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Frccdom of Inquiry, iind thc Powcr of tlic Pcoplo,
BY C. G. EASTMAN. WOODSTOCK, VERMONT, FRIDAY MORNING, APRIL 30, 1841. VOL. I. NO. 52.
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IS I'HIlI.ISIinD WKEKI.Y,
n Couvt stvrct oVcr tjjc ost ffict.
t e n m s:
' Yo villagc siiliscribi-rs, 2,00 a ycr, If pnymcnt lie mndc
Ivltliin i monthsi S.',50 atlcr kii iiiontha nnd wilhin n
yeur, nnd 83,00 bIUt tbv close of the j cnr. Tn rompnnics
wno inic incir pnpm nt uie ollice 31,50 wilhiii t nioiiilis ;
$1,75 nftcr blx montlis, nml wilhin u jcnrj 83,00 nllor Clio
chweofllieycar. 1,00 in advniico forW moiiths. Single
tfopics ilve ccnts.
Xoiiibicrlplions will bc.rcrWvcd for lcis than i nionthi,
nnd papcr wlll b diicoiitlnuc.l, till nll nrroarnscs iire
pnld, A noticc fruin a poitinntcr,tijtuiit, or ubicriber, tlint
ue pnpcr n not lakcii irom ns piaco ol dcliury, will nol
tcccive attciition, wliilu ihcre is nti tli ing cluo fnr il.
IVo papcr will be oiit out ol thcStatc, unlces pnymcnt
nc inauo ni aamnce or iu uie orucr ot imy new nnu un
kiiowii siibscribcr, withln tho State, iinlcsi imid for In nil
vancc, ur fc.'itl-factory rcfcmuc bu mndc tn somc lnown
nnd ri'DpoiiMblu ptTbon.
Thuse wlui biib&crihc for a jenr, aiul iln nnt nt thc tlinc
of siiLnci ibin e ordcr a ilKcontlnuancc nt thc inJ of tt, will
lie; comldcrcd buliscribcrs untll thcy ordcr Ihe pancri to bc
toppcu, anu pay itu urrenrnjii's.
tiii: i.av of Nnv.sr.i'i's.
1. YVhere a silbscribcr to a iicwspnncr orilcrs It tobc dis
rotitiniicd, iuhI lt coutliuit'S tn bo lcll ut hli risiiti llie
prcsuiiipiion is, in llic aimnco or nll) cvjucncc to tlic con.
tntrj, th.it lt is lcll liy tlio Mibscrlbcr'H nrdcm, ouil upon n
promiie to pay lor II.
S. Il'a ncwipnpcr Ii left from dny tn ilay for n pciron nl
hii pl.ico of huint&s wilh lil.i kMimlnlfu nml coiiscmI,
thntijh nnt lil cxpTiss cwimiu, nml If hc lnw rnmoii to hc
licvc tliat itisso left undcr thc hillcf, thoiish a niMnki-n
onc, lli'U hu h n ubcrihcr, nml iinilt-r thu t'n rtMtUm tlint
hc is to pay lur It ; in tlint cnic liu wlll bc buuuil to puy
lur it, uiik'sa In; civci noticc tn dincoiitlnuc it.
3. IWninstiTi, or nfi'Hts who ncslict toRlvc noticc of
in rrqurit ni n miiiscriiiir to ilKcoiilliiur, nio tli-nisclvi'
rciponibh: for a ticwxpapcr, Irom llie tlniv inrli disriiutin
liiiiii'c lii ordrrcil, Thc ilnt) to cio thr noticc ia iinpcr
utivu upon llic piMtniUAtiT, thouj;h thc ducniitlnuancc Ii
optloiml wllh tlio pulilislli'r.
1. A poitiimitcr niaj cnclnsc moncy In n lcttcr to thc
publishcr of n ncwspapcr, tn pay ihcsuWrlptliin of a third
pcr.on, hiiiI fnulv thu lcttcr, II wrlltni b IiiiikcII.
Advcrtiicinciit m'iu in by pcrtons Imvini; nn ncrnuiu nt
thi nillcc, lnutt bo puld fnr in adiance , iinlc omc tmc
Vnown to thc cditor 111 bccoiuc ropouxiblc for llic Inscr
tl Ailvertlscnirnts wlll br contlnucd tintil forbhldcn, nml
ctnrgrd ncconliiifly, uiiIcsh thc nuiubcr of itiaci llnr.s bc
npcrincd.
All coinmiiiilotloni miut bc nddrmcd to C, (I, H.iir.
u.v, nml to iiuuru attcntlon, In nll cuscii, thc nninc ct
thc nulhor tivin, ,o lcttcr Ii luKcn from thc l'oil-ollitc
ou whlcli thc pritii;v Ii nnt palil.
jDi'vnrisKMHxrs ixskiited, jxn job troiiK
i:.fxuti:i), attiik ussUai.uates.
I'rom llic Lnmlon Court (iazcttc,
A ADVKNTL'IIK OV CII.VKLKS II.
"J'jmr. n h not in llin Ilritsli Iniliu'.s n f.iircr vnl
ley tlwn llic Vitlc of Dolgclly, nr ono llmt rninb'utfs
svvct'tiicss iiml niniiilicciicd in nncli pctOict mul
vnricd bciuty. Ilut, vlicn lliu florm kuci'h frtmi
Jlio liill, nii(l to llic ilnrkncsi ofni;lit ii iitldi'd llic
glooniy rhailuw of llie inouiitiiiii wlicn cvcry
Elreuni lieninic? a Inrrcnt, aiul minglcd ils rour
wiih tlio linwls of tlie blnst; wlicu ilio vn poty
cloudn Itang Macltncss, nnd slirnnd nnt nnly llio
stnrii, liut llie Uvinldins cottngu lijjht, tlicrt- nru few
plncnn wliicli crcato such feclingrf of tlrtariiicfsiiiid
tk'sol.ilion,
It v;is cvcn in flurli n niglit tliat n .linglc hono
ni.iii tirgcd Wu Rtroni; lilack stcL-il nloni tlio rnngli
patliway tli.il forim-d llie inotiiitnin pam nnwrlat
tt'riiij; upon lliu sniiontli worn ronl; nnw pnotling
und pluniii up to tlm imddlo girlli in thn. iiplatliing
ytrcui; again, niik'd und urgrd Uy Irjntl nnd cpnr,
toiling tip lliu rtiged bank, und llien linunding I'or
ward witli niialiatcd vignr ovor llie brnkcn lieatb,
in lliedirostionof it tnoru lcvol cotintry tliat slrclch
cd to llio plaim of Sliropliirp.
' Wlrit, lio! sir slrangcr!' cried n dopp loncd
volec, in tlio ntout locd cxtricaling liimself by n
violrnt efi'ort from a iwmnp, was again imiving lor
ward. ' Wliat, bo! sir strancr, wliilbor so f.iit?' rc
pcatcd tlio oice,-a!) tlirco nicn wull inouiitcd U
nui:d frnin llio sbadow of finno scntteri'd t rcrs , nn!
joinrd tlio travollor, ulm nt tlio sccond cli.illcnco
rcincd up bij stcod, nnd laid liii liand upon liii
liolnlcr.
' Wbo bo yo tliat uiquiro ?' lie detnandpd. ' I
bavo sinall tiuio or ploasuro to ntmver suuli grcet
ingi lliat boilo me liindrauoc."
Tlio paity tvlioiu bo mldrrsactl gavc n loud laugli.
' Ily I5fclict' lionei, fair sir, vn pealt as lliotigli it
weru a tnatlcr of tliinn otvn clioico to annvcr imor
IIO.'
' Ay, niarry, and so it i.i. Nny, fricnd, banille
not my bridle,' paid tlie liorneinuii, drawing tt pn
tol fro'in his saddlc.
