Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, August 5, 1836, Page 2

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated August 5, 1836 Page 2
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i- U 1 I) A Y M 0 II N I N G, AUGUS T 5. i'laOPIiE'iS TIDIEST. for rnr.eiUKNT WM, EI. BIAKEfilSON. ron vicr, rursinnNT FRANCIS K RANCH It. roit novntiKoti S J H A S K. U If E 3 O ST, i,ii:ut. noviiRNon DAVID JI. CAMP, of Dcil.. ron -i itKA'stir.K.R AUCUSTINH CLARKE. SENATORS KOIl CIIITTF.NDKN C0UNTI. .IOIIN N. POMUIlOYi 1IAURV ron U.Mvr.n?iTV or Vi-.hmont. Commencement of this Institution was ccl rbralcil in llio Wliilo Church on Wcdncs ilay last. Tlio day bdng very favorablo the occasion was honored by the presence of a large concourse of people', who sufiicicntlv manifested their grn'ifieatinn by the mark ed attention with which they listened to the exorcises. ORDER OF nXHRCISCS. 1. Pinjcr lly llio I'leaiilonl. 2. Sacied Jliiirk. y. Oi ai ion 'Ilia tcu,nid'n in the young men ofourrounliy. Hdwin Jr-7i,Ur:iinti co. 1, Oration I'oiteu-innce ncrrss.irt' to lilcrnry eminenro. Eldridgc H'albridgc, lloll.iml, Ms. 5. Ormton Wjiiiir oTllic Age. Franklin Jhtl ler, bssix. C. Oi.nion Pciniincnt Constitutional law no ccsiary lo tho sc-emiiy of n fioo CJotornmcni. IJ illium II. A. Hindi, Randolph. 7. S.iricd Aliitiik. 8, Or.iiinn Cunncriion of Religious sentiment I null the I- iiio Ails. Chai. IV. Jlici, .Shoioliam. 10. Oi in ion ror;cifuhi"s off rlf Ch, nuclei itlie offipnii.s. Edward I'". Marsh, lluilfonl. 11. Oi nt ion lucre im-of educated men essential ti tho welfare of nnr roiuiiij. Geo. If. Piatt, Candidate for the ilci'icc nf .Master of Arts. 12. Dcgt eos Cnnfc-nod. 13. Sacicd alushk. II. 1'iajrr llj ihe licjidcnt. 15. Benediction. Degrees wercconfuircdoii a large num ber of pcrsnn-s whoso names wo have not been favored with. The Phi Sigma No Society, nnd the University Institute bold their celebration' in the afternoon, mid llio Society for Re ligious Inquiry, in the evening. The ad dresses of Messrs. Hopkins, Henry, nnd Smith, were listened in with much inlcrcsl, nnd wo nrc pleased to learn thai thri will coon be laid heforu the public. The Junior Inhibition took places on Tuesday nfiernnon nnd evening. The fol lowing is the order of t lis exercises : 1. Mu-idi. 2. Oration Clcon the Demagogue of Athens. Joirph Scott. 3. Oialion The ttiilingsnf Olitcr Goldsmith. Ceo. IV, Angcll. 4. Oration The Gulden Vcifcs if '.'th igorus. ;. m. roof. 5. Oration The Militaiy Spirit of Ailrn. Geo II. Peek. C. Oration Popular Stipcisiiiinn. AlexU C. Steven'. 7. Oration Hope grounded in Tinili. JZ. 1. Carpenter. 8. Oration Influence of the Reformation on Lcarninj. James IV. Hickok 0, Blusick nvnniN a. Mustek. 1. Oraiion Vonnoiil. O. G. Wheeler. 2. Oraiion Influence of Local Attachments in forming Individual unJ National diameter. Andnw J. Smith. 0 Oialion Mnliorniey. Jason Kites 1 Oialion Relief in Vt'inhcrafi. Daniel Hack 5 Oialion Tho 'Commonwealth Men.' l!oace Kvcritt, jr. fi Oialion Toner in iho Ro man Stale Jo'epli 11 Myers 7 Oration The .Separation uf Literary Men from Society, injiiiiuiis to National Character. A G Pease Musick Tho exercises of the junior class were many of them of a high order, and, as a whole, gave evidence p fine minds, of no ordinary cultivation. Hut it was manifest thoy did not do justice to themselves, or meet tho expectations of their friends. And wliilo we arc compelled to make this admission wo beg the young gcnllumon to believe that it is is no spirit of utikindnosF. Wo respect them till, and knowing their powers, nrc well assured that tho class will fully redeem itself on the next occasion. This Commencement ought not lo pass without a notice of the singular talent and high mental cultivation indicated by the productions of tho Graduating Class. They exhibited a commendable abstinence from the worn-out topics and magnificent pueril ities, which so often characterize such pro ductions and were distinguished fur n maturity and manliness of thought a pu rity of style and expression, which would have dune honor to riper and manner scholars and could not have been listened to without pleasure nnd instruction too, by ripe nnd mature men. In the course of thinking, and the elevated lone of moral nnd philosophical principle pervading all