Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, August 28, 1840, Page 2

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated August 28, 1840 Page 2
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Ono presidential term nn economical admlnjs Iratioti n sound currriicv a ntoet 11115 tmill ltftv'satarlc anil full prices lor labor, ami the products uf labor. r 0 11 r n r, m n r. s t. WILLIAM HENRY HAIlllISON. r o n v 1 on r it r. s 1 n E N t. JOHN TV1E2, Of Virginia. " In all ages and all countries, it has been observed, lint the cultivators of iho f-oil ;iro thono who arc least willing to part with their rights, mid submit themselves o tho will of a muster. Wm. II. Hamiison. " The people of the Vnilul States-Nay they ever roinemher, that, topreservc their liberties, they must do their own voting and their own fighting. IIarmson. "Tub r.i.cf-siKaa or tiiocsasds or women and CHILDREN, r.ESCUr.tl rnOM TUB t-CALl'lNO KNIPE OnllE nrriii.r.s f.w.vor. or Tin: wiLniinsiiss, anu rno.M the URL MOIIE SAVAOE t'llOCTOtl, BEST 0!I 1IAKH1SON and ins gallant Ar.MY." Simon Snyder's Mcswge to the Pennsylvania Lcgtslalurcficcembcr lO.'i, 1813. rou i:t.r.c rons, HON. SAMUEL C. CRAFTS, ) 1st dist. WILLIAM HENRY, 2d dist. JOHN CON ANT, 3d dist. ABNER 1!. W. TENNEV, 1th dist. WILLIAM P. 111UGGS, Blhdixt. JOSEPH REED, rou cjovernor, SILAS II. JENISON. roa uci'T. aovEr.Non, D AVID M . CAMP. roa TllKAhl'nF.K, HENRY F. JANES. FOR congress, HON. AUGUSTUS YOUNG. rou senators rou ciitnn.snr.N covntv. GEN. HARRISON. The ninnncr in which tho character of this brave man has boon assailed from tho moment lie was announced by the people as an opposing candidate to Martin Van Buren, in a melancholy illustration of the bitterness of party spirit. No epithet has boon conceived too gro.-is to he em ployed against him. Ho has been charged by ignorant and reckless pnrtizms with the most loathsome crimes, w hich have not the least nhadow of truth, and denounced as an "arislo. crat," a "federalist" an "ignoramus" and a "coward." There has been a day when the man sufficiently fool hardy and unprincipled to utter such rr.-'icious libels-, would have received tho universal frown of an indignant nation ; and none would have been louder in the expression of that indignation than many of tho very men who now tcink at those who make those ungene rous and malicious attacks. Bearing their awn antidote with them as those cbulitiona of spleen manifestly do, in their own grossncfp, we have not thought it worth while to dignify llicin by a passing contradiction. But for the purpose of showing the utter recklcssncso of our Tory opponents, we have grouped together a few of the testimonials with which tho history of the country abounds, as to the character and services of Gen. Harrison. Tho following honorable testimony is from Robert Lytic, of Ohio, late member of Congress. The chief excellence of this extract consists in tho fact that it was uttered by a chement party politician toward an inllucntial opponent. Jt manifests a degree of liberality which, in these days, is worthy of all commendation. "It is true, that that gentleman (Gen. lluriison) nnd myself are nuw, as wo Itavc lor some time men op nosed to each other in somo of our views, perhaps u innst. :ia tu the nithlic men ond measures of tho i!nv: but wero wo as widely scperated n3 the pules. I can neither bo made to forect his virtues, nor withold from him just commendation for his many envnent services Sir, I would lie a traitor to my oicn nature, if I found viysclj capable or tiispuruging inc nuims n jkiiui .servant, sy eminent, so xorll tried and whose life ha. hrrn n histnru of such usefulness and wallanlri. a, that officii, flail iron ! Rather than roll the temples of that time-worn mid justly honored public servant of a single laurel, 1 lejula choose, in justice, anu grati tude to heap chaplcts on his bro:." Tho following ia an extract from a speech de livered March 12d, 1831, in the House of Rcpr. eentatives of tho United States, by Col. It M Johnson of Kentucky, on the Bill for the relief of J. C. Harrison, deceased. "Ono of the securities is Gen. W. II. Harrison and mIih is Hen. Ilams.ni ? The son of one of tho shiners of the Declaration of Independence, who spent th? greater part of his largo ibrtuno in lcdccming tho plcuge lie turn gavo 01 ms luriunr, mu mm sacreu honor," to serine tho liberties of his country." "Of the career of (Jen. llarrinn, I need not speak tho history of tho west is 111s History, ior 101 ty vcirs he has been identified with its interests, its peril und i'a hopes, UnirersnWj bclurea 111 the wall.s ot peace, and dUtiitguislicd by his ability in the councils of his country, ho ha been yet morn illuslrioitply dis tinguished in the field." ' During tho late wnr bo was longer in active service than any other general officers hn was perhaps oflener in action tlinn any one of them, and never sustained n defeat." James Madison, in a special message to Con gross, Dec. 18, 1811, said : "While it is deeply lamented thnt so mnny vahiablo liven have been lost m the action which took place on tho7lli ultimo, Conrrrcss will sec with satisfaction the dauntless spirit of fortilu'do victoriously displayed by every description of troops niguccd, as well 119 the collected firmness which distinguished their comman der (Gen'. Harrison,) on on occasion requiring the ut most exertions of ralor and discipline. James Madison, in his mcssago to Congress, Nov. 1812, said, 'An nmple force from the states of Kentucky, Ohio, IV nneylvniuu, nnd Vilginia, is ilnced, with lliunddilipn ..r r.L. r...,n,u under the comniaiid of Brigadier (icncritl Harrison, wlio possesses thocntiroconfidcnco of his fellow soldiers, among whom ato citizens, somo or theni volunteers, in tun rnnivs, iiiiuuBnuiiMiiiaujoiiuu by their political stations thun by their merits. In Mr. Mr. Madison's message of Dec. 1813, the compliment was extended as follows : "Tho success on I.ako Erin having opened n pas rnr to Iho territory of tho enemy, tho officer com manding tho Northwestern aimy, tinittfcrrc-d tho war thither, nnd rapidly pursuing the hostile troops, llecing Willi ineir sivage ussociaies, lorrai 11 general iieiiuu which quickly terminaicd in tho rupture or thelliitish nnd dispersion of tho savage force. This result is alenulhi honorable to aIajoh GeneiI' au llAiinibon, by iriosc military talents it vat prepared." The following tribute of pralso was paid to Cicnoral Harrison, in ltul,hy eleven of tho ofli cers who fought under his banner at tlie battle of Tippecanoe : " Should our country again require our rtrvlccs to oppose n rivmzra or n savage 103, wo bliuuld morel niider General Ilnrrimni with thu moat perfect confi dence of victory mid fumu." JorlCoolc.lt.). Itllllllll. Nnllinn Ailnmn A Tin... k'm, H. llurchatcnd, Husea lllood, Josiah HiulliiiK O. (i, Hurton, C. Fuller, G. Gooding, J. D. Fobter. Extract of a letter from Col. Davies. wlm u.nB killod at the battle of Tippocanoe, Aug. 21, " t umko frea in ilrrlnre. that I linve Imagined tbcro wero two military men in thu Went, and Uen. Harri son ia tho lirst of the two.'