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whose power was limited by the very stitution itself. But above all, behold the charter which gave it existence—and a ju- impeachment of Judge Chase, now at

diciary, armed with no efficient force, but || tempted in the house of representatives. It Hither the products of your closet-labors bring, Enrich our columns, and instruct mankind.

poffessed of fufficient power to arrest the is to this last act, that I wish particularly licentious hand of innovation, and to curb to call the attention of the public. For

the ardour of executive ambition—these || it is my sincere belief, that a more shame. FOR THE BALANCE.

branches, independent in their respective less prostration of Justice and Law is not

spheres, but operating as mutual checks, || recorded, even in the journal of the French IMPEACHMENT OF JUDGE CHASE.

presented to the eye of the statesman, a Directory.
complicated, tho' regular, machinery, cal. It was thus- John Randolph, jun. a

culated to diffuse through our republic, || youngster, remarkable only for his flipHE friends to Monarchical Government, have ever prediEted, that every blessing which any government could

pancy and impudence, rose in the house, secure. For many years, under the su- and, without deigning to state the least our separation from Britain, was the first step we made towards destruction. They perintendance of Washington, and his

misconduct on the part of Judge Chase, predi&ted, that we should be tossed on the chosen compatriots, every beneficial ef.

made a motion to the following effect feat which enthusiasm itself could wish, || that an inquifitorial committee be appoint“ tempestuous sea of liberty," until, wea.

. ried with turbulence and uproar, we thould

flowed from this compact. All its parts | ed, to ranlack the life of Judge Chase, fy for latety even to the calm regions of were preserved in all their purity ; and the

and report to the house, whether they Monarchy. Under the old confederation, mortification of those few who were its

could discover any act of his, which would their predictions seemed to be faft fulfil. foes, from its very birth, was extreme. fuftsin an in.peachment. The Federal ling. The friends of real liberty, the ta. By a process, not now necessary to be members, and some honeft Democrats, thers of America, filled with grie! at the detailed, but which the pages of Callen. || indignant at this impudent attempt of a prospect of approaching ruin, and deeply der's - Recorder” exhibit in its full de- || puny stripling, to proscribe a man, who impressed with the importance, the abso. formity, the custody of the constitution bore a large share in the dangers of the lute neceility of an efficient government, was transterred from those who had ever revolution, demanded, with an energy not by mutual concesions projected a com cherished it, and placed in the hands of to be refifted, the grounds upon which pact, as perfect as human wisdom could those who had early declared their resolu. this presidential minion had predicated his projeâ. So moddled was this compact, tion to break its" lilliputian ties"-since motion.' The young man, pressed with so judiciously framed with those checks when, it has received precisely that treat such unexpected and manly opposition, and balances, which politicians have pro. ment which its friends prediêted. Some fuok into his seat, faintly articulating, that nounced the fine qua non of Republican of its firmest pillars, have been already one Smilie, a Member from Pennsylva. Copstitutions ; and so exa&tly was it a. broken, and the angel of destruction has nia, had, at the last session, said something dapted to the genius of the people, that not yet sheathed his sword.

bad about Judge Chase. This Smilie, is reasonable men hoped, America would As a proof of this look at the deadly one of those followers of Gallatin, who form one exception to that long catalogue thruft, made two years since at the very made themselves so notorious in the whil. of republice, which the great spirit of li. vitals of the judiciary. Behold offices va key insurrection. Being thus involved by centiousness had swept from the earth.- || cated, by that good man, who despises | young Randolph in his distress, the old An Executive, with power sufficient to power and patronage, and filled with veteran arose, and did not once blush, execute, but too weak to rise above the his own creatures. Behold the treaty

while he declared, that somebody had told laws-a legislature, into which the pure making power, lodged in the President him, that somebody should have said, that {pirit of independence was infused, but and Senate, riling paramount to the con. somebody heard Judge Chase say some.

an evil?

