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SALISBURY, fc C..ZT(TFSI)aY; MARCH 25,18W.
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The term oftfie Western Carolinian' are,
per annum or g2 50, ifbnidin Awa....bu
payment In advance will b required from all
aubacribert at a ditnce , who an- unknown lo
the Editor, unlcw sorr responsible person of
til acquaintance gtitrwitee the pment
" Ke paper d'wcontirtti!, (eav'r'pt at We erffor
f tli fLLtuA iulIU alt irtoara(THT paV 1
Aderimeni will be Ui.-crted nirmy f"!!!
er niuaw fce.J
- Cnts for eacn merear. ...
All WtterAlrejd tether Editor, nwt be
rth(7 may wt be attended tar
C. WZLLX37 & CO
(Ml IA fV'or am Wr.
- f f AVR Jut received from New
,-rli York, a large supply of
- .H Medicinr, and
Paints i
witch, together with their former ock, make
their preatnt assortment replete with the rwt
rahjable Mullein told in our courf rv. At they
are determined to make thi establishment
worthy ofpublkJ pstronage. they now offer for
tale, Wholesale and Retail, the above Mcdiclntt,
Ue. n he met readnblc term
Pkpicicmt in thi aection of the country, a
Veil at those to the we award, who, heretofore,
bare been in the habit of eupplyinp; themaelve
with llediclnea from the north, and else here,
will find it for their" Inter to eaemirtge tlie ef
rorteof the present proprietors. In tiakin;; thi
at uatful and Permanent stand.
N. B. Orer carefully and punfttuafly put up,
aSrreeablv to direction i and on the shorted no-
" . a An M. atJV ' . A--
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iMANSION HOTEL,
SMJSBUtr, MRTlt C1HOU.V.1,
r ALLKMOKO.
miilf elegant eraiiri!timtm;-ipnter
i 1 at the north eomer of It Court-
House, ha been recently repaired ami
r , ui ..J .nutxwVi'hi tnrfha
ception of Company, the Rrealeat jam have
' been taken UMkM X NT A '..i?tWVhHl .
new furniture of every decription, necc-:iry
for the comfort of Traveller ; the mot ap
proved aarvant have been eelt-cteditH jrrea' I
dire ym i -
the stable attended by oMirtnr awl attentive
lUMtler. The convenience of this situation r
equal to any in the place. The house contains
number of private room, arnl out.hme, well
Calculated for the accommmlation of Traveller
and Boarder. Attached to which, there is a
Dry Good and Book Store.
To those who may pleaae to call on him, he
Jturethem that no pain will be (pare ! to
render their stay comKittable and pVasiiia;.
EZRA AIXEMONG.
11". SatitburuStftLi 7.J 821. 83
GOODMAN'S HOTEL,
At the Sign of the GoldtnMalu . .
' 'JCJL '''!sP ubcribr baa opined a hoar.
.,tV -n6 J0' l"4 hu,"e of' ti.,?r"
J;.tainmeot at. the corner of King and
pttm& Street, opposite the coort-hotise.'
He promise to afonl, both Ju the boarder
And traveller, who will favor him with tlieir pah
fonegC, hi undivided exertions to please, Loth
In comfort and charge. 4t0r
JOSEPH GOODMAN..
"Codrii,'.CC.Te. 1&AT1KR,-"'
OUXG SIR '-ARCHIE,"" ""
Mt X 11TILL atand the emmine
J Ti5af..l I aeaaon! at thest ore of
I iSTfvl-'V ''H U Ctoytm, at teatv
Ji3JLA fon,, uhm '8 n1ik', of
col o ton, and ilof Charlotte i and will be let to
Mare at the verv moderate price of $8 the a
ton, $5 the tingle leap, and ftli the insurance,
the money for insurance will be claimed a toon
a the mare is discovcrd to re with foul, or the
property changed.