.' Message of Simon b'llyder, Governor of Penn sylvania, Dec. 10, 181U. Atrumlv h trio brow of tho voiiiitr warrior. Cro ghan, encircled with laurels, nnd the blessings of thou samlsnf women and children rescued from the scalp ing knifeof Iho rutloss savage or tho wilderness, an.l rrom the still moro savage Proctor, rust on Harrison ami his gallant army." Iu tho legislature of Indiana, On the 12th Nov. 1811, tho Speaker of the House of Hep rosontatives, Gen. Win. Johnson, thus addressed General Harrison: Sir Tho House of Uenrcscntativcsi of the Indiana Territory, iu their own iiauie, and in behulf of their cousiiiuenis, mom curuiauy rceiprocn,u 1110 coiigrniu lalions of your Kxccllency 011 tbuglorioiis result of tho lato sanguinary conllict with the .Shawnee Prophet, nud thu tribcsoflndians conrederatcd with him ; ben we see displayed 111 behalf of our country,! not only the consummate nbilificsof the general, but thu hero istuof tho man j and when wa take into view the ben efits which must result to that country from Ihoso ex ertions, we cannot, for n moment, withhold our meed of applause." Legislature ij icniuci;y, ,ian. 1, idi. ltenolve.l. lit" the Senale uud Houso of Representa tive? of the Slate or Kentucky, in tho lale cninpainn against tho Indians upon the SVabash, Gov. William iieiirv iiarnso 1 as w aveii ko a ero. nnair 01, unu ngenoml! and that I'or bis cool, deliberate, skillful anil palhttt conduct in thu buttlo of Tippecanoe, he Well uebcrves inc wurmesi iimuiis 01 111s country. Gen. Anthony Wayne, in his Letter to tho Secretary of War, giving an official account of tin sanguinary Indian battle, in 1792, said : "My faithful and gallant Lieutenant Harrison reti- WpiI tlin most esseiitiul servim. hv rnnitimnicntil!!' my orders in every direction, niui by bis conduct ami liraveiy, cxciimg 1110 iroops 10 press ior vieiuiy. Resolution directing medals to bo struck, and, together with tho thanks of Congress, pre sented to Major General Harrison, and Gov ornor Shelby, and for othor purposes. Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representa tive.! of The United Stales of America in Coimrus assembled, That the thanks of Cangu ss be, uud they are hereby, prea'iited tu .Major GeneralWilliam Henry Ilauison, and Isaac .Shelby, late Governor of Ken tucky, and, through them to tho ofltccr.i and men un der thir command, for their pallantry nnd good con duet in defeating tho combined Uritisli and Indian for ces under ."Major Genei id Proctor, nn thu Thames, in Upper Canada, on tho fifth day of October, one thou sand eight .hundred and thirteen, captttringtbc British nriiiy, with their baggtn;u, caiinuquipage, mid artille ry; and that the Piestdent of tho United States bo re-qui-sted to eauso two golil miilals to be struck, em blematical of this triumph, nnd presented to Gen. Harrison and Isaac Shelby, late Governor of Ken tucky. Hl'.iNRV CI.AY, Speaker of tlu' House of Representatives. JOHN GAII.MARI), President of the Senate, pro tempore. April -l, 1318 Approved, JAMF.S JIONROR. Gov. Shelby to Mr. Madison, May 19, 18M, savs : . . "I foci no hesitation to declare to you that I bclicre General Iltrrison to be one of the Jirst military dm- railers J erer hneic. Col. Hichard M. Johnson to Gen. Harrison, July d, 1812, says : " We did not leant to serre under cnicards or traitors: but under one Harrison icho'had proved himtctf to le vise, prudent ana brave." Coininodoio l'erry to-General Harrison, Au gust IS, 1817, says : "The prompt chanro made by you in tho order of itattleon uncovering too position ot tlie enemy, lias always appeared to 1110 to havo evinced a high ilegieo of iniliuiry tuh-nt. I concur1 with thu vniierebh; in his general approbation ol your conduct m that campaign. The opinions of the Hon. Lanodon CliKVCp of tho importance of tho victory of the Thames, and the bravery of Gen. Win. H. Harrison. "jTVie victory of JIarritan, was such as would hare secured to a Ixiunan General in the best days oftthe Hepubllc, the. honors of a triumph. He put an end to lite War in tne uppermost l,anuua. Sentiments of the Hero of Fort Stephenson, Col. Croglian, now of the War Department "I dcHire no plaudits which arc bestowed noon 1110 at tho expense of General Han if on. t have telt the warmest ritlachnienl tor turn ns a man, ami my conlidcncc 111 linn ns an nhlo coinman dcr remains unshaken. I feel every nsaurancc that be will at all times do mc ample malice : and nothing could givo me more pain than to senilis enemies sei.u upon this occasion to deal out thcit unfriendly feelings and ucrimonioiM diMiko , and as long as ho continues, (as 111 1117 liuuiolu opinion lie has lulherto done,) to make tho wisest arrangements' and tho most judicious ir.positmu, wliicli tho lorccs mvler Iih command will usiify, I shall not hesitate to unito with tho army in Dcstu'winc linon bun that eon fuleneeht so richlinne 'rits. ami which has on no occasion besn with held." Lastly we come to the neat compliment of Thomas Ritchie, editor of tho Richmond En quirer, the loading organ of the Coalition in the South, who now brandishes his old "tdiapcless sword with two broken points, and threatens de vastating war upon the conqueror of tho British and Indian CcalU'wn of the West ! Tho Rich mond Enquirer said : General Hanison's letter tells us ovcrv thine that wo wih to know about the officers, except himself. r.ticc to every one but Jfirrison; and the tlin Amnrlxnn ent.lier will follow llic prmilliln (if his I KOOWIl Govetninenl. nnd neither the sword of the one will bo Rutland raised tiiainsttho helpless or the fallen, nor tho gold or the other paid for thu scalp of a massacred ene my." From the Albany Argus, Sept. 21, 1613.J JlAJOtt CnocniA.v. This gallant young American hnsi added newlustiiro to his chnrnctor. by repelling tho insinuations which had born pi omulgatcd prejudi cial to Gcu. Harrison. He stales, that tho order for him to abandon nnd burn tho Fort, wns not delivered to him till it bad bucomo iimirudont. If not Impractica ble, to tctrcnt, by reason ol a far euictior force of mu enemy iiuvmg inrcaiiy surrounueu nun. ra inviu foro wroto a letter to thoi General, calculated to de coivo tho enemy, nnd which bo supposed would fall into their bands. It reached Iho General, nnd tho Ma lar was arrested t but on nn explanation taking place, his sword was immediately restored. " Tho measures adopted by Gen. Harrison, ( says Major Croglian, ) so far from dcservingi censure, nro thu clearest tno'ifs of his keen penetration nnd nblo generalship." From the same, Nov. 2, 1813. J Wo hava tho satisfaction of nnnounciiiL' to our read ers, that tho United States brigs Niagara, Caledonia and Hunter, tho schooners Ariel and Provost, nnd the sloops Trippo nnd I.ittlo licit, arrived olV Uutl'alo urccii this day, with Uoin. t'l.URY nnd uiw. iiAif RISON on bord. To describe tho public joy exhib ited 011 tho appearance of iho gallant and brave men, to whom tl in inhabitants on a frontier of a thousand miles owe their peace and security 1 wo will merely state, that tho heroes wero very handsoiiily saluted bv Col. Chntiin. from our battery with tbreo hearty cueers, wmeu was reiuriiuuu mu eiy ujijtiuiuiuiu manner by the licet. Pair and Honorable. Moses Dawson, tho editor of tho leading Van Buren paper in Cin cinnati, some five years sinco wrote a biography of General Harrison. Ho is now opposed to his election to tho Presidency. Ho has begun in his paper, a series of letters to tho old Gener al on the policy of tho Whig party. In tho first of these ho uses tho following language, which forms a rare and honorable exception to that cm ployed by most of tho opponents of General Harrison. "That it is a painful as well ns nn tin sracious task to give opposition to thu elevation of n friend" lo any office. 