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"NO UNION WITH SLAVEHOLDERS,"
OLIVER JOHNSON, Hmtok. JAMKH H.AUNAHV, Pithmimnu Akt. ' SALEM, COLUMBIANA CO, OHIO, .SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 1819. VOL. 4. NO. 51. WHOLE NO. 207. THE ANTI-SLAVERY BUGLE, PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY,. AT SALEM, COLUMBIANA CO., O. TERMS. $1.60 per annum, if paid within the first six mouths ot the subscriber's year. If paid before three months of the year has ex pired, deduction of twenty-five cents will be tuide, reducing the price to f 1,4 . If payment be made in advance, or on the re ceipt of the first number, fifty cents will be deduct ed, making the subscription but$l. To any person wishing to examine the character of the paper, it will be furnished six months, tor fifty cents in advance; to oil others, sevcuty-Iive vents will be charged. No deviation from these terms. IrrWe ocrasionallv send numbers to those who lre not subscribers, but who are believed to be in terested in the dissemination of unit-slavery truth, with the hope that they will either subscribe them selves, or use their influence to extend its circula tion among their frieuds. 0"Coniinuniations intended for insertion, to be addressed to Oi.ivkuJuii.nsum, Kditor. All other, to James Barmauv, Publishing Agent, HINCH.MAN k KEEN, PRINTERS. Selections. From the New York Tribune. Law in South Carolina. A man named John M. Barrett is row in jail at" Spartanburg, S. C. on suspicion nf be in.m Abolitionist, and is anile likely to suf fer smartly, under the Code Lynch if some provision in the bloody statute-book of Caro lina cannot be stretched to reach his case. Yet it is not pretended that he has been en gaged in inciting the Slaves to insurrection or'flight, nor even that he has approached them in any manner whatever. Dm he is ac cused of having had an agency in w hat is far more dangerous in enlightening the White Non-Slaveholders of Soulh-Carolina with re gard to the glaring oppressions to which they are subjected by reason of the dominance of Slavery the Inequality of Representation between the strong Slaveholding and compar atively non-Slaveholding portions of the State the rioid monopoly of Office by the great Slaveholders the degraded condition end gloomy proBpect of the White Freemen of South-Carolina who do not own Slaves, cc. The letters which fully though briefly exhibit this subject in its truo light were u.riiten liv a native of South-Carolina, hiin- tlf fnrmerlv Slaveholder and thoroughly ac quainted with his subject. There is no such thing as answering him the only safety of the Aristocracy is to he fo.ind in keeping all knowledge of his letters from those lie ad dresses. 0f course the Soulh-Carolina jour nals are guiltless of any such incendiarism as would be involved in their publication. Somrbody out of the Slate has strongly desired to bring these letters (signed ' Bru tus') to Ihe knowledge of the class to which they are addressed, and, know ing that Mr. Uarrelt was about to travel through the upper pait of South-Carolina, has requested him to drop packages of letters (printed) into some specified post-offices, addressed to various citizens of the Slate. As yet, no particle of evidence has appeared showing that Mr. Bar ret knew what was in the letters, or that they were obnoxious to any party in Catolina. Vet 'The Spartan' of a late date says : 'The charge tinder which ha was arrcsled Is punishable by twelve months' imprison ment and one thousand dollars fine. But may be indicted under the arrest for any crime of which the State Attorney may think him o!f uI1h. bv enmnetent testimony, to convict ilia nriunnm. There is more than a possi bility that Barrett may he indicted for tin of fence, the penalty of which is death, w iihout benefit of clergy; and assuredly, if convic ted, all the abolitionists in me uw cannot save turn. But it is not so easy to convict a man ,u r.f rrimn as lo threaten It, even South-Carolina, and Slavery has taken ano ther step in its own direction at Spartanburg 'i'i , . i il,n Pi, st Olfice at that place letter directed to-' John Edward 1 liompson, l.inh the accusers of Mr. Barrett assert was intended for him, or that he has authority take it from the office. He respectfully to have anything to do with it. 