North Carolina Newspapers

f.3aud. In ihj mean tWne, were
as jsrenared, br suitable education'
f r -tbi practical ei'j. y went uf freedom.
Tr.ntw.4a a totally different thing from
m .drrn b diiion; according to which
I slaves, without preparation, without
rapacity, thrreiore, wr me exercise 01
t ie rights iifTteeirftn. ami without com-p-
itwatmn In theft" owner, ap.e' to b
'oitliwith liberated, ami thrown upon
! mivf the community.
Mr. Clav. b L iving that in Ken
' tuck . will, her then mall portion
la vr. a rn emancipation might
! autclr adopted; and a ardenrTk lie
ever ha hern and atill is, in the cause
i( human liberty, tupoused the cause of
f pro du I eirvanciiaiitiiiii. Hut we are
J n( mistArn in ur knowletlge of"
character when t assert, that, evrn
f il thai ilar of youthful anlur, he would
Jmvi keen aUterlv oiiiKinrrt. to ahulition
-r1 inuiiteJ upntl at tliia dar. Slavery
and Jreednm are -aearcelv mol e distinct
than Io'.i tiijti and gradual ent:nicr.a
lion. The ab:liltnst are neekin to
di.turb the pcacelul cotiditrun of oilier
cotuinitnities than thme i'l which tliejr
rfid.-.---'rheir operation are ilinTtvd
to lb Statrttif the Sooth ami W'eat,
in hicl titer not rrsiiio. Mr
lav' opinion in
A7M was ennfined
til hn own Stale. fie iJul not neck to
Mitaie other State, or ! ohtnide hia
own 4. pinion ujMiii them. 11; wua
g williitjr ilijit each State in which slavery
ex'wted, al.ould Ju.(ge and ict for her
self. - Ue-aovght ily lo .-improve the
vendition of hi own. Indeed, we be,
leive tlut even as to gra.Ku! emanci
pation, hi own opinio.) was subject to
modifi 'ation . and condition. When
the . portion uf alavra was an hinall
in anv prate fa in KeiituckvJ that
there waa no (langer, in any event, of
llie African race acquiring the ascen
dency he would probably, if a of
.lmt 6fatr,'ltave ben in favor of grail
tW itKan&paTioH but, if there were any
ground to apprehend that (heir blaiks.
from their number, might in any State
become uppermoat we have no dnuht
from hit declaration in the Senate of
the United States, that he would, in
audi State, have been opposed alike to
gradual emancipation and to abolition.
What -then m the oP.ente committed
by Mr. C ay fortyr jearsagi, which the
panisana of Martin Van Kuren (dial
M. V. 1). who sustained the richt nf
negmei Invntu ia Iris own State, and
nppftsed the adiniasinn of Missouri into
theUnion, peraase nf her slaves) are
w dwelling on with so much exulta
tion f Not that he was in fuvor of ab
olition; .W ha never countenanced;
but that in hit own Stair, on the occa
sion of reforming her own consfiturinn,
h was in favor of a slow, cautious and
considerate emancipation of slaves!
And has not every State t decide
hia q ueslioaJueitaell i What Stat -a
H'tghts man, or other politician, wilt
dare to question this right f
This rharpit of forty years' standing
is nnw brougirt forwarrl, 4or Ihe Jirt
timt, against Mr. Clay. When did he
seek to invoke the interference of Con
gress on the supjoct of slavery ?
Vhen did he not oppote all such in-lerf-reoce
? Did he, on the occasion
of the admission of Missouri that mem
orable occasion when he was announ
eel b Cut. Benton at the pacificator
of ten millions of people show any
want of rest4ation in defending the
rights tf the Slave States. Did he, at
th last session uf the Senate, when he
offered resolution the first time
o"ch a renolotion was ever .offered
declaring that Congress has no right to
alop what is called the slave trade be
tween the States; and another declar
ing that the faith of the -lnion was
pledged, by fair implication, against
any Interference with -slavery in the
it! (strict uf jCuUtntbia ?
, ' Louitvillt Journal.
i Kabw ma ItaanTia.
to tiik reopix or n. caicolinA:
Faatowiraataai There ia no subject
)f aoeh vital intrreat o us at preae.nt. as the
. proffreas and ultimate succeaa of our system
of Internal Improvements. Uniformed by
experience, great value is ta be placed npon
vry Xmng, calculated to aul us in our dclib
--evsrHona, and point out to ut tbe moat prac i. I
cable meana ol atlaiuinr the ohirct we have
, - in . As such, a aeries if Essftyav-Jipif--
tinder, a course of publication in the Stan
dard, over the signature of Miwtob, have, for
asxvve time, attracted public attention. The
ssii'hor is eenerally known as a man of high
: sUnnding, and considerable repnlation aa a
' nrofcsvaianal ma and Stat politiciaui which
nay Ipva weight ta bis views, in addition to
any intrinsic merit" they may poasecs, have
read tome of these Easajt with pleasure, and
believe tbara to nrrrain many sound abstract
principle, which.if adopted and acted upon,
may nrove oigreai ultimate oeneni to ui slate
' nut the i3!i ami 14th numbers ar so man
irestly seational and illiberal in their character,
that 1 cannot allow them to pass, without
- ome attempt to disabuse Ihe public mind
svjth to the matters therein treated.
