ASS Vr.AllOS, Pnbllsiin'i Aftpnl.
PI Alt ICS It. hoilINSOtf, E.lltor.
xo vxio.v With sLAinioiDr.tts:'
Whole :o. m
SALEM COLUMJUANA COUNTY; OHIO, SATURDAY, OCTOlHtft 1, 1853.
VOL. 0. NO. 7,
THE Aim. SLi VERY BUGLE,
riBLIXIlRn EVERY SATURDAY, AT S.M.EM,OIIIO.
TERMS. ft. M ffT annum. If .Hlil In stlvnnro. $J,00 sr
innnm, If payment m drl.ty.sl.
e-W' namlnnftlly wwl minders tn llin-s lm ire mit n.li
rrlli,r, lint wltn nr IwIIotwI In ht lnt-rfltil tn tlii .ti,tinlniilliii
of nntlmlftTerjr truth, with thr hops thnt lti-y w'llittlirr imi1wtIIn-
inrmwiri nr Uff tunr Innurnea lo no-na 1M itrcuuilun uumif
4tT.. u 1"?.ri. I l.-Jt.".
REPLY TO MR. HOOVER.
Mr. Hoover repeats in his lust thnt ' II mice Mann
know that tho Constitution gives the slaveholder
certain privileges wlllih cimldo him to capture his
idavo In any Stato or Territory iiito which ho nmy
havo Moil." .rttil itls.0 lurther srtys, tlu-.t ' it will j
not lie denied that lloraco Mann is Ignorant of
what has hocn doing under the uutlioritv of the
t'unstitiltion"(!) Friend Hoover, we think thvi
UromniM has destroyed thy meaning hero : it takes
two negatives to ho couul to an nffirniative in grain-
n i i
jiun r. li n t; iiru ii. in.i'i i.i i. il nn n 10.'
ii . :e !......... : ...
i. .!....;. j..!.; n i.. .
uio v.uiisiiiu.11111, iiioih.7 ir n ii iTirrin, vi e 111. is! ,uF-
sent from it; for wo think he oV know something
of wdutt "Ikim ken U"'"ll and the reason of its
t. . .. . . l .... .
"irninif on." too. troin Ins non e and master v exno-
sition of tho vilo plot, consi.inated alone hv the
unc.pinlcd duplicity ol northern ipjimigngiies in
their olicdienco to s.uithhrn dictation ami rule.
Vhy, Sir, Horace Mann speaks tetli'igly of thevile
purpose to which the Constitution has been subver
ted to meet ; showing irresistnbly clear to us, a'
least, that tho unparalleled crime of American Sla
very had been carried on 111 direct violntion to the
organic Law of tho land. Sir, in direct violation
bf what all abolithutists; Mr. Hoover nnd the rest,
unito in declaring to tho letter, word, and therefore
spirit of tho Constitution, if words hnvo a
meaning. It is needless to ask a repeated adinis-
sion of this prcmisis. In this, the wor'l'ng of the'
Instrument, all mf airrcc. In this, nil W-agreed.
In tho sentence in connexion with the above, you
say, In substance, what has been done under the
Constitution, may bo done and will likely be, ngaiii
"unless it bo arrested by the controlling power of
public sentiment." Very true. Thls is what we
Hll aro so busily engaged to avoid. Hut public
sentiment has been generated in tho hulls of Con
trress, and may ho found terrible to despots In the
A little further down yoii siiy, "TJiO Constitution
Is somewhat u'-iillur to the Ilihlo, that is, mmntjxnl
rkal pull ir'lr it! im'nt make it menu." Very true,
t?o agree with you again exactly. As wo have just
proveu that its words and nienning hud to bo de
stroyed, to niiiko it pronlnrery, w e nre nowA'ngreod
that It, (and for my part, tho Ilihlo with it,) is like
noso of wax, that it may bo changed tn suit the
parties 1 Very well. Hut vrhnt in to becoino t.l
your preinuninition ?
hd what of (iarrisonianismf Do fiurrisoninns
claim tn labor to elevate, to mould public sentiment
to direct it in tho right channel, certainly to
shape It to their own liking (?) Then w hy twist this
noso of wax to suit tho slaveholder? Why, do tell
ino, why can you thus bo led to throw around the
tyrant tho cloak of tho law f Why acknowledge
his legal claim to his victim ? and yet complain ol
his using it.
Mr. Hoover, I think our conclusion is nn una
voidable ono from your premonition laid down.
And now let nic any in conclusion nnd in candor,
that while I can readily imagine an inducement
for tyrants to gain this position, to thus controvert
ovou the organic law of tho land to scrv their de
sign, nnd aid in tyraiiical purposes, I my while 1
(an even In mousiiro piiliitto for tha slaveholder
in s degree, owing to his society, education and
trnining, my powerp utterly fall rn, when I would
account fur thoso w ho aro kiinKn, teiihut friends of
the slave, wasting the finest talent, tho host of pre
cious time and money, biggotedly maintaining what
is worse than labor lost in tho face of 'all truth,
discretion against tho slavo, for tho tyrant, and in
face of thair own every day avowals. I did not
think to nicntion, and hero let us for a moment
try the form of this most powerful of all agencies,
"puMic tenliment" (!) upon tho Supremo Court, wore
our that sontinient. As this ia ono of tho points
Id which we cordially agree, (and wo havo in most
or quito all points, I believe,) then shall wo not
agree upon tho inevitable and noble results that
that would follow, tho Constiution rostorod, its
amplo provisions for liherty soeurcd without spot
br blemish, the tlart set free I
. You point to Art. 1st sec. 2d., Art. 1st soo. Oth,
Art. 4th sec. 2d of tho Constitution, which you say
"is as pro-slavery as the slaveholder could ask."
But, you havo said, "it meant junt ttliat public tn
iiment make il mean I Then it is a nullity.
But I have cnrofully referod to thoso articles, and
Can't possibly find tho word slave, slavery, negroen,
slaveholder or any 61 tier thing thnt can mean slnvory,
If I give words their legitimate moaning, in this
. ease as we do in all othors. I cannot find a single
word that conflicts with the liberty of tho slavo.
