Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, September 23, 1842, Page 2

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated September 23, 1842 Page 2
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I I i. V!? EOS! ffOMATUAIV mmr-HTM vs. JOHN r,-o,n the PMladtl ',ia V. S. Ga:ttte. to Tin: I'unuc. It has pleased Ilia President of llm t States tomako a change in tlio ofllco of Celiac tor of tho Port of 1'liilaJclpUi.i, and it in duo to myseit that you should bo informed of tho mcls eonncctcd with tins proceeding. 1 pray 10 00 .llowcd to disclaim any fading of personal un. kindness towards tho President, whilo I own a deep foiiso ot (no injury which ho has been in durcd to inflict on mo by causelessly removing mo from a post in winch ho voluntarily placed me. On the l ith of April, 1311, 1 received an nit tograph letter from President Tyler, announc ing my appointment as Collector of tho Port of Philadelphia, expressed in tho strongest Itiih of confidence and kindness. Though I had been, in tho course of my public life, often on terms nf intimate association with incumbents of tho I'.NCCUtivo ullicc, both State and Federal, I had not or intimated a wish for faiors from them, nor did 1 ever receive any assurance of willing ncs to do mo service. Tins appointment was unsolicited and unexpected. It i cached mo in a retirement of nearly filteon years devotion, and was accompanied by circumstances which nude ' nun honorable to accept than to decline it. I came into a community where I was whol ly a stranger, and which, as tho Pi evident had informed ine, wan disturbed by a ery active competition for the ollico to which I was ap pointed. I brought no friend with me, and cal led none to me. I had no private ends to serve, '.-I in good faith sot about healing, as far as pos tj.n 'rp'ition that had boloro existed. ' ' i.iy commission, 1 had written "fa1" i.onimc' tho appointment of Mr. lie i:y Collector. To this letter i received the following answer, and at the jitno time the intelligent of my appointment. Washington, April Hi, 1511. My dr.T St : Your letter is before nic, and lus been read by me with all the respect which I sincerely (col lor your character and past ser vices. I recognise in you my elder in that po litical schoo', to the advancement of the princi ples of wh;cli we hio alike devoted anxious days and nigh1. The legrcltcd death of lien. Harrison Ins c .st a deep gloom over the coun try, and h ' eon mmo (n.ululiy Ii-lt by myseii than a"v i . '( a so not omy o! the strong personal .vii-li exis'o'l between us, but bec.j i ' i n irh and doiicalo resjiunsibilities vvh co . uovuivcd upon me. Ji'iiv I shall acipnt invvci in iha di-clnrgu of the duties ol my oliice, depend, liiuler Providence, to La yet soon. 1 rejoice that among the liist acts of my Presidential lile, is tint ot conferring ol ficc on a true and sound patriot, Mich at you aie. Tho mail which bears you tn.s, wihalsu convey to you a cnmmis.-ion as' Collector of the Port ol Philadelphia, our di-iutcres'odness m ice ntntnonding another, who I should have been very happy to have obliged, Ins wrought no in jury to yourself. I know you would not ardc of fice, but -icted on the ground that it you had merits, they would bo known to the appointing power. Resides, my dear sir, the waim person a! contests w hich this ollico had created in Phil adelphia, seemed to me to render it proper, to have neither a triumph nor a defeat. I have, therefore, obeyed net only tho suggestions ol my feelings but round policy in making the a p. pomtment. Vou will, I doubt not, by a some what equal distribution of vour favors', reconcile tho friends of all the parties. r. lladgor and Mr. Tyson have been the warmest contestants. Tliey may have made promises in anticipation of success to particular persons, w hom vou may quiet by carrying them out. I mercy make you suggestions as from one friend to another, to bo adopted by you as your judgment may dic tate. 1 have one wish, 'l confess, and it is that Governor Shulze should invethe place of Prin cipal WoiL'hor an oliice, tho duties of which are light, and tho income of sonnT moment to him. 11 : p o.i.aI to -.cco,n. mi i fir 6;r. assurances of my great respect, confi'l.'i' e, m! midship. JOM.N i'ii.lli:. Hon. Jonathan Ri! oris. It vva a cititt'e led fa,:t, ihat during tho pnlili ctl tanvasj ol HU, ri:ii the head ot the Cus tom House, thru' .It a large portion of the per sons engaged in iho iTIorinnucc of Its duties, had been an avowed an .c-siiicnt on the cumpen. nation of tho oflicors for election purposes. Thorn were cases of firm and honorable non compliance, as well as of compliance, by worthy and estimable men, under what seemed tothoiii to be an irresistible necessity. U'lth regard to those who had thus abused their trust I had no hesitation. Tho dictate nf propriety was at once to remove them. Tho inoliuusiv wore, so far as my knowlodjjo extends, without excep tion, retained : and my appointments wore l'ov- crned throughout by the expiessed wishes of tlio nesiuent, my anxiety bem;: to see that no ii.iwor ny moiviuuan wore inru.-t upon mo. !. far as I cou d ro.y on the testimony of o. hers, I had reason to think that those I appo.uicd were men of character, of big principles, , an. I (as directed by the President,) the friends of tho.o whom, in this respect, ho was desirous toobbge. I look office on the aisl April, 1311, and on the alh, tho list of my appointments was for warded to the Secretary of the Treasury, from whom, on the Slh of May, I received the fol lowing letter nf approval : Washington Cur, .May 8, 1911. My dear sir I h ivo just received your letter of yeterd ry. Do not, I pray yoit, suppose that the PretiuVnt or tnasolf, for a inument, doubt the rrcc.tness of your course, under Ilia try ing and diJicult circumstances: in which you have been placed. Par from r You may have made mis lakes this wo think probable in sOln0 c.ii?o among the ir.any. Wo know that wo have, lint you have our full and entire conlidenco in your bound discretion and unwavering pitriot ism, and it is not in the least shaken. Boas, tur'd of this. Iam, very truly.yourp, T. KWIXG. Hon. Jonathan HonERTs. At this point of time I had a right to believe that all measures on tho subject ot the appoint, monts wore trampnlized, ami my conduct being thus approved directly by tlio Secretary of the Treasury, whose supcrr s'on is alone contom. plated bv law, and also by the President, whose wishes I was envious to gratify, I ilisin s-ed llie matter in my mind, and applied myself to the faithful and sedulous dischargoof my duties. Unfnrlirta'ely for the public, service and for tho good fame of the President, tbcro is too much reason to believe that an individual entitled in iinre-p' ct to the couli ,ence of tho Incentive or b lei'.uw.cilizons, who was at one time Sur vcy. r of thu port, and moro iccently Commis par) ol Purchases, become discontented at the ktockof inilaonco which hu had with mo in the distribution of ullicc, and was active in formun. ting by souin means unknown to me, unkind foeiings in tho bosom of the President and his family. Through reluctant to credit Iho pos. Ability of such an inlliienco with an indepen dent and in'olhirent Chief Macistratc. I am ' un. able to trace to any othar source, the mischiev ous and unfounded rumors which were vurv soon circulated to my prejudice at Washington. 