Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, September 1, 1848, Page 2

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated September 1, 1848 Page 2
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jfrcc Jrc0 ItlMlMNCSTON, VI. Whiff Nominations. Fur President, ZACHARY TAYLOR, For Vice President MILLARD FILLMORE, STATE TICKET. For Governor. CARLOS COOMDUK. For Lieutenant Governor, ROBERT PII5RPOINT. Fur Treasurer, GEORGE HOWES. For Congrc. GEORGE P. MARSH. For Electors, ERA8TUS FA I II HANKS, i M , TIMOTHY FOl.I.ETT. M ''"ea GEORGE T. HODGES. 1-t Di-trlcl. ANDREW TRACY, 'Jd District. ALBERT I.. CATLIN, .MDi-trirt. ELIJAH CLEVELAND, Itli Di-triet. For Town Itpprcf-ci:t:ilir, DAVID K. PAjVdBOLtN. vnmAY EVENING. SM'TEMRER 1, 1848. THE EMPIRE OF SOUTH CAROLINA. QuKtllctiiini ill motion I South Carolina about ready to "do or die!' Great Excitement in Buncombe ! fjy The Charlulon .Murcury. tnc organ ot . - i 1 Mr. Calhoun, hxi deteniiineu to suppon L;ius and Butler, and thinks the vote of the State y will hp rrivnn to tliem. It states that it was forced into tliis position by the organization of a TVor parly in the State. The "chivalry" of Sonth Carolina can't go for Taylor at any rate. , They perceive "the most alarming conseipien- ccs" as likely to flow from his election and the triumph of Whig principles, and "a Taylor ..mi i f - ...i. Party" having been formed among " the tierce democraciu" of their Stitc, they think it about time to raise the banner of Cass fy Butler ! It appears that our respectable nullifying brethren of the Palmetto Stitc resolved on get ting up a littlo private thunder to welcome the return of John C. Calhoun and Mr. Butler, their Hemtors. So a great gathering, which filled the Theatre in Charleston, v. as assembled on the I8th instant and a portentous amount of indignant patriotism was evolved. llr.Cu, iiouti in the most solemn manner, and with a great frown, recommended his Oregon policy of & montcrly inactivity" on the Presidential question ; and spoke darkly uud gloomily of a "great slruggli" that was to ensue between the North and the South, w hen tli3 question of Slavery in Sew Mexico and California came to , , . ,ii be settled, next winter, lie rather expected it would be carried against South Carolinia, w hen he thought it advisiblo tint tlio Kingdom of South Carolina in general, and the "whole South" in particular, should be " prepared !" As for the " great struggle" itaelf, with a dreary and unromantic vision of "gnus and baggoncts," Sir. Calhoun dccl.net, in conclusion, that He did not court il.linl he would not shun it ; nnd oMashe was he wns williu, to po tnroupn in. share ul Ihe contest Whereupon universil Quattlcbuin raised a mighty shout that is supposed to hive shaken Buncombe to its centre, and knocked tlio "Tuy- lor party" into fits! Buiicombe, we believe, is 'in .Vorfi Carolina, but it is apparent that this great "demonstration" was intended for that lati- tndc. On the 21th, five days after, a groat mertirg was held in CharkMon "to nominate a ramli. dte for the Presidency.'' Afic: appropriate di - l I, i,.... l ..f il. ..t.l ..r c,i-r,..,i, ..u - ui iiie neiu ui battle, the meeting adopted a series of resold. lions of whicli .l. r..lt t .I.- ..i. i 111 .uiiuwiiij,. ,.,c ,i au 6th: Resolved, That Ihe property and political Gen. Tavi on : rights of Southern slaveholders are paramount j ' ' ' to ull parly question- J thai the t quality of the . H O Q B Q Q 8 Soutliern States in the councils of the Union V V and in the rcciipatinn and eiijiiyment nf the Na-1 Resolvf.ii, That Ge.n. ZACHARY TAY tional Territory. should be miuilained at every ''(J,)l.' ,u,v MASTERLY CORRESPON hanrdjthnl the people of the Smith look to DEM.'E with the Wr Dei'artme.st, .no their own Stale Government., for the protection , '-Ess tiiv.n iiv his heroic ciimii ct v.nii i.niio of Iheir property, uiui not to Congress, whicli , MITA "'" coolness ami coliiaiii: on the has no con-titiitioti.il authority wlialever on the fiei.ii of wattle, ius show.n iiim.hki.i' to he subject of slavery ; and that their independent "r "XM A nisTiNni'isiiEii .military chief sovercignty will never be sacrificed for the , 1 u. ,,l'T A MAN OF GREAT MENTAL Union. AND MORAL POWER, a.m. whose life Resolved. That the Democracy of Chiiilesion Uis. . HASiilV F..s r.viiiE.Ntr. of A STRONG HEAD. trict cannot henlaie l-tween the candidiiles ol the DelllOinitic mid VVlljir lir.lllesol ihe United Sl.iles lor frcsulent and Vice President, and for Ihe rcmon BMigmd in the foreiroinij preaiuhle and reiolutiuii!,, will support l-wis Cnss nnd Wlllinm O. Duller, ( is Ihe candidates of our parly,) for the offices to which Uiey have been resH-clively nominated. "The universal Yankee Nation" will under stand, tl.en, that South Carolina (constituting pretty much all of the American Union !) hold ing that Congress "has no conslitutional au thority whatever on the subject of Slavery," as j Mr. Cass has explicitly, declared, re.olved to ' give her mpport, therefore to " Isiris t.isi and Win. O. lluller," as the men most likely to (jive her " aid and comfort." And Mr. Cal houn s organ endorses the movement, as being miHVniihiWo koein... t. - M....1. .... v.