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All advertisements from strangers, as well as all erders for job-work, must be accompanied with the ash, or a reference to some responsible and con ninnt acquaintance. TIP AND TY. JL t.T.W COMIO WHIG fiLEE, YV'ritUn fur the Bunker Hill Conre ntion. Tune "Little Pig's Tail. 1. O what has caused this great commotion, motion. ' notion, Our country through ? It is the ball that's rolling on, For Tippecunoe and Tyler too, For Tippecanoe and Tyler too; And with them we'll beat little Van, Van, Van, Van, oh he's a used up man, And with them we'll beat little Van. 2. Like the rushing of mighty waters, waters, waters, On it will go, And in its course will clear the way For Tippecanoe and Tyler too. &c. 3. See ti e Loco's standard tottering, tottering, totter inf, Down it must go, And in it p'ace we'll rear the flag, , Of Tippecanoe and Tyler ton, Sic. 4. Tbe By State boys turned out by thousands, thon ; eands, thousati Js, Not long ago, And at Bunker Hill, they set their seals For Tippecanoe and Tyler too, Sic. ... 5. ftotr you hear the Vanites talking, talking, talking Things look quite blue, For all the world seem turning round For Tippecanoe and T lor too, ttc. 6. Lt them talk about hard cider, cidor, cider, And lncr cabins too, ft will only help to speed the ball For Tippecanoe and Tyler too, Sic . 7. Jlia latchstring hangs outside the door, door, door, And is never pulled in, For it always was the custom of Old Tippecanoe and Tyler too, &c. 8. He always has hi tables set, set, set, For all honest and true, To ask you in to take a bite, '' With Tippecanoe and Tyler too, Sic. 9. See the spoilsmen and leg treasurers, treasurers, treasurers, All in a stew, For well they know they stand no chance, With Tippecanoe and Tyler too, S:c. 10 Jjiitle Matty's days arc numbered, numbered, num bered, And out he must go, For iu his place, we'll put the good Old Tippecanoe and Tyler too, Sic. 11. Tha beautiful girls, olib'ess their souls, souls, touts The country through, Will all to a man do all they can ( For Tippecanoe and Tyler too, And with them we'll beat little Van, Van, Van, Van is a used up man, And with them we'll beat little Van. MORE CHANGES! The following changes in favor of "Hahuison AND Reform," have been culled from our exchange papers, siuce our last publication. It should be ub- UAru0t thnf. this list doe no?, incln.lil simile ec.-- .. . - - -- - - changes, or any number under 10, in the same place ; as the insertion or tins class or cases would occupy inure room than we can sparo for the pur pose. 18 in Rtimford, Maine. 17 in Montvillo, " 22 in Windsor, Vermont. 22 in Northfield, " 14 in Colchester, " 19 in Stow, " 15 in Binghampton, New York DO in Putnam, " 25 in Saratoga, " 12 in ChaUuque, 'i in G reene, 600 in Rochester, " 23 in Attica, -' 12 iu Niagara, " 160 in Lewis, 15 in Newark. New Jersey. 23 in Greene, Pennsylvania. ltj in Alleghany, " 21 in Portsmouth, Virginia. 49 in Wheeling, " 157 ill Lee, t3 in Columbus, Goorgia. 2U in Mason, Kentucky. 119 in Blount, Teunessee. 35 in Memphis, " 35 in Warren. " 17 in Holly Springs, Mississippi. S3 in Ashtabula, Ohio. 32 in Fayette, " 31 in Holmes. " 1 ' tWo in Fairfield, " 15 in Harrison, " ' ! 12 in Belmont. " . 15 in Jefferson, " 17 in Lucas, .12 iq Huron, ' 111 in Washington, 21 in Brow'n, , " i Iff in Medina, ' ' II fn I.;., ' " BO ON ' ERROR Vol. 1. POLITICO RELIGIOUS COALITION. In our last we exposed the shameless and dis gusting coalition between Mr. Van Burnn and Mr. Calhoun the Nulmfier and He Democrat and called upon the old friends of Andrew Juckson, and the doctrines of his Proclamation, (in which he de nounced the treason of the nullifies) to know if they, as supple as the leading parties to the coali tion, would stand up on Monday week, and give their votes to ratify such doings. We publish be low another and more ominous chapter in the his tory of the intrigues by which Mr. Van Buren hopes to enlist a sufficient number of new recruits, to make up for the loss of the thousands and tens of thousands old friend., whom his destructive and anti-republican measures have driven from his sup port. This will be read with thrilling interest. The organization of the Catholics, although com mencing with Mr. Van Buren's letter to the Pope of Rome, in 1930, has not been completed until re- cent'y. That letter was a virtual mvUalwn to the Pope to send them tn swarmi to our shores and in swarms and mvkiads principally Dutch and Irish --have they been pouring upon us for the last few years. Since the appearance of the Bishop's pas toral letter last summer, written in relation to the political duties of his sect, and his subsequent ex tollation of Mr. Van Buren's particular democracy, the Catholics particularly the more recent hordes of emigrants, huvo moved in a body ron the