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THE VOICE OF FREEDOM. POETRY American Slavery. TO THE EDITOR OF THE LIMERICK CHRONICLE. Sir Having been informed that your paper has taken the side of the oppressed negroes, I trust you will have the kindness to give the fol lowing lines a pluce in your respectable journal. Having myself escaped from the hands of the oppressor, from cruel bondage in the United States of America, I am desirous of doing all I can to aid the cause of negro emancipation, by diffusing information on a subject with which I have been so painfully acquainted, and in reference to which I hope to give a public address early in the ensu ing week. As slaveholders in America consider and treat their slaves as though they were not human be ings, but mere animals, or something between the ourang-outang and the human species, I would wish to convince them, by means of the following lines written by a lady in Cork, that Christians on this side of the Atlantic entertain a very different veiw of the subiect. In reference to the same object, I have already sent to America to some of my former masters, copies 01 my oook, giving an account of mv escape from slavery and the treat ment I previously received. Your paper, coming into the hands of those who have not seen the narrative, may serve to direct their attention to it. The insertion of this note and lines referred to, will greatly oblige your very obedient servant. Moses Roper. 1, Catherine St. Nov. 11. LINES Written on occasion of the escape to England ofl Mr. Moses lioper, late an American blaue, now , a Freeman of Great Britain. Who is my brother? Ask the wives that como From Afric's shores to greet our island home. Who is my brother? Ask the winds that stray From Indian realms, to chase our clouds away. Who is my brother? Ask the suns that shine On southern seas, then turn to smile on thine. Who is my brother? Ask the stars that roll Their nightly journey round from pole to pole. These with one voice shall answer that they find But one vast family in all mankind; Nor color, clime, nor caste, can e'er efface The kindred likeness of the wide-spread race, Or break the chain that at the first began To bind in one the family of man. Come, then, awake the sympathies to feel A brother's interest in thy brother's weal. God's wisdom and his goodness both decreed That from one stock all nations should proceed; That wheresoe'er he cast his creature's lot, Kindness and love might consecrate the spot. Behold thy brother! On his form, confess'd, Thy nature's dignity is seen impressed, In every look in every gesture man! Wipe off the stamp of manhood, he who can! Beats not his breast with warm affection's glow? Breathes not his mind with thought's impassion 'd flow? Is there a joy a grief man ever knew, But in his bosom has a birth-place too? What though a tyrant's hand might strive to bind, With iron grasp the energies of mind, As well might chains and stripes control the wave, The soul! the soul! can never be a slave! Brother, by that creative Power whose word One common nature on our ra;e conferr'd; Brother, still closer by the love that sent The Son of God to bear sin's punishment; Brother, by grace divine which poured its light On the dark horrors of our heathern night, We give the hand of fellowship to thee, We bid thee welcome, and we hail thee Free! Thou art slave no longer! On thy brow The air of Freedom breathes in triumph now! Thine heart rejoices o'er thy broken chain, Whose links are sever'd, ne'er to meet again. But sweeter still that liberty to know, ! Which Christ, the Saviour, only can bestow, And feel, what'er thy future lot may be, The truth! the truth has made thy spirit feel! Through all thy touching story, glad we trace The ways of Providence, the power of grace; And see thy countless trials join to prove Tho God of glory is the God of love. few, comparatively, have heard of Him who came to seek and snve the lost. How little interest is manifested by the followers of the Lord Jesus Christ in the condition of the heathen. Even the two and a half millin of these wretched men in the midst of your churches, are left to famish and die! Believe me, my brother, we at the Sand wich Islands think of the poor slaves of the Uni ted States. Returning this evening from a deeply interesting meeting of our people, and nearly ex hausted with the labors of the day, we cast our selves down at the mercy seat, and besought God to pity and save the unhappy and trodden down sons of Africa in, our beloved country. When, oh ! when will they be made free ? When will