the performances, we saw tho source from which they sprung. Tho work proved tin: nrlist.nnd " in the writing we saw that fine Itouian hand." Let Iho University send forth such scholars, anil its reputation and Buccc83arc certain Tho Master's Oration by Mr. Plait was nn excellent performance--and the Ora tions before the sooicttea such ns tho repu tation of the Orators, authorized us to ex pect. Prof. IIkniu's Ornlion (tthicli wo men tion bcenuso he is n stranger) wus master ly, nnd, although wo do nut agree with him, in eumeof tl.c principles he maintained, in dicatcd n depth of thought and comprchen sion of view, not nficn wasted on an cpho nir-ral production, Ilia manly exposition of his views on t objects nf the deepest im port to thu literary and political well being of our country, was startling t because, wo have been so long to yield im phcit submission lo tho voice of popular prejudice, and tho delusions of national vanity, that wo have believed otircelvcs perfect and the f acred Form of Truth, if suddenly thrust before our eyos, alarms us like n ghost. We hope this oration will be published. Its publication is due nliko to the public and the author. Tut: Citom. As a part of tho exercises, the music deserves particular notice. was of tho highest order, and wo presume was never surpassed in the S'ate. To the union of sweel voices they added great power of execution and the most perfect time, and exemplified tho spirit of tho nu thors in tho several pieces. ' Tho feel Iiil's of tho audience were intense, nir their i-atisfactinn demonstrated in Iho clear c-st manner, Mr. I'nouTv is entitled to very great credit, as a man possessed of a most profound knowledge of his science. Tho organ was played in Mr. Moi.t's best manner; and Id those acquainted with his knowledge and Ml, this is groat praise. We arc compelled to defer our notice of tho Remain Seminaries, lo next week, Wo invite the attention nf our readers lo Gen. Harrisons letter to Air. Williams cvplaining his view? in relation to the- prominent political topics of tho day. His familiar unpretending Mylc, and tho unreserved frankness with which he avows his sentiments on nil these question', can not fail to raise him in the estimation of all who appreciate npenhanded honesty and political integrity. Lai any candid man compare this letter with the tortuous non committal reply of Mr. Van Huron to n similar rail made upon him by the citizens of New York, and then make an honest estimate of the two men. We subjoin the substance of Mr, Van Burcns letter. It is dated July G. In tho great principle- with which you set out.viz. "that the true foundation ofrepijblican government is the equal rights ofovcry citizen in Im poison and properly, anil lu inch- man agement,'' I fully concur, and honor and res pect all temperate and wcM directed efforts to ptotccl nnd onforco it. Tor my views in regard lo other propositions contained in tho declara tion, and especially tolhofn which relatn to tho subjeets, of hanks, paper money, specie currency, and monopolies, you must allow mo lo refer you lo a public courso of no inconsider able duration in llio Slalo and Federal Gov crnmont, and loa succession ofpublic declara tions heretofore tnado by me. Which being interpreted runs thus:' "Gentlemen, having been on nil sides of all these questions, it can hardly be expedient to commit myself at this critical juncture Whatever position you may choose to lake on these subjects, you will find ample evi dence to sustain you, "m a succession of public declarations horctofurc m'tile by me! GKN. HARRISON. The manner in which the character of this brave man has bucti assailed from tho mo mem he was announced by tho People as an opposing candidate to Martin Van Huron, is a melancholy illustration of the bitterness of party spirit. No epithet has been con. ceived too gross to be employed against him. Ho has been charged by ignorant and reckless parltzans with the most loath simo crimes, which have nut the least shadow of truth, and denounced as an "an'socrrtf," a " federalist" an "ignora inotn" and a "coward." There has beep n day when ihu man Eitfiicicntly fool hardy and unprincipled to utter such malicious libels, would have received tho universal frown of an indignant nation; and tmno would have been louder in the expression