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At length dark object was seen to e
erfec7rom;thc distjnt woodland soon an
nrm? of. OO.OOanicnj deployed in tie field
ofAyatcrIooi nd began to march si raight
njf&flcerteooniictJ Blucher ijnd his:
Prussian had conic, bat no Grouchy, who
had been leu to noiu uiem in cnecw, ioi-t
lowi-d arter. I In a moment Napoleon saw
.k.flm could not! sustain the attack of so
many fresh troops, if once allowed jo form
be;octerjmined 16,'stftke bin fate on one
boti $ast, and endeavor lo pierce the al
hfd. centre with a' grand charge of the
Old Guard and tfcus throwing himself
bCtTeniiucwu nuuiva, ngui lUKin sep-
arafem i For this! purpose the Imperial
Guard Was called tip, which had remain
cd inactive Iduring the whole day, and
divided into Immense columns, which
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DXiuixn Ow JAMES,; j ; r: ' " : , TP ' ' . " ' ; A
M'f 4 ' Proprietors. . M Jt . ,V , ; r M , ; , , .v - j Gen'l. IUrrison. r )
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wero to meet at the lirttish centre.
That under Keille no sooner entered the
fir than it disanneared like mist. The
nf hftr was Dlaced I under Nev, tbd bra-
vci5t M the brave,? and the or
nart.ee ! given. iapoieon accompanieu
them, part way down the slope, arid halt
ing for a moment in a hollow, addressed
them in nis nerv. nupuuus umi ucr. xie
loid them the battle rested with them, and
that he rehed on their valor., 1 Vivear
EnitkrtturJ answered hirn with a shout
that Was heard all over the field off battle.
He thert lelf thfm to Ne who Ordered
t&ftit&arce.)' Boriaparte has been blamed
'fgrjnot 1 heading this charge himself; but
.bat he kne w he could not carry tha.t guard
so farior bold them so long before the ar
tillery, as Ney. The mor.il poXrer tho
i.iJjii iJt.i1 ...'iU f.nii.4t, L.,L
writ, and tnoqgh Ney doubtes's did what
no other man jn the army could have done,
the decree could not be ire versed. 'The
star that had iblazed so Brightly over the
world, went down in blood, and the bra-
vest to the brave" had fought his last bat
tle. It wal worthy f bis name, arid the
charge of the Old Guard at Waterloo,
with him at their head, will be pointed to
uy rcmutca cucrauons wiin a snuaaer.
We now; cpme to the expiation of his
treason by a public execution. The allies,
aHer they Jasembled in Park demanded
some victims to appease .their anger. ;
NUMBER n.'OP YOLUME HI.
SALISBURY, N. Qi FRip:iijlf ,- AUGUST 21 1846.
father's heart told him but too well where
the bolt was struck ; but he made no in
quiries, anid though he lived twelve years
after, never mentioned his son's name, and
was never! told of his fate. . He knew he
was dead, but he asked not ; how nor
rhere he jiied. ! N ; ! j
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Houses of Congress the resig-
nation of Mr. Hay wood, and the outrage
ous assault upon him, by the organ of the
said in the Senate, thy Mr. Webster, Mr.
la'tterjcarried with him, fromithe
Many were selected, but. better counsel u rauon, me vvasmngion union,
prevailed, and they were saved. Nev was lormed the subject of remark on Tues-
a prominent examn e he had rnntH tK-ir aav oi iasi wee, vve1 copv wnat was
armies too frequently and too nearlv wres
ted their crowns from them at Waterloo,
to be forgive. It was iintertded at first
to try him by marshal law, but the f Mar
shals of France refused to sit in judgment
on so bra;e, jgenerous, and heroic a war
rion By a royal ordinance, the Chamber
of Peers was then directed to try him.
Scorning jo take advantage of any tech
nicalitiesof the law,he fas speedily found
guilty and condemned to death, by a ma
jority ;of a hundred and fifty-two. Seven
teen onlywere found to lyote in his favor.
That he vyasguilty of treason in the charge
is evident, nut not to that extent which
demanded his death No man had done
Mr.MANGUM said he was much grat
ified that the .Senator from Missouri had
thought proper to advert to this matter.
