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The State- Coeventioo ottho Demo regulate end re orm it.' The leagua be- t
- gratis Young oten of Ohio seeembled at toteen the bank, aud the federal politi- I
. Mt Verson, ashleave respectfully; yet clans volt cement d by mutual intereeht '',
isesnaally tottall yew attention , to - the and mutual hopes of promotion- and 1
. primal-61'44 ashes -,Wit tre in- the gain: The banks demanded of this poi t
midetof etpulitiest eci. utast of', mum- dicier's, that the spirit of reform should i
plid violence ta tholittert of the tepuis be crinthed, and the tweedy' of the pub. i
- lict at peace with eltilus world, blessed lie revenues given to them for their own. I
with rt beiveel is abundant se ever glad purpeses of speculation.' The politicians i
dened the heartefthe laborious bus- in returr4 require& the aid of the hanks, 1
llsoditatt, Overshadowed and protected to overthrow the administration of the t
- ti) Ibit freest constitution upon earth,the people's cboice,and gratify the longings i
l , natio joist agitated, deeply agitated, of their vaulting ambition, for the high I
- front one extremity of the couture to the and prominent places of the .land., Av.
, other., - In view of thiescene of estrus erica arid ambition. the &mire of moneY
!,'.. ,,, dioart.commotioa, it becomes os ea wit and the thirlt for office.weretunds stifs.--
I ' laens ofthe United 8tatee, as , deices. &tenth, strong to unite these leaguers
dents 011 those who perilled their all to in a commortIcruiade against the partv
. i found a government en the prineiple of that supports the principle of emal ,
? . equal rights as young men. who already rigida. The Banks had realized im
i participote in the exercise of . political manse gams from the use of the public
't power, lied upon whom that power must moneys. without any 'corresponding ad
d miring chiefly devolve,to seriously leo vantage to the people at -large.
4 quits what it the cause of this unparalo They bad made other and far greater
lolled . eta& Our. opponents boldly profits by the alarming privileges and
charge itupon the administration of the unregulated nature of the banking aye"
General Governtnent. . tem. They had annually drawn from
Tolheir vivid imaginations Martin the people of the U. States, in the shape
Van Ituren would seem to be the motifs of interest end premiums ön bank loans
to cause of all the evils that heal Ma and discounts, a sum not less than thir
t widely extended republic, His name ty millions of dollars. This, they bad
is their stereotyped reply whenever the been enabled to do by their privilege of
some of misfortune is sought. Bill, of furnishing ihe circulating medium of
fellow citizene,is it true that to.the dem the country. They were therefore,very
ocratic administration of your choice naturally hostile to the Independent
-.. sate to be attributed the difficulties under Treasury plan. by which the tales of the
wbich we labor I If so, the acte that people, instead of being tourrendeted to
have produced those difficulties could the banks for the private advantage of
sureiy. be pointed out. , And yet what those institutions, are kept ie the con.
longue of the thousands daily engaged atitutional treasury of the United States,
' in denouncing the adminietratioo, has under the control of the people them
ventured to do sot In what particular salver'. They were raise hostile to any
Ilse the adminiotration violated the measures', hese tendency might be to
rights of a girlie citizen I IN h,a I law bring into cirewlation á greater amount
. has been passed, by the democratic par. of the precious metals, and thereby lee-..,.
ty to take from any man the proceeds sen the proportion ol bank paper, ken)
' of his toil, or stint the rewards of his which they derive their gains
':,,,t industry t No, fellow citizens, . the It is not wonderful therefore, Iliac
,ti, taus, of these difficulties, the 'source of when they hod once resolved to pursue
. 1 this strife, inetead of being traced to their own private advantage, without re
any measure of the Siete or the Griner- gard to the public good,they were found
, al Admioistrationore to be found in the willing to make, if neceseary a teller:tie
.. . fact, that the federal party are once ry end partial eacrifice of preeent inter
. more (drugging fOt power with the en- est to eecure an increase and perpetuity
, -, orgy and ciesperation of the last and on- of privilege. They had witnessed the
,.." '' ly hope. Unrebuked by . the repeated powerful effecte produced by'she repeat
4. decision of the popular will for more ed panics and ',Nomura. crafted by. the
) ''. .theit forty yeers,they.atillalarm,ageate Bank of trittr; . State., egrets , which
. 'and convulse the nation, -with their tee...they vainiy supposed the demcieraerbao
, . bounded ophidian for political dornin- only been able to wiring tote thi'ough ;tot
ion. ,' The same Men .who,denoonced unassailable popularity- of the Herci of
, Jeffereon as a, tyrant, ,i.eow Migmatite N. Orleann. That grelt,. man having
Van Buren as an enemy of the Ameri- retired to the shades of private life,they
can people. In ibis, they are true to lent a ready and a willing ear to the be
! their ancient venation. What measure lief, that the means which had proved,
.ofJefferson did they ever approve I insufficient to overthrow his administra
It What act of President Janson did they lion could not fail te prostrate that ol
OVOr fail to condemn', To secure their hie successors They entered therefore
hostility to any system or law,it has on. is ithout hesitation into the plot to defeat
' ly been necessary that it melee the the democratic party at the approaching
sanction of' democratic administration. Presidential election, by a reduction ot
We are not,therefoie to be surprised at prices and creation of hard timer., which
',i the bitter feelings manifested towards were to be diligently charged upon the
, our patriotic chief magistrate, or at the administration Martin Van Buren.