- I i .1 I. ' ' U been organized In llie Slate, in Cdutempt nf Calhoun and the palladium of our liberties," TORY EVIDENCE of his devotion to tlio in terest of his employers (slave merchants!. In human slavery ! We suppose it may now be looked upon as telllei, that the empire of South Cun liiia " u- nerer be sacrificed for the sae if the Vnion!" , " Let ns prey J" ns llie Ilnuk Dove. snid m ihe w"a u,e We know of no party whoso need of ' awak emng Grace" is more manifest than the motley onewnoaeiirstactwasto.ftbcw.mm,;,. nt or Free Boil! Nothing but Hcav enly interposition would seem to be sufficient' either to hold together its "discordant elements." (as bister IJnggs admiUiUmeinberstobe,) or .s..Ua... u.uiui., i.y.iio clerical, from cal umny and falsehood. I ' After the adjournment of tho Free Soil PnoJ litionConvention.latelyheldhere.a.sonorJ jctl was added in the evenincintheshannnr. kind of Free Soil conference incttinr. Our meek friend " ilominic Sampson" opened tlie proceedings with prayer; Whereupon the pi ous ex-ColleCter, W. I. llriggs Esq., procced c.l to denounce tlio Whig Party ns " refen" nnd " ihmnahle!" Tito Christian virtues ot mo orator gave great forco to his denunciation", mi l the Win; Tarty heard and trembled ! Attain: the irreut Holy Alliance at lluff.ilo, nhuiidantly favored with Hen Butler's chief want when he was financiering in Sandy mil to wit: "the Htatcd preaching of the gospel.' The Rev. Joshua Leavitt, the hypocritical re viler of He.nry Clay and the Whig Party, in lcU4, in his account of it says: j " Christian men, of the hllirst thnrncter, declared 1 that lliey were never more impie ml with the wmii- . Jest prese net of the Vicinerpiiit." In " manifest" proof whereof, wc cannot re-1 Train from citing the following extract from the ' speech nf K. J). Culver, on the solemn mid spir-1 itual occasion: " Gentlemen I hnvc limps like a double bound high gressure sirnni engine. Iia! hi ! hu !J I will make yi u henr ju-l likcu knife. (II-i ! ha ! ha ! Mr. Hutler'will speak nfier I get through. It is always I'lKtmnnry where I live lu iul ihe lining fleers litst, mi. I let ill" old olcn come helm!.- (Mil! lill I Iia ! what a devil ol .1 loul he is i go it Culver. " i feel like the gtteii Yankee," slid lie, 11 wh went In woil. lor the old LV-icou, They used to hlnic a pitcher liy his plate, which continued uulliiug (ml wnti r, while all the rest o! the l.iniily used the roil Ictlls of n h.l,e liltlhcr which Mil ill ihe middle el the table One day our Yankee friend Imldly seized said pitcher nnd tnkiugn licartyswigtherctiiiiii, found II In umlaut tile licsl Mini ol UUcr. 1 1 e ileucon.vcry iniieli nsu-nislied, asked the young mini 'where he was brought up ! ' heicull tared alike, II Y GOD !' replied he. (ircatlauglilcr. Again; amid nil this clamor for superior conscience and piety, it is well to remember tint the Massachusetts. Delegation to the Jluf- fulo Convention advertised in the New York pipers that a Steamboat had been clmtcrcd in that city to t ike them to Albany, mid that it would "leae l'ier No. 1, North River, oii&uii- day Morning F as it uiii ! A li..ir.l.. i. ..i ...1.- j.,..u V.U..VL1IUOI1, WllCrC "II1C I presence of the Divine spirit" was so manifest, j passed a csolut.on re-picsting John Ian Bu- : ..it ..! n . r " ii"esiioiis oi aa,cacy,ana wkc , f-uuiji iur uic ciiiii-i! nnu uio man oi inai Convention. A tolerably lively idea of Prince John'b suitableness to advance the pious part of' tlio work of electing his father, and defeating '. the " damnable" lugs, may be obtained from the following note addressed by him to Jesse I Ioyt, a tolerably well known defaulter, at time when he (Prince John) was extensively engaged in gambling in Fancy Stocks. The .......:..- 1. e. 1 !.. .1 t-l- T note is to bo found in the McKcnsic Letters It is as follows: i " Why, GOD DAMN you, Jesse, buy my stnek nnd draw on me ;u ihi. You niut be imr itrril dow u lli' ie, il joti enniioi tnise llus two pi uny mm. II the slot k has yone up let it IfU (y hell .'" Yours truly, JOHN VAN BUREN." Wo suspect the leadirs of tlio Free Soilcrs i are not much more godly men than tlio average ol sinful mortals, nller all ! VKIIMONT FAKMK.RS. ItHMUMUKR TIIESK TWO THINGS ! First: That the Tariff Resolution of the Buffalo Plull'ori.i sen up iiolhinp more nor less thnn a Fit CI'. TRADK TARIFF. Rend it: Ao'i.'rei, Tluit the ohhpntions oriionornuj pat " riolisiil require ihe earliei pr.ietieuhle i.iyiiient of " llle iKilloli.'il dehl. and we nre therefore in tuvnr n ' M " ,:,ri"""1 dlltit-s " wi" rni,e revenue ndeipiate .'In defray ihe neee.vsary expenses of the 1 Vilernl (iovermiieiit, diui to pay nuuii.il instalments ot our dehl mid the intrrfst thereon." That's the 1'l.itfbtm for Van Iluren, the man who declared in a leiier to the RiehinimHVa) .iyuiirr. Fob, 2j, 1SI3, "his Dtcri'LU uisArrr.ua itiux of the Tariif act of lan Session (the Protective TAiurr of 1811.) ns well in respect to the rr.isnpi.K on whii.li it was founded, us to its details." Not n solitary sv II- ' able in the Hutfilo resolution respecting diMcrimina lion or prolrclinn a slruiplit-out FRF.!'. TRADE platform. ,rc0rf. ThM the icmlig or!,nn of vrt!n ,. Daren in the countrv. and hv ihe tar the utiles! tour. ml in his support, is the .Yeir York Ct cuing fW.on out-and-out FREE TRADC piper, whose only lauli ith the rxmting Turill" (of lSlfiii., ihnt it isToo raoTECTivr.! The r.cening Vast, lonK notmious lor ""r1' f Tndl' - AB0JE Fanners' V Vermont! look nt these iliin-s, and j don't be lie ' 'ised by Martin Van llurcn .' ' ' TUB FREE SOU, OPINION OF GEN 1 TAYLOR. ... , . t.ii, j, ...... ,, ,, ' thai the Barnburners, who first nominated Martin Itiiron f()r .j, dejonle,y miJ I unanimouhi expressed the following nnintnn nf AN HONEST HEART. AND A REPUBI.I- CAN SIMPLICITY OF CHARACTER. MARTIN VAN BUREN, DRAWN JOSHUA R. GIDDINGiS. BY ? I may be led to confide in tlio honor of a 'slave-holder; but a "SERVILE DOUGH , FACE" is too destitute of that article In ob- ; tain credit with me. MR. VAN BUREN ms tai I.ACEIl THE EVtllE.NL'E of HIS SERVILITY f-iissiiirrfirsl.v linnn Ihn rprnrils nt mir f-rniii. t,.,. ,,. ,.., ...,. lv ,.. .... . iiarheii as an ENDURING MEMENTO ur tii. iirnrvrnirT fir-riir 11 A u-tin i-uirn OI'R Fl'HI.IC STATIONS. Altiiougn a iMiruiem man, it Decamo tne boistof ms fRir..Nlisth.it he possessed "South- rrn nrincinles." nnd hedoon envn SATIKrMC. deed, hid he been bred tip in tho business, he wonui scarcely nave rliscovereil AHlKr. A l- TACHMENT to the INTERESTS OF SLAVE-GROWERS and SLAVE-DEALERS. ANXIETY FOR THE SUC CESS of that "execrable commerce," appears to HAVE BEEN UPPERMOST IN HIS JVlliSIl.nnil to have superceded ALL OTHER MATTERS of State policy. J. R. GIDDINGS., MARTIN VAN BUREN AGAINST TIIE TARIFF OF M'J, IN PRINCIPLE