'ovrinents in i n comparative infancy, hut so rnpid
li.i I been its growth, Unit tlio proiec'ted ni propria-
in Hint veiir for works ol ih'i character ' hint
risen to the iilarining ntnuunt of more than one
hundred millioni. In il . ,..,, ii, t,.;.i..,,i
aiinitto I th d.Ui -ully of hrin i u k the min-
p.i u.im oi me ft, vurnn.ciil t) luo c.ili.t:u :ti"li nl
t!ic C institution set up in 17iU, nnd tnnrked it n
an a lininistr:iti nr.i .1' i f the ni..r.ii .r i-nsvit.
i3 that instrument w ith sleeple-s viaihinee iininst
the nuthoriiv id' rr." e dont which h;id not tl.r
Miioti.in of most plainly delined puwers. Our ov-
ei.ts, under a wriitcn rontiart lietwen
suvero.irn S;nte. mm n, l',.r n . ill.. . l,;...i. ,i
with collie grants 1 1 their genernl ng.nt. If then'
in tho progress, nl its ndiniiiistratii n lime have
departures fron; tho terms and iiitrnt of the
compa-t.it is, nnd will eer I e, pri i er, to refer
tisck t.i t'ie fiu I at.ind ud which our Cithers left ,,.
and to hriko a strong ell'irt to conform our action ti
t. It ivntiM ..'.nil fli.it ihn r-i.-f iT il l.rii.i'it.ln I...
id' hem rer-'cl fr mi ll: first hv n .n rif il r
wisa t i I mMt pilri ii) in-1 of t!i rejiuh'lio, and
a mlicr h ruin., ni m ,i'.c I eonvi u.t airiiVi . lil,
arriving nt n onclofioii which m I e r...t.l..,l n
satinCwtory to its most e.irno.'t n lmireis, should
tho inrpiirv, v.li?!hcr there urn v not le n
plan moio likely to'be ero'.v;ie. by h.ippn.v rcMills,
vvi-.bmt pjro'jiiiii any s nm I distinction or ei-
detices to as-crt nnv principle n i opposed t, in,.
needcj 'fur the i.roiccticii of internal
rommoroe w hich does not eoiialiv apply to improve-1
menu upon tlio e:ilioar. for th- proiectinii of I'or-
cign cT.nmeive; i sui.mit to you w lietlier it may
not he safely anticipated that if tho policy were
oil-C settle I a iin-t up ro;n iaiimis ,y the I iciieral
(ioveiiiuient f.,r h i-al Iinprovcme'.its.'for the bene
fit of Ooniiiiercc. 1, iciliti-s re pin ing expei ditun s
would not by mod" and mean ch-irlv leilimate
nnd proper, raise the fund no. es.-aiy for such con"
slructions m the safety or other interests of their
cammnreu m.iy rerpiire. If that can be icgardej
as a system which, in the experience of more than
thirty years his at no time so commanded the pub
lie jii lin vil n to give it the ch tra-ter of a settled
policy which, th.oiiich it b is produced some works
of cou-e I-I import in- e has been attended with nn
cxpen lilute quite disproportionate to their value,
ni: . .1111-. ll.i .1 II. r'.IKIII'l' I 111 initv niiin UIIWII
oh.eMs whi..-h h ive answered no valuable purpose.
Tlio intniests of all States reriuire it to bo abat.d-!,'ri,i
nn"il, unle-s hopej in y l.e inilulgci ,.r the liiture,
wnien nnano viirram r.itticpas..
" mi a. i nnxiouj oc-ire lor ire cotnpietion it inc
w-orki t1i;.;'.i are rcarled by all good cit'tiens with
sincere interest, 1 hue d-emcd it I r.y duty to ask
nt your h m I n di libenite vn'..-.-si'lii ntinii of the
iUe t'.o:i w ith n hope that nniinaied by a desire to
prunio'o the p-i ui'iin nt nn 1 stib-tautial interests of
fan eoiintrv. v.inr ,vi .1,.... .., ,v ..r.,-... ,,,,.1 ... n.
i.'; ' ... . i . " 1 i '
pliod to this s.il,'.-t may p.on,i-e something b.-ttei
than eanstnnt strife, the Mispensiou of the powers
of loevl enterprise, tne exciting of vain hop,',, and
the dtsapimintnient of cherished exi ecta'.ii.ns.
in expending appropriations inadn hy the last
Congress, several c.es have arisen in relation to
works for the improvement, of Harbors, which in
volves questions ns to tho right of local juris
diction, mid have threatened conflict between the
authority of the t'niicd States an 1 general jUovoru.
ments. ,..,.., ; j
The right tt construct a breikwaler, jetty, or
d-im would secin uuceisary to enrrr with it the'pow-
ojf to protect and preserre sucli totwlcuciion. Thin
oer vhe aoil:- lei ao eiaase of tli vuatttMiim is
frnnd on vHiieh to rent the olaim of the United
States M MenHssv jurisdiction, over the soil of a
Stale, exVopt that conferred hv the eighth section
of the first nrticlu of tho eonstiiution. It is then
submitted whether in nil cases whero c .nuructions
are to be erected by the General Government the
right of soil should" not be first obtained nnd legis-:
lative provision be mndo to cover all such cases.
For the progress made in the construction of roads
within the appropriations of the last Coii"ress, 1
rofer you to tho rennrt of the Se-relarv of Wnr.
Thcro is one subject of a domestic 'nature from
which its intunao importance nud l!ie many inter
esting questions of future policy winch it involves,
raiiuoi i iu to receive your early attention. I ul-1
ludo to tho nie.iiis of couiniunieiitiori by which dif-'
f ..... . e .i . . ,
fur'ent p irts of tho w i lo expanse of our country are
be jilii ed in closer conneciiou fur purpose both
of deteiuo an I commercial i.itercourc, and more
oipo-ially such nn nppertain to the cuti.inunicatioii
of theso great divisions of tho I'nion which lie on
the opposite tide of the ltocky Mountains. That
the government has not been unmindful heretofore,
is apparent from the aid it his all'ordcd through up -
nropriatious f,r mail facilities and other purposes ;
but tho subject will soon tin-sent itself under as -
pe.-ts more purely national, by reason of the tur -
veys ordered l.y Congress, nnd now iti the process
of completion for communication by 1! liln.ads
across the i contincut, mid wholly within tlio limits
' Tl! o'!!ri o.'.h'.o'., .. i
X???iZl?:. "?C: r V. T "r;"'
fcttc. and to protect :i territory and ,.,.ua,i,.