thing, at the trial of Fries, the traitor, | the tool of your Executive ; when the Is it not liable to become the vehicle of which something, Fries the traitor, and same power who executes your laws, shall, calumny and falfhood ? Alexander Dallas, his lawyer, thougit was by his minions, make and judge then, It is ; and when this is the case, it is very tyrannical, and by which, together what will be your situation. Tyranny, || the bane of freedom ; it is both the effect with the verdiet of twelve jurors, the a oppreflion of the worst kind, will flourish. and the cause, the concentration and the fore!aid Fries came within one ace of the It will be the very definition of Delpo- proof, of national depravity. Gallows. And, strange as it may seem; l tism. Remember, then, you infatuated What is the proper remedy of so great upon such and similar information, not thousands, you are now singing Holanwithitanding a moft ftrenuous opposition, nas to those who are urging you to des. Truth and power are the proper reme. every Democrat, then in the house, with truction.

dy : truth, lo render it as odious as it is the single exception of Mr. Elliot, from This impeachment of Judge Chase, is deformed ; and power, to restrain it, if Vermont, (an exception, by the way, but the entering wedge. The object, the other means fail, within due bounds. which stamps Mr. Ellioc an honest man, lole object, of the greai malter Ipirit, who But is not the liberty of the press of and a sincere Couftitutional Republican) | rules and directs, is to destroy the inde. Jential to freedom? give their voies for the appointment of a pendence of your judiciary. The preient It is ; but not more so, than its licen. committee, which, in fun and substance, | Judges must be removed, and others more tiousness is baneful to it. is a miniature picture of the revolutionary | pliable fubftituted. Your judiciary mult How can you restrain it, without del tribunal of France.

be filled with men of the same stamp with || troying its freedom ? It is no longer to be disguised, that the those who croud the Senate and House of

By leaving the power to printers and two branches of the federal legislature, are Representatives. When the unbending

When the unbending || writers to use it, or abuse it, according to in the hands of the Executive, “ as the spirit and just principles of Judge Chale || their free choice ; and if they abuse it, to clay in the hands of the potter.” By his have ruined him, ihey will attack his il punish them for the abuse, as in all other tools and minions, he may there denounce brethren ; and Marthall, Cushing, Patter

cases of abule of power. whomsoever he will ; and the wile-men, son and Washington must soon follow. What abuse of the press would you pun. there assembled, thinking or pretending to Their places will be filled by men who lijn by law think, that he can do no wrong, will be know how to bend their principles to their prompt to follow his denunciations with interests. Then the whole machinery of

I would punish its perversion to the base all the terrors of party vengeance. Let the constitution, wi!l be in effect destroy | purpose of wiltul calumny, falfhood and

. | any man examine the malignant perfecu. ed. The form thereof will still remain ;

blasphemy, and of inciting to other enor

mities punishable by law. tions, carried on against the former offi. but the legislative, judicial and executive cers of our government; againit Si. Clair, powers, mingled in one mass, will bow Will it not be difficult to discriminale against Sargeant, and he will at once ac. to one man, and the whole be put in mo. between the proper uje and the abuse of the cede to the truth of this statement.

tion at his will. You, who love your prefs?. But there is one branch of our govern.

country, who cherish the conftitution, It will not, any more than to discrimin.

view well the events which are now tranf. ate between the proper use and abuse of ment, which, altho' mutilated by the vandal attachs of is enemies, has yet fuffi- l piring. Examine, scrutinize the present piring. Examine, scrutinize the present the faculty or power of speech.

But have not the patriots of the day cient power to check the progress of the attempt to impeach an old, a faithful and whirlwind. The judiciary, even now,

revolutionary patriot, and form your o represented the press as too facred to be presents a mighty and dauntless front to pinions as your understandings shall dic. l subject to legal restraint ? the enemies of the conflitution. The spiriate. Trust no longer to professions. Be

Sham-patriots, who would sacrifice lib. it of domination, beholds the judiciary, e. not deluded by the cry of Monarchy,

erty and their country at the shrine of their rect and independent, and despairs to acDebts and Treachery, on the one hand

ambition, and they only, have lo repre. complish the nefarious designs which he or Republicanism, Patriotism and Econo

sented it ; because, such only find their has projected. The judiciary, then, must

my, on the other. Dash from your lips account in the unrestrained licenciousness fall, or the power of the ancient dominion the cup prepared to lull you into flumber.

of the press ; falihood being more utelut will know a boundary. The time is not

If you can calmly drink ibis draught, you to such men, than truth. yet arrived, when its enemies dare to crush will fill seep on--nor dream of the lurk

In what consists the freedom of a Nait with a blow. No Advantage must be ing poison, untis racked by convulsions, il tion? taken of that popular phrenzy, which the you awake, to expire.

