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Va., Nov. 23d, 188$.
Osak^is:—I regret that Mr. McCarty
»bouM have felt himself aggrieved, by
tae paragraph in my letter to Mr. Hen
derson, quoted in your paper of Wed
nesday last,
1 have never beard Mr. McCarty’s
vithdvawal from the canvass at the last
Concreseional election, mentioned, ex.
rept with approbation; and I supposed
1t« merit to be disclosed in the brW dc
•rriptJbn l gave of the leiter which ied
to it.
That letter m« recoirc'd bv me, on the
10th cf Arril, 1S37; the fi**t day of I.ou
doun Court, and that Court, the only one
prior to the election, where I expected
to meet Mr. McCarty if ho continued to
he a candidate. My rrpiy wns in the
possession of hi* liieod, two hours arn*»
I received it; and betore the ensuing
nigh*, it w as every w here reported, in
I cesburp, that he had crat'd .to be a
I did rot say In my letter to Mr. I!, nor
did I desire it to bv understood, that the
only object of hi* letter to n e, iva* to an
nouncethat he would withdraw*, if l did
rv»t: hut 1 certainly considered that to lie
one of it® object*. Indeed, I am, now, a>
a lo-ato rut any other construction upon
h; and had I entertained, when 1 receiv
ed it, any doubt on this subject, the re
port wh'ch immediate y followed my re
ply would have removed it.
Mr. McCaity would now se^m to re
proach me and “my particular friends,”
with a want of liberality, in failing to re
ciprocate the course pu>sued hy himself
and those w ho had eorcuricd in his no
minate n ns a candidate.
Had h*» i h rnged place® with me, at the
time, when I received his letter he would
have peiC' ived that no other honorable
course remained tor usF or, at ienst. lor
me. Wat I to te l hTm, that “if he would
not withdraw, 1 would," after ascertain
ing, a* I then stated, an J do most con
fidently believe, that a majority of those,
by whose suffrages l had been .electedr
were disposed rtpiin to honor me with
their confidenc 7
Mr. McCarty repeat* 4 that he had ev
ery w hcie heard it said,” prior to hi* for
mer bt’rr, that “I had determined not to
•allow n>}*e!f to b* withdrawn,” that one
•jf the object of tvs letters was Mo as
certain from me if this wr.s true;’’ and
that my reply (which is now before the
public) “fully confirmed its truth.”
Now, 1 affirm that in this construction
of that reply Mr V. ha® clone me much in
Justice, (unintentionally, I am willing to
believe,) inasmuch, as 1 did 'fen, and do
now, rest mv pergeveiancr, as a candi
date for rc-clrction. in this di trie’.,solely
on the basis furnished by that reply: —
which i*, that I am assured that such is
the desire of a majority o( those by w hose
voicet I have been hitherto sustained.—
Whenever i hive reasnnarle proof that
I err in this belief, Mr. McCarty will
cease to find mein his way. Very te
spec’fully, yours, C. F. MEKCKK.
\t’M. E. IlAKPUK respectfully in
ff forms the citizens of Alexandria
that h'* ha* removed to Philadelphia, op
posite tne Exchange, and take- pleasuic
in iecummeiuung Mr. John G. Adam, as
his successor in the \\ atch and Cloi k
repatnng dep.iftuient, who is competent
(or the same.
Phdadt Iphia, nov 21— 2w
Clock and Uuit h Repairing.
THE subscriber re-pecituiiy informs
the citizen* of Alexandria and the
public generally, that he has taken the
Room lately occupied by Mr. \\ in. E.
tlurpur, (in the house occupied by hife
father as a Jewelry Store,) where he in*
(end* carrying on the Clock and \\ atch
Repairing Ruciness in oh its various
branches in the be>t manner; and will
Warrant a?y work done by him twelve
month* afu.r its completion.—Having
a pen t aeveral ye?».» id the best establish
meat* in .New York tin.* Do&ton, hcijui-^
ring a knowledge ot his profession, w.ii- ‘
rant® him HI believing he will be enabled j
to give vntue fmiistacuon. He ha* just
retunn d lr*»m Nvw Yurksind Philadel
phia, lrv»ni w mch market® he by® selected
a liindst'inp assortment Gold and Silver
Levels, Anchor escape men is, Lepines
and Yeriical Aaic&cs; Ladies Gold i
Watches Alabaster Clocks, Mutu al Do*,
es, Watch awl Guard Cham®, £eais,
Key*8, &c. Jbc.;^sll ot which he oilers for
SHle very low. Prom hit strict attention
to business, and eruiravur® tu phrase,^1*^
hopes t j u:er;t a share of the public pa«
tronuge. Q» ADAM.
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; TPK^ftA V MORNIva Vet-. ‘>7
The note ot preparation is
ihc*rd in Washington, and in a few days
'the National Legislature will meet at the
i Capitol. This will be, w hat 1* called, the
!short session, as the Congress expires on
* . j
• the 1th of March next. u e may, there
fore, reasonably hope for “fewer speech*
es and more business”—ua consumma- 1
lion devrmMy to be wished.”