- The scntitaent of MtsToa "that it is a wise
t rHi':y to make it the interest of our planlera
trade at home. meets tnjr entire apiiroba
'. lion, avod J onlv .regret, that, we differ ao
w idely, with regard to the means ot eflVctu
ating this policy. J assume as an admitted
stioin. that the interest of tha flai.tee and
iarmer ia the iiittr at of the State, and con
tend as eooallv undeniable, that whatever
, nde to eithanee the price of his products by
i . opening .to bim a direct and apeedy way to
' sroarket, be that way or Uut market foreign
vr internal, i an immediata ami direct auvao
taT lo liimi that, on the-other hand, that
costrae (however pure may be the intentions
sf those vba propose it) w uicb seeks to torce
, tu ftrvatt to dispose of his crop within tbe
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bOraerS m Die fin disk, at mcu inve
.upon aucb terms, as tlia agents of foreign
Capitalists may see fit to propose, without
this poor privilege of sending it where he csn
do better, is a serious and lasting injury to
lh agriculturist, and totally adverse to the
trae policy of the State inasmuch, as it
'suia awerifce the interest of the whnlst IS
bjprinr and productive part of our population,
,10 fuBaneelhe pro fits of a few, perhaps al-
taxcfV pnnceiy Merchant. What then, I
mklk. isibenrerirrcouraeto be pureu
ed Cntpirttionab'y llraf. winch will neces
earify produce neither iect Letthe Mate do
hcrotmnst lo ieiit in an extensive anil liber
al at atem of Internal linprovementigive to the
citizen the m am uf jcnd'niR die prjdtcl of
the soil to maiketa in Hie Ma'e and oul of
U; nlfrr him the taut inducements to trade at
W ilmlngton, or lleaufitt. that lie fmda it
Pcler-bura; or Charleston, ami then, if you
pica-, appealto Irs S'a'e pride, and if he lie
mi4 muil ob-li. atcly perverse, mistob will,
i find let htt'e escrti.e lr U h Slate j.alousy
I .)ifl.-rin from nlf, aiJe do-
tihlly upon ll.ii mWit, lie haa in li s
I. -it '
n.imli-r embarked upon a wild and iii'njfry
cmaile, .Vaunt the prupose.l extcin.o.i o
tlie IlKleiB-l. ami C.aon Ui.l Ho.l. from t..s
nine - to Colombia South Carolina. To cor.
rt-Ct some of bli (no il'mbl luimt ntinnal) er
ror, and shake ')ne nrTiTT iiiipr jiniiled an. I
hastv ciMictusimn, i my pree..l inteiiti'or.
MisTn, (,-rn'in.U h:s oppootion lo Ihe aa
aintance iif'lbe 8'ate, ami even to the iiiasi.
ted comlruc4ion "f lh urk, upon the tol
lowing aisumed ficM: lt. Thai il haa none
id' the eaaeiitial clrat-acterist c of a State
woik. Upon Ihii rj'ieslion, there can be no
positive role by wHidt to j i gv, at.d if it ii
or is not. it mimt be either, in a reatiie de-
! K'ee. I. el 'J(inpr-' it 'I"'" Witl' "'fuj--j
f .iftoiitf stjte works that idul ol
Mrntor's 'lie Wd.uir.jjtoii a. d It.dei)rli ttail
Koad, and --e l.:ia much it must a.dtrr by
.'he i-omparii'Mi. And lint, is the Vihniojr
ton anil Itiileifjh It.ul Una I a produce rua.l'
''"T;bly it oat. and facts nil)
iiic i"i' ill inn ,,.n nun.. ik,.,'i i
chartered to be bnilt from Wilmington to
Wilmington t o
llaltij'h, the centre of the State, ami it.
been ao couatrurtid, m1'' have depended
mainly upon fieijjtitfur it aopport. a
Ihia cmilil i.ot be regarded as the source nl
(front profit, I lie necessary kiibkcripti.iiis f ,r
ill ciTninroct irent could ot be obtaineil, and
an amendment a as oUtaincd to the. Char'er
au h iittinjrrtl.e thanpeol the terminal, w to, with the vit of connrciinp uitli
Charleston by Steam Hoats, and NoiIoIk by
Hail llaad;atid no nun, at all acq-ia.ned with
the history nf II. 1. 1 Koads, will nude. take to
ay fur the neit ten ve:ir the receipts
from the transportation of prmluce on the
Wilmington Itua.rTnTTj.jiy; Hie expenses of re-p.-ii.
Il is then, essentially and materially.
a travel Koad, anil as such, accord. ii to Mas;
tor a idea, liau no claim whatever to the as
sistance of the Slate. Hot here, again, I dif
fer from Mrsroa, I have no feeling of ai c
tional hoalility to the Wilmington, or any oth
er Koad, and actuated by the aamc feelings
willijthe I'lincp, whoae highest ish was to
see a chicken in the jiot ol every one of his
anbjecta, I would rejoice to see a Kail Koad
traversing every couuty in the Stale. Farther,
it these sectional feelings and local jealousies,
which hare so long kept our Slate in in-ctii i-
ty, H nut actual di-cline, shall ever be over
come by a patriotic spirit of solicitude for the
panel nl w elfare, this much abused Kaliigh
and Columbia Koad, will become a very -i in
porlnot link in tin- chain of State w oi ks. The
Fa) ettsville and Yadkin Koad w ill intersect it
about 40 miles west of Fayetville, and when
the Kraoch of Ihe Wilmington Ko...l to this
place cliai be completed, (a project for which
I believe II stok is not at al aolicitoos) the
Planter bordering upon either Ho-Jd will have
the choice of 3 Markets tw o it. the Stateind
one out) ant, if equal inducements are tillered
St. a It, who.ean doobt as to his choice' tt is
well known also, tha, at some seasons, the
Cape Fvar, below Fnyettenlle, is not naviga
ble. What then woti'd be the situation of Ihe
produce or the passenger' The produce
must be aobl for what it will bring, and the
passenger mint rc aa he can lo Wilmington,
ur some other place as far out of his way.