' Hnld, hold!' cricd llio othcr npcaltcr, 'nn yo bu
wiso, trillo not wilh snclt trinkots nn tlicso. l'ut
up tby piitnl, and tbon slialt knnw tliy rninpany.'
' Nay, by Iliaven, it tvcro innrc filling ll al I
1ncw iny company cro 1 parled witli niy ucapoiu.
'1'rust nic, I liavc n tigbt goud uill tn uu llicin,
were it but lo rcpay tlico fur tby siupicinni.'
' Ily iny faitb, I 'doubt it not, for tbou ncctnrit a
cock of g.imc. Ilut tbou art in botlcr cnnipany
tban tbou coiild.it bavo barcnincd fnr. Ilcre nt niy
uill tlm worlliynnd worsbipful Obadiab Hlrong-in-faitb,
rnplaiu of curtain pioim driiRooni in llio scr
ico of tlio Htati); und to bu lcfl, ii llio doont
'ocbarius Trust-in-good-vorl;, an officcr in tlio
faino Irnop, marvcllouj sind cdifnij; dipiilniit!i, an
tbou iiKiy'sl bavo an opporttinily of bcarinj. I'ur
mytclf. I im l.nown bv tlio c.nrnal iianic of Iticbard
ficanipjrace, and am alsn an nfTiccr in tlio nriny nf
thc rnrli.inicnt. now, uho or wliat urt tliou, in
ihc dcvil'i iianic?'
JA snldicroffortiinc.and nn adhcrenl totbcking,
A long Itnir cavalior bc it no, and vWiilbcr art
iliou bound ."
' To llic caMlr of Sir Uavid Tiidor.'
Tliat tbou can'st nnt rcach to niglit: you bavo
niany a long tuilc to ridc.nnd your ilccd pantnand
tnuvci but dullv. What nay ye to p.uiing tlie
nigbt at yondcr ioicry, wlicro'yc i"ce tlio tiplit ?'
Thc olber pauicd ero lie icptird; ondas linbcsi
Intcd, onc ofliii coinpaninni beclcd tn llic lcft, n
fiinvoinonttli.it p.isscd nnt unnbicMcd by tlio ca
valicr, nnd tvitli noinowhat ntry gracc, bc dcclarcd
lii; willingnc'i lo uit llie bnlfpry.
' Ily our lady! cninrndei of inino,' said bc, ' yo
fiikvc lirot'gbt me into a fuitalicc inilcad of u lioa
llcry.' It is, in trulb, (omcwliat of botli, nnd ni occn
inn rc(iiirc, crvc5 for ciiber; butlli.it litllo rcclt
jjlli, tbou slialt find qond cntcrtainuicnti, and tby
!ci'd sball bocarod fnr.'
It vva now loo lalo to rctrr.it, and llio cnvalirr
ilisiiiounting, nnd giving hU bnrsr lo tlio groom, cn
tcred thn building, folioHrd by b'n cotnpatiiou.
lie li.nl no nooiier scalrd bimsclf Ihan Scampgiace
nain addreiscd bim. ' Sir Catatirr, you must
pivc uj up your papcrs nnd nrnu.iind wlicn Major
Iloldcnbnrg rctutm, npd i fati.fied witb tbcc nnd
tbino crrnnd, in tlie inorning tbou mny'sl depart
withotit futllirr qticstinns.'
' lly St. ficorgc of r.nulandl ad tlie cavnlier,
ntnrting to his fert, ' Ibli Ii cbiirlib courtciy. Vou
have invitcd me hilbcr, nnd now '
Small wordt wlll luirice, replicd tlie olber
We bavo ordrra tn gnard llie mountain pnnc.i,
nnd to aircst nll 8Upic!ous personj. So glvc up
thy papcrs nnd wenpona nt once, and nvc us llie
tronbl of taking tbem by rnubcr mcnni.'
Tbo cyes of the cavalier fl.mhcd wilh angrr at
the cool dctcitnined mnnncrof tbe roundhead, and
lie scnmcd as ir di.posed fnrcibly lo cfTcct hn rc
trcntj but a moment'ii rccolleclion boncd lum the
.n.itniii of nueli in allemnt. nnd unbnekluig bia
belt, he flong liis wotd on the table, tlirew doivn j
lii.s pistol.t, und decluring bc bad no papcra lo sub
iiiii, (jiuuiiiiiy rcnuiiiou nn Fuai.
Thurc was Bometbing in tlie airof tbeyoulh tbat
rcpellcd closcr coiniuunicnlion wilh his rnntors.
nnd tnado thcm reluctant they knew not wby to
coine lo t'xtreniities; they forvliore, thcreforc, lo
search or lay hauds on him, but in u mnre rejpecl-
iui iiiiiu nmieii 1 1 1 iii iu pariaKc oi uie cncer wnicn
luul just liccn laitl on tlio bonrd.
Ah!' cried Scancaincc. 'hcrccomes tlio tlnu&h-
ter of our bost, fair F.llqh Wynne, and I warrant
lor no ollier oliject tlian to sco tlio young cavnlier;
for wcll I wot, Dlen, tbou comest but rarely a-
inongst us.
Sho blushcd nt the words, nnd tlio cavnlier daslt
ing his bcavy locks from his brow, gazed wilh ad
miratiou ou tbo maidcn beforc him. Long trcs.ics
of nuburn fcll in silkcn lu.xurinnco over iicr ti"ht
boddico hcrbazcl eycs brigbtcned witli hcrsniilo,
llio lurking sweclncss of whicb playcd uround hcr
lipi, tbat, parting, sbowcd tcolh of pcnrly wbitc
ness hcr light nnd graceful ligurc tbo fnwn-liKe
timidity nf her npnroacb, nnd llio look of intcre.-t
wbich jho gavo tlio joung strangcr, inight bavo
aroused the attcntion of a inoto apathelic gallant
llun hc.
' Ily mine hnnor, cnmrade,' cried hc, ' you spoke
wcll in ?.ij ing tliat tbo tla'ughtcr of odY bost was
fair. Wilt tlion pledgo nio, prcllv maiden .' for
on n soldicr's word, 1 bavo novcr bad sucb a cup-
lieaicr uolorc.
'J'ho inaidon totichcd thc goblct witli her lips,
and Iho joulh, raiiir.g it in his haml, cxclaiined
1 ilrmk m tliec, latr l.llen, nnd gootj, lnval, nnd
truo may he bo nlio Kncols at tbo nltnr wilh sucb
a bridc' Tben, draining llio cup, hn tlircw il
down. Tbou wilt not refuso a hnighlly bonn or
cniirti'sy,' ntlilcd hn, tising from his srat and draw
ing a .ip.irl.ling ring from liis lingcr, w hich lie placcd
oii lliat of tlio lilushiiiL' "irl iind thcii wilh thu
cutoiuarv gallanlry of tholitncs, drew liur loards
bim nnd iviiscd her cbcck, Ilut bo bad uliisprnd
soinctbing in r.llrn'rt cnr tliat droc thu blood from
hcr face and fIio slnod as if pctrilird.
Tbo din of lovclrv was over in llio hmlli'rv. llio
soldicrs sluiiibercd'on the benchrs, nnd llie pris
nncr sat aloiK! in tha narrow i liainlirr in uhii'li Iii"
liuiiible pallct luul bccti sprcail. Tlie dull ticad of
llio guard, the bowl of tbo blast, nnd llio loar of
llie inounlaiii lorreul fcll chmlrss on his car thc
sicldy Huinenf llio lanip secined liku llio naiiingof
hnpe, nnd llio Innelincss of thc hour ndik'd inelun
clml v t ti liis imiMiiga.
