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JOU RNAL OFN THE T I M ES. 'u t - 1Z3 neat danger of oar lives end rewards are offered for tne abduction or assaasinatie of mom of oar number! This it ear treatment, and tfceae art ovr perils, at American eitizees, ia a land of vaunted freedom and equality, io a professedly Christian land, became we maintain ibe self-v ideal truth, that Weriy is the inalienable right of every man, irrespective of clime or color ! Ia the midst of the might jr commotion that it ragiog around os the great carnival of Tyranny and Pern'tu-tioo we possess oar toalt in patience, and ttand prepared, in the calmness of innocence, in toe firmness of iuleg-rit v, and ia the majesty of conscious rectitude, to encounter all the malice and fury of a guilt y, tyrannout and infatuated people. We shall hot yield as isch. We tball not abandon a single principle, nor suppress a single publication, nor recal a tingle agent, nor dissolve a single society, nor relax a tingle effort. Lamenting our past in-d (Terence. slolhfulnes, unbelief, and coveiousness, we shall aim hereafter to be more zealous, more active, more V-Iievii.g, and mora liberal; for tbit it our condemnation, not that we bave been too ardent and laborious, but that we have not remembered those who are in bonds at bound vith them, nor put our souls in their souls' stead, as folly at we ought tn have done : for this we are indeed blameworthy. We acknowledge no earthly leader. God it ourttrength aad shield our light and defence ; and under the banner of ibe Prince of Peace we rally ; so that we cannot desert from the one, nor deny the other. We are persecuted, but not dismayed ; cast down, but not destroyed. If any of a like Stephen, shall be cruelly ttoued to death by bse wba gnash upon ua with their teeth, and atop their ears, and run upon ut with one accord, we trust that in the agoniet of a martyr's death hit prayer will be ours ' Lord Jesas, receive my spirit ! Lay not this sin to their charge!' If we are beaten with many stripes, and tbrutt into the inner prison, we trust that, like Pan! and Silas, we shall pray and ting praises onto God. If we are nailed to the cross, we pray that the spirit and example of oor dying Lord will lead as to exclaim' Father, forgive them ! they know not what tbey do ! ' If tyrants and their abettors shall seize us and condemn us to an ignominious death, with the baiter about oor necks, we will thunder this truth in their ears God is against you! If tbey shall cut out our tongues, our pens will write in legible characters for their terrified vision God is agaihst too I And if tbey burn oor bodies at the tlake, a voice from oar ashes shall peal this condemnation GOI IS AGAINST YOU I ' Confident f the ultimate deliverenee of all who are ia bonds, aad committing our toultin well-doing, at unto a faithful Creator, we calmly abide the issue of these perilous times. Needless provocation we have no wish to excite unnecessary hazard wo bave no motive to encounter. We charge yon, fellow citizens,' in the fear of God, not to run with the multitude to do evil not to espouse the eaose of the oppressor against his bleeding victim not to believe the numerous allegations of those wbo are unblusbingty co-operating with all the ruffianism in the land' to protect a system of cruelty and oppression not to bring upon your souls the execration of the world and the wrath of Almighty God, by helping, whether passively or actively, to reduce your own species your own countrymen to chains and servitude. - Hearken thus saith the Lord : ' Rob not the poor, because he it poor ; neither oppress the afflicted in the gate. For the Lord will plead their cause, and spoil the soul of those that spoiled them.' Proverbs xxii. 22, 23. ' ' Exec ol"! judgment iii the morning, and deliver him that it spoiled out of the hand of the oppressor, lest my fury go out like fire, and burn that none can quench it, because of the evil of your doings.' Jeremiah xxi. 12. In behalf of the abolitionists of this country generally, do we venture (o put forth this Appeal. FANEUIL HALL MEETING. Yesterday afternoon, thia building was turned into a worse than Augean stable, by the pollutions of a pro-tla-very meeting held for the first time within its venerable walls. If a modern Hercules could draw the vast Allan-lie through it, he would fail in hit attempt to purify it. Call it no longer ibe Cradle or Li bertt, hut the Re-rcGtor Blitert. r Amoog the fifteen hundred persons who signed the petition in favor of the above meeting, we believe there was but ouc clergyman HOWARD XVIAX.COXVX, of the Federal-street Baptist Church. We are not tor-prised at any thing this gentleman says or does on the subject of slavery ; for we well remember his pitiful eon-duct at an anti-slavery meeting held a few years since, in bis vestry, by our friend Besjamis Lukdt, at which Mr. Malcom