Newspaper of The New York Herald, 1 Haziran 1855, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated 1 Haziran 1855 Page 1
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? ?' ? , ' t ' j ? ) J . ' : j I ?' ? *, f r\ f I /? * " THE NEW YORK HERALD. WHOLE NO. 6853. MORNING EDITION-FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 1855. PRICE TWO CENTS ttOBIFICATION MEETUVG AT TllMlM HALL. YtiE UMTERRIFIED JUB.LANT, AND SAM NOWHERE. The 014 Wigwam Illuminated. tpwihfs 0/ Cipt. Rymlrrs, John Cocurnne, Mmsn. English, of Yd. and Indiana, Judge Mortin, Geuerul Ny?, &e. teltws from John fan Bnren and John HdLeon. OPEN AIR MEETING. ??I8, HCSIC AND FliiJSWORKS, Im. Then ?u a grand demonstration at Tammany Hall laat evening to glorify over the rout of th? Know lfothinf force* in Virginia, and the triumphant eleotion Of Henry A. If lM as Governor or toe Old Dominion. About 7 ? 'clock P. M. the "Empire pocket-piece," as the brass gnn of the Empire Guard is facetiously ilenom inated In the call, commenced to make Itself heard from Ibe Park, and the noise quiet lj collected a crowd of idlers, of all ages and political complexion!. Soon after, ? band on the balcony ef Tammsnf Hail divided with the noisy gun the attention of the fast increasing Crowd. In front of the platform was spread, in huge letter* oe canvass, the device? ?00000000000000000000*00000 ? O ? TAMMANY HALL ALWAYS RIGHT. 0 ? O ?060000*0000000000000000000 Ov*r this was a large transparency, on which was em ?laaou?d the motto:? ? ???0000000000000 0000000000 o o ? VIRGINIA DEMOCRACY O m THE O 0 BREAKWATER OF FANATICISM. O ? O ?oooooooooooooooooooooooooo Ob either tide of this were to smaller transparencies, frith the mot toe* respectively? ? OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO 00000 ? o ? BOWS WITH INTOLERANCE AND PROSCRIPTION, O ? 0 0000000000=0000000000000005 And? ? ??0*0000000000000000000000 ? o B HO MOJUIOC8 TESTS IN A FREE COUNTRY. ? ? ? 00*000000000000000000000000 Tw? stiH smaller specimens of the aim* kind of orna fcient bore respectively the motto?*? -e ??00000000*00000000000000 o B O D 8AM CAN'T LICK UNCLE 8am. O e 0 ?oooooooooooooooooooooooooo With the rev?rse? je**09ooi?oooooooooooo*oo 0000 B OLE VIROINHT NEVER TIKES. ? ? 0 ?ooooooooooooooooooooooo 000 ?ooooooooooooooooooooosoooo ? 0 J? ViROtlfll ALWAYS W?g, O ? AS D EVHR TRCII. O 9 0 ?ooaoooooaooooooooooocooooo Besides these noisy and picturesque ds monitratlons, the Old Wigwam was Illuminated throughout the whole ?stoat of ita front, and "Catherine wheels," Roman can dlee, Are rockets, and every Tarletj of pyrotechnic dia per, were called Into requisition at once, to attract a crowd, and to expreee the jubilant sentiments of the gnat unterrified. What with guns thundering, rockets ?hooting aad screaming, Catherine wheels revolving, Ro man oandlee popping, ether nameless affairs ?howering red, bine, green and orange sparks, the Biuaiciaaa blowing and dramming, the b'hoys shouting and hallooing at everf discharge, and the great crowd in front of the building preesing and swaying and anon Joining in the dlecerd, it was a curious, amusing and ?a citing scene, and one which, perhaps, can only be wit nessed in its foil glory at Tammany Hall demonstrations. The doers were opened shortly after ? o'clock, aad In half an hour after the erowd InMde increased to seme three thousand, the hall being densely crowded, while the gathering in front of the hall did not seem much Captain Rtjtdmm, who seemed to be the leading spirit of the occasion, opened the proceedings, after three ?been proposed and given for him, with <'a tiger" ap pended. He said: ? Fellow Democrat*? The hour having arrived at which this meeting wae called, I suppose it devolves upon me to name your chairman. I do so at the request of the committee. Before 1 do it, however, it may be proper for me to state that thin is a meeting called by ths cltf ?ens ? that the Democratic Republican General Commit tee of the City and County of New- Yore had intended to ?all this meeting themselves, but 1 aimuoh as the citi zens had calltd it before tbemrtbey suspended their eall, tendered us the use of this room, and lighted the hall at their expense. (Loud cneers.) They also appointed a committee to co -ope - Tate with us. They have cooperated with us, and through the General Committee we have been "enabled to have the people assembled here in this hall to-night It is only just to that committee that I should make this announcement 1 shall now present for chairman of this meeting, Mr. John Cochrane, ((heat cheering.) Those In favor of my motion will say "aye.' There was a tremenoua shout of "aye" In response, and the Captain deolared the motion carried, without patting the negative side of the question. Mr. John Cochju vx, on presenting himself, was re ceived with deafening cheers. He said: ? Called, fellow democrats, by your suffrage*, to preside over this Meeting, you will allow me, before you listen to the ether speakers who will address yon, to direct jour attention briefly to the object ot your assembling lie re to-night. You are ealled together upon no ordi nary occasion. Ne unusual disturbance In the politics of tie city or of the State asks that you should assemble 3>ere to night ; nor are you asked here to assemble be cause the guns are reverberating through the Union for ? democratic victory in the State of Virginia. No; de mocratic victories in Virginia have been frequent time 'Immemorial. Rut you are ealled here to celebrate the defeat of Know Nothinglsm. (Great cheering, aad graving of cape.) The triumph or democratic principles In the State of Virginia is as common as the light of dar .but the defeat or this dark eonspiraey wae rseerved for Virginia alone, first In the phalanx of States has ahe struek down the monster In htr path, and liberty and free institutions onee more are erect, where they always were erect, and where th*y had their birth? on Ahe sacred soil or that State. (Itenewed cheering ) It was Virginia which gave in former times a champion to *he liberties of Ameriea. It is Virginia which has given In modern daye a ohampion to the institntloae of our 'Sand. Washington onee was the champion against a foreign foe. Henry A. Wise is now the ehampkm ?gainst a domestic foe. (Tremendous cheering.) And as the principles of liierty achieved a triumph on the sou of Virginia, by the arm of Washing, too, which saved Ameriea from England, so on the soil of Virginia, by the arm of H-nry A. Wise, will the In wtltutloas of the Union be savel from thla midnight conspiracy? the society of Know Nothings. (Great Cheering ) " Ten thousand malority" is reverberating ?ver the land, a# the knell of the doom of that secret aocietv. (A Voice-" Down with it." and renewed cheering ) Ten thousand majority of the votes of Vir ginia are now the charter of your and of my liberties file proud charter of American rights. A black cloud lowered ever our northern borison; it rested on our east ? cm border; men walked In fear and trembling, and knew not where to look for the coming day. But the day Jbreek spreads itself over the western hills of Virginia, and, as the darkness reeedes, this phantom of ignominy . disappears before the coming light, with the motto In Its band, to be sure, "Ameriea for the Americans." ;?< America for the Americans !" There never was a Juster thought, nor a truer expression; but wh> are ths ?' Americans V' Are they gentlemen eonspirlug together, In midnight counclla, to strike down your lioertiee, ere wou know tbat they are in danger t Are they gentle men me ring by secret orders. afraid of the light of day and of the sound of their own voice*? Ho, thpy are gentlemen from all parts of tbe globs, come here to thla asylum of the free aad of the op f> re seel of all nations from their deepotlsa, from their yracny, from their suffering, to be renovated, to be restored, and to be regenerated by the agency of oar Ssstltutlons. (Umd cheers ) Whether native born or adopted? whether born here or in other climes? Whether an Indian or an American sun may have shone apea his birth. the man invested with tbe dignity of Jus nature and clothed with the rights of he. Saanlty, is a citlsen of tbe Union ana an Amerl can. (Renewed and protracted cheering.) Thus ft la that America la for tbe Americans? the Americans eosspoeed of individual emigrants v from all parts of the globe? a composite raoe, and, by L their very Intermixture, proving their superiority over \ all other raeee; aad although ths Anglo- Saxon, superior as It Is alleged, vauntiagly but untruly, to the Celt, waved his tag or triumph over the natinn* of the earth, let the Aaglo flazoa beware, for this ?ompoeit* race of f eerie*? ? raoe of God'e? wtil hereafter dictate laws to tbe world and give liberty to ma&klBl (A vole# ? 