' indiscriminate condamnation of all his to effect this ohjech they commenced a
- -: . acts. sio matter bow necessary for the tepid curtailment of their circulation a
. ' public service or palpubly beneficial at bout the first of Jan. 1839, and in the
, largo. ' And now fellow . citizens, we cowse of thasticceading twelve months,
., propose to review, av fully ea the brief withdrew from the handy of the peciple
Emits of this addreee will permit, the over 21 millions flank paper money,
.4 plan of operation's adopted, and. some while the great institutions of the east in
. of the various means employed by the creseed in the reduaiii n, by transporo
é . leaders of the federal party,to wrest youi ing large sums of specie from the U. 8,
government from its democratic baste, to Oreat Britain. This curtailment of
end rear the otructure of Tederaliam in the circulating medium is still going,on,
,, ite stead. .We say the plan adopted. by Ind now at the end of a little over a year
,:, the federal leader', for it is not our in. (rid a half, the reduction amounte to
sention, much less 'our deoirei to con- more than thirty pillions of claw.
N - &tun with indiscriminate censure, ail But. it is not in a general view of thie
who serve to fill up the genius of the par lurtailment, that the design we have
ty in position. While we speak with spoken of is meet plainly diecoverable.
4 the boldnese of truth in the mouths of It is yet more certainly apparent in the
freemen, it shall be our effort to do jug. fact, thdt in those great Slates in which
- tics to all. , 'he remits of the coming elections ere
. '4 On the 4th diy of Aiercb, 1 837,Mar- moot important, and die intim) of which
. ,, tin Van Boren was iraugarated as Pres- is conniciered by the oppoeition leaders
, ident albs U States. In the remised- to be the most. doutritil, the, reduction
5,,,:' idg month of Mae, during the recess of of the currency hes been the most sud
Congress, and before the new ichniniso den and se'vere. ; In New York, for in.
K traliOn had perrormed any act that could stance, it amounts to over nine millions
prejudicially affect them, the banks af of dollars; in Connacticut to upwards oi
ss the Union, with scarcely-a single excel). fifty-aie per cent; in Ohio to. ono half of
s lion suspended (specie payments. A par the entire circulation. Look at the ern
tial resumption look place in the follow- chi, documents of your Stare. On the
, ,,., kV year to be followed in 1839, , by it- 30th day of April. I829,' the banks of
. mother, thotigh lees general suspension. Ohio reported - these circulation under
. t : Rig nOtwitheianding this unfortunate Atli to be 8,309,141 80on the 30th
derangement of our monetary affairs,the of April, 1840, they reported it to bo
. commodl'es and labor of the country $4,191,595 00; thus .bowing a reduc
F1 sontinued to commend the:highest pri.; tion, in the space of a entitle year, of
, ees paid since the iciest( of tha war ... (our millions, one bondred and seven.,
The products of the soil and the produc teen thousand, five hundred and forty
' i gion, (Witte mechanic found a ready and six dollors and eighty cents. By their
' a certain market, while the services of repro. s to the Auditor, Mate., made on
I the laborer were in COOrlieht .demend the 80th day of June last. it appears that
,. i-,- 0:71To reduce these pricetand destroy the currai'mant is persisted in yet, and
- V this market, to prnduce herd times and that five banks with a capital stock of
charge their existence upon the admin- ils2,367.2'SO, have reduced their eireula.
,v iviretiowor the '.0eneral Governittent. lion to $304 523 58 being one hundred
was thetfirat Wert of the -, federal peli- end thirty- nice thousand, four hundred
, ticiatie.4:0 "Burbew -iwas - this to be and fortyss4 dollars and Mr sewed c13.
slonet How 'could tio mighty a result be. less than the ainouut pt specie in their
do', effected! The Inetrumeot alaNwas toó vaulte,.,' A family Or Monet , is thus,
" fatally Within limit traap The, bank Ponied, not only br withdrawing from
'' t' log itrotett, with its omnipotent mot& circulation the notes of the .bankso; but
a' j Of thebusinese of the later and the pris oleo by- boarding the coin that would
'! 1, . ese alba nation, or wane of I:s us, othemetas be found in the bands of the
' '-'. :, fooited pow of "expansion 10 dey end people.' And unint, tato too desired et.
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CANAL DOVER,TUSCARAWAS EOUNTY, OHIO) SEPTEMBER 25, 1840,
Conttlteliód to Mellott& was already ,in 'tact boa been partly produced, when yri I
the fields.bent on- tbe destruction of the lies have fallen and a pressure feitthese 4
&mowed: pert's. who were seeking to men, the very authors of the evil, ell 4
regulate end reform it ' The league be- boldly cry out, that the sin should -be '
toveen the bloke out the fedmat politi. laid on the President end his friend., I
alerts was cement d by mutual intereete The reduction, in Obio, they, falsely as- i
and mutual hopes of promotion- and sett, has hien occasioned by the 'acts t
gain:. The hanks demanded of this poi of a Democratic Legislature. .Will they .
