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rji'EEcVl OF M It SAUNl)t:il3,
Of orlX (Win, Y
On the resolution eallinjf opon the Secretary
of tat fcf ipfprmation U regard to the
tK-mtinrofth laws of Congres. deuvere
In the Hou 'of lfcpreseiittife of th
United Stat, February H Y
'h rclol u 1 100 1 alt inj for luforrn ation
in regard ta the tMoters oMhe Law,
Mr-t.vvvDRmro$t, ipoke to lac
r..M.i-;hVrrpet2 1''" v
, hi,: akm In tViilini: myself of
4 pretuot womeM to reply to corUm
matten introduced intojii dUcussion,
l hv4J0- wish to.preclnde.inj other
cerHlftn v W mtj desire to ipeak,
Should ilbeUppl;arc, of Hie House to
coihUui Ae, tleb(iter; Attd if, in the
conrsff of th remark I feel my self con
strained to nuke. I ould toucli t chonl,
vfke vibf at wn Dnl harmonize ith
the fcHngl"f particular ind'iTrdml, 1
most plead, ai wjopologj. the txarople
r who hav! cone before me, and
tnatmt1 my object V Here jjermit
me to femoTa tfie objection atated to
niir of lha resolotion catlinj fur
the list of paper in which the law were
directed 'to beubUjheiHft the jear
ms and826. , .was' apprized that
the communication tn repl.T to toe caij
.it last aesVym contained the list for
i1ee j-ears; the 'obicct then wa to ee
im wtdch the taa had been
linhliKhed in 1824. under the order of
the tleii. Secretary, of State; ar to
contrast tjieia with those in which they
wer directed to ' be published by
nresent incumbent of Uat Department.
Tliet' object now U to obtain the entire
; under the direction of the
? present ; Secretary." of the p?pcri the
changes, and the causes for cacji chanjje,
which will :iend a well to 4he past
years as Wthe' preRcnt, An(l as I pre
fer having the whole mattor connected
under one iw 1 hope resolution
witi nndonMirio cnanse. JtKYf .
'from Ohio, (Mr. ,Tf right) who Tirst spoke
nn'ninn to this resolution,' to have
conceded the right, on the. part of,th
House, to call for th causes which may
hate influenced any department of the
. "ovcrnment'in the Execution of a par
iitnUt AnWl renuited by M; though
he conslilcred it inexpedient and useless.
odo so in the present case.- lie put to
me the question, by way or illustrating
the absurdity of such a call, t,!it, should
he submit a resolution .calling lor my
rMinns fAf'flfierinft the eiie now uwkr
digcos8iQnTVwould I not repel it wiU
Heelings of inrfignaUon? ,J answer, 'if
the gentleman liad'proffered. such a re
solution, when .engage in replying to
my reasons, ii m,iiit argue some im
Irt-dimenl in hia'jnicliect, oui couiii
lord no iust "cause of complaint.
S-AV.oUiit.o- orntleman. with more
propriety; It he llad been charged by hi
which they felt ..4ep interest, would
lie hesitateln acmiainting them wnh the
his reasfflhsf I apprehend urtZJxsMtA
ihlift'liar or to the festive board,
to assign hi reason for thevotejie gitv j
to,' President, would he Mase t. cornr
. il ..1. "i nnntli m'Tx' tim.
pi yr l ire gentiemai, jun - yvu v
casioLhas civen bis reasons, an( they
were woi lor ",B twiv
fief tHa ajuoont I w't ma!!, or
waether it irBBeniftJioe'frticular)
Cditon or Lot H they are not Ubi
inSaenced, otheri pay. Th chars
is, and as grotltmrn hat so termed it.
