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, I Saturday Morning, August 30, 1862. FOR CONGRESS. Hon. Jonn IIltciino, of Trumbnll. Von. lUmu. CAnwKLUj AglliftVula.: Hom. Armkr Kkllooq, Hon. O.r. Brown, 1 p . FOR CONGRESS. UNION CONGRESSIONAL CONVENTION, 19TH DISTRICT. The ondersiirned, believing that the Unit and Vfltieal duty of all loyal citi-ena, Irrespective of iiriient support of the Uovtrtrieot or parly.w an lo maintain nit aaprruincj wi m v-- ptKution, and to secore the suppresaioo of the anholy rebellion cordially Invite all loyal siti-ena In (he 19th Congressional District, wba are op poed to all compromises with traitor, who ara la favor orthe vigwoos prosecution of the war with all the aids the government cao con trol, and the confiscation of the property of the rebel, and the liberation 01 tbeir slaves as ue Rnp.1 br the act of Congress and approved of the emancipation policy as proposed by rreoidont and sanctioned by Congress aou tl who regard the preservation of the Got f rumen t as of more importance then the fire serration of Slavery are requested to meet at their nsaal places of holding elections io their several townships, on Saturday, Angus! 30, 1862, at such hour as shall be designated by the Committees of the several Counties, and elect Delegates to a District Convention to be held at UarretUville, la the Connty o( Portage, on Tuesday, the 2d Cay or Septem ber next, at erevea o'clock A. M., t oomi sate a candidate te represent said District in the 38th Congress. Delegates to said convention will be 1 dele gate fur every 109 votes east for Gov. Tod at I he election or jboi, to wit : Gcanga County number of delegates Portage do do do Trumbull do do do Mahoning do do do Ashtabula do - do do 19 33 40 25 34 The comity apportionment of delegate will be made by the county committees. W. C. Howkixs, H. Fassitt, T. J. MeL-m, Ewd. Spbib, Com. for Ashtabula Co. i Com. fcr Tramball Co. 9 j Com. for Mahoning Co Jonw Wstwobb, J. Dbhabs, L. K. Dmfkk; Com. for Gesuga Co. II.Y. Bkebk, Com. for Portogi Co. In compliance with the above call, those vo ters of Asblabola eosuty, who subscribe to its principles, wHl meet in tbeir respective town ships at the wool place of holding elections, at 3 o clock, p. m. of Saturduy, August 30tb, 1862, and choose by ballot, ooe delegate from each township, aod ooe additional one from each of the townships of Ashtabula, Conneaut, Geneva, Jefferson, Kiogsville and Monroe. COUKTT CONVENTION. ' At the same time end places indicated above, the same voters will select delegates to attend a Count v nominating Convention, to be held at Jefferson, on Thursday, the 4th day of Septem ber next, to nominate one county Auditor, oae county Recorder, one county Commiesiooer ana one virecior 01 luurmary. The number of Delegates from each town ship being apportioned according to the nam' vAshubula 9 Morgan 4 Aostiuburg 4 Monroe 5 Andover 3 New Lyme 2 C'onneant 10 Orwell 3 Colebrook 3 Pierpont 3 Cherry Valley 3 Plymouth 2 Dorset 1 Borne 2 Denmark 2 Richmond . 3 Geneva 6 Sheffield 3 HarpersSeld" - 4 Sayboe4 5 Hartpgrove 3 Trumbull 3 Jefferson , 5 Windsor 4 Kiogsville 6 . Williamsfield 3 Lenox 3 Weyne 4 W G. HOWELLS. For Ms CmtgntrntmrnT Cb ittn. D. CADWELL. Of JtkltbuU Gs. Ctmlrml Ommtttt. For the Weekly Telegraph. Enemies at Home. y.K. Editor : I inclined to offer few thoughts on . Ibe question, Who are our real enemies, at this ethical period of our national history T I apprehend that while we are fighting Joff. Davis, and his marshaled legions, theie msy ba many a secret foe Bears? home, who tried by the loyal standard, will be found equally the enemies of our country. Tbey have a way of aiding, comforting and adhering to the enemy, as fatal to our triumph as though enrolled, arm ed aod in the camp of our foe. They are the more dacgeroa because nearer the heart of in fluence, and can poison and infect the public and thus become sappers and miners of north' era loyalty. Of all enemies, a concealed one is most to. be dreaded, one who instead of open field and fair fight, larks in ambash to , accomplish by stealth what could not be achiev ed by valor. He may wear the livery of a hero, boar the flag-of his country, ami ply the silvery tongue, while in secret sympathy with secession and treason. ' One important end gained by this civil war, is the development of character. A people should be jealeua of their rights and watchful of men set to guard and protect tbem. It has been our fault, that we have been too easy and negli gent ; that we have trusted to oaths and hon or as if all men were immutably bwaodaod obe diaut to such solemn obligations. Oor sooSr denca has been rewarded with treachery and treason, and the nation staggers bow ander the blows of mea entrusted with oar liberties. Any m&a may pass current foe a patriot da ring the calm of national prosperity ; because there is ba occasion for words or deeds that awaken suspicion, or convict men of duloyaliy. Bat the trial eomes,.abd that heart is spontane ous io its utterances, wbelber true or false to reynblicaa liberty, lleae almost every Una muaily 6nds. springing up in its very midst, men whose sympathies consign them to rank with the tUIowers-of Jeff. Davis. They do not, because tbey dure not exactly avow sympathy and. fellowship with rebellion ; but they are asaxiugly leaky and shaky, and there are words and maimers of the heart's coinage, which clear ly rsvual the buer-niuu. Only transplant them to a southern clime, and tbey become genial elements of tbs confederacy. In the north they are sxolios-i hecoa their tender sympathies aud anxieties for oar "southern brethren," aud their "peculiar institutions." They are great sticklers for the "coDslHption as it is," sod the "union as it vus," of course, guaranteeing slavery to the euii.of time, and catching negroes to lb ead of cieulun, 1 Uocle gam has jurisdiction. Tbey go ia for victory without bloodshed that Is s. cession blood fos the sacred rights of property, especially contraband ; aud tbe propriety of un ioD soldiers acting as a guard and police to pre vent tie loss or escape of lacK property. Tbey are tw jbly'afr aiJ of Measures that will "iuitate, aud have a niorUu tijead of proclamations Uit grouiiw, rebels a righteous ratiibatkm. - '1 1..