-i. .i,. .are.-f.-.
,l(Wnwn hi fnijlil f.r the fine-low so-1
K!n, and tamJ the J'" I of NJoo tuiAtd
tip o I irj-l w if Ittrt sn jiH h of llfif live With
III wiry Im. of lb ('al-o'-fiHHt-Uits I
J!l" i in deration (mttuff I Which
lb mankind are iiuwrwiUo -and in wbal
rt can the pprrativi who drivw th loom and
spuming jnnica of th maouficlorio be fjpinW
a more f.rtunata, or Wen freer, bninf lhan lha
liaith Cart.tn alavet Let Hie Knghth laborer
actually tnt th edvettlagn of Iba slave' comli.
lion, and he would certainly with glado, s
ehanjj fur them hi melancholy liberty, hi wretch
ed ignorant hi lubour, pushed to lh Utmost
verg of human endurance I ft life C" idem nod to
sexual oJitud, Ot tb frightful alternaliv of eeolng
the race tprinf up round him, whom h ha elU
1 into being, only that they may b wretched, and
that (hoir wr4ebdnee any make hi ow doepor
and awn doapairiiig "
Aa, sawing th, tho snrslng tbsm,
Thy flower If withered on U stars,
T Indeed, th father of m Engli-b family of opera-
tiv a is Ih 7 imag of tb nnt ntterly ami -Ji.My
wretched being thai even tha strongeet po
et to imarjnetio ha ever dared to paint. II U
tba very demon of eastern fiction, who para, for hi
I arth!y erimMt Ih horrid puriutimcul of feasting
( oa th Wood of hi own children. ,
mi earth, M Vtmpir omt, .
' Thyoc- JI fWanitatombhereet;
TK r!y. -nt thy tivs pi,
rl if ut AfiTii , wni fXMiMiiTT-ti wmii ibiij w
r AM such lh bmo of all WJ raeo
t Thrw. from th aaothK, tr. wifn,
' , Almia-niftit,draiathatwaniofUI.
,-Thf vtim- tlwf y fxpt.
ftliall know lh W h' 't
A, etimtnt Ux, thnn erinf Uw,
' Thy wamUhw1othtol
.- Bat tM, that !hf li -
. Th warw. wl baUr-4 of aJl
. Khali Uom (Km, with ritWi HMl .
That wJ ahall wra thy hrt in flaoM.
Tt mnt ihon ooJ ihy tJu "oJ t '
llr hMk' bat Unfo-nor y ' Wat tparl
. , And lh Isat lmf t!rt m't r'w, . i . :
TW hMM W it lib) Won.
Puitariicallv drenHful a th Dictum nOTM. it in
bit th loo fw! rmblanot of lh parental )
of thn EngfuA woriiog-man and hi prnteodod Irot-
Am! now eomparn ht"wllh thJ chrful nnjr,
th merry iwftTW, ouch h i fooermlly een oo
tS plfintitimw j nr carminjf in tM rewi or enat.
terinc in th market-pineo Ihn vnoM gnna-nvmnr.
-4, foUeiiiperw!, Riy, enrelean, nnrJ fTotwiqon of
human winf Or hi 4ife, qnii1f norainff,
- of it Mr whw r whit arrtood her, with aJenpinf,
&M uf-lumad lo th fiorcMt Kin, aprawl her R-ma
ry profenj or tmon, In oiy oqinvlmQ, to we.
nnm yotmr rnataa, often th eomrauiin) of thir
play t or, irrowinf truatior, if w4 gram, art pro
moted to th liifrtltv of drivtaf an lh Gea, or
tmn the eowa i titl at Uat, ihroot h all th vjadatinrM
of " Bird-minder," " Sheen-minder" and " florae
waterer." ihev aUwi ria tn th malurilt of twelre
nr thirteen I when, aa ITalf-harwU," they u b-
dnrtH into th waa of th Cnttnej boa. ; " ;
.-.Wbieli ia froraal .. aiamilin"-or tilewtvrwtlh
i area atonal whiponfrtrououLeIiaa1 lo tmw
rM, in th health and manly hthnnr of the fold
r tn he the wretched, hnted, withered, itekirmed,
ifiaeaaed child of a manufnrtorr, atanred, impriwn-
-)d, nerar rrewina; tn mernntr, and dvinf wnra atrt
at 23 or SO f Thi latter H railed freedom. The
former M ati'rmat'aed aa alarenr. '
20TII OF MAY 1775-IN 1833.
. trmt th Miakr mmd Fmrmmt JpayW, e 'A.
T1IE GR.ND CEIXBILAT10X.r".