f Leg lo repeat it ia nr own Jr(;air
Tht the Secretary of Slate. a errterinj
eps th;dtie f hi fJ3cf, fount
certain paper cntmsted mu th j-ob-licatioD
of th law, whic'i, Crm th;i
character and eircatajion, gave them
general iieminatiofw4hat there ex-
tfcreo no caan i compiaiovaiKi mat
he, in the exercise of hi diteretioo,
trans fi-rred Ibt printinf toother pa per,
recently eaiablikhed, ofjimited-cuxo-lation,
to tho Injury of the public, and
a'tnit the intention of tht law; merely
boeauie ' theto papers held a- langaage
agrees' , e ta bia own yewtanu recog
zed 11 the .fullest etteiiiaa nana
from w Y n ther received the M Treasury
pap.'f This I thi charge this the issue
tendered, .which baa' Dot been met; orf
met. conceded, let -I am told flie
Harsa is erioo,nd a regard, for if
owp reputation, if ttot foj lb character
t the aeo-etarr of state, ousht to naye
. w . a-
dqceu me to- paaae netore kazanimj
kBch an a-'rtion.' tvtuiaatf tttxc ol
, , When I first brought fdrwai d
thia matter, 1 wan in possession of in;
fbrmation to satisfy my owa'aiind that
change hsiVocen rnaJt-, not justified by
nroner reeard to the public auvantn'T",
and of a character entirety perwinal and
political. T am now poCKsed-of cyi-J
enee, the credibility of which wtti net
b ejuestioned. In reply to- a letter
addressed to the delegation ol tne Bute
of New. Hampshire, by the, Editor of
tlje Patriot, inquiring the cause for hi
removat as publisher' of the laws, a
Senator of that State, detailing aeon,
versation with theSecretary,ay: Mr.'
Clay i remarked, 'he had determined,
from a sense of duty,"' to transfer the
pnnting oi the .Jaws ot the united
States ftom the New Hampshire Patriot
to 'some other paper., A. letter Ifomtl
Mejnucr of this Uoue. Irom tne same
State, says: "That the priaiing bad been
taken from the Argus, in. Maine, and
from aome naper in IN ew , Hampshire,
and -that Mr. Clay said he would not
in
furnish an enemy with, weapons tt be
employed , azainst himself." An act
i mm Rma." continues we neuer.
. perforfned;,wUhqu( consulting any of
oujc oeieaation, vnose voice, u cwisu ti
ed, would, I have no count, been un
nnimdns against t, shews a spirit which,
1 Kiiuuiu liiiiik.. a wiau' mail..,, no uv.
it, npoji ' principles ; of policy;
would conceal." 3 Anoflier letter: " It
tnav not be improper to add, that I have
ffmld reason to believe that none of the
Hcpresentalicef from ' New Hampshire
are tne menus 01 .inocnause.-. rain:
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i our letter gaye mejne nrsi iniorma-
tion 01 the fact ot tlie removal. "Aa.to
the causes' of it. " no creat doubt can
exist in'r the mind -of .any. body:, who
knows the honorable Secretary and his
nresent policy.!?? ' (- rX -i :i
s Such sir: is the evidence of the entire
delegation : of a . Slaite, declaring tliis
change was not made-at their tetitiest.
but jigainst 'their' unanimous Wish. . I;
might ask, if the representatives of that
5ter coming from different sections,
a4 conversant with its local fituation,
W(fit.more competent ,to Ctlvise the
Secretary. vwhat papers were likely to
carry the laws to every man's door than
any one else? Yet he does not deign to
sk for their1' information,. makes the
change against their, vwc, in oonloi mity
wkh; .httwn-f sen -of -duty- and nis
rutc't j.rneer. who tenJactrd tSo oldeat
paper in the State, and hich nil lunj
bea dcnd 4h mrf- of tita rrpb-
irao parfr.kir pobluned, am
till tui:ihes the llM of "tne Uium
Nut, becao tlkey art bottile U the
admiaiatrarioii, fu an that abject. tSy
have, at least, been aecrt; ahicU nea-
'rality ha contnlwled, in niatl
drtr to drprire them of U public
pnnungoi mearate. lettnebooocawe
Secretary Mt oo( Wlowi-d the example
of h Legislatare, and rteoded bis
bcoevoteM aid. as it (tid pot; I appoe,
come vithia Ids present policy. ' It i
aa, act of jut tic that t Mould say of
tht aenmr editor, ta whom 1 nave at-
loded, tlvat thoujH an Erigriubman by
birtb, he, is aa Aracricad in luart, and
that I havo toa draws njnek of my
pojiiical information on 'pawing event,
from the col anxnsttf his paper. JtUpot
any cauf rt cotapUint that Ihta papor
or any other has been continued, of
whatever pojiucal complexion aa the
abase consist in the transfers made,
and The effect flf titose transfers. It is
saying to all the papera who publish, the
taws, 100 must support t auminu
tratioa, remain neutral, ot ".be p'acetl
upon your probation.'', It is this that
cqtisilmtes the influence anJ t!ie danger
of rendcrii.jj this patronage injurioui to
the Ireedom- of the press. .' r
Tha-difYrent geatlemtil who have
opposed' tlu resoiut."n,Tiave all placet
it CUin the rrrotind. tliaf the. printers ol
tne laws were neither oUicers lor lite. ii
good Hehaviour, bet were appointed at
the oiscrction of thebecretary r stale.
