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INDIANA CORRESPONDENCE. ANGOLA, indiana, May 13, 1855. To Tat Editor or Tim Buoi.s: Yu Imro al ready received, and published reports of tlis Cin cinnati Contention, which, though tolerably fnir, voetn to me, to come short of simple justice, to either the Convention, or to the Publio Sentiment ( Cincinnati. But this inofBcioney of our innnhgement, cannot be obviated, until we can procuro nnd pay report ers, whoso only objoct shall bo, td miiko a report f proceeding!, commensurate with truth mid hot the wants or wiiihes, of Proslavery, Commer cial, Social, or Religious interest. Tho design and object of abolition Convention which ie to triune public sentiment, in certain In ealitios, to diffuse into, and thoroughly permeate community with the highest and broadest viow ot human (Veodom j is measurably lout, by any at tempt to suppress cither in tlio discussions of such Conventions or in thoir report, through the press, the largest liberty of thought and speech. I am the more induced to these remarks, from a 'notice of the very imperfect and fragmentary ro tepor( of the Cincinnati Correspondent, for the Anti-Slavery Standard, of last week j fur which however the Convention is in no way responsible. A report, which, as it appears to mo, not only dis credits tho Convention, nbd the anti-slavery com munity of Cincinnati, but is positively niischicv ohb in its tendencies upon tlio public mind, which had a right to expect at sorb a time, And from such a place, so lately demonstrating determined action in favor of freedom, an enthusiastic nioctiDg, of breadth, and depth of character, such as the grow ing public sentiment demands. Such reports found in any but the Ami-Slavery papers, would perhaps need no criticism; nnd if auch reports are in truth, tho most creditublo that can be given, then is it not questionable whether the time and expense of such Conventions arc at all warrantable, as tho publio demonstrations, of Anti-shivery Ministers, Lawyers nnd Judges in that community and the heart of tho people gen erallygive a better, broader and mote hopeful view of progress, than could be gathered from itch representations, on such facts if they exis ted. It is true I believe, m.d tho opinion of some -others who attended the Convention corroborates the view, that the real position sustained by that meeting was not of the radical and determinvd character which would now bo sustained by the most intelligent Anti-slavery sentiment of that city and of the north, nnd this .perhaps may be said of any, and all, tho Liberty Conventions that have been held during the last year. Still the An ti-slavery Convention of Cincinnati, was by no means the tame nnd soulless thing which a natur al inference of the Cincinnati Correspondent's view- presents. For, upon its platform the most ultra .-.and dissimilar views of the question, brought be fore the meeting in the resolutions presented by the business committee, wore not onlv tolerated .but welcomed, Dy a majority of the" Convention, who saw the propriety and even tho necessity of covering the utmost limits of the question, in their discussions, from the fact, that nothing is found in heaven above, or in the et.rth beneath, too holy, or too sacred for the support of American Slavery, at tho hands of recognized ministers of the gospel, and most Reverend Doctors of Divinity both north aud south. ' ' . It is also due the Convention to say that it sup ported the ovist just and faithful exposition nnd criticism, of the disastrous results of fusing Anti slavery, with Whiggery, and Democracy, and the sjoro dangerous poli ical element Know-Nothing-Uui, thut has yet, fallen under our notice; a fact which lias perhaps had some ngen?y in the color ing of the published reports of the meeting, nnd a point which in lh present history of our movement is overshadowing in importance, and mnrkod with fatality, to the principles of abolitionism in its re sults. To Mr. Julian, of this State, who was chairman of the Convention, we wcio mainly in debted, for the manly, and able argument, which fastened conviction upon so many minds, of the baseness and perfidy of this pi liticnl clement. Many other things deserve notice, us reflecting character, and Merest upon the Convention ; such as the attendance, and manifest sympathy, of sev eral prominent Lawyers and Ministers, together with Judge Parker, whoso lato dccUiniiK in the Slave, Rosetta's case, so eminently distinguished him, from Judge Luring, in the Burns tragedy, and Levi Coffin, tho Isaac T. Hopper of Cincinnati, whose life, though unwritten, by a Maria Childx. is an epistle, known and read of hundreds of wan dering fugitives; who have shared his willing pro tection, nnd hospitalities, and have found his house a refuge from the pitiless, bloodthirsty man-hunter and his more rapacious hounds, tho ' good ciliz'ns" of Cincinnati; when for obeying the high law of his nature, he was a criminal, before .the law of the land. ' . These things, which may seem to the casual ob servers prions littlo intrinsic merit, denote a con centration ef