AND ,)CTA"- Mr. Van Huron's views are f,m,l : ,i, rn. lowing brief letter, addressed to tlio Hitor of uio menmona Knquircr, Feb. tig, IrJWj S) S) S) S S) Q U fPM. H.R-Ithank yo very kindby lor )"ur friendly letter. I have at mi time, mi'u tl ll 'u"ITTrn TO rxi-RESs Mrnrri Tariff Act BURLINGTON FREE PttESS, FRIDAY MORNING, SEPTeMBFR Of last Session, AS WELL IN RESPECT TO THE PRINCIPLE UPON WHICH IT IS FOUNDED, AS TO ITS DETAILS. In cnotl time you will have mv views ill respect to that mill other subjects, before the public. In the mean time, believe mo to be, Very sincerely. Your obedient servant, MARTIN VAN llUREN. VAN TOKEN I COURSE L THE AMISTAD CASE. ' . "The order (to take the negroes) won on its , ..,,.. rt-n I iauu uusuit l-, K-.vccpillir, iiiicoiisiiiuiiuii-". MWcihYntmn f nnrUt. n nnnms. not CVCn , their number; all tlio negroes lite of the Span- ish schooner Ainistad, in his custody tinder pro- I cess iioic ptndmg before the Circuit Loan ot the United States! Was this onnBR oivek j i.n a uou.nthv witEitH the RioiiTs uf vf.K- iT.AWZnn.Z"7Hfirnr .raiox wiieiu: tub EiiwsTitiMi is the wAiinAT of execution? It was hive.n in Tun i.anu oi THE IfECI. UlATION Or I -.IIKI'l.l""'" I the i.an! ut- the st.i.i-r.vmE.-.-r tiiltii. It was ciive.n l Y a l'liEsinKvr or THE U.niteii Axi , JX0lvn"mr?Tti DV.CIMU.V Ot' TIIH COVUr, IT lUn WXtWIL VlXVnln' ill.ll.,.lXI) HE 11.11) KW.CbTEt) I ', Ill: llUUr.l) llM'i: STAKV.D .YOT U.YLY THE lill'ES Oh' THE .VK- 77MrS,oT A.VT.V TllE.Sia.YEli Oh' THE 'oIIDEII, Ul' O.Y Tllil, EVE.r." The Whigs of Huntington are wideawake. Van llnren Free Soilim is too transparent an absurdity for them ! Our friend Jiihjs, the in genious and senib!e editor of the Autograph Ilamir'.cr, who, as our readers well know, has been disatiliod with the nomination of Genera! Tavlor, tiinlsit very easy to "define his posi tion" in rcgird to Martin Van llurcn. Wc I miL'n tlm I. itliiivt n r nvlrjpt. frnin Ilia muv.r tf e I I ,., .,.,,., n .r,l,e ll, nltnnll.m nf nil W( ltanilli;lim s (). K. ! The Whig vnlM ,a. ,-, .,' ., , , ,vi ct in .,, .,..., ' " wi ,,, rartowardS8ivcetciiinB Mr. Kasson's 6Cniltoria coflce ! From the Autograph i Rrinarkrr. KEEP YOUR PLACES While the Barnburners and their allies the lale third 1 Ipnriy.nre Inyinp their heads together under the spi i ' cious iiriine of tree soil men to carry the enmity nnd Mule, it liecoines every man who U willing to chin) any credit uslcinpMilta whip, to keep hi place as nch nnd vole ihe whip jiei-rs n"e ciHircnu'dTM'he ' l...l..MH... ,1,1.....'....! .... ticket nominated by the linens, i. e. r.s f.ir ns stntcof- pie to uecome ine lawoi niepinpie wiiiiin rnn 'he iioiniiiees on that ticket stituti'iiial limits; becinsc I believe that tliintr'- beinp nsttaunchlreeioil men as the Itiiriihurners.iiiid , mt lieliefore us in the unknown future, m.iv be their new colleaues there can be no pood reiis.ni why f .onifnle than all the tri.ti-it.Mit nnv wlup.Iei hiuileel iulie liny nhoutsuppriitinp den. ' 3 .. . ., i Tujlorlorl'residenl, should desert his Mamlaid on party questions ol the day, and because I have that nccmint by wiiliholdinp his suppoit Irom the confidence Ml Ins mndcratinn and nght-tnilidcd-iioniinnlioiK ol Stnte ntlicers, and is we oiiirht to npss. If I have learned anything in public life, veiiou .i iKioi.-j ii.pieM ,.e n. wiiat.- it is that pure inleiitioiis and single uiindeilii'--, b'a'fhlmlps'!;: sbVrtd NmnuCnalcan' t- l'"'T Ptf "' 7'!'' mW ninnd a thoruegli split from our local patty orpaniyi- the niitet splendid abilities and the largest epe lion Allhouplt foi our own part we can as yet hard-1 rieuce without them. It would be h id vvi r J it iybnii;r, our mind lo support lien. Taylor, we slnM , otherwise. He who seeks it with singleness of rV"i MLw'no-jf.,'!!. '-''r. i , ,7"T,rT',"i'; he ll m near i, X," kUSVS lial elecUon.our rendei. may l.e ns.ured we shall no more vole Ii r Mnrlin Vim HI... . I .... I- 1 , . ev en if the unsl i & that e d , ! Z Z ., Jt ' evm ii tm upshot be that we don t vole at oil. - - Correspondence of the Tire Tress. Politics in Windham County. Fr.lL.Nn Clarke : i'orn ew diyspist I have had occasion to slop in this pood old Whip county, nnd have been a some, what niteinive nnd solicitous observer ol her political n.pcct. Few, very lew, of her staunch Whips have been decoyed into the catch-trap set by the New Yoik fjctionists,for the purpose of obtaiiiiup food for ihe pratilicatiuii of their political revenge. Many more iniOil, perhaps, have been seduced from our ranks, bad not the Imllow-lieariediuss and chicanery of the chicl captains ol the so called FreeSoilers" been rendered most appirent by the nomination, at liiillilo.ni ,vir. aa Iluren, who bus pot to utter Ins first sentence and do Ins first act in f ivor of human liberty; who has done more than nny living man to strength, n nnd perpetuate the nlioniiinble curse of American Slavery j nnd who now stands opposed to ihe exercise by Congress of its neknowedeil power to abolish Slavery ill Ihe Di-trlct ol Coluuibil, a measure which his been ihe very stepping Hone of pohiicaliibulitionisni, nod for the accomplishment of which every abolitionist nnd every whip In the free Stales has, time nnd again, petitioned Congress. The reiiogadestep 1.1km by the Third puny men, added 10 the s iJ.I.mi iiiiriculniM conversion of tho' hordes of rriii"iii!' I..,..,ii,.e,w uiu. ... ....., 1... ri..iv.i . nominations, has removed all doubt' und hesiiaii.m from the minds of thinking Whigs. The Free toilers ate, huwever, making poweilul efforts to entrap them. 1 ntiend.-d .1 Mass Free Soil Convention nl Fayette ville 011 ihe I'Jth iust.,nl which 0 new ticket lor Coun ty Senators was nominated. To one lauiihar ns 1 have heri lolore bein vvilbthe Iradets ol Locolocnism in ibis county, it was a matter of no liule surprise to sec llieui w ith hardly an exception actively participat ing in tlr doings 1 1 this hjbrid giihering. H id I not seen the call for the convention, I should have had no doubt, upon entering it, that I was in the midst o' pure, unadulterated I,ocofocoi-ui. The convention iioniinniioii Dana Rally, Samuel Button and Kojal Eatle, one from eaeh puliiic.il pally, fur .