'I i... .nmmnn the Postmaster lo appear Court as a witness against Barrett, and bring this letter to be broken open ana usea m dence against him. 1 he Spartan says it lb T.pn'o- was arrested and brought fore the Macistrato. He said in his defence h.t h. hi a sworn officer of the Govern ..ni - nri had friven Ilia bond and security of hid duty; ui i"' o- . - he was nol authorized lo deliver the letter any one but ihe party or his agents ; that Ihe next Court of Sessions he was hound to forward the letter to Ihe Department Washington ; lhat he was as willing as ... m Hischarire his dulv lo the Stale as good citizen: thai with due deference to distinguished authority under w hich the Mag iatrntH was aclintr. he fell himself compelled to decline delivering up the letter, or to into recognizanco except tor his personal pearance. This defense, though sirictly u. not deemed satisfactory by the Mag istrate, who thought that the post-office not intended lo enable criminals to perfect .t,i. ,.t,m.a of crime with impunity, that, unon a reasonable showing, if the ern,.,, nniained the evidence of some crime perpetrated, Of about to be perpetrated, postmaster, like any private individual, bound, upon the requisition of the Slate to produce ihe evidence. " Mr. Legg was therefore committed to until he shall have given bond and security for hie own appearance at Court, and ihe the John Edward Thompson By the advice of Counsel, and in order to if e gainful nnd disacrreoa- neve nimsen uum m. y - ble rosilion, Mr. Lfgg finally complied ' in a to de clines hey In eve he llial lo be fore m any the enter ap cor was and the was au thorities, jail, pro duclionof letter re l: . . the order of the Magisirale, and is now un der bond to appear and produce the letter. Mr. Legg's conduct in this w hole affair was wholly irreproachable and becoming his gen eral character. It was firm, temperate, and respr clful, showing a conscientious determi nation to do his duty, according to the best of his knowledge and ability bolh to the Slate and the General Government. "Thus has been made the fust feasible issue at law with the General Government. The State must succeed while she retains her sovereignty, and before she will give up lhat, she will give tip alt that trammels or inter feres with it. We commend the precedent to the Magistracy of Soulh-Carolina, and none of them will refuse to act upon it when called upon. They could hardly have a high er or more reliable authority than the venera ble Judge Johnson. Self-defence is the first law of Nature, and that law is a part of ihe nnAo nf pant, snvprpitrn Slate in the Union. No law or regulation of the General Govern- ment can deprive us of this inalienable right, nor will we suffer ourselves to be cheated, tricked, or bullied out of it by any human power or form of law." The Charleston Mercury hereupon 'mixes in' to the tray in the lollowtng lasinon: 'The issue raised is this : Have the crimi nal autln riliesof the Slate ihe right to compel the attendance of the ngenls of the Posl Ollica Department in this State to bear testi mony as to any crimes perpetrated through the Post-Office ngainst the State, and to bring and I iy before the Courts any letters in thuir possession proving soch crimes. The laws of Congress make no provision for the case which has arisen, because it never entered into ihe minds of former Administra tions that the action of the General Govern ment could become perilous to the safety ol a State ; lhat instead of being a protector and supporter of order and law, it should, in any of its branches, be used as an instrument of incendiaries to carry out iheir schemes of in surrection and bloodshid. Now, we know not what Postmaster Cullamer miy do in the premises. Mr. Kendall, one of his predeces sors in office, issued a circular to ihe Post masters in the Southern States, directing them not to circulate incendiary publications through the Post-Offices in those biates. We should suppose thai if a Postmaster can suppress a letter or document, he might, for Ihe same reasons which justify its suppres sion, carry it into Court, in furtherance of the criminal laws of a Slate. But whether the Postmaster General shall pursue this course or not, we have no idea that this State will flinch from protecting itself against the flagitious conduct of the Post-Olliee, or its agents, within in limiis. : If her lawn are nol clear or sttoiig enough lor her protection, they will bo made so. If the Federal Gov ernment thinks proper to attempt to shield its officers with privileges and immunities in