11 1 hat's tbe cheese " and great ebeeiing ) Uimantty, policy, lust lea, all proclaim that tba wear/ wanderers hbculo be taken to out shores; expediency and our own political Institutions lave established that th? men who e'elve, the men who llg, tbf men whi labor an tba bone aad eicew, the muscle and wtrmgta of the country. aud that without tc? in Amer ca wnill be as the waa half a cm'ur) ago; wbenu. with tdfm. ah* (a dow the Infaiit giant of the world (Applau ?? ) " Am) rica for the Amtrieaia I" Just loot, gmtltm-n at taia historical truth. There ia not a people on the' face of tbe globe wbo occupy their aboriginal soil unmixed with oiler races, wbo taie an; rank ia tte pliaJ in* of na t.oss. Look at the boasted Kngl ah power. Iluffaretae Ingllth composed V Of the Briton with hi* painted akin ? No be waa subdued and grafted on to DseDaaiah stook, llifn by tie Baton, and then by the Norma* conquerors and tie Anglo Saxon cr composite race roM to tbe dig city of a nation. Look at France la shs campoW o tbe aboriginal race ? No. l<ook at Italy. No I .oak a Greet e ? ia a word, look at every nat>ou on the face o tbe globe, those who wield the dnstin ea of the people ol tbe earth are they who hive sbevea from the stools the former occupant*, and by a comiagUng ot race. ' ave become tbe arbiters of the destinies of mankiat I.rok, too, at the foratr republics How was it w.th then.' W bat waa tbe origin ot Rome? Do you not recollect tie str r.frgle? of Bom* for liberty w.itiin a few ye*rs past, aid do not your bosoms throb wllb quisktned pulsation at tke thought of thobe struggles for the restorat on of* literty to that Ron a;, republic t And yet, what waa Bene in her Inception but aa as.rlum for the oppressed ? aye, even for the criminals of tbe earthy I'piu that hssis was reared the proud sup?rsl.ructure or Roman liberty. And then, in the other days of that Roman Republic, as the stretched forth the broal aegis of her protecting arma to all nationa. as ahe ad vanced with conqneting strides, toe people of the world ?v? became citizens by her triumphs ; so much so that la the Latin or Roman Uoguige but < ne word waa known aa dinting u shing strangers from enemies. The word postis, which ex prosed the idea of a stranger, alio expressed that the stranger was an enemy. All mankinc were Roman citizens, except they wbo were at war with Rome. Look again at Greece, an Kgvptian colony; and there is but one instance on re cord, fellow cit'Zf os, which enables us to trace the ori gin of tbe Know Notbingiem of the present day, and that is an origin which dates It ficm tbe era lie of tyranny. It ia tbe spawn? the very egg of the/ouleat principle of despotism over tbe rights and privileges of mea. (Cheers.) Suffer ire to detain yon for a moment with aa historical anecdote. In Eygpt, once a lsnd of darkness, where human labor wa< ouHlaved lor tbe erection of gltomy pyramids by ages aid ues of toil, there was a man wbote name was Busiris, and this man sacrificed, with the most Smurosn torture, all the foreigners with in the kingdom to his god, Jupiter. Jupiter, gentlemen, ?ou may not be acquainted with, (laughter) but in tboaa days, that very respectable genMeman was the representative in what they called Olympus of all the vices, all the pasFions, all the powers and all th? selfish nets of msn's wicked heart, aad to JirpUcr were these sacrifices made by this In'stnous despot. Btulris. Ibis waa the origin of Kniw Nothing em, una the egg thus planted in the archives ot Egyptian palacrs has de scended fewn to the present tfaj. Like tbe grains of wheat gathered from Egyptian pyramids aad planted in tbe bcNom of oar soil, Know Nothingtsai has flourished snd blossomed throughout tbe whole North, until it baa met with a nipping frost in the State of Virginia. (I oud cbecring ) Why, gentlemen, these modern Know Nothings ? thei-e rrodern Busirises ? date from the cradle of liberty. They have introduced this priaeipte into the cradle of liberty, aad there, as was fit they should, they have encountered an opposition and a deadly de feat, destructive to all their futurs hopes. (Cheers./ Having thus traced their origin and characterized their principles, lit me ray to you. In conclusion, in the lan guage of a suggestion whioh I have heard made here to night. that it is much better you iboutd be Wise demo crats than silly Know Nothing^. (Gnat laughter and cheering.) Ex-AIdtrtnan Ring then read the following list of Vice President* of the meeting, whieb was approved:? YTCB PEBBIDKNT8 Ward 1 ? Jnsiah W. Brown, Michael Murry. 2? Robert C. Montgomer y, William Mirer. 3? Charles Fletcbcr, P G. Mullen ey. 4 ? William Baird, Florence McCarthy. 6 ? Jobn A. Kennedy, Henry Hoftmire. 6 ? Henry H. Howard, John Quiun. 7? William W- Tweed James Murnhy. ft? Dr. trailed Fleet 7 Col- Deal. E. Delavan. 0? William D. Kennedy, Solomon Kipp. 10? Elijah F. Purdy, Charles i'fiElci". 11 ? James C. Willett, James K Steers. 12? Teiience Maguire. D. F. Tiemann. 13? Edw. C. JlcConcel), Pater Mitchell. 14 ? Jobn H. Chambers, Wm. P. Powera, 16? H. F. Harrison, D. W. Norrla. lfl ? Wm. F. Havemejer, James Caaaady. 17? William Coulter, Thames Keillr. 18 ? John Murpby, A. 8 Mathews. IP? Anion Derrick, John O. Kipp. 20 ? J amen Furey, William Murray. SI ? John Kinaley, Thomaa McCoy. 22? Michl Connolly, George D. Davis. The following list of Secretaries ?f the. meeting was al?o read aad approved nicnnABin. Waid 1? Michael Doran. Ward 12? Jobs McArthnr. 1 ? John M French. IS? Thos. H. Ferria. ft? Thomas Monroe. 14? Thomaa Boeae. 4? C. J. Dougherty. 15? Wm. M. Cooke. 5? James Lawrence. 1ft? John McCaffrey. 6? Patrick Kelly. 17-Georg* Caulfleli. 7? Michael Wall. 1ft? Maurice Daly. 8? J. McKibben, Jr. IS? Phillip Foy. U ? Thomas Fay. 20? Wm. McCunkey. * 10? H'y D. Jobnson. 21? C. H. Has well. 11? Wealey Smith. 22? B. F. Fairchild. Mr. CocmujT ? The meeting baring been now regular ly organized, 1 will read a telegraphic despatch which we have just received from Philadelphia:? Philadelphia, May 31? 7? P. M. TO CAPTAIN ISAIAH BTlfDERl. Please have the following presented at year meeting te nighv? TO IMK CHAI1HAS Or TNt DEKOCStTlO MEBTINO AT TAM MANY HALL, N. T. The democracy of Philadelphia assembled this evening to tc tbe number or 20.0CV, in Inaepondence square, within the sound of ths toesin of American liberty The desire to in terchange congratulations with their fellow demoonts of >ew York, on the recent glorious achievement of our breth rea in Virginia, and pledge tbe Keystone State la ber naxt couust to stand by the tide of tbe Old Dominion. JOHN BOBBINS, Jr., Chairman. A Voice? Three cheers for Pennsylvania, boyi. (Qiren with enthusiasm ) Mr. McLbod Murphy then read the following reeolu tions, which were proposed and voeiferonaly adopted: ? Resolved, That the democraey of New York, in aisem bling here to-night to eeiebrate the democratio viotory in Virginia, and to oifer their oongratulations upon that event to Henry A. Wise, the Governor eleet, have peculiar cauae for fratifloatson? peculiar not as the result of a viotory, doubtful or unforseen, but from the fidelity with wbloh the democraey of Virginia have fulfilled the expectations au thotissd by tbeir former history; and tbe example set bv them to all, who, forgetful cf tbe past, or doubtful oi the luture, ba*e wavered ior a moment la their alloidanoe to the constl'ntlsn. Resolved, That this evidence of the returning sense of tbe Ameiiean people is proof that the " sober second thonsht" i> alwajs best; and that the true priaeiples of republican government of which tbe democratio party alone has been sn exponent, sre fortlhed and sustained by a self recovering energy that must ever keep the masses secure against tbe as ? aults of factioa or fanaticism. Resolved, That tbe election of Henry A. Wise, while it exhibits the effects ot personal energy and high ability ia a striking manner, demonstrates that whea united oa piin tlple, the demoeracy a -e unconquerable, and that every ecmblnatlon, party or eoallticn, whether openly or secretly arrayed against tbem, mutt ultimately end in ignominious failure. Be solved. That tbe election in Virginia is pregnant with great results? since by her action tbe Old Dominion of the Sooth' ? stretches ont her head to tke ' Empire State of the North," aad bidding her grasp it, pledgee herself to stand by ber against all forma of political error or lanati elsm, until "North" and " South1, stall become obsolete words in the noliticsl dictionary of the democratic party. Reiolved, That the Xmpire State will stand shoulder