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JTI,AM, TfliHllAY, MAY .1. Is:i0. voi, ni i: xi.ii. rv ? 11 it i: it to. C lj r K u 1 1 .in tj J2j t r a t j : t rt.HHl:t 11'Rkt 71 RI'T. T fcC"U.t, VT. lit W l!,U A M I' A V, pn i:t n v. (to .Vrtr 1VI Anitmn. A vAmtkV bind trVe.1 the folio wtt lieri,btah enlj wuiflan't tf u i f Ki ka'UwHil Itair ttHfWrMl. We Itepe wr Mf ethrr mm reset. tii i: wi r u r u a v er . TUr. ytssns- wKif keteNnc; U her God, Mjltfcr ff ki thtt Urn itttr Tlun when nerbali of mirth (far tretl, '.MM faiLnWt throng vroribtppM qneen ! Cart en lbs lave UMt fitb her benrl New charms Italh lint la cheek am! braw- atia n hut liiish ! the pure lfp pail, I'crcbsc far thtethr't pleivdinf: now j "Mrr mt.tlK-if h mail'tt rch fenllng, Tboq who knnw'tt rarh peMion'i vry j At thy mtioI llrt I net-ling. K.-r being l.v J t praj ! lie it ilnrf r than tho mother Who lislh lee say life's fowl guide licit Brrthp brilir,' Though linrihor't itill inv pride. Ofl ee niMinir'i bloom bed perbhnJ, Tor lb brcr'i wnI I plead Father ! on tht AtMaaW cherished, Now tby choicest tdeasingj shed ! In !! 'paril ami temptation,' Guard liiui with thy hnly might ; WIL' lh diiriHi of power ami station, Keep a nubia .pint bright. R!rtt him, Piths,'! he i starling I'rouHy fur lha 5al of fame : Oh ! may every jr daparting Add fresh Utirali In hit name! (rani him Reniiii inerrtrstieu Wisdnm's eloquence divine ; lln i plodjul union nation, Let him in her councils thico. He hu guidtr, nml for earth's sorrow Tor tli" light, tilt cloud, the f hern. So prepare hini, Hut each morruw On n fcatlert hcorliituy dawn. Esther I If the love 1 besr him lnJ hli path a brighter ray If (hat love mo pan;; can parohira, AIJ me itill to cheer hii way. &hnu)d hit mntihiod's prime be iliatlrJ, t lllMk ! - ' It will prove, when jn) i uro failed, Otert fprinj, anil fnret rne. ill i c c 1 1 a ii y . rVom tht Ltntten l.ittrary Gntttlr. THE TIN TRU.MI'iyi', OR HEADS AND TALES. Thoii'' ' hut a tiny thing, n tin frutnplit, wn rmiHt take anotlinr IiIiia- nt it. It i Iivcly.and re minds us fin inoro wavs than mie, n vc t-hill b!iow at the slcfc of thin notice) orby-gone daye, when fairs wore BiilTbrcd, and cliililren wuro per nutted to be merry: I. r. bnfore Iho eclioolmtibtor strode abroad to make Utilitnmns of four years old, and phihwol'lierii of five. In the chubby Hiiiob of lioopa and hop-ccoth, wlioii "Tom 1 liutiib' and "(loody Two bhooii were utiprofcriucil nursery hooka, and the infant-ry of Uritian were not trained with the L'ravitv l hpatnards. a tin trumpet was equally noisy and agreeable to urchin ears mid lipe Hut Mesed he the march of intellect and the ppread of knowledge ! wo have lived to tee a "ta Icntt'd" and practical epoch. A kite, now, is mado to toacli aerostation and electricity ; n prjf top trrvoj to illustrate mechanics ; a fool-ball, projoc- tilca and, purbau, i;oocraiihy ; a skipping rojc, r-eoinptrv and the lawn of motion ; marbles, the fine aria ; and carda and counter?, astronomy nnd ctlucf . .Moral philoeophy may, for ought we know, be inculcated with a tattle, and phytica with r drum ; and u we atacrt we are duly improving wajl but another luatre, aud, flood li6rto, huw wa we tlull bo ! Aa yet we are not wito onoujli to keep out of mr, where tbo profmfporB get the oy tiers and thoditput onta tbe hlli : " iMie (yx Dr. Cliatfiehl; Englirh eo IIocuk forua, and I'liieanery. The folloiwiig character or rather tcotooct of condemnation, wm crooouoc cd upon it by one well acquainted with Una cubject the ieciuror over the remain of tbe lute Jeremy IWntUam, In answer to the (p'ieetion, whet is thi b iittcl Euelib la a', which, aa we have been told for ape, render ut Ibe envy and admiration of jrt uiidin nations, he reptiow, 