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partment, in which fortune or accident
; V; Ode to jefTcrfon. .; : -;
Paraphrased from MrHr Dauthiw "
for Jvvy4, 160 J. . r
fXP. free barn Whigs-attend,
v -Vwr freedom's standard throng ;
ItCatch tut prolific 'f eme, t - '
Aul jf in tht festive soug,
LfI g'ednest every ' heart expand, . ..
AndrSry fear be dead, '
;-"H cw republican prepare .
' "' 'ioho!dyvurchsenhtad. -.
. A Patriot guides, lecwjcons loud.
. ' The spacious ebneaye' rend," .
1-on;? life to J-efferson,
! Columbia's fcithful friend.
. . :- -
3Sre from yon op'nir.g skins
- 7ie guardian choir descend, '
Cj hen-forms who fel!t
Our birthright, to defend ; .
High in the midst, with glory crown' d, -The
'Smiles on the purchase if his toil
- And points tnjfeffcriiin, w ,
' -.VpatviorRuUlts,' &c.:'- ; .
ill. ' ' . 1
Jliylt, hAri, with new delight,
: The ripening states rejoice,
may have placed him. etft unucr
f standing clear and sagacious, integri
j tyunpolluted-by public reproach or
' private malice, and principles whose
j soundness and moderation are the best
testimonials of their sincerity, were
qualifications that called hint to the-
lushest departments ot state.
If I may be permitted to frive an-o-
pirw'on of the political prnciples of Ir.!
Jefferson, if iyill-.be drawn from the
aggregate qualifications,: of his Char
acter. '; This mode, "totvevcr may
be a very fallible one in forming the
judgment; utcause the most manly
virtus, aivd the most brilliant'" intel
lects, are, too frequently, in conflict
.v.ith the latent feelings of the heart,
But it would be uncharitable in' the
present instance, to conr.ei.Ve f a 'ties.
very thing refute;..;,. It Would be bar
barous, to vfolate ?r.! sentiment s of be
nevolcnceand to. reproach theiudg
ment. witlva ."defect, Wiiftbut. the evi
dence of truth and rer son. ; It is diffi-
cuK to make the progress of personal
interest in the actions of jnnn, every
partf whose conduct bat been con
nected togetfierj'by a chain ofbniform
morality, whose tone is decisive,' whose-
styhi and language clear and rerwous.
whose principles cpnvey the reality of !
jtisUcCjand the convictions of experb.
encc arul reflection. , ... f
- The political principles of 'Mu. Jef-
fersnn, are drawn from .an expandt3
inltllc'ct, that consults the oracles of
Mature and reason as its only guide )
Bom at a period "when, the whole uni
verse wa convulsed by the conftictinj
passions of mairkind, his study is f a
reconcile the jarring elements and to
etract felicity and order from misery
and confusion. ' Experience arid ob
servation "have po$ht'.:d oat to him the
wreck of,'rnbition, aniTlhc despotism
of error and prejudice. They have
conveyed his mind through the various
regions of society, familiarized it with
thi-inchncholly exhibitions oflost dig
nity, of-iirjurcd innocence, of polV.'.'lcd
virtue : and left ilin the awful cun
te'tnplatlcn of scenes t which, his hu
manity shudder?. ' It is no'wondcr
thercfcrjj thit his pidtns'ftre the pi
ous innovations of tV.c 'pliilosppl.se
ho wishes to f e'pair ttic injuries which
-rn unjust policy has occasioned in the
"World thai he . cherishes them as a
peculiar tiibuJe to his own feelings,
-V.hicli (vi under".ttid'V.g rnniinus
nrd Ihc lienrt ri.tifies. , Unon lhi 11-
tvrapny, whenever it is blended with
extensive power. There is, an invlsi- 1
ble chain, ..which connects immorality
with a cou tempt for truth? a contempt
lor truth withthetl elusions1 of error,
and the delusions of error with the
most brdtal tyranny.- Hence the li
centiousness f Courts and the patrio
tic icrimifs of ambition ; hence that
cold phtjosoth y ' which chills the
which have not been erased by there
cent convulsions of ttate. '
" There vns'no character perhaps, in
America, more eminently calculated
to fill the department f state, than
; Mr;. Jefferson. '".'"'Few men; who have
I travelled : at all' .have travelled with
j more advantage ;' -, and " hld ' a
creater r.anacitv of receivine im-
yarmth "of. benevobneef and '8a6rifiE -pfovement, Jrcm this rnodef it, thftn
ccs; on fhe poluted order of despotism. him.3? Tlie genius pf eachnutioni Us"
the feiicity offliilHons. p,-t ..partialar.cdstoms and rnahners, and
'Disdaining the character xf the ; tlie great relative Interests whlch'fe-!
