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si'KECir OK Mil HUDSON,
rtUf &ifnrrt'int ilk M.W
t,JU ,, nir in Committfp of the
l vfj tiirnjf . laving ouiaaueu
jtlustgriusrimfii. direct vhfiti
aHincnvrnCHlanriiiaipIrs of opr. c
lonl Jfelieving.thfs i to bo lhp
f..:if.inv dutV'to 1)C
v mt j o i U .
r.iii Procedure ; and 1 am the anore m-
;lftrd tddti tUU, beoiuse I was otic of the
...el nr. as irenutnn-ii ui iuu uuii siuu wi
Jlpuhavo! shefcringly $aiM. onc.bi
t;;infJJii tuurticiu who had itbe inde-
ioAnhry in follow tlifir own setose ofdu
fv.lini'rb: vote accprlling to thct
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,tf Uicjr own Consciences. I bring no ac
toiniagaiiiKfr others, The sid icct was
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,UU,MitrfJ : liv lhe mnloritv of the llouse in
Jn6st ciYibarrassiig form, anjd gentle
heft m oni'slytpf J urposa might ditler
Wu,lha final voje. , As 1 claim Sincerity
br ImVScu. I do not uesiion me sincerity
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f niv 'IriciMS wnose nuims were uiuuimi
Oodglass.) in reply t
CM. Delano.) has t
I is treason to. tne
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BRMER &" JAiES
" Keet a check cpoi fir.t voce i i
IS SAFE."; J , . ;
NUMBER 10, OP VOLUME III.
kitct : ;3Ir..uiiarmanf umicj. vi ...- j Monday last. And. thouch tiic irbritlcman
-v. i : .r. lis! on hi not .naive lnlru- i l Tn. uiiL
f.OirpuniMiuy "i ;. ji. iroan liunqis very mouesuy urauus mosei
to..lf4ui)on the btlention ol; the corn- , n8!,'n,riwi!u.,i,n rrtfl nint tKioi,ll
I : t-7 - fx.. ..... w nnii' i V:IT W I Ll . . - i - ,f , ... ' . .1 tl,- , , J
miittcc nul ;"c 1 ivv! I - -ration dl l war, 1 will assure Mtaf that 1
i'sWPublic i vc( keen-a ii aeon- hae lh. moral courage to speak Imy oww
cmtnencco. w ; ' i-.cu,, sentiment ; and neither -bis dbsmatical
. declarations, nor the awful nods of his head j
shkll restrain me. I will speak as I think,
regardless of the frownsor sneers: of that
gcintlemah or hte friends! I mkd no pre-;
"tensions to bravery, but it frequently re-
qujrcs more moral courage to stand alone,
an Congress in 183G passed an act declar
ing that their Republic was bounded wes
terly by the Rio Grande, put what title
ad she ta the territory lying! west of her j tipn of absurdity to rely upon
original limits? She could have none but ' ation ofTexas as deciding thi
which the army may need .will
chased from them at fair pricrs.
stated that until the matter tlju::! .'.
nally adjusted between the two ( i
ments, the harbor of Urao3
J would be open to the free use of tl; '
icans as ftcrclujure, 1 he same vscv?
impressed upoirihe lexicon ci..
officer at Brasos Santiago, by Caj L
deet who commanded" the escort' ..
covered the rcconnoissance of l'.i i;
and." j . j " t
Here, fr. Cbaiiman, txe'lavc t!.c r "
of Gen. Taylor for theact that Mcxic:.'
It) Possession i nn lIiA I rstt InnL- .C ,
light of a contract, and as necessarily im-, and definitely settle all'pending differen- ' Grande, ihat Mexicani ture rw? V .
plies two: parties as any other contract ces between the two countries, including the5 tad lhe nariguHuh of the harlLrc ,
whatever; i Hence it is the very pcrlec- those of boundary between Mexico and the Santiago, and, a rusiom.housc and tv '
the declar-! btute of Texas." And, injiis recent mes-' T'V . . ' l,0T lcn cou!J ti e
is question. sage, he savs that Mr. SI de was i.n.'ww"- wnmaji, t;
; JULY 3, 1846.
that nC nnrrnnt AAn,i,',A khk pvprrftrrv ! ttlis. thelbrc. af matter of. nrofound as- trusted with fnll nnuvr tnnrlint K.th ih ; rercnue Jw$. were "tended over i!
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her conquest up to the Kio liranue f xSo- tonistiment tnat in
nquest un to the. Jtto iirande f iso-! tonistiment mat ine rresiuenr, in nis jaie
like it; evefv attempt she made ; messaged .should bo presume upon
proved a siirnal failure. The pooulation norance of Congress as to present
u'pon the Rio Grarida never rebelled a- j parte ac bf Texas as having any; bearing
gainst Mexico: were never! conquered by ! upon this question. But the treaty was
Texas, or submitted to Texan! law or'au- rejecteu oy tne senate ; anu no oojecuon
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or wiiu a -smaii minority, than it does to thority. Texas made several attempts :to w-as urgeu wim more lorce man ine one
follow the; multitude in the moment of plant her standard upon the banks of that wie arc considering, that it, attempted to
his late questions of the Texas boundary' and of in- c7'"Z t ( rlilnr f th
;TTiri irr i Ipmnliioic . w t Mrand ucn. 1 avlor further jnfurr;s
fS: demnW cat.on of our citizens. j arPrachii5; Point Ibel -Li :
ttha in view of all these numerous flajj, aud , on arrivinS there L
vuuiuiunb on the part ol our own ov- ; that the "port6ptain hvhocommittc J t!
