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5fo?I!W IM I C AT 1 O X S.
For thb 'Stab.'
When Mcsic, hrflvenly maid, waayounj.
While yet in early Oreecc sue aungy
h'. P.miioms oft. to hear he r shell,
Throng'J around her magic cell. . -"
They snatch' J her instruments of sound.- ;
"Still would the touch her strain prolnn? V
And Hopp,enchantJ, imilcd, 01 waved her
gflldcn hair."
Hopt'? what source of humnn' hnp;iincs
Miii lltn pU-asuro of liopc. Man clirrib-.
t it Mi hit very tntnU. Take frnm him hope,'
Iml life itielf woulJ be a burthen! Hiw wise
L Hat our JieaiMiyjUPaUi
rf'jjgv, oft whii!r of oiir future exemp-
liun fioni i.' mnuencc. tviinnui nope uow
CiweriuTeffcct it when Inliorinifundcr pain
iwl bodily disorder! !l rrnaea uic apirim, u in-
ireuet the action ami power m me m:ri. aiui
fcwnni fvitem, ni.vttorawi me r". ...n-
Iieretbeinj who live witlioui tnw "uiii
iMwolalion, tliia hope of heavenly birth, tvhi 'h
clli of happier J;iyi in bright ant!cipation1 Ii
uch are the advanUjca of hope, a to the thing
iflhia field of thorna and hriera thia talo of
rtrt, what may ne expact from that emotion,
rlien it embrace tho certainty of anjuyinj fe
city with God iii eternity!"
em ilie anchor of the soul. But more
mreW iliR-tit iura upnn the altar qf
!iat heart wliich has felt the mellowing
nfluence of the c.8iel of the Su ot
&in4-tnnre--raUitnf f its bvam furl
hKgion ii tlie "parent of Ifope tlte
ence from which emanates un
aench tl every generou ami tlevated
notion. This i the hope that im
cllel the wie and the g4 -in every
ije io deed thit jet g'eam "ojmt the
uge of history untarnished. I'M is
--y lie hope that ever cheered and atiima
1 I'd the patriarchs and prophets who
yy.t glut befra- u to tlwtf Wglv abode
I rttre Ttrp W. Vn--fAMrtltfti.rt. ' J'L
the hope that leJ Aloacs an fit's peo
le at a "roud by day, and a pillar of
irrfty-wgnt' through thedeTcrtlliat
truck the' sparkling stream from the
linty rock that towcretl above the
I'ldnder-sljattered crags that environe
hem on the right ami left at the Hed
ivtA-.ta ncoiiri!2C antL:animatc-iljat
kuarded the cut linir wares on either
ide, as they advanced over dry-shod
Mhat soothed his departing spirit and
niomoeu ins uouy amiu me uu!t ol
'isgah's brow! This is the hope that
mpelled Socrates to "ifunoKe Drofanatioh
and infidelity; that cheered iiim ila the
pilfer death he endured as the boon for
liujrocm nipfed inoralitr. This is the
p"Pe that animutcU Milton when wri-
inj hi heavenly iftog MU tiin," wlio
''Pua'd the bounJa of flamina- unare.
pVhr angela trcmhl while they gam!"
Htlprompt(Hl the trrrnroTt.itT(Trock1's
Ciwise of Time," -the hone that ev-
trtninila in tH full vi
f ttim eert iov to dimmer on me min i
put leave, htfeaac th light of Hope hehtndr
j ITius it will be perceived that all that
u venerable, jioly or ilur oos among
mated beingo; all "who Jiave ever ex
uleA, of whatever intellect, though ili-
fico or iDierveiiui aoe,- nave ien
, wired" by th utiladtn; oH'jtprinn; f
wiigmn) in the lanuaze ot KrkiDr.