unMushiiigly maintained, that the north had nothing whatever to do with southern slavery, and ought not to meddle with it in any shape ; that it was abolishing itself as fast, perhaps', as was desirable," through the hu mane process of one slave State telling out itt ttock of human eattle to another ! ! W. B. Jf course, Air. III. it a determined colonizationist. VERBATIM. The following sensible and respectful epistle came to nt through the Post Office, directed to the ' Editor of the niger Paper.' Itt gentlemanly author unhappily mart hit humanity by dealing So largely in profanity : To a despicable Scoundral in the Absolute thape of an incendery These remarks are made. You dam'd rascal you know from the bottom of your tout if you (have any) that of all foul, detestable Vilinout nefarious causes you and your damd, followers have esposed the worst on earth, and there is let us tell you that the time is not far distant when yeu will get your deserts this is told you by a Bostonian and one who has at heart better feelings towards a Savage animal than you have toward the slaves of the South. You every man of common sense knows that it is notoriety that you aim at aud every sentiment , you put forth in your damnable publication proves it so to all but r outfit and poor infatuated men there is thank God some noble minded men left and ere long you will find to your and your associats Sorrowes that you have i got as (you gennelery have doue) on the wrong aide beware 1 once more council there is an hour not far distant when your Outrgeos conduct will meet with its just reward - from a Bostonian and a better friend to humanity than yoa ever can be - - ' Here is another epistle, equally polite, but the author of it says not a word about his ' better feelings.' He is too modest to beast, but he swears a little : Montgomery Aug. 7th 1835. Mr. Garrison Sir Have you seen any acceount in any of the Southern papers relative to the fate of a set of damn'd rascals (like yourself) who attempted to create an insurrection among the negroes in Mississippi T If you bave not seen it, it is time you had that you may govern yourself accordingly : for if you ever show yourself this side of old Virginia yoa will share the same fate for you are more deserving the gallowt more than either of those in Mississippi. If you wish to make disturbance do it in your own slate but dont you interfere wiib our matters quite so much as you have done or we will have yoa hung up anyhow ir You bad belter ttudy Tompyt Catechism which will teach you to mind your own business and let others alone Now mibd dout let me hear yoa talk as you bave done or you will find the devil. I am sorry there it no room for my name ' . ' , It is stated that the building for the Canaan Academy has been removed from the lows by a mob, and the school, at least temporality, broken up! No outrage surprises ut ia tbit age of darkness and land of Vandalism. We wait for more authentic information from some of our Snood is that quarter. The spirited and deeisive proceedings of our colored friends at Salem, ia relation to tbe Colonization 8oeiety, shall appear in our next number. They will be a poser for Mr. Curler. From Ibe Charleston Patriot, Aug. 10. IMPORTANT PUBLIC MEETING. An adjourned meeting; of the Citizens took place tbia morning; at the City Hail, to receive the Report of the Committee of Twenty One on the mattera submitted to them at the meeting' on the 4th inst. We bave never witnessed as imposing- an assemblage, combining numbers, prop-erty, intelligence and respectability, on any occasion whatever, as this meeting exhibited. . His Honor the Intendant, was called to the Chair, and William Patton, Esq. acted as Secretary. The Clergy, without any distinction of sect or creed, lent to it tbe influence of their presence, which gave an impressive dignity to the proceedings. (!) Judge Colcock, as Chairman of the Committee of Twenty One, addressed the meeting in a speech replete with valuable and interesting information, and then submitted the subjoined Preamble and Resolutions, which, after being read and put separately, were every one unanimously carried. 'The Committee of Twenty One to whom was referred the important subject on which the citizens of Charleston were lately convened, beg leave to Report that they have had the matter referred to thera under due deliberation, and re commend the adoption of the annexed Resolu tions. The Committee have purposely abstained from any labored argument on the subject, not irom any inability to sustain, on moral and scriptural grounds, its existence and toleration as now established in South Carolina, but from a deep conviction of the fixed resolution of the people of this State, to permit no discussion within her limits, of Rishts, which she deems inherent and inseparable from the very existence of the State rights which existed before the