Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, September 16, 1836, Page 2

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated September 16, 1836 Page 2
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FRIDAY MOllNINU, SBlMTUIlUlt 10. ron riiusiDEN r Will. Iff. SIAKJMSON. ion vicn ritEsiUF.NT FRANCIS (MIAXKKK. The tcsull u( the election in this slate is a rpten did triumph fir tho cause of tlio constitution nnJ lliH laws. Vermont lus conic fuilli from llie fiery orJciil like gold seven limes puiifit'il, nnd II U now moved to .1 demonstration lli.it " iolilicnl juggling mint inn a shoit r.irc ainnnx tho ilceccnil.nilH of Elli.m Allen" or r.illicr iu i.ico at nil. Hy llie returns now In fori! ua, it la tendered ceilnin lli.it Jenison is elected Governor, by some 0000 inif Jority. In llio llotua ho thill h.ivo n clean imjor ity of thirty, and at least two thirds in the Sen He, Tim result-considering llie uniieccdcntcd cffoiH nTniip fmnnncnls 13 indeed eralifviim. Wo li.no carried eicrv tiling, except tlio Oth Dlstlict, and there, we knew licfoiili.iiid tliat llie lieaclicry of r.ilmcr nnd U.iton would Hun tlio tcalo against vs JS'.icli n result would li.no happened befoio If they had d.ucd to acl nncnlv. But "Idle Palmer was pledging himself lo tlio Whig", Anlimafonf, and Van nurciiiicf, it v ould not d ) lo act openly against Mr.Jane. lie did wlnt lie could lioHcier.se crcily lu defeat liim. Hut ttte Palmers and llie Buibcisuill have Icisiiic lo enjoy nli.itllicyli.no riili1' earned the conlempt of all parlies. Vermont Delkoatiumm Cungjiess, Tim lato canvass bus restillcd in the rc. election nf four of tho present incumbents. In thu first di-tiiot. Mr. Hall's majority Is stated at 1000. In tlio second, Mr.St.AUE has succeeded bv soniu twelve- or fifteen hundred over both his opponct ts. Mr Evehbtt is believed to be elected in the third by obout two hundred over Palridgc nil Flint. Mr. Allen's majority in the fiurlh, will bo nt least six hundred over Van Ness. In tlio fifth, wo havo lost our man. Mr. Fi.etciibii, Tory has succeed cd by about five hundred voles, over Janes the present incumbent. Is not Mr Slono of the Sentinel ashamed ol his iniscrablo twaddle about the Faculty of College and the students), in his last Sen tinel ? It has actually g"t to that pass, il seems, that tlio citizens of this country can not exorcise t lie most sacred right of free, men tho right of sufl'iagc without being held up to public odium, in tlio Van Buren presses It is purt and paiccl of their sy. tern to deter all quiet and conscicncioiis men from attending the pull?, by tiio cor tainly of denunciation of being pointed out lo"lho parly, "as thu ubjects of special enmity and abuse. Awaro as wo ato of tho importance to the Van Bureniles of driving calm, thinking, nnd quiet freemen from tho ballot box, wo thought xMr. Stone above pollutinir his paper with such n"mis. crablo appeal; for, wo believe ho professes 60013 regard for conscience and decency. Ingratitude. Wo are mortified at the result of the Congressional Election in the Eccond District. Our friend Barber is nc. tually blown tky high. It will bo rccul lectcd tint ho grounded his claim to tin election on the fact of his sacrifices of lime nnd money in the service of the parly, and urged, that inasmuch as lie had been in. strumcnlal in building up a parly, he of course had n right to uso thu party to build himself up. Wo have burn waiting tho result Willi some interest; for, although wo never aspired to a teat in Congress, yet wo could not he'p recollecting that we too had "done tho stale some service," and it" Mr B.ubet's claims wore finally sustain cd, it was not impossible that tho minister lo Spain might have had a now competitor nt the next election. But we now give it t'.p, and wish it distinctly understood that wo shall not bo n candidate. Republics are ungrateful, and Editors, must wait u mote ptopilious stale of' things. Barber has only got 500 vote?, nut of some thou, eands, nnd Slado is elected by 1,500 ma jority over bath his competitors. Wo lenrtl that Messrs. Hubbel, Sheldon nnd Stnilie, aro elected Senators from Franklin county. What will Mrs. Grundy of the Patriot sny lo that I Rutland County. In lids county nt die hue election, those fiecmen that could sare time to attend Iho f oils, nobly discharged their ilmy I hey li.no nclncicil just such u nctory as ue pie dieted, nnd unless our oniionenis uio to much en raged that lliey are willing to cuiiieud merely for -..