1 u such an extent was this carried, t int no H.o Cth of .May, the President wrote lo me "to an- pease bis anxiety," and assuring mo lie desired to hear from mo begging me "only In cnaldehim to stop idle lonques." I answered Iho letter without delay, and on tho lOthof .May I rccoiv- ru ino lunuwing answer: Washington, May 10. 1811. Mv Dear Sir: I take a moment lo sav to you tliatiny confidence in you is wholly unaba. ted, and tint I have wo dou!l but tfant all ilia1 you have done will be well. .My last letter was designed to place mo in possosmm of f.utj which I might mo advantageously. 1 thall give iiuiii nj tu yuur injury. With great respect Yours, &c. . JOILN TVLBU. IIOS. JOUA EoitBTS. TY- On the 15th of May, I paid my respects in person to tho President, and v as received by Iliill With tho kindest wnlemnn. I lin.l ll.n pleasure to assure him that 1 behoved thu Cus tom House Department Was entirely harnionir- ioi'i no ouucuiiy existing to tho successo" transaction ottho public business. About Ibis time or toon nfrcr, collision was fast approaching betwociitho President ami tlio Whig party in0 Congress. Kcpcitod imhlica. lions niVeared in tho New York Herald at that lime, an apparently accredited print of tlio Ad ministration, charging on tlio ofllccrs of the Customs in Philadelphia disallection to .Mr. Ty ler, and recommending their immediate rcmov a I. Since my arccptinco of office down lo tho present time,' 1 had boon studiously reserved with regard to patty politics, had habitually sup pressed the utterance of myowit opinions, and lnd inculcated tl.o same course on othors. 1 was restrai.icd not only by my own sense of propriety, hut by tho injunctions' of tho Inaugu ral Addross of .Mr. Tyler, that "ollicial influence should never bo usud for the purpose of pirly." I was encouraged and sustained in this course bv his equally solemn declaration, "Ihul hcirmhl never remme an Individual from ntTtce trhn fniiU- fnllii and hnnetlly acquitted himself if tlic'dulies nf his rjjice." From this line of conduct 1 nev er swerved. On the 13th of December. 1811. the Pros!. dent wrote to mo, communicating to mo among other I lungs, some gossip which had reached Ins ears relative lo .Mr. Richard Cuc,jjno of the Ap. pr.iisois, ( in appointment not within my control) and stating that information of a similar import uau reaction mm "relative lo others in my em ployment;' but of those he adds more pruhibly lieicafter. The letter closes with ns-Mirancc, 'of respect for my character and regard lor my pcMini, and wishes of health, happiness and long life.' The 'otter satisfied ino that a system of de traction was in operation at Washington, which was slowly but surely exerting its influence on the President. Self-respect, however, forbade any further action on my part. 1 contented my. self with deploring the collision tint had occur ted between the President and Congress, and seriously hoped tint it might ho harmonicd. On the a7th of April last, it was announced in tho New York Herald, and more authnritivuly in tho .Mad'sonian, that there would s"o;i be change? made in tlio offices at Philadelphia. Itegaidmg this almost as an official coiiimumca Hon, no the aSth I addressed the following letter to tho Piesident : Pnjr.Aiir.MMiM, Apiil 23th, 1S12. Dear Sir At iho time vou addressed lo me your very kind letter of the ia-h December, 13ll,it was apparent vour feelings had been disturbed by reprcseii'.itions which were erro neous if not disiiigonoiH. I then replied to you with all the candor the obligations you had con fcrred on me, and the kindnes- ol vour letter, enjoined. 1 have been aware, that through tin.' whole time .hat Im since elapsed, there has been an unremitted pursuit of measures by snne men to oiled purples of their own by moans far fro u justifiable. At this moment it fs announced through the public papers from Washington lo New York, that changes are to be looked for in tlin city. If it be so, not know, ing whore they are to tail, I only a-d; for an op portunity In lay before you the' account of in Hlo,r.l.1.m !m,1, I , ..." lo assign me. It is n it my utirnoju tj en'nr un , "I; on tins explanation at this time, but tocxpreic my willingness: and wih to hue an interview with you perMj.ially. For this end I respect fully propose to vis,t VYasliinglon, beallh per mitting, in all next weeu. It is due to justice, bclnro action should he had, both sides should be heard. Very trulv, your obliged friend, JDA'ATII.W IlOHIlKTa. His Kxcollcncy, Jonx Tvi.ei:. On lliu JJOtli, the lollowmg letters dalcd tl.o same day lint thoo cnmiiriimcatioiH npjieared in the Herald, and .Maihsonian, reached me : Trkjslt.v Dkpaptm cn r, ) April a7th, Hia. Sir I herewith enclose you a loner th's day received from thu President, w hu.-o wishes I re'-, quest you to carry into ellect. With great icspoct, vuurnbedtent servant. W. PdltWAI.'l) J iu itlnn Ilohcrts, 11., Co. lector o'f Customs Piiilidelnh a. ' The enclosure was an original loiter from tho 1 know. Tho President then slid with President, addressed in tne first jiistatico to 1 great veheniency "That sir you know as n "Jon itlnn Huberts, Iliip," tlio name thu.. parti-1 man nf honor vou ought to do." I answer ally and clumsily en.-ed.and that of the Secie- ' 0d firmly and respectfully ".Mr. President 1 iary in .no 1 re isurv siiusliiUICi.. It is as ii . low Va-iiim,ton, April 27th, 1S12. Sir I have to request that the following changes he made in the Custom House at Phil. dolphin, to lake ellect on the first day of M iv. l . : . . .. . i . . - ... It is reri nreil lor reasons sati.