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POETRY
The Free,
The wilil streams leap with headlong sweep
In their curbless course o'er the mountain steep;
All fresh and strong they foam along,
Waking the rocks with their cataract song.
My eye bears a glance like the beam on a lance,
I burn with glee, for I love to see
The path of any thing that's free.
The sky lark springs with dew on his wings, .
And tip in the arch of heaven he sings
Trill-la, trill-hi-oh, sweeter far
Than the notes that come through a golden bar,
The joyous bay ol a hound at play,
The caw of a rook on its homeward way,
Oh, these shall be the music for me,
For I love the voices of the free.
The deer starts by with hi? antlers high,
Proudly tossing his head to the sky;
The barb runs the plain unbrokc by the rein,
With streaming nostrils and flying mane;
The clouds arc stirr'd by the eaglet bird,
As the flap of its swooping pinion is heard..
Oh! these shal'l be the creatures for me,
For my soul was form'd to love the free.
The mariner brave, in his bark on the wave,
May laugh at the walls round a kingly stare;
And the one whose lot is the desert spot .
Has no dread of envious foe in his cot.
The thrall and stale at the palace gate'
Are what my spirit has learnt to hate:
OhJ the hills shall bo a home for me,
For I'd leave a throne for the hut of the free.
"Yes, I do now remember the name,
must enquire for a spinning wheel."
From the Christian Register.
The Dying Wife,
I saw a young and lovely wife,
Strcched on a bed of pain and death,
Waiting to yield him up he r life
Who filled her frame with mortal breath.
Beside her sat with aching brow
The sharer of her youthful heart;
Oh, will there nought console him now,
When she he loves must soon depart?
0 yes, for hear them speaking now
Of that blest world beyond the grave,
For they arc taught with Christ to bow,
Ard hope through him their souls to save.
1 go, dear husband, where the stream
Of heavenly pleasures gently flow,
Where the blest light of glory beams,
Surpassing all things here below.
I thank thee for the many hours
Of happiness almost divine,
Which o'er me fell like summer showers,
From the pure gushing heart of thine.
' And if to parted souls are given
The blest employ to hover near,
And guide the loved ones up to heaven
Till thou art laid upon thy bier,
. Will I thy guardian angel be,"
To guid,o thee through life's weary road,
From every snare to set thee free,
And lead thee 'upward to thy God.
She ceased; she felt that death was nigh,
To 'touch her with his icy wand
She heard her husband's heart-drawn sigh,
And felt the tremor of his hand.
Then giving him one look of love,
And bidding him in Christ to trust,
Her spirit fled to worlds above,
And left him weeping o'er her dust.
The Rocky Mountain Expedition,
The St. Louis Missourian contains the follow-
t n r
inir nnrticu ars 01 Liieui. rremonis expedition
which has iust returned to that city from the far
West:
The party, it will be remembered, left this city
on the 12th of May 1843 very near fifteen months
ago and by the latter part of that month they had
passed the western boundary of Missouri and
launched out into the Praries.
T.eavinnr the frontier in the beginning of June
and travelling along the line of the Kansas River
the nartv reached the Rocky Mountains early in
July, and occupied the month in exploring the
heads of the Arkansas. At the close of the month
they crossed the mountains, and continuing their
way to the westward, had reached the ureal
Salt Lake in the begginning of September.
No human being had ever before visited the
Island of this celebrated lake and a few weeks
were spent in exploring its unknown waters, and
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tn surveying me iiujimuiii cuunu v. x nn iuuci
part of this month found them at Fort Hall, where
the winter set in with a severe storm, on the 19th.
Pursuing their way in the Oregon road, they
reached the falls of the Columbia early in the
month of November. Leaving his party here Mr.