He was the more, so, inasmuch as the or
gan 6f the Government, in this city, had
assailed Mr. Haywood's public and pri
vate character with such a degree of fe-
rocityi and in his judgment so unjustly,
hat the j (thought! every liberal Senator
should stand forward, and sustain and
Commend what ejvery one must acknow
ledge! be the perfect purity and disin
terestediiess of hjs course in regard to the
subject which -was the occasion of his re
signation. No man in the State of North
Carolina, perhaps, differed more widely
than himself from the late Senator in no.
litical s4ntiment. that difference had long
existed ? and waVlikely to continue ; but
political considerations could never be per
mitted to interfere, so far as he was con
cerned; with feeling of personal respect
for a gentleman' whose honor and probity
; were nncontaminated and entirely above
tion he had gained of being the " bravest
of the brave, was worth a ivhole divis
ionU Whenever a column saw. him at
their-head, ihey knew that it w is to be
victory !pr annihilation; With the excep-
tioo OLjAiaquonaja, I do not Know a gen
eral In the two arjniek who cduld
so!diirs so Qng j in the the very
deatruciion as he, i ' - .
- The whole Continental struggld
ted no sublimer spectacle than .this last
.efort of Napoleon; to save his sinking em-
or. i ne
creatcst military cnercy and skill the
, world possessed had been tasked! to the
atnaoit during lhe day. Throneis were
toiter.ing on the ensanguined Meld, and
th fthaxlows of j fugitive kings flitted
through the 'smoke of battle. : Bonaparte's
Mar trembled in the zenith now blazing
out )h. jits, ancient splendor, now suddenly
Jpird.i Europe had been put upon
Diainsol Water loo to oe oatiiea lor.
and Mr Benton. Sentiments
; j i 'i -si.
theirs were uttered by Senators
Dix, Nile$, andL Bagby, Locofocos, and
Senators jArcher and Berrien, Whigs.
In the House Mr. Bierss of this State.
Loco, came down upon Mr. Haywood i suspicion, though assailed in the unworthy
much in tjhe style of the Union's article.
Messrs. Barringer and Dockery of this
State, Whigs, defended Mr. Hayvvowl in
respect of his honesty and integrity. Mn
Dobbin too expressed his opinions, and his
he, or loved her
higher affection ;
pafcing Ijeforc his anxious eye. A
wlicn the Prussians appeared on
he resolved tostake Europe one bol 1 throw.
Hp committed himself and Fpnc; to Ney
anj saw his empire rest brt a single charge.
The intense anxiety with which he watch
ed ihc advance of tliat column, and the
terribn? suspense J he suffered when ' the
smoke: battle wrnppcdL it when the cur
tain lifted over a i fugitive army, and the
desipfjo-lng shrickjjrunglon every side,4
garde rcculetM u la garde recule,' makes us
loriElmoment Curget all the carnage in
'Symahy with his distress. 5
jSeVifcIt the pressure of the i nmense
Tespotsihilit'y on his brave heart, and; re-vsojvi-noi
to prove unworthy of t le great
trcloTnrnitied;! tcT his care, r Motiving
' could jhe . more imposing than th s move
meni of that column to the assaulj. That
gojir had never yet recoiled before a
J hu nan foe and the allied I forces beheld
ui h awe its Grnt and terrible a!d ranee to
the final charge, j For a momentjthe Jbat
' ter esjstopped playing, and the firing ceas
ed along the British lines, as, wii houtthe
'be vtirig Of a-drum.orthe blast of a bugle,
to ichecr their steady courage, they moved
in dead tilcjnee oyer the plain. rJf he next
moment the artillrey opened, and the
head joftthat gallant r column eemed to
sfnk;lnto-the earth Itankl after rank
J went jdovn,'yet they neither stopped nor
; faltered.- dissolving squadrons, and vhole
battalions disappearing one after another
. in t6c destructive- fire, afTected riot their
,Histead courage. j The ranks closed up as
bjbre; andj cachk treading over li s fallen
eotn'radc, pressed firmly on. The Horse
ivhichl Ney; rode fell under himj and he
hail; scarcely mounted another before it
- ali!suhk into the earth. Again and a-
- gajn did that Unflinching man feel his
steed link down, iillye had been shot un
der him.' Therewith his uniform riddled
Jivith bullets, and his face singed and
t j Backend Ayitli' powder, ha mar :hed on
foot with drawn sabre at the hef d of his
rncn. i In' vain did the artillery hurl its
mass, v Uplo the very muzzles
mofe fbrjFfiance than j
honor and glory with a
and his ignominious death is a lasting dis
grace to the French nation. ' Justice was
the excuse, notjthe ground of his condem
nation. Toave carried out the princi
plepon Ytn' bis sentence was based,
would have jended in a public massacre.