of that indignation than many of the very men who now wi-xk nt those whu make these ungenerous and malicious nttacks. nenring meir own antidote with them as these ebullitions of spleen manifestly .lo, in their own grossnes, wo have not tho t it worth while to dignify thorn by a passing contradiction. Hut for llio purpose of showing Iho utter recklessness nf our Tory opponents, wo have grouped together a few oftho testimonials with which the his tory of the country abounds, ns to the character and services uf Gen Harrison. The following honorable testimony is from Robert Lytic, of Ohio, lalo member of Congress. Tho chief excellence of ibis extract consists in tho fact that it was ut tered by a vehement party politician toward an ititlucntial opponent. Itmanifests n do- grec of liberality which, in those days, is worthy ol all commendation. "It is true, lint ilm gcnllpunn fien. Harri-onl and mjf elf nro now, as for Foino lime been opnosul to ciich other in somo nf h ips in most, as to tho public men and inp.ismca of uiu u.iy -, uui weio we m uteiv eeperaicd 113 ilia pales . I ran neither bu made lo' foigcl his liiiucj nor niiiuioui iroin linn jul commendation for his many eminent m ires. Sir, I would be a traitor to my own nature, tj Jjound imelf capable of ditpuraginx the claims of a public servant, to eminent, so well ttictl, ami whote life has been a history of such utrfulness unit gallantry, as that of General Harrison ! Rniher than iota the leuiple liuie-noiu and jiimlylionnicil public mailt of ,i tinstti lauicl, I loonif chooic, in jut. lice, anil gratitude to heap ihapltts on his brow. The following is an c.Unct from n speech delivered Morch 2d, 1031, in the House of Representatives of the United Slates, by Cul. It M. Johnson of Kentucky, on the Kill fur the relief of J. C. Harrison, do ceased . "due of die spcuiilies is den. Win. II. IJnrrison and nho is (Jen. Han ijon 1 The son ofono of llm r i net a of the Declaration nf Independence, who ppciil llic gi eater part of Ins large loiluto in ic dceminj iho nlcdso he then cao of "hii fortune life anil K.icrcd honor," to scciira llic liberties of his cutnitiy." "Of ihe career of Ccneral Harrison. I need not fpeak iho hiooiy oftho nct i his history. Por futliMc.irs hohislieon idenlified niiti its iuleiels ns ncriN mid its hones. Univcrsallii beloved in the walks of peace, and distinguished bu his ..t.itii.. ti.. - i ... ... . i uuitiiy in i(c ruuiicfis oj nis cuumry, nc ii.h hecii jet more illmliiouly dilingul;hed in the field." "Dining iho lalo war hn mn lunger in nc lite fcnico ih. in any other ccneral officer ; ho nan pcihaps nftener in nelion any one of llicm, nnd ncicr sustained a dcleal. Tho following extract from President Madison's' Message to Congrce', in rela tion to tho Rattle of Tippecanoe, shows very plainly what wore tho opinions enter tained of Gen. II.utntsoN, by the "demo ocrnlic pirty" of 1012. ' While it is deenlv lo bo lamented lhal bo minv alti ihlo lives hain heen lot in ilm nr-iinn uMr-li took idaee on (he (iih uh. I'.nnjrce-t will pe uiili satiidaciion llic dauntless spiiit and fortitude vic toriously di?plajed by cmy descnplion of troops i n'Miji(i, n wen ns inc couccita rniMNESs which distinguished thcii C0M.iiANDF.rt, on tin nrcasion requiting the utmost exerlio'is of nlor and disci pline.' Thomas Ritchie, R5q. tho editor nf the Richmond Enquirer, thus commented upon the official account of th? battle nf the Thames as given by Gen. IlAnmso.v. 'fien. I Ian Iron's deiailed Idlers lelli m ofctcrv lliiiy no nisli lo kum-iitnul Iho officers' exrept himself. Ho does ju'ticn to rciy one but IIit- RISO.V. nnd the norld ihcrefoin must doiii'licc In Ihe man nho nas lol modest lo be just lo liiui'clf.' Extract of n letter from Richard M. Johnson to Win. II. Harrison, dated July Uh, 1013 : 'Two Bic.U ohicris induced us to pomp- Pir.i i bout llio ir-Muiiiiiof our own Tnriimrr. ami n. Iioil, and ai iho taking of Alaldpn ; un.l rcrondlr, lofCic under an officer in nhoui no u nonii iIpiipp. Wo nould not hue runted in the seiticc wish-jut such a pi o--pcci ; tee did not want lo serve under cowards or traitors ; but under one who had proved himself to be wise, prudent and brave' Extract of a letter Irom Col. Daviess, who was killed nt the battle of Tippecanoe, August 21, 101 1. 