the followers of the Lord Jesus arise, as one man, nnd. in His strength, resolve that thev will never cease to ptay and labor, till the foul blot of slavery is wiped away from the face of their country ? When shall it once be? February 1. The word of God, the simple reading of the Bible, is here producing its legiti mate effects. To-day 1 have been greatly im pressed with the value of this exercise. For some days past, we have suspended the usual exercises of the boarding school, most of the little girls be ing seriously concerned for the salvation of their souls. I sat down with them this morning, and after beseeching God, the Ho'y Spirit, to shed up on us the light of Heaven, we read with affecting interest, several portions of the book of God. Many of the little girls were greatly moved seemed to be truly awakened to a sense of their sinfulness, of the danger, and of their need of mercy. On witnessing scenes like these the efficacy of truth on heathen minds can the missionary of the Cross hesitate to lift up his feeble voice a gainst the sin and danger of withholding the word of God from any portion of the human family? For one, I will never cease to warn my country men of the amazing guilt of holding their fellow men in slavery, and thus depriving them of the light which God has shed down to illumine the darkened minds of his wandering, benighted crea tures. Oh ! the mockery of putting forth efforts to supply the destitute heathen with the oracles of God, while the heathen at home are doomed to perpetual destitution, in the very midst of plente ousness. Let none who are not putting forth their best energies in behalf of the oppressed and trodden down, boast that they are expending their energies in enlightening benighted men of other lands. They will not be able to deceive Hiin who cannot accept of robbery for burnt offering. 'I am debtor to the Greeks and to the barbarians, both to the wise and to the unwise.' You may recollect, my dear brother, that soon after God in infinite mercy, as we hope, brought us to bow sub missively to the sceptre of his Son, you and I talked over this interesting passage. We were then residing among the hills of New England were returning to our humble dwelling, after hav ing attended some religious meeting. We resolv ed, though at that time uneducated, poor and friendless, that as we had contributed our full share to make the world what it was a rebellious province of the divine government so we would do what we could to bring it back to its allegiance to God ! What has the Saviour done for us since that day! My heart is affected when 1 think of the way he has led us ! I cannot, in tbis connec tion, even glance at the manifestations of hiskind- Nor need I ; for they are written on our ness. Go, then, still guided by his mighty hand, Where'er his will, his wisdom may command. His love direct thy steps, as when of old He led the shepherd of Ms chosen fold. Thy tale, like his whose name is borne by thee, Mark'd out for death in helpless infancy1, Like him, the child of servitude and shame, Born of a raee that bear the captive name; - Daily indebted to a tyrant's nod, For the free mercies of a bounteous God; Holding the very life he gave, at will Of those who, though they cannot save, can kill. Like him, cast from the land that gave thee birth, And driven a wanderer on the face of earth. (Like him, in all thy wanderings msy'st thou find The stranger's kindness sooth and cheer thy mind,) Like him, when come to years, by grace divine, Led to embrace a Saviour's cross as thine. Still be thy tale like his; to thee be given To bear on earth the messages of heaven ; To tell the Pharaohs who enslave thy race - That God will scatter plagues on every place - Where proud oppression dares his wrath defy, And brave his arm, and scorn his searching eye, Bound out his thunders till the dead in sin Shall hear the voice of conscience speak within. Believe,' and tremble at the dread decree, Break every chain bid every slave be free. Then when thy brethren forth from bondage come, Be thine to lead them to their better home The Land of Promise, where their souls shall rest, While peace and Liberty for ever blest, And through the wilderness that lies between Their wearied spirits and the joys unseen, Be God to thee and them a shade by day, A light by night to mark their future way, Till all the Freemen of the Lord shall meet To cast their crowns at Jesus' sacred feet, And own the link that shall for ever bind, Even as one soul, all nations of mankind. Ferney, Cork, Oct. 31, 1838. M. B. Tucur. MISCELLANEOUS A