-senniors j nnd was addressed r.t length by (). I,. Snalier and C. I, Wulkc.. The sp'ech ol .Mr. Shalier contained pas.sage ihe strength and eieg-inee ol w huh pave un mistakable evidence ol u masterly and highly culii vnlid intellect. The burden ol" his sgieech was nu abortive attempt to convince the lew whips pretent, llial Gen. Taylor was not pledged lonou-inierleu-iiee with Ihenciiou of Congrns itiuii the subject of Slave ry extension. The Signal and Allison letters were read uud commented upon in ast)le, borne portions of which smacked strongly of ptltijvggin. In his endeavor to show llial the conclusion drawn therefrom by Ihe whips was llie result of " tjtee ions reasoning" he hinneil stood forth a glaring e.;an'plnr of what he was laboring loeipose. But the weakest point in his sjHtcli was that in which he assumed that Gen, Tay 'or, in declaring his intention, 111 the event of luseleu lion, to leave ull matters of domestic poliey" to the action of Congress, designedly made use ol'llie phrase domestic poliey, as inapplicable to the Pacific Terri tories. He said they have in England three policies, viz. the doineslic, Foreign and Colonial, each distinct from the others ; and as Gen. Taylor used the Bag- liMInffH,gf,i.e.,i.iSi ueunuei.looitnS recogiuiing those, well known biiglisliihslinclions. He failed to . , , , , , . , . mention what must have been present in bis mind. ' "" ,,llPn ch"S no foonJation but that the terms domestic, foreign and colo.ial, as used t,,nt of refusing to supjiort .Martin I an Buren, in England, ore technical terms, and that it was a le- and of declining to give up Freo Soil Whigs gal presumption, to f removed only by eridenee to ' for Free Soil LOCOFOCOS, as their enndi the coniiary, that every man in making use of Ian- dates for State, County and Town officers. Wc guage.uses it in its ordinaiy nnd natural sense j and think so too ! that we have in this country no eolonies, answering to i ... . those of England, and for that reason cannot use the THE MOUNTAIN AND THE MOUSE. term colonial in Ihe English technical sense, tl is re-1 nintks upon this portion of Gen. Taylor's letter, were ' wholly unworthy the high reputation of their author, and strongly indicate the fallacy of all attempts at misrepresentation and misconstruction uipn this sub ject. The democratic parly in this county has pone over, body and soul, to the freo soil movement I leel justified in the prediction thut Mr. Cass will not re ceive iOU votes in the whole county. The fict that the l.orus ion mini nre thus so sujdenly converted to a lure oj i 'erly, is nf itself pregnant loof of their lu sincerity ; that they deem the election of Cass by the ll.eir sirenmk i., it,- 11,- .rn.. . tl.i popular vote an impossibility Slid see r.ope only in pre th' Ixicosaci nndersundincly in this instter U.e i ( tan be no doubt ; ihj( coalition with, or rsiher swob lowing tip of the Third party propria just the course tlintshievvd,mnnnRingnicnmightljccxpecledtoadopt in an emergency like the present. The trick is too apparent materially to effect the Whips. a Windham Coc.vrv Wmo We would invite the attention of the I lovers of good taste in the mechanic arts, to the oriirillul and benniifnl sncciinctis of i0o,I,io f'nlturo,now exhibiting at the ea. uinet ,vnro rnoln. of Mr. Ccorgc O. Scott, ' nt his shop on Catlin's Lone, formerly oc- ' I l, Tt t i ... a t. I 0Ul"ClJ "i U- K- Pangbom. Mr. ScOlt, bits but lutely arrived from New York, where ms s(in j ,le mnm,rcturo 0fthis stvlc of . . . , .' . furniture, secured him the first premium of the Aiiiel lean Iiiftilutc ut their last eclebru ,io - Hi patterns are mostly of his own design, and their execution, ns shown in a bcnutif'til jjruineil (iolhic liat stand, in p l.i , 1 II I . 1 I,;"r oI '"'l' Chairs, nnd a couple Roadsteads now nt his shop, proves him to bo some- ""? maro mechanic, llo.hic furniture is now fashionable among the "nWv "fcHiw, nnd as it lias not , ' ,. .. .'. ,. "y M powerful claim upon our patronage, hut also tlmt of correct archilc:. la' wcw"lmeml i,s first nmnufito. turer in lluilington, to the encouragement of lior citizens. Itcusons for supporting Ucn. Tn lor. The sound, iinimneachcd and undoubted char acter of Gen. Taylur ns a national Whig nfler the v asinngiiui fltiiiuard, inspires me conn deuce of patriotic and enn-idcrato men in every part nl the country. Hear (-jenator Alittigutn or N. C, on tins pout. In Ins speech In the henate on (lie .id int. he s.nil : "Sir, I shtll support Gen. Tayloe, and sup port him cordially, as tie true representative of ail the sreat conservative characteristics nftlie Whig pirty. I i-liall s'tprort him ax a man of peace as opposiu to nil wars ol corquest as opposed to the rapacious policy that would pick a quarrel Willi ins neinlnir anil then seize nn 2oods. I support him for his sound runstltu tionat views in regard !o llie relative duties of the respective ucpartmints of the government. Kins Yetowill t.atbepit in chains, but confined in his proper sphere ; hj will not be permitted as a marauder, to mike firays upon every depart ment of the Government and upon every public and private uncrcrf. I support Mm al-o tic c lufe u-rau' " 'r" ". .". pu " t It.. . I. Ml ...if... .!. Ml i- .1 - 1 '"'"d will "relv miss it. What care I vvhe'lier ' tienwul Tavlor cannot play st a game of soph - I ism with expert do dexterous political dialecti- 1 w! .1 I . i -.1.1- i C!anS ? ', ' "" C""" ' ""W '.""'V '"n I vit.,Vil rP moderate, i'.r.hcrvative national all I tending to peace, to wholesome and gradual dr. I velnpniniit and progress. Ilesvhohas lenrn d iiycxiicriciice Uio niis..ries and horrors nl war., 1 ii i.n i.n n .......1 -ii 11 . .. . " " ',"' " generally oe ine most riK iii.uus .inn.! no in peace as lung as peace

