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-Uè. K "L-11L1.... 'ltlljLFie"!gtLlPJ!BL"J 1 I.Ul'L MAY 15. N O II T II A M K Il I C A N I 1 place any confidence in the teatimony of witnrawe irnjxif trl fr ora that " atagnanl pool of pratile ncc," the aouthe ro borderà of Ixwer Canada who are hired by Britih goU, or forced through fear of the Scaf fali, lo iwcar ta any and ctcry thing tha1 the officia! of CanaJa roay require. Americane look, rtad, think, end ponder vpon thoie thingt. AN AMERICAN. Notc Inasmnch as the. man io whom the forejjoin Subpcrna iva directcd, has never aeen tiic Copy, e nave ihought rroiter lo omit his name. We have at band the originai copy, togelher with the accornitanvintr note, signed bv a Montreal l'olire Otfìcer, the aame that is referred to in Mr. Groaan's letter. We. bave also abundance of proof to substantiate the fact ihat a linhth ojficer has been enaped in Subpu'naintr, witnesses in the U. Sfalsa, and against persona io be tried by the U. Slatti, for Uvyinic war aainst ìler Ma jrtty the Quren of England!! Editor. OU TU Aiti I : K I V A X : SWANTON, MAY 15, 1839. REVIEWOF DUR1IAM S REPORT. No. II. In our last number we nolieed the studied diahonesty of Lord Durham, as manifesled in his remarks regarding the Dredginff machine. We showed that the liill for the improvement of the liarbor at Montre al waa one thing, and the Dredging was another, and a toially difierent affair ; the latter being in fact, as far as personal interest was concerned, opposed lo the for mer, inasniuch as the object of it was to deepen lite Lara in the Kichclieu, which would incrense the Quebec trade, and oonserpieiitly diminuii that of Montreal, where Mr Modali was personally interest eJ. We alao showed that it was the Gov ernor, by exercising the Iloyal prerogative, and noi the Assembiy, that natned Mr. Mollali a Commissioner to perform contra ry works: that Mr. Molfalt with the doublé view of delaying the Dredging Bill, nnd benelilling biniseli, contraeteli in Scot land l'or an Enfine at $-28,000, when he uould gel the sanie in Montreal 'for 87 , 200!!! Bui then he is an "err.inent Eng li.sh Merchant," and like one, had the cash pari of the transaction dune through a liou.se in London, of which he was a part ner! And because the Assembiy had pru drntly inserled a proviso in a new Bili for the rontinuance of the contemplatici work, that a new commissioner shouid be named, bis Lordship cites that pari of the transac tion as the strongest proof he can bring that the Assembiy was hostile to the Eng lish! But the honest and veracious "Lord High Commissioner" lound no fault with tlie swindling part of the concern. Lord iJurham is cnreful to style Mr. Moffat "a li-atling English inerchant," and to eay Ihat the opposition of the Asscmblv to him was owing to its batred of the English ; but he is careful to conceal the faci, which was, that Mr. M. had delayed the execu- tion of the work two whole years, by his declinine" the oll'er of Mr. Ward in 'Mont real, Si sending to Scotland, his native coun in, for an engine four tinies dearer than one I equal value which couldbe had at home. That is not ali he also saddled the Prov ince with the expense of a Scotch engineer; coniracted for at 2 per day, for two vears, irtnfei as well as summer, besides the ex prse of importing him! lìeader, who was it that showed national preiudice in this case, the "English Merchant," alias crich Mohatt, or the House of Assembiy r We now naturally elide imo that part of the Ueport where Lord Durham says " I expected to fìnd a contest between a rovernment and a people: I found astrug c'e, notof principles but of Races : adead ly aniraosity, . It would be in vain firmeto expect that any description I can give, will impress on your Majesty such a view of the animosity of the race a my personal experience in L. C. forced me. The national feud forces itself on the very senses, irresistibly and palpably." His Lordsbip assures ber Majesty that be states ihis from his oirn experience. Hranted : Now it is a notorious fact that Lord Durham never once associated with Canadians, or as be styles them " the Krench ;" but on the contrary he associ ated with that party, which styled itself " Anglo-Saxon," as if ashamed of their real race ; and he like another butterflv catcher s?ized this fooìish designation. Like a nar- rot he was able only tu utter what He was taught by the "Anglo-Saxon" Mofiait, a "leading'English Merchant," John Mol of hideous visage and lolling tongue, ( i.ke a dog in do?