and liable to be chSnecd at his pleasure
now, sir, 11 requtrea great wigacuy
to have made this discoury, as no one
could believe it tompctedt or v the
secretary of Mate, bold and xianng as
he is, to remoTe"a man from an otiice,
conferred apon him by the constitutional
authorities. It may suit, the present
poinfraen!s,yet thef "can $ardrf tin
dertake. to vacate an pflice. ,1 might
inquire, upon, what principle is t, that
tho Constuuuon ,and iaw eonttr an
"nffirB for lif oi4 mnH hehavimir i Is it
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not to ensure a f aiilitul and independent
discharpo of dutv? To obtain a con
petent person, a,nd to place Inm above
the, influence of passing events? ( Uii
oe tne principle, ano i"i h, is, uouhb
will denv." then -the Secretary Jia been
gitilty. ofiti yiolatio8, in taking from
inuivmuais .tut ext'vunuB n . wuiy.
which they discharged- tq the public
satisfaction, to cratifv his private views
dj . wua 1 tenure uut- 1110 . uuuviauic
Secretary hold his olBc'ef He ia not an
officer for life, but .liable to be removed
at the pleasure of the Pi csident What
ever may be his influence with the'Cjbtel
MJgisiraie us an auviscr,- sun jiu is um
the Executive.-. Gentleiperifcthed.wlio
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law.---. - ... , , .
Here lLrn.Sir.la a call s'anctiecrd b
tjkt lluata, hkh sastaio t rcselation,
aad prs aeyond iu : It qtind the
Seernary tka Treasury, ' to readw
not outy hit rtatcns.bQt Lis tneUctt, for
the discharge of apublkduty. A call,
whatever taight have ba the olject t(
ike mover, tiiat mast have deeply iaopli
cited die character of the efBcer, it
guilty nf neglect. J)id then .hear
any thing abaat inquisitorial authority)
No, Sir. That dislinv j iad individual
Was literally pot t the rack; all was
nienq ooihinget tne paniut inqtusitwn,
Ki'tl ta fi"J tb rvfttSMha atempJp ! ' ,
yut W tnuJeaMW a ), it lime, rt.rni-,'
Injf )HfiiJinrt, if at ia lb tmnrj mod '
Mttnnar4 by tlt wt.rlr, em rwallj re
kiMt tertsn. . '
. Tit trmtrmmi hu ! hrujtjl fn( 0)'
tisriow b f rincipl afxJZftt set btera
ihfmt Hm disport and rpps iWprrvt -tn.ini(r')rn.
Tbi J Mippo, uit ' 1.9 .
'xm intended ft c tft1 or ew.tti! ' u.cov.
cmi't not for say rrk)aiMy tvijt mastre.
unxW dcbtt. , II t lis that th adoj.R,
trst'tBN art th fiiemlt of ltcrnsl irpfte
fnctit tJ Mumifnetuprsi that they the
frrtt cmt of J'.iTrrTM bctvecnihoa W
eonaitul tb eicluaiva frieada of Hit ad atin
iKtation, and the rnconu op poMtton. Nov,
Sir, 1 hail alvajr udett,vt that, a tb Inttr. , '
nil Impr(rK-o, tt d.ftrrence vasaa to',
tho" coitstaitaJ powerf aint that there Vtii id ''
b foamt the lotm of tbi powrr, a H
among thetnen(t,aarheMipri(trtersafth '
rxisttnr -rwfr ltiai oev" 1 bat it Kkl
nor even an efflotinn. of jn-.'piiy frooyttituUoi.4 onetfioiVI hanlly anppoae any f'
th breast ojfpia political vaemie. Did""1" "Juhl be foond wilUnjr to nrreoder Lis
ki friends resist the call blazen forth
ki fame, or attrmpt'tn give his reasons,
or hi niofive for which he was alone
liable to i Ood? N they anOTered
acnttetneh to rd on. tt flvsh their 'in
quiries, retain t; upim the honesty of the
man whom they believed, when examined.