lie.lCP HI hill', us neaci. can be nrcserved W itll rniloitv.1 Lrn....- VVI,.. c. picnic, ns w asliinptnii ! Who would have ' " "!ei1 ""nor, 1 uea ineui 10 m .it curb d .he wild pi.s.i,,,,, , preserved peace I ,h( ,Jin ,,, n),ia.ion, like nil oiliers Iuriii2r tlm phreiuy of tlie first 1- reneb reviilulion nl, , I have had the boner to receive Irom n-eni-but V ishiujitiin Who so powerful an ad- blapesol my lellow- cinzeus 111 vinous parts 1.1 the vo'nte of peace villi the continent of Europe as I L'uioii, has Iten gnitioutly 1 fired to ;e tcilhuut he who strnirgled on a hundred battle field .. ii.tii. 1-. .nun- r-i, linn n 11, jiri'l'l pence of Europe u Wellington, the CO ol Napoleon ? And Tavlor, with equal 1 Soult 1 ho has (liino fi lunch to preserve the conqueror :il iiindera- tinn and ernml braerv. 'will act unon tin. wise maxims of peace." - - . The Buffalo Nominations. The Bare Pat- ' riot, one of the ablest and most influential pa- j p rs in Worcester County, (.Mass.) says: 'The Buffalo nominations nre acting like a I charm in restoiing harmony mining the Whigs. The honest yeominry in Ibis part of the State thought Ihe Aliens, the Adames, the Simmers, Ihe Phillipses, meant something when they oh- jeeted to Gen. Tavlor on the ground of his not being a Whig, Hut since these men have hc- know ledged allegiance to Van Huren, no credit whatever is given to their ti ,des ugain-t (ion Tavlor. Another thine which is materially di- niininhing the small artillery of the Free Smlcrs ., the piissa. of the Oregon in l w ,t 1 tne rrn- visn annexed, O ir big friends nre beginning to learn there is no necessity of leaving their own party for the pnriose of securing Free Soil and Fieu Labor.'' Extract from is letter of Gen. Tavlor. writ- ten the evening before the battle of Btiena Vista: ' This may b the last communication you will rcccivv Irom me. I have been stripped by the govcriiinent of regular troops, and redtici'd in volunteers, ami thus stripped, and at Ihe mercy of the foe, I have been expected by my country to retreat or resign, nut 1 tui 1 i.n. But I shall tin neither. I care not for mysi'lt, nut led ibliiply .1 1.1 1.1: i...:.. ..1. 1... .-.i lill lill- IIUUIU SUIUlI'ld nilu 11 1 1. ...'... in m; rni,i.t li.-nil bv .loir enoiiirc. W., shall stand anJ give them battle, relying on a just ProviJcnco for a right result." "The Whig Editor of tho Courier does not remember ever applying llie word " rottcti " to tho lule Whig pirty, mid does not believe he ever did." i Vcc Soil Courier. Tho " Whig Editor of the Courier" npplicd Ibo iifToiwivn tnmi In tt.n Wbiir mrle ii, ll.o courseof a harangue delivered a few dnys ago, in Shelhiirne. 'i'hat lie does not " remember" it, would seem to prove tint ho makes state- menu without being HiiUkicn.ly carefi.l forl either their truth or propriety. Thero are Whigs-anti-Vni. Buren Whigs-in Shelburi.e, rlin itl.i-s.iis .,,r nVtr,aU n iiiiminl nf olil.ee .llib.ul ii,n.;n" n. i..,lii;..nl " SlSlsLSL, V. Ill til lilt'' HI It V-.IV.l-.H'll V UII1..IIIH noliticHl 'rnns.-ii.nco" or iMilitir.il . ' ; ' " wisdom," think they may well bo excused from Bnv t;nbility to be cbarued with " rotcn In reply to Mr. Byikrtox's question : " What is the mailer icith Mr. Marsh .'"Tho " Whig editor" of the Free Soil Cnuriir says that gen tleman is inftnvrif (ten, Taylor's election over Multin Van Buren ! that is; a Free Soil man is not enough of a Free Soil man for tho "Whig editor" aforesaid, unless ho will vole for a man who standsin "continued opposition. " In Free Soil in tho District of Columbia! I Tho "Whig , W"0' call liavo our Hal i arTheCassand butler folk, are dicing a a larger hole, in the Court House Ssanare, than U necctiaryto bury their email remnant of party. Cen. Taylor's South I'ttrollnn Letter. It has hern seen that as soon m a TAYLOR Party was foimed in South Carolina, the Pro- Nltttery cohorts of Calhoun b'cnmo imr.ii'di.itc- ly aUrmcd, and, in lien of the policy of " mas terly Inactlvily" rccnmmctidcd by that gentle man, held a great mecling on the atlh Inst., in Charleston, (which is to South Carolina pre-j ciselywhat Paris is to France) and, resolted nomination, was gi-t lip m coircenucncc ni an (as uc fiiotrd last evening) to support the Cass ' t'rroneou i Telegraphic commiinicitioil from tf- ttvthr ticket. I New York, stating tint "Oen. Taylor had Wc regard both tnatiuiur?s as of the least accepted the nomination in'(A Gen. Butler and possible consequence, excepting that the latter, hitd repudiated alt politkd pledged When iWncfc hat the sanction if John C. Calhoun, I Cen. Taylor's letter (which is in another col proves that South Carolina has more confidence unm) arrived, it served to allay the excitement In Cats than In Cell. Tavlor. Further than that naturally arose from the supposition that this, no man out of Qualtlcbuin or the Insane nr. had joined in repudiating Mr. Fillmiiiie. Asjlum, can iittach any importance to political : movements" in South Carolina. That Slate lias not supported a regular nomination, Whig or Loc.ifocn, for twenty years, we believe ', and it is probable that they would not, for twenty years to Com?, if the formation of a "Taylor party" h.ul n.it brought John C. Calhoun out for Ctfs.1 ij. Duller. Smith Corutimt it the imlu Slate in the Union that is Ar.soi.VTr.LY cr.KTAl.s lagnfnr 'us lluller. The flat of Calhoun settles that matter, and lliat fiat would not have gone forth, as the Ch-trleitun Mercury, Calhoun's organ, intimates, if" the organization if a Tay lor 1'arly in South Carolina had not iouced them ii t it ."' There can bo but little doubt that the "Taylor Meeting" in Charleston will turn out n mere farce. The Chairman of that meeting, Win. Hull Pringle, was prominent in the tubscnucnt , IIICCllli: kU tU'l.UIIIU V..UIIIUUII, HUIU Ull lilt liu i " ' rr.it t.i.i .... ii. in. I. inst., nnd while we write we have no doubt . .... . I . I tl... 'I'....1.l ...... n. ....... I. .j II ........ Im.l twin 111... .IIU ...... .nil. .tivil. llda IUI1101H.U ...' vaillsucu nun thin air!" Calhoun will tolerate no Tayhrhm , in his bailiwick ! I ted, accepted the Nomination of the Whig Na- Mr. Priiiole's loiter to Gen. Taylor, inform- tio'ial (Vnvention.Gen. Taylor was not at Inher ing him of his nomination, says not a tr ,rj about Vj Mibsequently, to accept Nominations from " , , 3 1 other and conflicting parties. Rut tins, it would Ihe I ice Prautaiaj, though wc under.-tand Gen. ( ocin, is not his view of Uio question. He ac Wner was the nominee. It might as well have j cepted tlio Whig Nomination, as he accepts all lipen 'I'nm ri.ikos ! Etc V 11 It! vaucr al the others, without takinff upon himself anv other South u ilhoulan are,..on, carries at its head ' he names of TAYLOR and FILLMORE, and nobody ele. Even tho Charleston " Taylor party" have no organ, that we have heard of. No Hag yet flies with the names of Taylor if lluller, and, our word for it, none ever will. Mr. Calhoun has killed that snake! We subjoin the reply of Gen. Taylcr to Mr. Pringle who, be it obKncd, teas anaclhcjnr- ticit in the Calhoun noting a month after the dale if his letter In den. laylar!) eii. Taylor's letter is entirely cond-tent with the po-ilion he has aumed from the beginning, and piobably iifibrded veiy little "aid I'lul comfort to South Carolina! It is us follows: Baton Roioe, La., AuS. 9, ISIS, ! Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge, the t'eeeipt of 1 ourconn,in1e.iiion ol il.e iifii h ultimo oflicially an- IIUUIWIIIB l lie mv llotnlliatlon for lite l'resideiiey I by " a larpe ineetfnp of the Democratic citizens of Cliarlestnn, South Carolina," held in that city on i the 'JUth ult., nnd over which you were the presiding i "';f ' . ... r i r- n.r. r , 'y"".,"' " ."1 . ... '..Vi. i.iuiptowai i.iiup towards iiienmoiip a larpenndresi.-cmble pur 1 ,, , ,ht. CHurn ot viur lieeiireeeive ' lu-.-nr.-eeieeil Willi etiintioilKI . thou lb 11 he Inn 11 INinr return torucb pledges or condititinii.H is thankfully nu-ei ted. And I h'-p 10 assure my Iri-'iuls in who?.- beball you nre in. 11113. tint should it he my lot 10 lill the oliiee tor whiih I am nominated, il shall be my uuceasinp t- loit 111 tne ibscharpe ot its responih.e uuues to give I saiislacliou 10 mv coLtttrvnion. . . . vviiiuiie owuraiiee oMny iiisn esieetii. 1 Your obedieni servimt. A. TAYLOR. Wm. B. I'ltiNiii-E, H-n,., Piesident, &c., Chaileslou, S. C. A prcnt hit. A couple of Locolocos, a Hunker nnd a ilarnhuriicr, wcro warmly discussing llie comparative merits of Van Iluren mid Cass, at tho America):, n. day or two uyo, when tho following liome-tlirtist terminated the controversy in favor of tlio Hunker: (i Tal. nbom (;((4S , gJ. j th(J , , rree Soil Barnburner, " take away the j;rsi t.(,T 0f ,is name, und icliat tcoitld lie It-" ' A HauNBUknkr of course, you d d fool !" was the polite reply. I ' Our Ilarnliiirner friend" lus not been lt.Iir( 0f hjllCt. 1 , I - - I GKN. TAYLOR AND FREE SOIL, 1 ' ' Th(! Xlu, (lml Courier, a leading Whig . ,, ... . , ,. Paper m Connecticut, expressed the emphatic. . . oiiinion. u few days since, that Gen. Taylor would not interoso any objection to thu pas- Isa-oof n law en ictiiiL' the Wilmot Proviso, Tho Editors of tlio Courier, have since pttbli - h - ed tho following extract of 11 "private letter"' nddressed to them "froinaiieiniiiLMit gentleman nnd a pcrsoinl friend of (Jen. Tavlor" We have good re.isoti to believe that tho "eminent irnntlntlirill alluded til IS tllC iioll. I 1IU VI i N Smith, Senitor in Congress from Cornice ticut. Tho following is tho extract : , August a-.il, IUS - T Geu. Taylor, in relerenie lu the Free Soil question, ScSnw'ZM I .:.t. 1 il.iu anl.isoi loci Mr.. I.. 1 I FUUVII "lill Uic lien. V'H tlllf ruuj. v.1 iuk .MUJ, nnu III a letter to me, ilaie.l the lllhof that month, he re a letter lo me, ilaie.l. ine ,. ,,i oi inai monin, ne re norls llial conversation in run. i lie grnuiut taken by him is, lliat the ordinance ol W liaving been pjs.--d by Congress, approved by Washington, and upheld by (he Judiciary, the consiitutiuiinluy ol the nicasiiie lias oeen semen oy uu uepuiiiueuis CI tne Government, nnd consequently there is no ground lelt lor the interpoi-iiiou of the veto, lie I old mj fnend that he u-tutld neither veto the iVtliuut Vio riso.iior icould he ititiigue against it.nor do any thing to einbanats its passage through the lie Houses of Congress. Now wo publish the foregoing because wo have implicit confidence in tlio truth of its state ment in regard to the views of Gen. Taylor, and because wr. have seen a iWtVr from a highly respectable gentleman in Missouri giving account of an iiderrittc ichich th&tcriter had icilh Gfn, TsM.ou in .Vcie Orleans, and tchich re presents (ie ii. Taylor as exfressino precise Ll THE III'I.MII.NS AND VIEWS ATTHtnUTEIl TO him i.n THE above extiuct with llie addi tion, however, that it vvns his (Gen T's) deter mination (ns ho his uniformly said) to go into tho Presidency entirely unpledged. John Q. Ahams, in Ids address to his I constituents, Sept. I'Jth, 18 t'J, speaks of I'-Milhird Filliiiore h ono of the ablest, 1, 1848. most fulthful, nnd fuirest minded titcn with whom it lmd been his fortune to serve in public life." Ij.nlcsTVcwH. It anodaw that tlio Whi ' Meeting in Albany last Saturday evening, which condemned (Jen. Taylor's acceptance of tlio South Carolina Mr. Pringle's letter said not a word about Hutlcr, but referred to tlio proceedings oi uiu meeting in an accompanying nets? pnjxr, which Gen. Taylur nrobablv never looked at! The Eiprtss rays : "The nroceedin-rs of that meeting, it seems, were transmitted in u new-sinner; and when we recollect that a candidate for tils Presiden cy receives about a bushel of newspapers a day, Gcil. Harri-'on wc naw' ono day receive by . . . t i - i i.-i., .i... .'.:. . ...... one man, nc.iriy two nuiiuin,; uiu iuu in.-.-um'-tion i., that tlio official nomination, which never alluded to Ilutlcr's name, was the only information that Gen. Taylor had received, thu nowsjKipcr being thrown aside without reading it it reached hint ut all, and tint it was Ihnl Taylor nomination onty, tint was accepted.