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when ihey say F:e f not a Whig, that he will
jiot make a sufficiently . strict nartizan Presi dent for thonw Now it docs so liappen that thc Vh:j;oftfic Eighth Dktrict luttco'ierantl over agala endorsed 'he very Kimo idea, for uttcring. which Gknehal Taylor lias been ?pit upon hy the Oeneral Wilsons, Charics Al Icns, nnd tlie " Cnscience" trotipe gencral- Joux Qri.fcY Adams, iuhis addrcss to liis consthu-'ntj .11 1S42, saidr "I cntpiv'l ;.a National Hoiie of Reprc fentative iu Decembpr, TS31, wi'h an nsur anco to , 'ie -oastituents by whom I was clect cd, that I should bold raysclf bound in allegi ance to ao party, whether scctional or politi ca!. I thought this a duty impo.-ed upon me bv mv peculiar position. I had spcnt tbC' rrcatcst ncrtioir ofmv bfe ir. tho eervicc of tho whole nation, and bad been honored with tbeir higheat trust. My duty of fidelity, of af fcction anu of gratitude to tbe whole was not mcrely inseparable from, but identieal with, that which: was duc from mc to niy own na tive Coaimonwcalth." Mr. Aulams was right, clearly rigbt. Like hiin, Gcncrid Taylor " has spcnt the grcatcst jKrtioc ofhis life intke sirvics nflhc tchole na tan,"' anrl if hc elected President he will bc President of tho whole nation. He will nd raiuistor tho Govermneiit honcstly and well. But let m hcar the able and cxcullent Reprc sentutivc now in Congress from tho Eigbth District, Hon. Horace Alann, what says hu a bout this mntter? Horace Mann, m bij lettcr acccpting his nomination to the po.t be now fills in Congress, says that hc has becn attra:tcd towards wbatcvcr is worthy nnd bnncficial to all partics, rathcr than toward wliat is peculiar in one, and ndds : " Aflcr tchat 1 hcwe saiil abore in favor of ubTty Jor all manlind, il icoulil be a strange contnidiction did 1 consent to bc m'jself the slave 0 party. There is a strong similarity in the jsnti raent !xpresscd by Mr. Mann and that wbich has bccn expressed by Gcncral Taylor. But tvc come to othcr evidence. ATilliam Henry Harrison.in his letter to Harmar Denny, giv- in his riews of the duty of PreMdent, ?aid ' hj yhould ncver sutfer the influence of his ofihe- to be tised for purpocs of a purely pnr tv character." In hts letter to Sherrod "Vil lmm 5, upon the samo subject, bcsnys: 'Thc iranierx ot the Lonstitution ncver coulu nare e.xpected that hc, who was constituted the um pre btr.pn eontenuing partics, thoukt evcr ld'ont'lV binrK'If with tho mtereits of one of thcin, and voluntarily rnze himself from the pr-viJ eiuinjncc of leador of a nation, to that f ohief of a partv." Aa to the difficulties in ihs w.iv ot'tlis I're.?ident avoidine tho influ cn-x of party spirit, be hts: "Several of oar Ciief .Magistrates haTe been able to cscape in intl :om o, or what is the satne thinj, to act ks if thuv did not lcel it." And his letter to tlv! Vaa Rense!aer dinncrconcludes iritb the fbllo.viii seiitimcnt : "MarSolomon Rensse- lacr b the lat victim in our countiy of pnrty Vio!?nca ; and may tho scrvires nmcu are to be tho futurc pasiports to oflieu, bc not those ren amd 10 party, but to the whole people." 1) vxiEt. tVunsTEn, in advocating the elee- to.i nt ue:i, tlarnson, said : " It I desirc tbe kntz a3 I niot anxiomly do, ofthe Whig cand-date no;v in nomination for tho Presi dinv, it is beeause ho would be Presidont of ths wholo peoplu ; that his administration ivouM bejmt, liberal. and comprebensive." Hero wji hire the Whiir prineiples of 1340, ai uttireu bv the candidatc who embodied tHi n, anl ai expoande'd by tho ablcst AVhij iti th.) Uuion. Against all this ovidencc we hirj interpojid the sentimentalism ofa class of ma, who, with one or two cxceptions.have 110 ivcipathy with and know nothing of the grj it ins--j of the people for tho pooplo go, ani always have gone, forimt such aman as (!inaral Talor, one who iia.i fought tho bat tles of the Union, who is ihoroughly honest, who is capablc, and who has " NOTHING TO tiiiavr uct his cousTr.y." GEN. TAYLOU AT HOME. 'e havo rccently convcrsod with x vcry in tellicnt gentleman, a clcrgyuian well known ii this vieinity, who is pcrsonally acquainttd with Gen . Taylor, having seen hira frequcnt ly dnring the past wintor, at his residencc oa the banks ofthe Missiippi,at Baton Hougs, lv From his representation, which we have goal rcason to believc fobe correct, we have qnite a dilTerent idea of the Old Hero, from th.it which has gcncrally bten cntertaincd hjr.'. i ae gentleman, ot wliom wo obtaineu our iufonnatir.n, rcgards him as a man of supcrior .1tur.1l abilitics, refincd in his feelings, and, in lced. polite and casy in his manners frcc, wholly frce, froai that course, rude demeanor which has be;n attributed to him, and in con- eq:lene of which ho has rcccived the title of Jio'.itfwui llca-ty. lle is a plain man, open iu all his action, speaking what he think?, wiihout fi-ar of giving olfenee. A mnn ot great alf-respect and posessing n high scne of honor, ho would be guilty of no mean ait, liii:iIf, nor allow meannessto pass unrebuked iu othcrs. Ili pa.--?C3es a good cdiication, and is n reail inj man, perfcetly contcrsant with the history of bith am-ient and modern nations, and o-' dittinuishcd mcn of all ago. His litci.irv tastc, though not refiucd, is'i;ood ; he is capn- We of nriting uch dcspatthes and Itittcrs as ji i -port to come from hun, and in convcrsa tro'i, always twcs good Saxon Englih. IIc ii strietly n tcmpcrance man a!thongh, in acconlance with the univcrsal cutom at the South, hc catises wine to be serrcd to his guoiK hc nevcr makcs ue of it Iiinisclf. prc t'crring, ajways.a gls of watrr. The charges mad" against hiin, of profauily, and itnpetuosi ty. nre without foundatiou. Always cool and oollcetcd, ho seldom uses aiany" qualifying wordi to cxprcsi his thoughL. His tunip'cra ni"2nt is pot such as would lead ar.yono toup poic ho would ever ute impetuous or profnne epithct?. IIo is anadvocate of peace and firmly be linret and frankly says, that in his opinion the AV.