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^SATUnUAY JIOttNINi;, NOV. 15, 182*7
‘•tinware of IJavul (injrick; lie was vnt to pump you, amt
Wrnt directly to Kichii.oud to tell Hie kins i miorM Write no
lUore ” J i hjvs.
We could not help remembering Junius* caution !o
» Woodlkll, when openWg the Knqiurcf of yesterday.
We found his Excellency lmd determined to write uo
more, but had engag. d 3 second fiddle to finish the
controversy for him. This is the most judicious step
that Mr. Giles has been fw/ly of faking for a long
time? and this we have heard it hinted was forced upon
Turn by thaobstinate remonstrances of two or three of
the Elite. So, His Excellency writes no more for
fhe public prints! What a loss to the reading part of
the community! Wlint auccodancurn can the Enqui
Ttr supply, for tlic loss of so copious, popular nnd/Jr*ri
'ualing a writer!
The writer who has taken up the cudgels for Ilis
Excellency, doubtless upon the understanding that it
was impolitic for the Governor to appear so frequently
ih the newspapers, begins his observations with this
remarkable assertion—“The administration press* *s
fearingnWdoubt the <1 -astrous effect of this disclosure
tlpon Mr. Adams—A*, for ring it with good reason, have
endeavored to counteract that effect by the abuse of
Cov. Giles,'' &c.
Wo know not precisely, who it is that Mr. Giles
lias got to write for him, hut in one quality which
greatly distinguishes his Excellency, disingenuous- j
ness, he is the Governor's full match. It is ridiculous !
to ?ny, that the administration presses feared tho cf- 1
f*ct of this (Into ho calls it a little before) disclosure— ^
If is reasons for joining the Repu! limns—upon Mr.*
Aduras. These reasons h *vo been known to the
World for 20 years. Why fear them now? .Mr. fi les
(Titicovored no secret, for that was and could be no se
cret’ which waa known to every intelligent politician
ib the country—and hnd been known fir twenty
yearn. Has it net been always understood thnt Mr. i
Adams assigned as a reason for co-operating with Mr. J
Jefferson, his belief that treasonable views were cn-1
tffrtaincl by certain leaders of the Essex Junto!
'lass of Federalists? Unquestionably it ha*. It is
therefore gratuitous to say that Mr. Giles has made
any disclosure, end silly to say that that imaginary
discovery has alarmed his friends for its effects upon
i,Ue prospects of Mr. Adams. So far is this from be
ing true, thit hud that disclosure had time to operat*?
throughout tlie TT. S—could the people every whore
have st-on Mr. Giles' deceitfd and jesuitieal conduct
towards Mr. Adams, ?n its true colours, we as n for
Hon of the friends of tho administration, do not ond
have not doubted, thnt it would have worked mi s* de
cidedly towards his re-election.
Very artful attempts are making to identity Gov.
Giles with the Jackson party and.fbcling—-to repre
sent him ns the peculiar object of vengeance to the
Administration party, because, soy his apologists, he
has been the means of defeating Mr. Adair* in Virgi-;
nia! Absurd ond impudent assertions! We know 1
that at the last t^ossion, this feeling was so far from j
having an existence, tlia! the friends of the Adminis-'
t ration very generally, wished Mr. Giles to continue 1
Governor, from t he belief that his inveterate itch tur i
newspaper notoriety, ond the malignant passions1
which his lucubration? displayed, bad wrought, end 1
would further work, injury to his party. We know I
Uiat many warm and intelligent Jacksonians consider
ed him as a mill-stone around their necks, and were
anxious to remove him from a station which thev
thought he had disgraced, and which they believed lie
was occupying to the injury of their favorito cause.
The disgust now, at Mr. Giles, is universal. In the
numberless conversations we have heard or. the sub
ject of his suppressing Air. Jefferson’s loiter r>f
the S.Mh, ond puld aliiug that of the m on.
ptdntioQ to the will rff Ih** author in both cases,
ttod for the sole and dishmiop-ibln porno*”* of de
priving a man of testim?ny necessary and intended
to exculpate him to the \v<>rId, we have heard but one i
single opinion among men of all polities. His iinpu-;
dvoce in excusing hirnsnlf by representin'* Mr. J offer
Ron's 6rst letter ns doting—his effroutery in after-'
wards charging others with having made that hnputa- '
tjon upon Mr. Jefferson—bin dishonourable denial of
having written lettera| to Mr. Adams, which it I
was impossible ho hed forgotten—the spirit of rancor- i
oils ajid causeless hatred which lie discovers towards I
Mr. Adams throughout—!he petty mendacity, un
worlhy a truant school boy, much more the Governor'
of \ i^ginia—all these circumstances have io.^} iu-d
this community with more contempt than*as ovn be
fore exhibited towards any man. Tho feeling ij mi-'
mixed. If is pure, unadulterated contempt—not even!
fesslwd with a grain of respect for Mr. Giles’ taients
—for they too have fled with every thing else that
could commend respect.