' 1 ool tliat I was, he e.cliiiiiicd, ' lo bavo loll
thc open licalh for tbis pnllry priMJii bouio, vthrre
l iim tu uie nicroy ol iny ilcaillicst ('nctnios. oiim
to fiod I had my gootl slccd undcr me nnd tlm
sword in tny gni'p, llicsn prifd.-carcd dogs vtnuld
hnrdly again wilo mo inlo ibcir Itirc l'ool! fool!
lliat I was,' he reneatcd, ns ihafiug lil.o n prisoncd
ligcr, he hurriedly uaccd llm nnartn.rut. A ligbl
stcp was hcard npproncbirg, the rnvalirr siiddcnly
paucd, inmirdialuly iho iliiororiiiiupartmcnt was
caiilioinly onciiod, nnd T.llcn Wynne, palo nml
agilulcd, nfrS.licaiiug n sniall lanip, glidcd mi'ho
lc.nly to hii side. Hcr long h.iir htiiig dilicvellcil
nvrr hcr hcaving biiom, her uycs werc gliitrntng
wilh lcars, nnd her liand Irrnibled ni fIio placcd
the Inmp upon llie henrlb. ,
' Jly fair Kllcn,' cricd llie cavali'i.r, n flash of joy
brighlcning his fcnturcs, 1 kncw tliiiu wouMVt
not bclray mo.' . .
' llctray llice!' cricd llio niaidni, rlasping brr
hatids, ' nevi.T ! nevcr! but ulai! to aid theo ccecds
my powcr.'
' Sny nnt so,' rrplicd tbo cavnlier, ' Iho cyct iny
prctly I'.IIiti, tliat can hrralt bearts, can undo iron
liars.' Is tliero nn snldicr of tbo gnntd thut calls
hiinsrlf llic Invrr of I'.llen Wynne V
' Alas!' said r.llon in a Inne of dcspnntlenoy, 'he
is far fiotu hrre, nml it wnuld go hard wilh Iiiin if
he fell inlo the Irnops of Cromwell. Ilut I havo
sont n iiicsscnger lo hiln, nnd wern vou otico be
yond tlicsn walN jou would find llilgar Vnugh.in
nnd a truo nnd lnistv cscnrt.'
' I ihall ha o tmnll nced of his services if I cs
cnpo not cro Mnjot Iloldonburgli nrrlvt t., whom
I cnnnot bo iinknown. 8'ilcnlli, Illleii, coulds't
tbou but prorure me a brand, I would evcn '
llero n supprcucd scrcant from thc maiden catis
ed llic Cavalier to pause, nnd turning to tlio door,
bo prrcriwd llio dark look of tbe soldier, who nt
supprr bad sn closcly walclied him, fitcil scowling
and stead) upnn llio'tiiniden und binisrlf. At lliat
iniUnt llie soiind ofadvnncing borscincn wns hcard.
' Tliev comu! thoy romn!' cricd I'.llen in tcrror,
grniping wilh bolb hands (bc arm nf the Cavalier.
TIiimi ttirnina lo llio soldier, ' Unlph, Italpbl' shc
cried in nn iuiploring tonc, ' would jou hctray thc,
your King?'
Ha!' cried Iho soMitr, in n voicc of rxiillation,
' it is cvrn ns l tlinuglit. Ilut us ho fpohc, tlie
royal priioncr sprung suddcnly upon him, wresting
Iih dacger from his band, anii held it gjeaming bc
fnrc liis e)cs ciclaiming, 'one word, lnUcrcnut und
thnu dicst!'
Thc King! thc Kingl' shniilrd llio slruggling
snldicr, cxtricnling liis nrm nnd draw ing n pislnl
from his bclt; but his activo nntagnniit on thn in
stnnt mick his dng-cr in histhroat, nnd htirlcd him
down thn nnnow staircnfc.
'Tbo King! the King!' rchncd again the horso
mcn wilhont, ns llio cla'ihing of artns was fnllnwrd
by ihc ring of a pcnl of muskclry, nnd cro ils tin
glc left llio eRr, tt loud voice wns hcard to cry
Stirrendcr tn llie soldicrs nf King Cliarlrst'
' 'Tii bo!' crird llllcn, starting up wilh suddcn
nniinalion from thc drnoning into which sho bad
shriink wilh lctror, 'lis lldgar!'
' SurrcndcrdngsofCromwcll,' sbotitrd ihcsanip
voico, as thc pikubutlsof iho lnusemen ihundcred
nt llic door.
It was soon btirst opm. Starlled, wnnkcned,
and dipiriled, tbo asailrd olTcred but fceblc rc
s'stancc, nnd yieldcd tbemclvcs primncrs lo tbe
ndliprcnls nf tlio King. Ilut tbpy sotight not ihtis
lo profit by Iho surrrndcr. Hufhing in, Kilgnr
Vnughan raticht I'.llnn in bisnrms; iIipii rerngnizing
llie King, dnfling his lionnpt nnd hcntling his Ucc,
lie cxclaimrd, ' .Mount, mount, my lirgo! tlie pas
rs nrc bpipt, nnd llio brarnns nru burniiig on tbo
lulls of Shrohirc nnd .Moiilgoincry.'
It was no tiino for parly.' A slnut slccd wns
re.idy nt llie door nnd young lldgar, hurriedly
whipeird to llllcn, nncn morn cmbrnccd hcr, nnd
thcn Iril llie wny for his Itnyal Mastcr.
' fiood belido'lbce, fair I'.llen,' cricd the King,
' nnd (lod sprcd thn day tbat brings mo powrr to
rrquitn lliy kindnest. Tben springing to tbe sad
dle, the h'orsr linnfs of the litllo paily clatlcrcd fur
an instant on tbo diitant licntli.
Ten siiinmcrs bad smilcd nn llie mounlain val
ley nf Meiioneth, and wlicre had stood llic bumblc
hosllnry wns rrnrcd a barronial hall. It has long
sincc passrd nwny.'and llicro rpiuains not cvcn n
ruin to tell where it stond; but ils foundcr nnd his
f.iir dnme nre nol forgnllrn, nnd niany n prnud
familv can boasPilcsccnt from Sir Edgar Vaughan
and Ellcn Wynne.
UF.r-.V UAJJOKIl AND JOIIX TVLKH.
Jobn Tylcr, tbo acting l'rciident of the Unitrd
Slatcs, has commcnccd cnrrying outthc IInrrioni
an, principlo of making nn rctnorals nn nnllllcal
gronnds, by ejcrting from the Navnl odice m l'bil
ndelphia, n's pure and just a inan ns brc.ilhcs, nnd
nppolntcd In Iim plare llela Iladgcr, ns baso and
coirupt a belng as can be fonnd in lliat city. He
is worsc even tban Glcntwotth, for he liis not only
pursued the .satne syslem of robbery, the samo out
ragcous systcm or planling votcrs, but bo is an
oldcr nnd inorc cxpert band at tbo business than
rL.. .1. I.: li frl. r r .1.:. t?......