-.r with Mexico might have been prevented, with honor to tbe American nation ;andthat if be coa'd have haj his own way in reganl to the mattcr.the money, agony, life" which have tecn rvastcd in the praeeutiou of tho war might have bccn tpared He is opposcd to all wars, exrept those of defence. War for conquest lie cniders as our country'j grcatcst curfo. His admiuistration, in thc orrat ofhis elcc tion, would be pcculiarly pacific in its ua turc. The General expr:sscs his high admiration ofnorthern character and northcrn instiiu tions oar frcc schools and religious intluences. And as ancvidence ofhis prcfercnce for nor thcrn institutiom, his son.Richard Taylor.Esq. was cilucatel at Yale Collegc. .Mr.'Wcbster is a favorite with the Gcr.end, and will, no doubt, in the cvcnt of Taylor'rf success, have a eeat in the Cabinct. Louisiana is a Taritr State, and much in tercstod in protection as any of thc northem State,. There, General 'Javlor is rccardrd as favonng the Tanu of-!2. He is a Tariirl man, 1 oud quesio:i. There is no doubt of i. Henry Clay is not more so. One word in reg.ird to Gcn. T.iylor's con nuxion with slavery. It is true, he owns a nlantation on which there is 11 pumbcr of slarcs. It waj purchased a fuw yeatTtinca is hcld audoccupied by his son, the General himself Jiavmg but tittlfi immcdiate conncxion witu it. Having been reujovctl, in a creat dcgre, cs pecially while on duty, from Ihe iniluencus of d'.averTTand not bcing partii ularly intcrested ;n rrparil to it, tbe Gcncrul Um uot madc thc .Tinitution an object of any ttlcr'Jsr., butiock ed i.pj-i i ai !; ;cu?htra rnaa Kould uader mmilar circumstances. That he regards slsr- ery as an evil, is true that he conadera btm sclf culpable for his connexion with it, is by no means probable. J. nat ne nas gi ven no as- snranci! in its favor 13 ccrtain. and there is no rcason to believe that he has fortihed himself against thc arguments for free labor and free tcrritorv. He has exprcssed an opinion that slave labor was not proQtable, but that the in- sntntion 1-cin" cstabhshcd there. it woald be impossible to carry on the business ofa planl- er witliout it. Jt a resolution shoum ue pass- cd by Congrcsj, probibiting the extension of siavery over sou now tree, inere is as ii;ulu reason to bclicve it would rcceivc his sanctioti. a there is that he would approve any meas ure for thc itnprovement of Rivers and Har- bors, or any other measures wmcu nc ocucvcu to be constitutional, or m accoruance wnn mc wishcs of the pcople. Tlmco i-o l!, nnTnlnna which the ECntle- imb to whnm wo have referrcd, lonnea 01 General Taylor, from his mtercourje with lum and from the rcprcsentations made in rcgard to him in his own ncighborhood. Thcrc are, he think. ome obiections to bim, but on the whole, he would make a President of the old school. that he would make tudicious appomt ments, be actuated by a stern sene of duty, and, cuarded bv thc Constitution, administer the eovernmant oa an economical, paciuc and popular plan, and in faet, be the President of the icholc counlry. This, howercr, is but the epimon ot one man. "Ve "ivc it as Euch.without accrediting it as Gen. Taylor's real character, personal or political. Others may aitach to it greater im- portance. Manchester Amencar. From the National Intelligencer. LIFE THE SIXTH. Fire different lires of General Cass hare already been brought to thenoticeof the public. throuffh our columns. inis extraordinary number we ihoueht good fortune enouuh for any mortal ; but thc u'orthy General secms to be the especial favorite of fate in the number as well as the varirty of his lives, for we have just mct with the sixlh. This last, a good sized pamplilet, printcd in this citv, is in the German language, which being a seal- cd book to us. we cannot say uiat Iic tions il contains; but, if the following passage (for a trauslatton of which wc areindebicd to a German gentleman) may be takcn as a sample, it is not behind its Lnglish broiherhood 111 the work of dc ception, The passage is takcn from page 12 ofthe pamphlet : " The result ofthe clection of 1844 is well known. Mr. Polk received the rotes of all Ihe States txctpt one. The victory ofthe Democratic party was to the great est extent the tcork of Gen. Cass." fjyin 1840 the LocoFocos said that Gen. Harrison was a " Granny." They are now trying to make the publtc be lievc that Gen. Cass was Gen. Hakri bhn's Aid! From the Anti-Sluvery Standard. THE LIBERTY PARTY. Wc aro liKcly atlast to ee the end of that fiestilent abortion, thc Liberty Party. Its eadora are makine preparations to tranifcr thcmsclvcs and theiradhorents tothe following of Martin Van Burcn. There are, to bo sure, csrtain passagcs in the history of that gentle man which are not easily forgotten, nor easily ovnrlookcd by tho3c who profess to be Aboh tionists, such as his pledge to veto ar.r bi!I for the abolition of Slavery in the District, vhilc President ; his casting rote, whcn Vice President, to cstablisha slavcholding ccnsor- ship of the Press ; and hif effbrts to rcturn the Anustail captives totlie Cuuan man-tmcvcs; but thesc, we apprehend, will provc no stum-bling-blocksin the way of the political aspi- rants who have hopert to make the laberty Party astcppinc-stone for their o'.vn rising. Thc editor of thc Era, who has distinguishcd himself, not unfrcquently, in his Lcssons of Anti-blavery-made-easy, has startea as a pio- ncerinthe new path opcncd for himself and . 