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; Th. w W of Illation U espSly Si inrXJ UJ fM y fc W h rvfvm i. the h.rt of
the citizen, and which will be traded with little remorse. '
L l"J"T3?"A'CEl : V V - SAMSBDnrRpWAN COUNTr, N. C.MONPU MT t.S.m."'.-, , .-. (TOQll.- ..NO
r0 THfrliltLirtX ADVOCATE.
. if. .
Purwuaot ' to - long public Bolire, ..the
1151 Jarkson Meeting tu organized oa
v-jW't'l'iy. for ine purpose, maimy, oi ui
.ttMinir the propriety of eotlinir Del
est to - the Baltimore Convention, la
consequence of the animated, and, in aoma
reo'ts, angry controversy which has
been for ossotime carried on in tha . col
umn f the Advocate, in relation to this
tnhjoct, much eicitcmtnt waa prodiired,
in'I we had quite a getieral turn oat of the
citis,n of the county. The nveting wa
aroHirHy organized at the Court Hiniae,
. . n l" IB. .1 1 11 I I ! .L.
ty plarm vM. tvooa i. iiamiHia in inn
ChHir. aHated by lion. i. i. UamH. V.m
Willia Johiwton and John Youaj, Em.
Vire PfpirinVnt. and E. B. Smith and
John A. Bimlford EUqra. were deaiaU;d
- ihe Secrelanea. Aner a long aad bt
ed debate, in which the awrita of the Bui
timore Convention and Mr. Vae Ouren
Were freely eanvawod peraooal frcai
mm between aeveral iti!nil)era of Jim
bMuij wtiM-h, aa miglit ha auppotwd, for
. . the lime. Dring, waa duorganisrd in
ether ward a pretty genaral rote tu pro.
"" ' WL ' Suflkient : Uuamy rtoae ror,'wu
aflrwarda reatored t. adjoiira the meet.
ins until the nexl day, On the (Jiowing
day, it being apparent that the previoua
electing waa (urtned of ratlier diKordant
materiala, lh Anti-Tan Duren party ae.
pa ruled tbetnaelvea and called a meeting
at the cadomy, the procefdinjja of which
will be found below. Tlie Baltimore Con
vention party and the Van Burea men
ContintK:d their aitting u. the remnant of
the adjourned nx-etinj and wailed ae-
cuiit of thnir proceedings will alo be wen
in thia duya paper. At the Ami-Van
Bu mo meeting there were about 138 in
dividual, and we understand the number
of the other meeting could not have e-
- weded W.- Thia ie aa w eipeeled, and
as we have predicted. -We hail it aa a
great t riumph "of th friend of Free Trada
ami Slato Riglitt in the county of Halifax.
To other patriotic counties in the Stats we
would sny "go and" do likewise.". Phil
lip P. Harbour can bejelected, if the peo
ple win u.
JACKSON ANTI-VAN B5REN
7 Oo TueadiV; the 4th instant, being the
econd dy'o( the Superior' Court fat Hal
ifax county,; a large and highly respecta
ble nwetinr of the cititens of said county
Mumbled at the Academy, in the town of
Iklifax; the meeting waa organized by
callinx WILLIS ALSTON, Csqtiire...Jo
the Chair,-and by appointing Capt. Ileory
Garrett and Xajr Rice B. - Pierce,- Secre
taries. The Chairman delivered a short
but appropriate address, eihorting uauni
- uitv lut4 l.rmrt,"aflef whn" inteiy
eating debaiei eKplanatory,'of the abjecls
- f the' HMwlingi look place in; which E. IL
Eure Eq.7 Doctr M. Read, M. L. Wlx-
gins E.4jl, D.t: C. WnitakefjCut.'Thoal
.Ni.-h.lson,' Col. J "Matthawa, L. H. ' B.
viWhitakerEqd plhera -topk ; part).
Tlw following Preamble and Resolutions
Were then introduced,' and unanimotly
ad"ted : :' .,
Wsniti it is, at all fintce, right and
Droiier for the people t assemble .togeth
er, and censure or approve the conduct of
those w ho administer the aflsuraot Uovern.
Bient, and to consult for the general good,
Be tjfrfort RqjJetd; That we : re.
