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Wntcjiraan C$tnte Saurim!. BY E. P. WALTON, Jit. MONTPELIER, AUGUST 11, 1854. I.IUEIITY, 1. iV, OItIi:it. l'.lcctlon Sctlcmlicr S. For Governor, STEPHEN ROYCE, or Berkshire. For Lieut. Govtrnor, RYLAND FLETCHER, or CAtr.MCun. fbr TVfniKrer, HENRY M. BATES, or NoKTimtLt). ron conanr.ss. First District, JAMES MACHAM. 2n District, JUSTIN'S. MORRILL, 3d District Convention. The Freemen of ttio Third Congressional District, who are in favor of the principles promulgated at the Stato Convention held at Rutland on the 7th of June last, and at the Mass Convention held at Montpelier on the 13th of July, arc hereby notified to meet in Convention at St. Albans, on "TUESDAY, AUGUST 15TII, AT 10 O'CLOCK, A. M., to nominate a candidate for member of Congress. S. U. PARKHURST, Chairman of D. C. State Ticket All Right ! It will be seen by the following corres pondence that the nanio u( Judge Hoick has been placed upon the ticket nominated by the Mass State Convention, in place of Gen. Walt o.i declined a fit response to the liberality of the whigs in naming Gen. I'LETCiiEn for Lieut. Governor. The field is now clear for a fair fight against the tlavocracy, and wo trust the peoplo of Ver mont will give a verdict which will entitle them to the fust rank among the friends of Freedom. Tex Thousasd Majomtt ron ltoTcr., Fletcher and Uatis: let that be the mark. Sl..1lbans, Ju!y3, 1E5J. To Hom. Stepiie.i Roicr.: Dear Sii At the Mass Convention holdcn nt Montpelier on the 13th inst., the State Committeo appointed at that Convention nero instructed in the event of a decliatition oy any oi uio nominees, to nil tlio vacancy without resort to another Convention. Gen. II. P. Walton, tho nominee for the office of Governor, having announced his de- termination to withdraw his namo from the approaching canvass, it has become ncccs. sary for tho State Committee to act in obc. divneo to their instruction and to fill tho va cancy occasioned by his declension. The committeo after a full conference have with but one dissenting voice decided to present your name in place of Gen Wal ton's for tho suffrages of the " Republican Party"jfbr the Ofiico of Governor provided jimr views and sentiments accord with the principles of that party ns expressed in the resolutions adopted at tho convention. An early expression of your views in do urtd. I am with respect. your obedient servant LAWRENCE 1JRAINERD. Chairman State Committee. To the II o.i. Lawrencr Unti.Nr.np : Dear Sir I acknowledge tho receipt of your letter, signed as Chairman of the Stato Committee appointed by tho Mass Conven tion of the Republican party, holdcn at Montpelier on tho 13tli day of July, apprising inc of my nomination as a candidate for the ofiico of Governor, in place of Gen Walton decl-ncd, provided my views and sentiments accord with tho principles of that party as cxprossed in tho resolutions adopted at the Cum ention. You aro aware that I hivo already accep ted a nomination for the same office by a Whig Convention of the state, assembled at Rutland, on the 7th day of June last, To that acceptance I consider myself honorably bound. Oi course, did the nomination now tendered imply a call upon me to repudiate, or even to qualify my concurrence in the course of olitial action set forth in tho res olutions of tlio Rutland Convention, I should feel compelled to decline tho honor of this second nomination. Hut, upon examination and reflection, I regard the resolutions of tho two Conventions, so far as they properly go to constitute a political platfurm for tho future, as being substantially thesamojso that no inconsistency is preceived in accept ting both nominations. 1 discover nothing in the professed principles or aims of the the two Conventions, in reference to future action, upon the great question which now agitat j tho nation, to prevent my ready ac quiescence in thoso of cither. Consequently, if the views thus briefly sketched are deemed satisfactory, it may be considered that the last nomination is ac cepted with a deep senso of grateful obliga tion Yours STEPHEN ROYACE. Eatt Berkshire, Aug. J, 1851. Letter from Gen. Fletcher. Pkoctoriville, July 21, 1851. To G C. Sampson , Esqa Dear Sir I have the honor to acknowl edge tho receipt of your communication of the 20th, informing me that at the Mass Con vention assembled at Montpelier on tho 13th inaL, I wis nominated as a candidate for thu ofllce of Lieutenant Governor. I thank you ' tho call. cordially for the kind expressions of persoual S. That, believing in lho declaration regard with which you hive been pleased to I iiietiiiie characterized as an exploded doc .,.,...,,.. ,i.., mi t '. , . . i trine " that all men are created free and accompany that notice. Though be but a i u,r, u(Mow wtlere fn princip poor return to my fellow citizens for audi lead the way i and when they cease to lead, ontnerted honor, I beg them to accept my j w0 cesse to follow." heartfelt thanks for this expression of conn. I a- T,nl wu rei."rd Slavery and Inlempor- denco and friendly feeling. I .hall not, I , rC,to"uiC a,1i0rV "7 ""i''1'"1 C"! , ' . ' H , of the day, and will support such men and trust, incur the charge of efll-ctalion of mod-1 measures as will diminish and eradicilo city, when I sty that a distrust of my quali- , them. Ccattons to discharge acceptably the duties i ln entering upon this work of of thu office, produces serious embarrass- I unlu". r the ctlicient support or these great , "to; Pouc "uu euiuarrass principle, wo declare ourselves politically raent and hesitation. When my nomination independent of and hostile to the present wis announced, my first and strongest in- National Administration, to all Senators and elinatioo was In decline, but I learned that in Repreaeutatives in Congrcaa, and to all oth the opinion of persons, whose judgment I am er, u!en' '"especuvo of party distinction, t. i. . ,. i . J ' vrho have proved themselves traitors to Freo- bound to respect, 1 had becu so far commit- dom by theirsupirtof the Nebraska Hill, ted by my too partial friends that no option and that ffe aru utterly, and without coin honorably remained to me. Vieldin" to this promise, opposed to any rncourngement, aid consideration, I mbmit myself to the decis-' ?f comfo,rt exlFn'oi hvety propagand , , , ... ,, , ism : and in obcdienco to the laws ot reli- loo of my fellow citizens, wilh the asiur ance ' ,,lon ,d nature and the Constitution of the that slnuld the nomination bo confirmed by United Stales, wo will at all tunes and in the people, it shall be uiy earnest and un- U place denounce it, and as becomes men ceaiii effort to discharge tho duties faith fully acid to Die best of my ability, Reogniz'mj the right of the peoplo to know lho views of their candidates for office, up jn all vital questions of public policy, their right to know, not only for uhom, but for iM they are voting, I would frankly and unto italmgly say, that I heartily approve of the resolutions adopted at Rutland on the j 7th of June last, touching the subject of rfUvcry, and the duties of Northern Freemen, and also tho resolutions adopted at Montpel ier on tho Kith insUj havo my cntiro and hearty concurrence, as it regards tho two great questions, which have taken possession of the public mind, tho restriction of Slavery snd tho restriction of the sale of intoxicating liquor. I allude to ihcso as tho leading and most important ai ticks in tho platform; whilo I would bo understood to adopt fully the cntiro creed. 