1 , , .1 . , 111s iricnus, oy expiaining inose ncis 01 mr. Van Buren's to which we have referred in a way, we will vcnturc to say, which Mr. Van Burcn himself never thought of. IIc the ed itor of the Era discovers in the ex-Presi-ilcnt's late lettcr a certain ambiguity in his rcftrcnce to the subject of Slavery in the Dis trict, which, werc it correct, would add im tmr.sely to his reputation for peculiar tal cn. in saying what bo did not mean. The E ra 1 i.ot suro whether Mr. Van Burcn, in say ing -.u rcfercncc to the abolition of Slavery in the Distru-t rliat he was, when a candi dato for the Presidoncy, opposcd to such abo lition, for rcasona whieh were and " still are satisfactory" to his niind, means that the rcas ons xcsre satisfactory, then, or aro nbio. Aud althotigh he acknowlcdgcs this is not a very ob.-iou? construction, (wc fhould think not!) yet he thinks there is room for doubt. So ti rcganl tothe casting vote in the Scuatc ; that he thinks was given mcrcly as amatterof courtesy, and being only to secure the sccond reailing of the bill, was no indication ofa rcal opinion. Of the vcsscl scnt to take thc Amis tad captivcs, in casc the decision ofthe Court should have becn against them, he wisely says nothing. Uufortunately, that act was not cm barrasred by any Parliamentary forms, and can hardly bcar more than one construction, unlcss the Era can supposc her tb have been on a fishing excursion off Newport. We com mcud thc hint to him, and promise not to claim it as ours, if hc takcs it. The Era is seconded by some other third party papcrs, all of which, however, Cnd eome diflicu'.ty in bolting Mr. -Van Burcn without somo prcvions preparation. But if tbe Buffa lo Convention will take a young man'a advice and put on their ticket with Mr. Van Buren's thc name of some one who has never proved himself absolutcly hostile to tho abolition morc ment, they may be sure of receiving the Lib erty party votc Nor will it rcquiru a vcry large tub to catch such a wkale. But we have no intention of quarrelling with thc Liberty Party for its suicidal policy. To cut its own throat will be the wisest thing it ever did yet, and a thing to be thankful for, cven if it did it without reason. That it should do a rcasonablc thing is more than wo evcr ex pectud of it, and we are, therefore, notonlya grceably disappointcd, but gratificd. The prcsent position ofthe party settles an othcr quejtion that the long-standing quar rcl the old organization has had with it has been necessary and just. Our difference with the Liberty Party, as such. has becn, not that it aimed to do, and might do, certain things to Iiastcn thc downfall of slavery, but that it"pro fcssed to be par exccllence, the Anti-Slavery movemeut. Such it nevcr was. and ncver could bc. Even if succcssful it ncver could aboluh Slavery. By profcssing to do so it has stood in the way ofthe Anti-Slavery cause, by shifting thc isuc AVc call it now, in its new position, as a witncss against itsclf, in its past prctcusions, aud pointto that position as a proof ofthe necessii-of our bostility to it, and that the only rcal abolition movement is now. as it always has been, in tbe American Anti-Slavery Socicty. IS THAT THE OBJECT? Thc Davton Journal says that Mr. HamlinSn ajdressing the ITroe Suil Conrcatioa ia that ciry lait Friilar, jali " If the Tree So2 men carry States cncugh to tlirow the cloction inte the Uoute of Reprttnta tives, they may trnst Martin Van Buren to do the rest by chtat'mg." And is that the eud of tbe Free Soil movement? Is it to defeat an clection by the people and elect a President in the llouse by chcating 1 Is it for snch a pcrpose the pcoplo are asked to unite in a new organization ? Gcn. Taylor and Gen. Harrison. In u. casual couversation the other day with agentleman who serred with Old Rough and Ready in the Florida war, he relatcd the folbiwing, whicn transpired in 1840, duringthe Harrison campaign. On ihe arrival of tho Northern mails, the ofGcers were in the habit of meeting at General Taylor's marquee, to discuss the news. The General, being a "Whig, took the National Intelligencer, and Ala jor Garland, a Loco Foco, the Washing ton Globc. On one of these occasions, Gen. Taylor found in the Intelligencer an accountofone oftheMammoth Convens tions held in honor of Old Tip, and he remarked, "This, gentlemen, is what I like to see." "But," promptly responded Garland, "Gen. Harrison is a Northern man, and an Abolitionist !" "No mat ter," replied the General, "he is ati honest man, aud uiiaccustomed to the wiles and intrigues of partizans. The great mass of the people the honest and intelligentof all parties are rallying in his support, and, sir, my word for it, they are on the right track." ClevelandHtrald, June 28. fX" The Unton makes a fervid appeal to the South against General Taylor, on the ground that he is committed not to eto any bill to restrici and limit the prog ress of slavery. Afler occupying a col umn with extracts to show that the slave injerest has nothing to hope for from Tay lor, the court Journal adds : 'We have another remarkable evidence of General Taylor's northem phasis., Mr. Corwin, one of the Seuators from Ohio, declared ycsterday, in his mojt remarkable spcech, as his delibcrate opinion, that General Taylor would not get the vote ofa single Whig in "the Free States," if it was bo lievcd that he would veto any Iawextend ing ihe principle ofthe ordinance of '87 to the new territories ; that he certainly would not get his vote ; and that they re lied on his letters as full security that he (General Taylor) would not veto such a law. And now let the Southern Whigs, who go for General Taylor and against the compromise bill, answer to the coun lry for their conduct. We fearlessly and frankly tell the freemen ofthe South, that, unless they bestir themselves, they will hare a man foistcd upon them as Presi dent of the United States, who, according to the convictions and declaratious of all the northern Whigs, dare not interpose his veto to save the cotintry from the Wilmot Protiso." Just the kind of a President the country needs. It has been ruled long enough by the oire man power. To re form this abusc, is the strongest reason for the election of General Taylor. Both neuro and party slavery would be rcstrict- ed uncer his Administration. Giddings, of Ohio, made the following cmphatic declaration in the House of Representatives in reference to Martin Van Buren : "Sir, I may be led to confide in the honor ofa slave-holder : but a "eervile doughface" is too destitute of that article to obtain credit with me. Mr. Van Buren has placed the evidence of his servility conspicuously upon the records of our countrv. There it will remain, and will be regarded as an enduring memento of the degcneracy ofthe age, and ofthe men who filled our public Mauons. GEN. TAYLOR ANOTHER TER SLAVERY. LET- Some months azo, a story was slarlcd by somebody.to the eflect that Gen. Taylor was tho ownerof a large tract ofland localed be tvreeo the Kucres nnd the Rio Grande (the lale dirputed terrilory betwcen Mcxicn and Texas) and that he sent an ngent to Wash ington with $10,000 for the purchase of Slaves wiih which to stock the farm; Col. Mitchcllol Cincinnati having addressed tho General on Ihe subject, hc replies as follovs; Batok RouGE.La., July 14, 1848. My Dear Coiokei.: Yourkind letter of the 13th ult. hns been duly received. In re ply to your inquirics, l have to inform you 1 that I have no land on the Rio Grande; nor have Isent $10,000 or any othcr sura to the Uislrict ol t.ulumbia topurchaee slavcs; and I trust if I had such a Eum in my possession, I I could put it to a beller use than buyin lands on the Rio Grande, orslavesin Wash ington. Among the many accusaiions brought aqninst me hy my opponenls, I should be murh gratified to lcarn that thay ci...o.io,l . .i. i 1 u . i i ".u..a...ij. .o uijc catesor the tarifTdo not lake hold and make their ihat I have in my posscssion so large a sum fortnnes by buving up wool arrcLonable prices. for any purpose as the oneahove mentioned. I The door is opcn there is anabundance of wool I beg that you will not put yourselfto any untakcn or uncallcd for. St. Johnsbury Calcdoni Irouble to nicet the obiections unicd acainst ! an. me, by those opposcd to m", ir ihey are as groundlcss as thc one in question, for when they see fit thus to disrejjard the ohligations oflrulh, it is uselcss to contcnd with them. With my best wishes for your hcalth and surcees, 1 remain, sir, very respectfully, your obedicnt scrvant. Z. TAYLOR. Col. A. M. Mitchell, Cincinnati, Ohio. iNOTHER LETTER FROM GENE RAL TAYLOR The following lettcr, written twoyears ago, ! has just been published in the New Lisbon rallacuum. Head-quarters,Armt or Occupation, 7 Matamoras, July 21, 184G. j Dear Sir: By ycsterday'smail, I received your letter ofthe 17th of June, and havo giv en the subject to which you refer much seri ous rcflcction and considcration. I feel very grateful to you, sir, and to my fellow citizens who with you have expressed tho very flatter ing desire to place myname in nomination for the Presidency, but it bccomes mc sincerely and frankly to acknowlcdge to you that for that office, I have no aspirations wbatover. Although no politician, having always held myselfaloof from the clamors of party politics, 1 am a Whig,and shall ever be devoted in indi vidual opinion to the prineiples ofthat party. Even if thc subject which you have iiv-your letter opened to me werc acceptable at'any time tome, I have not the Icisuro to atiend to it now. The vieorous prosocution of th'e war I uw.vu, j imporiani io we mieresis oi the countn-, dcmands cvery moment of my present time, and it is my great object to bring it to a speedy and honorable. terminatien. With my best wishes for your health and prospcrity, I am, most sincerely, yours, Z. TAYLOR. Major Gcacral, U. S. A. i 1 JI. UCS5CLL, ,sq. From the Watkhgion Union of Tutsdat, AuSt 1. 18!3. At all evcnU, weore happy to underetnnd by private letters that Gen. Casa firmly-slanda on the ground which hehaiUken. Being ap plied to formally by a man or two of the Wil mot strfmn. he declared unheeitatiagly that Uie ndherej to hia Ninholson letter and to thb Baltimore plalfbrm; and that IF ELECT ED PRESIDENT HE WVULU vjau THE WILMOT PROVISO. f?"Gen. Cass never favored Ihe Aboli tionists in.hiilile. Washington Union. We 8uppose yoo mean his Southern life. Louirtille Jour. Ex-Presioent Adams and General Taylor. We publishcd the other day a let ter written by Hon. Danicl P. King in lavor of General Taylor. in the courneof which he gave the substance ofa coavcrsation he had with Mr. Adams some tirne previou3 ro his death, in which the "Old Man Eloquent" declared himself strongly iu favor of Gener al Taylor. Wc find in tho Salem Gazette, of yesterday, the followinc letter from Hon. Charlc Hudeon, to the same point. The letter ia in reply to one addresscd to him by J. W. Procior. Esq., of Danvers. We ask the altention ofevery Whito this letter. It comcs like a vnice from the grave. What New England Whig can hesiiate to vo!e for Gen. Taylor, after reading this lettcr 7 We will jsay in this conueciion, thnt we were in Washington during the monllu of Decem ber nnd January. nnd