The Farmer, however, woo'd 110 doobt wil
lingly sell his Cot I on at half, and the
passenger lose his time and money and charge
it to account of Suite Pridt! Verily, Mtaronfl
wooiu "me lui awn ihi tlr it tfiite Ai
1 lie aeeond objeetinn la, that it eannot be pro
Stable block, and, consequently, nyuil be a loa
ing bariuass la those ho engro in it. Msif
Toa has avinccil but Utile ol bis ysnal political
aagaeitT in the ilistutiion of ihesa qucitiom, anil
sineliiura unioitunalrly, ennti-atlals himself.
At oua moment the whole trade ol Noi tk Caro
liaa isle be cut up and ilii.lerl one-hall to be
carried lo Virginia by the Itsleigh and Castoa
Kail Knad Ihe other lo go in bnulh Carolina,
by Ihs Columbia Koad and the investment in
the Wilmington Knad will he rendered nnpio
ilgctHfe, tiecsuie the Columbia Ko'"1ll da
privfl it of a lai-ge portion of the lratilrAt the
next moment, ihe ttaleigh and Columbia Una. I
ean oever ba built, because the Wilmington
Head will aurj all llie passengers, and there will
bs no produce lor ihe Columbia Koad to carry ,
and aapilsliMS -will not invest their money
works, where there is no prospect nf a return.
Now both iiroboSiikiua are eaonllv duffctive anil
absurd. N011I1 Carolina is not a4d tnthe Dutch,
nor nave 1 any leara itiai sue ever win be. upen
uirvci worn raunieai ions witn your nsapurt Irjwna,
and thosa towns will oiler' inducements 10 tour
Planters, and with lbs rapidly increasing popula
tion 01 our country, ma autocate 01 either Koad
need aot fear that Ins laionle will suffer tor want
of Passengers. Hut Jet at see how K is, thai
MiaTon would appropriate all the Passengers
10 in tt ilmtnglon lloailf -1 nntl, opon rrlereurc
10 tne paper, that lie comnleis the whole liayel
line woild aa kounilctl b Charleston on the
South. Here is bis great error I hat the Wil
mington Koad will always continue in enjoy a
large portion of ihe irasel between Charleston
and lb ui th, I do nnl dubt; but, at the same
time, 1 cannot allow thai the travel from Augus
la and tbe South-western Siatea will preler.go
ing a hundred and Buy miles out i t their war-.
for lbs mere purpose of travelling upon ihe Wil
n-itngtnn koad. Persons from Ihe Wetiern pail
nl Una Slate, and even l enneasre, will alinseek
this rned aa lb moat direct route to the Nor. ti
ara fines. litt, upon this point, iheie can be
ul Mil room lor controversy i every pri suo at
iiromaty sagacity, BUU peieeive, lliat the Co
lumiiia Koad, H built, combining at it will, the
advantages of being a link in Dm great chain nl
internal aommunieaiinn between lb principal
places of lh Seaboarsl States, and being upon
thai Isne nl' Ihe crest Northern and SotU hern
mail, will always eommand a. large pmiiou nf
I ravel between Ihe two seelmna ot eountiy.
wnai may orineaosi ui me Iva.l Koni ii om
Charleston 11 Columbai, or ihm- pio'.it Irom
travel, or olber sources, ean he ul no interest
to us; but, to lar at we are Iniio.lie.l with the
meana ot judging, lbs Koad Irom Kuleirb lo Co
lumbia eau be at but Imle greater expense
per mile, than th Wilmington K...l, sail Mis.
Tom's speeulslkint sbool retil Jrr cent iau aiail
but lllllo heic.
It may not h improper lo introduce a few
facts bete, lor Ihe purpose ol showing M turns',
intimate acquaintance with his kuljrct. He states
that the liuoks of sulisci ipti.'ii were openrd,
"laj the Ime f at Mnfirercilrnlnl food m V
mtneg mtarket?' The enmpant a a chartered in
Ihe winter nl IS'iC-7, and toe Hooks wt-re open
ed in M7, but a short lime lo the tu-.-penttnn
t.t Specie ps) ments. Truly an 'oiftrrcr
llenle4 tiiuei lie also sta ea that tlie whole sub
scription amounts to bul little over fJ0.iKO;
now, if Mentor bsd been over-scruniilnus about
Ihe correctness n( bis assertions, he a ighl have i
informed himself thai the ciltseus ol lialeigh a- I
lone have subscribed Two Hundred Tbnuuoul i
Dollars! This I am however disposed lo con- j
aider a typographical ei ror, as I . cannot suppose f
Mentor 10 have been thns ignorant of lacs.
