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DALY PAPE11,SiO A y<~~ TPT-W !E-LY $7 A YEAR. BY J. A. SELBY. COLUMBIA, . C_ - ~ 'VOL. 1.-NO. 132. TUE PHOENIX IS PUBLISHED D A IL Y AND TH I- WE EEL Y. AND TIIK WEEKtY Gi'EaKEB EVTr.T WEDXESDAT. BY JULIAN A. SELBY. T E E MS- IN A D V A N C E. srfserilTKlN. ?)aflv Paper, six months.S3 CO Tri-Weckly, " " .8 5? Weekly, " " " .2 00 Single expies of the Daily and Tri-Weeklv, 1!) cents: of the Weekly, 13 cents. ADV ran isEjrrxTs Inserted in either th?; Daily orTri-YTeekly at il per square for the ??Mfc insertion, and 75 mus for each subsequent insertion. In the Weekly, il a square. ??"Special notices 15 cents a line. Letter tt> Rev. Henry Wart! Beecher. Sut. Now that the war is* over, anti tho darling ??bject of your heart is ac? complished-afc least, on paper-1 ".vt >u hi tn ? gin tl t<> renew R request which 1 made of yo:i about twenty years ago in t.uilianapolts. Provo to mc that slavery isa sin. You promised me then, that itt some convenient season you would do so. laben lcd. on several occasions, your discourses on Sunday, as well ns ?your "Wendesda vening lectures, and your lectures to. ningmen. lint the near? est approach you made to a ? ti bailment your promise waa. tho assertion, in one of your lectures-that the greatest Behemoth that ever appeared ou land was a slaveholder, and that tile greatest Leviathan that ever dis? turbed tile deep was a slave ship. With you this is an axiom-with me it is not. Yon affirm that shivery isa sin. 1 ailinn that it is a blessing. You draw your inspiration from your own conscience; I draw mine from the Haly Scriptures. You draw informa? tion from the fancy sketches and lic tious of real and supposed travelers; I draw mine from direct observation, made for forty years in the cabin and the parlor-in tho kitchen and tho field. illy reasons for my faith are based upon God's "Word and God's Provi? dence. War may settle man's opi? nions upon policy and necessity, but it can never chango the essential mo? rality of any question. I have carefully examined the argu? ment of Channing and Wayland dignified men and sober reasoners. I have also read the f tirit?is declarations of Phillips, Garrison, Prime and ethos; but they, bj' reason of preju? dice ami passion, ure ntterly incapable of discussing thc subject. 1 still remain firmly persuaded in my own mind that the Scriptural view of the mutter is the only correct . one. Tho airthority of prophets and apostles is certainly higher than that of uninspired men, and (unless we have the wrong Bible) they teach us very plainly that slavery ism perfect harmony with thc will and pleasure of God. I was raised in Kentucky by parents who taught me that slavery is a sin, a grout crime, the monster iniquity of thc indi'rn, ami I never thought oth? erwise until 1 was twenty-four years old. Tao Biblo enabled mc to take my stand firmly and immovably. As long ns the Bible teaches pro-slavery senti? ments, so long will 1 l>e a pro-slavery man. b ir with me while 1 point ont to you the course bi reading and study which bas brought me standing np in I favcr of an institution which has God for its author, the negro raee for it? subjects, ami the elevation of humani? ty for its end. . It will be necessary for me to define slavery, because you do not seem to me to understand our position. ' Your