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First District Liberty Convention.
Pursuant to the call of tlio committee, the dele
gates from Bennington, Rutland and Windham
counties, assembled in Convention at Manchester,
on Wednesday, June 12th, at 10 o'clock, A. M.,
for the purpose of nominating n candidate for
Member of Congress.
Convention called to order by O. L. Shatter,
Kiq., of Wilmington, and organized by appointing
Dr. J. VV. Hale, of Brandon, chairman, and Isaiah
Matteson, 2d, of Shaftsbury, secretary.
Convention opened with prayer by Rov. Mr.
Shaw, of Mount Tabor.
Voted, that a committee be appointed by the
delegates from each county separately, to consist
f 4 persons from Bennington, 6 from Rutland and
tt from Windham, to present the name of some
person as a suitable candidate fur Congress. (The
Dames of this committee are omitted.)
On motion, n committee of five were appointed
o resolutions, as follows: Hon. A. Thompson,
A. St. Ciair, J. W. Sawyer, A. Lundon, 0. L.
Shafter, R. R. Thrall and D. 15. Nicholson.
The nominating committee came in and report
ed the name of
ai a candidate for Congress. Report accepted, and
the nomination unanimously confirmed by the con
vention. The committee on resolutions reported the fol
lowing, which, after being discussed by many gen
lletnen present, were adopted unanimously:
1. Resolved, That every Liberty vote thrown
ii a part of the system and amount of means ne
cessary, in the Providence of GoJ, 10 etfectthe ab
olition of Slavery.
8. Resolved, That, in this view, no vote thrown
for Liberty can ever be lost; but that every vote
thrown for either of the proslavery parties is worse
than lost.
3. Resolved, That the course of the represen
tative of this district in Congress on ;he subject
of slavery, refusing, or declining to record his
vote against the atrocious resolutions of Mr.
Holmc3 of South Carolina, condemning nil at
tempts to abolish that unholy system to the de
struction of which, lie pledged so much labor,
whon nominated to his present position, merits the
undivided disapprobation of his constituents, and
calls imperatively for a man to fill his place, who
will carry out the measure thus, promised, by his
act) in Congress.
4. Resolved, That Oscar L. Sii afteu of Wil
mington is a man of this character, having made
no promises, because none arc necessary, he hav
ing been known more than ten yeaid as an active
biitionist; and wo hereby pledge ourselves to do
nil which wo honorably may, to secure his election
iext September.
Whereas, There is now a tiartv in
wgnniza-iio-u whoso distinctive object is to be the
:nexntioa of Texas to this country.
5. Resolved, That the accomplishment of this
project would fortify the institution of slavery,
Against tDC inKttences mat now tnrcaten its ape-cry j
subversion would put in imminent peril what of j
liberty there is now in the country, and would in-j
terposa most formidable obstacles in the way of
founan advancement in these lands.
6. Resolved, That wo will resist this scheme of
Stupendous and far reaching iniquity up to the ex
tremes! limit of the means supplied to us under
the institutions of the country and the Govern
ment of God.
Benediction by Rev. Mr. Sawyer, of Shafts
bury. Convention ndjourned.
JOS1AH W. HALE, Chaimvn.
Jiaiah Mattkson , Secretary.
-4tb. Whereas the Liberty party ia stigmatized
as having but one idea; therefore, Resolved that
while we plead guilty to the charge, we arc happy
to know that our " one idea" is far paramount to
nil tlwsc discordant and absurd ideas which dis
tract the pro slavery parties and curse the country.
5th. Resolved, That, huving no confidence in
the political honesty of the leaders of either of
those parties, we will endeavor to supplant them
with our own as fast as possible
6th. Resolved, if he who looks upon a woman
with lust, is an adulterer: if he who bates his
brother is a murderer: if the Jews who justified
their fathers were guilty of the blood of the pro
phets whom their fathers killed then is he who
upholds slavery, either religiously or politically,
chargeable with being a partaker in all their crimes
I in the si.iht of heaven.