compatible wilh the peace of the Slate, let o so. Une ot two tilings will occur: niey will have either to leave Iho service of the General Government, or suffer the penalties of our Statu laws, though life itself should be the forfeit. " We wou'd put a few questions to our rea crs hf-foie clusinir thissubiect. How comes it that ihe very first fruits of the existing Ad ministration, which the South lifted to power, have been the vigorous exercise of Ihe only branch of ihe Government which directly reaches us ihe Post Office Department assail and overthrow our Slavo institutions Iav not Ihe l.ict that we have Abolitionists in theofficesof Vice-President of the United States, Secretary of the Interior, and I'osl master General, by Southern co-operation, lead to thn conclusion that the .South is now ripe for all sorts of Abolition experiments! in IIib lace 0 these results, can any iruu Southerner, who. from mistaken views, aided in nmdiu-in7 ilietn, do otherwise than aban dnn thn Administration, and turning his back on Taylorism and Abolitionism, stand by South in maintaining her rights and honor!" It is very fortunate that our stpam com munication by water between the jNoruiana the iess lunatic South is already so nearly perfected that it will not he very inconvenient to carry the Mails around in case South Caro lina expels them from her soil. It is quite clear that Mails are very much ont of place thereon, and it is scarcely probable that disunionisls will soon find a better excuse for expelling them than Ihe present. should prpfer to let things go on as they gone, hut between a rifled, spy-haunted, dog eared Mail and none at all we could not hesi tate our choice is None. We greatly mis take the present Postmaster General if will suffer the law to he trampled upon humor Mr. Barrett's ravening persecutors. If there is any law to justify the opening this letter, of course let the law be obeyed; if there is not, (as 'the Chivalry' seem confess) let them open it at their peril! Slavery will make an issue with the the sooner it is done the more welcome. Mr. Barrett, we learn from our Western papers, is a highly respectable citizen of a leading Free Soiler, but not an Abo litionist. He is in a perilous position, which he miy never emerge with life, hut trust he will at least preserve his honor Soulh-Carolina has bullied North ern freemen out of their rights ul least too often already. Gineuai, Muthiot. We were shocked yesterday in hearing of the death of well known citizen. I la wa among us week. He was Ihe head nf the Order of Sons of Temperance in Ohio, and, as exerted great influence over the State. Democrat, Jlug. ill:. Wool Buvino in Columbus. I here been more than Ihe usual amount of compe- tition Ibis year in the business of buying in most of the cities and larger towns Ohio, and better prices than for several past have been paid. In this city, we on inquiry, lhat about Ihree hundred and thousand nmindi have been purchased prices ranging Iroin VI to 3 cents with pound. Wfu CuHiiater. From the Liberator. From the Liberator. THE CHARLESTON WORK-HOUSE---THE CURTAIN RAISED. CURTAIN RAISED. PHILADELPHIA, July 21st, 1849. ) it to the the We hive he to of to i lft Law, In diana from we un sullied. once Wm. Lloyd Gariuso.i: Dear Sir, I presume that before this reach es you, you w ill have read a partial account of a lale insurrection in the) 'Charleston Work House,' as published in the papers of that ci ty (if you have not, see slips enclosed.) My object at present is to give a candid state ment ot facts, which can be relied upon for llieir truthfulness, as well as lo show the do ings of ihe sons of chivalry in the sunny South, First, thpn, it seems necessary that you should understand what is meant by the ' Charleston Work House.' Let me say that it is not a house of industry; neither is it a house of confinement for obstreperous youths, nor a place In which vagrants are ta ken care of; but, alas! it is a house of blood, of cruelties and of murders; an institution erected and licensed by the city authorities, solely for the imprisonment and corporeal pun ishment of Ihe poor degraded slave. The ' Charleston Work House' is far more horri ble than any Spanish Inquisition that you have read ol deeds are enacted there which are a disgrace, a reproach, an everlusiing stigma upon the dignity of man. It is in tliis abominable place lhat the ty rannical master, for the most trivial fault or for