courtier, Vf bere pusilanimity snd flat-' pgulated the policy of courtswere sub-'
tcry arc il.e steps by, which, the cb- jeets, with which, he was acquainted ;
sequious arise to fame tid distinction, ' and eminently fitted-'him,-to fill a:'der'
Mr. Jefferson has filled the highest ' 'parfnlcnt, the peculiar oi gaiV'oi iheir
ofTice of government, byt his ow n in comnTanications. Controversy, ;wlich
trinsic meVit. The simplidtlf ef his'i- so frequently betrays the fallibility f
rnahners aud. the reservedness of hi the lifi'derstanding, because it begets
temper,, are the characteristics of a. ' intemperence, never mrikes him a ic
vigorousjiiind, Avhlch' grasps .at high ( tim to the designs of his opponent
tr objects, than the rneretsJofplea-jreJistens-to his -argnojents -"tvith
sing Vet thers 1 jio map,' ln pn- . scrupulous attention;, draws new sour-
tiracnts of vencraniB an Tespcct, r severance, wrucn was ci.cujaieu- tv' ' 1
.rl.iil I...... ,.t Kr oa.'l Kv ti( t' I , pi5tat and ('Ko-n;f.':" Tirt-H with tV' I I
yAnd shautifo rXiUions hail
' Tlie ruler of their choice 1 . ;. j'
-Oil whom may -fleav'n tith lih'ral'hand
, v Its boMilexls gifts increase) ; .
And senl ns while'ct'hflni he stanch)
Jft oSfcrltj end jteare.'" '..!.
Ap'atii6t g::des,ecc.' . r",; '
" ' ' '" IV. . . ; '
' 7'ohfesshtrfdv'ritesoit " , ;;
'Still "1 ndependewe deigfj ' : ' ' ;
The feme of sev'ttfr-six , .
. Jitirns lively in o'ir veins'; '-. " .:. .,
A'a standing armies shew their heads,
Sedition lill eppfre ; ,.
- And fuet elect ;JhiJIidvfen's best gift,
' funs freedom's sacred 'f re.
, A patriot guides, &c.
'" 'The cor st it 14 tun reik is,
, ' With eqtal laws cimbin'd)
'Wisdom o'er all pre srdt's.,
t irith eqitcl justice 101.1 J.
r -Sofieedttni't sun shall ev'r shim;,
. And warm remit rr skies
Arid while on us ihc pours her yfti
Here Ut b.r increase rise,
A patriot guides, &.C.. -
S CIIARACTF.H OF .
. "THOMAS JKITK liSON, 4, .
'rHIttorNT OY TMK UMITRP ST AT TS.
I ; By ALLAN U. MAGR'JDT.ll,
Of LexTniton, "Kentuckcy.'
THE superior distinction which Mr. bond pi m of pliikmihronhyMr. Jif-
Jefferson ha acquired, in the political 1 ftraon in Uic citicn of the wnrM.
world, was founded upon the aUianoc ,. ,Vt C, o Kc fttli an nttuchmcnl lor.ll
of virtue and fortune. (Ireat tu-ms i Ms ctfUntiy, but like Socrates, bis iii- ,
five birth to great 'tali Tits. Itisn-t j fortion cmhrir? tlie nr.jjersf .
dilacultto ay, however, that h"f the j It will be difficuTt to reconcile ihe
revolution in America nevev. t?ktn principles of Mich a character, Vith
'.'lacc, hcwot.'d bars erUen to cur hi- j the tirtrsand i:icl?n.itliin thai 'vcrn
. . dcrable lame, in the 11 puMk of let- r the parasitr f desptin. The first
' ri ftnd philogo"phy"."Th5 i.dvnr.tagCfrariT founded upon a IaiisTwf.6sc tmtli
of an er.cellent educution, habit of , i irrtlistal.le ?,!n)se origin i iKjiare
application tfnd btudy, were cirrtini- . whc.c attribute, t'omlity wh'osc
itanrc that gave to his mind an in- csKcur.e, reason. M'he Inst acts tiaturc !