'I m ike fice todecfire that I havn iinnnino.l were tno military men in llio West, ninf General IlAithtsoN is the rinsT of ihe two.' The following resolution passed the Kentucky Legislature in December, 1 01 1 : 'Resoltci .That in llm fun .i. Indians on llm Wabash . (lot-. William IlcVnv liar. ison lias, in llio oiiiniou nf ilii l.nil i.t.. veil liko it heio, n p.itiiol, and n gencial; and for Ills cool, deliberate conduct in the I ue b ilile of i ippeeanoe, lie well desci tcs the waimc.ii ili.inkunr llic nation. Extract ofa letter from Gov Shelbv "tT President Madison, May loth, I0I L 'I feel no hcsitalion lo deel.uc in nn ilm I lictc Oeneral ll.iuiioii to he one of iho first military chii-.iclcr.-i I cter kn'w ; and in addition lo this ho is capable of miking greater pirson il csrriioiu than any ofiicer null whom I huoFeited, I doubt not hul il will heieafter he found lint the command of the Norlh Western Aimy, mid iho i. u .una iiuiil-s an icueii 10 ii, lias oeen unc ol llio mo'l niihiniH latk-i ever assigned in sin v nflicer in die United Stales.' ISAAC SIIELRY. The following resolution was ur.anim ms ly adopted by both Houses of Congiesson the lOthof March 101!). It was introdu ced by Mr. Dtokorsnn, at present one oftho members of Gen. Jackson's Cabinet. Resolved, hv the .Senate nn I House of ltpprcn latitesofihe Uniied Slates of Amci ic.i, in Congress assembled, that ihe ill inks id Congress ho, midibey me hcitby piesenled to Major General William I1i:m;v Harrison and Isaac Siikldt, liie (nternor of Kentucky, and llirougli them lo iho officers and men under iheir coniinin l fur iheir gallantry and good conduct in dcfcalinj die i-oni-biued llrilii-h an I Indian foices, under .Majir (leu cral Pi ocior, m ilm Thames, in Upper i, on ihe fi'ih d iv ofOclober, one llinmand figlu liuudied and thincen, captniing iho Uriiih arniv niih their baggage, eamp eipdpp.ige ami nrlillny : and the l'icsiileni nf iho United Si.uej lu r,,., ,,... . cause jtvo sold mediU lobe stiurk of uui irmmpii, nun piescniPit lo d'eneral ll.iriUon and Isaic Shelby, laic Coventor of Kentucky. In all tho public station, which General Harrison bus occupied, ho has acquitted himself with the, highest reputation. lie has shown more talent in a singln day of public service than Mr, Van I'.urron in his whole life, ond yet tho spoil seeking parasites of the Magician, have tho impu. donee to say the General is nolJW t ho President. The Ohio Telegraph ihus in dignantly replies to this folo assertion : "Ho is not fit!' Wnat, Wi'liani Henry Harrison is not lit? Go ask tho sacred records which slumber in Iho capilnl of our country, under llio bright foldsof that star ry tl.ig and then answur is ho not fit ? Go aek Iho unsullied pages of Kentucky's his tory, nnd then answer ho is not fit? Go tear tho fangs of despotism from the vitals of Mexico, lift up the curtain hides her happier days, cuter the tomp'o consc crated to liberty, mark well the icroll she so proudly holds, then answer, is Im not fit? Go view the bloody fields of Tippecanoe, nark tho significant glance of thy passer by, recall to mind tho scenes thore enacted, then answer, is he not fit ? Go p-notrnto tho ranks oflhe enthusiastic hoH as embled in Pennsylvania, Indiana, Maryland, New York, Ohio, nnd Kentucky ; listen to their grateful plaudits trembling on every breeze, and rousing every noble heart, ibm an swer, is ho nnt fit ? liut need we prolong these evidences ? Isthero any act of his public life that will fail to shed a nallo of glory around htm ? Is there any act either in his public or nrivnto lifn llint enlls fur Ibn justifying pen ,)r extenuating voice? We think nut. His most bitter enemies have failed to substantiate one dolractiii" charge. Pocssing the confidence of every admin istrationentrusted by nil with Iho most responsible- t-tiuutions, performing Ihe most nrduuus duties wo cannot find in his histo ry, or in tho history uf our country, one act or voslige which declares I im unfaith. ful, dishonorable, incapable, or unwortbv." The lust act of .Mr. Jladisan.TUU ureal and good man but a short time before his death, anxious to vindicate tho character nf his friend Gen Harmon, caused a letter of Governor Shelby's to be published, which carries with it a most triumphant vindication of his reputation from cspcrsions cast upon it by