1 make this avowal of my views and principles cheerfully, because I do not wis any ono to vote under any misapprehension or mistake. 1 would be allowed to say, that lam happy in witnessing tho spontaneous uprising of the people in support of the just principles involved in tho present great poll tical crisis. Tho Freeman of tho North have too long been divided into hostile parties, expending that strength ngainst.cach other, which should have been unitedly employed in sin tatning tho causo of Freedom, while at the South, whero tho interests of Slavery aro in volvcd, all party lines aro obliterated, and all aro found in a solid column, with an unbroken front Slavery forms a bond of union strong er than the ordinary ties of parly ; hence tho power and success of tho South. DividcaS, we have fallen, divided we must ever fall, bo fore the all-grasping and ever-encroaching slave power. The heart of the patriot is cheered in thu present alarming condition of our country, by the prospjet that thoso who lovo and val uo our free and happy institutions will now ardently unite in their support. Already tho slavo power rules in the high councils of this republic, carrying out its purposes and de signs in defiance of compacts and phghtod faith, through the agency and influence of Us northern chieftain. I his power is reach ing after tho islands of tho sea, and pro claims that tho whole western continent shall soon bo given to her for her possession. Does not every citixen of the State of Ethan Allen feel his " spirit Ptirred up within him" as ho looks nt the rapid strides of slave ry, in its marcn to compie.to dominions over this fair, wide heritage, consecrated tn free dom, by the prayers and sufferings of our venerated fathers ! If tho friends of freedom ever intend to make earnest efforts to main tain their principles, tho time for action hag fully come. 1 am Sir, Very respectfully and sincerely, Yours, RYLAND FLETCHER. Washington County. Annexed aro the proceedings of the Con vention holden on the 5th. The Convention was well attended, harmonious, and bent on winning the victory. Tho platform is ono of principles rather than of a parly, nnd the ticket is a good one. Half of the candidates aro Whigs, and half Democrats, or Freo Democrats, but all undoubtedly stand upon the platform, against tho present adminis tration, and all other slavocrats, nnd against tho extension of slavery. In short, this is a union ticket, upon n common and consistent basis of united action, demanded by tho ex igencies of the time, and we hope it will ro- coivu tho support of every freeman of tho county who desires to havo his volu toll on tho eiilo of. freedom, justice, good faith, und tho honor of the country. Mass County Convention. Pursuant to tho call tho Freemen of Washington County assembled in Mass Convention at tho Court Houso in Montpa licr, August .I, 1831. Thu call was read and tho Convention cal led to order by Obadiah Wood. Tho Convention was then permanently nr. ganized by the choico of . Hon. GEO. W. DA I LEY, President. 3:S"&i President,. C. W. Willard, Secretary. On motion, C. W. Willard, Azcl Spnld- ing, W. F. Woodworth, I). K. Smith, and A. Wright were appointed a Committeo to report resolutions. Tho Convention then resolved itself into town caucussps t nominate n committee, consisting of two from oach town in tho county, to report tn the Convention candi dates for County officers. Tho Committeo was as follows : MonliKlier Claries Lyman, W coster Spraguo. llarreH. C. Whecloek, S. Town jr. llertin- I). Hates, II. Hancock. XorthjieldY. A. Webb, J. M. Mills. lloihury S. G Stanton, O. W. OrcutU .MarshfieldC Taylor. Cdlm'j A. I'eirco, M. Sheldon. Worcester - E. S. Kellogg, J. M.Abbott, Middlelsexl). P. Carpenter, . W. 11 ii- ley. Il'aterbury - E. S. Now comb, John Groy, Duxbury E. W, Corns. .Moretoicn S. Jones, A. Ilass. IVaihfitld-V. Uushnell, H. Junes. Warren F. A. Wright, Win. Amcsbury. Fast Montpelier Dr. Teniplelon. Thi Convention then adjourned till after noon. AFTERNOON. In tho afternoon, the Convention was cal led to order by the Vice President. The Committeo on Resolutions reported the following, which, after discussion by A zel Spalding, Hemiu Carpenter, James Green and Gen. Walton, wore adopted: Where is, this (''invention has been called lor the purpose of " uniting for efficient political actum for tho defenco of Free dom and tho Free States against Southern aggression and Northern treachery," there. loro- lltsolved, That wo do hereby adopt the nrinniilnrf m,l mimrwc tlm Avnrnau.il i and freemen ever wage war with whit' etcr shape it may fur the time assume. 5. That all men whu profess friendship for Freedom, and yet support, or refuse to oppose, its foes, over oscillating between du ty and party allegiance, aru traitors to the cause, time-servers and dishonest in polities, and deserve, as they receive, our cordial and hearty detestation and contempt. C. That for tho purpose of giving efficient aid to these principles in the County of Washington principles cherished alike by tho illustrious mm whose name it beats, aud by the Fathers oftho Republic we nrdial- ly recommend to tho suffrages and support of our fcllow-frecmen tho ticket this day put in nomination, rccognmng in every namo on that ticket a good and a true man, decided in his political principles and political action, and an unflinching friend of Freedom. Tho Committee on nominations reported the following names, which were odoptcd by tho Convention t m For Senators, HORACE HOLL1STER, JAMES GREEN. For Counlu Jailers, LEWIS CIlAMUERLIN, HIRAM JONBsl. 'or Sheriff, OI1ADIAH WOOD. ' Fot Slate's .'Mortify, FEIIRAND F. MERRILL. For Judge of Prolate, LEONARD KEITH. For High liailiff, E. W. .CORSE. 