-! bavs a great antipathy to certain gcui-. &Lo4' sU-iegeiifc mea urea prorn tbey nra lo earnest Ileoco Ihcir dinr.ppro.al of, and complaints against Hunter, Freivout, olJ Hen nailer, and all that, class who nave dared to tooch slavery. They also manifest a peculiar soleen against certain nubile men. known as staunch reformers mea who would kill slavery K 9 - . - . . a lbs means of saving the life of our couu- try. Sumner, Wade, Giddings, Greeley, and scores of others of kiudred sympathy, are gra ve ry charged with the guilt and responsibility of this war. aud are the scape goa s to bear the sins of the people. Indeed, but for the "irrita tion of southern fueling," occasioned by such men, there would Lavs been no ' war. We had only to concede to every demand, yield territo ry for slavery to eulargo Itself, let the South rule the ratios, and our "southern brethren." would never have drawn the sword 1 Mr. Editor, claims like the above is not mere earricature. Such sentiments and utter ances have beeo. Perhaps just now, when the iron rod of power to punish treason is uplifted, men may be more prudent ; bnt the past fur nishes examples. It has been this spirit that has half paralyzed the potent arm of the North. It was the expectation of such sympathy from the North that encouraged Jeff. Davis and co. to raise the standard of rebellion. Aud it will be by the extinction of this spirit that the united North will be able to pat down this rebellion, "For, or against," should be our motto, aud be should be held an eucmy whoso treason ablu insinuations weaken the arm of power, and di vide the counsels of patriotic men. Honest minds may differ about men aod measures, but honest hearts cannot sympathise with rebels. Sympathy with mea in crime is to become ac cessory. Words of "comfort" may not be ot tered in the ear of hiss, whose hand is lifted to Strike the fratracidal blow. The nation must be terribly in earnest, and its measures must not be a milk-and-water policy. We want no strut egy thnt trifles with life and liberty. We want no words t bst soften down this rebellion into a 1 childish freak. The nation bleeds at every pore. Ten thousand circles saBctiGed by the most sa cred associations, have been riven, and be win can apologise for the miserable men who have inflicted these- evils, Is not entitled to the name of loyal citizen. Such are our enemies, and must be held refponsible at the bar of national C. Emancipation. A Washington dispttch of a day or two since pot forth the state- msnt that the President had prepared, some time since, a proclamation: of Emancipation in accordance with the law of congress, to take effect on the 1st of December next, should the rebellion continue r that it had been submitted to the cabinet nud all wire io favor of it except Messrs. Seward and Blair, and these gentlemen persistently and resolutely opposed it, and therefore it has not been promulgated. The coptue of Fort DonaTdson, a strug gle and loss at Cumberland Gup, Pope re treating and io peril, a terrible bloody Gght on the Rappahannock, nnd the fall of Segel, was the discouraging news of lust week af ter going to press. A little time, hns how ever, shown the falsity of each of ihe.se statements, and pat upon them a very cn conraguig aspect, such indeed, as bad any foundation whatever. Fort Donaldson, in stead of having been surrendered, was de fended with much spirit and gallantry by four companies of the 71st Ohio, against a superior force of toe cneasr, and tho rebels repulsed. Pope has formed a junction with McClellan end Burnside, and therefore iu no very serious danger, lien, Morgan, at Cumbeiluud Gap is tafe, and the position strengthened, and the bloody battle and death of Segel on the Rappahannock, is all moonshine. Tuesday, brought an account of one of the cutest pieces of strategy of tbe war, in which Segel sufficiently estab lishes the fact there is uo want of life aud ability to cope with tbe rebels, still left in his posession. The. accouut will be fouud io another place. Tbe London Ntut has on editorial on the rapid expansion of the emancipation idea in the prosecution of the American war. It was not to be expected, it says, that the northern people would see at the ontset, that the extinction of slavery was the true aim and only practicable issue to put an end to tbe war. The extinction of slavery is now nndonbtedly becoming the waster element of tbe struggle. The crisis is passing. Every moment makes new abo liiionists, and when there is enough of them to satisfy President Lmcolo, he will speak tbe word and make the sigo which will save the republic. ' Stbacstv. A Rappabaaock correspond ent states that on the morning of the 21st the rebels opened a battery on our centre and continued vigorously to throw shot and shell for several hours. A littlo higher up it was discovered that the