Water's, that the spirit of reform should tell us Wiles mooed the, t eductioa .in i
be crinthed, and the meted?: of the pule. Now Yotk am" Pennecticut, where the i
lin retrainee given to them for their own. Federalists blve been in power !Sr.:. the i
purpases of speculation.' The politicians last three: years" will they, Malmo i
in returr4 require& the aid altos hanks, the csuae of the reduction throughout I
to overthrow the administration ' of the the entire United Staten'. ,Will the); so I
people's choice,and gratify' the longings count for thi hoarding of Specie, hy tbe I
ortheir Vaulting hmbition, for the high banks, for which no equivaleat,whetavy. .4
' and prominent places of the .land. Av. te, put In eircotation 1,,-No, feilew .citi, 1
'rice and ambition:, the denim Or moneY itnes it is' net te the acts of s Democrat i
and the thiret for offickwereitunds totif- lc Legislature that we muet leak for the 1
ficiently strong to unite these leaguers source of the preseht hard times; it is to 1
in a commOdIcruiade against the party be found in the powerful winking of a i
that supports the principle of cout;I eyetem ofunregulated banks, and e. cor i
rights. The Banks had .realized im- rupt pilloried between thoae institutions i
manse gains from the use of the public arid a set of ambitious Federal alirauts. 1
moneys. without any 'corresponding ad. , The next (were in the plin- or the i
vantage to the people at -large. federal leaders to ehich we desire to 1
They bad made other and far greater call yonr attention. io Oita apparently 1
profits by the alarming privileges Ind fixed and unalterable determination to i
unregulated nature of the banking aye, disclose no principles, to propos', no il
tent They had annually drawn from meaeures, pending the present political ' ,
the people or the U. States, in the shape campaign. To denounce the minuets.
of interest and premiums ön bank loans tration in general terme,to invent a thou
and discounts, a sum not less than thir. sand charges against it that have no
ty millions of dollars. This. they bad foundation in truth, to reiterate and stick
been enabled to do by their privilege of to these charges long after they are
of furnishing Ihe circulating medium of known to be false, to affect a zest end
the country. They were therefore,very sinceritv that may impnse on the ',ilea.
naturally hostile to the Independent ry and frighten the timid, and above ell
Treasuty plan. by which the tales of the to commit themeelves to no measure or
people, instead of being tourrendered to principle of public policy, is the dietiic.
the banks for the private advantage of tive character of the present plan of fed
those institutions, ere kept io the cons eral eleetioneering. They affirm that
atitutional treasury of the United States, the difficulties of the country are owing
under the control of the people them- to the adminietration; they proclaim
salvo'. They were Sled hostile to any their: own ebitity to remove these diffi
measuree, who'se tendency might be to cultiee, of the power of the government
bring into circelation s' greater amount be confide? to them; tary poke an os
of the precious metals, and thereby les- oodience profound and Piece's to the
son the proportion of bank paper, front popular volee; end yet they are unwil
which they derive their gains 'ing to trust the people with the know!.
It is not wonderful thererore, that edge of a single act by . which they ex.
when they hod once resolved to pureue pect to produce this Iseult. Is it to be
their own private advantage, without re effected by the emotion , of another ne.
gard to the publie good,they were found tional Bank I Will it be brought about
willing to make, if neceseary a tertmora. hy the reetoration of the depoeites to thel
ry end partial aacrifice of present toter- !neat motitUtiona of the States I le il
est ts items an increase and perpetuity le be produced by a revival of the mis
of privilege 'They had witnessed the celled American System, with its bigb
powerrul offecta produced by'she repeat- ',Harmed unconstitutioist .expendnure 1
ed panics and ',restores created by. the Or has some aew di.euvers 1Writ- 111114it
Bank or the$I.T.,States. etlects..,which tit ins clef et. et polities, known only to
they 'Rini, supposetithe demdcracy.hao the leaders Ist. he federal" party and re.-
only. been stole In withstiott. hives') the werved only to-confer !mitre and glory on
unaseailable popularitT Otto -, Herd ot Ay:Federal adminieuation 1.' To these
; N.' Orletine. ,Tbat grett ,. man having glestim,,, fin bribwer lc bouchroaed :0 the
, retired to the shades of private life,theY American people. by the, Federal mina
lent a ready and a willing ear to the be- gers who protheis their ability to eel goy
, lief, that the means which had proved, ery thing right. They thus stand con.
insufficient to overthrow his administra- victed of hypocittically elaimmg e pow.
lion could not fail te prostrate that of er they do not possese, or of insulting
hie successor. They entered therefore the country by a concealment or pin.,
e ithout hesitation into the plot to defeat itinM they are bound to promulgate. Pm
the democratic party at the approaching we hold it to be eesential to the very ex.
Presidential electiun, by a reduction ot merits of the elective franchise, that the
prices and creation of hard nom, which right of the people to know the political
, were to be diligently cherged upon the opinions of those elm aspire to transact
. administration Martin Van Buren. the affairs of the nation, shall be ex
, to effect this ohject they commenced a pressly recognized and implicitly obey.