-laclorv to mwnli. and connected With the admmi.lri.tion of the liuv eminent aflairs, via : MCASt'lirs. Joseph Ureisford, in pi ice ot Win. P. Itlight, Michael Andrew, do J!,n . Ruvvand, Huberts. I Jngbsh, do James Chnke, Win. .Metcalle, do Unorgu Culm. iNsprcToi-.s or rnu B,rlnr,i M.llinro, , pi.,,,. f w,,,. AIilriPP Aliraian M u rioor- IlTker, Andn.u- I,.,li.eT.r ,1 . m w vi ..... , Androw Iledhefi'.T, di M. W. Alexander, Peter Parker, Robert Miller, T. S. Cromborger, L, V. Dounell, ('. I). I.ybraud, Jacob Dew ees, G. W. Ilreinbaum, Win. 1!. Kmrick, Joshua Ileusey, Hubert P.itlon', P. It. Currie. Philip Chwges, George Welville, Vatb'l Cue--, Jame.s Hand, do do do do do do do do do do do Wm. WiImio, l'icharil Christie, 1 lenry Smut, Miles J uilv, George Guthrie, Thninis I'tfiinu, James 11. Wharton, nioiit i.NsrneToi:-,. IVancis .Mi-Avoy, in the placo of IJdward G. Wood, principal night inspector on the Dela ware. John Griffin, in place of John Hall, principal night inspector on tho Schuvlkill. ' John F. Kcyser, in placo of Charles Urewster, Ivlward Hamerick, elo Kdward Carr, J; 15 James Atkinson, b iinuel Dubois, do John Kiphuii, Henry Dick, do James Smith. CLERKS. Nath'l Holland, in place of Arthur Brade", 1 honias Fester, do J. M. Christopher, Uaac II. Pattersnn, do J. A. Histon, 1 hoinaa JJ. Uussum, do Charles Dell. MMSCXGEKS. George Kllis, in placo of John Saunders, John I . Fncdleiii, do George Towns. Vour immediate attention to tho above will gratify mo. 1 renow assurance of confidence and respect. ii i. , J0,UN' 'i'vi.nii. Hon. Walter Iorward, Secretary of the Ireasiiry. On the same day I wrote to the Secretary of tlio 1 reasury. ' Collect oil's Oincr, Philadelphia, ) April :W, 18 li. SirI have this moment received yours of Iho J,lh iiist., eiic!osii,;;one ot tho same date Hum ino i ruMuum, auurosseil to you, bii""est. ing changes to bo made at the Custom ffousc at Philadelphia, to roinmenco on tho 1st iiroxi mo. Ihoex.sliiigapponilmoiits were made in conformity with the suggestions I had received from the President m communicatim. to mo mv appointment. They were confiru."ed by the Secretary of the i reasury in duo form, with tho President s approbation, as I am bound to pre. suiiie. Many of ihe men whoso names are -iv. en in the President's letter aio wholly unknown to me ; others 1 know to bo unfit and unworthy of my confidence, and think, knowing what I do, both Iho President and yourself would concur with inc. I feel, that I have given heavy and substantial security for the dischargoof the du ties and accountabilities of this office, I have al. eo to attest my satisfaction with tho official acts of the gentlemon designated lobe removed. I Irivu no paitiahty for any offhem that would in. (Income hesitito a moment In riimnlv, ilm wishes of the President in their removal, if any creditable ovidoncc was given that they bail spoken lightly of him. I wroto to tho President through you on the 3tb, a eonforrmco with him in the ensuing week, it is itill my purpose to bo in Washing'on early In tlic rm,n,l,',l,!.ll!'T' t ...... ...... i ,.. lu .neasnros l.n t,l.m, cooler with In"1 , ",' ,,,,1, ' b '""liespcctfully vour J. ROIJI2RTS. Ton. Walti.u I'niivw.r.C. It is right tlmt I should hero observe that by the law all slltiuidiimto officers of this Customs ii to to bo nominated liy tlin Collec tor, urn! tu bo tiipi-(ivccl liy tho Treasury. Tlio President lias no right to interfere with lliem, nor lias tlio HecriHary any thing to do Willi tlio desired iippointmcnts. Among those whom Mr. Tyler directed mo to re move, was one, it luhorerntlachod lo the Ap praiser's Department) and over which tho Collector lias no nutliority, whatever. I reached Wnsliiiii'ton on the oven iil of the !Jrd of May, and immediately waited on Mr. Secretary Forward, informed him of the purpose of my viiit und nf tlm cii ciinistnnces of the case, llu disclaimed any participa tion or privity in making out the list ofthoso to bo appointed and removed, nnd said that ho thought if I comnititiicutod to the Presi dent 1 had to him, ho would bo satis fied with it. From what I conceived to ho tlio stato of things at the President's house, I apprehen ded I might ho denied tin interview, but the Secretary's assurance removed this suspicion r. .1 i .i ,.i , . . Illllll Illy llllllll. un mo Hill llttUIKll'll III the President's tilite-clianiher for several , f , i. , . . . . hours, nnd finally was ohliijed lo retire with out having nil interview. Onu of the Pres ident's sons lo whom 1 was personally known, 1ml who nt the tl mo was unknown to mo, ns 1 have since learned, met mo near tho front tloor. 1 made a renewed effort to sue the President in tlio afternoon, but the servant oven refused to carry my card to his master, saying that ho dared not do it. On applying for admission on the morn ing of the 5th, tho porter at tho door, who knew nic, said 1 could not see the President, as ho was engaged with tlio .Secretary nf Stale: I said 1 would wait till the Secretary had gone. He then asked me if I had not received a letter : I answered in the nega tive, llu then said one had been forwarded to me ; 1 urged an admission saying that my business was to sou llie President. Tho servant then advanced to tho foot of the stairs and senini'd to nnnounco me to some one above. I went up stairs, found no one then', and the door closed; after kiiockin" nnd receiving no answer, 1 seated nivselfon the only chair in thu passage, and remained tiieici nir more mail one Hour; severa sons whom I did not know, in lite pnr- llieilll lime passing in and out of the Piosidcnt's room. I went into the aiite-c'iamber on - r op posite iiml directed llm servant to sav to the President that I wait there and would wait his pleasure. After luniainiug some linn; longer till tho hour for roceiving visitois ml dirnrinil . t ... . , -'"""' """I'.-u lu IIIU lTI'SI- IlilU exiiueil, I was ailiuilted to tho Pros - ' I n.,.,.d in conversation with an individual whom 1 learned to ho one of the Suflrago Agents from llhodo Island. On his retiring, I return kod to tlio President thai my object was, as my tellers intimated, to h ive a personal conference with him in re lation to his recent requisition on me. He said he must decline any conference iio wished his request complied with it was not an order. "! was surprised." s-iid bo. I " you demurred." In a very giiinled ! und respectful m nine.-, I replied " that I could nut conscientiously do what Im desir ed, say ing in substance vv hat I had before said to tho Secretary of the Treasury, that the individuals ho directed mo to remove- had been faithful nnd attentive- nfl'icnr il.m I nnd my sureties vvero i espeuisililo for llm conduct ol lliosu appointed nut! that 1 knew very few of those he desired mo to appoint, and that 1 had no ronlideiice in llioso that 1 .. :.i..i V. . eiiilliui iiiiui,iv iiuiii mv i lulv." 1 then handed tu him and requested him to read n very sctnilous, abusive ami profane letter, (loo improper in its laniiiiago to bo inserted ! hole,) signed 'John Griffith, No. 2 Slraw- ... Iierrv street,' one of the poisons whom I isking him if he was directed lo appoint, thought a poison who would wiitu such letter was woithy of his confidence. He read it or appeared to read il, and n.