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illatcljman State iFoiiviial.
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TltiirMlnj, July t.1,
XATfOiVAL WHHi NOMIXATIMS.
rote I'ltiisimiM',
VIN1TIELD SCOTT,
or kv.w JnnsEY.
nit vicc-imuisiihixt,
WM. A. GRAHAM,
OF NOHT.1I CAUOMNA.
For the Presidential Campaign,
1852.
Tho Watchman & State Journal will be fur
nished in packets of 10 or more, to one address,
from July 1, to Doc. 31, 1 SS'l, for SO cents or iie
sir montta -payable Hindrance.
County Convention.
Tho Whigs of Orango County will moot in
Convention at Chelsea, on Saturday, July 17th,
at 10 A. M., for the purpose of making nomin
ations for county officers, nnd making arrange-
ments to sccuro a perfect organization for tlio
coining election. It is important that there be a
full attendance
Uy order of tho Co. Committee,
11. MARTIN, Chairman.
The
Watchman for the Cam
paign.
Wo observe that our neighbor is to publish a
' Campaign Patriot," niatinct from its regular is
sue. Wo shall do no such thing, preferring to
electioneer openly nnd abovebonrd, in mir regit
lar columns. Lot it bo understood, then, that
tlio " Campaign Watchman" is tlio regular
Watchman the only one wo publish. It is
cheap cnougli ; wo mean to havo it good, fair,
nnd none the less efficient on that account.'
Whigs ! send in your orders.
The Whigs of Vermont in Coun
cil. The State Convention, at Rurlincton. on
Wednesday Inst, was by far tholnrL'Wt nolitical
convention which has been assembled in Vermont
einco tho groat mass meeting of 1810; its do
liberations were harmonious. Tlio only ques
tion m Vonnont is, whether Scott and Gra
ham fcliall lead by Itn tlionsand or twenty thou
sand rotes' Wo co in for the huiliest number :
in fact, with a good cause, good candidates, and
tho right spirit which evidently prevails among
the people t Vermont, there is no sort of ex
cuse fur being content with n small victory
ermimt should ho tho Banner State. Whigg !
lot us w in that honor fur her. It can bo done j
and it is for you to any that it shall be dono.
Wo will not undertake to say exactly how
many whigs wero assembled at lliirlmgton.
Somo Bay five thousand, others ten thousand, and
others moro yet. Thcro wero enough there to
show that the right spirit is abroad, and to give
assuranco ol an old fashioned whig victory.
Washington County turned out nobly : it really
looked as though Montpelicr and Northliold had
sent every whig voter, whilo other towns, (wo
suspect all the towns in the county,) worn well
represented. Withal, tho Montpehcr Hand, uni
ted with the Hurlington Jt.mil, (both under the
dircction.of Mr. W.m. 1'. Baouer,) added materi
ally to tho pleasantness rf tho occasion, nnd won
golden yinioiw from tlio crowd.
Tho faTATE Ticket comprises men of unim
peachable character, good abilities', and largo ex
perience In the public service. Mr. FAinii.tNks
received -II! votes for Governor, out of (JO on tlio
first ballot in Committee Mr. HoLnuooK 12,
nnd President Wheeler 'J. For Lieutenant
Governor, Hon. Wm. C. KiTTnEtiur. and Hon.
Josr.ru War.neh each received IS on iho first
ballot: nnd on tho second Mr. KiTTni:iiue ro-
rcived a majority of tho whole number east
Sir. Howes was unanimously nominated by the
Committee. Tho voting proceeded without dis-
cussion, and 'vithout any-persons beinj; named
as candidates, and the several ballots were,
thcroforc, a genuino cxprossion of tho preforon
ces of tlio Committee. Tho ticket w as uccepted
by a unanimous vote of tlio Convention, and
heartily commended for tho support of tho peo
ple. The Resolution will speak for themselves
inlaneuauc not tu bo misunderstood. Thuv re..
j
quiro no slavish submission to any form of words,
no indiscriminate approval ot any body Plat
formbut embraco solid, enduring, correct, con
stitutional Principles, and measures of sound
roucr, which the people of Vermont havo un
waveringly maintained in the past, and wo doubt
not will always maintain. It should also bo a
matter of just pride with every Whig of Ver
mont, that theso principles nnd measures, which
havo so long been cherished by Vermont, nro
now also, substantially, tho principles of the whig
party of tiro nation, having boon promulgated by
the National Convention, and in the letter of
Gen. Scott, The resolutions wero concurred in
by every member of tho Committee, nnd unani
mously adopted by tho Convention.
The speeches wero of n high order of excel
Icncc, eo far as wo had tho privilogo of hoaring
them. Mr. Morrill nnd Mr. Russell acquit
ted themselves hnidsomely and to tlio entire ac
ceptance of tho Convention, iu the reatud and
hearty cheers abundantly procd. We did not
hear Gen. Coomiis, nor that excellent man, nnd
excellent whig to boot a genuino specimen
of tho .iroiiu Aomo, class Vermanier tlio Rev.
nnd ilon. Alvmh Samn; but wo will be bound
that the crowd wero not disappointed. It was
our lot to hear tho response ol Gen. Coombs in
tho Philadelphia delegation at tho Baltimore
Convention, on tho presentation of the medallion
ot the dying 1'atriot, Henri Clat. A more
touching and eloquent speech wo never l,r.l
and wo could well atford to Jet it stand as the
last, to us, of the dUtinguished orator.
Tor tlio rest, wo refer the reader to the official
proceedings.
Great Destruction by Fire.
X)a Thursday nnd Priday, Montroal was visit
cd by tho most destructive fire that has over oc
curred on this continent. St, Lau-renrn .i
Quebec suburbs, including elso some of the most
valuable, buildings in the city, were destroyej.
no nuuiucr oi LUiiuini's itnMmveii is n,..,i ..
from 12C0 to 1500, nnd thousands of pcoplo
werentripped or their all.
On Friday, Boston suffered severely by fire,
in rurcnasu nnu uroad Streets, and on Fort IIIIL
unbs estimated at y-JWyKX).
Indiana. Tho Louisville Journal of tho Cth
says : " A prominent Democrat of Indiana, one
who has never be.en anything but a Democrat,
one whom hundreds of our citizens know, say
that Indiana will undoubtedly givo to Gcu Scott
a larger majority than she gave to Gen. Ilarri.
son. He state truly, that no matter what cxer
lions the Democratic leaders may make, thcro is
nothing in tho character or career of Mr. Pierce
that can possibly kindle the least warmth In the
hearts of the people,"
The Vermont Watchman and the
l'latiorm.
ti u-s. thn editor of the Patriot, wo believe,
who once on a time insinuated, that it was rath
er nn up-hill business for the editor of the
Watchman to tell tho truth. Whether tins inca
pacity was the result of mental infirmity or moral
nhlinnitv. was not hinted, but tho better opinion
at thnt time, seemed to be, that so far ns poli
tics are concerned, ho was much moro knave
than fool. ...