Nor could I possibly gain the idea by reading that
(hat document, that slavery over had had an exis
tence under its auspices. Future generations can
not learn it w lieu it be abolished. And now, Mr.
ilootoT, oould you f Your onty answer is no, No
Thon what are abolitionists at war with. Do you
answer, the "intention of it fiamertl" Sir, this
fabrication wui treated in my reply to your first
and bus boon used up by Uorrit Smith aud Spoonor,
and extinguished by Fredorio Douglass aud Horace
Mann, A word in reply to your lost question and
1 will closo, as I have extended my lettor too long
already. You ask, "Will friend Copelaud say
fcy what authority the United States troops wero
out down into Virginia to quoll Nat. Turner's in
surrection J" Anew or t because' fhft Constitution
gives the power to quoll immnectionsl Was there
not a slave in the country, novertholess, would not
thn clause have been proper. Wore the sluvos hi
a'ssurt their rights, and were the Executive a true
a'bolitlonistA-Were he a true man, irouW ltt not lake
th tide of the ilart t Let ns tnko the nuittor
ourselves. Would you not, Mr. Hoover, as a pri
vate citisen ? Do you not claim the tlaceholiler, and
Hat the tlave, a the insurgent t Most certainly you
dot Then, my dear Sir, would younot do the same
o..!"iKivoi'oiiilntiin to the slave, and terror to tlio ty-
wero you in tho Kxoeutivo Chnir? 1 1 pro tlio sub.
joct ends tliun. And in the lnnguugoof that noblest
of champions for the right of nmn, "it is A BIG
LIE, tho hiygrat of big lies for Americans to own n
law fur American Slavery." Let us nil think,
spenk, net nnd voto for those principles which wo
all reengnixo an trutli (!) and justice, nnd it will
trout lllltsiiir. it will Kltw coiiso.iu.o.l r i, nii'ii 11
consciousness of hnving acted wisely in the mutter
when duty hud culled
4 ,,,1 4i, .:.. i ,.r
iMlU (IS tllO liriIH'lpl08 Ol;
. ... . .
itnmiitililn trutli nrn fiimtiniitntit iivop orrnr. ri in
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tho restoration of liherty to tho shtvo secure, and '
thus tho result of 1111 iimin'. inu couscienco when !
wc nnd the shite shall stand l,ef,.re thn ...o.n Tri-1
liuiial to answer for our stcwurd.-Oiip.
. , , 1
J. D. C.
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' ho gavo his pntronngo ns directly to tho fnrritin
j I nule an lo Hie tltimfilii: He did not like our inod
tho ' em w.'rtMies, curse tho one mid patronize th" otb-r
Hut Wushingtou has gone. Wo will honor in his
life the good, the noble. Hut l'.t his weaknesses
' and his crimes bo a warning to posterity. We
Wc havo noticed heretofore, tho proposition to
cxhihit at the World's Fair, the old slave of WasIi-
ington, w ho still survives at the ago of nearly one !
hitntliril mm fnvufy
yirff. in tins cxnioiiiou, ,
however appropriate; the slaveholders ohject. Of;
. iu .,. .ti i-iwi.; i. ni.i ,i... vvinv uti a ... ib. .....
'n.:.. ir.! t ... v . .. ... i...
i ins i. ii n nn ono,. , .,i eiau.i i.. i. in.., u. ii-
is now culled, is however to lie exhibited, to obtain !
the means of supporting him in his poverty
. . . .... ........
lis been advertised to aimear at t 10 fttato rair 111 1
Pittsburgh, this, week;
The identity of the slave is proved preparatory
to th.s exhibition, by a letter from John Mireeve,
an aged and respectable genilcmnn of this vicinity,
and divers affidavits "f o'Iits. Wo copy them as
a record of interest. It will ho seen by them that
Honcral Washington was a freiuent trader in sluves,
buying, sidling and swapping for hind ns his busi
ness interests dictated. It will bo seen too, that
have to do with thoso w ho havo succeeded him as
slave holders and slavo traders, and who hnvo cs-j
poctnl interest in perpetuating these mines, ami
who for this purpose would s.-izo upon the sanctity
which this people havo thrown around his name,
nnd cast it ns. a mantle of honor over tho foul Hoi
of their veneration. For this purpose, more than
for any other, they would build monuments to his
memory, and sing peuns to his praise. It is not
that they love liberty Jiut that they-may praotio
slavery. This history is therefore instructive.
Wo copy from the l'ittsbnrgh Dispatch:
From tho Pennsylvania Democrat, April 22 18.12.
Ne.r Salem, Ohio, April fith, 1M2.
llrnterM Fi i'iul : I urn informed by my grand
son, V. II. Shreve, who tiuderstiHid that 1 was the
oldest man living that resided in tho neighborhood
of Washington's llottom, in Fiiyctto county, l'u.,
that they thought I could remember when Wash
ington built tho tirst hoin.0 and mill on the aforsuid
hottom land, and other information respecting his
lieing tliere, &e. lu order to lend on to I'mf wliu li
1 know respecting it, I shall speak of myself, lu
the time of tho Kev.diitioii in 177.1 and '70, my
father took mo when I was in my minority, into
his regiment, whftr I remained eight months n
volunteer, and about live years a commissioned
olbcer. The year after the liritish moved off their
iiruiv, in the year 171, in company with n relation,
wishing to see the new coiintrv, 1 passed over the
Allleghenv Mountains, crossed the Yonghiogheny
river at Itohbstown, nnd the Mononguhila at Par
kinson's Ferrv, now Williamsport. Wo staved
ono night with a farmer named Itecket, near the
ferry, whero wo were informed that (ienernl Wash
ington had passed a few days before, to see his
laud on the Ohio river bottom, below the month of
tirnve creek. He had been to si c his laud and mill
in Fayette county, and sold his slaves and other
property that lio hud there. Wo went on to
Wheeling, which wits tha frontier settlement. 1
crossed over tho Ohio river, that I could say 1 hud
been in the Indian country, now tho State of Ohio.
I returned in September of that year to Now Jer
sey, where I remained until tha year 178 then
with my wife nnd one child, moved to Fayette
county, Ph., and purchased a small farm of one
Imiitlrcd neres of Levi Stephens. I soon became
acquainted with tho old settlers. I will mime
somo of them. Levi Stephens, Win. Hoc, James
Purdy, Peter Vandolph, Col. Leonard Cook,
Viiniueter, Moses Thompson, Samuel Hums, llen
jiiiuin Harris, llleakley, Xutliuu Brown, Dea
ler Brown, Peter Puttersou, Itccd, Kicliard
Noble, and others.
