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N O II T II A 31 E RICA N. 3. lownrds the peonie of Ve rmont, ami woulcHioI.I ilinns. lvcs re - spomible for ali furi lirragsfrs-;, Hdlis OH UIC pari OI UH' u- i!iliicrt ulule t k v werc xvt sprakiuz ihcre was a rry of lire, stiid the Mark volumes of smoke hirl tubi ofnnolher art of Jiritih Inccndiarism, rose before tlicm. giving a (t ur ver gimi of their story about 'friend $1iip." A house helonging to Ahcl Drurv, had been lìmi nt jioon day, by tlic volunteers, who were seen leaving the pre iniscs; the cntcnts only were 'paved. (icii. Nason bas callcd out ilio militia to guani the line, but the tories stili continue their work of destruction. On ÌSundav night last, they hurnrd two valuahle barns, ono shed and a large bop-house, aquan ìity of bay and some calves, be longing to Philander Huxley, in Alburgh. The sanie day the villains burned a school-house in the sanie town. Two or three days before, they attemp ted to bum the house of one of their own inhabitants, (Mr. -Vosburgh.) the Jatne whose barn, cattle, and f ìorses, were burned in the wintcr and charg cd to the refugees. In the pres ent. instance it tunis out that the loving subjccts of Hcr Ma jesty were the perpetrators, one of whom, Mr. V'snephew, has beni committed fojj the act ; brnee it niay he mferred that ali the late burnings 011 both ;si'les, is the work of the tories tbemselvcs. Ilow long will America nourish a Republic ha ting, fonigli foc,on hcr nor llicm conftncs? Disgraceful ! Disgracefcl ! ! ! The murderer John Prince, Colonel in Iler TT.ost Immane Britannic Majesty's servire in 11. C. has been acquitted of thecharges brought ngainst bim by Colonel William . Elliot and others, for baving murdered the prisor.ers taken at Windsor on the 4th of December last. Col. Ellint was dismissed the service, while the savage and brutal Prince is complimcnted by His Escellcncy Sir George Arthur, xvho.jus- tifies summary proceedings loicarth pris onera in extreme cases of necessiti ! Ne cessiti was Lord John Russell' pica, When he submitted to the Imperiai Parlia- : mnt eight coercive resolutions robbing the , Canadian exchrquor, in consequence of ili e inipnity of these resolutions, the Cana diiins felt tlic necessiti of rising against their gnver: ment. The same plea was .Iliade for deprivine the Canadians of their yConstitutinal government nnd submitting them to the dictatorship of the irascible 'Durham nnd the bloody Colborne, the result was, the people again resorted to ftrms, to get rid of such odious tyranny. : .u- ni ..i.vir MluvHtiijflu.nuii1F.-,W(,ll .Vk utili in citi iiiu usuili n aiioiii ui uui ielojed friends, Lount and Matthews, consequence of these judicial murders, 4 Creat number8 of those who were formerly .peaceable reformers, now feel the necessiti of a separatiort from Great Britain. The , tarning of Mr. Montgomery's house, by Head and the conduct of the monster Col 1 berne in destroying by tire so many flonr ishin? and tbriving villages were justified ; opoa the plea of necf ssity, we bear al smost daily of incendiary atempts in bolli : Province, the conequences of such a su icidai conduct aa the governments bave pursued in both the Canadas. The bru tality of Sir John and .Sir George will re" ?-nact in the Canada the same scenes as , tre nove ccting bettveen the Carlist fnd the Queeen'a troops in Spaiti. The jeoplo must leam that they have no quarter to exnect, couragr and despair Vnited will yet accomplish the wishes of t:l Patriots Miss Vie and'ier brutes t f!;c contrary notwilhstanding. The "Aurore des Caoadas " a French! Salirai jiapr j ui.sie! at M .:, j .i J-t.r lhi. ,.ijitor lf. ,5,,,.: ;f!lf.r Ijdleville nndlhe ,.roj.rirt.r Mr. Ci Mrs ali lor High Treason. liberty of ihe press. Such is the The hand-irriting on the vali. Alfred Kambenu, a Prendi man who wasemplov ed by the Patriot" to edit the "Echo du Pays " but who soon filleJ the editoria! chair of the " Amidu Peuple,"a rank tory paper ptiblished in Prenci) al Montreal, advertises bis househuld furniturc for sale. He foresses that the Independence of the people whom he hasdeceived and slandered so grossly, is not fardistant, and that a due reward l'or li 13 apostacy may yet he nieted to bini. The next we will probably bear uftbis renegade will be bis cmbarkation for Trance, wlier.ee we bope he may ne ver return. Sir F. B. Head has notified Lord Mel bourne that in consequence of the accuEa tion3 brought against bim in Lord Dur ham's Ueport, be will now pubìish bis correspondence with the Colonial