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4r. fiuchannn and the Editor of the
United Statet'' Ttlepraph.
Tlie manner in which we have been assail
ed, anil the use which hi been made of the
notice which Mr. Buchanan, in hit statement
to the Kditor of the Lancaster Journal, has
taken of his letter to u, dated 16th of October
hist, makes it proper tor us to give an enlarged
extract from it. Mr. Buchanan, in that letter,
'' At this flisiance of time I could not, if I
roi:i'l, explain to you all the cause which in
duced m 13 hold the only conversation I ever
held u iih Gen. Jackson, on the anbieet of the
m-asidcntial election. It will be sufficient.
however, for your purpose, to know that I had
no authority trom jnr. ciay or ins menus io
propose any terms to Gen. Jackson ip relation
to their votes, nor did t make any such pro
position. I trust I would be as incapable of
becoming- a messenger upon such an occasion,
as it is known Gen. Jackson would be to re
ceive such a message.
I repeated the substance of this conrerea
tion to a few friends at Washington; one of
whom must have communicated it to you.
That person, whoever he may be, is entirely
mistaken in supposing the subject of it to have
been what you allege in your letter. I must,
therefore, protest against bringing tlwt con
versation before the people through the me
dium of the Telegraph, or any other news
paper. Tbe facts are before the world, that Mr.
Clsy and bis particular friends male Mr.
Ad.tms President; and that Mr. Adams im
mediately thereafter made Mr. Clay Secretary
of Stale. The people will draw' their own
inference from such conduct, and the circum
stances connected with it. They will judge
of the cause from the effects."
It will be seen (hot Mr. Buchanan's chief
anxiety was to prevent at name from ap
pearing in connexion with this subject. He
jnolentcd against that convenatim being
brought before the public, through the me
ilium of the Telcgrttph, or any other newspa
per. For ourselves, we had no control over
:uiy other papef than the Telegraph Mr.
lliichanan had not disclosed to us what that
conversation was; we had heard it detailed by
Oen. Jackson himself, and, like Gen. Jackson,
v had formed our opinion from tli conver
sation itself. Mr, Buchanan had given his
opinion, that the fact that Mr. Clay and his
friends had made Mr. Adams President, and
that Mr. Adams had, immediately thereafter,
made Mr, Clay Secretary of State, being
before the world, "the people will draw
their own. inferences from, such conduct and
from the draimttancet connected vith it "
Although we believed that the particular
conversation which Mr. Buchanan protested
aijainst being made public through the Tele
graph, or any other newspaper, formed one
of the most important crcttnne connected
'.viih the vote of Mf Clay and his friend for
Jlr. Adams, and although we rercoromttted
as to that particular conversation before we
received Mr. Buchanan' letter, we thought it
One to him to consult him personally btfore
we again referred to it in the Telegraph.
We waited the commencement of the session,
and then sought an interview with Mr. Buch
anan on the subject. His explanation, as we
have before fc'.ated, was accidentally inter
mpted, and never after renewed. It was
cv to ee the reasons for Mr. Buchanan'
leluctante that tliat particular conversationd
auotUd tie brongni oerore ine ptiuiic.- ji i
easy to see that, however pure and patriotic
Mr. B "s p'Wpose in conver 4."g with General
Jackson mtirht have been, yet it is impossible
t prevent imputations against his integrity of
purpose from being matte oy some, ii wai
conve-aation were puMislei. Under such
circumstances, till that remained for us to do,
was tn seek for the facts. . We did mke in
quiries, and ascertained to our satisfaction,
'hat Mr,. Mai kley Was the agent who was ued
by Mr. Clay to aacerta'uf what Gen. Jackson
w'mi'd do. Thnt the rumors of the day, and
reports ufJ what' Mr. Adams friends had
tendered to Mr. Clay's friends, were told to
Vr. Buchanan, for "the purpose of exciting
bin. to bear them to Gen. Jackson.: Mr.
Clay, a we have aaid, had approached the
titiieral in person, and failing to get the
desired uhinti," be wai compelled to adopt
the only artifice left, fl3 to present a rival to
the old Hero. aiiia must be done thiough
one of Gn.' Jackson' friends through one
.in whom Gen. Jackson had confidence, and it
wst for that reason that Mr,
liucnanan waa
mate friend
the House fitm Tennessee, for die same puf -
pose.. But it was to Mr. B. that tbe talea of
ovetturea, of bargains,' and intrigties, were
mm aeaniousiy pi.ed, until be was inaucea to
'ngin thifVenii, to hue been th
uti object of Mr.- BuchtiM mt-nw lor.
r iraing rr. ... tha r'aims anil nils
I". I t.iHr..MIi ttaiwlv m
, Mr. siai KH-y iijpiipwic wi inu- f , - D
of Gen. JacW. member.of
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bwoedihsi Ge 4 Jetton ioignt,orouM,
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' drtl waa te obUie Ilia' declara-
pw k mK tichcu at lite Kiolcd of te
friai ' bvoMi fitr lie nt only druitml ilt
conTcrMiion of Mr. Mwklrv, but'av h
own OfiiMoit tint it vonU oprrxle upon the
Xe of Mr. cUr knJ ki fr'.emU The chief
object of Mr. Biichtiun rem In liave been
t olify Gen Jjckt-m of the intrigue, ami
Obtain from him a declaration, tlwt he would
not appoint Mr. Aduma Secreuir of State
lie certainly Imped Hut on- would folio he
mIit, and be'iei-e.l ! the election of Oen
fckvMi ironld b a nreeirtnr con-wnueBee.