-' The tone and tenor of Gen. Taylor's letter, it will bo seen, justifies this conclusions of the Einrtss. The .lllittny Journal, of Monday evening lias , , . , , . . .1 . n mim nnie.ln. nvtilnn.itnrv nf thn nrrmiilttrp ox '. " , , iiiiiuiiiL. x uu .uurmu Bills.' 1 .. , ., . n,.,.! .1.., i.... ;.,, ,cr ,i,n nTrcnmst.ancos sta option than tint, should ho be elected, of administering the Government with a sincere and honest desire to promote the welfare of the whole American reoplc. " Wc come, at last, therefore, to a correct understanding of Gen. Tnylor's position. Ho is a Whig in sentiinenL'but refuses to ho a Party Candidate. This is higher, and perlnps better ground than that whicli wo occupy. Ho promises to "avert tho downward tendency of thin!'8." and to brinir back, in the conduct of ! - - E i 0;irlv I'ro&itlotit.' A""ain tlio Journal savs : j'jCt ,'he que.,ti,m m'Y bo viewe(t fr ft mo- I i.i: .r.: .i. :..i i imcnt, in its, to us, new aspect. Gen. Tavlor or Gov. Cass must be our next President. From this conclusion there is no escape. And be tween such candidates there can bo no hesita tion, with Whigs, to make a selection." The Journal concludes its article as follows, whicli, wc think, places matters "m statu 'ho ne bcllum!" " It is due to Mr. Fillmore, who resides among lie, tl.t.t - -lf..ia n,. .I.. .l.n M... ..I'll.. . ill -inte has iiroiiy ui.-iiin ...invii "iuiuiu 1113 .iiiiieour .pm".uudKr,,tu,,deudl'Pl'roval. His course, in regard to tho Whig n tori-nch a liiah an I mi-, Convention, to Gen. lavlor, and to our Whig fri"iiils at the Soutli, has been consistent und faithful. "An.l fimlly, to prevent misnpprehension, it should be kno'cn that we are alone responsible lor the .Mieling of Saturday Ecening. It was called under a conviction tint a crisis h id ar rived winch demanded consultation; that Whigs should meet and ascertain where they stand, and whitthev hive to stand on. I It is not necessary tint wo should miko professions of respect and regard for Gen. Tay lor. Hut our nilinimtion of Ins many anil trroat virtues, does not require us to applaud what our judgment does not approve. We do not like hia Letters to Messrs. Lippard and Prindle. Hut ne iln, nntwititetand these drawbacks, re gard him as incomparably more worthy of tho Presidency, than Gen. C.iss." Our amiable Free Soil friends of tlie Courier publish Van Huron's interminable special plead ing letter, accepting tho Buffalo nsr-iirution, without a iron of comment ! ! Van Huron's " CONTINL'F.n OlM'IISITIIIN TO TIHT MEASURE." (the abolition of Slavery in the District of Columbia) is a damper on the " Liberty" Sec. tion of tho ' Freo Soil" Party ! I'liinful Accident. Wo nre pained to announce a nielancholly accident tint occured yesterday, afternoon at the residence of Gen. Arthur. A bright and lovely boy, .", years old, son of Lieut. Arthur of tlio Army, nnd grand son of Gen. A. received an injury, last Saturday, from a pretty severe ' fall uinm tho 1I00 ,ld" "l""' u"- uo' top, though 110 dangerous i ,i,..i , consequences were appreliended. esterday af. ternoon, however, while at play witlia younger brother, he again fell from a Wheel-barrow ' "'''I' "'" h tho two were niiiusing them-selves, and before Medical aid could bo obtained, he ceased to breathe! The precious injury must 1 have been more serious than was supposed, and coiuriuiucu mainiy to ine paintiii nnu tutnl re- I nllll. VAN BUREN1SM. If there was ever a candidate for office ecii liarly odious to the Whigs of Vermont, tint candidate is Martin Van Iluren. Vermont Wliip have never learned to respect craft and . 1 1 . 1 . cunning, trickery nnd stratagem, in men who I arc held up for ollices that Stateme.n ought to fill. Thero was a thousand times nioro danger l.n, l.n.. ....... 1.1 ..tnt.1 llu.ie .nmtentini, nn.l .on. ' 7.rto Uio htraiyht-fonvnrd nnJ muIUpuiseU . - i i .i usurpattons of Gen Jackson than there ever was that they would be caught by the double. dealing nnd sly knaveryof I an Iluren. In the Etiiv.n Aile.n stato a highway-robber, who demands "your money or your life" in open - - . dnv-liL'ht. is a far more respectauio man man 3 I ..... the midnight, sneaking burglar ! He of good cheer t Our accounts fiom various parts of theCoun- tyaroofthe most cheering character. 1 lie f mall potato? stratagem of Ihe locolocos, to swallow up the Third Party and, bv creating dissensions in the Whig ranks, smuggle a Ueofvo into the .. ... ,i .- . .i i .- Senate to vote nnd intrigue against lite e ecl.on ofa Whig U.S. Senator by the Legislature, liuinbiii!k nobody so badly as it does tho maiinirerj. , l'nV. don'l dance easily to Van Huren and V music, and old Chittenden will give a good acceuiit of hetfelf next Tuesday, Mr. KAsn has succeeded In giving corrency to the opinion that Ihe Town, COUNTY, and State elections arc ol first-rate importance; an opinion that will prove absolutely falal to 7u hoppi of an election! A decided impression prevails, ton, that the in' considerable secessions that have occurred from the Whig Party leave It less " rotten and ikm nable " than an ex-Collector and his Sondn-lavr tire sure it has been I The District, loo, is sate. Until the young Whig editor of the Van Buren Whig Paper in nurlinglon can give a satisfactory answer to Mr. Bvixgto.n's unfortunate question : " What is the .matter with Mit. Marsh 1" the Whigs of the District will prefer iiim as their represen tative to any reformed or unrcforrned Polk-and-D.dlas Locofoco thai can be picked up ! D-Thc Meeting in Iliticsburgll, yesterday, was an excellent one, in all respects. Tiie at tendance was large, and for more than throe hours Mr. Marsh addressed the audience, and nplicd to tlie interrogatories that were put to him. The good effects of this meeting, we flatter ourselves, will be seen ntil Tuesday. U Judge Rr.nriELn declines being the con gressional Candidate of the Old Hunkers in the Fourth Di-tnct. The late Elections