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TflEAGE,
MONDAY.JULYl, 18-M.
I'reemi'ii iliet-r Ihe IIickuiiy Tutt,
1 11 bloniu iu hon-jhs liuvo blitllertil Ihce.
O'er ti.II lliu Uml II liraiichca avc,
'Twas planted on Ihr. Lion'i gravt.
FOR PRESIDENT,
OFTCNNr.SSI'.E,
rou vici: luiKdiDnxT,
GEORGE M. DALLAS,
01' I'UXXSYI.VANIA.
STATE KLECTOltAL TICKET.
AT LAIIGE,
EDWARD D. BARBER,
NEWEL K1NSMAN,
For Ihe Disiricls,
DAVID P. NOYES, No. d.
Kei-p il beforu lliu I'coplc!
JVom thc Richmond ll'hielhelcading Ctayfaperin I'ir
einia.
"Tliefirl tlitit Mr Olayls .Miinn ofn frec Trmleman
u.lvooate n hu i ol'.i w ie :iml Itnisnmihle tnrlll' th m Mr
V.iu llnrt'ii, H lii'Ciimini! generall) know n Iu llie l'eople il
Ihe South, llh U'IIit ui l)r llruiiMiii (ihe Oenrgia lctir r)
iu nm-i''iit'in i! ol'tlie un'ust iritiois.n of lln- l.otofn.
c 'a .ind Ilii'ir vilo nttenipH Iu how lliut II iiininxlsteiit
Mr U'a former oplniuni, liai liml Ihe cfl'e.'l of lirlng.
Iu; TIIIS l'VOT loihe kniiwleilgf ol tliousinds, who
t'ormcrly wt-re not un iire of It."
iii:.uv t'i.A"STAUirr opimons,
Ailt.ND, tSfjit. I.'llll 1813.
TheiMiin niirt -tnh-latice ol wliut 1 rtiiiniw lo he the
true pnlic) ol the I'nllcd tiiuu-i, iu rt't-rl lo a Tiirllf,
mity lio hriolly lnleil. In cnnfunnily ivilli thc priHeifh
annnnneni in thr Ciimjirnmis'r .lct, I tlil'ik thal whativ-
cr Itl'VI'M'l; In nrerns.-irj lo an econnmli-f.1 aml IioiiikI
iiiiitliililr itloii of tlu- firncrnl (inveriiiimii, ouht lo he
ilerlted Ironi dittlci. Iiiimox'iI un forfli IninorlK. Aml 1
lielicve. llnt In estahlnlihiJ! a turiH'nl lhne ilut iox, Mich a
iliitnimniUnm uuslil lo lc inailenn wlll incvltnlally ul
I'onl rrninnntitr nroteftinnloour nalioaal Intt'rei-IH.
"I have. hI'mijs ln'iii oppo.ed lovUtal I rt-S'irilfJ n lligh
Tarlll." lltnry vimj.
"1 did NO 1' VOTi: for llip tarin"ori8i9,for uhloh.liow
evrr, j Ar I'an lliiren, (.'ol. Ilcnloii, Col, .I(Iiiimui,.Vi7,i,
H'd'rA.aail ollier", 1)11) VOI'i:. iiil II 1 rtmnrkntilt
thal frmn Ihnt vtrind M i-utiIoin in ('nii:r-i-i li.ive
hci n iliri'ctfil lo llie nillllJUTIO.V and miHliflrnlioii ol
Turllft. Tliif ln Idll, I UiMirlcil Ihnt Tarlll' uliirli
Cri'all reJucelainl iundilUil llio Tarilfof 1P28 liiMiniiirli
lliul ii wai Miiioi'il hj rrii-niiiilili- mrii ilmt 11 wonM or
ouglit tci i-ly lliu Niillillcrs cl South Carnlliin. Tlie
IH'il eirt 181 I brttitqht fortvard thr coTitiromiir.
iHrl "evcr w.ia ti I'uit ol 1 ri'jianliil ai n hij:h
'I'arill'. No mnri' rrvrnnr honM In- lctlcil lli in Is nm
tary to an rronoiiilril .nliiiiiiUlratliia ofllir iut-riiiiidit."
'I vhoulil hut! prtfern'i! thal Ihr coniproiiilsi' arl In all
il pari, iialliirin ilmlcs of 80 pcr ri'til, cotihl lonp hicu
lolliereil lo." Ittwy (!iy Ittttr lo M- Mtrriuiathtr
vfUmrcia, dritr Ocl.SA )8i:i.
Aiirii'nlliiri' nei'iN tiu irotrrlloii, lltnry clmj.
'1 votnl lor Iht! Tarlll ul IbIO, 1831, aml
lltnry Clay.
"Iillilnolvolc for tlic Tariir oriaiG aml Ife'.'l.
Ilrnri, V.lny,
"Siirh nTarin'ns Ihe Whljn iipporl wlll poi.cs prr
liiuni iic) uml flnliilily, a iitallit fir more r&M'tillal at.il
iinporlnnt Ihau a liiuh Tarlll', pni.liirlnc ilinsallrf.icllnn,
lluoliiallon uml uiircrlalnly,"fiiry Cnt.
"Il'llii'roinpronilau lc laviolalilv niaiiitaliiril n,Ij-l
TI1IXK IT oiiillT ro lir.." II. I'laj al IliiH'.ilo, '39.
'1 ain for alilillnj: y H' lrlnrliU" nf tlie rotnpromUo
ncl." II. Clny, In Sciiatr, Mirch 181!.'.
1 liroaalii liiruanl llie compromst." II. C'laj lo Jlr
Mfrrlwrlliir, Ocf. 1813.