'.iT.Htion for phikvphical snd literary i.t lUfinnce, conMdcr inornhty as
tmriuit Hi 'notes on Ihc ttnte of tnockery nnd reasons a fool. If,
'4n:inia, a. wmk though incoivpb tc i therefore, Mr. Jcffvus'on dilfersin opi- '
vatc life piore amiable, none more
dignified, and none jvhose jiiainiers,
po3ses3,in a higher degree, the in
rj comparable felicity of inspiring the
reject.. : ' ' '., . :'
He has conterh.pIated' tnen'3c. thii'.ga
-m He -tlilk-rcnt lights, in which"
they v are, and in which, " they
shotilJ be. . li; rtricclions on this
subject, are. the sflurces of- his hu-'
manity and lorbcarance ; .qualificav.;
tions which travels business anT
books have matured into'1 practice,
and given to his mini a, degree of
philosophical tranquility, infinitely su
perior to most of his coternporiries.'
Let not thh,pi:kity of temper be
'thistakun fol-' coP!utsa.and apprthtn
sibn. 'He does rot possess an under (
standing, incapable of being inspired
C(-s of inforiiiation from" conflicting
'.".principles; and if he is anirrialed at
;. ll t- !.- ...;!. -lieVrXiv- c n niv
nil, J1- wivii nit uiav-wtvi -v k..1',,!
truth. There arej perhaps," few men
better calculated' always tar triumph
and always to leve"ipon t.e mind, at
least ' the most iavptjrible impres
sioirs, if iVot the "most decisive convic
tion. ' This in not difficult to'arcpiint
for, when applied tft Mr. Jefferson ;
because few men, like Jiim, deserve
'the' application. . He ' never ' hazards.
an opinion without the authority of
experience, and the conviction ol'-vea-s6n.
Ti'avel and observation bave
'matured one, and extensive' applica
tion and rellection, have invicorated
the oilier. His principles, therefore,
'convey, the strongest impressions';
which be enforces by -logical deduc
tion U mathematical precision, drawn
n;uhinglCo boat of, on the f core of su-
ahd cimmdored merely &s beariiig the
features of its title, i bowettr, wX
without cruiMdcrablc meril ItdV-to-rcrs
a mind at once agarious ami in
tjtiaitt ; and capabb.'by the jti-lu-,
cl nieancf rxpt-riment, and 'rationut
ilcdurtiiin of unfolding ibe su'dimt it
tripciple of tiuth. llut thr smc
rrjtt tnt which l.avmmortallied lie j
dnwn frcm obroniy the most bill- J
liant tiknt m the ficM'and the cabi
nc p-'i'l f"a' tribute to the'Vir
tuciof Mr. JefTtnon'r.n lgve lfit
, distinction in tlie firt r?nk of ata'cs
- tiun. At the first sboik of that Von-
; nion '.vith many ofhis countrymen, H I
1 is necii.e nc uuicis in me ncgrcqoi
i cstimuti m, in which thee things are
j mutually lu Id. "lie consider nature
! the a-jurce of every humr.n right, rio
I ralitv t'r.c hMH, rr.d rca,An the r.iicr-
j ring g-iide-'tf evtry hnman action.
Of ronrse hi p ri ' ives nogradts h
or icty, nQpa;M..l d:siirtctio:i consi
der the p?"ple an.ibe aourre of all
power and the pendiar feV'SVuirns cf
their own r:;;hi: lie m?.kea;lownn
cca for fbc pii-ticul ir situation in
s hie b lie ha found niankird. Ilcin
ticnuri to nmrile the irdtferrnt in
tercut by irst'itulions that arc cs!cv.la
wun uitrepuiity, "When great objects from arj expanded intellect, . that . se,
deniand its' energy.. Tne American 'paratcs with infinite Tacility, tbe purity
ttccfrfitioTi'-f lndvicndcn'ce'r Ms nc- ' cf tfu.h, from, the grc'scer ImatcrlaJs
jjocial ions' i in 'several of the roost sub--. of error. '
tic cabitfets ,of Europe, '"and his c,om- -j ' yhcFc1Ticn Genet, the ex-minis-niuiucations
with the .intriguing mU . Icr of Kobespcrian fanaticism, ap'oear.