7. Resolved, That the popular doctrine of "choice
of evils" falls with an ill grace from the lips of
any man in christian America; as much so as it
would be to say that, because one man is possess
ed of seven devils, he is therefore to be preferred
to him who has eight or, to make a choice be
tween Sodom and Gomorrah.
A committee to nominate a county committee
was appointed, who reported the names of Lemu
el Bottom, Daniel Roberts, jr., Charles Hicks,
John Laiulon. John W. Harris, and Isaiah Mat-
Itisou, 3nd; w hich was accepted and adopted.
Vigilance committees were appointed for each
town in the county, as follows: Pownal, Alpha
Mattison, Dea. Benj. Gardner, 2d., Levi Thomp
son. Shaftsbury, George Huntington, Clinton
iuautson, a. ii. l'.iitmgs. uenningion, jL.emuet
Grover, Dr. May, Dr. Wilcox. Arlington, Dr.
MeKee. Woodford, Dea. Brown, Norman Ed
dy. Stamford, Prescott. Walker. Sunderland,
Gideon Brownson, Lot Smith. Sa?idgate, Mcnit
Hurd, Alphonzo Kent, Win. Scott. Glastenbury,
Asa P. Hughs. Manchester, E. M. Cook, John
Landon, David Dyer. Dorset, Albert Landoti,
Ira Cochrane, Skiff Harwell, Jay Moore, A. B.
Armstrong. Rupert, John Bcldimr, K. Prescott,
! E. S. Sherman. Landgrave, Elijah Woodward, ; it brought in contact with the wire at the negative
Morse's Telegraph.
Of such a wonderful invention ns this, our read
ers must, of course, desire to know something.
We think the following account of its origin and
mode of action, furnished by our neighbors of the
American, will be found sufficiently descriptive.
We therefore present it instead of an article of our
own, which we had intended to get up, more par
ticularly for the gratification of our country read
ers, most of whom, probably, will not soon have
an opportunity to personally inspect what is em
phatically the wonder of the day in this country
at least:
There are few persons who have not seen an
electrical machine, and witnessed the spark which
passes from it when in action, to any blunt object
which is presented to it. The accumulation of e
Icotricity in the machine, caused by turning the
cylinder or plate, has the same tendency to puss to
an object which has less electricity, that air has to
rush into a vacuum, or water to seek n level, t
lectricity, like air or water, always seeking to es
tablish an equilibrium. Besides the mode of pro
ducing electricity by friction, as in the common
electrical machine it is also produced bv the action
of an acid upon plates of different metals proper
ly attached together a fact discovered by the per
son whose name is perpetuated in the term Gal
vanism. The mode, in common use, of produ
cing galvanic action is to immerse the plates in a
trough with separate divisions at one end of
which the supply of electric fluid, generated by
the action of the acid, is in excess. This end of
the trough or battery, is called the positive, and
the other end tho negative polo of the battery.
Now, if a wire attached to one end, is brought
near to a wire proceeding from the other end, the
electricity passes from the positive to the negative
pole, and n spark is seen, like that proceeding
from the common electrical machine, which is the
electricity seeking to establish an equilibrium. If
the two wires are kept in contact, tber? ten stream
of electric fluid passing from one to the other.
i which is kept up by the action of the acid on the
j metallic plates already mentioned. Now; the or
dinary length of these wires, in a common Gal
vuiiic battery, is but a few feet; but they may be a
thousand or an hundred thousand miles in length,
and the effect of bringing them in contact with
each other is still the same that is, the flow,
through their entire length of a stream of elec-
I tricity at the rate already mentioned II therefore
the machine or Iiatterv is in v asirinatoii, and a
wire from the positive file is brought to Balti-
IMillT" mill f'ni'lMPlI tvipL til Vn..l,iitri-t.ii tlir. mwl ri
ble. Dr. Spring moved that this motion
on the table to give place to iinuiln-r. Dr,
er's motion was carried by 117 to 67.