Thi, Mr. Cl.iv aid hii fnrmU clim to be
an acpitil:! llow d l Mr. Iluelunan come to
theie concbitio .is' II id Mr. r,Uy al his
friends atlthor acd Mr. It. to nuir l-rnt a to
their votes it would hxv been a corrupt
preposition Which Mr. W vvoull not bear, the
einL-rof which, -would h:ve implicated him
in the intritrue, which his ei lcncc now eon !
demns. What are the facts conftnunicated by
Mr lliichanan to Gen. Jackson?
We hope we shall be understood when we
call the mind of our readers to a very strong
point in thus cas; , Mr, Buchanin ad nita that
his object in visiting Gen. Jackao.i was to ob
tain from him a pledge that he would not it p.
point Mr. Adams Secretary of State He
tells in that he believes that pledge would
have had a happy influence upon the votes of
Mr. Ctay and his friends, who wanted the
seeond office for Mr. Clay
He tells us his reasons for making this call.
originated in the rumors he had heard, and the
important fact Communicated by Mr. Markley,
that the friends of M AJ urn had prmicd to
make Mr. Clay Secretary of St. le, if Mr.
Adams were elected; atid lest this ttatement
of facts should authorize the inference that
be was ailthomrd bv Mr. Clay an, I his friends
to fuake terms as to votes, he now s:u s that he
was not so authorized Now, let it be re
membered ,that Mr. Buchanan's avowed ob
ject, at the ti ne he had ihe conversation with
General Jackson, was to obtain the pledge,
which he nimself believed wouhl operate up
on Mr Clay and his friends to do this, it was
necessary to convince Gen. Jackson of what
he himself believed, which was that the state
ment of Mr M.irklcy was true That Mr.
Adams' friends had tendered the Department
of State to Mr. Clay that the West did no'
wish to stpaiate from the West, "id that the
declaration of Gen. Jackson, that he would
not asnoiut Mr. Adams to he Secretary of
State, would have a happy i ifliicuce on Mr
Clay and hisfiicnds. To convince Gen. Jack
son of this, it was necessary for Mr. Buchanan
to speak as from authority To suppose that
he did not so speak, is to believe that Gen.
Jackson would be operated upon by idle ru
mor, and implies that Mr B. himself was under
the same influence.
The object of Mr., Buchanan, in his late
statement, is, as far ns possible, to guard
against the inference that he would consent
to become a messenger, the bearer of a cor
rupt proposition, and hence the distinction,
without a difference, between his statement I
and that of Gen. Jackson, which has been !
seized upon by Mr. Clay and his partisans, as
an acquittal.
It will readily be seen, that Mr. Buchanan,
so far from acquitting Mr. Cla" from the
charge of bargain, expressly enforces it He,
in hi letter to tue editor of the Telegraph,
of the 16th of October last, at tlie same time
that he protests against having his name
brought before the public, saysi
" The facts are before the world, that Mr.
Clay and his particular friends made Mr. Ad
ams President, and that Mr. Adams, immedi
ately thereafter, made Mr. City Secretary of
State. The people Will draw their own in
ferences from such conduct, and from the
ciratmstuncei connected with it. They will
judge of the coupe from tlie effect "
Take this in connexion with the declaration
of Mr Markley, that as early as Dec 30th, Mr.
Adams' friends had tendered to Air Clay the
Department of State, and think what must be
Mr, Clay's situation when he can claim nnch a
letter as an acquittal? .
What are the circumstances reterreel to?
That this verv conversation forms an important
'ink. is obvious;, and that Mr Buchanan's let
ter of October, 1826, -was written for the pur
pose of prevail ing its being brought before
the public through the Telegraph, on his own
account, is too manilesl to need an argument.
He believed thrit at; Clay and Mr Adams
were guilty of the bargain, he saw in the fact
of, Mr; Clay's vote, and appointment with the
known circumstances, enough to convict them
before the public,, and he pratctted against
beinir called m s a witness. It is this which
Mr. Clay calls an acquittal! " '-r
' 17. S. Telegraph.
From the Cliartoltenitte ( V a. ) Advocate. -Mr.