It consists in the power of self-govern. Sedition Law and Excise excited, and

CATO.

ment, within the limits of the laws of nawhich has not yet expired. Judge Chale

tions. must fall, for conscientiously enforcing

What is the law of nations? a law enacted by our own legislature.

FOR THE BALANCE.

It is that syftem of rules, citablı hed by And if he falls, we may bid adieu to

immemorial ulage, which regulates the in. the independence of our judiciary. I! POLITICAL CATECHISM. tercourse of nations with each other, and will soon be proftrated. I must bow to

confines their agency, both in peace and the feet of the legislature, and of course, Being a sketch of what miglit, on a matured plan, like the legilature, become subservient to be taught in Schools, and also, by Heads What is the fandion of the law of nathe will of the Executive. Why was of Families, to Youth and Children. tions ? Jeffries derefted ? And why has the peri od in which he poized the scale ul jul

(CONTINUED.)

It is the displeasure of the nations who tice, been viewed with horror by every

have a common intere!t, againit the ol.

fending nations, which frequently results patriot? Because he pollued the fountain

in combined war. of jultice, and beat the law to the will of the means of forming an intelligent and the Executive of his country. To those virtuous people.

Are there no tribunals to decide the who have resd the history of those tiines, I do ; but it is so only, when it is the controverfies of nations ? I appeal. Whea your judiciary becomes vehicle of truth.

None ; unleis the ministers or represen

war.

You mention the press among

all, poor “

reason.

tatives of nations, who converse occasion. And so, after sufficient coaxing, Mitchell at length, &c. &c. &c. Indeed, he has, in this instance, so dexally by mutual agreement, either as parties so far overcame his extreme modesty, as to give his terously “turn'd the weapon back upon the foe,' that or mediators, may be called such. verses to the world.

he deserves credit for his skill and ingenuity. It (TO BE CONTINUED.) Every body knows, that it is much easier to make

seems that Aristides had charged Mr. Jefferson with rhymes than to write poetry ; but Mitchell, it seems,

employing bribery and corruption, for the of

purpose finds his powers unequal even to the former. He obtaining the presidency. He stated, that at the makes such unnatural matches in coupling his

presidential election, the chief magistracy was “ up Communication. lines, that it would not be surprizing if three fourths

for sale," and insinuated that, as Mr. Jefferson bid of them should sue for bills of divorcement before the

higher than Mr. Burr, it was sruck off to him ;MR. ELLIOT, year is at an-end. In one place, "1 climes" and

in plain English--that Mr. Jefferson, by promising REPRESENTATIVE FROM VERMONT. “ joins,” are tacked together-in another, "token"

offices to three certain gentlemen, obtained their and " open”- utter" and “ supper ;" and last of

votes, and thus became president. Now Cheetham WHEN this young man first made his

climes” again, as it obliged to go beg

throws this charge directly back in the teeth of Mr. appearance on the floor of Congrels, wc ging for a mate, is placed along side of « shine."

Burr, and then clears up the whole business in the observed in his conduct a warmth and en So much for the rhyme, and now let us look at the

following truly ingenious manrer.thufalm, which convinced us, that un. like the great mass of his party, his senti

“This secretly contemplated event on the

Mitchell is extremely apt, when hard pushed, to ments, however incorrećt, were yet fin.

part of Mr. Burr, was so opposite to the make metre at the expence of grammar and sense. cere. Since that time, the whole course

sentiments of those who from a defect of An instance occurs in the second line of his ad. of his conduct has placed the fact beyond

the Constitution had given him an equality dressdispute. He has in every instance, oppof.

of votes with Mr. Jefferson, that the fuped the domineering pretensions of that

As suns approach, or leave the pole." posed gentleman could not but conclude pregidential bag-pipe, John Randolph.