uii:ih.. ui ui iiiiiisuu. nu iuvcinur ui tins ouuc
wbo knnws nioro about " pipe Inying" and "spin
ninc ynrn" than be would liko to havcmade nublic
conld not stcm thn currcnt lliat was sclting ugainst
him in rcgard to Glcntwortb's appointliicnlloollicc
bo was forrcd In rcrnovo bim but IlADGnn, n
grcat scamp, is nppointcd to a vcry responsible and
iucrntivc oliicc, not by n Stale but by tbo Gcnernl
guvcrnmcnt, by Jobn Tylcr liimself! Does the
l'rciident know what ho is doing ! Is bo rendy to
urnvu uie risiug iiiiiignauuu ui un lusuiicu peopin
Does bo court thcir iinprpcations ? It would so nn
pear, for ho could not have sclccted n man wbo
would bavo crcaled such a gnucral fccliug of sor
row, shanic and di;giisl ns lliis samc Ilndger. And
to what nnd wliero is this to lcad? Is it tbe firat
of n wcrics of sitnilnr nppointmcnts is Glenlwortb
also to be qunrlcrcd upon us tn an olhcial capacity
llcavcu provcnt il, lliough it would bo no worse
not so bad ns tliis npnointincnt of Iladgcr's. Ycs
llicro is a clinncc for Glentworth, for Wcbb, and
fur King ; and ifAlilchcll had not absquatulated so
rarly, lie would liavu reccivcd nn iinporlant ap
poiiilmcnt fiom tbo prcsent ndministration. l.et
Tyi,i:h go on ns bo has commcnccd lct him fill
rcsponsililo olliccs witli such inen as llm abovc
namcd, nnd we assuro him n failhful observapce of
llic day uppumtcd lor liunnliatiun und prnycr.
rcdernlism is indccd triiimpbant. We nccd not
iisli into what hands the Mational Govcrnmcnt is
f.illen ncts consuinmatcd, decds nlrcady commit
tcd, nnswcr thc qtieslion most cmpbaticiilly.
Jcw Kta.
t'rom llic Washington lllobe.
TIIK POMTICAL 1'ltIKNDS OF GEN.
iiakhiso:; SAcmncixci 111s uei'u-
TATIO.N'.
Wiiii.e tboso wbo hao profilcd most by Gcn.
llnrn-nirs piinulanty aro making tlie createst os
teulnlioii of giicf fur I'lfcct ut this inomcnt, they aro
noverlhelcss sccl.iiig to llirowon biui Iho odium of
llicir ow ii acls, which would blast his futurc I'.iinc.
Wo lcurn from undoublcd sources, althoush not
Irom tlio uidiwdua! concerncd, tliat, aflcr thu nc
rcssion of .Mr Tjlcr to llio l'residency, pcrsons
bavo bccn scnt for by tlio Sccretary, and luld tbat
Ibeir removal bad bccn nrdcred by thn lalo I'rcsi-
ucnl; anil, wtlliotu prclciidiiig nny ollcnco or luil-
ure in iluly, or othcr grouiid ot iroscnplion, lliuy
wt'ro lurlliwilli disinHsvd. I liis courso ol carry
iug back pro.-ciiplioii;', U doubtlcss inlcndcd lo
iiial.o thu iiiipreninn tliat iho tictim.s of thc prcs
(.nt hour sull'cr umlcr llio dirccliou of the deci'ust d
1'rc.iidctit. In lliis wny, cvury man wbo is slruck
ilown, aml ccry iiiincd f.iiuily, mo inadc to feul
lliat thcir w rvlrlicdiicss is a legacy frniu ono lowatd
whom nll polilical uiiliindiii's.s rulcnlnd wlicn thu
cold vault clo-cil upnn him nnd liis carlhly lionors.
Wc undcrtlnnd, fioin iiuqiicutiuunhlc sources of
inlormnlion, lliat ucn. Ilarmnn was titlcny np
postd lo llio wholo sytciii of proscriplion. W'e
jiubliilipd, yi'slcrday, jlr I'icsIoii's nnnoiiiicciiienls
in tlio Scnalo, which wcro unitiuslionubly mailc
wilh Gcn. Harrijon's priity nnd cousert, aflcr hii
nrrivnl in Washington, fur llie puipose of prcpar
iug his polilical ftiend.s for an ncqiiiesccnce in liis
cairyiug ont tlio solcinn plcdges bc had tuadc on
thc siibjcct pciidiug the cniivas.i. Ilut Ihc inoiiiciit
his Cubiiict wcro iusl.illcd, llioy conlrivcd lodefcat
liis dcU'rmiiuilion. Wu lcarn thut his Cnbiiict as
suiucd n right lodccido upon a sulijcct in rrgard lo
whicb thcy had only a right to adtisc; nnd tliat bv
a tnajorily ofoiir to tuo, thcy vnlcd down iho wiil
of tbo I'rcsidcnt in rrgard tn n suhjcct which in
volvcs llio livclihood uf sn many ibousands whu
havo'no sl.illor mcans tontipport llicir fjtnilics cx
cept bv llic cmplo)uivnls whicb thcy havo dovntcd
thu priinc of lil'c to lcarn. Thc I'.ilo of nll thosc
pcople, (if wo tiru lo crcilit lliis stalcmcnt, which
wo liae had fiiim n sourcc nol likcly lo bc miila.
kcn, nnd which is ciinfiriiicil by a iiiultittidc of cir
ctimstances whicb puts llie facl licyond questiun,)
ba.s bccn put nt thu niprcy of n Cabinct, by ils mvn
decision; nntl lliu hUI l. r tM1
I'lcsiilcnt, whu is nlonc responsible to llio pcople,
nnd nll lns plcdgcs to ibcin, nro sct at noulit.
Agaiiut this courso, wo have rcnsnn lo belicvc,
lioth Mr 1 lcll iind .Mr lludgcr sct thcir faces. It is
just to llicm tliat tlio fact' sbuiild be known to tbo
country.
Wo procccd lorccapitulato llic facls whicb prove
tliat JOBif moile un ndoplcd by Gcn. Ilarriion's
principal fiinctionarics losupcrscdc his authority in
regard to rcmovals nnd npnointmcnls. If it wcre not
dono upon tlio llritMi plan lo whicb wo havo .illu
dcd, and which makrs iho CounciJ Iloard of Jlin
islcrs siiprcmc otcr tlio Chicf .Mngislratc, it will bc
incumbent nn the Wcbslcr Catinct to explain lliu
cascs to which wc irlVr otborwijc nnd consistcntly
witb the liniior oflhe lalo I'rcsident.
It is known, and ran bc proveil bcyond doubt,
tliat I'rcsidcnt Harrison gac positivc nssurnnco to
sovcral tbat they sliould not bo rcmovcd, and yct
thcy wcro rcmncd almo.it simultuncously wilh Iho
I'rc'sidcnt's prnmise to thc contrary. Tlm was thc
caso of Mi l.ivingston of New York. Tbo samo
mail, wc bclicvr, which carricd bim llie iissnranco,
obtaincd from Ihc Chief, lliat he wiuld nnt bo re
inou'il, carricd a lcttcr of diimisiiou from Iho Min
itrr. So, wo undcrstand, Gcn. Harrisou assurcd
Col. Jubnson tbat his ncphcw, Mr Ward, should
nnt be rrmnycd ns Snlicilor of Iho I.and Ollice.
Ho bad br.ru nppoinlrd subscqurntly to thc I'rrsi
di'ntial clrrtion.on llic clevation of Mr.McHobcrts,
his prcdccesior, tn tlio Scnalo ; and, Ihcreforu,
could not ho supcclcd cvcn of luning uscd nny
ollicial influcncc ngainst tbo latc I'rcsidpiit. Hc
was, inorcnvcr, a man of grcat modrration in poli
lics, and Iind ncvcr ollcndcd llio prcjudiccs ol his
opponcnls by nny M'hcmcnrc. Wc nro told lliat
tlio I'rcsidcnt look orcnsion, wlicn Col. Johnson
dincd wilh him, tn ndvrrt to lliis cslimablc young
olliccr ns llic ?nn of liis fricnd and cornradc, Col.
Wnrd one of llio bravcst nnd bcst of tbo Krn
tuchinns lo put his gncst, whn fougbt tlio batllc
oftho Tbanics, nt rascnbotit llin fateof hiincphow.
Hc told Ii 1 u hc should not boreinnvcd; nnd )ct
bc wns rciiintcd immcdiatcly ; and what inakcs il
llio morc rcmarkablp, is llio f.ict tliat Mr'Critti'ii-di-n
was rnnsullcd'nbuut Mr Wnrd's accrpling llic
nppoinlmcnt, wlicn trndcrrd by .Mr Vnn Ilurcn.