. Alihuish ouUie aipectatioo waa much sxcited
ia regard lo tba cominemoralidn of tba Mocklee
lurg iKclaratioa. oi lodcpeodcuoe, ahtcb was
b ld in thi place on WdoeUy,'(hn 20th of Mar,
. It bas boon more than realized, ueean.suiely
- say thai a larger, more respectable, and more da
-etroue aaaainblajre of peraona, baa not conreocd
in the Suta of North Careliana since the ra of
" tSa lime thy "met to celnbrate. The" day, as" if '
in sympathy with tha feeling of thoae who parti
cipate in I h celebration, wu beautuul a the fu:id.
lover of nature could bars wUhad the iky
w cloudleas, and a refreshing breeia cookx the
-tfcrwiaa-orea wacmtltoribtt Soo.a
I be day was aahored ia by the firing of cannon,
- and al su early boar the street of our flouriahing
village were throujred by a well dressed and or
oVIy population of both aeiea, mingled with lh
g lit lot w. lit beautiful aud a)pmtriata auifuruia
worn by th regimoot of Cavarly and Voluoteere,
eallod out on the occasion. At fl o'clock, theae re
P'inent fiirmed in a line in the mmn etrert the
ft wing renting on the Conrt-houss. The conn,
tie of Mecklenburg and CabarTua, forming one on
. Hie mninoruUa evetuV Ihnir mtiaeaa anet on thi
occasion to commemorate, are, and ought to be,
justly proud of then beautiful and sffiwtiva regi.
ment; and, although wa had oflm admired their
bandaoine apnearanca and good discipline, wa ne
ver before rr wmber to have seen them loook as
woll or nwmwiver with more precision than oa the
present occasion. " Tbny were marched lo the field
and there reviewed by General Thomas Q, Polk,
in the presence of tha Governor of tha State, Se
nator Manjrum number of respectable ciliaens
of this, and the adjoining country being present.
- At 1 o'clock, the Military aalo formed a line in
Jllift rel ;bere they were . jmntsd by aprjocBaiion,
tn trie order ot Uitiwna, nt rnncerv Itevolutwoarv
"P-AlinrC'tnv'iled Guests, Clergymen, Reader of
ISO uociaration, and the Urn tor of the Day.' Io
auu J)ruurr ina .laiury ta tront, tn
Ttwvcd U tho Cburch.ywd,"ler irojienBd column,
to th right and left and then changed front, by
moving from th rear, the Revolutionary Soldier
ia frmt, ia which order they approached the stand
in tha boautiftil grove adjoining the Church.
Here was proent4 a scene combining all that
could be Conceived of lha guy, fanciful, beautiful
..r m&SimZtbAMuA itawlf waa dt-comted with
wreath and f.titoon of svsrgraena and flowers,
ombtnod with a tt and liil creditable at once
to tbe occasion, and to tbr to whon we were
iiki. ulud for iiii orusuMiiiUl work. Immediately
in front of the stand, were seated the twenty-seven
revolutionary Guests, who wore praeent on the
oceaaion, wearing badges of whits satin ribbon, on
iiich were Inacriliod, in large Utters, tha figures
of 75. White their whitened locks thoir pallid
cheek their smaciated forms, produced a fueling
of veneration and reaped on all who beheld them,
their animate foatur still shewed that tkrf indoad
were interested in the proceedings. It is not with
sn invidious feeling, or with an intent to take away
fwta tba rwpect attached to any of tha Revolt.
tiimiry riri Ihrn trew-nt, llit we mmiliun th
iwirtt" of two who e a iwulir iiili rr-l, Vmn,
Juanph t Ira ham. and Caiit, William lflanlir
lh RrM had Ua prvwiit al lh (Wlaralion our
(ihxiiui wo Hu n edtibraiiiii;, aij had Un cul
Lwa ajkl Jk.fl .Cjfdial Ly ,.ihff Ufi'i"h '""',
whila oiMxiiMrif the etitrair of Ilia main tly of
lh army urvLr Curnwalli into C'hrhtta m
latter had eornmniicMd anrvke in tha UavulutitMiary
war in tt otTic of Catitian, ami what I a atngu.
lar aviJtnra hi uttamliitiM palrio4itn, ilitnanfh
diiinguihnd by hi bravery and inlrepidily, flight,
ina; in alnvat averr ball) in lha tVaith, he atill ra
lained hi oriirinal atation. He i now blind and
infirm, and Cold indeed muat be thai bout who
could look upoq bits unmoirad. It wu nH o
with u at leeat, and w do not envy lh foelinjra
of him whoa vei ration tod iratitoda were uaa
foctod. Near Ibeaa few survivor of th Revubi.
ternary war, were aeatnd th invited fueata, amung
whom were Nona tor Mangum, Governor Swain,
and other diatiniruiabod cilifm of lh Htat. boa
of whom wa CoL laaac T. A vary, lb aon. of
WaiKhlamll Avery, OMof th oiirner of lb Mock
leuburg DoclaraUoo. ,0a lb right and immaJi
alul v over Iba revolutionary auldiera, waived a beau.
luul fug. praaeoled oa tM occaavM I lh Lalay
ett Artillery, by th Indie of Charlotte, bearing
tha inacriptiua M Meckkxibutg Docla ration, of Iud
pnndenca, 20th May, 1773," whil th ladiee tha.a.
elvea, whk hundred of their lair exmtpejtion
from ihia and tha adjoining eouoliea, filled row af-
ter row of th benche immediately In rear of lb
revolutionary aoldiera, with whom ibeir bright eve
and Mailing palutnmncoa Lrinod a striking, tail
nut amatareating eontraat. Uehiad and around
theae, I tended tba imioeoaa and iMiroberlea crowd
of citizon and atrangera who allendod thi public
wetival, aud who were finally encircled ay tha mi
blary, their brilliant iiniforni and glittering arm
reoacting tba atraggling Mobeama thai oocaatuoal-
ly ahot through to almoat impooetrabl abade of
Iba tree, waoaa green leaves nulled with a ato
dot ailooc a if coueciou of th reapeci du lo th
occasion. On smurbtgher, than thoae of Iba au
dionoe, and oreiiiokod Ibem, eat tba 8akDk Hand,
who bad kindly volunteered their service without
reward, and who contributed in a high oVgre to
tba aniovaient of Iba oceaaion. The were aeo.