Depart ment, in order to enable the Britisli people to judge correclly of the policy of Iler Mnjesty's Government in the IJriiish North American Colonies, and of the " Sperma ceti for an inward bruise" recommendation oflhcKeport. The trulli of thecharges brought ngainst Uond Head by the Radi cals of U. C, of corruption and venality in the returns of members of the Legisla ture is a!so admitted in this Report. When rogues fall out, honest mcn gel their own. McDv.iXEiL, the Caiholic Rishop of Upper Canada, lins asked from its locai legislature the prtee of blood atid the reward ofhis politicai apostacy, as we noe by (ho following, From the'Iamilton Express, March 24. The flight Hcverend Hishop McDnnnell and soeral uf liis Clerny lmvc petitioned the Legisla ture for a share olthe Cleriry Keserves, and for aid for the R. Catliolic Seminary at Kingston, the sanie as dio Methodists reccivcd for their academy at (.obourc. S OCJ- Gov. Arthur has admitted the insolvency of Upper Canada, as we see hy the following extract of correspondence with the Coloiiia Secrctary, latcly laid before the legislature. His request for assistance from the Homo Govern ment has been rnfused, the consequences are thus depicted by the Govcrnor, lt is not IN MY POWER, my Lord, to re trieve the almost AVITIIKRED HOPKS OF UPPER CANADA; nor will the sufT.Ting in habitants be ahlo of thomsolvs to sustnin their fortittido in the immediate noiphhorhood nf a pnw erful hostile pnnulation and in the REAR OF A REHELLIOUS PROVIN CE. I fpc verv cloar !v that if the procnt state of thines be sufTi-red to rontimin for a miirh lonner period, TUEflE MUST V.i: A G ES E li AL WRECK OF VROPERTY. The elfoct of the moral deterioration which, fT is to be fi arpd.nll Ibis is working in the people, WILL FIN.4LLV M.A K E TUE E PfOV IXC;S IWEED VXTESA11LE ANI) IVOÉTULrSS. Signai. ok Disthess. The Upper Canada Legislature in its anxiety to retrievc the shattered condition of the Provinco bave been obliped to adopt a difTerent coure in the disposition of the Clerpy A'cserves, as will be secn by the following resolutions reported by a Select Committeo of whicli W. II. Drapcr, Policitor General was the Chairman. 1. iesolvcd. That the lands set npnrt fiom tinie to timo, as resrrvcs for tlie si;pnrrt and inaiti- trnanre oTa rrotestint CI."r?v, br- v-ilì in the sanm mannor a- other Crown l.ui'is in this Pro vince. 2. Jenlvfid, That the proepcd'-. of p.nt and fu ture sales of any sui: li lands he Naned follie Prov ince at an interest of six por cent per annum, to be ìnvested in debentures wlnrh may be auihorised by the Legislature fjr mali ing and iniprovin the fuecn s public lngliways throughout tbis province; the interest on such debenturcs to be secured by tolls on such hiyhways, by a tax on the distriets withm which the outlay shall take place, and by other mcans aj lhe Legislature may deem iimng anu irupur. 3. TJcsoIved, That the annual interest arisinp from such debentures be appropriated and dividcd unier the authority and direction of the Licut Governor, in Council, in manner following : Not moro than one fourth to the Church of ngland. Not more than one fourth to the Church of Scot land. Tlie residue to such other relieious denomina tions ns the Lt. Govcrnor in Council shall see fit, to be by them expended for the following purposcs : 7Tie maintenance of public worship, Tlie erection of Churches or Chapels. TTie education of persons for the ministry. The "Ami du Peuple" a French tory paper pnb lished at Montreal, holds the following language on the bankruptcy of Upper Canada : TTie Rnancial stile ef Upper Canada is far from being favorabie, a debl of 4,500,000 is due by the administration and in the State in which the province now is, its revenues aio insufficient to py even the interest of this sum ; which will be far from securing sullicieut public confidence to make new loans. Almost insuperable difiiculties cxjst in finding the means of sustaining the credit of our sister province, and more in honorably set tlmg tbe debt. Tie Quebec Canadicn in spoaking of the ren tences proaounced at the last criminal court hcld I io that city publisher ita following : A Iffee of fvrrity lurh i nrsrlv an intima tKin in lini roun'rr msv ! fhrnrd in lbi iri.fM f-rutinurirrd t the erd of ili rrsmit.' ffrni. l'or nmnv vmrs, in cr-oiienrf of t!i- riifr.iirr( nf (,!u'anihripic nd fhriMun ri'i'iu'is, '.,f (nil-iu-li not bern horkeil wsth lì hideoii ii r;,nr'" id " erinj ni-n our fr lìnw rrisiiir1 rrf-at-d in il:" imapr ff CìikI, trralril wild lna's and briif, f