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mmus it, nomxsox, Editor.
"NO UNION WITH SLAVEHOLDERS."
K.lIILY ICOBIXSOX, PnMlOiiiiic Agent.
VOL. 8---N0. 14.
COLUMBIANA CO., OHIO, DECEMBER 25,
WHOLE NO 378.
THE A:Tt-1l. A Vi:itV RIOIX,
I'VILIIMIO bvst Satlhuvy. at Salkw. O
.. T. $1.50 per annum if paid In idmnce.
$l.7J per tliiMin if paid within tho first six
i me uoscriocr year
. 91.00 per Kiiiium, if payment bo delayed be
iond six monthi.
(T" W occasionally ml numhr-r to thnsc
-a.. .on muiH-niim, mil wnn believed
to be interest,! in the dissemination of ami-
lavery truth, with tho hope t! it they will
iiher suttf.-rilie themselves, or 'heir itifhj
Hce to cttend Ita circulation 11,1,11115 tlicir
' HT'Cotmnonii-atlnna IntfuHr,! far insertion,
i nt ail lressei to Minim It ltjn.;..)x, Elitnr
All others to Kmilv U'iiii.ssix,l,ii:i.i,iii,ii At
i. Hudson, 1'itixriiu.
The Church and Slavery.
i W have yet on IimihI a condensed report
f eavrral of the excellent speeches deliver
. . ...
shi ai our nun anniversary. We were ton
ernwdrsl nt the time for iheir insertion. Hut
they have not imrt in the least, by keeping.
The following ithe substnnco of remark
y J. W. Walker, on the church and sluvery
Reported by J. V. Towner.
Ilia acknowledged principle of the
hurrhes in, tlmt no iimti shall lie considered
fii to lia a member if lie violates the reqoiru-
snanta of CliriKtinn chiirnct, r. If a niiin
walks iilcoUNmteully, the clilirrli take itctiou
ia tho ense; if he gel drui.k, in these ilaa
f temperance idea, ami it in iiiou-ii lliut lie
gala drunk, Ilia church w ill not lio under
Ike eigma of having him belong to llio lioily
wiiaaut reformation. Just ao if a man
ebeuUI be guilty of stealing, counterfeiting,
tr. Ami no when a man ia retained in fel
lowship, it ia on evidence lliat lie ia ennsid
reil to lie a good member. Now 1 ask,
have not the churches received ami retaincil
slaveholders in their connection wiilimit re
uke. Can you put your finder upon the
bared which linn ever expelled a member
far alavehol, ling. Wink-ut thn same lime,
have tbry not received thousand of the host
aud worst of slaveholder to their common
Un table, noil recognized llieiu ua ioim fittt
Christians, la the language of our rcsulu
lioua too strong, when the church by ull her
irafeaaioua ami unions, declare herself to
tm lb " light of I he world," and ul lliu same
lima tliua fellowships aluve holdeis, ami re
tftiirra slavery as hit t of IVhiilea
Ihua fralarnizing with the kliivehotder, there
are other rrayoua h by the church ia justly
ahargeil with jollifying slavery. Have they
aot tried, at lenat, to jualify and defend it by
Iba liihl. What did 1'rnf. Stuurt upend the
laat itaya of hi lifa in attempting to do.
Waa ll net to clciiio nitrate the idea, thai
alavary with all ita outrages nud erimea bad
Waan rarngnized by tiud in every diHpeusH
lion tbnl the principal clittrni'tera in the
llihla were alnveboldem, that J.-hiis nml lii
apoatlca fraternized iviili thiveholdera, nud
alitl be not lake the ground that we vt ho cuu
denin alnvery at vinful per it, ret ut liunghl
tha laaching of Christ and his iipustleh? I
dntibt whether there ia a D. J). (Mime one
aid Dr. Pennington,) hut iIocm not Dr. Pen-
ington belong to the Cliurt'li, is he not in
fall fellowship with Dih. Cox, Lord, etc.
(Dr. Nevin, aaiil n Voice.) Well, admit iheve
axceptioua, bul I doubt whether with these
axcepliom, there ia a uinn of all ihnae whove
Divinity haa been doclored, but baa tnken
ilia fame ground with Stuurt aud the Slave
holder!. Ami lliey generally want to make
ul lhat alavary iaa peculiarly philanthropic
Imt'uution. It ia bud in ilnelf they wil'
aoniatimea admit, but they bold on to it
aa a bleatting to the African race. Attempt
M remove it, and ibey will rling to it nu if
Cod had cotno down from Heaven w ith both
arm full ef bleiMtiga on lliu inittitution.