indignant orators, without any exception, misrepresent our creed. We do not suppose it would bc right to*catch Henry Ward Beecher, enslave him, and put liini in the cotton field, and make, him work for his victuals and clothes. Why? Because Beecher is an Anglo-Saxon, a man of superior intellect, well quali? fied to till a higher position tiiuo a field hand. Mr. Beecher is competent to bo a freeman. The negro is not. He is, jfuliy competent to be a slave. This, then, is our position : Slavery Christian slavery- is the involuntar servitude of a mau who is inconi] tent by organization, mental and ph j sical, to bt? free. It would not be right for the Sont.;, if she had the power, to enslave '. citizens of the North, because t" . : are white men, capable of enjoy i ... freedom. Nor is it right, al this tim- . for thc radicals of the North to carry? out their hellish design of enslavim the white population of the Sont!., because we have demonstrated to thc world that wc are capable of self-gov? ernment. You say in your obituary sermon, delivered in Plymouth Church, Brook? lyn, April 30, that ''Slavery can be maintained only at the sacrifice of every moral feeling. A man of lienor cannot be found in such a hot-bed of iniquity." I Look back to that epoch in the world's history, when the Almighty, carrying out- his purpose of liedemp tior, found it important to select a man who combined, in his person, | moral courage, a Iiigh sense of honor, j and an wavering faith-a model man-- j one win), us the father of a great people, would bc distinguished in all time as the type of a faithful man. j "VVhoru did God select? A man who believed that '-slavery is the sum of I all villanies,"-a imyi who taught that slavery is a -'sin /<*. se-a "burning shame," "a reproach lo any people?" No! sueh a fanatic did not suit the Most High God. He selected an old, wealthy, Chaldean slaveholder, a man who speculated heavily in human chattels. He had three hundred and eighteen slaves' born in his own j house, besides a considerable number I "bought with money ol' the stran? ge]-." Abraham had u sufficient num. ber of slaves to make, ou a good ? bottom plantation, ?>.o?>o bak-s of cot? tell! a quantity suliieient t" feed the I spindles ?d' many a pious New Kn- l glander. Again, in the same age of the world, there w:us another typical man, "the greatest of all the men of the Ear,!," - u model of absoluto integrity-a man who could not bo moved from the path of duty, hy men or demons. "He was perfect and upright, one that feared dod, and eschewed evil." Satan tried his strategy on him and failed. God suffered the good old man to be subjected to every form of trial. He stood linn. After losing his sheep, his camels, his cattle, his children, and all, save his .dwelling house und his land-after the devil had tormented him with bods from the crown of his head to the sole of his foot-the patient old Idumean lifted up his voice and exclaimed "Blessed bethe name of the Lord." That good and great mau '.vas a slaveholder. With such testhn ?ny as this, how futile the attempt to make it appear that both of these worthy patriarchs we re captains or generals, and that the servants spoken of were i hired soldiers? Well now, sir, if 1 mistake not, there is a controversy between you and your Mitker. God says Abraham and Job wen" good men. You say