Dr. Bpccher's Sermon en Due
be laid
Dr. Beecher will not tract h-.;i sermon even
for the benefit of Henry Clay ! So we thought.
The Cincinnati correspondent of the Boston Chron
icle has the follow ing:
"I meant it for every wretch who is witling to
redden hts lianas toilli his brothers bloml."
What does Mr. Frclinghuyseu think of that.'
What do the reverend gentlemen think of it,
who dragged the combined duelling and psalm
singing nomination upnn the platform of. the be
nevolent societies?
Wo have reason to believe that President Hum
phrey, of Amherst college, in like manner means
to net up to the doctrines of his own sermon.
President Nott, of Union college, will doubtless
remember his .sermon on the death of Hamilton.
we nut at this 'crisis' of our cause, have audi a gathering
of the true hearted and unshaclded friend of the siave in
these Counties, As shall inspire the Vermont AbolUioniiU
with cou raise, and our enemies with dismay? Remember
I the Slave rather and Son, the S'avc Mothers and Daugh
ters, of the South, and come, gather, otl and ALL, lo
i these meeting, veilh united efforts and earnest hearts, and
, we will Jo battle fur the millions trampled and crushtd
Calvin P. Mead, Ambrose Woodward. Winhall,
Mr. Bond. Peru, Jesse Brown, Jesse Brown, jr.!
Mr. Rider. . j
By a unanimous: vote, the thanks of the con veil- j
tion were tendered to the proprietors of the con
gregational church for the use of their house.
A committee to draft an address to the citizens
of the county was then appointed, consisting of
Daniel Brook1;, jr., Jesse Harris and John Laiulon,
of whom Daniel Roberts, jr. was chosen chairman.
It was then voted that the county committee see
that the town committees bo furnished with votes
previous to the coming election.
In conclusion, it was voted that the secretary
M furnish n nrtnv nf tlw inrffi,ilintrj nC tlii pniivun.
course ol ' ' ' ' "
tion for the editors of tho Voice ol I reedom and
Green Mountain Freeman.
K. Prescott, Secretary.
pote, wnicn is nut a tew iect Ions, will cause a
stream of electricity to flow from Washington to
Baltimore and back again idling the wire; and it
is this wire, coming here and going back, which is
fixed on high posts in Vv". Pnut street, the two
wires there visibly being in fact but the opposite
sides of a loop of which would be eighty miles in
length were it extended. And this is the first
thing to be understood.
Now it is known, t'.at a piece of soft iron bent
into the shape of a horse shoe, or the letter U,
becomes a magnet, so long as a stream of electri
city is passim: through wire wrapped around it:
and the wire Irom the
after coming to Baltimore, is
a piece ol iron ol the proper
losiiive pole of the battery,
O IV C4 It B.: I O A Jj .
Thursday, June 6.
In Senate, Mr. White of Indiana, presented a
memorial of the yearly meeting of Friends, rep
resenting the State of Indiana, Illinois and the
western part of the State of Ohio, who earnestly,
I solemnly, but respectfully, remonstrate against the
rat mention or tne treaty wnn lexas. i ne memo
rial was read, which Mr. White followed with
commendatory remarks upon the character of the
men who sent it.
Mr. Berrien objected to the reception; when the
Chair said the motion in order was to lav the nues-
! tion on the table.
I Mr. White desired to know how that came up;
! and was answered that was the usual form. Mr.
While, with much feelintr, then said, he would
! call the yeas and nays, and raise the question daily
Bennington Comity Liberty Party Con
vention. X convention of the Liberty men of Bennington
County was held at Manchester on Wcdm day
the 12:h inst. The meeting was organized b up
front now to the end of session, and debate it
for the entire morning hour.
Mr. Berrien objected only to that part of the
memorial which protests against the continuance
of shivery.
