Newspaper of The New York Herald, May 10, 1845, Page 6

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Tabernacle, on .Tuesday, to witness tin* tonus und ceremonies oI ihe grand opening. ?Mr. Wm. Lloyd ' iakkisom called (he meetnm tu order, at about half-patd 10 o'clock. The Treasurer's Report of the linajiciul condition ot the Society wue now read. I>y which it uinjured the Society was out ol debt-was in a floun.-hins condition, und by following out the cash ij.J.-, in tended to remain so. 'i he whole amount of mone) re eeived during the year, uas 4;l 0/Vhich ^"C^,pV0'1- lo tUe Ant'-Slavery Standard, i he.c remuns in the ti easury a balance of *120 <6. in* % history and doings ol Hit- Society, dur '"S'he past year, was now read. j... J. Kl,Uriu'01'.L ta"' K??d-lookin* mulatto, wus intro S ,e, J>. ,tlje Chairman, and saiu-.Mr. I resident ifcan.m aV^^ear? wer? 'M>t more than .0 persons who could be assembled ut an Anti-SIa a ?/? "' ani^ '^at "?W when we meet,wo see such ?v toucourse, I thank O&l und take courage. 1 feel nat nowcrcr cloud) it may have been, the prospect ol' the speedy advent ol liberty is now bright. The Anti laverv enterprise does not propose merely freeing a lew negroes. No. ;t aims for the establishing oi those principles for which our father* shed their blood. I come llOt luu'st oct ft i ii. it., a i ... - . ? ? "iwi uui IUU1US BliCU II1C1I U1UOU. 1 Com not here aa a colored man I know that slavery strike, at the root of the whole liberty tree. (Applause.) It is Becoming creditable to be considered an abolitionist. I cannot but feel encouraged that every > ear opens bright er scenes to those who have pledged their lives, their lortunes, and their sacred honors to this holy cuu?o iV.reat cheering ) Mr. Anderson took his seat, and was follow cd by the eloquent orator of,B?,ton' who commenced by of it ling the following resolution ;? Resolved, That having long since recognized and pro ?f thpC| , V f ou'y K-*odus for the slave, out r.S O bo"<laf?? our tim?. w ould bo over the ruins of the present union and the present sectarian or S^ofZ'.'1,"? f,0Clely.1 rei?'ccs in thu thick coming the ma,Inc.. of Southern amiitioL'hw oSa^d^setf' , . b" 11 l'" sunder the covenant with ,ir,,,n> n ; \ ZtSv !',a;hbOUnd tW,]1 ,0 th? ?lave-hold"ng chS'clfe"^ nlauie ) Mr"" IV c?!'e ,?,T"0". si" (1 remendous ap oieeiine fl^ii dent' 1 1k>- that resolution before tho meeting nrstlj, because it includes the fundamental dP>?" Jvhich """ sociot> based ; and. secondly because it makes, in the face of the people, the proposi tion that uo abolitionist can consistent') support tho American constitution?in fact, that he could have no of this Union U ?"L' ?rgl,1'atjt,,,do at 1,10 sundering 01 tills Union. Wo are called fanatics, because we i?-?. fcume to draw an mdiatnient against the civil and eccle siastical orgaiu/.ations of this country. This is a task we have not sought. When you, Mr. President firstbohilv )rat imn>ediate emancipation w';>s the only remedy toi tins country's evils, you went to tho reliffious *? l''"u'u, y ?r Boston and asked for their co-operation anil assistance. But you louud, and all our past endeavors to lookTo'ti tu"' not far-sjghtedness enough inn- tn .i , " ^ ol Ul? rut,,re. butvwere basely bow ing to the prejudices of the present. And alter lonir VX'aZe!mVe tl,ut nightman^ against wliicf we were itrugglmg, was the so called christian church We have looked to the churches long, and seen that' ViXIFW rVe"lent the 19"> century originate,I without the church, and found its first obstacles in re Jig ous organizations. The church is a stranded vLsse! and amid the glad waves of change, lit by the smiles of the masses, we are sweeoinir hv it "? siniios ot has been borne onward,"a'nd? Z r'.uon'*which'^ was once treason to speak liirhtlv nf ii S'js s t.sf;,,,,' c"* at anv L?d 1^,on> the , r>' now is " Libertn ciilla^c'^ wM.w.JSsr rtx-zrJr ,t "Aali ^elerminod to hit wiOi "1 our s ppSStf#5 foundation, slavery has been every thing" Aui, 'nIhi - sssr-Bi nestly virtuous man can be the leader of anv I , ?' party W hy didn't the democratic party keep John7 Calhoun at W ashington.' Because h? u'L .^'i wicked. Men call John G. Calhoun and onr worthy'ftllf Misrs Hi'S! they are now building. Mr Phii . Cocli' of. ,New Vork- ?t tho conclusion of hillips speech, said she did not wish to nintun. ?ltewtu'w^'lUH'In""ri,Flea' " '""["?I"""" ; oftliat ^pSSSii hnd it not been re,,..wn i Tk v ' , 1 November, sf&mpmm military and naval force is sustained to aid the Slave States in their institutions, anil we of the North are called on to aid them in their difficulties. If their slaves raise the banner of liberty, we promise te crush them. This is not an exaggerated picture of our subservience to them Keistance to tyrants is ac counted obedience to God. Yet, though tiie land hon ored their fathers for their actions in times gone by, and pruned the memories of Hancock, Ydams, Jetleison. and others, ihould one arise on a southern plantation, tliej would be immediately Crushed. Two million', sc., i hnndred thousand (laves might rise in their might, jet, the bayorets of soldiery, and physical force, prevents it Furthermore, if a man I* enriched by slave trading, his political power is increased bv it. es, ho must tram ple on every tie, arrogate to himself supreme authority, float in a sea of human blood, and not think it enough to en-lave human souls and break up tdl family lies but he must needs make this outcast class a stepping-stone to political power. The memories of ancient tyrants will lie remembered with reverence, in comparison to that ol those wlio indulge in these odious courses at this da) . It halbc'-ri reserved for professed Christian* to reward heaven-daring crime with political power. Sho knew m'irh had ! eon m I about the preamble t>f the I on-Litu tion being i>nti- liveij, but. *he would a? !s. could a Union esist vetween fieedom and vlnvery -righteous fit is and ungodline- ' 'l'here could be no more inn there was between tb ves und robl < rs. There w is no hull-way house in thi- matter; every man who is in favor ol t. e American | nion, i a slave-holder. Vud he, who is in favor of fir' m,, ha in hi* mind di solved inr t nion. 1 he young 1 ,!y i m, , ? in this strain ut some length, and concluded, after rii bribing the honors ol slavery and slave trade wi'h toe following sentime n : Down, down with the blood) i mon ; dow i with it ; li t us pluck down that banner whoso stm gleam l.i.e do moo eyes, and rend those tripe which are emblematic of the cruelties prin ti ed on the slave*. Vi union with ulivchoMers ) let ns trample undei do: the gor, com pact witti wrinkled slavery. Thi- last c\ploi ion'tsas re ceived with m ngled hisses and applause, which la-ted for a considerable time. W m. li. i , ol Kentucky, the a-. oci: te of ('. M Clav, a lmue.l the sririt and eloqtten'-p ol \Iiss Hit li Co. a a.I ('.on 'ui'oi iled her. Fhougii she had. p< rlmp ?ver been ut i ,.c llonth, yet, Itci des \ ipiiun oi slavery (as by no mean?? ev./-:erated. Me spoke isieroly. l'. i>d, to introduce him ell to them, an I allot some ie irks on the prospects of the ,?! olition of slavoiy in Ken ky, lie co eluded. Hev. llrsi'T timtw, of Vhilarfelphia, rose nnd com need to explain bis view of the t oii4ituti?u. I But ether the fact thai the clock in the church pointed to ?, and conjured tip vision- of dinner to the imagination the au hence, from \\ liichat le:ist the* would not w ,sn be di?s ilveil, or whe'ber the fame ol tho spe ikei had ne before him, and they were unwilling to ii*^ t! . ii *res, we know not ; but certain it is, tt.ey rose w itli n|. ost one accord, and were about to lent e him to declaim em(,ty benches ; and such would undoubtedly h:\c en the result had not the worthy l haiinniii, Mr .1 ni. n, come fo> ward and most imploringly besceched tho . Who remained, to stay and listen to the n niarks of t Mntleinnn, which ho assured them should be brief Home ?few acceded to his prayers, and after quiet had been re Mored, the peecli was resumed.] He snid, that ift'c Con Motion has failed to accomplish the gloiiotn wo liberty, it wn- time it was alteied. lb depre -ate I t ? "ea of a no.n. ml 1 huri nnd that joined with ! old. rs?he hud no doubt that there were men in the hu clj who feared (Jod. but the influence ol tho Church as a body, w is opposed to righteousness nnd the bencto jen- 'hat Christ inculcated. K IJououts ne\t a idies>ed tho meeting. Ilewnsocol ?r?rt ? ,;i , | slated that he was alrmd be could say noth V t i ?mU I e