This is t!i • man, whom »he writer in the Enquirer
pretends lias carried Virgin .! fur Jackson, and is l.a»- ,
ofl because foe red, by the friends of tbe Adnvnistra- i
th»n. Idle prattle! This wretched old misanthrope, I
who is the laughing stock of the Public--t|io scorn :
vt the jest of all parties from Maine to Georgia, fear- i
r'V • Wnrrotlinn fudge. 'J'Jiia writer may never!he-'
Jess, succeed in his object of saving Mr. Giles from *
fissured rustication next winter, by representing
hi# re-election as necessary to the honour and grnti-1
t»«de of the Jaekson party, lie it so. If we are not
yadfhed with Gov. Giles, we nre threatened with ano-'
thorofthe same kidney from Albemarle. not much !
n»'*r« pleasant, to us. Wo care not how tho thine |
goes. Ityr hrnits are passed. We ehaS return to the.
^ riu.r in UfriJ Inquirer or .Monday.
The Upgr^latnroof Georgia m<>t at Mil-'
ilM^vdi •, «m Monday, the 13th in«».—Tiy, Sen-'!
f^'* clmso Mr. Sforlcs President, jnid Mr. II am»|!1i
H. crctnry. In the JIui Mr. Hudson of Putnam I1
a* eh men Hpeakcr. and Mr. ftawson t.'h»rk.
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('or''rtior la' 'tlIt s M '■•"Jffe nr*at' r'< • y «.i;''- ,
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tojuvsi tho Indian* within the limits of Georgia,'.
i»nd the Tariff. Wo tubjiin extracts from these por
liutiNOt hi*> Message. It seems that the enterprise of
the poor Clierofcccs, in establishing u Const it ntioml
Govern met it, which th( y vainly imagined would com
mand the respect if nut t]»> upprohn’uui u/' I fir
'rhiu»% h.ej drawn down upou them the wnith of the
Governor of Gonr*»in. We art* not sure hut Gov.
Forsyth is right in Ida view*, but tho hardship to the
Indiana,d«xs> not seem the lesson that account:
“The solemn promise of the f. States, made in I ;:0?.
to remove nt their expense the Indvns from the ter
ritory of tho State, is y< f to he p->rformed. < )f tie*
wish and determination ef t Go Federal Government,
in ull its Departments, 1o fulfil that promise us curly
ns practicable, wo U ve repeated ossurwnccs. The
policy heretofore pursued towards the Indians, the
mode of offer ling the pnrp«i.v\-i of tho General Gov
ernment by com ne ts with the chiefs of the Ju lian
bribes, or with the Guvci'iuociit creuled hv those
chiefs, *s still |XT-ist'd in. nor is th >re anv indicHtioii
t:::»t a e..tinge is c< no '.'plated. In thi« fcjtat", it is
well known that without u change of policy, the Gov
ernment of flic I'nited St:*-'es cmiiioI, by o contract
' with their government, remove the Cherokers. The
j rulers of that Tribe, who have, since t!: > irJl.1;,
I systematically devoted themselves to defeat anv nt
| tempt to purchase out their permitted occupation of
, •** * r lands, novo, as a last resort, adopted n constitu
tional form of Government. I»v this instrument tin*
I annuity paid (o the tribe by tho United ; Kates, and nli
j the individual rights and privileges of individual GSe
j rokees nr" controlled—n Government professing to he
independent, is s t up in dctiavco of the Hutho7ity of
I'he States of tl-vigia, Tennessee, A]nlmiirt,>md
I North Carolina. ujhui the territory and w ithin the pi
!risdiction ot Ih«>se State-. i fie Olierokccs lni"eb* « ii
indeed tardily informed hy the Chief Magistrate of
the l moil, tioi t iiis nt tempt will not make a n v change
m the relation in whi h they s and to the if. Stn:c<.
The new Govorntncnt, licnvevr, continues ntflnol
ed to exercise its power, and seeks to strengthen it
self hv conferring citizen-dim or drimeiiship upon
siich w nte mechanic* us ohoo. e to iticorjMirate with
the:.*. Here within our territory, upon the land firm
ing n part of our sovereign property, is a Government
exercising authority independent of ours and dena
tionalizing our citizens in order to strengthen itself in
its opposition to onr w ill. This state <!f tiling can
net be endured. If the United States nre unable, act
,,*W °ti tie* jniucy to which mono they chocs.* to ad
here, to indue.* Ih.* ( lirrokcrs to ri'inovo, Mid unwil
ling to vindicate ..nr right over !ho" persons and terri
tory within our sovereignty, m if,,. only practicable
mode, our duty to the people, and to posterity requires,
lli.it wo should act. Of t!ic right of the’ General
Asr,. rublv over alt things within .our territorial lim
it*. on general prine *lcs,a doubt cannot l*e cn-erfain
ed. Is there any thing in our Constitution, in the
federal compact to which «vo are a party, or in nnr
relation 1o the Chcrokei*s, inhabitants of this State.