ltall ' J.'iiieil In n sublime rlinrusi
a evlebrite the truths f Clifistin'hitjV
w ni'i upon utr Holy altars the r-T-fsdin
vl rinj tif thrir immortal
BirtNie aHends the tulril a lb
V ink into the tomb Her onfa-
02 bdit that bnrud with Liminniv
ilificy througli life tiporr ihe Christ
's keart, now throws a beani' of mvh
coly beauty across the tomb illu-
'Mlei , th dark-tnssin ..f
"'k, in-1 cheers the diemUodied spi
' lU i? onward flihJjHwanJiiJ
?H''T tbTcpilt 'tt
W HeaWn. tuuLmJe,! ,y the t!ax, "
-irr,-f uultht wa't h la lh Vv
ttlve awet tooesaf Uf-bB mrtodvp
!) IS the, "n1i li iiw.i-I .I i-'s1n.
n 4i eye nor ear naUi not
7 BOr krtl Che rapl.ic issemblagf
float tincheckM on Heaven
j lfl tide-Uit!wak music
' nilHfcs. lnd from harps of lof.
' ,!min tod symplioiiioas soand. "
! ?! delights to Wnr yet. and docs
' ipon this green earth. Who
M resliiie, her heart -rt vat in-
"'? Under , hrr tnfUenc . the
,;W1 tftttrde advshi-ft to th. Krt.KI
'.fllfl' palr? by tfie wtiTles ha passed .
M b'rsaetlness and, ripfrity. bend the near "sprroach of death u'pouf
T Mliitt Voir i heard tmi.l iL'.n 1, in an tn,t;,n tj,,!..
t fedsrs that oiouriifuf! v
?,,n,e he lncty grSet y,r, ..tu. '. whdm rhal
tfi, systems ff i:i,mif,LUjllorvWfU'S
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irispac" snail be convolved in common
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i ruin wuneren anti snaxen oj toe tie
tBdiflffjrchangel and the Voice of
vo wnen tins pianet snail pe smvc r
ed by the- strong thunderbolts of the
final judgment, and her rightspas dead
feel the thritltif iom rTar-iyddenng
ntite of heavenly music, and leap into
the effulgence of immortal life when
from many an ever-dashing sea. wild
glen, and mountain-top thev shall .as
cend when the tide of Time shall
wander on and mingle with the voice
of deep eternity then, and not till
then, will the eloquent exclamation of
Campbell be realized: ,
'Eternal Hope! when yonder anhcrranulilime,
Pea IM thrir fuat notes to tund Ilia inarch ,uf
Time. . f
Thy joyous youth begun, hot not to fade
When nil the sister planeU have decay 'd;
,V'hen wrapt in flames the realms of etler glow,
l,ncl ITearen's la-'t thunder shakes t!ia, world
Tioii iturfitmny'il thalt o'er their-ruin smile,
.hid lilit thy larch el natitrt't funeral pile!''
Among the many thrilling and trag
ie events connected with the history
of Wv"minr. there is one of the most
t mi r hi 0 a nd a ffV-cjtj 115 i:haiaclerpe tA.
tspsnb.'rt'as" "eveTknown in tlie his-
tory ol our rat e. It has awakened in
thebimomyof'gltDigiii'ft' wrift'''nrt"iiVaintti4'irrtiti'an'.'lf lite'ctmr"
with its deeply tragic character, the fEvery reader slmuUraiTtl something
liveliest sympathy and -the most p.iin- to the abve if he can. Petersburg
ful rrgiets, Those nearest cqnnjected Constellalion, . - '
with the subject to which we allude, 1 A coi respotiJent - adds the follow
never ceaed t mtwrn- with thtf tlet-pV
est sorrowuntil their wounded feelings iretv editor should tell the truth-
were SQOtlicu in tlte quiet ol I lie grave,
In fact, no nerion with the common'.
sensibilities of Jiature" acquainted with
the' heait-rendino- cu imstancci,
mid awaken its recollection Wit'"'Ut
feel ins: that the tendered chord of,
riu'man sympathy was touched.
Wear sixty years azo. the savafires,
in one of their marauding and murder
ing excursions to this tlevoted valley
surprised a family by t!ioaine of -Slo-cum,
residing on the eastern confines
of the village of Wilkesbarre shot
a man at the door rushed into the
house, where they found only the moth
er of -the family with three of her, in
fant children clinging to-her knees,
plundered the house of all which at
traeted their attention, seized a little
lame boy whom the mother had kept
witlv-her-oiv aeeountuf histiisabtei!