Artioni rpeak louder than wordy; and the
action of the church has nlivnya been in
aamu aurli direction ua lliia. I thought we
had brumlcd the u niuthcr of hiuluta" yenra
go, aw that every man auw the mark Hand
iug upon her forehead iif plain na the min k
f Cain. There ia uue thing, which ought
to link the Amerirnn church in the estima
tion of every Irieud of buiiHiiity. It ia Otii,
(hat during 200 yeiira abe haw bad llie con
trol of publir. aeulimeiit and in that time
lavery baa increnaed aeven fold. There are
aome thouianda of prieata in her Itoaoni.
What an army of men ! Why Gen. Taylor,
with no more men could overrun Mexico,
without moral churacter. Wa have aa great
number of men in our land aa ha had,
ordained of God, aa they any, and yet Ibey
produce no quailing In the heart of alava
holding tyrant. Let Ihein lie hcard.for but one
Sabbath day in strong condemnation of their
doing, and we abould bear universal clank-
ing of broken fetter, aud universal rejoicing.
Such facia aa Ibeae against tha church are
rlnninntiou enough. roseing inch power
m aha doe over publio tentiment, the Hict
that alavary growi and ia atrengihencd right
iky bar aide, eondema bar trior atrongly than
jajy krrjuap of tun n ponlbly da.
Cuba—A Southern Opinion.
Tho South ia not blind to the difficulty
and dnnjier of the nruinitinu of Culm.
The Chnr'cctou, S. C, iMmcury, presents
tho cnsio in rnlbnr n l:coi.r ging nlliiude.
Sjiiiin will not :ll it tho fniied Stales cim-
tmt icizo it and if aha could, slid would
not be ublu to hold it except by a stuiiiling
army. II no should invade it ihn eiuve
would be emancipated If wo should win
il, Great Jtiiliuii nud Frniico would alipulatu
for freeiloui. 8ueh nro llm ilillieulliea llint
iheao luuiherucra sec. And who enn Bay
they nre not most formidable. The Mercu
" Will Culm be n alave Slate when ncipiir
ed? We have seen that it cannot 1
tuined tiy purebnse that it acquisition
would Im, ul the eosl of n wnr. Thi alrmr-
gle, then, would be bi tiveeti the I uiletl
State, 1 1 ii iiiiij.ii ity of w bom nre ami lavery,
Him .-muni, wiio.-m uiiiv molivu lor ilclem nnr
slavery in louud in the pcaccaMo enjoyuienl
of it heiielitM in Ciihn, ni led, or nt lent
enciiuiaed nud ndvised, by Knghiml ami
r iiiiiee, won wouiil llirow their weiuht oil
llie side of eiiiaiiripaliou. II we could uoi
lie preti'iileil Irom Inking Hise(iou of the
island, it piisM'Ksimi could ensilv he rendered
miiicicwi, nmi even n pest In u, hy the alio
lilion of shivery. In eatimatinir thn nni.
bilily of tflLM'liug Ibi, wo tin irtt rememiier
lliat one-lhir I ol the i hick nnd colore, I i,on.
ulaliou of lliu ieluud uro ulieudv lice, ami
lhat tho grenter pnrt of the slave nre not
native, but imported from Allien within the
Inst twenty year.
" Moreover llie fact of aurb a rrent nn-tof
.i i . . . ... . r: . .
mo siave population lieuig but lialt-n-clnimed
hiii , w ith no strong local nunc huicnt,
and no lovo lor Iheir uiaNtei, Im given rise
to a ytetn of severity in their mnuagement,
nmcii put too w holenl Iheni in n very dif
ferent position toward the while from that
which they hold nmong ns. Ii i clear thai
it would com no great elloit on the pnrt of
l bo Simt.h nmhorilie, to throw the slave
Imputation of Culm into n state of complete
iiiMilHirdinutioii. Would they do il ? I'er
hnp not ; but there i proiuliilily nuough ol
it, to molui it ii very iuterFstini! point in (lis-
cu.-sing tho duly and policy of llm somheru
bhites, in regard to Shu ucipiisition of Culm
" Il iloca not follow, therefore that in con-
Ooei ing Cuba, we should gain a slave conn-
iiy. Il I ipulis n uncertain, il we did, that
il would be inlm.tteil aa n Komi. Il' Din
South is iuteiVHicd in restoring tho sectional
balance, the North i bent on relniniiiir her
uperioiiiy. Ib liiro, they hail nil eijuiility
in I ho Senate, nml lliey bnd aucccciied in
depriving Calilbruiii of all government,
whatever, until it c.uno lieliire Ihein liir nd
iniision mh filule. with an uuli-sluverv Con-
stitulion. Now, they c.iimot only cheek the
South they mil vote lis down iii both Holm
es; unit nre lliey likely to surrender n supeii
orily which they have violated every principle
of good faith, uud eudnngered the L niou to
llesidea, in what condition would Culm
b, to justify her admission into tho Union?