Ney-and.Labedoyere were the only vic
tims offered jup to appease an unjust ha
tred. Besides, Ney's person was sacred
under afsolemn treaty! that Wellington
had himself made. One of the articles of
thajt treaty ; lexpressly declared that " no
person should be molested for his politi
cal! conduct (luring lne hundred days."
On such conditions was Paris surrendered,
and there never was a more flagrant vio
lation ofl national honor than the trial of
Ney. The yhole affair, from beginning
to end, was a deliberate murder, commit
ted from feelings of revenge alone. Na
poleon never did so base an act in his life
and on Wellington's forehead is a spot
that shall grow darker with time, and
cause many ja curse to be muttered over
his grave, lie should have interfered to
haye saved so gallant ian. enemy at the
hazard of his lite, but he let his honor go
down before the clamor of vindictive en
emies arid become a murderer in the sight
of the world) Nev publicly shot as a trai-
i it..-. " " -
His last moments did not disgrace his
life. He was called from his bed! and a
tranquil sleep to hear his sentence read.
Asf the preamble went, on enumerating
his; many titles, he hastily broke inf" w hy
cannot you simply call me Micheal Ney.
now a Frencjh soldier and soon a Ijeap of
dustf. Thtilasrtnterview with his, wife
and children shook his stern heart more
than all jhe battles he had passed through
or his approaching death. This over he
resumed hisjwonted calmness. In reply
to one of his sentinels, who said, " Mar
shal, you should, now think of death' he
replid, Do you suppose any one should
teach me to die ?" But recollecting him
self, he added in a milder tone, "Comrade,
you arel right, send for the Curate of St.
Sulpice ; 1 Will die as becomes a Chris
tian !" As he alighted from the coach, he
advanced towards the file of soldiers drawn
up as executioners, with the same calm
mein he was wont to exhibit on the field
of battle. 4n officer stepping forward to
bandage his eyes, he stopped him with
the proud interrogation, " Are you ignor
anjt that for twenty-five years I have been
accustomed to face both balls and bul
lets ?" i He then took off his hat, and with
his! eagle eye, now subdued and solemn,
turned 'towards heaven, said .with the
same calm and decided voice that had
turjned the tijJe of so many battles, ' de
clare before God and man, that I have nev
er bctrayed my country ; may my death
'render her happy, vive la France !" He
thcn turned to the soldiers, and gazing on
them a moment, struck one hand upon his
heart and said, my comrades. fire on me "
Teh balls entered him, and he fell dead.
remarks are appended to those; made in!
the Senate. Wilmington Chrpti. 4 j
Mr. WEBSTER took occasion to say!
that it was a circumstance a jgood dealj
characteristic of the state of ithingsi in
which they now found themselves placed,;
and strongly indicative of the absorbing?
interest which surrounded this question,
that he had not the honor to address a full:
Seriate, j Since tne commencement of his!
observations on Saturday' an honorable
member of the Senate from one of the!
ooumern; oiaies nau vacateq nis seat in
that body. They would probably soon
hear from that gentleman himselt the rea
sons whibh led him to leave a position to
which hej seemed to be attached- He was
not otherwise acquainted with. those rea
sons than as he gathered them from 'the
very extraordinary publication in the go
vernment paper of Saturday evening. He
inferred from that publication that the ho
norable member left his seat from an ina
bility to Support the measures of the Ad
ministration now before them without vio
lating his conscience, and from great un
willingness to disoblige his party and poj
litical friends by voting against them. As
that gentleman was gone he might speak
of him", and in doing so he could not speaU
of him otherwise than as a man of char
acter and standing, as a man ;of learning
and attainments, of great courtesy, of un
surpassed intelligence and attention in the)
discharge! of his public duties, and, as they
all knew,! (as far as they might judge of
his course there.) the unfaltering and conl
sistent friend of the present Administraj
Now, sir, (continued Mr. Webster,) I
am ashamed of my country when I see a
gentleman of this character hinted, abusj
ed, defamed, according to the! degree o!f
abuse and defamation which some writer
manner which they had witnessed in the
government paper in this city. Without
adverting to the wisdom or judiciousness
of the course adopted by his late colleague
he was. satisfied that lie had acted upon
the best consideration, and upon his hon
est conception of what was due to himself
and. to the country as a patriotic citizen,
andhe felt that it was due to'him that
this expression-should be made public, in
contravention of the insidious slanders
he a colleague entitled to his resnect n
kindly consideration-pat all events, to this
naked act of justice to his inteffritv. nnri.