Voice from the 'Isles of the Sea.' The following letter to the President of the Oneida Institute, is from one of those missiona' ries at the Sandwich Islands, whose religious la bors hare been of late so abundantly blessed. It is worthy of deep and serious consideration. Waimkt, Maui, Sandwich Islands, ) January 29, 1838. ( My Dear Brother, God is graciously appear ing for us, and in a wonderful manner sheading down his Holy Spirit upon the poor aying people of Hawaii. X he displays ot sovereign mercy in the conversion of sinners, at this station, within a iW davs. are of the most cheerinir kind. We . ... jfcre in tho midst of a protracted meeting, with us. His word is mighty in pulli strong holds in subduing to the obedience of faith, obdurate hearts. Oh ! the value of the glorious gospel of the blessed God ! Would that all the besotted heathen had this boonthis best gift of Heaven to fallen man. But alas ! how God is ng down inmost hearts, and eternity will never see them erased. Blessed be God ; you, my brother, are honored to speak in His name; to train up youth for stations of usefulness; and last, though not least, you are now a champion pleader for the rights of the poor down-trodden slave, while your unworthy brother is permitted to toil in the midst or the heathen. May we, in our several spheres of labor, do all in our power to discharge some thing of the amazingly accumulated obligations which the kindness of God has imposed upon us ! You have often, my dear brother, given me sub stantial proof of your sympathy for me in my la bors and trials among the heathen, win it at ford you any consolation to be informed that you have brethren in heathen lands, who feel ;i live ly interest in the struggle in which you are ex hausting your energies ? I assure you that such is the fact in the Sandwich Islands. I am not authorized by my brethren to write you, yet I may say that we all teel that slavery is a heaven-dar ing sin ; a sin which demands immediate repen tance: and in view of it we tremble exceedingly in view ot our country s certain and aggravated ruin, unless this sm be abandoned without deity i see no possible reason why every missionary on heathen ground, should not sympathize with you, my brother, in your labors and trials. Why should they not ? They certainly have the same enemies to face, and need with you heavenly tern pered weapons, and unearthly skill to wield them In the first place, there are very few missionaries, I apprehend, who are not called directly or indi rectly to oppose slavery among the heathen. We are subjected to the trial at the Sandwich Islands If involuntary servitude be a good definition of slavery, then does slavery exist as really here as in Georgia. And though slavery assumes a mil der form in Hawaii than in some other countries, yet it opposes a fearful obstacle to the success of the gospel. The poor people groan under the despotic sway of their chiefs. Their rights are , i , , mi i ii uueriy aisregaraoa. i ney are treated, to an in tents, as property. Their time, strength, passions, are wholly at the disposal of unfeeling masters more, their souls and bodies are not their own, for no man who has struck an instrument of agricul ture into the sou ot a chiel, can leave without his permission. No man at the Sandwich Isl ands is secure, a single day, in the possession of any thing he may have dared to call his own The consequence is, the people are indolent, poor, and vicious. 1 he system ot government at these islands has a direct and powerful tendency to make them a nation of liars, and in their inveterate hab its of thieving we find a powerful obstacle to the success of the gospel. We have therefore to contend with the system of slavery which is crushing the people to the dust, and counteracting to a teanui extent, the euicacy of the gospel. Nor is that all. I here are not wanting among us christian men who will stoutly advocate the cause of despots, who not only will not plead the causp of the trodden down poor of Hawaii, but who are not ashamed to justify their oppressors. Say, my brother, are we not prepared to sympathize with the friends of immediate emancipation in the Uni ted States ? Again, missionaries to the heathen have, with a .., 'Il l II you, to contend witn wicKea ana unreasonaoie prejudices. You will see by the resolutions which this mission adopted at our late general meeting, and which I have forwarded to you, how we as a mission regard the prejudice which is crushing to the dust so many of our countrymen. Be assured that contempt for men on account of their imbecility, and