we know that it was currenily rtported ihatMr. Adam wasin fa vor ol Gen. Taylor for the Presidency. Here is Mr. Hudsun's letter : Wabhikoton. July 26, 1843. Sir: Inanswcr to the enquiry containcd ia your favor ofthe 21st intt I have the hon or to say, that henringr from many of our friends that Hon. John Q,uincy Adnms wa in favor of General Taylor for the Presiden cy, I took occasion to introduce tbe subject ofthe candidacy in a conversation with him, by asking bim wbom the Whigs would run. His answer was, Gen. Taylor. I expressed some dissaiisfaction at such a nomination.and he replied that he preferred him to any olh er Southern man; ihal he believcd him to be the only man who couli' break down this corrupt administration, and close this miser able War; and would do more to curb the spirit of Conquest, and check tho spread of Slavery, than any rr.an the Whigs could e lecl. In another conversation wiih him on this subject, he expressed the same general views, and said that General Taylor rvas a soldier, was bound taobey the orders ol ihe President, and could noi, an honorable man, resign his commission in time of war, when hii country wanted his services. These cnnvcrsations were hcld with Mr. Adams some time in January, as nearas 1 can now rcciillect. Very rcspectfully, your' obedieut scrvant, CHARLES HUDSON. Jobn W. Proctor, Esq. Boston Atlas. It is one ofthe rare and pleasing pcculiari tics of tho times that men of the most eminent religious character find in the character of Gcn. Taylor those high moral traits wbich command their warm approbation. It is one of tbe noblest tributes to thc moral worth of tbe Whig candidatc. The following is an i lustration of this fact : " At the Conference ofthe Congregational and Prcsbyterian Ministers of Hillsboro' coun'.y, (N. H.)asscrabled on the 14th of June, the Rev.'Mr. Laiab, who was formerly a ehap lain in the army under Gen. Taylor, at Fcrt Jesup, said that the opening for him to do good in the army was through Gen. Taylor, and that througn tbe ucneral s intlucncea tem pcrance societr was formed, by means of which six hundred drunkards were reformcd, that the General told him tbat it was all sham for a man to pretcnd ho could not stand the damps and heats of the South without spirit- uous iiquors. Uen. 1 . was a total abstmencc man, and thc only commanding ofliccr who did not drill his troop: on the Sabbath. Mr. Lamb also stated tbat Gcn. T. attcnded his church regularly, and used no profnne lan- guage. Mr. L.amb cioseu by saying tbat he was no politician, nor did he wish his remarks to be yiewed in a political light ; he merely made them to sbow that tho way for doing good by tracts, by the tempcrance cause, and by the preachcd word, was opcr.cd by Gcn. Taylor." Wool. We should like to know of some of the astate advocates ofthe Free Trade Tarifrjiow the state ofthe wool market is 1 V'e hare a no tion that wool is not much in dcmand : that the almost unpreccdentcd hcarr importatious of Brit ish broadcloths and othcr woolens undcr Polk's low tarifTof duties lcave a very poor market for our manufacturers ; that the twcnty or twenty five millions of spccie drawn away from our country by Europs the past year, to pay for the foreign goods invited into our ports by ihe Polk Tariff,is working disastronsly among the former buyers of wool and business men generally, as it has for months in the cities and larger towns,and is slowly but surelr extcndinc and more or less fclt in the conntrv. br mcn who necd to use money in their'busincss. We may be wrons in ournotion of thesethinirs. but unlcss we are mistakcn.thc effccts foretold by the Whigs, ofthe operation of the British Tariff. sincc thc famine allowed its lrgitimate effccts to appcar, are ocmgrcanzeu and becomingworscev "J uaJ- " we s! no reason wuy thc aavo- J Tf . . . . HOW THKY ARK TO BK 1VEAXED. A fricnd informs us that hc inquired of Mr. Briegs, of the Liberty Gazette, a fcw days ago, wh'y he did nou'niist upon the ndontion of hisamcnd- ment at Williston, in favor of tho abolition of slavery from the District of Columbia. The answer was that, upon rcileclion, it was thought the beltcr policv to feed the new converts first on milk then aftencards give 'em meat' If au mc rumors which rcach us are corrcct,somo ot the aemocrats hare concluded not to be iccan- ed overR 'e Liberty party by any such proc- essr Burlington Sentincl. Mn. STEriiEss, of Georcia, at the Ratification meeting in Richmond, Va, concluded hii very pungent and humorous spcech by saying, that in the ccrtain pro.pect of Gen. Tavlor's success, our inenus, uie uemocrats, woulrt have the fame sortof coasolation which an old negro suggested io a pmuicr in ueorgia, whcn a great hail storm occurred,which spread haroc far and wide. Thc planter sent the old negro out on ahorse to as cer tain the extent of the injnry. Ho rode scTeral miles and rcturncd. 'Master,' hc said, 'I can give you this coasolation it's a gineral thing.' KaTeigh Jteghter. Judiciai. Gallantrv. Jndce Thoinas, of Worcester, Mass., bein unable to attcnd the citizens' celebration at Fitchbiirg, as an in vited guest, sent the following toast: The only tolerdble formof Slavery That "where one woman faolds captive one man in which the victim not only hngs his chain, but the little tyrant that rivets it. Phonography spclls words as thcv aro pro nouneed. Thus : Helux xceliner frokkul when rendcred into the Anglo-Saxon means, "he looks well in a frock coat" " When I am raaking up a plan of consc- queccc, -ays Lord Bohngbroke, u I always Lord THE G-ALAIY. MIDDLEBURY.VT- Tuesday, August 16, 1848. WB2G KOMIKATIOKS. FOR PRKSIDENT, ZACHAEY TAYL0E, OF LOUISIANA. FOR VICE PRESIDENT. MILLARD FILLMORE, OF NEW YORK. For Governor, CARLOS COOLIDGE, of Windsor. For Lieutenant Governor, ROBERT PIERPOINT, of Rutland. For Treasurer, GEORGE HOWES, of Montpelier. FOR SENATORS Addison County. IRA STEWART, of Middlebury, ZURIEL WALKER, of Ferrisburgh. Rutland Countt. JOHN FOX, HENRY STANLEY, EZRA JUNE. Chittenden County, JAMIN HAMILTON, -ALEXANDER FERGUSON. FOR PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORS, Erastus Fairbanks, At large Timothy tollett, Gcorge T. Ilodges, Andrew Tracy, Albert L. Catlin, Elijah Clcvcland, lst District. 