forces, w hich nctualisea to some extent our ideal of tho "good time coming right along" whon all "shall see eye to eyo" tho criminality ol American Slavery, and shall resolve all expedien cey, into the truo and divine test, of sacred human ity. On our way home we held a meeting at Win- cheater, the county seat of Wayne county, Indi ana, noted for its strong minded, nnd strong armed, women, who caused, about a year ago, the streets of Winchester to flow with wine and bran dy, which in the gross estimate of some, is even more preoinug than "milk and honey." Those fif ty -four women, have all been indicted for tresspass, rnd found "tiot guilty." Tho expense of these .trials including also that of their husbands has been to the County wore than six hundred dollars. n amount most tellingly expended for the crea tion of Temperance Sentiment, in that nnd the adjoining Counties, which nro now bettor prepared to sustaiu the uow prohibitory Law of the State, Jb.an any others in Indiana.. .."fW were glad to meet again our warm hearted friends, who so cordially welcomed, and earnestly cooperated with us, in our former visit to that jdaco, two years ago, in company with our esteem ed friend, Parker Pillsbury; whose eelf-sacrilieiiig labors there, have produced most healthy results, and whose name is still cherished with grateful remembrance, by all who knew him. There too, re marked the footprints of II. C. Wright, and Oliver Jahnsdn,: who many years sinie "walked . the wilderness," lowing a golden teed, which but 'token root, and ie now produoiug a glorious har vest, 1 For here are some of the truest men' and women, who are bearing the burden and boat ol toe day, and are ever ready, to struggle or to fall, in the foremost rank of the army, fueling euro that i ., --"'Tie the martyrdom to-doT, Brings victory to-morrow." . sThs fi-jendaai Winchester, oount It great gain, to hive been favored within the last year with rerles f "lffrori from Jveeh. 'barker, upn the Uible quoslion. His meetings upon that, a id oth er topics, were spoken of, with the greatest cnthu si an m, nnd he wilt ever be greeted with a warm r! ccption by tho frionds of Reform, in that place. We found a groat demand for Anti-Slavory meet ings, on tho part of tha slave's friend", and a spir it of vigorous oppositions from conservative, Amer ican Church worshippers. Much good cojuld bo accomplished in that county, by Radical Anti-Slavery Lectuics, and wo were indeed sorry, that cir- cuhistnnces would not allow us tho plonsure of a longer stay with thoso who wero willing and do tcrmincd to sustain the broadest grnun 1 for hu man freedom. We regret to say that Nnow-Nnth-ingiin has in this, as In almost every other enmity of the Stato debauched and rendered cITeininate. mucri of tho anti-slavery sentiment, that two years ago promised n certain trimnoh, both politically Hid religiously, to the principles of freedouir Wo comfort ourselvos, however, that among th"sc who have compromised tho first principles of human rights, in tho vnin hope of doing good scrvico to anti-slavery, are some wise men, to whom a word only is sufficient. On our journey from this, to Steuben county, we found quito a largo poition of tho country nearly inundated, from late heavy rains, so that wo began to fcol, as we proceeded onward, in the faco of great difficulties that, like the Apostle of old, we too, might havo cause to glory, if wo over escaped such perils of sea. nnd perils bv land, nnd worse than all, perils by falso bridges, to say nothing of fasting nnd fear, or watching and weariness, be side our constant design, to hold meetings in Jay County, in which we wero sadly defeated, but we were almost compelled to say, ns wo ovcrc-imc what seemed at first impossibilities, that, with our own littlo stock of patience, and fortitude aided by such heroic and daring adventurers as our old, and tried friends, Sulcm Green nnd Elijah Write, of Camden, Jay county, who most kindly led our way before us, bridging tho streams that could be bridg ed, and fording, almost swimming others, which had neither bridge or butnicnt left, at the expense of now and then a plunge into tho water from the floating planks and logs that wero in every direc tion intercepting our watery path, that by tho help of such forces wo too, could do nil things. These men .mo among tho fe.v moral pioneers, who for the last ten years havo kept steadily on their way. since Sidney Howard Gay and Charles Lenox Ru mond, under the auspices of tho American A. S. Society, penetrated those dense furests of the Wa bash, in the hope of finding upon that fertile soil, the type of stern manhood which should bo the promise of the race, nnd tho strong pillars in the templo of freedom. You will not wonder, that the project though a grand one. should fail, wbe 1 you learn that the country U still a wilderness, w ith but few inhabitants, nnd thoso scattered over a great extent of territory. We also made a short call at Fort Wayne, an iinpoitiint city, nnd rail road point, noted for its pro-slavery character, where we arranged with our friends, Doctor Mary Thomas and husband, to hold anti slavery meetings at some future time. Ever Yours for humanity. Ever Yours for humanity. JOSEPHINE S GRIFFING. BRIGHTON, MICHIGAN. BRIGHTON April 26. 