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J3USINESS CARDS.
O. A. HltYANT,
Ueilerl n niis1Uli,Preiich, ninl Anicrlcimllrj Clnom,
W, l, nmi.liijiiiul (irncerlcH,
Crockory, (ilmn atiil llnrd Wnre.
Rlm Strert,
HIKLI.ISII & HI.ADH,
onLcnsiN n.oiiR, w.i. noni).s.v(moccni:8.
AI S" C.VTNTI.V IIS II ANII,
1iiii1t3,c0xi'u0ti()nauy,sii.m.m1:h pmnksani)
ucfki:siimi:nt.s.
CliNTnl,STREET,01'l(l31TEVIUTNEV's llnTBL,
Oeo, Mklliiii, (Jkii. II.Hunu.
AI.lJHItT KIXC, ahknt,
Al his old Sliind lakly occupkd by
3. r;. Tiiinnu:
nnAi.nniNFi.nuit w.i.noons ANDnnooi:uics
CONI'K(JTIOAllV,HIIMMi:il HIIINKrt, ANI
ui.iuiou.ilu.vlH,UO.STA.TI.Y O.V IIAM)
CKNTKAI. K ntKKT. 223
W
ItllSSKI.I. AcCI.A K IC.
a TniuuKnits an i .1 i: w n i, i, r. n s,
orriwiTK wiiit.nev'k iiiitki.. centiiai, stiikkt,
It, II. I1A1I.HY.
M.inuructurrr nlWlvrr Hpoons nnd Sprrlarlr nnil Deultr
iii jewt'iry, tiiuirry nnil i iinrj liuoin
Wluilenilu nnil ltcliill, 209
Opppwten'hilncy's llote,! Ccnlral Slrccl.
lir.NltY IIATCII.
Oiif dnor uuA of Uninn llall, Clm Slreet,
ti s, cnp i-E n, a n n h ii n e T inox wiirker,
BOOT & SNOi: MAN'IJl'ACTOItY,
jom. n.vro.v.
Ccnlral Stroet.
TIIAIXS II. U'lNN,
TAii.on,
Saint door wilh A". Randall.
MICIIAIH. AlYKltS,
T A I L II II.
Ovtr J. C oll a mer's OJIice,
Rlm strrct,
H. W. S3UTII, Tailai;
Ovcrr. C, Itoiililiu'a nlllct', npposlicIliii-K Stnyp llouye,
i.imii.iiw, vr. nv
U'lllTNT.Y'S IIO'IT.l,,
C o r n e r of K l m and Ccnlral st rects
Ii v S. V II I T V K V.
i: a : r, u n o t k l,
ltv i. n. ai.dun.
ciiiivf.ii oi' siinTH A.in reen htrekis,
ur.xiiY
MAItSll,
HmiCANiiSifiN imi.v nn, ai.o iu:it.r.u is carriaoes
ami VkiiMsii ny hvKiiv uociiirrin.v.
(' I! X Tlt A I. ST It IJ V, T .
tt'ITT Ai Sf'HTT.
I' ilnlera, nnd deulers iiitJln,lrimd Unrrlugcs nfiill klnds
CFAT1IAI, 8TRKKT.
.iosuiia Mnciim.i.,
c a n n i ; i; a n i s i. i: i a n - M a k n n,
II I n II HTI1K1.T. UC
ci:oitf:i: risniOR.
Ninnfacturer of, antl drnler in enbinet furniture ot
tvrry oryvripuiin,
rii'is.inl Slrrcl, 218
I) II. II. It. I'A LM K It.
Odlcela llie llnck lllook oppnilio Whitney'a,
cnvrini. sriiEKT,
S. J. A filiKN, 31. 1).
PHVSICMJV JIA'I) SUHGEOA',
Olllee oppnillii Wliltnej 's llnicl.
It. II. KI3IItAIiIM
Jllncksmith,
suacKssou to i.onKNzn rnATT.
"RIIIIVIl Tlli: CllRNER." Illnil STRKI'.T.
U. O'llAltA,
II I. A C K S M I T II.
Crntrnl s'trrel.
I.IVI'.RY STAIlI.r,,
II Y A I. II K K T I' A 0 K R U.
Caurt rff,
COIiI,A3ir.U .fc HAUIIUTT,
A 1 1 o r n o y s n n il Cnnnollors n t Ii n w,
Klm Slrccl. 1SU
J A c o n C n i. h A M k n . J a m n s II a n u r. t t
ii. i'. 01iA.vni4r.1t .v 1:. II. IIII.I.I.VCS,
Attornoya and Ununsollors nt liiv,
Ctnttnl Mrtrt,
TltACV Ai CO.VVKItSI
A llorneys and Counscl lor .1 atLuv
Oillcenvrr lliolliink.nini Slrcct,
L. A. 3IAUSII,
ATTOUNUV AND CnUNHKM.OR AT LAW
Crntrnl ilrrrt.
STOUtJlli'ON & I'lIltSON,
ATTortNnva ami couNsni.i.ons atuw,
Chalcr, rt. 8i
It. n.SrilUHIIO.N. I. II. I'ERSON.
Bl'i!rencci! HN r.xccllency II. IliibburJ, Cliarlemo wn,
N. 11.
Ilnn. IMmuml llurki-, cwporl, X. II.
iVith'l I iillerlnn, i;iq,
l!li. IMiniin.U.INn. f """"'1 '
( 111. ......... v
fli'nrnv W. l.i'WK
Mcir lliillironk Carli r A: rn
llotlon.Mii
' I, Diinlnrtli .V
tiid.s. iiAUTi.r.nvin. .tciiMti.i-.s ii.n.irniiinn
AttornltiiConnitlliinitnilSiylicitariiln Chaucery,
at i.vnmv, vr.
XT V ttem! tlift rdipprlnr (.'nnrliln llio counllen nfO'ili
ilnnln, nm-x, Orlf iiii' iiiul Vinhtii:tii. l'M-if
Itl.ODfJI'.TI & UT.YMOUI'II.
AT'J'O 11 X K Y S A T 1. A M'.
lluthcl.Vt. 2113
I). C. fli.nnor.TT, I). I'. WnvMni'rn.