Suns, plural, is certainly improper; and, if plac. the promises of emolument had been made He seems finally to have discovered the ed, as it ought to be, in the singular number, two and that to defeat the scheme it would be real object of the Democratic leaders ;

more syllables would have been requisite to make necessary to employ the very means by and he seems resolved to form one honor.

sense, and this would spoil the measure of the line. which it was intended to be accomplished. able exception to that numerous horde, Finding “guns” once more mentioned towards the -Suppose then that this gentleman who pin their faith on the sleeve of some close of the address I am induced to think that an

communicated to the three Represenpresidential minion.

On almost every

other sun may possibly have been discovered in tatives his knowledge of the plot, and, question in the present feffion, he has vot. Louisiana, rising, perhaps from behind the salt

as stated by Mr. Burr and bis friends, proed with the Federalists, convinced of the mountain-thus making out the plurality.

miled it they would renounce the connectact (which his prejudices had before con The following couplet closes the address,

iion that each should have an office, would cealed.) that they are the true friends of

it not have been politic, necessary, just,

“ So now, till New-Year comes again the country and the constitution.

nav commendable The crime is in him " I'll make my bow, and say-Amen!" who rendered the promise necessary, not As I can see no propriety in closing a string of

in him who made it." doggrel verses with amen, I would humbly propose

Mr. Coleman, noting this singular paragraph, obEditor's Closet.

an amendment of the couplet thus

So now, till New-Year comes again
NEW-YEAR'S ADDRESSES REVIEWED.
I'll make my bow, and say-I'm done !

" The grave and certainly novel axiom Having selected pretty largely from the Courant, Bad rhyme, to be sure—but it is full equal to ma

with whicle concludes, reminds us ota it may perhaps be expected, that some notice will ny others in ihe piece.

coupler in Huilibras. be taken of the American Mercury;

" For he that strains too far a fow A pamphlet has appeared in New.York, entitled, “ Will break it like an o'er bent bow : But, really, this address is such a jumble of mere A Reply to Aristiiles, by Fame: Cheetham." We prosaic rbyme, that I am unwilling to trouble the

And be that made and forc'd it, broke it, have not yet had an opportunity to peruse the book ; “ Noc be that for convenience took it." reader with it. No flashes of wit--no sallies of but, froni son: extracts which have appeared in the humour~no epigrammatic turns, are found in it- Evening Post, we are induced to believe that it is a

" On the whole we cannot think he has all, all is tedious dullness ; indeed, every time I mere cheat'on. It must be a bad cause, that can find been very suceessful in placing the suspectthink of it, one of its couplets immediately occurs to no better advocate than James Cheetham ; and we

ed purity of the good patriots in queilion, me, as applicable to the writer, viz.

think, if the Clintonians could send no abler Cap. on a better iooiing than it stood bifore. -" truly tough and hard's the row

tain into the field, they might as well have surrend And in truth we fancy he had bet er leave " Which (tender soul) you have to hoe.” ered to Aristides and the little band, at once. But it

them in forure to file for them clves. He is conjectured, that Cheetham is not the real author

may rely opon it they teel no gratitude for Since I am in democratic company, I must not for of the pamphlet ; and that it was written by a com

his ill judged exertions." get my old neighbor Mitchell, who still makes mittee of about sixty-three, who have borrowerl his . Proems” and “ Conges" and all sorts of verses, name, that they may be enabled to disown the pubfor the

lication hereafter if necessary. This conjecture, The following singoiar advertisement, appears in Political Barometer. however, is doubtless ill-founded ; and the imper

a late Charleston paper :The reader must, in the first place, be informed fections with which the work is fạid to, abound, that we came within an ace of being deprived of this must be accounted for in some oiher way. l'er-

“ To be räffled for, at the City-Hotel, invaluable production ; for Mitchell (modest crea haps they may be ascribed to the great haste in which this day, THE LEARNED GOAT ture) had contluded to let it die where it was born, the pamphlet was fabricated.

one hundred chances at seven dollars each, in the village of Poughkeepsie-but, it seems that We can certainly discover, in the subjoined ex

or fitty chances at fourteen collars. The “ several subscribers in the country, particularly tract from the pamphlet, a great deal of Cheetham's

perion who wins him can make him persome i espectably ladies, intimated a desire to see it.” logic~not to say any thing about convenient morality,

form in one day's time."

serves

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lingly pass an hour in conversation with a be kept as sweet and wholesone, and as 1
neighbor-we scrutinize his character and durable as wooden buildings upon laod. -
conduct - we notice all bis errors, bis That it would also be almost secure from
blemishes, his weakness ; and we do not leaks is evident.
hesitate to suggest a mode of reformation.
But how seldom do we bestow this trouble
on ourselves.- How loth are we to pass

FROM THE AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER.
even a moment in solitude. How unwil.
agricultural.
ling are we to search into our own hearts.

