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th. i 79, 185. Whig. (After reading and laying down the Journal) Why, I am astonish ed ! General Dudley does indeed admit, as you have said, all that he attributes to Mr. Van Buren on this subject. Republican, Well then, I suppose you will now admit on your part thsjt Gen. Dadley is. an Abolitipnist in the same sonse. in Mshich he makes out that Mr. Van Buren is an Abolitionist? IVii. Yes. I see no difference be tween them, and I believe I shall vote for neijier. .'.. FROM THE GLOBE. Official despatches have been received from Gen. Scott, dated at Fort Mithell, June 21. We have been furnished with the annexed copies of letters of General jesup, General Patterson, and Captain Parrott, which announce iho surrender of a large number of hostile Creeks. k General Jesvp General Scolt. Read Quarters, Fort Mitchell, June 23, 1S3G. Sir : I have the honor to enclose copies of renorts from Maior General Patterson and Captain Parrott, by which you will General Palter son to General Jesvp. Camp near Hatchechitbbee, June 22, 183S. Sir : I have the pleasure to inform you that the hostile Indians, with the excep tion of a portion of the Hitchitees, and a small party of the lichees, under Jim Henry, have all come into camp, and sur- rendered themselves unconditionally as prisoners. Their number, including wo- men and children, is about 800 to !oOO. It is stated by the prisoners that the Hithi- tees have gone to Fort Mitchell, for which place I shall march With mv command, together with the prisoners; to-morrow morning Capt. Parrott to Gen. Jesvp. Camp ox the Hatciieciiubbee, June 22, 1836. General : Soon after your departure i yesterday, the prisoners, whom you had I despatched the day before to the hostile earnp, .returned. They brought with them a few of the hostile party, and their object appeared to be, to understand fuily the terms on which the hostile Indians gene rally would be received. Gen. Pottetson said to them what had been said by your self, that they must surrender their arms, and submit unconditionally, and that justice should be dealt out to them. Those who observe ihat but l.ttle remains to con. n n n pstion v h icli a iiu'ies u s w it ban eanh'ltibn's freedom, had inparted to thai day, if of mourning and of exultation, at the events Mm Henry is st.U out with about luO uar WW 'K "eiTof Z Co" possible, an additional and mysterious if- announced to both Houses of Congress by riots: but my Indian warriors ho ha -e q nahe hro, tc place the .eaot u,t.ation. But it has been oriWd other- the message from the Presidenf of the S "at STWmA h0S closed a, an United Statesftnourning at the bereave. ??! lzuL .minnl. overshadowincr the land and cutting asun-jepoch, which, forty.nine years ago, witness, ment which has befallen our common jusi recciveu twu " Y2 V . , r , ,eA rn-lnfl his most effic ent abors iri the illustr - ! eountrv bv the decease of one of her most SOSXSSS 5 in!, i,' nor o, dSi andloa. aasembty which Uid the foundaUon, of illustrinn sons-of exultation of the spec Y ricurJ-.1,1 , vi t advocate is not ouh advocate! I might, jour present system of government, and tacle afforded to the observation of the ci- from a negro taten last nig it. WKr irMnre noint vou to the con-' will thus by the remembrance of his death, vilized world, and for the emulation of af- came in yesterday represented the Uchee, i It becomes my painful duty to announce committee ; The Hon. Mr. Rives of Vir Hitchitee, and Chehaw towns. They stat- j to you the melancholy intelligence of the ginia, Mr. Clay of Kentucky, Mr. Cal ed the Uchee warriors to be 200. and the ! death of James Madison, ex-President oThoun of South Carolina, Mr, Grundy of Chehaw and Hitchitee 00 each, making I 320 in all, and that these composed the ! great body of the hostile. Indians. To-day j nearly all of the Uchees have come in. as well as some of the Hitchitees, anl many of the. Chehaws. The Uchees are .the most numerous and warlike portion of the enemy. We have reports that several of the hostiles have gone to Eha Hadjo's eamp and Fort Mitchell, rather than sur render here. Two have been captured to day by Opothleyoholo's Indians, and sent to this camp. Gen. Patterson will march for Fort Mitchell very early in the morning. There are a great many Indian women and children, and many n eg roes in camp, who have come in with the hostile Indians. It is expected here, from a hasty exami-l tion, that 250 Uchees, and 50 Hithiteesj nation and Chehaws, capable of bearing arms, have surrendered. These are the num bers very nearly. Several hundred wo men and children, and about 60 negroes, 'have accompanied them. The best infor med in camp, consider this a finishing to the war. . PROM THE NEW BERN SE.NTINEr,. WflTHER CONFIRMATION, Of Gen. Dudley's Abolitionism, on proof furnished by