'The tubtUiitne part of it,wUlber as written in Uooki or expounded h)' jodf, a cbae-ii, falhoailetHi and bouodletw ; tbe huge and uiootrcKM ta begin made up of nctiuii tautology, techoiriltiy, circuity' irreeul&rity, and leconMatcncy ; tbe admuitatrative prt of it, a cy tern of eiquui'ely com ni ehteanery ; a fsyaieai tnide up of au ; s ytem which :ontantlv place tbt inleren uf tbe jitdKial minaMer in eapo Mtiun te bit doty ; ( place bi ;letet in oppoei- lio io hit doty, that m tbe very proportion u a bicb it tar vim bu eaek, defeetr tbe ende of justice.' " "Ityrrt generally knew too much of law to ittie a ef) clear protection of justice, Jeet aa di vinei are ofuw toe deeply teed in tbeolopy to ap preciate tbe full grsnoWur and tbe proper loodeecte of rrlifioe. IAMMf tbe abttrart in tbe concrete, tbe comnrebenane in tbe tecbnical, lb pnneipnl in lie acreMonea, Soth are in the pre!icanent of tVie rurtie wbe could not aee Idoo for tbe Umtt-t. Il beo been uivMlioaly taid, that Uwyeri pita tnir time w takine; advanUgt of iheir con tcwrariM ; but, if we may credit tbe auUtonly of hV-ote tlft aomnuiae out m it the underukor even after Uetr dVath. That faceuoue peraua br Itig unrc Miumotied into tbe country, by tle rela tea a ie ate prrt.tiur,er, t v nti 'ia h. r,d ?" apjioinlei. ti'i s.' 1141 akii vtiial oir-ciii S t.H I hw' W Tor practical in tho eooofy,' aan) I tie ) l hoe flrn rai.l nmrwnuM marry a farron tatjj, ! 4a not cictl.r kn-; Uttt in Initioti, j ora Scotchman, or a Prrrtj-trnan par-on. nbaa lawyer A'tm, hi liody it dijml of lit a j ".1 tWroml, riot very renurlible for the ncule very cheap in4 riHi U raannrr. c lorV it tip I nraa nflna frllingt or ln wit, Miliinp to butter a ilia room otrr nifbt, and by tit ixt tnomins il 1 tratyold gr titliufin, who had rnmplctr parti1lird bac alwaya totally dwtprwatr-d. Wlwiher i haa ( liic month with e ci.inplete ft fl,r tertli llippant betii coirey(d we cannot tall to a cxrtainty ; but i ly inquired, 'WVII my pood Mr! I ban- oft mi lionnl . I i : L.I . . 1 . . . ii i . ' . 1 . .,: i .i.. tberc U invariably mtU a Hnnij n-ll of brum! one in tbe chamber, that .ie ran hum a chiewd gue at ibr character of the contryanrcr." Hurt it 1 term almoat imilar in aoftml. Tlicy are, eeyr our author, "Veibel furfrrre alillers ol treui, end murderer ul reel. J bey will roitte timee attempt tn conral their fiilinir by atfeclinjr a ncrttputot adbrrciico t. vrtam;. 11 who rait ly tbamed the dful.onre raid of his friend, -Jack a vend fellow, but it mutt he roufeaeed be hea bit falling. I am aorrjr to ray po, but I will' not tell a lie for any man. Amicus Jack tid tnagii hwi'ivi tvrita't J lore niy foetid, hut I love truth flWjiUWk' 'MS 'l"r 'I-.' "! a hyata'iihir, laying Me Iwiiiil upon bin ahnuldor, 'I never expected that you noold hate preferred a fcrfbcl stranger to an old ncqtiaiiil.incc." Anolhi'r Iearnod nrofeeeion in thus pithily ile- Mribed : "Mutfaal- l'rattirt. Gueeinrj: nt Naturo'e ititen- tioDt and wiihea, add then rudcaoritie to rubeti tutu manV fl.) Tire third of'lio great mirmilH of men, which ntbls divinity to law and ihysic,ofTurB us nn extract or tuo: "Minions Rcliirioua. An attempt to produce in iliatant and uncnliglitrDcil imtinnr,an uniformity oropimoii on fubjectn ttpiiti ttliich the iniaeiiuiBrieH etnelvel" nro nt ficrco and tit tor variance; thus Mlbmittiot: nn European coiitrovorpy of 190(1 vears to tho decision of a synod of tavopes. Where the missionary begins with civilizing and reclaiming the people monjf whom he is mot, he cannot fail to improve their temporary condition, nnd he in likely to contribute to their spiritual welfare ; neither of which objects can bo attained by tho hasty zea lot, who commence by nltempttnjj to teach the fivo points of