There in a white population unlive to the
Island or permanently settled, amounting to
nrnr (XMl.OOO (douhlo lhat of the while popu
lation ol' South Carolina, in a territory litllo
Inr'ger than our MiahO not one of bom ever
exercised a political IWincbise, or ever took n
slime in public i.fliiir, other than to submit
In Ihn power, nud shout nrnuud the chiuiol
w heel of eslahlihhed nuthot ity. We pro
pose to diivo nut till lho.se who bavn ever
held rule ; nml of Ii'iohi; who have hcictolon;
only had experience of uuipu-stionlug sub
Hiissiou, wo propose lo make n democratic
republic ; in-.l this in the luce of ilOO.OUO lieu
black, and 400,010 alnvva freshly iuiporlcd
" Among nil llie recenl nbnrtive attempt
nt frco govcrumi'tit in Kuronc. wn there n
singh) one commenced under tnirh desperate
uuspice a this ? I it not absolutely certain
ibal, lo preserve order in ucb n community,
an army would lie necessary ? And where
there waa an nnny lor llie purpose of do
mestic pence nml civil rule, could there be a
stale? Would we admit into the I'liion, a
Stale which bad mi power of elf govern
ment, wna in the hauils of tbu United Slute
army uud navy ?
" ISut upposo nil these difliculliea con
quered, what bn the south gained by restor
ing llie balance of sections? Wo surren
dered everything when wa nllowed llie north
hi appropriate the whole of tho western
"There will bo new state formed, whoe
ndiuissiou we cannot oppose on any liithet lo
recognized principles, and what have wo lo
balance them? Can we keep Minnesota, or
Oregon or Nebraska, or New Mexico out of
the Union lor uuy length of lime; and when
one of ll;em is admitted, whnt become of
sectional equilibrium? It is loo Inte lo seek
shelter under thai, aud llm sooner we muke
up our minds that our only ale'y ia in stern
ly and unitedly standing by w hat we have,
tbu more will be our prudence and the surer
Commenting upon lliii the True Democrat
The wbolo truth, in one direction, ia, not
only admitted, but strongly stated in the ar
ticle of Ihe Charleston Mercury', uud thai
i, that the powtr to limit ilavtry ii in anil with
the A'orth. la it likely to surrender il su
periority?" i the question asked by it
"Now, Ibey enn not only check tho South,
Ibey can vote us down in bulb House" of
Congreaa, it aflirnia. Besides, Ihe Mercury
takea il lor grunted lhat interest nud inclina
tion, aa well aa duly, will compel the North
to resist the extension of Sluvery. Thin the
8outh ia juster to tho free States Ihun tho
free States have been to themselves.
llul to tha question. Will the North con
jit lo admit Cuba alar Stata f W
b lieve imt. We believe the South will not
r.sk the political agony which it knowa tho
propnaiiion will create. We behove u
shrink from the convulsion which would lid
low it. We believe, loo. tlmt half n dozen
1'Veo Slnlcs will be ndtnittetl, ere,Cubn shrill
bo ntmexed, nnd lhat, every dny. in direc
tion nud mining nil parlies at the North, the
decision i rapidly lorining, thnt tto alnve
ao I, in nnv direction, shall ho ndded to our
I i ion. Wn have been servile long puougi
W o In.vo rnmiiromisi'd nt tho bidding ol
slnve dcspnlii.ni until our people are sick nl'
ii. The voice and ote of tho Freemen of
tho Tree Stale, herenflcr, will be for Free
Soil, nud lor I' no Soil only.
The F.ditor of llio Libernlor, thus sketches
some of the active nhulitioiiiia he met nt
llie tnte utiuivcrsnry of the Pennsylvania A
J.tMrs Mili.cr McKim, the mniable and
I'fhcieiil General Aiient ol the Society, nc
ipiilied himself on ihn occasion, n he always
noes, ndimrnbly. liaro cood sense, soiim
judgment, clear discrimination, well chosen
liiiiuiinire, mi earnest mid sincere innuiier.
nil combine to mnke him a most acceptable
spenker. liia style i rmiueully KTsunsive
Mid m.uiuIIv ariiiiim'iil.itive. Uuforiunnlelv
be b.i n very poor opinion of hi talent lor
pulilic speakiuu mid a very erroneous one.