Union was form ed, and which were guaranteed to her by the Federal Constitution, when, as a Sovereign State, she became a member of the Confederacy. The Committee therefore submit the following Resolutions for the adoption of the Citizens, without further comment 1. Resolved, That we hold it to be an unquestionable truth, that tbe subject oi" slavery as it now exists in the slaveholding States of this Union, is, in all its bearings, a domestic question, belong ing exclusively to the citizens of these States ; that the people of no other State have any right to interfere therewith, in any manner whatsoever ind thot such interference is utterly inconsistent with the Federal compact, and cannot be submitted to. 2. Resolved. That we regard with the utmost indignation and abhorrence, the proceedings of those incendiaries in some oi our sister estates, who, under the name of 'Anti-Slavery Societies,' and other specious appellations, are endeavoring to undermine our Institutions, regardless of the fatal consequences which must inevitably result from the prosecution of the nefarious schemes, which, if successful, could not fail to involve the Southern States in ruin, and produce the utter destruction of that class of persons, for whose welfare they pretend to be so solicitous. The statements recently put forth of the exist ence at this time, of upwards of 20 (Qu. 200?) of such Societies, and the weekly issue from a single Press in the city of New York, of from 25 to 50,000 copies of these Incendiary Pamphlets and Papers, with which our Public Mail has been lately burdened, and which are now spreading their deleterious influence throughout the Southern States admonish us of the absolute necessity of taking prompt and decisive measures, to avert the dire calamities which such proceedings are so well calculated to produce. . 3. Resolved, That these proceedings have brought about o crisis, which makes an earnest, and we trust it may prove an irresistible appeal to all such of our Fellow Citizens in the non-slave-holding States as may disapprove of these Societies and their measures, calling upon them by every consideration of duty and of patriotism to mamftst that disapprobation, not merely by the expression of their opinions, but by the most active, zealous and persevering efforts to put down these Associations, and to suppress that fanatical spirit, which, in pursuing an imaginary good, is regardless of the fatal consequences which are inseparable even from its continued prosecution, among which, not the least to be lamented, would be THE CERTAIN DESTRUCTION OF THE UNION. 4. Resolved, That under our political system, where a number of Sovereign States are united together by a written compact in a Federal Union, for special purposes only, each member of such an Union has an unquestionable right to expect and require, (what is indeed the very basis of such a connexion) that no interference whatever shall take place with her domestic roLiCTV or peculiar institutions, either by the constituted authorities of the Federal or other 'State Governments, or by the people of other States, and it is the imperative duty of each State, to prevent bv suitable penalties and provisions, their oien Cill-zens from being guilty of any such interference with the Domestic policy of any other State. 5. Resolved, That the Post Office establishment cannot consistently with the Constitution of the U. S. and the objects of such an Institution, be converted into an instrument for the dissemination of Incendiary publications, and that it is the duty of the Federal Government to provide that it shall not be so prostituted, which can easily be effected, by merely making it unlawful to. transport by the Public Mail, through the limits of any State, any seditious Papers, forbidden by the laws of such" State, to be introduced or circulated therein, and by adopting the necessary regulations to effect this object. C Resolved, That in tbe event of no effectual measures-being adopted either by the General or State Governments or by the people of the non-slaveholding States, for the suppression of the great and growing evil of which we complain, it will become the solemn duty of all the States having a common interest with us on this subject, to adopt the most decisive and efficacious measures to protect themselves. 