to shoulder with the Old Dominion, until the great popular re action against nltraiam, higher law lam. Know Nothiagism, and every ism, shall be complete, and until all disor ganising theories, however draped with sentiment, shall bo exhibited to tbe American people la allthsir treasonable and hideous deformity. Bssolved, That npon this platform of opposition to every unconstitutional theory, party, faetton oi combination of factions, npon whatever preteaee, or nnder whatever dis guises tbsy may appear, the unterriflsd democraoy of New , York are ready at all time*. In conjunction with their brethren of Virsinia and of tbe union, to meet these enemies ef the constitution. Capaln Rtxddm, at this point, addreeeed the chair from the body ot the meeting, aad stated that there were over 10,0(0 pereone assembled on theonteide of the building who were calling for speakers. He aaked the chairman to invite some of th? gentlemen on the plat form to go ont and address this vast assemblage. /Vast cheering.) The Chairman? There are plenty of speakers here and amongst them a gentleman from Virginia, who will address us to night, i now introduce to you Judge Morton, formerly of Georgia, tow of this elty. Judge Morton. who was enthusiastically received, ad dreeeed the meeting as follows ?I have to return my moat sincere thanks to yon, fellow eilizens of Mew York, for the cordial manner in whieh jou have chosen to re ceive me. My presence in Tammany Hall is a novelty, because thoee whe know me and the line of policy I hare pursued slnee I have been a citizen of Nee York, know well that 1 have been attached to an organ aation that did not meet ia this lima honored hail. But, fel low citlsens, the very fact that I can appear before you to-night and be introduced to yon by the gentleman who Is (hair man of this meeting, ia indicative of the universal i r'ueb eOB1Qer? all local divisions and preiudioea. (Great cheering.) We ??.? ? ?^btl MJ understood by tbe invita t0.",Wbr"t? the victory that the ?Ot nMt to MJ who ?h.n b, tbn v., or 0f th5 cit year or what particular favorite, of ours stotU Z> Vol ? ?tables in the SUM eta te whieh we belc^' but J?m"t here as democrats, belonging to the nartv whole birth was coeval with the constitution, tH#>ice and to worship at the same altar at a common vtotorv <I*u4 appTauee.) In su.h a eall I can m?V h^nVlyTZi cordially unite, and if there be those amonget that claw of democrats te which I belong who have conscientious feelings against coming to T.mmaay Hall, I can tell tbem that I ?row all those feelings aside, and that If necessary, I would go into the lowest den In the Five Points to celebrate a victory like this. (Cheers ) Bat I have an beeitatioa ia coming into Tammany Hall for theee whe belonjed ? tWftj JtUI ego, or who bare referred to Ita record*, know that my father was on* of the moat ob?riaH?l maa that Iiddmb; ever had among it# sachems. Wo hare met beie to olehrate a victory of cemocrtcy over f<to* ticifm? fcr what else can we cull tbls new secret ordsr? The worth y chairman, in all jding to it, hae msdo me of olaef>ic figure*; but 1 can think of nothing ao indicative of its ridiculous character aa a tittle aa*cdote which occurred iu tl??* State of Georgia Wa hate all been afraid of Know Notblngiam I candidly admit tbat six weeks ago 1 quaked in my aboee at the prospect for Ue contest of .lhl-h, becauae tbe Know No tbicga seemtd to be rpr*ad)ng with trrmsadoui rapidity throughout tbe wbo;e I'n.on Well, ia Georgia, oar youig tutu soiceiinx* dissipate, and get on sprees come time since there were three young aaen, scion* o' wealthy families, who founl themes! res in the town of Macon, without a dollar, and with no credit One o' tbem. htwever, bad ram? brains and he aet himself to work to oeiiie ways and means by whicu th?y might pay tleir hotel bills, and get o?t of the place. He accordingly proposed to bis companions that they shouli pet rocre bills (truck off, announcing thai they would t'r-atn.gbt exhibit. a tremendous animal? the gyaacootia. They got cut their bills announcing tha^ in the evening tb?y would exhibit nt a certain hall, for iweoty-five cents a ?est, Ue gyaaciotis, one of the most trtmni coua an main tttat bad ever b<en teen by anyboly ? no rrezagerie had- ever encompassed it within its tent ? it d*\eciel all tbat came in itb way, betsts and human beings ? tt wan *o trt-meiiously lsrge, tbat When it tucki, rivers into it flow; W hen it eati, the lununtuini leaa'tiing crow; IVher. It sreezes, whirl wind* round i? roll. And when it shakes, it quakes (he earth from pols to pole. (laughter ) I bave not a copy of their showbill, but I nncunbtr that that was a part of it. Well, of c&uree, the exhibition ot an animal of tbat extraordinary charaotefc drew an immense crowd of people. One of our three young ft it iks who had got "broke," acted as door keeper and took tbe money, and the otbeca stayed be hind tbe ooenea. As aoon as the house was pretty well ureembled, and tbe Quarters were exhausted, tbe two who bad been behind tbe scenes jumped into their wagon, and tbe otber left tbe door and wrat upen the stage. It would not do, of course, for them all to leave at once for fear of pursuit, and some gool excuse must be made to tbe assembly. Accordingly, the one who liad acted as door-keeper rang up the curtain, and with ditheTelied hair ana extended fingers thus addressed tbe audit nee who were impatiently waiting for the won derful animal to appear ? ''Fellow-citizens, men, women and children, save yourselves? tae gyascootU is loose." (Roars of laughter.) So it has been with this Know Nothing fanaticism. (Renewed laughter, aud great chetiitg.) The democratic party, the whig party, the republican party, tbe ant' -sla very party ? all had bsen told ? "Kate yourselves, the gjancootta is loose;" but when tbe truth came cut from the bag and from behind the curtain, the gyatcootis exutel only in the Imagination of broken-down politicians, who want ed to obtain place, just aa it exiated only in the inclinations of thOM young gentlemen who wanted to obtain a small sum of money. No; fellow eltixeeB, we bave a nobler purpose and a no bler aim.' All of us who belong to the democratic party ? ell ot us who ra 1> under tbe nime and tbe banner of democracy? have a higher aim and a gi&nder purpose. Why. I met a young fiiend to-day, and be aald to me, "Don't you think there are a good many democrat, anong these Know Nothings? and what shall we do witbout tbemt" Bat, saidi, I know not one; and if there are any, wbat excuse can a demoorat make to his patty for going into such an organisation ? ? one that is ho inferior to hia own. No, air; we must stand by de mocracy an we bave received it from our fathers, am we requiie no<hing el. e. It ia sufficient for us. It is grati fying, and it will b? gratifying, to the democrats of the country to learn thai sucn an assemblage as this was held in New Yiork. Our fellow citizens are holding a meeting in Philadelphia, and I take pleasure In informing you tbat a gentle maa wbo ia very well known < to those assembled here, has won a very hand- | feme sum of money on tbe election of Mr. Wise ? I mean Mr Charles Cnmgaa. No. fellow citizens, we have only one course to pursue, and that ia, rally nndor the flag of democracy. 1 could not make use of more eloquent Unguupe than has been used already by another, who said the republic i*eel( m'ghtdie, its glories might ex pire. stoic after atone of its column* and monuments might aoulder and erumble; all tbe illustrious natnes tbat adorn the annals of cur history might be forgotten, but as long aa tbe human heart shall any where palsate, or tbe human tongue shall anywhere plead in favor of true, rat.onal and constitutional liberty, that heart obeli beat and that tongue shall plead tbat that demo cracy which has lived eo many year*, and which has triumphed In to many con&tcta, will atlU UT9 iu triumph, ('hetp-i After Mr Mcrtofl had ceased speaking, the following letters were ackxowledged by tbe chairman, but the reading was dispensed with; ? urm or john van bitren. New Vohk, May 90, 1856. CmTMnm-I have receivod your favor, iuvitlng me to attend and nddress a rreeting of democrat* at Tammany Ball, ?n Thrraday, the Silt Inst., to celebrate th? glorious victory achieved by the democracy in Virginia, and greatly regret that cnavoidaMe aboenoe from the oity ?iii deprive Be of (be pleasure of being present. Tbe result of tbe recent election in Virginia is highly honorable to the eleotor* of that unflinching domooratio commonwealth. There ii no State in tbe Union which bai more signally manifested ite deyotion to prinoipiee in prefe rence to men, and there ha a never