. fard he adminUtratioa of Gen." AN'
;.. DREW JACKSON, ?aa strictly republi
can, it being in perfect unison with those
noble and'petnotie principles which ac
tuated Jefferaon end Madison, and that it
recommends him to the American People
fir re electioo, U President of these JJnU
. Beit Rtiolvtd, That w iiiappmre
- ef the Baltimore Convention, le. he held
- imrtftated , tne pi.f -Mr-Ve.
Buren, end composed chiefly of bis adher
I eafii. f.ir his special eupport.
lit TUsolced, That we cannot atip-'i
z. -forj. MaJTBD VaniBureit; : jtor iy ice Jrest-
J 1 L ... a L (t. Mil Ci . aKuU BHJWllj
ive of Internal Improvements-v - th
General Government, aad because Jie
' the eflctive author of the tariff of 182
' Be it Retaloed, That thia meeting a
brnva ni iha meetinir held bv the citizei
" of this town, on Saturday, the 31st ultimi.
nd that we adopt as part of the ptp-
Sssnlutions approved by she meeting. -"
o7w'arThaT it W
- the people lf this State to convenue e
STATE CONVENTION in the eity of
rrRuleigh m monday the 18th of June eext
:or the purpoea of appointing Electors fa
" vorable T the re-election"of Andrew Jack
son to the Presidency, and some individual
for the Vice Presidency who is an advocate
;7 lor Free Trade and opposed Jo the esur
, pationsof the General Goyernment.n. '
IT. Retained, That -fwuiB fanvumm
: Bateopf.ef Virguri . be ..recommend!
to the people vt this State a a fit person
tion, f however front t development of
bhc opinion, it shall cleaHy tppeW4't
t: ft, Barbour cannot obtain wen a np-
1. P"". as to ensure hia beina .ue'fH two
.. hi-h camtidates J in that event the
' " E5yfofs shall he at iibertvJV(tlt.thaf
ladividmi tmeog lb caiwlidatei wkd
O'i 1,'fipinuM, proac ha,4MeiM thoee
great political . priaciuW. which- NerHi
Carolina has ever beM deir.
Dt it Ktioltxd, That a rorrenponding
committee be eppoinUd, te rer respond
wim me peopie w mis nttie, and recom
-'.t .a .a
niena 10 tnem the necessity of slate
meeting to counteract the party movement
making all over the foiled Stales, for
Be it Remit J, That the t orremondinir
committee of the meeting of the citizens of
thia town, aboe alluded to, be comidered
as a part of the corresponding committee
or this meo'iag; that both constitute
ceneral corresponding committee (!r this
counts ; and that it report to the meeting
to he held on Monday of our next- County
Be it RetnJped, That at the time nf the
reporting of this rnera! corresponding
eommitte, we will proceed to appoint
three delemles to represent this rountv
in the I'OMvasno to be held in June at
H.IU...vjoww"SI--tf . Vr
I - J T
Bt it Retained, That aH th eounliea i
this ftt en.t wl nl
m v KtMrea, i tint we use every ceo-
stitutiunal mean! Ie insure the re-election
ol Gen. Jackson for PreslJeal. and such
person for Vice President as may be nom
inated bv the ssid 8lte Conrentmn.
On motion, Retolrtd, that this meetinir
approve of the meeting recently held at
reyton r. Hervey
On saotion, the following persons were
ppointed aa the general Corresponding
!ommitleei J.Smith, A. Arrinzton, I).
Eclbcrk, 11. Wyati, T. Bustin, W Bsr-
row, A. ? UaUand, J. rulinim, C. (rt-e.
J. Anthony, W. Tborne, J. . Purkrr,
It. Browning, J. W. Simmons, II. 8.
Ilaynes, K. n hiuker, Jr, B. Lewis, B
Avea, M- Ferrall, W. Pey, T. II. Jones,;
W. Woolen. J. Pumell. J. Roliinson. II
Holt, H. Gary, J. Pittman, W. P. Walk-
er, S. Lewis, Mi : Read E.rCrowc(I,w N."
Ilammell, 8, Smith, T. Sijuiggins, I. N.
Kaulcoo, U. Doggrtt, JL Une, W. Branch,
vr. Brickie, Jr. L: Morvan, I. Matth-
ews, n. bdmunds, w. JVg"dt, W. R.
omun, j. xeuowicy, i, ancrrin J. w.
Whitehead, J. II- Harwell, J. W. Hatch-
ellor, G. Wi Garr.T. Allen, T. Gary,
M . H. Pet t way, W, Brickie, ; Wr W hit.
field, W. H. Anthony, Q. Whitaker, II.