degradation, and color, is by no means confined to slave dealers and slave own ers in the United States and the West Indies. Nor is this contempt cherished towards the un happy sons of Africa only. Go to any part of the heathen world, and you will find the same feeling of contempt manifested by many from christian lands. I do fully believe that many a man in the United States, probably many a pro fessed christian, is greatly deceived in respect to his kind feelings towards the heathen. The poor, degraded African, whom he sees daily, and on whose neck, it may be, he has firmly placed his feet, he regards with feelings of scorn but the Sandwich Islander, whom he has never seen, but of whom he may have read some interesting ac count, he can love. For his temporal and eternal interests he can pray and labor. So of the heath en in other countries. Now I hesitate not to say that all this pity has its origin in consummate ig norance of the state of the heathen. He who will not labor for the heathen at his own door, who feels contempt for men in his own neighborhood, on account of their ignorance, degradation and color, would cherish and exhibit the same feel ings towards the heathen, the world over, he brought into contact with them. But this contempt for men on account of their imbecility and color, your brethren at the sand wich Islands regard as the very opposite of the spirit of Christ, and of the true spirit of missions. This we have published in the shape of a resolu tion ; of course we wish to have it known where we are known. Need I labor to prove the cor rectness of this sentiment? I surely need not. Who docs not know that our blessed Lord regard ed with special favor the poor, the degraded, the down-trodden ? 'The spirit of the lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor ; he hath sent me to heal the broken-hearted, to preach deliverance to the cap tive, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised. (see Luke iv, 18.) And what a comment on this interesting passage was the entire life of our Lord ! Now, can they claim a spirit akin to his, who cherish contempt for any class of men, because they degraded, ignorant, or are 'guily of a skin were are of who cherish not colored like their own f lhe supposition is reproachful to the name of Christ. The man who cherishes this feeling of contempt for his fellow-men, let his professions be what they may, has no more alhnity with the spirit ot the Lord Jesus Christ, than the proudest Pharisee that ev er mouthed the heavens, or poured scorn on his Lord because he received sinners and ate with them. I would as" earnestly pray that the church might be relieved from the loathsome incumbrance of men who scorn the degraded and colored a- round them, as I would that she might not fellow ship the drunkard and the profane! And. can men of this stamp breathe the spirit of missions ? Im possible ! It matters not how much they tajik on the subject, nor how many prayers they may make, nor how liberally they may contribute the cause of missions. In the estimation of Him who is of purer eyes than to behold iniquity, al these amount to nothing. I correct myself; they amount to this show the hollow-heartedness of their professions, just as the garnishing of the tombs of the prophets showed the hypocrisy the Jews. He who not only does not love, bu who scorns his brother whom he hathseen.be' cause degraded, ignorant, colored, can he love the heathen, certainly no less degraded, and colored also, whom he hath not seen ? Nothin absurd can be imagined. Let all feelings of scorn for the heathen among you, by classing tnem with the brute creation, or who can see them in bondage, without an effort to relieve them, or who themselves treat their fellows as property, cease at once to claim possession of the missionary spirit. God may possibly make use of tneir property even the ill-gotten gains ot those who oiora their tellow-men ; though I should a soon think that the goldon wedge and shekels of Achan could have been accepted, as the offerings ol these men. However this may be, it is certain that they will never be accepted of their Judge unless a speedy and hearty repentance turn a- way the.anger of Him who has styled himself the 'Avenger of the oppressed.' 