Iwmea, bandaomely dreaaed in wnifurmLand per
formed with a skill and ability snldota if aver wit.
aeeead so far ia lha interior. Thoae who nartici
Ked ia tha Ibativltlea of that day will Hot for a
g time remember it without a peannf thought
a tha fa sjvaaic of tha Maleni Hand. Finally,
jut in lha rear of th stand, and aJmuet Joining It, I
wu suuatod in fTave-yarO, where reated tba
bone of many a patriot and hero of the rovolu-lj
lion snd particuUriy of Gen. Tbomej Polk, one of
I he first progenitors of tb Mecklenburg declara
tion. . At auch a lima, ia such a scene, the reader
y easily conomve that tha crowd lis.
tened wilb silent stilloeaa loss) approprule prayer,
delivered witb much animation and feeling, by In
Kav. Mr. Armstrong. Alter which, yames rr,
Osborne, Esq.; read, in a loud, (HsUikC and fooling
manner lae declaration of Inderjerinence made
aixty years ago at this place, by tb MeckJenburg
Whigs fn Convention aa5tnbled4 ( having prefaced
tha same with some animated and appropriate re
marks.) After sn interval filled up by music from
tha 8alem Hand, an Orattoa waa delivered by
Franklia L. Smith, Caqn about wbicb. as Mr. S.
baa, w anrierstand, promised a copy for publica
tion, w will only take occasion lo say, that it was
an effort in every way worthy not only of the
known ability of tba Orator, but of Iba weot.it
oommefiiof a ted.
At 9 o'clock, a CJTOineny, consisting of between
ft and 61X persona, sat down to an olerant arid
umDtuoua Dinner. Dreoarsd bv Dr.- Bovd. of - tba
Charlotte Hotel, where, amid the substantial luxu
ries of our physical life, reign M the "flow of wit
and the foaat of soul," until the shades of evening
ditrkne approached and the gallantry of those
who wished to pay "their respects to the ladies at
beBall snd the steady habits of others induced
them te break ap m good roer lhowghm fine glee,
nothing Having occurred during tba day to mar in
tha fast the general harmony. After, the cloth
was removed, lha following Regular Toasts were
drank,' liiiarepersed "with music Iroro Ui Salem
Hand. .. ..: .
t Ta Vrv w Cbmlt: W will forever cherish
it a tb day which fv birth to lb Jkt Deckratioa of
Amenraa Indepennence. MiMC -llail Columbia.
- 2. 'It Maekbnbwrx Dclmtwn qf Indrprndmct
la tb word of th eloquent advocate of our National
liilpp nitonce. "Tu aeouina ssua of Autvrica at that
moment wa never so well expressed before or since."
t Musie waaninirton' urand Haitn.
8. T iiriief.fr .Virnftirrr OrcW
The Argonaut of American Independence the (word
aa well a th pen- the baUle-fleld aa well aa the coun
cil, chamber, sliest lha glory of their aaiaee i Immortal-
ity aiiks to tkem as to the freedom which they gave.
f Music Gen. Polk's March,
4- MrkUnhmrr Cubam Countiet United In
the Jtrtt Declaratioa of American Independence, they
win sver concur ia auaiauiing in principles. music
Home, nweei noma. ,
ft. 7aaea4MitVeeatoa Let iUadvoratesthrootrh-
out th world learn, from our a periment, thai the peo
ple are cipaoie of eii-govornnieoi. Jiusio uarca
from Figaro' Marriage. a
8. Oar raett, tk HmC Willi P. Mangum Th
servant of the people, and not of the Legislature North
Carolina will stand by him as th eloquent Snd consist
ent advocate of tb honor and interest of the South. '
TMuaio Sal CoburgV March.
'ttila Tuastwas reaMvetf wM nupturou applause
trora aH parts ot tha table, to which Senator Man-
gtim rejilied ia a speech of aboot two hours, da
ribg wbwb, be was frequently aplaoded by the lie.
ganca or doiivery, and geoeraJ eloquence, we have
never heard equalled on such ait occasion. The
toast called Ibrth a review, in some measure, of
tba Resolutions passed by the last Legislature,
commonly known as tha utxpuHging retolulionM."
Th sjiirU of indignation with which he treated
ii.':. - - .. . . ... I
n 8"eml?. J
own dishonor the buna? sarcasm with which he
alluded to the motives of thoae who passed them
nJ nuicuiotianees at tna reeoiutiona themscivea,
and the still rnora ndiciitius reception i they met
with in the Senate, tba vindication of his own dig.
oified snd honest course, were displayeil in a man
ner and with an eloquence which it would be in
vain to attempt to describe on paper. 1 We hope,
however, the Committee will obtain the speech for
publication. II concluded by offering the follow,
ing toast i s
. Iff oa. IV. P, AfiMgwa The State of North-Ca-roltMpowernil
in phymcal, and moral, lind intelloctoal
resouraos Ujv laod vi pur Sires and the home of our af
if thrir imtmirr by mainfaininf In Oiair piniy the
priiiciiilaa K iHb WJ (aitf'it, WM, ana tx1w.