ristera-of F ran'ce and F-ngland," whilst,.1 ed in America, he altempkd to lm-
eti erar) 01 state, , . wnt remsin the "i0$e his titiw piloophy 'ot light and
lurablc meitonals of combining iie liberty tinon the -rovenimcnt. He bad
various qualttiratior.s ot -energy, li
liberatc coolnx si and p-ietruiion. '
The candor of amicable mgosiatio:,,
i too fc qucntly the victim of court
intrigue and 'of diplomatic cert neny. j
There Trs no cabinet th;it afforded '
"more pretention ficbotli, fi-.an the '
court of Louis the l(Uh. Tp mislead,
to bribe; and f. rorr.fptv by all the art
of chicanery and dec-it, contituttl
the peculiar sl.il! of tveiy ministtr,
and 'were the prrlimjnaiies oT everf t
nej-ociatidii. V!ilii Miv Jcfu im.-
v.'uit to France ) carried "with himttS
frientlly viewhiui' a p.rp!e whose si m- '
plicit) lid not been ccStuih d, whose
lliner. foillid.-.l liimn lli it' rnmlr.iin
which flws from an tl-vaud fixtdirrn.
disdamed the lhvfitiouiic,s of a court, -
that, was calcultcd to t.i.barrss and
.betray. Arrived thuc, It wavvcrv"
reason.iblctoiurqi'j'ie, thuttl. rcrci.t
riisnuii.bermeril of the American Co-
lonitvfrom Citxul-i!i!n. aud. the na
tural inveteracy which had for af'is,
eiiitcd between tbe rabir.cts of I riuice
and F.n.L' wild, would hjve been the
TTcans'-f depreri it':n;'l.e popularity
of our negoi iator Mr. JifVrsn at
an tarl pt-rind of bT rcMt'ence at 'he
ccvMtofthe forn. lVrey, Villi the
it'.Vi.ilive eye of-sagacity, wlmt be
might regionally expect from th
oppisi'.ion of the I ttcr. , Hit snib; k-
'TuImoh, hifh eventually scprti(l, ntrd to prdue the tn.o.t rxteUMve
the conthunt of America, fromlircaS rcK-ApIcie felicity. Conf.iU'figm-
. . k i i. -. a f - .
,i;ri'iin, me pmioopnicai apparaiu r mrr, nis inaans 01 gnvinuucni are
penor diplomatic skill. His commu-
iiications "to" the secretrry of state,
were cxidtnly of the tamptr.ngkin J.
They were imprc-jsed with all the
marks of thfit enthusiastic insanity,
which regulated the counc its of the
faction';', i.nd which, were cal uhited
to miatukc their object, by di uniting
t)icir intended victims. The-mind of
Mr. JuiVersr.n, discovered itself, in an
carty period of his ;oriepondcnce
with f.ic 1 rench minister. Theiom-t'lunicj-.tioyu
of Crnrt vcrje clecora' d
with all the fljwcrs of clMjuenc e. witii
out the force and comiction.nf rheto
rical incry. A'. cus'orrf I to diplo'
matic raUulatifi, rcid intlmaul)
conAiiiing cau with cfTert, Mr. Ji l
A,rson r.ppt-uheiidecl Jtb.c aubject, with
Mrttii'tb and decision ;. considered it;
developed it; viewed it 'on a1ls'u'cs ;
' hlePed to everv nprrer.l, and atlende
to every charge; nnd in cveiy com
timnurt lion, burst forth with a strtngb
of .refutationy that At "or.ee deteried
and "I'vil a'ri'S'.td, the disappointed
iniiiiver cl v.'dy and frantic faction.
, It h," in a? st instance?, usucss it
oppt)sc eritlusiasm with thr c!th-
beri-.tr coolness' of rcaien and or-
gununt. They are thc.tnt'pode of
inch other; aucl cl tut unpenon
' tiaturt-, wbh mutually solicit tiiurr.Vli
corr.espondence, the secretary of state
appears .to have nolkcted together
the united energies of his mind, in aTT
wherein he 'combines with infinite :
skill, the erudition of the "counsellor,
the wisdom of the politician, and tbVV
sagacity of diploroatic ingenuity. Ko
longer deluded by the dreams of tri-
umph, IlamrAond in a short timeVent
home, t kiss the : avistoci'aticaIYhaiul, -that
makes him a 'slave ; and-Mr.