-..I. .: .i.... .. in , ... .1 !.:...,..,,. .,i vnu Jll'l ui M, mry win .- cry for quarters. Never um thcie a liclory moie comnb.u-. IJnon eieiv lliiii' lhal unois in llm least nf New Vol k political Tal lies and Van IIiiiph Arirtnciaev. tho seal nf condemnation and disgust is iucvocablv fixed. Thcic neicr was naiiv moie comnlctelv used un. Itwillbo seen bv Ihe lelmiH lhal nut of Iwenly r.uu- membeiaileci in ihis connlv, twenty-unc me ami V. 11111011' and itinlhiee Whi.' Senator, m ike twtntu our! TVi:.TV.FOUIt to three I II this is not a W.ileiloo difeal, we know not uh.it would be. Not having received all iho relumi of llie voles fir Senalnm in ihis couniy, we shall oinil giving them in delail. The ugsieg.uo of fuuileen towns sian J ihns : Hammond. 1CCC; Pierpolnl, 1?G; Hmve, SSS: Kitiiiilgc, 071; llliss, f71; Wellogg, 477; Uuck mister. 018: Johnson. 320. Messrs Hammond, Picrpoint.a id Howc.tlecled Mr Sladk's inai'iriiy in lli:s couniy in about 1500 over nil llie tcutterinx opiniiion. Gov. J knnisun's m.ijoi iiy iu ihis co.nboiil 2500 Thus much for Kuiland Connlv. To sucli i tiiumili, we suppose iho Van lluicn men would cite nl least u liunilied cheers, lint hh have no disposition In cxull over such an insignificant oppo (ilionns lu nuinbt'i. Jlei (. Tut: Election. It will be eccii by the return of votes lur uovcrnor ulready rc ceived, that our Anticipations have boon probably fully realized. Gov. Jennison is clectrd by tiit overwhelming majority a majority of not les limn 5000, nor proba bly over 10000. I hero will no na inrgo n majority of Whig in tlio Iloiiso of Repre sentatives as was also anticipated not loss than fifty nor probably over seventy five. Rutland Herald. Tun Election. Wo must tako things as lliey arc. If llio result oflho rccont oleclion is not such as wo could have desired for the good of llio country and tho slabilily of our flico institut ons. and sucli pcrliapi, as wo nau reason lo anticipate, wo liavo only lo pleiigo oursclvc.3 to uso our best endeavors to pro duce moro favorablo results in fututo. It. patriot, Mr. Barber says that tho T.iries "will have a hard battle to fight in November." Wo think so too. That is certainly hard lighting whore a mm knows ho is going to bo whipped. Wo obsotvo that Mr. Barber has put down Messrs. Allen of Westford, nnd and Hunting of Milton a Van Huron. Wo must beg our neighbor to correct this, as those gentlemen will foci very much insult ed by such nn insinuation. Tho voles for Senators in Ibis county will bo officially canvassed at tho Court House to day. nt two o'clock. Maryland. Tlio Constitution of Marvl.ind provides lli.it llie .Semite of ill it tSliilo shall be cho sen by I. lectors, who tli.ui no liiemtcltt's lust cho sen bv iho iiconlc. The iiu.ilified lolers arc leoui. led lo olo on iho liisl Monday in September for Electors of the .Scn.ue. After these Ul-clora of llio Senate aie chosen they aio reoniicd lo meet on ihcihiid Monthly iu September and so inlo u b.illol for Senators, and llie prisons elected by them com pose iho Senate of tho Slalo of Marjl.tnd for fi)e ve.irs. The IIoiuo of Deloj.itea, which correspond lo our IIotic nf Isscnibly, is n il chosen till die first Mnnd iv in October. The election of Elector of I'icsiilent and Vice I'lesi'lcnl of ihc United States, lakes place in .November ilicsamc as wnh us. An election for doctors of Senators has just boon held in litis State, and resulted in the choice of 21 Whigs and 19 Tories. So the Whig ascendency in llio Senate is secured for tho next five years. The U.iliiinoie Chionicle of Saturday states, that it appears to he in the serious conlcinplalinn of llie V.iii liureu pally of lint oily lo dcslioy llio Slalo govci nmeul bv inducing their clcclois lo de cline nllcndlii!! llie Eclcctor.il College. The Con stitution icipiiies twenty-four to couMilulc n quo rum lo elect, and the whigs have but twenty-one so that it is in llie power of the Van lhticii electors to defeat the elecliou of n Slate .Senate. Theie is lo be a caucus iu It.i 1 1 imoi c lo lake the mailer into consider. ilion, and it will no doubt be canied inlo effect, if it be consideied that the party will be benefited iheicby no m liter at uti.it sacrifice of principle, or how much llie intciesls.of llie people may tuflti' by the ncl'aiious deed. The Editor of tho Sentinel has made n new discovery, to wit: that Van Huron has carried