ty, and perfect conscientiousness in this
last act, his resignation. ;
Mr. DOBBIN said! that his worthy col
league (Mr. Biggs) and his equally wor
thy colleague (Mr. Barrinsert had avail
ed themselves of the) latitude o( debate to
allude to an event which had recently oc
curred in the Senate of the United States.
I (said Mr. D.) haveinothincr to sav upon
the propriety or taste of introducing' that
eAciuiig etemenc into uucussion. It has
been now introduced in our presence.
Tyo of ray colleagues have delivered their
sentiments. I perceive, from expressions
around me on both j sides of the House,
that my position may be probably misun
derstood, and. that erroneous .inferences
1 .1 1 i! .
may ue urawn irom my silence, lieluc
tant as I always feel to mingle in the noi-
sy and confused debates that generally
characterize the proceedings 61 this Hall,
the committee will excuse my obtrusion,
when it may be right and proper to save
myself from the injustice that may fce the
;. UNITED STATES AND MF. XICO.
-SuTH? .f"1,owioS Message froin the pto
was transmitted. JMhe Houje cf RV r?;
tires a few daysvbefore the adjournroL; ..: :
T tie SenU and ITonte cf Rqrreu
I lorite year attrntion to ihe proprirty of r :'k
pproprutioa to pTortfe for any xier.Jitu f v
my be neceaaary Co make in advance for tb.e t
tiling H oar difficult i with the Mexican re; :
myaincere desire to terminate, a it was t ri -
avoid, the existing wr w ith Mexico by a it:.ct
honorable t both partiea. It is probable that ! t:
obstacle to be aortnoumed in accorupliflunj
object, will be the adjustment of a boundary t-et
two republic, which hall prove aatisfactory f.r : .i .
nient to both, and soeh aa neither will here irr
dined to disturb. In the'adjnstment of th. L
we ought to pay.a fir eqaiTalent for any c
which may be made bj Mexico.
Under these cireomstances, and conaidetir t"
complicated traestions to be' settled by neg-v
the Mexican repoblie, I deem it important tl.it .
money should be placed under the control cf ',
tire, to be advanced, if need be. to the r.ie r:
1 the republic immediately after their ratifies tea t i
ty. It might-be inconvenient for the Mexi.in
ment to wait for th whole sum, the paynrr t .
may be stipulated by this treaty until it ccu'.d
by our Senate and an appropriation to cart- u ;
made by Congress, j Indeed the necessity f t t
might defeat the object altogether." The d .V' - -thia
money would of course be accounted f r r
cret service money. "but like other expend. t jr s
Two precedents for such a proceeding
history during the administration of Mr. Jt
which I would call your attention. Cv.
February, 1803, an act was passed ar;:'
millions of dollars' " for the purpose cf drf. i .-
traorainary expenses wnicn msy oe incurred n
course, between the United States and fore ; ,
" to be applied under the direction of the fr? -
' United States, who shall cause an account ci
result of silence. Ilknownnth
motives which prompted our late Senator
(Mr. Haywood) to resign. He has never
communicated his motives to me person
ally. 1 have lived long enough to know
what importance isjto be attached !to the
thousands of rumorsj that now float through
the metropolis. I will allude tooneonfy;
I mean that rumor Nvhich associates thii
which were propagated "by the govern- recent event with bribtry and gold.
ment paper; and that the States of which As a North Carolinian, as a Represen
he was so able a representative should not tative from that " cood Old North State."
be deceived by; any false representations. whose character fo- sterling integrity and tOBtate 'hat' 5nxio Mlam to temunate
Mr, M. further felt that it was due to i honesty is cherished with aflection and warwi7'he l"poble delay, it will c.n ;
JJ,T..U o., l i ..ui- nri, K., ..II II : i . p.-u.tu ,ui us utmost ncor untu a treat
r'liiiu alias i i i ill - i 1 1. r iiiiiiiim i iii mil a j w t k i lira a a a a m ir w i "
seryattts here should be vindicate against j and before the country, protest against
aspersions touching purity and fidelity in such a charge against one of her sons.
office -aspersions unknown in that State, j For myself, I do not and cannot for one
from the period of her colonial history, as j moment harbor thej suspicion that any son
affecting either the judicial ermine or le- i ofJVorth Carolina is capable of being se-
gislative integrity. Errors both she and ! duce'd or purchased with the gold of ma
nufactures or others. I have too much
State pride to hearithe rumor without de
nouncing it. I have too much confidence
in her people to believe it for a moment.