" hieh impairs, in respect to them, our sovereign
riglit?^ In (lit* State Constitution there is no limits-!
lion.it the* legislative power over the Indians within
mu territory. In the Federal Compact, sacred in our
eyes, to the provisions of which w»* have ever looked
with veneration, and v hieh w«* will be the last to im
pair, tho only clause whicli can be tortured to bear
upon the question, is that which gives to Congress
“the power to regulate commerce with the Indian
Tribes." To the Cherokecs within flu* Stale we owe
protection, and to us they owe obedience. In no in
stance wine.* the adoption of the Constitution of the
l . States lias tiie authority of a State, exercised over
th:; frulmn*; within its limit:;, been disputed or disre
garded."
In regard to the Tariff, we are happy that the Go
vernor of Georgia has hud the good seme to detect,
ur.d the firmness to expo-e. that nio-.t puerile, perni
cious, vindictive and ridiculous cf all s'dionys, to
counteract i»s operation by a State tariff upon Ame
rican manufactures and products. Mr. Forsyth de
ni™ the constitutionality of a State Tariff, and its ef
ficacy worn its coiwthutieiiaJify undoubted. So idle
an imagination never entered the lien A. of would be
statesmen and .lay dreamers. Let his Excellency
<lov. Giles. of newspaper celebrity, have the rredif
ot having been tho invention of this precious notion
"d taxing Kentucky hog* and horses—and to prove
tho motive which prompted fh»* invention and the 1
suggestion,! it it b-* observed, that if Ohio awl Ken- !
?ucl:y vote for Jackson, we shall hear no more of:
fhi* hog and horse tariff. Such are tho statesmen i
who now rule Virginia—so limited their views-go I
mer ly personal their n.oli’ as and their ends.
“Before concluding this addr<*«R. already toe lone.
•i if hough many Mibj* ets of g;- -a* interest hat might
b • properly introduce 1 ore excluded, I have the very
irksome task to perform, of remarking on an net
piss-d lit the hist <V;igr, -s—tho Tar ill* of IM2f{—an
I*et, which ha* fill d tiit* whole southern country with
reseninic.it tad dismay, The wishes, the rcihnn-1
si rnneos m the p**oph* and tiitir legislatures in the •
Southern S‘ if.’R, litivo ’’^on .i.-nerrst-led; the interests!
of a whole sec? i..n of the Ficon reel hr-xly sacrificed .
for the benefit *•( a .•!*-» f .»>-.» .n* recently sprang ’
up among us, to whom grant after grant of Marcia]
favors bn* been iirnrovidnntly mndo, sine? the close of
the lat e war. Under the prot»xf of raising reve nue, an
ic» hu* be. n passed confessedly to prot-ct manufac- !
turns liy destroying revenue—to diminish the publir ;
income without, lessening popular hurt hone; the effect
of which, must be to enrich a few villages and smai! •
Incorporated Compruies, »..d to ruin States nnd roir.
ruunifies. An act so strangely framed ns to he ri>
ceptabhr to no one, sud pamcil. not bcCfw-e th<*re\v.-..-t
a majority ot Congress who hi Itevrd it just Pmi u-j..:.
but b< - use neither of*the ST"'.at parries who. arc now
struggling to make r-i.» next I'r ri«bat w.m willin.-to ;
take the rrirpon.sihiliiy of rejecting it, for f.-nr that I
Kentucky ond Ohm, western Mankind, western1
I'nnsylvimia, nnd western Yew York, might view
tiie rejection of it ns a r i.i upon their favorite r-rndi
datc. rooking noon if n + gross pprvor*jon nf power,
ax indefensible * .i prim iidi under erv govcTiuiien'!
destructive to the tigricel'.'ini! prosperity ..f t|,«.
South<m, vitally injurious *o ihi omim-rc:'*| ;nfrr.
e*;t« of the Eastern nnd Midd'- States, and total to <
li.r maritime power of the Enron, every lionei f. and i
honorable effort is demanded from us by the people '
to ensure its- repeal and to shield them from its irvpi- 1
rioos effects. Jr Jin* been imagined that these oh- i
ject i may be effected by state legislation. I* tins
'rue* f >n the most mature reflection. I am convinced
that i* is net; tha» fate legislation, to countervail the {
cflect.i of the act, toretalinto g*. injuries, or to o.xpre !:
our »ust resentment ot its injustice, fir from boinrr
useful, will lie injurious.