enemy bad during the uight erected a bridge over the river ; at this poiut the most successful affair of tbe day is reported to have occurred. In the vicinity of this bridge was one of Siegel's batteries, on which the rebels open ed a brisk fire, to which for a time our bat tery replied with spirit, in a little while our fire slackened and then ceased, tho bat tery baring been apparently silenced or withdrawn. ' Three rebel regiments now rushed across the brigde, and Sigel offered no opposition. Everything teemed favorable.but the aceue soon changed. No sooner bad they cross ed than Sigel opened his battery on the bridge,the fourth shot completely demolish ca it, aud at tbe same time a deadly fire of musketry assails the rebels in front. Their retreat cut off no hope was left.. A few shots from our batter, a charge aud tbey are oars, not a man escapes. Nearly 2000 are said to have been cap tured and abont 450 killed aod wounded. The euemy having failed in this now burled forward tbeir forces with impetuosi ty, and strove to outflank Sigel by crossing at ir en Hi's Jrord, but -Pope order up Buk and Reno to the aid of 6igel, and the enemy la again repulsed and moves higher op tberirer. , . : How unit attempt of the cnemj soo ceeJtd I bare not jet learned. " , C. The Prayer of Twenty Millions. To Aeainxa I.itcov, Veval e iAs V. Slates i Dear Sin: I do Dot Intrude to tell .a i . you tor sou mu am,-, .nwuj-iu.ia RrcM proportion 0. tnoae w no iriumpii.a p vour election, aud of all who desire th unqualified suppression of the Rebellion now desolating oar country, are soroly dis appointed and deeply pained by the policy you seem to be pursuing with regard to the slaves of Rebels. 1 write only to set eucciently and unmistakably before you. what we require, what we thiuk we have a right to expect, and of what we complain. 1. We require of you, as the first ser vant of the Republic charged especially and preeminently with this duty, that you kxk cctetur laws. Most emphatically do we demand that such laws us have been re cently euacted, which therefore may fairly be presumed to embody the prtstnt will aud to be dictated by the present need of tbe Republic, and wbicb.afier due consideration have received your personal sanction, shall by carried into full effect, and that you Dubliclv and decisively instruct you subordi nates that such laws exist, that they are binding on all functionaries and citizens, and that they are to bo obeyed to the letter. II. We thiuk you are strangely and disastrously remiss in the discharge of your official aud imperative duty with regard to the emancipating provisions of the new Confiscation Act. Those proviiions weie designed to right Slavery with Liberty. Tliey prescribe that men loyal to the Union, and willing to shed tbeir blood in ber behalf, shall no longer be held, with the Nation's consent, in bondage to persis tent malingdtil traitors, who for 20 years have been plotting and for sixteen months have becu lighting to divide and destroy our couu try. Wby these traitors should be treated with tenderness by you, to tho prcjud.ee of the dearest rights ol loyal men, we caunoi conceive. I I I. We think you are nuduly influenced by the counsels, tbe representations, the incnut-es, of certain fossil politicians' hail ing fiom Dorder Slavo Stales. Knowing well that the heartily, uncouditionully loyal portion of the White citizens of thoso Stales do not expect nor dusire that Slavey shall bo upheld lo tbe prejudice of the Union (for the truth lo which we appcnl not only lo every Republican residing in those States, but lo such eminent loyalists as li Winter Davis, Parson lirownlow, the Union Central Commiltco of Balti more, and to Tht Nashville Union) wo ask tbe inciting cuu-e and sustaining base of treason : tho most slave holding sections ol Maryland aud Delewaro being this day, ihougli uudcr the Uuion dug, iu full sympa thy with the Rebellion, while the Free Labor portions of Tennessee and of Texas, though writhing under the bloody heel of Tieu.-on, ure unconquerably loyal to the Union. So emphatically is this the rase, that a most intelligent Union banker of Baltimore recently avowed his confident Utl.ef t hut a minority of the preseul Legis luiu:e of Murylutid, though elected as nnd still profe.-sing lo be Unionists, arc at heart desiiou. of the triumph of the Jiff Davis tou-piiucy ; and when asked bow tbey could be wuu buck to loyalty, replied "Only by the complete Abolition of Slav ery." It seetues lo us ihe most obvious iruih, that whatever streugthens or forti fies Slavery iu the Border States stretig tl e.is also Treason, nnd drives homo the wedge iuieuded lo divide the Uuion. Had you from the first refused to recognize iu those States as here, any other tbau un conditional loyalty that which stands for the Union, whutcvermay become, of Sluv ery those States would buve been, and would b, far more helpful and less trouble some to tbe deleiide-s of the Uuiou than tbey have been, or now are. IV; We thiHk limid counsels in such a crisis calculated to prove perilous, ana probably disastrous. It ia the duty of a Uoverumeni so wautouly, wickedly assailed by Rcbeluou as ours has been lo oppose force to force iu a dt-Dmit, dauntless spirit. It coiinol ufford to temporize with traitors nor with semi tritors. It mast not bribe tbem to behave themselves, nor make them fair promises in the hope ofMisarniing their Coust'less hostility. Representing a brave and high spirited people, it can afford to forfeit anything else better than its own seir-respcct. or their admiring