hunseff. GEN. DUDLEY'S VOTE IN THE LEGIS LATURE. Extract from the letter accepting his nomination. Alluding to Mi. Van Buren, the Gen eral says, "Turn to his letter to a certain gentle man in Georgia, who asked for an expli cit declaration of his opinion upon the sub ject. tjDoes he DENY the Constitu tional right of Congress to legislate on the mailer the question of slavery in the Dis trict of Columbia No. Docs he fear lessly candidly and manfu lly meet the ques tion ? Nof His reply is " non-committal" and full of casuistry. If is "inexpe dient" he says, for Cougress to act upon the subject. Inexpedient! to say that the entering wedge which is to split us into twenty-four fragments, should tpt be driv en ! Inexpedient ! to put forever at rest, byi decisive vote, a question which agi tates us with an earthquake throe to ; place the seal of the Country's reproba tion upon a wild, mischievous and mad fanaticism that travels abroad, overshad owing the land and cutting asunder the cords of the Confederacy! Gentlemen, this is not our doclr 'me, and its advocate is not our advocate, ! ! I might, in fur- theT evidence, point you to the conduct of - his Dolitical friends in Congress and in.nnr Ef. t . O - w v Legislature, upon this subject. I might remind you ot tneir skidious efforts to e- vade it, and of a time serving policy, sick ening to the heart of every patriot of the South."' ' . Gen.' Dudley1 s Vote. The following resolution, admitting the I V V - . J - - ' v, IllUi J , im J i .J I U ,. T., f A., - rtt c -urnrtf 111 1 np 1 I y M ! r I ftl f it L. . . , . war I j r our last Legislature, General Dudley1 Voting in the affirmative! Resolved, That although by the Con stitution, All legislative power over the District of Columbia isivested in the Con gress of the United States, yet we would deprecate any legislative action on the part of that body towards liberating the slaves of that District, as a breach of faith towards those States by whom the Territory was originally ceded, and would regard siich interference as the first step towards a' gen eral emancipation of the slaves in the South." ' Now all that we ask of any man who dues not wilfullv shut his eyes to the truth, is to take the above extract piece by piece, compare it with the Resolution which fol lows, and say whether upon the tests furn ished by Gen. Dudley himself, he is not lia ble to the charge of abolitionism. "Does he dt-nv the constitutional rihl of Congress to legislate on the matter in the District of l lZKJ Jolt Jll Hit1 llKltfcV-I ' v - - . . 1. , ivr Tw,c a, fiwrWlv mn-'tv didlv -md manfully meet the question ? ' No." His rcnlv is "non-committal" and a w full of casuistry It is "inexpedient" keoul to the 4th of July, that he might be re- to ae' nnon the subject, i stored on that glorious anniversary to an j firv ( An rrr)CO t A Inexpedient! to sny that the entering wedge immortal companionship with those great' some diffidence, that 1 have risen to offer which is to split us into twenty-four frag--men and patriots with whom he had been , in my own behalf, and in that of my col i i i . i . -i i i a; i ' intimntol ir nnnptpl in liff. nml vho3e co- ! lpnTiies Unon this floor nnrl of our p.. i . . r . k,. ..,.,.;,., .ntn SnnMpnt ninths, on the birth-da v of the na- moo constituents, to ioin our voice, at onpp men's suouiu not oe unveii : iuyaurau duct ofhis political friends in Congress us well as oy me services oi nis me, more nod in our Legislature upon this subject, closely associate him with that great work, I might remind you of their studious ef-j which is at once the source and the gear forts to evade it, and a time-servhijr policy janty of his country's happiness and glory, sickeninn-to the heart of every patriot of What honor?, Mr. President, are there iheSo'.ith" &c. by which we can do justice to a character 1 Could it be believed, except upon the which history will hold up to future, not most undeniable evidence, that Gen. Dud- surpassed by the brightest examples in J ley was one of the very members of that., ancient or inouern umes oir .mere are Legislature to which he alludes, who sup none. Still it is proper that, as Rresw I potted Mr. Van Bnren's doctrine on the tatives.of the American People, we should hsfove question ? Upon what possible MOw, by some situnble manifations, hou I grounds can either he or his friends vindi- sincerely and deep y we , par. cipate in the cafe him from the full weight of the accu- universal feeling of grief. on this mournful sation of straining at a gnat and svvallovv-; occasion, and 1 move, you therefore the inr a camei oi enueavonng to crusn a w"w""s i political opponent upon a charge of which j Resolved, That a committee be appoint he convicts himself! Alas for the deplo-id on the part of the Senate, to join such rable lengths to which the rancor of par- committee as may be