-tiirued it without a remark; lie then asked me ab ruptly hnw many men there woru behmgimj to tho Philadelphia Custom House. .Mv re ply was, "Including laborers, about one hun dred." "How ninny of them," slid he, ".no Ciay men?" 1 answered that none to my knowledge had avowed themselves such, for that I had followed his instructions in enjoining silence on all political topics. Conceiving it limo to withdraw, 1 rose took his hand he remained seated and lemarked that this was probably the last time wo should meet, that I should ever ho mindful nf tlio kindness lie had maiillested in appointing me to oliice, and that I should never enter- tain vi,w!i...;v I,.,.! c ,.. I,i. , , -w ' undo no replv, not with iho acknowledge. moot ei liieti (in! i n r, iniirli..i. tr. ,... L milel, In .n,,;,,. U .11 ." ....! I ' - "'" i ' , 'inn itiueu. On mv return to Philadelphia, I found on mv ilosl; llm I'lillmvimr li.iinr ct,.n,..l il? 'IV- ler, I .Secretary,' which no doubt was the saino which tho porter at the. President s IIouso spoko of. It has no date but is post marked .May 3d. Dear Sir : The President has received your letter on the subject of removals couteinpfatcd in the Custom House at Philadelphia. He begs me to say to you, that ho entertains the highest consideration for yourself, but that ho thinks the public service requires that those demands should take place. He therefore has ordered mo to say that ho desires the requisition he has made on you in the matter, lo beat once and to the letter, com plied with. With very great respect, KOIIEIITTVI.K1I, Private Secretary. Jonathan ltoncnTs, Hsq. I returned lo my post ami resumed iho peiforiiiance of my duties which have been discharged from that time till this with sedu lous fidelity. During tlio interval fiom lite first of July, when llm Compromise Act ex pired, until the enaclmont of tho Turin" Act, I have incut red responsibilities as an officer of Government, tho iiatino and extent of which no onu can determine, h'o complaint has ever been undo of my conduct in office. No charge of official misconduct has! ever been preferred against lhoo whom 1 retain ed in office. Of the intentions of the Presi dent, since those imparted in May last, I havo hat no information. On the morning of Iho 12ih of September, Mr. T. S. Smith called upon me at the Custom House, and informed me that I was superseded, and that the President had appointed him in my placo. I submit this plain statement of facts with out comment to my fellow-citizens. JONATHAN KOHFJtTS. Philadelphia, Sept. 11, 181.'. It All. KO.U) TO I ONCOltl). Tho Hail Hoad from Nashua lo Concord is com pleted, nnd Ihe first train nf cars cauio through on Tuesday, tho Clh inst. V thall nowgofiom Wind sor to ltosloii by daylight. Tho Tdiior of the Journ al, in company wall bis fellow cilizcnp, took ta him eclf wmsson the ocaoti(- thus! iCV TVie Cms lta c eome I A gayer seen v.c nv cr wit, egged than on Tuesday uvrninT iiliuut sin. iiown, ns iho merry hi-llt and ihiclnr'o or c uinnii nun niiicid the arrival of tlio cars on tlio completed track from Concord to Dostum Wo could hardly hclicvo our senses, however louiMvohad r.tpcclcd the niii.tiiiintiuti of Ibis Bruat vvotkt wo foil thntour village was a part of liostou, that wo lived in llos oii. Hint we lived any vvboJo und every where. I lie wniMwos before us where to chouse," mid at n bidding wo nro in Moston, lii.iujnr, New York, l.on t on, Cnito, ISova Kcnibh, wherever business may direct or curiosity prompt. Tlio whole villa2o ctnpi led itself for the sight tho old gentlemen felt youna, jinu the youiii. (cnilomcn were instinct with new I' i "Le , ' "nd '0,ma nj'proachcd, and gaied, ami touched the strange vehicles in which the Kist Kino come pulling over bis course, just ns the Trojan rntr ones feared and ndmircd, and touched tho horse winch nt a bound planted himself in tho midst of their city. The whole track from Concord to Nashua, a dis tancoof 3G miles, has been completed since the last nii'iuiin, nvo expensive bridges have been thrown ovir tho .Merrnnelt, nnd in souin places la- inrioiis excavations w.m iron ni . Tim is. !" u'!il 'i?,'" I,,la, ""'"tois and i.'npcrinicudanifl, an I well as of the lightest utility to tho public. ,1 : y , i ."iu.tiMu vi niu piiiu-iviitiiuers, as Tin: T.wtii'i.', us ki'it.cts, ni:rr.At,i Wo continue 'daily to notice paragraphs in papers rroni vnnous miarlus of the Union indicative of tin w holeFomu inllueiicu which the new Turill' is impart ma thronijlioiit nil dcpirtmcnts of industry and imsi licss. IhoNewaik fj.nly Advertiser says: "The new Whig 1 arij is Imat iing new life intoour Into perishing factories The Matlcwan factory at I'iiii kill, U. l .) set 400 to wmk lat .Monday. A m n I : icman (Mr. lech, late of the firm nf Phili", Doiljre " " i cnj un Haiuruay, to put Ins factory III on. rn t ion nt llnvi.ri.,,.- 1,1-1, ,.,.,,,l.. 'nn ! Persons: 20.C0 persons, w ho were idle a month n", i nic rmmi nl vv,, h ' a Siviral facloins in Pennsylvania have been re opened by tho ievivingiul1iiiiiccsrihcTanir. Along with these notices, however, of tciurniii" prosperity vcolinncnlso tho evidences of u dilir iniiied hostility to the TariU'on the side of o r pnlili cat opponents. It will not dofor them that the ben eficial effects of Wl.ig policy should become too manifest. Tho Riclmioiid Knnuircr continues to i'oHaini "Wcicaf" os the watchword of the party. "vViih every disposition in tlio world," says the l-.nqiiircr, " to treat with every liberality gentlcinen who havo h'uhrrto distinguished themselves in tlio Democratic ranks, yet wo beg leave most respectful ly to say, Ihat wo shall hold them to the letter nnd spirit of their averments that wo shall never rest satisfied, until this 'bill of abominations, is expunged from the Slauto Hook, completely changed in its en actmentsand that wo shall count upon Messrs. lluch'inan, Stitrgton. Wright, and Williams, to co-nf.cratn Willi us, ami tahetltc cross upon tluir men hliovjitn. Hcceai.! ItnrK.M.' is now the word!" We hope that the penplo of Mnr land will under stand this languaic. Wo hope that llie mechanics and Iho niamifacliicrs nnd merchants of llallimore will understand it. Is there not as much energy on nuriiart lo sustain tlio public prosperity, as there i on inc pari of our adversaries to destroy il 1 Shall llie mipulss of destructive-lies, u Inch drives on lo ruin, be moro powerful ibnn the snitii of murint. I '"J"' n,ul 'he principle e.f duty, and the considernlions .;.. i '' "S""" Tho true isMio cannot be dismiised. The friends nf l.ioprnticiivcpnlicv st take llicir stand by it. If ! il i worth anv thin::, it N worth dcfcndine' : il will 1 snsl.nn llmsp -nl'lr !,,,. ,. I,,, ccnl.. ,', ...... l.'