Inn nud this often keeps him ll oiii Ihe pbil
fnr.n when be sliouhl be iinnn il, nnd make
into il nt when ho ought to pnnk. Hi II
delily to the anti-slavery euiise, since hi es
pousal of it in the freshness of hi manhood
twenty jeiir niro, hns been without shiulow
ni turning- nxeil iih tim INniiii slur. llm
naino stnml recorded among those which
were appended lo thn Declaration of Sen
timeul' udopted in IfS'tl, and sent forth lo
the nation; nud none deserves to bo held in
higher remembrance, lie has ever homo a
spoiles chf.racter, mid is greatly beloved by
n very large citcle ol Inenil nnd ncipciin
l.ince. Ibippy nnd blessed pre etiiiueiitly
in hi domestic, relations, long :nnv hi valu
able hie bo preserved, uud ulso thnt of bis
Craus M. Ili Rt rtoti. is too well know in
llie lecturing held to need special rninmeii
mucin, i noiigu stilt votiUL' in venr. liu is
old in thn service, nud has performed a large
nmotiut tif labor, in n disinterested nnd self.
mentions spirit, hnving eiicuuutercd no
small share of contumely nud peril, mid met
unflinchingly nil form of opposition. lie
I mi able debater, anil make hi appeals
rnei-iivciy not ii lo mo imilcrslauilinrs nml
consciences of hi bearer. On varioui oc-
nsinns, he bn had Ihe editorial mautige-
inent of the IVmisylvHiiin Fietmim. nud lie-
quitted himm If in a very creditable manner.
Thn present editor of the fVrrmnii. Ouvrn
Joiinsov, thougb seldom inclined to put
liuusell lurwnrd in debate, i uu excellent
speaker one who nuns to come lo the point
wiinniit circumlocution, anil never luissea it,
who wusle no mmnuniliou. who not mil v
knowB when to speak, but nlso w hen lo slop,
(a rare quality !) and w ho i Miimiliar with
every rope in the ship.' Aiming the earliest
lo nvow luinsell an bIhiIiiioiiimI, ho bus ever
been among ihe truest ot tho true to hi
profession remarkable (or bis sagacity nnd
insieht, nud nbundunt in labor and stil'suc-
Of LrcRF.Tu Mott wo bnvo nheadv sun-
ken. A ' model woman in cverv Ihinn.
she is peculiarly acceptable ns a public
speaker. For ninny years n distingni.-hcil
preacher in tbu llickiie Society ol I'rieuds,
she never fiiil to make n deep nud salulary
impression upon llie nilllll ot lu-r llUllltors.
Laboring under the i H'cct of n sevcto cold
nl West Chester, aba wn not able in pnrlici
patu in Ihe discussion ns freely as usual ; hut
Ihe word of w isdom ami goodut ss lhat led
Irom her lip, on that occu.-ion. mil lung bu
Maiiy G ukw, of Phihidclpbiti, luado two
or three finished speeches, ol a hi;.h moral
tone, commanding ns she never liiils to do,
tho lixed attention of ihe meeting, nnd deep
ening tbu profound regard which is so
widely cherished lor her. With u mind as
clear ns crystsl, a heart responsive to" ull llio
H peid of Muttering humanity, a spirit of
exalted purity, uud u reudy command of
thought mid language, she lacks iioih'my but
bodily vigor lo make her one of the best
lecturers in the Ami Shivery field. She, too,
litis tilled tho editorial chair of Ihn I'rccmrm,
mid proved herself to bu udmirub!" tjuublied
lor the station.
Il is worth a journey fioni llosion to West
Chester, ut uny lime, lo see mid hear our
(ptuiiil, strong-minded, clear-bended, great
hearted fiieiid, Thomas Wiiitson, ii man
of no pretence, Self educated, in whom is to
be found what iiiuu call 'the fi il la o' sense'
in full measure, pioluund mid utmost inlidl
ililu in hi intuitions, and with iiiiiim ideas
ihmi bo enn readily find language lo express.
We first became acquainted with him ut the
National Ami Slavery Convention held in
Philadelphia, in of w hoso memorable
' Declaration of Sentiments' be wnsu signer;
uud if there be one human being on eailb
whom we love mid respect, uud upon whose
unfaltering ndhes'ou to the nnli-alavcry cnitse
we rely, it is Thomas Wiiitson.
Tho presence and speeches of Li-cr
Stone, of Mtissucbuselts, did much to en
hance the interest of ihe occasion ; nml alio
bud reason lo feel highly gruiitied mid great
ly encouraged by tho very liivonihle impres
sion she made. At the tloso of tho anni
versary, she delivered mi address oil the
subject of Woman's Itigbts to an over
whelming house; but us we led Ihe place
lhat day, wa were nut able to be present.
From tha encomiums we ullerwurds heard
bestowed upon it, we doubt whether on nny
occasion an assembly waa ever more com
pletely captivated. As a proof of il power,
upwards of thirty dollars were contributed
on the spot, to aid her in bar mission of lib
erty nnd eipinlity. ' If I had had no money
in my perkel, said nn ciillinsiaslic listener,
'I would havn given her my coat!' Vet It
n no ntli mpl simply to please on the pnrt
f the spenkcrt aim 'wna fearless nnd un
compromising in thn enunciation of her
principle, nud strong in her reproof.