Ad- MiMSTruTioN and us men ! This will be seen by the arliclo we copy below from the Pilot, a Balti more paper, edited by General Duff Green, than whom true democracy never hud a truer friend, an abler advocate, or a mure watchful sentinel. We commend the article to our readers, as wor thy of their most serious reflection. Mr. Van Buren has now the Sword Si the Purse of the coun try. Re-elect him, and, like Boyer, the black Prince of 7iyti (another hard money country.) he will liml no difficulty in placing himself at the head of the Church, with Lihop England as his Vicege rent spiritual. The end is then. From the Baltimore Pilot, Get. 6, IS 10. BISHOP ENGLAND'S LETTER. We now proceed to fulfil our promise, to speak of Bishop England's letter, in connexion with the late election in Illinois, Air. Van buren s let ter to the Pope, and the attempt to carry our locul elections by the a.d of FOREIGNERS. In approaching tins question, it is proper to look into the power of ihe Pope, to seu what it is, and how it may act if it is brought to bear on the politics of the country. For the present we loihear going into the past history ol tue Church, or its nuusc3. It is proper, however, that we should say, that the Pope is a temporal, as well as a spiritual monarch, and that he looks upon the members ol the Citholic Church eveiy where, as subject to Ills dominion. Hence the letter of Mr. Van liuren, giving assurances that Human Cath olics in mis country "are at perfect liberty and that they enjoy entire exemption from coercion, in every possible shape, upon the score of religious lailh, was received by His Holiness with the highest gratification, and constitutes a new era in the history of the Church. It is not to be sup posed that a circumstance like tlm opening of this correspondence, was withheld from Catholic Europe. Hence Catholic emigration to the U. Slates, was necessatily coupled with tli3 idea of protection from the Government. liut what lorms trie extruotdinary leature in the correspondence between Mr. Van Buren and the L'ope, is, that it originated in a misunderstanding between two Priests in Philadelphia, who applied to Mr. Van Buren, and requested him, as Secretary of S;a:0 of the United Stales, to ask the Pope's interlerencc; thus Mending, at oner, Church and State. As Air. Van Boron's object was to strengthen himself, by bringing together the odds and onus ol all parlies, he soon saw his advantage, and availed himself of the occasion to enlist llie good feelings of the Catholics of this country; anil his letter is so worded as to produce political cop. ital. Hence we find that his parlizans every where are relying upon the foreign Catholic vote to control the elections. The Editor of the Re publican, in this city, appeals to them as 'foreign- ers, admitting that they are relied upon, as for eigners, to control our elections. In this aspect of the case, the interference of Bishop iiiiglnnd is doubly reprehensible, and should awaken the attention of Protestants. throughout the country. We give, belowfan ex. tract from the Lynchburg Virginian, showing thut this foreign vote was relied upon: and did control the late election in Illinois. And we have un derstood, and believe the fact, that foreseeing that the legal vote of the State would reject Mr. Van Buren, his parlizans, who happened to he in a iiajority in the aiato Legislature, passed a law au thorizing unnaturalized foreigners to vote at elec tions. The question was made before the Courts, and the decision upon their right to vote lias been postponed until alter the Presidential Election, in order that their influence may be brought to bear in aid of Mr. Van Buren in November. It will, indectf, be a grave question, whether the peo pie of the United States will permit Mr. Van Buren to take his seat as f resident or the United States, if it should turn out that he is elected by the introduction of these illegal foreign voters. We call special attention to the article from the Lynchburg Virginian. Its perusal should arouse the indignant feelings of every native born citizen of the United Stales, and if the descen dants of our Revolutionary fathers had the virtue and patriotism winch belonged to their ancestors, the facts here disclosed would, of themselves, be enough to create a feeling of universal indignation throughout the whole rountry, and drive Mr. Van Buren into merited disgrace. But there is unothcr feature of this case which renders the inteiferciioo of B shop England more impioper. We know that all Europe is tt pre sent opposed to us upon the question of Sluvciy. We know that a trreiU elloil is iiiukiiiz to pipju dice the public mind against our institutions, and that such has been the lome ol public sentiment, brought to bar upon the Pope, that he hns re. Tiircd the Jesuits, who held a largo number ol slaves in this