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G. W. BROWN, Editor. Lawrence, Saturday, Jan. 12, 1856. Fre8 SUte Ticket. TOB COYZBSOK, CHARLES ROBINSON. TOB LIICTJOJAifT COYfcJiSOB, ... W. Y. ROBERTS. TOB UC8XTAXT OF STATS, , P. C. SCHUYLER. m Txxurxz cr tati,1 J. A. WAKEFIELD. o jrocxi or erst xi cocbt, S. N.- LATTA, M. F. CONWAY, MORRIS HUNT. TOB ATTOE-VIT CKVXEAt, II. MILES MOORE. . TOB ACDtTCB, G. A. CUTLER. JOB STATX rBIXTTB, JOHN SPEER. roB cine or ecpbexz cocet, S. B . FLOYD. rB BzroBTiB or errazvc cocbt, E. M. THURSTON. TOB BFBISIIfTATIVE TO COGBIS8, MARK W. DELAHAY. Virginia and Kansas. Since the patriarchs of the Revolution were gathered to their fathers, Virginia has turned a deaf ear to every benevo lent appeal in behalf of her servile popu lation. While her illustrious statesmen and orators "were on earth, it was considered no disgrace there to be known as an abolitionist. Washington, was a' theoretical abolitionist throughout his i life-time, and a practical abolitionist on his death-bed. Jefferson, too, and Pat rick Henry, Madison and Lee, Charles Carroll, of Carrolton, the Randolphs and ' the Pleasants the first men of her first 1 families, as well as her mechanics and her laborers, were conscious of the fact ( that'Slavery and Democracy are antago nistic institutions, and that Slavery is at variance with the spirit of Christianity - as well as the Declaration of Indepen dence. Virginia has turned from the rectitude of her ways since that time. ' Washing ton is now claimed as a fruit of slavery ! (See Sim's "Southward ho!") Her prominent politicians (great men she has cot) are all parasites and voices of the slave power. -; An untimely grave or ignominious punishment would inevit alby be the reward of any man who should proclaim in Virginia to-day that , slavery is a crime, and he an advocate for its immediate abolition. ' The Legislature of Virginia, at the latest dates, was discussing the infamous Black Law of the barons of Kansas a law which estimates a white man's life below a negro's labor -which muzzles the press, and makes freedom of speech a penitentiary offence. It will pass, and will undoubtedly be obeyed for slavery degrades the poor white population as well as the servile class and poverty, ignorance and sycophancy, go hand in hand in Virginia, What the freemen of Kansas repudiated and defied, the servile souled white subjects of the slave power in Virginia will be forced to Tespect and obey. It is maintained by the journal ists and politicians of Virginia, that sla very is the only true basis on which re publicanism can permanently rest. It is a-Virginia doctrine, and is embodied in her laws that property is the proper qualification for the right of suffrage. Virginia, whose young heart, "in the olden time,", beat in unison with the hearts of freemen throughout the world, is now prompt to defend and offer aid to despotism from Russia to Missouri. Her politicians talk publicly of dissolving the Union in consequence of the Friends cf Freedom- "the abolitionists" its Northern section contains. A still more striking proof of her devotion to despot ism; was furnished by her Legislature recently. A "Squire Western" of the name of Wellman offered a resolution by which the Governor, was authorised to place at the disposal of the President, a regiment of her militia, for the purpose of preserving "law and order' in Kan sas. ' The resolution pa tied. We sincerely hope that they will come and bring the celebrated "sword of Vir ginia" along with thorn. Our boys would like to see that terrible instrument. Six States already take precedence of . Virginia,, and if the : Wellmaa regiment conies on there will b one Territory al so. We would like to whin Wise's and . Atchison's minions at the' same time. OonVe along, young slaveocrats of the Old Dominion, if you. wish to appreciate the significance of the lines ; ' Oi'wTv m back, to Id Yirginnr r' - - - I'd oJd Virgincy shore. . - v . Disease sjaons Horses. There has been considerable siokness among horses in thit vicinity during the l.ut few weeks, and several deaths. It seem to b an epidemic.. The Boston Journal showsTth&t a similar disease pre vails iatht asV and Instances, the loss of nbs viable horses in one week,' oca cJHcbf,wsS worth 8S00.' Ttistafcs that the? tfTfirWiaken with an entire lots of tpjsSis, flowed fcj excessive tremcrnd , J Tae Election. The election for State officers and Legislators will be held on Tuesday. The ticket nominated by the Convention will be found at the head of our columns. There are two