(Mi.HH Vaka l).Jla.
. 8, Ovr g ft, (Jorwr maia Tba afilighlsned
and vUwi alMiufnuaut Uta walfara of N. laruliiia-,
liia naina H alvnUlied with lha hnat jntweof lit Hut.
. . .. lMuatcot flaaia'a ktaith.-.
The Imilaiiae with wlm h Ihia loaat waa di auk
having au(wM, ( Haain nm, and in an elo
quent ahlraa, iti'ImhI to the amiiimefiia therein
rootaiiMMl, la pok with mnrh filing, of lha
charartar. anliiicai and civil, of North Carolini
alliMlod in m gnneral, but aatiajriding remark,
lo lha ulcl of tautioo aiiliiUlfld, by a state
ment of admitted facta, tha very great increea of
tha revenue and aipendilurea -eipUmed Iheir r
dinu character from lh maimer of llieir collection
and diaburaement, and wound up by aa eloquent
ind ssprnpriMia alluaina to the circumHtance con
aected witb lha day wa war celebrating after
which he gave tha following loaat l
Th Village of Qiarhitla, whar th geniu of da
aatio Brat lijrlttad bar lamp of loarning in N'Wti Caro
litis whar lii Are of Liberty wa Brat kindled aa lha
aitar or American rraanom May ana rawer aoeum
thaaeinetiy of fleamn thea tha reaidenea of alavaa
0. ThcatemoryofEoliraioiDravard, who wrote, and
of Tboma Polk who laWd, tba Mecklenburg
Declaration of Ind'podenca.-MuaMC Macklijbur
Grand March. -
la Our nrf. On. Jovyk Ormkim Th living
witneaanfuteacen wahava met to enmmemaraia, ana
the bald sad iotrepid dafimner of isj principlea.
f Mimm Oen. Graham' March.
Ia reaponaa to Ihia loaat, Gwn. Graham read a
paper, Containing a remini
bad witneaaed, in which be rara an animated ac-
eounf of many cireanwlance illending tha MqcL
kiuburg Declaration did full Juatica to In aier
tiunaof Km Mecklenburg Whig of lha Revolution,
and slluded soroewbat ia detail lo their particular
Services Geo. Graham has kindly eonenotod
permit lha publication of hi adtlreaa, wbicb we
hope in s few week to off r as a valuable treat lo
our readers, lie gave lh following loaat i
7TU rlflaa &hUe--Mj it never be viaited
taia by such digavariea aa Lordship, and with auch s
retina a Viwto eat tne vxa nHtiteaioar, iir.
11. TU Memnrm of Ueorg rVwAiag ton. Music
- aaai a a . af . i
IZ Tkr ' a Tvaarwae ma sangnier m norm
Carolina The Meeklenhnrf Declaration of Independ-
ne I a vert and snrtina of her history a aoond and
indiaaoluMa anina birtweea Mmhrr and haaghtr in the
preawrvatma of ha principle and It mmtiL (Music
Ctnetnnati Qnickstea. '
IX Th t W "Our arm tneir protection -tneir
srm our reward." (Moaic llail Columbia.
By th Prasideol, Win. Davidson, Esq. fW tVarsf,
'M .Ths able defends of the truth of
the Meckleabnrg Dechration of Independence, and of
Ina revolutionary history of oar cute,
Mr. Jones responded to this sentiment in some
animated remarks, in reference to the Declaration
4b feelings which inapired it the policy of it
commemoration, &C-, liter which he oflered the
following loaat i
TV rrvs wrincivUi fl Mrklmbmg Derivation
of hJffendene ReaistanoM to encnnstitutianal op
preaaioo the moat sacred right of . Uidividual,sad lb
bksA saomdduty ofHtatea . - .- . .
Bv th 1st Vic Presirlmii. Wm. J. Alexander. Eaa
Oen. Jhf Orm : Who haa taoirhtoa with seal
and ability the troth of th political maxima, that "pow
er is si way stealing from the many lo the few,'' and
Otat tna pne or Ubavt m ilwaal viyUaasa.
Ia reply lo which, after some appropriate and
feeling remarks, Geo. Green oflhred tba following
Wkit rnni 7Vy: As It was In tha bmrinninp. an Is
it even now the aatne spirit wbicb won our liberty
will mainlaia U. . '' -" ' ft. ..-..
B Oea. T. O. PMc, W 'T5ca-frident TV
Mecifcniarjr PmlrioU J75i-.Wo to Utair sou who
do ant rally Sir IMterlw arainst ExteitlitM mower.
of nm. is isovMsoa, aa vice fresiuenl : oo-
WW . www x t aa. s wr -r
to that United States Senator from North Carolina
ho planted himself noon the ramparts of the Constitu
tion, and boioiy dpremej it Sgamst Tbe aaaaulU of a
servil mjority of lh State LegislaUire.