the hellish purposes of lust or the jeal ous and termagant mistress, for a mere dis like, or something saucy which she perceives in the countenance of the abused slavni is al lowed, at will and pleasure, lo send their slaves, of eiiher sex, age, or condition, to be 'corrected. And how? in what manner i Before high Heaven, I speak truly; this is the mode. Iron rings for ihe feet are fixed in the floor, through which the foot passes to the instep; the hands aro tied together, and by a block and tackle raised over the head, and drawn up to the ceiling of the room During this operation, the joints of the victim are often heard to crack ; for be it remember ed, the victims are in a slalo of nudity w hen thus prepared. Ihe n htpplng-master a strong, alhlelio fellow deals out twenty lashes with a cowhide. three leet long, and about one-quarter of an inch in circumfer ence at the smallest end, each blow upon the Mush ol the poor stretched slave causing the blood to flow, fr an incision is invariably made upon the skin. After the whipping, the wounds are washed with salt and water to prevent mortification, and the slave sent back to the owner. This is no fancy sketch, but stern reality. , For each slave thus han dled, the institution receives t'.ie sum of fifty cents twenty-five cents turnkey lee, and twenty-five cents whipping fee. Formerly, urilil wiihin the last ten years this W ork House was lei out at SJ.OUO per annum ; but the city lathers Having discover ed that the lessee was making a fortune by the shedding of blood, taking in annually up wards of $8,000, rc I ii sod leasing, and hired a master or superintendent, at a salary of $2,000 per annum, thereby securing the profits lo the city. II was also lormeny customary to publish the monthly report of the income, and number of slaves w hipped and otherwise punished, (I had a copy or this report, but 11 is somehow misplaced,) in thu papers of the city; but it has been thought prudent, since 1830, to omit this publication, lest those im pertinent abolitionists-would comment upon it. And be it known, that reverend gentle men also patronise this house of cruelty, iho' in a cowardly manner. For instance : when ever a master or mistress wishes a servant corrected, constable is called, who takes his prisoner publicly lo the Work House, and re turns him or her to Ihe master or mistress, for which he receives a fee of one dollar. But not so with the reverend gentlemen: ihpy I ike their slaves into their private coach es early in the morning, have lliern whipped, and coolly return to their prayers and break fast, as if doing God service. O, what hy pocrisy ! I assert this as a fact, from twenty years' oljse-valinn, and 1 do not feel backward staling that the Rev. Win. Capers, now Bish on of the Methodist F.piscopal Church, South, at Charleston, S. C, Rev. Dr. Bach- man, of ihe (ierman Lutheran, Rev. Mr. For rest, of the Preshyterim, Rev, Benj. Gilder sleeve, of the Congregational, Rev. Mr, Hanckel, of the Episcopal, Rev. Wm. Barnwell, of the Episcopal, and Rev. J. Campbell, have and do now patronize this house of blood ; and that the last named, Rev. J. B. Campbell, had a female slave most cruelly whipped about two yeas ago, lor cleanins his horse properly. It was in this abominable house that brave Nicholas was confined; it was amid eueh scenes lhat he lived. No wonder his manhood was aroused; and to this the fact lhat a female relative, a dear sister, was also there incarcerated, soon to he in fact, iho slave-trader named Gilchrist had already bought her, and had como to very house to remove his pro ertij ; this aroused Nicholas lhat he swote vengeance; he declared that this separation should lake place but by death. His manner so Gilchrist, lhat he immediately called ihe master of the Work House, J. C, Norris, who threatened Nicholas, but, seeing that was determined, and not to be intimidated, sent an express to the Mayor cf the wiih notice of this insurrection. In a limo, the whole city was alarmed. The keep er of the j il which is adjacent lo Ihe Work House whose name is James MclOllin, this last the such, True i having heard the noise, girded on his sword, and, with pistol in hand, went lo the aid has i his valiant countrymen, Gilchrist and ISorris. But Ihe Ihree pala faces, with sword and wool in years find fifty at per tols, were afraid to approach this roused until his Honor the Mayor, arrived, with posse, when, being outnumbered, and