independent tickets in the field. " Young America" has substi tuted the name of If. J. Pareott, as Lieut. Governor, for W. Y. Ro3ebts, the Dombee of the Convention; and Scott Axthoxt, of Leavenworth, instead of Mr. Floyd, as Clerk of the Supreme Court. The other nominations of the Convention remain unaltered. The cause of the change is said to be the re fusal of Mr. Roberts notwithstanding his letter, which we published last week to insist that Messrs. Garvet is IIol lidat shall make no use of his name. The Freeman, Garvey's paper, tates that Mr. Roberts denied to Mr. Dickey and others, that he intended by his let ter to mean anything more than that he disapproved of the intention to run him as Governor and Robinson as Lieuten ant Governor. If Mr. Roberts, either by silence or speech, has encouraged Mr. Garvey's attempt to divide the Par ty, he certainly deserves to be defeated. We can hardly credit the assertion of Mr. Holliday that he has done so. Another ticket, headed "Anti-Abolition Free State ticket," has been got up by Messrs. Garvey, Holliday, Elliott & Smith, all of whom were candidates be fore the Convention and defeated by overwhelming majorities. To effect their election, they have , charged the Convention with corruption, perfidy and abolitionism. We hope that every man who voted for delegates to the Conven tion will resent the insult thus indirectly offered to him, by using all his exertions to defeat the bolters. . Mr. Holliday, the editor of the Free man, in order to cast odium on the reg ular nominations, designates them as the Emigrant Aid Society's Ticket, because Dr. Charles Robinson, our candidate for Governor, is an agent of that Society. Yet C. K. Holliday, less than a year ago, applied to that Society to be appointed its agent. v e state this on the highest authority. His request was refused, and since then he has been, Stringfellow and Atchison, perhaps, excepted, the most industrious calumniator of it. We refer our readers to the letter of the Emigrant Aid Society, to see how little cause the people of Kansas have to abuse that As sociation. Of Mr. Smith, we will only say that we do not wonder that he dislikes the nominations of the Convention, as he was a candidate for two offices, and was defeated on both. Read Charles Stearns' communication published in another column, and then decide on Mr. Elliott's conservative pretences. If Mr. Elliott is an anti-abolitionist, the regular nominees of the Convention are pro-slavery men for all of them are more conservative on the slavery question than he. Mr. Stearns is one of the' three abolitionists ol Kan sas,, for, so far as we can learn, there are only three in the Territory. In order to defeat Dr. Robinson's election, which can only be done by dis honorable measures, Messrs. Holliday and Garvey published an extra of the Freeman, intended for circulation in re mote parts of the Territory, in which it it is stated that Dr. Robinson had de clined. This is false. Read the sub joined communication on this subject : Editor Herald of, Freedom: I no tice in the Kansas Freeman, published by E. C. K. Garvey, Esq., a statement that 1 had withdrawn my name from the ticket nominated at ,the Convention of the 22d ult. In regard to this matter, I have only to say that my name was put upon the Ticket by the Convention with out solicitation or desire on my part ; but since it has been thus used,I have not authorized, and shall not authorize any man, or set of men, except the Conven tion, to withdraw it; and the above statement is without a shadow of truth, as all similar statements will be. Very respectfullv, CHARLES" ROBINSON. They state, also, that Col. Lask en couraged the formation of a new ticket and "started the ball" in favor of it. Read what the Colonel says in reply to this charge: Lawrence Citt, Jan. 7, '55. Having participated throughout in the proceedings of the Convention held in this city on the 22d of December, for the nomination of State officers, I abide the nominations made therein-- having and intend to give to the entire ticket my earnest support. The candidates are true Free State men, having been nomi nated by the Delegates of the Free State party, and are entitled to the support of that party. - The recent news from the States indi cates our prospects fair for admission into the . Union by this Congress. , I would consider any division of our par ty at this crisis peculiarly unfortunate, and trust it may be avoided." , The course indicated is one I have in variably pursued and expect to pursue ; while a member