7. Resolved, That fur the purpose of making such an earnest appeal to the people of the non-slaveholding States as may convince them of the true 6tate of public feeling amongst us, it would, in the opinion of this meeting, be desirable to bring about a cordial co-operation among all the States having a common interest with us, either through a Convention or in any other way, best calculated to embody public sentiment, so that thetntth may be made known, that however we may differ among ourselves on other points, we are on this subject united as one man in the fixed and unalterable determination to maintain our rights, and defend our, property against all attacks, be the consequences what they may. 8. Resolved, That we have no doubt of the right of each State to provide by law against the. introduction of a moral pestilence, calculated to endanger its existence, and to give authority to their Courts adequate to the suppression of the evil, and we therefore respectfully submit to the Legislature of this State, the propriety of passing Laws (should those now in force not be adequate to the object) commensurate with the means now practised against ps, and especially giving authority to the Judges by proper warrant", to seize and destroy, and requiring all persons to deliver up to be destroyed, all incendiary publications which may be brought into this State, calculated to excite domestic insurrection or to disturb the tranquillity and safety of the people. 9. Resolved, That a copy of these Resolutions be transmitted by the Chairman of this meeting to tbe Governor of thia State, with a request that the same mar be laid before the Legislature, in -order that they may take such measures, as to mem may seem proper, i nat copies be also transmitted to our fellow-citizens io each Judicial District of thia State, requesting their concurrence in the sentiments herein expressed. That the Hon. the City Council be requested to cause to be printed at the public expense, 5000 copies of the foregoing Resolutions for general distribution, and that His Honor tbe Intendant be requested officially to transmit to the Intendant or Mayor of each Incorporated City or Town in the U. S. a copy thereof, and that a sufficient number of copies be furnished to the 'Chairman of the Committee to be by him transmitted in our behalf to such persons in different portions of the Union, as may probably be disposed to concur with us in the sentiments herein expressed. 10. Resolved, That the Intendant and Wardens be earnestly requested to exet thejr utmost vigilance in detecting and bringing to punishment all persons who may be in any way engaged in furthering in this State the dangerous schemes of tbe Anti-Slavery Society or other evil disposed persons, and that if necessary they do call upon the citizens to aid them in the performance of thia duty, and the Citizens here present do pledge themselves collectively and individually to use their utmost efforts to aid and assist the Constituted authorities in the performance of this important duty. 1 1. Resolved, That the City Council be also requested to take the proper measures to secure the strict performance of the duty imposed by the law upon the Harbor. Master, of keeping a correct list of all persons arriving to, and departing from this Port, and that tbey also request the i President and Directors of the Rail Read Company to have correct lists of all persons arriving and departing by thafconveyance, whether white, free colored, or slaves, and that measures be taken to have these lists regularly examined, to the intent, that Incendiaries and other evil disposed persons coming amongst us, or attempting , to pass through this' State, may be detected ana exposed. 12. Resolved, That the proceedings be signed by the Chairman and Secretary, and published in all the papers of this State, and as it is desirable that the sentiments of the peooleof the Southern States on this subject should be generally known, we respectfully request that the public presses throughout the United States, will make their readers acquainted with these our proceedings which we doubt not contain a faithful expression ot the sentiments ot these btatca, without dis tinction of parties. C. B. COLCOCK, Chairman. ' Enw. W. Laurens, Secretary. . From tbe Richmond Whig. The Postmaster General and the-Incendiaries. The Postmaster at Richmond has obligingly furnished us with a' copy of a letter from the . P. M. General, to the Postmaster at Charleston, which as an interesting. paper, we lay before the puuuv. Post Office Department, 5th August, 1835. $ Sir: My views in relation to the subject of your letter ot the id inst. may be learnt trom the enclosed copy or a letter to the roatmaster at Charleston, S. C. dated 4tb instant. .' Very respectfully, your obt. servant, - AMOS KENDALL. Edm'd Anderson, Asst. P. M. Richmond, V a. Post Office Department, ) ' August 4th, 1835. $ P: M. Charleston, S. C. r Sir: In your letter of the 29th ult. just received, you inform me that by the steamboat mail from New-York, your office had been filled with pamphlets and tracts upon slavery : that the public mind was highly excited upon the subject ; that you doubted the safety of the mail itself out of your possession: that you had determined, as the wisest course, to detain these papers : and you now ask instructions from the Department. Upon a careful examination ot the law, 1 am satisfied that the Postmaster