considered to the point. He had not yet learned huu to speak; his early life had done much to un lit in* appearing at ail, and were it not that the audi ence wcie greatly lessened in number to what they were ut first, he would not have ventured to speak at all. He had lung cherished a w i-.ii to f? ? I before an audiencc in the Tahernaclo, and tuoog'i he could not add anything to what ha l been said Hoarding tho < (institution or Church, he could state something in regard to slavery, lie is a sla\e and ran away seven years ago; he then passed | through this city in no small hum, and passed to New | Bedford, wiieie he resided three years; since then he had ? become know n to the Anti-Slavery Society, and was en- . gaged now in telling people about slavery and what it ! w ould produce. As only one white man from Kentucky | had spoken, he would address them as a Southern man.? ' When Miss Hitchcock was describing slavery, some might have doubted her description, but he could unite with his friend from Kentucky in declaring that she fell short of her description of the realities of slavery. He would tell w hat he knew. He did not comc from Louis iana or Alabama, which had the wont reputation, but lioni Maryland, where it exists in the mildest form; still he could detail atrocities that had been committed, that would make the blood run cold. He lived on the planta tion ot'Col. K. Lloyd, on the Kastutn Shore of Maryland, and was owned by that gentleman's clerk; on that plan tation he had seen horrors, which, although lie risk ed his li4e in revealing names, for the sake of sintering humanity, he must tell them, and he gloried in the risk Tho overseer of the plantation, by name Austiu Oore, was u man suite* in every respect to his ottice; proud, cruel, artful, and obdurate?he has seen him practice the most revolting cruelties, anil on one occasion he abso lutely shot a negro by tho name of Denbigh, and yet not even judicial investigation was held; and though thus cruel, lie hn< no doubt this Mr. <?ore, St. .Michaels, Tal bot county, Aid , is as much respected as if no blood rest ed 011 him. He went o.i detailing various atrocities, and after aiguing at some longtli on the question of the suj> port ol the I iiion by libcity men, concluded with much applause The meeting then adjourned till the afternooi^ at the Minerva Rooms. The convention met pursuant to adjournment at 3 o'clock. A variety of uninteresting business was transacted, managers appointed for the ensuing year, when a discussion ensued upon a projiosition to refer the executive committee's report without reading to the business committee. Miss Abuy Kbt.t.y?1 hope the re|Hirt will be read, particularly that portion which f-;?-aks of our foreign relations. Our foreign relations are becoming more and more important. The power of steam has closely allied the two countries; and how do we know but what England will shortly come here and do great and wonderful works? (Treason, treason, shouted a full-blooded native.) The friend did'nt understand me. The abolitionists, holding the bal nice of power will prevent treason. A long discussion followed, the subject of which was whether slaveholders should be called by the hard names which have been applied to theni by many abolitionists. Stephen S. Foster, (the author of a book called " The Brotherhood of Thieves.)?For my part I would apply the names of pirate, thief and robber to the slavenolder^becauae they describe his character truly. And 1 would apply them with equal forcii to the ministers and church?members of the land?for they countenance their crimes. Many an American clergyman enters his pulpit with the urice of his daughter in his pocket ; the coat on his back bought with the price of his daughter's prostitution. Mr. Frazer, (Clergyman.)?I deny the statement? give us some proof. .\1 r. Foster?1 state it as a fact, and I can prove it. Mr. Kit izr.it?Well, sir, give us the fact. Mr. Foster?I wil give a fact lrom the mouth of an American clergyman?and if your clergymen will lie, its you rowu lookout.[More Mr.F. read a long letter from clergyman at the South, stilting that lie knew many cler gymen \vho had sold their ow u children.] It dosn t cost half as much to buy a licence to committ lust and prostitution now as it used to of the old I'ope. I can, for ?400, buv the daughter of an American clergyman, and do with her as I please. Mr. Fiia7.fr?Plea-.e explain what you mean by buy ing the child of a clergyman. Mr. FoiTi-.it?At the South, it is a well-known fact, that manv of the children of white men arc sold as slaves, and 1 appeal to you if they are not quite as likely to he children of ministers as other men. 1 appeal to the re ports of the Moral Heform Society, if ministers arc notn? liable to commit such crimes as other men. I should be loth to trust a female friend of mine mitli a minister, if he owned her as his property. [Here two colored ladies, both blushing deeply, left the hall, setting a most excel lent example for their white sisters ] Mr. President, the American church and clergy w ill grant me a licence to go to the Capitol of this country, and buy and sell wo men *nd children, and have my choice out of ail who pass through my hands. Mr. Bhadlev, (a colored brother.)?Would it not be better, .Mr. Foster, to use lunguage in better taste. [Mr. F. here took n glass of water, probably to wash out the taste 1 Do you not think, sir, ) ou season your beefsteak a little too high 1 I know you will answer me in this way. Mr. FosTf-n.?You had better let me answer for myself. Mr. Bhadi ey.?[ nm a Southerner, and feel deeply in terostcd in the welfare of the slave, and 1 want our friends to be discreet? Mr. Garrison, (coming to the relief of his friend Fos ter.)?1 don't think we vo nictt.> decide matters of taste, and 1 am sorry to see a brother, coined as he is, talk about matters of taste. Mr. BR\m.KY.?Don't you think n colored man can have any taste I _ Mr. Powi.i.i . (another eolored man.)?I disagree with Friend Foster, and think his language very abusive. The fact is, he is very long-winded, and utters a good many sayings that are indigestible. I've followed 3. 8. Kostcra good many miles, and I know him well. (Hisses and great confusion.) 1 claim the right to iqteak. Vou lay this is a free platform. (Cries of " Foster, Foster, go on, sit down." Ike.) 1 want our friends to ponder well before they utter sentiments so injurious to us. Mr. Foiter lias not told the truth, for rolored ministers will not legalize the sale of human beings. Mr Foster.?What we have seen shows us that anti slavery has nothing to do with color. I did not come here to defend the cause of the colored man, but to de fend iny own rights, and those of my wife and children. If we do not speak against the stealing and sidling of niegert, (ns they are called) our ow n children will b? sold. The lime is not far distant, when bv the intervention of a foreign foe, the colored man will ho the master, and the white man will wear the chains. There may bo au anti-slavery minister in this city, but 1 don't know of one. (A gentleman mentioned Rev. Wm. H. Channing.) Wm. II. Channing is not acknowledged as a clergyman; if he was, lie would not be in this movement. He nad to hecomo an " infidel" before he could enter that door. 1 hope to-morrow all the ministers of this city will come n mid defend themselves I maintain this position, that of all the infamous places of resort in this city, the meeting houses arc the basest (Groans, hisses and cries of " Carry him out.") They are the mother of harlots, and thc<'ages of unclean birds. If you want to find the unclean birds, and every thing that is t ile, go to your churches next Sunday. (Great sensation.) Mr. 15nadi.ev?I believe our friend Foster professes to bo a Christian, and? Vnu i in the crow d?I believe you are mistaken. Mr. Bradlet?If he is, 1 don't see how lie can use such language towards the Christian churches. Ilrrc about twenty persons commenced talking at once, and a general row ensued, above which the voice of Garrison was heard crying "order, order," b?t he might as well havo called spirits from the vasty deep for the devil was let loose among the reformers, and there was no stopping him. Amid yells and shouts wo took our departure from amongst these peace-loving, calm-minded philosophers. Grrnl Antl-Mlivvery nu?l Vigilance Klectln); ut the Zlon Chiipt'l. A meeting of ihc above denomination took place on Wednesday evening nt the Zion Chapel, corner of Leonard and Church strcetn, which was jammed almost to suffocation, coupling the fact of th<- heat of the evening and the extraordinary physiological phenomena of the peculiar odor given oil by the cut it wa of the descendants of Ham. We invested 11 quarter in some strong scented nnsnfirtcila, and in lull luith in the homopathic doctrine of rimilii vimiiihiu ciirmtlur, wo ventured down to the precincts ol Leonard street, arid having entered the /ion Church, that temple sanctiticd to the me of tho-o whose completion rival the darkest olunjr? we quietly took our scat and prepared to tnkc note* ol the ?