.l I :iru "v so enslaved b'y partv fellers, so siibducil by I !',n"y, (li,n,li'"'' ,'J,at ''"7 shrink under the cjo of ' i,ul1 "" w lu oncy llicir own impulses ul ilnlv, inleri si, nml common sense, on this queslion, b 1 1 In-ill nol complain if llie nveriluow of the policy which would have licfr ended them, but which lliev dared not sustain, should involve them in fiiltncand fir worso sulU-rings Ihan llioo of lalo expeiit nee, from which it would now deliver them. Hal. Amer ican. THE TARIFF HILL A LAW. Wo are unable lo publish tho law on ac count of its great length, hut we give the fol lowing list of duties it imposes upon each impel taut article of imports, compared with thu duties of tho Act of 1S32 upon the same articles. It will ho found a convenient luhle for reference, and will probably answer the purposes of ourreadeis. Duties by Act Duties bv prcs , cut Hill! Maniicls and baisss. snaare vnid IGcts. 1 1m Vvarpcuug, mussels, &o. elo do Venetian, do do llo.irPlli nfi, fin 31 13 121 3 tl 15 30 35 10 I 8. 15 20 1.1 20 25 25 2i 1 G G 4 5 4 4 3 2 3 5 2 1 I 1 3 1 U 5 H n 30 pre -1 4 12 5 Sail 3 t 2 V ?l 1 sii uiiiin iiirniiuro elo .iikiii oagamy do nnllon do do do do do do , l IJ.'cr in cas' s IS.'er in boiilea Oil, Pish, &c. 0. 1, ohvo (l.hcaaior Oil, Im ee.l O I, fapesceil Sugar, brown nnd clayed Sunr, while clajed 'ogar, loaf Sugar, lump & other rcf. Siuar, candy tJuar, syrup t'hocolat'e Cheese 'fallow candles 1. ard lieef and pork II icon ll-aitcr Saltpetre, refined Oil ol vitriol Dry ochre Ochre in oil Ited and white lead Whiting l.ilh.ugo of lea 1 Lead, ji'it &e, r.i-ail. pi ts I.cnl, old scrap ('o'daec, tarred i-tlaye tiiitaired Twine, pack thrcaJ, &c. Corks f topper rods and bolts tlnppvr nails and pi'ics 10 r -5 2

Si 12 10 12 2i I 9 5 3 2 3 5 3 3 1 H 5 1 5 5 3 r. do lb. do do do do do do do do do Ho do do do do do do do do do do do do do elo elo do do do do vv lie, cap or noiinel do do i) on & steel nov. adv. 1 1 do do do do above No. 1 1 do Iron nails do do do do do do do do 'J1!'1'0" . , do cables, ch'sand parts 3 2 o 5i n i 3 3 3 3 1000 G.'i 3000 IS 00 200 250 200 no nncliors . tin uniil djbl k minis hums, .f-c. I 'j Call ill "S vessels, &C. loilll oilier i do round and brazier rods 3-ICaS-IGdn do do nail or spike rods do sheet or hoop do band Ac. do in pis do old scrap do bar rolled do bar hammered Hemp Mum Copperas Wheat Hour Salt Coal do do lb ton cvvt ton lo 000 50 2500 1700 200 150 200 7tV 8 cwt do to do bushel do do do ilo lb do do elo 50 10 G ton 1 "5 Wheat Oats Potatoes Paper, folio nnd qr post do foolscap, A.c. do pn'miiij! cop'pt, if-c. do shcatiue;, ccc. Paper, all other - i 10 10 17 15 101 3 15 1 4 15 13 10 10 20 17 10 3 15 1 4 15 n 30 26 175 225 2" 200 225 30 300 do noous prior lo iiu votumo ilo other than Ilnalish do Gitek A, l.aliu b'd do do do do unb'd do do all utber bound do do all oilier unbound do .pth'8 vials under G oz. gr. do do G to 1G oz. do Demijohns each Glass bottles lo 1 quart cr Glass bottles over 1 qt ilo PlayuiL' cards pack Window class not over 8by 10 per 100 Window glass over 8 by 10 and not over 10 by 12, 100 square feet Window glass over 10 by 12, 100 nii!irofeet 171 225 15a! 3 00 4 00 350 3 50 100 100 GOO 100 200 150 100 Fish lined or sinuktd, quiiitlo i isii, salmon I'ish, inackeril I'ifli, all oilier Shoes and slipper", silk Shoes prunella Shoes leather Shoes, cluldri n Hoots and bootees barrel 200 do 150 do 100 pair 30 do 25 do 25 do 15 do ISO 30 15 120 Wool over 6 cent Wojlcn yarn n,i Hd'rct 30 pr ct pound J lV 4cts,&-icls do per cent do do do j iiu prct auprct 4 els. Mermo show In, (Mollis and castimrrcs Other woolen maiifnc Cloihcf, ready uiadu Glass, cut Glaus, plain nnd other 50 40 50 40 50 30 50 50 eV3C.S 23 12 in Silk Goods Pongees nnd plain wiuic uo per iu All oilier ilo 150 359 Wat he I, Dn , 7J 3 in I'i irl, ! . 7 Mlics 4 nulls per lb. instrnd of 5 cents per gallon. Wines Madeira, Sherry, Sail I.ucar nnd Canary, per gallon, (JO Champagne, 40 Port, IJurgiiuJa, ft Cbrct in bottles, 3 do in ca!ts, 15 Tenneillle nnd ctarct in cnths, 0 White, not enumerated, of Kinncc, Austria, PriUtia, Sardinia, nnd Portuniil, in casks, 7J do in bullies, 20 Hed, ofdo in casks, G do do in bottles, 20 White and Ilo. I of Spain, Germany end the Mcditerranaan, not enu merated, in clicks, 12i do do in bottles 20 Winos of Sicily, Madeira nnd Mar sala, 25 Other wines of Sicily, 15 All other wines and other than ttio i of Trance, Austria, Priii'ii, Saidim I nhil I'nrtimt, ,,, Itntlti r f,.! I, l0. '" " " 15 llie 111 lOWIO!? rniillinqQ nil ,l,n mnn.l.nliril.Li to bo mlmittrd ihityfico t ' 1. All articles imported for llie use of the United Slates. 2. All nooilj. the nrod let of llm Tiniiml Kino.. exported nnd brought back, and book ami peisjini ami household cllcclsof citizens of tho United Sla c- uyiuy eiiroaft. i. l inntiniaiid statuary, the productions of Amer ican nrljsiicfHum abroad. ' Weirint; apparel in nciual u?e, and other per sonal elli cts, ami tools of trade, of persons nriivini 111 the l'liitcd Smt.'S. 6. I'lulosoph'cal nppnratu, instrument., books, imps, llllil chart, sl.llin o st.itinre. IhksU find pailltllli'il. dlauil!,.i. Cli.ii.-ieirn.u ..rl .nr.. ... of EClilpliire. ibin.'iit of cuius, ivedul . iieiii -i.ul an oi.ier colleen mi of .nit.q i.iie. p'-ivde-! t he -ame be spcenlly i ii i pei i ted ill tjn'iil i it h 1 .r 11.. i p ( in ' v the ordei)of anv s.jciily im-ui poi -it. .1 nt e.i.i'.l . . I for pluliKophicnl or btciarv puipi.i j, or fui l.hp uw nnd liy llieorder nf anv colli".'c, and 'my, s-luol, or seminary nf knrnins in the Uiu'eil S'ntcs, G. Anatomical preparation, mod -I of machine ry, and nf nlhcr invention and iinnrovi-inenisn, il,r jirtsj (pecimciis in naluial Iniiory, iiiiiieriiloy, and uuiiiny j eri-ei, snruu?, pinnis, iiuins or roois, and Harden seeds, not otherwise ppecificili berries, nut and vegetables, used principalij in dyeing; or compos ine dyes, all dyewoods in siicUj vvhaloond other fish oils of American liberies j animals imported for breed; fish, fresh caught, imported for dailycnn sumption fruit, green or ripefrom tho West Indies, in bulk: tea and coffee, vihcti imported in American vessels fiom the place nf th(irurowih. 