'or County Committee, GEORGE W. IiAILEY, E. S. NEW COM II, W.F. WOODWORTH, 11. Y. 11ARNES, A. PIERCE. Tho following town committees were re ported to the Convention : .Montpelier C. W. Willard, I. L. Scrib ner, M. French. t Win Daniel Chandler, jr., S. F. Nyo, Warren Thompson, I. T. Davis, Elisha Hubbard. Il'aterbury Cecil Graves, John Gregg, David Ixml, Daniel Green, Lyman Prcscott, John 1). Smith. Duzbury-Ct. W. Turner, II. M. Nash, Ilcmaii Morse, Gilbert Huntley. farrt HnrveyTildcn, L. C. Wheclock, D. K. Smith. .Yorthficld Win. Dcnsmnrc, John Grego nry, J. M. Mills, P. llelknap. A. O. Smith. Il'ailifield Ira Richardson, Almon Joslm, Edwin Child. Jlorlury-Aaron Webster, 2d, S. P. Or am, A. R. Hutchinson, Scth M. Uailey, E, P. llurnham. If 'orcester E. C. Wation, E. S Kellogg, Dennis Childs, F. Johnson, W. H.Cooper. .Vorcfowi Russell Child, Dexter Ashloy, William Clapp, Alvin Woedbury, L. lttiz- zcll. Calais. Nelson A. Chase, Sidney H, Foster, Lester Wurrcn, Jacob Eaton, Albert Dwinnell. On motion of Woostcr Spraguo, tho Conn ty Committeo wore authorized to fill any va cancy occurring in tlio ticket. It was then voted that the I'trmonl Hatch man and State Journal, tho Green .Mountain Deeman and tho Cliristiun lleposilory bo re quested to publish the proceedings of tho Convention. Adjourned. GEO. W. HAlLEY,'rti:im. C. W. Willard, Secretary. Orange County. The Whig and Republican conventions agreed to tho following county ticket : For Senators, JOSEPH ATKINSON, of Newbury, JOHN WAiTE, llraintree. slisislant Judgti, JOHN LYNtiE, Uilimmslown, LEVI TAIIOR, Topsham. Judges Probate, llrnd. Dint. J. S. MOORE, .Strafford, Ran. Dist. J. It. UUTCIIINSON.Ran. Slide's .lllorney, AI1IJAH HOWARD, Jr., Thetford. Sheriff, C.C. P. IIALDWIN, limdford. High Ihitifr, IRIOMIAII DODGE, Tuubridgc. JE First District Convention. Hon. James Meaciiah was unjiiimo'i-ly nominated for rc-olcction. Ono of the earl iest, rui.-.. ni mo,t r..i - , ioi Freedom, ho richly deserves a ru-olection. We hope tho District will honor him and it self by an nvnlaucho of voted. Thu first must bo tho " banner district." Congressional Convention---First District. District Convention met at the Court House in Middtebury, ugreoibla to call, un thu ltd d.y of August, lrj.1l. Tho Convention was called to order by Gen. Ocorgo W. Orandey, on whuso iioniin ation Hon. Samuel S. I'liELrs was chosen President. On motion of Joseph Warner, Esq., tho following aentluuion wero appointed Vico Presidents : Hon, Harvey Mtiusill, David Love, Eq , John Siinnnds, Hon. Joel Itico. On motion of J. S. llushncll, E&q., tho Convention chose, as.Secretanes, IL E. Grcwvenor, Edwin Everts. On motion of Mr. Uarrc.lt, it was Voted, That a committeo of five bo ap pointed, by lho Chair, to report resolutions for tho consideration of the convention. Tho Chair opjiomtcd to constitute such committee, tho following parsons, viz: Joseph H. Darrelt, C. II. Ilayden, II. 0. Jud'd, Aha Chapman, John 1). Huntley. On motion of Gen. Grandey who ex pressed his belief that there were but one opinion and expectation throughout tho dis trict, regarding thu Congressional nomina tion at the present lime it was unanimously I oled, 1 hat tho convention proceed to nominate, viva voce, a candidate for Repic sentative in tho tlio next Congress of tho U. S. Thereupon, on motion of C. H Ilayden, Esq., of Itutland County, seconded by J. I. C. Cook, Esq., of llennington County, Hon. JAMES MEACIIAM, of Middlebury, was unanimously nominated as such candidate. Fated, That a committee of three be ap. pointed by the Chair to wait on Mr. Meach am, to apprise him of his nomination, and to request his presence in the Convention. Tho Chair appointed Messrs. Ilayden, Cook and Grandcy as such committee. Mr. llarrett, for the Committee on Reso lutions, reported thu following: llesolved, That wa cordially approve tho plattorm adopted by the State Convention at Rutland, on tho "ill of June, and that we reaffirm the same, as presenting the true is sues before the people in the approaching Congressional election. llesolved. That we invito the cordial co operation of all citizens of this district who would sustain our present able Represent, tivo in bis noble and earnest opposition to the repeal oftho Miss tar Compromise and the aggressions of tho propagandists of Slave ry, that hw reelection may be secured by a vote as emphatic as the Anti-Nebraska sen timent of his constituents. Mr. Meacham having been waited on by the committeo appointed for that purpose, appeared in tho convention, ana alter signify ing his gnteful acceptance of the nomination, mad') an nblo and very satisfactory address on the first resolution. The question being taken on the tesolu. tions, each was unrnimously adopted. The convention was then addressed by the President, I Jon. S. S. Phelp., in answer to a general call, on tho prominent political top ics of the day. Rncf addresses were also niado, in re sponse to call, by J. M. Slade, C. II. Hay den, Hon. E. D. amor, G. W. Grandcy, and others. Tho convention then adjourned sine die. S. S. PHF.LPS, I'rcsidenl. Y?r'-VS!!0n'r Secretaries. r.llWia J.VI.IW9, Another Convention. Dolow is a volunteer call for another Con vention, called " Whig" yet tho call is so limited that no Whig can attend, unless lie is opposed to tho ticket nominated on Satur day last, ono ball of which consists of whigs. It will be observed also that it is proposed to organize tho Whig party by tho election of Committees : yet the call is limited to a par t of the Whigs only. Now had this call embraced all the Whigs of tho county had the door been opened for free consultation and notion, without gags and fetters, to nominate a ticket and appoint committees, o should certainly ndvize tho Whigs of tho county to attend, and to consider and adopt tho course best suited to unite the anti administration and anti-slavocratic sentiment of the county. As it Is, taking a deliberate look at it, this call looks Iiko a determination In divide rather than unite the Whigs of the county and to aid rather than 'fjisl tho sham Democracy. Nay more, it looks liko a determination to bolt from nnd repudiate the unanimous action of tho regularly called WhigStateConvention since it is proposed to respond to the nomi nation of J.idgoRoyce only. We hopo bet ter things j but if division in tho cuuntj, or aid nnd comfort to tho sham democracy, and n bolt from tho Whig State Convention, aro the rral objects of this Convention, wo pro test against it out nnd out. In tlutviewit would bo a lo! deserving to be classed with Tom Power's bolt in Windsor, and tho at tempted ultra frccsoil bolt in Chittenden a bo't which will surely ho dishonored by nine tenths of the Whig party oftho State.and wo believe or tho county also. To the Whigs of Washington County : Fellow Wiiius! The Whin County Committee having signed the call for a no paity convention, nnd, thus far, having neg lected to call, undue believe i7 not call a County Convention of the Whigs of uV county to nciniiiito a ticket for county offi cers for the present campaign: We, there fore, fooling anxious to have n Wins ticket in noniinat Ion, unite our brother Whics to meet in County Convention, at the ( ourt House, in Momprtlier, on the Rlth day ot August, 1851, nt one o'clock, P. M.. to nom inate n ticket for County officers, nnd to elect n Whig County Committee for the year en suing, and to ratify tho nomination of Ste phen Royco as the Whig Candida to fur Gov ernor. All Whigs and otherJ in faior of Stephen Roy ce for Governor, and who are dissatisfied xcith and opposed to tho present county nominations, nro invited to attenj. 