.... ...... ii.u ti.iuoion uo -
.. ,. ; i ... i. i ,i i- V 1 1
of this power I mt V,, ictu c7 U y o
nonstriicr ,;i;i i, ., i . . . .
Hofu 'e J ' r 1 of
v.iL .. - . ...
".'TV" I!' i'V c.iirre. n.r sucn ! setts,
.....ii r" , "' . -
no sound unjoiutun can be rir.se.1. Happily lor our
uuuiiu oojeoiioii can ne rir.sen. iinnpuv lor nur
country, its peiceful p dicy and lapi.lly' increasing
population impose up!,,, , no urgent necessity f.,r
nnd leave fo- trudless deserts be-'
ween assai able points, and a p t A ti- eon e ever
and generally able to '.Lt"l tlJm. Thete
necessary links, the enterpriU and e,,er- of our-llSjZFTX
people are sle.vlily and boldly stru-li,,,, t supply
'aiiL.,; ri.". r." .5. ... J 1 -V
All experiniici alarms that wherever private enter
priso w ill avail, it is most w ise for tire general gov
erimioiit to leave to that individual watchfulness
the I ication and execution of all means of Coinujit
uicatioti. Tho surveys boforc ti'ludcd to wc:o designed to
Ill,- Ocem. Parties are now tin' iel.l ,n,.l.i,,
, . .i . . . i
c'i-.ii .iiiuil ..i;.r irci ions cxzilllllltllions rail not
tuiiplied suli.-icnt d it i, nn l where
there was tho
best reason to hope the obiect e u;:!it mitrht lei
fjunJ. The itieatu a:i I ti.t.e b.ilng bjth limited, it
is not to ln expected that all tho accurate knowl
e lgo desired w ill be obtained, but h id hope I that
much and imp u-taut inform ition will bundled to
tho stock previously posesse,!, and that partial if
not fu'H wjjorts of tho .surveys ordered will bo ro-
cuived in lime fjr tranotiii-si 'n t i the two houses ol
Cngress n or bef ire thu first Monday in Februa
ry next, as j:tiurej in tho a.t of upropritition.
1 yf can afford to wait, but w o cannot afford lo
.rurbiok tho ark ii' our security. It is no put of
"7- Purl," l P"'9 pv9"1'1"'" ' t" "y subject
ssrujon may p.opoily he ronirdc 1 as ret ht ro it by
the dulibcrulu judgiiieut i f tho people. Hut whiff
the present is bright with promise and tl.e f'oluie
full of promise and inducement f. r tlio exercise of
of active intelligence, the pat can never be with
out nsofiil lessons of admonition and instruction.
If it dangers serve not bh 1 e.uous, they will ovb
ilently fail tn follil tho ohjuct of a wise duid-'n
uc. i in Kra roan nave closed over ail who arc
now o.iueavorinit to nie.t tho obligations of duty ;
lie yoar 1 HJ will h r timed to ns a period filled
i ' . 1 1 . : 1 . 1 a uslul war'I
of a sufiessful war
ruicn na'i jusi lormuiaiiM.
J ) v brought with il
il y.vst argiiiii .iit.itioi, ol territory. Disturbing
wesMont arose, bearing upun the doinoitio iustitu-
s)ms I f one portion of tho couledcracv. and intnlv.
. . ... r . . , """. au iiivoiy -
iit;tU onnstlliiuoiial righu of the States, .but not-
i " ""'"."V"00 ' l"'ln and foiilimont-
WUIL'L ttlttll tftltol 111 !.! il-.o. Ij. ,1.,!.. tu ....I t
. ... . - - - ' - - - - ....III, .1 IIU -II'Ti',
liar,"'l"'le actively in puldic nniurs there was rut
".,ori''.v n n,iot ncquicsence, hut n prompt vindica
tions '"" ''l0 constitutional rights of the States. The
1 ',l'r.0 Is 1,0 1'otideiiination which Ilia voice of frce-ernini-nt
! l,ron"un,- u"'n "" we rrove
'"I? difl'erent parts of this vast coiilinent can no
I n""c ,1C oxl',cU"' '"bold tho same opinions or en
iieun ! lorlnin 1,10 ,:""u ""iitiincnts, thnn eiery variety of
! M,il "r Le expected to funiich the same
na n iciUa!e to nil the trials of the camp nnd dan
s.isest ' f"r the licld. s their united wisdi in proved
to tlio greater tak of fnuiiding upon a deep
an'' ,,r",l basis, inslitulions which it has been our
I privilege to rijoy, and will ever bo our mt sa
provcuients '"red duty to eiiftain. Jl is but a feeble enpression
Oo pn.vi.ii.nj, tho atqniesenro tf distinguished
,iui - nB wniife ucvouon to me i tuon run never L.
1 doubted lias civen renewed vi.jor to mir Institutions
ivml restored a sense of repose and security In the
l'"'11"' uiinj throughout till! I'uiifedcrncy.
urn una repose n 10 suner no shock miring my
ofiieiul term, it I hn power to avert It, those who
have placed mo here ntnv le assured. The wisdom
i I tl.e men who knew what independence coot, who
hnd put nil nt stake upon tho issue of the revolu
t'n nary Mrucirle ili-nosol of the subject to which I
."'hr t numb of power nnd prost erity whiih
made tin whnt we nre.
' 'l " n significant fnrt I lint from the adoption of
t'onstiiution, until the officers and soldiers ol
I evolution Imv e passed tnthclriirnvcs.orthri.iiuh
i'dirmilies of ago mid wound, had ceased to
i r0!','rT''l powers were scrupulously respeeted. No
I stntesnmii nut forth the narrow viewi of rneuists to
,j"f,''y interlcreni c nnd Biritntion, l.nt tho spirit of
, "" ivp'cira m wicreu in nit 1.J1IUI
I ,,n""f. 'id indispensilde. For the prent excitement
eivil lilertv, thoiiirh environed y inherent (lif-
w Jet homo forward in apparent wenk-
r,iw,r 'l'0l',"r ,0 0,1 "''"'nfles.
! iaiuiies mini (treat HUM. line men iiinmm-
I agricultural products : iney can uniio ion common
l.ject and sustain common principles, essential
.1... . ..c .i.... ..i.f ci.-. ll.