IIIJ NT ( ) N0()N V. S ,
attoiinevs ami rnuNr.i.t,nn at i.aw.
Chehc.t, VI.
A. 1'. IIunton, 203 I'. C. Jo.vks.
.1. S. ItCKAXT.
Atlornty nnd Cnun e 11 or a I L n u
(M iln Hlrci'l)
WIXKi'OH, VT.
y. it. sTitr.ri'i'.it.
Allorncy and Counulkt ul I.nw,
IIAIt.VAII 11, VT.
llfi
J. (I. IIAU'KIX.S,
Allorncy nnd Counullor at I.aw,
1KI.CIIVM I.K, VT
SAI.MflN viur.s,
ATTOIIXUV .V COI'Nsni.1,011 AT I.AW
JOHNSON, VT.
j. r. ur.ANr.,
Allorncy and Counscllor al I.aw,
IJAVK.NIIIHII, VT.
105
sA.Miir.i.n. imium:,
ATTORKEV A N l C 11 I' N s E L I. Cl R
WI.VDSDIt, VT.
I. A W,
90-ly
KICIIAKDSON.t NICIIOI.SON,
Al lo mt v , n ' On n n 1 1 In r j at Lac
(:liflfr,Vliidnr(!nnn(y, Yt.
N HlcilAiuiinir. ffi A. A. Niciini.inN.
SI.WAI.I.ri'I.I.AU.
ATTO 11 jYIJ V AT I.A IV,
LUDLOW, VT. 18 My
ntr.nuiticK o. koiiiiins,
A T T o It N H Y AT Ij a w :
i.UDLnw, vt. 157-ly
WAIiKmt.VcSIiADi:,
Alloineyi nnd Conntcliort at Law,
noi'ALToy,rr. us-ir
R,WU.KEII .W. M.AtlC.
DUS. I'AICH.V PA1.3Ii:it,
PIIi'SlCIAXS A.Yl) SlfllCIWAS,
tT.M iy bcfunnd nl thrlr rc'pccllto ilnrc nf rcldi-ncc.
iik rur.i., vt. iw-iy.
DAUT.MOIITII HOTUIi,
ii v I'AiiKr.u Monsn,
HANI)Vi:ll, N. II.
80
JA3IHS TAI.r.ANT,
DKAI.r.lt I.V
wcATiNounnoiH ni rMii,v nnocnmnK,
Ul.nifc Wliir.timl l.ii'inr,
a it a i x, r i.ii i; it, .vc.
Of R DOOIl KOOTH OFTIIC rilrn.VIX IIOTKt,,
OONCDBII. ti, II. 7My
Xr'nnlcr(r.ilncd Hpr.RM CHi. or the Itrtt Oualitu
miiiiih hni.nl Hr.TAlL, iirby thn llinnp.i..
Ai'fsi.'srrs ii a vk.v,
Vhole4lp nndreHildrilir In W. I. !i"l,Ten,rrull.
Winei. Ac.,nlin,Aliirp, Fiirnllnrr, Ac.
fln noon sdutii nr.iniir atat c ktrekt,
tlnntp'lirr,!'!, 182 ly
THE COON IIUNTEIl,
runusuci) cvkiiy satiiiiuav .MoitNi.vn at
Tiir. firnn: or thi:
WOODSTOCK AU,
elm Tnr.r.T, orroniTr. Tiir. nANK,
Woodstock, Vt.
Thr firnt nnmhff of'Tlin COON IHINTntt" vi l.
rnrA Ihe 6th nl Jnlr,nd wlll he pnSII.nl tlll the rrimi!
Tue d.ij In Nnrcinher, nl the rolloln5 0w Itrnn, rat
alutyt in aiinnee.
TF.tlMB.
5eorleenttooneddrei, Sl.00
n ' ;; Vno
23 " " B.M
K0 " " lP.ro
!. " " SO.nn
KoiiirriptlnnrerelTeilrnr lc thfln lle rapl(i,r(.
ffpl nhrn lVfn nt thenulce. Pnymtnt uiml in titru
eatt b' mait In airnnee. nnd frte of rotlatr.
XT Potmter, IlemocMllc'Uommltlers, nnd mth In-
ciTnmi nrmntni wnioDiije ai liy Jf ling tr nt.
VOLUAIE V.
THE AGE.
MO mUY, SErTKWUER IG, 181.
Kccp it hdm llic Pcoplc!
VRKMOXT COO.NS A.) IINXKV C'liA Y
0. V Sl. IVHIIV-. !ti:,MAIUC.UJI,i; ISIA1I-
1. Aitirvoi''(ii.vio.vs!
"Xnw, in In IHIO.ipc eonlrmlnr tlir Jltor.lTIOKn
llic(ll)()ll!ililllliiliiiiiiiriloiiifllc SI.AVUUY liy nn'y
miil uvcrj Uoualiluliuiiiil iiit'iuin.
The late Cnon Slnlc Addrrsi,
"Mr I'rcsldrnl, il U nnl Iruv, nnd 1 UIMOIui: tliat It U
nm iriii-, lli.it eithtr nflhr tivo srent piilitical imrlirs in
IMi r.mtntrij hnt nimiti'sisn or nim ntabolition. 1 nlionld
IIIICI'LY I. UllIX 1' il ll it wcro irui'."
Ilennj Clay, in thr Sennlr, Feb., 1819.
'Tttoliiindrrd )niriol lfjllnllnn linvi'anrtiiilaiii
sanctijkd nrsin hlnc lupinpirl) ."llntrti Clny.
cr-.foira, J li'il we ri'g-ml lliu iihulitliiii ol Klnvrr) In Mio
llmriclnj (.oumMiiiilnl Inrilnr) nl I lnrlila iis wllliiil
thi.' prmli'ici' und riiiKillntwniil pmwr of nnil
Iiiul ni' niaj iipiin lli u loil llii' prnprlclj ol'lu spccdj
Rl'iilltlou lu tlie DKtrict nnd TiTillnry. Introducid and
Kiiktil by thr Cunn oflhr Leisistaturt.
" nm a son of I'irsinin nml n nlnvr-holdrr of Krn
tuatj,nntl I iiuuld auffir thr TOIlTHItnS OF THI! IN.