1 umfieo to declare, nnd moru nnticulnrly is it so to mu when tho office is tho highest to which any man can aspire1, but I Hatter myself that this cir cumstance is tup most conclusive uvidedco 01 my dis- i.Uereslcducss in thu case. 111 tlio won; alluded to, 1 havo represented you ns a bravo nnd capable com mander. a disinterested nutriot and nn honest man all of which I did and do vet believe you to be, nnd I to the utmost ot my weauauiuiy ucieuucu you against what 1 conscientiously bclinvo to bu tho foulest blun ders", nnd of those counts iu your favor, I have never yet had reason to repent, it in my tu urq re marks, then, I may impungo your political opinions, or contest your iudrrment on constitutional questions. 1 lliusi nui ou cuiiHiueieu 11s uuuiiung 01 ine purity ui your motives or itioiionesiy 01 your intentions. Mcndou, Poullney nndfcShcrbiirnonronow whigs.nnd then, that tho statu finances have been so well niana Mi,l,ll,.rmt ii1Ti 'ivimr lMiilnilrlnliis nnd 1'itlsford cod as not only to nav all tho ordinary exnoiiscs.' but iiiuiu iniiu vv,vwj mwurus uie nuw muiu iiuusu. mu does Vermont actually owe this sum of 893,527,287 nro now Loco. The members from Pittsfield. Pnw- Ict nnd Sudbury nro dead, nnd Clarendon, Dnnliy, Fnirlmvcn, Shrewsbury ami Wells unknown. The other 7 towns were feds, nnd what nro now living nro rather wlugish. In Windsor county tho vote was 14 wvor nuuu against, uf tno six, iiaruorn mcinocr ...1.!.. -...I -.?.. cji . i.i:..,. tll. ).. 11,,,,. is wing;, unu iiuui oiiuruiii iveuuiu, iwmiio.w, iwj- nlton nnd Wealhersfiold I havo no Information ad of 95 being all tho republicans, ns I it than the state, upon tho boIo condition of keeping owere 103 ofcottrso8 or them must I good the interest Thcsa nro racts I and we there jsed to the resolution j or did not attend foro say that, ns to tho school fund, tho only real in- Among the demos. living nro 7 whigs, the members establishing tho school fund, it is not available for thu lroill romirci nntl UllCStcr nrc ueao, nun uiuovct, iuiwwui wuuuiuii, unui mu inicrm uiuiiumimua lfotlinl nml Htnr-ltliriilrrntinilMiown tome. Cavendish tain a school in every district 111 the statu for n sneer and Hnrlland are Loco, probably. From tho rest 1 1 lied time. By its very terms, nothing but the interest havo not much information, out 01 tno auovc, oui 01 isio goioiuoBcnoots. uncrc,iiicn, is inoowncrsmp tho 05 ascertained, tbcro arc 23 whigs, nnd 10 Loco's, pf the principle! Who. or what has n better right to nuw oil, lustful vott state, tbero to their duly in tho Houso equal to their opponents! debtcdncss of tho slate is for tho interest. That is all or thi'v miitlit Imvn l.r.m Mm ennm inoilprii democrats which it is now. or ever will be. bound to nav. Ou of the present day, opposed to giving him any npplauso this ground, let us show what tho real indebtedness wnatcver. 1 ou stated at jiranuon uuu yuu nun hern crmsnrptl fiirin.l dnlm,. M WooilstoekboW thoso 93 rcDublicans now stood, mid vou there told us that Interest on School Fund, 12,801,10 about 25 wero dead j 10 administration men and 30 Towns winch havo not received their sliaro wlii.tn livin.r. Iymw sir ir von will find 25 Van Bit- of tho surplus revenue, and on which tho rcn men out of those 70 w hich you say arc living, and statu pay s in terest, 13,755,17 nnmn thetn. sn tlmt i, mn l,..na.'rlninefl In nccrtnllllv. Banks or Blirlllll!tUU and Montticlicr. and I will then sir, acknowledge to the public that 1 do J. k. L.nnguon, i&.uuu.uu nnvv ilialiolfnvn tnt .t.t.l.,1. ia ii.n !n lltn, rnsiinrt. for I I do not bolivc they aro to bo found on earth, but I may Total indebtedness, Sept. 30, 1839, , 37,509,59 no uusiaKcu. . ip, "ti". ju, ibjv, Itnt o r. von nrM.nt, ntlnn, ,1m, n ihn year t axes duo nnd in nrrcar. 33 i.:il7.7U 1813 Mr. Madison was not elected bv a very largo Balance in tho treasury, 0,233,31 -15.550,01 majority ofthc popular vote. And sir, if it is as you Rtnti. tlmt nil ilm,i,i r,t..id ofn .imv wli ms. nnd 30 Ileal indebtedness ofthc state beyond its out of70 or tho old democrats are whigsnlsoj it shows resources, , . , . S!2,'9!?,'5I nrnll,. mnr. n. i ,., M nf I in pnnnlrv I 1 O I I S CO 110 CX On QOCS 11 CO 110 Ol aSl l C3 1 X.U I I nm. nml ntilnaii vml ..n.t ilm vniini mpn is tho debt which Stenheii S. Blown has maunified to nntl maku tliein bcliove that tho old federalists uru ns about SI 10,000, by including a vast amount which ho nil as you pretend, 1 think vour friend Matty will Know pcrieet y wen nover win no women, or ovon eccivo mardiinc orders next March. But, sir, go on, asked for S12,013,57-ah that is precisely 51,227,13 ilm v...ir..u.ii fniiru i,i i i, f .nu nna Tnvnr nn I less than has In en oaid for lookins masses. liL'hls nnd account of yourself, nnd tint is to adopt somo other lamps for tho President's house, sinco tho reformers modoot argument bosulcs 'old redcralisml old fedeu- i -umu uiiuiiunm, iiiull lit. 11 PRtir.ll Al tlM t I 1' nnrl mnkinir Ui.iA.n,,ia .i. n , ... mai ,Hln .1 ,1 .,. inr.irtii i trim rnreu for an c.rira iax nr "ns bow that council of 1813 stood at this time, I will 821.699,61 UPON THE PF.OI'Li: OF VF.RMONT. ,i..,-r.:..r....,, ..,. mm ,.n i,n, ,...n.n.m. I Header. scvctllvof those ardent lovers of the tiro- posed oreiaht democrats and Tour rederalists nnd of pic vi. loco Toco representatives in our lcgislattire theso thero nro tbrco democrats nnd ono federalist yotcd for an extra tax upon tho peoplo pf 21.599,GI now living, whoso names aro Mark Richards, Klias or ino preseni year, tins niimocr cmuraccu every He does iu, world must thcrefoic do jus'ico to tho man, who was too modest to I'ojust to imusclt. Again, in ISM, when war desolated the land, and the, question was, who ought to be appointed Scctctary of war, tho Enquirer spoke of General Harrison in this wipe. "Tho . Secretary of War holds, not only the mo't diffienli station in tho Government. It requires a raro coiiibinahnn ol lalcnls. Ilo must uc an experienced man: indefatigable, hrillnnt nnd prompt in Ins convic tions I dcrWvc in the execution of his orders. Tho ono whom I havo named (Gen. Harrison) comes as near lo this character ns any I can think of." Iii all tho public stations, which General liar rieon has occupied, he has acquitted himself with the highest reputation. Ho has shown more talent in a single day of public service than Mr. Van Buren in his wliolo life, and yet tho spoil sockiu parasites of tho Magician, havo tho impudence to cay the General is not fit to be President. The Ohio Telegraph thus indig nantly replies to this falto assertion : "lie is not Jit !' What, William Henry Harrison is not fill Go ask the sacred records which slumber in the capital of our country, under tho bright folds of that starry flag and .then answer is ho fit! Jo ask the unsullid pages of Kentucky's his tory, and then answer is ho not fit 1 Go tear Iho fangs of despotism from tho vitals of Mexico, ift up the curtain which hides her happier days, enter the temple consecrated to liberty, marl well the dcrollshe so proudly holds, then answer a lie not fit ! Go view the blody fields of Tip pecanoo, mark tho significant glance of the passer by, recall to mind tho