Cauaitio4 aii fatluft uud other broth.'
ers being away, to bear liim away,
i lie mother, in an agony known onHv
lirs-motherT-implored tlTefeTease oraiiraboutTr7 , .
her poor boy, pointing to his wounded Any man who wishes to find fault
limb to signify that he could be of lit- with the above, let him do it -if he
tie use . to them. As though to tanta- can. Canton Repository.
lize all earthly affections, and tear "
asunder the , tenderest ties that bind BIj LANDS.
the heart of a mother to her offspring,1 The Spy in Washington, mk?s the lol!oir
the monster released the boy and with 'nepeins statements in relation to this subject
most diabolical smile sezes a dear Such are tlie in p lications which have
helpless little girl about five years old, been exhibitcd,thus early in the ses
and bears that poor little victim off to sion, to grasp at the national domain;
a -later to-her forevctjinkjiaw, riiejrdoimen a door for the -roost disgrace-
father was soon after slain bv a band ful ahdTriuuTenrspcculation
of the same relentless ftus. The broth- for petty political coasiderarions, ' to
ers o the lost one with the mrstjuda- enrich a few land gamblersjit the ex
ble ewterr48e-sought gftifrao4g4ft-
to tracf tlie" poor little unfortunate mginto their lap tlie whole of the pub
whose fate was totally unknown. Jour- lie lands, the attention of the com
ney after journey and 6earch , after munity should he awakened to tlii9sub
earchytvas made and no expense with- ject. The people are not aware of the
iir their ab lity, was spared to peneT stupendous project,", in reference, to
trate the veil which hung over the thesejands, that are in u train of con
ulfclajujiojyjale oUhfc.Qu
live. All, all was in vain disanooint- made, annears to bi more systematic
""i i" " iv. an, mcae nuuie
eimris ot tne generous orotners. i he
piior bereaved mothet. forever haunted
with the last terrified and hopeless
look from her lost babe, as it was borne
away by the grizzly savage never ceas-
ed to mourn until Heaven, in pity of
her angu'thh, soothed her sufferings on
the pillow of dr.ith."
Years rolled away -a new race had
filled the places jif most of the actors. Shortly after the General fame lnti
in the fearful scene ot tjie early his- '"fl'". Mr.'Van Buren, on his arrival
tory of the vntley the recollection of''" thl city, CQimnenced 'playing the
ihi adtory, except with those mot Idemagogu, with the menibera" of Con
neaiiyand dearly interested, bad bass- !sr' from the nevr' States. "DuiTmc:
en awavj or was onlv at Ion
-4 VI-
vais advertei tto as, a
d ream or a
romance. n All Was silence. and the
fate ol the object of i much interest.
and so muclf feeling was. Wrapt in the
veil of impenetrable mystery. : Al had
tid farewell to her as jilcad, hope V.J- u
guin feeing or hearing auglit-tif her
iUis side of the grave, had vaniahed.
But how inscrutable are the wavs of
Providvnce A voice fiom the fcr
West, from the crave, rends .the
I in."tcrv f her fat ami iirnrliima (!.
"vut iiil Yh Iiiii ih 'iirt l.
toes ruthless son ol the lreat,.u
I brought up bv thcrn in their Indian,
hbi!S, mealed wit it the most subtt
caution. from' the knowledge of the
whites, and she assiduously taught to
conceal her name or story, through the
fear of bving reclaimed by her friends.
She it niariied twice ha rhililrrn
outlives twth her husbands and is
surrounded with rhildren and rind
children at last when all fear of b ing
herevea! tu an f'Elcer f Iht Govern-
. . . . . . . . .
tint had brouhno er
her Hum and her
e ."
tureatl the circumstance and condi
tion of her family with tb m3st sur
nriain? arcuracf. ' J., :, -
ing dead, have visited her, and by
marcs1inown to them , have ulentified
the" ceftainiy of her- persons and the
reality of alt these interesting facts.
She speaks only the Indian tongue,
l aving wholly lost here own native
Fvery man ought to pay his debts
if he can.