tin Aacnia ia a beautiful dark bay, 7 year
aid next VDiina. unaards of i6 hands hieh. of
jrreat power, action and vigor ; and, in point of
btoou, it Interior to no norse in me sotunern
State, a will be teen by the follow ing certifi
cate from Judge Cameron and Mr. Mennehim,
o Orange, which fully eatabllshe hi pediprce :
We certify, that the bay Stud bone Young
Fir Archie, aold in August last to Mr. Alfred
M. Burton, of Lincoln county, w as raised by
Ul that he was got by Old Sir Archie, his dam
by Eagle, his grah-dam by the imported horse
Druid, his great, great dam, by Mark Anthony,
lie waa six year old last apring. Januury '22J,
1838. W SCAN CAM EttON,
THOMAS I). UENNEHAN."
The aeason will commence on the 1st of
Barch, and end on the 1st of August i gvod
fMtturage will be furnished irrati, and grain at
the market price, if required ; care w ill be ta
ken to prevent accidents, or escapes, but no lis
imf forVitherAtrRE
The Catawba Journal and Yorkville Pioneer
innBubnilrnftenibOTe-5mieavndrward
their account to me for pay. A. M. R.
ABRAHAM L. MASTERS,
TAILOR,
RESPECTFULLY informs hit friends and
the public, that he hat commenced the
. v r:;.. Tailoring Buiintui
In tie town of Lexitigtoh, lit the $hop fhrmerh
occupied by Jacob Itibelin i and being furnished
whh; the fates northern faabionar' be flatter
sV5tsVei'Jw
that he can execute any work, entrusted to his
ary w ith neatnes and liutpatch, and on ajccooi-
'''yjtMhiilnf iem-'''- """-"
iitfn,3lf(trfft, 1828. 3t7
- DISSOLUTION. , -
THB copartnership of BROWtfti HUA T,
in Lexington, Davidson county, is dissolved
by mutual consent. All those indebted by note
or account, are requested to call and make pay.
njent to Andrew Hunt, who is authorised to re
veive the tame. MICHAEL HROWN,
ANDREW HUNT.
JfJi
3
DANIF.fi H. CRESS 1
RKQURSTft all ptrstm Indebted to him hy
note of hand, book account, or otherwise,
to make payment, immediately, or their debt
will be placed in the hand of an fltcevfor col
lection. I'ensun having demand against him,'
,UUIcaK.JM'facoi.them.fotpa)-ment...J...
I( ha juat opened an assortment cf GOODS
iwm ift. Aovtk dug jut
wlucb he aelBng at aarnallrr advance on.ensV
for , Wan ha ever been offered to the pub.
lie before in thi place.
" Aoff.ftiiry. Fell. Itth, 1SM,-'-'l-":lM,-,l!
TRUST SALr.
It'
V virtue of a Deed of Tntt, efecuted by
Hobrrt tlardner to nic for the purpose of
making me tafe for biin security to Henry
Weaver and other, which sum is mentioned in
the d'ed, I wilt HI at Public Vendue, on Mon
day of April Superior CiMir, at the court-houe
in ftatiahury, the Plantation on which the aaid
Hubert Car.'.m r. d c'd. renidetl, within four or
fiv niilee of town, umtainmi; about 3i0 acres,
ailj'iuinif Moir Hroan and others t aix month
l eicilit will he (fivrn t purcuasers, on liiuir el-
cciti"if honda with appnrved aourity. Other
term, &c. made knou on the day of ale.
IIENUY HILL, Iruitrt.
rrhnutrt .W. 182 . ' 6t08
TKUST SALK.