scenes there enact ed, then answer, is ho not fit 1 Go penetrate the ranks of tho enthusiastic host assembled in Pennsylvania, Indiana, Maryland, New Vor Ohio, and Kentucky; litcn to their grateful plaudits trembling on every breeze, and rousing overy noblo heart, then answer, is ho not fit But need we prolong these evidences 1 la there any act of his public life that will fail to shed a hallo of glory around him J Is there any act cither in his public or private life that calls for tho justifying voice ? Wo think not. His most bitter enemies havo failed to substantiate one detracting charge. PosFCssing tho confidence of every administration entrusted by all will tho most responsible situations, pe: forming tho most arduous duties, wo cannot find iu his his tory, or in tho history of our country, otic act or estigo wluoJi declares him unfaithful, hishonor- ablo, incapable, or unworthy." WHAT THU DEMOCRATS OF 1812-13 THOUGHT OF GF.N. HARRISON. From tho Albany Argus, of Mm ch 12, 1813.1 Theru isclesnnconiiproacbiiiir subliniitv in ono ims sago in Iho Gcnorol Onlein of Jan. 2, In thu North wobtcru Army under GENERAL HARRISON. TliisooriUrs were issued in consequence of iho re turn nt n deiatchineiit irom n succceHul expedition Into Iho Indicn country. Thodetalchiuent had or- dors among uther things, "to save the women nnd cuuurcii, aim iu s nuru mu warriors who consul to rc cist." Alter tiianiung tno detachment for the r at tcniion to his order. ho ccncrnl order proceeds : " Let nn account of inurdurcd innocence be open in iiw locuruB oi iieuvcn ugnmsi our enemies alone t From the Middlebury People's Press THE HON. C. P. VAN NESS, EX GOV. OF VERMONT. Dcvn Sin: Not long siuco I was perusing a pain pblet containing your address delivered bbforu thu ad' minittrution convention at Woodstock in May last I must confess that 1 was much surprised by hading some statements therein which did not accord with the facts: for I had heretofoio formed u very exalted opinion of your talents, and candor and knew of your being noted lor truth ami veracity, while you wusjud, ol" Iho Supremo Court and Governor of tho State. It appeal a to be thu main object uf your addresses generally to convince thu people that the present win, party is the same old federal party that formerly sup potted John Adams und Alexander Hamilton, who you say was in favor of a President and Senate for life. Now sir, if you will take tho trouble to read the 9th chapter ol the "Olive Uianeh." by Matthew Ga ry, you will find in a letter from this same Alexander Hamilton, (.whom you admitted, in your address a Middlebury, to bean honest man,) to Timothy Picker iug. dated September lUlh, 1&03, the following: "Tho hi'diest toned proposition which 1 made m the con venlioii v. hich formed the U. S. constitution was for nPiesklent, Senate, and Jud"03 duriii'' cood beha vior." And ho strongly inf'eis m the saino letter that -ur. Madison must havo been ot ma same opuuoi: That letter also ba vs. " neither tlie proposition throw "out for debate, nor even those votes Ju thecailier "stages of the deliberation wero considered as eviden " ccs of n definite opinion in the proposer or voter. It "appeared to be in some sort understood that, with a "view to free investigation, experimental propositions " might bo made, which wero to be received merely us " suggestions lor coubidcraliun. Accoidingly it is lacunar mv uxeu opinion was ncamst nn t.xecutiv duiing good behavior, on account of the increased iiamier to ino nuuiic iraunuuuv, mciucui iu inc elec tion ot a magistrate ol ins uegice ol permanency. in the plan ol a constitution which t drew up while tho convention was sitlinif, uuu which l communi cated to Mr. Madison about tho close of it, or a day or iwoiuier, me onicc oi rresiucni was oi no long' cr duration than tliico veais." ir wc taue your honest .ur. Hamilton a own words true, many persons mi"ht be led to believe that Old t'ideratisiii nover was ottite us bad as vou would bu glad to have it. But, sir, as bad ns you represent them to be, I never have known of un instance whero any of your own party have refused to tako them into our raiiKs. moviueu nicy win vo:e as vou wun. ami our party have gouo so fur of late ns to nominate ne for member ol Comxresj iu the 2d District iu Ver mont, which appears to me ns very inconsistent with our argument, l also have my opinion, mat you tow to the world u great share ol ingratitude to those Id federalists w ho uned every riossiblo exertion in their power to elect you to iho United ."states Senate cm, bv casiinc tiiem on us rascaiiv wimrs. It is admitted that Joliu Adams abandoned his lor icr principles and embraced democratic long before is death, and vou admitted m vour address nt Mid dlibury, thtit John Q.. Adams was a democrat, in order to screen yourself from tho charge of being a whi, to me. Out of tho 19 who were In favor from i mind ye,) it Is 3117.077, 23 1 or 828,519,85 ior than 1 county, Hubbiirton. irn, Mt holly, Orwtll, this famous statu debt. This proves conclusively, No I On examining tlio report wo find that of tho total (8131,03 4,39,) iGO.513,81 consists of tho principle used of the eehool fund. la that item a debt! It is not) and lor tlio reason that tlio stato never parted with tho ownership of that fund, any further than ns it rclates to tho interest on tho principal. By tho net loco foeo member present, ir wc mistake not. Among them wero TAUl, UII.l.IiNWlbUl, JU., U. W. HUT' LER, STEPHEN S. BROWN. Newell Kinsman Win. Sanborn, Judgo Pennock, Woostcr Sprngue, iioyai wnceicr, '1110111113 wuisiow, Alien oi Albany oiuuu Ul PUUIlOU. H UlCllllQll, ICuyes, Horatio Seymour, nnd Solomon Miller, and And now, sir, to conclude this time, I should advise you, in your public addresses to ascertain somo good deed that .ur van union lias dono 111 ms me, inui is worthv of beim? recorded for futuro fenerations to mi itnle. nnd dwell moro on that rrood net. nnd not slall ilor General Harrison ouitn so much. Bv so doimr FACTS FOR THE PEOPLE. you will in my opinion, bo mucli moro succcssiui in 1 in our last wc gavo tno amount ot money, arising your unueriaKiugs, 1 win rcminu vou in uuu ui vuur 1 iruui inu pnunc lauus, wiucii cacn town wouiu nav statements at Brandon. " ou said that Goncral Har- received under Mr. Clay's first bill nlone. rion would not let his oninion he known to anv one. I REMEMBER! ami almost in tho same sentence you said lie would That by tho first land bill Vermont would hav give his opinion as otten nnd m ns many tiuiercni received wnvs ns his friends wanted. Such contradictions do I 8955.879.10. not gain many proselytes unless I much mistake the That bill was defeated by an arbitrary and hitherto fifiiniTs of the Pontile. I am, respectfully, a friend and well-wisher to every ono who uses all fair and honorable means to carry a just nnd righteous causo. l.l-.UiSAKU UL..UJUW, iuiddiouury, Aug. 10, isiu. THE OLD DEMOCRATS FOR HARRISON, Tho following extract of Blotter from tho Hon Erastus Root to Mr. J. Whithing, of Albany, will show on wh.ch side the old Jell'ersonian Democrats of public lands to the states in which they lie, on con unexampled exercise of Executive power. KL,iUl,.UHl.llI Tint bv tho second bind bill, of 133G. Vermont wouiu navo receivca, up 10 nepi. 30, ihjs, That bill was defeated bv the votes of the loco foco party m uongrcss. KI'..U!-..UI.KI.! That at the last cession. Mr. Calhoun, n loco foco leader, introduced a bill to cede 100 millions of acres oats sprang to tlio relief of their drowning fellow citi ens. At 7 o'clock 18 dead bodies bad been rccoveicd r which wo can only learn the names of thu following 1 James Hiiiman, Constable of this city. Mr. Driscoll, Merchant of Palmyra. wimiiva nyuiia, luuiicu JCUILT, Ul nun til. A Son of Jacob llonrlrrrr. nf f Inlmnliin nt.. 11 Vcnrs old. A don or svbrnnt Kettle, of this city, 10 years old. Roderick Davidson, nn interestimr nnd nroinisina youth, employed in this office, 10 years old. Groesbeck. n bov bclonirintf in tlin boat Mo hawk. Mr. Cavencr, an insano man from Westmoreland. Oneida County, under the clmrgo of Mr. Stevens nntl urnn 1. i uuer, oi Homo on his way to Hudson. Cavencr and Fuller wero lost and Slovens saved. James Van Buren, of German Flatts, n Cnnnl Driver, who was assisting Fuller to get Cavencr to tho boat.