General has no legal authority to exclude newspapers from the mail, nor prohibit their carriage or delivery on account of their character or tendency, real or supposed. Probably it was not thought safe to confer on the head of an executive department a power over the press, which might be perverted and abused. But I am not prepared to direct you to forward or deliver the papers of which you speak. The rost umce department was created to serve tbe people of each and all of the United States, and not to be used as the instrument of their destruc tion. None of the papers detained have been forwarded to me, and I cannot judge for myself ot their character and tendency ; but you inform me, that they are, in character, 'the most inflam matory and incendiary and insurrectionary in the highest degree. By no act, or direction of mine, official or pri vate, could I be induced to aid, knowingly, in giving circulation to papers of this description, directly or indirectly. We owe an obligation to the laws, but a higher one to the communities in winch we live, and if the former be perverted to d os troy the latter, it is patriotism to disregard them. Entertaining these views, I canpot sanction, and will not condemn the step you have ta ken. Your justification must be looked for in the character of the papers detained, and the circumstances by which you are surrounded. From tbe Journal of Commerce. Messrs. Editors, Can vou inform me by what authority a Post Master tears a wrapper from a paper, received at his office, directed to an individual, especially when both ends of the paper are exposed, and when he is compelled to break two or three seals in the operation ? This question arises from the fact that having spent a short time in the country, where I was in the habit of receiving yonr daily paper from a friend, in every instance I bad my paper served in this manner, in spite of all my remonstrances to the contrary. Why should not a package so directed be as sa-crejUa a letter? A SUBSCRIBER. Postmaster at New-York, has refused to send in the mail from bis office the papers and pamphlets of the Anri-SIavery Society. He says, in a letter to the Executive Committee, I entertain for you, and all your rights, every sentiment of respect which is due. I bave reflected deeply on the subject Tbe laws which secure to you the rights you claim, also impose the penalties on those who infringe them. ,1 shall assume the responsibility in the case you bave made with me, and to the law and my superiors will hold myself accountable.' J BxtTtMORE. We are happy to state that the disturbances at Baltimore have apparently subsided. A large number of persons have been arrested for their participation in the riots. It is pretty generally conceded that a very large number of the citizens encouraged, openly or secretly, the late acts of violence which will forever be a disgrace to the city ; and it does not appear that any effectual resistance was attempted till the populace bad destroyed all the property of the obnoxious individuals, and began to lay their ntvnaa aimost inaiscnminaieiy upon tne property of others. . . (Fromta Jaraalr Commerce. Faint BcRttUDA. By an arrival from Bermuda we have papers from those Islands to the 1 Ith inst,' and a letter from oor correspondent of the same date. "' " " ' .' , Hamilton, August 11, 1835. . The first of August was ouite a rata dar hem among the colored people -their, former owners assisting them in a great measure as to the manner in which tbey. should conduct themselves. There are, however, some self-righteous here, who l disapproved of the procession, dec bat tbey were neither late owners, : nor persons who ought io fairness to have expressed an opinion on the sub- lie r at cd a, Aug. 4. On Saturday last, divine service was performed, by request of the recently liberated people of color, in the several Parish Churches in these Islands, being- the first anniversary of the total emancipation of Slaves throughout the British colonies. A was announced by advertisement in our last Gazette, a procession was formed at the Old Court House, Hamilton, by the people of color of Pembroke and the neighboring Parish ; the members of the Friendly Union Society ' taking the lead, with banners and motto's, preceded by abend of music the musicians of the party. The procession passed though the front, and up the westernmost cross street of the town the band playing appropriate tunes first 'God save the King,' and subsequently, ' Should aold acquaintance be forgot, 'TheTyroIese Song of Liberty, &c. &c , On approaching' the Church, the music ceased, and alt entered the House of God with due solemnity. The Rev. J. F. Lightbourn, after reading tbe customary morning service, preached an impressive sermon, at tbe conclusion of which, he as a Christian minister, and one conscious of the important mission entrusted to him, freely but