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H. BELL, Editor and Proprietor. MIDDLEBURY YT.:JUL,Y 26, 1843. VOL. VI1I.-NO. 12.
U PCBLISHED EVERV WEDNESDAY MOENIXG
HOKTII E.fD OF T1IE 8BIDOE, BY
J. COBB JR.
by whom all ordcrs for prinling Boolts
P.tmphl-jts, Bills, Cards, &c.,ofeverydes
cription will be neatly and fashionably ex
ecuted, at short notice.
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AllciMnia taicatiunamustbe addressed tolheeditur
PoT I'AIO
.MISCELLANEOUS.
For the People' Trfsa.
THE LAST MEETING.
A BALLAD.
We met butoli, how ead llie oifrting!
Tw-a but a moment ere "t-as o'er
Anil oh! b.u tcarful recollectioDt
One lools awoke, of day of jore!
.1 alnioJI thought I had forgot thec,
'.Mid Iifc obliiioui cares and woej,
Cut at that kingle glaoce oVrpowerinff,
Freshly niy buried lote arose!
Wt met bot the rude breath of tadaesi
Slole oVrmy Fpirit, 6trong and cold,
Bl ghtiog eaeli tender bud of gladness,
Stirrtng tear leares dead hopcR of old!
And though that look said thou nert faithful,
Yet on thoe trnrds dtrksorroMr flev,
An J aippM the weeti from erery fluwer
Of jiy, that in my bo6om grew.
We raet liut oh! 'twai our latt roeeting!
'Twar thli an-akened fcclingt nad
Twaf this thnl gave tlie sting to parting.
Andquenchcd each fiame of joy I Iiad!
And yet uliy thould I yield to sadney.
Though furtune furccf us apartl
For though beluw again u-e mcet not,
Yct bhall oft be near in heart !
Middlebury, June 1842.
H. L. T.
From the New Yorkcr.
AX ADVEXTCKn IX ILL1S0IS.
It was a bcautiful aftcrnoon in the Indian
tummer. that season which, parlicularly in
Ihn Wc.tcrn portion of our country. is of all
others the most cnchanting ; tho hright
hnatns ofthe sun were tempcred by ihccoot
and rcfreshing brreze that ruffled wilh soft
musio the parti-colored foliagc of the Irccs.
Aii who have stood nt this season oflhc
jeartm tho prairics of tho West, wilh un.
cr.vrred brnw, will recall tho beauty spread
wtdearound tl.em farbettcr thanl can dc--crihe
it
Seizing my riflc, I left my unclo Jona
than log hut and wajdcrcd leisurely ovcr
llip prairie in Ihe dircction ofthe wood.
Having passod through a corncr of the for
cst. I found mvsclf ncar a small blufTupon
the top of which I could plainly discern the
Maluly outlincs nnd branching nntlers of a
huck painted in dark lines ngainst tho hor
izon. Enlering the s.kirts ol the forcst onco
tnore, I crcpt warily round tho Iiill in order
toapproach unscen within liailing dislance
ofthe ohject of my pursuit. Slooping low.
1 hurried nlong behind the rugged line of
rc.s at the imsc ol the liill until 1 rcachcd
n place from which I aupposcd I could com
niand n propect of the whole broad sum
imt. Nor was I mistaken ; fur on pccring
carefully overthe edgeof thcrock l beheld
mv pame in fair vicw about a hundred yards
rioiani. little supecling an enemy, at least
in tha.1 dircction. Thrusting thc muzzlc
of my riflc over the rock, I took n dcliber
nte aim nl his sidc and ptillcd the trtgger
The qtiick, iharp crack ofthe cap alone fol.
loucd. I nis wnsn disappoinlment; but quick
as pn.vible I cringed behind thc rock. anil,
trcmbling wilh caecrness, sought for anoth- j
- - D - l
crcap. Aflcr consuming twice the timelanothcr Jinlher. lhcse two lornndnblc
nccessary, and scatlering my caps in nll , encmies occupied Ihe ground alone, while
dircclions upon the ground, I was at lcnglh the murderous but cowardly ivolves slunk
onco more in a stato of preparalion. My i back inlo ihe ohscurity ofthe woods.
heart bcat as I saw tho majcstic nnimal still Upon this new nrrival, thc two secmed
occtipytng his fnrmer position, though wilh for a short time to be holding an infernal
head erect, snuffing tho breezo and darting council. Soon one of ihem starled nnd ran
his lightning glancesin cvery quarler. un ofT, while the other rcmained crouching be
knowinir iti what direction to ftee toavoid neath the tree. I was ut a lossto compre-
Ihc dcalh. Again I pointed my iron and
fired. The noblo buck sprang into the air,
and I sprang over the rock. When I reach-
ed the spot"his limbs were alrcady quiver-
ing. In loading again, I found I had but
iic cnarge in my nasK . ov witii un uuutt
nient hastc. as it wns now nearly sunset, I
drew my long knife, which formed an in
dispensable item in my htinting accoutre-
ments, and havin" dissected the animal.
which I had slain. nroeeeded homeward.
loaded wilh thc skin nnd two quarler, which
wa3 nll I could convcnientlv carrv. and
hich. with mv ptece. formed a verv re.
Jppctable burden. Striking into a palh
. - -
which l supposed would conduct me by a
nearer rnute through the lorcst, I hurried
cn wilh all the spced my Ioad would allow
tte. But after consuming sufficient time
to have brought me out, I was somewhat
surpriscd at discovcring that instead of
oiawing near the opcning my path seemed
to becoicr: Icss dislinct ns I advanced. and
to conduct mcfarthcr inlo the deplh ofthe
forest; However, I presscd cn with alncrity,
ueeming u sure that 1 should soon emergc.
nd knowing that to rctrace my steps would
only bo cosducting me into a course dircct
ly opposite to my home.