BV virtue of a deed of trut, etecited to the
underaiirned by Mary Hampton, (widow of
William Hampton, di-c'd ) for the purpoart
therein apecified, ill be aold, at the court lnHine
ift Raliihury, on Turaday of the Supvrtur Court,
(8:h April) all he rijrht and title of aaid Mary
Hampton- (brtnc a 4He-eatate) in and to the
Plantation
owned by ber late hunhatid, contain.
injr alout 3(A) ai rf. adjoinirg H nv Pinkttoo
and other i on which there t a dwelfttif -houie
and. other necemsrv otrt jbuildi"tr r the rand it
fcmmiA.mrJmim:MfM-.-A)V. ..$
svne time anl pisre, win tie sum ssxi siary
llumpton's lif- estutr "W'oiTe "iaTualite nrj-rii
man, a pr tty ;nKl earpenter; ami one nfgrt
pii-t, ajred about 17. tther particulars, terms
Jic. made knoi n on thHlav of sale.. -
. t'UILO IIIt E, Tmtde. .
SEIDLITZ swcSODAIC itwii:iis
-T.1 - Wfl.LKY fc CO. have on An m U,
lis above rowdc rs, and a ill Continue to Kc i,
a ronstant eupply during the sea-'on, by die
gross, oor.en, or single (mix.
Suttrhurw, Jan. IK, 1829. 9
N. R. said powdt-r are put tip seCorJirg to
the method prescribed by the London Pliarma
ratogia.
FACTORAGE AND COMMlSfOX
BUS1XESS IX (,'Ff. iRI. K V T(l V.
T1IC subscriber respectfully informs his
friend ami the public, lUlb ... coutiuues
the above lim f business! at. bis old ttaiiu on
Mmnndaton tVbarf, here he ia prepared to
attend to the sale of produce committed to his
care, upon w hich liberal advances will at all
Times he made): or to the ercctition-of orders
fnrtUod. - ' ' "l'"'r''
" Wni. Jr W ilon,- F.j. or tn hi absence, the--
Sgent of-the .Tiwm ttintt. Joseph 1 1, l ow nes,
wii! rtciive and foruurd, without delay, all
Cotoooaignel to me- by the way of Cl.cia-,
sm! will be prepared to niak- advances on uch
coiignnkents, if required. to9
IIF.NHY W. CONNLU.
" " rlirriUw. AVs.. . tJ7, --.'.-' -
HOOTS AM) 8HOF:S.
f flllF. Mibicrirer'"ha''"remnyed hi s;hop from
I the home he latelv occupied, opposite the
fUnkytti thc-bou,e pfVI bm AllistMV-oitsouth
side of Main street, third houe ftom the Court.
Housoi where he hojwshis for.u,r cutomvri,
snd other who want 4
Hoots and Shoe
m1.' and reniiirriL will invor him with a call
I Imik- who py cash down 'fur work, snd don't
have to be dunned and warranted before tliey
pay, shall have a deduction made from the umisI
price.; and those w ho have been punctual in
pavtne me heretofore, mav cspect a reasonable
indulgence hereafter. All who owe the subscri -
uer, are again fcked to p:iv.
V.PF.N. -DICKSON.
Sulphury. Mtrrh 7lh, 1328. 05
LAW, AND OTHER HOOKS.
I WILL. sell, at the court-house in Statenille,
on the 1st day of May, as the Administrator
of Mom s L. Hili, dee'd. a Lrge and valuable
collection of Law Hook, and other of various j lo this practical tett ? Thit very eager
kinds. Six month ertdit will be given; Bond ! , Mnd ;innd,ience but increaae our
and security rcuuiad.
I. CALDWELl, Mm'r.
Any person or pnons having borrowed books
of Mr. Hill, arc requested to return them im
mediately. V. L. Mm'r.
Fed. 28th, 1838. 4t07
FRO.V RAltinU TO SJ&ISBURr:
FTHK Mibtcriber having
Js
pui-chascdTthis route
of ir John Moreing, Jun.
reipectfullv informs the
publio that no exertion in hi power shall be
wanting to render it ' expeditious, tafe and
comfortable as it hat hitherto been under the
superintendence of it former indefatigable and
worthy owner.-. i - - .