conuuence. For our Government even to seek, after war has been made on it, to dispel the af fected apprehensions of armed traitors that their cherished ptivileges may be assailed by it, is to iuvite iusult and encourage hopes of its own dawniall. The rush to ai ms of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, is tbe true answer at once to tbe Rebel raids of John Morgan and tbe traitorous sophistries of Beriuu Magoffin. Y. We complain that the Union cause has suffered, aud it now Buffering immen sely, from mistaken deference to Rebel Slav ery. Had you, Sir, in your Inaugural Address, unmistakably given notiee that, in case the Rebellion already commenced were persisted in, aud your efforts to pre serve the Union and entorce tbe laws should be resisted by armed force, you would re cognize no loyal person as rightfully Add in Slavery 4r a traitor, we believe tbe Rebel lion would therein have received a stagger ing if not fatal How. At that moment, according to the returns, of the most re cent elelions, the Uuionistg were a large majority of the voters of the Slave Stales. But tbey were composed in good part of tbe aged, the feeble, the wealthy, the the timid the young, the reckless, the aspiring, the adventurous, bad already been largely lured by the gamblers and negro-traders, tbe politicians by trade and the conspirators by instinct, into tbe toils of treason. Had you then proclaimed that Rebellion would strike the shackles from ihe slaves of every traitor, tbe wealthy and tbe cantious would have beeu supplied with a powerful inducement lo remain loyal. As it was, every coward In the South soon became a traitor from fear ; for Loyalty was perilous. while Treason seemed com paratively safe. Hence the bousted unan imity of the South a unanimity based on Rebel terrorism and the fact that immunity and safety were found on that side, daDger aud probable death on ours. Tbe Rebels from the first have been esger to confiscate imprison, scoorage and kill: we have fought wolves with the devices of sheep. Tbe result is just what might bave been ex pected. Tens of thousands are fighting iu tbe Rebel ranks to day whose original bias and natural leanings would bave Ted them iuto ours. - VI. W complain that the confiscation Act which you approved is habitually dis regarded by your Generals, and that no word of rebuke for them from you has yet reached the public ear. Fremont's Procla mation and Hunter's Order fsvoring Em ancipation were promptly annulled by you; while Hatleck's No. S, forbidding fugitives from Slavery to Rebels to come within Lis lines an order as unmilitary as - inhuman, aud wbiuh received the hearty approbation of every traitor In America with scores of like toudency, have never provokeJ even your remonstrance. We complain that the t. - - ..t..t. 1 .Mr uiucuia vi Juui' ai uja. Hate uauivusn; pelled rather than invited the approach of slaves who would have gladly taken the risks escaping from their Rebel masters to our camps, bringing intelligence often of Inostimablo value to tho Union causo. We complain that those who have thus escaped to us, avowing a willingness to do for us whatever might be , required hove been brutally and madly repulsed, and often surrendered to be scourged, maimed and tortured byhe ruffmn traitors, who pre tend to own them. We complain that a large proportion of jur regular Army Offi cers, wiih many of the Voluuteers, evince far more solicitude to uphold Slavery than to put down the Rebellion. And finally, we complain that you Mr. President, elect ed as a Republican, knowing well what an abomination Slavery is, and how r-mpati-cally it is the core and essence of this atrocious Rebellion, seem never io interfere with these atrocities, and never give a di rection to JOir Military subordinates, which docs not appear to have been con ceived in the interest of Slavery rather than of Fnednm. . VII. Let me cnll your attention to the recent trogedy in New Orleans, whereof the fiicts are obtained entirely throngh Pro Slavery channels. A considerable body of resolute, oMe bodied men, held in Slav ery by two Rebel Sugar-planters in defiance of the Coufi'catioc Act which yoa have aj proved left plantations thirty miles distant and made thair way to the great mart of the Soulh-W est, which they know to be in the undisputed possession of tho Uuion forces. They made their way Rnfely aud quietly through thirty miles of Rebel terri tory, expecting to find freedom under the protcctiou of our'flng. Whether they had or bad not beard of ihe passagoof the Con fiscation Act, they reasoned Jogically that we could not kill them for deserting the service of their lifelong opprcsors, who hud through treason become our implacable enemies. They came to us for liberty and protection, for which Ihey were willing to render their bestsei vine: they.met with bos tility, captivity.and murder. .The barking of the base curs of Slavery ia this quarter deceives no one not even themselves. They say, indeed, that the negroes had no right to nppcnr in New-Orleans aimed (with ihcir inplcmcuts of daily labor iu the cane field) ; but no one doubts that they would gladly have laid these down if assured that they should be free. They were set upon nnd maimed, captured and killed, because they fonght tho benefit of that net of Congres which they may not siieciGcully have heard of, but which none tlic less the law of the hind which they h.id a clear right to the benefit of which it was somebody's duty to publish far and wide, in order that so many as posible should be impelled to desist from