"1 tlilnk tliiTo i no iliinccr u( n lilch tarlffhclng rvtr
i-slablUlifill Ihnt of Itt'll imintnlly (mrrn'ii? Ihnt
iltniiminntiWi 1 uas nol in roiuri'st wlicn It p;isi''l uml
llil nol volclnr 11, lutt wllli il hMors aml llie clrriun
vlatii'n llial iiavc lililh to It ain wcll a(iiiainlcil. Tlii'.v
wcretM'ff diicrtditnlile lo Aini rlian IccMnllon, and I
liope lor ll honor wlll ncvcr asaln I'urcpniiril.
Allfr my rdtirn In rnnarm In 1S3I, iny clI'urH vf rc dl
rcrli'il In ihe moillllratlnn aml rcduction of Ihe ralea of
(luly cunlniiieil in tlie acl oliH,
Mj nplnlnn thal tliereN nn ilanser hrrruflrr ol a llieh
tnrlir, I fii'imleil nn llieeMliflti; l.n l Ihat onr iii-iiiul'ic-HinM
have now t.ikrn a ileep root. In Ihclr Inlutii, Ihe)
'lieeilnl a greulcr ineaniireof prolei llnni linl, in Ihr) srou
nnil ailvanre, thi'V aninlre nri'iistli iitul htnlillit), aml,
ronit'incally, ulll rriilre m proteclloii." Mr Clajr lo
r1. 1'. Ilioa-on. riepl I3lh . I81'1.
.IIII'IT.Il-'ilN'rf OI'IMON or.vn OI.AY.
"TmMinli' Mr Claj an a polllli'lan, Mr .IrfTerann fnn
tntitly iiiniiileHril a slront! n pnsiianri', aml iiflen hiiIiI lie
NV.it nu'ri'ly UHili'iiIUI rralnr, wllhont anj v.ilnalilt kiniNvl
eiljjc Irom evperienrc or linl), or imy ilelermlneil pnlillr
prinoil'lci liiiiniled In sonnil pnlitir. il Krlence, illllcr prar.
llcal or lliconili'al." Tli M. Handnlili
"If grntlrmrn will nol nltoiv in In hme blnrk slm r
thrtjmml nllnw ui In hnt,r white ont'i fr WV, rannol
eiltoiirS'ric'in.and fiiiHounAortimlh.ivc ottr WIVCS
nnd IIAIKJII rnilri Ifnrk in Ihr kitchrn.
Hfiiry l.l'i), In tlic II. .S. Iloiisi' ol lli'p., reh. 1819.
DK.MOCRATIC SUIM'UR.
Agrciiably to iintice, tlic Dcmocralu of
Woodstock met nt Wliilncy's Ilntcl on tlic
cveningof tlie'llli inst., to partnkc of n
'coon siippcr.'Anil nltlinugli tlicstrccls ucre
cstimntci) tn coiitain ten or fil'iccn liiindrci)
coons on that day, onr host uns nol ahlc to
procure one wliicli lie tlceincd propcror fit
io st hcfnrc a dcnincrat, fnr tikc tlioir
principlcs, tliey all apppnred to tobcnlcnn,
.lank, li.ilf-starvcd, riiiiiilicit sct of bointrs
ns ovcr wcre sccr. togclbcr. It was tbounlit,
wlieu notice was given, tliat it would bc a
hardcitfp to -ct one MifTicicnlly pliiiup and
fat; for it is said tlint tlic animal h;is not
liad good succcss in his bcn-roost mnuraud
iii cxpcditlons latcly. Our farmcrs liavc
latcly bccn ilojin-; tlic bcast wilb Pnkc
llial tbcy placoil in thcir yards, wliicli it h
naid has liad an effect lo put biin soinc
wliat in tlic preilicament ol a boot made
witb tlie bair on tlic insidc. On belmld
mg tlic filtliy animal, tlic fccling of tlic
Jcmocrats was turncd into pilij and tliey
lct liim o(T williont molcstation. Tlic tabjc
bcing fiirnisliL'd by our host wilbcvery lux
ury llie pnlatc could wish, tlic varmint was
not inissctl.
Tlie company was jiist sncb an one ns
would bave done cvcry deinocrat's licart
good to look upon. It was composcd wliolly
of tlic liard-fisted and bonnst hearlcd mecli
nnics and laborers of our townjtbere wcrc
nonc of your soft-fingered, faint bcartcd,
silk-stockings, and aristocratic.sycopbanl
democrats; no, tberc wcre none of tlioje.but
Uiey wore tlic MCN of Woodstock sucb
mcn asgaincii our indepctidcuce, and their
dcnccudants. And tbougli most of tliem
wcrepoor in pursc, thcy werc proud in spir
it, and asscmblcd llierc "withoul fcar or
favnr of wvj man or stt of mcn," And wlien
thc namc of thc Prcsidcnt of tlie entertain
mcnt was announced by tlie conimitlcc, a
sbout and cbcct went up iliat friglitcned
wbat few solitary coons wcre lcft in our
village, ns bad ns tlic shotit which lic and
9
VOLUME V.
his com-patrints sent up GS years ago, did
tlie myrniidons of Hritish tyranny, It was
a noblc sight to sec that venerable palriot,
wlioso licad wassilvcred with tlic Irostof 87
wintcrs, at llie licad of tlie tnble, wbose
blood siaincil tlic ficlds of Bunkcr's Hill,
Monmoutli, Brnndywinc, Yorktown nnd
Stouy Point, It was a cbcoringvoice when
lie said to us, ''You nrc rigln! You are en-
dcavoring to maintain tlie priuciples wliicli
I fouglit to cstablisli! Succcss attcnd you!