Calvinism to barbarians utmblo to count their five fingers. There is no reason to supposo that the rapid conversion of the whole world to Christianity forms any pait oft'io fichomo of Providence, since, in eighteen ccnturies.so little comparative progress has beet: made towards its uccomplithmcnt. Mlrrntiun Religious. An unattainable me dium, Hiicotlio world seems to bo divided between thoonthui-iastic and the indifferent, or thofo who have too much and thoso who have too little devo tion. One parly make religion their business ; the other make bufiucss their religion. Two commer cial traveller meeting at an '.1111 near llristol, nnd convening upon rpirlunl tiihjrctB, one nsked the other it lie liolongcd to tho osleyan .Methodists. 'No,' replied the man of btisinci-s ' What little 1 We arc not awaro whether tho following curious story be actual, or colored, or invented ; hut at any rale, ti nun vrro c hen trovato : Our minds are like certain drugs nnd perfumes, which niiift be crushed before they evince their vi gor, and put forth t'leir virtues. Euuday ront.llie eclubratt'd Miufi' manufacturer, originally kept v small tobacconiil'd shop nt Limerick. One night his house, which was uninsured, was burnt to tho ground. As lie contemplated the smoking ruins on the following morning in a state bordering on despair.somo of tho poor neiglibors.groping among the embers for whet they could find.sliimbled upon cv?rj cnniolers of uticonsumcd but half-linked miutl' which they tried, and found it so graceful to their noses that they loadotl tl.cir waistcoat pockets with the spoil. Lunday 1'oot, roused from his stupor, nt length imitated their example, mid took a pinch of Ins own properly, when he was instantly struck by the superior pungency and flavor it had acquired from the great heat to which il hail been exposed. Treasuring up this valuable hint, he look another house in a place called lllack Vard, and, preparing a largo oven fur the purpose, set diligently about the manufacture of that high-dried commodity which soon became widely known as lllack Vard snutf: a term subtoqunntly corrupted into the more familiir word lllackguard. Lunday Toot, mak ing his customers, pay literally through tho nose, raueJ the price of hie production, took n largur huotc in Dublin,iitid nlt11n.1t ;ly made a handsome fortune by having been ruined." Anothor anecdote is not now, but will hear tol ling again : "It i not genorally known that names may be a Heeled, and even completely chanped, by the stole of tho weather. Such, however, is unquestionably the coc. The late .Mr. Suet, tho nctor,going onco to riiiKi about twenty miles from London, and being only able to get an -Kit Mil d place on tho coach, ar rived in such a biniraggled state from an incoscant rnin, and m inutflod up in great coats and pockot handkerehief, that his friorid inquired, doubtingly, 'Are you S1 V 'No!' replied the wag, 'I'm drijifittf! f" Tbo fallowing is now to us : "1' w and il p. The origin of the phrase 'iliud ytur own P sand (I t' is not generally liuown. In ale-liouaes, where chalk Fcorce were forrsely marked opou th wall or hehiml the door of tbe tap-room, it wit customary to put theee initial let ter at tbe bead of every man' a account, to show I the number of pints and quarts for wich he was in I arrear anil we may presume many a Iriunilly rut tie to have tipped bis neighW on tho shoulder wben he wa indulging too froely in his pointing, and to have exclaimed, ae be painted to the icaro, tiiirt! (Jiles ! inimi your P s and Q. s.' When Toby the lea mod pig, vvai 111 tho zenith of hi pop ularity, a thaatrrcal wag, who altondod the per formance, malieiooily mk before him eomo pees : a tenaputien which the animal could not rc-tiet; and wbicb iwmedMtely uocawuned bun to loe hi tut. Tim pig nabibiior remunatr ated with the author of Ue aihief on tbe unfmrn,. of w bat he bad done, wben be replied that hi only wish was to toe wbethar Toby kne- bu P from liu Q s." iw, fc. "Absurd aa it was te expott a ra tional answer from T. II., I venture to attc huw it ennae that ail our be poets were obbgod te vt rate proaeT 'Itecauee poetry is preeenbud,' was bit repl). iluilUt Qmri (mJU,!. See Law Pre- r. I,.