The colored population of our country,
whether bond or bee, bad mi eloquent rop
rwentaiive mid advocate nt this nuniveisiuy,
in Ihe person of Koiif.rt Purvis, n gentle-
limn of llm most polished tun r, the no-
bb st npiralioi , nnd llio highest moral
worth. In nil lhat rimsiiiute true nobility
of soul, bo hns vety few eipml nmong thn
twciity.lhur million of the Amerie.ni people.
A signer of thn Declaration of Sentiment,,'
in hi youthful day, bo has grown wilh the
growth of the nnti-slavery cause, mid wnlch
ed it progress with n vigilance matched
only by ihe cnuriign with which bo has nt
nil times defended il. Hi nppreeialion of
tho labor nud sacrifices of llio nlnilit':onM
I grateful iii ihe extreme, nnd bis discrimi
nation between those who claim to bo ihe
fiend of the slave, n lo the spirit by which
they nre actuated, baa bad almost nil nmuis-
cient quality about it. I Hied to ndorn llie
highest station in society, no marvel lhat the
Coloni.itioii Society, which denies to him a
rightlul inheritance in the laud of hi birth,
nml seek to hanisli bun lo the co.'st of Atn
cn, excite hi profound contempt nml utter
alilinrience. Un that point, his leelmg uiu
W'ii.i.um II. To it, of Albany, another
likl.ly accomplished colored gentleman, was
ulso present, mul ably exposed thn iniquity
of thn colonization scheme, mid proved him
self to bo 'every inch a man.'
From the True Wesleyan.
Richmond Advocate—versus—Baptist Slaves.
In the city of Richmond, Vn., during the
past summer, iheni was n family of slave
holders, named WhiMnti, cruelly murdered
by John William ami wile, who are mem
ber of tho li.iptisl Church. From the fid
of their association with llm ISnntial. the
usually unrensonable nnd prejudiced south-
em hotspurs bnvo hastily concluded thnt
thero is something in liaplist preaching cal
culated to lunkc the slaves cut their innster'
Ibionts! So extensive- hns been Ibis feeling.
mid lo such a pilch excited, that the three
II ipbtiit chinches of iticbmond held u mas
meeting of their members Oct. '27, ailoiitcii
mi address to ihe public, und n snne of res
olution which ure found in the Richmond
Advocate of Nov. II, t?o2, signed by the
pastors nnd deacons of tin) thiuo Churches
of white ISnpiist.
1- rom their statement it appears thnt,
"The religion instruction of ihn colored
population of the city of Kiclimond ha, by
eiicuiustaiice not under ihe couliol of llio
present generation been devolved, in n great
measure, on llio liaplist denomination."
They say, however, deserving of svinnntbv
ond encouragement in their work.
We oro son v In Perceive, fiom mnnv in.
dications, lhat llie late nltriicious murder
committed in Ibis city, by members of the
First African ibiptist Church, have awaken
ed a degree of opposition lo our cfthrt and
concentrated on our denomination uu odium
w hich we deem unreasonable and unjust."
1 hen follows n defenro of tho liaplist
biircb from the charge of teaching miv doc.
trine directly or indirectly encourngeiiig so
Inula crime. Vet they ndiiiil lhat: .
"In n Church, containing, ns does llm At".
ric.iii Church, more lhau ',.'00 members,
ninny of them, in spito of our best cflbrr to
instruct ibem, remain very ignorant nud im
Hrfccl!y impressed iih iheir tnorul obliga
tions. It,, I VV.l
vcriily believo a wo believn tho Gosnel of
our salvation, that crime would he far more
numeiou Uinn luce .tru among this cIhkh of
our population, bul for Iheir religion instruc
tion nl (Helpline, iinperlect ns under tho cir-
aumslmicc they must necessarily be."
I- ollnw itig hard niter Ibi. come n series
of resolution. No. 1, pledges resiicct lo llm
right of the master mid ihe law of the land
No. 2, declare tho importance of giving
ulorcil people a lbrorough rcliuioo train.
ing n their circumstances will permit !"
No. 3, promises to continue, instructing Bap
tist slave "nnd such others ns may bu per-
' u "y ineir master to alteiul on our
ministration'' No. 4, enlugise thn tmstor
of Ihe All icon liaplist Church No. A, proin
ises to be guided by nny 'candid and iudi-
Clou suggestion" fioni without. I
So much for the Ibmtist. NotliinT could
be more senseless lhau the prejudice of llm I
public against the ileunmiAitiou. because !
two of it members wcro guilty nf murder.
And what could be morn uuhsc.vicut lo ihn !