Slate, to dispose of them. Eveiy one who knows any thing of the power of ins rope at ol Ihe Clergy, can be til no loss iu lore let wliut would be the consequences of an order from the Pope, if he should, at nny limn, adoM ilia dogmas of abolition, directing ilia Cnlholii i of this country to emancipate their slaves. We have tw vuwu. i.j ,.. buurr n pueiun, ovinia VIICj deeply imbued with the prevailing K'irnpan ri CEASES TO BE DANGEROUS. WHEN REASOy IS LEFT FREE TO COMBAT IT." FAYETTE, M1SSOIKI, SATURDAY, OCTOKER 2 1, 1 8 10. t'uncnt, may not be installed as head of the church; indeed, the sale by the Jesuits of their slaves, may well be considered as a preparatory step, as pav ing the way for the exercise of the power of the Church in relation to this property. Look at Bishop England. He is the Leoats of the Pope to his dear son, the illustrious and honorable Bnycr, President of the Republic of Ilayti, authorized to treat with hint respecting the affairs of the Catholic religion throughout the Ke public, to form a NATIONAL CLERGY, and establish discipline, and to provide for the spirit ual and ecclesiastical wants of the people.-clolhed with nil the requisite authority. For proofof this, see the Pope's letter to Boyer, given below. We do not complain that Bishop England, who holds this official relation to the President of Ilayti, should exercise all the privileges which per tain to him as a citizen of the United States. He is entitled to his preference in the choice of a Chief Magistrate. He is entitled to express that opinion upon all proper occasions; but we deny the propriety of his coming forward as ho has and using the influence which his official station gives him, for the purpose" of enlisting the Catholics of this country as a consolidated interest in support of Mr. Van Buren. All who know the influence of the clergy over the more ignorant Catholics, especially those who have lately come into this country, will see the impropriety of his interfer ence. We have been told that our articles upon this subject have given great offence. We have lost some subscribers; and many of our political friends express their fears at the consequences of our having dared to censure Bishop England's conduct, What renders this the more extraordinary is, that those who have spoken to us upon the sub. ject. concur with us in opinion, and yet disap. prove our course because of its apprehended con. sequence. We call upon Protestants through, out ihe country to take note of theso things, and tn be prepared, should it turn out that the Catho lics, as a body, in this city, or elsewhere, should vote for Mr. Van Buren, to take this mailer into serious consideration, and examine how far it may become the duty of the Protestants of the United .States to adopt countervailing measures. Extract from the Lyn:h'mr-r Yirginitn, referred to aunt. Hear Titt3 ! The Illinois poper as-rrl, in the most unqualified term', llmt the Flection i i thai -.late wan curried ia favor of the Administration bv the votes of unnaturalized foreigners, who weie at work upon the cunils; mid this n-"rlio:i is sin lained by the fact, lint tlio Admuii-iratinn giin i- exclusively in tlio-e counties nt" the StaM? vlir' Iiese foreigners au.iuiil. lne.ir assertion h !ar- tner continued by a circiim-unce slut, d in ihe l.ist Ciiurlollest'itlu A.lioi-ite : ' A very iifelligeut friend ("ys that paper) left Cinirhi ttcsville. some six weeks since, lor tie West, on a trip "f bn-i-ness. When lie look leave of u he was n deeided Ailniintrntiim man. He lias just returned, and. while lie avs lie cannot consistently sustain Gen. Harrison, he denounces Martin Van B iren and his whole clique in the strongest terms. He informs us that the Suite of Illinois hiis been carried for the Administration, by the frauds; and mi?t unprinci pled iiiancstivering on the pan. of the ollicers of the government.'' Ainon" others be men' ions that 450 Irish laborers employed on the du .lie works, were distributed am ng the doubtful counties, in order to secure the ascendency in the Stale Legislature ; and that about 2ut)'J Germ-ins, who havnTtitely set- led in Illinois, and who ure wh lly uninformed as t ihe character of our institutions nnd public men. were induced to vole tor llie Van Buren ticket, by being tuld that, "in the event of Gen. Harrison's eleetiun to the Presidency, every German in the country would either be reshipped to Germany, or reduced to the condition of a slave in this country. thank heuven! the held upon which frauds of this kind can be practised, is so limited. Mr. Van Buren's Letter to the Pope. Mr. Van Buren to Mr. Ciooguani. Washington, 20th July, 1330. " Your letters of the 11th of April, and 5th of May, the first unticlnating the fiivorubla sentiments of his holiness the Pope, towards the Government and tho people of the tinted