Indiana, nil hollow and in his last paper announces that the Tories have elected Jiflij members to the Stato Senate. Wo cannot say that they have nut eleclcd their fifty Senators ; but, inasmuch as tho Senate of Indiana consists of only forty eight, and as it appears by iho official can vass that Iho Whigs have ticenty nine cer tified members, wo infer Ihal only nineteen of these fifty torios will bo permitted to take their seats. So the Sentinel will have a surplusof Ihirly-ono to pilch up tho party with in some other Stato. Franklin Couxtv. We confess ourselves soicly puitiled about the politics of Franklin Co. There aie vote-i in soino towns and no voles in others, that look exceedingly dioll. Some of onr friends fiom ill at legion thu we bate sec i, arc ns much perplexed as uc aie. When the fog clears up, nnd the Hun. John Smith can lake nn obser inti n, we won. I ihiiik him to let us know how llie laud lies. COMMUNICATION. f'We believe it n "eiiei.il oninion nmon- r.indh! iiielliscnt men of all parlies, that llio nflieers nf litciary imiiiuiion, ilepen.hnl on the public for patronage and mppnii, had better n liain liom vi.ung in our political contests." Sentinel. That is, refrain from viliw; d nil in tho cupaei'y nf freemen f the Slate of I'crmnnl, tor all voting in that relation is voting in "political contcslt." Why ? Boeiuso thi-y, or the institutions lo which they ate attach ed, "are dependant on tho public for pal- ronage and support." Ol course, all per- .-ons who directly, (or indirectly b.-causo employed in public institulions,) ore de-pen- lain on Hi,' public for patronngo and sup- pott, had better refrain from doing thu same tiling. It will rit,t i,c denied that tho olli. cers of onr public literary institution labor for the public in as full and just a sense us lliey aro supported by the public. It would socm then that nil persons who nr cn. parted by tho public, but who m tho tamo tini I help to Mipport tho public by laboring luttltlully in vocations useful to llie public, had better refrain from going to tho polls to vote. For instance all public func lionaries, such as judges, blierifi's, consta ble., po,t m.Htars,clurks iu public offices representatives in congress or state legis turcs : all professional men, such as law ycri, doctors, clergymen, &c. : all tner- chauls and mechanics, also, not excepting prinlers for these nrc nil supported by llio public, and aro constantly soliciting patron age fiom iho public: all our thrifty and laborious farmers also must go into the same list ; fur although they rai-o cum and pork, hay nnd wool fur the public, still, if tho public refuse to buy, or if llio public functionaries bhould not protect t licit) nc curding to llio laws made nud etifutcod by the public, they would be no belter of!' than tho savageu who live by hunting tind fish ing and of courso I hey "arc dependant on , tho public for patronogo and support, and had belter refrain from voting in our polit ical co.itests." Tlio sanu unlit bo said of every fiithful day-laborer, who mipports his family by the sweat uf his individual brow. Il tiny bj slid t'itt nt this rato tliero would bo nobody loft to vote, nnd of courso all public functions would coaso, and whit would porlups bo worso still, na persons who might wish fjr offiijos fur themselves or friouih ojuld got them at any rato. The case would not bo si baJ as lint by any means: t ir aitiiiug;i lit J argument wouni exclude from voting all who tabor for the public, wlnlo tluy roco.vo tin pilrjti i;e of thepu'jlic urg.i ind s nijwhat important portion of tin c inniuity, it tnuit bo cm- f033BJstill, thoro w 1'ild b ) loft a nonsido. rablo numbjr to ccorciso tho impntant and responsible duties of fcrmml freemen. This numb or would of courso einbrnco those who " are dependant upon the public for patronage nud support" but who do not in any m inner la'jjr for Ike public. Those aro 1st. the p lupers, who aro no longer able support the public or themselves, but who for hutinnily's sake (sonto of them having perchance labored heretofore in the public service) are supported in old age and infirmity by tlu rest of their follow men; and,2lly, thoso whom pirt ofsoci cly, which hid bettor refrain from voting, asappsars abivo, Invo soon fit to lock up in the county jails and stale prison, because thoy have so decided a fancy for pillaging and injuring tho public, instead of laboring for it in soino honest calling. If to