1855. or tiie This part of Michigan haB been tho theatre of great revivals. Different churches have vied with each other in making prosolytcs, but the M. E. Church has taken the lead. KIders Benson and Cusatt have lately closed a protracted meeting in the district w here 1 had been teaching. They prayed some of the most terrific prayers, and preached soma of tho most outlandish sermons that could well bo imag ined. Elder Benson said one evening, that this is a world of merry, but the future is n world of judg nient. As far as (his world was concerned, we could not see one particle of justice in tho govern, nient of Cod. Said he. If God dealt out strict justice to the children of men, ho would hurl the rumseller nnd tho slaveholder into Eternity in 11 moment. He gave liberty for any 0110 to speak I commenced exposing his inconsistency, in giving 1 ho right hand of fellowship to matchless villains. who, he said, owed their present existence merely to the injustice of God. wh 111 he called out that be would hear me some other time. Accordingly, soon after, I gave notice that in the afternoon of th next Sabbath, I would hold an nnli-shivery meet ing and expose the great sin of the American Government and Church. I did so, but Benson was not present to fulfill his promise. The conce nient sctson had not arrived, and probably never will. In tho forcnooti Elder Cosart read tho chap ter that commands men to submit to kings, and servants to submit to masters with till fear. ili said many would join a rich and popular church, who had no affinity for a ciiurch of humblo prctcn- sums. a church that admitted to membership the lowly, tho poor, even the poor stare, a church in master and slave meet on n perfect Iced, His meeting was prolonged till tho hour for the anti-slnvcry meeting had arrived, when the shep herd nnd his obedient sheep fled, nnd left only a few to contend with the wolf. Among those who left was a member of tho, Ropublican party lately c in verted to Methodism, who wishes ho had a few "dawkios" to wrrk his "font," and regrets that tho Ut denies to Northern men privileges which Southern' men enjoy. His brother owns numer ous slaves, nnd treats them woll. just as he would, wero he allowed to own staves in Michigan. He said if abolitionists could only seo how happy the slave, aro, the, would have no more to spy in favor o, emanc.paiiou. me name 01 ...is enraoru.nary man is Zabriskie, a descendant, I bcliovo, of one of tho kings of Poland. I full that those .fho left were the ones who most needed tho teachings of anti-slavery truth ; how ever the meeting was well attended by earnest non-professors, who seemed to think it no more than right that the church should be con demned for supporting tho greatest ciimo of tho ago and nation. I said that church moinbers wire not the only dies to blnmo. Eeeiy man in that house teas leagued with oppressors. 1 know of but ono man in Brighton who wiih ready to abjure tho (J. S. Constitution, to refuse to ohey its infernal re quiremeuts, and trumple it under his foet. A half a dozen voices said, " You had better go to Canada. A singular idea, that a man must leave the coun try in order to rebel against the Government. A gentleman said, slavery was very bud, but be did nut think one set of men ought to boar ull the blame. He said the speaker had seemed to cast all the blame on M. E. Church. He seemed to tear a spile against that Church. IIo seemed to be afraid the whole town would turn Methodists, if he didn't do something to stop it. Methodist held but few slaves, compared with other churches. They were but a small body of Christians, How could they abolish slavery, with all tho other churches and the world against them f . I replied that n bumble Nazareoe had been able to shake tho world. Thousand of publio teaohen among the MethcdUti cluiwed to b his disvlplee., . If ;''-l they tecr his disciplos, they could remove American Slavery. They did not kisi to remove it. They did not tclitit what they yitach, that note i tho accepted time. They said immediate email cipalion was not desirable. They would attend to that "mm other lime." An elderly lady rose and said, " The church is expected to bo a pattern for the world. It should not excuse Itself by laying it was no worse than the world. It should I bel ter. It should be a light set upon a hill that car not be bill. " If. indoud.' said she. " tho church Is L.. 1 ..... .1 .1.. I J 1. !. I.!.. I. tt... no ueuer iiinn inv nunu, it 19 0111 nine urni, judg ment should commence at the sanctuary." Mr. Ethan Roberts, uiy brother, being called upon to speak, said, if the churches lead to sla very, they must not expect him to follow. Metho dists would spurn as it vile wretch the man who should steal n pair of bojts, but if ho stole n man in them, they wuuld welcome tho thiof as a bt other beloved. Tho American Tract Society had written tract after tract against every liltle, mean, sneaking, un popular '". but not one tract had it oror published against the great, popular sin of Ainor.ca. Col portours need not ask him to aid that Society, till it could muster courage to denounce largo sins as well as small ones. That Society said a groat deal against Sabbath breaking, but ho had much rather his little boy should nsh Sunday after Sunday, from dawn till uar l,ll,n Ter e'"ve a icuuw man. llo solicited subscribers to the Bugle, and ob tained one. Another man apologized for the Mathodisl Church said ho lovo 1 religion, but hated slavery. He would do nothing knowingly to support it in the least. 