2d " 3d " th " FOR CONGRESS, lst District, Williaji Hert. 2d " William IIebard. 3d " Geo. P. MARsn. 4th " JonN L. Bdck. THE BUFFALO CONVENTION. The long agony is over. The great Con vention, to which so many were looking for ward with anxiety, has dono its work. The new Coalition has deCned its position. If any Whig in Vermont is disposcd, out of pure and disintercBted love for " Frce Soil," to east his Tote for Martin Van Buren," the Northern man with Southern prineiples," tbe chief bul wark of Southern domination,hcra at the North, for a long series of ycars, whoso repentancc on only one point, and that, too, on a political dcath-bed,is not quite free from suspicion, then we have altogether misjudged thc char acter of Vermontcrs. The whole imposition and fraud is now fairly exposed the trap is sprung and nobody, we think, who is not al ready caught, will take particular pains to en tanglc himself in ths meshes of Locofocoism. ! What will the Libcrtists do ? Hale is tbrown overboard the lcaders havo sold out the con- ccrn to the Locofocos but will tho party con- sent to the transfer ? That remains to be secn. Tbe Liberty organ at Burlington inti- mated, (honestly, we doubt not,) quite rocent ly, tbat its fncnds would " feel cheap enough' to go for a man who acknowlcdgcd the power of Congress to abolish Slavery in the District of Columbia, but dcemed it inexpedient to sign a bill to tbat effcct, should it pass both IIouscs of Congress I And such, unlcss we have given the Liberty party too much credit for iincerity, will be the general fceling throughout its raoks. The present crisis will fully tcst the honesty and integrity ofthe Lib ertists, and we will patiently wait for the re sult of tho tnal. . x 3IR. Everett b Adsress to TnE Which or Vermont. Jclt, 1848. Windior: Bihop oi xracy oieam rress, 1848. A pamphlet of 32page, bearing the abore title and imprint, has been put in our hands. We have read it and we have a few words to say a bout it. In publishing Mr. Everett's card of Juno 12th, we mtimated, in the most respectfol manner pos' sillc, that the honorable delegate had probably acted soraewhat hastily tn the matter, and would scc occasiou, on further reflection, to regret wha: he had done. His prolonged silence, after his card (promising tho "reasons" of his course) had been very gtnerally copied by the Whigs, as a matter of respectand apparent jnstice,and by our opponents of every kind, as a source of special ratification isdoced us to hope, for his take, that, instead of sullenly broodiog orer the affair, for so many weeks, he had concluded to spare his reputation from any further self-infiicted and dcadly blows, like this which he has finally dcalt. But now that this pamphlet hai become the chief electioneeiiag stock in trade of Loco Focos and Libertists, (even for our own copy of this dclicious thing, we are indebted to one ofthe latter class.) and after Mr. Everett has gone over to tbe Baraburner and Liberty coalition, openly and obstinatoly, we feel no reserve in speakiug our mind qnite freely oc the whole snbject in question. A man who persisti in acting the pirt ofa factionist, and in doing all that lies in his pow er (which is happily little or nothing,) to dittract ths Whig party, to which he owes all bis politi cal honors, cannot plead exemption trtsa criti cism.even oa the scoro of age and infimity. Mr. Everett was, many ycars sgo, a lawyer of some distinction,but,on beisg elected toCocgress in 1828 (we believe,) helut hs profewioaal bns iness, almost cntircly, snd beeame, ia a grett measure, dependent npoa cSce for his robsis- tence no' very enriablo position, as one or two other instsnees. witiiin our knowled, pUinly e-1 nongh shaT. The Kialt of thii state of thin5,ia ' like to ccrieult ascnsible wtimin.' lingb'roke vtas 'a, groat man. the present casc, was, that, after befng Rcprescn- tative in Conjrrcss fourtocn ycars, and calcula- ting a little too stronglyon hispopularity, Mr. E. dedined a rc-elcctian to tha nousc, confidcntly expccticg, prob'Ti an tlection to tho United States Senato, which ho failcd to socure, and from that moment becamoa'dead politician' too lata to regain hia former professional practice. In 1843, he represented the towa of Windsor In the State Legislatnre. Fancying that a bill be introduced was not treatefi with becoming respect, he retired to his room in a huff, and with brevi- ty worthy ofLouis Philippo Cass, wrote the fol lowing Ittter, which was promptly delivcred: "Monroclier. Oct.27, 1843. To tho Speaker of the Ilonse of Representa tives, SIR: I resien my seat as a member of the Honso of ReDresentatives, from Windsor. I am, with great respect, your obedient sei vant, HORACii EVERETT." WenexthearofMr.ETerett, after fiveyears' retircment, as nDelegate at large to the Philadcl phla Convention. It is in this capacity that he gives an account of himself in the pamphlet be fore us. The Addross, we may as well say at thc out- set, is written in bad temper and bad English. The bad temper was expected tho bad English was hardly looked for. III humor and petnlancc have charactcrized tho man ever siuce he lost thc election to the Senate, ttx ycars ago. He has long been an invetcrate smtff-taker, in more seuses than one. The bad grammar and bad rhrtoric, it is not our present purpose to descant upon. Mr. Everett starts ofT (in his Advertisement,) with a bittercomplaintagainst the 'Taylor Prcss.' 