THE Legislatures of the United States With what reluctance do we observe our

are earnestly requested to give serious at. own frailties and follies ; and how flow, tention to the following excellent mode of E X T R AC T.

how criminally negligent are we in rc. ensuring against fire, which is now prac. forming ourselves. Man loves himself tifed in Germany: and which is by expe

. . PEACH TREES.

better than any body else; and yet, there is rience found to be of the greatest utility,
no one whose company he so much dreads.

It is extracted from Render's tour through
I have an acquaintance who would spend that country, lately published, and will be
GENTLEMAN of Mont-
bis time more satisfactorily even with his

well understood where mutual assurance favorite dog, than with himself alone. || companies are established ; but as the gomery county, Pennsylvania, took the following method to preserve peach trees

Whence this dread of solitude ? Whence || principles of it are much more extensive from being injured by worms, caterpillars this aversion to reflection ? Do we not too

than those embraced by any of those com. &c. He cleared the away

often find a folution of these questions, in
that illu.
gum

panies, it would become far more useful ed out of the tree affe&ted by the worm ; the lines of the poet, above quoted ?

if generally adopted by the United States. strewed a little flour of brimstone round

MENTOR In order to pave the way for its intro. the root, and covered it with fine mould

duction, the Legislatures of the different that it migh: not blow away, yet so that

ftates might authorize its adoption in any the fun might operate through and cause

division of county, township, town, par. the briinstone to fumigate, wbich destroyed Jmprovements.

ish, hundred, borough, diftri&t, &c. when. the worms. One pound of brimstone is

ever two thirds of the citizens of such di. sufficient for near two hundred trees.

vision should by such regular method as The same kind of sulphur he also found to

FOR THE BALANCE.

the Legislature may devise vote for its a. be destru&tive to caterpillars. In the lat

doption—the tax afTefTors and colle&tors, ter ca'e his plan was as follows: He split

A CORRESPONDENT proposes, as

might be then authorised to carry it into the end of a pole or stick, put therein a

execution, and whenever experience should few brimstone matches, let them

on fire, || lowing method of filling the spaces between made general for the fate.
an improvement in ship-building, the fol.

have proved its efficacy the law might be and held the pole under the nest. This de.

the timbers, in such manner as to prevent stroys the caterpillars. A pole thus light

P L A N. a leak, in case of the starting of a plank, ed will serve for three or four nests.

Through the whole principality of a and also to prevent the foul air from rot

German Prince, let it be ever so extensive, ting the ship.

all the houses, barns, cottages, ftables, Take mortar, made of lime and saw. and buildings, of every kind, except pub.

duft, or cut-straw, hay, or other light sub lic edifices, are numbered. Every progeonitorial Department.

Stance, which will save the expence of prietor delivers a fiatement in writing of

lime ; and after the timbers are dubbed ihe value of his houles and moveable elTo aid the cause of virtue and religion.

and fited for the inside plank, let every || fects, in doing which he is allowed to elspace be filled with this mortar. Where timate them to any amount he thinks prop.

the spaces are large, blocks of pine or other-commissioners appointed by the gov. FOR THE BALANCE.

er light wood, might be crouded in, so as ernment examine into, and correct thele

to make a saving of mortar; in which estimates : their determination is final. O! lost to virtue, lost to manly thought, case, care must be taken to cover the Let a cottage be ever so small the propri. Lust to the noble sallies of the soul !

blocks sufficiently to prevent them from etor is obliged to insure it with the lille Who think it solitude to be alone."

coming in contact with the planks on ei. property it contains. Every house being YOUNG. ther side.