'Io would sooner trample on tho Con stitution. Tho meeting then adjourned sins die. It is to be hoped that the light of truth has pen etrated tho fog of Methodism in this neighborhood, though Cosart assured his hearers that very morn ing, that Satan and his emissaries could never pre vail against tho Church. - They could never entice a single one from tho "throne of sprinkled grace." Yours, for the emancipation of man from phys ical and mental bondage, GEORGE ROBERTS. Editor nf the Anti-Slavery Bugle: I wish to proposo the following Problem to tho ingenious mathematicians of Salem and vicinity in hope that some ona of them may help me to t solution. Will you be good enough t give it 1 place in your paper ? Problem for Mathematicians. It is required to find two cube numbers (either wholo or fractional) besides 1 and 8, whoso sum shall bo equal to 9? DIAPHANTUS. The Anti-Slavery Bugle. SALEM, OHIO, MAY 26. 1855. To render legal the institution of marriago nmong tho slaves ; to preserve sacred tho relations be which tween parents and their young children nnd to re- Slvestv Persons, decreed Slaves Br a Mart i.axd Cou rt. Nine years ago John Townscnd, a farmer of Maryland died, leaving a will, by which he emancipated his slaves, TO in number. Fear ing lest his heirs might break his will and thus defeat his humane purposes.he also executed short ly before a death, a deed of emancipation in order if possible to moke sure of their freedom. Tho case has been in litigation till recently. First the will was set nsido by the Superior Court of tho State on tho alleged ground of Mr. Thomp son's iusanity and the seventy persons declared slaves. The last suit, which has just been deci ded was brought by tho friends of tho slaves to test the value of tho deed of emancipation. That loo has been decided against them, and they go to their chains, without hope. Thus do slavehold ers shut up every possible avenue of freedom, and defeat tho efforts of all, even of their own num. bcr in its behalf. Slavery they intend shall be as hopeless as the grave, and parallel in its continu ance with human existence. The Northerner who advocates freedom, is a "mad fanatic." The South erner who emancipates his slaves, nOfords by that act sufficient evidence fur the courts to decide him a lunatic. Colored Patriots of the American Revolution. Wo commend the notico of this forth-com-coniing work, which will bo found in another column to the attention of our readers. Mr. Nell is a faithful, intelligent and talented friend of the Anti Shivery cause, and an ourncBt laborer for the elevation of our proscribed colored fellow citizens. Wo trust ho may be amply sustained in this enter, prise, v Inch will doubtless do good scrvico against the piejudico and proscription of this country. North Carolina. The people of North Caro- Una are agitating the following prepositions, viz peal the laws prohibiting the education of slaves. These measures, it is reported, are soon to be brought before the legislature of that State. From tho legislature, we cannot of course ex pect any docided action in favor of sucli measures, but that they are agitated by the peoplo, is a most encouraging indication of tho progress of justice' Tub Marvlanr Pilgrims. On tho 14th instant, some of tho Marylanders g it up an imitation "Fore- f,ilhfr ftiiv " Firat thpv vtsitpil llie Tihife of ibn first )an(1. ()fthe M UnJ pi,grim,, under Calvert, in mi m h gt M an(J nrtcrW!lr,is 1 R . . four mile, further, to the former site of tho city of St. Mary's, the capital of the colony lor two-thirds of a century now a part of a planta tion of 2,000 ncres, (probably a slaveholder's.) There reinnints to mark the site of the nncient city, onl j an old Female Aoademy, and an old Episcopal Church, in the anoient burying ground. It would be woll if these "sons of pilgrim sires" would enquire what agency slavery has had in creating those ruins f r Fugitive Slav Case i.v Calimrni.1. Recent accounts from California, give tho particulars ol an attempt to carry off a young colored man from the State as a slave, lie wus taken as a elavo to California before its organization as a State. He was brought before one of the State Judges on a writ of habeas corpus and released from the claims of his alleged master. Subsequently a process was obtained from a U. S. Commissioner fur his arrest as a fugitive slave. What was the result of that effort to enslave the poor boy, we have nut learned. Errata. In the last paragraph out two, in Amos Gilbert's article, we have