Fremont proceeded by water to Fort Van
couver, at which Mace he arrived at me com
mencement of the ramv season. Un the 25th ol
November, m n snow storm, they left the 'tails' on
their homeward route, intending to return by the
wnv of Klamet and Mary's Lake. No interrup
tion in the form of difficulties occurred to impede
their march until they had passed the Klamet
Lake, in th 3 middle of December, when their
course to the southward and eastward was barred
by parallel ranges of snow and volcanic mountains,
in the va levs ol wnicn tnev were iorceu 10 uie
sothward, making little or no easting,
They traveled in tins way nlongthe eastern base
of the great California mountains, whose pcaKs
rise seventeen thousand feet above the sea,cncoun
tering many bands of Indians of a very wild char
acter. and some of whom had never be to re seen a
white man. Towards the end of January, their
animals' feet had become so much worn by the
ice & rocks, they were scarcely able to travel; and
and provisions had begun to fail, as the country
had been found destitute ol game the Indians sun
sisting on fish or roots and seeds. They
and you jand at the expiration of a week your body will bo
at my disposal.'
You don't mean to say that I am n going to die
so soon?' exclaimed the frightened victim of alco
hol. 'I do mean to say, that if you continue to drink
as you have for the Jast stx months, in one week
you will be a dead man, and of course, as 1 have
purchased vour bodv in a fair business like man
ner, I shall be at liberty to operate upon it.'
The cool, serious manner of the doctor, puz
zled our hero, and he already began to feel the
death-rattles in his throat.'
'Here!' roared he, 'take buck your money I
have no notion of being made mince-meat of in so
short a time!'
But,' said the knight of the lancet, 'it is a regu
lar business transaction.'
'I don't care, here's vour money!' and away he
dashed out of the office, to the no little amusement James G. Birney
ol his tormentor, who stood lor several minutes
convulsed with laughter.
The toper that was, never drank liquor from
that day, and became a sober, upright citizen.
Compare the MEN anil their'
PRINCIPLES.
LIBERTYT1CKET.
FOR PRESIOENT,
JAMES r. BIRNEY,
of Michigan.
" Our own slave tates, and especially the more couth
em of them, in which the number of slaves is greater,
and in which, of course, the sentiment of injustice s
stronger than the more northern ones, are to be placed n
the list of decaying communities.
" The question now for the North finally to decide is
shall the slave states draw us down with them, and ban
perish, or shall we, by a decided conjunct exertion of vir
tuous energy, save ourselves and them from destruction
CJLJtnii A' COIaImIJYS,
DEALERS IN
BE -JSLJ G- jB
MEDICN1ES, Groceries,
PAINTS, OILS, DYE
Will spare no pains in selecting the
Purest Medicines, and the Choicest Gro
ceries. Prices warranted satisfactory. Also, a general assort
mentof PATENT MEDICINES.
Corner of State and Main Streets, Montpelier, Vt.
March 8, 1844. lOtf
The Wine Glass,
Who hath woe? Who hath sorrow?
Who hath contentions? Who hath
wounds without cause? Who
hath redness of eyes? They
that tarry long at the wine!
They that gojto seek mixed
wine! Look not thou
upon the wine when
it is red, when it
GIVETH ITS
COLOR IN THE
CUP
when it
moveth itself
aright.
At
the last it
biteth like a ser
pent, and stingeth like an adder.
H
ogarth's Remedy for the Piles, warranted
to cure or no pay. For sale by
Utf
S. P. REDFIELD.
I allow not to human laws, be they primary or secon
dary, no matter by what numbers, or with what solemi i:
ties ordained, the least semblance of right to establish sla
very, to make property of my fellow, created equally with
myself, in the image of God. Individually, or as political
communities, men have no more right to enact Slavery,
than they hare to enact murder, or blasphemy, or incest,
or adultery. To establish slavery is to dethrone right, to
trample on justice, the only true foundation of Govern
ment. Governments exist, not for the destruction of lib
erty, but for its defence not for the annihilation of men's
lights, but their preservation." Birney on Annexation.
Whilst the South is crying out for the Union, and char
ging the Abolitionists with aiming to destroy it, the Union
it wants is one in which the JNorlh is tamely to submit to
the indignities and degradation which slavery casts upon
free labor to the destruction of the press and the slaugh
ter of its defenders the subversion of the right of petition
in line, to the handing over of the government to the
South, to be administered solely by slaveholding polliti-
cians for the perpetuity of the system of slavery. Bri-
ney's Letter, Feb. 15, 1839.