ernmdnt, is it not perfectly preposterous j hnd made hisVscapo, and that with t!.
in the Executive to maintain that our ti- t ion of two or thf-c jnofTt-nsiro Moil
tie is "clear and unquestionable, up to rest lad left the""place for Matamor;
the Rio Grande ? Have we nnv better ' evidence is clear and conclusive thai t
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J 'tvt Ji. f " : ui. ..a.
f IJutithe gcntlemat from :Il,jn6is, (Mr. ; tcriv miscL.false as a Whole, and false in
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pouglass in rcpiy lo my lncnuirpm untt, , of its. recitals.
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country to denounce
ie war,- now it is declared. He seems! to
.fmitttltat the ! remaps of' the ftfember
omr..0:;io Would hruvct been undbjection-
.ble. if they had been made befor the war
iU become a law.; . iiuut, sir, l recognise
o iucli dhtinqtion ujider the cirumstan
of the case. AVV know the mannclr
Nviiili tljat bill wa; passed, the lot haste
i-ivuiiih it-SvasJ passed through thjs
louse, aucPi uuenu uiai u snau qc Known
lvhe!'rej ; oo far as my feeble powjers
xtrtul, ! Hitetui jinpi country Mian Know
ith what" rashness and indecenfl hasteall
ilici cvik of war hap been brou
Old ctmntry. A mqs.sagc was received
i Irotn the 1 'rc&iuent l the L uitdr states
:behyeen'. the lixi'cutive and
rhiorvi Thc Hoijsi: resolved i
loiriiTiittec of the! ' kVholc to coi
popular excucmenr. y. river, but in every attempt her lldrces were carry itne western oounuary 01 lexas to ciaim 10 tne country up to the bank of. ,cin were ,n pos'ion ol the ccui.ttv
i f'' vimiuuau, a was one oi me iour- ejmer captured or unven loacK i wiin iuu iviu uimiuc, iai ucuuu iuc nuu mu- moi yjipusnc uauunoros, man we 1 . .y -n un-.
tcn wh6 voted against the passage of the what propriety, then, can We! maintain its ofexas. ! have in the neighborhood bf Santa Fe ? f.tn"? ha$ ng becnj in possesion cf t'
; wir bill!j I voted against it for various that the wilderness' or desert ountry b- I The j distinguished Senator from Mis- ' The President in his late message relies' J , jcretarypj m". Mr. Marcy. n:
i reasons, and, among others, for th : I be- twecn the Nueces and Kio Grande ever , souri,: (Mr. Benton.) when speaking a- upon the act of the Texan Congress, which ';..? ,en a3jor.ate.d July8,.lM,
i lieve the! preamble, and its repetjtion in belonged to Texas ? Aviate strip of j gainst the treaty, said: made the Rio Grande, through its whole gnmeini '
the first section of the bill, to be untrue. ! country on the left;dr eastern bank of the i "Thejbne hajf of the department of j course, the boundary, when he himself, j 0f tjlC m0 cjrand which arc -ani )'
! The preamble is as follows: "Whereas, ! Rio Grande has ever been in possessionof NewjMexico, Vvith its capital, becomes ; through his Secretary of the Treasury, has ! time have been in'the actual occuai
by the actloF Mexico, a state of war ex- j Iexico, and we have acknowledged j the property of the United States ; an an- told that Santa Fe, on the east of that troops."
ists between that Government 1 and the j that possession both before and! after an-
It is not true that
nexation. At the' last sessioq of Congress
ain act was passed allowing a drawback
upon foreign merchandise! imported into
this countr and exported to Canada and
wnr cxistejd before the passage of that act. j Mexico ; and among the places mentiqn-
rhere had been a collision between our
troops andj those of Mexico; but a colli
sion of forpes in a single instance and at
a partictiUr point, does not amount to war,
in the legal and constitutional sense of
that term! By the constitution of this
country aqd of. Mexico the power to de
clare w'Arj is vested in Congress, and not
in the President or the commandipg gen
eral. W4 have no authority for saying
that the Mexican Government had declar-
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crln nt I hi hhTlnhnn n 1 cn l-tcttnmoc nnrc n , rivpr i n o I n11 in lh I c r rwi ri 1 1 r rl l nvi ti. i .1 . 1 . ,
e v " wvv,... , .. . v.., ...w.MU,u ... ..w v ivi- t e nave men mo most. conceive c
part 6fi the department of Coahuila, not co. j that Mexico was in possesion ontla-:.
but commanded' from the right by Mexi- i I wish to pay my respects to the gentle- custorn-liousus and military posts ihvic
can authorities;! the same of Tamaulipas, ' men fiom Illinois, (Mr. Douglass.)" who fa- lhen' become of the tfeclaratiVn tft!..