of a party I will abide the decisions of that party ; when I can not, I will separata mvseif from it. . - . ' J. IL LANE. Freemen of Kansas shall Holudat and Gartet dictate for whom - yon shall rote, or can yurule yourselves j? t . Re ply at the polls on Tuesday. ' , '-ST. Ccnsrres. after mora bailotifirs &r speaker, is yet unorganized, tha Tota The Treaty of Peace. In a letter on "Kansas Affairs,' dated Kansas City, Dec. 9, published in the Missouri Statesman, we find the para graph subjoined : "Judjge Wm. A. Story, who visited the camp of the Missourians, in compa ny with a committee sent from Kansas City, for the purpose of appeasing the threats of the Clay county company to tear down our fine hotel, returned last evening. He tells me that up to eight o'clock Saturday morning peace negoti ations had not been ratified ; but not to be alarmed, "that blood would not be shed. He says the Yankees offered to give up their arms, deliver the men who resisted the laws, and acknowledge the supremacy of the laws of Kansas Terri tory. .Gen. Atchison made this state ment to him." If General Atchison made these state ments, the arch -ruffian is a liar as well as demagogue and traitor. Neither the Yankees in Kansas, nor the Free State soldiers who assembled at Lawrence, ever offered to deliver up their arms, nor promised obedience to the infamous enactments of the Ruffian Barous. We subjoin a correct copy of the treaty of peace, transcribed from the original in Gov. Shannon's own handwriting. It was at Gov. Shannon's earnest request that Gen. Robinson has hitherto prevent ed the press from obtaining copies of it : "Whereas, There is a misunder standing between the people of Kansas, or a portion of them, and the Governor thereof, arising out of the rescue, near Hickory Point of a citizen under arrest, and some other matters : "And whereas, a strong apprehension exists that said misunderstanding may lead to civil strife and bloodshed : "And whereas, it is desired by both Governor Shannon and the citizens of Lawrence and vicinity,' to avert a calam ity so disastrous to the interests of the Territory and the Union ; and to place all parties in a correct position before the world, now, therefore, it is agreed by the said Gov. Shannon, and the un dersigned, citizens of said Territory, in Lawrence now assembled, that the mat ter now in dispute be settled as follows, to wit: "We, the said citizens of said Terri tory, protest that the said rescue was made without our knowledge or consent; but that if any of the citizens of the town of Lawrence have engaged in said res cue, we pledge ourselves to aid in the execution of any legal process against them. That we have no knowledge of the previous, present or prospective ex istence of any organization in said Ter ritory for the resistance of the laws; and that we have not designed and do not design to resist the legal service of any criminal process therein ; but pledge ourselves to aid in the execution of the laws, when called upon by the proper authority in the town or vicinity of Law rence. And that we will use our influ ence in preserving order therein ; and we declare that we are now, as we always have been, ready at any time to aid the Governor in securing a posse for the execution of such process. Provided that any person thus arrested in Law rence or vicinity, while a foreign force shall remain in the Territory, shall be duly examined before a United States District Judge of said Territory, in said town, and admttted to bail. And provid ed further, that all citizens arrested with out legal process, by said Sheriff's posse, shall be set at liberty. And provided further, that Gov. Shannon agrees to use his influence to secure to the citizens of Kansas Territory remuneration for any damages suffered, or unlawful dep redations, if any have b;en committed by the Sheriff's posse in Douglas Coun ty. And further, Gov. Shannon states that he has not called upon persons resi dent in any State to aid in the execution of the laws, and that such as are here in the Territory are here of their own choice, and that he does not consider that he has any authority or legal power so to do, nor will he exercise any such power. Ana that he will not call on any citizens of any other State who may be here. That we wish it understood that we do not express any opinion as to the enactments of the Territorial Legis lature. WILSON SHANNON, C. ROBINSON, J. H. LANE. We also subjoin the commissions of Gens. Robinson and Lane : To C. Robinson and J. H. Lane, commanders of the enrolled citizens at Lawrence : You are hereby authorized and directed to take such measures and use the en rolled Aforce under your com mand in such manner for the preserva tion of the peace and the protection of the persons and property of the people in Lawrence and vicinity, as in your judgment shall best secure that end. ' WILSON SHANNON. Lawrence, Dec. 9, 1 855. Not a Puff. Calling in at the new store room of Hutchinsons fe Co., a fe w days ago, we felt for the moment that we had been suddenly transported from Lawrence to Broadway, New York, so spacious are their rooms, and so well filled are they with the most beautiful productions of the workshops of two hemispheres.