these bo added tho multitudes who, birn and brought up under tho governments of other countries (from which appears their pecu liar fitness to act in sustaining the institu lions of our oio.t especially whun they have boon shipped ofF as burdens on tho communities where they were bom,) aro seen in such numbors begging their way through our state lo New. York or Lowell, and if proper exertions bo nndo also to look up such scatloring individuals ns jus ticc has not as yet, simply for want of evi dence, put her uncivil fingers un, it will bomiuilost that there must bo left quite a number probably what would bo deemed by some a sufficient numbjr, to " voto in our political contests." A great saving of time would also accrue to all thoso who aro engaged in tabuing fur the public, by leaving iho whole business of election to thr.se who have nothing clso to do. In fact, the whole business of government of which the selecting of persons lo fulfil public trusts is one of the most essential parts would probably go along moro sun ply nnd harmoniously than it now does. There would bo no occasion for so many persons troubling their heads about poli tics, and spending their time in invcsttgi ting thu principles of government, and in quiring whether our own is properly ad ministered in nil its ramifications. Feoplo would not bo put to tho unpleasant neces sity of deciding iu the case of two or moro individuals who aro perhaps equally good neighbors and citizens, which one, taking all things inlo considerotio'i, it is best to send to Montpelior or Washington to log is late lor the weal of our state and tho Union. In fact wo should approach at once that unviable statu of things which exists in Russia or Turkey, where nunc are expected lo bo annoyed by the Inquiry who nro to lake cue ol tho public interests an 1 see that they are kept in tlio best hands, but tlruso who have then in charge, and in all likelihood wo should vcrv soon attain to the full fruition of tlut political blessed ness enjoyed by the subjects of tho Czar am! tho Grand Suiguior. Such an improv mcnt ought to he considered. Loc ) Foco. Wo have but lately under stood tho meaning of this term. We understand however that our Loco Focu neighbors define it thus ; A man win can control his own vute. The Loco Focos of Seneca thus describe themselves : Resolved, That wo claim no kindr.nl with either of the present political parties gf tho dny; but claim tho privilege to think nnd aci lor ourselves; self existing; self-igniting and self-preserving bound only" by ono common interest ; that of transmillinrr to our posterity our Iroo institutions, uttitn paired and uncorruptcd. WESTERN ELECTIONS. mon-rn Uaiiomna Given Up The Fnyoltvillo Journal ,'a Vnn n, v says, that General Uudlev's mnir,ri, ;i 5213. Ill tllO IIoilSGil enni..l nr. WTi.:-- and t!5 Van Huron. In tho Seimt,. vZ. n.uj.juiy ui (ico which gives the Whi majority offwo in joint ballot. Inimana Ruturns from every county in this Stain, i-ivo n Whi., . r J.y joint ballot. J ' At.AiiAMA.-Tho Mobile Advertiser of ii " , ,V tu",B,3 "II ihu returns for the Umise of Representatives, thus Whigs 42 - an Buren 27. Olher paper announce u Whig majority of 2 in the Senate, and ten in the House. The vote nf this Slute uiusi uu cuiiccucu to Judge White. PnNNSvi.v.vNiA. The New Berlin Star ut Iho 27lh tilt, says : "Wo believe il U generally admitted that Gen. Haiiuison ' and l iiANcis Giungeii will get the ma ' jority in Pennsylvania, but our opponents 'nro unwilling to believe Unit it will he r,n nnn t,,,i..;,.., i., , , hw,wuv, .. n -1 1. . .ii. .v.: v.-i . i,v inn si.mo oftho times, itisnotimpS Wress to ,he i v. mut ninwown to take fucIi measures as were old Hero and Statesman will get upwards ' of GO ,000 majority. The true Jackson men aro nil fulling into the rnnks of liar- risen. In the borough of iMillon, seventy five staunch Jackson. men go for the Hero 1 of Tippecanoe. Tho cause of the People 1 is rolling on." I'tlKN TICK'S t.A-T. A Van Huron paper, called tho "Chick asaw Union," has boon started nt Pontotoc, Mississippi. It is evidently conducted by an association of Chickasaws. The Indians nro for Mr. Van Buron, the negroes for Col. Johnson, and tho while folks fur Gen. Harrison. Mr. Scxlon. oftho North Carolina Times, f.iys : "A hiahlv respectable clergyman, from tho Eatorn part of the State, informs os, mai ijuuicy is eieciuu uy a jargu uujur ity. Tho knell of Van Buronism is sound ed." It seems, that in the words oftho old song, " The Parson lol l the Sexton, "And the Sexton lolled llio bell." A Tory paper in its abuse of us, says, that "T.'P. Moore, has shed his blood for his country." We never knew that. We did know, that at Lexington, nbout two years ago, ho shod a good part of his skin Tho Peoria, III. Champion, has Btruck the Van Buren fliir. How must the Tories