reverendly admonished them as to : their future lives. The Church was crowded to excess very many not being able to procure seats. . ; V- v James G. Birhxy. It will be recollected by many wbo have noted the progress of tbe excitements of tbe day, that Mr. J. G.Birney of Kentucky, gave notice some time since, that he was about to commence the publication of an Anti-Slavery paper at Danville, Kentucky. The annunciation of tbe project called out the citizens of Danville, when a pub'ic meeting was held and tbe following proceedings were had; . s. Whereas, Mr. James G. Birney has lately publish ed proposals to publish a paper in this place in favor of the immediate abolition of slavery, which paper, in the opinion of this meeting, is calculated to injuie tne cause ot the black man. bv frustrating all reas onable and sustainable oroiecia for craduaJ emanci pation, by robbing thera of that temper and frame of mina most iiseiy to aid and-advance such a project, and to injure the community by a disturbance of its repose with the jealousy and disaffection to be excited, and whereas tbe said James G. Birney has been addressed by memorial and remonstrance, earnestly urged and temperately expressed to forbear the publication of said paper, yet persist in his project Therefore, Resolved, That we view the attempt of James G. Birney, to publish his paper, anstained as it is by persons unknown to, and at a distance from ua, as a direct attack upon, and a wanton disregard of oor domestie relations. . -- Resolved, That we look upon the scheme-of Mr. Birney, as wild, visionary, impracticable, impolitic, and contrary to the spirit of our law, and at war with the spirit of our Constitution. . .. Resolved, That the impression which we - understand has gone abroad, that a majority of the people of this town and vicinity are friendly to Mr. Birney 'e visionarv and absurd project, ia in fact and is here by proved to be erroneous ; and that more than nine-tenths of this town and vicinity coincide with tbe opinion expressed in the foregoing resolution. Resolved, That a Committee be appointed to present Mr. Birney a copy of the preamble and re eola tions, and again remonstrate against the establish ment ot bis press. Mr. Birney ia unable to go forward with his paper, because bis printer has refused to fulfil his eon- tract. There are however, printers in Boston who are willing to take his place, provided it is necessa ry. .D. SPEC " ? The subjoined paragraph is . from tbe Washington oioDe, oi w canescay morning last. , , , A man named Crandall, said to be a brother of Mian Prudence Crandall, wbo teaches negroes in some of the Eastern States, was taken in Georgetown, in this District, nilit before last, by the police officers of tnit city, and put in jail, under the charge of circula ting Tappan, Garrison & Co s papers, encouraging the negroes to insurrection. Yesterday morning there waa such a concourse of persons around the office where he was to have been tried, that it was thourht pruuem not io onng mm out, lor tear mat ne would be taken from the officers of ju9iice. We are inform J A. a. V2 1 t . m . ed that it is the intention of the f ustices. as soon the excitement hat subsided a, little, to go before him in jail, ana were try nun. . , . . rrom ins leiegrapn. it it well underatood in sr . a . m New York, that there are three a cents of the Abo litionists in this District, who are engaged in the distribution of their tracts, and exciting the minds of the negroes against the' whites. One of these agents has been arrested, and several hundreds of the tracts were found upon him. There was a great disposition manifested to exercise summary justice on him, which would have been by far the best course ; it would have put a stop to the matter. The people were, however, persuaded to let him stay in jail, and be tried in Coartv when a few month s imprisonment will make , his fortune as a martyr. , . . . REESE'S LETTER TO THE HON. VM. JAY. Well the learned aad veritable. author of these ' Let ters ' has fixftd a ' new feather in bis cap.' And then such a feather ! Truly, Colonizationists must be very destitute of laurels or very greedy of new ones, to be so thankful for such small favors' as this. To hear them trumpeting forth tbe praises of this triumphant vindication ' of their darling project, one would suppose that some modern David had arisen and slain, net only tbe Goliath of abolition, but tbe whole race of abolitionists ' themselves. And the courageous author himself, seems to bave bad a sort of prophetic view of their total annihilation, for in bis first setting out be says--' It is well perhaps that the party (fholitionists) should be taught, ia the present case, that this Goliath in whom they glory aa be encountered by ibe least among the bos Is of our Israel' thus flattering himself and bis readers that the parallel throughout will be complete