The Sttito of Virginia claimed all tho land West
of tho Allegheny mountains to ths Mississippi riv
er, and North to Lake Kric and tho St. Luivreuco
river. Tho inhabitants who settled on tho waters
of the Ohio, Mononguhelu, Allegheny nnd Yongh
iogheny rivers beforo the closo of the lievolutioii-
ary war, settled under tho Virginia claim but
when Mason aud Dixon run tho boundary line,, at
tho closo of tho war, between Pennsylvania and
tho States of Delaware, Maryland nnd v irgiuin,
tho most of those settlements lay within Pennsylvania.
iVbout tho year ITo.l, fiovemor Dinwidis; of A ir-
ginia being informed that the French from Canada,
anil tlio Indians wero making settlements on land
supposed to belong to Virginia, ho then appointed
Oco. Washington (thon about twenty years of age)
Colonel, and sent him with about 4()0 men, to as
certain the truth of tho report. On reaching the
first Indian settlement on tho waters of tho Mo
nonguhola (who wore friendly, and not in the inte
rest of tho French) ho was informed that the
French and Indians were in Croat force at the
junction of the Monongahola and Allegheny rivers.
wnure nicy nun a tort, called tort liuquestie, built
whore Pittsburgh now stands, and wore preparing
to attack him. Washington took a stand on Laurel
mountain (about seven miles east of I'niontown)
where lie erectod a Stockade Fort, culling it Fort
v : . .. 'ci. l- i. i i .i : " i
Necessity. The French nnd Indiana eiime in groat
force, and demanded that Washington should cap
itulate, surrender the Fort, and retire over tho
mountain. I believe this was tho scene of the first
military qxploit of Washington, where the citizens
of L'nionUiwn and vicinity are talking of erecting
a monument to his memory.
X was informed by the old settlers alluded to,
that (ion. Cioorge "Washington uftor Braddock
defeitt, and after Fort Diuiiiouso was taken, and
the Frenoh nnd Indians driven out of that country,
and tho settlement commenced Washington being
a Surveyor, went into that country and niado his
home awhilo with Col. Crawford, who wus an In
dian trader, who located hhnself on tho bottom
land near Now Havon, opposite Connellsvillo,
the Yonghiogheny rivor. Crawford purchusod
many improvement rights, under the Virginia claim
of 4U0 acros each, lio gave Washington tho four
traets"6f luYitl containing about 17 hundred acres,
strict measure ; nnd Washington gave him a' female
slave in return for the land. When he oommonoed
tho improvement of the land I tin not know.
Thnuiiis Brown, son of Elcazer Brown, Informed
mo last spring, that his futhor, sW uncle Nathan
I'ennsylvanin, nhout the time of the Vhikey In-
surrcc'tion In IVcstern Pennsylvania. .! havo for-
Brown, being Btone masons, htiilt the wnlls of the
mill, and Sctii Stephens built the wood-work in the
year 1774, and left tho mill, four tracts of land,
slaves ami other properly, in the enro of Major
(filbert Simpson, who was culled Washington'
partner. Tli'i dwelling hone, except tho attach
nients, wns hnilt snmntim"! before the mill. Thou
us Brown snbl ho saw Hen. Washington when li
was there in August lirt-t, and sold his slaves ano
oilier property tlmt lio had there by vendue, nnd
oissoivcii pnrili.-rsii I p wn.i .'in,pr .-.mi jin iu-
ioeivcd the foregoing iiiforinntion from tlio old set-
ihtk, iinu iruni x uuinusi uruwn,
,.' . 1. 1 .1 r a. 1 f 1 1
M v fullinr iiitrchnm , tin inur (rnftiioF Innil
i 1 r 'in 11-
Jlv minor r
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nshioirt'in's llottoms. in Knvettn county,
P" tlio year. 1 re-l.leu in rayeuo fOiiliiy nearly
''iny T'-urs nciorc removing to 111c Maie 01 vino,
1 remain with respect, ymr friend.
To William Campbell.
AFFIDAVIT OF FUNTEMAH.
Wr.sTs-OKr.i.ASt! Cocsrv, s; I'ersonally "l,r',"r-1
ed hefore me. a .lut'-e of the Pence in ntid for said
County, l l NTKM 'U (alias .Simon W iislnngton.) ami
m,,,,, f. in solemn oath saith he was horn in (luinca,
in .tii i-i r i.i ihin..: m i.i(, -J
l unteinnlii tlu.t wiien l was y n , mio ,....
..... Ani.i.tvit.l I.. nntit.lf. nr iiiv mvti I'ulor. nnd tnken
. .i -i . .... .... i i....n.Hi.... man.
" i - - -
. . ,.' .. ... i.i.-i.. i 1..
rt,., ,v nii il i men, iinu iiroiiuiii to i iiiiuciiiim.
Tin ri 1 first saw (ieneral Washington, who camo
lird ana puriimse.i mysen nun iinu! oun-i".
. ... .. .. .1 .1.1.:........ .....1.
I reei et tne t.enerai wen; 1 iim-u m m inn
II to his f"m'.'i : '.hero 1 worked, some ti.m s nj, the
farm and some times us a waiter in the house;
lived thero until I was man irrovii, nnd longer;
was living to him when ho left to go to tho war.
Ho was a good man to ine; 1 would like to sie
him, lait io is gone ; during the war he sent me
out to help a man of tho mime of Simpson, at a
mill w hich was erected in what was culled Wash
ington's Hottom: I was thero ncvernl years; after-
wards I was sold to Bazil Brown :
lie was not good
to me, ho was cross to me, mid 1 run awny rom
1 n.rnv from
him. i heu Brown sold mo to ( ol. hdivard U.ok,
Washington Tp., Fayette Co.; 1 lived with him
many years, and got married to Sueky, who he-,
longed to Captain Bums ; I had fourteen children
they are nil dead but two. I nm not sure ol my
Sold 1110 to Col.
exact ii-e. but 1 am nini'O ttiiin ono
twenty years old ; I do not expect to lire much
longer. When I die, I hope to go to Heaven and
u..n niv nl.l master, (iener.-il Washington. 1 I1I1I
ii t'jmt ,1(v ,nmglit ino to this country, where I
ad that they brought me to tins country, w.icre I
,ve heard of Jesim I hrist anil vvhat he did to save
tis. none to me il t nrisuuii, iinu oo lorcttr win iu
and all good people lire.
Simon ( x ) Wasiiixotox.
Sworn nnd subscribed, this sixtli day of Septem
ber, a. i. 18j3, before Dli.a L. Sunn, .?. V.
AFFIDAVIT OF ANDREW LINN.
Wf.stmorkland CorNTY, ss.-l crstuiuiW api'r
4 hnf.im mo, it .Tu..l..o of the Pence in and for said
County, Andrew I inn, Lsq., who being duly sworn
doth depose and say, that on tho ..id ot this mouth
ho will bo oi
will bo eighty-seven years old ; that he was horn
in tlio yeur iiuo ; that in or anout tuo year nrjuri
he wont to what was tlien culled Washing-c,n
ton's Mill ; (iilbcrt Simpson win. then there and a
Colored man culled Simon Y aslnngton, vtlm wasi
known ns one of tho servants of fleneral Wah-,)r-
ington. That he bus known the suid Simon over
since the suid Simon wus sold to Buzil Brown, audi
uftcrwurds to Col. Kdwurd Cook.