of that State feel, when, in thoir shouts of victory and by the very light ol their' bon fires, they behold their friends fleeing as if lor lilo Irom their caniur "Mr. Van Buron Iia3 a dead majority of tho people on Ins stdo and ho will certainly be elected to the Presidency." Northern Mercury. We have no doubt tnat Mr. V. U.'a ma jority is n ''dead" ono. If it is not "dead" now, it will be very sure to dio beloro iNo vembor. lie may expect to be elected lo tho 1'residcncy "when tho dead cutno forth." Louis Jour. Chief Justice of New York. Mr Nelson has been appointed Chief Justice oftho Supremo Court ofNow York, to fill the vacancy occasioned by Iho resignation of Judao Saviro. It is the practice in New York, that the Chief Justiceship shall pass by seniority to tho next member on tlio bench, and the Governor has not departed from it. "Mr. Rothschild died al Frankfort on the 28th July; Mr. Travcrs. tho eminent Lon don surgeon having nrrived too late to bo ofsorvico to him. Mr. Rothschild was on ly in his 00th yonr." Ue lelt 5U millions ol norms to ins ctiit drcn ! A letter from Frnnktort slates that Mr. Rothschild made his will tho dav before his death, from which it is said to appear that Ins private fortune amounts to about 4,000 000f. sterling. That the place that Mr. Rothschild filled in London may not bo left vacant, one of his brothers, Charles, called tho Rothschild of'Naples, will leave Frank fort, where ho has tho post of Consul ol the King oftho two Sicilies, and will fix his residence in Lngland. BRITISH PARLIAMENT. Texas and Mexico. Mr. P. Hoyt, in conformity with previous notice, brought forward his motion for inquiry inlo tho affairs of Texas and Mexico. Ue said it was not a war for independence but for slavery, and atked "if the United Stales wore sufiered to wrest Texas from Mexico Cuba would come next." The debate, however, is of so much importance that wc extract the whole of it. House of Commons August G. Mr. P. Hoyt rose to bring forward the motion ol which lie bau given notice, it was on a subject of the utmost importance to llio cause of humanity, of immense im portancc lo our colonial possessions and to our merchants who had embarked 70 000 000 dollars in Mexico. If the United Stales wero sufiered to wrest Texas from Mexico, would, not Cuba and other Mexican pos sessions fall a prey to tho United States? Tho war now going on in Texas was a war not for independence but for slavery ; and ho would contend that should tho revolt iu Texas bo successful, that province would bo bound by tho treaty, Mexicu entered into with this country when lex as lormcd part oftho Mexican dominions, to prevent llio carrying on of the slave trade within its territory; llio number ol hlalos in the Union had originally been 13; they were now increased to 20, and if Texas were ndded lo llie Union there cuuld be no duubt the basis of the connection would bo to establish slavery nnd llio slave trade per mancntly in lhal province. IIo begged to ask llio Noble Lord opposite Lord Palm- erston, il within the the last ten davs he had not received an application from the Mexican Government for iho good offices of this country lu remonstrate with tho United States against the gross violation of treaties, and the aggressions of their Southern states. The honourable member read extracts from speeches of Mr Uuskis son and Mr. John Q. Adams, to show thu importance to America in n commercial point of view, of utinuxiug Texas to its territory. It is now for this house to consider whether, nfter tho enormous sums expen ded in abolishing nnd puling down slavery it would render the whole of that expendi" turo useless, am) to allow blavcy to tako deep root in situations with respect to which this country had both tho power and right of interference in suppressing it.