Jefferson's opinion of Gen. Jack
son. Repeated ail ustona - have been
made to this subject by the frieodB of
the Administration, and all ,the influ
ence of Mr. Jefferson' great name has
been en!i'"ted against the object of tbeir
nnrelentin" obloqny and persecution.
It tsdue to the memory of the dead
that their sentiment should be correct
ly understood; it is due especially to
the living, when those sentiments are
employed to alfrct the decision oftm-
portant public'questions. The opinion
which air. jpnvrson said to have ex
pressed to Gov. Coles, has been seized
on virh 'nviuity, ana louaiy puuiisned
through the country; aar deserving great
werzltt, and calculated to have an itn
porta nt bearing on the Presidential con
troversy. The friends of Mr. Adams
have insisted 'with" earne9tne8 and
much reason, that great respect is due
to the opinion 01 one, who has been just
If regarded as the father of the republi
can party, and iybo. to a thorough know-
? ledcre of the human character in general.
,l,l,tfl an' intimate-nenn.iint.inr with
idency .atthe late
electioni It was in vain t tell tnem
that mer'rt ws' buf comparative," and
"that Mr. Jfiffer9m'aemar1;J if made at
a- on . apptcd to Gen. Jitckson as op
riousl prefernni.. to . til .othen , then m
adiua-rt, has een alike, unarail -
or m tw, JTmr to aikiiew
Im t f a & -.T ft I - 1 J 7 It- ,
"st!' remind, them ef the hiiA lfTmt af -
admirstion an J eafeea.. ia which kM-
ajm,,,. which
ksoa. and W'rt.
principles and roars .f Mr. Adam.
rhee were consi.leraUdJU an worth a
fL V. -. ..-..u-n..?Uiiin wtm a m bow er. imt aum I if
mrnnen 'a attention. It was n4 nnlr
irtaittetT that the remark wa ftxrectljr
understood, bo r hat it tu deaitMsl tu
eiprrM Mr. JeflVxMi'a deliberate rMii
ina if the relative qualification 0 Mr.
ltn anil Genl, Jackaen for the Pre
si ibne T. NeiOir r denial or ernlaa ition
would be litrnel t by (he infatuated
ptrtiran nf the, a !miiiitrtior. Mr.
JrflenutnV opinion! Mr. Je1VroV o-
ptnion! wa en'tti H f'K them, and lif ncc
ft . . .1
:ner Kept out l new crerr thing cal
related to explain U. Kr ourselves,
we hare b.-n alwaja aathtn hI, (hat frnin
DefQinber, lrli. at lea(. if not from an
-arlier peri-nl, XI r. JcTeraoti re atlr pre-f.-rreil
Gen. Jick-on to Mr. Ad ain't, .Mid
irumusly wislird his'elfrtio i We du
not, however, nppne nr cunvirttons a 1
tone to the artiin ol our adrentariea. .
Having arcitlfntallr receiveil a. cntifir-1
tnati-in of then fwii (Jiv. II iiidolith. we
reiiuestwl th fav.'r nf that vfntlrmin .
to permit Ui by the publication or Mr.
JclFtTson's real opinion as declared to
him, to counteract I he e Tec t which the
misapprehension of it, might liave pro
duced. In pursuing this course, we
were actuated as well bv a desire to do
justice to Mr. Jefferson memory, as 'o
advance the causi of him whom we sup
port. . In reply, he addressed to u the
following letter, which we now lay be
fore the public, lie stat Mr. JelP-r
s in's opinion, not once and i-quivoca'ly
but often and delib'-rately expressed,
not as compari'is Gen. J.ickvm tooth
ers, not now ... 0 -nination, but to Mr.
1 .......
Adams alone. It were needless for us
to invoke the attention of the American
ncople to the solemnly avowed opinion
f Mr. JetT-rsnn. His great talents, and
acknowledged public services, his inti
mate acquaintance with the principles of
our government &ou interests' ot the
ountry;'and the relative abilities of
tlie opposing candidates to sustain and
nlvanee them, and his unsuspected pu
rity, all coinbSiung to give assurance
f the correctness and disinterestedness
of his opinion, sufficiently claim, n '
will doubtless obtain for it, the respect
mil deferen e of the nation.
T the Editor of tlie Mvocate.
Gsmtlxicx In reply toymr. written appli
cation for a statement of certain political sen
timents titteredby Mr Jefferson some'itnein
the year 1825,. 1 must first remark, that I do
not now consider myelf at liberty after your
request, to withhold it from your paper. My
opinion has ever been this, that in a free and
equal society, upon public matters ot such ex
treme importance, the public are entitled to
demand, through any 01 their organs ot com
municatiou, the sentimen s ot public charac
ters of long and high standing, ftom them
selves; and most assuredly o, after their de
cease, from persons to whom they have been
mvserveilly made known.