At it was known lliat Mr Crilttndcn was lo beono
of Gcn. Harrion' Cabinet, it was thoiigbt ivcll lo
lct bim knnw th.it thc pppnintmcnt would not bc
ncccptrd, if hc supposcd tbo uppointcc would not
bu ngrccnblo to thc new Administratinn. Mr Chit
tenden, wc nre iuformcd, ndviicd the acccptancc
of the plarc; nnd yct ncilhcr tbo counti'nancc of a
membcr oflhe Cnliinel, nor llie word of thc I'rcsi
dent, rould sivc tbo olliccr, wbo came wilhin nnnc
of llie prctexts for thc prnscriplinn ns dcclared in
iho Cabinct rirrular. Tbere is n multitudc ofsimi
lar cascs, which sbnw lliat the I'rcsidcnt was ovrr
ruled in his detcrminalinn in regard to particular
nstanccs; but Iho lcslimony is still tnorc direct
tliat ho wns ovcrruled ngainst liis ow n dccidcd cnn
viclions of propricty in rcgard to the gcneral prin
ciple, and ngainst nll his fcclings and wiihcs.
To ni most every pcrion bo talkcd with, bo ex
prcsscd his repugnance to the proscriptiou as it pro
grcsscd. Tn two highly rcspcctablo gentlcmcn of
this city who happcncd lo go to him nt the ino
mcnt when tbo wifu of nn ctpelled clcrk was ma
klne rcpreicntations of tbe distrcss in wjiicb hcrself
and'childrcn were involvedliy tho deprivation ho
cipretscd his unqualified obhotranco of the system
which wos carricd on iu his namc. It is advcrted
to in dntail hv a corrcsnondcnl, who has had np
porttinitv tn asccrtain inanv facls iu relaliou to tbe
afllicting circumstaticcs lliat harrussed Iho closo of
(jcii. tlarnson s lilu, nnd hnstencd liis deulli.
Thc sccne of his dcath-bed, bowcvcr, showed
in tlie most allcclni'' nianncr, thc stato of his fecl
ing3 in rcgard to the matter, tbat bad engrosscd
tbem from tho inomcnt hc had cntcrcd oliicc. I'rom
pcrsons who ntirscd aud wutcbcd him, it is known
tbat whcucver his mind began to wandcr, he gavo
uttcratico to thu sccrct lhoughts thut opprc&scd him;
nnd he continually rccurrcd lo llie distrcssing scenes
lio liad passcd tlirough. comctimcs bc would say
"My tlear madam, I didnot dircct ihal yourhus
band thould be lumcd out. I did nol know it. .
Iricd lo prcvcnl it." On olhcr occasions be would
say, in brokcn scntenccs: "It is xorong I von'l
conttnt m unjusl. Vigaln:"ZAe ayircnlions
tfW thtv ierer rcsc 1" I'rom dilTereiil, and un
qucstionable sourccj, wc aro iuformcd tliat tho
malady ol lns licart, which urokc out into r.xprcs
sinn in his partial drlirium, or wlicn his mind wns
nbstracled iu a sort of slumber, half-uwakcned by
his anguish, conslautly manifcsted ilsclf by uttering
somc snatchcs ol scntenccs HKu tliosc wc navo quo
tcd. And we havu little doubt tliat tbo last words
which wcre wriltcn down, and have bccn givcn to
tho public, wcro, liko thoso which prcccdcd tbem,
the transcript of tlio thoughls which opprcssed him
wlicn tbe lcvcr seizce, lum. "1 mth vou lo un
dersland the truc principlcs of the Oovernmtnl
I trifft them carrica oul. I asic noihvie morc."
How nnturally would this have bccn addrcsscd to
.Mr Wcbstcr, when prcstingfor proscriplinns wilh
ont cnusc to ono wlio, just lictoro llie cleclion,
had dcclarcd tliat he understood tho Constilulion
diflcrentlv from Mr .Mudisori lo ono who said lliat
tho I'rcsidcnt had no constitution.il powcr to rc
movo at plrasuro, nnd wilhont dclinqucncy on tbo
lart oflhe olliri'r. llnw uplly f thu lancy suppos
ing nn nllercnlion on this all-cngrossing tnpic witli
tho sulfercr) would this nppcal havo bccn lo Mr
Wobster, nnd lns 'conshtulional unutrtlanumn,
upon tbo suliioct of removals? "Sir, I would
htvt you undcrstand thc Constitution and carry
it oul." Thc bodilvpangsliroushtbaclt and forccd
? i.'.i i... .1...1 i
into cxprc'.iiuii, iin: uiumijiii! ui.ii luiiuit'u iuu uuiiu,
The kinil hcnitcd tctini of a crucl cabinct policv
rrbukcd, in llic tinconscinus ncccnls of his f.illing
nr"ans, (plivsical and mcnlnl,) tlio vindiclivc spir
ils who stood ainuiul him. Thoy now load his
incmorv wilh thn odium of llicir oun ncts, and
would convcrt tho almoit miraculous conilcnma-
tion, wruiig from his lips by tbo lorturo thcy inllict
ed, into a s:uiclion nf thcir tyrnnnical couduct.
I'rom Ihc Washington (llooc.
CAt'SKS OF ttHX. IIAUIIISOX'S UXEX
PECTKI) DliATII.
Whk.v, duriiig llio last Presidcntial canvais, it
was dcclared, Irom pcrsonal kuowli'dgc, tliat Gcn.
Ilurihorrs ngoiind inlirmitics rcmlcrcd lum titlcrly
iiicumpulent lor lliu ciiduranco ol llio labor nnd ia
liguo incident to tbe ollico, if clectcd, it is a rc
markablo fact lliat llie vcry uicn who, in by-gone
lays, wrro lorcmnsi m strilung Irom llio list ol can
lidalcs thu iianic ol Williain II. Crawford, nn nc-
count of physical iuabilily, wcio tbe first to do
nounce lliuio who would iiucslion Gcn. Hairisnu's
nbility for four vcars scricc,us iho encmics oflho
i. i. i .i... .-...i. r ..ii .. i.:..i.
COIIIlirV. J. Clll.l Iim U JllU Uii IUU UUIll UI II II IIICII
was nsscrlcd nay, morc; one sbnrt month has
tcrniiuatcd his carccr, and Ilculh has diiMlicd frnin
his lips tho cup cnutaiiiing llic prccious draugbt,
wlicn it wns scarcely taslcd.
Ilut is it lmproner tn mqnirc inlo llie cnuscs
which Ird tn such n rcsult! I thinl; not. Juslicc
to tho dcad, und jiislico to tho living, dcmands it;
nnd wbilo I will " nolhing exlcnualc, or ot down
aught in mali"c," I will, so far as 1 nm nblc, fcar-
lesslv nnd l.nlliliilly, cudcnvor to ussigntlicm.
All now thnt Gcnernl llnrtison was ngctl (in his
(iSlh ycnr) nml conscqucnlly infirin; indccd his
cotifctitution wns inoro itupaircd than tnnny of liis
ac. Instcad ofremainingat hoinnduring lliu can-
vuss last sumiucr nml fall, nnd pcrmitling his fiicnds
to clcciiuiii.x-1 roi .ii ,n !. ilnv ,!,;,, nf
mo cumpaigu kiiow tuai ue was uinwn out tiy liis
parl'nans out in tho woods hcre llicrc every
whcro cngagcd iu baraugiiing l.irge riiullitudes lo
advance and spcurc his elcction, bv proiiu to the
pcoplo tbat he was physically tompotcnt to tlm of.
iicc. IIow inimensc wns the labnr! how cxlcnsivo
llie rorrrspondrnce, nnd how grcat the anxiety of
mind, utlcnding lns situalion nt lliat tiine, lew in
nll probability know. Ilul, tbe cleclion over, one
would suppo'sc tbat thu General-woitld have bccn
pcrmittod to set hiinsclf down in pcacc, nnd say,
"llie ballle is won; tbo victory uciiievcd; I have
only to rcst." Ilut it was not so. I havo hcard,
nnd belicvo it, tbat previuus to lns depnrlurc fur
Washin"ton, ho had rcccived bushcls of lctlcrs,
and ho was absolutcly ruu down by visitors from
cvrry part oflhe Union in qurst of ollice.