beon an oocaeion when that devotion wee more ooaepienom than now. In the Cat oonteet of 1840a native citlxen of New York led the oocretic column, and a native of Virginia wai at the kead of the opposing forcee. In that severe and disastrous | conflict tbe democracy of Naw York were overborne, bat Virginia, eetting aside her own eon, gallantly sustained tbe great demooratio principles which, though prostrated in that campaign, were viotorfons in tie tnooeedlag one, and bave since been incorporated in the permanent policy ?f the government. In the severe struggle of 1844, which inaagn- I rated tbie policy, the time alterrativo wai presented to Vir ginia. Henry Clay, a native of Virginia, and a oitiien of I rare popularity and taleat, was tho whig champion? James K. 1'olk, ot Tennessee, was hie opponent. Although Ten nesFee refused to sustain ber distinguished cltiien, Virginia, again postponing personal preferences, rallied te the flomo oratic cause, and swelled tbe tide of demooratio triumph. Again, in 1W2, the gallant and accomplished solder who was ?he whig candidate for {'resident. claimed Virginia as his birth place, and rejoioed in the personal acquaintance and friendship of vast numbers of her citizens: again ahe turned from her own son to sustain the true principles of frea go vernment, wbicb she found represented by a comparative straager from a distant State. And now, when tba republican eleetors of Virginia saw the vital principlea ot civil and religions liberty embodied in can didates with whom they had iu past days maintain ed angry and protracted struggles, they promptly threw aside tbe recollections and prejudices these struggles had left behind, and with a generosity and liberality that ought never to be forgotten, brilliantly upheld their own cherished and time hoaoiad creed. i'eraoral considerations were everywhere laid aside. Accomac, the residence ot Mr. Wise, gave hi< competitor the usual whig majority. Hali fax, the residence of Mr. Flonrnoy, rolled np in Mr Wise's favor one of iti proudest democratic votes. Rooktngham, Shenandoah, and Page, the old tenth legion of Virginia de mocracy? the staunch population denounced by Che Rich mond Whig as the Suabian Dutch ? sustain the democratic caute with naparalleled nnanimtty and power. Gratifying ae the icsult Is to democrats everywhee, and most honor able to tbe intelligence and steadiness ot the Old Dominion, it is one that no oarefnl observer of her past history ought to have douktsd. A sartr has recently come into existence which seeks to proscribe by its political notion those who have net been born in the United States, or who profess a partiomar religious faltb. 1 hey design to act In secret, deny their associ ation. and in answerto all inquiries make tbe responso which he* given them the name they bear. They are Know No things. They know noshing of the struggle* for freedom la the Old World? tbey know nothing ol tbe onuses of oar re volution?they d now nothing ol the declaration of indepen dence? they know nothing or the means t; which our inde pendence was acquired? they know nothing of the founda tion on whieh out institution* were p'.aood by the eonstitu ? ion of the United State*, and tba recent canvas* show* that 4 hey knew, if possible, less than nothing of the great men and treat hiftory ofVirgiria. Thomas Jefferson, one of Virginia'* notiest sons, and a ehampioa of the world's freedrm, drew the declaration of our independence, which charged against our royal oppressor, amongst the ehief of griovancee, that he had " endeavored to prevent the popula tion of tbeae State*; for that purpose obetrueting the law* for naturalisation of foreigners, refuting to pa** others to eneenrage their migration* hither and rsitiag the conditions of aew appropriation* of land*.'' Under this declara tion, unanimously adopted, our forefather* raised the standard of rebellion, and invited tho aid and a**oeia tion of liberal mea throughout the world. Lafayette, Koaeinako, Steuben, DeKalb, and patriot* Innumerable, who** nsmee do not require to be mentioned, flaw to that standard aad oonverted that rebellion lata a successful aad glorious revelutioa. During the bloody straggle* by which It wa* accomplished. Thomas Jefferson drew the celebrated act for tba establishment of religious freedom, which, several years afterwards, became tho sta tute ol Virginia. In a preamble of rare eloqeonoe and foree, it declared that "Almighty God hath oreated tbe mind free; that all attempts to influence it bj tempers! pnnlabment* or burdens, or by civil Incapacitations, tend only to beget habits of hypocrisy and msanaess, aad are a departure from the plan of the Iloly Author of onr religion, who, beinx lord of both body and mind, yet ehoee net to propagate it by eoerotoa on either, at it was la his almighty power to do/' * * * "That our civil rights bave ao dependence on ear religions opinion*. Bora than our opinion* in physics or geometry; that, therefore the proscribing any citixoa a* an worthy the public confidence by laying upon him aa Incapacity of being called to the office* of trust and einola Rent, nnles* he profess or reneanee this cr that re lions opinion, is depriving him injuriously of those privileges and advantages to which, in common with his Mlow citizens, he has a natural ri^ht: that it tends alro to ftrrupt the prlneiplee ol that very religion it is meaat to en courage, by bribins with a monopoly el worldly honors and emslomente those wbe will externally profess er conf irm to It." ? ? ? ? "That trnth Is great and will prevail ii left te herself? that she is the proper aad suflicieat an tagonist to error as d has nothing to fear from tbe conftlo*, unless by human Interposition disarmed of her natural wea pons, frea argument and debate; errors ensuing to be dan gerons when it is permitted freely to eontradiot them " It w as tberefrre enacted that no man should bo enforced, re strained, molested er bar* honed in his body or goods, nor should otherwise suffer on aeconat of bis religious opinions er belief: but that all mea should he frea to profese, and by argument to maintain, their opinions in matters of religion, snd that tbe same should la ao wise diminish, enlarge or affeot their oivil capacities. Tbe act was declared to be an assertion of natural right*, aad aay fntare aet repealing it tr narrowing its onerattoa was pro nsa need an infringe ment of natural right. To the vindication and support of the great doetiir.es thus avowed Mr (Jefferson dedicated his life, and after his death aa (ascription, drawn by hlirsslf and now found area his tombstone, wa* discovers! smongst his pspers, to this effect ? "Hera lias burled rhomai Jefferson, author of the t toleration of Amerioan lade psndrnae, of the statute of Virginia far religious freedom, and father of the University of Virginia." It was in the teeth of this history, In the face or this insarlptim. and over tbe grave of this man, that tbe onpasent* of demooraoy in Virginia dared to attempt the eetablishmaat of nativa intolerance and religious persecution Nor had they the trace, as in every other Stale, to hide their heads ia a bag. 'Irgiaia alone has tbe viwa voce vote. Those who would trample there upon tbe history ot our revolution, the pre cious principles nnder which it was cairled on and on whieh our II sorties were established? those who would ooa vert its promlsis Into false pretences and* proclaim It a sham and a cheat, might know nothing, but in Virginia they mnst any scmethln*. They mast voto vim twe, and thus publicly admit their connection with aa order which tbey krew in their hearts d, served the utter ignou ley with whieh it Is soon to be cavred. Tbe result is what mliht well have been antioii atad. Mr. Wise deserves the htA?t ot ttrlnii lit ?? ?Miy iWi (ttcsi ux imt into tbe ttnnu He deserve* the credit of having conducted dLe cuvtii ?ith ability, fidelity, In dustrv and conrac*. And be richly deserve* the hirh and homrnhle poH'ioti In srhiob the result of the canvas* ba* (laeed btm. It li not ?\?nn hi* victory. or that of the other eietlnfuithtd caadidateJ trite aucoesd with him; II n not Alois a victory of tbe de.iocradin pa:ty? It it a vlot otj of democratic principle*, effected by 1 tiiral ?nd just tnou.