7. Ailht sivc felt for sbcatbin? vessel, nines, nnil. niony crude arirol. asaf.i'tida. nn root, hnrilhi. Ii.uli of cork trceiunnaniif.ictnied, bells of bell metal, and chiuies of bells j brass in pigs or bars, and old brass; brazil wood, crudo brimstone and llour of sulphur, bullion, burr stones iinwrought, cochincai, coin and gold and silver, copper imporiud in any shape for the ufo of tho mint, copper in pigs, or bars, nnd copper ore, old copper, cicani nf tartar, Hints, ground Hint, gold bullion, gold tpaulell. grindstones, gum Arabic, gum Senegal, ginii iragacantb, india rubber, oakum, lac dye, leeches, madder, moihcr of Pearl, mckil, iiu .ninici, pnnu icni iiiniiuiaciurcti, palm nil, Peruvian ball;, nlniina. ivnrv. nlnster nf I'.ins m,..r,o and reedn, saltpetre htn crude, saraparilla, sliellac, silver epauletts nml wing, stone c-ille-il rotten. I ncse unties are iinpucil by llie. first nine section of the law. button 10. enacts that on nil iineniitni.rntr.,1 nr,;. clcs (hall bo imposed a duty of 20 per cent, a I a lorcm. Swtion 11. An ndilillnual 10 nrr rent, slmll I c levied on all goods which shall be imported in vessels nol in tnel iiueil state's when no sp'cilii; iseriini nalion is made by the bill : nnd 10 per cent, addition al on all goods except those brought from beyond the Capo of (lood Hove in foreign vcs-el provided no treaty stipulations bo iniriugcil lucre by. Sution 12. All dutus shnll be paid in cash nr the goods will be Mild after 10 day delciitiini. Section 13, prescribes the method of se'lling and means fnr thenwner tn reenver the n, iphm. 3 ion li allows a oraii'iii on loieicn sugnr rcimed in ami exported Irom the Lniird State .pnnn in amount to the duty pinion the f.r-ign sugar i of j cents per gallon on spirits dislilli d f.-nm urn asses till 1SH, when it shall bonuly 4, and anumlly re duced 1 cent. Section 15 cnacl that no drawback sln'l bn nl. lowed to goods entitled to debi ntiirp, un'ess exported iMiiini uiiet' yi'iirs inier ineir import. Section 1G provides i Iiu modes of valuation nf nil goods paying ad v.ilorcin duties, enacting that ail cost, charge and eoiiimi-Mon c.xcent Tn-urance shall be added to llie nniket value. Section 17 empowers eolbctor and nnnrnisers to take testimony nices:iry for valuation. Scition 13 provides lor caSLS nf il.s:i!-reemenl on appraisal. Section 19 cnaeis penalties for attempts to evade the invincnls nf duties. Section 20 imposes on non-enumerated articles tlic b.'tliic. (lulu ns llioso eiiiimeraleu which tlie most resenih'" -linl ,.1V. cc:un -1 Directs tlio meilio.l nf appraisnl, Srcliun '22 provides fur ports vvliuu there are no nppinisi rn. Section 11 elirccls the ccrelarv of the Treasury to make necessary rules lor faithful appraisal. aeciwn -i uireeis coucciors to loilow tlic secreta ry s instriiciiiins. Section 25 piovides lliai llie act shall not annli- to vessels that shall have I ft tluir last port 1". i't ni I lie i a es oi ijouo uujio aim iiemopeii Septcmuci 1, 131. Section 2G provide that the penalties of the law of June 30. 1S12, shall be continued. Seetton 27 ((.and Distribution) omitted. Section 23 29 and 30 (struck out in Senate.) Scition 31 renniio the Secretarv a mi in I Iv to as certain and riport what articles have pail a duty nl iimiei in. in .tJ jiv, tun. u viiiioeiii. Scition 'il prolubils the imnorlatioii of indeccnl mini nnd books. iteilum a. I eslauiialics a ton nt 20 hundred wc.gin at 112 lb, each. A new section is added in the Semtc. emclini' that whilo the of the Pnlilii: l.-ni.U i siispeni'nl i do 10 per cent allowed to the W.siein Males shall also be ni-i'eiiiled. ani:ci)oti-: of Tin: .mauquis m: LA F A YKTTi:, AND G UN. U'A YNI2. Sir. IMitor An uiiccilole of tlio lle'volii lion litis rccentl)' been related to mo which 1 think inav provo iiiieri-.stinir to vour read ers, both us connected vvilli lli.'it era in oin liistury, and as ronferrin liotior on a wiu-thv- sou oftbu Ol 1 Dominion, now no moie. lis interest t eiibunced from the bountiful i- lusliaiioii which it "ivcs- in iliecise iiflieii. Lafavelle, of ihat cii cunistiiiice' so nften no ticed nnd i Iiu t upon liy iiietnjdi,) pei -ul.itois the liei'iiliailv iici in. inunt immi inn fririitl cin iiiiii inccs, nccuiriii" in j until, make upon the mi' l. It wui in tlio siiiiiiin r ul l,bl, when Cornvvallis was invndiiifr riiginia, and in puisiiit of thu jAIanpiis de la Favetle, (in uliicli memorable n lieat La Favcltu was so emiiicully successful,) atteiuptiii1; to prevent him from communicating with General Wayne of the Pennsylvania line, and reacli uiij Ins military stores at Albermarlo Old Court House. The Marquis found his stares indispensable and in order to obtain them lie thought it extremely probablo that ho should have to hazard a battle. Such was the disparity (if force that it would have been tin) height of rashness tu do so without a re inforcement and this reinforcement was expected in tho forces under thu command of Gen. Wit) lie. Forllio purpose of efi'ectiii" tlio proposed junction, lie determined to send despatches to nyne, disclosing lus plan ol operations, and ordeiing him to do all in his power to iinito l is detachment with tho main body of tho army. lie selected ns tho bearer of tlieso despatches, a young niil-de-ciimp, by name, Richard Anderson, a native uf Vii pinia. lie gave Anderson tho follow in ad ditional instructions: tn remain u itli Wayne's detachment, and tn send a courier every hour informing him of Wayne's progress and locality. Ensign Anderson immediately mounted his liorso and rodu to Wayne's camp. On his arrival, Iio was conducted into the pres ence) of "iWutl Anthony," (as Gen. W.iynti was culled,) to whom he delivered liis ties, patches. Having likewise communicated his instructions to tlm General, Iiu deman ded a courier, and asked Wayno what lie should write : "Tell him I will come," was tlio laconic reply. Willi this iiusuer the courier was despatched. Tim tents wcro immediately struck, am) tlm army was soon on its march, After tho lapsti of an hour, another roinier u.'is demanded and obtained -."What shall I write Genenl," asked Anderson: "Toll him, 1 will come," was tho second reply, ami tlio cornier was sent oil'. Tho third courier was brought forvvnid at (Im coiiiinenceutetit of tho third hour. "What sh ill I say to thu Altirqnis T tisked A. " l oll liuti, 1 will Iio d d if I iltin'l conic," was tin; eiithiisi.isli': responso of ".Mad Anthony," with which the third cou rier was dispatchnd. Wayno till'ected a junrlinn with tho Mar quis they inarched round Coritwallis du ring the night, nnd obtained possession of tho stores. Lord Coinwallis, without haz arding a battle, commenced a retreat to tho lower country : (ho conclusion of which was, his inking refuge in York Town, whither La FiiMMio followed hiiu, Thu subsequent fate of Cornvvallis is well known, Years had flown, when La F.iyetto on his last visit to this country, met Col. Ilichaid Andetson on iho vvhnifat Louisville, Ky. Col. Anderson, as his ( it lu indicated, had re ceived promotion ; and, subsequent to thu war, had cuilgi itled lo Kentucky. Ilo was out) of the roniiiiitli'i nppoinled by tlm cit izen nf Luuisvilti to welcome hi beloved Coium'iiidi-r to their c'. y. L.t Fayette in- s. mils leciionr.ed hiiu. I hey exchanged I LM'ootinss, not iimiecoiiip.iniod liy tears on the pait of In,' Ctd. Anderson escorted him to a