! will be w change in the route. The
Stage, a usual, anil continue to run from Raleigh
lo Saliibury, w'c PitUborongh and Ahborough,
one w'week.-lt leave lUleigfr evtry Friday
at f "o'clock. Jr.- and'irrive at Salisbury on
Monday at 10 o'clock, a. n. Prioft, of passage
1rotf.IlM$SWS
nine raic lor inj uiaiance on me route, All
trunka and other baggage taken into the Stage,
shall be delivered at. the place to which they
are directed, on the responsibility of the sub.
tcriber. The subscriber htsard nothing in
aying that this is the nesre?t, cheapest and
most agreeable route from Raleigh to Salisbury i
and he, therefore, with the greater confidence
solicits public patronage. .
GKOKOE WILLIAMS, Jr.
Janvary 8, l$ldt Cmt!4 '
MR. OASTON ADDRESS.
Cnb -wa, Fb, 22A 1028.
Sta t lit lonkinr over e columns of your p.
per of the 19tu ma, 1 e ynu have put mi,
conatruetion on the adl -n of,the Aduinistra
tion Convention of, the r spleof thi atate, by
aain; U reasxMuna; is de ptive, and fsWe ht iti
dedurtiom i yoti will mm Are a subacr.ber
bu putilisJiint; it in your tper, orive the' poo
pica fair 6pportupj.ty juVnir themselve.
' A Subscriber and Mini thfJlJiunittraHan:
' fln"accortUnc w.h the above ret ilett of
uhecriber,.ln Cabarrui count J-,- wa-'piWiah jfbr
stidres or the avminitrati4ii convention at
n'eiirh ( H rreat length irtpoe .ottui,, )(he
neceity of Rivin; it in delached paj. in
pubri.liinjr thi address, we dt not assentto its
propositions, nor the conclusin its authW ar
rives at i but we publish it in pursuance oi our
determination to afford the opponent or the
man of our choice, (On. Andit-w facksonno
nroom totomplainof our it frivinfr tla-m
an npportuiitfy .of bein; beau through (be
C'jtumns of tlie Wertern Caroliian :
Addre ef the AdministratLn Convention
held in the Capitol at Italcigh, Fee. 20tb, 182.
Ttli.$ J'rccmm JftrtkCarttina.
CONCLDDCB.
We have a right to enqi re, and in the
aohernets of truth, we alkr U General
iaekbon qualified to ditchi(;e the dutiea
of the I' residential OlTlce f If he be not,
we are uniunt to him and Kill more un
faithful lo ourselves and ou Country, if
we bestow it upon htm. tVlenwemake
thta inquiry, we sre reminied of oyr
tfaafilnglun. He was not h lllustrlou
baa Stnteirnan, than eminent is a War
rior, and we are sited, wfcv mav not Gen
eral Jjckton Ijc a second Weshint'ton f Is
this an answer to the etiqtary i - Prodigies
are rare, or they would cease to be prodi
Jt-ie Kt. mat. tolLaw Jjefote.our.
Country U avain IdessetWor any Coonir
shall he blessed with another Washing
ton. . We ask, 7 Get). Jickaon qualified
liar. this.O(Tu:e.i ...He wa a Jude-in the
j early settlement of. Tennessee at a time
when legal tulenu were necessarllv rare.
A lite legal pt.oltsston advanced to excel
4 we in that Slate, he resigned his office
from the honest conviction that it could
be better filled- He hat been in the Con
Cress of the lrnied State, and we pre
sume, endeavored to the beat of his abili
ty to discharge the duties of hit station.
Vet this situation he quitted, with a dec
laration, and no doubt a sincere one that
he but kept abler men out of office; and
we have yet to learn, that he left behind
4m f reputation. jLr . pplitir.al ability
W hen an opportunity was afforded, of ac
quiring military distinction, the proofa of
tus capacity for Vfar, were instantly de
veloped. - Of hit military talents, no one
doubts; of his talents at a Statesman, no
dne is cdnfidefirr yet he-has been In sit
uaubitt 'which "afTorded eqtial opportuni
t ic. for dispLying both. The inference
i too obvious to escape the) grasp of the
undcrsljndin.