Party associations, to frequently acoidental. ne'er acni ra'ely describe *r define the politic*! oentinenti of tk? i'ldi vidual* who *re ratced under tliem I have no doabt that man* liberal miudsd whir* vstsd 'b? democratic ticket ia Virginia, and I know tbat thonsand* af thorn ia Now York rejoice in its ancoeaa Let it, than be our eare st ta t on duo: tbe apiroachlng oanvada id Now York, that a *till mite glorious -riuinph uiay ctuwn our effort*. I.ut our P'?> tion te sharply dtfincd. our ?auro thoroughly diacaeaed, and cor candidate* worthy of our **u*e. l>o (bin, and New York. In M&i and ISM, will stand whoro ah* atood in ISOO, in Ir-H aid li>U ndu by aide nitu Virginia, iu the front raak ?? victory. Beapectfiuly aud tru^y.^?^!!^ LET Tin OP JOHN m'mom. r? i w funic, May 31, ISM Cirti.jmin The election which haajuet oljsed in lfir Kinia, ia well worthy of congratulation by the ilenooraey a ion:n.?uy Hall I do uot intfud to refer to all tbe cauaet 01 suecets, or ? i the p in r pled Tindica'.ed by the glorltus result, but. I cantot omit to mentioa that in the foremost rank atands the triumph of rtligioua (tredoia. The victory via carried through a oonteat waged with art invisible ene my. Tbe trna principle* of tte Oeelaration ot Indepeod euce, a Ml more particularly the opposition of that untnsrial instrument to the King of Great Britain. ?h> " had p;i"?sd lawa to prevent the naturalization of foreigner*' ? against tbat regulation Virginia took up arms with her aiater colonies. As by her armaoa the field of battle ahe struck down a rojal tyrant, so now ab* ha*, by the vote* of ber freemen, trampled underfoot the men ?bo have embraced tbe edlon* doctrine* of the opprenur. " Sir ttmper fi/r.ir hit" i* *?iU ber gloriout motto Hersto<ore we bavo had pactl"! is the country founded on frcat principles, led by distinguished met on either aide, actuated by high and honorable motive*, aad ducujting in Cfin dav the qneations of public policy which divide natn ra'Jy tee public mind. A our a faction ha* spruog up amungat us o which not a member d?;e avoa himaelt In the dark they carry the dagger ot the assassin. Noaoiho rltative exposition . Mgncd with reputable namea, ha< ever been cent forth by the Dody : with *uob meant no good object evercan to sought. Trnth lovea the light. Fraud wr^nx, and error, can only tbnve lu darkness What true Ame rican could join a political organizkt.on whinh i* c'amp ed together by oatha v The very thought ia degrading tn an honorable mind Thn daik lantern ooespiiacy. a* Mr. Wn>o taimstt e new faith, ia a diagrao* to the country and to th< anligbtened ait in which we live. Sio far a* I can judt;o of it* or:aiiiatina, iti leader* are composed of men who con'd hold no potitton in any respectable p^ty ? who have, in fact, been expelled trou> political ecmhina ionn hav ing pn per object* in view, and wno. have find to thi* laat reluge "tor aatoty and forauccor." I am latntied that anr man identified with tbit movement? nay, even ?u*peou*dof being identified? will be marked a* with [oliiical ainallpox, tba trace of which will net bo r? moved, and by whiob he will be brandtd hvrraltor &? unworthy of the ci nfidanae of the people 1 have no arpreheneien that tho ravlngt of bi gotrv and tlhberality cau for anv length of tim? awar the mitua of tte American peoplo. lhey may lie mi*iou: but the mon.cnt they are eouvineed of their error they will again rvaume their wonted csurae, which is guided by truth and honesty. I can conceive so more mnnitroni proposition than to ex clude aay man from participation in the management of the offices of the State for hl? roligiona opinion*. Whtu a rran'a canaclentloua mode of worahipiug hit Maker ia made tho badge of diihonor. farewell to r**peet for the oonttita ti i of the country? ftrorell to American liberty. The tup portera of tbe new movement pretend to have gratt appro benaiuDt of tbe influenoe ot Human I'atholica. what ground ia there for tbia tear '; Have tbey monopolized the govern ment of the cation, or of tbla State? In the btata of Now York no Boman C atholic bas held thn office of Governor, (lieutenant Governor, or any of the State tflloea at Al bany. Not one baa ever held the offioo of Mayor of tbil oity. In tho general gotornment not one of them fiom thin State ha* ever held any office at tho head of a department. Net one hat beon a mem ber of the (senate frcm this State, and but one ot tbat ancient creed from tlis State bat yet seen serrloa aa a mem ber of the lion ie of Representatives. No Coll v't?'. Naval Officer or Survej or in thia city, bat ever belongod to that cbuicb. No fereign miniattr selected from thu State hat ever bten attached to that faith. Aud yet, ia thit State the moat numerous body of the Roman Oathollo Church in the Union U to be tound. Uow can there ba any reason to cbtrge tbat aect with undua iutluonc*, when a trace of tbeir powir ltararce'y to be aeenV I regret that I have not the tlmo fully to develops my viewt cn tbit interctting toplo: but 1 mutt notforget that the occasion wbl?h callt yon tog-ther ia pecnliarly opportune to unite the democracy of thia State. It i* the moment to elate our divided rankt. Why should we longer give by onr divi atoii a tueceti to onr enemies? We oan all meet on a common declaration of oppoaition to a oruaada againtt man of any country ir any particular creel. We oan all atand ihonlder to shoulder in opposition to legislation founded on fanati etim. We can join hand in band In support of the obnitlta tiernl lights ot tho Ponth M well at of the North, of ths F.ait a* well at of tb? Wo?t, againtt prohibitory tariff*? again at extrnvagainxpanditom? acsinit internal improve met tt by the r?ntral p,o*ernmeni? in a word, ia tupport ol tho true ?j<|. fashioned democratio doctrines. Do who cannot ""*.*tn lueh doctrines ia no democrat: and, at any rate, thirs ars sufficient nombets who do enpport them to secure a victory in tho noxt contest in ihli State. I regret that I will not ba tble to be prttent at yonr meet ing to night. 1 have engagementa which I manot forego I cc?ta n it T'" *?" an aaaombly worthy ol the causs; and, whattver in a >' dont, 1 liavi ill flyW J"? ' bonr, tbe Hon. Hetify A. Wile, will n4t ho lorg 'tten^ To Mm all htnor it due. fer the ehivaVio manner la Wu.^.. _ bat upheld tho banner of tka democracy. In hit hands th ? escutcheen <f Old Virginia hat not been dimmed. Ba ha vindicated tlie tins American principles of liberality an 1 the rights of conscience, on the soil rendered sacred by >h t taneti of Washington tnd Jefferson. Uii ata) worth arm ba ? defended the tepnlrhie of freedom's mightiest shi -ft from tbs tread of the infidel. With great retpeot, I remain your obedient servant, JOHN Melt EON The 1 Resident text introduced Mr. Taos. Dvnn En o lis if , of Virfni*, to the meeting', who spoke as follows It ia now neatly ten years since I laat addreaaed th cetaccracv ot N'tw York within the walie of Tammaoy Bail. (Cheers.) It seems to me, however, that 1 ace ver y nearly the same face* and witaeas the lane tntburissm now aa then. (Cheers.) 1 fe*l t ictediogly houured by the invitation to add read you, although I am aensibla that that honor ia given more to the Rate In wbich I reside than to any personal abili'.y or politioal diitinition I may poises*. I tate it aa an honor, and will endeavor to respond to it as beat I may. If I should aay anything which may excite yonr prejudfcea or ill feelings; if yon abould diadaln my style or oh like my argument, you hare an excellent remedy at hand? yon can refuse to listen. It ia one of the privileges of American citizenship that wa need not listen to anything except what we lika to hear. I have been engaged for many jeaia actively, although not promintntly, In canvassing before the peoule on the Mde of the democratic party. Daring that time I have heard much on both aides of the question; bat I tell yon in a friendly spirit that in all the canvasses in which I have borne a part I have never witaesaed any in which there waa so much disregard for troth, da cency, courtesy and liberality as In the late canvass of the State of Virginia It seemed an though men who had been noted Lltherto for their courtesy and manners in ad dressing the people, towards their opponents, for their strict regard to troth and decency? it appears that they have forgotten suddenly all this; and men who had hith?rto been accuatomed to canvass a State peaceably, feared to go before tbe people unless supported by the courage of the gladiator, or theferawllnc of the bnlly. 