The HhIIs of fhe Senate and House oft
Representatives have bofb, during tire
recc**, been considerably Improved—
I the Represents VHS’ Chamber thorough
ly altered—much to it* advantage, if "**
Consider architectural t«»**c. Whether
Any thing is to he gained in the way Ol
heorir>?t remains to he ascertained.
The President,1 will, no doubt, send in
hit Annual Message to Congress, on the
second day of the session. There R,
strange to *av, rot a great deal of Inter
est expressed ns to the contents.ot this
document—principally, because the ye
ner,*t! ceurs* and po'lcy of the ‘govrrn
ment are already mat Iced out and known.
The organization of both Houses be
ing already effected, the only prelimina
ry business xx ill be the choice of a LlerK
<*t the House of Representative*, to fill
the vacancy occasioned by’the death of
Mr. Franklin. For this ofhee various
candidate* are already named—among
Cbem Mr. M. $t. Clair Clark—Or. Nan
lain, and others. This election being
made, it is likely that the public business
will be Immediately proceeded with.—
Nothirg of consequence, howcvei.ran be
donr% until after the Christmas Holidays.
During this session, as heretofore, vc
sh<ib endeavor to keep our readers ad
vised, as earlv a* rossibie. of all the pro
ceedings of general interest prepared in
L succinct and compendious form, and
divested of the mass of cumbrous and
j uninteresting matter vhich usually ac
j companies the more formal and detailed
I report*. —We shall, aRo, publish one or
two of tjae leading speeches on all impor
tant questions—-and furnish sketc hes ol
♦he debates, w henever they are of n na
ture calculated to excite attention. Out
Washington Correspondent*, will 1 ke
wise, keep u* advised of the Doings At
‘the Metropolis, and their letter*, w ith the
graphic accounts container! in the U a*h
Ing’on Correspondence of the principal
public Journals, which we shnll nrca«l*»n
ally -copy, will, we hope, prove generally
Congress meets next Monday.
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Anticipated Coal TiiaDe—We are no* j
done in nnr impre<sion ft* in the future j
! Importance n4 thi* place a* the Hopei for j
• he ro«l Trade, to he hron« hi here, up j
on the completion nf the r*hr«npe.Tkr j
nnd Ohio Canid., and nnr own lateral
! branch. The idea* expressed bv U« a
! short time since or. this head, hnvenvrak
J pned attention, and he*>n responded to. -
We are clad to *e«*, ton, that the subject
has been taken up In the rlsrM quarter—
\>w York—where the capitalists and
business-men, as we think. Are not a lit
tle iiiterestedjenyasjed as they are in Im
portant enterprises. I he New \o»k
I Trancei ipt pay
“On the opening <f the (.hrsnpeake
and Ohio Canal into the inexhaustible
bituminous coal mines of Maryland and
I Virginia, the Distiict will become the de
I pot of a vast aiiioutil of this impoitant ar
| ucie. When the Atlantic steam naviga
tion is successfully c*t abiisi t d, a.s u un
doubtedly soon will be an immensequan
uty ot coal will bn r< quisiie (o hu. p1)
- them with fuel. Added h) this demand,
will se one still greater h»r the innume
rable steamboats on our Coasts ami ri
vets, which wdi soon be compelled l<> |
I iue coal lor w ant ol pme w nod; tlie latter
ar ticle fast disappearing ft on* the soil.—
VV e fee nothing therefore to prevent me
Dtstiict ol Columbia from becoming the
centie of an immense coal trade.”
Our Maternal State, also, we are inclin
ed to believe, has never vet properly esti
mated the value of the Coat region to be
brought into use, upon the opening of the
[Canal. Let it be recchected that it i>
; not Cumberland county in Maryland,
alone, where tne Coal lies. Hampshire
county, in Virginia,contains inexhausti
ble beds of Coal of the best quality. In
deed, that whole region ot country cn
both sides nf the Potomac is iich beyond
calculation. And mo>t of these riches
[may be brought lo Alexandria!
Lycevai —-By a notice in to-day’s pa* j
per, it will be seen that an rtlori i* j
about to be made to* establish a Lycr-J
urn in our tow n. We need not sav, that I
we wish the effort may be entirely suc
cessful. Nothing of thr kind, will tend
more to refine and impiovc those who
engage in so good a work.
These Lyceums are very common in
.hr Nor!bet n cities, w here experience has
sh r vn their beneficial results. In addi
tion to-being Schools <?* t»setul kno * ledge,
thev furnish young men an Agreeable oc* j
cupation for a w inter’s evening in u place J
where they can enjoy excellent society ra
tional conversation—-and delightful read
On the>e accounts, then, we reprat,
that wc hope the attempt to estabhe*4he '
proposed Lyceum may succeedy^nd that!
it may Jon»j continue a blessing to all at1
fectt*d*by its influences.