'I he Whigs of Washington county may die, but they respectfully decline to surren- render. 1 hoy will not disband tho gallant army who fought for Henry Clay, Old Tip pecanoe, bravo old Zachery Taylor, nnd tho gallant Scott. Tho name of whig was good enough for Washington &. Putnam &J-'tarkc, and the patriots of tho Revolution. Under tint glorious name thoy fought and bled for LuiERir, Free Soil, Frkk Pri.cii-li.s and Free .Mi.i. Under tho same name let us enter the campaign with a U hi ticket. of freedom loving, iuir minded men, men to uhom wo aro willing to confide tho interests of our county and Stalej uiiuuisf i,uimi)!tia diss N Mead II Hancock I haver Townsund Win Guinan C 11 Brown J Doty A S llrown II riinrsto.i I. II Wing 11 Ilruce S Mitchell W Storra P I) Nyo T J Hubbard Levi lloutwell 11 S lloutwell W II Cottrill J i Vail J P C Cotirill S Dewey "Tho Ilutlnnd Platform perhaps docs ro- pudintu the lliltluioru Platform, it tho latter !. ... ; 1.1.1 . l. ,. , in inn inoiuuou nulling ine prinuipies nunureil to ill lho first resolution." Private tetter. Wo aro nut nstumshed that lho idea, his obtiiueil to some extent tint tho Whigs "adhered" to tho Italtimoru Platform, or something else, in the first Itutland resolu tion because the Greon Mountain Freo min has strangely garbled that rosnlution, and forced the inference that tho lUItimore Platform is ndhcrrd to. Tho first resolution embraced liro things: lint It deel ired the attachment of thu Whigs to their distinguishing principles. This, the Freeman published in a late edito rial. .Second1 It declared that the Whigs re garded the question of Slavery to be of par amount importance to these " distinguishing principles," and that it required instant ut toution. This the Freeman omitted in its late editorial. Carrying out tho idea thus expressed in the first resolution, the Itutland Whig Con vention adopted a clean anti-extension of Slavery Platform meeting every point at issuo with the Slavocrats aiij expressly i pudiatcd the ISaltimort Platform, the Fuji- tive Slave law included (which tho Frecnuii unaccountably omitted) and wound up oy ' pledging the Whig party of Vermont to this new Platform of Ficedo.u (albeit composed of old and staunch planks,) and inviting tlio 1 co-operation of all other parties. This is the wholo story i nnd we ask j who wants moro or belter than that ? Tao Whigs asked nobody to sacrifico his princi ples, or even his party, but simply to do what the Whigs at Rutland did that is, lay aside for tho tuna being all issues except tho Slave ry question, and co-operate sololy with ref erauco to that question. "Co-operation' was tho word; " co-operation" for a particu. lar purpose, and until that purpose should be accomplished. " Co operation" llioy asked ; and they offired just what they asked. They asked no more than what they were willing tugtvo; and this ougif to have been satis factory to every genuuio friend of Freedom. fjyLast week we statod that Mr. Jack- man of llarro had repudiated the Platform ofthe Eastman and llrigge convention .The statement was made on good authority; but wo havo since learned that tho Patriot clique wou't ennit Mr. Jackman to do any such thing. It is rumored that the lion, Rudonck Richardson tendered a declination oftho nomination for Senator last week, and that thai also was headed. Are men tlavos, that they should be frightened at tlio crack of Castman's whip? If any cotton planter Is in want of a driver, Eastman is the man for his money. Knickerbocker for August has been receiv ed, and we are waiting for another. The hope expressed by us some weeks eince his been realized in a letter from tho Green Mountains the first of a series that will five Knick. a new and strong claim for the faver of Vermeuters. if J a year. (Fr th Vlehnna & Joarnsl To tho Author of tho Vermont Letter on the Nebraska Dill. Sint-t have read your letter with gener-1 al approbation, but cannot assent o al you ( ssv. I ho following langusgo appears in saul letter " In Art. IV, sec. 2, thero is a clause rcg ulsting the rendition of fugitive slaves, on which the fumtlvo slavo law of 18o0 was based. This is the only clause in the con i in ine con- stitntiot, which recognizes J tho etc to,. .I'n:- I recognition on the part of the government, to uso tho sentiment of Mr. Gerry of Massa chusetts, is just this: ' Wc will not meddle with your Stato matters. They will soon bo all right.' If any persons, whoso servi ces you claim, escape into tho frco States, when they are found you may causo their return. This shall bo mado lawful. This is the smallest possiblo recognition of an ex isting fact. It docs not encourage slavery. It does not extend it. It is more of a nega tive than a positive recognition of it. Not to havo said tiiis, would obviously havo mado tho Constitutions, in its workings, an aboli tion compact. Tho convention could not do this, nnd form n constitution under which all the States could unite,." Now, as the fugitive clause contains nei ther n mention nor a description of slaves, on what ground do you mako tho admission that it was originally intended to iiavc any- m.ng to 00 w1.11 Slavery r ..uu.u ,,. ,,K , any historical prool that 11 wm meiwco , ,,,,,, f h yeUurn; wh a compromise ? Die Cons) t t on rega us f 0 pKC!S,y H&h olll,.r3 nrc he labor or service of tl f"'0 " preserved from Slavery nnd death in the to the claimant, thus making rendition an h , , d of , J j b , act, not of compromise, b. Ju" Jf t0 a prt,cipation in the same high privde he fugitive clause means, laves and is .sen- I sentiments of men like J ,J " i, i 1 nrnnnrltf with tlm nril'liPfrn nf I'OlllfT W I GfO 1 ho nleriina with it. Hie Missouri compro- in i. - . . . 1 imse was n violation oi i'Sh , ,mi no more man .;-' lot thn nnnatitMtlitli. lUMtlindfld. 1 HUT nSSGT J . . ;: 7" : ' . .1 n... uon urn me i.igu.vo ciauso , .. poasiblo recognition of an existing fact, ,that it doe, not encourage slavery nor extend . m. on vnur own ndnnion ot u relation to slavery, exactly opposite to truth. What could tho Constitution do moro to eneo ir.RO and uxlcnd slnverv than to admit tho slave - im extend slavery tnan to aa.mt ino slave - . , der's right .aril establish its justice ? If i .uthorizes b.m -o go into a tree btate nnd retake Ins prop-rty, does it no leive him nt I a j ",.-,.,, . L"J"-V "? " ' ... X o deliver up lug. ve slaves is ,on f , ffl s more than nut to inaddlo w. I1'0 ''"f' 0'f: 1 legalize the blare trade, cannot admit of era ma ter. ."aSxbu The argument which sustains it is by rendering h. property sec ire 1 1, our , j - .icl, sustains Slavery, own admission, the Constitution would worn ', la ,... . ., . the abolition of slavery, il there were no fu- cmur ,lu ..'