appointed on the part iv rnav lead a man ! What worse mishao : of the House, to consider and report by could "his bitterest opponents wish him, than thus to have furnished the weapons for his own political condemnation! AY SENATE June 30. Death of James Madison. The following message was received from the President Washington. June 30, 183f To the Senate and House of Representatives, the United States. Bo departed this life j at half past six o'clock, on the morning of, the 23th instant, full of years and of honor I hasten this communication, in order that Congress may adopt such measures as may be proper to testify their sense of the respect which is due to the memory of one whose life has contributed so e ssenti-; ally to the happiness and glory of his! country, and to the good of mankind ANDREW JACKSON. The message having been read, Mr Rives rose and addressed the Senate as follows: j Mr. President: I feel that it would be an act of sacrilegious temerity were I to at- tempt to add to the intrinsic pathos of the melancholy intelligence just announced to us by the President of the United States, by any thing in the way of eulosrv on the cnaracter oi tne great man whose decease purpose oi determining upon tne course to he has communicated to us. The eulogy be pursued for givingexpression to thena ofMr. Madison is . written in every page tional Sensibility to the great bereavement of the history of his country ; to whose ser- we had suffered. vice his whole life was devoted, and .with! I do not, however, Mr. Speaker, feel it every great event in whose annals his to be a suitable occasion m which twvm name stands conspicuously and enduring-! ploy or indulge in any studied phrase of ly identified. Filled, how ever, as his life panegyric upon the public or private vir was from its dawn to its close, with la- tures of the venerable man whose loss we bors of patriotism and superior wisdom, deplore. there is one great work of his which must' It is true, sir, that early imbued with the ever recur prominently to the grateful mem- sincerest veneration for the character of ory, of his country. He was in an especi- Mr. Madison, with the profoundest admi al manner, the founder and author of that ration of his talents, and the warmest grat glorious constitution which is the bond of itude for his eminent and varied public our Union liberties; and it was graciously services, there is no language that 1 could vouchsalcd to him, in the order of Provi- employ which would exaggerate the deep depce.Ho witness, for a longer period than emotion with which I have been impress any of his illustrious colleagues, the rich ed by the melancholy intelligence of his blessings which have resulted from its es-' death. And I am sure that it would be tablishment. He was the last surviving 'equally impossible for me to speak of him signer of that sacred instrument. Amid in any terms that would'depict an indiviu the general grief which pervades the na- ual pre-eminent in all the virtues of soci tion, may we not indulge one consolation !al and private live, or one that combined at least, in the hope that his death, whilst Jthe merits of patriot, statesman, and sage, adding the last seal to his own fume and that would not find a ready and full res- glory, will in some sort, canonize the work'ponse in the minds and hearts of all who oi nis nanas, ana surround, with a new veneration; the previous relic of the wisdom of our departed patriots and sages. But. sir, I will not speak of the public life of Mr. Madison; it is known to us all ; it is appreciated by us all. It was my privi'vg,. to see him and to know him in the scenes of that classic retirement, in which he passed the evening of his days. It was there that the mild lustre of his pri vate virtue, which formed the crowding grace of his character, and is the indispen sable complement of a true public glory, was-seen and felt. But who can paint him there? . Who can adequately describe that fascinating suavity of temper and manners, that spirit and grace of conversation so happily blended with the oracles of philos ophy and experience, that amiable and cul tivated benevolence, ever watchful of the feelings and comfort of others, even in the minutest trifles, which together formed around the heart of Montpelier, a group of auciai vmues and attractions which how ever incompetent the powers of language to portray, none, who have felt their inffu- ence can ever forget In speaking of these things Mt President, 1 am nut too jorciuiy win uepiurcu uy cv v man uwiwhwi, reminded of my own personal loss in the as a great national calamity, 1 offer the j i :. mkleU Ortccilntinri which 1 nni' snrif! tnfhphflir ?11 bewail. I was the neighbor of Mr. Madison, sir, and enjoyed his kindness and friendship; and if, in speaking of a great national bereavement, my mind re- ,-nrs too fondlv