Which cdversboth sides of the river from ; vnmd ik u-!tli li vimrc nLn iU Cnh; ! man from Illinois, or the declaration i;i i
' ifc mnth ff onma lnmTJ iK A 1 . rni .1 . I SaHC IfOm WIWCD h(V tlOrrmVfSl if. If. if
this session Mr. Secretary Walker, in his all the left bank of which is in the power rare a specimen of advancin- and re- Ps8s,ndhat our laws .wen- c
report on the finances, says :! 4 The act of! nd possession of Mexico. These, in ad- j treating, of playing oiT and onTas we of-1 ZZh?nVvLA!i
March 3d, 1815, allowing ?v djawbackpn ditiou old, Texas-these parts of lour ! ten witness. In the first place, he at- i f 11 i H Kr Jrii7 W;.
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inrfiiirii iriiff)irs. pvnnrrpn irnm f.prramni wavca-riuuci; iu us uu macs iucsc ipmnrpn in s i winnriiiip ntir tit tn tho . .
Our ports to Canada, and also to Santa Fe ' People and territory these flocks and . whole country cast of the Rio Grande by i armistice was concluded between the M
and Chihuahua. -in Mexico, ' lias crone i to ' herds
Some extent into ellect. and is ! Winhinir cp, lvo thousand miles long and some
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fln almp nt thn Knnnh in rl : pvu .. I. 1 .. 1 . I : c it m . . .
- j ciuiiiig in cany uuuuuancs ui a cx- ana i cxaas, auu one provision was r,
thousand miles long and some ' as. But. after he had demonstrated that i Me xican fo rrp should hft wiilw'riwn '
hundred broad--all this our President has j to his own satisfaction, he confessed that ; right bank of the Rio Grande. uv, "I
cut off from its mother empire, and pre- j these old boundaries, and conseqently his ' gladly ak that gentlemm. whether I.o
sents td tis, and declares it ours till the argument founded upon them, was noth- confidence in an argument of this ojt '
Senate rejects it ! ing.to his purpose. The question, he said, ! noVcyery one. know' that "nothing U xw .
had given no authority to the President to I included within hdr lawful territory. But j ;treaty,,n alt that relates to the : was not how the l'rovmce of Texas was j " 1 " " 51
- i .i . r-, . . . - ., i ixinn iarv ni inn ittn iiran p. is nn ;ir.L ni ttrttinriri Mnr imw ho , ...,. r -i-.vnc. uit niuiiiiu.i i
every one Knows mat anta tc is on the Z -V : . i " rv t h,a,w
to produce the most happy result." !!; 1
Here, sir, we have the most positive rc-
encrnitinn nn th nnrt nf nm- fSlrtrpphinotit
c(jl war, and we know that our Cjongress . that Santa Fe belongs to jMexieo, and; is
jnasteran j niarch Ins troops upon a disputed ! territ
P U.PJ j ry in possession of the Mexicans. The
There ! east side of the Rio Grande, ! How! then PKW outrage oi cxco. t is me was bounded. In this he yielded all ar- J
is! also a manifest distinction hotv.o:n hnx- h if h rtnAo',Y rV binT Uf I seizure ot two thousand miles ol her ter
" ' - - - . . . Vi Ltl I . L . V W .l t. I.L.IIU.U( lll 3ill"i II. I I I I fl I II 111..
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scene of action ? lhit who'evcr t!;
that such an agreement Cor l ic time Ijc i .'
tililics arid When war is proclaim- ; that the- whole codntry
UtCU aUtnontV. the W ho fi : intintri hnrrlonntr nrrr
rorld are bound to take to Texas, and hence is a part of the Uhi- ! toich she is no party.
m . - j n i i - j - . m i . i r .1
with mer(,ucu ia our reiauons w uinuex, ; pa hv thH onstitntmr n.nthnritv tt-iU n-hnlo ! ..t. v.,i;U
5.wi( rl'li J. nnwt-.r, xif n fc r rvfri ri t-i 1 ni I ,if Ii I .. ! , .1 . . 1 .01
ii nn roitij, ,ii.im.vwiiiiMiim.M ' ' 110.110(1 and the vv
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o-luminous correspondence, which passed
den ouriCJovrniinent and Mdxico, and
I l'.i I . ' , . . I . 1 .1 . ..T 1
I self into
irimittec of the! Whole to consider the
fuivject. llw uebatK by a vote of the
pace of two hours. One hour rind a half
t IMt Ihue was consumed in reading, the
ircspohdcnce, atld even then one half
L ' ' . I
f the1 papers werd riot read. The chair
mffol the Conunittle on Military Afiairs
li ed Up a bill,w hilh had bceii for some !