serving Rebels and the Rebellion and como over to the side of the Union. Tlify snnght their liberty in strict accordance, with I lie law of the land they were butchered or recnslaved for so doing by the help of tbe Union soldiors enlisted to fight against Slaveliolding Treason. It was some body's fuult that they were so murdered if others shnU hereafter suffer in like man tier, in default of explicit and public direc liou to your generals that they aro to re cognize and obey the Confiscation Act, tho world w ill lay tho blame on you. Whether you will choose to bear it through future History and at the bar of God, I will not judge. I can only hope. VJII. On tho face of this wide earth, Mr. President, there is not one disinterested determined, intelligent champion of tbe Union causo who does not feel that all attempts to put down tho Rebellion and at the same time uphold its inciting cause are preposterous aud futile that the Rebel lion, if crushed out to morrow, wonld be renewed wi hin a year if Slavery were K ft iu full vigor that Array officers who re main to this day devoted to Slavery can at best be but half-way loyal lo the Uuion uud that every hour of deference to Slaverv is an hour of added and deepened peril to the Uuion. I appeal to the testimony of your Luibassadors iu Europe. It it freely at your service, not at mine. Ask them to lull you candidly whether the seeming subservincy of your policy to tbeslavebold mg, slavery upholding interest, is not the perplexity, the despair of statesmen of all parties, aud be admonised by tbe general answer I IX. I cloe as I began with the state ment that what an immeuse majority of the Loyal Millions of you countrymen require of you is a frank, declared, unqualified, ungrudiug execution of tbe laws of the laud, more especially of the Confiscation Act. lbat Act gives freedom to tbe Blaves of Rebels coming within our lines, or whom those lines mnj at any lime in close we ask you to render it Iduo obedi ence by publicly requiring.allyour subordi nates to recognize and obey It. iue Rebels are everywhere using the late anli ncgro riots in the North, as they have long used your officer' treatmeut of negroes in the South, to convince the slaves that have nothing to hope from a' Union success that we mean in that case to sell them Iuto a bitterer bondage to defray the cost of the war. Let them impress this as a truth on tbe great mass of tbeir ignorant and credu lous bondmen, aud the Union will never be restored never. We cannot conquer Ten Millions of People united in solid phalanx against ns, powerfully aided by Northern sympathizers and European al lies. We must have scouts, guides, spies, cooks, teamsters, diggers and chopers from the Blacks of the South, whether we allow tbem to figbt for us or not, or we shall be bafUed and repelled. As one of the mill ions who would gladly bave avoided this struggle at any sacrifice bat that of Prin ciple aud Honor, but who now feel that the triumph of tbe Uuion indispensa ble not only to tbe existence of our coun try but to the well-being of mankind, I en treat you lo render a hearty aud unequiv ocal obedience to the law of the laud. HORACE GREELEY. New York, August 19, 1862. The President's Reply. EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, CITY, D, C., August 22 1862. To Hon. Horace Grecly i Dear Sib I have just read yours of the HUh inst., addressed to my myself throngh the New York Tribune. If there be iu it any statements or assumption of fact which I may know to be erroneous, 1 do not now and here controvert them. If there be any inferences, which I may believe to be falsely drawn, I do not now aod here argne them. If there be preemptible iu it any impudent aud dictatorial tone, I wave it io defence to an old friend whobe h;art I have always supposed to be right. As to 'the policy I seeji to be pursuing, os yon sny, I bnve not meant to leave any One to doubt. I wonld save the Union J 1 would save it In the shortest wsy under the Cciir.tittior,. Tito soonr-i tic SmIiou, u thoritycan be restored, the nearer tho Union will be the Union as it was. If there be those who would not save the Uuion, unless they could at tho samo time save slavery, I do not agree with them. If thero bo those who would not save tho Union, unless they could atthe same time, destroy slavery, 1 do not ogree with them. ' My paramount object , is to rave tho Union aud not either to save or destroy slavery. If I could save the Uuion with out freeing any slaves, I would do it ; and if I could save it by freeing all slaves. I would do It ; and If I could save It by free ing some and leaving others alone, I would do that. What I do abont slavery end colored race, I do because I believe It helps to save this Uuion, and what I forbear, I forbear because I do not belicveait would help to save the Union, I shall do less whenever I shall believe I am doing hurt to the cause, and I shall do more whenever I believe I am doing more will help the cause. I shall try to correct errors when shown to be errors, and I shnll adopt new view as fnst as they shall appear to be true views. I have here stated my purposo according to my view of official duty, and I intend no modi fication of my oft-expressed personal wish that all men could be free. A. LINCOLN. Mr. Greeley's Response. Dear Sir : Although I di 1 not antici pate nor seek any reply to my former letter unless through your officiul acts, I thank you fur tinting accorded one, since it ena bles me to sny explicitly that nothing was further from my thought than to impeach in any