to the chasm his death has left in the immediate circle of, his friends, be proper for the Corgress of tJie'United something, I trust, will be pardoned to the States to express the deep sensibility of the feeligs of the heart. It is my melancholy nation, to the event of the decease of Mr. satisfaction to have received, in all proba Madison, just announced by the President bility, the last letter ever signed by his. of the0nited States to this House, hand. It bears date only six days before his The Resolution having been read death, and furnishes in its contents, a strik- Mr. Adams rose, and addressed the ing illustration ofihat amiable benevolence, ; Speaker. -.By the general sense of the and sensibility to the kindness of others, which formed a trait in his character. In that Utter, which is now before me, bespoke of his enfeebled health, and his trembling and mislead v signature, so much in con- trast with the usual firmness and rcgulari- l . . j of his writing bore a graphic and me- lancholy intimation of his approaching end. ' Still I trusted that his light might hold .h - m - 'j , . , 'v f n 1 rii-r .- what token of respect and affection it may b Pper for the Congress of the United States t ) express the deep sensibility of the nation to the event of the decease of Mr. j Madison, just announced by the President :of the Ui.ited States. The Resolution was adopted, and, on motion of Mr. Rives, the committee was ordered to consist of seven, to be appointed by the Chair I he Chair subsequently announced the following gentlemen as composing th v 1 en nessee Mr. Leigh of V irginia, and Mr. Tallmadge of New York. . House of Representattc.es. June 30. Evening Session. On the Speaker's resuming the chair at 4 o'clock, he announced the following Mes sage from ihe President of the United States : (See Message to senate.) J he'message having been read. -Mr. Patton of Virginia, suid that the particular relation in which he stood, as his immediate representative and personal friend, towards the great public benefactor whose decease, " full of years and full of honors,'' had just been announced by the Message of the President of the United States, had induced the Virginia delegation to devolve upon him the mournful duty of proposing for the adoption of the House the resolution he was about uyoffer, for the hear me. But it is not a feeble ehort of this kind, such as I could make, nor even by the highest effort of human eloquence, the lofty inspiration of poetry, "the storied urn or animated bust," that can rear an appro priate mo nu men to the memory of Mr. Madison, or erect a suitable monument to his fame. His appropriate and enduring eulogium is to be found inscribed in those pagea of his country's history, which are identified with her honor and glory. It is engraved upon every pillar of that splendid fabric of constitutional liberty under which we live. It is identified with the existence of that glorious union of confederated States which her contributed so essentially to form, and the maintenance and preservation of which, with all its numerous blessings, were the constant objects ofhis care during his long, laborious, and useful public life, and ofhis most earnest and anxious solicitude in the shades of retirement. ' And, Mr. Speaker, another and hot less decisive and more affecting evidence of his merit and ti'le to public gratitude, will be fotind In the deep grief with which his loss Resolved, That a committee be oppoint- ed on the part of this House, to join such committee as may be appointed on the part of the Senate, to consider and report by what token of respect ,imd affection it may House, (said he,) it is with perfect propn- ety that the delegation from the Common- wealth of Virginia have tnken the lead in the melancholy duty of proposing the measures suitable Lp be adopted as testi- monials of the veneration due from the . I Legislature of the Unn to the memory of the departed patriot and sage, the native of their soil, and the citizen of the com- munity. It is i not without some hesitation, and - r-- . . . tertiines, by the close of a life of usefulness and of glory, after forty years of service in trus'.s ofr the highest dignity and splen dor that a confiding country could bestow, succeeded by twenty years of retirement and private life, not inferior, in the estima tion of the virtuous and the wise, to the honors of the highest station that ambition can ever attain. Of the public rife of James Madison what could I say that is not deeply im pressed upon the memory, and upon the heart of every one within the sound of my voice? Of his private life, what but must meet an echoing shout of applause from very voice within this Hall? Is it not in a pre-eminent degree by emanations from his mind that we arc assembled here as the Representatives of the People and States of this