Every man ought to help his neih-bouxx-if
he can.
Every man and woman ought to get
married if they can.
Every representative in Congress or
the Lfgislatures, ought to inform their
constituents what they are about if
th'y. can.
Every man should do his work to
jdgase his customers if he can.
Every man should please his wife
if h! can.
Every woman should sometimes
hold her tongue if she can.
Everv woman should rule her hus
band i' she can.
tl he ran.
- hvery preachpr ot the gospel siioum
it lie can.
All politicians ought to be honest-
if they catK -
Lery mitn and woman shoulil mintl
their own business it they can.
Men should desist Iront implicating
then ne;jhbors in some mean amltlir-
' ty actum ot yyihui wj uic iuiiuiciu
if they can.
Meivhants should sell
guds without
tellUt ' lis if they cat.
Amos Kendall ought to pay S toe ton
& Stokes their just and honest dues
if he can.
Tom Benton should be a little more
pry in bringing out his Yellow Buys,
as the people want them fur change
if he can.
Martin Van Buren should be a little
more honest thaa he is suspected to K'
iftijca.rb.:',, v , i
All menl whether thev intend to
sfiy licre" or't . .ought! 1ft PAYTlng artrcln. Mol:l would be 6bjigctL
HIE VRIN 1 Ell without any if or
man any tiiai oas preceiieu ii. i ne
policy suggeste-l by the. rrcsntent is
not of modern date. It is only new
vamped. From the moment that Mr.
Van Bufen came here as Secretary of
State, down to the present hour, he
has beep ilemaaoguing, in relatloii to
this'mattef. I wiij now state some
! circuinstanres that it is in my power
n substantiate, ' ' ' '
(ha Rrat aoaainn lt04.OQt tliri Snerv
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' taCV nfSiat iiHive a dinner lhriv In a
number of gentlemen,; principally froth
the West, Mi," Benton Was invited,
but from soma cause,!noi (lien? ej
plaineil, he diil not attend. ;? Mr,Van
Buren, before hidirincr sva .ready,
introduced he ulijecff lands to
a. Western jnemV-ro! the ILiuseV11?,
gesting thg necessity fori redtu ing thf
price of them, fo mere fiMninal sm,
and pressing, the advaniagej thaj'the
Western people would c tferfv from
sue!) art arrangement. "Poring (his
conversation,1 Mr. V Buren , frequeriU
I v expressed his rrgrti ., that , his
n ientr v.oionci Btjntoti, was not pre
sent Tlie honourable member from the
West soon pprceivt'llhe object of the
Secretary, and evadft the question,;
bul at dinner it was revived, w hereup
m a plain, strVight forward Western
member iotiwMted, very distinctly, and
inteUijvibly.ibat the people of his State
were not thus la be purchased.!
ime time previous", Governor! F.'t;
rsfdrof ttlmm,--4rat-4iiehtl---the
doerinV"hat the riaht f soil nod sov
f retiity werft .iddivisibl," and there
fore that the nevv HtateS held of rihf,
the lands within their territorial limits.
While conversing Mr Van Buren re-
rH Cun tVn Cover
nor Idward. and intimated that the I
posit im thus assumed might be found
Message he
new r the
on in poinr, in nis late
s:ivs -'Whether in the
nltl ptte.saiiiioui aifrte that the right
of soitto the public lands, rentdnsin
the Fiileral Government."
Aiir mis tiuiner a caucus ot Wes
tern numbers was held for the purpose
of diseissing flats subject. The mem
bers fun O iio did not attend.' They
were tailed upon, by some of those
whofrjrcd the caucus, and efforts
were rale to bring them into a unit
ed actios on the subject. Pending
these cuferences an honorable mem
ber froJl Illinois urged upon H n Ohio
gentlernn the policy of the several
States utrcliasing from th; getveral
OovernnVnt, the land within their
respectivj boundaries, and proposed
that the jj-icc should not exceed six to
ten cent her acre. The firmness of
Ohio onj'hat occasion tended to tln
defeat o the project. May it not ha
that a imilar scheme is now under
consideltion? Andis it not the duty
of thesatinels on the Watch Tower,
to cry alid all it not we? ,.