Messrs. Crittenden and JHorehead appealed to
Mr. Berrien to withdraw bis objections and allow
the petition, which had come from a class of men
w ho disclaimed, in direct terms, affinity with the
, T 1 T I .- t-v . . r I V'J I I HUH imilY Ctlllj (111! (If (. II. lV. I Vi... I 1 s-V HUH
pointing Charles Hicks Esq, of Bennington Ch nr- j laj(, on lh'e taJbl(,
oian, and K. Prescott, of Rupert, Secretary j At the request of Mr. Berrien, who was absent
Prsver was then offered bv Rev. Mr. Shaw. ' from his seat when first presented, it was read a
a .i .,!. ne cm second time.
Kiit nil ii ii;c a mv.li i' II i ii i1. ii mi. uui'i
ach town represented, to nominate county officers
for the ensuing election. (The names omitted.)
On motion, n committee on resolutions was ap
pointed, consisting of Revs. St. Clair, Shaw, Saw
yer; and Esqr. Richardson, Baldwin, nnd Arm
strong. The nominating committee now reported the
pa tries of
LEMUEL BOTTOM, of Shaftsbury, and
CYRUS ARMSTRONG, of Dorset, as can-
flidaten for county Senators. This report was
unanimously accepted and adopted.
Mr. Berrien declared his conviction of duty
would not allow him to yield. He could not be de
terred by the menace of the Senator to consume
the time of the session by a daily agitation of the
The yeas and nays were then ordered upon the
motion to lay the question of reception on the ta
ble, and it was rejected, 19 to 24.
The question on the reception being taken, re
sulted in yeas 27, nays 12. So tho the memorial
was received, nnd laid upon tho table.
The Senate then passed into Executive session.
In the House of Representatives, the contested
election between Messrs Jones and Botts came up,
when Mr. Botts was henrd for an hour in vindica
tion of his claim. Mr. Botts terminated bv ex-
The committee on resolutions now reported the ' pressing the desire that the election bo sent back
following, which, after some discussion bv the ! to the people. Mr. Jones followed in defence of
covers and otbers.wcre unanimously accepted and i m,'s.e!lt; ,l,e Hol,se- " ithoutdissent, confirm.
, . .i ,,, nM m t
odoPtecJ- ; The Civil and Diplomatic Appropriation bill
1. Resolved, That slavery is the greatest enemy, .was resumed. The amendments Tor increasing
and abolition the greatest friend, of the south. tho Library fund, for painting the Capitol, and the
p,. XT- c. ri'.u - . i i .i ' c n President's house, that appropriating $20,000 for
Kev. JVlr. bt. L ia r here ntroducec he fo ow-1 ...... i ,i Vi , 1 ' , ! i .i i-
re-lurmshms the President's house under the di-
jng resolution : ; rection of the next President, and that for nddition-
Rrsolved, That, h 11 persons preM.mt agreeing ; al clerk hire in tho Surveyor-general's office, were
witn tne viows and olrjects of tins convention, he! "" "jrltL"-
J! II. . 1 . . . . . !
roraiauy invueu to t uie seats ami to act as cor
responding members in this convention; which was
9. Resolved, that this convention cordially up-
prove tha nomination of Wm. R. Shafter, Aaron
Aingcr, and Harry Halo, as candidates for Govr
rnor, Lieut. Governor and Treasurer, and of O.
. L. Shafter, for Congress; nnd that we will do all
wo honorably may to secure their election.
8. Resolved, That we disapprove tho cowardly
and trcachorous desertion of his post by Solomon
Foot, the representative of this district in Con
gress, whon the resolution of Mr. Holmes of S. C.
denouncing the proceedings of our legislature on
slavery, is dangerous to the Union, passed the U.
9. House of Representative?: and that it is ihr.
duty of every friond of freedmo to fill his seat at
th8 crming election by r, mnn who will not flee be
foro totitfeurn ov&rwtnv,
Lilt est News,
From Washington we have, by means of the
I 1 1 i ii f in t n 1 1 i rrnn'O ti Ti rtrltiV i ii ! i si ri t
The Senate has rejected Messrs. Shaler nnd
Croker, the former nominated to succeed Mr. Wet
more as Navy Agent at N. York, and the latter as
collector tit Boston.