It was now growing quite dark in tho
"ood, by which the indistictnepi of the
treacherous Dath I had followed was of
course increased. When standing still with
doubt and uncertainty, tho long.drawn
howl of a wolT came with fearful dis.
tinclness upon my ear. So suddenly it
came, it pierced like n knell "the fearful
bolloiv ofmy ear,'" announcing in a tone
not lo be misunderstood, the kind of com
panions I should be likely to have, should
I 1)0 cnmnellcd tn nnss thr nmhl in ihr?
I woody labyrinth a prospect which, though
by nn means ngreeablc, seemed yct not im
probable. Nevertheless, I resolved to pro
ceed.'nnd cilher to coine safely out or to
bravo whatevcr dancers I mi"ht encoiinter
wilh a manlv heart. wandprinn- on as wcll
as I might in my formcr dircction, I snon
f0"", nysclfnear a brnok which murmurcd
on "rough n Mady dcll. and immediatcly
delcrminpd to foJlmv it.salisfied that it mnst,
soonrr or Isler, conduct me inlo ihe opcn
world once moro. It was now aflcr sunset,
j d fc .. . r , . .,.. lo .pk. i
my riubious nnd fearful way. I would J
have Iiglilcned myself of my burden, lmt
the increased hnwling ofthe wolves, which
i secmcd tn be galhennj; in n bodv behind
tno. warned me thnt it might soon become
my only prolection. You may be sure thsl
these not musical but tnost melancholy
notcs tcndcd not to diminish my spced or
(rcpidation, and I spcmcd to ho chasing
dnwn the little brook wilh all the demons
of Iho pit crowding and yclling bi-hind me.
Presentiyl could detect adiscordani notc
aniong the voices of this infernal choir,
which I kncw at oiicc lo be the cry of the
panther, than whii:h I would ratber have
met in gcncral assembly nll the wolves of
the fon-sl. Notwilhslandingllic incrcase of
spei'd caused by the Inst unpleasant discov
crv, it nvailed me so little that I could soon
dislinguish the rustling of lcavcs and cntck-'
ing of dry branches, nnd presenlly after, t
the measured bounds nf Ihe panther struck
plain upon my ear and to my heart. When
it sccmed to my frighlen fnncy that I could
altnost feel the monslcr's hot breath upon
me and seo in the dark the glaro of his eye-1
balls, I procurpd n tcmpnrnrv rrpneve bv
dropptng onc quarlcr of my fine huck.which
1 had intendcd for a far difTerent purpnsc.
Hnwcver, I well knew that he would delay
only to rcturn with increased ferocity nfler
his rcpast.
I quickened my pace, if that
were ossible, strnining cvcry ncrve wilh a
fatnt hnpe of gaintng Ihe edgeof tlie wood
before I was ngain placed in so dangcrous
a vicinity to my pursuer, but in vnin : I
could soon dislinguish again his lcnglhcned
bounds, each onc bringing him ncnrcrand
nearer.
When he had approachcd so near that I
considcrcd him too fannliar, I again baitcd
him with my vcmson. ihis I did till ny
Ioad was gone ; and, instead of being satis-
hcd, tho lierce nntinal seemcd but to hava
sharpcncd his appolito for a richerrppat,
When I had dropped Ihe least rcmaining
fragment, my mcans of defcncc or escape
6eemed lo have been exhausted. Howev.
er, I resolved to climb with all hastc into
Iho first tree which would admit of it, nnd
defcnd myself as well as I could with thc
solo remnining charge in my rifle By good
fortunc l immcdiately discovered one which
answered mv nurnnso verv wcll. It was
of a mtddlo size, and ucstitute ot branches
for some twcnty or thtrly feet from tho
ground. I found no difficulty in climbing
it whh gun in hand, as my short snjourn
in the country bad mnde me quite an adept
at many such indispensable accomplish
ments.
I had nosooncrscaicd mrsclfon thc first
bough, rcady wilh my gun, than I could
hear my late acquaintance bounding for-
ti",,.l nirain nnrl cnn ti ! ( Jl o (1 1 trl lirrht thnt
.n.Mo.l in,nr ihn tr A. I
ccrned his form alternatfly aseending and
deccndinr. leaninr? hinh into Ihe air. and. I
it sccmed to me. ftill twcntv feet forwnrd
each time. It did not in the least puzzlc
his sagacity to cnmprchcnd thnt the trail hc
was follnwing came toa vcry abrupt con
clusion; for after running several timrs
rpund the tree, he finally scttlcd himself
down bencath it, and raised such a tremen.
drous yelp that in spite ofall my allpmpls
lo wcar a brave heart and yield ns little ns
possihle to terror, this, with the long and
quavcring cry of the approaching pack,
could not but run likeirnn throughmy blood.
Much to my aslonishmenl, the wolves scem.
ed content toocciipv the bsckground. This
- .
was soon explained by llie appearance ol
. hend precisely what Ihis movement might
import, though I could in any case only rc
main quiet, with my rifle ready poiscd. Il
was difficult to resist the tcmptation of
firing nt the rcmaining one, but I resolved
i w piwv.i . w ...j oai uuurgu 111 uosu ui
cr emergency.
I now had leisuro to plan every mcthod
of escapn that my invention could dcvise.
Other reflectionsby no means so pleasant
would persist in intruding ihemselves. 1
I had remained in this position butafew min.
utes when I heard a slight crackle of a dry
branch in another tree distant two or ihree
1 . T 1 . .1
rnrla Irom Ihe one 1 was in. uurieu my
eves in that dircction, nnd there, crouched
o'n a limb n little hiuher than the one I res -
pH nn. I pnutd nlainlv see lhe other panther
in the verv nct of sprincing upon mc. Quick
. r r . , i
as thought I drew up my rifle nnd fired.
The sudden glare shot far into the bosom
of dim night, and lit up the woods for a
moment like a flash of lightning. I could
fancy it reflected from a thnusand wild
eyes'that were gleaming in anxious expcc
tancy upou mc.