This opinion is somewhat shaken ny mi rc-
-onl nn tlm WhifT Platform, Olid W ill
doubtless bo still further weakened as the cam
maun troes on. A permal of these commonts
wilt render it ewemeij imu.u.
which weakness predominates. Wo say weak
nesses, fur mendacity and stupidity nro both
weaknesses, though differing somewhat in kind.
Hurlington Sent.
Saxe of the Sentinel wo havo been accustom
ed to regard as a gentleman and a wit. Why
docs ho now exhibit himself as n blackguard
and an ass? That is tho problem to bo solved
and not n difficult ono. Tlio NowVork Tribnno
denounced tho Platform of tho Whig National
Convention as n very bad thing n thing to bo
rejected and spit upon ; therein, wo think, doing
groat injustice to the Platform, and playing
straight into the hands of the oncmy. We
therefore ventured to combat the opinion of the
Tribune, anil to say i
I. That the Platform surrendered the absurd
dogma of the "finality" men, by fatly conceding
the right to legislate upon, modify and amend the
Ifitgilivc slat late, so as to remedy defetls and
prevent abutei. Inasmuch as this concession
fully covered and adopted the doctrine which the
Whigs of Vermont declared last year, and
which the Watchmnu has ever sanctioned, we
thought it a groat point gained, and a tiling to
bs commended.
2. That the Platform was not a one-sided,
slabnUM affair, giving to Slavery the plank, and
Freedom only the liark. We claimed, and now
claim, that it binds loth, the AoiMandM South
the first, to entrench upon none of tho lights of
tho South, and the last to entrench upon none of
the rights of the North. In a word, the North
is to let Slavery alone, in tho States if Acre li is
a doctrine as old as the anti-slavery Societies;
and the Soulh is not to attempt to put slavery
irAtre if t nof. And Una wo ventured to set down
ns a grand point gained to freedom. The Whigs
of Vermont have, in years past, thought it worth
while to "sot up tlicir Ebenezcr" pretty stillly
against tho extension of Slavery, by Jlnnexalion
or in any other mode; and now, when the South
ern Whigs voluntarily bind thenmhes against
slavery agitation, and by consequence against
slavery extension and annexation, our notion is
that Vennonters had not bettor abuse them, nor
" spit upon'' Iho net that binds them to a course
so much in harmony with that of the Whigs of
Vermont. We nro most decidedly in favor of
letting Ihvm go just as far ns they please in the
right direction
:l. We IHd, and now hold, that the Platform
is a good ndvanco, in the doctrines of I'roterlion
to .Imeriean industry hy specific duties, ami of In
ternal Improvements of a national cJiaraclrr.
And, finally, wo exhorted tlio Whigs to receive
these advances favorably, and thus to test the sin
cerity oflhoBo who have mado them.
Such is tho pith and marrow of tho Watcl;
man's article on tho Platform; and now, tehat is
it that troubles the Sentinel t Ah! it is an out and
out dough fuend" finality" organ. Discussion of,
and much more, propoctivo legislation upon, tlio
fugitive slave law, gives its amiable editor tlio
nightmare. Ho is doubtless horrified at tho
thought that the defects of that law may possibly
bo obviated, and thnt tho outrageous abuses of it
may possibly bo corrected ; and most especially
horrified at tlio prospect that the tricked ll'higs
aye, even Suulficru Whigs will by and by perpe
trate such a horrid thing, such un awfully un
democratic act, ns to amend the fugitive slate laic I
So Mr. Saxe sinks the gentleman and snaps at the
Watchman in a very unamiablc stylo. Tint, no
undertake tailless, is the sccrctof the trouble of
tho Sentinel man ; and, ns if to put ua exactly
upon the right scent, the Sentinel itself lots slip
this :
" Respect theso laws until lime and experi
ence," iio. Fine talk this for a man who imme
diately after tho pasaace of these laws he profess
es to respect, exerted all his influence to procure
tho enactment of a State law directly in conlhct
ith thum. " Until time and experience, &c."
How long time elapsed between the passage of
the lAjinprointse .Measures and tho Habeas Cor
pus .let, and bow much experience, had we. in
this State, as to tlio workings of that law ntthat
tuno. Hurlington Sentinel.
The " Habeas Corpus act" of Vermont "d'l-
cctly in conflict with" the fugitive slave Uw
all tlio Watclimm's " influence to procure the
enactment'' of that ! So says tho Sentinel ; nnd,
so saying, tho Sentinel confossos that its wrath
is kindled because tlio plank of thn Whig Plat
form, in tho Watchman's view, istiof just as thn
Sentinol wishes to haio it. Well, wo aro not
sorry to say that the Sentinel can get no relief
from tho Watchman. Yea, the Watchman is
just as firm for tho modification of tho fugitive
slave law, ns it over lias been; and just
as firm for the Habeas Corpus .'let, as it ever
has been not, ns tlio Sentinel incorrectly nays,
as a law in conflict with tlio act of CuncrcM.
but as a very proper state regulation for tho pro
tection of its own free inhabitants. And what
is more, Mr. Sentinel, we shall insist that thu
fugitivo elavo law and Habeas Corpus, both
come within a most excellent doctrine, promul
gated by Gen. Wi.m-iei.u Scott, and also by
tho lato Whig State Convention of Vermont, to
wit:
"The Liws or the Land, to be faith fullu
eiecutiJ in oleJitnce to the eitculivt aiul judicial
uepanmenis, each within its (Jo.nstitutiuml
SI'HEIIE.
Thu Habeas Corpus 1et stands for adjudica
tion ; and, if its opKnenu9 aro correct, that act
also brings into adjudication the Fugitivo Slavo
Ijiw. Wo say then, (cf it ifmui: lot us Into
the action of tho "judicial department ? let us
liavo the lawn both of Congreas and the State,
" each tcithin its constitutional tplterc" nnd re
spect them both.
It may bo cruel in the Watchman to adminis
ter this dtwe; but, by way of alleviation, wo
suggest, that if It is moro than tho editor of tho
Sentinol can boar, ho can follow tho cxamplo of
his illustrious loader on a memorable occasion,
(unintentional, wo havo no doubt,) and yaiuf.
Tho two Democracies of tho
State.