-a> iiifi--* and doings of Uie<o vigilant charac ters, or modem " Wide-awake < lub," who iu thii week of aimiver^at ics and lestivals, nie unw illing to lag bc liind in tic good work, and thus celebrate their ow n an n . ei ,11 \. I he rhuioh w as crow .led to its utmost capa city. by "il.e belli ' an.I beaux of the city that is. the d. i*l. I'-.ition. The newest spring fashions weie hero displfI on their classic forms; and in the gloomy cor ners o't tin bllil.iiiiz, notw ithstanding that the object of 11.i* mcet'-.j; u? vi^lamo we noticed several young ? bucks" e! '. i'''' the watchfulness of parents and gum di ms, r tilling 'oft noii'en*o iy'o the ear* ol the blush ing dm' one-, thus pioviug that tlmugh they took no p.rt i>i the action ol the meeting, si ll they were not for L'1-tfnl el exorcising due vigilance lor themselves. Mt'-: w ait.tig for considerable time past the appointed !:?> , tlir ompnti) In gan to an ive, amongst whom we noticed Mr loin ou, Charles 15. Wi.iy, nad I. T. Jack n i l <| Mi. .Johnson wu< voted to the chair, and Mr. Winy win appointed Secretary, I ho ii eetiug was the i nod w itli prayer hy'the Kev. lr. Kone.t, utter wliich the Secretary addressed the emhliu'e on the subject of slavery, 'bowing how ".hi) slave had ran away from ditieient masters in the South, and co.ae to the committee in New \ ork forpio t ?? tion, and mentioned the number as being I1M. lie si I the) h In einbled there to carry out the principles of liberty, to.d he bad no doubt but all those who Weie t en present would join with them, if they were Chris t ins, and give 11.*? ir \<>i, e ami aid to free men from ?dm e y ?ho w ere tne s;i>nn Hosh and I loo.I as thcmseivi s, lie h n stated tlie proi i e iings ol lust j ear, aaJ mention ed tm- w -i'tla <Jth anniversary of their Society reeling*, and that much Rood h id been done?theie u morp still to be done, and be ws sure the commit ti e did not make the | resent appeal in vain to the heart ' n il toolings of humanity, lie laen announced that the | b dari. e - iim due to the irca.suti r was f ,:>0 ? >0 cent*. Mr Iv.lsi son, being called 10 . spoke as follows \ ' ii who a -lit slave* in any slia; i must know well w I the) urn about, and what the) nie doing. ! '1 no i(iout pipieiple of vigilance i* libeity. Wo : " -'l' : sen I.le.I here to help mi l r esist tlio e who i e i ape from slavery, from the < lin ol the tyrant and a- - ! sussin. How iiniiort.'iiit this may be, r< 11,04, yet In lie -1 on I Kin totally oppoied to slavery Di)?olf. in all t. brancho-, bei ausu it u a second-hind murder. Articles I (Vwoen a slave and a slaveholder are null and void, to all intents and purjioses. A inau has no 1 igld to w iehl a power he does not po**ess. 1 have a right to hear, be cause I iave the power of hearing, and to see, because I have the powar of seeing ; and, ridiculous as it may a|{ pear to a New York audience, 1 say that any man who would assist to keep a fellow creature in slavery, is ten told worse than a criminal. Vigilance committees are ofet sential use, and ought to be established all over the coun try to assist tli** committee in New York, to carry out this great object i would have no idea, as lias been hitherto done, that of sending slaves to Canada, the idea of taking slaves out of a damnable slavery, and sending then un der the lJritisli llag, is preposterous in the extreme. No, I would sooner leave the slave w here he was, in sla very, tliau take him out of the " frying pan, and put him in tiie lire." Sending slaves to Kngland is a bad?(a voice,) not from here, we don't know that. Mr. Jackson still continued in the same strain, waging his vehemence against the British llag, and declaring himself to be a thundering out and out, true born, free born, (and a great many other horns) democrat, and again would add, that it would grieve him to see a slave enter under the flag of tyranny and oppression. Here Mr. Jackson concluded this last declaration amid applause and hissos. Mr.Haiikktt was then called on, who, for a length of time, did not answer, and " (iarnett," '? Ciarnett," was the w ar cry nil over the house. Mr. G. still remaining in his hiding" placc, there was a thundering call for "Droder" Douglass. Here the spirit moved " broder" (iarnett, a co lored evangelical, who at last came forwanl amidst plau dits, hisses, groans and roars of laughter, and evaporated as follows:?" Leddees and gcnleins"?" genleras and leddees."?I stand here and it would be mure pleasing to my feelings if iny fronts lia.l not " plaudit! mo so much." It much reminds me of scenes through which I have passed. There was a remark made by Mr. my front Jackson about Canada, and I must say 1 would ra ther go to Canada anil have the roaring lion grin ning with his foaming jaws at mc, than remain a slave under the eagle of the United States, (treat applause). At this moment we noticed a reporter wtio had been ta king a note of tiie proceedings, grow pal?. We suppose that tiie delicate aroma which so gratefully delectated our olfactory organs proved too much for his too suscep tible nose, and as he gradually subsided from the sanc tuary, we were forcibly reminded of the oft repeated quotation, " Su-ei ls to the sweet." I In a few minutes Mr.Gamett proceeded in his usual strain, iu some degree condemning the policy of Mr. Jackson ; at all events until they had made a collection in the room, and said they wanted grease to oil their Ajiti-Slavery railroad cars here, the apostle looked towards the middle of the audience With a languishing eye and said, lie ;^w there a broder?yes, a broder who would warm all your hearts to-night, and which will make you put your hands in your pockets and take therefrom the oil the Committee at present require, that is five dollar pieces with eagles on them, square and round dollars, and this is the grease wo require. You know, my frents. 1 am a sort ol a "Jack O Pinchbackn?l knows everything and nothing, and care not for " aristocratic, democratic, mob ocratic or any other cratic government.'' Brother Douglass then addressed tho meeting in a very eloquent speech, dwelling principally on the slavery system, and stated that it must he torn up by its great root. After which a collection was made and the meeting separated without the slightest breach of the peacc. Anniversary Meeting of the Board of Foreign SIlMlonsof tlie Presbyterian Church, held at Dr. Alexander's Church We were much pleased last Monday In learn the flourishing condition of the Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church, and we tkought, as we listen ed to the eloquent remarks of the reverend gentle men, that if the various reli'ious denominations would only co-operate with eu.'n other in these bene volent and Christian enterprises, instead of waging a furious war, as they have hitherto done, on minor points of theological doctrine, how nmeh greater nonor would redound totheCnureh and its minis ters. Dr. Mn.tjcn, of Princeton, the Chairman of the Board of Foreign Missions, presided. After singing an appropriate hymn, and afervent prayer by the ve nerable President, which served to attune the minds of the audience for the interesting exercises which were to follow, Dr. Snodorass made a few pertinent remarks to usher in the reading of the report by Walter Lowrie, lisq., the Corresponding Secretary of the Board. It appears from the report that he receipts for the past year have been $88.80!) 58 Deduct balance of last year, &.C 6,106 74 Leaving for the service of the ;-car Hi.67*2 84 [ The expenditures for the year have been. . . 