hack, ,t. in.v entered. After tidntrii shmt di,t.tne, ion Marquis looked it Col. Anderson, ami said "Tell him, I will come." After u few moments, hu inrn t I to him ui.rniii and said "Tell him, I will come." S urn sfiei-wnrd he said i i a loud er and mora emphatic tone "Tell him, I will he d tl if 1 don't conic." This singular correspondence, no doubt associated with what ho consilium! the briht- st poiimn ol lus lile, had retained a nlnco in his memory, even through thu toils and cues, the pains and sulTeriiigs of that period of his Ufo which intervened his return lo rrnnrc, and Ins subsequent visit to America. This period inrluded llioso disastrous times of the French Revolution in which ho took part; his confinement in the dungeon of 01 mutz, and his liberation through tho tnstru mcntalitv of Washington and Napoleon. ' dD. T. JlltS. TVIXR'S f'UXI Jl.M,. The I'nneriil ceremony for the lat-j lamented con sort nf ihcl'asident nf the United States too'; place at the President's Minion yesterday nil o'clock, according to tlio prevnus aimomic.iuent. Divine service was peiloriued nn ihence.itai.n bylhoiliv. Mr. Haw Ivy, m the ihe piesenco of a large ami most tcspeclable assembly of sympathising im-nds, among vvlinm vvero a number of I lie members of Congress and nil the principal ollicirs of (iovcrn inent. The Otporato Couucilam! eluef olliccrs of the City also attended, in pursuance of a formal res olution. 'I hu remains of the deceaed nro to be conveyed tn Virginia fnr mi. rtnent m the family burying ground. .Var. Intel. Mrs. Tyler was tlio d n'gbter of Robert Christian of the Cniuity nf ?v'ew Kent, Virginia, who enj tied, during a long life, the rnnfufeiico nnd esuem ,o" .,! who knew him, and seived fnr many juiisiisn member nf llie Virginia I.egispiiu-i;. hhe was born nn the 13'h day of November. 1750 vva imrrici! to the I'lcsilcnt on llie 29lh Mareh, 1I3 becatue n member nf the l'mtc-tant I'.piaeop il ( jmrcli, in vvhiehslii- vva Inpii.ctl in early infancy nnd diul in 52 vear nf her age. Her end was tpia't nnd Iran qnil, like one falling from weaiini into profound Miiiiiner, cMiiiiiiui!' n iiiinii at rest with it-t.'l and a beau of virtue Midisonian. IT.I DA V MOitNI.SC. tr.I'TKM 111-1127, 1312. removal of jonathan uol' i:iit.s. Our readers will find in another column a full account of thu tenioval of the Hon. Jon atim.v RoiiiuiTs, Into Collector of the Port of l'hiladelphia. It will be road by every olio who lias tho pulsu and sjiiiit of a man, or thu smallest particle of honorable feeling, with mingled emotions of pity and scorn to wards the weak, but perfidious creatine vi host trcacheious and heartless conduct it exposes to view. The cheek of every Ameiican cit izen must tingle with shame as he gazes up on this startling picluro of national infamy and dishonor, ami tcllerts that its author is the President uf thu United .States, and the -s i tn u individual who said in hi inaugural ad diess to thu American People, published on the Q 1 1 thy of April, IS 11, " The pnlrnniic incident In the Presidential ojjiee is iucrias iii!;. The unrcstrainrd poircr exerted by a M.i.riHii.Y .vMiiiTinu, Mix, in iirdi r either to perpetuate his authiirilij or tn htrid it over ta same farorile as his successor, may t.r. vd ro Tin: i:.v!ii,oymi:.t or At.t. tiii: mims.s WinllX lll.s C .N't:iMl., TO AClMSil'I.IMI ins iiiuior" " I ILL RI2MOYF. iNO 1N C'L;MI5KNT Fl'OM OFFH K WHO HAH FAITHFULLY AND .lONIISTLY AC QUITT .D l'F.LF OF Till". Dl' I'lFS OF In.'. i rio.N ! ! !" We fid Ii iiniciir in tlm opinion of tlio liosuni Atlas that Mr. Tyler is now a stdf-disoraced, self 1 olhiteil man, und that ho will be recollected neieafier as tin President w itliout truth, with out honor, und that his character will lie as sociated in history vi iih every optthet which ran udhero to tho name of tho faithless and thu false. This is stroii: language wcknow, and it afiords us no pleasure to feel obliged to apply it to any man, and least of all to tho President of tho United Slates. But wc ask every unprejudiced, fair-iiiinded citizen who may chance to see this article, to read carefully the letter of Mb. Roiirrts in a proceeding column, read it through, and then say whether ho would abate one jot or tittle from thu language wo have used. Till-: CONSISTENCY OF II. A. WISH. This Congressional brawler, once n prc tenden Whig now a Tler-inan oncu professinggreat friendship for Henry Clay, lalleily ono of his most virulent maligncrs alwnvs a iiiiisauco to any cause is not of impoitance enough lo bo noticed, except merely as his shifting coursti and veering opinions may serve, like other straws tossed into the air, to show which way the wind is blowing. With this view wo present two specimens of him, in juxtaposition, which, while they exemplify his own fickleness nnd waywardness, servo also to show tho meiely factious characicrof jh-ppposiiiun now mado liy President TycejTand his abettors among the backsliding yliigs, to tho distri bution of tho land monevs. Jin. Wise in P'O !'." Air. Clay) propose lua ;rtat Un I ' 1 ay, for all llm ' Mates i'pe .villi' ' injustice or injurv to tl new. to Im nn. i .- proe-ccds of tlic sab sol the pub I c Pin U a no i I In States, to In-applied by lliem, as 1'iev fee' p'oi - to all the great objects ot moral in 1 physical impitm incut a inraftiro which in. surcs equal be Helps lo all llu Slate, an I In in lus nil to be ca'eulate.l in extent or va1 , vi iii., 't il'c i nat viili nc- ic llm l jiisututi' ti. and m exact c n Ornntv lothnpui grant of Virn a of ll,.s Ii r itape- .if domain to the cjni n uibi nilil of the I in- i.ln. VVir. in 1 i2-"i. though nn ntni-tiriiT mail, t to inert'nii'-s liiernl' order "I" cat tho whole land o il." J om against ilisiiiom, rnnmi proi.ciioii both; but werol pi t to chm-enr the hrj erlh I will take much of I roic tem in prer. nr,,.,. . n iaitKu 0f tlistribution. lliepiilteii,ridorb..n,r,t, partially, somo portion or section of th-coimtry, b',m d.sllibution iheron no go. d ivhaievcr-noihing bt political bribery ani coirii1uon,)leti.litJliiJ.iaiid taxation to tbepcoploand lilC O lu lt.3. RIDICULOUSF.UtrJ. Tho Loco I'oco papers have been teem ing, for a week past, with horror and indig nation, at tho duvelopemcnt of a plot, said to havo boon formed in Richmond, in 1840, to abduct Maui in Van lluncv, in caso lis had boon elected President of tho United States and somu of tlio Whig papers havo been preen enough to bo caught in tho trap. Tho whole thing turns out to bo a pleasant joke, got up by John II. Pleasants, former ly editor of thu Richmond Wliiej, to hoax the old lady who sits in tho ediioiial chair of tho Richmond F.utpiiror. That any sine per son should have given thu least credence to such an inipiuhublt! slory, islo us, astonish ing. That the Lutpiirer nliiV) was duped by il, is not at all surprising. Tho Baltimoro American treats lliu alTair in thu following spin tivo manlier: The Abduction Story. Our readers aro ae. qtiaintod, wc picfmme, by this time, with thtj iiarticu'art of a most stai tlm;' disclosure recent ly mule by .Mr. I'iea.,nitp, formerly editor of tho Urhmoinl Whip-, res-pec in, the plan to carry off .Mr. an 11 iron in lsW, when it was feared that tne election h id gone in hi. faior. The kidnappers iiere to take hi. Excellency ofTin a hlcainboit to tho hiejl, hills of North Carolina, Hum niiuiiui.