-days,)& drooling like an iJiot.and Peter McCutcheon, wtio, because the Canadians could not articolate his Scotch guttural otherwise than Monsieur Moncochon, Mr. Myhog !J changed bis name to alcuni. es, L.oru uurnam, wnat viu state of national animosity, is stated from your personal experience, acquired m ine brilliant company ol those Worthy Ar.gl.Saxons, who you ore forced to aJtait, "have neither the graceful manners mr genteet politeness of the upper class of t-amaians. nor have tbey one tithe of heir education." ' It bi lo u, i!it iroc piiriolmm, rmf.thr, " Wot roltnre r.d mere, al! rcqnira (hai ili AmrV. " irto rf'e tboulj noi, by hiic meetinfi or olh "ri,tncourjje th ('atiadmnt in r t;aint " ftuM oódt and in tn dtpera: t ircumanr. " Lei lh peop!e coi.ndrr ilnt tirw and e if ne " ar not nLt." It. Ifatthman of Zitk Hit. We have ontldered " this view," and have come to the conclusion that you are wrong. The more fearful the odds, and the more tj;rant.turna the t-crewa npon à' de fencelees jeople, the more despotism gnash etb bis teeth and lays waste with lire and sword the villages ol the poor Canadians ; the more the infamous Colborne gluts bis thirst for blood ; the more the blood-thirsty Arthur murders American citizens upon the scaflbld ; the more necessity thereto is " cry aloud and spare not." Let the cries of the American people in bchalf of the op. pressed reach the Ilalls of Congresa. Let excitement in America procure for Canada, what excitement in France prò cured for America. Lafayette was not discouraged in the darkest days of the American Revolution "The more desperate the cause," says La- layette, "the more need has it of my servi ces ; and if Mr. Deane, (the American lutnisier ) has no vessel for my passale, 1 shall purchase one myself. and traverse the ocean with a selected company ofniyown." Again, in the dark hours of the war of '76, says J. Q. Adams "the vvant of mo ney was heavily pressing upon the service in every direction. The troops were witiiout ciothing and other nccessa ries of life. He pledged bis personal credit to the Merchanls of Baltimore nnd raised money adequale lo the purchase of the materiaU ; and from the fair banda of the daughters of the Monumentai City, he obtains the toil of making uptheneeded gannenti." The worse the British treat the poor Canad ians, the more we shouid proclaim it lo the world. And here we will add in the language of the Watchman, 22d Jan. 1833 : " We owe somethinjr to the cause of Liberty: il " is our tight and our privilege to do every tliing, " coiisistent with inorai and lee.il oliligations, l'or " the oppressed in Canada. We owe something to " the cause of humanity: we are bound lo 'cry a " lonil,' against tlie cruelty of ultnitoryisrri, 'and " spare not' we are bound to cxlend our Fympathy " and our hospitality to those who are driven from " their firesides, peunilcss and friendìess, to seek " gafetv in our minds: are they not men, andbroth " er$?" We occasionally receive some details o passing events in Canada, in spile of the vigilance and tyranny of the actualgovern ment. The following letter we received this week from an old friend. MONTREAL, . Dear Sir, Until ibis moment, I have not been alile to write to you, for vvant ol a safe conveyance for my letter nor could I now get one, if it were not that we have several good American friend here, in spile of appearances and of what is said lo the contrary. You can forni no idea ol the direct, and particularlyx the indirect vigilance of ihe government we are under, to suppress news and its circulation to smother the publicity of their black and revengeful deeds ; and by these means to crush us here imo submission, and to de ceive people abroad into the beliel, that ALI. IS WELL. Not many days ago, in each ofabouta dozen of the southern parishes, a govern ment pimp arrested one of the principal in habitants, who, alarmed at a recurrence of persecutions anxiously enquired, why he was taken. He was answered "fear not, you have done nothing ; comequietly with me to Town, and your detention will be short ; you will be well treated if you act prudenily." In this way, Colborne through his stupid adrisers, collectcd about a dozen persons, who were separatela and secretly esamined to the foliowing efTect, and then dismissed with an injunction of secrecy, " Do you