his authority for saving that it was not the "scholar," but tho alien don of the scbojnr which is divided. Nor in the third line of the next pwagraph, did fi? mean to insinuate that recreation does oof exhilprsie. potter than "o0 Orewtwo.."' -t' EIGHT PERSONS EMANCIPATED. We find thi following el.igular and Important facts In the Cincinnati Untitle of the 2d lust This mother and her children have mado- A most narrow and furtuiiAte escar.e from Slwery. We trust the "forty to fifty negroes" now on tho South Carolina plantations will be also emancipated. Cortain we aro that the Executors, Mesers. Ernst, Harwood and Jolliflo will leave no means un at tempted to iroure this important result. lh' Gaietto says I "Over a year aince Mr. Elijah Willis, of Willi. ton, Barnwell District, South Carolina, enmo to this city nnd executed in the office of Jolliflo & Oitchell a will, benueatbinz to his wife and her heirs and assignees nil his property, real nnd per sonal, to the vnluo of ?150,0D0, consisting of two plantations well stocked, and from forty to fifty negroes. His wile, Mary Amy Turner, and chil dren, six in number, are mnlattoos, and were hold by Willis ns slaves. Mr. Willis agreed with Messrs. A. II. Ernst, Edward Hntwood, nnd John Jollifie, whom he mvlo his executors, that they sould bo mntiuuiitwd, nt d ti nt tl.c tiuUotf might dispose of the remainder of his slaves at his death as they deemed best. Mr. Willis return ed t.i his plantation. Yesterday morning he ar rived from tho South on the Jvcob Strader with his wife, her mothor and, six. children. After so- curing a hack to convey the family up to the Du mas House, Mr. Willis with a daughter held by each hand approached tho carriage, nnd wns in tlio act of stepping in when ho was seized with a palpitation of tho heart, to which he wn subject, and falling backwards cxpiied in about fivo min utes. Coroner MenzLs held an inquest over the body, and the jury returned a verdict in accor dance with the above facts. Mr. Willis was about CO years of age, a very rcspocUblo old gentleman and has been married to Mary Amy about thirteen years, and always manifested toward her and the children a warm affection. Ho has been in bad health several years, and his relatives, who reside in tho Barnwell district, havo frequently impor tuned him to give up bis business and travel with his family. He left home about four weeks ngo, not, ns they supposed, to make said trip, but to come to this State, free his family from slavery, and provide them with comfortable houses on free soil. Having done this, it wns his intention to re turn to South Carolinia, settle up his nffairs, and live the remainder of his life free from nil care and anxiety. Bad health for several years was an additional inducement for him to pursue this course. "Tho remains of Mr. Willis, accompanied by the family, were taken to the Dumas House. The family appears to be deeply nfUicted by Mr. W's. sudden death. They are kindly cared for. His last will is in the possession of Flamen Ball, Esq , counsel for the wife of Willis, who will attend to her business, and seo that she obtains that be queathed to her. The funeral of Mr. Willis will take place to day. "Thoso who nlfcct to believe that tho abolition of slavery would lend to universal amalgamation at tho North, will ploase mako a note of tho above case." Proceedings of the As.vivERSARr. We give the proceedings of the late Anniversary this week. Next week we shall publish the speeches mado at the public Meeting. luc Continentals. Give n Vocal nnd Instru mental Concert, in the Town Hall this (Friday) Forkiov News. The Baltic brought news last week of an ineffectual attempt to assassinate Louis napoleon in Paris after his return from London. An Italian discharged two pistols nt tho Emperor in the public street. Napoleon it is said has relinquished his contemplated visit to the Crimea. In England, Parliament is doing nothing. Pop ular discontent with the nristocraey nnd disappro val of tho conduct of tho war, and even of tho war itself seems on the increase. Tho bombardment of Sevastopol hn gained nothing for tho Allies, nnd has been discontinu ed. Tho probability now seems to bo that the scige will be raised, and tho allied army seek its success in conflict with the Russians in other places for a time At least. PliARirEF.isM. The Golden R.1I0 is a little reli gious sheet published in Cleveland, characterized ny its zcai raiuor man iy its taienr. its editor is evidently a benevolent man, though somewhat touched with bigotry, andas the follo wing paragraph shows with a spico of that pharisecisin which says, "Stand by thyself; I am holier than thou." ' Is it not wicked, very wicked, to class infidel abolitionist with Christi..n abolitionists? Editors do this, ministers from the pulpit do this. The most liolv, zealous, self-saenficinjr servants of God aro classed with Garrisonites, Parker Pillsburyites ! Is not this unjust f Is it not slander tho basest kind? And will not the Lord visit for this thing? The effort to make odious an opponent by slander nnd stigmatizing is quite common; tho "feeblest, meanest