Sworn nml subscribed, this sixth dnv of Siitcm-
her, PJiia, befoul Ukla li. Suiril, J. P.
AFFIDAVIT OF CAPT. ROBERT LYNCH.
Westmoreland Cui ntv, ss. Personally appeal"-
ed before mo, a Justico of the Pciioo in end lor said
Count v, Captain Hubert Lynch, who being duly
sworu'doth depose and st'y.'that ho is seventy-six
years old ; that ho bus lived in the immediate neigh-
Lorliotul of what was Washington's Mill over since
i ho was live years old; that when about eight years
old be went to Washington's Mill ; Simon Wnsliing-jinoro
ton was then there, assisting to tend to tno nii'i,
in and carrying out tho bags; (iilbcrt Simi-,
son was then there ; binion was known us a slave
of (Ieneral iVnsbiiigtou then, mid always so spoken
of in the neighborhood ever since ; that he lies of-j
ten conversed with Funteniah, ulius Simon Wush-1
iii"ton. nhout tlio time be lived with Washington ;
. ... . . n , . . I ..
that Simon always spoko ol ticlierai u niugion
us ono of tho best of men and a good master.
Sworn nnd subscribed, t''i seventh day of Sep -
teuiber, lciid, before Bela B. Sunn, J. P.
AFFIDAVIT OF GEN. JOSEPH MARKLE.
Westjioiiei.an Coi-nty. ss. Personally P!,our"
ed before uie, a Justice of tho Peace in and lor suid
unity,' ticiiernl Joseph .uaiKio, wno nemg uuij
sworndoth depnso and say, that lie will be seventy
seven years old on tho loth day of next February;
that he has known Simon Washington for nhout
fifty years! that when he first knew Simon he was
theu apparently an old man ; that ho raised two of
1 .....i 1... ... 11 l.n ...,.., ...
Simon s Hons ; that ho hns just heard read tho dep-
nsition of Simon Wiisbiiigton, token betoro Justice
Bola B. Smith tin the Oth of Septcnibor, IcoJ; that
the statements there inu.le aro substantially iu ac
cordance with what ho has always heard trom old
Simon and those living in tho" neighborhood of
Washington's Mill, nnd thut deponent believes
thoso statements to bo true. Joseimi M..HU.
Sworn mid subscribed beforo mo, tho 7th day ol
September, a. d. 153. S. B. Weimer, J. P.
AFFIDAVIT OF W. D. MULLIN.
Westmore.and Coi:nty, ss. Personally appear
ed before me. a Justice of the Peace IU and for said
County, William D. Mullin, Ksip, who being duly
sworn doth depose and say, that he is in bis sixty-1
seventh year; that ho has known Fniitcriiah, alias
Simon Washington, for more than sixty years; that
from his nppouranco when ho first saw him, he
would suppose Simon Washington wus then between
fifty and sixty yenrs old ; thut said Simon was ul
ways reputed to havo been a servant of Oencrul
Washington. W. D. Mui llin.
Sworrt and subscribed, this 6th day of Septem
ber, a. . 1853, beforo Bela B. Smith, J. P.
LETTER OF HON. JAMES TODD.
GREENSBURG, Sept. 9th, 1853.
,. ColonelJoseph Smder
the statement or alliduvit of Simon Washington,
horoin beforo stated. It agrees with previous
statements I have heard him miiko, and with tho
general report in the neighborhood whero Simon
has resided for more thau sixty yours. I hope you
will succeed in your enterprise, ut least so fur us to
remunerate you for your money spent, your timo
itnd trouble, mid have something over and above
to comfort tho few remaining duvs of Simon, and
enable him to live with his wilt), from whom ho
has, as I am informed, been cruelly separated, at
tho instance of thoso w ho ought to support him
comfortably in his old ifge', and permit him to re
tain his wife with him.
Yours, truly, Jaiies Todd.
STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA, WESTMORELAND CO., ss.
Court ot Common Picas of the County tit " ost
moreluud. ia the Cuuiuionwealth of reiinsvlvuiiia,
do horoby certify that Bela B. Smith and S.
Welmor. before w hom the foroiroinir affidavits wore
duly acknowledged, and whose nnuies nro iu their
own proper handwriting, are to tho foregoing cor-
tineatea appended, wero thon and now uro acting
Justices of the 1'cacc in and for aid County
Westmoreland, duly elected and commit- nl.
.Hid to all whose olliciitl acts anil deeds full faith
ind credit aro of right due.
In testimony whereof, I hnve hereunto set my
innd nnd iiOixed tho seal of said Court, at Cuccn -uirg,
the eighth dnv of September, in the voir ol
nr Lord ono th jlisuiid eight hundred and lil'ly-thi oc.
JoF.i'il (lnos, I'rothoin.tary.
. . ' ,'r.viii.. ..'Wl l.v Mr, s',,,,1, 1
resolutions is tho following, ....ere.l bt Mrs. Surah ,
Otis Lrnst :
,v,,ro, That the ladie of our Slate are loudly !
ii, ,, i,.. ,t, ,.., ,i -..,,r,,!iv .to,'r ,
,,10 ,1.H,J ,.,i u, n .fw prnliiblting Dip
tra.lic in nr.lt nt snirits inld-d to our code. For the
women u..iu piuucipninig m us proceuninns. i ji
170, this Mr. Unrrisoii nnd others retired from the
Oouvention. Dr. Lvuiun Beecher, Bellamy Storor,
K,lw,ir'1 "'.'!r. and Dr. Lees, of Lngland,
I were uiiton the proii ini nt sicnkers.
'''ot IN Ai.i.koiilnv Citv. On Tue-day afternoon
-a very rerious disturbance oc.-iirre 1 on Middle st.,
i in the above city. Tho following lire the circitin-
iiiruc.i iiii ui tne oilier side oi mo river, mid tie
taking uiniidud his property (i. e.) his slaves. Alter a
1 consultation with the mother of the children, (who,
ho says, has lived with him several years us his
wile, ho being the father of fill youngsters,) she
not only cjiiscnted tn accompany bun to Baltimore,
1 but actually expressed tho strongest desire to pro-
.......1 .1. !.!. f.l. I ,l. I II 1 ... .
Xonr.l Wfc.Tr.il!. Ol -In.Henti.ins of a clmng-;
ing puhlic sentinient are niatiif-sting themselves in ,
tho North Western lark of t'M "tate. We should I
that oven Hunker Icmncracv was losing ;
gMimd there. Lately the Williams County Den--I-
nerat, old linl, declared for tho tree IVinncracy. '
On the, Hd in. t., two Ittinocrittic Conv-Mtl-'is wcr-; ;
at Hcfianco ; olio a repicscututivo tho other a ,
senatorial. In Loth of these an earnest h.ttle raged .
hctweon Hunkers ami Progressive. Thn Coiiven-
,. ,, ,ii (,,, v.ir,,,,,,. !