FOR SALE BY S. P. REDFIELD,
irvr r- . . o i j ri . i ri m . .
ninj iuiuKiug anu siiewing anu riug lODacco,. -
- Lorrillard's and Surresers Macaboy and Scotch Snuff.
Montpelier, 14th March, 1844. lltf
ARRER'S Congh Syrup, one of the best mad-.
icines for a cough, cold, or any disease of thelunjM,:
for sale by S. P. REDFLELD.
AN Ointment and Powder, which together aret
certain cure for Salt Rheum, for sale by
March 14th lltf S. P. REDFIELD.
FOR VICE PRESIDENT,
THOMAS MORRIS,
of Ohio.
E the subscribers, being appointed by the Hon.,
the probate court for the district of Randolph
commissioners to receive, examine and adjust all claims
and demands of all persons against the estate of Stedman -Martin,
late of Williamstown, in said district, deceased, ,
represented insolvent, and all claims and demands xhib--.
ited in offset thereto, and six months from this.daU being
allowed for that purpose, hereby give notice that we will :
attend to the business of our appointment at the late resi
dence of the deceased in said Williamstown on the last
Thursday in September and second Thursday in Fbrua
ry next, at 1 o'clock, P. M. on each of said days.
DARIUS PRIDE,
BRADFORD NEWCOMB, Commission eri.
Williamstown, Aug. 14, 1844.
How to die an easy Death. A great many ' I rejoice, that the abolition of slavery throughout the
essays have been written on the easiest mode of civilized world is no longer problematical; it seems to be
bringing to an end this animal lileol ours. Une is almost universally conceded that this stupendous
this stupendous fraud
upon a portion of the human race is fast drawing to a
close, and the great question with us is truly, what meas
ures are best suited to accomplish this desirable end in
the United States.
: Political action is necessary to produce
One is
in favor of hanging, another of drowning, and a
third thinks a bullet through the heart will pro
duce the least suflering. JJut we have an easier
road to death than either. Although the object
were mav not be so soon accomplished, still it is ns el-
now between the 38th and 89th degree parallel, tectuaj; for thousands have tried it. We will give moral reformation in a nation : and that action with us
immediately under the snowv rane of California, you the recipe, lake several strong cords tastr can only be effectually exercised through the ballot box.
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Mr h i-ninont i otprm no, tr nftpimit tn cross tins, en uicm urouuu uie waist as uitni as you can near nna surety me Dauoi oox can never De useu ior a more
and to force their way to a settlement on the Bay it, and let tljpm remain a day or two. Gradually noble purpose, than to restore and secure to every man
nf San Francisco. The mountain is here one hun- tighten the cords, and persevere, until your body his inalienable rights. Ihomas Morris
flmd and fifrv miles hrnml.nnd nn its miner rceions has the abpeaVance of an hourglass. Your health
the snow was from 5 to 20 feet deep. They will.gradually decline; you canuot endure work;
vvni-A nccimind nnm-lv ,i tnniith in crnssin.n- it. but and will nrohabiy have the dispepsia, liver coin-
finidlv succeeded, mid enrlv in Mnrch. ex-chanced plaint, and be exceedingly troubled with nervous-
the snow of mid-winter for the verdure of perpct- ncSs. No matter; the work of death will be grad
ual spring, in the valley of the river Sacramento. uUy go'g on, anu ueiore many mounts consump
'I' in nnrtv worn enn mi u i-rcmviv nrnl insiiiitn- CIOI1 will lie SUiueu, uuu yuu win ,uie su eiisy u
bly entertained at his residence,, near the Bay of death, that-your parting breath will be hardly per
Sun H rani'isfn. iv . n in A. Knitnr. sn.. I'rntHi'f rt oe UUU e. ii, uowevcr, yuu wish io column oui-
thR frontier of Carolina. Here thnv remained eide in a shorter time, wear thin shoes and muslin
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nm t mn tn meruit; niw ;it t he em of Marc i re- dresses, in coiu anu oam p weainer, lie nuve
HE copartnership heretofore existing under the naff
and firm of CALDWELL CASS, is this day by
mutual consent dissolved, and the books and notes of the
late firm are at present in the hands of A. W. CALD;
WELL for settlement, and said Caldwell will pay all.'
debts due from said firm.