My colleague (Mrj Biggs) has not made
her servants tnay have fallen into, but the
tongue of slander had never hitherto al
leged personal corruption, within his know
ledge, of any of her public servants, whe
ther in legislative or judicial caDacitv.
be " and on the 13th February. 1606, an ilt
was made of the same amount, and in the
In neither case was the money actually draw .
treasury, and I should hope that the result in :
might be similar on the present occasion, tv.
appropriaiton may prove to be indisperise i
plishing the objecti I would, therefore, recc;.
passage of a law appropriating 2,O00,CC0 u
at the disposal of the Executive, for the purr
In order to prevent all misapprehension, it
shall be signed by the parties and ratified by
can republic. 'JAMES K. !
Washington, 8th August, 1S4C. j
From the National intellineer.
THE MEXICAN NEGOTIATION
Our readers already know that the I
of the United States addressing hiniscl.
the Senate in a confidential Message, ;
wards to both Houses of Conreis in
Her character had been uniformly mark- such an insinuation But, Mr. Chairman, Message, and appealed to them for jh!
ed with dignifitd moderation, as pure as i my worthy colleague (Mr. Biggs) feels a 1 aid in bringing lo a close the War u l
it was unpretending and he (Mr. M.) ! natural sensitiveness in regard to this oc- : Co, as he ouht to hare done before l.c
a a a'aAs I ww i v 49
hoped, when he should close his eyes up- currence. lie was in the .Legislature and
on earth, that lie might leave with the be- ; aided in electing Mr. Haywood. A De
lief that her character was unspotted and j mocrat himself, deeply anxious to reform
nnstttinpd hv tlinsf nnnn wVinm YiA our tariff svste.m. he voted for Air- Ilnv-
devolved high;responsibility, and that, for wood, confidently cherishing the belief ' 1 AYLOtt ,n 8ucb a positton.as to rnal
; 1 a y . ' it i . . i ii rr . i
preserve her perlect purity, tar more pre- i his post oattnng maniuuy toetiecttne ae-
sireu retorm. How natural, tuereiore, his
sole action, began the war; or, to us
ology to which none can tako execptif
he placed our gallant little Army ur.i
eious than anyj false glare unaccompanied
Mr. Haywood acted, in regard to the
subject under review, with the most per
fect delicacy, f He believed there was not
a Whig in thai body (if there was an ex
ception he hoped such of his friends as
might chance o constitute that exception
would indicate it now) who had any know
ledge , of Mr. Haywood's purpose to resign,
unless by inference, (for he seemed, re
cently, to be uneasy and unhappy ;)
In pursuance of the public Mesn;
was on Saturday introduced in a Con.
the Whole in the House of Represent
one of the partizans of the Executive,
mortification at the result.
And now, sir, uninformed as I am in rc-
jrard to tho. mntivi which inr! iippH him i i ... m (.,
0 . - - i King an appropriation oi l wo .nuions
to act this remarkable part, and which it ' , , li ,un r.t ?' -.
r iii. c. . I Iars to enable tne President of Ihe Li.it r
remains for time and the late Senator! . -rt i
himself to disclose, lest my views may be ! 10 natc a Treaty of Peace w.th A,
misapprehended, I publicly in my place eluding most plainly the acquisition, Lv
express my disapprobation of his course : purchase, or by both means conjoi
my profound astonishment and deep re- jgreater or less portion of Mexican tort
gret at its occurrence. If there be one This bill was debated both before at. J
subject on which the Democrats of North j recess on Saturday, and all was gr i.