..f lot te,
' . ,n.
1 uultling, and Hotianc
. ... ...
i;.,lt.moio riatlorm ami rresiuem i .er,-e.s .viunn-
.. ., ... ni -
isirulioli. inus lar. ino rt-sis-.an. c, minuter, me
rt.it. In t ia renrescntaiivo voiivcmtoii uie same
. - . . . . . . , .
-ii ii- i ...
resolutions were decided against I icr.e unit
riatlorm, 17 a voio 01 r i.ii-oiir to crrnii. iinir
. . ;,., nnHrritt 1 ec ares its nteution to sun-'
"f the latter, nnd resist the former,
1 It is a little hopeful, when old line I'cmocruts break
j their truces nnd kick their drivers in the fat- in such
The Ladies of Hamilton County recently held a
great Convention and pic-nic,
in a grot e near Cur-
tluige. Addresses w
luiL'e. Aihln ss.-s W -re read, resolutions disi nsM'd
,., n,1,iiite.I. and a society formed called the Ham-
.. ,.,,.. t,,,,,, ,. ,,-.;..,; ,. il, 1
,..;.. ,,i r, rtli evrv m ;' )',.! i.,.il. in i.'il.l..-
,i t i i
i'iiiI private, to induce, all legal voters to cast their
votes f. r noi e but reliable temperance men. We
rail" t labor to aid our brothers in the temperance
j,..,,,, i.r,e the tritHie in spirituous liquors can be
M,.,rrssed, nnd cm- t't.ite redeemed from
purpose of iieeoiip"sh!.lg tin so objects, let the sac
rifice be he vili.it it may. that work shall be done,
that i.itliictici) exerted, that aid shall be allbrdcl.
Our peace, prosperity aud happiness depends upon
its accomplts.mie.iit, una wo tnercioro mcujru uur
'oi - our all, for its perf.-mi.ineo.
Tw Lissucl'iis''tts Slutb Tianpeinnr.e Convention
wa" ",,,,J l" "lu- ' "7 ""
stunees iiiteniiin"! tne an nr. ."sonic nine ago. we
noticrd that u slave mother and her four children
had been rescued from the charge of a man named
Stevenson, from Baltimore, whilst he was procuring
u conveyaneo to take them from the Federal street
station to the Pit. Kailrou l depot. Since then one
of tho children has died ; the remaining three, with
their mother, wero cared for by the colored people
of Allegheny city. Stevenson having cleared out
immediiitelv after the rcs"ue of the fnmilvnnthing
was heard of him till yesterday, -a ben he
i-ei-i iniuier w iiii uer master, j no i.nicr uiu not
'feel liko leaving without the children, who were
seen fid by some colored philanthropists in a remote
- part of tho city, so ii.-eompaiiied by n guide ho set
out in quest of his little ones. The colored popu
lation on Middle street learning his mission among
t(ielli tl)1.,101 put . m,ic nnd gave the Baltiniorean
1 tho soundest drubbing h ever received. Brickbats,
jpans, kettles wuro used mid it was not until ho re-
leoived secralsevero hruises, that tin uuido his escaiio.
t . .. 1. , . .... . .. ., n- ..... . . , .
.iiavor 1 an., ue-.iring oi tneanair, proiupuy scut
his ofticers to tho ground, mid bed six arrested.
They wero brought to the office and fined for dis
orderly conduct, utter which they wero discharged.
Stevenson is still in the citv. but from thu fore-
,llsc K( , receivd of the. kind of stutf our col
tirct population is composed, wo think ho will
t brirtll v attempt another sh
hardly iittompt another slave-hunting expedition iu
Allegheny city. Jimjuiliii.
KinNAiTiNn A gentleman from Mnysvillc, Ken
tucky, iiiiiihiI Jereiuiuh S, Ballenger, when walking
nlongtith st. .Cincinnati thought he roif tmi.ed in the
proprietor of a barber shop th
raped from bire-somo ten vein
rupriouir of a barber shop there, a slave that es
ipod from bin' some ten veurs ago. In the altei--
noon Deputy I'nited States Marshal Black appeared
nt thn barber s)n-.i nnif nrrosli.il llio nlle.reil tioritivn.
L ho RO(,8 ,y the name of Oeorgo Brown. Tho ne;
gro was but little concerned, and walked to the
Commissioner's Office with u jovial air. He suid
lie knew that he could prove that ho, was fnSo-borii,
nnd ho could not, conscipieiitly, bo iu danger of
losing his liherty. Mr. Ballenger was not absolutely
(Hisitive, but if this Cioorge Browi and his Mosc
wore not identical, there was between them tho most
remarkable resemblance that overcame to his know
ledge. The alleged fugitivo sent .telegraphic dis-
pwciicH to ins menus in TiiriniiB pin ts to cumc ii.iu
provo Ins tree Inr'.n. ,
Brown claimed to havo born tmrn in V lnoennes,
and it wiu learned that Mr. lieo. J. Clark, from thut
pluco, w ho knew him well, wus in thu city. After
a short delay Mr. Clark appeared, and expressed
lliucii surprise to seu eruwii, vtiioiu ou uuii kiioviu
from a small hov. under arrest. Chirk, with tho
attorneys in the case Col. Cliaiubors for Mr. Bal
lenger and Judge Key tor lirowa ana .11 r. Uallon-
ger retired una had a privuio conversation, tin
returning, Col. I hainhers announced that t-'lnrk
story was perfectly satisfaetorv. Ho wan entirely
positive as to his recollections and knowledge of
Urowii s birtli and boyhoisl. lir. Uulionger would
not put his memory of ten years ugo against Mr.
Clark's certain knowledgA.
Upon this tho (.ommisKinnor announced that lieo.
Brown, tho alleged fugitive, wus discharged.
A Neoro Case in Oreuon. Tn the Oregon Males
man of July 2(ith. we find the following report of
ciiso, which derives somo interest from the fuct of
.. . . . . i l .i.- i ..
US ueuig me nrsj in which me siiojeci, oi muvcry
lius boon ullndcd to by the courts of thnt Territory.
Robert Holmes ri ?7uthn'nicl Fol d. Hubtut Cov
ins. Williams. C. J. Tho petitioner represents
that tie Is the rather ot three children, named Jumes
JcnriV and Kosanna; that they are wrongfully nnd
luirslily held in restraint by respondent. . Ilepray
j in his right as parent for the custody of mid i.-hil
had paid her passage M this country, nnd a great
1, (. '(11,l?,i ,,, , Sl.Dtnl, und that 1
10 ,- given her note and promised to work it out.