they were bud men. (?od recognizes them as his servants. You recognize them as the servants of tho Devil. Holy men of old, who spoke as they were moved by the Holy Spirit, declare that Abraham,and Job were m II of honor. You say they are not men of honor, because, it "is morally impossible, in your estimation, for a slaveholder to be a man of honor. lt is useless fol- you to attempt to deny that you have slander? ed two of tue best men of the Patriarchal age. Inexorable logie fixes it upon you. Please study the following syllogisms: First Scries of Ternis, 1. A slaveholder cannot be aman of honor.-Beecher. I 2. Abraham was a slaveholder. [Bible. 3. Therefore Abraham was not a man of honor. ' Second Series. 1. God called Abraham a true and and faithful man. 2. Mr. Beecher gayjs he cannot be a. man of honor, Ii J 1. A c? i. ; -y in V. v. 21-.-J?.' ' cir 2. "Air. l?. s . -it self in that cl ;-;. Therefore ur win punieli him. A PAINFUL i has been aroiif whole country a; rop'.iblieans am events of thc Ia' car. be e-' - hi , : military u ., case li ? '. :i . tin very b . f ; ?b thc cou test -.- oi.oin.-ucl i ho;,, ru Mci '-. ;. -. hav- not a shadow o <lou' . mt it wo-I; Imv. led to popu lar outbreak. So ; -eut, ?m-v. vor, im been thc pro?: ol' il? spd-siu, s j com pleb-ai ul mm istiiif.*; thc submi sion ? >[ thc poop; ol' Pa l onlv th I States of the Sontli bu! ... the State ! of ilie 1 irder, thc.l the :< '-ri! lo erini 1 whiolilms just bei ur : ; ? .; rai Mi.-igaiin i freed?nu in Kot: ti k\ a: ouso-i bul j plaints that n mimi one <?; lin- grui!- ! iug- subju vat i. .?1 IM ''?lend! Te -I d.,w ?S aMlstiurn?-: : . ; tucl; betru * : tho t . ....:'?? whi the* ia.-' men ;i toit'.. ing- ... menti; y- .. : . . for lib.... cd with . ". . . tors appro.*., i. ..' even to veto as they know ...v.. ur. required l>> dj! Not a voiee or a li.md is raised in opposition. WVaiwgono. subjugated, a id tin < o v. nra . at cnn exercise its doondie will without cau? tion, or casi in;;- a vi ?1 over us designs! May God h? h.' us all!" j A". V. A'-;v, Any. 12. SPOTSWOOD ill WCBMO??D, V?, , - 1'! vin" IM II reported that the :t?S> sI'O To IIO?KI". tue! boen .User ' '? s. d. i he deem it -aire tin sueb is n< .". "a. .:. tho ace?.- . v'sito been frc . i! 1SC0. The 1 i. vated, ri through' rest ass aceomen . . nov livst ?ur I public ri .rdin ie ns, an 1 i helli . . . tain Un aug -. 1 D A V i ?i i i) A i'OLLKG E CHA JILO TTE, A". .'*. THE cscre-M , ..!* VA- Coll. co, . nd . ! th. Pr?par?t ??ry I', pai tumut c- nneetcd with it. viii U osa - .1 ..ai! 2r;ii of SKl* TEMBEU. As a measure necessary to tho supjiort of the Inst itu! iou in tin- existing derangement of its finances, tho board ot' '?'i nst- es have suspended, for I wei v..- months, tie- prit ilege. of using Scholarships ia ?lie payment ?.! tuition. Tuition $20 for ila session of five mo:::?is. and Board SKI per month payable in mb vance, in specie, or ils e.-piivilent in ourrcn cv or provision?. "lt is desi. ;.!)h- thal Stud.-nts should bring with them such ' ? ? ks as tin y may rc ?niri : ! also such articles . i far'dlnro fi r their rooms as thej may I., al lc co transport.. For .oar fir, : tie'nl ir A luldre-s the snbaeri bc-r, to the cue vf.? th pro? '.e. > ci br. E. Nyo Hutchison, Charlotte. J. L. ?JRKPATRICK, Aug 22 Imo l'rccidcnt. S; mol <?..;:..ii !!' li..