'J'he gallant men
' 1 f tho St. uth Mid the Uirth cculd t!acd l'";Ml:cr dll
inc iiiiii ii i.i ni.tnci I'l nun oojici
'rin ,,,c slru-glo of the reiolutii.n. They could
! stiuid to-ether in tho more trying period which sue-
1 ':ee fc I the cl.in.'or .f nr:a. As their united valor
B 'i"'t ",r""K nl universal to say that their sons
whoc blood mingled so often upon the same field
during the wnr of ll J, nnd w ho have more recent
ly borne in triumph the (la of the country upon n
loreign soil, will neier permit nlienntion ol feel
ing to weaken tho power of their united ell'orts, nor
internal dissentimis to paralize the great arm of
freedom uplifted for the vindication of sclf-goi eminent.
AMERICAN ANTI-SLVAVERY SOCIETY.
The proceecinys of this meeting aro to bo puh
litdicd in pamphlet form. Wo shall this week, in
11' . i . , , , .
:llUlni0" ,u wl"u ,vn Ir-ady g"Pn our road-
''"'y I'M 'be resolutions adopted, together
with the letters
to tho meeting, which will be
, less repudiation of tho lcclnraliou of ludepcud
to 'lu-e and tho Golden Uule.
i That nothing is so important as lo admit of the
' VJ I Z . r .' .
! ; "? ,' J ! 1 ,lcl ft,,e,KC for.. tl' inncipn-..-ipavation,
""n1V,.,,",r . "' l,"n'1"'? "I1 m,r M"1' ,ut ra"'V,r "
1 ' l 1 y ,i"Mr "M''".'1'"'"""' re
ready i l'" Tn?;''.' l ?00,1will.,"1,l t ,,rirt,
' " ol ",C,P "'l',y-a"1"'t'd Hint, in
maiinor, they are powerfully accelcrntinir the
Wlierca, The commemoration of tho Second
l'eca le of tho Aineriean Anti-Slmcry Society prc-em-i
a favourable opportunity to renew its testi-
' .'. ..n ... .cB. io w.v
lll.illln II, .! I.. .1. ill. ... ila ...n.. ...... 1.. ....... I ... l,n
icveriiirow ot Mavery; thcrelurc, he it
H '" Society, rejecting tho use of
nll.''lirnnl wnpons a etlwl its beneluent object,
T1'0' "'""c on the constant promulgn-
k. .nu uuui unu iia iiiiiiiiui lippiicuiion ill me
consciences and hearts of tho people; on "the
opposition oi inorul purity to moral corruption,
the overthrow ni' prejudice by the power of love,
nnd the nbolition of Slavery by the spirit of re
pentance." Thnt it still niaintnins, as at the beginning, thnt
eviiry man who retains n human being in bondage
as a marketable commodity, is a muii-tUaUr.
That any relitcion which recognises and sustains
such a relation is spurious, having bo connection
with Heaven, unfit to be tolerated on earth, and
"""""'K the most flagrant impiety toward Ood,
""'v'10 ""'V;81 barbariiy tuwurd man. ....
i "'. ""t'l the nature of man is chnnged, and
",J '" .,lie "u,r"1 (fvornment of the! inverse
"J" plicated, and n Uud of justice is blotted out
. ,u l'"versc' " " "ol po''lo l"' Slavery to be
l'1ht u'!',or n"Tv circumstances ; and, therefore, all
I1'""0 '" " I'wd ' chattel servitude should be
lu',"'od'at'',-v imJ ""londitionally set free.
, J '"!' "'"'"'er govennncut, Mutute, parly, te.-t.
!,'"uri'''. creed, or parcliinent, assuuics the rightful-
u , f .1 - . I . r . il .
ucssct the iclutioii of imistcr and slave, deserves
to bo execrated and rejected w ith horror, it being
n feti-cv tdent tiiitii that uil men arc created
equal, nnd endowed by their Creator with uu iu-
alienaute right lu lil crty.
lhat the rejection of this statement is a Hlinme-
, postponement of the slave's liberntion, even for nn
hour neither tho preservation of the Union, nor
. the safety of the Church, nor the peace of society,
j uor the enfranchisement f nny people subjected
: to civil despotism ; but it is to'be demanded at all
times, iiudci- till circuuistnnce, nt whatever cost,
t Tliat the highest expediency and tho only sound
, policy is obedience to il.o i!i-ht ; hence, the aUli-
thai of Slavery being demuiidod by justice, ciinnot
: be iniurious in iinMl.liiir il,.,i r rll,i i.i ...
Resolved, That tl.e renewed and heart-felt thnnks
"' it l.y their contributions to the
I , , ,,,, !-.,. .,,,.1,1.. I. ...I i i .
i t' ' "". ".'"" ;"" inannci ; nnd
"J ino'C cuipi ntic re igious testimonies trnnsnnlted
I 'im cw'h .obe i''!'"',-l ' ?"''-"'C
inn fourth in the support id tho impious system
f "very, by ndmilting slaveholders to Christian
communion; nnd wo earnestly beseech them not
tu r.,. . ... nMon' . -l,., , ,
itu irive any heed to the assertion, wbcreter or l.v
.. i.V .- i. .1 . .1 ... -. i . '
approach of that day u hen tho trump cf jubilee
sunn prociiiiiu uueriy mrou;nniii nil the world,
unto nil the inhabitants thereof."
llesolved, That nur most grateful acknowledg
ments aro tendered to our long tried and inestim
able f'cllow-lubourer, James Miller .Mi Km, for his
i . l'"'VM",".ur,,-Sl."" " number.
ss luiso auu malicious char-'es brought aira list
ihetn by the enemies of individual and uuiversal
freedom, during his Into visit to Knglmid, and also
to our equally devoted friend, Sakau Pigu, for a
similar service performed abroad, during a more
protracted absence; and that wo hail their return
to these tdiorcs, in health and safety, and to the
field of conflict, ready as hitherto to spend and be
spent in the noblest cause of the age.
ilusolvod, lhat, in regard to thu Colonization
enterprise, we make no issue on any of the follow
ing points whether Africa ought not to be re
claimed from barbarism and idolatry ; nor w hether
block missionaries are not better aduptod to its
climate than white ones; nor whether it is wrong
to ussist voluntary emigration lo the shores of that
uoutiueiit; nor whether the Shim trade has not
been crippled, or drivcu from thoir localities b
tlio colonics ulretidy established ; nor whether the
settlement nt Liberia has not uttuincd, in tho same
period, ns liijrh a position us did I lie Plymouth or
damnntown colony; nor whether tlio condition of
the li en colonic I pool. Id hi this land is not one of
groat hardships, and surrounded bv many ulHicting
circumstances; nor whether, to those who ure held
in bondage, exile with penniless freedom is not
( r jferablo lo u life of chattelited servitude ; but it
1 1. what are tlm doctiinos, designs and measures
I 'if tho American Colonisation S.Kticty, and
tho American Colonisation Society, nnd is it
' worthy of the countenance uad suiiport of a civil-
j ied imd Christian psonle?