I.ut that recently she had been very undiitiful, and
i. ,.i i.. i ... . '.nv,., n i,..iw..,i
trial before nn exiuniiiing court, bo was bound over
for his niiii.Tinini.e nt tin. eirei'iit eo'irt. in the sum '
..Hcation to -ilay goes on Vi'Mi unflagging energy. It
IH nigiitlv played at no lens than hulf-u-doitoii thea
held ters, nn-l ntlrm ts crowded ho.'cs at the X,ili,.,ml u
J' '?. wl, re H .n, I,-.
diet!. The respondent answers nnd says, thnt the;
etitiimer is a negro, nnd with his w if'e njnl the. suul.
,. , ;.. .1... w'i.... ..r Mu.....!
iiiinv, were nw slaves m mu .'i.no .
Thnt they came w ith the respondent to Uiegoti, anil
tl at said petitioner and l'i? wife reinuined in the
si'-vice of the re-mud. nt for sevenil t ears lifter
arrival here.' That the petitioner "is poor and .
and ut.lit to have the care of sai l children.
Tlio respondent inakvs 110 claim to said 1 hildren
hecnuse their parents were his slates in Missouri. .
and certainly none can exist, f..r as soon as the lews
of Oregon touched I (he unities, tin relation of inns-,
01 i n t'on ion-11-11 10- i.p.n , ...... -.
t r nnif sliiv" was dissolved, ami the petitioner nnd
... . 1.. i- 1.. 'I I ..:
mu 'nnnivA , ,1(.t';titiouer. ' '
" IV u: Ton's t'.trN" h:; Wonir aim -t world-
nle 111 its currency ami lame. ii..uij i.s.
m:ii:. 1...... t n i..nii,l nt viinmu
... II ..tl.. I ... .... n
,., ,!., ,.. .,,; Xaiionnl Theater in this
:,,. .,,. r...i..,i .... itoiiirpiifl'i-i tiii"iiiciilciits.
,.r.' 1 ..;.,., t,. I,esuiirat nonrlv
very nouse, iinu
w o evii,.. t i.t to tviinestt i iii-ii! t on ii iiiifuui
irratid Italian opt-ra perhaps with Mario as l'n
.,-,, (irii:j u K1;,r, ,i(, ,,. ,.,,, ,1.l.l.ll .
. ., . - '.i -..... .. m- n....u
mil'' ns rue rem r r.va. c lii-ur inn n -
........u... I...I. r n u.iP.fiM Ol H IV ti'.S
iinnm-i inoiiiini i- in.- " - .vi
tines ,,r scenes rctirescniiii'' I lie entire story I nun
jp)(t , ,,,,, .iSt.,,,t.T. " It is highly spoken of
,y t1(is0 ), vc, He ;i. ilt ynW ciuup. fnt or
l,iv imoai-iial it mn he. e havo no tiuans ot dc-
ternmiiiig. Jt will 111 duo Ruusun oe e.xnioiicu.
Cnivr-r: St vr.nv.- A novel ease was disposed of
by the Itccorder ot ."-'an V'riunysco -.it the l ':h tilt, j
.1 Chimve girl complnineil that she had been Ixuight
ill Chinu by one of her countrymen for ninety dol-
l!'r" l,n" '"'""g"' i"1" couiiiry, w nere sou uu-
..1 n .1 .i.'.i .1... ii..,it l. I,
1 1 .... .1.... 1.1 ,.t .,1 ..,!.. tor 1, 111 1 iiiiMTresw. .ne
ill si 1 Hlll'eu lllul PIIO 1111 11 1111 ll.m. . . . .
l..nl m.,1 i.ni.,t..r no. I l. nl niieiiiiiteil to leave but lie
world not let her. The Chinaman shit' I that ho
..... .... ....
i.. .. -I.., n ... ... ...... ,i;...i, ,.,,,., I niwt ite.
i..t, .. ..I, -. ..... r
ordered to be released from servitude. j
Dti. T. . I. Tut xm.E. of lioi.iiecouutv. was arrested
on last Saturday night I Pith inst.) "nt Bmlingt 1
charged with an attempt to steal slaves. After a
railing tp give tho necessary lionds,
littcd to jail. (iov. Morebcad, S. T.
he was commilteil to mil. (mv. Morebcad, S. 1 .
Wall, and S. M. Monro upneared for tho defence;
.Mr. Men.iejiUid Judge Kiukuid for the prosecution,
-! 'ZSHTf-' ;Z '
Arrr.t or a I'l ef!' sS' Ate in TiiiLAnEi rntA.
Sent. l3.J-Wm. Spriggs, a fugitive
claimed by Dr. W'hitridgn.of Baltimore, wits
arrested hero this afternoon by n young iniin of X,
a son of tho celebrated lieo. F. Alfierti. A hearing
was had beforo Commissioner Ingiiiluim, when the
Fugitivo acknowledged that ho was a slavo, and
refused to havo counsel, A warrant was, therefore
out, uud the sl.tvo wits started for Home w ith
master. Thero was no excitement- no colored
persons present et tho heuting.
Black and White. James Williams, a colored
man, who has been in business for some time past
in Pearl street, whero ho succeeded bis former ein-,
plnyer, n member of tho Society of Friends, has
entered into co-partnership with David l'liimli and
J. J. Achcson, white men, and tho (inn is doing
business as importers and w holesale dealers iu
china, glass, nnd earthen ware, No. 71 Barclay st.,
one .bior "list of (ireenw ich street. A co-partner-;
ship like this is a prophecy of the good timecoming,
when the hateful spirit of caste will havo wholly
difiippcaredjroiii among us. .1. V. Xluiidurd,
Slave Stampede. The Cincinnati Commercial
says thero was n serious negro stampede from plan-'
tatioiis sixty miles back of the river, iu Kentucky,
Saturday night. Of clevon slaveswhodeciiniped.
fivo succeeded iu crossing the Ohio, a few miles bo-
low this city, yesterday. Their pursuers wf? in
town last night, but lea'riiing that the fugitives hud
got twelve hours ttai t, gave up the chase.
,, , .... ,
New Political AssociATioN.-hc "Hards in
the city ol aow lork luive t.rmeu u new politicur
to, aru lorct or exciuuca.