And ns tlie venerable patriot sal tlicrc likc
tlie sun just sinking to rest afler baving
pcrformcd its daily missioii.castiiig its Inst
rays upon tlic fair ficlds of our eartli,
ic also, by his clicering prcsenco, was sbcd-
ding his now dcparting and most valucd
Ijc.uus upnn thc brigli! ficlds of dcmocratic
iberty. Also, by his side, sal another vcn
crablo patriot ol thc rcvolution, thoiigh not
n participator in its battlcs, giviug us his
testnnony that we wcre endcavorinii to
maintain tlie samc principlcs for which thc
patrints oP7G fouglit and blcd to cstablisli.
His licad was also whitcncd iviththc viinds
and rains of cighly years It wns truly a
uobln and plca.Miig sight to bchold thoseold
pntriots with us; nnd all (cparatcd that
night ilh a truer feeling of patriotism in
thcir hcrtrls, nnd renewed wnmilh aml en
crgy in thc dcmocratic causr.
Capt. .IACOIJ WILDER, nsoblicrof
thc Hcvolution, prcsided at thc tnble, as-
sisted by Col. Tiiomas Iti'ssr.i, nnd 0. A.
IIuvant, Ksq., as Vicc I'rcsidents.
Aficr thc clolh was rcuioved, thc follow
ing were read by Gr.ouui: l'Arrr.ii.sox.Toast
mnsti'r, asthestandiug toasts and drank
nnd respoiidcd to by ihe company. 4
REGULAR TOASTS.
Thr Unilitl Slntcs.A I?cncon to thc
world ns ii triiiniplmnt c.xnuiplo of solf
govcrninent uiny slin ncvcr descrt thc
principlcs of hcr rcvolution.
Thc ilay ire rdihratc. Mny cnch rc
turning nnnimmtry witncss tho cxtension
of principlcs for which our Fatlurs con
tcndcd in thc rcvolution.
Thc iiicmiiri of Thomns Jeffrrson. IIc
livcs, and in thc world's cyc,ns thc politi
cnl fnthor of his country biijiHsnl A
mcricu with constitiitiontil libcrty.
Our Govcriiwctit. A fair nnd micccs
full cxpcrimciit may its inllucncc con
tiuc to bc ll'li whuro innn is opprcsscd
until tyrants nnd thcir throncs nre crusli
cd bcucntli thc trnmp of frcciiicn.
TheiHoiilc, Thc 'eniiinc foundcrs of
powcr, nro thc only l'oundntion of u gi.od
uutl wisc govcrninent.
Amlrcw Jitchon, Thc bnivc soldicr,
Dcvotcd patriot, nnd chaiiipion of Amcri
fim J'rinciplrs.
Our country ,thc citailrl nfhuman libtr
ty, Muy its scntincls ncvcr bc ctiuglit
nupping.
Thc lilnrly of Ihr prcss. Thc Pnllndi
um of our libci tics nnd gunrdinn of our
rights. Succcss nttund its cHbi'ts.
Our frirntls icho cilibrutr. thc day
throitsfh thc Unitul Statrs. Co-workers
in thc causc of Fcdernl eiunncipntion,
may thny ncvcr bc wunry in wcll doing.
Poll; and Dallus. Mny thcir princi
ple bc us uiiivcrsiil ns its in ilucncc is
bcuign.
Thc lad'ics. As our gttrdians in youth
wc owc thein our grutitudc, ns our com
ptimons and .solncc in ycars.our highcst rc
gnrd, constnnt proicction and univirsal
ajj'rct'wn.
Thc regular toasts bcing complcted,
tlic following lctters wcrc rcad, which liad
bccn rcccivcd fiom tlic gcnllcmen whosc
naincs arc attnclicd, iu answcr tn an in
vitatior. cxtcnilfd to thcm by thc Com
of airrangciucnts, to bc prcscnt on thc
occasion:
FromRiv.R Stratir.
July 3.1, 18 13.
To Mu E. A. Ki.miiai.i., Dmr .SVr,
Your notc, of thc 1 st inst., inviting me
in your own nnme, nnd in bchalf of other
Dcinocmtic Citizcns of Woodstock, to
pnrtakcofn suppcr, on thc 4lh inst., is
rcsnectfully acknowlcdgcd. But, I niust
dccline a compliancc ivith your polilc in-
vitation, baving ncvnr llioiigli olten re
quesled to do it parlakcn of thc hospi
talitics of my friends, undcr similar cir
cumstanccs. I Imvc ncvcr bccn an nctlvc politician
nlthougb, from carlv life, 1 liavc uniformly
cntertniucd strong pol'uical prcfcrcnces for
the Old Jlcpublican, Ji jfcrsonian party,
iu all political contcsts. I hcsitatc not to
declarc to you, that tny vcry soul rnjoiccd
iu thc triuniphant clcctinns of thc m.i.ls
tiiiol's .Iai'kso.v, aud his patrintic and
accnmnlishcd succcssor, in thc chair of
Statc, Maiitin Van Buun.v, aud no
mcrc prlvntc citizcu could lament thc dc
fcat of the lattcr, iu 1810, morc sincercly
than mysclf. Wliethcr thc uctual rcsult
of that cainpaign, lias bccn auspicious to
thc intcrcsts of thc country, lct thc Coun
try dccidc in tho prescnt Presidcntial con
tcst. SufTcr mc, sir, bnrcly to add, that, whilst
I hold iu cqual rcs)cct the pcrsons and
pure moti-.es of all my friends, of thc
variotis political partics, I can never.fo long
as a drop of Democrnlic Blood circulalcs
in my vcins, unile with auy Party whose
Leadcrs and Prcsscs glory in thc living
illartyrdom of the oncc misgiiidcd, pcr
haps, but, noblc and truly Patriotic Ttio.M
af W. Doun. Shamc on the State, or
rrtedom of Iuqniry aitil
WOODSTOCK, TM8JKS1IAY EVSSXM'G, JULY 11, I 8M.
Country, which will sufler him to rcmaiii
in unjiist aud Revengeful Imprisonmcnt!