81,469 71 Leaving a balance in the treasury of $1,303 1.1 The Board has sent out duiing the year twelve new missionaries, as follows : 1 to Texas, 1 to the Creek In dians, 2 to the Iowa and Sac Indians, 1 to Africa, and 7 to China. The Board have under their direction, '21 Missionaries to Texas ; 3 do. to Creek Indiais : 8 do. to Iowa, Sac and Otoe Indians ; 4 do. to Chippeva and Ottawa Indians ; 10 do. to Western Africa ;'21 do. to Lodiana Mission, Hindostan ; 12 do. to Allahabad Mission ; 15 do. to Fur mkhnbad Mission ; 15 do. to China?Making B'2 Mission aries in all engaged under the directions of the Board in ushering in the miilenium. Translation?There have been published, or are ready for publication, four Gcspels, in Panjabi; the Fan jabi Dictionary; a number of tracts in Hindoo; in Chi nese, the Epistle to the Kphesians, Explanation of the Ten Commandments, and the Gospel by Luke. Schools.?The Board has under the superintendance of its missionaries seventeen schools, containing about 768 scholars. All of these schools are in an eminently pros perous condition, and contrast favorably with the Eng lish mission schools in their neighborhood. The presses of the Board at the various missions have published, under the supervision of the missionaries, 8,733,0j0 pages, in different languages; and it may be well to observe, that in the Chinese language they nave published nearly 1,000,000, and a fount of over'20,000 characters. There have been issued of the Missionary Chronicle 6,-240 copies, and of the Foreign Missionary 14,'200 copies. The Siamese mission is suspended. The Board has remitted to Geneva, for the purpose of evan gelising Europe, $3,030. The Kev. Di. Alexander then addressed the audience in an eloquent and impressive manner. Wo took full notes of his address, but a-; we have not room to insert it, we would merely say for the present, that it was a great ifying change from the regular stereotyped anniversary harruiigues to which we have been accustomed to listen ; nothing tame, insipid, and matter of course about it?but eloquent, earnest and energetic. Twenty-Ninth Annlversaiy of the New York Sunday School Union. This interesting occasion was celebrated on Tues day afternoon, at the Tabernacle, where exercises appropriate to the occasion, were performed. The inside of the Tabernacle presented a lively, pleasing, and picturesque appearance. The ground floor was occupied by the children of the various Sabbath Schools, with their teachers, and at the back of the reading desk, nnd in front of the or gan, wi re the children of the Protestant Half Or phan Asylum, who looked exceedingly neat and clean, and interesting. The little lads were all dressed in grey clothes, with white turned over shirt collars, tied with a plain black ribbon ; and the little girls, in checked flocks, with white aprons, and neat gingham sun bonnets, upon^their heads. Some of the little cieatures appeaiod to be perfectly lost in awe, delight and wonderment, and * ill probably recol lect the occasion until the day ol their death. The whole appearance was gay and cheerful in the extreme. Many banners, containing scriptural devices and inscrip tions, very neatly executed, which were placed in vari ous parts ot the room, added to tho pretiiness of the scene The galleries were tilled with spectators, mostly females, wh> appeared to participate in the delight of 1 the juveniles, most of them being parents or relatives of the younger actors in the days performance. The txor cisej began with a hj mn, commencing " Come, ye children, nnd adore him, Lord of all, he reigns above, Come and worship, now before him, He hath callod you by his love."' Which was sung by nil the children, in very good tuno nnd time, nnd having n very pleasing effect, the shrill ness of ttiw children'* voices being tempered by the deeper sounds ol the organ. After the hymn, one of the licv ei end gentlemen present, made a prayer; after which, another hymn, composed for the occasion, was sting. 'I he Rev Mr. Auhott then delivered a brief tort of address suited to the capacity of his hearers and appro priate to the occasion but .such contained a little too much cant to piea^e the more sensible portion of the audience. A ltev. gentleman fiom New Jersey, then delivere I another adores1 a prayer was n aile- another hy mn or two wc;o sung and grace pronounced. It hail teen pro pose.t that a pt occasion should hp formed ot 3 o'clock to l march down to tlio ll ittery, but from the length ot time occupied in the e ier isai: within doors, the outdoor ilis nl iy was not so greut, a* many o! the children had got jagge ! out and did not join in the procession. The liule Inus and lasses being ail marshalled in order marched down Broadway to tiie llattery, when they broke up in classes. The ex<T<'i.-"3 of tin* evening were opened by prayer and singing, followed by Mr. Downing, w Iki anini idverted peveii |y on the course of the Konn-li Church in interdicting the reading of the liibie. lie regretted he had h id occat-ion to mourn over it* huiiis-'hnient from our public school*. and he h id I ? -It much for the destitute condition of children in thoi e chools, wIiom' only opportunity probably, of iictpiiring scripture knowledge, had thus been ta ken from th"m lie related a molt pithy anecdote touching the leading of the Bible through the medium uf a I rie t, as practiced by the Itoini* i ( htirc.h. He allu de i. in terms of just honor, to the Infidel Convention at press t going on in this city, and was assuied that the Sa >bath schools presented the surest safeguard against any of (he i i?ing generation being seduced into the adop tion ol its cold and cheerless doctiines. The ignorance ol tha content; of the Bible was the great cause of inli tleiity and familiarity with its contents the surest harrier to it llo relate I too beautiful incideul* ol the power ot the Bihlo to comfort persons while laboring under alllic tion? of any kind. He spoke at some length, and in most eloquent style, and concluded by offering a resolution an follows, viz Rcoltcd, T a in view of the effort* now making by ad vocate ? of anti-i liri li m error, to irnpe e the circulation of sac i>:d iciiptuics a noug the youth of out land, and of infi h> it> to luce incin to its cheerloss in d destructive I i i p ei; We icgml t .e Sabbath School in titutiou, re i e . i.ig a it di <: the Bible as its text book, and only ii 1 i.ii.i ii:!o if hiitii, a? a safeguard evi.ic itly adapted to tne e\ige i. ioi of the picseut gouorati in, to prole t oni ons uud our daughter* again-1 the artful sedu tious of the one, a i i ti.e unblushing Blasiihomy of the otlior. r. i iti -1 an, of Ohio, seconded the motion in a most aide ? pen ? ij, and after inusic Irom the choir, and further m i.iir; f i uf t e ev >.r. Kit and Dr. 1'ahkeii, the meeting wu dismissed. Tike National Reform Convention of Foorler Itea, Soclnllst, Antl-Hentera, ?!bc. Ac., for tike purpoae of Orgunliliig an Industrial Con |WM. Thia Convention met pursuant to the call, at Cro ton Hall, on the morning of the 5th. There were about thirty persons present an delegates from kin dred societies, whose earnest and intelligent man ner impressed us favorably. The meeting was call ed to order by Alvin C. Bovay, the Secretary of the Association ; and after the appointment of L. W. Ryckman as chairman pro-tem, it was resolved that all persons who wished to take part in the proceed ings of the Convention, might do so upon giving in their names to the Secretary. Messrs. Evans, Bovay, Pierson, Wilson, and Allihon, were appoint ed a committee to nominate officers and prepare rules for the Convention. Messrs. Purke Godwin, Ryckman, Bovay, Thornburgh, and Moon were up pointed a committee to report resolutions. The Convention then adjourned, to meet at 2 P. M., when the committee reported the following gentle men as officers of the Convention :?President, J. D. Pierson, of New York ; Vice Presidents : L. W. Ryckman, of Brook Farm ; John Speakman, of Philadelphia ; .T. D. Thornburgh, of Pittsburg, F. C. Treadwell, of Brooklyn, and Hansom Smith, of New York. Secretaries: L. Masquerier, G. W.