..... ":. 1" ."", more currcu, ."" tfiiitv nf (run Status won il onaDle t ie s aves . "- . ., ip i. tho imnortation of slave", if It miv be called. a compromise, the general government sim - ,.ly submitted to r.Vant of power to control ply the Hie nnestmn. h ilia not concede snvthniL'. MICCl for It had nothiii' . : . . .. r .r' lllllllll'; lit UIIII.DUU. UUI ... II.U to concede. r. . i .i- -, .1-,. u1.,.a. ,. fugitive clause, if it relates to slavery, tho o.T. -i i- i ... : .;(,. ,i... h . '3" ' " . I n.l n i.n.uarlunt Stetn rinh! I Mu Jr. j v . i ,i... State nnd Nation. And ha leg sla ion wine, withdraw, protection f lar clas ofnn'mcranU and mikes them iavr- llil prey for certain men, and the free Statee lawful ground for hunting such prey, must bo nnvtluni' but neiMtlve. Tho fuzilivo clatlsn, with tho interpretation tint slave holders mid the courts havo given it, is so opposed to our feelings of humanity, to our sense nf justice and religion, that it is won derrul that tho free States, at the very time when anti-slavery feeling was the most in tense, should have adopted it; and it passes 17 llllli millllUII, llll 1. I- nil belief tint thev should h ve done it In . .... , , , , i,,., minuet Bti iniici nnu inn ..laun " J ... . i J !,.. ,Z til,.,rt. r.i ir it U . r,ei demnnds historical explanation. Hut while you throw historical lirlit on n compromise, which long ago cease , to have any practical , aPPrv' P0"""0 " 1 ce "r Rep interest, you leave this strange and more im-1 '6(,w!'v lnnR Uie late sess.o,,, was man portant fact in nil its mystery. ' sU 1 lc,ru ca" be ? dl"bt r h"' oloc"ot' ' Did our fathers indeed ngree that, when, by a decisive majority, tho poor slave thes tons for protection Wo regret that a much larger number of fngains a system of outrage, he should be be- trayod hic't proof of the K'v1-.1 "Uon eervico and just'.y owing it, wo need havo no uitliculty about the meaning ot Ilia fugitive clause. Natural right is more sacred than the Constitution, and if wo are really under an livnriiKr un fiirriiTi-n slave-, wn urn in awk- ward rircumsuances to comolain ofviolations iimsuances to compla of the Constitution. Our first conrorn should bn to get the beam out of our own eye. The proper course is to protest against tho pro slavery construction the fugitive clause lias received. I. S. Trl'.J Mnfnivhitn let im ' wa "no ol "'o best of his occasional .iw-rfi- tirwplc, w,s adopted. ngreement. Mcnnwl l ie lot us )( we havo over beard, h should be , The hill to provide f-r .l.a. surrender of i,hi ,V"'i "il- "ii" wrilten out and published, m f'" ' ..d 1 certa,.. bonds of thu State ol Jnd,.nl , uio iiietiiauiu uiiucuiues mat are to arise fX" Wo take ploasure in calling the nt- from n constant addition or new territory ; tentum of those traders who intend to vi.it "l''1a,,,1i 'I10 "V'h m 'n"eJ. '''tog--neou. . . , , population, impossible to be bioughl into un- Do-ton. to tho advertisement of Messrs. Lov- it v of custom, sympathy nnd institutions. ett & Wellington, whose wholesale hard- Ho gave a scathing exposure of tho imbecd- ware and cutlery establishment is unsurpas- y 0,'lbe present Administration and ofthe eed by any, for nssortment.-and whoso long ZTT?" f '"i 5"" 1",ctlc?1' ,,,,,,, .. .... " nd strongly deprecated the nomination, for and well established reputation entitles them tle h,ghe,t office in tho government, or see to the confidence of tho public. If you in- ondary men und party tools. I lend purchasing call on them. I ntri.,.,,.1 n.i: i n ci..i.i- i. v., ........ .... uiiijvii .-.-ikhj, uj Georgo W. Uungny. Now Vork, Do Witt & Divenpnrt, publishers. A very handsome volume, contoinin, kings" and " sketches of the noi uf our age" of seventy fiva i is to sav all American citir.orts. , of iht-ni living-statesmen, heroes, politi - f. i . i cians, poets, editors, clergymen, ste. &c. . no .wiMiiiv uuiaiiis luuciueii jtoriraiis, several or which wo know are good, Tho good. book may bo had of Halloo. A: I.oveland. The U-eslminter Jlevieu, for July has been received from Leonard Scott lo., IScw lork, being tho first number of a new vol ume. Cardinal Wolscy The Heard and the Husso-European Embroilment aro promising titles in the list of articles. &l a year with Blackwood, tftj. Four Ueviows sent his views at tho next session. Wocan nnd Jllackwood $10. Postage 80 cents a "t. however, let this subject pass without year only on the whole II cents on either oftho Review, nnd HI cents on lllackwood. fl7"A friend wants to know wheth Judge Royco stands on the "Republican ' ""reigny, ho acts tho despot and sets .",.,,! , ... ,' . " 1 bis own will against that or the peop o. 1 laUurmJ lcaJ bw tetter to .Mr. Hrainerd. , One other point r..rces ibwlf upon our n-js. 'Ph '. i , . . consideration. While this samo Franklin Oy 1 he freeman puts the namoof Judge P.erce ,s calling upon Congress to givo i,,n RorcE at tho head of the State ticket. So I 10,010,000 of dollars, and to clothe Tiim with Cr, well the Freemen deserves a credit unusu,,1i 'f "it unconstitutional power, that iiark. Rut it puts up Hon. Das mi. Dalu- ''B m,K,l,l)u"-CUMe or seiza Cqba in tho re M, for Treasurer, on the ground that he ' r1:oS"0 'SrSw Adopts Uie principles oftho Mass Convention dollars to improve the vast country we at (nd was nominated in Committee. Now wo I rildy possess I According to this now-fang-eg tho leavo oftho Freeman to say that Mr. !ud .,lcu,0?r'cy. wo have full power to steal JaMwiu wouldnukean excellent yTre.u,iyt r, Out after all, it he is out against the slay. I cracy as we trust ho is -out in fact and jn I arneaf, not 'against tho Nebraska bill, and fcr its authors-Mr. IUldwii, surely will nut . I... I... i,i . , - . ivisli to di ide the anti-slavery strength. As i j good friend to Freedom, it strikes us he (ill insist on supporting the ticket nonuna-, ted by us friends. Lrii Tints t a new novel by Charles Dick ens. T. L. .McElrath &. Co., New Vork, havo jilst published this book in advance ofany ihcr publishing house iu this country, by tpecial agreement with tho English publish er!. Price !i. cents iu piper. 