The annexation of Texas was a third time put
to sleep in the Senate on Thursday, by laying Mr.
Benton's resolution to annex, under .certain condi
tions, on the table
I he vote stood, 2a to 20.
Mr, McDuffie's annexation resolution had pre
viously been disposed of in the same way, 27 to
On Friday, the bill to fix the day of the Presi-
.v rapped here round
htipc, and then :roes
hack to V ashiiigtoii. In make this iron a mag
net, therefore, in Baltimore, it is only necessary
to connect tho ends of the wires in Washington,
where, so long as they are connected, the stream
of electricity which pusses along them produces
the desired effect upon the iron. When the con
i tiection is interrupted, the iron censes to be mag
jnelie, and is like any other piece of soft iron.
I This magnet, which the Professor Has the power
to ereale at pleasure, is i;s prime mover. Imnie-
ninieiy over uie magnet, say in Ualtimore, is a
brass lever, with a piece of iron attached to tt,
which is brought within a quarter of an inch or
less, fi tne noise siioe. as soon as this last is
made a magnet by uniting the ends of the wire at
Washington, it attracts the iron on the lever and
draws one end of the lever down, causing, at the
same time, the opposite end to rise. At this op
posite end is the pen or stylus, which is of steel
about an inch long, nnd about the size of a knit
ting needle. Immediately over it, is a brass cylin
der with a grove around it, into which llie stylus
strikes when tho masnet attracts tho othci end nf
the lever. Not far from this roller are two others,
revolving in contact, like the rollers used to draw
out cotton, prior to spinning it in a cotton mill
motion being given to them by very simple clock
work moved by n weight. The office of these
two rollers, is to draw from another roller, nnd
under the grooved roller, a strip of paper which is
wound round it, like a ribband, on its center block.
With these explanations the operation of the ma
chine can he readily understood.
When the professor in Washington wishes to
send a message to Baltimore, he spells it with let
ters composed of dots and lines for instance, A
may be a dot and linn, thus . ; B, two dots and
a line, thus . . ; C, a line nnd a dot, thus .
By connecting the end of the wires for an instant
only, a dot is made by the pressure of the stylus on
the paper which is passing over the grooved cylin
der; a line is formed by letting the ends of the
wires remain in. contact lor a longer tune, when
tho stilus is kept pressed on the moving paper.
The writing, w hen completed, resembles the rais
ed characters used in the instruction of the blind,
only, instead of the common alphabet, an alpha
bet of dots and lines, in different combination, is
made use of.
The mode of connecting the wires ns required,
is very simple. One of them is kept always im
mersed in a mercury, into which the other is dip
ped, whenever it is desired to send a current of
electricity through tho entire circuit, the fluid met
al forming a conductor between the ends. The
operation ol writing consists in press a button, to
which the end of the wires in use is attached, in
the manner in which a single key of a piano is
struck by the finger, with a succession nf rapid or
prolonged strokes, ns dots are required to be form
ed. We have spoken of the stylus as a single
piece of iron, but it is in fact composed of three,
like a three pronged fork, so that each letter is
made in triplicate.
As already stated) the paper is drawn over the
grooved roller, against which the stylus presses,
by the two rollers, which are set in motion by a
simple clock-like work which, in its turn, is
started by the first stroke of the lever a detent or
catch being withdrawn like the detent of a stop
watch; so long as writing is going on this de
tent is kept back, nnd when the writing is done,
the detent fnllinir into its place, stops tlip clock
work, and tho papor ceases to move. The first
stroke of the lever also rings a little bell, which
els the attention of tho attendant to the machine.
The whole machinery does not occupy a space of
more than one foot by two -mighty as is its lightning-like
agency. ftatiimore Sit. Eve, Visiter.