" Hut if this inferencet seemingly irre
sistib'r, should be contradicted by proofs
ttereafrer-toicaddtictdrntfe'heM.
Jackson should evince, in any civil or
poliiit il M3tionv ttrose- tBXacities which
have, not yet been developed, it will be
trtlni' ehouKfi'Wiiiilt f Mar.f o" 'tte:
highest of civil and political empjoy
menis. Let the Country have practical
assurance that he possesses the inform.
lion, the temper and the wisdom which
I are reouired for this great office and
I four )t jrs may afford the occasion to give
j , Bucn asstiranre and without violence
distraction in our Councils,
I , .
! o'- t"cii'.lons among our people, he may
j teccit e what is now claimed as a reward,
but will then cheerfully be bestowed a
trust, which he can ebly and laith'uny
... I. .i i-1. . .v.i l:
execute, is too ociay nuuic auic io nun-
! self. or to his impatient ftiendtf Will,
i r i r I
Uiey rctuse io iuuinh tiicir miotiiv
diiiaic will he refuse' to
submit himself!
distrust.
His friends proclaim, that it is scarcely
possible for bim to have conducted kit
military operations with the skill which
characterized them, and to want vigor of
intellect, and kno ledgers ..of JhO cman
character, -Vet instauces arenot wanting
of transcendant military talents, united
with civil incompeTeiicy; The0neral
of whom Britain boasts as the conqueror
of Napoleon, is an acknowledged instance
of the truth of the maxim, that Nature
seldom, bestows ber gifts on any individ
ual with such prodigality as to fit him for
attaining high degree of excellence in
more than one department of human ac
tion But bo it so. W do not know,
and t Her elbre- do not say thatGett. Jatk
on i deficient- in inieJlecU And -is not a
Uj-rj obsctVr of the ways of men. I be
he profoundly acquainted wd. tne con
stitution and laws of his Country f He
certainly Rive an unfortunate specimen
of this knowledge, when he would apply
the second article of the Rules of War,
which subjects to military execution,
- .. . . j . , n
fortigntrT detected as tfiiet in a camfi,
to ciltxens whom ha supposed to meditate
treasonable vieirs assembled in their .own
countryi where neither camp nor soldier
wt at nana, nut this error mat have
proceeded, wT no doubt did proceed
iruni an nonett prejudice, and an uncon
trollable impetuosity of temaer. What
wirer orrortrwhen -ettlred Id H "Mehif
ume..cAUesl . Htsheanv fixed princi
ples .-.of; national -policftr If b hiswho
know v the a ly I a r enniylrsnta; he It
supported as devoted to the Tariff snd
IflternaJ Implements, in the utrnost ex:.,
tent to which the partuant of either
would carry their plans of tupposed per
fection. In the South, he ia understood
to be determined to support these plans
no further than- they have been already
advanced. The probability is, that on
these and many other cardinal points of
National Policy, he ha yet to form deci
ded opinions- Political Science has never
been his study. Is he acquainted with
the various interests which our Country
has to sustain and defend in her inter
course with foreign nations, or doet he
understand the complicated and delictte
relations which subsist between the Gen
eral and the State Ooyernments 1 Hit
admirers teem to think, that nothing
more than honesty of purpose, and ordin
ary good sense tre required, for discharg
ing t,H aUti'v, the roost arduous Im
portant, and rcspnikl p)iiaol tnplnir
ment to which man can called. They
teem to believe in heaven t.iug,ht Statet-
men, while Jheywould laugh to scorn
him who wouI'dlspejfcTof 'heaven r-taught'
Judge, Mathematicians, Physicians, Nav
igrftorit or Mechanics; - - ..-
fot we have heard it alledged, that he
will have an able Cjbinet, Fellow-Citi-;