Menlar next assumes rbal the proposed exler-
sion will prove ilelrtinental lo Ihe local interes.t
of Kalcigh.and here again, I beg have In difl'er
with bira. The tisde which Uak.gii now deiitrs,
or may derive, Uion the finishing ol Ihe Casicn
Knad, from the adjoining eounitet, can, in no
wise, be affected by Its extension; while that of
site SoeUarn ami Som wester) stoontie, apoa
the construction of Ihe Yadkin ttoaJ," must evi
dently be carried to Fajetieville, unless "
puriwn ol it be diverted lo lUleigh upon the Lo
lumiiia Rout: the iniereij which ihe ertixrni l
Kaleteh line lakrn in I lie werk it, boe'tr, per
ki the beat comment upon .Mentor'a ttri
l.,ll,,comtl (be real bona-fide objection, and
the tnm f .' Mtor'a; but oxuu.u , ' " " ,
.a. thrown intbelee:hot our Le,i.l."ire: I .at
IT. Mil, l,ir nut aiinLTin IO lite Indium"-"
It mil, hrciuie lit continicliun ill enclnLt-r ll.c
rctrnne In be dermtl born Ihrir in eatmenl in
Hip W ilmington Kol! Ami ia ihia lo be the r"''
of all our bnaI.l fToit al imprnaii u the con'!.
lion uf our people' That Noiili (:rolina . I
be arreiteil in lier naril laa.eb, the
I nl her people eroihe.l. ami tier al reaircct
; luckeo up, mereij inr.ner .
i '''"' the ;..l-ry um ol Kil.teen lhm.,,.l
4'll:irs interest, ami that bv no means jet nuiir
' In. 1. 1 nut I trnst-that opon Ibis point at
lent. Mentor msv find himself unsupported by
imlilic "ii.n.nn. she has made this 11.101
iiiriit lot the mere jmi-pose of becom
in mi partner in the proins to lie at
i . . i i 1 r. . . 1 . . 1 .
lll.MCPr.l Hil"IUI , , PIIU lllllll llll.., ...VI
leai i. .!.il ,n..,imrt msv nrove a bad oae. like
the l nine. I (ianibler she thnulii risk her list cent
in some ninte feasible prnject, with the hope ol
recovering what she has fli'H loolisbly venturcil.
II. il I trutt Ihe guardians of her weltare l.aie
been a. tuKted hy higher ami purer ruptites, sud
that they aill ever bt? touml ready lo act lur tl.v
gofnl ot the pefi;,le and Ihe w bole people, satii
lieil lhat, whatever temls to t urich anil mvike
them hippy at iintiritluals, tends aljo, in ihe taine
...(. .if, o elevate ami agi;i'andize her own
rhiracler ui a s-ifereign State.
In I tie IVi, thif mailer presents itself
bear t ' uiisr mrce, inn n iney oo noi arouse inriu
firt I attempt, by a sectional interest, lo
; once uicin imo seeMnnai measures, " "e y "r
. , ... .. ., . .
ninih, sml it is tune their hitherto neglected
ctsi-ni should he listened lo and complied with;
..I I Imp every enmity west of lialeigh w ill be
ieiri-sr.ited in ihe proposed Internal Im-pi-nfenieot
Conv ent i-in, aUuut to be holn'en n. tins
pi tee.
I bate no desire or intention lo engage in a
new spaper controversy on this subject, with Men
tor nr anv olher iiei'sun. I am not interesled,
in liviihially, to the amount ol a single penny in
either Knad, hut as a emum ol the State, I look
witli deep ami increasing interest lo every thing
which i, ealenUird lo influence public opinion
upon Iheie mailers; and while I Ireely admit ihe
soundness ot some of Mentor's views, and the
ingenuity wi'.h which he treats hit subject," I
cannot cither admire the mrtoitm, or envy the
ability whirh set ks to ilegrsile our .State from
Ihe high character nf liberal and enlightened
protector ol the rights and interests of her ciii
icns, to Ihe mercenary nn ol a petty ttoek-
HALEir.II, NOV. 14, JS3S.
47 The Legislature of North Carolina
will convene in this ('ity o.i Monday next.
Its deliberations will be held in Mr. 13. D.
Smith's splendid now buildinrr, corner of
Market Street; where the most ample and
elegant arrangements havebien mad to sub
serve the convenience and corafott cf the
This tribunal met in this City on Monday
last -Tudrjel BaBBoiTiPand Potter presi
ding;. The Court adjourned on Tuesday
evening, there having bees no business of
great importance brought before it.
The " STJ.YIhlllirS" attempt to
DRIVE the South into a svpport
of the Administration.
There was an extra issued from the
Standard office in this City, on Satur
day last, bearing on its face the osten
sible design of arousing the Southern
people in defence of their rights, and
proclaiming, on very questionable testi
mony, that a formal union' had ta
placu " between the Abolitionists and
Whigs." Such a declaration, however
unfounded, is calculated to excite deep
attention; an. I though, in the end, its
iiw it poison may caase its death, yet the
fear that some may bl eluded and im
puted upon by its Jesuitical conception
anil argument, nntl a sense of duty to
the South ami to (he Whig cause de
mands, that every citizen who values
his pure principles and who would
shrink from an union so monstrous,
should at once recur to his position and
promptly correct the public opinion thus
sought to bo itillamcd and misdirected.
We are not desirous to clear the
Noi (hern Whig Party of the chaige of
AhMitionism, at thn expense of any par
ty either there or here. But when the
f.icts are in mir favor when they in
controvei libl v hhow that the Whig par
ly of ihe north embrace as little of .iboli
liotxitm tm any party there and when
The ad mi ntsTa I i o itc rg ii ivfare end e a V or"
ing, in the face of these facts, to unite
tli.'in together they must bear the true
charges thrown upon them, and occupy
thiit position to which the candid jutlg
mcnt of the people may assign them.