i a fflje momeht ! Seizure, of. ..two thousand miles of her ter- guments drawn from the boundaries pri- r T "
nV 1! rnfJp ritory without a word of explanation with or to 1SHQ ; and then to show that he had I ? ' .,.heful,?re bindary of the two c,
or anypart of the , J- ,1, c . v . , , ,w l ll' "uwuuu nuiau jie Mexican mi":ht with more rr vrs
1 that river, belon.-s hor' ?n( bv virtuc of a treaty with lexas . no settled principle uP6n the subject, he nnpn tlic faci .ha.norul Tnvhn,
T i ! . . . ; . I to v hifhc IP le nn nirlc " 1 I. . ; r . U l. I 1 . . . . i
iciuuii-uiu iutjfjucauun ui ine fariy uuuim- nosilion uix'n tho Auece?. to provrt tl.:it
cognizance of' it, and to govern them-1 ted States?. There is no authority at all ! " IIa.v!n? shown the eflects of the trea- ary, and relerred to the argument of my vcr, and not the Uio1 Grande was the tn:
i ! m m' m !l - 1 . . i tir rviV 4hrk lfi I- rr t r 4 nnn ti am I fn a nn I 1 If J W At 1 1 i a t
selves accorumg to rules ot constitutional ibr that plea, not one particle of proof ! V ul, lUD Ulu T 1 ' veuerau,e coueaguc, uur. iuams.;;wnen ary
apd international law.'. Buttherelrnay be Uhat the Rio; Grande is our true boundary, I the treaty itself; and under all its aspects; j he was Secretary of State. This vacil- j
outbreaks or collisions at a particular ! evCeDt the act of the Texan OoWoss n!nd ! and hi it whole extent, and assume iour . lating course, this employing and reject-!
j sphere, that we ha,ve confessed to! be invalid by ? t'"014 1 s ' 1 "K . , ,. ? argumenun succession, , . . ?
f hn trnntv - lins Ift hnt lift In w hirh roruilrnc fnr o. I 1 llC TUtnOred Settlement Ot tlC (
ii.-piiaai aumitiinj; oania re, a lown on me east- v intwiw ... m..; - ......... u... i
(to nE coxTixur.n.')
f rfdebate for. some
point, hostilities within a limited
and even letters of marque and
may be granted to one or. more
subjects under certain circumstances
with suitable limitations, without being
in a state of war, in the legal sense of that
term. When war exists neutral
are bound to take notice of it;
same is npt true in every Ccisc of hostility.
consul ; there wc have been paying duties
on merchandise ; and when the expedi
tion to Santa Le was captured, our Gov
ernment interceded with the Mexican Oo-
vernment for the release of our citizens ;
ittip iiiriii rmr inrtinu iimmaii i.tiv-trvi tt- i . ' r -
I I u I'WtJI V t . LIA lIU. U 11LU niilllll V jLll 1 iir I. ,i 1 1 ! . . . . . . , d -.
Ldrized the i'resid, ,t Un,,nt 1, JnriL I .Vc a ? i examples n our own nis; , admitting in the correspondence itseltj that
i'Af .a,A0 - Ji.ir.i.7 lory u'm.CI1 Wl11 illustrate this u.s incuon. Santa Fe ri;
y to defend our own soil, or rdncl inva
;J.l i-nv'A... wL:k.,LL. .';!. Ti.t i -i ' ... 1
iuii iiwiii.uui itiiiun jn; uiu was JJ I1 1
hirty minutes, but.no
or .me, iirsi niiu , Mvcianiuoju oz war
vaimcntlon'd,;niid sundry aniendhicnts
d iliat cllVct wlt re oflered. When the
iwe'lor dicussipn.ukpired, the committee
ftxied upon1 the aihqndmcnts, a id the bill
ivOrS uniupuiauiiY reporicu to ii e iiouse,
iml paissed. untie r! thl; previous (mcstioiti
ritUsi sir. wasi whr.'lleclarcd after a dd-l
late bf BOinc thirty miiuitcs only, and that
i,ne auacK upon tne Chesapeake hy an ican Republic,.
xjiiwiioi muwv , uwuiu IUO laic WtU Vitll rnt 1 n ,
Hngland,jwas an act of hostility,! but nei- ,g 7 ?
ther nation rerrar.li if o acts. acknowledged
injured i side of that river, to be a part bf the Mex-1 wrould be, of itself, a war between the , ply. t There are, however, a few points question is received by the Press an
;es, and ican territory, Ai that place ! We have a I United States and Mexico. ; : j which demand a passing notice. The pie of the country with the great?
"2.-That it would be an unjust war. gemicman toiu us nai mere were some thusiasm. The Baltimore comw m ,
"3. That it would bea war unconsti- sold,fs 1,1 the revolutionary army of Tex- ;.rr7:vrr ' :
futinnnlh, r7 ! as w" came from lhe country west of J I ;
" ? m? - 7 ! the Nueces, and from this he argued that j " in time of war, wc justly n.
"1- luu1Vl . IU n "ar 1 01 all that country fell within the Republic a victory, accompanied though it
The treaty failing, the subject at the
next! session was brought forward in a
form! to obviate in some degree this ob
ghtfuljy belonged to the Mex-
oiitincd cf)tire!lv io
or tour mhnbcrM'ot
too Plain the lldor. 1 hen. ' ,u .u,,,......
I ojine on! the Canadian frontier. The cap-
ture of jfonterey, a Mexican town upon
; the Xacifc, by Commodore Jones, in 1813,
I is anotHer case in point. Each of these
cases shrews that there may be acts of hos
tility between the forces of the two Pow
ers, and jyet the relations of peace may be
preserved. The declaration, therefore,
that wafjexisted, is not sustaine'd by facts
ci few brie
the I) cm 6c
ty mil ;
ier m wnicn uiey
UlLthd horrors ot wa
:i prcc.ancy anu
lounq in ine nisiary
e been iiiv
of j arty assembly
i ye body.