Robins, and Dr. Newbery, of Pittsburg Pakke Godwin, from the committee on resolu tions, reported a series of resolutions. Mr. Godw in supported the resolutions by a few pertinent, though rather general remarks. He said that the time had come when men should meet together with an eye singt'- ??> tho gaud of all?not to build up this church or thut creed, but to establish a universal ohurab, embracing all, and having for its object the eleva tion of poor, fallen humanity. And, although he might differ with the majority of the persons pre sent, yet all who uspire to a better state, and who strive to meliorate flie condition of their fellow men, though differing somewhat in creed, have some thing in common. Mr. Allibow, delegate from the nnti-renters Jof Delaware county, was then introduced by the Pre sident.?-My fellow citizens, I am a member of the Equal Rights Societies of Middleton and Roxbury, in Delaware county, and I assure you that the de mocracy of the inland counties sympathise with you in your great movement; und that you may under stand the ]>eculiar views of the equal rights men of Delaware, and jearn to sympathise with them. It will be my privilege, as their representative here, to explain them to you. and show in bold relief, the grievances under which they labor?they are oppoed to the present leasing system of this State, for it is a relic of the old feudal ages, when the few ground the masses to the earth, with the iron heel of op pression?it is anti-democratic, for it places the ten antry, who constitute the great body of the popula tion, entirely at the mercy of the landlord. For in stance, suppose some poor fellow, an honest and in dustrious tenant, should, after years of persevering industry, which had doubled tne value of his farm, be prostrated in a bed of sickness, or his land, by the visitation of Providence, fail to yield its annual supply, and he be unable to meet his rent, what is the consequence 1 Why, the landlord can re-enter, and the poor tenant be stripped of the labor of years, for the improvements go with the land. This, however, is not the worst aspect of the case, nor the one of which we most complain. In Delaware and some other counties, land is held by a tenure diliermg somewhat from the ordinary?it is commonly called the one generation lease. In the He leases are reserved to the proprietors of the land all mines and mining privileges, all mill seats and null privileges which may be upon the soil; consequent- i ly,if a farmer who holds one of these leases is so un ioriun ite us to discover upon his farm a mine ol any description, his farm may he riddled through and through by roads to the mine if it suits the landlord, and the poor tenant has no redress; another thing, one-third of the sale money ot the larm improve ments must be given to the landlord?let me explain: if a tenant's lease is uncxpire J and lie wishes, for in stance, to move West, he may, upon written permission, under seal from his landlord, transfer the remainder of hisjlease to another, and sell to him his improvements, but the landlord under the terms of the lease is entitled to onr-third of the money for such improvements. 1 would however reinnrk here that all the leases do not say one third part, some say one-fourth, one-fifth, and so on. To I sum up,the terms arc these?twenty bushels ol wheat to i the landlord per one hundred acres of land, ingress and egress: all mines, mill seats, Sic., with sultlcient land I about them ; and one-third of the purchnsc money for the , tenant's improvements?all to the landlord?and lor all this the tenant has kind permission to till the soil and breathe the air of heaven. And would you know the: ar guments the landlords (rive w hen they are asked it it is not unjust to crush their fellow-men to the enrth in this way I You ought to pay, berause you agreed to pay, and because vou must pay, this is what they say, and when the lessee dies, the land reverts to his lord, the owner. But, fellow-citizens, the democracy of old Delaware have determined that the land there shall never revert to the landlord without consideration. (Cheers.) Audforthut particular purpose the Delaware Kqual Rights Society was founded. I liavo never bowed the knee to a privi leged class of men,and 1 never will. The landlords arc n privileged class. In the first (dace, he is his own wit ness in swearing out a writ to distrain for rent, and if the poor tenant believes that .landlords ought to collect their debts like other people,ho has no remedy but to re plevin, and thus the matter, after long delay and much expense, comes for the first time before a jury .who then decide, perhaps a year after the tenant has paid the money alleged to bo due if the landlord wis w arranted in dis training. They have precedence of all other classes of creditors ;for instance,and I will suppose the strongest case ?a tenant borrows of a neighbor a sum of money; this neighbor, desirous of assisting his friend, and yet wish ing to secure himsolf, takes a mortgngc for the amount on the goods and chattels of the borrow er?he has it re corded regularly, and thinks ho is sale; but no, in a mo ment, in the twinkling of au eye, down comes the land lord, like a hawk, w ith a distrainer for rent in his pocket, and sweeps all away. Again, suppose a tenant borrows of a neighbor some fanning implements to use for a few days; w o betide him, and his poor neighbor's plough, if his landlord has au execution against him?that omnipo tent instrument in the potent hands of n landlord, covers all, and away they go to sacrifice. Again, a drover goes from New York to Delaware county, and purchases of some needy tenants, livo stock for which he pays, and then wends, with his brute companions, his winding way to Orotham. Surely I hoar you say, he is safe; they cer tainly cannot injure the drover,?don't be quite so fast. As the lepor of the Kast contaminates all who come in contact with him, so the tenant of Delaware seems to bring under our present laws, destruction upon all who have transactions with him. Yos, the landlord can fol low the drover, and with a bit of while paper, carry off the cattle, and ?ven if no rent is immediately due, yet if in six months it will accrue, then the stock is subject to an execution of the landlord. 1 might continue at great length in this way, showing in what different ways the landlord possesses, under our present system ol laws, the power of grinding his tenants to the dust. In IBM), we petitioned to repeal these iniquitous laws, but the sapient committee to whom the petitions were referred, decided that their repeal would be unconstitutional. 1 have keen opposed to carrying out our measuies by the force of arms; it is not, iii the present enlightened age, the true means. We must use argument; we must agitate the subject; bring it up for discussion before the people, and then wo may expoct to succeed. Muny of th? anti-routers of Delaware have formed an Association, called tlko "Indian Association,'' to prevent the collection of rent, Stc. It is n course 1 deprecate much, but at the s?me time, permit me to say here, without fear of con tradiction, that the conduct of the Sheriff of Delaware, and mi minions, lias far exceeded in turbulence anything which the Indians may, in their mistaken zeal,have done. I will designate Bob steel, the deputy sheriff, as the in carnation ol all that is degrading and disgusting. What do you think, fellow-citizens, of a poor widow woman being torn l'tom her bed at midnight, and her person mi nutely searched to discover if she was an Indian? I might mention more atrocities of a similar kind, but I havo not time; suffice it to say, and I (?peak what I do know, that the Indians are more sinned against than sin ning. The landlords obey pretty faithfully one com mamlment, to multiply ami replenish the earth, but they appear entirely obliv ion < ol the other- to get their bread by the sweat of thcii brows. They think the tenantry can keep that commandment lor them. The tenantry of Del | aware are honorable men, and they would not usk or do what they consider wrong, and yet their minds are lull) | made up to abide by the principle of anti-rent through gooil and evil report. ,ii live k>m\, of Brook Kann,then addressed the meet ing lie "-aid that Horn a ca-eful investigation ol the facul ties which til).I I..is bestowed upon ma;i, and his capacity f r hitppine .lie hud arrived at the conclusion,that all the mid) which we to and which may occur, arises sole 1\ from obstructions placed between the material ele ments and man. Our laws are all calculated to promote monopoly, they are unequal, and conseqtientlj unjust ? 'I he - aine j'rincipies ol monopoly, force and li.uid,which chaiacleri.es the I'ritish government, characterizes ?ui own to a great extent. The great e\ il appears to bo that the masses, the productive classes,aro in a thousand ways fused and impoverished without adequate representa tion. They are not taxed, as it were, directly , but by ac cumulated machinery and accumulated capital, which crush the very form of humanity out of the work ing classes, and il becomes us now to stand up for the right. We have to organize for a revolution peculiar in its character ; and our means must bo pecu liar. A plan for an industrial < ongress will he submitted to you in the course of tho deliberations ot the Conven tion, which, 1 trust, will meet the views of all. If our plans lor tho melioration ol man succeed, we will want no custom-house, no navy, no arm) , nor any such thing all men w ,11 be kind, courteous, and good, and evoij thing be blessedness and peace. W e would repeal all naturalization laws, and make the elective franchise de pend on useful industry, lie who could prove that ho was usefully employed, might vote, arid none others. Mr. Kv ?