But there was slight opportunity for re
flection. As tho panther, at that moment
I fired, was on the point of springing, the
impetus sent him forward and downward,so
that be struck his claw upon tho limb where
my feet resled For a moment he sfrug
gled to retain his grasp, and then fell dying
to the ground. 'J'he other panther set up a
disnial howl, and then starled offin a siini
lar manner wilh the first, and.I doubted uot,
with a similar intcntion. As soon, there
fore, as hc was out of sight, Islipped hastily
from the tree, threw nwuy my riflc, and
started wilh all the spccd dcspcration could
lcnd. I still ran dnwn the brook, that bc
ing my only hope though my heart told
tne that even that was but slighl.
I could soon pcrceive by the howling that
the wolves were again in fresh pursuit. I
had ran on now for ncarlv halfan hour.
keei)in!r in advanco of lie wnlves. uhn hnd
not lhe courage to altack me, when I again
heard the measurcd bounds of the panther.
My heart sank within me. and I was ulrnost
in dcspair, when I thought I caught a
Iglimpso of tlie sky thrnugh the trces beforo
; me. I now siramed everv nerve, inwnrdlv
prnv nff that this nvi.llt be the rase. If it
was. 1 Kncw 1 was safe ; olhcrwisc, I could
seo no probablc wav of esi ane. The nan
jther seemcd lo be nwarc of tho nuccsiity of'
i'u,""i " ""l -"" e.uiicu upun ,
nnll I . . . I I . n I.... ....... 1 : 1
me evuu liisier inan uemre. l couiu noi i
turn to look, bul I was well aware Ihat cve
ry leap hrought him nearer to me. At last
I reached some lliick firs, and one bound
from them brought me into the open moon
light. There was a housc not fifty rods
I'rom ihn place whcre I was. I knew tho
placo at a glancc. It was a mill npon the
brook 1 had followed, situatcd nbout len
miles from my uncle's house whence I slar-1
tcd. TJlC panther followed me half wav lo
the hnuso toward which I slrttck wilh all !
speed
As I burst open Ihe door, and found
j that I was so quickly transpnrted from the i
ntost imminent danger loa place of securi.
ty, the revuNton of mv feeiings was so ,
powerful Ihat I fcll headlong upon the floor 1
in a swoon. Mowever, I was among friends
nnd lackcd no needful ntlcnlion, nnd Ihe
ncxt uay was reariy to hunt again taking
the prcrntition, huwever, toexamine my
powder IlasK bclurc 1 starteil
A IIint. Mr. Ettahrookc, formerly
cliTgynian of Alhol. in this counly. was
wcll known for his wnggish turn of mind,
no Icss than for his fcrvcnt, unaffeclcd pic
Jty nnd gcnuino bcnevnlcnco. There are
many anecamcs connccieu wun ms long
ministry and he dicn at a vcry advaticed
ngc which are well dcsorving. Towards
thc last of his life, a proposiiion was madc
in parish or as it then was, in toivn mcc
ting, to incrensc his salary tn nn amount
co'rrcsponding with the increased e.xpcnses
of living, nnd the increased wcalth of thc
socicty. Thc molion was in n fair way of
passing, when, to tho suiprisc of evcry one,
tne o'.a gentlemcn roso and begged lns
friends not to votc a largcr sum for him. Ho
askctl it as a favor of the parish. Some one
inquircd if it was not tho fact, ns had been
stutnd, that tho present salary was insufH
cient for his support. Mr. E. udmiltcd this,
but beggcd that Ihey would not vote him n
Ir.rger smn. His friend? presscd arnund him
to inquirc thc rcasnn, which hc dcclarcd was
pcruliar and of rnthcr a private nature. On
heing prcsseil, howcvcr. hc stated his in-
ducemrnt to the course hc had taken Ilo
declarcd that ho wasoppospd lo volingany
more money, because it teas iVJJicultJoT him
lo get tehal had formerly been volrd I The
people were set into n roar of laughter the
incrcase was voted. and what was bcttcr,
promptly paid. Barte Gaz.
THE ENGLIH BISHOPS AND THE
TRACTS FOR THE TI.MES.
Tho last number ofthe Londor. Quarler-
ly Review. which has hitheiio been lookrd
r;n 05 Hivornble to Traclarianism, has the
foowinK paragraph :
Now ihat so large a portion of tho pre
Inles of our Church have passed ofHcial
judgpmcnls, in the shnpe of viiilation char.
ces, on Iheso points, il would be presump
lous in us to sny more Ihan that the gcnc
ral rcsult of these juugements is the we
belipve we.nny say unpquivocal and unan
imous condHmnntion ofall the Tractarian
doclrines which had been. by sobcr private
Enghsh Christians, suspeciei to have a po.
pish tendency. We have no Icss than thir.
leen o'thrsp charges. io a pamphlpt form,
bpfore us : thnse ofthe bishops of London,
Durham, Wjnchpsler, Lincoln. LnndafT.
Chpstpr, Oford, Gloucester, Etlpr, Ripon,
S'.'David's, Chichesler, Worcester, besidps
thoe of the Primaio and Bishop of Down,
in Ireland, nnd llie Bishop of Ciilcutla ; n-id
nltlmugh, in the unponcertpd npimont ofso
many men of diffprent nges. tempers, hab.
ils, nnd views, diversitipg of delail are inev.
iiable, Iheir accordancp, wherever the main
points of llip new co.Hrovpr-.y are treated, is
in prineiple coniplete. The Tractarian dis
cussion occupips a grealer or less propor
lion oftlie difii-rent chari;ps,and is variom-
lv handled. me mane io me auniors oi
lhe trncls a larger, and mhers n more scan-
. j. ' r j .- j
Iv handled. Sme make lo ihe audiurs of
tv, acKnnwieogemeni oi gnmi inipniiuus uuu
g'ood efTects ; one or two seem to queslion
SoiW! speak wilh morp, and olheis
both
with less anxiely, as lo the degrce and cx-
tpnt orihe error, and wnn more or icss in-1
dul"enceor severity of difTerent porlions ofj
the'Trarlarian syslem ; but all nre con-1
demnilorv. and are wriilen generally speak-
ing, with c moderation, charity, learning,
and digni'y creditable to the pprsonai char.