Carolina are more thoroughly united than a, marriage bells towards its cons ,
on any other, my decided impressjqn is j when the apple of discord was throu:,
that that subject is the thorough modifi- ' midst of the maioritv bv a motion cf !
cation of our tariff "system. But the Se- ! mot, of Pennsylvania the gentlerr,:
he knew also that, if Mr. Haywood had
for the government, in the paper of the I found that his vote could have been made
government, sees fit to pour but against j etiectual lor his country s interest, he ne-
0 A i ver, would have abandoned his seat, but
av vvasa aASViaawa a v a u va a w a v r ; . - ' i Z m a
.1 ! f .1 i : i- i I vvrtiili havp tnl-pn thp rpcnnncihi iMmf J nntnr ha rpirnprl fi fipen v flpn ore it : the fTOvernment oaoer eulomzed. the C ,'.
i O, ! r .1 i I . 13 i .i . i . T I 1 I 1 .1 . . I . mnul,! a lha hnM anrl torn rlomm anrl Im1
iciiung iue measure ; out, nnaing mat dis i i luu uojitu uiai uicocuaiui a uic nwum , .v...vS. .,utJ ,
Vote vas not likely to be effective, and have been given, and I now fear his re- mot," and in regard to whom we ven
u.,i. u i.i u u Ai I :: o A ofnf nf th understand, bv the same authoritr. t!...!
di p.i o e e : uiok mc i cauit . uu u uc me sa lie. Tamer i Bicuanuw wu i)iuuuv u ulai.ui. v v ....- f
ulgence of the Senate for a few moments 4, , : ir . " 'T , "a sincular coincidence that he is a r
- ... nni i v 1 1 1 iii !srr ii 1 1 1 1 f f"f in ii i rr wu n nic i u u. " i
inai ne. mignt recur io a proceeaing oi , . ... . T , .
yesterday. He had not arrived in his seal ,nej;,ds' he "ned his seat n making
yesterday! morning when the resignation j ?P mn to.r et ,re h nate, Mr.
to the American people.
Mr. BENTON rose and asked the in
f IVf n TJT i av--vr-? mm 9 r c r r tt nAtrtfl Vi A -
iii ii. i ii. x v ihiu ii. an iiiuiii.i:ii lii hid : . ...
c , . , , , i, , , . p termination not on any influence which it
Senate, or he would have availed himself I ., . , ir ... ..
c .1 . . l i' might produce upon himse f political y,
of that opportunity to make the remark . ? r. J
.... rr J .1 . ! hut nnnn his cnmnf lpntirms ennvm inns nf
TAE LAST VETO.
In the course of yesterday's sitting in
the Senate it became the constitutional
duty of that body to reconsider the bill,
which originated in the Senate, lor set-
...U : K L U A l- TI A
he been in his seat at that moment, he i r,sht "e had determined, as a genUe- ; tlmg the claims due by this Government
would have made a statement to the Se man .a.ndfa christian after having lard be- ; to its own citzens under the Treaty with
nate ofwU he knew as to the causes ! VlhA F? c: "??.T t
cuaiuuci uis v;uuv iuuuiis, aim uc ueueveu i Wuicn Dill nau pnsaeu uuiu nuusca awu
and of the motives which had induced .V- u , : u a a...6.c , ueen reiurncu u i . u, w.
the same town and county in (he h'ui
W . 11!- . I . ,
MALKEK. 1UII CUUCIJiari was
enough to move a Proviso to the ll'A.
carry it too, declaring that, ass an
"and fundamental condition lo the ac
it onv tarrltsirv fm ihf. HTMlc ( !
vi auj iki 1 1 wv 1 j iivm
" by the United States, by virtue cf ar ;
"which may be negotiated between t!
"to the use by the Executive ofjtl.'?
44 herein appropriated, neither slnxtry r, -
4 untary servitude shall ever exist in a.; ,
"said territory,' except Cor crime, w !. .
him to resign his seat in the Senate. Mr, i
Haywood was absent at the time the ta- ,
riff bill came from the House of Reprej-i
sentatives. At the very first moment of j
his appearance in the Senate; after his re- ;
turn, he took me aside and jjjtnparted to ;
me his insuperable objections to the bill. !
He stated, that he could not gd for, it. and ,
proposed o endeavor to amencl it. I gave
him to understand very pointeclty, and did
the Senate subsequently, that my own ob
--t.. ... ; ...... m. .. nan ur&i. ire uu i i:uii, li-icu.