Union ? It it not transcen dently by his exertions that we all address each other here Ivy the endearing'appella tion of countrymen and fellow citizens? Of that Band of Benefactors of the Human Race, the founders of the Constitution of the United States, James Madison is the last who has gone to his reward. Their glorious wofk has survived them all. They have transmitted die precious bond of union to us, now entirely a succeeding generation to them. May it never cease to be a voice of admonition to us, of ou? duty to transmit the inheri'ance unimpair ed to our children of the rising age. Of the persona! relations with this great man, which gave rise to the long career of public service, iri which twenty j-ears of my own life has been engaged, it becomes me not to speak. The fulness of the heart must be silent, even to the suppression of the overflow ings of gratitude and affection. A message was received from the Sen ate announcing the adoption of the follow ing resolution by that body : (See Senate proceedings.) The House concurred in the resolution, and, according to a previous order of the House, the committee was ordered to con sist of one from each "State in the Union ; and the following gentlemen were appoin ted . Mr. Patton, of Virginia, Mr. Mason, of Maine, Mr. Cushman, of New-Hampshire, Mr. Adams, of Massachusetts4 Mr. Toucey of Connecticut, Mr. Pearce, of Rhode Island, Mr. Allen, of Vermont, Mr. Ward, of New York, ; Mr. Parker, of New Jersey, Mr. Anthony, of Pennsylvania, Mr. Milligan, of Delaware, Mr. Washington, of Maryland, Mr. Deberry, of North-Carolina, Mr. Griffin, of South-Carolina, Mr. Coflee, of Georgia, Mr. Johnson, of Kentucky, Mr. Dunlap, of Tennessee! Mr. McLene, of Ohio, Mr. Ripley, of Louisiana, Mr. Carr, of Indiana, Mr. Claiborne, of Mississippi, Mr. Reynolds, of Illinois, Mr Lyon, of Alabama, Mr. Harrison, of Missouri. Mr. Patton, from . the select joint com mittee to whom was referred the message of the President, announcing the death of James Madison, made the following report : The President of the United Slates hav ing communicated to the two Houses of Congress, the melancholy intelligence of the death of their illus'rious and beloved fellow Citizen, James Madison, of Virgin ia, late President of the United States, and the two Houses of Congress sharing in the general grief this distressing event must produce. Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of A merica in Congress assembled. That the Chairs of the President of the Senate, and of the Speaker of the House of Represen tatives be shrouded in black during the present session, and that the President of the Senate, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and the members and of ficers of both Houses, wear the usual badge of mourning for thirty days. , . Resolved, That it be recommended to the People of the United States to wear crape on,the left arm as mourning, for thir ty days, i Resolved. That the President of the U nited States be requested to transmit a co py ot these resolutions to Mrs. Madison, j and to assure her of the profound respect of the two Houses of Congress for her person and character, and their sincere condolence on the late afflicting dispensa tion oi Providence. The resolutions were adopted unanimously. COMMUNICA TIONS. NOMINATIONS FOR TttE STANDARD. The people of the Western part of the State wish to have the Hon. Henry W. Conner put in nomination, to be run by the Republican Pany- of the State for a seat in the Senate of the United States, in the place of Mr Mancum, the new Whig, as the seat will be vacant this fall. We have no man in the State that deserves the station more than he does. He has been honest, upright and true to the cause of democracy, from the earliest part of his life, and we hope the Republicans of the State will settle on him, when they con vene this fall in Raleigh. .This is the wish of the Republicans of THE WEST. CANDIDATES IN PITT COUNTY. Senate. Alfred Moye, (Whig.) Commons. Col. Macon Moye, (Rep.) John Spiers, (Rep ) To the Editor of the Standard I proposed in my last communication, to examine the Letter of Judge White, in regard to the question of slavery, & which has been published in the Whig Papers, as containing sentiments above all praise. Without stating in full the questions and answers to each, the substance of the chat wil 1 be found to be hat Judge White does not think" Uongress has the Constitutional Power to abolish slavery in the District oi voiumuia, wiinout tne consent oi tne owners, and even in that case it should be done on "such terms and conditions as would be just to the other citizens of the United States,' and not endanger them as r ii -1 l t.i . .i . .- .i their property." 