UPlritTln.V brfurr I ivnnlil n liill lnnins; fnr (. Wi.
iict the .WOUTIOX OF H I. A I' K Ii V A' VK 1)1.1
TIIICT (oriJnliilnhin,) or in A.W M A N l L II CII'E
COUXVENAXUi: Tl) SUIIJIXT.
llcnry Clay.
"My ni'sroesnri fat nnd sleck." llenry Clny,
.70. SMITII TO 11ENRY CLAY.
The " Nnuvoo Timcs nnd Scnsons," n
IMonnmi papor, cniitaincd a corrc.pnii(-
(loncc bclwruii Jo. Sinith llic iMormnrt
Lcadcr ami lleury Clay. Not long prc-
viiiiis, Jo. Ii.kI iiianilesicd n dispnsitKin to
support Clay, lnit liavin addrcsscd to hini
ccrtain qnurics as to tlio coursc lio would
t;ike touards the Monnoiis should lic hu
clectc-il, liis reply was uot sntisfactnry to
Jo. who consecpicntly wrotn n Ioiijt Inuer
iu which he cruicizod IIr Cl.iy's lcttor,
ntl liis condiict tis a blalc.iiiaii, vcry sc-
vcrcly. It is suppnsed tliis lcttcr wa onr
caiiPd of tlic c.xccssivc exciti'iiicnt rpccnlh
maiiifestfcd against Smitli, and tliat liis ns-
sassination was liaslcncd 111 00115001101100
I'hisis likcly, for o kuow tliat Mr Clay
has inaiiv friunds ainoii" the moro lawless
:ind rccklcss of coiinniiiiily. For thcsc
roasous nnd nt tlio pariicular rcipio.-t ol'
simdry porsons, wo are indiiccd to copy a
pnrlion of Smith's Irttcr, ns it appcar iu
llic "Tinics nnd Soasoiia" of .lniui 1st.
S7c Scntincl.
"In votir Jiiswor to niv quosiinnp. lasl
all, thnt pccnliar taot of lumh'ru politi-
11s, deolarini;, "; mm vrcr cntcr 111I0
llinl high office, yoxt mtisl gi) inln II frcc
ami nnjtltirtd, wili 11a guttranltj liul siich
tts are to bv. drairn from iioiir nholc lil'r,
hnritcttr und condurt,' so niiich rosomliles
1 lottcrv vcndcr'.s hicn, wilh tlio otldoss
of "oiid Itiok Mittiuir 011 tlio car of lnrluno,
ii-straddlo ol tlio hnrn ol plnnty, and driv-
inij llic inorry stocds of hoatitude, wiihniit
rcius or liridlo, tliat I caiinoi liclp p.xclaiin-
ing; 0 frail inan; wlnt havc you dnno tliat
can rxalt yoii?Cnn any thiiicliodrauti from
your life, clmratler nr cnntlnct tliat is wnr-
hy of lieniii huld up 10 thujjn.c nf tliii nn-
tion ns n nifidol ol nrtitc, rtitvtiij antiins-
dnm'l Ayc voii i:nt n lottcrv piclurc nith
inorc. than Iwn hlnnks to a prior Lnave
inaiiv t lii irs prior to ynnr Ghcnt troaty,
Int 1I10 unrld look at thal, and ec wlmrc
is tlio uisdnni, lioiinr and pnlrioiim which
oii"ht to havc charartcrizcd the plenipn-
icntinry nf ihc only frcc iialinn on oartli?
ouartor ofaccntury s iicnntiatiiin to oli-
tain our ricrhtson tlio iiorih-oastorii IhhiiiiN
nry, nnd llic tnollcy maiinor iu wluch Orc-
ron tricsto shinc as Aincrinan torrltory,
couplcd wilh votir prcsidciitinl rnco, nml
cninc-liy-chanco scr.rctaryslnp, 111 1SQ.".
all 20 to cnnviiico llic frioudn of frccdom,
ic iroldcn nalriots ol .lcllorsoiiian dcinoc-
raoy, froc trado nnd sailor's rihts. nnd 1I10
nrotfintorsof iiorsons and propcrtv, thnt an
hnnnrnhlc war is hcttcr than a dishonora
lilc pcacc,
Apnin tliis is not nll: rntlicr than slmw
yoursolfmi lmncst inan, by cunrnntpc
iiistii thn pnoplc whnt you will h in onsc
you should ho olcctcd prcsidont; 'you
can ontnr into no cnnpcmnnt, mnko no
promiscs, nnd jjivo nn plctlfrcs' n to wliat
you will do. Woll.it innvhctlmt snino
hot licii-'cd pnrtisnn woultltnkcsiinh nntli.
iiieuriniiisin upon trust, liut scnsihlo mnn
nnd nvcn Indics would thinlc thcninvcs
insiiltcd hv snch nn ovntimi of coininp c
vcnts! Ifn tcinpcst is cxpoctcd. whynot
prcpnro to incnl it; nnd iu thu lnngiingc
of tlio poot oxclnini:
"Tlion li't lli lti.il rninn; nm! wi'.ncss lliou,
lf Iprrnr lm tipnn inn; if I liriiil
Or f.illir in mv lrpnlli In innot tlio slnrni,
Wlicn liarJcJl it lii'scl mo?"
Truo crcntnoss ncvcr wavcrs, but whcn
tho iMissonri comprnmrso was cntcrcd in
to by ynu. for the bonofit nfslarrry, ihcrc
was 11 niiphty shrinlnc;c nf irrstrrn Iwnnr;
nnd from thnt dav, sir. tlio .stcrlin Ynn
kco, tlio Ftnipplinp nhnlitinnist, nnd tho
stnunch J)cninornt, wilh n larttc niinihcr
nf tho lihcrnl Whia. hnvo mnrkod ynu
ns n hlachlca in pnlitics, bccpins fnr a
clinno.0 tn shujjlc yonrsclf into tho Prosi
rlontinl chnir, whcro ynu miht dcnl oiit
thc dostinios of onr holnvcd cnnntrv for
n pamc ifhrnsr, thnt would cntl in, 'Unrt;
from the tnmbs 11 dolifnl smlr., Slnrt
not from tliis picturo; fnr your wlmlc lifi),
chnractor antl condiict' havc bncn spot
tcd witb doods tliat causc n blush upon
tho facc of a virtnnus patrint, so vnn
must bo cnntcntcd in your lot, whilc
nrimc, cownrdinc, ciipiditv nr low cim
nitiK liavo hnntlcd ynu down from thc hiah
towcr of n statcsinan, to thc black holc
of a camhlcr. A man that ncccpts
n challcnpc or fiplits n ilucl, is nnthiiiff
innrc nor lcss than tnuideror. for hnly
writ dnclnrcs thnt 'iclwiorrmlicds mnn'.