The Reason foii Annexation. Mr. Calhoun,
in a note to Mr. Pnckeuham. the British minister.
of date of Auril 27th. slates exnlicitlv that the ob
ject of annexation is the preservation of slavery.
ih snys :
" The United States, in concluding the treaty of
annexation -with Texas, are not disposed to shun
i n , ,
iiuy icniuiiMiiiniy which may i.uriy nuatcn to
them on account of their transaction." The inci
sure was adopted with mutual consent and for
the mutual and permanent welfare of the two
countries interested. IT WAS MA DE NECES
TIC! INS TITUTIONS placed under the guaran
ty of their respective coutitutinus, and deemed
A correspondent of the Chnrlestown, S. C. Mer
cury says: " I think it must be obvious fo most
unbiassed mind;-, that the true issue on the annex
ation of Texas, is not so much the acquisition of
that territory, as the question of slavery." True.
Mr. Polk, the democratic candidate for the pres
idency, was born in North Carolina in 1795, and is
now in the 49th year of his age. The original
name ol bis ancestors was Pollock.
Mr. Dallas was born on the 10th of July, 1792,
and is therefore in his 52nd year.
Goon. The Report of ihe Home Missionary
Society mentions American slavery as the treat
obstacle to the spread of the gospel in the country.
This islhe first instance of the mention of slavery
as an evil by any of the great benevolent societies.
May it prove an omen of a better era in tho reli
gious world.
Extract of a letter from a friend in Albany:
' The w higs had a great celebration in Albany
on Friday, when they heard of Henry Clay's nom
ination; they fired one hundred guns in front nf
the capitol, marched throuih the streets led bv
two men carrying a large COON, lashed on a rail;
and followed by boys and dogs."
The American Bible Society have made a
" grant of English Bibles and Testaments to the.
schools for young slaves in S'ltitn Cruz." Don't
be alarmed, reader, Santa Cruz is not in the U
nited States. Our slaves are not supplied by our
Bible Societies.
A ii' XI-S h A.V BUY li ECT02ES.
Rev. C. C. Bbigu.s wiLl, lecture iti the following;
pla es:
Lyndon, Friday,
Walden, Saturday &. Sunday
St. Juhnsbiiry Centre, Mouduy
Concord, Tuesday,
Wnterfi.nl, Wednesday,
Burner, Thursday,
D.inville, Friday,
Peai ham, Saturday and Sunday
Rygate, Monday, "
Groton, Tuesday,
Plainfield, Thursday
Will the friends in tho several towns provide a
place to meet in, and give public notice as exten
sively as possible, of the nbove appointments?
Let no p tins be spared to get the people out. Tho
appointments had better be given out for the eveti-inir.
Juaa 21
" 22 St 25
" 25
" 26
" 27
" 23
" 29 St Sf
July t
July, a
July 4th,
Urceii. tor llic Fiecman,
sot previously acknowledged.
J R Pembcr, M r-arkhurst, I) M Flint. L Flint,.
jr., a Martin, U Martin, j Walbruigc, K seavcr,
L Bottom, O Whipple, I Goodale ,J Kellogg,
II Brou n, $1,50 each.
Dr. Phelps, R Leonard, J Morse, Elias Rich
ardson, Tlios. Hodgkins, S Tinkham, J Trnk, G
0 Rice, J S Dartt, P Cooper, H Sprngue, L.
Coolidge, G Farwcll, B Cooper 21, S.Cooper,
H Stearns, 8 1.33 each.
E G Siiumway, $1,00.
E Fih-h, 33 cents each.
T Huso, 66. P Trask,
iTItttttpelict' Liberty Association.
Meeting at the Masonic Hall next Tuesday eve.
precisely at the ringing of the bell. All arc cordi
ally invited to ntiend w ho approve or oppose the
principles and measures of the Liberty Party, and
take part in the discussion.