'jfoircr E'emenls of Grammar ; New Vork, Daniel Hurgcss it Co. ' A good school-book, well got up-white P)per and clear print. )fX7The Washington Sentinel has nt Iqiglh como to tho opinion that the suprema rj of the lUmocrutic parly is n jrjtpajdj. Projects of tho Slave Power. A resolution was introduced by Mr. Sli doll into tho U. S. Senate a few weeks ,',nc.f ''.V11 f" J.K."bfeLlh?d,!r.' f h. ' w, j b , ,, ,, , , 'J .' ii.f. Its object in tho suppression of the African Slavo trade. Wo published recently, how ever, an extract from tho Clutrleslon Stan- datd, a South Carolina paper, openly advo Ci .1 . ln attempt to reopen it. Wo g.vo ano.h- cr extract from tho namo paper of tho date of July 13th, to-day, of like character, but moro direct und unequivocal. Wo commend it to tho sober consideration of our readers. " Wc favored the withdrawal of our squad ron not only for tho reason of its inefficiency for tho purposo intended, but for tho further reason that ire concur in no measurtfor the suppression oj the Start trade, nnd wo dis tinctly stated our belief that measures to this end oppose tho sentiment, tho practice, and the civilization of tho South. The nssertion of this is perhaps repulsive. Thero may still be those in the Southern States who practice what thoy will now avow, who contend that it is no sin to prac tise Slavery, but n enmo to tolerate its ex tension to others ; that it is right in practice but wrong in principle, and seeing no evil but rather unquestionable good in compell ing to a condition of slavery the negro who lias been improved by association witn nigli elevated and onhtrhtcned br the rirrht nm thn nprnaaiitf mnni nl nnhitmont n .. 1 . i lis Hiiviiiiu ouuiucia, nr u is wmii;. iVtid tl 14 rrrrmtof nnd ntnra linrnit tmtm wrnnif lit hii who keens the negro m that sad condi tion, , ,, 10 originally fastened . . . . O J the ctia-n uoon iimu , Th . - UJ ,he , nf v - the , fJ J t J m ,e misera,lU laca, mm the wal, oWflo, i ... n n . & Europe to-the. Svrthem, Vales , j , j ? M oji o(W 1 , n ' , ... , , , , tvoutd come to us in faunlltumim J . Th tuMon Mtrcltnj mu, jHchmond l:tammrtLtB als() 10tuJ J colncidi W1, I J.rominer are also quoted as coinciding I the Standard. That thero is n snllln.1 ,e " " " " " 11 " to hold a nun as a slave, it is also right to , 1 make him a slave, and the argument winch ' iilllilifM thn Imlillni. nf .I.e.. ,ill m.l.lV ... . , j .-j i ins oinve trade, it is tnerelnrc, n manliest e trade. It is theretnrc, n minifest .. ", ..... . . ... I 1 ' oSu maw conclusion ot legalizing, . """J w?ke" 1 8 r""e.r T , 1 . ... , U Mtiytl il UII31 l 1 Who could havo be- war oi oxiermmalifin. ,... ,.., ... ... . , iiu:u ii, ill iiiia viiiiLiiiiuiimi ue;, uihi hi ,.. . ., ; . b . , J , ...... . ci fouJ "P. in . f commumiv. boldly justity the Slave trailer Vet , J J , B, cmme divided in the North, it will , , . . ..... , 0" "o: 011 b "dvocated but realized, ; Renominatiou of Mr.rlcacham. Speech of Judge Phelps. .The District Convention, nt this place, lat n.i I .. 1. . , ' " j , n' M M.tic.mj So universalj I ', few Knowing ine n knowing the nomination was safo in the , , , , . - 1 hands of Mr. Medium's immediate friends 1 nt borne. Indeed, tho propriety of this cHlrsH' wlul 1,10 present au-ausoruing issues I """"" . I"" ". "I"1."" ie mnsi cmpi sue ,l'.r .T' , " , . '. .. " p" n.' l? ' xntwi.ru ,,u.r mia or practical wisdom and I foresight, eminently adapted to thu times. - .Judge Pnr.i.rs spike very emphatically in , reprobation of tho rewal of the Missouri ivompromise ; declaring that it had nn.luno what Clay, Webter and their compitriots 111,11 labored to accomplish, and. by ile-Kroy lnS. ?' niutual confidence between the North and South, had rendered sectionalism inevit able, lie deemed the measure most unfor tunate nnd ill-judged for the South, as well as fslso to the Noith nnd to freedom. Judge I'litu.rJ dwelt at sumo length on ' "o spoke wuh much force and pertinency on the Protective policy, which wo wero in il inir.r ,.C In. in.. ,.,)., ,.f :.. .1. . , "" .-'"", pruNsiiro ol other more exciting issues. ' could not continue, for a long time, ti ' rcP.eatcd applause. It w.,h hi, ad- l"esa t,i;lti Jl,3t at this juncture, should bo , )lcrd , vJry pirt or,)UJr tt,.,(0 a;,j VnrouSi1 ; uie lauu. .uiaaicoury negtsier. Another Veto. It has already been announced lo our mn. ; Vl... nnd Z , defeated that imnnrLnni nivalin. vv k.. no comments to make upon tho Alcsstim it. sou , ior rca of comment for really it contains nothing worthy mment. It simply save that thn lr,..,. dent is opposed to some portions of tho bill, and in favor of others -. and tint ho will nm cnteiing our protest against tho miserable Pdicy or presumption of such a man n raiinlin Pierce setting up his opinions a. gainst the opinions of Congress. Whilo proteasing democracy and prating about pop- The bare statement of tho case, shows its absurdity. It is, however, well worthy uf 11,0 Pr0""' administration. Perhaps tho sc- I ,v "3." 'ou.'n !. . ir!". , uiiu u buuaiuviduiu uuriiuil 1)1 the improvements contemplated in the bill ero in free territory. -Mas. Uc.n.m.iotov Coumt. Tho following Anti-Nebraska County ticket was nominated at Arlington, on the tioth ult: ibr Senators, I.kukamj Stnac.NT, Man chester, Norman Miu.i.nuton, Shaftsbury; Jls's't Judges, Siml. II, llrowu, llennington, Jasiah S. Thomas, Sandgate; State's .((or. ney, J, L. Stark, Jr., llennington; Sheriff, Jos)er Vial), Dorset) Judges of Probate, Alexander Him, Manchester District Charles Hicks, Bennington District. Tiu New llAMisume Senator Suet CEn. Whilst the Senate was in executive session on Friday, Mr. Williams, of New Hampsbeire, who had'previously been ousted from Ins seat by thu Senate, was discovered still present in the Chamber. Mr. Seward called the atienlionol thoSenatoto tho fact. Mr, Williams attempted to reply, but was silenced by loud cries of" order " nlirn.1ll lllll imiS ml Kill tnlld ..runun .. Aim., .1. I P. I lllinnra li.i ontu.it.l.. In .1... w. , , uui.ua.- , - . II ...vv . .u ,.,.nW,. .- Vo,B wa u.81. , , j hf J.1..,. g ta- X' ""?? ti.n .!k0",r. ,W"""! "C." ?i!!U.i',ll" 'e0"!0' 0l.,Cf M of Williams no longer ent.thd to his .f. t.ceabloinen ZZ " " "'"'I "..""' ' l .' .......T". '"v" , '''l''r was absent Ho desired now .el, ,e ,h.t "l-, I . ', Z. r .1...!, .... .. 5 ."..'T "H " V"T .'"'" .'."I beard upon tho matter, and to give I " "I uuiiiiiu ui ...ioUi1u.i,,uCu,UiUuiy,uiiuiiil,,,rtl,n,.. i,r lln,l,, ,.,.r,l, nnu tnnrft iw am:, ua d utrj was n-ce v- uiu .3et:rL'Larv uu nuiiiorizen to iirun irnin spr. CiwgiT li'J, WrD.iEsnAT, August 2. itiEHATr.. Mr. Slidell offered a resolution continuing the business of tho Senate, be fore Committees, undisposed of nt this ses sion, until tho next session. Adopted. Mr. Uutlcr, from the Judiciary Commit tee, repoited that Mr. Williams, from Now Hampshire,!, entitled ,,, hold his seat no !..... I) ....... I...I II. InMo ,!.,..!. " - ""-t , mVi".?. V T, t ,hn .,!eel rn,n..,me Causes of Mortality on board Emigrant ves pels, reported a bill for tho better preserva .. ......... --- tion ot life on board vessels. Mr. Hunter moved to take up tho Post Office Appropriation bill, Mr. Mason wanted an executive session. Mr. Hunter's motion was agreed to ID to 1 Several amendments wero adopted! them the to! lowing :-tl.at 1 10 tnai steamers between Charleston, Key West and Havana, bo continued during Au cust and Sent., as it is in other months t al lowing lho Postmaster of Washington city lowing mo l ostmasicr oi v asningxon cuy phen!j o MlchlJ:nn Tle ch -a couimission of