1 litre were men who took part in that canvaaa because there were new issues presented, and beeanse they were determined that tbe old party in Virginia should not be driven away by a party that had a<iopVd a system of midnight tactics, and which assume! to iul? Virginia. The gieat canvass in Virginia biought in some new and disturbing elements, but it ia to be remaikeil that in a conteet solely for local^offlces, the opposition presses teemed with, and the oppoeition speakers were full of, abuae of the democratic national administration No thing. it is true, was urged specifically; but there waa an abundance of aarcasm and malicious inuemloe.t le velled against the President and bU Cabinet. A Voicx ? Three groans for the Hxkaij>. This call waa not responded to, and the speaker con tinned. I do net come here aa the chair pion of any set of Ken: but I allude to this as sbowlog the spirit ia which that canvass was oomlucted, and as snowing cne of tbe elements against which we had to con tend. lb ere were a number of gentlemen who had ioimeTly acted with the partv, but who, because of certa n private ends they had In view, did not aasiat us. Tk?y acted ia this way because they were not selected an the standard bearer ? they refused to bear not alone the heat of the day, but their part of Ae bur den cf the conteat. We had. la aloltlon to all this, to contend with a foe whose blows were felt, bnt whose aim could not be aeee? a foe who pandered to the low est interest*, and a fee tbat was illiberal, ungenerous, unjust and unscrupulous; but wa had a man to leal ua ?bo waa every inch a man. (Enthusiastic cheer ing ) A man who eame before the people with all hia frankneaa and bcldaeae? who, whatever may have been hia paat life or views, stood there caked to the world, who feared nothing bat do'ng wrong, and who despised nothing bnt fraud and villany. (Renewed cheering. ) The reeult ia before you ? you knew It? you have mat here to night to celebrate it, and your cheers aa they reverberate from old Tammany, will re- echo to the very extreaae portions of the Old Do minica. (Cheera.) I think It proper that I should ?av something concerning this peculiar and aecret society of wbich we have braid aomucb; but I approach it wi th some diffldence ? I cannot apeak ex cath-dra I know Utile of their secrete, in fast 1 may aay I knew nothing of them ? that la, of my own knowledge. Hut there are trcdes of getting an is sight into some things, no matter how secret they may be kept It does not require grea tagacity .after all, to diaoern the objecta of the party; w have had eprtad abroad in the apeeehes of Know No' thing gov* mora, aenatora, and legislators, tbeir alms ana Surporei, and from these it appears that they hav? eea contending for two points ? ene of which ia to prevent totally, or or nearly ao. the naturallra ticn of all foreigners, and the other, to exclude t n'irely Catholics from all public offices. (Iheera.) Stripped of all the rhodooB-mtele, of all tbe rhetorical floariahes, ef the Amerioana ruling /m? rice, and all the other dodgea that have a forty b<rae power of humbug about them to delude the ansua (feting, the real objects of thia dark lantern eonapiracy so ob became apparent Now, la apite of the aecresy of thia movement, let me tell yon that it haa for ita baaia? and that .la what rendered it dangeroaa? aome little hbow of trnth. I stand bare to aay what I know and what you knew, no matter whoee prejudices I may ma against, whose oorna I may trample npoa, or whoae hat I may kncck over his ejea. (Laughter.) for my self, I have no apprehensions at all about the tide of ?miaratlon that Is flowing npoa our shores. Three bun dled thousand. Ave hundred thousand? aye, eveo a m i lion? might come here annually, and he absorbed la the greet Anglo Saxoa maelstrom, without checking ita ver tical motion. A Voici? ' The Celtic, not Anglo-Saxon. Mr Engukh? I aay Anglo Bat on maelstrom, because w ten we epeak et tbii country ealcnixed from Great Britain we call it Anglo -Sana. Tub &sik Voicb? It In Celt c. (Cheers and hisses. ) Mr Kirtiura? I am not accustomed, In the "tate ia wb!cb I rseide to be put down when aldrees ag aa aa eemb'sge of my fellow ntl*<es la a r*?p?et'al m?n??r. If that I* to be the caae, however- (Or.ee of "On on" "f* 1 say lhar?M few* a?nt Uug unmeaee MBiflrat-'TO, b*:t if ! ha J, I ahauld much prefer tint Uko who hw her# should be i?om ?o aUecunoe. ths* tebavethtB remain .vi a'iem ii onrinKii1 (Applause.) It u a..c*ed, sail witk -onis show of truth, t&et a Urge pottioa ot tbosa wbn come to tun country, instes I of B?lu(t where labor is scarce, remain where it ii least io demand (-ome of th?m rosy be unil<l? to irn but no m.itter, ? la.-?e disss of tUeui go V,'??tirnrJ, ?ud sores 1 tbem??lvp.? over the ;?rairle? the mountains and the val leys ef tbe The greater pottisn thus prepsre tbemsetves to Income good Ara>ri can cttteeas, sn1 the ptoeeaiidra of ntuidy Amtrican* Bet U mait b? cetfested tint there ars ?c.n>e ?an J I wast jou to li.?ten to me patient]/ ? tbwe are some. I am icc j to nay. who form claw organuat oai, bearing ti-e u33i* of their former nitionatties Jon; after they bsvo MBOtqtM their stiejisnce to fore-go aovereijrm , end this is offensive, not alone to the native portion, but to every asturalittd ci izens? and it meet* with tin* ij^robatica of none *bo ijok at t'.e oath of alle glaico p?oj?r>y Ihete are others again, who, liariog e*c?j ec (,03) being trampled down at bsme, when they c?'H* here, in the exuberance of the?* spirit at treal iog os free sotl, where hint* nor tyrant can no lunger oppress thtm, become the Heicest of republicans, and r 10 tf?aii Suout correcting errors which they tay exist in our system of government. Now, this they have as jier'ect "right to do, ss either you or 1; but there are !Kbj<? who sttemp*. to effect all this by blading together uuder tbel." former raticsslity. lint if tbey have not teamed, a-" tbey wili learn, tbat this country is out a primitive diuiocvacy, but a country whose institutions have grown out ol the peculiar position in which it was placed, and by its colonial necessities ? if they have not learned tta! yet, th?y wll'. And thsse offenoes, great as tiey are in my eyes, are not a good o? proper reason for an abrogation of the naturalisation laws. (Cheers ) On ths ether band, in justice to our oraocenti ? for 1 sin inclined to be jnst even to the Know Nothings (laughter)? 1 mast say. that come of the arguments in favor of retaining ths naturalization lawa as they are, we?e not more pertinent to the issues involved. While we admit the services and denttion of Commodore Barry, Iafayetta and the o htr distinguished foreigners who fongbt in our revolution, it should not be considered in gratitude to tfcose nob'e men if we tiud it nscessiry cr think It proper to change the term of naturalisation. 1 sm satistled with the term as it Htands, <nd I arrive at tbat conclueiob solely Irom motives of oxpediency and State polcy Ths question is one that stands by itself on its own merits; but the other point, which is oppo sition to one sect or religion, can never be successfully dfferled, whether that proscription consists in ex:la slon from otEro or from naturalisation. (Cheers ) But it is saiu the influence of certain sots anl ministers, v bo step atide from tbeir'oflice, is nsed for improper purposee Now I say in regard to this, lit loose, if you wilt, upon them the Indignation of their fellow citizens an<i the thunder of the law. But if you look at the mere Ibfluence every minister exerts over his congrega tion, it is patt all law to control it. Ihere is a tendency to pi last woisbip in every community, more especially smong the ladies, who always lead th* gentlemen by the cose. (lAugbter.) The lambs of the Hock doit upoa the Rev. Mr. Context, whose s vie is so sweet, whose niscr.tr is to gentle, whose step is so cat like, and ? hose power over his congregation is as grea+ as that of the triple crowned man of the Vatican over his host of be Iteve.'S. The thunders of bis mandates do not roar so loud, but they are ss powerful in their church as thoso of Pius IX Papal Home, 1'rotestant England. Catholl : Spain, Puritan Massachusetts, (juaker Pennsylvania ? all per secuted and all were persecuted. Saul stoned Stepthen, Nero crucified Peter, Luther persecuted Zuinglius, Cal tin nerrecutcd Servctus; Puritan Praisegod Barebones persecuted Obad'.ah Broadbrim, while he kills the character of his opponents with lying murderous innetidoes. It is the nature of the beast, and it cannot t* altered. We cannot stop this by enactments; the true f oliey for us to purene is not only not to op press a particular sect, but to prevent the domination of the strong over the weak. The policy of the people in such a ccntest should be to divide and conquer. No mstter what may be the teliglcn, no matter what may be the position of the minister at the altar, whether he hoiOs firth in ehnrcb, mosque, temple, chapel or msst iog house, be will a'wajs sway an Immense influence over bis hearer*, sn Influence far more omnipotent than that exercised by German tyrants. Now let aot any one here misunderstand entirely the cause of the late triumph in Virginia, lion't let It enter into your minds that that victory was alone a tiiumph of the administration, or of Ita measniea, or that it waa a mere personal triumph of Mr. Wise, although be had to tight against Know Nothing ism with Bayly and Extra- Billy Smith leading the forces. Do not fitter Imsglce It was entirely and solely a victory over Know Notbingfsm, for there waa another principle Involved, and I sm glad I can tell you hire, in Tamm&ny Ilall. coithof Mascu and Dixon's line, what that principle was, and tbat when tbat is presented to the peo-', 0{ Vlrcnia, their action will be alwa?