Jefic'rson, to- seek that repose in re
tirement, which his laborious atten
tion, rd the duties of bis office seemed
tb demand. .';, ' ' .;" ( '-'" : .-, v.
f Mr. Jefferson' appears frontth? In-.?
comparable felicity of his temper, to- -hav
e arrive d at?the "most f elevated ;
beigbt 'of philosophy. . He has not cs.
cupcu uic miMoriune u uvisone, of
having, enemies, to depreciate bis vir-' ?
lues and calumniate his principles,
inese . virtues nave ircquently lur- ?
nisneci prctences tor tne bitterest ca-.;
lutnrir,. ,rhe equanimftv of his tem-
-per, however nevcfT fell a , victim, to
the unmanly proyocatives,fwhich so"
often disturb "little'-minds, ilis tow. ',
temjH for unjust censure, his dignified '
reserve, beneath the insolence of mi
nisterial loquacity and his unshaken :
serenity, whilst the whole political
!.'..: 1 , .
"uiiu i iiumg arounu mm, marks ?
a soul capable of holding calamity in'
defiance. Viewing: mankind as thev
really are, biassed by passion, svvayed
by prejudice, and with ears continually
open to the invocations el individual
interest, he stands aloof in the tene
ment of his own exalted mind, and, .
like Jupiter from Olympus,- surveys
..witliserenity and silence the fate"of'"
empires, 'it is. well known however,
that his encmicS aj c pf that obsequi- .
ous tribe of court parasites, who move
in the inferior circles of respectability,
and feel the influence of talents,
wh:cb they ise'ek IP decry by the aiH "
of petulance and loquacity. .
He has sufficient knowledge of 1m
han nature, 'to know that this is 'the
invohmtary tribute" of envy, anj is
consuled ; that it is the medium for
Ihe inculcation of truil & is satisfied
that In is not deserving of leproael. ;
and is silent. Surciy the man who''
can preserve such equanimity pf tem
per, who can maintain the composure
of hi. mind, and listen J3f;nmcrUe.l
reproach, w ithout the cohsciousnesj .
of deservin,; itv'surcly su b a man
is entitled to the first place in our es
teem. Thev aic attributes, which
fewiTich, p'Jisess'i, arc the firtrtuc
. 1 1 1. . 1 n 1 . r -1 ...
ii'Mia Di me ii'.vm iiiuievu 01 t;i unain
meMs, t!:c knov lcdge av cjtecm of
oursclve", snd fiowlror.t aTKelevatcrii
philosopliy, that seeks tranquHiy, in
coirscious rectitude 1 which teaches
f Mbfurancc, whilitit rcfmesourknoviN
ledge of human naturr and ricw the
coniactirg pistons of mankind, con
nected with the destiny of social lifv
To-dcscend from this cli .jtiiaej sphere
of I-.unVtn reason, like the prgan Ginlt
fro'm Olympti,, to participate in the
conflicts cf an inferior ordv-r of bein;;,
wouiJ be doing vin'ei.ec to l lie sane
tnry ofphilosoi Jiy. His cr.w-niiis ml
. . -
however, bi c:idri-if j end (fiscliin rcconn'iation.
and impaitialitv, ,tre the ground, j' niiy of ths Hobcperian rjriiicifleV
for fair dealing frtfin all pai titi. Tlu' ( were calculated to inveigle v.jtl.in t!i,
not only iPsrired -tht friendship anu ; Vortex of F.uropcan politic s, the Amc
Ti e tv-
f, II fin-M Kivt.iniK' t .nverner! hv that J
prnuine prtafiple Vl.irjt iatrififcj
private interest t public fi lirlty, he;
Xfhngcd mrl tt and rHbcnurt j
for the, bustle of artUe liie. the a-j
niutcmentsofllifc IJKiratory, tut he'
'.Tnorr Sntere linijduicsf.ftbe Cal hrU
Jn this situmon, Mr. Jcik-rsn ap
umpl? ard riibpcd. 1 ncy uo not par-
Ukf rn niurh that overstrained
energy, whij.li border on tppressicn,
or of that loose, liriiit'ip.it f,,natb t.v,
which is corseted with the subver
sion of all ordcf and scrufity in fcn
Vcriuiictit. They J'.oii.t cvcutuaily to
t nfinn wf nbuir, which have ton-
r.tir ti have been "dcxiRiicd by furtuise , siiuitcd' ti e pre atrs't share t)f mki.