“The Slate power of {axniion. to which a reroit
has been contemplated, although cn hrncin r al) oh-'
jectM within the lUuto. i not unbounded it is limited'
‘y t!.<. obligations oft ho Union, contract-d to Foreign
.’ewers, nnd our obligation* to iho other S*nt<’s !
e»:d-r t h*> Federal CJ mpaeft. No 8t*te tax making
a discrimination in favor of ene Foreign p„,Ver over
another, to whom the Knifed S*atf>, bad pnmined
eijinl treatment, would Ik dctcnsilde. ,\n .state
fax making a discrimination in thvourof one of the
Confederacy to the prejudice i f e"hi r, or of all the
rest, would be rntisistenf with our Bond of f'nion_
r"n it he supposed, that a constif ufiorx, which secures :
fo tiie citizens of each Hta»e -d) the p?it ilrge* and I
mmun;tcs of the cifi?mH of the savnml States,does ,
' <1 r" r,,r:' ^h© ^ ait1'*! Mover,.igniics fr< in the moir.en
rarv caprice, tfio resentment, or the j'-nJ may of each
»t her? In r he exercise **| the power of’ internal fa.va
uiTi. it these opinion* are well founded ell like ar»i- i:
,f" ■ tf,n prodnet or manufacture of the o' bar Htati *
nest to considered and treated as of romiuon origin- 11
rem whence it follows, that ell taxes, if imposed! ;1
mist on ‘rate alike on »,lf the States Hj;d will lie pni«l 1
by Ot! - ijor*-*Ke.j nddi'nua] 1-ff 1
OHb relievo the overburtheiied, onj seli'-inllicUon ia
retuUuUuu, no beneficial effects will t!ow from the*
eve rciseof lh** power «>f State taxation. Tlus c*n
e!o-i.*n is neither unpleasant iH»r disheartening; rt is
not desirable that the State should have or exercise
the powyr of retaliating upon either of tlie United
Mtu'en, ler the follicrior the often, es of the General
<»ov**rnnwet; nor do l conceive the want of that
power i-'osiy impediment to the destruction of an
odiotm law. That luw must perish where it was
horn, under the force of puhlie opinion. Does nnv
one believe that it can enduref that remonstrances
and prut . st*. of States, romhinnrions and import uni
ties nud denunciations of individuals. who are hufler
ing by it, will lull untie. ded (>n t !»•* cars of til** nt pr«*
sen*. deluded inhabitants of tho.** pn.*jrh:l States*,
who-e R. present at ive hnv** joined to fasten it upon
us? To meet tin* present cm! and afford some relief
unhl tlie change iff public opinion, now silently work
in/. is ( omph *e the State tuxes might he diminish*
ed: y«u»r nd\ ice should he given to the people to ux*
; ercii-e the strieti*et economy, to use n»* few of the ar
tii h*s inauutact'.ired by those wh * are to L« benefited
i by tiio law *>t as th* ir necessities will permit;
♦ o substitute for t lie luanufuctiires of Europe, and of
, thu Northern au«l Eastern States, manufactures of
their own households, to \sry hik| to imd'i' ly their
ugrieuT*uxal permoC Your ndviee, aidtd by your
-'niiWf, w ilt have* the force.* !' law, he infinitely hot
ter observed, nud product* the happiest elPjctH. So.
; Jeinniy prot-d in the Senate of tho U. Sini.-e as tho
ilrnncli of the GencWil Gov* rmnent in which the
• St.-tos are directly repr**ernt*d, against the act, uml
deinuud its repeal; rein* <m trate in the strongest.
; language with those Stsh s who have heretofore
supported this wretched system, which uses man
;a’ n mere machine, w hose labour is to be di
| rected into tlie most profit able and convenient
I c ha mu ’*>. by lh > superior i; Mligcne** of Government.
It is by these means, and these ulonc, that tlie peo
i plo ciui I*** effectually received and tin* oppressive
, system radically destroyed.'’
Ireland.— *» «* are at a loss lor the causes wlii*-li
within a few weeks, have thrown the state of Ireland
i.ito a state of terrible *.'xeitation; tor we had ima''<-in
ed Oiat«.Vr. O'ConmTs triumph in his contest for a
1 seai in Parliament, would allay Catholic excitement
mitil nt least the question of right to retain his seat,
mid been decided against him. This expectation has
proved liulacious, nm. from ..Vr. Sliiel’s most cnerget
ic and glowing speech before the Catholic association
—from the proclamation of the Lord Lieutenant of
Ireland (the J/ar.juis of Anglosea) prohibiting un
1awinl meeting*:, and from uli other sources, it is plain
that the population of the south of Ireland are in
extreme agitation, and that n great convulsion is
much to be apprehended. The general expectation
indulged, from the expressions dropped by some of
the ministry, that. Catholic Emancipation waant hand.
and would be conceded by Government, renders this
•intelligence of the ferment among the Catholics more
unexpected. We could hail this spirit in Ireland as
the harbinger of liberty to that oppressed people, did
wo not feel 100 well assured of the hopelessness of a
contest between British money and discipline, and
the hardy, but impoverished and unarmed Peasantry
of Ireland. We subjoin Air. Shiol's speech, as a
specimen of patriotic eloquence wh eh will warm the
heart of the American reader.
.Vr. Shi**] said—T rise in obedience to a stron^RenFC
i of political iluty, to call upon the Association to adopt
immediate measures, if not for the control, at least for
the regulation of the extraordinary excitement which
ha* recent l\ manifested itself in the south of Ireland.