Juno 21,
Religious Notice. A Second Advent Camn-
Meeting will be held in Cambridge, about one mile
from the Centre to commence tho 25th of June
inst. Messrs. Miller nnd Shipman will attend.
By request,
Fourth of July at Stowc.
The Rev. John Pierpont, of Boston, has engag
ed to deliver an Oration at Stowe on the Fourth
ol July next, un such an occasion, with such an
orator, we may hope for an interesting and profit
able meeting.
Bsl Ui il'I'OTC .1IAKKI5.T ..
Monday,.. Line 17..
At market, 286 head of beef entile, 1.9 yoke
working oxen, 30 cows and calves, 2000 sheep and
Lambs, and about 550 swine.
Prices Beef Cattle -Extra, ff 5,75; first quali
ity 5,25 a 5,50; second; 5,
Working Oxen. Sales were noticed at 67, 71,
76, 83, and one yoke at 102,50.
Sheep and Lambs. Old slice) at $1,75 a 3.
Sheep dull; about 500 remained unsold at the cloun
of-tbe market.
Swine. Last week's prices hardly sustained. -Wholesale,
4 1-2 a 5 1-2 c; at retail, 5 1-2 for
sows, and 6 1-4 for barrows.
Wool. Boston, June 17. Sales of this ftTticli
have been made during the week, to fair extent
without any essential change in prices. 'The wool
of the new clip begins to como into the market in
small quantities, but operations to much extent
huve not as yet hecn made.
Prime Saxony fleeces, wash'-d, 45 a 1
American full blood, da 43 a 45-
87 a 4
83 a 35.
23 a Si
20 a 25
10 a IT
6 a 1
7 a Id
10 a 15.
157 a 4
62 a 35,
25 a SO
18 a 20
In Marshfield, June 12, by Rev. S. Wheeler,
Mr. A. II. Davis, to Miss Harriet D. Pik, both
of Mai Mhficld.
In Danville, Mr. Isaac Drew, to Miss Cirotiu
In Hardwick, Mr. Carlton Hall, to Miss Judith,
In Derbv, Z. VV. Nile.-, Esq. to Miss Sarah M..
In St. Albans, Mr. Charle St. John 3eynioar,
of New York city, to Miss Elizabeth Seymour of
St. A.
In Derby, Mr. David Hinman, to Mis Hsrrt.
et Lindsey.
In Cambridge, Mr. Harmon Morse, to Miss E
lizabeth Buck.
Iu VVallingford, lleman Shaw, Mi D. to Mis.
Sophia Smith
Do 3-4 do
Do 1-4 do
Do 1-4 & com. do.
Smyrna, do.
Do unwashed,
Bengasi, d'
Buenos Ayres, unpicked,
Do do picked,
Super Northern pulled lamb,
No. 1 do do do
2 do do do
g do do do
JULY 3, 1844.
The Liberty men of Washington County, one and all)
are invited to assemble in Convention , at the Free Church
in Montpf'ier, on VVednenlay, July 3d, nt 10 o'clock,
forenoon, for the purpiise of nominating a ticket for the
State Senaic.and also to confer freely together upon ihe
prospccU before us to adopt measures for disseminating
Liheity prlhciples throughout he entire County.
We are happy to be able to announce that the Rev.
John Pi ebpont, of IioMon, will address the convention.
Let the friends of the cause in each town, see lo it that
the notice is thoroughly circulated. And let there he
such a rally of the men and women of old Washington,
as shall satisfy the minions of slavery, that the hkar t
of the commonwealth throbs for Liberty !
By order of the County Committee.
Ft'aiikSin County.
A Convention of the Liberty Party of Franklin
Co. will be holdcn at Sheldon Creek, on Wednes
day the 10th July at 10 o'clock, A. M,to make the
necessary nominations for the Sept. election. It
is hoped that every freeman who desires to co-operate
with the Party will be present.