ono mill per pound on tho Ul0 ,hrccUm of lhe Ccrli of ,i,u House, Mr. public documents sent through tho Post Of fice, out of which commission ho i, to pay his employees increased compensation of S'i.'tO oach. Amendment, for the transportation of semi-monthly mails via Vera Cruz and Acn pttlco to California, and for a weekly mail to Panama wero rejected. Tho bill was reported to the Senate, and tho amendments made in committee of tho wholo were concurred in. Tho bill was then read a third time and passed. Tho Civil and Diplomatic appropriation bill was then taken up. Mr. Hunter moved that tho Senate insist on Us amendments, and ask a Committeo of Conference. Agreed to, and the committee appointed. It was then ordered that the Senate meet for the rest of tho session at 10 A. M. Mr.Mason, atU o'clock, moved for an Ex ecutive session. Agreed to. The doors were opened at hall-past six o'clock. Mr. Stuart offered the following! Ilcsolred, Tho House concurring, that ' the time fixed by the resolution of J for ,c ajjolltmC,,i of the present of Congress, be and the aamo is herel I ,cnJcu0 uly 1st session iby ox- Mr- Hunter reported tho Naval Appropri ation bill without amendment. It was taken up, but without action, the Senate adjourned. House. The House passed several Sen ate bills. On motion of .Mr. Walley, the House con- curred in the Senate amendment to the bill ' nrnt i.litur fi.r llin lamnnmiv n--nmmn.Nllm, -j ...... .. ot the Un nf the United States Courts in Uoston, New Yerk and Philadelphia. The General Appropriation bill was then taken up. The Senate nmondment, appropriating $?.(,0)0 to reimburse Edward Riddle, for sums expended by him on account of his of ficial position at the lmlon Industrial r.xhi- , . ,, u , . uhiiii , was iiritticu o wco, , ., J ... . . .. . i .nr. lunier saiu mil lor some years uio House ImU reiuseu to naas any lortincauun bill. 1 his one had passed by only tbree Oruen had failed entirely m establtsliing his majority. I ho Committee had conceded, nnrt d,, l(l connection with tint allegation that to secure Its passage no amenament ,raud ,n the msge i f ilia Mexican m should be made to it. 1 lie bill was piatod. ! deuniity bill. As to the other char -es the Mr. Lelcler moved the Senate amend-1 iv,,,,,,,,!.. or,.. ,. . .k,- i.,... ments bo laid on tho table The Speaker said if tills should prevail. the bill would be carried with it. The question was decided in the negative, 70 to n:t. The bill was then returned to the Senate. Mr. Haven moved the River and Harbor, bill, ns amended by the Senile, bo referred to a Committee of lho hole. The Ilouso refused to suspend the rules, VJ against 70 not two thirds .Mr. Dunenn moved that thu House pro ceed to the business on the i-penker's table, with a view tn take up the Homestead bilL Motion filled, 61 against 63. Tho House at ill o'clock adjourned. Tiiunsiiiv, August II. St.natk. Mr. Hockuoll's resolution, cal ling for the residua of the ci)rres)iiileece taken up and passed The Naval A)propriation bill was taken up. Mr. Gtciun moved to add to the bill an ap propriation of $-20U,000 lor thu Navy Yard at .an Francisco. Adopted. Mr. G,n moved an amendment nivinir r .1 e .1 n i i i on rnooist of California. 8,;uU ir a the rate or $1300 per day, in addi ion to a n 1 - . the rate ot &13UU per day .,, addition to a . rfWr oppsed the amendment J sham-fulandexhorL.tant. ,)r.Gwin rep;ied,nd demanded to know on what authority the Senator pronounced the chartering at this price as shameful and ex- orbitant upon its face. " I tnako the statement on my resiionsibil ity as u Senator." A long debato then ensued. Mr. (twin's amendment was rejected yeas ti, nays uu. .l . 1 IT f . . i .T- i '. ' r inlnsliini.il nllieer-s nni! tirivHlu .irm.rtnn. I.a . ........ ,ua w vice such officers. a long ueuate ensueu, in winch .air. liwin ' read a statement from tho Navy Department of several ollicers in high rank, who from ha-, bitual intemperance, mental derangement in-1 duccd thereby, and other liko causes, had ! -. , t i , - . - been incompetent for duty for twenty years. ine amenament was rrjec ea- to J. tho army and navy of , ho United State, the oalodJISteM ar"'y' ,)e- bated and rejected. ,.,fficleUr officer, on leave of absence fnce th tern, iu yeas io, nays n. Tho bill was reported tn tho Senate and the amendments concurred in, Mr. Mallory renewed Ins amendment for a. Naval Hoard, pending which the bill wa.s laid asido until mx o'clock for a recess. Tho Senate ro assembled at six o'clock. The Light Houso bill was taken up, read a third tuno and passed. The bill from the House, repealing the net granting lauds lo Minnesota for a rail road, was read once : its second reading was . r . , . , i. . i-...,uin,, . ........ ,ua w -l-holtnujnh.il . .linn. Ih. l....l. r ..' , ... ., ". ., , i,i... .L, . .1 , ew Alexico, was taken up and passed Vf., Ilirri.l..,l tn thf umnn rntn tn Ilia .t.na ...-.In .. .. . B .... u...m J semi in uib army auujiieu. I iiai a ooaru Ol i.a- I tr ttni f , i objected to by Mr. Stuart. I Tlio Homestead bill lor Kansas aud No- Mr. Mason, from the Committee on For-, braska. oigu Relations, made report i Tho commit-j The bill extending the warehousing sys tee entirely cuncur with tho declaration con- tern. tained in tho President's message tu the The bill to give effect to tho Canadian ro House of Representatives, and reiterated In ciprocity treaty. his Message to the Senate, that in view of i Tho Senate has approved of tho following tlio position of lho island of Cuba, its prox- treaties i inuty to our coast, tho relations which it Tho Gadsden treaty. must ever bear to our commercial and other i Tho Ilntish Colonial Reciprocity treaty. interests, it is vain to expect that a scries of , The Commercial treaty with Japan. unfriendly nets infringing our commercial j Tlio Neutrality treaty with Russia. rights, and tho adoption o a policy threaten- Sundry treaties extinguishing the Indian ing thu honor nnd security of these States I titles in Kansas, Nebraska and other If rntur- ran long consist with peaceful relations, and ics. aro satisfied that whatever measures may bq j Many important and expensive schemes found necessary to insure future security for expending money that passed the Sen and repose to tlio country menaced from tho ate, either lay over or have been rejected by quarter indicated, and to vindicate the lion- the House of Representatives. Among or of our llag, will bo adopted by Congress. theso wero numerous Railroad Land Appro The full reparation that has been douiaiidcd priatiiij and thu Eight Million Texas Debt by the Executive, with adequate guaranties Hill. for the future, will alone satisfy the just ex- . : , , " pectations of tho country, aud tho Committee A correspondent of the National Era says . : u .... . ' . r Vj .ill., limir inn.M tnii lun.lun nutle iona measures suggested by Uie President, to. be executed by him in the recess of Con gress even under the difficulties of maturing them, when the close of the session is al ready at hand, and were tho interval to bo long before the next meeting of Coiitoss. As that however will be but of four nonth' duration, they have deemed it better on the whole to leave the subject as it is at present wilh lho Executive. Should the occasion i 1 ...... . unfortunately make it necessary, it must of iikiisu utcupy mo earliest attention ol Uoo gross at its next meeting, and for the above reasons the committeo ask to bo disclnruod from the further consideration of the subject 1 he Committeo wns then discharged and the report ordered to be printed. The Navy appropriation bill was then ta ken up. Mr. Mallory's amendment for dmppin-f j inco npctent ollicet's os adopted. I House. Mr. Campbell rcwo to a question I of privilege, and to unko a report from tho ion bill, and relative to all other cases .,f im.,. P.olu." f in ",c i0 resolutions of mo llnusft. illlriiKT lhn t,fet.nt ..!,.. 