W ishes of Ihe linnulncu thun Ihe niiblie nvow.
id of their settled iiolicv. It ha two noim
worthy of note. These should please the
most vigilant and jealous overseer. 1. Thn
oppressive law und the tyrant matiir are Ihe
recognized rule of action. SJ. Tho instruc
tion i only to such "oh their circumstance"
of servitude nml subjection to irrcspntisiblo
power -win permit,"
Mirely all the people and especially llio
hutch in the shivebuhling city of liich-
momi woiim apprccinlu Iheir eucuinstnnces
and approve their course! Hut il i not
1 he opportunity ol making cmiital out
of it for slavehohling Melhodiiii, nnd lo
prejudice the liaplist cause is too templing
lo let slip. . Ami lliu Kiclimond Advocate
rushes into ihe work Willi n double column
of eilitoriul. The main point i the small
vnltio nf slaves trained by liaplist preachers.
This lie reaches by a series of proposi
tions with which we propose to furnish our
reader. Tbeo propositions ure introduced
by the Ibllowiug statement.
"Bul wo know lhat the religious nrnfes..
sioti nnd Church members of the murderers,
have given rise lo a great ninny conjecture
os to the moral effect of tho peculiar religi.
oua instruction to which nearly ihe whole
colored population of lb city ia iolject by
connection with or dcpunlenco upon the
II iplist Church.''
Then fol'nw uinn propositions, in sub.
at nice ua liillow. 1. The Baptist ennuot
Iih susperled of nny thing inimical to tho
right and interest of nlher. 8. They nre
honest in their conviction of the ngucmcnl
of iheir religions teaching with the holy
s riptnre. U. Thn pnstor of tho Afiirnn
ll ipllst Church i entitled In the confidence
of llm community. 4. Willi n small excep.
lion the colored population of Kiclimond nro
nniler Ihe rcl'tuni leaching ol Ihe li.ipiist
Church. 5, The cxti ni e amount nf ciime
nmong thn colored pcope of ICi-hmi.ml is
probably to bn neeotmicd for in ihe doctrinal
system of the B ipiisls.
" The observation of many year, mid fre
quent conversation w ith me'm'ber of differ
ent Churches have induced Ihn opinion that
there is so i t thing s'uignlai ly perniciou in
their iidbience on ihe negro rliaractcr, in Ihe
doctrine held mid di.Aemiiiatcd by tho Hap.
list Chinch. yM
bnvo been in communities where persons
would not, for such reason na thene, allow
Iheir scrvanta to j. in the Baptist Church; nud
where the n'Mual moiietaty value nf u hhive
was disparaged by such religious connection.
We have neiir heard of any such impute,
lions or objections lo llm colored members
of llm Fpiseopal, Preshyleriaii, or Methodist
fi. All this nssntil: upon thn Baptist,
not to un iiiilico their cause, or coinroveri
tbeirilefeii.se! Ohlio! A mere slalcuieiit id
our View !
7, The other churches nmong us otiglil to
inKe tiiivmilagi: ul tins stale ol thing mid
rally lo ihe work of proselyting the poor
uegroe, to a fiuth " more sciiptural in its
principles, and inure holy and more spii itmd
in its result than that of the It tptisl Church.
S. Only by Ibis menu can the community
be protected from Ihe perniciou result ill
liaplist leaching, which it is ' bej ond ihe
power of the Itapiiht pulpit to correct or
!. We will not bring this article Ion close
without iigain disclaiming all desire or de
sign In ibspnrage, in the least, llie I! -ptisl
Church, or prejudice iheir claim to chris
linn consideration, or, In ihe charitable, Ibr
benmuce of the community."
Reader, you have now before you the do
leclalile specimen of un attempt" at cutting
a mini's throat, accompanied by ihe kind
nssurnnce, often repeated, that bo bus no
intention whatever of doing him any barm !
Tiir Coi.onrn R.vcr. i the Whst IniF.s.
The Chief Justice of Dominica, Gliinviihi,
is n mulatto; Sharp, tho Altorney General
of llarlmdoes, is a mulatto : Garrow.-iy, Judge
of Ilia Court of Appeals, in ll.irhadoes, is n
iniilatlo; the Governor nf Nevis isn mulatto ;
thirty-two editor of newspaper in the Brit
ish West ludin colonics, nre negroes mul
miilalloc ; in nil Legislative Council und
House of Kpreseiitatire, there urn no les
tin 1 1 seventy. two iiiuhittoe and two negroes,
milking laws for their fiuuier master the
white. Two-third of the army nr garrison
in those colonies is already composed of Af
rican soldier commanded by white nlliei r.
The church is also abundantly supplied w ith
black and mulatto clergymen ; Ihe jurymen
are almost composed ol negroes uud muliit
toe. Mi CiMfii's Fuels Jur tlie I'lnjut.