'He that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how can he love god whom he hath not seen ? And this com mandmcnt have we from him, that he who loveth God, should love his brother also. Inasmush as ye did it not unto one of the least of these, ye did it not unto me.' Nothing, my brothej, more shocks me than the attitude which 1 see is taken by men of high standing, and lofty pretensions to devoted piety, among you ; men who write let ters on revivals in fine, men who are regarded as companions in the cause of Christ. Why, ac cording to the reports of editors who advocate these men, they can spit out unmeasured scorn on the poor slaves among you, and go directly to the missionary meeting, and plead in behalf of the heathen. How must the blessed Jesus be moved by their eloquence at their thrilling appeals in behali ol those tor whom he died ! But the subject is too serious for sarcastic re mark 'tis awful profanity, as the day of God will show. The Lord save the conductors of missions from the guilt and danger of flattering men ol this character, lest they should withdraw their influence no longer advocate the cause of missions, no longer labor to secure the contribu tions of oppressors in your land, to break the chains from the oppressed in other lands. Such are the feelings of one of your brethren at the Sandwich Islands ; I am confident that they are the feelings of nearly all, though I am not authorized to speak on their hehalf. I am happy, however, to say to you, that the monthly concert of prayer for the en slaved, is observed at most, if not all our stations, and that our interest in the cause of immediate e mancipation strenirthens, as light is breaking in upon us. I scarcely need say, that the labors of birney, Jay and Channing, have not been lost up on us. Most certamlv do 1 rrav. that Uod will speedily arise and vindicate his own cause, save the oppressed, and enable all who love him to a- bandon neutral ground, and be known as the un flinching advocates of right, the world over. But while we, as a mission, fully agree with you in declaring to the world, that no man who cherish es a teehng of comtempt for his fellows on ac count of their degradation or color, can claim af finity with the spirit of Christ, or can be regarded as possessing a particle of missionary spirit, we entreat you to feel with us, that the fact of 3,000,000 of the descertdents of Pagan Africa being in the midst of the evangelical churches of the United states, while it imposes an obligation on them to labor cheerfully and with vigor for their immedi ate conversion, furnishes no valid excuse for not directing their chief energies to the unevangeliz- ea ot other lands. Permit me, my dear brother, to urge upon your attention the above, which you will see is one of our resolutions. I fel with you the wrongs which are heaped upon the two and a half or three millions of enslaved Africans in the midst of you. I tender you my sympathy, and bid you God speed in your truly benevolent efforts to deliver these unhappy men from bondage, to elevate and save them. Go on and prosper, and the Lord God be with you, and your coadjutors, in this good work. But you will not forget, my dear brother, that there are not less than 600,000, 000 of your fellow-men who know not the God who made them have never heard of the Sav iour of sinners are the bond-men of the devil, and in all the pollution of sin, and sinking to per dition. And now, I ask, does the existence of three millions of heathen at home, furnish an ex cuse why the friends and adversaries of immedi ate abolition, should be slow to aid in sending the gospel to the 500,QOO,000 equally degraded and sinful men ? No, no, my dear brother, you cannot think it, and you may not refuse to aid to the extent of your ability in sending the gospel of Christ to the ends of the earth. I wish to say to you my dear brother, that I am extremely anxious that the men who belong to the A. A. S. Society should be foremost in the ranks of those who, from love unfeigned, are laboring to fill the earth with the knowledge and glory of God. I am desirous that you should take this stand for many reasons : 1st, that my opinion of you as a class of citizens, may be confirmed. I have thought and do still think, that no body of men in the whole country can be compared with abolitionists, for the possession of high moral prin ciple, patriotism, unshrinking fortitude, aud genu ine devotedness. How should I rejoice to hear that you are burning with zeal to bring the dying nations to tho Saviour's feet that the slaves of superstition and sin of other lands, are objects of your tender solicitude. I think that I shall soon hear that such is the fact. . 