- 4_'ue fm# - ffg, lB. atltutioBS of Vir^rda w.re u;~iled by fan?ticlsm. (UUMI. ) It bad bsen proclaimed from one extrem# of Ue North to the other, that the recent vioUais ef the Kn0V Nothing triumphs io th? North were victims of tbat fsnaticum; ail? 'he Bfople of Virginia had learned to calculate the cost of the Urltrf, whsnever* foreign or a domesti: foe should attempt to ^'c-at? to lit-r wh*t she aboula do, or what the should not ."*?- And this p ovir cave down to the State of Virginia, a-"*? control and direct her aUkirs. It i> tru^lt cau.^ tn * mask; it csme in disguise; but the peopl* were Bv.' to be deceived, and the trumpet voioe of Wise, of Ao concac, has led them on to victory. (Tremendous ap plause.) Gentlemen, I shall stop' here. I have but a word or two more to say. Befare I came in a friend handed me an article, published in one of the daily presses of this citv, tbe Kxprtu. (Groans, and cries of j ? Tcn't mird reading It '') I io to' Intend to read it all to you, Int theie are a few sxtraeta ? | Orient ptsrls in amber hutif, ] wbicn I mud rem! to yon. lb* speaker proceeoed to road and comment upoa a few of the extracts from tbe article in question, an 1 continued:? Now. It is true that Virginia is incurably democratic, as the article says. She took the dlseai<e in tbe natural way, and it bes been on her ere r since. (Langbter.) Bu?. to say that her farmers are fanatical and btgottert, either shows that tbe writer apoke what te kcew was alse, or eleetbat he was grossly ignorant. There is no people more conversant with democratic principles, or who will more readily listen to argument than tbe people of tbe State of Virginia. As ;o her being a secondary State, I have often heard tbat before It la aa old pong The State of Virginia has always maintainor a frond position by patriotism, learning and by the intellect of ber sons (Applause.) And yon cannot forget tliat though she may not have Invented so many revoking mousetraps or so many bees' of it* as some States fcast, she haa given princi ples to tbe nation which are acknowledged and rererad ; and ebe is not to be changed because an enemy comes in a new guise, for Virginia cares nothing for tht word, she mufct be satisfied with the sense. The speaker sat dowa, and most enthusiastic cheering la honer of tbe State of Virginia was maintained for stveral minutes. Mr Cocukami stated tbat he bad Information that the Hon. Km. H. Jngiiih, of Indiana, and other members of Congress were in the hall, and if eo, be would respect fully Invite them to come up to the platform. He fur ther informed tbe meeting tbat he intended to have In troduced to it James W. Nye, bnt owing to tbe anxiety of Colonel Doheny, who was here and wished to address It, be wonld first introduce him. Col Doilies y tben came forward and was loudly cheer ed. He said be wished to ray a few words here in con sequence of certain remarks which had fallen from tbe last speaker. He (Mr. English) had said tbat Know Notblngism wax not without a eause. 1 agree with bim. There is a certain ranee for Know Notnlnglsn, bat not the cause which he haa assigned. There are knaves in every religion and traitors In every eause. These was Gavazzi, the Jesuit traitor, on the one side, who came over here to kindle religious animosity. There is Browason, tbe atheiat traitor, at tbe other, who was converted to eatholicism. 4 A Voice ? "And the Angel Gabriel " (Laughter.) Mr. Doh*mt? Yes, and there Is tbe Angel Gabiiel too. (Laughter.) And tbe sum of their religion is to teach Catholics and Protestants to go to heaven by grasping each others throats. I am not skilled in sheila: I know not whither 1 should be cleared as a hard shell or soft shell democrat. (Laughter ) lint 1 am a democrat; and I am here to thank the noble son of tbe South for risking for a proieribed people his position and his political pioeperte, snd to sssure bim of the gratitude of those for whom he male tbe risk. (Applause.) 1 can speak for one section of foreigners bere, and I can say that If Vir ginia bas done us a favor now, we have done Virginia lavors before, and shall do ber favors again. There never was a time when the institutions of Virginia or Mouth Carolina were endangered tbat there were not the voice and tbe votes cf Irishmen to support them. (Loud cheers.; My friend from Virginia (Mr. English) will re nremter that wb' n a lawless mob, beaded by a e'ergy man, roie to violate tbe law in Boston, the law was pro tected and enforced by a body of Irish cltiaen so'diery. (Applause.) And what was their reward ? That State, through its Governor, li?d ta the people of the United Etates, fcr be disbanded immediately those Irish eitieen soldiery who caused tbe laws of tbe United States to be carried into exeeution. (Great applause.) Now. suf pose tbe Know Nothings were to have their w ll to morrow, ar,d that we left this blessed land? all fort igners and all Iiishmen? there might be some with drawn frcm Msesaohuaetts who had devoted their laSor and Industry, not to making wooden nutmegs, but to berirg it* mountains, and to developing tbe internal re sources of tbe State, and their loss mghtbefelt. My friend frnm Virginia coir plained tbat there were persons who preserved nat'oaal hedges after their arrival here. I, for one, cen'ess tbat after I cam* bere I did so, and I am cot ashamed of It. (Cheers ) We Irishmen may have fared badly, and housed badly, we may have fed cn 'Mumpers'' at home, bnt we bad a true heart wltliln us; and 1 ssy tbat it would be well for America, and well fcr humanity, tbat Irishmen and Germans should 'preserre tbe good qualities which they bring from home, snd consecrate them to the land of their adop tion. (Applause.) I belong to a regiment of Irish men in this city, and I ean tell my friend from Vlrg nla tbat If any mob In ttrts city riae to vio late the laws of tbe Union, tbat regiment will be first on hand to defend the law; aad whatever danger threaten this country, whether from the Pope of Rome cr the Imperial fool of France, or the Queen of England, Ii Isb tr en will he found fighting uadar the banner of freedom, and Irish bkod will be found mingling with the fonmo't In the fight. (Apt-lnnse.) We aek no pri vilege here which is not received by otner clVsens. We ask tbe Ubett.ee of Americans, and wa oiler in exchange ourb'.o'd And If ever once more, as In Quebec tbe l.ke occasion should arise, there will he found Irish in tellect l*ad.ng the armies of the United States, and h'.ih blood mingling In the tide of suceess. (Great ap plause ) A Voioa? WVat about Pehea'opol ? Mr. Ik>h**T? I am tot speaking about Sebastopol. We have tad a BT?e*?r battle t# flght in Virginia THev have Mt tatoa 9tbasVop?t bat tht Virginia ie?siacy aava 4 taken tb? catacomb* o( Know Notblo^im. (LatigbMr.} Tbrvf never waa a Bouthera iaaue io this < ouairy l? Which the I nab men h?re not been found for* moat J? ,'upportJag Heathers iaatituiioaa. I think I naeahr r< taring af a jocag foreigner named I-afarette. tMpiif at fcaj, Is tli? Virginia wood*, with a saaaU bead of ??*? a > 1*1 of Rritifh eokUara, and it aarely would b? atna|t | if V.ijpinia akcold forget U ia (rati tu da which aha awa4 to foi aij nerg ViraiaJa baa not forgotten it, aad 1 ataai hfif uaw to tbaak virgiaia, ia the name af tha tfaaaa cratie world, let what ihe baa junt achieved. Tbwagh tb?re ana coraea at the Crimea, and though tha fool af Franca 'nea to farget tba nl*u#hwr of hla tfaapa theofc and oaaeaa a gallepade wHh the Queao of kngtaad faa liuckirgbMB lulare, their ia atil' l.umant/ ia Kraaoa, ani man; i ocble heart beata bo t.*f oa tba ah ore of tha I>aiiube. tt?Tbei*.t, and ia tbe rtreeti ef Home, aaL " poaa.ble, *cre UoHy atill ia Iriah Xmm a. ( ApplauiM.) And tboae Learta w.ij get a new impuUe raid a aaw aa? auiauce bob the triu-nph aval Kno <r Nutbingiaaa. Tha victory of Vi.-|inu ia ?nur? bapt an! a c*rtatn augwqf to tbe anccaj* or tt? c\u*e of aaakind (baad ay viauae, dump which Mr Oahtnv leaumed hla aaat ) Mr. CocuaaMc raad another telegraphic frapatch, wtirh had jaat been received from Philadelphia, aa Iowa rini.Ain I VII1 A. Hay St, tast. Chairiiaw Dimmuiitic Mkbti.nu Ttuiuv llin. T?entv thouaaiil Wire nan of (be birth pltua of liberty e*nU areelin^a te tba (toed cauae. Abetter iinm?iHtUh. 