woa.d be hmfid uniting tUcyirtnesof i
Socrates, to the st ilut itejrityof
Vaio. i ney rnieti upon niN aopesty,
a opon a rock; anil I am proud say,
too.
the
they relied not upon a samij found It
Nor diddie-take ' shelter' under
phrascoloiiy of the call, hut ''ve every
ming, in manpower, invtiiving iiicis.
reason, and motives, and tr.rcw LmkocJi
opon the justice of tlie House. Itnay
be reminiL-d that the net- incorporAlih'j;
the United StaW Tiank,' direct the
deysit of all public moneys to be made
in the parent panU or soin of its branch -ea,
unless thi Secretary of the .Treasury
shall otherwise erje't-j m which case he
shall, let tefore Congress his reasons for
such order. 1 admit this law authorized
the call for reasons, but flot for motives.
If Congress possess the power by law,
to direct a partitalar act to be performed.
anu to require,tw ne same ime, jne
reasons which may influence its officer in
the performance rafay we net.' Tritlt the
same propriety," caH for those reasons
lir tli nniTnnnnnra' "nf th rtnlvp
Certainly, as tlTe cajl ia uot made with
any yievrYtp smplicate the intfiridtial
criminally,' and Cannot, therefore be
tofiiidef ed ex liost facto in its character ,
I UiiiiK, Sir, 1 bare succeeded in shewing
the examples t rave of abuse, are sustained
by factn that although the"printer Who pub.
iua toe laws ar not oincors, uiey nave Here
tofofe beeir continued on the tat7 princi
ple, and tor the sam purpose a tiMthlul dtt
cbaree of duty. That the appropriatipn Was
not intendea by congress to b eonverua, as
It hat ben, by the Secretary, into patronage;
thst there ia no analogy between this case
ittdgmrnt or his otith, at th slirino of any '
President. , lC those tpnosed to this admiitia.
tration, arc- frieutUr to thia afcis bt -
powrr, comptai n, d is at the improper manner ,
ia which ho appropriations luivo been e-,.
pended, the' false indueemenni which have
been held wit, and vbich cannot bo fulfiled,
If4he subject of sUnaraefbres be a nvincipla
of differance, then the gep'teeiaH from KervY. . x
tdoav m, in, aa wirortunate aituationj rgr
tliotrtfli Jie tnsy have votc for the Tariff pf
bs 'fottd against Um one wliich. hai
just psnsedi beoause. I auppose It Was aa tp ' '
pr4t?pi4 Tantr, aectional m its bench!, and t.
general in its hurtlMoa. I leave the gentle,
man to hwtlle ihit matter with hi friends, '
and as to effect,, tho people wiU determine'
L-Ooth th,e a-entlemea from' JrotUikyi ,
("Letcher Si fluckner,) and the gesdemen
from Ohio and MarvLuiu. (Wriehi atid lor- ' .
eyO liave referred to the practises of Mr, Jf- - .
ferjn. Tho first gentleman told ua he'undfr?
yoxi jiuman naturtf pertee ly, ana always i '
loo; esre of his fnenils: tli second gentle,
mait deemed him worthy of imitation, and
gave particular examples of abuse, to cover,'
I suppose, the conduct of tlie present ecre-
tarn ne reputation ot thar distinguibrl
individual withsUxvltlie sponge of htaeoteni
poraries, though dipped itf tf bitterest gaU, "
from the scarcasma of the nour Preaiden.t, ,
powing m 4opgeri verses, uown to the petty V
reva'ms the gentlfniuii n fi-ora Ohio,f
Mm of New tork: and I trust it ma not auf-, J
ter attho pamts of husprofessed followers,. .