, rapid curtailment of their circulation a- ed. To deny this right, or evade its ob
bout the first of Jan. 1839, and in the ligation, is to sitn a deadly blow at the
. cotese of thesneceming twelve months. fundamental maxim on which represen
withdrew from the handy of the peciple tative government rests that maxim
over 21 millions flank paper moneY, for which our republican fathers so
while the great institutions of the east in aternly eonleorled, and which as thev
matted in the rediveii n, by transpor. thought, was forever firmly tetablished,
ing large sums of specie from the U. S, when they laid it down as one essential
to.theat Britein. This curtailment of article of their creed, othat the agent of
the circulating medium is still goincon, toe people is bound by the will of his
Ind now at the end of a little over a year .,ninetituents." If the representetive it,
, And a half, the reduction ' amount:a to ihe servant and not the master of the
, I more than thirty pillions of donut'. ueople, if his duty conaists in rellectIng
, I But. it is not in a general view of thin heir opinions and obeying ðiftir willony
, voken of is moat plainly discoverable. peacni their choice from falling on one
tourtailment, that the design we have mierepresentanon or concealment, to
I rl at c ti soyhedt t mi no rt eh cos er tga ri ne lay(
8SPiraatreesnitninwhitchhe athweihr7,we ne,P"nitalm"nte hest lc" with
a direct and dangeroun
, 'be results of the coming elections sre aseault upon the supremacy of their
!moot importantond the issue of which flower And hete, fellow citizene, we
, lis conektered by the oppoeition leaders beg your attention to the important fact,
. , to be the mosadoutelut, the, reduction Nat coeval with the nomination to the
i , of the currency Imo been the most sud- Presidency of a Man.. whose support of
. ,den and molter& ; In New York, for in. the black cockade mitninietrittion of the
stance, it IMnOnta to over nine millions &der Adam-, can no longer he a matter
r of dollars; in Connenticut to upwards oi of serious ' doubt, the enclebt Fade's'
fifty.six per cent; in Ohio to' one half of doCtrine, 'ohm the reprettentative is not
, the entire circulation. Look at the offi to be trammeled by the will of hie eon.
..eiut documents of your Stare On the siltuentt,,"eupposed to have been over.
. 30th day of April. 1829i' the banks of thrown and put to rest, by the re-elec.
, Ohio reported - these circulation uttder 'ion of Mr Jeffersou, ts Alain revived,
1 oatl-, to be S8,309,141 80on the 30th and practically acted upon, by this can
1 of April, 1840, they reported it to bo didate for the-highest office in the gift of
, $4,191.595 00; thus .howing a reduc- the nation. - Let this doctrine be once
tion, in the space of a siugle year, of firmly established, and let the example
four millions, one hondred and sevens be set, to serve as a precedent ia all fa.
. teen thousand, five hundred and forty- tura time, of a candidate elected to the
six Were and eighty coins. By their ehkef magicracy of the republic, by a
r repor to the Auditor. ofState, made on careful concealment of hie vievis in fe
ttle 80th day of June last, it appears that lation to-the great measures and princi
the tortai'mant is persisted lir yet, and plats involved in the contest ; end what
that five banks with a capital stock of we demand, will elections hereafter be
is2,36782'so, have reduced !NW eireula. but a blindfold choice of a tyrant, in
stead of an intelligent selection of a
lion to $304 523 58 being one hundmd
and thirty- nice thousand, fuer hundred magistrate? , ' ' -. . '
end forty.e4 dollars and fift, moved els. But,' ill eta eitiZenti, the design of
less than the ainouut 1,1 specie In. tbeir thib concealment , is :not jou Atiminal
eautta, A ocorcitY 'or Monet is thus. than. the concealment iNelr le anti-re.
I muted. not ontY bt withdrawing . (rem publicen and wrong. It is' the same me.
, circulation the notes of the IAanks, but live that prompted these men to , aban
'oleo by- bonding the coin that would dun:their original name id, Fe de r ti list e,
r , -
to throw off this title as soon as it coas
idle Pommel their-unpopular views, and
adopt, in- its stead the appellation of
Whigs; and, when this last deeignation
had fatlyd to procure the desired- suc
cess, to modify and change it, by the
multitude of prefixes end edditions with
bleb we see it,, daily connected. - A0
ware that the peinciples they cherish, &
the measure. they desire r to Adopt, ars
those hid the great body of the Amer!
jolt people have repeatedly conipmned
and whin they can cover be broughe to
strafe and support, tho loaders 011ie
totdeA yarty place their hopeov'of suc4,
cess tila' a east tont; eon csalment &kook
preetfte -sentiments and ulterior views',
and, 6'4' skilful diversion of tho publit
ntind from the true and important ques
tions involved in the contest, to the con
sideratios of lesues, frivilous false and
immeleital.,' Another reason for this
concealment is to be found in the flat,
basest daceit, we are totbitl I-0 otenitho7-forhst rde-(1.- he. po.rty. and looked upoll::. .
ceosineetniunociev.ottothalmfitiolt or, boy i dlicieiudbeLocetotottit: ',ottilebb'alitoolicapretblwitelIiasj:Iellttoelaoptylfirybuionwie: waerettlmeliVintli:dligetinalttliluelliii' -.::,:', .
at the communications of General tiar
'Int ititonhatagtabe. enTaiarrliedattbusta proot:y. sof coticeal.6,-,,; L'
;bitten tO M 0 reef ip.' Ly one and others of 'arlriibri.d to Miriam at the north to socurearh-,:,, ' '- :.
tche::11agye:butdi lact:Diesteoz. ,spundbitioehmeinlabrily: ..tre..s. by nurrigoo bithosodatio tydoes.,ditretil .) ,.,,.:: .:
wh.thassertions, those lettere sonutiried 'inl knew thefect that IlsrriMt. since tilt -ti-eav;' ''. '
led many true lissortedemeYoehollioonlc:
ofh. ir ofpiteht: murmur:iron, nold icabtilmeo in ins personal inter. ' :
a' r cal.', lied vitited the.astitiellielTer"tool.fe
th. ll 0110witlit fact:.,,, In die 7,."thbilan incinosti...- Co- t ,' .
Proof Of COW. to Its', found o; 11117:rit11.4.1n 1."11141"1 had. Pined alZheout - 'I; ,:.
Irnsti, the leading organ of thir. Abe. ' h4d
stole.. oft ohio; lb h0 wits with them in the emit weirkjaf he141.':..' '''''.
atistAsi44e16.togs towards ti.e,n.'-1,14: 000 " waalfuspli::::a:19:10".