Whig triend upon the subject. btates with objections i ne question on , n(Jment made lhe biIfS0 xery unac
Sir, (continued Mr. M.) I do most cheer- j the passage of the bill (the I resident s ob- (j j(s mogl ardent friendj hat mhny a ,
fully and cordially concur in the senti- ! jections notwithstanding) underwent a ed againsl iu passage, and even .Mr.
merits expressed by the honorable Senator brief but spirited debate ; and, when the wo(jld nQt rote fo bis own hni Tfce ,
from i Missouri that Mr. Haywood, in I question was-taken, had all the SenatJ"s 1 ed, however.on Saturday night, wiiho.: I
forming his purpose, was under the influ-1 in the city been present, it is probable j hul did no j, the Seuate in time ta
ence of one other than considerations j that a two-thirds vote would have sfiown ed upon that nighu j
high, elevated,1 pure and honorable. . He ' the" sense of the Senate upon this first in- Sundav intvening, itjs understood t
(Mr. HavwoodV mi-ht desnise a rabid ! troduction into the General Government been determined, by the conferees cf t
u u u ! nf tlf nrinrMnlp nf Retidiation in one ot Houses on disagreeing votes, to mm
nrPS5i-fn nhiiaft is its voeation. He mitrht OI the principle Oi ik"lt" . . uuush wu & ,.-
r . ' . . . . ..... i.? r..mc thsit i tn i v
its most revoiiinir
behind a ow ridge of earth, suddenly rose
)anl'poure4 a Vollcyin their very faces.
' Another; arid other followed, till o ie broad
'1 sheet bf flame rbllcdon their bos )ms, and
in such ft ficrcc and, unexpected f ow.that
.i hamiin courage rcoutd not withst ind it.
' They reeled, shook, 'staggered bc.ck, then
; turned and fled: ' Nev was borne bark
inlhet refluent tde.'alnd hurried over the
I field; j Bqt for the crowd of fugitives that
i forced him jrhe would haw stood alone
, arfdj fallen on liis footsteps A it . was,
tlifiuaihing to fly!, though the whole army
yaHyinghe, formed his , men n jo wo
n immense squares, and endeavored to stem
thb !te)rific current, and would have done
W if U had not beeni for the thijty thoii
nd Jresh Prussians) that. pressea on his
exHaustedanki : For a long time these
qaares gtood arid let the artillerv blouch
.i ; . i 1 . . j - r i.
; larougti. Uul the fate of Napo
despise the servitors of power, and their
vile; riiercenary, and sycophantic follow-
.'! am .t a a
otefoir ers the jackalls that avouiq. despoil ine
fitorrn of fife arid lead into that living Shjime bponi his judges that for a single j jections to the bill were very strong, and
mnctt 7 ITn ttiA ..i. mniVUii tdiv nracc. J n( rtiibl nnntomn nnp. braver and nohler ; that the oinlv reason whv I shnnld vote for
. V U (U tlll l(ll UIUllllV lUVT J ' --.-r , , . . . , 1
.ariddr vtnirthnrtillervrnen fm their than the v al . to so base a death. Astern- it was that we might get rid of the act of sanctuary ot the grave, ana exnume repu-
, i r t . i t r 1---0 j "i , w , i' . i . i .
own pieces, pushed on throuch the Ens-
ligh lines! Bat; at tho moment k file of
.oviutvif."! w nun iain uni un luq ktmuiiu
. . c i r l- VC.'w-t-'.
aDDroDriauon, irreu irum n. r
Repudiation of debt by a Government yet so, a. an amendment to1?..
in full credit and possessed of inexhaustU , to the Civil Appropriation bill, wh ch i:
n lull credit ana F , (rmnn, ne npi art of the $uhject of conference.
i ; .. ii iiA.i . i a r - i " . t . tutmn tn ra nnemn in sanr npp. in imriii
er i warrior never trod a Dame neiu -a io ; inai, as ior any amendment, 1 aeem- ... w...., ...
kinder heartl never beat in a human bo- ; ed it utterly impossible, in the. present sacrifices, to the passions of their masters
sorri, and a truer patriot never shed his state of things, that there could be the dq- : and; corrupters and repose upon the es
hlood for his eountrv. If France never liberation necessarv to Derfect the details I teem of good and just and liberal men.
ble resources, on sucn grounds as are set
forth in the Veto Message. As it was,
the vote of the Senate exhibited twenty-
r. i n fo rP tYa hill t r flfVPn
seven voic iuu . r-
t it. So very obnoxious
U'faW" . .