'I have already,' he says, 'been condemned by the Taylor press unheard.' He intimates, howerer, that the editors of these papers are beneath his no ticb. 'To then my appeal is not addressed.' His 'senso of self-respect' will not allow him to ask anyfavors otsuch people. Not a singlo Whig papcr of this State had, to our knowledgepoken of Mr. Everett in any other tcrms than those of respcctful disapprobatien, at the-date of this ad dress. 'I was solicitous,' says the ex-Delegate, 'of be ing one of yourdelegatesat large, on the ground that my extensive acquaintancc might give an additional influence in the National Convention.' He went to the Convention 'in astate of ill health and at his own expensc.' And now for the 'reasons.' But first,(it takcs tho writcr agood while to come at the kernel of thc matter, ho is so anxious to bring bis reader to the right poinl of view,) he thought, at the time, that three other delegates would do as he didl So much by way of commending tho accuracy of his jmlgmcnt. He then procceds in a loosc, zig-zag, intcrtwiat ed sort of style, abounding inbrackeUanddashes, to set forth what in plain English would read somehow as follows : The Whigs of Vermont hare passed resolutions opposing thc cxtcnsion of Slavery. The supremacy of the 'Slavo pow er will sccuro the cxtcnsion of Slavery. Thec lection of Gen. Taylor will secure thc supremacy ofthe 'Slave power.' Ergo, I, Horace Everett, not nndingthat my 'extensire acquaintanco'gare m'csufEcient 'influcncc'toenable me torontrol the action of tho Convention, refused tn'give iu my (and jour) odhssion' to the nominations and, letting the Vice Presidency go, I witbdrew i-vm the Convention. Now. it will be secn that this whole matter turns on a question otindiridual jvdgtncnt. Mr. Everett mmt thercf.ire make it appcar that hc was either more shrcwd or more honest than his fellow delegatcs-om the Free States, or else his case is a bad one. Ofthe shrcwdnessand sound- ne of his judgment, wo havo already notircd oneinstancc. His honetty is not unimpeacbable, as we shall vcry soon make it appear. We re markherc, that all Mr. Everett's statcments that represent Gen. Taylor as occupying ground lcss satisfactory to the North, in respect to the exten sion of Slavery, than Mr. Clay occupies, are sole ly and altogether asstnnptiont, and not only so,but assumptions that cannot be made to harmonizc with what we do authcntically know of Gcn. Tay lor's opinious. He does, indecd, in two or three instances, prctend to givo somcthing like authot ity. And what kind ofauthorityl Anonymoui rrports oTallegcd conversationsl The very sort of thing against which Gen. Taj lor puts us on our guard.in one of his letters and which, as a little good sensc would havo suIBccd tosbow Mr.Erer ctt, makes a very fecble link in tha chain of his logic. As to the honesty ot Mr. Everett's prccecdings. wc attribute his misstatemcnts and misrcpresen tations to ill temper and the insanity of passion and prejudice, rather than to any more serions moral obliquily. Twoorthrco cxamples in sup port of this charge, must snffice though they might be extended to a muchgreaterlength. Hc speaks of two tlavehdders from Louisiana, addrea sing the State Convention at Woodstock, either without taking any pains to inform himseff on this point, or else deliberatcly misstating. He represents that Taylor avows no prineiples and yetio must havo seen tho Allison letter. Ho says Taylor repndiatcs the Whig party whcrcas on tho contrary, be snfTcrs himself to be nomioa ted by the Whigs, with the express undcrstanding that he should not run as a candidatc, if anv one elte received thc nomination. And so on, to thc end. We hare said more of this "Addrcss" than such an ill-natnred and harmless thing deserves. miy do something to elect Mr. Cass, whom Mr. Everett tays be prefers to the Whig nominee. who is supported byalltheleading Whig States men, and who has been unanimously acccptcd by every Whig Convention in Vermont. All the converts made by this pamphlet, however, may probably be counted on a man's handr without going sofaras the bttle finger. JrThe Free Soil Cburier. aliis Liberty Gazette, says that "moro than one taousand persons con- yened at the Town Honso. in Middlebury, on Tuesday,' the lstinst. Our Town Room, un happily, will not eonuin over three hundred per sons, nanyposture. The same veracious sheet remarks that "The South, to a man, are united against the Provi- so." It is a fact, nowever, taat two faoatbern Senators (Messrs. Clayton and Spruance, of Dcl- aware.) voted for the Proviso in ths United States Senate, during the Session just clossd and that, too, in obediencs to the requett ofthe Dela- ware Legislatnre. And now for a third "whapper." This CoalL- uoa orgia says that Gen. Taylor denies having inteadea, in nis SSignal letter, to approve ofthe Qrdiaaacs of 'S7 giriag foxasthority what has bsea exte oitvely orculated as an extract ofa let ter to Mr. Doolittie, of New Yorkwhen it is wU known that MirJJoolittla denies ever hav ing rccsived such a letter. This u the paper that prcpcses to enlightea, the Freo'Sail Party, and htlp it to "unerstacd itself." Read the two new letters from General Taylor, ia our paper to-dar. Our vHIage was thronged, on Saturdty last, by thor thousands who camo to visft Ray. mond and Waring's Mcnagerie. The Ru I noceros, so famcrus for lis mortal