,U vm known to Cenertl Jickioti, he dlt
J of tha oroceertinr. A cartel
tul been ilstied for the chni;e of
prisoner, md each one vho should be
kept under pretence of such enlistment,
would prolong the captivity of one of our
flow-citizens. However, Iht English
prisoner who bed signed their nsmes for
enlistment, complained of tome decep
tion but their act wat known to their
fnow-vldicrt, and they fered punlih
men! If they were etchanged. Under
these circumstances, the General, confi
ding in the magnanimity end generosity
of the DritUh commmder, end judging of
tie character and feeliirg from.hjiowti,
cqaainted him with the eircttmstsnces,
' and Mid haf ft would anW bin. tha
.highest eetUractioo to- learo thai no, Ja.
quiry etwmld bo mad to the prejudice of
the men, on their return. Ilia confidence
vaeoot mUplecel-htri U en XoUowinit,
by vhkh brave arv4 booorwe men anow
etch other. General Lambert answered
Mm nearly la theaT worit rOtr thiKtfltffjirftfet that k-ia yetU.bar.-
eubject of the prisoners I hatt-owy to f rier against .the. degeneracy ofpublte
rfrc:cr.;cJ Kcrs ly tr.J t.-a
(Mr. L. ait dawn amldit the loudeat
chceri, wMcli were continued tong after
he hid taen bia teat )
We eelect a few more of the toaata
drank on th1 occasion.
Andrtxt yion The neit President
of the United Sutra. The eeme talent
whkh nealed distentions, created re
sources, Inspired- confidence, and led
peaceful cltizc-ne to gloriou victory, will
unite the patriotiim of the country direct
III energi, and aeconded by Legitlstlve
wisdom, conduct us to prosperity and
reign known to our laws ic-no
tremble- who havexlisobeyed it, for the
The President of 'the day," In btfiiTf eT
the Committee of Arrangements, gate
UWf The reault oi the late eiectiona in
remark that fee lib a; and honorable con
duct which baa characterised every trait
action in which I have bad the honor to
be concerned with you, you may rely
upon. It I ahall take no retrospective view
of the conduct of any of the men returned,
and ahail End reaaon for diecontinuinjj
an Inquiry, should it be brought before me
io any other manner.
Who la there, on reading thla cor re a
pondence, who doea not admire the hu
mane feeling of the one, the courteous
compliance and gentleman like language
of the other of tbeae brave men. then at
the bead of hostile armies I Who is
there who can believe that he who was
tbu tender of the live of hi enemy'
soldier, would unneceeearilv and cruelly
take those of hia own? Who Is there
whrkwa.U4aMialryaod AU jcountrj.'j
honor, who doe not spurn the foul ca
lumnv which at once would tarnish both f
I ahiuld occupy more time than auch
to occasion would allow, were I to relate,
-ail thoeircumataocet.whih show hi bu
inanity : to the wounded prisonera" who
Were taken, to the number that were frfi
to bia care when the enemy retired, and
"luT'toneiant and unwearied- attention to
the men 'under his command.- He trea
ted and spoke to them aa hia children j
and that they returned hia confidence by
good conduct may be inferred from the
honorable and extraordinary fact, that not
aingle punishment waa inflicted for a
miliary offence during the campaign.
One more allusion to those days, and I
If there be any occasion in which a
man may be excused If he should forget
the "moderation and humility which only
. accompanles true merit, it is the mo
ment of triumph, when a conqueror who
hat led bia countrymen to victory, and
. baa aaved bia country from ..subjugation,
is received by the grateful acclamations
of. hia fellow citizen on his return
When bis way ia aire wed with, flower by
the hands of those whom he has protec
ted from violation j when the " pealing
anthem swells the note of praise,"-and
-jhe Incense of the altar perfumes the air,
afTucfTiriime aslhTsT he ""musTbave"!
large ahare of eelf command who is not
Intoxicated, with popular applause, eleva-
ted; in hit owiropinidri" by the praise he
' receives, and Incline to attribute to him
aelf all ihd merit of an achievement in
trhicb be had the principal, but not the
only ahare. Yet, on auch an occasion,
the man who baa been repreaented as the
proud ferocious warrior, arrogating all
thlhga to himself, regardless of the rights
of others, and unmindful of hia dutv to
Ood Or man, when melat the door of the
Temple by the venerable prelate who
bore witness to the piety with which he
had ascribed to the Divine Power the
aucress with which he had been blessed,
presented him with the Victory's Crown
of Laurel, when all thing combined to
raise hia opinion of himself, and make
Mm forgetful of what was due to others,
he did not place on hi own b'ows the
crown that was offered, but modestly re
ceived it on behalf ofthe " brave men,"
(whom he honored with the endearing
title) of " his brethren in arms, and ex
pressed bis chief satisfaction to be, that
the victory was obtained with so litte loss,
- and "that not a cypres leaf -was. mingled
In the chaplet that was presented to him.