Conrfni'on the first, of tho free soil stamp,
met at Montpclicr on tho 7th ; numbers fair for
a delegate convention, it wouldn't do to call it
a masj meeting, since tho masses wore not there
It is undeiatood that an " old lino" plenipo. from
Burlington appeared, and mado overtures for
another sort of coalition; but the thing wouldn't
take. " Pierce King" cpuldn't be mado to go,
if they wero hitched on, and besides they couldn't
get into tho team any how. This is the Statu
Ticket :
For Governor, Lawheace Brainard; for
Lieut. Governor, Wji. M. Pinurev; forTrca
surer, Conrtnfion the Second, (old lmo,l met at Bur-
liugton tho 8th in number rather small wc sus-
pect Tho Baltimore Democratic Platform and
Pierce i. King wero swallowed whole, urned br
Hon. Lucita B. Peck and IIo.v. Vavl Diluiso.
ium two gentlemen who condescended to go.
with the coalition in IPlil. They had company I
in cavinirin to llunkerism, in Messrs. Thomas, i
Kinnen and Dicket of Orango county. Tho
policy of the Hunkers is " to keep the party con
veniently small," so that tho mess of poltage
shall be sure to go round, in caso Pierce, comes
in. Hence some peoplo are somewhat surpris
ed that Peck, Dillingham, Kidder, Thomas,
Dickey & Co., should bo permitted to como in
ntnll. Wc will whisper tho secret If you wont
toll ! with all they can get the leaders think the
party will bo smill enough in .Yovember. The
tccket nnminated was this:
'or f.'oimior-JOHN H. ROBINSON;
lor Lieut, (iovernor J. P. Kiiinrn; 'J'reasu
rer Jon A.I'Ann; Interiors at Large Btkfh.
S. Kr.n.s, Lucius 1). .Peck : DUdursi dis.
Mrrrit Clark. i!d dist. II. 11 Stonghton. ;id
ditt. Isaac B. Bowditch.
More Locofoco Lies Routed.
Gen. Scott is a Nativo American. Looooeo
navspapers.
Gen. Scott is a Catholic. Ttocqfoco neicspa
pers. Gen. Scott compelled the army to Km el to
Catholic processions. Lorofoco newspapers.
Confirmed Imret always contradict themselves ;
nnd tlrs seems to be the fate of sun.lr) of ihe
locofoco organs. 1 o prejudice Catholics against
Gon. Scott, thoy awenr that he is a " Native A
inericnn," and to prejudice the Natives anil Prot
ostants, they also s ear that he is a Catholic !
It would be safe, probably, to let such fellows
ff ncA other up, after tho manner of the Kil
kenny cats but we prefer to let our readers have
the whole truth.
Gen Scott is himself a member of the Epis
copal church. Two or his daughters were Cath
olics, one of them having died in (ho nunnery at
Georgetown. The " Nativism" of Scott consist
ed simply in tho fact that, somo years apo. in
common with many other good men, Wings and
Democrats, he was alarmed at the frauds which
were perpetrated by corrupt Americans upon em
igrant freshly arrived, and unapprised of the
character of our institutions and laws. Years
before that, ever indeed, the Gen. was nnd now is,
for according to foreigners their just rights, and
for protecting them against the bloody Brit
ish code, which would pursue them to our own
shores.
As to the last charge that of compelling the
army to kneel to Catholic processions in Mexi
co. This charge wns made against Gen. Tai
l.on also, and was founded iqioii a military order,
always customary and highly proper, which re
quires the army to respect the religious customs
of thu country in winch it happens to be.
Mexico is a Catholic country, and b.ith TavW
and Scott required the army nof to interrupt the
religious observances of the people, but i die r
to iff) out of the iniy or re.ipui than. V is
ing could he more proper, more ncccsvnn. ui ,i
ny country. Catholic or Protestant, or bell ri I
minted to ensure n.utiial respect anil gool ,n
the locofoco newspapers Imve attempted 1 .
ufneture thiB outrnpeous lie. Here is Hi
order of Gen. Si hit, promulgated S. pt
l'-4, shortly after his triumphant ontiy uii
city uf Mexico; and wn venture to ny
there is no man, of any religious profestn.11
'1
. -1.
1 l!,.
thnt
, w ho
will not accord to it a hearty approvul :
" 1. Here, as in nil Roman Catholic countries,
there are frequent religious precessions in lue
streets, as well as in rhurches such as the elt -vation
of Ihe host, tlx viaticum, funerals, iS. c.
"The interruption of such processions h is al
ready been prohibited in orders, and as no civil
iieil person will ever wantonly do any act to
hurt Iho religious feelings of others, it 1.- o.u
neslly requested of all Protestant Atnerii'iuiH ei
ther tn keep out of the way, or to pay to the
Catholic religion and its ceremonial evu v do-
cent intK ol lunpeatnuil ilnturmico. '
-.). iniuoAkooi tne riuiiciist, tvisits ot con
eolation to the sick and dying.) corps arc re
quested, h 11 called upon, to allow two limn 111
Catholic aoldlers to perform tho usual fiuiLtiuii
on such occasions.
" By order of Maj. Gen. Scott."
Tho effects of this order, as well may be con
ceived, were overy way happy. The Catholics
were moro warmly attached than ever to all
their officers, Protestant and Cutholie, from the
Comniander-111-L'hief to the subaltern ; the Mcx-
lean people were consoled in their defeat, by
this respect for their just rights and privileges ;'
and scenes of the most touching character en '
sued, tho Catholic soldiers of the American Ar !
my uniting with their recent enemies, the Mexi-
cans, in the performance of religious rites, and '
all rojoicingin the mutual release of captives to1
harmoniw) and rejoice together in their chos-'
en mode of worship. Shamo upon the man who
would, poixo upon these, tho brightest among the
few redeeming features nf War, and distort them
to tho injury of tlio man who united the liberali
ty of tho true gentleman, nnd life spirit of tlio
christian, with tho deods of the hero.
A witneaa of these scenes eloquently says:
" Wo have innumorablo instances of this at
tachment on record bslbre ua ; and wo may add
that one of tho moat betutiful tributes which
Geu Scott over receivod 'during a splendid ca
rear, which has drawn hi many exalted tributes
from Congress, from States and individuals was
an address to him from the learned Archbishop
uf Mexico, upon tho release by linn of certain
prisoners taken in tho different battlea before
tho Aztec capital. Those things, so honorable
to the liberality and generous nature of the vic
tor of Mexico, will not be aulltred to pass into
oblivion. I heir are jewels 111 Ins crown, which
will commend him to every American, whatever
his creed, nnd especially to overy son of Erin
upon our soil."
The two Democracies of Wash
ington County.
Tho tit-l Patriot gives account of firo Conven
tions, oach called " Democratic County Conven
tion." At the? (held July 1st, in the Court
Douse,) Hon. Joseph A. Curtis presided, and
Horace Ilollistor, Alonio Pierce, Alpha C. May,
Ira Kicluirdsoii, John Gregory, Charles Reed,
Calvin Blodgett, Nathaniel Baton, Charles Samp
son, F. V. Randall, J. T. Thurston, James Jl.
(.ola, U m. P. Badger and J. II. Hastings figur
od 111 tho proceedings, lie do not recognize a-
mong these names that of a single original free
toiler, except .Mr. IlaJger.