A. O. ALDIS, j County
A. M. CLARK, C Committee.
In Woodstock, Clara, daughter of Eld win Hutch-,
inson, Esq. aged 3 years.. Also, Miss Abigail H,
Smith, 20.
In Williamstown, Mrs. Mary Kinsman ,8$. -
Stale of Vermont.
IN Probate Court holden at Randolph, within and for saldt
District, on the 4th day of June, A. D. 1844.
JEVI WASHBURN, Administrator on the estate.
A Samuel Chadwicx, late nf Randolph, in sai
district, deceiscd, ma'ies application to said court, to ex..
tend the time heretofore allowed him, lo pay tho debt
due from said estate and settle his administiation account,,
until some future day whereupon, it is ordered by
said court, that said application be heard at the RegisterV
office in Randolph, on the 1st Tuesday of July 1844, anJ
it is further ordered that notice hereof, be given tc. ihe.
creditors of said estate, and to all olhers concerned,
publishing the substance of said application and order
thereon, in the Green Mountain Freeman, printed at Monti
pelier, l least Ihrco weeks successively, before the tiro
jforesaid, appointed fur the hearing of said application.
By the Court, PHILANDER PERRlJf, Regibter.
HE Btibdcribert wish to inform the cilnens ol aionl.
In the Presbyterinn Genera! Assembly, in ses
sion in Louisville, Ky.,on the 24th tilt, Dr. Spring,
who had been appointed chairman of a committee
on the subject of slavery, reported for the majori-
tv. Thn epinnrf ovfrnutul unliri ri-.!iipnt fur tin
dentin! election, was laid on the table, 2C to 25. J memorialists, who bad nrcsented a number of mo-
Several papers that had advocated the claims ot ,1)oriaLs to the assembly on tho subject, and also a
Mr. Tvler, have hoisted tho Polk and Dallas Hg conviction that the evil must bo removed by the
rinrmhc nomination. j influence of Christianity, and not by the legislative
' nctionofthechurr.il. The minority Dresented a
Human policy never fixes nna end of a chain , report, desirim? that the memorials mieht be
j round the anclo of a slave, but a divine justice ri V-1 hoard and Riven to a select committee. Dr. Plutn
i t the otrwr end round the neck of his tyrant moved that the whole subject be laid on the ta-
Anti-Slavery Mass Mi otitis!
Rev. ORREN SHIPMAN, from New Vort, wj at
tend AntiJaVery Mass Meetings in the following counties;
Windsor County.
avening, j
Delier and the vicinity, that they have taken a shop in
Webb Go's Stove Ware House, on Main ctreet, her
they v ill carrv on the
I in is good style as at any other place. All garments n-.
i trusted to their care, warranted to suit or nopsy required,
I Particular atlcntion paid to cutting for others to make. .
! Montpelier. April 6, 1844. HILL & MURPHY.
Slnckbridge, Thursday, afternoon
Windsor, Saturday, " "
Cavendish, Sunday, " "
Ludlow, Tuesday, " "
Andover, Thursday, " "
Cheater, Friday, " "
Springfield, C-aturday, " '
Rockingham, Monday, afternoon $ evening
Londonderry. Wednesday, " "
Jamaica. Thursday. " " " 27
Townshend, faturday, " " " 23. i
Wilminiiton. Mondav. " " July 1.1
Guilford, Tuesday, ' " " 2.
Who in the above towns will imrneiliaie!' make the
requisite exertions announce and einulale the notices
of th.'se meetings? 1 rely upon tha vigilant and the true,
hoarled. The friends may expect preaching in behalf of.
the oppressed; also, addresses or dictutioiij on subjects
sonnecttd with ths advancement of our enterprise. May ,
Jims S4. 1
2b. )
One Door South of the Brick Church
Main Street,
21 if. MONTPELlEtl, Vt,
M'E nnd Black Ink of tl.e best quality,
ile frv the Vo-.tle or (i!'oa. S. P. REDfjKLilt
Maroh 14U Ul(

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