manner the sincerity or the intensity of your devotion to the saving of the Uuion. I neror doubted, and have no friends who doubted, aud have no friend who doubts, that you desire, before ond above all else, to re establish the now derided authority and vindicate the territorial integrity of the Republic. I intended to rasie only this Question Do tow propose to do this bv recog nizing, obeying,and enforcing the laws, or by ignoring, disregarded, and in effect defying them 1 I stand upon the law of thejand. The humblest bus a clear right to invoke its protection and support against even the highest. That law in strict accordance with the law of Nations, of Nature, and of God declures that every traitor now en gug'id in the infernal work of destroying cur country bus forfeited thereby all claim or color of right lawfully to bold human be ings iu Slavery. I ask of you a clear and public recognition thnt this law is to be obeyed wherever ihe Nulioual authority is respected. I cite to you instances wherein men fleeing from bondage to traitors to the protcctiou of our flag have been assaulted, wounded and murdered by soldiers, of the Union unpunished uud unrebuked by your (Jeucml Commanding to prove that it is your duty to tuke action in the premises-action that will cause the law to be proclaimed and obeyed wherever your-aulhority or tbal of the Uuion is recognized as paramount. The Rebellion is strengthened, the National ciiuso is imperiled by every hour's delay to s'i'ike Treason tbis siaggcring blow. When Ficmout proclaimed Freedom to the slnyes of Rebels, you constrained him lo modify his proclamation iuto rigid accor dance with tbe terms of the existing law. It was your clear right to do so. . 1 now ask of you conformity to the principle so sternly enforced npon him.. I ask of you lo instruct your Gene nls and Commodores that do loyal person certainly none willing to render service to the Nulioual cause is henceforth to be regarded as the slave ol any traitor. While no rightful Govern ment was ever before aasaileJ by so wanton and wicked a rebellion as that of the slave holders against our National life, I am sure none ever before hesitated at so simple and primary an act of self defense as to relieve those who would serve and save it fiom chattel scivitude to those who are wading through sens of blood to subvert nnd de stroy it. Future generation will with diffi culty reulizc that there could have beeu hesiiatiou on this point. Sixty years of geueral and boundless subserviency to the Slave Power do uot adequately explaiu it Mr. President, I beseech you to open your eyes to the fact that tbe devotees of Slavery everywhere just as much in Mary land as in Mississippi, in Washington as in Richmond are to-day your enemies, aod tbe implacable foes of every effort to rees tablish the National authority by tbe dis cotuGturo of its assailants. Tbeir President is not Abraham Lincoln, but Jefferson Diivis. Yoo may draft them to serve in tbe war : but they will only fight under the Rebel flug. There is not in New-York to-day a man who really believes in Slavery, loves it, aud desires its perpetuation, who heartily desire the crushing out the Rebel ion. He would much rather save tho Republic by buying up and pensioning off its assailants. His "Union as it was" 18 a Uoiou of which you were not President, and no one who truly wished Freedom to All ever could be. - If these are troths, Mr. President, they are surely of the gravest importance. You cannot s tfely approach the great and good end you so intently meditate by shutting your eyes to tbem. Your deadly foe is not blinded by any mist in which four eyes may be enveloped. He walks straight to bis goal, knowing well bis weak point.and most uuwillingly betraying his fear that you too may see and take advandtage of it. God grant that his apprehension may prove pro phetic. That yon may not unreasonably perceive tbeso vital truths as tbey will sbiuo forth on tbe pages of History that tbey may be read by our children irradiated by the glory of our isational salvation, not render ed lurid by the blood-red glow of National conflagration and ruiu that yoo may promptly and practically realize that slave ry is to be vauquished only by Liberty is the fervent and axious prayer of HORACE GREELEY. New York, Aug. 24, 1862. Fobt Dona ldfon. A special to the Cincin nati Commercial writes from the Fort that The rebels under Woodward, the same that took Clarksville, made an attack on the 1' or t, but were repulsed with tbe loss of 80 killed and wounded. Col. Wood ward's horse was killed under him, and bis saddle and pistols are now In our pos session. Ihe rebels sent a flag of truce previovs to the attack, demanding the sur render. The question was put to the offi cers and every man voted No. - . : Tbe enemy's force consisted of 450 Infan try; 335 cavalry,and two field pieces. The Fort was under the command of Major Hart, with foor companies of the " 1st Ohio, Jul. Rodney Mason's regiment. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. jTinTTuGKTAUoroey and (Jouusellor atXaw, mi Ju.iloo nr the Few. Mitin 8trt, or Moiriwmi NOTICK is hereby given that the Co-P,.rlnl-hln hurrtnrnra a.l.lln tlnSkr the Mm Mid Arm of COOK TRAIT, la thl da? dlMolrnS hf tfuwon of the non-piftrmiie nr Mid O. O. rrelt of the oonnttloM ol the eoptrtoerahlp. The undent rned will ennllmie the bul ntM t the old ,Und, orer Mnirtenn e Htore, to whom ell rejr monte mii.l be made, end who mil eettle ell Irrel llnbllitlri egHlnat Ihe eme. J, K COOK.. Aahlnhula, Aurnpt ftith, !!, SIAA1 Ileal Estate For Salo BY ORDER OF (iOURT, ON. tho 30th day of September, a. j. 1RM, at thrte o'eloca In the AlWnomi. on the pirei Idm, will be eold to the blglieat bidder, Ux iollowleg real ee ute, ae the property of William Brown, deceased, - to wit. ultnatcd In the towmhlp end eoonlj of Aantatmla, and lUle of Ohio, to wit, ebout Cljty-two acres, In Lot num ber fmirtern 14 end One acre In Lot number Brtoen 1 and bounded ae follow, to wit North bjr land contracted to one Hiram Hrolth by John A. Oranger, by eon tract dated Oc tober 6tb, and ianda of Tele Sweet, Kaat by the land, of the aald I'el.g 8 root arorenald. South by the cen ter of the North Hid ire Road, and Weit by land, of VlnUimp Watroua, excepting and reeervinr therefrom Uie track of the Clereland, I'alneeTllle and A.htahula Railroad ea now reneed out, 100 feet wide and auhject to aU lilgbwaj, laid out there on. Alan, ene other piece of hnd ellnalet In the tnwnahtp afore ald, being an orchard containing between two and tbree acree of land, deeoribed ae rollnwa, to wit. beginning at a point In the center of the North Ridge Road where the eaat Due of aald Hinthmp Watroua lend and tbe Mouth Weat corner of Uie land flratabore deeoribed meet, thence running South on the rime eouree of the eald Kaat line of aaid Wairooe land, twenty-eeren roda to Uie centerof the eouth fence of aaid or chard, thence Kaat parallel with the aaid North Kldge Road twulve roria and eleven liuka, tlience North parallel with Uie flrat line twenty-eeren rode to the center of eald mad, thence along the center of eald North Ridge Roed twelve rode and eleven linaa to the place of beginning. Appraiaed at $J,6HH. Term, of elle one-third In hand, one-third in one-year, and one-third in two years from the day of sale, payment to be on Interest and secured on the premlaee sold. J. R. COOK. Admlnlatratorof William Brown, Sec'd. Aalitahuln, Angnafiith, lwi itnoS 1ST of Letters Remaining in the Post 4 Office, Ashtabula, Ohio, August 21, ltxs i Anderson at Allyn M 8 Alderman Almond Avery rbebo RabblltJnhnD baker Thotnee Ilulirtueli Hester A Iluttnn Wm Raraum VloiS Ilcckwith R Brown llanny Bonnell R L riaibcr Ililo Bunnell O D Cone Hamuel Canfield John at Cole Rev L V Crall a Co Messrs Luther Ilolph J C Kston Aldermaa Ewcll a Earl Mrs Harriet M Fuller Mi Eliut (iris old Rev S T Hydo Mrs i Hawley Edward K D arris Burgees k Co ntng w Kingaley Miss Mary O Leats . Md) Iue n r McQuire John MelAurin Alfred UoFherson tieorge . Morse Mist Agnes Mott D A Pierce Samantha Parmenter Orvllle K I'lcrceton Thomas Robinson Chandler Rose Byroe U Ryley Col Fawyer Milby A Smith Major 8 B Smith John John Smith Tahe Abigail Wheeler C Henry Williams Giles Wright Mrs Adeline Wllliaais Mrs A J Warren John A Wtlenx WHHam Persona celling tor the above, will please aay Anvsariaie n. nAttrtK-, m. Notice. rPHE Undersigned will offer for Sale at I Pnhlie Auction, at tbe late residence of CALVIN 0. THAYER, deceased, on Wednesday, tbe 10th day of September, 1862, the Goods and Chatties of said deceased, eonatstlng ef the ooe undivided fourth part of the Schooner New Lisbon, the Sails, Boat, Anchors, Cabels and appeitenanees. Sale tn commence at 10 o'clock A. M. Terms : Notes at thiee months with two good .sureties will be taken. JIAKY T11A YKK, Ashtabula, August IS, 18G2. 3tfi0t Admlniatra'rix. MASTER'S SALE of Lands stud Tcacnneati. Ashtabula Common Pleas, June Term, 18C2. M.invm II. Cuatma.v, vs. Order of Ssle. D. W.BK.VJAMIH and others, BY virtue of an ORDER of SALE duly Issued from said Court In the above ease, tn ma directed, I will offer for sale by way of public auction at the a oor 01 we wun uoase id Jeilerenn, Ashtabula County, Ohio, ; on Saturday the 20A day of Sept., A. D. 18C2, between the hours of 10 and 4 o'clock of said day, the one on- uiviuea nan oi tne lonowtng aoscrinea Unas and Tenements, to-wit: Being a part ot Town Lot No. SO in the Village of Jelfe.-son, on Jefferson Street, In the County of Ashtabula, and titate of Ohio, by nnd then or theretofore owned by Timo thy Stone. East by the east line of stid lot. and eitendine aouth 64 feet fiom the south line ef said Stones land. South by a Hue parallel with salt! north line, and fil)' feet south therefrom, being 6 rods and 0 feet In width East and Went, and 61 H feet North and South, toe-ether with all the tools and machinery thereto appertaining and belonging. . n. A. wiiiuitr, Bhenll. as 8iecial Master Comniiaeloner. Sheriff's Office. August 11th, 1852. 6tOlHlf476. MASTER'S SALE of Laud, aud Tenements. Ashtabula Common l'leas, Juno Term, 1862. S. H. Farrinqton, vs. Edward Hills, et el. Order of Sale. BY Virtue of an ORDER of SALE duly Issued from said Court, In the above ease, to me di rected, I will offer for sale by way of public auction, at the door of the Court House in Jefferson Ashtabula eonuty,Ohio, on Saturday the 207ft day of Sept., A. D. 1862, Between tbe hours of 10 and 4 o'clock of aald day the follow ing described Inds and Tenements, to.wit: bitunte In the County of Ashtabula, and the Incorporated Vll lnire of Aahtabula. Being the House and I.n then occu pied by Edward and Huldah M. Hills, as a dwelling, and Uie same land deeded by Samuel Harris and wile by deed, dat ed February 2th, 1854, and is bounded North By lands of O. II. Fitch, east by Park Street, south by lands of Oeorge Wil lanl, and West by lands nf said Willard. and lands of said Fitch. EDWAKD A. WRlflHT. Sheriff, Aa 8pecUl Master Commissioner. Sheriffs Office, Aug tilth, l&tii. , 61600476. Sheriffs' Sale of Goods & Chatties. Ashtabula Common Pleas, October Term, 1858. Joesph B. Crosby rs. Ransom, Gibbs 4: Ransom. Tin Tend Ex. BY Virtue of a TIu Vend Ex duly Is ned from Mid Court. In tho mhivrm mm I will offer for nale by way ot public anotlon at tli FaveUirr T..kn : I J IX.. t .t n ,i i. ' srvuu 4WUOVUI IU 4VA4VA LeTUBUejiU AAWIAIJUU. IsDa. UIilOa on Friday the 29th day ef August, A. D. 1862 between the hours of 10 and 4 o'clock of said day, the follow! ing debcrlbed Goods and Chattlas, to wit i 1 Double Custom Carding Machine, 2 Droad power Looms, 3 Narrow power Looms, 1 Spinning Jack. . , K. A. WRIGHT, Sheriff- Sheriffs' Offloe, August 14th, 1802. 