Mon party in the:
!ditty, De B.,iey,-barbotivi, no un:, Xvtnan::,Dolegetes to the Anniticrui soti.27r17:..''; ' -
no n. PI
folicriifig (logistic ' I ' N- Yorks içvli I 6.,:e."" 64a1Y Itl''-'11tei, t '.'
114 ,s.01,1 ii iPtiiiii tol re:, ' '
3irtit 01 Ju,,,,: , . "17 Qn 40.1, A
shl two - ., 'I "eß Iflittnino now finis or' ' 1:1, L.,1;,1,1
Interviews WO had 'fib bee; i that Ilarrison had ellen uhin --- ---- ''':: -
pea his otiolor, tie- ''
I Hatriaon , about ulition state his 'leech at Vince "411 bb''' ."- "
;Groat mo on this subjeet, te noes end Iiii ,, ..
Fhb, iot oration, which is
nth, 'place, he etas al pains to- 11,est..--
0 in his letter to the Vir ,in lu d hY All'. 11. ' '
sure us that be bad himself bill I
onged to . son's pm slavery " i, isios,to pole ilareil..,.
t . ,
an "Abolition Snel I "
a , . e y tn Richmond, 1. Such fellow citizens ill 'In.' i '' ,j '
to ....moil ., '414
V 10 did , not be .1 I
er a e about the num whose means of information - ' '
... reeded b
y those rimy inditidual. arvutl'utt".
,. ai.... w.,osii: ,
'vli"li het I lit r tiAba.,tb"rile:1:::::::::411. ;.:'': ...'.:.
that Oat party now in opposition are bold! V.----
h- d7d- - -- -- -- .-- -I) - -66A-b-- v"ueu u3 "1"m ul q"7 luunuu." sha -wt.". - ''
pi raseLe .1 oat ues anyhot .7 0 knowin and bitter.liostility Mr Vas Ustate:, . :
together by no one conimon bond of
principle. To unite all the various par.1 suranoti that thi statement is toads from on
0 it!011 iStseloty" seetnest I Ott !,1: Damn And it e dmoi;rstic party aff ids the amplest MP. .:i ,, . ,
tie and of the country opposod ! et,
; which be knew or cared to k now. A od
to iendtv motive towards them . What I scan, -
h ' "Y": sof diuslieintyt,htreactherlytisnd haltisd la tiers pros .
in tbst democracy, in one general as..!Y in writing to Mr. Lyonii,
6'lf 1 dad really term it ati abolition no- ...
moult upon the present administrationos
a prkeety object of the federal ol soil Jackeon adorned. How different. ht Iv- ,
ciety, a fact which 1 can still lairdly , searitellut.tWas;tiPnap:ton honorewd. letletTePits ic)fillteht1411
widtly different, from the pont Straight fors,'
Barilk mid aoti-bank, tariff and anti:I:RP:
ward tnantv course of the patriot who nose.:
beeive, it must have been from forget
tit itttOlttionitite and alavebolders, all arel,,fudTid,er.::,,,
alike made welcome ta the mock log 1 ' n." - - --- - s. - a a en
11"nBoewsildhelat haeobotowebeues the
10 holds the eteoutive chair. . ; - . . , . .
, the habit of using the term "abolition" ' But we have catied General 'Harrison ''.. - '
114 Harrison reform. Ae no mea-e ' sun'uth"6-01:1;;;;v":1;;;;;:i.1..,
al con,p, end now, Wow einuniove uk your
um of sptem of public policy recoil?...
the common enorobation of this incon. teillit,n to the root; t
Richmond " Andagoin, Doctor Bady
ere of pptem of public policy receinve
the coalmen approbation of this incond
grooms mass, its parts are only kept in
unison by a careful avoidance of atpubbe
declarafmn of' principles, and by giving private
assurances to each portion of the league , that
its particular views will form the Dolor otar of
the new administration. The abolitionist is thus
taught to behold, in the elevation of Harrison,
tho certain triumph of his fanatical zeal s the
fears of the alaveholder are quieted with the de
claratior4 that ono tnen north of Mason and
Dixon's Itne has suffered so much in defence of
Southern rights to the chivalrous hero of Tip.
pecanuer the advocate of a NationalBank sees,
tn the otorthrow of Martin Van Buren, the re.
sturationl of his idol, the "great regulator "
' whilst tille enemy of that institution is askedito
rely, with gen. roils confidence, 011 Me eonstito
timid NM:tiring of the unchange and unchangs
able patriot of North Bond. It wu in order to
avail themselves of thou numerous and adveroe
prinneiples. in theldifferdent.sectioneofedtbetUation
Ban'k I Will it be b-rought. about
by the reittoration of die depoeites to the tateriteeaci tellt711! gine Ftli tdse rale up initstry
nett' inotitutione of the States le it tion at 11
-.a .erg, resolved to pass by Webster.
ro be produced by revival of the mi.- the index aCtheir, eentinients, and Clay, their
culled American System, with its high aural nertedd chief, to c.e.r.ferlthe nom
',Harriet unconstitutional .expentliture udrinte,t 41,ohlierh:tusinycinednposniiii,avaluatibkienoTn
Or has BOUM aeW &covert twee- (emit tothe petiple al large, might toe tbe Nub.
lo too tic evt es ol polities, known only to jet, of representations as various as Owe were
Lite leaders at he fedend party and re. various intesslinre republic to court. This
served only to-confer loom and glory on Henry tra'oniaon,uan etif milli: "1
7 Federal adminietration To these proved and ancient federal stamp, hut whose oPb'
riesttotte fin answer is voucheafed to the scuritY of life, for many years put. afforded the
amplost hope that his sentiments could he sue..