Tho following was the only resolution adopt
ed: lletolved. That wo endorse and re-afllrni all
tho principles of the Union Coalition Platform
of May ill, 1610, ami will two all honorable ef
forts to elect tho ollioars this duy put in nomina
tion by this convention.
The 'Picket nominated consisted of Cluirles
CI. lUtslman and Royal Wheeler for Senators ;
I'enslow Uphatn and Alonio Piorco for Judtrei
Isaac W. Brown, for Sheriff; Cyrus Brown for
tilgli llailiir; M. II. .Sessions for Statos' Attor
ney ; Joseph Poland for Judgo of Probate,
" Democratic Convention," tho second, met on
tho samo day, and in the same building, but in
tho Grand Jury Room possibly to indict the
gentlemen in tho Court room above. Cliarles
Sibley, Ksq., presided, and tho names of J. M.
Richardson, Joel Foster, jr., Lewis Biirnham, J.
H. Demmon, Samuel Wells, J. G. Sherburne,
and J, A. Page, appear in the proceedings. Res
olutions were adopted, declaring that tho Balti
more Democratic l'latiorm " meets our (their) en
tiro approbation," and that thoy " cordially and
unanimously respond to tlio nominations" of
Pierce and King.
Ticket No. !i was nominated, thus 1
For Senators, Charles (i.llattmnn and Jesse
Scott ; for Judges, Isaac Cato and Eh Bruce;
for Jndgo of Prohatc, Carlos Bancroft; for
State's Attorney J. S. Dcmmon ; for Sheriff, O.
C. Howard ; for High lhihlT, Isaac Wells jr.
.lhyor Eastman, it will bo seen, was tho only
man lucky enough to get on to loth Democratic
tickefa : it is rumored that one of tho Democra
cies intend to havo another Convention and cut
hini off; irAfci party, if cither, remains to bo
seep.
Wo congratulate the Democracy of tho coun
ty on having so great a variety of rawSnatcrial :
if they can't get one tolerably fair democratic
article out of the lot, wo ndvize them to let the
business alono line year, and go for that Repub
lican of the old schoc! Wi.triELi) Scott.
SotiMfni Opposition to Gen. Scott. A number
nf ultra sUvTicratic Southern journals bitterly
oppose Gon. Scott, on tho ground thnt his elec
tion will bo virtually a triumph of Free Soil
principles over tho domination of Slavery. For
instance, The Journal and .Messenger, ( Macon,
(la.) says :
" We not only disapprove tho nomination of
General Scott, but we conceive it to be tho duty
of every Southern man to tiio every legitimate
means to effect In defeat Party prejudice
and honor of the South 'compels us to op.
would nil us to "iipnnrt turn, lint regard lor the
we. U e do it with reluctance, but we shall do it
resolutely, without regard to the consequences.
We cannot aobmit this question of the support
of General Scott to a Convention of tho Whig
or of miy other party, nnd agree to abide
, s decisions. We would as willingly submit
our consciences tn the keeping of another."
The tVashville I nion utters its cry of alarm,
say nig :
" The most vit il interests of the South arc at
stake in this cont'-st. If the Scott and Seward
wing of the whig party triumph, the offices of
the Government will be filled with the enemies
of Slaver)'."
J he liiunfc h ( M !. L.) tlnndard. finds a cause ot
terror in the prospect of '.lii; it suys
Wc told you, Wliurs of North Cambria,
mouths iico, that if Scott should be nominated
nnd elided, Sticard would succeed him. and our
opinion in this matter is confirmed by a New
ork Whin nf twenty-four years standing.
Von hare already gone Zo fAe head of the army
for your candidate " REMEMni:n the Fall ok
the Roman F.MeinE !" And remember those
other words, ns true as they lire itartlin'r, 'a vole
for Scott now,' is 'a vote for Sewaid in 3l.' "
This des'nt exactly square with the opin
ions expressed by the Massachusetts Free Holl
ers the other day. In their meeting Theodore
Pnrki r, who would'nt go for Scott anyhow,
thought he might go for Seward in Ifjti. There
seems to be somo confusion on this subject in
tho mtnd of sotnebodv.
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1I1 in", I", ilie open and n"weil 1 m miesof those
1111 .i-iin -I. And in t'le I omentum th it confer
ieil the iioiiiii..itinii 11 :en lin 1, he permitted him
self to he iiji'-I bj the Free S01I1 rs 111 that body
to il. ('i it Mr Filnnore nnd .dr Webster, because
of th ir 'nhoc icy of those incisure--. 'Hid their
firm ndli' 11 lice to the policy th it .-ur.!.nned them.
" U e coii-'ilei Ij'-n Scott ar- the favorite can-
liulite of tnc Free Soil wing of the Whig par
ty. Th it li 1 k.! -y, if lie sheiild be elected,
uoiild he w'irwd vid --h 'ped to conform to their
vii'w, nnd to i.l.-tri thcin to power in the tid-in'.ni-tiiition
of th iTovernnient, cim hut bo con-
-uli i' il .i a lei-itn.nte and probable result."
Tin- is excellent, very excellent. Kach ono
of tie e e. ntleuieii hi for neiirly two years bo
lonix' il 1 11I11T In tic Mutiul Insurance nnd Mu
111.1I A'1 .iir.itinn I'niiipiiiy, 1 ill'd the "Union
pjiH ," or bus snov. 11 th.it he 0.11! to belong
there, by iidoptn
nuse as a politu
r 1 no liinlity of the Corapro
il test. Tiny now announce
that Test, and a li'' " more: tley will support
nobody that arff sitl II hm run support! Of
course they don't fellowulnp the Whig party,
and their support for Gen. Scott was no more to
be reckoned upon than would have been that of
the British army 111 IS Pi, or the Mexican Army
in tho campaigns of I17. We aro heartily triad
that the Whig party is safely delivered of such
enemies, and that they have had the nianlmess
to put upon record the reasons of their hostility.
Gen. Sco tt Auj suid that ho was raised in Vir
ginia, among a slave holding population, and
that there, from Washington and Jr.rrnnsoN,
he learned to prefer Freedom. It f trtio, too,
that Northern Whig?, who wero born and nurs
ed as Freeman, and who, wlnlo tbey havo been
taught to reapeot, and will respect, all the rights
of the people and states of the South, yet main
tain the principles with which thoy wore born
we any it is true, that multitudes of such Whigs
did prefor Gon. Scott. They will support him,
loo, with none the less zeal, now that tho at
tempt is mado to to crush him, because ho has
dared to think hs Washington and Jekeerson
thought; and crush him too, because Jrce-boni
.Yotthern men support him! Never was the
black feather more boldly t-hown than in this
proclamation ; like tho black flag of the pirate",'
it evidently means defiance and death to all who
will not surrender without firing a shot. Fortu
nately the strength of thuse ten wrathy gentlo
men is not equal to their malieo. Tho North
will still voto for Gen. Scott, and the South will
not givo him up. Indeed, if the Southorn Whigs
icere to give up Gon. Scott on such grounds.it is
by no means certain that tho free states would
not elect him still It U a terrible game, for tho
South, which those ten craiy Congressmen sug
gest. Probably, however, few will tako tlio
trouble to do any thing but ridkulo their folly.