know of any brooding trouble in your part of the country? Are the common people discontented, and do you hear thern complain? In the event of a war with ourenemies, the Vankees, what reliance can England place ori your parish, speak freely, you atesafe here? Will they not be failhful to England; who is power- ful to put down enemies abroad, aDd dem agogues at home, and to extend her pro tection to her people? &c. &c." The newspapers make no more mention of this, than they do of a hundred other occurren- ces that they know it is prudent to be si- lent on. Discrelion dictated the answers, while the queslioned know 89 well as we do, that the government feels lowards us, that IIATRED is thiir DUTY and MURDER thkib DELI G UT ! Your'9 truly, In your last papcr in pivinpr ihv liiogrnpliy of our lainmtcd friend I)r. Cu e.mer, you name Dr. A molili Jr., as Iiaving quartered the boly of the Hero of St. Eustacho, and toni out his heart. You shouid also publishthc nameof Dr. Hal lowoll as having pnrticipnted in the atrocious deetl and as the one w ho had the heart of Dr. Clicnicr in Montreal. It was, whilst the heart was in hisjiossession, that those ìiide cencics were conunitted, which w ere mcntioned in the last ntnn- her. This Dr. Ilallowell was horn in Canada and is the prand-son of a cclebrated of ficiai of Lower Canada. Coni K3The Plattsburgh Republican says "Capt. Corneo, of the Montreal Po'ice is an olTicer distinguished for his vigilance and genllemanly deportment." The Edi tor probably ignored the fact, that this sanie man was tried for murder a fewyears ago, found guilly and reprieved. Since that timc his persecution of the Patriots has been unceasing, and proves bis grati tude to a tyrannical and unjust Govern ment lliat has eaved his ni'ck from the Hai ter. CO" Take Care there. Wolves are again prowling about this sedioli of the country. Huniers, be on your taps. Mr. Thomas, Plcase inform the Tav-ern-keeper of Highgate Falls, that there is now plrnty of Cider for sale in Alburgh, cheap forcasti alsoeight or ten yoke of oxen, in prime order for market. R. Alburgh, May lSlh, 1839. Kidnapping. Two canoes loadcd with Indians, were scnt over tothis city to day, to ar rest and carry back to Wind sor, two of the regulars sta- tioned there, who were lucky cnougli last night to step across the rivcr. D.. Craftsman. gCJMoRE Kidnapping. A IJritish regular deserted from the opposite side, a few days since, and took up his residence in this city. A reward of 20 having been otTcrcd for his ap prehension, we blush to say while we write it, that three ccrtain individuate, as we are crcdibly informed, residents of this )lacc, were found basej cnougti, either from mercenary rnotives to obtain the reward, or from a total want of human ity and patriotism, to obtain the transportation of bis person back agam, which must result, either in his beino; shot or trans ported. Tlie manner in which they cficctcd the design, we are inforni ed, was by stupifyirtg him with liquor, and then by using threats and persuasions, alternately, induced him to go down to the ri ver; where, get ting him into a boat, they suc- ceeded in crossmg to the oppo site shore, and placing him in the hands of the authorities. The result was that some of the members of the very company from which this sol- dier deserted, were so indig nant at the baseness and treach erv of the act, that they suc- ceeded in obtaining posscssion of the person of one ofthe pan- ders to royalty, and took him back to the woods, where after inflicting sundry punishments, enacted under the government of Judgc Lynch, in the way ofl sharing' his head, cropping his ears, and enrobing him in an attire corresponding, they took a rope and tied to his legs, and in a sort of posteriore manner eseorted him back ; where af ter sundry other inflictions, we helieve he was released. The foregoing statement was madc to us, by three or four dilferent ifidividuals, so as to be relied upon; and from the fact that attemnts of this nature have been inaile heretofore, we are induced to believc it correct. Detroit Craflsman. The following named persons were to sail irom L.njrlanJ for an Dieman'sLond on the 15lh March, viz: Alexander M'Leod, John J. McNulty, John Vernon, James Waggoner, James Gamrnell, Norman Mallorv, Jacob Beam- er, Samuel Chandlcr, Garretl Van Camp, and George B. Cooley. Geti. McLeod, of the Patriot Army, was lately arrested iu Detroit for a viola