U n-trident, to combine with thr ' h-! in society ; which be consider Ihe
tVitv the durability bf A rtputfttinn. F.i
dratH'e invl.t was uradunl ; md rvcry )
f.rp of ii, wa marked 1-y a dlspl y f j
ttdfHMhH epiaHy l9noirl le f a
1 Hp-.'.r vul lomntttnt tull e dtfl'cu!-1
firs rc.v''cdby tht rfei'sHtancy c f
i vrnt. "Tlwrc I a con
ecfrnc!! of stair, andihc term tf
drptirn. . "
It is iid that Mr. JciTcio-n U a
rbi? opbeti li nnrjcicrtlv rf OS
S' cH a ret Hilar cast cf tuitif lUt
confide. ice cf the Count deMontitioiin,
the vetul nintstcr rr a corrupted
court, b'ut of that party,' who fiont
seutlmnt, felt favorably rib-poc.l to
waiiUthc Xmcrivun itvoluiifi. 'i his
couli only le the i cmiU of a principle,
which with court a well a with in
dliid iaU gic to charatter the im-
' pulse of voluntary rcrt, when it is
To'iud t be inndneralde, to uije,t
talumr.'-yii.in snd rt-piourh, Atre
th; view of t! c French cabinet iUt-
closed! Mr. Jeirmcn tidied them.
The Brst cause and the pm"'al.!o effect,
uerethc direct tAjremJ. inn stir a
lion. Wit; they bid fiom bis iniior
diatc inp( ttlon ? He ntsumcd the
powers' aid the lan jVMge of prophecy;"
pa-Jicted 3th the i-ity of tit. in
genious mi.i l, and wT.fi.Mt d, a f.ir a
"IhC tbiupi ehct.sioit and ihe nalurc of
i thing, would permit. . Arcuitomcd
pre 1 : pliancy t f nnlii lim Tor the iitirs of a V.W j to jt,1nc ofmcn, more by their ac'.ion
nU'jnpriM' ar. man. Let this obiution rct in the l tbau Um Ir profetsion, aid cfnsrantjv
ptrsor.-lci.ify iM.n-m of ihe ilbUral parasiftrofpotitr, 1 in the habit of reinilatinz Mmtelf bv
f i' v w ).'k '1 ar 1 lfi e
an.l imb ptruknee in the rae f t- . air siisrt the fot-sool orc!c!'oiim
tir,i ar'ltne ir're M t.'rH. ;sci ( a. itira-t tie m.mi ncc l a stifle tpit
" viYicn'?d wiih the irtural tomflou-1. bi'catin, tluit inl t SoT.en theaUlic
lit.si f ih ".fv',ng ) p', itnl H. J t'.on if a inle nation. I'r mr p-tt,
int iii'i tf-np .snrc, .r the period I, prei'e net the inrftinpatihility
fb brllt,r-fw it.it fxiia eJrt!i ' tomp'-incil uf. 1 e pVilos- j her Is
fi'tu'T-i-r'ttt t L'.irtl, &n4 toft l'f !' t-Mhin tn'fe than a leit"',:, whose
'V'in "ir, rii cspenre i tifTjf ,,troitity 1 tievftted f i.se ripu iutis
art Uian i.-m the convictions cm truiti
and rr,ii l-of Vadtil )nitl'.tct
disiVmstlif sVatkh rtjiiu'ne, K
io ul I-hAs it.i rouiplatcty
tsiti tic enirsnd fil!d,il,!ies cf
rt n'AjnJ The rei-cc t tf Uu .us
m i 1
t nVi.'M m rtJ.rarT aiit pre piir,
1 ! i t'i'1 iK'Vr tmii'l rd
rbs-S't"-f Mr. .'eTwr"! . 1'l e'ur- '
(M-'Sof h'.s 'm- try verf mWU dis-p-"
f . Uf 'f-frvf. rridri.
, n ail l b ,'mt t 'ft lf n'-ier
the former, the ccuitly lai iMinge t f
cbMmu'.ntiort, made l tmprtsrion tn
him. It was by a titptay of thoe
ntiatifif ti.t ., n l.ttlc iooVrd f'r. in
ihe am!!?drf of a rvivtb-ptrtj !e,that
ncau gjveinnunt and people. Ti e
tnolne ii ansjgaciiy of ihe secretary
of state, cot'nposcd their difctit e. ar.d
prc.tec li)h. The appeal w as mutuary
; made o the jpven.ru r.t ; and it is a
ftunate t'ircl. instance, that there
cxitt"d i!ii ti'ibvnal to apprcbs tc the
messmvs cfthe setrelary, and to si
. lincc forever, ti e decliinalDry era
tie of ,n iinidiM' fiction, ( lucked
d c!efattd rn all ii!es, bis c'oclrmt
gripped of their ii'onry piiuriple n,
'and bimtcllUtrayrd into the b.hyriiilb
el 'diplomatic, mystery, 'their ex-dii.