hacked by the sword, Nicholas was subdued, his few followers. McCollin 6iated nt (rial, that Nicholas exclaimed, at the top his voice, " . us at Liberty, and we show ou what we are'; which fupmsicn, alone, from a slave, is worthy of death, says the chivalry of the South. Alter a night of agony for be it known that the city that night was doubly guarded no slaveholder went to bed without a loaded rilstol under his pillow, and his chamber door ocked, barred and bolted, for 'conscience makes cowards of them nil ' to their great relier tue morrow arrived, and Nicholas and nts loilowers were brought to trial belore a court or freeholders and magistrates a mock trial. Five men who are freeholders, and two magistrates, doomed these men, Nicho las, George and John, to death, after a trial of a tw hours : and in five days, it was carried into execution. The court was continuing its sittings upon the others implicated when I obtained the information Irom which I quote. How many more will be murdered by hanging or the bloody lash, a few days will evince. Thus it is that men are murJered under the cloak of law; Southern jurisprudence estab lishing, and Southern Christianity, with bish ops, priests and deacons, sanctioning such bloody proceedings. O, when will this tyranny hoover! When will the people of these United States love mercy nd do justice ! Ought they nol to tremble for their country, as did Jefferson, and endeavor to save her from the impending wrath of God ! Would there not be more wisdom and justice in the people of the free States calling public meetings and raising funda for the overthrow of this stigma upon republicanism, American slavery, rather than lo rfler their aid and sympathy lo European nations, whose slavery, though bad enough, is .a trifle ' light as air,' when compared to the slavery that is protected by the Constitu tion of iho United States of America 1 Out upon such vile hypocrisy ! Urge on, urge ever, faithful friend, devoted Garrison, a dissolution of this polluted Union; for be as sured, llial five years would not pass away after such an event, before the slaves would free themselves ; for be it known, that the slaves of tbeso United States are no mere African slaves, hut they are slaves born in the United Stales; Ihey have unproved with the age, and, by ihe help of the abolitionists, they are aware that Liberty or Death should be the watchword of every man, be his com plexion what it may ; and were it not for fear of Northern bayonets, (0, shame! shame !) they would soon come to the conclusion, lhal ' Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.' Yours for Ihe and trnth, PLACIDO. Farther Particulars. in H. B not the that add sold this so not ter rified he city little l.vuact of a loiter from a resident in Char- to a gentleman in Boston : ' We have had quitn an excitement here ; ihe inmates of the Work House mutinied, and the keeper was compelled lo letlhem in to the street for his own safely. He notified the Mayor of the fact, and the alarm was giv en. Men ran in all directions with guns and bayonets, pistols, swords, canes, hatchets. (co. 1 could nol imagine what was to pay. They arrested three, and had them tried the next day, and hung on Friday last just eight days from their trial aud conviction. There are said to be one hundred and fifty up the road, part of whom are from the Work House; lliey have burnt several houses or plantations. Several companies nave gono lo hunt them. 'Last Tuesday, ex-Governor Akin's coach man was taken to jail for being at Ihe head of a plot. Tho llirte men who were hung divulged the plan, and told the leaders. 1 he three men were hung one at a tune, and when the first was dead, he was laid under the scaffold, and the second brought under fur his turn, and soon Iho thud. I he scene showed a revengeful disposition on the part of ihe peeple hanging one at a time, and al lowing the other two slaves to be spectators lo the scene. As near as I can ascertain, one of the fel lows that was hung was a mason by trade, and paid his master twenty dollars a month. and at the same time had paid his master seven hundred dollars in part pay for his free dom, which his master agreed lo give him when the amount agreed upon was paid. This, I understand, was $1,700; but his master put him up for sale, and he was sold. Ha iclused to go with his new master, ana ran. Officers were sent after him, aud he was overtaken; he struck one of