8to0& Geneva Clothing Establishment WIL CROW ELL, Ready Made Clothing, Cents Furnishing Goods, Hats and Caps, Boots and Shots, Trunks, . Carpet Bags, Valises, Satechels, efe, etc ' No. t. Pearl Ftreet opposite the Cnloa Boose. Groaxo-errsave OIilo. We have Jest received a fresh supply of the above articles - 1 .1 ; which we are offering (for Cash or Heady Pay) at prices te suit the tlsaee. We believe In the old adage, that "a nimble six pence Is better then a alow shilling," end fix oar prices ee eordlnfly. Thankful fur the patronage which hag been extended since we "ran oat oar shingle," we hope by strict stteoUon to business, honest and upright dealing with our fellew-snea to merit and receive a eoatlnuanos of the Call In an examine our etoek whether yoa wish to boy . t not . We are always ready and wllUug to show our Gooils. Don't target the place, No. I. Pewl Street, Geneva, O. 460 Kingsvjllo Mills. HPHIS Mill, Situated Half a Mile East S tbs village, has jost beeu pal into new end complete or der, and belug supplied with e oouipeteul and experienced stiller, oilers to do custom work lo the manufacture of the beat sueltly of hour, aod keep on baud for sals et ell times, Flour and Feed. , , . A share of public patronage la solicited, end every reason able c.iectatlon will be met in the acconKjdatloua aud aU eie efered. X. U. hs,NJxl'J. KiiiaiUle, July 12, 1SS2. . SwObtt. ia of I ae or of e t' , , ' AsHtahui.a, August 1, lyC2. McCU'lan is Our Man, We Soy! I ''VHI'j ?;jrilnr he a fw A prnnnf llct. X he wl.h.-a t nettle. Mane nf lia customers are IndeMeS til hien on bens. With one and all he ease a settlement. Thnee having aeonnnt against Dim will pleas present then fur payment. He will he gin anew Amrnat 1st, snS will lantihctur and keep for sale all kinds of goods to be had In a Harness Shop, Tt at aa low rates as can be had elsewhere In the Connty. He warrants his sonde aa renreaeitted when yon. pnrchaae, end will live np to that warrant every time. We propose doing bhslneea falrlv.Jitat what la right between man sjne aiae. t 4npoetta flak House, Bala 81, Ashtabula, O. . ' to J. M. SINCLAIR. V. S. Tax ..Bill, 1 (( U, 8. Tax Rills In pamphlet form, XUlS en Sne paper, with schedule anneved. Containing every article taxed, and amoant of tat en each. For sale, by 8. HAIja. ITcrrich fyDrothct -ARB NOW-- Roooivinc THKIB First Instalment or 1ST 33 FALL GOODS. asiitahtjij a. August 20, 18C2. Steam's &, Co.'s Ash-House and Leach Combined. THIS is made of Six Stones, fastened with two bolts crossed la the center, and is easily taken down. It oan be shipped and setup by any one. It Is Are proof. The bottom atone projecta about 4 inches all aronnd, with a small crease near the outer edge. Making perfect leach. It holds 4 barrels of ashes, aud oan be leached out without changing the ashes. Also, Stone Ciaterna, 6 feet square, on the above plan, using six stone. Which make acUtern holding 30 barrels. H. VDV, Agent. Well Stones all slsos, Cistern Covers, Flagging of aires, win dow Caps, Kills, Poor Caps, and Sills, Coping Water Table, and Quoins. Hold by H, UDY, Stone Yard about 30 rods west of the Uethodi it Church. Au lunula, July iu ooo Head Quarters, Gknebal OrtDKn No. 1. WHEREAS, Certain Persons in Ashtabula, and the surrounding towns, an defraud ing this community of their Hard Earnings in the way of sel ling Goods at high rates, and of an inferior quality. Be It anown mat i, junn itomoaai, commandant ot this uepartment do order, and it is a law from tbis date: t hat all persons in Northern Ohio, desirous of purchasing Grortrua, UlapU Drm CeeeU, fleets e Shots Swmmtr Ctotkivjr,Ht at Case, ae, Ac. are ordered to examine the stock of ItasaXell 4b Boot, be- tore purensstog at any of tbe numerous ooe Horse Coucerna that can be found in this Department. , Haskell & Son, Hare just received one of the best selected stock of goods to be found In this County, which they wish to dispose of for Cxea oa Riit Pat, ' . . i, i i . ,: of some kind, at prices to suit the Umes. , , " Quick Sales and Small Profits," Is our llolto Our Stock ajonsista of ,, ... ; .... . . i . , ... Staple Dry Gcods, Booti and Shoes, Hats aud Caps CLOTHING, a And one of tbe largest Assortments of Fresh Groceries to be" found in' Northern Ohio, to wbicb we paj onr particular attention. . FLOUR, OATS, PORK, CORN, POTATOES, COD FISH, ; MACKEREL, x Coal Oil Lamps, ' Vinegar, Molasses, Syrups, Sugars, Raisins, Eresh Zante Currants, Lemons, 11 ,.. Tea Coffee, Rice, Candles, Tvbacc, aoaps, JVutmegs, Jiultgo, Vream darter, , Sal Soda, Saleratus, Starch, tj-c, tje., f ALSO We bave added to oor Assortment XT7X1.3 IxigUOIlBl Tx7t.t..t. wa sattl anil fnr M Arlire.1 narnnsfi, sin v RtrnttmbtT, that we are located one door South o f Ihe Post GOtee. where we shall be glad tn see oar old customers end hove to suaAe some new ones by honest sud fair dealing. UAHhiLL h 60H. June 17th, VS-asS. . STATIONERY at wholesale and rctal by . U. 0. PI.. .