btatns, and the last eoulirmifig your anticipations, have been reeeiveu ut this Department, and submitted to the President, by whom I um directed to convey to tin Holiness, through the same channel, an assurance of the sa tisfaction which he derives fro.n the communica tion of the frank and liberal opinions entertained by the upoMolic, see, towards this Government and people, and of the policy which you, likewise, Mute His Holiness hus adopted, una wiiien is so worthy of tho head of a ureal Christian Church, assidu ously to cultivate in his intercourse with foreign nations, the relations of amity nnd good will, sedu lously to abstain from all interference iu their oc casional dirl'erences with each other, except with the benign view of aftecting reconciliation between them. You will accordingly seek an early opportunity to make known to the Pope, in terms and manner best suited to the occasion, the light in which the President views the communication referred to, and likewise you will assure him that the President re ciprocates, iu their full extent and spirit, the friend ly and liberal sentiments eniurtuiueu uy ins Holi ness tuwirds the Government and the people of the United States, by those which he entertains towards the Government of the apostolic see, and the peo ple of the states of the Church, and it is the Presi dent's wish, that you should, up'in the same ocea- sion, offer his congratu'ations to the Holy father, upon his recent accession to the Tiara, not from any hereditury claim, on his part, but from prepon- d'.'i ing influence, which a just estimation of his ta lents and virtues naturally had upon the enlighten ed councils by which that hih distinction was con ferred, and which afforded tho best pledge liii'. his puntuicale will be a wi-e and beneficent one. Von will take care, likewise, to assure His Holi ness, in reference to thu puteruul solicitude, which ho expresses in behalf of the Konmii Catholics ol is Lin ed States, that ull our citizens prulessin-' thut religion, stand ii,un the same elevated ground which citizens of ull other religious deno uinatins occupy, in regard to llie rights ut conscience, thai of perfect liberty, contradistinguished from tnlerv linn: thut they enjoy an entire exeuipimn from coer cion, iu every posMhld shape, upon tho score of re ligious laiili, uud Unit they ure tree, in common with their fi llow cilU ns of' uli oilier sect-, to ad here to, or adopt the cree ls, and prac'i-e the wor hip best adapted to their reason or prejudices; and Us i there exists a perfect unity of fiith iu thu Uni te J States, Hinong reli'ioui -Is of all prof.-sion, as to l ie wisdom uiul policy ot iliat c irdinnl leature ol ull our C'Uit luluns un I IV, i mes of Government until those of the Uni.i d S ites, nnd the mmiimic States of tha Unum, by which the iiiestiiiiibln ri'ld is lormally rricogmzed, and Hit enjoyment ot 11 in viulably secured." Letur from the Pope, Wo find in the Journal des Debates, (Paiii) the following letter froin the Pope to President Lick "fTiES To our doar Son, the illustrious and honorable Bover, President of the Reptib.ic of Ilayti. Grf.uohy XVI., Pontiff. Many and unanimous accounts, as well as the cor respondence of your ministers, hnve apprised the Chair of Uome, which, by thf will of God, we now occupy, of the zeal which distinguishes your excel lency, and of ynor nincere desire to cheri-h. and consolidate the Catholic religion, which hns been rendered by the constitution of Hayti, the religion of the State. These sentiments, worthy f a Christian and of an enlightened Prince, have filled me with the most lively satisfaction, because we hope they will ad vance the glory of God and the eternal salvation of mun ; that Ihey will constitute a title of honor to yourself in life, nnd v. i;l obtain for you a great and glorious recompense hereafter. Informer years, tho Apostolical chair of Rome has labored, by correspondence and by missions, to promote the interests of the faith in the illus trious Kcpublic of Ilayti : but, ow ing to the dis tance, and various other circumstances, nothing definitive has yet b -mhi done. We have now de termined to send near your excellency, our Le gate, the venerable brother John Enyund, Bishop of Charleston, in thu United Stales of North America, whose intellL'encs and nietv are weil known, that he may treat with your excellency re specting the affairs of the Ctilholic religion through out the Republic; that he may deliberate with your excellency respecting the choice of pastor ; that he may form a national clergy ; establish ecclesiastical discipline, and provide for the spirit ual wants of the people; that by your excellency's aid and favor, our said Legale may execute hi task successfully. He is invested with the requisite authority, and we recommend him to your protec tion. In the hope that this