Asnm, Sea. W. Hawkins, R. J. Hawkins
II. Purnell, A. Litchibrd, M. Pierce,' W
Harris, T. W. Lessiter, W. King, A. ; foreign enemies or domestic discord
Webb. J. L. Simmons. W.J. Hill. - ilA while we have enjoywl the most exalted
Mabrr, Li II. Br1 Whitaker, A.' CroweU,'
Sumwerville, R. C Bond, J. O.Shr -
rin, B. Hunter, P. Drake, A. Womble, Rt.
Asron. N. Pierce. B.KiinbelL A. Holt.
A Slodie, K. Dickon, T.- Mam,-Jas.that he has .hcnOW 4wwwrwe-ided.z
Simmons, r. w. CTrowell. :tr -'Lee. ; Jf. J. i
Whitsbead, J. Crowell, J. D. Perkins, A,
B. Whitaker, T. Nicholson, --j'. - Parker.
J. Jopo, E, Pope,. J. Carter, JL L." Wig.
gins, U B. SlUh, W. Whiiehead,- W,
n ebb, II. ruiig, R. Aaron, IL Apidqwhite
Rr St; Sherrtn". A Moore, J.' Jones", Sen.
T. Oushy, J. Nicholson, T. C- Willis; R.
Smith M. T. Penton, T. H. Cersoa, W.
Brinkley, E. H. Eure, P. Campbell, W.
R. Randolph, W. II. Pope, B. J. Spruill,
C. M. Olark, B Campbell, T. Bustiu, E.
Pierce, E. B. Freeman, W. AIton, H.
Garret, R. B. Pierce, G. E. Spruill, E.
Morwock. r,, Tuleery, J. II. runner,, we
Johnstou, W. L. Long, G Shield, S. H.
Gee, J. B. J ate. -
On mhtion,' Resolved t that the proceed
ings of thia meeting, signed by the Chair
man and countersigned by the Secretaries
be published in the Roanoke Advocate,
and that the Editors of all the papers in
this State-and wfieF State! be ''rediteut
te insert the same.
On motion, Btnlted, that the thanks
of this meeting be tendered to the Chair
man ajid Secretaries; J
WILLI3 ALSTOJfi ;WE""
H. Gaibztt, )
R. B. Pitici '
In conformity with i puUicatioe in the
Roanoke i Advocate, a meeting efthe Citi
zens of Halifax county took place at the
Court House, on Monday the 1 3d April
(being the first day of the Superior Court)
when Col. WOOD J. UAMBL1N , was
appointed President, Hon. Joseph J. Dan
iel, Col. Willis Johnston and John Youn?,
Esquire, Vice Presidents, and Elisha B.
SmUh fatrid JoTirtniiiurdVSMreUties.
? The "objeci ; "of the nieefi
plained, it wtui adjourned until the next
- At the edjoamecf meeting Coir JESSE
A. DAWSON presided as President,
John Young, Esqr. ;Vic- President aiid
ElUha B: Smith as Secretary.
-; A committee of ten were appelated to
draw up resolutions expressive of the
views (this meeting ; whereupon, after
retiringi they made the following report.
V.The Committee appointed to draw up a
Preamble1 ami Resolution expressive
tUsen-sof this otjog Iwve dischsrgd
their duty; end .offer the, following re-
pdrt t (' '.' '"
rr. Whereaa the anproachiflg election for
President and Vice President of these
United States is now at hand f and as a nor
lion of the citizens the same, it dey jves
vLUa ta eiercise this irgportant privilege
ia ioch aktuuerTM'iiiaU conttiuto tt
" n ono, as irm tus
the government To efleel an object so
gmrry ro be desired, caamH be denied,
hat-it isineumbent ppen the soveraige
e4e to embrace all opportune occasions,
not only lo art but tiyrei freely their
wereign win n ttte expediency of so im
purlsfil a selection.
Of the distinKaished individusls thee.
ww rww wiore ineia, nus imting
has no hesitation in declaring its dec ids. I
preference for Andrew Jsckson, as presi
dent over all other contsnding raadidates.