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Bi uh’s PitVAiaiocMOL.—M. L. Davis
\* now about to publish ihe Private Jour
nal of Aaron Burr. Thi» will, probably,
be more Interesting than Da»i»’s Life w:!
foreign Aeies.
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[ f3tr the Steam Ship Liverpool.J
The citr of London was visited by c
tremmdou9 storm on the night of Octo.
her 2Sth — the same having swept the
whole northern and eastern coast o!
England with fearful violence.
Parliament stands prarouged to the
^!h of December, on which day It was
supposed the hou<es would meet for the
despatch of business.
The YV«»!**rn Luminary says that the
rumors of divisions in ti e cabinet were
true. Th it Lord Glenelg resigned, and
Ids resignation was accepted; ’hat Lord i
Spencer and the Duke of Richmond ;
were successively offered the Colonial I
secretary’* portfolio, but both declined it j
and that as yet no successor lo Lord
Glftn^lg had hern found.
Letters from Algiers <tate that war is
inevitable in A fricn in the spring of the
coming year. The enemy to be encoun
tered is A bdeMvacfer, who is now uniting
the scattered forces of all the ancient Re
gency of Algiers, He traverses the coun
try in all directions, and by the yatagan
of his executioners ensures submission.
The London papers are speculating
on the probable commencement of hosti
lities between Great Britain and Russia,
of which, according to the general feel
ing, there is said to he little doubt. The
ease of a young Polish student, who was
scourged to death at Cracow*, for an of
fence of which he was afterwards found
to be innocent, had caused a great sen
nation. The protecting Power turned
the circumstance to account. 1 wo Aus
trian battalions and210 cavalry marched
into, and took possession of the “Free
city of Cracow.”
\\’e perceive nothing materially im
portant from the Continent. In Spain,
fhe*contending parties nv‘et with rever
ses in one part of the kingdom and with
success in the o'her. Don Carlos, it ap
pear?, h is managed to get m irried a^ain
I mid the din of battles.
There was a ti >t on (lie 2Th October,
at Coventry, between about 20 men of
the 7th Iluzzars and 11 Light Dragoon?,
who had leave of absence from their Re
giment*, and a number of citizens. The
Policemen who first came up, were,
knocked down b\ the soldiers, and two
of them were so much injured that their j
recovery was despaired of. Seven of
•he soldiers were finally captured, and
fhe rest retreated to their barracks.
Mr. J. F. Cooper.— Wp extract from i
hg t\pw York Courier and Enquirer, j
>ne of tho most slaxbin? crilicisnts we
ever r^ad. in whiih Mr. Cooper, and hi*
ivv<» i i*t \ >vtds. p iriiciii irly ids l*nt, are
Absolutely list'd up!
There is a great Heat of had fording ex*
pressed in this artier; «c might even «ay
renom. But, nevertheless, there ic, ai«o.
much trufh — and the truth will sharpen
the point oft he ct iiii Um, and make it ran
Wo shall follow up this review of Mr
Cooper’s novels, with a lett‘*r from Mr. j
Cooper in iop'v, in which ho expresses t
his determination to sue the editor o the ;
Courier and Enquirer for fi lib*'!. 1 he j
• eader can ju»tgo whether there is any ,
thing litjfllnus or not in what is said. I o j
this threat the Courier nod Enquirer re- j
joins (the rejoinder we shall ah<» give) j
reiterating it* statements—and if it to-na \
hawked Mr. 1‘. before, it proceeds actu |
ally to icafp him.
This war in the literary world will in- I
terrst <>iir traders quite as much, »nd,j
orrhaps, rather more, than pome other |
icfirs, particulars uf which wo are called j
on to record.
It is verv cortHln that Mr. Cooper has j
tallen, lately, very much ir«>m his former i
high estate—and his disposition appears
to have alteied with the decline of hi*
Scnator Tallmadcf.—A public dinner .
was given to this gentleman, in New |
York, on the 23d., by the Conservatives, j
at which the company drank, with en* j
thusiasm, as o toast, “Uncompromi-ing
hostility to the re-election of Martin Vr n ■
Buren.’* The New Ym k Conservatives ,
go th»' whole figure. j
CLARKE & SON ti iv*’ opened an en
tire new s*ock of Dhy Go»'os in the j
«to»e house formerly occupied hy Mr. |
Ninde, next door to Mr. David Appicn's ;
Confectionary, where they intend keep
ing on hand, a general assortment of
Fancy and Sta/iln Dry Good*,
which they solicit the citizens of Alex- ;
andria and its vicinity to call and ex- I
amine; and, at the same time, they flatter ;
themselves that they can sell them as low ;
as they can be purchased any where in j
the District of Columbia. Tne following ;
are a few of the articles now receiving
and just opening: blup, black, mixed,
drab, adelia* frrown, and olive cloths;— ■
blue, black, and drab cassimeies; cotton j
and oi!k vestings, assorted satinetis, blan--|
k* t®, 0 cached,bi own,and colored dome?- j
tics, Irish linens, black Italian silks, eo- !
lured Itep. silks, plain pro de n<sps. cord- j
*»d skirts,-cross. Dyrd, and plan cambric '■
fancy handkerchiefs, cotton and silk
hosery, black lace veil*, gloves assorted,
white, scarlet, gjr,een and yellow flannels,
Fitfssin and bird eye diapers. French and
frovlisfi bombazines, white Marseille?