, ,, ,, . ,' .. ,
A (..kid Movement.-A general meeting of Pres-
idents and Direetora ot various r,,ilrou.ls in the
the month of October, to consider the adoption of
such general measures us shall irtuir.l ugainst occi-1
. .., .,r,, v .
dents on railroads, uud give mora confidence to
C. C. and C. IIailroad. The grading for the
double track to (iralton, (which is ull thut is yet
under contract,) is iu a forward state; say tw,o-
thirds completed ; and th iron will be put down
l.nf...... l.A ..t...n ..r ,l.n n 1, tu u-n ,.,lni-Mliiinl.
ill eonteniphition to continue the work of grading
to tiulion this winter. 7',w Democrat.
Js-J- In Jlav last Mr. J. J. Boherts was resclvtcd
President of tho Itepublie of Lilrfrin over Chief
Justice Benedict. At the piimo timo Stephen A.
Benson wus elected Vice President. At the end of
the present term President Koiierts will have served
eight years as President uud six years us Govoruur
of Liberia iu ull fourteen yours.
JssJfTho Missouri river has opened for ib.clf
.1... ... .1... i:.. .:. . : t . i l.
now ouuei, in nn, .iimsissippi, csiiitiryay VTUCH.
it succeeded iu culling a new mouth, ft ueboueho,
into tlio Mississippi, ucross tho point of laud lying
about half a milu above whero it has run of lute
years. It now strikes the Mississippi in a direction
which Is likely to prevent tha washing ot tho Illi
nois or eastern shore to any injurious extent. At
the lust uccr'ttiifs two ste.iniors bad passed through
tho new chute, und this may now bo regarded as
tho main channel of the Missouri.
fcaTBmijiimin Orecnleaf, the well-known math
ematician, "author of several arithmetics and an
irlgebru, snys thut more cloth is manufactured yourly
on tho Mcr'riinuo Bivor and it lributavi' than on
my other river und its triliuturiis in tho world.
This is nut a mere guess-opinion, but is derived from
o lenrii from the Biitnvia (N. Y.) papors
that jud"0 Dibble has decided that tha sale by tho
Seneca Chiefs, in 1H ll!, ol their hinds near Buffalo,
to thu Og.len Company, wus fraudulent and illegal,
and that he has grunted a warmut lor the removal
of tho occupants of tho land.
Jrjf- Harvard College opom thii year with tho
mriittti ciubbcn ever Known nt intic mamuuun.
JhyTho Ohio Cultivator says, thero will lie say-
enly-five County Fairs in Ohio this fall. This
dniblo tlmt of New York, and three or four times
at, many as any other State van boast,
association culled the. Doiiiocm ic Adiu.iui. ine
Assocmtion. ' No peraon can be udn.itted wIkhIocs
not pledgi himself to support the Higitlvo Slave
Lnvv, an. oppose its n.ne.ufineiit. 1 hose who voted
lor mi Biiron and Admns, or Dix nud uates, in
From be Tribune.
society, on a virgin soil, terlain rude, bulky Agri
of cultun.l stn'.l'-s cilti bo produced' at less cost by.
Slate Labor than auv other in other words, it- i-J
cheaper to rob the Li'lsiicr than to pay him. That
il,;u I. n .1,.,, i.a;..l,i..,t r.,.,1 f,.ll,i. ;.,o i lovnniess we
ally triinferr,.,.t f; thir Spuiinh shivo-steiVingnegli-Jesus
burs. II. nee a British uiitiiironism to tl.e impudent
I here is nnimrrcfrion more g. o ......
try, and m ne can lie moro fnlse; than that whic
represents the Hi itUh Aril(rary as intently, rfi -their
dally hostile to American Slavery, and ettely lo
ignorant, boring lor ii overthrow, when 111 fact .thrro 1. lip
other t-vrtion oftHe . Uritish p-opll. .C.'oMd .JKmsiblj:
the f,.fn t-i.,.t.; , whici h.; :.-f!ricnl so .I)''1 ',vn,',,,j
t,v v-,t, cmriicipation and antipathy t ' Vor".ig af
t,u Arhtocrni y. There nre, of course, phihin-
..... . 1 ,1 1
thropie and foltrJ.t-iudjmhMi mils ninong tne At
;. 1,. .,t,.. it,,, o ist nci ol'Him ry. and
'does not ntfect, and should not obscure, the truth
1 thut Orout Biituiu's Abolition of the Slave Trni
.tttu-l ""Vest JidiaEiuan,-,lDe'tice were tot tr.nii)?!a
by sell-interest, but wort avU of self-sacrilioo rare
Piiilaiiei.I'iiia, ' ly cqunlcd in human annuls, and were not pronip
shive, ted by tho governing class, but were forced ttH5(
! that class by a pressuro from benoath too intvuso
I and t.si formidable to bo safely resiMd.' .i ,,
I But wo had purposed -'1 sii:iik' niora iliroclly
of the' recent Address of British Democrats to the
American Democracy, which we received and piflv
mnde lished somo months since, nnd w ich in a more iut
hi.t ! posing form has since reached us. The spirit of
this Address is so deferential yet so inard, s,.tle-
void of rashness or busty censure, yet so faithful In
i Truth and Humanity, that we earnestly commend
i it to the gravest and" most candid consideration.-
The address- n! .r"pnre am signed in 'HuncJ
Will remain for sonic dnvsepen I mil who ciieoso
shrunk from peril and suffering in their effort," fF
'the extension and securing of equal rijh'j .1) All;
! The names signed to this nd'Jrtss nro in truth to
I Mime extent preshtiiiivs i:i their.eliaractcr they
. Htiind for a ehiss, long depressed but unbroken i.i
spirit, mid for n cause w hi. h, since its active Mil1
porters nre now few and tic spited, finding tho por
ou Hou,il rewards of their labors iu lo:-s of cmployniir t
'nr f patronage, in prosecutions uud imprisonment
: is only tho more certain to havo commended e',?
to their understandings and consciences I'fj.ti it
seV'iri'd their public adhesion. , , . ,
That American Slavery is now one of tho most
-;,.... obstacles tu tho "nroL-ress and triun.r,t of
; ,., ,1L.orv " .aysa mi'n-
. J , . ,.t lh.mwral.:. u U
wjV(, into otcinul exile from ngepfxed liuJlianU,'
, MMrm ,tl v,,etunl banishment from distraej
I . . ,... ...i!.., ,i.. ...... .i.:..i, r ti, siwrf
, . l!.i:.,:J
would gladly l ast. i. its overthrow; Vit .M'"?, M
'marked exccplions to the (ieneral r.imp.n.'vricy
tvliercwitli all factitious and itrhitrnry iiic.iialinc,
cffoiii'Mon a'l'on1; a pcplc vociicrous lor I'emixj,
r.t. v nn. n gai 1.' ! 'V h'r ditnry iioii-pr.Mlueers
while the c:U. nshe c...stiiiivl'4 (r rcl'ifts f other
min's lahor. Kvcn tho lioriil.l.i fr.(:H.