acterrfthe nrlntes, nnd recommendatory
! to gpnernl conrurrcnce of the judgeinent
; they prnnnunre. This is a most imporlant
hct. hich we recommend lo ihc dufful al
leniion ofthe clergv, ihat ihn bishops havn
unaimously condemned every n'ticle of
Tractarian doclrinelhat ihpy hnve had oc
casion to discuss ; and that those who ad
hcre to these doctriues arc in opposition to
the uniled opinion and authority ol the pre
lates ofthe whole Anelican Church. In
truth, we believe that these charges have
given nll the distinguishing tonets of docN
rinal Trdctirianism a death-bIow ; and we
trust that we may safely sny that, howev
er a few unreflecting, or OTer.imaginative
persons may persist tn somo foolish siogu
larilies, eithe' of doclrinc or cercmony. there
is no longer (if ever there was) any dangrr
of extensive aposiacy or serious schism ;
and we are sanguine enough to hope tlmi
little, comparnlively little, now remains, and
ihal, in a short period, notliing will survive
of tliis Tractarian aeilaiion buta renewcd
', conlirmnlion ot the soundness of ihe Angli.
can doctnne ns cnslirined (wc use the met.
pphor advisedly) in our articles, and a bel.
ter understaiiding and a stricier obervancp
of the origiual forms or real inlenlions of
our Anglicau rubrics.
JonN Qoiscv Adams at Sabatoga
The Saratoa Senlinel coutains the followin
account ofthe honors paid to Mr. Adajns at
Saraloga Springs.
In pursunnce of an intimation of tho ven
ernble cx.pre-ident that he would be happy
lo receive the visitsofhis fellow citizen,
of nll p.irlics se.xes and Lges, rcpairi'd to th
Union tlall yesterday morning, for the pur
piisf ofpaving hiin their reipccu. Hc re-
I cpived them wilh an easy, unafTrcied grao
. - ... . . . . .-
tMkinc nll by llie hanrt, Bnd c.xchanijinL' i-on.
i,i
t ceremony being cnncluded he oddressed
the asscnblHd inullitude in brief but eloquenl
tcrms. He alluded lo the kindncsi with
which I.e had bt-en received in tliis, his first
viiit lo Saraloga, and to the sincere and
lively p'ensure it nfforded him to receive
the salutatinns ofso numenus and intcrcs
ting a portion of his fellow counlrymnn,
He spoko in glowing tcrms nfotir beauliful
nnd ilonrishini' viWnoc. ils lifn.irivinffs fhun
tains. ils nicturrsnueand romanlic scenerv.
He advertcd lo his visit lo the batllo pround
ibe day previous, and to the feelings tjiat j
filled his bosom as he cazed uoon tho snoi
consecraled by t e valor of ihe palriots of i
'76. In conclusion, he ihnnked his friends
i()r ihe respecl they had th'S dav sliown him,
l, ... "j ,i ,i, r .,, ,
r - .. '' ' 3
This was one ofthe proudest moments .
of his lifp.and ihe scenu before him would not
,- ,.. , ., , , . . '
fade from his memory bul wilh Ihe pxtinc
lion of ihe vilnl spaik itscll. He had been ac
customed lo public speakiog, but it was in a
placo difTprent from this a place where he
met opponenls ; but ho truslcd ho had no
npponenls in this friendly gathprini;. He
had met opponetits withoui embarr.Tismcnt
but here ho fell embarrassed language
fmled to cxprcss thc cmolintis that thrilled
in his brrnl. Mr. A. sat down cvidenlly
much nffected, and there were but fuw dry
nves about him.
We regrct our inabilily lo furnish n cor
rcct rcporl of Mr. A's. remarks ; but we
hope some compelcnt fricnd will furnish
ihpm for publication.
A complimenlary Dinncr was "given to
Mr. Adams by iho proprietori of iho Union
Hnll yeslerday. The Inblo was spread in
n s:Ie of unsurpassed elcgoncp, rcflccling
urcnt cn-dit upon the laslo aud liberality of
ihe Messrs. Pntnnm
IRISH REPEAL.
Tho nrdi-nl friends to thp repcal ofthe
Union or Great Britain and Itcland in these
Umted Stales, have met with some discour.
agement in ihe proscciition of their labors
of love in snme portion ofour country, which
probably thoy wrre not nltogclher prepircd
for. Daniel O'Connell, tho warm friend of
freedom. nnd the gri-at chnmpion of what he
calls tho emancipaiion of his country from
British dominion, disclaims thc ussistancn
and co-operalion of lliose ofour countrvmpn
who ho!d their fellow men in the bondnge of
slavery. This strikes ofT at a blow all ihe
sympathy, and of course a!l tho contribu
tions, ofthis dp&rription of ppople in ihis
country. What Mr. O'Connell calls Irish
slavery, nnd what we call Negro slavery, in
the opinion of our slave. holders, are two
very difTprent things. Mr. Calhnun consid
prs African slavery, as practiscd in mnst of
our Statps, as Ihn source of much good ;
parlicularly as it gives ihe white inhabilanls
wharo il exisls. hiaher nolions of freedom
nnd indepe.idcnce than they would oihcr
wise enlertnin, while nt the snme time it re.
nnes unu juiiiruvcj iucir inanners anu m'jr -
nls. Mr. O'Connell, nevcr having lived in
a community where ihis sppcirs ol slavery
prevails, does not seem cnpable of renlising
ils bencnls ; nno as ne is now prnciaiming
open war wilh oppression, hc declines thc
profTered aid of those who view tho subject
in so diflprnnt a light.
Undpr such circumstanccs, Mr. Van Bu.
rpn nnd his friends, in this part ofthe coun
trv, can, with great snfeiy, renew their zea!,
and rednuble Iheir cff'rts. oral least incrense
their noire in favor of Ireland, or, to sppak
rnure correclly, in ftvor of the Repeal.