- Everything seems spread but there which utility , or fancy can covet, and at prices but little in advance of those of the Northern and Eastern Stales. This not being designed, or paid for as a puff, we beg the reader to excuse us from further remarks, and call for him self, and judge whether we wre much at fault when : we were dreaming of standing in the door-way of some of the merchant princes of New York. Re member that their new store-room is ad joining the one lately vacated by them in the pew stone .building. ; ... ., .-; T The weather is not near so cold, nor the sir eo sharp &s it was a few days Enforce the Lawa. The editor of the Cincinnati Colum bian says that Gov. Shannon should en force the laws of the Territory tit what ever cost, but discountenances violently his inviting aid from other States to do this. " ; What would the Columoian do ? Nine-tenths of the people of jansas dis regard : the "bastard laws attempted to be enforced 'upon them by the people of Missouri. They will, neither obey the laws themselves, or aid the Governor , in enforcing them - The people of Kansas had no voice in; their enactment. Not a single individual composing the so called Legislature owed his election to Kansas votes. Not a single member re flected the viaws of a Kansas constituen cy. And yet the Columbian desires to see laws thus enacted forced upon us at "whatever cost." It can't be done! There is net sufficient power in the fed eral government, saying nothingi about our Territorial government, to enslave the people of Kansas. Gov. Shannon is well aware trathe is powerless, and this information which he has got by dear bought experience will save him a world of trouble. The People cf Kansas have formed a State Government, and after the fourth of March will set the: entire machinery in motion. Uncle Sf m is too well school ed in the rights of the squatter sovereigns to offer any resistance ; and . Wilson Shannon, if he nows his duty, and heeds it, will quietly resign into the hands of the people the "little brief au thority" with whijhi he has been clothed. It is apprehended by some that we shall come in collision with the Federal Government. TLe federal government owes its existence to the people, and it j can never become so much the oppress- i or as to attempt to enslave those who have imitated its example. The people of Kansas have number less precedents to justify them in their procedure, as will be seen by an article in another column from the Pittsburgh Dispatch. In Michigan they absolutely expelled the government officials by force, and set up for themselves. This ! course will not be necessary in Kansas, for our Territorial officers will have sense enough to retire without bringing thera- selves in collision with the powers that be. The Columbian cannot vet understand the true condition of things in Kansas, or the editor would not be talking about "enforcing the laws" here, when it is well known to every intelligent person that we have no laws, save the United States' Statutes, to enforce and these are never violated. Prospects Favorable. We have almost been induced to de spond frequently, in view of the many difficulties we hare had to contend with in publishing our paper during the last year, but thus fa? have 'been enabled to keep afloat, hoping for an improvement with the new year. The year has open ed upon us, and thus far the indications are that we wera correct in our judg ment; and the probability , now is that nearly every subscriber of the last year will renew his subscription, and thus enable us somewhit to make up for the losses on the first volume. As the first volume, is about expiring, and the distance is so great between us and subscribers, we are anxious they should forward their renewed subscrip tions with as little delay as possible. Last year the receipts for subscriptions were almost wholly consumed between