It is one of the rule* of this body that no resolution
•shall L>»* proposed without giving a week s notice_
iF'Oi must, however, yield to substantial necessity,
and in tile present peculiar, and let me add, not a little
alarming condition of the country, this Association
should not allow one day to elapse without the exer
cise of its great and salutary power. 1 have there
for*:, ri •!» w iihout giving the usual preliminary notice,
and thus in the very outset of our proceedings, and
before the ordinary business has been gone through,
to direct your attention, mid that of the public, torrj
eem events, which are not indeed attended.with any
present evil, but appear to me pregnant with conse
quences of peculiar peril. 1 am well aware thnt I
have lx:0;! considered as an niarmht, because upon a
late occasion, I mined my vf»ice in order to admonish
the community to which l belong,and ns tarns I was
able, in order to warn the government of the proba
ble results of the stun; of things t<> which the refusnl
of emancipation was bringing the country. I have
been represented as a terrorist, and it was said, that
b-’ing mvseli' affrighted, i was anxious to convert mv
Tears into n 1 hat sort <>t valor which eonsirts
in Hutting a small value upon the lives of others, is
easy of attainment, ami I own that I am not ambitious
of that kind of political chivalry 1 do not, I hope,
often speak of r.iyvi-lf. but I am justified in the ego
«i~!n of n moment when f say, that where mv own
li’ *-rty. mid let me add, almost mv life, was at stoke,
w hen I was brought to the threshold of a long capti
vity, and saw a dungeon before me, I did not exhibit a
very p;i illnnimous disposition (loud cheers.) Mv
fenri are not derived from any dormer of mv
own, but f eoufi sp, that, if courage consists in
sc-ing my country covered with the iTleod of its peo
ple with indifference, T d > not possess that kind of
intrepidity. It does not appear to mo that wc are
•Mlliricntfy aware of flic results that may ari-c from
flu« iinonrslbded evrirj|tjf,n (<;,r p, without example)
to which fho passions of both Catholics and Protcs
. nits have h*-* n raised. It is recorded, that in n great
combat, so great was the fury of the contending ar
mies, that they were not conscious nf an earthquake
by which the field ofbattl" was shaken. Tnthis ter
rific contest—in this shock of faction—wo do not
nerecivc that the country ts rocking beneath onr feet.
II to the mutfceringH of the earthquake, &. let not
e n bterraneous thunder roll unli'strd. f do here
"•peat whn* I Ixd'oro de hr-'d, that the gov- rntnent.)
:-r v i-Ii ihe-1 all the ;»hmie n.net ultimately restt
hy allow.eg t lie ( r" .‘ire -i lestiou to rouvrlre th’’
•oiintry. and not at, oji*-e inierponng ibr its iidjurt
m*nt—by their strange pro* rani mat icn ind almost
imbecile indecision—hv their fimafical irresolution
pud unserntm!mIii" iut-rmity of purpose, have caused 1
the ruind of Ireland to he infuriated »0 Hnrh a noinf '
tint wr are almost at the ni'-rcv of accidtnt, and Mint j
nnv nnfbrtunte contingency might throw the country t
into a convulsion. 1 he oiili'ot man who hears me
doe« n*.t renumber n j>aralhd of national passion.— j
lb-fore li*** rebellion, the people were not hn com i
pletely organized an*! determined as they now are.
Th rc-icon is ft,iH— fl?*.f at presrn* it is not needful ,
that conspirator* •hottld go forth amongst them and
swear them into revolution. Their own emotions •
hri'e thrown tfvm into an almost self created confe
deracy, and the H'-nse of tin ir injuries has pressed
Ih'fo info coni' inati*>n.
It w tint a conspiracy of a few, hut an union of all:
it is not the plot oft ho- sand*, but the purpose of mil-1
hon it i. no* the machination of individuals, but the
organizat ion of n whole people. Resides, it is to bo |
remembered, that While the population has mormons- j
IV increased, the intelligence and public spirit of the)
nation has proportionally augmented; and a ponsnntry,
animnted by a st r-mg conviction of their rights, and
wi'h fixed and d'-finite views of their injuries, offer a
fir more perilous spectacle than the nmolevies which
the conspirators of I 70ft were «blc to bring in small!
il.vi <ms -nto the field. Tie* moral condition of the .
(holies iiiju n ntm ■ ide, tr»iIv Alarming, while the !
*»a*«- ot'a l.irge portion offfu* Protestants also afford* i
r round for pi rioiis reflect ion. Tf has been said that 11
tave magnified the impoffanee of tiie Orangemen. I
dir,t.lie imputation i« utterly groundless. ( despise i
lie Orangemen. When ronouk-red at»art from I.ng
h e ~;i - We well!'! • rn Iril 'te tfe m in a wer-T • but I J
own that t do apprehend that the?, who are utterly
powerless ’lu iiiftrlyes, may succeed in working the
)>*miiiiib ol ihc multitude in some paroxysm of insanity,
«n«l thnt then the Duke of Wellington may be sue
c-psf.illv invoked by them to bayonet the people. I
j do not value the Jtmnswicker a jot, but I will not dis
| guise thnt l look upon a popular coinmotion, in which
England should take n port, with dismay. Tlmt is
cxm-tly what I wpprehond, and lot nic not therefore be
, told thut I have said thut we arc in the power of the
I northern Orangemen. What I said was, und what !