A. W.CALDWELL.
MILO M. CASS.
Johnson, July 31, 1841.
snmnd their homeward iniirnev. Tlicv proceeded never known this recipe to fail: and it has been
several degrees to the Southward to reeross the tried in a thousand instances, Portland Tribune,
mountains, and passing over the California deserts
by the Spanish Trace reached Bunt's Fort, by way
of the head waters of the Arkansas, on the first
day of July, and the frontier of Missouri on the
last of the same month.
MISCELLANEOUS.
Our Grandmother's Music.
V "STERNE.
" Thy grandmother," said uncle Toby, address
ing himself to young Arabella, just from London,
and who was playing the battle of Marengp on
'the piano, "thy grandmother, child," said he.
" used to play on a much better instruments than
thine."
" Indeed," said Arabella, " how could it have
been 'better? you knor it is the most fashionable
instrument,- and it is used by every body that is
any thing."
" Your grandmother was something, yet she
never saw a piano forte."
" But what was the name of this instrument?
had it strings, or was it played by keys?"
" You must give me time to recollect the name;
it was indeed a stringed instrument, but was play
ed by the hand."
"By the hand alone? How vulgar; but I pro
test I should like to see on.e, and papa shall buy
. me one when I return to London. Do you think
we 3an obtain one?"
"No, you will not find one in Loudon, but
doubtless they may be found in some of the coun
try towns."
"How many strings had it? Must one play
with both hands? and could one play double
bass?" . ".
" I know not whether it could play double bass,
as you call it; it was played by both hands.and
two strings." . '
" Two strings only? surely you are jesting, how
could music be produced by such nn instrument,
when the piano has two or three hundred!"
" Oh, the strings were vfcry long, one about
fourteen feet, and the other might be lengthened
at pleasure, even fifty or more."
" What a prodigious-deal of roo'm it must take
up; but no matter, I will have mine in the old
hall, and papa may have an addition built to it,
for he says I shall not want for any thing, and so
does mamma. Were the strings struck with little
mallets, like the piano, or were they snapped, like
the harpsichord?"
" Like neither of those instruments, as I recol
lecj; but it produced a soft kind of humming mu
sic, and peculiarly ngeeable to the husband and
relations of the performer."
" Oh, as to nleasing one's husband or relations.
that is all Dickey, in the Haut-ton, you know; but,
I nra determined to have one, at any rate. , was it
- easily learnt, and was it taught by French or Ital
ian masters?" "
" It was easily learnt, but Frenchmen and Ital
ians scarcejy dared show their heads in our coun
try'in those times."
'! Can you not possibly recollect the came?
How shall we know what to enquire for?"
Ail Affectum- Scene,
The New Haven Courier relates the following
incident:
In a lawyer's office in a remote part of this state,
lay a rnortjrase for eleven hundred dollars which
was within a few days of being due. One moi'n
ing the man on whose place the mortgage was held
called and enquired if the payment could not be
put off n short time. He was a man somewhat
advanced in life, and very intemperate. The law
yer in reply to his inquiries, said that the man
who held the mortgage wanted his money that
he was sorry, but it could not bo extended. 1 he
tears came to the old man's eves, and after stand
ing a few moments, a perfect image of despair, he
turned and left the office. He returned home, be-,
lieving that in a lew short days his mrcil and in
firm wife and invalid daughter would have to quit
the roof which had so king sheltered them, -and
seek for a home he knew not where.
He could say nothing to them about it, it would
cause them so much -n-icf. The mortgage became
due, and in the morning early the farmer again
repaired to the lawyer's office. He pleaded for lf.first ,.ate b(Jtter
iiimu, uul in iiu i ii i jiij.su. uvurcornu wiui uiuy
tion, the old man sank into a chair, and there sat
for two hours, apparently unconscious of any thing
that was passing around him, when a carriage
drove up to the door, and a lady stepped from it
one entered tun onice. Alter standing a lew mo
ments, eyeing the old mnn with interest and cmo
tion, she spoke. 1 lie old man looked up.