our local, canvassing and general agents. This year we are desirous of dispensing with these, as far as possible, and hence, ask subscribers to order the Her ald of Freedom direct, enclosing the money and registering the same, and in case of loss on the route the loss shall be ours. We shall only work off an edition equal to our subscription list, conse quently cannot supply those with con tinuous files who delay the renewal of their subscriptions to the closa of the volume. The Frool We have said more than once that the people of Missouri were doing more to secure the final triumph f freedom in that State than the united effort of the "abolitionists" directed in that direction for twenty years could accomplish. The people have gone to thinking, and reflec tion generally ends gloriously for the success of truth. If proof were want ing that we were correct in our state ments we would give the following let ter, to the Mobile Daily Evening News, from a gentleman in Sumter county, Ala., who was at Council Bluffs, Iowa, and has visited Missouri, Kansas, and Nebraska. He says : "The result of so great an agitation in Kansas has been to frighten many of the large and wealthy "planters of Northern Missouri, and many have sold their ne groes or moved further South, for fear of losing their servants A Mary lander told me, a few days since, that he had been traveling all through those portions of Missouri north of the Missouri river, and that he found many planters selling ana more desirous ox aoing so to move further South ; that the major portion of the . present , residents were in favor of makiug Missouri a" free State ; and ' that many Yankees and Western free State men were moving into the. country all determined to do their utmost to make .StriagfeUovT Grinding his Organ. and threatening and boasting and lyingj and writing most frightful phillipics. j Listen ! for a moment! Hear how he grates his teeth : "We would it were within the range of the most liberal indulgence for us to mess, that I have no time to study deep express satisfaction with the adjustment ly into Kansas politics, they not coming of the difficulties which, called so large a under the head of those items of knowl numberof the squatter sovereigns from edge concerning which' the Scripture their firesides to encounter the inclemen- ... ... - . . ' cy of bleaks December winds. jf1' yfanng man though a Had the matter iested with Mr. fo01 need not err therein." I therefore Jones, the sheriff, the result would have am under the necessity of asking you a been different. .The criminals would few questions respecting the two tickets have been traced to their hiding places, for State officers now before the public, and safely secured against the audacity, . . T . . of a set of God-forsaken fanatics. This1, Ist: Is the. nom. by the would have given satisfaction, answered late Convention an abolition ticket, as the purpose of the requisition, and ful-; its oppose rs assert ? filled the ends of justice. As it is,j 2d Is the new ticket, beaded ." Anti base, cowardly, sneaking scoundrels will ' nvni:t:n t:w, w1a 9 uu)uuuucuauu icifc lice vj perpe trate their infamous outrages wherever vi j u i;v e ; they may find an unprotected pro-slavery family. We have heard the opin ion expressed by some, that the moral effect of the policy pursued will have a happier result than a more decisive and rigorous course would have had. Talk to us of "moral effect" upon a set of low flung pharisoes, who make one job of saying their prayers and picking a pock et. As well preach morality to the devil as to expect a set of thieving abolition ists to be influenced by "moral effect." Such ingrat?s are only to be controlled through fear of bodily injury or pecuni ary loss, and not through the ordinary channels by which the better portion of humanity are governed." It i rather funny, we admit, to talk of the "moral effect" of the retreat of the Missouri rabble on us especially as they retreated without the accomplish ment vf a solitary object they had threat ened to execute. Notwithstanding that the Missourians were afraid to attack us the valliant Stringfellow doesn't seem to regard us as men of courage. He says : Bravery! Three of the Abolition picket guard were put to flight by one of the Pro-Slavery guard. As they were nearing the town, a shot from the pistol of our guard killed one of the party the other two having fleet horses escaped. Another instance of bravery displayed near Lawrence is worthy of note. Twen-ty-trhee Abolitionist1, armed with Sharp's rifles