Mr. Vri Burens plan of valuation is
Officers tmarrass our people and eat
ers, arc tne electioneering partisans.
and their ide is to bs kept up, until
they shall je prepared to report, and
Qongress fall Ilia ve "tTe&nltely" acted
on ttreTepij; ofn other wordi; until
4he nexl irsidiMiiul. election. a'-allJ
have been etormined. Thi project
is sopalpa -, that no" man of ordinary
capacity r i mistake if.
An ami ing anecdote occurred a
few days si :e at the office of the Sec
retary of V r. During the last sum
mer, t!ii St! etnry occupied ' v room
on the nort side of the building, but
since the a-l urnmcnt of Congress, hi
has removeco the south side. Several
members vre in his room. He remark-
tcrnnc f them "You sei, Mr.
' have ch iwerf.jiJes." To which
the member plie l 'Nothing wtcon
m;m. Mr. Srttary in these times."
Jl: Sjfi i- Washington,
f From h National Intetlijjei cer.
ffasngron, Dec. 21, 137.
Messrs. lies & Seaton: On my
way to this icer L siw,- for the first
time, at Pensbur', Virginia,- in the
InteUiiencei-ff that place the follow-
to you to insa in your paper td-mor
row, or nexllay, with my remarks,
that follow. ,
Wi resp?ct,
Mr. Calhoun late summerset, it wonlj
seem, was as , Jen aa It was unexpected.
We invite atte on to -the-following appa.
rently well autl iticated fac's, which we find
narrated in the it Salisbury (N. C.) Watch
man. Li ne A. '
"We made a ie remark not lonjr since
on'the awkwan predicament in which Mr
Calhoun had pi ed many of lll admirers by
the SKib-Treaan schemer Tliere are many
gentlemen wh ay they heard Mr; Calhotio
denounce that erne as he went on tu Wash
higtoii City fa August. At Charlotte,
particular, the dg& thnoldlnir tli Supe
rior Court, wilieveral gentlemen of the bar.
aim) a homberl" intel';(rer.t citizens of Chai
lotte,T5lreI n:Mr. Calhoun, and they cont
cor in aaymjf tit he4ben disapproved ot tlie
stib-Tre.-iSHiy Aim that he spoke freely and
niireaerrediy i the Subject, anil at conlid
erable lenji 1 These Jrcntfcmea had men
tionedMrirHitlH' eontersation ntl'ore his
ohaa:, of ,tdi.iua woa -er, Juobanufif.,aiiil
he iV AJutifit -Best JugseateiU-JtHttsi )f bia..
friends dcijel the tact, and adverted tu tins
interview owprove wuai wasjitii reara
ed as molt pitiful slander.
'ltot thw (a not Ihe only sudden turnover
of air. Calli ten's. His vote to w hhokl the
4th instalmflt of lha sorplos reveille from Ilia
States was pore pointedly inconsptent w ith
hia recent pnioiwi s. On the samt trip to
Waliiiifrto, in, company with aevi-al mejn.
ber of thcHoiiseof Kenresentativis, he de
prrcated fie proposal in the most kmphatie
terms; awlueclared that tlie opposition ought
to insist po the execution of the lenosite
f i I 1 . . IL . .-..- '
uw jr mnnn t9iiuccne afurj m 'nr.! ir.
!., SUeppertt. of our own State, heard hint
make tins declaration frequently, an4 if any
one doubts it, ho can not only ftcf t tesli
monv of these gentlemen, but Out of, sever
al private individuals, who are near at hanJ,
but who are averse to have their namestlriwn
mtoa'pnlitieal controversy uidcss it be beces
l iry. So-tnat Mr. Calhoun has not only plac
ed his rriend in an awkwanl pred ctineiit,
but Ijflnjtylf in a atiir more aWkwaftljpnt.H
; It 'lias beeuf a. rule with me. frorn
wliich I hav rarely departed, to passT
in , silehci .tlie , imsrepresentations- to 1
which I have beeit-subji'tjCitt the 1iV
ihargu of inyjablic tlutjes; leaving it
to my fter, conduit to'stamp, the
cliarK'or'falsehooil .oil thetn.!;:The J
ThompaoL orSoutti Carolina, andMr, A:i.prcl,enillon ,n'1 e,lner ""Mert tliaf.