'Father, how do you do."
'Uh! sarnh. lam well, but sad. I am clad to
Purchasing Butter.
' Is your butter good?' said I to the farmer,
' Good ! my wife has made butter these twenty
years,' and I should think she ought to know how
to make' good butter by tins time.'
He vfSft evidently Qfiended
"Well
I am not disposed to submit to the dictation of slavehol
ding power, or to abridge the freedom of speech or of the
press, or the right of petition, as constitutionally secured
to the citizens of this country; and if the slaveholding
power, by attempting to do so, shall dig its own grae,
and inhume its own victims, it will not be the fault of the
free States. Morris' Letter to A. Campbell, 1837.
Whig Candidate for President,
HENRY CLAY.
" I know there is a visionary dogma which holds that
negro slaves cannot be the subjects of property. I shall
not dwell long upon this speculative abstraction. That
is property which the law declares to be property.
Two hundred years of legislation have sanctioned and
sanctified negro slaves as property.
" If I had been acitizen of Pennsylvania when Frank-
fin's plan (of gradual emancipation) was adopted, I should
have voted for it; because, by no possibility could the
black race ever gj'm the ascendancy in that State. But
f I had been then, or were now a citizen of any of the
let us examine it.' I he cover was ta
ken off the tub, the clean white cloth, (which had planling States-the southern or south-western States
been wet in bnne).rolled up, and the yellow treas- Ishouid nave opposed, and would continue to oppose.
u.r'e revealed. It certainly did look good.
It tastes sweet; but how very salt it is.'
We always make our butter salt to have it
keep at this season.'
Let us see it the buttermilk is as well worked-
out as the salt-is in.' '
Some of the rolls'were pressed down with the
ladle. :
' Now, my friend, if your wife has made butter
any scheme whatever of emancipation, gradual or im
mediate. .
" It is not true, and I REJOICE that it is not true,
that either of the two great parties in this country has
any design or aim at abolition. Ishouid DEEPLY
LAMENT if it were true." Clay's Speech in the Sen
ate. r eb. 7, 1839.
I would suffer the tortures of the inquisition before I
these twenty vears. she does not know how to would sign a bill having for its object the abolition of sla-
make good' butter; for no butter can be good until Tery in "ie District of Columbia, or in any manner give
all the buttermilk is worked out. If that is done, countenance to the project. CZay s remark to Wise, '41
you need not salt if so much to have it keep well Discussion implies .deliberation: deliberation is nrelim'
in any piace. a very nine more care anu lauor jnary to action. The people of the North have no risht
would have made this excellent butter; but lack- to act upon the subject of Southern slavery, and therefore
iiiu uiui iiiiiu, ii is uiuy u seeouu quality uh vuu inev have no risht to deliberate no right to dib-
snaii acKnowiecige wnen 1 snow a sample ot gooa cuss! Clay's Speech, 1837.
ouuer.
fii:e: i
hi Members of the Vermont Mutual Fire Insurance'
Company are hereby notified that tho following as
sessments, have been made by the Directors on alljnote
n force on the following days, to wit :
T
August 31, 1843, 1-2 of one per cent.
September 11, 1-4 " "
October 7, 5-4
November 27, 1-4 " "
December 29, 1-4 " "
February 12, 1S44, 1-4 "
" 26, 1-4 "
April 9, 1-4 "
Mav 29, 1-4 " "
June 14, 1-4 " '
July 2, 1-4 '
It was in this very chamber, Senatei Holmes, of Maine,
presiding in a committee of the Senate, and I in a commit
tee of 24 of the House of Representatives, on a Sabbath
day, that the terms were adjusted by which the Missouri
compromise was effected! Clay's Tariff Speech, Feb.
23, 1S33.
We went in, and I took up a roll from a crock
'first rate butter. It was . smooth, clear, and
handsome; the hand of woman had not been on
it, from the time it left the churn until now: all
the work had been done with a ladle.