2d, I am anxious that your enemies and the enemies of the poor slaves should gain no advantage over you, as they will be likely to, if you stand back from the work of converting the nations. They will say are be ginning to say so already that you are contrac ted in your views. You cannot, dare not, go to the South to preach your dodtrines can do noth ing directly for the benefit of the enslaved all you can do is to preach to the IN or th, and occas ionally speak to the South by means of the press You are therefore greatly proscribed in your ef forts, while they lorsooth, are acting on a more en larged scale ! are toiling for the conversion of the world ! Now, if these sayings were confined to the chivalry of the South, it would be' of little conse- . . . HvT .1 quence ; but men among you at the north. your own brethren, ministers and Christian editors, say fthem. Now I wish you to show to the world that all these insinuations, are entirely without founda tion. You have some fifty agents, I am told, now in the field, pleading in behalf of the enslaved of the United States. 1 his is well : but how many have you in heathen lands, pleading with the 500,000,000 of besotted pagans to abandon their idolatry and superstition, and look away to the Lord Jesus Christ for salvation? I pray that I may soon hear that you have hundreds toiling for Christ and souls in every clime. Be it ours dear brother, Christ assisting, to break from every captive under heaven the galling chains of servi tude, and to raise up degraded men to an equality with the happiest, purest, most thoroughly Chris tian nation on earth. 3d, I am desirous that you should take this stand be thorough-going in your efforts to evangelize the world be found in the foremost ranks of those who are laboring to send the gospel to every creature, that Christ may be wholly with you. And in no way, I venture to affirm, will you so assuredly secure his favor, as by preaching the gospel to the heathen. This work he has consigned to you and me, and to all his people; and he has promised us his co-operation and blessing. I am well aware, that your hearts are bleeding in view of the wrongs inflicted upon the poor, trodden down slaves, by men pro fessing to be the friends of the Saviour. I do not wonder that they bleed. He has a heart of stone who can think of these his suffering fellow men and not feel inexpressible anguish. I would not have you feel less for the enslaved of the United States, but I would have you remember the 'many millions,' as the dying Wisner said, and labor to rescue them from the fires of perdition. The Sa viour would have you feel for the afflicted poor of your own country ; but he would have you teel and labor for all who know not God for all he purchased with his precious blood ! Now take, I beseech you, the stand precisely that Jesus Christ would have you take, and oh, what rich blessings may you confidently expect from his gracious hands. His favor is life. He can succeed your efforts, and he can carry your purposes headlong. may he enable you to do your whole duty, and mav his creat and adorable name be rlonhed in and by you. 1 am aware that you can state many plausible reasons why you should push your enterprise with all your strength, and let others who have no pity for the onslaved, conduct the work of missions to the heathen I have very serious objections to this. For one, I do not wish to be supported by negro haters. And if the work of conducting inissions to the heathen is to be left with men who have no pity for the enslaved, the cause will not succeed. IwoiUd as soon consign the protection of the helpless sheep to the mercy and care of a nock of wolves ! x ou may not desert the cause of mis sions. Christ will not smile upon you, if you do. But you object that you cannot unite with pro-sla very men in the work of spreading the gospel. The price of blood is put into the treasury of the ord. Well, then, have a board of your own. have hoped all along that you would be able to continue to work with your former mends, and contribute to the funds of the same board ; but I am less sanguine in my hopes, the more I read. It vou ennnnt continue to laoor wnu men wuu compare the image of Christ to 'frogs, and such men will not let the cause ot missions aiuue, men board of your own. lhere is ample solve that all we have and are shall be sacredly and for ever devoted to the reclaiming of this im mense waste.' I long to see the day when all who name the name of Christ shall do their whole du ty. Praying that the blessing of God may rest upon you and your helpers, I close by assuring you that I am, both in the bonds of consanguinity and in the bonds of the common gospel of our common Lord, Your very affectionate brother, J. S. Green. How it will seem