Kcjjlve 1. Tint wa nbl
abhor and repudiate the
. C'olmiixati..u K,u.i..i., ... .i.o r .ii. i. ...i,-
jvoioiiiiauou nuciety for the I illowing uiiiohg oth
reason: I. because it s.uioii.m il.o ioiornal d,
trine that man can rightfully hold firoporty in his
t,-,.l. . n , n ., . J I .1 .J ,,
w-inao; 2, because it is nr.in icj nud controll-
ed bj Slaveholders, whoso aim it is to git quiet
ude, security and value to the hive system, hy the
removal of tho free blinks; 3, because it declares
the leprous spirit of coniplexional prejudice is nat
ural, and not to he removed even 'j the operations
of the llolr fnirit upon the heart: 4, because it
is Uic bitter, mnligiinnt nnd active enemy of the ,
Anti-Mavery enterprise; 5, because it stimulates j
and sanction tho eiinctiiient of soul-crushing laws i
and prosvriptive edicts against our freo coloured
population, under the pressure of which they shall
find it impossible to stand erect on this their tin-
live sou, ami may tlicrclore lie induced to emigrate
to Africa; 0. because the motives it avows, tho
fcnti.ncnts it inculcates, the menus it uses, the
measures it sanctions, nre bnse, cruel, demonincnl ;
nnd, 7, because, from its institution to the prosent
time, the objects of its professed commiseration
hno unceasingly borne tho strongest testimony
ngiinst it as uncalled for, hateful, persecuting,
Whereas, among tho endless devices of tho pro
slavery spirit is the attempt to divert Pttention
from the great issue now heiiirc tho country, nnd
to bnftio tho operations of this Society, by raising
against it the most false nnd malignant outcries,
such as that it is an Anti-Sahbath, an Anti-Hible,
an Anti-Uovernnicut, and an Infidel Socic'y, etc.,
Itesolved, Thnt tho only views w hich nro sanc
tioned and promulgated by the American Anti
Mavery Society, on theso topics, nre
That it is lawful on the ISabbnth day to remem
ber tho millions of our fellow-countrymen who
have been plunged into tho horrible pit of Slavery.
nnd to combine to extricnto them therefrom: That
the Hi Me is most foiillv and wickedlr iservnrte.l 1,v
the great body of the American clergy, to tho snnc-
iicu unu support ot American Mavery t thnt any
gnvnimciit which makes merchnndiso of human
beings, audhiints fugitive slaes, is to be exerrnted
nnd repudiated forcvori That tho onlv Infidelity
which this .Society endorses is that which breaks
the yoke and lets the oppressed go free nnd the
only Christianity which it rejects ns spurious is
justice, humanity, nnd the luve of Guil.
mni which viuuicaies isiavo v as eomnntiiiio witn
From Hon. Gerrit Smith
Mr.ns. (I irrisom, Qriscy. rmi.i.ii's and Ghat
J'cur t'liemh: Your invitation finds mo suffering
unucr ruMi ol i.iooii to tlic head. Jlv reply must
therefore be brief.
I should indeed love to lo with vouun the 3d nnd
4th proximo, but I cannot be. I hope to be able to
be in Washington nt thnt time.
iruly yours, Or.RS.iT SxiTn.
From Rev. E. H. Chapin.
NEW YORK, Nov. 24, 1853.
Oentlcnrn t You riulitlv npmcliend niv desire
inr trie speedy overthrow ot Slavery m our land.
M l . . "
nnd my sympathy wiih every movement which
tends to accomplish this object ; tail absence liom
homo and numerous encasements rnnder it im-
prnotic able for nie to bo present nt the meeting of
tnc od and tin ot I'eo.
Yours truly, V.. II. Chamx.
Messrs. W. L. Oiirrison, Wendell Phillips, Edmund
(Juincy, S. II. Gay.
From William G. W. Lewis.
CINCINNATI NOV., 29, 1853.
Pr.va Sirs: My father, Samuel Lewis, has received
a letter requesting his presemo nt your Annual
Annivercary, at Philadelphia, on the 3d nnd 4th of
Mr. Lewis's health will prevent him fromleavine
home nt present, while a severe attnek of illness
prevents hnn even answering your letter ill the
manner ynn suggested.
Ho wishes me, however, to say, that his opposi
tion to Shivery and the spirit that sustains it is still
uncrossing and uncompromising. He never ex
pects to cease in his exertions to banish it from the
land, w hilo ho lives, or until it is driven entirely
from our border. The time has come when Chris
tiana, whether in tho organized church bodies or
out of them, matt, it obedient to the faith, rally in
defence of Uod's truth and humanity, in opposition
to oppression of every kind and every w here.
Yours tor the cause of humanity,
WM. G. W. LEWIS.
Wendell Phillips, Edmund Quincy, S. II. dav,
From Cassius M. Cloy.
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Nov. 21, 1853
lrvriruFV. V,.,,!!...! l..t i .. . 1 .1.. lil.l.
nni'i iiiii-T Ul IIIU JOllllllSI.,
;:..:,;,, ,.., .(....j ,i. T.n.;..,t. i; .....
of the American Anti-Slavery Society, is received.