- - But supposins tho inderieml inro ill' Ti'tns to bo established, and that it united itself to tlio uni ed States, let the house consid cr what considerable commercial advanta ges tho latter would gain ovor Ihis country. By that junction, tho United States would bo brought within six weeks sail of China. Neither ought tho importance ofihe posses sions of the mining districts by America lo be losl sight or by this country. Those mines wero of immense valuo--ono alone having produced 30,000,000 dollars, Un ess Mexico was nssisted as she ought lo be by this country, she would bo bo weak ened na soon to become nn easy victim to he ambition oftho United Slates or Amer ica. J'ho motion With vvlliel, ho tlilnn.lnil proper f-r tho fulfillment of the existing treaty, by which this country was bound to co-opernto with Mexico. lie wasofopin- on that England ought not only to rctnon strato with America, but lo hava a naval force on tho coast lo support Mexico ngainst American aggressions. The Hon. member concluded by moving "That an humblu address bo presented to llio Crown, praying Ihat Ins Majesty will bo eraciously pleased to direct mat bucii measures bo taken ns to his Majesty may seem proper, to sccuro Iho lullillment ol existing treaties between this country anu Mexico, and to prevent tho establishment of slavery and trnffic in slnves; in iho ptov- inca of Texas, in Iho Mexican lerrttory. Mr. H. G. Ward seconded the amend ment, which involved a subject upon which ho had boon lone and was deeply interest ed. Tho importance of the province of Texas was but little known in this house or by tho country. Tho province itself consisted of a large tract oflhe lincst land, il had numerous good and only two bad ports, nnd the possession of it would give to tho parties obtaining it the full command of tho whole guir of Muxico. Tho Mex ican Government and its first intercourse with this country, nn intercourse of in. creased and still increasing commercial importance lo this cuuntry, had stipulated for the abolition in its territory oftho slave trade, and ho (Mr Ward) could stalo that this stipulation had been most rigidly cn forced nnd observed, and ho did not believe that there were now in the Mexican slates except Texas, 20 slaves. To Texas tho U. States had long turned covetous eyes and to obtain possession of that province had been the first object of its policy. Du ring his residence in Mexico. America con trived to have a proposal made to tho ftlex ican Government, offering 10,000,000 dol lars for certain privileges in Texas, nnd that proposition having been refused Amer ica then proceeded to encourage the settle mcnt with Texas oftho refuse of her own southern slates who look possession of the land without title, or pretension to any title and thus throw into it a population exclu sively slave and American. A declaration of independence next followed. That dec laration issued from men recognizing m law, nnd signed by onlv ono Mexican, the ('re-idem of the Province, n man ol talent, it was true, but who had dealt must largely in Texas lands, nnd sought his uwn advan tage. Ho was supposed to have formed n connexion with soino influential men of tho American Cabinet, nnd amongst llictii with Mr. Forsyth. What then had foll-wed. America having created a population in Texas in tho way he had staled, and buy ing given to it every possible assistance, n committee of foreign relations in thu Sen ate, came in with a report signed by Mr. Clav. for whom ho entertained a high res' poet discussing tho necessity of recognising the declaration nt the iimepetiileiico ol Texas. The tendency of tho whole report was to show the propiiety. nt n future time of annexing Texas lo tho U. States. The nncslion. therefore, fur the houe to con. eider wos first, Ihu general pulicy of al lowing a state, without remonstrance, to extend itself, and thus put nn end to tho trade between thu country anil Mexico tho connexion between which could be completely cut off by a few American pri vntccrs ensconced iu tho Tesian ports. The principle had been disclaimed in 1035 when it was proposed to nnncx part nf Cuba to tho United blnttf, am that in stnnce ought to guide this country in not allowing this contemplated extension of the American territory. The next considera tion was, whether the country would now allow a renewal and nn increase of the slave trade? Such would bo the re.