encouater with the elopbant lyolumbos,(l) and tha ad mirablo pcrfonaances of ss Adalina in tka caga ol the Lion, were among thc cluef novel- ties of the occasion. tSS' The Vermont Chronidc .commenls'if considerablc Ipngth on the "brief note we ap. pc.naea to tbe statemcnt ot tbe national Era that tbe 'Chronicle and scvcral other religious papers' were thrpwing their influence against both Taylor and Cass. Wehave not noiy either time or room to go into any controrersy on tbe subject, nor should we carc to if we had. If we were 'arrogant m questioning the pronrie- ty of the Chronicle's course, so bc it We should deem ourselves quite as justly exposed to such a charge, however, were we to stgp for. ward, in some grave theological dhcufiion, as to tbe xnerits of which we bad takcn no pains to inform ourselves, and ptonounce both paj-. ties engagcd in the dispute to bo unprincipled and hypocrilical. Now, to 'reverse the matter a little,' is not this prccisely analogous to tho course ofthe Chronicle? The Chronicle do nics that it has declared against the nomineos of the two great political parties. IIow then came tbe Era to think it had ? In our simple judgment, the Chronicle has said what will be so understood by ninc-tenths of its readers. It represents that both parties must abandon the Wilmot Proviso in order to support their can- didates and any one who bearsin mind that the people of this State aro nearly unanimous in favor ofthe Wilmot Proviso (the Whigs en tirely so,) will think such a declaration to be very significant, to say the Ieast. We have never intended to deny to any paper thc 'hon est liberty offreo spcech," Icast of all have wa wished to dictate to tho Chronicle wbat coursa to pursue. That paper is associated in our mind with the earliest rccollections of boyhood, as an object of reverence and esteem.Very Iike ly ireowo much to its inPuence for good, in our earlier ycars. We believe the influcnco ofarclisious papcs: richtly conducted. and widcly diffuicd among ths familics of our State, is salutary and important nor have wo in gcncral socn any reason to complain that the Chronicle was not all wo could wish in this respect. We do not dcsire that paper to give its influence to tho Whig nominces. Our ground of cotnplalnt in the present in. slancc, it will be seen, is quite different from Ihis. We ditdikc ihe authoritative tone, which has also n kind ofreligiovs cnnction. coming from such a source, wiih which t't assens that both parties, afler all their pre- ensinns, (this is tho suhstance of the ro- raark.) have abandoned the Wilmot Provi so. We leave it for our readers (mnnv of j - - whom are also readers of the Chronicle.) to judge whether we havo spoken mtre strong ly than tbe occasion warratited. & A largo and enthnsiastic meeting of tho Whigs of Middlebury, was hcld at tiie Town Room, on Friday cvcning last.at which it waa unanimously resolvcd to organize a "Rough and Rcady Club," for thc purposo of more ef Gcient cflbrts in securing tho clection of Tay lor and Fillmore, and tho Siate Whig tickct Committoes were appointcd to draft reso!ution and a conititution, and to nominatc officcrs, who a-e to rcport at an adjourned meetinc, thii ei cning. The gathering was addresscd,in an appropriate and ffcctivc mannnr, by tLe Hon. Myron Lawrence, of Massachuactts, who will also speak this evening. C3 Cass and Butlcr, it secms, have a fcw friends lcft in Addison County, after all. Tho call fora County Convention, of the rcgular Democrats,in our columns to-d3y,is sigr.ed by a bout 175 namcs. Democratic District Cohvextiox. The Democrats of tho Third Cor gresiional District who are in favor of thc Baltimore nominations aro to hold their District Conven tion at Milto.v, on Tuesday, the 22d init. ELECTIONS. No rtb Caro HXA.-Manley (Whi2)ii elect ed Governor, and the Lcgialature has a small Whig majority on joint ballot securing a Whig U. S. Senator to succced Mr. Badgar P. S. Later accounts Icare the result somo- vrhat ia doubt. There has been a considera ble Whig loss. Kextuckt. Crittenden (Whig) is elected by about 7000 majority. Fears were entcr tained of his defe at, owing to a disaffcction on tho part of some of Mr. Clay's friends, but his majority willbe little, if any, short of that of Mr. Clay in 1844. I.ndiaxa. The rcturns from Indians, thus far, are decidcdly favorablc showing consid- erable Whig gains. The election was for members of the Lcgislature only. Illi.vois. In this State, the Wliigs had no candidate for Governor. French (Democrat) is of course elected. Tho canvass for mem bers of Congress has been ipirited. Col. Ba- ker is said to be elected in the 6th District,and Marshall in the 2d District, (both Whig gains.) Elsewbere, the Whigs have held their own. MissouRt. So far as heard from, the Whigs have gained four, and the Locos tao, Representatives. No doulit, however, of a Loco Lcgislature. Iowa. Whig gaius aro reported in this State, but not enough, probably, to redcen the State. t Full relurns will be reeeived from all these States, probably, in season for our aext issue. Sir The Secretary of Warsavs 5,000 mea fa snctr old fsshioned standinsr army') will be- requircd for the poats to orotcct the new Ter- ntones. Tcxas contains 1 25,000 square mncs; Oregoa 341.000; California 488,851; New .Moxico 77,387 total 1.032.233. Tbesc new accejiions are mnch larger than the old 13 states. The Potato Rox- We doeply regret toleara that tho potato d-seaset haj 'witmn tbe !att few days appeared ia vanous tocalities oa the island of Montreal, and we observe by tho last Onebec Gazette that some instances of tho diseasehave appeared ia tho neigbtor hcod ofthat cttr. iloitrssl Hcrald.