2d. That Congress has not the power of annexing, as a condition to the admission of a New State into the Union, that slavery shall not be tolerated; but as the matter was compromised in the case of Missouri, he thinks the compro mise ought not to be disregarded. 3d That by the old constitution of Tennessee, every "Jree male inhabitant" was entitled to vote. "In exercising this right (says the Judge) there waa a variety of opinions ; but pertinent and forcible address. At 10 in some counties free negroes were per- o'clock, the Stone Cutters, Masons, &,c. em milted to vote ; in others, their votes were j ployed in the erection of the Capitol, dero rejecied" that under the new Constitution, rated with aprons and other badges emble they have no right to vote. 4th. As there j matical of their professions, under the A- are so few free persons of color with "the; necessary information" to enable them to vote, and ''as it might be injurious to the Whites," the Judge "is opposed to extend ing to them the right of suffrage." Such is a brief, but fair summary of the senti ments contained in the Judge's letter, which has been pronounced "so full, ex plicit and satisfactory." Now what are these sentiments, further than the mere "I think" of Judsre White, that Conarress should not allow the owners of slaves in the District of Columbia to emancipate them, except on conditions : that the Mis souri compromise should be respected that free persons of color voted in some counties in Tennessee and in some they did not vote, and he, the Judge, thought that they ought not to vote, because but few of them had sufficient understanding. I do not pretend to say the Judge is wron or in his thoughts, but he certainly ought to Freeman, Esq, and a lieat and patriotic have assigned some one reason for them, ! Oration, delivered by Wm. G Carrino before he or his partizins should expect! ton, Esq. who had been called on at a ve them to be received as so entirely satisfac-j ry late period to perform that duty in tha tory. It .vould seem from the Report of; place of Mr. Outlaw, prevented by'severe the select Committee of the-House of Rep resenlative, that slave-owners in the Dis trict have, by law, been allowed to eman cipate their slaves, since the incorporation of the District ; that no change has ever been made by Congress in this law, and yet no mischief or damage has as yet grown out of it. Thus proving, that both nurnher of patriotic sentiments were given, his fears, and ihe pretended fears and alarm. anj lUl, utmost harmony and good feeling of his supporters, are without foundation. prevailed. The Zoological Institute, the That as regards the free persons of color j ascension of a balloon, private parties and being entitled to vote, the Judge tells us j iHuminations-affbrc'cd the amusements of what had been the practice in Tennessee, j (he evening. Nothing occurred to inter under the old Constitution, & how it has( rupt the joyful festivities of the day ; and been amended yet he. does give us his tjJe whole went off in the most agreeable opinion as to the correctness of that prac-j rnanner. tice, and he had given no vote as to the j The following are the regular toasts gi- amendment. The old fm1 yen at t&e iipa State uses words of similar import; that j t v r i t t t in taicto all free men. &c" should be entitled to! BSOUtLAB lOVSTS. . j ,i e an (nv oe! rrt. ;frro L The day we celebrated, May each retora vote, and under it, so far as my inform- j . Annivcrsi iye new Si3e,tfal tfce lion extends, few persons did exercise the; Treeof Liberty is an Eveiwree in Americau privilege. , The Judge-thinks they ought jaoil. not to vote, and so do Ibut not exactly!- 2, The memory of Washington And, ht for the reasons he assigns, the want of! stands alone, so may the Monument about to bo information. But the fact is, most of the! erecied at the Federal City, their houor of Irs Judge's leadiao sunnorters in our late Con.: vention, thought otherwise, as they voted to permit them to vote upon a property A liZirs Whereas they, or some of them, have objected to Mr; Van Buren because he, and that too in a non-slaveholding State, wished to restrict the right of voting to a property qualification or 1 wo nunatea y fifty Dollars. But if Judge White really entertains these opinions, why is it that they! are now, for the fi-st time, avowed ? It; I 1 j. , . seems the matter has been discussed in his own State, yet he neither votes nor ! gives utterance to his views, until he is brought out as " The Southern Candidate, and then it is, he upon all occasions freely expresses his opinions. I ask then, any candid man, if he does not honestly be lieve, that the opinions of the Judge have been but recently formed, and that too with a view of accommodating himself to circumstances ? The man who wants the occasion of a public excitement for the formation and avowal of lils opinions upon any important question, and then attempts to chime in with the popular feeling, is