Bm Oen. Pul Bnrrinrer, nf Caharraa. 4th Vice
PreaidenL Ti Senate oflki UnUti&olaLJLMiU
or derenee ht the n?ht and liherties of the people
against th encroachments of Executive ambition.
fly Cnl. Iimne T. Aserf, of Burke, fith Vice Presi
dent The Vititmt of Mecklrniurr i . Their political
prmcipte, when asm red by time, will be like their rold.
par and without alloy.
LeU'ii we i e Iwi read wW Tiie'loTTowTnFrjeniTe-'
men, giving tneir reasons mr not attending: Judge
Gaston, Judge Raffin, Hon. H. W. Conner, Hon. Bod-
ford. Brown, and. -Judire Strang, of Nortb Caroliaa.
Hon, J. C Calhoun, Hon. W. C Preston, and Gov.
McDufBa, of South Carolina. Hon. John Tyler, and
Hon. B. W. Leigh, of Virginia. Una. ILI Whila,
Tenneaaee. Tba fbHowmf Toaste accompanied their
letters! " -V" .. ......
dj um new snmxfi, Mi'nnnn, er n j. .Tfort-t;sr-linm:
May her aon, in their resists nee to the approach
of despotic power al noma, emulate the noble example
of lbs Charlotte Convention in their resistance to des
potism from abroad. '
Pv the Hob. R W. Leitrh. of Ya. Tk aVanmlafa
tk Patriot wka mer tk Jrtt la rvnaaac mllfgi-
aac ia a rormgw mum; - May they ever emulate
the example of their fathers, by promptitude, viirilince.
and seal, to vrt tb dominion of a crown forgtd al
kom. - - J " - '
By th Hon. John Tyler, of Va-Th Resolutions of
the Virs mia Hons of Burgease of 1703, and the decla
ration of the people of Mecklenburg, North-Carolina, in
1775: The Brat taught our righto were natural, eon
titulional, chartered the bud rata the pledge of "life,
fertilaavaad d bonotT.lb
By the lIon.High:L' White, of Tennessee. J
Sonto Norik Wu: May they bt the last to sur
render those principles of Freedom sod Independence
which their jhirlees anrestnra frere tha frrf t nr
By W7B. A. Ramsey, of Tenneaveef-Aa enligbtea-
ad and independent Press, the great eooservaUv of
freedom, a venal and licentious one, its destruction.
By J. G. M. Ramaer, oT Tennessee. Jo. SemterU
Jim: ' Tb author of the defence of North-Carolina
the descend en U of Uie Mecklenbunr Whigs, where
ver oispersea--from me -oia worth State " to the hr
Uierest Wert July appreciate bia able vindication
. - .f --"
aaoastors from tbs
psraioiwaf air. senerson.
By tha Hon. William Gaston, of Newbern. Aaveri.
eaa Liberty i Here Brat declared, and her moat at
credly cherished oldty resolved an. loitg;stragg1ed
fbr.and nobly obtained, it must be preserved by the vir
tue, wisdom, vigilance, and union of American Free
men. "' . : . : , , ' ,'.., . ,s v . .-x-f
f By the Hon. Henry W. Conner, of Liocoln5-MNr-Umbrg:-
The uniform advocate of Liberty and tha
righto of the people. . . - V
Wlien the letter of tba Hon. Bedford Brown was
read, ' - - -
- CoL IIinmtn.of Rurka. man and aaiit 1r t.Mr.
Wa are Informed by Senator Brown, that the reason of
m not auennmg Una celebration is, that ha wa unable
to leave home at this particular lime, Since U.e date
of hi lettof to lbs Coatuiilloe, we have been inforuwd
Uirooeh lh me.li.im of U.e ihiW. l"pe, l't h ba
bvmi ai'lerled aa a 4rUtU, frisn Ui County of Caswell,
in mmmhiI that ituaru t in lia Uallinwr lonvsnliun.
Wa bar Vrt to Imr Uiat ha baa dv lmad th bmia? of
thai appuittluisut, M that b Bada It llononiot lo
loara bum, whaa suainoaa of su much ImpurUnc d
aaaad bis -t.U k Avaiy la be inferred. tUl b
is al this tiimi in Balllima?, aaaiating lo eleval Martin
Vaa Bursa lo tb prasidsocy, I giv you, sir, Ui (Utew
TU Am. fUtyri W s Whil waara eonv
msfnorattag th virtuaa of th Illustrious dead, b i
paying boowra lo tb power that be" bv ministering
at lb alur of living aiubiUua. Verily b ahall bav
By Hon. Jamei Martin, nf flaliabiiry. ,Wreiiwrf
CWf ! Tbs " lloriMt's Neat of lb Rnbol" an ap
pallattoa glorkiosty won, wba rebsllkio onmnsuid In a
nobis miMianc to th cis ia" anuthofid sower.
By Franklia Smith. Esq. TU Memory VVsv
Ilanpr.Apermi aa h haa been, by on high ia Dow.
r, hi earn will yet descend lo posterity a th bold
and Intrepid supporter of our country's honor snd ind
By James W. Osborne, Kq.-TU. Vniritf f
NortkAJamlimm Libsrty aad koowWgs, "oo and in
dissoluble." -ByGen. T. G. Pots-AWe Orrsfiaait -Pieaent at
our board today, ia lh pevwm of siaay of bar patriotie
aon, t aba aud lby ar present la our baaru aad a
On the announcement of this toast, Thomas 1.