Now, aa hypocrisy is not one of the vices
with 'which he has been reproached, we
must presume these expressions of nietv
opinion from our original and free prltv
By Mr. Calhoun, Vice President of the
United States. The General Governments
Created to advance the interest of the
whole, it may last for ever, by confining
its anion to ita appropriate sphere, and de
fusing its benefits equally to all of the
By Andrew Stevenson, Speaker of the
House of Repri aentatives. The teterved
rithtt tnd tovereignty of the Stale: The
life boat of our Union and Independence,
and the moat efficient barrier to national
By Mr. Chcvet. The beat Statesmen
of the late war. The hero of the Army
The Hon. Mr. Isscks, of Tennessee.
hcincalled on for a toast, (and bv many
tor a speecn,rov
see haa no lanru
measure or her grateful feeling
tongue that speaka for her is in the n
jTly the Hon, Mr. Xsraorw ,- Tkt.&tA a1
January. May it be hereafter celrbra
Jed, not Jes ,fq.r. J.h,e J.riutnphoJjhejpea
pic over their, domestic, than their for
eign enemiee. . . '
By the Hon Mr. Sprigp. The amiable
contort oj the fialriotic and chivalric Jack
ton: " Uav curses couple with bis ntme,
Who blights a helpfen woman's fame."
By the Hon. Mr. Hamilton. May our
country have passed to its credit, the
difference between that man who has
vanquished a living Hero, and him who
is onlv able to spit hia venom on the
grave of a dead one.
B Hon. Mr Branch. Littleton Mallet
Tazewell. His head,' a council; hit In
tegrity, a shield.
'ciiuio then a
. . .. t .
iiousB or jitPRKsrjrrATiTEs.
JlLnJaitJan. A great many petl
tlona and rr solutions were presented and
referred. After which, the Houae reaol
ved Itself into Committee of the Whole
on the bill for the relief of Marigny
D'Aoterive. This is the question which
occupied the House, In Committee, cu
ring part of , Friday I discussion having
risen on the llo"te cuimeo oy Mr.
Livingston for injury done to a alavt.
The discussion wis resumed with tome
varmth. and the Committee, after aome
ohaervationt by Mr. Wright of New-York,
Mr: ItandoIplj.'.Wr- Storr, and Jftr jDr
ton, who only opened bit argument, Trove",
repotted progrest ba4 Obtained leave to
sit again. "" -'
. Tuetday Jan. I. Mc Hamilton offered
a resolution! to refer it io the Committee
on the librayHftfooelder ihe expediency
of em'rAylnf Wsshingtoo AHtoo o paial
s Pictue of tb Battle of Hew Orleans,
tfrteVared ItrVne of the vaeanmlche
in theKoiurwia JUr. Ingertoll moved an
tmencment, to atrike out the name of
the arist, and insert " tome suitable art
1st." Thl modiftcttion was accepted.
Mr. tlwight moved to amend by adding
the bttlet of Banker Hill, Monmouth,
Prin&ton, and the attack on (Quebec i and
Mr Iremer, in order that posterity nUht
have i fair opportunity of judging of that
tranwetion, tuggeited that another (win
ting le placed along aide of the victory
of Njw Urletn, representing the m-e
ting if the Hertford Convention, which
wa h full aeaaion at the aame time. He
therefor moved to amend the amendment
by adding, and alto the meeting of 'he
Hartford Convention Mr Everett also
suggested ikst the resolution be made
more genetal Mr. Storr moved to
amend the resolution, by making the in
age to express the full Khl b proper subjectsrA motion for
grateful feeling the -djournment was then made Ayes 91 j
Navs 92. Sir. namilton then moved to
suipend the rule which limits .the time
devoted to motions and reaolutiont to one
hour. " His dbjecTwl'r to obtain- vo-.eqn
the resoiutiori. The Houae refused to
auipend tlie,rule, and thefl adjourned. -
y eanetaay, Jan. i. J he uouae waa
entirely ocrtpird with' the' resolution of
fered by Air. Hamilton on i uesday, re
ferring it to the Committee on the Libra
ry to inquire into the expediency of em
ploying a suitable artist to paint the battle
ot .ew Urleani for one of the vacant
pannels of the rotunda. A great many
attempts were made to take awav the ex
elusive character of the resolution, by
rmbiaring in it the battle of Monmouth
Bunker-Hill, Princrton, Quebec, Bridge
water, Chippewa, and the Naval battlea
on Lake trie and Lake Charoplain, but
all of them fatted The resolution was
then amended on motion of Mr. Randolph,
by making the referrence to a Select
Committee. The - final "question. - after
the Ayea and Noes had been Taken five
times on the several amendments, was
then put, and the resolution was rejected.