Unndjiu tnan shall hls hlood hc. fhcd',"
nnd whcn in thc rcnowncd cily of Wash
ington, tho notorious Hcnnj Clay tlroppnd
from thc summit ofa Scnator to thc sink
I'lcetlom of Inqiiiry nml
lVOllSTOGK,TIIIJKAY BVKWBIVfi, IIIKBiR 19,
of a Pcnuiidrel, to shoot at tlio clinllc liuc
ofa Randolph, ho not only disrnccd his
own fnmo, fninily nnd fi icnds, but ho pol
lutcd tiic snnotiini snnctoriiuiof Aincricnn
glory; niidlhckingly bhickguurdsthrmigh
out tho wholo world nre pointinp tho fin
ger'ofscorn nt tho hoastcd "asybiiu of tho
opprcsscd," nnd hissing nt Aincricnn
Matosinen, hsgadhwin vaguhnntk and
mimhrirs, holdini' tho olivo br.nic.li of
peace 111 nuc liand, and thc pistol ofdcath
iu tho othcr! Wcll might tho Savior rc
buko thc hoads of tliis nation with wo unlo
scribcs, Pliarlscts, hijpocrilcs, of tho Uuilcd
Statos govcriinien:, aud Cougress, with a
fcw liontirahlo cxcoptious, hnvo gonc thc
way of Cain aud must pcrish iu thcirffaiu-
snyings, likc Korah ruid his wickcd hcsl.
And lioncst incn ot cvory cliuic, nml tlio
iunocoiit, poor, and opprcsscd, as wcll as
licnthcny, pagans, aud Indiau.s, cvcry whcrc
vMio coiiiii lnit liopo tliat thc trco ol lilicrty
would yicld soine prccious Iruit fnr thc
huiigry liiiman incc, and shcd soinc hahny
lcavcs fnr thc hcnliiig of nalions, havc
givcn 11 p all hopes o ctpml riijhls, of jtis
ticc aud jiidgincnt, aud of truth nnd virltio
whcn such pnllulcd, vnin, hoavcn d.iring,
Imgus patriots, nro forced or II 11 11 2 into tho
Imiit rank of govorniiiciit, to guidc thc
dcsiinics of inillious. Crapc thc heavcns
with wecdsof wo; gird thccarth wilh snck
cloih, and lct hcll uiuttcr 0110 niclodv in
coiniuoiiinralion offallcu splcndor! for ihc
iory 01 ainorica lias deparicd, nnd Gnil
will ,ct a llaining swnrd t.i guard llic Irco
oflihorly, whilc such inint-tithin"s Ilcrods
as Vau IJiiicn, Hngs, Ilciilon, Callioiiu and
ii .1 ..... . .
vi.iy; n ic iunisi (nn 01 tno rfalius ol virtuc
as Iu hiilijccts fnr thi: kingtlnni of fallon
grcatncss; ro.v rcprahi, rox DUtboU! Iu
your Inlc nddrcssca tn ihc ppoplo of Sniilh
Carnlina, whcrc rchcllion hnddcd butcoiild
not lilofsnin, ynu "rcnounccd ultraiMii
ltt.!.-l. . 11' u I 1 t ...
ingii i-iriu, .-11111 annnst Dnnislicd your
in 1 . n p . . . .
iiiiiiMiii; syMcm, inr inc tnorc ccrlain stan-
dard of "pulilio npininn." Tliis is all vcry
wen, antl inarKs llic intoiitiou ofa pnliti
ciau, thc cnltiiilations of a (lcmngogiic.aud
thu allinvaiicc for fccliugs of"nt'slircd
inanagor, just as truly ns tho wealhorcnck
tlocs thcuiiid whcn it turns upon thc spiro,
Miistings fnr tho south, barhecucs for thc
weM, confidcnii.-il lcttors for thc north,niid
"Aiiicrican SyMem" fnr thc east.
"l.nll ndi Imlij iipf.ii thr trcp tnp,
And wluii thu uiml Umsi thu ltihIIu will rnck."
Suppnsc you should nlsn, tnking your
"whnlc lilc, character and condiict" iuto
cotiMdcrntion, nud as iiinny liands niakc
lighl wnrk, siir up tho wholo "Clay party,"
thc N. Kcpiihlicnn pariy,"lligh I'rnlcciive
Tarilf party," and the'latc cnnn skin par
ty, with all their paraplicrualiu, ullrahm,
ncpliis iillrtiism,sint! (pmnnn, uhicli has
gruvvii williyoiiri'roMth.slrensihened wilh
your shrinkai'c, nud nsk the penple of tliis
enlightcncd Kcpulilit:, what thcy think nf
your powcrsand pnlicyas a .statcsinan? for
vorily it would .secm, from nll nast rcinains
nf parlics, pnlilicts prujccls and pictures,
that you are the Caij aud tho iieoplo tho
poltirs', nnd as souic vcscls nre inarrcd iu
llie linnils ol thc pnllnis, thc 11at11r.1l con
clusiun is, thnt you are a visscl ofdishon
or. Y.iii niny c.nmplain that n closc e.xnmin-
r.tinu nf your "whnlo life, character aud
condiict," plnce you as n Kcniiickian
would plcasanily tcrm it, "in a batl lix,"
hut, sir, whcn the uatinu has sunk ilecper
iiiu (locncr ic llie uiire. at cvcrv turn o
tho grcat whccls ol thc Uuioii, whilc you
havu acicd asoncofthe priucipal drivcrs,
it liccoines thc houudcii duty nf the wholo
coinmiinitv, ns oiieuian, to wllipcr you 011
cvcry poiutofgovcriiincnl.to iiucover cvory
aci ol your lilc, nnd cuquire whnt rinrjity
acts you havc douc lo honefit thc iialjnn;
Ihhv inuch voii havc tiihcd thc niiiit to
gratify ytnir lnst, nnd why llic fragnicnts of
your rniinent Iruig upnu thc thorus by thc
path, as biguals tn bvwnrc!
lnit your skrwktnrr is truly wondcrlul!