bove I reganf as forming an ejceptionp3lir
to the rule.;. Tlie reference to, j fj. Ci
pi ace, ei aotf, anil us oo ious ill
tentioiv to .impeach my motives in the
part .Ijooft ttt the late extri esion.
make it necessary 4lut I should notice
it. J Silence. mightimply an acquies
cence in its truthn -
1 am charged with holding con ver
8at'um,on my way -to Washington, in
consistent with my;xourse in relation
to the currency ao.jreh fourth instal
ment under the'deposite act, withjlhe
tt-yty-ivii cliiange
pi -opinion niu r inyt arrival flerevith
all the; 4mputatorHi-to - whKlr such a
sudden . change would j istly eipose
me ! I "repel the charge directly and
fully. J l never uttered a sentence on
my way here, or At any time, inconsis-
tent with my course inrelation f eV
ther subject.
L-arega4-l-he-6rslr-my roursetbemseJitcs.if ihy, JwuliL.iliuf rp-
may be comprisedunder : the lour er, and the r are hereby released front,
heads: opnositinti to k national bankr everv ohli.atmn. arf iTe is I im emu" v
opposttion'to a ir-Trrmm-tvith the Sratei
banluj support of a total separation
ol State and banks, and the support of;
a re-orrranizatiori ot the 1 rehsury De-i
partmenN so as to enable it to perform
the duties wliich the separathm nece-
sarily devolved on it, or what i usual-:
ly called the sub- Treasury. It"i tm:,
possible for me to remember, or tore-
peai, nu mat i sawi at narioue. i
arrived thrr-! in the s'agp late in the
evening, nnd many of tbe respectable
cttiTens cafleil on me. The cooversa3
tion was free, and turned 0:1 the sub
jects for which it was supposed Con
gress was called Jliit I do kflow.
that I could not li we
said any thing.,
fairly understood,
tnco:isitent with;
my course on too currency. I had
currency, l had
made up my mind unchangeably be
fore I left homo against a national
bink, and a re-union with the Stato
banks, and for a nepiration of Gnv-
ernient and banks, and, of course, the
re-)i gaizaiion or ine i reasury.. or
.... . f . I ear
the sub-Treasurv, as aeveral of mvt
now, ami, aminj others, Sir.
McIXuSic. who will cxcusnic.fiirua-.
lown- all cavil.
where so uiuch industry lias been em
ployed to misrepresent me. Having
inlde up my. Ht-iuJ . thus far, -in eon
fonnity to principUd ' long "entertained
and publicly expreed in debate on
tb removal 4he-4liositiM, -it is iin'
possible that I could havp been atliltv
of the folly or profligacy of saying anv
thin"; to the con'trarv, and "which I
should be compelled to contradict bv
my acts in a short l im.
As to my-, aJJe2iLLJe!iiinciation of
the sub-7Trea"Ury, I have mily to sav.
that 1 have always regarded it merely
as the consequence of the sepn ration of
tbe Government ani. tlie baiiks a
mere question of detail, the merit or
demerit of which must be defermincd
by the .particular plan proposed; an I.
as such, have attributed but little im
portance to it, either ir debate or con
versation. - .
I had m wnreptiofl, in ennversiug
freely witKf gentlemen who sought mv
opinion, that what I said should be
nude tin subject of newspaper rs-l
marks; but since it has, I releise U
present, as far as I am concerned, from
the imp ied obligatjonsT which regulate
thertavy ot soeiial winter course in such
casus among jgi'iitlemen, and without
the observance of whicli conversation
must lose al its freotfoin and pleasure.