I should bo proud to be with tho pioneers of
i.ioeriy, on such a u iy, did tlino Allow ; Hit It
does not. There is sriiictliiin: ii!iiificiiit in vour
going South. You have "conquered a peaco" in
lk.stou. When you wero driven from Xew York,
a few years ngo, ytu immediately cnir.c in close
sympathy with a largo class of stern men and wo
men, w ho before stood uloft in their countenance
of yjur movement. Xcw York is now won; nnd
Philadelphia must now determined whether grace
fully or no. she must sul.mil tn tl.n ..n.. .H.i.i
truth, and tl.e progress of the age ! You nre right
wl.cn jou class ino with tho.se who contend for "the
lnee,li:nnil ,.inHn,.l r..A.i... ...rui - -
hv a' V. .if. i , . ' i i J
1 within it. So ns wo agree in purpose, wo will
agree tudisngrco in theiiieniis. 1 love "tho Uniou"
as much ns the "SilvcrGriiys"nr Southern catorcrs;
but I love it not for itself ; love it as the means to
an ond. I b.vc it ns tho exponent and conservntor
of the principles of nun's equality nnd self-government.
1 love it us tho legacy of our fathers, w ho
avowed that government had only its authority
i , , . - -' " Y" vi " .V
; v. ..v, . n uo me
t'lirlKtiiinov tin. i r,.it.rt..n ... i . '
11 'J -''.'' religion is w-een man nn.1 his I
God ; und that no man can rightfully, in thisro-l
r . wn " ceusorHiiip over others, J love tho
I nion ns the banner-bearer of the nspirniits of free
dom of nil hinds and nations lovely in order tc be
loved. Hut when it fails in these "glorious" ends
and in theso only "yloi ieii" then (ay I, Ul it
And as I thus love it, I shnll mnke eternal war
upon all cnnliug scoundrels, w bother in Church or
State, who weuld pervcit its true nrestm.in il.
retuinnient of Shivery, and its extension and perpe
tuity. 1 return the w ar of lynchers and "respecta
ble'' mobs! 1 return the wnr of those, however
powerful, whose main buisness it is in these Stales
to "crush out Abolitionism 1" I return the war of
thoso who would, by sermons, tracts, or literature
aid the reaction of anti revolutionary avowals, 1
return the war of thoso who, under tho hallowed
numcsof Democracy uud Republicanism, stand by
foreign despotisms, and who, amid blood and pris'
ous, bear banners inscribed with "law and order'"
I return the war of the Supreme Courts of the United
States, who, under the pretence of devotion to law
pervert every principle of justice, of the President
of tho slave power, nnd of a servile Conirress!
nh a munly heart, which may be beaten dowu
but never conquered. I stand by you all true men !
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...... .... n..,. ,-, U l( .,
... , nn:ruih "1r m '"'. C M. Clay.
" n- i-K.'yi "''''"; resident ; Weudell Phillips
E. (juincy, S. H. Guy, Secretaries.
From T. W. Higginson.
WORCESTER, (Mass.), Dec. 2, 1853.
thank you for the honor done ni
iLt Z . IM V. ' ,oV . ' A--'y cclo-
.7 , ;; !'.. . ;;.: '. "' ' , 1 i 1 cannot
accept it, in coiifernienee of other ei.,....,.
I regard the Anti-Mai ery movement us the ,nral
iJ thiigtHerotim. Beyond ull other questions
of the tune, this tents every man first, and then
alueatet him. I do not seo how thero can be
iimo.ig generous and conscientious persons, more
than 0110 opinion respecting its principles, or more
than two opinions respecting its destiny. And
whichsoever of these two lust opinions we may
iidoi,,. our practical duty remains still tho same
My meaning is very simple. This nation strutudes
umUsr one terrible disease, growing with its irrowih
and strengthening at the expense of iU real strenoth'
Now every disease has 0110 of two resnlts. Eitlier
the disouse kills the patient, or the patient, after all
outlives tho disease. '
.1 Ti'"r V ",'0"? .(ttnd 1 m one of """n) bo
think the mileiit in this ease will outlive the disease
Ihesc point o tl, iurrisin3 mental and Inortij
education of society, to better laws, to the decided
improvement especially in tho condition of the
Southern slave population, nnd the amelioration of
slave codes (in spite of all assertion! to the con
trarv): thev point, tinnllv. to th smut Inn
birtfi of nh Anti-Slnvery Liternture, to prove that
the preat moral power of tho world is at least hc
ginning to produce nn effect. C'ertninly, if these
things he true, they should put a heart of faith in
every Amcricnn man and woman, enabling each
one to fight more strongly on the side of Freedom,
2. lint there arc those w ho dony all this, and
hcliovc that Slavery is gradually gnining a Inrger
and Inner control of our Nniionnl novernmnni-
that the nation is too utterly prostrated ever to re
cover from the moral contamination: that the United
States, "tho Home of tho Dollar," is destined to
fall as the other Home ."ell ; that, in short, the dis
ease will kill the patient. 1 do not relieve this;
but let it be so. llowr docs this affect our practical
action f It if remarkable, that it u in period when
Slalr art Herlininrf thai individual virtue alvayi
sAi'hm hrijihlrtt. It was so in Greece it was so in
Home. Seneca said, " Was there over any State so
desperate as that of Athens undor tho Thirty Ty
rants, when it wns a capital crimo to be honest" fit
is politically a capital crimo to be honest now,
"and when tho Semite wns a College of Hangmen '
who was it w hom n United States Senator threat
ened to bnng?J "Xover wns nny time so wretched
and hopeless; nnd yet Socrates preached modera
tion to the Tyrants, nnd courage to nil the rost."
It wns Seneca who wrote this, nnd lived to act
tho sumo part himself in tho decline of Home.
What a wnsto of virtue it seemed to them! Hut!
now thnt Greece and Homo nro long fallen, and the I
very names of their tyrnnts faded, Socrates and
Seneca still live to guide and encourage a younger
race, on another continent. So it is always with
truo Heforiners in the worst of times; the immedi
ate result of their labour is uncertain ; tho distant
result is sure.
It was an ancient ninxini, that "it it fur easier to
conquer a nation than one vine man" and it is so
T. W. HIGGINSON.
Wendell Phillips, Edmund Quincy, S. II. Gay, Secretaries.
From Henry C. Howells.
oppression, southerners hnve otten been repre-S'-V'
... frl.,1ji inttni,iB f
Rose Dam, near Alleghany, Pa., 1
Nov. 2M, 1M3. )
My beloved Friends in tho cnuso of universal
righteous Freedom; Twenty years hnve passed
sinco it wns my hnppiness to address you on the
lorniniion oi me American Antl-Mnvcry Society.