*s, the editorof Voiim; .'iiiiri tra, then addressed tlm meeting. Alter saying that, lis almost all cumo with some favonte reform, it w ould bo neces' arj , in order to effect any thing, to discuss the various plans fairly, and endeavor, as much a. possible, to meet each other's views. Ho said that the National Heform Association maintains that tho posse sion of the public domain by the poople is indispensable to tho national prosperity and glory, and thai, to carry out this plan of salvation, they must elect members ol < ongress thoroughly improgn i ted with the doctrine. Mr. Timms, delegate lroi#the Social Keform Roclety . ? aid that the empty benches made him feel sensibly cold er than he would novo lelt had he been placed undei a pump on the first of last Januury. He didn't want to go west wheie the fever unci ague wu so bad, and where the rheumatism affected even the joints of old chain. He thought the National Reformers meant well enough; perhaps as well us himself, and he wus a pretty good fellow in a bad state of society ; but he hardly thought their plan a feasible one. The Convention then adjourned, and met in the even ing at 7J o'clock, when they were addressed by Park Godwin, (locum lenmt of the Evening Pont) v\ ho entered into divers inscrutable matters, much to the unification of all present. fifth Anniversary of the Eastern New York Anti-Slavery Society at the Apollo Saloon Great Speeches of Mr. Jackson, James G. Birney, and Alvfui Stewart?Extraordinary Resolutions offered by Mr. Stewart?Views and Objects of the Liberty Party. Our readers will perceive by the following report and resolutions of the so-called Liberty Party Abo litionists, the distinction between the two great so cieties who profess equally to have for their object the amelioration of the condition and emancipation of the slaves. In our report of the American anti slavery society's proceedings?the dissolution of the Union?the annihilation of the church?the overthrow and downfall of the clergy, was stated by Wendall Philips to be the only exodus for the slave front the house of bondage. And S. S. Fos ter followed, by calling the churches the most infa mous places of resort in the city, and the ministers a bund of pirates and cut-throats?a conclave of in carnate fiends. The resolutions offered by A Ivan Stewart, are an ex|>osition of their peculiar views. The meeting was called to order by Mr. Jackson, who requested the Rev. J. K. Johnson, of Williams burg, to open the convention by prayer. After which Mr. Jackson, as .Secretary, made a verbul report of the proceedings of the past year, and an account of the present condition and prospects of the society. Mr. Jackson said?The Liiimy ,?ity la oicmiiir and firmly advancing?its object is to secure free dom for nil, for the white as well as the Mack man ?to permanently establish the free and immutable principles of this government over the whole people ?we have no fellowship with slaveholders, nor slave holding interest?but have established a political party of our own, having for its object untiring, persevering op position to slavery as long in it lives. I know the newspapers have falsely stated that the party was dead?that it had reached its culminating point, and must decrease. But, gentlemen, did you not hear ot us during the last election ? Were we over thrown and distracted?did we not hold our own .' Was it not a moral certainty among the whig party who mude the assaults, that they would no the victors ; and is there a man here?a whig in the laud, who was'not surprised at the issue? I know both whigs and democrats were dis appointed. They found the Liberty party had hocome, like John Tyler's administration, a li\ed fact. 15,000 votes were cast last fall in this State, and iti.OOO votes in the whole country, in spite of the abusive attacks on the character and reputation of our candidate for the Presi dency, Mr. Birney. Firstly, a statement was made, and 011 all the prominent members oftlie party that Mr. Bir ney was going over to the whig party, niid then that he was going to the democratic. If a Liberty man had been a w hig, they declared he had gone over to his own home and was going to vote for Henry Clay to keep out Texas and if he had been a democrat, that he was going to vote for James K. Polk to extend the area of freedom. And now on whom does the responsibility of the annexation of i exas rest ? On nobody ! for the best reason in the w orld. It is not annexed?there has been no such thin" concluded. It.may, but as vet has not been accomplished. Something may prevent this devil's schemc from being consummated. But the whigs say, if wo had voted for Mr. ( lav, he would have been elected, and Texas kept out. All I have to answer is, if the whigs had voted for James O. Birney, he would have been elected. They might have done this without sacrifice of principle as thev profess sympathy with us ; but we can never unite with slaveholders. On whom, then, does the responsibil ity rest I I leave it for honest men to answ er. Men differ on the expediency of annexing Texas; for my part, I am in favor ol it, net by "joint resolution, nor with slavery; but make it a free State, and throw around h wall of freedom. Heaven high, to show slave holders their doom is sealed forever. When, sir, in the history of thi- world ha* the principles of freedom gone backward I Never. The principles of freedom are ever onward, and ii Texas is annexed we have tho more work to do?for <'hrlstiauity and democracy will not allew us to be faithless. I know tho time will come when tho crack of the slave-whip will not bo heard in our land but the voiees of emancipated millions rise to Heaven with shouts of liberty. Let ever}- man do his duty fear lessly anil boldly to uphold the principles of a free gov ernment. and my wont for it this country shall be saved. The CmiRMAX said Mr. Birney and Mr. Stewart were present, ondlic would invite them to come forward. Mr. Bihnev?Ladies and gentlemen : 1 came prepared to offer resolutions, which I will now submit, and make a few remarks, such a<j my health and tho patience of tho audience will admit. Resolved, 1st. That the powers of Congress aro strict ly limited by the Constitution, 'id. That the Constitution confers no power in terms to acquire in any way foreign terrritory. 3d. That the avowed objoct of annexing Texas to the Union?the confirmation of slavery?is a sharfleless announcement for us to make before the world. .Ith. That the annexation of Texas would be a dire?t breach of the Constitution; an inexcusable viola tion of a treaty of friendship with Mexico, and a coward ly abuse of superior power toward a weak neighbor and ally, that must forever stigmatise us as a faithless and dishonest people. Vr. Birney now proceeded to show that we had no legal claim under the treaties with Fiance and Spain to tho territory of Texas. That we had ceded all the rights we ever had' and could not, therefore, re cur to them again. But, said Mr. Birnev, the possession ol this territory w ill never compensate a nation for its honor and its good name. We are told, how ever, that it will "extend the|nrea of freedom." ThatTexas already has slavery and we cannot help it. But is it not the duty of this people to extend the Declaration of Independence, which declares that all men arc entitled to lite, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. These are the tundamen tal principles ot this government; tho moment foreign territory is acquired the principles of the government become law ovei that territory by virtue ot its incorpora tion. No government has the right to do tho small est particle of injustice. I admire the principle of the great statesman who said, when the slightest wrong was done to the meanest subject it was done to the w hole. Suppose we had found in Texas an order of nubili ty or an Established Church (both opposed to tho form ol our government.) I say the moment it was admitted into the Union they both would yield to the great prin ciples of this government: and If the Liberty Party pre vailed, the jubileo of frce-lom would sound for every sl%ve held in bondage. The powers of Congress are strictly limited by the Constitution?a heresy 1 admit. It has been sai l* there whs on inherent power in the Constitution to annex territory ;?hut it is not an inhe rent power, but u delegated one?if it were not so, there would be n%end to the abuse of it. The people have declared that if the powers of the Constitution aie not adequate, they may bo appealed to ; but Congress prefer red, in the case of Texas, to pursue a different course?a course which, to all intents and purposes, is the most signal usurpation of the slave power ever known. 