I repeat is, that we are now in the power of Knglattd,
and th <t we should take raro not to assist ourv Irish
' «P*agonists iii their atrocious speculations, u*ir tiir
msh them with an opportunity of pouring a military
. ''*ree into Ireland,ami then regaling themselves with
: our tortures, and sinking their tiger thirst with our
blood.- A division of military labour would take
place in any ra.-di and ill-advised insurrection. The
Lnglish eoldier wouhlf.rxt disperse the peasantry, and
then to tin: Irish yeomen the honorable office ofuitts
sa\p ’"'f ^,<-*r wives and children would be assigned.
Hie learned gentleman procedcd to advert to the
1 :*e assemblages of the peasantry in Tipperary, and
att*T dwelling upon tlie tremendous consequences
winch might flow from such meetings if allowed tj
continue, lie forcibly impressed upon the Association
the necessity of exerting its power to put them down,
and concluded n very eloquent speech bv proposing u
serte* of resolutions.
j 1 ATr. Ritchie !ias taken rcfbgo bellied Ids dignity,
| from the keen encounter of the Arena nt Frode.icks
i burg. The Lynchburg Virginian, the Va. Advocate,
j1,10 Political Arena.the Martinsburg Guzctte and our
huinlilo selves, have all driven him in turn to that con
venient shelter. His dignity! Ha! ha! What nn
as.- he must be to think thut he nnd Ins dignity are
not understood! Lay on upon the wretched, the dis
gusting apostate, gallant Arena! Ho who sells his
principles for the advantages which a majority can
give, deserves no mercy.
The Portland Argus in an extacy of self-congratu
] lution at the bp- ess of the Hero in that Distinct, ex
| claims with a pious shudder, “We look back with u
inazernont nnd horror, nt the disgusting and terrifying
I mass of libels, falsehoods, forgeries nnd frauds neett
. initiated against Gen.'Jackson, within the last two
J years. Drnr, dear! There havo been none nt all
; against AdontH, Clny, and their friends! We think
j hypocrisy istho most hateful of nil vices, lying c^i ex
I eepted.
i _
J flj ?*>mc very singular poli! iea.1 disclosure? are inak*
, ing in South Carolina. Mure in a few days.
1 ‘,e ^nshvillo Whig nays that numerous persons
j at Nashville have signed a request to Gen. Jackson,
jto cal1 uPpn James Jackson, to tell all he knows of tho
; seerot transactions at the Chickasew Treaty. “A
j Dukedom to a beggarly d«*nicr,” the General will con
| sent to no such thing, unless he can have some private
i chat, with Mr. Jas. Jockson tirst. James Jackson is
highly spoken of by ail parties. \Vo lately made a
1 mistake in saying he was the same man the General
; run through the guts with a sword cano, in Nashville,
i 1 hat u as Samuel Jackson. So many of tho name,
and of different families, in one vicinity, confused our
recollection.
I
PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION NEWS.
.Ycio York’.—Some doubt still hangs over the result
of the popular election in New York, but the best ac
counts seem to think it divided, 17 and 17. This lo
ses 2 votes to that State, and will no doubt, lead to
I another change of her electoral law. Tho Albany
| Chronicle of the 10th, has tho following statement,
which is sustained by the opinion of the American und
Commercial.
PRESIDENTIAL CANVASS.
The Albany Chronicle, received last evening bv the
Steam Boat, gives Mr. Adams 17votes, and we learn
from pnsncnger8 that tho other 17 were conceded to
Gen. Jaekton. The returns are not oil official. If
the intelligence should prove to bo correct, the coun
ties stand ns follows, leax ing the stato exactly divi
ded.
Districts. At>\ms. Jackson.
1st, Murtofli and Querns, 1
2d, Kings. Richmond & Rockland,
3d, New York, ')
4th, Westchester and Putnam. !
5th, Diltchesg, j
6th, Orange, j
7th, Ulster and Sulivflit,
3th, Columbia, I
9th, Rnirticlacr, ;
10th, Albany,
11th, Greens & Delaware, i
12th, Schoharie nnd ScheneotarV, I
13th, Otrego,
14th, Oneida, j
loth, Herkimer, f
16th, Montgomery,
17th, Saratoga, I
13th, Washington, f
I9fh, Franklin, Clinton, Essex,
.and Warren, 1
20th, Oswego, Jefferson. Lewis, & r J
21st, Chenango and Broome,
22d, Madison mid Courtland', 1
23d, Onondagn,
24th, Cayuga.