&uiha. colored counterpane®. A few pi.
carpeting French and English merinocs
_thread and cqitort laces and edging?,
ladies and gentlemen** col*d Hoskin
glove*, misses glove® and slocking?, el’d
hn^eys, Kentucky jean?, bmlap/, and a
great 'many other articles too tedious Lu*
mention, which tffay request ihe pub>:c
to call *nd examine for themselves,
nov 24— J w
Horr.r as Found. Bv fhe Author ol
Homeward Bound. The Pi m^er*, Ac
Carey, Lea A Blanchard, Philadel
phia. 1935.— Wr m »y in truth sav, that
we have never read an American Bonk
with the same feeling* of regret, pity,
contempt, and anger, a* the la«d v* ork of
Mr. Cooper; and never hove we entered
upon so disagreeable a task as reviewing
»hi* publication of a countryman, who.
forgetful of the kindness with which hi?
earlier works were received, and un
mindful of his duty to Mr na’ive land,
has basely and m^anlv devoted hi? ta
lents to Catering for the gross appetite
which unfortunately exists in Europe,
for every thing calculated to bring the
customs, manner*, and habits of Ameri
cans into disrepute. Fiddler, T.ieut. De
Ron*. Basil Hall,Captain Humilto \ Mr-.
TrVinpe, Mr*. Fanny Butler, and Mi *?
Murtineau. have all devoted their talents
to tht* subject; and we are free to admit
that they have succeeded tolerably well
in making us appear supremely lidicti
!ons in the e\es of most Furopcnn'—
Rut then it ha? constantly been assured
by the American Press, and ctedited in
■ Europe, that wi'h the exception of Mi-?
Kemble, aiins Mr?. Butb r, not o-e ol
| these tra vellers, had access to American
| Society of even a i expectable character;
jand It was equally wr]i understood, that
! with the exception referred to, they were
i all hirelings and writing for a considered
•inn previously agreed upon, or for the
! purpose of making a Bo-»k that would
sell in England. We except Mi*s Krm
ole from the charge of mercenary mo
tives believing as we do, that long ere
'his, she has arrived at the conclusion
that her book was a very filly affair and
only worthy of a pert Mits who had
b-en permitted to escape from the nurse
rv hefi-re she was capable uI thinking
much les* acting for herself
The British public generally, nave n
na'ly become as well satisfied ol thetiije
character « f those win* have pretended
to describe society and manner* in A
merica. ns the good people f,n this side
| of the Atlantic; and even Mr. Coopei**:
last work, insulting as it was to cur na
tional character, did not lead thnm as
tray. 'Ve first read his “IT nv’ward
Round” when travelling from Puns to
f)orw. and leh as an American natural
Iy woul-t, at its fu^e picture of Ame»i
cans and fulsnm * prai*e ol every thing
»hat w as Pnglish or Pweign, W e s-Ut*•
spquently were at a dinner in London
nt which manv of the leading t»|»uiis
of the me ropolts w»*re j resent, when
i hi - libt'l upon Ammica became the sub
ject of con versa* ion. We c *trd no*
orbear speaking of it in theterms it
merited, when a mb'emm of d s'mc ion
n plu'd — 'Give yourself no U leasin s«
with regard to the influerx c ■ of that
wo» k in this c um'ry. W e think we know
Mr, Cooper lore, and nil those whose
opinions are of a* y vain**, will ve»y
read d V a*l> ir»tltf* the lead mg features
<>f his late work to the \ it* caine.—
You mu-t know.” he continued, 4 that
Mr. Cooper’s foolish a*tack upon «"ciotv
in this country has materially injure.i the
idle of his work .5 here; and i* is evident
that he now seeks to rega n his ginned
m l his mu/7,vf hy praising rveiy thing
nat i> JJnclisk lit the expense of cv ry
• tijog th it is A nieiwan ” Of the cor ect
of this opinion w«* di<! n d entertain
\ douhT; an I the last work* of Mr. Coo
per may wnhj slice he aciinuted to ihr
o.ise m itive « ( Wilting a bonk that Would
to* gulttab1 e in Fug land, added to ot!,t*i >
equally disreputable to ins character as
i man am! an Ameiican.