Not only your baiiking syslem, nud high
tarilf prnjcct, h.ivc vanirhcd from your
iiiiud "like tlic baselcss fihriuof a vision."
mt the 'iititipx.it ion of Texas' has touchctl
your palhclic .scnhihiliiics ofnnlional iiridc
so ncuicly that thc poor Te.xaus, your own
lirctlircn, niay l.ill liack into the lcrocity
of Me.vico, or he sohi at nuction to Hritish
stork jnhhors, nud all is wcll, fnr "I," thc
ohl Scuatnr frnm Kentucky, am fenrful it
would nnlitate ngaiusl my interest iu thc
north, to cularge thc hnrdcrs of the Uuiou
nt ihc south. '1 ruly, 'n poor wisc child is
hcttcr than nu old fnolish kiug, who will
110 lonncr hc ndiiionishcd.' Who cvcr
heard of a nation that had too niiich tcrri-
tory? Was it cvcr bnd policy lo makc
rnciiils! Has any pooplc ever beconic too
good to do goodf No, ucvcr, but thc am
hilinu nntl v.uiity tif soinc mcn havc llouu
nway with tlicir wisdom and judueiiieiit.nud
lclt a crcaking skclilon to occupy thc place
of a nobleaon.
Why, sir, thc cnnditinn of thc wlmlc
carth is laiiicntahlc. Texas drcads thc
tccth nml tnc-nnils of Mc.xico. Orcgon
hns thc rhcuiiialisin.broughl'on by llielior
rid cr.posuto tn thc hcatnnd cold of Drithli
and Aiiicrican irappers; Cnund.-i has
caiighl a bad cold from c.xticmc faiigiiciu
ihc pntriot war; South America has thc
hcad nche, causcd by huinps ngninst the
bcnms of Catholicity nml Spauish sovercigti-
ty: btiam has tlie nripcs from ii"ennd 111-
(piisilion;Frnncc trcmhlps nml wnst0s untlcr
thc clTecls ol coutngioiis disenscs; Kiinlaiitl
groans with thc gout, nud wiggles with
wiiic; llnly nml tho ccrninn sinics nrc
pnlc with thc cnusuniption; I'rusin, Pnland,
antl tho little conligiotis !ynnstic!,tliitchcs
nud (lomains, havc 1 he imimps so ccvcrclv.
thnt the "the wholo hcnd issiclt .nnl tlio
whnlc hcnrl israint;' Rus.sia has thc crnmp
by linc-igc; Turkcy hns thc ntinib palsy:
Alricn, from thc curscofGod, has lost tho
uscof hcr limhs; China is ruined by thc
Quccn's cvil, nnd the rcst of Asia fcar-
tlio Powcr of tlio Pcoplc.
lully oxposcd to thc smnllpox, thc nnliiral
way from Uritish pedlers; thc islands of
the soa are alinnst dend wilh thc scurvy;
tno intiiang nre I1I1111 nnd lamc, the Un.tcd
aiatcs, which oiinht to hc thc ood nhs
ciau with hnlm from Gilead' nnd nn astjlum
for thc ojipressed' hns hnnsted, antl is
hoostiug up mio tho council chnmhcr of
the govcrnmcnt, a clitjue of political gani
blcrs, to play fnr the old cljthes nnd old
shoes ol a sick wnrld, and no plcdgc, no
prumisc, to aiii particnlar purlion vf thc
pioplc,' that thu righlful hcirs will ever rc
ccivc a ccut oftheir futhci' legacy! A
way with sclf-imporlnnt, sclf-aggra'idiiiiig,
nnd solf-willed dcinai'o'riicsl their fricnd-
ship is cnldcr than polnr icc, nnd their
professiuns
mcaiicr than thc damiiation of
hell
ANOTiiER wnir; falseiiood
REFUTED.
Thc following lcttcr from Gcn, Jnckson
givcs thc lio to n basc slnndor thnt hns
hccn circulatcd for souic timc pnst by the
Fcdoral papers gcncrally, throughoiit thc
country. Col. Polk, 011 thc occnsion rc
forrcd to, behavod ns hc was bound by
cvcry obligntion to thc IIousc nnd coun
try to bchavo. Tlic insult was offered
to him whilo Cougress was in scssion.
Thc JIousc had rosolved itsclf into com-
mittco and hc was passin!i from tlic
Spcakcr's chnir to his privnto room to
sign bills. As hc crossed tho lohby, Mr
Wisc, who Imd plnntcd hinisclf thcre for
tho purposc, accostcd him, for somo of
his ollicinl ncts (in which he hnd bccn
fully sustnincd by the IIousc,) in insult
ing tcrms. Col, Folk trcnted him with
silcnt contcmpt, nnd thus put him down
inorc cfl'ectuully than if ho liud sliot him
down orrcceivcd n bowie knifo in hisbo
soni. Tho whigs nd'cct to ccnsuro Col.
Polk for want of spirit. Whnt would
thcy havo said, ifho, tho Speakcrofthc
ilouso, within tcn stcps of tho Cbair.had
cngaged in 11 fight with n Cougress hully,
or n duel anerwnids? But lct Gcn. Jnck
son hc hcard. Thcy will hardly nccusc
him of wunt of spirit.
IIiuniiTAoi:, July21, 1SM.
Sir; Your lettor nf tho22d int, rcnchcd
inc to day. You rcmarkcd that 011 ninny
occasions this suiniiier, you havc hcard it
chnrged from the stuinps that our talcnlcd
Govcruor, .(aines K. I'olk, receivcd from
ine somo ycars sincc, n ccrlificaic ns to his
williuguess lo defentl his linuor: nml that,
nn a late occnsion, "n gciitlemau by thc
nanie of l'cylnn staled thnt Mr Wisc hnd
said 10 Col. Polk, whcn Speakcr of the
llouse o! Ileprescntntivcs,iHM are. a dam d
little pcttii liiranl, l nietm tliis licrsonullii:
poeuci 11 nuti iiiat l liau euilcavorcu to
i... i i .
rcscue the hpeaker frnm diMrrnce, by mv
iug him n ccrtificntc. that hisr.oudiict was
not impropcr or piisillauimous." Aud you
tlesire to know from ine whethor therc is
nuy fouiidnlion iu truth for such statc
niciits.