25th, Tompkins nndTipgn,
26th, Ontario, Seneca, Wayne
Hnd Yates, i>
27th, Monroe and Livingston,
23th, Cattaraugus, Alleghany
nnd Stcunen, * t
29th, Geiuuxscc ami Orleans,
30th, Clsnutauque, Urie&. Niagara, 1
Total ir ir
NORTH CAROLINA
\ oted on Tliursdny. One of her Editors informed •
U3on Thursday morning, that the ‘ Union hnd itseyes1
upon North Carolina,” and lie !Utrrf,.rc called them;
to come out fgr Jackson. We ' ink he is mistaken
in his premises, ond that the eyes of the Union are not
upon North Carolina. Hit vote is ’veil understood.
OHIO!
Prom the most probable sources, w e think the
Jackson ticket lias prevailed by 40no majority. The
Ht. Clairsvillo Historian of the 3th is of opinion that
the Adams ticket, has eurrooded by 2 or 300_but all
above 40 counties, was conjeetnre. Wo have little or
no hope o; such a result, though intelligence leaves if
pwihlr. I he majority of Administration members
elerfnd to the Hfnte Legislature at the lnf« ejection is
ascertained to bo 4 in each House.
KENTUCKY.
Pome additional returns received, but too impoTfcrt
end vague, to interest the reader. Home of Mm coun
!i<\s first henrd from, were doing better on the 2d nnd
;d davr than the first; hut wo see no sufficient leagnn
In reral tlm opinion expressed yesterday,flint Kentuc
ky has given Mr rote lor Gee. Jsr1,*nu.
MARYL.UYD.
fhree Electors have certainly gone for Jackson,
vix: Pnltimore County I, ami Dultimore City & Anno
Arundel 2. The double District of Washington,
I* rederick and Allcghancy is not finully hoard from,
ARcghanny being always the last County iti tho State
to report. It is exceedingly doubtful how it has gone,
but j wo incline to think for Jaebon. If bo, the vote
will stand C to 3; or it to Jin tho other event.
LYOLIJWI.
A lew straggling returns have come in; hut neither
in numbers nor accuracy, worthy of republication.
jYnir
The mnjori'y for tire Administration ticket through
out the StVe, 19!)J.
Iti Gp.orgia two Tickets arc run for Jackson—one
.-.lied the Crawford or Troup, the other the Calhoun
or (, lurk.T—besides which, the Administration party
have nominated ftco Electors. In the few counties
heard from, tho Crawford .ticket was largely ahead,
and t here was lit t le or no doubt of its complete success.
This ticket if elected, it is supposed, will not vote lor
{ Mr. Calhoun ns Vico President. Whether the vote
, will be thrown away, tr giv «n to Mr. Rush, we have
j seen no intimation.
Prom ti e National Journal.
i J\Ir. Hilrfiie, Mr. tli/cs, find Air. Jrjfcrzon.
i fhe Richmond Enquirer of November -1, Mr.
Ritchie, in relation to the authenticity of the letter of
Mr. Jefferson of the 26i!i of December, 1825, refers
. “to the letter of his grandson in this day's paper," and
J adds, that “the omitted senti nee, as stated by him, is
utterly unavailing to clear Mr. Adams ofnnyofthe
censure which Mr. J. attaches to Mr. Adams's opin
ions. That lie did essentially differ from the opimonn
of Mr. A., that ho did on that account consider him ns
| a loan utterly disqualified for being the Chief Magis
I trulc, are fuels perlectly within the knowl.dgo of his
! most intimate trieuds.”
| “Wo have uniformly understood that there isanoth
; er sentence in the letter of the 2.'Uh, (not alluded to bv
Mr. Ruudolph,) wliieh Mr. Giles did not publish; un.'l
j winch, we have understood, was the principal reason
: why Mr. Giles believed that Mr. .1. did not wish this
II i!*cr *°- Pu^ished at »II. It is n sentrncenot n*.
, nil relating to Mr. Adams, to his conduct or opinions,
jbut to another gentleman, entirolv disconnected with
Ins administration." To wliieh ofthe letters of Mr.
J. does Mr. Ritchie nllude, when he states, “thenrin
cipai reason wiiy Mr. Giles believed that Mr. J. did
not wish tins letter to bo published at n!l?” If to tho
1* tter ot tlie 2'>th, as the phraseology of the sentence
iui{»or*s. why add any other reason ?o confirm this be
’iyfof Mr. Giles, when tho paragraph, ©united by Mr.
Gdes in his publication, constitutes u snlffcicnt pro
hibition to his publishing atoll? The sentence in
Mr. J.’s letter of the 26th December, omitted in his
(Mr. G.'s) publication, is as follows: -I wrote you a
letter yesterday, of which you will be free to mnk->
what use you please. This will oontairi matter u*>l
intended fur the public eye."
If Mr. Ritchie alludes to the Jotter of Mr. J. of the
25th December, there is nothing expressed hy Mr. J.,
in either letter, of his not wishing it to bo published!
So far froi.fthat wish being entertained by him, ii>
his letter of tho 21st January, 1826, ho says, in allu
ding to that of the25th December, 1825, “the sfete
l *Ti°nt which I have given him [ dr. (i.J on the subject
|°f Mr. Adams, is entirely honorable to hhn, in every
I sentiment and fnct it contains. TJiero is not a word
in it which 1 would wish to recall; it is one which Mr.