and revolvers, were met by six of our picket guard and ordered to halt. Although their business called them on they were compelled to return to Law rence. Such are the wretches we have to'contend against. Twenty-three cow ards put to flight by six brave men ! This statement is a lie, of course ; for truth respecting us is never admitted into the columns of the Squatter Sovereign. We have selected other extracts but are obliged to omit them for want of room. Correct Opinion. Gray, of the Cleveland Plaindealer, talks like a man. We thought him al ways wrong, but we are glad to make a correction in his favor. Speaking of David 11. Atchison's inroads into Kan sas he says : "He, with all other rtsidents of Mis souri who have crossed the borders of that State either to vote or fight in Kan sas, should be shot, if no other means can be used to prevent their intrusions." We may be allowed to say that we coincide in opinion with Mr. Gray, and that Atchison will be shot like a dog, traitor as he is, if he shall be found in ; Kansas with arms in his hands in case of a similar outbreak to the last. The people of Kansas hold him, and his col league B. F. Stringfellow responsible for all the difficulties on the border ; and in due time they will compel those men to pay the penalty for their violence, if continued. We thank the editor of the Plaindealer for his opinion, and assure' him that hundreds will adopt it as their sentiment from this time forth. Mr. Atchison was here there is no concealment about this and he shall be held responsible for his intrusion. The Perjurer. Pat Laughlin, the hero of the Kansas Legion, said that the Free State men would would endeavor to blast his reputation, labor to prove him unworthy of credence. Poor booby 1 There was no necessity of pursuing that course with him, for his own statements were too barefaced to b3 credited by any person, unless it was among men like himself. We felt confi dent his vile report would recoil upon him, and it has done so. The pro-slavery party, those for whom according lo his own confession he played the per jurer, have traced him up, and found he absconded from Kentucky to come- to Kansas, and left his friends greatly em barrassed pecuniarily on account of his villainies. We published an item in our last issue from the Louisville Courier in regard to him, and now find that arti cle, as copied from the Kentucky paper, traveling the rounds of the pro-slavery journals in Missouri Poor, perjured Pat! He stands disgraced before the world, and will fill an ignominious grave. . A Good List. We are indebted to several gentlemen for large additions to our subscription list. Mr. E. Jones, late of this city, sends us over fifty new names, accompa nied with ; the cash, from Wilbraham, Mass., and promises us another list ia a few days. Such friends are worth hav- For Oe IWald f Trud. , Information Desired. " i Lawrence, Jan. 9, 1856V Ms! Editor: I am no politician, and am so much occupied with my bu-' i v-n.., - I am entirely unsophisticated in poli tics, therefore you must excuse my greenness in offering a few remarks, up- the basis that both of the above ques tions are to be answered affirmatively. On reading the two tickets I perceive the names offive individuals upon both of them. Now as this is nearly one-half of all the names, it occurred to me that if the former ticket was abolition, the latter could hardly be a tee-total anti-abolition ticket ; unless the old saying, " a man is known by the company he keeps," is so far changed as to mean " a man is re ally in character what his comrades are." In other words, five men, who are abo litionists when nominated on one ticket, become strong anti-abolitionists, when placed upon another. I suppose, how ever, that this sudden transformation of character, must be owing to the pro slavery tint which these men have re ceived in passing through- the hands of the getters up of the new ticket. . " Anti-abolition ticket," forsooth ! Of course, then, Mr. Elliott, one of the prin cipal supporters of the new ticket, must be a strong anti-abolitionist. Well, "the. times change" and men change with them, I suppose ; but this same Mr. Elliott, together with myself and a few others, one year ago, strongly con demned the leading nominee, of what Mr. Elliott now terms the "abolition tick et," because he was not abolition enough. The Free State denounced Dr. Robin son, as well as yourself, for taking 'con servative ground " on the anti-slavery question, and supported one of the nom inees of the "anti-abolition ticket," be