They do not Amm it necessary, hswevsr,
at this time, to state the arius reasons
ihat-exiwt for such a: cholCd f thev are of
loo greet notoriety, not to him reached
tlieesrae! the humblest cottager. Nor
do they foel dispused to deliver an eulog-
mm on Die many virtues and qualities
wnicn aiorn the chararter of this Individ
ail, and render him preeminently ,auali,
jf it over nis CoBipelilors. - Nilhre it lo
say that he is the soldier. who,triuuuluiit-
hf StfsntiltflA Ail. skB.. a w - . L. si...
yT!iV?-"V ""Wii. IU war
aLlbeloian.ToniahiiV uui scalping
knife, and rekased thousands of our Bre
thrcn from the ferocious murders of lliiw
red butchers of the wildernrax. h was
he, who taught the proud Britain, tkoush
sustained by Wellington's best invinciblf
for a while the terror ol all Europe that
tits OMiiitr) s soil was sacrod lo freedom
At no invading f was lo poluts it . with
unhallowed trea4t without paying the
price iu Hood. Achievments indeed that
entrtle him rtnueetly to the gratitude of a
gmteful pitopU.- But the claims of An
drew Jackson to the Presidency of those
United Stales, are not, at this time, to be
predicated alone upon deeds of valor. As
a civilian and stoiesmaa, near four years
-sp-rice has taught us to believe, that
be will not suller by a companson with
any of hia predecessors. Never has the
administration of this gwrernrhent duHhg
the same time, at home or abroad, boen
characterised by more successful negoria-
tioos, nor by a more economical disliurse
mem ot tne public lands. At no period o,
pouucai nisiory, nave ine uvea aoa
I fortunes, of. our fvllow citizens received
greater security from the constituted u
tfaMiUee the General Governnefit
blessed with peace, happiness and plenty,
they hare been permitted to pursue u the
even tenor of their ways" unmolested by
"tanking ariwnj the natiorii of the earth, j
ticev,ng" - ao. thai the'pnncipfti'or
Andrew Jackson are unaltered ; tint he is
Mme inflexible pat not and atatesman,
wrscives v wm an nnaorame means 10 ei-
feet and secure his re-election to the Pros
idenry of these Uniteo StaKesJ"--:-r!':
Rftelved, (Acrvsr That ilemtea be
appointed to represent the cUuens of this
county, at a neouag of Ifclegates frum
the other counties belonging to the Dis
tm t, to be held at Henry Sim's on the se
cond Saturday in. June next, for the pur
pose of selecting some suitable person, as
an Elector to vole for President and Vice
Retained, aa the means to produce har
mony among the friends of Andrew Jack
son, and to insure their filial triumph that
we approve -ol tne Baltimore Convention,
to be held on the .third Monday in May
next, to determine on some fit and suita
ble candidate to be ran aa Vice Presi
dent. Resolved, therefore, That "we deem it
expedient 4o . aeoept 4be ptsoositiomnade
ir political brethren.
held at .Nashville, in this State, to send
Delegates to Henry Sims', on the last Sa
turday in this monthi te unite with theirs,
and such others as inay be sent from other
couytics of the district J to appoint some
proper person to supply the vacancy occa
sioned by the death of our lamented friend
Gen. Wm.- Williams, to represeat the Dis
trict in the aforesaid Convention.
Resmttd, Aa we are opposed to every
article of the protective-tariff-aystem ; that
we would greatly prefer an iadividual to
be ran aa vice President whose principles
are in unison with our own; ana that we
will, under no circumstances support any
candidate who is opposed to a reasonable
modification of the same i but wonld deem
it most iiiea
ihs" greaiest benefits to avoid a lesser
Resolved, That these are subjects thai
should be Mketi MS connderatinn; in ee.
lecting a candidate for the Vice Presiden
cyof -these: States."" --.t--v.',-'--.-----Resoleeti,
That we disapprove of the
course of the United States Snale, in ie
jecting the nomination, by the President,
of Martin Van Rurea, as Wnister to Great
Britaiiix that t he renwins aasigned (air the
act, have been most satisfactorily refuted
not only bv the friends to the Administra
tiW hiri by Andww Jackswa brmself,
bis able and megnanims reply to a eom
munication from the republican members
of tb Legislatnre of New York, in vindi
cation of his own fionduct tm that snbjoct.
iResoleedr, That this tiieetin? most, cor
dially aantive 'd the eonduet of the Hon-
oraUe''WtHi.e P,rMangfimind 'he''1Ionr-'t
' -Wi J5diM4 Brew fim3um M tbuti -
Htate in their support of the Prudent,
relative to the entniouifne tf Martin Van
Buren, is MmiMer Ptonijviletitiiryof
I'nitod 0. lo tU Court of Groat Britain.