1 was induced to relate what I had heard,
the first lime ( did relale it, by some 1 liberal
expressions applied to General Jackson,
conduct which Would have been pvrliaps sulj
more revolting to my feeliri 1 in regard to
Mr. Adams,- tor both are lully worthy in mv
estimation of the high honor they receive
from their fellow Citizens at present; but the
former I have never yet seen.
The occasion of which you speak, when we
were all present at the reading of Gen, Jack-
sons reply to Mr. Clay, was, 1 candidly think
the second time f ever mentioned the fact in
question. I am very sure I did hear Mr Jef
ferson sav, and I was about tbe last of
July or the first of August, 1825, but it might
have been in December, that t was lorttiiiale l
for the country that Gen. Jackson was likely
to bent lor public iitefotir years alter-, tor tn;
him seemed to bo the only nope left of avoid
ing the dangers manifestly abuut to arise but
of the broad construction now again given to
the Constitution of the United States, vhich
effaced all limitations .of powers, and left the
General Government, by theory, altogether
unrestrained. That.its.churacter was plainly
enough about to be totally -.lunged, and that
a revolution which had, been hitherto nidi
tmctly contemplated at a very great distance,
was now suddenly, and unexpectedly, brought
close to our view. ' Of Gen. Jackson, Mr. Jef
ferson often said, that he was an honest, sin
cere, firm, clear beaded and' strung minded
man: of the soundest political principles;
which he knew well, from having observed
his conduct while' a Senator of the United
States, when he wa Vice President himself.
He had no doubt, that if Gen. Jackson should
be brought into office to correct the alarming
tendency towards formidable, and otherwise
irremediable evil, beginning to develop itself
in the administration of the general .govern
ment, he Would be entirely faithful to that ob
ject. Thi -conversation took - place either
immediately auer me i,onvciiiiuu ui aiauuwu
of 1825, or in December following; and it was
the last free expression of his sentiments! e
ver heard: a calamitous change in the private
affairs of both having occurred shortly after,
which prevented my being much with mm, by
placing him through imperious eireumrtannes,
in a situation requiring him to be unfriendly to
my greatest interest. '.: J ;r- : i :i
, Having been an elector .myself in J824,
when Mr. Crawford's personal condition was
deemed so very doubtful, I know certainly
that Mr-.Jeffer.on did thenprefer Mr. Ad
Adams, after hiim Indeed, 1 never beard Mr.
Jefferson speak of Mr. Adam, from the year
1792, without acknowledging that he was an
able, teamed and honest mao, to which he
often added, before the period mentioned,
.that lf. Adams would make a safe Chief
Magistrate of tbe Union, and was the fit
of all the England meni Toward Mr,
Clay, a a politician, Mr. Jefferson constantly
manifested a yety Strang repugnance, and of
ten said that lie was merely a splendid orator,
without any valuable knowledge from experi
ence oraludv.oraoy determined public prin
ciple founded in ound political science, ci
ther practical or theoretical. , With this im
pression omiiy mind lleft Mr. Clay at Monti
cello, when I went to tbe Legislature, three
day before the soeeting of the electoral col
leges, in December, 1824. I bad heard some
little discussion between him and Mr. Jeffer
son, of those important points of constitution-
J at .3octririe nl
wckW - 41Tfl w VHMr,' 1 vratdrr.
wsused,' tat Mr, AJct, t ee Mr.j
c;wfa U W adtnowtedged laJapuiav
r.krl h b durmH W tht
trmm km pmtivr r kal U aver
eontemcUtcJ fur him anr tbr eWvatioa
I a a tiat be ba-t already rnjoved U tbe
IkMaenf Reprrarniaiire. SImmiWI Mr. Clay
amoajitrate to the World that Mr. Jafferao
nderrated bita, I ahall be aiaonjr the Irat ra
ackaew lde a genuine fecliaf at Ciie pride
at it; for he ia a Virpnian, aaj ajty atroafeat
public attachment ni all, i to the preapcrity
and hnor of Virginia. If what I bave aaid
almnlil excite rr-e tit went, 1 ahall hofcl Mr.
Clay, anl Him only, rraromwhle to tn for B-
ny imnmoer expression of that fcebag.
kft't.ft. ... . -
With great respect,.
TH. M. n VXDOLPfl, Sea.
Itthertm S?rig, July 25, i82T;
n.-ar r -Vour leiie of the tli instant
wa handed to me, laie last evening, and
I h wten to answer the inquiries a requested,
in regi-il to the case of Harris a wl tlie; other
five milaia men who weae executed at Mo.
bile. '
Tbe regiment to which these unfortunate
meo oeloned. was received into the service
hP Ml. A-.l.r. nf ih. lMnai.1
v, ..... ......... va Kifiriii'iitiii
wa nust red for a six month tour, and was
paid accord ngly, for rod service, a will sp
pear bv the in ister ami pav roll and by
Co'onel Pipkin's report to me. Thtae rolls
with Col. Pipkin' report, tbe proceedings
and sentence of the court martial detailed for
tlie trial, an I all the ircumstances connected
with tlie subject, are, or ought, to be on
record at Washington City, where I have no
amiDt Mr. iluckner ha Bad lull opnortuni
ty of examining tbem. I cnnfldentlv assert
lhat hey stamp die allegation of Mr Buckner
win talseliothl.