-.- .2 , ''r,.' crwda in1 vvhen reprint t. .. - ' "t i..oi'ii't..t tuvt-mv -t ' - ' 5'- jmi complain nfrtnir mMi!alor nrav when do )u pxprt'l to be again troetVd with thp toolh- arhe ! 'When yon neve an nonet ion ofthr heart or a hrein fi-er,' 1111 tlie ri'ply. Nui lem ready : and biting was the retort nfttie huig earr-il Iriah tnen. who being betiti rinly atked. M'addy, my jewel! who don't ) rvtt get your ears rmppod They arc too large for a man !' -replied, 'And yours are loo small for an ns.' "II. C , a keen fporlrmsn, provoked by a rockney horseman who had rlddei over two of his hounds, could not forbear coring at him fur his awkaiducsp. 'Sir!' ssld the offiitxlor, drawing up both hioiMlfnni) his ho;e, ind assuming a very consequential look, 'I beg to Infirm you that I did not enmo out hern to bq damned.' 'Why.then sir, you insy go hnmn.nnJ bo dsinned.' . 'An empty Jieaiied youth onco burted that he had been to tvvn ofthe most celelitjled schools in England. 'Sir,' said n by-stander,'you remind me of the calf Ihnt sucked two cows.' .' 'And w lint was the conicqucnco V 'Why,ir, ho sns a very great cnlf.' ..... "Sltooling the I.ont-l)oc Strclching a fact till you have made it as long ns yoa want it. Lord I Jcrbert of Cherbury's tste havcilecendod of some of our modern nobility, for he lelh ns, in his auto biography, 'Tim rxercise I chiellj use, nnd most recommended to my posterity, ivvt.ro tiding tho great horse ond fencing. 1 do uiich approve like wise of thooling in the long-Lowi So docs our in genious contemporary, Lord (J , who never sutlers himself to be out i-trippel in the marvellous. Tho .Marquis of II had clgagedtlio attention of n dinner pirty by staling thtl ho had caught a pike, the day before, which weighed nineteen pounds. 'Pooh! cried Lord ( , 'that is nothing to tin) salmon I hooktd lust week, which weighed filly-six pounds,' 'Bang it,' whispered tho marquis to his neighbor, 'I wish 1 could catch my piko again; I would add tin pounds to him di rectly.'' Ourtiext ore rather mire yrimu specimens: Potlhumotm (!hr;. A revenuo payable to our ghosts ; and ignufntuni ; at exhalation orising from tho ashes and corruption of the body ; the glow worm of the grnvn ; a Jack-o'-lantern, of which a skeleton is tho Jnck; and the lantern a dark one ; protracted oblivion ; tho short twilight that survives the petting of the vital huh, nnd in presently quenched in tho darkness of night. -'Ashes to nslics. anil dust to dust.' may ho bind ol our name, as well ns ofour frnuic : one is buried very sunn after tho other. When il"; ; o.rtl, is c&sl upon our comii, i-v-.iBs up a hollow sound, which, after n few faint echoes, dies, and is buried in oblivious silence. Tint Heeling noise is our posthumous renown. I.ving glory is the advan tage of being known to those whom you don't know; posthumous g'oty is enjoying n celebrity Irnm which you can derive no enjoyment, ami enabling every puppy in existence to feel his super iority over you by repeating tho old dictum, that n living dog is bettor thai a dead lion, or by quot ing from .Slmkcvpcarc '1 like not tuch grinning honor as Sir Walter hath!' "Scandal. What ono hulf tho world tukos n pleasure in inventing, andtliu other halfin believ ing. "Snuff. Dirt thrust up tho nostrils with a pig like snort, ns a sternutatory, which is not to bo sneezed at. The moment ho has thus defeated his own object, the snullling suulf taker becomes tho slave of n habit, ivhicli literally bring his nocc to tho grindstone. . "'Iamb. A house built for a skeleton; a dwel ling ofccalpt'ired marble.provided for dust nnd cor ruption ; a monument set up to perpetuate tho me mory of the forgottcn.