On motion, Retailed, That Thomas
Cox, Willie Higgs, Wood J. Hamlin, W.
M. West, T. Surges, M. A. Wilcox aad
and Moms Smith be appointed to meet a
Sims', cm (lie second Suturdsy of June, for
the purpose iA acting in concert with ths-j
Delegates from the other Counties of this
Elsrtonil Distrkl, in Detecting an Elector
of Prevalent and Vire President.
Resolved, That Tlioe. Burgee, j. A.
Bvuum, K. B. Smith, T. R. fiieville,
W. W. Dunit l.John Alston, Mark Allen
eod DompMiv- Piltman be appointed to
meet at Sims' on the last Saturday of this
etonth, Ie aid in the selection of a Dele-guts
to the Baltimore Cotivenlion, in place of
our lamented C lWw citizen, Gen. Wi.
luins, if Warrca.-
Rrtolred, That these Rcwulutione he
(rned- -bjr-thtrPresfdelSr aiSl Soc r?tary ',
and published in . the. Roanoke Advale,
Raleili Star and the CVnrtitutf.Ti-r.""
JKSSE, A. DAWSONTTrtsTJ.
E. B. Smith, t)rc. , .
A rnidic "meeting of the friends of the
r rest-ill idininiMralioii was held at the C.
louws in Ijoumburi; jn Tuesday evening
(l'th inrt.) of tlieinierior Court where
upon the meeting was railed to order by
the appointment of . William P. Wili
iaxs as Cliairsian aud Archilwld II. Da
vis al Secretary. The object of the wes
ting having been explained in an appro,
prwte niannor by lh chair J Thomee G
Slum olReol the Pillowing preamble mild
resolutions whih lieing considered and
the blanks filled were unanimously adup
led. Being as-einUed es a portioa) of the
frMw of F rauklia County, dte the
pose of co-operating with our fellow citi
zens in the election of a suitable persoa as
Elector for this dwlricl- we avail - our
selves of this occasion lo express our op
iuioos upon some of the political quae
tions, which at present agitato the coun
try. Ia doing so, we seek not to oftrnd
ethers, who may'diflii from us in opinion
and who ere equally entitled with our
selves to. I heir enjoy menis, but from whom
mnk l bo same (i-nrtess and independsot
etprewiions of sentiment as -we-give to
ours. We claim to be open and decided
supportere f ANDKLW JACKSON,
from our conviction iu the correctness of
the principles, which, iiave goverued him
ia Lissst Iduitaislrafiofl'ef Hje-gorerm
meet, sad Hie-eflJoce-iit the - pKiliey,
whish we anticipate for the future. We
approve of hia course upon the subject 'of
I JntcruAi.lujprovfliwSiM. oy -tlw ireoersl
tiovernment and of his supposed willing
ness to submit to the people through their
repreeentative,Tierferf tkthr ritm U tkt
tuiytft, the, )iis(ien of, the .-cbaji$ring
of the United States Bank. We approve
nf his ejffarti tcrrsaiove the. Indians west
f the MisKissippt,ata measnre alike ben.
chcml lo them, and calculated to prevent
thnt collision, whieb aw threatens to dis
turb the peaee of the cooiiry, aod uproot
tho fonudations of the government. Wa
approve of what is believed tb be hie wish
ea on the liinjcet of the Tariff that its
provisions shall be discussed in temper
ol mutual Jorbnarsnco and arranged m
aplrit of matual accommadationi-We 'Hf
prove of his managemeat ef one foreign
relations, both in the choice of his minis
ters, and the success which has ettonded
his negotiations, asking nothing but what
ia clearly right, and submitting to uothina
that is wrong that he has fully sustained
UICltlW.ICI Ui .MO II.IUIU BUI SIIU
advsiwed its Tnierests ai lbme and tliat
we view the denunciations against him in
hsving forfeited tliQ . bonuj' and Uniished
the high character of the country, as illib
eral, unfounded, and the mad ellusionf ot
disappointed political aspirants aad that
we condemn as the result of the same un
holy ambition, the combination of political
rival; by which was eflbcted the rejection
f Martin Van JJurea aa minister to Jbn
: JfioDftf, Tbsrefore that this meeting
continue to .repot the fullest confidence in
the republican principles, the atom integ
rity, tad well tried patriotism of Andrew
Jackson, and that we will use all honora
ble means in our power to ensure hia rp
election aa President of the U, States. ..:
Rtioie 'TharPeytoa R. Tunstall,
Solomen Williams, . Thomas G. . Stone
Smith. Patterson and. William Gate wood
b as pom tod to unite wit n sue h persons
as have' been or may be appointed by our
follow citizen of ash, Warreaand Hali
fax, to meet at Heary Bin's ea the second
Saturday of June aext for the election of
an elector' fef the district.