Trade f.oni i- l.ed for years tii.der the protection and
support of ,hc Uouse'i f lairds, the Uen'eh of Ilish:
ons hcaililv cisuieiutiug with tlio majority. Tha
I' w till, d norsoiuuics wllu'n we ucrasumi'l"
from as contemn
of .1. . 'i-v nil ev'titions' to
tl.e t-eneml ntiin
ei.ftl.cir cU'r." Jr .ionler'; tho
grc.it niej.iriiy sii. nny legr.ri i;:1. m homuiui ,,7f
n an IMni.i r.i. y Willi snug complacency. q
long struggle for !he outlawry ol tlio .Slave Trado
n,i,l lor tliv' Ir.iii.i l.uiaiicipauoii was maoc, un
I y Loi !h or liir Imps ns a cluss(d.ut niainly LJ J)i
scntcrs, (in kevs r.i.d Mi .iliLiusts, in tlj. tii'Uet:
then l.y :mi. a'.s, tr.nlivmen and tne iiierury t-i:j.si
tic. tlaine gia.limlly spicading until all tho uioral
r-ml iKtelligiit were m nl cdaml ntlcctod uy 11; uu-
til the Anti- laierv scniimcnt Lecaijio so ijeiirix
,nnu oierwi ciiuing nan tiiugovt i "-1 j
it us hills ili:i 1 .amines noKscsMi:gnvcri colisiderubll
it asi!i us tl 1:1 countries pi ssesMi:gnverj coiisideruuio
share of liberty. Tiir Aristocracy, so fur as it yieU
ded to tho current lit all, did so only becauso their
only choi. 0 Icy .ettieii lUiiing wi'h the currtnt
or I ..'ing s opt dov. 11 by it. . ,, ', -.
.To-day t! ni-v is b. r' W liKcred, I'n'.idi lutcr-
i 10 ,-.ni ert 1.1:. o.
II c.llllgllla. 11; inns ivu.01
... 1 ..r, ......I.- r..l. 'I'n.iiu.iai rener-
nn fisii ill I ill' r, mi I lie cniiii i'liliiiii in i?i.i v Mjmu't
' . ' ...... t . . . , ...... ..... .. ........ -. . ... .
al iinmosiiion. that inli llient Free Labor is chen-
per than nnv other, it is uUi pluiu that'm uyoiinj!
.. 1 .. ... . .
,,.,,,,,.., .i,,,,!.!. i,ii lii, mj, niJl' (l-r't Inn of
Sugar enn be made for less cash by it ph.iit.-r..vhcj
pat s his field-hands with the whip than by thosu
who imv them in moiiev. And so (.rent Britain,
having abolished Slavery in her own West Indies,
sees with jealous eves their Su'r growing gra'-lii-
and pertidious Mave-lrado ot I nun, in w men, Mm
philanthropic is probably subordinate to tho met,-.
nhihinthrome is nr.ibnl.lv i
caiilile iiiinulse: but this new phase of the uuostio'j
to examine it in our I'Mldici.tmn Utticc, and we urgo
those who are not already convinced of tho fuct to
seo for themselves, that liiuniig tho names of .Uie
signers nro in very .Iced those of tho most faithful
and fearless British Democrats men w ho have not
.. ,. . ."..,. .....n.. .,.,.i..,.u
w(f col,f t.1)t U) bo sheltered a little longer under.
'the roof-trt-e of our fathers smoked a little it uiu
nnJ , rfwtl jbt, if ypW insist on
ty' ,mt fctnlwoul, be wise to dl.s;..rd it fornught
, ,, ,. Amor en lins to ubr us in its
stead?'' i'ntair us these ouestione are.wiVo ds
not see th:iL.tli" are mit annoing and embar
rassing to l-.uropetin Democrats? With a popular
untrained to reason, and a locust brood of letan.ersj
und boneficiuries of Aristocracy, predisposed to
condemn the liberal cause, wdio does not feel tha
such questions, carry u. weight far beyond whutthey
are in.iin.tice siititlc.t t'. . , .
As wo have now many readers who wero not
""'" '" entires, o. tne ..ruisii ..ci.-h r...-.. .
Shivery wus first received and printed, wo shall
I give place to it ajnon.
ii:.i lie 'I il i .. i.ui .1." urn iiiii.n ... ..j..u
Wo cttruct tho following from a letter of Henry
C, Wright bi the Liberator, from the Cryrful Pulaec'
Before, nndcIofiS to nie.'is the Greek Slave, eta'n-
ding right botweeit Washington and Webster twin
sliitchuiiters! Was this by design? No, that ooul.f
not have been; but il is 'a reuiarkableco'iiicidenee,',
us Kossuth says. . F.very American csfi but notice
the fuct. 1 walked nil through the I'nited Stales,
and could not find a fetter, a chain, a llaudolff. pri
a slave-whin. Slavery is ls. lished in the -f'iiteif
States, ns she is exhibited tu the gate of other na
tions! Americans uro ashamed ot lho most promi
nent font uro and characteristic of their ,ol?tf try,
In this Crystal Palaoe, tvher.tho orti hicels, tlioi
United Slates dares not flourish- hir. VnhiiM, ana
chains, nnd, IJuoJhounds, in Uie face of Britain, It-,
aly, France, Sw ilierland, or tiveu of Austria and
turkey, thut are right opposite to tier, ,au .wswn-,
iug her in tho commission of national deeds ofditfki
ness aud of shame. She lxiusts of her liberty, but
she (piajls beforo the contemptuous frown ot A us-'
triu und 't ii'rk.Wf Th.i nation are openi their,
despotism. Tho I'uiicd Sdi'to p 6rti;ti'itiis a worse
despotism than they, under tho nu,j) yf liberty,'
and hunts tho fugitive slave whilo she JiVyt, 'it,
'Asylum for the oppressed of all lands'.' 0, 11 1 uy
badl hen w ill this Kepublio become truthful tint
honest. At present, she is tho muni , unblushing,'
malicious and uuscrupulous liur on tlio globe.' . , . k .
At this moment, I feel voiy sad. I brokq off al?
the above pitVugraph.'and w t.pt to so if V could!
find any tperimuns of the ingenuity nod. industry tyf.
the Indian. 1 found keveral ludiun tiilie rcpre
seated hore; but they occupy only a Utile eorier...a
hidden nook,c,en ami noticed by few. . To their
handiwork is very boautiltO. V.bereis the JndH
an?' 1 asked of one of the poliv. I,n,yw.duiiitrM
said ho; '1 will uliow him to you.' He did o,
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