A,es98 Noes 103.
ThurtdaysJatl- 10 The day wes ocru
1 1 : i a a c ,
i tSrjctc r .f I'
r -ttt t
eJ, Thut tt.a Com-
Th . ) If. . I -
rriU'.n on l uliiic i.xpcnainires, no
have, by the 63th rule of this Hume, thla
subject more particularly committed to
their charge, than any other Committee,
be requested forthwith to Inform this
llouse whether it be compatible with tbeir
other dutiea, to enter upon that sort of
rigid examination necessary, be comport
ing with the several law making appro
priations, the disbursements under them,
nd the voucher In tupport of them, ac
, The citizens of Rowan county ho ar Menl
ly to the election of Jlnthev Jackttn a Freti.
lident, and JU C. Valhtun aa Vice President'
ii Mtm vnirra oiaiea, ar rcitieatea to atlemj s
public meeting at the court-liouaa in the town
of Btliabury, an Friday, the 23d da of Fcbrut
ry nest, for the purpose of appointing Dele.
Sste to confer with auch others at may be
rslgnated In Davidaoa and Montgrme7 coun.
ties, in nominating a candidal tot Jackao and
cording to the eplril and intention of the J CaMwun Elector Fa this district i and la adopt
MondayYJan 77 Mr- Johnson, of Ken
tucky, moved the publication of a docu
ment now in the Wr Office, containing
a list"t)f the officers nd soldier of the
nevoTuttrriwfio are entinecTTo
and humility to be aincere, ancTlbey do
Certainly give a new lustre to hit merit.
r I cannot, gentlemen, I ought not, to
conclude without paying that tribute
which I know my constituents would
blame me for omitting on their behalf, to
the gallant volunteer from Tennessee,
and the brave" troop from Kentucky and
Mi.isaippi, who aided in those times tbat
tried men' ouls. Never will their ser
iceJ be forgotten v and tb am f
Coffee. Carroll, and AdauS will be for
ever associated with that of Jackson, in
our memory, and taught to our offspring,
to the latest posterity, who will be bred
tap to indentify themselves and their in
tarest with the West.
Gentlemen, 1 have felt deeply, felt
gratefully, your kind attention to my con
'etitucuts, tod only regret that they are not
which.resulted- in-thf adoption of a mo
tlofi made by Mr. Branch, to refer the
propriety and the manner of the public
tion to the consideration of the Judiciary
Committee. Some time was spent In
Thursday, Jan. 8 The Senate did Do?
sit to day.
IVrtinctday, Jan. 9 A bill was repor
ted, from the Committee on Naval Affairs,
for the relief of Mrs. Susan Decatur, wid
dow of the late Com. Stephen Decaturt
Several memoriaja in favor of, and sever
al in opposition to the Woollens Bill were
presented, read, and referred. A resolu
tion was adopted, on motion of Mr. Eaton,
in relation to the repair and preservation
of the Pennsylvania avenue. An hour Or
two was slso spent in the consideration o
TAurtday, Jan. 10. The bill for prin
ting ar.cr binding 60,000 copies of the
Military lactic wits considered, amen
ded, and ordered to a third reading. The
consideration of the bill for abolishing
Imprisonment for Debt was resumed;
and, after a longdiscussionaome amend
ments were adopted, and the Senate "id
journed without taking the question on
ordering the bill to be engrossed
Friday, Jan. 1 1. The bill for printing
pied in the discussion of motion4em
-,. . aa
Lands, whereunnn mm debit .rowJiL JW-tertintOT!rKIVen
n. fc. j .a zr.rLZe . . tor tl
and binding 60,000 copiea oflhe Militsry
Tactics was read a third time and passed.