On the adjustment nf the Tariff ques
tion. Abolitionism, although before agi
tated, began to extitc Ihe more imme
diate attention t.f the Union. The
South, the interested, the villificd sec
tion, was alive in a moment to the sub
ject. She saw the actors in this ex
pected tragedy, and tdie was prepared
-to scrutinize the course of the North
n'iihout respect to party. It was then
found that Abolitionism pervaded to
some extent the entire Northern body
politit ; and Southern statesmen at once
took their stand upon the Constitution,
j They reminded the North of their rights
but. despite of their remonstrances,
the Abolitiunists increased in respecta
bility and number, until in '3G 3T the
Southern delegation in Congress were
insulted to their teeth, with thousands
of petitions to abolish slaverv .some of
them from sieves. And it was on this
memorable occasion that Mr. Wise,
than whom a more incorruptible and
sterling Whig never existed.' boldly,
proclaimed that neither himself nor his
constituents would thus calmly submit
to insult; and, with the Southern dcle-
gatinn, left tlie hall.. Where were then Argus and is now paraded by the St.m
the Standard's democratic" brethren j dard to operate upon the South. P.ut
uf Ihe North, whom in times past, it we repeat, it - MUST FAIL. The
says " Inught our hatUPs '? Anterior
to this, however, Mr. Van Buren had I
, .riven, bv hi. opposition tos?averj m
.".I I-.. .,P,rr;. aoirrae. and bv hi avow -
VI .ucatnri hV UK VUie Ur C CAlCtl3'
.. -'a a. t a!.-. -di..n
ed abolition nrinciple'C the mot une- port a Northern man at all, his prmci
d u i vocal inv iu tion to the abolitiuttisU JOT.t hr Um quettUonab e
?. ,,.L r.l Thi: th.en .ac-' recard to Abolitionium than Martin to
. i ;t, n thai . iiri-arrUirfiMl'a.
(U liflll III! Dtniiuiti u. - - --- - -
,:.,, JVIr. CalllOUM WiH lor
t . , i
! meeting; at the legislative dour and liutl-
. ... . i- ...,t...e.
ami Mr. Cl.iv introduced romilttliniii
U'fining the landuurks of the Cotislitu-
tion with regard to slavery.
no ip-
nosed these resolutions.'
Who intro-
ducetl resolutions antagonist lo
MORRIS of Ohio, the champion ofclhe
administration. IIk brought forward
fanatical dogmas calling for Ihe abo
1 littuii of slavery . in direct violation ol
i ConMitutfuu of the f. Stated The
... a ,1
I amillHtiatlUll t9 at the llortll eXU.l-
etl at his position. And now, that tlie an
minitration, uxitkd with i up Aboli-
lave carried the elections in
Ohio, (the State 4tcli this same Mor
ris represents, ) do we hear any regrets
of the Standard? Do we see any extras
announcing an 'important crisis, bi
with the fate nf this "treat country"?
Do we hear anv pious exhortations to
.. " i . . A
' adhere tj tlie Constitution".- Any
appeal to the pseutlo democrats to dis
unite them-reves from their, brethren in
Ohio? Any appeal to State Rights men,
to Federalists, to support those it may
deem the guardians of Southern libet ty ?
No! not one word to this ctleCt! Hut
when the Albany Anti-Slavery Society,
in an electioneering excitement, takes
its position beneath, the banner of a
Whiz candidate, we hear itsluutiest
and most ominous tones! "A League!"
and the assertion that the whigs have
formally united themselves to the abo
litionists! It would make the people
believe that the whole whig party ure
rak abiili'ionists and that no security
is offered to the South, should it refuse
now to march, "horse, foot anil dra
goons," into the ranks of the Adminis
tration! In the same number nf the paper
which promulgates this circular which
the Standard has given in an extra to
its readers, we fintl nn article signed
'An Abolitionist," in which it is plain
ly intimated that the Anti-Slavery par
ty will not support the whig candi
dates. They say that the "Whig par
ty, have no respect to the opinions of
the Abolitionists, in making their nom
inations to ollice,"and that Mr. Seward
savs he was nominated withoutany
reference to them." And it is notori
ous that tlie abolitionists look upon Mr.
Clay as their deadliest enemy. This
is proved by the abolitionist journals.
The course of the two leading Whig
prints in New York, the Star and the
Courier and Knquirer, in 'DfiVKSCE
OF SLAVERY, and the course of the
Evening Post, the leading administra
tion paper, in DIRECT OPPOSI
TIOS TO IT. and the manner in
which the abolitionists denounce Mr.
Clay as a slaveholder, constitute ut
themselves conclusive proof that the
'democrats' of the North are deeply im
plicated in Abolition schemes, and that
no victory can be achieved over the
Whigs there by them, without power
ful aid from their allies, the Abolition
ists. The fact is, in the late New York
elections Mr. Seward, the Whig can
didate for Governor, was OPPOSED
by the Abolitionists. This is proved
by the Courier and Enquirer of the ?th.