(3. "Tonugt. The mysterious membrane t ha. turns thought into sound, (i.) Drink ib Us oil; eating ils drag-chain. ... "Il'orld the. A great inn, kept in pcrpotual bustle by orrivals ond departures; by tho going uvvay of those who have just paid their bills film debt of nature,) and tho coming of thotc who will soon have a similar account to settle : Deration perenntium, iltructcttiu jirrihtrorvin." And the last, which ib n playful though some what touching nnd exceedingly appropriate termi nation to this pleasing miscellany : " 1'oufA a mngic lnntern.thut surrounds us with illusions which excite pleasure, surprise, and ud rmrntion, w hatever be their nature. Tho old age of the sensual and tho vicious is the same lantern without its inag.c the glasor broken.and the illu sions gone, while the exhausted lamp, threatening every moment to expire, sheds a ghastly glare, not upon a fair tablecloth, full of jocund ueawittiona, but ujkh! wht appear to be a ditiual throw, pre pared to receive our remains. And now gentlo reader, or rether may I call you eiuiplv.if you have waded through this 'strange firrogo, here will I bring it t.i a close, limping by Hs oxample'the better te iiDoresa unon von tho pithy precept, that all our follies and frivolities, all oer crude and un- ' dice ted notions, all our "bald and dtojointod ; talk" should like '.bis little volume, serimnute with Youth." A selection of poem conclude tbe volume, one of wbtch we also add aa an example of tho writer's Ulent in that way. He tball not have ui ray that he was pro. e-scribed by the Literary (luzttte : '.VuiYnri in tht temple tf.Vature. .Man eao build notbio; worthy of hit Maker: Vrtm royal Solomon'i itupnJout fame, Down to th Humble ehicl of the Quaker, All, all t va io ! The vrooUroot world viliirh Ik himmlf crilJ, l the At tempi of irMtion't Lord ; llier may hh workup bet Le ttttbrotol, AoJ prastei pour'J. lit attar earth 1 1U rrf. ib iky Mmle ; kuo, mvmi, tuii ". the Utupi Uiat ; it ligbt, AuJ eloudi.by la. cUt"l rtnt patotd. lupHtortt Lrijlit Itl ehotr, .11 vel ttiio-, Mfh ft ;1J JdK.lioo, In uait'J hjmn 11 t.ei.vir J tfi, The tbujr-j-iti viii'. idp n'-tilb'd octaa, 1 fc'i-i- dCAO. 'Hie f.ee if nHt-, Hi () wrilen Ii.t4, tVlurli .11 mankind may rtnJr 1 eiptern, Whits noac ran trMt,lutrilati, or lill III loving lore. lit net Uam we tlmt our Maker, whae snVttlan Koewi no iliitinrtlnl tHtf-M nn re1l, Mieli hl Imji.ni.l furor nnd ir-M-etmn Alike on all. Thu'by dlvlflf rxamJe-do we father, I'll I rrrtr rare flmulil Imn liV nil eth' '1. LhiHlian JaivIVpinliil-lira of out I'ather, AM. alt ! Iwnllwrs, Cnoleoee,heiieeii silent e.rnel th' nsarewie 0( hlit I r-ns 'n trrry tinman liieaal, Sternly ettiiilisiiii th" impentlenl tr;rfir To livn wnl4wt. The pines anil th vlr'M'ma, tins' aiaa'll lly farlunn'f frarn.nr lutii's mrjiiit drerer, Still in their Imis .bis fil n pura, rxultoil, Unfmltng nee. Henteilo we learn tlmt harden'il vee is hateful, Sltie- Itswveii puraiiesit Itl n rent iin rod. While jiKilties, sttf.rnWHrtlml, nmt bn grateful Tit man nml (lot!. 0 thou uift visible but iimren liwrtter, VJine fmcr writes its If is'iii' on imr spline! Otlioitrnoit niiilible, lint unheard preacher! Whose terni'HM clmr Arc (ecu nml read in nil that thou pri f.irnust, Wilt thnu lonk iliiwn un 1 1 Us, if, when I kiiu I, Apart from man built f.ine, 1 feel (he warni'sl And purett zeal? If in the temple thin w-n hand hath f.iihimi' !. 