Iu hastc
Most rcspcctfully yours.
R. S'J'REETER.
Ain. E. A. Ki.MiiAu,, and others.
Tliccoinuiittcc proposcd,
Rr.v. R. Stiikijtkb. An honest and
fcarlcss rcpiiblicin and patriot his nnme
will evcr he cherislicd with rrspcct and nf
fection by thc friends of ccpial rights and
truc principles,
From Lucius IS, Pcck. Estj,
Alonlpclicr, July il, I8I I,
DrAii Sin Absencc from luiiiic lias pre
vcnk'il aucarlicr rcply to your f.ivor ol'ihe
23lh iillimo. I regret to say that circiim
slances ovcr which I havn no control, will
prevcnt my nicctiui' thc Democrats of
Wuodstock on thc cvening of tlie 'lth iust.
It would aflord inc grcat nlcasuro to bc
with you on that occasion: but profcssional
engagenicnls call nio in a dilTcrcnt direc-
lion. I liavc no tinio to say nnything in
relatiou to tlie intcreats of our parly aud
couiiiry.as a gentlcnien is now v'niting for
meiolcave towu with liim. Please to ac
cepl for yoiirsclf and prc-'cnt to vour fel-
low tlcinocrats.iny hest nishcs for your nnd
incir prospcruy.
l our ob't scrv't,
L. B. PECK.
E. A. Ki.miiai.i,, of Dem. Coni.
Tlic committcc proposcd tlie following
toaslj which was drank nnd hcnriily rc-
aponded to by tlin company:
Ltinrs H. Pi:ck, Eso. Thc nccom-
plisheil l.uvyer nnd able dcinocral an liiin
or to Vcriiiont sho uill ypt acknonlcdgc
and rcward his political inlclligt'iicp as a
taio'man, asshc has his ciiiinent nbilty nt
thc bar.
From llon, l.tri 11. Vilas,
Chelsea, July 52.1, ia.il
Diaii Siu : I liavc thc honor to ac-
kiiowlp.lgptlio reccint of your litvor of tlie
27lh ult, inviiing me "in bchalf oflhc Dem
ocrats of Woodstock to nartako ofn sun-
pcr lo he givcn nt Wliilnej'.s Ilotcl on, tlic
cvening of thc -1 1 1 1 of July inst."
Allow me to nssiirc you, that wcrc il
not lor n nrovious ciiirni-cmcut to nn clsc
wherc on that day, I would not deny my
sclf the plcnsurc it uould nH'oril me, to
itieci my Ucmocralic friends nt Wood
stock.on thc occasion tliey have sn kindly
int'itlill N'lm nnnutn.niL. ..f'M'. I
.......... Illv . m nt. 1-.I.UI iiui mn U 1, IMIIISllJUIt
and of Windsor Coiiiily. alihotiL'h in a
iniuorily, liavc for years contciidcd nobly,
iiiiu iiiiiiniiiiiic.i me iruc (lociriiic.s ol tlie
party; and it cannot bc otherwisn than
chccring, to ilicui, lo bc able to ilisccru
in tlic political horizon, that, wliethcr thoy
nrc iu a majorily or minoriiy, iu their oin
towu and coiiiily, thc L'rcat ttriiiciole.-. fnr
which thuy arc laboring, arc dcstincd to
triuinpli in llie Uni.ui, nt tho approacliinn
nalioiial clcctioii. Tnc Dcmocracy oftlic
Unilcd Statcs, whcn iiniicd, have ncvcr
bccn (lclcalcd; nor can llicy bo, so long
as iiiieingenco is uilluseil amoiii' thc innss
os, aud a palriolic virtup chcrisbeil iu thc
hcarli oflhc ppoplp. Thc exccllcnt w
lecliou lor a ttiiudard biarrr, nt tlic Balti
more Coiivcntion, has givcn new cnemv
to our causc, and ihe spirit ofunioti tlicre,
uiiimaieiy niaiiilcstcil, sccms to haiedif
fiised ibcll tlirou.'liout thc lcii"lh aml
brcau'th of thcland, proniiiing every Dcm-
ocrai 10 movc lorwarii iu tlic grcat work,
and inspiring liim with coiifidcnrc ol suc
ccss. But, whilc wc rt'joicc in thc pros
pect hcforc us in llie nation, lct us n.it
Ibrgct that our own belovpil Stato is undpr
thc rulc of n pnrty, which has long kcpt
thc inasses of tlic pcoplc in bnndage, aud
sacriliced ihe truc inlcrests of the Statc.
We niust not forgct, that thc whigs, al thc
Inst scssion ofthe J.egislalurc, by n party
diill, granied acts of incoriioralioii. irrc-
sponsiblc of thc action offiilurc Legisla-
lurcs, or Ihe will ofthe iieoole. nnd tlms
sct nt naughi a wcllselllcd principlc inour
Statc Legislalion. We must not forgct,
that thc Govcrnor, iu .S Inst nnnur.l
mcssage, recoininendeil thc nbolition of
our School I'und, sccurcd by our falhcrs
for thc coininnii school cdncatioii of the
childrcn ofthe Slalc, and ihati'-,' recom
meiidalinn was not carried out. for thc
sole reaion that thi! ftcprespiitalivcs darc
nol, llmi, loail thcir party with n incnsiirp,
sopalpablyat war with the truc inlcrests
of the Slate, but poslponed it, uulil a
morc lavoralilcscason aud, whilc, wc re-
joicc al our prospect of victory iu tho na
tion, ict us laDor lor tlic rcdpniptioii of our
own Slate, Irusling iu thc ititelligencc of
Ihe pcoplc to disccrn, and thcir virtucto
sustain, their own truc inlcrests.
Perinittnetoprcsent my thanks to tlic
Democrats of Woodstock for thcir invi
tation, and nssurc thcm of thc rcspcct and
cstcein of thcir Iricnil, and fcllow cilizcn.