It says:
" If .Ibolitionitm .or in other words Trru
ton treann to the Union of the Slates in its
most oiliont form had not raised ita hideous
head among os, we mitrht proolairn, with certain
til, that VM. II. SEWAKD ia elected Govern
or. But the mavts who seek itlo!ilion of
alavery without regard to the Constitution ajiJ
ihe institutions of the country, have for a mo
ment setlticfil honest and high-mimled men into
their toils, and have thus given themaelves a
political importance whirh is aa transient aa il is
contemptible When lima is allowed for reflec
tion, all those thus deluded, will find expressed
in the teller nf Mr. SewnrJ, the only opinions in
regard to this exciting topic which any honrrt
man any patriot may hold without being guil
ty of treaton lo our Union. Then will political
abolition be held up ns a bye-word and a re
proach; and those who have temporarily yieldcj
to it, look with acorn and indignation upon ihe
unprincipled men with whom it originated
Thank Gon the Whige of the State and City
fof New York, while they leel as turn should
feci on this subject, have clearly demonstrated
that they al least, are prepared to hold .ibotition-
t'srt as only worthy of being associated with
itt'g liacK in we tacen i -''?,."-";;, , ,. ,Ilu
c Focoimantl Fi.nnj Ifright .?-rwr?nrMrio"i,)l r Mr- Seward, and fliedet" at of
tans. With lurm Itiey Have "couaigneu it to the
tomb of the Capuleta," and the great victory
they have achieved ia untainted with thia new
fairglod species of treaton to the Union." '
In New York, it will be seen, the
Whigs proudly proclaim that the "great
victory they have achieved is untainted
with tuis new-langled species of Trea
son to the Union" Abolitionism
Docs this look like a " formal union be
tween the ab'olitrenists and whigs"?
W'c believe thisrattempt to drive the
Southern people into the support of Mr.
Van lluren will prove abortive. It or
iginated with the Albany Aus. It is
its last hope. The cause of Van lluren
in New York is crushed forever; and
this trick upon the South is confidently
looked to as the only means of prop"
ping up his falling fortune. Bradish,
the Whig candidate for Lieutenant
Governor, in his overweenin"; ambition
for office, to gain the votes nf the Abo
litionists, gave in his full and uncondi
tional adhesion to their odious and fa
natical doctrines. This brought out the
famous bulletin of the Anti-Slavery So
tietv, which-was seized upon bv the
South can never trust its rights to the on this subject in to-daya paper. Tho la
hands of Martin Von Buren. Any jttlh-! dies, wo am ... will ,.t t..
l er device to .ecure licrcortfiJence nirj-U
n-ivp surrprucu ucurra mis ti
" . -
; tion he is not divided-
and if he up-
Hut ihi is not the time tjg
. ,,rfsillentia relerence-the
" '" ''ave HH jet 8 lecteil iiicirian
1 a .
didaie Lor are these tlie means ny
i ur 1 .1 1 .Southern neon e can ue itnv-
..... . 1. 1 - .
cii irmii uiencitiin; ui mvu ..;
will rupport whom they please
will nH it dictated to by any print
UV.UE whkli acts with a party ut the
Xurlh who owe uuy tunporary succrs$
they may achieve to un union-trr,h ,'lbo
liltonisls. This extra speaks of the "gtcal and
inisjhly conflict which is at hand." Of
this we ate aware and we were the
first to sound the tocsin of alarm in N.
Carolina. The conflict is near us. Al
ready are the uotca of preparation heard
at the "North already have the halls
of Cuni-ess resounded with Southern
eloqriijijjfce 'pleading for constitutiooat
rights and chartereil prerogatives and
alreadv have lorgans of the adininia-
tratioti raised their Uorgon.iruni in op
position lo slavery already have its
I '.....j I j.n' tltA It.,!,,. Ill
champion attempted-on,' the floor ol
Congress to place the iron heel ol Abo
litionism upon our institutions. Tlie
Whigs of the Sooth care not for parties
in this great conflict; they are,convinc
ed that patriotism will impel to the on
set every son of Southern chivalry
whose aid is desirable or whose assist
ance is'worth having. And if that con
flict be-now, let ihe Standard, letthe
pseudo democrats'' remember, that
true Southrons are too brave to be a
lanned- as they are too pure to be se
duced into Uie Van liuren ranks as
their onlv hope. They know their
rights they know, their position they
want no " democratic" advice, and
they will scorn the tongue that would
give false counsel or warning as they
will strike bac ihe traitorous arm that
would ove'rlhrowlhcir institutions.
We shall expose hereafter the unten
able positions assumed in this extra
its appeal to Southern parties, as insult
ing to (hem as it will in the eutl prove
powerless ami contemptible. In the
mean time, from want of room, we close
these remarks with the publication ol
the letter of the Albany Abolition So
ciety, to which the Standard has at
tached such a tremendous importance..
cuter I, ak.
Inti-SiaiTi Meet an vf the S'.tilc uf
7b t.W
.veu- I ark.
.W'r ask the privilego of brethren, to set
forth briefly hut frankly, the reasons which
constrain us to cast our votes for WILLIAM
H. SKVYARI), for Covc-rimr.
1st. Mr. Seward is tho c..'. J.Jaio of the
party which, on tho floor of tionsirtss, nobly
vindicates the itiestiinahlo right of petition,
and as nobly asserts'tho freedom of debate;
of the artv, also, that sustain John Quiuey
Adam and William Sladr; of a party whose
views are liberal and tolerant.
