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From the Delaware. Gazette, iVov. 1, "Of all the gentlemen named, Gen. Jackson ap pears to us to be the most oiuf.gtionable. That he is a man of energy, tin one will doubt ; but we think that, in a Chief Magistrate of the l'. States, too much energy is extremely dangerous ; an ! we have seen in the General such a DISREG ARD fur the insti tutions of the country, such a disposition to place himself above its laws, and such, AX J.VCLfXA 7IOif TO TRAMPLE ON 'THE RIGHTS OF OTHERS when they stood in competition with his earn interest or feelings, as should render the r.iti /ens of the United States very cautious about pia I ring him in the fitst office within their gift." 1822. the Delaware (jazette, June lu, 1324. Fn f Hie (Venera) (.laekson) in mav serve to show " A reference to the commet e case of Arbothnot an ! Amhris what estimation MM holds the tiecisinns ot aCourtMar i'ts, WHEN' th racers of I ill), i HIEV CU\!K IN CONTACT WITH HIS PUItl'dSKH ; uni that ilie failure of such a tribunal to tree sentence tramo an ubj tea of displeasure. IS NO PREVENTA.TIVE ACi.MNST THMIRPUNISUMEN P. when Mènerai .hielt -on possesses the POWER, and entertains a wish to inflict it." well as the Civil C From the Delaware Gazette, An: 17, 1821. " As vve conceive that there is not the most re mote probability that either General Jackson or Mr. Clay will succeed to the office, (of President) it would be waste of time and room to dwell at length ou the reasons which form our objections to them ; out vve mav remark, as we pass TEMPER', and VIOLENT PA '■■Her, am mat, milk us, to an INSUPERABLE OB JECTION TO HIM A3 A CANDIDATE/nr the executive chair of the nation, should be extremely cautious in elevating a military leader to a high and important station, however ami able he may he in his manners, and pacific in his dispositions ; arid none but those possessing the most exalted qualifications, and those of the most pa cific kind, should ever be THOUGHT of for the "dice ; but ho, whose greatest recommendation IS A DISREGARD TO LAW, JUSTICE OR PRO PRIETY, that the HASTY' IONS of the for A REPUBLIC Mien th°y stand in the way of the Accom plishment of a favorite measure, though of doubtful propriety, should tie avoided as a MORE DAN GEROUS MAN than one who is au OPEN and BECLVRED l'OE to our cuuutry and our fiber lies!!!" — From the same paper of February 1, 1825. "In consequence of a concurrence of fortuitous circumstances, the employment, of means to operate upon the passions of mm in violation of their son and judge ■eut and the basest political eontrioan '~es it, has cVoiceJ that gen. Jackson is highest in rote-" rea ' They [the Framers of the Constitution] intended that the Members of Congress should be j thus confined in their choice ; and all that has been > said by the advocates of Genera! Jackson upon this subject, is only an evidence of their own weakness and wickedness ; and notwithstanding the Members "* Congress have been threatened with the use of SYVORDb AND MUSK.E L\S against them, if they ven tured to do otherwise than elect General Jackson, ' ve , (lu . n( ) t , doub ' 1 ', at they will do what they believe to be right ; and they will draw their conclusions respecting their duty from premises very different from those which have been laid down tor them bv THE LOVERS OF BLOOD JL\D SLAUGH TER!" never THE RULE OF 1024. From the Delaware Gazette, Oct. 15, 1824. " Considering Mr. Crawford (a Democrat) as the Federal candidate ibr the Presidency, in this State, we have corne to the determination of supporting him as suck, and cannot consent to his being oppos-, ed in our columns." I I | TIIE RULE OF 1827, From the Delaware Gazette, Sept. 11, 1827. "The Presidential candidates are DEMOCRATS; and the contest between them is no concern of the Federalists as a pjtrly." » - From the Lynchburg Virginian. MR. SENATOR RENTON.—Perhaps no man in this country of so little private worth and politi cal integrity as the records of the country prove Mr. Benton to he, has risen to such an exalted sta tion in the public councils. Like Gen. Jackson, in his youth a brawler, disposed always to "court dan ger for danger's sake," lie was certain to be cn j gaged in all the disputes of his neighborhood. It was the affinity of disposition, producing an opposi tion nf interests, between him arid Jackson, which led to their celebrated street light in Nashville in 1813. That gross outrage, however, might bave been pardoned by the public, in consideration of the hot blood and inconsiderateness of the two youths, tin oldest of them not being more than fifty four, if it were not that age itself did not cool the passions of the. far fumed Senator from Missouri against the rival of his juvenile years, until interest came into back its sober dictates. As soon as the Senator dis covered that the people of this country, like those