have resulted more favor able for the Wings than was, at fir-t reported. The "nuiso and confusion" of Locofoco and Frco Soil crowing having subsided, it is well to survey tlio ground. Tho Whig Governor in .Yorth Carolina is elected by over 1000 majority, and, instead of the Legislature being equally divided, the Whigs hav e a majority of Uor l on joint ballot. Ktnluchi is Whig, but not by a. reduced majo rity. Mr. Critte.mie.n is elected Governor by a much larger majority than was received by his predecessor. In hint both Loco Foco Aleinbers of Congress are 110 elected. One of tlio two elected is a Whig; nor is it vet known that tlie Legislature is Loco Foco. The Whigs certainly- have a majority in the Senate. In IVisconsin, tlie indications) are by no means un favorable. The Loco Focos have elected tliern but two of tlie five Circuit Judges ! This ar gues very well for November. DT The Free Soil Courier displays the good taste to sneer at Mr. I'angdoi:, the Whig can didate for Town Representative, as an Underta ker. If the "very respectable" managers of that high-toned concern prefer the position tf ' mourners," tiicy will be gratified Tuesday n.'Xt ! A Qunndnry. Several honest and sincere members of the latu "Liberty Party" have been no ticed lately anxiously enquiring " Where they auc V Mr. Van Duron's letter nc- cepting the Buffalo nomination, but, at the same time, avowing his " continued opposi tion,'' in opinion, to the abolition of Slavery in the District of Columbia, reminds them that they recently belonged to a Party thnt were in ruvur, unwuatuonatty, of ilie ' Im mediate." abolition of shivery in that District, and tiicy would like to know where that party is. Wc can tell them. It is thn Whig Party, who have always held that doctrine. For the Daily Free Fress. Notes on Politics. mfaJ'j' Story's opinion if a President. "All, that seems desirable in order lo gratify ihe " hopes, secure the reverence, and sustain the dignity " of ihe nation, is, that it (ihe executive department) "should alwi)s be occupied by a man of elevated tab "ems, of ripe virtues, of incorruptible integrity, and " ol tried patriotism ; one, who shall forgei his own " interests, and remernVr, llial he represents NOT A " PARTY, HUT THE WHOLE NATION ; one, ' whose lame may be rested with posterity, not opon " the lalse eulogies ol favorites, but upon the folid mer "it of hiving preserved the glory, and enhanced the " prosperity id the country." In the above beautiful language, Jodge Story dos es his remarks on the Constitutional powers ond du ties of the Executive. It will not be said that he wrote it under n partisan influence, or with nny other desire than lo express his views of a man filled lo occupy thi elevated iwsttion of nn American President. As on ardent odmirer of the Constitution, as a lover of bhi country, and as one earnestly seeking to perpetuate by his writings the glory ond prosperity of the Union, he drew this portrait of a President, which moslririk every one os being in the main ihe portrait of Zaciu rv Tayi-ok himself. In orderto lest the truth of thu remark, we have only to po back to ilu- period before Gen. Taylor crossed the path ol parly, when alltyes were turned upon htm, and every generous besom ac corded tolilmilie heroic soul, llie noble, the warm and sympathizing heart of n truly brave and great man Per ha no man ever stood higher ill the opinion cl ihe American People no man ever received horn his countrymen such uuiters.il commmdaiion for his deeds. Tlie eyes of the nation were upon him and the hearts of the peojile were with him; and when they clearly saw in him not only great military geni us, but also a soul ond a heart breathing the spirit of Peace, and qualities lli.it would adorn and beautify any station in civil life, their admiration iuereased, ond they instinctively poinied lo him as woithy tho highe-t honor of a great and free people. AVhat, I ask, was implied in this opinion rf (Tie A uierican public and Press 1 was Gen Taylor quail ed for President. Ere the hobby riders took the course, and ere llie Administration parly saw llie fall necessity of KMiring its poison and malice inio lb public mind, I submit it the qualities above enumerat ed were not conceded to Gen. Taylor by all. With camhd men I will now leave it to say whether cr not (Sen. Taylor is a man "of ri,ir virtue ji of incorruptible integrity, and of tried patriotism," Is he not one also w ho seems ever ready to forget " his own interests" nnd would desire to remember "that he represents not a parly, but the whole nation" ! even now, is he not one, "w hose fame may be rested with posterity, not ip- onthe falseeulogies of favoriies.but upon the snfiii mer- I .. .. . .... . . " 01 naiintf pnrierveu ine giorr, ana enh.nctd lb rroswnty of ine country I" ful,y conccdea hc Ut - f!f vafd tilf nt, .. B Ini,iary llun ,iu( who wou!J Qs!ert hj Taylor is yuiey a military man, or that his is a milita- ry character any more than Washington's was such, Both were educated in the tented field, and both spent ineiryouui mine occupation oi arais. 1 here nun- ifriat lit n... Tn... .1.. I f. ...I ... ...11. u.,u, ,11c-anuic love mi ine pracciui quiet of agricultural pursuits ; the some simplicity of manners, and love of tnvth ; the mine touching sod beautiful tenderness of heart; the same evennes of mind; the same far-reaching foresight; nnd the some strong common sense, that belonged to George Wash. jngton. 1 do not ossert that these things belong to the characters of both in the same degree in kind ( they ate similar. Few men are so fortunate in this cn,tiou' worU " ,' mmt m ' hi,eh ?f ac,lon' ' where it is their duty lo conunnni while others must . ol, .illlHUl inclirrin), many r.,,rg,. for wrongful acl, rew nwl, cnn exercise high authority and not nbuse the trust. Yet Gen. Taylor with unwavering '. rectitude has discharged the most important datics, and, what is more eitraoirnnsry, use v asnwgion, won the besru of sll sround him. If ws joback j