Tw enty years of patient, persevering and enduring
toil in tho hnppy service of the God of Love.
Twenty years cf persecution and defamation, w ith
all manner of evil spoken fnlsely of you for the
name's sake of Him who pities (he poor nnd desti
tute. Taking joyfully tho spoiling of -our goods,
and the jeopardy of your lives, tho ciecrntion of
tyrants, and the anathema; of a liirelini? priesthood,
you have been thus far sustained by Omnipotence
shielded in the hour of danger, nnd cheered onward
with the promises of Him w ho ennnot lie, thnt Truth
(nnd your causo is Truth) shall finally triumph
over every obstacle, whether it procrecd from the
grosser forms of vice, or from the phylacteries of
wnnt nas ncen emphatically called "American Chris
tianity." The Wd nnd Master, in addressing the
latter class, said, that " Publicans nnd hnrlots shall
enter (be Kingdom before you." What do wo see T
Tho Church (with eomo happy exceptions), which
has shut up her bowels of compassion, deaf to the
wailing of millions of the human brotherhood not
more unworthy than themselves, and dumb in the
cause of those appointed to destruction; therefore
she is losing her moral influence in the world, and,
from her time-serving policy, sinking in the estima
tion of common honesty. Vet, in her God-defying
position, to cover her own shnmc, she points at you
with the finger of affected scorn, and with a men
dacious tongue cries " Infidel." Would to God that
the charge could be retorted, with fearful renlily,
and tremendous power! Again she shouts "Athe
ist!" So did the idolaters of Home to the primitive
Christians, because they would not worship their
gods. Hut the practical Infidels nnd Atheists are
those who handle the word of God deceitfully, who
honour Him with their lips, but in works deny Him,
and his power defy. They form a league with the
enemies of God and man. They deceive the South
by false representations of their best friends. They
deceive the Xntion by representing those who would
exnlt it in righteousness ns enemies of their race.
Hut whnt do we noir sec ? When the professed
friends of the Redeemer nre false to their trust, He
innketh the wrath of men to praise lliin. The Fu
gitive Law, black as the fit with moral pollution, is
working a mighty change. The Theatre, too, bur
dened, like Biialnm's nss, with the sins of the
nation, now with tho tongiio of humanity rebukes
the madness of the prophet! ns in various places,
Undo Tom's Cabin, with all its thrilling heart
rending realities, is acted to the lifo before crowd
ing, weeping thousand. The snmo class of tho
community w ho once wero nroud to bo your nerso-
cutors, will yet rejoice to do tho rougher work of
breaking the chnms ot Slavery. Lastly, if human
testimony is of nny value, you hnve coadjutors
ninong tlio spirits of tho just mndo perfect, who,
from tho upper world, are teaching a purer morality
than that tauzht bv tho churches ironernllv.
Dear friends, my heart's desiro is thnt the God of
love may cnuuo you with heavenly wisdom in nil
your ueiiuereiions, ninno you senious aim liutlilul
to do His will, and nrcsoserve you in pence.
you. the loss is mine. lJut should any ot mv old
friends, or nny friends of progression, journey this
way, I shall bo happy to givo them a passing home
and hearty welcome
I cannot close this letter without expressing my
joy at the successful and happy results of the first
lectures given in the Slavo States by thoso excellent
women, Lucrctin Molt nnd Lucy Stone. Much of
the miirhty work of reform is, I believe, yet to be
accomplished by woman disenthralled from ages of
motive but sordid interest, but they have shown
and will yet evince nil tho susceptibilities of hu
manity, and that they aro capable of receiving and
carrying out tho truth nobly. All honor to those
female champions in tho causo of Kighteousno&s.
Your friend, Henkv C. iIowells.
From Hon. George W. Julian
CENTREVILLE, Ind., Nov. 20, 1853.
AVji. I.t.ovu Garrison Dear Sirs I have receiv
ed your letter of tho lUth instant, inviting me to be
present at the twentieth Anniversary of the form
ation of tho American Anti-Slavery Society, to be
held in Philadelphia, on tho third and fourth De
cember next. For this distinguished and unmerit
ed honor please accept iny sincere thanks. Most
gladly would I be with you, nnd avail myself of
tho cnllioiic invitation oi your Society to occupy its
platform, untrammelled in regnrd to thought or
speech." Nothing could afford me more heartfelt
gratification than to imbibe afresh the rosoluto pur
pose nud martyr spirit of our great movement, by
u friendly communion with its heroes; and it is
therefore with unfeigned regret thnt I find myself
precluded by other engagements Horn attending
Tho object of your Society is "the speedy and
eternal overthrow of chattel Slavery in our land."
The magnitude of such a work requires a faith in
thoso who undertake it cominensuruta with its
achievement. They must have faith in Providence)
in Iteetitinle, in tlio triumph of tho tight through
the sincere strivings of men. - All good cuuses lag
and languish through lack of this Inith, through a
lurking suspicion, wliich finds its way into our
hcartsrthat Injustice is a necessity undir the goy-
eminent of the Most Hiith. If we really believe
in the truths to which wo subscribe in words: if.
in our judgment, we could find but "one strong
thing in this earth, the just thing, the true thing ;"
if wo could fully realize that justice is omnipotent,
and that Slavery and evory othor refuge of lies
miW perish because opposed to tho beneficent or
dainments of the Universe; and if men everywhere
would acknowledge and pructicully apply these
truths, humanity would be redeemed from its woos,
aud the iiiillcuiiil dny would be ushered iu upon the
world. Hero lies the grand difficulty with our
movement. There are even many professedly Anti
Slavery men, who, I believe, are scarcely half con
verted, who manifest no confidence in the power of
trutht they profesi, by efforts or sacrifices for their
advancement, and whose hearts falter and grow
cold w bey the aigna of promise are all around their
pathway. For uiysolf, I believe the Providence of
(led, availing Itself of the blindness and wicked-
ness of men, is hastening on a great crisis in the
history of our country, and that the causo in which
we are engaged is passing through a transition pe
riod, from a feeble and unpopular to a powerful and
dominant movement, nmong the great forces that
are slinking the world.