tici ofthe Neutrality law, but has been admitted lo bail in two 6ureties in the suro ol $GO00 each. We serionsly believc that in the prescnt state of Great Britain, nere it a question whether she shouid go to war with ihe Uni ted States, or cede to us, the Canadas, she would prel'er the latter, in so Ihinking we do not overrate our power nor undervalue hers, but look only at her internai siluation, and the relative position of the two coun tries. livffalonian. DO" It is said that Sir George Arthur has been recalled. If this is true, the peo ple ol Upper Canada will be the happiest in existence for a short lime. We.are informed thal he is universally detesled and despised, nnd that his eontinuance in the government of that province would do more than any thing else could, to precipi tate the revolution, that any body with half an eye cari see must soon produce a separation of the Canada from Great Britain. It is quite probable that the Queen's ministry are well aware of it, and that they have acted under euch an impres sion. Ibid. The people of England are, likely enough at ihii moment on the ève of a learful re- volution. On Mondny next, the petition of two millions will be presented to Parliament, by Thomas Atwood. Il is no less than "a de mand" for universa! suHYage, the vote by ballot, & paymentof members ofthe Low. er House. The people have armed thent selves to enforce Ibis deniand il it is as it will be, denied them. "Then conies the tug of war." At the lime of the sailing of the Great Western, the Government was taking active measures to over-awe the rev olulionists. Ibid. Men have been sent Troni Canada to Bo. tany Bay, for saying and doing less than is now daily said and donein the heart of Lon don. Ibid DO"Letter from one of the tinforttinate individuala who were made prisoners by the British on board the Schooner Ann, near Malden, in the winter of 1833. Hogansbureh, Mav 4. 1889. It is impossible l'or me to express the joy thatjswells my bosom at this moment.on be ing welcomed to my own free and hapnv land, and to the arms bf my countrvmen. with that feeling of sympathy for the un- loriunate part ol mankind which is ever the characteristic of an American. I, with six others ol my countryrnen, have this moment been released from an imprison- meni in Canada ol 16 monlli9, having been taken prisoners on the 9th of Jan., 1818, at Malden, on board the Schooner Ann, of Detroit, for having taken part in the re volt of the Canadas. Yes, 16 months have we breathed the noxious air ofthe tyrant's dungeons, the greater part of which lime the galling fetters and ebaina encircled our weak and feeble limbs, which soon be carne such for the want of bread. More! evenihe last days of our confinement we subsisted on bread and water, and were treated in the most cruel and inhuman man ner by SherirTMcMartin, of Cornwall, U. C, who had been ordered to set us at li berty by the Lt. Gov. Sir George Arthur; and at this poor period, he (McMartin) with Capt. Chesley, (a Yankee tory or cow boy) eseorted us to the line, and after assuring us that we 6hould be thankful that we had not been hanged or transport eci, and other abusive conipbments, we were eseorted to the immediate line and discharged. We were received at the lines by If . W Tucker, Esq., who addressed and welcom ed us to our home and country, wiih open arms, and every feeling of àn American and fellow countryman, & who congralula ted us on our being freed from the clemen cy ofthe British law. We wereshowo to the house of Colonel Elias Bowker, who welcomed 119 in, and treated us with the most dislinguished and marked kindoess of sympathy. I might mentiofi many who warmly em braced us on our arrivai at Hogansburgb, but time will not permit. The natnes of the individuai are as iol lows : A. W. Patridge, State of Maine ; The ron R. Culver. N. Y.: Chauncey Parker. Michigan; Ma than Smyth, Mich.; Henry L. Hall, Ohio ; Suire Tbayer, Vermont. The three first named procrei! immediate 1 to Ogdcntburgh witb niyelf, on my way home. Ynurs.rrrv humblv, BENJ. F. PEW, f New V'ork. Violiliont of Xcutrmlity. The Iindort Times, ìn sutnming up thews for aorna years past, says : Has not PolanJ Icen annihilatrd? Haa not Egypt been in rebellion against ita sovereign ? Has not the Ottoman em pire been diminwhcd by two-tliirda of ha possessioni? Has not the tritv nf IT. kiar Skelesi been signed? Has not the "Eglemenlre organique" given Moldavia