Moore, Eq., of Spartanburg, South Carolioa, rose,
and, after making some eloquent remarks, appro
priate to the sentiment, oflorjd the following t
Nbrta and Soulk-Cwlim ! Identified ia Interest
snd ia feeling, may the same spirit which anitad lbm
in 7fl, m nppnaatipa to fcreiga oppression, animals and
nit them an mat ifllriru and despotism at bom.
B CuLJD. MLikrringer, of Cabarrua. Tk frinci-
. ' . . I 1 ... rrt . . . -i. ... .V -. I
fir J ssy aw rworaaa .- i ur j umcn us uisi
eternal vigilance ia tb price of Liberty," whether as
sailed under lb form of law by a "republics a" Presi
dent, or with open violence by s titled monarch.
By N. W. Alexander, Kan.-Capt Willism XIu
sV.- . The first Captaia of the first regiment under Ge
By tb Hon. W. P. Mvngnm - 7 fa memory tf lh
lie CM. Willi Polk -Tbe Ust surviving Field Of
near of th North-Carolina line th bravest ot Ui brave
as stem as ruinon and s virtuous brave.
By Gov. Hwain Fortune-hunter "Sod office-hunters
Irt tb fair sel beware of tbe on, and lb people of
Bv Junes M. Black, Esq Tb 30th May, 73:.The
first dawa of rational liberty, may it kf be comme
morated bv the people of Mecklonburf.
By Dr. P. C CaWwelL T tUnt Tb Doric
Pillars that support the Corinthian fabric of our Nation
al Government...a pnnpia a curse on him who would de
stroy the fair snd just proportion of either,
. f I' u . L n I..
Iiy Aoorew urwr, um. I sa owmm f-vnsa
May tbsy wall censMler their own interest ia tbe ap-
proachmf Preawlential contest
By Dr. C. L Hunter, of Lincoln May every breast
be animated with the kiAy patnotism of a Hwiin, and
political honesty of a Mangrnn, and step boldly f award,
ere "the Hun of Liberty ia et' To tk rttemtto tk
By J. H. Blake, Ean, " L WkU: Proverbi
ally bonest and Just all parties unite in paying him
homage lie st in Ansuue me iacaauo pany u
tbe American Senate.
TU n M E,lne. of IJno.Jn-1-The Orator of tha Dav:
Trie beauty and elegance or nm compnsuioq can oniy
be Mirmsaed by the eloquence of hi delivery.
Ry ColTMr WrAlewnder Those who tnrronnd
this festiv braird -Tn generoa ensprmg eWe
ncestrv: May they wear, untarnished, tbe laurels
wreathed lur them.
Bv Cant Isaac Campbell The 20th May, 1775:
Mav it Im annualti celebrated bf every tmts mltim of
Mecklenburg, while the eafle enara and the star-spa n-
rlerl banner wares "o'er the land or the tree and the
borne of the brave."
By G. A. Miller, of Linoolnloa. "Resistance lo ty
ranny is obedience lo God."
By a J. Harris, of Uncolnfeary Cty The Aria-
UIm ot the Uuttad twaisa; - ikt suuuiibs auspis ana
beeaase he sv irHXrfTU pt Ible. v - - -"
By rharloa J Parley nl Rowan- The prtnciploa
which were proclaimed this day raj rear ago Dy our
patriotic ajrea: May they never be (Wotten by their
descendants. -' ; -
By George F. Davidson, of Iredell..- William Gaston:
Admired for bia senilis, and revered fbr hi virtue, po
litical prejudice may proscribe hi public services, but
j l k: c
Br Robert" Williamson,- Km., of Lmcohi..Marttn
rVan Siiren': The executor of Uie last will and iesta-
ment of Andrew! Jackson he never can plead the
want of asset while be hold tbe people a money.
By Capt. J. J. Khinlap. of the LalayeUa Anillery
Te VillagofLtrlotte: A Hornet' neat to Tarlton
-may it ever prove a -uornei s nta vj a u w i w jiaj; i
. I . . ut ., .H . II I I
By Joseph 1 1. W tlaon, K.-JntrUigyme mmd wtrtiu:
Mav thev alwava be reirarded as tb Dtllars of our Re-
publ ican Institutions.
Bv Dr. S X. Johnaon, of Uncolnton. Our Native
Stata:. First Jo declare-IiMlwpMrulanct of -a foreign ty-
rantMay aha b tbs last to submit lo a domestic des
pot. By R. P. Willis, Fen., of IUirks.-Jo. Sea well Jones:
Hjs rMhiewi&CNrlirdira emu.
latea me aeons oi nti anceewra.
By J. T. Aabury JJobn C Calhoon snd John Branch :
Brirht ernamevit of tho two Carolina - they are vet
undimmed bv the New York magician.
By A. R. Wolfincton-.01d Mecklenburg: Tbe first
to declare herself independent may abe never give up
her rights of liberty.
By J. J. Erwm, of Burke. Tbe County of Mecklen
burg: -Her patriots of 1775 have been inscribed on tbe
page of history, for the highest deed of chivalry and
noble daring hr on oo this day bav not dishonored
Bv CoL W. J. Alexander The reirimentaof Cavalrv
and Volunteers: The apiritof their fathers will ever
actuate them in defence of their righto.