-?. F. I: li ::i Turnip Se? il.. COPARTNERSHIP. <?..!!.i:.\ll'l \. \r.M ST !~. 1^ ::,. reT;; i-: mi.Vis ? . . <i. ??vim.: i. ii a \ v - 1 m -ir- . ;ii- .-si- M ? itli I!. . !Snir of /'.!*. VLY. KCOTT.V. I;JM:NS. mid- .- lin si v ;, cl' IlitTSu:,- LMK.v t.U.. r..-t!!. |Hi:-..i.s.i nf cc m. li-ri . . au A ci 11< >N. >; ; . \> . < ?M MlS.sU IN aii.l i.Xi-'i' \ V. . i.i:< .>-.;. M .'. i>:iM..-. ' - I;?:OI;..I'. SC?IL..\ . : C. t?.U?h?i: A i <>.. .\,i^.'. ;.. SLi ssl-;-. STKKi??l Sil A l harlittto, N. C. OiTico. lar tho present al Sooit V. Crans. COLUMBIA. S. C. TH K u-ua reigned, hav?n-? less WTCithe 1. A it ti li mili ; ' i'. iii i\ '! JiabdLi'.l'TT.lM N( ! ; ,..:>; '? ? fc5* Papers t!ir..ii-^h..iil thc State inst-rl twine av.etc for iiv.: wc.-lts, nud r-. ?ul Luis !.. this ?ffte a Au . ii .'.etil! .- ?fu.ii.;.! ; .\i;jK-al. tn: '. la .lie i cf Hi.- UKS?T.INF. Ci >>. \ KN'I I acii \i uro rnxi ?us tn ?vi.aii.l. .? r filch t;:.s?-!V .-..a: in liiatc, I heirs .h.ivh?! 1.n hmm. .'l in ?li.' ?etu-r?! ....nlla ura'.i' II of Chnill'i? I>> iln- l-nilcd States '..ac* . iii?.li .' ' icu. Sherrin! II. > >n i ii.' nihill <>i !*.?!.r.air> iith. Ami while tiu-v are far nen piwiia- ta ir n.s .?ti their lel iow-snm ivrs ol th.- S,.util, will -ratefnllv rc. i-'ivc nu;. c.,iirrthuU..i!s which th.- fri. nil, .?' e.lu.-aiii a nti.l ri li-;i<>n ma;, domilc tlietn lor ,!e ,. a. ,!. .i. rtork. ?cinittanees maj hi mat!.- throti^h ile: Expresa CoiilpaiTJ. TlfVi MOT!r?l? KTJ'KRIOIr, rrStilitv.- C'.iiv. ut au.1 .V--a.'. my, Car. ! ir. John J y nett, .Churina, si. C. Au-* Imo NOT!? '??'.. '!'.. <. jrr< ' ' lift rna ny err?neo-, r?ports in i-in limit . . t!n: Mother Superii wishes t-? nay that has ?nu-l -sa.,m I'... one na-"li - insertion of Hu: "Charitahi. Appeal." aiiil .u.s r.- j Vj .i net mn ?.< ul. nor e ?. th- -<;?;.i. of om cai, towards either thu. en ci ion ..filie "ConvvT.t and Acade? my,'' i?r the pu relia? e of ground v." li en on io FESSES, BEXXETT-fi DOWMAN, (Sm "s>.rs to Holrhkiss, Fenner ? I'cltnott,) COM. MERCHANTS, .10 VESSEY STREET, S KW YOEE, \M> ?lEMniIS, TENNESSEE. !ie>N. ia NNia:, II. i : \M.r.-. n. AV. COWMAN. '."?/fT?. 'i'. A. TOBIN, w?: . va, for ? '-. . ?tl; ^?JL of tisii connected v. uh 1 ia; oin .?rm >i HoU'liitiss, F nner? J- inti ?... has an int- tr? eat in ti:c ; resent lirrn, and will itcvoi.: ha? atti nih ni p-incipally to thc Slate of South Carolina. His address viii h. ( huton., Laurena Dioirict, Aug-i lino' m?mm TO MW ?. : Mrm COAST Mail Line! THE now first a-> ?ti nnier MO? NI-KA. Charles P Mar?.hmuu? Cu?,' iii&ndi.r. Steamer C A M ??^.BKIBOE. J. NV. ital, h, < ?omma?uli r. Will leave Charleston. S. C.. ilirecl for N-.-w York, ah-rnatelv THURSDAYS each week., Fur fi . iy.li! i-r pa: . agc -having 'cane- .KJUU Slate Ki .ont s.-..-.-fi i dations applv to F. A. \Y1LCO\SON. Agent, < iran- ;eburg, S. C. AUClllbAT.D GETTY A. CU., 121 a!_'s Meeting st-..-Charleston, S. C. LIVINGSTON, FOXA CO., Agents, A-;-.; b> lim.? '_New V-rl;. F.cadq'rs Dep't of South Carolina, 1! i.'/l'i iN l?'.AD. S. <'., .Ii t.Y 20. 18C5. GENERAL IV/.'/?AVAS Ai'. 0. ?T is auiiot'.r.i il, for lin: i'li'ormation an?! go\et mei nt i ? ! in ; command, thal BEN? JAMIN F. Pi il?llV. of South Carolina, has hei-n appointed, hy the President, Provi ! .-'n nal O' v. mor of th?: Si ale ?if Sotan Car?v !-i r. with t iilhon'.y and instruct ions, "at. ! t h? i arli? .