American psopte. bv the. Federal meow.
gers who prole's their ability to set ev- cegainthe colitfvenenntineonsianccd.or4y fheiirinalnhdettne innihnif
pry thing right. They thus stand con.. body. true to the design oi which we havne spon.
aimed of bypoerttically elaimIng e pow- ken, adjourned without "any wend declare.
er they do not poesesti, or of ineulling tion of the view of the great opposition party"
the country by a concealment or opin.. Democratic administration. The
rood tiel igeoperreiteceodnenvet nest totnhse ogfotvhearnt
Iton14 they are bound to ptOrtilOgate li'nagnYruhle"onfath
we hold it to be essential to the very ex. action, and pertinaciously adhered to a course
Menet, fibs elective franchise, that the unexampled in the history of the United Staten.
right of the people to know the political Nor hie Gen. Harrison himself, beet)
opinions of those elm aspire to transact backward in carrying out this dierepu.
the affaire of the nation, shall be es.. table design. In enewer to questions
pressly recognized end implicitly obey. of public importnece, reapectfully asked
ed. To deny this right, or evade its ob In setmeibtffin cit'zato of. the
ligation, is to aiin a deadly blow at the State of New York. be replied, through
rundamental maxim on which repret4o.. a confidential committe; in the month
tative government reets that maxim of Feb. last, that he would 'make no tut
for which our republican fathers tio ther deeleration of hie principles for
eternly contended, and which ee thev the public eye, whilst occupying his
,hought, woe forever firmly established, Present position." To the bearers
when they laid it down as one essential of a letter, from the Democratic State
article of their creed, "that the agent of Central Committee of Kentucky, re
lie people is bound by the will of his quelling, in the most gentlemanly
,ionetituents." Ifthe representetive ip hie opinion on the subject el
1 he servant and not the master of the Abolitieth he Meted, in the encoding
ueople, if his duty conaists in reflecting month et April, "that nothing could in.
heir npinione and obeying ðiftir does him to answer such interrogolo.
misrepresentation or concealment, to tie', coming either from friends or
pevent their choice from falling on one foes." And finally. (although, in IS
' whet.. OPfliiMente best accord with 12, in answer to a call on the cend'cle
their own," is a direct and dangerous tee tor Congress, in the Ciecinnatti
ii.sault upon the supremacy of their district, of whom ha Ives ono, "to pub
meet And bete, fellow citizen we lish their politica creatis,' that the el
bee your attention to the important fact, ectorc might have a fair opportunity of
h'ai coeval with the nomination to the or choosing those,: whose sentiment.
Presidency of a man,. whose support of ellould hest accord wiih their town,"
the black cockade adininitortillon of the he Led "ever Waived that every elec.,
e;der Adam-) can no longer be a moiler tor has a right to make this call upon
of serious ' doubt, tbe enctebt Fade's' those who offer their services to the
doCtrine, ',that the repreuentetive is nor penple, and that the candidates are
to be trammeled by the will of his con.. hound to answer it.) ke, in hie Fort
stituents," supposed to have been over. Meigs speech on the II th day of last
declared; that be doeti i'not think
thron and put to rest, by the re-elec. boot
lion of Mr Jeffurson, te -.again revived, that a candidate for the Preaidentehip.
and practicaliy acted upon, by this can should be asked to give pledgee."
didate for the-highest office in the gift of But what, fellow citizens, shall we
lite nation. Let this doctrine be once think ot a Man who, whilst refusing to
firmly established, and let the example make and declaration of opinions- for
be set, to serve as a precedent ia all fue the public eye, was yet busily engaged
lare time, of a candidate elected to the in distributing private assurances to the
chief magicracy of the republic, by a different quarters of the Union' of ea.
careful concealment of hie vievis in te- tures the most opposite and ittearoncil
lotion to-the great measures and print- eabiet What Alan we think of a man
pies involved in the contest 1 and what nho, at the very lintel that he wag wri
we demand, will elections hereafter be ling letters innumerable to bis friends
but a blindfold choice ofe tyrant, in- in the South, the newspaper publics
stead of an intelligent selection of tion of which he expressly forbid,pled-.
magistrate,' ging himeelf to oppote the abolition par
But, ftl ow citizen,e. the design of in all its forms, was eeeretly holding
tibia ooncealinent ;not iael Antoine' himself nut to the Abolition party orthe
than the concealment itme1f antieree. north ea o gond enough "Anti-slavery
publican and wrong. It in the owe me. man for them , Yee. tel ow citizens
lien that prompted these men to , Moan. mortifying as it must be to every man,
don their original name Federalists, With an American heart, to see. km
and without any change of Prineiplet, to didate for the Preaideney of the United
germs the title Of Netketliepubliteun' Etats., thus prostitute himself by tue
es the oistinetice title of the soeiety at
Richmond " And cogsin, Doctor Bat ly
rerharks, "four months ego General
HallibOn was anxious to convince abo
litionists that he was a very good Anti
slavery man." True, he did not. use
the term "abolitionist." Bo open and
undisguised declaration of hie present
sentiments, it wee no part or his "poli
cy" to make. But hie design, in hohl
ing these interviewe, makeing
these avowals, is nevertheless abundant.
ly manifest. He surely intended to
express warmer friendship for the
cause to which hie head was devoted,
then a mere abetract opposition to
slavery would imply.