Let any candid person read attentive
ly 41 Homew«ird iinuadj” rnd Mom* is
F und and necanm t fa 1 o arrive t the
conclusion, th.it the leading t»urp"o*s ol
ihe author, were, fir-t, to ere ,te a niar
k< t lor his work' m England, in imita
tion of ot:a r kittling iit»-i>; i-econd y,
o give vent to Ins spleen RgainM hi'
coiintrynmn for n/)t hailing Ii's re un» as
they did that t»l Washington living; and
thirdly, to produce the iin;uer*>mn a b roa d
dial he is the descend i lit nl /» ion J line (ll
m>file ancestors ami in point ot ant q'*i«
tv of Jamih , not only lar above h»s o n: -
rynicn. but the t qua! o! the noblest bpmd
m Gng and. Kv« iy page of these work'
^ 11 r\ upon them tto* clearest evidence o’
■*uch b s* motives being the veritable
cause of »hese abot linns being palno d up
on the puulii; and well r.) »y C"ttien)jtl
and •pitu be the piedom n »nt help gs on
‘tie pari of every American who has tr»e
prrsever ante lo w ado ilih.'U«»li the voi
11 a Foreigner nan w r Men ine*e w m
won <1 h ivo he**n content w ith miller
11)<? th« ml'» puss wi'h the brief n lice w**
h.ive nesetofotp bestowed upon Hull,
Trollope, Fit hi Ur and treir compeer*;
but know ing as we d- , that not\vithstan*
ding the disposition ol the educa ed foi
eigner* to judge of A met ica and Atneii
can*, as thev are, iheie i* also a much
larger class desirous of irpreM-nting us
amnion of Fools and Hoots. we cannm
outlook upon Mr. Coop I’sr cent w.uU
_.weak, wicked and laUe as evety A
mricans knows the in to he—as cumm >u
ly ca culated to injuie us abroad, by
more than corroborating the ha-e sland
er* heremfote pnhl shed in relaii >n to us.
On the Continent particularly— and U i*»
the boast of Mr. C. that all his worn* are
published in French. German and
Italian—where the true character of Mr.
C. is not so wril understood a* it is in
England, they cannot fail to give fu1! cr e
dence to his pottraits of society in Ame
rica. They know him only, hs one o!
our most distinguished and successful
Authors—they know nothing o! hi* oase
desire to make money by traducing his
native country, or of hi* deadly hatred
of hi* countrymen because they have
failed to judge of him hy his own vain
estimate of his value—and consequently
they may with justice n/d all fairness
fwtnt to his description* of us, as one,
which if it has any colouring other than
trtrh, must necessarily be »n our favor*
And what American abroad can reason
against such evidence of our ignorance,
our folly and our boorishness?
If a distinguished A meric an—one of om
most prominent and popular authors,
who hasspent his life among us nnd writ
irn works of which wo are all proud—if
“a native and to the manor born,'* can
thus portray hi» countrymen—who shall
presume to question the right—nay, the
necessity of lho*e who are strangers to
us giving it their lull crenenee? Ur
may, and do know him as a base mind
ed calltf who has traduced his country
ior fiithv lucre and fro ft; tow bom spleen;
hut.limp pnJy, can VtfM. r harmless
'U *uVwhciiKJd U;,4-V the ttan
r w ill not indulge in g'Vi1 -.g w t
to a*! the toolings of .Us mis? and conUmot ;
whit h these works have excite I —wo a-k j
a dutv incumbent upon a I Americans,
•hat thev may be universally read in thi* j
country at leas'; and then will there >s j
rend to htnr-tti one universal prayer. !
that the vijtrr «o long nursed in our bn* j
'*om, may shortly leave our shores never (
• again to disgrace with Mr presence a
jland to which tie has proved an ingrate,
j and »o which he has been, any thing hut '
j a repu’able, useful, or even harmless
‘‘Home as Found*’ is n continuation of
“Homeward Round;” and it i< necessary
therefoie, in reviewing the homer, to
glance sl'ghliy at the la'ter work.—
The prirttfipa) personages in that w«>ik,
j were a Mr. F.ffingham. (Mr. Coo to ) and
| tvs daughter, who taking passage in a
New York picket fuvn London to ‘hi-*
city, ver? wrecked upon the coa^f of .1 f
v\cat and nfrpr various haithr* ad'h es
cape?, fin 111 y succeeded in reaching nnr
port. VYi'h th-* exception of himself
and family, and fh*» honest hut ignorant
j Haptain of the p icket, every American j
j de-f ribed ns tak'ng part in the incident- ,
j of the voyage, was exhibited as cither a
\ fool or a cott'iV'f; while everv /Tug/o'/i
rno) i and ;.ll who had t ra rrlh cl. were de
picted as persons of talents nno neenm
pdshments of the highest order— in short,
is creatures tielonging to a different or
der of being*. He modestly describes
himself as learned, hmulso>n*, noblv de
scended, and the very pink of gentiiitv
— having a daughter who was at\ onset
or sometning more, as compared with!
’ her country women. That work termi-j
-lated by the arrival o! the packet in the
, low er b »y.