'.It you will get one drop of buttermilk from
that nutter, you shall have the whole tree.' 1 he most convenient route from Washington Citv to
'Now taste this, and taste your own, and say, the slave regions bordering oh the Ohio and upper Missii-
honestly, if vou would not give a higher price for "PP1 rivers is through Washington, Pennsylvania. If
this than your own. Look at it see how elear.Mennsylvan'a on pretext that she is a free Slate, and
and transparent these minute globules are. and cannot tolerate slavery on her soil, should obstruct the
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COa imil 4 . 1 . . ...1 , -.. ij t w uiuiiuu , til bllC V IJUtU ' ' '
. ' ' J "" Se" "'- n.rigi TTni-il- thnc nil ,li,- ,1,.. I :tl 10 set them a free on their ionrnfiv i it r,nt mnst im.
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i r " ' 7 In . . ' .u ... i. "" , 10 U1R - , ' ' , V ' " keep sweet; and no butter will keen lonir when Portant 10 e slaveholding Outet, and to the Union itself,
Zt t T T i7 n ' , they are ever so slirhtly colored by he milk.' tliat Uongrew ihonld have the power to provide that slave,
not bear. It will kill vour poor mother.' . . J. lT l. 1 r m t,B hDu v frlu ,i.ri. p-..,i.,.;.
(ii, i,..i i?.. i...u ' :j .1' i i ti x lie farmer simpiy remaiKeu. that there was a : J ------r "uB.. "..,.J,,"",
rP n tPmnn,-nto , if ih, , J difference in butter, and left, to find a less critical
or more reauy customer.
;t is strange, that when every body loves good
butter and is willing to pay for it, our farmer's
wives and daughters do not take pains to make a
neiter article., it's the.wouian's lault that we have
poor butter, generally, and we must hold them res
ponsible. ' It is perfectly easy to make good but
ter. 'SifyrrT'lJ requisite is care. 'Good butter will
always,commund a good price, in the dullest mar
ket, while poor butter is a drug at any price
live a temperate man, if this were paid."
'Yes! oh, yes, I would; but it cannot be, for I
have nothing to pay it with.'
'Now sign the pledge, and here is the money.'
The old man put his name to the.redeeming, the
saving pledge, and departed to his home with a
happy he ait.
The daughter had saved the $1,100 by working
in a factory, "
New York Organ.
An Odd Remedy,
The following is from the
It illustrates the terrible power of -appetite, and
tho salutary influence of fear. . It may serve as an
additional w'arning to him who is in danger from
tho intoxicating cup, and lead him to adopt that
safe rule, 'touch not, taste not, handle not.'
Wo remember an individual that residod in this
city not,many years ago, who owned a considera
ble amount of property, but who was so much ad
dicted to the use of strong drink, that his friends
arranged matters in such a way as to prevent its
being squandered, by removing it from his reach;
'and after taking.care that he was well provided
with the necessaries of lile, allowed a certain sum
each day for spending money. Ashe grew older
his appetite grew stronger, and his daily allowance
was not sufficient to gratify his increasing thirst.
He would goto his friends and plead for ,yi hour
at a time for a little more of the ready, but they
were inexorable. At length they told him to go to
a certain physician, (who was intimately acquaint
ed with the family,) and probably he would loan
him whit he so much desired. .The poor fellow
went to the doctor mid asked him" for tho favor.
'I'lf tell what I will do,' said the medical man,
'I will buy your carcase at a lair price come,
what will you take lor it."
'Five dollars.'
Let me feel yoiir pulse,' said the physician
grasping the poor fellow by the 'wrist "and rooking
him steadl:istlyfin the eyes. 'Ah! that will do
here's the money,' contintieiUie, handing'tlio sot
a five dollar bank note. 'And now, go to tho rum
shoji immediately ;diiiik as much as you want,
in spite of any local regulation agninst it? Such a power
in Congress is essential to the welfare of the Northern
slaveholding States.
burely the power of the general government over the
slave- trade within the limits I have stated, between the.