'VI havo come to the conclusion that tho words "public folders" were interlined, and road at tho Clerk's table three times through tnis takc. Tho Committee think that none of tlio parties had nny fraudulent or improper design In regard to the matter. i..., ... .1 J .1 . ., ' ,K Jlr. Hreckenridgc, Irom a majority of the I branch of tho subject, n.mel. rel,.lu,'?' , ,,, aUe,n,lon r lho toxt 0r',j10 MlMr. uana mil. i ney state the history of facts connected with tho nlterntion of lho bill, in sunsinnco as neretoioro stated, by Mr. Ste- Fornuy, who had been informed by Gen- Pat ten, tho Senate engrossing Clerk, that verb al amendments are often mado without offi cial authority. Mr. Forney thought tho chingp of the word "or" to the word "and," sons lo road "Constituted and Organized Itailrnad Co.," was unimportant. After a careful review of the facts, ty aequit tlm pirties directly concerned III tho alterations of any criminal or improper purposes. ir. gampiicll, on the put ot tho Minori ty Cotnlnittee, reported, first, that the altera tion was mado subsequently to tho engross ment ; and that the alteration was not mere ly clerical, but material, completely chang ing one of tlx most important features. The bill, as it passed the Senate, and now a law, has never been acted on by tho House of Representatives. A brief Message wa, received from tho President, transmitting tho Canada Recipro city Treaty, the ratification of which lio doubts not will soon be exchanged ; and recommends the passage of such a law by Congress, as on our part will give effect to the treaty. The speaker ruled that the bill reported from the majority Committee on the Mineso ta Land bill wns now in order. Mr. Cralge moved a substitute, repealing tho Minesolo Iind act. Passed Yeas 105, nays .'!. Air. Hunt roso to a question of privilege, and ofler-sl tho following resolution : llesolved, 'I hit John . Forney, Clerk of tin. House, by directing and causing to bo made an alteration in the House llill, num ber three hundred and foriy-lhree.nlding tho territory of Minosotn id thu construction of rnilroi ls therein mentioned, in the report of the special committee, his falsified tho rec ord of this House, in violation of pirlimcntary law and Ins sworn duty, and that the nrnl John W. Forney should be nnd is hereby re moved from thu office of Clerk of this 1 leuso After debate the resolution was rejected, yeas It?, rwys 151. Mr. Walley, from the lect Committed nppouited to investigate the-1 barges preferred i Ul liUlll. I a. iirHHM nirMiiisii I 111 huh M I I . iiiviv uy iteiij. !.. ureen against i nomas 11. liiyly 0ir.Tting his representative clnracter. madn n ,i ,,. ,i, ,.,r.. .i... .u .....i in, examined tho record and .lJinimi.ir evidi-nue submitted by Mr. Green. They -,- - . . reserve the privilege of making a full report at a future day. Ordered to be printed. On motion of Mr. MiUxou, the ('oiu'iiitlco were authorised to contiuu their investiga- ,, , ,i, ,,., alu.i..n Mr. iiAylJt fmratheCowniltee on Foreign Affairs, remitted n bill i,. rnr.v intn eflVot I, )w rBCjprueil- lrHltv coneiujat between the 1 1 v;... i . ii United States and Great Ihitaiu. Referred to the Committee of the Whole on the .State of the Union. Mr. Philips, from tho Committee 011 Ter nUw las, reported a bill declaring the southern boundary of New Moxkm by annexing thn territory recently acquired liom Mexico. Pasted. Mr. Kerr moved n suspension of thu rules for tho purpose of taking up tho Senate's resolution authorizing the President to con e. ii. ...i.. i-1 . i i... i . I ibi tus. i.iu ui i.KTiitcuuiii u.-iicrai uv urvvut I for eminent eerricos. I Tho Ilouso refused to susjwud the rules I 7 1 agatmt tii. I Uuder a suspension of tho rules, all tho . Appropriation bills returned from the Senate witli amendments, including the River and Harbor bill, wero referred u the Committeo li .Vii.l 'i . .. ... . H ' ie tui me ntaio ot tne Union. . ZllTS ft ?rtS5,.h: i ,-n,i..,a Ti.. i..... r t luemiiiienis 1 he afiiiate if-riiM.f tn rawml. nwn,),lienl8 TllB ,ef JtV&StiZT oflimtttee. 'inmittee, de- 'no lonV, .', ,i , h . impire. . ' WM concurreJ ' r , , . , ... . . r' 'VB1"1,4-. the price of public lands to settlerj, was pass ed Tho bill to extend pre emption privilege over the unsurveyed public lanJs in ine Minnesota territory, rs taken up and passed. .j......... .i uui iu rwiiiuu nni grauuaio -nr. vv oiler reported the House bill tit in- niy, which was taken up and passed. ' J.... .. . .. : !.r - .f- -l-hnltnnjnh.il .latimt. . I and nas. hen the Mr. that to be dm tho vote bo reconsidered. After some debato it was agreed to It) to 15. SATuniiAr, Aug. 5. llith Houses of Contiress wero iuaession today, but no business was done. In ,1... ir..... - I. ..I ... .1... , i.uuou, a ucuaiu iijuk place oil ma ' veto or , R d ... ... . fJeneral Amoprialion bm bccomo ; sf rel igt g,' ng" tic " ho' . r 'n"it,on of cCntracts not having been defi- I mtely acted uiioii beforo the termination of ' ly tSX i..ir .-. .r. . .-i i up in Congress. Congress. Tlio following are the most important bills passed at the late session of Congress : Tho regular Appropriation bills. '1'no Kansas aud Nebraska bill. The bill protiding for six first class war stoamers. lho 'ten Million bill of tho Gadsden , treaty. iilatrKPV iMiitr.-)ir.i j-v-itu Klt-ilm,! h anlnrLir slavery churches established in Kentucky, in good condition, and there are but few but admit that tho lima is not far distant when Kentucky will be free. May God speed tlio day." Tho Virginia Colnuizationist notices the fad that the heirs of a gentleman of Virgin ia, lately deceased, wish, incompliance with tho wishes ot the testator, to send 48 negroer to Liberia, in November. Theso people will not be freed unless money for their transportation can tie raited Irom privato-uo- , nations. They wero appraised ut -.'o,000.