them, and believe killed him. He was tried, and sen tenced lo be hung; but bis old mister, Kel ly, said he was deranged, and got a new trial granted him. lit was put in the Work House, to await the trial, when he headed this insurrection. His name was Nicholas; the other two, George and John. There several more lo he tried, who will probably be hung. of pis man, his with the of will Frkk Soil at thk Soi'tii. If tho Free Slates would only be firm, united ami earnest in opposing the Extension of Slavery, seeming hostile unanimity of the South would very soon cease to be. Cul. Benton s speeches has met a hearty response at South from more than would readily be A very large meeting of the Democ racy of Plalte (Senator Achevou'a) County, recently " Jlisoleed, That whereas Hon. T. II. Ben ton stood by tho Constitution and the coun try in 183-2, in opposition lo tho nullification principles of J. C. Calhoun and South Caro lina, lhat we now, in the year ISiO, stand him and his principles in this, bis day of believing, as v.e do, in his willing ness to promote the true interests of Missou ri, and maintain her constitutional rights. VVe look to him as one of ihe ancient land marks of liberty long may he stand on battlements to guard the citadel of liberty, wilh his sleepless vigilance, against corrupt disunionisls and nullitiers," We have already published the well report lhat Senators Huuston Rusk nf Texas had assumed substantially Col. Benton':- ground. Tho Vitkibug sissippi Sentinel (Loco) has ihe following,' indicating another rather important rave in. "Mn. Wai kir. A report has reached us. said lo be well authenticated, that Hon, R.J. Walker has publicly declared his approval of the course and opinions of Mr. Benton in other words, that he is in favor of Ihe Wil- mot proviso, nnd the application of " Free Soil doctrines to the new Territories. Wo are not prepared In believe this, but it comes ti us from such a source as to justify the mentioning of it in out columns." A'. J'. Tribune. From the Western Reserve Chronicle. Rev. Mr. Walker. I are Ihe lato the be lieved, by per secution, 'he au thenticated and Mis- Being at Mesopotamia on the 22d of July, and learning that this gentleman was to preach an abolition sermon, we embraced the oppor tunily of attending, lo hear what he had to say. When we got to the house he was talking about the piety of Gen. Taylor, and not having learned the subject of discourse, we scarcely knew what he was driving at; but before we had been long seated, we soon discovered that the Proclamation of General Taylor, as President, for a gtneral fast, on the first Friday of August, was the subject of discourse. He discoursed first, upon the fast proposed by Taylor, and second, upon the true fast, such as all good people should observe. The Lecturer went on to say, that the idea of the proclamation was, that this nation had been guilty of some great national sin soma great moral delinquency, and henco an overruling Providence had sent the scourge among tho people to punish nnd chas ten us as a nation, and now, it was proposed lo appease the Divine wrath, by fasting and prayer, and thus drive away tho Cholera. This he regarded as hypocrisy, as mockery, and worso than blasphemy. What was the national Bin! What was the condition of this nation! One-sixth of the population, with their strong arms and brawny hands, were in abject and absolute bondage com pelled to give the proceeds -of their labors to enrich others, to enable a privileged few to live in iillhicnce and ease, and domineer over the down. trodden and oppressed. One-sixth of the women of this country 'were subjected to all the insults, abuses, and hellish lusts ol an unbridled licentiousness a licentiousness created, fostered and sustained by our accur sed system of Slavery. One-sixth of the wo men of this country were beyond tho protec tion of all Law, so far as their persons, or their marital rights are concerned. One-sixth of the children of this nation are born aud reared for the auctioneer's block, are born and. isawd. Cor.tln bishU ttssi.vW.w.Tb ? tern of slavery, that is the cause of all this iniquity that is the cause of this great sacri fice of others' rights lhat commits these out rages upon the innocent female and makes her an outlaw an outcast a mere brute that compels the infant born or unborn ti life of degradation, of ignorance and a life of unrequited toil is (because of many more wrongs