States, and the coasting trade is complete, and univer
sally conceded, and this Government is bound to
1 KOILCT IT! And no doubt the time will come when
every alavejiolding Slate will wish and invoke the author
ity and power of the General Government for this pur
pose. And ha who would limit the power beyond, this,
is himself doing what he can to subserve the purposes ol
nn '. i. ii i . . . o Uuu"-J'
. uuu uiiy ui my niuv reaucrs maite uuiicr again ihn nritnimr' r ,n in nni.i. ir,'. ..... w-
just let them imagine that. I am to have a uice bit hhe Sup. Court, 1841, and endorsed in the U. S. Senate.!
Ot hri'Mll mil hlltti'f will, thorn nil. I tlmr Iclinll I
tect the least particle of milk, and am not fond of IIe urgel the importance of keeping the abolitionists
too much salt. New Genncssee Farmer. separate and distinct from all other classss, unmixed with
me resiui comiiiuniiy, wjmoui me general sympatny, ana
exposed to the overwhefming power of the united opinion
of all who desire the peace, harmony, and union, of our
Making 3 1-2 per cent, for the year. Said per centaga
to be cast on the original amount of premium note with
out reference tn any endorsement, and to be paid to tho
Treasurer, at his office, in Montpelier, on or before the
I6th day of October, 1844, being the day of the annual
meeting of said company. A list of persons insured ir
his town, with Uie'amuunt of assessment due from each,
will be transmitted to the representative elect to the legis
lature,' who, it is hoped, will feel an inteiest in liav'in(falr"
from, whom assessments are due send in by him to pay
the tame; and it is desired and expected that every mem
ber of the company will improve this opportunity to send,,
as it affords a cheap and safe mode by which he can trans
mit his money. Members should recollect that if they
neglect to send by the representative, it may and fre
quently does, cost thm more to send the .money for
their .assessment by other means than the asseesment
amounts to. Let no member of the company, there
lore, neglect to forward the amount due for incuranco
by the represeniative. The credit of the company 'roust
be sustained, and the only way this can be done effectu
ally is bv having each member pay his assessment prowpt-
1 he resolution ol Uie JJiroclors, passed in conformity
with the 8th Section of the Act of Incorporotion, in rela
tion to the collection "oS assessments, should bo remem
bered. There have been allowedjlie past year one hundred!,
and one losses, amounting to $21,782 23.
J. T. THURSTON. Tieasnrer.
Insurance Office, MoiJtpclier, August 13, 1844.
p......... . ri-i, ii . ii. u e i , oi an who utsire me peace, narmony, ana union, ot oui
linfa" .nUM'J n f",l0W,n" "ho sub- confederacy.-Clay's Speech on Calhoun's Resolutions.
lime" was delivered before a court of justice in
Pennsylvania:
"Your honor sits high upon the adorablo seat of
justice, uue tho Asiatic rock of Gibraltar, while
etcrna. streams of justice, like the cadaverous clods
oi ine vaney, now meandering at your extended
ice iv
1 buth and Love. I am sure truth never lost
any ming ior Dcing spoken in love; lam ot opin
ion that a principal reason why we are not more of
one mind, is that we are not more of one heart.
How soon they who feel heart to heart, begin to
see eye to eye ! the way to think alike is first to
fcel.ulike; and if the feeling be love, the thought
will be truth. I wish, therefore, for the sake of
sound doctrine, that the brethren would love one
another.
A Contented" Soldier. In Gibraltar there
was a great scarcity of water, and a general com
plaint of the want of it. An officer said, "he was
very easy about the matter, for ho had nothing to
do with w ater; if lie got his tea in the morning
and punch ut night, it is all he wanted,"
Democratic Candidate for President.
JAMES K. POLK.
A slaveholder of Tennessee.
As Speaker in Congress, he gave great Jicense to rowdy.
i6m and insubordination.
His greatest claims are, that he is in favor of the imme
diate annexation of Texas, at all hazards, and is a pet cf
Gen. Jackson.