morning, however, it being discovered t
an attempt would undoubted! cause t..
ih whole mass of appropriations forth"
of the measure. Mr. -Ha v wood then sig-
nified an intention to move a postpone
ment. I told him it was impossible that
had a worse Itraitor, the day of her betray
al will be ir distant, and if she has no
worse defender, disgrace Will never visit;
her armies. if Says Col. Napierin speakl it could prevail. He then said that he
ngof his death, " thus he who Bad fought ' would resign his seat ;and from that time j
his mind remained immovable. : i : j
I gave these details toTshoJw jthat his
mind was; consistent and urjiform in re
fivS hundred battles for France not one a
gainst ner -was snot as a traitor. t
His wife was on her knees before the
king praying for his pardon when the fa
tal news was brought to her, and imme
diately fainted away, then went intoj con
vulsions, which well nigh added another
victim to this hase murder. His father.
F who lofed htm tenderly, as the son'of his
pride and the glory of his name, was nev
er told of h$ ignominious death, j He was
at this time ; fighty-eight years of age, and
lived to be a hundred years old. I He saw
byt the jnourning weeds! oh his family that
some catastrophe 'had happened, and his
- , . . , ,
of Government, the design was atar.--'rn,
Kill m it had Dassed the Hou r
:loc tdio iAtn in tK mnml KPflSP. . .. ' C..i . -
Ir.:M. felt sure that Mr. Haywood ; Xr; weVe S.mfriends
at no; period of his life enjoyed more of presidenl) who voted against the ,illed for dosing the LiiUtire
a debate arose upon it, in tte miu c.
the hour of twelre arrived by the c!
House of Representatives, and that II
il AA hnwever. that, : adiourned br the Speaker; which a..:
1 1W UUW, ..w - i . ' ' . 1 .. .
the resDect and consideration of liberal
men of all parties in his native state than
he has for the last several months, and
does at the present moment. North Car
olina will feel justly proud that she is the
venerable mother of three Ueraocraut
kill tfl.on it first nnceprl that Dodv. ana
UI il uv s v a v aai o ir jtwwv- - '
yet would not vote! against it upon the
question of sustaining the veto.
It may be wc
try Upon another great question Uregon ;
ndi crvnneratin? with the Whigs, saved
gard to the measure before fhe Senate. l Senators who have recently rendered sig
believe there was never a man oh earth' nal and distinguished service to the coun-
who acted upon purer, higher, nobler mo
tives, than he has in regard to this matter,
in every thing that he did up to the tinje
of his resignation. I endeavored to dis
suade him from the act. All that 1 desire
to say is, to repeat that I believe there ne
ver was A man .who, tn the performance
ot a public duty, was. actuated by purer
hisher. or, more noble
motives than 'Mr;
the country from all the destruc
ror&)f a British war. v- 's enough there to pass it I
t6 his late colleague and the disttngushed 9lNtawJnuUigl
Senators from- Missouri and Mississippi.) tn,ras
had the bill passed the Senate by a two- was not so late, by ten minute. t
thirds votes, there xvas no hope that it the Senate, of course put a stop to a.H
Unm, a lawiaeainst the veto. In ! ed business.
Thus rell througn tne proponuuw,
ded by the Executive, for an apprvfn
buy territory and a petce from .M-
It is not to be disguised that the e
passage of the Taritr Bill nd the r ;
Harbor Bill nai een io s
the House of Representatives it passed by
only a few votes ot a majority ; nnu, uu
the bill reached that body from Jhe Sen
ate, there was no probability oi us gaining-
uy a iwir
below par. the influence of the Exec--..-two
Houses of Congress. Of tl.. t
,r ,4oct nolitieal difference ! " 1 7 . i IT."w,w:, ' T.: d
vv uu iue p.-; . x, v ; K mtiA candle into a Urge blazing tire of the Ma rr?"r '"r v
UPOKithe mosi; oi ,Hr,u v r:v i . . K.t r nr answers evidence; wwen iuo--ur
n hi State .had lost an able, I to light it.
J?'-.!?1? r.i ' ui:. I m,,rh better.
A straw-oi a bit of paper answers
; 1 vigilant, and faithful public servant,
War (or Teace) iiw erret to cor.
1 :w .
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