As an offset, wc learn from the N. Y. Tribuno
that L. D. Campbell, Wm. F. Hunter, and John
W. Howe, (members, of Congress who could not
go for Taylor in Mfi.) all go for Scott; ond al
so Cassius M. Clay, of Kentucky, mid a host of
his friends. Tho proclamation of Stephens &
Co. is well calculated to work miracles of that
sort.
What is moro humiliating than to see such
men ns II. R. Beardsloy of St. Albans signing
a call to ratify Pierco'd nomination. Do such
men ever expect to look any body iu tho face a
gain ? Hurlington Courier,
This is still moro humiliating : to sco free soil
Whigs, hko Sampson of the Courier, the cats
paws nr.d tools of such adventurers as Beardsloy,
Eastman it Co.
Second Congressional District. Tho Hon. An
urew Tract, of Woodstook, is tho Whig nom
inee for Congress, and Edward Tiucr, U.,
of Brattleboro', for Elector. Tho nominations
were unanimius.
The Cholera. Forty-one deaths occurred on
board the steamer Philadelphia on her last pas
sago out to Chagres with passengers for Califor
nia. Tho disease still prevails in thn Western
States, and also on tho land route of emigration
to California and Oregon. Gov. Calhoun of
New Mexico, died ou hw way to the State.
The old Folly.
It seems that tho locofoco politicians hive
learned little wisdom from tlicir past reverses.
Thoy attempted to break down Harrison by rid
ictilc, and forgeries, and lies : tho result was,
that k People took the good old man into their
own hands, and thoroughly did they avenge the
Insults put upon him. Again thoy tried tho
samo game 011 Tailor, and with a like result.
And now it is Wi.iFif.ti Scott who is tho object
of their malice and mondncity. So bo it : all is
safe. Slwkspoaro expressed tho sentiments of
every gojd man in this :
" tfl am IraSiirMl liy tnnftlf. wMcli neilhtt kllflw
My r.(ulilii, iwir tt,on. jt will !
The dirnllttff nf my doing, tt m nj,
'TU i! Ul ( fUfl,fd tW lrr.lt
TAtt rif (N0 null ga lArtnfA."
The locofoco forgery, to which wo allude, is
fotiryoars old, having been perpetrated in I8I8,
just before thu Whig National Convention, and
for the ptlrposo of preventing tho nomination of
tho old veteran at' that time. It consisted of a
letter on Native Americanism, falsuly purport
ing to be tho production of Gon. Scott, and that
forged letter has just been rovived by the .Yew
York Vreningl'ost a newspaper which shows
u own audacity by professing;- soilism under
the l ig nf "l'ieret If AYmf"
We observe thai the St. .Ilbans Democrat and
the Vermont Patriot have given currPney to this
forgery. Gen. Dix, of New York, did the same
thing in a late letter, but on being apprized of
his error, and satisfied on "roing the letter which
Gen. Scott did write, he ery promptly and hand
somely corrected the mistake. If it is too much
to expect locofoco newspapers to imitate the
good example of Gen. Dix, we suy hi them do
their itorst. Gen. Scott has long born accustom
ed to meeting cnomies, and always has had a
singular habit of vawpiishing them.
Wm. E. Robinson, Esq., of Now York city,
exposes this forgery in the following letter to
the editor of the New York Times. Robinson
is himself an Irishman, who understands thor
oughly what he is writing about
The Evening Post of Saturday publishes a let-
tor written, I suppose by some Loco Foeo, on the
"object of " nativiem, which It attributes to
Gen. Scott.
It is true that Gen. Scott, some ten years ago,
was asked his opinion concerning some proposed
changes in tho Naturalization laws, to which he
replied, suggesting anions other things, that
Irishmen, Germans, and others of foreign birth,
who served in the Army or Navy, should be ad
mitted to the pr.vdeges of citizenship on a short
er term than that now cstiblished by law, (rive
years,) and suggesting, also, other alterations to
prevent illegal voting, &c , but distinctly object
ing tu the organization of the Native party, then
sustained by the loco Foco majorities of thu
suburban mnnicip ilities of Philadelphia county,
ivhirti t-ooii1ti.it in ttie htirtim'f of Cnlne. lio Im.rli.
! es by the I.oco Foco mob o? the Northern Eib
1 ertie, Southwark, iV.c. He distinctly took
I ground against the anti-catholic feature of the
mini iiii'it , nnd refused to recnifniz.e any organi
zation which wncM exclude natural izeil citizens
from the organization.
Tins letter li is never been published, but some
1 of its siterrcstions h i ing become public, some
1 Pnemy of Geu Scott, published pretended ex-
tracts fiom it. on the eve of the Whig Philadel
phia l omentum, in which language never used
by Gen. Scutt was interjiolated. '1 he forgery
was afterwards enlarged, and illuminated by ty
pographical displ ly, mid thrt double forgery is
published us genuine in the Post of Saturday !
Now, the Post knows that Gea Scott is the
only man living, who, with his own hand, pulled
down the British Flag in a war wrged to vindi
cate the rights of naturalized citizeds: and that
he received, tn their defense, the british bullets
which he still carries 111 his body. It knows that
Gen. Scott caused a number of British soldiers
to be held as hostages for the safety of the Irish
men taken prisoners on the Canadian frontier,
causing the British Government to understand
that an English soldior wauld be hanged for ev
ery Irishman executed. It knows that Gen.
Scott, four years ago, wroto a letter which is
published in his lffe, which may be had for thir
ty cents, at the store of A. S. Barnes, No. 01
John street, in which he says of the naturalized
citizens:
" Certainly it would be impossible for me to
recommend or support any mc&suro intended to
oxcludn them from a just and full participation
in all civil and political rights now secured to
them by our Republican laws and institutions."
'I he Post knows tint this is Gen. Scott's pres
ent position on the mtnrilizntion question, nnd
lyei 11 passes mm over and publishes the forgerv.
It knows too that Geu. Pierce h-longs to 'a
1 party, which, when he chooies to urge them tn
1 do it, polled more votes in New Hampshire than
I tho Whigs and Free Soilers combined, jet et.JI
1 persists in including ti large portion of natural
ized citizens from office on account of their re
I ligious opinions.
j I Inve ch'jfien tn notice this publication in the
I Post, beceause that paper professes to have some
J honor and voracity. Gen. Scott did nof write
1 the letter as published in the Post of Saturday.
v 111 11 disavow me letter, or ue Dranded uy all
honorable, men as u caluinma or ?