cent, we consider this argument, if such
it nisy be termed,- ws among the" extraor
dinary delusions of the day. In Mon
archies, where the Prince is but the Pa
geant of State, and the government is in
'.he hands of the Ministry, it is of little
consequence, whether the Sovereign be
wise or ignorant. Rut fn our Coun
try t where the Sovereignty is in the Peo
ple or the Stales, the President is em
phatlcally t ie MnUter. His personal
ability to manage the affairs of the uov
ernment is indispensable. God forbid,
that such a state of thingt, should ever
arise, when the President must either
abandon, the heln to subordinate Pilutti
or interfere with their management at the
hazard of running the Ship, of State on
rocks and bleaker. Rut of whom is this
able Cabinet to be composed I All now
in office are lo be turned out and their
placet to be supplied by those we 'know
not of. From what class of hi auppor-
ters they are ' to be selected whether
fiorn the admirers of splendid and mag
nifitent National Establishment, or from
the School of Calculators and Economists
-ibe. Mgidilc&neia of I'fcdetalAuUioiUyJ
or the ultra liberals in the claim of rower
the advocates for ample encouragement
to Domestic Industry, or the sturdy op
pose.ri ,'. . f !T .plan- -which may :-foater
ihenv-Tariff or Ann tanliriMlnf-
provement or Anti impiovement mcn
the Communitv is utterly ignorant, ler
haps, that he may not disappoint the rea
sonable claims of any portion o( the he
tern-'enenua combination that UPhOlos
hm, materials of ail kinds will be brought
together into his Cabinet. In what pro
portion they will be mixed, or what will
tn the character of the composition, it is
impossible t conjectute. The members
of the Cabinet may he individually able,
but with opposite principles and conflict-
. ... .- ..:j; ;,i
w "V V, ,,, ; r.H.i rn.7n7,
mcnt to blend the discordant elcnicntt
... r.ivt-i it.(
.... ... . . . A i. a
win ie cuner uiii.icii j uwimmi
iietiiralised into inertness.
We should be unlailhlul to our duty, if
we did not advert to some of the peculiar
traits in Gen. Jackson's character, which
fill us with serious apprehensions- All
knowhis friends boast of his energy
hit decision his high spirit his tenacity
of repatation and btr- prompUlude.lor
action ' '
"Jealous-in-honor, auddc n and
quick iti quti i el."
These qualities, in excess, may be per
nicious even in the Soldier ; but in a Civil
Magistrate, unless directed by wisdom,
controlled by moral and religious princi
ples, tempered by moderation, united w ith
sound conttitutionai knowledge and eb
Urged views of policy, they are fraught
with dangerwhey may produce mischief
of the most appalling kind. Where com
mand is unlimited and obedience perfect,
the General may -press- forward lo. the i:
tainment of his purpose, disdainful of ob
stacles. But place him in the chair of
State, where he finds himself fenced
around by the Conslituiional barriers
erected for the preservation of Civil Free
dom, and his impetueut temper mutt
chafe and fret within the circle of re
straint. At length, impatient of confine
ment, h will be tctnnted to bttrr.t W
ootinas, and tramplinjr on constitutions!
restrictinm, relyliifj on his popularity,
nd secure tf ihe devoted obedience of hie
followers, he will enact the accustomed
part ef the Soldier, taking- the end. re
girdles of the means, and reckless of
suiimxHiir
His reoutation' is purely military .all hit
laurtU .have"- oeeit- triihered in'ihfr" WhIbV'
fleW. It is hot In humari haiure for hinsl.
not to feel a stronjr attachment to the
psirsuits which araUideniilied i with hi
glory, lie cannot hope to add to his rap- .