Agsin, we fino in the proceedings of
the abolition convention, held st Boa- '
ton, in the orate of Massachusetts, on
May Vika(' the present year, the fol
lowing !speech frOM the. Rec. Abel
Brown, s delegite from the district rep
resented in Congress by the Hon. Wm.
B. Calhouh, who ie himself in abolition'.
iats and whip- Air. Btocre
r. W.. B. Cal ivk 0. has writtee
home letters 60111 WaShingint4', 00111
4inci tha abofitioniste, thes,.. they - were
wrong iti opposioe Harrison.' Copies
privaiely banded around stnong
the abolitioniets by the whig, and he
(Mr. Brown) had seen 'some of them
in which Mr. Carlos elated 'that Geo.
eral Harrisoo was with ue, (the obeli
tionists,) soy would go ell lengthe, and
be (Mr. Calhoun) had this from autho
rity which was understood to Mean
Gen. Harrison himself."
U11,11d1 a wove;
Mr. Ca thou& admits having seen a
letter from Gen. Harrison on the sub
ject of abolition, the publication of
which, through the agency of the press
the writer expressly forbade. He aleo
acknowledges having written the letter
that was shown to Mr. Brown but will
not suffer an exposure of its contents
to be made to the public eye because
to do so be says, would be indirectly io
publish l'he WW1 of Gen. Harrison it.
self: eince the statements made in the
one derived from the information, cow.
tained in the other. The truth of Mr.
Brown's assertion is thus placed be
yond the possibility.of easel or doubt
and the double dealing course:: of the
federal candidate fully expesed to ilie
public view.. "No declaratione.for Abel
public eye,"--"ne pledgee from a can.
didate for the presidency of the United
states,", but private snd contraiiictoiy
lettets to Lyone, Owen Evans, and
others, to be carefully guarded from the'
public press, but industriouely circuit's
ted, from hand to hand.' in stakes and
neighbourhoods different and reitote,,
to court and influence men or fcelingc
adverse, hostile -, and enfOrgivingl I
When, we demand, did the American
people ever behold such a spectacle be
ford We might go on fellow citizens
and multiply proof upon proof of tine
unexampled stem! of fraud sad deceit,'
were it possible to do so in the limits
of an 'terse& Ws eannot,: however,
refra n from the proceedings 01114 Mime
convention, in which the speech of Mr'.
Brown was deliverede.
4Mr. Leavitt ofivew York, (Vito-,
ot the Emanoipstor,) who had pisviously pre.
ken with decided condemnation of Mr. Var
Buren, espledged utterly against abolitionin all
its forms, mid that Ile was open end plain In his
couree,while Harrison was aiming seeretely to
the lirle states by servilty to the south, and the
northern abolitionists by confidential- profes
sions. it wee now well known that letters
,, m moo, : moon mono asolorginon ;ryasnarrow (o.4.
from iferrlaon With injoinctione of secretor hed Men who. Lave opposed says fat, es' ,
been privately circulated m the womb ever since pion memorial. go back .'4111, all.anoved in sup
Ilarrison wae eandidate in ' 1830: pledging pod of the hero of l'iptienennom,i' keoh eta ,t
km to the slaveholderm John H. Bonita. of of ths unkm might be reneacited found le tlor , t .
Georgia, hag a pia oe letter fr(mr Ilelison, in equal nitrous to thin undeniable Iroth..'. koo cif '
1F386, on Coe olaveeida A gentleman of 'mullion now,. ir homely. old 'edge be entittetptef '.1
os, or Alabama, hes snot in of :these-- secret .areight,-thrt "a man maybe known bor' tbe:rom t A co.
pledges of the eoutb Mr, Rives, or. some, pony loro kaaps,: then ic liartmalloatedelltiow
rticrod of his, had another. Thee ktlan were -pineed beyond e shadow of doubt, ,
euvieeated until eller the Ilarrieburgh convenoo, Oat how do dm federal Madero Alvah wriAct., s 7 ,
lion. where, by soother proems, the vetecolatio. the throe of hue immutable objection.' awitteit
olitionista in that body S.010 aeoured for. dis availableoandidodo1 Lot lhoir XVVrt te M1004.
nomination of iterriann."---" This wu one dad add insult to the itoilerierrbooT ars torierrog,Ita,4 , ,
,ido of ihe picoure; manor to lie impartial epee Ore' Amotive. treeptet their errata
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He was appointed by President Adam wl!tc, - . , !!....
was accosioined to confer office oe none but hie' . , , ,,;
friends to be Secretary ot the Nonliweatern Ter ' . '
'Rory, in '798. ' - ! k ..