cause he was more of an abolitionist, or an ti -slavery man, than Dr. Robin son's favorite, Mr. Fleniken ; but now Dr. Robinson io too much of an abolitionist for Mr. Elliott. Verily, pro-slavery com pany has had quite an effect upon our former redoubted champion of undiluted anti-slavery. For my part, I shall not support the first ticket for the reason that it is not an abolition ticket, and of course not the second, because it carries a lie on the face of it, as I have above ex plained. """Yours i respectfully, C. STEARNS. For the Herald if Freedom. Commercial Correspondence. St. Louis, Dec. 28, 1855. G. W. Brown & Co. Gentlemen: We have not received a very large lot of Kansas freight since the close of navi gation, but report what is now in store, as follows: R. Gregg, 1 trunk, 1 box ; G. Jenk ins, 5 kegs butter ; J. M. Jones, 4 box es ; Wm. Clelland, 5 boxes ; S. N. Wood, 2 bbls. ; A. B. Clapp, 1 box ; J. Spuer, 1 circular saw ; S. C. Pomery, 1 frame, 1 carriage, 4 boxes ; J. Blood & Co., 1 box ; H. H. & Co., 3 boxes ; S. W. Eldridge, 1 box fruit; F. Davis, 1 box, 1 chest, 2 trunks ; R. D. Norton, 1 box; H. P. Warters, 2 box, 1 trunk. In other Forwarding Houses: A. C. Clement, 2 boxes ; Col. Horace Hobbs, 1 box; M. Polly, 1 stove ; Jas. Von, 2 chests, 2 boxes ; Wm. W. Wy man, 1 bbl. Freight shipped from Nov. 26th, when we last reported : S. W. Eldridge, 211 packages, steam ier E. A. Ogden ; Wm. H. Wheeler, 2 packages, steamer E. A. Ogden; W. Jor ) dan, 1 package, steamer E. A. Ogden; II. j H. & Co., 128 packages, steamer Mar tha Jewett; S. W. Eldridge, 5 pack ages, steamer Martha Jewett ; Hutch inson & Co., 2 bales batting, steamer j Martha Jewett; Rev. E. Nute, 1 roll of matting, steamer Martha, Jewett ; C; S. & i at,", uvAs mi ii i tui c, aicitmcr ouuuia. Morrow & Blood, 1 box harness, steam er Sonora ; C. A. Lapham, 2 packages, Sonora ; M. Palley, 6 packages, steamer Sonora. We have had a severe spell of cold weather since the 23d. Navigation closed, and business dull, and tight times for money, which will continue until about the 10th of January. '. Yours truly, B. SLATER. - For the Herald f Freedom. Complimentary. V Boston, Dec. 21, 1855. Messrs. G. W. Brown & Co. Dear Sirs : Enclosed you will find altwo dol lar note of the Warren Bank, Danvers, for which we wish you to continue to us the Herald of Freedom. We feel a great interest for the success of Free State principles . in Kansas. You have taken a noble stand for Freedom, and God will reward your valor and firmness. As for the people of Lawrence, the whole Free States are indebted to them, aye, every soul that has aspirations for liberty owes them a debt of gratitude. Let thera remain as true and, firm as they have been, and success will crown their efforts, and if they need any more Sharp tools to cultivate with, why they must be sent on . We are full in the iaith that Kansas will be a free State, wbichwill give a heavy blow on the back bone of Slavery, We are ad vocates for Freedom to all men now and forever. Yours very respectfully, : . ; The Results of the Session. A session of the Legislature, nr than ordinarily vital in its action to I honor and highest intrera r ir:- 1 I nas jus; come to a close. Among the j suit achieved, we rank as foremost I defeat of the aspirations of Gen. At son to a seat in the Senate of the Unid States. JThe significance of tK ; i J and marked. Missouri abhors the pi i tne repeal of the Missouri Comproiai She.puts the seal of reprobation oat agiiauon oi me slavery question, whif j has grown out of that breach of compa 1 for which Jen. Atchison glories ia bei I primarily responsible." The violence I frauds practiced in Kansas and the el citement fermented in Missouri on t same subject by means of the Lexingti convention ana omer assemblages, tre intended to operate on the Missouri Le islature, to secure Atchison's electi and the endorsement of the Kansas X braska bill. Six weeks of inces&a plotting and scheming failed to brir about either the one or the other of the measures. A, sanction of the Kaa bill was strongly urged upoatheLegj 1 lature oy the Governor in bis re-ni1 t -, . uieaMigw. xn pursuance oi His reconil mendation, Col. Mothershead intruduce! certain resolutions into the house, formal ly espousing the principles of that iJ iquitous violation of the solemnly plight! ed laitn ot tlie nation. Happily theri was a majority possessing the uerve ani probity to resist -And crush this effort if compromise the State, and commit it tj the corrupt designs of a factious caba' here and elsewhere. The