I. . Hut whether his own visions have not deceived him ; or whether in tbe pride of Lis own self-sufficiency, he has not mistaken the supposed impotency of his antagonist, let time determine. No reader, however, of conimou understanding, wbo it not wilfully and wikedly blind, can fail to perceive the unenviable predicament ' in which Dr. Reese finds himself placed, when considered as tbe author of the Letters ' to Judge Jay. If ho does not find himself ' spilling against tne wind,' in tbit instance, then my vision is very dim. It is not my intention to notice, very paiticolaily, the book now under consideration bat just to glance at a few of the 4 moral deformities ' exhibited on almost evarjr page of it- So-numerous, indeed, and apparent are these, ' that with all that charity which ' suffereth lorg and it kind tbe reader will, nevertheless, be compelled to form a char acter for David M. Reese, little to be coveted by one so ambitious of the distinction of Christian philanthropist, as be appears to be. The general cbaiacter of these Letters forms a striking eontratt with that of the Inquiry to which they are a reply J one too, not very creditable to the bead or heart of the author. Judge Jay writes like a man and a christian like one who feels at well at sees ; and ia uot afraid to tpeak the truth with tineerity and frsnkactt. He it willing to roboke bis countrymen for their errors to tell Umsh thai ' Asnaxieaa slavery is e hoi us sin, and ! like every other, ought te be immediately abandoned.' Be wtai have we im the Reply' r. Rim fleO tag mora Uaa another rnxobriow slraia orty lie deparv mg gJoiy tf ealaanraiianisow fU tatai, 1 aaoJd i or ceeassoti seosiDitity, woaJd tntst tne ftpataii niifc a prodnctioa, stamped with each nlJ a sens soxes, ea-cbristiaa feeling. No oee making any twttMts to the character of a scholar or crttie, wooW pot his smsm te m' book, filled from begiaaing te end, with blunders, ti try, aad wilful perversions. Yet Dr. Reese bat to crowd all these, and more than these, iata lie fpt.r la the first place, the book gives a evidesK ' otiher mf sympathy or moral courage ; aad the raadcf eoatea kre sistibry to the con closing, that its author, Klw Jogat ' client,' has no kemrL Tnroaghoat his wtjnertWav ance, tna ktr, aas not oared to niter stag ia express inti la opea condemnation f slavery !. Te be enre, be has fne-tsd some Mpressrioae that sstuatT a little like is .bat then he contrives to keep oat of, the slaveholders clulches remarkably welL. Ne ooe will be astonished at tkb, when tbey recollect tbe company be keeps as a celonisatioaisl. Where does be dare lo say thai American Slavery is a sin T where doos be manifest any sympathy lor feiaoW graded, suffering and down-lradden bretnron t-or whet does he show that christian courage that be ought shew, ia procla iming in the ear of tbe oppressor, that ? life, Kb-eny aad the pursuit of happiness are the inalienable rights of all sneo t No where. ' He aeemt to have been gov erned by the reeommeadatioa of a brother eolouiaaiioaiat, -1 . . C I - ? .L - . m 1. 1 wrMaKMik mimilKH, SHI USI mUBHOSa? we do not believe it right te bold f esb aad blood as property,' ttill we must, from motives of expedieaey, met ms' though it were so.' Yet the pbUaathropie author pretemdr to be an abolitionist bat thinks it not best lo 'act' like ooe lest perhaps, be should be called a ' fenaiic 1 , m making oat bis reply why did be not govern himself by the maxim ' which is quoted in has own book i j. ' - Be jerr and fear not : , t.ei an ut eaos too aim st at, oa tfejr country's. Thy God's and Truth's the if the fairat, - ' - lime fall's a blessed martyr.' Bat to past on. Ooe ofth most ridiculeat tnaiu ia th Reply of Dr. Reese, is th studied attempt which is made ia it, at well as ia certain recommendatory letter prefixed t it, to eaiagix the character mf Was. Jay. Apparently conscious of bis superior worth aad ability, ur a tabor thinks it best (perhaps from motives ut expediency ' t soften his Attack as teach at peetihle. bv aocwar- ing before lb world in sbeep'a clothing . lleeee Ik coatiaoed professions f regard,' 4c. ' Had : the Jadg boo nothing- snot , th , oediaary : - tutier h would have bee ground ii powdor with UtUe He reran ny! Bat at the case it, Dr. Reese cocloit it wi3 be belter to call bint in one place a gi faatii-ia another a ' pious ' fanatic ia Another a worthy ' ' faeaiie j 1 and in the fourth place, so oslisaabl ' a fanatic , fa the Recommendations ' lo ibe Repry, ibe Jadge is present- wl f ri nai as a Kan iVi) iMttkratn' avians AV '1 . A aad so sensible ' I'anaUe! and. again th mistake and errors of this worthy ' fanatio ! while Dfv Bangs in more parsimoaioaa of bit praise, and gently speaks of 'Mr. Jay's unfortunate book.' (Very unfortunate for colon'txationitm, no doabt.) ' ' 1 I Uust I shall not be charged with Ike sin' of perverting meaning ' ia applying ike laim'ftmmtie to Judge Jay for Dr. Rees Imm t styled hint, when b declares the members f tbe aati-rveiy society, t be,? famiics.'' This if a pretty sweeping deaoaciaii,- k sure but the Dr. directly afterwards speaks of ' the ,diewet.'steta-bers of the Society 'end thinks too, there aM many such.' That it there are many discreet fmuutin among the abolitionists ! 