On tlio rnad castward, nt uvcry point lio was as-
sailcd by odice bcggars. Thosc who had denoun
ccd thc Vnn Ilurcn inen as spoilsmcn, and pro-
claimrd tbciusclvcs ns acting ouly fiom niotiics of
tho most diiintcrcsteil patrtnlisin nnd lnic ot coun
try, mct him nt cvcry stopping place, nnd somc nc
co'inpanicd him for milcs on tho road, white thcir
dcmands for compciisation for thc scrvicrg thcy bad
rcndcrcd werc iucpssant. So conipletclv worn out
was tho I'rcsident, lliat nt llallimore ho bad to
sbakc hands by prnxy.
Ho came to Washington, marchcd on foot,
tlirouch tlie snow nnd raiu of onc of the most disa-
grccable days of last winlcr, to tbo City Ilnll.u lierc
he was h.irangucd by tho Mn)or, and dclivercd nn
nddrcss in rcply, and was tben taken to his lodg-
! t.... n ri'l.nr.. ...na nn TB.I Cnr l.tit.
Illl-UUl IIUl III IU1I. 1 Htll. ..ua l.u ib.i .u. i
l'lic privicy of his own rooms could riot shcllcr him
from tbe cry nf "Givc!" "Givc!" "Givp!" Can
this bc dcnied by nny ono who was nrrjuaintcd wilh
what transpircd iluri'ng tho few days aflcr tho l'rcii
dent reached Iho city .'
Ile wcnt lo Virgmia, to visit tho homo of his
childhood, and tbo srrncs of carly lifo; but woaro
lold lliat on lii-3 way Ihithcr, wlulst llicrc, and on
llic road back, liis mind was kcpt almost rnnstnnt
ly on thc slrotcli by npplicants to considcr r.laiins
loroll'icc. Tho few days tbat intcrvencd hcfore
tlie inauguralinn he had to sull'er lliu infliction of
llio inipoitunitics of llic offico bpgging liiPinbcrs of
Conarcss, who had llie knonlcdgc of, and acccss
lo, his whrrcaboiits.
Tbe d.iv of Inausuratinn cnmo. Thc old Picsi-
dcnt was mountcd on horscback, and instcad nf
nrnrrrdin dircctlv to tbc (Tapltol. was marclicd
by n circuituus route of ncarly Iwo milcs ihrough nn
atmosphcrc of dust. To uso thc languago of ouc
of his polilical friends, wlicn hc nrrivnl thcrc, "his
drcrs wns ns wbilo ns n millcr's, and bc was so
fnint that alcoliol ond othcr anplianccs wcre rc
quirrd to batho his bcad nnd.tcniplcs." Aflcr
spenking barchradcd in llic npcn nir for an hour
nnd a lialf witb a "Irumpct-loncd voico," as was
said by a pnpcr in this city, to thc itnmrnsc multi
ttide prcsent, hc was ngain placed on horsehack,
nnd rode lo'tbe WliilcHouse; but when henrrivcd
thero was bo pcrmiltcd to rctiro for rcst and rc
ireshinent nfter thc immcnsc rxertions oftho dy )
Nav. he had to stand nntil the vast nsscmblnge
could bo individually introduced to lum. I baye
beard and belicvc, tbat as tlio visilers cnme iooncr
ilipir hinds. nrofestedlv in consratolntion, it was,
" Hcre, Gencral, hero arc my Irtters," and 'Here,
Gcneral, hcre nre tin:" Un ono occasion no
wns so bcsicgcd that thu Mnrshul of tho DUlrict
was cnllcd upnn to rclieve lum. 'IbcMnrshnl wcnt
llirougb Iho throng, which continticd to crowd tho
npaitnicnts ol tlio l'rcsidcnt'.s llouso, public nnd
pnvatc,fur socral da)s aflcr tbe inaugurnlion, and
cxpostiilated willi them; liut all lns cllorts lo in
diico llm ollice claiinanls tn lcavc, by urging thc
grcat press of public afliiirs on llio I'rcsidcnt, wns
in vatn. llcloic allcmpling cunipulsnry incasures
llus ellicii'nt-puulic olliccr stiggcstcd tn tlio 1'rcsi
dcnt llie cxprrimcnt nf appcaling to thcir fcclings
in n short uddrcss. He did so; but thcy still prr
sislcd in prcssing llicir dcmands upon him, allhough
as lie said, tn no condilion tu ntlcud to llicm atllio
momi'nt. They came lorwatd wilh llicir papers
unlil his poclicts wcro filled, his hat fillcd, aud his
nrins filled. The Marslutl was loadcd in tho samo
way, and still the crnwd wns reluctant to rclirc,
Vrotn llic dnjr of liU liiuugurutiuu untll llio Uu
of his dcalh, the nvcnucstn his liou.se wcre llirons-
cil.lhe hotiso ilsclf was crow1lcd,ns wcro tbo public
oflices. Deninnds tlio made percniplory wcro tnado
lor lliu c.xpulsiou nl llie inciimliculs iu oliicc, und
the gruntiiig of situations. Ily day nnd by uislil
lliat old ni.iii was licsct: wlicn lic wnlucU out in
his olfico ot meal tinics so lliat, to uso nn cx
prcsiion of his own lo a genlleman, " Sir, I have
hardly lime to cat." Oncc or Iwicc, it is said, he
wcnt lo onc of tho public olliccs, and reqursted n
inefsengcr to how him to n pritnte roiml, lo rclire
Irom llio multitudu ol oliicc scckcrs w lio prcscd
upon him.
ccvcriil rcspcctable citizons, nnd scvcral minis-
tcrs ol llic uospcl who liappcncd tn be in tho city.
cnllcd at iho l'rcsidcnt'.s Ilousc, for the purposeof
paying tlieir rcspccls. J licy Tuund it part ol tlio
privnto portion ol it loo crowilrd wilh su many
pcrsons, tliat thcy at firJt dcclincd prncccding; but
w licn presscd by a frieml lo go up nml soe llie I'ru-
sidcnt, bo (Ihe I'rpsiucnt) Irnnlily lold llicin "Gcn
tlcmcn, thrro ncvcr ivas n poor dcvil li.uasicd ns I
am on carlh; you inusl excuso nic; good nioining;
I must go;" and nll hc flnl go, lirlnro llicy had
tiino lo say " how nro vou?" much lcss "cnnd
byc;" and bpforo they rcachcd llie front door, be
was n considcrnble dnitanco nn his wny lo lliu
Trcasury Deparlinent. A gciitlcmen nt llio dooi,
sectngllie cnnditinn ol Iho l'rcsidciit, anil tha crowd
iu llio hmiio, significanllv rcmarkcd, " Well, I will
agrco todir, iftt is nnt tmio to pull llic latcli slting
uito thc ilnor ol llus log caljin."