From the A. S. Standard.
The Lemmon Case.
Beforo lhat linppy lime when tho Union
was saved by tbu Annexation of Texas, mi
ordiuarv return upon writ of ull sorts, at tho
South West, wa G. T. T. (iiiuu to Texas.
Hence it wa lhat lliat incipient republic
was known us 1 tho Valley of Rascal.' Wo
do not know that she is not still deserving
of lhat appellation, but Ihn G. 'P. T. is no
longer llio unil'oiiii return i,r ibosu who
earned for her that character, nnd w ho now,
lor uuy reason, may be sought alter. Mr.
Jonathan Lnmuiou bn not gone to Texas,
tun lias returned to INorlolU, II is speculation
upon Ihe pocket and pnu iolism of the Union
Commitlnii was so succesNlul ll ul be ha
abandoned the project of emigrating lo Tex
as. 'Previou to bis deuarliire.' savs the
Journal of Commerce, from which we get Ibis
inlni malum, ' bu was paid 5,000 iu sight
drat), which w ill bu uvailahiu uu hi arrival
nl Virginia.' That paper publishes hi re
ceipt lor thai sum, w hich w u copy. It will
bu a curious luMoricul document half u cen
Received, New- York, November 01, 1S.V2,
from Messrs. Henrys, Smith & Townscud,
fio ihnusoul dellars, ibis amount having
been voluntarily contributed by merchant
mul other of the city of New Vmk, on uc
cotinl of llie recent discharge of eight slave
by the I lou. I'.lij ih Paine (one of the JiiMice
of tbu Superior Court of the city of New
Yoik), upon u writ of habeas corpus, issued
upon the petition of one l.ouis Napoleon.
Witness to signal ure, B. A. All Do.n.u.d.
We further learn from tho Journal of
Commerce Ibal inasmuch ns Air. mid Mis.
I.emmoii have received the money, ibey kind
ly bind Ibeiuselve In manumit tho slave
should the decision of tho Supreme t.'oiui
set usido that of Judgu Paine, They may
bu certain thai they cannot nl any event, lose
uuylhiiig by such a promise. W e should be
quite willing to bind ourselves in n penal
sum that Ihe Supreme Court will never ie
slnre Mr. Leomioii the possession of bis
shivcs, wbulevur it may do with bis legal
The gtinruutce. which bo has given, is os
Sll'RKME Court. The People of the
Statu of New York rr rr. of lxjuis Napol
eon t, Jonathan I j;mmon.
Know all men by these present, that 'we
Joiimbuii Lenimou mid Juliet l.emmon, bis
wile, of Bath County, in the Stale of Virginia,
for a good aud valuable consideration, lbs re.
ceipt whereof w hereby acknowledge, do
eonniniil and ngree that nt any lime after tha
final d. ci-inn ami termination of this matter
in Ihn Inst rn ui in which il can be tnken,
allied or nopeah-d in the United Stntea of
Ameiicn, shall Im iiimI t or pronounced, we
shall miiuumit nml discharge from lalsmr or
service th eihl slave in quction herein,
nnd leceiitly di-ch .rge.l and set nt liberty by
the Honourable I'.bj di Paine, upon retpiest
for such niamimissian nr iliscluirgn in writ
ing made of u,.or the sm vivor nf u, by the
Hon. Ulijah Piine, Waller K. Jones, F.sq.,
and J une Boormnn, Ki., nil of the city of
New York, or of uuy tw o of Ilium, or of ihe
In wiliie w hereof we hnve hereto et our
is-"'" ul' 81,11 r Kove",1,f.
Signed, scaled and delivered iu presence of
Jon.t ANtincws. : Wall alreel.
IU.ihi D. I.vFAtiiii, 4J Wul! street.
Criticism on Parker's Sermon.
If nny thing enn shame those nnrrnw-mind.
ed bigots nud incorrigihln bunkei of the
press, who have spit their venom upon The
mlore P.uker Ihr hi liohle discourse upon
Webster, surely the fiillon imr tiotice of ihn
sermon, fiom the Hirhmawl ( l a.) Eximiner,
tin ultra pro slavery pap, r. should do it. In
conini-t wtih thi. idavrhnldcr' candor, their
tmiairiic-H ami vulgar vituperation mul petty
flaw iiiekine iiiii.ei.r. il'unw;t,l
. r- , , .... ......u ,,(I',
cable than before. 'rr. Dcrmrm.