1 know there is n great cry about the glory of the nation; but virtue, intelligence, and justice-rtlu se compose (he glory of a Republic. 1 see before me, if we go on in this violent acquisition of territory, a line of military posts, extending to the Pacific Ocean?a provision made for the sons of the aristocracy, as in (ircat Britain?and the worst kind of aristocracy?a military one. What do we want of an army?have wo not a police ? Do wo want to put down insurrections ? Wo have none to fear. What do we want of a vast navy?we want it not. Let slavery be abolished, and our whole country is an army united for its defence. Mr. Uarnktt (a colored man) made a few remark* about the " old organization," and defended the church from the assaults of Garrison and Foster. He said, this no sectarian party?this no creed jmrty?no church party, who had no creed except one,that isin their hearts,are the veriest sectarians in the world. If you do not subscribe to every article of their faith, they read you out of their no-church church unanimously! Vou must agree with them, and yet they are no sectarlrais. Alva* Sh kwaht.?Mr. President?There is now and then a rnnn w ho becomes an abolitionist, who expects to reap his crop in Im4."j ? a sort of red sea miracle?a nation born in a day?but the cause will progress as fast as one man convinces his neighbor. (Here a good man) |>oople left the house, and Mr. Jackson requested them to Btop, and wished to state a meeting would be held at 3 o'clock.) Why those |>eopl? that are going out arc only a kind ol roving set, w ho casually drop't in, and u ho for all sub stantial purpose* might as well be in one place as ano ther. The resolutions I am about to introduce, if I consul ted my own coirilort, or what some call |M>pnlarity, I should not oiler; but the time'has come when wu must state we have no connexion with the dogmas and wild speculations of the day they belong to the other party, and I lor one am unwilling to bear the load any longer. I offer you, therefore, the following preamble and resolutions Pii i* (Mm r. Whereas, the whig and democratic parties, w itli a view of misrepresenting the liberty party abolitionists in the United Ktatcs, calumniating their principles, and render ing their measures odious, often assort, in their newspa per* that the liberty party -the voting abolitionists, hold as sentiments, that the I'nion should lie dissolved on ac count of slavery and the annexation of Texas, and that the i oii'titntion is n pro-slavery document, originating in cruelty and blood and that t!ie churches of this conntty ought to he destroyed, as no longer the abodes of vital ( hristianity, hut ih the liouies of hypocrites mid dens of thieves?and the only npolojjy of the said whig and de mocratic parties for such vile slander is, that a clit/iir. of philosophers in this country, of some one or two thou sand person-, known as non-resistants, no human go> em ment, no voting, (inrrisoninn abolitionist' , (whose senti ments we utterly repudiate, as wo have so done for years,) hold and affirm these strange dogmas, that the constitution is a pro-slavery document, and that the Union should bo dissolved, and that the churches of this country are dens of thieves and hypocrites, and no longer entitled to the confidence of the peoplo. To define our position as the voting abolitionists on these niiestlons, by w hich it litis been .(tempted to injure us in the opinion ol our count! y men?Therefore, Resolved, That we belie* o that the Constitution of the i United States,w hen interpreted in that benignity of spirit which its ow n language justifies, is an anti-slavery docu ment in its principles and tendencies. Resolved, That we hold the Union as n grand bond of public ami private faith, to which we are solemnly ; pledged, and which wo will not and cannot recall, and , whether slavery is in or out, or Texas in or out, we will stand by the Union, for Its purification and exaltation, being determined to employ our entire moral and politi- j cal power to the overthrow of slavery, in all and every shape, by which wo can constitutionally leach the same through the ballot box. Resolved, That we regard the attempt of cecossion, nullification, or dissolation of this confederacy, as high treason to the best hopes of mankind, and as the most wretched ol all antedotes hv which to exonerate our selves from the crime of slavery. Resolved, That it is our solemn dnty to sustain thi* Union, us the moat efficient and powerful mean, for tho extirpation of slavery, and lurther to show our love to our cherished colored brother, whom we will never d?. sert, for we owe him deliverance as a duty, and we will hold to the Union as the meaus of its accomplishment und not turn our back upon him as a cheap moJc ?f being discharged from an unpleasant duty, by alleging the criminality ol' his master as an excuse for our want of humanity. Resolved, That it is no part of tho mission of the liber erty party to overthrow churches, vote for slave-holder* or dissol\e this Union; bnt it is their distinct undertaking by all moral, legal, lawful, and constitutional power, to drive slavery from this land. Mr. Stewakt?Yes, Mr. President, I am for the Union. 1 would light und dio for this land, whether it is the sw amps of Georgia or tho mountains of Vermont. American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Meeting* A meeting took place on Wednesday night at the Apollo Saloon, attended by a numerous audience, and was called to order by Mr. Arthur Tai-pak, ol this city. The proceedings commenced with a pray er from a reverend gentleman, whose name we could not hear. At the conclusion of which, Arthur Tap pan read (tortious of the annual report of the Society; by which it appeared that several of their most esti mable members had been removed by death during the past year, but that they had hud large additions of members both from the free and slave States, and that the principles they advocated-hud been extended all over tho Union?that new newspapers had been added for the advocacy of the cause, and that they numbered in all now some folly presses, devotod exclusively to the dissemi nation of tho anti-slavery doctrines?that a Liberty party had been established in Virginia, and thnt there had been a great call for paners and information from the Sautli? men of influence there, showing an eagerness to look into and examino their principles?that, among others, an ex Governor of a slave State had become a subscriber to the Kmanciputor?that iu the letter enclosing his subscription, ho stated that he never had been one of those who lookod on them with scorn and hatred ; and that, though he wished for information to appose them, still he ?'