They ha veiny full absent to slate all
1 slid; not a word of which, if fairly
understood, will'bc found in conflict
with my course.; . , 1
I repel the chargtrwf inconsistency,
as to the fotirthinstalmeht, with equal
directness and fulness. It turned out
that there was no available surplus in
the Treajury.jauiL-t4tatt 4steat pf de
positing money with the States, we had
tu borrow to meet tbevcurrent expen
ses. Tho alternative presented in liie
Senate was befweeu the .ptiStponfiBent
of the fourth instalment or borrowing
money 4o-4ake the deposits. l voted
for the former, ari.l couK not have
done otherwise,, without a gross con
tradiction of all mf ptihciplesi and
the .whole of my past course in rel t
tion to tlte fHbject ,
of-' Sooth
not. for to say how far they have
authorised thrirnames to be used on
the occasion! They "ran speak for
themselves, if tiiev should Ihink -pro-
spcr, and they are hereby released from
every obligation, as far "as I am cow-
.1 il.i .Mi -,
r.erneu, inai mtguvjmpnse silence, ami
a,re at liberty to atate all I said on this
orwny. inner suojecr. i nhve no ap
in soting ti postponethe' fourth in
stalment rather Jhan t borrow money
to meet it, I acted inconsistentlywiih
auy thing I said. - Had there been an
avaijabh; aurplu beyond the probable
expenses vf the Garvernment, I would
ha,ve been among the foremost to insist
orj the deposi te; bu t as there was none.
I would Ue the last to borrow tor that
purpose ' V T ;..'-' . . - '!',- -in-
As an act of justice, I must Ivquesf
the editors Avh have reoublisheiEfh'e''
article to publish these remark.
fitf?. P'- CALHOUN. , ,
.,j,": -.' I',:.-. 1 11 1 ' ':vrr..-
.c n. v.j,ij.,c4, , oeaT'is. in rir
f ...... II . . . T .' ' O ... T.. rfr...
ol mis morning -4h uon. Jom
Calhoun animadverts or! an article
first published in fhff Watchman'of
Salisbury, NoHb Carolina, in hich
my name, (hat of Gen.; Thompso Snd
Sir,, CAtHoww'a tire mentioned, ' As I
understood the publication bot i the IM
itor and Mr. Calhoun ' used toy name
as connected wiih that-jwh tion of Sir.
Calhoun's 'conversation which is al
leged to have taken pjae in reganl to
the wUhholdio the frrartirin stalin !or
;un.deC Jb depositeTiet of
H in reference to this'ajone I suppose
tha t . M r C a lhous uses tUt) W lowing
expressTons; "But- it seems that Gen.
Thompsotr, of South Camlina, and Mr."
A II. Shepperd,' of North Carolina,
are relied on to make out this charge,
It is not for me to sij how far they
-:Carolhrt7fnd"AlrtA " m- 'w; SF.'&'i .fv.fv." r,. 1 i
M.l, of North Carolina, are re-f The Statement of .Mr. J5!i?npenl ' I'.r.'ci-i' " 1
oil to make Iiunhis charze. It isisbows that Iliad not (lie ultshtest-r:i -" - ! ?
have authorized thrlr names to be Qed
I on the occasion. Thejr can spesk for
every obligation
cerncd," that ra;ghl impose bilence,
are at tibt-rty to state what I said
this 0? anr otherof casion. -"A
versation which I held,: with MeCal
hun a few days since tnisht liav ena
bled him to say how far I had uthori'f
zeil my name to be used -on the oca- '"'
sion. I then informed him that I had
given 'iio'nuthnritv for the publication.
out tnat I supposed toe newspaper
statement was mailr from what, I had
some time itice said. tlfUthe editor
touching the nialter of his publicationf
that I had written to the editor, com
plaining of this unexpected us of my
name, and regret tins; the publication. ,
. Tlw statement ol llm roorersntion.
however, as Contained in the. Watch-
man, is, according 'o my rercollection.
( sustained by that of Oen. Thompson,
of South Carolina, and Gen. Cartf.u.
of Tennessee,) su'n antially corrtct.