that a 111 let the piopla ot Hits nation, and retard the progress of humanity. It cre ates, in Ihe midst of our republican institu tions, a race of despots, of lordly aristocrats, who are reared and bred as tyrants, and taught to tyrannize over all with whom they may come in contact, ll places its burdens not only upon the enslaved race, but also up on the poor while population in its midst. keeps them down as effectually as are the serfs of tho Russias. It keeps ihem in igno rance, refuses them the rights of American citizens, and dooms them to a life of slavery almost equal to that of the Africans. It has conlrolcd our government and its policy for years. It uses the high places it has been enabled to got by its influence, to per petuate its power, and lo forward the views of its own peculiar selfishness. It poisons the public morals, corrupts the churches and makes ihrirrhristianiiy a hypocrisy ; it blunts the sensibilities of the people and dries up ihe fountains of their hearts, so lhat ihey can not fuel and appreciate the condition of the oppressed in the nation. Such is our condition, faintly sketched. Much more might hn said about it; yet were enough. With this state of things, was proposed to ask an offended God to the scourge he had sent to punish this nation for its ereat wickedness. IS o repent ance was proposed. No confession of Bin was expected. INo erlorl was lo ue maue wards relievintr iho oppressed, towards recline the many evils our system of Slavery has brought upon the nation, and hence looked upon it as hypocrisy. He did nol look upon the chclera as scourge eent by God to punish us as a nation for our sins. He thought it the consequence of a violation the continued violation ol laws of natute. That if it was sent by it would he directed at those who had some thing to do in the management of the affairs of the public those who had been directors and had brought the nation lo commit sins. Il ranes moi-i among the dirty, nnsera ble wretches who inhabit ihe lanes and ways of our cities. It was most severe those who wire nol permitted to have vni.a in nrovprmpnt.1 I affairs. In the South the slaves were ihe most peculiar objects its attacks. In and about .Nasliville ll almost wholly confined lo the slavo pnpula linn. So of Charleston. In Savannah, but chives were its vis urns. G'en. Taylor, It ru r.nnrtrri. had lost aboul one-lhircl his slaves. Hence be looked upon it mocketv lo ask God lo remove thai which has nothing to do with. Ha nexl discussed what he believed was true fast, and one acceptable to (Jed. It lo let Ihe oppressed go free lo unbind chains that keep down the body, the and mind of every human being, correct bad state nf society occasioned by our of Slavery. Teach all true republican ism. Bring our government into iis track, wresl il from li e haughty South erner who uses power but lo alius it -who uses it but to spread his selfish doctrines, and poison Ihe puhlio mind. KU vale djwn trodden leach them thiir n-ln. duties. Educate every man. woman inrj child, leach ihem the true ends of Iheir being ' lesch ihem lhat thev were intended for free, rational, intelligent human being. leach Ihem the laws of their own being and what ihe penalty of a violation of lhos laws will he. Ily such a course our nation will keep a true fast, will do good to ill peo pie, and do an acceptable thing unto God.-- It y sin h n course the oppressed will bemad . free, w ill be raised In Ihe scale of being . general good will be done to all, and will have more to do w hit driving oat Ihe cholera ' than all ihe fasti lhal can be proposed by the- I'resiuenl. Until the sins of our nation were done) away and our moral delinquencies correct ed, ail lasts and prayers proposed by tha President in his proclamation would be but blasphemy in the eight of God. , Mr. Walker is very hippy in argument . and illustration, and a man of decided power as a puhlio speaker. His appe.il to tha audi- . ence, in conclusion, as to their duty in tit ling loose from the South, by breaking the chains forged about their necks by ecclesias tical councils, or the leaders of political par lies, and creating a true public sentiment against Slavery, was most beautiful and pow erful. We have slated only the main pointa of his arguments, omitting their enlargement, and Ihe manner in which he sustained them by illustration. W hile we may not perhaps bo able to agree wilh the Lecturer on all points of hie creed, yet