The consideration af the bill for abolish
ing Jmprisonmet for Debt was resumed,
and, after a long debate on amendments
which were offered and rejected, it was,
oo motion of Mr. Noble, postponed to,
and made the order of the day for Tues
day next. . The Senate adjourned until
arious meraorialt and petitions were
presented and referred to tbeir appropri
The President communicated a letter
from the Secretary of the Treasury, trans
mitting statement of the affairs of the
several incorporated Banks of this District,
up to the close of the year 1827.
The Senate, at in early hour, Trent in
the exportstion of certain slaves, and
on the -bill for the relief of Alarienv
frid&y. Jan. 1 1. The House was oc
cupied in discussion, In Committee t( the
wnoie, oi me om lor me reuei or mang
ny D'Auterive. Mr. Livingston withdrew
his amendment, stating that it bad led to
a discussion of a character which he bad
not anticipated. Mr. Curley immediate
ly renewed the motion to amend, stating
that if the question, was calculated to pro
duce excitement, it was then loo late to
remedy the evil. The committee was
addressed by Messrs. Bunner, of New
Yoik, Dorsey, Livingston, Ourley, Ran
dolph, and Ingham. On motion of Mr.
P P. Barbour (lour or five riains aimul
tancously to address the Cbair) the Com
mittee rose, reported progress, and ob
tained leave to ait again. A Reaolution
waa1 introduced by Mr. Sloane, of Ohio,
calling on the Secretary of War for aome
information on the subject of the Court
Martial on the militia men at Mobile, Sec
which will be taken up on Monday.
Mt Lea moved the following resolutions'-
which j by ihe rule lie on the table j
one day i j
I. Hetohed. ThL the Secretary of War
aald rule, and the object herein specified j
And also tb report, if necessary, what fur
thet . provisions ,nd arrangement era
wanted to add to the economy of the De
part ment a. and the accodntabiilty of their
SMHCer. :1 w-TTr.itKwiwutrgDn-j
The question being takenIt was de
cided in the affirmative, df to 53.
The House adjourned until Monday.
aT-" " Moarfayj Jawwary
A number of petition and roemoi i
were preseDtedr.whlcb. wre rtfened to
the - appropriate committee. . MrTPuc
hansn presented a memorial praying for
further protection for agriculture by in
creasing the dude on spirits, hemp, and
other ankles. Mr. Drayton presented a
memorial from the Legislature of S. Caro
lina, against any further increase of tariff
duties, tec Mr. McDufbe, from the
Commi'tee of Ways and Mean, reported
tin appropriation bill for 1831 which
w tke read and committed.
Mr. Sloane resolution calling for in
formation from the Secretary of War,
relative to the six militiamen called forth
tome debate, until the hour had elapsed!
for considering retolutiont postpontd it.
Mr. Wickliffe made a motion to amend
he resolution, which Mr. Sloane opposed.
Several report .were presented and re
ferred. Mr. Randolph after several re
marks on the manner In which - bit
inr auch other metmvet aa may ba deem1
edWaable in promoting the cause of the Fieri
miMwy 1S28. ,
ADMINISTRATION MEETING -
The frieads of the adaninlatnaion, and thoM
.whOJire opposed to lh election of AM-
Jftrvanit mm ftMtfu1nl th TT. I.J . - -
requested to attend at the court-house in the
towe of SalUbury, on Wednesday, the 30th div
of Febrijuy; 1828, to devuw such mfkirttu
they ay tW M calculated to attain
IS) if;----'fc'-".-'--j.,.... A-...?.ZZj.
Januorf ii, 1828. tl.
J.ICfSOA MELTIAO I. IBEDSLL
Purvuajit to previa notice, on Monday t'.e
2lst Inst, a large ami resectable meeting of
citizen of Iredell county, friendly to the elef!
tioa of Gen. JmtrrJatknn to the next Pm.
deney, aaierobled at the court -houM In Statei.
Cen. George L. DavMaoti wu eafled to the
chain CoL Abaer F. Caldwell, WsTlwB
aon, Em. and Capt Milton Campbell, weroS'.
pointed aecrttsriea. P
Tl meeting being thoa erfMlied, Umwl
Kmg. Eaq. eiplained the oblectof the meS?
tou l",,?.PJU,n yiLf "Jmated addrel
which added much to the dignity and m7
On mot ion of John .Mmhat, ttq. , committee
waj appo.ntcd to prepare and pTeient an addret
ami reaulutions expraaire of the wUhca W the
meeting. Tb following pCrwnl m the
nominated atyi appointed to compose said com
mittee, vis i John MuhL Eaa. S.m.i.l
tion to refer the st iodine rules of :he 1 t..iw - p .- JlZZzrJ-40: '
House to a Select Committee, which wat i
adopted- The Hue then adjourned.