'h.- letter which Mr. Buckner now makes
use nfin order to injure my character, rs well
ascertaineJ to be a forgery. It was first pub-
nsnea oy mnns, editor ot the Democratic
Pre, purportingto be a letter f ro .11 the unfor
tunate larris tn me Nnw this man never
wrote but One letter to me, that I ever saw,
or neara or oetore mis puoneation, and in
that be acknowledged himself o be guilty of
tne enormous enme charged against him,
and stated hi willingness to meet the just sen
tence of the court If Mr. Buckner was as
desirous to cull the truth from the archieves
of the nation, as he is to pluck from me- mv
hard earnel reputation, he would have seen
that Gen. Winchester, wlio commanded at
Mobile at the time that this Biiuu letter is
dated, made several communications to me
after that date, and before he had anv know!
e Ige that the battle of New Orleans had been
fought. Does not thi circumstance shw
the impossibility of Mr Harrs havine know!
edge at the time stated, and still more that
he could have gained it in time to have made
it a ground of application- for mercy? The
letters of Gen. Winchester to me show that
he did not receive intelligence of the victory
until the ITth January; this forged lettes gives
me intelligence to Mr.' Harris two days oe
fore. Strange indeed, that Mr. Harris, close
ly confined in jail, should be so much earlier
informed than ihe commandant of that post.
It would give .tie great pleasure to send you
printed copies from the documents, in my
possession, properly certified,, proving what
I have here asserted, but it is impossible that
this can be done within so short a period as
that requested I trust, however, that the
statement here made will be sufficient, with
all honourable men, to counteract the false
impressions sought to be forced upon the
freemen of Kentucky by Mr Buckner. -As
a public or private man, speaking of trans
actions which concern the reputation and
character of others, every manly feeling should
remind him, that he ought to be guided by
established facts, not by the heretay of a patv
ty: and wnen ne mus produces tacts, of tlie
least plausible groun 1 upon which to bottom
such charges as those of which you have
recited, I pledge myself to be at, all time
ready to meet him t the bar of his country.
11 mav oe proper 10 remain :n conclusion
that the finding of the court proves conclu
sively that those men w re legally in service
or, otherwise, that they must hare been-
acquitted. I approved of tbeir Condemna
tion, because they were the promoter and
ringleaders ofthe mutiny and desertion, com
mitted at a period, when the safety of our
Southern frontier-was threatened at a pe
nod, wmch called tor the most energetic
measures, and when, every nerve of the cov.
ernment was streehed in the .defence of our
liberties. When they violated the law in
inch an atrocious manner, the public good de
manded their sacrifice. Had they bave done
their duty a faithful soldiers, their country
would nave rewarded mem with its proteo
lion ana gratitude. , ,. ';:..
lam, Sir, your most obedient servant,
WiiitA Owias,; -".v :''
P. 3. It Will be recollected, m the Revo
lut'umary war, at a time of gTet trial, General
Washington ordered deserter : to' b shot
without trial. Capt, Reed, under this order,
having arrested three, had one shot without
trial, and his bead brought io the General)
but he. General Washington,', reprimanded
Keed lor not shooting the whole three Gen.
Green, near Rudglyrs rnill, South Carolina.
says Gordon's history, had eight men hung, on
one poie tor aesenwn. jounsoir jitnot
Green say live Without court martial T on
ly approved of the .proceeding of a court
composed of men. who were the friends and
neighbors or those to be tried by tliem. t v
' e t Bespecifully, j
JVathvtllr, Juh If, 1827.
V Robert .Wjt Hart, Adjutant General of
the first Brigade of Tennessee Militia, in the
late Southern, War, do certify that I was at
the Eneampment, within three miles of Mo
bile, in' 1814, when a Court Martial, of which
Col. Peter pipkin was President, was organs
zed for the trial of certain Militia men, who
deserted from Fort Jackson,, sjntfer the com.
mand of Col. Pipkinthat I remained at Mo
bile and .the neighborhood until the business
of the Court Martial wa completed, and for
some time afterwards.. I wa present. at the
execay ion of the six ring lender adjudged to
suffer tlie sentence of death; but I do certify
that nart ef the? sentence of 4he Court" Mar
tial ordering the one half of the heads of a
large number of the offenders to be shaved,
and the offenders to be dimmed out of the
Camp, never was carried into effect, said de-
unquent having been pardoned by General
Ja.kioni in obedience to which pardon each
and every one was honorably discharged." '
' '.Hv'' '' - Jl. W-HABT, !