J. Resolved furiker, That we approve of
the State .Mceung held intht Qty.of lUI,
eish during the past winter.' recommend
ing lo the eeveral EreetoraF Dirtrfcta the
tin nominatsoar of their ewn EJoe tore and
also of their appoinfmenrtJ" Dolcgates to
thr Ualtimore Convention for the eelec
t ion of a Jackson Candidate as Vice-Prcs-
ideht. ' ' - . .
Resolved, Therelore thai Henry G
Williams, ArrJiiLald II. Davis, Samuel R.
Haywood. Green Rose, and Thomas G
ytani b pointed .tasti:'juulitonffc
with aiKh persons as may be appointed by
the) nther t'ornitiee-flr tha paqviae at the
hnine of Henry Sim's oa lhn list ?lurdsy
ia this month, as proposed by publ'ie ase
uug ncid in ."Nshviilo and that they
let-t a suitalde person to iltnod said Con
vention in place of our much lamented fellow-citizen
Gen William Williams, de
ceased j' 'i .
Retolred, That the thanks ef this mee
ting be tendered to the I!nar-4l-Jlruwa.
and Willi p. Mangum. lor their havine
supported aad advUod'the confirmation of
the appoinliiMmt of U. Van Buren aa Min
ister to England, . ,
Recited, that these,, proceeding! be
signed by the Chairman and Secretary,
and that the Conti!utionulit, Star War
rniton Reporter ami Hslifax Advocate, be
requested to publish the same.
.. Wm. P. WJLI.IAMS, Cl'su '
AkrniBALe II, Dav. Src'jf.
' - 1 mm w
- i oai Tit i mi.- " -
daiTy uicreasing in all the Smilhern States
iwdi ate, in a maiiiier net la be misumler-
stood, that the final etrnggle between Jus!
Hee ami corrupt Imprest u fw ippmach
ing . The crisis is alaiost at hand. The
danger is so imminent, that it behooves
every man who feels thai he was not born
te be a slave, to determine now ea what
side be will array himself in the contest
I lie freedom of the entire (Wh, with
the mutual rights intended to be perpetu-
aled by our constitution, will be lxl or I
permanently erta blik Wd ia thai struggle.
e have seen from the debates ef thia
session ta Congress, that our reliance upon
the justice of that has been misplaced and
bused, ino hope remains except what
niSV be found in tha BStrintUm aivi unirdi
ofthe o port seed. ,
(Jur patient sufprw" has already recA-
ed the piint beyond which it degenerates
uito cowaiJice. , Our forbearance baa al
ready furnished strong arguments against
any concessions to our remonstrances i fof
we are insultingly told, if the grrevsnses
resulting . from tho Untf were iu fact so
oppressivsupow us as we assert, thai the
bigrt spirit of the South would long since
have applied a wnwdyj? Jl i even said
that for the srke of (lie protection we en
joy I rem the union auua States, we
will lubniit to be taxed for the benefit of
the North and East ; and it has been more
isr once ' hinted in a high quater, that
our connexion with the free Slate affcrds
ua this, only security - we cart have agaiiisl
the dancers of a stave iotMilation.'- fleiice
it ie confidently inferred, that the South,
rather than forego these adntsi:s, mis4
altimately prefer to acquiesce jq the .Ulf
equait-wnjust ane anconstitutionai eiac
I T . '
tiooa ofthe Ttnft.