Wc had no evidence of its existence at
that time : on the contrary, all the evi-
: V CTfl1 "io mi??ruy dence wc had before us went to sustain
crrtutcu to say, worn upon n
irM absorbing titrestlonj of peace
n.4louke.kupwj the country
vtiflw. me nasiy nnu lnconsiueratc
dry fell within the Republic a viciory accompanieu mougii u i;
of Texas. But does not every one see ; bY the slaughter1 ol thousands !
the utter fallacy of this reasoning ? I pre-.j t gives some assurance of consrqut
sume there, might have been some solTablc peace, how much more
mers in me i exan armv irom me counirv i" itJui" iuttnmwnuujinit.uun1,.
jectipn of the Senator of Missouri. The west 0f the Nueces, but to every one west ! suit in war,with. its vast destru
joint? resolution of annexation provides j 0f t,at river there were, I presume, ten ; hTc and. property,; arc, without an
that the; territory properly included icith- 1 from tne country east of the Sabine. cc nationalhorior, amicably
iniw&jightfully belonging to the Repub- j Anj if tbis fact pr0Ves that the country i The news! we publish to-day that t!.
- 1AJI.I. r I II LIU. 11 UI.L.L 1 1A A 1 11 Llllj 1 L I II Vfl I lllllll. t " " ' FT
is included in Texas, the same argument ! the moral force of unanimity, has
was this: "Said ! limn ui l.of o ioo. r i.r. tt t the makini? of a Treatv resnectin'' I
ril 1 .: . I ; ,. . . , . . . - - UUIU lllUl. U IIIIkIj UI LUL iy . . o - '
ver. i ne language oi he treaty wasge-1 Mate to- be formed, subject to the adjust- States 'was rightfully included in that ! on the terms proposed, will bchrul
neral. It provided that the Uepubliq of ment by this Government ot all questions Rcpubiic. But, sir, the question is not ! universal joy. The question jt!) v.
Texas, with all i s territory should be pe- of boundary that may arise with our Gov- from what country or section of country ! long loomed up like a portento;
ded to the United jStatcs. Lut, sir, thodgh eminent. i the soldiers came, but over what country : in the political sky, and has excr:
this language was general, andseemed to , IIerei we-have. tt)full recognition ' did they extend their arms? And I say ' a malign Influence upon' businc
imply that the country ceded was nothing i pf the unsettled state of the western boun-! without fear of contradiction, that they 1 ally, may now be considered as
more than Texas proper-tbe country i dary of Texas, The language is selected : never were able to extend their conquest ; settled. The effect cannot i ul t
Dourmeu wesieny uy me i ueces ei, , with caution " the territory vronerlu in- : to tho Rio Grande. Thev have at ditler- 1 the highest degree suspicious-, an
4 - . -' . J n , . . ' ,
ernment had by public
the country bordering
upon the Rio Grande on theieast to , bo-
part of the Republic of Mexico, the trea
ty crot up by Presdient Tyler dhd his Se
cretary, of State attempted ' clandestinely ; & ! But the first condition imposed upon
to obtain all the territory east of that ri- ! Texas in the resolution was this: "Said
reiltiVhig. party in the
the great : the opposite conclusion. I could not, there- 1 uvl t -T' i'u uy ,u, , eluded within, and rightfully belonging to Cnt periods made attempts at conquering i ie ai once m every cepanmcni
and war. 1 'uLu i.i...: J Senate to iurnish a map anu description ; TVj vj.f." and this is followed with a nrovis- t hp rmmirv. but havn alwavs born rp. suit. Rapidly following in its t
shall -ailCadyi existed . j of the country toibc annexed, jhe laid be- ; jon that all Questions of boundary which pulsed or captured. , hope will be a satisfactory adj;
man- mi l' , , j k j, . --W "re uiem a iirni pi m uouuu 10 iviu ; matr arise with other Uvucrnmcnts shall be ; mm . , . , . an uiiiicuiues wun aicxico, anu n
.i . 1 1 in nrp.imn p. stjitpc nn niiiv that wtiwi .i .1 .1 .. . . s . . . . . . . . 1 ne pp.ni eman nass.11 inai onn mrm- .. ,. . - 1 .
n vpi 11 1:1 : " iiranue. wiin uie .clause oi ine aci oiine cott nri hv tiw i niPi nnrf thnt nth. . z " : . . . . . mi disastrous inuuences 01 war s
instance ! x,s;7t cxtst l,ic fl f tl Texan Congress claiming all the country !r Government. These provisions can ber f exan Lonfs hf .rers,d to pursue! unmolested the'-be'nig.
1 Hrnuhuc' of Mexico. This 1pplhrntmn 1! . .1 J i at n n . , . J . . west of the A ueces. and hence he interred 1 1 1
nOt beirA .-v , -TT' , east oi mai river.: iul iir. Vuiuouiw;uie hav6 no signihcancy on the supposition ' 4 a ' peace. i - v !
it- I UUUUXUjlU UC UllllUC. ilt5AlCO Willi Ull; Cf,. rvJfoto iHnrrh ho haI olllVPfl ',1 . ,1 1 '1 It .1 'P lildi- till IlltlW UIUIIU V IU llig UlU 1 ( illlUC , ...- j.
call- i c V u .u- t? . I Secretarj ot fetate, tnougn. he nau aittxeu that the boundary mentioned by the Tex-:, , i h i t I Tho -i;,,.,, ruini1 rnnt
i hpr faults has not. in this rasp, hppn thp , . . .1 , .1.1 1 J j j , hplon?rpd to lexas. llut. admitting flip 1 nc lUanu Lilt-(n cCt.ii.