Iu unswcr thcre is uot the slighlcst nith-
ority for such htalciiicnts. Col. I'olk Dov
er iu his life npplied to 111c fnr n certifieate
uor did I cvcr supposo or helieve thnt one
was rcquircu hy iiim Iroin 111c, or any 0110
cIm;, lo .sustniii his personal character.
1 rccollcct whcn ilr Wisc nssailcd him
ns Spcnker of thc IIousc. of Rcpresciit.v
livcs, urging probnbly thc oxpressions you
havc (piotetl, I spokc of Wisc's condiict, as
did cvcry citizou who hnd any respect fnr
the charnctcr of thc IIousc, iustrong tcrms
of disripprobatiou; nud I cour.urrcd with
othcrs iu the npiniou thnt the Spcnker, iu
trentiug such blnc.kgurdism with coiitcmpt
pursueil ihc course which was inost con
i?lcut with the digniiy of thc IIousc, nud
njnsl sclfrespocl. Hut thc idcn of my
giving Col. I'olk n cortilicnie, or of his hav
ing npplied fnr or ohtained 011c, is cntirely
nnwnrrnntcil, andcoiild havo hccn suggcs
tcd by n inimi c.npable ol fnlschood, ntidof
npplying thc vulgnr Inngungo you hnve
qtiotcd to the Spcnker ol thc IIousc for thc
performnncc of his duties.
I nm, vcry rcspcclfiilly, ynnr ohcdicnt
scrvant, ANUREW .IACKSON.
W. P. Rowi.i:s, &,c, &c.
JlXOTllEll CIIJLKGE.
MR CLAY IN KAVOR OF TIIE AD
MISSION OF TEXAS!! WJIAT
WILL TIIE WHIGS SAY TO
THAT?
Thc following lcttcr from Mr Clay
shows thnt hc is ill nt onsc nn this impor
tnut suhject. I lo fimls grcnt diHieulty in
mniiitaiuing his Nottheru and Soiithcrn
nspccts with sullicient distinctucss, to sat
isly his friends in bnth scclions nt thc
suiiio lime. Th6so who chnngc tho xcciir.t
fnr him, not imfrcqucntly o.xhibit thc
wrongfacc, aud thcreby ocnsinn infmito
trntiblo, in tho uuivorsnl wliig pnrty. Thc
whigs at tho north, wishing to coax thc
nbnlitionists into thc stiiport of Mr Clny,
hnvc raised a loud cry againt thc ndmis
sion of Texas, on thc grotiud ofc.xtcnd
ing slavory, unrl Mr Clay is rcprcsetilcd
as conciii ringwilb thcm in scntimciit on
this suhject. Now whnt savs Mr Clay
" I hare. Itowcrcr, 110 hcsitat'wii in sayiiig,
that, fnr from huving umj PERSONAL
OHJECTION UitheAiimiittwiuj' T,xn,
I SHOULD BEGLAD TO SEE IT."
Thcn, ngain, wo nrc told that nnncxa
linn will pcrpctunlc slavcrv, and thcrc-
forcyoti must votc fnr Mr Clny; but 011
this noint Mr Clay savs "ichether 'Vj-j I
br indcvmdtnl or incariiondcd in the tiii-las
tid Stntcs, J do not lulicvc it icill PUO-
LONG or SHORTEN Ihe, duration
that iiiflitulwn." What will his NOR
THERN whig supportcjs say to this?
I SM.
NUMBEIt 227.
Mr Clay has in tliis lcttcr, with ono dash
j ot his w dniioUshcd thc vcry foundut'um
011 which tho whnlo oppnsition to Tc.vns
1 lias hccn bascd; nnd whtn this fact is
kiwtcn to thcpcople, wo shall hcnr no fur-
incr ohjcction to tliis grcnt Amcncan
incnsuro from thc whigs.
Thc nttcmpt to drnw n distinction bc-
twccii thc situntion ot Texas nt thc timc
whcn lMr Clny, ns Sccrctnry of Stnto un-
dor Mr Adnms, atlcmptcd to purchasc
Tcxas of Mc.xico, nnd iis prcsont situn-
tion, is aliogethcr nffninst him. Thc
truth is, thnt nt the timc (18251 Mr Clny
innde his attompt to piirclmsc Texas, it
was uniiilinliitcd, a moro wildcrness, and
could not bo said to bo in tho acttial pos
scaswn ot iMexico, shc hiivtnij cxcrciscd
no jurisdiction ovcr it. Nor hnd Spnin
ever relinqiiished hcr clnim in nny ninn
ncr to it. Yct Mr Clny wns thcn ready
to purchasc. But now thc country is sct
tlcd, nntl ia in thc aetunl possessionof thc
Texnn govcrnnicnt, nud has hccn for
yoars, without innlcstniion. Surcly thcn
if the nomiiiul possession of Mc.xico, nnd
thnt for only a sbort timc could givc hcr
tlio right to sell, without thc consent of
Spnin, tho actual possession nnd sovo
rcignty for n inuch loiiKcr timc, should
givc Texas, at lcast an cqual right to
act for licrsclf, without tho consent of
Mc.xico.
LETTER FROM MR CLAYONAN
NEXATION. "rc find tho following lcttcr from Mr
Clay iu thc North Alabamiau of tlio lCth
August.
Asiii.am), 27th Jtily, 10.14.
GcNTi.jir.x; I havc receivcd your fn
vor infoi iiiing mo. that my vicws, as dis-
closed iu my lettor from Rnlcigh, 011 the
quostion of thc Anno.xution of Toxns, are
iniscouccivcd, if not misrcprcscntcd, in
your qunrtcr; und that it is supposcd thnt
I liavc changcd my opinion Irom what it
.. IO)M I 1
was 111 iuiu, 1 ciuicavoreu to cxprcss
myscii 111 tnnt lcttcr ns cxplicitly ns I
could, nnd I do not think now that it can
ho taiily inisintcrpi'eted.