Thisxmay have a lendency lo conciliate our
Abohtiomsts. who have bprelolore had ren-
6on lo suppose thnt he rathersided wilh the
policy anJ fpplings of jhe sIavehoIders.
Whalever feeiings oflhis kind ho may here- J
. .. T. ,. mnn;rMtarl it mi,Cl li... .,: .1
i iuiuio im.c .. o
from a dispofilion to securo slsve.holders
! , iknM.,h ;i mTcrhi hnvp snhippf.. t,;m
..o, .. -j ......
to lhe riik of losing abolnmn votes. This
j course on llie part of Mr. Van Buren, will
. make very little niiierenre in ine long run
i """""i"1 ""u, i
perfecily sure, undpr all circumstances. cf
spcuring in his own favor all lhe Irish votes
in ihis pan ui iijo wmhu ui imau l.vuii ine
Kepeal spreches of Mr. Rnbert Tyler will
have no itndencv lo lurn ihis lide of popu.
lantv in favor of his falhcr. If lhe result
does not show that this voung gentU-mm,
in aitending Iheso meetings, nnd making
speeches in favor ol lhe proposed Irish rev
olution, has tnrown away his labors, we will
"ive up all prelenlions to tkill in guessing
hereafier.
As tce expected. Tha fearless and faith
ful course of John Maltocks wins the res
ppct and even tha votes of not a few of those
who do not agren with him on all politicat
pomls. Oflhis class is Mr. Wetherbee of
Danville, who nddressed the Whig districi
conrention and announced his support of
"honest Jack."
PACIFICUS:
THE RICnTS AND PE1VILEGES OF THE SEVE
BAL STATES 1S EEGARD TO SLAVERT ;
Rtn nf t'mt. nnfili.fil tn thft Wntm RittrT,
'
by a wino or OHIO.
NU.MBER IX.
0BJECTI0NS ANSWEKED.
Mit. Editor : In this, my clnsing nnm
ber, il is my intcntion to answersome ohjnc-
nnns th.il have been urged ogainst a union
of ihe friends ofnoithern righls. Tlie first,
and most important, objpction urgrd by the
Libeety men" is, that Henry Clay is the
Whig cannidate for President, and they
cannol vote for hirr, because he is a slave
holder." My firsl answer lo Ihis objpction
i.. that Mr. Clay u nol tho candidate ofthe
Whig party, at presenl ; and wheiher he
will be, is quiie nncerlain. Nor can I ad
rr.it it to be gond or sound policy for me lo
withJraw from tlie support of good men al
this time, for the rcason ihat I think a bad
rnan may be a candidate two years hence
for anothef office Asiasn: shoulJ Mr. Clay
dio before the next Presirtential eleclion, or
sliould hc noi be a candidate, how cm ihey
juslify their wilhdrnwal at the lalo elpclion would make such slalerneiit" white uoder ihe wilhout mature investigation.or ou which
from tho support ofmen who openly nvow excrcise of a sui'.able regard to candor. It hc entertains any doubt. Yct he claims for
and support every prineiple which ihey do ;s wei ;nnwn that, for the lajt two ynars, in bimsclfno infdllibilhj. And if any man
theinselvcs. My next answer i., Ihal Mr. Cvciy inslance in which thosc righls so dear; dcsiro cxpIatintioTt-;. or anthniitics on anv
Clay, undf r Ihe hws of Keulucky, is per- 1 10 our fr'onds haio come bpfore Congress, poinl, he will mo'it chpprfully ftirnish thpm.
milled to hold slavcs. By the Couslilution evCry Deniocralic member from this S'alo In lakini: lenve of my rcadprs. I wiali lo
ot me unuea oiates uiai ismauenouisquai-inas
ificilion from ofrice. It is an objcction un.
knuwn to the Constitu'ion, and wu ought to
be carpful how we ottpmpt innavaiions upon
ihut insliumpnt. unless they be made in Ihe
mnde poinlpd out for itsamendment
The first President, under Ihe ConslilU'
tion, was n slnveholder; and the slavehold
i-m of ihoso Stales have nn equal right lo
ciiice iuai gcniiPincn wnn resiuu iii uiu ireu
Stntes have. For us, at ihis dny, to t-stob.
' . . , . , .
i- i. i. i . . r .. n: .......ll
do a viuintion oi tne riiriiis oi tne peonip i
tho slave Slates. This is, in mv opinion,
hil'rilv ohp'CininablR. It would show us
willing to inrade their richts, while we prn.
fess tn maintain our own. This would he
inconsistnnt. Our inqniry should bp. will
he maintain the ConsUution, and icill he
support ihe conslitulional rights t.f all parls
ofthe Union I Ifwo are salisfied that he
will do Ihis, we ought not lo Ihrow awny
our pnlilical influcnce, and sulfpr our inler.
ests, our honor.and ourroni-titulional rights
lo be irampled under foot by n party ho
appear anxious to bring us under the sub
jpction oftlie south. I would, in nll can.
dor, ask our Liberty men, wheiher they
would nnt prpfer ihe suppo'i of our righls
by a slavcholding President, rathcr than
their dcslruction by n "norlhern man with
southern princlpes I" I certainly prefer
Ihal our candidates should nnt be flaveliold-
jer;for I believe slavcholding, even in n
slave Statc, to be imnmral and wrong, and
must detract from ihe mnral characler of
thosc who practise it. Like all other vices,
it should have ils due weight in ourcstimaln
of characler ; but it is entilled to no.hing
more. Should Mi. Clay, or his friends,
salisfv me Ihat, if clfcted President. he will,
in good fiilh, support all these righls to
which I hnvo alluded, and wl ich have been
so ufien and so long Irampled upon, nnd he
he iho only candidate. who, in my opinion,
will sustain those rmh's, and who, at the
satne time, has a rensnnablo chance for c
lcciion, I r.ould nnt justify myself lo my con.
science were I lo wilhlmld my support from
him. Wero I lo do so, nnd tltereby cct a
man who 1 beliovpd would violate our Con
siitulinn, and disicgjrd our rights, I should
thptcby bpcorne accesiory to his acls.