By Joseph IL Wilsoo. Eeq. The Salem band: . The
Cohcord and harmony of the musical strain are only
equalled by tbe kindness and sociality with which wa
greet them. " " ' "
9f"Vfrkz R;'0viowi((v. Th-L
and iheir handy-work, the Colors of Ihd Uyfkyett An
tulery: May the latter ever-wave over uiose able and
BJ Wm. CaroMin :
- -- f1 !
the Former. -"-'- i..';:r-.r.,r
this world never thrive, -
Who will not celebrate seventy-five.
By A. P. Campbell. Our honored Guest, Willie P.
Maniromr Who reffaaed to be instructed by those who
had no right to inatract . , -ir, . .
By Namue! McKe. Three groans to tha Conven
tion' thi day to be assembled in Baltimore. ., '.
Vf W. A. tlarTia.-reace and prosperity to our high
v aVvorn CAHntrr:" Mav all iarrinir nrinciuleawtiicb'
now disturb the political world ba made to chime in
harmony. - , .;
ity laaaa liyam Alay Judg Wluta aeld iaaiga
set office in the rift of people, and may Willi P. Man
gum hold the next ' , r
By James A. Johnston Henry Clay: Our political
defender aininet fbreien power Tbe conciliator of do
mestic diseentions rhe highest gin of the people of
thi Umoa would be put the merited reward of his taith
ful aervice. r ; , ' .
By Col. M. W. Alexander. The Baltimore Conven
tion : like the Hartford Convention, illegitimate m it
birth Tbe people of the United State will not permit
themselves to be dictated to by it
Uy u. Maxwell, wq Our iliHtlngnlsbed tiuest, lion.
W. P. Manrum t He obeys no instruction from any
sovereign but the merriga people.
Pf A. R. Wolflngtm-Tba American ladies i N,
I Brat in war,
not first ia peace, but flrA tq tb hearts of
By J. Uyera, Tb County of M eeklenburg : Tbs Ant
lo spurs the yok of paUamstay pprsMiMWaa Q
her osis shew themselves worthy of their fathers, by
putting tbetf tcto upuolha eucrus JimmiU of cascuu. -patrtMiafs.
By Capt Wm. Reevea-Hoo. Willie P. Mantua j
Tb abt and fuarloaa champiun of Soutbern principles
tb pen 4 a will sustain hi in,
Bv k C. Caldwell Martin Vaa Burea: Oppmwd u
th 14 war, exposed to James Madisun, nnd to
southern Interest caa Um bouibera poil go fur suck
By James A. Wallace Th Doctrine of Nullifl.. .
lion and Cunsulidaiiua i Hrjlls an Lb-m tide and Che
rybdia oa tba other both squally dangsrwua lo lb Ii.
bertie of Hi country.
By Cut. (J. 1L Nichuls-Our bigbly asUemed guest
snd Chief Magistral : Msy be, if aecessary, bock la oa '
In srmor which shall prov aa keen to hi enemies as
hi wit snd political knowledge are to give life, test, Q
and edification lo this social Company.
By J. a CampbelUTk Hon. Wm. C Preston, of
&sitb-Crolina Mecklenburg , tb waking spirit of
Rip Vaa Winkl" would gladly hav welcomed Li.
aae gwest at thi feaai knsrd.
By K, 1L Fullwoud-Tbe Whig Senal of Hi Uni.
ted State: Notwithatandinf faction and fslsohaod fcy
bav their reign, it will be but abort, the time wifrb
when that body will receiv the vr lasting gratitudt ot
By A. R Davidatr-Mecklnbarg'lSiNinty, in which
Independence was first declared, may the cause of ihia
great aasemulags of peopl a remoiuuerM aud banded
down lo I
i tha latest posterity.
By James Porter Th Hon.
Willie P. Mangum:
May be receive lite gratitude af every patriotic em of
Niath-Carolina fur bis course a a United Mtate Menau
TranamiUed By Cen Beverly Dunivl.
Tb Revolutionary Whig of Mecklenburg and Char
itg or MecatenDurs; ann utiar. S
ipirit of chivalry and gallantry, f B
neck of frVorg tk third, but V
tbe SMusj of hi illustrious I
fcitte Who, in the true spirit
pUosd their feet upon tb i
warred nut vo with tb
By Jiawtph Sna well Jonee. Tb memory of my friend
and eounlrymao, the late Joseph Pteerasi, of Rowan :
The chivalrous North-Carolinian : Aa accomplished
gentleman, and an independent Htatewmaa
By F. I Bmith, Esq. Tb Judiciary of North-Caro.
lina, and it able representative at oar festive board, the
Hon., Jsiimsj Martin.
By J. M. Black. The Benate of the United Htatea ;
may that body ever stand inflexible against Executive
Bv W. W. Elm. The Signer of Mecklenburif
Declaration of Independence : while their aabe repose
in tlieir graves, may tiivir illiMtrMMis exsmpls slune a
perpetual beacon to ages yet unborn.
By Wm. C. Tate. Tb Heroes of lb A mericsn Ro
volution They groaned that we micht resce they
tmled that we might rest they died that we miirbt live.