i)n.id In ti c pi'Iriv or biined in ibe liarij with a rrd-ht iron. 7Tie IrniU inirodiiri-d bv ùirr'! judjfps in our rnal nido had Ix rn approvcd of by rvery one. e f.itter onrsrlvrs that the Indres ( tbr t'i urt of Kin's Bench bave put aii!e the i ractirr fullowrd for manv ve.i' wi'b the S'.te ob- jert of imprrssing upnri the rnilty I he enorniitv nf their iitti'iices in the eves nf the law nini society and we bope tbe Executive will mlrrferc wiib ns prerogalive to prrvent public friding and pulpli". opinion bemg so brulally outragrd as they would be, if the sentcnoes pronouiirnl la'st Kiturday, were carrird into eccntion. Thi Country ia rrtrogatìrd rnougk latrhj, trithrmt dricing it liark to barbarism, in the adminitration of pe nai juttìtt. Out of sixtcrn fouml C'iilty, there are Tight to be burned in tbe band wilh a red-hot iron one scntcnced to death, and one to pillory. Trkasonablk. At a Urne when British policy requires the combined aid of Press and People to deceive the world, language like tbe following from the Montreal Her ald is peculiari y dangerous. "If ali the inhabitants of both provinces were British and loya!, the task of preserv ine; this province from the United States would be suflìcienlly arduous. Poesessing more than twelve limes our population, trained early nnd babitually to the se of arms, and crafty by nature and practice, having within itself manufactories of arms and ammunition, and lying dose on a front ier, the line of which to a great ex tent is ideal ; while, on the contrary, our population streaks thinly a vast territory, ia not so conversant with arms, is separa teti from its great protectress bySOOOmiles ofocean, and utterly excluded from aid during five months of the year ; our situa tion ought, in the case Bupposed, to be suflìciently hazardous. The State of N. York alone ought to be greatly an over match for us. The absence of a cause suflìciently exciting to send in upon us, en masse, the militia oi tne neignnonng niaies, has alone made the defence of the provinces comparalively easy. But, unfortunately, the population of both provinces is lar Irom what we bave, for the sake of argument supposed. rI he Canadian population is, almost to a man, disloyal ; and would rise upon us, in case of war with the-Uniteti States, with a ferocity and mercilessness, createti and impelled by the recollection of defeat." From the Quebec Morning Herald. N. E. Boundary. Boih governments appear equally determined in asserting- and maintaining their claims to the (dispnted) territory, and even if Great Britain had no claim whatever to it, its vaine to her is so great that a var would he perfectly justijiabe to obtain it, hecause il it were in the possession of the United States, it would conipletely isolate New Brunswick and Nova Scotia from the Canadas, in which case the latter would he valueless to Britain. Wilh il a long line of frontier would be eslablished directly in contact with the French settlements sonth of the St. Lawrence, by which means the inhabi tants of that portion of the country could always be kept in suhjeclion by the loyal ists between L. C. and Maine." Where is the boasted pride of Americans, that they should pcrmit haughty Britain even now, to occupy a portion of that territory which 6he would claim by" no better tenure than its vaine to her as a J.nj lo the Canadas? Does the Eagle cower to the Lion? teli it not in Swanton, publish itnot in the North American! Qceenston, (U.C.) March 25. The news is worth telling- to-day. It will please you well. I ani credibly in formed that Sir George Arlhur's wife and family are to leave Toronto immediately for Fngland ; that their travelling bag- gage is packed up ; that they will trnvel thro' ihc States; and that Sir George thinks he will soon be called to perform active duties as as a military ollicer. Mr. Attorney General Ilagerman is going to England, to be out of the way ol dangcr, and do what he can to sustain tottering toryism in Canada. Mr. Hamilton Mer ritt who was loyal so long as England would lend money by the hundred thou sand pounds at a lime, and leave him to do the fingering of it, has of late become sensible that the bank was shut that the Toronto exchequer would never again be renlenished from that quarter : and of course that it was his time to begin reform ing when nothing further in the way of jobs was to be had for lovaltv. " Hamil ton" has therefore introduced a string of resolutions quite democratic, and Sir Geo. tells the Assernbly, who are passing them, that they are as bad as those you