The convention which nominated Mr. Polk resolved
" that all efforts of the abolitionists or others, made to in
duce Congress to interfere with questions of slavery, or
to take incipient steps in relation thereto, are calcu
lated to lead to the most alarming and dangerous conse
quences, and that all such efforts have an inevitable ten
dency to diminish the happiness of the people and endan
ger the stability and permanency of the Union, and ought
not to be countenanced by any friend of our political institutions."
WASHINGTON COCNTV
IVaitsfield, O Skinner
Worcester, Rev. M. Eolsdm
ORANGE CO.
Bradford, J D Clark
Brokfield D Kngsbury
Do S M 'Bigelow
Chelsea, Harry Hale
Corinth, Rev A D Smith
do J Fellows
Fairlee, G May
Newbury, Rev S Sias
Randolph, E Eastman
Strafford, A Warner
Post Mills, L Hinkley
Thetford, Rev. A C Smith
XV.Topsham, Rev S Leavitt
Tunbridge, W B Scott
Venhire, B 0 Tyler
Odnge, P L Lord
CHITTENDEN CO.
Burlington, D Fish
Charlotte, C Grant
Hinesburgh, A Beecher
Viilliston; W H French
Essex, CoI.'S Page
ADDISON CO.
NFerrisburs Rv C Prindle
Cornwall, Rev Mr Wright
Vergennes, A Sprague
FRANKLIN CO.
Enosburg, H Fuller
Montgomery, J Martin
St Albans, L Brainard .
Bakersfield, C C Stone
CALEDONIA CO.
Hardwick, W Whcatley
Lyndon, Mr Skinner
Peacham, Rev 1 D Rust
Walden, S Farnswprth
ORLEANS CO.
Albany, Rev G Pntnam
Barton, w Seaver
Coventry, J Hurd .
Craftsbury, A Stimpson
Glover, Rev R Mason
Greensboro', G H Page
Holland, C Robinson
OARSE and FINE SALT for sale by
S. P. REDFIELD.
HON, Wedgewood.GUssand MarbU MORTARS.
For sale by ' s 5. P. REDFIELD.
Irasburgh, Rev J ClarkV
T.nmrll. .1 D HnritinrfP
Morgan, Rev D Packer.'"
Troy, A J Rowell
LAMOILLE CO.
Cambridge, M Safford'
Eden, C Fisk
Elmore, Da Camp
Hydepark, E P Fitch
Johnson, A w Caldwell',
Morristown, J West
Stow, B H Fuller
Waterville, H A Fisk
do ODPage
Wcori, J Smith
WINDSOR CO.
bethel, Rev D Field
Caoendish, Rv w P Evans,
Chister,0 Hutchinson :
Roshester Rev Win Scale
Royalton, D Woodward
Sharon, P Metcalf
Woodstock, T Hutchinson
RUTLAND CO.
Brandon, J W Hala
Rutland, B.K Thrall
Wallingford, Rev MrC on
stantine & D E Nich I eon
WINDHAM COUNTY.
i D ltf. ...
ber.
Townshend, W R Shaftej.
Wilmington, 0 L Shafter
Wardsboro'. Dr. D Hyde .
Hammonds Mills, Dr. S
Billings
Jamaica, Rev. M Spencei,
Fayettville, E Atwood,
Dover, P P Perry
BENNINGTON CO.
Manchester, D Roberts jt
I Matteson, No. Benningto
Lemuel Bottom, Shaftsbur
. John Landon, Factory roir.
I Sherman Parris, Dorset
ES Sherman, w. Rupert
Dca. Ifurd, Sandgate
Dr. McKey, Arlington
Miron Owen, Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., N. Y.
Sae Agents.
The following gentlemen are authorized by the Stat
Committee of the Liberty Party, to act as their Agents in
this State, in Lecturing, collecting funds for the cause,
and obtaining subscribers for the Freeman,
CkauncetL. Kn afp, Esq., Montpelier.
Rev. John Gleed, Wolcott.
Rev. C C, Briggs, Montpelier..
D.NiCHpL'sON, Esq. Wailihgford,
Iey. 'A. St. Clair. '
Rev. Orren Swipman, Hartford, N. Y.

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