The incidents in "ffnme r/s lound,
commence with the landing of the /?/m- j
fty in this city, and are intended to de
scribe society here and in Oooper-tow n. (
his present residence; w hi* h in this as ir»
“ 77/e pioneershe denominate* '/'em.
f)lefni\_it being well known th it he ha*
named hi* place and dates all his letters
from 'Temple fbtll1* At th** very com-;
nv’ncnirnt of I.is work, h' claim*! r him
sell a descent fir rno»e ancient than
(hat nT an English Baron »t travelling
u ith him whose family w»i* h’-ightrft in j
I7t)j_n weakness which we wood wi -
ling! v p^ss over, if i’ w ei e not a part and
narcei of ’he system by which he endea
vors to heap contempt upon every thing
American, it i« certainty a matt- r of no
bnpoftnnce to the pub ic «o kn »w who
Mr. Cooper’s father s' as; but in .<* much i
as he ha* endeavoted t > deceive them
,nd in doing so has exhibited ho'.n w eak- j
• pvs and want of proper respect for tin*
truth, we take the liberty of saying »h*'
\tr. C. is the son * f a h'ghlv tespeclahle '
VV’ ‘me - w» ight of Aeic Jersey, who ha*
f»rqueritiy been h*aid to declare that h»*
w ,s proud of hi* occupation and on’y rc
groMed that while he labored a' i . h
was tma’-le »o mm nl -Cure as good icog
as his brothers m t5 • e (fade, He,
! it leas*, had no false pride, ami little
•1re tap'd ill «t hi* *on would ever la v i lain*
! t,, he i!»s(Vivl»'(i (nmt a noHe English
! fa-i'ilv jnR'ead of a re«pecT*Dle, bald
j corking Jersey mechanic,
i I1,hi 111 proceed wi’h hi* picture ot
I \ m* ric an societv. Me might Con'rn' j
! .*iir-elve» wi*h informing the trader that !
jin *be w’h*»|e cours** «»f thi* woikonly N"
j Americans—and these i»«i e*— ar«- n*
5 toned t«* possessing even the mn-i
, ommon know ledge of hooks of i_v. {
-»r oi the world. AH other* are d-plCed j
as fonts and kn'irfs. To give Ibtropemis ,
j n idea of an Ame»ican gentleman, h»»
m* is thc principal one d'*-crd»e»|, Mi ( .
brings on the tai'i* a c mn i v law>*’i
from Terr plefon ( ( ooy.t / ;'t“irnt) w nos*
behavior n» Mr. (model’s taole a few
I vs af er his an i v »I, is t i <1c-cr i>eti
It mns m u*t p*- borne in mind that Mr. t
Cooper ihr-mghoip :be work *b
bun-elf a* Mr. Efllugh *ni.
j Here follow* an extract ]
Tlvs much for th • m mne - of A m**ri •
can ge/ifltiiifn. Me will ini' - i v e the
reader Mr Cowers de-cnp'ion of
fashionable party in N-\v Y«»r k, fo w loci j
be p;ek hi* English 11 a veiling c onuan-j
, ,P| Sir fimrze Temple «»•/*«, in odetj
?ha* |p» might tie imti ib*d i to "in' be- j
-orniv. It wid be perceived that *»j
Madeiiwcselle Vie'ville accoinpamed j
fie(p_a Eiench gov»ones<* i • t * oduced |
in'n the w ork f *r no oilu r earthly pur j
;.oe.p 1)1 jt t • pt ove thi» V r. C *op)*r und * - •
stands Er nch; a b»ct that we wouMj
Cheei pi|! V have vouched f"r, as w e k lio W j
iha» the bite M«>us Mnnrsru, a celebi i cd ;
E- ench teacher in ihi* city, 'aught it hi'll j
juq before hi* departine for Ejir pc.
! [Heie follows a iong extract |i
The next extract mat we jjivm r e rr.i- ;
,|e» is tne Chapter immedia'ely l-»le»w j
i ,|. (he ji»r»*gnjnit, in winch Mr. Cooper
j endeavor- to convey to th“ lor- i jn re.i t
j-r,hi‘ nun* a nr h.e-up ric>ntv ov^r ad |
|,Iim| every li’erary man in the Uni?*d|
Slate* VVfe ask ’he re idei to peril •*» i h* j
lotto w i n g Cliap’er (No N I ) care full v. in
i-.rd**r to learn how really igno. ant anfl
conn mptihle a»ethe literary poitionnf ;
l!ri< metropolis and imvv s'lbner v i<mt lot
every thing English — even to ’oh'ra i g
the smoking of Cigar* in a f •sM'Uiab **
ill a wing ro-on, h'c *.i:se it win declaied,
to ne fashionable i'» L*o>dor>!
A fter (hese copious ex11 acts, w h i c h in
| fa ;r ness to Mr Copper we were h«m»»d ’o
aive w>‘ have or.lv room to mukt a f**w
' oippr* exhibiting hi** ins ne vini’y am!
his foolish pretension to bring hignb rn. j
At page of 130 of v oi. 1. he speaks of
'himself its “'lie mi d and trough'fid Vr
Effingham!” Atp ge 14 5 we find the j
follow ing: “As m> imn-e came to me j
ironi mv Father, said Mr EfTi'ig i im, <
cross hose mild and handsoue* tree a
'smile was gradually sliding!'.33 Header
did you ever see Mr Cooper? if r. t, «! >
not delay gening a p»*ep at him if on*> ;
, for the purpose oi admiring the rrp*.Je>*y,
NJepic’ed in lus “handsome face.” A'.