2d. Mr. Seward is tho candidate- of the
party which, in our last Legislature,, passed
resolutions ihe admission of Texas
into the.t'nion; agaitwt Pattern's jjao; resolu
tions; in fuvor of iho right of pt-ti lion; and t'i
ni-or olVrantiiijTtrial by jury to persons claim
luoitive slaves. Instead of the dt-inmoialiotis
and rc-vilitiijs with which ottr petitions' were
treatf'd in years past instead ol' tlireatcninir
us with penal enactments, the Whigs receir
ed and treated pelilious and remonstrances
with that respect and comity due to their con
stituents. .'Id. Mr. Seward is iho candidate of the
party that opposes tho re-election of a Presi
dent who stands pledged lo veto any bill a
bolishing slttvHw'ttiriTlsTRci of Colum
bia. 4th. Mr. Seward is ihe candidate oppos
ed to Governor Marcy, who in his messages
to the Legislature, has manifested, in simii
ineiit and sympathy, the bitterest hostility
to our cause; and who, as the prcsidiao olu
cer of a juiliiie meeting, while he was"(inT
ernor of the State, recommended the passage
of laws authoiiiirig a violation ofilie maid,
ami inflicting pains and prnaliic-; upon those
who were disseminatino- intidlioeneo and
5th. The re-election nf Governor Marcy
would g-j very far towards the re-election of
Martin Van Buren, whose measures and poli
cy are so hostile to the cause of human lib
erty. And, finally, because our knowledyo of
.nr. i-vwam irans us to cojilulo. inahu. rroue
I 1 I. n
ral soundness and integrity of his principles.
We view the jrreat question of a Nub-Treasury,
a Nalional Hank or the Ciirrc-ney, of
minor importance compared with the great
subject of human liberty; and bclievin.r that
Gov. Marey, will best nromoto tho irrent
causo of UiiivnrsaJEmancipaiion, wo shall
vote fordwfls-ourselvos, and recommend our
Abolition friendslo do tho same.
Wo are, respectfully, your fellow-citizens,
Prcs t, Albany Young Msn's Anti-Sftvery
:.. '.. CALVIN PEPPER, Jr.
ico President Albany Anti-Slavery Society.
Cotrcsponding Secretary Anti-Slavery So.
One of the Executive Committee of Young
Men's Albany Anti-Slavery Society.
Chairman of Executive Coinmitteo of Ynnno
Mau'a Albany Anti-Slavery Society.
charles e. burton,
james burton,
peter m. Mcelroy,
davio martin,
We recommend to the careful perusal and I
consideration cf every gentleman the article !
whig Tiucjup,,;,,
In the City of .fl , Yoik, .nd, j,
throughout the Slat., the Whigs ha, uj,'"'-'
cd gloriously. In'tha City, the who!."
CongHional ticket has preraifej L J
1500 majority. Sv ' , ' '
The Journal of Commerce asya thai
city, drennell leada ihe: Whig, and McReon1"
Loco Foco ticket, Hoffman's majorii,
Cambrelen. u U9. HeWard'a majir, ''
Marcy it about iOOu, while JlrpcK,h
hind hit Van jiuren competitor. TUh i
consequence of ihe aid he (Dradiah rec,j
from Ihe AholiUonisls! '
Tha vote ftir Aaaenildymen were nolcLV
cu in ino-i ui ins v urus wile a it,, a. ;
. . . . . sit
lora paper last received went ton.6;-
.... . . PM.-, I
e oaa tne returns ol the r ourth, from wkU
it appears that the four Whij candidate,
were adopted by the Abolitionist, are about i
volet ahead of the real of the ticket Th y
Buren candidate who was adopted by tti jlTaa.
litionista, is about 25 votes ahead of the otb
V. I). candidate. So it seems there are fn
lluren abolition candidates. Why dor
the Standard sound the alarm, and rail spoil ife,
misnamed "Democratic" parly lonlno.1... t ...
with and forever a President who haaauehj,,
MuBtni or Coscaasa ittcTaa.
te in Jtalie art U'higt,
1st District Thomas II. Jmasuii,
2J Jas. De J,a Muutauge,
rOrirn Ilnlfmau,
I J Kit-ward firis,
.. . ' fundi, VVIi ijj gain,
jiumen .wonroe, it lug gam, '
4lh (ioverneur KeniMr,
6th Charles lobtnoii, Whig gain,
fiili .Xathaniel Jones, " "''
7lh Ktifitt Paten, Whi pain, . "
9l!i -ll. 'r. Hunt, Whin gain,
lOtb D. I). n.imard, WbigfSTnT"
llth .Int'tn llronn. Whig gam, ...
15tli P. J. H'apgtner, Wbig gain,
Ko far as hantd from thera are 10 Whigtaul
4 Loco I'ocoa elected.
The Dnlliinore Cbronicla of Saturday hat,.
says: '
"From the returns now in our po.senios
Mr. feward' election is placed beyond all douhl
In 18.56, Marcy' majority this side of Albany
was 97H0. Sawaau's majority in tlie tarn,
counties this yeur will evrred two Tnociii,!;
Hi majority In the Mlat cannot b less this
If this be truo. it may b regnrded aederiiitt
of the fuUJof the Administralion Sn mntu
be elected lo th Presidency whoa own Slits
against him; and heuceforth the r Wi
triumph must roll oo with resist Uaa fore, r
But if nothing else baj been gaineJ, tbi di.
fcal of Cburchil C. Carubfeiang would te ttiK
cteot cause of rejoiciug throughout th Csioa,
Ilia arrogant and insulting threat in th Huiist,
that th Sub-Treaaury tet,W be nforctj ia
apit of Uougra or tho people, hast bee aV.
cisively and nobly reseuted by th frratasg af
New York. Apd they deaarve the thanat sfiJ.s
whole country for tbe aalutarv lea.nn .kus.
hire lgjjhtjbja...8uJMiI
auu .... lyraumcai party lor whom h tpalt
la ha nnl now aufBcirnily instructed? WiBlt
resign! or will ho hold on. hka S.nal.r Grcuxty,
unld he receive hit reward for his aubsenitnqr
lo Van lluren, in ihe shxpe of aom. fat affict'
under tha Government? It j, lhe rirnrtiee af
lb adniuii.tratiou lo j,t up those whom lit '
poople put down. Suc Democracy.'!