Samuel Fisher, Lamp-Lighter, ofthisctiy. Francis Rokcc. Laborer of this city. Wook, n boy about J4 yenrs old, of this city. l nomas iUcuowcii 01 tins city. William L. Morcy, of Vermont. r-r Jones, ot tuts city. II. L. Holliunn, of Fultonvillc. Smith Malhnws. nf Trov. A nnrt nf thndrnw fell after most of tho sufferers oro in tho water, from which many wero iniure.il. Others wero wounded by tho struggling horses. Tho body of Mr. Himnan and that of a;boy showed sevtro omit s. Cnnl. Jacobs ofthc boat Col. Little-John, who Was assisting with tho Insane man, though in the midst 1 tins destructive scone, was saved. James Hcnrv. Book-seller, fell out-side of the crowd andsaved himself. Among tho Hats recovered, was ono with a letter, tlintfttral !n "tntmthnn ITnrt." Mr. Carr of the Pcarl-st House, was slightly injured but saved himself. Thomas Green, nf iho firm of Rath hone. Chamn iv Grocn, who was surrounded by struggling men and hnrRpM. swnm nut. A young man (Samuel II. Ransom) saved, himself anu nn old man wno was exnausicu nnti biukiiiu. Mr. Wilson.of Juliot, Illinois, son ol J. ft. Wilson, or this city, swam out. Hnnt. TVTrirrrnii. nf a Canal Iloat. saved tumsc II. A man. whoso name wo did not learn, was saved with a broken orm. flnniM finvif. Kni.rnvir. cwnm out. Several Cnrtmcn. nmoni! whomo wo rccoaniscd David Terry, John w. llullcr, unnnes kock, joiiii StacKpoluanUt'ctcr nimonus, savcu uicmseivca am. horses. , This dreadfdl loss of life was occasioned by Iho ro frni'tnrv rnmhtct nf the Insane man. wns refusing to no blocked up tho passago until tho mass or people and carts becamo too heavy ior mu ui aw. uniccr inn man, tho moment tho Draw gave way was endeavor intr In ilisnnrsf! the crowd. A larirn number of citizens continued their search for iho bodies until dark. Several missing persons nrn snnnosed bo numbered among the dead. juodtrai gentleman continued ineir cuoria iu reswiu i:r.' :l l.r All il,njrIU.r)att.nrlnnvnil. lUU Ulliu uuwu i;.jiuwu. irn ...v.. v..v... u...u.. s5..vr.rnl lindics wero recovered within five niinutC3 aHcr tho fall, and wo can only account for tho nbor- tlvcncss ot every attempt to resusunic ino uy supposing thnt the pcrsonslost were injured by tho fall or woun ded before Ihoy sunk. The .unynr who was cany on mc spot, ossisivu iu save" two boys who wero ncary exhausted. nro now to be round. Of tho 12mdividuals now living, who ns electors and members ofthc Legislature, voted for Mr. Jetl'erson for President in 1S00, 11 now sup port Harrison nnd 1 Van Buren : Drxm. Ails. 1. IS 10. Dc.vn Sib. I have received vours of the 28th, in which vou rcnuest to bo informed tho names of the electors now alive who voted for Jcllerson in 1600, in this State, and the Senators and Representatives now alive who voted for them. Then this Slalehad 12 elec tors, and chosen by tho Legislature. Thrco of them still survive, to wit, James Burt, of Orange ; Pierre Van Uortlandt, ri wcsicnctcr; anu jonn woonworm ilmn of Rensselaer, now of Albany. Two ofthc Se nators still survive, to wit, Ambrose Spencer, then of Columbia, Afterwards of Albany, now ol wuync, and dilion of paving only one half the proceeds, nnd thnt half to tho federal government. At the avernge price of the public lands, the value of this would bo S200, 000,000, and tho share of Vermont would be more than 81.000.000. Tosnnnort that bill, the loen foco Scnnto committ cu uselt. REMEMBER! That tho loco focos of Vermont also committed themselves against the rights of Vermont at tho last session of tho legislature, and that they are doing their utmost to retain tho very men in power who aro for robbing the old thirteen states of their rights While tlio ywugs are doing all they can to maintain these rigms. These facts aro oil sustained by the official docu meats. Read, rctlcct, nnd then vote according to the Suffolk j Samuel G. Verbryck, of Rookland ; Peter " u'cft",a; lownscnu, men oi wruime, nuw ui nuiv ,um ; Smith Thompson, tncnoi uutcucss, now justice oi tho Supremo t,ourt oi u. s.j r.rasius iiooi, oi ucia-u-.irn ! Archibald Mclntvrc, then of Montaomerv. now of Albany ; and James Merrill, of Saratoga ; of Iho 1- survivors, an are ior jiurnsou excepi -nr. Merrill. He is a very aged man, anu nas, i unuer From the Montreal Herald, Aug. 18. 1810. THE FULFILMENT OF PROPHECY ! stand, Tory little of mental vior remaining to him. 4 uavu inu iujiiut iu uu, Willi great respect, Vour obo't serv't ERASTUS ROOT. THE DESIGN OF THE ADMINISTRATION. When Messrs. Calhoun. Walker. Buchanan. Tan pan &c, announced in their speeches that the truo pol !,.. ..r ilm iiiintrL'. miff llin ilrin nf tho ndministrn, tlOn WHICH lliey I.lVUreu, Wil-S, IU ILUUL-u inc liu:u Ul ..iu t-un; iu uiaui; uui iuiiii ui uuiumiltill wages, and of the productsol labor, in tins country to jjut hero comes the London prophesy: AHcn In 1831, wlion Mr. Van Buren was graspinrr. for the l're.sidoncy, the London Chronicle a hi; Tory papor, nut forth the followinrr prediction relation to designs which have just been carried into ellect ! Mr. Van Buren, while playinsr Minister England, contrived to make himself understood Ho did as the 1mdon Chronicle intimated, in duco' Calhoun, McDuffe, Bancroft, Brownson Leggoti, and other men of talent to prepare the public mind for measures which, unless arrested in 1S21 23. when you supported him for President. un the atn page oi your address you state tnut you iau somo further hind marks by which the oltl par ties can bedislinctly traced mid iccogiii.ed. Vou say mat "every stale m mo union which votori tor -ur. jeiierson m imjo, nnu every siaic wiucii susiainea me mensures of Mr. Madison during tho gloomy years of ibid and idll, voted tor ucu. jacttson, and iillurwartls for Mr. Van liuien. This fact of itself noes far tow- utd proving that for which 1 tun contending." in your address at Uruiulon un the nil instant you mentioned the above statement that you hail inadont Woodstock, and added that thoso stales had voted for Gen. Jackson and Mr. Van lluren, for President, and you said also that it nccr bail been denied by any of the whigs. 