Plcasc prcscnt the following sentinicnt:
Thc Dcmocratic Party Unitcd in prin
ciple, unilcd in action, victory is ccrlain.
LEVI B. VILAS.
E. A. KiMnAi.t., ol Com.
The committcc olTcred llie following,
which was rcccivcd with tbree-times.tlirce:
Hox. L. 11, Vuas Thc lcarlcss nnd
able scntincl of Dcuincracv in our cor-
rupt lcgislatuic bc h.is provcd himsclf
luiiniiii in un: coiiiiciis o our MatC tlic
dcmocracy of Xo.3,will do thcir bcs. inM5
to give him a chnnce to pn.vc liimsclf
lauuiui iu inc couuciis ot our liiition.
From Dr. Ira Davis.
Norwich, July 1st, 1811.
Denr Sir Your notc inviting mc, in
bchalf ofthe Democrats of Woodstock to
partakc wilb them ofan entertainuicnt on
thc -lth, was duly rcceived, for which ynu
will pleasc nccept my sincerc acknowl-
tho I'owcr of tho lcotu.
edguicnts. I regret that prcvinus arrangc
ineuts to attcnd the Siatc Convention on
that day, coinpels mc to forcgo thc plcn
surc of niceting you on that occasion.
It may not he iinprnper, howcvcr, that I
should submit n fcw thnughis iu relation
tothe gcneml snbject which now cugrosses
the ailcntion of the wholo Anierican pco
plc. We arc now just coinuicnciiig a cou
test, the rcsult of which will probably
scltle llie political character ofour gpncral
administration.not for n singlr Prcaidinlial
tcriit, bu; for a long scries of years. It is,
I lliink ovidcut that the pcoplc are fully
satislicd with one lerni of auarchy aud mis
rule, thcy are glutlcd tothe fnll willi thc
lulliienceol a Nalioiial Bauk. Bnnkriinicv
Distrihiition, Assiiiuption, aud au invi.li
ous I arill', and upon llio "sohcr second
thouglit," have dpcrecd the abdication of
fedcralism, aud thc rcsloratioii oflhc time
houorcd principlcs of Jeflcrson and Jack
snn.
Thc candidates presentpd by thn Dcmo
cratic iMitinnal convcntinii possess thc cu
tiro cuifideiicc of thc Dcmocracy ofthe
repuiiiic, aml tlinugli others uiight have
bccn more deeply in the afft rtions of thc
pcoplc, yct thcnoniiiiatioti has clTected two
imporlaut objpcls, iu silcnning llie altcnipts
ol scllcoiistitutcd iiiaiingcrs, to inaiiufac
ture aud control public opiuiou, nud nt
tnc sairc time prcscntmg to the pcoplc a
tickct which will rclicvc the naliiiii frnui
the thraldotnof whiggery and its inhcrcnt
corruplion.
Tho grcat majority of tho population of
our own iMountain Stalo arc csscnlially
T .! . I ll . . '
wi'iiiocrniiR, uui ueceivc.i iiyuic spcc.ious
pxlcrnals ol iiioilprn whiggery thcy have
bccn iudiiccd to abaudou for n time thc
faith of thcir vcnernble prc.lcccssors, nud
I !.! II
oavc iiccii ipcuing upon iiusus, nmong uo-
liiical hcrcticks, until uakcd aud half
starved, thcy arc rpttirniug nue afler anoth
er to tlie houschcld of their breilireu who
have kcpt thc faith. And whcn n can
didatc, whosc political vicws arc as sub
jixi ii) cunngc as uie iiiuar orn, wimsc
.1 i i .
sliirts are full ol blood, and whosc known
disrcgnrd for uioral rcclitiidn. is li'L'iblv
wrillcn iinoii every pagcofhiscxislciicc,
is iirgcd upon a nioral nud rcligious com
nuinily likc lliat of Vermont, it is morc
than probahlc thal party dhcipllnc will bp
iiisiiiiicicnt lo secure their support.
It is true, that whcn it is pnquirod of
Air tiny, "is lio capalilef" cvcry Amcricnu
cilizcn is ready to rcspoud nn nfiirmritivc
rcply, but whcn it is furtlur cuquirc.l
"hhc hnni.stV'tha chcck, cvpii of n hard
cidcr whig, is nianilcd with a bliish,
W'icii wc lake n rctrospcctivo plancc at
ihe progrpss of Dcniocriicy in Vermont,
and fuiil that our numhcrs liavc increaspil,
sincc the dispcrsion ofthe chnoiic dark
ncss, ofthe ndininistralion ofthe yoiingcr
A.lains, from n incru handfiil, iti a force
ornioru thau H 1,000 cllcciive mcn, wc
have cvcry encouragenicnl, siill to batilc
manfiilly in thc causc, of which wc have
liirhcrlo bccn jiisily proud. Again whcn
wcscc nicu of ciiiinent talciits aud cxicn
sivc inllucncu in nlinost cvcry stntfc ofthe
uiiion, who had bccn straniled upou tlic
shoals of whiggery in 1810, daily rcliirn
iug to thc Dcmocratic Slandard, we are
warranieil in thc conclii.sion, that the suc
ccssoftlm whig noiniiicc is problcinatical
evcu iu Vcrinont.
Pcrniit mc on this occasion lo r.nngrat
ulate llie cominillcc of which you arc thc
organ, aud tlirmigli thcm thc slcrling dc
mocracy of Woodstock, that whilc thcy
have slood likc scaltcrcd ears of wher.t iu
a vasl ficld oftarps, thcir numhcrs aud their
infltii'iicc havn bccn conslaiitly incrcasing.
Aud in conclusiou Ict me say, Ict your
w.itclnvord bc ouward and "yoii sliall rcap
iu duc limc, if yuu faint not."