will be extended, we cordially bestow on your excellency, and the Re public which you govern, the Apostolical benedic tion. Given nt St. Peter's, at Kome, sealed with the seal of the fHiermiiti, the 'JUth of May, (-1 ) A. D. 13;i4, and of our Pontificate, the third." GASPAIi GA.SPAP.INI. THE TWO DESPOTS. We request our republican fellow-citizens to read the subjoined, from the Philadelphia V. S Gazette. We ask them to read the article iviih candor, and if their consciences admit there is truth in the parallel, let them decide nt once to check the monarchical spirit i:f Mr. Vun liuren and his partisans, by removing ihcr. from uiiice, and electing true Republicans to lill their place . THE SUB-THEASCRY IX KCS.Y. recent traveller (Mr. i;..i,-.-t iJrcm'K r'l i A forms us, that tie! !!ovrniueiit stands reiic-iirg Moscow. pap-r mo. icy of ih-; il l .i: s-o hih in p-mllc taior, tii.il . he f lund hi . tioVs woi in v,.-.,i I lee.-i per cent, iiurnllt.ui at 6:. i'.stersburjr. Thi." says I"', "urises I'roiti a de'eetiie system nf b:uik in or rather from th: doubtful M-'ito of priiitie 'rtfilit. Til re lieiug," he i-iuitiniie, no j r.s in ot 'icr countries, u ml li'.t!') corre-rionij.'ni'e amoiiu inercutiti's, it beconis ncces-nry tor a tr.i..c-at Mo-co.v, or any part ui' IliO p.-ovinee-, woo Inn ,-. fi'iymimt to m.ilti! 1:1 t,. capn il. to i tj j,if:ntnti Ht iitj'er to tin amount of his intended runV.Ur.iee. t,i:ic being no other medium Virough which remittance can tie made. This operation makes B.mk notes in those places always at a premium, varying ac cording toth? amount of payment due at the time." mA., ,n. 7 , n f T a,r.e.l"B, measures of the Great Democrat of the United States, and the Great Despot of Russia. I the Great Desvot of Russia. Ihe Despot of Kussia requir-'s n lartre armv. that can be recruited only by conscription. So doe .lie. tan uaren. The conscription of the Despot lukrs all who are too poor to purchase exemption. So u id that of Mr. Van liuren. Ihe Kiissiuii conscription imposes tlie .-ume, r.r a greater tax, upon ihe poor mm, whose family is dependent for their daily bread upun his daily ex ertions, as upon the man who rolls in his wealth. So irii! that of Mr. Van Buren. The Russian Despot squanders upon wars with the savages, hU neighbors, the tuxes wrung by sub treasurers and receivers general, from his impov erished subjects. Ho dues Mr. Van Burtn. Ihe Desfut ot Russia is exceedingly careful in the collection ot statistical iiilurmaiion, Hint ilv ! may know icWe to imp f..r the maimumnce ! of wars carried on for the ifrntiric.ui.,,. nf !.; mvn ! vanitv. ami nf the cuniiiitv of his retainer. Sn , Mr. Van liuren The Despot of Russia requires that every man engaged in t tie public service shall feel that he is it hireling, and that devotion to himself can alone secure a continuance of his salary. So do:s Mr. an liuren. Thu Desiiot of Russia issues paper money re deemable only ivhen presented iu paymeni for taxes. bo noes Mr. 1 an liuren. The Despot of Russia does not countenance the establishment or Hanks by the people Seither ! Um's Mr. tun liuren. Tho De.-pot of Russia U opposed to the principle of association. He is alarmed, when he sees the smalt capitalists, owners of a few h tnjred, or of a few thousand dollars eac'.i, uniting for the purpose of improving their means of production, transpor tation, or exchange, because w hen neonlo asso ciate, they learn their own strength j thu Last knowledge that Despots dirsire their suhje-ts to i acquiro II'! is atruiu ut ' usiociatej we.iliu. An is Mr. Vvi liuren. ihe Despot of Rus-i ,s s-eidy in t!i pursuit wages throughout his empire. .Sn is Mr. Van liu ren. In fine, every measuro of the Despot tends to concentrate power in his own hands, to be used by him tor the advantage ot his peopie, as may l most agreeable to himself. 6'j -.1 is th: easi uiih Martin Van Buren. The Laborer and the Employer. Hmv ollen, said Mr. Prentiss, during his rtceut speec.i in I'urtland, do we see in this country that the cniploycr of t lay, is the laborer to-morrow, and the laborer, the employer; a'ld when such is the evidence of our ven- ses und the result of our Institutions, how daro any man rise up and address himself to the passions of dill' rent classes of the community and declare there is a distinction between theui ! T would take tiie sons of the poor man in preference to the mjiis ot the rich to urovu the truni ut this. Ihe son of the poor man much sooner reaches ihe gol- ilen goal of honor lliiui thosu who have money jnig - ling in their pockets. It is the poor man in n ne .a-c.,i,ii njii-iiiu , lie, uit p.iui in -""" i ney iiivh oron iiniusinous iney nave exerten theuise.ves, and thev have nroi-percl. It is tru- that a hud mill sometimes gets wealth, but liot o't'll and when he il n't. it is o t -n r bv foul menus tha i hy fair. How wns it witn StRpi.en Girard, and h iw is it with John Jae-ib Astor ! 