. -ti ' - Adj.- Sen, in V, 8, Service,
' " .'i
TaW ota
'til HniM W
T th bubf
pnu f tax ,tr, wu.r addressed ty Mr.
-ftl - -
ts- Bru., mrmn uocrUa k. djtrvar I
rl JackM ftm lU kmi m(hc4 by
bW twra, ToUt miiwi wU I
bre resort 4 sr- v., aack a tring the
cty( ke, . Akwugb thia, ad tviadrcd ot
other UW tons were iai careulatioa, aaxl
(abneated by the idle goaarp, and froea
wlMMB) Mr. -Skinwith, m doubt, aviat bare
had hiaiatforanailAA, vet, I bc&v ery few
seep, tite persotiai eaeaMca 01 befa Jack
son, ever holiawed the tobe foinde4 m
trHihj hut the ktu-r above alludod tv nar
led me xranB 10 tbiak that such were
the intention of thai General, I deem it a duty
owe to tbe Ucaeval and the pubbc, testate
a conversatawi which took place at the liaca
between Major Ur aad General JscJiton,
in wlach 1 acted as interpreter,- ll will prove
every candid mind, toe Improbability thai
uch were hi intent ion , 1 .''. '.
Whva Ueneral Vilieae had eowiplTted the
lipe Unes, bw aeaA hat Aid, Major, Villere,
o wen. jackn to tntorra ixm at iu ami re
quested to know if it was the General's inten.
lion t fall hack 'upon Ibem, being much
nore lur oKUbie and better calculated to sus
tain an attack than those he. then occupied.
.enerai Jacksoi tleaiml ins to tell Mator
v mere ne oki not oonbt their Wnr so, that
lie wa exceediaclv o ilired t tieneral Vil
lere for the seal, judgnvtut and expedition.
wun wtuoh he bad finished tliem,aiid to re.
turn the General hi aincer thanks, with a r
quest to continue there himself with the
troop then under hi command; but for hii
oki part, he wwuld remain where he was,
ti. on I me were lUrowj tin by f baud
who were determined to defend them or ie
in the ditch, and, that, if the enemy crossed
them, it would be over hi dvad body! 4
sucn, as nearly a 1 can now 'recollect.
were the words er the substance of what past
ed at that tune, and I am confident Uie sen
timent expressed by Gen. Jackson,' wa the
one felt by those brave men. who were then
and There hi companions in arms, and for
the truth of ibis assertion I appeal to hundreds
ol them who are now in this city, manv of
whom had wive, mother, sisters, and prop.
erty at stake me City, and who, I .might
venture to ay, never beanl, until they return,
ed to town, the idle story ol firing it. ' For my
own part 1 can aifejy say 1 did not, although
from my personal' acquaintance with the
General himselli and many of those who
were nearest hi person, I had a good an op.
portunity of knowing a any one 1m. '
Mr. Clay, when he stated in his Lex
itig'on limner apeecn, tnutnotnuig was
s.ud against him, pending his nomina
tion before the benute, was guilty til a
palpable and willul' misrepresentation.
He knew, that senator Uuakph, ot v.
Carolina, spoke agmii the nomination
ailed it 8 corrupt one, and comment
ed on the, appointment, as a matter ut
bar train.' These tacts were known and
spoken of in. Washington City after
the injunction ol secrecy was removed
yet Mr. Clay has had the boldness
to assert, iu. the face of the Western
people, that no objection teat maue xsi
hrs appointment as Secretary of State,
As this falsehood . was told, to sustain
one previously promulgatedthat a spe-
cuio. accusatiuu ; nan never uccu (iiauv .
against him by '4 responsible accuser
we shall again revert to it, lor tue pur
pose of expoiiug more fully the object .
which tire gentleman had in view.aod
tn satisfy thepublictliat tins assertiou,'
like bis plcaot hot guilty," is not eii
titled to credit-trrfMi'wite (Kd.V&dv.
We hae now before us another ii-
stance of the inu isuing character ol
Mr. Clay.'iorV. rather, of "one of his
friends; for he, "Oott man, Would scorn
to "dip his hands jnto dirty water. ; The
reader, has not forgotten . the appeal
made by Mr. Clay's friends in Kentuc
ky, to tW friends of Mr. 'Crawford
urging that gentleman to withdraw in
favor of Mr. Clayt. . The appeal, it
will be recollected, had po effect, fur
ther than to create a general belief, that
Mr, Clay, had placed his heart'j upon
the Presidential thaiir,i,and that tio;
incans would be, left untried to eifeu
his purpose. Finding hee would
not listen to his overtures, we next find
his agents trying their ..influence, with
the electors. On this' point, we have
the 'following t tatemeotironi the Hal -,
timore Republican,' edited, we believe,
by a Virginian, -who appears to under
stand what he is about: j , i ;
There I one fact connected with, the late
election, which we have never seen bublish-
ed, nd which aflord stronggrouiida for
inspecting tn purity ot that election, . We
have been informed, that at the time the -
lectoral college Of Virginia met f Richmond,
in! 1 824, Mr.r Trimble, the member of Con.
gress from Kentucky, whose preciou confes
sions we mentioned the Other day, appeared
there, and as wa uppocd at the time, as Mr.