With miich respcctyour ob't sprvant.
IRA DAVIS.
E. A Ki.miiai.i,, ofDcm. Coininitlcc.
By thc comniiitcc:
Dii. Iiia Davis. As a practicioncr,
lio, "Urarrcn"-likc, dcnls out dcmocratic
I'ills for thc rcciwtry of rcpiiblicuns, nf
flicted with tho "coon" plnguo of 1H10:
and likc thcheroic I'utmnn, will givo"tIio
inonsler" a falal Pokc iu his dcn, or
bringthc "tmd varmint" down to tho
"Cuy"-sloshcs of dcfcnt, whercvcr he
fluds him.
At thc conclusion or thelcltcrs, thc fol
lowing wcrc drank ns volunlccr toasts:
By tlic Cominillcc. Our Iiwalutionary
(lurstt Their naincs will evcr bc honorc'd
by a gralcful pcop Ic, as thcir presrncn now
honors us.
Capt. Wn.Dr.it, bcre arosc ami.l the
chccrs ofthe company, nnd said 11c was
an old inan.he had livcd longcnoiigh loscc
ihe UnilPil Slntcs au iinlcpctiilpnt uatiou
'ind that was morothan he dnrcd somcliiues
to cxpec.t 70 years ago. IIc nlludcd to
somc oftlic battlcs iu which he was engag
ed he had nlways secn thc principlcs
for which he siipposed hcwa-j tiipn lijtht
ing.niaintaincd by thc Dcinocmtic parly.
Iu conclusion he would say to lliosc prcs
cnt.ihat tlic principlcs thcy wcre endcavor-
lo maintain hc belicvcd wcre righl, and if
thcy but persevered thcy would triumph
ovci all opposition, evcu iu Vermont. He
should n.it probably mecl his dcmocratic
citizcns togelhcr but a fewiimcs more,
but he thankcd ibnm for (hrir kitid invita
lion for him to partake with thcm lliis cve
ning, nud would ollcr,
Tlic Dcmucriits nf Woodstock I'rw iu
numbcrs, yetgenemus aud powcrful iu ac
tion thcir opponcnts will yct fcar and rc
spccl thcm.
By a gunt Jamcs K. Polk a man
comparatively Vr known in this seclinu justice which nctunted thcm to liglil in
ofihi! nnion, but trcll known to ihe Con-; '70, nnd iuspircs them to tho advocncv
vcnlion who iiomiualed him, for his pro-;of Dcmocratic principlcs now, evcr bc
bity and firmness ot character, iu strivingjnn inccntivc to us to follow in thcir foot
to promote the good of his counlry. iteps.
NUMBER2I7.
By II. W. Kn.-lish, Eso. Gui. Dnnii
Ktilogg Tlie Dcmocrat, thc Patriot ani!
Statcsinan.
Col. Russei.i. beiri(i called upoii.rcmark
p.l, hc would say a word in rpg.'.rd lo the
convention ot to-day. We had secn iu our
strceis a party atttmpting to n-ct up tho
same exciiemcnt tolcad the pconle astrav
tliey did in MO it was not, howcvcr.jW
tlic samc as ihcn. for now their leadcrs
knrw thcy wcrc trangressing thc laws of
justice luit iu MO.soino (ifthpm.uo doubt,
thouglit thcy werodoutg God-scrvice, And
espccially iu laking a day lor such an occa
sion, in direct opposition to thc fcelings of
tlinsp w ho oaused it to bc hoiiorcd as a na
lional iiibilce.lictlmuaht Inoked verv niucli
iikc somcthiiig he had hcard of somewliere
about n man's "slealing the livcry of licav
cn to sprvc" a ccrtain e.udgel-fonteil gcn
ilemanin. He would ofTer tho following
sciilimciil:
Thr prrversion of thc cthhration of thc
th nfJuly inltia Vhig Convintionhkc
Adam's fall tho one nn original sin, thc
other an rrtraiisgrp.vsion.
By a Oitcst Mny our pnrty in rpfercnr.e
to thc approncliing Eleclion, "dplihpralc
with caiilion, nct with dccision, nud il
ncccssary yicld with graciousucss, but op
posc wilb firniness."
Hy .1. Hcckard.Esq. AndmrJarkson.
-Tho hero of NewOilpiinsjl'ntiiotism his
nrmoiir nnd dcath or victory thc shcpt nn-
chor of his hopc mny his uiiinllc fnll
upon our ncxt presulent, Jnnips Iv. Polk.
My l.ol. IliiHscll. I hc Dcnwrrary nf
Windsor Cuuntu Liko thc dinu'iond
pnssing through tho hnnds ofthe Lnpida-
ry, tho more it is rubbcd thc brighter it
sliincs.
E. A. Kimiiai.Ii, bcing called upon for
a seiiiiuiciit, said: Iledid not rise lo makc
tpcrch but he hclicved the time had
conic wIipii every man, calling himsclf a
dcmocrat, should be willing at any tinie,
aud in auy place, and uiider any circuui
staucs, to stand up and defend tho princi
plcs of deniocracy wilb vvhat little abilitv
Ciodhad givcn him. Ifa coiiipanv ol mcii
wcre rcnring a slriiclurc, it would not do
for a part to stand hack aud say thev would
do noihiiig becaiisc tliey wcrc not as slrnng
as thcir oppoiiculs or to slack thcir excr
lions becaiisc somc wily Saiiballat aud his
company were endeavo'ing, cithcr by strat
agem.or by falsehood, or by scoru at thcir
ipclilcncss, to intcrpose obstaclcs to its
ercction. INor is i: for democrats, any
more thau it was for Nchciiiiah and his
ailhful fcw, becaiisc tliey may be called
feeblc,' poor, or be simered at, and nro-
scribpiLpolitically and socially.by a haiigh-
h aml wealtliy aristocracy, lo say thcy will
lct thc work conc. I'or oue, hc should
fccl ashanicd of hinisell wcrc hc to rcfuso lo
defend the principlrs nf denincracv. wlit ii
called upon, from fei rofanv political encniv.