the government menials. Ohio. Whatever doubts may have ex istct! as lo the volu of this State, mint now bo removed by tho moral certainty that it will bo given to Gen. Harrison, by a largo mnjority. Our informition on this subject, both public nnd private, Icavo us no room lo doubt. It is even admitted by Van 15u ren's friends. Tho Monitor, a leading Van ISurcn paper in that stale, holds this Ian guago : "As wo hate, diiiiai ibis eainnnlrrn. estlmiled our m.ijoiity larger ih in lormcrlv ihcse few times no li.ue spoken ol it. Wo must bo fuillirul enough now lo fay that nnncar.inccs are stronger in fator oi our opponents titan tney natc uccn." The following is hut one among hundreds of instances where the Tories have waked up the wrong passenger. Their "commit tees of vigilance" appear to be pretty gen orally wide awake for Old Tip. 'To Tit k Punr.ic Having obvscrte.I my name .iniona llic inocecdinzs oflhe Van Ruren and John. son Jlcn, on the 2.1 of May last, hi Zanesville, O. uio, in one ni ;i couimiitec ot vigilance lor l ulls Town-hip, I must beg lento lo he excused fiom net iug upon said ronnniilee, ns I am not fiirndlylo either of tho nboto n lined poisons, but th.ill, on the, use all mv exertions to ninmntn llm elevation of the candidate of ihe people, Wit. II. iia imisua, Having fpited miller linn during I lie I.HI war on Ihe field of l title, and found Mm m hn a In ate and competent couiui indcr and am willing to trust Iho destinies of llio republic In his hands in , i , 1 1 1 i iiciiy. JU1IIN UISS, June ism, is:ju. An Incident On the Ohio river a few days since, tho steamer Nick Iliddlo, towed for several miles a river crnft called An drew Jackson. Much mirth in conse quence look place among the passengers on board the boat . Houston and Santa Ana. Wo have heard a curious anecdote related of those two men, which in a striking manner illus trates the frailty of human calculation. Houston and Santa Ann, it scorns, snmo five or six years ago wore on most intimate terms, and contemplated, with great faith of success, the conquest nf Texas, and thereby that of Mexico "Ves," said Gen. Houston to a friend from whom wo acquire this information, "I will revel in tho pala cos of the Montczumas." Our informant Eays, that Santa Ann was nt Washington with Gen-Houston, the year that the lot tuf had an altercation with Hon, Mr. Stansburry, of Ohio. Santa Ana was then driven from Mexico, by the success of his rival, and while ho and Gen. Hous ton were endeavoring to effect n loan nf three millions of dollars for the conquest of Texas, a committee arrived nt Washing, ton from Mexico, informing Santa Anna oftho ascendency oi his party, and inviting his return, when ho immcdiatc-ly started for Mexico, leaving Gen. Houston to laugh over the contemplated conquest. Uut Inftv feeble are human calculalion? Houston by no means abandoned the idea of"rioling ir, the palaces of the Montczumas." San ta Ana returned to Mexico, became a bril liant king of n rich and powerful people, a successful soldier in war; in peace. revelling amid the luxuries of one of the riche.-t nnd most brilliant courts of the earth. Amid this tide nf successful glory Houston fired with tho love of martial glory, attempts, single handed, vtilh n few daring spirits, the conquest r.fn portion of It is old friend-, possession, the very land they were once about uniting to rcvolulioniz , Tho proud Santa Ana, lo save n S'ate has lost an empire! is tumbling headlong from a lofty llirnuo oi regal splendor, a chained slave at the feel ol the intrepid Houston. How reversed)! nrc thu affairs of human life! How tl'soling and perishable its glories ! GENERAL SCOTT. The Kitchen Cabinet forever ! We bavo iust nsccrtni ed the how nnd llio wherefore nf the recall of Scott from the Crook campaign. The recall was well enough, but thu manner of it is a disgrace In all parlies concerned. It seems that nn iifiiciT of IiikIi ran!: in Iho Creek nrmy tvrmo u letter nf complaint lo one of the chiefs of the Kitchen Cabinet Illair as being, wo suppo-o, the surest way to rench tho royal car. Hlair takes the letter to the President, who endorses on it " order Gen. Scott home," or words lo that effect. Have we nnt got to n pretty pass, when commit mentions nfiectinir life must ininorlant nub ile intercstH hnvo in Im made to the Ewe utivo through Iho backstairs inllucncn in order lo be properly attended to. Wo hope it was n high sense of public duly, that led the officer referred to, to so anom alous a course. It mii.