Jn 1819, whcn I addicsscd tho Ilouso
ol Rcpicscntatives, tho Exccutiva luu
ncgotintcd tho trcnty with Spain, by
wiiicc ic.xnswns cctlctt to that powcr
niit i.ongtess nntl not thcn givcn anv
sanction to thc ccssiou. I heliovo now
aud I tliought tlien.that tho trentv mnking
power is not compctcnt without tho con
ciiri enco of Cougress, to ccdo nway nny
1 1 1 . .1 t r . . t , . .
icrriiiiry iieionging to ine unitetl btutcs
But Congicss by repcntcd ncts, subso-
tpicntly ninnifestcd its aiiprobntion of thc
treuty; and thesn ncts rcntlercd it as val-
id nnd ohhgntory upon tho Unitcd Stntcs
ns H Congics3 hnd lmvcii its nsscnt, prior
to tho conelusiou ofthc trcnty. At that
pcnod of 1819, Tc.xus ns cluinicd by us
was linpcopiou. i'o nostilo inciirsions
, , 1 ... .
had bcen niado into it by tho citizcns of
tho United States. In 1325, and 1827,
therowero hut fcw inhabitnnts of Tc.xus,
consisiing of somo colonists plnntcd thcre
iiniler the authnrity ol jMexieo.
At tieithi! r of tho throo pcnods nbovc
inciitinned hnd nny Stnto or scction. iu
this Uninn, inunifested nny opposition to
1 u.Min iih cniupnsing n pari 01 it. it lins
becn said that Mr Adam's adininistration
ollered to nogotiuto with Mc.xico for Tex
as, iiotwithstundiii!' tho cxistcnco of
wur betwcen Spnin and Mc.xico, nnd thnt
it could not tlieroloro havu helieved thnt
thc uequisitinii of Tc.xus, nt that timo,
would havo inynlvcd tho United Statcs in
11 war with Spain. llencc it i3 argucd
thnt tho ratilicntion of thn late trcnty
could not havo coinproniittctl our pcncc.
Mr Adams tliought it dcsirahlo to ob
tnin Tc.xus. Two loreign powers cliiimcd
it. Mexico wns in possession, nnd Spnin
was doing nothing to assurt nnd cnforco
hcr clnim. Hcr rcprcsentntive had cvcn
gono so fur ns to Mipulntc, in n convcn
tion, to ncknowlcdgc thc Indcpcndcncc
cf Mc.xico, nlthuugh that convcntion was
not rntilicd by Spain.
Mr Adams had a righl to niilhorizc thc
negotiationnf thc trcnty for llic ncquisition
of Texas with both or cilhcr ol the powers
clnimiiig it. It was naliir.il ttiat hc should
licgin with thnt powcr w hich hnd thc pos
session of Tcxns. Spnin hnd interposcd 110
obstnclc, shc hnd inndc nn dcclaration
that shc I' otild rcgnrd thc acqiiis'uiou of
lc.xasas nn act ol war. Iu pomt of
fact, no ovcrtuto wns formnlly inndc to
Mcxico to purchasc Tcxns, 110 iicnotinliou
wns opcned, no treaty was concluded. If
ncgotintion hnd coinnicnccd, or ifa trca-
ly hnd hccn signed, nntl Spnin hnd protcs
tcd, thc priideut nml cautioiis policy which
chnrnctcrizcd .Mr Adnm's nilminisirntion,
would undoubtcdly havc proinptcd him to
qnict Spain, nnd accommodnio llic mnttcr,
prcvious to thc nnuc.xntioii of Tcxns to thc
Uintcil Statcs nnd wuhotit plungiiig thcm
in wnr with Spnin. IIow totnlly diflcrcnl
nrc nll thc circunislnnccs iiudcr which with
MrAdaius's nulhorily, I nuthurizcd thc
ovcrlurc to mcxico, from thosc which nt-
tciidcd the rcccut trcnty of Mr Tylcr!
So fnr from Mc.xico lciiij silcnt shc rc-
pcarcdly and solcmuly tlcclnrcd thnt shc
would considcr niiiiexatinu ns wnr wilh
hcr. Texns wns iiolongcrnn uninhnhiled
couulry. It hnd bccn wrcsicd from thc
dominion of Mcxico bv citizcns, inaiiv of
whom wcnt nrmcd from the U. Slntes.
The wnr betwccu Mcxico and Texas hnd
not bccn terminntcd by nny trcnty of pcncc.
MrTylcr not only did not coiuuli Mcxico,
but hc nnnoiiiiceil thnt nsscnt to the nuucx
atiou wns nltogethcr iinneccssnryjns hcpro
cccdcd lo concliide a tre.ity, ctnhraciiig a
Inrgc cxtcut of Tcrritnry, and a r.umcrous
noptilnttnti. nnt comnrchcndcd in llic Tcx
w hich thc U. States ccdcdto Spnin in
ItilO.
Iu thc mcnntime, too, n powcrful oppo
sition hnd nrisco in thc Uuilcd Statcs a
.... ,. rf . . I
ga.n.t thcanncxation of lexas to thcm.-!0Jf
Sevcrnl Stntcs hnd declarcd through their
Legislnturcs, against it, and othcrs, if not
wholesections ofthc Union, wcre heleived
tohc ndvcrsc to it. This wns thc opposi
tion to thc incasurc, to which, in my Ita
leigh Jettcr, I alhidcd, whcn I spokc of
a cousidcrable nnd resnectable nortion of
llie "coiifidcraai," I did not refer to ner-
sous but to States or scctions.
Uudcr such circumstnnccs I could uot
hut rogard thc Atinexatiou ofTcxns, nt
thistiniti' as comnroiniltint! thc honor of
my country, involvinir it in awar, in which
the sympnihies of nll Chrislendom would
he against us, nnd endangeruig the inlog
ity of thu Uninn. I ihought thcn, nnd still
believc, thnt Nntional dislionor, forcign
wnr, nnd distrncliou and ditision at homo
wcrc too grcnt sacrifices to make for tho
ncquisition of Texas.