WM. E. ROBINSON.
New York, Juno 28, 1652.
lor
the ll'aleJiman.
Lbbinon, July I!i, 1S5'.
Mr. Editor:
y cm, a communication irom T. liuernsey,
in relation to a new Printing-Press, lately invon
ted by mo. In this gratuitous and unprovoked
tacK 1 am accused of piracy charge which
I ask tho right to deny and repel, through j-our
columns. 1 urn charged with copying his inven
tion. He says: " It appears that Air. (Jragm
has copied mine iu all important particulars.
I only wish to follow thu accusation with my
emphatic denial, which I do, by pronounciii" it
unqualifiedly false. 0
My knowledge or.Mr. G's. Press was obtained
from that same " michaiiic" to which lie refers,
more than eight months ajter I had completed a
draft of my machlno, and had nearly finished my
first Press. 1 assurohe gentleman that I havo
since mado no alteration to conform to his inven
tion in tho slightest degree. Tho two inven
tions are as dissimilar, I have 110 doubt, as any
two patent Cylonder Presses, now m use. The
"half rotating Cylender," which ho uses, I do
nof use. The attachment of Bed and Cylender
and Crank motion. 1 do use. But these 1 did
not copy from him, for, as distinct principle,
they are older than he and I both. The mim
agement of the attachment of bed and cylender,
and crank motions, in my Press, b wholly, and
essentially unliko his.
lie says lio constructed his first Pross to work
1.. u.i. ..
uoin , ajs, uhi uuerwarus ouviated somo so
iiuut uiiiitumi-H oy altering it eo as to print
but
i.aj. , ..uuiii omy say, mat my
Press
..uino uuin nays,- at 1110 rato ot SOL'O impres
sions per hour, with no difficulties at all.
I am wholly at a loss to know what prompted
tins communication from Mr. G. 1 have never
said a word against his invention, nor in any
way attempted to projudicu his rights. Perhat
thiainodoof attach may benefit him but if it
doos it willcertainly be the first time that a man
was ovor benefitted bv such a courso, I sin
cerely hopo he will reap all the benefits from Ins
invention that its merits entitle bun to.
1 would submit that the working of a machine
is tho best test of its utility. The public pay
httlo attention to tho assertions of inventors, un
less actual uxperieuco demonstrates the worth of
tlujir inventions. To this test 1 bring my Print
ing-Press, of" new construction." If it has no
novelty no merit, let it fall.
Now, if tho gentleman really thinks I have in
fringed upon his invention, hu can have his Ie.
ga! reinody. I shall be ready to meet him when
ever ho shall send, ' gicetuig."
Tiuly yours,
A. H. CRAGIN,
Having made the model of Guernsey's Press
and osu,U'd in making a model of Grain's
1 reus, without saying any tiling of the comparative-
menu, of the two inventions, I will say,
that 1 consider tlio two Presses essentially differ
euL L. D. LIVERMORE.
Objects or Sviiimthv. According to the
lat census, thero aro in tho United Suites 070J
b Hid persons, lO.lftJ deaf and dumb, 15,700
iUiotic,and 15,7156 insane. '
Whig State Convention.
Burlinoton, Vt., July 7, 1832.
Pursuant to notice given, tho Whigs of Ver
mont, in great numbers assembled in Stalo Con
vention in the spacious I lall in Bank Block, in
Burlington, on tho 7th of July, 1832, at 10 o'clock
in the forenoon, and wero called to order by Don.
John Dowej-, Chairman of tho State Committee.
un motion, I.dwnnl Kitktanii, oi lir.uticuoro,
wns appointed President, and C. F. Davey, of
Burlington, Thomas Hale, of Windsor, Secreta
ries, problem.
On taking tho Chair, Mr Kirkland addressed
tho Convention, iu few felicitous, appropriate
nnd eloquent remarks.
On motion of 11.11 Stacj", of Burlington, it
was
Itcsolred, That a Committee of ono from each
Count j', be appointed on nomination of tlio Chair,
to nominate officers for the permanent organiza
tion of Ibis Convention.
Whereupon the following nnmed gentleman
wore appointed to constitute said Committee:
John Kimball, Windham County; Merritt Al
len, Bennington dot D. II. Hil'on, Windordo;
Georgo W. Strong, Rutland do.; 1) S. Church,
Addison do.; B. W. Bartholomew Orange do.)
Wm. Ilnrmnn, Chittenden do.; Edward A. Webb,
Washington do.; Augustus Hurt, Franklin do;
E. A. Cahoon, Caledonia do.; Henry Stowell,
Lamoille do.; William L. Sow les, Grand Isle, do.;
Portus Baxter, Orleans da; Wm. B. .May, Essex.
On motion of J. H. Barrett, of Miildlobury, it
was
Ursolred, That a Committee of one from ench
County be appointed, on nomination of the Chair,
tn prepare and report resolutions to the Conven
tion. Whereupon the following named gentleman
were splinted to constitute said Committee :
J.I, Stark, Jr, Bennington County; R. W.
Clark, Windham do ; S. M Conant, Rutland do ;
J. F. Dean, Windsor do; J II. Birrctt, Addison
do;J S Morrill, Orange do; D W. C Clarke,
Chittenden do; E P. Wnlton Jr, WashinRton
do;C II Havden Franklin do; II. S Battlett,
, Caledonia do ; Moses Morse, I.amoile do ; Satntfel
Adams, urand isie no; ueorgn w orinuigioii,
Jr, Orleans do ; Josiah Brooks, Essex.
The President laid before tho ( 'otivention a
communication from the State Committee which
was read, and is as follows :
HimnNOToN. July 7, 1p32.
The President of the "Vug Staff OVmrenfi'on.
Sir; The Whig State Central Committee
believing that a large portion of the Whig Party
of the State, are in favor of appointing said Com
mittee at the annua State Convention, holdon
for the nomination of State officers ; that such
appointment, coming mtre fresh fiom the people,
give new tone and energy to the campaign ; and
ardently desiring to see old Whig Vermont roll
up a larger majority for Scott nnd Grahiin than
she has ever given to any Presidential Candi
dates, we hereby tender our resignation to the
Convention, and recommend the adoption of tlio
changp hertin suggested, and the si'.tctioti of a
Committoe by the present Convention.