This opinion is based upon facts which, to tome,
indicate tho decline of freo principle. The pas
sage of the Compromise measures, not more thnn
three year Unco, and the decree which simultane
ously went forth that there is no hiirher law than
the wicked enactments of men ; tho preachings of
muiniuiiinous neaps oi lower law aormons. anil tnc
joining bands of Castle .garden politicians and
atheistical doctors of divinity in the endeavour to
dethrone Jehovah and inaugurate the Deril in his
stead ; the holdingof grand Union meetings through
out tho country, after tho Union had been already
saved by the plasters and nostrums of its political
doctors ; the calling out of the Army and Xavy by
the Federal authorities to assist in the return of a
fugitive slavo, and the effort to drag from the grave
if tyranny and foist into our jurisprudence tiie in
fernal doctrine of constructive treason ; the cold
blooded conspiracy of the Whig and Democratic
parties last year at Baltimore, against republican
ism, humanity, and God ; the recent case of John
Freeman at Indianapolis, and tho recking villainy
of the Marshal of Indinna in stripping the body of
his victim so that a Christies squad of perjured
miscreants and kidnappers might swear according
to the pattern, which they did ; the still more re
recent CBse of William Thomas at Wilkcsbarre,
set on foot by blood-thirsty assassins acting in the
name of tho Government, and the heartless and
high-handed judicial ruffianism ol Judge Cirier;
.1 l I.:... I I r. . i ! I Ll.
ineso nun ninny siuiireii incis wuicn i migni nnme j
are not the tokens of disaster to our cause, but the
sure prophecies of its triumph. As tho natural
fruits of tho slnvo power appealing to the hearts
and consciences or ti lie people, they were demanded
l.y the tunes ; lor it lias been said truly that wrong
institutions must grow to their full stature, and
display all their diabolical enormity, before men
wniciijciipe earnestly in me worn oi ineir overthrow.
We should not desire to hnve Satnn act with a nru-
dent circumspection, and enlist the world on his
sido or disarm its opposition, by disguising himself
in me urnpery oi uueency. ici nun show his clo
ven foot, nnd make palpable the fact that he Is a
devil, nnd his empire will be subverted.
Herein should the enemies of Slavery thank Ood
and take courage. We have unmasken the dragon.
We havo shorn it of its long-permitted immunity
from the right of search, and compelled it to stand
up in its unveiled ugliness before the judgement
seat of the world. The slave interest itself has ho.
eomo a most efficient helper in its own destruction.
It unhallowed rule has at length set the world to
thinking, it great heart to beating, and its great
voice to agitating. The Anti-Slnvsry spirit has
pcrvnded our liternturo, and millions of hearts, in
the old world nnd the new, nre now throbbing re
sponsive to the sufferings of the American Slaves.
it is rapidly moulding tlio puhlio opinion of the
civiliied world, which Mr. W cbstcr used to tell us
is tho strongest power on enrth. It is remorse
lessly breaking into fragments the great political
parties of our country, and at the same time extend
ing its dominion into tho churches and hierarchies,
which it wiil cither purify or scatter to the four
winds as a preliminary to the establishment of
other systems, wherein shnll dwell righteousness.
These facts, and the glorious future of which they
give promise, should animate us with courage, con
stancy, nnd nn unfaltering faith, in our continual
labours for the oppressed. You, I am sure, and
those who constitute tho American Anti-Slnvery
Society, will not be blinded or disheartened hy
tho irregular ebb and flow of political currents,
or by facts which drift upon their surface, but you
will penctrnte it to those great mnrnl tidos, wliich
underlie and heave onward the politics, the religion,
and the whole framework of society.
With an assured trust in the progress nnd triumph
of our cause, I am
GEO. W. JULIAN
l)c ntt-Slaucri) Bugle.
Salem, Ohio, December 17, 1833.
Thero will be a mcotins of the Executive Com
mittee of the Western Anti-Slavery Society, on
Saturday, the 24th mat., at tho Fair rooms : to
commence at 9 o'clock, A. M. Business of im
portance is to come before tho Committee, aud a
full attendance is requested.
Thoso who rocoived bills in their paper, last
wock and the week before, will understand that
they included the amount due up to January 1st.
Our Publishing Agent will bo pleased to receive
that amount, with ono dollar and Gfly cents addi
tional for a year to come.
We hope our subscribers will be prompt in re
newing their subscriptions. They must be, to
make our present experiment successful. Will not
our friends exert themselves to extend our circula
tion. A little effort on their part, will materially
THE SALEM FAIR.
To make the Fair effective, it is necessary that
overy friend should be actively at work, and make
every moans available
We are requested by tho manngora to say, that
they wnnt butter cheese eggs flour chickens
turkeys vegetables. Kvory product of the farm
or the dairy can be niado available, and will be
most acceptable. So will also any of the results of
labor and mechanical skill. Not tho ornamental
and fanciful merely, but the substantial und the use
ful. Whatever you havo to give, thnt can be ued
in the family or the shop, send it on. It will be
acceptable, and can bo made available
CHANGE OF TIME.
Have our friends observed that the timo for hold
ing the Fair has bceu changod from thnt of former
yenrs ? It will be held on Friday and Saturday,
the 23J and 24A of the present month. Thoro it no
timo for delay, if the Fair It to be made what it
CHANGE OF TIME. A SHORT TRIP-THE ROACH SCHOOL.
On Thursday last we left the Buglo in the hands
of our good wife, who plays the jtro tern quite fre
quently of late, and a brief ride brought ut to
Massillon, where we spent a few houn at the Roach
School. This is an institution founded tome years
ago, by Charity Roach, a Ounker hidv. Tnr il.n ken
efit of destitute orphans. Tho fund was placed in
tlio hands or her friend Arvino Wales, who used
this talent like his own, so as to increase ereatlv
its vulue. Ton years ago the institution commenced
receiving pnpils, having then procured a furm of
180 odd acres, with a barn and two story brick
house, with a basement for kitchen, dining-room, Ac.
At that time. Mr. Duwlv and wife, of New Y.,rl.
took charge of tlio establishment, which they have
successfully conducted to the present, they leave
in the spring, aftor a severe and laborious service.
one attended with difficulty as well as labor, but
e. iil.. . ..
or wuicn iney nave proved themselves remarkably
well fitted, by their energy, intelliironce. and cood
In conversation with some of our vnnnu friemU
who are Inmates of the institution, we found them
looking forward with deep regrot to the time of
lining witn meir instructor! and friends, and with
a very natural anxiety for the future. Who are to
be their sucoessort it not yet dotormined. We hope
the Trustees and the nunils ma 1. as,. mil
11 j - i"." j -
nate at in the past.
ine farm it an excellent ono, and under Mr.