-t have been from a conviction on Ins part that something must be done, nnd that it could not bo effected in any other way than by tho all powerful influence ol tho Kitchen Cabinet. As Air. Van Uitrcii is in carry out those principles of Gen. Jackson's Administration, our army and navy will soon bo in a lino situation, when his Kitchen Cabinet gels into regular operaliun. We have this from good a it thorily. Will the editor oftho Glube deny it !irtshingtn Telegraph. A Major General in pursuit nf ihe Gov eminent. Generul Scott, having been ro called from thu command of tho army in thu South, arrived at Washington a few days since but strange to toll, ho found tho Government absent. The President had gone to Tennessee, to look after Mr. Van llurcn's interests in the West the Secretary of War to Detroit, to sell ids lots and the Commanding General to the Springs, to recreate himself after his laic arduous campaign, nnd devote the energies of his pnwcrlul mind to another dramatic effort. Gen. Scott pursued tho two latter to this city, but in vain. Iliscaso being thus virtually hung up during iho pleasure I of llio Government, it U lo ho hoped that ''is follow citizens will not refrain from good feeling for this distinguished officer. As nn act nf justice to this enterprising and laborious administration, il ought to ho recorded, that dtirini? Iho obsenco as tlnled vvuij IIIUIII I i,aku null ill ...... of Iho President, the Secretary of Wnr, and tho Commanding General, from Iho scat of Government, military operations arc cotnir on bv four armies in llio lielti each under tho command of n general offi cer ; in the Cherokee country, under Gcu. Wool Red River, Gaines Florida, Call and Crock country, Jessup N. Y. Amcr. General Scott has returned from Now York, and again passed through this merid iatt. on his way lo Richmond, In join his family. Tho predicament in which this officer has been placed is certainly a very singular one. Here isn General, to whom had been com. milled the arduous and responsible trust of condiiclitig nn extended Indian war. sud- lonly recalled from his command by tho President, under censure, implied nt leant and, when ho obeys tho summons, nnd roaches tho seal of Government, ho finds nn one to whom he can make explanations, and is galloping through iho country from pillar lo post, in pursuit of somo superior to whom ho can teport himsell. r Hiding no one at the scat of Government, or oUc where. to whom he can report or addros biinnlf, and beitiir debarred from returning to his command and resuming the prosecution of the wnr, ho has, we undersland, gnno, like a good citizen, to report himself to his wife National Intelligencer. GEN. GAINES. The following is officially published in Iho Globe. Our readers may judge for themselves upon the subject: Washington, July 25 Official des patches from Gen. Gaines, dated Canin Sjbino, Juno 20, communicate intelligence that the Mexican nrmv at Mnlninnr.n nn dor Gon. Urrcn, had boon reinforced in the number ot 7,000 men, nnd was on the 10th Juno rapidlv advancing inw.inU fin,,. dnloupe Victoria', and Iho head quarters of me- i armv. in mnitn in u. , i, Mexican army wore sworn, was "cxtermil nation. Iloforc receiving Ibis intelligence, Major crling C. Robertson had rennriml n. Gen. Gaines that two men bad been rc?c illy killed, and another woundnd nn ilm mm..,. of Navasola, in Robertson's colony, about iwoive miles ol iS-icgdoches, by the In dians of several different tribes, (Caddoes. Kitchics, and others) who had taken and carried awny several women and nhild oftho families oftho men killed. tion. Gaines, constdeririL' that th(.n rn cent acts of hostility on the part of the In dians wore prompted by their having been advised of the largo force approaching Mei- amoras and by the cxDcctntinn ihrn n.n Tcxans would bo driven offand the coun try given lo them, has called upon the Gov ernors of Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississip pi, and Louisiana each for a regiment of mounted gunmen to co-operate with the regular force under Ins command, including the four companies of dragoons from Furl