'Neslli the tirtslit sky. by lonely ttienuis uf wnml, 1 pnpr to thee, with llinllin- li'xrl nipnttiunM, .My grntitiide ; I fin thy present miroe'et terrestrial, .Mino eye behold, wherever I havo l.ucole ', New proofs of Ihy fiitmity enlestia! To mon rerotilod j II, fettrln; Tltee.l btve (by whole creation, Keepin; my Ixmini itnilefiled by Rililt, Wilt thou luvive Hlid bliss initio tidnrnli 11 .' Thou wilt ! Thou will I In our opening paragraph we have referred t a matter which il is now our duty to explain. Tho author of the Yin 'I'nnnptt comes before us incognito ns n Dr. Chalfiohl, iittonaY-d by a sort of Merry Andrew, Timothy Harrison. WhoVlio IV. is wo canno! tell; but if I10 is not Mr. Jomcs Smith, he is a most impudent plunderer of that gentleman; nml if he is identical, we think he has acted rntber disingenuously with the public in those volui.ies. l'orit so happen, that, in ten yearn ago, Mr. Cnlhtirn "published n work by "One of tho Authors of the Rejectfd Addresses' entitled, "tlaieties and (Iravitirs," nnd which ran throng eevi ml edition", wherein is to be read, verbatim (I litnntim, many of the best things which ndo'ii the Tin Trvvip ft ! ! In other cases the it!cas arc taken nnd en larged upon; but, for instance, in the forgoing quo tations wo have marked 1, U. .1, . nnd in the words "dram," "real friend," "jealousy," ic. fee. which were eMrnctcjl.iri our lust i7(:ff,lhc vvr'l iui nut. pn!Miini:ii'fiifiifrJ'".l1 ITt'f TergOtllTllll'SS ot rc.idcis. These pithy mid piquant lurwtic; nml iibovcn hundred more of the eitme kind, vue pirntcd literally from "Specimens of a Patent Porket Dic tionary," ffroin p. !i30 to .'H!.r, vol. i. ol (Iiueties and !rat itiep,) published in 182(1. Surely such things ought, in nil fair performnnccs.to b acknow ledged : il is di-reputable, if not diblioncM,to foUt them upon the world again as novelists. :tjlt2onaii ticket. Tor I'resittcnt, WILLIASl It. JIAIMIINON, of Ohio. Tor Vico I'resitlent, FRA.VCIH r.ltAMiUII, nrNeivV.uk. A IIKIEP IHSTOIIV or Tin: I'Uiu.ic ar.iivici:e or GEN. WILLIAM HENRV HARRISON. Thk distinguished patriot, soldier, nnd statesman, who is the subject of this notice, is descended from ono of the most illustrious families of that mother of utateaineu, Virginia. His father wns one of the delegates from that commonwealth to, rim", n lead ing member of the memorable Revolutionary Con grw. When John Hancock was elerted Piesi dent of that body, and hesitated, through modesty, to take Ins seat, Mr Harrison, being a large man, aeized Mr Hancock, who was small, nnd carried him and placed him in the chair ; observing, that they would "lot Motbor llrttaui know t lint Congress would have the man she proscribed to preside over thrni." During the revolution ho was clitiirunn of the committee of foreign affairs, and was greit n iiii.nif the srent men "I that day- I" 17fe!l, he was appointed Coventor of bin native Stato, and wis one of the most popular Chief Mngi.triites that e or presided over Hint commonwealth. He died in 1701, leaving three sous, of whom thu subject of this short biographical notice vis tho youngest. WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON, was born at the family eat, called I'.rkiity. twoiity-five miles below Richmond, 011 Ja. lies River, on theU'hof February, 17?:i; tAo years beroru tho commence ment of the American Revolution. Ills early edu cation was at a Grammar School,, and afterwards nt hii Academy in Southampton county, and nt tho College of Ilaiopdin Sydney. Afler the comple tion of his scadeiiiical studios, ho was placed by his father in hm aveiileenlh year, 111 trie oliue 01 wr. Leiper, a physician of Richmond, a a medical stu dent. After remaining theic one year, he went to Philadelphia for