Dawly't tkillful management, has an nppenrsnc of
thrift Wliich would be commendable to any agricul
turist in the countTi It is cultivated, mainly, by
Mr. D. and his pupils. This year they have nearly
900 bushels of excellent wheat nnd more than 1000
bushels of corn, which wilt servo to show that at
least they are industrious in labor, which they com
bine with daily study and instruction.
It is the purpose of tho Hoard to accommodate
forty pupils, males and females in equal numbers,
to receive and grmluato ten each year, allowing
four yenrs for a course of instruction. No pupil
aro received at an earlier age than 12 years. It is
contemplated that their four years pupilage will
give them'the elements of a good common educa
tion, as well as of agricultural and horticultural
labor, thus laying the foundation for a useful life
in whatever 'department of business they may
choise to engago in future.
It was a grand conception by Mrs. Koaeh. The
institution stands a monument of her humanity and
wisdom, and its management has not been, lesa
creditnhle to Mr. Walo and to Mr. nnd Mrs. Dawly.
It takes a class of neglected, homeless orphans,
many of them of most unfortunate origin, who,
under circumstances of ordinary and inevitable
neglect nnd ill treatment would grow up in ignor
ance and degenerate into criminal it gives tuch
a home, industrious habits, intellectual culture, and
moral training. Of course somo of them ill never
bo redeemed from their unhnppy orgnnitntion and
early habits and training ; but many will. We
conversed with some there, who, to our judgment,
givo as high promiso of future usefulness at any
youths of our acquaintance.
One circumstance is romarkable, and speaks well
for the physical organisation of this class of chil
dren, as well as for their careful management.
Not a singlo death has occurred in the institution
during tho whole time of its operation.
Like most other places along the line of Railroad'
has suffered a chango in its business, though not
a diminution. It is not now crowded with wheat
wagons as formerly, but its mechanical and manu
facturing interests are increasing, and the erection
of new buildings shows a quiet and sure prosperity.
A large amount of wheat from the west it here
transferred from the railroad to the canal, and by
it pnsscs north via. Cleveland to New York.
At we wore in tho bar-room of the hotel at Mas
tillon, two rather loafing looking citixona came In,
with looks as thirsty as if they had just arrived
from tho Dcsort of Sahara, and said, with swagger
ing air "Landlord, we will tako a little." Very
modest such men nre, no matter how raging their
thirst or how greedy their maw, they want but
" little" But alas, even modesty in this case could
not get that " little." Said the landlord, " We hare
none." "What, not a li'f" said Thirsty, with
eyes rolling in despair. " Not a bit, wo hare
pnssed tho Maino Law." " the Maine Law I"
muttered one, and turned in sullen disgust, with
rnpid strides for the door. "I nppmve the prin
ciple," snid tho other, "but I must have a horn
now and then," and ho vamosed for nioister quar
This latter, we presume, was a hater of slavery
in the abstract, like a pious Doctor of Divinity
who would be flesh, fish or fowl, as would suit the
company while tho former would represent well,
a good, pious, Baltimore platform Whig, who would
viudicato slave catching from the Constitution, and
slavchdldiug from the Bible, nnd do it above board
and "care nothing for nobody." We liked the sulky,
thirsty independence of the former, which said,
" I'll have my horn whether or not," as much as
no despised tho cowardly meanness cf the other,
who could violate his own convictions, and then
boast of the suppleness of his morality. . .
Tho chivalry of South Carolinn, It teems, whip
white women an well ns black. One of the Charles
ton papers has the following item of news:
" A whito woman, a milliner, of industrious
habits, nnd having a Inrge family, wns convicted
Inst week, nt Charleston, of larceny, and sentenced
to be imprisoned two mouths and roccive ono lasli
on the bare back."
The Now York .5iii very justly remarks:
Woman whipping is disgrnceful, and generally
cruel; but in this caso the "one lash" did not
coustituto tho punii hnient that w as in the inde
cent exposure, which the blow sorved as an excuse
to make. Such punishment mny bo lawful, but it
is none the less an outrage ; yet, similar occur
rences nro very common in the Carolina, except
thnt the women nre ueunlly not white, or only
The Governor of South Carolina has, as later
accounts inform us, remitted this punishment of
the lash. They scein ashamed of it, and woll they
moy be. How long beforo they will be mnda
ashamed of thoir whippings of women uncharged
with crime 7 of women who aro whipped without
the formnlity ot any trial who receive not one,
but perhaps one hundred Inshes, at unbridled
power and passion may dictate.
Woodstock Manual Labor Institute. Rev. Jf
W. Pennington, hns been appointed President of
the Woodstock Manunl Labor College, Michigan,
and has accepted the appointment.
This institution was established by Mr. Prior
Foster, a tulcntcd and enterprising colored gentle
man of Michigan, and has been thus far in good
measure conducted by him and his accomplished
daughters. We aro glad to learn that the institu
tion is to increase its means of usefulness by com
mitting its diroction to Dr. Pennington, at President.
NOTICE OF THE PRESS.
Tu Lillt. sMrs. Bloomer hat removed with
her pnper to Mount Vernon, Ohio. Her husband
has purchased an interest in the Weitern Horn
Journal, of that place.
A New Paper John Mitchell, and Thomas
Francis Meagher, cammence a new weekly paper
this week, in New York.
Windham Countt Democrat (Vermont.) Thie
excellent paper, edited by Mrs. Nichols, tends out
its valedictory in a supplement. Mrs. N. hat re
ocntly returned from Wisconsin, where the hat
spent several weokt lecturing on temperance and
the prohibitory law. She is now engaged in lectur
ing on temperance and woman't rights.
People's Journal. The second number of thit
Journal has made its appearance, and quite merits
the reputution of Its predecessor.
New York City. A course of thirteen lectures
are advortisod in New York city. The speakers
are John P. Hale, Hon. John O. Palfrey, Hon.
Joshua R. Oiddings, Mr. C. Lenox Remond, John
Jay, Esq., Rev. Henry Ward Beeoher, Miss Lucy
Stone, Hon. Horace Oreeley, Rev. Wm. II. Faroes,
Win. Lloyd Garrison, F.sq., Roy. Theodore Parker,
Wendell Phillip, Esq., Ralph Waldo Emerson ,'a '