ljnavenworlh. It was his intention if ho did not in llm interim receive satisfactory assurances that the Indians that tlio Indians upon our bor ders bad no hand in the lain murders' on tho Navasola, lo march lo Nacogdoches, as soon ns ho obtained tho immediate co operation of the three companies of drag oons nnd six companies of the 7th infantry at Fort Towson. Fiom iho National Intelligencer. Extract of n letter to the editors, dated "Natchitoches. Juno 30. "Wo are likely to have lively times nn the frontier. Gen. Gaines who i-i still on tho Sabine has within a few days received despatches frum Gen. Rusk, the Texan leader, dated at Gandaloiipe Victoria, ap prizing him that the Mexicans are coming down upon him with great force. General Ruk has iisited n proclamation ami ca II. loudly for aid. Gen. Gaines, fir rea-on-be.-t known to hiui-elf, has called upon the States of Kenlucky, Mississippi, 'Ten nossce, nnd Louti.nnin, for n ren-iment of men each, and talks uf executing Iih idd instructions, of crossing into the Mexican territory, nnd taking possession of Nacng dnehes. His plea is that some vagabond Caddoes hnvo committed Iwn or three tnur ders about'10 miles from Nacogdoches. These murders if they have been perpelrn ted (which is likely,)' wore committed sev enty miles within thu Mexican Territory, and have happened very apropos if Rim'k should be driven eastward. Should this turn out so, and his retreat be upon Nacog doches, the consequences nro obvious. The friends nf peace hope that Gaines will have the good sen-e to slay where bo is the sort nf game ho is made to play fur others is well understood here." Jw Movements. By a gentleman who came passenger in the steamboat Chociow which arivtd from Natchitoches yo-lcrdav nrterijoon, wo loam that General Gaines, with the United States troop, has crowed the nvnr Snbtno nnd inarched into Texas as far as Nacogdoches, at which nlnnn i, i. 'i lor the present fixed his head quarters The intention of this move has not iranpir cd it is probably owing to tho recent in dication of hostilities on tho part of tho in dinns on all our frontiers. Alio Orleans Dec. From Rni) RlVEn In rnmlim. il,n r.l lowing the reader will do well to bear in mind that tho despatches from Gen Gaines, announced in the official paper, bore date at Natchitoches, June 20. From iho Natchitoches Gazette, June 29. "Wo learn that Santa Ana will be for warded lo Nacogdoches under a slron guard. He will be tried hv n Pnnn M." tial and it is expected will bo condemned !" From iho Charleston Courier of July 23. LATEST FROM FLORIDA. Fut liter Indian Massacres Tim -hnnn. or George Sf Mary, Capt. Willcy, arrived nt this port vesterdav momma- in ttm m. markably short run of 21 hour's froni Jack sonvile, E. F. Wo aru indebted to Capt. Willcy, for a detail ol some further depredations com nutted by tho Senunolo Ind upon tho life and property of the defence less inhabitants of that ill fated torritoryt calculated to harrow tip the feelings, and excite tho indignation of every citizen, nnd to make us foil still mure powerful, if pos sible, the absolute ncces-ily of taking the most prompt and energetic measures, to extirpate those ruthless stvages frum every part of our territory, occupied by civilized inhabitants. Wo could almost soy that even mercy to them is equivalent to the murder uf our own citizens. Capt. Willcy copied from tho log hook of tho U. S. Mcamboat E-soyon, the fol lowing particulars : "On the morning of Ihe IGth Inst, while nn tho way down Ulack Creek, discovered nn Indian in a hammock on the bank, who did not firoi on tho boat. At. f) o'clock, in St. John's river saw a boat coining from Col. Hallow's nnd Dr. Simmons, ntul a few negroes on hoard. It appeared that tho jndtins had fired upon the former gentleman, when in his room in conversation wiih Dr. Simmons and wounded him in hi- head, causing him lo faint and fall. Dr. Simmons, wild the assistance of some negroes, picked him up nnd carried him lo tho boat at the landing and shoved off. The Indians pursued them nnd fired upon the boat, but fortunately in jured no one. In a few minutes afterwards the dwelling ol Uol. Hallow was Urea, and in a short time Dr. Sitnmons' house was also burned. Tho Hssnyon ran over lo George and L"tvi Fleming's plantation took off I heir families and