the purpose of completing his med ical studies'. Jliil before he reached the oily, bm father died ; lie now resolvitd to quit tho medical profession, having entered it only to gratify hi pa runt. Reiiig burn and educated m tbe stormy pe riod of tbu rnvolutien, the stirring t-venU of that day bad wade loo alroug an impression upon his aidpnt iwnd, to relih tbo routine of a profeinn. Rut the iall tte, which foil to hiin fioin hU fa ther, iwde U neeenary fur htm to engage In acme We. Hie father'f standing, cbarctcr and public scrvi cm secured bieu luany ponerful Inenda, ameng whom, were Edmund Randulph, Secretary ofSlate is Hae adioiauatrallun of (jati. Washington : Con. Ilei iv Ie, and Rotert Morrie, the finaocier if the rimduuoo. Mr Randolph urTered bun a p.are i hi office, and Gen. l.-f pr. prsM-d tu bun coinins-J sion in the army, aid irtt h.s friend: !! ac-tpud toe m ''ar otr.-r atvjid Cwpj'r-.e ' f fie ujoice attrtnplcd to ronccal it from them, until all a settled. Mr Mnrrt.. hnwever.lioard of It by chancCi and sent fnr Into, in ordrr In iHssiimlo him from It. Young Harrison rusecli'tl the cause nf the turn mmi, and having made up hi mind In mtrr ll.o army, hostrncd tu the War Office, rcccitcd (da com nia.ainn, and then irpslrrd to the house of Mr Mnrrie to roct ire his advice when loo lair, t.) enter tbe orfice of the Secretary of State. lie recrivrd llto ri.lnnu.sion ol Ensign.itl the first r gi iipnl of Iho V. Stntcs Attlllcry, ll.ru at Port WsaliUinliTtt. the ailc tiflliw pteeent city Itf CloCHV rail and iminiitialily tit tint Injoiii the Army, ami loot bed it a lew day e after (it'll St. Clan's tiienio rnble defeat. Ho was at that time hut nineteen years of age, tall, Mender, and sppTii nily wholly iiiisintcil. from the teiidoriiess and liiMinoiiMit s of his rducation, tu bravo the storm, encounter tho hardships and perils, and battle Willi the beasts and sat ages of the wilderness. At t lint time tho great valley of the Ohio nml Misaiarippl, now filled with million, of civilize.) men, vvna roamed ovorby countless 11a linns of hostile linliins and tho mighty rivers now covered wild n hundred ilcimcre, were navigatod only by the light ranee. The rubdnrd and hum bled ted inrtii, that has now reluctantly retired bo youil the MiisisVippi, then stood in power up tho tika of the Ohio, the Muskingum, the Scluta, tho M1111111, the Walm-li nnd the Illinois, Cen. St. Claii's nrmy having been defented nml cut in pip. er, tho vv hole defence of this portion of tho frontier devolved upon n small hotly of men. It was just nt the beginning of winter, nnd st.rh were the hard ehips In prospect, in this then distant wilderness), surrounded bv nn etasperotcil, victorious, savsgo foe, that tho stoutest hearts might have fulled, and the hardiest vnt'.riim turned pale. Some of his comrades advised, tho youthful nnd unhardenctl en sign to resign his commission, and take to civil life. Hut young llnrrisun's wns not a spirit to recoil at dinger. Tho smn ptrsevering energy nnd bold ness of character, t lint distinguished him in nller times, wns here displnyrd in his contempt nf Inglo rious ease, and lovo of arduous eulcprise. Tho first duly confided to him, was to guard certain pack-horses, bound f r Tort 1 1 a mil ton. '.Its duty was pcculinrly uncpiiifiiitnlile, perilous and difficult, leading to great exposure night nnd day, and call ing for much sngnrily, nnd far moro skill than would be looked for in 11 mere stripling. 