and Wallachia virtually to Russia? Haa not the convention of St. Petersburgh planted Uussia among the Curda at thtf ource ofthe Euphrates? Have not th Krench been established in Africa? Dcr they not tbreaten Morocco and the Weit Indies? Does noi America threaten Tex as? Has Greece not been plunged into an abyss of intrigue and villainy? Has the independence of Cracow noi been over Ihrown? Ilas the nationality of the Grr man Stalea not been anniliilated? Haa Circasaia. the barrier of India, and of Tur key and Persia, by a coincidence acarcely paralleled in its efTect, not extended her arma to England for its own proteciion and for the interestsof mankind? Add a few more interrogatola : "Have not England and France conjointly alaugh-' tered theTurks in Navarino Bay, while in profound pence with the Sultan? Har not France sent hergarrisona of observa tion to Ancona in ìlaly, and Athens in Greece? Has not F.ncrlunrt nnlv mi down Don Miguel with her troops in Por- tUpal? Nave not t lift Hrilisli l'nrli'nmi.n sanctioned the legion at St. Sebastian ogainst the Spanisi pretender Carlos?" And so on ad influitimi. I.pt thi Ut Schlosser matter pass for the present. Opinions of the Press. New Canadian Paner. -Althouoh nnK American brethren do not pive ihat activ. aid to the Canadian press, which our long: cherished opinions ol their kindness lo the oppressed led us io expect, they afford orf an asylum, protect us from the blood houiids of Eneland. and now anrl frn.r condescend to read our numbera. We are,- moreover, riglit glad that our Vermont' neighbors have encouraged the establish ment oi a canadian journal, the first nurri ber of which has reached us from Swanfort. It is ablv edited. and we will make lihirr selections from it. It is called the Norlh ìmerican, is exactlv ihe size of this wpplt' Gazetle. and will douhtless nnnrprlullv ì,t the cause of liberty, if the Vermonfers be' tound generoii8 enough to aupport it.' Mackemie's Gaz, of 27A Jìpril. The first nuraber of a new ntmrr rl!i the North Jlmerican. has made ita ap nearance at Swanton in thia Stati. It nmJ i'esses to be devoted entirely to Canadian aiiairs, anu io escnew polilics altogetber. us Editor, ti. J. i iiomas, wehave knownr lor Knrnf vpbtk na An nlhiic!noti Tlnn.ik- ... ----- - --. j VMtMugiusnv tiiuvv" lican. We wish him success. Burling ton Senlinel. The North Jlmerican is the name of a new paper lately commenced at Swanton, Vt., by H. J. Thomas. It isa handsome sheet, ably conducied, and zealoua in the good cause of Canadian rights and Cana- dian independence. Most heartily do we bopeit will prove successful ta the cause, and a generous reward to the enterpriae of the editor. Boston lnvesligalor. "The North American." Such 9 the title of a new paper published at Swan ton Vt., the second number of which we' have just , received. It is published by Ut J. Thomas, and edited by an associationr of Americana and Canadians, and rs devo-; ted to the cause of Canadian righta and Canadian Independence." Judging frorft the number before us, we shouid tay it bids fair to become a powerful auxiliaiy in the cause. Several articles will be found in thisday's paper from its columns. They speak for themselves ; we wish them ac cess. Lexniston Telegraph. DI?. CEO. IIOWE, PnYSICIAN AND SURGEON, AS REMOVED to a House situate firrt door North of Joseph Ulaxe's. and itili offerì his Professional Service to ali, ho mijr k io (infortunate luto nced Medicai Aid.' Swanton Falli, May 14th 1839. JIIRII RCIIOOL. rHIIE &'ubKcriber hai opcned a High School at JL Canibridge Centre, Vt., and fili teacb Read ing, Writing, Arithmetic, Geography, Awltonomj, Philosophy, Cliemiitry, Rhetoric, J-ific, ice. Plrlirular attentioo will La nlarvi tn r-hnUra placed under hii initruction. 7erm $3 pr quar ter. JUStrii UAH.L.K. Cambridge, March 25, 1839. N. It. Board mav ba oLlainrd in rAanrlak1a familiea, residing in the rillage, on rcaaonabla termi. 1-3 NOTI CE TO TRESPASSERS. CJETER L prom of Hihgita and th adjoi ÌZ9 ine towna havinr taken the libertr to travet throufh my fieldi, I therefore forbid ihrm and ali other (irrioni from ireipasainf thereon iu fulirre. I hall keep a failhful record ol ery act of treipaa and hall ha? a day of reekoning with a tra rTeuon. 71io who tear down my feneea will get themselrei into buiineia richt on tb not if I catch them. Ali ofTenderi must abida tb mal tiea of the Law. E. A. DKEflT. gwantoo, May, 1, 182. 4t I'.