Can a atf be Ctuidertd at private fnpert) t
Our readertnyrecolHrt, -thaK In
i .'u lit, .vi.iuu ut iiih ,aai wuuji 'J.i-,:- ". " , m "m K " w wir tnffr
M.rtindale, frown the committee of cl.lms 1 aHdaTuiowa,- and ably
reported adversely to the claim orLlsrche,
whose negro waa pressed into service ar
New Orleans and there killed, oft the
ground tbat Acgroet were ftenmt in
nhoie handt Government hod nfht to
place armt in time of roar .'An animated
debate ha arisen, during the present
in which the question
a slave can be considered as private prop
erty or not ?" The debate arose upon an
amendment offered by Mr. Livingston to
a report of the committee of claims upon
the petition ot Marigny D Auterive, whose
alavo had been Impressed into the service
of the United States at New Orleans do
ring the last war, and wat then injured.
The committee were willing to remuner
ate Mr. D Auterive for tome other prop
erty injured at the tame lime, but not for
nuraoci, uy. Tinner uarawen, mo.
aixieiina, uq. wiuiam F. Cowan, Mcholu
Norton, Capt. Andrew King. John Vo,, f.
John Feiawier, and Bcarlet Gla-.ock, ten.'
ter having retired for.eome time, ihe" eoi(r
tee returned and presented the following ad
lrea and resolution t ..'.' '
The design of our meetine
rjiUriLrwBL-ana .--abrwi- -
plained. Uia imptant. and cannot but eniwt
ne leenrRt ana excrw me teatoua yet aolema
and candid attention of the friend of bis coun.
try. Ponsetted of the intelligence necemry to
a correct and dignified nnderatanding of their
right and taught by the history of the g,.em.
menu i hat have been, the danger of suffering
without remonstrance the slightest
r,: Bur,,,K P'"B" meata upon their pmilegef, the American we.
a point aomewhat lmilr, pie, with a viril.nee not only Uudable but rct
lie si ion was made,M whether Ur to thernhrea, han opposed the iaunptim
ana rierciae or power which might violate tho
eomtiintinn or impair tbeir liberties. Whilo
this vijfilnnce nits. the innovator upon their
right;, although artful and cirr aing. muti be en.
auceetfu1 1 and h ean only be ender the inftu.
ence of the hope that this vigilance baa become
languid or extinct, that he will be induced to
continue or renew bis factious I enterprise.
Hence in goremnVnti where the people, hare
lost their nghtv and been ingwrphed ia wretch,
ednesa and eiavery. their ruin, ihongb in many
cases rapid, haa been generally effected by if
free. - rearing tesx we transition Iroa the
wa to. allow
him remuneration or the
Mrr Clarke, ofNew York, one of the
committee, said " he regarded slaves as
pertont not aa property." "He was of
opinion that the right of government to
use slave tor public defence was tieltfcd
bv Ihe atates when the: constitution was
formed. The right of impressment, un
der this concession, he waa of opinion,
reaided in the government. They were
not to stop, in a moment of imminent
danger, to ask if a man was white or black.
but merely if he was able to wield a mut
ket and bayonet."
Against doctrines so iniquitous and sit
- t ... . .
suDversive oi soutnern ngms ana southern
security, tbat faithful champion of the
constitution, Mr. Randolph, said, among
other thing " that whether petaons can
or cannot be property, or allow that the
C - t "" . .