! 1 " rrr - ---- - , : T his name to mat steauny ireaiy, anu. was .-an Uonsrress is valid. Aot onlv the reso- - 7 " , , , . V . r ... " .1
aggressor, a ne siaieuieni which a
r-vr-r -.v rirr-.-n
without' having p leilialf of the documents
KvlUch wprb subiinlted ' by the President
read' I And now Wo are told, by the mem
pcfi ; of the same danmant party, that it is
.treasonable to spcaiv ; against ti. measure hnlv vio
Rio Grande, but Mr. C. , J. lngersoll, the
chairman of the Committee on Foreign
Affairs,. who brought the subject leforeihc immediale yal, fthcX
; the ;IIouse and opened the debate, gave call themselves Texans.andc
.US me luiM.si assuraiiuu iiiaiii uiu nut
does not follow. The distance from the
Nueces to the Rio Grande is some hun
dred and sixty miles, .and even if it should
be admitted that a few men residing in
ucces should '.
Wherever flev the glad til!
published yesterday morning, the !
earnest response 'of every true a:.
heart was- 1 hanks be to !!.
IVacc ! All lionnor to the rcna:
consent to be countryi5 saved P! And trulv t!.
LSCriD- i tho nnnc..tT'-cririt i ti thp whnl'rt irniisnpiinn i j : 1 in,ni;,J ' U, V.
,.1 f . .1 A r ... nmoi.i,i-ti juib n.v ....v. tiv.uuuvwiwu).! lUllOnS Ol ' ail-IICAilHUlI illllMlCVJ uiai ttiu
Un e 'mnhl od Mai tvran it miori 1 3 11. ,"1X1 fc"n8 congous.; as U woaWj?eem,,hat ; boundary pf Texas did not extend to the
' L-J'L iu&X?Xnd w..iJL ' -a V v 7r -i T V , i J . tne act oi lexan uongress naa no vaimi-
C'UC tP?7 mlh1 its ,n: he ease. I might go back to the ... his note td Jlr. Green, our Charge
inglO woru oi uep.-iic, on llieir parr, and eommenhement of tip rnvo hit on n Tex- : A vr. .... . L ., ... . - .
i . 'ir ' - ; "I U'M Hll irilllf'M II I I lllfl II I III fl 'IVV. TP
as, and show that the Government of the thc Mexican Government that the bound-
unueu piaies nave not maintainea a pot- ; aries were not fixed, and that this Gov-
1 A 1 1 1 A i '
ly neuirai, as mey were pounu to ; crnment would
in uiu aci oi annexation, wenoi in relatfon to thi
lli:li uLir uwii iinraniR ,iw. mn. .1 ..i'.... . j
nipnii,, fn,i,i..l,.aijr. . .v .., , , " "r'"Y ' , incsc: " lou are
Itli'd Iiouse, j withpnil debate, ainid scenes
j l t . 1 1 ' t i -v. i i 7 7 --7 Tr-tr-r ir 1 . r 1 1 1 j ihjvi r in 1: n 1 1 1 o nil ri nuvi innw 1 . i r 1
-in t' 1 ! 1 I'll ii'ii 1 .iiiii 1 ii 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 m v i nn ill i . .1 :.a. 1 1 1 : 1 a. 1 1 iiiai lv iiuiivj a iil, oluiiiuuuj uu;ui ic uu- t. -c 1.1 . c . a. . r & aaI . '
r.T. -71 " . j s ,-upuu nun uui, uu. usi as a ueneve inai 10 u .,u:Au Wvo,-i , - - , Mexican congress, ana time iac ,wm ; w trt inPKf ,n trriiiic. lurv i:
puns measure, wq are-toiu, wouiu nave have been. I will take the case as iti ! "rluV:! "I'T.. "1 77' rveei F "vc.r! wuwra -rt"u u.ra u fnr fum.flS ,hp niWU for U5. n,i,Ufitl h.Jhf(
grow out oi uie ireaiy, or any oilier cause, , Grande) and the natural boundaries be- vuumij .