A. himself might willingly quote, did ho need to quote
any filing.” ATr. Jefferson, in the same letter of th«i
21st January, adds, ‘-That Mr. Adams and myself, not.
being then in th*1 habit of mutual consultation amf '
confidence, I considered it ns the stronger proof of tie*
purity of his patriotism, which was ublo to lift him
al ovc nil party passions when the safety of his coun
try was endangered; nor have 1 kept the honorable
fart to myself; during the late canvass particularly, I
had more than one occasion to quote it to persons who
were expressing opinions respecting him, of whic h
there was a direct corrective.”
1 h* letter ot Mr. Ilios. J. Randolph, published in
the Enquirer of the Itli iust. convicts jl/r. Giles of
having suppressed the letter of Jl/r. J. of the 25th De
cember. 1825, which was honorable to Jlr. A. and of
having published Hint of rjm 26th of the some month
and year, which »Vr. J. says ‘‘contained matternn/!
intended for the public eye." J,rt the people bear in
inind.tliis infamous conduct of Jl/r. Giles in regard f.i
;1?r- Adams, and of his disgraceful attack upon ,1/r J.
himself, in the reasons assigned for omitting to publish
the letter of I ho 25t h. " ^
w hen .Mr. Ritchie says, ns T have quoted above,
“That he [Mr. J.J did essentially differ from the her
etical opinions of Mr. A., that he did on that account
consider him ns n man utterly disqualified for being tho
t'Jiief .Magistrate, nre farts perfectly within tho
.nowledge of hi»i m- r. intimate friends.’’ the paid Mr. '
Ritchie contradicts the epoinions which Mr. J. ha*
publicly expressed of-Mr. Adams. Whatever of cen
i-nre .Mr. J. has attached to.Mr. A.’s opinions, feevea
iiis belief or declaration that .Mr. A. was “utterly dis
qualified tor being C'hief .Magistrate,” are facts known
!o hi* intonate friend*, fe ought not to have been stn ■
"■d byP.Mr. Ritchie, miles* he qupted tho expression *
rtf*Mr. .f.,nnd mentioned tlie names of those “intimat**
friends." The public may believe this assertion of
• Mr. Ritchie or not, hut let them bear in mind that af
ter .Wr.J.’s letter of tho 2fitli December, is.\?,to Mr.
fii1* s, in which he spoke of his objections to Mr. A.,
wrote that of 21st January, 1C28, in which he pay*''
“1 have never entertained for Mr. Adams any but.
sentiments of esteem and respect. and if we have nr t
thought alike on political subj'*ot«, / ,/FJ never doubted
' f honetly of hi* opinions-, of which the letter in quer
fioh, if published, will be an additional prrof.” The
' "jy letter to which Mr. J. alludes, is ihat which Mr.
Gib-s suppressed, and assigned as a reason that it
o»ild injure Mr. Adams, and prove the imbecility cS
Mr. J.’s mind !!! J
< oinparc the written opinkn>9 of Mr. J., expres
od of Air. Adams, and those expressed by him of
General Jnckson. I will quote what Governor Cole-***'
says in his l«tter of 2:?d Nov. 1877: “He gave tho *
d-ruled preference to Mr. Crawford, and said it wr<
greatly to be regretted that ho should have lost his
health, and with it his election. Iluving failed to
rlrnt him. he expressed grntifirotion that the choice
had fallen on Mr. Adams, to whom, he raid, he had
objections, several of which be explained; hut con
ceived him to he more t-af- and fit, and, by Iiis ac
quirements and habits of life, by far better ipntlfinl
than General Jurkson to discharge the duties of the
Presidency. Inn word, he spoke of Mr. Adams as
an enlightened and experienced statesman; of Gen.
Jackson as a valiant successful soldier, with no other
pretension in the Chief Magi iracy than that derived
from his military services. While conversing about
General Jackson, I took occasion to say, tlint tie*
great r.rn| w hich had been display* *J to elect the Gen
eral. and tho extraordinary vote he had received, had
made him doubt of the durability of our free institu
tions. Mr. Jefferson braced hitmelf in hi* srnt,
looked steadfnsAiy at me, and in the most emphatic
mnnncr, paid, “Sir, it has rniis*'*! me to doubt more
than any thing which has occurred since the revolu
tion. 1 he following remarks are mubodied in the
letter Of Gov. foies, to Mr. Tie s. W. Gilmer, and
dated May 29, JHgC,;
“It the Crawford men determine tosuppoit Juek
“•°n, f, fey one, cannot go wKJi then* Anil ( aui
happy to/tyjow f shall Jiave the company of Messrs.
Jefferson"—“The former." (Mr. Jeffersond) “fold
me last summer, that I he zenl which hn*I l»cen <iirplny
?d in favor of making Jackson President, hod made
jitn doubt of fie- (Juration of the republic—that be did
mi, ne.-jr*-* *ho 1 theft< .»u:.irm-’P>r the araidui

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