'A very carious, compound,' iraty l analyse which, wHl test even tae'saetapbyaicaf atumeu of Dr. Reese himself. Perhaps, however, the Dr, win escape from this poxalrnr dilemma, bv 'declariat? that th expression all fanatici,' is a mete ' rhetorical flourish ! ' Ballet ut look a mile further, and w shall find Wn. Jay dressed in new character. Near la common c- meat ot ais rretace Ur. xteeas says f I was swine that to worthy a man should exhibit each evident f .ga ranee of the subject,' t. ' I deplore the necessity imposed upon me, that to bring before ike reader so flagrant evidence of 4 want of information,' at it furaitbedo eve-J P8" of J0" book,' page . '.Thus tooufhout Dr. Reese's Letters, h conn sues to ' deplore ' tit want mt information f exhibited i th Inqeiry j aad probably ex-peels to eharm hit readers iut the befiei that Wm. Jay,, although a very 'honest, good, aad senmilU nun,' is, notwithstanding, profoundly f ignorant i ' ; Had net the teamed Judge better apply to David tL Reese fv tuition It it certainly a matter f regret, that a mere ryre like him, should be allowed to publish book oa tbe momeaious subject of slavery ) aad bis succeeding efforts should h carefully vetoed uniil he acquires competent stock of 'information.' .One would suppose that Dr. Reese is not destitute of ' information ' himself, tberwia h would not reprove Judge Jay so sharply. . Bat as ' it is not always ,k,i t:ii- . .l . : . upon the erudite author of th Reply.' 4 He , says, o page 9ih, that anti-slavery orators are excluded front every slaveholding State Ut Ibe Union.' . Now this is eith er a ' blander,' misrepresentation, an error, comatiUed for the ' want of information or it may be a rhetorical flourish ! ' Does not Dr. Reese know that James O. Bit-. ney lectures in Kentucky, a slatcboldiag Stale T that there is aa anti-slavery society ia that State as well at in on or tw other slaveholding Slates t And yet our ' or-a tort are excluded from every ilavebulding Stat ia the Union ! ' This it a specimen of Dr. Reese's information,'' -not to eay any thing more bank about it. Sack 'egre gious ' blunders do nat appear well i oae proMssieg I resd lessons te others. More hereafter. Weare, 8 mo. 1st, 1835. " U.A.C. Suppressed Neusrpapers, ire. mt Chm rleston . Tb oe persons who are desirous of examining the character of the publications issued by the American Anti-Slavery Society, and forming correct judrment or them, can receive copies, gratuitously, on application at the Society 'a Office, 144 , Nassau street. Thoe destroyed at Charleston were principally the newspaper called the Emancipator, for Auguat, top ether with the Jlnti-SUvery Record No. 7,' and the Skate's-Friend, No. 3. It is possible there were a few of the newspaper entitled Ilumsm Rights, for Jniyv It is deemed proper to say , that no publication ne been aent into the Slave States, within the knowledge or the committee, except to ret pec table free citiaens : and that nothing will be (bund in them contrary te the conatitotion and laws of the Lrnited States, Or inconsistent with the character of good citizens, or designed to excite insurrections among the southern -alavea. They address not the slave, but his master ; and in employing the press and the U. 8. Mail, t addresa th under tending and the conscience of their fellow citizens wbo hold slaves, tbey conceive that they are but exercising one of the most sacred rights, which the constitution has solemn! v cnarantd t every citizen. At the same time, tbey declare that tbey by no means intend to press their publication ; upon any gentlemen who signify that it is net their wish to receive them. Thoas who are at 4ifae4 to pay tbe postage and read or circulate ur sjmbliea- , tiona, are requested to return the copy erst received . with their names and post ofSee address, legibly- , written upon them. ' " m-r- - . , By order of tb Cotnanitto - ' JC Q. Williams.. : " ' ;'- " ' "' Publishing Agent A; A. 8.8. In consequence of this notice, tbe robins in Hew York have been thronged from morniug to nidt. until their stock is eacbanstod, and second editieost have been put to press. , We would now pre a similar notice to the citizens of Jloeton, tbex the -publications above noticed may be obtained grav- . tuitously et the Ami-Smvery rooms, 43 Washing- .-ton street, and at the Spectator bSce, No.3 Ccrn-hilL l'- Th letter of Job U. PlasnU, Esq. aad Job Wick-ham, Esq. ef Virgiaia, art ia type for a prompt iarUoa- '

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