ii.. i f 1 1 ......
nt- uiicw iu ii oi a morc iiodic signt tn.iii
that ofnlouc iudivitlual slruygling agaiust
inc wavos ol potcrty aud advcrsily, nud
conibaliing innufullv aud learlcssly wilb
inc crrors oi pnpuiar prpjuilice ycar alie
)car, aml overcoiuing iheni all at last. So
it is with thc dcmocratic party of Wood
slock thev had long struggled agaiust and
iieni hack tlie wavcsol polnical lanaiicism
which at timcs had thrcalPiicd lo ovcr
whclm thcm. Of thcir firniness lo the
causc of Dcmocracy, thcy miirht wcll fccl
proud exaniplcs likc iheirs, had bpcn llie
ineansofcarryiiig deinocrals inolhcr towns
lo victory aml if thcy persevered, corrcct
priuciples would triuniph ere long, evcn
wilh tlii'in. Lct un dpiuocrat bc faiul-
hcaried. Suppoaing that venerable Dcnin
crat at thc licad of ihctable, aud his com
palrints had bpcn faint-hcarlpd (w years
ago, he would not now bcar lliosc honora
ble scars, nnd we should uot bc cclcbrntins
lliis anniversary, Who is llierc lliat does niii
fccl a slroug hparl aud truc sensc of tlie
justuess of his causc on bcholding such
nicu wilh usf I hroiigh him tliey had thc
principlcs of Democralic libcrty direct
from the i'ouxtai.v iikad it camc to thcm
through no branch pipes but direct from
thepnrc spring of Ri'publicanism, which
was piirch.iscd by his blood and t lio livcs of
his coui-pairiois. J-or one, said Alr K., he
lclt proud on this occasion, that hc was a
democrai.
On looking around the tnble. hc could
hut notice the classlhat werc .'lsscmbled
it was thcmech.niicsani! f.irniprs of Wood
stock Iip saw none of your c.iwn-pnpular
opiuiou daiwrruti, or dimocratii whh's
hut mcn likc thosc who gaiucd our imlc-
ppiidcncc, aud who wcrc to maintain it.
I rue, thcy wcrc calleil by the ncnlry coon
iirislocnts vtthnr lokah-foknhs. nnd iverp
(old tliey had no righl to thiuk and act for
thcmsclvcs in political mallers thoscpres
cnl.he belicvpd.carcd noihing for s.ichslull
but would laugh al it asthe giantoak nf
thc furest scoms thc feeble clforls of thp
brecze to bend it. IIc trustpd tho princi
plcs oftlic democralic parly wcre undcr-
slood by all prcspnt. Tlipn Ict us adto-
caic aud stand by thpin, continiicd Mr K.,
aud althniigb fcw iu numbcrs, lct us show
oursolves strong in heart. Aud hc asur
rcd, wc shail yct hear iheshout of a dcmo
cralic viclnry iu our own lown, and ou cv
cry hill and iu every valc in old Vermont.
IIc would proposc,
Thc Democrats nf Woodstock Wcak
in numbprs.yelslrongin hcarl andthough
not able at tlie prescnt time lo carrv t lie
citadcl of political corruplion byMorin.tlicy
will show to thrir botbcr Democrats ahroad,
that thcy are able to defend their own, a
gainst all thc assaults of fedcralism aud
cooncry combincd.
By A. Foss Thc Soldicrs of thc licvo-
lution. May thc snmc spirit of right nnd
By E. A. Kimball. Thc Deniocracy
ofNcw York Tliey laid their heart upon
thc nltnr of liherly, lo prevcnt thal nltar
from desecratioii.
V. Sweetiug, Esq., of N. Y. rcsponded:
lie iilludcd in a hnppy mauncr to thc unm
itiiiliou of Mr Polk, and the uithiltawi.l of
Mr Vnn Buren by his friends. Aud nl
tlinugli Mr V. B. wns deeply iu llie nflec
tions of i. Y. Democrats, there was no di
visiou nmong them hccnuse he wns not
uoiiiiiintcd. Tliey wcre all nnion nud en
thusiasiu thc names of Polk nnd Dallaa
wcrc sweeping the Slate like wild-firc
i. Y. was pcrfeclly snfcfor Jr.mrs K. Polk
and George Al. Dallas by an oter'.vhelmn-
iug uiiijoriiv.
Jle would ofTer,
Vtrmont, Altbounh thc Crtw-colorcfl
clnuds of cooncry nnd fedcralism now
111111-,' ovcr hcr, mny thcy bc Pol;id nside
in Novcmbcr by the gladning t0;i of Dc
mocracy.
Jly Capt. Wilder. Thc Frcnch Nalinn:
thcy helpcd m gnin our independcnce, for
wiiicii may ihey evcr receivc our rcspect
inn i!raiun(ie.
Ry S. I). Churchill Jamcs K. Polk.
A l'hilanthropist and scholnr, a Stntes
innn and Patriot, n Dcmocrat of tho
school ol'Jcfferson, thc cnndidute oftho
IJcmocratic pnity, nnd thc choice of thc
leopic iu '.14,
Mr. Patti:iiso. being called upon, said :
lie had been called upon for nscniimi'iit.
nd alihouih it wns with the iiiinnst diffi.
dencc that hc rosc to ofi'er one, lie could
not refrnin from makiiiiia sincle remark on
ihe good feeling nnd enihusinsm mnnifested
hy lliis litile bandof truc-hearted democrats.