ihus insured, the insurance money is half Several important advantages would re-yearly called for, and cheerfully paid, as

sult from this mode. The ludden decay it is only the proportional part of such lof. HEERLESS and comfortless of ships, is frequently if not always caul. ses by fire as may actually have happened, muft bu ine life of a person who dreads ed by a mass of filthy and putrid matter generally very irifling i and sometimes to be alone-who prefers the most frivo which collects between the outside plank when nó fire happens, no call is madelous and infipid amusement, to calm and and the ceiling. By pre-occupying this lofles by fire are thus easily and speedily sober reflection. It has been deemed Ipace with a substance like the above men repaired ; Mould even a fire be conlidera. fomewhat extraordinary that mankind in tioned, this accumulation of filth will be ble, yer as the whole principality bears the general know for little of themselves--that completely prevented; and it will readily loss, the payment is to the bulk of the every person is more blind to his own fail. he perceived that, until the quality of the community, scarcely one shilling per an. inge, than to thofe of his neighbor. This, line is wholly destroyed by time, it will however, will not be found very remark- prove an efficient barrier against putridity, The Printers of the different Newspapers able, when it is considered, that most men or corruption; and, consequenily, against of the United States will, it is hoped as feck an acquainiance with every bod, the generatin of toul air. A ship thus

A ship thus friends of public good, give the above a elle, rather iban themselves. We will prepared, night, by proper ventilation, conspicuous place.

Cueerless and comfortless

num.

THE PASSAGE OF

THE

AMENDXENT

TO

THE CONSTITUTIOX.

Columbian Eloquence. affairs of party moft emphatically, and I ment. Jealousy, hateful in private life,

unless its height is taken, its acme impro has perhaps done more in the preservation

ved, the shallows soon appear, and the pres. of political rights than all the virtues united. MR. TRACY'S SPEECH, ent demon of party give place to a succes

I have made the stand, sir, in the Sen. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES,

for. A hope is undoubtedly now indul.
ged that one great and dominant passion, subje& demanded. It I fail here, there is

ate, which I thought the importance of the Friday, December 2, 1803,

will, like Aaron's rod, swallow up every hope of success with the fate legislatures. other, and that the favorable moment can

If nothing can withstand the torrent there ; now be leized to crush the small ftates, [CONCLUDED.] and to obtain their own agency in the

I shall experience the satisfaction which is

derived from a consciousness of having railtranfa&tion. And when we recur to the Mr. President, it was suggested, in a history of former confederacies, and find

ed my feeble voice in detence of that con

ftitution, which is not only the security of former part of the debate, by a gentleman

the small states arrayed in confliet against the small ftates, but the palladium of my from S. Carolina, (Mr. Butler,) that the

each other, to fight, to suffer, and to die
for the transient gratifications of the great

country's rights ; and shall console myself great states, or ruling party of the day, had

with the reflection that I have done

my

du. brought forward this amendment, for the

ftates ; have we not some reason 10 fear
the succels of this measure ?

ty.
purpose of preventing the choice of a fed.
eral Vice-President at the next election,

In the Senate is the security of the small At half past 9 o'clock on Friday eve. And we are now put beyond the power of

states ; their feeble voice in the house of ning, 2d December, 1803, the question doubt, that this is, at least, one motive,

representatives is loft in the potent magic was put in the Senate, and the yeas and

of numbers and wealth. Never until now by the observations of several of the major

nays being called, were as follows : ity, but especially by those of the gentle.

has the force of the small states, which was men from Virginia. He informs us, and provided by the consttution, and lodged

Y E A S. in this federative body, as a weapon of I appreciate his frankness, that if the

Messrs. Anderson, Bailey, Baldwin, friends of this measure do not seize the

self-defence, been able to bear upon this Bradley, Breckenridge, Brown, Cocke, present opportunity to pass it, the oppor.

question. And will the small states, in Condit, Ellery, Franklin, Jackson, Lotunity will never recur. He tells us plain.

stead of detending their own interest, gan, Maclay, Nicholas, Potter, Israel ly, that a minor faction ought to be dil.

their existence, facrifice them to a gust of Smith, John Smith, Samuel Smith, Stone, couraged, that all hopes or prospect of ri.

momentary paflion ? to the short lived Taylor, Worthington, Wright.-22. sing into consequence, much more of ri. gratification of party prejudice?