cucrai vjovernment can, at any time, or
under any circumstances, touch it direct
ly or indirectly, is a question with which
the Federal Government had nothing to
do, with which it never bad any thing,
never can have any thing to do ; for the
instant it lays ita unhallowed hands on
thst erk of our safety, it ceases to be a
government. This question wss settled
twohundred year ago; it wa settled
when the fjrit 'Cargo "of "Afncin wit' sold
in our market. And what is the differ
jence between persons and property, as if
j: -J . ! L ,1 , V.IV
uc uircciRn 'nrnrnmnniraip in in rinaisaw j
r "w m-mm.t vww wmw i thatrak etastai aafltj tnmnaliKi Iti t am
t m . m f wiuiv wr-v rlllkVlliLauuilll V VII till I
the report of ihe Cemmi.siooer appoiniap,, H-Tbere-i,oliffrenceherel
ed to negotiate with the Cherokee In - k. p , ;. .u ,t
dians for certain portions of tbeir land,
under an act' of Congress, approved
March , 1827
3 ftetorved, That the Secretary of War
be directed to communicate to this House
the report of the Board of Engfneeta on
the survey of a route for a contemplated
canal Vconhecflbl'watertof Hiwassee
and Cenasauira rivers, in the State of
i entiesseer-Agreed m Mondatva
Mr. Weems rose to submit the follow
ing t M Whereas, suspicions are abroad in
our land, touchine the economv of our
Government, and the improper applica
tion oi the public money : And,. where
as ii is at all times meet and proper for
his shve. Mr. Livingston's amendment 1 enjoyment of wontd privilege might either be
wo auuucn or i grear, me enemy ot the bb
ertiea of aaankjntLhaa always studiou'lv concrat.
minmn me imponance oi.uie right be assailed.
By such mean have nations been lulled into
thoughtless security, not aupecting danger'un.
tit oppression's yoke prodaimed toother what
liey felt, and proved theiruin to beinevitsble.
Thoe ancifiu Kr pub lies, whoe glory ai fct,
city bare been dcfcribed by the faithful hiatori
an, live on rrrerat to give ua lessons of.xudutn,
and guard us against the intripe and cor
ruptiou of men who, amidst the highest preten
sions of patriotism, were sacrificing their coun
try's liberties on tha rltar of the most unholy
ambition. And. fellow citizens, is there no dan
ger of such evils among ourselves f From the
imperfection and depravity of human nature,
freedom from danger of this kind ought not te
be expected i hihI if expected by an), such el
peculations must be entertained in opposition to
facts. The wisdom of our Fahem. who framed
for us a constitution or bond of union, for
that such evils would spring up among us i and,
with a precaution unequalled by earthly legiW
tors, made provision either to prevent tbeir
taking root, or to check their growth and el
terminate them before they arrived at maturity.
Thus far these provisions have been effectual
and while the same virtue actuate and norerw
the American people that has appeared so con
spicuous In times that are past, unhallowed am
bition .pill only add to the disgrace and igno.
miny of its wretched subjects. The people pos
sess the physical power, and in governments
like our's, have the riKht of electing their nilen.
Being; thus sovereign, although the veil of deht-
si nay for time overspread their, minds snd .
canse them to lose sight ot their privileges, yet
if intellijrrnt they will rise in tbeir mxiertv. rend
eunder tlie- veil, and -aswrt their nghUi-fcf..
one, and not the least of the excellencies our
gQverjmenLis. that the Ruler is dependant upw
ana accountsoie to the people tor ma conaucv
While, therefore, political virtue predominate
and intelligence, the foundation of that virtue, if
promoted, we have little to fear. But the mo
mcut the ' niyintr. ihniuirh avarice, lul'irv, Ot
political corruption, become Ignorant of their
rights, and forget their interests therewith con
nected, the cloud of ruin begiiwtogtIter. .. .Tls!
noble exertioin of few who still stand bejfta1
the llvinu- aiul fh .t.i-w miv tof l llmeTtsr
itMheting- ami avert its angry aspect; Jt F, ,
will again collect, .and the short calm will oulj
render the shock of its bunt more terrible.
tract from any merit to which the Kuler of our
government are justly entitled i but to give and
receive i'nformationresoectinir them, and tha
measures they pursue and advocate i to eipre
our opinion wit!i candor, and fearlessly, on
can be none. Property ia the creature of
the law. What the law make property,
Is property. What it doe. not, i,
pucny. wrtc.auu ucic aiuuc, CXISIS
the distinction." u Slaves are made
property by law v and you cannot make
them other than property any more than
you can interfere in the payment of the
national debt of Great Britain.' "'-""
Our slave-holders will be surprised at
bearing rtorthern. politit iantt ppenly?idej
dare that tlavet are not property.
a. V. C. Jour.
Maj. Geo. Scott of the United
Slates army, arrived at New Orleans
on the 14th nh. to command the Divis.
the Representatives of the people to guard I ion of the South, Gen. Gaines passing
their property, aa ireHei tbeir freedom;! to the Northern D trie toft.
subject cf the highest magnitude, and st tm
time exciting an interest not even surpass" D.v
that which eiird tit lk first elecfroa of Jep'