of all the Republics which preceded it, were swiftly running after the car of a military chieftain, prepared to bind themselves and their posterity to its wheels, even though their enthusiasm should slay them, he wisely and honestly too (no doubt) forgave the hand that had aimed a pistol at his heart and plunged a dagger in his body ! This forgiveness however, must have been the. effect of Cliristnin charity. (Col. Ben ton being as pure and meek as his satellite, Duft Green himself,) since we have never heard of the slightest apology being offered to him for the attempt on his and his brother's life by the pious Hero oi Orleans and his myrmidons. In cnmplianco with the request of a correspon dent, we republish some of the sayings of the wise at man of Missouri, respecting the honest man ot Ten nessee : and vve must be permitted to say that eith er the wise man or the honest lias undergone a most wonderful change since these " sayings " were indi ted—which of them we leave the public to say. I'or our own parts, we believe that they both are now, as tiiey were then, the wise man determined to take that side which puls most money in his pocket, & the honest man equally resolved to trample down all op position L his ambition, and not only at his " fireside" but at Ilarrodshurg and Robertson's Springs likewise. But, let ns see what Senator Benton said of his dear friend, the General, not directly after their street fight, but after the General had become a candidate for the Presidency—when age had cooled with its frosts the tires of youth, and when frequent personal contact no longer interrupted the peaceful tenor of their lamb-like disposition : The following is the friendly description which Mr. Senator Benton gave of General Jackson's early career in life, ft is truly a graphic sketch, and no one after reading it can wonder that Mr. Benton supports Gen. Jackson for the reason that such a man ought to be supported : " The first conspicuous act of his (Jackson's) fife, in Tennessee, may be found at the race ground and the cock fight. At such places, for many years, even up to the period of his joining the army, he was a leading and conspicuous actor—And it is a no torious fact, that he was scarce known to leave a race ground, without having participated in an aftray, hole fife has been a point to a single ; IS ay at least a quarrel. 1 lis scone of confusion, and no man can day in which he.was not at open and violent enmity with some individual : nav, most, of the time, with numerous individuls, in public and private life : not political differences, nor ordinary misunderstand ings ; but quarrels of the most violent, rancorous and deadly nature." We beg our readers to peruse this extract, and particularly that emphatic sentence of il. which says that he was a conspicuous actor at. race grounds and cock-fights "even up to the period ot his joining the army ;" and was " scarcely ever known to leave the race ground without having participated in an affray, or least a quarrel." Now, who can wonder that Mr. Benton is in favor of him for Presdent ? No doubt all his quarrels were the effect of his peaceable disposition —just as DonQuixotte's chival ry was the effect oi' his sanity ! Whenever he doubled his fist, or cocked his pistol, or unsheathed his dirk, it was doubtless done to prevent battle and bloodshed. Aye, even a sheep, or cutting a man's throat, vve could prove by oath on Holy Writ, that in the first case, betook the sheep to prevent some other individual from in if he were caught throttling V committing a crime, and in the second, cut the man's the throat to prevent his committing suicide.—so deeply imbued is he with the milk of human kindness ! We have thus seen Gen. Jackson's private char ncter drawn by his dear friend Benton, himself the j pink of —(vve are at a loss for a comparrison)—shall i the we say— lawyers? No ; for his clients says he puts j their money m his pockets— Soldiers? No; for tor though a Colonel during the war he was always so un- o lucky that he could never reach a field of'battle— in Legislators ? Yes, at last we have hit on it : for as legislation is a species of double dealing and cheat ing.a ul involves a complication ofwliat men ca 1 vit es, to we may say he is the pink of Legislators. Now. let of us see what tins pink says of Gen. Jackson's political character ! " General Jackson is a man whose military and political talents have been vastly over-rated; he is one destitute of the necessary qualifications to v the chief magistracy—violent and rash in his measures ; vindictive and unsparing in his resentments, and un satiable in his revenge—a man who by fortuitous circumstances', has been elevated to a rank for ed which lie never had been designed hy nature or ed ucation, and whose elevation to the presidency, might be considered n step towards the dissolution of the Union and the establishment of a monarchy." We should scarcely deem it possible that friend ship could have gone farther than in the proceeding two extracts, if we had not luckily met with a third. The extracts above were written before Senator Benton was a Senator : Listen to what he said after he was elected to the office which he now dignifies and adorns.