1 am now, sir, under the ncceshty of infoiiuingyou that your statement is absolutely nnd positively false, but I tlo not go bo far tis to say that you Knew it to ou t use, nui i no say tutu at the timo that you '.yerc nt Mr. Shaw's Hotel iu Middlebury on me yin oi June list, nuti stain mere during thoday nnd nicbt. a number or the Mid Jlcburv Pcomo's Press of that date wus iu tho bar room, whero you were oc casionally duiiiig tlio day nnd evening, and iu that pa per is a pusuivcuciiiui ui mc conccincss oi your nnovo statement. In that denial is iho following: "Tho slates of Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee nnd South Carolina, voted for Mr. Jcllerson in lbOO, sustained Mr. illadison and tho warm 1813-11, but did not over givo n vote for Sir. Van Buren for Prcsiscnt. Ohio also sustained the war and .Mr. Madison, still nover voted for Mr. Van Buren for President, and I think I maysateiy say, never win." nut U hit) meaning is, that those states voted for Mr. Vim Rurcn for Vice President, htiisslill in tlio sanio dilemma, for neither South Carolina nor Kentucky ever gavo a voto loMr. Van .Buren for Vieo President. TIicfo arc hUtoricnl facts, notwithstanding tho assertion of the American ship under Spanish colors in 1813-11, and whig in la.u. inn mo corner. The vote for President and Vico President for each year from 1769 to 1633, you may find in Walton's Ver mont Regist Register fur 1833, taken from official re cords from Wachington published by authority and primed ui mc uovcimueni omce. On tho same pago of your address vou snv "Let us come to some proceedings which havo taken place in our own stole. In 1813 the federalists obtained a majority m the houso of assembly, but wo still retain cd tho irrealcr number or thu Council. A resolution was passed by Iho hitler body and sent lo tho houso forroncuriencc, which proposed that tho members of noui nouses snouid convene on a day mentioned, to ofKr up thanks to Almighty Gon, for tho victory ob tained by the Amcri'-nn Annv under Gen. Harrison near tho river Thames over tho combined forces of the British and Indians. On concurring with tho Council in passing tho resolution, ninety-flvo (nil tho Repub licans) voted in favor of it, nud every Federalist, there 1UJ voted against it. isow these 103 war federalists, (Hint in for war with their own government, leifjirm that but one ever hns como over to our narlv. 1 find also that 33 of them aro now dead, but or tho 75 living ones, every man except tho ono already alluded to ia a thorourji going modem wing." rsow tsir, i affirm ihui ihcro uroitro or those 103 federalists mentioned from Addison County who oro now Van Buren men, ihev represented Moukton uud Salibbiirv that year, There wero i lcven fioni ibis county who voted with Iho IIH, hcvcn oi whom tiro ucan, mid tho iwo irom Slnrkshoro' and Middkbury aro now whis. There wero 9 also who voted for Iho rcioluibii, live of which uronow living and oro all whigs, they were from Shorehnm, Addison, Puiitou, Fcrrisburgh and War rcu. Tbero wero iwo'otbers from Leicotier nnd Whl ting who have died whigs within a few yeurs. Tho other two from Hancock und Lincoln 1 havo no infer metion, Tbcro wero from Chittenden county Odein. nnd 7 fed. two of tho 0 nro dead from Jericho nnd WcKtidrd, and from Richmond, Colchester urn! Essex the members ore now living, and uro whigs, Under bill member is Loco, und Huntington both claim, and from Bolton I havo no information, Of thu 7 feds. 3 are living, nnd uro wings, unci 3 nro dead, and Char lotto not fennwn. All tho 7 feds, from Washington County who nro living but Waitsficld one. nre now wings, ui mm i nuu uu nuunttuge. ui mu nciu. who vou dm favor, tho lUrro nnd Cabas members aro now Loco, and Montpclkr whijc, Worcester un- a level with European prices, it struck mc that they wore men oi very wca mums oroi very Kitavisu uis nnaitinns. True. I knew that in the twentv-two for eign despotic governments from which Mr. Van Buren drow his pattern for tho Sub-treasury, ho might like wise find examples for the Standing Army, and the Low-Wages scheme", but I did not suppose the fact that they were iuvoritc systems in moiiarehial govern ments no;i. would be sufficient to recommend their adoption hero. Consequently lhavo sought for somo other argument in their favor. I noticed in exami ning tlio speeches above referred to, that tho argument was addressed mainly to the manufacturers o( the North, and ficqucnt reference was had to the Tariff policy. This, tnlienmconncctionwilii the well Known fact that the administration goes with the South in its opposition to a Tnrillj I thought, furnisacd a solu tion of the design. First, to conciliate the South ond retain votes there, tho administration is nnmnveahlv opposed to a tarill'. Then bow shall thev secure the iuriu. m v uiuv muni uin.1111 uiui mm uiu mimu- acluring interest, and get mat lavor too without rc axiiiL' their hostility to a Tariff. This can only he done by sacrificing the iutercrcsts of all the mittdlo and laboring classes. Therefore you will seo that in their speeches tney address tnemseives to tno man- tllaciuicrs, men wuo as n ciass, nrencn ciiougn ni- can Paper. The people of Ennlandmav now learn n lesson Republicanism from its most briliunt specimen, the government of tho United States. It has proved a splendid failure. Von Buren, who learned many useful Mcucsin mis country; win nrmg me uemocrais round to a rational system of nionarchest obedience. De mocracy is the best and most powerful lever in the world it pressed judiciously Monarchies have been upset by it. Van Buren is said to bo a non-talented man, but In knows human nature, ho knows his countrymen ti and hn has laid the finest tram that ever wns concciv cd. He has prevailed on the popular old President set an example of absolutism and independence which perhaps no nlhcr man in that country could have at tempted, lie win muiaiu imiuiy aim cainiousivj nui iiavms tho support ot tno democracy, nc win unuouii cdlv succeed iu bringing tho whole Union under tl sway of n few enlarged and cultivated minds, which nro m lact the sources oi Mammy aim order in every country. The people cannot govern themselves, nny more ihan a public school can govern itself without tho suncrmicnuenco oi a master, it must uc merely a' incessant round of clamor nnd contention. Wo hav ... !.,, -,. a,,,,;,. ,!,,.. ..i,.,i,:.. I.. ...! i-ll ll,.. ll,i,l If ll,n n,!nn nf ll, .vi,.n. nf ."" ""1"- '","'".' .11.111 ... uuu omiu iLuuj,iii u iui in. in i'ii"' ""r.y her declaration ol independence, -ur. iUnrtin Van ino niccnamc uuu anyiui.urer, uuu mu puces me jlurcn has succeeded in running down a National rouucis oi intior in una "", cu icuuccu ,., a jj.,,, w)licl wa, lho most form trtllo obsticlc to Exec- FRIDAY MORNING, AUGUST 28, 1810. evfl with the nricos naid in Eit'dand. France, IIol- and, Russia, Siiain, I'oituaal, i;utin, etc., they, tlio manufacturers, would need no Tarill. They could manufacture and sell os low as the manufacturer in Entrland. Franco, ivc, and then they add, tho Suh treasury system will bring prices down to n level with nriees in thoso forcicn countries. Well this is true. nud tho manufacturer can sec it. If tho price of labor is reduced so mat you can mrc a mceiiamc or day ia ittivc control, nnd has collected iu his hands the rein of n L'ood team of stnte institutions which will draw together and bear lum upwards hlto the steeds ol l'e- frasus. The ucpunuc oi mo umicti oiaics, tine mat oi Venice, will heconio an oligarchy, but it will be, unless wc nro mistaken, a moro enduring one. It will not liko Venice become n splendid ruin of palaces, for it borer for ten or twelve cents ri day, arid the prico of