Respectfully yours,
JOHN DEWEY,
II. 11. STACY,
I) A. I1EAI.I),
JOSKPII BAR II KIT,
II. CARPENTER,
On motion of lleinan Capenter. of Washing
ton County, said communication fmm the State
Committee was accepted and referred to the
Committee on Nominations fur slate ( lllicers, with
in-tructions to report a nomination ot live gentle
men to constitute tin; V big State C( ntral Com
uiittee
Mr Dewey, nf K-sex County, introduced the
following resolutions, which were read ani a
dopted :
Iltsolrtd, That the Convention proceed to
make a nomination of Governor, l.ieut. (iovern
or and Treasurer of the Statu, in tho following
manner:
The members of the Convention to assemble
in their respective County Conventions forth
with, and appoint a Committee equal to doable
their representation in the State Senate, and
hand the names of the persons so selected tu
the President of the Convention, who shall re
I cognize said sixty persons as the Committee on
1 State nominations ; and the said Committee tu
meet immediately after their appointment, nnd
I present a ticket of nominations for State Officers
for the consideration of the Convention.
Hesolved, That thf Committee on the State
Nominations present for the consideration of the
Convention, the names of two persons as candid
ates for Elect rs- at Large of President and
Vice President of the United States.
On motion of Mr Barrett, of Addison Coun
ty, the Convention resolved itself into County
1 1 onventinns, for the purpose of carrying into ef
fect the foregoing resolutions j and a Her some
time spent therein, the President resinned the
j Chair, and the following nauiod gentlemen, on
he iioinin ition of the several County Conveu-
tions, were appointed .the Committee iJ nominate
Statu ()flice,H, Eb ctor at Large, and a State
Central Committee :
1 llenwngton County.- Messrs Harwood, Hall,
Stark. Alesworlh.
iiidham t o. Messrs Kirland, Perry, Staar,
Sawyer, Sargeant, Kimball.
J Ilutland (o. Messrs Dona, F1.-I1, Strong,
I Spencer, Kellogg, Uriges.
1 IlinJsor I o. Messrs Demscn, Powers, Shin
Iner, Holt, Hilton, Harlow, Crane, lleald.
.-Idilhon ( o Messrs Seymour, Bushnell,
uranuey, Jones.
Orange Co Messrs Moore, Bartholomew,
Dwight, Keyes.
ChUUnden Co Messrs Baxter, Miller, Gal
usha, Leavenworth, Gleason, Onion.
Il'cuhinglon Co. Messrs Walton, Carpenter,
Cross, Drew.
Caledonia Co Messrs Delano, Sladc, Moul
ton, ( 'ahoon.
Franklin Co. ilassrn Lookinland Houghton,
Wilson, Wead, Ieavens, Plait,
iMimille Co. Messrs Stowell, Raymond.
Orleans Co. Messrs Chenev, Oh en.
F.tsex Co. Messrs Benton, llibbard.
fi'raiui Isle Co Messrs Humphrey, Butler.
On motion of Mr Dew oy, of Essex County, it
was
Ilesoked, That vvhon tho Convention adjourns,
it adjourn to meet at three o'clock this afternoon
at a Grove, to be designated for tlm purpose, in
the South irt of the Village.
On motion, the Convention adjourned.
AFTERNOON.
Tho Convention re-assembled in increased
numbers, at the Grove near Union Street, select
ed for the purpose, and resumed tlio unfinished
business of the Convention.
Mr Kimball, of Windham County, from tho
Committoe, appointed to nominate permanent of
ficers of the Convention, submitted their report,
which was unanimously adopted, and is us fol
lows :
For President.
JULIUS CONVERSE, of Windsor County.
For I 'ice Presidents.
Sylvester Dernuig, of Bennington County.
Lbenezer N. Bnggs, of Rutland "
Paris Fletcher, of Addison "
Ezra Meech, Jr., of Chittenden "
Augustus Knight, of Grand Islo "
B. B. Newton, of Franklin "
Joseph Waterman, of Lameillo
Clmrlos S. Dana, of Caledonia "
Buruham Martin, of Orango
Heman Carpenter, of Washington "
Hiram Harlow, of Windsor "
Georgo Damon, of Orleans "
Reuben C. Benton, of Essox "
Royal Tyler, of Windham "
For Secretaries.
Chalon F. Davoy, of Chittenden County.
J homas Halo, of Windsor
B D. Harris, of Windham
Mr Converse, on taking tho diiair, uddrcsscd
tho Convention briolly, but elouuenilj, thanking
them for tho honor conferred upon him, and
pledging his hearty and earnest support to tho
nominations of tho w lug National Ckmvontioii.
I ho Convention was further eloquently and
ably addressed by Hon. Justin S. Moriull, of
btraflord who was ono of the Vermont delegates,
to the Whig National Convention, and by Hon.
Charles T. Russeli, of Boston.
At the conclusion of Mr Russell's address,
Mr E. N. Brioos, or Rutland County, from the
Coinmiltco uppointod to nominate Stato Officers,
Electors at large, and a Stato Committee, sub
tnttted tho following nominations, which wero
unanimously adopted:
For Governor,
ERASTUS FAIRBANKS.
for Lieut. Governor.
WILLIAM C. KITTREDGE.
For Treasurer.
GEORGE HOWES.
For Electors at Laree.
PORTUS BAXTER, . . LYMAN.
For Stale Central Committee.
Carlos Baxter,
W Gratulcy,
11. N Bnggs,
Edward Kirkland,
II. W. Bartholomew,
Henry Stowell,
Henry M. llntcs.
. Wactok, Jr, of Washington Crnintt
behalf of tho Committee appointed (o , ' 1
and report resolutions, reported Iho fnlW,n'
which were rend and unanimously odopted
Hesolved, That we, tho Wings of Vermont ,
Stftto Convention assembled. cordialW 11
thn nominati.il of Gen. WiNi iEt.1. Scott nl
Wm. A. Graham, for President and Vice prr!
idem of tho United States: nnd that ulc villr.
ni v ermont win eivo to these
...,...,MM..,.3 .,., IVNV pujipoii.
Hesolved, l'hnt wo do hereby declare ntir f.
attachment to tho Whig party of the Union, nnd
accept tho constitutional nnd conervative run
ciples promulgated by the Whig National (
ventton, nnd the letter ofncccptancc or General
W infield Scntt.
Hesolved, That therein wo recogtf0 the pnn.
ciples and Jiolicy to which Vermont ever has (riv
en, and ever will give, an earnest, consistent and
efficient support, to wit :
Protection to American iNnmar I
specific duties, "equally to all classts, anil t'
all ixtttions of the country ;"
Internal Improvements, for national ilr
fence, and thu encouragement of foreign ami ,', .
insstic commerce ;
Economy in the National Extend
The Ptnuc Domain, managed favoral ,
the benefit of actual settlers but ever well, , ,
regard to the equal rights of all the States ul
Union.
The Veto Powek, to bo cautiously e.
ed under the strictest restraints and ncceHsr .