used to uphold. Ile is about to send the hon. members about their business, and there is a great uproar over at Toronto., Ali this will end as it ought to have eDded in '37. The tory loyahy has cooled off, and the republican fever burns brightly. Cor. JVKenzie's Gaz. WAR. A letter from a soldier in the Queen's dragoons to a relative in this city, states that his reeiment, 579 strono;, is now preparing at Portsmouth to embark in thr Hercules, 74, for Canada ; that they go first to the West Indie to collcct ali the ppare tr.xips there thciìce up the St. Lau rer:re to (Ìui Ih'C. It srems t be well uiiiirsioml in that rorps tliat w ir with the Ynnkres is rnt far distint. These 570 ilrajoons art almost nìl utotit young mcn, under -1 years of bjm miti are to pae their Imrscs in Krilamf, nnd trust lo Can nili to furnfsh new oncs, Jlaelenzie't Gaz. A writer in an Kiiglish Periodical thus descrifies the ITects which a war would produce on the people of Great Britain: Taxrs upon rvery thitìg which cnters into the moiith, or covers the bnrk, or is plared under the foot ; taxes upon every thing which it is pleasant tosee, bear, feel, smeli or taste ; taxes upon warmth, light and locomotion ; tascs on everything on earth, and tbe waters under the earth ; on every thing that comes from abroad or is grown at home ; taxes on the raw ma terial ; taxes on every fresh vaine that is added to it by the industry of man ; taxrs on the salice which pampers nian's appe tite, and the drugs that restored hin to health ; on the ermine which decorates t!u Judge, and the rope which banga the criminal: on the brass nails o the coflìn, and the ribands of the hiiile; at betl, or board, couebant or levant, we must pay. The school-boy whips his taxed top ; the beardless youth manages his taxed borse wilh a taxed bridle, on a taxed road ; and the dying Englishman, pouring his medicine, which has pai J seven per cent, into a spoon which has paid twenly per cent, makes bis will on an eight pound stamp, and expircs in the arms of an apoth cary, who has paid a license of'an hundred pounds for the liberty of putting him to death. His whole property is then imme diately taxed from two to ten per cent. Besides the probate, large fees aredemand ed for burying him in the chancel ; bis virtues are handed down to posterity on tax.-d marble ; and he is gathered to his fathers to be taxed no more. Bri e a Gir of Neutramtt. George Stanton West, an American citizen resi ding in Alburgh, Vt. was arrested on the the 19th of March, by Marshall Lowry, ta ken to Williamstown, exaniined before Judge Paine, on a charge of " fìtting out or preparing the means for a military cx dedition or enterprise to be carried on from Alburgb, against tbe peaceofher Majesty's loyal subjects," the pirates of L. C, on the night of 29th of Decr. last. The evi dences against him conisted of three aflida davits from as many of Victoria' subjects residingon Caldvvell's Manor. TheJudje ordered him to find recogriizances in Ihe esorbitarti sum of $2,000 for bis appear ance at Windsor, Vt. at tbe session of the U. S. District Court on the 21st May next and for want thereof, was committed to Montpelier Jail. Coinmcnt upon the operation of such a one-sided, unjust law i j unnecessary, when McNab and his piratical crew for a far more aggravated outrage, than the one of which this infor tunate old man is accused, have received ali the rewards possible at the hands of the British Government. We think ihe same result will attenti this trial as have already attended others for violations of the same law, before counfy. the freemen of Windsor We rcpublisb from the Franklin ìlepuh lican, the following lettcr addressed by James W. Grogan, a Canadian Refugee, to the Attorney, Justice and Marshall for this District. The decided yet respectful terms in which it Ì3 couched will command public approbation, and will we trust per suade those gentlemen that the ends of justice will not be evadcd by one who ex presses bis perfect willingness to have an cxamination nnd abide the decision of an enlightened Jury of Vermont. to iiox. daxh:l KELLOGG, eli. JAII PAINE and HUMAN LOWRY. Gestlemen Having been credibly in formed that a warrant has been issued by one, signed by another, and placed in the hands of the other olyou ; lor the purpose of arresting and obliging me to procure bail for my appearance at the Circuit Court of the United States; to be bolden at Windsor on the 21st day of May next ; then and there to be tried on suspicion of violating tbe neutral laws of the United States. These