Haifa Century Hence. "I told Willie I hoped he would live to be an old grey-headed man, and that soma thanksgiving' morning he would take some of his grand-children on his knees, and tell them once a) great while ago, the people of the southern part of the? United States, were so wicked, that they made slaves of their fellow-creatures, and bought and sold them, just as we do horses and pigs now and that they treated them very cruelly, selling children away off from their parents, and husband ana wives Irom each other, and that they were sc cruel that sometimes the Door creatures would run away themselves, although they knew that vf they were caught, they would be dreadfully whip ped, and almost killed ; and if they did get away, they would almost perish with hunger and cold,, before they could reach a place of safety. And' that one morning, the day before thanksgiving an old black man that he used to know, came softly to the kitchen door, and took his father a side, and told him that two poor runaway slaves were at his house, and he wanted something for them to eat, and how he went with his father to see them, and how frightennd they looked when they saw white men, and how their backs had been all cut up with the whip, and that they said they had wandered in the woods since the first fall month, and how the dogs were set on them, but that the dogs could not track them, because they had pieces of onions in their shoes, and that they swam rivers with their clothes on their heads, and walked in their sleep because they were so tired out. And that all the children would say, 'Grandpa, wan't all the people of this country heathens then ?" The above is an extract of a letter from one of the "abolitionists of Binghamton," and has refer ence to the two slaves of whom Mr. Smith speaks in his letter published last meek in the emanci pator. The two slaves mentioned above, were found, two days before thanksgiving, on the hills south of the Susquehanna river, in almost a per ishing state, with little food, and nothing worth the name of clothing ; they had kindled a fire, which led to their discovery by a person living in the neighborhood. At first they attempted to fly, but by kind words and treatment were induced to accompany the man who found them to the vil lage. We trust they are ere this safely colonized in Canada. "Thou shalt not deliver unto his mas ter, the seivant which is escaped from his master, unto thee." "Thou shalt not oppress him," E. N. W. New York, 7 Jan. 1839. The following note came to hand in the papers, the same day with the above communication. 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TZF" Office, one door West from the 1 ost-Omce, State a' , have a . . HIT I 1 -f...l .1 I room. Th A. a. U. r ! nave uuaiiuuueu, u i lincWstnnfl them, all the heathen so far as their own labors are concerned, but 63,000,000. (See their last Reoort pp. 114, 115.) Now my broth er, take hold of the work. Do not wait till all the enslaved of your own land are free, but be up and stand in your lot. Nothing that you can do will so advance the work in which you are now en rrarred, as to give yourselves to the work of con verting the heathen. Look abroad on the vast howling wilderness which sin has caused, and re- Brandon, Dr Hale. Jamaica, L Merrifield, Esq. Hubbardton, WC Denison. JVorurich, Sylvester Morris. Hartford, Geo. Udall, Esq. Tunbridge, Hervey Tracy. Strafford, W Sanborn, Esq. Barnet, L P Parks, Esq. Morrist oum.Rev S Robinson Morrisville, L P Poland , Esq. Cornwall, a t 1 lank ell. CraflBbury, W J Hastings. Wettford, R Farnsworth. Ettex, Dr J W Emery. Uunderhill, Rev E B Baxter. Barnard, Arad Jackson. Eatt Barnard, W Leonard. Waldtn, Perley Foster. Starkaboro', Joel Battey, St. Albans, E L Jones, Esq. Rutland, R R Thrall, Esq. Rovalton, Bela Hall, C C Carter. Danville, M Carpenter. Glover, Dr Bates. St. Johnsbury, Rev J Morae. Mtddlebury, M D bordon AGENTS. Derby, Dr Richmond. Perkinsville, W M Guilford. Brookfield, D Kingsbury Esq Randolph, C Carpenter, Esq. East Bethel, E Fowler, Esq. Water bury, L Hutchins,Esq E S Newcomb. Wailsfield, Col Skinner. More town, Moses Spofford. Warren, F A Wright, Esq. Wat erf ord, R C Benton.Esq Eatt Roxbury, S Ruggles. Ferritburgh, R T Robinson. Vergennet, J t. Roberts. West field, O Winslow, Esq. Corinth, Insley Dow. Wilhamstown, J C Farnam. Chester, J Stedman, Esq. Sping field, Noah Saflord. Franklin, Geo S Gal. MVatenUle, Mosea Fisk, Esq. tiyatparK, Jotham Wilson. Elmore, Abel Camp, Esq. Hinesburgh, W Dean Burlington, G A Allen, Esq. Montgomery, J Martin. . Lincoln, Benj Tabor.