Clay's agenC .'lle that, however as it may, he
was at Kichmond at tliht critical tune, and
persuading the electoral college to give (heir
votes for Way. He told that Crawford could
not be elected if he wo returned tothe
House, and that if ..Virginia gave her vote for
mm, iiay would oe excluded from the House,
"In which event. I said Mr. Trimble 1 w shall
have to Vote for Jackson( for before 1 left
Kentucky, there ws a talk about the L
gisUture'a instructing u 10 that effect.??
Some of the member of the oolh ge remon-
nraiea wun Mr. irimble upon the absurdity
of obeying such instruction, and entered into
some argument to show that they would not
be bound by them.! Right tr"K; (said Mr.
I rirauie,) tft? Item, w thalt obey tkem.
f The legilature of Kentucky did give, the
iniructioiis, and by an almoii atttammou vote
Mr. Trimble and such of the Kentucky
delegation as MrOu could control, dtd din.
ooey UieSe instructions.
Tbere's ne'er a villain dwelling in all Den.
?,. mart,- .:r, lf iih -j.,- -
Out he's an arrant knsve. y:' ",T -'4 wfb
yThe Winchester Virginian, in noticing
the embassy of Mr, Trimble to the Virgi
ma College of Electors, presents tu with
the follpwins additieual fact; . ,;
above artJ b take fro lb Bal.
dmor Urtmaltcii
Tbe fat's rated attSU
th lriaUe-dtUra4ions at ti tbrl csa . A
he exablisawd by a erore ef a rs;rcaS)
fn leaac a Bay in Virgin,.' flier is -m'
Ut Bakirtrd by She aaiilrr of the RrpwM)
wt ta wwrthy ef oarrvaXKM. via. inar MK r
Trimble hrpwaM With tun t lUchsno 1 foV
lev ft iaAroduction to aaoat of itvr p o-moeat .
gesUcmca ie Ibal plto,from Mr. Luj . t .
jtCKsof mr.TTxn iv pirruv'i)F.LPUTl.V
HLaavaa Itorit., cm atw. 1 4 .
IT. 1 til
XI M H WW. rWII M HA tll.l. ..I (lu. t-tt.-
te.n4tf the 1st, fid. and 34 Conirics-.,
, .m v- v. IW VIM . , .
inai Hiatricis, nietiaa 01, ud, AA'j,
jLnci ss 1 nei'i iQi eeuinj, 4
Aieisauer Covk, Kq. was rsUed mi tn v x-
Chair, and Richard Pilmtr and PuteT.f
uy ppoiui-d secretaries. , .
Th call tf . the meeting bavin? been 4 -
read by si be Chairman, th..follomgu'
reWatiotas were presented to the meet-
tng, which were onnnoulv adup'edt '
YVoercaa, h ha kre anaouneed In the public .
nrartLMhat Henry Clay SMetid alurtly to v.ut T
PhUaiMuliiai and S baa beea rrinite4 to Out " -
mroUnc. thai tb Darttaan ot tbo ptwacat sSnax I "
iatratam of the general pjremraaul have, wahia "
fc dava, beld m r biot srrrc merunrt lor '
U pnfDoae af making urangr laenU tor a tinnier,' :'
vnica uwy roooa t give him, waa e view it f V.
froouM aa waireaiua b tber sutea, .tliat tb .
iUimhoT the metropolis of PeantylrhnMSppnive '
ot th DBdiiet ol Mr. Clv Snd Mr. AiU.bitll ' .
birelatioa M tbe means by wbioh they Mlauied ,
rheir preaeat elevatioo and the policy they Jtavwf '." ,
MeenurMedi and aberea this laat-unj think it .
prnper that aacb a enxmeoas impreaaion ahoal4 ' ' '
oi be siide4 to go abr4 tmeoatradieteti) H
. Mmfvtd, 'That a Commit tts be annouited.. ,
whoa dy h (hall b to aaeertain whether ay t a
tempt to misrepresent tlie feelings and opnuon -
of thekie of tlui dialrivt by a pultli enier. '"
tainmsnt to Jtmry Ciag be eoutewplated: wkh . T
full, power,'1 at their discretion, to take ucb net-' ' .