T-se-.faoe are mk alleged openly
in -congress and in the public pnuts
yet they have the; rliMOMwnAirmsuav
taming the mil ef alximmations.
rhe Booth looked with intense interest
to the present session of Congress, under
the general belief that some conciliatory
measure would be adoptee. All of us" e'X'
pected at least some modification that
would mitigate her distress. ' Hut our
hope has been deferred. For the resolu
tions of Mr. Clay, though professed lo M
founded on the spirit of concession-are
eak-uUtodooly'-lo sivetouf c hnius. The
Southampton afUir, too, has fortilicd eue
of the groonds which induced the North
ana East to speculate on the sUppesmf in
ability ol the Houtli to protect msrwelf.
Therefore, uuless the tariff party can be
convinced that the slave holding States do
not; and will not need the protection ofthe
North te defend them from luteetiiie com
motions I aay, that unless such a con
ivctioa can be produced,- that party will
never believe that ihe "South" w ill' vent ure
upon any other than a wordy rosuitance to
It is most erroneously assumed that oflf
union with the free 8tates is the main slay
of our domeatic-trannuilityr-It'tnost ab
surdly credited, that - witliout tha protec
tion of those States, we csnnot control a
certain portion of (Air property
This opiuion was couiitahanced in tlie
discussion of the Missouri question ; and
it has since become more plausible in coa
sequence ol the S. II. affair.
In conversations relative to the situa
tion of the South, I hear it frequently ie
deeed 1-Northerirmen tlnnfltir hiiidS
are tied by Ihse circumstances;'' w that the
dread of servile insurrections must crush
our omiositioii to the tariff.
" Ss long aa we" are thus fmaglned tobe
dependent on the free states for the safety
of our homes and nretucif. just . long
may we expect that the tariff party will
turn a deaf ear to our remonstrances.
It is- true, that this belief has not been
announced in our national debates : but
its operation, thouch silent, has been sure
and ha had a most important influence jn
building up the American System :andun
and unhaa iW j&fl.K relying nponher
own sufficient energies, shall, by con
centrated and mighty effort, now burst th'
chains br which she is fettered, that sys
tem -will fasten on her a curse heavier
than colonial Dondaije, and one that wi
descend to' 1 ur children's childre 11.
In strength of attachment to this union
1 raid tw nana. Butii the efftct ef it ia
maaaue niters of wood and drawers of
water r ear northern brethren, then Is it"" t '
lime o begin wlo ssk ulate "Ihe'Ufue f -7;""
Ihe t'nioa. TlialVnion was not design-
edteoppree'eie section of eur ccaintrw
Tor the exaltation of another. , It is a mu-
tual contract, entered into for mutual ben
efit, and should be coosecrated so long en
y ea It IjoMi sacred tM iweerved rwhu ef....
the individual Sutee.'"''', ".' t 1
We have asked redress In what ia terra
ed a constitutional mode wi hive rrsor '
ted to reasonetrncee have beea ridirulrd , ,' - ;
e have Uorue our grievances in the da . '
eeitful hope that jiuaice, though reluciamV ' x
y, would at test be i ieMed lo tuvendl ft
ow,wbn driven let he extremity of ea '
durance, we are told, there thai! he ne ai -
leviation of our distress, : ' : ;V :
Will (he South consent to.be Immolatej
to the cupidity of Mr, (Jiayand bUi Amer.
ican SyMsm J ? Where jstie.Alericaa s .!..
sptrit thsf iiistaineJ our fathers triumph ' r-"t
intly thsw' Ihw-Revolution t Has ihalapir.y"- r
it ttegeaerSHU in th Uwiotiie ofjheir auoal .. ..-.
Shwe givVinilliohs (or Iribule. and oel
one cent for defimee If, ' :. J' ... - 7
fnese are ouostioli demsndiiit fho liraff ' .. f ,
eonMUeratiwii of 1K0 Soiitiiern people ; . i '
iM'tUMoMota of bur rcpantativeaTf "." J'
asto the tulftiringeot their constituente, "
are viewed by the fiiewlsof llielariifaei ..
having no foutidalion ia truth. I is soma s. -
es of oar Senators are bchved to be highly V
coloered . piaurev euly eggriatet : lor '., ?
political eiiirU-, It is within the in.wer of
the peojde alone to unilarcaive Ihs ffppor. "? tm '
ten. ot toe Aasertcaa Bysteni on this - - - -A
a oof tf Uit. aeople, 1 . call . Su the direct - -
etpresiiona : rf our HL Let aa, theo, V'
forthwith hold ateelings b every Cougrea
sional district ofthe South. Lvt us repre. ' ,
sent to Coagrese, before the close of its
pressut eeseioii,- the rcsJl of oar uVdibet -ttioni
on the fubjoc't j and th.calumitifl X .
which now jeopardise iLa union mar poe -.
silly be obviated. '.. .