--i practica!?!? i>?-riod, to prescribe such rilli .-. foul n gtilatitms as may bi in COS MI rv a nw! j .re] . -r f? .reen vening a Con v? nt ion, j ?-?.iltposi il.-:' dee gales u<- IM; ?-hus? li hy that I oort ion >.! ;::e ju o .le of saul S'.ate win. arc I loyal to the tVdr.l Staler., and no oilers. 1 i? o pnrpor . ff a'-. ving or amending tito iou thercvt: ami whit authority to I . .?.thin the limits of taid State, all I ?*' - tr. nee. . s.o.. adi.i ,.ro|,. r io ? Hal lo the di ral C ic Ce ir. n .? as a i.iem'i. r He s! ail have ? -. malani ot May 'SX A. ll. I sj!:"., and is ., veter ni;...: ir,I a.- prescribed Ly Ut?: Con? stitution ami laws of tl'.- State of South Carolina ia loree tnaucdiaielv heforo tho sovi fi- ?.inii d7t!t) ?i.iy ..f N..\. taner, A. D. tl e ?lair of lites .-called Ordinance o? S.. ess:..n; aTnl Hie sahl Cotivi mien, when , -M'..: .1. er ila l egislature that may le ti., i.ato r assembled, v.ill prescribe Uio .[?.ia!:,-, allon of . Ii-tors, iori the eligibility ei |.. i>?>ns to hr.ld oftiee nuder ihnConsl? ii tn..i aa.I laws oi ii..- Stale, a power tho .-. opie of ?h.- s ?. ral Slates i:ompn?i:ig tho I . .U ral Cni'-ii have rightfully exercised ?'?...ni tb?'-origin ot tue Uowriuu: nt to thu C ?s, i!-i.-r? fore, ordered, thai ali officers and Olli r persons ia tin- ('mt.-il States lillie. .... sel", ic, within ?)"- Slate of South ? .tr?du a, aid ami assist Govevit'ii Perry in earayiiig nu > . lli .-t thc Ion-going histVuc tiniis, and they are enjoined t-. alista tu fr?un. in :'?.'- way, hindering, impeding or di.-eoiira.-'iii.T the loyal people ol' tl e. Stale from iii- organisation of a Stat.- Govern? ment, as hereinabuvu authorised ami di? rected. . .Ml or.h ngarni instructions row ?a opt ra? tion lin mgr.? ult .ais ?i. parua- ul, whether emanat ing front tlu-srd.? a l-piiiri rs, ?.>r fr? au I lead.|itarl? rs I 'epartimjit of the South, thai ai. foi iain.insistent \ it h Ibu foregoing dis. inri ly s pi ri.ii .1 pr?>\ isions . f this'order, v. ii! con;intu- ia f. .reeas IH M-;olen , throiigh ?ut! iii? Stati ol South Carolina. FA i ry . .bul facility for laking thc ant ncsty oat li wi!i h. afforded hy Ibu military anthoriiii .< . ferias heretofore supplied for thu: purpose. li. ri a ?1 rr Criivi ?: Mar. ?: ls ami Assistant ' Provost St: . ar! . will constitute the only miliiar> or.irers eiitiih-il to administer i!u* amnesty oath, a ceri tic?l copy of which will, in ie' ea rs, ! i' tar:.ad.? ? lo tho hiiii \ i.lu.-.i i li.ing ?I. '''?ie thiginal oaths will bo iransirr (vd, semi-monthly, hy tho officer administering th . sam. , to the Provost Marshal th a al allin's.- Headquarters,by whom they ?viii ls- recorded in a book kept ?or i!.; i purpose, and then lb"? arded to tho S. l ivia -y of State. P...-.-.! ? applying for Excctdivo ehtneney will send their petition twirh a cortiticil co|>y oj the Amnesty Oath attached,) to tho Pnsitl? ni, through tim Provisional Gover? nor al Gn-envillc, South Carolina, i A cominan?! of Maj. Gen. n. A. G1TJ.MOKE. Ofticial: \Y. L. M. BcituKu, A. A. C. Ans lt? W. IC. JOHNSTON, Of,he on^ficl-cns .*';-eet. East end of lady mX a reed to ail - iii? .>? ht -; . ?*} ?.-..'-: :?.? tu ...iv h.:-. .*: .'..?>. '; gag o. Contra. 1 \ and oil er eldo, ry '. ..a instruments of .wring. Fa>rco].f ... ?lo?:.mu nt execn'.ed with r.ea.tru ? and ?patch. A-1 a i '