Bv Jaa, v. Usborne, rsq. Tbe memory of William
R Davie: The jurist, the orator, and the brav defend-
of the libertiea of hi country.
My itr. V, K. Dunlap. Iliiffh U White: Mofleet ami
onassumino; hi poliUcal course has been undevMliiig,
may it be onward.
By Robert Williamson, Esq. Hon. Willie P. Man
gum Hi firm and dignified course in tbe Honsle of
the United K tales be identified hi name with the bo
nnv of the State be represeote aod the liberties of bw
By R. W. Maxwell Our boooured and distiniruish-
gueat, Willie P. Mangum, the Ann and intrepid defend
er of our eonatitution and lawa "Who ve dared to do"
hi duty, and risk the consequences," allhouirh instruct
ed lo act otherwise by Oflice8oeker and politwiana
who have sold their birtb-riirht, uptlcr the expectabuo
of receiving a reward from their roanter.
By CoL Masnainara. of Rowan. Tbe illnxtriooa 1'it
riota who aasemblod in thi Town on the 20th May,177fi:
Mav the tnemorv of their renown thrill thruurrh the
sou la of tlieir decendanta, and impel tliem to renewed
eneivie for the maintenance of the glorious inheritance
of civil and reliiiu liberty left them.
By Mllei IML -The United Btati May they ou-
rer be worse divstad than they sra now. - -
- By Thomas T. Hogg, .Norttr tromar llw
Arst to strike for freedom : abe'll be tbe but to suiien-
By James A. Wallace. The General Pis Office
Department!"" The ureal akaigh of political corruption
and intrigue: may it be speodily cleansed from its im
port ie by tbe limpid current of popular opinion.
By James Wrt anrne, Ksn.--The Town of Char
lotte: Tlie birtli-place of freedom i befiire our eves:
our rcsuvitiea are on Uie battlo-OcIu. snd ae cckhnto
the dawn of independonce over tlie graves of the heroes
who died for its achievement: where can pure patriotism
be an successfully enkindled, and where servility and
man-wnrship so emphatically rebuked.
Bv N. W. Alexander. Een. Henrv Clav: Kentiirkv
I ... . . J
nftefla w aoM rnanl, m-tHum or Sraasr-nnninnniTtmrsrc
ries of year nor the flight of time, can deprive her of
the trwry of her fkvorite woa-P midla " part iMus'vUa- ' i
By R, Cochran, jr., of Salisbury. The memory of Ro
bert Rowan, the author of tha Cape Fwer Association.
enfdinto e 3(Hh "Ju'nis IT7.
Bt. H. Alexander, Esq., of Ralu.bury. Thefiouth-
ern State : Identified in interest and policy :- let tbcm
unite Tp aJowt pull, strong pulLaad .pullatog-
ther " in the s Presidential election. : -
By Dr. F. M. Hoaa. Tbs Hon. W. P, Manrum : At -
all times ready to obey inttrwtions, when riven direct
ly from the people but will always disobey inttruc?
turn omained throntrh the new York jupvler.
By F. L Smith, Eeq.-Tbe six Alexander: Whir
whoaigned the Mecklenbunr Declaration of Independ
ence, and ear whig Alexander in the last letriatsf ore.
By W. W. Lorn?, Esq. Our worthv and honorable
ruest, Willie P. Manruro: May hia talent and virtue
be rewarded by the highest gift of the people.
By W. I Davidson, Esq. Oeonre Pomdexter: A
rare combination of courage ad talent, in the front of
the battle for Constitutional Freedom : God grant bim
success, -.. ,
By CoL W. Alexander. The 'memory of John Bar-
nett: One of the bravest and most active of tbe Week-
By VKh Morroon.The 12th October, 1422 :
proclaimed a new world, Amenes, wa bail J m
By 1. lirUneell. Declaration of Independence :
Toiogoeji iq c puns onuos oi-Xeceagion.
By Huirh Torrence.-Tbe able and elonnent Senators
of our sister Stat of South Carolina : Vigilant senti-
1 a m a.a .
aeia on uie waicn-wwer or our liberty.
By W. A. F. Davidson. Mecklenburg county : The
birth spot of American Independence: Mav she never
submit the choice of her President to the dictation of
Office-holders, OBice-eeekes, and politicians by trade.
By W. a Ncrrrrtmt Gen. nnfr Green: The able
and ftd adjrocate in mmMJSmMi
periy ; toougn penxcuiea oy inoso in power, may free
men extend lo him that confidence and mtronaire he so
justly merits. ,' ,
- y r. ft HfneottThtOmstiUitton of the United '
State, and; tbe Union of the States: Bat with U of
their Constitutional Libertie. , t '
By K, P. Willis-North Carolina t To contribute to
the preservation of our Federal Constitution, in its spi
rit and letter, she must commemorate the event of the
20th of My, im
By Burton Craig, Esq., of Salwbnry. The conntyof
Mecklenburg Her people were tha first to declare
their independence of soreva aowea mav Ihev never -
yield lo any power. ,. .
By Cha's. G. Alexander.-John C Calhoun for, ta
lent and patriotic devotion to the public welfare; he
U nil rrUSI. , t - -
By Wm. U. Bpcck The 27 Revolutioiiary Patriots :