At nnolhcr time, two rcspcctablo ccnllcmcn of
llus city rullrd and luund llic I'rcsidcnt in tlio pas
sagc lcading tn the saloon. Ilo nsktd llicm iu to
thu Iire, und witli n frauknc.is that surpriscd thrm
said: "Gentlcmcn, I have bccn nltnnst run down;
I cannot stand tt: lliis turiiiiicout of worlhv mcnl
ncvcr will conscnt to. Only jusl now, n beatiliful,
young looliing woman cnllcd on nic, nml said, 'My
hiisband is turncd nut of cniploynicnl, nnd wo arc
actually hnrc iu this rxpcnitu cily baving nolliing
In cat.' .Mvdearsirs, continticd tlii) I'rcsidcnt,
" il nlinnit liilU mo; I can hardly stand it: llio un
worlby will not go out, nnd tlie wnrthy sliall not
bo turncd out." Now, this is it fact that can bo
cstablisbrd upon good nutliority.
Tbc immcdiato cattso w hich workcd up his fo
vcri.sh cxcilcnipnt into a paroxjsm, was n chill
produccd by beiug causht in a lisht raiu, bcin: so
closcly beiet ns to be delnincd on his way hoinc
uftcr a walk. Ilut when ill, lctlrrafler Irtler ramc,
bcnring from this onc aud tho othcr npplicnliuns fur
oliicc. Somu of llicm wcro left in tho hands nf
friends in this cily, nnd novcr drlivcred. Ilay by
day, during I'rcsident Ilarrison's illncss, mcn wcro
lur'ncd out of ollice. Somc who had bccn cxpclled
befuro his illupss, nppcalcd to him; bo nssiucd
them that ho kncw iiotliiii'' of it, iIioul'Ii it wns af-
lirmcd that hc did it. And, but n bricf spacc be
forc his dcalh, scvcral wcro dismisscd Irom thcir
cmpluymrnls.
Thus c.xcitcd bv continticd ann'icalions, many of
llicm of a conllicling charar.tcr, und tho morlifying
rcflcclion that ullliougli ho had dcnnunccd proscrip
lion, ho was forccd by ihoseurnunil him to dn what
ho nevcr inlcndcd, when dozing, his mind was con
tinually ruuuing nn thu distrcss inllictcd on thc
niany hclplcss fatnilics witliin Imil nf his own dwcl
ling; nnd yct proscriplion wns still presscd upnn
iiiiii: lYiiu iu.ii ii.in cicr rnw .i iiuin inunring in
llio Inst stageof iiillaiiiination alfcclin nll bis vitnli
tho ttatc in which tbo I'rcsidcnt dtcd dncs not
know that when a subsullus tcndinum couics on,
und tho miillcring delirium, ns was llio casc wilh
Iho l'nnidpnt, nftcn intcrrtipled by brnkcn nxpres-
sions whilst llio patient is pinching nnd pulling llie
ueuciutnes tuo uuiiu is ctrrnud nnon rcciirnng
to and dwelling on whalcvcrwas prclngon it nnd
produciti" anxicly durins hcallh. Tbis wns tbo
cnsc wilh I'rcsidcnt llnrrison. Hundicdsof indi-
idunls had bccn hcre from tbc first of March dc-
manding llie plnccs of ulhcrs, whmc proscriplion
thcy insistcd on. Tlieir lclicrs, thcir pcrsonal np
plicalions wcte forccd on thu I'rcsidcnt, nnd tlieir
claiins wcre picsscd by thc Cabinet. At last, thc
I'rcsidcnt is told lliat if liis polilical friends are not
rcwardcd, his forccs will bo disbandetl. and nt tbe
ralled sessiun of Congrcss ho will find liimself in
tbo minority. Tlio wnrk of cxcision is prcssed on.
Thc 1'ie.iidcn is ill,nbiciit from his faiuily, wilhont
thu kiml atlcntions of tho wife of his bosnm, most
of his childrrn and graiidchildrcn nre iljslant. Ilo
hehcld thc friends who had accompnnicd him to
Washington around lum, but witliout the powcr to
rcsist tlii' torrent and rclievo his frelings. lio hcars
only of his cabinct, to know tbat thoy aro pajing
olf tlieir polilical friends, by deprivint; wholo f.uni
Hps of tho mcans of sulisistcncc. Tho 1'rcachcrs
oftho Gospel, the tncmbcrs of Chrislian Churchcs,
llio incck quict citizcns, who cnmo lirrc to gct of
ficcs. nnd who ktaid hcro tintil thcv cot llicm
some of thcm just on tho evc of tbe I'rcsidcnt's
death had rcccived thcir pay; but whcrc are tliosc
lovcly womcn nnd clnldrcn who jiavo no hrcad .'
In this statc. luborins undcr a dcliriuiu, thc last cf-
forls of his d'nlracted mind wore turnrd lowards
llio vicliins of the crucl policy of his cabinct, and
xnrcssions constanlly cscapcd him dcprcciating
Ihe crucltics which hc had cndcnvorcd iu vaiu to
nrrcst.
It wns in this way I'resident Harrisou dicd, and
wbo will say ho was not pcrsectitcd to de.ilh .'
il il'l'll IV
l.UUIVLIk
SOUTIIUUX DnMOCItACV.
Wo cxtrnct from tho Charleston Mcrcnry tbc
rcsolulions adoplcd at a mecting of citizcns of St.
Jobn's Cullcton.held nt Kockillc. They cmbody
llie principlcs oftho democratic party upon tho rcl-
alive measurcs, and show Ihe cnligblcncd vicws of
govcrnment cntcrlnincd by oursouthcrn Democrat
ic brclhren :
' llaolvtd. That Concrcss is not conslilution-
lly cmpowcrcd to cliarler n National llank.
Ilisalved. That the crcnlion of such a corporn-
linn would bo incnmtiatiblu wilh llie rnlits of the
Slatcs, thc libertip.s of thc pcople, nnd Ihe wcll bc-
ing olour tnslitutious.
Ilciolrtd, That tho Indepcndcnt Trrasury law
is a wise, constitutional nnd cxpcdicnt measurc, ns
brneficial to tho Union as it is promotitc oflhe Iruc
intcrcsts of tbe Slatcs. , , .
Ilexoltcd. That as llio pnblio doinatn is hcltl in
trust foi the Slatcs in thcir fcdcral capacity, to di
vide tbo nnicccds of tbe sales thcrcof among the
States would he a violation of tho truit, and un
warrantablo by thc Constitiit'ton.
llcsolrcd, That thc proposed scIipuic of dilri
hulion is, in eflccl, nn n9umplion of thc tlebls of
the Slates, iifcorruptiiig thcir citizcns, nnd remler
ing the incmbcrs oflhe Confcderacy dupcndcnt on
thc bounty oflho crntral atilhorily.
Hesokcl, Tliat m Iho ndjustmcnt of tlio Tnrifl",
the ad alorcm principlo ouht to be upheld.nnd
llio dutics rcduccd us lowas is conipatibio wilh tho
cxpeiuliturps of nn cconomical governtncnt, pcr
furniing ils obviously constitutional functions.
Jlesolvcd, That ns thero is no difl'erenco in prac
tico bctwccti an c.xpnrt nnd import duty, a lax on
Wincs nnd Silks would hc a lax on lliu Culton,
llico and Tobucco oflhe South.
Jlcsah cd, That tbe Chairman of this mcrling do
forward a copy of thu forcgoing Hcsolutinns tu tlio
Hon. Williain C. l'rcston, accotnpanicd by a re
qucst, that ho would as carly as possible signify by
lcllcr, vvlicllicr, nt tlio npjroncliill I'.xtra Scssion
of Congrcss, or nt llio regular Session in Uccem
bcr nexl, slwulil tho qiicslion not be finally tlelcr
mincd at thc first mceiing, ho intcnds to volo for
thc cliarler of n llank of tlio L'nilul Slatcs.
llcsolvcd, That sliould Scnnlor I'rcsion's rrply
bc iu tho allinnativc, it sliall be tho duly of tho
Chairnian lo sunimnn wilhotit dclay a public incet
ing oflho citizcns of tbis I'arish, nt Kockville, tliat
such inp.isurcs may ho ndopled as the exigcncy uf
llic crisis will then tlcmaiul."