In order to salisfy myself in regard to Mr.
Clay's views on this subjpcl, I, ni one ofthe
sovereign peoplp, may propound tohim nr.y
and all qupstions thnt I may deem importanl
on this subject ; nnd if he be worthy of that
hich ofTice, ho will nol hpsitate lo answer
j ,hem fuv nrld frankly. ITI. then, become
, sal;sfied "ihat he will, ifelectcd, disrpgard
,)SQ constilutionnl rights ofihp north. I
cannnt support him il would be wrong for
1 me ,0 (j s0 . for j should become acccsso.
: rv t0 the violation of our Conslitution, and
lhe subversion of tho rights or tho frco
l gtates. Questions of policy constantly re-
quire of us mutual concesions of opinion ;
bul no circumstances can just
ine un of any portion of tho 1
When that shall bedone. society
solved into its nrieinal clcmcnts.
Anolher oljpclion U, that slaveholders,
when in office. do injusticc to the free Stales.
This asserlion has proven too true in many
cases, but is not corrcct in all instanccs. I
quolc tho example of the present Speakerof
ihe House of Represeulatives. the Hon.
John White. No norlhern man has con-
oemned his official acl
He hOS disctiar
g01 (,;s duties honorably, nnd is as much on.
titled to confidenco as ihough he lived in a
t. , . - .
( )re0 aau.. nere i wnuio cauuon uurnuu.
I slavery men not to permit their Inriy prin -
. .... '.pt i... . j...:.ji. j .
clples 01 numan rigms u..n,...u
mere ocal jealousiei. We should no more
mvado the spirit ofthe Constilulinn by nia-
' yins, th0 holding of slaves a test for olhce,
than we should permit our sou'.hern friends
to invnde ils Ietler.
Again i it is said that the Whigs have
done no'hing in favor of those rights which
anti-davery men cousider so important. Is
the nssenion correct 1 Have no: J. Q. Ad
nms, William Slade, Seth M. Gntps. nnd
olhcr Whigs, done what they could for the
defenco and support of norlhern richts?
But it is said Ihese nre individuals. Yct
ihey belong lo the Whig party, and consli
luie a part of it ; and suMy iheir ncts can
not be phced to lho credit ofthe other par
tv. Bul do not our friend, whu make this
objection, charge over lo the Whig party
ihu acls of individuals belnngtng to thnt po.
lilicnl spct when they oppose the came of i
human righlsl The great body of lhe Whig
party ii Couzress voted to rppeal the ob-
noxious 21st rule. A few individuals join-
ing wilh lhe opposite party preveutetl its re
peal. Our liberty papors and their party
charged thi as lhe act of tha Whig partv ;
Iwhile they deny tothat party any credit for
tho rrTorts of Mr. Adams and others. This
I nracttCR is uniust, and ouht to cease. But
I have not the Whiz nartV fand when I speak
- T . I - t" . L
ity.) voted in sup.iort of these nghts for iho
tasi iwoyearsi navo iney nui vuitu u
gainsl Ihe odious gag.andin favor ofthe
richt of pctilion, when these qucslions came
before them 1 Did ihey not sustain 5Ir. ,,at no msn nor partr, 00f editor, should
Adams, when nn attempt was made to cen. say that j fi.areil to stato the ichole truth
surn him 1 Did they not sustain Mr. Gid- Or ihat Whig papers daro nol pnblish arcu
dings when cer.sured 1 Did pot the Whig menU touching all our righls. And if f
pany in uts oitinci susiain nun ; i ur.
what inslance, for Iho last two years, have
the Whigs in Ihe Houso of Iteprcsentalives
failcd lo sustain these righls, when agilated
upon tho floor ofCongrcssl I will not say,
Ihat Ihey have at all times nmintaincd our
nhls ; bul I do no. hcsilalc in saying, that
I know of no instatice when tho qnciition of
norlhern righls has been brought dislinctly
beforo ihem for Ihe lasl Iwo years, in which
a maiority of ihe mombcrs of ihe Whig par-
ly piesent have not sustained thoe rights.
" Vet it is asseried by sotne, that the two
great polilicHl parlies have benn cqually op.
posed to Ihe rights of mankind and to the
inlcrcsls or the people ofthe free Stales.''
I r.MFI hardlv hpltevp thnt anV intellil?ent inan
opposcd them. nnd that cvery nig
I nipmber from thisStnte has sustained them ;
nnd such. loo. has been subitantially true of
the two nartios nenerillv. thonch not to the ,
lsarre extcnt. A Wliij member from ihis '
Stale inlroduced resolutions drclaring the Sia'et rcniAin unxeltled conpprning slavpry.
righls of the frcc Statcs as sct forth in myLcoking nt Ohio, Nt-w Vmk. nnd n'! of'
second number, nnd was sustained by cve. Xcw Hugland, and constdprin tho rasult nf
IV.:.. ...ii . ,i,:i. ..n.flfhia f)im. t.i... ...t.: .
mcatic cnllenj'ues moCU a
censurr him for ihm nrcsuinin" lo
asscrt
i ... , . i, 1
our "'g""-.6"0 RV".r. uer'""" ""'"
voled for Ihe roolulion of censtire. And
I i U nosiinlo thnl anv man can now bo sin-
cere in fnying that ihe two partie areaW-e
subservicnt to llie will of the south 1
Uut it is said that the Whigs have been
J subservicnt to southcrn dictation ; nnd their
acls, in futmi-r years. are qunted lo provp
iho fact. This charge is tno true. rJp In
j n cerlain time bolh parlics appear lo have
, been suhrnissivc lo the domands of tho slave
Siatps. Such, loo. wns ihn case gencrally
wiih lhe men who now make this chnrgp.