! pa«e 117, he calls himself “the ITiilor-o- .
; ohical Mr Kirngh-.m!” OouVI.-w h<- i-a :
Philosopher,hut it would appear thn’ h»* .
; has never succeeded in schooling h n»-;
iself Into resignation at lae absence < f«
•eclat in the reception he n)»*t with on., hi- j
ireturn from Europe. know Mr ■
' Cooper welt, and as most of our readers ;
[have not the pame honor, we shall n»n«
Itinue our extracts, by means of whicn
the wiil have the an vantage (»f describing
;himself to tnc public. He is evidently
(disposed to introduce himself ard p* ir.t ;
■ out his more prominent rjvialideations,
! fearful no doubt, tint, the public may:
not discover them.from his works. At_
!(vage!T4/ wear* told that he spoke, to j
j\]r Bfagg ‘‘with more displeasure *;n Ids
Ivofceinan wa* usual for o:ie of hiiwellji
r* j?i!a!c*-i *dr.w’:‘* At rag K'V’r How-’
. . - »ri>'■.
AXclain»p 1 fb* unri -\t \j„ ..
M page II. of v il a t w„ ;‘J 1
Cooper rh «t I,.* js ‘‘cl.-«r-b> ,'•*
mindml, and liber, il in a11 ^
and nr page Sb we are aspired ’Cv
^lf, Ibaf h*» is “all court,.™ V *
Wntentir* At pi.»e \
• the snnpip mi.uled \jr p.r, %
the latter part of the r >T*fl*ii ‘ ?* '+
•night a-* well h tv- h • > / ,!.!!’.' \}**\
then again on the 9,op p‘V*"b
scrib s i.tmselt as‘bi„,M,
lull truth’::” Ib.f up h iV|. «M
nor inc'inati-u, tnlulh.w 1':.,f b
fohv a ny far her. W * ,’
tf acted, ;s with a view tc>
: h-* in*i ce of r p . ..
•w* h i\v us i tow ,ird< t| „ *.| *’
Ot 2! Hu’." '-mi !.” -Pf
“upi tg • ** «. Ii'ir headed • ...
, ,, . ’ .... » >1 fl! - 1
nod “lihrj ah’(;,.n»|f f*, ,n :
C\V an i m Id 1 • » # .
ev.d. tit. and wi.o is so • ,jrtl ‘
and '11 I ol irn'f'," iir,t p,, ,
• ‘ 1 • 1 dv ;> * .
two volumes topicveiit t .p 1 ^ •'
getting P. 1 ' ' ,
As u e Invp Charged ti.at 0^ t v
objects of this work is r t
-.ire to impress 1 »rei‘jnerv at
'he belief ’It,at he is |,ir Man,,7,U^
than o os? of his cnti»?i\Htcn> u^-,,
ad I o o' or two ni »ree\h rs. a,.,
-no v‘>h 1, Mi^s \,m Co^rH'tndi „ J:
to say to his (/a" "lifer-" II < ;lrf , r
" older fumilrs than »M , ( 7,,, \
“ have even <7 >/</«•/« hichrr Ku^lij.\
*’ ti fictkm. and 1 can claim fur 1 i,p \4(
’* Com thodu more atiMouitv 1 .
t141 ; Uuld 1)j
** that dates It cm ;70l.:*
Ami no a' we take uur Iphvp of tl^i
volumes, u hicb, were they noi 1. t<rr.
fo tr;iduc»» opr country, and mure
ticulrtily our cfnihtry-ic’Mifn and
theCu up as object* •>! public «curr
the intelligent and refined of Kano
would never ba\e received 3 rmi cr
•nr hands. As a novel, “{j,>:i ,,
h'ourid 'is abs.du'e^y beneath ctiiiu :
Il IS Vol 1 <d plat, and W a> atltl«*n f,,j -
vi!e pm po-es \\e have i.anuV «r
enable M, c Of»pef |() pamper !j < |f.>4
able v in*?v. After leaving ih'<* city,
conducts he reader in i.’n pr»i\.|l4
where he i • i j! 11 have p>»* un i n * * 14 •
suppose that lie has a 15 not, ,u C<i»
with i !>.nk of uni; n-te.t exterp. I
h > we ver, is a m< i e h ti m •*«.* v n i\ w ■
Abie}) we ha Ve Mo di*pus M mi ! opi.tic
bur h»*r<» a*jci in,/v pry body hut thpu »■
be s of * is own family are'levnf.f,: i
f>>rtl>\ wito-e vnljm itij is mi / e p4 *
by their lenoiante; ami \e' we iui
n.iild If ;*.-»» f» fc> belli ve, tint ill 1! f >01,1
< v "I C »«ipers-T"Wu there i» mmr pi
loot and knowh dye of the urn if, l; «n
inv tow it of in** same H7.e h u.e I'm
\ no'het o!*j-ct "f this se-ti-n 1")»k •
ericible Mr. Ooi'iei tu Htijf i!i« pi’i'tl
’or havoi j i eh at hn pahum n
•l ess to the i»e«»p!e IM of (i*"r
Ijckson, wrhmi In* impe.1 t »r»e apjiai ii
Ser rotary nt the .V*\v; • n«l ai^o '»* **!