-ull uf this policy on the part of Ainerici, and from a pamphlet he hau received this day it appeared that the non-slavery stales of America had roused to a sense of their own danger if that policy were successful. Ii was well known that there had lung been a struggle between the slave stntes and non slave states in Congress, and parties were equally balanced; but if Texjs should eventually be annexed to the r eUeral Un ion, It) yotcs in Cengress at Washington would he added to those in lavur ut that most degrading feature in Iho civilized world slavery. On all these ground-, ho most cordially supported the motion nf the bun member from Suuthhatnplon. (Hoar hear.) Lord Palmcrstun observed, that if at Ihu beginning of tho ob-crvntions ho should have to make to tho house, ho said that he did not fuel hiuiscll at liberty to agree with the hon. member from Southampton, ho trusted that neither the lion, member nor t lie house would iiin-'im! that it wus a proof that he did not feel llie importance of its objeel, or that Ins majesty s government were not as much uuiiuati d as was the lion, member with tlio desiro lo put nn end to the evils iu which the address ho had moved so mainly related. (Hear, hear.) IIo (Lord l'nlirorstun) trusted that he should bo able to prove to tho house, ihul the address moved lor wa3 ut present in. some rcspccls uunccc-ury, nnd in other respects premature. Tho observations of the two lion, gentlemen who had preceded htm, divided themselves inlo two different branches the ono relating to the political part of tin question, and the oilier relating to tho tradu in slaves. With regard to the political question, undoubtedly the possibility that the prov ince of Texas might be added to tlio States, was a subject which ought seriously to en gage the uttcnliun oftho house and of the country, but ho did not think that the events which uad occurred allurdcd any ground fur supposing that there was any such pro bability of its occurring as to call upon this house to address the Crown with reference to that mattor. Tho state of Texas nt present was this a revolt had taken place there, the Mexican army had been despatch, ed for tho purpose of putting it down. The first operations had been greatly successful, but a part of the nrmy having considerably advanced before the rest, it was surprised by the Texan force, routed with great slaughter, and tho President taken prison er. It might be possible that the resistance oftho people of Texas might prevail against llio authorities of Mexico, but on the other hand, the numerical strength lay with tho army of tho Mexican Government, who, from the last accounts that wore received, were preparing to make fresh efforts to re infoico llieir army, nnd from what nlrcady happened, the final result of the struggle could not be inferred. With rcsncct to tho conduct on lis Uni ted Slntcs of Amorica in tho inaUcr, 4I though ho was aware that individuals in ilinso states had given grcnt assistance to the revolting population of Texas, yet the conduct oftho responsible Government of Amurtca was tho reverse, it regaru wero had to the President's Mcssago lo Con cress, il would bo found lo contain an un equivocal declaration of that Government to lake no part in tho Mexican civil war, nnd l hat in accordance with that declara tion otdcrs have been issued to enforce tho laws in the prevention of individuals mix- in" themselves tin in the matter. Ho (Lord Palmerston) had that opinion of tho honor nnd good laith ol llio uoveriimeni or America as not to suppose that they would not net up lo that declaration; nnd ho tho't fresh cijcutnstanccs ought to arise beforo . . I,, ... ... t1 an nuurcss snoutu ue sent to ine vrovvii uu tho poltticnl pnrt of'the question. Now, with regnril to that part of tho nucslioti which .related to tho trade in sieves, Iho hon. gentleman opposito had remarked that no correspondence Hau uccn aid beloro House with reenrd to the pro gress or diminution of the slave trade, sup posed to exist in J cxas, wnuo otner places were given. The fact wns so; nnd the er plnnalinn he had to oiler wns, Ihat his Ma jesty s tiovrriiirictil had no agent In llio province ol l exas, and lliey nan onij lately received infotmntion from the British Min ister nl Mexico bearing on Ihn illicit trndd in slaves supposed lo be carried on in Tex as. It would bo a great evil, much to be deplored, if tho course of tho civil war wero to leud to an extension or re-cslab-lishment ufslaveryf That wa9 a mailer deserving the ullc'ntion oftho House ; and if the House supposed that his Majesty's Government were either indifferent or un willing to bestow iho most vigilant care to prevent such nn evil ho should be willing to ngree in thinking with the