Thiir nltenlion had nol been nroused to lhe
subipct. They, wilh tho Whigs and lhe
Democrnts, were cqua'ly unconscious of llip
encroachments unon our rmhts: and thi
Whiys. or lhe Democrars. mn? now makr
Ihis charge ngainst the 'Libpriy party" wilh
thearne propriply ihal thelatter can urgp
it asninsl th othe'rs. Tho truih i the n.
buse of northpn righls has but just begun :o
attract ntlpnlion. Bul wlntevor has b-en
done in Congress, has bepii done by Whigs.
Up to this 'nno ihero has bern no Libeny
men in that body, or in our Slato L"gis!a-
ture. Uut such has been IU revoiuuon in
public opiaion that, ifit continucs to pro
arcss as il has for lhe last year, it will be
complitcd ; our righ's sccurcd ; and lh"
Conslitution will be vindiratcd beforo Ihat
party will gct matii- memhcrs c'ectcd lo ei-
thcr body. Would it nnt btrlir bettcr inr
thc causc of iiorthprn rights il our Liberiy
men were lo dcal jtislly and rnndiniy wi-h
bothoflhe creal polilicnl parlics, nnd loap
provcns frankly Ihat whichts praiseworthy.
as Ihev condemn that which is wrong
nai wu.cn is wrQnS.
llMl lho prcsrnt pohtiral
Bul it is said
parlics havo become corrupt, and it is there -
fore neccssary to form n new pnny, ihat
shall be free from such politica! corruntions.
Bm I ask, (rom whcnco nre we to find tlm
men for ihis new par.yl Mut ihey nnt
co.i;o from thc presint parlipsl Aud will
they be more pure. moro honcsl, and moro
palrio'.ic when Iransferre l lo a new pa'ty
than they now are? Is there anv rpgnner-
ating influences to acl upon such ns tojoinj
thencwparly? Aretheir pnlitiral trans.isheetinjs, nnd the rcsulue prmteil collis.
urcssions to be washedo-jlj Will ihe Whig
. . ... .. , . "
who has ulwavs ncled honcsllv, and been
guided by a sincere desirc ror his counlry's
good, be moro likely to pnve his party,
than lhe ilpmagoguo nnd ofTice sreker I 1
would nnt bv anv mcans bn undcrstood as
tho formnlion of n new pany will not be
! .!... .1 C.: A .l 1 1
I imnurnine lhe motivcs of those who now , ujcs about 40,000 poumls ol woo' niinuanv
uy me yieia. consliluie the L.iuerty psriy ; on me contrn. "" " v-;-
Conslilution. rv. I believe them ns ho.,et and palrio.ic as 5?.JVh"frn'n.-, J!J.TL,"Zi ?
will be re-j nnv olhor class ofmen. But I nsk them. if ;., . ,,i, pr:nr ,,, ,im, nm.
HKeiy io uraw io iitciii me iiuuij;aio uuu mr r.uropean pian. i ne esinuuii.ii?uuicin
unprincipled from bolh of lhe other parlics 1 been in operntion scven year, empIoysSO
A"ain - it is aid to have become necrssa- penons, r.nd rnns eight .nnchines manufnr
rv to form a new partv whose printipal ob. I tu"'S "b""' 7? Iairs pf.lrawersj &c. per
.-. , , I- ,- r,i week. 1 hc existing 1 anff impops a duty
ject shall be the ma,nlainanceorihoae ngh.s of30 eMt0 KoatU nn,l Mr. Kg--
which our Anli-slavery men dpem impor. ' decar his helief that if the present
lant. it oy inis lorm "t expression u
! nar.lnnrl ihnt llm!P whll tir.im With thllt
' pariy are, in any degrce, to neclect lhe pro-1
tection of free labor by a proper larifT ofthi.l
1 . . . . ... 1 i I . !
ties ; or it Ihev inipnu io noanoon ino ira -
! pr0vemcnl of our lake harbor.s and tjtir riv -
i 1 . .. j .. .! ..
er navignuon, ano omcr m..uiuiU "",:lo",lttr nowcr tbero is iuexhaustible,
hich lhe Whigs deem imporlant, then I, for with rean t0 navicalle tide
om cannot unite with them, nor can I bc'
lieve iheir prospect ofsuccess Haitenng.
n... nsn,.Ip mnv easilv bo nersnadpd lo'
munfiin our righls when their ntlention is ly used. and the day is not far .INtant when
called io Ihem ; but it will be difilcull to con-, 30.000 and even 50 000 persons w. I Cn.l an,
. , . . . .. . , . . I, ecini) ovinent tlidrc. At present the pnp
vinco.hem that .1 has bpcomo their dnt; to Llatlon' do not exceed 2,000.-Troy Whis.
nrglecl either their rights or llv-ir mlercsts.,
llul if a norlioD otnur tricnds lorm a dis -
tinct partv for lhe support of lhe liuht of
pelitioii, and to maintain the freedom'of dn -
L j r. .i.-. cimlH on.
pt.se ino,o w c B.IB..SCU h
lion of Ihe free labor or Ine north, while a-
nolher portion lurn their nllention to Ihis
lalier objecl, and oppose their influenco lo
the former, is il nol perfeclly clear that both
must fail? While a union in support of
both would inevitably securo the tnumph
Din ouiu 3
. . j r - .1 .,.i.
The votes In Congreti for suppreMing tba lav
trade in thedistrict of Colnmbia.and forrepealioiilbe
ten-iurial law of Florida whieh nndionzea telling free
men into slafery, were giren sinee the aboTe was nub-
lished. OnUq.on, U reprewnuti.es from
of each.