1 hey were iiie urciii- tects of their own nuperior enterpi ise." 'The acquisition of wealth is the result of exer tion. The ami of Ihe poor man pr.'v'rs utoi.--I would U t two lo ouu uu his si:-L-. a, ,n n.e triil ofu l'e.v years." Relren:hnun'.. Vim U inai's labia furniture co t over $ 1(J,iJJ.1! This for a "Uiilis'i Whig" might seem a s nail sum; but for a democratic loco foco. who nrctends io ci for the Farmins and Mechanic interest, it i mine mi irninrtaivi item. jEFrensos. IVo. 39. From the Baltimore Paliiot. READER LISTEN TO THE TESTIMO NY OF A GALLANT SOLDIER. The following interesting correspondence be tween Governor Wickliflj and Col. James Da. vidson present Treasurer of Ken lucky we take from ihe Commonwealth, ol Frankfort. The letter of Col. Davidson is another uuim peachable witness to the bravery nnd General ship of the Hero of Tippecanoe, Fort Meiirsand the Thames. Gov. V ickliift nnd Col. David, son, both served under Gen. Harrison. The lat ter was one of the "forlorn hope" who charged among iho Indians, at the battle of the ThatnYs. From a long and intimate acqainlance with ' Col. Davidson, we cheerfully subscribe to the I comments ol the editor ol the Commonwealth : I i iitn for useful d'riisinn abridge raniiilv "A braver and better soldier and a truer pa. on our Lands, and tue cry of question ! question!" liiot, never bled for his country than Jas. David- j f'-e fhrouph the country. Cuntiitu:iun and re son. He was pre-eminently distinguished for Lis l,'"r", "!J"'" f 2 !!'" to action. The "fall activity and intrepidity. He was, peihnps, often-! ot' ,ile I''".1""1 '''' Mr. Van Uurtn's f;r- , I U.. II . ; i "Hies, have t'oin lu'cume mi njMitaoie. In the poo- er emploed by Gen. IU on in services reqm-. ti,.n!, Vj j e Mi.,ru Wl,ri,,MM, ,,, sl torepe. ring a remarkable ucgree of courage amidst dan-! m.,ali ,.a, , eu .dt, . ,, wi.t. t!,e R,.'cat ,noM, gcrs, fortitude under sule, injs, and promptness ' whirl .vim!, the ei-ir..iits of which are combining in in executing difficult and important duties, than lull directions, snail have passe.) over the land, tim any in the army. e do nut say this invidious-1 roan uf corritt-ti.n, which has been arcumtilntinif ly, for we glory in the fame ol' all who served . for yci.r, w; 1 ! .vci v.-i. r.ml we -ot.ll itihsU the country. In the battle of the Thames, he a V1" t"", t;'" rp .''in we ra'l n t was narticularlv distincuUlied : lie received in that action three Severn wounds; one in the letr, ! one in the abdomen, and one in lite breast. No one that lived, wns worse wounded ; but he fouuht at the head of his men, till the biA armed foe hud surrendered; and was not taken lioni the battle-field, on which, after the action terminated, he sunk, till some time after dark." Fhamskokt, Sej.t. 5, ISiO. De.m: Sir: As you xvcio in the battle of tii'j i Thames, ttoiiiiii.'inding a company in Co! . John-; son's Reciment on that occasion, and now bcni ttpen vour body tlm evidence that vou were in i" the thickest of the fight, I desire that you will hi. vor me w::ii an answer to tue lotto,!. - 1 ;ucs tions: 1st. Did you see General Ilairiam while the I battle rti'tcd, and niter Col. Johnson hud been wounded nnd token off the ground, and i.ear him encouraging and animating his men ? 2d. Wins any part of tin: Infantry iinjjr Shel by cimt'.ed in the action ' Yi.-uis. respectful! v, C. A. Vv'ic'KLIr FE. Coi. J. Davidsos. Fc.v ..ti ft, St; t. T, 1510. r. of your letter of the f.'l.-iring to iiie part I Tint. lies, Octu.ici 5, Dei .'i.'iii in r .Yr. I n tn io lercli n v hts.ii, uft'.r l.'.n;!-j of ibi i: r-i pi prpoiiinleil to ni!: two quest. OoS in llai'iiaon Oil I'l-iet'eii ih.H OC l-r. I. .:!.. i to llie i.oue.tti t ti! ijeiieral : s:rui. You i:. j : 'Dill Vjil S,:o (I.O. lilif': d. id a::er (J Job j'ju Ifid been ivnur.deil tin tin i"! : : ;;'uk1, and hear him encoimnt'i und u:.i.ii..::ng his meni' ' 2d. '-Was any pint of the infantry under Shel by engaged in the action?'' My answer to your inquiries will b better un Mvrstood by a plain statement of the facts whie! , ' r ? it occurred upon me grounu, so tar as i wnnesse pun the "round, so lar as 1 witnessed them. I wns at the head or right of my company, on horseback, wailing orders, at about fifty or sixty yards Irtnn the line of the enemy. Col. Johnson rode up and explained to tne the mode of attack, and said, in substance, "Captain Davidson, I am d'nected by General Huni-son t-i charge, and break through the Indian line, and lorin in the rear. My brother James will charge in like manner throu"h the Biitish line at the s:i:ne time. The sound ol the trumpet will be the signal for ! the chartre. In a lew minutes the trumpet sounded, and the word "charge"' was given by j Colonel Johnson, the col. cnargeu wuimi