'Phis ill ty I10 prrfnrintd in n manner, which proved that hi abilities wore equal to Ins spirit, nnd called forth the thanks of Crn, St. Clnir. Attlnr tiin" intemperance destroyed large pro portion of the young men, that entered tho army. The hardships and filigiies to which thoy were ex posed, and nbuve nil the fashionable custom of tho day, reduced at last to the slavery of the bowl, ma ny of the finest young men that entered the service. Hut our young Ensign strengthened by the ndvico nt vien. rfKincrtn. who sucrcencn at. cinit 111 171)2, resisted temptation, ami laid the foundation of those Imliils of tempernnci'. winch havocharac lorirctl him through u lung life, and which un doubtedly enabled him, as much ns any other ran so, to undergo t lie privntinns of n frontier warfare, n. mid tho heats of summer, nml thu fro? Is of winter, in the swamps and impuiictriihlo wildernesses of thu North West. In 1702, he wns promoted to the office nf Lieu tenant, and 111 170:1, joined the army of Gen, Wayne. He was shortly nfter appointed Aid-do-camp, to that gallnut commander. Ho ncted in this capacity, in the biitllu of the "01 It of August, upon tho .Mauinei', which resulted tho decisive vic tory over the savoges; nnd his roolness, intrepidity nnd bravery, were such as to call forth from Gen. Wiiynn the strongest expressions of applause. In 170.1, he was raised to the post nf Captain, anil on tho departure of (Jen. Wayno for tho East, was entrusted Willi the command of Fori Washing ton. An end being put to tho Indian War by tho victory of Wayne, Captain Harrison married the daughter of John Cloves Syminvs, the well known purchaser ol the Minmi country, nnd in 1707 loft tho army and was apt ointed Secretary of tho North Western Territory. In 1700, he was elected ns a delegate to Congress from this Territory, which then comprised Ohio, lndi.mn, Illinois, Michigan, and tho whole country north of tho Ohio, nnd east of the Mississippi rivers. Whilo ho was in Con gross, ho originated llui present system of loud soles, which has been of imineiie benefit Io tho whole country. Previous to the Innd system, planned and carried through congress by Wu.i.iam IIrMY Hariiiso.i, the public lurids were sold III trscts so large, that none but lie! wealthy could purchase. In some in stances, wealthy individuals contracted with the Giivcnmii'iit fur triu Is containing from one hundred thousand to n million of arrow. The poor man was, oonseqtiontly, compelled to buy second handed, nnd at an advanced price. Ho was al tho rnnrcy of tho (peculator. Mr Harrison hail witnessed the injtisli'.-o of tho operation. He foresaw that it would build up in lhowot, a land holding nrnstocrncy n kind of feudal system of barons and rassals, and his rupiibhcun principles prompted him to resolve to correct tho ovil. Ho brought tho subject before emigres, exposed the injustice and iniquity of the monopoly of tho system, 'hat excluded men of small capital from purchasing land, and obtained tho pas sage of n law dnt'Ctliig the lands to be sold in small tracts. That alteration placed tho poor man on a footing with the rich, andooplrd tho new States u ilh freeholders and independent farmers. If ibis had been tho last ocl of William II. Harrison, if he had then been gathered to hu fathera his fame would lisvo survived as a public benefactor and hit country would hive uwed a statue to his mem ory. (ixu. Ilairieou is a Dcrroeratic Republican of the school of Jelfuraon. He has ever been an advocate of state rights and ttato aovreignty of limiting the action of the general gorernrnsnt and all its de partments, to the powers defined by the constitu tion and of the right of tho people to Instruct and control their agenle. On this point, the following leslimony of a Isle member of the Senate of the U. Staloi from Olsio, is conclunve. V.itrael from a rpredt of ike lion. Jacob Ilcanrr, at a wrttng of the cutlrni oj lAnctnAOU, Ul, .IfjrrA,. 10, 1630. 'Sii.flVr 11.11!.. ri-.'ire a It.'.eli(VwI retailor to this fi rtxJtf Cier. lUrnaou'e ;Je, which bia enerote