" Mr. P.uker' estimate of Mr. WcbfterV
infelhet, though rather eulogistic, is in nil'
csseiiiii,-i josl mid disciiminaling. His por
traiture of hi mitral character is' wonderful,
bold, powerful mul perfect. Hi admiration
for the New Fnehmd prent tnnn is evidently
sincere and eiithiisiaatic, but it iIocb not blind
bis eyes to the plainer! truth, nml he does not
sparu Ihn Ii ll'mg of it. Men of intelligence
ami candor know that nil bo says is lin t ; yet
tin one can help wondering at the audacity
ol ihn individual who uttered it in such n
place ami at biicIi ii lime, in these hitter
day nflltiukfyisin nnd moral cowardice, it
is rcallv tefrcshim. In itif.ot .lit, .....I. - .1...
- CIIUII u inn:-
uuieiii. We think it calculated to improve
...ol 1.10 nun. 1 ami m an 01 every one who
uillwi-elv consider ii. V I.,,,!. i...t;...,..i
about publishing any thing from such n man:
i.... it . . ...1 . . .
11,11 leiieeiuig iiiiit no hoc 111,1 iicre devote
himsell lo 11 defence of hi own piratical pol
ilics, but only lo the Life of Dmie! Wtlwier,
wo do not think the lact lhat be makes 1 10
concealment of bis general fanaticism should
deprive our reudei of the plensuro Ibey will
n ceite fiom such mi uncommon piece of
criticism. It is well to hear every man
w bo speaks w hat be believe when be pcak
it well. Ih-Kide, one find here larts and
iruths hich he u ill ,11. 1 vl.n.ilv ..... .. 1
else- rerlamly not from tho multitudinous
publication now in preparation hv llio lliou
smul and one literal v 1. ,,1,,...,. ,.i ...
J ",.'. ,, u II II-
nonm-ed as now i-iigngnl upon Reminiscen
ces,' ' Bioginphies,' ' Sketche,' Correspon
dence,' Live' imd Compltto Work' ol
""'ifii 11 i.niii.11,
How mnnv men dreml ihn ,nr. ....... e
CommuiiiMii! I low it 1 used to blast cer
tniu berelie. Yet nrrorilinir in hb.l. ...
thoriti Ihcr u are scori, ol iiraetlenl .li.n.ti.iu.a
of it, all over the coimliy.
1 or some time past, the F.iighsh Jounialista
have been discusftiiur " Amei ie.-m
with great ability. A "outsiders' they cult
tune it not kings heller than we, and deal
wuh theso woikim-M will, o.fi.u i;.;...nu
We me gl.ul in t.nil them so employed uud
Ihe moie so, as Iheir remarks are five from
abuse, nml all sorts of cant. Tho views
presented by them are often new ; those, for
instance nf the Globe, declaring Sluvery, in
11 certain pha.e, to bo Comimmism. Thia
is admitted. Marriage i nut known nmong
slaves. 'I he lauiily dot not exist. That is,
there is 110 law which recognizes tho mnrri.
age rule, and makes it binding, or which
turbid the separation of families. Consider
ing ihesu fiicts, Ihe Iyinduii Globe says;
" This is, iu liicl, Commnnim,of the gross
est kind, enloiccd by iheir master 011 a la
boring population of some threo million.
Slave must not fiirin regular lamilies, united
by recognized religion uud social tie. -That
would iiilcilertj with sidling families ut
auriinii in several lot. But ih,.y must in
creiiKU and multiply, by polygamy or other
wise. That is the only thriving trade their
owners can now drive with them in the older
Slave State in w Inch, ns Lyel justly ol -serve
: 'Cniam-ipatinii (amntig'niher benefits
to those older Stales) would ull'celunlly put
a stop to tho breeding, selling and eXM, rling
of slave In the suyar grow n.g Stale of llm
South, where, miles the account we usually
rend nl Slavery he exaggerated uud distorted
the ble of the negro is shortened by severe
toil mul sull'criug.'
We have said that lids regimen, which
ignores a iim'y, as well u nil other human
right whatever, stand in defiance, ton
degieo unprecedented, of the great sympn
thies of mankind.' In ancient tin, phil
osopher ami mondial, like Aristotle, could
defend the iusiituiiuii of shivery 011 principle.
In lliu mi, I, lis ages, the progress of iigneiil-
fural ecm y, the growth ol towns, nnd thn
illli rnosilioll of Ihe lirieutliniwl ln.n, ....I.. I
servitude, nr enabled serl to slip off Ibclr
yoke. A society advanced in Europe,' snya
Ibdem, ' the manumission of slave grew
more bequent. By the indulgence of cus
tom iu some place, or perhaps by original
convention, villain might possess properly
uud thus putclinso iheir redemption. F.veti
where lliey had no legal titlu to properly, It
wa accounted inhuman 10 divest them Of
their lililu posaessioti (the peculim or Roman
law.) In feudal F.nrope generully the mar
riages of villein were not valid without tha
bird's consent, till Adi inn IV., in the twelfth
century declared them indissoluble; ' What
the HJrent Republic" declnre concerning