nity, shrunk into the silence, cf top.
tempt; cbrkring wilh hislast brcaih,
that Mr. Ji fjuson wj ibe oiilj man
is America, Vhosc talci.ts he highly
! I hc diplomatic cMitfit tl, CtnM,
was not the only Mr, wbi.b drew
forth Into Bttmi;thc sjUndid abilities
of Mri '" J ifdiMiii. The American
' vvnrld Was lor so;ns lime, amused,
with the ccmmuniciaions tf the Ln-
fclish minister, ilwumotid. Their.
fcbjcct U tvi wtll kr.ownty rtquire
delineation, ll wasa t nntcttUtwrtn
the amiijuated principle of a Vtrtirn
moncrtny, crjiiiicU by ll.e Ulbitious
4r ' f.tit but f4irve p'(sr to btestimi, u,us'JtuUs J fcstuitl cf
br pren-ncd hi h, r.nd lU diiiy ' idea ofencrtir. "a ttU.mph, kf.d the
tf ihei,t,..n, herep'e.ehlts!.' Ltcrf- " ntwlytrquired manlmvpfibc rr"pt.b.
.'fllrance afier hAnnr; ttndtred to tions of IUmmond, wcra stamvd
h;l tommy.., murh stfvice by l. a. ,;lC du;rc j
blMiel, a l.o had bestowtd lctimtr
en himself, by, the combination cf the
saritmsrjgsbiicrf intetiiy, iarCitr
J aM prudence. He ijuit iu lrntii j
nke r-inj cf tbe tirtie ti, lluvi sta-
l ct ihcit bi;i.or. Inrapablc of n,n.
iftiprj by the enrry t,f atumtt.t,
ImC imrcrlanrt of the miniMtr wri
rviuinfl,by l!.e b nMb sm! numbcf
cf l is Utters i:A 1 7 thai lijid per.
ciesirc it i and vi k an nrrnsinn fur
th.t triumph which pt.-rtinr.ticn me
dicrity soirtumes acquires, over the
sublimity 0 genius.
lie fcth tbeiitost complete s;eurity
in tlie ce'es'li-l sar.-tuiry cf self-ap-plause
in the steady .I'jcharse of tlie du
tic Committed tohiscarc; in an ir.fb si.
bility tt all, a.id in the o'sninacy of
justice. 1 he f,rt of malice and the
rule vVice of.facti'.n tJl him it
r.il;u TUc se-ueles clamour of Ml
etieinies make tA impreiision on bir.i.
'c ap;car iir'uInerabSft y the shaf:
of malignity which fall every where,
I nr. in..' I ' 1 l..i. I t. iL.
( nun i.i .nvvki uj inc invioci-
jlde dignity of his rh;iract;rarul the rc-
peeraaiiity 01 r.l lalsnt. .
On M tdjy th'fnt djf ff, utt ne4
svinbesp'Jat the Cjun I Its ft in tV.
I w.V en, fir gdi or silver cm,
BtrWEI'-M. tl.it t V a.d frir
Nrgrot, and oihrr prifnul
; prcp-rMy, toilor wiili fevcr.t Ui
o gtuuml in fii.1 town, niih tin
ifn; rocnicnii bcrcctr, anJ ba.
I .1. ..... 1. . r 1 -
irrn iwiuwi incce inotiuna acres
Lrunftvkkv ltwccn "lawn creek
aiA! Kane's mill ctcclc, on ssbieh
anj axonfidcr'ahle cnai.tli; of Kiel
hn I, vycH reclaimed.
The above propcity ha I ri lc-'
vicilon, ami will be fold to fan!
fondry execution on' Ju-YMt!
ob'ainr ! by h Unifcd .States, a
KVnfl findff ii,baLit.V "f
inwnni w ilimnxifri, anJ it vc- .
ni'yt vvhtcH will bt tniilpariivu!ar
7 jefuibcJ on iheifay pf fale.
JOHN S. WEST,
fr fa!; at tbu 0 J.a.