.... Her Mr, S. was Inlerruotei by the nL
ration of the hourj .". m ' i. .'. '3 . J
v Mr. t5peVor: f he eismjiJe of Mr. ieffer-
son dee not justify- Ate eom-se pursued by
fheSecretsryin regard to the publication cs"
the Uvwf The cs: atldueed ware appoint
ments to-iliSice. which wers nud. In nh,l!..
tt4e o the Verdict of theeople themselvev
ano Mjjiccorjjsnco wiit tne sentiments of the
day' 'In no ease, from the yeaf 799, down?
to K'io present,' ha any Secretary, in dirrec- '
ting the publication of the laws, attempted to ;
control or influence' th' press,, lt was a-
mongst be first acts of Mr, ieflersors admini
Juration, t remove the Shacktea which had
been imposed opon it, and to leave it free"-
Jle went upon the irtatftn; that whilst reason
was ten ire to combat ernwi neither the rei
Y uciwecn una nut lu-,....;.!!.'..: tt,. ... , .
and that of Exccudve noinirtation. to office, tTT LT . X
a legitimate exercise -of patronage, and ' that
should leave the matter to the, decision of
th HoosCiJiut fof jlhe neccsnHy of pursuing
sninectt .nase:. .; v
the buse? The gentietnan
did Notice the National . Intelligencer
ajid the Kentucky Arguf tid'4hongh
.he attercptil iii apology for theecre
. .b .rould not , say tho, changes in
those cases were ipstiliable, .lio gave
us" an eulogy; on the rK4i,r,of ,
jBtelligencer; the lligh character ol their
papcf, and the general confidence which
it fnu.vc in the estimation of ttie public;
h'rertVinded re that ilte1 senior Editor
Wr anative my .own State, and it
quires whether I topwderett them to be
inPuonred br the paltry sum U,8Q w
im dollar!.?: The jrei'tUeman need not
ha VP rpniifulrd 1T10 ;f tlllS faCt .tO rt
utrfee toy leeJings, or to operam wpwji
my 'judgment.'" Tlie-: better "partol
iiiH innior Editor of that patitf it !SO
a tistivttor nV StateVand they are con
ipnt jivifS im v i.feelin!rs towards them
Vm hi., i mistaken in surposina tl
umAiiht rmid, for the niiblkation f the
laws and;vvxecutive vadyertwehitinte
iith' other ni intinr' which usually fol
fows as a consequence, db?s pot greatly
vceeU tlie sum lie natneu... itu v
however, material to. wy inrrktse vu
1 will notice" wJiat the fcentleman XfM
Ohio said i n ;gard l to . ; t 'he Kentti ic y
Argus meiyjto state uie tacts. ; 'i
The gentleman tola the umise. the
editor ni (he'Argtis had long publislied
the laws of the j tJnion. and had also
publifhel thev laws pf his own ftate
I'hat he had been removed by the J
gislafure'as printer for- the Sutej erro
the Secretary, was lusunaoie hi iran
ferring1 the publication, of jthe laws io
annthef. MnVj'.Y.The iiientlemanYdis-
iclaimed the conclusion as the reason f
tile Seeiretary, which leaves the fact to
:peak fiir themsel'Ves. ; ,1 "he Lrgialaujire
nad elected anotlier prnter to the State;
tltou:Hit was - not - foe" njar twelve
moivibs fter; that the Secretary trans
ferred tlie nrintinft of the laws, not to
the TiVper selected by the Legislature,
iecause-in-the contest lorjjiinier, ine
Hlitorof the Argus received more than
fitry votes, and theene who now puo-
tishes tne laws oniy nve. oo mucu ior
' ' m Vf : rm.;7aVjrt w U gentlemen -who have spoken against, this
apon this olnccr for manner ia which : ?,,. X ." - . r . . ,
I he fids discharged a particular duty, aje I g Mf fc jteg the re.
inisiatieu 411 euipunng nicm , . u j i msrui oi mc gcniieijian irom n,eniucaj, nr.
analojry betivcen this case and a, call
upoij 'Jhe JVsidon$ for his reasons in
"sppoin im eiit to office. .The Ciinstitution
hasveonferred this'dnty upon the Execu
tive of - recommendins, ; and . whatevei
may be our fecliosrs to its exercise, we
hav e no" rights tetyiot erfere. ; This is a
legitimate, aource" w patronage; and
whenever exercised for the advancement
of afrierid, noeaecat) cnmplain unless
the public, interest should be tompro-
jaitted and then he is responsible to. the
neoDle. and not to tis. . Suck is not the
natnre" of he present call,, which? seek
vie
Ituckner,) Which were intended, 1 suppose,
for my -especial benefit, as a castigstion for
my teeif-rrtytn presunurg o question the
conduct of his friend', tlie ecretr rj of State.