we must siy that he enunciated many excellent anti-slavery truths, which cannot but do good to those who heard them. White Girl Sold for a Slave. a It The Muscogee Democrat says: On ' Tuesday last, a young while girl of the name of Nancy Fann, who had for iwo yean been t an inmate of the house of one James It. Jack- . son, formerly of Alabama, but lallerly of Shell Creek, in this county, was, on person of her mother, a Mrs. Gilder, from Hawkins-' ' ville, brought before his honor. Judge Alex- ander, on a writ of Habeas Corpus, and af- -ter an investigation of the case, delivered in charge of her maternal parent. Fann's wife had obtained, several years since, a divoroe ' from him, and sehsequently married a man named Gilder, since deceased. The girl . Nancy, was taken off by her father, Fann, to . Girard, Alabama, whence he removed to ' Wy ntnn, w here about two years ago the wis sold as a slave by him, for a blind horse and Jersey wagon, to James R. Jackson. . By , some means the mother heard of tha fcltua-. ar-Miar' aw f," v. j "l'v yw it ipv and came on herd three months ago, wilh view to release her from bnndag. Accord- . inclv she visited the house of lite latter and . staid there three days, when she wa-ordered ' off and otherwise abused for seeking subse quent interviews with her daughter, who was : treated in all respects as a negro slave by Jackson and his family! This becoming . known in the neighborhood, Mr. J. M'Ouirai and other gentlemen interested themselves in the matter, and hy the generous and volunta rg aid of Cul. S. Jones and Col. Rutherford, the Sheriff assisteJ the mother in the recove ry of her child by a writ of Habeas Corpus, i- . i -. : r . i. i. . . r ,1. i . anf Girard, not one of the lawyers would under take to defend the illegal claim of Jackson to . the services and person of Nancy. . Indeed, ihe public feeling was getting excited both against Fann, Ihe seller of his own whits etiild, and Jackson, the purchaser. The lat ter treated the female most shamefully. Sh was the only tenant shout the house, or in tho field of Jackson, and was compelled In perform the most laborious and menial drudg ery! As to l ann, lie is sata to ne a rcwuy of tho lowest class, and is now living in the neiirhborhood of the Wynnton Female Acad emy, having selected that quiet and respect able village as a refuge from Ihe lynching threatened him in Girard, if he did not lesvs) the latter place with despatch. National Villany. From the National Era. to cor lie the God oucu by upon any of was none of as a he was, Ihe soul, the insu lation legiti mate the and The paslor of, a colored church In Win chester, Va., having been over-excited du ring a lev'tval cf religion, became temporarily insane, lie. was sent to Staunton, w here cure was effected, and he received from his keepers a certificate that he was a Methodist preacher, a free man, had been under treat ment for insanity, and been cured of it, snd was then on his return lo Winchester. Pass ing through Washington, he was taken op, carried before a magistrate, a local preacher in the Meihodisl Episcopal Church, and, in disregard of his certificate, was committed ' lo jail as a runaway slave. In due time, he would have been sold into Slavery to pay his ' jail fees, had nol this citizen accidentally be- ' come informed of the case. He immediately procured copies of the man's free papers from -the Clerk of the Court at Winchester, descri bing him, &e. Taking wilh him another rs speclable citizen, he. went to Ihe jail, and, in ' Ihe presence of Ihe jailer, examined the pris oner, w hom he found to answer to the des cription in all points. They then proceeded ' to the magistrate, the brother preacher, staled ' the facif, showed ihe papers, and bore their ' testimony. His answer was, that the papers were worth nothing; color was prima facie evidence of Slavery ; and he could not dis--chanje him unless competent witnesses should be able to swear that Ihe prisoner was the man w horn the papers described as ire. They irdignantly left him, brought the pris oner before Judge Cranch, on a wrilof kabtat eorput, and the Judge, as might have been expected in one w ho understood Law snd' Justice, on examining the papers, instantly or.h red his discharge. The Judge, we be lieve, never graduated as t local preacher. A slave was arrested on Sunday wrelt In New Orleans for playing a fiddle in a eoffie heute, and thereby nVfcting the Oct-hath!