hon. member from" Southampton, it fitting lo admonish the Government in the mnntier ho propo sed, buthn nisnrcd the House the Govern, incut required no such sltmulous to perform their duty, and ho thought that what they were now doing might bo accepted as a proof that they were anxious and active it) endeavoring lo put down llio slave liado in every part of the world, and to prevent lis springing up tn quailcts where it did not already exist ; but he did not think llieru wns any considerable danger of such an evil being tho result of thu Mexican civil war, fur it was evident that either Texas must bo conquered and and yield lo Mexican authority, or that it, by succeed ing in its struggle would become nn inde. pendent sta'e ; or, thirdly, adtl itself to the United States of America. Now, if llio Mexican authority were re established, in) mure encouragement to tho clave trade would be given in Texas than nny other Mexican slatr. Again, if thu Mexican authority wus thrown off, and the independ. ence uf Texas diclured, it would then be open to tins count ry to interfere and ut down any trado in flnves that might bo carried on. Lastly, if Texas should in tho progress of events beconw a member oftho Uni'ed Stairs of America, Ihuugh slaves might h.'te t there from other states, there wou'd b n i real danger of the importation of slates from llio const of Africa or tho islands of tho West Indies. IJ.j was in clined to b.-licvo that an importation nf slaves into Texas f. oin the coast of Cul a had taken p'neo, but ho had n il heard i f any such importation fiom tho coast of Af rica with regard to tho importation ol slaves from Cuba, ho must say that it occurred before tho Ireat) concluded between Spain and tins country, for suppressing Iho bIuvu trade, had come inlo operation. The slate nieiit of tiio hon. member from Southamp ton, therefore, applied to o lime antecedent lo the ratification of the treaty. The noble L ird then cntreaed into vari. ous particulars uf the measures taken by thu Government with foreign powers fur the suppression of the slave trade, nnd ad did, if the Government should not rectivo any authentic accounts of the introduction of slaves in Texas, i'. would bo their wi-h as well ns du'y, to lake such immediate slop ns would put it down. Now, as lo the political quest ion lie thought there wero no grounds whatever, why the Government should interfere politically. As tu that pnrt of the address which called on tho Crown to interfere lo prevent the traffic in slaves iu Texas, he thought it would in volve n censure on the Government they did not deserve, considering tho measured they had ulready adopted, und on these grounds he must oppose the motion. Mr. I'.. Buxton did not think any b'amo attributable to the Government with re spi el lo the extension of slavery iu Texas but ho thought the subject required their continued vigilance. This Government was bound to reiiionstra'e with the Mexi can Government as well as Ihat of the U inled Slates, which as a government were as strongly opposed to iho extension of slavery n we are. Mr B. Hoyt, after what the noble Lord had said, wuuld nut prc-s his motion. Mr Hume, Sir 'J'. French, Sir J. Reed, made some unimportant remark?. 1). Lushingttin said there were several circumitances under which llns Gi vern ment possessed n tight to interfere to pre vent the irnllic in slaves in Texas. So lung as Texas remained in a slate of depend ence on Mexico, or did not establish its independence, this cuuntry had a right to insist on its observation of I lie treaty which we had made with Mexico, of which, under such circumstances, it muU still be consid ered as forming a part. If it did csioblish its independence, we could recognize il on such conditions as wo pleased and could make the abolition oftho slave trade one of them. But if the Stato was received into the Union of the North American States, then wo could demand that it shoO'.J bo bound by the treaties which wo hid con tracted with the government of thoso states. Dr. Bowrlng thought wo were bound lo remonstrate with the government of North America ngainst tho introduction of any slavo dealing state into tho Union. Tho aiiiendtnonl was then withdrawn. Appearances. Sumo yean since a mer chant on Long Wharf advertised lor Span ish milled dollars. The premium was high A Roxbury farmer, who came into town fur manure, nnd who look prido in appear ing like a beggar, with a shovel on his