negroes, and then proceeded to Picolata, nnd reported tho abovo occurrence to the commanding Officer nt that post, who despatched 20 men up six Mile Creek, lor the purpose of intercepting the Indians on their rsturn. Capt Curry nf Iho FI irida ntillitia. had been sent from Mandarin to Gary's Ferry to escort a train nf baggage wagon, con taining provisions and supplies for Iho troops, from llienco In Fort Drann. On this expedition ho found that the Indiana ;ept in tits immediate vicinity, frcqucn'ly oncamping within 3 miles of Ins troop?. On his return lo Gray's Ferrv. ho discov ered a number nf Indian trails, from which ho n-cerliiined that they were proceeding t jtvnrds Jacksonville. Capt. C. informs there wore 140 oftho I mops sick at Fort Drano among them live out ol seven of the officers. Fifty two persons had died at Black Creek, in fortv days, from measles and diarralicc. Tho inhabitants of Jacksonville were in a slate nfgrenl nlarin, and were embark ing, with their eff.'cts, nu hoard tlio schr. Motion, Copt. Willcy.bound for St. Marys Fiom llio Standard of Union Extra, July 20. Good AVtefl The following letter from General Wilcox to the Governor, contains the cbcerins iiitelliironco of a brilliant nn.l decisive battle butweon a corps of volun teers from tho county of Lowndes, and a party of hostile-Indians, supposed to bo the mine which lately passed throu"h Uakor. Thu Gonriria bovs havn dnno Imnnp in themselves nnd their State, nnd reltcvcd n large portion of Iheir fellow citizens from tho predatory inroads of this baud of out laws. Tr.r.r.tin Countv, July 10. Gjvcrnor Srhlf.y. Dear Sir I havo this moment learned hv cxnress fro m nnn nf the pois nn iho head waters oftho Suwan. noe, Hint tltey had an engagement yester day, wuh a party nf Indians, in which our friends M.ccetded in killing and capturing tho whole. Wu lo-,t in iho engagement three killed and six or eight wounded. The Indians had nineteen killed. Among the killed I regret to state there wre three wnni?n and one child. Twenty prisoner all women nnd children. Dueroit. July 14. We are happy to announce the return af Brig. Gen. Brady to this place from an ofhcial tour ofduly on the northern lakes, and to state on his authority, that the r--cent reports relative to hustile intentions on Ih? part of the Menomono and Winne bago Indians are without tho shh c--' foundation. " Gen. Brady has visited all the millitary ports on tho northern lakes, and furt iti nebago at the portage ol tho Fox and U isconsin rivers, and has taken much pa in to ascertain the feelhng. and dipJ8itio f Iho different tribes of indians inhabit the section of country through which no passed, and ho does not hesitate lo ssy ibat he never found ,)em morc rrien( ' or more disposed to he at peace wt.h tho the present moment." There is a painful facl Btalcd j . st ,n he St. Augustine Herald. Accor ding to hat account. Lt. Wheclock, who 1,6,1 llTclrln ' '" winch Co . Ileilmin behaved so handsomely, died dueedlbv'Vrn,1; in n nrp o. duccd by a lever brongi.i 0n by h,a expo sure, shot himself with a p,5t0. V We understand that Lieutenant Wilko, or I Im Navy, lor several yenrs a,t -f Washington, las been appointed by the Secretary nf tho Navy, an agent to proceed to England, fur the purpose of pro curing lntrumei.ts.phio3ophical apparatus, .VC. tnr I it, !.-... 1 1, t? . .. . i . . ' 1 1 oi'ii cxpenuion, and in general. 10 collect iiilormaiion to bo denv- Thorn R,l!5h '"'""Prises of this nature. There co.. M uot have been a happier selcc- Banks. -Two new Banks, or joint stock in0Cananr',,anr? n Ut ' " inl S"n in Canada, under the auspices and direction of sundry gentleman of this Slate and he Canadas; one of which .s to be loca ed a! Waterloo Hiack Rock, and tho the lake. Both ll.cso institutions, so Turos our knowledge extends, wtll be under tho control ol individuate who are considered among the most respectable in our cotninu-iiity-and we doubt not will bo conducted in such a manner as to ensure the utmost Journal ' ruCC1Vurs 0,lllclr bill. Bizfato Major Gates who was stricken from tho roll ot the army, has gone to the hcrnm. ago for the purpocof obtaining an inter view the President, to solicit 1, 8 restoration to hi, rnk, for ho ' c" standing n trial before a Court Ma ta

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