lwg canrararyzc, nntl which' tlo not depend upon Grain, &c, is reduced so thnt you can board a hand for two or three cents a day, and tho prico of wool is reduced to four, six, or seven cents a pound, what is there toprovent tho manufacturer fiom manufacturing oochoapas tney can in oiucr countries wncroiiic pri ce nf labor nnd nmduco nre tho same 1 Nolli'mc. Tho nianulactiircr will pet as intien prom as no nors now, and n more extended market, and nil tho evils nro to fall on tho middlo and poorer classes. Tho lliodi'cascd stomachs of Euronofor a healthful action For fifty years or morn it will bon clever oligarchy, and then the people will wisely and cheerfuly consent to its becoming a limited monarchy. Van lluren, wo believe, has n son or two, and ho will probably csiab- ish n sound and usenu uynasty ior mc great conti nent." Comments by tho Montreal Herald. Wo copy the above article from an American products of labor. But tho TnrilT laws will expire by pies of government will and must work their their own limitation in 1912, and tho administration I way through a nation ol WHICH tlio langi Southerner ircfs ns much ns ever for his cotton, (or paper, the original ot whcili appeared in the ho can sell it nt home, or havo tho advantage of for-1 St. Jamc's Chronicle,, of tlie Ud September, cign markets nt hu will, nnd ho avoids what he calls 1834. ihoerKsoi n.iorui i csmes. ...... . Tho people of t ho Un ted States may w nco Here then is tho design. A sncrmcoof the labor- ',,,- ninc i.,,. :, . i, ,. ing uitcicst of tho iSorlh for tho hcneiit ni the wealthy " , ",ul " UD r, , planter ot tlio sniiin, nnn to Keep mis oummisiraiinn mm m uuuuivu, uui muu ul-ciuij m uu m in ofiiec. Tho manufacturer can not, and will not do- tho hands of the individual to whom this article sire Ibis great interest to bo sacrificed so long as wo alludes. can havo n Tariff, for that protects him, rind gives , , , , . verified the True prmci UOL'C is avows its opposition to their re-enactment. Under Enixlieh. tho Tnriiipoiicj'iiic country lias nour uen into a To nogsCu,.!on 0f ti10 B,Vord. President SSStataeTOMffiSto Yan Buren; has now by tho Independent Sub. strength and proportions of n giant. In tho midst of treasury Law, added that oftho purse, and it its prosperity tho administration draws from 22 of tho any further disclosure of Ins intentions aro re nins! despotic governments of Europe as examples quired, look for ono niotnont at his rocommen for our mutation, the Sub-trcasury system with its t- t iast congress, of a standing army appendages or a Standing Army, nnd low wnpfs, nnd . ,.' ,,i ,i, .,i , ir,..jh. ' proposes, ntoiie "fell 6vvoop,,f to provtrnte through Jf two ".""Ircd thousand men. Having one llicir agency, tin mo grcni iiucrcsiB oi inu country inn "an ui una r,u.-u,u ii' i" v.. Iwo. It remains for iho middlo nnd laboring clnsses commanded by officers of his own creating, and todetcrmino whether that design shall be carried into himself cointnandor-inCliicf, possossed too ofn civil body guard, numbering forty thousand off ice holders, and aided bv tho monicd power, Van Buren may laugh at his opponents, and tho result, who can doubt 1 A judicious distribution of such a forco in what aro called the Whig States, will cuablo tlio President either by votes to control tho olectioiiB at tho polls, or to enforco obedionco. uur roptiuiicati neignuors, tnoreiore, may as woll nroparo for tho change, should Van Buren bo cloctod for tho second time. effect. Caledonian. A LOCO FOCO HUMBUG EXPOSED. Tim loco foco nancrs hsvo affected to bo verv much niievcd nboiit our Slnto being in debt pictured in glowing colors a Slum debt of 1 10,000, accumulating at mt rate oj 9ii,uuu i ij a year vviin inieresi lam ed nboiit "federal extravagance, corruption nnd mis rule," farmers mortgaging their farm to "our triii( lintr shops from year to year," (II and fco forth. Now all Ibis appears supremely rcdiculous to men of common intelligence. And Mr. Stephen Brown's leltrrnn thig tubluet. which has cono thu roilllils, looks tmnll compnred with facts. Let tho render look at tho following, from tho Monlpelicr Watch man, and judgo i By reports of tho treasury of Oct, 1839, it stems, lho wholo amount of tho indebtedness ol lho Slate, Sept. 1839, was f 131,033,39 Deduct luxes duo and unpaid on that day, 839,317,70 Deduct balanco of cash in the treasury, 0,238,31 815,850,01 Leaving tho sum of indtbtrdncss 888,527.33 Grnntiim Ibis to bo a State debt, who Ir rcsnomible for it 1 Look at tho Mini paid out for tho Stale I Iotiso (an expenditure of Win. A. Palmer's adnuniitrotion, From tho Albony Journal of Monday, AWFUL CALAMITY 1 1 Fail or the Draw ok tub State St. Canal Badin BntnoBl Our city is lho scenu of a most dis tressing calamitous dispensation. At 5 o'clock this afternoon, (Snturday)just ns tho Steam-Boats were deponing for New Voik, nnd when hundreds ofPco- tiln u-rni rriiKuour tlin llr leo OVCr tlio CaiUll Ullbttl, thu Draw Broke nntl precipitated from eoventy to eighty persons nnd tbreo or four horses and carts into iheBuMnl They fill about twenty fect into tvvelvo Icet wntcr. Tlio siriipgio ior inc. niiinng uicbuiiuci brief hut awful! Wc khtlddcr nt tin horrid rc collection of it. Hundrcdr of citizen, with a dozen "ONCE MORE TO THE BREACH, DEAR FRIENDS, ONCE MORE ! " Next Tuesday the freemen of Vermont will be called upon to pronounce one more verdict on an administration which they have annually con demned for eleven successive years. The evi dence is before them. The case is closed. It is now too late to reargue it. Aro you ready for tho verdict Freemen! Wo believe yon are. Wc believe you lully understand the bearing of tho evidence which has been submit ted to you. You have seen your Tariffdestroycd your system of internal improvements aban .1 j .i , .......... uunuu your currency uurangeu your system of credit assaulted your manufactures suspen ded your agricultural interests grossly ne glected labor and industry crippled anew na tional debt created the energies of the Nation paralyzed while the expenditures of tho Ad ministration far exceed its income, after having bocn'swclled to the enormous sum of 839,000, 000 annually I Nor is this all. But when an injured and exasperated people havo, on count loss occasions and in countless numbers, assem bled together for the purpose of consultation and discussion, you have seen the pensioned press es and heard tho leading men of the administra tion denounce these assemblages of freemen as tumultuous and disorganizing, and calculated to undermine the foundations of social order! You have seen them sneering at the pretentions and slandering the character of a gallant old soldier whoso head has become grey in tho ser vice o'f his country. We call upon you to look withisorcno composure upon these assaults of the Office holders and take courage from their alarm.. Let them attack tho reputation and vilify tho character of a faithful old servant of tho Republic. But rely upon it, they dread, while they assail him. Let them deride him for his old agp and taunt him with his poverty. His country will remember that both arc honorablo to him, for he became old and poor in her service. Let them boast of their democracy and friend ship for the people. That man is tho mur. democrat and friend ofthc people who can point to a long lifo of illustrious actions in