From thc ll'ashington (ilubr.
"I'noscnii'Tiox l'lioscuinF.n."
Stnalor 1'rciton.
Onc of thc ftdcial iournals of lliis city puts foilli
lliu following notice, side by sidc, in ndjoming col
iinms, wilh llio I'residcnt's pruclamation culling
Congrcss. Wo taku il llicrefiiie, n a quasi proc
Ininalioii, lo suniinnii tho spoil huutcrs into tlio
elcclioiiccring nrena, to asiist tho objects of tho
principal, by bringingn suitablo Congrcss togclhcr.
" A WOItl) TO Al'l'I.ICANTrf roil OtTICH."
"We haic nolicpd, wilhin thn last wcek, nnd
morc wilhin Iwo or three days, no smnll dissatis
ficlinn, that 'so litllo is duno by tho I'rcsidcnt nnd
Cabinct in dccidiug upon new appointmcnls. o
lakn upon us to say wnit wilh patience. Il isjoo
soon to 8tispcct, now tbat Gcnernl Ilarnson aud
lns ndviicrs aro tnirly in thcir scats, lliat llicy nac
fnrgolten thti liislory'tliat put thrm thero. Wo ns-
suro all wlioinlt niay cnnccrti, lliPro is no rcason
for it, Can it fur n inomcnt bo supposcd that tho
I'rcsidcnt would conscnt to mil in vcril that vait
orgunizalion that hu raistd him lo j-.oucr and
savtd Ihc country J 1 ur from it.
We sympathizo sincercly in lliat tinivcif.il pub
lic diitrc.n brought upon llie country by misrulc,
which has made it convcnient and dcsirabli for
many morcto tnjoy tvcn the ilendcicst piltance of
rJxccutnc patronu&c, man can oc accommotiai-
r.l.
We hclicvo ns a tnatlcr nf comtnon justice, that
llicy who have fought long and Inrd, nt n great sac
rilico to redcem tho couniry, now lliat it is rcdccm-
d. aro fatrlv cntitlcd Urft lo le consulticu tn Ihe
bc$lowmcnl ofqfflct, othcr thincis bcins tquat, and
thal thcy who u7n7e in oficc, tvinccd a dcsirc by
thcir cjjorts toviainlain thut rvinous anddcstruc
t'uc rcgimc, and uscd thcir injlncncc to that
cnd, arc so far from haring Ihc slightesl cluim lo
be conjirmcittn llicir piaici,inai u Kouutotman
iCesl i'niusticc for thosc who have svfl'crcd so lons
and to much to bc cxcluded to accommodadc or
gralify llicm.
Hcre. we think, is n dininction thnt must bo
drawn, a ru!c which must prcrail if Ihe country
ts to hc suvcd from a tolal dtsbaniltng ot pnrncs,
and an entircorg(inization."Jfadisonian.
rlicro nro sevcral strikme: cnnfessions tn lliu,
which conlirm tho rcmark of n Itoninn Consul a- ,
bout tha ditferencc in candidatcs "bcforc and aflcr
an cleclion.1'
1. It is cenfesped that "thc vatl organnalton
that has raised him (llio I'rcsidcnt) lo ;-otffr,"
was allogcihcr dcpcndent upon " 7ir spoils prin
ciplc" 2. It is confcsscd that many moro wcro tauglit
to cxpcct "comcnicnt and dcsirablc" rclicl from
tlm tpoils than "can bc accommodaleJ wilh the
slcn lcieil pillanccn of Kxtcvlivt putronagc.
.1. 't hat it "woulilbe manitcsl injusitce to thosi
who have tvfftitd so long and so much, lo bc cx.
cludtd lo accommodate or gralify them" that is,
thosc who wcre solemnly told belnrc elcction thal
llicy sliould not bo touched for 'opinion's sakr. to
malio rooni for thc party that denounccd spoils
liunling as tho curso and tuin oflhe Gnvernnirnl.
.1. In faco nf llio vow of tbo new I'rcsident at
rrcdcrirksburc. that he would bc ihe I'resident of
tlio natinn, nnd not of a party, it is prnclnimcd that
" a diHinclion must be madea rtile.lwhich must
prcvail, ifthe couniry is lo bt savcdfrom a Mal
lislanaing oi parites, ana an cmirc icorani-a-
Hon."
5. And finnllr thc pnbhc i iuformcd llmt"a
Iransfcr of nalronasu followi a chango of adniinls-
tration ns regularly as night tho day ;" that no
man could bc mado rrcsidcnl, cxcept on lliat con-
litiou ; nnd that " it is a patit of Tiir. com-
p a o t m tho prescnt caso.
What n cnnimcnt l us. upon the crv nl proscripl
ion ngainst tho lalo Democratic AdininiMrnlioris,
which ncilhcr in Congrcss, nor in the Ilxccutiva
oflicps, during tho Iwclve jpiiis, brought tho p.itly
in llm maioritv lo an eaualitv wilh tliat of the mi
nority, as rcgards tho numbcr of ollicci lield by
cacli
From thc Bnfftilo Rtpubtkan.
UXITE1) STATES UAXK.
Thc annc.xcd lcttcr copiedfrom thoN. Y. Amer-
ican, gncs Ihe rcsuil oi tuo nrocccuings oi uie
stockholders' mecting of tho 8th inst. Tho rcport
to which refcrcnce is made, is publisbed at lcngtlt
in Ihe city papcrs. It disclusrs morc ininutlous
Iransactions than wo had lliought possible. Ilvery
man conncclcd wilh the bnnk sccms lo h.nc lliought
its funds fair plundcr, and arlrd accordingly. I'rom
tho prcsidcnt down to tho clcrks, nll speculalcd,
drew out nioney to the tuno of humlrids ofthou
s.inds of dollars, nnd thrn bnlanrrd ihc acconnt by
tho asiignmrnt to the llank of Texai bonds nnd
slocks of lcss value. The omount of stocks and
loans takcn by llie llank during llio last four ycars
in the sctllcmcnt ot deuts, is inoro uiau iniriy-onc
millions of dollars. 'What institution could stand
undcr such a load.' Six of tbo old Iloard of Di
rcclors. havo vcry proprrly rcsigned, nnd ihc olh-
crs will ver' prouauiy imion uiuir ca.miii'.c.
Tlio abovc is from thc ndministration orgati in
this city. Could a morc pcrfcct confcsston be frani
cd than is hcre made, of tbc Irulli oflho chargcs
mado ngainst this mo.it cnrrupt and roltcn cnnccrn,
by tbo Krpubliran p.irtv fur the lat 12 ycars .'
And who is this prcsidcnt, that is hcre nicnlion
cdas ono oftho frecbootcrs It is Niciiolas
Itinm.K, wbo has bccn Irumpclcd lorlh by llio
fedcral prcss as thc grcatcst financicr nf thc nge.
Tlie man who was nt one tiino to bo Chanccllor of
tho Kxchcqucr undrr tho prcsent dynasly. . et
the rcport made at thc rcccnt mecting of tho stock
holders, show him guilty of little lcss than felony.
This man hs bcrn llic mnslcr fpirit, whn has for
twcnlv ycars guidcd tbe niovcmcuts of this " rtg
utato'r" oflhe currrncv. And it was for opposing
his wickct scbcmcs that I'rcsidcnt Jackson was
dcnounrcd as a tyrant-cbargcd vvitli tampcrine
wilh the currency and cripphng tho rciources of
tYtm nfitintl.

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