a few paces of me. We struck the Indian line i ! i , ...i ......L..1 . ..:.!. . ' ""'i'r') " B'!e ".'TI" . ot filleeii yards ol liieir line, ihe Indians poured; in a heavy fire iiiion us, ki! liii" ten or fiiieen of our men, unu several nuisc, iiiiu vvouiiuen 1.01. Johnson severely. He immediately retired. Dr. Theobald, of Lexington, I think aided him (If. I neither saw nor heard more of Col. John - .. . i .i ... ... -. . .i i . i i , i son unlil llie action was over. The contest continued warm and animated for some time where my company nnd part of Capl. Stucker's were engaged. Alter Co!. Johnson was taken oil' the field, I saw lieu. Harrison and Gov. Shelby both, and quite near me. Thev were both on horse back, pWnig in the crotchet or angle. I well remember the animating nnd encouraging manner in which Ilarrism. as L; passed, addressed his men. It had a sensible ef fect upon myself, and seemed, thought, not only to s'.iiniil'-iiti my spirits but, stieii 't'ii-ju niv bodv, (then Wunneiiea. Uy the loss ol tilootl.) fiiiow soldiers, ' shouted the intrepid hero, in tones that furred tho souls ol his Kindred spirits, "iveep close, nnd shoot sine; the duv will be ours in n Uliiuues:" , roJo 0. 'i was engaged, and saw no more ol turn, l iniieitiateiy upon ins leaving us, and going i:l the direction of the an gle, a desperate and severe struggle commenced at or neai the point, between the iiifaiury under Gov. Shelby and the Indians. This conflict ut the angle, with Shelby's men, lailed, I think, ai least five minutes. Several of tiio infantry were killed. Gov. Shelby himself told me he had sev eral men killed, and had found eight or ten Indians leli dead on the ground at that point. Tide wns t!ii most .verc contest dining the action. "I crossed the swamp with llie second 1! ittai ion (500 men, ) and fjught again, the loonm.; (supposed 14.t'J variioi) undvr T'ecu.usch with, out any uid whatever." This statement you w;'l observe, is not w ,i . ranted by the details. Tho writer :f, iii-ice.!, j the allegednuihor was tho wiilor, w ; certainly labors under a mis ippp can onlv he accounted for bv l:o . h I u it. ti mioti wiiich ;':i t lli.it Col. i Johnson w;;s liadiv woiiih1 .1 at i.i fiiS' O..f0t, ! field. Jinl .nt servi is tnlsjii un! -s,.d ioi:,,'. inT ol ii-v ' and was immediately takon oil i! ot the iiiipjr ' i could not have known i rendered by llie infjiiity under I: , Stieloy I must claim, however, lor the ion of the m un'cd l'egiiiif itt, the lc Ve have iieaid Col. Diividsjn oii' the shot received in Lis breast. Tiie instance cariied the sliiil inio ihe brea tell s.icak of i I'uil ill ill's ' Willi it. i Sj pxciuciating was tha piiu 'or l!io instant, an.l d .'.acuity of breiitlni ,':, that he drew liie sltirt fro n the wound with a Midden jerk, bringing the shin wi'h it, and afterwards staunched the wound with a handful ol leaves taken from the nearest tree. The brave chieftain Kdf XK'& i tj j,,, chi d s f 'ay ' " hep. ing contributed more than any other corpse, in achieving the victory. Bat it gives me pleasure to say, that eveiy officer end soldier did his duty that day so fur as I know or believe. You will, therefore, be able to judge from the fact here stated from my own personal knowledge, whether Gen. Harrison was present in the action, doing his duty as on officer, and whether any part of the Infantry was engaged: 1 had supposed that facts so well known by all who were there, would, at this day, be questioned by none. In conclusion, as it regards the Handing of Gen. Harrition as an officer, and the estimation in which he was held by the army, 1 am, with my intercourse with h's officers end soldiers subse. qnently to the battle, enabled to ndopt the lan guage of a distinguished officer ol Peny.s fleet "there nrctr teas an army more ardently alla-.K- ed or more enthusiastically proud of a General Kan his. Yours with grirtt respect, JAMES DAVIDSON. P. S. I wnsin the service, nnd undct General Harrison rt'io C. A. Wi ' rceen months. J. D. ;l.litre, Es QUESTION! QUESTION ! peoj'i" '' ST";-.-" v.vs. Ti. quti-n i.. U t lint M ti.e ,m!i .t hxi - t-. n''f one ot trivmi or irur si ei it in ;pi 'i.. i ce 1' in v o: , e no' iiwj ie.s thfiti t :ii exis'em i i;.... i'.i-i; il i. i: !,;, tiec-i l.an-'id t , OS, Ly tu-e v. if. v t, , tii-ir vnli.r lilnl M.lT-lilins the ri::iil n!' li-i.n. i. '! !. fi.n-li:i:'mii o i '.vine;, it rests Lu-. h-eii viinsttii hv lecriv.- and Legislative usiirpn'ii n. and it', by biiiui acquiesccuca iheri 'op'e .auction tii violation, let t'te polls at 'cst their do;:enrr.cc, ntij t'te rij..v m of our fres in -titulioi s will iniro.'ie v.itli thu announcement. Hot tio such i-'i.icli'-n v.i.i in givni. No such ue-o-ni.r.icy v.i:i be t'w.mJ. V. e had river reached ev,;i i,.,.. K i -. il rui- e.l iitij I ; c ' ! : l ; i -ii! iut of d.'iriu'i r, it' ti e pfunle I nd r- ::vc'i"n. 