resolution wAra voted down, and with them tha uj hopes of the nulliSers to sustain theirSl cause in Missouri. Atchison was dror ped by his own party friends, the ami Benton men, and it was well under stood that if the balloting for Senate had been resumed at the adjourned se sion, Atchison would not again Iw been placed in nomination. Even haly he been nominated, the result woullli only have served to show into what an abysmal political grave he has gone down in Missouri. His agency in ef fecting the breach of the Compromise, his disgraceful interference in the affairs of Kansas, so glaringly inconsistent with the pretended principles of that meas- ure, and nis notorious complicity wun the Dark Lantern conspiracy, have all conduced to his condemnation to that limbo of lost politicians, over whose dis mal gates is written: " Whoso enters here, let him leave hope behind.' Legislature upon the University bill. This furnishes a most conclusive proof of the reaction of the public mind of the State upon the Kansas question. At the regular session one year ago, an attempt was made to pass a similar bill, intended to silence the pro-slavery rantings of Shannon, the President of the Universi ty. The bill failed. Shannon took the stump during the last summer, and at tempted to rally to his support the pro slavery sentiment of the Suite. At the Lexington Convention, at every pro-slavery meeting where he could get a hear ing wherever throughout, ilisouri a professed minister "of thegosber6f rwace could parade before a scandalized public an exhibition of ultraism and violence, President Shannon was ready to explode one of his inflammatory and insane har ranues. All was calculated with ref erence to the action of the Legislature on the questions which formed the burden of his phillipics. The ,isue, however, has been very different from that so con fidently calculated upon by the Atchison taction. The bill which tailed to pass last year was pased this year by an over whelming majority ! and its numerous friends in the Legislature were impelled to resort to illegal and revolutionary measures in order to prevent the two Houses from meeting in joint session for the election of Curators of the Univer sity, who would have carried out the condemnation pronounced by the Leg islature, by effecting Shannon's expul sion from the institution. At the heel of the session, after many Senators had left for their homes, when an attempt was made to meet in joint session, Shan non's friends defeated it by motions to adjourn, by calling the ayes and noes, and finally by going out in a body and leaving the Senate without a quorum. The Nullifiers in Missouri have been driven to such measures to sustain their dying cause. Another election will fin ish them forever. Missiuri Democrat. Kansas. Speaking of Shannon's call on the President for aid in "sutiugating" the people of Kansas, the St. Louis Stews of Thursday evening says : "One thing is certain, if the law lov ing and orderly citizens of Kansas will not volunteer to put down the Lawrence rebels, iuhows clearly that the Lawrence rebels are in the right. Hitherto, we have been told that they had committed murder, rapine and divers outrages had driven pro-slavery men from their homes, insulted their wives and child ren, and burned their houses ; had res cued a culprit from the hands of the Shriff, raised the "standard of insurreo tinn and fit fied thfl law and the law's executors. This is what we have been told by their eaemies. If the people of Lawrence have perpetrated these atroci ties, how happens it that the Governor can't find enough good "citizens to put them down? The citizens of other towns in the Territory side witb the peo ple of Lawrence? and Gov. Shannon finds himself calling on Missourians and th President for aid to put down, not a smauuouy oi insurrectionists prac tically the whole population of Kansas. "it shannon has rousca the whole people, or what amounts to tht same thing, a majority of the people of Kan sas, and driven them to take up arms against him, it proves that h is unfit to be their Governor, and had better be re moved at once. He has called for for eign "aid to subdue and subject his own citizens. 'Does not this preye that the citizens aje ao.t wrong V 3T Forefather's Day was celebrated on the 22d ult., at - Plymouth; Hn. William H. Seward was the orator of the occasion, and acquitted himself most 9 J.' S.'Gsaery, BRICKS of the best quality" ife ' Wcmta: hor Edx-cation and -InJwnjJ J, . T " .t.j .ti if.tVfKlnctioa by Airs. ili'.'itnv hr thPnh-