are to inforni you Gentlemen, that circumstances connected with my private affairs, my property having1 been plundered and Bumt ; myself and family driven desiitutc lo the Ùnited States by bis 'Exccllcney Sir John Colborne, render it inconvenient for me at the present mo ment to be put to the trouble and expense of going to Williams Town, for the mere purpose of entering into bail for my ap pearance at Windsor, when I can just as well save myself tb expense, and my friends the trouble,. by appearing at Wind" sor on the time aforesaid, "on myown hook," witbout the aid ofMarshal or Military. Therefore, Gentlemen You will havet the fj XHlncss to prepare your cause, sum mona your witnesses, the Rame as thoujjh I was in custody, and avoid e xpe nse to the United States in bereafter attempiinn tu rrrt me ntl rost assuretl upon the lionor of James XV. Grpgan, that ! will nppear on the time aforesaid at Windsor, (Provi tlential interpofitions excepted) and ttand mv trial lur I assure you Grnt. I shall esteem it a very great privilege tohave my whole course of conduci investijjated by a candid, unhiassed, impaniai ami enlight ened Jury of Vermont. JA3IES XX. (iKUUAK. Vermont Frontier, March 1S39. The barn and stable of a man hv ti. name of Harrison. a Serieant inColontl Taylor's Despatcli Cavalry, werebornt at M. Jonns, Li. u. on Uie 2jUi. u!t. The dwellino- house of David William. of Short Hills, U. C. These twofircs aro attributed to incendianes. The Navirration is open at Kinpston. and the greatest activity prevailed on board fhe Steamhoals and Schooners, pre paring' them lor immediate business. f M. Courier. The St. Lawrence onnosite Montreal- is now almost free of ice, most of whicli havintr moved off in the course of Satur. day and Snnday without makinp; an at tempi ai a shove. Steamboats areexpect" ed bere in eight or ten days. Courier. By a General Order of 1lh. Anril the variom volunteer corps in Lower Canada are to he placed on the sedentary footing from the 15th instant, but are to receivo pay and gratuity to the SOth inst. The Montreal Volnnteer Cnvnlrr. ih Queen's Light Drngoon3 and Col. Dter's Battalion are reported to be eontinued in actual 6ervice another vear. Tur North American. The pros pectus of a paper under this title was is sued at Montpelier, some months ago, then ti was supposed that the objects for which this paper is started, would be promoted by publishing it in that place ; but the superior advantages aflbrded by a location on the frontier, added to tbe facilities of receiving and diffusingeorrect information, with other reasons uncrecssary bere tomen tion, have cauBed its rcmoval to this place. The present ntimber is the first issued, and being on a larger slieet than origlnally tntended, the subscription price li as been necessarily increased. It will be forward ed to ali, whose names have been atlacked to the originai prospectus shoufd the nl arrangernents displease such subscribers, let the No. be returned to thisoflìce, with the name nnd residence legibly written therecn and the word refused, that our books be rect'fìed fortbwith. We are ateo happy in infarniing the public, that we are promised the valnabe services of thoao gentlemen, by whom the paper was to be conducted at Montpelier, as contributon io the present shect. We are indebted to a brothef refugee for the Biography of Mr. Cardinal, on the first page, who will continue in cach successivo number the history of each politica martyr in the Lower Province. In addition to the foregoing, we ehall in the next " number commence the publication of the History of Acadia, from the pen of a gentleman intimately conversant with the faets, to be followed by the History of Canada from it cession to the English. Those wishing ihe perusal of such interesting records ar requested to forward their names withoot delay, to secure their respcctive Sles. POSTSCRIPT. Just as we were going- to press, Messrs. Shattuck and Soule, Dcp Shfls. arrivcd and arrested Messrs. Viger, Ueau soleil, Tetro and Ledere, ta king them to Ilighgatc to un dergoan examination, on sus picion ofhaving set fire to Mil ler's barns on the night of tha 29th ult. The three first named are refugecs, the latter a me diarne residing in the villagc. The next number will con tain further particulars. A report is in circulation, on the authority of a N. II. pa per that the posse of the JUaine Land agent has been defeated, and the timber stolcn, by the New Brnnswick plundercrs- AXTF.D, a Compositor t thii ofTicc. To good band apwBannt ituiiion it odered. ;