15ul, gentlcmcn, you nro desirous of
knnwing by what policy I would he guided
in tlie event of my clection ns chiefMng
isimc of the United Stntcs, in rcfercncc lo
llic questioii of the nnnexntion of Texas.
I do not think it right to aniiounce in ad
vnnccwhnl will he the course of a future
ndministrntion in respect ton qucstion with
a forcign powcr. 7irtvc houevcr. no his-
italion in saint thnt, far from ami jicr-
sonal objection lo tlic annczalion of Texas
1 slumlil ue'lau lo sec il without dislionor.
without war, with thc common consent of
thc Union, and upon just and fair tcrms.
1 do not Ihuih- thal thc subicct 0 slavcrif
ought to ajjicl Ihc quislion one way or thc
iitur. Whether Texns he indcnendent or
incnrporntcdp in thc Unitcd Slntes, I do
not clieve it will prolons or sliorten the
duriionof that instiiution. It is destincd
to hecome cxlinct, nt snnic dislnut dny, in
my opinion, by the opcrntion ofthc inevit-
ablclnwsol populntinn. It would he un-
wisc to rclusc a permnnent ncnuisition.
which will cxist ns Inng ns thc globc rc
inains, on account ofa tcmpoary Jnstitu-
tion.
In the thc contingcncy of mv clection,
to which you havc advcrtcd, il thc affnir
of ncquiring Tcxns should hccome a suh
ject of consideraliun, I should hc govern-
cd hy thc stntc ol lactandthc stateol pub
lic opinion existing at thc timc I might bo
cnllcd upon to act. Ahove nll, I should bo
gnvcrncd by thc nriranintint duty of pre-
serving the Uninn cntirc, and in hnrmony
rcgnniing it ns I do ns thc great gnaranty
of cvcry political nnd public blcssing, un
tlcr Providcnco, which nsa frcc pcoplc. wo
nre pcrmittcu to enjoy.
I nm, gentlcmt'ii, rcspcctfully,
Your ob't scrv't,
II. CLAY.
Messrs. T II. PcTi.ns and J. M. Jackson.
"NO MODIF1CATION!"
This is the cry ndopted by federalists 111
rcgard to the present tarifT, which we havc
hcrctofnrc shown to hc moro opprcssivc to
thc ponr,at)d morc disastrous to thc busi
ncss ofihc peoplc gcnerrtlly (the factory
unhility and their retainers cxccpted), than
nny prcvious tarifT iu opcrntion in the
country. The 0110 half of its iniquitotis
exnctinns from thn poor man has not hccn
told, and cntinot hc told in thc lirnitcd col
uiniis of a ncwspapcr. "JYu modijicalion,"
may do vcry wcll for rich fnctory nnhobs,
who dividc thirly pcr ccnl. profit, and tho
miscrnhlo stipcudinrics who hang upon
their skirts butthchard working yco
many nnd Inhorcrs, who swcnt under tho
trinls nnd dcprivaiions rcsulling from rc
stricted nicaiis, will vnle it down nt tho
bnllot Ira, nnd scout from their confidencc
llic mcn who advocato it. Lct the poor
man look at a tew itcms (111 addition (o
whnt wchave bcforc presentcd him,) upon
which Ihe present tarilt levics enormous
nnd (xtortionatc lax, nnd cnmparc thcm
wilh tlic mnd cry of tlic fcdcral party, of
110 modijiattionl"
Un moi 5 inc boots. worth or 0 dol-
lars, thc whig tnrill imposes aduty of onc
dollnr und ticcnty fivc ccnls.
Aow hnw inuch tlnes t Iis tnan who
wenrs what nre dcnoininntcd coarsc boots,
worth 2,50 or 3, supposc he pays ns a
lur. uudcr thc sainc whig tarilTf Only lico
dollan and Jifltj eentl Allhough thc
poor mau's boots cost onc third letslhan
thc rich innii's, tho whig tnrifTchnrges him
Iwicc ns inuch.
On wotncn's finc hootccs, vnlucd at six
lollnrs n pnir, thc whigta'ih" chnrgcs fiftii
ccnls a pair.
tin womnn s coarso hotccs, costing on-
y cl.oU a pair, only one qunrtcr as
inuch ns finc boolccs, thc sanic tarifT
charges c.xactlv thc samc sum, which, in
elTect, makcs tho poor wonmn pay J'our
timcs ns niiich.
O11 nien's lcathcr glmes, (mbroidercd
cithsilvcr worth fivc dull.irs a pair.thcwhig
tarifT imposes thc cnomwus duty ofi
fll.t.'
11 11 1 what do thc pcoplc supposc thcy
pay 011 nien's coarsc lcathcr glovcs, valuc
fifty ccnts Only thc samc duty, although
thcy cost only onc nii ns much !
On sugnr, a ncccssaru ofhlc, thc present
whig tnrilT imposes n duty of fiftv pcr ccnt
or fifty dollurs 011 a luindrcd dollars' worth
of sugar.
1 ruly, thc whig larilT is Iaid with no
othcr vicw than to curich thc mcn, al thc
cxpeiisc ot the r-onn.
DEMOCItATIC GA1NSINCE 1S40.
Dcmocrntic gnin in Louisiana sincc
1610, 4.IS0
Dcmncratic gain in N. Carolina sincc
1S40. 9.223
Dcmocrntic gnin in Kentucky sincc
Io-iU, 22.000
Dcmocrntic gain in in Indinua sincc
ISIU, 15,000
Dcmocrntic gnin in lllinois sincc,
ItfiU, 14.000
Dcmocrntic gnin iu Alabatna sincc
IfclO, S.OOO
Dcmocrntic gain in Missouri sincc
IS40, 4,000
Dfinofrnllr ll.UXin strcnSlnlcs, 70.406!
Sli VEXTY-SIX 1 II U U SJ .VJJ
FOUll 1WXDKEI) AXD EIGJIT
rolcs UAIXED lo thc Dnnocrttcii in onlu
scrcn Hlulcs, in Ihe shorl snace of rotn;
vr.Ans!!!!!
An Omcn. A fcw days ngoa llickory
Polc wns crcctcd at Fort Lec, nn which
occnsion thcre wns n flrotip muster of
thc tlemocratic forccs. Hardly had thcy
scnttcrct!, whcn a proud aud statcly Englc
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