??formation on the subject. Ti?t the Methodist and Baptist cmntiio nan idKcu highly encouraging stands in the cause; that the execu tive committee, on tho occasion of a visit from some members of the Free Church of Scotland to this country, for the purpose of inuking collections to aid them, had addressed a remonstrance to them against taking sub scription* from Slave States, which remonstrance had been published in Kngland, Ireland and Scotland, and had caused much discussion among eminent men on our side there, and which was not yet concluded. Appeals had been made, anil sums of money hud been contritiuted for the relief of the martyrs, Torrey and others. The committee had recommended the observance of a day of fasting and prayer, to he held in commemoration of the nefarious Texas plut, which, though it w:ib not answered, by the rejection of it, as they had hoped, still, they trusted, it might yet be defeated; and that some church es and congregations hail so observed tho fast recom mended, that they had remonstrated with Theodore Kre linghuysen. against allowing his name to he used in connection with that of Clay ; that they have carried on a correspondence with foreign socie ties, and that the Reporter had been published and prominently circulated ; that they have received an ad dress from the British committee, containing an appeal to the abolitionists of tho United States respecting Texas, which had been widely circulated ; also one from the Union, presided over by friend Sturge, oivsamc subject. That another anti-slavery society had Decn formed at the Sandwich Islands, making two ; and tho majority of the missionaries there were either olHcers or member* of one society or another. That they have invited Mr, Phelps to come from Boston to take the siluationjof cor responding sorctary, which had been accepted ; and that the Reporter is to bo printed monthly in future, and offered for sale on reasonable terms instead of bring dis tributed gratuitously. At the close of this report Mr. Tappan read n nunabor of resolutions of gratitude for the advunce of truth and freedom in the churches. That they felt much encouraged by the sympathy of their Trans Atlantic brethron, who, headed by Clarkson, aimed to abolish slavery and the slave trade throughout the world. That they rejoiced that the spirit of enquiry was awakened in the Slave States 5 thnt the Liberty party aims to abolish slavery and harmonize tho United States Government with tho spirit of freedom ; that the consti tution gives no power to acquire foreign territory ; that the annexation of Texas is a direct breach of constitution and a breaking of tho faith of nations with .Mexico. That the qualification required from colored people for voting bo done away with ; that asylums are to be afforded to fugitive slaves, and that the friends of slaves are required to afford all aid they can to those in jeopardy of being taken by their owners. At the close of these resolution* Mr. Bir*ev said, that the cheering accounts he had just heard pleased him much, connected as ho had been with the movement when it was in its infancy. That tho reso lution embraced many topics of importance that had for merly been looked on with awe; for one, the protection of fugitive slaves ; he remembered the time when tha subject was brought before an anti-slavery meeting, and they had shrunk Irom openly avowing it, "though secret ly glad to see it brought forward. Now ho rejoiced to say the feeling had been growing, and had taken posses sion of the hearts of many who belong to neither of the parties, but whose natural sympathy impelled them to aid the fugitive to his shelter under the flag of a monar chy, but ho trusted they would shortly find ample protec tion iu our own land. The matter of abducting slave* may become an important means in consummating uni versal emancipation?for can any human law justify sla very. Many persons attached great weight to the so called Constitution ; but even supposing the constitution had sanctioned an unjust law. must it oh that account, all unjust as it was, be carried out ? Certainly not. He (Mr. B.) could not enslave one of the audience, it would be unjust; und going farther, is it because many are en slaved by force that the injustice is abated. This nation is responsible for its standing in the scale of nations, and cannot be right on that which is essentially unjust. There is not u Court in the laud that will not summon a jury upon the trial of a paltry debt amounting to $30, yet when a humun being is in question they refuse. The South talks ol the guarantee givon it lor the perpetuation of slavery, but he would ask where was it to be found 1 'tis not in the Declaration of Independence or in tho Con stitution. They talk of the Convention previous; do they suppose Washington and Franklin for a moment would hai e consented to such a system so directly opposed to what they hail been fighting for. If he thought so he would cast them out, Jiut they had not done so. Kven, supposing they had agreed that slavery was to be perpe tuated, what obligatory force was it ? Those who made the Constitution had not the ratification of it. Had tho people of New York at the time the slightest idea ot such u claim! No, they even were diematislied that immediate provision was not mado for putting an end to the slave trade, The nation that does not carry outits principles to other nations, forfeits the opinion of the world. M hat is our stunding before the universe, with the declaration of freedom upon our lips, and our actions to show for it.? The gentleman went on at some length to enquire into the distribution act and the conduct of tho Southern States toward Massachusetts, and reflected severclv 011 the supineness of that State in submitting to the dictates of the South: of which we took full notes, but have no room lor their insertion. He wns followed by Mr. Jackson of Albany, and Mr. Alva* Stkwabt, who was still speaking when the late ness of the hour compelled us to leave. Annual Exhibition and Concert hy the PuplU of the Institution Tor the ltllnd. We attended this exhibition last Wednesday, glad to see that a crowded and fashionable audience were gathered within the walls of the Tabernacle to greet the interesting young bnnd of unfortunates who were there assembled?though we question if the tenn unfortunate in this cape is not misapplied j for certainly, ufter the exercises and recitations which we witnessed, we remain in doubt as to whether the loss of sight is really such a deprivation as has hitherto been supposed. We have all read I>oetical descriptions of those aflliet' d with this malady. Who, that has perused " Tiulwcr't l<att lhiy* of 1'omjiti" but remembers that eh.inning creation of his fancy, the blind "irl " Ny<ha ; and the wonderful tact which guided her in the absence of the light of day. Hut the iwrfeetion to which the instruction of the blind is carried now-iw day, is really more Hur|irising than any fiction, and we cannot out admit the beuunf.il arrangement of naturu, which in depriving the human frame, in on* sense. endows it with such increased sensibility in the rest. It reflects the greatest credit on the perseverance and ingenuity of the preceptors of the institution, who have thai been the mean* of remedying, as far as in) in the power of iiian, t?:?? misfortunes of their pupils. And we noticci with delight the alfectiouate intercourse which existed between them. Bui we must to oar subject and describe Hie exercises.? They began with the |ieifornian< e ol the grand march by Hie lund, followed by the rending ol the Scriptures from raised copies, nnd (lie foremost we no tie.ed in this part of the proceeding' wu* Miss Cynthia Bullock, a very talented and iuW- cling little girl. The next wus an anthem, by the choii I'll wash my hand* in innocency," the music ol which is comjmsed by I'ro lessor lteifl'; thii piece reflects much credit on tiie pujiils, which w.is performed with exquisite tnste, and reci ived the uoboundod plaudit* ot the vast assemblage. Next cnmc examination! in geogiaphy, astronomy, n emistry, history, geometry, anil arithmetic, mid, indeed, we were not n little surprised to heir the nnsw er* no coi lectly given to every question by tho o alllicto.?, lint truly hap py creature*. One of the pupils, Miss Anne Sjiiitii, dis played great vocal powers in the sacred ong, " K.ve'i i.amentation." nnd her perfoininncc on the pianoforte caused a very lively interest amongst tin*\ast aisem tdage. Two other* m the pupils, Miss Ki ari'-'-s Jane ? ros by and Miss Bullock, whose name we have before taken notice ol. recited some original poetry, w hich was moit enthusiastically received. Several duet*, trios, and exa minations of tho pupils, followed, aftei w iiicli tlioie was a " presto movement'' played a* a finale by the band, with much taste. In conclusion we must add that wo observed atone of religious feeling running through the whole exercise*, which evinced that not only the enre of their temporal interests has been attended to. but a due sense of their eternal salvation impressed on thorn. lincrlcan Tract Nwh ly. Tins Society held its twentieth anniversary Wed nesday morning, at the Broadway Tnbenvwle, and was attended by a crowded audience. We were struck by the great preponderance of the Indies over the gentlemen, the latter not conipifintr probably more than one-lifth of the assembly, and those were mostly clergymen from the country and strangers ui the city. However, il was most delightful to see the great interest manifested by them m the proceed eeedin^s of this mo?t important socicty: the benefits resulting from which, have been, and are continu

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