nnd most reckless minds resort to it, whon hard pressed ; but how nro we pained, mortified, when religious editors, ministers, nnd grave D. D.s stoop to this baseness! Surely we have fallen upun perilous times 1" The Massachusetts Legislature has passed a bill designed to limit the action of the fugitive slave act. It forbids any State officer tohold the oflhe nf CS. Commissioner and incapacitates any Attorney who actst'orasiavechiimant from praoticing in tho State Courts. It passed tho house by a vote of 229 to 43, in tho Senate thero wero but three negative votes on its pa?sago. Governor Gardner has vetoed tlio bill and the Legislature have passed it again by more than a two thirds majority over tho veto. Resolutions or Colored Citizens or New Yore. In order to inform our readers of wiiat was be ing attempted for the education of the colored youth of the county, we published the other day a part of the proceedings of tho National Council. That body consists of a small number uf represen tative'' of tho different States, elected, we believe annually. It teems that their constituents are not all harmonious with tho action of the council. A portion of these constituents in New Yurk hold a meeting last week in Rev Mr. Hodges Church, nt which the following resolutions were adopted; Resolved, That we do not acquiesce with the National Council of Colorod Poeple in the estab lislimui t of proscriptivu institutions, or in other measures set forth by that body. ' Resolved, That we protost ugainstany attempt by uny body of inur. o(, any color in trying to strengthen that which is dying out of itself. Kosulved, That it is unwise and impolitic at this timo to establish an Industrial School or erect a building for free colored youth , if free, lot thorn have the freedom of Schools in Free States. Resolved, That we hail Avith pleasure the exam ple uf the Star io the East (Massachusetts) which shines brighter than ever. Sho has opened the doors of her Schools to youth irrespective uf com plexion, and we look forward to the djty when tbe Stato of New Yoik will follow br example. . ,;. . MEETING AT COOL SPRINGS. A Meeting 'or the discussion of the principle nnu measures 01 worm, will bo held nt the Cool Spring Meeting House in this nunty.ox Satchiut tne 16th of June. Sevoral Spoakere are oxpectou to be in attenuate. COLORED PATRIOTS OF THE REVOLUTION. As a meant of enlightouifig publla stntlmtritl- nient on an interesting, (jut much-negtoctoJ depart ment of American History, tho subscriber has been induced to male a compilation of facta por (raying tho patriotism nnJ bravery exhibited by ColoreJ Americans, on land nnd r.ea, in "the times that trieJ men's souls," embracing the old French War' of "65, the Revolution of '70, the strugglo of 1812, nnd lub'equcnt periods. These facts hive been glome 1 frjui military records, Stato documents, private correspondence), and firesido conversations, confirmed by oral and writ ten testimonies of Joiin Hancock, Governor Eci ns, the lato Judge STotir, Hun. RctrttT C. Wis- Tn rop, Hon. Tristram Bcroess, Hon. Cuari.es Pincknev, etc. etc., and by tho tributes of Wasit Tu.v, Lafatette, Koscivco, Tiiomas JcrriRsox, and Qon. Jacko.v. The subscriber is indebted for further Interest ing facts and testimonies to John G. Whittier, Robert Purvis, Esq., (the Bard of (roedum,) lion. Joshua It, Giddtngi, Wendell Phillips, Eso. Jt-e. Henry. If. Garnet, J. W.V. I'cnninrtnn, V.D. Prof. Qtaroe 11. Vashon. William II. Dili, AV7 , Edmund Jjrkson, , Rev. Theodore Parker, Charles Lenox Remnnd, lion. Chaihs Sumner, Prof. Wm. G. Allen, Hubert Morns, r.iq.. Rev. Amos G. lleeman, lr .V. 11. Delamj, William Wells Jvte, l.ijdia .Viina C hild. Txu-is and Milon Clark, James M' Cune Smith, V.DRi p. lit m y F. Harrington, Hon, Henry Wilson, The late lniry Bibb, John M. I.anristoi), Esq. Angelina J. Knox, David Lee Child, Esq. Rce, John W. Iswis, Rci: Daniel A. Payne. Hon. Gerrit Smith, Hon. Anson llmliiigainc, William Vutci, Esq., James M. Whiljleld, William J. Walkins, Esq., (tho Poet,) And sevoral others. The work w ill contain an extract from nn Ad dress of the National Convention of July, 1853, an' will bo interspersed with interesting sketches (publio nnd personal) of tho Battlo of New Or leans, tha Insurrection of Nat Turner in Virgi nia, nnd Denmark Nenzin in South Curolinin, and tho Now York Negro plot of 1741, as in part detail ed by Pslej W. Cii vNDLKR, Ei'j., in his "Criminal Trials." Also, nn account of tlio strikes for liberty by Joseph Cinquez, on Board tho Amistad, by Madison Washington, on board tho Creole, and by the heroes of Christiana. Among other contents of tho work will bo found proofs of tho acknowledged Citizenship of Color ed Americans, with a Letter of Hon. W. H. Sew ard; an account of tho proscription of !olorcd citizens by tho Federal Government ; New Eng land Colonial action on the treatment of colored persons, bond nnd free; sentiments of tbe colored people on Colonization, tho Fugitive Slave Law, and Self-Elevation ; together with reminiscences of Phillis Wheatlv. Paul Cuffcc. (Navicator.l David Walker, Richard Bannekar, (Astronomer,) James Forten, J. B. ashon, Richard Potter, (Ven triloquist,) Hoses Easton, David Rugglos, (Uydro pathis,t) Rev. Lemuel Haynss, and other cele brities. Tho book will be graced with an introduction by Mrs. Harriet Beech er Stow e, and illustrated by engravings of prominent historical events ; nmong them, Crispus Attucks nt tho Boston Massacre. 