-, iii eneir cxaueu sovereignly, they were tti issue a proclamation to the people of the United State.". Minimumier tlmm tn,.. election of a President. Wo know not what particular object has in duced this hoav, or why .Mr. Pleasants has been inuuccu to lenu ms name to it. The thing i funny, undoubtedly. The Richmond Rnnnirpr. swallowing the whole with great solemnity, de- .uicu euiuiim or more 10 ine subject, and call upon the country to go into convulsions of in-di-rnHion at this exposure of Whig treason. Oilier papers on the s.mio side say that they are not at all btirpn.'cd at the enormous and most monstrous initpnty of the thing for it is jual in keeping- with Whig proceedings, and belong to the same category of expedients as the log cabins, bard cider, coon skin--, and other abom illations, devised to cheat the people of their votes. Some of the Whiff papers' look grave and severe on the occasion, and tell Mr Pleas ants very emphatically, that tin plot would have met with no support a"t the hands of tho Whig that tho scheme was ridiciilou.s-, absurd, and wicked. A few have taken Iho opportunity to moralize ; their reflections havo been generally very profound and jiulicmu-. For our own part we ask with the Richmond Enquirer, "n bo are the three men who formed tho revolutionary p!o and how many of thu tieenty mm were enli-ted to execute it." Wo agicu with that journal that tho eeonle have & riyht to demand tic names of the conspirator. Lot their name bo known adds the Enquirer, for the warning' of all conspirators and for the instruction of mankind. Certainly let their name be known. Shall three men be allowed to plot in the i-trecis nf Richmond, and sluil ton.' men bo permitted revolutionize tin great republic, cons, sting of twenty-nix State and lerritor.e.--, lo say nothing of the un'ed I mils to the West which rnuit one day lot m With a thriving piipiil.tinu ! Is it tu ba nit r, 'ed that the cl.o.ce of iho .oplc shall be nul.. lied and their vvni tk-loaled, by twenty men and one steamboat ! We hope di'ti'crently we bol tele diiTorently in the emphatic language of the .MadiMiman, when contradicting some gentle insinuations of the "rogency," we know thileretitly. Vet vie congratulate 'tlio country on Us c-t-apo from that terrible danger a congratulate the urxiuus patriots who have suf. lei cd to much alarm at the bare mention of the plot wc cnuu'ratulate .Mr. Van Huron lunisslf, that nib'cad ol being whked oil" to the moun lainoti.s regions of Xorth Carolina, at an in clement t-ontun of the year, he was allovvod to travel quietly to K.iidcrhook in company with Ins Ir.cni-'. A Voice from old rauouil Hall. The Whigs of the old Bay' State met in a body at the old ciadle of Liberty, on Wed n:sd, ty of last week, to nominate candidate! for Stale Officer.-, and lo prepare for the approaching election. Of this meeting the I Huston Atlas sav s "The Whigs of the OLD I5AY STATE have every reason to , be proud of tho glorious spirit which wai manifested by the noble and true hearted j Whig- vilio iinsembled yesterday in Old Fan- euil Hall, to consult tngt!ier on tlio welfare of our countiy and Commonwealth. Nuvir, even in 1S-10, have wo witnessed anything toe.xced the zeal, enthusiasm anil unanimity that prevailed. Rut ono mind but one -pint seemed to aniiuato tho whole. The coidiality and tlm peifect unanimity with which eveiy urn re-ponded to tho rcnninin ations of our excellent Governor, nnd Lieut. Governor and tho enthusiasm with which the entire assembly, as ono man nominated Hen itr Cuv fur President, and Honest John Davis for Vice President, is an carnrsl of the success with which that nomination will every where bo followed in this Common wealth." Tho nteeliug was organized by appoin.ig Annorr LAwitcscK of Boston, President, L'no.s Rlvnomis, an old Revolu tionary i o'dier, over SO years old, and seven others, Vice Piesidonb, and William Hat nc.v, of tho Atlas, and fivo others, for Secre taries. Excellent speoches vvero made by Messrs. Daker, Siltenstall, and Burnell, members of Congress from Massachusetts and several other gentlemen, and the follow ing putt iotic resolutions were reported and a do pled. llesolred, That Ihe political revolution of 1540 was accomplished byiicpatrioiiccfnrts of Ihe crest body of llu people nf llu Union, iben fufferinc un der tho misiulo of thei parly who odiinnisteied Ihe Government, and that, amonc llie objects proponed to be obtained by dial revolution, and expected from Ihe parly vi Inch it elevated lo power, were ihe re-e. inbli-hnif nt of a sound and uni.orin rairenry ih distribution of the proceed of the public laneUamonf llie several States ihe encouragement ol American Industry by a disetiniiiiiiiiig turill' upon import in the administration uf the government and a limi tation of Iho evercisa of the executive IVfo bjr the strictest coustiuctu ii of the constitution! power. llesolred, That since their accession to power, the Willis have, in (ood lailh, fullil'ed llicir pjedgr lo the country upon tbe-se important sul jccls eif policy, by the paf-sane in Congress of financial hit Is tor thai regulation of iho currency ; by llie establishment of n siftem for the distnluitii n of the proceed of ihe public land, just to the old States anil liberal to ihe new j by iIip ciiaclu (tu of a tariff which, while it docs net cvcccil Iho iicc sili of ihe irratury, en coirag the labor and industry of Ihe country! by ciiriaiiuuj llie source of cxpenduuro in many depart menlsof the government) and by a uniform opposi tion to.a fnoitent exerciso nf tli,. vein Pr'.,.ro?r.(;, 1'lnl if the people of this conntry hire fiTii.l to re-ap llie le iiiiinniti friiils of any of then lueasiires, there -uriis liil ty tests not vvilh llie Whig, I who have ndiipud ihem, but vvilh the President of llie ri.,ied Sums, uho. forpcitingor di regarding ih ji st rxpei-tniiiiiis r these who elevated him to the sceon I uP'u-cin lb. ir p ift. Im, by tbc.trreate-l and ex Irai.rd -urn j everi9 ol ' s power, defealed the will e.r the p. ope, M cvpreed by their Representative, mxl over vi lit luintd eum with disappoinlinc nt ami etistr ts. lUtvhtd, That the Wh'ii(f Mtlcadiusttt I