—At a meeting of the people of St. Louis, he remarked, " If he ('General Jackson) sliall be elected President, he would surround him self with a pack of political bull dogs, to bay at all who dare oppose his measures, For Myself," (listen to the Colonel, how valiantly he talks,) "/'or myself. / cannot think of legislating with a brace of pistols in ,„U beit, I shrill in the event of the election of Gen. Jackson, resign, my seat in Hie Senate' as every inde pendent, mini mill hove to do,or risk his life avd honor!" So said Col. Benton ; and now Col. Benton, forget ting fas a patriot should do,) the former deadly an iinosiiy existing between himself and Jackson, is in favour of electing his ancient and imolicable enemy n» the Presidency. Is not the motive seen through) Clearlv. Col. Benton is tired of public life, in the fi st place, lie has long wished to retire from ils strifes and heart burnings ; but his constituents, (kind souls!) like the greasy mob of London will > ,- • / • , r • . ft, owe lum into service.: he therefore wishes ben - 17, i * i * i w </ • » l; q era! Jackson elected, that he may " resign his . . o , ,j J , seat in the Semde and adduce ,,s previous pledge to do as lus justification. Besides being a peace, b y disposed gentleman, he does not like to eg.sb.te brace of .... ...... .t.. ! event oi his '' resigning his seat in the Senate never entered his head. (however he might like to tight) with a pistols in iiis belt," which lie thinks, (and so do vve) will he necessary if Jackson should be elected Pre sident. There is some-thing savage in such a course, and would remind one of the revolutionary scenes of France, when the military trampled at will upon the civil power. Such no doubt, are the se cret motives winch influence Col. Benton to support General Jackson for the Presidency. We daresvvear the idea of an embassy to a foreign power, in the . From the National Journal. in f. vote of Missouri— that the strength ot , the Administration in Missouri is sufficient tose sure the electoral vote of the state lor Mr. Adams. at the next election we have never seen the least reason to doubt. Dtere are individuals, indeed, who pretend to foresee a different result, and who holdout that General Jackson will inevitably obtain the vote of the state ; founding the assertion on the j fact, that col. Benton was re-elected. It is ver . v well known to all who are acquainted with the state ot public opinion in Mi-siouri. that the re-election of Col. Benton was in opposition to the wishes ot the people ; and it is openly asserted, that the sue cess of col. Benton was brought about by intrigues and corruptions, (of which the colonel affects to have an instinctive and unconquerable horror,) which seduced a majority of the legislature from the allegiance which they owed to their constituents— On ilie subject of the election of col. Jienton, and the. electoral vote of the state, we make the following extract from the Missouri Republican of the 23d ult. :— " If the Representatives from this county had voted ns the senators did, ami the people wished, col. Benton knows well lie would noi now have any cause of exultation. " 'Ve are also among those who believe, that the vote of this state will not he given to General Jack son. This, we are confident, would be the result if the election were held to-day, and wc know, ce.-j tainlv, that the administration is daily gaining friends in every part of the state, while we know of j but one man who has changed in favor of General j Jackson and the Combination, ami l '. is rSÄk^nÄS fur KÄ!" at the election in 1828. In a word, we confidently i anticipate a triumphant majority of the votes of the : people of this Mate in favor of John Quincy Adams, i and vve speak advisedly on this subject. j " Quere —Will Col. Renton, or any body for him. ; bet the amount which he received from the treasury | of the United States,under the name of compensation for attendance and mileage as a member ol the se nate, at the session of 1824-5, against what hisser vices were really worth, that General Jackson gets the vote of this state ? In order to render the closing " quere" intelligi ble to our readers, it mav be necessary to state, that a a an ? his he the sum drawn hy Col. Benton, from thepubUc trea sury, fur his attendance in the United States senate and mileage, at the session commencing on the 6th day of December, 1824, and ending 3d ot March, j 1825, and for attendance at an extra session from i the 4th to the Sltli oi March, 1825, was 23,302 40; j while the sum drawn by Mr. Barton, the