L,tl" was Passed5 on the most liberal and satwfactori t&ms twn ih Analn.Sj.tnn and thn Afanri. Again, the gentleman has told. us that ; too. in guiding us safely nl6!:g :
OUr COnUUCt tOWardS 7;., W.-: If !. "".v " T. 7 , . . ? ., :...lnr1n in'nn- r n, noil, ;,n, mvr a iniS prd'is ;s
u0 Tnvo, ! l"Lluu"'o yj Wl"tuw'!.r ,1U r11" tahianiraces There ends the valley of tnis wnoie country is v,w . v, V"X,. . . 1 T. . ar 7 k .
that view, the Minister who has been re- the West. There Mexico begins. While the Congressional distficis in lexas, lhe bled sea. ; jrirw.uujn,
$irVt.admil n'ol tcfl Principle 1 wilisub- l&Si; ih.T "1 5 cc.nl,y appointed;wil be shortly sent With pdace is chef.shed that boundary will be State is, I believe, nyiaeu into two u,s- anu me gra c ;i a - . y
. 1 .: il.: ...i. ... h" . arlpnnatp. nowe.rsi" n the samp note he I lL.i : X'ini ..r . h.it it i maniiesi tnat wnaiever . averting : a wiirj wiiu iio''"-' "
inu ,10 no sucu upn iu e. vnu,uas 11 come-; what di it ine. nde. What. 1 d we an. " W r . - z '
snnnrUd- - iW . n Vrn ! i directs ivir. ureen to assure the iMexiean
supprcsseu incx? The old nrovmce of Texas vvak - ,1 k.ii.
Up,.oW i.iu ;i 1 1 .1 ' . . , .; ,r , government; " mat me government 01 me
rr-'i 'vu soounueu on tne southwest ov me iueces.
We are- told, Would flaye
1 11 rn 1
exercise a noerai poncy ,r.rfjaeh5w th n a hundred mi es of that riv- : ' r J . ; . . r iuu.i ui iuiVr,.
M subject. , IIisword3are! er. ! His declaration is this: "The terri-usl,.V Ul? l!,,erence ma 1 le i .exa.ns pr . Providence is plainly visiblcjm.d.
enjoined,' also, byi the Unrii.ll. mitt YV.f Teva rP mnrked in thp !csslt,P Mioie country up to ihc niou, i . the tcmpest-cloud of war that h i
sure he Mexican 6orn- congdratio of this Continent by an AI- f s also true that men residing ca" . lng ver USf ad. that sxnlcd A
l l l t. nv a v -v.- iuiimv v a vj--- u;n lll'l IIP' mill uiu j.ll u, l j I w
1 ii i iucHUiiilnt wui, ivm, nuum w c iavc Oeeil. 1 Will take
bfelpt war, al opposition ti the ilea- and I believe that
fb thisi tlat allMclite is to bd
lit this lUU--.that fccedom of
)t denied to thd rehrcscntativ
FUrtt shows a w an of patriotism, and a Mexico5 is entirely indefensible. '
disoUion to take ides with he enfcmy. JHvas iarthexed to the United States, a
vcr, we aro
cs of a free
ccording to thid
i . -r j . . i
nt, led on by vaia am
.:' All ii ' .. 1
.union; or; uy treasonanie uesire to raise
IMnisclf Iq a. throtid on the ruuis of our free
: jl ' h
. vii. i l i
Moycrnmcni, u wiu v;ivtH iess to tram
pleiipdn the prcrpj ativesoft ongresk pnd
Cbmrnrnrn iin ritiitist war with a frirptorn
to -.uumit jn sue
tea of thc case1
recly. this da jj
, Uiiited States has taken every precaution
which does not approach within onehun
dred and fifty miles of the position occu
General Taylor. The Texas which has
been annexed to the United States was
the old province of Texas; the .Texas
which formed one of the States or depart
s a r . i m it j i
i "Vi"i xeAas.wmcn re-; accOFaing to the! rights of each, and the j! Republics 4vs he
belled against i the parent Government, j mutual interest and security of the two p u ?i i t tv
and set up a Government for herself: in ?K ' secunt ol the. two. t am happy to be abth
ges will the people on either side molest may be the language oi meir law, it can t
or mix with teach other." He virtually include no terntorybut what is rightfully ;
admitjahat we shall have no right, even ! theirs. Again, the gentleman says that .
up to the desert, by virtue of annexing this country is included within one of our ,
Texas, for he sneaks of buying our peace collection districts,:and is subject to our Locofoco arc endeavoring; to
with Mexico, and obtaining the country 1 revenue laws. 1 his statement, borrowed Xcw York members of Contra:,
un to the trreat desert bv the offer of mo- from the message of the 1 resident, re- k ard comr)clthem to fire ai
C3 j . . . r . ' . .1 . - - i i
rot; rrrnat rtitn 1 1 n t f ir l iniH I iiL r, ty 1 '
TT . V l .1 " ,T ' wu,cn ues not approacu wunin one nun- tn m-.i-p the terms of the trpktv as littlp
HP13 . A ao.tnSe: more despotic! AVas dred and fiav milesof thenositionoccuoied ! SM1? 5 ,s. J!"?-
, oujeuiiuaauic iu iucai.u ii pussi uic , i"iiu, i
among others, has lelt the powidam of
lexas without specification, so that the
l-v.-rl t m i n-ht f- - - i- -v - - n nnct i am t- t . t 1
uuuuuc. iu.B.ii u. n upm vonw,., t nev. " Although the public correspo
--. . JI I I . . ... I . .!.'
oe iainy anu iuiiy uiscusseo, aim sqmeu derice between the two North American
has become angry,
thorized to assure the
. -n ... . CLJlillil ICi. ; 1 llnhc l..f , U -. KAct n Ay.i - i oH wi;n LUC
OusehosUliUcihaVc already commenced.-1 the river Nueces. It is true that theTcX-1 Now, sir, does not this amount to a fullj' trtie state ofthingf apprehend little or no
i v. uiu iu siiiiiu. uv in iiitvii Buwuuio mm, f . i- '. foil lriasiuii yjii liik n;.rL hi - ii r. .?iiii)uii iii.il.': uatiiicii ui not iiiuiu . , . .
ndcp our! tiihU invaded And thfe pro- i Sil.cc' the delivery of this speeeh we have receii- theRio Grande kvas not the boundary oil! moiieyl will l&tl the breach and the contro- give that impression, tne a women its su
TAe Tariff. -Tlic Washin-tf.i-
and thc Xew lorlc Evening To
a collection district has been established ,
T'l. X... AwAr mom! m ri . t!