,Th true friends' of the Union will foal
the neees.ity of (his course tot "If thia
session of Congrrei be permitted tu peat
wuoout seme material modification ol the
tariff a traiui-ftJoos so.hoo musf occur
oneT which will involve in itseonssotaraeen
ine ruin . ot me Hates- JUia It no idle .
Droohecr. It ia htil thai imrnw Mnl " '' '
.1 . ... - . ; . : 1 . . '1
ofthe A ane rican'Sy sts m i and unless m ra )'L .
prccaationary tneasura be now adopted, -that
result, will come just so rertain aa tha XL
effiT.t Is produced by. the cause, I ,1 ; 4
1 0 prevent the eatastroohe, sot a day, -not
an hour must beio j for, J repeat, "Z".
that uulnaa the burdens impoSedHpon th
ii! snail oe removed at- this sm on of-
Congress, the storm whkh ia lowerin j
over the destinies of th Cni'oi, roust in '
eyiiumy ourst..-.,..,. ,.t. , : u. . v.
"-The Editors ofnewpaperaare friends e
the Union. 1 invoke their aid. ' Let them
urge upon the; people the propriety of the)
pisn suggeetea. iihmv- patriot - n f ci.
trdjiow, Bmy aata-tlM-eountry it0ia
norrotw a wni war. '--
Let the people ef the Southrat' one inln
lay before Congress their true feelings ia
- a s. it. . 1 w . .
n"PWi 10 ine -lanili ' Utl Ihem. hv an
idividod front,? wriiset 14 CehcreAs theie
unanimity tf sentiment Km' this sulrterU "
By thia meane, and thi alone, is ftirni,ih
ed our last lope for the preservation of the '
Frvm tie JIi5o:irf8TJtr;Vt'.'
I dssign, with your permission, te call th
attentioa ol my folloy citizens, throul
the medium uf your columns, (o (he con
siilsraiion of some qircumstancei connec-
!ttU'5!Clepi. tondition, whicU
ra.,.m -nv" ?.-Pe- general at) .
sertatioe In our state, an inutentioa ta -
which is doubtless die caue of that apithf
whieh prvadaw ;ur Vhole pntHilation re "
gardii'g t!ioss great; conatitutiopal' quesv
tions thaCara agi'nting eur common coua
try aotiolontly and (a foarfully - fv-
Ai we mast be involved, however pae.
aiveler reluetaritl.Ja Jho conseqnenre
Arising h-om this pertentouf state of thini
it is the part of wisdom, of patnotmm,
leirrejSecTTtdnsiiuif TieTil-Con T,f i'ir,',.C J. ?. -which
belonge to aa, and k4 eur voice ho -board-ann'atthe'conflicinjl
leinent,":". ' .
Ferhape it may be for good j and let thw, i V
issue be what, it, may, eelf reproach wiU ', i ;;
not be added, to our other calamities, yr 4 -
A I addresa ptaiil inen the forhiertf A'l
-aTsswelnttfi wilt -':4 :
speak plainly. I wul enter uito ne slab- j -orate
argument, for argument has beea
uaedtiU.it ia exhausted. - I will endeavor il"
needs not the aid ofpassion j but will tnak4, v
statements simple an4 deomentaryHnd
deduce from iliem tuch evident inferences ;
at must lecura the assent tif every unUiia - .
eed ejtutaV The ' documents I " snail refef
. . . . . l 0 :t :
10, are wunin ine rcacn or every one, out . ,
hemg-dry and uniuterestuig tq the sunetfi ii
cial reader, they are eflen overlooked, and '
the lessons ' that E mfpht 1 be" drawn froaa' ' ' ,
them weH-. lost. ' Tw ecleet frnpA'thrM J lS
documents auch-uemi as possess peculiar "I
interest t for us, and to show, how and il .vi.--whot
dt-pree ' we are aUvcted by them, ' ; ,
will be my object in .... z few numbers,
which I propose wruing without niuc $
method or connexion. . - e ; ' a: V- "r
T rom a statement presented to Congrea !
J tut year bjr tbenecretarj of Ttt$a-:?s-:'
Western Carolinian (Salisbury, N.C.)
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