ure m my aJforit tbe people an opportunity, a - "
a signal mancwr, to aouau t-aot the designed eifrtt y
of any meH mtmuMis, and with liberty to evil a - '
meotatg ef tht: friaad of ANDKEW JACKSON
for that purpom, whenever they may deem it cx .. '
pedieat..- vv . :. : .j
. Tim following named citiaeua were pioinb:.t ,
ed to carry th aaid reaohition into effect, viy i
. ilere follow the name of tOO pron4. ' '
lleahvd, Tliat this meeting view with equal ' "
flisgastaud appreliensba, die electioneering jour- nt . '
nie of the beads of lcartuints with tltqult V
that they should so fcr forget the respect due to"!. , '
to the people &t the dignity oftbeir high tatio,i ' "
s nerionally to toliat aontinunnue m etfioe . . v
Ana with apprehentUn, tiist fnilm- in thi mhetne. t '
tosenttnue themselves in ofiiee. their srabilioa "
will incite thumte mart own and fatal attack nav i.
the right of euffwye and the sovereignty of lh. v
,:i itt national jnteutgencerl t ;
mortifying in the extreme to eontem- '
template the fallen condition 'of thi
press. f 'It was but the other day thaf, bf u
suppressing the .rctnrna of one entiieV j '
Country ,4' thej y eahibited , a 'show of :
strength for the only candidate the. I'k
Coalition r.niild hrino foi-waiid in Tun.'1 '
Desiee..Convieted ofTthia supprcssiori,
they came forward with a lame apolngr
To-day, they say that Mr. Bell is elected ,
4' S mainrite nf tOfKl tnlM mi., hta
etmerit, Felii Qriihdy-a result whoi-"' i; f '.
ly unexpected to us, Mr. urundy brin ;'
t warm supporter; of Oen. Jackson, and V - :
having taken his stand in favor, of thi ; ..
Richmond - doctrine concerning ; Stato - t
rights. X'l CfiJ', T:' -"t: ' V .'.
ft- it is by'such' toisrepresenUtiort
the Editor of the lntellmencer would 1
deceive their readers. ;They do'not saV . -
Jackson; this they' know to be afalse -
hood, that would instantly be contradio-' '
ted; but ther'atafe that Mr; Grundy wail' i
the friend of . General Jackson, intendinfi 'j
ihov ueir icuuurs buouiu Uraw U10 111''
fcrenc that Mr. Bell waa not. if
' tjienerat; Jacksoir has . no wafmet-, P v
friend thai Mr. Dell. leia a native of; -Tennessee,
and his circular letter to the ' 1 ?
people leaves the Editors of the Intel-1 ' r
ligencer without apology for their mis ' V -representation.
U & Telegraph.' '
. vvuura 111 wis CAUlilllll OgamSC ,
at because, we did dot notify Gen. Jackal
son of Mr.' Buchanan's letter; Where
was theliecessitypf thatJMr. Buchan-.;:
an had not desired us to communicate '
his letter Jo; Gen. Jacksoif. 1 He had ?
only protested, that we should not brin-'
that conversation before the public!
through the" Telegraph; and, 'fclthuughj
we were committed before the ,publio ,
upon the subject, we did not (as wts'
now rei -)llect bring It tx-fore, the pub- ,
lie in any notice in the Telegraph af-
ter the receipt of Mr, Buchanan letter,
up to the time of the publication of the
Fayetteville letter VVe knew that the
statement In that letter was substantial-
Iv true, and we did not hesitate to en- i
dorse it; Tlie subsequent introduction? '
of Mr. Buchanan's name, and the pub4 -i
licatioa of the conversation, folltrwed a9
a matter of course2. 1 ' ; 'i
-' " .".''., ""' 1 "ill' i)i par S q,'- 4- ,. ft M.J'
We arc informed oi good autWJfr -
grams ior laanus lying in uarroll eountj, -beyond
the New !;Treaty line. There i3
is some mistake in the matter hich
the inore u n at;cou n table: e$ th e f 1 ar on
Telegraph,- from whjch we5 took what"
we supposed to be the fact, etaCes it pos-I ' , 1
itivelv, and gives the name of M. John-? Vi
tpn Ilantoc if Macon, as one, e( thosev 'V .
to whom soch grants had been relused.
Wa Ia,,: 'fi9 in AvnlAhvlAil'. Sl.i .-v! ' ..-..
- -"-- - V' - . 'j lIC!,-'
.Milledgevillepapefsrtftfjtftf CliroflJ 1 .
k-CoWW'tiiti: PttHWii 'meaning
honey for thi tungi. Is said to bt an tin- ' ,
porlant discovery as specific loVcorr
sumption.' ' It is a compound, .the ef-T' ; -, '
fects of which are said to be toprettnl VC
the, fbnrjition of tubercles itt the Jirnge,J
or to heal them, -and to remove grndbaU 1 r
ly all symptoms of decline.;,: it rtn iyjx2l
be taken tu syrups. or ehcolatefc ini
may be inhaled en a pleasant perfume. V
' ' ,,1 ' . i-&tim . Glmtaman, '
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