-------- . .mocraiicwwmunsi i' .
liut that our revenue system is tc.meu :, This ik
west to the Rio Grande, is not true. And , J . . a
though thc message seems designed to j .l';,!!- 1
I .... . . i . ,1
. i .. i ipv iniw iit:ii iitj.ti
iil.v '.. i 1 ' '. L : !'-... ...i..l..v ,i ,i. M tr..-.K -f n l j,.i , xt.: i til Ti ! , . irT. i ..ii.. : ' i I f tt : fr-nnf pntilco milni u-itn ine mebsairc l-AWIVCOl LUir . i - ..
ucnv anu live oi! our ciuze,us waujumy ,v v,c a,ru"' uaitu laiape . -i nvas ' line re neci unon the. act ot then versa amicavtv iiere is -- .7 . . . - , : nne fPnl thn I'ost. nor in-m
-..-.... . t .r i .... . . w rr ivi-; a :i 00 iqioi k. ,i-ti. .1 j, : . , i , . j : .. r i I'.if nr. in ii is ipsraipii i w... -
crinc bcchuss a drilled WW S Congres?, -why permit the Hi,
"UWCUl parusans may liaC succcuucu nij, pnaucally," I solemnly announce that 1 K not decfa
Pressing tliroUcrh CongreSS.t WlttlOUt ue- i ,ror i At United States of America, because
I f L.i ..3.! 'L T?l.',:..Jj .,iJ.,wj ! prrtain$ to the ensust Consres of the nation, and i
'ti Ai I ..wlina'n mi l: innnlinnhnrt nA I ! J 1 ' " r;- " . ' T 1 "r.
f ' I'WHOIU iiStlVd Sill 1 Wilt VUUlllU lm
'.$uch doctrine j! I Jyill submit to no such
ftiogma. Under, tlM peculiarcircutnstanM
auu sspeuH. ns
Would haVe spoken onl
which Jti) rrmnv: nT:resion demand. But the. de
of Me-vncanj territory, which the United States troops
nn Urgent necessitv.-and niv resijohsibilitv-wo
be inpniense before the nation did 1 not give cohimartds i
thope i-rceaj m hich act like enemies!
,e to; ioathat the contemplated oouuunrj was iraqici .w f.'";; "V" o 7r i derelictions of duty from anyot!.-
. lj .i j .. -J n that nnnU l,n .latPtV Cornus Christi. February 20, 18 10, acreiiciiuuwi.uuij r.;.,.
V oe drawn in question, and propose to sud-, me great nrt, auu iTTr 17 vxAnt that I.p had taken wiU quicken them to oo ..u.: u,
? mit it to negotiation T j The fact isJ that: obtained only by 4be paju cui ui money. ; TV " " ; "nrp their judgment cannot approve. .
Jf ;!,..!. riuL TL..J rtL -!- lr-Ji A -.H..';UI' di, iT--. thp noliev nf nnf finr. everv OPDOrtUnitV of gmng the imprcs- lucirju o ...Us,
ct i nn nni in i lit. a i y m ii .rm rrrpvv i w rivri r i it i r vv i i.i i. i iti iii:iii r j -rv - w , i . - . i t ..---. ;v-tr
l"r.:: ::r Mention of that ioint sion to the Mexicans - that the Mexicans , 1 his is ine true - - - , -
fence "uiiiij. j.vj hiii nnu3 ucuci ina i i.u.i i uimiiniv.-nmv - -- --- -- i ,. .. . . . , ,eu i:-. n i.. .;i i.. ,nrtnnn-.tpnre mat ougui io ;
tt-l Calhoun that a boundary! is :k fc,uest&n to resolution ?:VbyJ the Resident informed it o
aid i r. fXA k,- t-,in r,.;AJ UJ'.i-- Jii ncSnhio5.WJ.al message that he had an-1 not be disturbed in any wa bj our troops ! taineu aiaiiii ...... ,
3Vf !SO i leSitorbl toid is toWglefpffi; i ana, anu sent hitxi to Mexico to adjust I rights ar usages ; and hat every ming , maae u. uu,. . ,
;' i J I - " .-' . . u . r ' - w .- ; : . l- ' ' . ;
f I .. 1 i i -. 4 ' ' f ! .I ii. - .",:i rT- A : !'. I - . I - - -. , . . ,' -(; i
'-HCc- -t' VV-l-'l ;? :f ' J - :i i :i " - j 1 ? ;: i 1 . . ; ' " y - . r .? ' v - - J... !'
i (1 ;