In a 'conversation upon the subject
of the repeal or postponement d fho
Fourth instalment, Mr. Cai.iiov said,
;.irl "inulsTmtve"
the monev if w- have to take it in bant
How far this conversation is'incon
sis'rnt uith Mr. Cnlhoun subsequent
course is not lor me to inquire Of de
terming In siwkingnf this stage con
versation, which occurred betweert.J
public mnf.'on a su'ijert of great pub-
lit: in teres't, and fbi. h tvey- were -ten-going
to consider, I a-n wholly uncort
scions of violating anv rule of proprie ty
designed to regnla'e our social in
tercourse, especially as it has never
been my purpose or intention to ques
tion tlie. parity of Mr, Calhoun mo
tives of action on this su'-j.'ct, but rt :
ther to express -ttir regret ami urpiisa
at the course which .he has felt him
Teif1)oufid to pursue,, and w'ii h I wa
xutl preparel to atitirTpare.UnderTho
impulse of this feeling,. J was induced
at t'ie moment of Mr. Calhoun's re--marks
in favor of pustponin" the fourth
instalment, to mention 4o a member of
the Il'iuse of Hepren'titativei the tub
stanca of this conversation. I doubt
not that he recolhrtts it. v ' '
- Dsc. 25,
In an articlo fi'njm tha Hon J, C."K
Calhoun, .in tin: Irfleli'igencer "of this
wrni.nv. Mrv-tialhwHO-Hntys But t -seems
that General Thompson, ofi!T
S.iuth Candini, and Mr, A, II. Shep-
per.l, of North Carolina are relied oil'1 .
to make out the charge. - It is not' for.. -me
to say how far they have ftotltur
ized their names to be used on the oc-'
c io;i1...Tbeyrcan speik for them
selves if they should lliink p'oper, and
tltey are hereby releisetl troin everf
obligation, so far as I am concemedsf.
that might impose silence, and are at ' ?
liberty instate what I said on this. or
any other occasion." !;
The doubt which this passage inaf
be construed to intimate jf as to my
If niling.iny ttaraj. to-the publics Iron of s-
M rLa!hoiia'a.riu
rJ-.. - . .. i . ' i i ' . .
ioumiii to ueiieye noes noi exist, in ins
mind of Miv Calii iun -as ha had been
informed, how the matter found its waV
into tM orthCanilina newspaper lit :
wim n it iirni appe ireo. . w lie liau en.
tertaineil ay such iloubts, the"y(would
gency direct or -indirect, in the mat- ', f '
ter. Itut my name.,having been used 1 i ";
b ub by M?,' Calhoun" nd 4 SlrShep- ! '
pei l, aodbein dih ctly railed oti by
the lafterit proper that sliould say
lhat my recollection -of the conversa- ; i
linrt entirely coincides 4with that ofl
Mr Shrpperd.- . '" 1 tx'V.?-,
Dec. &, 1837.
llasMitTHmltSa Dei. !83r. J
Smr T have the sfatement -which
you submitted 'to tne. of a tonCy' v
versationkirt whicV: Mr t'alhoun j)ary" '
licipated. and which occurred enoa'r
way from Giet'ttSbtrouh, K?JZto,-
tliis place, to attend ,. the extra-Hession "
of Congri's. " And io; cnnforuiity with "
your reqKK44)vat Inhould state whe- .
iher the remark therein attributed to. t ,
;Mr. Calhoun to relation to the repeal ' '
Af the fourth instalment, f correspond I
with toy reco'let tion of them, I havo ,"
tosav thattliey do in every essential
-Jpitrliciilar. ,.:.-; ;. : m '".'-. ..'''' :'
,' ln-this i have" the more ronbdence,
becatrse we converseil'of it shortly af- ;
teif wards, and. because, when I learn-
t, after the fneftiog of Congress,, that '
Mr, fJ.tlhoun had expressed iiimeu in
favor of a repeal ofthat Jtisfilm lit, I .
was surprised, and;so expressed my seli'
to you and others. -
v.!'4-'. ''. - W. B. CAHTER. . " s .
-1 am, repectfollv. v
: r 11on.!Mr. SiiPrpKno.
;,.f tfttin'jc'tnu Die. SC. If
Messr. Gales & Seaton: T'n
ment of:Slr-.Sh..,pneid. (m.
son, and Gen. Carter, re !--r
remark! necessary on my
In referring to t ie ' ' -my
former rommnn'-
suppose that ci:l:rr
.1,' -jt
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