main ibe n> ii!P ol his n ieM <|u«i'l
i Kh th* v.il life « i » ♦ Jhri t > a c**r t
Point ol L . * J I" M V*^m, 4ft:
i I ify and trailuce |, ckhmt, sfimn
j. c u»*-> I" bo 7i.lirmiily n k»art}
an v!n&t ievn- w e<t as :ie • I!»i, Mr. (. > » i
).i Km ji.iml. I r our le.i.vi* n :ve n
dir o>11 v "M the -abject; t! 1«'> w br
y «»ran:j** I, i»n[ st* much 111»/*sT m *
her I e Li ahlic lb Oil nt III «I Ci'liO.:';
J. )i i h I he v ex all >M i Vi »} A no*' b Hi
. x,»ei '.eru e on tcaJii'O Mr. C/* *
,,ih« ~| i jol'Ts mi »u uui c on nt i y *s»ii. •I
vVe hii' dtt'iii' (Mil M/. i . 1
here were «m: Hit? f.-i'! co >
trill that in* v. a- oeieinpunib \hi
to rdi 'K t toe si irul'o; u .1 *e .!
Ijrve H pi»->it« c, nn*ll we f-nl ‘ !!•>»
5 tfi.it in wmU.-I ‘I tet 'ii.uv
Hi lly lo sentiments, w i . - 1 •’ 1
S ic11 au iii'ii t lid ai c >M •*'. l‘1"'
. vet sm .11 if«• <!••*; -tint A,‘ ,, ,J"
i;i,li. s wo.i -no a tti n* >• ‘! 1 c'
tiv.itmu I lib l;!« v',m *
i rmi c’.nt- opt Inr -o nilny uer.".
) u • k C <)/( i #*•/'. .
?lih C* lb* » tiaV'Hlf t,k*'n (
5 Sliind f 'fit riy ,,l) ,,v
I’liOfU a V.CMIl.t. ♦' 'll keep mi h 1 '
iiit.iI im m .'I C m «■ J.';
ill k*‘ •t|,,l k'1' v " ' \ ' 1 ■' •
;ic* e- - to w fuel' h»‘ *,} ’
ol the runic. A mi. C"t.i'-i
crctl. oir m p iif •" v"° f r'' Vi»%
Ji i -1 wl h
net ;J0 — .12 v A 2 « v
'•THOMAS M'lt-sr I.kM
a r-*•* u'*
S I) < wlio h** Is-W'Sconli.l
• i-'ul In* '«
r ,| 4i«:'l.cti n. ...
i .) ■ <• turn 'Hi ,
I.. .. )'• \i'. J >!• |
<•»•! .f will pc nJ__—
(.00*6 H \V
rjlHK Sn -sc iih.-is
i j r) .vc (UiiMf d li'1' 1 ' “ ' nj
y.’.jfc. 'VI11 Hi I'c* f M’nf fT ...
ihem I r li ve *>i fivycats.
have he ct >’oi •* ^ v
three lau*l!Mi£S f'Uf |,r v;f
ji v i r.y a m«)» »* • X crj- ' 0 r ,
if I i s have div; h •
fl js They arc m'ii , ,
»nuri\ bei\v» n l'iid 1**0 , j,»
in ii ’> Fishery _ Tn -
[he property *d P-c
i) lac al)p'‘ rl'c* % ' f
THOMAS I, ..0i
kou::i;!cko kau
n • v n—** ff f __^
--foil If-"
I- IS I.
3 wish .
* occ.iio. - y >
il«i too *«ii- t>«*:o ' , 1
...all I- m..»t a
ao throe ltioo> a 5
an I Kom nd^'1 **
liurch ’alEXA^
K mvj ___
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U <, i.L.Uon;. " nt, _ •
uHo, iJf-’Pnlh •"1'!"’"! •;?„
EE'f?T8mL'8» -V .
he \fl >"'"2
BijniA'IJo ^K|'k,L. & EX
no ] 0 -/ a _—
r Ht.n i:' S J j-cril—r *- ■" ^ t.
I auB-. an;! L'l.i'* ‘ * ' .. . "
:i;,rci-t «>*»»'• !;'v' .
,vm*r ja Hi« =»•' , a '<
about four «.i>* i>? ' jii.
fom/’ u AiASOf, u: 1^
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