5th March, 1770, nnd tho Colcrcd American's valor on Bunker Hill. Also, n J'ac similie autographic certificate of General Washington, conveying nn honorable dischnrge ton colored soldier. lu the effort to publish this edition, a heavy responsibility (pecuniary und otherwise) has been assumed by the subscriber, wiiicb he believes will bo appreciated by the friends of human ity uud progress,' who aro invited by this circular to forward their names and subscriptions for copies. Sould sufficient encouragement be extended, the work will be issued iu May ensuing, at tlio price of jl.OU per copy. Ou receipt of price, tbe book will bu mailed (postage paid) to subscribers. WILLIAM C. NELL, 21 Cornhill. Boston, april, 1855 REPUBLICAN STATE CONVENTION. Tho State Central Coiuuiiitco at Columbus have issued tlio following call tor a Statu Convention : THIRTEENTH OF JULY PEOPLE'S STATE CONVENTION. To the Friends of Freedom in Utio : At u meeting of tlio Republican State Central Cumumtce, appointed by tlio Anti-Nebrubku Cuu vciiliou wtuch assembled iu Columbus uu tbe loth of July, l.-ii, it was rusjlved, in compliance with the public voice, that u Republican Stato Cuiivcn- tiuu, to bo composed ot IMcgattts choseu by the iudepciidcut Ami-Nebraska vutcrs of Ohio, who participated iu tlio glorious triumph of last year, and such others as may sympathizo with tbeui, be culled to uieut in the city of Columbus, on Friday the 13 til of July, iSij, lor the purpose of uominu ting candidates for the following offices, to wit; Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Auditor of State, Trcjaurur ot StnieSeci entry of Slate, Attorney Goiioral, Member of (ho Board, of 1'ubbo Works, and two Judges ot tho Supreme Court. In vouipliauce with tho uuul rulu of representa tion udopied iu Statu Couvontions, it was resolved thai tho ratio of leproauutatiuu iu the Convention toasemUlo ou the lJiu of July next, should bo one iJelegatu lor every live hundred votes cast iu each county ut the last election forjudge of the Supreme Court, uud also uuo additional Delegate lor every li actional vote su cast exceeding nine hundred uud ttliy. It is recommended by the Cuumiittue, that the Republican Fiiuuds of Freedom iu each county meet at tlio usual plrcu of holding Couuty Conven tions, uu Saturday the 7th uf July, fur tho purpose ot uiiuosmg delegates, uucording to the above ap portionment, to represent them in the State Con veutiuii to be uclJ 011 the 13th. Wbeu it is considered that, iu additiou to the officers for the Exccutivo Departments of the State Go eminent, there is to ee chosen a General As seujbly.uu which will devolve the duty of selecting a V. 6. bouator tit nil the place ut Uou U. F. Wade w hose term expires in '67, and beloro which will come many measures of Reform in the domestic policy uf our State, the importance of the approach nig election, will be comprehended by our retlouliiij; lellow-uitiztus. If the outrage upon the rights of the Free States by tho repea) uf the Missouri restriction, made it a duty last year to bury all miuor differences iu a united egort to arrest the progress of the Slave power, how much stronger has that duty beoouie by the more receut exhibition, of fraud and vio lence at tha Kansas election', and tho denial of the rights uf citiieuship and the posessiun of proper- Fur lack of room.we emit tb iperifled. number of dolKt from umk-wuttf. ); '; !. . .. . 1 . ty to frco cititenaof Missouri and Kamnit Tb day of oomproui!sa'fcB gone by. We therefor appeal to our fcllow-tlthren to l aotive and viglr lant. Bend op a delegation t4 tie 13 ef July, . Convention like that which assembled Intear impressed with the magnitude of the' mfssicA', representing the dignity of tie Stste and the Will of their constituents, and assured iutccm wilj again crown our united c Hurts. By order ef the Committee. A. P. STONE Chairman. L. G. VAN SLYER, SECRETARY INDUSTRIAL CONGRESS. The noxt leasion of the Industrial Cor.gifM will he bold at Cleveland, Ohio, on the Cnt Wedtesday of Juno prox. and continue in sisaion several day. It is oomposed of delegates from all aioci,atb'4 that may bo pleased to send them, a.a)ci tJi fei males being cm equal footing. Any cumber of sons can meet, resolve themselves into nn orgaof i itiun and elect a delegate, nnd if there are oxii. fifty persons, an additional delegate can bo chosen. T.ie rights of Labor nnd the relations of the people; to tho soil are tho main topics, though all other ii forms are resolved upuji. Frceduni is its motto, and its extension, it J sole object. Will not the friends of Liberty nnd Humanityr throughout th Wost send a strong delegation 10 Cleveland n)fJ June. There is no time for delay. A collection is usually made in the meetings appointing