1 win 'say 10 tne eeniieman. wnawer mv
sense mi puuiic fiuij mar rviiuirot i sunn nut.
be deterred fro'ni. it bv any fear .of his lash.
nor ahull I be indrtced to It from anv hone or
wish for hi spprob'ation, .lie has given as a
high wrought euUigyypoo tlwi ssracter ot
his friend, and at the same ttOM US' his
fame rested pon a'bssis not to be shaken by
tlie breath of his enemies, or imu'eased by the
adulation pf his; friends. I hav noishto
injure -tjie nonestiy, acquired regulation, ot
the Secretary otitatc, ey wt wny other man,
I would not. If I couW. 1 coold Dot -if.t "W3ihf,.
entrusted with a pupho
odgroeftt, n abuses, 1
Hons' to brintrthem to
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i. iuinMii.f anl nnfl In. irpntlpmAtL trnltl I . 0 r ' . . . . . i
V I" rt"' V 77 V t gentleman, aad to the brightness of bis etiar-
Kentucky. (mr.uiticknerj. coneidsrs ttiurie -h -o-eniii.mn hu. thffli-t,t )rbner
art iiiquisitprial exercise; of power If, J tq remind us, thaPwhilst those, goaded oi by.
indeed., tne ooiect was 10 cnarge ne owappiuMi aniDjnon am icimg u nucyiv,
. v "v. ,. ' j and forgotten,: tna fame wu -rest open me
Of the? duty which I diBClaim, , then brhrbttst paw of hi country's history,. I
Uiere nugni ihs wm iouinianwu,tv. iMv iirust,-ir, i nave a muuaDie aoiojuoii, j- i
argument ;oucn. a not ne caserw
there ia nothing criminal charged,1 and.
if any danger is apprehended, geuUetneB
mv move the snvins chtesfe Druvidins
he shall Comuiuiiicate nothingvhich, i'4
his; Estimation, may, linpitcate, nipiwi-
will nvrw", sir, read, ir me toiormauon
cehljfcuieiv a case
Mr? S.' read, . from the
ceedinsrs Of the House of-Rep
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tivesi for the year the toHowwg.j
.r t 1Sf3 Ir.
anas ivu ti ,
tfloK ' aupmilteu uie.ioiipwing resuiu
tlon; Viz. "Y ',r' ' : ' k
7nfci-TJit sK! Sceretarv ef the Tls
iry he direttMl5 to prepare ad ny lH,-ore this
have hot the Vanity to believe, that any hum
ble part it may be my lot to perform Upon
this stagfe of actioh,'will transmit my name to
siler ages. . l WQuid prefer, nowever xnat my
wc Dull .UVUIU mtttnt hiin vwu.ivi uvi. rw.
aTsVt. ao deep that aa whisper should reach
the snriace; sooner thaiir live as some IB n't
will live in th heraldry of fame. Y,6ir,
in Vminr - Ml ere history- Will Indeed tell posterity that they
in poiQl. U ere Jtist4d snd danin ttti etemal fame
I Jorna vl tor the'part-tney have acted. covet not
e -or Represtuta,- iuch im nortar.tvY' - Y H v.;'';.'.
I ne gentleman supposes taat, wnen parr
iicutaYiudi vicinal ahull be elected to the Pres
idency, we shall then bear; nothing mpre.Of
these caiat ror auuscst mat au wnj do ngnv
Mid r6pe.rr! I trust thera will be hojutft
cause for these inquiries, atid tf there should,
sumect.(Mc..'iercAeJ with much good
feeling,-but with a, deposition rather to
pot this subject by, a sirn!l matter,
than to investigate it i Y.ij. He asks if
no changed have been insdc ia North
CiVolinal ti v-jprnt" t' " gentlemaft
alludes to the paper cdiinl by llvj father
and brother of the c , i i-f the National
r-UI here rerjiv toraftinterrocatort
petJtorne k-ytlie' gentleman fom ilen-J House, lyin the ct J.r
nek .rl who irst.ddressed you oS this udk witt.be hannr diva. political millennium.
. ..1 . ; . . 1 - 1- uiunr. . iikh . . . - i. ., ., . . - r -.. - ...... I. s.
nf Je Unked Kuilcs. or as .Titaaurer. w every Dttl Uiac ue Will, feel content suowu iwcr
bank in wlucb U e pul.Ue money has beta deport
ed, at die end of each quarter, ainee die fimt day
Of ;nuart, 181Tj disUripiibhirR between geoer
and speeul deposit a puiticala- and minute So-
eopnll cacn transiisr oi ipn puuc mj
one bank to another, whit h has becn .raaile ithin
the aOrfesaid period, and the reasons' and muuves
farmMkinzthc SKroe,"S.e, ' ?