But I have not time to nursuo the subjpct
further ; I have alre.idy occupied moru cf
rmir ranir. nnrf mnn nf lh nttontinn nf
J ' ' .... ..
when I commenced these cssays. It hi
been my ohjcct to call publ
what I believe the true poinl
ic altenlion tn
Doints in i.sup. I
have :niended lo snpak wilh aueh Dfainnesi.
ftave tallen short ol this, I again call upoti
the editors ofthe Philanlhropisl and the E-
mancipator to show whereinT And, on tho
0),er hand, if there bo a Whiz ditor who is
unwilllng to support all our right, or whof
thmks the asertion and support of all our
rights and intcrests impolitic or imprudent
j desire iiim to place his objections before
ihe public. It is surely timo ihat our pu.
pers nnd oar people had ccasrd to contend
0bout names and tcrms. and thnt they shoulif
s earch out some prineiple, or otr.c cnnsti-
tuiinnal or noliiical ripht. as tlie fcnnrfatioif
of their qunrrcls.
Again, the wriler would say fo his rea'l-
crs, that hu has pul fotlh no opinion upon
ttll rnntitnfinnal rtnlitv nf thn ,piArnl afnlraj
say lh.il I wns induced fcf app ar bemrn the
public, on Ihis subject, frmn iho rr.n?t lhorv
ouc, convictio J. that no fni:d nnd e.Mah.
HIed nolicv will bu framrd bv iho Gpiiriat
Guvernment white ttif richli oflh'.- frrrf
rrsoiution to'dntract nnd divide tho frirnss oflli; north.
nd oflihcrtv in thnso a'tale-". xvp must u
acknoiyledge ihat we haic little hopts of
seetng our interen,our lionor, orour riuri'
pro'fclcd, until union sha'I cimractcrizp our
polilicnl tnorts bincp lhe commpticcmerit
of thcso cssays. many things hnve frart'pir-
pd to rivrt Ihis conviction more thurnuuhlr
upon the minJ. I refer, nmong otber thiiipj,
lo ihc Latimcr casu ut Boston, and tho ah.
sorbing intcre3t nnw 'ell oii thp sutj ci in
MnstnchusRtts and in Virginin. Fpplmg
desirous lo call ihu attentinn of our peoplo,
ns well as that of our poliliciani and Sl3tP.
men, to lhe imporlance of n spcedy Jctilc
mcni of ihose questions which involve thn
most vitnl interests ofthe frre Stali";J hno
scizud upon such rfiomcnH as I could pari
from other emploympnts, lo place some uf
my views before Ihe public. I hare doi't
Ihis under Ihe slrong cnnviciion ihat cvcrv
true patriut shoulJ put forth hi mlhicuic lo
-lustain our righls, nnd lo uuite our prnp!-
in lhe protection ofour intcrests. our ho' m.-.
inJ the Coostitulioo of our cnmni'in rotin.
trv. PAnFICtld.
rfinee thi arliclc was publiihed, llre Norfu'.k rcre
ting in Y rginia hai e passeil n resolntlnn rerommcptlii
to their LgisUtnre Uie "anning and dic plining 1 1
their railit n,M preparatory lo the coming coiiflictl
tnrcen lhe Lire anu free dtalej. Yet wli le Virgiui
is thus ured to urm Iier militij in aupport of kiTrry ,
voine northern ndiiora fcc! it their duty to remaia lilent
in regard to nonhcrn righls.
Mancpjictcre at Coiioes. The N. i".
State Merhanic coiitnins n notice ofsaine of
the ninnufacturinj ejlablNhinpiits nt Cohop
situated attbe fulls ofthe Mnhnwk, thrpp
milcs from tlii chy The hrjcst est ililUh
incnt is tlint of tho Hnniiony Cotton Mill, in
wh;c nbout 300 per..ns are etnploypd nt
; i ..... nl,,i 5 G00 snindlci are kent in
1 Contnnt oncration. The number of looim
is 141 ; thc follnwing table ofannual expen-
.'diturcs is givrn:
Cotton conMimeil 200.000 IIk. 20,000
CnnsUmptinii ofoil and coal 3,000
Labor of operntives 23,400
Incideutal cxpensc 5100
Totnl S55.-100
The amount ol" irnoJs mat'llfacliirrd U
nbout 000,000 yards, of whirh one fil'lh Ls in
I Lu,' tn.e '",V tnlercsting tnl.lMhincni is
I IhR Hnsiprv Mnnnr-irtnrv nf F!hprt.s Si. Dal
g, mO00 worth of hosicry evpry year, nnd
comparatively little has as yrr been done !
encourage this iiianufnctiire ut home. Yrt
this estnbli:-hnipnt at Cohocs cmnll ns it i.
!.. ; . a,r.t
: peraon here will do as much n eight on the
V. , mi . .. I-T. . I
rnna ahiI nn intirh cnnprin
rale or ilutv be kent unchaninl five ypar..
fhp tmnnptttnn. Cthr. unil nliitiltitl7
qunlities of hflsiery will entircly ceae.
Were it certain that our present tarltr
.,..,.1,1 t,. - nn,tl,.nun .nanKUrt ttmrP WnilM
i ..-- i. -i
' he '' B rea'on 1 ,louut ""f.1 a 0Uu' "ul
would soon snrmz upattfce Cohots Ih
atld iis
rajrdads nnd "canals, unequalled.
vntpr.
ihousand inhabitants could uoon he coIIpci-
p,l there if thc watef nower was oniy paru; r
' RISr i the Price op m ool. vc arn
cratifieil lo hear that wool is x'Aa-z.
. sarnc quality which recently sold f.if ;23c
1 now bnnss 31. Holders demaml 35.
criits
1 nis risc, pnuuui n "u uu iuru:cr tui
make a IIla,cria .lifferpnce irt the. incotne f
(e wco.srovvcr!!. There is a pr.wpe.:t,
j,0,vev,.rt that it will continuo to risc, aj tho
tirues improve, nnd' ere long reach sueh n
height as cannot fall to satisfy all jvho are
cngnced in its production. if iho prewnt
, tariffbe allowed to continue in force. Iho
Wooj growng jntereats must prosper Troy
w mg.
Hamilto.- College. The aildress lieforo
the Litsrnry Sociely of Hamilton I'ollcxc,
Oi:....n T V vu Ka A.vort rn Thnrit.
daV6veu; ' Jair 55,b by Rcv Dt. 9mS:.,

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