dele gatos, to pny thoir oxponscs, Tha Congress is na tionnl. Send vouchers with your delegates. By urloroftho ExeccX" CMurrTKJtj, TO THE RADICAL ABOLITIONISTS Wo nro few but wo nrenot, therefore, to ccs4 from our work. Work for a good cause, bo that causo popular or unpopular, must ba work to the end. Our undertaking, as radical political alxiliiroil-' ists, is to remove slavery from the national ttfrrito,' rios by means of our national political power, to remove it from tho Suites also, by means 0 tho same power, whenever tlio States shall tbcm solves refuse t rennvo It. For the success of this undertaking, wo must depend, under Ood, uyon, ourselves. Of all tho political parties, there U but ono to givo us countenance and that one in point of numbers, quite insignificant The Whig and Damocrntio nnd Kaow-Nothing parties are each made up of slavo hr ldors, lit woU as non slaveholders ; and hence, tho condition their continued existence is, that thoy shall not Attack slavery. Members there are, of each of these parties : who are oppose! to, sUvery. ftut for any one of those parties to assail slavery would bo to dissolve itself. Tho Frco Soil or In dependent Democratic party is, we cheerfully, ad mit, an anti-slavery party. Nevertheless, it dcpiej tho rights of tho Federal Government to tone) slavery in the States; and, sad to eny, it admits the Constitutional authority of every" slaveholder to claim every State Government for his sUe cith er. The American Anti-Slavery Society, or Gaj. rison party, like ourselves, labors, within, the liny its of moral suasion, to abolish slavery ; but, ut . like ourselves, it employs no political power to tl.. end. What is still worse, it seeks to separate ti Free State? from tho slave States, and to leave t!- slave States, so fa,r na concjrrtg (he political powc of the free States, at perfect liberty tw coTtto. their oppression and torture of the black man. t Tbe Liberty party is tbe only political party la the land, that insists on tho rigit and duty to wiei4 the political power of the nation kr the oVertbrf. of every part and parcel vf American Slavery, That little party not only claim's that tbqr if e law for slavery, nnd can be no law for that mon sweeping of all piracies, but that the Federal Ccu stitution demands the abolition of all America Slavery. State or national, Circumstanced ns we are, brethren, is It not ear duty to como together, for the purpose of enlight ening each other's minds, nnd cheering each other'-f hearts, and strengthenen each other's hands T W believe, that it is, nnd hence we take the liberir to propose, that a Convention of the tadipaj politi cal Abolltionis of all parts of the country be ho in SYRACUSE, N. Y., on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, the 2Cth,27th and 23th days of n June. Wo think it especially important, that'th O ' ventinn bo attended by all, who are accutome-1 - lecture in behalf of our principles, and by fit who are disposed to embark in such lecturing. s Tho occasion will bo a very favorable ope fcs "t3 doring themselves mote able and mora Osefui rf this department of labor. Nearly twenty yes" ago, a Convention of Anti-Slavery Leotnrere w4 held in the City of New York, with terj effect. ' ' It is to bo hoped, that measures will be adof- at the proposed meeting for obtaining mean sustain lecturers, and to extend tbe ciroulatiuet if periodicals devoted our cause. Lewis Taitas. Willi ah Ooonity, S. S. Jocklth. James McCfks Skit,' Frederick pocoLt' Gerrit Smitu. W. K. WniTiyo. George Win pi-lb. April 4, 1855. Pittsburgh Water-Cure. Drs. FREASE, heretofore of tne Sugar" (S-1 Falls Water-Curs, have opened an Establishmtt.i on the Ohio River and O. & P. Railroad, ten tnib west of Pittsburgh, at HAYSVILLE 8TATI0N, a place favored by nature and art for a Watjr;p Institution. " Mrs. Celia P. R(Cker Friasx, a' graduate of thj? New York Ilydriipntfiio Institute, and, of (Ke Eclectic Medical College of Cincinnati will hare chnrge of the Female Department,-awieted ky the other Physicians. , TERMS From Six to Ten Dollars per week payable weekly in advance. Each patient ahoplj bring three sheets, two woolen batiY itst'Jtrir' towels, and two comforts, or we vtll' fqrbTsb thorjf for fifty cents per week. Address either of The Physicians, Pittsburgh, PW S. r'REASSwtyfr" f ' " H.-VRtfASB. Mlf. C. P. R. FREASE, M May 17, 1853. J5.W. SPEARi M.'l).f ECLECTIC PHYSICIAN AW SURGEQtff orriCE over h'coel's store, ox main tTtutf Residence Xorth Side of Green Srtel, noond tftW West of (he Ettverth ttrtet. THE experience of an extensive an tSettttM practice for nine years, prepeded by 4 tbofopKU' Medical Education, I jydgo war4uV m fferV ing my Professional service to tfaf ptiept rf lom and surrounding country; - 1 . ' ESPECIAL attention will be paid to all Cbrojtb' Discuses, and promptness in tha traataen o hose pf an acute character. ' s.Mi, April 7. isas: From an intimate acquaintace wftl $r. Spejjfrf Hid his method of practice, I' oan- moee eordittly recommend him, as an attentive and ikillftrt tknb' cian, to all the afflioted. - JAMES BMUtTfc. BsV' Saw. April 4, 1855,