Tin: Lws oi' the Lanh, to be fairlv
rused, 111 obedience to the legislative ami
cial departments, each within its conttituii 1
sphere ;
The Federal Constitution, in all it p .,
and in its true intont amf spirit, tu be tain,
observed :
And, generallj-, an Amu.mstkation or n,r
Government, m every department, tor th 1 n,
mon security, peace, prosperity and tru v
of the whole country. 6
Hesotred. That we cordially approve '
principles of the LsjiJ Distribution Hi1! h n
recently passed the House of Representn'u. -the
I'mtod States, and is now before the S, h,
by which UOO.OOO acres of the public n.L, 1,.
assigned to Vermont for educational and i'l .r
useful purposes and Mint, wo earnestly i' -trc
its passage.
ltesolvtd, That this Convention receiver w !,
profound sorrow the announcement tf th. .;, ir
or that illustrious Statesman and Pair,, t, II, n
Ci.at ; and that, While we can no I011," r n y, .
Ins long and brilliant public services by . - -which
were so richly his due, we wi'l . u r r .
erence bis immortal nnine, and treasure hi n,i 1 ,.
ory in affectionate and grateful hearts.
The President here announced thnt lie 1 m1 1
note from J, II. Peck, Esq., informing i!,. 1 , .
vention that Gen. Leslie Coombs, of Ki 1 1
had just arrived, and at his house, ami, !
brief opportunity for reKse, would again ml..,
the Whigs of Vermont.
Whereupon, there being an sppeararcr 1
pmiching ram, the Convention, on mo- n ,
journed to meet again forthwith at tl.ell,,
Bank Ill'X-k.
The convention be ng re-asscinlil. il ,n
Hall, mia briefly addressed, previous to 1
trnnce of (11 11. Coombs, by lion. A vail S..
Frini-liii County, nnd Hun. A.P. Lvi . u , ; 1
iniii'lon County.
General C . nibs, on entering the II
greeted w ith enthusiastic cheering, anil pp..
ed to addrot the Convention.
After proceeding to some length, the n, ,
trie ceased, he gave wny-to a motion to 11
to the square in front of the Court lions.
rnmodatu a large portion of the Coiiveniioii
for want of room, were unable to gam o
tance to the Hall.
The Convention being re-assemb'eil -i
Square, Gen. Coombs, speaking from t'.e
of the Court House, resumed nnd fit. ti "'
speech, which was interrupted with fr ',1 I
enthusiastic cheering
And, at lU close, with nine henrtv eh. - -Gen.
CrKiinbs, and for the National ai . S
nominations, the Convention, on m ition. m .
ed to meet at the Polls at tho npproac hu t- r
tions.
JULIUS CONVERGE, '"t
C. F. Daj-et, )
Thomas UtLr.. Secretaries.
B. D. Harris. )
The utmost harmony does not prevail the
ferent wmgs of the A nti slavery mov. n 1 1 -
j Mr Lewis Tappan,of N. Y., has sent a li u. ' .
1 the National Kra, protecting against thecal1 ! r
the Pittsburgh Convention.
j .'7 .Yuble Tribute Henry Cliy. in t!i S n-c
inf the I n.ted States, in lr-50, spoke ihi sot (j .
!co'l and the Mexican was:
I must take this opportunity to say, ''1 t '
kki'l for science for strategy for ' b .11'
ilarine; lighting fur chivalry of" le.lniim-,
masses, that portion of the Mexic luwit
wns conducted by I lie gallant Si oil. i.
roiniiinnder, stands unrivalled eiih-r h '
deeds of Cortez himself, or by those of .11 . u
coiii'ii-inder iu ancient or modern tum
I Tlir Hhig lrctoy in louisiana ('omp'ili -,
The New Orleans Bee, speaking of tin r"
election for delegates to the State Con'i'
! to revist the Constitution saj-s, " We hav ( 1
j thus fur of the election of 77 Whigs ami 4" 1 1
locrats. The convention will have a Wlna i-
jority of at least VS. It may reach TO. I "
strongholds of the democracy have nearly a.i bt a
revolutionized."
Senaler Pearce on Soott's .Nomination. T
The Washington papers contain a letter Ir 1
Senator Pearce of Maryland, in reply to the w
ratification meeting, fully indorsing the nomine
lion of Scott and Graham. He says that if t" ''
is elected President, it would add to nti un- '
passed ind brilliant life and would be the emu 1
mg glory of the purest fidelity to the coiistitn' .
and the country.
ttT" Perhaps somo of our Democratic fni' 1
may bo glad to seo what the veteran Fai' '
Ritchie thinks of Winfield Scott, as a soldu t I
civilian. The following extract from one 1 t'i'
editorials, commenting on the bad taste el
whigs in selecting tliRGen. Taylor as their 1.
didate 111 16-lri, speaks upon both points. U
From The ll'ashinglonUnion of IC-K
" Gen Scott is an older soldier than General
Taylor oiro who is at least equally if not m"
attomplished, and who has distinguished linn-' '
bv more, and as brilliant battles dunnr? the w r
who captured Vera Cruz, uad the Cas'le,
the Capital of of Mexico and one too, wim "
more the (jUAirrr or a Civilian, and is fi
ler known as a II hig." ' '.
.Michigan. Tlie ll'alchfires Burning.-A Po
Iron correspondent or tho New York Tnbun",
under date or June 'Jt)th, saj-s : " The enthusi
asm for Old Chapultopec, in tins citv nl
throughout Michigan, never had a parall '
Erom the moment the telegraph annnuneci tnc
nomination of Scott to the present, powder, fn'
works, illuminations, congratulations and rej
ings, from one end of tho Stato to the other. Ii"
been the order of things. Our loco friends ' 1
hard to keep up a show of confidence in the tn
uniph of their fainting General, but the dct"'' 1 1
Gen. Cass to whom they wero devoted as 1 "
Americans devoto themselves to man has c'
ep their ardor, disappointed all their bright hepi"1'
and thoy act and talk liko those who hive '"
hope. Several of their old leaders - men '
wero to tlio Loco "manor born," and never b r
ed have left the Pierced ship of Locof"
and joined the Scott ranks. Major Keamicv,
Gen. John R. Williams, Col. Win. O. Call" J"1'
Dennis Mullaue, Esq., William Howell,
and several other prominent cituzens, "J1058
names I cannot now remember, besides hun
dreds of others as true men, but not as vrf'
known to fame, not one or whom over cut to
tickets," havo enrolled themselves under w
Scott and Graham banner, and are aonuj C"0
work for gallant leador. Among tuo old
guard thero is no murmuring dissent J'a"
tho nominations with zeal and a dcteruiin"'
10 fight a good fight, and carry tho Conqucrm.
Hero through another and moro triumpln"'
paign. In this, the masses of the people 0' u
ranks, aro with them."
TU Surviving Member of Madison and .U
ams' Cabinet. 'Vila death of Mr Clayieaie Ml
11 single surviving member tho lion. R'c,1"f
Rush of those who comimsed the cabinet 01
John Quincy Adams. The Philadelphia Inqvi
rer says ho is now living in tho enjoyment of ex
cellent health, and unusually active hb3 M
his country scat in that vicinity.
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