He fcll proud, aye, his heart ovcrflowed
ith sensations of i'ov, to know that we had
oiip, nt leasi, iu onr iiuinher who ngrced
itu us iu poiiucni seniiiiipul, nnd who hns
tood thc test ihrough all thc chnricps and
nirigues which fe;leralistn has ever ndopt-
to eiiticc men Irom ihe iruc priuciples
dcmocracy, nnd tn dcccitc thc neoule.
is was thc casc in 18-10. h thcir vells of
hard cider, Ing cabius, coons and liiiuibug
jcrips, which have been rcuewcd iu this
lown to-day, lo iis dis-rrnce. He reioiced.
lie said, ihnt wc had onr at our fcstive
Imard who is a remnaut of that braie and
patriotic band of hcroe'i, who, in thc days
ihat tried iupii's souls.liriuly contcndcd for,
niii uitinialcly seciirp.l ihe pnvilrges which
wc now eiijiiy. Wccanuol honor them too
much: wc can ncver nav thein ihnilolu nf
ralimde we owc iIipiii ; hut we man nin
ihem our highcst recard, and psleeui lliem.
as it becomes us to honor nnd esleeni thc
truc hcnefaciors of niaiikind.
In conclusion, hc oirered :
Thc Sotdiirmf thc Ilivoliilinn. -Tlie Pnt
riots who fnught nnd bled in hnllle, that
thcy migbt Iransniil to thcir pnsterily thc
privilegcs of political and rcligious liherly.
.May thcy ccr livc in the heart of cvcry
iruc Anierican.
By a guest. Frec trado, cqual rights,
nnd n fair protection to thc honest mc
chanic, inaniilacturcr nnd wool growcr.
not an c.xclusive protection to nn ul
ready too optilcnt chnitcrcd coinpnny or
sct of proprictors, who, at any time nt
their plcnsurc mny rcducc to iniscry nnd
niin thcir industiioiis operutivcs, by
whosc cxertions they hnvc riscn to opu
lcncc, for the snkc of spcculntions wherc
by thcy mny still fuithcr piirich thcm
sclvcs hy tho swcct nnd lnbor of thoso
vcry opcrntivcs.
By n dcmocrnt. Thc Strigc Drivrrs
of Woodstock. Nnliirc's noblcuicn likc
thc sun coining out ofthe clouds of dark
ncss, thcy nre coming out oftlic clouds
of hard cidcr-fcderalisui which hung ovcr
thcm in 1810.
liy NV.G.Pnrkcr-77- Court of Vind
sor County a p'ntnrr ugly to tho sight
oftlic pcoplc our next Legisluturc will
iciiiovc it Irom thc I'ront hiills nf imlilin
Ijuttice, lo thehnck-kitchcn ofpublic cow
iu miimion,
By E. A. Kimhnll. Jamcs K. Polk-'Vho
pcoplrs' choice in M 1,-he will givo
cooncry a Polkht!- ihnt will kccp it qtiict,
for thc ncxt hnlf ccntury.
By L. R. Bnrker. Coon pill pedillcn
and Laic-cipnunilcis One will robaman
oflife nnd libcity, thc other, ifpossiblc, of
body and soul.
By ii. J'attcrson. Mir .. Who
iu lti-10 siing so haid for "Tip and Ty,"
has hnd tho dark clouds of fcdernliiii so
removed from hcforc his cycs, that hc
hcgius to sec thc clcar day light of Dcin
ocmtic libcity.
( By Col. Riisscll. Jamcs K. Polk.
Thc Statcsman nnd thc Dcmocrnt
IIc will provc tollcnry Clny wbat thc
icondin pokc. is to thc unnilv henst.
By 0. A. Biynnt. Tn'as- Thc lonc
stnr "oftlic South" no wondertho coons
fenrhcr rc-tinion to thc Slntcs ns shc
would no longcr provc a .sr7r to thoso
dcnr lovcrs offiecdom, who have such a
drend of prison bolts andbitn.
By M. C. Johnson. Thc Coons
Though thcy now mnkc their bmgs, nnd
dotc upon tho Klcction of II. Clay, yct
iiL-iiL-iiui iiiu iiiiiucncc givcn Dy thc strong
and iiinv.'iveiinc nrm nl'ti-ntl," .,-,,, ;li
and uiiwavcring arm of truth,' wcwill sco
thcm gasping bcnenth tl eir shamcfiil
and polltitcd humtnockplcading for qunr
ters. By a guest Ilinni Clau Thc vilo
nnd prolligutc politician, Dchniiehec nnd
night Gainblcr. The cnndidatc of tho
coons.
Ry Z. Dutton. Thomns JrlhrsonUs
nnme will he cherislicd as long ns rcason
is lclt to mcn.
Ry M. C. Johnson. Our principlcs
l'hc principles of Truth nnd Enualitv
may wu evcr kccp and maintain, ndvo
cnte aud practicc thein.
By ngucst.-f cuhsizinr nljicc-holdtrs
and stump speediersLWic thc Ox who
knows his nwncr, and thc Ass that knows
his niasler's crib.
It
sruuADs. Larcc aud enthusiaslic
ralification niecting, are beinir held in all
parls of thc country; wc can'l givc par
liculars. From the North, the South, thc
East, and ihn West from thc ccnlrc of
thc Union from all qiihrtcrs aritc the
enthusiaslic shouts of the dcmocracy, in
favor of Polk and Dallas. Thc democrats
rejoice thc whigs grom!
Thr Riii.ixn Passiox Stuoxo ix Dcath
It is confidenlly asserled by thc know
ing oue?, that llie Baltimore convention
madc thcir nnminatinii iu r.ommisseration
fnr thc fato ofCiay iu ordcr to soothc liim
in his political deathlhroes next IS'ovrmber
with his favorito gnuio ofPoi.Kr.it,

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