the cause of his country. Wc call upon you to disregard these assaults of the office holders. You have scon state after stato throwing off tho shackles of a gp'itrious democracy and gallantly rushing to the rescue of their country under the broad ban ner df-IlAur.iso.v and Rr.For.3i. Connecticut, Rhode. Island, Louisiana, Virginia, Ken tucky, Indiana, and NonTit Carolina, havo thuniljfrcd forth their denunciation of this cor rupt administration in tones which make the office holders tremble. VERMONT HAS ALWAYS BEEN FAITHFUL. While all around her have been treacherous and false she alonclias always maintained her integrity, faith ful amidst tho faithless, unwavering, and true to tho Constitution as the needle to the pole. COME FORWARD ONCE MORE THEN FREEMEN OF VERMONT. IJt the daily laborer jlrop his Epadc, let tho mechanic close his work-shop, tho merchant his store and tho farmer leave his plough in tho furrow come ONE, COME ALL, AND C.IVE ONE MOHE DAY TO voun country. Tho Tories aro desperate, axo.mad. Drivon as they havo been from doub1 to distraction, they will rally with all the frenzy ofdospair. No means will bo left untried no expedient unattompted to achiovo a triumph over the dauntless and free. Every string will bo pulled, every pulse will bo felt, every musclo will bo strained to its utmost tension. I ncy will sweat, they will chafo, they will froth, they will bluster, they will coax, and threaten. TCTHE l'OLLS THEN, WHIGS OF THE MOUNTAINS ! 7akn your neighbors with you. Let no man stay at homo. Come out in your strength, ovor wholm them. Meet their bluster with calmness and 'resolution. Opposo to tho bloated faces of Uo Tories tho serene but determined froii'tB of tho Whigs of seventy-six. You wiiiimcct cohorts which havo been disci plined by tho drill of yoars. You have met than befiirc. YOU KNOW THEIR V'EAI'ONS. YOU UAVli CUiMiliUliW I HtJiU ur l m. I o arms! Xhen, to arms! Whigs ok the only STATE THAT NEVEIl HAS 11F.EN CONQUERED! Come as the winds come when forests are rended, ' Conic as the times come when navies arcstrandcilr And just fro truly as tho sun rises in tho East, next Wednesday morning, jubt w surely will 1' dawn on tho most glorious triump tht rv" .i. .it.. i. nf ilia bravp inountai'Cr. rruniinu mu bitwiiD w. ... WHAT HAS THIS ADMINISTRATOR DONE TO PROMOTE THE GENERAL WELFARE I " With the exception of conmarativolv unftr. portant difficulties with tho Indian tribes, wo have enjoyed a period of about twety-fivo yeara of profound peace. Tho harvests have in-geii-oral been oxuhoratit, foroign capital has flowod in obundantly for permanent investment, tho public rovonuo of the nation has in general greatly exceeded tlio wants of the government. and the peoplo havo been orderly and industri ous. With theso elements, it should scorn not a difficult problem so to govern a free peoplo an to render them prosperous and happy. What then have the present and late administration done to 'promote the welfare' of a people, which ton years since was tho freest and tho most pros perous upon tho face of tho globe 1 To what causo but tho acts and neglects of our govern ment can we ascribe the notorious facts, that the national treasury, which lately overflowed, is now bankrupt j that every branch of industry is prostrated ; that the prico of overy article of American growth or produce, and even of labor itself, is reduced lo rates ruinous alike to tho laborer, tho agriculturist and the maufacturcr ) that tho pecuniary credit of tho union, and ef tho states, is at the lowest possible ebb j that wo arc wholly without an adequate circulating medium, and that a spirit of mutual forboaranco alone has hitherto saved both creditor and debt or from common ruin 1 It is idle to ascribe tho universal prostration of the energies of a youth ful people to the trifling, partial, and inadequate causes by which tho subsidized presses and par tizanu of tho present dynasty attempt to explain, it. Slate Address. WHAT SHALL WE CAIN BY A CHANGE r If it bo asked what advantages wo expect from a change in tho administration, we reply, that wo confidently expect, first and foremost, the restoration of public confidence, the main spring and indispensable condition of success in all industrial enterprise, and tho consequent re suscitation of the pai red energies of a com mercial and busy people ; wc expect a revival of manufactures, increased activity in agricuU lure, and tho renewed cultivation of all the uso- ful arts ; wo expect retrenchment and economy in the uso of tho public funds ; wo expect a diminution of tho patronage of the executiro, and a reduction of tho number of pestilent offi. rials, who are now consuming tho land, and Hy ing in luxury on tho earnings of the people ; wc expect to sec the principle, that to the politi cal victor belong of right the spoils of office, dis carded and reprobated ; wc expect a system of collecting, keeping, and disbursing the publio revenue, whereby the purse shall be divorced from tho sword, and the national treasury shall be beyond the immediate control of the execu tive and its hirelings ; wc expect a distribution, or rather equitable appropriation for tlio benefit ofthc States, of the proceeds of the publio lands ; and in fine, we expect a return to the principles) upon which the government was administered while those who framed tho constitution woro alive to watch over it. lb. BE ON YOUR GUARD. Wo arc credibly informed that the locofocos tavc prepared a quantity of spurious whig bal lots, in which the name of Frederick Fletcher, is substituted for that of Tcaddcus R. Fletcher, for senator. These will be' sent into tho variou towns, and unless our friends aTc vigilant, the unwary will be imposed upon.- Tho locofocos know that they cannot, by fair means,- prevent the election of the whig senators, and that by a decisive majority. Hence tho resort to this dirty artifice. Let every freeman look tu it, and see that his ballot is right. Bo sure that tho names of JOSEPH MARSH and TIIADDEUS R. FLETCHER are upon it. LOOK OUT FOR ILLEGAL VOTING. The friends of Harrison cannot be too vigi lant to detect the tricks and games that tho leaders of the V. B. party will seek to play off upon them. Tlio great mass of the party would scorn all such things, but certain leaders office seekers and holders will not hesitate to do almost any thing to carry their points. In one town in Chittenden Co. a whig had the curi osity to look into the ballot-box year before last, before voting commenced, and discovered a hand ful of votes neatly deposited there for the loco foco candidate. In one town not a great dis tance from us, four young locos voted last year, who are not now 121 years old. We say to our friends look well to these matters know who aro not voters before election, and stop all illegal voting. We have no doubt that one thousand illegal votes were counted last year for the Van Buren party ; and there will be more this year, unless you put a stop to it. Look out fur this in evert town. Wo havo evidence that such de signs aro meditated in this rcmon. Caledonian, STATF. EXPENDITURES. PAUL DILLINGHAM Jii., O. W. BUTLER and ibcir locofoco asfoeinles, voted ngainst tho claim of Vermont lo millions of icvcnuo fiouj the public IbihIk Theso unmo gentlemen arc awfully shocked nt n few thousands of State expenditure. Beautiful refoiB rul Watchman.