NA Y S. fing into office, should be crushed, and

This resolution, if circumstances shall

Mefrs. Adams, Butler, Dayton, Hill. that this amendment is to produce a part unequivocally demand it, can pass at the

houle, Olcott, Pickering, Plummer, Tra. of these beneficial effects; which amend. next or any future session of congress.

cy, Wells, White.-10. ment he compares to the bill which was

But once passed, and its pasiage will operintroduced into the British parliament, to

ate like the grave ; the sacrificed righis of The resolution was sent to the House of exclude a popish successor to the crown,

the small flates will be gone forever. Is Representatives, and on Friday, the gth commonly called the exclusion bill. Have

it poflible, sir, that any small state can sub-day of December, the vote was taken upthe minority then, no right left, but

mit to be a satellite in the state system, on it, and the yeas and nays being called, the right to be trampled upon by the

and revolve in a secondary orbit round a majority ? This is identically the great state ? A&t in humble devotion to her

Y E A S. the conduct, which is mentioned in the

will till her purposes are gratified, and quotation which I have had the honor to then content herself to be thrown aside

Melrs. Macon, (Spcaker,) Afon, jun. make from the secretary of state ; to which like a cast garment, an object of her own

ior, Alexander, Anderson, Archer, Bard, I ask leave to recur. · The majority, by unceasing regret, and fii only for the Bedinger, Blackledge, Beyle, Brown, Brytrampling on the rights of the minority, hand ot scorn to point its slow and moving | an, Butler, Campbell, Casey, Claiborne, have produced factions and commotions, || finger at ? Can the members of this Sen || Clay, Clopton, Conrad, irowningshield, which, in republics, have more frequent

ate who represent the small states, quietly Cutts, Dawson, Dickson, Earle. Early, ly than any other cause prodnced despot

cross their hands and requeft the great || Eppes, Findley, Fowler, Gillipsie, Goodfm.

fates to bind them fast and to draw right wyn, Gray, Gregg, Hammond, Hanna, What avails it then, that this country, the ligature ?

Haforouck, D. Heister, 7. Heister, Hol.

land, Holmes, Jackson, Jones, Kennedy, has triumphed over the invasion and vio. I am aware, fir, that I shall be accused

, lence of one oppressor, it they must now of an attempt to excite the jealousy of the Knight, Leib, Lucas, Lyon, MCord; be vi&ims to the violence of thousands ? small states. Mr. President, I represent a

M'Creery, Moriwether, Mitcheli, N. R.

Moore, T. Moore, Morrow, New, New. Political death is denounced now; what

Imall itate, I feel the danger, and claim denunciation will follow ? It would be a the conftitutional right to found the alarm.

ton, jun. Olin, Palmer, Patterson, 7. useless affe&tation in us, to pretend to close

From the same altar on which the imali Randolph. jun, T. M. Randolph, Rea

From the same altar on which the small (of Pennsylvar.ia,) Rea, (ot Tennessee) our eyes upon either the cause or conse.

ftates shall be immolated, will rise the quence ot this measure. smoke of sacrificed liberty : and delpotism ford, Skinner, Smilie, 7. Smith, (of New.

Richards, Rodney, Root, Sammons, Sana The spirit of party has risen so high, must be the dreadful fucceffor.

York,) Stanford, Stanton, Stewart, Thom. at the present day, that it dares to attempt It is the cause of my country and of hu.

as, Thompson, A. Trigg, 3. Trigg, Van what in milder times would be beyond the manity which I plead. And when one reach of calculation. To this overwhel.

Horne, Verplank, Walion, Whitehill, Wilvalt, overwhelming passion is in exercise, liams, l'inn, Winflon, Wynns. ming torrent every confideration must full well I know, fir, that no warning give way. voice, no excitement but jealousy, has

N AY S. The gentleman is perfearly corre&t, in been found fufficiently active and energet Meffrs. Baldwin, Betton, Bishop, 7. supposing that now is the only time to ic in its operation to dissolve the wizard Campbell, Chamberlin, Chittendea, Clag. pass this resolution ; there is a ride in the 1l (pell, and force mankind to listen to asgu- gett, Clay, Cutler, Dana, Davenport,

were.

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