utation by character for political wis
dom, "and yet he must desire to distin-
guith'his Administration by some brilliant
achievements to be recorded in the Rolls
of Fame. Our people, like the Venerable)
and virtuous Madison, do not look on car
nage with complacency. What tbey
would regard aa among the greatest of
national calamities, War, would be to
him a summons to glorious game, en'
invitation tn pluck from peril fresh re
nowna high and animating excitement,
lie is the Army Candidate- The Milita
ry, almost without an exception, are en
listed in his cause. Make him President
and will not the pursuits of civil life be
corned by the ardent, the ttpiring ami
the bold f Will not military merit be
the ordinary road to preferment I Will
rifvr ptf country, be
first discredited then abandoned t" Wlft "
not conquest, glory and pre eminence its
arms, be the delusion ofthdayand
shall we not ultimately become Military
RtkuNic ? The steps between that char
arrer anJ f Milirary' DetpwhlffrWa?r
few or more but to the end, unleas we
belie all History . we must come at last. -
The vety prospects of his elevation to
this distinction - seems, -to us, to ' have -
aireauy procucea an untortunate change
in the tone of public sentiment and
morals; The pacific virtues, so intimate
ly associated with the charities of life
and the best interests of social man, ref
erence for law, rcatreint of patsTon, re
spect for age and station, decency to
wards advertariet, are thrown by aa im
pediments which retard the career of
Conquest. Violence, intimidation, boasts
of resittlcbt strength, common military
artifices, are used to dispiiit and terrify
resistance. " In martial equipage they
issue forth," and little else seems wanteds
but the waving banner arid ihlr1!iu''
music, to make, this march to Power
military in all its aipecla. Should iUeH
mjnaie in victory may tt be but a victor)
over politic 1 foes, and not over the Con-
atitulion-tKe Peace the Moral.! ;m'
Libertiet of the Country !
Fellow Citizens : we claim not to bar
Prophets, and if General Jackson should
be elected, we trust in a gracious Provi
dence, that thne evils will Dot be realtt
edBot.we. apeak, to you in sober eerU
ousnett, of the things which we do be
lieve the evils which w? do fer. Judge
ye, if we believe or fear without a cause.
To those who, ardent' and unthinking,
mock if ouf spprehentions, asthx-vitionw
of a disturbed fancy, we would take the
liberty to tuggest, that it it better "to
be despised for unnecessary fears, than
ruined by too confident a security.
Consider well, we entreat yeu, before
you decide; reflect calmly before yoq
art. All which good men revere, ai4
patriots hold precious, depend upon youg
determination ; while every cause is in
operation that is likely to lead you into
error.' An imprudent gratitude -admiration
of military frlory-8uspici0nsr too
easily excited, and not thoroughly aban
doned even when their cause it removed
prejudices almost too powerful for rea
sonthe misconceptions of the hasty, and
the misrepresentations of the artful tha
resentment of the disappointed, the cla
mors of the violent, and the vehement
teal of the seekers lor popularity all
concur, not only to render deliberation
difficult, but to give a false bias to the
judgment. Prove that you are worthy of
!clf gnternnt
hopea of those who deem that reliance
mybe- placed -Mheirtue-nd-tsod:
tense or the people. L house without
passion, and with an eye solely to your
Country's good. On the one side, there
is certainly aafety, probably prosperity.
On the other, rest clouds and darknets.
It is the way of peril; and it may lead to
the destruction V -the best hopes of ntatv
on earth. We have honestly discharged,
what we firmly believed to bepur duty, ,fc
We owed It to f the reverence, and atTec- "
tton- whicn we cnertsrt lot tnose--free
stitutioos. that, were Durchased bv'th
uioou oi our iauicrs, uuu wuitu wo nope
to transmit unimpaired as precious in
heritance to our children. If we to
wrong, excuse an error which springs,
from a motive that you mutt approve. (
we are right, act with us And may ho
in whose hands are tne hearts' and under
standing of men, " who bringeth counj
scl to nitfht)'irnt! m-.kctb dukes of r.030
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