'i in-;: ;ir? now nwtihe. is is nietii'i.l fur o.ir ri'iien ption .it votes of tho-e in v. iunn tlif true ii.au the i::n.' tij. o. it .nt" r- - .', if .i. ii ii:.', !.o-l,ic f . lor i':.e r ve to r r'-u -:i- iiiiii'v, i li ii, c- i'y i- ti-lt en-ry wtierr. o ::ii i iiti-n c- iii 1 h? polled, tha :'.'! re-cut j tVoiit too iimir.;i'iv ! i :i. l."t every mini f". I his own d maite ll.a -mail s-.i-roi.e of time aeu C'uiifriicr.ci! v:ncii may I"' r'-quiro of hi.n it ti:i; , ii i r,i.J ) will "..'ice iii:n- :t nnd his coimtry. in .i i':r lucre nrj i.iious :."-::i-iun :n :n can bo re c tvci! i'y rr.oi.tns i.f i.iti ir, with, nt sucii cirnt:;. Ti.-- -pii;t i f " j i.io!.i- i.s. The voice of i.urt' v..1l. nui'-rj.' fore';.:i;i.T- coming t'rmn the de p bc 'Liii i :' I i,i-1 ii-t, uiin.onishcs u to -tittuj In our in-Ii.-ri iif.c.-. :.etiiii it row exhort us iu vain, w'yjt I. one can v. e hiTci.forth loon fur w hicli wiii b1? -iinn i- i'''.:::ii to pierce llei uioom and lieprcssion of the inox-'rhnie ti -po'i-m wi i. ii will titen fasten it giaet j-:tp i.p-m us ' Too hvir of action is at hand 1: w e ln.n!r: r n v. e itn v onlv wake up to see the smj.t.c: cf our tVef.io'ii .".: liiotian. Tin: a-';-"oi'nt c:;i::iext. rtin,? Ihe U . The reckoning day is a sad business lor our L cj Foe) brethren, b'lt a very agreeable one to us. Since the first of April last, S ate elections have been held in the following states, and decided solely in reference to the Presidential 'question, and here is the result : for G'en. Harrison. Connecticut 8 For Mr. Van Bvrtn. loinois 6 Missouri 4 Alabama 7 Rhode Island 4 Louisiana 5 Indiana H Norih Carolina 15 Kentucky IS Vermont 7 Maine 10 Virgini 2U 90 Electoral vo's 10 Elections for members ot Congress have bees i,cj ;n tlrec States, with the following result, viz. Present Congress. Whig- I 5 5 Loco. I Mo chuiee. I Whin 3 3 Loco. 0 o (5 9 Louisiana, Vermont, -aii.e. 12 ; i, jj ; Connecticut j Khm.'e Island 1 Louisiana . . . c.'o-j t i 1S;53. S 4 5 lo 111 2:i tV.ii- gam. S 4 ,s 15 10 23 North Carci I Maine I Vir 'inia Cr-V.'hig gain 05 Ti.is i a rre.ty co-d l eginnitig. The ball is rt roiltn ', thou"h we already Imvc more than enough. .Y. J'. .V.; r.;s. D'-.F.M. ' A'liON IN FRANCE. Mr. V. ul-h, in oiih uf his lu'e k'.t;r to the edi tors of te National lnteilig":i :er. gives tiie folio, ing instance as a pe inn n uf tiie rigour wi.n wiiiirii dofulcain-n i- ttfa'cJ in Fracie : " Taviiv.; trentid of Juries and trials, I wiii im nrovu tin? ocnsiun to r.v-n'io:i a eriminal ra-e ( 'f tiie d I in-ta:.t.) which .vcuri ed in the Cmirt c' As-i.es of llie Seine. It is that of a .Mr. Dirand. co!i"Ct"r of the direct tuxes of ti, lt di!ri'.'t of Paris, ciia r'i vvi ih Living aupropriatcd to Lis o .va use, or rn.bef..'ed tho public money to sum wiier.t ubiiut tii." uc.-oout of thirty tu.id-.and francs six thnii-ttud iiolhirs. He is ahoie sixtv vears ol' r. jt. nnd Nd horue n i exct-'ner-t ciiarucler. lie iipi'i-urci at lr nar wrii tiie liecorai ivti nf the Legion nf Honor, whieli the Cl.n-f Judgti. tiiotigii it was du'v o'cii'cc'! f ir n'.d u mint '-eruces, i-o i; pelled him to wi'hurnw al otn-e, as th law suspend ill thi' civil rij.il- of one arraign. -d for crime. Thu I'uitiezzlc'r.t'nt li'"li'i in l-'J-i. and proci-eili'd hy an nual sums of f,-.:ii 'JdiHI. :to ."I. 100. . to C'J0 francs, j.ortions i.i.ing i-c;,! ,... t "'i lime to ti.n imluckv ;"!ciil:iti ti- on' "f hi- ..fti'v bftrnv.! hi. II into 'n pecuiuiioti. lie rli-.wd that he ami his family ex :n tided for i... ir uiii-i. nc otilj il r. e th uisand frani'S p -i-iimoiio. A i.nml.i r of wi' n. s-es b !tel . d Imc geiicri.1 imu.i:i.y and re-p c a.iili'y of lua lift-. The lawver- " x-rinl tl. cm-ei .cs pro and com; I ti r-. e liundre,! and soi.iiiiite ! to ti.i j,. ii'jtMiliiil:, I r.jc.n! 1 Verii ct of gl:;y ii-- c r::. ( i :i . 'm i'! li.ii i1'. tin: ic : 'i .rti. n. i' i -n in . i:' hi.v;v i't'-tion or point went rv. rtiio i:l:i r three hours of d' n : l two o'i !o k in ttif morning, r. .; i .nl i'ut mi!. In. I to qniitc 1 r -.:' L- j;i. u of ..nor. . !:'. nt.) on ti.e gr ml of lion-d"-igu r inn.',-! of f.i ..i ing en. 'i i.' t'o : 'i.t.-.i t'J D.irand tn ci 't year .rd M -r in lit" galli ys, xp i-iti jii. cr the pi' a f. : "l" l'.i ir Hi ri-a.'i I francs, nml kn a'iii i t.v.'iiis i" uith of ioi i-isrti'cc'it if tint rittw ot ! lory ti. u vere H". p-i I. The I'l-c-id n', it C oof Judge, fm i-hi u by t,.i, n l.n-i-ss :,iu : V ni l.avc he. o wanting I " h nor; i pron ui ice in iiie ininie of tiie Legion nf Honor, t ut ton l.u' ceiiscj i,j member thereof" I ci;e this tase in shew yi.ur r.-adi-rs Low tkfu'.ca;ion is ireait u in I rsnce. I i n advanced 2r". ihe moral re,iuie, the domestic fru gality, the old puilic i.?rvi:e of lissmnd. eutiiiwl tnni to all the li'iii'y roirtstiit! w.'h tii 't' a te ra.'