1 heroin a deiuocratlo moetia* now btia* held in Phlla4? pkia. r. J. M'CAJTL XST. (Tretnendout cbaerlng.) 'io tbia deipatcu he returned anawer? Twenty thousand. Wiae democrat in and afeoat Trvmeiaaj Ual', aend *re?ting back to thair brethren in Phrt&lelpUa. (FntLuaiaatic chaors.) 6*n?ral Jas. W. Nva waa nest introduced, and aflac three cbeera being propoaed for and given him, ha pro ceeded to aaj: ? My fellow cit lens ? I cannot say, as iow haya sail to-night, that I thank the Chairman for here to- night. Neither you ner I may feel tu h.m for that. (Laughter.) I coma here fof.th?|Tg time in my life? 1 hate no parental claim onJMa hall-j am a rort of int?rleper? (A voice: No Hir-oe ) o?* come here, gentian an.l fellow citkeno, to JV congratulation! with jour* on the acbievtd in the old parent State of % (4ppUaaQ The name of Virginia 1 honor. I rs?amb? that tafcsr honored soil lie the ashes of a Jefferson, of a Madlsoj, of a Henrr and of a bout ?f other worthies. ( V plause ) Know NothlngUm la a thing I know about. (Laughter ) 1 judge noirn thing of Its ?M?no?e? from the ingredient, it is composed of; and to me to be made up of ? a who toj W nil hope of success In rvguUrpartr But tbey were not able to bsar the light. Faint inosaai mubt be that vision which wUl dissipate and melt nnder the light of democratic troth. Nothing but?uoo*? could give It even a faint exljtanoa. lt WM tho.e ephemeral existence# which dies " *?.. is bciu It has gone out? and It will ? * At*? of putrlcity behind It. (Laughter.) 1 have a broaW philanthropy om thin subjeat of citizen <hlp tlyn strict democi atic principles would justify. ! have that kind of chaiitj that 1 care not ?{>?*? * Give mo the man, 1 care not whether he was born to lam), where genius has its brightest glow, or whether b? was born In Stolid Germany, where ?4i?trtlr the inch. A man la deserving of freedom wmm earns It; and wl,o. I ask, earn. It b.tterthanb. who turns his hack upon \xi? home. ,rV5 of his fathers, who renounces old despotisms, comes to take shelter under democratc ln* j?||* tioni ? We sre Americans because **"n?ot It ; you foreigners are Americans from oboioe. We har* maue no .acf.Uce for our privileges; you hare made WV ter sacrifices for them; yon hare csn?? you were under a despotism, and hare comet* ?Djoy republican freedom. I honor you In yQur ehoto*. you have Uoee well. If yon do not \ftukeei*e round* jou may make ycur children bless y our chow*. ter.) Itii the proudtst boast of the country tbatw?a take 400,000 prisoners of peace from the down-troddem despotisms of Europe; and If they are not rapabltoaaa bv choice, we make them become such. ^Thore U?nm log power in democratio principle*, ^hay maka ifve tl.em whether they will or no. But the queeraa* tling about Know NothingUm la Ha count of religion. Being a iquare-toed Yankee r./mlL I don't care bow much religion youhave. ( / If your rel'gion is not tignt, you will find It oas and if one set of trusteed does not <ttl, yon, tfa* Emeu will find you another set. (Grwit laughter.^ It U saiiL "here In religious toleration '? Sir, at tha riak ?' i.ribg j ou oBtnce. liepnd'nta the thing. *b** ? in^uch tiling as religious toleration hero. It linj glous fieedom. Religion j. as free b.re as th, ?e breathe ; and there Is no each thing astolerntama aheut it. It U anliborfnt right It, to ???? '*g? ^ sleets ani no'oody alsa's. (Laughter.) ''J* W.a Heligion here, under our consUtutton, otaimjS | toleration firm nobody- It i Is snUtledto "Vsks&wb ssArJsa. <*??? 11 1 'rejoice, my fcUow .Ititens, In this victory obtained IB Virginia, for this reason? that it U the death knell of ? I . -?ous organisation. There is but one excuse tar a, daBgw 0|i the face of God's earth binding tham setof rt?? mut political organ, ration? that it, selves together in . -t 0f the tyrant is felt -whew sir, where the Iron n,<j__ where ovwy heart every impulse of freedom - human frao that beats and ttroba with the gush-"'? . . dom Is pursued with the bayonet of th? .??w,a| olery? there, where freedom oannot lisp wik? . ? . quick ear of7 the informer being ready to patch It nE? tear it to the despot- there, men *? tcgether In secret orgaaniiation. But here, In repnMJ can America, where the ballot box Is the birthrigbtof every man- here where It Is in operation, and opeaalmes* every month in the J ear for an booest?preaslo?eg tbeir wishes through i{_ (cheers) -hert t in itself, and fraught with evil; aad If It wwe ae* nipped in tho bud, It might grow to be a nwastar. l>llow citizens, 1 have never had the toe*t < f that hybrid indescribable Know ter ) I see that they kicked a man out of convention i* niv native city, because he made two ciphers on the en velope of a let'er. (Langhter l HU name wa^ Hnfc. baro. On general princfp'.es, I "J th?u right to kick blm out, becsuse he had no business tuar^. (Laughter.) But I say that when they watch taam ? cloeefy In convention, that If th?y see him ?tke tww cipLers, which I oould never make anything out of, they must ke a small set. 1 believe that kicking out is what they call taking the fourth degree. (Boars of laughter.) Now, here In New York, where, I think without ??? tiim I can say that the strong *rmofthe d^onders* deccocratic principles has been raised and will b? raised: where strong heartabeat as long I ind as for democratic snccese, ns even In v?rg1?'? we will n* only do what Virginia has doD? ^n^ thne ti fJTl but we will beat them, aj w* geoeraUy do, thwe to o* (trtmendous applause)? in the majority which wo ?? acqs ire. I very seriously doubt, Mr. we will ever have a chance to do so-1 think the ?M? Is i*ead (Laughter. ) I know It Is cold above Its knrni (langbter ) 1 think It Is gasping: 1 think its epiUpfc. I* half written. In what paper ? wUl appear I do ?s* know'nor do I care; but It wDl r?ad something UW tbU ? nied, on a ?l?en day-whatl Woihing. It waa lamented by no one; It died Cnboaored, and bad a pauper s gr**e. (Rfcuch wilVbethe end of it hsr?, ^1 There Is no doubt abont it. Urt not Wabmen Wgard ?. let not Germans get too uproarious a^t lt jaat koo? quiet, the Yankees will take care of that thing (A? . nlause ) Do net fret about it, I tell you, It Is a da M cog ?(laughter, ) ? an 1 when I say that we finished it here, 1 say ?u?;. thjlt. -f .S^ald STtThaX death blow in Virginia, although tw^uld llto to haj* dealt it ourselves. ( Apple u?V) l ba** u , ^ dsrlred to say. It Is possibly the last time. ae? is?* fliat, that I will have spoken in Tammany Hal). nisbt. (Tremendous cheering, and usalass attempts ? prevail on Mr. Nye to prolong his speech.) TbeCiMMMA* next Introdoced to the meeting thoBa* William H. F.ngllth, M. 0., of Indiana. He was muslin* with loud cheers. When they subsided ho said > Gentlemen- 1 am a ?t ranger In your city I have been a democrat from my **r) is the first night that my feet rested In Wjaalda^ Tammany Hall. I came hero to lHUn and not ta sp^. My desire now Is only to mlngtomv humble Totoe wMfc yours in coigratulatlng the soble bmomoj n!a on their late magnificent victory That Ttetorj, gentlmtn, h** a ttfUl m to tie heart ol the democracy of this nattaP ? The Ralls at Wise, of Accomsc, recently^"'1! that JM rock of defence ajrninst Know Nothtnglem was tern foun<l with the Indomitable .lenocracy. He salght hnvw gone further, an.l have said that at all all circumstancos, the rock ot , , rr^ nr%f h^L^hr bees found In that same In.lomlUble democ'^T- Wbeatha odious all.n and sedition laws wero '"tr^^M^e ro* Mmfi m.B *ho fttuwM ticnr It was not the desnocratle P*rt7_.lh,t *??? ??Dieeentsd. (Cheers.) That democracy was \Tlbt defence. So, too, t. the Mrxtcaa -? and in the war between tha atd the I nited Wates ^ ^k.^when the whlg^rtjj^ tempted to pass the bankiupt Isw, then t^tweeins^ ciatic parly came to the resene. Now, fellow "??"?j yon have nothing to fear. The wsul It rM,*7toenlalk proved that tbaKnow Nothing r>ar^7 abolitloss Pt has dwindled down into ? ^J^^banthX party, and can never raise Mshs^J ^ %'^SSSi.SS' ' when ? ^ Koow Nothing eeunaUa tlmalatm, and then, a? mi lag was declsred aojoarnea. * OUTSIDF. MHTTKO. _ . Hromi round Tammany Hall was sa tmaaaaa, that cit ?)??" ??!?""?. >?? W frcat of the hotel, whate-m extempore platform wn? erecttd, whence stirring speechea ware deliver* by tha fsllsnt Captain himself and by Messrs T. A^G'ovee, W. f n* 11 1' Caiey aed others, and ever and an>n tha ?boats an 4 arclsmatlons of -.he outsiders eassete drown not only the voloes of the speakers instde, hatJ7_f plaudits of the meeting. Alteget**. ssaattng wtt granaiy saocasalai.