' " Saitaj tkg'i-3hH rol'on
ai)jiru'ted
1 have no dctubt persons will be found resdy
them. ,ne tens us toei
cane the Deration of iho second article of
themlcs. and Vf gulations adopted for the
roveniment of the army. ' T' gentleman
ueedbo under no pprehension,'as that rule
Was intended for the punishment pi spies, ana
he will do Uim the uxtice to say, I should
not expect to tind bun in an eamy's camp,
whether a forrirn.or tlotnrsUc enemyi and I.
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to keep the press free and beyond the jrvV :
of temptation, thst this matter is now urged
upon the attention of the House. ' For, sir; '
1 am trans to ssy.ir we .re to have a ken
nel press,'(.as it was designated by the lata '
Seeretary of State, or a vassal press ss seem
to oe ve policy 01 tne present Secretary to
mike h, men x preier tne rormer witn " v
its ficeittiousnesa, to tho latter w;th : it r.
venijty, it iftntwtlnr and it SMH'rviency". J
W ould ask, if t is tlie polifcy of me pi t cnt4 '
Secretary to restore thote to authority, Wbb
bad been mispUeed bV Mr; effcrson'or HrV . -Madison?
. If such be the police, and that It
it wth the Executive, as far a he dare go, -have
-na doubt. theit 'let ' itbeavpfd ta a' '
tangible, shape. And here, Sir, permit me
to not ice a remark which felt from tho gen'.
tletnan ,(Mr. Horsey) from Mav4'and. lliit';
gentlemsn, lit referring to a con c5pondcheefc'
which paseeW,tne yeari an, between Gen-' ' '
eral Jacko(i a-J Mr. Monroe, said that the
sentiments contained in it, operated like In'
eantation dponliUe federal party, who had -
&etrt 'tffottoced nd proscribed, ahd vIm,
T?dt,the&iwidif.ewal-ksiii . .
the Jatecontest for the Presidency, en masse,
though he ' acknowledged b was not 'of
the fwimbef. H must also ! acknnwledg
that the Ilartford Convention vnea were nor
of th numbef who discovered, I supposed
BanquoU ghost," irt the famous second setf -tion,
or perhaps, hk himself, speck of war
glimmering in the horizon. ; The gentlcmaA -did
not belong to this class, nor. t would .
feign hope, to the class of thoir approvers!
yet he, with them, remained steady in ailp. -
port or the-Fanueit Hall Chairman, where I
Shall for the present Jcava them, f ) will state'
my mierprcutuunoi tue sentiment alluded to, v
that it waa heithee onn of general invita
tioe or prosctfption. , Nor am I, Sir, to petuv J
derstood as siyirig, that t should wish to see
tnose wao diiiered trom the ohl Rcpubrcah.
party proscribed. I am free td tay that ffiere k
are Federalists of high character, of pure in.
tenuons, ana 01 aruent devotion o the eoun
try of thst class, who sought not in tiroes Of -
aw'.t .A .!,' , . li a A (V. . . 1 I . . a X- .1. ' .
I.i. w .wf w jus uiiiii.vk.ij.. ih lueir cuun r
try, snd to this class belongs a valued friend-.
now in my eye, wr. stcane of uL) who '
were willing to reler the great question Of : ,
peace or war, to theeoujils of the nation,
and when it had determined that the Rubicon
should bo crobsed, to gird on their knap
sacks and march, not under the banner of a "
Caesar to trample oil the liberties -of . their
country, but to sustain its righu and defend .
its soit-not by marc&ing up to tho letter of
the Constitution, and looking an enemy in
tne iace, dui to toe neiu ot battle. -These,
Sir, are the men who deserve the conhderieo -and
the honorsof the nation. v.'Bwt that-olqas
who on this floor, sought to paralyze "yonpV
efforts, who used their Ulents to defeat the
Noeessary ways and Ineans for a rigorous prose
cution of the contest in which, the country
was engagedt who, from this floor sought to
scatter murmurs and discontent amongst tho. :
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