Tha follntring remarks from the NTe Tikk
Keen ng Stsr prove eoncluairely thai tlie (wp
ol Xea- Voi k. aa a body, are alear of p.nicips
tinaiotlia mad and rnisthisvout tabcnietof llit
We hsta hsd much ditllculiy to topp-ea im -opinion
in relation to Hie qilestinns nrr.patrd rf '
tbe abolitionists, and the ,nera cf Mr.sta:
Sea;,l sml Urailjsb, tlie Wing csnni.t.tea for
Gotemor aud to, Ututeaant t.overnor
It hs been jiur uniform prsstiM
never la iliscus au icintig ajnesiion e lis)
tlireshold ol au important vleclion, nor ji-epsnl a
single sole ai a serious crisis, bv awakifiiet nr
ju.uces or arousing ogry passions. I he tiro
....u, ..... ever, is ovei Die struggle has pane,
and we now bare a duty lo perloi m Inmir s- "
try to our itisiituiioiit to ibe nnioii U tl
Slates, sml tlie ti-uiiu,.itiiy and price r f the fes- j
pie, sihicb, under divine pio.,lcnc, are dull
not slii iiit; frnm. cainnit know poiiunly
Low litis clrcuon hat gone lliiougbnut Ihe Sutr
c pray, however, lor th tnuiai.h of the whnr
cause it is an ln.nrit an. I a good same, and
iiie. iis hi. iess but if we have been dt leslcil,
tveu in ilangei- ol tleteai, we owe it lo the later -
.t.riice, me lanalicistu, the prfj.nlite and lilt
paoions .. that .Uugernus and nosl detesltMs
lacliou, ihe al.rililioni,!,' and the time hal a."
arrived wIil-u tbrir whole nlan, .m... he dun.
-''i, a.m- me
U"0lile ac.iiifirTt nrTh-
' winch th. eaten the Union, in Ihe tres. -lion
nf a large political party, now orgaafliiit
..i.nrr .ins ioui iiauiiur. A fair division or up-ai-atNin
of what may be call-d party priiisit.lti,
are unw klmct iinknow luibia country. Ih-f
nrrsia and fedetalisis are amalgamated in uf
port ul llirAd.niiiittr-utioii, federalists awl or"
o. rat, are united inlbeahig ranks lb Bnioa
nl lh first is lor power ami place, Ihe anioa f
the latter lor the country and the t;ontituli
yet all parties are prime In tlrenglheo llieta
selves by every .iili,.7 aid abich mayBiadm
rhe bil.'nws sjt aome new, cici.ltlog and parlilas
.est Ion.
All atsnristiona and cnnfclcraeics not atrictlr
of a political chaisteter, bemiae clangeroui "
saarbfiiuus politicians, lor iheir own private cull',
seek to turn die power and opinions nf tilth s.
a "cuilionsttlfiiogh (he I allot boxes, and ineniiv
lot tune it, Ihnt ipic, lions bs-ei 01 iguially on kt lj or good leelingt, boa ever rr .is'ak. n Hf
may hste bei n in their origin, are sr.z-il "I
and woik.d up imo snmepnlili al capial for tl
ben. fit i f some tlisunct patty. I bus sMeai"
soi.iy, w In. Ii sprung from helings uf hn"."',T
Irom a single istdaieil fact, soon grew inina n"
erhil political parly, I, I, ,,. e ruled tlie '
ei ii ilia. i let ,l i h ' a Stale, and haa iiiIum-.I it1'
thron-hoiil 1'eiinstlvania. eiinoiit, and m''
s'.iles, exi-rling a pnweilul and contrnlliag
flie-tice. I In r, was no mm e reason thai iM
.lii.ipi.esisiice or death of H ill.a.n Merrst
b "till have created a pnwrrlul political lrt'i
thai-a liiiiuane tie .t iTi.-ri l or emancipation1
darks should have likewise assiimeil a' poaa'"
political tri m. Itoih qoeslioni were ol a I
cal thjractrr, iovbfitng only a mei c jiicsti at
liu.iiaiiiiv; ami yel poliiicsl abnlnion it destast
to-rear its powerlul hiilenus, and snaky re'i m
and at we nun hi the i,ue, to be protrraja'
by Ihe real lueuilsol libnly, and the Cat"
of ihe Slat s.
The union of Church and Slate, the Son.'
Mail question, mid the aniiely lo ""r
nil and sccinriati views, political powat j
national, advancement, in the handa of P"!
n certain religion enste, were all prei-urs."'
aboliltnn, birh is destined to be the great
in th chain of northern confederacy, ",";
cent event moia fully develop ha p""'

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