other sena tor from Missouri, fur the same attendance, was o nly g!,683 20 ; making a difference of 21,619 20, in lavor of Mr. Benton. If the public received, in the services of Col Benton, an adequate considera tion for this extra charge, why then, there is nothing to be said against it. if not, what are we to think, of the sincerity with which OoJ. Benton mourn» over the prodigal expenditure of the public money, and anathematizing those who draw from the public trea sury the legal remuneration for their services ? GEN. JACKSON AS A STATESMAN, It may not perhaps be unprofitable toexaminc the votes and proceedings of the Convention which tram ed the Constitution of the State of Tennessee, and make extracts therefrom, in order to ascertain by the practice of General Jackson, as a Legislator, how well that practice accords with the professions and declarations of dis trierids EX1RACTS. "From the "Journal ot the Proceeding* of a Convention began and Holden at Knoxville, on the 11th day of January It 96, tor the purpose of form ing a constitution, or torm of Government for the permanent government of the people." The members Iront Davidson county to said Con vention were John M'Nairy, ANDREW JACK BON, James Robertson, ihomas Hardiman and Joel Lewis. . "" 1 uesday, January 12th, 1/96. On motion of Mr- Robertson, resolved, that there be appointed a in committee of two members from cacR county to d™*« « constitution, &c. and Messrs. M'Nairy and Jackson were appointed on said committee for the county ot DavnUon. (bee pa$e 6.) "Monday, February 1, 1796. Mr. Doherty moved and seconded by Mr. Roan, that the tollow in »"ghe inserted as a section of the constitution : ^ po son who publicly denies the beuTg of a God, and «J""™ «égards and punishments, or the Divine au thontv ot the Old and New-1 estants shall hold ils "*tf 111 tl ' e .« v ' l department ot tins State, which vyns agreed to.--(See page 27.) , hen movedandwassecondedhyMr Mitchell, that the words k4 or the divino autnont v ot . , XT , r . , , . v. , q the wu and New-1 esrament" be struck out, which his . . . . , , was objected to : whereuiMin the veas ami nays were to -w | urb Dnhertv. and seconded-by Mr. y s C la' r k, and are as'follows : Messrs. M'Nairy, Jackson, &c of ^ ^ Greenwa ^ &c Tiiis motion did not prevail, though General Jack son voted for it." (P. 17.) three wit From the Baltimore Chronicle. But three days afterwards, to wit : •• Un Thursday, February 4, 1796. Mr. Rhea moved, and was seconded by Mr. Claiborne, that the same words nr the authority of the Old and New-Testament, in the 2d section of the 8th Arti cle be stri ck out which was agreed—whereupon the yeas and nays were called for by Mr. Doherty, and 6 t . corll Jc(l by Mr. Galbreath which are as follows : Yeas, M'Nairy. JACKSON, Robertson, Hardi man, Lewis, Berry. Henderson, Cocke, Mitchell, Outlaw. Clairborni, J. Shelbv, Walton, W. Doug , ag9> Slllltlli ßivan, Buckcnham. Ford, Fort, W. p rince> Handby) Carter and Stewart—27 N Mesïrs . Craig, Greenaway, Black, Glass, H()USt " on) Frazier, Brooks. Rankin, Galbraith, Ba ker _ NrMinn . Anderson, Doherty, Roddye, Roan, Rutlelt „ e< Gammon, White. Adair, Crawford, Tip ^ ant [ Baylor_2b." (See P. 32.) An( , sn j he 9a id words were stricken out, and Then the residue of the section of the 8th article, read a8 fuUovvs . ,. N() persim who pu bUcly denies t | ]g be j n „ 0 f a God a nd future rewards and punish ment hold anv office in the civil department ol thiä Stat e."—Whereupon Gen. Jackson made the full()vvi mt , t ion to wit : Friday. February 5tli. It was then moved by Ml -. Jackson, and seconded by Mr. Mitchell "that tl)e 2(1 S( , ction 0 f t ) le 8t |, Article be struck out—(to wit t(le oj section as aforesaid) which was negativ From the National Jnteldgcncer. T , c «„„„j, Genera Philip Reed, ^ ^rv an , ^ fished, ,n the 1 ahi.nore Chronide. a le te., in reply S'»»* remarks in that paper, « which he makes j the following assertion .n regard to the order tor j shooting the dtsei eis a j , , , StT^iven by Gen. Washington, himself, CoL Henry Lee, of the Virginia fine to make i examples upon the spot, of all deserters taken go : ing to the enemy.' f he question, with whom dm i order originated, does not appear tob.aa.J, j "»ce the case o the Reyolut.onary war has m, ana ; K'V «> tlurt of the m.litia-men during Je late^ war | Had any of General Jackson's soM.ersbeed caught, ^ ^ 'Orican J, ' f,; enemy, no one wouiu e'erm , . . »hooting them on the spot. Bot tj««*« » ■ '«re shot for gcnti^Aome, (not deserting to the me) when they believed that their term ot servie expired, and when, as itn o Y v^i.-vp i«Eb gal term of service had AC IT ALLY LaLJKLli ed. On motion of Mr. Rhea the word " publicly stricken out. On the foregoing 1 leave my readers to draw their own conclusions. REMEMBRANCER. The Editor of the Gazette will please copy the above in his paper. was er I .