unworthy of being held up before the A merican people as a patriot and sage, in every way entitled to their confidence. I am not such a political atheist, as to "Sup- nose that iher is not an original crcatW cause that toopght thesa atolns forth freeman of Horth Carolina. tKt mom oi j uage White, have beeu r . .j-nrcu wuii me view of operating upon your prejudices, U for the purpose of gairiing your suffrages f propose, in my next, candidly to examine those avowed by Mr. Van Buren, and se if they ber net such a to clairri atleasf equal favor in the estimation of the largest portion of the freemen of our community A. CITIZEN. iiii-i ii rnti miiii nrnmuii.i. j ;.u t Mr. White. I take the follotving extTact from Mr. Biddlc's AddTess to the students of Princeton College; N. J.,and certainly nothing has appeared in print, since th? days of the immortal Fisher Ames, cf Mass. that was half so edifying, orthodox and sublime. Mr. Ames may indeed have entertained as. hearty a contempt of the swinish multitude as Mr. Biddle hira self, but he never thought of inculcating the Beauties of Whiggtry on our CollePe Students. Nay there is nothing in AmeV writings which can compare with the extract. " From your own quiet elevation watch calmly this servile route, (the People) as its triumph sweeps before you! The a venging hour will at last come. It can. ! not be that our free nation w)i long endure j the vulgar dorhinion of Lrnnrnnre fligacy. You will live to see the Laws j established. These Banditti (the People) j will he scourged buck to their t'averns.ihe j Penitentiary will reclaim its fugitives in office, and the only remembrance which j history will preserve of thrm is the energy j with which you resisted arid defeated them." ! Nicholas Biddle's Address to the Alxnmi of Nm. ; san " J. FROM THE STAR. FOURTH OF JULY. The late Anniversary of our. National Independence was celebrated in this City in a veryspirited and appropriate manner. S The day was ushered in by the firing of 1 cannon. At sunrise, alarge number of citizens repaired to the Presbytenaa Church, where they united in the usual appropriate religious services ; in which the Rev. Mr. Phillips. Rev. Mr. La no horne and the Rev. Dr. M'PiiEETEiis officiated the latter of whom read a pr- j tion of the sacred Scriptures selected for j the occasion, and concluded with a bri(C merican flag, and a banner embellished with a superb drawing of the New State House, executed by Mr. Patton, the ar chitect and other suitable devices, formed a procession, with the citizens, at the Go vernment House, agreeable to the arrange ment heretofore published, under the di rection of Wm. H. Mead, Esq. Marsfml of the day, assisted by H. J. Cannon, and Robert Haywood, Esqrs. They wers thence escorted to the Methodist Church, j by the City Guards and the excellent band i of Music belonging to the Menagerir, vvho patriotically volunlered their services on the occasion. The Church was soon filled to overflow ing. We have never seen a larger assem blage in this city. The services were o pened by an appropriate prayer from the Rev. Mr. Lanohorne. Jhe Declaration of Independence was thfb read by E. B. indisposition. After the services at the.Ghurch, a large and respectable portion of the citizens par took of an eJCcellent dinner, served up iu handsome style by Mrs. Stuart- OsepU. ConBS presided at the dinner, assisted by I Messrs. Tate. Welch ah d Gaj.es. A fame, also stand alone, and De MMl a paraii in the world. 3. The Heroes and Patriots of the Hevolu'ioiJ "The Stars fade away, but their glory re- 4. The Union may it prove like an Arch- the stronger, the greater weight and may eve-r ry new member of it be aivadditional tie. 5. The State of North Carolina May ire date from the commencement of a New Constitution, : th,eM. of an aw-kened .nirit and the dawn of a j brighter day. 6- Our Mate Capitol and tne lkj' omaieign Rin"ke lhe SjfeSM "SLa Th,. 7. The people of the United Mates The source of al political honor and the fonntaio of aii political nower. While they glory in the deeds of those who have gone keforeXhtm, may they frive a just occasion for glory to those ho come after them. 8. lnternat improvements The sore preser ver of National Union and prosperity.: 9. The Mechanic Arts A main pillar in our Political edifice, which being taken away, '-he wlrole building tumbles toihe ground. . 10. The Spirit of Patriotism May it always , 7??. -fZ.hlZ r tf-w-:iw it tW sentinel on the watch-tower of Liberty, and bail Columbia with 4aix's weij.."- 12. Liberty of conctence liberty of opinion, liberty of Speech The liberties for which onr ancestors fought-r-lhe liberties which their de scendants will at all hazards, ever maintain. 13. The American Fair True friends to the social compact partial to no single State, but ever ready to join heart and hand in support of Union.