He W al elected, in the succeeding 'Tali ky ! ' . , ,
the pante federal Legislature that, tviiii onty file .. .
dissenting vomit, adoptedted en address appro.. -
betory or the edministrat ion of Mr. Adams. 'to'
be the delegate of that territory, in the Coligreser ' ,!k,
cd. lilt' UsslialelepdrSolvieldloy 'Jo' 1 ;it 11 crt' Mil ph i're"b'av'e ''. ,,-,;.- .i,,.
been whist a member or dint Congress, sagn 0.0 ',. ''.
pen, zealous, rank, slipperier of the.. Evil ition: ;', ,,, ,,
Lew, end Black Cockade Administrelienie ' -' " ,.. ,,
, He acknowledged,in reply to Mr. Rennolplis :- , -. ,,,,
charge, that Mr. R. I'might have lienrd him ex- ''' . .., ..
prow sentiments revorairle to ilie then Adminis- , ' .. . ,
tmtiont" thst he "certainly fklt thane so fat, et
least as to the course mimed by it in relation tb ,
the 'government rif France t" a courre'epproved, ,
by the rederal, end condemned by the republican . f!.'
party of the day. . . ,
. Ile Or Dosed, in tint.- VongresS, end !tnedirt'! ' '
'needs spinet. the reduction or Adam'a mantle, , ' '
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mg army. For the devotion toilitmlutielstwee '
bon be waa again appointed hi Litre Ity Pont., ' 1 . , ,
dent Arlibbgi receiving, tn moo,. the hierativir :..., . :,,,,,'
station of Grommet of the Ititliktia Territory:4 :-.',),.., .., .., i,,!,
lien shoWit;liy:.:114-Iii4tioef.O.f 'Fik li,ii,',,',,.'4'; ', :,' ',''i
M ills, fries, 'White,' Cald well, I I Imre, -and e -, ! ; ,. ,:,i. '.'7,
thiotire WWII the , black rockade tit lad; ''' i.,,;,,,,,....e!--
, se go,01 hisfedend baths mot din Wit g' ! ,,','. !, ' '!!-
nearly three Yeari skr ite bed len srmy end ves kk.:,,,.. .., . ,k,.,'
tired to civil lifb. precludee the idet edvenced b 0' ,:,-; '-'' , - - -
hie friends, that it was. worii as turemblem a -, , ' .,,
military command. ' ''-' 2:: ' ''''' ,' ' .':, ',. : , -.. .: , . , .
' He was! ea letter Oil the deket oppose...11 "a ''''''!' ,. -, i
the oteratiois of General Inchon to-die rtiú4-.....- . ;,:i..,'
rdency in 1824, ' , . . i ..... ,., , v, i
, He Will II supporter of John Iluincy Adieu- ,' ,,
! administration, and of ell its unconstitutional '
Federal measures. ,
! He was oppointed by Adams to office in 182n- -
1 . He oppoeed General Jaeluson'a administration
1 liom it'. commencement to its end. , . . ; ',!. .
1 And now, fellow-citizens, irony thing linden, . ''
was required to shoe to which party General
, Harrison truly belongs ft would be abundantly; .
, found in the foilowing thew. !- , ! !
! Of the surviving supporters or die elder Adc ! -
ems, ninetvhine Mai Of a hundred are Morison -
Whigs. Of the opponents of the late seer the ',' , ..,..
! proportion ie no doubt nearly the same.: Lel t Os '. .' , , , .
produce a few examples to illustrate theae Acts. , ' '
The city of Richmond, Virginia. in moo, gave - '. , '
254 votes rot Mr. Adam& Of theee voters, 83 ' .
are known to. survive, who are ell, save ' Mie,
good Ihrrison men. Or the 91'who voted fpi ' , ,t
Mr. Jefrateon, 6 yet remain, and 5 or the tt are 'a-' l,
for Martin Van Buren. ., , . ., ' - , .,,,:--1 - , i
Witte Presidential electioo or Maseechueette;. ; . ; . ",c
who were supported by the Federalists of that - (
State In 1804,in opposition to the 'edition eke
fond r ticket, each one. vet aliVetis the political
friend or the itro of"rippcanney' t-!, q - ,i. ,i ..
-Of the Weseester,Mecliechusette.Conventiew , , '.:
of 1812, which met to ocuounce the war, 20 . , '
member& ass yet on the stage ;of iiiii.'and ere III
exemplary Modern Whigs. - . ' - " ' ' ,
Of the 22 members of the Mitiariebiteette linitel .
8enate, who voted for the bill to hold the thirts ' . !'
ford Convention, there are but II who still ere , - , '
;dive, tad they ere all, but one, true Harrison , ,
ti! "'Ont. 11)026'0 Representatives who votedintro '', . . .
vor zr that tresonable bill, there are 85 laseevi!! ' ' , '
chusetts members only who now survive, suck' - -. .
they are all, with the bare exception of two, k . .
Harrison's' political supporters and Riends. , ,! - ,
- Of the eurviving members of the. Hanroral .. - '
Convention Well, every man ie. Harrison ! ,-, i .
Whig. , ! , :- -, ,,,k , 7.; :
- Of the ten Surviying.members of dui Musa.' ' ', or.
chosen' , Senate, who voted against expoieging . 4,
. , ..
from their record the federal revolution of 181 ,., ;. .
which declared. cilhat is e war like the pre. . ' . ii, :'?
vent, waged without joetifitibte cause, it ta vet .. ,! 't .:
becoming a moral and religious people to eve . .,.
press any approbation er hi Oiler V'or navel er.i. i
Win, w bleb are not immediately connected With ,
the dellince of our sia toast ea soil," each one - ' ' '''
is en advocate of Harrison for the presidency of ' . - '',
140131 ntheited7tleivtAliti.g Awe' mbly.tmte-Of th'e-St- ''aie. Of' '''' , ' le
Vermont,' who, in 1813, refused, by theit votes. ' ' ''.:
to convene and publicly"offer up thanks tis'Al '' -..!
:mighty God Ait the victory obtained by the Ao ' ' . ',
' merican army!' at the battle of the Thames ev',"'. ,1, , ,.
ory man, ucept one, is a thorough going littler. '!''., r r ' .., . ,,, '
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